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        Manuscript Quit Claim to a Piece of Land in New Jersey owned by Thomas Gardner. ]

      [New Jersey], march 9, 1747/8 - This is a quit claim to a tract of land on Canoe Brook in Essex County, New Jersey, owned by Gardner, and assigning title to Samuel Gardner, probably a relative. The very densely written document is signed by Isaiah Ball, Gershom Wood and Thomas Gardner (CANOE BROOK, NEW JERSEY) Folio. 1 p. Neatly mounted on linen. Old folds, some wear at folds, else quite good [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A New & Accurate Map of Louisiana with part of Florida and Canada and the Adjacent Countries.

      London 1747 - "Covers the area from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico and west to Santa Fe, N. M. Shows towns and cities, forts, trails, Indian villiages and tribal territory, some vegetation, and relief" The plate number 59 in the lower left identifies the plate as being publishe in "A Complete Atlas or Distinct View of the Known World" (Sellers)Towns such as Santa Fe and Taos are shown on the Rio Grande, a number of the early Spanish roads in the region., Size : 355x425 (mm), 14x16.75 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline, 0

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        Portrait, Brustbild.

      . Birch's Heads, 1747/1752. - Plattenrand 37,0 x 23,5 cm, (W.) Bemmel pinx. J.Houbraken sculps. Amsterdam 1739. Impensis J. & P.Knapton, London 1739.. Das schönste Kupferstich-Porträt Harvey's. - Brustbild halbrechts im ovalen Rahmen darauf WILLIAM HARVEY M.D. Der ovale Rahmen wird umgeben von einem schön drapierten Tuch. Unten Darstellung des Blutkreislaufes, Bücher, Aeskulapstab und Pflanzen, darunter Mohn. Am unteren Plattenrand: = In the Collection of Dr. Mead. -- Das Bild würdigt in seiner Symbolik die Forschungsergebnisse des Dargestellten. - Keynes, The portraiture of W.Harvey, p.15; Diepenbroik - Grüter, Portr.2, Der Arzt No.40.; Bourgery 1312.1.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Traduzion dal Toscan in Lengua veneziana de Bertoldo, Bertoldin e Cacasenno divertimento autunal de I. P. dedicà ai so boni amici.

      In Padoa. Per Zanbatista Conzati. 1747 - Un volume in-8°, pp. (24), 207, (1); (7), 210-485, (1); (7), 490-724 (con 691 per 591), (4). Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, titoli in oro su tassello al dorso; tagli verdi. Esemplare molto fresco. Il volume è diviso in tre libri da tre falsi frontespizi calcografici con Marcolfa e Bertoldo e la medesima illustrazione in antiporta, a cui se ne aggiunge un’altra, sempre di gusto popolare, nel secondo e nel terzo volume. Finalini xilografici. Bella e rara edizione di un piacevolissimo classico. Traduzione con il testo a fronte italiano di Giuseppe (Iseppo) Pichi, socio dell’Accademia dei Ricovrati. Il testo è preceduto da due avvisi in versi, uno ai lettori e uno allo stampatore, perché il proto non corregga le parole scritte in veneziano («Un’aviso ve dago per scurtarla, | Se scrive in Venezian, come se parla»). Vi si trovano anche la spiegazione delle parole toscane nel testo italiano, quella delle parole, delle frasi e dei modi figurati veneziani. Il testo italiano del Croce è quello in ottava rima trasportato in versi da Giampietro Riva, Paolo Battista Balbi, Giampietro Zanotti e pubblicato da Lelio della Volpe nel 1736. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Storia dell'architettura nella quale oltre le vite degli architetti . Adornata di rami rappresentanti le fabbriche più cospicue degli antichi, e de' moderni. Tomo primo [all published]

      appresso Antonio Mora, Venezia 1747 - First edition, 8vo, pp. [10], 308 (but lacking K3-K6, i.e. pp. 149-56, and with a 18th century handwritten note to this effect bound in at the spot); engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved vignette title-p. printed in red and black, 33 engraved plates (31 of them folding), engraved head- and tail-pieces; contemporary full calf with an early 20th century rebacking, old black morocco label on spine preserved; very good, Originally published in Paris, 1687 with title: Recueil historique de la vie et des ouvrages des plus celebres architectes. Not in the Millard Collection; 9 in OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        "Storia dell'architettura nella quale oltre le vite degli architetti ... Adornata di rami rappresentanti le fabbriche più cospicue degli antichi, e de' moderni. Tomo primo [all published]"

      Venezia: appresso Antonio Mora. 1747. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [10], 308 (but lacking K3-K6, i.e. pp. 149-56, and with a 18th century handwritten note to this effect bound in at the spot); engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved vignette title-p. printed in red and black, 33 engraved plates (31 of them folding), engraved head- and tail-pieces; contemporary full calf with an early 20th century rebacking, old black morocco label on spine preserved; very good, Originally published in Paris, 1687 with title: Recueil historique de la vie et des ouvrages des plus celebres architectes. Not in the Millard Collection; 9 in OCLC."

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        Portrait, Brustbild.

      - Birch's Heads, 1747/1752. - Schönes Blatt in kräftigem Abdruck mit feinen Lichtern und tiefdunklen Schatten. Plattenrand 37,0 x 23,5 cm, G.Vertue Sculp., Impensis J. & P.Knapton, London 1742. Das schönste Kupferstich-Porträt Willis. - Hüftbild nach halbrechts, das Gesicht dem Betrachter zugewandt. Umher Rahmen mit Inschrift Thomas Willis, M.D. ob.t. 1675. Act.54. Oben naturalistisch gezeichneter Aeskulapstab vor Flügelpaar. Unten auf dem Tisch Schädel mit abgetrennter-Hirnschale, Bücher, Manuskripte, ein Tintenfaß mit zwei Schreibfedern, zwei Flaschen, Blumen und ein aufgeschlagenes Tafelwerk. Links an dem Rahmen geheftet Zeichnung einer Wirbelsäule mit Rippen. Unten Wappen, daneben stehende Folianten mit Superexlibris. Das posthum erschienen Blatt würdigt Willis Verdienste um die Anatomie. - Thomas Willis, (1622-75), M.D. Oxon, Hon. F.R.C.P. Sedleian Professor of natural history at Oxford. - Portr. Wellcome Inst. Hist. Med., R.Burgess No.3196.5; Porträt 2, Der Arzt, Nr.58; One hundred names famous in Urology [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

      Aux dépens de Michel 1747 - - Aux dépens de Michel, A Amsterdam 1747, In-16 (8x13cm), relié. - Très rare seconde édition chez le même éditeur que l'introuvable originale parue en 1746, in-8. Page de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos lisse orné de 4 fers à la tulipe. Mors inférieur ouverts en queue. 2 coins émoussés. Quelques cahiers brunis, une tâche d'encre sur la tranche sur 1cm. Page de garde manuscrite citant les maîtresses de Louis XV. Conte oriental satirique sur Louis XV et sa cour, sur Madame de Maintenon et les maîtresses de Louis XV, et dont la clef se trouve in fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Berigt, van constig-gemaeckte sneeuwe beelden van half Januario tot het begin Februarii tot Antwerpen gezien . . . Antwerp, Joannes Petrus de Cort, 1772. 4to. With title-page in a geometric border built up from cast fleurons and each page in a thick-thin border built up from cast units. 19th-century(?) decorated cloth, modern endpapers.

      Cat. Rijksmuseum II, p. 29; UniCat (2 copies); WorldCat (2 copies); not in Kunst op Schrift; STCV. Rare first and only edition a long poem, by the prolific Antwerp poet Jan Antoon Frans Pauwels (1747-1823), praising the many snow sculptures made in Antwerp during the severe winter of 1771/72. After an introduction praising the arts and the city of Antwerp, the poet tells us about his stroll through various parts of Antwerp, from the Raapstraat, along the Waag, Hoornstraat, Paardenmarkt, etc. to the Vlasmarkt and the Pande-straatje, observing many ingenious snow sculptures, including a horse fighting off a lion, a centaur, Hercules, Samson, Andromeda, Bacchus and a pyramid.Title-page slightly soiled and its fore-edge corners restored (not affecting the printed image), and some minor dirt and smudges, otherwise in good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Opera Omnia; Veneta, in hac tertio editione / Hetrusca, Germanica & Holabdica auctior / Adjunctis nonnullis Disertatonibus ejusdem auctoris. 3 Pars in 2 vols.

      . Venetiis, apud Joseph Bertella ex Officina Hertziana, 1747, Kl.4°, Portrait, (28), 448; (2), 253 pp, (2); 74 pp., 7 ganzseitige gestochene Tafeln, unbeschnittenes Exemplar in 2 feinen Halbpergamenteinbänden im Stil der Zeit.. Sehr selten, diese zweite und zugleich umfangreichste Gesamtausgabe wird eingeleitet mit Würdigungen Lorenzo Bellini's (1643-1704) von Johannes Bohn, Hermann Boerhaave und Francisco Redi! - Folgende Werke sind hier versammelt: - De Urinis; De Pulsibus; De Missione Sanguini; De Febris; De Morbis Capitis; De Morbus Pectoirs; Exercitatio Anatomica de Structura & usu Renum; Gussus Organum novisseme deprehensum; Gratiarum Actio ad Serenissimos Hetruriae; Principes; .. Et Propositio Mechanica; Demonstratio Propositiois mechanicae; Motus Cordis intra, & extra Uterum; De motu bilis & liquidorum omnium per corpora animalium; De Fermentis & Glandulis rursus; De missione Sanguinis; De Contratione Naturali & Villo Contractili. - & Dissertationes Anatomicae Laurentii Bellini Florentini In Pisana Universitate Anatomes Professoris, ac in Aula Regiae Celsitudinis Cosmi III. Magni Ducis Etruriae Archiatri / Ab Auctore Italicae compositae, atque Florentiae recitatae; nunc vero primum A Francisco Clario Pisano ejusdem olim auditore in Sermonem Latinum conversae.

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        La BIBLIOTHÈQUE des JEUNES NÉGOCIANS ou l'ARITHMÉTIQUE à leur Usage

      Briasson, PARIS 1747 - La BIBLIOTHÈQUE des JEUNES NÉGOCIANS ou l'ARITHMÉTIQUE à leur Usage où se trouvent compris le COMMERCE des MATIÉRES d'ARGENT - les CHANGES des principales places de l'Europe - et les principaux ARBITRAGES pour faciliter les opérations de la Banque Par le Sr L*** , Négociant à Lyon Ouvrage in-4° relié (26 cm x 21 cm) reliure plein veau blond, dos à cinq nerfs, caissons ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre maroquin brun, toutes tranches groseille, 656 pages, illustrées de nombreux tableaux dans le texte, ainsi que de deux planches dépliantes, chez Briasson, à Paris et chez les frères Bruyset, à Lyon, 1747 état d'usage (couverture usagée et griffée, manque en haut du dos) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alethia: or a General System of Moral Truths, and Natural Religion; Contained in letters from Selima, Empress of the Turks, to her daughter Isabella, at Grand Cairo. With critical and historical Notes. [Two volumes.]

      Printed for T. Osborne 1747 - FIRST EDITION, a bit of light browning, small early inscription erased from title-page, pp. xiv, [iv], 162; [iv], 167, [9], 8vo, contemporary calf, borders bordered with a double gilt fillet, spines with five raised bands between double gilt fillets, lettering pieces lost, rubbed and scratched, slight loss from headcaps, sound If ESTC is correct in identifying this Richard Murray with the author of the long-standing textbook of logic used at Trinity College Dublin (Artis logicae compendium, first published 1759), then he wrote this ambitious epistolary moral tale in his early twenties, before progressing to his D.D. and the position of Professor of Mathematics at TCD. He also translated Loredona’s ‘Life of Adam’, and for the last four years of his life served as Provost of Trinity. This is a scarce publication: ESTC lists copies in the BL, NLS, Oxford, National Trust only within the UK, and Johns Hopkins, Kansas, and Gottingen only without. (The Dublin single-volume edition of the same year is in the BL and National Library of Ireland only). (ESTC T102242)

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        Primae Lineae Physiologiae In Usum Praelectionum Academicarum, Ad Editionem Tertio Auctam & Emendatam Expressae. [First Lines of Physiology]

      G Drummond/ Kincaid & Bell, Edinburgh 1747 - 539pp. Text in Latin. Worn condition. Boards detached. Small area excised from title-page. Ex-library from the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, with minimal markings Brown hardback full-leather cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Inledning til naturkunnigheten, den academiska ungdomen til tienst, sammanskrefwen. Och nu på swenska öfwersatt, samt med autorens egna tilsatser förökt. Jemte bifogade anmärkningar, af herr S. Klingenstierna.

      1747 - Stockholm, L. L. Grefing, 1747. 8:o. (12),610,(18),1-8 pp. & 25 folded engraved plates & 1 folded engraved map. Some illustrations in text. Somewhat worn sprinkled contemporary full calf with raised bands, richly gilt spine, lightbrown title label and sprinkled edges. Spine slightly faded and with superficial cracks. One of the bands worn. Back board with some scratches. Occasionally uncut edges and small stains. A few contemporary underlinings and margin notes, also on the end flyleaf. Crushed bug on p. 445. From the library of Ericsberg. "An introduction of the knowledge of nature". With commentaries by Samuel Klingenstierna and additions for this edition by the author himself. Translated by J. Apelblad, P. Tidén and P. Lehnberg. Book advertisments at the end. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Estado, que manifiesta el número de yeguas, potrancas, potros, cavallos domados y padres, que tiene el Reyno de Jaen, con de los nombres de sus dueños, los yerros que usan y dehesas donde pastan, conforme al Registro del año 1745

      - Sacado por el Brigadier Granda, 1747. Folio. 36 h. en papel de hilo. Holandesa puntas piel, nervios y tejuelos. - Manuscrito firmado. Importantísimo. No lo vemos reflejado en bibliografía alguna, con lo que le convierte en documento posiblemente único. Magnífico ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Letter to the Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations : Wherein the Grand Concern of Trade is Asserted and Maintained : with an Attempt to Prove, That Our Nobility, Gentry, and Clergy.: . .are More Nearly Concern'd in Trade, in its Success, and Consequences, Than Even the Merchant or Trader Himself : Humbly Inscribed to the Right Honourable Henry Pelham, Esq / by an Impartial Hand

      London : Printed For Jacob Robinson, At The Golden Lion In Ludgate-Street, M. DCC. XLVII. [1747] - Physical desc. : viii, 143, [1]p. ; 8°. Subject: Great Britain - Commerce - Early works to 1800. Attributed to George Coade in NUC pre-1956. Referenced by; Sabin 13809. Hanson 6031. ESTCT93782. Good copy in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically recased; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 143 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Biblia, Das ist: die gantze Heilige Schrifft, deß Alten u. Neuen Testaments . von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther. Samt e. Vorrede Herrn Johann Michael Dilherrns.

      Endter, Nurnberg 1747 - Original full leather with metal corners and clasps. Leather strap on one clasp well worn and weak. Raised bands, rubbed. Worn, corners rounded and rubbed at extremities, generally good condition. Large heavy volume will require additional shipping charges. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LETTRES A DOM TOUSSAINTS DU PLESSIS, RELIGIEUX BENEDICTIN DE LA CONGREGATION DE SAINT MAUR, AUTEUR DE L'HISTOIRE DE L'EGLISE DE MEAUX, AU SUJET DE LA PRETENDUE VENTE DES RELIQUES DE SAINT SAINTIN, PREMIER EVEQUE TITULAIRE DE MEAUX, & DE LA TRANSLATION DE La Chasse De Saint Fiacre, Patron De La Brie, Avec Les Reponses De Ce Pere. Par M. Charles-Joseph Thome, Pretre, Chanoine De L'Eglise De Meaux, & Licencie En Droit Canon & Civil De La Faculte De Paris; Lettres Aux Auteurs De La Nouvelle Gaule Chretienne

      Paris: Pierre-Francois Giffart, Rue S. Jacques, A Sainte Therese. Good; ***SALE. The price of this item has been temporarily reduced by 40%. . Sale price ends soon!***. 1747-1749. Hardcover. Three titles bound in one with important antiquated signatures of Mesdames defte Marie and Monsieur le Syndic. 1) Lettres a Dom Toussaints du Plessis, Religieux Benedictin de la Congregation de Saint Maur, Auteur de l'Histoire de l'Eglise de Meaux, au sujet de la pretendue Vente des Reliques de Saint Saintin, premier Eveque Titulaire de Meaux, & de la Translation de la Chasse de Saint Fiacre, Patron de la Brie, avec les reponses de ce Pere. Par M. Charles-Joseph Thome, Pretre, Chanoine de l'Eglise de Meaux, & Licencie en Droit Canon & Civil de la Faculte de Paris (1747) ; 2) lettres aux auteurs de la nouvelle gaule chretienne, touchant plufiers abbes & abbeffes du diocese de meaux, et a D. Du plessis..... (1748) ; 3) lettre aux auteurs de la nouvell gaule chretienne, touchant la lifte des doyens de l'Eglise de meaux; et Au Sujet de plusieurs abbes de differentes abbayes du royaume (1749). Half brown calf over marbled boards has moderate to heavy wear. Lower front corner chipped. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Marbled end sheets and pastedowns. Pages lightly toned and foxed but clean and in good condition. ; 28 + 40 + 35 pages .

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        Causes celebres et interessantes avec les jugemens qui les ont decidees. 22 tomes.

      A la Haye [= Den Haag], Jean Neaulme 1747-51.. 8°. Titelbll. in Rot- und Schwarzdruck, zus. ca. 10.000 S. Mit 1 gest. Frontispiz in Bd. 1, 1 gef. genealogischen Tabelle (in Band 13) und 22 gest. (wiederh.) Titelvignetten. Marmor. Lederbde. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden m. goldgepr. Titel u. Bd.nr. auf 2 mont. Rüschildchen, reicher Rückenvergoldung u. umseit. Rotschnitt. Einbde. berieben, Goldauflage stellenw. abgelöst, einzelne Bde. m. Fehlstellen durch Wurmfraß, an den Kapitalen z. Tl. lädiert.. Vgl. zu anderen Ausg. Graesse V, 306; Brunet VI, 2724. Vollständige, zeitnah zur ersten Ausgabe erschienene Den Haager Edition in 22 Bänden. Band 22 'augmente des Plaidoyers d'Arnauld, & de Marion, contre les Jesuites'. - Die umfassende Sammlung von Kriminalfällen wurde durch den französischen Juristen Francois Gayot de Pitaval (1673-1743) erstmals zwischen 1734 und 1743 in zwanzig Bänden zusammengestellt und veröffentlicht. Es handelt sich um die bekanntesten Strafrechtsfälle seiner Zeit. Grundlage waren die Prozessakten der jeweiligen Fälle. Pitaval gilt daher als Begründer der Gerichtsberichterstattung.

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        Pl. 98 Untitled pair of ducks

      Published in London and printed by the College of Physicians in Warwick-Lane 1747 - A wonderfully detailed hand-colored ornithological engraving by George Edwards from his publication "A Natural History of Birds", which was published in London and printed by the College of Physicians in Warwick-Lane in 1747. Overall this print measures 9.5"x12". Overall this print is in good condition with some foxing/staining/creasing and tears along paper margins. It is our intention at Arader Gallery to always have the lowest price on this material. The English naturalist and ornithologist George Edwards (1694-1773), is remembered as the "Father of British Ornithology" for his dedication in the study and depiction of birds. Edwards was born in Essex, England and as a young man traveled throughout Northern Europe, collecting samples, studying natural history and making colored drawings of animals and birds. In 1743 he published the first volume of his Natural History of Uncommon Birds. His marvelous publication was a renowned reference text in mid-18th century British naturalist circles. He continued publishing subsequent volumes until 1764. His works contain engravings and descriptions from more than 600 natural history subjects which had not previously been recorded. Edwards was a good friend of Mark Catesby, who created the first American ornithology and of Sir Hans Sloane, the founder of the British Museum. Edwards produced his impressive volumes almost single-handed: making the drawings upon which the prints are based, writing the text, etching the plates and hand-coloring the pieces. Edwards was elected a Fellow and honored with the Gold Medal of the Royal Society and in 1733 he was appointed as Librarian at the Royal College of Physicians. Edwards bird prints are carefully colored and detailed with a naturalistic quality showing his great dedication to accuracy as well as desire to produce a beautiful image.

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        LA FACULTE VENGEE

      Edition : PARIS, QUILLAU, 1747 - Comédie en 3 actes - Edition originale - Par La Mettrie d'après les Supercheries littéraires dévoilées - Satire contre les médecins; les noms réels des personnages visés sont mentionnés en fin d'ouvrage - Elle fut interdite et brulée en 1746 - Vignette au titre, ornements typographiques - Reliure d'époque, dos à nerfs, armes en bas du dos, en partie effacées - Petits manques en charnières de cuir; intérieur sans rousseurs 183 pages, in-8, 20 cm. Bon état [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Réflexions sur la cause générale des vents.Paris: David l'aîné, 1747.

      First edition of this important work on atmospheric tides: "Alembert's treatise on winds contained the first general use of partial differential equations in mathematical physics, a technique later perfected by Euler." (Norman 34). <br/><br/> "In 1747 d'Alembert published two more important works, one of which, the <i>Réflexions sur la cause générale des vents</i>, won a prize from the Prussian Academy. In it appeared the first general use of partial differential equations in mathematical physics. Euler later perfected the techniques of using these equations. The pattern was to become a familiar one: d'Alembert, Daniel Bernoulli, or Clairaut would pioneer a technique, and Euler would take it far beyond their capacity to develop it. D'Alembert's treatise on winds was the only one 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'Alembert's efforts many years later.<br/><br/> The text is in both French and Latin. The work was also published the same year in Berlin, but the German edition does not include the Latin text.. 4to (225 x 165 mm), pp [8] xxviii [1] 2-194, [1-3] 4-138 and two engraved folding plates. Contemporary polished French calf with richly gilt spine, with light wear to hinges, capitals with skillful leather restoration, fine and clean throughout. In all a very good copy

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        Sammlung Medicinischer und Chirurgischer Anmerkungen (1.-6. Sammlung in 1 Band). Mit gestochener Titelvignette und 6 Kupfertafeln. Vorgebunden: Henckel: Anmerckungen von wiedernatürlichen Geburthen zur Verbesserung der Hebammenkunst

      Berlin, Haude und Spener, 1747/51 - Mit 6 (1 gefaltete) Kupferstichtafeln, [5], 40 Seiten, [1], [12], 94 Seiten; [4], 63 Seiten; [6], 67 Seiten; [8], , 64 Seiten; [4], 70 Seiten, 6 Blatt (Gesamtregister). Vorgebunden: (Anmerckungen von wiedernatürlichen Geburthen): 16 Seiten. Nur ganz vereinzelt leicht fleckig. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De stad Kleef, haar gezondheidbron, en omleggende landsdouwen, in kunstprenten verbeeld. Berymd, en met aantekeningen opgehelderd.

      Haarlem, J. Bosch, n.d. [1747]. - 4to. (II)+63+(2) pp. With engr. title vignette & 10 fold. views (incl. 3 large double page fold.) engraved by H. Spilman after Jan de Beyer. Hardcover. Or. brown interim boards. VG. (Spine worn, spine ends gone, covers sl. rubbed; large paper copy, pages untrimmed; plates and text are fine). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pont Projete pour etre Construit a St. Petersbourg sur la Neva

      Paris 1747 - The print depicts the important bridge on Neva in St. . Petersburg built by the renowned French engineer Peronnet. The bridge allowed the safe passage of tall ships., Image Size : 240x605 (mm), 9.5x23.75 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 360x675 (mm), 14.125x26.5 (Inches), Black & White, Copper Engraving

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        The Farmer&#146;s Instructor; or, the Husbandman and Gardener&#146;s Useful and Necessary Companion. Being a New Treatise of Husbandry, Gardening, and other curious Matters relating to Country Affairs

      London: J. Hodges 1747. . 8vo, (xvi), 275, (1) pp. Frontispiece showing the &#147;four Wheel Drill Plow with a Seed and a Manure Hopper&#148;, some light foxing, modern bookplate. Contemporary sheep, double gilt rules, some wear, rebacked with a green label. Originally published as &#147;A New Treatise of Husbandry...&#148; by Trowell in 1738. Renowned for his skill in growing tulips, this enlarged edition followed his death in 1746. Ellis wrote a number of agricultural works from his farm at Little Gaddesden in Hertfordshire, although may not have followed his own advice, DNB noting that &#147;such a sentence as &#145;Be yourself the first man up in a morning for sounding at your door your harvest horn to call your men at four o&#39;clock,&#146; contrasts amusingly with the writer&#39;s own practice, according to those who went to visit him...&#148; Henrey III 1442.

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        Histoire générale des voyages [T. I seul] ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu"à présent dans les différentes 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 où les Voyageurs ont pénétré, touchant leur situation, leur étendue, leurs limites, leurs divisions, leur climat, leur terroir, leurs productions.

      La Haye : Pierre de Hondt, 1747 - Tome I seul, "Nouvelle édition", in-4; vi, xlii,[ii], 420p., [4p. Tables, Avis]; portrait gravé de l"auteur en frontispice et 18 planches dont 9 cartes et plans (8 dépliants). Figure héraldique gravée sur cuivre en tête de la dédicace, bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampes. Reliure d"époque en veau moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, coupes ornées, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge et vert, gardes marbrées, tranches rouges. Coiffes usées, galeries de vers et petites fentes aux extrémités des mors, autrement bon exemplaire, très frais intérieurement. Tome premier seul de cette célèbre Histoire des Voyages, remarquable compilation qui constitue la base de toute bibliothèque de voyage. Ce volume réunit les premiers voyages des portugais aux Indes orientales (expéditions de Vasco de Gama, Pacheco, Almeida, Albuquerque?), puis ceux des anglais aux Indes Orientales et en Guinée (Windham, Towtson, Rutter, Lancaster, Burroughs?). Complet des belles planches comprenant cartes, plans et vues de villes, scènes de moeurs et histoire naturelle. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Farmer&#146;s Instructor; or, the Husbandman and Gardener&#146;s Useful and Necessary Companion. Being a New Treatise of Husbandry, Gardening, and other curious Matters relating to Country Affairs.

      London: J. Hodges 1747 - 8vo, (xvi), 275, (1) pp. Frontispiece showing the "four Wheel Drill Plow with a Seed and a Manure Hopper", some light foxing, modern bookplate. Contemporary sheep, double gilt rules, some wear, rebacked with a green label. Originally published as "A New Treatise of Husbandry." by Trowell in 1738. Renowned for his skill in growing tulips, this enlarged edition followed his death in 1746. Ellis wrote a number of agricultural works from his farm at Little Gaddesden in Hertfordshire, although may not have followed his own advice, DNB noting that "such a sentence as &#145;Be yourself the first man up in a morning for sounding at your door your harvest horn to call your men at four o'clock,&#146; contrasts amusingly with the writer's own practice, according to those who went to visit him." Henrey III 1442.

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        Plan and Outlines of a Course of Lectures on Universal History, Ancient and Modern, Delivered at the University of Edinburgh . . . Illustrated with maps of ancient and modern geography, and a chronological table

      Printed for William Creech. First edition.. Some foxing and slight stains; maps somewhat smudged; one map lacking the outer fold (and consequently 1/3 of the map); a decent copy. Uncommon.. 8vo, modern brown morocco, gilt lettering. Six maps (five folding) outlined in color. Lectures by Alexander Fraser Tytler (1747-1813), scholar in several fields and Professor of Universal History at Edinburgh. Plans and Outlines later became his expanded work on the same subject: Elements of General History, Ancient and Modern (1801). See the DNB online.

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        A succinct abridgement of a Voyage made within the inland Parts of South America, from the Coasts of the South-Sea, to the Coasts of Brazil and Guiana, down the River of Amazons: as it was read in the Public Assembly of the Academy of Sciences at Paris,

      E. Withers, at the Seven Stars., London 1747 - read in the Public Assembly April 28, 1745, to which is annexed a map of the Maranon, or River of Amazons, drawn by the same. Slim 8vo. xii, 108pp, with half title, folding engraved map, original boards, original leather spine and corners with wear, original red leather title label. descreet neat blind-stamp to title, small piece from title top margin missing. Excellent 'Original' Copy. Scarce title. Sabin 38488

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        An Universal History, From the Earliest Account of Time 19 Volumes

      London, Printed for T. Osborne 1747 - 19 Volumes. Thick 8vo. Contemporary leather. 5 raised bands. Boards starting. Some boards detached. Gilt lettering on red spine labels. Some spine labels lacking. Contemporary notation of contents on FEP of Vol. I. Contemporary armorial bookplate to inside boards of Charles Hayward of Gloucester. Clean, unmarked pages. Original set lacking the 20th volume. 119 (of 120) plates on 108 (of 109) sheets. (Vol V contains 32 [of 33] plates on 21 [of 22] sheets. 1 of the 21 sheets that is present in Vol V has a minor loss to image. Plate numbers 22-23 are 2 images on 1 folding plate. There are 2 instances in which 1 folding plate accounts for 3 separate plate numbers, one for each image: Plates 9, 12 and 13 are 3 images on 1 folding plate. Plate numbers 18-20 are 3 images on 1 folding plate. There are 2 instances in which 1 folding plate accounts for 4 separate plate numbers: Plate numbers 14-17 are all on 1 folding plate, and plate numbers 25-28 are all on 1 folding plate. Plates in Vol V are numbered to plate 32, but Vol V's 1st map is unnumbered.) As is often true with folding plates, some folding plates have tear to inner section. Outer margins of folding plates tend to have chipping/wear. Texts and plates? images otherwise very good. Handwritten in sepia on Vol I?s ffep is ?A List of the Authors of the Universal Ancient History, mentioning their several shares in that work. Vide Gent. Mag? 1784?? Sold with all faults. The plates (mostly folding, some double-page) include maps, architectural landmarks, historical sites, Sphinx, Biblical scenes, Roman coins, and artifacts. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. ESTC T150199 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Allerhand nützliche Versuche, dadurch zu genauer Erkäntniß der Natur und Kunst der Weg gebähnet wird, denen Liebhabern der Wahrheit mitgetheilet.

      Halle, Renger, 1745-1747. - 3 Bände. Titel, (12), 599, (9) SS. Titel, (12), 568, (8) SS. Titel, (12), 625 (recte: 624), (8) SS. Alle Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit zus. 3 gest. Frontispizen und 49 mehrf. gefalt. Tafeln. Pergamentbände der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo. Etwa vierte Ausgabe (EA 1721-29). - Enthält Untersuchungen zur Physik und Chemie mit Anleitungen zu zahlreichen Experimenten, letztere durch Kupfertafeln illustriert. "Wolff here describes in detail his simple, chiefly wooden instruments, with which he carried out his experiments" (Faber du F.). Der Leibniz-Schüler Wolff (1679-1754) gilt als "der bedeutendste Philosoph der deutschen Aufklärung" (DBE); "siebzig Jahre vor Kants berühmtem aufklärerischem Appell schrieb Wolff: 'Jeder sollte nach so hurtigem Gebrauch der Kräfte des Verstandes streben, als nur immer möglich ist'" (Metzler Phil. Lex. , 931). - Schönes, kaum gebräuntes Exemplar. Heinsius IV, 451. Vgl. Poggendorff I, 1355. Ackermann V, 1313. Faber du Faur II, 1577a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORY OF NEW-ENGLAND, CONTAINING AN IMPARTIAL ACCOUNT OF THE CIVIL AND ECCLESIASTICAL AFFAIRS OF THE COUNTRY TO THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1700. TO WHICH IS ADDED, THE PRESENT STATE OF NEW-ENGLAND. WITH A NEW AND ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTRY. 2 VOLS. 2ND ED

      A. Ward et al., London 1747 - .[VOL. I viii, 392pgs., VOL. II 380 pgs., plus INDEX].SECOND EDITION WITH MANY ADDITIONS BY THE AUTHOR.INCLUDES APPENDIX CONTAINING THEIR PRESENT CHARTER, THEIR ECCLESIASTICAL DISCIPLINE, AND THEIR MUNICIPAL LAWS.FOLDING MAP " A NEW MAP OF NEW ENGLAND ACCORDING TO THE LATEST OBSERVATIONS" 1720 is 9 1/2" x 14" in very good condition with slight toning.Modern rebacking with original gilt framed leather boards and original title label on spines.Engraved bookplate of George Rose on endpapers.Toning throughout.Daniel Neal was a British Historian. He was given an Honorary Degree from Harvard as a result of this work. A VERY NICE SET. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lexicon Topographicum in welchem alle des Fränkischen Craises Städte, Clöster, Schlösser, Markflecken, und Dörfer, deren alt- und neue Benennung, Lage, lezt- vorige und jetzige Obrigkeiten und Besitzere, geist- und weltliche Bediente, die Sehens- und Merkwürdigkeiten, Glücks- und Unglücks-Fälle, Freyheiten, Stiftungen, und dergleichen, enthalten, aus bewährten Urkunden, Schrifte-Stellen, und ächten Nachrichten zusammen getragen.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Auf Kosten Johann Georg Lochners, buchhändler, 1747. - M10714 Gr.-8°. Einfacher schmuckloser Pappband. Frontispiz, 12 Blätter Titel, Vorreden, Lebensbeschreibung des Autors, 549 Seiten. Im unteren Rand teils mit Wurmfraßspuren. Ca. 8 Seiten mit schwachen Buntstiftspuren (radierbar). Gutes Expl. 1200

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        S. R. I. Circvlvs Avstriacvs quem componunt Archid. Avstriae, Dvcatvs Stiriae, Carinthiae, Carinoliae, Comit. Tyrolensis, ditionsque Sveviae austriacae, cum suis confinus a Tobia Majero, Math. Cult. Letitime designatus

      Nuremberg 1747 - Size : 476x532 (mm), 18.75x20.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Der Triumphbogen., Radierung.

      1747 - In der Platte u.l. signiert und bezeichnet "Piranesi inv. incise, e vende in Roma infaccia all`Accademia di Francia". Focillon 21. Blatt 2 der Folge "Caprices décoratifs" (insgesamt 4 Bll.). - "Many of the hundreds of Plranesi`s architectural designs and views show a power of imagination far beyond their immediate demands of the subjects he handled, but nowhere except in the` Prisons ` and in the architectural medleys {Groteschi) . did he give his imagination such unbounded play" (Hind, S. 78f). - Bugfalte geglättet, dort kleine Einrißchen. Papier partiell etwas ausgedünnt. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 Gegensatzreicher, teils sehr feinzeichnender Druck auf Bütten, zumeist mit der Plattenkante, teils auf diese geschnitten. 39,2 x 54,2 cm (Papiergröße).

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        Summa S. Thomae Hodiernis Academiarum Moribus Accomodata, Sive Cursus TheologiaeAd usum Scholarum ThomisticarumIn Nineteen Volumes.

      50 - Leodii - Apud Everardum Kints 1747 - A smart uniformly bound set of Billuart first edition theological works created to be used within Thomistic schools. Written in Latin. Featuring decorative head and tail pieces, coat of arms and illuminated capitals. Originally created byphilosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism, Thomas Aquinas, his work is described as one of the classics of the history of philosophy and one of the most influential works of Western literature. It is intended as a manual for beginners in theology and a compendium of all of the main theological teachings of the Church. It presents the reasoning for almost all points of Christian theology in the West. Thomas was a theologian and a Scholastic philosopher. However, he never considered himself a philosopher, and criticised philosophers, whom he saw as pagans, for always falling short of the true and proper wisdom to be found in Christian revelation. With this in mind, Thomas did have respect for Aristotle, so much so that in the Summa, he often cites Aristotle simply as the Philosopher. Much of his work bears upon philosophical topics, and in this sense may be characterised as philosophical. Thomas's philosophical thought has exerted enormous influence on subsequent Christian theology, especially that of the Roman Catholic Church, extending to Western philosophy in general. Thomas stands as a vehicle and modifier of Aristotelianism and Neoplatonism. The Summa's topics follow a cycle: the existence of God; Creation, Man; Man's purpose; Christ; the Sacraments; and back to God. The Summa Theologica is meant to summarise the history of the cosmos and provide an outline for the meaning of life itself. Throughout the work, Aquinas cites not only Aristotle but Sacred Scripture, Augustine of Hippo, and other Jewish, Greek, Roman, Christian, and Muslim scholars. The Summa Theologi is a more structured and expanded version of Aquinas's earlier Summa contra Gentiles, each written for different purposes: the Summa Theologi to explain the Christian faith to theology students, and the Summa contra Gentiles to explain it and defend it in hostile situations. Complete in nineteen volumes. Condition: In the originalmottled calf bindings with marbled text block edge, and gilt design and lettering to the spines. Externally, all are sound with only light wear to the extremities and head of the spines. Volume one has slightwear encroachingonto the front board. Internally, all are generally firmly bound with volume's seventeen and ninebeing slightlystrained in places. Pages are extremely bright and clean given the age of the books, with only the very odd spot, and very slight age toning to page 449 of volume five. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jüdische Geschichte von der Erschaffung der Welt bis auf gegenwärtige Zeiten. Aus dem Dänischen ins Deutsche übersetzt von Georg August Detharding.

      Gebrüder Korte,, Altona und Flensburg, 1747 - 2 Teile in 1 Band. Altona und Flensburg, Gebrüder Korte, 1747. 23x18,5 cm. Frontispiz, (13) Bl., 714 S.; (6) Bl., 719 S. Mit 2 (wiederholten) gestoch. Titelvignetten und 1 gestoch. Textvignette. Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Ludvig Holberg *1684 in Bergen/Norwegen gest. 1754 in Kopenhagen, dänisch-norwegischer Dichter. Sein Vater starb kurz nach seiner Geburt, seine Mutter als er elf Jahre alt war, wuchs bei Familienangehörigen auf. Wurde Professor in Kopenhagen und 1847 geadelt. Holberg gehörte zu den grössten Theaterschaffenden seiner Zeit und wurde der "dänische Molière" oder "Vater der dänischen Literatur" genannt. Das Werk Holbergs strahlt bis in die heutige Zeit eine starke kulturelle Wirkung aus. Seit 2004 vergibt die Universität Bergen den Holberg-Preis und Krieg komponierte die Klavierkomposition "Aus Holbergs Zeit". - (Einband berieben. Seitenränder im Falz unten mit einem kleinen Wasserrand. Vereinzelt leicht fleckig, gutes Exemplar). Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Disputationum anatomicarum selectarum. Volumen I (-VIII).

      Abraham Vandenhoeck,, Göttingen, 1747 - 8 Bände in 7 Bänden. Göttingen, Abraham Vandenhoeck, 1747-1752. 4°. Mit 76 gefalteten gefalteten Tafeln. Pappbände der Zeit. Bibliographia Halleriana 333. - Blake 195. - Lundsgaard-H. 711. - Bibliogr. Halleriana 0333. - Erste Ausgabe der von Haller zusammengetragenen anatomischen Dissertationen. In unserem Exemplar fehlen im sechsten Band die Seiten 681-736 - Ohne den seltenen Indexband, der 1752 erschien und der unvollständig blieb. Durchgehend, Titel stärker gebräunt und stockfleckig. Einbände fleckig. - Eine der seltensten Sammelausgaben mit Dissertationen, die Haller als Professor in Göttingen herausgab. Sprache: N [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1747 Emanuel Bowen Map of North American Harbors

      London 1747 - Map. "Particular Draughts and Plans of Some of the Principal Towns and Harbours belonging to the English, French, and Spaniards; in America and West Indies. Collected from the best Authorities. By Eman. Bowen." London, 1747. 17 x 14 in. There are 13 maps on one sheet, the maps are of the harbors of; "Boston," "Placentia" (Eastern Coast of Canada), "Louis Bourg," "Annapolis Royal" (Canada), "New York and Perthamboy," "S'Augustine," "Providence," "Havana," "St. Jago de Cuba," "Charles Town," "Fort Royal in Martinico" (West Indies), "Cartegena," "Porto Bello." Historical BackgroundEmanuel Bowen (1693/4-1767) was a map maker and engraver in London. Bowen's career (1720-1767) was a prominent component of London's position as a leading producer of maps and atlases during the 18th century. He served as royal map maker both for George II of England and Louis XV of France. Bowen is known for many famed maps and atlases, including; The Royal English Atlas, the Large English Atlas which he produced in partnership with mapmaker Thomas Kitchen, and his earliest publication, the Britannia Depicta, produced in partnership with mapmaker John Owen (nicknamed the Owen and Bowen Maps). Bowen's maps were different from the rest of the maps created during his time, and were very popular. What set his maps apart from the others were the facts that they were created with some of the most sophisticated cartographical detail of the time, included historical and cultural information, were very artistically designed, and were some of the largest maps printed during the time. Bowen also created several geographical textbooks, including; The Complete System of Geography, and The Universal History of the World.The map featured here, the "Particular Draughts and Plans of Some of the Principal Towns and Harbours belonging to the English, French, and Spaniards; in America and West Indies. Collected from the best Authorities" shows detailed maps of the Harbors and Towns. The details include depth measurements of the waterways, labels and illustrations of towns and forts, illustrations of surrounding landscape, and interesting facts about the harbors. Such facts include a list of the number of Canons set up in different forts to defend the Louisbourg harbor entrance, and the historical fact, "Porto Bello,.taken by Admiral Vernon on Nov.r 22.d 1739 with 6 ships only." Another aspect of the map to note is that the lands of the harbors are documented before the landfills that occurred in many of them that altered the present day maps of the areas.References BOWEN Emanuelhttp://www.maphouse.co.uk/cartographer/bowen-emanuelEmanuel Bowen (1714-1767)http://www.mostlymaps.com/mapmakers/bowen-emanuelEmanuel Bowenhttp://www.jpmaps.co.uk/includes/biography.popup.cfm/id.9Emanuel Bowenhttp://www.artfact.com/subcollection/emanuel-bowen-u7hf7y914c

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        Historia del Paraguay escrita en francés por el.de la Compañía de Jesús / con las anotaciones y correcciones latinas del P. Muriel; traduc. al castellano por el P. Pablo Hernandez, S. J.

      - [SIGUE TOMO UNICO]: MURIEL, P. Domingo.- Historia del Paraguay desde 1747 hasta 1767 / Obra latina del.; traduc. al castellano por el P. Pablo Hernández, S. J.- PRIMERA EDICION EN ESPAÑOL.- Madrid: Libr. Gral. de Victoriano Suárez, 1910-1918.- En total 7 Volúmenes, "6 Tomos + un tomo único y muy raro que completa la obra", (402; 494; 376; 410; 455; 477 pp. + 659 p. del tomo único); 8º mayor (20 cm.); intonso con todas sus barbas.- (Col. de Libros y Documentos Referentes a la Historia de América. Tomos 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18 y 19).- Las cubiertas con algunas motitas de oxido por la humedad, el interior en perfecto estado e intonso. MUY RARO. El libro trata sobre la historia de la Compañía de Jesús en el Rio de la Plata (Paraguay, Argentina) desde sus primeras misiones hasta su expulsión. Esta edición es la primera y única en español, que reune en los 7 vols. todo lo publicado desde la primera edición francesa de 1756 y 1757. Prueba del gran mérito de esta obra es lo rapidamente que se publicó traducida al inglés y al alemán, y la confianza con que en todos los ulteriores estudios de innumerables autores sobre la materia, es citada como el monumento más fidedigno y la verdadera voz de la Historia. Libro en español [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Guardian - [Complete in 2 Volumes]

      London : Printed For J. And R. Tonson, And S. Draper 1747 - Physical desc. : 2 v : illus ; 21 cm. Notes: Title vignettes. Cumulative index in v. 2. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT97928 Originally published in 175 daily numbers, London, March 12 to October 1, 1713. By Steele, Addison and others. Finely and sympathetically bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Moeurs et Usages Des Turcs, Leur Religion, Leur Gouvernement Civil, Militaire et Politique, avec un abrege de l'histoire Ottomane [Two Volumes].

      Chez Merigot & Piget, Paris 1747 - Sm. 4to. Contemporary mottle calf, boards ruled in gilt, five raised bands, compartments decorated in gilt, red morocco lettering piece, all edges gilt. Illus. with two engraved frontispieces by C. Duflos after F. Boucher and N. Halle, titles printed in red and black with devices, 28 additional plates (7 folding with views of Constantinople), engraved initials, and head and tail pieces. "[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," Blackmer. Provenance: Bookplate of LaVerne Baldwin (former Consul General at Istanbul, Turkey). Gift to Baldwin from Betty (Bertha) Carp, a close friend of Allen Dulles and an indispensable figure of the U.S. Embassy staff in Constantinople from 1920 to 1960. Blackmer 762 (Amsterdam). Weber: Gennadius Lib. II, 761. Colas 1349. Lipperheide 1418. Cohen-de Ricci 465. Atabey 534 (Coustelier). Brunet II, 1783. Morgand and Fatout 9251. Wear to extremities with some loss at spine heads, and two small splits at tip of joints on first volume, volume number in one compartment mostly worn away, light scattered foxing and minor offsetting, marginal on plates, one folding panorama with small tear near hinge and upper margin, one with a one inch tear to lower section near hinge, otherwise plates quite sharp, overall a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AUSFÜHRLICHER DISCOURS ÜBER DEN VORMALICHEN UND ITZIGEN ZUSTAND DER TEUTSCHEN CHURFÜRSTEN - STAATEN. Darinnen von derselben Ursprung und Wachsthum, mittleren und neuern Historie, Macht, Commercien, Reichthum und Schwäche, Beschaffenheit der Länder und Einwohner, Regirungs-Form, Interesse, Prätensionen und Streitigkeiten, deutlich und gründlich gehandelt ist. Auch in Zusätzen, der allerneueste Zustand dieser Staaten bis und mit 1746, vornehmlich aber die letzten Begebenheiten in Böhmen, Schlesien, und Mähren zulänglich und unparteiisch dargestellet, worden. Nebst Nützlichen Registern.

      Frankfurt u. Leipzig. Springischen Buchhandlung.1747.. 21,5 x 17,5 cm. 4 Blatt, 1130 Seiten, 14 Blatt. Halbpergament der Zeit. Gut erhalten.. Grundlegendes Werk zum Thema, aus der Feder des bedeutendsten Vertreters der Hallenser Staatsrechtsschule. Die veränderungen durch die beiden ersten schlesischen Kriege sind berücksichtigt. - Bis 1750 erschienen weitere Fortsetzungen. Mit vier gefalteten Stammtafeln, gut erhalten.

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        19 autograph letters signed.

      Vienna, St. Pölten, and other places, 1738-1747. - Altogether 37 pages on 38 leaves. Large 4to, with additional material (see below). To the Abbott of the Premonstratensians in Hradisko near Olomouc (Moravia). These unpublished letters, hitherto unknown to scholarship, represent a substantial part of Gran's correspondence with the Hradisch Abbey. They offer a detailed and intimate perspective on the creative process of this famed artist, who, together with Paul Troger and Franz Anton Maulbertsch, is regarded as one of the best-known painters of the later Austrian Baroque period. The letters are valuable sources for the dating of Gran's works at the Hradisko Monastery itself (frescoes and oil paintings); they also provide ample information about the circumstances of their composition. Lost works such as a cycle of paintings from 1747 are also mentioned. Finally, the letters offer a unique perspective on Gran's everyday life, including the illnesses from which he suffered and collaborations with fellow artists. The recipient, although never explicitly named, is Abbott Norbert II. Also enclosed is an additional letter to the Abbott from the painter Christian Hilfgott Brandt (1693-1756), dated and signed Vienna, 25 March 1754. - Margins with occasional tears and light creases, still an extremely well-preserved collection of correspondence. Manuscript material by Gran is extremely rare. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        DISSERTACIONES HISTORICAS DEL ORDEN, Y CAVALLERIA DE LOS TEMPLARIOS, o Resumen historial de sus principios, fundacion, instituto, progressos, y extincion en el Concilio de Viena y un apendice, o suplemento en que se pone la regla de esta orden, y diferentes privilegios de ella, con muchas Dissertaciones, y notas, tocantes no solo a esta Orden, sino a las de S. Juan, Teutonicos, Santiago, Calatrava, Alcantara, Avis, Montesa, Christo, Monfrac, y otras iglesias, y monasterios de España, con varios Cathalogos de Maestres.

      Imp. Antonio Pérez de Soto. Madrid, 1747 - . 21 cm. 24 h., 286 pág., 1 h. Enc. en pergamino. Cerco de humedad en el margen interior de las primeras hojas. Papel tostado. CCPB 60704-5. Palau 273664. Primera edición. Órdenes militares Història militar Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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