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        Arco di Rimino Fabbricato da Augusto/Ponte di Rimino fabbricato da Augusto e da Tiberio Imperatori

      Roma 1748 - Coppia di vedute della città tratte dal Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali ed altri monumenti inalzati da Romani parte de quali se veggono in Roma e parte per l'Italia, per la prima volta pubblicato nel 1748. Magnifici esemplari, di tiratura coeva, filigrana "doppio cerchio e giglio con lettere CB" ove presente, grandissimi margini, leggere ossidazioni, nel complesso in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni: 265x140. A couple of city views, taken from the Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali ed altri monumenti inalzati da Romani parte de quali se veggono in Roma e parte per l'Italia, published for the first time in 1748. Excellent, contemporary works, "double circle and fleur-de-lis with letters CB" watermark, wide margins, light oxidations, in general in good condition. Dimensions: 265x140. Bibliography: Wilton Ely 120,121; Focillon 58,59. Wilton Ely 120,121; Focillon 58,59. Dimensioni

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        Gedagtenis van Utrechts akademievreugde, betoond ter gelegenheit, dat de Doorluchtige Vorst en Heer Willem de Vyfde . (de verhevene waerdigheden van Erfstadhouder, en Oppergebiedvoerder der Stichtsche Land- en Zee-magt aenvaerdende), de stad Utrecht en haere Hooge School met zyne vorstelijke tegenwoordigheit verëerde, op den VIII. IX. X. XI. en XIIden July MDCCLXVI. Beschreven door een liefhebber van Utrechts Akademie. Utrecht, Gijsbert Tieme van Paddenburg & Abraham van Paddenburg, [1766]. 4to. With woodcut vignette on title, 3 numbered folding engraved plates: plate 1 with two flags by J van Hiltrop, plate 2 with the devices in the temple after a drawing by C. v.d. Yssel and engraved by J. van Hiltrop, plate 3 with fireworks after a drawi

      - Atlas van Stolk V, 4162; Knuttel 18917a; Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies 249; Muller, Historieplaten 4185. De-luxe edition of an account of the splendid ceremonies in honour of the visit of Prince William of Orange V (1748-1806) to Utrecht and its university during July 8th -12th 1766, written by Marten Schagen (1700-1770) (= N.H. Weetlust). The work includes a nice plate with fireworks. Another edition, in 8vo, was published in the same year. Spine damaged and hinges weak, some soiling and staining. Good copy of a rare work on an Utrecht Splendid Ceremony with fireworks plate.

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        Histoire d'Angleterre, depuis la descente de Jules-César, jusqu'au Traité d'Aix-la-Chapelle en 1748. Traduite de l'Anglois par M. Targe, correspondant de l'Académie Royale de la Marine.

      Orléans, De l'Imprimerie de Jean Rouzeau-Montaut, 1759-1764, 1748. 19 vols. Small 8vo (17x10 cm). Cotemporary mottled calf, spines with ribbons, richly gilt in compartements, with red and yellow morocco title lables; marbled endpapers ( a few imperfections to the corners, tops eand feet spines and to 3 hinges). On the whole a good, complete, set in 18th century bindings, carefully collated: interior very clear, with woodcut head-pieces and small tail-pieces. - From the library of Jean-Charles Bayle, Fils, de Riom, with his bookplate in every volume

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        N. 400, Cnicus, Cocculi (Blessed Thistles)

      Amsterdam, 1748 Johann Wilhelm Weinmann (1683-1741) was an influential pharmacist and botanist, and director of the longest established pharmacy in Regensburg, Germany. Weinmann supervised the compilation of the important and valuable 18th century florigium, "The Phytanthoza Iconographia", which contains 1,025 plates of botanicals, aloe, cacti, trees, fruits and vegetables, depicting 4,000 species.Weinmann's background as an apothecary is evident in the composition and style of the prints, which are both scientific and beautifully decorative as well. The "Phytanthoza Iconographia" is remarkable not only for the beauty and accuracy of its illustrations, but also for the successful use of color printing. Most of the plates were engraved with what was considered a recently developed process which combined etching and mezzotint. Having solid areas in colored mezzotint allowed for the subtle variations of tone in the flower petals and leaves, with watercolor details added.Many of these plates are engraved after the drawings of the distinguished German botanical artist Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770), who was employed by Weinmann as a young man. These were Ehrets first published works before he went on to compile his own botanical volumes. The botanical descriptions for the first twenty-five plates was written by Johann Georg Nicolaus Dieterichs (1681-1737), who was succeeded by his son Ludwig Michael (1716-1747), and the work was completed after Weinmann's death by Ambrosius Karl Bieler (1693-1747).This mezzotint and line engraving, N. 400, Cnicus, Cocculi, measures 15.75" x 9.5" and is in excellent condition with slight discolorations on the plate. Cnius is a genus of thistle-like plants with one species, commonly called Blessed Thistle. Cocculi is a genus of 11 woody vines and shrubs, commonly referred to as Moonseeds, for their dark berries. This dynamic plate illustrates the two plants, expertly hand-colored in rich green, brown and black and extremely well detailed with shading and highlighting.

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        Grammatica Arabica. Cum Fabulis Locmanni, etc. Accedunt excerpta Anthologiae Veterum Arabiae Poetarum quae inscribitur Hamasa Abi tammam. Ex MSS Biblioth. Academ. Betavae Edita, conversa, Et Notis Illustrata AB Alberto Schultens.

      S. Luchtmans en Zoon., Leiden 1748 - (24), CLXXII, 603 pp., + indices, title in red and black and printer's mark, copy in good condition. An important reprint of Eerpenius's "Arabische Grammatica" by Schultens. This work introduced generations of Europeans to the rudiments of Arabic grammar. Erpenius was the first to render the native Arabic grammarians intelligible. In his edition of the Ajrumiya he welded Arabic terminology into the Latin language. He dedicated this work to the Lebanese scholars, Jibrai'l al-Sahyouni (Sionita) and Yuhanna al-Hasrouni (Hesronita), and his consilium or advisory notes to prospective students of Arabic, are repeated from the first edition of 1620. Surat al-Taghabun is included as reading material with detailed grammatical notes. Luqman’s reputation for sagacity unites his three separate identities as the legendary hero of the lost ‘Ad tribe of the Jahiliyya, the father who admonishes his son in a chapter of the Qur’an which bears his name, and the late medieval writer of the fables printed in this book, fables which have no trace of the most important animals known to the Arabs, such as the ostrich, the hyena, the jackal and the camel, and therefore must be a translation and adaptation of the Syriac version of Aesop’s fables originating in Christian circles in Mamluk Syria. Bibliographic references: Brunett, II, 1050; Zenker I, 174; Fück 59 ff. Size: 4to. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        (Watercolor drawing enhancing RidingerÂ’s Eye Witness account of ClaraÂ’s visit to Augsburg.). - Rhinoceros. Naßhorn. (Manuscript captions in ink). Watercolour of ‘Miss ClaraÂ’ after Ridingers b/w illustration from her visit to Augsburg in 1748. S.d., s.l., (Vienna, 1788?).

      1748 (1788).. Watercolour over pencil on laid paper, some small details heightened with gum arabicum. The paper watermarked C. & I. Honig with a crowned fleur-de-lis. Leaf size: 14 x 19.75 inches. Minor tanning to outer margins due to previous framing (very lightly, though), but in thrilling fine conditon else. Outstanding watercolor of ‘Miss ClaraÂ’ that with high certainty can be ascribed to F. A. v. Scheidel, one of the foremost Austrian painters in natural history between 1750 and 1800 and especially known for illustrating the botanical works of Jacquin and (together with other artists) also the conchological works by Martini and Chemnitz. On Scheidel see: Wurzbach, XXIX, pp 166f. Thieme-Becker, XXX, p. 13 and Nissen BBI, p. 185: Scheidel was “nach Jacquins eigenen Worten im Zeichnen äußerst geschwind, so daß er noch für andere Liebhaber der scientia amabilis an die 7000 Pflanzenbilder schaffen konnte, dazu einige Tausend Conchylien, Tiere und andere Naturalien”. Since around 1981 some collections of his watercolors were rediscovered, some of which having found their way into public colllections as that of the Austrian State Library, but a few others also sold on the free market. The most comprehensive sales were held in 1981 by SothebyÂ’s in New York and in Munich later the same year. The Munich catalog offered watercolors from a manuscript entitled ‘Natürliche Abildung deren Virfüßigen Thieren, von Franz Anton Scheidtl, Naturalien Mahler, in Wien 1788Â’ and gives some indication from which period in ScheidelÂ’s oeuvre the offered watercolor originally must come from and in which context it should be seen. Although the image of Clara was not part of that sale, the authorship can be clearly linked to Scheidel by the comparision of certain characteristics of those watercolors sold in Munich (which in several cases re-appeared on the market and in some are still available as digital images online). There are several strong links: first the style of the drawing itself and its technique (for example the underlaying pencil drawing which can still be seen in a few places), then the handwriting of the captions, and especially the certain shape of some of their letters, like ‘RÂ’ / ‘rÂ’ and ‘NÂ’ / ‘nÂ’, the certain shape of the ground pedestal, which Clara is placed on and which seems to be a characteristic for a whole group of watercolors of mammals by Scheidel, as well as physical characteristics of the paper : several of the watercolors that were on the market are of exactly the same size, and many bear the same particular watermark of the dutch paper mill C. & I. Honig that includes a crowned fleur-de-lis. In his watercolor of Clara Scheidel precisely followed Elias RidingerÂ’s classical, but black and white depiction of her and it therefore can be taken as granted, that Scheidel did not have a chance to study an Asian rhino in nature himself – the versatile natural history painter that he was would hardly have adopted a pre-existing illustration otherwise. RidingerÂ’s account of Clara became included into his work ‘Vorstellung der wundersamsten Hirschen sowohl als anderer besonderlicher ThiereÂ’ (Nissen ZBI, 3404). The work was published first posthumously in 1768, but the copper plate for printing the engraving is known to have been executed by Ridinger already in 1748, when he altered one of a total of six chalk drawings created during ClaraÂ’s visit to Augsburg the same year. All these chalk drawings, including the one that is the (mirror-inverted) counterpart of his engraving, are today in the possession of the National Galleries of Art in Washington, where they form part of the Wolfgang Rathjen Collection; they are all accessible online. With respect to ScheidelÂ’s watercolor it is of high interest, that RidingerÂ’s chalk drawing also contained a short description of ClaraÂ’s natural appearance, including remarks on the colors of her body: “On June 12, 1748, I drew this rhinoceros from life here in Augsburg. It was six feet tall and twelve feet long, it was mostly chestnut brown, but on its belly and in the folds of its skin flesh color” (transl. of German text as supplied by the NGA). These short lines - much worth for any artist of natural history who did not himself had a chance to see a rhino or even Clara in nature - were also included in the legend of RidingerÂ’s printed engraving, then much ammended by further information but in regards of ClaraÂ’s color altered into a much less advicive, more general notation : instead of ‘chestnut brownÂ’, Ridinger there much more unprecisely speaks of ‘dark brownÂ’ and instead of ‘flesh colouredÂ’ he now speaks of ‘refracted reddishÂ’. In regard to the color set of ScheidelÂ’s watercolor it so appears reasonable that he had been aware of RidingerÂ’s chalk drawing with the original notations, enabling him to apply the correct colors. Although the similarities in the chalk drawing from RidingerÂ’s hand and the watercolor from Scheidel‘s are striking, some tiny, but obviously intentional, changes of the former can be detected in the latter. They affect mostly details of the facial expression/appearance, the characteristics of the skin and some adjustments to certain body partsÂ’ posture : While the eyes of RidingerÂ’s Clara gaze in a sad and melancholic way, fixing no horizon anywhere, they look rather happy and lively in ScheidelÂ’s watercolor, meeting the spectatorÂ’s eyes and not anymore leaving the impression of a tortured creature. Also, the position of the ears has changed to a minor degree and the little detail of saliva running out of ClaraÂ’s maul is left away in the watercolor, but had underlined her poor look in RidingerÂ’s drawing and its corresponding engraving. The wart-like structured skin then, which is the most characteristic feature of an Asian rhino, is of a generally more distinctive nature in RidingerÂ’s engraving when compared to its preceding chalk drawing as well as to ScheidelÂ’s watercolor. While RidingerÂ’s illustration of Clara had through all times been praised for being the most realistic, ScheidelÂ’s watercolor of her – finally applying a coloring based on RidingerÂ’s eyewitness account – must be considered one of the most natural representations of Clara ever done.

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        Nucleus institutionum imperialium in utilitatem studiosae nobilitatis editus [.].

      Graz, F. M. Lechner, 1748. - Erste u. einzige Ausgabe dieses äußerst seltenen Werkes; über KVK weltweit nur drei Exemplare nachweisbar (zwei in Deutschland u. eines in Kanada). - Der Jurist Joseph Balthasar Winckler (1710-1785) war Professor in Graz. - Einband etw. berieben u. fleckig. Kl. Namensstempel a. Vorsatzblatt. Ein Bl. mit geklebtem Einriß. Etw. gebräunt. - la Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 8 Bll., 416 S., 2 Bll., Pgmt. d. Zt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, und einen vollständigen Begriff von der neuern Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte machen; Worinnen der wirkliche Zustand aller Nationen vorgestellet, und das Merkwürdigste, Nützlichste und Wahrhaftigste in Europa, Asia, Africa und America, in Ansehung ihrer verschiedenen Reiche und Länder; deren Lage, Größe, Grenzen, Eintheilungen, Himmelsgegenden, Erdreichs, Früchte, Thiere, Flüsse, Seen, Gebirge, großen und kleinen Städte, Häfen, Gebäude, u.s.w. wie auch der Sitten und Gebräuche, der Einwohner, ihrer Religion, Regierungsart, Künste und Wissenschaften, Handlung und Manufa

      Leipzig, Arkstee & Merkus 1748 - Gr.-8°. Frontispiz + Titel + 12 n.n. Bll. + 876 S. OLd. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden. Mit dem gestochenen Frontispiz, dem gestochenen Wappen, den fünf zusätzlichen Karten (vgl. Vermerk im 2. Bd.) und allen angeführten 35 Beilagen (Karten bzw. Tafeln). Einer von 21 Bänden. Apart. - Ebd. m. Fehlstellen im Leder (R.), berieben, stockfleckig bzw. fleckig, Gbrsp., Gelenke gelockert, Besitzeinträge a. fl. V. - Behandelt die "ersten Reisen der Portugiesen nach Ostindien", "die ersten Reisen der Engländer nach Guinea und Ostindien" sowie "die ersten Reisen der Engländer nach Ostindien, welche eine Gesellschaft von Kaufleuten angestellt": Afrika, Guinea, Kongo, Indien, Suez, See von Kolzum, Azoren, Senega, Ostindien, Java, Bantam, Koromandel, Siam, Molukken, Japan u.a. - Schwabe, (1714 - 1784), war nach dem Studium der Theologie in Leipzig zunächst Privatlehrer und Hofmeister, seit 1750 Kustos der Universitätsbibliothek. 1765 wurde er a.o.Prof. der Philosophie an der Univ. Leipzig. Der überzeugte Anhänger von Gottscheds poetischen Lehren war einer der vielseitigsten Übersetzer, Herausgeber und Publizisten der deutschen Aufklärung. Er übersetzte Werke von Voltaire und Swift, ferner pädagogische, geographische und naturwissenschaftliche Schriften und publizierte 1747 eine Neuausgabe von Daniel Georg Morhofs Polyhistor. Für Gottscheds unvollendete Literaturgeschichte bearbeitete er das Kapitel über den Roman. Als Herausgeber der "Belustigungen des Verstandes und des Witzes" bot er ein Forum für kritische Beiträge von Karl Christian Gärtner, Johann Adolf und Johann Elias Schlegel, Christian Fürchtegott Gellert und Friedrich Wilhelm Zachariae. (DBE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lucii Cæcilii Firmiani Lactantii Opera omnia: Editio novissima, quæ omnium instar esse potest : ad LXXX & amplius MSS. codices, editosque XL. collata & emendata, atque Notis uberioribus illustrata ; cui manum primam, adhibuit Joannes-Baptista Le Brun, Rothomagensis ; extremam imposuit Nicolaus Lenglet Dufresnoy, Presbyter ac Theologus Parisiensis

      Paris, Jean de Bure, 1748. / Parigi, Jean de Bure, 1748 - 2 vol. in-4°, [4]-clii-750-[2]; [4]-lxxxii-826p. Bien complet des 5 planches gravées dans le second volume, dont une dépliante (Urbs Constantina). Traces d'usage aux reliures avec notamment des accrocs aux coiffes et en queues. Envoi de photographies sur demande. / Completo di 5 tavole incise nel secondo volume, di cui una a dépliant (Urbs Costantina). Tracce di usura sulla rilegatua, nello specifico degli strappi sulle cuffie. Si inviano fotografie su domanda. Reliures plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre rouges, pièces de tomaisons brunes, tranches rouges. / Rilegatura in piena pelle d'epoca, dorso a nervi ornato di fiorni dorati, parti del titolo in rosso, parte dei tomi in marrone, tagli in rosso.

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        Maastricht, Beleg van 1748.

      ?Plan de la Ville de Maestricht avec ses Attaques Command?es par M. le Marechal de Saxe, depuis le 15. Avril Jusqu?au 3. May 1748. ?Kopergravure van het beleg van Maastricht, met loopgraven en linies rondom de stad, vervaardigd door ingenieur De Marne, uitgegeven in 1781 door E.A. Thomas Jaillot. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 54 x 65 cm.Op 10 mei 1748 werd de vesting Maastricht na een belegering van ongeveer een maand ingenomen door Franse troepen onder maarschalk Maurits van Saksen. Die belegering van Maastricht was het laatste belangrijke wapenfeit uit de Oostenrijkse Successieoorlog (1740-1748). Terwijl het Franse leger en het garnizoen van Maastricht in de maand april een strijd op leven en dood voerden, liepen op nog geen veertig kilometer afstand in Aken de vredesonderhandelingen ten einde. In de voorlopige vrede van 30 april werd al vastgelegd dat alle in de oorlog veroverde gebieden aan de rechtmatige eigenaars zouden worden teruggegeven. De Franse legerleiding wist dus dat de zojuist ingenomen stad weer aan de Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden zou moeten worden overgedragen. Toch duurde het nog tot 3 februari 1749 voordat de laatste Franse soldaat de stad verliet en er weer een Staats garnizoen kon binnen trekken.Prijs: ?1.350,-.

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        Horæ Lyricæ: Poems, Chiefly of the Lyric Kind, in Three Books

      Boston: Rogers and Fowle … and J. Blanchard, 1748. "Ninth Edition, Corrected" (i.e. First American edition). 248, [4] pp. 12mo. Contemporary colonial sheep, covers ruled in blind with double fillet border, spine in five compartments with raised bands. Wear to binding with some loss at head of spine, bookplate removed from front pastedown, lower corner torn from penultimate leaf. Early owners' inscriptions on endpapers and title-page ("Dan Appleton His Book 1768," "Matthew Whipple," "D.A. Taylor, No. 1692 ex dono Elizabeth [?] Young," etc.). "Ninth Edition, Corrected" (i.e. First American edition). 248, [4] pp. 12mo. In the same year, 1748, Rogers and Fowle printed 5 other works by Watts, mostly collections of catechisms. Evans 6263

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        Relación historica del viaje a la America Meridional hecho de orden de S. Mag para medir algunos grados de meridiano terrstre

      Madrid Antonio Marin 1748 - Primera edición. 4 volúmenes. Folio menor 27,5 x 21 cms. Encuadernación original en plena piel con lomos cuajados y doble tejuelo verde y marrón en cada volúmen. Estado de conservación interno muy bueno con alguna ligera mancha afectando a los márgenes de algunas páginas. Encuadernación hidratada y con leves restauraciones en esquinas y cantos. Muy buen ejemplar de la considerada la obra descriptiva mas importante sobre el virreinato del Perú. Vol I: portadilla y portada grabada a dos tintas, 5 grandes viñetas grabadas en los encabezamientos d ecada libro, 10 hojas, 404 pgs,13 grabados y mapas plegados. Vol II: portadilla y portada grabada a dos tintas, 1 viñeta. Continuación del texto desde pgs 405 hasta 682. los grabados comprenden desde el 14 al 21 ambos inclusive. Vol III: Portadilla, portada grabada a dos tintas. Frontispicio grabado por Palomino; dos grandes viñetas,4 hojas de tablas y erratas ,379 pgs.Ilustrado con 10 grabados y mapas plegados. Vol IV: Portadilla y portada grabada a dos tintas, viñeta grabada.Continuación de texto desde pgs 381 hasta la 603 incluyendo los indices generales de la obra. Comprende los grabados 11 y 12. ( junto con) resumen histórico de los Emperadores del Perú, 195 pgs con numeración romana y gran grabado plegado mostrando los retratos de los emperadores y en el centro Fernando VI. Ejemplar completo en el que destacan los mapas de Cartagena de Indias, carta de la costa del Pacifico, plano de Quito y Lima y el cuadro d ellos emperadores del Perú que suele faltar en la mayoría de los ejemplares. Jorge Juan y Ulloa llevaron a cabo la expedición acompañando a La Condamine en su proyecto de medición del arco de meridiano y de esta forma demostrar que la tierra esta achatada por los Polos. Magnifico ejemplar de una d ellas grandes obras ilustradas españolas del s XVIII. Rrf: Palau 125471. First edition, 4 volumes; complete and collated copy of one of the great spanish voyages during the XVIII century illustrated with folding views and maps. The large folding engraving representing the incas emperors is present here but usually missing in many copies. Fine original leather with spines reachly gilt and labels. A very nice copy with XVIII century ex libris on front pastedown of each volumen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE ADVENTURES OF RODERICK RANDOM

      London: Printed for J. Osborn in Pater-noster-Row, 1748. Two volumes in original 18th century leather bindings. First edition, first issue. Letterpress figure "I" on page 182. Cancel present at I9. Rothschild 1905. 2000 copies printed of this edition. Minor spotting to endpapers and a few interior leaves. Bindings are a mixed set, but are not dissimilar. Volume one is 1/4 inch taller, raised bands, lacking most of gilt decoration on spine, but remains ornate without labels. Minor rubbing to extremities, but a solid binding. Marbled endpapers, preliminary leaves and endsheet. Volume two worn at the extremities, with some loss to spine head including headband. Hinges weakening at extremities. Spine labels intact. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Preliminary leaf. Minor ink writing on one of two rear endpapers.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Plans of Harbours, Bars, Bays and Roads in St. George's-Channel

      1st ed, 26 plates, 1748. Small oblong folio, 28*21.5cm, in contemporary blue paper wraps, a little faded at edges, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, chipped with some loss, no title. Internally, small library label to fpd, engraved title page, [2], [iv], [8] subscribers and addenda], 26 plates (2 folding, 24 charts), 20 pp Improvements, faint blind stamp on each pl, the dedication dated Feb 2, 1748, whilst all the plates are signed Sept 29, 1748, engraved by Natl Hill. Housed in a modern up and over blue cloth box. Uncommon to find in this contemporary condition. Title continues: Lately surveyed under the direction of the Lords of the Admiralty, and now published by their permission. With an Appendix concerning the Improvements that might be made in the several Harbours, Etc. for the better securing the Navigation in these Parts. Together with a short account of the Trade and Manufacturers on that Coast.MORRIS, (Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn), poet and scholar, who through the influence of the Meyricks upon Thomas Corbett of the navy office, he was, from 1737, employed to make a survey of some of the Welsh ports, and though this project was temporarily suspended, it was resumed in 1741 -- it was in 1748 that his Plans of Harbours, Bays, and Roads in St. George's and the Bristol Channels was published (2nd ed. by his son William in 1801). See NLW WBO.

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        De l'Esprit des Loix ou du Rapport que les loix doivent avoir avec la Constitution de chaque gouvernement, les moeurs, le climat, la religion, le commerce, &c. à quoi l'auteur a ajouté des Recherches nouvelles sur les Loix Romaines touchant les Successions, sur les Loix Françoises, & sur les Loix féodales.

      - Genève, Barillot, & Fils, s.d. [Paris, Durand, 1748]. 2 volumes in-4, plein veau fauve, dos à 5 nerfs guillochés or garnis de caissons ornés alternativement d’une hermine et d’une macle d’or, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin bordeaux et bronze, palettes en têtes et pieds, roulette sur les coupes, dentelle intérieure (reliure de l'époque), (2) f., (4), xxiv, 522 p., (2) p. d'errata, v° blanc et (2) f., xvi, 564 p., qqs auréoles claires et qqs rousseurs. Premier tirage de la seconde édition, imprimée clandestinement à Paris par Durand en décembre 1748, un mois après l'originale, comportant l'errata en fin du premier tome. "In many ways one of the most remarkable works of the eighteenth century" (PMM, n°197). (C.P. Courtney, "L'Esprit des Lois" in: 'Le temps de Montesquieu', n°2 p. 78. Gébelin, n°2. A. Postigliola, 'Les premières éditions de l'Esprit des Lois', 48P. Tchemerzine-Scheler, IV, p. 930). Provenance : de la bibliothèque du prince de Soubise. "Les livres du maréchal de Soubise étaient reliés par la plupart en veau fauve, sans arme, ornés simplement de mâcles et de mouchetures d’hermine couronnées, frappées alternativement entre les nervures du dos" (Oliver, Hermal, Roton, ‘Reliures armoriées’, pl. n°2034). Charles de Rohan, prince de Soubise et maréchal de France (1715-1787) militaire et ministre français. Officier d’un grand courage, libertin, le prince de Soubise était aussi un grand bibliophile. Il représenta bien l’esprit du siècle des Lumières, comme l’atteste sa bibliothèque et la correspondance de Voltaire qui lui faisait passer des exemplaires d’ouvrages irréligieux qui se fabriquaient à Ferney. Son hôtel parisien abrite aujourd'hui les Archives nationales, rue des Francs-Bourgeois. La bibliothèque a été vendue en 1788 et rachetée en grande partie par le comte d’Artois qui la céda à la bibliothèque de l’Arsenal. Cet exemplaire figure à l’inventaire de la vente publique de la bibliothèque: Catalogue des livres imprimés de la bibliothèque de feu M. Le prince de Soubise, Paris, Leclerc, 1788, p. 126, n°1854. Reliures habilement restaurées. Quelques auréoles pâles marginales au tome I, une tache d’encre (t.I, p.II), quelques rousseurs et piqûres éparses. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres.

      Paris, resp. Coignard, Boudet, la Compagnie (V.O.C.), Hérissant & Estienne, 1748. 20 vols. Large 4to (27 x 21 cm). Contemporary marbled calf, backs gilt in compartments (some tops (5) and feet (12) of backs sl. damaged. Good interior condition apart from some browned leaves (due to the quality of the paper), a few restspots, a few quires waterstained (mainly in vol. 4 and vol. 11), convent-stamps on titles. With portrait of Bossuet by Petit after Rigault and different head-pieces. Text mainly in French, only volume 1, 16 and 17 text in Latin. Despite the minor defects to the bindings, attractive set. First edition of the complete works. ¶ Vols 1-12 edited at Paris by Jean-Baptiste Coignard and Antoine Boudet in 1748 for vol. 1 and 4-12 and in 1747 for vol. 2 and 3. Vol. 13-17 at Amsterdam, Au dépens de la Compagnie in 1745. Vol. 18-20: imprimé à Amsterdam et se trouve à Paris chez Herissant & Estienne in 1753. - Collation: Vol.1: Portrait and (50), 726 pp. Liber Psalmorum et Liber Salomon cum notis. Vol. 2: (ii: first blank leaf or half-title? missing) (iii-xvi),436=616,617-896,(ii) pp. Sur qq. livres de l'Ecriture Sainte. Vol. 3: 16,xxviii,774 pp. Histoire des variantes des églises protestantes & Défense.. contre Basnage, ministre de Rotterdam. Vol. 4: (xx),684 pp. Avertissemens aux protestants & sur la conférence de M.Claude. Vol.5: xxx,ii,704 pp. Ecrits divers. Vol.6: xxxvi,706 pp. Lettres, instructions, réponses. Vol. 7: lii,656 pp. Mystici instituto & Politique . sur la comédie. Vol.8: xxviii,568 pp. Discours sur l'histoire universelle & oraisons funèbres. Vol. 9: (ii),xii,654 pp. Méditations sur l'Evangile. Vol. 10: 696 pp. Elévations à Dieu & Traité du Libre-Arbitre, etc. Vol. 11: (ii),xxiv,406 pp. Traité de l'amour de Dieu, Lettres. Vol. 12: (ii),856 pp and 92 pp. (Tables Générales 1-12). Abrégé de l'Histoire de France. Vol. 13 :(iv),xxxviii,14,(ii),86,364,(ii) pp. Vol. 14: (iv),492, (ii) pp. Vol. 15: (iv),xx,418.(ii) pp. (Vol.13-15: Défense de la déclaration de l'assemblée du Clergé de France de 1682, touchant la puissance ecclésiastique). Vol. 16: (iv),lvi,532 pp. Vol. 17: iv,324,viii,138 (Appendix) pp. (Vol. 16-17: Defensio declarationis...). Vol. 18: (iv),lxxvi,(ii),556 pp. Vol. 19: (iv,x,494,238,(ii) pp. Vol. 20: (iv),xxvi,648,(ii) pp. (Vol.18-20: Oeuvres posthumes).. - Summarized: of the whole set only 1 leaf (blank or halftitle?) is missing.

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        Lettre d'un garçon barbier à l'auteur d'un écrit intitulé : "L'Avocat curieux au médecin véridique, et le médecin véridique à l'avocat curieux"... [suivi de :] L'Avocat curieux au médecin véridique.

      (La Haye, 1748). ____ Amusant pamphlet d'un garçon barbier et futur chirurgien, qui se dit gascon, contre les écrits d'un médecin qui veut montrer " l'impossibilité qu'un chirurgien soit jamais médecin en le considérant dès sa jeunesse". Le titre donné est celui du titre courant, l'ouvrage a été publié ainsi. La fin du premier texte est signée "le très humble et obéissant serviteur, Pézenas. Chez Pierre Crestelet Bazet, le 25 Janvier 1748." Ouvrage imprimé à Paris d'après les caractères typographiques et le filigrane du papier (Fiche BNF). Très rare. Le Ccfr et OCLC ne recensent que deux exemplaires : BNF et BIUM. Coiffes et coins frottés, mais bon exemplaire. *****. In-12. Collation : 46 pp. Veau marbré, dos orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Les moeurs

      First edition, illustrated with a frontispiece, title of flagship repeated on three title pages and thumbnail 3 title. It would have seemed no less than 15 editions to date of 1748, and this first edition is not easy to find.Bound in full morocco contemporary hazelnut. Back with nerves decorated. part of title in red morocco. Triple net framing on the boards. gilt edges. A restored corner. Small friction. Very nice copy, fresh overall. S.n. S.l. 1748 in-12 (9,5x16,5cm) 3 parties reliées en un volume

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        Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical; with the Construction and Application of Logarithms

      London: J. Nourse, 1748 - First edition. 8vo. (ii), 77, (1) pp. Original course plain paper wrappers. Trigonemetrical diagrams in the text throughout. Wear with two small losses to the spine, though the covers remain sound, very good overall. Thomas Simpson (1710-1761) was a self taught mathematician or "philomath" as they were often termed at the time. Born and raised in Leicestershire before settling in Warwickshire in his early adult life, he eventually moved to London in the 1730s. Here his mathematical talents brought him greater recognition as he began to contribute to periodicals and publish his own works. Appointed assistant to the chief master of mathematics at the Royal Military Academy in 1743 and elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1745, he continued to write prolifically through the later years of his life and these works often went through multiple editions testifying to his importance to the subject.

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        Africa - I.I. Lidl Sc. Viennae.':.

      - Kupferstich mit Bordüre b. Johann Jakob Lidl in Wien, 1748, 28 x 38,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm., S. 392 (Johann Jacob Lidl); Dörflinger, Österreichische Karten des 18. Jahrhunderts, S. 50 ff. - Sehr seltene Karte des Wiener Kupferstechers u. Verlegers Johann Jacob Lidl (1696-1771) der ca. zwischen 1740 u. 1760 in Wien der kartograph. Verlagstätigkeit nachging. - Zeigt Gesamt-Afrika mit Brasilien und Indien mit Ceylon (Sri Lanka). - Oben links Wappen. - Oben rechts und unten links Windrose. - Im Pazifik und Atlantik Segelschiffe. - In der Karte Einzeichnung der Seereise von Lissabon bis Goa in Indien.

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        The South West Coast of Ireland from Dungarvan to the River Shannon.

      1748 - London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 440 x 540mm. Repairs to the centre fold. A sea chart of the coasts of counties Kerry, Cork and Waterford, with an inset detail of Kinsale Harbour. Engraved c. 1690, this example was published in Mount & Page's reissue of Seller's 'The English Pilot'.

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        A voyage round the world, in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV

      Octavo, Fourth edition, 1748. Printed for John and Paul Knapton (London).548 pages; three fold-out maps. Brown leather binding; gilt lettering on spine. JWSC LLC is listing this property on behalf of a private estate. Documentation on file indicates this book was purchased by the collector in the 1970s from a UK dealer.

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        Principles of Natural Law. WITH: Principles of Politic Law

      1748. First Edition . BURLAMAQUI, Jean Jacques. The Principles of Natural Law. WITH: The Principles of Politic Law: Being a Sequel to the Principles of Natural Law. London: Printed for J. Nourse, 1748, 1752. Together, two volumes. Octavo, period-style full red morocco with elaborately gilt decorated spine and boards, black morocco spine label, raised bands, marbled endpapers. $12,500.First editions in English of BurlamaquiÂ’s Principles of Natural Law and his Principles of Politic Law, two seminal works with a profound influence on AmericaÂ’s Founders, in particular on Alexander Hamilton and on Thomas JeffersonÂ’s use of “pursuit of happiness” in the Declaration of Independence.“Burlamaqui formulated the principles of popular sovereignty, of delegated power, of a constitution as fundamental law, of a personal and functional separation of powers into three independent departmentsÂ… and finally, he provided for an institutional guardian of the fundamental law” (Bassani, 178-9). Scholars have noted that JeffersonÂ’s concept of the “pursuit of happiness” in the Declaration of Independence can be chiefly traced to BurlamaquiÂ’s Principles of Natural Law, where he refines a theory of ideal happiness that is linked to reason and the social contract, saying that “if it be true that man does nothing but with a view of happiness, ‘tis no less certain that reason is the only way he has to attain it” (49). In 1769, as JeffersonÂ’s interests turned increasingly toward political history, he “ordered from London a list of 14 books, every one of them dealing with theories of governmentÂ… [Of these] the books that were to be at the core of JeffersonÂ’s studies of government were John LockeÂ’s Two Treatises, BurlamaquiÂ’s Natural Law” and several others (Randall, 206). “In pamphlet after pamphlet the American writers cited Locke on natural rightsÂ… [and] Burlamaqui and Vattel on the laws of nature and of nations, and on the principles of civil government.” Of these, “Locke, Montesquieu, Vattel, Beccaria, Burlamaqui, Voltaire, or even Rousseau” were never disputed and consistently treated as authoritative. Alexander Hamilton, for example, “seeking to score points against his venerable antagonist Samuel Seabury, recommended with arch condescension that his adversary get himself at the first opportunity to some of the writings ofÂ… Burlamaqui to discover the true principles of politics” (Bailyn, 27-8).In his profound influence on the Founding Fathers, “Burlamaqui is a writer of the most humanely moral principles, and his works are deservedly held in high esteem” (Marvin, 162). Initially published in French in 1747, Principles of Natural Law first appeared in English in 1748. Its sequel Principes du droit politique (Principles of Politic Law) was first published posthumously in French in 1751. This set brings together the first separate editions in English of each work. With woodcut ornamental intials, head- and tailpieces. Sweet & Maxwell I:592. See Graesse I:576; Sowerby 1408-9. Light occasional early marginalia (Politic).Interiors generally fresh, small bit of marginal wormholing not affecting text (Natural Law).

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        Maastricht, Beleg van 1748.

      ?Plan de la Ville de Maestricht avec ses Attaques Commandées par M. le Marechal de Saxe, depuis le 15. Avril Jusqu?au 3. May 1748. ?Kopergravure van het beleg van Maastricht, met loopgraven en linies rondom de stad, vervaardigd door ingenieur De Marne, uitgegeven in 1781 door E.A. Thomas Jaillot. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 54 x 65 cm.Op 10 mei 1748 werd de vesting Maastricht na een belegering van ongeveer een maand ingenomen door Franse troepen onder maarschalk Maurits van Saksen. Die belegering van Maastricht was het laatste belangrijke wapenfeit uit de Oostenrijkse Successieoorlog (1740-1748). Terwijl het Franse leger en het garnizoen van Maastricht in de maand april een strijd op leven en dood voerden, liepen op nog geen veertig kilometer afstand in Aken de vredesonderhandelingen ten einde. In de voorlopige vrede van 30 april werd al vastgelegd dat alle in de oorlog veroverde gebieden aan de rechtmatige eigenaars zouden worden teruggegeven. De Franse legerleiding wist dus dat de zojuist ingenomen stad weer aan de Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden zou moeten worden overgedragen. Toch duurde het nog tot 3 februari 1749 voordat de laatste Franse soldaat de stad verliet en er weer een Staats garnizoen kon binnen trekken.Prijs: ?1.350,-.

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        AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF MR RICHARD SAVAGE, SON OF THE EARL RIVERS.

      Printed for E. Cave at St John

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        Works

      1748. DRAYTON, Michael. The Works. London: J. Hughs, 1748. Folio, contemporary tree calf rebacked, raised bands. $3600.First folio edition of Drayton’s collected works, handsomely bound. Presentation copy from poet and playwright John Drinkwater to fellow poet Augustine Birrell, with an additional signed letter from Birrell laid in.Drayton (1563-1631) was a popular contemporary of Shakespeare and a close friend of many of the finest poets of the time. “There is no direct evidence to show that Shakespeare and Drayton were personal friends, but there is strong traditional evidence. The Rev. John Ward, sometime vicar of Stratford-on-Avon, states in his manuscript note-book that ‘Shakespear, Drayton, and Ben Jonson had a merry meeting, and it seems, drank too hard, for Shakespear died of a feavour there contracted” (DNB). This collection includes The Barons Warres, Englands Heroicall Epistles and the sonnet series, Idea. The first collection of Drayton’s poems was published in 1605; this is the first complete edition of his collected works. With John Drinkwater’s ownership signature dated 1915 on the title page; his gift inscription and letter presenting the book to Birrell are dated 1922. Armorial bookplate.Interior clean and fine. A handsome copy with fine poetic association.

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        Philosophical Essays Concerning Human Understanding By the Author of the Essays Moral and Political

      London: Printed For A. Milar, 1748. First edition of this landmark of Enlightenment thought. Twelvemo, bound in modern calf. In very good condition with some light soiling to the text, small stain to the title page. A very nice example. This book has proven highly influential, both in the years that would immediately follow and today. Immanuel Kant points to it as the book which woke him from his self-described "dogmatic slumber" The Enquiry is widely regarded as a classic in modern philosophical literature.

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        L'Homme Machine.

      - Leyde, De l'Imp. d'Elie Luzac Fils, 1748. In-12, demi-maroquin rouge cerise, dos lisse orn

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        La Hollande en 12 feuilles. Paris, Jean Dezauche, 1790. Published on 12 sheets, numbered as 48 quarter-sheets. An engraved wall map of the Netherlands (excluding Zeeland), with the main title in a large cartouche at upper left, the Latin title at upper right. Many cities and coastlines, and a few other features, highlighted in colour. Cut, mounted on cloth and folded, in 4 contemporary gold-tooled green morocco boxes.

      - De Vries, "Een Franse wandkaart van Nederland uit 1748", in: Caert-Tresoor, 1 (1989), pp. 24-29. Third state of the first map of the Netherlands on such a large scale, mostly about 1:105,000, but with some eastern regions squeezed in at about 1:140,000. Fully assembled it has an image area of about 231 x 152 cm. Then as now, foreigners used the name "Holland" to refer to the entire Northern Netherlands, at this time comprising the seven provinces of the Dutch Republic. Zeeland falls almost entirely outside the borders of this map, however, so it covers the provinces of Holland, Utrecht, Friesland, Groningen, Overijssel and Gelderland (Drenthe was admitted as a province independent of Overijssel only in 1796). Originally published by Le Rouge in 1748, the plates were revised for publication in a second state by Jean Crepy ca. 1770, and in a third by Jean A. Dezauche in 1790. 2 sheets with slight glue stain in blank margins. Boxes a bit rubbed and scratched. Fine, well-preserved copy.

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        Historia della città e Regno di Napoli

      SUMMONTE Giovanni Antonio. Historia della città e Regno di Napoli di Gio. Antonio Summonte napoletano ove si trattano le cose più notabili, accadute dalla sua edificazione sin'a tempi nostri con l'origine, sito, forma, religione, antica, e moderna politia, tribunali, nobiltà, seggi, acque, circuito, amenità, provintie, santi, e chiese, oltre gli Imperadori greci, Duchi, e Principi di Benevento, di Capua, e di Salerno. Con le gesta, e vite de' suoi Re, colle loro effigie al naturale, alberi delle discendenze, e sepolcri. E delli Vicere del Regno, con altre cose notabili non più date in luce. In questa terza edizione corretta, emendata, e di varie note accresciuta. In Napoli, a spese di Raffaello Gessari, 1748 - 1750. Sei volumi in 8vo; pp.6n.n.,348; 468, 70, 2n.nn.; 643; 643; 376; 234. Unito: L'antichità di Pozzuolo, e luoghi convicini, del signor Ferrante Loffredo marchese di Trevico, & del Consiglio di guerra di Sua Maestà. Con le descrizioni de' bagni di Agnano, Pozzuolo, e Tripergole, trascritte dal vero antichissimo testo de lo generosissimo missere Iohanne Villano, tolto dalle fauci del tempo dal signor Pompeo Sarnelli. In Napoli, presso Giuseppe Raimondi, a spese di Raffaello Gessari, 1752. Pp.54, 8n.n. Unito: Città, terre, e castella del Regno con famiglie nobili. Pp.104; Unito: Cronologia de Re, che hanno dominato il Reame di Napoli. Pp.50. Ritratto dell'autore al volume primo. 32 tavole con alberi genealogici e ritratti di Re, 4 tavole con la storia di Corradino di Svevia. Brunit. Pergamena coeva, titolo e fregi in oro ai dorsi.

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        Obras de Lorenzo Gracian en dos volumenes.Tomo Primero que contiene El criticon,primera,segunda y tercera parte.El oraculo y heroe.Tomo II que contiene:la agudeza y arte de ingenio,El discreto,El politico Don Fernando el Catholico,y Meditaciones varias

      Barcelona - piel de época bien conservada con orla dorada, tejuelo,nervios y florones, para antes y después de la Sagrada Comunión,que hasta ahora han corregido con título de comulgador.Va esta última impresión más corregida y enriquecida de tablas índices, algunas manchas del tiempo, buena conservación, Tomo I editado por Pedro escuder y Pablo Nadal Impresores en 1748 y Tomo II por María Angela Martí y Gali en 1757. . 1034 págs.

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        A True and Particular Relation of the Dreadful Earthquake which happen'd at Lima, the Capital of Peru, and the neighbouring Port of Callao, on the 28th of October 1746. With an account likewise of every Thing material and passed there afterwards to

      London: Printed for T Osborn, 1748 xxiii[1]+341+[3 ad] pages with frontispiece foldout map, 3 folding copper engraved plans, 5 folding copper engraved plates. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") rebound in buckram and tanned leather, spine with raised bands, title and author in gilt on spine. Translation byo Henry Johnson. [Cox II:p.272, not having seen the first edition; Sabin 42593] 2d edition printed the same year as the first. The subject of this title is the most deadly earthquake in Peru's history prior to 1970, the so-called Great Earthquake of 1746 which caused massive destruction, killing thousands of people. Callao, a sea-port town, two leagues south from Lima was, of course, also hit. Just as the people of Callao were starting to come to their senses, a giant Tsunami hit the port. Callao was swallowed up by the sea and basically vanished. A British sailing vessel in the port was washed two miles inland. The folding map shows the country around Lima, with Callao just to the south, a plan of the road from Lima to Callao, a plan of the town of Callao (as it was before the earthquake), a plan of the city of Lima, and several plates of the natives. Included is an historical account of Callao and Lima, and of Peru in general with information on the people, their manners, customs, religion, government, commerce, etc. Appended is an account of the earthquake in Jamaica in 1692. The folding maps are as follows: the country around Lima, with Callao just to the south; a plan of the road from Lima to Callao; a plan of the town of Callao (as it was prior to the quake); a plan of the city of Lima; and several plates of the natives. Included is an historical account of Callao and Lima, and of Peru in general with information on the people, their manners, customs, religion, government, commerce, etc. Appended is an account of the great and deastating earthquake in Jamaica in 1692 which also wiped Port Royal off the map. Condition: "Antiquarian Society of Worcester" embossed imprint on title else a very good to fine copy.. Second Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good to Fine. Octavo.

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        Heilige Ceremonien, Oder Religions-Uebungen der Abgöttischen Völker der Welt. In Schönen Kupfertafeln, Nach des berühmten Picards Erfindung, vorgestellt durch David Herrliberger: Und mit einer zuverlässigen historischen Beschreibung erläutert. In VIII Ausgaben abgetheilt: Welche alle Heidnische Völker, nach ihren mancherley Arten der Abgötterey, begreiffen.

      Zürich, David Herrliberger; gedruckt bey Daniel Eckenstein, Basel, 1748 2° (38 x 26.5 cm), gestochenes Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz m. Vignette, 2 Bl. Dedikation, 217 S. (davon die S. 147 f. zweimal paginiert) m. 104 gestochenen Taf. (nummeriert von 1 - 104 - entsprechend den Verweisen im Text komplett; davon 7 gefaltet), 18 Bl. Register, 1 Bl. Verbesserung; Initialen u. Vignetten, OHPgt. d. Zt. m. Rundum-Rotschnitt in neuerem Lwd.-Schmuckschuber, Kl. Rückentitel von alter Hand, Deckel etw. fleckig u. an den Ecken etw. gebeugt, Exlibris a. Innendeckel, Titelbl. mit zwei, die Dedikationsbl. mit einem mittigen Risschen (4 bzw. jeweils 2 cm), 1 Bl. m. Riss im Gelenk unten, vereinzelt schwach finger- u. stockfl.; allg. gutes Ex. EA dieser Ausgabe. Enthält den Teil «Beschreibung der heutigen Gottesdienstlichen Pflichten und Gewohnheiten der abgöttischen Ost-Indianischen Völker» mit den Abteilungen 1: «Von ihrer Gottsgelahrtheit». 2: «Fortgesetzte Beschreibung des Gottesdienst der Ost-Indianischen Heyden». 3: «Von denen Religions-Gebräuchen der Chineser» und 4: «Von denen Religions-Gebräuchen der Japaner. Tartarn und Lappen»; sodann Abt. 5: «Beschreibung der heutigen Gottesdienstlichen Pflichten und Gewohnheiten der Perser. die gegenwärtig unter dem Rahmen der Bauern und Parsis bekannt sind; Wie auch der Africaner. Von denen Religions-Gebräuchen der Perser». gefolgt vom Teil: «Beschreibung der heutigen Gottesdienstlichen Pflichten und Gewohnheiten der Abgöttischen West-Indianischen Völker» mit Abt. 6: «Von denen Religions-Gebräuchen der Canadesen. Virginier. etc.». Abt. 7: «Von denen Religions-Gebräuchen der Floridaner. derer auf Hispaniola und der Mexicaner» und Abt. 8.: «Von denen Gebräuchen der Oestlichen Americaner; derer von Panama und anderer Südlichen ölker. der Parier. Brasilianer und alten Peruaner». Text dt.. die Legenden frz. - «David Herrliberger 1697 - 1777. ref.. von Zürich. [...] Der von Johann Melchior Füssli in Zürich ausgebildete Kupferstecher verbrachte seine Lehrjahre 1719-24 in Augsburg bei Johann Daniel Herz und 1724-28 in Amsterdam bei Bernard Picart. hielt sich dann in London auf und kehrte 1729 über Paris nach Zürich zurück. 1749-75 war er Eigentümer der Gerichtsherrschaft Maur und wohnte dort in der Burg. die er 1750 um einen Anbau erweiterte. H.s Bedeutung für die Buchgeschichte liegt in der Herausgabe von Druckgrafiken und illustrierten Druckschriften zur Landeskunde: 1740-41 drei Folgen mit 41 Ansichten von Herrschaftszentren des Zürcher Gebiets. 1748-51 Zürcher Ausrufer (156 Figuren). 1749 Basler Ausrufer und Zürcher Kleidertrachten (je 52 Figuren). 1750 Zürcher Kirchenbräuche (15 Abbildungen) und 1754-77 die Topografie der Eidgenossenschaft mit 328 Tafeln (unvollendet). Diese und weitere Publikationen. darunter als umfangreichstes Werk \"Heilige Ceremonien\" (1738-49) mit 540 Abbildungen nach Picart. bezeugen das unermüdl. Bestreben des Alleinunternehmers. nützl. Kenntnisse in Wort und Bild zu verbreiten» (HLS). Versand D: 20,00 EUR Religion - nichtchristliche Alte Drucke - nach 1550Neueingänge - Alte Drucke/ Faksimile

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        Observations sur la pratique des accouchemens, naturels, contre nature & monstrueux.

      Paris, D'Houry, 1748. ____ Remarquable illustration: un étrange portrait dépliant en frontispice où l'auteur montre du doigt un enfant mort-né. 16 autres planches montrent les manoeuvres de l'accouchement, deux sont dépliantes et à plusieurs sujets. L'accoucheur Cosme Viardel jouit à Paris d'une grande renommée dans la seconde moitié du XVIIème siècle. Son ouvrage est celui d'un praticien; il y réagit contre l'abus des instruments meurtriers dont on abusait tant alors. Coins inférieurs de la reliure usés, papier très légèrement bruni.*****. In-8. [190 x 120 mm] Collation : portrait, (8), 344, (8) pp. et 16 planches h.-t. Basane marbrée, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Observations sur la pratique des accouchemens, naturels, contre nature, & monstrueux.

      D'Houry, Paris 1748 - In-8 (191 x 119 mm) d'un front., 2 ff. n.ch., 344 pp. ch. 6 ff. n.ch. et 16 pl. h.-t.; basane, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). N.L.M., 473. Illustré d'un frontispice représentant l'auteur touchant au front un enfant mort-né, et 16 planches dont deux dépliantes montrant les man?uvres de l'accouchement. Coiffes grossièrement restaurées.

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        Observations sur la pratique des accouchemens, naturels, contre nature, & monstrueux Avec une Méthode très facile pour secourir les femmes en toute sorte d'accouchements, sans se servir de crochets, ni d'aucun instrument, que de la main seule...

      Paris, chez d'Houry Père, 1748, in 8°, de 4ff. 344pp. 4ff. de table, ill. de 16 planches gravées h.t. dont 2 se dépl. et d'un portrait gravé se dépl., pl. veau marbré époque, dos orné de la marque à l'écureuil de la famille Fouquet, petite mouillure en marge des premiers ff. sinon bon exemplaire. (Olivier, Roton pl. 1398 fer n°6 "Enfin, on trouve des livres ne présentant comme marque de propriété qu'un écureuil frappé au milieu des plats, quelquefois répété aux angles ou même seulement frappé sur le dos. Nous pensons que ce fer a dû être gravé pour le surintendant et qu'il a été ensuite utilisé par d'autres membres de la famille Fouquet.") Cosme Viardel était chirurgien de la Reine Marie-Thérèse, mais aussi un accoucheur de renom; l'édition originale est de 1671. Son ouvrage est celui d'un praticien, et quoique sévèrement jugé par Mauriceau, on y trouve des observations intéressantes et une pratique fort judicieuse, comme par exemple son aversion pour les instruments meurtriers dont on abusait tant à l'époque. Avec de remarquables illustrations dont un étrange portrait dépliant où l'auteur montre du doigt un enfant mort-né, et 16 autres planches des différentes manoeuvres de l'accouchement. ¶ Dezeimeris IV, p.329.

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        A true copy of a survey of the Lordship and Manor of Hilborrow made in the year 1627.

      Manuscript in ink on 54 leaves, folio, each leaf 37.5 x 24 cms., ruled in red throughout, bound in the original card covers annotated on upper cover in an early 19th century hand ("To be handed over to Mr. Hardy"), the fore-edge of covers a little frayed otherwise in excellent state of preservation.Publisher: [Revised and updated]Year: 1748Edition:

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        SYSTEMA NATURAE Sistens Regna Tria Naturae, In Classes et Ordines Genera et Species Redacta Tabulisque Aeneis Illustrata.

      Leipzig, Germany: Godofr. Kiesewetteri, 1748. [vi], 224 pages of text, followed by 28 pages containing an index, etc. Original 18th century hardcover binding is heavily rubbed and worn, with some chipping to the extremities, and browned on the spine. Illustrated with a frontisportrait and eight additional plates. There is a slight separation of the text block between pages 1 and 2 and pages 14 and 15, remaining intact and functional. Lacks the front and rear blank endpapers. Previous owner's name neatly in the bottom margin of the title page: D. A. Neuwertz. There are two tiny wormholes affecting the outer margin of all pages prior to page 25. A few plates with what appears to be a few small ink dot marks. The text is unmarked. Stated on title page: Secundum sextam Stockholmiensem emendatam & auctam editionem. The seventh edition.. Seventh edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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