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        Breve relacion sobre la persecucion de nuestra Santa Fe en la Provincia de Kiamnan, y otras Provincias del Imperio de la China, ilustres vidas de los PP. Ant. Joseph Henriquez, y Tristan de Atimis, por el P. Luis de Sequeyra y el P. Juan Simoes, de la Com

      Remarkably rare Manila imprint, narrating the persecution of Jesuits in China. 1751. Manila. Imprenta de la Compañia de Jesus, Nicolas de la Cruz Bagay. In 4to. 3 ff. + 72. Twentieth century speckled calf, boards tooled in blind, spine gilt with lettering piece. Printed on rice paper. Title with minor marginal repairs, else a very good copy. First edition. The work deals with the persecution, arrest, imprisonment and execution of a group of Jesuit missionaries under the Qianlong Emperor. "During the violent outbreak of persecution in Fukien, in 1746, Hukwang and Kiangnan enjoyed a relative peace that lasted until the end of 1747 when two Jesuits working in Kiangnan, Antonio Jose Henriques and Tristano Francesco de Attimis, were arrested, condemned to death and executed" ("China Missions in crisis", Joseph Krahl). After De Attimis and Henriquez? capture, they were subdued to torture "De Attimis who was new in the mission and did not speak the language well, was not treated badly, but Henriques was cruelly tortured on several occasions", apparently Henriquez got the worst part. "Relatan las persecuciones sufridas por los cristianos en 1746 y años siguientes. La Relacion del P. simoens es relativa a la Provincia de Pekin." (Medina). The book is divided into chapters, entitled: "Principio de la persecucion, y castigos con que Dios en este tiempo afligio a los Chinas" [Origin of the persecution and punishments with which God in this time inflicted the Chinese]; "Persecucion del Kiamnan, y su autor. Prision de los Missioneros, y su examen" [Persecution of Kiamnan and its author...], in this particular chapter, there is a reference to Father Tristan de Attimis, by Father Juan de Sexas, that when the former was captured a map was found amongst his papers, a map arguably to be used for a premeditated rebellion; "La sentencia, y muerte a los venerables Padres" [The sentence and death, of the venerable Fathers]; "Breve noticia de la vida de los VV. PP. hasta su Martyrio...". The Jesuit presence in China underwent different periods with the local authorities, some of great favor and some less so. This chapter of the Sino-Jesuit relations is to be considered amongst the most agitated. The relations under the Manchu were overall excellent, especially under Kangxi, who had little hesitation to appoint the Jesuits as advisers on mapping and engineering. The persecution, martyrdom and imprisonment of these priests, was one of the few periods of unrest for the missionaries. Medina does not appear to have seen it. Palau mentions 4 ff. + 72 + 3 ff., which is not the collation for any copy we have found; in fact refers to a 1606 edition quoted by Nicolas Antonio, which would appear difficult as it was written after the events of 1748. The copy at the BNE collates as ours; the Yale copy says only 72. A very rare Manila imprint on rice paper. We could find no copy having been sold at auction and only a handful in institutions. Medina, Manila, 236 (quoting 2ff. instead of 3 ff. as in this copy). Palau, 309407.

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        Plate 57 - Black Frontiniac Grape

      George  Brookshaw (1751-1823)Illustrated plate from Pomona BritannicaLondon: 1804-1812Hand-colored aquatint engraving; Sheet size: 22 1/2" x 18"Excellent conditionThe publication of the ?Pomona? marked the re-emergence of the acclaimed artist into the public eye after a total disappearance of nearly a decade. A successful cabinetmaker with the patronage of the Prince of Wales, Brookshaw suddenly disappeared from view in the mid-1790?s, and with the ?Pomona? he not only trumpeted his return but demonstrated the skills he had acquired in a new metier: botanical art. Characterized by the highest standards of production and artistic quality, the superb illustrations that Brookshaw drew and engraved for the ?Pomona? remain perhaps the most sumptuous and distinctive of the early 19th century.Brookshaw?s fine illustrations make excellent use of the rich, modulated tones that the aquatint process creates. The elegantly arranged and richly colored fruits emerge from deep brown backgrounds or float on a softly mottled light ground, creating a presence unlike that of any other botanical illustrations. Brookshaw asserts in the preface that the Pomona Britannica was an enduring work created for the enjoyment and edification of  ?succeeding generations.? The beauty and uniqueness of his illustrations guarantees the lasting value of this most exceptional work.

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        ELIS. CHRISTINAE AUGUSTAE M. THERESIAE AUGUSTAE MATRI JUSTA FUNEBRIA.

      Typ. Joseph Marelli 1751 In-4 gr. (mm. 352x233), cartoncino molle coevo (con abras.), XXXVI pp. (inclusi: la prima carta che è b. e il belliss. frontespizio/antiporta che illustra il catafalco con figure di angeli e il ritratto di Elisabetta Cristina, madre dell?imperatrice Maria Teresa d?Asburgo), 6 cc.nn. (la penultima con il colophon e una magnifica vignetta inc. in rame da Jac. Mercorus - l?ultima è b.); testo inquadrato in doppio filetto, ornato da due testate, due finali e due grandi capilett., pure inc. in rame da Jac. Mercorus. In fine 18 pregevoli ?medaglioni? incisi, ed iscrizioni in lode della defunta. Il vol. è illustrato da 1 tav. f.t. che raffigura il lato destro dell?interno del Duomo parato a lutto per il funerale, celebrato il 3 febbraio 1751. "Edizione originale". Fresco esemplare marginoso, molto ben conservato.

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        Les Avantures de Telemaque, fils D'Ulysse

      J. Brotherton et al, London, 1751. Later Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Illustrator: N. Parr. Full contemporary calf worn, hinges splitting, handwritten paper spine label. Scattered foxing, otherwise unmarked internally - with a frontis, a little browned and stained, the map with a few minor splits at the folds, and 24 engraved plates. Signed by Robert Treat Paine (signed R.T. Paine) on the top of the title page - Paine was the declaration signer from Massachusetts and the states first Attorney General. Further signed and dated Charles Paine, 1853 on the front pastedown - Charles Jackson Paine (1833-1916), son of Robert Treat Paine, was a Civil War General, and famous sportsman and entrepreneur. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Illustrator: N. Parr. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 044391. .

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        Travels Into Several Remote Nations Of The World In Four Parts By Lemuel Gulliver First a Surgeon, and than a Captain of Several Ships

      Charles Bathurst London 1751. Fifth Edition A contemporary binding which is in very good condition in full brown leather (calf) with five raised bands on the spine and with "I3" in gilt in the third compartment and with gilt borders on the boards. A 16mo mesauring 6 1/2" by 4" with the front and rear joints professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue colored to match the leather (an Etherington repair). The hinges remain tight and strong. The first free end page has been cut leaving about a fourth of its original size. There is a dated "12 May 1814" prior owner's name on the second free end page and a second prior owner's name and date of "1790" at the top edge of the opening page of Part I, and an early ink note quoting the title to Part IV of the book on the rear free end page. Page 29/30 and 31/32 were torn completely, but were repaired years ago with no loss to the text. 296 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of "Dr. Swift" (which has been pinned to the first free end page) and six map plates. This is the fifth edition "corrected" with the title page printed in red and black. Despite the presence of the "I3" on the spine of the book, this is the complete text of all four parts. Our code number = TB26759

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        THESAURUS JURIS (IURIS) FEUDALIS, CONTINENS OPTUMA ATQUE SELECTISSIMA OPUSCULA QUIBUS JUS FEUDALE EXPLICATUR, AB EDITORE ORDINATUS AC SUIS ANNOTATIONIBUS PASSIM ET OPUSCULIS AUCTUS ...(TOMUS II)

      Eichenbergii, Senior. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1751. Hardcover. Law; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 608 pages; (Glasgow Collection # KK315 . G68 1750 no other copies found) THESAURUS JURIS (IURIS) FEUDALIS, CONTINENS OPTUMA ATQUE SELECTISSIMA OPUSCULA QUIBUS JUS FEUDALE EXPLICATUR, AB EDITORE ORDINATUS AC SUIS ANNOTATIONIBUS PASSIM ET OPUSCULIS AUCTUS ...(TOMUS II) A book of law in Latin language. Contents very clean and bright. Vellum covering is contemporary to publication. Wormhole through 20 leaves of front text, occasionally touching, but not obscuring upper corner of text. Illustrated with tailpieces and very brief head pieces. Graphic of title page also available. ; 0 .

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        L'USAGE DES GLOBES CELESTE ET TERRESTRE, ET DES SPHERES SUIVANT LES DIFFERENS SYSTEMES DU MONDE. Accompagné des figures necessaires. Sixiéme edition, revue, & corrigée.

      chez Jacques Guerin et Nyon Fils 1751 In-8 p. (mm. 215x132), p. pelle bazzana coeva (picc. spacchi alle cerniere), dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, tagli rossi, pp. (8),382, ornato da una bella vignetta inc. in rame alla dedica, da graziose testatine, capilettera e finalini, inc. su legno, con 49 tavole inc. in rame f.t. (di cui 25 ripieg.), ciascuna con più figure. L?opera è preceduta da ?un Traité de Cosmographie, où est expliqué avec ordre de tout ce qu?il y a de plus curieux dans la description de l?Univers, suivant les Mémoires & Observations des plus habiles Astronomes & Géographes?. Importante edizione riccamente illustrata. Oltre a fenomeni astrologici, le tavole raffigurano le sfere di Tolomeo e Copernico, il planisfero celeste, i globi terrestre e celeste, una rosa dei venti e soprattutto carte geografiche di tutti i continenti e di molti paesi d?Europa. Cfr. Graesse,I, p. 429 che cita anche la I edizione del 1699 - Cantamessa,I,893, per la I ediz. con sole 26 tavv.: ?E? in realtà opera di astronomia, diretta, come l?A. scrive nella prefazione, a chi non abbia adeguate nozioni di base e voglia apprenderle. In effetti, è un testo di assoluta chiarezza..?. Lievi uniformi ingialliture altrim. esemplare molto ben conservato.

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        The Rudiments of the French Tongue or an Easy and Rational Introduction to French Grammar

      London, 1751. 1st Edition . Leather Bound. Fair. 16mo 6.75"x4.25. Book The Rudiments of the French Tongue or an Easy and Rational Introduction to French Grammar wherein the Principles of the Language are Methodically digested; First Edition; pub'l A. Millar, 1751, London; pp 138; Circular 1" ink library stamp on title and last pages, ink spots on margin of pg. 77 with some smaller marks throughout, orig. full leather, w/splits at hinges but covers holding, covers have wear & spots, spine almost complete w/paper label at top stating "I" and "No." under that in smaller type (#1?), lacks blank end pages, pgs. tight, condition fair; To see picture, click to next;

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        The Siege of Calais, an Historical Novel. Translated from the French

      London: Printed by Charles Say Junior, 1751. 2 Vols., in one, [2], 140; [2], 149, [1]pp., title-pages engraved, early ownership signature of "Tilsley 1767", armorial bookplate of Walter Long, cont. full calf, rubbed. Raven 103.

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        Travels Into Several Remote Nations Of The World In Four Parts By Lemuel Gulliver First a Surgeon, and than a Captain of Several Ships

      Fifth Edition A contemporary binding which is in very good condition in full brown leather (calf) with five raised bands on the spine and with "I3" in gilt in the third compartment and with gilt borders on the boards. A 16mo mesauring 6 1/2" by 4" with the front and rear joints professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue colored to match the leather (an Etherington repair). The hinges remain tight and strong. The first free end page has been cut leaving about a fourth of its original size. There is a dated "12 May 1814" prior owner's name on the second free end page and a second prior owner's name and date of "1790" at the top edge of the opening page of Part I, and an early ink note quoting the title to Part IV of the book on the rear free end page. Page 29/30 and 31/32 were torn completely, but were repaired years ago with no loss to the text. 296 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of "Dr. Swift" (which has been pinned to the first free end page) and six map plates. This is the fifth edition "corrected" with the title page printed in red and black. Despite the presence of the "I3" on the spine of the book, this is the complete text of all four parts. Our code number = TB26759

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        FAERIE QUEEN. With an Exact Collation of the Two Original Editions Published by Himself at London in Quarto; the Former containing the first Three Books printed in 1590, and the latter the Six Books printed in 1596. To which are now added, A New Life of the Author, and Also a Glossary.

      London J. Brindley in New-Bond Street and S. Wright 1751 - 3 volumes. First Complete and First Illustrated Edition and the First with Birch's Life. A fine early antiquarian printing of Spenser's great work, adorned with engraved plates. Elegantly embellished with fine full page engraved double-page copper plates from the original drawings of W. Kent, architect and painter to his Majesty. Large 4tos, handsomely bound in full period polished calf, the covers with elaborate rolled gilt toolwork at the borders, the spines with raised bands gilt stopped and separating compartments fully gilt decorated with corner pieces, border work and central ornamental tools, two compartments with contrasting red and green morocco lettering pieces gilt, marbled endleaves, all edges marbled. lxiii, [2], xxxvii, 453; [ii], 450. [ii], 440 pp. A fine set in fully original state, internally, the text-blocks quite fresh and clean and well preserved, the folding plates with some of the usual offsetting or mellowing, the bindings well preserved though with some wear or weakness at the joints. RARE IN CONTEMPORARY BINDINGS. THE FIRST ILLUSTRATED AND FIRST COMPLETE EDITION. A BEAUTIFUL AND EARLY PRINTED SET OF ONE OF THE GREATEST WORKS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. The text of Books I to VI of Faerie Queen from the editions of 1590 and 1596 in quarto. The fragment of Book VII is from the folio edition of 1609. Included is Birch's Life and Spenser's letter to Sir Walter Raleigh, commendatory verses, dedicatory verses and a collation of the 1590 and 1596. Edmund Spenser stands with the likes of William Shakespeare and John Milton in the history of English poetry. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, and one of the greatest poets in the English language. Spenser was known to his contemporaries as "the prince of poets" and was said by them to be "as great in English as Virgil in Latin". He was greatly preferred over Shakespeare by Queen Elizabeth and many others of the day. He left behind him masterful essays in every genre of poetry, from pastoral and elegy to epithalamion and epic. A century later John Milton would call Spenser "a better teacher than Aquinas" and was greatly influenced by him. Since then generations of readers have admired his subtle use of language, his imagination, his immense classical and religious learning and "his unerring ability to synthesize and, ultimately, to delight". THE FAERIE QUEEN is Spenser’s best known work, and arguably his best. It is especially notable for its form: it was the first work written in what is now called Spenserian stanza, and is also one of the longest poems in the English language. An allegorical work, written in praise of Queen Elizabeth I, is is largely symbolic, the poem follows several knights in an examination of several virtues. It found, not surprisingly, great political favour with Elizabeth I and was such a public success that it quickly became Spenser's defining work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil d'Ouvrages Curieux de Mathématique et de Mécanique, ou Description du Cabinet de Monsieur Grollier de Servière avec près de cent planches en taille-douce. Seconde Edition

      Jombert puis David Forey à Lyon. 1751-1733, paris - Un volume de format in 4° de: faux-titre, deux pages de titre, toutes deux indiquant seconde édition; 11ff. (préface, épîtres, tables); 152 pp.; 4 pp. (table des planches). Ouvrage illustré de 94 planches en taille-douce, des planches différentes portent le même N°, une planche en double. Erreurs de numérotations. Reliure légèrement postérieure en demi veau blond, dos lisse, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches chinées. Intérieur frais. Petit trou de vers sans gravité au dos. Bel état. Quérard III, 486. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "VEDUTA DELLA PIAZZA DELLA ROTUNDA"

      Very good. 1751. . Presso l&#39;Autore a strada felice nel Palazzo Tomati Vicinio della Trinita de Monti". Original etching. The Piazza Della Rotonda, with the Pantheon and Obelisk, From Views of Roma. Hind 17. <BR> <A HREF=&#39;http www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSPI61904.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <A HREF=&#39;http www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSPI61904a.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR>& <A HREF=&#39;http www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSPI61904b.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR>& <A HREF=&#39;http www.oldbooks.com/images/PHBOOKSPI61904c.jpg&#39;> <BR>& <BR>& <A .

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        TRAITE' HISTORIQUE ET DOGMATIQUE SUR LES APPARITIONS, LES VISIONS & LES REVELATIONS PARTICULIERES. AVEC DES OBSERVATIONS SUR LES DISSERTATIONS DU R. P. DOM CALMET, ABBE' DE SENONES, SUR LES APPARITIONS & LES REVENANS LELOUP ET MERIGOT AVIGNON ET PARIS 1751

      LELOUP ET MERIGOT 1751 Deux volumes in-8 (169 x 105 mm), veau fauve marbre', dos lisse orne', pieces de titre et tomaison de maroquin rouge, triple filet entourant les plats, filet sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure d'epoque). Edition originale. Ex-libris Edmond Doutte. To

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        Art de faire éclorre et d`élever en toute saison des oiseaux domestiques de toutes espèces.,

      Paris, l`Imprimerie Royale 1751. - 2. Aufl. 2 Bde. 8°. XVIII, 364 S; Mit insg. 16 gefalt. gest. Taf. u. 11 gest. Illustr. im Text Ldr. d. Zt. Mit reicher Rückengoldpräg., Stehkantenvergold. Mit Exlibris Prinz Ludwig zu Windisch-Graetz. Sarospatak. vgl. Graesse VI, 42 (EA v. 1749) - René Antoine F. de Reaumur (1683-1757), Natur- und Materialforscher mit einem weiten Interessen- und Arbeitsgebiet. Unter andererem verfasste er das vorliegende Werk zur Hühnerzucht. `Er fördert die künstliche Brütung, indem er Hühnereier in einen Hölzernen, mit frischem Pferdemist umgebenen Kasten bringt`. (Darmstädter S. 194) Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité historique et dogmatique sur les Apparitions, les Visions & les Révélations particulières. Avec des Observations sur les Dissertations du R. P. Dom Calmet, Abbé de Sénones, sur les Apparitions & les Revenans

      Leloup et Mérigot, Avignon et Paris 1751 - Deux volumes in-8 (169 x 105 mm), veau fauve marbré, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et tomaison de maroquin rouge, triple filet entourant les plats, filet sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Ex-libris Edmond Doutté. Tome 2 les pages de table sont placées entre les pages 24 et 25. (quelques défauts, frottements sur les charnières, les plats et les coupes, usure aux coins, tome 1 petite déchirure sur le coin inférieur p. 123, petite restauration de papier sur l'angle inférieur des p. 385 et 387, tome 2 petites déchiures pages 169, 237 et 409, rousseurs). // Two octavo volumes (169 x 105 mm), marbled fawn calf, smooth spine tooled, red morocco labels, triple fillet border on covers, fillet on turns-in, red edges (contemporary binding). First edition. Bookplate Edmond Doutté. Volume 2, the pages of table is between pages 24 et 25. (some defects, rubbings on hinges, covers, and turns-in, corners a bit used, vol. 1 small tear on bottom corner p. 123, small restoration of paper on bottom corner pages 385 et 387, vol. 2 small tears pages 169, 237 and 409, brownings).

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        Philosophia botanica in qua explicantur fundamenta botanica cum definitionibus partium, exemplis terminorum, observationibus rariorum, adjectis figuris aeneis.

      Subject: (Linneana). Stoccolma, apud Godofr. Kiesewetter, 1751. 8vo piena pergamena coeva (tassello mod. inc. al dorso in stile antico) pp. (6)-362 con 11 tav. (2 xil. e 9 tav. inc.) fioriture e uniformi bruniture. Hulth, 78 (1a e assai rara edizione originale, priva del ritratto di L. in antiporta come, quasi d'uso). Solo di recente una importante libreria francese ha posto in vendita "Un de tr?s rare exemplaires complets du portrait de Linne en frontispice, qui manque generalement".

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        The Principal Acts of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland Convened at Edinburgh (1751 to 1772 inclusive)

      Covers worn. Some staining and worm damage to the 1751 extracts. The rest are in very good condition without dust jacket. All title pages bound in Leather cover 310mm x 190mm (12" x 7"). The 22 annual extracts bound in a single volume.

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        Historische Nachricht von den Mährischen Brüdern zu Herrnhaag, bei der Graffschaft Büdingen, worin, Was bey und nach ihrer Aufnahme bis jetzo her meistentheils in Politischen Händeln vorgegangen, Aus den Büdingischen Acten zusammen getragen, [.] zu dem Ende, damit daraus das Bedenkliche System der Herrnhuter und dessen Verhältnis in Rücksicht der geist- und weltlichen Gerechtsame Eines Ober-Herrn in einem Staate einiger massen zur Kentnis komme.

      Heinrich Ludwig Brönner, Frankfurt ; Leipzig 1751 - 636 Seiten. HPgtbd. der Zeit, Rückentitel von alter Hand, farbiger Blattschnitt, 17 cm. Beigebunden: "Wahrhaftige und gründliche Entdeckung Einiger Geheimnisse der Herrnhutischen Gemeinden, In einem, an ihre liebe und jüngste Schwester abgefaßten Send-Schreiben, Einer, Durch den Bischof ihrer Seelen, Jesu Christo, Aus den Sclaven-Banden gedachter Gemeinden Erleuchteten und befreyeten Schwester, Maria Philippina Berckin, verehelichte Rönnauin" (Frankfurt u. Leipzig o.V. 1755, 16 Bll., 280, 30 Seiten). Maria Philippina Rönnau beschreibt darin ihre Abkehr von der Brüdergemeinde - bis hin zur Flucht und zu Visionen und Albträumen rund um Zinzendorf, der "gantz rasend ist, er läuft in der ganzen Welt in allen Wäldern herum und verwundet alle Seelen welche zu ihm kommen" (Anhang, Seite 12). - Das Einbandpergament berieben und etwas fleckig, das Bezugspapier der Deckel sauber entfernt (ohne die Ränder des Pergaments und die Spiegel neu zu verleimen), der Buchblock ist von den Vorsätzen fast vollständig gelöst und bedarf buchbinderischer Aufmerksamkeit, vorderer Spiegel mit Besitzvermerk und Notizen von alter Hand, die Rückseite des Titelblatts mit blassem kleinen Besitzstempel, innen vereinzelt gering fleckig, sonst jedoch sehr gutes Exemplar. Sonst und insgesamt ein Exemplar von ausgezeichneter Substanz. 402 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Kungl.

      maj:ts nådige förordning och reglemente för regementerne til fot, angående så wäl execitier, evolutioner, chargeringar; som ock, på hwad sätt tiensten i garnizoner samt i fält skal förättas. Stockholm, i Råd-carmmaren den 10. sept. 1751. Stockholm, Pet. Momma, (1751). 8:o. (12),+ 536 s.+ 5 utvikbara grav. planscher. Enstaka fläckar, fuktrand sid. 43-44 och en planscher fläckig. Något nött samtida pergamentband. Ur Fredrik av Sandebergs bibliotek, med hans exlibris. Detta reglemente, som utarbetats av Adolf Fredrik i samarbete med Johan von Liewen, Carl Adlerfelt och Sigge Sparre, gällde fram till 1781, då ett nytt antogs

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        Geografia universale esposta n? differenti modi ... Quarta edizione col trattato della sfera del medesimo autore

      Subject: (Carte geografiche). Venezia, Francesco Pitteri, 1751, 12 piena pergamena, pp. (24)-442-(2) con 17 ? carte geografiche ripiegate f.t. Gore e consuete arrossature.

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        Descrizione istorica del Monastero di Monte Casino

      DELLA MARRA Flavio. Descrizione istorica del Monastero di Monte Casino con una breve notizia dell?antica Città di Casino, e di S. Germano, per uso e comodo de?forestieri. In Napoli, 1751. In 8vo; pp.138. Vignetta al frontespizio, capilettera riccamente ornati. 2 grandi tavole spieghevoli incise in rame da Francesco Cepparuli. Fior. Pergamena coeva. Rarissima edizione originale. Giustiniani, Bibl. Storica, pag. 101 cita edizione successiva; Lozzi, 2895; Cat. Platneriana, 217; Cicognara, 3999: ?Opera ben estesa per istruire di quel ricco deposito di preziosità?. 5 immagini allegate.

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        Die Lerche.

      Johann Seligmann, Nuremburg 1751 - The Lark. Minor wear and aging along edges. Mark Catesby (1683-1749), born in England, was America's first naturalist/illustrator. He was the first to comprehensively illustrate natural history delineating the American flora and fauna. This selection was etched and published by Johann Seligmann (1720-1762) after Catesby. Please visit our gallery for more Catesby prints. Bird print. Etching with original hand coloring. Page measures 16.75" x 10", image measures 11 5/8" x 8.75".

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        Voyage Autour du Monde, fait dans les annees MDCCXL,I,II,III,IV. Presentement Lord Anson, Commandant en Chef d'une Escadre Envoyée par sa Majeste Britanique dans la Mer du Sud. Tiré des Journaux & autres Papiers ce Seigneur, & publié par Richard Walter. Traduit de l'Anglois.

      Amsterdam et A Leipzig: Chez Arkstee & Merkus, 1751. - 4to mayor. XIV pp, 330 pp, 21 láminas, 13 planos y mapas, todos plegados; algunos de gran tamaño. Cabeceras grabadas al acero y grabados xilográficos. Encuadernación holandesa de época, con rozaduras. Interior en excelente estado. Completo de láminas y grabados. Segunda edición francesa. Según Palau 12865, el redactor de esta obra fue Benjamín Robbin. George Anson (1697-1762) fue Almirante de la Royal Navy, conocido por haber realizado una circunnavegación del globo. Gran parte de su expedición tenía por objeto atacar los navíos y las posesiones de España en las costas del Pacífico en América del Sur y Filipinas miestras Gran Bretaña estaba en guerra con España. Logró capturar el Galeón de Manila Nuestra Señora de Covadonga, lo que le reportó gran fama y riqueza. Palau 12870.

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        COURS DE PHYSIQUE EXPERIMENTALE, traduit de l'anglois par le R. P. Pezenas. Enrichi de Figures.

      - A Paris, Chez Jacques Rollin, Charles Antoine Jombert, 1751, 21x26, 2 tomos: I- XII págs. 1 hoja, 503 págs. 32 láminas grabadas desplegables. II- 2 hojas, IV-636 págs. 46 láminas grabadas desplegables. 1 friso grabado en cada tomo. Gran calidad de los grabados cuyas figuras recuerdan a los de la enciclopedia de Diderot, buen papel con amplios márgenes, limpio, ejemplares bien consevados. Encuadernados de época en plena piel de ternerpo jaspeado con 5 nervios en cada lomera, doble tejuelo, hierros dorados, cortes tintados. (John Theophilus Desaguliers, nacido Juan Teófilo Désaguliers, (La Rochelle, 12 de marzo de 1683 - Londres el 29 de febrero de 1744) fue un científico principalmente conocido en nuestros días como uno de los fundadores de la Franco-masonería. Fue también un defensor ardiente y un propagador de las ideas de Isaac Newton tanto científicas como filosóficas y políticas). Muy buen ejemplar. (54628).

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        An Institute of the Laws of Scotland in Civil Rights

      1751. Bankton, Andrew Macdowall, Lord [1685-1760]. An Institute of the Laws of Scotland in Civil Rights: With Observations Upon the Agreement or Diversity Between Them and the Laws of England. In Four Books. After the General Method of the Viscount of Stair&#39;s Institutions. Edinburgh, Printed by R. Fleming, for A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson, 1751-53. Three volumes. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering pieces to spine. Some rubbing and minor scuffing to boards and extremities, joints starting. Early armorial bookplates (of Alexander Thompson) to front pastedowns. Cracks near front and rear hinges of text blocks, small tears and chips to margins of a few leaves, larger chip to fore-edge of leaf in Volume I with minor loss to side-notes. Contemporary annotations in a few places, interiors otherwise clean. A nice set. * Only edition. With side-notes and comprehensive indexes. The 1707 Act of Union compelled Scottish and English jurists to comprehend each other&#39;s legal systems. As Bankton put it, "now, since the union of the two kingdoms, there is such an intercourse between subjects of South and North Britain, that it must be of great moment that the laws of both be generally understood, and their agreement or diversity attended to; so that people, in their mutual correspondence, may regulate themselves accordingly" (Preface). As one would expect of an eighteenth-century Scottish jurist, the arrangement of the Institute is strongly influenced by the Institutes of Justinian. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 5:72.

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        Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonne des Sciences Des Arts et des Metiers, par une Societe des Gens de Lettres. Mise en Ordre et Publie par M. Diderot.& Quant a la Partie Mathematique, par M. D'Alembert.

      Paris & Amsterdam Chez Briasson, David, Le Breton, Durand, 1751 - "One of the Greatest and Most Remarkable Literary Enterprises of the Eighteenth Century"&#151;Encyclopedia Brittanica DIDEROT, Denis & D'ALEMBERT, Jacques. Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers, par une Sociéte des Gens de Lettres. Mise en ordre et publié par M. Diderot.& quant à la Partie Mathematique, par M. D'Alembert. [I-VII :] Paris: chez Briasson, David, Le Breton, Durand, 1751[1752]-1757 [VIII-XVII]: Neufchastel: chez S. Faulche & Compagnie [Paris], 1765. Seventeen volumes. Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Liberaux, et les Arts Mechaniques, avec leur Explication . Premiere livraison[-Dixieme et derniere livraison, ou onzieme et dernier volume]. Paris: chez Briasson, David Le Breton, Durand, 1762. [Volume VII uniformly bound but "Seconde Edition", Lucca: chez Vincent Giuntini, 1772]. Twelve volumes. Supplement a l'Encyclopedie.Mis en Ordre et Publie par M** [Jean Baptiste Rene Robinet]. Amsterdam: chez M.M. Rey, 1766-77. Four volumes. Table Analytique et Raisonne des Matieres Contenues dans les XXXIII volumes in-folio du Dictionnaire des Sciences . et dans son Supplement. [by Pierre Mouchon.] Paris: (de l'imprimerie de Stoupe), chez Pancoucke; Amsterdam, chez M.M. Rey, 1780. Two volumes. First edition. Complete in thirty-five volumes. Containing over 2,000 engraved plates, some double-page and folding. Contemporary French mottled calf over speckled boards, with red and green morocco spine labels. Spines richly decorated in gilt. With bookplate of Bibliotheque de Mr. Leon Muller-Saint-Mande in each volume. Minimal wear to bindings. A superb copy in an attractive contemporary binding. "A monument in the history of European thought; the acme of the age of reason; a prime motive force in undermining the ancien régime and in heralding the French Revolution; a permanent source for all aspects of eighteenth-century civilization" (PMM). This famous French work that spanned close to thirty years in the making, originated in a French translation of Ephraim Chamber&#146;s Cyclopaedia, begun in 1743 and finished in 1745 by John Mills, an Englishman resident in France. Mills, along with his learned companion, an unknown German writer, Gottfried Selle, applied to the Paris publisher Lebreton to publish the work in four volumes. Mills and Lebreton disputed constantly, so much so that when Mills brought an action against him in regards to his demands for an account, Lebreton pronounced the privilege between them informal, and obtained another one. Mills was despoiled of the work he had both planned and executed and had to return to England. The first volume still refers to Chambers &#145;Dictionnaire&#146; as its main source. The French publisher&#146;s then offered the work to Diderot, who came highly recommended after his well received Dictionnaire universel de medicine, had been published in 1743-45. Diderot found the work handed to him badly composed and full of errors. He then proposed and finally persuaded the publishers to undertake a far more original and comprehensive work. The work was to form eight volumes with at least 600 plates. His friend D&#146;Alembert undertook to edit the mathematics, and at least twenty or more contributors were allotted to various subjects. The contributors were among the major intellectual figures of the day and included such notables as Rembrandt, Rousseau, Voltaire, Montesquieu, Turgot and Buffon. The first volume was published in July 1751, and delivered to the subscribers in August. The second volume appeared in January 1752. "Each volume as it appeared caused a sensation throughout Europe. The court, the church, the judiciary were outraged; the number of subscribers, originally one thousand, rose to four thousand. In 1759, the seven volumes so far published were banned by the French Attorney-General and condemned by the Pope" (PMM). Despite all this, this great work continued to be published by Lebreton until 1765, after which date Panckoucke continued with a four-volum [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Venus Physique

      MAUPERTIUS Pierre Louis Moreau De. Venus Physique. S.l., 1751. In 16mo; pp.240, 5. Ampi margini. Cart. coevo. Blake, pag.293; Garrison Morton, 215.2.

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        Domjaza Postilla, aby: Wukladowanja tych Szenjow nawsitke Nedzelje, Roczne Czaße [.]. - [2 Bde. in 1].

      Schowty, Budyschini [Bautzen] 1751 - 2 Bände in 1, 7 Bll., 268; 696 Seiten. reich blindgeprägter Ldrbd. der Zeit mit Holzdeckeln und Schließenresten, 8to (20 x 16,5 cm). Lutherische Hauspostille in sorbischer Sprache. Übersetzer waren Lange, Böhmer, Schirach und Möhn. Eine zweite Ausgabe erschien 1844. - Einband fachmännisch unter Verwendung des fragmentarisch erhaltenen zeitgenössischen Einbands restauriert, Minierspuren in den Deckeln und zum Teil innen, Titelblatt stark gebräunt, überwiegend etwas fingerfleckig, das Vorwort knapp beschnitten, Seiten 271/272 des zweiten Teils unterlegt und mit Textverlust, letztes Blatt lose, zerschlissen und ebenfalls mit Textverlust. Trotz der massiven Mängel charmantes Exemplar. 1500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis. Jussu Sixti Quinti Pontificis Max. Recognita, Locupletibus SS. Patrum et Aliorum Probatorum S. Scripturae Interpretum Commentariis Illustrata. [.] Sub Directione P. Germani Cartier. - [4 Bände].

      Friderici, Constantiae [d.i. Konstanz] 1751 - 4 Bände, 14 Bll. (sic), 785 Seiten, 26 Tafeln; 4 Bll., 562 Seiten, 3 Tafeln; 1 Bl., 588 Seiten, 6 Tafeln; 1 Bl., 571 Seiten. 26 Bll., 30 Tafeln, Ganzlederbde. der Zeit, farbiger Blattschnitt, 36,5 cm. Vollständig. Mit allen 65 Tafeln. Je 30 Tafeln illustrieren das alte und das neue Testament. Enthält außerdem zwei Tafeln außerhalb der Nummerierung, zwei gestochene Falttafeln und einen gestochenen Plan von Jerusalem. - Zweisprachige Ausgabe -- Lateinisch und Deutsch - mit den Kupfern nach Scheuchzers Physica Sacra. In Text und allen Kupfern vollständige Exemplare. - Einbände berieben und bestoßen und im Bereich der Gelenke an Kopf und Fuß meist etwas eingerissen oder mit kleinen Ausbrüchen, zum Teil mit einigen wenigen kleinen Minierspuren, innen zum Teil etwas fleckig, randfleckig oder wasserrandig, vorne meist Besitzvermerke von alter Hand oder alten Bucheignerzeichen, einige wenige Seiten mit Marginalien von alter Hand, Bd. 1 mit Buntstiftspuren auf der Rückseite von Tafel 25, das letzte Blatt des zweiten Bandes zerschlissen, Seiten 411/412 und 413/414 des dritten Bandes vertauscht, hinterer Vorsatz des vierten Bandes mit randlichem Riss. Trotz der Mängel ordentliche und attraktive Exemplare. 10002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OCTAVARIO SACRO EN OCHO ORACIONES PANEGYRICAS EN ELOGIO DE LAS ANGUSTIAS GLORIOSAS DE MARIA SANTISIMA, INCLYTA PATRONA DE LA CIUDAD DE GRANADA. DECLAMACION SAGRADA EN APLAUSO DE LOS DOLORES DE NRA. SEÑORA A EL SANTO TRIBUNAL DE LA FE

      s.p.I. 1751?., Granada. - Enc. Pergamino. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00&#128; LIBRO EN ESPANOL

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        Über einen elektrischen Telegraphen

      Quart. Unter Rückenfalz geheftet. S. 401-416, mit 2 gestochenen Kupfertafeln. Erste Ausgabe. Selten. - Kirchner, 490. Poggendorff II, 954. Wheeler Gift 709. - Soemmerrings Erfindung des elektrischen Telegraphen basierte auf der Zusammenführung der elektrolytischen Zerlegung von Wasser mit der Oxydationsreaktion des Wasserstoffs. Zur Übermittlung eines Zeichens wurde vom Sender eine Spannung engelegt, die beim Empfänger an spezifischer Stelle einer mit Säure gefüllten Glassäule die Elektrolyse auslöste. Mithilfe einer Dechiffrierungsskala zeigten die dort erzeugten Gasblasen das übermittelte Zeichen an. Zur Übertragung der Spannung verwendete Soemmerring insgesamt 35 Leitungen, die jeweils das Signal für einen Buchstaben oder eine Zahl von 0 bis 9 übertrugen. Obwohl das Prinzip der Übermittlung auf einer Erfindungen von Francisco Salva Campillo (1751-1828) beruhte, wird Soemmerring als der Erfinder der elektrischen Telegraphie betrachtet, da er als erster die Anwendungsmöglichkeit des Prinzips in eine Apparatur umsetzte, die ihn in die Lage versetzte Zeichen über große räumliche Distanzen (3,5 km) zu übertragen. Soemmerring demonstrierte seine Apparatur 1809 vor der Baierischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

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        Travels Into Several Remote Nations Of The World In Four Parts By Lemuel Gulliver First a Surgeon, and than a Captain of Several Ships

      Charles Bathurst,, London: 1751 - A contemporary binding which is in very good condition in full brown leather (calf) with five raised bands on the spine and with "I3" in gilt in the third compartment and with gilt borders on the boards. A 16mo mesauring 6 1/2" by 4" with the front and rear joints professionally reinforced with Japanese tissue colored to match the leather (an Etherington repair). The hinges remain tight and strong. The first free end page has been cut leaving about a fourth of its original size. There is a dated "12 May 1814" prior owner's name on the second free end page and a second prior owner's name and date of "1790" at the top edge of the opening page of Part I, and an early ink note quoting the title to Part IV of the book on the rear free end page. Page 29/30 and 31/32 were torn completely, but were repaired years ago with no loss to the text. 296 pages of text. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of "Dr. Swift" (which has been pinned to the first free end page) and six map plates. This is the fifth edition "corrected" with the title page printed in red and black. Despite the presence of the "I3" on the spine of the book, this is the complete text of all four parts. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ecole de Cavalerie. Contenant la Connaissance, l'Instruction et la Conservation du Cheval.

      Huart; Desaint; Saillant., Paris 1751 - Seconde Edition. Un volume de format in folio (42x28cm) de 4ff. (titre, dédicace, préface), 318 pp.; 6ff. (tables des chapitres et articles, privilège.). Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice et de 5 bandeaux de Parrocel; de 24 planches hors texte dont certaines dépliantes par Parrocel ou Coquart pour les planches techniques, le tout gravé sur cuivre.Reliure début 19ème; pleine basane brune, dos à nerfs orné; décor doré, titre doré. Tranches rouges. Epidermures sur les plats; ouvrage parfaitement relié. Quelques pâles et rares rousseurs dans le texte. Exemplaire en bonne condition.Ex-libris de H. Vieillard, porcelainiers à Bordeaux.

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        Six New Designs for Convenient Farm-Houses, With Their Proper Offices, &c. Wherein are laid down, All the Necessary Dimensions and Estimates of each Design, and every Separate Part. Both In Brick and Stone. Adapted more particularly to the Western Counties in England, an d the whole Principality of Wales. Calculated on a Plan more practicable than any published heretofore. The largest Estimate not exceeding 480 Pounds, and the Smallest under 280. Part I

      London: Printed for Robert Sayer..., 1751. 8vo (in 4s), 187 x 116 mms., pp. 22, six folding engraved plates. BOUND WITH: New Designs for Chinese Bridges, Temples, Triumphal Arches, Garden Seats, Palings, Obelisks, Termin&#39;s, &c. on Fourteen Copper Plates. Together With full Instructions to Workmen annex&#39;d to each particular Design; A Near Estimate of their Charge, And Hints Where with most Advantage to be Erected. The Whole Invented and Drawn by Will. and John Halfpenny, Architects. Part II. London: Printed for R. Sayer... and J. Brindley..., 1751. 8vo (in 4s), 187 x 116 mms., pp. 8, 14 engraved plates (four folding), numbered 15 - 28. BOUND WITH: New Designs for Chinese Doors, Windows, Piers, Pilasters, Garden Seats, Green Houses, Summer House, &c. On Sixteen Copper Plates. Together with Instructions to Workmen, annex&#39;d to each particular Design; The whole Invented and Drawn by by Will. and John Half Penny, Architects. Part III. London: Printed for Robert Sayer...., [no date; 1751]. 8vo (in 4s), 187 x 116 mms., pp. 8, 16 engraved plates (7 folding), numbered 29 - 44, contemporary marbled boards (rubbed), recent leather spine, a very good copy with the contemporary armorial bookplate of E. S. & H. Lloyd on the front paste-down end-paper. A curious compilation, consisting of one part of one book and two parts of another, though the two pages of adverts in the third item suggest that customers, presumably architects or builders, could buy separate parts to suit their own convenience. The identity of William Halfpenny as Michael Hoare (d. 1755) was was revealed in Batty Langley&#39;s Ancient Masonry (1736). During the last several years of his life, Halfpenny published a wide variety of designs and plans for country houses, parsonages, farmhouse, and generally just about any building that human beings might inhabit or structures for aesthetic purposes. All of Halfpenny&#39;s works are uncommon,

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        España Sagrada, VI. De la Santa Iglesia de Toledo en quanto Metropolitana. Añadense algunos apendices de documentos hasta hoy no publicados; ilustrando el Chronicon del Biclarense con los de San Isidoro, y respondiendo en el Prologo a un moderno estrangero [Mamachi] sobre la Venida de Santiago

      Madrid, por Antonio Marín, 1751. 4to.; 32 hs., 578 pp. Primera edición. Encuadernación piel marbreada, de la época, con lomera ornada.

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        An Enquiry Into The Causes of the late Increase of Robbers, &c. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil

      London: A. Millar, 1751. First edition. leather_bound. Early 20th century full green morocco, backstrip slightly sunned. Aeg. Fine./No Dust Jacket. 127 pages. 20 x 12.5 cm. This edition was 1500 copies, a substantial issue for the time; a second edition published 12mo, that same year with 203 pages -- obviously of topical social interest. This is perhaps his most significant pus lication concerning social reform in the ever frustrating connection between poverty and crime. Two page review of this title from January, 1751, issue of "The Universal Magazine" bound at rear. CROSS III, 320. "One is uncertain which to admire most, Fielding&#39;s exact knowledge of the law, his common sense, or that lofty idealism and faith in human nature which led him to believe that crime might some day have an end." Bound by Riviere, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, triple gilt cover border fillets, inner dentelles.

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        Plegtige Inhuldining Van Zyne Doorluctigste Hoogheidt, Willem Karel Henrik Friso, Prinse Van Oranje En Nassau, Enz. Enz. Als Markgraaf Van Vere; Op Den1. Juny Des Jaars 1751. Ten verzoeke der Ed. Agtb. Heren Regeerders dier Stad Uit Egte Stukken Beschreven, etc

      Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion, 1751. First edition. Hardcover. Modern half brown calf and marbled boards, raised bands, front cover red leather label lettered in gilt. Fine./No Dust Jacket. [10], 4, 52 pages. Folio, 42 x 27 cm. Title page in red and black, eleven engraved plates, one folding. Dutch fete book celebrating the inauguration as Marquis de Vere of Prince Willem Hendrik Friso of Orange-Nassau (1748-1806) then three years old and reigning as Willem V, until the Revolution of 1795. The plates illustrate the triumphal arches, decoration of the de Vere towhnouse and other temporary structures, with a a final plate illustrating in great detail the great sixteenth century silver covered chalice of Maximilian of Burgundy. Contains the four page poem at rear often lacking. VINET 642. LANDWEHR, SPLENDID CEREMONIES 227. Dusting to title page at margins, interior contents clean and fresh, handsome copy.

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        Hermes: or, A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Language and Universal Grammar.

      London: Printed by H. Woodfall, 1751 - xix,426pp.+(26pp.) Rebound dark blue cloth with gilt title on spine. Joint of rear cover sl.rubbed. All edges sunned. Ink signature on fron fly leaf (K.Kihara). Pencil notation on title page. Partly spotted on many pages. 19.8x12.8cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plate 50 - Black Muscadine

      George  Brookshaw (1751-1823)Illustrated plate from Pomona BritannicaLondon: 1804-1812Hand-colored aquatint engraving; Sheet size: 22 1/2" x 18"Excellent conditionThe publication of the ?Pomona? marked the re-emergence of the acclaimed artist into the public eye after a total disappearance of nearly a decade. A successful cabinetmaker with the patronage of the Prince of Wales, Brookshaw suddenly disappeared from view in the mid-1790?s, and with the ?Pomona? he not only trumpeted his return but demonstrated the skills he had acquired in a new metier: botanical art. Characterized by the highest standards of production and artistic quality, the superb illustrations that Brookshaw drew and engraved for the ?Pomona? remain perhaps the most sumptuous and distinctive of the early 19th century.Brookshaw?s fine illustrations make excellent use of the rich, modulated tones that the aquatint process creates. The elegantly arranged and richly colored fruits emerge from deep brown backgrounds or float on a softly mottled light ground, creating a presence unlike that of any other botanical illustrations. Brookshaw asserts in the preface that the Pomona Britannica was an enduring work created for the enjoyment and edification of  ?succeeding generations.? The beauty and uniqueness of his illustrations guarantees the lasting value of this most exceptional work.

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        Tab 81 - Phalaena Ministra (Orange Brown-barred Moth)

      John Abbot (1751- ca. 1840) & Sir James Smith (1759-1828)Plate from The Natural History of the Rare Lepidopterous Insects of GeorgiaLondon : Printed by T. Bensley, for J. Edwards [etc.] 1797.Engraving with original hand colorFramed size: 23? x 19 1/2?Condition: very good John Abbot was one of the best natural history artists working in North America during the pre-Audubon era. He was born in Turnham Green, west London, in 1751, but emigrated to America in 1773, arriving in Virginia, before settling in Georgia in 1775. There he spent much of his life studying and completing a large series of drawings of local birds and insects. The majority of his drawings, like many artist (he completed more than 5000 watercolors) remained unpublished during his lifetime. His reputation languished until 1896, when his ornithological works were re-discovered. The quality and range of Abbot?s work places him on a parallel level to Catesby, Wilson, and Audubon, and he recorded the fauna of Georgia more thoroughly and at an earlier date than any other region of America. Abbot?s work was edited by Sir James Smith, botanist, co-founder and first president of the Linnaean Society in London. John Abbot was involved in the study of natural history before he left England and is known to have kept in touch with scientific friends in London. It is unknown who contacted whom with the suggestion for the present publication, but the introduction between Smith and Abbot was probably arranged by a mutual London friend. The Linnaean Society have notes from Abbot to Smith with suggestions about the form the work. Writing in the preface, Smith notes that ?The materials of the following work have been collected on the spot by a faithful observer, Mr. John Abbot, many years resident in Georgia, who, after having previoously studied the metamorphoses of English insects, pursued his enquiries among those of Georgia and the neighbouring parts of North America. The result of observations he has delineated in a style of beauty and accuracy which can scarcely be excelled, and has accompanied his figures with an account, as well as representation, of the plants on which each insect chiefly feeds, together with many circumstances of its manners, times of the different metamorphoses, and other interessting particulars.? 

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        A CONTINUATION OF THE ESSAY UPON FIELD- HUSBANDRY, AS IT IS, OR MAY BE ORDERED IN NEW- ENGLAND

      New London: Timothy Green, 1751.. [2],32pp. 16mo. Modern blue cloth, gilt-lettered spine. Titlepage trimmed along top edge, touching the top of the first two words of the title. Hole (perhaps a paper flaw) in blank inner margin of the titlepage, not affecting text. Old dampstain throughout. Good. The rare third part of the landmark series of six essays on American agriculture by Jared Eliot. Though the title indicates that the text is limited to New England, Eliot discusses the state of "field husbandry" throughout the colonies, including New York and the South. The DAB emphasizes that for a long time these essays were "the most widely read and prized agricultural essays in America." This third essay contains much on the growing of grains, including wheat, barley, oats, and millet, as well as "Indian corn," and also discusses the need to drain swampland in order to reclaim it for crops. Through his agricultural essays Eliot helped to introduce the concept of soil conservation in the British colonies, and was largely responsible for introducing the silk industry to colonial America. Over the course of the six essays Eliot dismisses the opinion of some in Great Britain that the colonies are of little use. Eliot argues that as the colonial population increases, the number and quality of goods the colonies are able to send to Great Britain will also increase. But more importantly, the demand for British goods will likewise rise, giving Great Britain the double benefit of a greater supply network and a larger market. Eliot is also remembered fondly in New Haven for establishing Yale&#39;s first endowed fund to buy books, a legacy which funds purchases to this day. EVANS 6666. NAIP w037582. JOHNSON, NEW LONDON IMPRINTS 534. RINK 1084. ANB 7, pp.400-1. DAB VI, pp.78-79.

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        An Exposition of the Book of Solomon&#39;s Song, Commonly Called Canticles : Wherein the Authority of it is Established and Vindicated, Against Objections Both Ancient and Modern; Several Versions Compared with the Original Text The Different Senses, Both of Jewish and Christian Interpreters Considered; and the Whole Opened and Explained in Proper and Useful Observations ; to Which is Added, the Targum, or Chaldee Paraphrase Upon the Whole Book....

      London : Printed For John Ward; And George Keith, 1751. The second edition with additions. Physical desc. : 26 cm. [4], 564p. , plate : port. ; (4to) . Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCN9558. Subject: Bible. - O. T. Song of Solomon - Commentaries. Color underlining (not extensive) . Full contemporary aniline calf. Panel edges rubbed and dulled. Professionally re-spined with raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Parliamentary or Constitutional History of England; being a Faithful Account Of all the Most remarkable Transactions in Parliament, From the earliest Times. Collected From the Journals of both Houses

      London: Thomas Osborne and William Sandby,, 1751-1761. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily REDUCED by 10% until Sunday, Sept. 1. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! the Records, original Manuscripts, scarce Speeches, and Tracts; all compared with the several Contemporary Writers, and connected, throughout, with the History of the Times. By Several Hands.; first edition; 24 volumes including the General Index, minor variations to subtitles and imprints; library markings including book plates and hand stamps on interior pages, quarter leather bindings worn and dry with some sides detached and the index volume missing a side, one volume and the index have the text block broken into two sections, light general age toning but paper not fragile, three of the volumes have the book plate of Sir Everard Fawkener and probably others under the library book plates. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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