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        The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, called the Magnificent (2 Bde., compl.). Beinhaltet auch: Poesie des Magnificio Lorenzo de Medici, tratta da testi a penna della Libreria Mediceo-Laurenziana..

      4, Bd. I.: Fronti., Titelblatt m. Kupferstich, XXVI, 1 Bl, 320 S., Appendix 136 S., 5 Kupferstiche jeweils am Kapitelanfang und einer am Ende des 5 Kapitels, 1 blattgrosser Kupferstich. Bd. II: Titelblatt m. Kupferstich, 312 S., 5 Kupferstiche jeweils am Kapitelanfang und einer am Ende des 10 Kapitels. Poesie: 48 S. Appendix 111 S., Index 11 S., Ldr. der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rücken und Rückenvergoldung., Minimal berieben. Deckel u. Vors m Leimschatten, wenige Seiten mit kleinen Stockflecklein - insgesam ein sehr schönes Exemplar The second edition, corrected. Exlibris von William Danby En Dieu est tout a. Vorsatz, ebenso Namenszug desselben: W. Danby, Swinton. Der II. Band beinhaltete die Poesie Lorenzos mit eigenständiger Paginierung. - William Roscoe (1753-1831), Historiker, kämpfte gegen die Sklaverei und deen SKlavenhandel. Sein Werk über Lorenzo de Medici wurde mehrfach aufgelegt und ins Franz. Ital. und Deutsche übersetzt. Die Kupferstiche sind von Matthew Houghton ( 1768-1821).- William Danby (1752 -1833), englischer Schriftsteller der das Haus seiner Familein in Swinton Park in gotischem Stil erneuern liess. Ausserdem liess er sich Stonehenge nachbauen. 1829 schrieb der Schriftsteller Robert Southey: "The most interesting person whom I saw during this expedition was Mr. Danby of Swinton Park, a man of very large fortune, and now very old.

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        The Works Of Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, And Lord High Chancellor Of England, In Three Volumes. To Which Is Prefixed, A Life Of The Author, By Mr. Mallet.

      London: D. Midwinter, W. Innys, D. Browne, C. Davis, J. And R. Tonson, A. Millar, And J. Ward, 1753. First Edition Thus . Hardcover. Very Good. Frontispieces, Illustrated Title Pages, Tailpieces. Xxxv, [V],762; Viii, [Ii], 614, [Liii]; Xx, 750. [Xxxviii, With Errata T Bottom Of Last Page]. Full Calf, 6 Bands, Red And Black Morocco Spine Labels. A Revision And Enlargement Of The 1740 "Works". Gilt Rules On Boards. Very Elaborate Engraved Bookplates Of Assheton Curzon / Hagley Farm; Later Interesting But Pseudo-Armorial Bookplates Of Claire Allen. No Marks. Bindings Worn, Fraying At Corners Chipping To Spine Ends, Jonts Cracked But Holding Well By Cords. Page Block Square, Retaining Binders Polish To Edges Of Page Block. Pages Clean, In Excellent State, Light Foxing To Some Pages Of Volume Ii But Almost Entirely Confined To The Lower Margin Beneath The Printed Area. International Postage At Usps Insured Box Rate; Additional Charge For Us Shipment Also.

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        Traité des diamants et des perles où l'on considère leur importance, on établit des règles certaines pour en connaître la juste valeur, et l'on donne la vraie méthode de les tailler. On y trouve aussi des observations curieuses, également utiles aux négociants, et aux voyageurs et qui intéressent même la politique

      Paris: Debure l'aîné ; N. Tillard à Sint Benoit, 1753. First French edition, translated by Chappotin S. Laurent, of the Royal Library, Paris. With 10 engraved plates. [8], [xxxvi], 104 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Recent full dark calf, red morocco spine label. Fine. First French edition, translated by Chappotin S. Laurent, of the Royal Library, Paris. With 10 engraved plates. [8], [xxxvi], 104 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. First edition in French of a book originally published in English in 1750, describing "how diamonds and pearls can be evaluated on the basis of the factors of size (or weight) and style of cut, with allowances being made in the case of diamonds where cut stones depart from the 'ideal' proportions that were accepted as standard in Jeffries' time. These proportions are radically different from those now considered acceptable because they were based less on the production of maximum brilliance than on retention of the greatest amount of weight from the cutting of a typical octahedral diamond crystal" (Sinkankas). The plates show the proportions and facet patterns cut diamond, as well as rose cut gems. Sinkankas 3198

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        PFERDE., "L'ecurie de la poste". Blick in einen Stall mit mehreren Pferden, links nimmt ein Bauer einem Pferd den Sattel ab, recht ein Reiter, sowie spielende Kinder mit einer Ziege.

      Kupferstich von Jean Moyreau nach Philipp Wouwerman, dat. 1753, 33 x 45,5 cm. Nagler Bd. XI, S. 47f, Nr. 44. - Die dekorative Darstellung unten mit Inschrift und Wappen. - Mit einem Lichtschatten, in den Rändern gering stockfleckig. Dekorative Graphik, Tiere

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        PFERDE. "L'ecurie de la poste". Blick in einen Stall mit mehreren Pferden, links nimmt ein Bauer einem Pferd den Sattel ab, recht ein Reiter, sowie spielende Kinder mit einer Ziege.

      - Kupferstich von Jean Moyreau nach Philipp Wouwerman, dat. 1753, 33 x 45,5 cm. Nagler Bd. XI, S. 47f, Nr. 44. - Die dekorative Darstellung unten mit Inschrift und Wappen. - Mit einem Lichtschatten, in den Rändern gering stockfleckig.

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        \"L`ecurie de la poste\". Blick in einen Stall mit mehreren Pferden, links nimmt ein Bauer einem Pferd den Sattel ab, recht ein Reiter, sowie spielende Kinder mit einer Ziege.

       Kupferstich von Jean Moyreau nach Philipp Wouwerman, dat. 1753, 33 x 45,5 cm. Nagler Bd. XI, S. 47f, Nr. 44. - Die dekorative Darstellung unten mit Inschrift und Wappen. - Mit einem Lichtschatten, in den Rändern gering stockfleckig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Dekorative Graphik, Tiere

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        Designs by Mr. R. Bentley, for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray [Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard]

      Printed for R. Dodsley, in Pall Mall, London 1753 - Third State (or edition) of this "landmark in the history of English book-illustration." (Hazen) Imperial quarto ( cut to resemble a folio, for which it is often mistaken): [8]pp,35,[1]ff, with six full-page copper-engraved plates, 13 half-page head- and tail-vignettes, and 6 engraved initials, all by Johann Sebastian Muller and Charles Grignion after drawings by Richard Bentley. (Each poem has a frontispiece, headpiece, initial letter, and tailpiece. Poems printed and foliated on rectos only, 'Explanation of the prints' by Horace Walpole printed on both recto and verso). According to Hazen, "There are three distinct editions dated 1753, but since the wording on the title-page is identical in all three and all three have been sold as first editions, it seems easier to describe the editions and discriminate among them as if they were different states. . . . Discrimination between the other [second and third] editions dated 1753 is simple enough, but their order is not certainly established. . . . The third edition seems to be distinctly less common {calling copies of the first two editions "plentiful"]." Our copy is Hazen's "distinctly less common" third, with "Designs, &c." on half-title; no exclamation marks (though there are semicolons) in the rows of printer's flowers on the third and fourth pages of "Explanation of the prints"; and the letter "p" printed properly throughout p. 26. Elegantly bound in recent vellum over boards, flat spine lettered in blind, covers with decorative panel role in blind, marbled end papers. A crisp, fresh copy with fine, deep impressions of the plates, very wide margins and clear print throughout. A superb production (The Monthly Review for July, 1753, called it "one of the most elegant publications our country hath produced for some years past: whether we consider the beauty of the printing, the genius that appears in the designs for the cuts, or the masterly execution of most of the engravings."). Rothschild 1063. Hazen (Walpole) 42. Stokes, p. 43. Northup 178. Bland, p. 219. NCBEL II, 579. In 1750, after inadvertently permitting Gray's Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard to be pirated from a manuscript version he had circulated among friends, Walpole saw the authorized version through the press. He then persuaded Gray to allow publication of his remaining poems in an edition illustrated by Bentley. But Gray, who was famously modest, agreed only on condition that the book not be regarded as a collection of poems, and that "Designs" precede "Poems" in the title. Gray wrote to the publisher on 12 February 1753, "I desire it may be understood (which is the truth) that the Verses are only subordinate & explanatory to the Drawings ?" The elegant rococo result was Designs by Mr. R. Bentley, for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray. According to Bland, "This exciting book . . . contains perhaps the first hint in book illustration of the Gothic Revival. . . ., the big engravings surrounded by curious borders reminiscent of the 'scatter borders' in fifteenth-century manuscripts." The six poems are: Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard; Ode on the Spring; Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes; Ode on a distant Prospect of Eton College; A Long Story, and Hymn to Adversit, the last two of which appear here for the first time. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works Of Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, And Lord High Chancellor Of England, In Three Volumes. To Which Is Prefixed, A Life Of The Author, By Mr. Mallet.

      D. Midwinter, W. Innys, D. Browne, C. Davis, J. And R. Tonson, A. Millar, And J. Ward, London 1753 - Xxxv, [V],762; Viii, [Ii], 614, [Liii]; Xx, 750. [Xxxviii, With Errata T Bottom Of Last Page]. Full Calf, 6 Bands, Red And Black Morocco Spine Labels. A Revision And Enlargement Of The 1740 "Works". Gilt Rules On Boards. Very Elaborate Engraved Bookplates Of Assheton Curzon / Hagley Farm; Later Interesting But Pseudo-Armorial Bookplates Of Claire Allen. No Marks. Bindings Worn, Fraying At Corners Chipping To Spine Ends, Jonts Cracked But Holding Well By Cords. Page Block Square, Retaining Binders Polish To Edges Of Page Block. Pages Clean, In Excellent State, Light Foxing To Some Pages Of Volume Ii But Almost Entirely Confined To The Lower Margin Beneath The Printed Area. International Postage At Usps Insured Box Rate; Additional Charge For Us Shipment Also. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        List of Jews Naturalized in British Colonies Called For During 1753 Citizenship Debate

      1753 - List of Number of Jews Naturalized, ca. November 1753. 1 p., 7 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. The 1740 Naturalization Act allowed an easy path to citizenship for Protestant immigrants to the colonies. While Catholics were excluded altogether, the Act exempted Quakers and Jews from part of the required oath and profession of faith. It offered Jewish colonists the first real opportunity for British citizenship. Then, in 1753, a law that opened citizenship to Jews living in England was passed but immediately repealed due to a public anti-Semitic backlash. Opponents then asked for a list of Jews who had attained citizenship since the 1740 Act. This list provides such a summary of Jewish naturalizations in Jamaica and the British American colonies from 1740 to 1752. Despite a push to overturn the 1740 Act, the move to repeal it was decisively defeated in Parliament.This gives the number of Jewish naturalizations in four colonies: 151 in Jamaica from 1740 to 1750, one in South Carolina in 1741 (though names are not listed here, this was Joseph Tobias, who in 1750 became the president of the first synagogue established at Charleston), 26 in New York from 1741 to 1748, and 6 in Pennsylvania from 1747 to 1752. Historical BackgroundIn 1610, James I banned foreign Roman Catholics and Jews from becoming naturalized citizens of England. 130 years later, Parliament passed "An Act for Naturalizing such foreign Protestants and others therein mentioned, as are settled or shall settle in any of His Majesty's Colonies in America." Approved by the King, it became commonly known as the Plantation Act or Naturalization Act of 1740. It allowed Protestants living in any of the British American colonies for seven years to be regarded as "natural-born subjects" of Great Britain. The act also required payment of two shillings and profession of the Christian faith, with exceptions for Quakers and Jews. The former could affirm rather than swear to the oath, and Jews did not have to repeat the words, "Upon the true faith of a Christian," which had been required since 1701. This provided the first real opportunity for Jewish colonists to become British citizens.In May 1753, Parliament passed a bill that would allow the approximately 8,000 Jews in Great Britain to become naturalized citizens, "without receiving the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper." "The Act to permit Persons professing the Jewish Religion to be Naturalized by Parliament; and for other Purposes therein mentioned" received royal assent on July 7, 1753. However, the public reacted to the new law with an outburst of antisemitism, and Parliament repealed the act in November. Opponents also asked for a list of all Jews who had become citizens under the 1740 Act. On November 22, Lord Dupplin, one of the Lords of Trade and Plantations, presented to the House a copy of the names as ordered. Two weeks later, a motion to repeal the 1740 Act was debated and defeated, by a vote of 88 to 208. This decisive verdict ended the discussion. The 1740 Act continued to operate until the Revolutionary War caused the British naturalization of American colonists to no longer be relevant.Complete TranscriptList of the Numbers of Jews naturalized in His Majestys Plantations from 1740 to 1752.In JamaicaIn __174035 174116 174214 174329 1744 7 174511 174616 1747 3 1748 5 1749 9 1750 6 151In Jamaica151In South Carolina 17411In South Carolina 1In New York 1740 & 174121 1743 1 1745 1 1746 1 1748 2 26In New York 26In Pennsylvania 1747 1 1749 1 1751 2 1752 2 6In Pennsylvania 6 Total184 Further Historic BackgroundIn 1750, New York had a population of approximately 77,000, including 11,000 African Americans, both free and slave. In the same year, Pennsylvania had 120,000 colonists with only 2,900 slaves and free blacks. South Carolina had 64,000 residents, of whom 39,000 were free and enslaved African Americans. In 1734, Jamaica had 7,600 white and 86,500 enslaved African settlers.Jews naturalized in Jama. (See website for full description)

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        Minéralogie, ou Description générale des substances du Règne Minéral

      1753 - 2 vol. de I. XLVII, (1bl), Paris, Durand & Pissot, 1753, in-8, 2 vol. de I. XLVII, (1bl), 589 (ch. par er. 569), (3)pp. - II. (6), 284, 256pp, 4pl, veau fauve marbré, dos à nerfs ornés, tranches rouges (rel. de l'ép.), 4 planches dépliantes donnant la figure des principaux cristaux, minéraux et "structures" géologiques. PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE de cet ouvrage traduit par le baron d'Holbach qui avait consulté Bernard de Jussieu et G.F. Rouelle pour fixer la nomenclature des minéraux. Ce traité fut publié pour la première fois à Stockholm en 1747. Le traducteur a utilisé pour son travail l'édition allemande de Berlin (1750) dans laquelle Wallérius y donne l'une des premières classifications rationnelles en minéralogie. A l'époque où paraissait cet ouvrage, les ingénieurs français des exploitations minières ne possédaient que des traités allemands, souvent traduits du suédois. Le baron d'Holbach fut l'un des premiers à mettre à leur disposition des textes clairs et accessibles. Coiffes et coins usés, mors en partie fendus [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Designs by Mr. R. Bentley for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray

      London: R. Dodsley, 1753. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 4to in half-sheets (370 x 268 mm). Each leaf printed on one side only. Half-title reading "Drawings, &c." Engraved title vignette, 6 engraved plates, 12 head- and tail-pieces, and 6 historiated initials by J.S. Müller and C. Grignion after Bentley. Contemporary English half deerskin, marbled boards. Binding with some minor wear; some occasional pale spotting. Provenance: John Boyle (1707-1762), 5th Earl of Orrery (bookplate); 1743 Orrery inscription on pastedown; Almeric Hugh Paget (1861-1949), 1st Baron Queenborough (bookplate); purchased from Bernard Quaritch, 1974. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with the half-title reading "Drawings, &c," of this finely-illustrated volume. The plates are by Richard Bentley (1708-1782), a close friend of Walpole's, and are described as "an extraordinary and skilful combination of classical river gods, rococo lightness, and Strawberry Hill Gothic" (Hammelmann and Boase, Book Illustrators in 18th Century England, 1975, p. 14). It was at Gray's insistence that the word "Designs" preceded "Poems" in the title, reflecting his feeling that the text played a subordinate part. The Elegy is the final poem, and "A Long Story" is printed here for the first time. Hazen, Horace Walpole 42; Northup 178; Ray English, p. 4; Rothschild 1061; Stokes, p. 43.

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        A True and exact description of the island of Shetland

      London, 1753. may 14 12mo. 34 pp. "Containing an account of its situation, trade, produce, and inhabitants. Together with an account of the great white herring fishery of that place, and the methods the Dutch use in catching, curing, and disposing of the Herrings they catch there; and the prodigious advantage Britain may receive from thence. With many other curious particulars." The first half of this essay deals with the island, its people, and their customs. The second half deals in detail with the herring fishery. A very nice copy in a later 19th century binding. A Goldsmith-Kress citation on Worldcat shows the author as John Campbell.

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        Medicinisch Chirurgische und Anatomische Wahrnehmungen. Nebst Kupfern und gedoppelten Registern. 2 Bde.

      Rostock, verlegts Johann Christian Koppe, 1753, 4, (48), 1112,(28) pp. 1770, 4, (36), 924, (32) pp., 11 gefaltete Kupferstichtafeln, in zwei Pergamenteinbände der Zeit gebunden frisches Exemplar. Erste Auflage, selten vollständig angeboten der 1190 chirurgisch-anatomischen Wahrnehmungen!"So sehr Heister ein universeller Gelehrter gewesen ist, war er doch in erster Linie ein Chirurg im heutigen Sinne. Die Vorrede zur ersten Auflage seiner "Chirurgie" beginnt er mit den Worten: "Nachdem mich Gott in den Beruff gesetzet, daß ich neben andern zu der edlen Medicin gehörigen Wissenschafften, vomemlich auch die Chirurgie, alswelche billig vor die dem menschlichen Geschlecht allenöthigste Kunst zu halten ist, öffentlich lehren muß..." Nicht zuletzt geht dies aus seinen "Medizinisch chirurgisch anatomischen Wahrnehmungen" hervor, die er 1753 70jährig veröffentlichte. Sie enthalten 680 Kasuistiken mit nachgetragenen Bemerkungen zur Behandlungsmethode und kritischen Vergleichen mit Erfahrungen anderer Autoren. Beispielhaft seine Äußerung zu Schußwunden, bei denen große und tiefe Einschnitte die Entfernung aller widernatürlichen Dinge ermöglichen. Stecke aber die Kugel in der"Hohligkeit des Leibes", lasse man sie darin, indem "dergleichen oft viele Jahre ohne Schaden und Beschwerung getragen worden." Geradezu modernen notärztlichen Auffassungen entspricht Heisters Kampf für den Kaiserschnitt an der Toten. "Quem non servasti, si potuisti, illum occidisti." Daß ihn in Helmstedt ein Mann zu erschießen drohte, sollte er es wagen, die verstorbene Schwester zu öffnen, ist für uns nicht überraschend.Heisters besonderes Interesse für - im Gegensatz zu Ambroise Pare unverzierte - chirurgische Instrumente verführte ihn nicht dazu, bloß in deren Vielzahl Vorteile zu sehen, jedoch betonte er die Notwendigkeit, für jede chirurgische Maßnahme das richtige Werkzeug zur Hand zu haben. "Ich halte mit denen geschicktesten Wund-Aerzten dafür, dass bei einer jeden wundarzigen Verrichtung die Art, welche mit wenigen und einfachen Werkzeugen gut kann verrichtet werden derjenigen vorzuziehen sey, welche mit einer großen und schwer anzustellenden Gerätschaft muss verrichtet werden." (125. Wahrn.) Die Bedeutung Heisters für die Chirurgie, die uns ihn als "Praeceptor Chirurgiae" verstehen und ehren läßt, entspricht nicht nur unserer späteren Würdigung, sondern ist in Heisters eigener Absicht begründet. Die Entfernung der Chirurgie aus der medizinischen Wissenschaft hemmte ihre notwendige Entwicklung. Heisters epochale Leistung besteht vornehmlich darin, daß er diesen Mangel erkannt und den Weg gefunden hat, ihn zu beseitigen. Die Mittel der Medizin sind für ihn "Diät- oder Lebens-Ordnung, Medicamenten und Chinirgie als die drey Haupt-Seulen der Medicin"." Jürgen Probst, L. Heister, Unfallchirurgie 10 (1984), 1-8 (Nr. 1) "Ueber die Fortsetzung starb er hinweg, sodass Professor Cappel in Helmstädt dieselben herausgab, nicht gerade zur Ehre des seligen Herrn, denn die meisten (der 510) Beobachtungen von 1721-1758 waren etwas flüchtig und unvollständig aufgezeichnet." Georg Fischer, Chirurgie vor 100 Jahren (1876), p.161

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        A narrative of some proceedings in the management of Chelsea Hospital, as far as relates to the appointment and dismission of Samuel Lee, surgeon.

      London: W. Owen 1753 - 8vo., 95 + (1)pp., recent marbled boards lettered on spine. A very good, crisp copy. First edition. An account of the controversial dismissal of Samuel Lee, a surgeon who claimed great success in the treatment of a neglected area of medicine: 'Tho' various branches of surgery have of late years been greatly improv'd in this kingdom, yet the treatment of ruptures seems entirely to have escaped the attention of our ablest practitioners; and a malady so general as well as grievous has been suffered to become the province of quacks, impostors, instrument-makers, &c.'. In fact Lee himself was judged a quack by his colleagues at Chelsea Hospital, most notably William Cheselden, widely regarded as one of the greatest surgeons of his day, who refused to acknowledge the efficacy of Lee's procedures, for which he was receiving large amounts of government money. This pamphlet was published in Lee's defence, and it seems probably that he wrote it himself. The test, though one-sided, provides a good view of the workings of hospital administration in the mid-18th century. A quite different version of the affair is provided in A True Account of All the Transactions . as far as relates to Samuel Lee, Surgeon> published by John Ranby and Caesar Hawkins, two other prominent doctors involved in the dispute. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection Of The Sufferings Of The People Called Quakers

      Set of 2 Volumes, 1st Editions, Luke Hinde, London, 1753. "For the testimony of a good conscience, from the time of their being first distinguished by the name in the year 1650, to the time of the act, commonly called the Act of Toleration, granted to Protestant dissenters in the first year of the reign of King William the third and Queen Mary, in the year 1689, taken from original records and other authentick accounts"; 1474 pages in total; Leather-Bound Hardbacks: full brown calf, spine panelled and decorated in gilt, red and black lettering-pieces, folio; Calf rubbed, top board to volume 1 detached, other hinges tender, previous owner's inscription to front free end-papers, text uncut and clean, an attractive set.

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        Historische beschrijvinge van Culemborg, behelzende een naemlijst der heeren van Bosichem, benevens der heeren en graeven van Culemborg gesproten uit de aloude graeven van Teysterband [...] mitsgaders een beschrijvinge van de stad Culemborg. 2 dln. in 1 (halfleren) bd. Utrecht 1753. Geïll., 716 p.

      Compleet exemplaar, onder meer geïllustreerd met een grote wapenkaart en een panorama-gezicht op de stad.

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        Cours de mathématique. Première [-Troisieme] Partie. Par M. Camus, De l'Académie Royale des Sciences, Examinateur des Ingénieurs, Professeur & Sécrétaire Pérpetuel de l'Académie Royale d'Architecture, Honoraire de l'Académie de Marine. Nouvelle édition

      A Paris : De l'Imprimerie de Ballard, Seul Imprimeur du Roi pour la Musique, & Noteur de la Chapelle de Sa Majesté [t. I-II] : Chez Durand (D,après la Copie de l'Imprimerie Royale) [t. III (2 v.)], MDCCLIII- MDCCLIX 1753 - [i.e. 1753-1759].- // [Para pedidos desde fuera de España, por favor, consulte las condiciones de venta y envío, tipo A. / For orders to be delivered outside Spain, please, let you see our sale and shipping terms, type A. / Pour les commandes à livrer hors d'Espagne, s'il vous plait, voyez les conditions de vente et de livraison, type A.].- // 3 t. en 4 vols., 8º, (215x137mm).- Vol. I: VIII, [2], 478 p.; sign.: a6, A-Ff8, Gg7; 1 grabado desplegable (6 figuras).- Vol. II: VI, 568 p.; sign.: [a]4, A-Mm8, Nn4; 25 grabados desplegables (407 figuras).- Vol.III.: XX, 375 p.; sign.: a8, b2, A-Z8, Aa6 [Aa5 y Aa6, blancas]; 1 + 28 grabados desplegables (8 + 199 figuras).- Vol. IV: VIII, 459 p.; sign.: a4, A-Ff8 [Ff7 y Ff8, blancas]; 36 grabados desplegables (212 figuras); adornos tipográficos diferentes en portada de cada volúmen; frisos y adornos tipográficos al principio y fin de cada capítulo.- // Encuadernación en plena piel de época; lomo cuajado, con cinco nervios y doble tejuelo; cortes tintados en rojo; papel grueso.- Planos algo abombados y con partes de la piel blanquecina por humedad antigua; pequeños arreglos en puntas y cortes; numeración de los tomos manuscrita en los cortes. Vol. 1: Escritura y dibujos en los planos, y en las guardas; tejuelo parcialmente perdido; borrón en p. 26-27; mancha en margen lateral de p. 66; rastro de haber tenido moho en algunas páginas del centro del tomo; grabado desplegable del final con la tabla de Pitágoras manuscrita en el verso; papel manoseado. Vol. 2: Plano delantero rozado, guardas delanteras desprendidas; leves desperfectos en el margen o en el pliegue de cuatro de los grabados y algunas pequeñas manchas de tinta, afectando solo en plancha XII. Vol. 3: Algunas manchas pequeñas dispersas; rotura del papel en margen lateral de p. 161, afectando a una apostilla. Vol. 4: Plano trasero marcado con rayaduras de figuras geométricas; borrón en margen lateral de p. 17; punta inferior de p. 273, perdida; pequeño cerco de antiguo de humedad en margen superior a partir de la p. 405.- // Proc.: Exlibris manuscrito en guarda delantera de tomos I y II, 'Le chevalier de Valentin'.- // Refs.: Murhard, I, 52 (para la 1ª ed. ).- // Elaborado como la cumbre de su larga carrera como profesor de Matemáticas para ingenieros, Charles Camus, miembro de las academias francesas de Ciencias y de Arquitectura, publicó su Curso de Matemáticas cumplida la edad de 50 años, entre 1749 y 1752. Aun así, le dió tiempo a ver en la calle dos reimpresiones, la que ofrecemos, debida a una iniciativa de la Academia de Ciencias en febrero de 1753, y una tercera, publicada entre 1764 y 1767. (Además, en 1768 se inció la cuarta edición). En 1765 fue admitido en la Royal Society londinense y quien ocupó su lugar, a su muerte, como geómetra de la Academia de Ciencias, fue D'Alembert. El curso de matemáticas se divide en tres partes: Aritmética, Geometría teórica y práctica, y Mecánica estática. Ejemplar completo, aunque deslucido, con todos los volúmenes de la misma edición, con los 91 grabados desplegables que contienen las 824 figuras apeladas en el texto. Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Designs by Mr. R. Bentley for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray

      London: R. Dodsley, 1753. 4to in half-sheets (370 x 268 mm). Each leaf printed on one side only. Half-title reading "Drawings, &c." Engraved title vignette, 6 engraved plates, 12 head- and tail-pieces, and 6 historiated initials by J.S. Müller and C. Grignion after Bentley. Contemporary English half deerskin, marbled boards. Binding with some minor wear; some occasional pale spotting. Provenance: John Boyle (1707-1762), 5th Earl of Orrery (bookplate); 1743 Orrery inscription on pastedown; Almeric Hugh Paget (1861-1949), 1st Baron Queenborough (bookplate); purchased from Bernard Quaritch, 1974. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with the half-title reading "Drawings, &c," of this finely-illustrated volume. The plates are by Richard Bentley (1708-1782), a close friend of Walpole's, and are described as "an extraordinary and skilful combination of classical river gods, rococo lightness, and Strawberry Hill Gothic" (Hammelmann and Boase, Book Illustrators in 18th Century England, 1975, p. 14). It was at Gray's insistence that the word "Designs" preceded "Poems" in the title, reflecting his feeling that the text played a subordinate part. The Elegy is the final poem, and "A Long Story" is printed here for the first time. Hazen, Horace Walpole 42; Northup 178; Ray English, p. 4; Rothschild 1061; Stokes, p. 43. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

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        Zee-rechten, inhoudende dat oudste en hoogste water-recht dat de gemeene kooplieden en schippers hebben gemaakt in Wisbuy (...) en het tractaat van avaryen gemaakt by Quintijn Weytsen. Amsterdam, v. Rysschooten, 1753.

      4°, geheel perkament uit de tijd, (8)+160+8+(40)+(16)+40 pag.C2875."In deze band ook opgenomen (met eigen paginering en signering): Copye tol-rollen in den Orizond; Nieuwe Ordonnantie ende instructie van de Staten van Hollant (...) beroerende het stuck van de Pilotage; Tractaet van Avaryen; Ordonnantie der Kamer van Assuerantie en avarye der steden Amsteldam (...). D.m.v. overgeplakte strookjes met de naam Van Rysschooten en jaartal 1753, heruitgave van vroegere edities, verschenen bij Van der Stolk in Amsterdam in 1727 en 1740."

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        The case of the Governor and Company of Merchants of England trading to the Levant Seas

      n.p. [but London?] n.d. [1753?]. folio bifolium, 3 + (1)pp., with docket title, recently well bound in cloth, spine gilt lettered . A very good crisp copy. Apparently rare. ESTC finds two copies at BL + one at Guildhall but none elsewhere. Kress (4688) and Goldsmiths (8049) do list copies, however, but both suggest 1744 as the date of publication. Hanson 5789. The Levant (or Turkey) Company is here responding to the proposed legislation then before Parliament and which was enacted in 1754 as An Act for enlarging and regulating the trade into the Levant seas.> The Levant Company 'had never been an exclusive or oppressive monopoly such as the East India or Greenland Company was, but on the contrary was based on the assertion of the inestimable liberty of trade. Every merchant who could pay the required entrance fee was of right admitted a member, and was then entitled to trade on his own account'. [Palgrave III, p.595]. The 1754 Act opened up the trade even further, all English merchants paying £20 for admission to its rights and privileges. [bound with], [LEVANT OR TURKEY COMPANY]> An historical view of the conduct and proceedings of the Turky Company.> n.p. [London?], n.d. [1753?]. folio, 11 + (1)pp., with drophead title on p.1 and caption title on final page. A very good crisp copy. Apparently rare, ESTC locating copies only at BL + Durham and at Harvard (Kress) + Huntington + Yale (Beinecke). Kress S.3701 (but suggesting a 1744 date): not in Goldsmiths nor in James Ford Bell. Annotated in ink in a contemporary hand just below the docket title: '2d reading of the Turkey Bill is Tuesday the 13th March>'. [bound with], [LEVANT OR TURKEY COMPANY]> A Bill for enlarging and regulating the trade into the Levant seas.> n.p. [but London,] n.d. [1740 or 1753?]. folio, 7 + (1)pp., with drophead title on A1 and docket title on final page. ESTC finds this issue, with 'prenticeships' catchword on page 1, at BL only. (Other issues tentatively dated 1741 and 1744 are located at the National Archives and at Huntington). In fact the Bill, evidently drafted in 1740-1744, was not enacted then, but was reintroduced in Parliament on 5 March 1753 and subsequently enacted as Public General Act 26 Geo.II.c.18. The 1740s saw significant decline in the Levant Company's trade at the same time as the French Levant Company was thriving. 'The decline of the Company's trade, however, was not due solely to external causes. In some respects the Company had itself to blame. In the first place, the charges levied by the Levant Company were so high that at times a Dutch merchant could export goods from Turkey to Holland and thence to England, where he could undersell the Company. Then again, the fact that in the first half of the eighteenth century members were not allowed to send their goods by private ships, but were compelled to use 'general shipping', often seems to have resulted in delays and restrictions of trade. It was indeed alleged that 'general shipping' was what in modern colloquial terms would be called a racket - that it enabled the rich merchants who controlled the Company to hamper their smaller competitors in the despatch of goods. It is, indeed, clear that in spite of the terms of the Charter, the Company was becoming more exclusive and in 1744 a Bill was introduced in the House of Commons not only to prohibit 'general shipping', but also to enlarge the membership of the Company. It was rejected in the House of Lords, but a Bill on similar lines was passed in 1753.' [Sir Percival Griffiths, A Licence to Trade: a history of the English chartered companies.> 1974, p.55].

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        Homoseksualiteit, Sodomie, Nijmegen. 18e eeuw.,.

      "Een juridisch dossier met een bindend advies (advijs decisoir) door de juristen R. van Brienen en B.H. Cremer gedateerd 30 mei 1753 betreffende een zaak tussen Fr. A. Veldcamp 'koster van de Broederkerk binnen Nijmegen en 2 officieren Justus Fr. van Borkensteijn en Johan Fr. Chr. Stumpel. De aanklager is Mr. Engelbart de Man. Tevens genoemd in het stuk verklaringen van E.S. Havercamp, predikant te Nijmegen; Rudolf Muller, adjudant in het tweede bataljon van de heer Luitenant Generaal Sturler; De heer Winclair, onder-luitenant in het regiment van de heer Burmania.Folio 42 pp handschrift, goed leesbaar. De officier Borkesteijn heeft Mr. Veldcamp onder valse voorwendselen naar zijn huis laten komen. Hij werd gedwongen geld te geven wegens gokschulden. Na een klap in het gezicht werd Veldcamp beschuldigd van onzedelijk gedrag: je hebt mij naer de Broeck getast en dreigde hij hem te vermoorden met zijn zwaard als hij geen schuldbekentenis wilde tekenen. Een nieuwe bezoeker, Mr. Stumpel, eist hetzelfde van hem nadat hij Veldcamp in elkaar had geslagen. Ze dwongen Veldcamp een brief te ondertekenen waarin hij hen erkentelijk is dat zij: hem van den kwaaden weg der Sodomiterije hadden afgehouden. In de rechtszaak volgen meerdere beschuldigingen en beschrijvingen van homosexueel gedrag door Veldcamp. M14529".

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        The analysis of beauty. Written with a view of fixing the fluctuating ideas of taste. By William Hogarth.

      xxii, [2], 153, [2]p + 2 folding plates. Contemporary calf, worn, and with the front board detached.The leaf "Figures referr'd to in the book", bound before the title-page. This leaf was printed shortly after some copies were distributed to subscribers; an advertisement in the Public advertiser, 17 December 1753, states: "Those gentlemen who subscribed for the above work, and have already received it, are desired to send to the author for an additional leaf, which is intended for the more easy finding such passages in the book, as relate to the figures in the prints." The leaf is found bound in various places in the book, not always at the end. According to Paulson, (R. Paulson. Hogarth's graphic works. Rev. ed. New Haven and London, 1970, p. 220, "The prints were first distributed to subscribers or sold separately around the date given in the publication line" (i.e. about 5 March 1753). The subscription ticket and various advertisements for the work state that the prints are "fit to frame for furniture" though they were clearly intended to be issued with the book. Paulson also states: "All the subscribers copies of the book I have seen lack the folded-in plates" (noting one exception, Horace Walpole's copy). A print, "Columbus breaking the egg", was used as the subscription ticket for the work; either the ticket or a later state of the print, with the subscription information removed and a publication line added (1 December 1753), is found as a frontispiece in some copies, but is not present in this copy. Final leaf lists, "Prints publish'd by W. Hogarth, and are to be had at his house in Leicester Fields".

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        Der Europäische Herold welcher in Vier Haupt-Handlungen alle Käyserthum/Königreiche Freye Staaten und Freye Fürstenthümer ... nach ihren materialischen Beschaffenheiten/Lagen/Gräntzen/Ahrthafftig-und Fruchtbarkkeiten/ Sitten und Manieren der Völcker/ deren Gewerbe und Maximen/ Fürnemlich aber nach der Allerhöchst-Höchst und Hohen Monarchen und Regenten Respective Stamm- und Verwantschafften/ Tituln, Wapen, ... kürtzlich und aufrichtig vorträgt/ und in einem Anhange Vielerhand ... Uhrkunden/Wechselschreiben/Verträge/Bündniße ... mittheilet.

      6 Bl., 1753 S., 41 Bl. 33,5 x 20 cm Pergamentband Vollständiger Titel siehe Foto. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, Vignetten. Druck von Nisius für Hoffmann in Franckfurt und Leipzig, Pergamentband der Zeit mit altem handschriftlichen Rückentitel ( etwas berieben und bestoßen, Läsur am Kapital alt, laienhaft restauriert, etwas gebräunt, Deckel etwas gewellt. Frontispiz im Rand hinterlegt, nur teilweise leicht gebräunt.- Erste Ausgabe der Umarbeitung des Werkes "Der iztregierenden Welt große Schaubühne", das 1675 ebenfalls unter dem Pseudonym "von Franckenberg" gedruckt wurde. - ADB XLIV 735f. - Der Verfasser war Ritter des Heiligen Römischen Reiches und Königlich polnischer und Kurfürstlich sächsischer Geheimer Rat. - "Zech war ein entschiedener Absolutist sein größtes Werk, eine Umarbeitung der längst vergriffenen 'Schaubühne' verrät und soll auf jeder Seite den Wortführer fürstlicher Machtvollkommenheit verraten" (ADB) , Preis inkl. MwSt. .

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        [1] Biblia, dat is de gansche H. schriftuer des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments, naar de oversettinge van D.M. Lutherus. Amsterdam, gedrukt voor 't consistorie der Luthersche Gemeente, [ca. 1780]. [Gebonden met:] [2] Het boek der psalmen. Amsterdam, Meijer, Strander, Eickhorn, 1779.

      4°, gebonden in geheel leer met twee koperen klampen. [1] (22)+710 (eenzijdig gepagineerd: 355)+(6)+288 (eenzijdig gepagineerd: 144)+168 (eenzijdig gepagineerd: 84)+(2)+340 (eenzijdig gepagineerd: 170), [2] 193+(15)+49 pag. Geillustreerd met gegraveerde titel en 5 uitslaande kaarten. Band en koperwerk in goede staat. Enkele pagina's los. Bijgevoegd als losse blaadjes een compleet exemplaar van P. Martini, Geestelyk zielen vermaak of eenige geestelyke liederen (...) bekwaam om bij de Lutherse bijbels testamenten en psalmboeken te konnen gebonden werden. Amsterdam, H. Brandt, 1753. 8°, 77+(2) pag.B1500

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books: The Thirteenth Edition, with the Last Corrections of the Author, and with Notes and Additions [Blackstone's]

      Complete in four volumes. This edition is only the second edition to include the author's last corrections, along with contributions by Edward Christian (these first appeared in the 12th edition). "A series of lectures delivered by the English jurist Sir William Blackstone at Oxford in 1753 and published as Commentaries on the Laws of England in four volumes between 1765 and 1769, which systematized and clarified the amorphous body of English Law. The Commentaries are the first attempt to state the entire corpus of the Common Law. They were acclaimed internationally and their precepts were applied to the study and Practice of Law in England and the United States. They exerted a tremendous influence on the American bar, both because of their intrinsic value and because they were the only treatises readily available during that period of U.S. history. The Commentaries were the primary reference tools for lawyers and judges until the nineteenth century because the appellate courts in America did not regularly submit their opinions for publication in bound volumes. Although there were court reporters, their records of decisions were incomplete and sporadic;and few attorneys could afford a comprehensive library. Since the common law of England was incorporated into the legal systems of the colonies, Blackstone's summaries rendered the legal system accessible to the entire educated class of the colonies. Dissatisfaction with the common-law restrictions on Freedom of Speech and the press was an important aspect of the burgeoning resentment of English rule; and the knowledge and intellectual stimulation provided by Blackstone thereby played a role in causing the American Revolution. Blackstone's books, which were periodically updated by American editors, constituted a major source of law for approximately fifty years after the American Revolution. The Commentaries are viewed as the most comprehensive summary of the entire body of English law ever compiled by a single author. Their clarity, sophistication, and formality have caused them to be highly regarded. While studying to be a lawyer, Abraham Lincoln reportedly read Blackstone by candlelight. Blackstone did have detractors, however, most notably Thomas Jefferson and Jeremy Bentham, the English Utilitarian philosopher. Jefferson believed that Blackstone and his followers were "Tories" and that he was a negative influence on America in the sense that more attention needed to be devoted to "whiggism" or "republicanism." Bentham criticized Blackstone for his perception that English law needed no improvement and for his imprecise analysis of the historical and social factors underlying systems of justice. Although the Commentaries might seem antiquated by current standards, Blackstone's work represented a tremendous advance in the study of law and played a significant role in the development of the American legal system." (West's Encyclopedia of American Law)KEYWORDS: LAW LEGAL HISTORY JURISPRUDENCE Thirteenth edition. Rear joint of fourth volume just beginning to split, owner bookplate remnants on front endpapers. London: A. Strahan, 1800. Thirteenth Edition. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        "Le guide ou nouvelle description d' Amsterdam; enseignant aux voyageurs et aux negoçians son origine, ses agrandissemens & son etat actuel; sa splendeur, son commerce, & la description de ses edifices, rues, ports, canaux, ponts, ecluses, etc. [...] nouvelle edition ... Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier & Covens Junior, 1772".

      Gebonden in half leer, 8 + 332 + [19] p., ill. Rug beschadigd en los. Lit: Nijhoff / Van Hattum 121."Deze uitgave bevat ongeveer dezelfde tekst als die van 1753, maar is geheel anders geïllustreerd. De 22 prenten zijn groter van formaat, ca 17 x 20 cm en gesigneerd door o.a. H. Stopendaal, P. van Call, I. Smit en B. de Bakker. Ze stellen voor: een plattegrond, de Oude Kerk, de Nieuwe Kerk, “de groote capel van buyten in de Calverstraat”, de Zuiderkerk, de Westerkerk, de Lutherse kerk aan het Spui, de nieuwe Lutherse kerk, de “Portugeese Joode kerk”, het Diakonieweeshuis, het “besjeshuys aan den Binnen Amstel”, de Haarlemmerpoort, de Leidse poort, de Utrechtse poort, de Muiderpoort, de beurs, ‘s lands zeemagazijn, het Oost-Indisch huis, de kraan in het IJ bij de Kraansluis, gezicht van de Amstelsluis naar buiten, het stadhuis en de grote zaal in het stadhuis."

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        Das Neue Testament zum Wachsthum in der Gnade und der Erkanntniss des Herrn Jesu Christi nach dem revidirten Grundtext ubersetzt und mit dienlichen Anmerkungen begleitet.

      Stuttgart: Johann Benedict Metzler, 1753. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Full calf. xlvi, 1016pp. Frontispiece, marbled endpapers. Very good. Binding worn, especially along spine, and with a bit of chipping at head and tail of spine, but nevertheless quite tight and handleable and overall attractive; inner front flyleaf bears contemporary ink notations dated Leipzig 1769. First of this edition of this important translation. Lutheran theologian Bengel was born in Germany in 1687 and died in 1752.

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        Cinquanta detti ... esposti in altrettanti sonetti dedicati all'illustrissimo, e reverendissimo monsignore Gioachino Domenico Radicati dell'ordine de' predicatori vescovo d'Alghero ec. ec. ec.Saluzzo, Giovandomenico Bodoni, 1786. 4to. With woodcut vignette on title-page and a few rococo decorated titling capitals. Contemporary paper wrappers.

      Not in Brooks; Wittock, Bodoni; cf. ICCU (1753 & 1785 eds. by other printers); KVK & WorldCat (eds. by other printers). Unrecorded (Giovandomenico) Bodoni edition of a rare collection of 50 proverbs and their explanation in the same number of sonnets, by the Italian Franciscan Friar Minor Giuseppe da Copertino (1603-1663). It was printed by the Bodoni family printing office in Saluzzo, where the teenage Giambattista (1740-1813) discovered his late grandfather's punchcutting and typefounding materials about thirty years earlier and took his first steps toward becoming one of greatest names in the history of printing and punchcutting worldwide. With an early owner's name on the wrapper: "D Ferd[inando] Fracchia". Some of the sewing has come loose, so that the centre bifolium of the first quire is detached, but the book is otherwise in very good condition and has very large margins.

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        Recueil des Plans, elevations et coupes, tant géométriques qu'en perspective, des châteaux, jardins et dépendances que le Roi de Pologne occupe en Lorraine

      Paris, François 1753 - 3 volumes in-plano (66,5 X 51,3 cm), demi-maroquin rouge, coins, dos janséniste à six nerfs (relié vers 1850). Edition originale de cet important ouvrage, considéré comme le plus beau livre d'architecture. Le Roi Louis XV aurait dit au Roi de Pologne, Stanislas : "Mon père, vous êtes mieux logé que moi". Illustré de vignettes gravées et bien complet des 75 plans et vues avec personnages gravés à l'eau-forte par Jean-Charles François. Emmanuel Héré (1753-1763) fut l'élève puis le disciple de Germain Bordeaux, architecte du château de Lunéville, avant d'être nommé lui-même premier architecte du Roi Stanislas en 1737. Parmi ses principaux travaux, Héré édifia les bâtiments et ornemments des Bosquets à Lunéville, acheva l'Eglise de Bonsecours à Nancy, le château de Malgrange, l'aménagement du château de Commercy, construisit le château d'Einville et rebâtit le château de Chanteheux devant lequel Louis XV, ébloui par les merveilles de Stanislas, se serait exclamé : -Mon père, vous êtes mieux logé que moi". De 1750 à 1753, Héré érigea ce qui deviendra la Place Royale de Nancy, véritable chef d'oeuvre de la Lorraine du XVIIIème siècle, renommée Place Stanislas. Le Recueil des Plans, élévations et coupes (1753), constitue L'un des grands témoins de la Lorraine de Stanislas Leczinski. Bibliographies : Cohen - de Ricci, col. 485. Berlin Kat. 2511. Exemplaire en bon état interieur mais défauts d'usage à la reliure (coins, coiffes en particulier). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nytt förråd af äldre och nyare handlingar rörande nordiska historien. Första-femte stycket.

      - Stockholm, Jacob Merckell, 1753-(54). 4:o. 272 s.+ utvikbar grav. plansch. Titelbladet med grav. vinjett. Lätta lagerfläckar mot slutet, annars ren inlaga. Sidorna 253-4 och 255-6 med äldre papperslagning i marginalen. Enkelt hkbd från mitten av 1800-talet. Warmholtz 8888. Allt som utkom, och med de två mycket sällsynta arken till det femte häftet (slutar med kustoden ?Anno?), vilka aldrig utgavs! Faksimilplanschen är graverad av J. Gillberg. Utgivare var Bengt Bergius, David Ståhl och Jöns Lind, vilka bildade ett informellt historiskt sällskap. P.g.a. oenighet inom sällskapet avbröts dock arbetet i förtid och Bergius forsatte på egen hand genom ?Små-saker til nöje och tidsfördrif? och ?Allahanda? sin utgivning av historiska dokument. Intressant urkundsamling med aktstycken från 1500- och 1600-talen med lärda och skarpsinniga inledningar (Bring). Det som utkom av femte stycket innehåller fortsättningen från fjärde stycket av: ?Laurentii Petri Gothi beskrifning om k. Eric XIV:des kröning i Upsala, 1561.?

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        Historisch-critische Nachrichten von verstorbenen Gelehrten und deren Schriften, insonderheit aber denienigen, welche in d. allerneuesten Ausgabe d. Jöcherischen Allgemeinen Gelehrten-Lexicons übergangen ...

      Cöthen, Cörner, 1753 - 1756. Bd. 1- 2, je. 3 Tl. 735,768 S. Klein 8°. Pappband der Zeit, berieben Mit handschriftl. Erläuterung zum Autor u. altem Stempel. Mit ca. 30 S. Register nach jedem Teil. Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        The Ruins Of Palmyra, Otherwise Tedmor, In The Desart.

      

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        A Proposal for Making an Effectual Provision for the Poor, for Amending their Morals, and for Rendering them useful Members of the Society. To which is added, A Plan of Buildings proposed with proper Elevations. Drawn by an Eminent Hand

      London: Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, 1753. Later 3/4 calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, with the elaborate plan and its explanation; the Taussig copy Fielding's comprehensive proposed reform of the Poor Laws, drawing on his years as a Bow Street magistrate and complementing his 'Enquiry' into the causes of crime, praised by Burn and Eden and presciently anticipating the reforms of the 19th century

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        Taxonomic literature[:] a selective guide to botanical publications and collections with dates, commentaries and types. Second edition.Utrecht, Bohn, Scheltema & Holkema; The Hague, Junk, 1976-1988. 7 volumes. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth.

      Second much expanded edition -- growing from one to seven volumes - of an exhaustive bibliography of the literature on taxonomic botany from 1753 to 1940. "This new edition deals with many more botanists, their books and collections, than the modest volume of 1967. … We now attempt to give more extensive information on the authors by going into more detail with respect to their collections, the biographical literature about them (one aspect of the book now is that it has become a 'bibliography of bibliographies'), and possible further information of use for the systematist or for the historian of botany. We also provide information on outstanding botanical explorers and collectors" (introduction).In very good condition, only some minor rubbing to the ends of the spine, and volume 1 and 2 are subtly rebound (still matching the other volumes), with the original backstrips laid down.

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        Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, Empire de Perse, Pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte.

      , 1753. - Hand-coloured engraved map (560 x 490 mm). Matted. Robert de Vaugondy’s spectacular 1753 map of the Ottoman Empire. Vaugondy maps the empire at its height, with territory spanning from the Black Sea to the southernmost extension of Arabia and west, inclusive of Persia, as far as the Mongol Empire of India. Includes the modern day nations of Turkey, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen, the United Arab Emirates, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Uzbekistan, and Greece. Vaugondy employs all of the latest geographical information of the time incorporating both French and transliterations Arabic place names. This map offers splendid detail throughout inclusive of undersea shoals and reefs in the Red Sea and Persian Gulf, mountain ranges, lakes, rivers, and historical sites. A highly decorative title cartouche showing an Ottoman prince appears in the lower left quadrant. Five distance scales are in the lower right. Drawn by Robert de Vaugondy in 1753 and published in the 1757 issue of his Atlas Universal. Al-Qasimi 168. Al Ankary 353. McMinn 49. Not in Tibbetts.

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        Opera Omnia, Quinque Tomis Comprehensa, CXXVIII Figuris Aeneis Ornata [ct 5 Vols] Emblem Books

      Antwerp: Sumptibus Societatis. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1753. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Large 8vo 8 1/2 x 7". Full leather, patterned boards, gilt decorated spines with raised bands. 128 plates in all including engraved frontispieces and emblems. V. I (44) 361 (14) ; V. II (28) 554 (30) ; V. III (8) 452 (36) ; V. IV (44) 463 (32) ; V. V (16) 626 (21). In Latin. Ginther was a Bavarian Catholic pastor and author, living most of his life in Biberbach. He was the author of several popular theological works, two of which were emblem books. The Opera Omnia was issued in several editions after his death, this was the (revised) fourth edition. Some wear to spines otherwise sound with contents bright and clean. 7" x 8.75", 11 pounds. ; 11 .

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        A NEW AND EXACT MAP OF THE ISLAND OF ST. CHRISTOPHER IN AMERICA, ACCORDING TO AN ACTUAL AND ACCURATE SURVEY MADE IN THE YEAR 1753. DESCRIBING THE PARISHES WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE LIMITS, CONTENTS, & CHURCHES, ALSO THE HIGH WAYS, THE SITUATION OF EVERY GENTLEMAN'S PLANTATION.

      London. [1753]. - 4 folio sheets, each approximately 24 x 30 inches, and approximately 48 x 60 inches overall. Original hand coloring of borders. Minor wear and a few short closed tears at edges. Light tanning and scattered faint foxing. Very good. A remarkable example of this rare, important, and mammoth map of the island of St. Christopher, now known as St. Kitts. This copy is preserved as printed, with the sheets untrimmed and unjoined. This highly detailed and well-executed chart depicts the island divided into its parishes, and contains a wealth of early information relating to houses, churches, forts, sugar mills and individual properties. The borders of each parish are outlined in contemporary hand color, and the shores of the island, with bays, ports, shoals, and soundings are delineated with great accuracy. The map is also noteworthy for the level of its inland detail. Beyond the island's capital, Basseterre Town, located at the lower center of the image, the map plots individual houses and plantations, and prints the names of each owner. The title, scale, and dedication to the Lords Commissioners of the navy are drawn in an attractive Baroque style in the upper left corner. An inset depicting the Leeward Island chain, including Montserrat, Antigua, Guadeloupe, and Martinique, and centrally situating St Christopher, is located in the upper right corner. Along each side is printed a list of subscribers, which includes government officials, agencies, and all of the major early planters of the island. At the time this map was produced, St. Christopher was on the way to becoming one of Great Britain's most important sugar-producing colonies in the Caribbean. By the advent of the American Revolution, the island was the richest territory per capita in the Empire. This rise to prosperity and importance in part explains the lavish size and detail of the map. A significant and quite rare map of a key British colonial possession nearing the height of its prominence. We are able to locate copies of this map at just seven other institutions, only three of which are in North America, the William Clements Library, the John Carter Brown Library, and the Library of Congress. TOOLEY, PRINTED MAPS OF ST. KITTS, ST. LUCIA, & ST. VINCENT, 28.

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        De l'esprit des Loix ou du rapport que les loix doivent avoir avec la costitution de chaque gouvernement, les moeurs, le climat, la religion, le commerce, &c. Nouvelle Edition. Revue & corrigée, avec des changemens considérables donnés par l'Auteur

      Chez Barrillot & Fils - Geneve, GINEVRA 1753 - De l'esprit des loix Francese Due volumi dei primi del '700 in 8°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, sul dorso tassello in pelle con cornice e caratteri incisi in oro, pochi segni del tempo, tracce di fioritura sparsa, tagli lievemente bruniti, pagine in buono stato, con marginalia, le prime del I volume poco brunite. Su occhiello di entrambi i volumi talloncino adesivo ex libris "D. Vito Summonte 1827. Frontespizi con magnifica marca tipografica in nero, su quello del I volume anche scritta ex libris D. Vito Summonte 1827". Presentano segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami, eleganti finalini in nero, I volume con prefazione, entrambi hanno la tavola dei libri e dei capitoli. Tomi I e II della collana De l'Esprit des loix. Nuova edizione, rivista e corretta, con notevoli cambiamenti apportati dall'Autore. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Storia degli Arabi sotto il governo de' Califi. tradotta in Italiano da un Pastore Arcade.

      Valvasense,, Venezia, 1753 - Otto volumi di cm. 16,5, pp. 2.000 ca. complessive. Con una grande tabella ripiegata f.t. al primo volume. Solida legatura di poco posteriore in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi lisci con fregi e titoli in oro su tasselli. Tagli colorati. Qualche piccola traccia d'uso, ma esemplare complessivamente genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale della traduzione italiana condotta sull'originale francese del 1750. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memorie Istoriche della fedelissima Città di Capua raccolte da Ottavio Rinaldi patrizio capuano.

      Appresso Giovanni di Simone - Napoli, NAPOLI 1753 - ITALIANO Volume acefalo della metà del XVIII secolo in 4°, stato discreto, della coperta presente solo il piatto inferiore in cartoncino, riparazione con scotch, lettera scritta su piatto inferiore, molti segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, legatura malferma, volume diviso in tre blocchi di pagine, tagli e prime pagine bruniti, danneggiata la prima pagina che presenta due timbri: il primo "Commissario di guerra Isoleri" il secondo si ripete sul margine concavo di pagina 17, gli stessi timbri si ripetono sul margine di piede di excipit, diverse pagine con becca. Il volume ha come inizio la pagina vij della Prefazione. Presenta indice dei capitoli, segnatura dei fascicoli, richiami. Bei capilettera incisi in nero. Solo Tomo I. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Versuch einer pragmatischen Historie von Verträgen und Tractaten eines freyen Staats mit andern benachbarten und fremden Mächten: wobey der zwichen den Königreichen Schweden und Dännemarck, im Jahr 1570. zu Stettin geschlossene Vertrag, als eine Probe angehängt ist: Wie solscher vor achtzehn Jahren von Johann Arckenholtz dahmaligem registrator der. Kön. Schwedischen Reichs-Cantzley entworfen worden: Aus dem Schwedischen, nebst desselben Antwort auf den Brief des Freyherrn von Holberg, zur Beleuchtung der Anmerkungen, die er über die Merckwürdigkeiten, die Königin Christina von Schweden betreffend, gemachtet, aus dem Frantzösischen übersetzt.

      - Kassel, Johann Friedrich Hampen, 1753. 8:o. (2),+ 74, 85-134 s. Fint samtida skinnband, guldornerad rygg med upphöjda bind och svart titelfält, stänkmarmorerade snitt. Liten skada på nedre främre fals. Något mycket litet arbete har troligen tagits ur bandet. Ur Joh. Ax. Almquists bibliotek, med hans etikett. Warmholtz 8531 och 4457 not. Första upplagan. Första delen, om traktaterna, skrevs ursprungligen på svenska 1735, men endast den tyska översättningen trycktes. I den tryckta varianten har slutkapitlet ej tagits med. Andra delen är Arckenholtz svar på Holbergs kritik av första delen av ?Memoires concertant la Reine Christine? Svaret utgavs samma år på franska under titeln ?Reponse à la lettre de Mr. le Baron de Holberg? Den föreliggande tyska översättningen utfördes av Reisstein och utkom även separat.

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        Cartas Edificantes, y curiosas, escritas de las Missiones Estrangeras, por algunos missioneros de la Compañía de Jesus

      First Spanish edition of the celebrated collection of Jesuit reports from around the world. This collected publication of letters by Jesuit missionaries represents one of the most important sources of sixteenth to eighteenth-century Jesuit knowledge of the world. As well as reflecting Jesuit missionary activity in the East Indies, the Middle and Far East, the Americas and the Pacific, the Cartas provide us with an idea of the evolution of European knowledge on the Jesuit missions. These publications played a key role in the initiation and development of ideas of the Enlightenment, Voltaire and Montesquieu both acknowledged their debt to the work; Leibniz based his knowledge on its texts when he wrote about the Jesuit mission in China. In terms of the breadth of their scope and the diversity of subjects, the "Letters" belong with the other encyclopaedic works of the Enlightenment. The collection of original texts did much to raise European knowledge and consciousness (especially in France) of non-European cultures, and remains one of our main sources for information on the distant world during this period, especially regarding India, China and Japan, the Philippines and the East Indies, Tibet, Laos, and Vietnam. They are very important for America, and are often cited as sources for the history of early discoveries in both North and South America. Includes the works of Fathers Kino, Salvatierra and Picolo in California, descriptions of the Jesuit Reductions of Paraguay and Moxos of Bolivia, Peralta's comments on Paraguay, Father Niel's letter on Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, Marest's missions in Illinois and amongst the Sioux, the Iroquois by Chollenec, and several others, too lengthy to mention. The array of information on the native tribes of South and North America (Guaranis, Chiriquan, Moxos, Hurons Ottawas, Sioux, Iroquois, Ouiapok, amongst others), their costumes, ethnology, manners, religions, and way of life is probably unsurpassed by any other work published by the 18th century. Extremely significant for China as well, derived from the fascination with everything Chinese in the eighteenth century, from its form of government, the peculiarities of its language, its customs and habits, literature and arts. The information that came with the Jesuits had a great deal to do with the beginnings of the European taste for chinoiserie. Even Du Halde was prompted to write his great work on China - without ever leaving Paris. 'The Constitutions of the Society of Jesus, approved in 1558, decreed that letters between "subjects and superiors" should be exchanged on a regular schedule to foster the spirit of union among the Society's members. Only annual letters were required from the missionaries in Asia because the fleets usually arrived in Europe but once each year. These annual reports, as well as many individual letters, usually wound up in Rome... Edited selections from the annual letters began to be published at Rome in 1583 for the edification of the general public and for the stimulation of interest in the missions. Over the next one hundred and ninety years (1583 to 1773, the date of the dissolution of the Society) the Jesuits created an international intelligence system that could not be rivalled by any of the world's secular powers. Systematic compilations of the letters from throughout the world became the hallmark of the Jesuit publication program in the eighteenth century. These collections were storehouses of information about Asia that have been ransacked by scholars ever since.' (Donald F. Lach, Asia in the Eyes of Europe: Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries, University of Chicago, 1991). Father Charles le Gobien published the first Lettres de quelques missionnaires de la Compagnie de Jésus in 1702, running until 1776. Le Gobien himself put the first eight series together, later ones were by Fathers Du Halde, Patouillet, Geoffroy, and Ambrose Maréchal. The work was translated in whole or in part into Spanish, Italian (18 volumes, 1825-29) and German (seven volumes, 1726-61). The English version of 1743 however was heavily abridged into just two volumes. The last volume is illustrated with thirteen maps of China, California, Syria, Persia, Palestine, Paraguay, the Philippines, Japan, Caroline Islands, Formosa, India, Mexico and others. Rare, completes copies are scarce; no copy has sold at auction in 30 years. Palau, 46343. Sabin, 40705. Borba de Moraes, 162.

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        Arte novissima de lengua mexicana que dictó D.

      Edición de la Viuda de D. Joseph Bernardo de Hogal, México 1753 - "Aztec grammar by a Mexican Native Mexican". 4to. British & Foreign Bible Society stamp on frontend paper; contemporary calf. FIRST EDITION. This very rare grammar was written in Spanish for those who wished to learn the native language of Mexico. The author was a native-born Mexican, very knowledgeable in both the Mexican and Guastecan languages. Text primarily in Spanish and some Nahuatl. *Palau 327485. Sabin 94353. vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) S.P. páginas [Attributes: First Edition]

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