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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, und einen vollständigen Begriff von der neuern Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte machen; Worinnen der wirkliche Zustand aller Nationen vorgestellet, und das Merkwürdigste, Nützlichste und Wahrhaftigste in Europa, Asia, Africa und America, in Ansehung ihrer verschiedenen Reiche und Länder; deren Lage, Größe, Grenzen, Eintheilungen, Himmelsgegenden, Erdreichs, Früchte, Thiere, Flüsse, Seen, Gebirge, großen und kleinen Städte, Häfen, Gebäude, u.s.w. wie auch der Sitten und Gebräuche, der Einwohner, ihrer Religion, Regierungsart, Künste und Wissenschaften, Handlung und Manufacturen, enthalten ist; Mit nöthigen Landkarten nach den neuesten und richtigsten astronomischen Wahrnehmungen ... Durch eine Gesellschaft gelehrter Männer im Englischen zusammen getragen. Zehnter Band.

      Leipzig, Arkstee & Merkus, 1752. Gr.-8°. Titel + 5 n.n. Bll. + 656 S. + 18 n.n. Bll. OLd. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden. Mit 17 von 26 Beilagen (Karten bzw. Tafeln): es fehlen 9 Tafeln. Einer von 21 Bänden. Apart. - Ebd. m. kl. Fehlstellen im Leder (R.), berieben, RSchildchen m. Abriß, stockfleckig bzw. fleckig, Gbrsp., Besitzeinträge a. fl. V., einige Einrisse. - Behandelt die \"Reisen der Franzosen und anderer nach Ostindien\": Siam, Ostindien, malabarische Küste, Ganges, bengalische Seebusen u. a. - Schwabe, (1714 - 1784), war nach dem Studium der Theologie in Leipzig zunächst Privatlehrer und Hofmeister, seit 1750 Kustos der Universitätsbibliothek. 1765 wurde er a.o.Prof. der Philosophie an der Univ. Leipzig. Der überzeugte Anhänger von Gottscheds poetischen Lehren war einer der vielseitigsten Übersetzer, Herausgeber und Publizisten der deutschen Aufklärung. Er übersetzte Werke von Voltaire und Swift, ferner pädagogische, geographische und naturwissenschaftliche Schriften und publizierte 1747 eine Neuausgabe von Daniel Georg Morhofs Polyhistor. Für Gottscheds unvollendete Literaturgeschichte bearbeitete er das Kapitel über den Roman. Als Herausgeber der \"Belustigungen des Verstandes und des Witzes\" bot er ein Forum für kritische Beiträge von Karl Christian Gärtner, Johann Adolf und Johann Elias Schlegel, Christian Fürchtegott Gellert und Friedrich Wilhelm Zachariae. (DBE) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Reise

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        Inledning til mecaniken och bygningskonsten, jämte en beskrifning öfwer åtskillige af framledne commerce-rådet och commendeuren af kongl.

      Nordstjerne-orden hr. Polhem opfundne machiner. Sthlm, P. J. Nyström, 1752. 4:o. (8),183,(1) s. & 30 utvikbara grav. plr. Med två grav. vinjetter av Floding på titelbladet respektive s. 65. Samtida stänkdekorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, svartpressad ryggdekor och beige titeletikett. Röd- och blåstänkta snitt. Något nött rygg. Pärmarna med några ytliga skrapskador. Mycket fin och i princip fläckfri inlaga. Liten fuktfläck på yttre snittet på s. 41-48. Y-arket, s. 169-76, lätt bruntonat som vanligt. Plansch 3 med liten lagad reva och fläck i yttermarginalen, plansch 14 felbunden efter plansch 15 och plansch 17 felbunden efter plansch 26. En oidentifierad samtida prydlig stpl i titelbladets övre hörn. Fint ex. Byggnadskonsten avhandlas på sidorna 65-104. Planscherna är numrerade I-XXVIII. Av "Tab. XV" finns två planscher, den ena med tillägget "pag 167", den andra numrerad XV+. Det finns även två planscher numrerade "Tab. XVI", den ena av dessa har sidhänvisningen "Pag: 167". Carl Hindrich König (1726-1804) var elev till stadsarkitekten i Stockholm Johan Eberhard Carlberg, som han efterträdde 1773. Han var ämnessven i Vetenskapsakademien 1745 och undervisade vid Carlbergs privata arkitektskola samt ska ha arbetat för Polhem. Boken "kan betraktas som en rådgivare för unga arkitekter i sådana väsentliga ting som t ex hållfasthetslära o materialkunskap" enligt "Svenskt biografiskt lexikon" som också nämner att i "de teoretiska avsnitten, stödjer K sin framställning på Blondels Cours d'architecture". Den del av verket som beskriver Polhems mekaniska uppfinningar tillkom som en följd av ett beslut i Vetenskapsakademien 1744 om att sprida kunskap rörande dessa. Tanken var att Augustin Ehrensvärd skulle ha överinseende över projektet.

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        Considerations on several proposals, lately made, for the better maintenance of the poor. with an appendix, containing heads of two Bills for the better government, maintenance, and employment of the poor, within the City and Liberty of Westminster; and in the several counties of England. The second edition.

      London, C. Davis and M. Cooper. 1752. 4to., vi + 33 + (1)pp., well bound in early 20th century half roan over marbled boards. A fine, crisp, copy. Charles Gray (1696-1782), the Colchester lawyer, politician, and antiquary, here published substantial criticisms to the schemes on the poor laws of Hay and Fielding which Gray thought involved far too great a charge on the County rate. He preferred to be able to rely on voluntary contributions together with the complete disestablishment of the parish and the substitution of areas of administration. [See Beatrice & Sidney Webb, The Old Poor Law,> p.268].

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        Catalogue Raisonne des Tableaux du Roy avec un Abrege de la Vie des Peintres, Fait par ordre de SA Majeste. 2 Bände in einem Band

      De L'Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1752/1754. XV, 203 S./VIII, 333 S. mit zusammen 4 in Kupfer gestochenen Vignetten, Pbde., (ohne Einbände/ etwas fleckig) - Tome premier: Contenant l'Ecole Florentine, & l'Ecole Romaine/ Tome second: Contenant l'Ecole Venitienne & l'Ecole de Lombardie -

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        LAWS OF NEW-YORK, FROM THE YEAR 1691, TO 1751, INCLUSIVE, PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO AN ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

      New York: Printed by James Parker, 1752. - [4],iii,488pp. Large folio. Antique-style calf, leather label. Titlepage and following three leaves repaired along gutter. Contemporary ink signature on titlepage, moderate age- toning, light occasional foxing. About very good. This compilation, prepared by William Smith (author of the HISTORY OF NEW YORK) and William Livingston, was "the first digest of the colonial statutes in force at that time," according to the DAB. An important and handsomely produced volume. BENEDICT 345. TOWER 624. EVANS 6897. ESTC W6326.

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        Uebersetzung der Algemeinen Welthistorie die in Engeland durch eine Geselschaft von Gelehrten ausgefertiget worden. Eilfter und Zwölfter [11. und 12.] Theil. Nebst den Anmerkungen der holländischen Uebersetzung auch vielen neuen Kupfern und Karten / Genau durchgesehen und mit häufigen Anmerkungen vermeret von Siegmund Jacob Baumgarten.

      Halle : Gebauer, 1751-1752 - 11. Theil: [2] Bl., 28, 704 S., [1] Bl., [2] gef. Bl. : Kupfert., 4 Ill. (Kupferst.), 1 Karte (Kupferst.) . 12. Theil: [1], [10] S. 687 Seiten, mit 13 Kupfern. Pergament der Zeit mit Rückenschild und handschriftlichen Ergänzungen. Pergament der Zeit mit Rückentitel, etwas fleckig. 11. Theil: enthält das 7. – 15. Hauptstück: Die Geschichte Roms vom Ende des zweiten punischen Krieges bis zur Zerstörung von Carthago. Geschichte Roms von der Zerstörung Karthago bis auf das Ende der Empörung der Gracchen. Geschichte Roms von der Endigung des Aufrurs der Gracchen bis zur beständigen Dictatur des Sylla. Geschichte von Rom von der beständigen Dictatur der Sylla bis zum Triumvirat des Caesars, Pompejus und Crassus. Geschichte von Rom von dem ersten Triumvirat bis zum Tode des Crassus. Geschichte von Rom von dem Tode des Crassus bis zum Tode des Pompejus. Geschichte von Rom von dem Tode des Pompejus bis zum Tode Caesars. Geschichte von Rom von dem Tode des Caesars bis zum ersten Consulat des Octavianus. Die Geschichte von Rom von dem ersten Consulat des Octavianus bis zu dem Tode des Caßius und Brutus. /// Kupfer des 11. Theils: Karte von dem alten Gallien. Das Bildnis Cäsars. Das Bildnis Augustus. Pallast Cäsars. Zeichnungen römischer Münzen. /// Inhalt des 12. Theils: Geschichte von Rom von dem Tode des Brutus und Cassius bis zur völligen Befestigung des Reichs durch Octavianus. Die Geschichte von Rom von der völligen Befestigung des römischen Reichs bis zum Tode des Nero. Anhang: Eine kurze Nachricht von der Verfolgung der Juden zu Alexandria und der Gesandtschaft des Philo an den Kaiser Cajus Caligula /// Kupfer des 12. Theils: Karte des Vindelicien. Karte von Pannonien. Das Haus des Maecenas. Karte von Italien (wie es C. Augustus in eilf Landschaften eingetheilet). Grabmal des Augustus. Schaubühne des Marcellus. Tiberius Nero Cesar. Karte: Das alte Germanien oder Teutschland. Karte: Belgica oder Nieder Teutschland. Bildnis Cajus. Bildnis des Claudius, Bildnis des Nero, Goldener Palast des Nero. - Teilweise etwas gebräunt und leicht fleckig. Frakturschrift. Durch Register erschlossen. Komplettes Exemplar mit allen Kupfern. Namensstempel auf Vorsatz. Gutes Arbeits- und Studienexemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Merlinus Anglicus Junior: Or, the Starry Messenger, for the Year of Our Redemption, 1752. Being Bissextile, Or Leap Year: Wherein is Contained, I. Astronomical, Astrologlical, and Meteorological Observations. II. The State of the Year Deduced According to Art, from Solar Ingresses, Eclipses, Various Configurations, Aspects and Conjunctions of the Seven Planets. III. The Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Moon, and High-Water at London Bridge. IV. Tables of Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Seven Stars, and Other Fixed Stars of Note: A Perpetual Table of the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Beginning and Ending of Twilight, and Length of the Day and Night, to Every Fifth Day Throughout the Year ; with Many Other Tables Pertinent for Such a Work, All Accommodated to the Meridian of London, Whose Latitude is 51 Degrees, 32 Minutes North, But Will Serve for Any Part of Great-Britain Or Ireland. The Like Not Extant. By Henry Coley, Student in the Mathematicks and the Coelestial Science.

      [London]: Printed for M. Read. Original Edition (NOT a Reprint).. Original bookblock with some pages cleanly detached. Very good condition of the block. Needs new binding.. Original Edition (NOT a Reprint). [London], Printed for M. Read, [1752]. Duodecimo. 48 unnumbered pages. Softcover / Disbound. No binding. Original bookblock with some pages cleanly detached. Very good condition of the block. Needs new binding. Henry Coley (18 October 1633 – 30 April 1704) was an astrologer and mathematician, and amanuensis of William Lilly. Coley was born, as shown in an inscription round a portrait of him by Robert White, found in some of his works, on 18 October 1633 in Oxford. His father was a joiner. In 1648 he became a clerk in the Parliamentary army; in 1654 he moved to London and worked as a ladies' tailor in Gray's Inn Lane. In 1656 he married and they had one child; in 1660, after his wife's death, he married again; their son born in 1661 died soon after birth. He taught himself mathematics, astrology, Latin and French. From 1663 he lived in Baldwins Gardens, where he taught astrology and mathematics, and received clients. By the 1670s he had a flourishing practice. In 1669 he published Clavis Astrologiæ Elimata; or a Key to the whole Art of Astrology, new filed and polished. It was well received. A second and enlarged edition was published in 1676; it was dedicated to Elias Ashmole, and included a tribute by William Lilly. In 1672, following the success of Clavis, he published the first number of his almanac, and it appeared annually until his death. Coley acted as William Lilly's amanuensis from 1677, when the latter was stricken with the illness of which he eventually died. The editor of Lilly's Autobiography tells us: "His judgments and observations for the succeeding years till his death were all composed by his directions, Mr. Coley coming to Hersham the beginning of every summer, and stayed there till by conference with him he had despatched them for the press; to whom at these opportunities he communicated his way of judgment and other 'Arcana.'" Lilly constantly makes reference in his works to Coley's merit as a man and as a professor of mathematics and occult science. On his death in 1681, Lilly bequeathed to him his almanac Merlini Anglici Ephemeris, or Astrological Judgment for the Year, which had reached its thirty-sixth year of publication; from 1681 it was issued by Coley "according to the method of Mr. Lilly." After Lilly's death, Coley continued to publish his predictions, as for instance, The great and wonderful Predictions of that late famous Astrologer, William Lilly, Mr. Partridge, and Mr. Coley concerning this present year 1683. Coley attained considerable distinction as a mathematician: we are told by his almanac that he taught "arithmetic, vulgar, decimal, and logarithmical, geometry, trigonometry, astronomy, navigation, the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, dialling, surveying, gaging, measuring, and the art of astrology in all its branches," at Baldwins Gardens. He corrected and enlarged Joseph Moxon's Mathematics made easy (London, 1692), and also William Forster's Arithmetic, or that useful art made easie (London, 1686). He died in London on 30 April 1704. (Wikipedia) William Lilly (11 May [O.S. 1 May] 1602 – 9 June 1681) has been described as "the most abused as well as the most celebrated astrologer of the seventeenth century". Born the son of a yeoman farmer in Leicestershire, Lilly travelled to London as a youth to take up a servant's position. Seven years later he secured his fortune by marrying his former master's widow, allowing him the leisure to study astrology. In 1644, during the English Civil War, he published the first of many popular astrological texts,and in 1647 he published Christian Astrology, a huge compendium of astrological technique. This was the first of its kind to be printed in the English language rather than Latin, and is said to have tutored "a nation in crisis in the language of the stars". By 1659, Lilly's fame was widely acknowledged and his annual almanac was achieving sales of around 30,000 copies a year. Lilly's autobiography, published towards the end of his life in 1681, at the request of his patron Elias Ashmole, gives candid accounts of the political events of his era, and biographical details of contemporaries that are unavailable elsewhere. It was described, in the late 18th century, as "one of the most entertaining narratives in our language", in particular for the historical portrayal it leaves of men like John Dee, Simon Forman, John Booker, Edward Kelley, including a whimsical first meeting of John Napier and Henry Briggs, respective co-inventors of the logarithm and Briggsian logarithms, and for its curious tales about the effects of crystals and the appearance of Queen Mab. In it, Lilly describes the friendly support of Oliver Cromwell during a period in which he faced prosecution for issuing political astrological predictions. He also writes about the 1666 Great Fire of London, and how he was brought before the committee investigating the cause of the fire, being suspected of involvement because of his publication of images, 15 years earlier, which depicted a city in flames surrounded by coffins. Lilly was a controversial character who was both aided and abetted by powerful friends and enemies. He attracted the attention of many members of Parliament, through the support of Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, (to whom he dedicated his Christian Astrology), but also accused Members of Parliament of engineering charges against him in 1651. To his supporters he was an "English Merlin"; to his detractors he was a "juggling wizard and imposter". He is described as having been a genius at something "that modern mainstream opinion has since decided cannot be done at all", and having developed his stature as the most important astrologer in England through his social and political involvement, as well as his impact on the astrological tradition. (William Lilly)

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        Merlinus Anglicus Junior: Or, the Starry Messenger, for the Year of Our Redemption, 1752. Being Bissextile, Or Leap Year: Wherein is Contained, I. Astronomical, Astrologlical, and Meteorological Observations. II. The State of the Year Deduced According to Art, from Solar Ingresses, Eclipses, Various Configurations, Aspects and Conjunctions of the Seven Planets. III. The Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Moon, and High-Water at London Bridge. IV. Tables of Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Seven Stars, and Other Fixed Stars of Note: A Perpetual Table of the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Beginning and Ending of Twilight, and Length of the Day and Night, to Every Fifth Day Throughout the Year ; with Many Other Tables Pertinent for Such

      [London], Printed for M. Read, [1752]. - Original Edition (NOT a Reprint). Duodecimo. 48 unnumbered pages. Softcover / Disbound. No binding. Original bookblock with some pages cleanly detached. Very good condition of the block. Needs new binding. Henry Coley (18 October 1633 – 30 April 1704) was an astrologer and mathematician, and amanuensis of William Lilly. Coley was born, as shown in an inscription round a portrait of him by Robert White, found in some of his works, on 18 October 1633 in Oxford. His father was a joiner. In 1648 he became a clerk in the Parliamentary army; in 1654 he moved to London and worked as a ladies' tailor in Gray's Inn Lane. In 1656 he married and they had one child; in 1660, after his wife's death, he married again; their son born in 1661 died soon after birth. He taught himself mathematics, astrology, Latin and French. From 1663 he lived in Baldwins Gardens, where he taught astrology and mathematics, and received clients. By the 1670s he had a flourishing practice. In 1669 he published Clavis Astrologiæ Elimata; or a Key to the whole Art of Astrology, new filed and polished. It was well received. A second and enlarged edition was published in 1676; it was dedicated to Elias Ashmole, and included a tribute by William Lilly. In 1672, following the success of Clavis, he published the first number of his almanac, and it appeared annually until his death. Coley acted as William Lilly's amanuensis from 1677, when the latter was stricken with the illness of which he eventually died. The editor of Lilly's Autobiography tells us: "His judgments and observations for the succeeding years till his death were all composed by his directions, Mr. Coley coming to Hersham the beginning of every summer, and stayed there till by conference with him he had despatched them for the press; to whom at these opportunities he communicated his way of judgment and other 'Arcana.'" Lilly constantly makes reference in his works to Coley's merit as a man and as a professor of mathematics and occult science. On his death in 1681, Lilly bequeathed to him his almanac Merlini Anglici Ephemeris, or Astrological Judgment for the Year, which had reached its thirty-sixth year of publication; from 1681 it was issued by Coley "according to the method of Mr. Lilly." After Lilly's death, Coley continued to publish his predictions, as for instance, The great and wonderful Predictions of that late famous Astrologer, William Lilly, Mr. Partridge, and Mr. Coley concerning this present year 1683. Coley attained considerable distinction as a mathematician: we are told by his almanac that he taught "arithmetic, vulgar, decimal, and logarithmical, geometry, trigonometry, astronomy, navigation, the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, dialling, surveying, gaging, measuring, and the art of astrology in all its branches," at Baldwins Gardens. He corrected and enlarged Joseph Moxon's Mathematics made easy (London, 1692), and also William Forster's Arithmetic, or that useful art made easie (London, 1686). He died in London on 30 April 1704. (Wikipedia) William Lilly (11 May [O.S. 1 May] 1602 – 9 June 1681) has been described as "the most abused as well as the most celebrated astrologer of the seventeenth century". Born the son of a yeoman farmer in Leicestershire, Lilly travelled to London as a youth to take up a servant's position. Seven years later he secured his fortune by marrying his former master's widow, allowing him the leisure to study astrology. In 1644, during the English Civil War, he published the first of many popular astrological texts,and in 1647 he published Christian Astrology, a huge compendium of astrological technique. This was the first of its kind to be printed in the English language rather than Latin, and is said to have tutored "a nation in crisis in the language of the stars". By 1659, Lilly's fame was widely acknowledged and his annual almanac was achieving sales of around 30,000 copies a year. Lilly's autobiography, published towards the end of his life in

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        Merlinus Anglicus Junior: Or, the Starry Messenger, for the Year of Our Redemption, 1752. Being Bissextile, Or Leap Year: Wherein is Contained, I. Astronomical, Astrologlical, and Meteorological Observations. II. The State of the Year Deduced According to Art, from Solar Ingresses, Eclipses, Various Configurations, Aspects and Conjunctions of the Seven Planets. III. The Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Moon, and High-Water at London Bridge. IV. Tables of Rising, Southing, and Setting of the Seven Stars, and Other Fixed Stars of Note: A Perpetual Table of the Rising and Setting of the Sun, Beginning and Ending of Twilight, and Length of the Day and Night, to Every Fifth Day Throughout the Year ; with Many Other Tables Pertinent for Such a Work, All Accommodated to the Meridian of London, Whose Latitude is 51 Degrees, 32 Minutes North, But Will Serve for Any Part of Great-Britain Or Ireland. The Like Not Extant. By Henry Coley, Student in the Mathematicks and the Coelestial Science.

      Original Edition (NOT a Reprint). [London], Printed for M. Read, [1752]. Duodecimo. 48 unnumbered pages. Softcover / Disbound. No binding. Original bookblock with some pages cleanly detached. Very good condition of the block. Needs new binding. Henry Coley (18 October 1633 – 30 April 1704) was an astrologer and mathematician, and amanuensis of William Lilly.nColey was born, as shown in an inscription round a portrait of him by Robert White, found in some of his works, on 18 October 1633 in Oxford. His father was a joiner. In 1648 he became a clerk in the Parliamentary army; in 1654 he moved to London and worked as a ladies' tailor in Gray's Inn Lane. In 1656 he married and they had one child; in 1660, after his wife's death, he married again; their son born in 1661 died soon after birth. He taught himself mathematics, astrology, Latin and French. From 1663 he lived in Baldwins Gardens, where he taught astrology and mathematics, and received clients. By the 1670s he had a flourishing practice.nIn 1669 he published Clavis Astrologiæ Elimata; or a Key to the whole Art of Astrology, new filed and polished. It was well received. A second and enlarged edition was published in 1676; it was dedicated to Elias Ashmole, and included a tribute by William Lilly. In 1672, following the success of Clavis, he published the first number of his almanac, and it appeared annually until his death.nColey acted as William Lilly's amanuensis from 1677, when the latter was stricken with the illness of which he eventually died. The editor of Lilly's Autobiography tells us: "His judgments and observations for the succeeding years till his death were all composed by his directions, Mr. Coley coming to Hersham the beginning of every summer, and stayed there till by conference with him he had despatched them for the press; to whom at these opportunities he communicated his way of judgment and other 'Arcana.'"nnLilly constantly makes reference in his works to Coley's merit as a man and as a professor of mathematics and occult science. On his death in 1681, Lilly bequeathed to him his almanac Merlini Anglici Ephemeris, or Astrological Judgment for the Year, which had reached its thirty-sixth year of publication; from 1681 it was issued by Coley "according to the method of Mr. Lilly."nnAfter Lilly's death, Coley continued to publish his predictions, as for instance, The great and wonderful Predictions of that late famous Astrologer, William Lilly, Mr. Partridge, and Mr. Coley concerning this present year 1683. Coley attained considerable distinction as a mathematician: we are told by his almanac that he taught "arithmetic, vulgar, decimal, and logarithmical, geometry, trigonometry, astronomy, navigation, the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes, dialling, surveying, gaging, measuring, and the art of astrology in all its branches," at Baldwins Gardens. He corrected and enlarged Joseph Moxon's Mathematics made easy (London, 1692), and also William Forster's Arithmetic, or that useful art made easie (London, 1686). He died in London on 30 April 1704. (Wikipedia)nnWilliam Lilly (11 May [O.S. 1 May] 1602 – 9 June 1681) has been described as "the most abused as well as the most celebrated astrologer of the seventeenth century". Born the son of a yeoman farmer in Leicestershire, Lilly travelled to London as a youth to take up a servant's position. Seven years later he secured his fortune by marrying his former master's widow, allowing him the leisure to study astrology. In 1644, during the English Civil War, he published the first of many popular astrological texts,and in 1647 he published Christian Astrology, a huge compendium of astrological technique. This was the first of its kind to be printed in the English language rather than Latin, and is said to have tutored "a nation in crisis in the language of the stars". By 1659, Lilly's fame was widely acknowledged and his annual almanac was achieving sales of around 30,000 copies a year.nnLilly's autobiography, published towards the end of his life in 1681, at the request of his patron Elias Ashmole, gives candid accounts of the political events of his era, and biographical details of contemporaries that are unavailable elsewhere. It was described, in the late 18th century, as "one of the most entertaining narratives in our language", in particular for the historical portrayal it leaves of men like John Dee, Simon Forman, John Booker, Edward Kelley, including a whimsical first meeting of John Napier and Henry Briggs, respective co-inventors of the logarithm and Briggsian logarithms, and for its curious tales about the effects of crystals and the appearance of Queen Mab. In it, Lilly describes the friendly support of Oliver Cromwell during a period in which he faced prosecution for issuing political astrological predictions. He also writes about the 1666 Great Fire of London, and how he was brought before the committee investigating the cause of the fire, being suspected of involvement because of his publication of images, 15 years earlier, which depicted a city in flames surrounded by coffins.nnLilly was a controversial character who was both aided and abetted by powerful friends and enemies. He attracted the attention of many members of Parliament, through the support of Sir Bulstrode Whitelocke, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, (to whom he dedicated his Christian Astrology), but also accused Members of Parliament of engineering charges against him in 1651. To his supporters he was an "English Merlin"; to his detractors he was a "juggling wizard and imposter". He is described as having been a genius at something "that modern mainstream opinion has since decided cannot be done at all", and having developed his stature as the most important astrologer in England through his social and political involvement, as well as his impact on the astrological tradition. (William Lilly)

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        Würtembergisch-Verbesserter Schreib-Calender, Auf das Jahr Christi.

      Cotta, Stuttgart - Zwei Bändefür die Jahre 1752 und 1754, Pergamentbände mit Schließen, durchschossene Exemplare, kleine Einrisse an Gelenken und Kapitalen, Pergament beschmutzt, zahlreiche handschriftliche Einträge [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettera autografo Conte Marie-Gabriel-Auguste-Florent de Choiseul-Gouffier

      1752. Lettera autografo Conte Marie-Gabriel-Auguste-Florent de Choiseul-Gouffier. Importante documento. Senza data (fine Settecento). In-4°, 4 pp., scritta su 3 facciate con firma. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Marie-Gabriel-Auguste-Florent de Choiseul-Gouffier (Parigi, 27 settembre 1752 - Aquisgrana, 20 giugno 1817) è stato un diplomatico francese. Durante la sua permanenza in Grecia come ambasciatore francese per l'Impero ottomano (1782-1824), raccolse descrizioni scientifiche riguardanti monumenti ora scomparsi ed una vasta collezione, ora in possesso del Louvre. Uff. pacco 3

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        Acts and Laws of His Majesty's Colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence

      1752 - RHODE ISLAND. Acts and Laws of His Majesty's Colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations, in New-England, in America. From Anno 1745, to Anno 1752. Newport: J. Franklin, 1752. Fol. [8], 110 p. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers, recently bound in lovely full calf, antique. A fine, fresh copy inside and out. Laws of the Rhode Island colony from 1745 through 1752, being a continuation of the compilation of 1745. The printer was Benjamin Franklin's nephew, James Franklin, Jun. Alden 128, Evans 6919. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        (The Marine Counterparts to HomannÂ’s Elephant, Rhino and Crocodile Broadsides: the Whales, the Saw-Fish and the Narwhale). - Historia Animantium marinorum iconographica [...] Abbildliche Geschichte der See-Thiere, und zwar derselben I. besondere Vorstellung, in welcher die Walfische nach ihren Arthen, Figur [...] vor Augen gestellt werden. & II. Vorstellung, in welcher eine Art Walfische, nebst ihren zwey Feinden, dem Seege Fisch und Narwal zu sehen sind.

      Nuremburg, Homann Heirs, no date on first leaf, the second dated 1752.. Handcoloured copper engraved broadsides. I. 20.5 x 23.5 inches, II. 19.5 x 21 inches. Professionally restored and laid down on old paper for the purpose of reenforcing the fragile paper structure. Some previous storage folds still visible but undisturbing, some light browning to paper in places. First edition, very rare. – Nissen, ZBI 1990. Together with the three separately published broadsides on terrestial animals (elephant, rhino and crocodile – see Nissen, ZBI 1989 for the rhino) which were grouped under the collective title ‘Abbildliche Geschichte der ausländischen LandthiereÂ’, the offered broadsides, published separately as well, form their marine counterparts. They illustrate the natural history of some species of whales and other curious marine animals and were directed to an audience which on the one hand – at least in Central Europe – neither had the chance to see these animals in nature nor in travelling menageries or game reserves, but on the other hand was well aware of them because of body parts and sometimes even whole skelletons were commonly kept in pharmacies, kunstkammers and natural cabinets. While these naturalia so oftenly became part of an exotic-folklore phantasy, HomannÂ’s broadsides were one of the first attempts to provide a scientifically more accurate knowledge of them to the wider public.

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        Cours de chirurgie dicté aux écoles de médecine de Paris

      Mercier, Rollin, Hérissant-1746-1757-1749, Paris 1752 - ____ Col de Vilars (La Rochefoucault, 1675- P., 1747), médecin du Roi au Châtelet, a exercé à l'Hôtel-Dieu et a été professeur de chirurgie de la Faculté de Paris. Son cours a été continué par Pierre Poissonnier pour le tome V, qui est un "Traité des luxations & des fractures". Il est ici en première édition. Bon exemplaire. On a relié à la fin de tous les volumes le catalogue du libraire Hérissant. Waller 2054. 5 volumes in-12. Collation : (2), XV, (7), 462/(8), 376, (32)/(8), 411/(8), 424/XIV, (2), 240, (4), 230, (6) pp. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay Towards a Natural History of the Herring

      Printed for T. Vincent, London 1752 - 178pp + contents + ad. VG: in very good condition. Modern rebind with new eps. Browning to title page and advertisement. Scattered light foxing within Half-leather hardback with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Africa Performed by the Sr. Danville Under the Patronage of the Duke of Orleans

      - Wall map. Engraving with original outline color. Linen backed. Image measures 38.5 x 37.5 inches. This beautiful large scale map of Africa is from Malachy Postlethwayt's The Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce and represents the glory days of British colonialism and seamanship. Comments are in a conversational format throughout the map. For example, a comment near Ascension Island in the Atlantic says that it was a place English mariners left their letters in corked bottles. Edition is undetermined; there were four official editions of Trade and Commerce: 1752, 1755, 1766, 1774. Engraved by Emanuel Bowen. Good condition but original color outlining is faint. Mounted on linen. The obscure 18th century cartographer Mr. Bolton may also be referred to as Solomon and this is one of the maps Tooley's attributes to him.

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        ANDAMENTO DEL TESINO E DEL GRAVELLONE A PAVIA COL PROGETTO DELLA RETTIFILAZIONE DI TESINO AL DI SOPRA DI QUEL GRAN PONTE ESPOSTO IN MIA RELAZIONE.

      Pavia prov. 1752 - Carta allegata alle "Relazioni "di Bernardo Maria de Ribecco Ingegnere Regio Camerale. Al fascicolo sono pure allegate altre due carte di Benedetto Flacco e Nicola Deletan: una con le sezioni ed il ponte sul Ticino; l'altra con un tratto del corso del Ticino. Coloritura coeva mm 580x1232

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, und einen vollständigen Begriff von der neuern Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte machen; Worinnen der wirkliche Zustand aller Nationen vorgestellet, und das Merkwürdigste, Nützlichste und Wahrhaftigste in Europa, Asia, Africa und America, in Ansehung ihrer verschiedenen Reiche und Länder; deren Lage, Größe, Grenzen, Eintheilungen, Himmelsgegenden, Erdreichs, Früchte, Thiere, Flüsse, Seen, Gebirge, großen und kleinen Städte, Häfen, Gebäude, u.s.w. wie auch der Sitten und Gebräuche, der Einwohner, ihrer Religion, Regierungsart, Künste und Wissenschaften, Handlung und Manufa

      Leipzig, Arkstee & Merkus 1752 - Gr.-8°. Titel + 5 n.n. Bll. + 656 S. + 18 n.n. Bll. OLd. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden. Mit 17 von 26 Beilagen (Karten bzw. Tafeln): es fehlen 9 Tafeln. Einer von 21 Bänden. Apart. - Ebd. m. kl. Fehlstellen im Leder (R.), berieben, RSchildchen m. Abriß, stockfleckig bzw. fleckig, Gbrsp., Besitzeinträge a. fl. V., einige Einrisse. - Behandelt die "Reisen der Franzosen und anderer nach Ostindien": Siam, Ostindien, malabarische Küste, Ganges, bengalische Seebusen u. a. - Schwabe, (1714 - 1784), war nach dem Studium der Theologie in Leipzig zunächst Privatlehrer und Hofmeister, seit 1750 Kustos der Universitätsbibliothek. 1765 wurde er a.o.Prof. der Philosophie an der Univ. Leipzig. Der überzeugte Anhänger von Gottscheds poetischen Lehren war einer der vielseitigsten Übersetzer, Herausgeber und Publizisten der deutschen Aufklärung. Er übersetzte Werke von Voltaire und Swift, ferner pädagogische, geographische und naturwissenschaftliche Schriften und publizierte 1747 eine Neuausgabe von Daniel Georg Morhofs Polyhistor. Für Gottscheds unvollendete Literaturgeschichte bearbeitete er das Kapitel über den Roman. Als Herausgeber der "Belustigungen des Verstandes und des Witzes" bot er ein Forum für kritische Beiträge von Karl Christian Gärtner, Johann Adolf und Johann Elias Schlegel, Christian Fürchtegott Gellert und Friedrich Wilhelm Zachariae. (DBE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sereníssima Infanta, Gloriosa virgen, Doña Sancha Alfonso, Comendadora de la Orden Militar de Santiago, hija del Rey de León Don Alonso el Nono, y de la Infanta de Portugal Doña Teresa Gil de Soberosa; hermana del Santo Rey D. Fernando, Tercerdo de este nombre: Su vida, sus virtudes y milagros. Sacó a luz esta gloria de España, y de sus Reyes, Doña Mariana Bazán y Mendoza (seudónimo de.).

      - Madrid, Joseph de Orga, 1752, 20,5 x 16 cm., 4 h. + retrato grabado en cobre por Juan de Noort + 151 págs. (Buen ejemplar de esta obra publicada con motivo de la pretendida beatificación de la Infanta. Recoge el texto numerosas noticias históricas y datos relativos a las provincias de Burgos y Toledo).

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        A Catalogue and Description of the Etchings of Rembrandt Van-Rhyn, with some Account of his Life . . . Translated from the French

      London: Printed for T. Jeffreys, 1752 - 12mo, modern brown calf period style, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait. ? A catalogue raisonnÈ of Rembrandt's engravings, compiled by famous Parisian art dealer Emde-FranÁois Gersant (1696-1750) as a guide to help collectors to, among other things, distinguish between genuine Rembrandt engravings and spurious ones. The Catalogue describes over 340 engravings with additional descriptions for known fakes and the work of Rembrandt's students. Edges of the prelims and frontis a little browned and worn; very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Verzameling van uitgelezene raadzelen en fraaije zinnebeelden. Bestaande in eene byëen vergadering van drie honderd uitgezogte raadzelen en speelende zinnebeelden, ten dienste der schrandere Nederlandsche jeugd, in dichtmaat voorgesteld, en met eenige korte verklaringen of aanmerkingen opgehelderd. Eerste deel.

      Amsterdam, Bernardus Mourik, z.j. [ca. 1752]. - Klein 8vo. (VIII)+235+(13) pp. Register, fondslijst van de uitgever. Gemarmerde kartonnen band uit de tijd. Goed ex. (Hoekje uit schutblad voorin, scheur in p. 17/18 gerep.). * Uiterst zeldzaam, niet in de gangbare naslagwerken, slechts één ander exemplaar bekend (in de British Library).

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        Gnomonica fundamentalis & mechanica worinnen gewiesen wird, wie man sowol gründlich, als auf mechanische Art, allerhand Sonnen-Uhren regulaire, irregulaire, mit Minuten und himmlischen Zeichen, auf allerhand Flächen.verfertigen solle. Wozu noch eine neue Invention einer Universal-Sonnen-Uhr kommt.

      Augsburg, Detleffsen für J.Wolffs Erben. 1752 - Fol. 2 nn. Bl., 40 S., 2 nn. Bl., m. gest. Tit. und 15 gefalt.Kupfertafeln. HLdr.im Stil d. Zt. m. reicher RVerg., Poggendorff II, 399; Houzeau/L. I, 16614; vgl. Kat.d.Ornamentstichsammlung Berlin 1755. Wolf, Handbuch d.Astronomie I, S. 433. - Erstmals 1733 erschienenes Werk über die Anfertigung von Sonnenuhren. Die Kupfer zeigen geometrische Figuren, fertige Sonnenuhren, Berechnungen, Details etc. Es gilt als das Hauptwerk Johann Friedrich Penthers (1693-1749), der zunächst Professor der Philosophie in Göttingen und später Bergsekretär und Bergrath in gräflich Stolberg'schen Diensten war. - Der gest. Titel vor den anderen Tafeln eingebunden. - Schönes sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New-Jersey .

      1752 - NEW JERSEY. LAWS. The Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New- Jersey, from the Time of the Surrender of the Government . to this Present Time . By Samuel Nevill. [Philadelphia]: William Bradford, 1752. Sm. fol. [4], 507 p. [with:] The Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New-Jersey, from the Year 1753 . where the first volume ends, to the Year 1761 . By Samuel Nevill . Volume the Second. Woodbridge: James Parker, 1761. Sm. fol. [4], x, [2], 368, [4], 369-401, [1], 56, 64 p. Contemporary sheep (v.1) and contemporary reversed sheep (v.2), both very skillfully rebacked in period style. First two leaves of v.1 neatly guarded in the blank margins, the usual foxing and browning common to early American paper, else an unusually nice set in contemporary bindings. The second compilation of the laws of New Jersey (following that of John Kinsey in 1732), assembled by Samuel Nevill with the assistance in the first volume of Philip Kearny. The second volume is the first law compilation to be printed in New Jersey, James Parker having set up the colony's first permanent printing press at Woodbridge in 1754. For a detailed study of the evolution and printing of Nevill's Laws, see Felcone, New Jersey Books, 155 and 157, and Printing in New Jersey, 1754- 1800, 59. Evans 6893, 8680, 8947; ESTC W14077, W14078. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        AN ACCOUNT OF SIX YEARS RESIDENCE IN HUDSON'S BAY, from 1733 to 1736, and 1744 to 1747 .

      London 1752 - GOOD book. 8vo, vi,84,95pp. Important book by knowledgeable on the scene observer. Owner's name dated 1830 inside. Boards w remnants of double gilt ruling. Leather spine label lettering worn away. Joints of cover split 2" @ heel. MISSING last ep and most of frontis, which is the Nelson & Hayes rivers fold out map. The Churchill river fold out and the fold out of the fort plans are both intact with no fold line tears or any other flaw. Pastedowns & eps with minor browning and chips in lower cornes. Rest of text & maps faintly browned and isolated spots of foxing or soiling. First pages thru frontis with many incorrect fold lines. GOOD(very worn) book. Contemporary calf. 5 ribs. Tight text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letters on the Study and Use of History

      1752 - Letters on the Study and Use of History, 2 volumes, large 8vo, new 3/4 calf with marbled boards, raised bands. Together with Walpole's Answer, in the same binding with the same pattern marbled boards. Three volumes altogether. A set except that the Walpole is slightly smaller 9vo. Shipping: $8.00 domestic, $40.00 international. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Art de la Verrerie, de Neri, Merret et Kunckel. Auquel on a Ajouté le Sol Sine Veste d'ordschall; L'Elioscopium videndi sine veste solem Chymicum; Le Sol Non Sine Veste; Le Chapitre XI du Flora Saturnizans de Henckel, Sur la Vitrification des Végétaux; Un Mémoire sur la maniere de faire le Saffre; Le Secret des vraies Porcelaines de la Chine e de Saxe. Trduits de l'Allemand.

      Durand Pissot, 1752. In 8°, p. pelle, pp. LV + 629 + 4 piccole ill. nn. nel t. + 16 inc., ripiegate, n. f. t. , una delle quali in front. Fregi e lettere al d. in o. L'esempl. è riportato sul "Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres" di Jacques Charles Brunet del 1863 (v. 4° vol., col. n. 41).

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        Bibel der Natur... Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1752. 4 Bll., XII S., 1 Bl., 410 S., 7 Bll. (Register). Mit gestoch. Titelvign., 2 Textvign. und 53 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von J.C.G.Fritzsch. Folio. Gold- und blindgepr. Ldr. d. Zt. mit RVerg. und goldgepr. RTitel (etw. bestoßen, kl. Fehlstelle).

       1752 \'... worinnen die Insekten in gewisse Classen vertheilt, sorgfältig beschrieben, zergliedert, in sauberen Kupferstichen vorgestellt... Nebst H.Boerhave Vorrede von dem Leben des Verfassers. Aus dem Holländischen übersetzt\' (Untertitel).- Nissen ZBI 4056; Horn-Schenkling 21797; Hirsch-H. V, 484.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Posthum erschienenes Werk des bedeutenden Tieranatomen und Naturforschers Jan Swammerdam (Amsterdam 1637 - 1680). \'Er schliff Scheren und Nadeln so fein zu, daß er damit auch kleine Insekten sezieren und den Bau ihrer Eingeweide studieren konnte. In seiner \'Bibel der Natur\' sind diese sehr detaillierten Studien auf eindruckvollen, großformatigen Tafeln zusammengefaßt. Berühmt sind seine anatomischen Darstellungen der Laus und besonders der Biene. Auch die Stechmücke untersuchte er in allen Einzelheiten...\' (Nissen II, 284).- Sowie mit Darstellungen von Krebsen, Fröschen, Schnecken, Schmetterlingen u.a.- Textseiten 7-10 fehlen (Kopien liegen bei), Titelblatt am Plattenrand der Vignette gerissen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Entdeckte Geheimniße der Zauberey zur Aufklärung des Volks über Aberglauben und Irrwahn. Geschrieben von dem Hofrath Eckartshausen. Mit 4 Kupfern und 2 Vigneten. Erstausg.

      6 Bll., 271 S., mit gest. Frontispiz, 3 Kupfertaf. u. 2 gest. Vignetten, Kl.-8, Halbleder d. Zt. mit Rückenschild Faivre 57 Grässe S. 92 Hayn-Gotendorf III,192. - Die Kupfer zeigen: Hexerey Zauber-Knödel Ankunft auf dem Blocksberg Hexenfeier Schatzgräberey u. Zauberutensilien. - Karl von Eckartshausen (auch Carl, 1752-1803), ein illegitimer Sohn des Grafen Karl von Haimhausen. Wurde 1776 Hofrat, 1777 Mitglied der Bayerischen Akademie u. war von 1780 bis 1793 Bücherzensurrat. In dieser Zeit hatte er sich dem Orden der Illuminaten angeschlossen, deren wissenschaftliche u. humanistische Theorien von Eckartshausen schätzte. Der späterer Kenner u. Vertreter rosenkreuzerischen Ideengutes war zugleich aber auch Überwinder des Geheimbundwesens seiner Zeit. Bekannt sind v.a. seine "Aufschlüsse zur Magie". - Leicht berieben u. bestossen Titel mit sehr kl. Rundstempel wenige Seiten leicht fleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl. mit einem zusätzlichen, im Vorsatz montierten Stich.

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        Essai d’une nouvelle theorie de la resistance des fluides

      David l’Ainé Libraire, 1752. 4to (cm. 21,5), XLVI-212 pp. con 2 tavv. rip. f.t. Fregi e capilettera n.t. Legatura coeva in pelle maculata con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. Tagli rossi. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Minimi restauri agli angoli e alle cuffie altrimenti esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, molto rara. Wellcome II, p. 28. ‘First expression of the differential hydrodynamic equations in terms of a field and of the hydrodynamic paradox. D’Alembert’s essay was an important work in fluid mechanics, ranking him among Clairaut, Bernoulli and Euler in development of this field’.

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        Luz y metodo debotisimo para saber andar la via sacra

      1752 - Unrecorded Mexican theological work manuscript. 1752. [Mexico]. In 12mo (148 x 98 mm). 2 [blank] + 56 ff. + 2 [blank]. Contemporary morocco gilt, minor wear. Manuscript in ink on paper, slightly cropped, internally clean. 3,200 $ A handsome Mexican colonial manuscript on the Stations of the Cross apparently unpublished. The author, Matias Dieguez, was a Spanish-born Priest and missionary of Mexico, author of at least two other books, one the Espejo de Luz, que deshace las tinieblas de la ignorancia, y hace ver con su luz los engaños de la vanidad y soberbia : descubre, y enseña a las mugeres, y todo genero de personas entregadas loca, y ciegamente à trages, y vanidades profanas, el camino mas solido, y verdadero para seguridad de sus conciencias, (1748), published in Mexico by Hogal, and the Desengaño charitativo, canonico, theologico, moral y mistico (1739). The manuscript was written at the Franciscan seminary of San Fernando in Mexico. The full title is "Luz y metodo debotisimo para saber andar la via sacra, lleno de tiernisimos y dolorosos afectos con unos brebes clamores, toques, y desengaños, que como flechas del cielo hieren y penetran el corazon mas endurecido sacado de su librito Antidoto Espiritual"; however, no record appears to exist as per the Antidoto Espiritual. It is unclear if this volume was written in the hand of Dieguez, or abstracted from one of his books. Palau only lists the two books aforementioned, we could trace no records of this manuscript anywhere. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Acts and Laws of His Majesty's Colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence

      , 1752. 1752. RHODE ISLAND. Acts and Laws of His Majesty's Colony of Rhode-Island, and Providence Plantations, in New-England, in America. From Anno 1745, to Anno 1752. Newport: J. Franklin, 1752. Fol. [8], 110 p. Contemporary marbled paper wrappers, recently bound in lovely full calf, antique. A fine, fresh copy inside and out. Laws of the Rhode Island colony from 1745 through 1752, being a continuation of the compilation of 1745. The printer was Benjamin Franklin's nephew, James Franklin, Jun. Alden 128, Evans 6919.

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        Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New-Jersey ....

      , 1752. 1752. NEW JERSEY. LAWS. The Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New- Jersey, from the Time of the Surrender of the Government ... to this Present Time ... By Samuel Nevill.... [Philadelphia]: William Bradford, 1752. Sm. fol. [4], 507 p. [with:] The Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New-Jersey, from the Year 1753 ... where the first volume ends, to the Year 1761 ... By Samuel Nevill ... Volume the Second. Woodbridge: James Parker, 1761. Sm. fol. [4], x, [2], 368, [4], 369-401, [1], 56, 64 p. Contemporary sheep (v.1) and contemporary reversed sheep (v.2), both very skillfully rebacked in period style. First two leaves of v.1 neatly guarded in the blank margins, the usual foxing and browning common to early American paper, else an unusually nice set in contemporary bindings. The second compilation of the laws of New Jersey (following that of John Kinsey in 1732), assembled by Samuel Nevill with the assistance in the first volume of Philip Kearny. The second volume is the first law compilation to be printed in New Jersey, James Parker having set up the colony's first permanent printing press at Woodbridge in 1754. For a detailed study of the evolution and printing of Nevill's Laws, see Felcone, New Jersey Books, 155 and 157, and Printing in New Jersey, 1754- 1800, 59. Evans 6893, 8680, 8947; ESTC W14077, W14078.

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        Numismata antiqua [.] collecta et edita.

      [apud Augustinum Carattonium],, Veronae 1752 - 3 volumi in-folio (cm. 34,5), legature coeve in p. pergamena con titolo ms. al dorso (lievi usure); cc. [7] XI [2] XXV [2] CXLV; cc. [3] CXLVI-CCLIX [1] VII [1] XIII; pp. [18] 352 XXX in buono stato, con un totale di 315 tavole numismatiche incise in rame da Domenico Cunego e numerate a caratteri romani, antiporte di Dionisio Valesi; gora alle ultime carte del secondo tomo. Edizione originale dell'opera prima e più nota del collezionista veronese Muselli. E' il catalogo delle monete antiche che l'amico del Maffei racimolò con varie acquisizioni (tra cui la collezione del Bianchini) e per ragioni di prestigio è dedicato al re di Polonia Augusto III, che poi lo fece marchese. «Fedele testimonianza della più importante collezione numismatica veronese del '700 [.]» [F. Piccoli. Jacopo Muselli (1697-1768), antiquario e collezionista veronese. Rassegna bibliografica, in Atti Acc. Rov. Agiati, a.253 (2003), ser.VIII, vol.III, A]. Buon esemplare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tomo Primero de las ordenanzas del Perú dirigidas al Rey Nuestro Señor en su Real y Supremo Consejo de las Indias por recogidas y coordinadas por el Lic. Thomas de Ballesteros

      Imprenta de Francisco Sobrino y Bados, Lima 1752 - " "Fine Imprint from Lima: Indians, Mines, Law a Pristine Copy". Folio; full contemporary vellum. AN EXQUISITE, FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL CONDITION, IN ITS FIRST VELLUM BINDING. Very rare second revised edition of the Ordenanzas del Perú, published for the first time in 1685, of which very few copies are known to exist. This work is of capital importance for the study of legislation on slavery, Indian encomiendas and, most especially, of mining. Examples of some of the chapters: [fol. 150]: "On the Tanacona Indians of the Province of Charcas, the manner in which they are to be indoctrinated and tithes they are to pay;" [fol. 157]: "On the Benefits of Coca ranches in this kingdom; Treatment and payment to be Given to the Indians Who Labor in Them;" [fol. 177]: "On the defender of the Natives ;" [fol. 221 to 320]: "On the Ordinances regarding Mines and Refineries. Major and minor assayers in this kingdom " * Sabin: "this important work, of which no more was published, is divided into three parts. The first relates to the Courts of Lima, the second to the Indians, and the third to the mines". Medina, Lima, 1036; Palau 23046; Vargas Ugarte 1639. " (42) + 340 pp páginas

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        Memoriaal of beschryving van de stad Grave, en den lande van Cuyk. Der selver tydelyke heeren, hunne regeringe, wedervaaren, rechten, privilegien, costumen en usantien.

      Hermanus & Johannes Besseling, Utrecht 1752 - [xxii], 976, xvii pp. With an engraved frontispiece (view of Grave surrounded by 8 portraits) and folding table. 2 parts in 1 volume. Title printed in red and black. *Nijhoff & v. Hattum, 239; *Haitsma Mulier & v.d. Lem, 374. Published after Paringet's death, edited and with notes by Mr. Paul van Alen. Rebacked half leather (polished calf) with marbled boards. The new spine (onto which the original spine is pasted) is cloth. All edges marbled. Cover condition: Good: rebacked, covers rubbed, front and rear board scuffed, head of the spine chipped. Inside condition: Very good: library stamps to the title page, waterstain to the top page edge of contents pp. ix-xvi. Paringet was the steward of the city of Grave. Paul van Alen, born in Utrecht, was a barrister in Grave. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Johann George Hartmanns, Klein-Uhrmacher zu Jena, Nöthiger Unterricht [zur] Verbesserung der Sack-Uhren: durch den waagrechten Stand, Berechnung, Ausarbeitung, Beurtheilung, Gebrauch, Stellung, Kennzeichen und Probirung derselben; Mit nöthigen Figuren wie auch einer Erklärung der üblichen Kunst und Register versehen/ Nebst einer Vorrede ... Georg Ehrhard Hambergers.

      Jena, Selbstverlag, 1752. 13 n.n. Bl. + 134 S. + 3 n.n. Bl. HPgm. der Zeit. Es fehlen die S. 135-138, Titel und Vorsatz sowie die angefügten Figuren (1 gefaltetes Blatt). - In der Preisgestaltung wurden die Mängel berücksichtigt, vollständig wäre der Wert dieses Buches wesentlich höher anzusetzen. Versand D: 7,00 EUR N-H-T; Uhren; Uhren/Uhrmacher

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        Extrait de la Premiere Partie de l'Art de la Guerre

      1752. PUYSEGUR, Jacques Francois de Chastenet de. Extrait de la Premiere Partie de lÂ’Art de la GuerreÂ… Avec des Observations & Réflexions Traitées en Abregé. Paris: Charles-Ant. Jombert and Hochereau, et al., 1752. Tall 12mo, contemporary full brown morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine and covers with the armorial crest of the House of Bourbon-Penthièvre. $2500.Early edition of the first part of the Art of War, with observations and reflections, beautifully bound in the morocco-gilt armorial binding of the House of Bourbon-Penthiévre.Marshal Jacques François de Chastenet de Puységur (1656-1743) served with distinction as the most experienced Marshal of Louis XIV. A lifetime of experience combined with devoted study of the classic texts on warfare went into his Art de la Guerre. His son, who also became a Marshal of France, published his fatherÂ’s classic on war posthumously. Volume II analyzes a hypothetical battle staged between the Seine and the Loire Rivers, and discusses several actual campaigns conducted by PuységurÂ’s predecessor, the Vicomte de Turenne, Marshal General of France (Henri de la Tour dÂ’Auvergne). First published in 1748 in folio format. Brunet IV:989. This book bears the contemporary binding of the House of Bourbon-Penthièvre. The House of Bourbon-Penthièvre was an illegitimate branch of the House of Bourbon, therefore descending from the Capetian dynasty. It was founded by the duc de Penthièvre, the only child and heir of the comte de Toulouse, the youngest illegitimate son of Louis XIV of France and the marquise de Montespan, and his wife, Marie Victoire de Noailles, the daughter of Anne Jules de Noailles, duc de Noailles. Suggested provenance in pencil and ink on front endpaper.Interior unusually lovely, only slight rubbing to armorial binding, gilt quite bright. A beautiful copy in about-fine condition.

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        Lunario de un siglo, Que comenzava en su original por Enero del año de 1740, y acaba en Diciembre del año de 1841. En que se compreheden ciento y un año cumplidos. Contiene los aspectos principales de Sol, y Luna, esto es las Conjunciones, Oposiciones, y Quartos de la Luna con el Sol, según sus movimientos verdaderos; y la noticias de los Eclipses de ambos Luminares, que serán visibles por todo el Siglo en estas Missiones de la Compañía de Jesús en la Provincia del Paraguay. Regulada, y aligada la hora de los aspectos y eclipses al Meridiano del Pueblo de los esclarecidos Martyres San Cosme, y San Damian

      1752 - An entirely Paraguayan scientific production of the 18th century; exceedingly rare Lunario, the only made on the Jesuit Missions of Paraguay. N.d. [1752]. Barcelona. Pablo Nadal. In 8vo (195 mm x 145 mm). 8 ff. + 196 + 1 [blank]. Original vellum, lightly bowed and soiled. First two folios with short tears, not causing loss, some corners dog-eared, minor toning, else fine. Suarez (1679 – 1750) was born in Santa Fe (Argentina); what little is known today about him is thanks to Jesuit historians and scholars Juan Salaberry and William Furlon Cardiff. Son to Antonio Suarez Altamarino and Maria de Garay, his birth is recorded in the archive of the Metropolitan Church of Santa Fe for the year 1682. After being admitted to the Society of Jesus in 1695, he goes to Cordoba to study Philosophy and Theology; from there, Suarez is destined to Paraguay, and shortly a Priest at the missions of San Cosme and San Damian, then to Itapua and Santa Maria la Mayor. Suarez dedicated his life to living amongst the Guarani’s, becoming well aware of their customs and way of life. His masterpiece, this Lunario, or astronomical calendar, is the sole work of of its kind to have been entirely created in the missions of Paraguay; furthermore, Suarez himself crafted many of the instruments necessary for its confection. It contains the movements of the Sun and the Moon, as they will be seen in the Jesuit Missions of Paraguay, from 1740 until 1841. The first edition was published in Lisbon, undated, however it is given priority to this one, the second edition. Each folio deals with a year, with a table on recto detailing every month and an explanation of the expected astronomical phenomena for said year [“Nota Vulgares”, “Temporas”, “Fiestas Movibles” y “Eclipse”]. Provenance: several manuscript notes on last blank, one being a note from Pedro Montero, and several other ownership inscriptions, all in Spanish. Sabin, 93296. Palau, 323201. Rare, we could only find 3 copies in the United States (Indiana University, Harvard Houghton Library and Yale University Library). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Studentenstammbuch des Johann Martin Oberländer aus Hildburghausen.

      Jena, 1750-1752. - Quer-8vo (170 x 100 mm). Mit 2 Stammbuchkupfern auf den Innendeckeln. Gedrucktes Titelblatt mit hs. Ergänzung u. 163 fehlerhaft paginierte Bll. mit 276 Einträgen. Goldgepr. und bemalter Pergamentband der Zeit. Das sehr reichhaltige Stammbuch eines Thüringer Theologiestudenten enthält ausschließlich Einträge aus Jena. Unter den Beiträgern, die zum größten Teil in der Matrikel der Universität Jena nachgewiesen werden können, sind vor allem Theologen, aber auch viele Juristen und einige Mediziner zu finden. Unter den zahlreichen namhaften Persönlichkeiten seien genannt Wilhelm Hieronymus Bach (1730-54), ein Verwandter Johann Sebastian Bachs aus dem Erfurter Zweig der Familie, Johann Adam Gottlob Barnickel (1733-87), später Rechtskonsulent der Vogtländischen Ritterschaft und Besitzer einer großen Bibliothek, Johann Michael Degner (1719-80), Rektor des Schweinfurter Gymnasiums und auch durch naturwissenschaftliche Arbeiten hervorgetreten, Johann Jakob Fröbel (1730-1802), der Vater Friedrich Fröbels, Friedrich Ludwig August Held (1732-74), schwarzburgischer Stadt- und Amtsphysikus, Johann Stephan Müller (1730-68), Professor der Theologie in Gießen, Johann Christoph Rasche (1733-1805), bekannt durch seine numismatischen Schriften, Johann Christoph Schellenberger (1726-90), Professor der Theologie und Pfarrer der Barfüßergemeinde in Erfurt, und Johann Georg Hieronymus Weingärtner (1733-93), ebenfalls Professor der Theologie und Oberpfarrer in Erfurt (vollständige Liste auf Anfrage). - Besonders interessant sind die gelegentlichen handschriftlichen Bemerkungen des Stammbuchhalters zu seinen Kommilitonen. Oberländer fügte nicht nur die späteren Tätigkeiten oder Sterbedaten seiner Studienkollegen an, sondern gibt mehrfach auch launige Kommentare ab. So schreibt er zu Johann Christian Faustus (geb. 1728), der als Feldprediger nach Kursk gegangen ist, "jagt Zobel in Sibirien". Faustus ist noch 1781 in Kursk nachweisbar. Andere Mitstudenten charakterisiert er als "verdrüßlichen Hauptmann von Kapernaum", "tiefsinnige[n] Mathematicus" oder konstatiert: "Anjetzo ein hypochondrischer Candidat, hat aber eine sehr reiche Mutter". Die beiden Kupfer auf den Innendeckeln zeigen das Collegium Jenense und den Jenaer Markt (letzteres mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren und Tintenkritzelei). - Einband stärker berieben und bestoßen, Innengelenke gebrochen, Buchblock vom Einband gelöst. Innen gering gebräunt, gelegentlich etwas wasser- oder fingerfleckig, vereinzelt kl. Randeinrisse. Mehrere Bll. entfernt, darunter 1 Registerblatt zu Beginn.

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        Le Comte de Dunois

      1752. First Edition . (ANONYMOUS). Le Comte de Dunois. Paris: Chez Loüis Billaine, 1671. 12mo, contemporary full dark brown speckled calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, covers with the arms of the House of Bourbon-Penthièvre, raised bands, red morocco spine label. $2200.First edition of this novel, preceded by a dedicatory letter to the Duchess of Nemours, this copy finely bound in contemporary calf-gilt with the arms of Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon, Duke of Penthièvre, son of the Count of Toulouse, Grand Admiral of France, and a renowned book collector.Louis-Jean-Marie de Bourbon was the son of Louis Alexandre de Bourbon and his wife Marie Victoire de Noailles; he was also a grandson of Louis XIV of France and his mistress, Madame de Montespan. In 1733, at the age of six, he was made a field marshal, and the next year, a lieutenant general. In 1740, he received the Order of the Toison dÂ’Or from the king, and in 1742, the Order of the Holy Spirit. He served in the military under his maternal uncle, the Duke of Noailles, and fought brilliantly at Dettingen in 1743 and Fontenoy in 1745. Penthièvre was one of the wealthiest men of his day and probably the richest in France. He was known to be very charitable. Bibliographers variously attribute authorship of Le Comte de Dunois to Mme. Desjardins, Mme. de Villedieu, Comtesse Henriette de Murat or to Pierre dÂ’Ortigue de Vaumorière. Later engraved armorial bookplate of the House of Rochefoucauld.Expert restoration to corners and spine ends. A lovely volume in excellent condition with noble provenance.

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        Lettre sur le progrès des sciences.

      (Berlin), 1752. ____ Première édition. Une suite d'observations et de dissertations sur les grandes questions scientifiques du moment : Terres Australes. Patagons. Passage par le Nord. Observations sur les variations de l'Aimant. Continent de l'Afrique. Pyramides et Cavités. Collège des Sciences étrangers. Ville latine. Astronomie. Parallaxe de la Lune et son usage pour connaître la figure de la Terre. Observations sur la médecine. Observations microscopiques. Miroirs brûlants... Maupertuis nomme in fine les sujets qu'il faudrait interdire : la Pierre philosophale, la quadrature du cercle et le mouvement perpétuel. Charnière fendillée sur 4 cm au second plat. Bon exemplaire imprimé sur papier fort. *****. In-12. [168 x 103 mm] Collation : (4), 124 pp. Veau, dos à nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Expériences et observations sur l'électricité faites à Philadelphie en Amérique

      Paris, Durand, 1752. 1752, 1752, in-12, de 24, LXX, (10), 222, (32) pages et 1 planche repliée, veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné, Première édition française peu courante, après l'édition originale anglaise parue en 1751, sans l'autorisation de l'auteur. L'édition française, autorisée par Franklin, se compose de lettres traduites par François Dalibard, qui répéta les expériences de Philadelphie pour montrer la nature électrique de la foudre. Les Expériences et observations sur l'électricité sont l'

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        Conférence de l'ordonnance de Louis XIV, du mois d'aout 1669. Sur le fait des eaux et forets [...] contenant les loix forestières de France. Nouvelle éditionédition augmentée des observations de M. Simon & de M. Segauld

      Paris, Bernard Brunet, 1752. 1752, 1752, , 2 volumes in-4 de I. (16) et 928 pages ; et de II. (4), 860 et (4) pages, plein veau glacé de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs richement orné (petit manque à la coiffe supérieure du premier volume), Nouvelle édition de ce vaste code réglementaire et légale des territoires forestiers et des eaux de France. Le premier volume contient principalement des ordonnances, autrement dit, il établit la police général qui établies les us et coutumes des eaux et forets ; le second volume concerne la vente des chablis, panage, glandées, etc, des droits de pâturage, des chauffages et autres usages des bois (ventes, bois à bâtir pour les maisons royales et la marine). EN outre, ce double recueil comprend une trentaine d'articles se rapportant à l'histoire et aux coutumes de la chasse et de la pêche. Superbe exemplaire, à l'intérieur très frais

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        Physica electrica,

      - Physica electrica,

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        Autograph letters, signed, to several recipients, mostly military colleagues and government officials].Paris, 1815-1839. 8vo (mostly ca. 19 x 13 cm). 10 signed autograph letters in French, plus a draft for another, written in ink on laid and wove paper, 3 with their red wax seals or parts of seals (2 more with traces of former seals), and 6 with recipients' addresses.

      - NBG XXXXV, cols. 680-682. Interesting collection of autograph signed letters containing notes on personal, political and maritime matters, written by the French Grand Admiral Comte Laurent Jean François Truguet (10 January 1752-26 December 1839), knight of the Grand-Cross of the Legion d'Honneur. In 1765 he entered the Navy and took part in numerous battles in the service of the Ancien Regime. Major de Vaisseau from 1784, he cooperated on the tasks assigned to M. Choiseuil-Gouffier, ambassador to Constantinople, and was charged with instructing the Ottomans in the arts of fortification, artillery, naval architecture, etc. As an enthusiastic Republican, he supported the Revolution and was promoted to the rank of rear admiral in 1792. He bombarded Nice, Villefranche and Oneglia. Visiting Corsica, he was received by the Bonaparte family and began a romance with Elisa, sister of the future emperor. In 1804 he took a public stand against the establishment of the Empire in a letter that became historic. This consigned him to five years of severe disgrace. In 1809, however, the Emperor recalled him and gave him the command of the Kingdom of Holland's navy. After the fall of the Empire Truguet returned to Paris where Louis XVIII brought him back into the navy at the head of the naval corps. On the second restoration he was given overall command of the Brest fleet. At the end of the July monarchy, Truguet was elevated to the post of Grand Admiral, the highest naval honour.Important collection in good condition.

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, und einen vollständigen Begriff von der neuern Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte machen; worinnen der wirkliche Zustand aller Nationen vorgestellet, und das Merkwürdigste, Nützlichste und Wahrhaftigste in Europa, Asia, Africa und America, in Ansehung ihrer verschiedenen Reiche und Länder; deren Lage, Größe, Gränzen, Eintheilungen, Himmelsgegenden, Erdreichs, Früchte, Thiere, Flüsse, Seen, Gebirge, großen und kleinen Städte, Häfen, Gebäude u.s.w. wie auch der Sitten und Gebräuche der Einwohner, ihrer Religion, Regierungsart, Künste und Wissenschaften, Handlung und Manuf

      Leipzig, Arkstee und Merkus 1752 - Zehnter Band. Lex.-8°. 6 nn. Bl., 656 S., 18 nn. Bl., m. 8 (5 gefalt.) Kupferkarten u. -plänen, sowie 18 (2 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Marmoriertes Leder der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung, (berieben, Kapitale mit Fehlstellen, Ecken etwas gestaucht). Graesse III, 307. - Von J. J. Schwabe u.a. besorgte Übersetzung der umfangreichen Reisesammlung des Abbé Prévost. - Mit Reiseberichten aus Hinterindien und Indonesien, überwiegend aus Sumatra und Siam.- Die Karten und Pläne zeigen Bombay, Siam, Sumatra, usw. - Die Tafeln mit Stadtansichten, Eingeborenen, Alphabeten, Tieren und Pflanzen, sowie Gegenständen und Zeremonien. - Gering braunfleckig, Vor- und Nachsatz leimschattig, Name von alter Hand auf Titel, gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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