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        c1700s HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT "ONKO CHISHIN GO ROKU" - COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME

      Japan 1750 - On offer is an ancient strategy GO game book in Japanese. Estimated between 17th and 18th century but research suggests early in the mid-century. Very Good save for some age-toning and general light ageing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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        The Theory and History of Earthquakes. Containing, I. A rational account of their causes and effects; ... II. A particular and authentic history of those which have happened in these kingdoms, ... III. Some seasonable reflections on the two late earthquakes,

      London: Printed for and sold by J. Newbery; R. Baldwin; J. Brindley; G. Woodfall; and M. Sheepey,, ca. 1750. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8vo. 62pp. Usually attributed to Thomas Sherlock (1678-1761), a Church of England bishop. Bound to style in quarter leather, marbled paper boards, leather lettering label, gilt. The title page has a repaired closed tear (no loss); lacking the half title and the single page appendix sometimes present. A very good copy. Very scarce. ESTC T78656. Sabin 95318. Roscoe A584 (1).

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        LISSABON : Lisabona. Lisabon.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich v. Johann Christian Leopold b. Augsburg, ca 1750, Blatt: 30 x 20 cm Kolorierte detailierte Ansicht von Lissabon mit zwei Legenden und Beschreibung mit Wappen unten. Von Johann Christian Leopold (1699–1755). Kleine Risse im Rand, sonst gut erhalten.

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        A physical essay on the senses. Illustrated with copper-plates.

      . Translated from the French. - London, Printed for R. Griffiths, at the Dunicad, in St.Paul's Church-yard, 1750, 8°, (4), 288 pp., 14 gefalt. Kupferstichtafeln, feiner Ledereinband im Stil der Zeit.. First English Edition of "Traite des sens" (2nd. Ed. 1744) is "An important work in which Le Cat presents a theory of the propagation of light contrary to that of Newtonian attraction and reports on the pigmented choroid coat of the eye. He assigns the latter to a common embryonic origin with the pigment of the skin."---Albert, Sourcebook, 1346 - The work is illustrated by a set of anatomical plates, including an outstanding folding plate of the base of the brain and of the lacrimal apparatus. Le Cat treats the anatomy and physiology of the sense organs in a philosophical context. - "Le Cat's treatise, part of a work in progress on physiology which never was completed, contains a very interesting view of the brain and nearby vascular, peripheral and autonomic nervous structures. This plate exhibits the base of the brain, but the superior third of the face was preserved intact. The floor of the orbital cavities was removed so that the extraocular muscles and ciliary ganglia were revealed. Most of the cranial nerves are depicted, especially the trigeminal nerve, including the ophthalmic, maxillary and mandibular branches, and its voluminous ganglion. Surprisingly, the discovery of this ganglion is usually attributed to Gasser's pupil Anton Raymund Balthasar Hirsch in his study of the fifth cranial nerve published only twenty-five years later. The superior cervical ganglia and many of their rami (including the internal carotid nerve) roughly compare to the description made by the celebrated Jacques B. Winslow. The main arterial trunks (internal carotid, external carotid, vertebral and basilar arteries) are present, and part of the course of the intracranial segment of the left internal carotid artery was severed so that both oculomotor and abducent nerves could be displayed." Regis Olry, Kaoru Motomiya. Baroque Anatomy Masterpieces as Models for Plastinated Specimens, J Int Soc Plastination Vol 12, No 1:18-22,1997 - - Claude-Nicolas Le Cat "was born on 6th September 1700 at Blerancourt, Oise, France, into a family of physicians. He studied medicine and surgery in Paris, obtained his doctor's degree in 1732 at Reims and settled in Rouen in 1733. He became first surgeon in the Hotel-Dieu in Rouen and professor in anatomy and surgery. In 1736, he received the Royal title of professor and demonstrator. He was founder of the 'Academie royale des sciences, belles-lettres et arts' in Rouen in 1744. Le Cat was famous in his time for his urological surgical skills, and invented several urological instruments, the most noted being a combined gorget and cystotome. He removed a bladder tumour for the first time by means of a forceps introduced along the urethra, described in his 'Pieces concernant l'operation de la taille' in 1749. In 1742, he invented 'a machine for dressing and curing patients, who are very unwieldy and are under the surgeons hands for some ailment on the back, the os sacrum, etc. or are apprehensive of it'. Besides medicine and surgery, Le Cat published, as a true homo universalis, articles on anatomy and physiology, teratology, mathematics, architecture and philosophy. Many articles from his hand, as the one discussed here, were translated from French into English and published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. He died on 20th August, 1768." - "On 15th October 1744, the French surgeon Claude-Nicolas Le Cat (1700-1768) introduced a specially invented canula into the lateral ventricle of a newborn boy with hydrocephalus. The canula was used as a tap and was left in place for 5 days, until the death of the child. This procedure should be seen as the first documented description of a device for repeated ventricular taps in the treatment of hydrocephalus. "E.J.O. Kompanje & E.J. Delwel The First Description of a Device for Repeated External Ventricular Drainage in the Treatment of Congenital Hydrocephalus, Invented in 1744 by Claude-Nicolas Le Cat; Pediatr Neurosurg 2003;39:10-13 - Blake, p. 260. The Becker Collection has the 1744 Amsterdam edition in French. (234); Hirschberg 330; Wellcome III:468

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        Mechanismus oder Neue Abhandlung von der künstlichen Zusammensetzung des Auges ... , ... + Kurzer Begrif ... v.d. Gebrechen und Heilungsarten des Auges ...

      . Frankfurt am Mayn, bey Stoks seel. Erben und Schilling, 1750, 8°, (18), (10), 374, (26) pp., 5 gefalt. Kupferstichtafeln; 1750, (56), 108, (16) pp., feiner Pappband mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung; Papier wie immer gebräunt.. Selten - Erste Deutsche Ausgabe! - Titel: Johann Taylors, Ritters, Doctors der Arzneykunst, Seiner Großbritannischen Majestät, und verschiedener anderen Durchlauchtigsten Fürsten hochbestallten Augenarztes ; wie auch Mitgliedes vieler Europäischen berühmten Academien der Wissenschaften u u. - Mechanismus oder Neue Abhandlung von der künstlichen Zusammensetzung des Menschliche Auges und den besonderen Nutzen desselben, sowohl vor sich, als in Absicht der anliegen Theile, Nebst Seiner Art, dessen Krankheiten zu heilen, Wie er solche bey einer mehr als zwanzigjährigen Erfahrung seiner durch Europa glücklich gethanen Augencuren bewährt befunden. - Mit den dazu gehörigen Kupfertafeln , Unter Königlich - Pohlnisch - und Chur-Sächsicher allergnädigsten Freyheit, und ausdrücklichen Bewilligung des Verfassers in Deutsche übersetzt. - Anhang: - Kurzer Begrif einer Anatomischen Abhandlung von den Gebrechen und Heilungsarten des menschlichen Auges, und dessen naheliegenden Theilen, beschrieben von John Taylor, Ritters, Doct. der Arzney-Kunst, .... Mit dessen Ausdrücklicher Genehmhaltung, nach der Lateinisch- und Englischen Ausgabe ins Deutsche übersezt. - - "Diese Werk begreift überhaupt in sich : - Die Zergliederung des Augapfels und seiner anliegenden Theile. - Eine optische Erklärung des Gesichts und alles dessen was sich dabey zuträgt. - Eine Erklärung der wahren Ursache des Schielens, und der fliegenden Flecken der Augen. - Einen Beweis des wahren Sitzes des Staars und des Glaucoma. - Eine vollkommene Beschreibung der neuen Operationen des Authors, worinnen gewiesen wird, daß man dieselben nicht nur zu aller Zeit vornehemn, sondern auch mit weniger Gefahr, und mit mehrer Gewißheit als nach der gewöhnlichen Art verrichten kan. - Hundert Fragen in welchen man zu entscheiden sucht, ob entweder das Aderhäutgen, oder das Nez das unmittelbare Werkzeug des Gesichts sey. - Anmerkungen über die Ursache und natur der verschiedenen Arten des schwarzen Staars. - Eine Beschreibung aller und jeder Augenkrankheiten. - Ein Verzeichnis der Schriftsteller welche über den Bau des Auges und dessen Krankheiten geschrieben. - - Anhang. - Eine kurze Anatomische Abhandlung und genaue Beschreibung von 242 Krankheiten, des Auges und dessen nahe liegenden Theilen." - - "Das erste ist dein bereits in viele Sprachen übersezter 'Mechanism", welcher im Jahre 1738 auch in Französischer Sprachen erschienen. der andere ist sein kurzter Auszug oder genaue Beschreibung von 243 Krankheiten, welchen das Auge und seine naheliegenden Theile unterworfen sind, worüber er in Edenburg, öffentliche Vorlesungen gehalten, welche zuerst in Lodnon 1743. in lateinischer und 1744. in Edenburg etwas vermehrter in Englischer Sprache herausgekommen." Vorbericht. - - John Taylor (1703-1772), "auch "Chevalier Taylor" genannt, der bekannte und seine grenzenlose Charaltanerie berüchtigte fahrende Oculist des 18. Jahrhudert .... Dass Taylor wissenschaftlich durch aus nicht ungebildet war, beweisen seine zahlreichen z. Th. in vielen Sprachen erschienenen Schriften" Pagel, Hirsch-H. IV, pp.523-524 - - "Stricker's Urtheil lautet folgendermaßen: "Wohl selten war so viel wissenschaftliche Tüchtigkeit mit der unverschämtesten Charlatanerie in einem und demselben Mann verbunden. -cf. Hirschberg - - "So sicher es also ist, dass Taylor, und zwar zuerst in der Geschichte unseren Faches, von Muskel-Zerschneidung zur Heilung des Schielens gesprochen; ausgeführt hat er sie nicht. Wenigsten ist kein Fall bekannt. ... Taylor's unbedingt richtiger Gedanke über die Schiel-Operation ist leider , wegen der üblen Eigenschaften des Urhebers vollständig der Vergessenheit anheim gefallen." Hirschberg, Geschichte der Augenheil in der Neuzeit, 14/3 (1911), pp.293-312. - - "What sort of man was Taylor? He lived in an age when the blind were often decked with asses' ears and peacocks' feathers and exhibited in fairs as objects of amusement, and Taylor probably brought relief to many blind people, whatever his motives and however many his failures. He had studied with a genuine and eminent surgeon. Cheselden, a pupil of William Cowper, was surgeon to St. Thomas's Hospital from 1719 to 1738, and he became Master of the College of Surgeons after the split from the barbers; Pope was a patient of his. Moreover, Taylor had qualifications from several continental universities including Basle, Cologne, and Liege. (I have not been able to discover who-perhaps Taylor himself?.-conferred on him the title of 'Chevalier'). Some of what he wrote (especially on squint) is regarded as sound by modern authorities. He had a conscience and (at least at some times in his career) would not operate if he thought success was unlikely or intervention dangerous. In his early days he advised leaving unilateral cataracts alone since an operation 'may be the occasion of the loss of both the eyes', and was aware of the importance of the pupillary reaction. At times he would use other methods of treatment: he describes his cure, by suggestion, of a nobleman who 'believed himself blind, by a hypochondriac disorder'. - It would be hard to better Coats' summary of Taylor, which ends with these words: In professional matters his knowledge was good; he was a shrewd observer and not without original ideas; but his actual practice was deeply tainted with the dishonest arts of the quack. Many elements go to the formation of the complete charlatan-bombast, effrontery, dishonesty, ignorance. All these qualities Taylor showed in perfection-except ignorance, and this is his chief condemnation. - Of Taylor's life after 1761, when his autobiography appeared, little is known. He died, either in Paris or in a monastery near Prague, in 1772; and according to legend he was blind." David M. Jackson, BACH, HANDEL, AND THE CHEVALIER TAYLOR. Medical History / Volume 12 / Issue 04 / October 1968, pp 385-393 - - "Johann Sebastian Bach's only physical problem seems to have been his vision. Myopia seems most likely, and it is probable that he developed cataracts at an older age. In addition to the cataracts, his worsening vision may have been due in part to some other eye problem. During the last year of his life, Bach's vision became so poor that he decided to have his eyes operated on. Two operations were performed in 1750 by the traveling English eye surgeon John Taylor. Most likely the first operation was Taylor's standard couching procedure. About 1 week after the first operation, Bach had to be operated on again because of a reappearance of the cataract. Many painful and/or vision-reducing complications could have been induced by these intraocular operations: uveitis or endophthalmitis, secondary glaucoma, hemorrhage, retinal detachment, and even sympathetic ophthalmia. Bach was "completely blind" after the operations, and he died less than 4 months after the final operation." Richard H. C. Zegers, The Eyes of Johann Sebastian Bach, Arch Ophthalmol. 2005;123(10): pp.1427-1430.

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        Anno Regni Georgii II Regis Magnae Britannia, Francia, & Hibernia Vicesimo Quarto

      Baskett, London - Pages, 1187 + a Table of the Statutes Public & Private. Circa 60 Acts 1750-51 including Duties upon, Malt, Rum, Cyder & Perry; A Lottery & Sinking Fund granting 2 million one hundred thousand pounds to His Majesty; Bill enabling the king to raise substantial sums of money by Exchequer Bills; An Act for punishing Mutiny & Desertion & better payment of the Army; Land Tax Bill; Thames River Navigation Act; An Act enabling the rebuilding of the Church of St. Mary, Islington; Various Acts re Road Repair; An Act Regulating the Yearly Calendar; An Act for better Regulation of Linen & Hemp Manufacture in Scotland. & los more. Mainly applying to Britain. Full calf. Covers and spine worn & scuffed. Some internal staining. Good overall Size: Folio

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        Blick auf Schloß Ambras bei Innsbruck.

      . Bleistift, mit Bleistiftlinie umrandet, auf gelblichem Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: JS; unten mittig betitelt "Schloß Amras." (sic!). 25,7:37 cm. Leicht fleckig. Eine ältere Zuschreibung an Stephan von Stengel (1750-1822) hat sich nicht begründen lassen. Plausibler erscheint uns eine Zuschreibung an Albert Emil Kirchner (1813 Leipzig - München 1885), der, seit 1834 in München ansässig, der häufig Tirol und Oberitalien bereiste.. Vergleichsliteratur: Münchner Maler im 19. Jahrhundert. München, Bruckmann, Bd. II, S. 306, Abb. 441 "Burg Taufers in Südtirol";

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        Historische Nachricht von denen Akademischen Gebäuden und Häusern. Bey Gelegenheit des im Jahr MDCCL (1750) den 28sten April einfallenden hohen Geburtstages Sr. Königl. Majestät öffentlich eingeweiheten Collegii Academici zusammen getragen und in Druck gegeben von Augustino von Balthasar.

      Greifswald u a Hieronimus Johann Struck 1750 - EA. 36x22 cm (Einband) 85 S., 2 Bll, 8 Bll. Zusätze und Verbesserungen. Einband: Privater, älterer Kartonband, Ecken und Kanten aufgestoßen, etwas fleckig, wasserrandig. Rücken oben mit Papierfehlstelle. Umfangreicher Sammelband Reden etc. meist Friedrich I. Innen erste Rede wasserrandig. Sonst leicht gebräunt, stellenweise gilbfleckig und angestaubt. Insgesamt aber sehr gute Erhaltung der einzelnen Reden, meist sauber. Sammelband enthält des Weiteren: - Ad Festa Inaugurationis Sacra Novae Aedis Academicae feliciter exstructae in solemni auditorio maximo anno MDCCL (1750) die XXVII Aprilis qui Friderici Primi. Omnium Munerum Ordinumque Hospites Ac Cives Academicos. Invitat, Convocat REctor et Senatus Acad. Gryphiswaldensis. (VIII). - Als an dem hohen Geburtsfeste Friederichs des Ersten Ihres theuresten Königes und Herren die Greifswaldische Akademi ihr öffentliches Lehrgebäude zugleich einweihte, führete man nachstehende Cantate musicalisch auf. (2 Blatt). - Rede , bei Gelegenheit des hohen Geburtsfestes . Friedrichs des Ersten. der feierlichen Einweihung des neu errichteten Akad. Lehrgebäudes in Greifswald einfiel, im Nahmen der sämtlichen Studierenden gehalten von D. J. Kühl. 16 S. Dazu - Ode im Nahmen der Studirenden von G. Langemack. 2 Blatt. - Ode in welcher bey dem hohen Geburtsfeste Ihres all. Königes Friedrichs des Ersten und der Einweihung des Acad. Lehrgebäudes in Greifswald ihre Freude bezeugten die sämtl. Studirende. 2 Bll. - Musarum Gryphiswaldensium . nempe Natalia seren. potentissimique Principis ac D. Friderici I. 2 Bll. - Gefaltetes Blatt: . Auctoritate Caesarea et auspiciis augustissimi et . Friderici I. . annuente celsissimo illustr. domino ac libero barone, Domino Axelio de Loewen. Weiter genannt: DN. Siegfrid Coeso Aeminga; Jacobus Henricus de Balthasar und DN. Gabrielem Timotheum Lütkemann. - Discursus de Vtilitate ex publicis exercitiis disputatoriis capienda quo ad exercitium disputatorium . Petrus Ahlwardt. 16 S. Dazugehörig aber falsch paginiert: Disputat III. respondente Joh. David Reichenbach, opponentibus Casp. Fried. de Magdeburg, Adolph Fried. de Gentzwo. (S. 17 - S. 24). - Gefaltetes Blatt: . Auctoritate Caesarea et auspiciis augustissimi et . Friderici I. . celsissimi illustr. domino ac libero Barone, Domino Axelio de Loewen. Weiter genannt: DN. Siegfrid Coeso Aeminga; Andreas Mayer. - Oda, cum Spartam publice Physicam docendi, a Sacra Regia Majestate Clementissime sibi demandatam . Andreas Mayer. Solemni Oratione in celebri Conventu die XXX. Aprilis 1750 inauguraret modulatu musico proferenda. 2 Bll. - 2x: Gradum Baccalavreatus Philosphici. Dn. Augustini de Balthasar. Filiae . Annae Christinae Ehrenfried de Balthasar post editum specimen sexu et aetate maius in auditorio maximo, inter solemnia inauguralia . a viro amplissimo atque excell. D. Andrea Mayer. je 2 Bll. (** siehe Anmerkung unten) - Gefaltetes Blatt: Nondum Atheneae. Pomeranicae. Hilaria. Consummauerunt SVA. . Fridericium Principem. ad decentius celebranda Novae. Aedis. Parnassiae. Svae. Encaenia.Musae Cives in spem. Patriae. Orbisque Litterati Adolescentes Solemni Panegyri. Weiter genannt: DN. Daniel Joachimus. Kühl. Siegfried. Coeso. Aeminga. - Rede des königl. Preuß. Hofpredigers Herrn von Perard, als Mitgliedes der Gesellschaft. 2 Bll. - Verzeichnis einiger Stipendien und anderer milden Vermächtnisse, Welche bey der königl. Academie zu Greifswald. von gottseligen Herzen gestiftet noch jetzo verhanden sind. 31 S. - Observationes Historico-Theologicae de Libris Normalibus Ecclesiae Pomeranicae. Jac. Henr. de Balthasar. publice defendet Ern. Christ. Georg. Köhler. 18 S. - A. S. N. de Inauguratione seu Baptismo Christi ad Matth. III. v. 13-17.praeses Georgius Guilielmus Overkampf et respndens Immanuel Himmelberg. XII S. - Programma, rector Univ. Gryph. Jonas Boeckman H. T. comes Palatinus Caesareus. de Harmonia Animorum ut optimo Sapientia Fulcro. VIII S. - Disputatio theol. de Isaaco Fidei Coniugalis Exemplo ad Malach. Quam numine

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        Carta Geografica del Canada nell'America Settentrionale. G. DE L'ISLE Copper Engraved Chart

      Albrizzi's Atlante Novissimo [1750], Venice - Printed area approx.: cm 44,8 x 35,2Paper size approx.: cm 54,8 x 42,2Strong and dark impression on very strong paper. Original colors. Paper with chains and wiremarks. Wide margins. Tears at the bottom along centre fold. Small foxing and browning. Small holes to the lower margin. In general good+ condition.Carta Geografica del Canada nell'America Settentrionale.Fine and decorative 1740 De L'Isle's copper engraved map of Canada and portion of United States. Map is filled with a lot of topographical details as well as cities, rivers, lakes, mountains, etc. Decorative title cartouche showing a pastoral scene to top left corner., Map from: Guillaume DE L'ISLE Atlante Novissimo che contiene tutte le parti del Mondo, nel quale sono esattamente descritti gl'Imperi, le Monarchie, Stati, Repubbliche, ec. del Sig. Guglielmo De L'Isle.In Venezia, Nella Stamperia di Giambattista Q. Girol. Albrizzi, 1740-1750.Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, H12/900-[1750], Vol. 10, p.338: "An interesting and rare map of Canada as it was known circa 1708. Shown on the map are all the major land forms and water bodies known at the time. Most of the fictitious physical features, commonly held to exist in the early 18th century, are also indicated. The map is based directly on Guillaume De L'Isle's 1708 revision of his 1703 map of Canada . This map, however, has the title, legends and place names translated to Italian. G. Albrizzi, a Venetian map publisher, published the map in 1750 in his De L'Isle atlas entitled Atlante Novissimo. The map appeared as plate 40 in volume 2."* Described in Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada, Vol. II, entry 342, p.18. Attributed to Del'Isle/Albrizzi. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Curso nuevo de Cirugía para enseñanza de los que se dedican a esta utilísima Facultad. Mandado hacer por el Real Tribunal del Protho-Medicato.

      En Madrid: en la Oficina de Antonio Sanz, Impresor del Rey N. S.y su Real Consejo 1750 - 8vo.; 8 hs., 472 pp. Raro ejemplar que incluye dos importantes láminas. También incluye cuatro pp. explicativas de las láminas. Encuadernación de época en pergamino. Bartolomé Serena, zaragozano, fue Médico de Cámara de la Real Familia y Examinador del Real Protomedicato. Mantuvo una agria polémica con Diego Mateo Zapata sobre la práctica de la operación cesárea. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS . : Auricula Ursi I; Danaee (print)

      - Original hand-coloured engraving drawn by Georg Ehret and executed by J. M. Seligmann. Leaf measures 19.9 x 14.2 inches (50.5 x 36 cm). Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing. From Christoph Trew's magnificent HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS OMNEM PER ANNUM SUPERBIENS FLORIBUS published in three volumes over a 36 year period from 1750-1786. Painted in a more opaque gouache to resemble a painting rather than the traditional practice of using translucent water-colours that allowed more of the engraving to show through. Each piece was meant to capture the flower at the peak of it's beauty instead of focusing solely on scientific detail. Ehret contributed 44 of the 180 illustrations in the entire work and is the single most important botanical artist of the era. HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS is considered to be one of the most sumptuous of the florilegia. Being one of the most elusive of the great flower books, the opportunity to own one of these leaves is reserved for only the most discriminating collectors.

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        Beschreibung des Grönländischen Wallfischfangs und Fischerey, nebst einer gründlichen Nachricht von dem Bakkeljau- und Stockfischfang bey Terreneuf, und einer kurzen Abhandlung.

      von Grönland, Island, Spritzbergen, Nova Zembla, Jan Mayen Eiland, der Strasse Davids u.a. Aus dem Holländischen übersetzt, und mit accuraten Kupfern und Land-Charten gezieret. Nürnberg, Georg Peter Monath, 1750. 4to. pp. (6), 370, (10), with fine engraved allegorical frontispiece, 7 (1 folded) engraved plates and 6 folded engraved maps. Contemporary German speckled boards. A fine copy of the second German edition of this famous work on fishery and whaling in the Arctic Seas, containing maps of the North Polar region, Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard, Jan-Mayen and Novaya-Zemlya. The beautifully engraved plates show the ships of whalers, whales, hunting sceneries etc., of which the large folding one is by A. Salm after a drawing by van der Hem. The original Dutch edition was published in 1720. "Zorgdrager's work is by far the most important of the early authorities on the Northern Whalefishery, and must always be one of the chief sources of information for the early history on the subject" (Allen 177).

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        HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS . : Pancratium I; Narcissus Tertius Matthioli (print)

      - Original hand-coloured engraving executed by J. M. Seligmann. Leaf measures 19.9 x 14.2 inches (50.5 x 36 cm). Fine condition. Matted and ready for framing. From Christoph Trew's magnificent HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS OMNEM PER ANNUM SUPERBIENS FLORIBUS published in three volumes over a 36 year period from 1750-1786. Painted in a more opaque gouache to resemble a painting rather than the traditional use of water-colours that allowed more of the engraving to show through. Each piece is meant to capture the flower at the peak of it's beauty instead of focusing solely on scientific detail. Several artists from different European nations were involved in this project giving a multi-ethnic flavour to the complete work. HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS is considered to be one of the most sumptuous of the florilegia. Being one of the most elusive of the great flower books, the opportunity to own one of these leaves is reserved for only the most discriminating collectors.

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        HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS . : Crocus I; The True Saffron (print)

      - Original hand-coloured engraving drawn by Georg Ehret and executed by J. M. Seligmann. Leaf measures 19.9 x 14.2 inches (50.5 x 36 cm). Fine condition. Some cosmetic retouching in gouache. Matted and ready for framing. From Christoph Trew's magnificent HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS OMNEM PER ANNUM SUPERBIENS FLORIBUS published in three volumes over a 36 year period from 1750-1786. Painted in a more opaque gouache to resemble a painting rather than the traditional practice of using translucent water-colours that allowed more of the engraving to show through. Each piece was meant to capture the flower at the peak of it's beauty instead of focusing solely on scientific detail. Ehret contributed 44 of the 180 illustrations in the entire work and is the single most important botanical artist of the era. HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS is considered to be one of the most sumptuous of the florilegia. Being one of the most elusive of the great flower books, the opportunity to own one of these leaves is reserved for only the most discriminating collectors.

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        HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS . : Fritellaria I; Viperino Flore. [and] Fritellaria II; Aquitanica (print)

      - Original hand-coloured engraving drawn by "E" and executed by J. M. Seligmann. Leaf measures 19.9 x 14.2 inches (50.5 x 36 cm). Fine condition. Some cosmetic retouching in gouache. Matted and ready for framing. From Christoph Trew's magnificent HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS OMNEM PER ANNUM SUPERBIENS FLORIBUS published in three volumes over a 36 year period from 1750-1786. Painted in a more opaque gouache to resemble a painting rather than the traditional use of water-colours that allowed more of the engraving to show through. Each piece is meant to capture the flower at the peak of it's beauty instead of focusing solely on scientific detail. Several artists from different European nations were involved in this project giving a multi-ethnic flavour to the complete work. HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS is considered to be one of the most sumptuous of the florilegia. Being one of the most elusive of the great flower books, the opportunity to own one of these leaves is reserved for only the most discriminating collectors.

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        HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS . : Martagum III; The New Crimson Pensilvania Martagon (print)

      - Original hand-coloured engraving drawn by Georg Ehret and executed by J. M. Seligmann. Leaf measures 19.9 x 14.2 inches (50.5 x 36 cm). Fine condition. Some cosmetic retouching in gouache. Matted and ready for framing. From Christoph Trew's magnificent HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS OMNEM PER ANNUM SUPERBIENS FLORIBUS published in three volumes over a 36 year period from 1750-1786. Painted in a more opaque gouache to resemble a painting rather than the traditional practice of using translucent water-colours that allowed more of the engraving to show through. Each piece was meant to capture the flower at the peak of it's beauty instead of focusing solely on scientific detail. Ehret contributed 44 of the 180 illustrations in the entire work and is the single most important botanical artist of the era. HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS is considered to be one of the most sumptuous of the florilegia. Being one of the most elusive of the great flower books, the opportunity to own one of these leaves is reserved for only the most discriminating collectors.

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        Nuova serie de' vescovi di Malamocco e di Chioggia accresciuta e con documenti in gran parte ora sol publicati

      Venezia, Stamperia Baglioni. 1790 1750 - Ottimo esempare di quest' opera rara non posseduta dal Lozzi. "Opera interessantissima per la copia dei documenti inediti. e per la luce che sparge su alcuni punti della storia eclesiastica e civile delle isole venete. " ( Tipaldo, V, pp. 334-36 ). 2 volumi in- 4° grande legati assieme in pergamena coeva. xii, 352 pp.; 442 pp. Bibliotheca Platneriana, p. 189. Soranzo, Bibl. veneziana, 3498. Tiozzo, I nostri (Chioggiotti), pp. 123-26. www.libreriabrighenti.it [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Actor: A Treatise on the Art of Playing; Interspersed with Theatrical Anecdotes, Critical Remarks on Plays, and Occasional Observations on Audiences

      Printed for R. Griffiths, London 1750 - Hansomely rebound in full green calf, with raised bands to spine; gilt decoration to boards and spine. New endpages. The pages show usual age darkening and soiling to the outer edges. An 18th century owner has neatly signed the title page, the first page following the table of contents and pp.326 above "FINIS." Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abutilon

      Nuremberg 1750 - George Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770) is considered the most important and influential botanical artist of the mid-18th century. Born to farmers in Heidelberg, Germany in 1708, Ehret showed an early propensity for drawing, though as a young man he was employed primarily as a gardener. He used his time spent gardening to examine and practice drawing botanicals and the natural world around him. Having attracted the attention of noted botanical artist Johann Weinmann and noted Nuremberg physician Dr. Christoph Jakob Trew, he gained encouragement and financial support for his works. In 1736, Ehret met eminent botanist Carl Linnaeus, who created the first classification system of plants, and moved to England where he remained for the duration of his life. As a result of the arrival of new plant species to England and around Europe, Ehret was in position to draw and document them, further developing his skills. As instructor to the highest of English nobility, he engaged in his publication of Plantae Selectae with financial patronage and text from Dr. Trew. Plantae Selectae was published in Nuremberg in 1750-1773. Various scholars of the time praised the folio highly, singling out the excellent quality of Ehret’s botanical studies. These highly detailed engravings are brilliantly hand colored and still retain their vibrancy. This engraving, 20” x 14” is in very good condition with slight color runoff on the plate and small stamp on the plate. Abutilon is a genus of evergreen in the Mallow family, commonly referred to as the Chinese Bell Flower or Chinese Lantern. This engraving shows the large leaves of the flower, carefully colored and shaded, in the foreground, as the brilliant yellow and red flowers bloom above.

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        PLANO DE MADRID (C. 1735).

      1750 - Materia: Mapa antiguo de Madrid Publicación: Nuremberg circa 1750. Medidas: 500 x 580 mm. Dimensiones total: 570 x 670 mm. Tecnica: Grabado calcográfico parcialmente coloreado en la época. Decripción: Estampa en color. Vista geométrica de la ciudad con limitación de manzanas. En la parte inferior se incluyen cuatro vistas; El Alcázar de Madrid, una corrida en la plaza Mayor, Palacio del buen Retiro y el de Aranjuez. En la parte superior derecha, vista de la ermita de San Antonio. Plano que deriva del realizado por Nicolas de Fer. Conservación: Muy buen estado, amplios margenes

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        Des Heil Röm Reichs Freye Handels U Hansee Stadt Hamburg In Einem Accuraten Plan U Prosp.

      1750 - Nuremberg, c. 1750, original colour, 500x 570mm A plan of the city of Hamburg with the surrounding countryside and waterways, with a view of the city below with all the churches names and numerous sailing vessels in the foreground and a key to the numbered plan above. The title contained in a scroll cartouche in the upper margin with two shields of the coats of arms of Hamburg.

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        Accurater grundris der Konigl Spanischen haupt und residentz stadt Madrit mit denen prspecten des konige schloses un andern lust gebanen

      Nuremberg circa 1750 - mapa calcográfico realzado con color original.62x 54 cms. En parte superior cartela y plano de Madrid con personajes junto a una fuente y plano del palacio del Retiro y viñeta con ermita de san Antonio. En parte inferior banda con cuatro grabados mostrando fachada del Alcazar antiguo,corrida toros en la plaza Mayor, perspectiva del Retiro y vista del palacio Aranjuez. Muy buen estado. este plano con vistas pertenecia a una serie de vistas de las principales capitales europeas que se incorporaron al atlas general o Grosser Atlas reeditado en numerosas ocasiones por Homann y sus herederos desde 1737 a 1770.Homann fue una de las grandes figuras de la cartografia alemana del s XVIII. Ref bannister pg 84.

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        Bulla de plenisima indulgencia, concedida por la Santidad de Urbano Octavo, de felice recordacion, en favour, y ayuda de las Animas de los Fieles Difuntos, para la Segunda Predicación de la Decima Quinta Concesion, para todas las tierras del Peru, Tierra-Firme, y sus partidos

      1750 - Granting a plenary indulgence to all souls, addressed to Tierra-Firme and Peru. 1750. N.p. [Madrid]. In folio (310 mm x 210 mm) 1 ff. Early 20th century cloth slipcase, front board stamped in gilt. Left margin lightly soiled, else an uncommonly fresh and clean copy. An exceedingly rare and most attractive broadside, printed on one side; embellished with four woodcuts in text. The woodcuts represent Saint Peter and Saint Paul and the Papal Arms at top, and Cardinal´s Arms and woodcut seal at foot. By this Bull the souls of Peru and Tierra Firme are granted a plenary indulgence. At the end the printed signature of the Grand Inquisitor. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le droit de la nature et des gens ou systeme general des principes les plus importants de la morale, de la jurisprudence, et de la politique par le Baron de Pufendorf, traduit du latin par Jean Barbeyrac, Docteur & Profeffeur en Droit dans l'Université de

      Emanuel Thourneisen 1750 - A Basle (Bâle), Emanuel Thourneisen, 1750. 2 forts vol. in 4 de XVI-716pp., [6]-613-[41]-53pp., reliures en plein veau fauve marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de caissons et de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin bordeaux, pièce de titre du tome I. frottée dans sa partie gauche, titre doré, roulette dorée sur les coupes, partie supérieure de la charnière supérieure du tome I. fendue sur quelques centimètres sans gravité, reliure ferme et solide, coin inférieur du plat supérieur et les deux coins du second plat du tome II. frottés, quatre et six épidermures sur les plats du tome I., deux et une épidermures sur les plats du tome II., rousseurs éparses, mouillure sur la marge latérale de la page 235 du tome II. sans gravité, frontispice du tome I. orné d'un portrait gravé de l'auteur, titre en noir et en rouge sur la page de titre ornée d'une petite gravure, de nombreuses notes dans les marges, lettrines historiées, gravures en bandeau, culs-de-lampe, tranches rouges, bon et bel exemplaire. L'Oeuvre de Pufendorf (1632-1694) possède une doctrine qui exprime une pensée rationaliste qui se caractérise par un réalisme cinglant et une grande rigueur logique. En effet, il fournit une contribution décisive au renouvellement du patrimoine éthique et doctrinal de l'école jusnaturaliste. Il développa des conceptions très originales de la société naturelle, de la loi naturelle, du pouvoir souverain et du double contrat, de ce fait il eut une influence importante tout au long du XVIIIème siècle, sur la culture juridique européenne, principalement anglo-saxonne; il est l'un des principaux inspirateurs de la constitution américaine de 1783. 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relazione Politica, ed Economica dell'Origine, progressi, e stato presente della Real Casa di Savoja.

      post 1750 - Manoscritto cartaceo opistografo, in-4° antico (248x173mm), 1 carta bianca preliminare, 1 frontespizio, 195 pp. di testo numerate da mano coeva, 8 carte bianche. Legatura coeva in p. pelle nocciola marmorizzata con una filettatura a secco ai piatti e un dorso a nervetti con titolo in oro su tassello biondo, filetti e fregi floreali e vegetali in oro entro scomparti. Tagli rossi, firma antica di un lugotenente di artiglieria al frontespizio. In perspicuissima grafia del secondo Settecento, con omogenea disposizione delle linee, per un numero di 17-18 ca. per ogni pagina, il codice si presenta in eccellente stato conservativo, con solo qualche ininfluente arrossatura. Firma di possesso al titolo del famoso luogotenente di artiglieria e trattatista militare Ignazio Andrea Bozzolino. Il manoscritto è un apografo coevo, privo del nome del trascrittore, del manoscritto originale della relazione del Foscarini; la data contenuta alla c. 195, "li 2 Marzo 1743", si riferisce al giorno in cui l'ambasciatore della Serenissima ultimò la stesura della propria relazione. Si tratta dunque di una fedelissima trascrizione diplomatica di pochi anni posteriore alla stesura dell'autografo, serbato nell'Archivio di Stato di Venezia, e assai anteriore alla prima edizione a stampa del testo originale italiano, procurata soltanto nel 1830, per i tipi di Alliana di Torino, da Luigi Cibrario, nel volume Relazioni dello stato di Savoia negli anni 1574, 1670, 1743 scritte dagli ambasciatori veneti Molini Bellegno e Foscarini. In seguito, col titolo Relazione di Savoja di Marco Foscarini ambasciatore a Carlo Emanuele III, dall’anno 1741 all’anno 1743, essa fu riedita da Barozzi e Berchet nella loro raccolta di Relazioni degli stati europei lette al Senato dagli ambasciatori veneti, Serie III, vol. I, pp. 407-503. Prima ancora si era avuta una traduzione tedesca di Friedrich Hurte, da una copia di proprietà prima dello Staatsrath von Müller e poi del Governo Cantonale di Schaffhausen, edita nel 1817 a San Gallo, in Svizzera, presso l'editore Huber. La relazione rappresenta un documento di primaria importanza fontale riguardo alla vita della corte torinese sotto Carlo Emanuele III. Il Foscarini (Venezia, 1695-ivi, 1763), quart'ultimo Doge di Venezia dal 1762, prima di assurgere alla dignità dogale fu uomo di studi, politico e diplomatico investito di numerose e prestigiose cariche. Legato a Vienna, a Roma e a Torino, ebbe ruolo cruciale nella vita diplomatica della Serenissima sin dal 1732; storiografo della Repubblica dal 1735, concorse inoltre in modo decisivo all'elezione al soglio pontificio di Benedetto XIV, si fece promotore di importanti riforme delle pubbliche finanze veneziane e raccolse una biblioteca preziosissima poi confluita alla Nazionale di Vienna. Doge per pochi mesi (si spense infatti il 31 marzo 1763), la sua carica fu troppo breve per avere un'effettiva incisività politica. La relazione foscariniana è stata studiata da F. Gandino, Ambasceria di Marco Foscarini a Torino: 1741-1742, in Nuovo Archivio Veneto, III, 387-452, cui rimandiamo per approfondimenti circa il contenuto e l'importanza storica della medesima. Sulla figura del Foscarini, cfr. E. Morpurgo, M. F. e Venezia nel sec. XVIII, Firenze, 1860. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Besitzeintrag mit Namenszug sowie eigenh. Marginalien und Ergänzungen auf Durchschußblättern.

      Frankfurt am Main, [ca. 1750]. - Zus. ca. 5 Seiten. In: Maittaire, Michel, Annales Typographici ab artis inventae origine ad annum MD. [Bd. I]. Den Haag, Isaac Vaillant, 1719. 4to. Mit gest. Frontispiz und gest. Titelvignette. (12), 388, 32 SS. Geglättetes Kalbsleder der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und dreiseitigem Rotschnitt (bestoßen und fleckig sowie etw. beschabt). Erste Ausgabe dieses bedeutenden frühen Inkunabelverzeichnisses, das 5 Teilbände und 2 Supplemente umfaßt. Senckenberg hat auf 3 Durchschußblättern (nach S. 100, 318 und 328) mit zus. ca. 5 Seiten (in verschied. Oktavformaten) sowie am Rand von S. 60, 64 und 319 eigenhändig bibliographische Ergänzungen vorgenommen, die sich bei S. 318 f. ausführlich mit der Hartmann Schedelschen Chronik befassen. Auf dem Titelblatt der Besitzeintrag: "Ad Bibliothecam | J. C. Senckenberg, | Med. Dr. et Physici | Moeno-Frankof. | Ord. p". Auf dem hinteren Vorsatzblatt der Kaufeintrag "5 Tomi fl. 16 x. 51 [.]". - Spuren von entfernten Exlibris auf den Deckelinnenseiten. Stellenweise etwas gebräunt. "Der Frankfurter Arzt Johann Christian Senckenberg rief 1763 eine nach ihm benannte Stiftung ins Leben. Teil dieser Stiftung war die Senckenbergische Bibliothek [.] Senckenberg, dessen Vater Arzt und Stadtphysikus in Frankfurt war, promovierte nach einem Studium der Medizin und der Naturwissenschaften 1735 in Göttingen und ließ sich 1745 in Frankfurt nieder, wo er 1755 ebenfalls Stadtphysikus wurde. Schon früh mit den medizinischen Problemen der Vaterstadt vertraut, wurde er nun auch von Amts wegen mit den Mängeln der medizinischen Versorgung der Bevölkerung konfrontiert. Nach seiner Niederlassung betrieb er neben seiner Praxis systematisch den Aufbau einer eigenen Bücherei, in die er regelmäßig einen erheblichen Teil seiner Einnahmen steckte. Senckenberg kaufte nicht nur alle wesentlichen Neuerscheinungen seiner Zeit, sondern erwarb auch anti- quarisch in großem Umfang ältere Werke. Gegen Ende seines Lebens verfügte er über nahezu 10.000 Bde überwiegend medizinisch-naturwissenschaftlicher Literatur [.] Eintragungen von seiner Hand lassen erkennen, daß die Bestände nach sachlichen Gesichtspunkten aufgestellt waren [.] Nach Senckenbergs Tod wurde der größte Teil der nicht- medizinischen und der nichtnaturwissenschaftlichen Literatur der Bücher- sammlung (ca. 6000 Bde) verkauft und mit dem erlösten Geld der medizi- nische Bestand systematisch ausgebaut" (Handbuch der historischen Buchbestände in Deutschland, hg. von Bernhard Fabian, Hildesheim 2003). - Beiliegend in uniformer Bindung und Erhaltung: Dass. Bde. II/1 und III/1 (von 5 Teilbänden). Ebda. 1722-25. Mit Frontispiz und 2 gest. Titelvignetten. (8), VIII, IV, 395, (1) SS. (12), 412 S. - Autographen von Johann Christian Senckenberg sind sehr selten. Brunet III, 1328. Graesse IV, 347. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE ART OF HATCHING AND BRINGING UP DOMESTICK FOWLS OF ALL KINDS,

      London: C. Davies [and others], 1750. - 8to, first english edition, engraved vignettes and 15 folding engraved plates (lacking half title, short tear to head of title, text lightly browned throughout, some light spotting to plates), contemporary calf (rubbed). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die 4 Kontinente (Afrika, Amerika, Asien und Europa) in hübschen, kleinen Landkarten.

      . 4 altkol. Kupferstiche von T. Lobeck bei T.C. Lotter, um 1750, 9,5 x 12 cm (einzeln gerahmt)..

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        Gesamtans., übern Rhein, i. Vgr. Rheininsel, Schiffe u. Fischerboote, "Vorms, Ville d' Allemagne dans le Palarinat du Rhein...".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Mondhare in Paris, um 1750, 26 x 42,5.

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        Institutiones Chirurgicae. In haec secunda Veneta Editione . 2 vols.

      - Venedig, apud Franciscum Pitteri, 1750, 4°, XVI, 544, 398, XLVIII pp., mit dem prächtigen Kupferstichportrait des Verfassers und 38 doppelblattgroßen, gefalteten Kupfertafeln, in 2 Pergamenteinbänden der Zeit; frisches Exemplar. Schön gedruckte Venediger Ausgabe dieses gesuchten Chirurgiewerckes in einem ungewöhnlich guten erhaltenem Exemplar. - Am Anfang des ersten Bandes befinden sich u.a. zwei wichtige Abhandlungen mut bibliographischen Angaben: "Bibliotheca Chirurgica, sive scriptoresmei chirurgici" und "Laurenti Heister designatio sriptorum haciens editiorum, .in Biblioteca Chirurgica.". Eines der interessantesten Chirurgiewerke der Barockzeit. Von besonderem medizinhistorischen Interesse sind die großformatigen, schönen Kupfertafeln die neben chirurgischen Techniken auch das ganze Armamentarium Chirurgicum in großer Ausführlichkeit abbilden.Heister's book was the standard work on surgery in the eighteenth century, becoming one of the most translated, most used, and most resprected texts ever written, still used as a standard text at Viena as lates as 1838. Heister's surgery was the first Western Surgery translated into Japanese, at the end ot the eighteenth century. A legendary Classic of modern surgery. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Aeneid. Translated by Robert Fagles. Introduction by Bernard Knox. 1750 COPIES WERE PRINTED

      Folio Society, 2011. 8vo., First Edition thus, with frontispiece, 16 fine mounted coloured plates and endpaper maps; tan full morocco, sides elaborately blocked in gilt to a classical design by Jeff Clements, backstrip lettered in gilt and blocked in black, gilt top, silk ribbon marker, a fine copy in publisher's solander case lettered in gilt. EDITION LIMITED TO 1750 COPIES . Catalogs: folio society.

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        Les Royaumes de Suede et de Norwege divises en leurs Provinces ou Gouvernements/(inset) L'Islande. (Sweden/Norway) (Iceland)

      Paris - Engraving with original line hand-color. Circa 1750. Sheet size: 19 7/8 x 26 3/4". Inventory#: p1354pmat. 0

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        ...Presenteren (uyt der hand) te verkoopen, een extraordinary welbezeylt galjoot-schip, genaamt De Maria: Is in 't jaar 1711 nieuw uytgehaalt,... en tegenwoordigh in de Nieuwe Zyds Waal, agter de Oude Stads Herbergh, is leggende. Amsterdam, Karel van Rijschooten II, [ca. 1750]. Half-sheet (ca. 32.5 x 21 cm). Tipped onto a piece of paperboard.

      A rare and possibly unique poster with a detailed inventory of equipment, advertising a sale to be held in Amsterdam (ca. 1750) of the galleon (galjoot) De Maria and equipment such as the anchors, the complete ship's gear, galley contents and sea chests.A few minor tears, good copy.

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        The Complete Parish-Officer; Containing The Authority and Duty of High Constables, Petty Constables [Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor and Surveyors], To which is added the Office of Constables, written by Sir Francis Bacon. The Twelfth Edition [etc.]

      London: Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for S. Birt [and two others] [etc.], 1750. Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, a good clean copy A rare edition of one of Jacob's earliest works and conceivably his most popular, reaching a 16th edition by 1772, with Bacon's tract on constables appended, this the only work other than Bacon's own to contain it; one copy in ESTC, none in COPAC

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        YOUNG CLERKS ASSISTANT OR PENMANSHIP. plus A NEW DRAWING BOOK OF MODES.plus A DISCOURSE ON USE OF THE PEN

      Richard Ware, London - Three Titles bound in One (ca 1750 ) Volume I:Penmanship (i), 61: Page 1 - an engraving by Bickman as is page 37; page 38 Title Page: The Virgin Muse ; Pages 39-61 are Poems.Volume 2 the Drawing Book: 13 pages showing hair styles, costumes, stances and the like.; Printed for Richard Ware at the Bible and Sun Ludgate Hill. First 2 items on Recto only Volume 3:.Discourse on Use of Pen 32 pages. Page 9 Title page: "A Specimen of the various characters now principally us'd in Printing & Writing MDCCXXXIII.". Volume 3 verso Page 1 an ad for these 3 books: "Just published, the young Clerks Assistant.To which is added a new Drawing Book with a Discourse on the Use of thePen annex'd" Full brown calf, raised bands, no titling. Leather at front cover and spine separated.4 small holes in leather. Pages very well used, soiled & worn. Half of Leaf 3 in Drawing book missing, otherwise all books are complete. These 3 books are all extremely scarce. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amérique Septentrionale, dressée, sur les Relations les plus modernes des Voyageurs et Navigateurs, et divisée suivant les differentes possessions des Européens

      Vaugondy, Paris 1750 - Copper-engraved map, with period hand colouring in outline. A fine eighteenth-century map depicting all of North America, by one of France's greatest cartographers: Vaugondy's first large-scale map of North America. This highly attractive map depicts North America during an especially fascinating time in its history, the period immediately before the French and Indian War. The British Thirteen Colonies hug the Atlantic seaboard, while the immense Gallic empire, embracing both New France (Canada) and Louisiana (the Mississippi Basin) occupy the majority of the interior of the continent. This highly detailed map labels numerous native villages and European forts in the interior of the continent. Spanish Mexico reaches all the way north to modern-day Colorado, and Baja California is shown accurately to be a peninsula, and not an island as previously thought. The Pacific Northwest remains entirely enigmatic, labelled as the "Terres Inconnues." The map also depicts the islands of the Caribbean, which are shown to be in the possession of the various European powers. Vaugondy consulted several sources in devising his map including Bellin's excellent rendering of the Great Lakes, and Guillame De L'Isle's and Jean-Baptiste D'Anville's maps of the Mississippi Basin. The composition is graced by an elegant title cartouche featuring a waterfall inhabited by a cayman, and framed by coulisses of palm trees accompanied by native Americans. This map was included as one of the most important maps in Vaugondy's celebrated Atlas Universel. This copy a rare issue, notable for the addition of a named Georgia to the map, with the hachured Florida boundary line amended. Lowery Collection , 399; Pedley, Bel et Utile , 448; Sellers & Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 8; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West I, 129.

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        Memoires de Monsieur l'abbé de Montgon, publiées par lui-même.

      S.n. 1750 - - S.n., S.l. 1750, 5 tomes en 6 Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,5cm), relié. - Nouvelle édition. La première édition en 1731, ne proposait qu'un seul volume, 3 volumes paraîtront en 1756 sur des années ultérieures, puisque les 5 tomes de l'édition de 1750 concernent les années 1725 et 1726. Un portrait au frontispice. Les pièces justificatives qui suivent chaque tome ont été reliées dans un sixième tome. Plein veau brun d'époque marbré. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffes de tête élimées. Coiffes de queue des tomes I, II, III et V également élimées. Quelques mors fendus en tête et queue. La plupart des coins émoussés. Pièce de tomaison du tome VI absente. Etat moyen dans l'ensemble. Diplomate français au service du roi Philippe V d'Espagne, mais également agent secret chargé de missions, comme celle de rameuter en France les partisans des Bourbons d'Espagne à la succession de Louis XV (Philippe V était en effet le petit-fils de Louis XIV), l'abbé de Montgon rédige avec une grande clarté les intrigues de cour et la difficulté de sa position dans un monde européen. Il rend pleinement les difficultés diplomatiques d'un monde fait d'alliances et de trahisons obscures (l'exemple du désir de l'Espagne d'attaquer l'Angleterre). Montgon rédigea ces mémoires lors de son exil, il s'était en effet confié au cardinal Fleury qui l'avait dénoncé à la cour de France. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PLANTAE SELECTAE

      Augsburg, 1750-1773. 10 parts, bound as one. FIRST EDITION, one of the greatest eighteenth-century botanical works. Ten engraved titles, heightened in red and gold, 81 (of 100) magnificent hand-colored engraved plates by Johann Jacob Haid and Johann Elias Haid after drawings by Georg Dionysius Ehret, each with the first word of the caption heightened in gold Large folio, (appr 52 by 35 cm), in contemporary boards backed in vellum and with vellum corner-pieces, the spine with brown and green morocco labels lettered in gilt. 81 plates and ten engraved titles. A very bright and finely coloured copy, beautifully preserved, the titles and colouring all richly rendered, the binding well preserved. One of the greatest eighteenth-century botanical works. Christoph Trew, a physician and amateur botanist, had for a number of years been an admirer of Ehret's work. Ehret, a brilliant botanical artist, was born in Heidelberg in 1710 and originally worked as a gardener, practicing drawing in his spare time. His artistic abilities led him to the service of a Regensburg banker named Leskenkohl who had commissioned him to copy plates in van Rheede tot Draakestein, Hortus indicus malabaricus. It was during this period that Trew met Ehret. Ehret, through works such as the PLATAE SELECTAE would become one of the most influential European botanical artists of all time.

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        Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus Balsamina I- Plate 80

      Nuremberg:: Trew, Christoph Jakob and Wirsing, A.L.,, 1750-86.. first. Fine with original hand-coloring. A Fine original hand-colored copperplate engraving. Folio (12.5/8 x 19.25 inches, 32.05 x 48.89 cm). Presented matted in an Ivory rag mat with gilt line decoration. Sized to 18.5 x 24.5 inches, 46.99 x 62.23 cm). One of the rarest, and most elusive, of all botanical works. As stated in Gordon Dunthorne's Flower and Fruit Prints of the Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Centuries, London. 1938: Hortus Nitidissimis is one of the finest records of the cultivated flowers of the period, containing full-sized coloured of the figures. This is the showiest of the Florilegia; garden and florist's flowers painted for their beauty opposed to their scientific appeal. Many of the botanicals were rendered and appropriately credited to Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-70). Ehret's contribution to the art of botanical illustration is so instrumental, that in his well-referenced and essential tome of the same name, Wilfred Blunt credits Ehret for an entire period of botanical illustration: The Age of Ehret. In Hortus Nitidissimis, Ehret's contributions were honored, unlike the fate that befell him from his involvement with Weinmann's Phytanthoza Iconographia (1737-45). The author of Hortus Nitidissimis was Ehret's friend and colleague Dr. Christoph Jakob Trew (1695-1769), a celebrated Nuremberg doctor, who also rewrote and reissued the botanical work of Elizabeth Blackwell's A Curious Herbal in 1747-1773, illustrated with plates engraved by N. F. Eisenberger. 

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