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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);

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc.]
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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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        Opera medica. In Tomos duo divisa. Editio Novissima, aliis omnibus quae praecesserunt multò emaculatior, & novis Additamentis ditior. Imo Indice Alphabetico locupletissimo in locum Elenchi Rerum suffecto, utiliissime ornata. Segue: MUSGRAVE, Guillaume. De arthridide symptomatica dissertatio; De arthridide anomala..

      Genevae, Fratres de Tournes, 1749. 1749 2 volumi in -4, pp. 711 - 496 - 88 - 166. Cartonatura rustica dell'epoca. Dorsi rinforzati anticamente con carta. Tit. calligrafati. Primo frontespizio stampato in rosso e nero (un po' sporco nel margine interno). Tracce d'uso alle cartonature, ma buon esemplare, a grandi margini, di questo classico del celebre medico inglese. Thomas Sydenham (1624 - 1689), definito "l'Ippocrate inglese", è conosciuto per il suo impegno nella cura del vaiolo, per l'uso della tintura di oppio (laudano), e per l'appoggio dato al trattamento della malaria tramite i principi della corteccia dell'albero della china.

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        Antiche Relazioni dell'Indie, e della China di due Maomettani che nel secolo Nono v'andarono. Tradotte dall'Araba nella lingua Francese, ed illustrate con Note, e Dissertazioni dal Signor Eusebio renodozio. Ed insieme con queste aggiunte fatte italiane pe.

      Bologna,, Tommaso Colli, 1749.. 1749 In-4°; pp. VIII - 376. Leg in cartonatura coeva, piccoli restauri al dorso, tracce d'uso al frontespizio e lieve alone d'umido alle prime 10 carte e alle ultime 20. Nell' insieme comunque buon esemplare. Prima edizione italiana di questa importante raccolta di impressioni e osservazioni relative all'India ed alla Cina scritta da due viaggiatori Arabi nel nono secolo. Sulaiman e Abu Zaid Hassan viaggiarono in Asia dall' 851 al 877. Il manoscritto, oggi conservato alla Biblithèque Nationale, è l'unico che ci è pervenuto di questi due viaggiatori, ed è stato tradotto per la prima volta dal renaudot nel 1718 Cfr.: Cordier, BS, 3, col. 1923-4; Walravens, p. 20; Lust, 298.

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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 Manuel Moreno, Procurador de Número de esta Real Chancillería, como Curador ad Litem de Juana de Palacios, residente en la Villa de Vilbao, y Don Francisco de Echabarria como marido de Doña Maria Francsca de Guendica y Palacios, vezina de la Villa de Guardia....SOBRE la Subzesion y Posesion de los Vinculos y Maiorazgos fundados por Don Pedro de Palacios y Doña Ysabel de Olavarria, vezinos que fueron de dicho Valle de Orozco y que bacaron por fin y muerte de Don Pedro y Don Juan de Palacios y Olavarria, hijos que fueron de dichos fundadores.

      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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        Lettre sur les Aveugles à l'usage de ceux qui voyent [Suivi de : ] Pensées sur l'interprétation de la nature. [ édition partiellement originale ]

      DURAND 1749 1 vol. in-12 relié plein veau d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné, s.n., Londres, 1749, Lettres sur les Aveugles : 220 pp. et 6 planches hors texte ; Pensées sur la nature, s.l., s.n., 1754, 2 ff., 206 pp. et 6 ff. n. ch. Rare exemplaire de l'édition originale de La Lettre sur les Aveugles, complet des 6 planches ; on trouve, reliée à la suite, la seconde édition des "Pensées sur l'Interprétation de la Nature", dont l'édition originale est d'une rareté extrême (petite galerie de vers au dos en queue, qq. petites mouill., qq. annotations au crayon en marge, le 2 f. de tables des "Pensées" relié par erreur dans le corps du texte). Tchemerzine, IV, 433 d ; Tchemerzine, IV, 442 b Français

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        Den Stormægtigste Konges Christian den Fierdes

      Konges til Danmark og Norge, de Venders og Gothers, Hertugs til Slesvig, Holsten, Stormarn og Ditmersken, Greves til Oldenborg og Delmenhorst, Historie, Sammenskreven af Niels Slange... forbedret af Hans Gram. 1.-4. part. Kbhvn. 1749. Med et portræt af Christian IV og ét af forfatteren, stukket af Chr. Fr. Fritzsch efter malerier af Carel von Mander. Fol. (4) + 10 + 1534 s. Med undtagelse af nogle få siders lette brunering, er dette et usædvanligt pænt ekspemplar med meget bred margin. Indbundet i 2 samtidige halvlæderbind med 7 bindforhøjninger og farvede tome- og titelfelter samt gulddekorationer og Chr. V monogram på rygge. Eksemplaret har været i det Classenske Bibliotek. With a portrait of Christian IV and of the author, engraved by Chr. Fr. Fritzsch after paintings by Carel von Mander. Except from a few pages weakly browning a very attractive copy with large margin bound in 2 contemporary halfleatherbindings with 7 raised bands and coloured title- and tome labels on spines together with golddecorations and the monogram of King Christian V.. Niels Slange (1656-1737). Kong Christian VI, der bekostede udgivelsen af dette værk, forlangte, at manuskriptet blev gennemset af Hans Gram. Dette førte til en del stridigheder mellem Slange og Gram, idet de var uenige om rettelserne. Christian IV, who paid for the publication of this work, demanded that the manuscript was examined by Hans Gram. This caused strife between Slange and Gram since they disagreed on the corrections. Bibl. Danica III, 68

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        Notizie storiche delle chiese di Verona raccolte da Giambattista Biancolini all'illustriss. e reverendiss. monsignor Giovanni Bragadino vescovo della città medesima, conte ecc..

      Per Alessandro Scolari al Ponte dalla Navi 1749-1752/1754 n. 4 voll., ril. cart. muta con autore, titolo e numero dei volumi scritti a penna sul dorso, cuciture in rilievo, all'interno la carta è croccante, fresca e candida in buonissime condizioni, pp. 8 n.n.+388+4 n.n. (primo volume); da p. 6 n.n.+395 a p. 840 (secondo volume); da p. 1 a p.328 (il testo continua con il libro quarto sul quarto volume da pag. 329 a pag. 850). Tuttavia all'interno del terzo volume di seguito alla pag. 328 si trova "Dissertazione seconda sopra la esistenza e identità de' sacri Corpi de' Santi Martiri Fermo e Rustico in Verona contro due scritture pubblicate da M.R.P.D. Gaetano Moroni bergamasco, datato 1754, stampato in Trento, presso Simon Laturner e Compagno, pp. 6+104). Bellissime le testatine, i finalini e alcune iniziali xilografate (molti sono gli stemmi, anche religiosi). In tutti i volumi si trovano numerose incisioni n.t. (una nel primo vol. ha specificato i nomi: "Cristofali del. Urbani sculp.) Nel primo vol. sono presenti n. 2 tavv. incise a piena pagina (la prima si trova a pag.32 ed illustra "Baptisterium antiquum in Ecclesia S. Zenoni Maioris Veronae; la seconda segue la pag. 384 ed illustra "Canonico Regolare di S. Giorgio in Braida e S. Angelo); nel secondo vol. n. 3 tavv. incise a p. pagina (nella pag. che precede p. 465 "Eremita Gesuato di S. Bartolomeo in Monte), p. che segue la p. 586 "Ospitalaria di S. Gio. Gerosoli,it. della Chiesa del S. Sepolcro ora di S. Toscana" e pag. che precede p. 735 "Benedettino Valleombrosano della Trinità"), nel terzo vol. n. 5 incisioni a piena pagina (pag. successiva a p. 38 "umiliata di S. Maria della Giara", appena dopo si trova "Umiliato di S.ta Maria della Giara", pag. successiva a p. 46 "Crucifero di S. Luca", pag. precedente a p. 129 "Eremita fiesolano di S. Zen. in monte", pag. successiva a p. 150 "Canonico Regolare di S. Antonio grande"; nel quarto vol. non si trovano incisioni a piena pagina. All'interno dell'ultimo tomo tra le pagine 380 e 393 c'è accanto alla cucitura centrale un leggero segno di vecchio tarlo. Ripetute le due pagg. 707-712 del vol. IV e non numerato il verso della p. 395 e il verso della pag. 396. Edizione in barbe, in alcuni punti la legatura è leggermente allentata.

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        Leçons de Physique expérimentale.

      8°. Mit 116 gestochenen Tafeln. Geglättete Kalblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung, Band 6: Halblederband. 6 Bände komplett. Band 1 und 2 in dritter Auflage, Rest in der ersten Ausgabe. - Mit ausführlichen Kapiteln über Optische Spielzeuge (Laterna Magica), Uhren u.a. - Band 6 mit Namensetikett auf dem Titelblatt. - Sehr sauberes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Sweriges historiographi Jacob Wildes swenska stats författningars, eller almänneliga rätts historie.

      Första delen, med förklaringar och påminnelser öfwer konglige bibliothecariens herr Olof Dalins Swea rikes historie: Af latinska språket förswänskad, med register försedd och til trycket befordrad af Anders Wilde. Stockholm, Historiographi regni tryckeri, 1749. 4:o. (16),+ 72,+ (4),+ 384, 395-741,+ (1) s. Litet hål sidan (7-8) med förlust av två bokstäver. Ren inlaga. Samtida skinnband, ryggen nött med upphöjda bind, blåa marmorerade snitt, något trasig i bakre fals. Från Vegeholm, med von Dübens exlibris. Warmholtz 6714 not & 1162. Allt som utkom. Översättning av första och andra kapitlet - med inledningen och forntiden - ur Wildes "Sueciæ historia pragmatica ...", som i sitt latinska original utkom 1731. Översättningen är gjord av sonen Anders Wilde, och Warmholtz anser att "... man har orsak beklaga, at det icke blifwit bragt til slut.". Sidan 467-650 innehåller "Bihang om nordiska historiens pålitelighet och tideräkningsgrund". En tidigare svensk översättning, gjord av Matthias Benzel, utkom 1742, under titeln "Det så kallade oinskränkta enwäldet ...", som dock endast omfattade avslutningskapitlet

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        De re nummaria, ejusque in historia svio-Gothica usu, dissertatio gemina; antehac in regia Academia Upsalieni publice defensa, nunc publice edita.

      Uppsala, 1749-(50). 4:o. (16),+169,+ (6),+ 172-194 s.+ 6 graverade delvis utvikbara planscher. Träsnitt i texten. Ful bläckrand på övre snitt, vilket trängt ner i övre marginal till sidan 40 samt på slutet och över hela sista sidan. Litet hål sid 167-168 med förlust av pagina. Hårt nött samtida hfrbd, med hål i ryggen. Hesse 1805, för bokupplagan med de två första delarna, och Hesse 1806 för dissertationerna med del tre. Warmholtz 2456, för dissertationerna. Bokupplagan med de två första dissertationerna i sviten, utgivna 1745-49, med tillägg av den tredje avhandlingen från 1750. De två första dissertationerna hade Johan Ihre resp. Olof Celsius som preses, medan Ziervogel själv var preses för den tredje med Johannes Gottmarck som respondent

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        Der reisende Avanturier.

      Oder sehr merckwürdiges Leben und Begebenheiten eines flamländischen Ritters, worunter er bey Erzehlung seiner eigenen Lebens-Umstände auch andere Schicksale glücklich und unglücklich gewordener Personen aus allerley Ständen aufführet, selbige mit untermischten Anmerckungen begleitet, und solche zum Unterricht und Belustigung seiner Mitbürger aus patriotischen eyfer mittheilet. Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1749. 8vo. Engr. front,+ (12),+ 284, 289-92 pp. Minor foxing. Spotting on pp. 275-76. Sewn as issued and uncut, in grey wrapper. From the library of Ericsberg. Second edition? First published in 1748. The frontispiece is engraved by Brühl in Leipzig. The so called "avanturier novels" become popular in Germany in the middle of the 18th century, and are sometimes seems as a subgenre to the Robinsonades but they lack the otherwise obligatory desert island

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        DESCRIZIONE D?UN FETO UMANO. Nato colla maggior parte delle membra raddoppiate.

      nella Stamperia di Pallade 1749 In-8 gr. (mm. 252x173), mz. pergam. mod. con ang., pp. XV + 4 cc.nn. di spiegazione delle 7 interessantissime tavole disegnate da Sorbi e inc. in rame f.t., più volte ripieg. (raffigurano gemelli siamesi con una testa sola). Il breve testo porta lunghe note a piè pagina (scritte su due colonne, a piccoli caratteri). "Prima edizione" di questo raro trattato sulle mostruosità umane, citato dai principali anatomisti, inclusi Boerhaave e Haller. Cfr. Blake, p. 430 - De Renzi,V, p. 320: ?Luigi Stampini, chirurgo bolognese, pubblicò in Roma nel 1749 la ?Descrizione di un feto umano con la maggior parte delle membra raddoppiate?. Trattavasi di un feto bicorporeo con una testa, che fu diligentemente sezionato, trovandosi un nuovo osso fra le due ossa dell?occipite: la midolla semplice nel capo, duplice nella spina dorsale; co? polmoni doppii, il ventricolo semplice, i visceri dell?addome duplicati; col nervo dell?ottavo pajo semplice nel capo, duplicato nel corpo. Questa storia è stata lodata da Portal?. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        LINNÉ, CARL von.

      Skånska resa, på höga öfwerhetens befallning förrättad år 1749. Med rön och anmärkningar uti oeconomien, naturalier, antiquiteter, seder, lefnads-sätt. Med tilhörige figurer. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1751. 8:o. (10),XIV,434,(34) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta och 6 grav. plr. Med träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. Nött hfrbd från 1800-talets första hälft med delvis oxiderad guldornerad rygg och ny röd titeletikett i marokäng. Brunstänkta snitt. Ryggen fläckig och med små sprickor i ytterfalsarna samt med en mindre skador i skinnet överst och nederst på ryggen. Inlagan bitvis ngt småfläckig, t.ex. på s. 39-42. Fuktfläck i nedermarginalen på s. 83-92. Kartan med en några cm lång reva nedtill i vikningen. Med Gunnar Brusewitz exlibris.. Bring Itineraria svecana 164. Soulsby 209. Cappelin Hvar finns Skåne beskrifvet s. 73. Utkom i tysk översättning 1756. Kartan och tre av planscherna signerade C. Bergqvist, varav en efter en förlaga av I. Gane. I detta exemplar finns bägge varianterna av sidan 26 medbundna, både den vanliga med "Gödselen" och den ovanliga, ursprungliga med "Svedjor" (här insatt efter eftersättsbladet och inte inräknad i kollationeringen). Varianterna uppkom av att Linné i förbigående berömde svedjebruket sådant han hade sett det bedrivas i Skåne. Linnés gode vän Carl Hårleman, som själv tagit avstånd från svedjebruket i sin "Dag-bok", råkade se några tidiga ark av Linnés resebeskrivning och uppmanade därefter Linné att inte ställa sig bakom "det landsfördärfwande swedjandet". En detalj kan tyckas, men Linné tog illa vid sig av Hårlemans kritik och han lät skriva en ny text om gödsel istället och byta ut det ursprungliga bladet. Gunnar Brusewitz illustrerade Wahlström & Widstrands nyutgåva av "Skånska resa" som utkom 1959 och har i "Strandspegling" redogjort för de två varianterna av s. 16

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        Thecla, eller den bepröfwade trones dygd.

      I-III. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1749-58. 8:o. 203,208-266,(10) + 306,(7) + (16),448,(16) s. Två marmorerade och lackade skinnbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerade ryggar och röda titel- samt gröna deltiteletiketter. Marmorerade snitt. Smala guldpräglade pärmbårder, kantförgyllning och inre denteller (Hedberg). Det första bandet, som omfattar del I-II, har blekt och ngt flammig rygg. I första delen ett par tuschstreck på s. 21 och några smärre fläckar i texten på s. 97-100 och 158. Några solkfläckar på s. 260-61 i del I, s. 169-70 i del II och s. 25 i del III. Ett svagt tryck gör texten svårläst på s. 92 i del II. I samma del en liten fuktfläck i yttermarginalen på s. 15-22. Det avslutande registret i del III är genomgående tämligen lagerfläckigt och med fuktfläckar.. I slutet av första och sista delen bokreklam från Lars Salvius. Kyrkoherden i Bro och Låssa församlingar i Uppsala stift, Jacob Mörk, är väl mest känd som "vår förste romanförfattare". Efter debuten med "Adalriks och Giöthildas äfventyr" skrev han "Thecla, eller den bepröfwade trones dygd". "Romanens utgångspunkt är den apokryfiska berättelsen om Paulus och den av honom omvända jungfrun Thecla, som vävs samman med en skildring av Palestinas historia under Neros sista år, grundad på Josefos berättelse om det judiska kriget" enligt "Svenskt biografiskt lexikon"

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      In-8 gr. (mm. 242x174), cartonato rustico coevo (dorso rifatto, tit. ms.), pp.num. VIII,128,(2), con 21 tavv. f.t. ripieg. (1 di mm. 435x435) che illustrano 223 tipi di fuochi d'artificio inclusi gli strumenti per la loro preparazione. Nell'opera, divisa in 4 parti, sono trattati: "Delle materie usuali che sogliono entrare ne' Fuochi Artificiali - Que' Fuochi che hanno il loro effetto nell'aria - De' Fuochi fermi per guarnire i teatri - De' Fuochi che fanno il loro effetto sopra l'acque". "Edizione originale". Cfr. Berlin Kat.,3304 - Morazzoni,211 - Brunet,VI,10223. Esempl. con barbe, frontesp. sciupato, numer. carte restaur. al marg. bianco per piccole manc., con aloni e pesanti tracce d'uso.

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        Samling af åtskilliga handlingar och påminnelser, som förmodeligen kunna gifwa lius i swänska historien, utgifwen af Sven Bring, professor wid academien i Lund.

      (1)-3. Lund, Carl Gustav Berling, (1749)-58. 8:o. (4),+ 211; (4),+ 288; (2),+ 309 s. Med tre träsnitt i texten, varav ett helsides. Fläck i marginalen s. 61 i andra delen och liten svag fuktrand i övre marginal i tredje, annars ren inlaga. Modernt skinnband med guldornerad rygg och blindpräglade pärmar. Warmholtz 8886. Bra svit av Lagerbrings intressanta samling av urkunder och historiska skrifter. Innehåller bl.a. hans kommentarer till Dalins Wattuminskningen, om Messenius skrifter och hans arrestering, om Stobaeus skrifter, "tillökningar til stora rimkrönikan", "om wetenskapernas förra öde i Swerige", om "Joh. G. Sparfwenfeld och des correspondance" (med brev från Leibnitz), en gammal berättelse om S. Brita (Birgitta) med några av hennes uppenbarelser. Sven Lagerbring (1707-87), född Bring och adlad Lagerbring 1769 var professor i Lund och Sveriges första moderna historiker, och den som under frihetstiden återupptog publicerandet av historiska handlingar, vilket sedan fortsattes av hans lärjungar Bergius och Gjörwell

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        De vibratione chordarum exercitatio.

      Leipzig, Grosse & Gleditsch, 1749. 4to. In: "Nova Acta Eruditorum Anno MDCCXLIX". The entire volume offered in contemporary full vellum. Hand written title on spine. A yellow label pasted on to top of spine. Two small stamps to title-page and free front end-paper. Library label to pasted down front free end-paper. As usual with various browning to leaves and plates. Pp. 512-527. [Entire volume: (4), 720, (24) pp. + six engraved plates.].. First printing of Euler's paper on the vibrating string problem, how to calculate musical frequencies, a mathematical subject that had challenged both Bernoulli and d'Alembert."By 1743 they [Bernoulli and Euler] had formulated linear differential equation for loaded strings with clamped ends. In 1746 d'Alembert derived the linear wave equation for small vibrations of a string such fixed ends. Euler, whose results did not appear in print until 1749, produced an alternate solution, allowing in a modern terminology any piecewise continuous initial shape for the vibrating string." (Bradley, Leonhard Euler: life, work and legacy, P. 30)."Among the large cycle of Euler's works on partial differential equations begun in the middle of the 1730's with the study of separate kinds of first-order equations, which he had encountered in certain problems of geometry (1740), the most important are the studies on second-order linear equations-to which many problems of mathematical physics may be reduced. First was the problem of small plane vibrations of a string, the wave equation originally solved by d'Alembert with the so-called method of characteristics. Given a general solution expressible as a sum of two arbitrary functions, the initial conditions and the boundary conditions of the problem admitted of arriving at solutions in concrete cases (1749). Euler immediately tested this method of d'Alembert's and further elaborated it, eliminating unnecessary restrictions imposed by d'Alembert upon the initial shape and velocity of the string (1749). As previously mentioned, the two mathematicians engaged in an argument which grew more involved when Daniel Bernoulli asserted that any solution of the wave equation might be expressed by a trigonometric series (1755). D'Alembert and Euler agreed that such a solution could not be sufficiently general. The discussion was joined by Lagrange, Laplace, and other mathematicians of great reputation and lasted for over half a century; not until Fourier (1807, 1822) was the way found to the correct formulation and solution of the problem. Euler later developed the method of characteristics more thoroughly (1766, 1767)." (DSB).Enestroem E119Many other papers by influential contemporary mathematicians, philosophers and historians are to be found in the present volume

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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.

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