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        Viridarium Florentinum sive Conspectus plantarum quae floruerunt, & semina dederunt hoc anno 1750. In Horto Caesareo Florentino Societatis Botanicae custodiae commisso una cum adnotationibus nonnullis, & animadversionibus circa genericas plantarum nomenclaturas, simulque cum constitutione trium novorum generum Niccolinia, Seguieria, & Guettarda. Auctore Xaverio Manetti [.].

      - Florentiae, ex typographia Bernardi Paperini, 1751, in-8 grande, cartonatura marmorizzata del primo ottocento, pp. XV, [1], 109, [3], 32. Con frontespizio in rosso nero, iniziali e fregi xilografici. Catalogo delle piante presenti nell'Orto Botanico di Firenze. Sono censite 1200 specie più un'appendice di 325 recentemente introdotte nel giardino. Manetti fu direttore dell'Orto Botanico dal 1742 al 1782. Bell'esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Head of an Old Man with a Beard.

      1751.(). Woodcut print. Four color blocks, light green, olive green, dark olive green and olive-black. 136 x 102 mm. Kennedy, 158.

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        Recueil d'ouvrages curieux de mathematique et de mecanique. Seconde edition . . . Revue, corrigée et augmentée de nouvelles machines.

      Paris: Charles Antoine Jombert, 1751. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (255 x 198 mm). [26], 152, [8] pp., including half-title, title with woodcut printer's device, 1 engraved vignette, and 93 engraved folding plates. Contemporary calf, rebound, spine rebacked and titled in gilt, red-dyed edges (little wear to extremities). Text and plates quite crisp and clean with only very minor occasional spotting. A fine copy. ----Wheeler Gift 369; Brunet VI, 8173; Honeyman 1560. - THIRD EDITION, ENLARGED. This interesting work shows the specimens of one of the most famous curiosity cabinets of the seventeenth century. The first edition was printed in Lyon in 1719 followed by an enlarged edition in 1733, reissued in 1751. This edition includes 93 noteworthy engraved plates, largely by Daudet, and one by Duflos. It includes the additional plates 31a, 52a, 56a, 72a, 84a-d; the plates 39, 48, and 76 are skipped as in the first edition, and the remaining plates are numbered 1 to 88. The grand nephew of Jean Grolier, the greatest bibliophile of the French Renaissance, the Lyonnais Nicolas Grollier de Servieres (1596-1689) was one of the most remarkable curious of the Grand Siecle. Not satisfied with collecting, he himself, like Besson and Ramelli, carried out very learned models and mechanical machines, as well as ivory tower pieces of infinite complexity, clocks and other hydraulic devices. The reputation of his cabinet extended beyond the frontiers of the kingdom, and the fact of having himself invented and executed the pieces adorned by his collection gave a particular attraction to the whole. The tower pieces were placed in cupboards, the doors of which were opened at the same time by a small ivory ankle placed on a table far removed from them; this singular staging contributed to the charm of the collection. During a stay at Lyons, King Louis XIV visited the cabinet two days in succession. Finally, one of the sons of Grollier de Servieres, the great prior of the Savigny Abbey, enriched his father's cabinet with pieces of his invention. The first part contains lathe work, the second art and hourglass, the third model of machines. The work includes descriptions and illustrations of mechanical toys, clocks, hydtaulic devices, lifting apparatus, pontoon bridges, paddle boats, siege equipment, lamps, or a reading-desk. - Visit our website for additional images and information. Very Good.

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        Discursus legales de commercio et mercatura in quibus universa fere commercii er mercaturae materia resolutive continentur.Genevae, apud fratres De Tournes , 1751.

      Genevae, apud fratres De Tournes 1751 - Pp. (20) 458 + 1 c.b. Unito a: STRACCHA BENVENUTUS. Tractatus duo de assecurationibus et proxenetis atque proxeneticis. Stessi dati tip. Pp. (4) 119 (1). Due parti in un volume di cm. 37. Bellissimi marchi tip. ai frontespizi (il primo dei quali bicromo). Leg. ottocentesca in mezza pelle con titoli su tass. e fregi in oro al dorso. Abile restauro alla parte bassa del dorso, lieve aloni sparsi, leggere fioriture ed alcune macchiette, trascurabili tracce di tarlo perlopiù marginali, peraltro nel complesso buon esemplare. Ansaldo Ansaldi (1651-1719), celebre giurista fiorentino, ricoprì alte cariche alla corte pontificia e fu uditore di Sacra Rota; nel 1689 compose il Discursus de commercio et mercatura che gli garantì fama in tutta Europa. Benvenuto Stracca (1509-1578) fu praticus e ricoprì numerose cariche pubbliche; fu il primo giurista a cercare di individuare il diritto commerciale come una come un corpus giuridico autonomo e va quindi considerato un vero e proprio precursore della disciplina, almeno secondo la concezione contemporanea del termine. Non comune e sempre ricercato. Cfr. Kvk; Sapori, 77. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        15 Antique Prints-FENCING-ESCRIME-FOIL-RAPIER-Diderot-1751

      - 15 Antique prints, titled: 'Escrime' - Complete set of 15 prints (Pl. I-XV) showing various fencing positions displayed by one or two men with rapiers or foils. The men wear period clothing and mostly tricorn hats. These engravings originate from the plate volume titled: 'Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Liberaux, et les Arts Mechaniques avec leur Explication'. (Plates dealing with science, liberal arts and mechanical arts with their explanation). Text sheets included. Engraving on hand laid paper. Description: This old antique engraved set of copperplate prints originate from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Denis Diderot'. Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost. Condition: Good, given age. Margins with occasional small holes from previous binding. Some soiling and staining in the right edge of the sheets (partly affecting the image). A tiny hole in the right margin on all the sheets. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: A201-01 The overall size is ca. 10 x 15.5 inch. The image size is ca. 8.4 x 13 inch. The overall size is ca. 25.3 x 39.4 cm. The image size is ca. 21.4 x 33.1 cm.

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        57 Antique Prints-LOCKSMITH-KEY-WORKSHOP-TOOLS-Diderot-Benard-1751

      - Plate I - LVII: 'Serrurerie.' (Locksmith, Lock and Key maker). Set of 57 plates dealing with the craft of locksmith. The plates show the workshop, finished products, tools, designs etc. Two plates are double folio and folding. These plates originate from the plate section. Included is a copy with legends / explications. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent; General age related toning; Occasional light staining. Irregular paper edges as issued. Storage location: A97-05/09 The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 16.1 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 13.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 26 x 41 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 33.5 cm.

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        25 Antique Prints-CANNON FOUNDRY-WEAPON-CASTING-ARTILLERY-Diderot-Benard-1751

      - 25 Plates : 'Fonte des Canons'. (Cannon Casting / Foundry.) Complete set of 25 plates of which 6 are double sized and folding. These plates deal with the fabrication / founding of cannons. These plates originate from: 'Receuil de Plances.' (plate section) of the encyclopedia. Included is a copy of the legend sheet(s). Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent. General age related toning. Occasional light staining. Irregular paper edges as issued. Storage location: A208-13-17 The overall size is ca. 20.1 x 16.1 inch. The image size is ca. 16.4 x 13.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 51 x 41 cm. The image size is ca. 41.6 x 33.5 cm.

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        19 Antique Prints-MONNOYAGE-COIN MAKER-MONEY-WORKSHOP-TOOLS-Diderot-Benard-1751

      - Plate I - XIX: 'Monnoyage.' (Coin making.). Set of 19 plates dealing with the process of making coins. A workshop, machines and tools are shown. Two plates show coins of the main cities of Europe. One plate has a repaired tear. These plates originate from the plate section. Included is a copy with legends / explications. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent; General age related toning; Occasional light staining. Irregular paper edges as issued. Storage location: A107-15 The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 16.1 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 13.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 26 x 41 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 33.5 cm.

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        47 Antique Prints-ENGRAVING-GLACES-MIRROR GLASS-TRADE-d'Alembert-Diderot-1751

      - 47 Antique prints, titled: 'I - XXXXVI : Glaces' - (The manufaturing of glass / mirror glass.) Complete set of 47 engravings, 37 folio and 8 double folio plates. Included is a copy with legends / explications. (The set includes a second plate number 3, hence the total of 47 plates, while the set is numbered until 46. Etching/engraving on hand laid paper. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopedie ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers, par une Societe de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Denis Diderot' after 'Bernard'. Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent, given age. Some small stains in the margins. A faint dampstain in the right margin of some of the sheets. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: L9 The overall size is ca. 20 x 15.7 inch. The image size is ca. 16.7 x 13.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 50.9 x 40 cm. The image size is ca. 42.5 x 33.3 cm.

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        49 Antique Prints-Engraving-FORGES-FORGING-METAL-IRON-SMITH-Diderot-Prevost-1751

      - Plate I - Section 5-XI : 'Forges ou Art de Fer'. (Forging or the art of iron.) Set of 49 of 51 engravings, 13 are double folio sized. 2 Plates (I and II of first section) missing. Included are 45 pages with legends / explications. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent; General age related toning; Occasional light staining. Irregular paper edges as issued Storage location: L9-03 The overall size is ca. 10.6 x 16.5 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 13 inch. The overall size is ca. 27 x 42 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 33 cm.

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        6 Antique Prints-CARTIER-PLAYING CARDS-PRINTING-TOOLS-Diderot-Defehrt-1751

      - Plate I - VI: 'Cartier.' (Playing Card maker). Set of 6 plates dealing with the making of playing cards. These plates originate from the plate section. Included is a copy with legends / explications. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent; General age related toning; Occasional light staining. Irregular paper edges as issued. Storage location: A108-29 The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 16.5 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 13.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 26 x 42 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 34 cm.

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        17 Antique Prints-MILITARY-FORTIFICATION-WEAPON-CANNON-CATAPULT-WAR-Diderot-1751

      - Plate I - XVII: 'Art Militaire, Fortification.' (Military, Fortification.) Set of 17 plates dealing with warfare and fortifications. Also shown are various weapons; cannons, gun, catapult, ammunition etc. These plates originate from the plate section. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'Encyclopedie ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers, par une Societe de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent. General age related toning. Occasional light staining, some small stains. Irregular paper edges as issued. Storage location: A111-23-25 The overall size is ca. 10.7 x 16.7 inch. The image size is ca. 8.8 x 13.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 27.3 x 42.5 cm. The image size is ca. 22.3 x 35.1 cm.

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        9 Antique Prints-SCIENCE-ASTRONOMY-CELESTIAL MAP-ARMILLARY SPHERE-Diderot-1751

      - 9 Plates : 'Astronomie'. (Astronomy.) Complete set of 9 plates. These plates deal with Astronomy; celestial maps (2 plates showing the northern and southern celestial hemisphere), globes, armillary sphere etc. These plates originate from: 'Receuil de Planches.' (plate section) of the encyclopedia. Included is a copy of the legend sheet(s). Original copperplate engraving on a verge type handlaid watermarked paper. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclop�die ou Dictionnaire raisonn� des sciences, des arts et des m�tiers, par une Soci�t� de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: A121-39 The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 16.5 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 13.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 26 x 42 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 34 cm.

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        17 Antique Prints-SCIENCE-ASTRONOMY-TELESCOPE-QUADRANT-Diderot-Benard-1751

      - 17 Plates : 'Astronomie, Instrumens'. (Astronomy, Instruments.) Complete set of 17 plates. These plates deal with Astronomical instruments; telescope, quadrants etc. These plates originate from: 'Receuil de Plances.' (plate section) of the encyclopedia. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent. General age-related toning and occasional light stains from handling. Please study image carefully. Storage location: A121-40 The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 16.1 inch. The image size is ca. 8.9 x 14 inch. The overall size is ca. 25.8 x 41 cm. The image size is ca. 22.7 x 35.5 cm.

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        24 Antique Prints-HERALDRY-BLAZON-COAT OF ARMS-ART HERALDIQUE-Diderot-1751

      - Plate I - XXVII: 'Art Herladique.' (The art of Heraldry). Set of 24 plates (3 plates missing) dealing with Heraldry / Blazons / Coats of arms. These plates originate from the plate section. One plate is triple folio and folding. Included is a copy with legends / explications. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent; General age related toning; Occasional light staining. Irregular paper edges as issued. Storage location: A107-03 The overall size is ca. 10.4 x 16.5 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 13.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 26.5 x 42 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 34 cm.

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        63 Antique Prints-Engraving-HORLOGERIE-CLOCK MAKER-TOOLS-Diderot-Defehrt-1751

      - Horlogerie'. (The manufacturing of clockworks / clocks, Clock maker.) Complete set of 63 engravings. Included are 24 pages with legends / explications. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark, not visible on every sheet. Description: This old antique print originates from: 'The Encyclop�die ou Dictionnaire raisonn� des sciences, des arts et des m�tiers, par une Soci�t� de Gens de lettres.' which was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. It contained 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors. This encyclopdia was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a means to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment. The impact of this encyclopedia was enormous.Artists and Engravers: Denis Diderot (1713-1784) was a French philosopher, art critic and writer. Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717-1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher. These plates are engraved by J.A.Defehrt and Bonaventure/Benoit-Louis Prevost after J.R Lucotte or Goussier. Condition: Excellent; General age related toning; Occasional light staining. Small waterstains right bottom margin in some plates, slightly affecting image. Irregular paper edges as issued. Please study scans carefully. Storage location: L9-04 The overall size is ca. 9.8 x 15.4 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 13.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 25 x 39 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 34.5 cm.

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        Rare Antique Print-NORTH ATLANTIC-MERES DU NORD-SEA CHART-Bellin-1751

      - Antique print, titled: 'Carte reduite des Mers du Nord [.]' - (Detailed map of the Northern Oceans .) Highly decorative sea chart / nautical map / maritime map of the North Atlantic Ocean and other northern seas with the coasts of Scandinavia, the Baltic Sea, British Isles, Iceland, Greenland and contiguous parts of Canada is one of the most accurate maps of the North Atlantic published during the period. With a large decorative cartouche. Printed stipple rhumb lines are drawn over by hand (!) in a greenish colour, with additional lines added. Remains of manuscript annotations are present. A superb and extremely rare example of this chart with handdrawn lines, most certainly used at sea. Hand coloured engraving on handlaid (verge type) paper. Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Jacques Nicolas Bellin'. Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was a French hydrographer and geographer. He is considered the greatest 18 th. c. French hydrographer and for 50 years he was associated with the 'Depot des cartes et Plans' (Depot de la Marine) as the First hydrographer of the French Royal Navy. His maps were constantly updated with the latest information and their execution magnificent. Bellin's major works are the 'Neptune Francois .', the 'Petit Atlas Maritime .' and the 'Hydrographie Francoise .' As a member of a French intellectual group called the 'Philosophes' and he contributed 994 articles to the 'Encyclopedie' by Diderot/d'Alembert. He also contributed to the 'Histoire Generale des Voyages' by Prevost. Condition: Very good, given age. Original middle fold as issued. A few small tears in paper edges, backed. Some light staining / soiling. Some creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 35.6 x 25 inch. The image size is ca. 35 x 21.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 90.5 x 63.5 cm. The image size is ca. 89 x 55.5 cm.

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        Handvesten, Privilegien, Octroyen, Vry- En Gerechtigheden, Aan De Stad Haerlem En Haare Burgers Verleend : Mitsgaders Overeenkomsten En Handelingen Door De Regeerders Dier Stad Met Andere Steden, Gemeenschappen, of Bijzondere Persoonen Aangegaan

      Te Haerlem, Netherlands: Izaak en Johannes Enschede 1751 - 708 pp., illustrations. ex-library, original 1/4-leather cover is well worn, cracking along leather spine, 2 labels on spine (1 library & 1 original price?), labels on front cover, stamps on outside edges, stamp inside covers & on 1st & last blank pages, stamp on title page, stamp on blank p. vi. from the title page, "Verçierd met de afbeeldingen der voornaamste zegels, als ook van het eerste en oudste handveste van den jaare 1245. Alles, naer het origineel, naeuwkeurig getekend en in't kuper gebracht." 0.0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Hamburgische Insul des so genannten Neuen-Wercks welche an der Einfahrth auf der Elbe, zwischen der Insel Helgeland und dem Hamburgischen Cuxhaven vor Ritzebüttel, lieget, samt dessen erhabenem Thurne, Baacken, Blüse und Häusern die insgesamt See-Signale sind, auch innen und aussen Lande.

      Hamburg dat. 1751 - Kupferstichkarte v. Pingeling et filius, 47 x 42 cm. Faltspuren geglättet, sehr gut erhalten. Seltenes Blatt. * Rump 1912, S. 131. Sehr präzise gezeichnete Spezialkarte der damals wie heute zu Hamburg gehörigen Insel Neuwerk, mit hübscher Rocaillekartusche, unten rechts Ansicht des Leuchtturmes (des ältesten Hamburger Bauwerks!). Im Kartenbild eingetragen sind die innerhalb der Eindeichung liegenden Gehöfte, sowie die ausserhalb im Watt liegenden Große Baake, Feuer-Blüse und Klappmützen-Baake. Der aus Backstein erbaute Turm auf Neuwerk war seit 1309 (!) die wichtigste Markierung für die von See in die Elbe nach Hamburg einfahrenden Schiffe.

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        Polynesien (Inselwelt) oder der Fünfte Welttheil

      Artist: Schraembl Franz Anton ( - 1803) Vienna; issued in: Wien; date: ca 1789 1751 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 49 x 74; - description: map with Australia, New Zealand, and Polynesia; -vita of the artist: Schraemble, Franz Anton ( Bookdealer and writer, born in Vienna).He was teached in science and became a teacher and director of the K.K. schools in Autria-Silesia- Tropau. Soon he turned back to Vienna and opened a book- and artstore which existed until 1840.

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        Wahrhaftige Geschichte der seligen Frau Catharina von Bora, D. Martin Luthers Ehegattin, wieder Eusebii Engelhards Morgenstern zu Wittenberg.

      Gebauer,, Halle. 1751 - Mit Tit.-Vign. 292 S. Hayn-Gotendorf I, 417; BBKL XIII, Sp. 179-183; ADB XL, 649. - Erste Ausgabe der Schrift, in der die Schmähschrift des Eusebius Engelhard (i. e. Michael Kuen) "Lucifer Wittenbergenis" (1749) gründlich widerlegt wird. In dieser Schrift wird die Rechtmäßigkeit der Ehe Luthers mit Katharina von Bora bezweifelt, Gerüchte über ihre Herkunft werden verstreut, es werden ihre tugendhaften Motive bezweifelt, ihr Hochmut und Herrsucht unterstellt und schließlich werden Luthers Motive zu der Verbindung verunglimpft. Der protestantische Kirchenhistoriker und Professor der Theologie Walch (1726-1784) widerlegt in der vorliegenden Schrift die Lügen und Unterstellungen über Luthers Ehefrau. - Widmung für Bischof Kunst, den ersten Bevollmächtigten des Rates der EKD bei der Bundesregierung, auf Vorsatz, breitrandiges Exemplar, durchgehend gebräunt und stockfleckig. Unbeschnittene Broschur in modernem Leinenband, Widmung auf Vorsatz. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Spectacle de la nature - tomes 2 à 8

      1751 - Spectacle de la nature - tomes 2 à 8 (manque le 1 et le 9)- lot de 7 livres reliés in12 (11x17 cm) - A PARIS chez la Veuve Estienne et fils 1751-1755 avec approbation et privilège du Roi. Tome 2 : Le spectacle de la nature ou entretiens sur les particularités de l'histoire naturelle, qui ont paru les plus propres à rendre les jeunes-gens curieux, et à leur former l'esprit. Seconde partie contenant ce qui regarde les dehors et intérieur de la terre. 1752. 1 Frontispice et bien complet de ses 36 planches dépliantes. Tome 3 : 1752 (.) suite de la 2e partie - 1 frontispice, 31 planches dépliantes, petit manque de papier hors texte page 526 sans gravité. Tome 4 : 1755, (.) 3e partie.Concernant ce qui regarde le ciel et les liaisons des différentes parties de l'Univers avec les besoins de l'homme - Frontispice et 26 planches Tome 5 : 1751, (.) contenant ce qui regarde l'homme considéré en lui-même - Nouvelle édition - Frontispice 18 planches Tome 6 : 1751, (.) contenant ce qui regarde l'homme en société - Frontispice et 30 planches Tome 7 : 1751 (.) contenant ce qui regarde l'homme en société - Frontispice et 33 planches Tome 8 : 1751 (.) contenant ce qui regarde l'homme en société avec Dieu - Frontispice BON ETAT GENERAL : Les reliures sont en assez bon état les tomaisons sont illisibles ; Intérieurs très bon, pas de rousseurs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Art de charpenterie. Corrigé & augmenté de ce qu'il y a de plus curieux dans cet art, & des machines les plus nécessaires à un charpentier. Par M. de La Hire. Troisième édition.

      Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert 1751 - in-folio, [4] ff. n. ch. (titre, avertissement, table, privilège), 212 pp., avec de nombreuses figures dans le texte et 10 planches dépliantes hors-texte (9 planches d'architecture regroupant 15 figures ; et une planche supplémentaire non chiffrée représentant le pont de bois de Scamozzi, en regard de la page 186), veau fauve marbré, dos à nerfs cloisonné et fleuronné, pièce de titre, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées de rouge (reliure de l'époque). Restaurations aux coiffes, mors et coins, mais bon exemplaire. Architecte et ingénieur de la ville de La Flèche, Mathurin Jousse (1607- vers 1692) publia plusieurs traités techniques - sur la perspective, l'art de la serrurerie, le Secret d'architecture. De tous ses écrits, Le Théâtre de l'art de charpentier (1627) fut celui qui rencontra le plus de succès et qui fit autorité en son domaine pendant plus d'un siècle. Gabriel-Philippe de La Hire (1677-1719), astronome, mathématicien, membre de l'Académie des Sciences et professeur à l'Académie d'Architecture, en donna une édition corrigée et augmentée à Paris dès 1702 (manières pour faire le toisé, le toit brisé, "dit à la Mansarde", etc.). Il ajouta en outre plusieurs planches - dont celles des outils et des machines - reprises des Principes de l'architecture d'André Félibien (1676), du Cours d'architecture de François Blondel (1683) ainsi que de celui d'Augustin-Charles d'Aviler (1691). Le traité de Jousse étant devenu "aussi rare que cher", le libraire Charles-Antoine Jombert, "pour satisfaire au désir du Public", mit sur le marché cette nouvelle édition en 1751. La table des bois équarris avec leur valeur en pièces, pieds & pouces a ainsi été refondue et Jombert a ajouté un nouvel abrégé des cinq Ordres d'architecture, "mis à la portée des ouvriers", repris de Claude Perrault. Fowler, p. 132.

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        Dell'origine e del commercio della moneta e dell'instituzione delle zecche d'Italia dalla decadenza dell'Impero sino al secolo decimosettimo.

      s.n. (ma Giambattista Pasquali), All Haja (ma Venezia) 1751 - in-4° (25 x 18 cm); pp. (16), [2] c. di tavole ripiegate, 220, [2] c. di tavole; leg. coeva in piena pergamena, con etichetta/tassello recente incollata al dorso (il piatto ant. non chiude bene perché la pergamena tira leggermente); marca tipografica floreale xilografica sul frontespizio, 2 tabelle rip. F.t. e 2 tavv. incise in rame raffiguranti monete; per il luogo effettivo di pubblicazione (Venezia invece die L'Aia, come scritto alfront.) cfr. F. Venturi, Settecento riformatore, Torino, 1969, v. 1., p. 457 che presume pure che l'editore sia Giambattista Pasquali; l'autore dell'opera, Giovanni Rinaldo Carli (1720-1795), è stato tragediografo, traduttore, storico, professore di scienza nautica a Padova, poi di geografia, direttore degli affari commerciali lombardi, economista, in vecchiaia scrisse anche saggi di medicina, nato a Capodistria e morto a Cusano (MI); prima edizione, molto rara, di questo prezioso saggio sulla storia monetaria d Italia che costituisce anche il primo trattato sulle problematiche economiche del paese. Opera completa e rara. Prov.: al front. ex libris di biblioteca estinta su timbro ovale a inchiostro nero (ex Biblioth. Margaritis) ed indicazione manoscritta del nome dell'autore (Carli). Rif.: IT\ICCU\PUVE\000988. Cond.: lievi tracce d'uso, qualche piccola macchia d'umido, presenza di alcuni forellini da tarlo non interessanti il testo; opera in perfette condizioni generali. -- 4to., pp. [16], 220; with two folding tables and two plates of coins; a good, clean copy, bound in vellum. First edition, the initial publication of what was to become Carli’s celebrated work on coins and minting, published in full in three volumes between 1754 and 1759 under the title Delle Monete e dell’instituzione delle zecche d’Italia. Carli was professor of astronomy in Padua and later president of the Board of Finance in the Milanese state, in which capacity he reformed the coinage. 575g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Historical and Critical Account of Hugh Peters. After the Manner of Mr. Bayle.

      J. Noon and A. Millar, 1751. Hardcover. Very Good. Rebound in quarter calf. 72p. First edition. Scarce. ESTC T36303. William Harris (1720-1770) was a biographer and Presbyterian minister. "His first biography was a study of the seventeenth-century New England independent minister Hugh Peter (or Peters) that appeared anonymously in 1751. In this and in subsequent biographies Harris professed to follow 'the manner of Mr. Bayle', illustrating the text with copious notes." - ODNB Biography of Hugh Peter (1598-1660) who was an Independent minister and an important figure during the Civil War. He was put to death for regicide during the Restoration. Condition: Very good. Some thumbmarks to the boards. Very light shelfwear. Small pencil inscription to the front free endpaper. Chips to pages 3-6 and 65-72. Occasional spot or mark.

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        Magazzino universale aperto per utilita' e diletto di tutti. Primo; secondo; terzo numero

      Presso Antonio De Castro, Venezia 1751 - In 8 (cm 13 x 20,5), pp. 532 conÂ4 tavole nel primo numero eÂ2 tavole nel secondo numero. Rinforzo al margine superiore del primo frontespizio. Legatura coeva in piena pelle. Tutto il pubblicato di questa rara rivista veneziana di cui uscirono 3 numeri nel 1751 con numerazione continua delle pagine. La rivista segnalava l'uscita di pubblicazioni e saggi di vario argomento procedendo poi ad una disamina dei contenuti. Si segnalano in particole articoli di grande interesse fra i quali: Lessici medici (con bibliografia delle opere sul tema); Nuovo presidio della sanita' proveniente dal cavalcare col mezzo d'una macchina (con curiosa tavola allegata) con riferimento all'opera del medico Samuele Quellmalz sui benefici dell'esercizio del cavalcare per la salute; Del regno minerale con articoli su: pietre, sali, salnitro, ambra, nafta persiana, antimonio, calamita; Miniere in Siberia, Spagna, Svezia.; Delle pietrificazioni.; Articoli sugli animali: coccodrilli, orsi, pesci (con tavola allegata con lo scheletro del coccodrillo e con l'orso bianco da una stampa londinese); Insetti: locuste in Boemia, Austria.; Delle conchiglie; Delle perle (da pagina 404 a pagina 413); Degli animali singolari: bestie a corni; i mali tra i cani; la caccia; ecc. Cicogna, 4436. "Catalogo poligrafico dei libri. che si trovano presso li fratelli Reycends", p. 69. ITA

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        Cato Major; or, A Treatise on Old Age. With explanatory notes by the Honourable Mr Logan

      R. Urie, Philadelphia, reprinted Glasgow 1751 - "Philadelphia printed, Glasgow reprinted". 12mo, pp x, 11-168, (3), a little age-toning, but overall very clean and tight, recently bound in an extremely attractive full speckled calf, spine with raised bands, the spine lettered Cicero, 1751. [The introductory three page advertisement was by Benjamin Franklin, and was originally published in his first edition of 1744.]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Enquiry into the Causes of the Late Increase of Robbers, &c. With Some Proposals for Remedying This Growth in Evil. The Present Reigning Vices are Impartially Exposed; and the Laws That Relate to the Provision for the Poor. and to the Punishment of Felons are Largely and Freely Examined

      London: A. Millar, 1751. First edition. xv, [i], 127, [1] pp. 8vo. Full red morocco, covers tooled in gilt to panel design with three double-fillets and floral roll, spines gilt in six compartments with raised bands, by The Club Bindery (signed in gilt on front turn-in, "THE CLUB BINDERY 1906"). Front joint rubbed, else fine, with fore- and lower edge uncut. First edition. xv, [i], 127, [1] pp. 8vo. First edition of Fielding's most important social tract, written as chief magistrate, "the most remarkable of his social tracts - a work as important for what it reveals about his temperament and character as for the remedies it prescribes for the disorders of the commonwealth" (Battestin, pp. 513-4). Fielding advocates reforms to the penal code that would curb the social ills - drunkenness, gambling, prostitution, theft - that plagued mid-18th century England. The social order can only be maintained by instilling fear in the general population, and punishment should be harsh and swift. Executions, instead of being public spectacles, should arouse fear and terror and should be solemnly conducted in secret. This copy bound by The Club Bindery, founded in 1895 by members of the Grolier Club to provide exceptionally fine binding for American collectors. Robert Hoe, who helped finance the bindery, would have commissioned this binding himself. Cross III, p. 320. Provenance: Robert Hoe (red morocco booklabel); Donald & Mary Hyde (bookplate); Ximenes (pencil price, Occasional List no. 92, item 84)

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        Della vita del Padre D. Luigi di Gennaro della Congregazione de' Missionarj di S. Pietro a Cesarano della Diocesi di Nola Scritta da un prete della medesima congregazione - Libri tre

      NAPOLI: Stamperia di Giovanni di Simone - Napoli, 1751. Rilegato. DISCRETO. 17,6 23. USATO

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        De Caroli Odoardi Stuardii Walliae principis expeditione in Scotiam libri IV., , (non datato, ma collocabile tra il 1751, anno di compilazione, e il 1753, anno del trasferimento di Guasco da Alessandria a Roma).

      , (non datato, ma collocabile tra il 1751, anno di compilazione, e il 1753, anno del trasferimento di Guasco da Alessandria a Roma) - Mm. 240 x 185, pp. (2) 234 + 2 cc. bianche. Legatura coeva in piena perg. semi-floscia con tit.ms. al dorso; tagli spruzzati. Perfettamente conservato e grafia facilmente leggibile. Giulio Cesare Cordara (1704-1785), gesuita e letterato piemontese, fu autore di numerose e significative opere storiche e letterarie. Grazie all'amicizia con papa Benedetto XIV fu sempre al centro della vita ecclesiastica settecentesca. L'opera De Odoardi Stuardii Principis Walliae expeditio in Scotiam, libris IV comprehensa fu scritta nel 1751 (e quindi pubblicata postuma a Venezia nel 1804) sotto la spinta proprio di Giacomo III ed Edoardo Stuart, in quell'epoca esiliati a Roma. Agli ex-regnanti, suggestionati dalla riconquista del trono perduto, fu proposta una spedizione di rientro in Scozia. Ma Giacomo III, optando per una soluzione all'insegna della prudenza, perferì all'ultimo inviare il figlio Edoardo. La campagna fu inzialmente un successo. Lo sbarco avvenne nel 1745 a Eriskay; Edimburgo e l'intera Scozia furono occupate in breve tempo. Edoardo, nel frattempo nominatosi re di Scozia (Giacomo VIII di Scozia), decise di invadere l'Inghilterra, ma respinto con forza dalle truppe inglesi, fu costretto dapprima a ripiegare in Scozia e in seguito a fuggire in Italia. L'opera di Cordara, scritta in latino elegante e puro, descrive in modo sobrio e particolareggiato la cronaca dell'impresa. Un ulteriore segno d'importanza del manoscritto è la mano, di certa attribuzione, dello stesore. Francesco Eugenio Guasco (1725-1798), importante storico e letterato alessandrino, fu amico di Cordara e suo collaboratore, come in occasione della pubblicazione di un dramma pubblicato nel 1754 a Genova e intitolato La morte di Nice. Per i dettagli bio-bibliografici si rinvia all'ampia e dettagliata voce G. compilata da C. Preti per il Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nutzlicher Unterricht von Sack-Uhren. Allen denen, Welche Sack-Uhren haben, zum besten aus dem Englischen ins Teutsche übersetzet, und mit einer Kupfer-Tabelle versehen von T. B. D. M.

      Wien, Peter Conrad Monath, 1751. - circa 14 x 8,3 cm. 90 SS., 1 gefaltete Kupfertafel Pappe d. Zt. VD18 11197579. Frühe Wiener Ausgabe des in allen Auflagen seltenen Werkes über die Funktionsweise und richtige Wartung von Taschenuhren. Mit einem Kalender (Vergleichung der natürlichen Tage) und vier Kapiteln über den Aufbau, das Ausprobieren, Einstellen und richtige Benutzen von Sackuhren. Die Kupfertafel zeigt eine Londoner Uhr und ihre Einzelteile. "- Etwas gebräunt, Titel verso sowie zwei Blätter und die Tafel mit blassem altem ungarischem Stempel. Einband berieben, Rücken mit Papierstreifen verstärkt.

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        The scribleriad: an heroic poem. In six books

      Printed for R. Dodsley in Pall-mall, and sold by M. Cooper in Pater-noster-row, London 1751 - Six parts in one volume. 4to: xvi,31,[1]; 31,[1]; 31,[1]; 32; 32; 27,[9]pp, each book with separate title page, frontispiece, and pagination, the seven full-page plates engraved by Boitard after drawings by Boitard & J. Wall, the general title-page vignette engraved by Mosley after Gravelot, with wood-engraved ornaments. Period half calf (rebacked) over marbled boards (scuffed), spine divided into compartments by raised bands, red morocco letter-piece gilt. Variant text,with lines 168 and 169 omitted on p. 17 of Book IV but footnote to line 169 printed; p. 32 of Book V with tail-piece rather than note (stating that purchasers of the imperfect Book IV could obtain of the correctly printed pp. 17-18 from their bookseller. A Fine wide-margined copy in an early binding, with superb impressions of the plates and virtually pristine pages. NCBEL II 645. Lowndes 355. Cambridge's major work, a mock-epic poem, whose hero is Martinus Scriblerus, the brilliant creation of the Tory wits Alexander Pope, John Arbuthnot, and Jonathan Swift, founding members of the Scriblerus Club, an association of London authors. Working collaboratively, the group imagined the persona of Scriblerus, through whose writings they accomplished their satirical aims. Cambridge's poem, "intended to expose false taste and false science, replete with happy parodies of distinguished passages in the classics, particularly Virgil," is preceded by a dissertation on the mock epic, in which he avows Cervantes as his master. (Lowndes) "The versification is still elegant and finished, but the interest of the satire has evaporated." (DNB) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to that association's codes of ethics.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la Jamaïque

      - Chez Nourse, à Londres 1751, In-12 (9,5x17cm), (4) 285pp. et (4) 248pp., 2 volumes reliés. - French Edition tradotto e illustrato Raulin 6 piastre di piegatura in fine (banana, caffè, fauna ...). Leganti piena screziato vitello d'epoca ghiacciato. Indietro con i nervi decorato con quattro gioielli. parti del titolo e numero del volume in pelle beige. Presenze II volume lisi. L'assenza del pezzo titolo del primo volume il cui titolo è chiaramente leggibile e appare come marrone come una mostra. Uno scuff sul coperchio superiore del volume I. 3 angoli urtato. Insieme relativamente fresco. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française traduite par Raulin et illustrée de 6 planches dépliantes in fine (bananier, caféier, faune...). Reliures en plein veau marbré glacé d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés de 4 fleurons. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin beige. Coiffes du tome II élimées. Absence de la pièce de titre du tome I dont le titre est clairement lisible et qui apparaît comme une pièce de titre brune. Une épidermure sur le plat supérieur du tome I. 3 coins émoussés. Ensemble relativement frais. Hans Sloane se rendit dans l'île de la Jamaïque en 1687 en qualité de médecin du gouverneur, le Duc d'Albermale. Il y séjourna 15 mois, faisant de multiples observations de la flore, de la faune, des moeurs des habitants, des productions naturelles, du commerce... Sa relation fut louée pour l'exactitude de ses descriptions, notamment botaniques. L'ouvrage est composé de 13 lettres, on y trouve des détails très intéressants, par exemple la description d'un typhon dans la première lettre, celle d'un tremblement de terre, et des remarques sur les esclaves et les pirates. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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        Cato Major; or, A Treatise on Old Age. With explanatory notes by the Honourable Mr Logan

      Philadelphia, reprinted Glasgow: R. Urie, 1751. "Philadelphia printed, Glasgow reprinted". 12mo, pp x, 11-168, (3), a little age-toning, but overall very clean and tight, recently bound in an extremely attractive full speckled calf, spine with raised bands, the spine lettered Cicero, 1751. [The introductory three page advertisement was by Benjamin Franklin, and was originally published in his first edition of 1744.].. Full-Leather. Very Good.

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        Principes philosophiques, politiques et moraux.

      7. éd. y compris les traductions, Halblederbände der Zeit, 8, XX, 415 S., [1] Bl. / 416 S., [1] Bl. Zustand: gut Weiß, Franz Rudolf. (v.) 1751- 1818 Schweizer General Schriftsteller ADB Bd. 41, S. 582-583 Buch

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        L'ÉLOGE DE LA FOLIE. Traduit du latin d'Érasme par M. Gueudeville. Nouvelle édition revue & corrigée sur le texte de l'édition de Bâle, et ornée de nouvelles figures. Avec des notes.

      1751 - Sans lieu [Paris], sans nom d?éditeur, 1751. In-12 (95 X 157 mm) maroquin poli rouge vif, encadrements de filets dorés sur les plats avec petits fers d'angles, décor central doré aux petits fers, dos cinq nerfs filetés, caissons dorés ornés, titre et date dorés, coupes et coiffes filetées, bordure intérieure, tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure de l?époque); frontispice, (3) ff. dont titre, XXIV pages de préfaces, 222 pages, (1) f. de table,13 planches hors-texte. BELLE ÉDITION, traduite du latin d?Érasme par Gueudeville, avec des notes par Meunier de Querlon. Elle est illustrée d'un FRONTISPICE, de 13 ESTAMPES hors-texte, d?une vignette de titre, d?une vignette en-tête de page et d?un cul-de-lampe par EISEN, l'ensemble gravés par Aliamet, de La Fosse, Flipart, Legrand, Le Mire, Martinasie, Pinssio et Tardieu. (Cohen, 348). RAVISSANT EXEMPLAIRE dans une belle reliure en maroquin parfaitement exécutée durant la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        A Narrative of the Transactions of the British Squardron in the East Indies, during the late War; Comprehending a Particular Account of the Loss of Madras, the Operations of the Squardron under the Command of Admiral Griffin, in relation to which he is to be tried by a Court-Martial...and the Siege of Pontichery, by Admiral Boscawen, etc. By an Officer who serv'd in those Squardron

      First edition. Upon the declaration of war between England and France in March 1744, a Squadron of four men-of-war under the command of Commodore Barnet was sent to the East Indies to protect our interest in this area, and to capture or destroy any French ships they may encounter. The voyage was a success, the author records the French ships laiden with goods from China captured in the Streights of Sunda and sold as prizes to the Dutch Governor at Batavia. He also includes an interesting description of Java, and the cloves and nutmegs grown there; Batavia, the people and the trade conducted in this Dutch settlement. The squadron was ordered to assist Admiral Edward Boscowen to capture Pondicherry, an account of this unsuccessful operation is given.

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        Lettres Chinoises, ou correspondance Philosophique, Historique et Critique. Nouvelle edition. Tome 1-6. La Haye, Pierre Paupie

      1751 - New edition. 6 vols. 12mo, [ii], xxiv, 332; [ii], 363; [ii], 376; [ii], 360; [ii], 356; [ii], xvi, 208pp, contemporary full calf [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ONNA DAI RAKU TAKARA BEKI: GREAT PLEASURE FOR LADIES ON OPENING THEIR TREASURE-B

      - Japan [1751], np. New green silk cloth-covered boards, 113 double-folded leaves, woodblock printed by hand on hand-made paper, first few pages later amateur color, thumbed, else as issued, illustrated on nearly every page, 18 x 25 cm. RARE ! *** *** *** . . . EXCEPTIONALLY RARE & EARLY, STUNNINGLY EROTIC . . . PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED HARU BON [Erotic Book] . . This is a famous book, inspired by another famous work by the great Kaibara Eikken: "PARODIES OF ONNA DAIGAKU TAKARA BAKO [GREAT LEARNING FOR LADIES OPENING THEIR TREASURE BOX" i.e. opening their locked vaginas to pleasure. 'Precious Box' or 'Treasure Strong-Box' has been synonyms for "Oman ko" [colloquial for 'vagina' or 'pussy'] from time immemorial in Japan. . *** A FAMOUS AND VERY EARLY PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED EROTIC BOOK: This is an early erotic illustrated book, with color woodblock printing on the frontispiece page, the balance of the work is in Sumi [black India ink & white] entirely hand printed on hand-made Washi paper, contained in a new indigo Chitsu [folding case] with new title labels, two bone clips. The fascinating point of this unusual work is that women of all classes of Japanese society are illustrated and discussed as all have the same basic instincts, erotic nature, erotic zones and erotic pleasures. The work was designed and illustrated to be an erotic training book for women and girls. . *** This book illustrates various classes of Japanese society, farmers life, showing the threshing of and planting of paddy rice by both men and women, most of whom are engaged in love making while performing their tasks. The book then continues into Japanese court life taken from the Tale of Genji, with nobles fully engaged in love-making throughout. This set of illustrations are done in the old Momoyama style, where the viewer is somewhere in the clouds, looking down upon the earthlings as they engaged in their daily life and love. The next section begins the instructional text and illustrations of ONNA DAI RAKU TAKARA BAKO, wherein we see a mother presenting her daughter with a lacquered tray containing two dildos, one white, the other black. Its time for the young lady to learn the pleasures of self stimulation & enjoyment. . *** The next shows a man and his lover sitting at the Kotatsu [table over a Hibachi-like warmer with quilt cover], while the girl looks at an erotic book, the man uses his toes to stimulate her clitoris. Next shows a father teaching his daughter calligraphy, while he makes love to a very ecstatic mother. Followed by a several views of couples fully engaged in love making. One shows lovers exchanging tongue kisses & making love while a maid voyeurs. Then a group of superb illustrations showing couples making love while engaged in daily chores, such as spinning thread, washing Kimono, weaving, embroidery, knotting silk cord, papermaking [this is illustrated in Hillier as #108, see notes below], dyeing thread and others. . *** Next shows a very unusual & highly imaginative illustration of a woman under a horse who penetrates her open vulva with huge penis that has a silk cord tied around it. Others show couples engaged in love-making: tea-leaf pickers, fishermen & fisher women, pleasure boat passengers, Shamisen players, and a host of others enjoying a passionate moment. . *** Following is a fascinating physiognomic illustration in the central part of the book, revealing a graphic display of superior feminine sexual markers. A nude woman is depicted showing her places of superior sexual value and locations of excitement. These are individually marked with a tremendous amount of black dots, with a descriptive paragraph of explanation. Jumping to the last page, it continues in this vein, but with focus strictly on the vulva: the various shapes and types, markers of the labia, clitoris and showing the various "types," that is, those with and without pubic hair and the value and comparisons. This section begins with a group of illustrations of erotic

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        [Deed of Sale for Land in New Milford, Connecticut. Signed and Completed in Manuscript. Sealed]

      [New Milford, Conn.], 1751. Chips to edges, mainly at the top with some repairs on the verso, bottom edge with small chip and discoloration where newspaper clipping was removed, paper browned, a few minor splits at the fold, still good, legible, and without loss of text.. 1 sheet. Partially printed document, signed and completed by Sherman, 30 July 1751. Roger Sherman (1721-1793) is the only man to have signed the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and both the Articles of Association and Confederation. This is an early signature, when Sherman was only 30 years old, but was already becoming a force in his community of New Milford, where his position as "Surveyor of Lands for the County of New Haven," to which he was appointed in 1845, brought him some wealth. By 1850, a year earlier than this document, he began publishing his Almanacs and had become active in Town politics. In this deed of sale, David Camp sells land to Amos Northrup. The document is completed in Sherman's hand including his detailed seventeen line description of the land, then signed by him as witness; also signed by Camp, John Hitchcock, the other witness, who was a town official at that time, and Paul Welch, Justice. Recording clerk's notation on verso. This is the earliest signed document by Sherman that we could find offered at auction in at least the last hundred years, the closest being a letter dated 5 October 1752 which sold at Swann's in 2012.

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        Ecole de cavalerie, contenant la connoissance, l'instruction et la conservation du cheval

      Paris, Huart et Moreau, Desaint et Saillant, Durand, Delormel, Pissot, 1751. In-folio, veau marbré moderne à l'imitation, dos à nerfs orné, double filet doré avec fleurons en écoinçons, (8)- 318- (10) pp. Frontispice, vignette de titre, 3 belles vignettes d'entête, 24 planches hors-texte, la plupart d'après Parrocel. Ex-libris Château de Montrevost. Exemplaire lavé mais très bon état. Deuxième édition in-folio. Cette édition reprend celle de 1733, un court traité des haras a été ajouté à la fin de l'ouvrage. "L'un des plus beaux ouvrages qui aient paru en France sur le cheval. Papier, caractères, tout est irréprochable, et les planches de PARROCEL lui donnent une valeur particulière" (Ménessier).

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        Architecture et Parties qui en Dépendent (Architecture and Related Parts)

      Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. Vol. 1 (1751) and the Supplementary Plates Volume (1777) Paris Folio, 253 x 393mm. 33 pages of descriptive text & 73 loose plates with their accompanying 10 text sheets. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 39 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Architecture et Parties qui en Dépendent from volume I of plates, with the additional 34 plates from the Supplementary Volume of Plates. Plates from volume I are numbered 1-39 with thirteen double plates (plates 13, 15-20, 22-24, 27, 28 & 36). Plate 3 has an inch-long tear from the bottom edge. The supplementary plates come in 5 sets. The first of these sets in entitled Architecture and these seventeen plates are numbered 1-17. The second set is entitled Bagne de Brest, and these are numbered 1-3, with two double plates. The next set is entitled Sallon Plan and contains four plates and these are all double plates. The penultimate set is entitled Théatre and these nine plates are numbered 1-9 with one double plate. The last set, Architecture Navale contains one plate which is not numbered. Also with the relevant entries listed under Architecte in the Table Analytique et Raisonnée du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Métiers. Vol 1 (1780). 2 pages (617 & 618) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including Les trois especes 1 page (637) from volume II of the Encyclopédie (1751) including information on Ouvrages du caprice en architecture 2 pages (492 & 702) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including La critique and Les décorations 3 pages (313, 314, & 773) from volume V of the Encyclopédie (1755) including information on Ecole d'architecture and La construction du temple d'Ephese 2 pages (51 & 682) from volume VI of the Encyclopédie (1756) including information on Les proportions and Genre fantastique 3 pages (749, 763 & 764) from volume VII of the Encyclopédie (1757) including information on Architecture gothique, and Architecture grecque 1 page (159) from volume IX of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Architecture des Lacédémoniens 1 page (657) from volume XI of the Encyclopédie (1765) including Corruptions du goût en fait d'ornemens 1 page (468) from volume XIII of the Encyclopédie (1765) including further information on Les proportions 7 pages (537-540, 586, 592, & 839) from volume I of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes Architecture en général, Son antiquité, and Beauté dans les ouvrages 2 pages (406 & 585) from volume II of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes Défaults choquans en architecture and Défaults de convenance 2 pages (367 & 616) from volume I of the Encyclopédie (1751) including information onL'art du dessin and tout tems des architectes 2 pages (891 & 894) from volume IV of the Encyclopédie (1754) including further information on L'art du dessin 2 pages (584 & 770) from volume VII of the Encyclopédie (1757) including Les qualités essentielles à un architecte 2 pages (535 & 536) from volume I of the Supplément à l'Encyclopédie (1776) which includes Projet d'un éstablissement propre à former de grands architectes With some browning to a few leaves. With nineteen text sheets, all the plates from the main volumes are described in great depth. A complete guide to architecture, in particular that contemporary to the Encyclopédie, these plates are also very attractive. The five orders are examined and displayed in detail, with some measured drawing as well. Many examples of 18th-century architecture then follow. Foremost amongst these are the plans by Blondel, also a key encyclopédist, for his Fontaine de la rue de Grenelle, plans for the Colonnade of the Louvre, a project for the Abbaye Royale de Panthemont by François Franque, for the church of the Panthemont, and the Town Hall of Rouen designed by Le Carpentier. Other plans include private houses and further Blondel work, alongside designs for the interiors of new rooms at the Palais Royale. A display of some of the most important building work at the time, this large suite of plates is also of interest as a historical record of buildings and interiors now lost or altered. There are also many plates from the supplement, which again cover a variety of topics. Starting with further plates on the five orders, more measured drawing is included as well. A large section of this supplementary suite is devoted to the Bagne de Brest, where Eugène François Vidocq was famously held. With designs by Raphael and Carac, magnificent plans by Charles De Wailly are also displayed. The penultimate set in this suite contains nine theatre designs, with both interior and exterior views. The suite then closes with a final plate concerning Architecture Navale and tools used in the art. The main article for Architecture by Jaques-François Blondel is included with these plates alongside many other relevant entries. A good introduction to the plates, it is testament to Blondel's understanding and knowledge of architecture. Professor at his own École des arts, Blondel had already written extensively on architecture, with his Traité de la Décoration des Edifices receiving much praise. With numerous creative abilities, as displayed in his work at the Metz Cathedral, he wrote nearly five hundred articles for the Encyclopédie. We see the full scope of his expertise displayed in this article.

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        Mémoire pour le sieur La Bourdonnais, avec les pièces justificatives [Avec :] Supplément au Mémoire du sieur de La Bourdonnais.

      Paris, Imprimerie de Delaguette, 1750-1751, - 2 parties en un fort vol. in-4, 284-220-72-87-15-48-57-19 pp., avec 6 planches hors-texte (4 tableaux dépliants, une carte de Madras, une grande carte volante en couleurs), veau fauve, dos à nerfs cloisonné orné de pièces d'armes, pièce de titre cerise, encadrement de double filet à froid sur les plats, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Plats un peu tachés, mais bon exemplaire. Edition originale, au format in-4 (en même temps sortit un tirage en quatre volumes in-12). Recueil à la pagination chaotique (les pièces justificatives ont chacune leur chiffrage, et pas toujours cohérent), commandité par Pierre-Bertrand Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1699-1753), prisonnier à la Bastille depuis son retour en France en mars 1748, et en attente de son procès, intenté à la suite des manoeuvres malveilllantes de Dupleix. Les pièces comme les cartes du recueil (composées sous la direction de Mahé) forment un précieux ensemble documentaire sur l'Inde française, et les Mascareignes pendant les conflits avec l'Angleterre pendant la Guerre de Succession d'Autriche. Les bibliographies ne signalent que le plan de Madras, mais le planisphère en couleurs est bel et bien intitulé Carte pour l'intelligence du Mémoire de M. de La Bourdonnais, et se rapporte donc directement à notre texte. Corda III, 16. Ryckebusch 4483. Relié à la suite : Observations sur les deux Mémoires à consulter, distribués par la famille du sieur Dupleix. Paris, Imprimerie de Delaguette, 1751, 11 pp. Absent de Corda. Exemplaire de Louis II Colbert de Lignères (1709-1761), petit-fils du grand Colbert et maréchal de camp, avec armes dorées poussées dans les entre-nerfs. O.H.R. 1302. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Moralske Fabler. Med hosføyede Forklaringer Til Hver Fabel.

      1751 1751 - Kiøbenhavn: Trykt paa Autors egen Bekostning 1751. Med træskårne vignetter. [12] + 258 s. Let bruneret eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i samtidigt helskind med rig rygforgyldning. Ryggen med brugsspor. Navn på friblad. * Denne samling rummer udover en gengivelse af en række klassiske fabler også adskillige småstykker, der snarere kunne betegnes historier end fabler. Bogen har ofte været ret strengt bedømt, således skrev Suhm, som selv havde beskæftiget sig med genren 'Nogle Fabler ere gode, som ere tagne af de Engelske. Men andre indeholde ei andet end Ammestuesnak. I intet Skrift er han sig meere uliig'. Senere tider har dog haft en mere positiv opfattelse af værket, en længere fabel om 'Midernes Art og Egenskab' anses nu for et fremragende arbejde. Bogen udkom allerede samme år i en ny udgave på dansk og i tysk oversættelse.Ehrencron-Müller X, 466. Johansen 31.

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