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        Bibliotheca Concionatoria ethices christianae praecipua continens argumenta; ordine alphabetico digesta, e gallico sermone in latinum traslata. Editio altera veneta, supplementis, quae in prima deerant, suo loco positis.

      Ex Balleoniana., Venetiis. 1750 - 4 voll. , in 4°, p. perg, pp. XXIV + 2904 compl. Front. fig. Tagli rossi. Capilettera.

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        MEMENTO MORI

      1750. 1750 - Highly finished preparatory design for a fresco or tapestry connected to the Albani family, whose coat of arms appears under the left-hand arch crowned with a cardinal’s hat. Under the central arch of the drawing, preceded by a palafreniero, four servants in blue and white livery carry a red baldacchino that covers two figures processing on horseback. One is clearly a secular prince, with his garland crown and red cape, while the other figure is a cardinal wearing a black hat and a red robe. It is possible that the cardinal depicted is either Annibale (1682-1751) or Alessandro (1692-1779) Albani, or their nephew Cardinal Giovan Francesco Albani II (1720-1803). Under the right arch of the fictive architecture, two buildings appear. While three commedia dell’arte figures, who are commonly associated with the Venetian carnevale, appear, the carriage in the background contradicts the possibility that the setting for this event is Venice. Below these three arches, a series of nine crests appear. The personification of death reclines with his scythe behind the coat of arms of the Corsini family (blue and yellow diagonal stripes with a white band through the center). The crown, which signified the rank of the family, has been wrenched off. (The Corsini were made dukes by Urban VIII in the seventeenth century and princes by Clement XII in 1730) This act of vandalism fits well within the long history of enmity between the Corsini and Albani families in the papal court. We have been unable to connect the sheet to a specific project at any Albani residence, but future research should consider the Villa Castelbarco Albani in Vaprio d’Adda, northeast of Milan, whose documentation has proved difficult to obtain. * DBI s.v. Albani; G. Cucco, ed., Papa Albani e le arti a Urbino e a Roma, 1700-1721 (2001). Illustrated by [DANCE OF DEATH].

      [Bookseller: Martayan Lan, Inc]
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        TA., Palazzo Farnese, "Vedute del Palazzo Farnese".

      . Radierung v. Piranesi ( Cavalier Piranesi F ) aus Veduta di Roma, um 1750, 40,5 x 64,5. Hind 107 ( I/ III); Focillion 828; Wilton-Ely Nr.80. - Früher Abzug vor der Nummerierung. Sehr schöner kräftiger und gleichmäßiger Druck auf starkem Papier. Oben rechts ein althinterlegter Einriss ( 1 cm in die Abbildung ), seitlich rechts eine Quetschfalte. - Breitrandiges Exemplar

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        L'art de la teinture des laines, et des étoffes de laine, en grand et petit teint. Avec une instruction sur les débouillis.

      chez la veuve Pissot et Jean Thomas Herissant 1750 - - chez la veuve Pissot et Jean Thomas Herissant, Paris 1750, fort in 12 (17x10,5cm), xix (5) 631 pp., Un Vol. relié. - Edition originale. Plein Veau brun glacé d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné , pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Un coin émoussé. Coiffe de queue et bordure inférieure refaites, tranchefiles également. Un accroc avec léger manque sous la pièce de titre. Epidermures sur les plats. C'est le premier traité de ce genre sur la façon de teindre les laines et le plus important ouvrage de l'auteur, Jean Hellot (1685-1766) un analyste chimiste de renom et un chimiste industriel. C'est un traité pratique, qui détaille les préparations et discute des techniques, et qui eut de ce fait un succès énorme en Europe où il fut partout appliqué. Hellot fut nommé inspecteur général des teintureries du royaume en 1740 et ce traité semble être le résultat de ses observations. De même, il fut plus tard nommé à la manufacture de porcelaine de Vincennes où il inventa la formule du bleu turquoise (le bleu Hellot) utilisé pour le premier service commandé par Louis XV. Ex dono manuscrit : Bourgoin le cadet illustre teinturier à Gaudrecourt le châtaux parisien Bravure. xix (5) 631 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Siculae sanctiones nunc primum typis excusae, aut extra corpus Juris Municipalis hactenus vagantes.per Nicolaum Gervasium digestae atque in unum redactae

      Petrus Bentivenga sub signo SS Apostolorum Apud Pl, Panormi ( Palermo ) 1750 - Tomus Primus- Sextus - in 8° - pp.oltre 3200 pp complessive - Pergamena - 6 volumi - Incisione a piena pagina Realizzata dal Sac. Ant. Bova Sc del vicerè duca de La Viefuille. Eleganti testatine e finalini e capilettera - Testo in latino - Difetti:Vol I: Strappo alla prima carta bianca e appunti a penna alla prima carta non numerata. Mancanza a pag 128 senza perdita di testo, macchiolina a pag.343; Strappetto al dorso e piccola abrasione al piatto superiore. Vol II: Strappo alla prima carta bianca. Vol 4: Piccole mancanze senza perdita di testo alle pag. 318 e 506, mancanza alla parte superiore e a quella inferiore del dorso. Vol V: Strappetto al dorso, piccola macchia al piatto inferiore. Vol VI: Segni al piatto superiore. Pagine:Vol.1: 2b+2nn+XX+603+3b; Vol.II: 2b+4nn+541+3nn; Vol III:2b+4nn+462+2b; Vol IV:2b+4nn+511+2b; Vol V: 2b+4nn+557+3b; Vol.VI: 2b+VII+1b+540+8+2b - Libro usato MIRA, I, 418; NARBONE, II, 155-156; LOZZI, 5028

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        Mémoires, pour servir à l'histoire d'Anne d'Autriche, épouse de Louis XIII, roi de France. Par Madame de Motteville, une de ses favorites.

      François Changuion, Amsterdam 1750 - [18]-557-[1 bl.], [2]-570 (= 568), [2]-588 (= 568), [2]-558 (= 556)-[3-1 bl.], [2]-506 (= 504)-[78] pp. (qqs rouss. Et bruniss., qqs fines galeries de vers, qqs défauts marg., etc.). Bon ex. Edition originale largement posthume de ces mémoires qui livrent des renseignements de 1ère main sur Anne d'Autriche (1601-1666), femme de Louis XIII et mère de Louis XIV, et sur la Fronde. Mme de Motteville (1621 ?-1689) fut dame d'honneur d'Anne d'Autriche de 1643 à sa mort. Cat. du libraire lyonnais Cl. Guerrier in fine du t. IV. Ref. Conlon 23:475 (= NUC). COPAC. 5 volumes. Reliure veau caillouté de l'époque (lég. frottés, qqs coins émoussés), dos ornés dorés à 5 nerfs (qqs frott., qqs coiffes abîmées), étiq. de cuir rouge, tr. rouges,

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        DO JIN YOGISHO: ESSENTIALS OF HOW TO DO ACUPUNCTURE & USE A 'DO JIN' OR A COPPER MODEL.

      CA.1750 - MANUSCRIPT ON ACUPUNCTURE & 'DO JIN' OR COPPER DOLL Japan, n.d. ca 1750. Stitched yellow stiff wrs., very good,18.5 x 26.5 cm., a manuscript,[72] double folded fine tissueleaves, 39 illustrations, many full-page, with red charactercorrections & notations for important text, Japanese text. Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2014Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        DE L'IMITATION DE JESUS-CHRIST

      DESPREZ / CAVELIER 1750 - RO20134819: LVI + 544 pages. 3 gravures en noir et blanc, hors texte. Fortes mouillures + passage d'insecte en marge, en fin d'ouvrage, n'altérant pas la lecture. Titre et filets dorés sur la dos cuir marron. Fillets dorés sur les plats. Traduction nouvelle. Nouvelle édition. In-8 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Fortes mouillures Classification Dewey : 260-Théologie sociale chrétienne [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traite de Perspective a l'usage des Artistes, ou l'on demontre toutes les pratiques de cette Science, & ou l'on enseigne, selon la Methode de M. le Clerc, a mettre toutes sortes d'objets en perspectives, leur reverberation dans l'eau, & leurs ombres, tant au soleil qu'au flambeau.

      chez Charles Antoine Jombert. 1750 - - chez Charles Antoine Jombert., A Paris 1750, in 4 (20,5x26cm), de vi, (2) 240pp., Deux parties en un Vol. Relié. - Edition originale illustrée de 110 planches hors texte illustrant respectivement les leçons de perspective et de 56 cul-de-lampe allégoriques à mi-page de Babel. Les 9 dernières planches figurent les ordres d'architecture. Cartonnage contemporain crème. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre en basane noire. Traité de perspective divisé en 116 leçons mathématiques, s'appliquant aussi bien en peinture qu'en architecture ou autre discipline, chaque leçon étant illustrée par une planche en regard. Jeaurat (1724-1803) fut ingénieur géographe et astronome français, puis professeur de mathématique à l'école militaire , son traité eut un grand succès par ses qualités pratiques et précises. « Cet ouvrage a été longtemps estimé », Brunet III, 526. de vi, (2) 240pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Representation la plus nouvelle et exacte de l'Ile Martinique.

      Ausberg. c1750 - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 56.2 x 49 cm. Overall in excellent condition but small stain (approx 0.5 x 2cm) left-hand bottom edge A truly superb and very beautiful large scale map of this idyllic French Caribbean island with an extremely decorative cartouche that depicts the native islanders meeting and trading with Europeans. The cartouche is uncoloured. Compass roses and rhumb lines abound. This map displays all of Seutter's extensive engraving skills.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Junii Juvenalis, Et A. Persii Flacci Satiræ : Interpretatione Ac Notis Illustravit Ludovicus Prateus

      Londini : Impensis S. Ballard, R. Ware, J. & P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, [And 11 Others] 1750 - Titlepage in red and black. With 34 final index leaves. Referenced by: ESTC N000414. Physical desc. : [16], 412, [68]p : 8vo. Names: Persius. Language: Latin. Subject: Satire, Latin. Finely, and period-sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy; of presentation copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 412 pp. Editio octava, prioribus multo correctior [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An Apology for the Life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew, Commonly call'd the King of the Beggars .

      Printed for R. Goadby and W. Owen [1750?], London - Hardcover, 8vo. xx + iv + 240pp. Old calf, neatly rebacked, with gilt stamped title label between raised bands. Contemporary (?) previous owner's name neatly inked on fore-edge, pages somewhat darkened, but still a very nice, clean copy. The full title reads: An Apology for the Life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew, Commonly call'd the King of the Beggars; Being an impartial account of his life, from his leaving Tiverton School, at the age of Fifteen, and entering into a Society of Gypsies to the present time; wherein the motives of his conduct will be explained, and the great number of characters and shapes he has appeared in through Great Britain, Ireland and Several other places of Europe be related, with his travels twice through great part of America. A particular account of the Original, Government, Language, Laws and Customs of the Gypsies; their method of electing their King, & c. And a parallel drawn after the manner of Plutarch between Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew and Mr. Thomas Jones. Bampfylde Moore, King of the gypsies, was born in July 1693, at Bickley, near Tiverton, where his father was the rector. Following some youthful misadventure he fled home and joined a band of gypsies, beginning a long career as a swindler of great ingenuity. He lived a time in Newfoundland, before returning to England where he married, and, on the death of the famed Gypsy leader Clause Patch, was appointed as "king of the gipsies." He was eventually convicted of vagrancy and transported to Maryland, from where he eventually escaped to Pennsylvania. He continued his artful deceits throughout North America, before returning again to England, and thence to Scotland. He supposedly accompanied the Pretender to Carlisle, and continued, as ever, with his extraordinary deceits and rogueries. He is thought to have died in 1770. Authorship of the book is variously attributed to Robert Goadby or Carew's wife. Some copies of the book are said to have had a frontis-piece, in our experience this was only the later editions, and we have not seen one of this vintage with one. A very nice copy. 'Second Edition with Considerable additions.' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Weiser Antiquarian Books, Inc.]
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        Allgemeine Historie der Natur nach allen ihren besondern Theilen abgehandelt; nebst einer Beschreibung der Naturalienkammer Sr. Majestät des Königes von Frankreich. Mit einer Vorrede Herrn Doctor Albrecht von Haller. Erster Theil u. Ersten Theils zweyter Band (in einem Bd.).

      Hamburg, Georg Christian Grund, 1750 - 4°, XXVIII, 318 S., 6 Registerbl., 9 Kupferstiche (davon 2 Falttaf.); 1 Bl., 288 S. 5 Bl. Register, 11 Kupferstiche (davon eine Falttaf.), 11 Tabellen., Neueres HPrgt. goldgepr. Rückenschildchen., Rückenschildchen mit Abspleissung. Allgemein leicht fleckig; Teil I: Titelbl. am Rand (1 cm) hinterlegt, S. 283 kleiner Randeinriss (geklebt); Teil II: S. 27-28 mit Tintenfleck (10 x 2 cm, Text jedoch lesbar), Falttafel IV im Falz verstärkt, 2 Registerbl. am Rand partiell verstärkt. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Der I. Theil, I. Band enthält: Zwei einführende Abhandlungen u. die Abhandlung «Beweise der Theorie der Erde», enthaltend 19 Artikel u.a.: Von der Bildung der Planeten; Von dem Systeme des Herrn Whiston; des Herrn Burner; des Herrn Woodward; Erklärung einiger anderer Systeme; Geografie (enthaltend zwei Faltkarten: «Carte von der Neuen Welt» u. «Carte von der Alten Welt»); Vom Ursprunge der Schichten oder Lagen der Erde; Von den Muscheln und andern Seegeschöpfen; Von den Ungleichheiten auf der Oberfläche der Erde; etc. Der I. Theil, II. Band enthält 11 Kapitel und die Abhandlung «Natürliche Historie des Menschen». Die Kapitel tragen u.a. die Überschriften: Vergleichung der Thiere und Pflanzen; Von der Hervorbringung seines gleichen überhaupt; Von der Erzeugung der Thiere etc., die Kapitel «Erfahrungen, die Zeugung betreffend» und «Vergleichung der Beobachtung» enthalten sieben Tafeln (1 davon als Falttafel) mit 51 Figuren, die Vergrösserungen u.a. von Spermien zeigen; Die Abhandlung «Natürliche Historie des Menschen» enthält eine Tafel zur Mimik u. 11 Tabellen mit Statistiken zu Geburten- u. Todesrate. Das ganze Werk enthält Kupfer von: C. H. Seebach del. (J. C. Syfang sc.), C. F. W. Richard del. (J. Haas sc.); Bernigeroth (Lips sc.), J. C. G. Fritzsch (Lips sc.), Deséve (Bernigeroth sc.) u. weitere Kupfer gestochen von Jonas Haas u. C. Fritzsch. 1500 gr.

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        Obras Medico - Chirurgicas de Madame Fouquet, Economia de la Salud del Cuerpo Humano:

      Alonso de Riego 1750 - (CA33) - Valladolid - Ahorro de medicos, cirujanos, y botica: Prontuario de secretos caseros, faciles y seguros en la practica, sin cifras medicas, para que todos puedan usar de ellos en bien de los Pobres, y Enfermos. Sacados y comprados e los medicos, y cirujanos mas famosos de toda la Europa, son la solicitud, y caudales de la dicha insigne Matrona (abuela del Mariscal de Francia Mr. el Duque de Belle-Isle, bien celebre en nuestros tiempos) para curar por si misma en los Pobres de todo genero de males, aun los que hasta aora han sido tenidos por incurables: Traducidos (conforme a la impression correcta, y añadida, que se hizo en Leon de Francia, año de 1739) de el Frances a la lengua Castellana, por Francisco Monroy, y Olaso. Aumentados, al fin de esta primera parte, de un Alphabeto breve, pero muy util, y curioso. de los varios Remedios, Yervas, Frutas, Raizes, Azeytes, Resinas, y otras cosas medicinales nuevamente descubiertas en America, o Indias Occidentales, en la Provincia, o Millones del gran Rio Orinoco. - 2 partes en un tomo - Primera parte Conteniendo los Remedios Externos. Contiene 8[h] + 129[p]. Segunda parte Conteniendo los Remedios Internos. Posee 4[h] + 122[p] + 6[h] - Encuadernado en cuero completo con relieves en el lomo - Primeras 5 hojas levemente sueltas del lomo - Tapas raspadas - Estado más que regular

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        Grondige onderrichtinge in de optica, ofte perspective konste, zeer dienstig voor schilders, teekenaars, plaatsnyders, bouwkonstenaaren &c. (Additional title: Institutio artis perspectivae, auctore Henrico Hondio. te Amsterdam by Reinier & Iosua Ottens).

      Amsterdam, Weduwe Josua Ottens, n.d. [c. 1750]. - Small folio. Engraved title, title, 24 pages text + 36 engr. plates (incl. 2 fold.) containing 43 figures showing perspectival designs and ills. (e.g. staircase, houses, arches, etc.). Hardcover. Contemp. vellum spine, marbled boards. VG. (Covers sl. dam,/rubbed, fine interior condition). * Bierens de Haan 2116. First publised in 1622. Several (mostly undated) reprints were publised from 1647 to c. 1770. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE SPECTATOR

      For J. And R. Tonson and S. Draper, London (ca:1750) - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 50% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** In eight volumes consisting of #1 Thursday, March 1, 1710-11 through #. 635 Monday, December 20. Each volume contains engraved frontispiece, title pages with engraved portrait vinette, indexes, al uniformly bound in contemporary full calf leather, red and black morocco spine labels gilt, aside from the off-setting from frontipieces text unusually clean and bright, volume one top and bottom outer joints cracked but inner joints strong and holding with light chipping to spine tip, A very nice early set of this popular English periodical. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS . : Lilio - Narcussus IV; Guernsey-lily (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 NITIDISSIMUS 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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        COURS D'ARCHITECTURE QUI COMPRENDS LES ORDRES DE VIGNOLE avec les commentaires, les figures & les descriptions de ses plus beaux bâtimens, & de ceux de Michel-Ange, des instructions et des préceptes & plusieurs nouveaux desseins concernans la Distribution & la Décoration, la Matière & la Construction des Edifices, la Maçonnerie, la Charpenterie, la Couverture, la Serrurerie, la Menuiserie, le Jardinage, & généralement tout de qui regarde l'art de bâtir.

      1750 - un fort volume, reliure plein veau brun marbré in-quarto (binding full calfskin in-quarto) (22 x 28,5 cm), dos à nerfs (spine with raised bands), décoration or (gilt decoration) à filets or (gilt lines) et à froid (blind-stamping decoration), entre-nerfs à fleuron au fer plein (between the raised bands floweret with full blocking stamp), compartiments à fleurons (compartment with floweret), titre frappé or (gilt title), pièce de titre sur fond bleu-marine rouge bordeaux grenat noir havane vert clair foncé (label of title) avec filet or (label of title with gilt line) - manquante (it misses the label of title), pièce de titre sur fond bordeaux foncé avec filet or (label of title with gilt line), rInceaux en tête et en pied (top and at the foot of spine with foliages carried out with the curved line), coiffe supérieure manquante (are missing the head of the spine), coiffe inférieure légèrement accidentée (tail of the spine damaged), plats avec de légères épidermures (light scratches on the covers), coins fortement écornés (corners strongly dog-eared), roulettes sur les coupes (fillets on the cuts) avec manque de dorure (blurred gilding), toutes tranches lisses (all smooth edges), rouges (all red edges), orné s'un titre frontispice + 164 planches (dont 2 in-texte) dont 55 dépliantes (folding pictures), Quelques pâles cicatrices de mouillures en marge sur certaines planches (margin scars of waterstains), frontispice +page de titre + dédicace + XXXVIII + [5ff.] + 408 pages + [20ff.] d'index + [1f.] avec approbation et privilège du Roi, 1750 Paris J. Mariette Editeur, Ouvrage entièrement collationné. Aucune planches manquantes.en bon état malgré les petits défauts signalés (very good condition in spite of the small defects indicated). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Pensieri diversi lineati ed intagliati d'Anibale (sic) Carracci. Si vendono presso Venanzio Monaldini, s.n.t.

      Roma circa 1750 - 4to (cm 30), pergamena inizio novecento con titoli in oro, buon esemplare in barbe (alc. cc. con schizzi e disegnini a matita nei margini, ed uno al verso dell'ultima carta). Frontespizio inciso, ritratto di A. Carracci, seguono 38 tavole incise in rame, suggestivamente stampate in sanguigna. Rara stampa di questa raccolta, una sorta di contraffazione, cfr. Diz. Biogr. Treccani: ". Pi tardi Venanzio Monaldini ripubblic˜ 38 incisioni del Bellavia, raccogliendole in un volume dal titolo: 'Pensieri diversi lineati et intagliati d'Anibale Caracci. Si vendono presso V. Monaldini'. A tutti i pezzi il Monaldini aggiunse le lettere "A.C. IN.". La maldestra falsificazione del Monaldini si estende al frontespizio (rappresentante il Tempo che invita la Pittura a scrivere su una tavola il titolo dato, e sul quale appare la firma falsa del Bloemaert) e a un ritratto di Annibale Carracci, nel foglio successivo, sul quale, in basso, si legge "Anibale Caracci dis. ed inc. il suo Ritratto". Si tratta di un falso grossolano . che mostra peraltro una migliore qualitˆ nel corpo (secondo il Bartsch opera di un anonimo incisore nel gusto di Pietro Santi Bartoli)". Cicognara 2005; UCBA I, 235.

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        Pratica per la formazione de' Processi Criminali da esseguirsi da tutte le Corti Capitaniali, ed altre Laicali del Regno. Ordinata disporsi dall'Eccellentiss. Signor D. Eustachio Duca de la Viefuille

      Nella stamperia de Santi Appostoli, Palermo 1750 - A relazione del Tribun. della R. G. C. Criminale, sedendo in esso l'Ill. Sig. D. Gian Tommaso Loredano. composta sotto la direzione del riferito Tribunale dal D. D. Zenobio Russo, e Diana Regio Procurador Fiscale del Trib. del Real Patrim. - in 8° - pp.XXIV + 284 +2b - Pergamena - Fregi e iniziali xil - Prima edizione - Note d'appartenenza al frontespizio - Argomenti contenuti:Titolo I: Delle accuse - Titolo II: Della prova delli delitti in genere, o sia prova del corpo del delitto - Tipolo III:Della cattura delle informazioni - Titolo IV:Delle confessioni e e subizioni dé Rei - Titolo V: Della tortura - Titolo VI: Del Tormento del fuoco - Titolo VII: Del modo di procedere Palatino - Titolo VIII: Delle cause processive - Titolo XI: Dell'istanza delle cause criminali - Libro usato [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries, in Four Books

      Printed for A. Millar, London 1750 - (x); xxvi; 412 pages. 6 folding plates. Some minor staining. Ownership inscriptions (1847) on half-title which is lightly soiled and browned. Contemporary calf boards, professionally rebacked with raised bands and contrasting morocco title label, corners and some edges of the boards repaired. A good sound copy, complete with all six folding plates Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Account of Sir Isaac’s Newton’s Philosophical Discoveries, in four books. Published from the Author’s Manuscript Papers, by Patrick Murdoch

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1750. . Second edition, 8vo, xxvi, 412 pp. 6 folding plates. 20th century quarter calf, spine sunned, otherwise an excellent copy. Maclaurin knew Newton at the end of his life, and was appointed Professor at Edinburgh University on his recommendation. First published 1748. Gray 112.

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        An Account of Sir Isaac Newtons Philosophical Discoveries in Four Books

      A Millar, UK 1750 - 2nd Edition 1750. This is a study of Newton’s discoveries, written by a friend and disciple. Maclaurin (1698-1746), was the greatest of the 18th-century writers on fluxions after Newton; his Treatise on Fluxions (1742) has been described as the earliest logical and systematic publication of the Newtonian methods. Newton had great respect for Maclaurin’s mathematical abilities, and he personally recommended him for a professorship at the University of Edinburgh. Some time after Newton died in 1727 John Conduitt asked [Scottish mathematician Colin MacLaurin (1698-1746)] to collaborate in the writing of his biography; the project lost momentum with Conduitt's death in 1737 but MacLaurin continued with his part in it and the work was published posthumously in 1748 as "An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries." **** MacLaurin discusses Newton's method of investigation and of 'philosophizing', as well as his discoveries, and begins with a long history of natural philosophy since the ancients, in which he again asserts the importance for religion of sound natural philosophy. Though a number of other general expositions of Newton's thought were published during the eighteenth century, MacLaurin's Account has long been recognized as the leading authoritative statement of mainstream Newtonianism. As with his prize-winning Treatise on Percussion of 1724, one of the priorities of his Account was to combat the rival natural philosophy promulgated by the followers of Leibniz" Bound in full leather. 6 folding paltes. Book is very good++ with a nice modern binding. 30% page loss to last page and corner loss to contents. Worm hole effecting a number of pages. Both effecting text. Inner titlepage with tape repair and loss. Pages lightly browned. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscrit touchant les ville & cité d'Arras, et les comtés de Flandres et Artois. Concernant différentes particularités très curieuses touchant les dits paÿs. Copié sur une copie reposante dans la Bibliothèque de la Société littéraire d'Arras.

      S.l. [Arras], s.d., (v. 1750), - 3 parties en un fort vol. in-4, [404] ff. n. ch., couverts d'une écriture épaisse et lisible (environ 20/25 lignes par page), basane marbrée, dos à nerfs cloisonné et fleuronné, pièce de titre cerise, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Coiffe inférieure et coins un peu rognés, mais bon exemplaire. Comme l'indique le titre secondaire du f. 2, l'ouvrage, sans doute rédigé à Arras au milieu du XVIIIe siècle, est une compilation faite à partir des données fournies par deux historiens artésiens : 1. Ferri ou Ferréol de Locre (1569-1614), curé de Saint-Nicolas d'Arras, et compositeur du Chronicon Belgicum ab anno CCLVIII ad annum usque MDC pertinuo conductum, qui ne parut qu'en 1616, après sa mort. 2. Guillaume Gazet (1554-1612), curé de Sainte-Marie-Madeleine d'Arras, dont la production historique locale est très abondante et répartie sur une quinzaine de titres. Le propos du compilateur est clair et typique d'une époque où l'étude de l'histoire locale ou régionale ne savait encore se détacher du moule chroniquaire : il s'agit d'affecter des événements signifiants, "remarquables" à chaque année, en remontant le plus haut possible. De fait, les deux premières parties sont structurées de façon strictement chronologique, après une brève introduction à chaque fois, et vont respectivement de 282 à 1491, puis de 1492 à 1600. La troisième partie, quant à elle, contient un "Supplément" dont les données viennent s'insérer dans celles des deux parties précédentes. D'après les indications du titre, l'original copié se trouvait dans la bibliothèque de la Société littéraire d'Arras : fondée en 1737, devenue Académie royale des Belles-Lettres d'Arras en 1773, et transformée en 1816, après l'intermède révolutionnaire, en Académie d'Arras, avait évidemment comme terrain d'études favori les régions artésiennes et flamandes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Partie Orientale de la Lombardie qui comprend la Republique de Venise, le Mantouan, le Cremonese, l'Eveche de Trente, et les Confins du Duche de Toscane, et de l'Etat de l'Eglise.

      Paris 1750 - Size : 496x628 (mm), 19.5x24.75 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Excellent, lower portion of the central fold has been reinforced.

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        Veduta della Facciata della Basilica di S. Croce in Gerusalemme

      Paris 1750 - Hind 11 (4th State, First Paris Edition)John Wilton-Ely 173The watermarks that is present is difficult to determine due to the heavy inkFrom the important series "Veduta de Roma"Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings. San Fr [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carte des nouvelles decouvertes au nord de la Mer du Sud, tant à l’Est de la Siberie et du Kamtchatka, qu’à l’Quest de la Nouvelle France. Dressee sur les memories de Mr. Del’Isle. par Philippe Buache . et presentee a l’Academie. du 8 Avril 1750,

      1750 - Desde Alaska hasta el norte del Pacífico, dibujado en proyección esférica. En 1737 Delisle hizo otra versión, durante su estancia en San Petersburgo. Refleja los descubrimientos de los rusos en el área en 1723, 1732 y 1741, los trayectos de los dos primeros viajes al estrecho de Bering, el viaje de Delisle junto con el capitán Tchirikow en 1741, la ruta de los galeones en 1743 y otros. Refleja la teoría de Buache en un mapa por primera vez. Un mapa históricamente importante que fue presentado según se informa a las ciencias del DES de Academie en 1750 en que Delisle leyó su memoria. Un ejemplo muy agradable de la edición de DeZauche, circa publicado 1780. Pintado a mano, 63,5 x 45,8 cm, bello ejemplar.This is the scarce first state of this cornerstone map of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. It depicts the discoveries of the Russians in 1723, 1732 and 1741, the tracks of Bering's first and second voyages, Joseph Nicolas Delisle's voyage with Capt. Tchirikow in 1741, the track of De Frondat's voyage of 1709, and the route of the Galleons in 1743. But more importantly it features the imaginary cartographic theories of Philippe Buache for the first time on a printed map. The west coast of North America is entirely fictitious north of Cap Blanc with an enormous Sea of the West, Lac Valasco, Isle of Bernarda. A network of rivers and lakes making up most of a Northwest Passage is derived from the apocryphal voyages of the Spanish admiral Bartholome de Fonte. A historically important map that was presented as reports to the sciences of Academie's DES in 1750 in which Delisle read his memories. A very agreeable example of DeZauche's edition, circa published 1780. Hand painted, beautiful copy. This extremely rare and important map have been presented by Joseph-Nicolas Delisle to the Academie des Sciences in Paris on the 8 April, 1750. It may not have been published, however, until it was issued in 1752 with the Explication de la carte des nouvelles decouvertes au nord de la mer sud. A commentary account of 18 pages which is accompanying the map is unfortunately missing here. The original map presented here is based on observations made by Louis Delisle de la Croyére (Joseph-Nicolas’s brother), during the Vitus J. Bering Expedition of which Delisle de la Croyére was a member. The map based on the second Bering expedition is certainly the earliest produced outside Russia. The track of Admiral Bartholome de Fonte (Howgego I, F 55) is laid along the coast, omitted in the next issue of the map. Fonte’s track should demonstrate a possible discovery of the Northwest Passage which many geographers accepted it, and many maps of the latter part of the eighteen century will be found which display Fonte’s alleged discoveries and the vast Sea of the West in the northern part of North America near the northwest coast. Schwartz/Ehrenberg, pp157-58, pl. 94 (p.161); Wagner, Northwest Coast, p.159

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        The Works of Francis Rabelais, M.D. A new ed., with improvements and an intire new set of cuts.

      London, John Hart, 1750. - 8vo. CXXI, (1), 387, (1) pp. (2), VI, VI, 7-256 pp. (2), VI, XVI, 17-349, (3) pp. VIII, LXXXIV, 85-360 pp. VIII, LVIII, 59-304 pp. All title pages printed in red and black. With 5 engr. frontispieces (some folded) and 23 engr. plates (mostly folded). Damaged contemporary English half calf with gilt-stamped title to spine. Reprint of the 1736 London edition, the first to contain the notes by John Ozell, Peter Anthony Motteux, and Sir Thomas Urquhart. The translation had first appeared in 1653: "Formerly translated by Sir Thomas Urquart, M.D. and explained by Mr. Motteux. Since carefully revised, and compared throughout with M. le Du Chat's edition, by Mr. Ozell, who has likewise added, at the bottom of the pages, a translation of the notes, historical, critical and explanatory, of the said M. le Du Chat, and others; in which notes, the text is not only explained, but, in multitudes of places, amended, and made conformable to the first and best editions of this learned and facetious author". "Cette traduction [.] les Anglais regardent comme un modèle en ce genre" (Brunet). - Spine of original interim bindings (as issued) strongly damaged, spine-ends defect, hinges cracked or covers loose. Interior clean and untrimmed. OCLC 11927791. Brunet IV, 1063 (note). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentariorum de Bello Italico.

      s.n.,, Lugduni Batavorum (ma Genova), 1750 - Quattro parti in due volumi di cm. 21,5, pp. xx, 128; xix (1) 122 (2); xxiv, 130 (2); 144 + (4) d'errata. Tutti i frontespizi in rosso e nero con marchio xilografico centrale, eleganti capolettera istoriati e testate incise. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli rossi. Bell'esemplare, fresco, particolarmente marginoso e ben conservato. Stampato su carta forte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Natural History of Barbados.

      Author, London. 1750 - In Ten Books. The Large Paper Copy. In contemporary paneled calf, heavily marked, modern antique style re-back with gilt tooling and titles in gilt to maroon leather labels, and repairs to outer corners. Internally, thick blue marbled endpapers, hinges strengthened, [16], (vii), [1], [1], 2-250, 251-254, 251-314 pp, [20], notes index and addenda, 1 map, 30 engraved copper plates, 5 illustrations within text, many engraved initials, head and tail pieces, some light browning throughout, and occasional minor stains, occasional heavy offsetting, a few pinhead wormholes to lower inner margins, aeg, ink dedication to ffep, the double paged map is by Thomas Jefferys 43*36cm), includes the interesting 10 page list of subscribers showing some from Virginia. (Folio 41*26 cm) (ESTC T147028. Nissen 950. Sabin 33582. Hunt 536) Hughes, (bap. 1707, d. 1758?), Church of England clergyman and naturalist, published 4 Welsh books in America. Whilst 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. See ODNB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lucina sine Concubitu. LUCINE AFFRANCHIE DES LOIX DU CONCOURS. Lettre adressée à la société royale de Londres, dans laquelle on prouve, par une évidence incontestable, tirée de la raison & de la pratique, qu'une femme peut concevoir & accoucher, sans avoir de commerce avec aucun homme. Traduit de l'anglois d'Abraham Johnson. (Sans lieu [Londres], sans nom, 1750); Suivie de Memoires de l'Academie des Sciences, Inscriptions, Belles Lettres, Beaux Arts &c. Nouvellement établie à Troyes en Champagne. Tome I. (Liège, G. Barnabe, 1744).

      sans nom, sans lieu 1750 - Deux ouvrages en un volume in-8 (12,2 x 18,3cm), plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées, titre-x-57-72pp. (dos légèrement frotté, coiffe supérieure manquante, mors fragile en tête, un coin émoussé, usures sur les coupes, quelques rousseurs pour le premier texte, plus accentuées pour le second avec aussi des brunissures et une cerne claire angulaire sur les 5 derniers feuillets de ce dernier). Le premier ouvrage (Lucina) est de John Hill, ici en première édition française dans une traduction de Moët. Le deuxième ouvrage contient entre autres : Dissertation sur un ancien Usage (18pp.); Dissertation sur les Ecreignes (26pp.). Annotations manuscrites en début de volume et sur le titre du deuxième volume. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Institutiones chirurgicae, in quibus quidquid ad rem chirurgicam pertinet, optima et novissima ratione pertractatur .

      Janson,, Amsterdam, 1750 - 2 Bände in 1 Band. Amsterdam, Janson, 1750, 1747. 4°. 2 Bl., VII, 568 S. 4 n.n. Bl., 8, 1187 S, 53 n.n. S. Mit gestochenem Porträt und 40 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit. Hirsch-H. 341. - Waller 4263. - Blake 204. Wellcome III, 237. - Garrison-M. 5576 (für EA von 1718). - Zweite bei Janson gedruckte lateinische Ausgabe nach 1739. Heisters Hauptwerk erschien erstmals 1718 und wurde neben dem Lateinischen in alle wichtigen europäischen Sprachen übersetzt. Die Tafeln sind "of unusal historic interest on account of its instructive illustrations" (Garrison-M.). Die Kupfertafeln zeigen das gesamte damals bekannte Instrumentarium der Chirurgie. - Vorsätze leicht angestaubt und Tafelränder mit kleinen Randeinrissen. Einband fleckig. Sprache: N

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        Successi diversi traggici et amorosi in Napoli et altrove a Napolitani, cominciando dalli Re Aragonesi.

      1750 - Cm. 20, cc. (2) 60 (4) 221 + 1 cb. Legatura del tempo in piena pergamena con titoli calligrafici al dorso. Ex libris nobiliare irlandese. Esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione, stilato in grafia chiara e ben leggibile. Interessante e curiosa compilazione che elenca gli atti amorosi di una lunga serie di personaggi, prevalentemente appartenenti alla nobiltà napoletana. L'indice delle due parti di cui si compone il volume è posto dopo la carta 60 ed elenca i circa 40 nomi di uomini e donne le cui piccanti biografie sono oggetto della narrazione. Il presente manoscritto appartiene alla tradizione letteraria minore napoletana sei-settecentesca ed è spesso identificato come "Manoscritto Corona" perchè si ritiene fosse stato stilato dai fratelli Ascanio e Silvio Corona (in realtà nomi appartenenti a persone dall'identità solo parzialmente individuata). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de perspective a l'usage des artistes

      Paris, Jombert 1750. 25 cm. 6, 240 Seiten mit Titelvignette, 129 meist blattgroßen Kupfern im Text und auf Tafeln, 2 gestochenen Kopfvignetten von Pierre Soubeyran und zahlreichen gestochenen Vignetten von P. E. Babel. Halblederband des 19. Jahrhunderts - Cicognara 841 - Fowler Coll. 157 - Lotz 4735 - Poggendorff I, 1193 - "Cet ouvrage a été longtemps estimé" (Brunet III, 525f). Jeaurat (1724 - 1803), Professor der Mathematik an der École militaire zu Paris, gründete seine Perspektivlehre auf die Lehren von Sébastien Le Clerc. Die Rokoko-Vignetten mit Motiven aus der Architektur machen das Werk zu einem schönen Beispiel der Buchproduktion dieser Zeit. Rücken berieben, durchgängig Feuchtigkeitsrand und in den Blattecken fingerfleckig, Titel am Bug unterlegt, Ab S. 193 die folgen 40 Blatt rechte untere Ecke mit weiße, Papier ergänzt, ab S. 233 auch bis in die Einfassungslinien der Kupfer hinein reichend, Seiten 25 - 28, 211 - 214, 239/40, (=zus. 10 Seiten einschl. 4 Kupfer und 1 Vignette) in Faksimile auf gelblichem Papier. - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        "Prospect der so genandten Mahler-Gasse von dem Perlach gegen der Domm Kirch, zu Augsburg".

      . Altkol. Kupferstich (Guckkastenblatt) von G.B. Probst, Augsburg, um 1750, 27,5 x 41 cm.. Farbenprächtiges Augsburger Guckkastenblatt. Rand unten ergänzt, in den Rändern und im Himmel etwas braunfleckig.

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        HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS . : Hyacinthus II; Koning Van Groot Britanien (print)

      - Original hand-coloured engraving executed by J.M. Seligmann. Image 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 HORTIS NITIDISSIMUS 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 is meant to capture the flower at the peak of it's beauty instead of focusing solely on scientific detail. Several European artists were involved in this project giving a multi-enthnic flavour to the complete work. HORTUS NITIDISSIMIS is considered 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 . : Hyacinthus V; Colossus (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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        Hyacinthus XI (Plate 88)

      Nuremberg - Ehret, Georg Dionysis. Hyacinthus XI (Plate 88). Engraving with original hand color from 'Hortus Nitidissimus'. Nuremberg, 1750-1773. Approximate paper size 20 x 13 5/8 inches. Very good condition. Arader Galleries has offered the best quality prints for over 40 years. 'Hortus Nitidissimus': one of the greatest of all eighteenth-century botanical books. Christoph Trew, a physician and botanist, had for a number of years been an admirer of Ehret's work. 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. His artistic abilities led him to the service of a Regensburg banker named Leskenkohl, and it was during this period that Trew met Ehret. Trew was to remain a friend and patron of Ehret's throughout his life, and by 1742, the germ of what was to become the present publication was already under discussion when Trew wrote to Christian Thran in Carlsruhe 'Every year I receive some beautifully painted exotic plants [by Ehret] and have already more than one hundred of them.' Arader Galleries stocks the largest inventory in the world of Natural history watercolors, engravings, woodcuts, lithographs, color plate books and reference books on this subject. It is our firm intention never to be undersold.

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        Kongl. Maj:ts Lif-Medici Doct. Alexander Blackwells Upgifne Rön.

      - I. Om Humlegårdsplantering och bruk, samt at fördriva mullvadar. II. Recept at göda Kalfvar. III. Huru at fördriva jord-måssa. IV. Huru en hårdvals äng förbättras til ymnig gräsväxt, somär utmagrad och måsslupen. Stockholm, Lars Salvius (C:a 1750). 4:o. 12 s. Hebbe 39. Blackwell, Alexander. Försök til landtbrukets bättring i Sverige, upstäldt. Första delen. (Allt som utkom). Stockholm, Lars Salvius (1744 eller 1745). 4:o. (14),42 s. + 2 utvikbara graverade planscher. Hebbe 657. Kullin, Lars Jul. Owäldiga Tankar öfwer then af Doctor och Lif=Medicus Alexander Blackwell, Utgifna Tractat under namn af Försök til Landtbrukets Bättring I Swerige. På anmodan och befallning, lemnade. Upsala (1747). 4:o. 44 s. Hebbe 658. Engländaren Christopher Merrets Beskrifning om Pottaske=Siuderiet. Med Joh. Kunckels Anmärkningar; Innehållande Sättet at siuda och calcinera Pottaskan på wissa orter i Tyskland och annorstädes. Efter Kongl . Maj:ts och Riksens Commercie-Collegii Befalning til almän nytta af Tyskan öfwersatt Åhr 1742. Stockholm, Peter Momma. 4:o. (20) s. + graverad plansch. Anledning til nyttiga Ler=Arters Opfinnande i Riket; hwaruti jemwäl förmäles om åtskilliga Utrikes Jord=Arter, theras Bruk och nyttiande, samt omsättet, hwarefter then äkta Porcellaine göres i China, På Kongl. Maj:ts och Riksens Commercie-Collegii Befallning upsatt år 1743. Stockholm, Lorentz Ludewig Grefing. 4:o. 22 s. Ehrenclou, Carl von. Herr Capitaine Carl von Ehrenclous Försök wid Linfrös såning. Stockholm, Lars Salvius (1740-tal). 4:o. (8) s. Hebbe 972. Bennet, Stephen. Directeuren Stephan Bennets Berättelse om Lins Planterande, Beredande, Spinning, Wäfnad och öfriga tilberedning, til allmän nytta genom trycket utgifwen år 1738. Stockholm,Henr. C. Merckells Enkia 1738. 4:o. (80) s. Hebbe 970. Kolthoff, Herman. Berättelse om Harlemske Linne=Blekerierna, insänd Til Kongl. Maj:ts och Riksens Commercie-Collegium ifrån Amsterdam, under den 6. Dec. 1729, af Commissarien Herman Kolthoff. Uppå Publici Bekostnad til almän nytta genom Trycket utgifwen åhr 1738. Stockholm, Kongl. Tryckeriet (1738). 4:o. 59 s. + 4 utvikbara graverade planscher. Hedman, Abraham. Berättelse om et nytt utrönt och bepröfwat sätt at Byka och Bleka fina Lerfter, samt At tilreda et slags Twål, som icke allenast wid Blekning utan ock annan klädes=tvätt giör god nytta. Uptäckt och framgifwit. Stockholm, Pet. Momma, 1742. 4:o. (16) s. Samtida marmorerat pappband. Handskrivna ryggtitlar, samtida "Samling oecon" och senare (1800-tal) "Blackwell". 19 x 15,5 cm.*Ett välbevarat och rent samlingsband från tiden med intressant innehåll av skrifter om tidens ekonomiska och praktiska problem.[#\33210] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CIVILIS DECRETORUM PRAXSIS AUCTORE D. CAROLO ANTONIO DE ROSA, SIVE DE ROSIS, Ex Domini Castri Rotae,& Feudi Gaurani, Originario Nobili Aquilano,ecc. ALOYSIO PETRONIO Dicata”. Neapoli, Excudebat Typographus Joseph Raymundi MDCCL

      Napoli Giuseppe Raimondi 1750 - In Folio; XI – 335 pagine. Legatura in pergamena coeva: mancanze al dorso ed ai piatti. Frontespizio e prime carte con segni di tarlo. Ritratto del Villarosa inciso al frontespizio. Esemplare in barbe. Capolettera, Testatine e Finalini incisi. Testo in Latino per due colonne stampato su carta pesante. Interno fresco. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de l'academie Royale des sciences et belles lettres depuis son origine jusqu'à présent : Avec les pieces originales.

      Berlin, Haude et Spener, 1750. - [1] Bl., 258 S., [1] Bl., 2 ausfaltbare Kupfertafeln, Titelblatt in rot und schwarz mit hübscher gestochener Vignette, schlichter, cremefarbener Pappband der Zeit mit dreiseitigem Rotschnitt (handschriftlicher Rückentitel verblaßt, Einband fleckig), 22,5 x 18,5 cm. Erste Ausgabe. Sehr seltene, umfangreiche Festschrift zum fünfzigjährigen Gründungsjubiläum der Akademie, enthält neben der Geschichte der Akademie die 'Eloges des academiciens morts depuis le renouvellement' sowie die 'Pieces originales', den Text des Stiftungsbriefes Friedrich I., einen Auszug aus der Bestallungsurkunde für Leibnitz, Texte von Jablonski und anderen, die 'Endliche Einrichtung der Königlichen Preußischen Societaet der Wissenschaften' von 1710, Bestallung Gundlings, die 'Statuta' der Akademie von 1744, das 'Patente . pour Maupertius', eine Liste der Akademiemitglieder seit 1700 u.a.m. "Cette édition a été supprimé par ordre exprès du roi". (vergl. 'Catalog biblioth. Mosheimianae' von 1756). Zur Auseinandersetzung zwischen Friedrich II. und Formey vergl. ausführlich in : Werner Kraus, Aufklärung, Bd.3, Ein Akademiesekretär vor 200 Jahren. Samuel Formey). Jean Henri Samuel Formey (1711-1797) wurde im Jahre 1744 Mitglied der Berliner Akademie der Wissenschaften und "bereits im folgenden Jahr wurde er zum Historiographen der Akademie ernannt. Er sorgte in Zusammenarbeit mit anderen Mitgliedern der Akademie dafür, daß das Lateinische durch das Französische als Publikationssprache abgelöst wurde. Im Jahre 1746 übernahm er auch die Position eines Adjunkts des Beständigen Sekretärs Philippe Jariges und wurde am 2. Mai 1748 auf Vorschlag des Präsidenten Maupertuis auch dessen Nachfolger. Im September 1789 wurde er Direktor der Philosophischen Klasse. Während seiner Berliner Tätigkeit hat er sich umfassenden wissenschaftlichen Studien gewidmet. .Die schriftstellerische Tätigkeit des Berliner Akademiegelehrten war von außerordentlicher Vielfältigkeit. Er publizierte Schriften mit historischem, philosophischem und theologischem Inhalt. Ein besonderer Schwerpunkt lag dabei aber in der Vermittlung der Philosophie von Leibniz und Wolff. . Allein in den Schriften der Berliner Akademie hat Formey 140 Abhandlungen veröffentlicht. Von diesen sind die "Eloges" auf mehr als fünfzig verstorbene Akademiemitglieder für die Geschichte der Akademie von besonderer Wichtigkeit. Formey ist als eine der Schlüsselgestalten im Prozeß der geistigen Auseinandersetzung wie auch der Integration der Hugenotten im wissenschaftlichen Leben Brandenburg-Preußens anzusehen. Wirkungsgeschichtlich gehörte er zu den einflußreichsten Hugenotten im 18. Jahrhundert in Berlin, die an der Akademie der Wissenschaften tätig waren." (BBKL, Band XIX (2001), Spalten 419-427). Adolf Harnack zeichnet in seiner 'Geschichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin' ein wenig schmeichelhaftes Bild des Akademiesekretärs und dessen vorliegender Schrift : "Wie mangelhaft, oberflächlich und parteiisch er gearbeitet hat, zeigt seine zum fünzigjährigen Jubiläum der Akademie herausgegebene 'Histoire' jedem Kundigen". (Band 1, S. 450). Zustand: Vorderes Innengelenk angeplatzt, Titelblatt mit kleinem, altem Schulstempel, stellenweise leicht gebräunt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORDONNANCE DU ROY, concernant les Gouverneurs & Lieutenants généraux des Provinces, les Gouverneurs et Etats-majors des places, & le service dans lesdites Places. Du 25 juin 1750.

      1750 - A Grenoble, Chez André Faure, 1750. In-8 (124 X 189) veau fauve marbré, dos cinq nerfs ornés, caissons dorés, pièce de titre maroquin grenat, large dentelle dorée en queue, triple encadrement de filet à froid sur les plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque) ;(1), titre, 1 feuillet de table, 196 pages, 1 feuillet non chiffré (copie de la Lettre écrite par M. le Comte d'Argenson), (1). ORDONNANCE DE LOUIS XV prise à Compiègne le 25 juin 1750. Elle comporte 696 articles concernant l'intendance et l'organisation des troupes répartis en 27 titres : " Du Commandement dans les Places - De l'arrivée des Troupes dans les Places - Des Bans - Du logement -De l'ordre à observer pour commander les gardes & détachements - De la garde - des Sentinelles - Des gardes aux portes - Du Mot & de l'Ordre - De la retraite & des Patrouilles - Des Rondes - Des Détachements de Guerre, & Partis - Service de la Gendarmerie, Cavalerie & Dragons - Des Troupes de passage - Des Milices Bourgeoises - Des Assemblées des troupes - Des Honneurs militaires qui seront rendus dans les Places - Des Honneurs funèbres - Des Citadelles, Forts & Châteaux - De la discipline des Troupes dans les Places - Du service des Officiers principaux des troupes - De la Police des Places - Des Conseils de guerre, & des Exécutions - De la conservation des fortifications & bâtimens civils à l'usage des Troupes dans les Places - Des Scellés & Inventaires des officiers des Etats-Majors, & autres - Du partage du service entre les Officiers-majors des Places ". In fine un feuillet de deux pages intitulé " Copie de la Lettre écrite par M. le Comte d'Argenson Ministre & Secrétaire d'Etat au département de la Guerre [.] " concernant l'article 27 de l'ordonnance, qui tend à éradiquer la CONTREBANDE DE TABAC au sein des troupes. Exemplaire en PARFAIT ETAT, dans sa reliure de l'époque d'une remarquable fraîcheur. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Scacchia ludus: a Poem on the Game of chess

      vi+95 pages with one diagram. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 5 3/4") bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Translated into English verse by the Rev. Samuel Pullein. (Whyld and Ravillous 1750:4)Parallel Latin and English texts. Royal Dublin Society award for the "Best book written and printed in Ireland" for 1750.Condition:Rebound, the chess collector Manfred Mittelbach stamp to front end paper, title with some edge wear else a very good copy.

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        Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques, qui contiennent plusieurs problèmes d'arithmétique, de géométrie, de musique, d'optique, de gnomonique, de cosmographie, de mécanique, de pyrotechnie, et de physique - Avec un traité nouveau des horloges élémentaires / Complet en 4 Volumes

      - Ouvrages ornés de quelques, Bandeaux, Culs-de-Lampe et Tableaux & de 136 Planches hors-texte, dont 9 dépliantes, contenant de nombreuses Figures - Se décomposant comme suit : Tome Premier = 32 Planches / Tome Second = 56 Planches, dont 9 dépliantes (la planche N° 17 est en deux parties : N° 1 et N° 2) / Tome Troisième = 31 Planches (la planche N° 7 est en deux parties : N° 1 et N° 2) & Tome Quatrième = 17 Planches - A Paris - Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert - Nouvelle Edition, revue, corrigée et augmentée = Tome Premier et Second : Edition 1750 / Tome Troisième : Edition 1768 & Tome Quatrième : Edition 1725 - In-8 (13,5 x 20 cm) - Complet en 4 Volumes - (xiv + ii) 460 pages + 20 pages de Table + 32 planches / (ii) 462 pages + 14 pages de Table + 56 planches / 482 pages + 12 pages de Table + 31 planches & (viii) 446 pages + 6 pages de Table + 17 planches - Reliure plein veau marbré, très légèrement frottée et salie, filet doré sur les coupes - Dos à nerfs, accrocs et manques en coiffes de tête, pièces de titre et de tomaison, et décors dorés - Tranches rouge - Ex-Libris estampés en page de garde d'Albert Roux de Montbéliard - Petits manques de papier en bordure de certaine page, sans aucune incidence - Rares et pâles rousseurs, petite mouillure en queue de quelques pages du Tome Second - Signets en tissus vert - Très bonne tenue - Bon état intérieur - Attention Poids : 2340 g.Jacques Ozanam (1640 - 1717), mathématicien français du XVIIème siècle. On lui doit en particulier ses Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques (parues dès 1692), inspirées de Bachet de Méziriac, et complétées par Montucla (4 volumes en 1778), "qui contiennent les problèmes & les questions les plus remarquables & les plus propres à piquer la curiosité, tant des mathématiques que de la physique". L'ouvrage apporte une approche ludique des mathématiques à travers nombre de problèmes distrayants et de techniques nouvelles de calcul, tels la "multiplication par les doigts". Ces Récréations se présentent sous forme de problèmes : Tome Premier : Contenant l'arithmétique et la géométrie / Tome Second : Contenant la mécanique et l'optique, avec l'acoustique et la musique. A la fin de ce volume, se trouve le Traité des horloges élémentaires, ou de la manière de faire des horloges avec l'eau, la terre, l'air, et le feu, traduit de l'italien de Dominique Martinelli de Spolete, paru à Venise en 1663 / Tome Troisième : Contenant l'astronomie, la géographie, le calendrier, la navigation, l'architecture et la pyrotechnie & Tome Quatrième : Contenant la physique, et en particulier les phénomènes du magnétisme, de l'électricité et de la chimie. Avec des suppléments, sur les phosphores, ainsi que sur les lampes perpétuelles et surtout des "tours de gibecière" (tours de prestidigitation). Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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, .,

      Printed for and sold by J. Newbery; R. Baldwin; J. Brindley; G. Woodfall; and M. Sheepey, ca. 1750, London - 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). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling

      Printed for A. Millar, over-against Catherine-street in the Strand [London] 1750 - Four volumes, 12mo (borderline 16mo at exactly 6 3/4"), calf, probably rebacked (matched to original boards) with 5 raised bands and debossed gilt titling to spines. 304, 330, 288, 347 pp. Fits descr. of 1749 edition but has MDCCL [1750] on the title page. Rear endpaper of v.1 appears replaced; others period laid paper. Aside from some age-toning and occasional light foxing, light bumping and minor chipping to the corner edges, an exceptionally clean and handsome set. Leather is supple, not dried out. Other photos available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres. 2 in 1 Band.

      Paris Imprimerie Royale 1750 - XI, 337 S., 2 Bl., 84 S., 2 Bl., 398 S. Mit Frontispiz, 2 Titelvignetten, Kopfvignette und Initiale, alles gestochen von J. Ph. Le Bas nach F. Boucher sowie gestochenem Porträt von Jean Joseph Balechou nach Jacques André Aved. 4° (26,5 x 21 cm). Marmoriertes Leder der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Prachtvoll gedruckte Werkausgabe, hier mit dem nur wenigen Exemplaren beigegebenen schönen Porträt Crebillons. "First collected edition published under the immediate supervision of the author" (Lewine). Enthält Idoménée, Atrée & Thyeste, Électre, Rhadamisthe & Zénobie in Band I, Sémiramis, Pyrrhus, Catilina, Xerxès und Discours Académiques in Band II, separat paginiert zwischengebunden die erst 1754 uraufgeführte Tragödie Le Triumvirat ou la mort de Cicéron. - Breitrandig, stellenweise gering stockfleckig. Der prachtvolle Einband nur gering berieben und am Hinterdeckel mit längerem Wurmgang und zwei weiteren kleinen Wurmspuren. Sehr schönes Exemplar. *Brunet II, 412. Bernard 184. Cohen/Ricci 263. Lewine 123. Ebert 5420: "Die schöne Ausgabe hat nur dann einigen Werth, wenn le Triumvirat dabei ist". 1700 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres de M. de Crebillon.

      Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale:, 1750 - 2 vols., 4to, [xii, 337pp + 84pp] + [iv, 398pp], engraved frontispiece to first volume, engraved vignette titles, engraved head and tail-pieces, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, recently bound in good quality quarter calf over marbled boards with contrasting morocco title labels. A VG++ attractive set. After writing a number of slight pieces for the stage, Crebillon acquired great popularity as an author of licentious stories. In 1740 he married an Englishwoman, Lady Stafford. The indecency of his 'Le Sopha, conte moral', having offended Madame de Pompadour, he was banished from Paris for five years, but on his return in 1755 was appointed to the censorship. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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