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        THE WORKS- The Philosophical Works 5 volumes 1754-1777; A Dissertation Upon Parties 1771; Remarks on the History of England 1760; A Collection of Political Tracts 1748; A Letter to Sir William Windham 1753; Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism 1749. Letters on the Study and Use of History 2 volumes 1752.

      London David Mallett and others -1777 1748 - 12 volumes octavo 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches. 7 works in 12 volumes. VERY FINELY BOUND IN FULL 18TH CENTURY POLISHED DICED CALF, gilt fillets to the boards, original marbled endpapers. Minor rubbing but in good condition. Engraved portrait to Letters to Sir William Windham. Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (16 September 1678 – 12 December 1751) was an English politician, government official and political philosopher. In the late 20th century, Bolingbroke was rediscovered by historians as a major influence on Voltaire, and on the American patriots John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Adams said that he had read all of Bolingbroke's works at least five times; indeed, Bolingbroke's works were widely read in the American colonies, where they helped provide the foundation for the emerging nation's devotion to republicanism in the United States. His vision of history as cycles of birth, growth, decline and death of a republic was influential in the colonies, as was his contention on liberty: that one is - free not from the law, but by the law. Wiki. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Telliamed ou Entretiens d'un philosophe indien avec un missionnaire François sur la Diminution de la Mer, la Formation de la Terre, l'Origine de l'Homme, &c.

      Amsterdam: L'honore & Fils. 1748. Two volumes in one, octavo, contemporary French calf gilt, flat spine gilt in compartments, spine with red morocco label and stamped 'JACOB' at foot. First edition of this important, controversial, and strangely prescient work, dedicated to Cyrano de Bergerac. By using the device of an imaginary voyage to India by a French missionary, and by presenting the work's philosophy as the beliefs of an Indian mystic, Maillet sought to make palatable his pre-Darwinian theories of evolution.De Maillet (1656-1738) was a diplomat and explorer. His fame rests almost exclusively on this work, which Ward and Carozzi described as introducing 'the concept of slow changes over a great period of time and that of a diminishing ocean as well as the evolution of marine life into terrestrial life. Everybody read Telliamed'.Generally, the work was based on de Maillet's observations throughout Europe, and depends on the study of geological age to contradict the biblical chronology. Although most of the theory is sheer fancy - in particular his belief that the earth is in fact a burnt out star - his insistence on the importance of scientific study of rock formations was influential. It also uses classical and modern precedent to tentatively suggest that all life may in fact have had its origins in the sea.The work was not published until ten years after de Maillet's death, and even then reluctantly, by his friend the Abbé Le Mascrier, who was also responsible for the work's dedication to Cyrano de Bergerac. Even with this posthumous publication, Le Mascrier still found it easier to attribute the work to an Indian philosopher (the eponymous 'Telliamed' is a simple inversion of the author's real name) in an attempt to dilute its radical impact. It is thought that Diderot was heavily influenced by this work in his shift from deism to atheism, and Sabin comments that it was 'long supposed to have suggested to Mr. Darwin his celebrated theory.'. One or two spots.

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        Memorie Istoriche Della Gran Cupola Del Tempio Vaticano E De' Danni Di Essa , E De' Ristoramenti Loro Divise In Libri Cinque.

      Folio (460 x 325 mm). Five books in one volume. Contemporary quarter calf over patterned paper-covered boards, brown morocco and gilt lettering piece to the spine, all edges speckled red; pp. [8], 118 leaves paginated in four columns recto and verso, apart from the final leaf which is paginated on the recto only, the pagination includes 9 folding, etched plates lettered A-G, H-K, 19 folding, etched plates hors-texte, numbered I-XIX; the binding rather rubbed at the extremities, the corners bumped, with some loss of the paper covering the boards, internally a bright, crisp copy. Provenance: 1. John Lewis Wolfe (1798-1881), architect and stockbroker, with his ink signature dated Rome, 1822, to the upper margin of the title 2. Joseph Gwilt (1784-1863), architect, with his engraved armorial bookplate to the front pastedown. 3. Sir Albert Richardson P.R.A. (1880-1964), architect, author and teacher, with his engraved bookplate to the front pastedown and his ink signature dated 1907 to the recto of the ffep. While the overall design of St. Peter's in Rome was Michelangelo's, work on the building continued throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries under a number of architects, each modifying the original design to a greater or lesser degree. The dome itself was left unfinished at the time of Michelangelo's death in 1564 and work on it was continued, first by Vignola, and then by Giacomo della Porta, the latter altering the profile of the dome to improve its stability. Nevertheless cracks appeared almost immediately upon its completion. Work on the nave and the façade of the building by Carlo Maderno and then Bernini probably contributed to a further weakening of the dome, a problem exacerbated by earthquakes occurring in 1703 and 1730. Nothing, however, was done to address the problem until the election of Benedict XIV as Pope in 1740. He appointed four successive commissions to report in exhaustive detail on the fabric of the entire building, the conclusion on each occasion being that in general the structure was basically sound and in particular that there was no danger of the dome collapsing. It wasn't until a fifth commission of twenty-nine experts under Giovanni Poleni, the Professor of Mathematics at the University of Padua, that a number of solutions were proposed: these included, as James Lees-Milne notes, 'substituting copper for lead on the dome, ... filling up the spaces made for Bernini's staircases to the loggias within the four crossing piers, ... strengthening the buttresses of the drum, and removing the lantern.' In the end it was Poleni's own proposal that prevailed, advising that the worst cracks should be filled and that the dome be encircled at strategic points with iron trusses; the positions of these may be seen in Plate K of the present volume. The work was carried out between 1743 and 1744 by the architect Luigi Vanvitelli. The Memorie was commissioned by Benedict in 1745 as record of the remedial works and comprises a history of the dome, details of the work of the fifth commission and the solution. The etched plates and ornaments are by Pietro Monaco after drawings by Poleni and Antonio Visentini respectively. According to Poleni himself only 700 copies of the Memorie, were printed. The present work has an interesting provenance having belonged to the architect, James Lewis Wolfe. It appears to have been purchased by him in Rome in 1822 at the end of a tour of Europe in the company of fellow architects that included Thomas Leverton Donaldson, the co-founder and first President of the R.I.B.A. Subsequently the volume seems to have found its way into the library of the architect Joseph Gwilt, to whom Wolfe had been articled in 1813. Wolfe's architectural career was short, concluding when he joined his brother's newly established company as a stockbroker, the pair establishing a highly successful business that continued until 1848. An interest in architecture, however, was continued by James, acting as adviser to his close friend, the architect Charles Barry. The design of the latter's Travellers' Club and the Reform Club both in London, owe much to Wolfe who had encouraged Barry to make a close study of the principal Renaissance buildings of Florence and Rome. In 1907 the volume was acquired by Sir Albert Richardson. Lees-Milne, James. St. Peter's. Hamish Hamilton, 1967. BAL Early Printed Books 2588

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        A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. By George Anson, Esq; Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas... Compiled from papers and other materials of the Right Honourable George Lord Anson, and published under his direction, by Richard Walter, M.A., Chaplain of His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, in that expedition.

      London: Printed for the Author by John and Paul Knapton, 1748. Thick quarto, with strong impressions of all 42 folding engraved plates and maps, with the single leaf of directions to the bookbinder for placing the engravings; later half calf over original marbled boards. First edition, one of 350 large or 'royal paper' copies, much superior to the relatively ill-proportioned ordinary paper issue. Cox calls the present imprint "the genuine first" and notes two issues, one for the author and the genuine first, with p. 319 misnumbered, as here. This may also be a subscriber's copy as it has the armorial bookplate of an E. Lloyd: four Lloyds appear in the List of Subscribers, one of them "Ellis Lloyd Esq;".Anson's Voyage, 'a masterpiece of descriptive travel' (Hill) and one of the great publishing successes of the eighteenth century, was widely read and it is unusual to find copies in as excellent condition as this. The narrative, based on Anson's own journal, had an enormous popular success: for the mid-eighteenth-century reader, it was the epitome of adventure, and it was translated into several European languages and stayed in print through numerous editions for many years.'Anson's voyage of 1740-44 holds a unique and terrible place in British maritime history. [When] Anson reached the coast of China in November 1742 he was left with one ship and a handful of men, some of whom had "turned mad and idiots". The most extraordinary part of the voyage was still to come, for despite his losses Anson was determined to seize the treasure galleon that made the annual voyage from Acapulco to Manila. Laden with Peruvian silver, she was the "Prize of all the Oceans". In June 1743 Anson intercepted the Nuestra Señora de Covadonga, and in a 90-minute action forced her surrender. After refitting at Canton he returned home the next year to find himself compared with Drake, and his exploits with the long-remembered feats of arms against the Spain of Philip II. The casualties were forgotten as the public celebrated a rare triumph in a drab and interminable war... , and in 1748 the long-awaited authorised account appeared under the name of Richard Walter, chaplain on the Centurion, and became a best-seller. Walter's volume has formed the basis of all accounts of Anson's voyage from the mid-eighteenth century to the present. The book, more fully illustrated than any similar work up to that time, was both a stirring story of adventure at sea and an exhortation to further Pacific enterprise' (Glyn Williams, The prize of all the oceans. The triumph and tragedy of Anson's voyage round the world, 1999, pp. xvii-xviii; and for the long-standing dispute over authorship see appendix I: Williams concludes that Walter may have commenced the work and saw it through the press, but Benjamin Robins, a talented and versatile mathematician and an experienced writer, was primarily responsible for its literary quality. There is, however, no doubt that Anson closely scrutinised the text and in everything except stylistic terms the narrative is Anson's own interpretation of events). A few stains internally but generally in extremely good condition.

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        The Cornutor of Seventy-Five. Being a genuine narrative of the life, adventures, and amours, of Don Ricardo Honeywater, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians at Madrid, Salamanca, and Toledo; and President of the Acadamy of Sciences in Lapland. Containing, amongst many other diverting particulars, his intrigue with Dona Maria W------s, of Via Vinculosa, anglice, Fetter-Lane, in the City of Madrid. Written originally, in Spanish, by the author of Don Quixot, and translated into English by a graduate of the College of Mecca in Arabia.

      Printed for J. Cobham, near St. Paul's. [1748] vi, [1], 8-29, [1]p blank; 8vo. Bound without half title, some old faint waterstaining at head of first 4 leaves, sl. scattered foxing. Later, but not recent, half calf, marbled boards, gilt lettered spine. Contemporary note at head of titlepage reading 'a jolly thing against Dr Mead'.ESTC T61804, first edition of this lively satire in novel form on Richard Mead, the physician. A cornutor is 'a cuckold maker'. 'The Minute came, and Dona and the Don are now in Bed, well warmed and richly perfumed, and Nature stimulated by the Power of Drugs; but the genial Heat was gone, the pendant Vessels could never be replete, nor raised by Art to their pristine Vigour. The old Youth clasped the longing Nymph, with feeble Eagerness, in his withered Arms, and she yielded to the foetid Embrace; but, in the critical Minute, his Courage failed him, and, full of Remorse, he shrunk into his feeble State of Inactivity: Thus baffling, and baffled, they pass'd an Hour or two to the great Mortification of both. At last, a Thought struck the Nymph in the Head, which she hinted to the Don. She was soon understood, and the Scheme was put into Practice with as much Severity as ever Pedant flogg'd his Pupil. The Don's Posteriors were taught a Feeling, if nothing else was; but all in vain.'

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         A voyage round the world, in the years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, by George Anson, Esq; afterwards Lord Anson, Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His Majesty's Ships, sent upon an Expedition to the South-Seas. Compiled, from his papers and materials, by Richard Walter, M. A. Chaplain of His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, in that Expedition. Illustrated with forty-two copper-plates [Extra-Illustrated]

      Early Reprint London printed for W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, W. Strahan, J. F. and C. Rivington, T. Davies, L. Hawes and Co. R. Horsfield, T. Becket, T MDCCXLVIII [1748] Fifteenth Edition (first published 1748) of the official account of Anson's famous circumnavigation of the world, the "most popular book of maritime adventure of the eighteenth century" and a "masterpiece of descriptive travel." (Hill). Royal Quarto (not the inferior octavo edition of the same year), complete with 42 plates, maps and charts (many folding), in addition to the magnificent folding map, bound in as frontispiece, showing the route of the Centurion, not present in the first edition and not called for in the directions to the binder. xx,417,[3]pp. Contemporary speckled calf, sympathetically rebacked in matching brown calf, spine with raised bands ruled in gilt, gilt-lettered red morocco label. End papers renewed, but retaining copper-engraved armorial bookplate of Julines Hering (presumably Julines Hering [1732-1797] of Heybridge Hall, military officer and later wealthy owner of sugar plantations in Jamaica), reaffixed to front paste down. An excellent copy, the attractive contemporary binding tight and secure, several maps with nearly invisible repairs by a paper conservationist, a few plates and adjacent text-pages foxed, a few neat marginal notes in brown ink in a contemporary hand, but in all a very bright, clean, well-margined copy, with only light occasional finger-soiling and spotting. Hill 1817. Sabin 1629. Gibson's Library, p. 50. Borba de Moraes 38. Near Fine One of the landmark English circumnavigations, Anson's voyage laid the groundwork for British voyages of exploration in the Pacific by Cook and others during the second half of the 18th century. Unlike those later voyages undertaken for scientific purposes, however, Anson's was a strictly military expedition, intended to disrupt Spanish commerce in the Pacific and cut off Spanish supplies of wealth from South America after the outbreak of war between Britain and Spain, in 1739. In the autumn of that year, Anson was put in command of a small squadron?the Centurion (60 guns), the Gloucester (50 guns), the Severn (50 guns), the Pearl (40 guns), the Wager (28 guns), the sloop Tryal (8 guns) and two store ships?and sent to plunder Spanish trading territories on the Pacific coast of South America. But after his ships were battered by storms and most of his crew lost during the trip round Cape Horn, the expedition was on the verge of collapse. Anson retreated across the Pacific to Macao, where the Centurion was repaired and more crew was signed on. Then, in June, 1743, Anson achieved a substantial victory, capturing a Spanish treasure ship, the Manila galleon, off the Philippines, and returned to England in 1744 by way of China, thus completing a circumnavigation. "Anson's voyage is remembered as a classic tale of endurance and leadership in the face of fearful disasters, but to the British public of 1744 it was the treasure of the galleon, triumphantly paraded through the streets of London, which did something to restore national self-esteem battered by an unsuccessful war." (ODNB) The precise authorship of the Voyage has long been a subject of debate. Although the title-page states the book was "compiled" by Richard Walter, chaplain of Anson's flagship the 'Centurion,' Sir John Barrow's 1839 Life of George, Lord Anson claimed it was, in fact, written by Colonel Benjamin Robins, "an engineer officer of great talent and celebrity." According to Barrow, "Walter drew the skeleton, and Robins clothed it with flesh and warmth of imagination." N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries, in Four Books.

      London: Printed for the author's children and sold by A. Millar, et al. 1748. First edition, large-paper copy, of Maclaurin's statement of Newtonian theory, one of the three "most outstanding popular introductions to Newtonian science of the eighteenth century" (I. B. Cohen, Franklin and Newton, 1956, p. 209). "Though a number of other general expositions of Newton's thought were published during the eighteenth century, Maclaurin's Account has long been recognized as the leading authoritative statement of mainstream Newtonianism" (DNB). "Gifted with a genius for geometrical investigation second only to Newton's... Maclaurin, the one mathematician of the first rank trained in Great Britain in the [18th] century, confirmed Newton's exclusive influence over British mathematics" (ibid.). After Newton's death in March 1727, his nephew-in-law John Conduitt started to collect materials for a biographical memoir of Newton and applied to several of Newton's contemporaries, including Maclaurin, for assistance. Although Conduitt's memoir never materialized (although some of the materials he collected made their way into Fontenelle's Éloge in 1728), his request prompted Maclaurin to prepare an account not only of Newton's discoveries in astronomy, gravitation and mechanics (though omitting his work on optics), but also of the philosophical systems that preceded Newton's. Maclaurin had nearly completed this work when, during the Jacobite rebellion of 1745, a Highland army marched upon Edinburgh. Maclaurin took a prominent part in preparing trenches and barricades for the city's defense. As soon as the rebel army captured Edinburgh, Maclaurin fled to England until it was safe to return. But the ordeal of his escape ruined his health, and he died at age 48. "Only a few hours before his death he dictated the concluding passage of his work on Newton's philosophy, in which he affirmed his unwavering belief in a future life" (DSB VIII: 612). Maclaurin's pupil at Edinburgh, Patrick Murdoch (d. 1774), published the book by subscription for the benefit of Maclaurin's children, prefaced by a memoir of the author that is the chief authority for the life and writings of Maclaurin. Maclaurin gives a hagiographical and nationalistic account of the philosophical importance of Newton, presenting him as a great synthesizer of ideas. He drew attention to the issue of methodology: to the classic procedures of induction, deduction and verification, noting that the scientist "should begin with phenomena, or effects, and from them investigate the powers or causes that operate in nature; that from particular causes we should proceed to the more general ones, till the argument ends in the most general: this is the method of analysis. Being once possessed of these causes, we should then descend in a contrary order, and from them, as established principles, explain all the phenomena that are their consequences, and prove our explications; and this is the synthesis. It is evident that, as in mathematics, so in natural philosophy, the investigation of difficult things by the method of analysis, ought ever to precede the method of composition, or the synthesis. For in any other way we can never be sure that we assume the principles that really obtain in nature; and that our system, after we have composed it with great labour, is not mere dream and illusion." The empirical work of others such as the continental astronomers Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler is noted but subordinated, the 'philosophical improvement' of their work 'reserved' for Newton. Also notable is a lengthy discussion of Newton's theology, showing the persistent relevance of this facet of Newtonianism to the gentlemanly natural philosopher of the 18th century. A child prodigy, Colin Maclaurin (1698-1746) entered the University of Glasgow aged 11. At the age of 19 he was elected a professor of mathematics at Marischal College, Aberdeen, and two years later he became a fellow of the Royal Society of London, and there became acquainted with Newton. On the recommendation of Newton, he was made a professor of mathematics at the University of Edinburgh in 1725. In 1740 he shared, with Leonhard Euler and Daniel Bernoulli, the prize offered by the French Academy of Sciences for an essay on tides. His most important work, Treatise of Fluxions (1742), was written in reply to criticisms by Bishop George Berkeley that Newton's calculus was based on faulty reasoning. The subscriber's list names 1,227 subscribers who ordered 1,436 copies. Babson 85; Gray 112; Macclesfield 1285. Large 4to (289 x 231 mm), pp [xxviii], xx, 392, and six folding engraved plates with 71 figures. Contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt (minor restoration to ends of joints and capitals, some light scuffing). This copy is larger than the large-paper copies in both the Macclesfield library (285 x 222mm) and the Richard Green library (288 x 227mm).

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        Works of Mr. William Shakespear in 9 Volumes 1748

      1748. Good. The Works of Mr. William Shakespear- Early Edition- Rare Printing Location: London Date: 1748 Size and Page Count: 3.25 X 5 Tall, approx. 2300 pages in all 9 volumes Condition: -Good to Very Good- , Three Quarter leather bound with brown cloth. private collection stamp from 'Emily Balch Sherman' on back of front board, hinges show past repair, some leather chipped away on spine cover, binding tight, boards and spine cover with scratches and wear, light foxing, beautiful gilted golden text on spine, volume VI has first few pages with tear on bottom edges , volume VII has light stain on lower section of about half of pages. Complete. ----An excellent opportunity for the collector, researcher or historian---- Founding Father and President John Adams had another same 9 Volume 1748 London publication in his library. Contains:Preface by Alexander Pope. Life History of Shakespeare by Nicholas Rowe: an English dramatist, poet, and writer.VOLUME 1: 252 pages. Contains: Preface; Preface by Alexander Pope; Some Account of the Life of Mr. William Shakespear by Nicholas Rowe; coat of Arms Tribute; Tribute Poem by Ben Johnson; The Tempest; A Mid-Summer Nights Dream, Two Gentlemen of Verona; Merry Wives Of Windsor.VOLUME 2: 347 pages. Contains: Measure for Measure, Comedy Of Errors; Much Ado About Nothing; Merchant Of Venice; Love's Labours Lost.VOLUME 3: 295 pages. Contains: As You Like It; Taming Of the Shrew; All's Well That Ends Well; Twelfth Night.VOLUME 4: 328 pages. Contains: Winter's Tale; King Lear; King John; King Richard II.VOLUME 5: 336 pages. Contains: King Henry IV Part I; King Henry IV Part II; King Henry V; King Henry VI Part I.VOLUME 6: 360 pages. Contains: King Henry VI Part II; King Henry VI Part III; King Richard III; King Henry VIII.VOLUME 7: 339 pages. Contains: Timon Of Athens; Coriolanus; Julius Caesar; Antony and Cleopatra.VOLUME 8: 332 pages. Contains: Titus Andronicus; Macbeth; Troilus and Cressida; Cymbeline.VOLUME 9: 280 pages. Contains: Romeo and Juliet; Hamlet; Othello + Glossary.

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

      [Revised and updated] 1748. 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. An 18th century copy of this early 17th century terrier, updated in 1748, showing the names of the then current land and property owners. Excluding those who had various rights on the 'heath and warren', the 1627 record shows no fewer than 1221 tenants and landowners, a number that was much reduced by 1748. Hilborough is a modest Norfolk village, a little over 5 miles from Swaffam and 25 miles south-west of Norwich. When this 1748 revision was made, the Rector was an ancestor of Admiral Nelson, indeed, the family of Horatio Nelson, his grandfather, father, uncle-by-marriage and his brother were all Rectors of All Saints' Church, Hilborough. As a young boy, Nelson stayed with his uncle and grandmother in Hilborough. After the battle of the Nile, Nelson was created Baron Nelson of the Nile and Hilborough. This 1748 survey shows that the majority of the land in the parish now belonged to a mere five owners: Edward Bunting, John Harvey, Thomas Snelling jun., William Took and Henry Glen. The original 1627 terrier, the Survey or Field Book of the town of Hilborough, William Hayward surveyor> is held by the Norfolk Records Office in Norwich [HIL 2/41 882 x 6].

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        Beschouwing der maatschappy en zeden in Poolen, Rusland, Zweeden en Deenemarken.Amsterdam, J. Yntema, 1788-1791. 9 volumes. 8vo. With 1 full-page engraved illustration (of a thermometer) in volume 9. Contemporary stiff paper wrappers.

      - V. Gestel-Van het Schip 64; Petersen, Travels in Norway, p. 14; STCN (5 copies, incl. 3 incompl.). Dutch adaptation of Travels into Poland, Russia, Sweden and Denmark. William Coxe (1748-1828), Anglican priest, historian and tutor to various young noblemen, travelled extensively in northern Europe as tutor and companion to George Herbert (1759-1827), son of the Earl of Pembroke, who was to succeed to his father's title in 1794. The account of his travels, containing first-hand observations and gleanings from local contacts, together providing "a vast amount of historical and cultural material" (Van Gestel-Van het Schip), proved very popular and was reprinted several times. Each volume with manuscript records of the book's readers from a reading circle, giving a remarkably detailed record of each volume's circulation. Small 19th-century ink stamps. In very good condition and almost entirely untrimmed. Marbled wrappers rubbed and spines tattered.

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        Uebersetzung der Algemeinen Welthistorie die in Engeland durch eine Geselschaft von Gelehrten ausgefertiget worden. Sechster (6.) Theil. Nebst den Anmerkungen der holländischen Uebersetzung auch vielen neuen Kupfern und Karten

      HALLE, bey Johann Justinus Gebauer. 1748. Ganzleder, 24x20x5 cm, 49 (Vorrede), 687 Seiten. Deckel berieben/beschabt, 2 Rückenschilde: "6.Theil" mit Fehlstück. Außenseiten etwas lichtrandig, Papier etwas lagerwellig, ansonsten gutes Exemplar

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        GENESIS: UND GAB IHREM MANNE AUCH DAVON, UND ER ASS. ELLE A DONNÉ AU MARIS QUI EN MANGEOIT. NON HABEBAT FIDEM, QUI.

      Augsburg 1748 - Etching & copper engraving (trimmed to neat-line, tiny tears in white margins, othervise in a very good condition), 38.5 x 53 cm (15,15 x 20.9 inches) This fine scene shows Adam and Eve in the earthly paradise of the Garden of Eden. Ridinger’s interpretation of this traditional Biblical scene is iconographically true to scripture in that Adam and Eve are shown just as they are about the sample the forbidden fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Evil. As said in Genesis 3.6: "When the woman saw that the tree was good for eating and a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable as a source of wisdom, she took of its fruit and ate. She also gave some to her husband, and he ate." Adam and Eve are surrounded by a great garden of verdant foliage, well watered by rivers, and inhabited by exotic animals. Indeed, while Eden always called for a great abundance of fauna, the various types of animals shown on the artistic interpretations of the scene varied depending on the artist, time and region. Ridinger’s interpretation is especially vivid and shows a great awareness of a vast number of creatures from across the globe, some with ancient standing and some relatively novel to European art, including: armadillos, peacocks, baboons, monkeys, bear-cats, ringtails, pelicans, dogs, deer, eagles, and rhinoceros. The rhinoceros had been included in a number of important artist interpretations of the Garden of Eden ever since the animal had become a pan-European source of fascination in the wake of Albrecht Dürer’s famous 1515 engraving of the animal.

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        Compendium Anatomicum totam rem anatomicam

      2 tomes en un volume Amsterdam, 1748, in-8, 2 tomes en un volume, [4]-XXVI-207 + 190-[32] pp, 9pl, veau marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné et tranches rouges, Ouvrage illustré de 9 planches sur cuivre dépliantes. Lorenz Heister (1683-1758) fut l'un des plus célèbres chirurgiens du XVIIIe siècle. Il occupa entre autres les chaires de chirurgie, de botanique et d'anatomie de l'université d'Helmstadt. Membre de l'académie des sciences de Berlin et de la société royale de Londres, il rédigea de nombreux ouvrages sur la médecine. Un coin supérieur émoussé. Bel exemplaire. Blake p. 203. Wellcome III-236.

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        Opera omnia; "De sanitate nempe tuenda commentarii in primum De re medica Aurelii Cornelii Celsi librum

      [12]-300 (i.e. 296) pages Venetiis, excudit Thomas Bettinelli, 1748, in-4, [12]-300 (i.e. 296) pages (signatures: a6, A4, B-T8), vélin souple de l'époque, titre à l'encre en tête du dos, liens, Première édition collective. Lomnius (vers 1500-1564) étudia la médecine à Paris, où il devint l'ami de Fernel. Il s'établit vers 1560 à Bruxelles et fut le médecin ordinaire du roi Philippe II. Il est considéré comme le restaurateur de la médecine au XVIe siècle. Ex-libris ancien sur une garde blanche. Quelques rousseurs, surtout en fin d'ouvrage. Wellcome III, 539.

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        VERDADEIRO METODO DE ESTUDAR,

      - VERDADEIRO / METODO / DE ESTUDAR, / PARA / Ser util á Republica, e á Igreja: / PROPORCIONADO / Ao estilo, e necesidade de Portugal / EXPOSTO / Em varias Cartas, escritas pelo R. P. * * * Bar- / badinho da Congregasam de Italia, ao R./ P. * * * Doutor na Universidade / de Coimbra . / TOMO [PRIMEIRO; SEGUNDO] / [Ornamento tipográfico em fundo-de-lâmpada.] / VALENSA / NA OFICINA DE ANTONIO BALLE. /ANO MDCCXLVII. / C OM TODAS AS LICENSAS NECESARIAS, & c. [xii], 264 pg; [ii], 244 [Junto com] REFLEXOENS / APOLOGETICAS /A? OBRA INTITULADA / VERDADEIRO / METODO DE ESTUDAR/DIRIGIDA A PERSUADIR HUM NOVO / metodo para em Portugal se ensinarem, e aprenderem as sciencias, / e refutar o que neste Reino se pratica; / EXPENDIDAS PARA DESAGGRAVO / dos Portuguezes em huma carta, que em resposta de / outra escreveo da Cidade de Lisboa para a de / Coimbra / O P. FREY ARSENIO DA PIEDADE; / Religioso da Provincia dos Capuchos; / E oferecidas / AO ILLUSTRISSIMO, E EXCELLENTISSIMO SENHOR / D. JOAÕ JOSEPH / ANSBERTO DE NORONHA / Conde de S. Lourenço, do Conselho de S. Ma- / gestade, &c. / Por NICULAO FRANCEZ SIOM. / [ornamento tipográfico em forma de cruz de malta] / VALENSA / NA OFFICINA DE ANTONIO BALLE. / ANO MDCCXLVIII. [1748]. / C OM TODAS AS LICENSAS NECESARIAS, & c . 54 pg. [Junto com] RESPOSTA / AS REFLEXOENS, / Que o R. P. M. Fr. Arsenio da Piedade Capu- / cho fez ao Livro intitulado: / Verdadeiro metodo de estudar. / Escrita por outro Religioso da dita Provincia para de- / sagravo da mesma Religiam, e da Nasam. / [Ornamento tipográfico em fundo-de-lâmpada.] / VALENSA / NA OFICINA DE ANTONIO BALLE. / ANO MDCCLVIII [1748]. / COM TODAS AS LICENSAS NECESARIAS, & c . 86 pg. In 4º (de 21,5x16 cm). 3 obras encadernadas em 1 volume. O Verdadeiro Método de Estudar é composto por 16 cartas (8 em cada Tomo): I - Língua Portuguesa; II - Gramática Latina; III ? Latinidade; IV - Grego e Hebraico; V e VI ? Retórica e Filosofia; VII ? Poesia; VIII ? Lógica; IX ? Metafísica; X ? Física; XI - Ética; XII ? Medicina; XIII - Direito Civil; XIV ? Teologia; XV - Direito Canónico; XVI - Regulamentação geral dos estudos. Encadernação da época, inteira, de pele com rótulo vermelho, nervos e ferros ricamente lavrados a ouro na lombada e no titulo do rótulo. Exemplar com título de posse da época manuscrito na folha de rosto: ?Bento Machado? Leves vestígios de humidade nos primeiros e nos últimos fólios; leves picos de traça marginais. De acordo com Maria Teresa Payan Martins (1) esta é a 3ª edição que terá sido publicada em 1751 pelo padre loio Doutor Manuel de Santa Marta Teixeira numa oficina particular instalada no Convento de Santo Elói, sob as falsas indicações tipográficas de ?Valensa, na oficina de António Balle, 1747? De acordo com as informações dadas ao Tribunal da Inquisição pelo próprio [ in A.N.T.T., Inquisição de Lisboa, processo 2638 ], foram impressos cerca de 800 exemplares. Luís António Verney (1713-1792), que residia em Roma desde 1736, 'com receio dos jesuítas romanos, dirigiu-se a Nápoles, em cujo Reino os inacianos sofriam perseguição da autoridade régia e eclesiástica' (2), para providenciar a publicação do Verdadeiro Método de Estudar, atribuindo a sua autoria a um ?Padre Barbadinho da Congregação de Itália? Cumpridas as formalidades legais e obtidas as licenças necessárias (régia e eclesiástica), a obra foi impressa em dois volumes por Gennaro e Vincenzo Muzio [1ª ed.]. Quando a obra chegou a Portugal, em finais de 1746, foi apreendida pela Inquisição ?[.] sendo público e notório nesta Corte que o Santo Ofício mandara recolher a primeira impressão que veio de fora do Reino e denegado a licença para eles correrem, pelos justos motivos que ponderam os Qualificadores nas suas censuras.? [ in A.N.T.T., Inquisição de Lisboa, processo nº 523I ]. Escrita sob os princípios do Iluminismo, o Verdadeiro Método de Estudar demonstra um progressismo notável que provocou fortes reações e acesa polémica [ vide Inocêncio volume V, 222 e seguintes ] devido às or

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        Les Amours de Zeokinizul, roi des Kofirans. Ouvrage traduit de l'arabe du voyageur Krinelbol.

      Au dépens de Michel 1748 - title printed in red and black, engraved vignette on title, pp. 122, small 8vo, romantique binding of reddish-brown straight-grained morocco by Ducastin (signed towards foot of spine), intricate blind and gilt roll tooled borders on sides, large central gilt plaque, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges, minuscule embossed circular armorial bookplate of a member of the Ashburnham family, very good. A scarce satire on Louis XV and Mme. de Pompadour, first published in 1746. Authorship from Tchemerzine IV, 193. Also attributed to Mme. de Vieuxmaisons, Cioranescu, Dix-huitième siècle, I, 21748; and to L.A. de la Beaumelle, Querard II, 454. Some copies (e.g. Bodley) have 4 pages at the end in which the chracters are identified: here they are identified in a contemporary, or near contemporary, hand in pencil in the margins, some of these a little cropped. Ramsden records a 'long line' of binders of this name, this probably being the work of the Père.

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu 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 Manuf

      Leipzig, Arkstee und Merkus, 1748. - Dritter Band. Lex.-8°. 5 nn. Bl., 668 S., 14 nn. Bl., m. 10 (7 gefalt.) gest. Karten u. Plänen, sowie 24 (7 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung, (leicht berieben, oberes Kapital bestoßen, Einband etwas fleckig). Graesse III, 307; Engelmann 107. - Von J. J. Schwabe u.a. besorgte Übersetzung der umfangreichen Reisesammlung des Abbé Prévost. - Beinhaltet in diesem Band: Reisen längst der westlichen Küste von Afrika, von dem weißen Vorgebirge bis nach Sierra Leona (Fortsetzung aus Bd. 2); Reisen nach Guinea und Benin, sowie eine Beschreibung von Guinea. - Die Karten und Pläne zeigen den Verlauf des Flusses Gambia, die Küste von Guinea, usw. - Die Kupfertafeln mit Darstellungen von Eingeborenen, Tieren und Pflanzen, Stadtansichten, usw. - Gering fingerfleckig, Stempel auf Titel und Vorsatz. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Obras de Lorenzo Gracian. 2 tomos 1748

      - Barcelona, Pedro Escuder y Pablo Nadal 1748. Tomo primero que contiene el criticon, primera, segunda y tercera parte. El horáculo, y heroe. En esta ultima impression, mas corregida, y enriquecida de tablas, 531 páginas. Tomo segundo, que contiene la agudeza, y arte de ingenio. El discreto. El politico Don Fernando el Catholico. Y meditaciones varias para antes, y despues de la Sagrada comunión, y hasta ahora han corrido con titulo de comulgador. Va esta ultima impression, mas correciga y enriquecida de tablas. 579 páginas. Algunas páginas con manchas. Encuadernado en pasta rozada por el uso. 22x15 cm. Ref: 8706 [LS/014748-8706]

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        A chart of the seacoasts of Irland from Dublin to London- Derry/ Lough Foyle or the passage to London- Derry

      Artist: ; issued in: London; date: 1748 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Corners replaced, some restoration at the center fold; size in cm : 43,5 x 54 - description: Map shows the coast of Irland from Dublin to Londonderry, on inset map shows the passage to Londonderry

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu 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 Manuf

      Leipzig, Arkstee und Merkus, 1748. - Dritter Band. Lex.-8°. 5 nn. Bl., 668 S., 14 nn. Bl., m. 10 (7 gefalt.) gest. Karten u. Plänen, sowie 24 (7 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Pergt.d.Zt. m. handschriftl. RTit., (leicht beschabt). Graesse III, 307; Engelmann 107. - Von J. J. Schwabe u.a. besorgte Übersetzung der umfangreichen Reisesammlung des Abbé Prévost. - Beinhaltet in diesem Band: Reisen längst der westlichen Küste von Afrika, von dem weißen Vorgebirge bis nach Sierra Leona (Fortsetzung aus Bd. 2); Reisen nach Guinea und Benin, sowie eine Beschreibung von Guinea. - Die Karten und Pläne zeigen den Verlauf des Flusses Gambia, die Küste von Guinea, usw. - Die Kupfertafeln mit Darstellungen von Eingeborenen, Tieren und Pflanzen, Stadtansichten, usw. - Minimal stockfl., tls. leicht gebräunt.

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        Manual Para Administrar Los Santos Sacramentos..

      Mexico: Imprenta del Nuevo Rezado, de Dona Maria de Ribera, 1748. A Remarkable Survival Mid-Eighteenth Century, Mexican Silver Clasp Binding [MEXICAN BINDING]. OSSORIO, Diego. Manual Para Administrar Los Santos Sacramentos… Mexico: Imprenta del Nuevo Rezado, de Dona Maria de Ribera, 1748. First edition. Small quarto (7 11/16 x 5 7/16 inches; 196 x 137 mm.). [xvi], 240 pp. Text in Spanish with some sections in Latin. Title within an ornamental border. Half page woodcut of Saint Joseph on the second leaf. Decorative head and tail-pieces. Some occasional light soiling and mainly marginal water staining to text, otherwise fine. Contemporary Mexican full black goatskin. Covers with elaborate decorative gilt borders, smooth spine elaborately decorated in gilt in a floral design, two original silver clasps and catches on fore-edge. very small and invisible repair to top half inch of front joint, otherwise fine and untouched. A remarkable survival of a mid-eighteenth century Mexican, Silver clasp binding. Exceptionally rare with only six copies located in libraries worldwide: Harvard University, Houghton Library; University of New Mxico; John Carter Brown Library, Richmond, Texas A & M University; University of Texas at Arlington; Instituto Techologico y de Estudios Sup, Mexico. A Manual of the Sacraments of the Catholic Church that was used during a very active missionary period in Mexican history. The final section is the ritual for "De Exorcismis". Medina, Mexico #3907; Palau, 206596.

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        Christliche Sitten-Lehr über die Evangelische Wahrheiten, dem Christlichen Volck in den Sonn- und Feyrtäglichen Predigten auf öffentlicher Cantzel vorgetragen.

      Augsburg u Würzburg Martin Veith - 1751 1748 - Mischauflage. 6 Bde. Folio. Halbleder d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden. Berieben, vereinzelt Wasserränder. 1.100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RELACION HISTORICA DEL VIAGE A LA AMERICA MERIDIONAL

      - Relación histórica del viage a la América Meridional hecho de Orden de S. Mag. para medir algunos grados de Meridiano Terrestre, y venir por ellos en conocimiento de la veraddera Figura, y Magnitud de la Tierra, con otras varias Observaciones Astronomicas, y Phisicas.- Madrid, Antonio Marín, 1748; 4 tomos en 4º mayor pasta de época, 1º. Primera parte, Tomo Primero. Frontis grabado por Palomino, 12 hh., incluida portada a dos tintas y con viñeta grabada, 404 pp. 10 láminas plegadas de 13 (faltan la 7,12 y 13) y 5 viñetas. 2º. Primera parte Tomo Segundo. Anteportada, portada a dos tintas con viñeta grabada, páginas 405 a 682. 7 láminas plegadas ( de la 14 a la 21) de 8 (falta la 20) y 1 viñeta grabada. 3º. Segunda parte. Tomo Tercero. Frontis grabado por Palomino, 6 hh., incluida portada a dos tintas y con viñeta grabada, 380 pp. 9 láminas plegadas de 10 (falta la 2) y 2 viñetas grabadas. 4º. Segunda parte. Tomo Quarto. Anteportada, portada a dos tintas con viñeta grabada (restaurada), páginas 381 a 603. 1 lámina plegada de 2 (falta la 12). CXCV pp., con: "Resumen histórico del origen, y successión de los Incas, y demás soberanos del Peru" . Gran lámina plegada con los retratos de los reyes del Perú dibujada por Villanova y grabada por Palomino (en facsímil bien realizado). Cuadernillo Ddddd, páginas CLIII a CLX en facsímil. Buen papel, bastante limpio. Firma de anterior propietario en los 4 tomos. Palau nº 125471.Primera edición de esta obra de gran rareza, fundamental para la navegación entre Europa y América.

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        De l'Esprit des loix

      Geneva: chez Barrillot & Fils,, [1748]. 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. 2 volumes, quarto (245 x 186 mm). Contemporary half roan, twin tan and beige paper labels lettered in gilt, smooth spines ruled in gilt, boards speckled black, edges red. Woodcut tail-pieces. Bound without the errata as often. Modern red morocco book label to rear free endpapers; contemporary or early ownership signature to half-title of Volume 1. Slight surface loss to boards, Volume 1 with small loss to fore margin of sig. Zz4, tiny hole to top margin of sig. Aa3, and sporadic faint dampstaining, ghosting from book label to top corners of last 3 or 4 leaves in both volumes. A very good copy. First edition of this classic in social science which influenced the formation of the United States Constitution and was the ideological basis of the French Revolution. "The most distinctive aspect of this immense syllabus is its moderation: a quality not designed to achieve official approval in 1748. It is an always original survey which is neither doctrinaire, visionary, eccentric, nor over-systematic" (PMM). L'Esprit des loix was a huge influence both on English law, especially as mediated by William Blackstone, and on those who framed the American Constitution. Blackstone's Commentaries, Hamilton's Federalist Papers and Tocqueville's Democracy in America are all thoroughly imbued with Montesquieu's theories. In particular, Montesquieu is credited with the idea that the powers of government should be separated and balanced in order to guarantee the freedom of the individual, a key concept in the creation of the US Constitution.

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        Fables nouvelles.

      1748 - Édition originale des Fables de Pesselier reliée à l'époque en maroquin rouge aux armes du Roi Louis XV. Paris, Prault, 1748. In-8 de 1 frontispice, (4) ff., 205 pp., (2), (1) p.bl. Relié en plein maroquin rouge de l'époque, triple filet doré encadrant les plats avec fleurons d'angles, grandes armes frappées or au centre, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, filet doré sur les coupes, roulette intérieure dorée, tranches dorées sur marbrures. Reliure de l'époque. 180 x 118 mm. / First edition of Pesselier's Fables contemporary bound in red morocco with the arms of King Louis XV. Paris, Prault, 1748. 8vo [180 x 118 mm] of 1 frontispiece, (4) ll., 205 pp., (2), (1) bl.p. Bound in full contemporary red morocco, triple gilt fillet on the covers with corner fleurons, large gilt arms in the center, spine ribbed and decorated with gilt fleurons, inner gilt border, gilt over marbled edges. Contemporary binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Lazio con le sue più cospicue Strade Antiche e Moderne..

      1748. Carta geografica del basso Lazio pubblicata a Norimberga dalla tipografia Homann. La carta deriva da quella di Giacomo Ameti edita a Roma nel 1696. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Norimberga Nurnberg Istituto di Studi Romani, a cura di A. Frutaz, "Le Carte del Lazio", XXXIII. 1a, tav. 174 595 505

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        GRÜNDLICHE Niederlegung des von der Stadt Leipzig angemaßten unbefugten Strassen - Zwangs gegen die Stadt Magdeburg, nebst standhafter Behauptung der Stadt Magdeburg Niederlage oder Stapel - Rechts, auch Strassenfahrt - Marckt- und Meßgerechtsame

      Scheidhauer,, Magdeburg 1748 - M. Beylagen unter den Zahlen I bis XXXVI. Späterer HLwd.-Einbd. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel. 150 S., 136 S., 7 unn. Bl. Sehr sauberes Exemplar auf gutem Papier. Selten. In nur einer deutschen Bibliothek nachweisbar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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., a quoi l'auteur a ajoûté des recherches nouvelles sur les lois romaines touchant les successions, sur les lois françoises, & sur les lois féodales. Nouvelle edition, corrigée par l'auteur, & augmentée d'une table des materieres, & d'une carte géofraphique, pour servir à l'intelligence des articles qui concernent le commerce.

      xxviij, 447 S. 427 S., 609 S. mit einer mehrfach ausfaltbaren Weltkarte . Kl.-8 marmorierte Ganzlederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und reichlicher Verzierung und Buntpapiervorsätzen. Tchemerzine VIII 460,- Zweite, von Montesquieu korrigierte, erweiterte (u.a. Inhaltsverzeichnis) und mit einer ausfaltbare Weltkarte "getrüffelten" Ausgabe im Verlag der Erstausgabe, die zwei Jahre zuvor (1748) erschien. Der anfänglich auch im Bereich der Belletristik erfolgreiche M. legte mit dem vorliegenden Schrift "Vom Geist der Gesetze" das grundlegende Staatstheoretusche und geschichtswissenschaftliche Werk der Aufklärung vor. Erstmalig, wenn auch nicht in diesem Begriff, wurde hier das Prinzip der Gewaltenteilung der Bereiche Gesetzgebung (Legislative), Rechtsprechung (Judikative) und Regierungsgewalt (Exekutive) als Grundlage des Staates gefordert und begründet, so wie es heute zumindest im Grundsatz in allen Demokratien verwirklicht ist. Die Kapitale teilweise rasiert oder bestossen, insgesamt aber wohlerhaltenes und dekoratives Exemplar.

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        Piranesi, Giovanni Battista. - Petersdom. - Ansicht. - "Veduta dell'Esterno della Gran Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung, 1748. Von Giovanni Battista Piranesi. 38 x 60 cm (Darstellung) / 51,5 x 71,5 cm (Blatt). Rechts unterhalb der Darstellung betitelt. Ferner rechts mit "Piranesi Architetto fec." versehen. Mit einer Legende 1-5. - Detaillierte Ansicht von Sankt Peter im Vatikan (Petersdom) in Rom mit zahlreichen Staffagefiguren im Vordergrund. - Blatt leicht gebräunt, im Randbereich etwas fleckig. Unten rechts mit Wasserfleck. Mit vertikaler Faltspur. Obere linke Ecke hinterlegt. Verso mit vormaligen Montageresten. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720 Mogliano Veneto bei Treviso - 1778 Rom). Italienischer Kupferstecher, Archäologe, Architekt und Architekturtheoretiker. Erster Unterricht bei seinem Onkel, dem Architekten Matteo Lucchesi. Ab 1740 Studium der römischen Architektur in Rom. Von Guiseppe Vasi in die Stecherkunst eingeführt. Ende 1743 wieder in Venedig. Durch den Verleger und Stecher Joseph Wagner erneute Rückkehr nach Rom. Eröffnung einer eigenen Werkstatt. Später zählten Papst Benedikt XIV. und Papst Clemens XIII. zu seinen Förderern. Unter Letzterem erhielt er auch die Gelegenheit, sich als Architekt zu betätigen. Unzählige Studienreisen führten ihnen zu den verschiedensten antiken Ausgrabungsstätten.

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        Veduta dell'Esterno della Gran Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano

      Rome 1748 - Engraving 40 x 61 cm. Two small tears to the upper margin. Strong impression. View of St. Peter's from Piazza della Sagrestia. Fifth state (of 7). Hind V.5.

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        WELTKARTE

      - Essay d' une Carte reduite, contenant les parties connuees du Globe Terrestre, Kupferstich von N. Bellin 1748, seltene grossformatige Karte, dekorativ koloriert, 50x71 cm -*- Alte Original-Graphik: Landkarten

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        Heilige Moralien, oder Christliche Sitten-Lehren, aus denen Evangelien und Episteln, auf alle Sonn- und Festtage gezeiget, Darinn der heilige Text, überall von Wort zu Wort, nach dem Sinn des heiligen Geistes, deutlich erkläret, und zum heilsamen Gebrauch, Lehre, Trost und Ermahnung, in der Furcht Gottes angewandt, In der Christlichen Teutschen Gemeine zu S. Petri in Coppenhagen, durch Beystand des heiligen Geistes öffentlich gepredigt / von Johanne Lassenio, weyland der H. Schrift Doct. Prof. Publ. Consist. Assess. und Pastore daselbsten. Diese neue Edition mit Fleiß von allen Druckfehlern gesaubert, in einer neuen Vorrede, und hinzu gefügten gantz umständlichen Register der Nutzen und Gebrauch dieses Wercks gezeiget, durch M. J. G. L.

      [9] Bl., 1748 Seiten, [36] Bl. 4. hardcover Leder der Zeit, 4 Bünde, 2 intakte Messingschließen an Lederlasche, 3 Messingnieten auf Deckel. Einbände berieben, Ecken bestossen. Schönes Exemlar, fest gebundenes und ohne weitere Mängel. Titelbl. in Rot- und Schwarzdruck, gestochener Frontispiz (Bildnis Lassenius). Herausgeber(in): M. J. G. L.

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        Allgemeines Lexicon der Kuenste und Wissenschaften, Oder Deutliche Beschreibung des Reichs der Natur, der Himmel und himmlischen Cörper, der Luft, der Erde, sammt den bekannten Gewächsen, der Thiere, Steine und Erzte, des Meers und der darinne lebenden Geschöpfe; Ingleichen Aller menschlichen Handlungen, Staats-Rechts-Kriegs-Policey-Haushaltungs- und Gelehrten Geschäfte, Hanthierungen und Gewerbe, samt einer Erklärung der dabey vorkommenden Kunst-Wörter und Redens-Arten

      Hartung 1748 - - gut erhaltenes barockes Werk mit Originaleinband - Das "Allgemeine Lexikon der Künste und Wissenschaften" ist ein weit gefasstes Realwörterbuch, dessen Erstauflage von Johann Theodor Jablonski (1654-1731) bearbeitet wurde und 1721 bei Fritsch in Leipzig erschien. Das Lexikon wurde 1748 von einem Unbekannten in jeweils deutlich vermehrten Umfang neu bearbeitet und herausgegeben. 1767 erschien noch einmal eine vermehrte letzte Auflage - Gewicht in Gramm: 2530 Hartung, Königsberg und Leipzig, 1748. 1 Bl., 1456 Seiten, 24 Bl., mit 1 in Kupfer gestoch. Frontispiz und 1 Titelkupferstich, Leder-Einband, Rücken mit reichen Goldprägungen und 5 Schmuckbünden (etwas berieben und fleckig/Titelseite gebräunt/Rücken restauriert)

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        De uxore theotisca, Von der Teutschen Frau.

      Göttingen Johann Wilhelm Schmidt, 1748. 354 S. + NN. 8° Oktav Hpgt. Hpgt. \"Insbesondere: I. De virginum praegustatoribus, Jure Deflorationis, Jure Primae Noctis Maiden-Rents, Marcheta. II. Von Braut und Bräutigam und ihren Benennungen. III. Von der Jungfräulichen Aussteuer, Kisten-Pfande und Ingedomte. IV. Filia in capillo & casa, von der unberathenen Tochter. V. Von der Angel-Sächsischen Braut. VI. Von den Mantel-Kindern. Mit einer Praeliminair-Dissertation. Von der Vermählung Herzogs Henrich des Leuens mit der Königlich-Englischen Printzeßin Mathildis, als der Stamm-Mutter des gesammten Chur- und Fürstl. Hauses Braunschw. Lüneburg; und zugleich Von der Vermählung Kaysers Otten des IV. mit der Kayserl. Printzeßin Beatrice, und Hertzogs Henrici Palatini mit der Printzeßin Agnes. Auf dem unteren Bereich des Titelblattes befindet sich eine kurze handschriftliche Eintragung mit Rötelstift. Auf der Rückseite des vorderen Vorsatzes befindet sich eine zeitgenössische handschriftliche Eintragung mit Tinte. Mit drei s/w Kupferstichtafeln, einer s/w Holzschnitt-Falttafel, sechs s/w Holzschnitten im Text und s/w Holzschnittvignetten. Die Kapitale sind etwas bestoßen. Die Fußecke des Vorderdeckels ist etwas bestoßen. Die Fußecke des Hinterdeckels ist bestoßen. Die Fußkanten sind berieben. Die Vorder- und Kopfkanten des Einbandes sind etwas berieben. Der Einband hat einige leichte oberflächliche Fehlstellen des Überzugs. Der Vorderdeckel hat im unteren Bereich eine längliche oberflächliche Fehlstelle des Überzugs. Der Rücken ist fleckig. Die Fußkante des Vorderdeckels hat eine Druckstelle. Die Vorderkante des Vorderdeckels und die Fußkante des Hinterdeckels haben je eine leichte Druckstelle. Der Überzug hat in Rückennähe einige kleine Fehlstellen. Die Vorsätze und die bundstegnahen Teile der Spiegel sind etwas gebräunt. Die Spiegel haben je ein kleines, aufgeklebtes Papierstück. Der Hinterspiegel hat quer drei leichte Wellen. Die Tafel zwischen S. 8 und S. 9 hat in der Mitte eine kleine Fehlstelle mit einer Bräunung. Einige S. weisen einzelne Flecken auf. Die Kupferstichtafeln haben unten mit Tinte eingetragene Nummern. Eine der Kupferstichtafeln hat in der Mitte eine leichte Knickspur, in der die Druckfarbe fehlt. Gutes Exemplar. Hayn/G. II, 696 f. u. V, 41. Wegele 585. Erste Ausgabe. \" sehr guter Zustand Frauen, Ehe, Heirat, Sitten, Gebräuche, Mittelalter, Antike, Altertum, Germanen, Angelsachsen, Deutsche, Brautgeld, Aussteuer, Jura, Recht, Goten, Sprache, Begriffe

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        Voyage Around the World, in the Years DMCCXL, I, II, III, IV. Compiled from Papers and Other Materials of the Right Honourable George Lord Anson, and Published under his Direction, by Richard Walter, M.A., Chaplain of his Majesty's Ship the Centurion, in that Expedition

      London: John and Paul Knapton, 1748. 1st. Leather bound. First edition, first issue with pg 319 shown as 219. This may also be a subscriber's copy (or family of) as it has the armorial bookplate of Lancelot Holland and a Mr. Richard Holland appears in the List of Subscribers. 4to.[xxxiv], 417, [3] pp. Complete with 42 copper engraved maps, plans charts and views; List of the Subscribers; Directions to the bookbinder for placing the copperplates. Contemporary leather; 5 raised bands to spine with gilt decoration; gilt lettering on red morocco title label; all edges gilt. Professionally restored. Some scuffing to covers; corners starting; hinges reinforced; else very good. Offsetting from text on several plates; minor pencil notations inside front cover; short closed tears on 3 foldouts; some foxing to endpapers; else internally clean. A very good copy. The official account of Anson's voyage to disrupt Spanish shipping in the Pacific. "This compilation has long occupied a distinguished position as a masterpiece of descriptive travel. Anson's voyage appears to have been the most popular book of maritime adventure of the eighteenth century" (Hill). Most of the 42 detailed charts and engravings were based on drawings by Piercy Brett. (Hill, Pacific Voyages 1817; Sabin 1626).

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        Plan de la Ville de Paris et de ses Faubourgs.

      Jaillot, 1748 Corrige et Augmente 1765., Paris, - Large plan of mid-eighteenth century Paris Large engraved plan on four sheets. Large and detailed wall map of mid-eighteenth century Paris.The plan is flanked by a huge index to the plan, listing roads, public buildings, bridges, fountains, chapels, convents, monasteries, hospitals, royal palaces, and other places of note. To the upper left is an elaborate title cartouche; to the bottom corners are a map of the environs of Paris, and a map of France by Jaillot; to the upper right is a key, scale bar, and an explanation of how to use the grid to find places of interest. 1000 by 1520mm. (39.25 by 59.75 inches). Boutier 240 state D.

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        DESCRIZIONE DELLA PROVINCIA DEL MUGELLO

      BROCCHI GIUSEPPE MARIA DESCRIZIONE DELLA PROVINCIA DEL MUGELLO IN FIRENZE A.M. ALBIZZINI 1748 IN-4 LEGATURA IN PIENA PERGAMENA ORIGINALE TITOLO MS. AL DORSOSI INVIA A RICHIESTA DETTAGLIATA SCHEDA BIBLIOGRAFICA. ESEMPLARE SPROVVISTO DELLA CARTA DEL TERRITORIO LEGATURA IN PERGAEANA ORIGINALE UN PO' MACCHIATA Piena pergamena

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        Monachi, et Presbyteri Hierosolyminani Opera Omni Quaeexstant edition Novissima Veneta Two Volume Set

      Venetiis: Ghirardi, 1748. two volume set,original full vellum hardcover,volume 1. half title,title page in red and black,iv,,cxxvii,xli,1-707pp, volume 2. printed title page, i, 1-924pp,vellum discoloured,foxing to prelims of volume one,covers rubbed otherwise a very good complete and well bound usable set.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Zürcherische Ausruff-Bilder, vorstellende Diejenige Personen, welche in Zürich allerhand so wol verkäuffliche, als andere Sachen, mit der gewohnlichen Land- und Mund-Art ausruffen, in 52. sauber in Kupfer gestochenen Figuren, mit hochdeutschen Versen, von verschiedenen Einfällen, nach der uralten Reimkunst begleitet. - Erste, zweite und dritte Abtheilung (In einem Band).

      Zürich, David Herrliberger, 1748-1751. Mit 3 gest. Titeln und 156 kolorierten Sujets auf 54 gest. Tafeln (inkl. Titeln). Quer-8°, neuerer HLederband im Pp.-Schuber Barth 29986; Colas 1435; Lipperheide Ga6. Lonchamp 1464. - Schönes, komplettes Ex., mit farbfrischem Kolorit.

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        Plan de la Ville de Maestricht Avec les Attaques des François.

      Pierre de Hondt, 1748 - The French attack Maastricht Small engraved plan of Maastricht; description and key on both sides in French and Dutch; decorative cartouches on the map's foreground explaining the French attacks. The plan was engraved after an original drawing that was approved by the General of the Infantry Baron van Aylua, governor of the city.The text accounts for the French siege of April 1748. The first attack was on 9th; then on the night between 15th and 16th the outermost trench was opened, labelled A on the map. The following night the French continued with the second trench, labelled B; the night of the 17th the French were blocked, however on the last night they managed to open the last trench. The enemies opened fire on 21st at 9 o'clock in the morning and only on 3rd May the Suspension of Arms was published. The city was eventually evacuated on 10th May.Another example is held at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. 390 by 480mm. (15.25 by 19 inches).

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        The Art of making Common Salt, as now Practised in most Parts of the World; with several Improvements proposed in that Art, for the Use of the British Dominions

      - Six folding engraved plates. xxiv, 295 pp., one leaf of errata. 8vo, cont. calf, double gilt fillet round sides, spine gilt. London: C. Davis et al., 1748. First edition of Brownrigg's extensive work on the manufacture of common salt. Brownrigg (1712-1800), "engaged in a range of scientific enquiries with practical import. His illustrated 295-page book, The Art of Making Common Salt (1748), covers both processes and economics and calls on government to build and manage salt works and to regulate salt quality. An abridgement was published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society and an edition came out in the American colonies in 1776."-ODNB. Brownrigg's chemical researches in many ways paralleled those of Prietley, Cavendish, and Black and he came very near to being a chemical discoverer of the first rank. Very good copy. According to the Bowyer ledgers 500 copies were printed. ? Duveen, p. 104-"A valuable book." Partington, III, pp. 124-27. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kupferstich - Karte, v. N. Bellin, "Essay d'une Carte réduite, contenant les parties connuees du Globe Terrestre .".

      - dat. 1748, 49 x 70 Unten links die Kartusche, unten mittig eine dek. Windrose. Zeigt die Welt noch ohne die neuen Entdeckungen, d.h. ohne Darstellung von Alaska. In den späteren Ausgaben ist Alaska, aber auch die Entdeckungen an der Küste Australien eingezeichnet. - Minimal fleckig, ohne das Kartenbild zu stören. Mit alten Quer- und Längsfalten.

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        Allgemeines Lexicon der Kuenste und Wissenschaften, Oder Deutliche Beschreibung des Reichs der Natur, der Himmel und himmlischen Cörper, der Luft, der Erde, sammt den bekannten Gewächsen, der Thiere, Steine und Erzte, des Meers und der darinne lebenden Geschöpfe; Ingleichen Aller menschlichen Handlungen, Staats-Rechts-Kriegs-Policey-Haushaltungs- und Gelehrten Geschäfte, Hanthierungen und Gewerbe, samt einer Erklärung der dabey vorkommenden Kunst-Wörter und Redens-Arten

      Johann Hartung, Königsberg, Leipzig 1748 - Allgemeines Lexicon der Kuenste und Wissenschaften, Oder Deutliche Beschreibung des Reichs der Natur, der Himmel und himmlischen Cörper, der Luft, der Erde, sammt den bekannten Gewächsen, der Thiere, Steine und Erzte, des Meers und der darinne lebenden Geschöpfe; Ingleichen Aller menschlichen Handlungen, Staats-Rechts-Kriegs-Policey-Haushaltungs- und Gelehrten Geschäfte, Hanthierungen und Gewerbe, samt einer Erklärung der dabey vorkommenden Kunst-Wörter und Redens-Arten Zustand siehe Fotos [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reize rondsom de werreld, gedaan in de jaaren 1740 tot 1744.

      Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion, 1748 First edition. 4to (25 x 20 cm). (xxvi), 386, (iv) pp. Contemporary calf. Gilt spine. Illustrated with all 35 (of which 33 folding) maps, plans and plates. First Dutch edition of this famous and fortunate 18th-century expedition with extra folding map of the world not mentioned in the index. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Pianta di Roma. Disegnata da Giambattista Nolli nel 1748.

      Auf Leinen aufgezogener Plan der Stadt Rom (113 x 136 cm) in Folio-HLwd.-Mappe. Leicht verkleinerter Faksimiledruck. - Mappe mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, ansonsten guter Zustand.

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        Zürcherische Ausruff-Bilder, vorstellende Diejenige Personen, welche in Zürich allerhand so wol verkäuffliche, als andere Sachen, mit der gewohnlichen Land- und Mund-Art ausruffen, in 52. sauber in Kupfer (sic) gestochenen Figuren, mit hochdeutschen Versen, von verschiedenen Einfällen, nach der uralten Reimkunst begleitet. - Erste, zweite und dritte Abtheilung (In einem Band)..

      13 x 20 cm, 54 bl., m. 3 Titelbl., u. insgesamt 156 lithographierte und handkolorierte Abb., Interimsbroschur., Durchgehend gebrauchsspurig, fleckig. Neuausgabe (Druck bei J. J. Siegfried) der erstmals 1748-51 erschienenen Folge der Kaufrufe. Johann Ruff (1813-1886) und Johann Jakob Hofer (1828-1892) übertrugen die Kupferstichvorlagen von Herrliberger auf den Lithostein. Die Zürcherische Ausruff-Bilder wurden zwischen 1748 und 1751 von dem Schweizer Kupferstecher und Verleger David Herrliberger (1697-1777) veröffentlicht. Das dreiteilige Werk enthält insgesamt 156 handkolorierte Abbildungen Züricher Straßenhändler, die in ihrer berufstypischen Kleidung dargestellt sind. Die dazugehörigen Bildunterschriften bestehen aus dem schweizerdeutschen Ausruf sowie einem hochdeutschen Vers, der die jeweils angebotenen Waren oder Dienstleistungen beschreibt oder kommentiert. Kauffen schöni Büechlin. - Hier wagt sich einer (darff ichs sage?), die Phantasterei feil zu tragen.

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        Gedancken von Thränen und Weinen.

      EA (8) 232 S. mit gest. Titelvignette HPgt d. Zt. mit hs-Rückentitel (Einband leicht berieben, gering fleckig, Name auf Vorsatz insgesamt wohl erhalten) Medizinisch-physiologische Untersuchung des Weinens. Von größter Seltenheit! Vorgebungen: CHAPMANN, Edmund Abhandlung zur Verbesserung der Hebammen-Kunst, vornehmlich in Ansehung der Operation. Aus dem Englischen. Kopenhagen, Mumme 1748 (44) 148 S. mit 2 Kupfertafeln. Nachgebunden: M. O. Der allerneueste und leichteste Weg zu Anatomie, Darinnen ein Medicus oder Chirurgus die Section eines menschlichen Cörpers, wenn er solchen, der Kunst nach, zerlegen will, am besten erlernen kan. Lzg, Lanckischens Erben 1747 64 S.

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        Kunst Sich immer zu freuen und stets vergnügt zu seyn. Zweyter (2.) Theil

      Jena, bei Schultzen 1748. Ganzpergament mit Rückentitel, li, [v], 600 Seiten, 12 Bl. Zustand: Lagerspuren, leicht gebogen, ansonsten gutes Exemplar ohne Läsuren.

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