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      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1749.. Six volumes. lxii,[2(errata)],214,[blank]; [2],324; [2],370,[blank]; [2],312; [2],294; [2],304pp. 12mo. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked to style, raised bands, gilt labels. Engraved armorial bookplate in each volume ("E Cura Quies" signed AB), offset to margins of prelims and endleaves from binding, small red ink smudge on title of volume 6, otherwise a very good set. First edition of Fielding's masterpiece, and one of the key 18th century novels. The first edition consisted of 2000 copies, and these were virtually all spoken for prior to the formal day of publication. The copies of the first edition are distinguished, as here, by the presence of the page of errata following the table of contents in the first volume. The errata were corrected and the page taken over by the enlargement of the contents in the unmarked second edition of 1500 copies, which was ordered after the first edition was exhausted. Both editions were in circulation on the formal publication day of 28 February. This set exhibits the usual cancels as noted in Rothschild, and B5 in volume VI is unsigned. CROSS III:317. ROTHSCHILD 850-1. GROLIER ENGLISH HUNDRED 48. NCBEL II:930. ESTC T1947.

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        A Poetical Translation of the Works of Horace with the Original Text, and Critical Notes Collected from His Best Latin and French Commentators ( By the Rev Mr Philip Francis ) ( Complete in 2 Volumes )

      London: A. Millar, 1749. Complete in 2 volumes, collation, vol 1:xiv+509[1]pp, vol 2:485[1]pp, plus 1 full page engraved plate.Bound in full red calf by Zaehnsdorf, raised bands, gilt tooling in compartments, inner dentelle. Both bindings in near fine condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing/marking, pages have been lightly washed. Pages and engraved plate in very good clean condition. A very nice 2 volume work, in excellent Zaehnsdorf bindings.A70. Very Good Plus. Large Quarto.

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        John of Gant in Love, or Mars on his knees.

      London July 15th 1749 - Broadside, oblong folio, engraved, printed one side as issued. A Satire on the affair which Prince Augustus William,Duke of Cumberland (1721-1765) third son of George II, had with the Savoyard girl. In the illustration the Duke, very corpulent, is shown on his kness wooing the savoyard girl who is playing her hurdy-gurdy instrument. In the background is a pub sign with the royal coat of arms opposite another illustrated with a fat pig and named "the Great Fat Hog to be seen alive". The Duke was the commander of the British Army which triumphed at Culloden. BM. No 3037

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        Afrique Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans Premier Prince du Sang

      Paris 1749 - Beautifully detailed wall map of the African continent with an inset of the Azores. While most of the detailing is focused on the coast, there are attempts at describing the interior. Includes a decorative allegorical cartouche featuring a male figure, a sphinx, a woman wearing an elephant headdress (representing Africa?), snakes, an ostrich, a lion, a camel and pyramids in the background. In addition to geographical information, this map features various cultural, political and historical descriptions. D'Anville (1697-1782) was a prolific French Royal geographer. Very light scattered foxing. Wear and creases to edges. A few small tears. Map on four sheets joined into two sheets. Engraving with original hand outline color. Top image measures 20 7/8" x 39", bottom image measures 19" x 38.5".

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        Art De La Guerre, Par Principes Et Par Regles. Mis Au Jour Par M. Le Marquis De Puysegur Son Fils, Marechal Des Camps & Armees Du Roy

      The Hague: Frederic Henri Scheurleer, 1749. Leather Bound. Good. 2 Volumes in 1. Folio. Contemporary calf, gilt decorated spine. The Hague: Frederic Henri Scheurleer, 1749. Edges worn. Internally very good. Engraved frontis, 2 engraved titles, 43 folding plates, 9 maps. Puysegur fought in the French campaigns in Spain and the Low Countries under Kings Louis XIV and XV. His work draws upon personal experience and study of ancient and modern military writers. See our pictures of this lovely book.

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        Dissertation sur le taenia, ou ver-plat, dans laquelle on prouve que ce ver n'est pas solitaire. Avec une lettre sur la poudre de sympathie, propre contre le rhumatisme simple ou gouteux.

      P. G. Le Mercier,, Paris 1749 - First edition. While Dionis's consideration of the tape worm is fascinating enough (with its refutation of the theories of Nicolas Andry de Boisregard) the work is principally interesting for its larger part: Dionis's edition of Sir Kenelm Digby's account of the "Powder of Symapthy", an alchemical preparation purported to cure wounds at a distance. Made from dried green vitriol, this was a variant of the well-known Paracelsian 'weapon salve' which cured wounds by being applied, not to the patient, but to the offending weapon. It is a measure of the endurance of belief in this cure that Dionis entered into a contemporary dispute concerning its use and provides a recipe for it. Pp. 65-266 here are occupied by Dionis's introduction and by Digby's text, first published in 1658. 12mo (160 × 92 mm.), pp. [viii], 266, [iv], includes half-title. Typographical ornaments. Contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt panelled spine. Minor repairs to spine and corners. Old ownership inscription to half-title "Emanuel Dionis Duséjour" and ?his stamped monogram. A good copy. [Wellcome II 471, Blake 121.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Justin Croft Antiquarian Books Ltd ABA]
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        A genuine and true journal of the most miraculous escape of the Young Chevalier : from the battle of Culloden to his landing in France; ... To which is added, a short account of what befel the Pr. in France, ... By an Englishman

      London : printed for W. Webb, 1749. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 81p. ; 19cm. Subjects: Charles Edward, Prince, grandson of James II, King of England, 1720-1788 -- History -- 18th century -- Great Britain. Jacobite Rebellion, 1745-1746 -- Culloden (Scotland), Battle of, 1746. Referenced by: ESTC, T040754. Finely bound in modern leather-backed, marbled boards. Very impressively finished. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine. Raised bands. Internally, pages are heavily tanned from about page 25 onwards. Text perfectly legible throughout. Scattered, marginal foxing. The title page, preface and last page are mounted on blank leaves, presumably having been considerably edge-torn in their original state. New endpapers. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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      London, c. 1749. Copper engraving, 31 x 81 cms, recent hand-colour, short closed tear entering printed area, left; repair to lower right hand-corner, not affecting image; old repairs on verso. This is the left-hand sheet of five which, taken together, make up the Bucks’s remarkable “long view of London”, first published in 1749. Unlike other panoramic views (such as Kip’s) which were drawn from a hypothetical elevated position which could take in the whole built-up area, the Buck brothers selected five points along the South Bank and faithfully recorded what they saw. Adams notes that they treated “all the waterfront buildings with equal care, whatever their social standing”. This view, which has the New Bridge at Westminster as its focus, was taken from “Mr Sheve’s Sugar House, opposite to York House”.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        Amérique Septentrionale et Meridionale divisée en ses principales parties par les S[ieu]rs Sanson ... rectifiée suivant les nouvelles découvertes ... par le S[ieu]r. Robert

      Paris: Vaugondy, 1749. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour. In good condition, with two small repairs to lower blank margin. 21 5/8 x 28 3/4 inches. The rare first issue of this very fine eighteenth-century map depicting both North and South America, by one of France's greatest cartographers This highly attractive map depicts the American continent at a time when the European powers were jockeying for power and possessions in the the New World: the period immediately before the Seven Years' War. It is one of Gilles Robert's earlier original maps, and concurrently he also issued a world map and maps of the three other continents. Its rarity can be explained by the fact that it was not apparently usually issued in any of the Robert atlases. The political realities of the time are spelt out in the interesting engraved panel on the right hand side which lists the holdings of Britain, France, Portugal, Holland, Denmark and Spain in the Americas. Also included in this panel is a list of the dominant religions in the region. The map includes two insets: one of Martinique and the other of Santo Domingo, two immensely profitable French colonies (they shared Santo Domingo with the Spanish). The elegant title cartouche is by Gobin and features a Native American reclining beside a spilled pot of gold, her arms raised in exultation as she accepts Christianity, as personified by the Blessed Virgin holding a Cross. The scene also includes flora and fauna indigenous to the Americas: an alligator, a parrot, a goat, a small, rather unusual quadruped with a long tail and two tropical trees. This map was re-issued in 1771, 1776 and 1778 with a new cartouche incorporating a new title "Amérique ou Indes Occidentales". Pedley Bel et Utile, 19 (1st state) & see pp.34/35 (double-page plate)

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        Les Lacs du Canada et Nouvelle Angleterre - Carte Géographique. Map of the Great Lakes and New England

      1749 This is a decorative, finely coloured copper engraving map of Vaugondy. FRAMED AND GLAZED (UV-Blocking Non Glare). This map shows the Great Lakes and New England in North America. / Size of entire leaf appr.: 22,4 x 34,7 cm / Size of map appr.: 16,3 x 21,5 cm / CONDITION: The map is in very good condition, at the edge marginal stained. If you want to receive the frame with the map, ask for a shipping quote. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        Het Eiland Oneust naby Batavia (spice trade at port of Dutch Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia)

      Het Eiland Oneust naby Batavia (spice trade at port of Dutch Batavia, Jakarta, Indonesia)Cornelius van der Aa (1749-1815)From Atlas van de Zeehavens der Bataafsche Republiek...Amsterdam: 1805Copperplate engravingPaper size: 13.5" x 16.5"Condition: good, minor paper loss in upper left corner

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        THE TRUE AMAZONS : Or, the Monarchy of BEES. Being a new Discovery and Improvement of those Wonderful Creatures..., Also, How to make the English Wine or Mead, equal, if not superior, to the best of other Wines.

      The Eighth Edition, fine engraved portrait frontispiece, 164pp plus 4pp advertisements, narrow octavo, a fine copy in contemporary polished calf with raised bands and gilt rules on spine and board margins, London, Printed for T. Longman & T. Astley, 1749.* FURTHER PHOTOGRAPHS SENT ON REQUEST * WARDER, JOSEPH (fl. 1688-1718), writer on bees, born before 1655, took up his residence at Croydon about 1688. He practised there as a physician for over thirty years. Warder made an especial study of the habits of bees, and in 1693 he embodied the results of many years of observation in a treatise entitled 'The True Amazons, or the Monarchy of Bees'. The work, which was considerably in advance of any former treatise and contained many curious particulars concerning the habits of bees as well as practical instructions for their management, went through nine editions, the last of which appeared in 1765. It remained the standard work on the subject until it was superseded by John Thorley's '... Female Monarchy' (London, 1744). A portrait of Warder, engraved by Henry Hulsberg, was prefixed to his book on bees." Wikisource. "... In his book True Amazons, Warder described the use of a hand lens to confirm by simple dissection the sex of the then mysterious drones as male bees. He explained why the drones were, contrary to popular opinion, important to the summer economy of the colony. In discussing the practical management of colonies he also advocated the provision of a nearby source of drinking water. Working at a time when straw skeps were the normal accommodation for honeybee colonies Warder explained the advantages of octagonal wooden hives with glass windows. These he had made up on a template to give standard units that could be built up and subdivided as required. He thus laid the foundations of modern apicultural practice. The True Amazons went through nine editions, all published in London, and after the first edition Warder obtained permission for a dedication to Queen Anne."(ODNB). With the armorial bookplate of KYNASTON POWELL, Sir John, 1st bt. (1753-1822), of Hardwick Hall, Salop.

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        Abdruck von einem Schreiben, die Deutsche und anderer Völker Münz=Verfassung und insonderheit die Hoch=Fürstl. Braunschweigische Münze betreffend.

      Ohne Druckort und Verlag 1749 - 4to, 96 Seiten und 4 Bll., ohne Einband, Fadenheftung, breitrandig und unbeschnitten, erste und letzte Seite etwas angestaubt, sonst sauber und frisch. Einzige Ausgabe, selten. "Interessantes zahlungsbilanztheoretisches Exposé aus der Zeit des Hoch-Merkantilismus mit Plädoyer für eine Abwertung der Umlaufmünze. J.P. Graumann (1690-1762) war der Chef der Münzen in Braunschweig und später in Berlin." (Commerz Courier 5, 155). Menger Sp. 47, Humpert 11100, Goldsmiths 8425 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Examen De La Crisis De El Rmo. Padre Maestro Don Benito Gerónimo Feijóo Monge Benedictino Sobre El Arte luliana; En El Qual Se Manifiesta La Santidad y Culto Del Iluminado Doctor y Martyr El B. Raymundo Lulio, La Pureza De Su Doctrina, y La Utilidad De.

      Lorenzo Francisco Mojados, Madrid (1749 - 1750) - .su Arte y Ciencia General. 20 hojas - 214pp.- 1 blanca - XXXIXpp. - 6 hojas = 56 hojas - 362pp. y 3 hojas. muy buen ejemplar encuadernado de época en piel. Lomera con nervios, tejuelos y florones. Cortes pintados. =El P. Antonio Raimundo Pascual, monje cisterciense, fue académico de Historia y un célebre partidario de Ramon Llull. Palau, dice: ".Publicado a pesar del decreto de Fernando VI, prohibiendo la polémica del arte luliano." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling

      London: for A Millar. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION OF FIELDING'S MASTERPIECE. Besides being an extremely prolific writer, Henry Fielding was a successful magistrate, founder of the Metropolitan Police, and pioneer of the comic novel. Tom Jones, the book that established this idea of the comic novel, received very mixed reviews upon publication: Sameul Taylor Coleridge said of him, "And how charming, how wholesome, Fielding always is! To take him up after Richardson, is like emerging from a sick room heated by stoves, into an open lawn.", while Samuel Johnson wrote "Sir, there is more knowledge of the heart in one letter of Richardson's, than in all Tom Jones." Nonetheless, "Such was the demand that all 2,500 copies in print had already been sold by the date announced for its a official publication, a phenomenon that one observer believed to be 'an unheard-of case.' Tom Jones quickly sold 10,000 copies, making it one of the great best-sellers of its time; it has never since been out of print." (John Allen Stevenson, The Real History of Tom Jones). First edition, with the errata leaf in vol. 1, and cancels B9-10 (I), B4-5 (II), H8-10, M3(III) and N8 (V). Rothschild 850. London: A. Millar, 1749. 12mo, contemporary full calf rebacked. 6 vols. With handsome bookplate of noted collector Arthur Wilmer Lissauer on front pastedown. Light wear to bindings, very minor occasional foxing. A very handsome set.

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        Albius Tibullus, eques Romanus; et in eum Jo. Antonii Vulpii philologi ac rhetoris in Gymnasio Patavino novus commentarius diligentissimus

      Padua: excudebat Josephus Cominus, 1749 First edition as edited, with an extensive commentary, by the prominent Italian classical scholar Giovannantonio Volpi (1686-1766). An important edition of the love poems of Albius Tibullus, a first century BC contemporary of Horace and Virgil. Volpi (or Vulpius) had already produced a comparable edition of Catullus, and he later turned his attention to Propertius as well. . Contemporary half green straight-grained morocco. Flat spine, ornately gilt, edges stained yellow. Quarto. Title-page in black and red, with engraved vignette. Decorative headband, tail-pieces, and initial letters, publisher's device on colophon leaf. Minor rubbing to boards. A fine copy in an attractive binding. "Dr. Harwood gives this edition every praise" (Dibdin I, 382). Aside from the scholarly merit of this volume, it is also a fine example of Italian 18th-century typography at its best. Volpi and his brother started a printing business in Padua with the stated aim of producing books outstanding for their content as well as for their appearance. As director of this company they hired Giusseppe Comino.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Sammlung Geist und Sinnreicher Gedancken, Uber Verschiedene aus der Natur, Kunst, und Wissenschafften vorgestellte Sinn-Bilder

      Prague: Jakob Schweiger, 1749. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to. [22 x 18], 47, 80, 70 pp., (1) f., 92 pp., (2) ff., including title printed in red and black, 58 nearly full-page engraved emblems. Bound in contemporary calf, head and tail of spine chipped and a puncture to front cover. Some toning and foxing to text leaves of parts 1-3, but plates are clean; final musical section very good. Very rare first edition of this German language emblem book printed in Prague, unusual if not singular in that the emblems are intended to be set to music. Each of the 58 large emblems in roundels is accompanied by odes, madrigals, and arias. The subject matter of the emblems is generally secular, variously depicting scenes from mythology-the torture of Tantalus, the perilous Scylla, the Trojan horse, Jason and the Argonaut's golden fleece, Atlas supporting the world; animals ranging from sinister snakes, bats and owls to elegant swans and active bees; and an array of dramatic landscapes full of thunderbolts and jagged mountains. A final section, evoking more religious themes, consists of the libretti for four oratorios: I. Tobias, II. Magdalena, III. Die obsiegende Liebe (a Passion oratorio), and IV. Der verlohrne Sohn. Johann Georg Ernst Cajetan Lösel composed music for 'Die obsiegende Liebe', but no copy is extant (Grove). Oppelt's interpretation of the 'spiritual thoughts' promised in the title is therefore not about fostering Christian virtue so much as noble sentiments of a more general nature. In this scheme, music and visual drama are used to stir the senses and emotions, in line with the work of rising contemporaries such as poets Friedrich Klopstock and Christoph Wieland. The work thus participates in the mid 18th century trajectory towards the culture of sentiment and sublime that is the signature of the Pre-Romantic period. OCLC lists Princeton and Trinity (Hartford) for the first edition; the 1766 is held by Northwestern. * Landwehr 462; Praz (1766) p. 439 (identical collation);

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen ... in Europa, Asia, Africa und America, in Ansehung ihrer verschiedenen Reiche und Länder, deren Lage, Größe, Gränzen ... wie auch der Sitten und Gebräuche der Einwohner, ihrer Religion, Regierungsart, Künste und Wissenschaften, Handlungen und Manufacturen ... Herausgeber J. J. Schwabe. Band 4

      Leipzig, Arkstee & Merkus 1749. 28 cm. (8), 726, (50) Seiten mit 46 teils ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit - Engelmann, Geogr. 107 - Alt-Japan-Kat 1373-74 (vgl.) - Inhalt: Beschreibung von Guinea, Beschreibung der Küsten von Rio da volta bis an das Vorgebirge Lope Gonsalvo, Schiffahrten und Reisen nach Guinea und Benin ... bis nach Kongo, Reise nach Kongo und Angola, Beschreibung von Loango, Kongo, Angola, Benguela, darin und a.: Goldküste, Königreiche Fetu, Sabu, Fantin, Akron, Agonna, Akkra usw., Sitten und Gebräuche der Eingeborenen der Goldküste, Eingeborene und Natur von Whidah, Beschreibung von Benin, Dionysius Carlis Reise nach Kongo, Missionsreisen usw. Tafeln und a.: 8 Karten (Küste von Guinea, Königreich Whidah, Meerbusen von Genin, Königreiche Kongo, Angola und Benguela usw.), Eingeborenenschmuck, Grabmal der Könige von Guinea, Waffen der Eingeborenen, Fetische, Bestrafung einer Ehebrecherin, Grundrisse mehrerer englischer, französischer und holländischer Forts usw. Deckel Schabspuren, Ecken angestoßen -

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        DÉCISIONS SOMMAIRES DU PALAIS, PAR ORDRE ALPHABÉTIQUE, ILLUSTRÉES DE NOTES & DE PLUSIEURS ARRÊTS DE LA COUR DE PARLEMENT DE BORDEAUX, 6ème éd. Revue, corrigée & augmentée d’un grand nombre de Décisions & d’Arrêts recueillis des Mémoires de plusieurs Illustres Sénateurs de ce Parlement, et à laquelle on a ajouté plusieurs nouveaux Arrêts notables & une Table très ample de Mots & des Matières y contenues.

      Bordeaux Jean-Baptiste Lacornée 1749 - , in-folio, pl. veau fauve raciné, tit. doré sur pc de maroquin bordeaux, dos à 6 nerfs ornés de fers dorés et de caissons avec triple filets encadrant et fleurons dorés, tr. rouge, cul-de-lampe, bandeaux et lettrines, impression en plusieurs polices et souvent en double colonne, (fortes épidermures, ors passés sur plusieurs caissons, coiffe sup. accidentée), intérieur très frais, [4 ff.]-600 p.

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        Poems On Several Occasions

      Printed by Robert And Andrew Foulis, Glasgow , 1749 . 2nd impression. . Half calf over marbled boards, VG. vi+148pp, booksellers ticket of Thomas Miller of Dundee to the pastedown, a previous owner has added 'Hamilton of Bangour' in ink to the title, a nice clean near fine copy. Paper fault at page 128 not affecting the text. This copy has the preface over 2 pages with the last line of pp3 reads 'It is owing to the delicay of' in some copies the preface is contained upon a single page. The work was first issued in 1748 with an errata slip & page 133 mis-numbered. The errors have been corrected in this impression. Poems of the Scotish Jacobite poet William Hamilton [ 1704 - 1754 ] which were published in Scotland is his absence by friends whilst he was in exile in France following the Battle of Culloden. The preface, by Adam Smith, is Smith's first published work.

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      1749. Good. [PENN, William] SOME FRUITS OF SOLITUDE, IN REFLECTIONS AND MAXIMS, RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF HUMAN LIFE. IN TWO PARTS [BOUND IN ONE VOLUME]. Newport, RI: Printed by James Franklin, at the Town-School-House, 1749. Eighth edition. 12mo. [12], 158, [8] pp.; [6], 104, 107-108, [2] pp. Part One is complete save for a missing blank leaf at the end; but the second part lacks two text pages, pp. 105-106, and the last two leaves are only partially there. Only the top half of text pp. 107-8 and the index leaf are present. In a worn contemporary brown calf binding with rounded corners, scratches and nicks to all surfaces, whose hinges have been strengthened. The title-page and the partial leaves at the end of the volume (pp. 107-108 and the index leaf) have been mounted on archival paper and tipped in. Most pages have a few nicks and tiny chips to edges, not effecting text, and there is dampstaining to a good portion of some pages. Ink ownership of Abigail and Sarah Crandell to front pastedown: no date, but it looks contemporary with the text. Printed by James Franklin, nephew and apprentice of Benjamin Franklin at age 10 after the death of his father James Sr., the first printer in Rhode Island. (Evans 6392).

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      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1749.. Six volumes. lxii,[2(errata)],214; [2],324; [2],370,[blank]; [2],312; [2],294; [2],304pp. 12mo. Early 20th century speckled calf, spines gilt extra, gilt labels, a.e.g. Joints a trifle rubbed, but sound, bookplate tipped in first volume, small marginal adhesion flaw to III:G12 and natural paper flaw affecting a couple letters to III:H6; small marginal spot to three leaves in vol. VI, otherwise a very good, or better, set. First edition of Fielding's masterpiece, and one of the key 18th century novels. The first edition consisted of 2000 copies, and these were virtually all spoken for prior to the formal day of publication. The copies of the first edition are distinguished, as here, by the presence of the page of errata following the table of contents in the first volume. The errata were corrected and the page taken over by the enlargement of the contents in the unmarked second edition of 1500 copies, which was ordered after the first edition was exhausted. Both editions were in circulation on the formal publication day of 28 February. This set exhibits the usual cancels and B5 in volume VI is unsigned. CROSS III:317. ROTHSCHILD 850-1. GROLIER ENGLISH HUNDRED 48.

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        Samling af åtskilliga handlingar och påminnelser, som förmodeligen kunna gifwa lius i swänska historien.

      (I)-III. Lund, C. G. Berling, (1749)-58. 8:o. (4),211 + (4),288 + (2),309 s. Med några träsnitt i texten. Två ngt nötta samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind och mörkbruna infärgade titelfält. Stänkta snitt. Ryggarna lite blekta, småfläckiga och med ytliga sprickor. Andra volymen är ngt mindre i formatet än den första, som också har ett minimalt maskhål i den främre ytterfalsen. Bra inlagor med endast enstaka obetydliga lagerfläckar. Gamla anteckningar på för- och eftersättsbladen, bl.a. med inköpsnoteringar och A. A. Hülphers, Eric Götlins (1805), G. W. Gumælius (1820) och Gustaf Rudbecks (1904) namnteckningar.. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 8886 som beklagar att endast dessa tre delar utkom med orden "Alla älskare af fäderneslandets historia hade önskat, at utgifvaren vidare fortsat et så vackert arbete". Författaren senare adlad Lagerbring. Innehåller bl.a. "Om J. Messenius och hans skrifter", "Om biskop Peder Månsons skrifter", "Om archiater K. Stobeus och hans skrifter", "Om bergsadel", "Tilökningar til stora rimkrönikan", "Historiska påminnelser om den för brukeliga aflatz handelen i Swerige", "Oförgripeliga påminnelser om wattuminskningen i Norden, huru wida deraf kan wäntas någon säkerhet i Sweriges ålder", "Om wetnskapernas forna öde uti Swerige", "Om öfwer-ceremoni-mästaren Sparfwenfeldt och hans correspondance", "Några anmärkningar och handlingar beträffande k. Karl Knutson och des regerings tid", "Utdrag af Siward Grubbes dagbok" och "En berättelse om S. Brita med några af hennes uppenbarelser"

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      Georgii Michaelis Margraffi. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1749. First Edition. Hardcover. Law; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; frontis; Small 4to 9" - 11" ; xxii, [2], 98 pages; MEMORABILIA SUSATENSIA QUIBUS ORIGO FATA IUDICA MAGISTRATUS PRIVILEGIA PACTA STATUTA MANDATA ORDINATIONES POLITICAE AC IUDICIALES RECESSUS IURISDICTIONALES, ALIAQUE INCLUTAE REIPUBLICAE SUSATENSIS NOTABILIORA HACTENUS PARTIM INEDITA AD ILLUSTRANDAM ...frontis copperplate laid down on reinforcing sheet. Title page in red and black. A book of law commentary by a professor of law. Later binding. Head and tail pieces, mixed Latin and German language. Graphic of book exterior available. .

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        Annaes historicos do Estado do Maranhao, em que se da noticia do seu descobrimento, e tudo o mais que nelle tem sucedido desde o anno em que foy descuberto até o de 1718

      A fundamental work on the Maranhao, ?A obra fundamental da história do Maranhao?. 1749. Lisbon. Francisco Luiz Ameno. In folio (283 mm x 194 mm). 13 ff. + 710. Later half vellum over boards, title lettered in gilt and with printed paper label at foot, a bit soiled but else very good. A wide margined copy, a few leaves with mainly marginal small worm holes, hardly noticeable, exceedingly fresh and clean, a splendid copy overall. First edition. Genuinely rare Portuguese work on their settlements on the northern states of Brazil, and one of the vastest sources of information on the Maranhao & the Amazon. It deals with wide range of subjects, commencing by its colonization, and focusing on its history, population and struggle with the Dutch. It would be hard to overestimate the immense importance of this chronic of Brazil. ?The first edition is rare and much sought after, as it is a classic on Maranhao? (Borba de Moraes). Berredo was Governor of the Marañon from the year 1718-1722; he died in 1748 at Lisbon, whilst preparing this work for the press. Sabin quotes Southey saying ?(Pereira)... has left for himself a more durable remembrance in his historical annals of the state over which he presided?; ?One of the rarest books and at the same time one of the best private histories of Brazil? (Leclerc). ?A obra fundamental da história do Maranhao? (Correa do Lago). Borba de Moraes, 103. Correa do Lago, Brasiliana Itau, 2009. Palau, 218678. Rodrigues, Bibliotheca Brasilica, 388. Sabin, 4967.

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        Vida del Glorioso Padre y Patriarcha Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Fundador de el Orden de Predicadores

      Barcelona, en la Imprenta de Pedro Escuder, 1749. 4to.; 12 hs., 642 pp., 11 hs. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época.

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        Voyage de la baye de Hudson. Fait en 1746 & 1747, pour la découverte du passage de Nord-Ouest

      With valuable information of the previously relatively unknown Eskimos. 1749. Paris. Antoine Boudet. Two volumes in 12mo (182 mm x 110 mm). 1 [blank] + 2 ff. i-lvi (errors in foliation) + 182 + 2 ff + 1 [blank]; 1 [blank] + 2 ff. + 319 + 1 [blank] & 10 folding plans and plates. Contemporary half calf over boards, spines gilt with red morocco labels, minor splitting to first volume, heads with chipping, generally good. Entirely uncut copy, thus a wide margined copy, very fresh and clean. First French edition ?published in English in 1748 for the first time. ?The most important result of this voyage was that it definitely put an end to the idea that the North West Passage lay through Hudson´s Bay. Ellis´ work... many valuable observations... on the customs of the Eskimos ? a people then practically unknown? (Lande). Ellis (1721 ? 1806) was an Irish traveller, hydrographer and mineralogist. The illustrations show the animals customs and general observations Ellis made on his journey ?including seals, whales and polar bears. Sabin, 22313. Lande, 1162.

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        [Palestine] A journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem; at Easter, A.D. 1697. The seventh edition; to which is now added an account of the author’s journey to the banks of Euphrates at Beer, and to the country of Mesopotamia. With an index to the whole work. By Hen. Maundrell, M. A. late Fellow of Exeter Coll. and Chaplain to the Factory at Aleppo

      Oxford: printed at the Theatre, for W. Meadows Bookseller in Cornhill, London, MDCCXLIX [1749]. Half-Calf. Fine. 8vo: [12],171,[1]pp, with engraved title vignette and 15 further copper-engraved plates (most folding, four of which signed by Hawksmoor). Modern half-calf over marbled boards, spine decorated in blind with five raised bands, red leather lettering piece gilt. A Fine copy, spine a tad faded, text very lightly toned but clean and bright, plates in vivid impressions. Gibson's Library, p. 194 (for an earlier edition). Seventh Edition. At 3 pm, on Friday, 26 February 1697, Maundrell and fourteen others set off on an Easter pilgrimage from Aleppo, in Turkey (where Maundrell was chaplain to the Levant Company's factory) to Jerusalem, traveling across northern Syria to Latakia, down the coast to Acre, then to Jerusalem. According to the ODNB, "The Journey was partially intended to bring up to date George Sandys's account of 1610 (Relation of a journey begun an. dom. 1610. Foure bookes. Containing a description of the Turkish empire, of Aegypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy and llands adioyning). In fact, Maundrell's account is quite different from that of Sandys, and is a major work in its own right, giving detailed descriptions of the life and landscapes of Syria, Lebanon, and Palestine, including the agricultural practices of the regions and places encountered, in addition to descriptions of places of religious significance. . . . Curzon, in his Visits to Monasteries in the Levant (1849), says that he ‘was struck with the superiority of old Maundrell's narrative over all the others, for he tells us plainly and clearly what he saw’ (Curzon, 168), and Howell, in a preface to a 1963 reprint of the Journey, says that ‘it is taut, disciplined writing from which every wrinkle of ambiguity has been ironed away’ (Howell, xi). Most of the nineteenth-century writers on the Holy Land, including Henry Robinson, Dean Stanley, Carl Ritter, and George Adam Smith, comment positively on Maundrell's account." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Real Carta Executoria de Sentencia de la Real Chancillería de Valladolid y Juez Mayor de Vizcaya en el PLEITO entre Don Pedro de Palacios y Ayesta y Don Joseph de Aguirre, marido de Doña Maria Ysabel de Palacios y Ayesta, vezina del Valle de Orozco del Señorío de Vizcaya, de una parte, y de otra Don Manuel de Guendica y Palacios, Alferez de Marina, natural de la Villa de Vilbao, y Domingo de Zarraga y Doña Damiana Ramona de Guendica y Palacios, marido y muger, y Doña Ana Maria de Guendica y Palacios, vezinos y naturales de la Anteiglesia de San Lorenzo Zarauzano, junto a Don Pedro de Palacios y Lecanda, clerigo diacono, Don Roque de Picaza como marido de Doña Theresa de Palacios y Lecanda, y Don Jabier de Ulibarri, como marido de Doña Maria de Palacios y Arbaiza, vezinos y naturales de dicho Valle de Orozco y Luga de Amurrio, junto con Martin de Ysasi y Domingo de Larrabida, vezinos de dicho Valle, como Curadores ad Litem y de Persona y Vienes de Don Juan Luis de Palacios, natural de dicho Valle, y de

      Manuscrito, fechado y autentificado en Valladolid, 1749. Un insólito y excepcional volúmen en folio, integrado por 1699 folios sin numerar, de un abultado grosor de unos veinte centímetros. Curiosísima y habilidosa encuadernación de la época, en pergamino, entero sin fallos ni uniones, y con cierres, en excelente estado. El documento final para la ejecución de la Sentencia en un intrincado Pleito que se inicia en 1742, a raiz del misterioso asesinato del último detentador del Vínculo y Mayorazgo de Palacios, en el vizcaino Valle de Orozco, que muere solteron, y la inmediata aparición de una hija natural de veintidos años. Y de su madre. El lío judicial es mayúsculo con el posicionamiento de enfrentados pretendientes al Vinculo y Mayorazgo, al margen de los Bienes Libres. El Pleito duró siete años. Esta Carta Ejecutoria de Sentencia pesa más de siete kilos. Dura Lex, sed Lex.

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        Erneuerter alter Gnaden-Brunn Oder Das Wunderbare Gnaden-Bild Der Allerseeligsten im Tempel zu Jerusalem geopfferten Jungfrauen Mariae. Welches In der Prediger-Ordens-Kirchen, der Königlichen Befreyten Berg-Stadt Böhmisch-Budweiß, schon das vierdte Jahr-Hundert, andächtig verehret wird, und mit Wunder-Zeichen leuchtet ... Vorgetragen Von einem ... Dienern Mariae ... aus dem Heiligen Prediger-Orden. Wien, Hueth 1749. (S. 153:) Der Dritte Theil. Enthaltend die Weise Mariam in diesem ihren Gnaden-Bild mit besonderer Andacht zu verehren

      Retz, Hueth 1749. 16 cm. (16) S., S. 153-352, (4) Seiten mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 61 Kupfern von Tobias Lebek, Klauber, J. A. Pfeffel, Ph. Hillinger, M. Engelbrecht und a. Schwarzer Lederband der Zeit mit Goldprägung und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt - Teil 3 mit den Marien-Gebeten und den Vorstücken des Gesamtwerkes. S. 245/246 fehlen die ersten 5 Zeilen. Vorgebunden ist ein handschriftliches Gebetbuch: Geistliche Seelen-Speiß. Täglich einer Jedweder Andächtigen seelen zu geniessen. Wodurch Dero Anmuthungen zu Göttlichen Sachen nicht allein vermehret, sondern auch die Lieb gegen selben mehr und mehr entflammet wurde. Anderter Theil. Von dem Gebett und Täglicher Andacht. Handschrift. Ohne Ortsangabe, um 1750. 155 unnumer. Blatt mit 70 Kupfern von Klauber, J. E. Bellinger, J. A. Peschel, S. T. Sondermayr und F. L. Schmittner. - Saubere und gut lesbare Handschrift, vermutlich nach einem 1714 in Augsburg unter dem Titel "Geistliche Seelenspeis auf alle Tage des Jahrs" erschienenen Gebetbuch von Felix Fossa (1656 - 1725), Theatiner-Probst zu Salzburg (vgl. DBA 335, 69). Mit kalligraphischem Titel und Randleisten. Die meisten der gestochenen Andachtsbilder sind von Rokoko-Kartuschen und -Rocaillen eingerahmt. Darunter befindet sich je ein Wallfahrtsbild der Heiligkreuz-Kirche zu Znaim (Mähren) und vom Palmbühl bei Rottweil. Rücken am Rand unten restauriert, auf den dem Deckel die Prägung M. A. P. 1756 -

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        Afrique Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans Premier Prince du Sang

      Paris, 1749. unbound. very good(+). Map on four sheets joined into two sheets. Engraving with original hand outline color. Top image measures 20 7/8" x 39", bottom image measures 19" x 38.5". Beautifully detailed wall map of the African continent with an inset of the Azores. While most of the detailing is focused on the coast, there are attempts at describing the interior. Includes a decorative allegorical cartouche featuring a male figure, a sphinx, a woman wearing an elephant headdress (representing Africa?), snakes, an ostrich, a lion, a camel and pyramids in the background. In addition to geographical information, this map features various cultural, political and historical descriptions. D'Anville (1697-1782) was a prolific French Royal geographer. Very light scattered foxing. Wear and creases to edges. A few small tears.

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        Memorial de Paris et de ses environs.

      Nouvelle edition. Considérablement augmentée. I-II. Paris, chez Bauche, fils, 1749. 8:o. Grav. front,grav. titelblad,(12),324,1-13,(1) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta + grav. front,grav. titelblad,XXXVI,293,(3),1-22 s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta. Med grav vinjett på s. (1) i del I. Två prydliga hfrbd från 1800-talets början med mörkt gröna titeletiketter i marokäng och ovala nummerskyltar. Gula snitt. I den första delen en solkfläck på s. 5 och några tråkiga fläckar på s. 42-50. Gamla anteckningar i nedre marginalen på titelbladet och s. 266. Sista bladet lagat i nedre yttre hörnet och sista sidan solkig. Den andra delen sporadiskt småfläckig med några fuktfläckar på s. 205-06. Med Almsta biblioteks exlibris.. Tidigare upplagor utkom 1732, 1734 och 1744. De sista 22 sidorna med egen paginering i del II består av bokreklam från förläggaren. Den första kartan avbildar Paris och den andra Frankrike. Enligt Barbier har upplagan 1744 utsatt författarnamn. Föreliggande upplaga är "augmenté par l'abbé G.-T. Raynal." Italienaren Annibale Antonini (1702-55) är mest känd som författare till ordböcker och andra språkböcker. Han var verksam i Paris från 1726. Böckerna härrör ur Almstads bibliotek i Östergötland som tillhörde lagmannen Fredrik Jakob Funck (1778-1864). Delar av biblioteket fick han i arv efter sin far Alexander Funck (1716-97). Denne var var bergsråd och ledamot av Vetenskapsakademien. En omfattande resedagbok i sju volymer, som beskriver hans stora studieresa i Europa 1748-53, tillhör idag Riksarkivet. Möjligen är detta verk inköpt av honom under resan. Anteckningen på s. 266 innehåller bland annat en referens som tycks hänvisa till hans resedagbok

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        Barnabae Brissonnii Opera minora varii argumenti, nimirum antiquitatum ex jure civili selectarum libri quatuor

      Lugduni Batavorum: 1749. Folio. [22]ff., 615, [49], [46]pp. *2-***********2, *2, A3-4, **2, A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4-Hhhh4, Iiii2-Yyyy2 (- Yyyy2), a2-m2 (- m2). Title-page in red-and-black. Contemporary vellum, arms on upper cover in gilt. Repaired. Ties missing. From the libraries of Lister, and the 7th Earl of Hopetoun, John Adrian Louis Hope, with their bookplates..

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        De L'Esprit Des Lois, Ou Du Rapport Que Les Loix Doivent Avoir Avec La Constitution De Chaque Gouvernement, Les Moeurs, Le Climat, La Religion, Le Commerce, & C. , a Quoi D'Auteu a Ajoutee Des Recherches Nouvelles.... [2 Volumes Bound in 1]

      Geneve [Really Par. ] : Barrillot & Files, 1749. Nouvelle edition. Corrigee par l'auteur & augmentee d'une table des matieres, & d'une carte geographique .... Attributed to the baron de Montesquieu in NUC pre-1956. Referenced by: Goldsmiths Kress library of economic literature, no. 8393.2. Pagination: t.1: viij, [16], 369, [1] p. ; t.2: [2], 306 [ie. 396], [16] p. Subjects; Law - Philosophy. Jurisprudence - Early works to 1800. Final leaves defective and mounted, shadow staining throughout. Original bordered calf, very good.. Professionally recased; very impressively finished. Remains quite a well-preserved copy overall; scans and additional detail on request.

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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,, 1749. Compiled from his Papers and Materials, by Richard Walter, M.A. Chaplain of His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, in that Expedition. Illustrated with Forty-Two Copper-Plates. The Fifth Edition. Quarto (292 × 225 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, red morocco label, double gilt rules, raised bands, red sprinkled edges. 42 engraved plates, plans, charts and maps (folding and/or double page). Spine a little dried and cracking, neat restoration to extremities and joints, overall a very good, wide-margined copy, internally clean. Large paper copy, first published the previous year. 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.)

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        Traité d'Optique Mechanique, dans lequel on donne les régles & les proportions qu'il faut observer pour faire toutes sortes de Lunettes d'approche, Microscopes simples & composés, & autres Ouvrages qui dépendent de l'Art. Avec une instruction sur l'usage des Lunettes ou Conserves pour toutes sortes de vûes

      Finely engraved vignette on title & four folding engraved plates. xii, 372, [3] pp. 8vo, cont. mottled calf (faint dampstaining in upper margin of early leaves), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: J.B. Coignard & A. Boudet, 1749. First edition. "An eighteenth century treatise on mechanical optics, containing rules and proportions for making all kinds of spectacles and microscopes...[followed by instructions] for the use of glasses for the different kinds of defects."-B.O.A.C., I, 210. Thomin describes other optical instruments including telescopes, magnifying glasses, and the magic lantern. Fine copy. ❧ Poggendorff, II, 1097. .

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      Groningen: H. Spoormaker, 1749. (48)pp. This is the smallest of all the 18th century books known to us, printed in 5-point black-letter type across the spread, with pages pasted together and set into the binding. A collection of poems on the kings of the House of Orange, this book was printed during the reign of William IV, Prince of Orange and Nassau-Dietz, the first hereditary stadtholder of the Netherlands. It was virtually unknown until 1952 when, according to an article in The Miniature Book Collector, several copies mysteriously came up for sale. The article goes on to say that a Dutch antique dealer had found a box full of these minute books in a collection of antiques he had bought. He sold the whole group of books, but "later regretted having done so as the sight of the tiny volumes in his window had brought him many curious customers" (6). The books described in the article and in Houghton were bound in red calf with decorated in gilt, but this copy is bound in contemporary brown calf with gilt ornamentation. Slight bowing to boards, else fine. Housed in a red leather clamshell box lined in felt. Altogether a fine copy of an extremely rare book with an interesting story. A.e.g. (Welsh 5402; Houghton 259; Miniature Book Collector June 1960, p.5). (11/16 by 3/8; 17x9mm).

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        De L’Esprit Des Loix…

      Leyden [i.e. Lyon?]: "Chez Les Libraires Associés, 1749., 1749. 2 Volumes in 1. 4to. pp. viii, [14], 369; 2 p.l., 306 [i.e. 395], [12], 16(‘Critique’, 50(‘Défense’). woodcut ornaments & initials. contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, corners renewed (some light foxing & browning). few early ms. notes in margins & corrections in text. Early Edition of one of the most remarkable works of the eighteenth century, treating the philosophical principles of law and government, and the determining influence of geographical and economic factors on social thought, customs, and legal and political institutions. Montesquieu was unanimously advised by his friends, including Helvétius and Fontenelle, not to publish, but he ignored them. Despite Helvétius’ criticism that the work was too moderate, it was placed on the Index and the Sorbonne planned a regular censure of it. Although largely misunderstood or ignored by his contemporaries, including the ‘philosophes’, Montesquieu’s theories exerted a profound influence; "they underlay the thinking which led up to the American and French Revolutions, and the United States Constitution in particular is a lasting tribute to the principles he advocated." (PMM) This edition is unrecorded in the bibliographies. cfBrunet III 1859-60. cfCioranescu 46153. cfGraesse IV 589. cfPrinting and the Mind of Man 197..

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        Bucolicorum Eclogae Decem: The Bucolicks of Virgil; The Georgicks of Virgil (2 volume set)

      R. Reily, for T. Osborne, 1749-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. 2 volume set. xciv, [1], 390, 7, [11] + xvi, 487, 4, [13] pp. 3 engraved plates, 2 folding maps in the vol. 1. 8 engraved plates, 2 folding maps in the vol. 2. 8vo. Bound in contemporary sheepskin. Covers worn, boards detached or starting. Contents toned with occasional light foxing. London: R. Reily for T. Osborne, 1749; T. Osborne and J. Shipton, 1755 Latin text of Virgil's pastoral and agricultural poetry with English translation and natural history notes by the botanist John Martyn (1699-1768), of which the Georgics first appeared in 1741 and the Bucolics in 1749. "The notes discuss in considerable detail the proper identification of the plants mentioned by the poet . . . It was one of the works on which the reputation of John Martyn rested"--Hunt 517 (original edition of the Georgics only).

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        The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year Mdcc : Abridged, and Disposed Under General Heads

      London : Printed for W. Innys, etc, 1749. Hardcover. Very Good. Volume III only. 688 p., plates, maps, tables, diagrs.; 24 cm. 8vo. Professionally rebound in modern leather on original boards. Tight binding and good cover. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal toning. Foldout illustrations in clean, unmarked condition without tear or wear. Please feel free to view our photographs. This volume pertains to all things Anatomical, Medical and Chemical.

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      1749. Very Good. LOWTHORP, John. THE PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS AND COLLECTIONS TO THE END OF THE YEAR MDCC. ABRIDGED, AND DISPOSED UNDER GENERAL HEADS. VOLUME II. CONTAINING ALL THE PHYSIOLOGICAL PAPERS. London: Printed for W. Innys, R. Ware, ... and J. Ward, 1749. 5th edition, corrected, in which the Latin papers are translated into English. 919 pp. Thick 8vo., old calf with gilt rules, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine with gilt red morocco spine label. Boards worn, hinges tender. Spine slightly chipped at heel and crown. Red edges. Early armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Interior very good, occasional light foxing. Folding plates complete (scientific instruments, maps, biology, botany). Meteorology, biology, botany, chemistry, geometry, astronomy, geology. First edition in English.

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        Histoire Generale des Voyages, ou Nouvelle Collection de Toutes les Relations de Voyages par Mer et par Terre. Volume Nine, Part Three and Four

      La Haye- Pierre de Hondt, 1749 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. One volumeexploring China and Tibet, with engravings and maps, from Abbe Prevost extensive Histoire Generale des Voyages. Volume Nine, Parts Three and Four. Part Three: Description de la Tartarie Orientale et du Tibet. Part Four: Voyages Dans la Tartarie, Le Tibet, La Bukkarie, et a la Chine. With fourteen plates and eight maps, and a large fold-out Map of the World to the rear. The title page is missing. A typed title page has been bound in. In French. Head- and tail-pieces, initial letters,and marginalia. Volumes 1-9 are a translation of John Green's New General Collection of Voyages and Travels -Copac. With a Bookseller Advertisement to the front. Antoine Francois Prevost, 1697 1763, usually known simply as the Abbe Prevost, was a French writer, translator, and novelist. Condition: Disbound. Externally, worn. The spine is cracked in several places, with slight loss. The front board is missing. The rear board is detached. Internally, generally firmly bound, although split in correspondence with the cracked spine. The first page is browned with marks, with intermittent browning, prominent to the rear. From the front to page 35have smallclosed tears, creases and chips, with marks,to the fore-edge margin. There are occasional marginal small closed tears. There are tidemarks to the firsttwenty leaves. With intermittent spots and marks, and marginal tidemarks. Overall: FAIR with a good interior..

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        De l'Esprit des Loix, ou du rapport que les loix doivent avoir avec la constitution de chaque gouvernement, les moeurs, le climat, la religion, le commerce, &c. A quoi l'Auteur a ajouté des recherches nouvelles sur les Loix Romaines... -

      Amsterdam, Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1749.2 voll. in 1. In-4. Legatura coeva in vitellino chiaro, dorso con nervi e ricchi fregi oro, stemma nobiliare impr. in oro sui piatti. Vignetta sui frontespizi. (4), XVIII, 256 pp.; (4), X pp., pp. 257-533, (3); esemplare fresco, marginoso e ben rilegato. Bella stampa della celebre opera, pubblicata pochi mesi dopo l'edizione originale (Ginevra, ottobre 1748). «Distinguant, selon les degrés de liberté qu'ils comportent, trois formes de gouvernement, la république (démocratie et aristocratie), la monarchie et le despotisme, Montesquieu fonde la science politique moderne en analysant la forme de chaque gouvernement pour découvrir les lois propres, c'est-à-dire fondamentales, à chacun, et en déduire les lois positives que chacun de ces gouvernements doit adopter» (En Français dans le texte, 138). PMM 197: «... his theories underlay the thinking which led up to the American and French revolutions, and the United States Constitution in particular is a lasting tribute to the principles he advocated.» Early edition (first: 1748), and a good large copy, attractively bound in contemp. calf, spine in six compartments and richly gilt, gilt coat-of-arms on covers.

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        L'esprit des lois de Montesquieu, lu la plume à la main par Monsieur de la Chalotais (manuscrit)

      Manuscrit entièrement olographe in-4° en feuilles, 50 feuillets. Analyse chapitre, par chapitre de L'Esprit des Lois, très nombreuses corrections. Une deuxième partie est annexée dont le titre est "Notes et commentaires sur l'Esprit des Lois - ébauches par Mr. Chaillou". Dans ce manuscrit inédit composé en 1749, l'analyse économique et sociale tient une place importante. Louis-René de Cardeuc de la Chalotais est un noble breton qui passa sa vie à Rennes (1701-1785) Très bon couverture souple Edition originale Signé par l'auteur

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        Notae graecorum sive vocum et numerorum compendia quae in aereis atque marmoreis graecorum tabulis observantur Collegit recensuit explicavit easdemque tabulas opportune illustravit Eduardus CorsinusCl. Reg. Scholarum Piarum in Academia Pisana Professor. Accedunt dissertationes sex quibus marmora quaedam tum sacra tum profana exponuntur ac emendantur [Vignetta xilograf.], Florentiae, E Typographio Imperiali, Anno mdccil. Superiorum Permissu

      Tipografia Imperiale 1749 Incisioni di Carlo Faucci su disegni di Giuseppe Zocchi. Brunet, II 309; Graesse, II 277 Solido, freschissimo, con frontesp. a caratteri rossi e neri, pregevoli testatine, vignette, capilettera incisi; carattere tondo, corsivo e greco

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        Ragionamento contro la volgare opinione di non potere venire a Roma nella estate. -

      Roma, de' Rossi, 1749.In-4. Pergamena coeva. Armi cardinalizie inc. in rame sul frontespizio. 95 pp.; lievi fioriture sparse. Edizione originale di un'opera non comune. Blake 256. Wellcome III, 449. Rossetti, Roma, G-1197. A scarce and unusual work against the opinion that visiting Rome in summer could be dangerous. Contemp. vellum; some mild foxing.

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