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        A New Geographical and Historical Grammar,

      W. Johnston, 1751., - 608 Thomas Salmon, A New Geographical and Historical Grammar, hrsg. 1751, William Johnston, London, 8° OLbd d. Zeit,608 S mit 23 gefalteten Landkarten in Kupferstichausführung! 2. Ausgabe dieses raren Werkes. Einband ziemlich abgenützt, Rücken gebr. Innen guter Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1751.. xv,[1],[1]-127,[1]pp. Octavo. Modern speckled calf, gilt extra, by Riviere, a.e.g.. Just a trace of minor wear to extremities, otherwise a fine copy in modern dress, with the bookplate of J. K. Lilly Jr. Half morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition. A second edition, with some modest revisions, was soon called for, in spite of what authorities note was a substantial first printing of 1500 copies. The work was Fielding's most substantial work on social issues, and about it Cross remarks: "If any other justice of the peace ever made so valuable a contribution to the literature of crime, I do not know his name. One is uncertain which to admire most - Fielding'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." CROSS III:320-1. XIMENES 92:84. ESTC T89870.

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        Prüfung der Secte die an allem zweifelt. Mit einer Vorrede des Herrn von Haller.

      Göttingen, Abram Vandenhoecks seel. Wittwe, 1751. 8°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette. 55, 400 S., Mod. HLdr. m. gepr. Rückenschild. Seltene erste dt. Ausgabe dieser umfangreichen Streitschrift gegen die aufklärerischen Schriften und Meinungen des Pierre Bayle in der Übersetzung Albrecht von Hallers mit dessen 55-seitiger Vorrede, in der sich Haller entschieden gegen Bayle stellt. - Der Verfasser Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey (1711-97) war Prof. der Philosophie in Berlin. - Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Lundsgaard 633; Holzmann/B. III, 10239. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Formey, Prüfung der Secte die an allem zweifelt. Mit einer Vorrede des Herrn von Haller, Bayle

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        Jurisprudentia Criminalis Secundum Praxim & Constitutiones Hungaricas.

      1751. With Laws on Witches and Vampires Bodo, Matyas. Jurisprudentia Criminalis Secundum Praxim & Constitutiones Hungaricas in Partes Duas Divisa. Cujus Pars Prior, Jus & Processum Criminalem Publica Delicta & Malefactores, Modumque Contra Eos Procedendi, In Genere; Pars Posterior, Crimina Publica & Privata, Eorumque Poenam & Modum Puniendi, In Specie, Exponit. Bratislava: Ex Typographia Joannis Michaelis Landerer, 1751. [xii], 325, [14] pp. Folio (12-1/4" x 8"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, marbled endpapers, edges rouged. Some rubbing to extremities, minor scuffing to boards, small bump to fore-edge of front board. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places. Early owner signature to front endleaf, interior otherwise clean. $1,000. * Only edition. This is a handbook on criminal law and procedure for lawyers and legislators in Slovakia, then part of the Kingdom of Hungary. At this time Hungarian criminal law was identical in most respects to that of Austria and the German states. It even adopted some of the Enlightenment's ideas about the use of torture. However, it has a more conservative view of adultery and "crimes against nature." It even has a large number of laws concerning vampirism and witchcraft. OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, Yale). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        A Hint on Duelling. In a Letter to a Friend.

      1751. Rare English Anti-Dueling Pamphlet [Dueling]. [Great Britain]. A Hint on Duelling: In a Letter to a Friend. London: Printed for M. Sheepey, 1751. [iv], 22 pp. With a half-title. Octavo (8" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in contemporary marbled wrappers. Light rubbing, a few creases to wrappers. Moderate toning to text, light soiling to preliminary leaves and verso of final leaf. Early owner inscription to head of half-title, interior otherwise clean. A nice copy of a rare title. $2,500. * First edition. The author does not want to suppress dueling in all cases, but suggests that the practice could be diminished substantially by the "The erecting of a proper Court, A Tribunal of Honour," where aristocratic court officers and jurymen "shall sit to prevent the Calamities of which Duelling may be productive, or to exact proper penalties of the proper offenders. No longer let Men of Honour be hauled before incompetent judges, whose Stations incapacitate them from sympathizing with the Accused, or entering into the merits of the Case; but let them have the Common Right of Englishmen and be tried by their Peers. No longer let the unfortunate Challenger, but he who made the challenge unavoidable, be punish'd. No longer let a shameful Death be the Retribution of an Action which the Voice proclaims it Infamous to Decline. The Decision of Men of adequate Character and Authority would in most Cases after Insults received prevent Duels; and where they fail'd, a due-proportioned Punishment judiciously and impartially inflicted would soon lessen the frequency of the practice" (12-13). A second edition was published in 1752. It provoked a response by Abraham Clarke entitled, A Home-Thrust at Duelling, Intended as an Answer to a Late Pamphlet Intitled, A Hint on Duelling. Both editions of A Hint are rare. OCLC and the ESTC locate 1 copy (Lambeth Palace Library) and 2 copies of the second edition (British Library, National Library of Scotland). English Short-Title Catalogue T202128.

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        Recueil De Dissertations Anciennes Et Nouvelles; Sur les Apparitions, les Visions & les Songes.

      Jean-Noel Leloup, 1751-2., Avignon & Paris: - Pagination: [12],clxii, [14],192; [4],287,[1]; [4],xii,336; [4],312p. Contemporary calf-backed, paste-paper decorated boards, minor shelf wear to edges, hinges cracked but strong, gilt rules on spines, title labels chipped, edges speckled in colors. Tiny annotation of p.277 of vol.4, otherwise text is clean, very nice copies. Lenglet DuFresnoy (1674-1755) French historian and first bibliographer of alchemy."His passion was to write, think, act, and live, with a kind of cynical freedom; and though badly lodged, clothed, and fed, he was still satisfied; liberty to say and write what he pleased; which liberty, however, he carried to so great an extreme, and so strangely abused, that he was sent to the bastille ten or twelve times."[Chalmers]Contains his long dissertation on apparitions as well as, selections from various works on examples of apparitions; legal documents relating to them and various other short pieces. Citations: Caillet 6498. Esoterica 2631. Cornell, Witchcraft, 344. Coumont L53.2. Yves-Plesses 403. Casanatense 725. Guaita 1544. Ouvaroff 1742. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sakelyke en Prackticale Verklaringe van het Boek Jobs. Getrouwelyk uit het Engelsch Vertaalt, door Jan Ross. Met een Breede Voorreden over de Goddelykheit, en het rechte Gebruik der H. Schriftuere, tegen alle heilloose Atheistery, Enthusiastery, en Pelagianery, door Theodorus van der Groe.

      Leyden, Abraham Kallewier 1751/1752. 2 delen, (92) 796, (86) 849 (1) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (mooie set, drukfouten dl.1 verkeerd gebonden, klein wormgaatje in binnenste marge ca. 100 pagina's dl.1).

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        Serenissimo . Landgraviatvs Hasso-Darmstadini . Auctor devotissimus Christophorus Max. Pronner . studio Homannianorum Heredum. 1754. Sex haec folia terras contiguas exhibent sequentes. I. Folium ubi videntur Moguntinae Palatinae Treviranae ad Rhenum Wormatia usq. ad Coblenz. it Comit infer. Catzenelnbog. it Nassau-Idstein, Franckfurt. II. Folium exhibet Terras Moguntinas ad Fl. Maenum Comit Erbach Würzburg, B. Fridberg, Com. Hanau, Ysenburg. III. Folium Terras Colon. Treviranas, Nassovienses, Siegen, Dillenburg, Dietz, Usingen, Comit. Solms. IV. Folium, Terr. Hasso-Casselanas ad Fl. Lahn, ubi Marburg, Stollberg Geudern, Ysenb. Budingen. Terras Fuldenses. V. Folium, Duc. Westphaliae, Com. Witgenstein, Marck. VI. Folium, Hasso-Casselanas, ub

      - 6 altkolorierte Kupferstiche v. Tobias Mayer n. Christoph Max Pronner b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, dat. 1751 u. 1754, 129,5 x 103,5 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 138. - 6teilige Hessen-Darmstadt-Karte. - Titelkartuschen auf Kartenteil eins (links unten) u. sechs (rechts oben). - Zeigt das Gebiet Koblenz/Worms, Würzburg, Kassel und Büren/Dortmund. - Die Karte von sechs seperaten Platten gedruckt (nicht zusammengesetzt). - Tadellos erhalten. Karte 1: zeigt den Rheinlauf zwischen Worms und Boppard mit den hessischen Herrschaftsgebieten. Karte 2: zeigt das Gebiet Hanau, Bad Orb, Würzburg und Erbach. - Mittig Aschaffenburg. Karte 3: zeigt den Westerwald zwischen Koblenz, Drolshagen, Bidenkopf und Usingen. Karte 4: zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Giessen, Wächtersbach, Fulda und Alsfeld. Karte 5: zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Dortmund, Büren, Hatzfeld und Olpe. - Mittig Meschede. Karte 6: zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Wünnenberg, Kassel, Hirschfeld und Frankenberg (Eder) - Oben rechts zweite Kartusche mit Auflistung der Herrschaftsgebiete zu den 6 einzelnen Karten. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Handwritten German Manuscript: Inventory And Division Of Assets Of Maria Baltzinger And Mathias Steib, Weier-Horburg, Alsace, 1751. (Inventarium Und Abtheillung, Weylandt der tugendtgsamben Maria Balzingerin dess Ehrengeachten H. [Herrn] Mathias Steiben des Gerichts Undt hochfurstlich Pffalz Zweybruerhischen Dienschaft Meyeren allhier gewesten Ehlichen Haussfrawen seelich Verlassenschaft in welchem Inventario auch gedachten H. [Herrn] Steiben sammentliche Vermogen mit begrussen so angefangen Undt aussgerichtet worden. Zu Weyer bey Horburg den 13 Septembris 1751)

      Weier near Horburg (Wihr-en-Plaine), 1751. tall quarto (8 1/2? x 13?), 418 pages. Original manuscript containing the complete inventory and division of assets of Maria Balzinger (Baltzinger), deceased wife of Mathias Steib, member of the local court and tenant of Pfalz-Zweibrucken ducal estate at Weier near Horburg, in the Alsace region. The entirety of Mathias Steib?s assets are also listed. A formidable record, comprised of a number of lengthy narrative sections, together with meticulously detailed inventories of personal and real property, with monetary valuations for each, and the names of the persons to whom they were distributed. Includes full transcriptions of the couple?s original marriage agreements, initially recorded at the City Hall in Colmar, November 26, 1703. A valuable primary resource, containing a wealth of genealogical and historical data for an influential Alsace family. Entirely handwritten in Alte Deutsche Schrift , with two of the long narrative sections repeated in French. A prodigious document, containing 209 leaves of handmade watermarked laid paper, written on both sides, for a total of 418 pages of text. Dated at Weier near Horburg, September 13, 1751. Fine condition, original sewn binding, not cased. There is a single small chip, 8mm x 5mm in size, on the cover page, repaired on the verso with japan paper, text unaffected. Clean, crisp, bright, paper supple, sewing tight. Separately laid-in is the original bill for the work of transcription, which unabashedly reads as follows: ?Mr. Mathias Steib, administrator and judge here in Weier near Horburg, has to pay me, the person who signed below, from the assets he inherited fifty-three Louisdor, which is the fee for writing everything up. In addition, he has to pay a fee of eighteen Louisdor for listing Anna Maria?s assets, and a fee of sixteen Louisdor for writing up Mathias?s assets. Altogether this amounts to eight-eight Louisdor - one Louisdor has to be paid for making out the bill.? The bill is signed ?Laurent? and dated at Weier, March 24, 1752.

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        Code Frédéric ; ou corps de Droit, pour les Etats de Sa Majesté le Roi de Prusse : Fondé sur la Raison, & sur les Constitutions du Pays ; dans lequel le Roi a disposé dans un ordre naturel, retranché les Loix étrangères, aboli les subtilités du Droit Romain, & pleinement éclairci les doutes & les difficultés, que le même Droit & ses Commentateurs avoient introduit dans la Procédure ; établissant de cette manière un Droit certain et universel. Traduit de l'Allemand par A.A. de C. Avec l'exposition abrégée du Plan du Roi pour la Réformation de la Justice, par M. Formey.

      1751-1752 1751 - 3 parties en 3 vol. petit in-8 de 38-XXV-(1)-412-(4) pp. ; XL-384 pp. ; (4)-(385 à) 780 pp. , veau marbré, dos ornés à nerfs, pièces de titre et d tomaison en maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Première édition française de cette première tentative de codification en Europe. Le texte a été rédigé par Samuel de Cocceji, traduit par Alexandre-Auguste de Campagne. Extrait de la très longue notice consacrée au Code Fréderic par l'Encyclopédie de Diderot et d'Alembert : « Le Code Frédéric, est un corps de droit composé par ordre de Charles-Frederic, aujourd'hui roi de Prusse, électeur de Brandebourg, pour servir de principale loi dans tous ses états. Ce qui a porté ce prince à faire cette loi nouvelle, est l'incertitude & la confusion du droit que l'on suit dans l'Allemagne en général, & en particulier de celui que l'on suivoit dans les états de Prusse (.). Pour à tous ces inconvéniens, le roi de Prusse régnant, fit lui-même un plan de réformation de la justice (.). Ce plan contenoit en substance, que l'homme est né pour la société ; ce n'est que par là qu'il diffère des animaux : la société ne sauroit se maintenir ou du moins ne peut procurer à l'homme les avantages qui lui conviennent, si l'ordre n'y règne ; c'est ce qui distingue les nations policées des sauvages : les sociétés les mieux établies sont exposées à trois sortes de troubles, les procès, les crimes, & les guerres ; les guerres ont leurs lois dans le droit des gens, les crimes & les procès font l'objet des lois civiles : mais les procès seuls ont été l'objet de cette réformation (.) Il a été publié en langue Allemande, afin que chacun pût entendre la loi qu'il doit suivre. M. A. A. de C. conseiller privé du roi, a traduit ce code en François le plus littéralement qu'il étoit possible. Suivant cette traduction, l'ouvrage est intitulé code Frédéric ou corps de droit pour les états de sa majesté le roi de Prusse. La suite du titre ànnonce que ce code est fondé sur la raison & sur les constitutions du pays ; qu'on y a disposé le droit Romain dans un ordre naturel, retranché les lois étrangères, aboli les subtilités du droit Romain, & pleinement éclairci les doutes & les difficultés que le même droit & ses commentateurs avoient introduits dans la procédure ; enfin que ce code établit un droit certain & universel. On verra cependant qu'il y a encore plusieurs lois différentes admises dans certains cas (.). Tel est en substance le système de ce nouveau code, par lequel on peut juger de la forme du gouvernement & des moeurs du pays par rapport à l'administration de la justice ; il seroit à souhaiter que l'on fit la même chose dans les autres états où les lois ne sont point réduites en un corps de droit ». Très bon exemplaire. De menus défauts : petit accident aux coiffes, coins usés. 1 feuillet déplacé.

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        London Almanack for the year of christ 1752.

      London Company of Stationers () 1751 - 5,9 x 3,5 cm. 19 n. n. lithogr. S. mit 1 Titelvign., 1 Kopfvign. und 1 gest. Ansicht über 4 Seiten (The Archbishop of Canterbury's Palace). Maroquin d. Zt. rot, goldgepr. Ornamente. Marm. Vorsätze. (Einband ber. u. best., Titelseite zur Hälfte abgeschnitten, Ansicht und wenige Seiten, Schntt etw. rostfl.). With engraved title vignett, 1 head vignette and 1 engraved view extending over 4 pages. Marocco in red, marbled endpapers. 2,24 x 1,34 inches. Buch

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        Arkadische Landschaft mit dorischem Tempel.

      - Graphit und Sepiakreide, auf Karton mit Kreidegrundierung, im Unterrand mit Widmung „Offert par Mlle Czernichew a son ancien ami et a son chèr maitre Monsieur Fuguer". Verso von der Künstlerin bezeichnet „Accepte le avec indulgeance mon cher maitre personne rien à plus besoin que la C. Nina Czernichew." 13,3:17,4 cm. Mit „M. de Fuguer" ist wohl der Wiener Akademieprofessor Heinrich Füger (1751-1818) gemeint, was vermuten läßt, daß Nina Czernichew zumindest Privatunterricht – Frauen war zu diesem Zeitpunkt das Studium an der Wiener Kunstakademie noch nicht erlaubt – bei diesem berühmten Künstler hatte.

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        Junger Künstler, der seine Zeichnungen, die über einem Holzgestell liegen, zum Kauf anbietet.

      - Schwarze Kreide, weiß gehöht, auf bräunlich gefärbtem Bütten, links unten wohl von fremder Hand bezeichnet „Kobell f", rechts unten signiert „Kobell – fe.". Ca. 23,5:27,5 cm. Papier leicht fleckig. Der schon zu Lebzeiten geschätzte Sohn des Marinemalers Hendrik Kobell (1751-1779) kam kurz nach dessen Tod im Alter von einem Jahr in ein Waisenhaus nach Utrecht und studierte dort bei dem Tiermaler und Bildhauer W.R. van der Wall (1756-1813). 1805 wurde Kobell Mitglied des Utrechter „Schilderscollege", zwei Jahre später gründete er gemeinsam mit P.C. Wonder (1780-1852) die „Kunstliefde". 1810-1812 lebte er in Paris, wo er Werke des bedeutenden holländischen Tiermalers P. Potter (1625-1654) kopierte, der sein Vorbild war. Im Jahr darauf ließ er sich in Amsterdam nieder, wo er bereits im Alter von etwa 35 Jahren verstarb. Reine Genremotive, wie bei dem vorliegenden Blatt, kommen im Werk des „Utrechter Kobell" recht selten vor. Bei dem dargestellten Thema könnte es sich um den Verweis auf seine eigene wirtschaftliche Situation handeln, die sicher zu Beginn seiner künstlerischen Laufbahn – und möglicherweise auch später noch – nicht üppig gewesen sein dürfte.

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        SS. Domini nostri P. O. M. dissertatio circa publicum cultum quem in S. Maria Majore quidam vellent Nicolao Papae IV asserere

      Joannes Baptista Albrizzi bibliopola et typographus, Venezia 1751 - In 8 gr. pp. XVI con 1 tav. f. t. e 7Âtra finalini, testatine e capolettera Âinc. all'acquaf. Br.Âcoeva. Gora alla parte sup. delle ultime 2 cc. ÂSplendida edizione veneziana, preceduta da un'ampia dedicatoria a Papa Benedetto XIV da parte dell'Albrizzi. L'incisione all'antip. e' firmata Piazzetta inc. mentre tutte le altre non riportano l'autore , anche se, qualitativamente, richiamano anch'esse lo stesso Piazzetta.ÂIl testo riguarda il culto nella Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore intorno alla reliquia di Papa Nicolo' IV, committnte di molte opere realizzate in questa chiesa romana. ITA

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        Johann Christian Klengel (1751-1824). Landschaft mit Brücke. Rötel

      - Johann Christian Klengel (1751 Kesseldorf-Dresden 1824). Landschaft mit Brücke. Rötel auf Papier mit Wasserzeichen: ("GIR"). -- Beschreibung: -- Rötel auf Papier mit Wasserzeichen: ("GIR"). oben links in Bleistift bezeichnet: "Klengel f.". -- Größe/Size: -- 20,5 x 30,4 cm. -- Zustand: -- Sehr guter, altersgerechter Zustand mit leichten Altersspuren. Leicht restauriert. -- Weitere Beschreibung: -- Innerhalb von Johann Christian Klengels etwa fünfzigjähriger Schaffenszeit lässt sich seine stilistische Entwicklung von noch spätbarock komponierten, in der Tradition seines Lehrers Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich stehenden Landschaften hin zu idealen sowie zu realistischen Dorfansichten und vorromantisch anmutenden Landschaften seiner reifen Jahre verfolgen. Doch was sich kaum ändert, ist das Repertoire an Bildelementen. So zieht sich ein Motiv wie der rastende Hirte mit Rinderherde am Ufer eines Flusses durch Klengels gesamtes Schaffen. Auch Felsbrocken, ein Steg über ein Gewässer und einige charakteristische Bäume sowie der Ausblick zu einem Dorf sind die stets wiederkehrenden bescheidenen Elemente, mit denen der Künstler sein umfangreiches OEuvre von hunderten Zeichnungen, Radierungen und Gemälden schuf. Die Kunst bestand in seinem Falle in der Variation und gleichsam in der Lust an der Wiederkehr des Immergleichen. Erfahrung und Rückgriff auf Bewährtes - wie die Gestalt des zusammengerollt schlummernden Hirten und die ruhenden, grasenden und wiederkäuenden Rinder - treffen zusammen mit der nicht nachlassenden Neugier auf die unspektakulären, gleichwohl harmonischen dörflichen Szenerien, die ihm seit seiner Kindheit in Kesselsdorf aus Dresdens Umgebung vertraut waren. Wenn er schließlich als reifer Zeichner wie im vorliegenden Falle auf so ein bewährtes Motiv zurückgriff, konnte er sich ganz auf den Zusammenklang zwischen Gestein, Laub, Gewässer und Staffage, auf die lockere und zugleich konkret bleibende Zeichenweise mit raschem Schraffieren und vor allem auf die räumlichen Zusammenhänge zwischen Wiese, Wald und dem Ausblick in die Ferne konzentrieren. Obwohl er hier fast die gesamte Fläche des Blattes mit dem Rötel überzog, gelang es ihm mit Leichtigkeit, durch die Verteilung von Licht und Schatten die Volumina der Tiere und Felsen, die unterschiedlichen Charakteristika der Laub- und Nadelbäume dahinter erlebbar zu machen. Dazu hatte er eine eigenwillige Strichführung mit der Feder, schwarzer Kreide oder eben Rötel entwickelt, die aus einem System von ineinander übergehenden Kürzeln, Kringeln und Schraffuren besteht. Sie folgt zwar keineswegs exakt dem anatomischen und morphologischen Wuchs der Tiere und Pflanzen, doch erzeugte Klengel damit die Illusion von wiedererkennbaren Pflanzen und charakteristischen Verhaltensweisen der Tiere. Mit diesem Zeichenstil und mit seinem unermüdlichen, bis in die letzten Lebensjahre hinein praktizierten Naturstudium wies er einer ganzen Generation von nachfolgenden Landschaftsmalern den Weg zu einer realistischen Naturauffassung.

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        aufrichtiger Lehrprinz oder praktische Abhandlung von dem Leithund als dem Fundament der edlen hirschgerechten Jägerey Nebst gründlicher Erklärung der weydmänniscghen Redensarten und vielen andern zur Jagdwissenschaft dienlichen allgemeinen Anmerkungen.

      bey Johann Jakob Lotters sel. Erben,, Augspurg, 1751 - EA. Augspurg, bey Johann Jakob Lotters sel. Erben, 1751 Kl8° 499 S. Titelkupfer von Tobias Lobeck, OHNE die doppelblattgroße Kupfertafel. Gestochene Vignetten. Titelseite zweifarbig gedruckt m. handschriftl. Einträgen von alter Hand. Halbleder-Einband der Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Leder-Rückenschild. Leseband. Auch innen sehr gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar! Halbleder-Einband der Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Leder-Rückenschild. Leseband. Auch innen sehr gut erhaltenes, sauberes Exemplar! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("Voltaire").

      Paris, July 26, [n.y., but c.1751] - 8vo. 1 p. To George Conrad Walther, Voltaire’s publisher in Dresden, most likely about the 1752 reissue of his collected works. In full (translated): "I sent you the third volume more than three weeks ago; please confirm that you have received them, you will have the fourth soon. By the way, if you have a better way for me to get the packages to you, please let me know. / Your very humble servant Voltaire." - With integral autograph address leaf, very mild toning, 1.5 inch loss at upper right corner of address leaf (from original seal).

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        Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers, Par une Société de Gens des Lettres. 1751-1771.

      17 tekstdelen + 9 (van de 11) plaatdelen. Gebonden in uniforme contemporaine lederen banden, die aan boven- en onderzijde lichte slijtage vertonen. Mist de laatste twee plaatdelen.

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        Corpus Juris Civilis Academicum, in Suas Partes Distributum,, Usuique Moderno Ita Accomodatum, Ut Nunc Studiosorum Quivis, Etiam Tyro, Uno Quasi Intuito, Omnes Leges Digestorum Et Codicis, Omnesque Titulos Institutionum Invenire Possit.

      Altenburgi : Pauli Emanuelis Richteri [ Altenburgi, Literis Et Impensis Pauli Emanuelis Richteri. M DCC LI.], 1751 - [4] Bl., 1536, 1278 Sp.; Mit Titelkupfer (J. D. Philipp, geb. Sysang) Text zweispaltig. Titel im Rot-Schwarz-Druck. ZUSTAND: Einband beschabt, Deckelbezug und Lederecken an den Rändern teilweise mit Fehlstellen, hinteres Gelenk laienhaft verstärkt, Fingerregister an Indexseiten teilw. mit Einrissen, teilw. fehlend, 8 Seiten gelockert, vereinzelte Kurz-Einträge im Text, Einträge a. vord. Spiegel/Vorsatz, hinterer Spiegel/ Vorsatz mit Notizen. Papierbedingt gebräunt. la Gewicht in Gramm: 2700 26 x 19 cm , brauner Org.-Halbleder mit gold. Rückentitel und Lederecken

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen. Neunter (9.) Band, welcher des Don Georg Juan und des Don Antonio de Ulloa Reise nach Sd-America, aus dem Spanischen bersetzet, in sich fasset.

      Leipzig Arkstee und Merkus ; 1751 - EA; ca 25x21 cm; (20) 656 (28) Seiten mit 37 Kupfertafeln bzw. -Karten; Ledereinband d. Zt. mit reicher Rckenvergoldung (Einband bestoáen, Leder der Deckel mit Schabspuren, Seiten teils mit schwachem Feuchtigkeitsrand am oberen und unteren Blattrand, groáe Falttafel mit sauberer Unterlegung im Faltungsknick [dort minimalerster Bildverlust]; sonst gutes, recht dekoratives Exemplar) Beschreibt die 1735 bis 1745 dauernde Reise des Spaniers Don Antonio de Ulloa nach Panama, Peru und Chile ["Reise nach dem K"nigreiche Peru"], w„hrend derer wichtige geographische und geologische Vermessungen get„tigt, sowie eine Flle von landeskundlichen Eindrcken gesammelt wurden. Eine der wenigen, aktuellen Berichte [zur damaligen Zeit], die in dieser Reihe erschienen sind. Erste deutsche Ausgabe, die spanische EA erschien 1748. 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Repertorium Reale Pragmaticum Iuris Puplici et Feudalis Imperii Romano - Germanici. Des Heiligen Römischen Reichs Staats- und Lehn - Recht, Sowohl überhaupt, als das besondere der Geist- und Weltlichen Chur- und Fürsten, Grafen und Freyherren, der Reichs-Städte und reichs-Ritterschaft; enthaltend den Kern der Reichs-Grundgesetze, Reichs-und Wahltags-Acten, Urkunden, Deductionen, Responsorum und Schriften der berühmtesten Staats- und Lehn-Rechts-Lehrer. In Alphabetische Ordnung gebracht; Nebst Ausführung der neuesten und besten von jedem Titul herausgekommenen Abhandlungen: so, daß dieses Werk zugleich als eine hinlängliche Bibliotheca Iuris Publici et Feudalis dienen wird.

      Jena. Henrich Cuno.1751.. 1. Ausgabe. 27,5 x 23 cm. 1 Titelblatt, 6, 1276 Seiten. Pergament der Zeit. Fleckig, sonst gut erhalten.. Ganzseitiges Frontispiz, Kupferstich von A. Nunzer. Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz. Sehr schönes Exemplar, nur minimal gebräunt und Fleckenfrei. Buder war Schüler von Struve und nach dessen Tod sein Nachfolger an der Universität zu Jena wo er Staats- und Lehnrecht lehrte.

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        Methodus studii medici emaculata & accessionibus locupletata ab Alberto ab Haller. 2 vols

      Amsterdam: Jacobus von Wetstein, 1751. Boerhaave, Herman (1668-1738). Methodus studii medici emaculata & accessionibus locupletata ab Alberto ab Haller [i.e. Albrecht von Haller (1708-77)]. 2 vols., 4to. [18], 572; 573-1118, [6, errata]pp. Engraved frontispiece by Wandelaar, 3 folding engraved plates. Amsterdam: Jacob Wetstein, 1751. 254 x 198 mm. Quarter morocco gilt, marbled boards in period style. Some foxing and toning but very good. Engraved armorial bookplate of John Manning M.D., later bookplate of the Norwich & Norfolk United Medical Book Society. 20th century ownerâ??s signature in both volumes. First Edition of Hallerâ??s enormously expanded revision of Boerhaaveâ??s Methodus discendi medicinam (1726), â??resulting in a text perhaps triple or quadruple its original length. While Boerhaave frequently cited classic authors in his lectures, Haller added extensive bibliographical lists to each chapter, with some entries annotated, resulting in a subject bibliography of useful works to the student, including many 16th century booksâ? (Garrison-Morton [online] 6830). Fulton, The Great Medical Bibliographers, p. 60.

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      Med Rön och Anmärkningar Uti Oeconomien, Naturalier, Antiquiteter, Seder, Lefnads-sätt. Med Tilhörige Figurer. Stockholm: Lars Salvius, 1751. (10), XIV, 434 s, (34 s Register, Tryckfel & Tillag) + planscher. Inbunden i ett något senare välbevarat dekorerat skinnband. Med två exlibris, ett på det klistrade försättsbladet och ett på blankt friblad. Inlagan endast med några mindre lätta fläckar i yttre marginalerna. Illustrerad i svartvitt med träsnitt i texten, en graverad utvikbar karta (endast med liten reva utanför tryckytan) och sex utvikbara graverade planscher med lättare bruksspår.. Soulsby 209

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        An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals.

      London, A. Millar, 1751. 12mo. Contemporary half calf with 5 raised bands and gilt tittle-label to spine. Hinges, capitals and corners worn, but unrestored and still tight. Very light scattered browning and one leaf with a tear (no loss), otherwise internally very nice and clean. Old owner's inscriptions (Francis Humphreys, Max Ede) to front free end-paper and contemporary owner's name to top of title-page ("Geo: Hickes"). (8), 253, (3, -advertisements) pp. Fully complete, with the half-title, errata (several of these corrected in a neat, early hand), and advertisements.. First edition, first issue (L3 in the uncancelled state) of Hume's ethical materpiece, according to Hume himself "of all my writings, historical, philosophical or literary, incomparably the best" (Hume, "My Own Life, 1776).The present work is a cornerstone of moral philosophy, laying bare to us the foundation of ethics. It hugely influenced all later writings on ethics and constitutes a milestone in the history of moral thought. Hume's fist discussions about ethics appear in Book 3 of his "A Treatise of Human Nature". There, however, his moral philosophy is not fully developed, and only in his ethical magnum opus (the present work), does his moral philosophy come in to full being. "Late in his life Hume deemed the "Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals" his best work, and in style it is a model of elegance and subtlety. His method in that work differs from that of the "Treatise": instead of explicating the nature of virtue and vice and our knowledge of them in terms of underlying features of the human mind, he proposes to collect all the traits we know from common sense to be virtues and vices, observe what those in each group have in common, and from that observation discover the "foundation of ethics" (SEP). "Shortly before his death, David Hume declared his Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals (1751) to be the best of his many writings. In this highly influential work, Hume sets out his theory of justice and benevolence, and the other virtues, and argues that morality is founded on the natural feelings or `sentiments' of humankind." (From the Oxford Philosophical texts edition of the present work, edt. Beauchamp, 1998)

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        Prémière partie de la carte d'Asie contenant la Turquie, l'Arabie, la Perse, l'Inde en deca du gange et de la Tartarie ce qui est limitrophe de la Perse et de l'Inde.

      Paris, chez l'auteur, 1751. - 800 x 755 mm. 20 parts mounted on linen. A monumental and highly detailed 1751 map of India, Persia, and Arabia by the French cartographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville. Centered on Persia, this map covers from Istanbul to eastern India and Tibet, and from the Black Sea to the Maldives. It offers excellent coverage of the central Asian portions of the Silk Route naming the centers of Samarkand, Bukhara, Lop Nor, and others. At the bottom center there is a large decorative title cartouche including stylized Christian, Muslim Zoroastrian, and Buddhist elements. - Some worming, slightly browned.

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        Alsatia illustrata.Celtica, Romana, Francica. Band 1 von 2 Bänden.

      . Colmar, Ex Typographia Regia, 1751, Fol., 4 Blatt, 819 S. + Register, mit 1 ganzseitigen Kupferstichkarte "Alsatia antiqua usque ad Seculum V", 1 großen Faltkarte "Alsatiae Francicae Ducatus", 21 weitere Kupferstich-Tafeln (5 davon doppelblattgroß). mit Karten und Darstellungen von Altertümern, Denkmälern etc., aowie Holzschnitt-Vignetten und -Abbildungen im Text, goldgpeprägter Original-Halbledereinband auf 6 Bünden (Einband berieben und bestoßen, fliegende Vorsätze knittrig) *Elsaß / Alsace

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        Jurisprudentia Criminalis Secundum Praxim & Constitutiones Hungaricas

      1751. With Laws on Witches and Vampires Bodo, Matyas. Jurisprudentia Criminalis Secundum Praxim & Constitutiones Hungaricas in Partes Duas Divisa. Cujus Pars Prior, Jus & Processum Criminalem Publica Delicta & Malefactores, Modumque Contra Eos Procedendi, In Genere; Pars Posterior, Crimina Publica & Privata, Eorumque Poenam & Modum Puniendi, In Specie, Exponit. Bratislava: Ex Typographia Joannis Michaelis Landerer, 1751. [xii], 325, [14] pp. Folio (12-1/4" x 8"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering piece, marbled endpapers, edges rouged. Some rubbing to extremities, minor scuffing to boards, small bump to fore-edge of front board. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places. Early owner signature to front endleaf, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition. This is a handbook on criminal law and procedure for lawyers and legislators in Slovakia, then part of the Kingdom of Hungary. At this time Hungarian criminal law was identical in most respects to that of Austria and the German states. It even adopted some of the Enlightenment's ideas about the use of torture. However, it has a more conservative view of adultery and "crimes against nature." It even has a large number of laws concerning vampirism and witchcraft. OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, Yale). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Observations sur le droit des patrons, et des seigneurs de paroisse aux honneurs dans l'Eglise

      Chez B. Brunet 1751 - - Chez B. Brunet, à Paris 1751, in-4 (18,5x24,5cm), xxxvj ; 474pp. (1f. priv.), relié. - Edition originale. Reliure de l'époque en plein veau moucheté. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin blond. Roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes. Toutes tranches rouges. Un coin légèrement émoussé et coiffe de tête accidentée avec un petit manque, sinon bon exemplaire. Etude juridique sur les droits honorifiques et les préséances des patrons au sein des cérémonies de l'église, soit des fondateurs des églises, qui sont les premiers dans l'ordre des préséances, et des seigneurs du lieu ; les magistrats qui sont les premiers dans l'ordre des droits honorifiques, puis les seigneurs. L'auteur analyse les travaux effectués avant lui et cherche à déterminer quelle personne a droit, comment et pourquoi, aux honneurs de l'église (c'est à dire à la préséance dans le culte). [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Contemporary binding in full mottled calf. Back with five nerves decorated with boxes and gilded florets, part of title of blond leather. Gilt rolls on the cuts and caps. All red edges. A slightly blunted corner, otherwise very nice copy. xxxvj ; 474pp. (1f. priv.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RECUEIL DE PLANCHES, SUR LES SCIENCES, Les Arts Libéraux, et Les Arts Méchaniques, avec Leur Explication ... PLATES TO VERRERIE [And] MANUFACTURE DES GLACES [Only]. Paris Chez Briasson … 1772. 1st Ed. Folio. 58 plates (including the 4 plates of Vitrier often not found) + 47 plates thus 105 in total including 23 double page. With main t.p. and half title + explanatory text included. 9pp. + 4pp. + 9pp. Some light marginal browning, early marbled papers enclosed, neat inscription, bound in C20th cloth with gilt lettered title label to spine

      . The plates and explanations taken from the eleven volumes of plates of the 35-volume edition of the Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers, published between 1751 and 1777, comprising 17 volumes of text, 11 volumes of plates, 4 supplementary volumes, 2 volumes of index, and 1 supplementary volume of plates. The work comprised 71,818 articles, and 3,129 illustrations. US$2104

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        Pragmatische Geschichte und Erläuterungen der kayserlichen Reichs-Hof-Raths-Ordnung. (2 Bände).

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Hutter und Raspe, 1751/52.. Mit gestochener Titelvignette 12 Blatt, 709 Seiten; 4 Blatt, 680 Seiten, 36 Blatt, Lederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, 17,5 x 10,5 cm,. Gut erhalten.

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        Jus Agrarium Foederati Belgii. 3 Vols. 1751-1754

      1751. Learned Study of Roman and Dutch Agricultural Law Trotz, Christian Hen[drik] [1703?-1773]. Jus Agrarium Foederati Belgii. Franeker: n.p., 1751-1754. Three volumes. Printed on very wide-margined paper. Quarto (10" x 8"). Contemporary vellum, early hand-lettered titles to spines. Light soiling to boards, somewhat heavier soiling to spines, extremities lightly bumped with minor wear, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns of Volumes II and III, recent bookseller (or auction) description pasted to front pastedown of Volume I. Woodcut title page devices, head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Later bookplate to front pastedown of Volume I. Some toning, light foxing and browning in places. Stuck-through early owner signatures to front endleaves of Volumes II and III, interiors otherwise clean. * Only edition. Still an important historical work on agricultural law and the law concerning dikes and watercourses, it examines Dutch law in Volumes I and II. The final volume, which is titled Jus Agrarium Romanum, examines Roman law. This study is based on a series of public debates (disputationes) he sponsored at the University of Freneker, where he was a professor of law. Born in Germany and educated at the universities of Halle, Leipzig, Marburg and Utrecht, Trotz was an important scholar of public and constitutional law. A prolific author, Jus Agrarium is his most important work. OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law libraries (Harvard, UC-Berkeley, Yale). We located another copy at the Library of Congress. Dekkers, Bibliotheca Belgica Juridica 172 (8).

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        OEUVRES DE FEU Mr. COCHIN, ECUYER, AVOCAT AU PARLEMENT, contenant le recueil de ses Mémoires et Consultations. Complet 6 vol.

      De Nully, Desaint et Saillant 1751 - A Paris, Chez De Nully Libraire, et Desaint & Saillant, 1751-1757. Edition originale. 6 volumes In-4. Reliure plein veau de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné du titre et fleurons dorés, tranches rouges. 6 tomes (t. 1: XVI, LXII, [2], 699 pp. ; t. 2: [2], VI [i.e. IV], 726, [2]p. ; t. 3: [2], IV, 784, [4]p. ; t. 4: [4], IV, 784, [4]p. ; t. 5: [8], 771, [5]p. ; t. 6: [6], 776 p.) Au tome 1, portrait en frontispice gravé par Marie-Madeleine Igonet [ Maria Maddalena Igonet ], 1750. Privilège du 1er fév. 1749, au nom de Jean Jacques De Nully. Tome VI édité par Desaint & Saillant, 1757. Bandeaux et lettrines in texte. Reliure frottée, coins un peu émoussés. Coiffes de tête des tomes 1, 2, 5 et 6 abîmées. Intérieur très frais. Un bon exemplaire de cette rare édition originale. Poids livres : 2,330 kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité historique et dogmatique. et Recueil.

      - Traité historique et dogmatique sur les apparitions, les visions & les révélations particulières et Recueil. Avignon et P., Jean-Noël Leloup, 1751, 2 tomes en 4 vol. in-12, veau marbré, dos à nerfs ornés de motifs dorés, double filet doré formant caissons eux-mêmes décorés d'un fleuron doré, pièce de titre rouge et de tomaison havane, roulettes sur les coupes, encadrement de double filet à froid sur les plats, tr. tachetées (rel. de l'ép.), XLIV-408 et 448 pp. (CN15) Édition originale. Titre complet : "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 Senones, sur les apparitions et les revenans." Tome second en deux vol. : Recueil de dissertations sur les apparitions, les visions & les songes, avec une préface historique, par M. l'Abbé Lenglet Dufresnoy. XII-336 et 312 pp. Bel état, bien relié.

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        The history of our national debts and taxes, from the year MDCLXXXVIII, to the present year MDCCLI

      London: M Cooper, [1751]-1753. Four vols. in one, 8vo, (4) + 87 and (4) + 164 and (4) + 144 and (4) + 185 + (1)pp, 8 folding tables, complete with the half-title and title to each part, each part with its own pagination and register, contemporary calf gilt, rebacked. A very good copy. First edition. Higgs 98. Kress 5117. Goldsmiths 8631. A comprehensive and detailed history of British taxes from 1688 to 1751. 'I hope', writes Gordon, that 'this book will establish a maxim observed by all wise nations, but exploded by all wicked ministers, that the annual expence ought never to exceed the annual revenue; and that consequently, when an increase of the former becomes necessary for securing or vindicating the honour or rights of a nation, the latter ought to be increased in proportion, if necessary, even to the utmost the people can spare from their daily subsistence. It will likewise, I hope, establish another maxim, which is this, that when the rich men of any country (who in all free countries must have the government in their hands) endeavour to spare themselves by taxing the poor, they will always at last find themselves disappointed, and in the mean time will ruin the trade and credit of their country'.

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        Dissertazioni sopra le Antichità italiane già composte e pubblicate in latino dal Proposto Lodovico Antonio Muratori e da esso poscia compendiate e trasportate nell itaiana favella. Opera postuma data in luce dal Proposto Gian Francesco Soli Muratori, suo nipote. Tomo primo (secondo e terzo)

      a spese di Domenico Terres presso Giuseppe Raimondi 1751-53, Napoli - Legature coeve in piena pergamena con titolo oro al ds. su doppio tassello dipinto. Tagli colorati a spruzzo. Fioriture sparse, su qualche pagina più evidenti, come di consueto in questa edizione. Poche tracce di usura alle legature e qualche macchia. Nel complesso buon esemplare. 4to (cm. 28,2), 3 Voll., 11 cc.nn. compresa antiporta con ritratto dell A. inciso da Nicola De Horatio e una carta bianca, 492 pp. e 6 tavv. incise su rame, di cui una rip.; 3 cc.nn., 500 pp. e due tavv. rip. incise su rame ; 4 cc.nn., 509(3) pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L’usage des globes céleste et terrestre, et des sphères suivant les diférens systêmes du monde, précédé d’un traité de cosmographie, où est expliqué avec ordre tout ce qu’il y a de plus curieux dans la description de l’Univers, suivant les Mémoires & Observations des plus habiles Astronomes & Géographes. Accompagné des figures nécessaires

      1751. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, chez Jacques Guerin, 1751. In/8 en reliure plein veau marbré, dos à nerfs et caissons dorés, pièce de titre rouge, tranches tachetées, bandeaux, culs de lampes, 49 planches dont certaines dépliantes, 4 ff. de page de titre et avertissement, 382 p. (pages 143 et 144 bissées). Mors coupé vers la coiffe supérieure, coins supérieurs usés et amortis, tache sur le plat supérieur. Ex libris arraché en page de garde. Auréole : en marge des p. 361 à 380, certaines pages oxydées, le dernier feuillet (un tableau) est déchiré sans manque. Nicolas Bion (1652-1733), ingénieur français, constructeur d?'instruments de mathématiques, joignait dans ses écrits les connaissances théoriques à l?'habileté du praticien. On lui doit aussi un ?"Traité de la construction et des principaux usages des instruments mathématiques?", ?"Description et usage d?'un planisphère nouvellement construit?" (1727). Join cut near head-tip, head corners used and shocked, stain on the upper board. Paste-down bookplate pulled up. Marginal wet mark on pages 361 to 380, some oxyded pages, the last leaf teared up without lack. Nicolas Bion (1652-1733) was a french engineer, builder of mathematical instruments, mixing on his writes theorical knowing to practician skill.

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        RECUEIL DE PLANCHES, SUR LES SCIENCES, Les Arts Libéraux, et Les Arts Méchaniques, avec Leur Explication . PLATES TO VERRERIE [And] MANUFACTURE DES GLACES [Only]. Paris Chez Briasson 1772. 1st Ed. Folio. 58 plates (including the 4 plates of Vitrier often not found) + 47 plates thus 105 in total including 23 double page. With main t.p. and half title + explanatory text included. 9pp. + 4pp. + 9pp. Some light marginal browning, early marbled papers enclosed, neat inscription, bound in C20th cloth with gilt lettered title label to spine.

      - The plates and explanations taken from the eleven volumes of plates of the 35-volume edition of the Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers, published between 1751 and 1777, comprising 17 volumes of text, 11 volumes of plates, 4 supplementary volumes, 2 volumes of index, and 1 supplementary volume of plates. The work comprised 71,818 articles, and 3,129 illustrations. US$2104

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        Traité Historique et Dogmatique Sur Les Apparitions, Les Visions & Les Révélations Particulières. Avec Des Observations Du R.P. Dom Calmet, Abbé De Sénones, Sur Les Apparitions & Les Revenans. Two volumes

      Avignon / Paris: Leloup, 1751. First edition.. Full Calf. 8vo. (6.5 x 4 inches). Two volumes. Volume 1: pp.xliii, 408. Volume 2: pp.vii, 448. Original full calf, rubbed to edges, very dry and rubbed to spine and outer joints. Title in gilt to red morocco label, one label trifle lifting. All edges red. Old armorial library bookplate to front pastedown of both volumes. Dealer's notes in pencil to front free endpaper of Volume 1, stating that 'pp.361 & 363 of vol.2 [have been] mended'. Browning and light spotting to prelims and extrems. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set, complete in two volumes. Text in French. Binding sound, but obviously these books would benefit from restoration. Uncommon. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        La Vie du pape Alexandre VI et de son fils César Borgia Contenant les Guer

      Paris: Pierre Mortier, 1751. Fine. Pierre Mortier, Paris 1751, in-8 (10x17,5cm), 2 volumes reliés. - New edition of the French translation, after that of 1732. It is decorated with a pontiff's portrait frontispiece, engraved by Mathey, 4 inset portraits, including one of Machiavelli, and a repeated jewel on the titles. Binders of the time in full morocco red long grain. Back smooth decorated with florets and casters (fountains) golden. Golden Roulette coaching boards. Golden Roulette underscore cuts. Golden lace coaching contreplats. All edges gilt. Back a little tarnished, if not charming copy.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition de la traduction française, après celle de 1732. Elle est ornée d'un portrait du pontife en frontispice, gravé par Mathey, de 4 portraits hors texte, dont un de Machiavel, et d'un fleuron répété sur les titres. Reliures de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge à grain long. Dos lisses ornés de roulettes et de fleurons (fontaines) dorés. Roulette dorée en encadrement des plats. Roulette dorée en soulignement des coupes. Dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches dorées. Dos un peu ternis, sinon charmant exemplaire.  

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        Venus physique

      S.l. [La Haye]: S.n., 1751. Fine. S.n., S.l. [La Haye] 1751, petit in-12 (8x13cm), 5pp. (1) 240pp., relié. - Sixth edition, published after the original undated 1745 Edition consists of two parts:. Physical Dissertation at the negro and white varieties in the human race. The first text was published separately initially. Full blond calf at the time. Smooth back adorned with a piece of red morocco, caissons and five golden floral florets. Cuts outlined golden wheels. All red edges. Flush caps. Mors widely split. The arrival in Paris of a black albino'' was the occasion for the author to present his views on chance variations that explain the emergence of new varites; these ideas foreshadowed and contain the seeds of genetic theories. The second book is a refutation of the theories being on preformation of the embryo. Maupertuis demonstrates in these two books he was a pioneer in the science of life and an important milestone in the evolution of genetic and hereditary theories. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Sixième édition, après l'originale parue sans date en 1745. Edition constituée de deux parties : Dissertation physique à l'occasion du nègre blanc et Variétés dans l'espèce humaine. Le premier texte est paru à part initialement. Reliure en plein veau blond de l'époque. Dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, de caissons et de cinq fleurons floraux dorés. Coupes soulignées de roulettes dorées. Toutes tranches rouges. Coiffes arasées. Mors largement fendus. L'arrivée à Paris d'un noir albinos fut l''occasion pour l'auteur d'exposer ses thèses sur les variations fortuites qui expliquent la naissance de varités nouvelles ; ces idées préfigurent et contiennent en germe les théories génétiques. Le second ouvrage est une réfutation des théories en cours sur la préformation de l'embryon. Maupertuis démontre dans ces deux ouvrages qu'il fut un pionnier dans les sciences de la vie et un jalon important dans l'évolution des théories génétiques et héréditaires.

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        The Faerie Queene with an Exact Collation of the Two Original Editions

      UK: J. Brindley and S. Wright, 1751 London, J. Brindley And S. Wright, 1751. First William Kent Edition. Three volumes complete. Quarto. 32 Copper plates by William Kent, and introduced by Thomas Birch. Very good condition. Original leather rebacked, original tooling preserved. Boards rubbed and worn, but neat overall. Volume one has had the endpapers replaced. Volume two has had some professional work done to the rear with some damage, an area of staining / toning to the rear also. Volume three has some wear to the pastedowns, particularly to the rear pastedown. Very good overall but with faults, largely clean internally.. Later Edition. Hardback. Very Good.

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        Angola histoire indienne Ouvrage sans vraisemblance

      A Agra, avec privilège du Grand Mogol: S.n., 1751. Fine. S.n., A Agra, avec privilège du Grand Mogol 1751, 2 tomes en 2 vo. in 12 (8,5 x 14,5 cm), 169pp; (2) et (2) 206pp. (2), relié. - First illustrated edition, in 1746 after the original scarce enough. It is decorated with figures of five gallant by Eisen, engraved by Tardieu, Aveline and Maisonneuve. Full mottled calf, icy contemporary. Smooth back adorned with grotesque. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Caps threadbare. Scattered spots. A foxing on the first 15 pages of Volume 1.Célèbre libertine novel that inspired Diderot especially for prying jewelry. The work was long attributed to Crébillon son. Through the history and exotic oriental tale, the author crunches Parisian society and its ways. The work was a great success, especially during the revolution. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Première édition illustrée, après l'originale de 1746. Assez rare. Elle est ornée de cinq figures galantes par Eisen, gravées par Tardieu, Avéline et Maisonneuve. Reliure en plein veau marbré et glacé d'époque. Dos lisse orné à la grotesque. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffes élimées. Rousseurs éparses. Une mouillures sur les 15 premières pages du tome 1. Célèbre roman libertin, qui inspira notamment Diderot pour les bijoux indiscrets. L'oeuvre fut longtemps attribuée à Crébillon fils. Au travers de l'histoire exotique et du conte oriental, l'auteur croque la société parisienne et ses manières. L'oeuvre eut un grand succès, notamment durant la révolution.

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        Publii Terentii Afri Comoedia

      P. Knapton & G. Sandey, 1751. Hardcover with 2 volumes bound together in brown leather with gilt stamping and design on the spine, marbled end papers, place saving ribbon bound-in, b/w chapter headings of the same image, 358 pages followed by an index. No edition stated. Text isin Latin. Binding style is not consistent with a date of 1751 but most books of this age have been rebound several times. Contains: Andria pages 1-59, Eunuchus pages 61-124, Heautontimorumenos pages125-186, Adelphi pages 187-245, Phormio pages 247-305, Hecyra pages 307-358. Binding has spotty wear along the edges, a little scuffed, cracking along the joints of the spine, a previous owner's bookplate is on the front paste down with another owner's name after the text, light sporadic soiling in the text. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments.. No Edition Stated. Full-Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket.

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        Book of common prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter, or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches And the form or manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of bishops, priests, and deacons London: Thomas Baskett (assigns of Robert Baskett), 1758 4to (27 5 cm, 10 9") [232] ff [bound with] Bible O T Psalms English Sternhold and Hopkins The whole book of psalms; collected into English metre

      London: J. Bettenham & H. Woodfall 4to. 56 pp.. 1751 When properly fanned, the gilt fore-edges of this solid, handsome BCP and Psalter reveal an attractive fore-edge painting of an unidentified country town beside a canal, including boaters under observation by assorted children on the banks of the canal -- a very pleasant scene, with a church spire visible on the far right. The text of BCP is set in large, very legible type, presented in double-column format, while that of the Psalter is in a smaller type and in triple columns. Binding: Contemporary straight-grain dark blue morocco now tending to olive, covers framed with a gilt single fillet; round spine with raised bands, blind roll on each band, and each band defined by gilt rules above and below it. Spine with compartments stamped in blind, gilt-stamped title, and gilt-stamped decorations at head and foot; place and date of publication in gilt at base of spine. All edges gilt; fore-edge painting as above. Binding as above, corners a bit rubbed and joints somewhat more so, with upper and outer cover edges showing some fading. Front pastedown with small shelving number slip and ex-libris label of a private collector. Pages very slightly age-toned, otherwise clean save for minor bleed to some outer margins from the fore-edge painting. Beautiful.

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      1751 La Rioja. Calahorra. Pergamino. 2vol. 500Pág+500Pág. 30X20. volumen segundo falto de reencuadernacion. Manuscritos originales de la Cofradia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen de Calahorra. Contiene Estatutos, cuentas y otros muchos documentos y manuscritos de la Santa Cofradia y sus hermanos desde 1751 hasta 1850. Extremadamente raro. Ref 4.1 Biblioteca A.. Firmado por el autor. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Acta Helvetica, physico, mathematico, (anatomico), botanico, medica, ... Volumes 1- 9 (volume 9: under the title: Nova Acta Helvetica ...) bound in 8 volumes. All published. Complete run of this important scientific journal of Switzerland. In contemporary bindings.

      Basileae (Basel), typis & sumtibus Joh. Rudolphi Im-Hof, (and vol. 9:) Joannis Schweighauser, 1751-87,. lg. in-8vo, in all around 2300 p., all titles in red and black and illustrated with 82 engraved plates mostly folded, some browning or foxing in one or two vols., generally a very crisp copy, S.A.C. (Swiss Alpine Club of Basel) stamps and labels on endpaper & titlepages, half leather bindings on raised bands and with corners, some gilt decoration on spines as well as partly hw. paper library labels, marbled paper on covers, a fine set.. First edition, complete run of the first Swiss scientific journal, 9 volumes illustrated with 82 engraved plates, all published & complete. These volumes, hardly ever found complete on the market, contain contributions by many famous, mainly Swiss scientists: Albert de Haller, Emmanuel König, Daniel Bernoulli, Joh. Rudolf Zwinger, J.H. Lambert, Joh. Henr. Respinger, Joh. Rod. Stehelin, Joh. Georg Zimmermann, Gagnebin, J.J. d'Apples, Laur. Theod. Gronovius, etc., etc. Originally these series were started by famous physicians from Basle. Eversince they developed into a kind of learned society. The articles include writings on most remarkable scientific matters (such as, in vol. 3, a larger contribution on the thermometer and the barometer in relation to Fahrenheit, Newton and Reaumur), many practical observations, and many contributions to Swiss natural history (cf. Haller).The volumes were published in 1751-55-58-60-62-67-77-87.Collation of each volume: 1) 4 leaves (incl. titlepage) + 104 p. + 1 folded table (Bouguer: Hauteurs des Montagnes du Perou) + 5 plates ; 72 p. + 1 plate. 2) 4 leaves (1 blanc) + 272 p. + 12 plates (numbered: Tab. V a XII (8 engr. plates on 7 leaves + I up to IV, so complete).3) 3 leaves + 442 p., the folding table, between p. 96 and 105, is numbered "pag. 97-104" + 17 plates on 16 leaves. 4) 5 leaves + 411 p. (recte 409 p.: nr. 79-80 jumped over) (+ 1) + 5 leaves + 17 plates.5) 3 leaves + 423 p.(+ 1 bl.) + 1 leaf + 5 plates on 4 leaves.6) 2 leaves + 252 p. + 1 plate.7) 1 leaf + 337 p. (+ 1 bl.) + 12 plates on 11 leaves. 8) 3 leaves + 208 p. + 5 plates.9) 1 leaf + X + 317 p. (+ 1 bl.) + 7 plates.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Haller I/1067; Scudder, Samuel H. Catalogue of Scientific Serials of all countries including the transactions of learned societies in the natural physical and mathematical sciences: 1633 - 1876, nr. 2128; Brunet I/43; Lang, Zeitschr. d. dt. Schweiz p. 158; Fueter, Geschichte der exakten Wissenschaften p. 137.

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        Publii Ovidii Nasonis Opera. Three volumes in one

      Amsterdam: J. Wetstenium 1751 / 1752. Three volumes in one. (36), 248, 284, (12), 303 pp. Bound in contemporary full vellum with ink-lettered title to spine. Exposed vellum slips. Sprinkled edges. Vellum somewhat darkened but spine very fresh. Engraved title-page for each of the three volumes. Early bookplate to front pastedown and modern ink name to ffep. Slight foxing to prelims. The complete works of Ovid, including a life. Text in Latin. Binding firm. A VG copy. . Very Good. Full Vellum. 1751. 16mo..

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