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        Geschichte des Gaudentio di Lucca: oder merkwurdige Nachricht

      Frankfurt & Leipzig: Gebruder ..., 1751. Two volumes in one, octavo; early ownership inscription, faded library stamp title verso, a little loose but a good copy contemporary vellum, a bit stained. A lost city in Africa whose inhabitants do no wrong. The first German edition and one of the scarcest of all editions of Berington's utopia: NUC, for example, lists only two copies, compared with twelve for the first English edition of 1737. Although it pretends to derive from an Italian source, the Memoirs was created by an Englishman. The text was sometimes thought to be the work of Bishop Berkeley, but became correctly attributed to Berington during the nineteenth century. As the title suggests, the work takes the form of a trial transcript, with questioning from various inquisitors and a learned commentary from one Signor Rhedi. The protagonist Gaudentio, hauled in front of the Inquisition, describes Mezzorania in Africa, a city which has been cut off from external contact for over three thousand years. His first impression of the principal city of Phor is of an 'immense Garden', but his more detailed analysis shows a city which owes much to the solar model earlier proposed by Campanella in Città del Sole. Less regulated than many other utopias, the citizens have a system based on the precept 'Thou shalt do no wrong to anyone'. Unusually for the strict utopia, long-term relationships based on love are actively encouraged; indeed, Gaudentio talks at length about his own relationship with a Mezzoranian woman. Ellison, in an article devoted to this 'forgotten utopia' and its authorship, comments that 'Berington can stand upon his own merits, and the early appraisal of the work which saw in it the reflection of a wise, humane, and generous spirit does not have to be seriously discounted.' ('Gaudentio Di Lucca: A Forgotten Utopia', PMLA, 1935). Similarly, Gove happily approves Dunlop classing the work with Gulliver's Travels and Robinson Crusoe.

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        Carte du Docese de Breslav avec ses IV. Archidia conats, Subdivises......

      Nürnberg 1751. Karte zeigt Schlesien mit der Umgebung von Breslau, Glogau und Ratiborg mit ihren diversen Diözesen, Prachtvolle Wappenkartusche und Legende, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 50 x 84,5. Zustand: Perfekt, dem Alter entsprechend

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        Relacao summaria da prizam, tormentos, e glorioso Martyrio dos veneraveis Padres Antonio Joseph Portuguez, e Tristam de Attimis

      1751 - Early persecutions of Jesuit priests in China. 1751. Lisbon. Francisco da Silva. In 4to (184 mm x 135 mm) 38 pp. Unbound. Scattered foxing, else fine. First edition in Portuguese. The work deals with the persecution, arrest, imprisonment and execution of a group of Jesuit missionaries under the Qianlong Emperor. “During the violent outbreak of persecution in Fukien, in 1746, Hukwang and Kiangnan enjoyed a relative peace that lasted until the end of 1747 when two Jesuits working in Kiangnan, Antonio Jose Henriques and Tristano Francesco de Attimis, were arrested, condemned to death and executed” (“China Missions in crisis”, Joseph Krahl). After De Attimis and Henriquez’ capture, they were subdued to torture “De Attimis who was new in the mission and did not speak the language well, was not treated badly, but Henriques was cruelly tortured on several occasions”, apparently Henriquez got the worst part. “Relatan las persecuciones sufridas por los cristianos en 1746 y años siguientes. La Relacion del P. simoens es relativa a la Provincia de Pekin.” (Medina). An edition was printed by Nicolas de la Cruz Bagay in Manila “Breve relacion sobre la persecucion de nuestra Santa Fe en la Provincia de Kiamnan, y otras Provincias del Imperio de la China, ilustres vidas de los PP. Ant. Joseph Henriquez, y Tristan de Atimis, por el P. Luis de Sequeyra y el P. Juan Simoes, de la Compañia de Jesus”. The Jesuit presence in China underwent different periods with the local authorities, some of great favor and some less so. This chapter of the Sino-Jesuit relations is to be considered amongst the most agitated. The relations under the Manchu were overall excellent, especially under Kangxi, who had little hesitation to appoint the Jesuits as advisers on mapping and engineering. The persecution, martyrdom and imprisonment of these priests, was one of the few periods of unrest for the missionaries. Palau, 309407 (Manila edition). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The faerie queene . with an exact collation of the two original editions, published by himself at London in quarto . To which are added, a new life of the author [by Dr. Thomas Birch], and also a glossary

      printed for J. Brindley, London 1751 - 3 volumes, 4to; pp. [4], xxxvii, [1], lxv, [1], 453; [2], 450; [2], 440, [2] errata; 32 engraved plates after William Kent; woodcut head- and tailpieces; volume I bound in recent quarter tan calf antique, maroon morocco label on spine; vols. II-III bound in full contemporary calf, red and black morocco labels on gilt-decorated spines; joints barely, cracked; very neat facsimile restoration in the fore-margin of b4 in vol. I with facsimile lettering touching the beginning or end of a total of 14 words; mild to moderate dampstain enters the foremargins of many pages throughout; textblock is otherwise very good and clean for the most part. One of the most splendid editions of Spenser's masterpiece, with useful bibliographical information on the collation of the 1590 and 1596 quartos. The glossary occupies 13 pages of the preliminaries if vol. I. Ebert 21601; Lowndes III, 2477. [Attributes: 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 ... To which are added, a new life of the author [by Dr. Thomas Birch], and also a glossary"

      London: printed for J. Brindley. 1751. "3 volumes, 4to; pp. [4], xxxvii, [1], lxv, [1], 453; [2], 450; [2], 440, [2] errata; 32 engraved plates after William Kent; woodcut head- and tailpieces; volume I bound in recent quarter tan calf antique, maroon morocco label on spine; vols. II-III bound in full contemporary calf, red and black morocco labels on gilt-decorated spines; joints barely, cracked; very neat facsimile restoration in the fore-margin of b4 in vol. I with facsimile lettering touching the beginning or end of a total of 14 words; mild to moderate dampstain enters the foremargins of many pages throughout; textblock is otherwise very good and clean for the most part. One of the most splendid editions of Spenser's masterpiece, with useful bibliographical information on the collation of the 1590 and 1596 quartos. The glossary occupies 13 pages of the preliminaries if vol. I. & & Ebert 21601; Lowndes III, 2477."

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        A Review of the Works of the Royal Society of London

      London: R. Griffiths, 1751. Quarto, very good, contemporary calf boards with gilt lettering to front board, spine recently renewed in period style, raised bands, gilt morocco label. First edition: a wonderful satirical attack on the Royal Society by London apothecary and herbalist John Hill (1716-1775), who here mocks and mimics a choice selection of experiments and articles from the Philosophical Proceedings (published by the Society from 1665). With Hill's light comic touch and eye for the absurd, A Review of the Works of the Royal Society features eighty dissertations on subjects such as 'An easy way of taking a Vomit', 'Account of a Mer-Man', and 'A true and accurate account of a Hermaphrodite'. Hill was, by various accounts, a gifted yet belligerent individual of lavish tastes and uncertain means. He established himself as an apothecary but ventured into botanical collecting to increase his profits: failure to do so led to a short yet unsuccessful stage career followed by a return to his original trade. Throughout his life he wrote a large volume of satires, often hostile and usually libellous, masked by anonymity and pseudonyms. He was incensed by his inability to secure nomination to the Royal Society, despite having contributed two learned articles to their Proceedings. This book, one of the few to bear Hill's true identity, was the result. Some of the entries are utterly absurd, but most touch upon real science, usually mocking the serious but often bizarre experiments being undertaken by amateur scientists in the eighteenth century. Throughout the book he blends arcane and contemporary science to confuse the reader, in the process exposing many scientific ambiguities of the time such as the notion of spontaneous generation of simple animals from natural substances. Ironically, Hill was a serious botanist despite his frequent clashes with the establishment, and one of the longer entries on methods for drying botanical specimens is clearly derived from his botanical knowledge. In 1759 he commenced a mammoth botanical encyclopaedia of 26 folio volumes with 1,600 copper-plate engravings, completed shortly before his death in 1775. This vast publication was the first botanical study of Great Britain organised along Linnean principles of classification and description. This book is from the library of Hugh Cleghorn (1752-1837), a luminary of the Scottish Enlightenment. The attractive polished calf boards are boldly stamped "WAKEFIELD" the St. Andrews estate owned by Cleghorn.

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        Dissertatio Historica De Cathedralis Ecclesiae Neapolitanae

      De Bonis 1751. 8°grande :pp.5nn.+364n. con tre incisioni nel testo. Legatura mezza pergamena coeva con scritta a mano sul dorso. Lozzi (I, 3040). Raro.

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        Handvesten der stad Haerlem.

      "Handvesten, privilegien, octroyen, vry- en gerechtigheden aan de stad Haerlem en haare burgers verleend; mitsgaders overeenkomsten en handelingen door de regeerders dier stad met andere steden, gemeenschappen, of byzondere persoonen aangegaan. Vercierd met de afbeeldingen der voornaamste zegels, als ook van het eerste en oudste Handvest van den jaare 1245.Alles,naer het origineele, naeuwkeurig geteekend en in 't koper gebracht;En met een register der aanmerkelykste zaaken voorzien. Haerlem, Izaak en Johannes Enschede, en Jan Bosch, 1751. Folio. LVIII+670+(38) pp. With engr. frontisp., title vignette, armorial vignette, various other vignettes, 14 plates depicting num. seals, large fold. engr. facsimile on heavy paper of the 1245 charter of Haarlem.".

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        Relacao summaria da prizam, tormentos, e glorioso Martyrio dos veneraveis Padres Antonio Joseph Portuguez, e Tristam de Attimis

      Early persecutions of Jesuit priests in China. 1751. Lisbon. Francisco da Silva. In 4to (184 mm x 135 mm) 38 pp. Unbound. Scattered foxing, else fine.First edition in Portuguese. The work deals with the persecution, arrest, imprisonment and execution of a group of Jesuit missionaries under the Qianlong Emperor. "During the violent outbreak of persecution in Fukien, in 1746, Hukwang and Kiangnan enjoyed a relative peace that lasted until the end of 1747 when two Jesuits working in Kiangnan, Antonio Jose Henriques and Tristano Francesco de Attimis, were arrested, condemned to death and executed" ("China Missions in crisis", Joseph Krahl). After De Attimis and Henriquez? capture, they were subdued to torture "De Attimis who was new in the mission and did not speak the language well, was not treated badly, but Henriques was cruelly tortured on several occasions", apparently Henriquez got the worst part. "Relatan las persecuciones sufridas por los cristianos en 1746 y años siguientes. La Relacion del P. simoens es relativa a la Provincia de Pekin." (Medina). An edition was printed by Nicolas de la Cruz Bagay in Manila "Breve relacion sobre la persecucion de nuestra Santa Fe en la Provincia de Kiamnan, y otras Provincias del Imperio de la China, ilustres vidas de los PP. Ant. Joseph Henriquez, y Tristan de Atimis, por el P. Luis de Sequeyra y el P. Juan Simoes, de la Compañia de Jesus".The Jesuit presence in China underwent different periods with the local authorities, some of great favor and some less so. This chapter of the Sino-Jesuit relations is to be considered amongst the most agitated. The relations under the Manchu were overall excellent, especially under Kangxi, who had little hesitation to appoint the Jesuits as advisers on mapping and engineering. The persecution, martyrdom and imprisonment of these priests, was one of the few periods of unrest for the missionaries. Palau, 309407 (Manila edition).

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        Storia della Republica di Venezia dalla sua fondazione sino l'anno MDCCXLVII. Erste Ausgabe (eine Neuausgabe erschien erst 1791). 3 Bände (von 4; es fehlt Band 2).

      Venezia, Andrea Poletti, 1751.. Titel, 6 Bl., 485 S., Titel, 560 S., Titel, 534 S., 1 Bl.. Mit gest Frontispiz (Bd 1; Porträt), je 3 gest. Vignetten und Initialen und zahlr. Holzschnitt-Initialen; Titel ein Rot und Schwarz. 4°. Kalbslederbände d. Z. auf 5 Bünden, mit reicher Rückenvegoldung und-schildern, Stehkantenvergoldung und goldgeprägten Wappen-Supralibros auf allen Deckeln.. Etwas berieben, gering bestoßen und am Rücken schwach verblaßt. Beeindruckendes und sauberes Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Grafen Schönborn mit deren Wappensupralibros auf allen Deckeln (monogrammiert: E. E. C. D. S.) sowie dem gestochenen farbigen Bibliotheksschildchen auf Vorderdeckeln (Sign.: 7041). Brunet II, 703

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        Lettres à un Amériquain sur l'histoire naturelle, générale et particuliere de monsieur de Buffon."Hambourg" [Paris?], 1751-1756. 9 volumes. 12mo. With woodcut initials, ornaments and decorative lettering. Contemporary uniform mottled calf, gold-tooled spines.

      Barbier II, col. 1222; Cobres, p. 210; Sabin 41054; for the author: NBG XXXI, col. 199. First edition of Lignac's wide-ranging scientific correspondence: letters to an anonymous (fictitious?) American. "Regardé comme le plus savant des écrits de l'auteur; (il) comprend dix lettres sur les principes hypothétiques de Buffon, la construction et la cause du mouvement des planètes, la construction de la surface de la Terre, l'origine des coquillages fossiles, l'idée de la construction animale, l'histoire naturelle de l'homme, la méthaphysique de Buffon, les observations faites par Needham, etc." (NBG). The typography of the first five volumes is eccentric, with the word 'Lettres' on the title-page in a woodcut textura with the L integrated into the decorative frame around the whole word, and large lowercase initials and headings. Binding with some minor flaws. A good set of this very rare work.

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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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        Storia della Republica di Venezia dalla sua fondazione sino l'anno MDCCXLVII. Erste Ausgabe (eine Neuausgabe erschien erst 1791). 3 Bände (von 4; es fehlt Band 2).

      Venezia, Andrea Poletti, 1751. - Titel, 6 Bl., 485 S., Titel, 560 S., Titel, 534 S., 1 Bl. Mit gest Frontispiz (Bd 1; Porträt), je 3 gest. Vignetten und Initialen und zahlr. Holzschnitt-Initialen; Titel ein Rot und Schwarz. 4°. Kalbslederbände d. Z. auf 5 Bünden, mit reicher Rückenvegoldung und-schildern, Stehkantenvergoldung und goldgeprägten Wappen-Supralibros auf allen Deckeln. Etwas berieben, gering bestoßen und am Rücken schwach verblaßt. Beeindruckendes und sauberes Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Grafen Schönborn mit deren Wappensupralibros auf allen Deckeln (monogrammiert: E. E. C. D. S.) sowie dem gestochenen farbigen Bibliotheksschildchen auf Vorderdeckeln (Sign.: 7041). Brunet II, 703 IT

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        Landschaft mit klassischer Ruine in südlicher Landschaft.

      . Feder in Grau, grau laviert, mit schwarzer Feder umrandet, auf Bütten, rechts unten signiert "W. van Bemel". 26,6:21,5 cm, auf Sammlungsuntersatz montiert. Provenienz: Sammlung Peter Vischer (1751-1823), Basel, Lugt 2115; Auktion C. Le Blanc, Paris, 19.04. - 15.07.1852; Sammlung Jules Dupan, Genf, Lugt 1440; Sammlung Chr. Hammer, Stockholm (1818-1905), Lugt 1237 und 1238; Auktion J.M. Heberle, Köln, 30.06. - 15.07.1897; nicht identifizierte Sammlungsnummern "No. 1946" (recto auf dem Untersatz) sowie "971" (verso); erworben bei H. Marcus, Amsterdam, 1968; Sammlung Hans van Leeuwen (1908-2010), Amsterdam, Lugt Suppl. 2799a.. Ausstellungen: Auf folgenden Ausstellungen der Sammlung van Leeuwen wurde unser Blatt gezeigt: Utrecht 1978, Nr. 6; Bremen/Braunschweig/Stuttgart 1979/1980, Nr. 8; Freiburg/Passau/Trier/Aachen/Nürnberg 1982, Nr. 5. Wilhelm von Bemmel, Stammvater der großen in mehreren Generationen in Nürnberg tätigen Künstlerfamilie, war aus Holland kommend, 1662 nach Nürnberg übergesiedelt. Er war ausschließlich als Landschaftsmaler tätig und als solcher bei seinen Zeitgenossen, z.B. bei Joachim von Sandrart (1606-1688), hoch angesehen.

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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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        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 Ãœbersetzung 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.

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

      Göttingen, Abram Vandenhoecks seel. Wittwe, 1751. - Seltene erste dt. Ausgabe dieser umfangreichen Streitschrift gegen die aufklärerischen Schriften und Meinungen des Pierre Bayle in der Ãœbersetzung 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. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignette. 55, 400 S., Mod. HLdr. m. gepr. Rückenschild. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF KENT DIVIDED INTO ITS LATHES, and Subdivided into Hundreds. Drawn from Surveys, and most approved modern Maps, with various additional Improvements : Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to the Air, Soil, Natural Produce, Manufactures, Trade and present State of its Cities & principal Towns.

      Copper line engraving on paper, with original outline hand-colour. 540 x 725mm (approx. 21 x 28.5). Dissected into 16, and mounted on linen. Folding into the original marbled slip-case, with the engraved labels of Robert Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, and S. Neele, near Exeter Change Strand. Case lightly rubbed and worn; else a very good, clean copy of this large and handsome map of Kent compiled by Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to George II, and originally produced in 1751 for a series of maps separately sold from 1749 on and eventually published as The Large English Atlas (London 1760) . Borders filled with the numerous historical and geographical information concerning individual towns etc.Inset Chart of the Goodwin Sands. Engraved pictorial title cartouche showing the principal trades and produce of the County: ship-building, fishing, hops and fruit. Engraved dedication panel to Lionel Sackville, Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant & Custos Rotulorum for the County of Kent, etc.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA JAMAIQUE, traduite de l'anglois par M. *** ancien officier de dragons.

      Londres, Chez Nourse, 1751.2 volumes, complete set, FIRST FRENCH EDITION 1751. 12mo, approximately 165 x 95 mm, 6½ x 3¾ inches, 6 folding plates engraved by Nicolas - Jean - Baptiste de Poilly at rear of Volume II, pages: [4], 285, [1]; [2], 248, bound in contemporary calf, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments to spine, gilt lettered contrasting morocco labels, edges and endpapers marbled. Covers slightly worn with some minor scrapes and a few small dark stains, 2 corners quite worn, spines rubbed at head and tail, tiny chip to top of upper hinge on Volume II, signature inked out at top of verso front endpapers, another on title pages, some pages lightly browned, some pale damp staining to a few upper margins in Volume I, to some lower margin corners in Volume II, occasional small stain, mostly to margins, no text obscured, tiny burn hole to 1 page, no loss of text, tiny worm track to fore - edge of 5 leaves in Volume II, all plates slightly misfolded and protruding slightly from text block, all have 1 or 2 small closed tears neatly repaired on reverse, piece torn off top outer corner on plate 3 with slight loss to image, the same one also has some light brown staining. Bindings tight and firm. A good set (1 defective plate as noted). This interesting work is a translation of A New History of Jamaica, also anonymous, published in London by J. Hodges in 1740 and previously published in Edinburgh in 1739 as "A new and exact account of Jamaica". This last is signed at the foot of the Dedication by Charles Leslie who has been assumed to be the author. The two English works were based in part on the section on Jamaica in Hans Sloane's "A Voyage to the Islands of Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica, with the Natural History of the Herbs and Trees, Four - Footed beast, Fishes, Birds, Insects, Reptiles, &c". (London 1707 - 1725) and "A New History of Jamaica" and our French version have been described as extracts from Sloane's work and also catalogued under his name. Our author quotes Sloane's book at least 4 times in his book as well other writers such as Jean Labat (Voyages Aux Isles de l'Amerique, Paris 1742). Charles Leslie may have been a Barbadan planter of that name who settled in Jamaica around 1730 since he mentions weeping at the death of Governor Henry Cunningham in 1734 (page 127, Volume II). Both the English and French works are written in the form of 13 letters "from a gentleman to his friend", the English work had 2 maps and no plates, no maps are called for in the French version. The French version is described by some as a pirated edition as the imprint is false and it was probably printed in Paris. John Nourse of London was a publisher famous throughout Europe and his name was sometimes used by clandestine publishers there as a disguise. The book covers the history of Jamaica from the Spanish conquest to 1739, including wars against the Spanish and the French, the Spanish cruelty to the Indians, and also the government and laws. There is much on slavery including the customs and religion, the food and diseases of the negroes and great sympathy for their horrific treatment and a description of their rebellions. There is also much material on the pirates operating in that area including of course Henry Morgan to whom most of a whole letter is devoted. There is much information on methods of production of sugar and on the trade and commerce of cocoa, indigo and ginger, plus descriptions of natural history, food and drink, diseases, earthquakes, hurricanes, countryside and towns. The plates show a sugar mill, fish and a crocodile (2 plates), a coffee tree and a banana tree, peppers and ginger, figs. Sabin 35585 gives no author for our French edition, at 82167 he lists it again and attributes it to Hans Sloane. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Zuverläßige Beschreibung des nunmehro ganz entdeckten Herrenhutischen Ehe-Geheimnisses, nebst dessen 17 Grund-Artickeln, wornach sie in demselben unterrichtet und eingerichtet werden - Bestimmung des wahren Ursprungs des keyserlichen Reichshofraths duch die Geschichte des höchsten Reichsgerichts unter den fränkischen Königen und deren Vergleichung mit den mittleren und neueren Zeiten - 3 Bände in einem Buch. mit mehreren merckwürdigen, die Lehre, Lebens-Art und Absichten der so genannten Mährischen Brüder-Gemeine betreffenden Umständen, so der Verfasser, seit der Zeit, da er unter dem breiten Herren-Hut als ein 7 jähriger Diener und Arbeiter gestanden, leyder, theils an sich selber, theils von andern Wahrheit-liebenden erfahren hat, zur Warnung vor alle diejenigen, so diese Schleicher vor ächte Jünger Jesu und seine Gesandten, nicht allein halten, sondern noch Lust haben unter ihren geborgten Schaaf-Pelz zu kriechen, wohlmeynend an das Licht gestellet.

      Franckfurt und Leipzig, Bey Knochs Wittib und Eslinger, Johann Christian LAngenheim, 1751 / 1752 / 1760.. Erstauflage, EA 22, 216, 8, 296, 86 S. 8°, Pergament. Einband etwas berieben, gering gelockert, sonst guter Zustand

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        THE ANATOMY OF A PYGMY, compared with that of a monkey, an ape, and a man. With an essay concerning the pygmies, &c. of the antients.

      London, T. Osborne. 1751.Wherein it will appear that they are all either apes or monkies, and not men, as formerly pretended. To which is added, The anatomy and description of a rattlesnake : Also of the musk - hog. With a discourse upon the jointed and round - worm. And two letters concerning a monstrous birth, and preternatural conception : With Reflections thereon. SECOND EDITION, WITH EXTRA WORKS, 1751, ex library copy (Birmingham Medical Institute) with small pale stamps to title page and plates. 4to, approximately 270 x 220 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, 16 engraved plates, part folding, pages: [16], 108, [2], 58, 78, the prelims include imprimatur leaf, blank leaf and the final advert leaf which has been misplaced and inserted in the Preface, attractively rebound in full modern calf, contrasting red and green gilt lettered labels, extra gilt spine between raised bands, blind and gilt decoration to covers, new marbled endpapers. The first 8 folding plates (Anatomy of a Pygmy) have repairs to folds, 2 with tiny loss to image, 2 plates have brown stain to inner margins not affecting the image, edges of plates dusty, the plates to the other works are without repairs and in good order. Title page foxed, foxing and pale age - browning throughout, paper fault has affected 1 word but the meaning is easily understood and the word has been added in the margin in pencil, 1 plate just slightly protruding from text block, other occasional small faults of no consequence, otherwise a good copy. First published in 1699 with the title: Orang - Outang, Sive Homo Sylvestris: or, the Anatomy of a Pygmie. See: A Short Title Catalogue of Eighteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 462. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Handschriftlicher Lehrbrief auf Pergament. Kalligraphisch reich verziehrt und mit altkolorierten IIllustrationen versehen.

      Ausgestellt am 30. September 1751.. Ca. 37,5 x 55 cm.. Lehrbrief (Zeugnis) für den Zimmermann Ferdinand Joseph Herbst als Nachweis seiner Lehrzeit. Unterschrieben von den Meistern und Alt-Gesellen. Die altkolorierten Illustrationen zeigen in den kleinen Medaillions die "Familia Sacra", Symbol der Heiligen Dreifaltigkeit und eine Darstellung des Hl. Christopherus. Unten links in Spiegelschrift in einer Ziersäule: "Dies ist gemacht und geschrieben von Andreo Hermanno Vaders Schulmeister in Bornum". Pergament angestaubt und fleckig, alte Faltspuren. Mit Defekten bzw. Fehlstellen, aber ohne Buchstabenverlust. Das ehemals angehängte Siegel fehlt.

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        TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD, By LEMUEL GULLIVER.

      London, Printed for C. Bathurst in Fleet-street, 1751.Four volumes in two, the complete Gulliver's travels, Volumes 2 & 3 from the Charles Bathurst edition of the works of Swift 1751. 12mo bound in sixes, approximately 130 x 80 mm, 5 x 3 inches, portrait frontispiece of Captain Gulliver, 5 maps and 1 plate of the automatic writing machine, pages: xxiv, 1 - 224 plus 4 pages of adverts; x, 3 - 244, collation the same as Teerink, contemporary full calf, contrasting red and black gilt lettered labels, extra gilt spine with floral decoration between raised bands, double gilt rules to covers, edges stained red. Bindings slightly rubbed, hinges cracked but still holding, head and tail of spines and corners slightly worn, 2 pages affected by pale browning, all text legible, occasional other pale staining mostly to margins, offsetting from portrait to title page in Volume 1, endpapers and title pages have pale age - browning, a few lower corners creased in Volume 2, engraved book - plate to the first pastedown of each volume (William Bowen). A good set of an early edition. See: Dr H. Teerink, A Bibiography of the Writings of Jonathan Swift, page 78. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Versuch in Scherzgedichten und Versuch in sittlichen und zärtlichen Gedichten.

      Halle, Verlag Carl Hermann Hemmerde, 1751 und 1754.. jeweils 1. Ausgaben. 71 Seiten und 4 Bl. 149 Seiten und 1 Bl. jeweils mit gestochener Titelvignette 16,5 cm, schlichter Pergamenteinband mit handgeschriebenen Rückenschild. Einbanddeckel gewölbt, Titel des ersten Teils fingerfleckig, sonst teils leicht fleckig, 6 Bl. mit kl. Wurmgang ausserhalb des Textes

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        The Works of John Locke, Esq

      S. Birt, D. Brown, T. Longman et al., London 1751 - Fifth Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des guerres et des negociations qui precederent le traite de Westphalie (qui se firent a Munster & a Osnabrug pour etablir la paix). 6 volumes.

      Paris, 1751.. circa 17 x 10 cm. Together more than 3000 pages Contemporary full mottled calf with richly gilt spine, covers with armorial label of the Counts of Schoenborn. Bourgeois-Andre 3731. Important work on the history, diplomacy and law of the 17th century, based on the memoirs of count d'Avaux who prepared as one of the major negotiators the Treaty of Münster. "Le pere jesuite Bougeant s'est servi de nombreux documents, en particulier des memoires du comte d'Avaux : il cite toujours ses sources en marge, et, pour rendre son ouvrage maniable, il a compose des tables commodes. Il commence son recit en remontant jusqu'a Luther, mais ne le developpe guere qu'a partir de 1632 : des lors l'ouvrage acquiert une reelle importance et a ete la source a laquelle, depuis, les auteurs ont toujours puise." First published in 1727, the present copy in 6 volumes is from the castle Haltenbergstetten (Niederstetten, Hohenlohe, Main-Tauber-Kreis). Every volume has a large engraved bookplate with the coat of arms of the family Hohenlohe-Oehringen-Ujest and the titles have a crowned old stamp saying "Bibliothek Haltenbergstetten". - Nice copy with just minor browning and a little rubbed. Very decorative set with 6 large engraved exlibris. Important provenance.

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        Aufrichtiger Lehrprinz oder Praktische Abhandlung von dem Leithund als dem Fundament der edlen hirschgerechten Jägerey. Nebst gründlicher Erklärung der weydmänischen (!) Redensarten... Augsburg, Lotter, 1751. 17 Bll., 499 S. Mit gestoch. Frontisp. und 1 gefalt. Kupfertafel von T. Lobeck. Hldr. d. Zt. mit RSch. (beschabt, ob. Kap. mit kl. Fehlstelle).

      1751. . Schwerdt I, 238; Souhart 243.- Erste und einzige Ausgabe des seltenen Werkes über die Erziehung des Leit- und Jagdhundes.- Die ersten und letzten Blätter feuchtrandig.-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Schramm e.K.]
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        Ecole de Cavalerie,.

      contenant la connaissance, l'instruction, et la conservation du cheval. Avec figures en taille-douce. Paris: Huart et Moreau fils, 1751.Premiere Partie.With 1 engr.frontisp. 18 engr.plans, 3 1/4 -p. engr.plts and 6 full-p.engr.plts.(318.pp).

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        Zuverläßige Beschreibung des nunmehro ganz entdeckten Herrenhutischen Ehe-Geheimnisses, nebst dessen 17 Grund-Artickeln, wornach sie in demselben unterrichtet und eingerichtet werden - Bestimmung des wahren Ursprungs des keyserlichen Reichshofraths duch die Geschichte des höchsten Reichsgerichts unter den fränkischen Königen und deren Vergleichung mit den mittleren und neueren Zeiten - 3 Bände in einem Buch., mit mehreren merckwürdigen, die Lehre, Lebens-Art und Absichten der so genannten Mährischen Brüder-Gemeine betreffenden Umständen, so der Verfasser, seit der Zeit, da er unter dem breiten Herren-Hut als ein 7 jähriger Diener und Arbeiter gestanden, leyder, theils an sich selber, theils von andern Wahrheit-liebenden erfahren hat, zur Wa

      Franckfurt und Leipzig, Bey Knochs Wittib und Eslinger, Johann Christian LAngenheim, 1751 / 1752 / 1760. - 22, 216, 8, 296, 86 S. Einband etwas berieben, gering gelockert, sonst guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1100

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        Histoire de la Jamaïque, traduite de l'Anglois par (Raulin).

      Londres, Nourse, 1751.2 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, spines richly gilt. With 6 engraved folding plates (o.a. a sugarmill). (2),285; 248 pp.* First French edition; first published in Edinburgh in 1739: A new and exact account of Jamaica. - Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) went in 1687 to Jamaica as physician to the Duke of Albemarle, governor of Jamaica. He stayed there 15 months, making many observations of its natural resources, agriculture, production, commerce, etc. He returned with eight hundred species of plants (DNB). 'Le voyage de Sloane .. est une minne feconde pour les naturalistes, sur-tout quant à la partie de la botanique. L'étendue que Sloane a donnée à ses recherches sur les plantes, et l'exactitude des descriptions qu'il en a faites, donnent un grand prix à cet ouvrage' (Boucher de la Richarderie I, p.272). - A very fine copy.Sabin 35585; Chadenat 4668; Leclerc 721; The Beinecke Lesser Antilles Collection, 207.

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        Cyclopaedia : Or, an Universal Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences.

      The Seventh Edition London -52. Two Volumes complete 1751 - Large thick folio. With 22 engraved plates, of which 9 are folding, including a fine plate of the workings of a ship of the line. Contemporary full reverse calf, joints cracked or broken but boards held by cords, upper board volume one loose. Spine ends sl chipped. Both original lettering pieces present on each volume. Volume one creased and loose endpapers, the frontispiece creased and torn at the left edge, with slight loss to the print though this could be laid down and repaired. Several plates creased and sl worn on the folds, but generally clean. Couple of pages are torn, but with no loss of text. Overall this is a worn but fairly good copy of the most important English Dictionary of its time. Dr Johnson told Boswell that he formed his style partly on Ephraim Chambers' proposals for this book. Very heavy indeed - postage will be extra. The first edition of this book was included in the Printing and the Mind of Man exhibition of landmark works. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Neil Summersgill ABA,PBFA,ILAB.]
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        1. Mémoires pour servir à l'Histoire de la Fête des foux. 2. Le Goût du Siècle. 3. Almanach des Gens d'Esprit, par un Homme qui n'est pas sot (1762).

      divers 1751-1765-1762 - 3 ouvrages reliés en 1 volume. Enrichi de 12 planches hors-texte reliées en début de volume. (Complet & Contrôlé) 1. Mémoires pour servir à l'Histoire de la Fête des foux, Qui se faisois autrefois dans plusieurs Eglises. Par Mr. Du Tilliot, Gentil-homme ordinaire de S.A.R. Monseigneur le Duc de Berry. A Lausanne & à Genève, 1751 - 183 pages. 2. Le Goût du Siècle. (Par Riccoboni) A Genève, non nommé, 1765 - 80 pages. 3. Almanach des Gens d'Esprit, par un Homme qui n'est pas sot. Calendrier pour l'année 1762 & le reste de la vie. Publié par l'Auteur du Colporteur. (Par Chevriot) Toujours A Londres, chez l’Éternel M. Jean Nourse, 1762 - 119 pages. Reliure plein veau marbré de l'époque. Dos à 5 nerfs orné et doré avec pièce de titre rouge. Tranches rouges. Coiffes manquantes. Coins émoussés. Bords frottés. 3 planches restaurées. Rares rousseurs. Bon état intérieur. Format in-12°(16x10). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettre sur les Sourds et Muets, à l'Usage de ceux qui entendent et qui parlent. Adressée à M**.

      S.l., 1751. - Petit in-8. X. 241pp. 3 planches hors-texte. 5ff. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque, coiffes et coins émoussés). Edition Originale de première émission avec toutes ses caractéristiques (3 planches, 3 cartons et la p. 130 chiffrée par erreur 140). Publiée deux ans seulement après la "Lettre sur les aveugles" qui valut à Diderot la prison, elle contient, outre des considérations linguistiques, ses premières réflexions sur les principes esthétiques qu'il développera ultérieurement. "Pour la première fois dans l'?uvre de Diderot, l'intérêt esthétique apparaît au grand jour" (A.E. Sejten). "Diderot étudie l'origine du langage. Il répond à l'ouvrage de l'abbé Bateux: 'Les Beaux-Arts réduits à un même principe', par un persiflage sur la 'belle nature' chère à l'auteur" (BN). Imprimée sur papier fort, la lettre est illustrée de 3 gravures dont l'une comporte un morceau d'une partition de musique et l'autre une représentation de Lucrèce. Rousseurs éparses. Une planche partiellement déreliée. Bibliothèque Nationale, Diderot, 1963, n°106. Cf. A.E. Sejten, Diderot ou le défi esthétique, p. 146. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Enquiry into the Causes of the late Increase of Robbers, &c. With some proposals for remedying this growing evil. In which the present reigning vices are impartially exposed; and the laws that relate to the provision for the poor, and to the punishment of felons are largely and freely examined. By Henry Fielding, Esq; barrister at law, and one of His Majesty's justices of the peace for the county of Middlesex, and for the city and liberty of Westminster

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1751. London: Printed for A. Millar, 1751. Second edition, 12mo, xxxii, 203, [1]pp., with half-title, early ownership signature of 'Fra: Clare' to head of title, recent half calf in period style, marbled paper boards, raised bands, ruled in gilt, red morocco title label to spine.

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        Collegium universi juris canonici. Ed. decima tertia. Cui accessit Tractatus de privilegiis monasteriorum. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Salzburg, Mayr, 1751.. 4°, circa 22 x 18 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz, 5 Bll., 1318 SS., 29 Bll., 74 SS., 1 Bl. Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit Schließen, Rücken alt durch reichvergoldetes Kalbsleder ergänzt. Schulte III/1, 150: "Das Werk hat den Vorzug eines sehr klaren, nicht zu weitläufigen und doch auch für das praktische Leben brauchbaren Werkes; es ist zudem in sehr kurialistischem Sinne geschrieben. Das Papstthum ist göttlicher Einsetzung, der Papst über dem Concil. Dagegen ist Engel auch wieder vorsichtig, bezüglich der Frage: ob der Papst auch in weltlicher Hinsicht über dem Kaiser stehe, drei Meinungen: bejahende, verneinende, vermittelnde, anzuführen und die Entscheidungen dem Leser zu überlassen. Das Bischofsamt kommt nach ihm von Christus her, der einzelne Bischof hat es vom Papste; er sieht die päpstlichen Bullen ohne Weiteres als geltendes Recht an. Die vielen Auflagen zeigen den grossen Gebrauch." - Spiegel mit Exlibris (Eignername getilgt), mehrere Blattweiser, etwas gebräunt oder fleckig. - Stattliches Werk in einem bemerkenswert attraktiven Einband mit intakten Schliessen, Deckeln in geprägtem Schweinsleder und einem sehr elegant vergoldeten Rücken.

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        Usages des globes célestes et terrestres, faits par ordre du Roy.

      Paris, Boudet 1751 - In-12. Collation : (4), XVIII, 248, (26) pp., 5 planches h.-t. Veau glacé, dos à nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.) Première édition. Vaugondy a présenté au Roi, le 1er Avril 1751, ses globes célestes et terrestres. Il publie la même année le présent ouvrage, comme une sorte de mode d'emploi de ses globes. Ce rare ouvrage était offert aux acheteurs des globes de Vaugondy. Illustré par 5 planches dépliantes. Très bel exemplaire, en parfait état. // You can browse all my books on latude.net

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        Lucernae fictiles Musei Passerii.

      - Pisauri, In Aedibus Gavelliis, sumtibus Academiae Pisaurensis, 1751, in-folio, leg. coeva in piena pergamena, pp. [8], XVI, 147, [1]. Con insegna dell'Accademia pesarese in calcografia sul front. e 111 tavv. incise in rame f.t. - 1 non numerata, le altre numerate da I a CX - da Faucci, Medici, Gregori, Benedictis, Franceschini ed altri. Parzialmente cancellata (con piccolo foro) la notazione di volume terzo sul front. Per il resto condizioni ottime. Mancano il primo e il secondo volume; questo è il più raro e spesso si trovano i primi due senza il terzo. Choix 15150, Graesse V 156, Brunet IV 418. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'art de joüir (The Art of Pleasure).

      Cythere, [Berlin] 1751 - TP + [3]-136, 12mo. First Edition (Stoddard 50).With the cancelled title page (like most copies - including the one in BNF) with the two corrections to the verse from Lucretius. [The original TP was - according to Stoddard - printed in red and black and read: "Equibus ipsa modis tractetur blania Voluptas Lucr." rather than the "Et quibus ipsa modis tractetur blanda Voluptas. Lucr." found here. Scarce first edition in which the famous doctor, materialist and libertine praises pleasure and suggests a hierarchy of pleasures. "Pleasure, the sovereign master of men and gods, in front of whom everything vanishes, even reason itself, you know how much my heart adores you, and all the sacrifice it has made to you." "In The Art of Pleasure, the infamous philosophical libertine counsels an imaginary young woman not to renounce her beauty and all chance of a life of happiness for the sake of a misconceived notion of virtue; an adolescent boy who witnesses two birds mating in a tree is advised that, 'to you, everything is a living lesson in love.' What follows is a pretty little exercise in rhetorical rococo, for the boy is becoming fascinated by a gift of Love, a 'vermillion rose, whose button is only just covered over and wants to be harvested; a charming rose, every leaf of which appears covered and surrounded by a fine down the better to hide the loves, which are hidden inside.' Among all these amazing anatomical details and poetic metaphors, the author suggests, lie not only physical satisfaction but also moral fulfillment" (Philipp Blom, A Wicked Company, Basic Books, 2010, pp. 192-3). Early 20th century binding with blue marbled boards and spine with the title and date a dark blue field. A nice copy of this important and influential scandalous work by La Mettrie. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gamle Kongelige Forordninger og Privliegier, udgivne for Kongeriget Norge.

      Kjøbenhavn 1751. 4to. [961] s., fra 163 til 1108, som er trykkfeil for 1124. Fraktur. Nytt helskinnbd. m. 2 opph. bånd. Samt. dekorert forsatspapir bundet med. Lite n. på tbl. Ren og pen materie.. Siste del av Tome II av Samling af gamle norske Love. Med eget tittelbl.S. 659 er en foldepl. som viser lengdemål; Palme, Tomme og Foed.S. 693: "Skal og her efter al lætfærdig og forargerlig Lægen og Fastelavensløben strengeligen være forbuden, efterdi saadant skeer meesten paa de Tider som enhver Guds Barn største Alvor og Andagt burde at beviise."

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        Martin Friedrich Seidels Bilder-Sammlung. in welcher hundert gröstentheils in der Mark Brandenburg gebohrne, allerseits aber um dieselbe wohlverdiente Männer vorgestellet werden, mit beygefügter Erläuterung, in welcher Derselben merkwürdigste Lebens-Umstände und Schrifften erzehlet werden.

      Berlin, "im Verlag des Buchladens bey der Real-Schule", 1751.. 4 Bl., 204 (recte 206) S., 1 Bl. Mit gestochenem Titel und 100 gestochenen Porträt-Tafeln. Fol. (33,5 x 21,5 cm). Modernes Pergament.. Erstmals 1670/1671 erschienene Porträtsammlung brandenburgischer Gelehrter von Hrotsvit von Gandersheim bis zum Arzt Moritz Hoffmann (1621-1698). Von Küster um ausführliche Biographien und teils Bibliographien ergänzt und dadurch zu einem wertvollen Kompendium der Gelehrtengeschichte gemacht. Die meist einfach gehaltenen Brustbilder überwiegend auch mit dem Wappen der Dargestellten. - Laut Porträtverzeichnis mit 100 Tafeln komplett, manchen Exemplaren sind noch zwei zusätzliche Porträts beigegeben. - Etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig, stellenweise seitlich etwas wasserrandig, kleine Wurmspuren im oberen Rand (nur ganz vereinzelt den Satzspiegel berührend). Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. *Ebert 20815. Hiler 512. Lipperheide DA 40 (102 Porträts).

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

      Edinburgh: Printed by James Davidson and Robert Fleming. Covers worn. Some staining and worm damage to the 1751 extracts. The rest are in very good condition. All title pages bound in. 1772. First Edition. Brown hardback leather cover. 310mm x 190mm (12" x 7"). [900pp]. The 22 annual extracts bound in a single volume. Published 1751 - 1772. .

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        THE ANATOMY OF A PYGMY, compared with that of a monkey, an ape, and a man. With an essay concerning the pygmies, &c. of the antients

      London, T. Osborne. 1751.. London, T. Osborne. 1751.. Wherein it will appear that they are all either apes or monkies, and not men, as formerly pretended. To which is added, The anatomy and description of a rattlesnake : Also of the musk-hog. With a discourse upon the jointed and round-worm. And two letters concerning a monstrous birth, and preternatural conception : With Reflections thereon. SECOND EDITION, WITH EXTRA WORKS, 1751, ex library copy (Birmingham Medical Institute) with small pale stamps to title page and plates. 4to, approximately 270 x 220 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, 16 engraved plates, part folding, pages: [16], 108, [2], 58, 78, the prelims include imprimatur leaf, blank leaf and the final advert leaf which has been misplaced and inserted in the Preface, attractively rebound in full modern calf, contrasting red and green gilt lettered labels, extra gilt spine between raised bands, blind and gilt decoration to covers, new marbled endpapers. The first 8 folding plates (Anatomy of a Pygmy) have repairs to folds, 2 with tiny loss to image, 2 plates have brown stain to inner margins not affecting the image, edges of plates dusty, the plates to the other works are without repairs and in good order. Title page foxed, foxing and pale age-browning throughout, paper fault has affected 1 word but the meaning is easily understood and the word has been added in the margin in pencil, 1 plate just slightly protruding from text block, other occasional small faults of no consequence, otherwise a good copy. First published in 1699 with the title: Orang-Outang, Sive Homo Sylvestris: or, the Anatomy of a Pygmie. See: A Short Title Catalogue of Eighteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, page 462. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        LO STATO PRESENTE DI TUTTI I PAESI, E POPOLI DEL MONDO. Naturale, politico, e morale, con nuove osservazioni e correzioni degli antichi, e moderni viaggiatori. Volume XIX: Continuazione dell?Italia o sia Descrizione del Milanese, Parmigiano, Modenese, Mantovano E Lombardia Veneta.

      presso Giambatista Albrizzi 1751 In - 16 gr. (mm. 185 x 120), p. pergam. coeva, tit. oro su tassello al dorso, pp. (16),574,(2), compresa la bella antiporta allegorica inc. in rame; testata alle armi di Valerio Boschi, alla dedica. Il volume è molto ben illustrato (come da Indice) da 38 tavv. f.t., finemente inc. in rame, di cui: 6 grandi carte geografiche, più volte ripieg. (Stato di Milano - Territori di Pavia, Lodi e Piacenza - Ducato di Mantova - Stato Veneto in Italia - Territorio Bresciano - Territorio Padovano) e 32 bellissime vedute, più volte ripieg., delle ?capitali? (Milano, Pavia, Cremona, Novara, Tortona, Parma, Modena, Reggio, Mirandola, Mantova, Brescia, Bergamo, Verona, Vicenza, Padova e Rovigo) dei territori considerati. Cfr. Morazzoni, p. 253. Lieve alone sulle prime e ultime 20 cc., altrim. esempl. ben conservato. Raro trovarlo completo.

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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.

      Augspurg, bey Johann Jakob Lotters sel. Erben, 1751. EA. 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!.

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        Der Christlichen Lehr=Bruderschafft, Unter dem Titul und Schutz des Heiligen Joannis Francisci Regis Der Gesellschafft Jesu, Zu mehreren Trost, und Unterricht deren eingeschriebenen Mit=Gliedern in drey Theil abgetheilet, und heraus gegeben, Da das Titular=Fest Gemeldter Bruderschafft in der Profeß=Haus=Kirchen der Gesellschafft Jesu allhier in Wienn zum erstenmal den 16. Junii hochfeyerlich gehalten wurde im Jahr 1751. Mit Erlaubnuß der Obern.

      Wien, Joh. Ignatz Heyinger, 1751.. 16 x 10,5 cm. 2 Bl., 248 S., 4 Bl. Mit 1 Holzschnitt-Vignette. Pp. d. Zt.. "Der erste Theil enthaltet die allgemeine Satzungen. In dem anderten Theil werden die allgemeine Satzungen besonders ausgeleget. In dem dritten Theil wird besonders von der Anhörung, und der Ordnung der Christlichen Lehr, welche pfleget in der Profeß=Haus=Kirchen gehalten zu werden, gehandlet" (Vorrede). - Einband angestaubt. Mehrfach gestempelt, gering gebräunt. Sehr seltenes Brunderschaftbüchlein.

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        Voyage Autour du Monde;

      . fait dans les annees MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. Par George Anson, presentement Lord Anson, Commandant en Chef d'une Escadre Envoyee par sa Naheste Britanique dans la Mer du Sud. Tire des Journaux & autres Papiers de ce Seigneur, & publie par Richard Walter. Traduit de l'Anglois. Nouvelle Edition. Amsterdam et Leipzig: Arkstee & Merkus 1751. With 35 folded maps and plates. (4) + XVI + 334 pp. Bound with VOYAGE A LA MER DU SUD, fait par Quelques Officiers Commandants le Vaisseau le Wager: Pour servir de suite au Voyage de Georges Anson. Traduit de l'Anglois. A Lyon: Freres Duplain 1756. XVI + 185 + XIV pp. Nice contemporary full mottled calf, richly gilt on spine. Lower headband worn. Stamp on titlepage. * Titlepages with vignettes and printed in red and black. <br>"Carte du Canal des Philippines" present in both French and Dutch version..

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        Moralske Fabler. Med hosföyede Forklaringer Til Hver Fabel.

      . Kiöbenhavn: Trykt paa Autors egen Bekostning 1751. (10) + 258 s. Velholdt eksemplar pa skrivepapir indbundet i samtidigt helskind med rig rygforgyldning. Et par sider naensomt repareret i margin s. 44-45. Nyere titelfelt i gammel stil pasat. * Bogen indeholder en gengivelse af en raekke klassiske fabler og adskillige smastykker.<br>EM I, 466, Johansen 31..

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        TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD, By LEMUEL GULLIVER

      London, Printed for C. Bathurst in Fleet-street, 1751.. London, Printed for C. Bathurst in Fleet-street, 1751.. Four volumes in two, the complete Gulliver&#39;s travels, Volumes 2 & 3 from the Charles Bathurst edition of the works of Swift 1751. 12mo bound in sixes, approximately 130 x 80 mm, 5 x 3 inches, portrait frontispiece of Captain Gulliver, 5 maps and 1 plate of the automatic writing machine, pages: xxiv, 1-224 plus 4 pages of adverts; x, 3-244, collation the same as Teerink, contemporary full calf, contrasting red and black gilt lettered labels, extra gilt spine with floral decoration between raised bands, double gilt rules to covers, edges stained red. Bindings slightly rubbed, hinges cracked but still holding, head and tail of spines and corners slightly worn, 2 pages affected by pale browning, all text legible, occasional other pale staining mostly to margins, offsetting from portrait to title page in Volume 1, endpapers and title pages have pale age-browning, a few lower corners creased in Volume 2, engraved book-plate to the first pastedown of each volume (William Bowen). A good set of an early edition. See: Dr H. Teerink, A Bibiography of the Writings of Jonathan Swift, page 78. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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