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        Antique Map-GIBRALTAR-SPAIN-FORTRESS-RABBIT-Weege-1753

      - Map : 'Gibraltar met alle zyne Fortificatien en Verbeeteringen tot desselfs Verzeekering.' (Gibraltar with all its Fortifications and improvements for its security.) This plate shows views of the fortifications of Gibraltar, Spain. With extensive legend. Rabbit. Copperplate etchings and/or engravings on a verge type hand laid paper. Watermark with the Amsterdam coat of arms. Age: 1753. Authenticity guaranteed. Description: This very rare old antique copperplate engraved print originates from: 'Kleyne en Beknopte Atlas, of Tooneel des Oorlogs in Europa, .', published in Amsterdam by David Weege, 1753. First and only very rare edition. This work is a reissue of an atlas published by Erven J. Ratelband en Compagnie, Amsterdam, 1735, enlarged with 25 maps / views. Including maps and views from earlier sources like Jacob Aertsz. Colom (c. 1635) and Daniel de La Feuille (c. 1706). Ref: Koeman Wee 1.Artists and Engravers: The publisher of this work is David Weege (active Amsterdam 1748-1787). Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and minimal staining. Left margin with 4 small holes from binding, not effecting image. Storage location: C83-08 The overall size is ca. 20.1 x 7.7 inch. The image size is ca. 18.1 x 7.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 51 x 19.5 cm. The image size is ca. 46 x 18 cm.

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        Antique Map-STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR-SPAIN-SHIP-Weege-1753

      - Map / view 77 : 'Nieuwe Paskaart van t Naauw van de Straat gevolgt na die van de Ed: Heer Capt: H: Lynslager.' (New Sea Chart of the Strait of Gibraltar after the one by Captain Lynslager.) Map and view of the Strait of Gibraltar, Spain / North Africa. Compass rose and legend. Ships. Copperplate etchings and/or engravings on a verge type hand laid paper. Watermark with the Amsterdam coat of arms. Age: 1753. Authenticity guaranteed. Description: This very rare old antique copperplate engraved print originates from: 'Kleyne en Beknopte Atlas, of Tooneel des Oorlogs in Europa, .', published in Amsterdam by David Weege, 1753. First and only very rare edition. This work is a reissue of an atlas published by Erven J. Ratelband en Compagnie, Amsterdam, 1735, enlarged with 25 maps / views. Including maps and views from earlier sources like Jacob Aertsz. Colom (c. 1635) and Daniel de La Feuille (c. 1706). Ref: Koeman Wee 1.Artists and Engravers: The publisher of this work is David Weege (active Amsterdam 1748-1787). Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and minimal staining. Left margin with 4 small holes from binding, not effecting image. Storage location: C83-12 The overall size is ca. 20.7 x 7.7 inch. The image size is ca. 18.1 x 6.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 52.5 x 19.5 cm. The image size is ca. 46 x 17.5 cm.

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        Virgidemarum. Satires in Six Books.

      Very Good +. Oxford, printed for R. Clements, 1753. In-12, [ii; xii; half-title, verso blank; prologue; pages 13 -108; 2 final blanks]. Brackets drawn on a few lines on pages 55 and 67. Complete. Contemporary calf with gilt decoration, marbled end-papers. The first three books of tooth-lesse satires, attacking institutions, were published in 1597, with reprints in 1598 and 1602, and the last three of byting satires, attacking individuals under pseudonyms which were probably no disguise to Halls contemporaries, in 1598 and 1599. Hall claimed these were the first satires in the English language to have taken Juvenal for a model. They gave much offense, and an attempt was made to have them all burned. The British Library copy of this title has a manuscript note saying the editor of this (1753) edition was William Thompson of Queens College, Oxford. Bookplates of Frances (with coronet and shelf mark) and Stuart Bennett. Ownership signature of Sam. Gillam. Eighteenth century mottled calf, marbled endpapers.

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        The Trial of Elizabeth Canning, Spinster, for Wilful and Corrupt Perjury [with] Crisp Gascoyne, An Address . . . Relative to His Conduct in the Cases of Elizabeth Canning and Mary Squires [with] A Refutation of Sir Crisp Gascoyne's Address [and another]

      London: Imprints Vary, 1753-54. Contemporary blind decorated, panelled reverse calf, very lightly rubbed, else exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy The principal contemporary account of the trial of Elizabeth Canning, "the centre of the most famous English criminal mystery of her century", coupled with the address of Gascoyne, London's Lord Mayor, skeptical of Canning, and a rebuttal to him

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        The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor, in the Desart.

      [for the author], London 1753 - Imperial folio (547 x 370 mm). [6], 50 pp. With 3 full-page engravings of inscriptions in text and 57 full-page engraved plates numbered I-LVII, including folding panoramic plate I assembled in 3 folding sheets. Contemporary full calf, foliated border decoration to board margins in gold, spine with 7 raised bands and lettered in gilt (old rebacking, leather rubbed, wear to extremities, corners scuffed, inner hinges reinforced), marbled endpapers. Only little browning throughout, title with light overall spotting, occasional light marginal spotting elsewhere. Bookplate to front pastedown removed. A fine, wide-margined copy. ---- Cohen-de Ricci 916; Fowler 443; Harris 939. FIRST EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT SOURCE ON THE RECENTLY-DESTROYED MONUMENTS OF PALMYRA. Wood's work was of profound import for architects in Georgian Britain, and may well prove to be of renewed importance in the years ahead, as Palmyra was reduced virtually to rubble by Islamic State forces in August 2015. The plates imaginatively restore the ruins of Palmyra to their former glory, but Wood also includes several views of the dilapidated columns and arches in situ. The first plate was intended to form a panorama some 1.5 m long. "No such meticulous and handsome archaeological work had yet appeared in the English language, and the nation could feel proud to have a worthy competitor for the lavish folios produced in France and Italy" (RIBA). Unlike earlier antiquarian works, Wood measured and recorded proportions of columns and remnants of friezes and ceilings - a pioneering approach that influenced British and French architects throughout the 18th century. The plates were engraved by Pierre Fourdrinier, Thomas Major and J. S. Muller, Jr., after drawings by J. B. Borra, the Italian architect who accompanied Wood and James Dawkins on their tour of Asia Minor in 1750-51.This is one of two issues recorded in the ESTC - this with "Page 9.l.26. for emperor's, read emperors." - Visit our website for additional images and information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Architecture hydraulique, ou l'art de conduire, d'élever et de ménager les eaux pour les différens bésoins de la vie. Première partie, tome premier.

      4to. (28 x 21 cm). Mit gest. Frontispiz, 3 figürl. Kupfervignetten sowie 43 gef. Kupfertaf. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 4 Bl., XII, 312 (recte 412) S. Leder der Zeit auf 5 Bünden m. Rückengoldprägung. Rotschnitt. Erste Ausgabe des 1. Bandes des ersten Teils mit allen Kupfern. Insgesamt erschienen bis 1753 2 Teile in 4 Bänden. Erster Druck mit der Fehlpaginierung des Registers u. den Errata auf dem letzten Blatt, die bei späteren Drucken eingearbeitet wurden. - Bélidor gilt als einer der wichtigsten Vorreiter des wissenschaftlichen Ingenieurwesens. Die "Architecture hydraulique" ist das erste Kompendium des Wissens über die Hydraulik. Darin beschreibt er erstmals die Herstellung und Verwendung von Beton für Fundamentierungsarbeiten unter Wasser. Im vorliegenden ersten Band wandte er zum ersten Mal die Integralrechnung auf ein technisches Problem an. Die "Architecture hydraulique" blieb das Standardwerk für französische und britische Bauingenieure bis zum Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts und erfuhr zahlreiche Übersetzungen, auch ins Deutsche (vgl. wikipedia). - Einband berieben. Stempel einer Adelsbibliothek sowie 2 gestr. Namen auf Titel. Bis auf wenige einzelne Fleckchen innen sehr sauber u. wohlerhalten, die Kupfer in kräftigen Abdrucken.

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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 the Buildings Proposed, With Proper Elevations. Drawn by an Eminent Hand

      A. Millar, London 1753 - First edition. Engraved folding plate by J. Mynde after plans by Thomas Gibson. iv, 91, [1, ads] pp. 8vo. First edition of Fielding's proposal, in the face of the inadequacies of the Poor Laws, to establish country workhouses to shelter, educate and employ the poor. The Proposal builds on Fielding's Enquiry into the Causes of the Late Increase of Robbers (1751), in which he hinted that he had a plan to ensure universal employment of the poor. A work "remarkable ? in its design to attempt the rehabilitation of an entire class of people" (Battestin, Henry Fielding: A Life, p. 568). In this copy A1 and A2 correspond to Rothschild 854. Cross III, p. 325; Rothschild 854. Provenance: Louis & Anne Marie Davidson (bookplate) Modern half calf. Covers lightly rubbed, 2 6-inch closed tears to plan and smaller repairs to margins, repair to top outer corner of title, stab holes Engraved folding plate by J. Mynde after plans by Thomas Gibson. iv, 91, [1, ads] pp. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers, for the Testemony 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 Diffenters in the first Year of the Reign of King William the Third and Queen Mary, in the 1689. 2 Vols

      Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde, at the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street, London 1753 - Folio. lv, (1) 767 (1), (2) 638 (10)pp. Original full calf with gilt ruling and gilt lettering on spine; raised bands. Title within double-rule border. Taken from original records and authentic acounts. With printed sholder notes. Most important work of the English Quaker and writing master at Colchester, "Sufferings of the Quakers, a laborious compilation. The cases of persecution are arranged under several counties, followed by New England, Barbadoes, Nevis, Bermudas, Antigua, Maryland, Jamaica, Europe and Asia, Isle of Malta, Hungaria and Austria, Dantzig, Hamburg, Germany, Ireland and Scotland. The use of the work is further facilitated by copius though somewhat peculiar indexes." (Smith's Descriptive Catalogue of Friends' Books, 1867 - DNB).Binding with wear along edges, cracked joints, scuffing of both volumes and two chips at front and back cover of volume one. Starting at front and back gutters of both volumes. Previous owner's name and numeral inked to inside front covers. Some foxing of endpapers and browning along edges here. Light sporadic foxing in block. Bindings in fair to good-, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Della Casa Milano Libri Quattro. Dedicati et consecrati dall'Abbate Expilly A.S.A. Giacomo IV Francesco di Paula Milano Franco Gioeni d'Aragona.

      Paris, Giuseppe Barbou, 1753. - in-4. XXXIV. 468pp. Plein maroquin, dos à nerfs orné, triple filet doré sur les plats, armoiries dorées au centre, tranches dorées (Reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale très rare, probablement tirée à un petit nombre d'exemplaires, non mis dans le commerce, de cette étude sur la célèbre famille des Milano, d'origine espagnole. L'Abbé Jean-Joseph d'Expilly (1719-1793) a laissé des travaux de géographie "qui ont fait avancer cette science" (Larousse). Bel exemplaire en maroquin de l'époque aux armes du dédicataire, Jacques IV Milano, Marquis de S. Georges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A General Index to the Twenty Volumes of the Gentleman's Magazine, in Five Parts. To which is Added an Index to the First Volume of the Miscellaneous Correspondence

      Edward Cave, London 1753 - 4pp, ii, [296pp]. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Baynton-Coward binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire Universel de Mathematique et de Physique

      Paris: Jacques Rollin & Charles Antoine Jombert, 1753. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The two volume dictionary of mathematics and physics printed in Paris in 1753 with 100 (of 101 ) folding copper plate illustrations. Internally very good with some light embrowning but lacking the final plate (number 50 of volume 2) which is represented by a photocopy of the original (see photo). Recently respined with new endpapers and 2 spine labels with gilt titles. Half title present in volume 1 only. Boards of both volumes showing signs of wear (see photos) but, overall, a good set. Please note that this is a heavy set (> 4Kg) that will attract additional postage if shipped outside the UK. Kindly contact me for a revised shipping cost, before ordering, should this apply. A reasonable copy of this early dictionary of mathematics and physics well illustrated with 100 (of 101) copper plates.

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        Nieuwe kaart van het Oostelykste Deel der Weereld.

      Isaak Tirion, Amsterdam 1753 - Handcoloured map measuring 360 x 490 mm. (sheet size); mounted, fine. A colourful and attractive eighteenth-century Dutch map of the Old World, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Interestingly, it depicts the Australian continent connected to the landmass of New Guinea - an archaism given that Abel Tasman proved the two lands distinct and separate in 1643, some 110 years prior to the publication of this map. Ironically, a large river flowing from the deep interior of the continent into the Gulf of Carpenteria is named 'Abel Tasman's R.' Also discovered and named by Tasman, Van Diemen's land (being present-day Tasmania) is also notably absent and the entire south-eastern mass of the continent is approximated in dotted lines stretching to the extreme south. As was conventional of the era, present day Western Australia is labelled New Holland, and the landfalls of principal eighteenth-century Dutch voyagers are noted.The Amsterdam based publisher Isaak Tirion (1705-1769) is known to have produced books, charts and maps for the Dutch mercantile elite. Tirion was primarily a cartographic publisher, who issued several lavish atlases as well as smaller geographical guides (literally 'Hand Atlas'), from which this attractive map is derived. During his prolific career Tirion was associated with the Dutch East India Company; in 1757 Willem Udemans, a shipwright and director of the VOC shipyard at Middelburg commissioned Tirion to print a treatise on naval architecture. He also published a Dutch language edition of Commodore Anson's circumnavigation in 1749, a work remarkable for the quality of its maps and charts.

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        Historical memoirs relating to the Housatunnuk Indians

      or, an account of the methods used, and pains taken, for the propagation of the gospel mong the heathenish tribe.First edition. 8vo. Modern tree calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt with red morocco label, title page and first leaf expertly remargined, final two leaves chipped with no loss to text, some minor scattered foxing. [4], 182pp. Boston, S. Kneeland,    

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        THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin,

      - for the Murder of Campbell of Glenure. Pp. [iv]+288+150(last blank), folding engraved frontispiece map, appendix; [with] A SUPPLEMENT TO THE TRAIL OF JAMES STEWART. Containing Papers omitted by the Publishers of the Trial; Observations on the Trial, with Anecdotes relating thereto; James Stewart's Dying Speech, and a few Particulars respecting his Behaviour. Pp. iv+84(last blank); later (not recent) half calf, spine decorated in blind between raised bands, gilt lettered black leather title label, early marbled papered boards, lightly worn, spine a trifle faded; hinges reinforced, armorial bookplate of D. Monypenny on upper pastedown, a couple of small edge splits to map, \i Supplement title page cropped, some foxing, occasional soiling; G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1753. First editions. *The 1752 murder which inspired Robert Louis Stevenson's \i Kidnapped . (Suspects included Allan Breck Stewart). The bookplate is presumably that of the eminent Scottish lawyer David Monypenny (1769-1851). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Clear State of the Case of Elizabeth Canning, Who Hath Sworn That She Was Robbed and Almost Starved to Death by a Gang of Gipsies and Other Villains in January Last, for Which One Mary Squires Now Lies Sentence of Death

      A. Millar, London 1753 - First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require" [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. A Canningite vs an Egyptian. First edition of Fielding's defense of his conduct in the notorious case of Elizabeth Canning, a young woman who alleged she was kidnapped and held captive by the gypsy Mary Squires and brothel keeper Susannah Wells. Canning was to be forced into prostitution but managed her escape after a month of dismal confinement. Despite inconsistencies in Canning's testimony, the fact that Squires had an alibi, and that the chief witness for the prosecution, the prostitute Virtue Hall, recanted her testimony, Squires and Wells were convicted, with Squires sentenced to death. The controversy generated a large number of pamphlets, books, broadsides and prints, and it divided London into the Canningites and the Egyptians (who sided with the gypsy Mary Squires). Fielding, who was chief magistrate and intimately involved in the investigation, came under attack for his close ties to the prosecution. It was even alleged in the anonymous pamphlet The case of Elizabeth Canning Fairly Stated (1753) that Fielding was paid by Canning supporters to coerce Virtue Hall's testimony. Crisp Gascoygne, Lord Mayor of London, was not content with the handling of the case and reopened the investigation, leading to Canning's arrest and conviction for perjury and the pardoning of Squires. [bound with:] HILL, John. The Story of Elizabeth Canning Considered by Dr. Hill. With Remarks on What Has Been Called, a Clear State of the Case, by Mr. Fielding; and Answers to the Several Arguments and Suppositions of That Writer. 53, [1] pp. London: M. Cooper, 1753. First edition. With contemporary manuscript identification of Crisp Gascoygne on p. 13. Pamphlet response by Fielding's nemesis John Hill, who censures Fielding for his conduct in the case. Fielding chose not to reply. Cross III, p. 325. Provenance: William Clavering-Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper (bookplate); William Rees-Mogg (pencil inscription, noting purchase in June 1960 from the Panshanger Collection); John Davidson (bookplate) Uncut, in remboîtage of contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco spine label. Joints rubbed, title trimmed at bottom margin, some pale spotting First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Historical memoirs, relating to the Housatunnuk Indians:

      1753 - or, an account of the methods used, and pains taken, for the propagation of the gospel mong the heathenish tribe.First edition. 8vo. Modern tree calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt with red morocco label, title page and first leaf expertly remargined, final two leaves chipped with no loss to text, some minor scattered foxing. [4], 182pp. Boston, S. Kneeland, ?One of the rarest books relating to New England? (Sabin). With the ownership signature of Elizabeth Williams, dated 1763. She was the sister in law of John Sargeant, who led the mission described in this work. She was also the first cousin (once removed) of John Williams, who wrote the Redeemed Captive. Located near where the upper Housatonic river and the Connecticut-Massachussets border intersect, Hopkins provides a detailed overview of the mission from 1734-49. In addition to recounting the methods of the missionary education, in the sometimes day by day accounts of activities on the mission, he sheds much light on relations between the whites and the Indians. Just three copies have appeared at auction in the past thirty years. The Streeter copy lacked the title page and the final two leaves. Church, 986; Evans, 7023; Howes, H632 (?b?), Sabin, 32945; Streeter sale, 679. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle

      Printed for Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate, London 1753 - 8vo. [4] (title page, directions to binder, preface), 626 pages; [22] pages index; 20 pages "Baronets created by King Charles II"; [4] pages of illustrated crests in back. Illustrated with 25 plates and several in text illustrations. Later binding with reddish marbled paper covered boards. Red spine with 5 raised bands and gilt lettered title. Red leather corners. Leather is rubbed and edge worn head and base of spine, spine bands, and corners. Toning to contents. Occasional light scattered underlining to text. Old ink name on title page (not legible). Pages 241 and 242 of the May issue were cut out. Folding diagram of the Wilton and Lone Bridges is torn and creased with a small loose piece placed with the folding plan. There is partial loss to the illustration at the lower edge (poor condition). Volume XXIII contains 12 issues with title pages bound in. Contents include World history, Travel, American history, original music, poetry, etc. Illustrations include a folding map, approx. 14.5" x 11.5", of the City of Philadelphia (page 372). The map has a 4" horizontal split on the left edge, a 5" split on an inner fold, a 3" split on the left margin, and a couple of 2" splits lower section. There is minimal loss to the map - fair condition. Other illustrations include a colored view of the Rattlesnake, a view of St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina, the Port of Calla and much more. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH TRADE OVER THE CASPIAN SEA: With a Journal of Travels from London through Russia into Persia; and back again through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which are added the Revolutions of Persia during the Present Century, with the particular history of the Great Usurper Nadir Kouli. Four Volumes bound into Three.

      London, Sold by Mr Dodsley, Mr Nourse, Mr Millar, Valliant, Patterson, etc. 1753 1st. 4 volumes bound in 3. (3 & 4 bound in 1.) Hardbacks, size approx 10.5 x 9 inches. In original full calf leather bindings with brown and black morocco leather labels to spines, with gilt lettering, gilt decoration, gilt and raised banding to spines. Gilt decoration and paneling to board edges, speckled page edges, and marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Extremities rubbed; corners rubbed and bumped, ends of spines bumped and chipped. Hinges all cracked. Some rubbing to boards with some nicks/chips to leather. Bookplates to endpapers "Sr. Richard Iyvyan Bart." Some minor spots and handling marks, some darkening (offsetting) to pages opposite plates. Else pages and plates very clean and bright. Binding nice and tight throughout. 399, 374, 255 & 301pp + indices. Illustrated with 19 full-page engraved plates including frontispieces; 12 engraved vignettes; and 9 folding maps.

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        A Clear State of the Case of Elizabeth Canning, Who Hath Sworn That She Was Robbed and Almost Starved to Death by a Gang of Gipsies and Other Villains in January Last, for Which One Mary Squires Now Lies Sentence of Death

      London: A. Millar, 1753. First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require". [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. Uncut, in remboîtage of contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco spine label. Joints rubbed, title trimmed at bottom margin, some pale spotting. First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require" [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. A Canningite vs an Egyptian. First edition of Fielding's defense of his conduct in the notorious case of Elizabeth Canning, a young woman who alleged she was kidnapped and held captive by the gypsy Mary Squires and brothel keeper Susannah Wells. Canning was to be forced into prostitution but managed her escape after a month of dismal confinement. Despite inconsistencies in Canning's testimony, the fact that Squires had an alibi, and that the chief witness for the prosecution, the prostitute Virtue Hall, recanted her testimony, Squires and Wells were convicted, with Squires sentenced to death. The controversy generated a large number of pamphlets, books, broadsides and prints, and it divided London into the Canningites and the Egyptians (who sided with the gypsy Mary Squires). Fielding, who was chief magistrate and intimately involved in the investigation, came under attack for his close ties to the prosecution. It was even alleged in the anonymous pamphlet The case of Elizabeth Canning Fairly Stated (1753) that Fielding was paid by Canning supporters to coerce Virtue Hall's testimony. Crisp Gascoygne, Lord Mayor of London, was not content with the handling of the case and reopened the investigation, leading to Canning's arrest and conviction for perjury and the pardoning of Squires. [bound with:] HILL, John. The Story of Elizabeth Canning Considered by Dr. Hill. With Remarks on What Has Been Called, a Clear State of the Case, by Mr. Fielding; and Answers to the Several Arguments and Suppositions of That Writer. 53, [1] pp. London: M. Cooper, 1753. First edition. With contemporary manuscript identification of Crisp Gascoygne on p. 13. Pamphlet response by Fielding's nemesis John Hill, who censures Fielding for his conduct in the case. Fielding chose not to reply. Cross III, p. 325. Provenance: William Clavering-Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper (bookplate); William Rees-Mogg (pencil inscription, noting purchase in June 1960 from the Panshanger Collection); John Davidson (bookplate)

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        JUS ECCLESIASTICUM UNIVERSUM ANTIQUAE ET RECENTIORI DISCIPLINAE praesertim Belgii, Galliae, Germaniae, & vicinarum Provinciarum accommodatum. 1753 ET SUPPLEMENTUM AD VARIAS en 1768.

      LOVANII 1753 - 1753 LOVANII pour le Corpus de l'Oeuvre et 1768 BRUXELLIS chez Vlamenkx et Flon et PARISIIS chez Herissant.(Edition Originale pour le Supplément) - 5 Volumes in-folio dont le très important Supplément. - 1er Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, xxxiv p., 970 p., déchirure sans conséquence au feuillet de titre. - 2nd Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, 877 p. 10 ff. Rousseurs aux derniers feuillets. - 3me Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, xlviij p. 657 p. 10 ff. - 4me Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, xv p. 384 p. 164 p. pour l'important index rerum. petite découpe pour camoufler un ex-libris. - SUPPLEMENTUM et 5e Vol. visant à compléter l'édition de 1753. BRUXELLIS chez Vleminks, et PARISIIS chez HERISSANT, 11 ff., 44 p. 827 p. - Zeger Bernhard van Espen (en latin Espenius) (Louvain, 9 juillet 1646 - Amersfoort, Pays-Bas, 2 octobre 1728). - Défenseur passionné des théories gallicanes concernant les droits de l'autorité religieuse et du pouvoir civil. Il a exalté et combattu à leur tour tous les pouvoirs, le pouvoir civil compris. Il insistait sur le pouvoir des évêques pour diminuer celui des ordres religieux, et sur les droits d'un chapitre dissous pour combattre les pouvoirs du Pape. Il s'attira un fâcheux renom dans les querelles jansénistes, en niant l'importance de la célèbre distinction entre le droit et le fait à l'égard la doctrine de Jansénius. LA MEILLEURE EDITION DES TRAVAUX de Van Espen, qui tous sont à l'Index, est celle qui a été publiée en quatre volumes à Louvain en 1753. Un cinquième volume, SUPPLEMENTUM ad varias collectiones operum, a été publié à Bruxelles en 1768 et contient de nombreux détails biographiques. - La querelle janséniste causa sa ruine. Ayant été consulté par les Jansénistes des Pays-Bas quant à la consécration de l'évêque janséniste d'Utrecht, Cornelius Steenoven, il en reconnut la légitimité, alors qu'elle s'était faite sans l'autorisation du Saint-Siège. On tenta de justifier la conduite de Van Espen dans cette affaire, au motif qu'il avait simplement déclaré que l'ordination épiscopale exécutée par un seul évêque simple était valide. Mais la question n'était pas là : il s'agissait de savoir si on pouvait admettre une consécration épiscopale, faite sans le consentement du pape. Son attitude dans cette affaire ainsi que ses opinions jansénistes amenèrent l'archevêque de Malines à le suspendre a divinis. Il le convoqua pour exiger de lui une déclaration de foi orthodoxe. Sur l'ordre du pouvoir civil, l'Université de Louvain condamna Van Espen et, en 1728, le priva de son enseignement à l'université. Sans attendre il avait fui et il se réfugia d'abord à Maastricht puis à Amersfoort, où la communauté janséniste le prit sous sa protection, c'est là qu'il mourut. L'augustin Bernardus Désirant (1656-1725), professeur à l'Université de Louvain, fut accusé d'avoir fabriqué de faux documents dans la controverse contre Van Espen (la « Falsification de Louvain »). Désirant fut condamné par les autorités universitaires et banni pour toujours de son pays natal. Mots clés : [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antique Map-NORTHERN PASSAGE-PACIFIC OCEAN-AMERICA-ASIA-Sauerbrey-Euler-1753

      - Title: 'Tabula Geographica partis septentrionalis Maris Pacifici cum adiacentibus regionabus superrime tam a Russis Orientem . Acad: Reg: scient. et litter: eleg: Borusi discripta.' An original superbly detailed map of the Northern Pacific Ocean including the Northwest Passage of the Pacific Ocean. It shows North America, the northern Pacific and East and Central Asia. The map shows the routes of Russian voyages of discovery, de Frondat's Voyage and Spanish trans-Pacific galleons. The fictitious 'Mer ou Baye de l'Ouest' of De Fonte also features prominently. The central cartouche is topped with a Prussian eagle, while the left and right top have engravings of Arctic and Louisiana natives. Outline coloured engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. Description: This rare original map originates from Leonhard Euler's 'Atlas Geographicus omnes orbis terrarum' (Berlin, Michaelis: 1753).Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Sauerbrey. Nikolaus Friedrich Sauerbrey (?-1770) was an engraver for the Royal Academy of Berlin. Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) was a pioneering Swiss mathematician and physicist. He edited an atlas on the request of the St. Petersburg Academy. Condition: Very good given age. Two vertical creases, flattened out. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Remains of colouring. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B9-32 The overall size is ca. 10.8 x 8.9 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 6.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 27.5 x 22.5 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 16 cm.

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        A General Index to the Twenty Volumes of the Gentleman's Magazine, in Five Parts. To which is Added an Index to the First Volume of the Miscellaneous Correspondence

      London: Edward Cave. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Baynton-Coward binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off. 1753. First Edition. Buff hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 4pp, ii, [296pp]. .

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        Rare Antique Print-SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN-SEA CHART-Bellin-1753

      - Antique print, titled: 'Carte reduite de l'Ocean Meridional [.]' - (Detailed map of the Southern Atlantic Ocean .) Highly decorative sea chart / nautical map / maritime map of the South Atlantic Ocean with South America and parts of Africa. With a large decorative cartouche. Printed stipple rhumb lines are drawn over by hand (!) in a greenish colour, with additional lines added. Remains of manuscript annotations are present. A superb and extremely rare example of this chart with handdrawn lines, most certainly used at sea. Filled with light remains of manuscript writing in red ink all over, making this an interesting historic document as well. Hand coloured engraving on handlaid (verge type) paper. Description: First published in Paris in 1753 as part of 'Le Neptune Francois ou Recueil des Cartes Marines', published by Departement de la Marine. State: Most probably an early ed. of this map, still lacking the seal of the Depot de la Marine.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Jacques Nicolas Bellin'. Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was a French hydrographer and geographer. He is considered the greatest 18 th. c. French hydrographer and for 50 years he was associated with the 'Depot des cartes et Plans' (Depot de la Marine) as the First hydrographer of the French Royal Navy. His maps were constantly updated with the latest information and their execution magnificent. Bellin's major works are the 'Neptune Francois .', the 'Petit Atlas Maritime .' and the 'Hydrographie Francoise .' As a member of a French intellectual group called the 'Philosophes' and he contributed 994 articles to the 'Encyclopedie' by Diderot/d'Alembert. He also contributed to the 'Histoire Generale des Voyages' by Prevost. Condition: Good, given age. Hand colouring of a later date. Original middle fold as issued. Paper separation at middle fold, reinforced and backed. A few small tears in paper edges, backed. Some light staining / soiling. Some creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: Overasselt The overall size is ca. 35.8 x 23.8 inch. The image size is ca. 34.1 x 21.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 91 x 60.5 cm. The image size is ca. 86.5 x 54 cm.

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        Rare Antique Print-CANADA-GULF OF ST LAURENCE-BELLE ISLE-Bellin-1753

      - Antique print, titled: 'Suite de la Carte reduite du Golphe de St. Laurent Contenant Les Costes de Labrador depuis Mecatina jusqu'a la Baye des Esquimaux Le Detroit de Belle-Isle Et Partie des Costes de l'Isle de Terre Neuve connues sous le Nom du Petit Nord [.]' - (Accompanying map to the detailed map of the Gulf of St. Laurence .) Highly decorative sea chart / nautical map / maritime map of Gulf of St. Laurence, Straits of Belle Isle and contiguous coastlines. The Strait of Belle Isle divides the Island of Newfoundland from Labrador. With a large decorative cartouche. Printed stipple rhumb lines are drawn over by hand (!) in a greenish colour, with additional lines added. Remains of manuscript annotations are present. A superb and extremely rare example of this chart with handdrawn lines, most certainly used at sea. Hand coloured engraving on handlaid (verge type) paper. Description: First published in Paris in 1753 as part of 'Le Neptune Francois ou Recueil des Cartes Marines', published by Departement de la Marine. State: Most probably an early ed. of this map, still lacking the seal of the Depot de la Marine.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Jacques Nicolas Bellin'. Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was a French hydrographer and geographer. He is considered the greatest 18 th. c. French hydrographer and for 50 years he was associated with the 'Depot des cartes et Plans' (Depot de la Marine) as the First hydrographer of the French Royal Navy. His maps were constantly updated with the latest information and their execution magnificent. Bellin's major works are the 'Neptune Francois .', the 'Petit Atlas Maritime .' and the 'Hydrographie Francoise .' As a member of a French intellectual group called the 'Philosophes' and he contributed 994 articles to the 'Encyclopedie' by Diderot/d'Alembert. He also contributed to the 'Histoire Generale des Voyages' by Prevost. Condition: Very good, given age. Hand colouring of a later date. Original middle fold as issued. Slight paper separation at middle fold margins, reinforced and backed. A few small tears in paper edges, backed. Some light staining / soiling. Some creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: Overasselt The overall size is ca. 35.6 x 23.8 inch. The image size is ca. 34.6 x 21.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 90.5 x 60.5 cm. The image size is ca. 88 x 54 cm.

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        THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE'S LETTER, BY HIS MAJESTY'S ORDER, TO MONSIEUR MICHELL, THE KING OF PRUSSIA'S SECRETARY OF THE EMBASSY, IN ANSWER TO THE MEMORIAL, AND OTHER PAPERS, DELIVER'D, BY MONSIEUR MICHELL, TO THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE, ON THE 23d OF NOVEMBER, AND 13th OF DECEMBER LAST.

      London: Edward Owen, . 1753 - 46pp. plus two folding tables. Quarto. Dbd. Light staining to last leaf. Slight worming in outer margin of last few leaves, not affecting text. Very good. Pamphlet dealing with international law and the British seizure of Prussian ships. The second table is entitled, "List of all the Prussian ships taken by British armaments at sea, during the last war, as well those detained for examination only, as those judicially proceeded upon, together with the judgments given in the Admiralty Courts of Great-Britain thereupon." ESTC T4125.

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        Naufrage des isles flottantes, ou Basiliade du celebre Pilpai, pome heroque traduit de l'indien, par M. M. Messine [Paris], par une societe de librairies

      1753 - First Edition. 2 vols. in 1. 12mo. Contemporary full-calf, small repairs on the head-band and on the bottom of title-page of vol.2, tiny worm-hole at page XXIII. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Book-FONTE DES MINES-METALLURGY-Audran Jr.-Schlutter-1753

      - Paris: Tissot, Herissant. 4to: Unpaginated, [56 plates] pp. Contemporary wrapper. Undecorated wrapper. Bookseller's binding? The second volume (plates) only. Without the accompanying text. First French edition (translated from German) of this important and beautifully illustrated work on metallurgy. 55 engraved folding plates and an engraved title. Illustrations by: Benoit Audran the Younger Antique Book, titled: 'De la Fonte des Mines, des Fonderies, &c.', by: Christophe-Andre Schlutter. Platework with beautiful plates on mining and metallurgy.Artists and Engravers: Author(s): Christophe-Andre Schlutter. Christoph Andreas Schlutter (1668-1743) was a German metallurgist and author on metallurgic subjects and mining. Illustrated by: Benoit Audran (Paris, 1698-1772), called the Younger to distinguish him from his uncle, was a French artist. He was the son and pupil of Jean Audran, and engraved in the same manner as his father. He engraved prints after Paolo Veronese, Poussin, Natoire, Lancret, Watteau, and other French artists. (Source: Wikipedia). Condition: Good, given age. Binding a little weak. Cover rubbed and a little worn. Remains of a title ticket to the front. Some of the plates with creases from careless folding. Some of the plates with some offsetting where they were folded when not fully dried. The plate volume for this work only. Storage location: TPCZolder-Krat 8 4to: 8.27 x 10.64 inch. 4to: 21 x 27 cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Enumeratio plantarum horti regii et agri Gottingensis Aucta et emendata

      Göttingen: Viduam Abrami Vandenhoeckii,, 1753. Octavo (158 x 93 mm). Contemporary calf, brown label and gilt compartments within raised bands to spine, floral decoration stamped in blind to cover edges, marbled endpapers, red edges. Engraved vignette of garden to title page. Small chip at foot of spine, minor wear to boards. A very good copy. Second edition, greatly enlarged, of Von Haller's 1743 work Brevis Enumeratio Stirpium Horti Goettingensis. Haller organised the botanical garden at Göttingen University during his professorial tenure; this work is a classification of the plants in the garden, utilising Haller's own non-Linnaean taxonomical system.

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        Sehr geheim gehaltene, und nunmehro frey entdeckte experimentirte Kunst-Stücke, Die schönsten und raresten Farben zu verfertigen: Sehr geheim gehaltene, und nunmehro frey entdeckte experimentirte Kunst-Stücke, Die schönsten und raresten Farben zu verfertigen: ingleichen Gummi-Copal, Glantz-Lacke, Holtz- und Stein-Kütten, alle Sorten von feinen sowohl als auch gemeinen Sieglack, kalte Verguldung und Versilberung, wie auch im Feuer, auf Metall, Glaß und Porcelain, den feinsten gelben und weißen Tombac, rare Composition der Edelsteine, Glassuren, Holtz- und Stein-Vergüldungen zu machen, nebst vielen noch unbekannten Chymischen Experimenten und Handgriffen &c. ; denen Chymicis, Mahlern, Goldschmieden, Lackirern, Gürtlern, Schwerdfegern, Schlossern, Steinmetzen, Tischern, Nadlern, Maurern, Töpffern, und andern Liebhabern, Zum Nutzen und Vergnügen herausgegeben.

      o. O. (Zittau): o. Vl.g. (Schöps) 1753. Pergamenteinband, d. 18. Jhdt. unter Verwendung eines alten beschriebenen Pergaments. 12°, 6 Bll., 148 S., mit einem auf das Vorsatzblatt geklebtem Kupferstich-Wappen und einigen Holzschnitt-Vignetten., Ein Druckbogen ein wenig gelockert. Insgesamt sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Naturwissenschaften, Handwerk,

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        The Life and History of a Pilgrim. By G--- W----.

      first edition8vo.[2 (title)], v, [1 ('advertisement' explaining the lack of a subscribers list)], 540pp., contemporary calf, double gilt fillet border on sides, sympathetically rebacked, spine panelled by raised bands highlighted by double gilt fillets and gilt rolled on the band, head and foot of spine gilt tooled, black morocco title label gilt, original endpapers reused, lacks (as usual) terminal leaf of advertisements, faint damp stain at gutter of first few gatherings and at top outer corner of last few, front joint refurbished, sympathetic new morocco title label, very good.ESTC t70274 (most lacking the terminal advertisement leaf).Loeber Irish Fiction, W117Collation [pi]4, B-Ll8, Mm4, Nn2. The hero of this rare picaresque novel spends his early days in Hertfordshire, and after being taken from school is indentured to a lawyer. After a period in London (some low-life detail) he passes the greater part of the novel as a somewhat degenerate soldier in Spain where he is taken prisoner. As the story nears its end he is bound for Jamaica but ends up in Dublin, from where he writes his story. The book is highly entertaining.Wollaston, "probably an Irishman .. may be identified with George Woollaston, an attorney in the King's bench in Ireland c.1734" [Loeber]. It seems probable that many of the travels and escapades narrated in the book are based on his own experience and throughout the novel "there are various references to Irish people and Irish situations in, among other locations, Italy and Spain" [Loeber]. Possibly printed by Nelson for the author.

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        Enumeratio plantarum horti regii et agri Gottingensis. Aucta et emendata.

      Göttingen: Viduam Abrami Vandenhoeckii, 1753 - Octavo (158 x 93 mm). Contemporary calf, brown label and gilt compartments within raised bands to spine, floral decoration stamped in blind to cover edges, marbled endpapers, red edges. Small chip at foot of spine, minor wear to boards. A very good copy. Engraved vignette of garden to title page. Second edition, greatly enlarged, of Von Haller's 1743 work Brevis Enumeratio Stirpium Horti Goettingensis. Haller organised the botanical garden at Göttingen University during his professorial tenure; this work is a classification of the plants in the garden, utilising Haller's own non-Linnaean taxonomical system. Pritzel, 3723.

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        An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting;

      London: Printed for A. Millar,, 1753. With proper rules for the exercise of that pleasant art. Humbly addressed; in the first part, to the master, husband &c. In the second part, to the wife, friend &c. With some general instructions for plaguing all your acquaintance. Octavo (180 x 117 mm). Early 19th-century dark blue half roan, marbled paper sides, gilt titles and elaborate decoration to spine, edges speckled brown. Bound without frontispiece. Wear to extremities, slight abrasions to boards; a very good copy. First edition of Jane Collier's first work, a satirical advice book on nagging, partially modelled after Jonathan Swift's satirical essays. The work is intended to teach a reader the various methods for "teasing and mortifying" one's acquaintances, although the Feminists Companion to Literature in English notes that Jane Collier "writes as a sufferer, not inflicter, of hurt". Dr Katherine Craik described the work as "a courageous social satire published at a time when satires were usually written by and for men".

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        An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting; With proper rules for the exercise of that pleasant art. Humbly addressed; in the first part, to the master, husband &c. In the second part, to the wife, friend &c. With some general instructions for plaguing all your acquaintance.

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1753 - Octavo (180 x 117 mm). Early 19th-century dark blue half roan, marbled paper sides, gilt titles and elaborate decoration to spine, edges speckled brown. Wear to extremities, slight abrasions to boards; a very good copy. Bound without frontispiece. First edition of Jane Collier's first work, a satirical advice book on nagging, partially modelled after Jonathan Swift's satirical essays. The work is intended to teach a reader the various methods for "teasing and mortifying" one's acquaintances, although the Feminists Companion to Literature in English notes that Jane Collier "writes as a sufferer, not inflicter, of hurt". Dr Katherine Craik described the work as "a courageous social satire published at a time when satires were usually written by and for men". Virginia Blain et al. Feminists Companion to Literature in English: Jane Collier. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance

      London: Millar, 1753. First edition. Frontispiece, The Cat doth play / And after slay. [ii], 234 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf. Joints tender. Very good. Bookplate of Deirdre Pirie. First edition. Frontispiece, The Cat doth play / And after slay. [ii], 234 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. How to Nag, and other Courtesies. A choice mid-eighteenth century courtesy book and a classic of black humor whose guiding principle is: "Remember always to do unto to every one, what you would least wish to have done unto yourself; for in this is contained the whole of our excellent science.". ESTC T33351. Cf. Heltzel, Courtesy Books in the Newberry Library (1942)

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        ROBERT NESBITTS OSTEOGENIE ODER ABHANDLUNG VON ERZEUGUNG DER KNOCHEN IM MENSCHLICHEN KÖRPER IN ZWEEN VORLESUNGEN ERKLÄRT, DIE AUF DEM ANATOMISCHEN THEATER DER WUNDÄRZTE IN LONDON DEN ERSTEN UND ANDERN DES HEUMONATS, IM JAHR 1731. GEHALTEN WORDEN . . .

      Altenburg: Paul Emanuel Richters, 1753. First German-language edition. Hardcover. Good. Quarto. [8],xxviii,[4],104 pp. plus six folding plates. In German. Contemporary three-quarter leather and speckled paper over boards. 19th-century ex-dono inscription in title page and occasional 19th-century marginal notes in German. Spine and nearly all leather perished, joints cracked. 2 x 2 cm. square excision in front free endpaper. Very light occasional foxing, else near fine internally. Overall good. The German translation of Robert Nesbitt's best known work, HUMAN OSTEOGENY EXPLAINED IN TWO LECTURES, first published in London in 1736. Robert Nesbitt (1697-1761) trained at Leiden University under Bernhardus Albinus the Elder (1653-1721) and Herman Boerhaave, the "Dutch Hippocrates" (1668-1738). An Englishman, Nesbitt returned to London after his studies and commenced his medical career; he was admitted as a fellow to the College of Physicians in 1729. The present work comprises two lectures he delivered at the Anatomical Theatre of the Surgeons of London in 1731, in which he demonstrated, for the first time, that bones in the human fetus were generated in both cartilage and membrane. The illustrations on six folding leaves, here engraved by Johann Christian Gottfried Fritzsch (ca. 1720 - 1802), were the first accurately to show the full course of human bone genesis. This edition scarce, with OCLC recording nine copies (all in Europe).

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        Mémoires sur le port, la navigation et le commerce du Havre-de-Grâce et sur quelques singularités de l'histoire naturelle des environs.

      Au Havre de Grace P. J. D. G. Faure 1753 - 2 parties en 1 volumes petit in-8, 6 ff., 111 pp., 2 ff., 136-(2) pp., vignettes de titre gravées sur bois. Broché, non rogné, couverture muette de papier marbré époque. Édition originale. Michel-Joseph Dubocage de Bléville (1707-1756) fut échevin du Havre en 1745. La seconde partie possède un titre particulier différent : Observations sur quelques singularités de l'histoire naturelle du Havre. L'ouvrage débute par une Explication de quelques termes de marine, de commerce et d'histoire naturelle utilisés dans cet ouvrage, il est rempli de détails fort curieux sur Le Havre : état actuel du Havre et de son commerce, commerce maritime et navigation, des vaisseaux qui s'y arment ou qui y abordent, description d'un banc pétrifié de coquillages fossiles au large, mines de fer et eaux minérales, observations sur le bernard-l'hermite, de la fontaine pétrifiante d'Oreber,. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Opera omnia in tres partes distributa. Cum additionibus nunc primum in lucem editis [1: Practica criminalis illustrata hoc est commentarii perpetui, et absoluti in practicam criminalem Fratrum Minorum, in quibus textus accuratissima explicatione dilucidatur in obscuris: . totius materiae criminalis complete traditur theoria, et praxis. 2: Formularium criminale nec non tractatus De incorrigibilium expulsione ab Ordinibus regularibus quibus accedunt in hac editione nonnullae constitutiones, and ordinationes summorum pontificum ad materiam criminalem spectantes. 3: De delictis, et poenis tractatus absolutissimus. Judicibus, et advocatis fori ecclesiastici, et laici commodissimus, cum universa criminalis materia juxta canonici, ac caesarei juri

      Romae, sumptibus Caroli Giannini librorum Sanctitatis suae provisoris in platea Capranicensi 1753-54 - Tre volumi di cm. 36, pp. xviii, 544; xii, 562; x, 610. Stupende vignette xilografiche ai 3 frontespizi (il primo dei quali è bicromo); numerosi capilettera e bei finalini xilografici. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli su tassello al dorso; tagli rossi. Trascurabili segni del tempo, sporadiche fioriture/arrossature; alcuni lavori di tarlo limitati al margine bianco di alcune carte del primo volume. Esemplare ben conservato. Ludovico Maria Sinistrari (1622-1701), francescano novarese, fu stimato giurista, consultore al Tribunale Supremo della Santa Inquisizione, vicario generale dell'arcivescovo di Avignone. Nel 1688 fu incaricato dai Comizi Generali dei Francescani di redigere nuovi statuti per l'Ordine. Quest'opera monia include la celebre practica criminale (con ampia parte dedicata alla tortura e all'inquisizione), il formulario criminale e infine una sorta di manuale di diritto penale dove l'Autore spiega nel dettaglio le diverse tipologie di delitti. Sinistrari si occupò anche di demonologia e omosessualità, ferocemente avversata nelle sue opere. Altri argomenti: indizione del processo criminale, prove del delitto, testimoni, perquisizioni, interrogatorio, arringhe difensive, sentenza. Rara edizione romana. Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte réduite des Cotes de l'Acadie, de l'Isle Royale.

      Artist: Chabert Marquis de JB; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1753 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Some restorations; - size (in cm): 57 x 87; - description: chart of the area around Newfoundland - Nova Scotia, with 5 detail maps

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        Code des chasses, ou nouveau traité du droit des chasses, suivant la jurisprudence de l'ordonnance de Louis XIV du mois d'Aout 1669.A Paris, chez Prault , 1753.

      A Paris, chez Prault 1753 - Due volumi di cm. 16,5, pp. (24) 539 (1); viii, 575 (5). Leg. coeva in piena pelle, dorso a 5 nervi con titoli su doppio tass. e fregi in oro; tagli rossi. Modeste mende al dorso, qualche lieve e marginale alone, piccola traccia di tarlo limitata al margine esterno di alcune cc. del secondo volume, peraltro nel complesso esemplare ben conservato. Basilare edizione che compendia la principale legislazione, nonché giurisprudenza e dottrina, del diritto di caccia francese. Al "Traité du droit des chasses" di C. M. Saugrain (pp. 1-89) segue l'imponente raccolta di fonti che prende avvio dall'ordinanza di Luigi XIV del 1669 e giunge fino a provvedimenti datati 1731. Raro e ricercato. Cfr. Kvk; Thiebaud, 829. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Istoria civile del regno di Napoli … Con accrescimento di note, riflessioni, medaglie, e molte correzioni, date e fatte dall'Autore, e che non si trovano nella prima edizione.Haya, a spese di Errigo-Alberto Gosse e Comp., 1753.

      Haya, a spese di Errigo-Alberto Gosse e Comp. 1753 - Pp. xxxii, 524; viii, 573 (1) + 1 c.b.; viii, 564; xii, 560.Segue: GIANNONE PIETRO. Opere postume . in difesa della sua storia civile del regno di Napoli. Con in fine la di lui Professione di fede. Palmyra (Lucca ?), all"Insegna della Verità, 1755. Pp. xii, 303 (1); 84 (46). Cinque volumi di cm. 24,5. Ritratto di Giannone all"antiporta del primo volume, ritratto della dedicataria Fiorenza Ravagnini Vendramin nelle Opere postume, una tavola f.t. di medaglioni. Frontespizi in rosso e nero, graziosi capilettera e alcune belle testatine xilografiche. Legatura coeva in piena perg. rigida con titoli in oro su tass. al dorso; tagli spruzzati. Mancanze marginali ai tasselli, piccoli segni del tempo alle legature, lievi e naturali fioriture dovute alla qualità della carta, macchiette sparse. Esemplare nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione, genuino e marginoso. 1) Pietro Giannone (1676-1748), nativo di Ischitella di Puglia, impiegò circa venti anni di studio e ricerca per compilare e dare alla luce questo imponente lavoro dedicato alla storia del regno di Napoli. L"opera ebbe grandissima circolazione, ma creò scandalo nelle gerarchie ecclesiastiche romane tanto da essere messa all"Indice e condannata al rogo. Giannone infatti dimostrò storiograficamente l"origine storica del papato e la genesi terrena (e assai poco divina) dei poteri arrogatisi da questo nel regno di Napoli. L"A. stesso fu perseguitato, costretto a espatriare e infine incarcerato a vita. Seconda edizione, aumentata e corretta rispetto alla rarissima prima, pubblicata nel 1723 e andata distrutta per le sopraccitate vicende. 2) Prima edizione delle opere postume del Giannone contenente l"Apologia dell"Istoria civile di Napoli e la Professione di fede dedicata al gesuita Giuseppe Sanfelice, spesso mancante. Così Brunet (II, 1584): "La profession de foi de l"auteur ne se trouve pas dans tous les exemplaires de l"edition de 1755, publiée sous l'indication de Palmyra". Raro, soprattutto da trovarsi completo di tutte le parti presenti nel nostro esemplare. Questa fu definita la "migliore edizione" da Benedetto Croce. Cfr. anche Iccu; Graesse, III, 79; Lozzi, 2965. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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