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        A Treatise on the Teeth. Wherein the True Causes of the several Disorders to which they are liable, are considered; and the Precautions necessary to their Preservation particularly pointed out. Together with Observations on the Practice of Scaling the Teeth: On the Use of Dentrisic Powders in general: And on the Diseases of Children in the Time of Toothing. London: Printed for Lockyer Davis, 1752. Second edition, [4],51,[1]pp., contemporary ownership inscription on half-title "Fremayne". [Bound with:] A Treatise on the Teeth; Their Disorders and Cure. In which the several Operations of the Teeth, and such Things as are found destructive to them, are particularly considered. Translated from the original Latin of Frederick Hoffman, M.D. Physician to his present Majesty the King of Prussia

      London: Printed for Lockyer Davis, 1752. First English edition, [2], 54pp., same contemporary ownership inscription on title, a few neat ink annotations in an early hand, repair to fore-margin of E1 with no loss of text. 2 Works in one, contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, red morocco label, lettered gilt, a very nice copy. Two rare early English dentistry works bound together in a contemporary binding. It is believed that Tolver was responsible for translating into English Hoffmann's Treatise on the Teeth. The first edition of the Tolver was published in the same year as this second edition, ESTC locates 8 copies of the first and 6 of this second edition (C, MRc, MRu; IEN-D, DNLM, MnU). The Hoffman is of a similar rarity with 6 locations (AWn; MH-H, DNLM, MnU-B, PU). Mernzies Campbell, 9 & 10; Crowley, 1513 & 1514.

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        Kleine theoretische Klavierschule für die ersten Anfänger worin die Anfangsgründe sowohl der Musik überhaupt, als des Klavierspielens ins besondere auf eine fassliche Weise gelehret werden. Abteilung I u. II in 1 Band. München, Falter (1800-02). 4°. VIII, 82 (recte 84) S., 1 Erratabl.; VI, 146 S., 1 Erratabl., mit 2 gest. Titel u. zahlr. Notenbeispielen im Text, marmor. Ppd. d. Zt. mit hs. Deckelschild.

      - MGG VII, 1266 f (zum Verf).- J. H. Knecht (1752-1817) war renommierter Komponist, Organist, Dirigent, Musikpädagoge u. -theoretiker in Biberach, außerdem kurzzeitig Musikdirektor am Stuttgarter Hof.- Mit der häufig fehlenden 2. Abteilung.- Vereinzelt leicht angeschmutzt, einige S. mit Knitterfalten, letzte S. mit Wurmgang, Ebd. etw. berieben u. bestoßen

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        serenisima Infanta, gloriosa Virgen,Doña Sancha Alfonso,Comendadora de la Orden Militar de Santiago,Hija del Rey de ;Leon Don Alonso el Nono,y de la Infanta de Portugal Doña Teresa Gil de Soberosa;Hermana del Santo Rey Don fernando Tercero de este

      Imprenta Mercurio por Joseph de Orga Impresor, Madrid 1752 - pergamino epoca bien conservada con lomo rotulado, buena conservación apostillas marginales, capitales y cul de lampe. nombre.Su vida,sus virtudes y milagros.Saco a la luz esta gloria de España y de sus Reyes,Doña maraiana Bazan 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. 157 págs.

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        Decada primeira da Asia. Dos feitos, que os Portuguezes fizeram no descobrimento, e conquista dos mares, e terras do Oriente, e novamente dada a luz, e offerecida ao Senhor Joao Bristows [Barros' First Decade of Asia].

      Na Officina de Pedro Ferreira, Lisboa 1752 - Lisboa: Na Officina de Pedro Ferreira, 1752. Third Edition. Folio. 6, 208 leaves. Period brown gilt tooled speckled full sheep with black gilt label. Text browned, rear cover with wear and some chipping of leather, but overall a good copy. This is the third edition of the first decade of Barros, after the editions of 1552 and 1628. Barros was an "eminent Portuguese historian whose Decadas are one of the major sources for the history of Portuguese navigation., The first draft of the Decadas da Asia was completed in 1539, but due to the necessity for constant revision and expansion was not put to press until 1552. The first decade covers the background from Prince Henry to 1505., part of the first decade was incorporated into Ramusio's Navigationi" (Howgego B34). Barros' "Decades contain the early history of the Portuguese in India and Asia and reveal careful study of Eastern historians and geographers, as well as of the records of his own country. They are distinguished by clearness of exposition and orderly arrangement. They are also lively accounts, for example describing the king of Viantana's killing of the Portuguese ambassadors to Malacca with boiling water and then throwing their bodies to the dogs" (Wikipedia). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire des livres jansénistes, ou qui favorisent le jansénisme.

      Anvers, Chez Jean-Baptiste Verdussen 1752 - 4 vol. in-12, frontispice gravé, veau fauve moucheté, dos lisses cloisonnés et fleuronnés, pièces de titre et de tomaison, roulettes dorées sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées de bleu (rel. de l'époque). Plusieurs coins et coupes usés, reliure légèrement frottée. Bon exemplaire. Nouvelle édition de cet ouvrage qui fut mis à l'index dès 1739. Il analyse, critique et dénonce les livres suspects de jansénisme. Quérard, 257.

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      London: A. Millar, 1752. 4 vols., sm. 8vo, xii, 285, [1, blank]; viii, 262, [1, adv.], [1, blank]; ix, [1, blank], 323, [1, blank]; vii, [1, blank], 296 pp. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, red morocco labels. Early armorial bookplate of James Pennyman in all four vols (perhaps Sir James Pennyman, MP for Beverley, Yorkshire), First edition, first impression with dropped pagination to p. 22 of volume one, but with second impression correction to p. 191 line four ("at the Folly") of volume three. With the often lacking "Universal-Register-Office" advertisement at end of volume two (M12r), and the requisite blanks. "There were two impressions, Strahan printed 5,000 copies of vols. I and III in Dec. 1751, and 3000 copies of the same volumes in Jan. 1752... Printer of vols. II and IV unknown. Vols. I and III differ from vols. II and IV in paper, in fonts used for title-pages and for table of contents, and incidentally in other respects. The two impressions perhaps indistinguishable." Cross III, pp. 321-22. Rothschild 853.

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        Tabulae anatomicae quatuor uteri duplicis

      Vienna: Amandi Konig, 1752. Eisenmann, Georg Heinrich (1693-1768). Tabulae anatomicae quatuor uteri duplicis observationem rariorem sistentes. . . . Large folio. [7]ff. Four engraved plates by P. I Lutherberg after I. M. Weis. Strassburg: Ex officina libraria Amandi Konigii, 1752. 460 x 328 mm. Modern quarter morocco, marbled boards. Margins of 6 leaves skillfully repaired, minor soiling and spotting, otherwise a very good copy. First Edition in Latin. Garrison-Morton 6018. Eisenmann's atlas of bipartite and double uterus. "A notable event in the [eighteenth] century was the publication of G. H. Eisenmann's Tabulae Anatomicae Quatuor Uteri in Strasbourg. His Atlas of the Uterus was an important advance in the history of gynecological anatomy" (O'Dowd and Philipp, History of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, p. 64, misstating the publication date as 1725). The work was published in a French edition the same year. Eisenmann was a professor of medicine and pathology at Strassburg. Hirsch gives the Tabulae as Eisenmann's only publication; OCLC and RLIN also cite several collections of dissertations under Eisenmann's name.

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        INFORME DE LA REAL AUDIENCIA SOBRE LA PRETENSION DEL CONDE DE LAS TORRES de trasladar a los Reynos de España el Mayorazgo que posee.

      - Lugar - Año: 4 - 1 - 1752, Lima.Soporte: 4 pliegos A3 sín encuadernar (8 hojas de las cuales 14 escritas) en papel verjurado.Conservación: Buena, Borde inferior algo rozado y oscuro. Algún agujero de lepisma. Letra muy clara, buena tinta.El documento es un informe en cumplimiento a una Real Orden del Rey sobre la pretension del Conde de las Torres de trasladar su mayorazgo a los Reynos de España por la imposibilidad de mantenerlo a causa de unos temblores que llevaron a ruina algunas propiedades y la fuga y muerte de los negros que allí habia haciendose cargo de los trabajos necesarios. También se da noticia de los arreglos que se han hecho al mayorazgo en generaciones anteriores, y de las últimas voluntades del Conde.Con respecto a los herederos, solo habría uno, pues su esposa se encuentra en un convento, siendo su hija de 3 años dicha heredera para la que el Rey manda a Isidro Tellez de Guzman (Procurador General de Lima) que sea su cuidador hasta que cumpla mayoría de edad.La Real Audiencia manifiesta su preocupación por dejar la Ciudad falta de esta familia por la distinción tan alta que tienen y la posibilidad de que los judios traten de invadir la Ciudad de Lima, o la sublevación de la plebe o los esclavos. Año: 1752

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        Pathologia Methodica seu De Cognoscendis Morbis

      Amsterdam: Amstelodami, sumptibus Fratrum De Tournes, 1752. 4to. menor; 4 hs., 316 pp. Encuadernación de época, en piel, ligeramente fatigada. El sabio Profesor de Botánica y de Medicina en la Universidad de Montpellier, corresponsal de Linneo, estudió la Medicina China en su «Medicinae Sinensis Conspectus» de 1759, fue uno de los primeros en describir la hoy conocida como Enfermedad de Parkinson, y desarrolló una Nosologia Metódica que en nuestros lares fue comentada por Francisco Salvá y Campillo. Esta considerado tambien uno de los precursores de la Medicina Homeopática.

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        Ensayo sobre los alphabetos de las letras desconocidas que se encuentran en las mas antiguas medallas y monumentos de España

      Oficina de Antonio Sanz, Madrid 1752 - piel bien conservada 20 láminas grabadas al cobre con alfabetos, monedas y otros objetos donde aparecen inscripciones, grandes márgenes. . 183 págs.

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        Queaderno de Leyes y Agravios Reparados a suplicacion de los tres Estados del Reyno de Navarra en las Cortes de los años 1724,1725 y 1726.Por la Mag. Real del Señor Rey Don Luis II de Navarra y I de Castilla (que santa glria aya) Y por su muerte se .

      Herederos de Martínez, Pamplona 1752 - holandesa moderna bien conservada con 5 nervios e hierros dorados . continuaron por la Mag. Real del Señor Don Phelipe VII de Navarra y V de Castilla,nuestro Señor.Y en su nombre por el Exmo. Señor Don Christoval de Moscoso,Conde de las Torres,Marques de Coslera,Señor de Albufera,Gentil hombre de la Camara de su Mag . 270 págs.

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        Istoria critica della vita civile. Scritta da Vincenzio Martinelli

      Londra: per Giorgio Woodfall. 1752. "First edition, 4to, pp. 10, [2], 311; woodcut vignette on title-p.; contemporary full red goatskin, elaborate gilt borders on covers incorporating stars and fleurons, gilt-decorated spine in 7 compartments, citron morocco label in 1, a.e.g; 8 small pockmarks on back cover, front cover slightly rubbed, else fine.& & Martinelli (1702-1785) was from Florence, but he lived for many years in London where he published three books, of which this is the first. A volume of essays appeared in 1758, and a History of England, 1770-73. An interesting 6-p. list of 114 subscribers includes his great correspondent Horace Mann, as well as Horace Walpole, Dr. Akenside, the Earl of Chesterfield, and Voltaire's friend, Everard Fawkener. & & One of the most appealing allusions to Martinelli is in Boswell (1773) who reports that he and Johnson met the Italian, along with Goldsmith, at a dinner given by General Paoli, the Corsican exile. Boswell records Johnson's remarks on whether or not Martinelli should bring his History of England up to the present time; as Martinelli was a Whig, Johnson is less than enthusiastic about the prospect. Boswell also gives an anecdote which Martinelli told about Sigr. Carlo Townshend, to whom this book is dedicated.& & The present volume consists of 18 essays on various aspects of civil society, including education (and the education of women), marriage, poverty, liberal arts, reading, science, the theatre, law, and so forth. & & Hazen's catalogue of Horace Walpole's Library (1161) lists another Martinelli title, but notes that this one was not present in the Strawberry-Hill inventory, despite Walpole's subscription."

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        Della forza dè corpi che chiamano viva. Libri tre

      per gli Eredi di Costantino Pisarri e Giacomo Filippo Primodi 1752 ZANOTTI Francesco Maria. Della forza dè corpi che chiamano viva. Libri tre. Bologna, per gli Eredi di Costantino Pisarri e Giacomo Filippo Primodi, 1752. In 8vo; pp.XX, 311. Vignetta incisa in rame al frontespizio peraltro con caratteri neri e rossi. Capilettera. In fine tavola spieghevole con figure geometriche. Legatura coeva in pergamena. Tagli rossi. Edizione originale. Gamba, 2511; Riccardi I, 658; Honeyman, 3152.

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        Essai d'une Nouvelle Théorie de la Résistance des Fluides.

      A Paris, chez David l'aîné, 1752. - in-4. XLVI. 212pp. 2 planches hors-texte dépliantes. Plein veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque, plats frottés, coins émoussés). Edition Originale de la majeure contribution de l'auteur à la dynamique des fluides. "The differential hydrodynamic equations were first expressed in terms of a field and the hydrodynamic paradox was put forth ( ). The Essay was an important contribution. Hunter Rouse and Simon Ince have said that d'Alembert was the first 'to introduce such concepts as the components of fluid velocity and acceleration, the differential requirements of continuity, and even the complex numbers essential to modern analysis of the same problem' " (D.S.B.). Divers défauts à la reliure mais bon exemplaire, intérieurement d'une grande fraîcheur. D.S.B., I, p.115. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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.

      Chez Durand - Pissot,, A Paris, 1752 - In-4° (255x195mm), pp. (6), LV, 629, (3) di errata e privilegi, legatura coeva p. pelle marrone marmorizzata con dorso a 5 nervi ornato di tassello rosso con titolo in oro e di fregi floreali e fitomorfi in oro entro scomparti. Tagli rossi, sguardie marmoreggiate. 16 tavole finemente incise su rame e ripiegate f.t. illustranti i processi di fabbricazione del vetro. Qualche arrossatura consueta. Restauri alle cerniere. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione in lingua francese ("Traduits de l'Allemand, par M. D***", dice il frontespizio, ma la versione è di Paul Henri d'Holbach) di questa importante raccolta di trattati sull'arte vetraria e sulle applicazioni del vetro alle arti decorative e applicate, con speciale riferimento alle porcellane cinesi e di Sassonia. Il volume ha inizio con la traduzione francese della classica "Arte vetraria" (1612) di Antonio Neri, che occupa le prime 470 pp. e che costituisce il principale trattato del suo secolo sull'argomento. Segue, alle pp. 471-525, il "Sol sine veste, ou trente experiences, pour tirer la couleur pourpre de l'or, avec quelques conjectures sur la destruction de l'Or, & une instruction pour faire dans la plus grande perfection de faux Rubus ou du Verre rouge" di Johann Christian Orschall, Ispettore delle miniere del Principe di Hesse. Alle pp. 527 e sgg. si trovano le "Ouvrages auxquels le Sol Sine Veste d'Orschall a donné lieu": 1) "Helioscopium videndi dine Veste Solem Chymicum" (pp. 531-542). 2) Christophe Grummet, "Sol Sine Veste ou l'Invincibilité de l'Or demontrée contre tous ceux qui ont prétendu posseder le moyen de vitrifier & de s'en servir pour contre-faire les Rubis, en tirer la couleur pourpre. Ouvrage où l'on prouve par des expériences certaines & fondées sur la vérité, que cette couleur n'est produite que par la seule Magnésie développée par le moyen du Nître". (pp. 543-556). 3) Johann Friedrich Henckel, "De la Vitrification des Végétaux" (pp. 557-588; si tratta della traduzione del capitolo XI della "Flora Saturnizans" di Henckel). 4) Carl Friedrich Zimmermann, "Memoire sur la maniere dont le Saffre ou la Couleur Bleue tirée de Cobalte se fait en Saxe" (pp. 589-600). Memoria sull modalità di ottenimento del blu cobalto. 5) "Secret des vraies Porcelaines de la Chine et de Saxe" (pp. 601-616). Duvenn, 427: "A valuable collection of early works on glassmaking". Barbier, I, 291. Duncan, 6194. Ferguson, II, 135. Partington, II, 364. DSB, X, p. 23. Cole, 971. Norman, 1582. Duncan, 9299. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chirurgie, In welcher alles, Was zur Wund-Artzney gehšret, Nach der neuesten und besten Art, grŸndlich abgehandelt, und in Acht und dreyssig Kupfer-Tafeln die neu-erfundene und dienlichste Instrumente.vorgestellet werden.

      NŸrnberg, Johann Adam Stein und Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe 1752. - Kl.-4¡. 7 Bll., 378 S., 2 Bll., Zwischentitel, 12 Bll., S. 379-1078. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 37 (von 38) mehrfach gef. Kupfertafeln. Lederbd. d.Z. auf 4 BŸnden mit handgeschr. RŸckenschild (Ecken bestossen, stŠrker berieben). Der deutsche Botaniker und Anatom Lorenz Heister (1683-1758) war Professor an der UniversitŠt Helmstadt und entwickelte mehrere chirurgische Instrumente. Vorliegendes, 1719 erstmals erschienenes Werk war die Kršnung seiner schriftstellerischen TŠtigkeit und zŠhlt zu den Hauptwerken der chirurgischen Literatur der Zeit. - "This was the most popular surgical text of the 18th century" (Garrisson Morton 5576). - Durchgehend etwas gebrŠunt und stockfleckig, Tafeln mehrheitlich mit Knick-und Faltspuren sowie stockfleckig und gelegentlich Einrisse mit Randverlust. Fehlpagination: S. 321/22 fehlt, Text jedoch fortlaufend. Es fehlt 1 Tafel. - Garrisson Morton 5576. Lang de Neue, viel vermehrte und verbesserte Aufl.

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        The Practical Fruit-Gardener. Being the newest and best method of raising, planting and pruning all sorts of fruit-trees, agreably to the experience and practice of the most eminent gardeners and nurserymen ... revised and recommended by the Reverend Mr. Lawrence and Mr. Bradley

      London: printed for T. Woodward; and sold by D. Browne, 1752. Octavo. (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches). Half title, 2pp. publisher's advertisements. 6 folding engraved plans of fruit or kitchen garden lay-outs. Contemporary speckled calf, covers bordered with a gilt rule and a dog-tooth roll, spine in six compartments with raised bands, the bands flanked by double gilt fillets, red morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, small expert repairs to spine. A re-issue of the second expanded edition of this influential work by "one of the most outstanding authors on practical gardening during the first half of the eighteenth century" (Henrey). This work was first published in 1724, with 3 plates and a total of 368 pages. The second edition of 1731 was expanded to 408 pages and 6 plates. The present example is the 1752 re-issue of the 1731 second edition with a new half-title and title page. The author, Stephen Switzer, Sweetsur or Sweetzer, was born in Hampshire, and was initially a practical gardener who received his training at Brompton Park nursery under London and Wise and subsequently a garden designer who worked on the planning and layout of a number of famous gardens including Castle Howard, Lumley Castle, Nostell Priory, Cirencester Park and the Somerset home of the Earl of Orrery, to whom the present work is dedicated. Switzer was also the author of a number of influential books, besides the present work, covering many aspects of practical gardening, the first of which, The Nobleman, Gentleman, and Gardener's Recreation, appeared in 1715. Henrey III, 1415

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        The Principles of Politic Law: Being the Sequel to the Principles of Natural Law. Translated into English by Mr. [Thomas] Nugent

      London, Printed for J. Nourse..., 1752. FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION. 8vo, 200 x 120 mms., pp. viii], 372, contemporary lightly speckled calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments, morocco; spine a little rubbed, edges of title-page browned, but generally a very good copy. Burlamaqui (1694 - 1748) had also written The Principles of Natural Law, which had been published in 1748, also translated by Thomas Nugent. His basic principle is often described as "rational utilitarianism." Among his concerns here familiar: waging war, including reprisals, when questions of ownership of property are in dispute. The original French edition, Principes du Droit Politique (Geneva, 1751), has an interesting textual history, in that it was published from an incomplete manuscript after his death. Burlamaqui had left his manuscripts to his sister and daughter, instructing them that the manuscript(s) was/were not to be published in book form; since they had the original manuscript, it is not clear how the editors of the French edition managed to find or to construct a copy-text. Nugent obviously translated from the French text of 1751, but he makes no allusion to or mention of the textual sources of Principes du Droit Politique. Goldsmiths' 875.

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande, oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen

      Liepzig: Bey Arkstee und Merkus, Leipzig, 1752. Volume 10 only. Pagination, [12]656+[36]pp, 25 of 26 plates, many folding.Bound in original publishers full vellum. Vullem dust/dirt marked. Binding in good firm condition, with strong hinge joints.Internally, no loose pages, light staining to 1 page, 1 plate with short tear on fold. Pages and illustrations in very good clean condition.A very nice copy. A71 . Quarto.

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        A General Treatise of Naval Trade and Commerce, As founded on the Laws and Statutes of this Realm...

      [London] In the Savoy: Printed by Henry Lintot, Law-Printer? [1752]. Octavo; lxi, [2], 381, [382-408] p. (4 leaves, a-c8, a4, B-Z8, Aa-Cc8, Dd4); lacks first leaf (half-title?). Title continues: In Which Those relating to his Majesty's Customs, Merchants, Masters of Ships, Mariners, Letters of Marque, Privateers, Prizes, Convoys, Cruizers, are particularly considered and treated with due Care, under all the necessary Heads, from the earliest Time down to the present. The Second Edition, with many considerable Additions, and a new Preface. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. The subject "Considering Bankrupts" (pp. 90-104) is new to this edition. First published 1738 (cf. Kress 4385). Includes "Wrecks, Flotsam, Jetsam, and Lagan" and "Insurance". Sabin 26913; Kress 5265 (lacks vol. 2). NUC 194: 432 (NG 0116101) lists 8 copies. Bound in full leather with gilt spine by Dragonfly Bindery, George & Pat Sargent. Stock#OB250.

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        Algemeine Geschichte der Länder und Völker von America

      Halle: Johann Justinus Gebauer, 1752–53. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). 2 vols. I: [46], 688 pp.; 2 plts. II: [22], 905 (i.e., 907), [63 (index)] pp.; 2 maps, 2 fold. maps (out of 8 maps & 60 plts. total). First edition of this descriptive overview of the New World, sponsored by German Protestant theologian Siegmund Jakob Baumgarten and compiled by Johann Friedrich Schröter, who translated and incorporated much of Lafitau's Moeurs des sauvages Américains, among other sources. The black-letter text is ornamented with decorative capitals, head- and tailpieces, and (in this copy) six copper-engraved plates (of the original larger number, see collation); present here are maps of "Hayti," San Domingo, Mexico, and "die Mexicanische See," and plates XII (antiquities representing deities) and XIV (two ceremonial activities). Along with its accounts of native religions and customs, and its discovery and exploration narratives, the work includes a section on chocolate ("ein Geschenk, das Mexico den Europäern gemacht," p. 333), potatoes, cassava, and other New World food items, as well as beers and wines. Provenance: Private bookplate on pastedowns and ownership stamp of John Carter Brown on first leaf of preliminaries and elsewhere. On his death to his son John Nicholas Brown (1861–1900). On his death deeded to the John Carter Brown Library. Deaccessioned 2008. Howes S200; Library Company, Afro-Americana, 9182; Sabin 77989. 19th-century half brown morocco and marbled paper–covered boards, spines with gilt-stamped titles and bands; moderately rubbed. Front pastedowns each with private bookplate of John Carter Brown as above, subsequently rubber-stamped by the library bearing his name (properly deaccessioned), title-pages each with faded early inked inscription (dated 1752 and 1753), sectional title-page of vol. I and first text page of vol. II each with Brown's red signature rubber-stamp. Lacking four maps and 58 plates. Scattered faint foxing and spotting, vol. II with lower portions of front endpapers and first few leaves waterstained, pages overall generally clean. Priced to reflect plate absences — but this is a worthwhile text, complete, solidly bound, and with an interesting association.

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        Codex traditionum Corbeiensium notis criticis atque historicis ac tabulis geographicis et genealogicis illustratus. Quibus antiquissimus Germaniae inprimis autem Saxoniae status.. exhibentur. Accedunt praeterea diplomata adhuc inedita..necnon registrum abbatis Sarachonis de bonis et proventibus abbatiae Corbeiensis. Omnia ad manuscriptorum fidem e latebris in lucem protraxit et adnotationes varias..addidit Johannes Fridericus Falke

      Leipzig, Meißner 1752. 35 cm. (36), 12, 928 (irrig 948), 44, (104) Seiten mit 2 Blatt Zwischentitel und Vorrede, 1 gestochen Porträt, 26 teils gefalt. Kupfertafeln und 5 gefalt. Kupferstichkarten von J. G. Schmidt. Festeinband, Halbledereinband um 1800 mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - ADB VI, 547 - Brunet VI, 21755 - Wegele 705f - Ohainski S. 124 - Mit gestochenen Urkundenabbildungen illustrierte Geschichte der Reichsabtei Corvey. Mit Karten der Territorien des Stifts und Porträt des Abts Caspar. "Trotz der bekannten Tätigkeit von Falke als gelehrtem Fälscher ist sein großes Werk - mit der gebotenen Vorsicht - immer noch für die zahlreichen darin abgedruckten Urkunden der Klöster Amelungsborn und Schöningen herranzuriehen" (Ohainski). Schönes Exemplar mit Vermerk Joseph von Laßbergs auf dem Vorsatz, auf Vorsatz Besitzeintrag: "villae Epponis ad Bibliothecam J. Salzbergii". - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        Ædes Walpolianæ: 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]. Quarter-Bound Calf. 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. & The Second Edition, with greatly expanded room-by-room description of the painting collection of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford (England's first prime minister and the author's father), "incorporating numerous corrections and additions in the text and plates." (Hazen) When he finally fell from power in 1742 and brought his treasures from Downing Street to Houghton Hall (the family estate in Norfolk), Walpole owned the greatest private art collection in Europe. After Horace returned from his Grand Tour in 1737, he compiled Aedes Walpoliana, which was first published in 1747, and which compared Walpole’s magnificent collection to those of the Continent's princes and noblemen. Houghton Hall "provided a setting for Walpole's magnificent art collection, which even the earl of Oxford was compelled to admire. . . . [B]y 1736 he [Walpole] owned 421 pictures, of which at least 400 had been acquired by him. His taste mirrored that of the age, and the collection was particularly strong in Dutch, especially Flemish, works, while containing significant numbers of paintings from the French and Italian schools. . . . At Houghton, the old masters were concentrated in the salon and drawing room and included such masterpieces as Van Dyck's 'The Holy Family' and Rembrandt's 'Abraham's Sacrifice.'" (ODNB) In 1779, when the third earl of Orford decided to sell the collection to raise money, Christie (who founded the auction house) handled the greatest country house picture sale of the eighteenth century, in which Walpole's collection was sold privately to Catherine the Great for the then record sum of £40,000." Parenthetically, Thomas Jefferson owned a copy of this edition, one of the books he bought in 1785 from the Rev. Samuel Henley. (Sowerby)

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      London: A. Millar, 1752. 4 vols., sm. 8vo, xii, 285, [1, blank]; viii, 262, [1, adv.], [1, blank]; ix, [1, blank], 323, [1, blank]; vii, [1, blank], 296 pp. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, red morocco labels. Early armorial bookplate of James Pennyman in all four vols (perhaps Sir James Pennyman, MP for Beverley, Yorkshire), First edition. First edition, first impression with dropped pagination to p. 22 of volume one, but with second impression correction to p. 191 line four ("at the Folly") of volume three. With the often lacking "Universal-Register-Office" advertisement at end of volume two (M12r), and the requisite blanks. "There were two impressions, Strahan printed 5,000 copies of vols. I and III in Dec. 1751, and 3000 copies of the same volumes in Jan. 1752... Printer of vols. II and IV unknown. Vols. I and III differ from vols. II and IV in paper, in fonts used for title-pages and for table of contents, and incidentally in other respects The two impressions perhaps indistinguishable" Cross III, pp. 321-22. Rothschild 853.

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        Unterricht von einer kurz und besonders zu verfassenden Historie der nützlichsten Kräuter, Pflanzen und Bäume, vor die heranwachsende Schul-Jugend, wie auch zum Dienst der Landwirthschafft und Haushaltungs-Freunden, wie solche nach der Anleitung angenehmer nach denen Jahrs-Zeiten und vielerley Gegenden eingerichten Spaziergänge, auch wo es nöthig, durch ein Herbarium Vivum Portatile zu erlernen wäre (...) und sichern Haus-Arzneyen zuträglich seyn könnte

      Memmingen, Johann Valentin Mayer, 1752.. Octavo. Pp. 20. Elaborate woodcut head-piece, charming illustrated initial. Hardcover, nicely bound in recent attractive hand-marbled boards, bookplate to first paste-down, by-line at bottom of last leaf slightly shaved, evenly browned. In about fine condition. ~ First edition. Ehrhart?s treatise on the medicinal use of certain herbs, plants, and trees is presented as a useful guide for school children and the layman, divided into 34 easily referable paragraphs. Balthasar Ehrhart (1700-1756). -- Pritzel 2643. Extremely rare. OCLC locates 2 copies worldwide (Université de Strasbourg; Zentralbibliothek Zürich).

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        Sopra il Dazio dell'olio.

      Subject: (Olio d'oliva). Ferrara, 1752, 20 ottobre, Editto di cm. 55 x 112, con bello stemma xil. bicolore, del Card. Gio. Battista Barni, Legato a Latere.

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        Les Agremens de la campagne ou remarques particulieres sur la construction des maisons de campagne plus ou moins magnifiques,des jardins de plaisance, & des plantages, avec les ornemens qui en dépendent, &c. Tome I-III.

      Chez David Le Jeune 1752 Tre voll. in 16°, pp. 245, XXXIX-(9)-326, VI-332-(3) con 15 incisioni ripiegate f.t. Leg. in cartonato seppia recente, tasselli titolati sui dorsi. Macchie del tempo e leggeri aloni sulle pagine e sulle carte; tagli parzialmente anneriti e rifilati.

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        The Works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury. In Three (3, III) Volumes

      J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper et al, London, 1752. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Vol. I: cxliv + 614pp. Contains frontispiece. To this edition is prefixed The Life of the Author, Compiled Chiefly from his Original Papers and Letters, by Thomas Birch. Wear to boards. Extensive genealogy, of previous owners family to prelims. The family in question is that of Henry Eycott, original owner of this copy. From a a prosperous and influential family, Eycott was an active clothier owning and operating mills in the Stonehouse region, near Stroud. Occasional minor marking to pages. P. 611 torn but fully present and legible. Vol. II: Containing Two Hundred Sermons and Discourses, on Several Occasions: Published from the Originals by Ralph Barker. xvi + 696pp. Wear to boards and spine. Woodworm to pastedowns and prelims. Eycott's signature and stamp to front end paper and title respectively. Occasional creasing to corners. Minor toning to some pages. Vol. III: Containing Two Hundred Sermons and Discourses, on Several Occasions: To which are Annexed, Prayers Composed by him for his own Use; A Discourse to his Servants before Sacrament; And a Form of Prayer, Composed by Him, for the Use of King William. Wear to boards and spine. Base of spine knicked with minor loss. Eycott's signature and stamp to front end paper and title respectively. Minor woodworm to rear pastedown and end paper. Occasional creasing to pages. Very mild foxing occasional throughout. John Tillotson was the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1691-1694. In 1670 he became prebendary and in 1672 dean of Canterbury. That latter year he was alao elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. In 1675 he edited John Wilkins's Principles of Natural Religion, completing what was left unfinished of it, and in 1682 his Sermons. Along with Burnet, Tillotson attended William Russell, Lord Russell on the scaffold in 1683. In 1684, he wrote a Discourse against Transubstantiation. He afterwards enjoyed the friendship of Lady Russell, and it was partly through her that he obtained so much influence with Princess Anne, who followed his advice in regard to the settlement of the crown on William of Orange. He possessed the special confidence of William and Mary, and was made clerk of the closet to the king in March 1689. It was chiefly through his advice that the king appointed an ecclesiastical commission for the reconciliation of the Dissenters. In August of this year he was appointed by the chapter of his cathedral to exercise the archiepiscopal jurisdiction of the province of Canterbury during the suspension of Sancroft. He was also about the same time named dean of St Paul's. Soon afterwards he was elected to succeed Sancroft; but accepted the promotion with extreme reluctance, and it was deferred from time to time, at his request, until April 1691. In 1693 he published four lectures on the Socinian controversy, partly to clear his own name from charges of sympathy with Socinianism in his previous associations with Thomas Firmin, Stephen Nye and others. His attempts to reform certain abuses of the Church, especially that of clerical non-residence, awakened much ill-will, and of this the Jacobites took advantage, pursuing him to the end of his life with insult and reproach. He died on 22 November 1694. For his manuscript sermons Tillotson's widow received 2500 guineas. Ralph Barker edited some 250 of them together with the "Rule of Faith" (1695-1704). In 1752 an edition appeared in 3 vols., with Life by Thomas Birch, compiled from Tillotson's original papers and letters. Various selections from his sermons and works have been published separately. AMS Press, New York, published a modern edition of his works in the 1980s. In his home town of Sowerby, a statue of Tillotson still exists in St. Peter's church and an avenue is named after him in the lower end of the town. Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 3-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 5 kilos. Category: Religion & Theology; Britain/UK; 18th century; History. Inventory No: 003323. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges.

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      [Manoscritto inedito Arezzo](cm. 22 x 15,5)Volumi 5 solido cartonato originale.Manoscritto cartaceo di unica mano in latino, del XVIII secolo, con oltre 1800 pag. complessive autografe ed in chiarissima grafia.Interessante opera di erudizione teologica e generale divisa in 5 volumi e vari capitoli:I. DE SACRAMENTO 31 capitoli e DE INDULGENTIIS in 21 capitoli.II. DE PRAECEPTIS DECALOGI NEC NON DE S. S. EUCHARESTIAE SACRAMENTO, MISSAE SACRIFICIO ET HORIS CANONICIS. in 64 +23+7 capitoli.III. DE SPONSALIBUS ET MATRIMONIO, in 51 capitoli.IV. DE ACTIBUS HUMANIS, NIHIL VOLITUM QUIN PRAECOGNITUM... vari capitoli non numerati.V. DE CONTRACTIBUS IN GENERE ET IN 19 capitoli + altri. Per notizie sull'autore (1726-1793) vedi:* GAMBA BART"LETTERATI ED ARTISTI VENETI" VE. 1822-24 vol. II pp. 43 e 312.* DANDOLO GIR. "LA CADUTA DELLA REPUBBLICA DI VENEZIA" VE. 1857. p.278.L' autore gesuita, manca al DE BACKER-SOMMERVOGEL. Dai confronti calligrafici e dalla provenienza riteniamo l'opera scritta da un componente della famiglia Funghini di Arezzo. Merita un attento studio. manoscritto inedito in ottimo stato di conservazione e perfetta leggibilità. Provenienza: Archivio privato di importante famiglia patrizia di Arezzo 1979. [f84] manoscritto

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        The Female Quixote; or, the Adventures of Arabella ( Complete in 2 Volumes )

      London: A. Millar, 1752. Complete in 2 volumes. Collation, vi[10]271pp, 322pp. Bound in full period calf, flat gilt band lines, leather title labels. Calf light rubbed, some minor wear. Both bindings in very good condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, occasional light tanning. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice 2 volume work, in period bindings. A22. Second Edition Revised and Corrected . Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Istoria Critica della Vita Civile

      Londra: Per Giogrio Woodfall..., 1752. FIRST EDITION. 4to, 294 x 231 mms., pp. 12, 311 [312 blank], 19th century half calf, marbled boards, neatly rebacked at some stage, title in gilt on spine. With the "Milton,/ Peterborough" book label on the top margin of the front paste-down end-paper. The subscribers include Mark Akenside, Earl of Chesterfield, Moses Mendez and two other members of his family, the dedicatee Charles Townshend, and Horace Walpole. Martinelli (1702 - 1785) came to England in 1748 and this was the first of three books that he published in England, and, as E. H. Thorne records, "made his reputation as a man of letters, and was reprinted several times both in England and in Italy. It consists of nineteen chapters each dealing with one aspect of la vita civile; aspects ranging from education and the duties of family life, through industry, art, and science, laws and methods of government, to la vita felice, and it ends - inevitably for a foreigner in eighteenth-century England - with a chapter 'della liberta.'" Among the good and the great that he met was Charles Burney, whose daughter, Fanny, recorded in 1771, "He has a most uncommon flow of wit, and with it the utmost bitterness of satire and raillery of ill nature. His vanity and self-conceit exceed every person's I ever saw; and far from endeavouring to conceal this weakness, he glories in it, and thinks he but does himself justice in esteeming himself the head of whatever company he is in, and (openly) manifesting that he does so. He is not satisfied with priding himself that he speaks to the Great with sincerity, he piques himself upon treating them with rudeness." E. H. Thorne, "Vincenzo Martinelli in England: 1748 - 1744," Italaian Studies (1956). ESTC T83326 locates 15 copies in these islands, Niedersachsische Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek - Gottingen and Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin in Europe; and Folger, Chicago, Texas, and Yale in north America.

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        The palazzo di Monte Citorio., Radierung aus "Views of Rome".

      1752 - In der Platte signiert "Piranesi F." und mit dem gestochenen Titel "Veduta della gran Curia Innocenziana edificata sulk rovine dell` Anfiteatro di StatilinTatiro, cheformano todierno Monte Citorio". Mit der gestochenen Nr. "723" bzw. "39". Ausgezeichneter, gegensatzreicher Druck auf vollrandigem festen Velin. Hind 23 IV (von IV). Focillon 738. Blatt 21 aus Band 1 der berühmten Folge Piranesis "View of Rome". Mit topographischen Erläuterungen unterhalb der Titelzeile. - Im Rand mit schwer lesbarem Trockenstempel der "Calcografia". - An der Plattenkante partiell minimal gebrochen. Braunflecken in Randbereich, und im Rand der Darstellung, kaum störend. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 40,7 x 62,3 cm (Plattengröße). 58,6 x 85 cm (Papier).

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        Ichnographica Urbis Wratislaviensis. Kupferstich von Homann Erben, 1752. 48,6 x 57,3 cm. (Teil-)koloriert.,

      1752 - Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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      Paris: Durand & Pissot, 1752. First French Edition. Hardcover. Early pencil and ink notes on front blanks. Near Fine. Quarto (7-1/2" x 9-3/4") bound in contemporary mottled calf leather with a heavily gilt-decorated spine with five raised bands and a gilt-lettered red morocco spine label, rebacked at an early date retaining the original spine. Illustrated with an extra engraved title page (mounted on the recto of the engraved frontispiece), 15 folding engraved plates, and several text engravings. The first treatise devoted to the manufacture of glass, originally published in Italian in 1612 and translated into English by Merret in 1662. This French edition combines the best 17th and 18th century works on glass-making and deals also with the fabrication of fayence, porcelain, mirrors, imitation gems, glazing techniques, the creation of various colours, etc. Beautiful plates with glass production, melting furnaces, tools etc. See J. R. Partington, A HISTORY OF CHEMISTRY, Volume II, pages 361-377. Armorial bookplate on the front pastedown.

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        Tomo primero [todo lo publicado] de las Ordenanzas del Perú dirigidas al Rey Nuestro Señor en su Real, y Supremo Consejo de las Indias por mano del Excmo. Sr. D. Melchor de Navarra y Rocafull, cavallero recogidas, y coordinadas por el Lic. D. Thomas de Ballesteros, Relator del Govierno superior y nuevamente añadidas las Ordenanzas que para el Nuevo Establecimiento del Tribunal de la Sta. Cruzada ha dispuesto [Portada propia al folio 321] el Excelentissimo Señor Don Joseph Antonio Manso de Velasco, conde de Super-Unda

      Lima, en la Imprenta de Francisco Sobrino y Bados, 1752. - 30x22 cm., 24 hojas (inclusive una blanca), 339 folios, 36 hojas (inclusive una blanca). Las hojas 137 y 138, suplidas por otras en facsímil, las 183 y 184, duplicadas por ocupar el lugar de las anteriores. Algunos puntos de polilla, y las cuatro primeras páginas parcheadas de antiguo. Anchos márgenes blancos y en general buen estado de conservación. Pergamino moderno a la romana. Rarísima segunda edición ampliada de las Ordenanzas del Perú, publicadas por vez primera en 1685, y de la que se conocen escasísimos ejemplares. De importancia capital para conocer la legislación sobre esclavitud, encomiendas de indios y sobre todo la minería. Algunos de los capítulos: [fol. 150] De los Indios Tanaconas de la provincia de los Charcas, como han de ser dotrinados y titulo que han de pagar. [fol. 157] Del beneficio de las Chacras de Coca deste reyno, tratamiento y paga que se ha de hacer a los Indios que trabajan en ellas. [fol. 177] Del defensor de los Naturales. [del fol. 221 al 320] De las Ordenanzas de Minas e Ingenios. Ensayadores Mayores y particulares de este Reyno. [del fol. 321 al final] Ordenanzas que para el nuevo establecimiento en la distribución, y recaudación de la limosna de la Santa Bula, y demas gracias anexa ella, en conformidad del breve de 4 de mayo de 1750. Medina, La imprenta en Lima, p. 1036. Palau 23046. No en Sabín.

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        De Spectaculis Theatralibus Christiano cuique tum Laico, tum Clerico vetitis Dissertationes Duae. Accedit Dissertatio Tertia De Presbyteris Personatis.

      Ex Typ. Apollinea-Apud Haeredes Jo. L. Barbiellini,, Romae, 1752 - In-4° (261x188mm), pp. LVI, 376, solida legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con, al dorso, antica segnatura manoscritta e titolo dorato su tassello. Tagli rossi. Frontespizio con antico timbro ed impresa tipografica in xilografia con cornice figurata inquadrante l'immagine di Cupido e il motto "Soli Deo" entro cartiglio. Alla prima carta, testo latino e volgare di una lettera circolare di Benedetto XIV, datata 1° gennaio 1748, sulla tolleranza che la Chiesa accordava, di mala voglia, ai divertimenti e alle feste del Carnevale, fondata, dottrinariamente, su proposizioni dello Stapleton espressamente citate. Dedicatoria del Concina all'arcivescovo Andrea Majoral. Iniziali e cul-de-lampe istoriati su legno. "Index Capitum", approvazioni ed errata alle pp. XLV-LVI. Altro indice alle pp. 363 e sgg. Bellissimo esemplare con qualche brunitura di scarso peso. Prima edizione di queste tre dissertazioni ("De Publicis Spectaculis", "Adversus Theatra nonnullorum Regularium tempore carnisprivii", "De Presbyteris Personatis") contro le rappresentazioni teatrali e la loro presuta influenza corruttrice sui costumi. Raro; due sole copie nel N.U.C. Il Concina (Clanzetto, San Daniele, 1707-Venezia, 1756) assunse l'abito domenicano a Conegliano e studiò in Austria e a Venezia, occupando poi una cattedra di filosofia e di teologia a Forlì. Poligrafo dalla zelante aderenza ai principi della Chiesa controriformata, oratore valente, ingaggiò asperrime polemiche con i Gesuiti in controversie teologali sul probabilismo che gli valsero gli attacchi, tra gli altri, di Sant'Alfonso de'Liguori, ma l'apprezzamento del pontefice. Cfr. Coulon, in Dictionnaire de théologie catholique, passim. Marcolin, Ateismo e deismo in Daniele Concina (1687-1756), pubblicazione della Facoltà di Magistero di Trieste, 1979-80.

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        A New & Accurate map of the Island of Jamaica. Divided into its principal Parishes

      London., 1752. Copper engraving. Later colouring. Fine condition, good margins, some very slight offsetting and age toning. Size: 42 x 34 cm. An attractive and detailed map of the island. Two inset maps., one entitled "A Draught of the Harbours of the Port Antonio & St. Francis on the North East Coast of Jamaica" and another entitled "A draught of Port Royal or Kingston Harbour in Jamaica". Both have depth soundings.

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        An Account of Six Years Residence in Hudson's Bay from 1733 to 1736 and 1744 to 1747

      London: Payne and Bouquet. 1752. First Edition, complete. 8vo; (4), vi, 84pp; appendix 95, 3 foldouts, rebound in new quarter leather over marbled boards. Ex-library with faint 2 x 1" oval Lynn Free Public Library stamp on the title page, shelf numbers on verso, pp. 9 and 51 (appendix); pp. 9-34, 1" minor damp- staining at gutter base 1 ¾" damp-stain across gutter top descending at most ¼" into page, minor damage across base of p. 68, top edge slightly dampened from headbands in about 2". Otherwise a clean copy with all fold- outs, very good. & Robson&#39;s ACCOUNT OF SIX YEARS RESIDENCE is one of the very few publicly-printed eighteenth century descriptions of the Hudson&#39;s Bay area, making it an indispensable reference on the early history of the local. It takes on added importance as one of the very few contemporary descriptions of the region.& Joseph Robson&#39;s association with the Hudson&#39;s Bay Company, known as the HBC, began in 1733 with a three-year term as a stonemason. He returned to the region again in 1744, this time as the Surveyor and Supervisor of Buildings. His experiences with the HBC, however, left him disaffected. Upon his return to London, he wrote his ACCOUNT OF SIX YEARS RESIDENCE, which not only describes the geography of Hudson&#39;s Bay, but also decries the HBC&#39;s governance and argues for an end to their trade monopoly on the area. Robson&#39;s argument against the HBC is based on their limited propensity to explore and develop the region beyond their few already-established trading posts, something he felt would open up a new market to British trade. Peter Newman, Empire of the Bay. Sabin 72259. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

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        THE GENTLEMAN&#39;S MAGAZINE, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XXII. For the YEAR M.DCC.LII [1752]

      London: Edward Cave, at St John&#39;s Gate, 1752. Hardcover. Very Good. Plates (17 inc. frontis as 16 called for + plate of Westminster Bridge) inc. view of State House in Philadelphia, but View of St. Mark&#39;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&#146;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.

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        A Warning Piece Against the Crime of Murder: or, An Account of Many

      1752. [Murder]. A Warning Piece Against the Crime of Murder: Or, An Account of Many Extraordinary and Most Providential Discoveries of Secret Murders. From Whence it Will Appear, That, However Secretly They are Committed, Providence Will Interpose, and Bring Them to Light and Punishment. Collected from Several Authors, and Different Countries, With an Intent to Deter Every One From Committing That Execrable and Inhuman Crime. London: Printed for William Owen, [1752]. [ii], vi, 280 pp. Later period-style calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece (reading Murder Will Out) to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, a few tiny ink spatters to front board. Moderate toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Faint inkstamps to boards, small inkstamps to pastedowns and title page. * Only edition. "It is to be hoped parents and masters of families will not be wanting in making this collection to be frequently perused in their families. The expence is but small, and the time requisite for perusal now and then will not be much, but the Advantage that may, perhaps, be gained by it, infinite; it may preserve from misery and ruin in this world, and eternal torments thereafter." OCLC locates no copies in North American Law Libraries. English Short-Title Catalogue T90425.

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        Art de la Verrerie, de Neri, Merret et Kunckel: Auquel on a Ajouté Le Sol Sine Veste d&#39;Orschall; L&#39;Helioscopium videndi sine Veste Solem Chymicum; Le Sol non Sine Veste; Le Chapitre XI. du Flora Saturnizans de Henckel, sur la Vitrification des Végétaux

      Paris: Durand, Pissot, 1752. Very Good. Title page continued: "Un Mémoire sur la Maniere de faire le Saffre; Le Secret des Vraies Porcelaines de Chine & de Saxe. Ouvrages ou l&#39;on trouvera la maniere de faire le Verre & le Crystal, d&#39;y porter des Couleurs, d&#39;imiter les Pierres Prétieuses, de préparer & colorer les Emaux, de faire la Potasse, de Peindre sur le Verre, de préparer des Vernis, de composer des Couvertes pour les Fayances & Poteries, d&#39;extraire la Couleur Pourpre de l&#39;Or, de contrefaire les Rubis, de faire le Saffre, de faire & peindre les Porcelaines, &c. Traduits de l&#39;allemand, par M. D***." [4], lv, [1], 629, [3] p., 16 leaves of copperplate engravings, including the frontispiece (most folded); 26 cm. Contemporary full calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Orange leather spine label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title; gilt-tooled decoration in other compartments. All page edges red. Woodcut head pieces and in-text illustrations. Contents: Sol sine Veste, ou, Trente Experiences pour Tirer la Couleur Pourpre de l&#39;Or by J.C. Orschall--Helioscopium Videndi sine Veste Solem chymicum--Sol non sine Veste, ou, L&#39;Invincibilité de l&#39;Or by Christophe Grummet--De la Vitrification des Vegetaux--Chapitre XI du Livre de Mr. Henckel, qui a pour titre Flora Saturnizans--Secret des Vraies Porcelaines de la Chine et de Saxe. Baron von d&#39;Holbach translated several early works on glassmaking, including works by Antonio Neri, Christopher Merret, and Johannes Kunckel. In Very Good Condition: front joint starting to separate from tail; slight loss of leather at head and tail of spine; light cracking on spine; corners rubbed. Pages and plates are clean and bright.

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      1752. first edition. There&#39;s Something About AmeliaFieldings&#39; Favorite BookFIELDING, Henry. Amelia. London: Printed for A. Millar, 1752. First edition, first impression with dropped pagination to p. 22 of volume one, but with second impression correction to p. 191 line four ("at the Folly") of volume three. With the often lacking "Universal-Register-Office" advertisement at end of volume two (M12r). Four twelvemo volumes ( 6 9/16 x 3 7/8 in; 167 x 99 mm). xii, 285, [1, blank]; viii, 262, [1, adv.], [1, blank]; ix, [1, blank], 323, [1, blank]; vii, [1, blank], 296 pp.Contemporary full sheepskin. Gilt rolled edges. Original black morocco spine labels. Sprinkled edges. With the armorial bookplates of Aluredi Baronis De Braye of Leicester. Original owner&#39;s small, neat signature to upper corner of title pages. Bound without the terminal blank to volume one (N12). Scuffing to all volumes, some loss to spine heads of three volumes. Loss of sheepskin at upper spine and to upper board to volume three, as well as loss to spine label. A few gatherings a tad insolent. Otherwise a tight, completely untouched, internally clean copy in the original contemporary binding. Rare thus. Housed in a clamshell box."There were two impressions, Strahan printed 5,000 copies of vols. I and III in Dec. 1751, and 3000 copies of the same volumes in Jan. 1752" (Cross).&#133;Perhaps the only book, which being printed off betimes one morning, a new edition was call for before night" (Dr. Johnson)."Printer of vols. II and IV unknown. Vols. I and III differ from vols. II and IV in paper, in fonts used for title-pages and for table of contents, and incidentally in other respects&#133; The two impressions perhaps indistinguishable" (Cross).Amelia, in contrast to Fielding&#39;s earlier books, Joseph Andrews and Tom Jones, is concerned with married tenderness and family happiness, the characters of Capt. Booth and his wife, Amelia, bearing comparison in temperament to Fielding and his wife, Charlotte, though the Fieldings&#39; circumstances where no where near as dire: The book is "set in and against a London of almost unrelieved squalor, corruption and violence" (OCEL)."The book sold extremely well, but was attacked by many, led by Richardson and Smollett, and Fielding made alterations to later editions. It was his own favorite among all his books" (OCEL).Rothschild 853. Cross III, pp. 321-22.

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        Amelia. By Henry Fielding, Esq; In Four Volumes.

      1752 - Second state of vol. 3 with the correct reading "at the Folly" on p. 191, line 4; the more common state of vol. 2 with the press-figure 109-3.Signature of "Thos. Carew" on the title of vol. 3; circular library stamp on the title of vol. 1. erased.

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      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1752.. Four volumes. 12mo. Contemporary calf, rebacked at a later date, spines gilt extra, gilt labels. Corners worn, scattered foxing, but a good set. First edition of Fielding&#39;s last and most common novel; the first printing consisted of five thousand sets, and an additional impression of 3000 copies was quickly ordered. According to Cross, they are indistinguishable. The "Universal Register Office" advert leaf is present in volume II, and the second state of p. 191 appears in volume III. ROTHSCHILD 853. CROSS III:321. ESTC T89846.

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        (Word Map): Orbis vetus in utrâque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astronomicis redactus, accurante

      Paris: apud autorem and Aut. Boudet, 1752. Very good, early hand color, wide margins on laid paper. This is a rather decorative double hemisphere (eastern and western) image.Two watermarks visible verso. Two cartouches upper (title) and lower (notes) central map. The date on the map is 1752, but this is from an "Atlas Universel..." ca. 1757. An image of the map appears in the online David Rumsey Map Collection. Each hemisphere is 35 cm (13.75 inches) in diameter, on a sheet measuring 53 x 83 cm (21 x 32 5 inches), including margins. (Ref: Pedley. Belle et utile, p. 135, no.13.). Map.

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        A Horse Courser selling a Nag. - Caveat Emptor

      [London: circa 1752]. Mezzotint, by Thomas Burford. (Expert small neat repairs touching image area). 9 5/8 x 13 3/4 inches. 10 1/8 x 14 inches. Framed. A fine early image of a horse dealer at work. One from a series of twelve racing scenes after Seymour, all mezzotinted by Burford. Cf. Lane British Racing Prints p.164; cf. Mellon British Sporting and Animal Prints p.156; cf. Schwerdt II, p.160; cf. Siltzer p.247

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        L'orpheline angloise, ou histoire de Charlotte Summers, imitée de l'anglois de M. N**** par Mr. de la Place.

      chez Rollin fils,, "Londres et se trouve ? Paris" [probably printed in Paris] 1752 - A rare edition of the French translation of The history of Charlotte Summers; the first imitation of Henry Fielding's Tom Jones (1749) and translated by Fielding's own French translator. The work is occasionally, though not securely, attributed to Sarah Fielding. L'orpheline angloise had first appeared the previous year also with a (false) Londres imprint. ESTC lists a total of 5 copies only for the two editions and no UK copies of our 1752 edition. 4 vols., 12mo (135 × 80 mm.), pp. [ii], iv, 315, [1]; [ii], 328; [ii], 282; [ii], 345, [1] (blank), including engraved titles to each vol. (signed Charpentier) plus 4 engraved plates (one in each volume), signed P. Aveline. Paper flaw or tear to pp. 185-188 in vol. 4, across much of each of the two leaves but with no loss of text. Nineteenth-century quarter calf, flat spines, gilt in an attractive "romantique" style. Slightly rubbed. A very good copy. [Not in COPAC.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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