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        Systema Naturae Sistens Regna Tria Naturae, in Classes et Ordines Genera et Species Redacta Tabulisque Aeneis Illustrata

      Stockholmiae: Godofr. Kiesewetteri , 1748. (6) + 224 pages + (30) pages + (8) leaves of engraved plates pages in black and white each with multiple figures; Latin text; a very good copy of this scientific work by Swedish taxonimist and naturalist Carl Linnaeus [later Carl von Linné] (1707 - 1778) "...Today's international codes which govern the use of scientific names for all living organisms recognize Linnaeus as the starting point of modern taxonomy..." (Gina Douglas in the DNB); approx. 5 1/4" x 8" size; faint previous owner signature on front endpaper in a contemporary hand of early Swedish iron industrialist Johan Ludw. Robsahm (1730 - 1796); also with the bookplate of Swedish political writer and parliamentary speaker C(arl) H(enrik) Anckarsvard (1782 - 1865) and another, smaller bookplate on the same endpaper of Huon Horn, with a small rubber stamp and ink numbers at bottom of that endpaper as well, with the name of Fallnas Bib.; bound in the original polished dark brown speckled calf, spine with six raised bands, gilt foliate decorations in compartments, red leather title label gilt, marbled endpapers; some edge, tips, spine ends wear to binding, some old stains and mottling to the covers, label leather coloring faded, titles dimmed; occasional darkening, foxing to text and some corrections in a neat 18th century hand in the table of contents & text; overall, in very good condition.. Editio Sexta, Emendata et Aucta. Leather. Very Good.

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        An ESSAY On A METHODICAL ENGLISH GRAMMAR For The SWEDES. Eller forsšk till an lŠtt och tydelig engelsk grammatica fšr de Swenska

      Gštheborg:: J. G. Lange, Senior.. 1748.. 8vo: )(^8 A - T^8 V - X^4 Y - 2A^8 2B^4. 7" x 4-3/8". 1st edition. [16], 372, [4] pp. Volume concludes with one page Eratta, followed by 3 page publisher advert.. Modern period binding of full Scandavian marbled calf. Title gilt stamped to spine.. Binding - Fine. Textblock: Title leaf with edge repairs & K1 with. repaired tear [no text affected on either].. Contains an interesting 28 page section on Oddities & Rarities of 48 divers countries around the globe... "Sweden. The chief Rarities of this country ... 1. Two publick Clocks of an admirable workmanship ... Church of Upsal ... St. Laurence in Lunden ..." "Italy. To reckon up all those things in Italy that truly deserve the Epithet of Rare and Curious, would be too tedious." "China. Peculiar to this country is a short Tree with a Round Head, and very thick ..." "The Land of Negroes. Next to Sanyeng (a Village in the same Country) is a well of ten fathom depth, whose water is naturally so very sweet that in taste it comes nothing short of ordinary Sugar." "Florida." "New England. ... grows a certain Fruit termed the Butter-nut ..." "New Jersy." "Bermudas. ... many spiders ..." &c, &c. OCLC locates 14 cc, however, the title scarce in the trade, with ABPC / AmEx showing no copies at auction these past few decades. . Decorative initial capital letters. Large tailpiece, pp. 198 & 360.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Bellin, "Carte de la Province de Quan-tong ou Lyan-tong et du Royaume de Kau.Li ou Coree".

      . 1748, 26,5 x 21,5 (H). Unten links die Titelkartusche. Die Karte zeigt Korea.

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        N. 330, Caryophyllus (Carnation)

      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. 330, Caryophyllus, measures 15.75" x 9.5" and is in very good condition with light foxing and staining throughout. Commonly called Carnations, these flowers are expertly hand-colored in shades of white, pink and red, and each are labeled on the plate. Carnations hold a variety of meanings and are worn on many holidays and special occasions throughout the world.

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      1748. Very Good. [MAP - JAPAN]. [SETTSU NO KUNI MEISHO]. Kyoto, Kimura Juyodo, Kan'en Gannen [1748]. A handcolored woodblock printed map of Settsu provice, containing the area of Osaka castle, etc. 117.3 X 129.1 cm, folds into heavy paper covers of approximately 27.7 x 18.9 cm. The original title slip is gone, replaced by a handbrushed label: "Osaka no Kuni" "Carte?? Baie d'Osacca". Lovely and interesting map, found at Beans main volume, p.22, 1748.1. Condition is very good, printed on very strong and supple paper. For a detaiuled illustration, see the record at UBC's website for the Beans copy: CISOPTR=286&DMSCALE=50&DMWIDTH=600&DMHEIGHT=600&DMMODE=viewer&DMFULL=0 &DMX=75&DMY=44&DMTEXT=&DMTHUMB=1&REC=2&DMROTATE=0&x=266&y=296 Our copy has different hand-coloring. The Beans copy hand-colors the harbor, ours hand- colors the land, primarily. From the collection of Roger Keyes.

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        Systema Naturae sistens regna tria naturae, in classes et ordines genera et species redacta tabulisque aeneis illustrata. Editio sexta, emendata et aucta.

      Stockholmiae, Godofr. Kiesewetteri, 1748. 8vo (185 x 120mm). pp. (4), 224, (28) with 8 engraved plates. Recent calf (antique style), spine with red gilt lettered label, sides with gilt border. The 6th edition but in fact the 3rd original edition of the 'Systema' and the first illustrated edition. Linnaeus rewrote the text of this edition, which is about three times as large as the previous second edition. Names of animals and minerals are given in Swedish as well as Latin, and binomial nomenclature appears in embryo for the first time. Like all early original editions of the 'Systema' this is a rare item.//Provenance: Mr. Kikumaro Okano's Japanese monogram on title.//Soulsby 51.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. (&quote;Werlhof&quote;).

      Hannover, 9. April 1748.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief).. An den Genealogen, Pastor und Historiker Johann Tobias Roenick (gest. 1763) in Tilsen in der Altmark, den er - zur Zeit &quote;sehr krank am Podagra und continuirlichem Fieber&quote; - ohne Erfolg an die Förstersche Hofbuchhandlung empfohlen habe; &quote;[...] Es ist mit den Leuten nichts anzufangen. Ich danke gehorsamst für das mir communicirte schöne Gedicht und die liebe zurück gehende Specification[.] Hortensius Maurus [ein italienischer Dichter in lat. Sprache, 1632-1721] hat auch ein Gedicht auf meines sel. Vaters Todt gemachet, so hinter deßen Leichpredigt stehet, ingleichen Leibnitz [!] [...]&quote;. - Mit dem Helmstedter Juristen Johann Werlhof, Paul Gottliebs verstorbenen Vater, auf den der italienische Dichter Hortensius Maurus (1632-1721) ein Gedicht geschrieben hatte, stand seinerzeit Leibniz in brieflichem Verkehr. Im folgenden Jahr erschien Roenicks Ausgabe der &quote;Recentiorum poetarum Germanorum carmina latina&quote; mit u. a. zwei Gedichten von Werlhof in Helmstedt sowie Werlhofs &quote;Gedichte&quote; bei Förster in Hannover. - Von größter Seltenheit. - Werhof, ein Freund Albrecht von Hallers und &quote;einer der bekanntesten Ärzte seiner Zeit in Europa, der sogar aus Moskau und Rom konsultiert wurde&quote; (Wikipedia, Abfrage v. 10. V. 2008), lieferte die klassische Beschreibung der nach ihm benannten Blutfleckenkrankheit. - Aus der Sammlung Rötger mit entspr. Notizen zum Verfasser in rötlicher Tinte am oberen Rand der Recto-Seite von Bl. 1; Bl. 2 mit Siegelrest.

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        Jesus der Wahre Meßias,, aus der alten und reinen Jüdischen Theologie dargethan und erläutert. Nebst einer Vorrede von der Geschichte der Jüdischen Orthodoxie und einem dreyfachen Register.

      Leipzig : verlegts Bernhard Christoph Breitkopf 1748 - 998 Seiten, 21 Bl. sehr seltener Titel, mit schöner gestochenen Titelvignette ordentliches Exemplar, lediglich der Rücken minimal berieben Sprache: de 8°, braunes HLdr mit rotem Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reize rondsom de werreld, Gedaan in de Jaaren 1740 tot 1744, door den heere George Anson, opperbevelhebber over een esquader Engelsche schepen op een expeditie naar de Zuidzee.

      Amsterdam, Isaak Tirion, 1748. Contemporaine lederen band, rug verguld. (26), 388 p. Met 20 uitslaande prenten en 14 kaarten, waarvan 12 uitslaand. De wereldkaart die niet in de inhoud wordt genoemd, maar in sommige exemplaren aanwezig is, is in dit exemplaar niet toegevoegd. * Her en der wat vocht in de bovenmarge, maar een goed exemplaar van de eerste Nederlandse uitgave. Band professioneel gerestaureerd (Henk Linde; restauratierapport bijgevoegd).

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        The Britons and Saxons Not Converted to Popery; or the Faith of Our Ancestors Shewn to Have Been Corrupted by the Romish Church, and Restored to its Ancient Purity by the Reformed Church of England: in Two Dialogues, . Containing an Answer to .

      London : Printed By James Bettenham, For C. Davis . J. Clarke . R. Manby And H. S. Cox . And G. Hawkins . 1748 - Physical desc. : xxvi, [2], 461, [1] p. ; 8vo. Subject: Manning, Robert, 1655-1731. Church history. Great Britain - Church history. Referenced by: ESTC t127889. Anonymous. By George Smith (ESTC) . A mid 18th century annotation on the titlepage of Routh 42.D.35 supports this attribution. Very good copy in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a red Morocco gilt-blocked label; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 461 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magnae Britannia Pars Septentrionalis qua Regnum Scotiae

      Nuremburg 1748 - Size : 585x495 (mm), 23x19.5 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        An ESSAY On A METHODICAL ENGLISH GRAMMAR For The SWEDES. Eller forsšk till an lŠtt och tydelig engelsk grammatica fšr de Swenska.

      J. G. Lange, Senior., Gštheborg: 1748 - Decorative initial capital letters. Large tailpiece, pp. 198 & 360. Contains an interesting 28 page section on Oddities & Rarities of 48 divers countries around the globe. "Sweden. The chief Rarities of this country . 1. Two publick Clocks of an admirable workmanship . Church of Upsal . St. Laurence in Lunden ." "Italy. To reckon up all those things in Italy that truly deserve the Epithet of Rare and Curious, would be too tedious." "China. Peculiar to this country is a short Tree with a Round Head, and very thick ." "The Land of Negroes. Next to Sanyeng (a Village in the same Country) is a well of ten fathom depth, whose water is naturally so very sweet that in taste it comes nothing short of ordinary Sugar." "Florida." "New England. . grows a certain Fruit termed the Butter-nut ." "New Jersy." "Bermudas. . many spiders ." &c, &c. OCLC locates 14 cc, however, the title scarce in the trade, with ABPC / AmEx showing no copies at auction these past few decades. Binding - Fine. Textblock: Title leaf with edge repairs & K1 with repaired tear [no text affected on either]. Modern period binding of full Scandavian marbled calf. Title gilt stamped to spine. 8vo: )(^8 A - T^8 V - X^4 Y - 2A^8 2B^4. 7" x 4-3/8". 1st edition. [16], 372, [4] pp. Volume concludes with one page Eratta, followed by 3 page publisher advert. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Trattato della cognizione pratica delle resistenze geometricamente dimostrato ad uso d'ogni sorta d'edifizj, coll'aggiunta delle Armature di varie maniere di Coperti, Volte, ed altre cose di tal genere.

      nella Stamperia Reale,, in Torino, 1748 - In-4° (256x195mm), pp. (8), 313, legatura coeva in m. pelle e angoli con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso. Antiporta allegorica incisa su rame con edifici monumentali e strumenti dell'arte architettonica. Fregio ornamentale al titolo. Testatine e capilettera figurate incise su rame. In fine, 26 tavole ripiegate su rame di schemi e figure geometriche ed edificatorie. Restauri al dorso, alcune arrossature e fioriture interne. Bell'esemplare. Prima ed unica edizione di trattato matematico-edificatorio suddiviso in quattro parti, e dedicato alla costruzione di archi, volte, cupole, etc. La quarta parte è consacrata alle "resistenze", ai materiali necessari per la prassi edilizia, ai differenti tipi di legno impiegati in agricoltura, al modo e al periodo dell'anno in cui tagliare gli alberi atti alla fabbricazione del legname, al come produrre mattoni di qualità soddisfacente, alla scelta della sabbia e della calcina più idonee e delle fondamenta, alle istruzioni su come edificare in ogni tipo di terreno. L'opera fu ritenuta tra i migliori trattati settecenteschi di architettura pratica. "Il sig. Borra l'ha magistralmente trattata [l'arte architettonica intesa nell'accezione più strettamente pratica] in quest'opera, la quale mostra quanto fosse la di lui profondità nelle matematiche, e il suo buon gusto nell'architettura", scrive il Comolli, elogiando ampiamente il rigore del lavoro, particolarmente nella sua quarta parte, in cui " ha tralasciato l'autore, che spetti all'argomento interessante, che ha preso a trattare circa la solidità, e perpetuità degli edifizj". Il Borra (San Giorgio Canavese, 1712-Torino, 1786) si formò alla scuola del Vittone, per cui incise alcune delle tavole per le "Istruzioni elementari per l'architettura". A Roma, nel 1749, incontrò il Wood, che lo invitò ad aggregarsi come disegnatore alla spedizione archeologica in Medio Oriente che egli si accingeva ad intraprendere con il Dawkins e il Brouverie. Terminata nel 1751, la spedizione fruttò due magnifici volumi su Palmira e Baalbek, apparsi rispettivamente nel 1753 e nel 1757, per cui il Borra disegnò le bellissime tavole incise dal Foudrinier. Tornato a Torino nel 1752, vi rimase per il resto della vita, progettando numerosi edifici riecheggianti la lezione vittoniana in quella città e in altre località pedemontane, tra cui Fossano. Comolli, III, pp. 256-257. Riccardi, I, parte prima, 169: "Buona edizione". Cicognara, 887. D.B.I., XII, pp. 807-809. Manca a Fowler, Millard Collection, Berlin Katalog e a Roberts-Trent. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fables nouvelles.

      Prault, Paris 1748 - 205 pp. Frontispice, vignette de titre et bandeau d'après Eisen. 1 volumes. Reliure demi cuir à 5 nerfs, dos avec titre doré, plats à coins marbrés

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        La Grote de Marechal. Gravé d'Après le Tableau Original de Ppe. Wouvermens de dix neuf pouces de large sur vingt trois pouces de haut

      Moyreau, Paris 1748 - A fine composition, showing life on the road in the Flemish low countries: two travellers wait outside a farrier's shop. One of their horses had thrown a shoe and the farrier prepares the hoof whilst his assistant runs out from the shop with a new shoe clasped in a pair of iron tongs. Meanwhile life continues round about. The title notes that the original painting was 23 inches high by 19 wide. 'Dutch painter and draughtsman. [Philips Wouwerman]. was the eldest son of the painter Paulus [Pauwels] Joostens Wouwerman of Alkmaar (d 28 Sept 1642), whose two other sons, Pieter Wouwerman and Johannes Wouwerman, also became painters. Philips probably received his first painting lessons from his father, none of whose work has been identified. According to Cornelis de Bie, Wouwerman was next apprenticed to Frans Hals, although no trace of Hals's influence is discernible in Wouwerman's work. Wouwerman is also reputed to have spent several weeks in 1638 or 1639 working in Hamburg in the studio of the German history painter Evert Decker (d. 1647). While in Hamburg, he married Annetje Pietersz. van Broeckhof. On 4 September 1640 Wouwerman joined the Guild of St Luke in Haarlem, in which in 1646 he held the office of vinder (agent or finder). Given the many southern elements in his landscapes, it has repeatedly been suggested that Wouwerman must have travelled to France or Italy, but there is no documentary evidence that he left his native Haarlem for more than short periods. During his lifetime he must have attained a certain degree of prosperity, as demonstrated by the relatively large sums inherited by each of his seven children after his wife's death in 1670. Engraving, coloured by hand, by J. Moyreau.

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        An Exhortation to the Inhabitants of the Province of South-Carolina, to bring their Deeds to the Light of Christ, in their own Consciences . . . In which is inserted, Some Account of the Author's Experience in the Important Business of Religion

      Printed by Samuel Farley. First English edition, preceded by the American edition of 1748 that was printed by Benjamin Franklin.. Title-page rehinged at the gutter; some light soiling and wear; very good copy.. Sabin 33780; cf. Miller, Franklin's Philadelphia Printing, 445. 8vo, modern brown quarter morocco, brown paper boards, gilt lettering. An appeal for repentance and reformation by the interesting Quaker Minister Sophia Hume (1702-1774), who was born and bred in luxury in Charleston, South Carolina, but cast off her material lifestyle and converted to the Quaker view in 1740.

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        Sicilia Antiqua quae et Sicania et Trinacria dicta.

      London 1748 - An inset map of Syracuse is in the upper left., Size : 420x555 (mm), 16.5x21.875 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Den aabenmundede, comoedie udi een act. Oversat af fransk.

      1748 - Copenhagen, 1748. 8:o. (43) pp. Nice marbled paper boards title in gilt lettres on front board. Sprinkled edges. Slight foxing.Bibliotheca danica IV:413. Probably a (Danish) translation of "L'indiscret" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - In 4to (cm 23); brossura moderna; pp. VIII. Ottima copia marginosa. RARA PLACCHETTA, firmata infine con le iniziali A.N., che descrive il corretto funzionamento ed alcuni mirabolanti effetti sulle piante e sull'uomo della macchina elettrica dell'Abb‚ Nollet. Catalogo unico, IT\ICCU\UBOE\002395 (2 copie censite).

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        Constitutiones Synodales Diocesis urgellensis ad illustrissimo, et reverendissimo Fr. Sebastiano de Victoria et Emparán. Ordinis divi Hieronymy, Epicopo Urgellenti, Vallium Andorrae Supremo Principe Regioque Consiliario. In Diocesana Synodo Urgellensi die, 10 Novembris anno 1747

      Joannis Piferrer, Barcinone 1748 - 4º, frontis con grabado, (36) hojas, 456 p. Buen papel. Encuadernación del s. XVIII en plena piel, lomo cuajado con dorados, planos bellamente decorados con motivos vegetales, rodeando una bonita composición floral central. Rueda dorada en los cantos. Cortes dorados. Cierres metálicos. Ex-libris. Magnífico ejemplar, muy bien impreso en buen papel, lujosamente encuadernado con notables y ricas ornamentaciones en oro. Contiene el conjunto de disposiciones sinodales, fruto de las deliberaciones del Sínodo diocesano de Urgell, celebrado el 10 de noviembre de 1747, con la presencia del Obispo de Urgel, Conciliario Real y Príncipe Supremo del Valle de Andorra, Fr. Sebastiano de Victoria y Emparán Loyola, obispo urgellense desde 1747 a 1756. (Palau, 90333). Andorra. Historia eclesiástica. Gerona. Lérida. Church history. Lerida.

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      Amsterdam: Chez L'honoré & Fils, Libraires,. 1748. Octavo, two volumes in one: pp. [1-10] i-lxix [lxx] [1-8] [1] 2-208 [209-210] [211: errata] [212: blank]; [1-2] [1] 2-231 [232: bank] [note: pages 113-120 of volume one were not printed; see errata],. contemporary full calf, spine panel richly ruled and tooled in gold, leather title piece, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers.. Light wear at crown of spine panel and upper corner tips, rubbing to. lower corner tips and along outer joints, a very good copy with fine. interior. A nice copy overall. (#95393). First edition. The posthumously published TELLIAMED, the main work of Benoit de Maillet (1656-1738), a well-traveled French diplomat and natural historian, is primarily a geological treatise. Presented as the theories of an Indian mystic encountered by a French missionary during an imaginary voyage to India, Maillet's work, based on his extensive travels throughout Egypt and other Mediterranean countries, attempts to relate man to geology and geology to the universe within the context of Cartesian logic. His theories are said to have influenced Diderot and Darwin. Cioranescu 41376. Sabin 43891.

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        Anfiteatro di Pola Istri vicino al mare.

      Rome - John Wilton-Ely 127The watermark that is present is a fleur-de-lis but precisely which one is unknown due to the weak impression. This print is from the series "Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali ed altri monumenti inalzati da Romani parte de quali se veffono in Roma e parte per L'Italia"This group of views, first published in 1748 as the Antichita Romane de' Tempi della Repubblica e de' primi Imperatori, was issued in several editions during Piranesi's lifetime. At a date sometime after 1761 the title was altered to Alcune Vedute di Archi Trionfali. . ., by which the work is general. The change of the title probably occurred towards the end of the artist's life since his son Francesco, added the view of the Temple of Minerva Medica to the series at the time of the change." (John Wilton-Ely pg 144)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visi

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      Chez J. Neaulme. La Haya, 1748 - . Marca tipográfica en la portada y cabecera, dibujadas por Delamonce y grabadas por Pariset, y frontis grabado por C. Mathey. 335 pág. 17 cm. FRBNF36587774. [Sigue:] GAZON-DOURXIGNE , Se bastien-Marie-Mathurin. ESSAI HISTORIQUE ET PHILOSOPHIQUE SUR LES PRINCIPAUX RIDICULES DES DIFFE RENTES NATIONS. Chez Rey. Amsterdam, 1766. 17 cm. [4] 152 – 80 pág. [Poesies.] Dos obras enc. en un vol. en plena piel de época, nervios, lomera cuajada, cortes jaspeados. Papel algo oscurecido. * Probablemente el pie de imprenta de Lettres Philosophiques. sea falso. En el prólogo el editor nos indica que el autor desea ocultar su nombre, pero con el mismo título y el mismo impresor, existe una edición de 1746 de Jacques Pernetti. La segunda obra que contiene, aunque en el prólogo niega que sea un misántropo, es una critica a lo que considera "les extravagances" de la especie humana. Así pues, describe los siguientes pueblos: egipcios, judíos, griegos, romanos, mahometanos, de las Indias Orientales, americanos, africanos, chinos, italianos, españoles, alemanes, rusos, ingleses y franceses. Las poesías que contiene en la segunda parte d’Essai philosophique. son traducciones de poemas de las Heroidas de Ovidio y otros de autor anónimo de tema amoroso. Filosofia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dvcatvvm Livoniae et Cvrlandiae

      Nuremberg 1748 - Size : 490x580 (mm), 19.25x22.875 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Frances, Duchess of Suffolk and her Husband, Adrian Stokes

      1748. 1748 - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 57 x 48 cm. (22½ x 19 inches). Fine condition. Handsome portrait of Frances Brandon with her second husband, Adrian Stokes, a steward fifteen years her junior, whom she married three weeks after the execution of her first husband, Henry Grey. She was the daughter of Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, and mother of Lady Jane Grey, the nine day queen. Title along lower edge. This engraving is based on a painting, then in the possession of Horace Walpole.

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        Vida del Venerable Siervo de Dios Fray Francisco de Possadas, del Sagrado Orden de Predicadores, hijo del Convento de Scala-Coeli, extramuros de la Ciudad de Córdoba

      Madrid, en la Oficina de Antonio Marín, 1748. Folio; 10 hs., 662 pp. Encuadernación de la época en pergamino. La vida del Bienaventurado Francisco de Posadas (1644-1713) beatificado en 1818, está plagada de hechos singulares que llenan la escena cordobesa del Siglo XVII. Salvo una corta estancia como predicador de los mineros de Almadén, su dedicación se centró en la atención de las almas y la beneficencia. Como escritor se le debe, entre otras, una obra intitulada «El Triunfo de la Castidad contra los Errores de Molinos», y como guardián de la moral no cabe olvidar su decisoria actuación para que fuese prohibida la representación de Comedias por el Ayuntamiento de Córdoba.

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        De Situ Orbis

      nbsp; Samuel Luchtmans 1748 - An extremely scarce copy of A. Gronovius's 1748 edition of this ancient geographical text. With engraved frontispiece andone folding map (collated complete). Withseveral illustrations in the text throughout, decorative tail pieces and capitals. With full notes by Hermolai Barbari, Petri Joannis Oliverii, Fredenandi Nonii Pintiani, Petri Ciacconii, Andreae Schotti, Isaaci Vossii, et Jacobi Gronovii. Added to Teri Joannis Nunnesii and Jacobi Perizonii. Care of Abrahamo Gronovio. Some Greek text included. Pomponius Mela, who wrote around AD 43, was the earliest Roman geographer. He was born in Tingentera (Algeciras) and died c. AD 45. His short work (De situ orbis libri III. ) occupies less than one hundred pages of ordinary print. It is laconic in style and deficient in method, but of pure Latinity, and occasionally relieved by pleasing word-pictures. Except for the geographical parts of Pliny's Historia naturalis (where Mela is cited as an important authority) the De situ orbis is the only formal treatise on the subject in Classical Latin. The general views of the De situ orbis mainly agree with those current among Greek writers from Eratosthenes to Strabo; the latter was probably unknown to Mela. But Pomponius is unique among ancient geographers in that, after dividing the earth into five zones, of which two only were habitable, he asserts the existence of antichthones, inhabiting the southern temperate zone inaccessible to the folk of the northern temperate regions from the unbearable heat of the intervening torrid belt. On the divisions and boundaries of Europe, Asia and Africa, he repeats Eratosthenes; like all classical geographers from Alexander the Great (except Ptolemy) he regards the Caspian Sea as an inlet of the Northern Ocean, corresponding to the Persian and Arabian (Red Sea) gulfs on the south. The first edition of Mela was published at Milan in 1471; the first good edition was by Vadianus (Basel, 1522), superseded by those of Voss (1658), J Gronovius (1685 and 1696), A Gronovius (1722 and 1728), and Tzschucke (18061807), in seven parts (Leipzig; the most elaborate of all); G Paithey's (Berlin, 1867), gives the best text. Condition: In a decorative vellum binding with gilt illustration. Externally sound although rubbed with marks. Institutional markings to spine. Internally, firmly bound. Bright with light scattered spotting, dusting to the textblock edge affecting the margins. Monastic library bookplate to front pastedown and ink stamp to front free-endpaper. Small copperplate signature to front free-endpaper. Frontispiece has been repaired but has a small closed tear. Overall: VERY GOOD [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Statvs Ecclesiastici nec non Magni Dvcatvs Toscanae Nova Tabvla Geographica secndum principia legitimae Delineationis descripta a Tob. Majero, Societ. Geogr. Sodati curantibus Homannianis Heredibus

      Nuremberg 1748 - Size : 496x570 (mm), 19.5x22.375 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Reizen langs de westkust van Afrika, van Kaap Blanko tot Sierra Leona: vervattende de Engelse bezittingen, en koophandel, op de riviere Gambra, met de aardrykskundige- en natuurkundige historie der nabuurige landen. - Reizen naar Guinee en Benin, vervattende de kust van Sierra-Leona, tot aan Kaap Gonsalvo.

      - 's Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt, 1748.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary half calf, spines gilt in compartments (top of spines rep.). With title-pages printed in red and black, 12 engraved maps (6 folding) and 43 engraved plates (13 folding) by J. van Schley. 435,(5); (4),532,(6) pp.* Enlarged and improved Dutch edition of the French series edited by Prevost: Historische beschryving der reizen, volume IV-V. Detailed description of West-Africa with accounts of the English and Dutch possessions on the coasts. With fine engravings. - (Some minor foxing).Tiele 103; Cat. NHSM I, p.108. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        British Monarchy: or, a New Chorographical Description Of all the Dominions Subject to the King of Great Britain. Comprehending the British Isles, The Electoral States, The American Colonies, The African & Indian Settlements

      London: George Bickham. Very Good. 1748. Modern Full Brown Morocco in the 18th c. Style. [5]: frontispiece of Britannia enthroned, engraved Title of 1748, engraved list of Subscribers, Contents; followed by leaves 1 (engraved Title of 1743 ) -190: Folding map of the King's Dominions in Europe, Africa, and America follows plate 7; A folding Table of Several Particulars... follows plate 161. Pagination then skips from 161 to 164 without loss of text (perhaps counting the folding plate as 162 & 163). Rebound in eighteenth century style full lozenge blind ruled calf; five raised bands; green morocco title label. ; Engraving; Folio .

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        De uxore theodisca. Von der teutschen Frau. Insbesondere I. De virginum praegustatoribus. Abhandlung von dem Vorrechte der vollen Geburth vor der halben in Erbschafts-Fällen,mit den dabei gemachten Einwürfen in 3 Theile verth.

      Göttingen Leipzig Lübeck. Bey Johann Wilhelm Schmidt in Verl.Jonas Schmidten, 1748. - 4 in 1, 8°. 20,4 x 17,1 cm. über 450 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. der Einband minimal fleckig, das Titelblatt des ersten Titels fachgerecht verstärkt, schönes, sauberes Exemplar, Sammelband mit Rückentitel " Tractate von Erbschaftsfällen" mit 4 gestochen Tafeln und einer Gefalteten, (6) 212 ,60 ,256 (20) Seiten. auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenschild, Hardcover in Pergament, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Malmantile racquistato di Perlone Zipoli colle note di Puccio Lamoni e d'altri. al CHIARISSIMO PADRE D. GIANPIETRO BERGANTINI CHERICO REGOLARE.

      Nella Stamperia di Stefano Orlandini, Venezia 1748 - Due volumi in 4° ( 29x21); pagine (16) + XXXXVIII + 412 (2) ; (6) + 419 - 860 . Esemplare in barbe con legatura cartonata coeva alla rustica in perfette condizioni. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con bella Marca Tipografica rappresentante "bambino che gioca" . Tre ritratti calcografici, due dei quali rapresentano Lorenzo Lippi, l'altro Paolo Minucci. N. 2 Tavole rappresentanti il "Malmantile raquistato" una per ciascun volume, iniziali, finalini e frontalini incisi impreziosiscono l'intera opera. La presente opera è accresciuta rispetto le precedenti edizioni della vita dell'autore scritta da Filippo Baldinucci, di notizie storiche e letterarie su Paolo Minucci, primo commentatore dell'opera, e di un nutrito corpo di note di Anton Maria Biscioni e Anton Maria Salvini. (Perlone Zipoli è l'anagramma di Lorenzo Lippi - Puccio Lamoni è l'anagramma di Paolo Minucci)

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        Les Principes de la Morale et du Gout. Traduits de l'Anglois de M. Pope Par M. du Resnel . Nouvelle edition, Augmentee de la Boucle de Cheveux Enlevee, Poeme Heroi-Comique. [And] Examen de l'Essay de M.Pope sur l'Homme, Par M. de Crousaz.

      A Paris Chez Briasson. 1748 - 2 volumes in 1. 12mo, 162 x 88 mms., pp. [viii], lvi, [4], 296, 168, contemporary calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments, morocco label; top of spine chipped. With the name "Daureillan" in a contemporary hand on the title-page. Contained in a late 18th or an early 19th century pull-off case (or slipcase) of sheepskin, 173 x 115 mms., gilt border on back and front of case, and within a gilt lozenge the name "Maria Miccioni," spine gilt. An attractive item. These translations of Pope's Essay on Man, Essay on Criticism, and The Rape of the Lock seem to proliferate exponentially after about 1727, when du Resnel's translations were published [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gründliche Einleitung in die Chirurgie, oder kurze Anweisung, alle Krankheiten so denen Chirurgis vorkommen, theils mit innerlichen und äusserlichen Medicamenten theils durch Operationen zu curiren. Zwey Theile mit Kupfertafeln und einem Anhange einiger zusammengesetzten Arzneymittel.

      Verlag Caspar Fritschens Witwe,, Leipzig, 1748 - Leipzig, Verlag Caspar Fritschens Witwe, 1748-1749. 8°. 9 n.n. Bl., 647 S., 3 n.n. Bl.; 528 S., 11 n.n. Bl. Register. Mit 6 mehrfach gefalteten Tafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. Blake 355. - Hirsch-H IV, 627. - HOH 824 (für lateinische Ausgabe). - Erste deutsche Ausgabe nach dem Tode des Verfassers, herausgegeben und aus dem Lateinischen übersetzt von Johann Benjamin Böhmer. Platner (1694-1747) war 1724 Professor in Leipzig. In seinem Hauptwerk beschreibt er als einer der Ersten die Tuberkulose. Die Tafeln mit orthopädischen Geräten. - Stellenweise gebräunt und fleckig. Eine Tafel angesengt, mit kleiner Fehlstelle im Bild. Einband fleckig. Sprache: Deutsch Pergamentband der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückentitel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Systema naturae [.]. Editio sexta, emendate et aucta.

      IMPENSIS GODOFR. KIESEWETTER I, STOCKHOLMIAE 1748 - [4]-224-[28] pp., complet des 8 planches en facsimilé à la fin de l'ouvrage. Célèbre ouvrage du botaniste suédois qui fut considérablement augmentée au fil des ans (édition originale : Leiden, 1735). # Pritzel 5404; # pas dans Nissen, BBI. 1 volumes. Quelques ff brunis, taches brunes sur le plat inférieur, petite tache noire au dos. Bon état. Reliure de l'époque : plein vélin à couture apparente, dos lisse.

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        (World Map from Keur bible): Wereldkaart

      Dordrecht: Keur, 1748. Very good double hemisphere world map from a Keur bible, b&w as issued. The engraver/designer for this map was J. v. Jagen (sculps. et dir.; engraved on lower central edge of plate just inside neatline). Folds as issued. Two smaller spheres upper (Polus Arcticus) and lower (Polus Antarcticus) center. The majority of place names and verso text are in Dtuch. The decorative allegorical surrounds are quite nice. The map image measures 30 x 45 cm, with the diameter of each hemisphere measuring 22 cm. The Keur family were active bible publishers from the mid 17th to mid 18th centuries. This particular map corresponds to variant K III, entry 137, p. 205 in Poortman and Augusteijn's "Kaarten in Bijbels..." The map date is approximate. There is no recto title banner for this issue.. Very Good. Map.

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        Les Modes de Zurich - Les Crieurs de Zurich - Basslerische Ausruff-Bilder

      Chez David Herrliberger 1748-1759 - In-folio, demi-vélin ivoire, dos lisse orné du titre doré et d'un petit fleuron (reliure postérieure), 33 ff RECUEIL RARISSIME regroupant TROIS SERIES COMPLETES de gravures ravissantes réalisées par l'illustrateur zurichois David Herrliberger (1697-1777): - "Les Modes de Zurich ou représentation exacte des principales espèces d'habillements, qui sont en usage dans la ville". 6 ff. ornés de 52 gravures en noir avec les "explications en alleman et en français". - "Les Crieurs de Zurich". 18 ff. ornés de 156 gravures en noir "qui représentent les divers personnages qui apportent des vivres & autres marchandises dans la ville de Zurich". Le premier tirage de 52 gravures (1748) fut écoulé en l'espace de trois semaines; un second tirage fut publié la même année. 52 nouvelles gravures furent ensuite publiées en 1749 puis en 1752. Dans notre exemplaire, les légendes sont en allemand, le texte français figure sur 3 ff. - "Basslerische Aussruff-Bilder, vorstellende Diejenige Personen, welche in Basel allerhand so wol verkäuffliche, als andere Sachen, mit der gewohnlichen Land- und Mund-Art ausruffen. 6 ff. ornés de 52 gravures en noir, légendes en allemand uniquement Au total, 260 GRAVURES de 8 x 5,2 cm Lonchamp 1464 David Herrliberger est également connu pour ses ouvrages sur la topographie helvétique et les cérémonies religieuses. Rousseurs, surtout présentes dans les premières pages, sinon essentiellement marginales

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        L'asiatique tolérant. Traité à l'usage de Zéokinizul roi des Kofirans, surnommé Le Chéri. Ouvrage traduit de l'arabe du voyageur Bekrinoll par Mr de ***** J'excuse les erreurs et non les cruautés.

      chez Durand 1748 - - chez Durand, A Paris L'an 24 du traducteur [1748], in 12, XXVIII, 145pp. (1) (10)., Un Vol. relié. - Rare Edition originale de cet ouvrage à clefs (catalogue des clefs en fin d'ouvrage) imprimé par Marc-Michel Rey à Amsterdam. Cartonnage brun moucheté fin XVIII° ou début XIX°. « Cet ouvrage a été attribué à Crébillon fils, dont on retrouve l'anagramme dans le nom du prétendu voyageur » ,Quérard II, 454. mais il lui a été attribué par erreur, Crébillon étant l'auteur des amours de Zéonizikul, roi des Kofirans, satire des relations entre Louis XV et Mme de Pompadour, cette suite a en fait été écrite par M de la Baumelle (1726-1773 Laurent Angliviel de la), Barbier I, 305. XXVIII, 145pp. (1) (10). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Magni Hippocratis Coi, Opuscula Aphoristica semeiotico-therapeutica VIII. Una cum Jurejurando, Græce et Latine ex interpretatione A. Foesii, aliorumque . exarata. Beigebunden: Speculum Hippocraticum, notas et praesagia morborum, nec non varia medendi praecepta / ex magni Hippocratis Coi monumentis, . in usum sacrae gentis Asclepiadae concinnatum.

      Basilea, Joh. Jacobi Episcopi (beide), 1748/1747 - 8°, Titelkupfer, 25 Bl., 448 S., 10 Bl.; 300 S., Ldr. d. Zeit, goldgeprägt., Etwas berieben, einge S. gebräunt, schönes Exemplar Zweispaltige Ausgabe. Ubersetzung aus dem Griechischen ins Lateinische von Lucas Verhoofd. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Apparatus historico criticus antiquitatum sacri codicis et gentis Hebraeae. Uberrimis annotationibus in Thomae Goodwini Mosen et Aaronem subministravit Ioh. Gottlob Carpzov.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1748. - X, (6), 164, (2), 820, (66) SS. Mit gest. Portraitfrontispiz (C. G. Geve pinx., J. M. Bernigeroth sc.) und gest. Vignette am rot-schwarz gedruckten Titel. Marmorierter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Gr.-4to. Erste Ausgabe. "Reichhaltiger Thesaurus hebräischer Antiquitäten, in welchem er Goodwin's Forschung (Moses et Aaron 1662) erläuterte und vermehrte [.] Carpzov nimmt innerhalb der Geschichte der biblischen Kritik eine hervorragende Stellung ein" (ADB). - Einband gering berieben; unbedeutende Wurmspuren an Rücken und im Bug der ersten Bll. Gutes, kaum fleckiges Exemplar. Fürst I, 146. Meusel II, 41. ADB IV, 25. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New and Exact Plan of the Cities of London & Westminster and the Borough of Southwark. With all ye Additional New Buildings to ye Present Year sss. Note The Line Mark't Thus [symbol] (In Ye Map) Encompasses Ye City Of London &.c As It Was In Q. Elizabeth's Reign By Which The Vast Increase Of Ye Buildings Since That Time May Be Nearly Estimated.

      Printed And Sold By John Bowles At The Black Horse In Cornhill 1748 - Large engraved plan on two sheets joined, original hand-colour in outline. Dimensions: 640 by 990mm (25.25 by 39 inches). State 4: with the imprint of John Bowles substituted. 'Westminster Bridge' is marked in vignette side view, with 'London Bridge' re-engraved in vertical view to match. This state not recorded in Howgego: Printed Maps Of London, but cf. 71, intermediate between (2) & (3).

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        Histoire des Sarrasins, contenant leurs premieres conquetes, & ce qu'ils ont fait de plus remarquable sous les onze premiers khalifes ou successeurs de Mahomet. Traduit de l'anglois de Simon Ockley - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      A Paris : chez Nyon fils 1748 - Other title; Conquest of Syria, Persia and Egypt by the Saracens, French. Physical description; 2 v ; 12mo. Notes; Translated by Augustin Francois Jault. Other names Jault, Auguste Francois, 1700-1757. Provenance; From the library of Mr. de la Bruere with his name blocked in gilt to both front panels. Full, contemporary tree calf, good. Front hinges starting with generalized wear to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains an uncommonly good example overall; tight, clean and strong. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des Sarrasins, contenant. Leurs premieres conquêtes, & ce qu’ils ont fait de plus remarquable sous les onze premiers Khalifes ou Successeurs de Mahomet. Traduit De l’Anglais [par Auguste-Fr. Jault] de Simon Ockley, Professeur en Langue Arabe dans l’Université de Cambrige.

      Paris, Nyon, 1748 - 2 vol. in-12° ; (2)-CVIII-505 pp./XXXVI-484 pp-(1), plein veau marbré, triple filet or d’encad. sur les plats, dos joliment orné, tranches rouges, édition originale de la trad. française, rel. de l’époque, très bel exemplaire. « Ouvrage estimé. » (Brunet IV, 155). Blackmer II, 236. Cox I, 220. Gay, 98. Édition originale de la traduction française.Very nice set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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