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        A Vindication of the Histories of the Old and New Testament. In Answer to the Objections of the late Lord Bolingbroke. In Two Letters to a Young Nobleman. Dublin, printed, London, reprinted for W. Bowyer, and sold by M. Cooper . and George Woodfall, [1752].

      - Rare first part of a work by the Irish bishop Robert Clayton (1695-1758) containing criticisms of DAVID HUME early enough to have been read by GEORGE BERKELEY. Two other parts were published in 1754 and 1757. Clayton's best-known work is An Essay on Spirit (1750). 'In the 1720s Clayton was closely associated with Berkeley and his project to establish a missionary and arts college in Bermuda. Indeed, Clayton seems to have been Berkeley’s second-in-command in the Bermuda project. However, when Clayton was appointed Bishop of Killala and Achonry in 1730 his involvement ceased, although he and Berkeley seem to have remained on friendly terms. At any rate, when Berkeley became Bishop of Cloyne, following the failure of the Bermuda project, it was Clayton who introduced him into the Irish House of Lords . Perhaps the most offensive aspect of Clatyton's Essay on Spirit was that it was known to be the work of a bishop, even though the work remained anonymous until the posthumous edition of 1759. Clayton issued a number of anonymous works in which the theories in the Essay were defended and developed. Probably the most interesting philosophically is Some Thoughts on Self-Love, Innate Ideas, Free Will, etc. Occasioned by reading Mr. Hume’s Works (1753). Clayton was at this time also publishing under his own name a Vindication of the Old and New Testaments, the first part of which, issued in 1752, contains an even earlier critique of Hume. This is of interest since Berkeley may well have read it. If so, then it is probably the best evidence we have that Berkeley knew of Hume or his views' (David Berman in the Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century British Philosophers, Thoemmes Press, 1999). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 8vo, [iv], 140 pp., recent quarter calf, morocco label lettered gilt on front board, uniform browning, isolated spots and finger marks, a good copy, with the half title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Erste und fürnehmste Weiß dem Heiligen Meß=Opffer nutzlich und andächtig beyzuwohnen

      Mannheim, Nicolas Pierron 1752 - Vogel, Matthaeus [S.J.] Erste und fürnehmste Weiß dem Heiligen Meß=Opffer nutzlich und andächtig beyzuwohnen Sambt einem Anhang einiger Früh= und Abends, Beicht= und Communion=Gebetter. Mannheim, gedruckt und verlegt in der Churfürstl. Hoff= und Cantzley=Buchdruckerey bey Nicolas Pierron, [Mannheim, Nicolas Pierron, Electoral printer] 1752. 4to. 232p (wrongly numbered 196p). Text in fraktur type within line border. With 35 plates designed by Jan Philip van der Schlichten and engraved by P.A. Kilian, and last plate by J. G. Wis[s]ger. Bound in contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, edges gilt; preserved in its original calf slip box; binding and box with a few isolated light traces of worming. Finely illustrated rococo missal in vernacular German presenting the Roman rite as an allegory of the Passion of Christ. The remarkably detailed illustrations by Jan Philips van der Schlichten (1681-1745), court painter of the Elector of Baden, show the different positions taken by the priest and altar boy at each stage of the of ritual and their appropriate ecclesiastical vestments ; each plate has an architectural background of varying richly decorated altar-pieces. Schlichten was a prolific Dutch artist who had moved to Heidelberg in 1720. The plates were engraved by Philipp Andreas Kilian (1714-89), court engraver to Augustus the Strong, Elector of Saxony, excepting the last one, by the Mannheim artist Johann Georg Wis(s)ger (c1722-97). In the present copy plates 33 and 34 were printed out of sequence; this was corrected by the printer by pasting the appropriate version on top of the impression. The compiler was the Jesuit educational writer Vogel; the imperial privilege, dated Mannheim, 8th February 1752, is followed by a preface by Theodor Weber, Father Provincial for the Rhine region. Light traces of usage in a few right margins, otherwise well preserved for a manual of this kind; blank end papers with early 19th century owners’ notes in ink and pencil. A separate impression of the plates with a brief French text was issued from the same press in 1738 with the title Tableaux de la Sainte Messe (36f) - see Lipperheide Oc28, (illustration no 106, but dated 1764). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gnomonica Fundamentalis & Mechanica, worinnen gewiesen wird, wie man sowohl gründlich, als auf mechanische Art allerhand Sonnen - Uhren, regulaire, irregulaire, mit Minuten und himmlischen Zeichen, auf allerhand Flächen, sie mögen gleich oder höckerich

      Wolffs/Erben, 1752. In folio (mm.330x225); pagg. (4), 40, (4), 1 carta con grande incisione architettonica in antiporta di J.A. Corvinus, XV tavole ripiegate f.t. recanti varie illustrazioni di carattere scientifico. Piccoli fregi silografici. Piatti coevi in cartone marezzato, dorso in piena pergamena moderna. Johann Friedrich Penther (1693 - 1749), matematico tedesco, fu educato all'Accademia dei Cavalieri della Slesia, ricoprì vari ruoli presso il Duca della regione che seguì nella sua campagna in Ungheria. Diventato consigliere del Duca, fu responsabile degli edifici pubblici e dal 1736 occupò la cattedra di matematica all'università di Gottinga di cui più tardi divenne prorettore. Oltre che di geometria e matematica, Penther scrisse anche di architettura militare. Nuova edizione dell'opera "Gnomonica", pubblicata originariamente nel 1734, che si pone come testo di fondamentale importanza per la precisione e l'esattezza delle osservazioni matematiche e tecniche, nonché per la perfezione delle tavole che le illustrano.Esemplare in buono stato di conservazione. Qualche rarissima fioritura della carta. Honeyman Coll. 2446; Houzeau - L 11614; Poggendorff II, 399 - 400 (ed. 1734 and 1760).

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        Det første forsøg paa Norges naturlige historie, forestillede dette kongeriges luft, grund, fielde, vande, væxter, metaller, mineraler, steen-arter, dyr, fugle, fiske og omsider indbyggernes naturel, samt sædvaner og levemaade. I-II.

      København 1752-53. 4to. (56) + 338 + (24) + 464 + (24) s. 30 foldede kobberstukne plansjer. Samt. skinnbd. med fire opph. bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Ryggene svakt skrapet. Bind II med litt slitasje ved øvre kapitél. Stempel på tittelbl. (Classenske boksamling).

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        PASSAU. "Passauischer Vertrag" 1552. Karl V. auf einem Thron, umgeben von den Vertragspartnern, links und rechts sieht man durch 2 Torbogen auf die Stadt.

      - Kupferstich von Chr. F. Guttenberg nach A. Scheller, 1752, 23 x 31 cm. Nicht bei Lentner. - Seltenes Flublatt anläßlich der 200 Jahrfeier des Vertrages von Passau. - Mit feinem Rändchen alt auf Bütten aufgezogen.

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        Traité d'optique où l'on donne la théorie de la lumière dans le système newtonien avec de nouvelles solutions des principaux problèmes de dioptrique et de catoptrique

      Paris, Durand et Pissot, 1752. petit in-4 de (2), V, (1), 202 pages (mal paginées 192), puis (6) pages et 7 planches demi-veau fauve de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle, dos lisse avec une pièce de titre 1752, 1752, , petit in-4 de (2), V, (1), 202 pages (mal paginées 192), puis (6) pages et 7 planches, demi-veau fauve de la seconde moitié du XIXe siècle, dos lisse avec une pièce de titre, Première édition de ce brillant commentaire mathématique de l'optique de Newton. L'auteur y propose de nombreuses "solutions analytiques" à certaines propositions qui furent énoncées par Newton, sans démonstration. Il analyse notamment avec une grande rigueur mathématique la fameuse question de l'arc-en-ciel. "In his Treatise on optics Courtivron assailed the Cartesian concept of light and championed the Newtonian. He did not servilely follow Newton, for in his view color results from differences in speed rather than from those in weight. Furthermore, in affirming that dense mediums slow down light corpuscles, he made use of Fermat's principle of least time, recently revived by Maupertuis" (DSB III p. 454). Exemplaire rogné un peu court, mais à l'intérieur propre, portant l'ex-libris imprimé d'Henri Viellard et une note manuscrite ancienne qui nous indique que l'exemplaire aurait appartenu au baron de Sénarmont. Gray (G.J.), a bibliography of the works of Sir Isaac Newton, together with a list of Books illustrating his works, n°202 (London, 1966) Walis (P.&R.), Newton and Newtoniana, 220.7

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Joh: Elias Ridinger mp").

      Augsburg, 5. VIII. 1752. - 1 S. 4to. Mit Siegelrest und rückseitiger Adresse. An Maria Anna von Schreiber in Innsbruck: "[.] Aus Dero vom 2ten augusti erlassenen ersehe den schmerzlichen verlust Dero in Gott seeligen Ehe Herrens ich bezeuge darbey meine recht hertzliche condolenz über die an mich gethane anfrage der 214 Fl. 50 xr. melde das ich sie gegen extradirung meines wechsel briefs, und carta bianca von R. P. Lucius Holtzer an PT. Herren Antony v. Jauß. schon unter dem 13. Junii laut der von ihme unterschribener carta bianca des Herren Holtzers richtig bezahlet, worbey bemelter Herr Jauss. mir promittirte es mit nächstem Posttage an Dero Seel. Herren zu referiren ich habe nicht [.] das in der sache etwas ungleiches passiren sollte [indem m]ir dieser Herr sehr honet und ehrlich begegnete, [und würde] dises an Dero seel. Herren Cammer Rath selbst [gesch]rieben haben wan mir Herr Jaus ein schreiben von ihme überbracht so aber hatt er mir nur meine antwort die ich auf erste anzeige an ihne schrifftl. erlassen nebst meiner obligation an Hr. Holtzer und dan die carta bianca die wie schon gemeltet von ihme unterschriben worden zu seiner legitimation vorgeleget so viel ist es was ich nach der wahrheit melden kann [.]". - In der Mitte ein Brandloch (15:35 mm) mit geringem Textverlust; stärkere Randläsuren. - Sehr selten.

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        Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great Britain, Who Have Been Celebrated for their Writings or Skill in the Learned Languages Arts and Sciences

      Printed by W. Jackson, for the Author, Oxford 1752 - xvii, 472p., [2p., Corrections and Additions], first edition boards in full calf with original red spine leather spine label, raised bands and tooled compartments; an unrestored, unsophisticated copy with these flaws, most notably that the front cover is detached; back board is held soundly by its hinge but joint is cracked. All extremities show old card, rims are gone, much scuffing to calf. Spine label is intact and legible, if dim; the rulings and toolings scuffed but visible; textblock is sound and square and shows shadow of old edge-tinting (but top edge is impacted with dust). Pastedown bears an early 19thC armorial bookplate that in 1960 was augmented in fountain-pen by an heir. The front free endpaper is gone; the next two leaves are blanks adhered together, probably an attempt to strengthen the cover (held to light, we see nothing covered up). Title-page is clean, but this and all preliminaries are lightly dust-soiled, with small smudges opposite the title leaf. Page xvii is slightly creased along the bottom edge (and slightly started) possibly in the bindery. Terminal free endpaper is adhered to a blank, again without appearance of disguise. A handleable copy. Ballard taught himself Saxon while attending to a commonplace day job, caught the attention of Saxon scholar Elizabeth Elstob, subsequently was provided an annuity which allowed him to live in Oxford and use the Bodlean; he became a university beadle. Amongst Ballard's subjects find two mystics: Julian[a] of Norwich, b.1342, and Margery Kempe, b.1373, who dictated what may be the first autobiography in English. Juliana Barnes, b.1388, a writer on heraldry and hunting. Margaret Roper, daughter of Thomas More and Jane Colt: "the first non-royal woman to publish a book she had translated into English." And so on. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Della forza dei corpi che chiamano viva libri tre del Signor Francesco Maria Zanotti al Signor Giambatista Morgagni

      Per gli eredi di C. Pisarri, 1752. In 8, pp. XX + 312 con 1 tav. f. t. piu' volte rip.  M. pl. coeva. Bell'esemplare. Ed. originale  (lo stesso anno il libro fu reimpresso dal Dalla Volpe) il problema delle 'forze vive' venne posto primamente da Leibniz e poi anche da  Bernouilli. Il discorso verte  sul concetto di forza, in seguito alla riformulazione che di esso dette Leibniz, che, in contrasto con Cartesio, parlo' appunto di 'forza viva', giustificando proprio con l'azione effusiva della forza l'estensione della materia. Lo Zanotti (Bologna, 1692 - 1777), zio dello scienziato Eustachio, fu fisico, filosofo e letterato. Riccardi, II, 658: 'Raro.. resta sempre di non comune interesse scientifico'. Gamba, 2511. Sotheran, I, 5587: 'Di argomento metafisico, senza assumere dalla geometria, ne' dalla meccanica altro che le opinioni piu' note e piu' comuni'. Parenti, 523. Colombo, p. 83. Blake, 498. Poggendorff, II, 1393. Honeyman, 3152. ITA

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        Türkischer Pferdsaufbuz samt einem die nötigen Anmerkungen hierzu enthaltenden Brief.

      Augsburg, Martin Elias Ridinger, 1752. - Oblong folio (450 x 336 mm). Letterpress title page (with extensive description on the reverse) and 4 engraved plates. Contemp. blank wrappers, stored in custom-made cardboard portfolio with giltstamped cover label. First edition. - A fine series of four elaborately decorated Turkish horses, based on drawings prepared in Constantinople and sent to Ridinger by Baron Gudenus. As stated in the letter from Constantinople, dated 7 March 1741 and printed on the reverse of the title page, the Ottoman dignitaries could be distinguished by the various kinds of luxurious cloths, jewels, and finery they applied to their stables. The officials would vie with each other for the most splendid equestrian adornments, often showering their animals with gold and silver, diamonds, silk, and delicate embroideries. At a state reception in 1740, the Sultan was reported to have shown a parade of 30 horses, each covered in a different kind of precious stone. Such a horse laden with ornament, led into the seraglio by a Janissary, is pictured in plate I: four ostrich feathers adorn the head (a distinction afforded only to the Sultan's personal stable), while the chest bears a splendid rosette belt. Plate II shows a rising "Divani", such as is ridden by the Grand Vizier when dressed in state, with silver chains jingling from its halter and an embroidered blanket under the saddle. Plate III shows another Divani (titled "du coté gauche", but a rare variant imprint from front right), with different bridle and blanket; an elaborately tooled gilt thong is strapped across the chest. The final plate IV shows the "cheval de main d'un Pacha" besides a large kiosk, with a long blanket, rich silver and gemstone decoration and two leopard skins. - Some fingerstaining in the margins, but well preserved. Thienemann 594-597. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      Paris, Durand, 1752. de 24, LXX, (10), 222, (32) pages et 1 planche repliée veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné 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'œuvre scientifique majeure de Franklin et un des textes de physique les plus importants du XVIIIe siècle. Le physicien américain y développe sa théorie du fluide unique qui lui permet de prouver, grâce à ses expériences sur la bouteille de Leyde, la foudre, les paratonnerres et le cerf - volant, la nature positive et négative d'une charge électrique, autrement dit que le courant électrique se compose de charges induites. La planche repliée figure, entre autres, la fameuse bouteille de Leyde. Bon exemplaire à l'intérieur frais. Cachet annulé de l'Institut catholique de Paris. Wheller Gift 367d ; et pour l'édition originale anglaise de 1751 : Dibner 57, PMM 199 et Norman 830

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        Traité de la construction et des principaux usages des instrumens de mathématique

      Paris, Charles - Antoine Jombert & Nion fils, 4° éd, 1752. front., portrait, (8), 448, (10)pp., 37pl veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque) 1752, 1752, in - 4, front, portrait, (8), 448, (10)pp, 37pl, veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque), Frontispice allégorique gravé par J.B. Scotin. Portrait de l'auteur gravé par Larmessin. 37 planches gravées sur cuivre représentant les instruments construit par Nicolas Bion. L'ouvrage est divisé en neuf livres et décrit notamment la construction des compas, niveaux, octants, boussoles, cadrans, pompes, microscopes, etc. Cette quatrième édition est considérée comme la meilleure. L'ouvrage parut pour la première fois en 1709. Exemplaire joliment restauré, qqs mouillures

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        Art de la verrerie, de Neri, Merret et Kunckel auquel on a ajouté le Sol Sine Veste d'Orschall ; l'Helioscopium 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 manière de faire le saffre ; le secret des vraies porcelaines de Chine et de Saxe. Ouvrages où l'on trouvera la manière de faire le verre et le crystal, d'y porter des couleurs, d'imiter les pierres précieuses, de préparer et colorer les émaux, de faire la potasse, de peindre sur le verre, de préparer des vernis, de composer des couvertes pour les fayances et poteries, d'extraire la couleur pourpre de l'or, de contrefaire les rubis, de faire le saffre, de faire et peindre les porcelaines, etc.

      Chez Durand, Pissot, 1752. - Chez Durand, Pissot, à Paris 1752, In 4 (19,5x26cm), (4) lv (1), 629pp. (3), relié. - Prima edizione, tradotta dal barone d'Holbach tedesco, frontespizio illustrata di 1 e 15 tavole pieghevoli in tempo cuivre.Plein Vitello. Torna Tooled sollevato. Parte del titolo in marocchino rosso. I tappi incassati con fasce apparenti. La testa piatta mascella inferiore suddiviso nelle prime due caselle. Scuffs con lacune sulla copertura superiore. 2 angoli urtato. Parte del titolo refaite.Compilation di diversi libri sulla vetreria raccolti e tradotti dal barone d'Holbach (prefazione mostra i diversi autori), tra cui il trattato importante Neri (1612) che pubblicò per la prima volta come fare vetro colorato, cristallo ... il libro di Neri è stata la base e il fondamento di tutti i libri successivi sullo stesso argomento. Si osserverà tra le varie note e trattata, s 'su come utilizzare le piante per la fabbricazione del vetro, della Henckel e ceui anonimamente i segreti della vera porcellana. Infine si distinguono molte ricette a margine dell'arte del vetro, tra cui quella di blu cobalto, ma per quanto riguarda i metalli, con le modalità di ferro marrone, rame, argento, marrone chiaro, come di colori prodotti, tinti di nero un cavallo rosso ... Ex Libris manoscritto De Montmirail. Nel 1806. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, traduite par le baron d'Holbach de l'allemand, illustrée de 1 frontispice et de 15 planches dépliantes sur cuivre. Reliure en plein veau d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes arasées avec tranchefiles apparents. Mors du plat inférieur fendu en tête sur les deux premiers caissons. Epidermures avec manques sur le plat supérieur. 2 coins émoussés. Pièce de titre refaite. Compilation de plusieurs ouvrages sur la verrerie rassemblés et traduits par le Baron d'Holbach (sa préface présente les différents auteurs), notamment l'important traité de Neri (1612) qui publia pour la première fois la manière de fabriquer des verres de couleur, du verre de cristal... L'ouvrage de Neri servit de base et de fondement à tous les livres qui suivirent sur le même sujet. On remarquera, entre les divers notes et traités, celui d' Henckel sur la façon d'utiliser les plantes dans la fabrication des verreries, et ceui anonyme sur les secrets de la vraie porcelaine. Enfin on distinguera de nombreuses recettes en marge de l'art du verre, notamment celle du bleu de cobalt, mais aussi ce qui concerne les métaux, avec la manière de dorer le fer, le cuivre, l'argent, de bronzer, la façon de produite des couleurs, de teindre en noir un cheval roux... Ex - libris manuscrit De Montmirail. 1806.

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        Lettre a une personne de très - haute considération, au sujet de la cessation du service ordinaire, résolue par le parlement, le 5 mai 1753. pour vaquer sans discontinuation aux affaires du schisme. [Ensemble] Lettre apologétique, critique et politique, écrite par un seigneur de la cour, a Monsieur le Marechal de *** sur l'affaire du parlement. [Ensemble] Tres - humbles et tres respectueuses representations des officiers du bailliage et siege presidial de Langres a Monseigneur le Chancelier [...] [Ensemble] Supplément à la tradition ds faits, qui prouve l'indépendance des rois de France, vis - à - vis di Pape, des Archevêques & Evêques de son royaume. [Ensemble] Memoire sur le refus des sacremens a la mort qu'on fait a ceux qui n'acceptent pas la constitution, et un addition concernant les billets de confession

      S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n, 1752. - S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n., à Amsterdam; S.l.; S.l.; Turin; S.l. 1750 - 1754, in - 2 (10x16,5cm), 117 ; 162 ; 53 ; 46 ; 69pp., 5 parties reliées en un volume. - Edizioni originali di questi cinque testi sul giansenismo e il Parlamento. L'insieme è un insieme raro. Vitello pieno periodo biondo. Torna lavorato in rilievo. Parte del titolo in marocchino rosso. Angoli urtato. Buon esemplare. Per mettere la questione di queste edizioni, è necessario andare un po 'indietro nella storia: Il Unigenitus bolla papale (1713) riprende e sviluppa le varie bolle contro "giansenista eresia" condanna in particolare le tesi Quesnel e Arnauld, che si tradurrà in una disputa religiosa in Francia, che peggiorerà gradualmente grave crisi politica di fronte al biglietti confessione e la negazione dei sacramenti a coloro che si opponevano alla bolla. Non solo il clero francese è divisa, ma il Parlamento stesso colpirà e opporsi al re, in questo caso, che ha ordinato l'esecuzione della bolla. Il confronto tra il parlamento e il re durerà più di 20 anni. Bolla Unigenitus ha ridato nuovo vigore a un moribondo il giansenismo, provocando l'effetto opposto. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Editions originales de ces 5 textes concernant le Jansénisme et le Parlement. L'ensemble constitue un rare ensemble. Reliure en plein veau blond d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coins émoussés. Bon exemplaire. Afin de situer l'enjeu de ces éditions, il est nécessaire de revenir un peu en arrière dans l'histoire : La bulle papale Unigenitus (1713) reprend et perfectionne les différentes bulles contre "l'hérésie Janséniste" en condamnant particulièrement les thèses de Quesnel et d'Arnauld, elle donnera lieu à une dispute religieuse en France qui s'aggravera peu à peu en crise politique majeure face aux billets de confession et aux refus des sacrements à ceux qui s'opposaient à la bulle. Non seulement le clergé français sera divisé, mais le Parlement lui - même se mettra en grève et s'opposera au roi dans cette affaire, qui avait ordonné l'application de la bulle. La confrontation entre le parlement et le roi durera plus de 20 ans. La bulle Unigenitus redonna une vigueur nouvelle à un Jansénisme moribond, provoquant ainsi l'effet contraire.

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        Nya Newcastle, eller afhandling om ridkonsten, efter de nyaste och b§sta grundsatser.

      ñfversatt ifrn fransyskan. Sthlm, Kongl. tryckeriet, 1752. 8:o. (4),140,(2) s. Trevligt men ngt ntt hfrbd frn 1700-talets sista fj§rdedel med rikt guldornerad rygg och tegelrd titeletikett i gl§ttad papp. Gula snitt. Titeletiketten med liten spricka. Ngra spridda lager- och smfl§ckar. Med G. Boltensterns namnteckning p frs§ttsbladet. En andra upplaga utkom 1783. ñversatt av M. A. Ungern von Sternberg. Detta §r den frsta mera omfattande skriften om ridkonst p svenska. Claude Bourgelat (1712-79) var veterin§r, medlem av franska vetenskapsakademien och anses vara grundaren av veterin§rutbildningen i Frankrike. Utver tskilliga bcker om djur, och framfr allt h§star, frfattade han en utbildningsstadga fr de franska veterin§rskolorna samt flera artiklar fr Diderots och d'ÄôAlemberts 'ÄùEncyclopedie'Äù. Exemplaret har tillhrt en medlem av den frn Pommern invandrade sl§kten Boltenstern, eventuellt majoren Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern (1769-1864), §gare av Sannarps grd.

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        RELIGION OF THE ANCIENT BRACHMANS; MANIFESTED, IN EPISTLES AND DISCOURSES BETWEEN ALEXANDER THE GREAT, AND DINDIMUS KING OF THE BRACHMANS. WITH A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THEIR MANNER OF LIVING: AS ALSO, OF THE RELIGION OF THE EASTERN MAGI, AND SOME HINTS OF THE BELIEF OF THE ANCIENT CHINESE, AND PHILOSOPHERS CONCERNING GOD, AND THE FALL OF MAN. COLLECTED AND PUBLISHED FOR GENERAL SERVICE.

      Philadelphia:: Printed and Sold by James Chattin,. 1752. 24pp, stitched. Untrimmed, scattered foxing. Closed tear to title leaf neatly repaired without loss. A couple of small chips to blank corners. Good+. "Thus the Gentiles, who know not the Law, do by Nature the Things contained in the Law, which shew the Work of the Law written in the Hearts." A rare American imprint. Evans 6918. Hildeburn 1276. NAIP w021615 [3- MWA, PHi, InRE].

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        Le siècle de Louis XIV, publié par M. de Francheville, Conseiller-aulique de Sa Majesté, et membre de lAcadémie royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres de Prusse.

      Londres: R. Dodsley, 1752 - Second London edition in French, corrected, 2vols, 12mo (6 ½ x 4), pp. (12), (1), 2-488; (2), (1), 2-466, index. Original half calf & marbled boards, smooth backs in five gilt double filleted compartments, gilt titled red lettering pieces in the second. Very good in solid bindings with strong joints, light wear, corners bumped & showing a bit. Sheets clean, natural age toning, unmarked, complete. Old brown ink name on title of vol 1 and on front pastedown endpaper of each. Lowndes 2793. H7010 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, 1752. First edition in English. ESTC T93268. Edges of the prelims and frontis a little browned and worn; very good copy.. 12mo, modern brown calf period style, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait. A catalogue raisonné of Rembrandt's engravings, compiled by an 18th century Parisian art dealer who was as interesting as his subject. See Wikipedia.

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        Gnomonica Fundamentalis & Mechanica, worinnen gewiesen wird, wie man sowohl gründlich, als auf mechanische Art allerhand Sonnen-Uhren, regulaire, irregulaire, mit Minuten und himmlischen Zeichen, auf allerhand Flächen, sie mögen gleich oder höckerich

      Wolffs/Erben,, Augsburg, 1752 - In folio (mm.330x225); pagg. (4), 40, (4), 1 carta con grande incisione architettonica in antiporta di J.A. Corvinus, XV tavole ripiegate f.t. recanti varie illustrazioni di carattere scientifico. Piccoli fregi silografici. Piatti coevi in cartone marezzato, dorso in piena pergamena moderna.Johann Friedrich Penther (1693-1749), matematico tedesco, fu educato all'Accademia dei Cavalieri della Slesia, ricoprì vari ruoli presso il Duca della regione che seguì nella sua campagna in Ungheria. Diventato consigliere del Duca, fu responsabile degli edifici pubblici e dal 1736 occupò la cattedra di matematica all'università di Gottinga di cui più tardi divenne prorettore. Oltre che di geometria e matematica, Penther scrisse anche di architettura militare.Nuova edizione dell'opera "Gnomonica", pubblicata originariamente nel 1734, che si pone come testo di fondamentale importanza per la precisione e l'esattezza delle osservazioni matematiche e tecniche, nonché per la perfezione delle tavole che le illustrano. Esemplare in buono stato di conservazione. Qualche rarissima fioritura della carta.Honeyman Coll. 2446; Houzeau-L 11614; Poggendorff II, 399-400 (ed. 1734 and 1760).

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        The Defense of Poesy

      Glasgow: R. Urie, 1752. Handsome early edition of Sir Philip Sidney's Renaissance defense of poetry, in which he argues that the poet has a potentially greater impact on the world than the philosopher or historian: "no other human skill can match him." While philosophers offer abstract precepts that only educated readers can grasp, and historians offer colorful but often uninstructive real-life examples, the great poets combine the power of precept and example to maximum effect, inspiring all those who listen. "Anger, the Stoics said, was a short madness; let but Sophocles bring you Ajax on a stage, killing or whipping sheep and oxen, thinking them the army of Greeks, with their chieftains Agamemnon and Menelaus; and tell me, if you have not a more familiar insight into anger, than finding in the schoolmen his genus and difference?" This 1752 printing is the second separate printing of The Defense of Poesy, preceded by the first edition of 1595; the essay also appeared in collected editions of Sidney's work throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. A near-fine example of an English Renaissance classic. Twelvemo, full eighteenth-century calf, spine ruled in gilt, pp. [1-2] 3-106. Ink ownership signature dated 1838 to front free endpaper. Two tiny wormholes; text block resewn at an early date; light occasional foxing; expert repair to binding joints and corners.

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        A collection of Royal decrees in Portuguese about commerce, mostly between Portugal & Brazil. Lisboa and Rio de Janeiro, mid. XVIII century to early XIX century.

      s/e 1752/1816, Lisboa - Rio de Janeiro - "COLECCIÓN DE IMPRESOS SOBRE VARIOS TEMAS, MAYORMENTE COMERCIO, ENTRE BRASIL Y PORTUGAL. 1. (Ciencia en Brasil) Pires Alvarez de Miranda, Antonio. Instruccoes que o Director da Escola dos Praticos da Maranhao Lisboa, 1803. In 4º mayor. 2 pp. Instrucciones para los alumnos de Meteorología y Astronomía en puertos de Pará, Maranhao, Río Amazonas, etc. 2. (Comercio de sal en Brasil). Vasconcellos e Sousa, Luiz de. Eu o Príncipe Regente que tendo consideracao a que com as providencias Lisboa, 1803. In 4º mayor. 2 pp. Extinción de la Junta de Administración Regia de sal en Brasil. 3. (Fundación de Escuela de Prácticos de Navegación en Brasil). Vizconde de Anadia. Eu o Príncipe Regente en consulta do meu Conselho do Almirantado Lisboa, 1803. In 4º mayor. 1pp. Establecimiento de una escuela de Prácticos en la costa de Maranhao y Pará. 4. (Conflicto del Rey con enviado Papal). Cunha, Luiz da. Carta que de orden de S. Magestade escreveo o Secretario de Estado Lisboa, 1760. In 4º mayor, 1 pp. El Rey expulsa al Cardenal Acciaiolli de sus Reinos. 5. (Razones de la expulsión del enviado Papal). Informacao que se mandou a Francisco de Almada de Mendonca, Ministro Plenipotenciario de S. M. F. na Curia de Roma. Lisboa, 1760. In 4º mayor. 4 pp. El Rey da las razones por las cuales ordena la expulsión inmediata del Cardenal Acciaioli sobre la clandestina y sediciosa conducta de su Eminencia. 6. (Comercio con Brasil) Mendonza Furtado, Francisco Xavier de. Eu el Rey que a disposicoens e penas prescritas Lisboa, 1760. In 4º mayor, 4 pp. Decreto indicando la forma de cómo serán sentenciados y castigados en los Dominios Ultramarinos los delitos de robo de la Hacienda Real de Brasil y contrabando. 7. (Comercio con Brasil) Por quanto na regularidade, que fui servido determinar Lisboa, 1757. In 4º mayor, 2 pp. Forma de entrega de dinero que viene en los cofres de las Flotas y los manifiestos del oro que vienen fuera de dichos cofres 8. (Industria en Brasil). Conde de Oeyras. Por parte dos erectores das fabricas de sola em Atanados nas Capitanías do Rio de Janeiro e Pernambuco. In 4º mayor. 2 pp. Decreto sobre utilización del árbol llamado mangue como madera para leña y para curtir cueros. 9. (Ordenanzas Militares de Portugal y sus dominios) Marquez de Aguiar. Regulamento de Ordenancas para o Reino de Portugal Río de Janeiro, 1816. In 4º mayor. 9 pp. Primeras Ordenanzas para el ejército publicadas en Brasil. 10. (El Príncipe Regente promete su vuelta a Portugal). Príncipe. Muito honrado fuiz do povo da minha cidade de Lisboa Rio de Janeiro, 1814. In 4º. 2 pp. El Príncipe Regente de Brasil se congratula de la derrota de Napoleón y anuncia su próxima vuelta a Lisboa. 11. (Medidas para mejorar la prosperidad de Brasil). Príncipe Regente. Clero, nobreza e povo Eu o Principe Regente, vos envio muito saudad Rio de Janeiro, 1810. In 4º mayor. 2 1/2 pp. El Príncipe Regente informa sus planes para mejorar la prosperidad de Brasil. 12. (Expulsión de una dama "indecente"). Visconde de Balsemao. Eu o Principe Regente que tendo - se verificado que Dona Eugenia José de Menzes, Dama da Princeza Rio de Janeiro, 1803. In 4º mayor. 3 pp. El Príncipe Regente priva a Doña Eugenia de todas las mercedes y honras y degrada su familia al rango de plebe por haberse escapado con un médico. 13. (Educación en Portugal). Marquez de Aguiar. Eu o Principe Regente que tendo determinado no paragrafo 4 do Alvará do 1º de Dezembro de 1804. Rio de Janeiro, 1815. In 4º mayor. 3 pp. El Príncipe Regente decreta que para el adelanto de las Ciencias los Doctores aspirantes deberán escribir disertaciones (tesis) sobre temas de su elección. 14. (Comercio de minerales en Brasil). Mendonca, Diogo de. Corte Real. Alvará em que se determina a forma para os pagamentos dos contratos Reaes das Minas Lisboa, 1752. In 4º mayor. 2 pp. El Rey determina la forma de pago de los Contratos Reales de Minas. 15. (Comercio Portugal - Brasil). Mendonca, Diogo de. Ley que reforma a de 11 de Novemb

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        Second partie de la Carte d'Asie contenant La Chine et Partie de la Tartarie, L'Inde au de la du Gange, les Isles Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Moluques, Philippines, et du Japon.

      Paris: Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, 1752. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Together measure 39" x 28". This fine antique map dates to 1752 and depicts Southeast Asia, China, Korea, Japan and the East Indies. The map is in two panels and incredibly detailed with numerous place names labeled, especially in the northern sheet covering China, Korea and Japan. As we move to the southern sheet and the East Indies, these lesser known kingdoms at the time are not densely mapped. Some of the interesting cartographic features include the mapping of the Hokkaido or Jeso, which is all but attached to the mainland and is mis-shaped. Okinawa Island appears to be as large as Taiwan or Formosa. The supposed "ancient seat of the Monguls Empire" is identified. Straits of Singapore are labeled. Singapore Island, although not identified, is noted. New Guinea is mapped in its embryonic state. Overall the map is a wonderful overview of the mapping of this region in the mid-18th century. In good condition with minor wear along the centerfolds. Minor foxing at places and some offsetting. Lower sheet has a repair near the top right margin and a stain in Sumatra. <br><br>Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' Anville (1697-1782) was a French geographer and cartographer whose accurate, research-based work raised the standards for 18th-century map-making. Passionate about maps from his childhood, he created maps during his school years and would go on to publish several atlases during his prolific career. In his early 20's he became the Geographer to the King of France. His accuracy and in depth research would make him one of the most important cartographers of the 18th century.

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        Helvetisch-Vernünftige Wehe-Mutter oder Gründlicher Unterricht, wie mit den Schwangern, Gebährenden, Kindbetterinnen und neugebohrnen Kindern umzugehen, selbige gebührend zu verpflegen und in allerhand ihnen zustossenden Kranckheiten zu begegnen seye. Samt einer ausführlichen Beschreibung von Fortpflanzung des menschlichen Geschlechts, und aller weiblichen Leibes-Theilen, auch der Empfängniss, Formir- und Bildung der Frucht in Mutterleibe. Nebst des Verfassers curiösen Anmerkungen, selbst-bewährten Handgriffen, Curen und dazu dienlichen Arzney-Mitteln .

      Johann Rudolph Imhof, Basel 1752 - Basel, Johann Rudolph Imhof, 1752. Kl.-4°. 7 n.n. Bl., 468 S., 11 n.n. Bl. Mit 15 (von 16) Kupfertafeln (mit 5 Bl. Erklärungen). Späterer Halbleinenband. HLS. - Hirsch-H. II, 483. - Siebold II, 413. - Waller 2956. - Blake 144. - Erste und einzige Ausgabe. Auf Mauriceau beruhendes Lehrbuch der Geburtshilfe. Wurde bereits 1690 verfasst. Das Anonyma des Herausgebers wurde nie aufgelöst. Fatio (1649-1691) studierte in Valence. Er wurde in Basel von der Universität als Kurpfuscher betitelt , obwohl er als Chirurg und Geburtshelfer eine erfolgreiche Praxis betrieb. 1691 wurde Fatio aus politischen Gründen auf dem Marktplatz in Basel geköpft. Er hatte sich einer Verschwörung gegen das Basler Patriziat angeschlossen. Hinterer fliegender Vorsatz mit einem engagierten handschriftlichen Lebenslauf des Verfassers, verfasst am 25. Nov. 1896 durch Frau Liseli Linder-Bader. - Nebst einer Kupfertafel fehlt das Portait von G.D. Heumann. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt und fingerfleckig. Vorsätze stärker stockfleckig. Einbandkanten stark bestossen. Pergamentbezug am Rücken gebrochen.

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE AND HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. VOLUME XXII FOR THE YEAR M.DCCLII.

      London, printed for Edward Cave, 1752.FIRST EDITION, 1752. Small 4to, 220 x 130 mm, 8½ x 5 inches, full year of 12 issues, January - December 1752, bound together, plus the Supplement, each month having its own title page with a woodcut of St. John's Gate at the top, 30 engraved plates, engraved allegorical frontispiece, 15 plates listed in the Directions to the Binder and 14 not listed, 4 folding: including the Grand State Procession of New Doge in Venice, the Aelian Bridge in Rome, and Sections of Westminster Bridge, 8 plates of Baronets' Arms, 5 hand coloured plates of birds plus wood cut illustrations in the text, pages: (4), 612, (20) - indexes, signature Cc is missing containing the title page for May and 6 text pages (197 - 204), bound in modern half calf, original marbled sides, gilt rules and lettering, original endpapers preserved. Marbled boards rubbed with some loss of surface, armorial bookplate of John Duke of Bedford on front pastedown, inner paper hinges cracked, binding tight and firm, occasional very light foxing, a very good clean tight copy (lacking 4 leaves as noted). This volume contains two articles by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: Letter to Peter Collinson dated October 19, 1752 on the kite experiment to extract lightning from the clouds published December 1752 (page 560); and A New Hypothesis for explaining the Phenomena of Thunder, Lightning and Rain, Being an Extract from B. Franklin's Experiments and Observations on Electricity, May 1752 (page 227). There are also a few articles by other scientists responding to Franklin's work on electricity (lightning conductor, page 265, apparatus for repeating Franklin's experiment in electricity, page 327). Edward Cave (1691

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        Aedes Walpolianae: or, a description of the collection of pictures at Houghton-Hall in Norfolk, the seat of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford

      London printed [by John Hughs, from the colophon] in the year, MDCCLII [1752] Royal 4to: 143,[1]pp, with two copper-engraved portraits by Vertue (of Sir Robert and Lady Walpole) and four folding architectural plates (two floor plans and views of the East and West fronts). Includes "A sermon on painting" (which Horace wrote for the amusement of Sir Robert) and "A journey to Houghton . . . A poem. By the Reverend Mr. Whaley." Continental quarter calf over marbled boards. Unidentified copper-engraved armorial book plate to front paste down. On the front fly leaf, in an elegant hand, an old inscription at top: "Cornelius Grogan. Ex dono Guli: Tench," and below (in Grogan's hand) is copied the Latin inscription from the foundation stone of Houghton Hall. (Grogan was the eldest son of John Grogan of Johnstown Castle, Wexford, a Protestant landlord and member of the Irish parliament. On the outbreak of the Irish rebellion of 1798, Cornelius joined the insurgents, and was later court-martialed and hanged and beheaded on Wexford bridge.) Boards rubbed, very occasional text soiling, else an excellent, wide-margined example, beautifully printed, clean, fresh and bright, in handsome period binding. Hazen, Walpole, 4. Sowerby 4238. Lowndes V, 2818.

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        Suite du livre intitule nouvelles fontaines filtrantes (1754) - Nouvelles fontaines filtrantes (1752) - Extrait du livre intitulé nouvelle fontaines domestiques (1752)

      1752 - 3 ouvrages en 1 fort volume Paris, Antoine Bourdet, et Jean-Baptiste Coignard et Antoine Bourdet, 1752-1754, in-12, 3 ouvrages en 1 fort volume in-12, frontispice rehaussé à l'aquarelle, LXXXII-332-[4] pages et 9 planches rehaussées en couleurs, dont 8 repliées ; VIII-71-46 pages et 7 planches, dont 6 repliées ; [2]-95 pages (manque les 28 feuillets liminaires), veau raciné de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné et portant une pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, filet à froid d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches et gardes marbrées, Rare ensemble d'ouvrages de physique expérimentale et d'hydraulique appliquée à la santé et à l'hygiène publique. Les trois textes sont en édition originale ; les deux premiers comprennent une superbe illustration sur bois et sur suivre, en partie rehaussée à l'époque. La Suite du livre intitule nouvelles fontaines filtrantes est reliée en tête du volume, avec le frontispice emblématique gravé sur bois (la santé publique, sous les traits d'Hercule, animée par les rayons de la royauté française, combat l'insalubrité et les maladies personnifiées par l'hydre de Lerne). L'ensemble des illustrations de cette partie, le frontispice compris, a été colorié à l'époque. Le troisième livre est incomplet des pages I à XIII de la préface et des 8 feuillets liminaires suivants, qui doivent comprendre les avis de Réaumur, Falconet et de l'Académie des sciences, ainsi que la table. On ignore presque tout de la vie de Joseph Amy, avocat au parlement d'Aix-en-Provence. Seuls les livres qu'il publia entre 1747 et 1759, sur la purification de l'eau utilisée en milieu domestique et les eaux et fontaines de la ville de Paris nous renseignent sur sa personne, sa vie et les relations qu'il entretint avec ses contemporains. Les ouvrages de ce curieux inventeur, avant tout soucieux du bien être de la population, de ce qu'il nomme lui-même, la "Santé Publique" (voir la planche XVI de la "Suite"), s'apparentent à de doux pamphlets promouvant, et faisant la publicité, des fontaines filtrantes mises au point par ses soins et défendant activement l'utilisation du plomb bien affiné contre celle de l'étain et du cuivre. Fort de la reconnaissance et de l'appui qui lui accordèrent, en 1748, l'Académie des Sciences, Réaumur et Falconet (voir les pages LXVIII à LXXIX de l'avertissement de la "Suite" où il renvoie à ces importants éloges), Amy détaille longuement chacune des machines qu'il inventa, celles-ci profitant toujours d'illustrations gravées sur cuivre, et condamne explicitement par des illustrations allégoriques l'emploi du cuivre (planches 14, 15 et 16 de la "Suite"), ainsi que l'ignorance et les mauvaises habitudes (voir son étonnant et très schématique "Plan de Paris", à la page 13 de la seconde partie des "Nouvelles fontaines" de 1752, où il divise la population de Paris en fonction de son niveau de connaissance des nouvelles fontaines proposées à la vente). Ces 3 ouvrages valent bien sur par leurs innovations, mais aussi par leur rhétorique simple et efficace : à une idée à défendre correspond une illustration. Ainsi, au total on compte pas moins de 16 figures représentant des schémas de fontaine ou de machine hydraulique : fontaine publique pour les villes et garnisons, parallèle des nouvelles fontaines avec les anciennes, différents états des fontaines de cuivre à Paris, machine à élever les eaux, fontaine filtrante pour bateau, petite fontaine pour raffiner l'eau déjà filtrée dans le fond de la cale d'un bateau, fontaine de cave de carrosse, ou de chaise de poste, "filtroir" militaire, marin ou domestique, "filtroir" d'abondance, "filtroir" par descension et ascension dans le sable, fontaine de fer blanc étamé ou plombé, nouvelle espèce de pierre poreuse, fontaine de poche, fontaine de cuisine, et enfin 3 types de fontaines de raffinage. Le troisième livre forme un "Extrait", ou plus exactement, l'abrégé d'un livre parut pour la première fois en 1750, les "Nouvelles fontaines domestiques". Ce dernier volet, uniquement descrip [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elémens de L'Architecture Navale, ou traité pratique de la construction des vaisseaux

      Paris Charles Antoine Jombert 1752 - 4to. pp[iv] lv 420 (in fact 416 as page numbering jumps from 356 to 361), [3]. complete with the 25 folding or double-page plates on 23 sheets, 27 separately numbered pages of tables, engraved frontispiece, title-vignette and ten head-pieces by Ozanne. a little marking, and light water stain to lower corner of pp273-276, but generally a clean and crisp copy in contemporary calf boards with modern calf spine. original marbled end-papers retained, with additional end-papers inserted. a landmark volume in the literature of naval architecture and shipbuilding, identified as the first practical manual for those wishing to pursue a career in naval construction [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amelia

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1752. First edition, Vol. III in corrected state: the misreading 'the at Folly' changed to 'at the Folly'. Rothschild 853. Four vols. Twelvmo. Contemporary calf, raised bands, spines numbered in gilt, simple double gilt rules on each cover. Vol 1 Outer hinge front repaired, Vol III out hinge starting to crack, Vol IV repaired at heel of spine. With the often lacking "Universal-Register-Office" advertisement at end of volume two (M12r). Protected in a half orange morocco slipcase, raised bands, lettered in gilt on spines. Spines slightly sunned. Provenance Caroli Whibley the collector Charles Whibley (1859-1930), best known today for bringing T.S. Eliot to the attention of Geoffrey Faber (bookplate in each volume).

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        Le Micromégas de Mr. De Voltaire. Avec une histoire des croisades & un nouveau plan de l¿histoire de l¿esprit humain.

      Londres 1752 - Londres, 1752. In-12 de (1) f. de titre et 257 pp. Relié en plein veau havane, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin havane, tranches rouges. Reliure de l¿époque. 156 x 91 mm. RARE SECONDE ÉDITION DE « MICROMEGAS », PUBLIÉE QUELQUES SEMAINES SEULEMENT APRÈS L¿ÉDITION ORIGINALE DEVENUE INTROUVABLE. Bengesco 1429 ; Catalogue général des livres imprimés de la B.n.F., Voltaire, n°2908. La véritable édition originale de Micromégas est rarissime. Les quelques exemplaires de ce texte passés sur le marché public français depuis 20 ans et décrits comme « Édition originale » appartenaient généralement à cette seconde édition. PRÉCIEUX EXEMPLAIRE CONSERVE DANS SA PLEINE RELIURE DE L¿ÉPOQUE AU DOS FINEMENT ORNE. *** RARE SECOND EDITION OF THE "MICROMEGAS", PUBLISHED ONLY A FEW WEEKS AFTER THE FIRST EDITION THAT WERE NOWHERE TO BE FOUND. A precious copy preserved in its full contemporary binding which spine has been finely decorated. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reducciones de plata, y oro a las leyes de 11. diner. y 22. quilat. valores de una y otra especie por marcos, onzas, ochav. tomin. y gran. como S. Mag. (que Dios guarde) lo manda en sus novissimas reales ordenanzas, expedidas en 1. de agosto de 1750. Cuyas reducciones, y valores el Excmo. Sr. Conde. de Revilla Gigedo ... mandò imprimir.

      Mexico: Impr. de Doña Maria de Rivera Small 8vo (14.8 cm; 5.875"). [15] ff., 324 pp.. 1752 Mining was one of the chief industries of colonial Mexico, and after a century of decline during the 1600s, the 18th century saw a renaissance in ore extraction, chiefly due to new technologies that made it possible to rework old ore and to achieve higher than previously imagined levels of silver and gold extracted from newly mined ore. Berdugo's work, a vade mecum of conversion tables of values for gold of different carats and for silver of different values of purity, was => absolutely essential for all merchants and other business people, and for government workers in the treasury department — for milled coins were the exception in Mexican commerce, cob pieces the norm, and raw gold and silver, including dust, were extremely common. The volume ends with the "Reglas varias, para sacar juntos, o separados en pasta, o en moneda los reales derechos, que se pagan a S. Mag. De el oro y de la plata, y para reducir a toda su ley estos metales." An economic work of which we trace fewer than nine U.S. copies, this was printed by Doña Maria de Rivera with a red and black title-page, and with woodcut arms on the first dedication page. The charming cut of a herald cherub appears after the decima dedicated to the author at the end of the preliminaries. Contemporary full Mexican calf, modestly tooled in gilt and with all edges red; recased, new endpapers. Final two leaves little ragged at edges costing a few letters and with small hole at center and short tears at inner margin; old staining and age-toning/browning throughout. => There is every indication that this well-produced little volume saw time "in the field"!

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        MEDLINGEN/bei Dillingen. - Welches Jüngsthin mit einer acht=tägigen Solennität angestellet / und gehalten worden von denen Patribus Ordinis Praedicatorum, in dem löblichen Closter und Gottes=Hauß Ober=Medlingen, von dem 26ten Septembris, biß inclusive auf den 3ten Octobris. Anno 1751. Wegen Glücklich zuruck gelegten ersten Saeculo, Oder Hundert=Jähriger Zeit.

      Sebastian Eysenbarth,, Agb., 1752 - 20 x 16 cm. Titel, 16 Bl., 264 S. Nicht bei Pfister und Lentner. - Im Jahre 1251 wurde das Dominikanerinnenkloster Obermedlingen gegründet. 1555 wurde das Kloster als Folge des Augsburger Religionsfriedens aufgelöst und 1651 als Männerkonvent der Dominikaner neu gegründet. Die vorliegende Festschrift feiert das 100jährige Jubiläum. - Einband gering berieben, Rücken leicht lädiert. Etwas gebräunt. - Sehr selten!

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE AND HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. VOLUME XXII FOR THE YEAR M.DCCLII.

      

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        ARCHIVE - Primary Source Manuscript Documents of Italian Monasteries - Tobacco Cultivation & Trade - Accused of Fraud

      

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        The Foreigner's Guide; or, a Necessary and Instructive Companion, Both for the Foreigner and Native, in their Tour through the Cities of London and Westminster . . . Third Edition. Revised, Corrected, Improved and Brought down to the Present Time

      London: Printed and Sold by H. Kent, E. Comyns and Jo. Jolliffe, 1752, 1752. Third edition, preceded by the first edition of 1728, the second of 1740 and succeeded by a fourth edition of 1763. ESTC records only the second and fourth editions in a total of seven copies. See ESTC N48924 and T217140. Front hinge neatly repaired; edges a little rubbed; small tear in one leaf, with minor loss (but not to the sense); very good copy.. 12mo, contemporary sheep. 213 pages + three pages of publisher's terminal advertisements. A substantial stranger's guide to London, with parallel texts in French and English, that covers the primary attractions, with architectural and historical details, descriptions of the best streets, methods of transit, suggestions for walking tours, etc. Joseph Pote (1704-1787) was a well known bookseller and printer in Eton, about whom students would chant: "Joseph Pote of Eton, a man of great renown / Buy a book for sixpence, and sells it for a crown." See John R. Turner's piece on Pote in the DNB. Ownership signature of Ellis Iles dated 1760 on the front free endpaper, with paid price of 2/6.

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        Négociations de Monsieur le Comte d'Avaux en Hollande depuis 1679, jusqu'en 1684

      New edition after the first published in 1752. Pages in red and black tracks.Copy to arms tails.Binders in full sheepskin granite contemporary. back smooth decorated. parts of title and volume number morocco tan. Chez Durand & Pissot A Paris 1754 In-12 (9,5x16,5cm) (2) 198pp. ; (2) 174pp. et (2) 145pp. ; (2) 184pp. et (2) 160pp. ; (2) 163pp. 6 tomes en 3 volumes reliés

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        Memoirs of Several Ladies of Great Britain, Who Have Been Celebrated for Their Writings or Skill in the Learned Languages Arts and Sciences

      Oxford: Printed by W. Jackson, for the Author, 1752, 1752. First edition. NCBEL II, 1806. Edges a little rubbed; some light foxing; very good copy.. 4to, contemporary calf rebacked, red morocco label, gilt lettering. Nine-page list of subscribers and errata leaf. A collection of over 50 brief biographies of remarkable English women, by antiquary George Ballard (1705-1755), from poets to heads of state, including Anne Finch, Mary Anstell, Constania Grierson, Katherine Philips and Katherine Killigrew, followed by an index of every person mentioned in the text. The list of 400 subscribers includes 143 women and Edward Gibbon.

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        The Real Genuine and Authentic Narrative of the Proceedings of Capt James Lowrey before and after he was appointed Commander of the Ship Molly

      

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        Poems

      

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        Amelia By Henry Fielding Esq In Four Volumes

      

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        Lecole de lhomme ou parallele des portraits du siecle and des tableaux de lecriture sainte Ouvrage moral critique and anecdotique Paris np

      

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        Friedrich Benedict Örtel (um 1720). Preuss. Rat. Brustbild in gemauerter Einfriedung, darunter Putto mit Schriftband, "Fridericus Benedictus Oertel Consil. Incoctum generoso pectus honesto",.

      - Kupferstich n. u. v. G. F. Schmidt, 1752, 37,2 x 26,5 (H) Wessely 75; Jacoby 68. - Verso Sammlungsstempel. Mit knappem Rändchen um die Plattenkante. Schöner Druck. - Selten.

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        Nouvelles tragi-comiques

      David père, Paris 1752 - Reliure cuir personnalisé au armes de ? exlibris de Henry Standish Esq. Deux tomes dans un volume La précaution inutile, les hypocrites, le chastiment de l'avarice,Tome second l'adultaire innocent, plus d'effets que de paroles et histoires de Don Juan Urbina, Gentilhomme Espagnol [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai dâ??une nouvelle theorie de la resistance des fluides

      David lâ??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. â??First expression of the differential hydrodynamic equations in terms of a field and of the hydrodynamic paradox. Dâ??Alembertâ??s essay was an important work in fluid mechanics, ranking him among Clairaut, Bernoulli and Euler in development of this fieldâ??.

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        Historia Danica, Paa Dansk. Eller den Danske Historie

      Som Saxo Grammaticus Efter Den store Erke-Biskop Absalons Ordre, Udi Kong Waldemar den Andens Tid, Paa Latin haver sammenskrevet, Indeholdende de Danske Folks Bedrifter og Kongernes Beskrivelse fra Kong Dan I. indtil Kong Knud, Waldemars Søn. Og nu med Flid paa ny udi det Danske Sprog oversat, Samt med Anmærkninger af andre Historiske Skrifter oplyst og forklaret [af Sejer Schousbølle]. Kbhvn.: Trykt og bekostet af A.H. Godiche 1752. Med kobberstukne vignetter. [6] + 29 + [9] + 608 s. Indbundet i lidt slidt samtidigt helskind med guldtryk på ryggen. Navne på forsatspapir.. Sejer Skousbølles Saxo-udgave er den anden dansksprogede udgave. "Mere tro mod Ordlyden er Schousbølles fra 1554 (!); dens snørklede Parykstil giver ikke ueffent Begreb om de mindre tiltalende Sider ved Saxos Foredrag." (Carl S. Petersen). Versene er oversat af Laurids Lauridsen Thura og taget fra dennes "Adskillige poetiske Sager" fra 1721. Sejer Skousbølles Saxo-udgave is the second edition of Saxo in Danish. The verses are translated by Laurids Lauridsen Thura and taken from his "Adskillige poetiske Sager" from 1721.Bibl. Danica III, 10. Ehrencron-Müller I, 257

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        AMELIA

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1752. FIRST EDITION y. This is an attractively bound copy of Fielding's final novel, the story of the penniless young officer, William Booth, and the virtuous and long-suffering Amelia who runs off with him against her mother's wishes. The two are variously subjected to imprisonment, dire poverty, illicit advances from unscrupulous admirers, and other indignities before it is discovered that Amelia, not her duplicitous sister, is the rightful heiress to the family property. Along the way, Fielding examines various social evils of the time, including the scandals of the prisons and sponging-houses. According to Day, Henry Fielding (1707-54) was "the first English author unashamedly and forthrightly to write novels--that is, imaginary delineations of character and circumstances designed primarily for the understanding of the human situation." Our prior owner was the noted bibliophile and enthusiastic collector of British authors, Robert Hill Taylor (1908-85), who served as president of the Grolier Club, the Keats-Shelley Association of America, and the Bibliographical Society of America, and as chairman of the Council of Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library and of the Friends of the Princeton University Library.. 171 x 102 mm. (6 3/4 x 4"). With the terminal blank at the end of volume I and the ads at the end of volume II. Four volumes. FIRST EDITION. Modern tan crushed morocco, raised bands, spines gilt in panels with large fleuron, gilt titling, densely gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. Front pastedowns with morocco bookplate of Robert Hill Taylor. Cross III, 321-22; Rothschild 853. A touch of rubbing to corners, one board a little faded across the top, leaves a shade less than bright, with occasional minor foxing or small stains, but an excellent copy, generally clean and fresh in lustrous bindings with very little wear. This is an attractively bound copy of Fielding's final novel, the story of the penniless young officer, William Booth, and the virtuous and long-suffering Amelia who runs off with him against her mother's wishes. The two are variously subjected to imprisonment, dire poverty, illicit advances from unscrupulous admirers, and other indignities before it is discovered that Amelia, not her duplicitous sister, is the rightful heiress to the family property. Along the way, Fielding examines various social evils of the time, including the scandals of the prisons and sponging-houses. According to Day, Henry Fielding (1707-54) was "the first English author unashamedly and forthrightly to write novels--that is, imaginary delineations of character and circumstances designed primarily for the understanding of the human situation." Our prior owner was the noted bibliophile and enthusiastic collector of British authors, Robert Hill Taylor (1908-85), who served as president of the Grolier Club, the Keats-Shelley Association of America, and the Bibliographical Society of America, and as chairman of the Council of Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library and of the Friends of the Princeton University Library.

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        Die heutige Historie oder der gegenwärtige Staat von Rußland.

      Altona und Leipzig, Korte, 1752. - Nach dem Englischen und Holländischen ins Deutsche übersetzt und bis auf unsere Zeiten fortgeführt von E. C. Reichard. Mit 1 gestochenem Frontispiz, 1 gestochenen Titelvignette, 15 Blatt, 764 Seiten, 42 Blatt, schlichter Pappband der Zeit, 23 x 19 cm, Einband berieben und bestossen, Buchblock unbeschnitten. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Mit den Zusätzen der holländischen Ausgabe versehene und erneut angereicherte Übertragung nach Salmons großem Sammelwerk. Umfassende Landesbeschreibung mit Informationen über Land und Menschen, Landwirtschaft, Handel, Gesellschaft, politische Ordnung, Recht, Gesetz und Brauchtum. Vorsatz mit gestochenem Wappenexlibris der Bibliothek Breitenbauch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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