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        Letter sur le Progres des Sciences

      Berlin:: chez Etienne de Bourdeaux,. 1752.. A collection of observations & dissertations on the large scientific questions of the day - the Southern lands (Terres Australes), Patagonia, the search for the North West Passage, Africa, pyramids, foreign colleges of science, astronomy, parallax of the moon and its relationship to the earth, observations on medicine, animal experiences, microscopic observations, metaphyics, etc. Maupertuis was the foremost proponent of the Newtonian movement in France and a convinced defender of Newton's ideas about the shape of the earth. The first & longest essay is on the "Terres Australes", the search for the Great Unknown Southern continent, and the voyage of Captain Lozier. The search for the North West Passage (5pp) speaks of the immense value to commerce this would represent. In his "Observations", he refers extensively to Edmund Halley's work. He speaks with admiration about the scientific discoveries made by the Chinese, Indians & Egyptians, along with the art discovered in their countries, and would recommend that a "College" be established to bring these savants together. All together, a wide ranging discussion of the scientific and philosophical questions of the day. The first edition appeared the same year, published in Paris. While this Berlin edition has the same chapter headings as the original, there are fewer pages, so we assume it is either a 2nd edition or a pirated edition. 12mo, (2), 78pp, sml. woodcut on title page, factotum, head- and tail-pieces. OCLC: 456087848.

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        A treatise on the theory and practice of midwifery. The second edition, corrected.

      London, D. Wilson and T. Durham, 1752. - Large 8vo. T. p., XIV, LXXII, 73-454, (10) pp. Contemp. calf with gilt-stamped red and green labels to richly gilt spine. Edges sprinkled in red. Second edition of this gynaecological classic, in the year of the first printing. The Scotsman Smellie (1697-1763) "contributed more to the fundamentals of obstetrics than virtually any individual. In his ‘Treatise’ he described more accurately than any previous writer the mechanism of parturition, stressing the importance of exact measurement of the pelvis. He was the first to lay down safe rules regarding the use of forceps, and himself introduced the steel-lock, the curved, and the double forceps" (Garrison/M.). - Binding slightly rubbed, but decorative; back hinge beginning to split at upper spine-end. Endpapers slight glue-stained; interior clean. Quire Q (pp. 225-240) is present twice. Title page with autogr. note of ownership by the surgeon Gallus Erasmus Florian Ritter von Hochberger (1803-1901; cf. DBA II 592, 385-393). Garrison/Morton 6154. Blake 421. Eimas 825. Waller 9013. Norman 1954. Hirsch V, 435. Grolier Medicine 43a. Heirs of Hippocrates 825. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        REAL EXECUTORIA DE NOBLEZA SOLARIEGA DEL APELLIDO CALVO, 2 ejecuatorias: 1 del año 1502, 1 del año 1751 con firma del Rey Fernando VI.

      - "Real Executoria y Restitución de la Nobleza Solariega de Sangre libradas por la Real Camara del Supremo Consejo de Castilla año de 1752, en favor de Joseph y Fernando Calvo Ramírez de Arellano, naturales de Marchamalo (Guadalajara) i sobre cartada con dos Reales Probisiones de la Sala de Hixos-Dalgo, de la Chancillería de la ciudad de Valladolid, Año de 1756 i posesiones dadas por las Villas de Marchamalo, Villa Hermosa de Alovera y Cabanillas del Campo, en Diferentes Años, presentados a dichos dos Hermanos". Frontispicio a plena página en colores con el escudo de Armas, portada con Corona Real sobre pedestal decorado en colores y con el nombre del Rey Fernado VI en letra más grande decorada con oro, 4 bellas pinturas de género en azul, rojo y dorado para las iniciales de apertura de párrafos. 13 hojas manuscritas en pergamino por ambas caras, el texto se inserta en 2 dobles líneas rojas a lo largo de todo el manuscrito. Al final de página firma real "YO EL REY" y las firmas de varios oficiales y testigos. A continiuación 31 folios del año 1756 y 9 de 1730 en papel. Al final encontramos otra executoria: "EXECUTORIA DE POSESION DE NOBLEZA DE MARIA HERRERA, abuela paterna de Joseph y Fernando Calvo Ramírez Herrera litigada en la Chancillería de Valladolid contra el lugar de Valdepeñas y común de la Villa de Uceda." (Guadalajara) Vista año 1502. 11 folios manuscritos en pergamino con caligrafía en letra gótica, primera hoja bellamente orlada con oro y colores tanto la cabecera como los margenes superior e inferior, 3 letras capitulares. Al final última hoja en pergamino unas firmas y después 2 folios en papel 1696 y 1698. Todo ello con encuadernación del siglo XVIII en plena piel con hierros en orla en los planos y 2 cierres metálicos. Buen estado con las huellas normales del tiempo, algunas manchitas en las hojas de pergamino tal como se ve en las fotos, encuadernación con algunas rozaduras pero buen estado general sin desperfectos notorios.(52277).

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        Histoire des Plantes de l'Europe [et des plus usitees, qui viennent d'Asie, d'Afrique, & d'Amerique][avec privelege du roi] [ 2 Vol.]

      Lyon: Freres Duplain, 1752 Lyon: Freres Duplain, 1752. 2 volumes, 7" x 4" (12mo), xxxvi, 442;[2], 443-866, [80]. Period mottled calf, spines tooled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering pieces, gilt dentelles; original green page-marking ribbons have survived 250 years. Some shelf wear, spine ends a little worn, previous owner's bookplates [those of "J.E.B."]partly removed from front pastedowns], old booksellers stamp on front pastedown, old india ink comment inscribed on both title pages. Very little foxing. See scans. Remarkably, Very Good or better condition in a very old, very rare piece. Now famous for its seminal scholarship, Histoire des Plantes des l'Europe... was written anonymously by Deville and so published in 1683, then was re-edited and re-published several times because of its importance. One of the rarest works on the subject you'll ever see, and in striking condition for its age. Hundred of pages with plant names, detailed descriptions, and a woodcut engraving of each. L20

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        ALGEMEINE GESCHICHTE DER LANDER UND VOLKER VON AMERICA

      Johann Justinus Gebauer 1752 - 1753, Halle - Two quarto (7-3/4" x 10") volumes bound in early full vellum with gilt lettering and rules on the spine. Illustrated with 8 maps (5 folding) and 59 full-page engravings (6 folding), many of which depict early Native Americans. Most of the first volume contains German translations of Lafiteau's MOEURS DES SAUVAGES AMERICAINS COMPARES AUX MOEURS DES PREMIERS TEMPS (Paris, 1723). The second volume is compiled from various sources and includes German translations of passages from Charlevoix's HISTOIRE ET DESCRIPTION GENERALE DE LA NOUVELLE FRANCE (Paris, 1744). Baumgarten's "Vorrede" contains a bibliography of the New World. The social life and customs of Native Americans of both North and South America are described and illustrated in detail, with chapters on individual areas including Florida, New England, Virginia, Peru, Brazil, and even Jamaica and Greenland. There is much on the Incas as well. Howes S-200; Sabin 77989. Text and plates very clean. Tasteful early twentieth century bookplate on front pastedowns. Near Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Etat de la France, Dans lequel on voit tout ce qui regarde le gouvernement ecclesiastique, le militaire, la justice, les finances, le commerce, le manufactures, .

      Wood & Palmer, Londres 1752 - 8 Bände. Leder mit reicher floraler Rückengoldprägung. Kl.-Oktav. Einbände etwas berieben und beschabt, Kapitale teils geringf. bechädigt, fliegende Vorsätze meist entfernt, Bib.-Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt - dekorative Exemplare 9500 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Mahomet. Translated from the French Original.

      London: Printed for T. Longman and D. Hitch and L. Hawes. and J. and J. Rivington 1752 - Third edition thus. 12mo. (2), iv, 294 pp. Contemporary full brown calf, gilt rules to boards, spine with raised bands, gilt rules to compartments else plain, the date written in ink in an old hand to the front paste down, also the initials "J C". Binding a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good example internally and externally. Translated by William Hinchcliffe.

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        Der Mensch, eine moralische Wochenschrift. Herausgeber Samuel Gotthold Lange und Georg Friedrich Meier

      Halle, Gebauer 1752 -1756. 20 cm. Band 3 - 12 (von 12 = Stücke 88 - 488) in 10 Bänden. Festeinband, Halbledereinband der Zeit - Diesch 629 - Hayn / Gotendorf IV, 507f - NDB 13, 550 (Lange) - Lückenlose Folge der Stücke 88 - 488. Die Nr. 422 ist nicht erschienen. Literarisch-aufklärerische Zeitschrift, auch kulturgeschichtlich interessant. Sie entstand im älteren Hallenser Dichterkreis, als deren Gründer Samuel Gotthold Lange gilt. Jedes Stück enthält eine Betrachtung, und a. über Marktschreierei, Kirchengesang, häufiges Sterben der Kinder, Eingang eines Freigeistes in die Ewigkeit, Gebrauch des Geldes, vom Gewissen, Anmerkungen über die Indianer zu Quito, Gesundheit des Körpers, Krankheiten der Seele, Geheimnis des Goldmachens, Verteidigung des Christentums gegen die Lästerer, von Wilden und Kannibalen, Seidenbau, Musik, Papier, Jubelfeier des Augsburger Religionsfriedens von 1555, vom Tanzen, Musikalische Gesellschaft in Halle. Insgesamt gut erhaltene Reihe, Deckel stellenweise Schabspuren, Blattränder stellenweise fleckig, Teil 3 Titel Ecke angesetzt, Teil 6 im Oberrand Papierverlust -

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        The Life of Mahomet. Translated from the French Original

      London: Printed for T. Longman and D. Hitch and L. Hawes... and J. and J. Rivington, 1752. . Third edition thus. 12mo. (2), iv, 294 pp. Contemporary full brown calf, gilt rules to boards, spine with raised bands, gilt rules to compartments else plain, the date written in ink in an old hand to the front paste down, also the initials “J C”. Binding a bit rubbed, otherwise a very good example internally and externally. Translated by William Hinchcliffe.

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        VIDA DE SAN CARLOS BORROMEO.

      Valladolid 1752 - 10 h., 506, 4 h. ; fol. Peragmino de época. Buen estado, muy limpio. Revisado completo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An History of Animals. Containing descriptions of the Birds, Beasts, Fishes, and Insects, of the several Parts of the World; and including accounts of the several classes of Animalcules, visible only by the assistance of Microscopes.

      - London, Thomas Osborne, 1752. Folio (375 x 235mm). pp. (8), 584, (4), with 28 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine in 6 compartments with black gilt lettered label, marbled sides. A separately published volume of Hill's 'A General Natural History', which contained a volume on Botany, one on Mineralogy and a final one on Zoology. The present work is an attractively illustrated encyclopaedia of the animal world. "Hill's principal achievement in zoology is the third volume of the 'General Natural History', on animals. A large section is devoted to microscopic animals, and some of the names Hill coined for these animals still stands, such as 'paramecium'"(DSB). "This work, in the English language, was unsurpassed as a source of information on natural history and as a work of almost unbelievable labour" (Stafleu, Linnaeus and the Linnaeans p. 210). The fine engraved plates are by B. Cole and show among others insects, fishes, shells and birds. An uncut copy.Nissen ZBI, 1939; Anker 210. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 con

      S.n. S.n. S.n. S.n. S.n. 1752 - - S.n. S.n. S.n. S.n. S.n., A Amsterdam S.l. S.l. Turin S.l. 1750 - 1754, 5 parties en un Vol. in 12 (10x16,5cm), 117 162 53 46 69pp., Un Vol. relié. - Editions originales de ces 5 textes concernant le Jansénisme et le Parlement. L'ensemble constitue un rare ensemble. 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. 117 162 53 46 69pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Veduta della Gran Curia Innocenziana

      Paris 1752 - Hind 23 (2nd State, First Paris Edition)John Wilton Ely 176The watermarks that are present are numbers 88 and 89 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1180 and are dated between 1800 to 1809From the important series "Veduta de Roma"Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni Batti [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Essai théorique et pratique sur les écrouelles

      A Avignon, et se vend à Lyon, Geoffroy Regnault. 1752 - In-12, (4), XVI, 449 pp., plein veau marbré de l¿époque, dos à nerfs orné, filet à froid sur les plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches rouges, quelques petits trous de vers sans gravité à la reliure, bel exemplaire, très frais. Première édition. Une des premières monographies cliniques sur les lymphadénites tuberculeuses. Jean-Baptiste Charmetton (1710-1781), né à Lyon, devint chirurgien en chef, ainsi que professeur et démonstrateur d¿anatomie. Il fut associé de l¿Académie royale de chirurgie de Paris. Il avait déjà rédigé un mémoire, couronné par l¿Académie de chirurgie, sur ce sujet. Dans cet ouvrage, Charmetton traite du diagnostic, du pronostic et surtout du traitement (médical et chirurgical) des écrouelles. Il se contente seulement de noter ¿le don miraculeux & le pouvoir héréditaire dont nos Rois jouissent à l¿égard de la curation des écrouelles¿, sans apporter de commentaires. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Laws of New-York, From the Year 1691, To 1751, Inclusive

      1752. Colonial Laws of New York Printed by James Parker, 1752 [New York]. [Livingston, William (1723-1790), Compiler]. [Smith, William Smith, Jr. (1728-1793), Compiler]. Laws of New-York, from the Year 1691 to 1751, Inclusive. Published According to an Act of the General Assembly. New York: Printed James Parker, 1752. [i], iv, [iii], [1], 488. Folio (13-1/2" x 9"). Recent quarter calf over cloth, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light browning, occasional faint dampstaining, confined mostly to margins, some edgewear to title page and final three index leaves, internally clean. * First edition. With a subscriber list that includes Benjamin Franklin, Charles Pinckney, and James De Lancey. This volume was commissioned by the colonial assembly in order to codify the body of laws that had accrued since becoming a crown colony in 1690. Livingston and Smith were prominent New York attorneys who followed divergent paths during the Revolution. Smith, a loyalist, served as Chief Justice of New York during the British occupation. He settled in Canada after the war, served as Chief Justice of Quebec, and ended his career as the first chief justice of Lower Canada. Livingston was an ardent supporter of American independence and a delegate to the First, Second, and Third Continental Congresses. He became New Jersey's governor in 1776 and represented that state at the Constitutional Convention in 1787. The importance of this publication is evident in its subscriber list, a virtual "who's who" of colonial statesmen. It appears that fewer than 200 copies of this volume were printed, counting the 169 subscriber copies and three official copies produced for the colony. Tower, The Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Laws 624. Benedict, Acts and Laws of the Thirteen Original Colonies and States 343-345.

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        Map/ Chart of Japan): Carte De L'Empire Du Japon Pour Servir a L'Histoire Generale Des Voyages

      Chez Didot, Paris 1752 - Near fine b&w as issued from Tome Dixieme (vol. 10) of Histoire Generale des Voyages. Bellin was the first chief hydrographic engineer of the "Depot des Cartes.". In addition, he did the maps of Charlevoix's 1736 history of Japan, so he had a history of experience with southeast Asia. This uncommon plate is quite striking, with portions of the Korean and Japan Seas, on nice paper, with folds as issued. The image measures 8.25x12.25 inches.

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        L'Office de la Quinzane de Pasque, Latin-François, a l'usage de Roma & de Paris.

      - A Paris, Librairies associés pour Usages du Diocèse, 1752, in-8, magnifica legatura alle armi francese eseguita da Pierre Paul Dubuisson (uno dei più importanti legatori francesi dell'epoca), in marocchino rosso con inserto centrale in pelle oliva sui piatti, in pieno stile rococò. Coperte decorate con placca a pipistrello (la "plaque à la chauve-souris") in oro, campo centrale con stemma non identificato con fasce smaltate in bianco e rosso (scoloriture). Dorso (che è stato rimontato nel XVIII secolo sull'originale, probabilmente a gusto di un vecchio proprietario) a 5 nervi con Croce, Agnello e ferri vegetali in oro nei compartimenti. Tagli dorati. Sguardie in carta marmorizzata, pp. (4), XXXIV, 631, (3). Per una legatura pressoché identica cfr. L. Macchi - F. Macchi Dizionario illustrato della legatura, p. 372.

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        Elemens de la Philosophie moderne, qui contiennent la Pneumatique, la Métaphysique, la Physique expérimentale, le Système du Monde, suivant les nouvelles découvertes. Ouvrage enrichi de figures. 2 Volumes complets.

      chez Z. Chatelain et Fils, Amsterdam, 1752 - XIV-4ff. 934pages, 2 frontispices 29 planches gravées (16/13), plein veau blond marbré de l?époque, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre en cuir rouge, pièce de tomaison en cuir verts, fleurons dorés, plats avec triple filets dorés, tranches rouge, manque le cuir des coiffes, autrement bel état.

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        Le Royaume de Pologne divise en ses Duches et Provinces. . .

      Paris 1752 - Title cartouche in upper left embraces the Polish coat of arms., Size : 480x540 (mm), 18.875x21.25 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline Very good, backed on acid free tissue paper for long term preservation

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        Observations Sur Les Causes Et Les Accidens De Plusieurs Accouchemens Laborieux, Avec Des Remarques Sur Ce Qui a Ete Propose Ou Mis En Usage Pour Les Terminer

      A Paris, chez P. Fr. Didot Le Jeune 1752 - 8vo. Forth edition. Bound in contemporary leather. Ornate gilt design on spine. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Tight binding and good cover. Minimal wear to extremities. Splitting occurring on head and tail on spine to front board. Chipping and loss to head and tail of spine. Red page ends. French. Contemporary writing of Ex-Library Turpin on title page. Clean, unmarked pages. Foldout plate in clean, unmarked condition. Please feel free to view our photographs. Levret is considered by many to be the most influential figure in 18th century French obstetrics. He was honored for his rational approach to obstetrical operations, of which he described in the book L'art des Accouchements. He published several other works in obstetrics and attracted students from all over Europe. He is remembered for his work involving breech maneuvers and Caesarean sections. He also improved the birth forceps by modifying the "pelvic curve" of the instruments' blades. [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. - (1st ed.). 4to. (IV)+LV+420 (=416)+(3) pp. Complete with engr. frontisp., title vignette, 10 head-pieces by Ozanne, 25 plates on 23 fold. and/or double-page leaves, 27 tables. Index. Hardcover. Contemp. calf, skilfully rebacked (probably early 1900s). VG. (Binding sl. rubbed; additional seemingly uncorrected pages 19/20 & 67/68 bound in between pages XXIV/XXV of preface, pages 357/360 omitted, but collation complete). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XXII. For the YEAR M.DCC.LII [1752]

      Edward Cave, at St John's Gate, London 1752 - Plates (17 inc. frontis as 16 called for + plate of Westminster Bridge) inc. view of State House in Philadelphia, but View of St. Mark's Palace Venice is torn with half lost. Additional woodcuts inc. at least 3 full page, Porcelain Manufactory at Worceste Octavo half tan blind tooled leather on 5 raised bands and red gilt spine label with marbled boards (sl.faded or rubbed). Frontis + Titlepage +Preface +612pp +[20]pp index. Minor signs of use and pale foxing and name J.S. Graham to corner of Title, small repair to frontis but no loss, normal foxing/tanning but still clean and tight. Includes Benjamin Franklin’s account of making a kite to draw electric fire from the clouds: "This kite is to be raised when a thunder gust appears to be coming on, and the person who holds the string must stand within a door, or widow, or under some cover, so that the silk ribbon may not be wet ." also his Hypothesis for explaining the Phenomena of Thunder, Lightning, and Rain, plus comments on all this from other correspondents, and a report of electrical experiments by the physician to the French King. Other articles include action of the heart valves by Boerhaave, Nursing in cases of small pox, History of the Incas, of the Man in the Iron Mask, corruption of Shakespeare texts revealed, and much on history, inventions, and register of books published. The coat of arms plates were not ready for this volume and according to a footnote under the plates list are being resevered for a later one. 1 volume.

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        L'Histoire Du Vieux Et Du Nouveau Testament, representee Avec Des Explications Édifiantes Tirées Des Saints Pères Pour Régler Les Moeurs Dans Toutes fortes De Conditions. Par seu Monsieur le Maitre De Sacy sous le nom du Sieur De Royaumont Prieur.

      Chez Gabriel-Charles Berton, Parigi 1752 - In 4° (29,5 x 23); 8 fogli non numerati,pp. 552. Stupendamente illustrata da 268 incisioni in rame (dimensioni delle incisioni cm. 16 x 12) tanti finalini e tanti capolettera istoriati. Legatura coeva settecentesca in piena pelle scuro maculato interessata da piccoli interventi di restauro eseguiti con professionalità, cinque nervi al dorso con titolo dorato in seconda casa, anno di stampa dorato alla base, bella doratura delle case con finissimi ferri floreali. Carte interne sane con ottima marginatura; presenti i 2 frontespizi (interessante notare che il secondo frontespizio relativo al Nuovo Testamento è datato 1750). Stato dell'opera più che discreto

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        Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre. Tome 40: Description des isles du Japon.

      Paris, Didot, 1752. - 12mo. 425+(7) pp. Complete with fold. map & 2 fold. plates. Hardcover. Contemp. mottled calf, spine gilt, with 2 title labels. VG. * Incl. general description; provinces; government; education, sciences, arts; towns, villages, castles, gardens, ways, carriages, ships; foreign trade; religion, temples, ceremonies; natural history. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BREVIARIUM ROMANUM EX DECRETO SACROSANCTI CONCILII TRIDENTINI RESTITUTUM, S. PII V. PONTIFICIS MAXIMI JUSSU EDITUM ; CLEMENTIS VIII PRIMUM ; NUNC DENUO URBANI PAPAE VIII. Suivi de PROPRIUM SANCTORUM HISPANORUM, QUI GENERALITER IN HISPANIA CELEBRANTUR, AD FORMAM OFFICII NOVI REDACTUM.

      - Anvers, Plantin, 1752 et 1757 (on peut lire 1652 et 1657 sur les page de titre, le deuxième C ayant été effacé). 17,5x24,5 cm. 15 feuillets non-paginés + 556 pages + 262 pages paginées en chiffres romains et 68 pages. Magnifique mise en page rouge et noir agrémentée de 2 gravures en pleines pages, 2 gravures dans le texte, et de nombreuses lettrines et culs de lampes. Tranches dorées ornées de volutes végétales en relief. Magnifique reliure de l'époque en plein maroquin brun à reflets bordeaux, reichement orné d'encadrements dorés sur les plats. Au centre des plats, la tiare pontificale et les clés de Saint-Pierre. Dos à quatre nerfs orné de caissons dorés. Fermoire central en laiton remplaçant deux fermoires latéraux plus anciens. Traces d'usage sur la reliure et quelques cahiers déréglés, sinon ouvrage imposant et bien dans son jus. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BREVIARIUM ROMANUM ex decreto Sacro sancti Concilii Tridentini restitutum, S. PII V Pontificis Max. et Clementis VIII.

      - Primun, nunc denuo urbani PP. VIII. Auctoritate recognitum. 4 vols.: pars Verna, Autumnales, Aestiva, Hiemalis, . Anteverpiae, Ex Architypographia Plantiniana, 1752-57, 15x22, unas 800 pásg. cada vol. Grabado en portada de cada vol. impreso a 2 tintas. Magnífica encuadernación en plena piel de época impresa en oro en los planos, ruedas y nervios, cortes dorados, broches de cierre metálicos. (38173).

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        P. Ovidii Nasonis Metamorphoseon Libri XV; Cum Versione Anglica, Ad Verbum, Quantum Fieri Potuit, Facta; Or, Ovid's Metamorphoses / with an English Translation, by John Clarke

      London : Printed For W. Clarke; And Sold By J. MacE, And G. Ferraby, At Hull; Mess. Stabler And Barstow, And N. Bell, At York; And P. Hodges, At Hereford 1752 - Physical desc. : viii, 479, [1]p. ; 8°. Latin text with English prose translation. ESTC citation no.: N19366 Benjamin Chadwick's copy, dated. Finely bound in modern speckled calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. T.p. in black and red. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 479 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Esprit des Deux Ordonnances de Louis XV [Donations, Substitutions].

      1752 - Commentaries on Two Royal Ordonnances [Salle, Jacques Antoine]. L'Esprit des Deux Ordonnances de Louis XV, Sur les Donations et sur les Testamens: Developpe par la Conference de Leur Texte, Avec Celui des Anciennes Ordonnances, Edits & Declarations, Ensemble, Avec la Jurisprudence des Differens Parlemens du Royaume & les Sentimens des Jurisconsultes. Paris: Chez la Veuve Rouy, 1752. [xi], 2-475, [3] pp. [And] Salle, Jacques Antoine. L'Esprit des Deux Ordonnances de Louis XV sur les Substitutions et sur le Faux: Pour Servir de Suite a l'Esprit des Deux Ordonnances sur les Donations & Sur les Testamens, Du Meme Auteur, M. Salle. Paris: Chez Savoye [et al.], 1754. [iv], 561, [4] pp. Signatures hh and gg bound in reverse order. Octavo (6" x 4"). Contemporary speckled calf, blind rules to boards, gilt spines with lettering pieces, edges rouged, marbled endpapers, ribbon markers. Some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, some chipping to heads of spines, some scuffing to center of spine of 1752 volume. Light toning to text, discoloration to margins of a few leaves at beginning and end of each volume. Early owner signature to 1754 volume, interiors otherwise clean. * First editions. These are commentaries on ordonnances of Louis XV concerning wills, donations, substitution and forgery. Though issued and often catalogued separately, these two titles were intended to be a pair. OCLC locates 4 copies of this edition of the 1752 title, 2 in North America (at UC-Davis and Harvard Law School), 5 copies of the 1754 title, 2 in North America (at McGill University and the University of Chicago). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relação cirurgica, e medica, na qual se trata, e declara especialmente hum novo methodo para curar a infecção escorbutica, ou mal de Loanda, e todos os seus productos, fazendo para isso manifestos dous especifioe @[sic], e mui particulares remedios.

      Lisbon, Officina de Manoel Soares, 1741 (i.e., 1752) @1741. - Woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and initials. (8 ll.), 22 pp., (1 l.), 255 pp. 4°, contemporary sheep, spine gilt (label missing, chipped at foot of spine). Some browning and light staining, minor worming to lower inner margin of preliminary leaves and first 30 pages, not affecting text. Overall good. ---- Second edition of a very rare work of early Brazilian medicine. The author mentions cures for scurvy that he obtained using his technique in Bahia, not only on inhabitants of Bahia but also on transients from India.There is considerable bibliographic confusion about the first two editions. The licenses state that this is a reprint of a book already in existence; the earliest license is dated 14 December 1751, and the tax statement is dated 24 January 1751. The first edition appeared in Lisbon, 1747, printed by Miguel Rodrigues; its earliest license was dated 7 July 1746, and it bore a tax statement dated 15 February 1748.Cardoso de Miranda also practiced medicine in Minas Geraes and owned a galleon engaged in commerce with Africa.---- Borba de Moraes (1983) II, 572-3: "a famous book ? of Brazilian medicine.? The text is seldom studied because of the rarity of ? both ? editions." Alden & Landis 741/27. Innocêncio III, 338. Barbosa Machado IV, 176. JCB @Portuguese and Brazilian Books 752/3. Lisbon, Faculdade de Medicina, @Catálogo da colecção portuguesa I, 186. Pires de Lima, @Catálogo da Bibliotheca da Escola Medico-Cirurgica do Porto 2787. Santos Filho 42. National Library of Medicine, @Eighteenth-Century STC p. 78. NUC: RPJCB (also an imperfect copy at DCU-IA); Lisbon, 1747 edition at RPJCB. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        History of the Portuguese, During the Reign of Emmanuel: Containing All their Discoveries, from the Coast of Africk to the farthest Parts of China; their Battles by Sea and Land, their Sieges, and other memorable Exploits: With a Description .

      A. Millar, London 1752 - .of those Countries, and a particular Account of the Religion, Government, and Customs of the Natives. Including also, Their Discovery of the Brazils, and Their Wars with the Moors. Gibbs' scarce English version of Osorio's important history of Portuguese exploration, featuring Vasco da Gama, Magellan, Cabral, Albuquerque, and others. Osorio was well-regarded in his day as a stylist of Latin, earning the sobriquet 'the Portuguese Cicero'. First edition in English. Two volumes bound in period brown calf, red leather labels. Worn & frayed, hinges cracked but sound, heads of spines chipped, part of the label of volume two missing; catalogue clipping describing the set pasted inside front cover of volume 1, ink name & date (Nov. [19]43) in each volume, minor damage to endsheets, pencilled bookseller's notes inside rear, bookseller's label in rear of each volume; some staining to early/late pages; bookplate in volume one (see below), evidence of bookplate removal in volume two. Interesting provenance: volume one bears an armorial bookplate of severe simplicity: a blackletter 'E' under an Earl's coronet of five pearls - no doubt were one of sufficient breeding one would know exactly who that was. There were, as far as we can tell, three Earls 'E': Essex, Exeter & Euston. Essex was known to use an 'SX' sigil, but not necessarily exclusively; interestingly, it was Essex who carried off Osorio's extensive library when he sacked Faro in 1596, much of which ended up at the Bodleian; perhaps a later Essex completed the circle when he acquired Osorio's book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Des Jägers schlaue List.

      Augsburg Wolff/1778 1752 - Kupferstich. 32,8 x 22 cm. Gut erhalten, Ränder etwas Stockfleckig. Thienemann 359 aus der Folge; Zu den besondern Ereignissen und Vorfallenheiden bey der Jagd. Sehr seltene Folge die erst nach dem Tode Ridingers erschienen ist. Komplett kaum auffindbar, Titelblatt und 45 Kupferstiche in unterschiedlichen Größen. Thienemann; Die Tafeln sind verschieden nach Form, Grösse und Gehalt, aber fast durchgängig so eingerichtet dass immer zwei und zwei mit einander harmonieren und Seitenstücke bilden, wie sie denn auch paarweise verkauft wurden. Sie waren früher sämtlich mit römischen Ziffern bezeichnet. Wenn sie fehlen, so deutet dies auf spätere Abdrücke. Die Sammlung erschien erst nach Joh. Elias Ridinger,s Tode im Verlag seiner Söhne. Blatt XVI der Folge. Der Stich war gerahmt mit Passepartout dadurch Papierverfärbung durch Lichteinwirkung. Sonst sehr gut erhalten. Sehr Selten. 0,000 gr.

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        Serenissima 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, Tercero 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 Comendadora del Convento de Santa Fe la Real de la Imperial Ciudad de Toledo. Tesorero de su incorrupto cuerpo. Que dedicó a la Magestad Catholica de Doña Mariana de Austria N. Sra. Y ahora reimpressa con la licencia de los Señores del Real Consejo

      Imp. de Mercurio, por Joseph de Orga, Madrid 1752 - 4º, frontispicio grabado, 151 p. Pergamino de época. - La Infanta Doña Sancha Alfonso fue enterrada en el Convento de Santa Fe de Toledo. El libro trata principalmente de Toledo. [Palau nº 244939] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mémoires de Maximilien de Bethune, Duc de Sully, principal ministre de Henry Le Grand. 8 Tomes

      A Londres 1752 - RO20000773: Tome 1 : 424 pp., piqures de vers assez importantes, accroc au dos - Tome 2 : 567 pp., petit manque en coiffe de tête - Tome 3 : 577 pp., mors légèrement fendu en pied du 1er plat - Tome 4 : 464 pp., 2 petits accrocs en tête du dos - Tome 5 : 493 pp., petits manques aux 2 coiffes - Tome 6 : 489 pp., petit manque en coiffe de tête - Tome 7: 497 pp., accroc en tête du dos et sur la tranche du 1er plat - Tome 8 : 378 pp., piqures de vers - Plats et dos frottés avec légères épidermures, dos décorés de caissons dorés, titre et tomaison dorés sur pièce de titre bordeaux In-12 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos frotté. Intérieur bon état Classification Dewey : 944.03-Histoire de France de 1589 à 1789 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettre sur le Théâtre anglois, avec une Traduction de L'Avare, Comédie de M. Shadwell, et de La Femme de Campagne, Comédie de M. Wicherley

      Sans mention d'éditeur 1752 - Deux volumes petits in-8 reliés (11 * 16 cm), plein veau marbré, dos ornés à 5 nerfs, pièces de titres et de tomaison, tranches rouges, volume I titre et 408 pages, volume II : titre et 378 pages. La lettre sur le théâtre Anglois s'étale sur 66 pages, on y parle de la difficulté de rendre en traduction l'esprit de la pièce d'origine, dans les pages 19 à 47 l'auteur traduit un long passage de l'ouvrage de Dryden : Essay of Dramatick Poesie. L'ouvrage est anonyme, Barbier dans son dictionnaire des ouvrages anonymes et pseudonymes l'attribue à Pierre-Joseph Fiquet du Boccage (volume 2, notice 9582). Bon exemplaire en reliure d'époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettres de Monsieur de Maupertuis. Nec mihi, si aliter sentias, molestum.

      Dresde: Chez George Conrad Walther, 1752 - Edition originale, in-16; [iv], 228p.; charmante vignette sur la page de titre de Matthieu Oesterreich, gravée par Johan Martin Bernigeroth et datée 1752. Reliure d"époque en plein veau moucheté, dos à nerfs joliment orné, coupes ornées, tranches mouchetées. Accroc à la coiffe supérieure, sinon un très bon exemplaire agréablement relié. Ce petit traité résume de manière simple et agréable plusieurs des théories novatrices de Maupertuis. Géomètre chargé de l'expédition au pôle nord pour la mesure du méridien terrestre, qui confirma l'aplatissement de la Terre, Maupertuis conduisit également des recherches sur l'hérédité et la mécanique céleste. Savant au caractère difficile, il s'attira l'inimitié de nombreux confrères. Invité par le roi de Prusse il fut nommé Président de l'Académie de Berlin, il se querella avec Koenig, qu'il fit expulser de l'Académie, puis avec Voltaire. Celui-ci ridiculisa en retour certaines des théories exposées dans le présent ouvrage et ces attaques hâtèrent la fin de Maupertuis, qui mourut à Bâle en 1759. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deß Außerlesenen History-Buchs P. Martini von Cochem / Capucin. p. m. / Hinterlassener vierdter und letzte Theil. In welchem Lauter Exemplarische / hochverwunderliche / ueberauss anmuthige und zu einem recht Christlichen Leben hoechst-nutzliche / mit heylsamen Sitten-Lehren untersetzte Hundet Historien oder Lebens-Beschreibungen der lieben Heiligen und Seeligen Freunden GOttes: Theils Mannlichen / theils Weiblichen Geschlechts enhalten / so nach dem Gebrauch Christ-Catholischer Kirchen /nach dem Rang und Ordnung ihrer Wuerdigkeiten und Aemteren / nach der Jahr-Zahl ihres Lebens / oder seeligen Tods / in folgende Ordnung gesetzt seynd. Der erste Theil begreiffet fuenfftzig Manns-Personen:. Der andere Theil begreiffet fuenfftzig Frauen-Person

      Johann Caspar Bencards Seel. Erben., Augspurg und Dillingen, 1752 - 2. Auflage. 8 Blätter/460 Seiten. Mit einem Register. Frakturdruck. - Inhalt / 1. Theil: St. Pius Pabst. St. Constant. Bischoff Martyr. St. Pontius Bischoff u. Martyr. St. Basilaeus Bischoff u. Mart. St. Adelbertus Bischoff u. Mart. St. Maximus Martyr. St. Paphnutius Martyr. St. Hermylus Martyr. St. Processus ud Martinianus. Die HH. siben Schlaeffer, Mart. St. Paulus und Juliana, Mart. St. Renatus Bischoff. St. Gallus Bischoff. St. Augustinus Engellaendischer Apostel. St. Dunstanus Bischoff. St. Eucherius Bischoff. St. Pirminus Bischoff. St. Corbinianus Bischoff. St. Ludgerus Bischoff. St. Athanasius Bischoff. St. Gotthardus Bischoff. St. Aurentius Abbt. St. Maurus Abbt. St. Fursaeus Abbt. St. Adelhardus Abbt. St. Amatus Abbt. St. Victorianus Abbt. St. Jordanus Dominicaner General. St. Beatus Priester. St. Felix Priester. Seel. Augustinus Faranus. Seel. Johan. Baptista Ptolomaeus. Seel Franciscus von Senis. Seel. Venturinus. St. Guntramnus Koenig. St. Pipinus Hertzog. Seel. Mauritius Marggraff. Seel. Albertus Graf. St. Andreas Kriegs-General. St. Eckenbertus Freyherr von Dalberg. Seel. Eulogius Rechtsgelehrter. St. Justinus Weltweiser. St. Homobonus Kauffmann. St. Apollonius Raths-Herr. St. Auspicius Burger. St. Samson Hausswirth der Armen. St. Isidorus Baursmann. St. Theobaldus Hauss-Knecht. St. Amor armer Pilgram. Seel. Francus von Senis bekehrter Suender. // Historien Des Anderen Theils: St. Afra, Martyrin. St Anatolia Maryrin. St. Restituta Martyerin. St. Pelagia Martyrin. St. Anysia Martyrin. St. Julia Martyrin. St. Solongia Martyrin. St. Columba Jungrrau und Mart. St. Eurosia Martyrin. St. Godoleva Martyrin. St. Ausstrebertha Abbtissin. St. Lioba Abbtissin. St. Athanasia Abbtissin. St. Adelheidis Abbtissin. St. Wivina Abbtissin. St. Franca Abbtissin. St. Asella Jungfrau. St. Ermelindis Jungfrau. St. Batildis Jungfrau. St. Oda Jungfrau. Seel. Aemilia Jungfrau. Seel. Christiana Jungfrau. Seel. Margaretha Jungfrau. Seel. Gertrudis Jungfrau. Seel. Margaritha Jungfrau. Seel. Paula Jungfr. Seel. Lucia Jungrau. Seel. Agatha vom Creutz Jungfrau. Seel. Agnes von Jesu Jungfrau. Seel. Villava Jungfrau. Seel. Adelheidis Kayserin. Seel. Margaretha Kayserliche Princessin. St. Caesarea Koenigin in Persien. St. Clotildis Koenigin. St. Oda Koenigliche Princessin. St. Beggha Hertzogin. St. Glodesindis Hertzogliche Princessin. Seel. Margaretha Marffraefin. St. Ytta Graefin. St. Amelberga Edelfrau. St. Brigida Edele Jungfrau. St. Romula Gichtbruechtige Jungfrau. St. Monegundis Ehefrau. Seel. Clara Cerventa Ehefrau. Seel. Bathildis Wittib. Sell. Helena Wittib. St. Susanna Diaconessin. Seel. Christina Einsidlerin. Seel. Chrstiana Dienstmagd. St. Eudocia Buesserin. Sprache: de Halblederband der Zeit auf 4 Bünden und mit Ledercken. (Deckel beschabt. Ecken/Kanten berieben, teils bestossen. Vorsatz (unbedruckt) mit 4,5 cm, Seite 340 mit 6 cm Randeinriss. Wenige Anfangsblätter partiell randfleckig. Am Umblättereck tlws. leicht fingerfleckig. Wenige Endblätter am oberen Blattrand eher schwach wasserrandig). - Ansonsten ein

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        "Carte de Nouvelles Decouvertes au Nord de la Mer du Sud"

      Paris, 1752. THE LANDMARK MAP OF ALASKA THAT GAVE NEW EVIDENCE OF THE FICTITIOUS NORTHWEST PASSAGE Copper-plate engraving with original outline color: 183/8" x 263/8" References: Seymour I. Schwartz & Ralph E. Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America (New York, 1980), 157-158. This is a landmark map in the history of northwestern cartography, charting the common boundaries of North America, Asia and the fictitious "Mer ou Baye de l'Ouest." French cartographer Philippe Buache's map illustrated the recent findings of explorers Aleksey Chirikov and Vitus Bering, a legendary pair of adventurers who led a Russian-sponsored expedition to Northwest America. (Chirikov is recognized as the first European to land on the northwestern coast of North America.) Buache likely had special access to this Russian expedition's findings as Buache's brother-in-law, Joseph Nicolas Delisle, served as Russia's official court cartographer. Nevertheless, while portions of Buache's map were based on firm topographical data, his work remains most famous for lending false credence to the reportings of explorers Juan De Fuca and Admiral De Fonte. De Fuca and De Fonte both claimed to have found evidence of a Northwest Passage, providing a much sought-after link between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The 1,200 mile long "Mer ou Baye de l'Ouest" (Great Bay or Sea of the West) pictured on Buache's map, was supposedly discovered by Juan De Fuca in 1592. At that time, De Fuca claimed he had found a large inland sea in the American Northwest, which was connected to the North Sea by a strait. In 1640, as he was sailing north from the Pacific coast of South America, Spanish admiral Bartholome de Fonte also claimed to have discovered a large network of bays and rivers in the northwestern region of America. De Fonte further maintained that when he reached this area he had come in contact with another sailor who had claimed to have reached the Northwest by traveling west from Boston. Though both De Fuca's and De Fonte's reports turned out to be nothing more than over-imaginative speculation, several members of the French cartographical school long supported the explorers' theoretical claims. Such cartographers included, most notably, Buache himself and his second brother-in-law, Guillame Delisle. Thus, this map constitutes an extraordinarily important document in the history of Northwestern geography in general and Alaska in particular. It also provides false evidence of a passage that only ever existed in legend.. Book.

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        Signer James Smith brings suit filed by Archibald McCallister against William Caruthers for £20 for failure to deliver to him at his Grist Mill 100 bushels of rye

      Autograph Document Signed ?Smith P Quer? (Pro Querente: For the Plaintiff), 1p, 8? x 12.75?. Cumberland County [Pennsylvania], January Term 1752. Mid-horizontal and two vertical lines browned, professionally mended on verso. Very Good condition.In part, ?William Caruthers late of Cumberland County Yeoman was attached To Answer Archibald McCallister of a Plea of Trespass on the Case &c. Whereupon the sd Archibald Complained That Whereas the said William after the first Day of May in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & five to wit the Eighteenth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand seven Hundred & forty six/seven at Carlisle in the County aforsd made his Certain Note in Writing Called a Promissory Note with his own Proper hand Subscribed bearing date the day & year above sd by which said Note the sd William did Promise to pay or Cause to be paid to the sd Archibald McCallister (by the Name of Archdbald McAlister for his Order the sd & full Qua

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        CARTAS DE SANTA TERESA DE JESUS: Madre, y Fundadora De La Reforma De La Orden De Nuestra Señora Del CARMEN, De La Primitiva Observancia, DOS TOMOS.

      Imprenta del Mercurio por Joseph de Orga,, Madrd 1752 - TOMO I, con notas del Exc. y Rmo. Sr. D. Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, obispo de Osma, del consejo de su Magestad. con 18 pags., + 524 + XXXVIII. con un magnífico grabado de Palomino. TOMO II, con notas del P. Fr. Pedro de la Anunciacion, lector de theologia de los carmelitas descalzos de Pamplona. con 4 pags., + 399 pags., y un grabado de Palomino. Cantos tintados. Size: 25 x 18 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vogelschauplan von Nancy, umgeben von 9 Detailansichten und Legende.

      . Kupferstich von George-Louis Le Rouge, Paris, 1752, 58x48 cm (Randläsuren hinterlegt) *Sehr seltener Plan von Nancy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian & Ina Grund G]
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        Obras de la gloriosa madre Santa Teresa de Jesús, fundadora de la Reforma de la Orden de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, de la primitiva observancia. Dedicadas al rey N. Señor Don Fernando VI. 2 tomos.

      Imprenta del Mercurio por Joseph de Orga,, Madrd 1752 - tomo I, 40 pags., de prologo, presentacion, testimonios, + 672 de texto con TRES magníficos grabados, Tomo II, 8 pags., de prólogoe indice, + 612 npags., de texto + indice de cosas notables con 54 pags., adornado con CINCO grabados. Cantos tintados. El lomo del tomo I, esta algo deteriorado por la parte inferior, ver foto. Size: 25 x 18 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reus, Paris, Londres]
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        Ichnographica Urbis Wratislawiensis Delineatio, praeta alia exactissime etiam repraesentans singular Temla & Monasteria ibidem existentia.....

      Nürnberg 1752. Karte zeigt gesamt Warschau aus der Vogelschau mit Beschreibung aller wichtigen Gebäuden, altkoloriert, Kupferstich, 49 x 55,5. Zustand: 3 kleine Bruchstellen unten rechts fachmänisch restauriert

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer & Sapunaru KG]
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        Vollständiges und sehr nutzbares, worinnen alle die beym Feld-Acker-Garten-und Wein-Bau, Wiesewachs, Holtzungen, Jägerey, Bierbrauen, Vieh-Zucht, und sonst bey dem Haushalten vorkommende Sachen und Redens-Arten nicht nur gründlich und deutlich beschrieben. Sondern auch derer Thiere und Kräuter Eigensschafft, Natur, Gebrauch und Mißbrauch, Gebrauch und Mißbrauch auf das treulichste untersuchet werden;... In Alphabetische Ordnung gebracht,...

      Bamberg, Göbhard, 1752.. 2 Bde. Kl. 8°. 6 Bll., 808; 760 S. Mit 1 gestoch. doppelseit. Frontisp. von A. Nunzer, doppelblattgr. Titeln in Rot u. Schwarz. Pgt.-Bde. d. Zt. mit RSch. u. schwarzgepr. Wappensupralibros auf VDeckel (etwas berieben). Deutsch;. ERSTAUSGABE: Weiss 4015. Behandelt alphabetisch die Themen Aal' bis Zwölff-Nächte'.- Papierbedingt unterschiedlich gebräunt. Eine weitere identische Ausgabe erschien 1754.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat "Kochkunst Bibliothek"]
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        Al-'Ahd al-qadim wa-al-hadit [Biblia sacra in lingua Arabica].

      [Rome], Matba'at Malak [i.e. Angelo] Rutili, 1752.. Small folio (218 x 290 mm). 2 pts. in 1 vol. 688 pp. Near-contemp. half vellum with red label to gilt spine.. New edition of the text published in 1671 in the Propaganda College's three-volume Arabic-Latin Bible, which is considered the editio princeps of the complete Bible in Arabic (disregarding the Paris and London polyglots). The version was prepared over a period of many years by Philip Guadagnolo and revised by Louis Maracci. First received with hesitation, it "eventually won general acceptance among Arabic-speaking Christians" (Darlow/M. 1652). Edited by Raphael Tuki, Bishop of Arsinoe, this present edition (usually issued in two volumes but here bound in one) contains the books pf Genesis through Nehemiah and Tobit only. - Occasional worming to margins, otherwise a good, well-preserved copy. OCLC cites eight copies worldwide, none in America. - Darlow/Moule 1660. OCLC 398605651.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Die Königl. Preussische und Chur- Brandenb. Hof-Wehe-Mutter. Das ist Ein höchst-nöthiger Unterricht von schweren und unrecht-stehenden Geburten, In einem Gespräch vorgestellet, Wie nehmlich, durch Göttlichen Beystand eine wohlunterrichtete Wehe-Mutter mit Verstand und geschickter Hand dergleichen verhüten, oder wanns Noth ist, das Kind wenden könne; Durch vieler Jahre Uebung selbst erfahren und wahr befunden: Nun aber Gott zu Ehren und dem Nechsten zu Nutz , Auff Gnädigst- und inständiges Verlangen Durchlauchtigst- und vieler hohen Standes-Personen verbessert, und einem Anhange heilsamer Artzeney-Mittel und mit denen dissfalls erregten Controvers-Schrifften vermehrtet, Nebst doppelter Vorrede, Kupffern und nöthigem Register zum Druck befördert.

      Berlin, Christian Friedrich Voss, 1752.. Klein-4°. 19 n.n. Bl., 348 S., 6 n.n. Bl. Register. Mit gestochenem Porträt sowie 43 (1 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel.. Hirsch-H. V, 263. - Blake 418 (kennt nur eine Ausgabe 1723 und 1756 mit gleicher Pagination). - Eine der letzten Ausgaben des 1690 erstmals gedruckten erfolgreichsten Werkes der Geburtshilfe in Deutschland des späten 17. und frühen 18. Jahrhunderts. Siegemundin (1648-1705) wurde 1688 vom Kurfürsten Friedrich Wilhelm nach Berlin berufen. Sie verfasste das vorliegende Werk ausschliesslich aus eigenen Erfahrungen, inklusive den Abbildungen, die sie selbst zeichnete. Sie wurde nach seinem Erscheinen von Andreas Petermann in Leipzig heftig angegriffen. Auf die Kritik antwortete die Verfasserin mit zwei Entgegnungen, die in den späteren Auflagen, wie hier, mitgedruckt wurden. Neben Louise Bourgeois war Justine Siegesmund die einzige von den Universitäten anerkannte Geburtshelferin. - Titel mit handschriftlichem Besitzvermerk. Die Kupferplatten, identisch mit den Platten der ersten Ausgabe, ausgedruckt. Das letzte Blatt der Vorrede mit 2 kleinen Papierdurchbrüchen mit kleinem Textverlust. Seite 187 bis ca. 210 mit Tintenflick am unteren Textrand ohne Textverlust. Stellenweise etwas fingerfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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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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        A Poem on Industry. Addressed to the Citizens of the United States of America

      Printed for Mathew Carey. First edition.. Some light foxing; fine copy.. Evans 27145; Sabin 33813; Wegelin 225. 8vo, disbound, 22 pages + 1 leaf of publisher?s ads. One of several poems by Humphreys (1752-1818), a founding member of the Hartford Wits, promoting America and advocating to its citizens a positive message for advancement of the new nation. Humphreys was a colonel in the Revolutionary War and served as Washington?s aide-de-camp, and later in numerous foreign posts for the young government.

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        Chirurgie, in welcher alles, was zur Wund-Artzney gehöret, nach der neuesten und besten Art, gründlich abgehandelt.

      Nürnberg, Johann Adam Stein und Nicolaus Raspe 1752;. Neue, viel vermehrte und verbesserte Aufl.; ca 22x18 cm; (14) 1078 (24) Seiten 898 S. mit gest. Portrait und 37 (statt 38) gefaltete Kupfertafeln; Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband leicht bestoßen und gering berieben, oberes Kapital mit etwas Lederfehlstelle, 1 Kupfer mit unterlegtem Ausriß [geringer Bildverlust], Kupfer teils mit leichten Quetschfalten durch falsches Zusammenlegen, es FEHLT die Kupfertafel Nr. 29; sonst durchaus gutes Exemplar); Neue, viel vermehrte und verbesserte Aufl.;.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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