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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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        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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        Le Livre Jaune contenant quelques conversations sur les Logomachies, c'est-à-dire sur les Disputes de mots, abus de termes, contradictions, double entente, faux sens, que l'on employe dans les Discours, et dans les Ecrits.

      A Bâle, 1748. - in-8. 12ff. 184pp. Demi-veau, dos à nerfs orné (reliure du 19e siècle, quelques défauts). Edition Originale très rare, tirée sur papier jaune à quelques exemplaires seulement (trente ou cinquante selon les sources), de cet ouvrage curieux distribué par l'auteur à ses amis. Malgré l'attribution persistante qui en fut faite par les bibliographes au collectionneur et numismate Claude Gros de Boze, il semble plutôt être l'œuvre du naturaliste et médecin Gilles Augustin Bazin (1681-1754). "Bazin était un esprit véritablement encyclopédique. II a laissé des observations minutieuses dans les domaines scientifiques les plus divers, consignées dans l'abondante correspondance adressée a Réaumur, et dispersées aussi travers des publications imprimées. Celles-ci, en nombre relativement restreint, portent plus particulierement sur l'histoire naturelle des insectes et surtout celle des abeilles" (Klein). Ces dialogues sur les questions philosophiques du temps, qui constituent apparemment le seul ouvrage philosophique de l'auteur, sont notamment précédés par d'intéressantes considérations sur le confort de lecture des papiers colorés dont Bazin proposait de généraliser l'usage. "On sentira plus facilement par cette Epreuve, l'effet et les avantages que l'on en peut attendre. Le bien du Commerce concourt encore à rendre ma proposition intéressante. Le papier de Hollande est plus blanc que le nôtre ( ). Si donc on imprimait dorénavant sur du papier coloré, en renonceant à la blancheur, on pourroit se passer de celui de l'étranger et nos manufactures s'en trouveroient mieux". Quelques salissures, reliure un peu manipulée, mais bon exemplaire. Sur Bazin voir Marc Klein, "Le 'Traité sur l'Acier d'Alsace' de Gilles-Augustin Bazin" (in: "Revue d'Histoire des Sciences, vol. 20, 1967). Mayeul Chaudon, Dictionnaire Universel, I, p.245: "imprimé à trente exemplaires seulement sur papier végétal". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Publicatie. De Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden . doen te weeten . goedgevonden hebben het octroy voor deesen aan de Oostindische Compagnie deeser landen verleent/ en te meermaalen gecontinueert/ wederom te continueeren/ en te prolongeeren/ voor den tijd van twintig jaaren .

      - 's Gravenhage, Jacobus Scheltus, 1748. Broadside with woodcut coat of arms of the Republic. Ca. 41 x 30 cm.* Official announcement by the States General of the eighth extension of the charter of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) for a period of twenty years, from January I, 1755, to December 31, 1774. The announcement is dated September 19, 1748. - A nice copy.Landwehr, VOC, 21.

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        LES LOIX DES BATIMENS, SUIVANT LA COUTUME DE PARIS, Traitant de ce qui concerne les Servitudes réelles, les Rapports des Jurés-Experts, les Réparations Locatives, Douairières, Usufruitières, Bénéficiales, &c.

      - Paris, 1748. 12x20 cm. Ouvrage en 2 parties reliées en un fort volume : Préface + Table + 437 pages + 204 pages + Table. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau moucheté. Dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons dorés. Titre sur pièce de maroquin bordeaux. Dos et coins frottés. Petits manques sur les coiffes, sinon ouvrage solide et de bonne tenue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        English Liberty in Some Cases Worse than French Slavery, Exemplified

      1748. English Taxation: Worse Than French Slavery? [Philalethes]. English Liberty in Some Cases Worse than French Slavery: Exemplified by Animadversions Upon the Tyrannical and Anti-Constitutional Power of the Justices of the Peace, Commissioners of Excise, Customs, And Land-Tax, &c. Containing a Particular Relation of the Barbarous and Oppressive Methods Made Use of in Raising the Land-Tax of This Kingdom, Compared with an Historical Narrative of the More Mild, And Equitable Measures Pursued in Raising the Taxes, Call'd the Taille and Taillon, The Most Oppressive in France. In a Letter Address'd to the Serious Consideration of the Lesser Freeholders and Electors of Great-Britain. London: Printed for M. Cooper, 1748. [iv], 96 pp. Octavo (8" x 4-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into contemporary three-quarter sheep over marbled boards. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, light rubbing to boards, front hinge starting. Light toning to text, light soiling to title page, internally clean. A nice copy. * Only edition. The essay is signed "Philalethes," and is catalogued under that name in Kress and Goldsmiths. Dedicated, significantly, to Great Britain's "lesser Freeholders and Electors," it compares the tax burden imposed "arbitrarily" on English citizens with that of other, supposedly less democratic, European countries. OCLC locates 1 copy in a North American law library (Harvard). Catalogue of the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature 8351. The Kress Library of Business and Economics 4922. English Short-Title Catalogue T103148.

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        Tractatus anatomico physiologicus de uqinto pare nervorum cerebri.

      Abraham Vandenhoeck,, Göttingen, 1748 - Göttingen, Abraham Vandenhoeck, 1748. 4°. 4 n.n. Bl., VI S., 136 S., 1 n.n. Bl. Mit 3 gestochenen, gefalteten Tafeln. Halbleinwandband um 1850 mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung. Wellcome IV, 98. - Garrison-M. 1249. (dort mit abweichendem Titel: Dissertatione.). - Waller 6408. - Hirsch-H. IV, 444. - HOH 958. - Erste Ausgabe. - Meckels Dissertation mit "der nach ihm benannten schönen Entdeckung" der Nervenknoten: des Ganglions sphenopalatinum und des submandibularen Ganglion. "He also made important studies of the nerve supply of the face and the terminal visceral branches of the veins and lymphatics." (HOH). - Das letzte Blatt mit einer Widmung vonr Albrecht von Haller an Meckel. - Unser Exemplar, gegenüber allen Bibliographien mit 3 (statt 2) gestochenen Tafeln. Hier mit einer Tafel gestochen von G.D. Heumann nach J.P. Kaltenhofer, der gleichen Tafel als Umrissradierung sowie einer weiteren Umrissradierung. - Titel mit Knitterfalte und zusammen mit den ersten Blätter stärker stockfleckig. Eine Tafel mit alt hinterlegtem Einriss. - Selten. Sprache: N Halbleinwandband um 1850 mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        DESCRIPTION DE LA GUINEE.

      . Livre neuvieme de Historie Generales des Voyages, ou nouvelle Collection de toutes les Relations de Voyages par mer et par Terre...Les figures & les cartes ont ete gravees par & sous la direction de J. van der Schley, eleve distingue du celebre Picart le Romain. Cinquieme partie. + La Description des Cotes, depuis Rio da Volta jusqu'au Cap Lope Consalvo. Livre dixieme de Histoire Generales des Voyages. La Haye: Pierre de Hondt 1748. Med i alt 42 kort og tavler, mange foldede, visende dyr, stammefolk, musikinstrumenter m.m. 4to. 484 + [2] s. Indb. i et samt. hellaederbd. med forgyldt ryg.<br>With all in all 42 maps and plates, many folding, showing animals, tribes, musical instruments etc. Bound in one contp. full leather binding with gilt spine..

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        Bd. 02. Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen ..,.

      Lpz., Arkstee & Merkus, 1748.. 30 Bll., 520 SS., 20 Bll. und 41( teilw. mehrf. gefalt.) Tafeln, gr.- 8°. GLdr.- Bd. d. Zt. m. Rvg. ( st. ber., besch. u. best.). Cox 1,32; Engelmann 107. - Von Schwabe u.a. besorgte Übersetzung der großen Reisesammlung des Abbe Prevost. Der vorliegende Bd. 2 behandelt Afrika sowie die Kanarische Inseln mit folgenden Grafiken: Karte der Kanarischen Inseln, Karte von Teneriffa, Teneriffa und Gomera, Begräbnishöhle der Guanchen; Karte von Madeira und Porto Santo, Funchal, Karte von den Eylanden des grünen Vorgebirges ( St. Nicholas, Fuego, Sal, Bonavista, Mayo, Jago, St. Antonio), Elfenbeinküste, Sierra Leone und Senegal und vieles mehr komplettieren diesen interessanten Einzelband. - Mit einem schönen Exlibris von Bernigeroth von 1762.

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        Mémoires de l'Académie des Colporteurs

      - Paris, de l'imprimerie ordinaire de l'Académie, 1748. In-12, VIII-319-(1) p., plein veau lisse moucheté, dos orné, double filet sur les plats, frontispice et 8 planches hors-texte (une rognée) (petit manque à la coiffe inférieure). Ex-libris (M. de Gourgue). Edition originale de cette ?uvre badine de Caylus négligée par Uzanne, "qui, sous prétexte de filer les marchands de livres interdits, égrèn[e] les historiettes dans une veine délicieusement vibrante, et parfois bien rabelaisienne" (E. Dussert, Une forêt cachée, p.33). * Barbier, III, 197. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        The eight volumes of letters writ by a Turkish spy, who liv'd five and forty years undiscover'd at Paris: giving an impartial account to the divan at Constantinople, of the most remarkable transactions of Europe: and discovering several intrigues and secrets of the Christian courts (especially of that of France) continued from the year 1637, to the year 1682. Written originally in Arabick. Translated into Italian, from thence into English. And now published with a large historical preface and index to illustrate the whole. By the translator of the first volume.

      printed by A. Wilde for G. Strahan [et al.], London 1748 - 8 volumes, 12mo, engraved frontispiece in vol. 1 of Mahmut, the Turkish Spy; title-pp. of vols. 2-8 state "twelfth edition;" early ownership signature in vol. 1 of Elizabeth Jackson; full contemporary calf, red morocco labels on spine (3 missing); all joints either cracked or starting, cords holding, spine ends slightly chipped; a good set, generally sound. Translated by Daniel Saltmarsh. Boswell cites Johnson in the Life: "There are two subjects of curiosity - the Christian world and the Mahometan world." When Boswell asked if the Turkish Spy was a genuine book, Johnson replied: "No, sir. Mrs. Manley, in her 'Life,' says that her father wrote the first two volumes: and in another book, 'Dunton's Life and Errors,' we find that the rest was written by one Sault, at two guineas a sheet, under the direction of Dr. Midgeley." First published in English in 1691-94. "The first volume (by Marana, an Italian resident of France, and who died in 1693) is a translation of a manuscript original in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, published in French (as l'Espin du Grand Seigneur) and in Italian in 1684. Volumes II-VIII are of uncertain authorship, and were not translated from the French. It is thought that the author of these volumes was the literary hack, William Bradshaw, who worked for John Dunton and then Robert Midgely. Midgely is considered by some to be the editor of the work. The Turkish Spy fathered a new genre of literature, the "pseudo-foreign letter," of which Montesquieu's Lettres persanes and Goldsmith's Chinese Letters are among the most famous examples" (Blackmer Sale, lot 210).

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

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

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        Collection of First Editions of Smollett&#146;s Works

      London: [various publishers], 1748. - A Fine Collection of Smollett First Editions [SMOLLETT, Tobias]. The Adventures of Roderick Random. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for J. Osborn, 1748. [Together with:] The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane. A New Translation, by the Author of Roderick Random. Adorned with Thirty-Three Cuts, Neatly Engraved. In Four Volumes. London: Printed for J. Osborn, 1750. [And:] The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. In which are included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality. In Four Volumes. London: Printed for the Author: And Sold by D. Wilson, 1751. [And:] The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom. By the Author of Roderick Random. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for W. Johnston, 1753. [And:] The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves. By the Author of Roderick Random. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for J. Coote, 1762. [And:] The History and Adventures of an Atom. In Two Volumes. London: Printed for J. Almon, 1769. [And:] The Expedition of Humphry Clinker. By the Author of Roderick Random. In Three Volumes. London: Printed for W. Johnston, and B. Collins, 1671 [i.e., 1771]. [And:] The Adventures of Telemachus, the Son of Ulysses. Translated from the French of Messire François Salignac de la Mothe-Fenelon, Archbishop of Cambray. By T. Smollet, M.D. London: Printed for S. Crowder, T. Longman, G. Robinson, R. Baldwin, and E. Johnston, 1776. [And:] Plays and Poems Written by T. Smollet, M.D. With Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Author. London: Printed for T. Evans and R. Baldwin, 1777.All first editions (first edition in book form of The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves). Together nine works in twenty-two twelvemo volumes.Uniformly bound in early twentieth-century polished calf by Rivière & Son (stamp-signed on the verso of the front free endpaper). Covers ruled in blind, spines ruled in blind with five raised bands and two olive green morocco gilt lettering labels, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Date in gilt at foot of spine. A fine set.Tobias Smollett (1721-1771), "English satirical novelist, best known for his picaresque novels. Smollett apprenticed as a surgeon, and throughout his life he combined the roles of medical man and writer In 1748 Smollett published his novel Roderick Random, a graphic account of British naval life at the time, and he also translated from the French the great picaresque romance Gil Blas. Peregrine Pickle was published in 1751, and The Adventures of Ferdinand, Count Fathom appeared in 1753 He translated Don Quixote from the Spanish (1755), and in 1756 he became editor of The Critical Review, a Tory and church paper, at the same time writing his four-volume Complete History of England (1757-58 In 1759 he was convicted for libel on Admiral Sir Charles Knowles in The Critical Review, fined, and sentenced to three months&#146; imprisonment in the King&#146;s Bench Prison. He drew on his experiences there for his two-volume novel The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves (1762) His finest work, Humphry Clinker (1771), recounts the adventures of a family traveling through Britain" (Merriam-Webster&#146;s Encyclopedia of Literature).Rothschild 1905, 1910, 1912, 1919 note, 1923, and 1925. Tinker 1924, 1927, 1932, and 1933. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Escudo de la mas constante fe e, y lealtad (Historia del Escudo de Vizcaya)

      - Derecho. Vizcaya. (095) Siglo XVIII. (34(466.1)"17"(095)) Heráldica 31x20 cm. 341 páginas. Encuadernación en piel. Incluye una reproducción a color del escudo de Vizcaya en PERGAMINO. Guardas algo sueltas, falta la hoja de cortesía y la de créditos. Según Palau y Eusko Bibliographia, se publicó anónima y sin portada. Es creencia que el autor se llamaba Pedro de Fontecha y Salazar, y que salió de las prensas de la Viuda de Zafra, hacia 1748. Andrés E. de Mañaricua y Nuere considera que muerta la viuda de Zafra, se interrumpe la impresión y sale una segunda impresión obra de Antonio de Egusquiza en 1762. (datos del CCPB) BF46 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Paris 1748 - Hind 5 (5th State, First Paris Edition)John Wilton-Ely 153The watermarks that is present is number 78 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1175 and is dated between 1800 to 1809From the important series "Veduta de Roma"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. Vasi.et 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, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni Battista Piranesi [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GLI ELEMENTI DELLA STORIA. Cronología, Geografía, Storia Universale, Chiesa del Vecchio, e nuovo testamento, monarquie antiche, e novelle, e del blasone.

      Giambatista Albrizzi, Venezia 1748 - 6 vols. 8º. Port, 1h (de 2), XLVIIIp, 620p (alguna desprendida, pág.313 rota), 3 láms.grabs.despl.= XXXIIp, 567p = VIIIp, 480p, 18 láms.grabs. = VIIIp, 542p = VIIIp, 480p, 22 láms.grabs. = XXXIIp, 684p, 3 mapas grabs. despl. Perg. romana algo roz. - Probablemente falte el frontis, no sabemos el número de láminas que debiera llevar. 1748

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        Plantae et papiliones rariores depictae et aeri incisae

      [London: by the author], 1748 [first plate]-1759 [plate 15]. 16 leaves, large folio (20 6/8 x 12 6/8 inches). 15 hand-colored engraved plates by and after Ehret, plate 15 with a facing page of text, "The history and analysis of the parts of the Jessamne, which flowered in the curious garden of R. Warner, Esq; at Woodford, July 1758", an uncolored engraved vignette of the Rondeletia by Ehret at the foot of this page, all plates but two on laid paper bearing the watermark of STRASBOURG LILY with "G" and maker&#39;s countermark I. TAYLOR, plate 4 on unwatermarked heavy wove paper, the letterpress on laid paper marked IV (plates 1, 10 and 11 with small repaired tears in lower margins, a few minor nicks at edges and plate 12 with a creased margin, some showthrough and a little paper discoloration throughout). Disbound and loose in modern red quarter morocco clamshell box. Provenance: The bookplate of Harry Wearne (1852-1929); memorial gift bookplate The Art-in-Trades Club. First edition. The "Plantae et papiliones rariores" has no title-page or text other than a caption title at the top of the first plate, and engraved Latin descriptions of the plants. (English text appears in trompe l&#39;oeil on plate 8). The letterpress leaf accompanying the Jasminum plate 15 appears to have been published independently of the engravings. The work was published in parts by subscription, subscribers including Sir Hans Sloane and the Duchess of Portland; Ehret dedicated plate 14 to the latter, who had the Ginger plant cultivated in her greenhouse in September 1754 (Calman). During his years in Regensburg Ehret&#39;s drawings came to the attention of the physician and botanist Christoph Jakob Trew (1695-1769), who asked him "to paint for him as many plants as he could on large fine paper" (Henrey, p. 63). Trew had planned to publish a book of engravings based on his own collection of Ehret&#39;s drawings the project was delayed and Ehret, growing impatient, decided to publish his own book of engravings, containing "newly introduced species which had rarely if ever been previously represented" (Calman). Ehret&#39;s "approach was a fine compromise between that of the artist and that of the scientist: he did not slavishly imitate what he saw nor did he allow his feeling for color and design to distract him unduly from the fundamentals of plant structure. Artists and botanists alike, therefore, join in praising his work... he has... his own particular qualities-- a sureness of touch, vigor of handling, and an unerring instinct for design" (Blunt & Stearn, p. 163). Trew remained a patron and friend of Ehret for the rest of his life, and they eventually collaborated on Trew&#39;s magnum opus "Plantae selectee" (1750-1773), which confirmed Ehret&#39;s reputation as a master of botanical illustration. EXTREMELY RARE: not in the Plesch or de Belder collections. The Massachusetts Horticultural Society copy (sold, Sotheby&#39;s New York, 1 October 1980, lot 116) and the present copy are the only two copies recorded by ABPC since 1965. Only two copies are recorded in American institutions: Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, and the Library of the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C. Blunt & Stearn, pp. 164-166; Calman, Georg Ehret, "Flower Painter Extraordinary", 93-94; Dunthorne 109; "Great Flower Books", p. 93; Henrey 150; Nissen BBI 583; Pritzel 2641; Stafleu & Cowan (recording the publication in 1761-1762 of three supplementary plates, citing one known copy, at the Arnold Arboretum); TL2 1644. Purchased at Christies June 4 1997 sale 8690 lot 43.. Book.

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        Telliamed Ou Entretiens D'Un Philosophe Indien

      - Avec un missionnaire Francois. Sur la Diminution de la Mer, la Formation de la Terre, l'Origine de l'Homme, &c. Mis en ordre sur les Mémoires de feu M. de Maillet. Par J. A. G ***. Two volumes in one. L'Honoré & Fils, Amsterdam, 1748. Contemporary full French mottled calf very skilfully rebacked and recornered with spine in gilt compartments each with central floral tool and lavish foliate cornerpieces, slightly raised banding and burgundy morocco title label; crimson stained edges; handmade marbled endpapers; small 4to, 198x128 mms. First Edition. Half title-page to volume one and two woodcut vignette title pages. Dedication to Cyrano de Bergerac.A good copy of this important and controversial work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Complete History of England from the Descent of Julius Caesar to the Treaty of Aix La Chapelle, 1748.

      Printed for James Rivington et al, London - 11 vols various paginations. Vols 1 - 3 are the 2nd edition, and vols 4 - 11 are the 3rd. Published between [1757] and 1760. Bound in a smart contemporary full calf with gilt lined backstrips and red morocco title labels. Bindings are generally good and tight with a touch of wear and general weathering here and there. two loose pages in vol 1, some chipping to heads and tails of spines. Library plates on pastedowns, Vol IX has suffered some waterstaining and some minor damage to a couple of pages other than that a very good and clean set. 202b

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        A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, 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&#39;s Ship the Centurion, in that Expedition

      London:: Printed for the Author by John and Paul Knapton,. 1748.. First edition, first issue with page 319 shown as 219.. A SUBSCRIBER&#39;S COPY, as indicated by the bookplate inside the front cover of William Clayton, who is listed inside on the subscriber&#39;s list as "Rev. Mr. Clayton" (p.2). Richard Walter, the chaplain of the HMS Centurion, (Anson&#39;s ship), narrates this story of the voyage whose mission was to harass the Spanish and plunder their galleons and settlements after Britain declared war on Spain in 1740. Out of a fleet of eight vessels, only the Centurion managed to complete the mission, and return to Britain in 1744, having successfully attacked a Spanish galleon returning to Manila, laden with gold and silver. The account of the attack is riveting: "And though the Centurion, after the first half hour, lost her original situation, and was close alongside the galleon, and the enemy continued to fire briskly for near an hour longer, yet at last the number of their slain and wounded was so considerable, that they began to fall into great disorder, especially as the General, who was the life of the action, was no longer capable of exerting himself. Their embarrassment was visible from on board the Commodore. For the ships were so near, that some of the Spanish officers were seen running about with great assiduity, to prevent the desertion of their men from their quarters: But all their endeavors were in vain; for after having, as a last effort, fired five or six guns with more judgment than usual, they gave up the contest..." (p. 380). More than two thirds of the 900 original men on the British mission perished, but then many of them were the sick and infirm, who had been pressed into service from Chelsea Hospital. Sabin 1625, Hill I, 318. Large 4to, 11 1/2 X 9 inches (binding), largest paper copy (287mm X 226mm), (xxxiv), 417 pp, directions to the bookbinder (ii), red speckled edges, complete with 42 folding copper engraved maps, plans, charts, views and with the subscriber list. Handsome in full mottled calf with gilt borders, gilt title lettering on dark brown leather spine label, and raised gilt bands. Carefully re-backed with the original spine, very light fox spotting on few margins, some engravings offset, o/w clean, unmarked, very good.

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        A Voyage Round the World in the Years MDCCXL, 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. Illustrated with Forty-Two Copper-Plates.

      London, for the author, by John and Paul Knapton, 1748 - Quarto (249 × 202 mm), pp. [xxxiv], 417, [1] blank, [2] directions to binder. Superbly bound to style in mottled calf, red morocco label, spine gilt in compartments, double gilt rules. Occasional light foxing, occasional pencil marginalia in an early hand, an excellent copy in a very sympathetic binding. With the list of subscribers, with 42 engraved plates, plans, charts and maps (folding and/or double page), p. 319 misnumbered 219. First edition. Anson was in command of a squadron sent to plunder Spanish trading territories on the Pacific coast of South America during the War of Jenkins' Ear. His expedition threatened to turn into a military fiasco. His small squadron was battered by storms and too few of his crew survived the journey round Cape Horn to man even the largest ship properly. Anson limped across the Pacific to Macao, where he was able to have the Centurion repaired and find more crew. Finally in June 1743 he achieved a single but substantial victory, capturing a Spanish treasure ship, the Manila galleon, off the Philippines, and returned to England in June 1744 a rich man. "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 keenly-awaited book became a best-seller, running through numerous editions in its full or abridged form and being translated into several European languages. It is now agreed that the ostensible author, Richard Walter, took the initiative for publishing, gathering names of subscribers and profiting handsomely from it, but that Benjamin Robins completed the editorial task. "It is also clear that Anson himself took a very close interest in the work, which is as a result very complimentary of his actions but provides an interesting insight into his thinking. Walter's and Robins's contributions to the work can probably never be completely disentangled, but this should not obscure its continued popularity. It provided the inspiration and the basis for Patrick O'Brian's popular novel The Golden Ocean (1956), his first sea novel" (op. cit.) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Reize rondsom de werreld gedaan in de Jaaren 1740 tot 1744. op een expeditie naar de Zuidzee

      Isaak Tirion, Amsterdam 1748 - 2 blanco, valse titel, gegraveerde titel (in rood-zwarte typografie met portretvignet van 'opperbevelhebber over een esquader Engelsche schepen' Anson), (2), (4), (5), 386 gen.pp. Volledig geïllustreerd reisverslag met 12 uitslaande kaarten (w.o. wereldkaart en talrijke kustkaarten), 1 enkel- en 21 uitslaande kopergravuren met voorstelling van schepen, kustgezichten, een zeeleeuw en -leeuwin. 1 volumes. Perforatie op p.12 (brandgaatje), voor het overige zeer fris exemplaar. Vollederen band der tijd met rug op vijf nerven.

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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 on and Expedition to the South Seas Compiled From Papers and other Materials of George Lord Anson

      John and Paul Knapton, London 1748 - John and Paul Knapton, 1748, the third edition, published in the same year as the first edition. With charts of the Southern Part of South America, Part of the Pacific Ocean, and of the Track of the Centurion round the World. (Three charts, complete. This edition was issued without the engraved plates.) The book is bound in contemporary full calf with five raised bands to the spine and gilt lined borders. The binding is worn, the front hinge is cracked, but the board is still attached, and the hinge has been reinforced inside with a tissue repair. The text block is tightly bound, and the charts are in good order, the first two having one short closed tear each. There is some light scattered foxing here and there throughout. Lacks a spine label. This book was the most popular book of maritime adventure in the 18th century, as can be seen by the fact that it went through so many editions in the first year of its publication. Its popularity continued into the 19th century, and Mary Shelley read it in 1816. Octavo, 8 inches tall (20cm), 548 pages plus 3 charts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A LETTER.TO HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE: WITH A JOURNAL OF THE SIEGE OF LOUISBOURG, AND OTHER OPERATIONS OF THE FORCES, DURING THE EXPEDITION AGAINST THE FRENCH SETTLEMENTS ON CAPE BRETON; DRAWN UP AT THE DESIRE OF THE COUNCIL AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PROVINCE OF MASSACHUSET'S [sic] BAY.

      London. 1748. - 32pp. Modern half morocco and marbled boards. Perforation stamp on titlepage and leaf B1. Some slight dust soiling affecting titlepage. Otherwise clean and just about very good. Second London printing, two years after the first, of this account of important events of King George's War in 1744-48. "The attack on Louisbourg in 1745 was looked upon by Shirley only as a step towards a complete conquest of Canada, and the success of the siege at once raised his hopes. Instigated by him, the English ministry approved of an expedition against Canada, and a force of over eight thousand men was raised, principally from the northern colonies. The British force which was to have co-operated was, however, detained either by bad weather or by the blundering of the ministry, and nothing came of the attempt" - Lande. Shirley describes the capture of Louisbourg by British naval forces and New England troops under William Pepperell. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 748/182. HOWES S424, "aa." SABIN 80549. STREETER SALE 1004 (1746 ed). TPL 4703 (1746 ed). LANDE 786 (1746 ed).

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        De Situ orbis libri III. Cum notis integris Hermolai Barbari, Petri Joannis Olivarii, Fredenandi Nonnii Pintiani, Petri Ciacconii, Andreae Schotti, Isaaci Vossii, et Jacobi Gronovii . Illustré avec un frontispice allégorique, 1 carte dépliante et nombreuses vignettes. Dedicatio+Praefatio, pp.1081 + Index Geographicus. Très bel exemplaire. Reliure veau d&#146;époque.

      Lugduni Batavorum, Apud Samuelem Luchtmans et Fil. 1748 - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LA TOPOGRAPHIA DI ROMA.

      1748 - RO40087115: CARTE ENTOILEE DE ROME ENTIEREMENT DECOREE. ENVIRON 70x50 CM. In-12 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 912-Atlas, cartes et plans [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rasgo Breve De El Heroyco Sucesso, Que Dio Ocasion, Para Que Los Dos Nobles Zaragozanos, y Amantíssimos Hermanos, Los Santos Voto, y Félix, Fundaran El Real Monasterio De San Juan De La Peña. Descripción Métrica De Su Antigua, y Nueva Casa, Noticia .(*)

      En La Imprenta De Francisco Moreno, Zaragoza 1748 - (*) Noticia general de sus circunstancias, y elevaciones, justa memoria de sus sepulcros reales, verdadero informe de sus incendios, y corto llanto de sus infortunios. 14 hojas, incluida portada - 175pp. y 2 realmente bellas láminas plegadas. Muy buen ejemplar encuadernado de época en piel color siena adornada con hierros al oro y pequeño mosaico en verde. Lomera (un poquito cansada) muy decorada al oro y con un tejuelo en verde. Cortes pintados en amarillo. =El autor, benedictino del monasterio de San Juan de la Peña, doctor en teología, fue prior mayor de claustro en San Juan de la Peña y prior de Ruesta. Escribió una Oración panegírica (Zaragoza, 1745) en honor de Sto. Tomás de Aquino; una Plática (Zaragoza, 1749) con ocasión de la profesión de una hija del conde de la Rosa; una Carta literaria al cronista franciscano Marco Antonio Varón sobre la historia del monasterio de Sijena (Pamplona, 1773), y su obra más importante: Rasgo breve., sobre la fundación por S. Voto y S. Félix del monasterio de San Juan de la Peña, donde se conjugan el lirismo ante la naturaleza y la atención a la historia y a la descripción arquitectónica y artística del edificio. Size: 4ºmenor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on the composition and manner of writing of the antients, particularly Plato.

      Robert Foulis, Glasgow 1748 - 8vo in 4&#146;s. pp. [8], 362. Copper engraved vignette (medallion portrait) on title page as well as on p. 72 [Ii verso] and on p. 304 [Pp verso]. Bound in 19th century straight grain green morocco. The gilt crest and initials of Rev. Theodore Williams are stamped in gilt on the front cover. His coat of arms is also stamped in gilt on the rear cover. All edges are gilt. A penciled note on the inside end-leaf attributes the binding to J. Clark. Armorial bookplate of William Proby K.P. 5th Earl of Carysfort (1836-1909) by artist Charles W. Sherborn on inside front cover &#150; " Earl of Carysfort Elton Hall 1894." Color along hinges neatly touched up; some discoloration on the boards near the spine. Interior is generally clean with minor spots of foxing; some extremely faint damp staining is present on lower inner margins. Printed on good quality paper. James Geddes (1710-1749) Scottish lawyer / advocate who also spent much time studying the poets and philosophers of antiquity. He died young from consumption a year after the publication of his book. Geddes&#146;s "Essay" is mainly a discussion of Plato&#146;s literary style, symbolism and mysticism. Mention is also given to Xenophon, Herodotus, Thucydides and Demosthenes. [See Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen]. [Gaskell 109; ESTC T131056; Lowndes, p. 871 &#150; "A learned and entertaining essay, displaying some learning and ingenuity."] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      London 1748 - 1st ed, 26 plates, 1748. Small oblong folio, 28*21.5cm, in contemporary blue paper wraps, a little faded at edges, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spine, chipped with some loss, no title. Internally, small library label to fpd, engraved title page, [2], [iv], [8] subscribers and addenda], 26 plates (2 folding, 24 charts), 20 pp Improvements, faint blind stamp on each pl, the dedication dated Feb 2, 1748, whilst all the plates are signed Sept 29, 1748, engraved by Natl Hill. Housed in a modern up and over blue cloth box. Uncommon to find in this contemporary condition. Title continues: Lately surveyed under the direction of the Lords of the Admiralty, and now published by their permission. With an Appendix concerning the Improvements that might be made in the several Harbours, Etc. for the better securing the Navigation in these Parts. Together with a short account of the Trade and Manufacturers on that Coast. (ESTC T197519. Stevenson 16. Libri Walliae 3661. Anderson 8) MORRIS, (Llewelyn Ddu o Fôn), poet and scholar, who through the influence of the Meyricks upon Thomas Corbett of the navy office, he was, from 1737, employed to make a survey of some of the Welsh ports, and though this project was temporarily suspended, it was resumed in 1741 ¿ it was in 1748 that his Plans of Harbours, Bays, and Roads in St. George's and the Bristol Channels was published (2nd ed. by his son William in 1801). See NLW WBO. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogus Plantarum Horti Caesare Florentini opus postumum iussu societatis botanicae editum, continuatum, et ipsius horti historia locupletatum ab Io. Targionio Tozzettio.

      - Florentiae, Bernardi Paperinii, 1748. Folio (355 x 245mm). pp. lxxxviii, 185, with engraved title vignette, several fine engraved initials and head pieces, 7 engraved plates and 1 folding engraved garden plan (455 x 320mm). Later half vellum, spine with black gilt-lettered label. First and only edition. The first botanical garden in Florence was established by Luca Ghine in 1545, and seems to have been no more than a herb garden. In 1718 the garden was revived and Pier' Antonio Micheli (1679-1713) became its first director until his death in 1737. The present work, was published posthumously by his successor Giovanni Targioni Tozzetti, who contributed a prefatory history of the garden to the work, which is a catalogue of plants, arranged alphabetically according to Tournefort's system. A fine uncut copy, with the bookplate of the New York Horticultural Society, bequest of Kenneth K. Mackenzie October 1934.Stafleu & Cowan TL2 5975; B.M.(Nat. Hist.)III, 1306. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Moeurs.

      o.Dr.)., (O.O., 1748 - 3 Teile in 1 Bd. (O.O., o.Dr.). 1748. 16,5x11 cm. Gestoch. Frontispiz, (32) S., S.1-106, Titelbl., S. (107)-334, Titelbl., S.(308)-474. Mit 3 gestoch. Titelvignetten und 3 gestoch. Textvignetten. Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. Barbier III, 322. - Originalausgabe. - 1748 erschienen mehrere Ausgaben mit verschiendenen Paginationen. - Die Widmung "à Madame M.A.T***" gezeichnet mit dem Pseudonym "Panage", die griechische Übersetzung seines Namens. - "Laut Parlamentsbeschluss vom 7. Mai 1748 . wurde das Original verbrannt, angeblich das gefährlichste Buch, welches jemals ein Freigeist wider Staat und Religion verfasst hat." (Hayn-Gotendorf, Barbier). - (Einband berieben. Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Wurmspur). - Innen sauber. Sprache: Französisch Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. [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 m&#156;urs, le climat, la religion, le commerce, &c. A quoi l'Auteur a ajouté Des recherches nouvelles sur les Loix Romaines touchant les Successions, sur les Loix Françoises, & sur les Loix féodales.

      Chez Barillot, & Fils,, Ginebra: 1748 - 4 hojas, XXIV, 522 páginas y hoja de erratas. 2 hojas, XVI, 564 páginas. Encuadernación de la época en piel con el lomo restaurado, roces y manchas ocasionales en el papel. Cortes tintados. PMM 197 .Tchemerzine VIII, 459-460. Se trata del retiraje furtivo, el mismo año de la primera edición, impreso en París por Prault: tiene la errata del nombre del impresor con una sola r y la hoja de erratas."La libertad política, en un ciudadano, es la tranquilidad de espíritu que proviene de la opinión que cada uno tiene de su seguridad y para que se goce de ella, es preciso que sea tal el gobierno que ningún ciudadano tenga motivo de temer a otro."Más político o sociólogo que filósofo, el ilustrado Charles Louis de Secondat es difícilmente encasillable en una disciplina concreta. Nacido en La Bréde, Burdeos, Francia, en 1689, en el seno de una familia acomodada, estudió ciencia e historia en la universidad. Después de morir su padre en 1713, vivió bajo el cuidado de su tío, el barón de Montesquieu, que muere tres años después, dejando a Charles tanto su fortuna como su oficio de presidente del Parlamento de Burdeos, así como su título de Barón de Montesquieu.A partir de entonces, viaja por Europa, pero fue sobre todo Londres la ciudad que más simpatías le despertó, debido al tipo de gobierno que había instaurado en Inglaterra. Su interés primordial se centra en la investigación de las formas de gobierno, las leyes y las costumbres de los distintos países de Europa. A los 32 años escribe Cartas persas, obra que le granjeará una gran fama por su crítica a las libertades y privilegios de que gozaban las clases altas, incluido el clero. En 1734 publica Consideraciones sobre las causas de la grandeza de los romanos y de su decadencia, y en 1748 saldrá a la luz su obra más conocida y que más influencia ejercerá en los siglos siguientes, El espíritu de las leyes, del cual se hicieron más de veinte ediciones en dos años. En 1750 publica Defensa del espíritu de las leyes. Todas estas obras fueron incluidas en el Índice de libros prohibidos por la Iglesia Católica. Montesquieu muere en 1755.Montesquieu pertenece al movimiento ilustrado que, tomando sus raíces en la confianza en la razón postulada en el siglo anterior por Descartes, Leibniz o Hobbes, pretende convertirla en el tribunal al que se ha de apelar para el definitivo progreso de la humanidad. La Ilustración, sin embargo, pone ciertos límites a la omnipotencia de la razón de los racionalistas, excluyendo de la filosofía los temas propios de la metafísica y de la teología tradicional. La crítica de la razón sólo puede extenderse hacia aquello que caiga bajo sus límites. Dentro de esta crítica, el pensamiento de Montesquieu contribuyó a desmontar la tradición que justificaba prejuicios, privilegios, injusticias y barbaries.

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        DESCRIPTION DE LA GUINÉE.

      Livre neuvième de Historie Générales des Voyages, ou nouvelle Collection de toutes les Relations de Voyages par mer et par Terre...Les figures & les cartes ont été gravées par & sous la direction de J. van der Schley, elevé distingue du célèbre Picart le Romain. Cinquième partie. + La Description des Côtes, depuis Rio da Volta jusqu'au Cap Lope Consalvo. Livre dixième de Histoire Générales des Voyages. La Haye: Pierre de Hondt 1748. Med i alt 42 kort og tavler, mange foldede, visende dyr, stammefolk, musikinstrumenter m.m. 4to. 484 + [2] s. Indb. i ét samt. hellæderbd. med forgyldt ryg.With all in all 42 maps and plates, many folding, showing animals, tribes, musical instruments etc. Bound in one contp. full leather binding with gilt spine

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        A Complete History of Drugs;

      London: Printed for J. and J. Bonwicke, S. Birt, W. Parker, C. Hitch, and E. Wicksteed,, 1748. To which is added what is farther observable on the same Subject, from Mess. Lemery and Tournefort. Divided into Three Classes, Vegetable, Animal, and Mineral; With their Use in Physic, Chemistry, Pharmacy, and several other Arts ...Done into English from the Originals. The Fourth Edition, carefully corrected, with large Additions. 2 volumes in one, quarto (250 x 194 mm). Modern streaked sheep, raised bands to spine, titles gilt to black morocco label, all edges dark red, marbled endpapers. With 86 engraved plates. Spine slightly sunned, extremities gently rubbed, joints split and repaired along inner hinges, prelims and endmatter lightly foxed, margins of text block browned with occasional spotting, minor offsetting from plates, minor chips and nicks to a few leaves. Otherwise a very good copy. The fourth English-language edition, corrected and expanded; originally published in French in 1694, the first English translation appeared in 1712 and was the work of Joseph Browne (1673&#150;c.1721). Pierre Pomet (1658-1699) was a French apothecary and druggist to Louis XIV; his Histoire Générale des Drogues was "the most comprehensive materia medica of the time" (Garrison & Morton). Apart from describing numerous plants, including North American species, it also outlines methods of extraction and application. Additions to this edition were made by Sir John Hill (1714&#150;1775). According to ESTC, William Bowyer printed part of Volume I and all of Volume II; records indicate 500 copies were printed in all. This copy from the Stratton Street library of Harriot Beauclerk (1777-1837), the British actress, banker, and later duchess of St Albans, with her bookplate to front pastedown and gift inscription to title page: "Harriot Coutts, given to her by Thomas Coutts. 1st of April 1819".

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        Harmanni Vulteii IC. Jurisprudentiae Romanae a Justiniano compositae libri duo curante Ioan. Georgio Estore IC. (2 Bände in einem Band).

      Marburg, ex Officina Muelleriana, 1748. - Mit ganzseitigem Porträtkupfer des Autors als Frontispiz, mehrfach gefalteteter Tafel sowie mehreren gestochenen Textvignettern. Erstmals 1590 erschienenes Hauptwerk des Marburger Juristen Hermann Vultejus (1555 - 1634). Vultejus, der als Begründer des Adelsgeschlechts von Vultée gilt, lehrte von 1580 an, zunächst als Professor für griechische Sprache, an seiner Heimatuniversität Marburg, später als Professor für Rechtswissenschaft. Aufgrund seiner breit gefächerten Rechtskenntnisse übernahmVultejus auch verschiedene diplomatische Aufgaben und war als Schlichter und Vermittler gefragt; so schlichtete er unter anderem 1589 einen Streit zwischen dem Grafen von Oldenburg und der Stadt Bremen um die Schifffahrt auf der Weser. Latein 2000 Am Buchrücken obere Papierschicht etwas abgerieben. Sonst aber sehr gutes Exemplar; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei, geradezu druckfrisch. XXXXIIII, 1104, (134) S. Pbd. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage Round the World in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV

      London: for the author, by John and Paul Knapton,, 1748. 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&#39;s Ship the Centurion, in that Expedition. Illustrated with Forty-Two Copper-Plates. Quarto (285 × 225 mm). Skilfully rebacked to style, contemporary diced russia, black morocco label, low bands, spine gilt in compartments, sides panelled with wide foliate rolls in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges. With the list of subscribers, instructions to the binder and 42 folding engraved plates, plans, charts and maps. Small contemporary inscriptions to two blanks - "L.P. 1st Impress. - Perfect" at the front, dates apparently indicating a reading taking 25 years at the rear - light browning, the occasional foxing, some offsetting, but overall very good. First edition, first issue with p. 319 misnumbered p. 219. Royal Paper issue, subscriber&#39;s copy. Anson was sent to plunder Spanish trading territories on the Pacific coast of South America during the War of Jenkins&#39; Ear, but his expedition threatened to turn into a fiasco. His small squadron was battered by storms and too few of his crew survived the journey round Cape Horn to man even the largest ship properly. Anson limped across the Pacific to Macao, where he was able to have the Centurion repaired and find more crew. Finally in June 1743 he achieved a single but substantial victory, capturing the Nuestra Señora de Covadonga, carrying 1,313,843 pieces of eight and 35,682 ounces of virgin silver, and returned to England in June 1744 a rich man. "Anson&#39;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 edition] of 1748 is the most desirable [and it was] superior to any book of the kind which had been hitherto published [...] unequalled until Cook&#39;s voyages appeared" (Sabin).

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        Septen Provinciae seu Belgium foederatum quod generaliter Hollandia audit,....

      1748. Karte zeigt gesamt Niederlande mit teilweise Belgien, koloriert, Kupferstich, 47 x 50,5. Zustand: Falz etwas restauriert

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        Voyage Round the World

      ìThe Most Popular Book of Maritime Adventure of the Eighteenth CenturyîANSON, George. 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 Majestyís Ship the Centurion, in that expedition. Illustrated with forty-two copper-plates. London: Printed for the Author; by John and Paul Knapton, 1748.First edition. Quarto (9 7/8 x 7 3/4 inches; 252 x 196 mm). [2, blank], [33], [1, blank], 417, [3, blank] pp. With the list of subscribers and forty-two numbered engraved double-page or folding plates and maps. Bound without the directions to the binder leaf.Full contemporary brown calf, rebacked to style. Boards ruled in gilt. With red morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Top edge brown, others speckled red. Light wear to corners and some rubbing to boards. A bit of light scattered foxing. Previous owner\'s bookplate on recto of front free endpaper. Previous owner\'s ink notes on verso of front free endpaper. A very good copy.ìThis is the official account of Ansonís voyage. England, at war with Spain in 1739, equipped eight ships under the command of George Anson to harass the Spaniards on the western coast of South America, for the purpose of cutting off Spanish supplies of wealth from the Pacific area....Lord Anson, who was a friend and patron of Benjamin Robins, after returning from the voyage around the world in the Centurion, appears to have entrusted to Robins, for revision, the account of the voyage which had been compiled from the journals by his chaplain, Richard Walter. It is probable that Robins revised and edited the work, wrote an introduction, and added dissertations....This compilation has long occupied a distinguished position as a masterpiece of descriptive travel. Ansonís voyage appears to have been the most popular book of maritime adventure of the eighteenth centuryî (Hill).Cox I, p. 49. Hill I, pp. 317-318. National Maritime Museum I, 109. Sabin 1625.HBS 64828.$5,000

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        Kst.- Karte, v. N. Bellin, "Essay d'une Carte reduite, 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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        Tablas de Reducción, que comprehenden quantas comparaciones puedan hacerse entre el Pie, y Vara de Castilla, y Pie de Rey, y Toisa de Paris en longitud quadrado, y cubico: las del peso especifico de los pies cubicos de Castilla de Agua dulce, Madera de Pino, Piedra Roqueña, Piedra de Colmenar, u Tamejon, y de Ladrillo: las de la diferencia del aparente al verdadero Nivèl en medida de Castilla, y de Paris: y la de la diferente longitud que tienen los Grados de el Circulo Meridiano, segun Hypothesi de que la figura de la Tierra es de Spheroide prolongada acia los Polos. Tratase de la Verdadera Longitud de la Legua Española, y de Marina, segun las quatro diferentes medidas de Pie, Y vara de Castilla, y Pie de Rey, y Toisa de Paris.

      S.l., 1748. - in-folio. 3ff. XVIII. 114pp. 1f. Plein maroquin rouge, double encadrement doré sur les plats avec motifs en éventail dans les angles et sur les côtés, médaillon central, dos à nerfs orné, toutes tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque un peu tachée, quelques défauts). Edition Originale très rare de ce recueil de tables de conversion des unités de mesure en usage en Espagne, avec les unités françaises généralement répandues en Europe. L'auteur les avait calculées d'après ses propres observations et, dans son explication préliminaire (pp.i-XVIII), il discute leurs applications aux divers domaines des arts et métiers: construction, marine, géographie, etc. avec des considérations historiques et scientifiques et des références à un grand nombre d'auteurs comme Copernic, Newton, Huygens, Cassini, Picard, Ricciolo, Snell, Einsenschmid, Burnet, Richer, Mairan, etc. Exemplaire revêtu d'une exceptionnelle reliure espagnole de l'époque en maroquin richement orné, qui évoque probablement un exemplaire de présent. Ce type d'ouvrage faisait rarement l'objet de reliures élaborées, et les exemplaires conservés à la Biblioteca Nacional sont tous reliés simplement en vélin. Quelques traces de salissures à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur du volume, petit accroc à la coiffe inférieure. Palau, 159922. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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