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        Institutiones chirurgicae, in quibus quidquid ad rem chirurgicam pertinet, optima et novissima ratione pertractatur .

      Amsterdam, Janson, 1750, 1747. - 2 Bände in 1 Band. 4°. 2 Bl., VII, 568 S. 4 n.n. Bl., 8, 1187 S, 53 n.n. S. Mit gestochenem Porträt und 40 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit. Hirsch-H. 341. - Waller 4263. - Blake 204. Wellcome III, 237. - Garrison-M. 5576 (für EA von 1718). - Zweite bei Janson gedruckte lateinische Ausgabe nach 1739. Heisters Hauptwerk erschien erstmals 1718 und wurde neben dem Lateinischen in alle wichtigen europäischen Sprachen übersetzt. Die Tafeln sind "of unusal historic interest on account of its instructive illustrations" (Garrison-M.). Die Kupfertafeln zeigen das gesamte damals bekannte Instrumentarium der Chirurgie. - Vorsätze leicht angestaubt und Tafelränder mit kleinen Randeinrissen. Einband fleckig.

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        Mémoires de Maximilien de Béthune, duc de Sully, principal ministre de Henri-le-Grand, mis en ordre, avec des Remarques, par M. L. D. L. D. L. Nouvelle édition revue & corrigée.

      Londres, sans nom, 1747. - 8 volumes in-12, lx-416; viii-556; x-563; vi-450; viii-480; vi-472; vi-481; vi-378-[10]-124p. Complet en 8 volumes. Avec en frontispice du premier volume, un portrait de Henri IV d'après Boizot et un autre de Sully, les 2 gravés par Fessard. A la fin du dernier volume se trouvent les Observations sur la nouvelle éditions des Mémoires. [La Haye, sans nom, 1747].très bel exemplaire. Reliures plein veau caillouté, dos lisses ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre rouges, pièces de tomaison brunes, tranches jaspées.

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        Classes Plantarum seu Systemata Plantarum . . .

      Halae Magdeburgicae: Apud Io. Gottl. Bierwirth, 1747. 8vo, contemporary calf, maroon morocco label, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. Edges a little rubbed; a smidgen of foxing; very good copy.

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        Anti-Lucretius sive de Deo et Natura

      1747 - Anti-Lucretius sive de Deo et Natura, Paris 2 volumes 1747. 1st edition. Very large 8vo in red morocco with bands and gilt edges. Binding in very good shape. Dedication to Pope Benedict. Opus Posthumum of Cardinal Melchior de Polignac, edited by Caroli d’Orleans de Rothelin. A Christian refutation of Lucretius’ atheistic atomism. Contact me for collation, detailed description. Shipping: $8.00 domestic, $40.00 international [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traitè des feux d'artifice pour le spectacle Nouvèlle édition, toute changèe, & considérablement augmentée

      Paris, Jombert, 1747, 8vo legatura in piena pelle marmorizzata coeva, titolo in oro al dorso, fregi e cinque snodi, pp. LIV-496 con in fine 13 inc. in rame ripiegate, con preparazione dei fuochi, giochi pirotecnici ed esecuzioni. Altra tav. in antip. e tre come testatine. In fine, racconto di spettacoli pirotecnici per matrimoni, incoronazioni, eventi pubblici, feste, ecc. Ottima copia.

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        The Works of Shakespear in Nine Volumes, With a Glossary Carefully Printed from the Oxford Edition in Quarto, 1744

      London: Lintott, et al. 1747. In 9 volumes complete. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands to spines with brown leather title labels and gilt volume numbers. Early small paper labels to foot of spines. Minor wear to boards. Lacks one spine label. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Frontis portrait engraving. Engraving of Shakespeare's monument before the 'Life' and an engraving before each play. Head and tail-pieces. Pericles not included. All internally clean. All bindings firm. . Very Good. Full Calf. 1747. 12mo. bound in 6's.

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        Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre (...). Band (Tome) IV. Mit 51 teils gefalteten kolorierten Kupfertafeln, -karten und -plänen.

      Paris, Didot, 1747. 2 Bll., 648 Seiten. 4. Leder der Zeit mit goldgeprägter Rückenschild und reicher Rücken-Goldprägung (bestoßen u. beschabt).Erste Ausgabe. - Cox I, 32. - Cioranescu 51288. - 4. Teil der großen französischen Reisesammlung. Enthält: Livres IX-XIII: Suite ... de la description de la Guinée - La description des côtes... -Voyages dans la Guinée - Voyages dans le Royaumes de Congo - Description des Royaumes de Loango, de Congo ... - Mit entsprechendem Kartenmaterial, die Kupfer zeigenAnsichten und Pläne von Festungen, Eingeborenen, Tieren, Pflanzen etc.Durchgehend alle Karten und Pläne sowie einige Vignetten handkoloriert.Teils gebräunt u. leicht stockfleckig. K4-36 Versand Dienstags und Freitags

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        Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre (...). Bd. 3.Mit 22 kolorierten (meist) gefalteten Kupfertafeln, -karten und -plänen.

      Paris, Didot, 1747. VIIIi, 638 Seiten, 1 Bl. 4°. Leder. d. Zt. mit Rotschnitt, goldgeprägtem Rücken-Schild undRücken-Vergoldung (teils stärker beschabt, etwas bestoßen, Seitenschnitt fleckig). Erste Ausgabe. - Cox I, 32. - Cioranescu 51288. - 3. Teil der großen französischen Reisesammlung.Behandelt Livres VII-IX: Voyages au long des côtes occidentales - En Guinée, a Benin... - Description de la Guinée - Mit dekorativen Karten Ansichten, Festungen etc. –Teils mit leichtem Wasserrand im unteren Rand, z.T. etwas gebräunt u. (stock-)fleckig. u Versand D: 6,90 EUR

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        Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre (.). Band (Tome) IV. Mit 51 teils gefalteten kolorierten Kupfertafeln, -karten und -plänen.

      - Paris, Didot, 1747. 2 Bll., 648 Seiten. 4°. Leder der Zeit mit goldgeprägter Rückenschild und reicher Rücken-Goldprägung (bestoßen u. beschabt). Erste Ausgabe. - Cox I, 32. - Cioranescu 51288. - 4. Teil der großen französischen Reisesammlung. Enthält: "Livres IX-XIII: Suite . de la description de la Guinée - La description des côtes. - Voyages dans la Guinée - Voyages dans le Royaumes de Congo - Description des Royaumes de Loango, de Congo ." - Mit entsprechendem Kartenmaterial, die Kupfer zeigen Ansichten und Pläne von Festungen, Eingeborenen, Tieren, Pflanzen etc. Durchgehend alle Karten und Pläne sowie einige Vignetten handkoloriert. Teils gebräunt u. leicht stockfleckig. K4-36 Versand Dienstags und Freitags Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia de las revoluciones de Portugal, escrita en Frances...y traducida en lengua Castellana. Primera edicion.

      Leon de Francia: Hermanos De Ville, 1747. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). vii, [1], 372, [14 (index)] pp. First Spanish edition of this important Portuguese history by the Abbé de Vertot, focusing on the 1640 revolution in which the "Spanish captivity" was ended and the house of Braganza brought to power. Jefferson's library contained a copy in the original French, and, following its first printing in that language in 1689, the work was translated into a number of other tongues, with the present Spanish rendition being now significantly less common than most others.    Provenance: With the armorial bookplate of D. Feliciano Ramirez de Arellano, Marqués de la Fuensanta del Valle, and bookseller's ticket from a Lisboa dealer.         Palau 361040. Contemporary treed calf, spine gilt extra with gilt-stamped leather title label, covers showing only light wear; joints and board edges rubbed, leather lost over spine head and cracking over foot, spine also with small traces of paper label. Hinges slightly tender.

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        Lebens-Geschichte und Helden-Thaten des Durchlauchtigsten Prinzen und grossen Feld-Herrns Carls, Herzogs von Lothringen und Bar (2 Bände in 1)

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, (Riegel), 1747. - . General-Lieutnants der Königlich-Ungarischen und Böhmischen Armeen aus sichern Nachrichten mit unpartheyischer Feder beschrieben und mit nöthigen Kupfern erläutert. Mit gestochenem Portrait, 20 (19 gefaltete) Kupfertafeln, Pläne und Karten, 1 gefaltete Tabelle, 11 Blatt, 396 Seiten, 2 Blatt; XXXIX, 284 Seiten, Frankfurt, Riegel, 1743. Angebunden : Merckwürdiges Leben und Thaten Des Weltberühmten Herrn Francisci Frey-Herrns von Trenck, Ihro Römisch-Kayserl. und Königl. Majestät in Ungarn und Böhmen . würcklichen Obristen über ein Corpo Banduren und Sclavonischer Husaren. Von Ihm selbst bis zum Ende des Jahres 1745 fortgesetzt. Mit gestochenem Portrait, 3 Blatt, 376 Seiten, Stempel auf Vorsatz und dem ersten Blatt, innen leicht gebräunt, die große Tafel „Das Englische Lager" mit bräunlichem Fleck, sonst gut erhalten. Enthält eine Beschreibung der militärischen Tätigkeiten des kaiserlichen Heerführers Karl Alexander von Lothringen und Bar (1712 bis 1780) während des Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieges sowie eine wüste Selbstbiographie von Franz von der Trenck (1711 bis 1749), weiland Anführer einer Pandurenhorde in kaiserlichen Diensten.

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        A SUMMARY, HISTORICAL AND POLITICAL, OF THE FIRST PLANTING, PROGRESSIVE IMPROVEMENTS, AND PRESENT STATE OF THE BRITISH SETTLEMENTS IN NORTH-AMERICA; WITH SOME TRANSIENT ACCOUNTS OF THE BORDERING FRENCH AND SPANISH SETTLEMENTS. No. 7 [- No. 8]

      Boston: Printed and sold by Rogers and Fowle in Queen-Street, 1747. Two parts, 97-112; 113-128pp. Printed wrappers containing titlepage on front and publisher's advertisements on the rear. Stitched as issued. Some light wear and soiling. Very good. Two parts of Douglass' important work, which was published in serial fashion by Boston publishers and booksellers Rogers and Fowle. Each number was published as an irregular supplement to the AMERICAN MAGAZINE, and the whole work would eventually comprise two lengthy volumes. These two parts are interesting because they show a different form of publication for mid-18th-century colonial America, and the rearmost leaf contains ads both for newly published and imported books. "First American history of the whole country" - Howes. Douglass was a Scottish physician living in Boston. Although not a work noted for its accuracy, Wroth comments, "Modern critics of the SUMMARY have overlooked the fact that its author was the first to attempt this story from the viewpoint of a resident American...," and further quotes a contemporary critic in the MONTHLY REVIEW as finding it "a fuller and more circumstantial account of North-America, than is any where else to be met with." In his PRESENT STATE OF NORTH AMERICA (London, 1755) John Huske wrote: "There is not one Work yet published to the World in our Language that in any Degree deserves the Title of a History of North America, but Smith's HISTORY OF VIRGINIA, and Douglass's SUMMARY...And this last is only valuable for being the best Collection of facts in general, for a future Historian, that was ever made or published." An interesting peek at colonial publishing history, and a work of major importance in the writing of American history. HOWES D436. CLARK I:226. WROTH, AMERICAN BOOKSHELF, pp.87-91. SABIN 20726. ESTC W39730.

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        Uebersetzung der Algemeinen Welthistorie die in Engeland durch eine Geselschaft von Gelehrten ausgefertiget worden. Dritter (und) Vierter [3.und 4.] Theil: Nebst den Anmerkungen der holländischen Uebersetzung auch vielen neuen Kupfern und Karten / Genau durchgesehen und mit häufigen Anmerkungen vermeret von Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten. 2 Teile in 1 Band

      Halle : Gebauer, 1746-1747 - Theil 3: 4°. [1] Bl., 30, 794 [i.e. 798] S., 8 Illustrationen (Kupferstich), 3 Karten (Kupferstich.) ; Paginierfehler S. 20/21 und S. 463/464 doppelt paginiert. Theil 4: 4°. [1] Bl., 73, 690 [i.e. 692] S., [2] Bll., [8] gefaltete Kupfertafeln, 7 Illustrierte (Kupferstiche), 2 Karten (Kupferstich) - Paginierfehler auf Bl. Rrrr1: Zählung springt von S. 680 auf 679. Pergamenteinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild sowie verblassten handschriftlichen Ergänzungen. – Inhalt Theil 3: Dieser Band enthält das VII. (4. Abschnitt) bis IX. Hauptstück der "Algemeinen Welthistorie": 7. Hauptstück: Geschichte und Brauchtum der Juden bis zur Babylonischen Gefangenschaft // 8. Hauptstück: Geschichte von Assyrien //9. Hauptstück: Geschichte der Babylonier///. - Die Kupferstiche zeigen: Die Karte von Palästina nach dem Reland / Einige samaritanische Münzen / Karte von dem Königreich Juda und Israel / Grundriss des Tempels zu Jerusalem / weiterer Grundriss / Perspectivische Vorstellung des Tempels von der Nordseite / Vorstellung des salomonischen Tempels von außen / Profil des Tempels Nordseite / Grundriss der Stadt Jerusalem / Karte von Assyrien und Babylonien / Die Stadt Babylon. – Theil 4 enthält das X. bis XVI. Hauptstück der "Algemeinen Welthistorie": 10. Hauptstück: Die Geschichte der Meder. // 11. Hauptstück: Beschreibung und Geschichte von Persien. // 12. Hauptstück: Die Geschichte der Scythen und Gomerier und ihre Züge in Europa // 13. Hauptstück: Die Geschichte der alten Phrygier, Trojaner, Lycier, Lydier usw. // 14. Hauptstück: Die Geschichte der Mysier // 15. Hauptstück: Die Geschichte der Lydier. // 16. Hauptstück: Die Geschichte der Lycier. - Mit Sach- und Personenregister, die beiden letzten Blätter mit Quellenverweisen zum Alten Testament. /// Die Kupferstiche zeigen: Karte von Persien / Abbildung zweier besonderer Säulen / Abbildung der Überbleibsel von Persepolis. / Abb. verschiedener Thiergefechte, ingleichen: Eine Probe von den Schriften, die in den zu den Ueberbleibseln gehörigen Tafeln zu sehen / Abriss der an den Mauern abgebildeten Umgänge /Abriss verschiedener anderer Geschichten, so in den Mauern abgebildet worden sind / Eine Abbildung eines Grabmals bei Persepolis /Karte von dem Aufenthalt und Wohnstädten der Celten. - Einband mit Rückenschild und verblasstem handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Text teilweise etwas gebräunt und fleckig. Karten etwas gebräunt. Frakturschrift. Namensstempel auf Vorsatz. Gutes Arbeits- und Studienexemplar . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        IL MONDO INGANATO DA FALSI MEDICI E DISINGANNATO DISCORSI DEL DOTTOR GIUSEPPE GAZOLA.

      Venezia (Venice), Italy: Antonio Perlini, 1747. [vi], 180 pages of text. Full vellum binding is slightly shelfworn and soiled. Illustrated with a frontisportriat of Joseph Gazola and a folding plate titled "Veduta de Bagni di Caldiero." The text is very clean and unmarked, with minor paper loss to the bottom corner of the title page. Tenth edition - Edizione Decima.. Tenth edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Der Heimliche und unerforschliche Natur-Kündiger. Oder: Accurate Beschreibung Von der Wünschel-Ruthe, Darinnen enthalten Der besondere Nutz bey Entdeckung der Wasser-Quellen, Metallen, vergrabenen Schätze, flüchtiger Diebe und Mörder [...] Aus dem Frantzösischen in das Hochteutsche übersetzet [...] Auch mit einem absonderlichen Curieusen Tractat Matthiä Willen Von der Wünschelruthe vermehret. Erste dtsch. Ausg.

      7 Bll., 530 S. (recte: 528, da S.261/2 übersprungen), mit gest. Frontispiz u. 23 Kupfertaf., Kl.-8, Leder d. Zt. mit 4 Bünden u. Rückenschild VD17 39:115678Y (Eine von zwei Druckvarianten) Brüning: Bibliographie der alchemistischen Literatur 2764 Slg. du Prel 1221 Grässe S.37 Klinckowstroem 56 (u. 54): "Er hat die Korpuskeltheorie, auf Gasserdi und Descartes fußend, am eingehendsten ausgearbeitet. Vallemont beschreibt uns [...] bereits die gleiche Art der Tiefenbestimmung, wie sie noch heute üblich ist." Ackermann IV/235 (zur franz. Ausgabe 1747) Vgl. Caillet III, 10984 Vgl. Duveen 595 (Erschien erstmals 1693 unter dem Titel "La physique occulte, ou traité de la baguette divinatoire") Vgl. Neu 4162. - Mit dem Anhang: "Matthia Willen. Warhafftiger und gründlicher Bericht von der Wünschel-Ruten Wie solche Vor einigen Jahren zu Sulza an der Ilmen / bey Ausgehung eines Saltz-Quells / ohne Superstition abgebrochen und öffters gebraucht worden." - Klassiker der Wünschelruten-Literatur, enthält auch okkult/kurioses, wie das Finden von vergrabenen Schätzen u. flüchtigen Verbrechern. - Etwas berieben u. am Rücken bestossen Titel mit alter Anmerkung tlw. leicht fleckig, sonst ein gutes u. schönes Expl.

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        An appeal to the common sense of Scotsmen,

      8vo., (2) + 10 + 66pp., complete with the half-title, lower margins trimmed (nowhere near printed surface) removing ink ms. notes, half-title a bit soiled, 19th century half calf, spine gilt, some wear to marbled paper sides but a good crisp copy.Publisher: Edinburgh: printed by W. Sands, A. Murray, and J. Cochran. Sold by J. Traill, and other booksellers.Year: 1747Edition: First and only edition: rare.Goldsmiths 8278. Hanson 6057. Not in Kress. ESTC & OCLC together locate a total of only 10 libraries with copies, of which only the McMaster + Yale + Spencer Research libraries in N.America.

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        Moeurs et usages des Turcs, leur religion, leur gouvernement civil, militaire et politique, avec un abrégé de l'historie ottomane

      Chez Coustelier and Merigot & Piget, Paris 1747 - First edition, second issue (with the Merigot & Piget imprint in volume two). 4to. 2 volumes: (4), xxiv, 453, (17); (2), viii, 537, (2) pp. Illustrated with 29 engraved plates and maps [of 30, lacking the frontispiece to volume one], many folding, including a large folding view of Constantinople, engraved head and tail-pieces; title pages printed in red and black. Brunet Vol. II, p. 1783. Graesse Vol. III, p. 171. Blackmer sale 148 (for the Amsterdam, 1747, edition): "Guer's Turkish work is of considerable interest for its plates, which were engraved by Duflos after designs by Boucher and Halle and which consist of views and scenes illustrating Turkish characters and costumes. They also include a folding double-page panorama of Constantinople. These plates are particularly charming." Atabey sale 527 ($2755 in 2002, the last copy of the first edition to appear at auction, as recorded ABPC, 1976-2011). Though missing the frontispiece to volume one, a lovely copy otherwise. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, marbled endpapers, leather label and gilt ornaments between raised bands on spine, all edges red. (#5981). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Venezia

      1747. Rara e dettagliata raffigurazione in pianta della città di Venezia e delle isole della Giudecca e di S. Giorgio Maggiore, che ripropone in formato ridotto la grande pianta disegnata dall'Ughi e pubblicata dallo stesso Furlanetto nel 1729.L'incisione è arricchita da alcuni elementi decorativi, uno su tutti, nell'angolo in alto a destra, la raffigurazione allegorica della città di Venezia mentre nell'angolo superiore opposto è riportata una rosa dei venti con l'indicazione del Nord. Agli angoli inferiori, in due decorativi cartigli, sono riportati, sulla sinistra, la scala grafica e l'indicazione dell'autore, mentre sulla destra, sono riportate alcune avvertenze, come ad esempio: "Li Traghetti sono distinti con pontini che atraversano il Canale Grande come pure quello della Giudecca". La stampa si presenta in uno stato non repertoriato nella bibliografia di riferimento, Applicata su tela all'epoca. Riferimenti: Moretto, "Venetia Le immagini della Repubblica", n° 167 e 188

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        THE ART OF COOKERY MADE PLAIN AND EASY. Which Far Exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet Published.

      London: Printed for the Author at Mrs. Ashburn's, a China-Shop, the Corner of Fleet-Ditch, 1747. FIRST EDITION OF THE MOST FAMOUS EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH COOKERY BOOK, 1747. Small folio, approximately 300 x 180 mm, 12 x 7 inches, pages: title page (facsimile), [12], 1-65, 68-135, 138-166, jumps in numbering as in all copies, catch words correct, collation: a-c2, A-Z2, Aa-Ss2, lacks O2 a cancel, see Sotheby's, Crahan Catalogue, (which also lacks O2), bound in modern quarter calf, gilt lettering and rules between raised bands to spine, marbled boards, gilt vertical dividing rule between boards and spine, new endpapers. LACKS TITLE PAGE, now supplied in facsimile, LACKS LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS, first page of Contents neatly repaired with some loss of text, last page has a closed tear repaired with document tape, last 2 pages and a few other pages have margins neatly strengthened with document tape, pale age-browning and foxing throughout, light staining to 2 pages, small hole affecting a few letters but easily understood, a few pages have small chip to top margin, nowhere near text, occasional small closed tears to margins neatly repaired, a few old ink crosses in margins, not affecting text, otherwise a good copy. The first edition was published in small folio, the following editions in 8vo. Laid in loosely is a very early recipe for Indian curry using Burgess' Curry Powder, slightly creased and slightly dusty at lower edge, no loss of text. See: Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, pages 186-87; Maclean, A Short-Title Catalogue of Household and Cookery books in English, page 59; Cagle, A Matter of Taste, pages 497-8; Oxford, English Cookery Books to the Year 1850, pages 76-77; The Cetus Library, Bloomsbury Auctions, lot 149: Sotheby's, Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan, 317; Andre Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica, 761; MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        IL MONDO INGANATO DA FALSI MEDICI E DISINGANNATO DISCORSI DEL DOTTOR GIUSEPPE GAZOLA.

      Venezia (Venice), Italy: Antonio Perlini, 1747. [vi], 180 pages of text. Full vellum binding is slightly shelfworn and soiled. Illustrated with a frontisportriat of Joseph Gazola and a folding plate titled "Veduta de Bagni di Caldiero." The text is very clean and unmarked, with minor paper loss to the bottom corner of the title page. Tenth edition - Edizione Decima.. Tenth edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Saggio intorno all’elettricità dei corpi...

      presso G. Pasquali, 1747. 8vo (cm. 16,9), 254(2) pp. con un’antiporta incisa in rame e 5 tavv. rip. f.t. (segue) Lettere intorno all’elettricità..., ibidem 1755, 180 pp. e 4 tavv. rip. f.t. (segue) Ricerche sopra le cause particolari de’ fenomeni elettrici e sopra gli effetti nocivi o vantaggiosi che se ne può attendere, ibidem 1750, 334(2) pp. e 8 tavv. rip. f.t. Ottima legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titoli oro su due tasselli dipinti al ds. Tagli azzurri. Qualche macchiolina, ma veramente bell’esemplare di tre importanti opere, tutte in prima traduzione italiana, dell’Abate Nollet considerato uno tra i maggiori fisici sperimentali del settecento, al quale -tra l’altro- si devono gli insegnamenti fondamentali per la realizzazione di alcune apparecchi di fisica ancor oggi conservati nel Museo della Storia della Scienza in Firenze.

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        THE ART OF COOKERY MADE PLAIN AND EASY Which Far Exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet Published

      London: Printed for the Author at Mrs. Ashburn's, a China-Shop, the Corner of Fleet-Ditch, 1747.. FIRST EDITION OF THE MOST FAMOUS EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH COOKERY BOOK, 1747. Small folio, approximately 300 x 180 mm, 12 x 7 inches, pages: title page (facsimile), [12], 1-65, 68-135, 138-166, jumps in numbering as in all copies, catch words correct, collation: a-c2, A-Z2, Aa-Ss2, lacks O2 a cancel, see Sotheby's, Crahan Catalogue, (which also lacks O2), bound in modern quarter calf, gilt lettering and rules between raised bands to spine, marbled boards, gilt vertical dividing rule between boards and spine, new endpapers. LACKS TITLE PAGE, now supplied in facsimile, LACKS LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS, first page of Contents neatly repaired with some loss of text, last page has a closed tear repaired with document tape, last 2 pages and a few other pages have margins neatly strengthened with document tape, pale age-browning and foxing throughout, light staining to 2 pages, small hole affecting a few letters but easily understood, a few pages have small chip to top margin, nowhere near text, occasional small closed tears to margins neatly repaired, a few old ink crosses in margins, not affecting text, otherwise a good copy. The first edition was published in small folio, the following editions in 8vo. Laid in loosely is a very early recipe for Indian curry using Burgess' Curry Powder, slightly creased and slightly dusty at lower edge, no loss of text. See: Bitting, Gastronomic Bibliography, pages 186-87; Maclean, A Short-Title Catalogue of Household and Cookery books in English, page 59; Cagle, A Matter of Taste, pages 497-8; Oxford, English Cookery Books to the Year 1850, pages 76-77; The Cetus Library, Bloomsbury Auctions, lot 149: Sotheby's, Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan, 317; Andre Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica, 761; MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The plan of a dictionary of the English language; addressed to the Right Honorable Philip Dormer, Earl of Chesterfield; one of His Majesty's principal Secretaries of State

      London: printed for J. & P. Knapton, T. Longman and T. Shewell [et al.], 1747. First edition, second state (without Chesterfield's name on A2 recto), 4to, pp. [2], 34; a very good copy in full 20th century speckled calf by Riviere, red morocco label, gilt decorated spine. "A notable document which showed that the problem of [establishing standardized English] had found its master, one who had the vision, the learning, the common sense, and the tenacity to execute a project comparable to that which had for so long occupied the French Academy… Under such a burden of responsibility Johnson formulated a comprehensive and minute plan, discussing selection of the vocabulary, orthography, pronunciation, etymology, syntax, definitions, usage, and citations of authorities. Johnson's Plan presented two proposals of outstanding importance, the carefully divided and ordered definition and the citation of authorities" (Starnes & Noyes, pp. 148-52). "Johnson conceived the thought of compiling an English Dictionary quite early in life, but he did not turn to the work until his proposals to publish an edition of Shakespeare in 1745 were nullified by Tonson, the holder of the Shakespeare copyright. Work began fairly early in 1746 for Johnson's manuscript draft of his plan, entitled "A Short Scheme for compiling a new Dictionary of the English Language," now in the Hyde collection, is dated 20 April, 1746. The manuscript was read by at least two readers who made notes an comments on it. Johnson then revised and rewrote his "Short Scheme" and had the second version copied out by a professional scribe… The faircopy was apparently read by Lord Chesterfield to whom the published version was addressed … In August 1747 the Plan was published. There are two versions of the original quarto pamphlet, the first bearing the drop-head title on p. 1 "To the Right Honorable Philip Dormer, Earl of Chesterfield… The first signed sheet A containing pp. 1-8 was then canceled and reprinted, the second version having no drop-head title on p. 1, and differing in a few minor readings… When the Dictionary was about to appear in February 1755, the Plan was reprinted from the non-Chesterfield version, as an octavo pamphlet, still bearing the date of 1747" (Alston). Alston V, 361; Courtney & Smith, p. 20; Chapman & Hazen, p. 130; Kennedy 6234.

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        Dem Hochgebohrnen Grafen u. Herrn, Herrn Carl Ludwig des H.R. Reichs Grafen von Hohenloh u. Gleichen Herrn zu Langenburg und Cranchfeld des Hochgraefl. Hauses dermahlen Seniori Rittern des Königl. Daenischen Eliph. Ordens wird dieser prospectivische Plan der Hochgr. von Hochdenenselben erbauten Lust Schlosses auf dem Carlsberg nebst der Gegend der Residenz Stadt Weickersheim unterthaenigst gewidmet von den Homaennischen Erben Nürnberg M. Octo. 1747. C.P.S.C.M.Gr.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, dat. 1747, 45,5 x 53,5 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 137. - Perspektivische Darstellung des Karlsberg und der umliegenden Gegend. - Die Städte Weikersheim, Bronn, Schäfertsheim, Elpersheim, Markelsheim, Apfelbach, Rüsselhausen, Harthausen, Neuses, Röttingen, Tauberrettersheim, Niederrimbach, Queckbronn, Neubronn, Honsbronn u.a. mit Vogelschauansichten. - Unten rechts figürliche Titelkartusche mit Putten und Allegorien. - Oben links Erklärungen zum Prospekt. - Perfekter Zustand!

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        Nouvelles découvertes faites avec le microscope par T. Needham. Avec un Mémoire sur les polypes à bouquet, et sur ceux en entonnoir par Trembley

      1747 - [16]-179-[1] pp., 7 pl. depl. A Leide, de l'Imp. d'Elie Luzac fils, 1747, in-12, [16]-179-[1] pp, 7 pl. depl, veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 2 nerfs et fleuronné, pièce de titre rouge, tranches rouges, roulette sur les coupes, 7 gravures en taille-douce : la dernière figure le microscope aquatique simple de Trembley. Édition originale de la traduction française du texte de Needham. L'ouvrage a paru à l'origine à Londres sous le titre de An Account of Some Microscopical Discoveries en 1745. La même année a paru un second tirage, portant un nouveau titre, New Miscroscopical Discoveries. Needham (1713-1781) rend compte ici d'une découverte faite alors qu'il avait placé des grains de pollen dans l'eau pour effectuer des observations au microscope : un grand nombre de ces grains éclatent en globules minuscules, ce qu'il avait déjà pu observer sur les stigmates des fleurs examinés dans l'eau ; il parvient ainsi à la conclusion que les globules constituent une substance fertilisante (chapitre VII : "Sur la poussière qui féconde les plantes"). Il tente également d'apporter un argument capital pour la théorie de la génération spontanée en prouvant, de manière empirique, que les oeufs et les vers peuvent surgir de la viande avariée. L'ouvrage est accompagné de la Lettre du naturaliste genevois Abraham Trembley (1710-1784) à Mr. Folkes et du Mémoire sur les polypes à bouquet : l'édition originale de ces textes avait d'abord paru en anglais dans les Philosophical Transactions. for the Years 1744 and 1745 (vol 43, London, 1746, pp. 169-183 : "Translation of a Letter from Mr. Abraham Trembley, F. R. S. to the President, with Observations upon Several Newly Discover'd Species of Fresh-Water Polypi"), mais sans la planche qui représente le microscope de Trembley. Il est représenté ici pour la première fois (planche VII) et décrit par le traducteur de cette manière : "[la planche] représente l'appareil que Mr. Trembley emploie pour observer les insectes dans l'eau ; je connois toute l'utilité par ma propre expérience (.). Ceux qui ne seront pas à portée de faire construire les portes-loupes, qui sont la principale pièce de cet appareil, en trouveront ici à Leide, chez Mr. Jean van Musschenbroek (Avertissement, pp. [10]-[11]). Le microscope se compose en effet d'un bocal de verre et d'un bras de Musschenbroek avec un verre grossissant pouvant être déplacé contre le récipient. Les Philosophical Translations en donneront à leur tour une représentation en 1748 (for the year 1746) pour l'article de Trembley "Observations upon Several Species of Small Water Insects of the Polypus Kind" (pp. 627-655). De la bibliothèque de Jean-Baptiste Huzard, avec son cachet ex-libris reprenant sa signature : "Huzard de l'Institut". Huzard (1755-1838) fut Élève puis professeur à l'École vétérinaire d'Alfort. Il assembla une importante bibliothèque de 40000 volumes, vendue aux enchères en 1843-1844. Épidermures et petite galerie de ver à la reliure. Informations biographiques dactylographiées contrecollées sur les gardes blanches. Blake, p. 320. Norman n° 1576 et 1577 pour les éditions anglaises. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada, Which are the Barrier Between the English and French in That Part of the World

      Printed for John Whiston at Mr. Boyle's Head, and Lockyer Davis at Lord Bacon's Head, Both in Fleetstreet and John Ward Oppofite the Royal Exchange, 1747. Banded black leather/gilt spine with red title plates, 1747 gilt bottom, blue cloth with leather quarters, all gilt edges, marbled endpages., minor rubbing to corners. xvi [4] 90. iv, 91-204 (1) p1 folding leaf of plates. All maps very good.Rare OCLC finds 11 copies of second edition. A Vocabulary of Some Words ect. B Papers Relating to An Act of Assembly of the Province of New York, for Encouragement of the Indian Trade, ect. A Treaty between His Excellency The Honourable George Clinton ect. and The Six United Indian Nations, ect. Albany Aug. Sept 1746. A Collection of Charters and other Publick Acts Relating to the Province of Pennsylvania, Vix. A Fine copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. American History. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Autograph letter signed ("Piron").

      No place, 8. II. 1747. - Small 4to. 3 pp. Bifolium with address panel to verso. In French, to his brother Jean in Dijon. - Somewhat spotty and some damage to edges; some tears unprofessionally restored.

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        Wästgötaresa, På Riksens Högloflige Ständers Befallning Förrättad år 1746.

      Med anmärkningar uti Oeconomien, Naturkunnogheten, Antiquiteter, Inwånarnes Seder och Lefnads-Sätt, med tillhörige figurer. Stockholm, Lars Salvius 1747. 8:o. Träsnittsillustrationer i texten. (12,284,(19) s. + 5 utvikbara graverade planscher. Senare (1900-tal) skinnband. Blekt och något nött rygg med fem upphöjda bind. Den ursprungliga titeletiketten bevarad. Namnteckning S. Hof på titelbladet. Bortklippt namnteckning i övre kant på titelbladet 8 x 55 mm. Pl. IV med fuktrand i nedre yttre hörn. Pl. V naggad med mindre pappersförlust i yttre marginalen, utom plåtkanten. Några enstaka mindre fläckar. Sidan 51-58 med liten insektsskada i övre kant. Sidan 215 med samtida bläckanteckning i nedre marginalen samt liten lackfläck som döljer tre bokstäver. Saknar eftersättsblad. 20 x 12,5 cm. Bring Itineraria svecana 157. Soulsby 218. Sven Hof var son till Skara skolas rektor och prosten i Levene socken Johannes Hof och Christina Wallwik, vars mor tillhörde släkten Rudbeckius. Hof blev 1721 student i Uppsala, 1731 filosofie magister, 1746 lektor i matematik vid gymnasiet i Skara och 1750 lektor i vältalighet. Avsked med professors namn från Skara gymnasium 1757. Hof hade omfattande naturalhistoriska intressen som han delgav sina elever, varav flera blev framstående naturvetenskapsmän, till exempel Torbern Bergman, Adam och Johan Afzelius, Johan Abraham och Leonard Gyllenhaal samt Anders Dahl. Han var dock framför allt språkforskare, särskilt intresserad av samtidens svenska språk. Hans ordbok över västgötadialekten omfattade 3 000 ord. Han var en tidig förespråkare för ett fonetiskt stavningssätt. (Wikipedia).

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        Zertificacion de los Ramos de Real Hacienda, sus productos, pagas, y gastos de las Reales Caxas de este Reyno en un quinquenio, comprehensibo desde 1 de Enero de 1740, hasta fin de Diciembre de 1744, formada en cumplimento de superior decreto del excmo. Virrey de este Reyno a 28 de julio e 1746, como en ella se previene

      1747 - Important Mexican manuscript on the Mexican Real Hacienda, covering Mexican states for the years 1740 to 1744. 1747. Mexico. In folio. 47 ff. Unbound. Manuscript in ink on paper, title page with ornamental border, in a clear and legible calligraphy, contemporary stitching, uncut, some light finger soiling but overall fine. 9,000 $ Remarkable Mexican manuscript, containing economic and tax information for the years 1740 to 1744, amongst other subjects; the Real Hacienda (or royal treasury) was the colonial body of administration that regulated the “collection of taxes, disbursement of funds to meet colonial needs, remission of surplus revenues to Castile, accounting and auditing (Contadur

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        A Bill in the Chancery of New-Jersey, at the suit of John Earl of Stair, and others, Proprietors of the Eastern-Division of New-Jersey; against Benjamin Bond, and some other persons of Elizabeth-Town, distinguished by the name of the Clinker Lot Right Men. With three large maps, done from copper-plates.

      (New York): Printed by James Parker, in New-York, 1747; and a few Copies are to be sold by him, and Benjamin Franklin, in Philadelphia, (1747). (New York): Printed by James Parker, in New-York, 1747; and a few Copies are to be sold by him, and Benjamin Franklin, in Philadelphia. (1747). First. First edition. Folio. pp. [1-2] 3-124, 1-11 [12 (blank)], 13-24 [25 (blank)], 25-39 [40 (blank)], [1-6 (last page blank)]. With 3 folded maps prepared by James Alexander and Lewis Evans, and engraved by James Turner. The highlighted boundary lines on maps I and II are hand-colored in accordance with the color-coded key printed in the cartouche on Map no. I (yellow, red, blue, and green). This copy also includes the color purple along the border of Staten Island. Small ink signature on the title page (dated 1815), some browning and modest scattered foxing to the text pages and maps (Map III is partly damaged, with a small missing section restored), a few occasional small stains to the margins, a good copy. Professionally rebound in modern period style full goat, spine decorated in gilt with raised bands and two (red and black) spine labels, gilt-stamped covers with blind-ruled borders, modern period style marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. All three maps have been professionally restored: Maps I and II are backed on linen, and Map 3 is backed on wove paper with the survey lines from a small missing section (about 1.5" x 4.5") neatly restored in lead pencil. Laid-in are two engraved bookplates: of Edward M. Crane and Hiram Edmund Deats (removed from the previous binding).A handsomely bound copy of this historically important case involving long-standing land disputes in colonial New Jersey. Commonly known as the Elizabethtown Bill in Chancery, the Bill was drafted by the lawyer and statesman James Alexander (best known for his defense of John Peter Zenger). Printed by James Parker in partnership with Benjamin Franklin, Alexander also enlisted Franklin's help for the engraving and printing of the copperplate maps by James Turner of Boston. Americana collector Thomas W. Streeter has called the book: "one of the most remarkable documents of colonial times." The first map depicts the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras; the second map provides a more detailed view of Northern New Jersey, and adjacent areas of New York and Pennsylvania ("Laid down by a Scale of Five miles to an Inch"); the third map focuses on the contested region in Northeastern New Jersey ("Protracted by a Scale of 150 Chains to an Inch"), showing considerably more geographical detail (of the Blue Mountains, along the Raritan River, Perth Amboy, and adjacent areas) than earlier maps of the region.A scarce copy containing all three maps that are among the earliest maps drawn and engraved in the colonies, in a fine period style binding. A detailed description follows:Collation: p1 A-2G2 2H2 (2H2 missing, blank?), a-c2, 2b-d2, 2E-H2, ?2, 2?1. Contents: pp. [1] title; [2] errata; 3-81 text (printed in two columns); 82-124 schedules I-XIV; [3 folded maps]; 1-11 "By the Council of Proprietors ... 25th Day of March, 1746 ..." (signed in letterpress on p. 11: "Laur. Smyth, Clerk"); [12 blank]; 13-24 "By the Council of Proprietors ... 25th Day of March, 1747 ..." (signed in letterpress on p. 24: "Sworn the 24th Day of March, 1746, before Robert H. Morris"); [25 blank]; 25-39 "By the Council of Proprietors ... 14th Day of September, 1747 ..." (signed in letterpress on p. 39 "Lawr. Smyth, Clerk"); [40 blank]; [1-6] "Reprinted from the New-York Weekly Post-Boy, of May 19, 1746. Numb. 174"; "Reprinted from the New-York Weekly Post-Boy, of May 26, 1746. Numb. 175"; "The New-York Gazette. Revived in the Weekly Post-Boy ... March 7, 1747-8, No. 268" (verso blank). Felcone, New Jersey Books 21; Streeter Sale 918; Evans 6021. .

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        Traité de Porphyre, touchant l'Abstinence de la chair des animaux avec la vie de Plotin par ce philosophe, et une dissertation sur les Génies par M. de Burigny.

      Paris, de Bure, 1747, in 12, de 498pp. 3ff. 1f. bl., pl. veau marbré époque, dos orné, coiffes très lég. usées. Recherché. « Ce traité de Porphyre n'est pas moins qu'un livre d'occultisme très profond, en dépit des choses insignifiantes que le titre... semblait nous promettre. On y trouve des notions très particulières, notamment sur le lien fluidique qui rattache les âmes à leur dépouille corporelle et sur l'abus que les magiciens noirs savent faire de cette affinité posthume pour leurs maléfices » cat. Stanislas de Guaita n° 1998 - Caillet n°8840 - Quérard Fr. litt. VII 282 - Pas dans Dorbon.

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        Le desespoir amoureux, avec les nouvelles visions de Don Quichotte, histoire espagnole

      - Aux dépens de La Compagnie, A Amsterdam 1747, In-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (4) 204pp. ; (2) 196pp., 2 parties en un volume relié. - originale, insolito Edition. Bound in piena pelle di pecora marrone ghiaccio d'epoca. Indietro con i nervi decorati. pezzo titolo marocchino rosso. tappi strappato. La mancanza di titolo per la stanza. la coda aperta mascella superiore. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, rare, dont la première édition semble avoir parue en 1715. 2 frontispices et 4 figures pour le tome I, 2 pour le second, l'ensemble non signé. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en pleine basane brune glacée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Coiffes arrachées. Manque à la pièce de titre. Mors supérieur ouvert en queue.  En 1609 parut Homicidio de la fidelidad y la defensa del honor, qui rassemblait pour la première fois en France sous un titre espagnol inventé divers textes et histoires extraits de Don Quichotte en français dans la traduction de Nicolas Baudoin. Ces premiers extraits se rassemblaient sur 125 pages, ils ont été augmenté depuis l'édition de 1715 d'une seconde partie formée de nouvelles histoires. Le texte de Cervantes, mais aussi les noms ont été changés pour le public français friand alors de pastorales, et certains passages ont été forgés complètement. Rappelons que la première édition du Quichotte a lieu en 1605 et sa première traduction française en 1614. Cet ouvrage témoigne donc directement d'une adaptation du Quichotte pour le public français, et d'une recréation de l'original ; l'ouvrage présenté sous formes de nouvelles est d'ailleurs parfaitement cohérent. On fit paraître à nouveau le livre après le succès remporté par la nouvelle traduction de Filleau de Saint Martin à la fin du XVIIe, comme de nouvelle aventures. Curiosité indispensable à tous les amateurs du chevalier à la triste figure et de sa réception en France. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.  

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        A Bill in the Chancery of New-Jersey, at the suit of John Earl of Stair, and others, Proprietors of the Eastern-Division of New-Jersey; against Benjamin Bond, and some other persons of Elizabeth-Town, distinguished by the name of the Clinker Lot Right Men. With three large maps, done from copper-plates.

      (New York): Printed by James Parker, in New-York, 1747; and a few Copies are to be sold by him, and Benjamin Franklin, in Philadelphia. (1747). First. First edition. Folio. pp. [1-2] 3-124, 1-11 [12 (blank)], 13-24 [25 (blank)], 25-39 [40 (blank)], [1-6 (last page blank)]. With 3 folded maps prepared by James Alexander and Lewis Evans, and engraved by James Turner. The highlighted boundary lines on maps I and II are hand-colored in accordance with the color-coded key printed in the cartouche on Map no. I (yellow, red, blue, and green). This copy also includes the color purple along the border of Staten Island. Small ink signature on the title page (dated 1815), some browning and modest scattered foxing to the text pages and maps (Map III is partly damaged, with a small missing section restored), a few occasional small stains to the margins, a good copy. Professionally rebound in modern period style full goat, spine decorated in gilt with raised bands and two (red and black) spine labels, gilt-stamped covers with blind-ruled borders, modern period style marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. All three maps have been professionally restored: Maps I and II are backed on linen, and Map 3 is backed on wove paper with the survey lines from a small missing section (about 1.5" x 4.5") neatly restored in lead pencil. Laid-in are two engraved bookplates: of Edward M. Crane and Hiram Edmund Deats (removed from the previous binding).A handsomely bound copy of this historically important case involving long-standing land disputes in colonial New Jersey. Commonly known as the Elizabethtown Bill in Chancery, the Bill was drafted by the lawyer and statesman James Alexander (best known for his defense of John Peter Zenger). Printed by James Parker in partnership with Benjamin Franklin, Alexander also enlisted Franklin's help for the engraving and printing of the copperplate maps by James Turner of Boston. Americana collector Thomas W. Streeter has called the book: "one of the most remarkable documents of colonial times." The first map depicts the Atlantic coast from Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras; the second map provides a more detailed view of Northern New Jersey, and adjacent areas of New York and Pennsylvania ("Laid down by a Scale of Five miles to an Inch"); the third map focuses on the contested region in Northeastern New Jersey ("Protracted by a Scale of 150 Chains to an Inch"), showing considerably more geographical detail (of the Blue Mountains, along the Raritan River, Perth Amboy, and adjacent areas) than earlier maps of the region.A scarce copy containing all three maps that are among the earliest maps drawn and engraved in the colonies, in a fine period style binding. A detailed description follows:Collation: p1 A-2G2 2H2 (2H2 missing, blank?), a-c2, 2b-d2, 2E-H2, ?2, 2?1. Contents: pp. [1] title; [2] errata; 3-81 text (printed in two columns); 82-124 schedules I-XIV; [3 folded maps]; 1-11 "By the Council of Proprietors ... 25th Day of March, 1746 ..." (signed in letterpress on p. 11: "Laur. Smyth, Clerk"); [12 blank]; 13-24 "By the Council of Proprietors ... 25th Day of March, 1747 ..." (signed in letterpress on p. 24: "Sworn the 24th Day of March, 1746, before Robert H. Morris"); [25 blank]; 25-39 "By the Council of Proprietors ... 14th Day of September, 1747 ..." (signed in letterpress on p. 39 "Lawr. Smyth, Clerk"); [40 blank]; [1-6] "Reprinted from the New-York Weekly Post-Boy, of May 19, 1746. Numb. 174"; "Reprinted from the New-York Weekly Post-Boy, of May 26, 1746. Numb. 175"; "The New-York Gazette. Revived in the Weekly Post-Boy ... March 7, 1747-8, No. 268" (verso blank). Felcone, New Jersey Books 21; Streeter Sale 918; Evans 6021. .

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        La philosophie du bon sens

      New edition, reprint of the increased volume of the second edition 1740. It is illustrated with a portrait and a curious allegorical figure in the first volume, as well as a large thumbnail title to the Epistle .. Pages titles in red and black. Full mottled calf iced contemporary. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. 3 corners bumped. Slight crack in the upper joint of Volume II. Despite the shortcomings announced, fine copy, in a very handsome appearance. Implementation of a free thinker of the Enlightenment, the philosophy of common sense is an examination of prejudice and all branches of knowledge in the light of the assumption of skepticism; the author of this assumption uncertainty is beneficial as to the truth of things; the book was considered dangerous enough to be banned by the Parliament and thus Argens wrote most of his books in Holland paper, in the shelter of an arrest. Although praised by Voltaire, the work was condemned by Kant. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Pierre Paupie A La Haye 1747 in-12 (9,5x17cm) (2) XII 480pp. et VIII 468pp. 2 volumes reliés

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        Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les rélations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu`à present dans les differéntes langues de toutes les nations connues: contenant ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable, de plus utile, et de mieux avéré, dans les Pays ou les Voyageurs in pénétré... Nouvelle édition. Tome quatrième, cinquième et sixième.

      chez Pierre de Hondt, 1747. Tre volumi in-4 (cm. 25), pp. (2) 614; (2) 484; (2) viii, 554 (4). Frontespizi in rosso e nero, testate e le seguenti tavole incise in rame e sovente ripiegate fuori testo: volume primo: 27 (di 28) tavole - manca la tavola "Poisson de la Cote d'Afrique di p. 338; volume secondo: 41 tavole - rispetto all'indice appare una tavola in più a p. 71 possons (Bourse tiré de Froger - remore ou Soucer, ecc.) e non compare la tavola di p. 81 (Suite de la Cote de Guinée...); volume terzo: 32 (di 36) tavole - mancano le carte di p. 35, 52, 233 e 433. Legatura coeva in piena pelle con punte, dorsi a nervi con fregi e titoli in oro. Armi in oro al centro dei piatti. Difetti alle cuffie superiori di due volumi, peraltro buona conservazione. Le tavole sono stampate su carta forte e raffigurano vedute, scene popolari, costumi e carte geografiche dei luoghi visitati. Si tratta del quarto, quinto e sesto volume della celebre storia dei viaggi di A.F. Prevost nell'edizione olandese che segue l'originale francese con, rispetto a quest'ultimo, importati correzioni ed aggiunte. I presenti volumi sono monograficamente dedicati ai viaggiatori che hanno riportato dei resoconti dall'Africa. Con ampie monografie su Gambia, Sierra-Leone, Guinea, Congo, Angola, Benin, ecc. Interessante l'apparato iconografico composto da ben 100 tavole di illustrazioni.

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        Traité des feux d'artifice pour le spectacle

      - Chez Charles Antoine Jombert, à Paris 1747, in-8 (12x20cm), relié. - La migliore edizione di questo lavoro è aumentato e arricchito dall'autore, il cui originale pubblicato nel 1706. L'autore spiega l'importanza di questa nuova edizione riveduta in un avvertimento. Frontespizio, titolo 3 belle vignette di Cochin e 13 piastre di piegatura (l'edizione 1741 conteneva solo 8). Schede vignette e spiegazioni dopo il sommario. Bound in piena bionda vitello screziato e lucido. Torna Tooled sollevato. parte del titolo in marocchino rosso. Berretto testa logoro, strappato la coda dei rotatori e in gran parte l'ultima scatola. Carta di freschezza, privo di foxing. Nonostante le carenze di vincolante, abbastanza buona copia. Il trattato più completo e senza dubbio il primo ad affrontare in un pratico modo di fuochi d'artificio in un modo divertente e non militare. Composizione di fuochi d'artificio e come usarli, il libro è spesso molto tecnico. il libro si conclude in occasioni cerimoniali luminarie e falò. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] La meilleure édition de cet ouvrage augmentée et enrichie par l'auteur, dont l'originale parue en 1706. L'auteur s'explique sur l'intérêt de cette nouvelle édition refondue dans un avertissement. Un frontispice, 3 jolies vignettes de titre par Cochin et 13 planches dépliantes (l'édition de 1741 n'en contenait que 8). Explications des planches et vignettes après la table des matières. Reliure en plein veau blond marbré et glacé. Dos à nerfs orné. pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête élimée, coiffe de queue arrachée et en grande partie sur le dernier caisson. Papier d'une belle fraîcheur, exempt de rousseurs. Malgré les défauts de reliure, assez bon exemplaire. Traité le plus complet et le premier sans doute à traiter d'une manière pratique des feux d'artifice de façon ludique et non plus militaire. Composition des feux d'artifice et manière de les utiliser, l'ouvrage s'avère souvent fort technique. le livre se termine sur les occasions cérémonielles des feux de joie et illuminations.

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        Algemeines Helvetisches Eydgenossisches oder Schweitzerisches Lexicon (26 volumes)

      Zürich 1747 - Cardboard bound, covers rubbed 500 11000 18 x 21 cm Duits / German / Allemand / Deutsch

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        Réflexions sur la cause générale des vents. Piece qui a remporte le prix propose par l'Academie Royale des Sciences de Berlin, pour l'annee 1746.

      Paris: chez David l'aine, 1747. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Two parts in one volume. 4to (214x162 mm), [8] xxviii 194, 138 pp., including engraved vignette on title, engraved headpiece on dedication, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces and two engraved plates. Contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments (boards rubbed and damaged, extremities scuffed, spine chipped), red morocco lettering-piece, red-dyed edges. Title page brown-stained at outer margins, text leaves unevenly browned throughout, occasional slight spotting, small wormhole at lower margin of a few leaves not affecting text. Good copy with ample margins. ----Norman 34; DSB I, p.113; Sotheran 71; Honeyman 806. - First edition. "In 1747 d'Alembert published two more important works, one of which, the Réflexions sur la cause générale des Vents, won a prize from the Prussian Academy. In it appear the first general use of partial differential equations in mathematical physics. Euler later perfected the techniques of using these equations ... D'Alembert's treatise on winds was the only of his works honored by a prize and, ironically, was later shown to be based on insufficient assumptions. D'Alembert assumed that wind patterns were the result of tidal effects on the atmosphere, and he relegated the influence of heat to a minor role, one that caused only local variations from the general circulation. Still, as a work on atmospheric tides it was successful, and Lagrange continued to praise d'Alemberts's efforts many years later." (DSB I, p.113). Very Good.

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        Histoire de l'Académie royale des sciences. Année 1707

      - Chez Pierre Mortier, A Amsterdam 1747, In-12 (10x17cm), (12) 239pp. ; 282pp. et (2) 284-772p., 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés. - Edizione illustrata con 13 tavole, più estensibile. Leganti pieno screziato vitello marrone vintage. Indietro con i nervi decorati. parti del titolo in marocchino rosso, e il numero di volume in cera nera. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Mention de seconde édition, illustrée de 13 planches, la plupart dépliantes, dont un frontispice. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Reliures en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison à la cire noire. Accident en queue du tome I, et un trou de vers. 2 coins émoussés. Dans l'ensemble, bon exemplaire. On retiendra dans chacune des sections mentionnées les articles remarquables suivants : Incompatibilité géométrique de l'hypothèse du tournoyement de la terre sur son centre, avec celle de Gallillée touchant la pesanteur, par M. Varignon. Considération sur la seconde inégalité du mouvement des satellites de Jupiter, par M. Maraldi. Observation de la conjonction de Jupiter avec Regulus, par M. de La Hire. Quadratures de superficies cylindriques sur des bases paraboliques par M. de La Hire. Observations sur les araignées par M. Homberg. Observations de la planète Mars par l'étoile nébuleuse de l'écrevisse, par M. Maraldi. Des forces centripètes et centrifuges considérées en général dans toutes sortes de courbes, par M. Bomie. Observations sur les huiles essentielles par M. Geoffroy.

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        The Miscellaneous Works of Mr. John Toland. Two Volumes

      J. Whiston, S. Baker & J. Robinson, London 1747 - Small octavo, TWO VOLUMES. Complete Set. Title pages in red and black; bound in recent brown buckram, spines lettered in gilt. Internally clean and bright. One leaf of volume I preface lacking. Two very good volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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