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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

      London: J. Whiston, S. Baker & J. Robinson, 1747. Hard Cover. Very Good. 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.

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        The Works of Shakespear in Eight Volumes. The Genuine Text.Being Restored from the Blunders of the First Editors, and the Interpolations of the Last: With a Comment and Notes, Critical & Explanatory. By Mr. Pope and Mr. Warburton.

      London: J.and P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longma and T. Shewell, H. Lintott, C. Hitch, J. Brindley, J.and R. Tonson and S. Draper, R. Wellington, E. New, and B. Dod, 1747 - 8vols, 8vo (8” x 5”), engraved frontispiece portrait, (2) general title, lxiv, volume title, dedication, preface, Pope’s preface, biography, (18) table of editions, (1-3), 4-456; (2), (1-3), 4-479, (1) blank; (2), (1-3), 4-478; (2), (1-3), 4-526; (2), (1-3), 4-453, (1) epilogue; (2), (1-3), 4-560; (2), (1-3), 4-488; (2), (1-5), 6-405, (1) blank, (58) index. Full old calf gilt, sides with double gilt fillet borders, backs in six compartments, gilt lettering pieces in the second & forth, gilt center ornaments in the rest, gilt roll tooling at head & foot & gilt date at foot, all edges red. Good clean complete (stated complete in eight volumes) set in full old calf re-backed with back-strips laid down. Joints are strong, each volume is comfortable to handle. Later but not recent end sheets supplied at time of the re-backing. Edges & extremities worn. Corners worn & showing. Several lettering pieces chipped or lacking. Sheets with natural age toning, some minor stains & some minor foxing. H7362 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de M. Boileau Despréaux

      First illustrated edition, decorated with a portrait of the author by Rigaud engraved by Daulé, 39 vignettes including 5 bands, 31 of tailpieces including 18 signed by Eisen (against 25 counted by Cohen), engraved by Boucher, Aveline , Delafosse and Tardieu (mostly unsigned) and 6 beautiful figures to the lectern, unsigned which Cohen says they are Cochin; they were taken from the 1718 edition, but without the embellished frame. Ratings and reviews of St. Mark also appear for the first time in this edition. Beautiful typographical execution.Binders of the time in full mottled calf. Back with five nerves decorated with boxes and gilded florets, as well as parts of title and volume number morocco red and brown. net gilded on the cuts. All marbled. Mors skillfully restored.Volume 1: Address to the King, Discourse on Satire Volume 2. Poetic Art, odes, epigrams, various poems, fragments, epigrams Vol. 3: Dialogues, speech, other works, letters, Critical Reflections Vol. 4: Treaty of the Sublime . Volume 5: Boleana, philological essays.highly sought edition according to Cohen. Note that this edition reproduces the errors of previous editions and the contents of Volume V is not Boileau, but La Bruyère. All notes previous editions have been preserved.One of illustrated editions of Boileau more popular, because of its size, more enjoyable and manageable than the large folio edition in 1718. Chez David & Durand A Paris 1747 in-8 (12x18,5cm) (6) lxxx ; 488pp. et (4) 492pp. (2) et (10) 501pp. (1) et (6) 591pp. et xxij ; 676pp. (2) 5 volumes reliés

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        Les amours de Zeokinizul ; roi des kofirans. Traduits de l'arabe du voyageur Krinelbol.

      Very rare second edition by the same publisher that published the original found in 1746, 8vo. Title page in red and black.Bound in full brown sheepskin contemporary. Smooth back decorated with 4 irons the tulip. Lower jaw open tail. 2 corners bumped. Some books browned, an ink stain on edge 1cm. Page handwritten custody citing the mistresses of Louis XV.Oriental tale satire on Louis XV and his court, on Madame de Maintenon and the mistresses of Louis XV, whose key is in fine. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Aux dépens de Michel à Amsterdam 1747 In-16 (8x13cm) relié

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        Odes

      

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        Oeuvres de M. Boileau Despréaux

      Illlustrée first edition, decorated with a portrait of the author by Rigaud etched Daulé, 39 vignettes including 5 bands, 31 tail-lamp including 18 signed by Eisen (against 25 counted by Cohen), engraved by Boucher, Aveline , Delafosse and Tardieu (most unsigned) and 6 beautiful figures for the lectern, unsigned which Cohen says they are Cochin; they were taken from the 1718 edition, but without the embellished frame. Ratings and reviews of St. Mark also appear for the first time in this edition. Beautiful typographical execution.Full red morocco nineteenth signed Chipot. Back with five nerves decorated boxes, jewels, nets and golden tail dates. boards framed triple nets, dots and gold spandrels and a large central finial. Gilded frame of contreplats lace. All slices browned. Superb copy.Volume 1: Address to the King, Disboard on Satire. Volume 2: Art poetic odes, epigrams, various poemsfragments Epigrammes. Volume 3: Dialogues speechother works, Letters, Critical Reflections. Volume 4: Treaty of Sublime. Volume 5: Boleana, Essays philological.Highly sought by Cohen.On Edition Note that this edition reproduces the errors of previous editions, and the contents of Volume V is not to Boileau, but Labruyere. All notes from previous editions have been retained.One of the illustrated editions of Boileau most sought because of its format, more enjoyable and manageable than the large folio edition in 1718. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez David & Durand à Paris 1747 5 tomes en 5 vol. in-8 (12x18,5cm) (1f. fx tit.) (1f. fr.) (1f. tit.) lxxx ; 488pp. et (1f. fx tit.) (1f. tit.) (3 f. tab.) 492pp. et (1f. fx tit.) (1f. tit.) 536pp. (1f. tab.) et (1f. fx tit.) (1f. tit.) (1f. tab.) 591pp. et xxij ; 676pp. (1f. priv.) relié

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        Ehren-tempel der Deutschen Gelehrsamkeit, in welchem die Bildnisse gelehrter, und um die schönen und philologischen Wissenschafften verdienter Männer unter den Deutschen aus dem XV. XVI. und XVII. Jahrhunderte aufgestellet, und ihre Geschichte, Verdienste und Merckwürdigkeiten entworfen sind.

      Augsburg, Haid 1747. Mit 50 Porträtkupfertafeln in Schabkunstmanier von J. J. Haid. 4 Bl., 210 S., 2 Bll. HPrgt. d. Zt. Lipperheide Da 39; Hiler 120; Thieme-Becker XV, 481; Lanck.-Oehler I, 29. - Erste Ausgabe und gleichsam das historische Seitenstück zu seinem berühmten Bildersaal lebender Schriftsteller. Die schönen Porträts in der berühmten Schabkunstmanier Haids zeigen u. a. Rud. Agricola, Wilhelm Holzmann, Joh. Reuchlin, Hier. Wolf, Marcus Welser, J. Camerarius etc. - Rückenenden mit Fehlstellen. Kanten berieben. Tls. etwas fleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Traité des feux d'artifice pour le spectacle

      Chez Charles Antoine Jombert. The best edition of this work increased and enriched by the author, whose original published in 1706. The author explains the importance of this new edition revised in a warning. Frontispiece, title 3 beautiful vignettes by Cochin and 13 folding plates (the 1741 edition contained only 8). Boards vignettes and explanations after the table of contents.Bound in full mottled calf blond and glossy. Back tooled raised. part of title in red morocco. Head cap threadbare, torn rotator tail and largely on the last box. Paper of freshness, free from foxing. Despite the shortcomings of binding, pretty good copy.The most comprehensive treaty and doubtless the first to deal in a practical way fireworks in a fun way and not military. Composition of fireworks and how to use them, the book is often very technical. the book ends on ceremonial occasions bonfires and illuminations. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Charles Antoine Jombert à Paris 1747 in-8 (12x20cm) relié

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        Die durch Theorie erfundene Practic, Oder Gründlich-verfasste Reguln deren man sich als einer Anleitung zu berühmter Künstlere (sic) Zeichen-Wercken bestens bedienen kan (sic). [Drei Werke in sechs Teilen auf zwei Bände verteilt !] Vier Theile inclusive dem vierten "Fortsetzungsband". Zwei Anhänge angebunden - Anhang I: L'Anatomia Deipittori del Signore Carlo Cesio, das ist: deutliche Anweisung und gründliche Vorstellung von der Anatomie der Mahler (sic), wie in den Gliedern des menschlichen Leibs die vornehmste Gebeine und Musculn, nach ihren Namen, Stellen, Anfängen und Enden, auch fordersten Verrichtungen, bey ihren unterschiedlichen Bewegungen und HAndlungen zu erkennen, anzusehen und vorzustellen seyn; anfänglich von dem Kunst=berühmten Meister Carlo Cesio in netten und deutlichen Tabellen, auch kurtzen, doch gründlichen in Italiänischer Sprache beygefügten Erklärungen an das Licht gegeben: Nun aber zu mehrern Aufnahm der Mahler= und Zeichen=Kunst in das Teutsche getreulich übersetzet mitgetheilet von Johann Daniel Preißlern, der Nürnbergischen Kunstmahler=Academie Directore bey welchem sie auch zu finden. / Anhang II: Gründliche Anleitung welcher man sich im Nachzeichnen schöner Landschafften oder Prospecten bedienen kan (sic), den Liebhabern der Zeichen-Kunst mitgetheilet und eigenhändig in Kupfer gebracht, von Johann Daniel Preißler. Mit 104 Kupfertafeln von Georg Martin Preißler.

      Mischauflage (vierte bis siebente Auflage). 5 Teile in 2 Bänden (vollständig). Nürnberg, Kunst-Mahler-Academie, 1747-1780. Folio. Band I enthält die Teile 1-3 mit der Vorrede und dem "Nöthigen Vorbericht" aufgeteilt auf die ersten zwei Teile. Paginierung: Teil I: (2 Bll.), 19 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln / Teil II: (5 Bll.), 18 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln / Teil III: (4 Bll.), 17 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln, (3 Bll.). Eine Kupfer in einer Ecke minimal beschmutzt. Band II enthält den vierten "Fortsetzungs" - Band und im Anhang das Werk von Carlo Cesio. Paginierung: Teil IV: (4 Bll.), 18 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln / ANHANG I: L'Anatomia Deipittori / Anatomie der Mahler - Paginierung: (2 Bll.), 16 ganzseitige Kupfer (im Stile Vesalius' und Eustachius') / Anhang II: Nachzeichnen schöner Landschaften - Paginierung: (2), 16 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln // Wunderschöne Halblederbände des späten 18.Jahrhunderts oder frühen 19.Jahrhunderts. Das Halbleder auf fünf unechten Bünden mit zweifarbigen Rückenschildchen und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Exzellenter Erhaltungszustand mit nur einem der Kupferstiche mit minimaler Verschmutzung. Eine der schönsten Ausgabe einer Malerschule die wir je gesehen haben.

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        Moeurs et usages des Turcs, leur religion, leur gouvernement civil, militaire et politique

      bindings de l'époque en plein veau brun marbré, spine lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et blond, double filet à froid en encadrement des plats, toutes tranches marbrées rouges. Une importante épidermure en tête du premier plat du tome I, trois spine-ends élimées, mors frottés et un peu apparents, quelques petits travaux de vers et coins émoussés.  chez Mérigot & Piget à Paris 1747 in-4 (19x25cm) (4p.) xxiv ; 453pp. (17p.) et (2p.) viij ; 537pp. (2p.) 2 volumes

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        Opuscula botanico-physica.

      Coburg: sumptibus ex typis Georgii Ottonis, typogr. Ducal. Priv. 1747. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to (198 x 155 mm). [24] 183 [1] pp. Signatures: a-c4 A-Z4, 108 leaves. Errata on final page. Woodcut headpieces, woodcuts of three forms of tree growth on p. 169. Recent marbled boards, spine with gilt lettering piece, new endpapers. Text only little browned, very minor faint spotting. Provenance: library of Walter Pagel. A fine, clean and unmarked copy. ----Dibner 23; Evans 82; Norman 1193; Pritzel 4524. - THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION of this collection, inluding Jungius, Doxoscopiae physicae minores (first edition 1662) and Isagogae phytoscopia, first printed in Praecipuae Opiniones Physicae (1679); and Giuseppe degli Aromatari's Epistola de generatione plantarum ex seminibus first printed in his Disputatio de rabie contagiosa (1625). This collection reprints Jungius' seminal works in the history of botany. Jungius gave botany much of its present nomenclature and first clearly divided the subject into morphology, physiology and ecology. Linnaeus based his system of nomenclature on Jungius' work, via Ray's Historia plantarum (1686-1704). Accused of heresy, most of his writings were only published after his death. 'Some few treatises were published by his pupils, among them one entitled Isagoge phytoscopica (Handbook of Botanical Study). This work, comprising a volume of 46 quarto pages, must be regarded as one of the pioneering works in botany. It gives a concentrated account of the theory of botany, under the obvious influence of Cesalpino's, but without the latter's profitless Aristotelian speculations... The whole exposition, with its concise, vigorous sentences and its analyses of different parts of the plant drawn up in tabular form, is more reminiscent of Linnaeus' work than that of any other of the early botanists. Linnaeus, in fact, mentions Jung as his precursor as far as the drawing up of rules for the description of flowers is concerned and actually took up the characteristic description of plant-organs at the point where Jung had finished and certainly brought it up to a far higher standard.' (Nordenskiöld pp. 194-95). The edition also includes Giuseppe degli Aromatari's letter on the germination of plants from seeds. Jungius' published works were based on transcripts of lectures, edited shortly after his death and annotated by his students Martin Fogel and Johann Vaget. Presumably the rarity of the earlier publications meant that McLean Evans could only obtain the Opuscula to represent Jungius' 'epochal achievement', and Dibner as his 'herald'. Julius von Sachs, trs. Henry E. F. Garnsey, History of Botany (1890), pp. 58-63; Erik Nordenskiöld, trs. Leonard Bucknall Eyre, The History of Biology (1928); A. G. Morton, History of Botanical Science (1981) pp. 167-75. (R. Gaskell, Books from the Library of Walter Pagel, Pt. 2, 104). Very Good.

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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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        De iride et aurora boreali, carmina... cum notis Josephi Rogerii Boscovich.

      Rome: Ex typographia Palladis, excudebant Nicolaus et Marcus Palearini, 1747. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to (224 x 165 mm). [12] 127 [1] pp. Signatures: a6 A-Q4 (K3 cancel), 70 leaves. Half-title, woodcut device on title, woodcut initials, head and tail-pieces. Two engraved plates of diagrams, numbered Tab I-II (bound as throwouts at pp. 48 and at the end). Contemporary sprinkled sheep, richly gilt spine, sprinkled paper pastedowns, red and yellow mottled edges, old paper shelf-labels on spine (worming in upper joint). Worm holes in inner margin, well away from the text and images. Text bright and unspotted, early annotations in French, mostly in pencil but a longer annotation in ink on p. 93 on a pasted in strip of paper; Walter Pagel library (paper label to front pastedown). A clean, crisp copy. ----Sommervogel V, col. 1784, no. 1; Riccardi I/1, 175, 29; de Backer-S. V, 1784,1. - First edition. "An Italian translation was published in 1753. Two didactic poems, the first on the rainbow, the second on the aurora borealis, each followed by a long scientific commentary by Boscovich (pp. 19.48 and 89.127). Boscovich's own work, De aurora boreali had been published at Rome in 1738." (R. Gaskell, Books from the Library of Walter Pagel, Pt. II, 147). Near Fine.

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        Rélation exacte et circonstanciée du combat de l'escadre angloise commandée

      Nantes: chez N. Verger, [1747]. Printed bifolium, octavo. An intriguing and ephemeral French publication, telling of the surrender of a French convoy to Anson. It was published in Nantes and prints a letter sent from Plymouth by the Chevalier de Saint-George (a rather ironic name in the context), who was on the Invincible (no comment) and was the officer who surrendered his sword to Anson to cede the fleet.In three concise pages the Chevalier describes the events when the French squadron under the command of de la Jonquière engaged Anson's fleet near Cap Finistere. The battle was of tremendous significance in the War of the Austrian Succession as it went a long way towards grounding the French fleet. The surrender of the French was taken by Anson himself, who was sailing on his old ship the Centurion, the same ship on which he had completed his circumnavigation three years earlier. The fourth page lists the ships involved, including three French East India Company vessels.The publisher of this most uncommon work was the Nantes-based Nicolas Verger, who was long-established as a printer for the King, and who issued all manner of royal statutes and decrees in the first half of the eighteenth century. His involvement no doubt gave this a quasi-official status, and it is likely that it was printed as the first news of the disaster to reach France. Some wear and old folds but very good.

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        Le cuisinier gascon. Nouvelle édition à laquelle on a joint la Lettre du patissier anglais.

      Amsterdam, 1747. ____ Seconde édition, en partie originale, elle est augmentée de la "Lettre du patissier anglais". Ce petit traité de cuisine contient peu de recettes, mais elles sont pour la plupart, assez recherchées et désignées sous des noms pittoresques. C'est ainsi que l'on y trouve les bignets bachiques, le hachis d'œufs sans malice, les oeufs au soleil, les poulets à l'allure nouvelle, en chauves-souris, en culottes, les poulets vilains ou à la motte, les sauces à la marotte, au bleu céleste, à la demoiselle, le veau en crotte d'âne roulé à la Neuteau, etc. "Louis-Auguste de Bourbon (1700-1755), était le fils aîné du duc du Maine et de Louise-Bénédictine de Bourbon-Condé, la petite-fille du Grand Condé. Un livre lui a été dédié, il s'agit du Cuisinier gascon. Cet anonymat ne trompait personne, du moins à la cour, car tout le monde savait qu'il était de la main de Louis-Auguste de Bourbon lui-même. Ce 'Cuisinier gascon' est considéré comme l'un des livres de cuisine les plus célèbres du XVIIIe siècle." (Bertrand Galimard Flavigny). Très bel exemplaire. Vicaire 234. ***** Second edition, enlarged, of one of the most famous book of French cooking. In-12. Collation : (8), 244 pp. Veau marbré, dos orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Copper Medal in commemoration of his 1740-1744 Circumnavigation and 1747 defeat of the French at Cap Finisterre.

      London: Thomas Pingo, 1747. Copper medal, 43.3 mm., with Anson crowned by Victory at right, on the reverse Victory on hippocamp, the names of Anson's officers around; corrected CAMPBEL variety, remnants of 'H' faintly visible, about uncirculated, some mint color remaining, slight abrasions on the obverse. An excellent copper medal, commemorating Lord Anson's circumnavigation of the Globe and his 1747 defeat of the French at Cap Finisterre off the coast off Spain.George Anson was one of the most successful British naval commanders of the eighteenth-century, famous for his notoriously difficult circumnavigation of the globe from 1740-1744 as commander of the Centurion. In 1739 he had been given command of a Pacific squadron to raid Spanish possessions, a period at sea which saw him lose five of his six ships and literally most of his crew, but also return with a staggering £400,000 in bounty after his capture of the Manila treasure galleon. 'After the fleet's failure off Toulon in February the navy stood in need of a popular triumph, and the capture of a treasure galleon was in the public mind the next best thing to a fleet victory. Day after day the newspapers carried reports of the homecoming: the procession from Portsmouth to London, with thirty-two wagons laden with treasure; the feting of Anson and his men; details of the prize money and the dispute over its allocation... ' (Williams, p. 229). Anson went on to a long career and, as this medal also commemorates, was instrumental in the French defeat at Finisterre off the Spanish coast on 3 May 1747, where Anson's thirteen ships of the line defeated the French admiral De la Jonquiere's smaller fleet in just three hours with most of the French men-of-war taken.This medal was struck for both of Anson's great achievements, and was commissioned from Thomas Pingo (1692-1776), then assistant engraver at the Royal Mint. On the obverse is a bust of the admiral crowned with a laurel by Victory and the caption 'Vict. Mai III MDCCXLVII'. The reverse bears the legend 'Circumnavigation' and the names of other officers on the famous journey, themselves famous names in the British navy: Keppel, Saumarez, Saunders, Brett, Dennis, and Campbel.When the medal was originally issued the name of the junior officer Campbel was mis-engraved "Camphel". The present medal is an example of the issue known as the corrected "Campbel" variety, with only remnants of the mis-engraved 'H'. Eimer suggests that the medal was commissioned by Thomas Anson, George's brother and himself a collector of medals. In this light, it has plausibly been argued that the long-accepted date of production of 1747 is in fact far too early, and that it was not until 1768, six years after Anson's death, that this medal was commissioned and struck.

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        Le Malheureux Rabby Cabaliste à Francfort sur le Mein 1711. Der Rabbiner Ben Cohn und zwei Knaben werden von einer plötzlichen Lichterscheinung geblendet, während sie sich über einige Bücher beugen.

      - Aquatinta nach einem Gemälde von Johann Andreas Benjamin Nothnagel (1747-1804), entstanden 1772, auf Bütten, verso mit Bleistift signiert „Nothnagel". 28,7:21,5 cm. – Durchgehend leicht stockfleckig. Probedruck vor aller Schrift, mit winzigem Rändchen um die Plattenkante. – Sehr selten! Literatur: Ph. Fr. Gwinner, Kunst und Künstler in Frankfurt am Main vom dreizehnten Jahrhundert bis zur Eröffnung des Städel’schen Kunstinstituts. Frankfurt a.M., 1862, S. 378. Vergleichsliteratur: Derselbe, Dasselbe, S. 357 (Nothnagel). Das Gemälde von Nothnagel befindet sich heute im Jüdischen Museum, Frankfurt a.M. Gwinner schreibt darüber: „ in dem Prehn’schen Kabinet sieht man u.a. die Darstellung der Sage von dem Rabbi Naphtali Cohen, durch dessen kabalistische Experimente der große Brand entstanden sein soll, welcher am 14. Januar 1711 den größten Theil der Judengasse in Asche legte. Dieses Bild ist in gleicher Größe von Regina Catharina Quarry in aquatinta geäzt worden. In dem Katalog des Prehn’schen Cabinets wird diese Darstellung von Passavant irrtümlich auf den großen Judenbrand von 1346 bezogen." In ihrer Geburtsstadt absolvierte die Künstlerin eine Ausbildung bei J. Gottlieb (1739-1808) und Maria Katharina Prestel (1747-1794), mit denen sie möglicherweise verwandt war. Auf deren Antrieb hin folgte sie ihnen 1783 nach Frankfurt am Main, wo sie zunächst in der Werkstatt ihrer Lehrer tätig war. 1786 heiratete sie den englischen Sprachlehrer und späteren Verleger J.C. Quarry, mit dem sie 1807 nach Paris zog, wo sie den offiziellen Namen „Carey" führten. 1793 wurde sie Ehrenmitglied der Kasseler Akademie.

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        Allgemeines Helvetisches, Eydgenössisches Oder Schweitzerisches Lexicon, In welchem das, was zu wahrer Erkantnuß des ehe- und dißmahligen Zustandes und Geschichten der Helvetischen und Eydgenössischen oder Schweitzerischen, auch deroselben zugewandten und verbündeten Länderen, so dann derer darinnen befindlichen Orten, Geschlechtern und fürnehmsten Personen, welche sich in Geist- und Weltlichem Stand, in den Wissenschaften und Künsten, in dem Krieg und sonsten hervorgethan und noch thun; erforderlich seyn mag.

      Hans Ulrich Denzler Zürich, J. M. A. Blunschi Zug, 1747. 20 Bde. + 6 Supplementbde. ca. 19500 8° , Halbleder mit vergoldeten Rückentiteln. Erschienen: 1747-1765, die Supplementbde: 1786-1795 (so komplett). Einbandkanten beschabt, berieben, Papier teils braunfleckig. Insgesamt guter Zustand. Ex libris Caroli Paravicini (Ritterhelm und -schild mit Schwänen von Magnus Conrad Armin von Foelkersam 1861-1917), jeweils Besitzvermerk von alter Hand auf Vorsatzseiten. Versand D: 3,99 EUR helvetien schweiz lexikon schweizerisches geschichte helvetia

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        La istoria universale provata con monumenti e figurata con simboli degli antichi.

      De Rossi, 1747. Large 8vo, contemporary vellum over boards, label with gilt title on spine, (28), 572, (22) pp. with 32 engraved vignettes in the text, 15 engraved plates (includig the frontiespiece, the author's portrait and a map) and 5 tables. Some browning, but a very good copy copy.SECOND EDITION, edited posthumously by Antonio Giuseppe Barbazza, of this appreciated universal history of the ancient times, first published in 1697.Francesco Bianchini, born in Verona in 1662, studied at the Jesuit College of Bologna under Giuseppe Ferroni, an admirer of Galileo, and later theology at Padua, where he made the acquaintance of the astronomer Geminiano Montanari. In 1684 he moved to Rome and completed his studies in law. Interested in the developing the scientific method from a philosophical point of view, he wrote a De methodo philosophandi in rebus physicis, which remained unpublished. A friend of Leibniz, Bianchini became the curator of the Biblioteca Ottoboniana, a very rich library which enabled him to pursue his researches for the Storia universale (&lsquo,Universal History') that he already had in mind.The work was very ambitious, involving the entire history of humanity (not only in Europe) from the Creation on. Learning about China and America, in the author's intentions, would have enriched the knowledge of the Europeans and helped them developing a new cosmopolitan consciousness. Although for Bianchini the foundation of everything was written in the Bible and as a chronologist he proved very conservative, from a methodological point of view he strongly believed in the importance of gathering and remaining faithful to the archaeological and first-hand written sources of the past. In trying to give a historical reading of Homer's poems, he preceded Vico by twenty years (cf. F. Lanza, L' "Historia Universale" del Bianchini e la "Scienza Nuova", in: &ldquo,Lettere italiane&rdquo,, X, 1958, pp. 339-348). The chapters dedicated to the archaic Greek history are the best of the entire work, which stops at the dawn of history with the massacre of the Assyrians.La istoria universale, at its appearance, was well received and appreciated by Magliabechi, Muratori, Zeno and Vallisnieri. After the first edition printed in 1697, Bianchini kept working on his &lsquo,opus magnum', although he was very busy as valet of honour of the pope.Around 1702 he was commissioned with the construction of the sundial of the Church of S. Maria degli Angeli, which was admired and imitated all over Europe, and with the reform of the calendar. In the same period he became a member of the Académie des Sciences (in 1712 he visited Paris, Belgium, Holland and England, where he had the occasion to meet Flamsteed, Halley and, above all, Newton, with whom he shared the interest for optics and chronology), and was elected by the pope &lsquo,President of Roman Antiquities'. In the following years he headed many significant excavations in Rome, dated important ancient sources and became well respected all over Europe as an antiquarian and an archaeologist. He taught the young nephew of the pope, Alessandro Albani, who later became Winckelmann's patron. In 1704 Muratori and Bernardo Trevisan decided to make him director of the "Repubblica letteraria d'Italia", but Bianchini refused and decided to cut any relationships with the Muratori. As an astronomer and a physicist, he discovered, nine years before Bradley, the light aberration, and made important observations on planet Venus. He died in Rome in 1729 (cf. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani, X, 1968, S. Rotta).Cicognara, II, 2481, Gamba, 1798.

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        Memorie del Finale di Lombardia umiliate all'altezza serenissima di Francesco III.

      Presso la Società Tipografica, Modena 1747 - Bound in contemporary half brown leather other decorative boards. Front leather pieces are missing. Spine, gilt. With a small repair to the bottom of spine. Some slight worming. Title-page with some repairs. With 2 copper plates (architectural and city view). Paper-edges red. 212pp. 1st edition of that scarce work on the city. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Physique occulte, ou Traité de la baguette divinatoire

      2 vol., T.I : [1] La Haye, chez Adrien Moetgens, 1747, in-12, 2 vol, T.I : [1] frontispice-[12] feuillets-275 pp..-[6] pl, T.II : 246 pages- [17] planches, deux vol. plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos fleuronnés, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, Réédition du XVIIIe siècle de cet ouvrage qui fut imprimé pour la première fois en 1693. Cette édition en deux volumes est illustrée de 23 gravures sur cuivre présentant les différentes manières de tenir la baguette divinatoire, des démonstrations ou encore des tableaux astronomiques indiquant les 7 périodes sous lesquelles l'on doit couper les 7 baguettes correspondant aux 7 métaux. Pierre Le Lorrain dit abbé de VALLEMONT (1649-1721) était un littérateur, physicien français et docteur en théologie. L'abbé de Vallemont est très connu par ses curieux ouvrages d'occultisme et notamment sa "Physique occulte" qui traite en deux volumes de toute sorte de phénomènes étrangers tels que l'arbre de Diane ou encore les merveilles de la Palingénésie. (CAILLET v.3, p656-657) Bon état, coins et chasses frottés, éparses mouillures, quelques feuillets piqués au premier volume.

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        Traité des feux d'artifice

      LVI-[2]-496 pages A Paris, chez Nyon [de l'Imprimerie de Jacques Chardon], 1747, in-8, LVI-[2]-496 pages, frontispice et 13 planches gravés en taille-douce, , L'un des meilleurs traités sur les fusées et sur les feux d'artifice de son temps, en trois parties : I. La manière de préparer les matières qui entrent dans la composition des feux d'artifice. - II. La méthode de faire & de composer toutes sortes de feux d'artifice. III. Où l'on donne une idée de la conduite des feux de joye. Véritable seconde édition parue plus de 40 ans après l'originale parisienne (Paris, Chez Daniel Jollet, 1706), "toute changée, & considérablement augmentée", enrichie de nouvelles planches. Édition partagée entre Charles-Antoine Jombert et Nyon, imprimée pour les deux par Jacques Chardon. Frézier en a demandé l'impression quelques années après la parution d'exemplaires non autorisés à La Haye. Ainsi commente t-il en préface : "[Je] n'étois en aucune façon disposé à remettre cet ouvrage sur la presse, lorsque je lus dans la Gazette de Hollande du 3 septembre, que Jean Neaulme, libraire à La Haye, en débitoit une seconde édition faite à mon inçsu, en 1741". Les planches gravées ont été réalisées spécialement pour cette nouvelle édition, le frontispice, à la date de 1747, compris : le Traité des feux d'artifice est désormais riche de 13 planches gravées sur cuivre, tandis que l'édition originale de 1706 en contenait 8, soit 10 planches techniques et 3 planches de démonstration, l'une pour les illuminations exécutées à Paris en 1739 et 1744, l'autre pour un projet de feu d'artifice sur l'eau et la troisième pour un projet de feu d'artifice à donner à l'occasion de la prise d'une ville. En outre, l'ouvrage est orné de 3 très jolis bandeaux gravés en taille-douce d'après Nicolas Cochin par Soubeyran et Chedel, deux représentant l'atelier du pyrotechnicien, le troisième un spectacle de pyrotechnie sur un bassin. Frézier conçut ce Traité de pyrotechnie dès l'âge de 15 ans, après avoir assisté au feu d'artifice donné à l'occasion de la paix de Ryswick en 1697. Il s'appuya sur une documentation alors encore mince (Hanzelet, Henrion et Siemenowicz) et apporta ses propres contributions ; il anticipa notamment la méthode qui consiste à fixer deux ou plusieurs fusées ensemble, de manière à ce que la première enflamme la suivante, et ainsi de suite, garantissant un long vol enflammé. Frézier fut l'un des premiers auteurs à porter son intérêt vers l'architecture éphémère et les feux d'artifice pour l'agrément, tandis que les ingénieurs pyrotechniciens du siècle précédent s'occupaient avant tout de l'art de jeter des bombes. "Frézier développe un vocabulaire architectural antique et moderne complexe pour proposer de véritables modèles d'arcs de triomphe, d'obélisques et de pyramides transformant l'art des feux artificiels et l'architecture éphémère en un domaine de compétence autonome". Sa publication est un succès, mais la réédition tardive : elle suscite l'arrivée sur le marché d'exemplaires non autorisés et elle fait l'objet d'une importante mise à jour en 1745 par l'ingénieur militaire Jean Charles Perrinet d'Orval, dont l'Essai sur les feux d'artifice connait plusieurs rééditions qui témoignent de l'engouement du public pour cette matière. Ingénieur et voyageur originaire de Chambéry (1642-1773), Amédée François Frezier est bien connu pour sa relation de voyage dans les mers du Sud. Il a également publié un ouvrage sur la taille de la pierre et du bois. Son Traité des feux d'artifice est parfois à tort donné à Perrinet d'Orval. Ex-libris manuscrit anciennement biffé au titre, rares annotations manuscrites également anciennes dans le texte et sur quelques planches, ainsi que sur une garde blanche finale. Poggendorff I, 802. Quérard III, p. 216 (l'attribue à Perrinet d'Orval). Émilie d'Orgeix, « De la guerre à la fête », in Chroniques de l'éphémère, Paris, INHA (« Les catalogues d'exposition de l'INHA ») , 2010 [En ligne] http://inha.revues.org/2841

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        Moeurs et Usages des Turcs, Tome Second

      Merigot and Piget, 1747. Hardcover. Good. 1747. 539 pages. No dust jacket. French. Volume 2 only. Brown leather hardback with gilt lettering. Includes pictorial plates and fold outs. Stamp to title page. Mild tanning and use marking to pages. Some tears to fold-outs. Text remains clear throughout. Moderate scuffing and losses to leather binding, mainly to spine and rear board. Binding remains firm.

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        Juridica alegación, que demuestra el derecho, y manifiesta la justicia, que assiste al Fr. D. Juan Pablo de Vega, y Vic, presbytero de este arzobispado

      Mexico: En la imprenta rl. de el superior gobierno, y de el nuevo rezado de Doña Maria de Rivera, 1747. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Rebound in modern paper covered boards, a few small stains to title, light chipping to edges of family tree plate, neat wormhole repairs in the lower margin touching some glosses, a few pencil marks. (2), chart, 128pp. 4 copies in OCLC. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 046308.

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        Carte topographique du Comté de Namur).

      - Kupferstich-Karte von P. Aveline bei Jaillot, Paris 1747-50, altkoloriert. 140 x 235 cm.Von 12 Platten gedruckt und zusammengesetzt. Zeitgenössisch montiert und mit Leinen hinterlegt, an den Rändern grüne Dekorstreifen, oben drei grüne Haltschlaufen (eine defekt). Gefaltet, kleine Beschädigungen an den Faltstellen, Leinwand fleckig. In 12 Blättern gedruckte, sehr detailgenaue, monumentale Karte, zwischen 1747 und 1749 erschienen. Zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Feluy, Bortu, Huy, Chiney, Florennes, und Walcourt mit Namur im Zentrum. In Atlasform erschien 1750 eine Ausgabe, der ein gestochener Titel vorangesetzt wurde: "Carte topographique du Comté de Namur: qui comprend le cours de la rivière de Sambre depuis Fontaine-L'Evêque jusqu'à Namur, et celui de la Meuse depuis Bouvines jusqu'à Huy: les environs de Seneff, ceux de Marbais, Sombref et Grand Manil avec les sources de la Dille: les environs de Gemblours, des Cinq Etoiles, des sources de la Mehaigne et de Ramillies: ceux d'Hennuye, du cours de la Mehaigne depuis l'Abbaye de Bonef jusqu'à la hauteur de Vignamont et la plaine de Beurdinnes: les environs de Thuin, Fontaine-L'Evêque et Marchienne au Pont: ceux de Charleroy, Fleurus, Chasselet et de Fosse: les environs et plan de Namur: ceux d'Huy ou se trouve l'embouchure de la Mehaigne: les environs de Walcourt et Ham sur Heure: ceux de Gerpinnes, Florennes et St Gerard: les environs de Bouvines et Godine, avec la partie du Condroz ou se trouve les environs de Chiney: levée géométriquement sur les lieux, commencée à mettre au jour par le feu Sr. Jaillot, géographe ordinaire du Roy, et achevée par Mlles Jaillot, ses s[o]eurs: cette carte a été gravée par Bourgouin l'äîné: P. Aveline invenit et sculpsit." Ungewöhnlich detailgenaue Karte, hier als Wandkarte präpariert. Selten.

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        Essai physique sur l’oeconomie animale. Seconde édition augmentée de deux volumes, & de tables fort amples

      Paris, chez Guillaume Cavelier, Père 1747 - Three volumes in 12mo ; frontispiece, (4), CXII, (8), 612 pp. ; (4), 662, 23, (1) pp. ; (4), 768 pp. ; contemporary marbled calf, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments and with two gilt lettering-pieces, small restorations to spine ends, volume III re-backed using the original spine strip, marbled endpapers, red edges, first and last leaves browned, else only occasional light foxing or age-toning. Second, greatly enlarged edition. The present work has a much broader view than his other medical works and it lays the philosophical foundations of his economic doctrine. It is Quesnay’s first major work. Quesnay et la Physiocratie I, pp. 207 and 305. For the first edition see Kress S 3524, Goldsmiths 7346, Cioranescu 51740 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schloß Moyland.

      - Kupferstich v. Spilman n. J. de Beyer, 1747, 15 x 20,5

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        Des Herrn Filz Moriz Briefe von geheimen Staats-Sachen vornehmlich von Spanien

      Halle, Lüderwald, 1746 bzw. Leipzig, Förster, 1747. - aus dem Englischen übersetzt durch den Herrn von Garnesai. Und mit neuen Zusätzen und Anmerkungen vermehrt. 7 Blatt, 430 Seiten, 1 Blatt. Angebunden : Häberlin, F.D. : Gründliche Historisch-Politische Nachricht von der Republik Genua den Ursachen ihres itzigen Schicksaals und umständliche Beschreibung des leztern noch daurenden Aufstandes in derselben. 16 Blatt, 374 Seiten, XXVI, Halbpergamentband der Zeit, 17 x 11 cm, Einband etwas berieben und angestaubt, innen etwas gebräunt.

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        De Historie der Martelaren.

      Leiden: De Weduwe van Jan vander Deyster en Hendrik vander Deyster, 1747. Folio (41 x 24 cm). (12), 15, (1), 818, (11) pp. Later gilt half leather. Marbled paper on boards. Gilt spine with gilt-lettered morocco label. Engraved title page. Good antiquarian condition. Last few pages with some stains and upper margin browned. Corners slightly bumped. Paper over boards with shelf wear. First free endpaper a bit creased. Overall a good large paper copy with broad margin of the first Dutch important martyrology illustrated with numerous copper engravings. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Historische beschryving der reizen of nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller-waardigste en zeldsaamste zee- en landtogten .. Naauwkeurig in't Nederduitsch overgebragt ..

      's Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt, Amsterdam, Wed. S. Schouten, a.o., 1747-1767.21 volumes. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt with floral motifs and red labels. With 21 title-pages printed in red and black, engraved portrait of the author, 20 engraved headpieces (vol. I-XX), 27 text-engravings depicting the Governors General of the Dutch East Indies, 195 engraved maps and plans (134 folding) and 365 engraved plates (90 folding) by Jacob van der Schley a.o. First Dutch edition edited by J.P.J. du Bois. This is an enlarged translation of the first 17 books of the French edition, Histoire generale des voyages, Amsterdam 1746-1761; largely based on John Green's series A new general collection of voyages and travels, London 1745-1747. Vast collection of travel accounts including most of the early American and Australian voyages and travels. Full accounts are given of the Portuguese, English, Dutch (VOC) and French voyages to the East Indies, Africa, China, Tartary & Tibet, Arabia, etc. - (Wormholes in blank margin at the end of Vol. XXI; top of vol. ! & XIII repaired with brown tape; top of vol. VI, VIII & XIV sl. dam.). - A very attractive set of this famous compilation of voyages.Tiele 103; Cat. NHSM I, p.108; Landwehr, VOC, 267; Sabin 65405; Hill 1391 (French ed.).

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        Traité des feux d'artifice pour le spectacle. Nouvelle édition, toute changée et considérablement augmentée. Par M. F*** D.D.F.D.B.

      Paris, Nyon, 1747, 1747 In-8, LIV-(2)-496 pp., frontispice et 13 planches dépliantes. Reliure plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre rouge.(coins un pue frottés). Ex libris manuscrit Jules Bobin 1868. Seconde édition très largement augmentée et revue par Amédée-François Frezier, officier du Génie et élève de Perrinet d'Orval. Publiée la même année que l'originale, le texte de cette seconde édition a plus que doublé. (XII-224 pp. / LIV-496 pp.) Elle est illustrée d'un frontispice, 13 planches dépliantes et 3 en-têtes par Soubeyran et Chedel d'après Cochin. Pour le XVIIIe siècle c'est l'ouvrage de base en matière de pyrotechnie.

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        Bibliotheca Rinckiana, seu Supellex Librorum tam Impressorum, quam Mstorum, quos per Omnia Scientiarum Genera collegit ?cum Praefatione Adami Friderici Glafey?accedit Index locupletissimus

      - Engraved frontis. [72] (incl. frontis.), 1048, [285] pp. Thick 8vo, cont. grey paste-paper boards (one corner a little jammed). Leipzig: Widow of B.C. Fritsch, [Preface dated 1747]. The very rare sale catalogue of the large and important library formed by one of the great collectors of 18th-century Germany. Rink (1670-1746), professor of law and history at the University of Altdorf, was one of the leading international lawyers of his time and an active writer in the areas of his specialties. He formed several outstanding collections, including one of medals (a catalogue of which was published in 1766), a natural history cabinet, and an outstanding library. The present catalogue contains 8673 lots but many of the lots are comprised of large quantities of books (sometimes fifty or more in a lot), each described. Archer Taylor in his Book Catalogues (p. 13) praises the quality of the descriptions in this catalogue - equal to any private library catalogue of the time - and, indeed, they are very well done, with full transcriptions of titles and, oftentimes, with learned annotations. There is a very full index of 285 pages at the end. The library is predictably rich in law and history. Fine copy of a book for which we have been searching for many years. ? A.D.B., 28, pp. 645-46. Loh, G., Verzeichniss der Kataloge von Buchauktionen und Privatbibliotheken aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum, Vol. 2, p. 125. Taylor, Book Catalogues, pp. 13 & 258. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarium historicum, criticum, chronologicum, geographicum et literale Sacrae Scripturae, Cum figuris Antiquitates Judaicas repraesentantibus. In Latinum translatum a Joanne Dominico Mansi.

      Venetia: Sebastianum Coleti, 1747 - XII, 144, 616 S. Handeinband von Werner G. Kießig, mit dem Monogramm des Einbandkünstlers auf dem hinteren Lederdeckel. Titelblatt mit zusätzlich aufmontierten Vignetten. Gut erhalten. Mit 4 gestochenen Faltkarten und 7 ganzseitigen Kupfertafeln. la Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 35 x 24 cm. Ganzlederband auf 5 Bünden mit dem alten Rückenschildchen und mit ornamentaler Blindprägung auf Rücken und Vorderdeckel.

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        Kupferstich - Karte, von 2 Platten gedruckt und bereits zusammengesetzt, v. Oettinger n. Zollmann b. Homann Erben, "Sectio inferior, Dvcatvm Vinariensem, ." ( Kopftitel ).

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1747, 63 x 46,5 (H) Mit Kopftitel in lat. Sprache. Links oben eine Kartusche mit Erklärungen der Abkürzungen, rechts unten große Titelkartusche ( Text in lat. Sprache ). - Zeigt das Fürstentum Weimar und die Grafschaft Schwarzburg. Gebiet Querfurt, Gera, Hildburghausen, Gotha.

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