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        Der höllische Inteligenz - Zettul, Das ist, Merckwürdige Betrachtungen über die dermahlige Verwirrung der gantzen Welt: Verursachet durch vile tausend, von höllischen Geistern heimlich, und in der Still besessene Menschen.

      Augsburg, Mauracher (1753).Mit gefalt. Titel, 12 Bll., 472 S., 12 Bll. Neuerer Prgt. Crowe 40; Hayn - G. III, 177. - Der Pfarrer von Gottmannshofen gibt eine ausführliche Beschreibung der Merkmale, an denen "heimlich Besessene" erkannt werden können, und führt die Verwirrung der Welt auf die baldige Ankunft des Antichristen zurück, welcher "in disem tausend siben hundert, und zwey und fünffzigsten Jahr, entweders schon würcklich gebohren worden seye, oder noch werde gebohren werden" (S. 236). - Johann Christoph Beer (1691 Wien - 1760 Gottmannshofen / Schwaben), nicht zu verwechseln mit dem gleichnamigen Verfasser geographisch - historischer Schriften aus Nürnberg, fand als volkstümlicher Prediger großen Anklang. Seine Schriften erschienen zwar meist in mehreren Auflagen, heute jedoch sind sie von großer Seltenheit. - Etwas gebräunt und stockfleckig. Titel mit altem Besitzvermerk. Bücher de

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        The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (102 volume set; Volumes: 1-171 (with some gaps))

      London: Royal Society (Great Britain); The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge 1753 - A massive collection of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 102 volume set in 93 volumes. Buckram red cloth. Original volumes begin with 1753, volumes: 48, 50 (part 1), 53-56, 59-61, 63, 67, 69, 71-74, 76-84, 86-87, 89, 93-95, 97, 135, 137, 140, 160, 166, 167, 169-171 (end in 1880); Also includes the Royal Society's facsimile reprint of volumes: 1-47 (1665 - 1752), 49, 51-52, 57-58, 62, 64, 66, 68, 70 + Index. University library stamps on front paste down, title and some edges. Good binding and covers. Over 1053 plates and maps, many are folding. The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society was first published in 1665 to promote the discussion and diffusion of scientific knowledge. It was the worldâ??s first scientific journal and has lasting and significant influence. In the Philosophical Transactions peer review, the scientific method, and evidence based research were standardized. The discoveries described in this publication are of fundamental importance to the development of our modern world. Robert Boyle, John Wilkins, and Robert Hooke were some of the original 17th century English polymaths who established and contributed to the publication. Isaac Newton notably led the society, which printed his first paper, New Theory about Light and Colours in 1672. Notable articles in the original format contained in this set: Thomas Bayle's: An essay towards solving a problem in the Doctrine of Chances. Vol. 53, 1763; Barrington's account of Mozart. Volume 60. 1770; Alessandro Volta. Del modo di render sensibilissima la piu debole Elettricita fia Naturale, fia Artificiale. vol. 72. 1782; William Roy. The distance between Greenwich and Paris Observatories. Vol. 1783; Flinders. Concerning the Differences in the Magnetic Needle vol. 95. 1805; Benjamin Franklin. Physical and Meteorological Observations vol. 55. 1765; William Herschel. On the Proper Motion of the Sun and Solar System vol. 73. 1783. (Printing and the Mind of Man 227); William Herschel. On Nebulous Stars. Volume 81. 1791; William Herschel. Account of a Comet. Volume 71. 1781. Other notable entries: Henry Cavendish's experiments, William Hamiltonâ??s observations of an earthquake in Italy, John Hunter, David Rittenhouse's observation of the transit of Venus, William Bartram's naturalist observations in America, etc. Please contact us if you would like a full list of contents. Note: Domestic shipping is included. International buyers, please contact us before purchase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        General and Rational Grammar

      Nourse 1753 - 1753. 154 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather with embossed lettering. Severely hinge cracked with loose front board. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with tape residue along front hinge. Intermittent dog-eared corners with noticeable water marking through rear half of block. Warping to pages with occasional annotations and previous owners name at titles. Noticeable rubbing and scuffing along spine with splits along edges and erosion to leather at top. Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage Round the World, In the Years MDCCXL, I II, III, IV By George Anson, Esq; Now Lord Anson, Commander in Chief of a Squadron of His majesty';s Ships........

      London: For John and Paul Knapton, 1753. Octavo. ...........Sent Upon an Expedition to the South-Seas. Compiled From His Papers and Materials, By Richard Walters, With Charts of the Southern Part of South America, of Part of the Pacific Ocean, and of the Track of the Centurion Round the World. (24)pp, 548pp. (4)pp. publisher's ads. (complete although pagination after p. 296 is misnumbered 304-548 with all catchwords matching) 3 large folding maps, one with a few old tape mends. Bound in full calf, beautifully rebacked to style, raised bands with gilt title within one compartment. Bookplate of Stoneleigh Abbey, home of the Leigh family from 1561 to 1990 and visited by several famous people including Jane Austen. Anson's later editions provided maps and illustrations of those places he visited from information he later found through the government of those countries, people he had met and earlier manuscripts.

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        Testament Politique du Cardinal Recueilli de divers Mmoires, Lettres & Entretiens de Son Eminence

      Lausanne, Marc-Michel Bousquet & Compagnie. MDCCLIII [1753]. xxx, 429 p.; 17 cm. A man of great power in the period 1712-1720 and as a consequence a man of great wealth, Alberoni was a great figure in the first half of the 18th century. These writings may not be his at all. They have been attributed to Durey and to J. H. Maubert de Gouvest. This copy has the pencil note "Nicholas Brown / Geneva / Switzerland / 1850." Brown, 1792-1859, of the Providence family, was United States Consul in Italy, 1845 to 1853. Goldsmiths?-Kress no. 08868; Cioranescu (18th Cent.) 27057. Very Good, bound in full modern leather by Hope Bindery. Stock#OB1017.

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, . durch eine Gesellschaft gelehrter Männer im Englischen zusammen getragen, und aus demselben und dem Französischen ins Deutsche übersetzt. 11. Band. Mit 27 gest. Kupfertafeln.

      Leipzig Arkstee und Merkus 1753 - 6 Bll., 712 Seiten, 18 Bll. mit 10 (davon 9 gefalt.) Kupferkarten und 17 (davon 1 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln, 4° (25,5 x 20,9 cm), Lederbd. d.Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergold. und vergold. Rückentitel a. Schildchen. Graesse III, 307 - Mit dem Vorbericht des Abbé Prevost zu seiner Reisesammlung und Reiseberichten aus Ostindien, Goa, Java, Arabien, Philippinen, Celebes und vor allem Japan (pp. 501-712) mit Engelbert Kämpfers Bericht von seiner Reise nach Japan und einer Beschreibung der japanischen Inseln (mit 1 großen gefalt. Japan-Karte, den Plänen von Jedo und Nangasaki (= Nagasaki), 1 Wappentafel japanischer Edelleute und Prinzen und 1 Tafel mit japanischen Münzen). - Die weiteren Kupfer mit Karten, Ansichten, Plänen, Pflanzen etc. - Sehr gut erhaltenes und vollständiges Exemplar in einem dekorativen zeitgenöss. Ganlerderband, die Kupfer in kräftigen Abdrücken.

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        La science des négocians et teneurs de livres, ou instruction generale. Pour tout ce qui se pratique dans les comptoirs des négocians, tant pour les affaires de banque, que pour les marchandises, & chez les financiers pour les comptes. Divisée en trois traités... Nouvelle édition, revûe, corrigée & augmentée.

      Paris: David l'aîné,, 1753. Oblong octavo (125 x 196 mm), pp. xvi, 608. Contemporary mottled sheep, spine decorated gilt in compartments, morocco label, red edges, marbled endpapers. Spine chipped at head with small portion missing, joints and corners lightly rubbed, with two small worm holes to lower joint; some surface erosion, neatly patched. Occasional light spotting; a very good copy. Perhaps the most famous eighteenth century French work on book-keeping, first published in 1704 and frequently reprinted. "The major part of the book covers double-entry. Several features of the treatment are worth noting. First, de la Porte distinguishes between the 'memorial entier', which is the unified comprehensive book of original entry as described by Pacioli, and the 'memorial divis? en plusieurs parties', which is its replacement by a series of specialised books of original entry, already described by Weddington in 1567. Second, the author deals comprehensively with single and compound journal entries, including transactions with both multiple debits and multiple credits (pp 72-3). Third, fifteen auxiliary books ('livres d'aide') are described and most are illustrated ... Fourth, de la Porte advocates the use of two collective personal accounts ... Fifth, [he] discusses the transfer of journal entries in the ledger." (Bywater and Yamey, pp. 142-145).

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        Pharmacopée royale galénique et chymique [.] ; avec les formules latines et françoises ; le tarif des médicaments [suivi de] Traité abrégé des eaux minérales de France

      1753 - 2 tomes en 1 fort vol. , Lyon, Frères Bruyset, 1753, in-4, 2 tomes en 1 fort vol. , front, XVI, 440pp, 5pl, 1tabl. ; VIII, (2), de 443 à 876pp. ; 72pp, demi-veau, dos à 5 nerfs orné (reliure pastiche), Cet ouvrage très populaire, dont l'édition originale date de 1676, fut souvent réimprimé à la fin du XVIIe siècle et tout au long du XVIIIe. La présente édition a été "revue, corrigée et trés considèrablement augmentée par M.L.M. [Louis-Guillaume Le Monnier] de l'Académie royale de sciences, et docteur en médecine de la faculté de Paris". L'ouvrage est orné d'un beau frontispice et de 6 planches hors texte gravés sur cuivre : 5 représentent les appareils nécessaires aux préparations pharmaceutiques et la dernière le tableau des symboles chimiques. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chur Bayrisch Geistlicher Calender auf daß Jahr 1754-(1758).

      Mchn., (1753-57). 18 x 11 cm. Mit 5 (4 mehrf. gefalt.) Frontispizen, 2 Titeln, 4 Zwischentiteln, 3 Widmungen, 4 Erläuterungen, 11 Bordüren, Kopfvignetten, 41 (2 mehrf. gefalt.) Porträts, 78 teils gefalt. Wappen und 24 (3 mehrf. gefalt.) Tafeln, alles in Kupfer gestochen. HLdr. um 1900 mit Rsch. Pfister 622: \"Reich ausgestatt. Kupferwerk, cplt. nicht häufig. - Inh: 1. Rentamt München. 2. Rentamt Burghausen. 3. Rentamt Landshut. 4. Rentamt Straubing. 5. Regierung Amberg. Das geschätzte Werk handelt auch über die Geschichte der einzelnen Stifter u. Klöster, mit Nennung der Aebte, Prälaten etc.\". - Die Tafeln zeigen vorwiegend Gnadenbilder und die Wappen der Klöster. - Teils stärker fleckig, insgesamt gut erhalten. Die Kupfer in guten Abdrucken. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Kalender

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        Der Durchlauchtigen Welt zum ein und dreysigstenmal neu vermehrter und verbesserter Geschichts- Geschlechts- und Wappen - Calender (Kalender) auf das Jahr nach der heilbringenden Geburt Jesu Christi 1753. Nebst historischer Erklärung der Krönungsmünze des Römischen Königs Ferdinands IV. von A. 1653. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz, sowie zahlreichen Wappenkupfern nebst Stammbäumen.

      Nürnberg, Weigel, 1753. Gestochener Frontispiz, Titelblatt in Rot- / Schwarz-Druck, gestoch. Münze, (= 3 Bll.) 15 ungez. Seiten, bis zu paginierung bis \"76\" mit jeweil einem Doppelkupfer vorab, d.h. es sind eigentlich 304 Seiten. danach mit 77-130 weiterdurchpaginiert. 2 Bll. mit Verlagswerbung. Einfacher, blau-weisser, marmorierter Pappeinband mit rotem RüSchi. des 19. Jh. Mit 135 Wappenbeschreibung / Stammtafeln als \"Doppelblatt\", und 109 Kupfertafeln mit 120 Wappenabbildungen. Erste Seiten stockig, sonst gut bis sehr gut. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        The Ruins of Palmyra,

      London: [s. n.],, 1753. otherwise Tedmor, in the Desart. Elephant folio (545 × 360 mm). Recent grey-brown half calf, marbled sides, red morocco spine-label lettered in gilt. 2 full-page engravings to the text and 59 engraved plates after Borra, numbered I-LVII (plate I in 3 parts). Title-page with hygroscopic tide-mark to fore edge and discreet restoration to verso, very faint spotting to top edge of a few plates, closed tear to fore edge of plate IV just touching image, marginal tide-mark and very light foxing to plates LIV-LVII; plates XXVI, XXXVI and XL respectively with small ink-stain, minor spill-burn and circular damp-stain, all marginal and none affecting images. A crisp, excellent copy, with generous margins and bright plates. First edition. "Wood's first voyage to the Levant was made in 1742. In 1750 another expedition was suggested by James Dawkins and John Bouverie. It is likely that the prime mover was Dawkins and that he intended to model the journey on Stuart and Revett's activities in Athens, which he was helping to finance. The three men, accompanied by the architect and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Borra, toured Asia Minor, where Bouverie died. The others then returned to Athens where they joined Stuart and Revett. In 1751 Wood, Dawkins and Borra returned to Syria. With some difficulty they managed to reach Palmyra and then went on to Balbec" (Blackmer 1835). "The expedition to the Near East resulted in two books … which stand at the beginning of a tradition to which other writers on archaeology in the second half of the eighteenth century would aspire: The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart (1753), and The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria (1757) … The works brought previously unknown remains to public attention and had a profound effect on classical taste in England" (ODNB). They were "highly praised by Gibbon" (Hamilton), and moved Horace Walpole to remark that "of all the works that distinguish this age, none perhaps excell those beautiful editions of Balbec and Palmyra … The modest descriptions prefixed are standards of writing: The exact measure of what should and should not be said, and of what was necessary to be known" (Anecdotes, 1xiv). Dawkins wrote the official account while Wood took charge of the topography and inscriptions. Highly desirable in this condition, with rich impressions of the "beautifully executed plates" (Howgego).

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        Landschaft bei Birkenau an der Bergstraße.

      - Pinsel in Grau, etwas Feder in Braun, über Bleistift, auf Bütten, verso von alter Hand bezeichnet „bey Birgenau an der bergstraß", von anderer Hand nochmals „in d. Bergstr.". 15,7:20 cm. Papier etwas vergilbt und mit leichtem Lichtrand. Georg Schneider ist der jüngere Bruder von J. C. Schneider (1753-1839) und war auch dessen Schüler und hat sich ansonsten autodidaktisch weitergebildet. 1802 ließ er sich in Aschaffenburg nieder. Er malte vor allem Rheinlandschaften, wanderte aber auch in die Gegenden von Lahn und Nahe und kam auch in den Odenwald. In einem Skizzenbuch von 1791/93, das sich im Besitz des Landesmuseums in Mainz (Inv. Nr. GS 1915/2019) befindet, sind mehrere Zeichnungen, meist mit dem Pinsel ausgeführt, mit Motiven von Birkenau und Umgebung enthalten (vgl. Katalog: Arkadien am Mittelrhein. Caspar und Georg Schneider. Landesmuseum Mainz, 1998, Nr. 120, Fol. 34r, 40r; zum Zeichenstil vgl. op. Cit., Abb. P. 230 u. 231).

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        Partie Septentrionale De La Russie Europeenne - ou sont distinguees exactement toutes les Provinces, d\'apre le detail de l\'Atlas Russien

      Paris, 1753. 60x48 cm Kupferstich, koloriert detailiierte kolorierte Karte des europäischen Teils Russlands, leicht vergilbt, gerahmt, in der Mitte gefaltet, guter Zustand Versand D: 9,90 EUR

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        Sorgfältiger und Gewissenhafter Land- und Bauren-Doctor; welcher Gott zu Ehren, dem armen dürftigen Nächsten zu Nutz und denen nothleidenden Kranken mit guten Arzeneyen und mehrentheils geringen Haus-Mitteln, in allen vorfallenden Krankheiten getreulichen an Handen gehet. Sowie angeb.: Zweyter Theil. Oder: wohleingerichtete und bewährte Haus- Land- und Armen-Apothecke.

      Franfurt und Lzg Betz bzw 1756 (2 Teil); 1753 - (4. Aufl. oder unberechtigter Nachdruck); (6) 176 (8), 160 S. mit gest. Frontispiz; Ldr d. Zt. (Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, Rücken stärker und unten an den Gelenken aufgeplatzt, Vorsätze beschrieben, Titelei mit abnehmenden Feuchtigkeitsrand, etwas braunfleckig, hinterer fliegender Vorsatz fehlt) Interessantes Heilbuch, dessen Mittel vor allem aus Kräutern bestehen. Selten mit dem zweiten Teil, bei dem in der vorliegenden Ausgabe das Register nicht mit eingebunden ist. Der erste Teil entspricht im Umfang der 3. Auflage, die 1751 erschienen ist. 0,000 gr. (4. Aufl. oder unberechtigter Nachdruck);. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opuscules de M. F***.

      chez Arkstée & Merkus, A Amsterdam 1753 - 3 vol. in-12 de (4)-IV-408 pp. ; 420 pp. ; (6)-431-(1) pp., vélin dur, dos à nerfs, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Recueil de différents écrits du critique Elie Fréron avant la création de sa célèbre feuille, l'Année Littéraire qu'il commença l'année suivante ; au tome I, Critiques de quelques Ouvrages de Littérature, une vie de La Fontaine, une vie de Pope, & des Poësies diverses, avec quelques remarques de l'Editeur ; au tome II, Les premières feuilles périodiques de l'Auteur, sous le titre de Lettres de Madame la comtesse de ***. Sur quelques écrits Modernes, augmentées de plusieurs lettres qui n'ont point encore paru, avec quelques remarques de l'Editeur ; au tome III, Un extrait Chapitre par chapitre du livre de l'Esprit des Loix, des Observations sur quelques endroits particuliers de ce livre, & une idée de toutes critiques qui en ont été faites, avec quelques remarques de l'Editeur. Ce dernier titre est la réimpression du premier ouvrage de Véron de Forbonnais publié en 1751. On trouve de plus dans le deuxième volume le Parallèle de la Henriade et du Lutrin par l'abbé Batteux, imprimé pour la première fois en 1746. Au tome III, trace de mouillure marginale. Supercheries II, 3.

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        Recueil de pièces publiées autour de 1760].

      1753-1767 1753 - 13 pièces reliées en 1 vol. in-12, veau havane marbré, dos orné à nerfs, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Recueil annoté à l'encre du temps, précédé d'une table des titres manuscrite. Toutes les pièces sont de Voltaire, sauf mention contraire. 1. Le Huron, ou l'Ingénu. Seconde édition. À Lausanne, 1767 (Paris, Lacombe). 2 parties en 1 vol. in-12 de (2)-118-120 pp. Deuxième édition publiée l'année de l'originale, la première sous le titre du Huron. Relié sans les deux faux-titres (parties I et II). L'Oeuvre imprimé de Voltaire à la Bibliothèque Nationale, 2824 ; Bengesco, n° 1471. 2. [GIRAUD (Claude Marie)]. Épître du diable à M. de V***, à Genève. Sans lieu, 1760. In-12 de 21 pp. Edition originale. Vignette gravée sur le titre. Bengesco, 2330. 3. Réponse de M. de Voltaire aux Épîtres du Diable. Sans lieu, 1762. In-12 de 8 pp. Deuxièmé édition. Relié sans le feuillet de titre. Oeuvre imprimé, 5575 ; Bengesco, 2330 4. Relation de la maladie, de la confession, de la mort et de l'apparition du jésuite Bertier, avec la Rélation du voyage de Frère Garassise, et ce qui s'ensuit, en attendant ce qui s'ensuivra. Sans lieu (Genève, Cramer), 1760. In-12 de 54 pp. Troisième édition. Facétie qu'on attribua aussi à Grimm mais qui est bien de Voltaire. L'Oeuvre imprimé de V., 3882 ; Bengesco,1641. 5. [COYER (Gabriel-François)]. Lettre au R. P. Berthier, sur le matérialisme. A Geneve (Paris), 1759. In-12 de 77 pp. Edition originale. 6. Les Quand, notes utiles, sur un discours prononcé devant l'Académie françoise, le 10 mars 1760. Sixième édition, augmentée des Si et des Pourquoi (de l'abbé Morellet). À Genève, (1760). In-12 de 20 pp. Contrefaçon imprimée en rouge, vraisemblablement lyonnaise car imprimée sur papier du Forez. Libelle dirigé contre Le Franc de Pompignan. L'Oeuvre imprimé de V., 3900 ; Bengesco, 1644. 7. Les VII "quand" en manière des VIII de M. de V***, ou Lettre d'un apprenti bel-esprit qui ne manque pas de sens commun, à M. son père, en province, pour lui donner bonne opinion de lui. S.l.n.d. (1760.). In-12 de 11 pp. L'Oeuvre imprimé de V., 3906. 8. Les Car, à M. Le Franc de Pompignan. Par M. de V? S.l.n.d. (Genève, Cramer, 1761). In-16 de 4 pp. Premier tirage. Titre de départ seulement. Écrit à l'occasion de la publication par Le Franc de Pompignan de l'Éloge historique de Mgr le duc de Bourgogne (Paris, 1761). L'Oeuvre imprimé de V., 3882 ; Bengesco,1665. 9. Le Codicile de Monsieur de Voltaire, trouvé dans ses papiers après son décès. Genève, 1762. In-12 de 13 pp. Edition originale. Oeuvre imprimé, 5434 ; Bengesco, 2385, 2. 10. Le Russe à Paris. Sans lieu, 1760. In-12 de 16 pp. Tirage publié l'année de l'originale. Le titre de départ indique petit poème en vers alexandrins, composé à Paris au mois de mai 1760 par M. Ivan Alethof, secrétaire de l'ambassade russe. Le poème est suivi de notes. L'Oeuvre imprimé de V., 2382 ; Bengesco, 688. 11. Lettre de M. de Voltaire, de l'Académie Française, à M. l'abbé d'Olivet, chancelier de la même Académie au Château de Ferney, 20 août 1761. S.l.n.d. (Paris, 1761). In-12 de 15 pp. Tirage parisien publié l'année de l'originale. Titre de départ. Au sujet du Commentaire sur Corneille, des conditions de souscription et des principaux souscripteurs. L'Oeuvre imprimé de V., 5033 ; Bengesco, 1937. 12. [Oeuvres mêlées d'un auteur célèbre, qui s'est retiré de France. Berlin (Paris), 1753.] In-12 de 45 pp. Tirage inconnu de Bengesco et l'Oeuvre imprimé - relié sans la page de titre. Recueil à pagination continue, qui contient : Diatribe du Docteur Akakia ; Décret de l'Inquisition, et Rapport des professeurs de Rome, au sujet d'un prétendu président, Le Jugement des professeurs du Collège de la sapience ; Défense de Milord Bollingbroke, par le Docteur Good Natur'd Wellwisher, chapelain du comte de Chesterfield, traduit de l'anglois. L'Oeuvre imprimé de V., 3869 et Bengesco, 2180 pour un tirage de 60 pp. 13. Lettre civile et honnête à l'auteur malhonnête de la [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Manuscript: Warhafte und kurtze Lehr und Lebens-Beschreibung der Wiedertauffer Wie dass dieselbe[n] durch ihre schein-heilige gegen alle Geist- undt Weltliche reichten ja wieder die natur selbst strebender Lebens-Regul in der Westphälischen Haubt- und Hansestadt Münster Wie auch in einige benachbarte Städte undt Länder eingeschlichen seyn und rechtmässig bestrafet worden welches weithläuftig in Lateinischer Sprache beschrieben durch den Ehrwüdigen Herrn Hermannum Kersenbrock, Art. lib. Mag. und der Schul-Rector ad S. Paul. In teutsch Ubersetzet als das zweIte JubelJahr der wIedertäuffer ausrottung gefeIret....“

      No place [Germany?, Holland] Folio (32.5 cm; 13"). [1] f., double-page illus., 220 pp., [2 (blank)], [16], [1], [1 (blank), [4] ff.. 1753 An 18th-century translation from the original Latin into German of a substantial, short book?-length treatise originally written slightly before 1584 by Kerssenbroch (1520?-85) to celebrate the jubilee of the expulsion of the Anabaptists from Münster. (This expulsion, from his point of view, would have been turn-about as fair play, given that according to the Catholic Encyclopedia "his parents were banished from that city by the Anabaptists.") This text does not seem to be a translation of any known Latin writings by Kerssenbrock nor does NUC Manuscripts (on-line) list any manuscript of this title; and while it is clearly related to his "Geschichte der Wiedertäufer zu Münster im Westphalen, nebst einer Beschreibung der Hauptstadt dieses Landes" that was first published in 1771, it is certainly not the same work. The double-page illustration is in color; it is of Münster and its churches and is dated April, 1748. The style is archaic and reminiscent of that used in the Nuremberg Chronicle. Following Kerssenbroch's treatise are a number of leaves containing transcription of Latin documents from the 15th century and earlier. The bulk of the text is written on paper with a fool's cap watermark and the counter mark "IV." => The hand is large and legible; the margins are generous. Binding: Contemporary German half vellum with mottled paper sides (in shades of white, blue-green, and red); neat gilt leather title-label on spine, and all edges carmine. Provenance: Ex?-Crozer Theological Library; then to Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School; deaccessioned. On Kerssenbroch, see: Catholic Encyclopedia (online). Volume bound as above; old bookplate and marks as per provenance. Text clean, ink good, and paper excellent.

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        Antiquitates et Memorabilia Historiae Franconicae, Darinnen insonderheit der Ursprung/ Einrichtung und Merckwürdigkeiten der Fürstlichen Residentz-Stadt Hildburghausen von denen ältesten biß auf die jetzige Zeiten aus bewährten Uhrkunden abgehandelt werden. ANGEBUNDEN: Antiquitates et Memorabilia Historiae Franconicae, Darinnen insonderheit der Ursprung/ Einrichtung und Merckwürdigkeiten der Stadt Eißfeld von denen ältesten biß auf die jetzige Zeiten aus bewährten Uhrkunden abgehandelt werden. ANGEBUNDEN: Antiquitates et Memorabilia Historiae Franconicae, Darinnen Insonderheit der Ursprung, Einrichtung und Merkwürdigkeiten der Stadt und Diaeces Königsberg, Sonnenfeld [Sonnefeld], Behringen und Schalkau Von denen ältesten biß auf die jetzige

      Hildburghausen Verlag Johann Gottfried Hanisch -1755; 1753 - EA; 3 Bände in 1; ca 22x18 cm; (8) 590 Seiten; (4) 396 Seiten; (10) 446 Seiten mit 2 Kupfertafeln (im 3. Band); Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband bestoßen und berieben, Gelenke beschabt [aber alles fest und kompakt), Exlibris auf Innendeckel, Name auf Vorsatz, privater Stempel auf Seite [3] von Band 1 und einmal im Text, die ersten 5 Blätter mit kleinem Eckabriß [keinerlei Textverlust] rechts oben; sonst gutes, komplettes Exemplar) Zusammenbindung mit allen 3 von Krauß erschienenen Bänden, in dieser Komplettheit sehr selten! 0,000 gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mémoires secrets de la République des Lettres, ou le Théâtre de la Vérité par l'Auteur des Lettres Juives. Letters 1-4 and 7-19 in 7 volumes.

      Amsterdam and Den Haag, Desbordes and Neaulme, 1737-, 1753. - circa 13,5 x 7,8 cm. Together about 2200 pages Contemporary full mottled calf with richly gilt spines and covers, gilt arms of the Madame de Pompadour on all covers Cf. Gay/ Lemonnyer III, p.172 and Barbier III, 252. Collection of essays in the form of letters by the author and philosopher Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, marquis d'Argens (1703-1771), who lived for 25 years at the court of Frederic II. of Prussia in Berlin and Potsdam before returning to his native town Aix-en-Provence. He describes and critizises contemporary literature, philosophy and fashions, some letters are very satirical and polemic against the clergy which is the reason why these volumes were printed in the Netherlands and prohibited in France. Complete sets are very rare to find as the letters appeared over a period of more than 15 years. Especially the last parts (17-19) seem to be uncommon and missing to most copis we could trace. Here the third volume with letters 5 and 6 has unfortunately gone lost. - This set is from the library of the Marquise de Pompadour (1721-1764) the official chief mistress of Louis XV. Each volume shows her arms on both covers. The first endpaper of each volume has another engraved bookplate (engraved by Agry) with different crowned arms. In 1757 the Marquise sold the Chateau de Crecy with all it contained and these volumes were most likely among the property sold. They are not mentioned in the catalogue that describes the books she left after her death. - Nice set, only minor browning, a little rubbed, one spine with a small wormhole. Very decorative and with an important provenance. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nieuwe Kaart Van Het Oostelyklte Der Weereld Map

      Amersterdam 1753 - Early, orig Dutch engraved map showing the J Oostindie's map of Eastern Hemisphere, depicting East Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia (incorporating New Guinea), New Zealand and Africa. Free-floating but protected by mylar. Full size 430mm x 390mm. A very early handsome map.

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        A Chart of North and South America including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia

      London: Thomas Jefferys, 1753. Engraved map of the Americas, the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans on 6 copper engraved sheets (each sheet approximately 22 x 29 1/2 inches, or smaller). (Old folds). An unassembled six sheet wall map centered on the Americas accurately documenting European exploration in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans up to the mid-eighteenth century. The six sheets cover an area from 185 degrees west to 20 degrees east, and from 60 degrees south to 82 degrees north, and would form a map of about 60 x 48 inches if joined. The map records the tracks of all the latest voyages to the Arctic and the Bering Straits, as well as the Dutch voyages to the South Pacific. Overall, the map offers a clear record of the discoveries that had been made in the area as of 1753, just before an explosion of Western activity in the Pacific and the start of the search, in earnest, for the Northwest Passage. Each of the six double-page sheets includes tables recording distances and positions, the voyages of various explorers, and additional miscellaneous notes (many referring to other maps and mapmakers). Each map is individually titled along upper margin as follows: Sheet I: Chart containing part of the Icy Sea with the adjacent Coast of Asia and America Sheet 2: Chart comprising Greenland with the Countries and Islands about Baffin's and Hudson's Bays Sheet 3: Chart containing the Coasts of California, New Albion, and Russian Discoveries to the North; with the Peninsula of Kamchatka, in Asia, opposite thereto; and Islands, dispersed over the Pacific Ocean, to the North of the Line Sheet 4: Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, with the British, French, & Spanish Settlements in North America, and the West Indies Sheet 5: Chart containing the greater part of the South Sea to the South of the Line, with the Islands dispersed thro' the same Sheet 6: Chart of South America, comprehending the West Indies, with the Adjacent Islands, in the Southern Ocean, and the South Sea Jefferys, the leading British mapmaker of the mid-eighteenth century, became geographer to the Prince of Wales in 1746 and geographer to the King in 1760. He published a remarkable number of maps and charts, many of the North American continent. "The genius behind Jefferys in his shop was a brilliant man who at this time went by the alias of John Green. He made a great six-sheet map of North and South America (1753), concerning which he said, 'The English charts of America being for the general very inaccurate, I came to a resolution to publish some new ones for the use of British navigators.' In addition to his extensive cartographic abilities, Green's personal history also stands out from amongst the biographies of other 18th-century British map makers. John Green was born Braddock Mead in Ireland before 1688, married in Dublin in 1715 and around 1717 moved to London. He was imprisoned in 1728 for trying to defraud an Irish heiress. He also worked with Chambers on his Universal Dictionary . After he got out of gaol, he took the name of Green, and subsequently worked for Cave, Astley, and Jefferys. Mead 'had a number of marked characteristics as a cartographer ... One was his ability to collect, to analyze the value of, and to use a wide variety of sources; these he acknowledged scrupulously on the maps he designed and even more fully in accompanying remarks. Another outstanding characteristic was his intelligent compilation and careful evaluation of reports on latitudes and longitudes used in the construction of his maps, which he also entered in tables on the face of the maps ... Mead's contributions to cartography stand out ... At a time when the quality and the ethics of map production were at a low ebb in England, he vigorously urged and practiced the highest standards; in the making of maps and navigational charts he was in advance of his time. For this he deserves due credit." (Cumming). Complete suites of the six maps are rare. In 1991, the Dupont set sold for $12,000 hammer; in 2007, the Frank Streeter set sold for $60,000. A separately-issued pamphlet on the map is seldom found together with the map, and is not included with this set. Lada-Mocarski quotes an 1899 Henry Stevens catalogue concerning the map: "We have never before met with the Remarks and Chart together. The latter is very rarely complete, as the 6 charts has a complete border and title so that they were evidently sold separately as required." Crone, "John Green. Notes on a neglected Eighteenth Century Geographer and Cartographer," Imago Mundi , VI (1950) p. 89-91; Crone, "Further Notes on Braddock Mead, alias John Green..." Imago Mundi , VIII (1951) p. 69; Cumming, British Maps of Colonial America, pp.45-47; Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, 28538; Phillips, A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 1196; Phillips, A List of Maps of America , p.109; Lada-Mocarski 10.

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        Rétablissement des Manufactures et du Commerce d'Espagne. Ouvrage divisé en deux parties : La première, qui considère principalement les Manufactures d'Espagne. La seconde, qui traite de son Commerce maritime.

      chez les Frères Estienne, Imprimé à Amsterdam et se trouve à Paris 1753 - 2 parties en 1 vol. in-12 de (6)-139 pp. ; 235 pp., veau havane, dos orné à nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Première édition française. Traduction de Plumard de Dangeul. L'édition originale fut publiée en 1740. « Bon livre à consulter sur la décadence industrielle et commerciale de l'Espagne, et sur toutes les questions d'économie politique qui s'y rattachent » (Blanqui p. 407). Kress, 5315 ; Einaudi, 5783 pour l'édition originale. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Myo-graphie ou description des muscles du corps humain

      1753 - (2), 171, (1), 38 pl. Paris, Briasson, 1753, in-4, (2), 171, (1), 38 pl, Plein basane fauve, dos à nerfs ornés (reliure de l'époque), Première édition. Texte en latin et en français. Les neufs premières planches ont des "contre-planches" gravées au trait, placées en regard. On doit à Pierre Tarin, médecin et anatomiste français, quelques brillantes monographies d'anatomie générale : un "dictionnaire anatomique", la "Myographie" présentée ici, et une "Ostéographie", toutes trois publiés en 1753. Il dirigea les parties de "l'Encyclopédie" touchant à l'Anatomie. Sa Myographie est le prolongement de l' " Historia musculorum " d'Albinus, dont il reprend les célèbres figures. Petite déchirure à la planche XIV, dépliante. Quelques infimes rousseurs et mouillures sans atteinte aux gravures. Restaurations habiles de la reliure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Amerique Suivant Le R. P. Charlevoix Jte. Mr. De La Condamine, Et Plusieurs Autres Nouvle. Observations a Paris Par Le Sr. Le Rouge Ing. Geographe Du Roy. Rue Des Grs. Augustins 1746

      Paris 1753 - An engraved map of North and South America at the middle of the 18th century, with outline coloring. Some creasing at center fold, several short tears and one 6" tear from the lower edge into an ocean portion, neatly repaired. The map contains a table at the lower left and further notes at the lower right, with a brightly colored and ornate title illustration. Designed by George LeRouge, Louis XV's royal cartographer, the map has a title dated 1746, but is from 1753. The California coast is delineated up to Cap Mendocin, where pure speculation takes over. Alaska and its relationship to the mainland are just an indistinct guess. A Riv. De Louest spans the continent of North America. Collector Warren Heckrotte points out that "In North Pacific Chirikof's voyage is shown and in North America the presumed waterway discovered by De Fonte's. This material was added in 1753, not with the original engraving. This map and Le Rouge's 1744 world map have been pointed out as being the first cartographic representation of the Bering and Chirikof Expedition of 1742, and of the De Fonte voyage. This material was added in 1753; these maps have no priority." Chaplet watermark with countermark, Heawood 239. Wroth, Cartography of the Pacific, 92. P-LG 2720, 4286, 5974. Heckrotte and Dahl, TMC#93, Sept. 1993. ; 19 1/4" x 25"

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        Histoire des persecutions des religieuses de Port-Royal. Ecrites par elles-memes.

      A Ville-Franche (Amsterdam) : Aux depens de la Societe, 1753 - Première édition; reliure plein cuir de l'époque, solide, dos à cinq nerfs avec titre doré et fleurons, coiffes et coins usés, jointure fendillée des deux côtés, coupes rouges, petite étiquette de bibliothèque sur gardes marbrées et page de titre; intérieur frais, rares traces d'usage; -In-4, XIII, 496 pp., les pages. 84-95 (tables) sont placées en tête du livre; bon exemplaire; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        INDIA - 2 Charts on 1 Sheet: [CHENNAI (Madras) & Pulicat, Tamil Nadu]. De Kust van Coromandel Reede voor Palleakatte. [and] [Cuddalore area, Tamil Nadu] De Kust van Coromoandel Tengepatnam.

      - A rare and fine pair of sea charts, presented together on a single sheet, of Chennai & Pulicat and the Cuddalore area (Tamil Nadu), from the ‘Secret Atlas’ of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), issued in Amsterdam by Johannes van Keulen II. This lovely and very rare pair of charts on a single sheet features two important areas along India’s Coromandel Coast, in what is today Tamil Nadu, and is from the ‘Secret Atlas’ of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), issued by Johannes van Keulen II in Amsterdam in 1753. The upper chart covers the Madras (Chennai) and Pulicat region, from a westward-orientated perspective. Features along the shore are expressed pictographically, while hydrographic information dots the seas. The position labeled ‘’t Engles Fort,’ surmounted by the English flag, refers to Madras (Chennai), and Fort St. George in particular, while further to the left, is St. Mary’s Church. Founded in 1744, Madras (Chennai) was the capital of the Three Presidencies of the British East India Company (EIC), and the most important European-ruled settlement in Southern India. Just seven years before this map was issued, Madras was taken by the French during the Siege of Madras (1746), Britain’s worst-ever defeat on the Indian Subcontinent, although the city would be retuned to the EIC in 1748. Further to the north (right) is ‘Palleacatte’ (Pulicat), marked with a Dutch tricolour, as it was then an important VOC base. It was established by the Portuguese in 1502 and conquered by the Dutch in 1609. From that time until 1690, Pulicat served as the capital of the Dutch Coromandel (replaced that year by Negapatnam), although it remained an important Dutch post until 1825, when it was ceded to Britain. The prominent Pulicat sandbar, which juts far out into the Bay of Bengal is marked. The fine chart that occupies the lower part of the sheet features the area just to the north of Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu). ‘Tengepatnam’ (not to be confused with the other Tengapatnam, Tamil Nadu, properly known as Thengapattanam, located the northwest of Cape Comorin) refers to a Dutch base built in 1647 to the north of Cuddalore, since abandoned. To the left (south) is ‘’t Moorse Fort’ (the Moorish Fort) which inaccurately named what became Fort St. David. The fort was originally built by the Nayaks of Gingee in 1608, and was taken by the Marathas in 1677. In 1690, the EIC took over the fort, whereupon it became a major British base, stalking Pondicherry, the capital of French India, located a short distance to the north. The town of Cuddalore developed to the south of Fort St. David. A Hindu temple in the interior, labeled as ‘de Pagood Tierepopeliere,’ is employed as a navigational aid. The Secret Atlas of the VOC & the Charts of India The present charts are part of the ‘Secret Atlas’ of the VOC, issued in Amsterdam by Johannes van Keulen II, which featured printed charts based on the manuscript charts that were privileged for the use of the Company’s sea captains. They lend a unique insight into the knowledge of coastal India possessed by the VOC, one of the key players in India during the 17th and 18th Centuries. Exquisitely engraved, the charts reflect the best practices of Dutch maritime cartography. The VOC established a dedicated and highly organized hydrographic office that went to great efforts to obtain the best information on the navigation of the waters around South and Southeast Asia. The Company developed master charts of various regions that were continuously updated by intelligence supplied by ships’ captains returning to the Netherlands. For some generations, these charts generally remained in manuscript form so that their dissemination could be carefully controlled, so that their valuable intelligence would not fall into the hands of rival powers, such as the British East India Company (EIC) and the French East India Company. While certain details were occasionally leaked to commercial map printers, much of the most valuable information

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        Mémoires historiques sur la Louisiane, Contenant ce qui y est arrivé de plus mémorable depuis l'année 1687. jusqu'à présent; avec l'établissement de la Colonie Franc?oise dans cette Province de l'Amérique Septentrionale sous la direction de la Compagnie des Indes, le climat, la nature & les productions de ce pays, l'origine & la Religion des Sauvages qui l'habitent; leurs moeurs & leurs coutumes, &c. Composés sur les Mémoires de M. Dumont, par M. L. L. M. Ouverage enrichi de Cartes & de Figures. Tome Premier [Second]

      Chez Cl. J. B. Bauche, Paris 1753 - First edition. Duodecimo. In two volumes. In contemporary leather. Spine with five raised bands, gilt, each with red title vignettes. With marbled endpapers and fore-edge. (6), x, 261, (2) p. and 1 folding map of Louisiana and 5 plates; (4), 338 p. and 4 engraved maps (3 of them folding). First edition of the "Historic Memoirs of Louisiana" important and early history of Louisiana, considered the first reliable account of the state, with much information on the Indians. The number of plates vary, this copy has more than others, that makes it extremely scarce. With five fort maps, one of the the fort at New Orleans, and four fruit tree plates, and the fine folding map "Carte de la Louisiane" (by Chambon), that shows the French territories prior to the French and Indian War, many forts (e.g. Illinois, Natchez, Fort St. Pierre Yazoo, Fort Rosalie, S. Francois, Mobile, Fort des Alibamons, Pensacole) and early settlements (e.g. New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Biloxi, Paskagoula). The first volume describes the natural history of Louisiana, its climate, natural products, flora and fauna, and the customs, origins and religion of the indigenous Indians. The second volume concerns with the history of the state from 1687, the establishment of the French in the province, until 1740, the death of Robert de La Salle who named the territory of the Mississippi basin "La Louisiane" in honour of Louis XIV and claimed it for France. Some authorities erroneously attributed the book to Georges-Marie Butel-Dumont (1725-1788). It was actually edited by Abbé Jean Baptiste de Mascrier (1697-1760), loosely based on the manuscripts that Jean-François Benjamin Dumont de Montigny (1696-1760), a colonial engineering officer and farmer in French Louisiana, had written about his experiences in Louisiana. [Howes L250; Sabin 9605; Field 463; Streeter 125.]. Possessor's inscription and note in ink on first leaf's verso and on half-title in the the first volume. Stain on half title of the second volume. Wormhole to spine of the first volume. Both volumes slightly rubbed at extremities. Overall in fine condition. In two volumes. In contemporary leather. Spine with five raised bands, gilt, each with red title vignettes. With marbled endpapers and fore-edge [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Relação panegyrica das honras funeraes, que as memorias do . D. João V consagrou a Cidade de Bahia Corte da America Portugueza .

      Lisbon, Na Regia Officina Sylviana, 1753. - Folio (31 x 21.2 cm.), contemporary mottled sheep (recased; recent endleaves), spine gilt with raised bands in six compartments (skillful repairs to head and foot), burgundy leather lettering piece, short title gilt, text block edges sprinkled red. Four engraved vignettes (including one on title-page), 2 engraved initials. Dampstaining in lower quarter, especially to half title and title page, then diminishing but continuing through most of the volume, becoming prominent again in final leaves. Small insignificant worm trace in lower blank margin of final 7 leaves, never affecting text. Overall in good condition. (16 ll.), 326 pp., (1 blank l.). *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of one of the best anthologies of eighteenth-century literature in Brazil. Borba de Moraes comments, "The scarcity of this volume has led literary historians writing on eighteenth century Brazilian poetry to mention in their studies only those poets whose works were reprinted by Varnhagen. They passed over others whose poems were perhaps more important, and in fact more representative of contemporary style." Many pieces appear here for the first and only time; some were published in later anthologies, such as Varnhagen's @Florilegio.Among the authors included is Manoel de Santa Maria Itaparica, an important Bahian poet, who contributed three sonnets (pp. 122-4), a @Canção funebre (pp. 125-7), and a Latin epigram (p. 128). Itaparica, a native of Bahia born in 1704, entered the monastery of Paraguaçu in 1720. Fr. Jaboatão states in his @Orbe serafico that if it were possible to collect Itaparica's poetical works, they would fill several volumes (quoted in Borba); however, all that now remain are the pieces in the @Relação panegyrica and one poem printed separately, the extremely rare @Eustachidos (n.p., n.pr.). (See Borba I, 421.)Various other contributors were members of the Brazilian Academia dos Esquecidos or Academia dos Renascidos, or both. José de Oliveira Serpa (1696-1758), who was born and died in Bahia, was a member of the Academia dos Esquecidos, and died just a few months before the founding of the Academia dos Renascidos. Eight of his poems are included (p.l. 7@r & 8@v, pp. 48, 49, 50, 51, 138-9, 140), along with eight works by his nephew Silvestre de Oliveira Serpa (p.l. 14@r, pp. 82, 83, 84, 118-21, 132-3, 134-5, 136-7. (On these two authors see Borba I, 17 and II, 793-4.) Antonio de Oliveira contributed three sonnets (p.l. 9@r, pp. 54, 55) as well as the @Estatua de ouro, que . D. João V . erigio nas immortaes, e gloriosas acçoens de sua heroica vida . (pp. 213-47), a sermon preached at Sta. Clara do Desterro in Bahia, which had already been printed in Lisbon in 1752. Oliveira was a member of the Esquecidos and the Renascidos, and although born in Lisbon, had moved to Brazil with his parents when very young. (See Borba II, 626-8, who lists 7 works for this author.)Manuel Fereira Neves, who had no works published separately (see Borba I, 144), contributed 14 works to this volume, among them two lengthy pieces: a "Romance heroico, e esdruxulo" (p.l. 13@r-v) and an "Elogium sepulchrale" (pp. 175-81). He was a member of the Renascidos. The @Culto metrico of José Pires de Carvalho e Albuquerque, often cited as a typical poem of the time, does not appear in this volume, but three other short works by this member of the Renascidos do (pp. 52, 53); according to the citations in Borba, they would seem to be the only other published works by this native of Bahia, b. 1701 (see Borba I, 18). The editor of the volume, João Borges de Barros, another member of the Renascidos and native of Bahia (b. 1706), has eight works included; Borba lists only one other work by him (see I, 84). Domingos da Silva Teles, a member of the Renascidos and chaplain at Guaíba, has six works in this volume (p.l. 8@r, 11@v-12@v, pp. 57, 58, 104-109, and 110-117), including the lengthy "Romance heroico," "Elegia," and "Egloga," but apparently had only one work published elsewhere (see [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tabula Geographica Hemisphaerii Australis. - I.C.R. delin':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Johann Christoph Rhode aus Atlas geographicus omnes b. Leonhard Euler in Berlin, 1753, 31 x 31 Phillips Atlases III, 3500. - Zeigt den Südpol (Antarktis) und das Südpolarmeer, das südliche Afrika, die Südspitze von Südamerika sowie Australien mit Indonesien. - Über der Karte Titelkopfleiste. - Unten links Stempel der Königlich preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. - Seltene Karte. Shows the South Pole with Southafrica, Southamerica, Australia with Indonesia. - The map is old coloured by a contemporary hand and has a stamp of the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences. - Rare map. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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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 AMONG THE HEATHENISH TRIBE

      Boston, 1753. Small quarto. Bound to style in antique three-quarter speckled calf, leather label, and marbled boards. Lower 3/8 of titlepage in expert facsimile (the entire title present, authors name and imprint in facsimile). Light foxing to a few leaves. Else very good. "The HISTORICAL MEMOIRS are regarded as one of the foundation stones in the relation between the Whites and Indians in the 18th century..." - Streeter. Hopkins, pastor of a church in Springfield, describes the mission near the intersection of the upper Housatonic River and the Connecticut-Massachusetts line, and its activities from 1734 to 1749. He gives an intimate and detailed picture, often on a day-by-day basis. The mission was conducted by the Rev. John Sergeant, originally recruited for the job by Stephen Williams, son of the "Redeemed Captive" and long active in Indian-white relations in western Massachusetts. This book is really a colonial diary. It is remarkable for its details of daily life, but especially in illustrating the degree to which the lives of Indians and British settlers intermingled in New England before 1750, on one hand; and how education and schooling was conducted, on the other. This book undermines all stereotypes of Indian/White encounter once the frontier had moved westward. There is no better picture of the relationships of the two races during this transitional period on the frontier of New England. This is an extremely rare book and is not listed in Field. In the Streeter copy the title-leaf and last two leaves are in facsimile, which is apparently the case with a number of other copies located. "One of the rarest books relating to New England" - Sabin.

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        Dei vizi, e dei difetti del moderno teatro e del modo di correggergli, e d'emendarli. Ragionamenti VI di Laurisio Tragiense pastore arcade

      Roma, N. e M. Pagliarini, 1753. 1753 Edizione originale. In 4°, p. XII,345(1). Opera assai interessante, anche se l'aspetto etico - religioso potrebbe sembrare prevalente su quello estetico - architettonico. Alcune incisioni nel testo e 6 tavole f.t., tre delle quali raffigurano piante di teatri (Cicognara, 761 riporta soltanto 3 tavole). Testatine, finalini e capilettera. Qualche fioritura, ma ottimo esemplare. Legatura coeva in pergamena con tassello al dorso. Tagli colorati.

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        I. Carte particulière des Costes de Normandie. Depuis Dieppe jusqu'à la pointe de la Percée en Bessin.

      S.n.l.n.d. [Imp. Du Dépt. De la Marine,1753]. - Grande carte marine sur vergé fort (88 x 63 cm), sans nom d'auteur ni de date, avec les échelles de mesure des longitudes et des méridiens sur le pourtour, notamment celui de l'Isle de Fer, une échelle des distances en lieues marines, terrestres et en toises (pliure au centre avec brunissure à l'emplacement de l'onglet). Cette carte est extraite du "Neptune françois" ou "Recueil des cartes marines levées et gravées par ordre du Roy", de Jacques Nicolas Bellin, dont la première édition sortit des presses de l'Imprimerie royale en 1693. C'est à la demande de Colbert que fut envisagé Le Neptune, auquel collaborèrent les mathématiciens et astronomes de l'Académie des Sciences et les ingénieurs hydrographes de la Marine. Les longitudes de cette première édition avaient été calculées à partir du méridien de l'île de Fer, comme le prescrivait l'ordonnance de Louis XIII de 1634. Pour l'édition suivante, en 1753, les hydrographes du Dépôt de la Marine choisirent de faire partir la graduation du méridien de Paris, tout en faisant figurer également les méridiens de Londres, de l'île de Fer, du pic de Ténériffe et du cap Lézard. Les deux cartes particulières des côtes de Normandie, la nôre et la seconde qui représente le Cotentin, sont le résultat des travaux des sieurs Razaud et Chazelles, ingénieurs géographes.

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        Johann Stephan Pütters Anleitung zur Juristischen Praxi wie in Teutschland sowohl gerichtliche als aussergerichtliche Rechtshändel oder andere Canzley- Reichs- und Staats-Sachen schriftlich oder mündlich verhandelt, und in Archiven beygeleget werden.

      Göttingen: Verlag der Witwe Vandenhoeck. 1753 Erstausgabe. 24 Bll., 405 S. u. 7 Bll. Register. Pp. der Zeit. Einband stärker berieben, Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen im Bezugspapier, fliegender Vorsatz mit Anmerkungen von alter Hand, Schnitt geringf. stockfleckig, sonst sehr gutes und sauberes Exemplar Versand D: 4,80 EUR

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        Die nach zweyen unglückl. Feuers-Bränden sich wieder erhohlte Käyserl. fr. Reichsstadt Nordhausen nach ihrem Nahmen, Alterthum und Beschreibung derer Strassen so wohl, als denen neu aufgeführten Publiquen- und Privat-Gebäuden,...

      Cöler Leipzig, Nordhausen 1753 (...wie auch alten und neuen Begebenheiten, mit denen itzo darinnen lebenden Personis publicis, samt demjenigen, was sich iezu weilen in der Nachbarschaft ereignet, denen einheimisch- und auswärtigen Liebhabern derer Alterthümer zu einiger Betrachtung vorgebildet ). Titelblatt in rot und schwarz gedruckt, 159 Seiten ( incl. der Vorrede ) mit einigen gestochenen Vignetten, schlichter Pappband späterer Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Rückenschildchen, 8° ( 18 x 11 cm ). >>> laut Titelblatt: Sieckel: = \" Reipublicae Nordhusanae Advocato \" <<< Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten stärker bestoßen. Innen alte Besitzstempel und Vermerke auf dem Innendeckel und Vorsatz ( die Vorsätze sind erneuert worden ). Papier durchgehend gebräunt, Seiten teils leicht stock- oder gering braunfleckig, wenige Seiten eselsohrig. - Von außerordentlicher Seltenheit - ( Gewicht 200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Nordhausen, Harz, Sieckel, Thüringen, Südharz, Feuer, Feuersbrunst, Feuerbränden, Google

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        Accurate Geographische Delineation derer Zum Saechsischen Chur Creisse gehörigen Aemter Liebenwerda und Schlieben Nebst darinnen befindlichen Staedten und Dorff Schafften auch andern angrenzenden Orten. In Amsterdam by Petrus Schenk mit Königl. und Churfürstl. Sächss. Previlegio 1753.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Petrus Schenk in Amsterdam, dat. 1753, 49,5 x 55,5 Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III, Sche 16, 7. - Zeigt die Ämter Liebenwerda und Schlieben mit dem Gebiet zwischen Luckau, Schweinitz, Torhau und Elsterwerda. - Links und rechts neben der Karte Suchregister. - Oben links Titelkartusche. - Rechts mittig Erklärungen. - Rechts unten Kartusche mit Meilenzeiger. - Perfekter Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Derer zu dem Thuringischen Creisse des Churfürstenthums Sachsen gehöhrigen Aemmter Sachsenburg und Weissensee richtige Delineation nebst allen andern angrenzenden Gegenden In Amsterdam by Petrus Schenk. mit Konigl. und Churfürstl. Sachss. Privilegie 1753.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Petrus Schenk in Amsterdam, dat. 1753 ersch. 1760, 48,5 x 57,5 Koeman, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. III, Sche 16, 33. - Zeigt die Ämter Sachsenburg und Weißensee in Thüringen mit dem Gebiet Erfurt, Allstedt, Sondershausen und Bad Tennstedt. - Erfurt mit großem Befestigungsplan. - Links und rechts neben der Karte Ortssuchregister. - Unten links Titelkartusche. - Unten rechts Erklärungen. - Perfekter Zustand! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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         Dissertationes botanico-theologicae tres de herba borith, in quarum ... Altdorf, Jobst Wilhelm Kohles, 1705. 4to. With 1 engraved plate showing 3 numbered figures. Contemporary blind-tooled calf (with pointillé stamps), gold-tooled board edges. Rebacked. .

      Cf. BMC NH, p. 1055 (1st issue); Pritzel 5041(1st issue). The second, greatly expanded issue of the first and only edition of a Latin thesis on biblical botany, devoted to a Middle Eastern plant the author calls herba borith (soap plant) or Kali arabum, which Linnaeus gave its modern name Anabasis aphylla in 1753. Lange (1664-1731), a minister of the evangelical church in Altdorf, gives an account of the earlier literature, including that by Leonhard Rauwolf, who visited the Middle East in in the 1570s and published his description of the plant in 1582. Lange also gives an extensive analysis of biblical passages in German, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Aramaic, Arabic and Syriac, making considerable demands on the printer's stock of non-Latin types. Parts 2 and 3 provide a detailed exegesis of Jeremiah 2:22 and Malachi 3:2, passages concerned with washing and soap. With two bookplates (ca. 1850). Slightly browned and with a small marginal chip in one leaf, but otherwise in very good condition. Rebacked as noted, with the binding worn at the edges, but the blind-tooling on the boards remains in very good condition. A curious analysis of biblical botany..

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        A complete run of the five Seatonian Prize Poems won by Christopher Smart, 1750-1756, viz: On the Eternity of the Supreme Being, A Poetical Essay; On the Immensity of the Supreme Being. A Poetical Essay; On the Omniscience of the Supreme Being, A Poetical Essay; On the Power of the Supreme Being. A Poetical Essay; On the Goodness of the Supreme Being. A Poetical Essay

      Cambridge: Printed by J. Bentham, 1753-56 - Five parts, 4to, modern gray wrappers period style, stitched. ? The famous Seatonian Prize Poems, an annual award that commenced in 1750 with the bequest of clergyman Thomas Seaton (1684-1741), who dictated that the prize be awarded to the best poem in English on the supreme being. Christopher Smart, then a student at Cambridge, won the first five out of six years. Fine, large copies. It is highly uncommon to find a complete set in such fine condition. Cf. Rothschild 1865; NCBEL II, 590 Third edition; second edition; second edition; first edition; first edition (respectively). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Tour thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain. Divided into Circuits or Journeys. Giving a Particular and Entertaining Account of whatever is Curious. The Fifth Edition, with very great Additions. FIFTH EDITION IN CONTEMPORARY SPECKLED CALF

      Printed for S. Birt [and several others],, 1753. 4 vols., sm. 8vo., Fifth Edition, contemporary and nineteenth-century signatures on endpapers; attractively bound in contemporary full speckled calf, sides with double frame border in gilt, backs with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartments with leather labels lettered and ruled in gilt (two labels chipped and one absent), third compartments numbered in gilt, red sprinkled edges, joints of first volume tender (but binding entirely sound), a very good, bright, crisp, clean copy. An attractive copy in wholly unrestored period binding. SCARCE. NCBEL II, 902.

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        The Book of Common Prayer WITH The Holy Bible, Apocrypha, Gospels & Index

      Oxford: University: Thomas Baskett, 1753 In modern full calf, to style, box blind tooling, corners bumped. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles on maroon morocco label. Internally, no pagination but: The Book of Common Prayer, Thomas Baskett, 1752, A1-G8, complete. The Holy Bible,. Thomas Baskett, 1753, A1-I8, K1-U8, X1-Z8, Aa-Ii8, Kk1-Uu4, complete. Apocrypha A1-K8. The Gospels A2-O4, lacks only A1 the tp?. Index A1-E3, complete. Some paper edge repairs to TP of BCP and to tear of F4 of Gospels, new Old, fep, some light offsetting but a Very Good copy, rarely found as complete. Probably rebound in Birmingham in 1960s?. (ESTC T81391 & T123177. Darlow & Moule 830).Baskett printing family, see ODNB.

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        Species Plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas.

      - Holmiae, impensis Laurentii Salvii, 1753. 2 volumes. 8vo (200 x 120mm). pp. (12), 1-560; (2), 561-1200, (32). Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spines (skilfully rebacked). First edition of the most important work in the world's botanical literature, the foundation of binary nomenclature, and thus the starting point of modern nomenclature. There are two issues of the first volume of the first edition; the present one is the second issue, for which Linnaeus had revised and reprinted three leaves (i.e. E6, F5 & R2). It is therefore to be regarded as the definitive edition. Linnaeus himself named this work his "Magnum Opus". Many leaves have the English common names added in the margin in a contemporary hand. Title with some browning at the outer margin.Hulth 89; Hunt 548; Pritzel 5427; Soulsby 480a; Stafleu & Cowan 4769. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tabula Geographica Hemisphaerii Borealis . - I.C.Rhode delin':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Johann Christoph Rhode aus Atlas geographicus omnes b. Leonhard Euler in Berlin, 1753, 31 x 3,5 Phillips Atlases III, 3500. - Kreisrunde Karte der Nordpolregion, mit Europa, Asien und Nordamerika sowie den bislang entdeckten arktischen Regionen und nordpazifischen Inseln. - Über der Karte Titelkopfleiste. - Unten links Stempel der Königlich preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. - Seltene Karte. Shows the North Pole with America, Asien, Europa und Afrika. - The map is old coloured by a contemporary hand and has a stamp of the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences. - Rare map. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        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 Vergüldung und Versilberung, wie auch im Feuer, auf Metall, Glaß und Porcelain, den feinsten gelben und weissen Tombae, rare Composition der Edelsteine, Glassuren, Holtz- und Stein-Vergüldungen zu machen, nebst vielen noch unbekannten Chymischen Experimenten und Handgriffen, etc. denen Chymicis, Mahlern, Goldschnieden, Lackirern, Gürtlern, Schwerdfegern, Schlossern, Steinmetzen, Tischlern, Nadlern, Maurern, Töpffern, und andern Liebhabern, Zum Nutzen und Vergnügen herausgegeben.

      Ohne Ort (Zittau), ohne Drucker, 1753. 8°. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten. 6 Bll., 148 S., Mod. marmor. Ppbd. Erstausgabe. - Der anonyme Verfasser (1707-86) war preußischer Bergdirektor, bedeutender Metallurg und Alchemist, trat aber auch als Rosenkreuzer hervor. - Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. - Schießl 51; Bibl. Tinctoria 586; vgl. Ferguson I, 441f.; Ferchl 262; ADB XIV, 658f.; Wellcome III, 371; Schießl 1154. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Jugel, Farben, Färben, Kunstbuch, Kunst-Buch

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        Liefländische Chronik oder Origines Livoniae sacrae et civilis, wie solche Johann Daniel Gruber aus einem alten Manuscript Lateinisch herausgegeben . nunmehro aber aus andern Handschriften ergänzet . mit kurzen Anmerkungen begleitet und ins Deutsche übersetzet.

      Halle, Gebauer, 1747 - 1753. - 2 in 1 Band. 16 Bll., 220 S., 6 Bll.; 9 Bll., 364 (recte 366) S. (S. 301/02 als gefalt. Tabelle). HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Folio. 34 x 22 cm. Recke-N. I, 41; Winkelmann 4862; ADB I, 552f. (Arndt) u. vgl. ADB X, 4 (Gruber). - Bedeutende Chronik des baltischen Raumes. Für den ersten Teil übersetzte Arndt die von Gruber "kürzlich wieder aufgefundene und herausgegebene lateinische Chronik Heinrichs von Lettland (13. Jahrh.) und ergänzte eine nicht unbedeutende Lücke derselben aus der werthvollen Skodaiskischen Hs. zu Riga. Der 2. umfangreichere Theil: `L. unter seinen Herren Meistern` (das. 1753), behandelt die Geschichte Livlands bis zum Untergang der Selbständigkeit (1562), beruht auf einer langen Reihe einheimischer und auswärtiger Chronisten, auch auf einigen (gegenwärtig veröffentlichten) handschriftlichen Chroniken, besonders aber auf Urkunden, die A. in den Archiven der Städte Riga, Reval, des kurländischen Herzogthums und vieler Adelsfamilien benutzte und theils in Auszügen aneinander reihte, theils vollständig abdruckte" (ADB I, 552f.). - Mit gest. Wappenexlibris "Ex bibliotheca Gralathiana" (Warnecke 665), wohl Daniel Gralath d.Ä. (1708-1767), Bürgermeister von Danzig u. Physiker (vgl. NDB VI, 736). - Einband etwas beschabt u. bestoßen, Gelenke oben unten etwas eingerissen. Gebräunt und stellenw. etwas stockfleckig; stellenw. geknittert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Enumeratio Plantarum horti regii et agri Gottingensis aucta et emendata.

      - Gottingae, A. Vandenhoeck, 1753. 8vo (190 x 125mm). pp. lxxx, 424, (18), with engraved title-vignette showing the botanical garden. Contemporary half vellum, manuscript title on spine. In 1736 Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777) was appointed professor of the newly founded University of Göttingen. In the same year he established the Botanical Garden. He stayed 17 years in Göttingen and the amount of work achieved by him is enormous. Apart from his professorship he foundend the Botanical Garden, an anatomical museum, an obstretrical school and similar institutions, he carried on without interruption original investigations in botany and physiology, the results of which are preserved in the numerous works associated with his name; he also conducted a monthly journal (the Göttingische gelehrte Anzeigen), to which he is said to have contributed twelve thousand articles relating to almost every branch of human knowledge. An uncut copy, the last few leaves with some unobtrusive marginal dampstaining.Stafleu & Cowan 2309 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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