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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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        'T ORANJE GESLAGT

      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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        PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS AND COLLECTIONS TO THE END OF THE YEAR MDCC

      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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        LA FIGURE DE LA TERRE, DÉTÉRMINÉE PAR LES OBSERVATIONS DE MESSIEURS BOUGUER, ET LA CONDAMINE...

      Charles-Antoine Jombert. 1749 ...DE L' ACADÉMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCE, ENVOYÉS AU PÉROU, POUR OBSERVER AUX ENVIRONS DE L' EQUATEUR. AVEC UNE RÉLATION ABREGÉE DE CE VOYAGE, QUI CONTIENT LA DESCRIPTION DU PAYS DANS LEQUEL LES OPÉRATIONS ONT ÉTÉ FAITES. IN- 4°, PIENA PELLE BAZZANA COEVA, DORSO A NERVI DECORATO IN ORO, TAGLIO ROSSO. (24), CX, (2), 394, (2) (ERRATA) PP. E 9 TAVOLE INCISE IN RAME RIPIEGATE F.T. BELL' ESEMPLARE DELLA RARA EDIZIONE ORIGINALE. EX-LIBRIS CANTERZANI. P. BOUGUER, GEODETA, IDROGRAFO E ASTRONOMO , FU PROFESSORE A LE HAVRE FIN DAL 1730 E MEMBRO DELL' ACCADEMIA DELLE SCIENZE DI FRANCIA, RAGGIUNSE UNA TALE MATURITÀ CHE FU SCELTO PER PARTECIPARE A UNA DELLE GRANDI SPEDIZIONI SCIENTIFICHE ORGANIZZATE ALLO SCOPO DI MISURARE LA LUNGHEZZA DI UN GRADO DI MERIDIANO E QUELLA DEL PENDOLO CHE SCANDISCE IL SECONDO, RIPETENDO L' ESPERIMENTO IN LAPPONIA E ALL' EQUATORE. NEL MAGGIO 1735 S' IMBARCÒ CON C.M. DE LA CONDAMINE E ARRIVÒ A QUITO L' ANNO SUCESSIVO. LE SUE RICERCHE RIGUARDARONO SOPRATUTTO L' ESAME DELL' AZIONE DELLA VARIAZIONE DI TEMPERATURA SULLA DIMENSIONE DEI METALLI, LA RIFRAZIONE ATMOSFERICA, LA DIPENDENZA DELLA PRESSIONE ATMOSFERICA DALL' ALTITUDINE E NUOVI PERFEZIONAMENTI NELLA TECNICA DELLA NAVIGAZIONE. "BOTH A PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL GROUNDS IT MAY BE JUSTLY CONSIDERED THE MOST IMPORTANT WORK OF ALL WHICH THE PERUVIAN EXPEDITION OCCASIONED, AND AS THAT WHICH SHOULS BE SELECTED BY A STUDENT WHO DESIRES TO CONFINE HIMSELF TO ONE OF THE ORIGINAL ACCOUNTS..." (TODHUNTER, HISTORY OF THE MATHEMATICAL THEORIES OF ATTRACTION AND THE FIGURE OF THE EARTH, 363). POGGENDORFF, I, 254. D.S.B.., II, PP. 343-44. JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY, I, 896. MAHEU, BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE P. BOUGUER (IN REV. D' HI DE SCIENCES, 1966, P. 195). ADAMS - CALVERT, HISTORIC ASTRONOMICAL BOOK, 69. LAMONTAGNE, VIE ET OEUVRE DE BOUGUER, PP. 37-39. UNA SPEDIZIONE SCIENTIFICA SETTECENTESCA IN PERU'.

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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 SS.ma 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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        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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        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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        LA PIROTECHNIA O SIA TRATTATO DEI FUOCHI D'ARTIFICIO.

      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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        Grundreglor til det ädla spelet reversy, til deras underrättelse, som äro begynnare.

      Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1749. 8:o. 29 s. Häftad i ngt nött brunt omslag. Handskriven titeletikett på främre omslag. Titelbladet lite småsolkigt och med en liten fuktfläck. Från Ericsberg.. Omtrycktes i Örebro 1754. Att kortspelsreglerna i första hand vände sig till en kvinnlig publik, förstås av det inledande förordet i versform: "Wackra kön, som verlden bryr/ låt er denna skänk behaga/ mången ledsam stund och saga/ för dess öfning fältet flyr/ just för er var mycket vunnit/ när man reversy uppfunnit". Författaren var militär, diplomat och riksråd samt en tid Lunds universitets kansler

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        "Novissimum Astronomiæ, Geographiæ, Ac Gnomonicæ Compendium Theoreticum...1749"

      Contemporary hand-coloured engraving, 49x59cm Augsburg c.1749 A most detailed print finely engraved by Tobias C. Lotter.. Excellent

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        PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS AND COLLECTIONS TO THE END OF THE YEAR MDCC

      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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        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, [...] men efter kongel.

      allernaadigst befaling igiennemseet og af archiv-documenter forbedret af Hans Gram. Köpenhamn, Hans kongel. majests. priviligerede bogtrykkerie, 1749. Folio. (4),10,1-968,968-1534,(1) s. & 2 grav. porträtt. Ngt nött men praktfullt rött marokängbd från ca 1800 med sju upphöjda bind, mycket rikt guldornerad rygg, grön titeletikett och överdådigt förgylld pärmdekor i form av eleganta bordurer och smakfulla blomsterarrangemang. Guldornerade pärmkanter och inre denteller. Helt guldsnitt. Ryggen ngt blekt och ytterfalsarna har några smärre nötningsmärken, mest vid binden. Några äldre bläcknoteringar på försättsbladen. I nyare, ngt nött, klotkassett med röd titeletikett. Inlagan med genomgående sporadiska fuktfläckar i yttre och nedre marginalen. Enstaka lager-, rost- och småfläckar. Mindre hål i yttermarginalen på s. 515, 1138, 1140 och 1470. En gammal lagning i yttermarginalen på s. 1204. Med Thore Virgins namnteckning daterad den 11 januari 1915 och hans exlibris.. Bibliotheca Danica III:68. Niels Slange (1656-1737) var bl.a. tjänsteman i det danska kanslikollegiet och adlades 1731. Då den på titelbladet nämnde Hans Gram avled 1748, kom också hans efterträdare Jacob Langebek att revidera och granska verket. Boken användes emellanåt av bokbindarskrået för mästerstyckesband, på vilket detta är ett fint exempel

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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... Documenter forbedret af Hans Gram.

      København, 1749. 10s + 1534 sider. Med kobberstukket portræt af Kongen og Niels Slange, stukket af Chr. Fr. Fritzsch efter malerier af Carel von Mander. Indb. i samtidigt hellæder med ophøjede rygbånd. Folioformat.. Bindet med slid på kanter og false kort revne i ene øvre fals. De første sider plettede og med smårifter langs kanterne. De øvrige sider med enkelte brune pletter i papirer. Mangler siderne 313-14, 315-16 med lang flænge og siderne 913-18 er ligeledes revet ud. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Irene: A Tragedy. As it is Acted in the Theatre Royal in Drury-Lane.

      Printed for R. Dodsley and sold by M. Cooper, London 1749. 8°. (8)+86+(2) pages. Late 19th century half-binding of brown morocco. Portrait of Johnson tipped in on the second flyleaf. Bookplate (Ejnar Christiansen).. First edition of Johnson´s early tragedy. Complete with the advertising leaf

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        NARRAZIONE delle solenni Reali Feste fatte celebrare in Napoli

      NARRAZIONE delle solenni Reali Feste fatte celebrare in Napoli da Sua Maestà il Re delle Due Sicilie Carlo per la nascita del suo primogenito Filippo Real Principe delle Due Sicilie. In Napoli, 1749. In folio; pp. 20. Antiporta allegorica incisa da Carlo Gregori: ricco cartiglio e sullo sfondo la città di Napoli ed il Vesuvio. 15 tavole dai disegni di Vincenzo Re di cui 9 incise da Giuseppe Vasi, 3 da Jardin e le altre da Guiducci, Polanzani e Le Lorrain. 13 tavole sono a doppia pagina, 2 più volte spieghevoli. Insegna al frontespizio, bella testata con una veduta di Baia. Un capolettera figurato. Lievi tracce d?umido all?antiporta. Restauro all?ultima carta. Esemplare marginoso. Legatura coeva in bazzana, fregi in oro al dorso. Lozzi 3018, nota; Berlin Kat., 3078.

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        La pirotechnia o sia trattato dei fuochi d?artificio

      In Venezia, appresso Gio. Battista Recurti, 1749. In 8vo; pp. VIII, 128, 2 n.nn. Cart. posteriore. Esemplare intonso con barbe. 21 tavole incise in rame e più volte spieghevoli che raffigurano tutte le fasi della preparazione dei più svariati fuochi artificiali. Opera divisa in quattro parti: nella prima sono descritti ed illustrati gli aspetti chimici, nella seconda e terza le varie fasi della preparazione e i diversi tipi di fuochi nonchè le "canne da luminazione" usate per illuminare i teatri, infine nella quarta i razzi, le bombe e le girandole da acqua. Edizione originale assai rara. Graesse I, pag. 52; Morazzoni, pag. 211; Philip, Bibliography of firework books, pag. 3: "The first work in Italian to deal exclusively with the subject of fireworks for pleasure. The book claims to have modernised and improved the inventions of Frezier, Hanzelet, Henrion, Ozanam and Simienowicz". 4 immagini allegate.

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        Historia principum langobardorum quæ continet antiqua aliquot opuscula de rebus langobardorum beneventanae olim provinciae quae modo regnum fere est Neapolitanum.

      Camillus Peregrinius Alex fil. Campanus recensuit atque carptim illustravit. Hac nova editione notis, ineditis adhuc opusculis, variisque dissertationibus, atque Peregrinii vita auxit Fransiscus Maria Pratillus. 1-5. Neapel, Johannis de Simoni, 1749-54. 4:o. Grav. porträtt,+ (8),+ LXXVI,+ 266,+ (5),+ 3 utvikbara tryckta tabeller,+ 4 utvikbara grav. planscher, varav två släktträd; (2),+ VIII,+ 407; (8),+ 347; (12),+ 466; (7),+ (blank),+ 328 s.+ 5 utvikbara tryckta tabeller. Första titelbladet tryckt i rött och svart. Genomgående något lagerfläckig, enstaka bruna streck i övre marginal och lätta fuktränder i del tre. Litet hål sid. 7-8 i del fyra, med delbokstavsförlust, och med ett litet återkommande maskhål i marginalen. Välbevarade samtida pergamentband, med gula resp. blå titel- och delfält med guldramar, samt stänksnitt. Fem volymer. Med graverat exlibris JW. Ståtlig svit ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Brunet IV, 493; "Collection fort estimée". Graesse V, 199. Warmholtz 1389 not. Andra betydligt utökade upplagan av Peregrinus samling av dokument rörande langobardernas historia, utgiven av Fransiscus Maria Pratillus. Den första kom 1643

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        L'ART DE TOURNER EN PERFECTION

      Paris: Charles Antoine Jombert, 1749. Second Edition. The First Important Book on Turning Wood, A Large Paper Copy in Luxurious Red Morocco 413 x 279 mm (16 1/4 x 11"). 2 p.l. (including engraved title), [iii]-xxvii, [i], 244 pp. FINE CONTEMPORARY SCARLET MOROCCO, HANDSOMELY GILT, covers with gilt triple fillet border and fleuron cornerpieces, flat spine heavily gilt in plain-ruled panels with elegant floral garland cornerpieces and central fleuron and small tools, gilt-ruled turn-ins, gilt edges (titling label a recent replica). WITH engraved frontispiece and 80 ENGRAVED PLATES ILLUSTRATING THE PREMISES, TOOLS, AND SOMETIMES STRIKING RESULTS OF THE MOST ACCOMPLISHED WOODWORKERS OF THE PERIOD. A Large Paper Copy. Text in French and Latin. Singer III, 336; Brunet IV, 729; Graesse V, 353. One very small gouge in front cover, three tiny wormholes in tail end of spine, two small closed marginal tears, a number of leaves with very faint overall browning, but still A FINE COPY, the handsome binding solid, lustrous, and with very little wear, the engravings richly impressed, and the text and plates especially clean and fresh. This is the augmented edition of the first book to explain and illustrate the previously secret techniques of turning wood, offered here in a luxurious copy with very spacious margins. Originally published in Lyon in 1701 (with fewer plates, and then reissued with Jombert's paste-over imprint in 1706), Plumier's book remained the authoritative text in its field for many years. Singer suggests the importance and usefulness of the work by saying that "it is difficult to trace the development of the lathe in the seventeenth century" prior to Plumier's description. The book is also notable because it includes what Singer calls the first "detailed account" of the construction of the mandrel lathe. Until the publication of this work, the art of turning wood had been a carefully guarded secret among its practitioners. Our author must have been persuasive indeed to convince the artisans to risk their livelihood by sharing their knowledge with him. Our augmented edition includes two more chapters than the first printing as well as eight additional plates (reflecting the work done with lathes by La Hire and La Condamine). Charles Plumier (1646-1704) was a Franciscan monk best known for his important work in the field of botany; he had also studied mathematics and physics, and was an accomplished painter, a draftsman, and--not surprisingly--a turner of wood. He conducted a number of botanical expeditions to the Americas, and was the first to identify and describe the fuchsia plant. Linnaeus named the plumeria plant (frangipani) in his honor. He brings the attention to detail honed by years of botanical drawing to the meticulous illustrations found here. A book like this would normally have been acquired for use in a workplace, and in keeping with that practical purpose, copies would usually have been sold with small margins and in mundane bindings. Although there are no marks of provenance here, the fact that our copy has grand margins and an expensive morocco binding strongly suggests that it was bought by, or used for presentation to, someone of considerable means and/or influence.

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        DEL TEATRO OLIMPICO DI ANDREA PALLADIO IN VICENZA. Discorso. Seconda edizione.

      In-8 p. (mm. 204 x 130), mz. pelle coeva con ang., filetti e tit. oro su tassello al dorso, pp. XII,(4),153, con ritratto di Palladio all?antiporta (inc. in rame da F. Zucchi su disegno di Marioti) e 5 belle tavv. architettoniche f.t. (più volte ripieg.), pure inc. in rame. ?Con lettere due critiche, l'una del Marchese Giovanni Poleni, pubblico professore nell?Universita? di Padova, l'altra dell'autore?. Cfr. Fowler,201 - Cicognara,767 - Berlin Kat.,2803 - Lozzi,6416. Una tav. restaur. per strappo, altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        Del teatro olimpico di andrea palladio in vicenza. discorso... seconda edizione con lettere critiche... padova, nella stamperia del seminario, 1749.

      Cm. 22,5, pp. xii, (4) 153 (3). Con ritratto di Palladio all'antiporta e 5 belle tavole ripiegate fuori testo. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Semplice legatura coeva in carta. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, con segni d'uso limitati alla coperta. Seconda edizione, preferibile all'originale del 1733 per le aggiunte apportate. Cfr. Fowler, 201; Cicognara: ""Opera grandemente commendevole"" e Lozzi, 6416.

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        Materia Medica

      Holmiae - Laurentii Salvii, 1749 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce medical work, exploring the use of plants within medicine, from influential botanist and physician, Carl Linnaeus. A very influential text. Rarely seen at auction- twice over the last 40 years. Soulsby 442 and Wellcome II p 526. Featuring a folding engraved plate by G. Hallman, although missing the original frontispiece as is usual with this work. Carl Linnaeus, was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of binomial nomenclature. He is known as the father of modern taxonomy, and is also considered one of the fathers of modern ecology. Many of his writings were in Latin, and his other works include Hortus Cliffortianus, Fundamenta Botanica and Bibliotheca Botanica,and Systema Naturae. Bound by C. Cooper and Co, Ltd. Condition: Rebound in cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, and Birmingham Medical Institute gilt stamp to the spine. Externally, sound with very light rubbing to the spine. Internally, firmly bound with some instances of spottingthrough the text as usual. Faded Birmingham Medical Instituteink stamp to the title page. Small copperplate ink annotated notes throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Narrazione Delle Solenni Reali Feste Fatte Celebrare In Napoli Da Sua Maestà Il Re Delle Due Sicilie Carlo Infante Di Spagna Duca Di Parma, Piacenza &c. &c. Per La Nascita Del Suo Primogenito Filippo Real Principe Delle Due Sicilie

      Naples: [Stamperie Reale], 1749., 1749. large folio. pp. 20. engraved allegorical frontis. by Carlo Gergori & 15 double-page & folding engraved plates after designs by Dal Re. engraved title vignette (printer’s device?), headpiece & initial. contemporary mottled calf, rebacked with gilt spine mounted (few surface abrasions, final plate with light staining & long tear neatly repaired – no loss). First Edition of this magnificent Italian fête book, documenting the grand festivities held in Naples, November 4-19, 1747, to celebrate the birth of Philip, first son of Charles III, King of the Two Sicilies (later King of Spain), and his wife, Maria Amelia of Saxony. The festivities were designed and conducted under the direction of celebrated architect and stage designer Vincenzo Dal Re. Fifteen large double-page and folding plates engraved by Carlo Gregori, Angelo Guiducci, Giuseppe Vasi, Felice Polanzani, N.Jardin, and Luigi Le Lorrain after designs by Dal Re variously illustrate the physical layout and decoration of the interior of the royal castle and of the Teatro San Carlo for the celebrations, banquets, and games, scenes from the parade, masquerade, grand balls, and theatrical presentations, the ‘Cuccagna’ (‘Land of Cockaigne’, an imaginary region of luxury and delight) constructed in the piazza of the royal palace, with wine fountains and food-decorated summer house and gardens intended for consumption by the populace, the façade of the ‘Castel Nuovo’, illuminated with globes of coloured glass, and the fireworks display building constructed in the piazza of the ‘Castel Nuovo’. The engraved headpiece contains a view of the Bay of Naples. Dal Re’s original drawings for the festival are held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Berlin Kat. 3078. Cicognara 1515. Lipperheide Si48. Vinet 604.. 1st Edition. Hardcover.

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        TRAITE? DE LA STRUCTURE DU COEUR. De son action, et de ses maladies.

      In-8 gr., 2 voll., p. pelle bazana coeva (restauri alle cuffie), tagli rossi, pp.num. XLIV,(4),504; (4),694,(2); molto ben illustrato f.t. da 17 tavv. anatomiche inc. in rame (rifilate). "Prima edizione". Cfr. Biographie Médicale,VII, p. 198: "Ouvrage capital de Jean-Baptiste Senac (1693-1770), celèbre médecin de la Faculté de Montpellier; première bonne monographie organique publiée en France et peut etre dans le reste de l'Europe" - Morton,2733: "Senac's valuable treatise added much to the knowledge of the anatomy and diseases of that organ; he mentioned the leucocytes, which he considered to belong to the chyle, and he described pericarditis. Senac was the first to use quinine for palpitation" - Sallander,8836 cita la II ediz. francese del 1783 - Eloy,VI,138. Solo lieviss e uniformi ingialliture altrim. esemplare ben conservato.

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        Disegno della Gran Festa da Ballo in Prospettiva fattasi nel Real Teatro di S. Carlo.

      Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, b/n , cm 47,5 x 70 (il foglio), in basso, sotto il titolo, il numero X della tavola, in basso a sn. "Vincenzo Re Inv. Delin.", in basso a destra "Luigi Le Lorrain Inc.". Bella e non comune incisione tratta dalla prima edizione uno dei pi? bei libri di feste napoletane, la"Narrazione delle Solenni Feste fatte celebrare in Napoli da S.M. il Re delle Due Sicilie Carlo Infante di Spagna. Duca di Parma, Piacenza & C per la nascita del suo primogenito Filippo Real Principe delle Due Sicilie" (Napoli, Stamperia Reale, 1749). Il compleanno di Filippo di Sicilia il 13 giugno 1747 fu seguito da una festa durata dal 4 al 19 novembre sotto la direzione di Vincenzo Dal Re. Le tavole sono notevoli per la loro rappresentazione del Palazzo Reale e del teatro San Carlo che venne diviso in 2 parti, una per i nobili e l'altra per il popolo (i disegni originali del Dal Re si trovano al Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bibl.: Berlin Kat. 3078; Cicognara 1515; Lipperheide 2765; Vinet 604). Il volume prevede in antip. l'allegoria incisa in rame da Carlo Gregari, raffigurante il Trionfo del Principe appena nato e della Vittoria, che si presentano a Partenope con l'accenno del Sebeto e le Sirene, e sullo sfondo il Vesuvio; 15 grandi tavv. su doppi fogli, magistralmente incise in rame da importanti artisti dell'epoca, fra cui G. Vasi, F. Polanzani, Le Lorraine e altri, sui disegni di Vincenzo Re. Le tavole raffigurano: Parte del Palazzo che ha servito per le Feste; Prospetto dell'Apparato nella Real Sala per la prima Festa del Ballo di Parata; Sala del Palazzo Reale apparata per la Festa di Ballo in Maschera; Pianta del Real Teatro di S. Carlo; Sala del Palazzo Reale apparata per la Serenata; Disegno della Scena che serv? per la Serenata nel Real Teatro di S. Carlo..; Spaccato del Real Palazzo, e della Scala che introduce nella Real Sala..; Spaccato del Regio Teatro S. Carlo adornato per Festa di Ballo; Parte del Reale Teatro S. Carlo adornato per la pubblica Festa di Ballo; Disegno della Gran Festa da Ballo in Prospettiva fattasi nel Real Teatro di S. Carlo (la nostra); Cuccagna posta sulla Piazza del Real Palazzo; Facciata del Castello Nuovo illuminato di trasparenti; Prospettiva della Macchina del Fuoco Artifiziale, posta nella Piazza di Castel Nuovo; Pianta della Macchina del Fuoco d'Artifizio..; Disegno e Spaccato geometrico della Macchina del Fuoco d'artifizio posta sulla gran Piazza del Castello Nuovo. Esemplare rifilato ai margini e incollato su carta, con alcuni difetti ai margini, buona impressione.

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        De capella regis utriusque Siciliae et aliorium principum. Liber unus.

      Roma, Ex Typographia Antonii de Rubeis, 1749. In 4to, front. con vignetta incisa pp. 18 n. n. (con la dedica dell'A. all'arcivescovo Celestino Gagliano, arcivescovo tessalonicense, e la Prefatio), 500 + 5 di Index, capilettera istoriati, testatine e finalini, leg. in p. pergamena coeva con tit. ms. al dorso, tagli legg. spruzzati. Edizione originale di opera importante e rara. Si tratta di un interessante trattato dedicato alle prerogative e ai privilegi circa le cappelle e il clero palatino nel Regno delle due Sicilie. Queste, per antichissima consuetudine, erano considerate come cappelle private dei sovrani e sottratte a ogni giurisdizione ecclesiastica ordinaria per essere sottoposte direttamente al sovrano (per definizione, si dice palatina una chiesa o una cappella riservata a un regnante e alla sua famiglia; il termine latino "palatinus" deriva infatti da "palatium", "palazzo imperiale"; nel medioevo l'aggettivo ha preso il significato di "appartenente al palazzo imperiale"). La Cappella Palatina sorge nel Palazzo Reale di Palermo, anche noto come il "Palazzo dei Normanni", essendo un capolavoro del periodo della dominazione normanna. L' Autore descrive quindi l'edificio, la fondazione, il clero, i privilegi, i riti e le liturgie della Reale Cappella Palatina, nonch? gli onori che toccano in chiesa ad alcuni principi per concessione pontificia. (Mira I, 174; Narbone I, 285; Dura, 2864; Lozzi, 5018 cita l'edizione 1772). Piccola abrasione al front. per probabile timbro di appartenenza. Marginoso e ottimo.

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        De l´esprit des loix, ou de rapport que les lois doivent avoir avec la constitution de chaque gouvernement, les moeurs, le climat, la religion, la commerce, &c. A quoi l´auteur a ajoûté des recherches nouvelles sur les loix romaines touchant les successions, sur les loix françoises, & sur les loix féodales

      Geneve, Barillot & Fils, 1749. Nouvelle edition. (3) + IV-XXIII + (1) + (1)-326 + errata leaf missing + (2) + (I)-XIV + (1)-398 p. 1 folding engraved map. Contemporary nice brown polished marbled calf, slightly worn, spot on upper cover, gilt edges of covers, richly gilt spine in six compartments, all edges red. Av very few marginal annotations, minor foxing. Bookplate of Bibliotheca a Carolo Jedvarda Bonde collecta.. The first edition was published in 1748. Provenance: The Bonde baronial family library at Ericsberg, Sweden

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        Ou du rapport que les loix doivent avoir avec la constitution de chaque gouvernement, les moeurs, le climat, la religion, le commerce, &c.

      à quoi l'auteur a ajouté des recherches nouvelles sur les lois Romaines touchant les succession, sur les loix Françoises, & sur les loix féodales. Nouvelle edition revüe & corrigée, avec des changement considérable donnés par l'auteur. Geneve, Barillot & fils, 1749. 4to. (8),+ xxiv,+ 624 pp. Title printed in red and black and with engr. vignette. Foxing and some stain, stain page 585 and "Table" (p i-xxiv) with dampstain. Some marginal annotations in pencil, contemporary ink-annotations on front and end fly-leaf and end paste-down, also on an extra inserted leaf. Somewhat worn contemporary full calf, spine gilt with a minor hole in upper compartment, joints with tear, boards with mirror and with blind-stamped fleurons, red edges. From the library of Gabriel Seigneux de Correvon, with his signature and -probably- his large engraved heraldic bookplate with Coat-of-Arms and the initials "G. S." The "G" is filled with ink and changed to a "q". With his ink-annotations on front- and end fly-leaves, on end paste-down and on an extra inserted leaf. Later, in 1922, bought by Baron de Nordenskjöld, with note in ink on front fly-leaf. PMM 197 for first edition 1748. Brunet III, 1859. This is the first one volume edition. Gabriel Seigneux de Correvon (1695-1776), Swiss learned and aristocratic cosmopolitan. Author of several books and articles and translator, and with a lively correspondence through Europe. He was filled with the spirit of enlightenment and was, according to Paul Nordmann, "...ein eifriges Leser Montesquieus ...". (p. 75). Paul Nordmann, "Gabriel Seigneux de Correvon. Ein Schweizerischer Kosmopolit 1695-1775". Firenze, 1947

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        Exposition des Découvertes philosophiques de M. le Chevalier Newton. Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglois par M. Lavirotte.

      Durand et Pissot, Paris 1749. 4to. Engraving on titlepage (an allegorical celebration of Newton) and an engraving on page one, both by De Seve. With six foldout engravings at the end of the book. LVII+(3)+422+(2) pages. Bound in a contemporary full leather binding of calf with raised bands and gilt decoration on the spine. Panels with gilt and blindtooled decoration. All edges marbled. Top of spine slightly damaged, probably from the removal of a library label. Outer hinges slightly worn. Inside nice and clean on crisp paper.. From the Library of the Danish physicist Niels Bohr and later Aage Bohr.* This is the first French edition of Colin Maclaurin's commentaries on the work of Isaac Newton. Maclaurin was born inScotland and became a renowned mathematician. He knew Newton personally, and was recommended by him for a positionat the University of Edinburgh.** A nice association copy; one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century, Niels Bohr, who was part in changing theconcept of physics and the understanding of nature, has of course been highly interested in his great predecessor, IsaacNewton, who also fundamentally changed our concept of nature. For several centuries, Newton's mechanics remained theideal for the mechanistic description of nature, but the introduction of quantum mechanics together with Bohr and Heisenberg's Copenhagen interpretation showed that the concepts introduced by Newton had to be fundamentally modified on the atomic scale

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