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        A View of the Courts of Wards and Liveries, with the officers, servants and other persons there assembled

      Vetusta Monumenta. 1751. - Copper engraving. Original outline colour. Size: 58 x 44 cm. (23 x 17½ inches). Very good condition. Crisp and clean, good margins. The lower corners are creased, repairs on rear along the plate lined. Beautiful engraving of the Court of Wards and Liveries in session, eleven men seated round the table, while others look on. The engraver, George Vertue has copied this from a contemporary original. He identifies Lord Burghley as the man at the head of the table and, in a lengthy text below the engraving, he deduces who the other figures seated round the table are. In the days before photography, engravings such as this were how visual historical records were kept. George Vertue, was employed by the Society of Antiquaries for this task, and made many engravings from paintings, plans and maps.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Chaucer Bookshop ABA ILAB]
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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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        AÉDOLOGIE, ou TRAITÉ DU ROSSIGNOL FRANC, ou CHANTEUR ; contenant la manière de le prendre au filet, de le nourrir facilement en cage, & d'en avoir le Chant pendant toute l'année. Ouvrage accompagné de Remarques utiles & curieuses sur la nature de cet Oiseau. Avec figures.

      1751 - A Paris, Chez Debure, 1751. In-12 (100 X 166) veau fauve marbré, dos (refait à l'imitation) cinq nerfs ornés, caissons dorés, dentelle en queue et tête, pièce de titre veau grenat, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque) ; (1) f. blanc, frontispice dépliant, titre, VII pages de préface, (3) pages de table des chapitres, 156 pages, (2) ff. d'approbation et privilège, 1 planche dépliante. ÉDITION ORIGINALE d'une des premières MONOGRAPHIE ORNITHOLOGIQUE composée par le médecin et naturaliste Louis-Daniel Arnault de Nobleville (1701-1778) en collaboration avec son confrère François Salerne (1705-1760). Il s'agit de l'un des rares travaux anciens sur le sujet, avec l'ouvrage publié par Nicolas Venette en 1697, entièrement consacré au rossignol, oiseau dont la beauté du chant est reconnu depuis l'antiquité. L'ouvrage comprend deux planches gravées sur cuivre par Aubert, l'une dépliante en frontispice représente un rossignol, directement inspirée d'une gravure de l'"Ucelliera" (1622) de l'ornithologue Giovanni Pietro Olina ; la seconde planche, hors-texte, reproduit des dessins de cages et autres pièges. (BARBIER, I, 74 - THIEBAUD, 37). BEL EXEMPLAIRE en reliure d'époque, le dos ayant été très habilement refait à l'imitation. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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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 )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        THESAURUS JURIS (IURIS) FEUDALIS, CONTINENS OPTUMA ATQUE SELECTISSIMA OPUSCULA QUIBUS JUS FEUDALE EXPLICATUR, AB EDITORE ORDINATUS AC SUIS ANNOTATIONIBUS PASSIM ET OPUSCULIS AUCTUS .(TOMUS II)

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

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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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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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        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..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bibliakos / Dr. Ulf Kruse]
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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

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC]
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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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        A General Natural History: or New & Accurate Descriptions of the Animals Vegetables & Minerals of the different Parts of the World with their virtues & uses as far as hitherto certainly known in Medicine & Mechanics:, Vol. II, A History of Plants;

      London, printed for Thomas Osborne 1751 - Illustrated by a General Review of the Knowledge of the Ancients, and the Improvements and Discoveries of later Ages in these Studies, including The History of the Materia, Pictoria and Tinctoria of the present and earlier Ages, as also Observations on the neglected Properties of many valuable Substances known at present, and Attempts to discover the lost Medicines, etc, of former Ages, in a Series of Critical Enquiries into the Materia Medica of the Ancient Greeks. HARDBACK, original calf with gilt 'frame' on covers, raised bands, gilt rules and lettering on red spine label, half-title, pages xxvi, 642, [vii], all edges red, engraved plates 16, sm. folio. (9" x 14"), covers rubbed and worn at edges, corners bumped, spine worn with loss at head and tail, hinges with splits but still sound, some occasional very minor spotting, otherwise a rare item in very fine condition internally. 2.7Kg.

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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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        Das englische Gartenbuch Oder Gärtner-Lexicon, in sich haltend die Art und Weise, wie sowohl der Küchen-Frucht-Blumen- und Käutergarten, als auch Lustwälder, ., zu bauen und zu verbessern seyn . Übers. v. D.G.L. Huth. Bd. 2 (von 3). Nürnberg, Lochner, 1751. 1 w. Bl., 2 Bll., 620 S., 11 Bll. (Register), 1 w. Bl. Mit 6 Kupferstichtafeln und 1 Textkupferstich. Folio. Schöner Ldr. d. Zt. mit 2 RSch. und reicher RVerg. (etw. beschabt und bestoßen).,

      1751 - Pritzel 6236; Dochnahl 105.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Pflanzen des Küchen-, Frucht-, Blumen- und Kräutergartens sowie Wissenswertes über Wachstumseinflüsse wie Wasser, Luft, Feuer u.s.w.- Exlibris auf Spiegel. Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      London : Printed For John Ward; And George Keith 1751 - Physical desc. : 26 cm. [4], 564p. , plate : port. ; (4to) . Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCN9558. Subject: Bible. - O. T. Song of Solomon - Commentaries. Color underlining (not extensive) . Full contemporary aniline calf. Panel edges rubbed and dulled. Professionally re-spined with raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional detail on request. 2 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        STEGANOMETROGRAPHIA SIVE ARTIFICIUM NOVUM & INAUDITUM QUO QUILIBET ETIAM LATINAE LINGUAE & POEFEOS IGNAVUS FOLIUSQUE MATERNAE LINGUAE BENEFICIO INSTRUETUS EPISTOLAM LATINO AUT GERMANICO IDIOMATE & QUIDEM ELEGIACO CARMINE SCRIBERE POTEST & .

      Apud Joan. Frider. Guam, Bibliopol. Ulm., Francofurti & Lipsiae. 1751 - ."FECRESTOS ANIMI SUI CONCEPTUS ABSENTI MANIFESTARE ABSEQUE OMNI LATENTIS SECRETI SUSPICIONE CUM GEOMANTIA METRICA. UTRUMQUE ARTIFICIUM SPATIO HORAE DIMIDIAE ADDISCI POTEST.". English translation of title: "Steganometrographia, or a new and unheard-of Device by means of which anyone, even someone who is ignorant of the Latin language and versification, equipped with the aid of his maternal language only, can write in Latin (or German) a poem, an elegiac poem in fact, and reveal the secret thoughts of his mind to someone in absentia without any suspicion of a hidden secret message.". THE FIRST OF SEVERAL WORKS BY UKEN ON THE HISTORY AND TECHNIQUES OF CRYPTOGRAPHY.Rebacked using original boards, leather spine with raised bands, original leather title label on spine, marbled endpapers, engraved vignette on title page. Latin Text.Wear to corners. SCARCE. Clean interior. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        History of Jamaica Hans Sloane Voyages Caribbean Sea HMS Assistance 2v SET

      Londres : Nourse, 1751. - 1751 History of Jamaica Hans Sloane Voyages Caribbean Sea HMS Assistance 2v SET Physician in Jamaica VERY RARE compare@$2,000 Sir Hans Sloane (1660 – 1753) was a British physician and collector of Irish birth, notable for bequeathing his collection to the nation, thus providing the foundation of the British Museum. In 1687, he became a fellow of the College of Physicians, and the same year went to Jamaica aboard HMS Assistance as physician in the suite of the new Governor of Jamaica, the Duke of Albemarle. We find other examples of this same set for sale elsewhere for as much as $2,000! Main author: Hans Sloane Title: Histoire De La Jamaïque. Published: Londres : Nourse, 1751. Language: French FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with 285 + 248 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Londres : Nourse, 1751. Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm) Photos available upon request. [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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        HISTOIRE DE TOM JONES OU L'ENFANT TROUVE. ENRICHIE D'ESTAMPES DESSINEES PAR M. GRAVELOT (4 tomes).

      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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        Memoires Concernant Christine Reine De Suede, Pour Servir D'Eclaircissement a L'Histoire De Son Regne et Principalement De Sa Vie Privee, et Aux Evenemens De L'Histoire De Son Tems Civile et Literaire: Suivis D Deux Ouvrages De Cette Savante Princesse

      Pierre Mortier, Amsterdam 1751 - Four volumes in full-leather bindings, with gilt edgings to boards and gilt titles and decorations on spines, five raised bands on spines. Volumes 1 &2, 1751, published by Pierre Mortier, Volumes 3 & 4, published by Jean Schreuder & Pierre Mortier le Jeune, 1759 & 1760. Volume 3 contains a hand-coloured fold out map. The condition of the books is generally very good, though the front hinges are cracked, and the front board of volume 1 is detached, the spines have some wear and some small areas of loss. The pages are clean and bright, except for some minor water staining in volume 3 and very occasional scattered light foxing. These are very handsome volumes, in beautiful bindings which need a little attention. Due to their weight, a postage supplement will be necessary. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Enquiry into the Causes of the Late Increase of Robbers, &c. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil . . .

      London: A. Millar, 1751. - An important and substantial (127 pages) treatise on crime and punishment in the 18th century, which focuses on poverty and the lack of proper punishment as the central causes of common street crime as well as highway robbery. 8vo, modern brown quarter calf and marbled boards (period style), gilt lettering. Cross III, pages 320-1. Paper a little browned; very good copy. [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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        De gedichten, eerste t/m derde deel. (Meegebonden:) De stad Kleef, haar gezondheidbron, en omleggende landsdouwen, in kunstprenten verbeeld. Berymd, en met aantekeningen opgehelderd.

      Asd./Haarlem, B. Visscher/Jan Bosch, 1721-1751. - 3 delen. Klein 4to. (40)+496+(4);(14)+495+(2);(20)+504+(11);(2)+63+(2) pp. Met gegrav. frontisp., titelvignet, portret en 3 platen in 1e deel; titelvignet in 2e deel; titelvignet, portret & 4 platen (w.v. 3 uitsl.) in 3e deel; De stad Kleef met titelvignet & 10 uitsl./dubbelbladige platen van H. Spilman naar Jan de Beyer. Gebonden. Half leer met vergulde ruggen en gemarmerde platten uit de tijd. (Bovenkant rug van 1e & 2e deel beschadigd, platten geschaafd, hoeken gestoten; ex-libris op binnenzijde voorplatten, naam in rode inkt voorin elk deel, 3 platen in 3e deel (gedichten) in bovenrand iets watervlekkig. Samengevat: banden redelijk, binnenwerk goed). * Ex. zonder het vierde deel, verschenen in 1760.

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

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

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        LETTRES D'UNE PERUVIENNE - SUIVI DE - LETTRES D'AZA OU D'UN PERUVIEN

      AUX DEPENS DU DELAISSE 1751 - RO30061002: 240 + 124 pages. Bandeaux, lettrines et culs-de-lampe en noir et blanc. Pièce de titre bordeaux. Titre, 5 caissons dorés sur le dos cuir marron. Couverture veau marbrée. Manque les coin supérieur des pages 51 à 54. "Si la vérité, qui s'écarte du vraisemblable, perd ordinairement son crédit aux yeux de la raison." In-16 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 846-Lettres, correspondance littéraire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        MESURE DES TROIS PREMIERS DEGRÉS DU MÉRIDIEN DANS L'HÉMISPHERE AUSTRALTIRÉS DES OBSERVATIONS DE M.RS DE L'ACADÉMIE ROYALE DES SCIENCES , ENVOYÉS PAR LE ROI SOUS L 'ÉQUATEUR .-

      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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