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        [Pineapple. "The Pine Apple. Ananas cosmosus"]

      [London], 1750. Copper engraving, coloured by hand, by and after Ehret. Very good condition apart from discreet blindstamp to lower right corner of plate. A very fine image from Griffith Hughes' "The Natural History of Barbados", drawn by the greatest of eighteenth-century botanical artists, George Dionysius Ehret. "If the general, or at least if the judgement of the most numerous part of mankind, who have tasted of this fruit, may be relied upon, it deserves the preference of all other fruits; the agreeable variety, and the delicate quick poignancy of it juice is justly esteemed to excel every other" (Griffith Hughes The Natural History of Barbados, London, 1750, p.226). The book was illustrated with 30 plates (12 of which are signed by Ehret). Hunt praises the work: "This book is one to place beside Catesby's Natural History" and it is often seen as a companion to Sloane's Jamaica. Ehret, a brilliant botanical artist, was unrivalled in his ability to "achieve realism, majesty, ineffable colour, all in one breathtaking look." (Hunt). Born in Heidelberg in 1710, he originally worked as a gardener and practised drawing in his spare time. Ehret moved to London in the late 1730s, where he painted the recently introduced exotics at the Chelsea Physic Garden and established himself as a teacher of flower-painting and botany. Cf. Gerta Calman Georg Ehret, Flower painter Extraordinary (1977) p.67; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p.104; cf. Hunt 536; cf. Nissen BBI 950; cf. Sabin 33582; cf. Wood p.393.

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        Magnæ Britanniæ Tabula; Comprehendens Angliæ, Scotiæ, ac Hiberniæ Regna, in omnes suascujusque Provincias peraccuraté et distincté divisa

      Amsterdam: Peter Schenck, 1750. Engraved with full, period colour. Mild soiling in margins, several small tears and losses at edges. A handsome map of Great Britain celebrating the ascendancy of William III. A highly detailed map of Great Britain that commemorates in elaborate, Baroque cartouches the Glorious Revolution of 1688 that brought William of Orange to the British throne. Beneath a portrait of William, who is attended by a trumpet blowing cherub and a personification of Roman militancy, is a depiction of Hercules killing the nine-headed hydra next to the coat of arms of Great Britain. On the other side of the map is a jubilant band of cherubs with the crowns and coats of arms of Ireland, Scotland, and England. The map was made by Nicolaes Visscher II of Amsterdam, who was understandably pro-William. Nicolaes died in 1702, and his widow continued publishing the maps until 1726 after which the Schenck family obtained the plate. Koeman, Vis 12.

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        Dagbok öfwer en ostindisk resa åren 1750, 1751, 1752. Med anmärkningar uti naturkunnigheten, främmande folkslags språk, seder, hushållning, m.m. AND: TORÉN, OLOF: En ostindisk resa til Suratte, China &c. Från 1750 April 1. til 1752 Jun. 26. Stockholm, Lor. Ludv. Grefing, 1757.

      Pp. (viii), 376, (16). With 12 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with five raised bands, richly gilt and with title label, somewhat rubbed and top of spine chipped. Copy of Ericsberg castle, Sweden. First edition. Narratives of two Swedish East India Company voyages to China in 1750-52. Pehr Osbeck (1723-1805) served as a preacher on a Swedish East India voyage to Canton. The expedition sailed by way of Spain, the Canary Islands, the Cape of Good Hope and Java. Osbeck's stay in Canton lasted for more than four months before the voyage returned via Java, Sumatra, the Cape and Ascension Island. His account includes detailed and accurate information about plants, fish, insects, birds and other animals along the route but also much information about the people in China and their manners, language, food, religion, agriculture, commerce, etc. A large collection of newly discovered plants in China and Java was brought back and given to Linné. The second work is Torén's narrative of his East India voyage via Surat to China which was published posthumously by Linné. It's a valuable and accurate work mainly devoted to natural history. Cordier BS 2097. Löwendahl 491. Pritzel 6865. Schildt, Linnés lärjungar, pp. 99-144. Soulsby 3599

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        Porträt. Brustbild, im Vordergrund ein Meilenanzeiger, ein Zirkel, zwei Grabstichel sowie eine Kupferplatte, im Hintergrund Bücherwand. Original - Kupferstich von Johan Wilhem Winter nach Joannes Henckel, Blattgröße: 38,5 x 27,5 cm, ca. 1750.

      - Selten. - Prachtvolles, großformatiges Blatt in guter Erhaltung.

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        Della vita e morte di fra Girolamo Savonarola da Ferrara dell'ordine de' predicatori.

      Manoscritto di metà del secolo XVII, 1750 - in-folio piccolo (mm.265x200), ms. cartaceo di 208 ff: (tre bianchi) vergati recto e verso in grafia corsiva assai leggibile. Leg. del tempo in piena pergamena. Copia seicentesca di manoscritto redatto a inizio cinquecento dal padre Serafino Razzi , monaco Domenicano, fecondo storico e elegante agiografo toscano. E' dedicato nella prefazione al "Molto Rev.do Padre Filippo Brandolini Priore di S.Marco di Firenze" con data 1512. Le ultime 8 pp. sono d'indice: "Tavola delle cose contenute in questa opera". Questa estesa e dettagliata narrazione della vita e delle opere del Savonarola non ci risulta essere mai stata data alle stampe. Probabilmente il manoscritto originale o altre copie di esso possono essere presenti in altra raccolta pubblica o privata. Di notevolissimo interesse per la biografia Savonaroliana. Ben completo ed in perfetto stato di conservazione e di leggibilità. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'art du Théâtre, a Madame ***.

      Paris, chez C.F. Simon et Giffart, 1750, - in-8, pp. (8), 102, (2), leg. del tempo p. pelle marmorizz., tit. e fregi oro al dorso (con piccola mancanza), tagli rossi. Prima edizione di questa rara opera del Riccoboni (Antoine-François-Valentin, figlio di Luigi, detto ''Lelio Fils'', nato a Mantova nel 1707 e morto a Parigi nel 1772). In essa l'autore ''intese dare forma pratica alle teorie formulate da suo padre. Pur predicando come lui il culto della naturalezza, A.-F. definiva i limiti della sincerità e della sensibilità dell'attore, il quale non può esprimersi con efficacia se non nell'assoluta padronanza dei propri mezzi. La controversia avviata su questo problema tra Lelio padre e Lelio figlio diede origine al dibattito immortalato da Diderot col ''Paradoxe sur le comédien'' (Encicl. Spettacolo VIII, 943-4). L'opera fu tradotta in italiano ed apparve a Venezia nel 1762. In fine è allegata l'opera anonima ''Varietés amusantes et instructives'', Paris, J. Clousier, 1749. Bell'esempl. De Courville n. 652. Cat. Rasi p. 491. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Constantinopolis\". Gesamtansicht über den Bosporus mit zahllosen aufragenden Türmen, im Vordergrund figürliche Staffage.

       Altkol. Kupferstich von G.M. Probst bei G.B. Probst, Augsburg, um 1750, 28 x 41 cm. Im unteren Rand mit gestochenen Erklärungen 1 - 20. - Mit schmalem Rändchen. Kräftiges Altkolorit. Aufwendig in Goldleiste gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Asien, Vorderasien-Türkei

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        THE MIRROR OF STONES: in Which the Nature, Generation, Properties, Virtues and Various Species of More Than 200 Different Jewels... Are Distinctly Described... Now First Translated into English.

      London: Printed for J. Freeman. 1750. y First English language edition. 8vo. 240pp. Note: as in all copies, text of pp. 120-199 is omitted from the pagination. Early calf (circa 1800), gilt, with blind stamped borders on both covers, hinges somewhat rubbed. Preliminaries a bit foxed. Overall a very nice copy of a very scarce book.

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        Gesamtansicht vom Mühlenberg u. Gesamtansicht vom Königsgarten.

      - Kupferstich v. S. Fokke n. Jan de Beyer, dat. 1750 ersch. 1752, 16,5 x 19,5 (2 Ansichten auf 1 Blatt)

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        DUCATUS IULIACENSIS, CLIVIENSIS ET MONTENSIS UT ET PRINCIPATUS MEURSIANI ET COMITATUS ZUTPHANIENSIS.’. Map of the western German region to both sides of the Rhein between Bonn and Emmerich. Large figurative cartouche with five heraldic shields.

      Matthaeus Seutter in Augsburg ca. 1750 - 56x49cm. Full original colour, incl. cartouches. Excellent condition.

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        The Natural History of Barbados.

      London: Printed for the author; and sold by most booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland,, 1750. Folio (340 x 215 mm). Recent half calf, old marbled paper sides, red speckled edges. Folding engraved map by Thomas Jefferys, 30 engraved plates of flora and fauna by Mynde or G. Bickham after G. D. Ehret and others, 10 engraved headpieces (5 views of Bridgetown, each the same, and 5 engraved floral swags), wood-engraved head- and tailpieces and initials. Short closed-tear to map at stub, general foxing and toning, each plate with the name of the specimen depicted noted in a neat contemporary hand (outside the platemark). A good complete copy. First edition of this important and attractive early work on the natural history of Barbados, by the Welsh-born clergyman and naturalist Griffith Hughes (1707-1758?). "In Barbados, Hughes developed the idea of publishing a book on the island's natural history. In 1743 he visited London with the intention of promoting this work and ingratiated himself with the leading scientists of the day, men such as Sir Hans Sloane and Martin Folkes. Before returning home, he had arranged for the leading artist George Dionysius Ehret to prepare plates for his book. Because his plan was both interesting and ambitious, on Hughes's return to England in 1748 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society as well as receiving his BA and MA degrees from his old college. The Natural History of Barbados, a lavish production in folio... appeared in the spring of 1750" (ODNB). Hughes had also done an impressive job of drumming-up prestigious subscribers: the list is headed by the Prince and Princess of Wales and the Duke of Cumberland. Although at the time the book was criticised for various inaccuracies Hughes did record two notable firsts: the first description of a grapefruit, which he called "the Forbidden Fruit", and the first coining in print of the phrase "yellow fever" (p. 37).

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden. Siebenter [7.] Band.

      Leipzig, Verlag Arkstee und Merkus 1750; EA; ca 25x21 cm, (12) 728 (28) Seiten mit 22 Kupfertafeln und -karten (eigentlich 21, aber der Band enthält zusätzlich die erst zum Erscheinen dieses 7. Bandes fertig gestellte große Weltkarte, welche entweder in den ersten, oder eben in diesen Band gebunden werden sollte); Pergamenteinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband etwas fleckig, die große Weltkarte mit geklebtem Einriß am linken Rand, dort durch die Klebung braunfleckig; sonst guter Zustand) Der Band enthält die Reisen nach Korea, die \"westliche Tartarey\" und Tibet, sowie einen Teil Chinas. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Asien

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        \"Der schöne Plaz und Pallast mit Statuen an dem Seehafen zu Genua.\" Blick auf das Hafenbecken mit Schiffen, links prächtige Gebäude, vorne Staffage.

       Altkol. Kupferstich (Guckkastenblatt) von J.B. Winckler, Augsburg, um 1750, 24,5 x 39 cm. Augsburger Guckkastenblatt in kräftigem Altkolorit und mit breitem Rand. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Börsen, Guckkastenblatt, Italien

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        Philosophical Essays Concerning Human Understanding.

      London, for A. Millar, opposite to Katherine - Street, in the Strand, 1750 (MDCCL).SECOND EDITION WITH ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS 1750. 12mo, approximately 165 x 100 mm, 6½ x 4 inches, Pages: Title page, Contents with Errata on verso, 1 - 259, last page "A Note to page 108", bound in full calf with new unmatching leather spine, red gilt lettered label to spine, original old calf covers, new endpapers, no half title present? Covers rubbed and scuffed, corners worn with board showing at tips, slight pale staining to title page, 2 tiny nicks neatly repaired to top margin of page13, small paper fault to outer margin of page 81and a tiny hole affecting 1 letter next to it, several small neat ink correction to text and 1 marginal note, small ink splash affecting 1 word (as) penciled in the margin, pale age - browning throughout, page 5 has a pale patch, looks like a printing error, tiny hole to page179 affecting a few letters but easily understood, otherwise a very good copy. Corrections to text are: page 28 line 14, possible to impossible; page 35 line 11, Time or Place to Time and Place; page 47 line 4, Proportions to propositions; page 103 line 17, let us search for all the sources to let us search for it in all the sources; page 147 line 14, being to begin; page 186 line 21, as to that; page 199 line 22, sister to niece; page 237 line16, Sceptism to Scepticism; page 236 line 8, crossed out in Errata. Printed in september 1749 but published sometime before April 1750, according to Hume the delay was due to an earthquake. See David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Oxford Press. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Ein Prospect oder Vorstellung unterschiedener Elephanten, nach dem Leben gezeichnet.

       Kupferstich von J.W. Heydt: Bildgröße 22,5 x 26 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Gezeigt wird eine Herde von teils badenden Elefanten unter Kokospalmen. Wohl um 1750, unter Glas gerahmt. ( Rahmenmaß: 39 x 43 cm ). Der Kupferstich stark gebräunt, ansonsten guter Zustand. Am oberen Bildrand mit No. XCIV sowie pag. 280 bezeichnet - möglicherweise aus: Heydt, Johann Wolfgang \"Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien....\", Willhermsdorf, 1744. ( Bitte beachten: Da unter Glas gerahmt ist leider kein Versand möglich - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft bzw. selbst organisierter Abtransport ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Elefanten, Elefanten, elephant, Heydt, Kupferstich, Prospekt, Google

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        Kst.- Karte, anonym, ( v. Gottfried Jacob Haupt aus Augsburg ), "Besondere Post und Reise Carte der Wege durch Teutschland".

      - um 1750, 32 x 40,5 Gier-Janota, Augsburger Buchdruck und Verlagswesen, S. 1278. Tooley, Dic. of Mapmakers, Bd. 2, S. 289. - Mit Kopftitel. Oben links eine Kartusche mit Erklärungen, unten eine kleine Stadtansicht von Hamburg. Zeigt auch die Schweiz und Österreich. - Die Hauptreiserouten sind gestrichelt in die Karte eingezeichet. Im Kartenbild auch zahlr. Wappen. Die Karte mit alten Längs- und Querfalten. Am oberen Rand 2 hinterlegte kleine Fehlstellen.

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        Nuovo libro di Caratteri diversi di Scrittura, e corsiva perfetta ad uso prattico e moderno,

      composti.da G. A. Pitois ed intagliati da de Berey in Pariggi. Si vende in Torino e Milano dalli fratelli Reycend e C. Librai, (1750), - in-4 oblungo, ff. (20) incisi in rame solo al recto (mm 210 x 285 ca., più margini), broch. orig. muta. L'album si compone di frontespizio, un foglio con le regole per la "postura del corpo, e regolamento della penna per scriver a bell'aggia" (sic), un f. con la "Instruzione per il tagliamento della penna" e 17 fogli con esempi di scritture ed alfabeti di lettere maiuscole e corsive. Il primo alfabeto (f. 4) reca la scritta datata "Si vendono in Torino dalli Librai Reycend, Guibert, ed Hermil sotto li portici di piazza castello nel magazzino 1750". Su alcune tavole si legge "Lattré sculp.". Rarissimo album calligrafico, apparso per la prima volta, sempre a Torino, nel 1722. L'esemplare della presente edizione è simile a quello descritto da Bonacini (ma con solo 14 fogli). In ottimo stato. Bonacini n.1445 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bernard Canzlers kurze und leichte doch vollständige Anweisung zum Land- und Feldmessen = mit verschiedenen nützlichen Zusätzen und Anmerkungen versehen von Abdias Trew ... Und Johann Gabriel Doppelmayr ... Mit Kupfern. Fünfte und um vieles vermehrte Auflage. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz u. 58 gestochenenKupfertafeln im Anhang. Mit zahlreichen Kopf-, Schlussvignetten, Zierleisten, Übersichtstabellen u. Textabbildungen versehen

      Nürnberg: W. M. Endterische Consorten - Engelbrechts Wittib 1750 Schöner HLDr. der Zeit mit Lederecken, mit gemusterten Deckeln und Vorsätzen, Rückentitel und mit einfachen Strichen verziert, [xli]+620 Seiten, Tafeln, mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 58 gestochenen Kupfertafeln im Anhang, mit zahlreichen Kopf-, Schlussvignetten, Zierleisten, Übersichtstabellen und Abb. im Text, kl. 8°, erstes Vorblatt mit handgeschriebenen Besitzeranmerkungen, Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, Kanten und Ecken leicht beschabt, innen frisch und sauber, selten, sehr guter Zustand.Alte Drucke, Geodäsie

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        AUGSBURG. - Privatgebäude. - Lieberthaus. "Prospect des Gebäudes Herrn Benedict Adam Liebert Edler von Liebenhofen des Heil. Röm. Reichs Ritter Patr. Aug.". Ansicht mit Kutsche am Portal, unten Wappen.

      - Kupferstich von Emanuel Eichel, um 1750, 33,5 x 61,5 cm. Schefold 41685. - Gering angestaubt, verso mit Stempel der Stadtbibliothek Augsburg und weiterem Sammlerstempel.

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        De L'Esprit des Loix. Nouvelle Edition fait sur les Corrections de l'Auteur. [Bound with:] Défense de L'Esprit des Loix

      Barrillot & Fils, n.d. [1750]. & Geneva: Barrillot & Fils, 1750, Geneva - Two volumes. Pp. xxviii, 463, [1]; [2], xviii, 510, 64. With half-titles, woodcut printer's devices. Lacking blank [Ii8] between final leaf of text and the "Défense". Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with gilt fleur-de-lys tools within gilt-ruled compartments between raised bands, gilt labels. Covers rubbed and a little worn at extremities, light toning to leaves, but on the whole an exceptionally clean, fresh set internally, in handsomely restored bindings. Within a year or two of its anonymous publication in Geneva in 1748, Montesquieu's masterpiece on political liberty had achieved such popularity that he was able to write, "Il y a vingt-deux éditions de mon ouvrage répandeus dans toutes l'Europe." (Gébelin, p.22). The book generated enormous controversy and its author was accused of atheism in the pages of the influential Jensenist periodical "Nouvelles Ecclésiastiques". In spite of his "Défense", published in 1750, Montesquieu's work was placed on the Index in 1751. Montesquieu died soon after, but the principles he advocated in his writings, the ideas of freedom and toleration and the natural rights of the individual went on to inspire the French and American Revolutions and provide the philosophical underpinnings of the American Constitution. The bibliographical study of the many early editions of "L'Esprit des Loix" is complicated by the abundance of piracies, many with fictitious places of publication, eg. Geneva [but Paris], Leyden [but Lyon], some even fabricated by the original publisher, Barrillot himself, eg. Amsterdam [but Geneva]. Although no copies of the work exist bearing the date of 1748, the first edition is known to have been printed at that date by Barrillot & Fils in Geneva, in 2 volumes, 4to. It contained 14 cancels, with Barrillot spelled with two r's. The first undated Paris piracy, which contains no cancels, and Barrillot with one r, appeared later in the same year. The misspelling of Barrillot was continued in some of the later Paris piracies. The present undated edition was published by Barrillot (2 r's) & Fils in Geneva, most probably in 1750. It was likely the first edition to include Montesquieu's "Défense", which was first published separately in 12mo by Barrillot & Fils in 1750. Gébelin, F. La Publication de L'Esprit des Lois. Paris, 1924. Cabeen, D.C. Montesquieu: a Bibliography. New York, 1947. Size: Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Compleat History of James Maclean, the Gentleman Highwayman

      London: Charles Corbett. 1750., 1750. Third Edition. Octavo, pp. 54. In recent marbled paper wraps with a white title box to front. Uncut fore and tail edges. Some occasional spotting and marking throughout the text but generally clean and bright. A scarce copy of a piece of British outlaw history.

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        Per inclyti circuli Suevici [.]. Hancce geographicam Sueviae universae descriptionem humillima subjectione et devotissima observantia dicat et consecrat Iohann Lambert Kolleffel [.]. Impensis Ioh. Andreae Pfeffel [.] August. Vindel. apud Homan[n]ianos Heredes.

      [Nürnberg], Homann Erben, o. J. (um 1750). - Monumentale, detaillierte Karte des Schwäbischen Reichskreises mit Vorarlberg und Teilen der Schweiz. - Links oben mit einer schönen gest. Kartusche mit elf Wappen und allegorischen Figuren (Rhein und Donau), rechts unten mit einer Kartusche mit Erklärungen. - „Ihren Abschluß findet die Kartographie Schwabens in traditionellem Bild in der auch auf Michal aufbauenden Übersichtskarte von Lambert Kolleffel (ca. 1:250.000). Der Druck erfolgte zunächst bei Pfeffel in Augsburg, später nach Ankauf durch die Homännische Offizin in Nürnberg um 1750" (Cartographia Bavariae S. 116). - Der Schuber stark beschabt u. bestoßen (Einrisse u. Bezugsfehlstellen), die Karte jedoch wohlerhalten (nur die Rückseite tlw. etw. fleckig). - Tooley S. 502; Sandler, J. B. Homann S. 133. la Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Grenzkolor. Kupferstichkarte (ca. 145 x 136 cm), in 6 Teilen mit zus. 90 Segmenten auf Lwd. aufgezogen. Gefalt. in Kart.-Umschlag u. Pp.-Schuber d. Zt. m. handschriftl. Titelschild.

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        Dei Bagni di Pisa Trattato.

      Firenze, Stamperia Imperiale, 1750, - in-4, pp. (12), 415 (mancano pp. 151-154), leg. cart. rustico. Effigie in medaglione dell'imperatore Francesco I, cui l'opera è dedicata, incisa in rame al titolo. L'importante opera, completa di 7 grandi tavole ripieg. f.t., è divisa in sei capitoli riguardanti la posizione climatica e geografica dei Bagni, le qualità naturali e le facoltà medicinali delle acque e le regole da osservarsi nell'usarle. Ampie notizie storiche su queste celebri antiche terme pisane. Bell'esemplare su carta reale grande. Razzolini, Testi di lingua, 117. Graesse II, 205. Parenti, Prime ediz. italiane, 162. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Tre Dee riunite per le nozze delle Altezze Reali di Vittorio Amedeo Duca di Savoia e di Maria Antonietta Ferdinanda Infanta di Spagna;

      componimento drammatico da cantarsi in Madrid a' VI d'aprile l'anno MDCCL. In casa di Gius. Ossorio Ministro di Stato di S.M: il Re di Sardegna.S.n.t., (Torino 1750), ?),1750, - in-8 gr., pp. 40, leg. cart. marmorizz. Con una graziosa testatina, due iniziali istoriate ed un finalino, finem. incisi in rame. Libretto con testo del Bartoli, con l'indicazione dei personaggi ed il nome dell'autore in musica, Giannantonio Giay. Festa teatrale che precedette di quasi due mesi il matrimonio di Vittorio Amedeo III (re del 1773 al 1796) che si celebrerà a Oulx il 31 maggio dello stesso 1750. Raro, non riscontrato nei repertori (esempl. con ex-libris del Principe Umberto di Savoia). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Letter to a Member of Parliament, Concerning the Free British Fisheries; with Draughts of a Herring -Buss and Nets, and the Harbour and Town of Peterhead

      London R. Spavan, in Ivy-Lane, Pater-Noaster-Row 1750. G+ : in Good condition plus. Rebound. Some light foxing to fore edge First Edition Grey board cover 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 44pp. Two fold out plans.

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        A North View of Denbigh Castle in North Wales

      London: Published by John Boydell engraver at the Globe near Durham Yard in the Strand, 1750. Engraving. In excellent condition. Framed in a beautiful gold-leaf frame with a gold wash-line mount. Image size: 11 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches. A handsome view of a fox hunt with Denbigh Castle in North Wales pictured in the background. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst English artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record the natural beauties of England and Wales. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, English printmakers began to publish topographical prints of the important sights in the British Isles. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of the beauty and history of England. They were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a memento of their travels, or at those vicarious tourists who collected topographical prints instead of traveling. John Boydell made a name for himself by joining this nationalistic trend and publishing a long series of topographical engravings. This fine view of Denbigh Castle in Northern Wales is one of the earliest examples of Boydell's work, when he was known more as an engraver than a publisher and printseller. John Boydell is one of the most influential figures in the history of English printmaking. He was not only an accomplished engraver, and an industrious publisher, but as a printseller he came to dominate the English print trade. He is best known as the originator of the Shakespeare Gallery , which made him one of the most successful print-sellers of his time. Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802 p. 115-116 & 155.

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        Le Noble Jeu de l'Oye Renouvellé des Grecs. Dedié aux amateurs.

      Paris, Chés Daumont, avec Privilége du Roy, 1750?" 1780 circa. Incisone in rame all'acquaforte "en taille douce", b/n, cm 50 x 69,5 (alla lastra) più margini. Magnifico gioco dell'oca con un percorso di 63 caselle figurate con putti e amorini intenti nelle pose, nel gioco, nella musica e nei lavori. É spirale, antiorario e centripeto, rispetta le regole classiche del gioco dell'oca. Alla prima casella il "Tempio dell'Amore", alla casella 63 l'entrata di un palazzo davanti al quale troneggia l'oca simbolica; in basso a sinistra: "Le Sieur Daumont donne avis qu'il a dejà gravés plusieurs Jeux de cette grandeur et dans differents genres. Qu'il travaille a plusieurs autres lesquels seront déno(m)més cy apres à mesure qu'ils seront gravés. Scavoir." 1. Le Jeu de l'Oye. 2. Le Jeu de la Guerre. 3. Le Jeu des Fortifications. 4. Le Jeu du Blazon. 5. 6. Le Jeu des Vices et des Vertus. Le regole sono descritte al centro. (D'Allemagne, p. 201, "Le Noble Jeu de l'Oye Renouvellé des Grecs. Dedié aux Amateurs" lo descrive come un "Jeu typiquement de style Louis XV"). Importante e raro gioco dell'oca settecentesco. Uniforme ingaillimento con alcuni punti di maggiore ossidazione ma esemplare stampato sucarta forte in buono stato di conservazione.

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        L'art de vérifier les dates des faits historiques, des chartes, des chroniques, et autres anciens monumens depuis la naissance de notre seigneur ; par le moyen d'une table chronologique. Où l'on trouve les années de Jésus-Christ & de l'ère d'Espagne, les

      A Paris, chez Guillaume Desprez, imprimeur libraire ordinaire du Roi & du clergé de france,A Paris, chez Pierre-Guillaume Cavelier, Libraire, rue Saint-Jacques, à Saint-Prosper & aux Trois Vertus 1750 - 2 parties en un un volume in-4 (23 *29 cm) de (27) pages non paginé pour la préface, 1-341 pages, 4 pages non paginées pour le titre et le faux titre de la seconde partie, de la page 341 à la page 726, table de la seconde partie non relié mais présente de la page 715 à 726, coiffes et coins très usés, reliure plein veau d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs en état correcte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        \"Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale\". Schöner Blick auf die belebte Piazza Navona und den Vierströmebrunnen (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi), links die Kirche Sant` Agnes in Agone.

       Kupferstich von Domenico Montaigu nach Jean Barbault, um 1750, 34,5 x 56 cm. Die prächtige Ansicht im Stil von Giovannia Battista Piranesi (1720-1778). - Gerahmt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Italien

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        ROM. "Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale". Schöner Blick auf die belebte Piazza Navona und den Vierströmebrunnen (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi), links die Kirche Sant' Agnes in Agone.

      - Kupferstich von Domenico Montaigu nach Jean Barbault, um 1750, 34,5 x 56 cm. Die prächtige Ansicht im Stil von Giovannia Battista Piranesi (1720-1778). - Gerahmt.

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        KARTOGRAPHIE. "Vorschriften und Zeichnungen zu denen Baierischen Situations Carten". Übersicht zur Gestaltung und Ausführung von Landkarten.

      - Aquarell, um 1750, 23 x 40 cm. Die Übersicht zeigt in secvhs Spalten beispielhaft wie eine Festung, eine Stadt, Marktflecken, Landdorf oder "Colloniedorf" zu zeichnen sind. Ferner mit Anweisungen zu allen Arten von Gebäuden, Bergwerken, Bäumen und Gebüschen, Strassen, Wegen, Grenzen und Plätzen, Flüssen, Seen und Kanälen, Bergen, Mooren, Felder, Holzschlägen u.v.m.

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        Palaestina in XII. Tribus divisa. Landkarte. Carte de la Terre Sainte divisee selon le's Dovze Tribus d' Israel. Oben und unten rechts Titelkartusche, unten links Meilenzeiger.

      Nürnberg, 1750 - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach Jean Christoph Harenberg. Nürnberg, 1750. 45x52,8. Mit restaurierten Randeinrissen. Am Rand fleckig. Homann- Erben, (tätig von 1730-1813) Kupferstecher. Mit restaurierten Randeinrissen. Am Rand fleckig.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. J.B. Homann, "Abbildung der Keysrl. Freyen- Reichs- Wahl- und Handelstatt Francfurt am Mayn mit ihrem Gebiet und Gräntzen vorgestelt .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, um 1750, 49,5 x 58 Sandler, S. 59 ( Nr. 84); Fauser 4104. - Mit Kopftitel. Die Karte zeigt die nähere Umgebung von Frankfurt. Gebiet Kronberg, Hanau, Dietzenbach, Kelsterbach. Darunter Gesamtansicht von Frankfurt, sowie rechts kleine Ansicht vom Römer mit Markttreiben, links Krönungsszene im Dom sowie fig. Allegorien. - Karte ohne Druckprivileg.

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        Commentariorum de Bello Italico

      Lugduni Batavorum 1750 - 1751. 5 tomes reliés en 1 seul volume fort In - 8, plein veau brun, dos à nerfs très orné, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, tranches rouges, triples filets dorés d'encadrement sur les plats, roulette dorée intérieure. Page de titre, Liber I : XX + 128. Liber II : XIX + 122. Libri III : XXIV + 130. Libri III Pars II : 144 pages. 2 feuillets non chiffrés. Relié à la suite : CASTUCCI BONAMICI : De Rebus ad Velitras Gestis commentarius AD Trojanum Aquavivam Aragonium S.R.E. Principem Cardinalem Montis Regalis Archiepiscopum. Et Potentissimorum Hispaniarum, atque utriusque Siciliae Regum ad Pontificem Maximum, Sedemque Apostolicam Legatum. Lugduni Batavorum 1746. 97 pages. Bel exemplaire, grand de marge.

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        Della storia naturale marina dell'Adriatico. Saggio del signor dottore V.D. giuntavi una lettera del signor dottore Lionardo Sesler intorno ad un nuovo genere di Piante Terrestri.

      Venezia, appresso Francesco Stori, 1750, in-folio, brossura coeva con copertina muta (piccoli strappi al dorso) pp. (10)-LXXXI-(2) testatine e capolettera figurati xilografici, con dieci tavole incise in rame. Ampia gora al margine inferiore che interessa tutto il volume. Vecchio timbro di apparteneza al frontespizio (Lorenzo puppati). Prima, rara, edizione. Nissen ZBI, 1137. Agassiz II, 251. (Fondamentale lavoro di biologia marina).

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        HISTORIA DEL REYNO DE ARGÉL, SU GOBIERNO, FUERZAS DE MAR Y TIERRA, SUS RENTAS, POLICIA, JUSTICIA, POLITICA Y COMERCIO...

      Madrid, 1750. Octavo. Contemporary mottled Spanish calf, spine ornately gilt, leather label. Light wear to binding, heavier to one corner. Tear in margin of first map, long closed tear in the view, repaired with tissue on verso. Light foxing. Very good. Second Spanish edition, translated from the French. A history of the kingdom of Algiers written by the French Consul, first published in Amsterdam in 1725. The view shows Algiers, while the map shows the greater Barbary states. PALAU 328227.

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        Relazione dello stato, in cui si trova l'opera del censimento universale del Ducato di Milano nel mese di Maggio dell'anno 1750 divisa in tre parti [.].

      per Giuseppe Richino Malatesta,,, In Milano, 1750 - In-folio (cm. 32,6), legatura in m. pelle e angoli con etichetta al dorso (titolo sbiadito) e piatti marmorizzati, tagli spruzzati; pp. XXXXII 380 [4] in ottimo stato, fresche e crocchianti, con testatine, capilettera, finalini in silografia. Prima edizione di opera relativa al primo catasto moderno della storia. Dall'indiscutibile valore dottrinale, è uno degli scritti economici più innovativi del Settecento lombardo e fu presa d'esempio dagli altri Stati europei, sia per l'efficientismo sia per le premesse di equità fiscale. Il suo autore Pompeo Neri (1706-1776), geniale politico ed economista fiorentino, aveva guidato le riforme fiscali e amministrative dei duchi di Lorena in Toscana, quando nel 1748 fu chiamato da Maria Teresa a Milano come presidente della Giunta per la riforma amministrativa e per il censimento nei suoi Stati. Cfr. Barucci-Carpenter 270; Einaudi 4120; Kress 3862. Ottimo esemplare.

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        ACTS PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF SOUTH-CAROLINA, AT A SESSIONS BEGUN AND HOLDEN AT CHARLES- TOWN, ON TUESDAY THE TWENT-EIGHTH DAY OF MARCH...IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1749

      Charleston: Printed by Peter Timothy, 1750. Folio. Expertly bound to style in period marbled paper wrappers. Very good. Provenance: Jacob Motte. There are several acts included in this imprint, dealing with everything from containing infectious diseases in Charleston and building a new market in the city to erecting a beacon for Charleston harbor. Of particular interest is an act against frauds in packing indigo, one the of principal early products of the colony, and for the maintaining the streets and marketplace The official printer of South Carolina at this time, Peter Timothy, was the son of the proto-printer of the state, Lewis Timothy, and (as recorded by an article by Douglas C. McMurtrie) was a regular correspondent with Benjamin Franklin (who had helped his father establish the press). With the signature of Jacob Motte, plantation owner and political figure in colonial South Carolina, who was the public treasurer of South Carolina at the time these laws were published. Gould and Morgan locate only the Library of Congress copy and the present copy. GOULD & MORGAN, SOUTH CAROLINA IMPRINTS 131. SHIPTON & MOONEY 40570. BRISTOL B1514. ESTC W31058.

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        ACTS PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF SOUTH-CAROLINA, AT A SESSIONS BEGUN AND HOLDEN AT CHARLES- TOWN, ON TUESDAY THE TWENT-EIGHTH DAY OF MARCH.IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1749.

      Charleston: Printed by Peter Timothy, 1750. - [2],41,[1]pp. Folio. Expertly bound to style in period marbled paper wrappers. Very good. Provenance: Jacob Motte. There are several acts included in this imprint, dealing with everything from containing infectious diseases in Charleston and building a new market in the city to erecting a beacon for Charleston harbor. Of particular interest is an act against frauds in packing indigo, one the of principal early products of the colony, and for the maintaining the streets and marketplace The official printer of South Carolina at this time, Peter Timothy, was the son of the proto-printer of the state, Lewis Timothy, and (as recorded by an article by Douglas C. McMurtrie) was a regular correspondent with Benjamin Franklin (who had helped his father establish the press). With the signature of Jacob Motte, plantation owner and political figure in colonial South Carolina, who was the public treasurer of South Carolina at the time these laws were published. Gould and Morgan locate only the Library of Congress copy and the present copy. GOULD & MORGAN, SOUTH CAROLINA IMPRINTS 131. SHIPTON & MOONEY 40570. BRISTOL B1514. ESTC W31058.

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        Venetia potentissima e la più magnifica, florentissima e la più ricca città, Capitale della Serenissima Repubblica

      Augsburg, 1750 - Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, mm 507x588. Scenografica stampa che presenta una pianta prospettica della città nella parte alta, accompagnata a due vedute di piazza San Marco in basso. Cartiglio con leone alato in alto a destra. Seutter, dopo un apprendistato presso Homann a Norimberga, trasferitosi ad Augsburg verso il 1720, aprì la propria attività superando il maestro sotto il profilo della bellezza: le sue carte hanno sempre colori brillanti e cartigli elaborati.Buon esemplare con qualche macchia e margine sup. breve. Moretto, 157, II stato/III; Cassini, 73.

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        Ouvrage de Penelope;. Ou Machiavel en medecine. Par Aletheius Demetrius. 2 Bände. Genf, Cramer & Ph. Philibert 1748. 2 Bll., X S., 16 (statt 17) Bll., 367, (1) S. u. 2 Bll., 144,.

      - 238 S. Lederbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild u. reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung. Nachdruck der im gleichen Jahr in Berlin (recte Holland) erschienen Originalausgabe, ohne den 1750 erschienenen „Supplément à l’ouvrage de Pénélope". – Welcome III, 438. – Mit seiner medizinischen Satire brachte La Mettrie die Pariser Ärzteschaft gegen sich auf und musste Frankreich verlassen. - Einbände gering beschabt, Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz, etwas gebräunt und teilweise etwas braunfleckig, einzelne kleine Läsuren; Bd 1 mit Exlibris, es fehlt 1 Blatt nach dem Vorwort (vermutlich ein Zwischentitel). Gutes Exemplar des sehr seltenen Werkes.

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        La città di Bergamo Capitale della Provincia Bergamasca nello Stato Veneto

      Venezia 1750 - Incisione in rame, mm 180x370. Tratta da: "Lo stato presente di tutti i paesi e popoli del mondo naturale, politico, e morale ". Ottimo esemplare come di consueto praticamente rifilato alla battura del rame e con piccolo reintegro marginale a destra

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        Voyage à la Baye de Hudson, fait en 1746 & 1747, par les navires le Dobbs-Galley & la California pour la decouverte d‘un Passage au Nord-Ouest, Avec une description éxacte de la Cote; un abrégé de l‘histoire naturelle du pays, & un exposé net des Faits & des Argumens, qui servent à prouver la probabilité de trouver dans la suite ce passage. Traduit de l‘Anglais & augmenté de quelques remarques.

      Leiden: Luzac 1750. Gr.-8°. XXVII, 413 S. Mit 9 Kupfertafeln und einer Faltkarte , 3 Bl. Verlagsanzeigen. Marmorierte unbeschnittene Interims-Broschur d.Z. mit Rücken-Schild . Edition originale francaise. Brochure intérimaire de l\' epoque, traces d\'usgae légères. Erste französische Ausgabe. Sabin 22313. Die englische Originalausgabe war 1748 erschienen. Interessanter Bericht über den Versuch der Entdeckung einer Nordwestpassage in den Pazifik. Die gefaltete Karte zeigt Grönland und Kanada, die hübschen Kupfertafeln u.a. mit Abbildungen von Tieren, Eskimos, den Expeditionsschiffen und der Wager Bay. Breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes Exemplar mit nur minimalen Gebrauchsspuren. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Reiseberichte, Seefahrt, Entdeckungsreisen

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        Il malmantile racquistato di Perlone Zipoli colle note di Puccio Lamoni e d altri

      Francesco Moücke, Firenze 1750 - Bella legatura coeva in vitello maculato con cornice oro ai piatti. Dorso con fili, fregi floreali e titolo oro. Tagli colorati. Piccole mancanze al ds. e agli angoli, ma ottimo esemplare con freschissimi interni. Noto poema burlesco, di notevole interesse anche per l ampio ricorso a modi di dire popolari toscani che indussero la Crusca ad annoverarlo tra i testi di lingua. 4to (cm. 25,8), 2 Voll. in uno XLVIII-912 pp.(numerazione continua. Con una antiporta allegorica incisa da Zuccarelli su disegno di Lippi, due ritratti di Lorenzo Lippi ed uno rip. di Paolo Minucci (Puccio Lamoni). Iniziali, testatine e finalini incisi in rame. Frontespizio in rosso e nero.

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        Accuratissima Delineatio Geographica Dioecesis Ac Praefecturae Dresdensis cujus urbes, oppida et pagi, loca item contermina, et quae in singulis notatu digniora videntur exactiori methodo Geometrice designata sistuntur.

      Augsburg Seutter um 1750 - Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von T.C. Lotter nach Zürner, Bildausschnitt 49 x 58 cm, Blattgr. 51 x 62 cm. Ritter, Die Welt aus Augsburg. Landkarten von Tobias Conrad Lotter und seinen Nachfolgern, p. 38, Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 13 und 16 (Nur Hiweis zu "Zürner's Specialkarten von Sachsen"); detailreiche und dekorative Karte der Umgebung von Dresden, von Meissen im Westen bis Bischofswerda im Osten, von Großenhain im Norden bis Dipoldiswalde im Süden, mit hübscher Titelkartusche unten rechts und 21 Gebietswappen unten links, Ortsregister links und rechts; mit der üblichen Mittelfalz, etwas fleckig, einige kleine Wurmlöchlein alt hinterlegt, sonst von guter Erhaltung

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