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        The Young Arithmetician and Algebraist’s Companion. In two parts. The first contains arithmetic, vulgar and decimal; With Variety of Examples to explain each Rule: And the Method of squaring Dimensions, called Cross Multiplication; Extraction of the Square and Cube Roots; with their Application to Use. The second part algebra; Being an easy Introduction to that admirable Way of Reasoning; with the Solution to upwards of One Hundred and Twenty Numerical and Geometrical Questions. The Whole Being rendered in a plain and familiar Manner; and is a very useful Companion for all Students in Arithmetic and Algebra.

      Printed for the Author; and sold by M. Cooper and D. Wilson 1751 - FIRST EDITION, diagrams in the text, a little bit of soiling on the terminal leaves, pp. [vi, including 3 pp. Subscribers Names], 240, 8vo, modern calf backed marbled boards, good A rare introductory treatise, just 4 copies being recorded in ESTC: BL, 2 in Cambridge libraries, and University of Michigan. The Subscribers List includes Thomas Chipendale [sic] and George Stubbs. The list is headed by The Honourable Mr. O Hara, and The Honourable Miss O Hara, which suggests that Carr was tutor to the young lady. (ESTC T99087)

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        Biblia Sacra Latino Germanica cum Commentario Latino. Vulgatae Editionis Jussu Sixti Quinti Pontificis Max. Recognita, Locupletibus SS. Patrum Et Aliorum Probatorum S. Scripturae Interpretum Commentariis Illustrata Una Cum Nova, Eaque Excultiore, Nec Non Ad Sensum Scripturae Magis Accommoda Versione Germanica, In Commodum Et Utilitatem Totius Ecclesiae Catholicae Praesertim Germanicae Elucubrata a Theologis Monasterii D. Ettonis prope S. Landelinum, vulgo Ettenheimmünster Ordinis S. Benedicti, Sub Directione P. Germani Cartier . Komplett mit vier Teilen in 2 Büchern.

      Costantiae [ Konstanz ] Jacob Friedrich Bez 1751.. 4° (38 x 24 cm). Festes Schweinsleder auf Holzdeckeln auf 6 Bünde gezogen. Stärker beschabt und berieben. Alle vier Metallschließen vorhanden. 28, 758, (2), 562 Seiten mit den Tafeln 1-29. / 588, (2), 571, 50 Seiten (Index) mit den Tafeln 30-65 OHNE die 31. Tafel! Die Bände lagenweise immer wieder mit alten Feuchträndern, einzelne Lagen im Druckbereich stark gebräunt, insgesamt auch etwas fleckig. Durchaus gutes Exemplar.. Graesse I, 395; Wetzer-W. II,2001; vgl. Rümann 1018 - Erste Ausgabe der tlw. posthum erschienenen deutschen Übers. - Zweispaltig und zweisprachige Ausgabe, lateinisch mit deutscher paraphrasierender Übersetzung und zahlreichen Fußnoten. -- Auch die in anderen Exemplaren erwähnten Falttafeln und Plan von Jerusalem hier nicht vorhanden! #FLUR

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        18th Century Spanish Antiphonal in Latin on Vellum

      Ayllon, Spain, 1751. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Folio antiphonal in the original full calf binding with brass bosses, center-pieces and cleats on the lower board edges, lacking the clasps and with two fore edge tabs. Old vellum antiphonal leaves used as endpapers, one with an initial excised. Manuscript dedication dated 1751. 122 vellum leaves written in red and black on a five line staff. Vellum has aged unevenly with some pages white and others yellowed, likely many of the more age darkened pages are palimpsests. Evidence of at least 2 pages removed from the end - the manuscript index laid down on an endpaper lists the final song (to St. Clement) as beginning on leaf 120. Scattered minor soiling and discoloration, a few vellum flaws in the margins - mostly quite clean and a very attractive example in an unusually well preserved original binding. Book measures 25" x 17", the pages 23 1/2" x 15 1/2". Size: Elephant folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Music. Inventory No: 044891.

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        The Works of John Locke, Esq

      London: S. Birt, D. Brown, T. Longman et al., 1751. Fifth Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Fair Condition. 3 volumes in contemporary full calf. Well worn, rubbed, spines dry, front board detached on volume 1 along with endpapers and frontis, title with a tear, 2 other boards detached, other hinges cracked, text block on volume 2 cracked in the middle, old library mark to spine of one volume, bookplates and stamps to title pages but no other marks. Scattered light foxing, but otherwise quite clean internally and a fine, wide margined edition. xxxii, 587, (15)pp; 719, (7)pp; (vi), 757, (12)pp. Size: Folio. 3-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Philosophy; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044804.

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        Collectanea Cantabrigiensi, or Collections Relating to Cambridge University, Town, and County Containing the Monumental Inscriptions in all the Chapels of the several Colleges, and Parish Churches in the Town, and in several others in the County; with a List of the Mayors;The most ancient Charters of the Town; and other Historical Memoirs of several Colleges, &c.

      Printed For the Author at His House in St. Gile's Parish in the City of Norwich 1751 - FIRST EDITION 8vo original half leather with marbled boards, raised bands and decorative gilt to spine. Rebacked very well at some point in the past. 268pp plus 40pp blank bound in at end when book rebacked. Small previous owner's name in ink on inside front cover, otherwise no marks or inscriptions. A COPY IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. (Shelf 9) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Faerie Queene. 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 in 1596. To which are now added, A new Life of the Author, and also a glossary. Adorn'd with... Copper-Plates, from the Original Drawings of W. Kent

      London: Printed for J. Brindley and S. Wright, 1751.. Three volumes, 4to. 32 plates, armorial bookplates with an old library accession number above. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt rules spines, a couple of joints and head of one spine with subtle repairs, a handsome set.

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        The theory and practice of commerce and maritime affairs / Written originally in Spanish, by Don Geronymo de Uztariz, Knight of the Order of St. Jago, Member of his Catholick Majesty's Privy Council, of the Royal Board of Trade and the ... (Truncated)

      London : Printed for J. & J. Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-yard; and J. Crofts, bookseller in Bristol., MDCCLI. [1751.], 1751, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: The theory and practice of commerce and maritime affairs / Written originally in Spanish, by Don Geronymo de Uztariz, Knight of the Order of St. Jago, Member of his Catholick Majesty's Privy Council, of the Royal Board of Trade and the Mint... ... and his Majesty's Secretary in the Council and Chamber of the Indies. Translated from the original, by John Kippax, B.D. Fellow of Clare-hall, and Master of the Academy in Little Tower-street. In two volumesTerminal leaf of v.1 torn with insubstantial loss. Scattered marginal foxing. Finely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An uncommonly good set - additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Physical description 2 v. ; 8vo. Notes; includes index. Translation of: Theorica y practica de comercio y de marina. Subject; Taxation - Spain. Spain - Commerce. Spain - Commercial policy. Spain - Colonies - Administration. Other names Kippax, John. Related item referenced by: ESTC, T138240. Language English.

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        "The adventures of Perigrine Pickle. In which are included, memoirs of a lady of quality."

      London: printed for the author and sold by D. Wilson. 1751. "First edition, 4 volumes, 12mo, full contemporary calf, double gilt-ruled borders on covers, gilt fillets and volume numbers on spine, sprinkled edges; volume IV varies slightly in binding with simple gilt ornaments in the spine panels; generally a very good to fine set, complete with all the requisite blanks. L12 in volume III is a cancel, as usual. Smollett's second novel, following Roderick Random which was published in 1748. Rothschild 1910"

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Bellin, "Carte Reduite des Mers du Nord ..".

      . mit Flächenkolorit,, dat. 1751, 55 x 88,5. Oben links die Titelkartusche. Die Karte zeigt den nördlichen Atlantik. Im Westen die Küste von Labrador, im Norden Grönland, mittig Island, im Osten Nordeuropa mit Grossbritannien, Skandinavien und der Ostee. - Seltene Karte aus dem Seatlas von Bellin. ( Rare map from the Sea Atlas of N. Bellin 1755 )

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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 cher maitre Monsieur Fuguer". Verso von der Künstlerin bezeichnet "Accepte le avec indulgeance mon cher maitre personne rien a 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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        Encyclopedie ou dictionnaire raisonne des Sciences: Anatomie.

      . Paris, 1751-1772, Folio, 22 pp., 33 Kupferstichtafeln, Halbledereinband; feines Exemplar.. Mit feinen Darstellungen nach Albinus, Vertin, Drake, Duverney, Eustachius, Haller, Heister, Kulmus, Nuck, Ruisch, Senac, Vesalius und Viessen.

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        Historische Merkwürdigkeiten, die Königinn Christina von Schweden betreffend; zur Erläuterung der Geschichte ihrer Regierung und insonderheit ihres Privatlebens, wie auch der Civil- und Gelehrtenhistorie ihrer Zeit; Nebst zweyen noch nie [...]. Erster und zweyter Theil.

      . Johan Arkenholz. Übersetzer: Johann Friedrich Reifstein. Historische Merkwürdigkeiten, die Königinn Christina von Schweden betreffend; zur Erläuterung der Geschichte ihrer Regierung und insonderheit ihres Privatlebens, wie auch der Civil- und Gelehrtenhistorie ihrer Zeit; Nebst zweyen noch nie gedruckten Werken dieser gelehrten Prinzeßinn. Durchgehends auf deren Briefe gegründet, und aus den bewährtesten Geschichtschreibern, beglaubten Handschriften und gedruckten Urkunden zusammengetragen, mit historischen, politischen, kritischen und gelehrten Anmerkungen, wie auch mit Gedächtnißmünzen erläutert. Nebst einem Anhange einiger Stücke zu fernerer Belehrung und Rechtfertigung. Erster und zweyter Theil. Leipzig und Amsterdam, verlegts Pierre Mortier, Buchhändler zu Amsterdam, 1751 und 1752. Teil 1: 2 Bl., 588 S., 160 S. [Anhang von 74 Urkunden, Beweisen und andern Stücken die zu den Merkwürdigkeiten, das Leben der Königinn Christina von Schweden betreffend, gehören; welche aus Archiven, Tagebüchern, Handschriften und gedruckten Werken entlehnet worden sind, und in dem ersten Bande dieses Werks angezogen werden.], 1 Bl. Verbesserungen. Teil 2: 6 Bl., 410 S., 268 S. [Anhang von 14 Urkunden, Beweisen und andern Stücken die zu den Merkwürdigkeiten, das Leben der Königinn Christina von Schweden betreffend, gehören; welche aus Archiven, Tagebüchern, Handschriften und gedruckten Werken entlehnet worden sind, und in dem zweyten Bande dieses Werks angezogen werden.], 43 Bl. [Register], 1 Bl. [Anweisung an den Buchbinder]. Mit insgesamt 4 Titelvignetten, einigen Textkupfern (Buchschmuck) sowie 19 Kupfertafeln. Original-Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückentitel sowie reichlich Goldschmuck. Marmorierter Schnitt. Zustand: Buchblöcke fest. Hinter- und Vorderdeckel von Band 1 mit 3 kleinen Wurmspuren. Bei Band 2 ist die vordere Außenfalz angeplatzt. Beide Einbände sind leicht berieben und bestoßen (vor allem die Ecken bei Band 1). Die Titelblätter sind gebräunt, ansonsten ist das Papier überwiegend sauber, nur sehr vereinzelt leicht braunfleckig. Insgesamt zwei gute Exemplare dieses seltenen Werkes..

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        Portrait engraving by François Morellon de la Cave (fl. 1700-1755) after Andrea Soldi (1703-after 1771)

      [?Paris]. 1751. The composer is depicted half-length holding a piece of music manuscirpt and a quill pen. 236 x 184 mm. A fine impression on laid paper. Staining to blank lower right area extending into image; several very small nicks to edges; minor repair to lower right corner; some abrasion to verso; trimmed to plate mark. . "Though consistently acknowledged as one of the greatest composers of his age, his reputation from his death to the early 20th century rested largely on the knowledge of a small number of orchestral works and oratorios, Messiah in particular. In fact, he contributed to every musical genre current in his time, both vocal and instrumental. The composition of operas, mainly on Italian librettos, dominated the earlier part of his career, and are the finest (though not the most typical) of their kind. In his later years his commitment to large-scale vocal works, usually with a strong dramatic element, found a more individual outlet in English oratorio, a genre that he invented and established." Anthony Hicks in Grove online

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Delahaye b. Robert, "Les Indes Orientalis".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1751, 48 x 56. Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, unten mittig ein Meilenanzeiger. Zeigt Indien, sowie Bangla Desh, Birma, Tibet, Thailand (Siam), Vietnam, Kambodscha und Malaysia.

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        Cajus Suetonis Tranquillus, ex recensione Francisci Oudendorpii, qui vanriantes lectiones, fuasque animadversiones adjecit; intermixtis J.G Graevii, et J Gronovii, nec non ineditis Caroli Andreae Dukeri, adnotationibus.

      Samuel Luchtmans, Leiden 1751 - 2 blanco, Franse titel, & gegraveerde titelpagina, titelpagina in rood/ zwarte typografie, (20), 1024 pp., (18), 2 blanco. Volledig met de 12 gegraveerde bustes. Met handgeschreven notities (Engels) mee ingebonden. Complete with the 12 engraved busts. Handwritten notes bound with the other pages. 1 volumes. Rug komt los aan en staart. Scheurtjes. Over het algemeen goede toestand. Originele band in vol perkament., vlakke rug, titelschild, sneden zwart/ gespikkeld. Original vellum, flat spine with printed title

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        The adventures of Perigrine Pickle. In which are included, memoirs of a lady of quality.

      printed for the author and sold by D. Wilson, London 1751 - First edition, 4 volumes, 12mo, full contemporary calf, double gilt-ruled borders on covers, gilt fillets and volume numbers on spine, sprinkled edges; volume IV varies slightly in binding with simple gilt ornaments in the spine panels; generally a very good to fine set, complete with all the requisite blanks. L12 in volume III is a cancel, as usual. Smollett's second novel, following Roderick Random which was published in 1748. Rothschild 1910 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Haggadah Seder Shel Pessah [Passover pesah pesakh pessach haggada hagada hagadah]

      Meshulam Zalman ben Aaron, Sulzbach 1751 - With the commentary of the Abrabanel. Numerous copperplate engravings and decorated incipt letters throughout. The Seder songs translated into Yiddish in Tsur (tse'ena ure'ena) typography. Title within architectural framework incorporating numerous Biblical scenes. Folio. New binding, with mylar protective jacket. Yudlov 209. Yaari 134. [1], 18 leaves. Some paper repairs and a few pages with loss of a few letters or words in the margins. OCLC: Libraries worldwide that own item: 5 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brief mit eigenh. U. ("Fch").

      Potsdam, 3. November 1751.. 2/3 S. Gr.-folio. Heftspuren; etwas unfrisch.. Kabinettsordre an die kurmärkische Kriegs- und Domänenkammer. &quote;Seine Königl. Majestät in Preußen [ ] haben auf das angeschloßene Memorial des aus Sachsen nach Trebbin gezogenen Tuchmachers Christian Andreas Richters in Gnaden resolviret, daß, weilderselbe gesonnen sich daselbst ein Häußchen aufzubauen, ihm zu diesem Behuef nicht allein eine convenable Stelle [ ] angewiesen, sondern auch so viel Bau Holtz, als nach einen zuvor zu verfertigenden Anschlag dazu ohn umgänglich erfordert wird, aus denen dasigen Königl. Heyden gegen Bezahlung des gewöhnlichen Stamm-Geldes frey verabfolget werden solle [ ]&quote;. - Darunter Bearbeitungsvermerke.

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        Inventum novum ex percussione thoracis humani ut signo abstrusos interni pectoris morbos detegendi.

      . Wien, Johann Trattner, 1751, 8°, 95, (1) pp., frisches, breitrandiges Exemplar im älteren Halbpergamenteinband im Stil der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschildchen.. "ONE OF THE GREAT CLASSIC OF MEDICINE" - First Edition, First Issue, without the errata on the verso of the last leaf (F 8), Complete! - - "Percussion of the abdomen as a means of distinguishing between tympanites and ascites dates back into antiquity, but percussion of the thorax starts with Leopold Auenbrugger whose Inventum Novum ex Percussione Thoracis Humani was published in I76i, the same year as Morgagni's great work on pathological anatomy. Auenbrugger's discovery of percussion was not entirely fortuitous for his father was an innkeeper, and he must have watched men tapping the wine barrels to find out how full or empty they were. - He was also a good musician and wrote the libretto of an opera (Antonio Salieri's - The chimney sweep) for which he was ennobled by the Empress in I784, so that evidently he had a good ear for sound. - Born at Gratz in I722, he studied medicine in Vienna under Van Swieten, graduating in 1752, and later became physician to the Spanish Hospital in Vienna where for seven years 'amid laborious and tedious exertions' he tested his method of percussion by dissections whenever possible and experimented on cadavers by filling the chest with water. Auenbrugger practised direct or immediate percussion, striking the patient's chest, covered by a shirt, with the finger tips of his gloved hand, first during normal breathing and then in full inspiration. He described the natural percussion sound in different parts of the chest, noting that over the space occupied by the heart the sound loses part of its natural clearness and becomes dull. His observations related mainly to lung disease, but two sections dealt with heart disease, namely section XLVI on dropsy of the pericardium and section XLVIII on aneurysm of the heart. He divided dropsy of the pericardium into serous and purulent varieties, noting a completely deadened percussion sound such as obtained by striking a fleshy limb. He also described the symptoms such as fainting, unequal pulse, swelling of the neck, and a tendency to fall asleep while sitting with the body inclined forwards, later described as the pillow sign by Blechmann. He defined aneurysm of the heart as a condition of overdistension of its cavities when they became unequal to propel their contents forward, and found a fleshy percussion sound over a considerable space in the region of the heart. - Auenbrugger's treatise proved to be premature as the anatomical conception of disease based on Morgagni took many years to permeate clinical medicine, so that percussion was virtually ignored by the majority of contemporary physicians, though Haller regarded it favourably and Stoil seems to have practised it in Vienna where others were hostile. - The treatise was twice republished in Latin and Roziere de la Chassagne included a French translation in his manual on pulmonary disease (I770), stating that though he had not used the method, it seemed free from danger! The credit of introducing percussion into clinical practice belongs to Corvisart who first learned of it from the works of Stoll whose aphorisms he had translated. He tested percussion in his clinic in Paris, described it in his famous textbook of i8o6, and published a second French translation of Auenbrugger's Inventum Novum in i8o8, together with his commentaries based on twenty years of experience." - "Auenbrugger's discovery had to wait half a century before it came into clinical use in Paris where it was soon overshadowed by Laennec's mediate auscultation which made him famous in his short lifetime. Nevertheless, percussion paved the way to physical diagnosis of heart disease, and as far as the heart is concerned Auenbrugger made fewer errors than Laennec. There is no doubt as to the important role of percussion of the heart in the preradiological era when great advances in cardiology were taking place, and I can do no better than to quote G. W. Balfour's Harveian Discourse of I887, in which he stated that nowadays when we can ascertain the dimensions of the heart and the state of its orifices with a precision which is almost perfect, we can scarcely realize the state of chaos into which ignorance of percussion and auscultation would plunge us!" D.Evan Bedford, Auenbrugger's contribution to cardiology History of percussion of the heart. British Heart_Journal, 197I, 33, pp.8I7-821. - - Both the first and second issues of Auenbrugger's classic have been rare books for over a hundred years, the first issue especially so. - Garrison & Morton No. 2672; Norman 81; Lilly, p. 127; Heirs of Hippocrates 954; Willius & Keys, pp. 190-213; Osler 1863; Bibliotheca Medica, L'art Ancien S.A.Zurich, Cat. 21/34 "Only a small number of copies were published"; Balfour, G. W. (I887). On the evolution of cardiac diagnosis from Harvey's days till now. Edinburgh Medical Journal, 32, 1065; P.J. Bishop: A Bibliography of Auenbrugger's Inventum novum (1761). Tubercle, 1961, 42, pp.78-90

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        Historische Beschreibung der Chur und Mark Brandenburg nach ihrem Ursprung, Einwohnern, Natürlichen Beschaffenheit, Gewässer, Landschaften, Stäten, Geistlichen Stiftern etc. Regenten, deren Staats- und Religions- Handlungen, Wapen, Siegel und Münzen, Wohlverdienten Geschlechtern Adelichen und Bürgerlichen Standes, Ausnehmen der Wissenschaften und Künste in derselben, theils aus schriftlichen und aus Archiven hergenommenen, oder auch gedrukten urkunden, theils aus der erfahrung selbst zusammen getragen und verfasset von Bernhard Ludwig Bekmann,

      Berlin, Christian Friedrich Voß, 1751, 1753. - 5 Bl., 1172 Sp., 1 Bl.; 5 Bl., 276 Sp., 128 Sp. 1 Tafel, 92, 64, 68, 48, 56,178, 346 Sp., 1 Bl., 32 Sp. Bd 1: 20 Kupferstich Tab.; Bd.2: 1 Faltkarte, 5 Kupferstich Tab. (dabei 2 doppelseitige Stadtansichten Perleberg, Witstock, Havelberg, Stendal, Saltzwedel). Bindung vorne größtenteils offen, einige Seiten mit Feuchtigkeitsrand, einige Seiten randrissig, Ebd. Decke z.T. eingerissen, Kanten beschabt, Titelseite Bd. 1 als eingeklebte Kopie, Zustand insgesamt altersgemäss i.O. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3450 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Concordantiae Bibliorum, juxta exemplar Vulgatae editionis Sixti V. Pontif. Max. Jussu Recognitum, et Clementis VIII. Authoritate editum

      Joannis Georgii Lochneri, Bambergae 1751 - Gran fol., páginas sin numerar (1.500, aprox.). Frontis grabado. Impreso a tres columnas. Pasta española, nervios. lomo cuajado. Encuadernación algo deslucida. Ex-libris del anterior propietario. Buena edición, con un frontis grabado representando los dos Papas y las figuras femeninas de la Sabiduría y la piedad. Obra teológica, contiene los números de los versos después de las letra del alfabeto, y los índices de la secciones que los comprenden. Buen ejemplar.

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        Art de faire éclorre et d'élever en toute saison des oiseaux domestiques de toutes espèces. Soit par le moyen de la chaleur du fumier, soit par le moyen de celle du feu ordinaire. Seconde édition.

      Paris Imprimerie Royale 1751 - 2 volumes in-12, XVIII-364, 427 pp., 16 planches gravées dépliantes H.T., 11 vignettes en bandeaux. Reliure plein veau moucheté époque, dos à nerfs ornés, pèces de titre et de tomaison.(2 coiffes usées). Seconde édition, la première date de 1749. L'ouvrage, divisé en deux mémoires, eut un impact considérable en France, la méthode d'incubation artificielle de Réaumur a permis une notable amélioration dans l'élevage avicole en France et fut utilisée pendant près de deux siècles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [He Kaine Diatheke]. Novum testamentum graecum editionis receptae cum lectionibus variantibus codicum MSS., editionum aliarum, versionum et patrum

      Amstelaedami: Ex officina Dommeriana, 1751–52.

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        Karte von der Provinz Quito in Peru

      Leipzig 1751 - Published "Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande", Size : 595x360 (mm), 23.375x14.125 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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      Londres, Rollin 1751 - Bon Etat 4 volumes, reliure plein veau havane, dos lisses ornés de fleurons et de fers dorés, tranches rouges, reliures de l'époque. 15 gravures dessinées par Gravelot et gravées par Aveline, Chedel, Fessard, Pasquier. Bons exemplaires [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The adventures of Peregrine Pickle. In which are included, memoirs of a lady of quality."

      London: printed for the author and sold by D. Wilson. 1751. "First edition, 4 vols., 12mo, full contemporary calf, maroon morocco labels on gilt paneled spines, skillful repair to spine ends, lacking the final blank in vol. 2, but with the errata and final blank in vol. 3, contained in a full brown morocco pull-off box. L12 in vol. III is a cancel, as usual. Rothschild 1910."

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        The works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt. Political, commercial, and philosophical; together with his letters and poems. The whole never before collected together, and some never yet printed. To which is prefix'd, a new account of his life by Tho. Birch. 2 Bände.

      London R Dodsley 1751 - 1 Bl., CXX, 280 (recte 282) S., 1 Bl.; 1 Bl., 400 S. Mit gestochenem Porträt von L. P. Boitard. 8° (20,5 x 13,5 cm). Leder um 1800 mit Rückenvergoldung, Deckelfileten und goldgeprägten Supralibros auf allen Deckeln. Erste Gesamtausgabe. - Enthält unter anderem: "A discourse of the original and fundamental cause of natural, arbitrary, necessary, and unnatural war"; A discourse of the invention of ships, anchors, compass etc."; Observations touching trade and commerce with the Hollander, and other nations"; "A voyage for the discovery of Guiana"; "An apology for the voyage to Guiana". - Teils etwas gebräunt, stellenweise fleckig. Stärker berieben, Kapitale leicht lädiert, Gelenke brüchig (Vorderdeckel von Band II lose), Rückenschilder fehlen. - Dennoch insgesamt durchaus gutes, restaurierbares Exemplar, die Deckel mit den Supralibros der schottischen "Signet Library", die Innendeckel mit entsprechenden Signatur-Exlibris, aber keinen Stempeln oder ähnliche Mängeln. *ESTC T52794. Goldsmiths' 8591. Lowndes 2039. Sabin 67598. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Exercitationes ad pandectas Bd. I - IV.

      Hannover/Göttingen, Schmid 1745, 1747, 1748 , 1751 - Bd. I: 2 Bl., LV S., 4 Bl., 1076 S., 1 Bl. : Frontisp. (Portr., Kupferst.), Bd. 2: XVI, 1132, XX S., Bd. III: LII, 975 S., Bd. IV: LXXXVIII S., 8 Bl. (Index), 942 S., 23 cm, goldgeprägte Ledereinbände der Zeit, wiss. Fußnoten, deutsche Einschübe, einzelne Bleistiftanstreichungen, leicht gebräunt. Böhmer (1674-1749) war Prof. in Halle, Kirchenrechtsgelehrter, Geheimer Rat, Hofrat und Hofpfalzgraf sowie Regierungskanzler des Herzogtums Magdeburg; Hrsg.: Georg Ludwig Böhmer. Sprache: lat Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Eloge de la folie, traduit du latin d'Erasme par M. Gueudeville. Nouvelle édition revûe et corrigée sur le texte de l'édition de Basle. Ornée de nouvelles figures. Avec des notes

      S.l. (Paris), s.n. (Hochereau), 1751., 1751. Maroquin brun d'époque, dos à cinq nerfs, titre doré sur pièce de titre rouge, filets et petits fers dorés, plats encadrés d'un triple filet doré, coupes filetées, roulette d'encadrement sur les contreplats, trois tranches dorées.. 18/24,5 cm. (in-4), 10 pp.n.c., xxiv, 222 pp. 2 ff.n.c.. Exemplaire sur grand papier réimposé au format in-quarto, pour ceux-ci, le frontispice est dans un bel encadrement d'Eisen, gravé par Martinasie, sous la direction de Le Bas. Ouvrage orné d'un frontispice, 13 pl., une vignette en page de titre, un bandeau et un cul de lampe gravés par Le Mire, Le Grand, Martinasie, Tardieu, etc., d'après Eisen. Notre exemplaire est grand de marges (239/174 mm), l'impression des figures est vigoureuse. La coiffe supérieure est absente et les coins usés, les deux gardes blanches de début et fin d'ouvrage portent des mouillures périphériques claires qui n'affectent pas le reste de l'ouvrage.

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        The Life of John Ledyard, the American Traveller; Comprising Selections from His Journals and Correspondence

      Hilliard and Brown. First edition.. Title page repaired at the gutter, with no loss; very good copy.. Sabin 88991; American Imprints 35372. 8vo, modern quarter red morocco, red cloth boards, gilt rules and lettering. An essential source book for Cook?s voyage and other important explorations edited and compiled by Jared Sparks, but based on the first-hand account of John Ledyard (1751-1789), an American who traveled on Cook?s third expedition and later attempted to traverse Russia at the behest of Thomas Jefferson, who wanted to discover the route to the North American continent. In 1789 Ledyard disappeared while exploring the Nile River.

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        Senckenbergische Sammlung von ungedruckt- und raren Schriften, Zu Erläuterung derer Rechte und Geschichten von Teuschland. Vier Theile samt Vorrede und General-Register.

      Frankfurt am Mayn, Johann Friedrich Fleischer, 1745-1751. - 4 Bände in 2 (so komplett). 8° (17.5x10), Band I/II: [28] Bl.,319 S., [8] Bl.,299 S., mit Frontispiz, 1 ganzseitigen Tischordnung und 3 (2 gefaltete) Tafeln mit 13 Siegel-Abb.; Band III/IV: [8] Bl., 368 S.; [20] Bl., 268 S., [6] Bl.; [so komplett] einheitl Ldrbde d.Zt. mit 2 farb RSchildern und reicher goldRPräg, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt, KammMarmorVorsätze, Deckel mit 3 kleinen oberflächl Wurmgängen, sonst schönes gepflegtes Exemplar, fest und sauber, [ADB 34; 1 f].- Heinrich Christian Senckenberg (1704-1768) dt. Jurist und Staatswissenschaftler, Verfasser zahlreicher Schriften und Quellensammlungen zur Rechtsgeschichte.-- (Gesamttitelblatt sowie Einzeltitel mit UT: Zu Erläuterung des Staats= des gemeinen bürgerlichen und Kirchen-Rechts, Wie auch Der Geschichten von Teutschland).-- enthält ERSTER BAND: I.Zwanzig Stücke alte Reichs-Urkunden.- II.Beschreibung des Reichs-Tags von 1495.- III.Beschreibung des Reichs-Tags von 1505 durch Jorg Brandenburg.- IV.Johann Meischners Beschreibung des Reichs-Tags von 1566.-- ZWEITER BAND: I.Diarium Ludovici Comitis Wittgensteinii continens Acta Jusicii Aulici in Commitiis 1570.- II.Kayserliche Proposition auf dem Reichstaf 1582.- III.Chur-Pfälzische Relation von dem Reichstag 1613.-- DRITTER BAND: I.Protocolum von dem 1575 in Regensburg gehaltenen Churfürsten und Wahltag.- II.Sechzehen denckwürdige Schreiben so im Anfang vorigen Seculi zwischen K. Rudolpho II. und einigen Ständen gewechselt worden.- III.Verschiedene Lehens und andre Uhrkunden des ausgestorbenen Hauses von Heußenstamm / von 1291 bis 1639.-- VIERTER BAND: I.Oratio Enee Syllvii Episcopi Senensis coram Calixto Papa III de obediendia Friderici III. Imperatoris 1455 ex vet Impresso.- II.Acta Publica Kaysers Maximiliani I. Gesanschafft nach Moskau, dessen Einrichtung des Hofraths und Tod, sodann die Polnische Heirats-Abrede von 1530 mit Ferdinandi I. ältesten Prinzessin betr e MS.- III.Georgii Sauromanni Caesaris in urbe Procuratoris, ad Hispanos de Caroli V.itinere in Germaniam Oratio Hadriano Electo Pnt Max cum aliis. Ex vetere Impresso Romano.- IV.Siegmund Grafen von Herberstein Relation von dem Churfürstentag 1534 und kurz darau gefolgten Cadanischen Vertrag ex Msto.- V.15 alte Dokumente aus dem 12.-15.Jahrhundert, welche größesten Teils die teutsche Rechte und Reichs-Sachen erläutern.-

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        Skånska Resa, På Höga Öfwerhetens Befallning Förrättad År 1749. Med Rön och Anmärkningar Uti Oeconomien, Naturalier, Antiquiteter, Seder, Lefnads-sätt. Med Tilhörige Figurer.

      1751 1751 - Stockholm: Lars Salvius 1751. Med kobberstukket kort over Skåne og 6 foldede kobberplancher samt træskårne illustrationer i teksten. Titelblad trykt i rødt og sort. (10) + XIV + 434 + (34) s. Meget rent eksemplar indbundet i smukt samtidigt halvlæder. Navn og stempel på titelblad bortraderet med lidt afsmitning på de følgende 4 sider. Gammelt ejernavn på friblad. With engraved map showing Skåne, 6 folded copperplates and textual illustrations cut in wood. Titlepage printed in red and black. Very clean copy bound in contemporary halfleather, spine richly gilt. Name and stamp erased from titelpage affecting the next 4 pages. Old name on first free endpaper. * Originaludgaven. "Linnés landskapsresor från 1700-talet är jämte de båda ungdomsresorna de i dag mest lästa och älskade av hans skrifter. Med oöverträffad klarhet och en fysisk påtaglighet, som är Linnés hemlighet, ger de en av fakta bräddfylld rundmåling av frihetstidens syd- och mellansvenska landsbygd. . allt var viktigt: hushållning och manufakturer, naturalster, antikviteter, folkmedicin, allmogens seder och bruk. När det gäller etnologin - husbyggnad och klädedräkt, frieri, bröllop, och majstänger, gärdsgårdar och huskurer - är de tre reseböckerna verkliga skattkammare." Lindroth III, 191-92. Beskriver bl.a. Malmö, Ängelholm, Christianstad og Kullen. First edition. "Linné's travels from the 18th century are among the most loved and read of his writings. The secret of Linné is his undisputed clarity in physical description. He gives a detailed general description of the villages of middle and southern Sweden in the times of the search for freedom. Everything is important: household and manufacture, antiquities, popular medicine, and the general customs of the country population. The anthropological descriptions of the 3 travelbooks are the real gems: housebuilding, dress, courting, weddings, maypoles, &c." Lindroth III, 191-92. Soulsby 210. Hulth 81. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Imprimerie Royale, Paris 1751 - ( v ) , 266pp , X , Table des matières . Avec 3 planches dépliantes,- Reliure de l'époque . Veau marbré , dos à nerfs orné , pièce detitre maroquin, tranches rouges .- Très bon état .- Une petite galerie de vers atteignant les marge de les dernières 6 feuillets ,- *** /// .- Very fine . Size: In 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      EX TYPOGRAPHIA BALLEONIANA, VENETIIS 1751 - In 8. Dim. 23,5x18 cm. Pp. (72)+531, (56)+522+(10), (56)+336, (48)+304+(24). Bella edizione del 1751 del celebre formularium legale del giuresconsulto e prelato di Gubbio Francesco Monacelli.Monacelli fu protonotario apostolico e Vicario Generale prima nella città di Potenza e poi di Jesi.Il suo formularium legale ebbe notevole successo tanto che venne pubblicato in numerose edizioni. L'opera è composta da quattro tomi ed è completa. I primi tre tomi contengono il formularium per il foro ecclesiastico, il quarto è un supplemento postumo e contiene numerose decisiones della Sacra Rota Romana. Ogni tomo è preceduto da un ampio indice. Frontespizio in rosso e nero. Copertina in mezza pelle settecentesca. Collazionato e risultato completo. Tagli marmorizzati. In buone condizioni. Copertina in mezza pelle settecentesca in discrete condizioni generali con usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture e bruniture. Beautiful edition of 1751 of the famous legal formularium by the juresconsult from Gubbio Francesco Monacelli. Monacelli was apostolical protonothary and general vicary in the city of Potenza and in Jesi. His legal formularium had a huge success so much that it was published in different editions. The work is made up of four tomes and it is complete. The first three tomes contain the formularium for church trials, the fourth one is a posthumous supplement containing different decisiones of the Sacra Rota Romana. Wide index at the beginning of each tome. Red and black title page. Half leather cover of the XVIII century. Collationed complete work. Marbled external edges of pages. In good conditions. Half leather cover of the XVIII century in fair general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings and yellowings. La libreria Sephora di Elena Serru offre uno sconto del 20% su tutto il catalogo per un periodo limitato. Il costo originario del libro è 500,00 euro.

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        Cours d'opérations de chirurgie, démontrées au Jardin-Royal par M. Dionis, premier Chirurgien de feües Mesdames les Dauphines, & Chirurgien-Juré à Paris.

      Paris: D"Houry, 1751 - Fort in-8. "Quatrième édition, Revûë, augmentée de Remarques importantes, & enrichie de figures en taille-douces, qui représentent les Instrumens nouveaux les plus en usage", par G. de la Faye, Chirurgien-Juré à Paris. xxxii, 914p. (mal chiffrées 920, avec inversion de quelques feuillets au niveau de la table); frontispice et 16 planches hors-texte, dont 1 dépliante, et nombreuses figures sur bois dans le texte, la plupart représentant des instruments chirurgicaux. Reliure d'époque en veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre en maroquin vert. Un coin légèrement émoussé, coiffe inférieure partiellement arasée, épidermures sur les coupes, autrement en très bon état. Ouvrage classique de chirurgie, maintes fois réédité tout au long du XVIIIème siècle. Les leçons de Dionis couvrent l'ensemble de la médecine opératoire en dix démonstrations, depuis le bas-ventre jusqu'à la tête et aux yeux. Les remarques complémentaires de La Faye présentent les découvertes effectuées depuis la première édition, publiée en 1707. Dezeimeris II, 96.

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        Nuevo mapa, descripción iconológica del mundo abreviado. Real máscara de simbólicos triumphos en festiva ostentación del más plausible culto por medio de los quatro elementos, que ofreció la lealtad amante de los Dependientes de las Reales Fábricas del Tabaco, para celebrar la Real Jura, solemnizada por la mui noble, y mui leal Ciudad de Sevilla en la Exaltación a el Throno, y Cetro de dos Mundos de nuestro Catholico Monarcha el Sr. D. Fernando VI

      Sevilla, s.a. [1751, según la tasa] - 8º mayor, [60]+409 p, pergamino flexible, restos de cierres de cuerda, cortes tintados; pequeña falta en punta superior izquierda. Mancha de humedad en mitad inferior de preliminares, pequeños taladros de xilófago en margen inferior, sin afectar. Portada orlada

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        A Treatise on Diamonds and Pearls.

      London, printed by C.and J. Ackers for the author. 1751 - 20.5 x 12.5 cms. Pp. (6), viii, (18), 155 (3), 30 engraved plates including some tables. Contemporary marbled calf boards, later morocco spine with gilt lettering. Some foxing, small inkstain on foredge, extremities rubbed. Includes list of subcribers which is not always present. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The theory and practice of commerce and maritime affairs / Written originally in Spanish, by Don Geronymo de Uztariz, Knight of the Order of St. Jago, Member of his Catholick Majesty's Privy Council, of the Royal Board of Trade and the Mint.: . and his Majesty's Secretary in the Council and Chamber of the Indies. Translated from the original, by John Kippax, B.D. Fellow of Clare-hall, and Master of the Academy in Little Tower-street. In two volumes

      London : Printed for J. & J. Rivington, in St. Paul's Church-yard; and J. Crofts, bookseller in Bristol., MDCCLI. [1751.] - Physical description 2 v. ; 8vo. Notes; includes index. Translation of: Theorica y practica de comercio y de marina. Subject; Taxation - Spain. Spain - Commerce. Spain - Commercial policy. Spain - Colonies - Administration. Other names Kippax, John. Related item referenced by: ESTC, T138240. Language English. Terminal leaf of v.1 torn with insubstantial loss. Scattered marginal foxing. Finely bound both in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An uncommonly good set - additional bibliographic detail on request. 2 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesellenbrief. Gesamtansicht der Stadt mit der Wartburg im verzierten Oval, darunter hs. ausgefüllter Gesellenbrief für den "Zeug- und Raschmacher ... Heinrich Andreas Reinhart von Statt Ilm", oben Allianzwappen mit Herzogshut. Mit Originalunterschriften und papiergedecktem Siegel.

      . Kupferstich und hs. ausgefüllte, gestochene Inschrift mit Zierbuchstaben "bei Johann Heimreich, Fürstl. Muntz- u. Eisenschneider", Eisenach, "den 7. october Anno 1751", 10 x 25 cm (Stadtansicht) bzw. 27 x 32 cm (Plattenkante).. Stopp, DDR, 46. - Die Unterschriften sind vom Lehrmeister "Johann Georg Schmalenberg" und von den Obermeistern "Michael Thomas Lüttich", "Niclaus Heinrich Weiß" und "Johann Melchior Hartmann". Das Allianzwappen zeigt links das sächsische Wappen, rechts das von Eisenach mit St. Georg zu Pferde, den Drachen bekämpfend. - Mit Längs- und Querfalten, dort kleinere, hinterlegte Papierdurchbrüche, im breiten Rand verschiedene Altersspuren.

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        The Tryal of Thomas Colley . . . For the cruel and inhuman Murder of Ruth Osborne . . . by ducking her in Marlston-Mere . . . under Supposition of her being a Witch [together with the accounts of several other trials]

      Printed for T. Brown in the Little Old Bailey [etc.], London 1751 - Original ?self-wraps, disbound, the imprint and lower margin shaved, one line sometimes lost (supplied in manuscript); a delicate but usable survival First edition of a rare trial account arising from the last instance of the death in England of an accused witch, drowned by a lynch mob led by Thomas Colley, himself then convicted of the murder and executed; three copies in ESTC, none in England [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Das Neueste aus der anmuthigen Gelehrsamkeit. Herausgeber Johann Christoph Gottsched

      Leipzig, Breitkopf 1751 -1762. 18 cm. Band 1-6, 8-12 (von 12) in 11 Bänden (je 12 Teile). Mit insges. 130 (von 132) gestochen Frontispiz und 10 Seiten Musiknoten. Festeinband, Ledereinband-Bde. der Zeit mit Rsch. - Goed. III, 359, 5 - Jantz 1160 - Wilke II, 12f - Seebaß-Edelmann I, 332f (1-2, 10) - Nahezu vollständige Serie der seltenen kritischen Monatsschrift, hauptsächlich von Gottsched bestritten. Mitarbeiter waren und a. F. W. Beer, J. A. Cramer, P. C. Henrici, M. G. Lichtwehr, C. O. v. Schönaich, D. W. Triller. Enthält neben zahlreichen Auszügen und Inhaltsangaben von Büchern auch Rezensionen und selbständige Abhandlungen aus der literarischen und gelehrten Welt, und a. über: Wellers Nachricht von dem seltenen Buche "Ars moriendi"; Miltons Gebrauch der Neuern in seinem verlornen Paradiese; Nachrichten über die Peutingersche Karte; Christian von Wolfs Leben; Abhandlung über die Kosaken; Süßmilch: die göttliche Ordnung in den Veränderungen des menschlichen Geschlechts; Vom Einbalsamieren der Ägypter; Lob- und Gedenkreden auf Melanchthon (1760); Klagegedichte auf "Wittenberg im Feuer der Belagerung"; Bericht über den erstmals beobachteten Venusdurchgang am 6. Juni 1761; Gerhard Meermann. Anmerkungen von dem Ursprung unseres heutigen Papiers. Die Frontispizes mit Illustrationen zu Aufsätzen, und a.: Peutingersche Tafeln, Ausbruch des Vesuvs, Zwinger zu Dresden, Ansicht von Helgoland, Universal-Mikroskop, Schloß Dornburg, Kreuzkirche zu Dresden vor dem Brand, Wittenberg während und nach der Bombardierung, Karte von Sibirien. in Band 1 fehlen 2 Frontispiz und Titel zu Nr. 1. Im ganzen gut erhaltene Exemplare, teilweise berieben, an 3 Bänden Rückensch. abgeblättert, Band 5 und 10 anfangs Feuchtigkeitsspuren, sonst fast fleckenfrei. -

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        Der italienische Aesopus oder Bertholds satyrische Geschichte : darinnen seine sonderbare Begebenheiten, sinnreiche Einfa lle, u. kluge Auffu hrung bey Hofe . nebst seinem Testamente enthalten ; aus d. Franzo sischen ins Teutsche u bersetz.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig: Bey Heinrich Ludwig Broenner, 1751. - Octavo. [xxx], 221pp. ):( 8, A8-S8. Title-page in red-and-black. Contemporary calf. With a hand-colored frontispiece by A. Reinhardt. Hayn-Gotendorf I, 30.

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        Barbarian Cruelty; Or, an Accurate and Impartial Narrative of the Unparallel'd Sufferings and almost Incredible Hardships of the British Captives, belonging to the Inspector Privateer, Capt. Richard Veale, Commander, during their Slavery under the Arbitrary and Despotic Government of Muley Abdallah, Emperor of Fez and Morocco Third Edition. [Bound together with:] A Supplement to the Barbarian Cruelty

      London: R. Walker, 1751 - Octavo (171 × 102 mm). Recent sprinkled half calf to style, red morocco label, raised bands with gilt rules, small floral tools to compartments, marbled sides. Somewhat browned, repairs to verso of 2 plates, no loss of text or image; a nicely presented copy of an uncommon book. Portrait, 5 folding plates. Third edition of the main text, first published in the same year, first edition of the supplement which contains the accounts of four of Troughton's fellow captives. "A scarce account of the adventures of the survivors of the Privateer Inspector, which was wrecked on the coast of Morocco" (Cox). One of the most infamous incidents involving the enslavement of British seamen occurred in 1746 when the ship Inspector, was wrecked in Tangier Bay, "All eighty-seven survivors were taken into captivity It was five long years before Troughton and his surviving comrades were brought back by the British Government" (Milton, White Gold p269). Troughton sets out to relate in detail, "not only an Account of the various Hardships which our now happy ransomed Slaves were obliged to undergo under the tyrannical Treatment of their respective Task-Masters, or Overseers, but a succinct Account likewise of the Country in which they were taken Captives, and of the wild and extravagant Measures which are occasionally pursued by the Emperor of the Place, whose Will alone is his Law and whose Orders, however irrational, inhuman, or unaccountable they may be, must, on no Pretext whatever, be contested or disobeyed flattering ourselves that a Narrative of such Variety of shocking Incidents, and unheard-of Cruelties, will of themselves by sufficiently amusing" (Author's Preface). So outlandish was his tale that Troughton went to great lengths construct an effective "strategy of authentication" (Colley, Captives p90). "He swore to the authenticity of his captivity narrative in front of its printer, and before the Lord Mayor of London himself, Sir Francis Cockayne. He even took twenty-one of his fellow sailors and former comrades in captivity along with him to the Mansion House to 'attest to the accuracy of his account.' Their combined testimonies, which bore the names of the seamen able to write and the marks of those who could not, were inserted as a preface to [the] published text, in a transparent attempt to reassure and convince readers before they embarked on it." Colley, Captives: Britain, Empire and the World, 1600-1850; Cox I, p. 382; Milton, White Gold: the extraordinary story of Thomas Pellow.

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        ECCELLENZA io non amo se non l'incontro [incipit, opera senza frontespizio].

      [1751], S.l.n.d., 1751 - in-4, pp. 14, leg. cartone rust. coevo con d. rinforzato in cart. marmorizz. Raro opuscolo la cui data si evince al fine della Lettera. Con una gr. tav. più volte ripiegata composta da due tavv. giuntate raff. il lungo prospetto del ponte di Bassano. Con una interess. storia del celebre ponte riedificato nel 1748 dall'architetto Bartolomeo Ferracina (1692-1777) su quello progettato dal Palladio. Importante disamina sui criteri usati per la ricostruzione del noto ponte rispetto a quelli del Palladio. Sono ampiamente descritte le tipologie dei materiali usati: "legni di castagnaro" di Asolo, le "pianezze", colonne in legno, la macchina per il "battipalo", ecc. Gamba p.86: "Contro l'opera ferraciniana si stampò una lunga lettera anonima in data 12 settembre 1751 [la nostra] arricchita da due tavole in rame. Si crede che l'edizione sia stata eseguita in Ferrara e ne fu giudicato l'Autore il signor Francesco Maria Preti architetto e matematico di Castelfranco.". A quest'opera seguì un'apologia per mano di D. Lorenzo Maria Della Riva anch'essa pubblicata anonima e con il titolo "Il Ponte di Bassano difeso". Ottimo stato di conservazione. [383]

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      Por Pedro Escuder - Barcelona. 1751. 15X10. 4h+279Pág+2h. Holandesa con puntas. Muy raro ejemplar de medicina con las dos obras correspondientes. Ref 9.6 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hermes. Or, A Philosophical Enquiry concerning Language and Universal Grammar

      London: Printed by H. Woodfall, for J. Nourse, 1751., 1751. First Edition. 8vo.; pp. xix, 426, (26). Bound in recent half speckled calf with raised bands and red title label to spine, marbled boards. Some age toning, occasional and light foxing; minute tear to fore margin of a few pages; library stamp to recto and verso of title page with pen mark, and to p.1. Very good indeed. The most important and influential eighteenth-century works on language.

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