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        Unterricht von dem Müntzwesen, worin sowol der Zustand und Beschaffenheit der Müntzen bei den Jüden, Griechen und Römern als auch die Einrichtung des Müntzwesens nebst den unterschiedenen Sorten, Werth und Gehalt der Müntzen in den vornehmsten Europäischen Ländern vorgestellet wird

      Halle, Renger 1754. 18 cm. (16), 288, (24) Seiten Broschur - ADB 14, 94 (vgl.) - Fürst II, 93 - Werke zur Münzkunde "sind die vorzüglichsten Früchte der literarischen Tätigkeit Joachims gewesen" (ADB). Interessant unter anderem wegen der Berücksichtigung der jüdischen Geld- und Münzgeschichte bis zur Rückkehr aus dem Babylonischen Exil (S. 21-31). Enthält außerdem: Griechische und römische Münzen; Münzwesen im Mittelalter und in der Neuzeit (Portugal, Spanien, Frankreich, Niederlande, Deutschland, England, Dänemark, Schweden, Russland, Polen). Leicht gebräunt -

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        The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: Containing the Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants; Particularly the Forest-Trees, Shrubs, and other Plants, not hitherto Described

      London: Charles Marsh; Thomas Wilcox; Benjamin Stichall, 1754. 2 volumes. Folio (21 x 14 inches). Title-pages printed in red and black in English and French, text in parallel columns of English and French, dedication and index leaves in both volumes, 220 hand-colored etched plates after and by Catesby, folding hand-colored engraved map in volume 2, "An Account of Carolina and the Bahama Islands" bound following plates of volume 2 (in which p. vii has an interesting 1/4-page laid-on paper repair done before the leaf was printed), etched headpiece by Catesby, historiated woodcut initials (some light to moderate offsetting, foxing, and staining, a few plates bound upside down, supplemental plate19 in volume one misnumbered 20, plate 49 in volume 2 foxed). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt (rebacked to style, corners repaired, joints weak); cerise morocco clamshell boxes. Provenance: 19th-century armorial bookplates of John Spencer, Esq on each front paste-down; engraved bookplates of Harold Charles Drayton (1901-1966), British financier famous for championing independent television in the early 1950s. He was a discerning collector who "learnt to like the best and this applied not least to claret, which he dispensed generously" on each front free endpaper; Laird U. Park Jr., Americana Library. "The most famous color-plate book of American plant and animal life & [and] a fundamental and original work for the study of American species" (Hunt). Second edition, revised by George Edwards, text and plates on paper with various watermarks, first 20 text leaves of volume 2 with page numerals corrected by hand, as often; "DU" on title-page corrected by hand. Catesby's preface details his two journeys to the New World and the development of his Natural History, including his decision to etch his plates himself in order to ensure both accuracy and economy. "Instead of perpetuating the previous stiff, profile manner of presentation, Catesby devised the method of mingling plants and animals in logical groupings, most often with accuracy and with proportional scale between figure and plant. He did his utmost to convey something of the particular habits or movements of each species. Simple though they are, he infused his compositions with a sense of movement and vitality not usual prior to his work" (Norelli). From the distinguished libraries of Charles Drayton and Laird U. Park. Anker 94; Dunthorne 72; Ellis Mengel 477; Fine Bird Books 65; Great Flower Books 53; Hunt 486 (first edition); McGill/Wood 281; Norelli, American Wildlife Painting 73; Sabin 11059. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department.

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        Forst= und Jagd=Historie der Teutschen, Anjetzo vermehrt, verbessert, und mit einer besondern Vorrede versehen von D. Heinrich Gottlieb Francken, Römisch Kayserl. Pfalz= und Hoff=Grafen, wie auch des Staats=Rechts öffentlichen Lehrern zu Leipzig.

      Leipzig, Johann Christian Langenheim, 1754 - 560, 137 S. + Anhang., 8° Eigentumsvermerke. Titelei löst sich und etwas beschmutzt, Buchseiten etwas wellig, teils stockig, Einband stark berieben, Rücken eingerissen, deutliche Gebrauchsspuren. VERSANDKOSTENFREI bei Standardversand innerhalb Deutschlands ! Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 650

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        Essai Sur L'art de la Guerre.

      Paris: Prault & Jombert, 1754. - 2 vols. 439p. + 203p. 26 Folding plates. Oversize. Old leather with gilt lines on boards + gilt decorarated spines with raised bands. Very Good Set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis Sixti V & Clem. VIII Pont. Max. auctoritate recognita. Notis chronologicis, historicis, et geographicis illustrata, juxta Editionem Parisiensem Antonii Vitrè, nunc denuo revisa, et optimis exemplaribus adaptata.

      Venetiis, apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1754. 1754 2 voll. in-folio (310x210mm), pp. (18), 532; 533 1036, LXIV di "Tabulae Sacrae Geographicae" e di "Tabulae Chronologiae Sacrae". Legatura coeva p. pelle marrone con dorsi a 6 nervi adorni di titolo in oro su tasselli in pelle rossa, ricchi fregi floreali e ornamentali in oro entro scomparti. Unghie decorate in oro, tagli rossi a spruzzo. Sguardie pavonate. Antiporta calcografica con figurazioni sacre. Frontespizio in rosso e in nero con vignetta calcografica. Testo bicolonne entro filettature tipografiche plurime; testatine, capilettera e culs-de-lampe. Centinaia di xilografie intercalate n.t. a un quarto di pag. Bellissimo esemplare. Annotazione ottocentesca alla prima c. bianca del primo secolo. Magnifica edizione figurata settecentesca della Vulgata, di cui principale autore fu san Girolamo, nell'edizione procurata sotto Sisto V, corretta e riveduta poi sotto il pontificato di Clemente VIII (questa recensione testuale, edita nel 1592 dalla Tipografia Apostolica Vaticana e ufficializzata dalla Chiesa cattolica, è appunto conosciuta come edizione clementina; cfr. Alberto Vaccari, in Enciclopedia Italiana, VI, pp. 898-99). Manca al Morazzoni, che, p. 217, cita solo l'edizione del Pezzana del 1712.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Galleria Gilibert]
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        Discours Politiques traduits de l'Anglois.

      a Amsterdam, et se vend a Paris, Chez Michel Lambert, 1754. 1754 2 voll. in-8° (173x101mm), pp. (2), LVIII di prefazione del traduttore, 431 [le pp. 331 e sgg. contengono la traduzione francese di un'opera di Bolingbroke, "Réflexions Politiques sur l'etat présent de l'Angleterre, principalement à l'égard de ses Taxes & de ses dettes, & sur leurs causes & leurs conséquences"], (2); (6), 418 [le pp. 383 e sgg. sono di "Notice de quelques-uns des Principaux Ouvrages Anglois sur le Commerce"], (2); legatura coeva in vitello marmorizzato con dorsi a nervetti adorni di titolo e segnatura di volume in oro su due tasselli bicromi, filetti, fiorellini e tralci vegetali dorati entro scomparti. Tagli rossi, sguardie marmorizzate. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione in lingua francese dei "Political Discourses" di Hume, la più importante scrittura di economia politica del grande filosofo, nella traduzione dell'abate Leblanc. Einaudi, 2955. Jessop, p. 24. Higgs, 692, Goldsmiths', 8888. Brunet, III, 376. Barbier, I, 1323 e 4049. Coquelin / Guillaumin, 881. Quérard, V, 15.

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        Notizie istoriche delle chiese fiorentine divise ne' suoi quartieri.

      Stamp. P.G. Viviani 1754-1762 10 vol. in 4, semplice leg. posteriore in mz. perg. con punte e carta marmorizzata, tass. al dorso; ritr. dell'a. ed altre 46 tavole incise f.t. (molte delle quali ripiegate) raffiguranti varie vedute di Firenze (chiese, ponti, interni); altre incisioni n.t. Es. a pieni margini, fresco e in ottimo stato di conservazione. Rara opera a trovarsi completa di tutte le tavole, importante per l'architettura e la storia della città.

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        Traité des Pierres de Théophraste traduit du Grec; avec des notes physiques & critiques, traduites de l'Anglois de M. Hill. Auquel on a ajouté deux lettres du même auteur, l'une au Docteur Parsons, sur les couleurs du Saphir & de la Turquoise; & l'autre à M. Folkes, président de la Societé Royale de Londres, sur les effets des différens menstrues sur le cuivre.

      Paris, J.T. Herissant, 1754. Small 8vo (157 x 97mm). pp. xxiv, 287. Contemporary half calf, ornamented spine with red gilt lettered label (spine slightly worn). First French translation. "In Theophrastus' work on stones two facts at once strike the attention of the reader, the first is that it differs entirely in its style and content from any other work upon this subject written in classical times - in fact, no other work at all resembling it appeared until later on in the Middle Ages. It remained for 1800 years a most valuable and authoritative work on minerals, referred to and quoted by all ..." ( Adams p. 18). Sinkankas 6593.

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        Pyritologia, oder Kieshistorie als des vornehmsten Minerals, nach dessen Namen, Arten, Lagerstätten, Ursprung, Eisen, Kupfer, unmetallischer Erde, Schwefel, Arsenic, Silber, Gold, einfachen Theilgen, Vitriol und Schmelznutzung, aus Sammlung, Grubenbefahrung, Briefwechsel, und chymischer Untersuchung, mit Physikalisch-Chymischen Entdeckungen und Kupfern auch einer Vorrede vom Nutzen des Bergwerks. Neue verbesserte Ausgabe.

      Leipzig, in der Grossischen Handlung, 1754. 8vo (178 x 110 mm). pp. (28), 29-904, (16), with 1 engraved frontispiece and 12 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, richly gilt spine with 5 raised bands. Second edition. The first edition was published in 1725. Johann Friedrich Henckel (1679-1744) was director of mines at Freiberg; because of his numerous merits he was called 'father of mineral chemistry'. "His work on pyrites and other minerals exerted a strong influence on J.H. Pott, J.G. Lehmann, and others engaged in mineral analysis" (D.S.B. VI, p. 259). The present work is an encyclopedic study of the pyrites. Some slight marginal waterstaining on the plates. An attractive copy. Hoover 406; Duveen 288.

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        Lettres Cabalistiques, ou correspondance philosophique, historique et critique, Entre deux Cabalistes, divers Esprits élémentaires, & le Seigneur Astaroth..

      A La Haye, chez Pierre Paupie, 1754. 1754 7 volumi in-12, pp. (2) xxxvj-283; (2) xij-328; (2) xij-317; (2) xx-319; (2) 336; (2) 335; (2) 368. Leg. piena pelle dell?epoca. Dorsi lisci con fregi oro e titoli su tassello. Tagli rossi. Ottimo esemplare. Jean Baptiste Boyer d"Argens, scrittore e filosofo francese, dopo una giovinezza avventurosa, nel 1734 si trasferì in Olanda, luogo ideale dove potere pubblicare liberamente i suoi scritti più famosi. Scrisse le Lettres juives, Lettres chinoises, e le Lettres cabalistiques, che contenevano pensieri ispirati dalla filosofia scettica dell?epoca e dalle idee dell?Illuminismo, e dove criticava ogni forma di religione, e specialmente i Gesuiti. Queste ultime, pubblicate per la prima volta nel 1737 in soli 4 volumi, furono messe all?Indice l?8 luglio 1742. Cfr. Yve Plessis, 868 ?Fait la distinction entre sorciers et magiciens. Parle des grande proces, des enfers?; Dorbon ainé, n. 987; Caillet 1605.

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        Excursus litterarii per Italiam ab anno MDCCXLII. ad annum MDCCLII.

      Remondini 1754 (poi Coleti, 1762). Due volumi in-4, pp. (12) 380; viii, 364. Vignette incise ai frontespizi (il primo in rosso e nero), figure xilografiche nel testo ed 8 tavole incise in rame e ripiegate f.t. Leg. coeva in pergamena rigida (mezza pergamena per il secondo volume) con titoli in oro ai dorsi. Qualche forellino di tarlo al dorso del secondo volume, peraltro buona conservazione. L'autore successe a L.A. Muratori nella direzione della biblioteca di Modena. Questa sua opera di grande erudizione contiene molte notizie riguardanti l'arte e la storia italiana e, sull'esempio di una certa attitudine settecentesca, preziose informazioni su alcune biblioteche italiane. Edizione originale ed unica, rara soprattutto quando completa dei due volumi. Cfr. Olschki (Choix...), 12472; Graesse VII, 291 e Brunet.

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        Officium in festo B. M. Virginis de Guadalupe Mexicanae.

      Mit Titel gedruckt in Rot und Schwarz mit gr. gest. Vignette. 152 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit dezenter Fileten- und Rückenvergold., dreiseitigem Goldschnitt und 2 Messingschließen. Palau 199518; Mathes, Bibliotheca Novohispana Guadalupana 86. - Erste Ausgabe. - Liturgie für das Fest der mexikanischen Nationalheiligen. Am Schluss das päpstliche Dekret vom 24. 4. 1754, betreffend die Zelebrierung dieser Feier in Mexiko am 12. Dezember. - Gering berieben. Überwiegend etwas gebräunt, wenig wasserrandig.

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        Versuche, nebst des Verfassers Leben, nach der neuesten Ausgabe des Herrn Peter Coste ins Deutsche übersetzt (von J. D. Tietz).

      3 Bände. Mit gest. Portr. und 3 gest. Titelvign. 23 Bll., 863; XXIII, 958; XXXVIII S., 1 Bl., 680 S., 51 Bll. Lederbände d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenverg. Fromm 18264. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Die berühmte erste vollständige Übertragung der "Essais" mit der Biographie von J. Bouhier. - Einbände etwas bestoßen und mit wenig Wurmspuren. Titel von Bd. I und II mit hs. Besitzvermerk, Bd. I auf den ersten 30 Textseiten mit Wurmspuren im Falz (mit Buchstabenverlust). Vorsätze, bzw. Portrait verso gestempelt.

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        The Principles of Mechanics; Explaining and Demonstrating the General Laws of Motion, The Laws of Gravity, Motion of Descending Bodies

      W. Innys and J. Richardson, London, 1754. First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Attractively rebound in brown calf, blindtooled and gilt, with new endpapers on early marbled paper. Foxed, stained, age toned and chipped througout. Many of the plates repaired at the folds with Japanese paper, a few with early repairs with newspaper on the verso and earlier repairs reattaching the plates by sewing. Plate edges chipped in the margins with some loss onto the plate area in a few cases, offsetting onto text pages. Despite all this, the 32 plates are complete and largely intact, and the text is complete and legible. Though it went through editions until 1825 and an abridgement in 1769, (Bibliotheca Mechanica 101/102) the first edition is rarely seen. The detailed plates show windmills, water wheels, fountains, and, most famously, a sail powered cart with gears that directly supply power to the front wheels. xi, (5), 312pp. ESTC N11794. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Science & Technology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 042698. .

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        DELL'ANTICA LIRA FERRARESE DI MARCHESINI DETTA VOLGARMENTE MARCHESANA. DISSERTAZIONE DI VINCENZO BELLINI.

      IN FERRARA, PRESSO BERNARDINO POMATELLI, 1754In-4° Ottime Cartonnage Legatura coeva "alla rustica" in cartonnage color avorio con tracce di pelle allumata; al dorso, titolo e autore manoscritti a penna. 1 carta bianca -(IX) - (1 bianca) - 208 pagine numerate, compreso il frontespizio con caratteri rossi e neri, adornato da fregio a silografia. Testo in lingua italiana e carattere tondo; capilettera con paesaggi e fregi tipografici silografati. Nel testo, varie piccole illustrazioni silografiche con riproduzioni di monete al recto e al verso. Il volume, in prima edizione originale, è elogiato da Cicognara come opera dottissima, ed è lodato da Lozzi come un lavoro "di numismatica molto importante per le ricerche storiche delle prime origini del batter moneta in Ferrara". Di V. Bellini, celebre numismatico settecentesco, sono anche noti gli scritti Delle monete di Ferrara, trattato, uscito a Ferrara preso Rinaldi nel 1761, e De monetis Italiae Medii Aevi hactenus non evulgatis quae in Patrio Musaeo servantur [...], impresso dallo stesso stampatore nel 1767. Esemplare in barbe, in ottimo stato conservativo, interno fresco e marginoso. ITALIANO

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        An Introduction to Physic and Surgery: Containing I. Medicinal institutions, or physiology, hygieine, pathology, semeiotice, and therapeutice. II. A compendious system of anatomy. III. A general account of woods, ulcers, tumours, operations, and dressings; as also, the medicines used in surgery. IV. Botany and the materia medica. V. Pharmacy, as well chemical as Galenical. VI. A dispensatory, containing a great variety of the most efficacious officinal compositions, and extemporaneous prescriptions. VII. A syllabus of the symptoms of all the diseases incident to the human body. VIII. An index of diseases and their remedies. IX. A posologic table, containing the doses of all the simples and compounds. X. An explanation of the terms of art, accented as they are to be pronounced

      London: Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun in St. Paul's Churchyard, 1754. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Original or near contemporary leather backed boards with recent matching spine and a black gilt lettered leather title piece within raised bands; binding in very solid shape, firm and square, showing very little wear; contents evenly age-toned and tight with a former 18th century owner's copperplate inscription and date at the prelims and their name at the head of the title page; the same again at the rear endpapers; minor stain and closed tear to leaf 489-90, now repaired; size: 8vo (210mm x 130mm); collation: pp. v, [3], 536 [i.e. 556]. Note: 556 is misnumbered 536. Also note: an extra leaf paged *125-*126 is inserted between pp. 126-127. Roscoe, A59 (1); ESTC: N7793. A very good copy indeed. Scarce.

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        Xenophontos logos eis Agesilaon, Hieron, e tyrannikos, Lakedaimonion politeia, Athenaion politeia, kai Poroi, e peri prosodon. Græce & Latine. Recensuit Bolton Simpson…

      Oxonii e typographeo Clarendoniano, impensis Jacobi Fletcher. Et Londini, Georgii Hawkins, 1754 First edition of Bolton Simpson's (1717 or18-1786) edition of selections from Xenophon. Contemporary tree calf, gilt flat spine with burgundy morocco label, edges stained yellow. . Octavo. Engraved frontispiece, second title-page with vignette of the Sheldonian theatre. Text in Greek and Latin. Latin translation by Johannes Leunclavius (1533-1593). A few pages lightly browned. A very good copy in a handsome binding. Simpson graduated M.A. from Queen's College, Oxford, and was minister of West-Cowes, Isle of Wight. He also produced an sermon on "The Superior Excellency of the Righteous or Moral Character" and edition of Xenophon's Memorabilia, published at the Sheldonian Theatre in 1749.

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        Phisiologie. (Herausgegeben von Albrecht von Haller).Uebersetzt und mit Zusätzen vermehrt von Johann Peter Eberhard.

      8°. 8 n.n. Bl., 1128 S., 16 n.n. Bl. Inhalt, Register und Druckfehler. Lederband der Zeit mit schwarzem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Blake 54. - Steinke/Profos 383. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser Zusammenstellung. Enthält neben Boerhaaves "Insitutiones medicae" und Eberhards Zusätzen auch einige Auszüge und Zusammenfassungen von den Vorlesungsabschriften und von Hallers Anmerkungen aus Boerhaaves "Praelectiones". - 2 Blatt lose. Papier durchgehend gleichmässig leicht gebräunt. Einbandrücken schwach berieben. Exlibris "Herbert McLean Evans Library of Medical Classics" Gutes Exemplar. - Selten.

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        [Elva tal i vetenskapsakademien 1754-1772.]

      Elva tal bundna i en volym: Åminnelse-tal öfver [...] herr Nils Brelin [...] af dess ledamot Jacob Hendrik Mörck [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1754. 32 s. + Åminnelse-tal öfver [...] herr Lars Benzelstierna [...] af Olof Celsius [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1758. 30 s. + Åminnelse-tal öfver [...] hr doct. Olof Celsius [...] af dess medlem Abraham Bäck [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1758. 29 s. + Åminnelse-tal öfver [...] herr Julius Salberg [...] af Carl Fredric Ribe [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1759. 22 s. + Åminnelse-tal, öfver [...] herr Hindric Jacob Wrede af Elime [...] af des medlem Johan Fredric Kryger [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1759. 32 s. + Åminnelse-tal öfver [...] herr Nils Psilanderhielm [...] af dess ledamot Sten Rabbe [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1770. 39 + (1) s. + Åminnelse-tal öfver [...] herr Ephraim Otto Runeberg [...] af hännes medlem Joh. Fred. Kryger [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1770. 34 s. + Äre-minne öfver [...] Carl Gustaf Tessin [...] af des ledamot, herr grefve And. Joh. v. Höpken. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1771. 48 s. + Äre-minne af [... ] högvälborne friherre, herr Jacob Albrecht v. Lantingshausen [...] af Edward Gyldenstolpe [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1771. (4) + 68 s. + Minnes-skrift öfver [...] Jacob Albrecht v. Lantingshausen [...] af Anders Schönberg. Lars Salvius, 1771. 62 s.+ Åminnelse-tal öfver [...] herr Mårten Strömer [...] af Bengt Ferner [...]. Sthlm, Lars Salvius, 1772. 52 s. Äldre helskinnband. Exlibris (Emil Ekman och Sophie Kurck). Enstaka fläckar. Bra ex

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        Carte reduite de L'Isle de Saint Domingue et de ses debouquements.

      Paris: L'Hydrographie Francoise, 1754. Hand coloured engraved chart with wide margins in fine condition. Contemporary manuscript note in ink at right warning sailors to avoid Cape Samana. 35 x 22" Large scale chart showing Hispaniola, Turks & Caicos Islands, Lower Bahamas, the eastern ends of Cuba and Jamaica and the western end of Puerto Rico. This is the corrected edition of 1754.

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        Gründliche und warhafte Beschreibung der Fürstenthümer Hessen und Hersfeld, Theil 1-6. Samt deren einverleibten Graf- und Herrschaften mit den benachbarten Landschaften, deren Natur, Eigenschaft des Landesm Frucktbarkeit, Wassern, Bergen, Wäldern, Gesunden-Salzbrunnen, Stätten, Festungen, Schlösser, Adeliche Häußer, deren Einwohner Sitten und Gebräuche, Religion, Commenthurey, hohe Schulen und Hospitalien, Regiments-Wesen, Erbverträgen, Austrägen, Erbvereinigung- und erbverbrüderung, gesetzen, Policey, Cantzeleyen, Revision- und Appellation-Gerichten, Ritter- und Land-Ständen, Einkünften.

      6 Teile in 1 Band. Zahlreiche Wappenholzschnitte und Stammtafeln, 10 Bl., 600 S., 4 Bl., 490 S., 67 S. Pergamentband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (fleckig). 6 Teile in 1 Band. Erste Ausgabe. - Demandt I, 87; ADB XLIII, 363 f. - Umfassendes Werk zur hessischen Landesgeschichte.Die ersten 5 Teile wurden von Winkelmann herausgegeben. Der letzte Teil beruht auf den nachgelassenen Unterlagen Winkelmanns und wurde von dem Hanauer Archivar Bernhard ergänzt. In dieser Vollständigkeit wegen seines langen Erscheinungszeitraums selten. - S.275-322 mit kleinem unauffällig hinterlegtem Einriss. Stellenweise stärker gebräunt, insgesamt gut erhalten.

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        Abhandlung von den Fehlern des Gesichts.

      (10 Bl.), 212 S. Halblederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (oberes Kapital und Ecken behutsam restauriert, etwas fleckig und berieben). Erste Ausgabe. - Blake 324; Hirsch/H. IV, 359; Hirschberg II, § 427, S. 246: "Nicolai (1722-1802), Königlich Preußischer Hofrath, der Arzneygelahrtheit Doctor und Professor auf der Königlich Preußischen Friedrichsuniversität zu Halle, einer der gelehrtesten und bedeutendsten Schüler Hofmann's, hat hier den Versuch gemacht, alle Zeichen und Erscheinungen des grauen und schwarzen Stars möglichst auf Anatomie und Physiologie zurückzuführen." - Vorsatz mit alten Eintragungen und Besitzerstempel, Titel mit Bibliotheksstempel. Papierbedingt gering gebräunt, Wurmspuren ab Seite 203 bis zum Schluß wenige Buchstaben betreffend.

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        Kongsholms-minne, eller beskrifning om Kongsholmen, den wästra förstaden af kongl.

      residence-staden Stockholm, dess forna, och nu warande tilstånd, fördelt i trenne böcker. Til allmänn tjenst, i oskyldigt nöje sammanskrefwen. Sthlm, P. J. Nyström, 1754. 4:o. (12),160 s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta. Lackat och marmorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, ljusbrun titeletikett och rika guldorneringar på ryggen och pärmarna (Hedberg). Förgyllda inre denteller och marmorerade snitt. Ryggen ngt blekt och torr. Med spridda förstärkningar i innermarginalen. Några fuktränder inledningsvis. Liten missfärgning innerst på s. 1 och liten lagning nederst i yttermarginalen på s. 73. Med Albert Paulis exlibris.. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 318. Akrell Stockholmiana 752. Bygdén Landskapet Uplands och Stockholms stad s. 87. Olof Justinus Gjöding (1717-67), som var skolmästare i Ulrika Eleonora församling på Kungsholmen, tackar i sitt företal O. Celsius och A. A. von Stiernman för hjälp och uppmuntran vid färdigställandet av "Kongsholms-minne". Warmholtz omdöme om arbetet lyder: "Boken hade blivit mindre vidlyftig, om författaren sparat psalm-boken, samt uteslutit öfverflödiga äro-titlar, osmakeliga elogier, jemte flere små omständigheter, som ingenting uplysa." Han nämner även att Gjöding, som någon form av supplement till boken, senare låtit utge ett "ark på rijm". Albert Paulis exlibris är utfört av Georg Pauli

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        The Principles of the Laws of Scotland: In That Order of Sir George

      1754. [Erskine, John (1695-1768)]. The Principles of the Laws of Scotland: In That Order of Sir George Mackenzie's Institutions of That Law. Edinburgh: Printed by Hamilton, Balfour, and Neill, 1754. [viii], 261, [1]; [2], [265]-509, [29] pp. Two volumes in one book with continuous pagination and individual title pages. Octavo (7-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary calf, raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering piece to spine, edges rouged. Some rubbing to boards and extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked but secure, rear free endpaper lacking, tear to leaf Z1 in second volume carefully repaired. Early armorial bookplate (of Hugh McLean of Ardgour) to front pastedown. Offsetting to endleaves, light toning to text, internally clean. * First edition. The Dictionary of National Biography says this is a work "of very great importance. (...) [It] was first published in 1754 as a manual for the use of his class, for whom he had hitherto prescribed Sir George Mackenzie's work. It became at once popular. New editions were published under the author's supervision in 1757 and 1764, and after his death it was edited in succession by Gillon, Professor Schank More, Mr. Guthrie Smith, and Mr. William Guthrie. The seventeenth edition was published in 1886 by Professor Macpherson, by whom 'the book has been restored to its original position as the Scots law manual in the metropolitan university'." OCLC locates 9 copies. Not in COPAC. Dictionary of National Biography VI:849. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 5:40.

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        Essai sur l'art de la guerre. Tome Premier.

      Paris., Prault., 1754. 29 x 23 cms, ( 10 ). p. avec faux-titre, titre, privilège, dédication, titre et dédication avec gravures allegoriques, + 443 pp., avec 22 planches dépliantes, gravées par Dheulland, chacun avec feuille explicative. Cartonnage de l'époque, avec traces d'usure au dos, coins et cotés. trous de vers minimes. papiers de texte et des planches fraises. Tome Premier seulement. ( l'autre tome ne contienne que 3 autres gravures et 4, 4, 204, 2 autres pages de texte )

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        Zergliederung der Schönheit, die schwankenden Begriffe von dem Geschmack festzusetzen. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von C[hristlob] Mylius.

      Andreas Linde, I.K.H. der verwitweten Prinzessin von Wallis Buchhändler und Hannover, J.W. Schmidt. Goedeke III, 328 (verbess. Abdruck mit Vorbericht Lessings, ebenfalls 1754). Seltene erste deutsche Ausgabe des kunsttheoretischen Hauptwerkes Hogarths. Der Vorbericht, hier von Mylius, datiert London, den 11. December 1753. Mylius, Lessings Vetter, übersetzte das Werk während seiner wissenschaftlichen Reise durch England, auf der er 1754 in London verstarb. "Ich übergebe der Welt einen kurzen Versuch mit zwey erläuternden Kupferplatten, worinnen ich mich bemühen werde, zu zeigen, was in der Natur für Gründe liegen, welche machen, daß wir die Gestalten mancher Körper schön und anderer ihre häßlich, einige reizend und andere abscheulich nennen. (Einleitung von Hogarth). Die großen Faltkupfer auf starkem Papier zeigen Hogarts Erläuterungen anhand von 123 Detailabbildungen, darunter eine große Ansicht eines Ballsaales mit tanzenden Menschen. Einband etwas fleckig und bestoßen. Vorderes Vorsatzblatt laienhaft erneuert. Einige Blätter an der Fadenheftung mit kleinen Einrissen. Seiten teils leicht stockfleckig. Die beiden Tafeln mit wenigen kleinen Einrissen an den Faltstellen und leicht fleckig (vorwiegend auf der unbedruckten Rückseite).

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        Kriegs Karte von denen Operationen und lagern, welche bey dem Corps dert arm?e der Kayserlichen Koniglichen aus Teutschland in Italien angelangten Trouppen von den Monath Mertz 1746 bis 6 april 1746 unter Commando des Herrn General Feld Zeugmeisters Graf. V. Broune Excellenz, als dieses Corps am Taro Flufs bis zu des Furst von Lichtensteins Durchlaucht holen An- kunsst den 10 April zu Stehen gekommen, vorgegangen find.

      Augusta, 1754. Incisione in rame, confini in col. d'epoca, cm 31 x 44,5 (alla lastra); accanto, entro una lastra di altrettante dimensioni, una parte didascalica relativa ai fatti, in bs., in un riquadro, l'Attaque von Guastalla, e l'Ordre de Bataille. Buonissime condizioni.

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        The History of Sir Charles Grandison in a Series of Letters.

      7 volumes. Published from the Originals, By the Editor of Pamela and Clarissa. The Third Edition. Printed for S. Richardson, London 1754. Contemporary full calf bindings, with gilt borders to the boards. Hinges weak (some partly broken) top on spines slightly worn, and a crack to the spine of volume one. It is quite sound, though. Some browning, mostly to the margins. Old names on some of the pastedowns and flyleaves. Still quite an attractive copy.. A very early reprint of Samuelson's last novel. This edition was printed in the same year as the last of the original volumes (first edition 1753-54), and the seventh volume of this copy appears to be first edition, whereas the first six volumes have "The third Edition" printed on the titleleaf. The spine labels simply reads "Grandison" since the work was published anonymously

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        Neue Erdbeschreibung. Vol. 1-5 in 7 parts.

      Hamburg: Johann Carl Bohn 1754-68. All with copperengraved vignette on titlepage. Nice contemporary full vellum with caligraphed title on spines (partly disappeared caused by age). Old name (M. Flygare, Engelholm, Sweden) on inner frontboard and endpapers.. Vol.I: Dänemark, Norwegen, Schweden, das ganze russische Kaisertum, Preussen, Polen, Hungarn und die europäische Türkey, mit dazu gehörigen und einverleibten Ländern. Vol. II: Portugal, Spanien, Frenkreich, Wäldschland und Gross-Britanien. Vol. III, in 3 parts: Das deutsche Reich nach seiner gegenwärtigen Staatsverfassung enthält. Vol. IV: Die vereinigten Niederlande, die Eidgenossenhaft samt denen derselben zugewandten Orten, Schlesien und Glatz. Vol. V: Erste Abtheilung, welche unterschiedene Länder von Asia begreist.In all 12 volumes were published

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        ACTA ECCLESIAE MEDIOLANENSIS. A S. Carolo Cardinali S. Praxedis Archiepiscopo condita, Federici Card. Borromaei archiepiscopi Mediolani jussu undique diligentius collecta, & postrema hac editione aucta.

      In-4 gr. (mm. 354x230), 2 voll., p. pergam. coeva (risg. rifatti), tit. ms. al dorso, pp. (24),548; 1128 (numeraz. continua), 150 (Indice). Tra le pp. 700 e 701 figurano 20 pp. (numer. 1-20): ?"Constitutiones et decreta condita" in provinciali Synodo Mediolanensi septima. Quam Federicus Cardinalis Borromaeus.. habuit Anno MDCIX?. In fine 3 tabelle f.t., più volte ripieg. Frontespizio con tit. in rosso e nero e marca tipograf.; testo su due colonne, ornato da eleganti capilettera figur. a vignetta e finali, inc. su legno. Bella edizione, non citata dalle bibliografie. Esemplare con picc. fori di tarlo all?Indice, altrim. fresco e ben conservato.

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        A Letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Macclesfield, President of the Royal Society, concerning Some New Electrical Experiments..,

      pp 780-785, with two mezzotint engraved folding plates, within the complete volume of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol 48, Part II, for 1754, comprising, x, [385-] 882pp plus index, small quarto, complete with 20 engraved plates, late 19thC library cloth with a neat unlinked library name stamp on general title and foot of last leaves, a good copy, London, Davis, printer to the Royal Society,1755. * John Canton (1718 - 1772) was an English physicist, largely self-educated, discoverer of electrical induction. About the year 1745 he made some improvements in electricity, and in 1750 he read a paper before the Royal Society on a method of making artificial magnets, which procured him election as a fellow of the society and the award of the Copley Medal. He was the first in England to verify Benjamin Franklin's hypothesis of the identity of lightning and electricity, and he made several important electrical discoveries. A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS OF THIS VOLUME SENT ON REQUEST. Other papers include: EDWARDS (George) A Letter to Mr. Peter Collinson, F. R. S. concerning the Pheasant of Pensylvania, and the Otis Minor; FERGUSON (James) Description of a Piece of Mechanism Contrived by James Ferguson, for Exhibiting the Time, Duration, and Quantity, of Solar Eclipses, in All Places of the Earth; SMEATON (J.) An Account of Some Experiments upon a Machine for Measuring the Way of a Ship at Sea; CRUSIO (Carlo); WATSON (Robert) An Account of an Extraordinary Disease of the Skin, and Its Cure. Extracted from the Italian of Carlo Crusio.., * GARRISON AND MORTON 4014: "Crusio appears to be the first to differentiate scleroderma from leprosy"; SMEATON (J.) Description of a New Pyrometer, with a Table of Experiments Made Therewith; LINING (John) Extract of a Letter from John Lining, M. D. of Charles Town, in South Carolina, to Charles Pinckney, Esq; In London: With His Answers to Several Queries Sent to Him concerning His Experiment of Electricity with a Kite; HALES (Stephen) An Account of Some Trials to Keep Water and Fish Sweet, with Lime-Water; HUXHAM (John) Medical and Chemical Observations upon Antimony.

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        Miscellanea Sacra Jesaiae caput LIV. Psalmos CXXI. & CXXII. Aliaque argumenta tam Theologica quam Exegetica enucleantia & exponentia. Inter illa eminent Duae Dissertationes, Quarum altera demonstratur Obligatio hominis Christiani ad Sacram Coenam. Altera complectitur Errores Vivorum doctorum in delineando Tabernaculo Mosis: Figuris aeneis illustrata & ornata. Binis Orationibus adjectis

      Adrianum Wor Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Adrianum Wor, 1754. First edition. Hardcover. g. Octavo. [22], 438, [4], XCVIII, [6]pp. Original blind-stamped vellum with handwritten title on spine. Raised bands. Title page in red and black lettering. Vignette on title page. Decorative initials. An excellent exegetical commentary on the Old Testament Book of Isaiah by David Mill (1692-1756), the renowned German philologist and Reformed theologian. This work is exquisitely illustrated with a large folding engraved portrait of the author, and five large folding engravings depicting the Tabernacle and other ornaments of the Temple. Moderate age-toning and soiling on binding. Endpapers and fly-leaf foxed. Very minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in Latin, with some Hebrew and Greek. Binding in overall good, interior in good to very good condition.

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        Account of a Journey from Williamsburg to the French Fort, near the Lake Erie, in Virginia. In The Gentleman's Magazine

      London: D. Henry and R. Cave, 1754. 4-page article within the entire June edition of The Gentleman's Magazine. A scarce and important account providing one of the earliest descriptions of 21-year old Major George Washington's famous journey from Williamsburg to deliver a letter from Governor Dinwiddie to the French commandant at Fort Le Boeuf near Lake Erie demanding that the French abandon the area. Published shortly after Washington's journal was printed for the House of Burgesses in February and at the same time as a similar "extract" of the account was published in The London Magazine. This article copies much verbatim from Washington's Journal and includes considerable information about Washington's meetings with potential Indian allies and his arduous return journey by foot and raft in the freezing cold during which he was ambushed by a party of "French Indians." Removed from a bound volume. Tight binding with clean pages. Very light wear.. Newspaper. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        LA THEORIE ET LA PRATIQUE DE LA COUPE DES PIERRES ET DES BOIS. Pour la construction des voutes et autres parties des batimens civils & militaires, ou Traité de Stéréotomie à l'usage de l'architecture. Nouvelle édition corrigée et augmentée.

      In-8 gr., 3 voll., cartonato muto mod., pp. XXXVIII,(2),476; XVI,532; XII,423; antiporta allegorica inc. in rame da Herisset, ornato da testat., grandi iniziali e finali, inc. su legno; l'opera è ben illustrata da 114 tavv. inc. in rame f.t. Cfr. Berlin Catalog,I,2545. Tavv. con fiorit.; solo il 1° vol. con pagg. ingiallite o aloni interc. nel t.; antiporta restaur. per manc.; frontesp. con due piccoli fori che intaccano il tit. ma complessivam. buon esemplare.

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        Memoirs of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth ... In Which the Secret Intrigues of her Court ... Are Particularly Illustrated

      London: A. Millar, 1754. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Yes. 2 volumes. 4to. Only edition. (vi),491,(i); (iv),516pp. plus 20pp of Index and 1 page of additions and corrections. Contemporary full calf; spines in 6 compartments with raised bands. Lettering piece has perished on Volume 1 and is chipped on Volume 2. Hinges neatly repaired; corners and edges worn; some contemporary notes, else a very good set. 'Dr. Birch has formed his narrative of the most striking facts in the numerous letters of the Bacon family....' --Lowndes, p. 197. ESTC T144344.

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        Account of American Affairs: Relation of the late action in Virginia and Capitulation with the French. A republication of an account of the Colonel George Washington's Battle at Fort Necessity and his subsequent "Captulation."

      London: D. Henry and R. Cave, 1754. 2-page article within the entire September edition of The Gentleman's Magazine. Removed from a bound volume. Tight binding with clean pages. Very light wear. One of the earliest descriptions of the action at Fort Necessity in the Great Meadows of the Ohio which forced Colonel Washington's force of 400 to withdraw. Printed shortly after the first account in the Virginia Gazette. This article (which pre-dates a French account published in the 4 October edition of Le Courrier in Avignon) also includes an English translation of the terms of Washington's capitulation signed in print by the French Commander, Louis Coulon de Villers, that accuses Washington's force of assassinating a French officer (de Villers brother) while he was bearing a diplomatic "citation." Washington's acceptance of these terms, which has been attributed to a poor translation by a Dutch trader who accompanied Washington's force, created a major scandal in both France and England and led directly to the Seven Years War, of which the American French and Indian War was one of the theaters. The English author, Horace Walpole, famously wrote of this event, "The volley fired by a young Virginian in the backwoods of America set the world on fire." . Newspaper. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Discours politiques de monsieur Hume traduites de l'Anglois.

      1-2. Amsterdam, et se vend a Paris, Michel Lambert, 1754. 8vo. lviii,+ 431; (2),+ 418 pp. Lacks half-title to part two. Contemporary mottled calf, spines gilt with raised bands, red edges. Two volumes. volume one with worn tail of spine. From the library of Carl Henric Anckarswärd, with his exlibris and with stamps from the library at Fållnäs at front paste-downs.Not in Kress. First French edition of Hume's "Political discourses" (which were published as part two of "Essays, Moral, Political and Literary"), translated by abbé Jean Bernhard Le Blanc

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        VITA E MACCHINE DI BARTOLOMMEO FERRACINO CELEBRE BASSANESE INGEGNERE. Colla storia del Ponte di Bassano dal medesimo rifabbricato. Illustrata da varie note riguardanti la stessa Città.

      In-8 p. (mm. 225 x 165), cartonato rustico coevo, XII,222, pp.num., 1 c.b., ornato da una vignetta al frontesp., due testate (1 con veduta di Bassano), tre capilettera figur. e un finalino silografati, e con 2 (su 3) tavv. f.t., più volte ripieg.: una belliss. veduta del Ponte di Bassano, disegnata e inc. in rame da Filippo Ricci, e la raffigurazione di una macchina battipali, pure inc. in rame. Introdotta da un resoconto sulla vita e sulle realizzazioni tecniche del Ferracina, l'opera si articola in due parti. La prima contiene la storia di Bassano e del suo ponte, la seconda un'apologia della ricostruzione ferraciniana del ponte ed una dettagliata descriz. di tutti i lavori con relative spese. "Edizione originale", molto rara. Cfr. Cicognara,942: "Opera estesa semplicemente, senza grande apparato di dottrine, ma che rende conto delle opere e della vita d'un bellissimo ingegno" - Lozzi,302 (Nota). "Il vicentino Bartolomeo Ferracina (1692-1777) raggiunse grande fama nel campo della progettazione e costruzione di macchine, nella costruzione di orologi, e con opere di ingegneria e idraulica per conto della Repubblica di Venezia.. Dal febbraio 1750 al settembre 1751 ebbe l'ambito incarico di ricostruire il ponte di Bassano, distrutto il 19 ag. 1748 da una furiosa "brentana"; seguendo, come gli era stato ingiunto, il vecchio disegno di Andrea Palladio; vincendo numerose difficoltà di ordine tecnico portò a termine l'impresa, con grande plauso degli esperti e dell'opinione pubblica (è in questa occasione che inventò il suo celebre battipali, tuttora conservato in modello all'Istituto di Fisica dell'Università di Padova)". Cosi' Diz. Biogr. degli Italiani,XLVI, p. 406-409. Nel ns. esempl. "mancano": il ritratto del Ferracina in antiporta, una tavola relativa ad una macchina idraulica e le pp. V-VIII (alla dedica), qui in fotocopia su carta antica. Solo qualche lieviss. e uniforme arross., altrim. esempl. ben conservato, con barbe.

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        Elemens du Commerce. Premiere Partie Seconde Partie,

      First Edition, vi, 400, 2; 276pp 8vo, 2 vols bound in one, 19thC half calf, marbled boards, spine gilt ruled and lettered with the words Board of Trade Library' at foot (no other marking), slight old stain at head of title diminishing through the first few leaves but this light, generally a very good copy, front board detached, 'a Leyde et second edition, trouve a Paris chez Briasson' and three others, 1754.Kress 5347. Goldsmith 8923. Higgs 747. NUC records two copies only (OKU and MH BA). The very rare first edition of the important French economist Forbonnais (1722 1800). This work is described by New Palgrave as 'Major ... and has the distinction of being the first French work on economics using mathematical argument. This is Forbonnais' analysis of equilibrium conditions with respect to the rates of exchange between more than two countries and in situations of bimetallism where there are differences in the price ratios of gold and silver'. Schumpeter describes Forbonnais as the prototype of the useful' or sound' economist of which the public approves, citing the present work as 'the most interesting'. Blanqui describes him as the most fruitful' and reliable of the 18thC economists. Photograph available on request.

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        Genwäg til slögder.

      Sthlm, Kongl. tryckeriet, 1754. 8:o. (4),180 s. + (NORDENCRANTZ, ANDERS) Påminnelser wid manufactur-commissarien Eric Salanders så kallade genwäg til slögder. Hwarwid bifogas några oförgripeliga tankar om slögder i gemen; altsammans det allmännas omdöme wördsamt understäldt wid riksdagen år 1756. Sthlm, L. L. Grefing, (1756). 4:o. (4),119,(1) s. Två samtida lätt nötta gråpappomslag med blekta och delvis spruckna ryggar och rester av handskrivna ryggtitlar. Första arbetet med obetydligt bruntonad inlaga, några enstaka småfläckar samt markeringar i rött. Andra arbetet med spridda småfläckar. Från Leuhusenska fideikommissbiblioteket.. Bring Riksdagshandlingar s. 46 för det andra arbetet. Eric Salander (1699-1764) var chef för Barnängens fabrik på Södermalm och samtidigt ämbetsman, bl.a. i manufakturkontoret. Han var en de mest aktiva näringspolitiska skriftställarna och en ivrig merkantilist, som gärna framhöll vikten av en statligt starkt reglerad ekonomi. "Lagarne styra folket, anten til armod eller wälmåga" hävdar han i en av sina skrifter. Denna doktrinära åskådning bemöttes med hårt motstånd från flera av de namnkunniga i debatten, inte minst Nordencrantz. Carl Leuhusen som instiftade fideikommissbiblioteket var svärson till Nordencrantz

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        Hrsg.). Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden ... Worinnen der wirkliche Zustand aller Nationen vorgestellet, und das Merkwürdigste, Nützlichste und Wahrhaftigste in Europa, Asia, Africa und America ... enthalten ist; durch eine Gesellschaft gelehrter Männer im Englischen zusammen getragen. Bd. 12. Leipzig, Arkstee und Merkus, 1754. 5 Bll., 740 S., 15 Bll. Mit 11 gefalt. gestoch. Karten und Plänen sowie 15 (13 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Kl.-4°. Ldr. d. Zt. mit RSch. und reicher floraler RVerg. (leicht berieben u. etw. fleckig, Ecken bestoßen, oberer Rücken mit kl. Wurmspur, oberes Kapital eingerissen).

      Graesse III, 307.- Engelmann 107.- Erste Ausgabe.- Der 12. Band der deutschen Ausgabe dieses Sammelwerkes; enthalten sind die Beschreibungen der 'Reisen nach Ostindien durch Südwest', der 'Reisen nach den Südländern' sowie 'Irrende Reisen, oder solche, die kein gewisses vorgesetztes Ziel haben'.- Die Karten zeigen Kap Horn (Le-Maire-Straße), Südamerika, Magellanstraße, die Halbinsel Cayenne, Australien (Neuholland) u.a.- Vorderes Vorsatzblatt mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand sowie 2 kleinen Besitzerstempeln, ebenso das Titelblatt. Nur zu Beginn schwach fingerfleckig.

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        Herbarium Selectum. Sammlung der Gewächse, die zum Arzney-Gebrauch in den Apotheken aufbehalten werden. Verlegt, gemahlet und in Kupfer gestochen von N.F. Eisenberger. Nürnberg, (1750) - 1754. Mit 2 gestochenen Titeln und 147 altkolorierten Kupfertafeln. Fol. Pp. d. Zt.

      Sammelband aus den beiden ersten, insgesamt 6 Bände mit 616 Tafeln umfassenden Werkes. Die Nürnberger Neuausgabe (ursprünglich London 1737-39 erschienen) beruht auf J.C. Trews Anregung und wurde um Blütenanalysen sowie neue Pflanzen vermehrt. Der Nürnberger Stecher Eisenberg gehörte zu den besten naturwissenschaftlichen Illustratoren seiner Zeit. Wenige Blätter im Rand gebräunt, sonst sauberes Exemplar in einem hübschen Einband.

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        Travels Through Different Cities of Germany, Italy, Greece, and Several Parts of Asia, As Far As the Banks of the Euphrates: In a Series of Letters

      W. Strathan; London, 1754. Leather Bound. Very Good. Folio. [4], 311, [1] p., plates : maps ; 38 cm. Engraved frontis. 34 plates. Quarter-bound in black half-calf. Corners bound. 6 raised bands. 7 compartments. Gilt embossed lettering over rich burgundy title plates. Gilt borders dividing compartments. Red and black marbled paper boards. Book has been collated and all pages, inserts and fold-outs are included. Large tri-fold black and white copperplate engraving adjacent to title page depicting Athena astride a cloud over various artists working at their crafts. Extensive fold-out map of the island of Cyprus between pages 190 and 191. Extensive fold-out map of Syria between pages 204 and 205. Various other beautifully detailed illustration plates throughout volume, depicting the locales explored, including the Harbor of Genoa, The Church of St. Mamas at Morfou, and the South East Front of Agios Largos (or St. Hilarion.) This volume documents the extensive travels of Alexander Drummond through various letters and illustrations, being one of the most comprehensive travelogues of its time. The book consists of 13 letters, mostly to his brother, written during the years 1744-1750 while he was traveling, and later when he was resident in Cyprus and Asia Minor engaged in commercial pursuits. Tight binding and solid boards. Minimal shelf wear. Minor bumping to corners. Light scuffing to edge of front board. Clean, Fairly unmarked pages. Slight discoloration to edges and minor water damage. Torn pages have been professionally repaired. Side by side duplicates of pages 293 through 296 towards end of volume. Overall, a beautifully restored volume in excellent condition. Please feel free view our photographs of this fine piece.

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        TRAVELS THROUGH DIFFERENT CITIES OF GERMANY, ITALY, GREECE AND SEVERAL PARTS OF ASIA , AS FAR AS THE BANKS OF THE EUPHRATES, IN A SERIES OF LETTERS

      London, printed by W. Strahan for the Author, MDCCLIV, 1754.. Containing, an account of what is most remarkable in their present state, as well as in their monuments of antiquity. FIRST EDITION, [1754]. Folio, approximately 360 x 240 mm, 14 x 9½ inches, large folding engraved frontispiece, 1 page of the Greek Alphabet, 32 engraved plates of 34, some part folding and 3 large folding. LACKS THE MAPS OF CYPRUS AND SYRIA. Pages: (4), 1-311, [1], including Thermometer tables, rebound in quarter calf by Pierre Thibaudeau, his label on last pastedown, gilt lettered maroon label, gilt decoration betwen raised bands, marbled boards, cream endpapers. Slight rubbing to binding, library stamp to bottom of title page and to the bottom of 1 folding plate, title page has age browning to outer edge not affecting image, pale damp staining to top margins, just affecting several plates, 9 leaves have repairs to top inner margins with acid free document repair tape, not affecting text or images, 1 plate has tear repaired to top margin not affecting images, 4 plates have been trimmed with loss of 1 margin, some small neat repairs to plates, mostly to folds and margins, the book has been tightly bound, obscuring some of the captions of the plates, 2 tips of corners missing, pale offset from text to both sides of plates and blank parts of text pages, endpapers have light staining, some creases to a few pages, occasional marginalia, occasional pale age-browning and fox spots, a good sturdy working copy. The author was a British Consul at Aleppo between 1754 and 1756. The present work takes the form of 13 letters written mostly to his brother during his travels from 1744 to 1750. Cyprus in particular is extensively described demonstrating Drummond's first-hand knowledge not only of its antiquities and people but its imports and exports. Taken from Sotheby's The Library of Henry M. Blackmer II, page 267, No. 557; A reference Guide to the Literature of Travel by Edward Cox, Volume 1, No. 1754; The Sefik Atabey Collection, The Ottoman World, Volume 1, No. 363. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Historia Belli in Italia A. 1746. - Kriegs Karte von den Marchen und Operationen in Italien, welche unter Commando des Herrn General Feldzeugmeisters Grafen v. Broune ... 22. Jul. 1746 ... vorgefallen ..." "Kriegs Karte von denen Operationen und Lagern, welche ... von dem Monath Mertz 1746 bis 6. April 1746 unter Commando des Herrn General Feld Zeugmeisters Graf v. Broune ... vorgegangen sind." Folge von 2 Karten

      Altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karten von Homann Erben 1754. 44.5x31 cm. ca. je Blatt. Zusammen - Sandler, Homann S. 124 - Oberitalien mit Marschrouten, Truppenaufstellungen und Lagern der kaiserlich österreichischen Armee unter dem Feldherrn Maximilian Ulysses Graf Brown (1705 - 1757) im Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieg. Blatt I. zeigt Teile der Lombardei und der Emilia Romagna um Mortara, Vigevano, Pavia, Lodi, Sant' Angelo, Pizzighettone, Piacenza, Tortona, Bobbio, Genua und Rapallo. Blatt II. zeigt das Gebiet um Cremona, Mantua, Guastalla, Parma, Reggio nell' Emilia und Modena. Unten links Guastalla mit naher Umgebung und Truppenaufstellungen, daneben Ordre de Bataille des Lagers am Taro.Jede Karte rechts mit gestochenem Text zum Ablauf des Feldzuges in zwei Spalten. Blattgröße je ca. 50 x 60 cm. Beide Blätter im Bereich des gestochenen Textes schwach stockfleckig.

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        Le microscope a la portée de tout le monde ou description, calcul & explication de la nature de l'usage & de la force des meilleurs microscopes; avec les methodes necessaires pour preparer, appliquer, considerer & conserver toutes sortes d'objets, & les precautions a prendre pour les examiner avec soin. Le detail des decouvertes les plus surprenantes, faites par le moyen du microscope (...) Traduit de l'anglois de Henry Baker, de la Societe Royale de Londres, sur l'edition de 1743, ou l'on a ajoute la figure du microscope solaire, & plusieurs observations nouvelles sur le polype.

      Paris, chez Ch. A. Jombert, 1754, in-8, leg. coeva in pieno vitello marmorizzato (mancanze alla cerniera anteriore), dorso con titolo e fregi fitomorfi in oro, sguardie in carta marmorizzata, tagli rossi, pp. XVII, (3), 356. Con 15 tavv. incise in rame f.t. (numerate I - XIV: c?è una tavola III bis). Restauro alla parte inferiore del frontespizio. Prima edizione francese.

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        Fables Heroïqes.

      Renfermant les plus faines Maximes de la Politique et de la Morale. Avec des Discours Historiques. Publiées par Bruzen la Martiniere. A l´usage du Prince des Asturies. Ornées de soixante belles Estampes en taille douce gravées exprès. Tome Premier - Second. Jean Neaulme, Amsterdam et Berlin 1754. 8:o. (4 blank),engraved frontispiece + engraved portrait of le Prince des Asturies,(26),232,(4 blank); (4 blank),engraved frontispiece,(6),228 pp with 30 engravings in the text in each volume. Slightly worn contemporary red full morocco, spines richly gilt. Covers each with a panel with three lines in gold. Edges of covers also with a golden line. Inner dentelles in gilt. All edges gilt. Paper cracked inner hinge front cover vol.I. Wormhole free endpaper front vol.II. Remains of sealwax on all four paste-downs. Volume II page 225/226 repaired lower outer corner and page 227/228 repaired outer margin. Volume I engraving page 36 coloured by hand and engraving page 74 with coloured peacock. Page 153/154 vol.II with a tear and paper lostsouter margin. Owners´ signatures in ink on first blank leaf in each volume. 16 x 10 cm

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        Recherches sur l'Usage des Feuilles dans les Plantes, et sur Quelques Autres Sujets Relatifs à l'Histoire de la Vegetation

      Göttingen, Germany: Elie Luzac, fils , 1754. Very Good. Imprint: A Gottingue & Leide, chez Elie Luzac, Fils. vii, [1], 343, [1] p., 31 leaves of folded plates; 26 cm. Signatures: *4 A-2V4 (4to). Contemporary full polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Reddish leather spine label in second compartment with gilt-tooled title: Recherch des Feuilles. Gilt-tooled decoration in remaining spine compartments. All page edges speckled red. Title page printed in red and black. Engraved title vignette signed: J. Wandelaar 1753. Jan Wandelaar also engraved most of the plates; a few are signed J.V. Schey (presumably Jacob van der Schley). Engraved headpieces and tailpieces. References: Pritzel, 981; Nissen, 201. In Very Good Condition: leather is slightly rubbed; front joint starting to separate at head of spine, but hinges are tight; old dampstain along lower edge and gutter of first few leaves, not touching printing; otherwise pages and plates are clean and bright.

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        Recherches sur l'Usage des Feuilles dans les Plantes, et sur quelques autres Sujets relatifs a l'Histoire de la Vegetation

      Engraved vignette on title & 31 folding engraved plates. Title in red & black. vii, [1], 343, [1] pp. Large 4to, cont. calf (corners a little bruised with one having a bit of wear), spine richly gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Göttingen & Leyden: E. Luzac Sons, 1754. First edition of this important book. "In the Recherches, Bonnet grouped five memoirs, all of which were of prime importance for plant biology: He precisely described the characteristics of the nutrition of leaves and of their transpiratory phenomena. Although he did not know the kinds of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) produced and absorbed by green leaves exposed to light, Bonnet made very careful observations on their production. For his masterly experimentation, Bonnet should be considered one of the first naturalists to investigate experimentally the question of photosynthesis. He studied the movement of leaves and discovered the epinastic phenomena; he observed the position of leaves on the axis of the stalk and collected a great many anatomic facts; he returned to experiments on etiolation, on the movement of the sap, and on teratology."-D.S.B., II, p. 286. The handsome plates were engraved by Jacob vander Schley and Wandelaer, who executed the famous anatomical plates of Albinus. A fine and crisp copy. ❧ Pritzel 981. .

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