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        "Dictionary of love. In which is contained, the explanation of most of the terms used in that language."

      Dublin: printed in the year. 1754. "First Dublin edition, and second edition overall; 16mo, pp. xii, [204]; contemporary and likely original calf-backed boards, red morocco label; joints cracked, cords holding. First published in London the previous year and of that ESTC locates 10 copies - 6 in the U.S.). This Dublin edition, likely a piracy, is known by two copies only: Cambridge University and University of Chicago. Translated by the author of Fanny Hill, and based on a French text by J.F. Dreux de Rodier which was first published in 1741. As such, it is the first dictionary of its kind in English. Dr. Roger Lonsdale, of Balliol College, Oxford, was able to attribute this work to Cleland from an examination of the Bodleian copy of the Monthly Review in which Griffiths (the publisher of the London edition) annotated the reviews, sometimes with the names of otherwise anonymous authors. In November, 1753 Ralph Griffiths, himself a publisher of editions of Fanny Hill, published The Dictionary of Love. He reviewed it in the Monthly Review in December, 1753 where he annotated the opening sentence of the review changing ""ingenious author"" to ""Mr. Cleland."" Lonsdale notes that the 10-page preface is by Cleland and that about a quarter of the definitions are also his, the rest being translations from the French. Unknown to Alston, who lists the first edition as well as the later London editions (1776; 1777; 1787; 1795). It was still in print as late as 1824, and there was a Philadelphia edition of 1798. Alston IX, 317 (citing the first edition). See Lonsdale, Roger, New Attributions to John Cleland in The Review of English Studies, New Series, Vol. XXX, no. 119, August 1979, pp. 285-87"

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        Zergliederung der Schönheit Die schwankenden Begriffe von dem Geschmack festzusetzen, geschrieben von Wilhelm Hogarth.

      Christian Friedrich Voß, Berlin und Potsdam 1754 - gr. 8° 111 S., Kulturgeschichte Kunstgeschichte Hogarth. Kulturgeschichte Kunstgeschichte Hogarth Oganzpergament guter Zustand

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        Mutter Maria mit dem Jesusknaben im Arm über Wolken.

      - Pinsel in Grau, über roter Kreide, auf Bütten, unten signiert und datiert „J. Wit f. 1754". 17,7:14,4 cm. – Papier etwas vergilbt. Sehr reizvolle Zeichnung, die im Todesjahr des Künstlers entstanden ist. Nach einem Studium in Antwerpen und paralleler intensiver Beschäftigung mit Werken von P.P. Rubens (1577-1640) kehrte Jacob de Wit in seine Heimatstadt zurück. Hier bekam er bald Aufträge für Wand- und Deckendekorationen von Privathäusern und Kirchen, die ihn rasch zu großem Ansehen verhalfen.

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        Dell' origine e fundazion de' seggi di Napoli.

      Neapel, Raffaele Gessari, 1754. - 4to. 3 parts in one vol. (8), 301, (13); (4), 40; 8, 84 pp. With engr. title page, 29 small and 9 large armorial woodcuts in the text (two of the latter on half-titles) as well as numerous initials. 19th-c. marbled half calf with giltstamped red label to spine. Second edition, first published in 1644: the history of the Neapolitan "seggi" (seats), i.e., municipal wards or decentralized, neighborhood-based political organizations. "Who one was in Naples was inextricably linked to where one was from. One's residence or affiliation within one of the city's five noble districts (seggio of Capuana, Montagna, Nido, Porto, or Portanova) or its lone popular district (seggio del popolo), as much as one's right of precedence in the order of march in parades and processions, reflected one's status or honor among fellow citizens and one's place in the local social and political structure" (Marino, Becoming Neapolitan, p. 3f.). As the seggi archives in the Archivio di Stato were destroyed during WWII, this text remains one of the principal contemporary accounts of the organization of the seggi. Both early editions being excessively rare, it was reprinted in 2005 by Paolo Piccolo. - Includes, with separate title-pages, "Sopplimento all' apologia del terminio" and "Della varieta della fortuna". The woodcuts show the arms of the various seggi as well as those of the noble families associated with them. - Variously browned throughout due to paper. From the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. ICCU NAPE\001235. Cf. Cat. de la Bibliothèque de M. Libri (Paris 1857), no. 5337-5339 (1644 first ed.).

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        Le spectateur ou Le Socrate Moderne, où l'on voit un portrait naïf des moeurs de ce siècle Traduit de l'anglois Nouvelle édition, corrigée et augmentée d'un nouveau volume

      Paris, Merigot, 1754-1755. 9 vols. Smal 8vo (17x10 cm). Contemporary marbled calf, gilt ornamental borders on covers and dentelle inside, spines richly gilt, with morocco title-vignettes, edges gilt. - (leather sl. rubbed, sl. worn) Although still very good set. See picture. Vol. 1: (iv), 536 pp.; vol. 2: (iv),472 pp.; vol. 3: (iv),454 pp.; vol. 4: (iv),456 pp.; vol. 5: (iv),468 pp.; vol. 6: (iv), 466 pp.; vol. 7: (iv),478 pp.; vol. 8: (xii),484 pp.; vol. 9: Supplément: (ii: blank), (vi), 422 pp. - Covers almost all aspects of early 18th century social life.

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        Beschreibung des Morgenlandes und einiger anderer Länder.

      - 3 Bände. Übers. v. Christian Ernst von Windheim. Verlag des Stifthauses, Erlangen 1754-55. 13 Bl., 458 S.; 22 Bl., 375 S. u. 15 Bl., 428 ., 10 Bl. mit 3 gest. Titeln u. 178 (statt 180) teils gefaltete Kupfer-Tafeln u. -Karten. 4°. Pergamentbände d. Zt. mit Rückentitel. Berieben u. bestoßen, etwas fleckig u. verzogen, Bd. 1 mit Nagespur an einer Ecke. Wenige Bl. etwas knittrig, einige Falttaf. mit kl. Einriss. Insegesamt gutes breitrandiges Exemplar. – Erste dt. Ausgabe. – Ausführliche und fundierte Reisebeschreibung des englischen Gelehrten Pococke von seiner Orientreise in den Jahren 1737-42. Beschrieben werden Ägypten und Äthiopien in Band I, Palästina, Syrien, Mesopotamien und Zypern in Band II, sowie Griechenland, die ägäischen Inseln, Kleinasien und einige Regionen von Italien, Deutschland, Böhmen, Ungarn und Österreich in Band III. – Sein Hauptaugenmerk galt den Kulturresten der Antike. Mit dem klassischen Schrifttum wohlvertraut, wanderte er von Ruine zu Ruine und hielt deren Grund- und Aufrisse zeichnerisch fest, ohne die neuen baulichen und anderen Verhältnisse ganz zu vernachlässigen. Als Kopte verkleidet, fuhr der den Nil bis Aussuan hinauf, eine damals noch gefahrvolle und strapaziöse Reise. Er schiffte sich in Damitta ein und fuhr über Jerusalem, Syrien, Mesopotamien, Zypern, Kreta nach Konstantinopel. – Henze IV, 144 f. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'origine apostolica della chiesa milanese, e del rito della stessa provata colla tradizione immemorabile, e con documenti parte editi, e parte sin'ora inediti

      Milan: nella Regia Ducal Corte 4to (21.5 cm, 8.46"). [vi] ff., 372, [2] pp.. 1754 Only edition of this history of the Milanese Church, in Italian, by the prefect of Milan's Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Nicolò Sormani (d. ca. 1777); he affirms its apostolic origin, i.e., the legend of St. Barnaba, chiefly by way of a syllogism declaring the authority of oral tradition — that a tradition is true if it is antique and there is no reason to doubt it; that the legend of St. Barnaba's founding the Church is old and inscrutable; and that therefore her legend is true — though an appendix supplies the reader with original documents he nonetheless cites, and an editor's note observes that he himself translated many of them from Latin into Italian for the first time. With this publication, Sormani continued his quest to quell the belligerent hordes of sophists and provocateurs who questioned ecclesiastical traditions, having first published a treatise on the subject in 1740 (De origine apostolica ecclesia Mediolanensis a s. Barnaba apostolo deducta), as the first dissertation in a two-part volume; but this is the only production in the vernacular. The Italian text is accompanied by citations and original documentation, which is in both Italian and, mostly, Latin; it is printed in roman and italic, with one large floriated woodcut initial and a decorative headpiece at the beginning of the first chapter. The final leaf contains the imprimatur and errata. Searches of NUC Pre-1956 and WorldCat locate only two copies in U.S. libraries, one of which has been deaccessioned. Contemporary vellum over boards with four laces visible on covers at spine extremities, gilt title in painted spine compartment, red marbled edges; binding somewhat soiled and bumped and a bit warped, with light worming not penetrating the leather. Title rubbed affecting a few letters; a light brown stain running along the gutter on two leaves and a crescent stain at the bottom of one other not affecting text; small tears at a couple of outer margins; and a handful of natural paper flaws, especially notable to two leaves that literally came up short in the press and therefore have "deckle" lower edges. Old pressure-stamps to title-leaf and a few others, a five-digit accession number stamped in two places, old library pencillings, indications of removed bookplates and card pocket; minor dampstaining, foxing, and age-toning throughout, most notable in the first and last two gatherings. Recital of faults and "library features" makes this sound much less appealing than it is. It is => a sound, attractive, pleasing book.

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        Serious reflections on the dangerous tendency of the common practice of card-playing; especially of the game of All-Fours, as it hath been publickly play'd at Oxford, in this present year of our Lord, MDCCLIV. In a letter from Mr. Gyles Smith, to his friend Abraham Mixon, Esq; of the Inner Temple

      London: W. Owen. [1754]. 8vo., 24pp., well bound in modern boards with morocco labels on both upper cover and spine, lettered in gilt. First edition: scarce, although, not surprisingly, ESTC shows many copies in Oxford libraries. Jessel 1517 (commenting that this is 'an amusing political skit'). This was written in response to the overwhelming popularity of card-playing brought about by the marketing of Edmond Hoyle's prolific publications on card games, including whist, brag and quadrille. The author's view was that any man had a right to do what he liked with his money - however careless, irresponsible or risky such investments might be. 'For my part,' he writes, 'I have always look'd upon a gaming-house in no other light than as an office of conveyancing, where gentlemen may go, and transact business of this sort, without the forms and incumbrances of the law, and (as you will allow) with as little danger of being cheated, as in the more regular, and legitimate method. But gaming may subsist very well without card-playing, as they have not the least necessary dependence on, or connection with each other. Gaming is nothing but the hazarding a sum of money, on the decision of any dubious question, which is frequently call'd betting .....'. So the author uses card-playing and gambling as a metaphor for political machinations - Kings, Queen, Knaves and the rest.

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        Analogia Veteris et Novi Testamenti

      Lovaina: Lovanii, apud Martinum Van Overbeke, 1754. 4to.menor; XV-448 pp. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época.

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        AN ILLUSTRATION OF THE BOOK OF COMMON-PRAYER, AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS, AND OTHER RITES AND CEREMONIES OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND

      London: Printed for the Proprietors, and sold by James Hodges, 1754. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Folio. [684] pp. plus four plates (including frontispiece), as called for. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt rules, raised bands, gilt leather label. Modern bookplate in front pastedown and small monogram inkstamp in frontispiece leaf recto and title page, earlier inkstamp of Cornwall House in front free endpaper. Front joint split at head of spine, some edgwear to binding, reinforcement of front hinge in clear tape, minor worming in lower margin of first twelve leaves. Contents bright and clean. Very good. Scarce first collected edition, complete with four plates. The plates depict St. Paul's Cathedral, worshipers at the Church of St. Margaret at Westminster Abbey, the Last Supper, and the Baptism of Jesus. Issued in weekly parts between 1752 and 1754 "as that the common people could purchase it with ease, and neither the price nor size might affright them from pursuing it," the book was intended to provide a detailed explanation of Anglican liturgy through extensive historical and theological annotation of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. The DNB describes the author, Ferdinando Warner (1703-1768), an Anglican minister based in London and later Surrey, as "much esteemed as a popular preacher, and his writings show him to have been a man of wide learning and more than ordinary ability." DNB 59, p. 393. ESTC T154488.

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        Alexii Symmachi Mazochii Neapolit. ecclesiae canonici, regii sacrae scripturae interpretis commentariorum in regii Herculanensis musei Aeneas tabulas Heracleenses.

      - Neapoli, ex officina Benedicti Gessari, 1754-1755, voll. 2 legati in 1, in-folio, leg. coeva in piena pelle (mancanza al rivestimento in pelle in alcuni punti, consunzioni), pp. XIV, 252 - [3] da 256 a 600. Con una carta geografica della Magna Grecia e 10 tavv. incise in rame ripiegate f.t. Edizione originale. Brunet III, 1561, Lozzi I, 1478, Platneriana, p. 123, Cicognara, 2682 (con solo 5 tavv.). Importante trattato di epigrafia relativo alle tavole bronzee di Eraclea. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des Morgenlandes und einiger anderer Länder. Aus dem Englischen übersetzet durch Ch.E. von Windheim.

      Erlangen, Breitkopf, 1754/55. - 3 Bde. 4°. Mit 3 gestoch. Titeln und 178 Tafeln, Karten und Grundrissen. Lederbände der Zeit mit RSch. Wenige Seiten etwas fleckig. Die Tafeln in Band 3 lose. Im 2. Band 2 Inschriftentafeln zusätzlich eingebunden. Im Verzeichnis nicht erwähnt. Gut erhaltene Ausgabe des bedeutenden Orient-Reisewerkes.

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        Traité des sensations

      De Bure l'aîné 1754 - - De Bure l'aîné, Londres et se vend à Paris 1754, in-12 (10,5x17cm), vj ; 345pp. et (4) 335pp. (1), 2 volumes reliés. - Édition originale. Reliures de l'époque en plein veau fauve aux armes non identifiées. Dos lisses richement ornés de motifs à la grotesque dorés et de figures chimériques (hydres) dorées en queue. Plats encadrés de triples filets dorés, armes frappées au centre. Roulette dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches marbrées. Charnières restaurées. Ouvrage majeur de l'abbé de Condillac et l'un des textes centraux du sensualisme français. De la bibliothèque Emmanuel-Pierre Rodocanachi, avec ses ex-libris gravés. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Binders of the time in full calf fawn with the Duke of Aumont weapons. spine smooth ornate patterns on golden grotesque and fanciful figures (hydras) golden tail. boards framed triple gilt fillets, arms stamped in the center. All marbled edges. Major work of the Abbé de Condillac and one of the central texts of French sensuality. vj ; 345pp. et (4) 335pp. (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D., 18. I. 1754. - 2 SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. Beiliegend der eigenh. adressierte Umschlag. An Eleonore Marquise Riva, geb. Prinzessin Gonzaga: "[ ] Je suis faché que vous n'aurai pas beaucoup de divertissement ce carnaval je sachaiterois que vous le passeries ici et jespere que vous ne vous en replentiries pas surtout la nouvelle opera qui est superbe seroit assurement de votre gout je finis en vous assu de lamitie avec laquelle je suis [ ]". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil des rits et cérémonies du pélerinage

      - Recueil des rits et cérémonies du pélerinage de La Mecque. Amsterdam et Paris, Desaint et Saillant, 1754, in-12, basane marbrée, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre rouge, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tr. rouges (rel. de l'ép.), VIII-216 pp. (CN7) Très intéressant ouvrage sur le pèlerinage de la Mecque, enrichi d'une étude sur les moeurs et sciences des Turcs, ainsi que de la relation de voyage à l'Ile de Chio et d'une description des cérémonies du mariage de la sultane Esma. L'auteur est le neveu de l'orientaliste et antiquaire Antoine Galland, auteur de la célèbre version française des Mille et une nuits. Page de titre et quelques cahiers roussis, mors fragilisés, petit manque à la coiffe supérieure. Bon ex. néanmoins.

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        Fabularum Aesopiarum. Libri quinque.

      . Glasguae, excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis 1754. 12°. XVIII, 108 S. Goldschnitt. Ldr.d.Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Innenkantenvergoldung. Selten erste Ausgabe. Barbier IV/1257. Desbillons war ein französischer Jesuit, Fabeldichter und neulateinischer Schriftsteller. "Bibliotheca Lamoniana" -Schildchen auf Innendeckel. Kleiner alter Stempel auf S. 3. Schönes und sehr sauberes Exemplar. -CHF 850.00.

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        Traité des sensations, à Madame la Comtesse de Vassé -

      De Bure L'ainé 1754 -, Londres, Se vend à Paris - 2 volumes In-8 Tome 1: 345 pp.Tome 2: 335 pp. Reliure plein veau raciné d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés de caissons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison rouges. Filets d'encadrements dorés sur les plats. Trois tranches mouchetées. Intérieur d'une parfaite fraîcheur et d'une parfaite blancheur.Petite déchirure sur le premier plat du tome 1. Étiquette sur page de garde "M. DUPLEIX de Bacquencourt, Intendant d'Amiens". Très bel ensemble, d'une parfaite fraicheur. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elemens du commerce

      à Leyde|& se trouve a Paris: Chez Briasson, David l'aîné, Lebreton, 1754. Fine. Chez Briasson, David l'aîné, Lebreton, à Leyde & se trouve a Paris 1754, relié. - Second edition of mention, partly original, published the same year as the first one. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Mention de seconde édition, en partie originale, parue la même année que la première chez le même éditeur.  Reliure en plein veau blond moucheté d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin beige. Un léger manque à la pièce de titre du tome I. Epidermure le long du tome I. Une Tâche brune sur le plat inférieur du tome I, et une sur le plat supérieur du tome II. Assez bel exemplaire, frais. Premier ouvrage d'importance écrit par l'auteur s'appuyant sur des articles préalablement parus dans L'Encyclopédie sur le commerce que Diderot lui avait commandités. L'ouvrage donne une définition du commerce et de toutes ses partries (change, agriculture, colonies, industries...) dans un grand souci de didactisme et douée d'une parfaite clarté. L'auteur se range sous la bannière du libéralisme, mais un libéralisme égalitaire, et s'il fut un précurseur des physiocrates, il s'éloignera des doctrines de Quesnay. Il est le premier à souligner la liaison fondamentale entre l'industrie et l'agriculture et prôner un système fiscal taxant la consommation. Même si sa vision de l'état demeure mercantile, et relativement classique, il amnène de nombreuses idées neuves et ses écrits sont remplis de faits économiques contemporains de première importance.  

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        Traité des sensations

      Londres & Paris: Chez De Bure, 1754. 12mo. 2 volumes: (2), vi, 345; (4), 335, (1) pp. Half-titles, errata leaf. Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine richly gilt with ornamentation, leather spine labels, marbled endpapers. Fine choice copy. First edition. With a simple printed ownership label on the front pastedown: ?"Au citoyen J.J. Esmieu, propriétaire aux Mées.?" Garrison-Morton 4968: ?"Condillac considered that we perceive only what our senses supply in the form of sensations: the ?'real being?' of things is beyond us.?"

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        Oeuvres EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Prault, 1754. Fine. Chez Prault, à Paris 1754, 10 tomes en 11 Vol. in 2 (9,5x16,5cm), (4) lx, (4) 264pp. et (8) 265-622p. et (12) 350pp. et (4) 440pp. et (4) 519pp. et (4) 510pp. et (4) 399pp. et (4) 322pp. et (4) 411pp. et (2) iv, 493pp. et xxiv, 262pp., onze volumes reliés. - First Edition collective. Title pages in red and black. Full calf time scales. Back tooled raised. Parts of titles in red morocco. Caps heads slightly frayed; ditto for 6 caps tail. Upper jaw of volumes II, III, IV, V, VIII, IX and X in part split. Many corners bumped. Most false securities have not been linked in volumes. Despite these shortcomings, a good set of general appearance, decorative. In addition to works of poetry, drama, criticism, fables, various letters can be found in this edition of De La Motte and his famous correspondence with the Duchess of Lambert at the end of his life. We note that he was the author of L'Europe Galante and therefore he introduced three innovations in opera: ballet, and pastoral comedy-ballet. But more than his stories or tragedies, although they had considerable success in their time, it must be remembered, for his critical writing of the place that the author held in the literary life of his time, including in the quarrel between the ancients and moderns, De La Motte having repeatedly defended the use of modern, advocating the use of the theater prose and poetry, suspecting any pre-established rule of straitjacket creation. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Reliures en plein veau écailles d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièces de titres en maroquin rouge. Coiffes de têtes légèrement élimées ; idem pour 6 coiffes de queue. Mors supérieurs des tomes II, III, IV, V, VIII, IX et X en partie fendus. Nombreux coins émoussés. La plupart des faux-titres n'ont pas été reliés dans les volumes. Malgré ces défauts, ensemble d'un bon aspect général, décoratif. Outre les oeuvres de poésies, dramatiques, critiques, les fables, on trouvera dans cette édition diverses lettres sur De La Motte et sa correspondance fameuse avec la Duchesse de Lambert, à la fin de sa vie. On retiendra qu'il fut l'auteur de L'Europe Galante et que de ce fait Il introduisit à l'opéra trois innovations : le ballet, la pastorale et la comédie-ballet. Mais, davantage que par ses fables ou ses tragédies, bien qu'elles eurent un succès considérables en leurs temps, il faut se souvenir, par ses écrits critiques de la place que l'auteur occupa dans la vie littéraire de son temps, et notamment dans la querelle des Anciens et des Modernes, De La Motte ayant défendu à maintes reprises le parti des Modernes, prônant l'emploi de la prose au théâtre et dans la poésie, suspectant toute règle préétablie de corseter la création.

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        Observations on the Faerie Queene of Spenser. EA. - First edition.

      Oxford, Printed for R. and J. Dodsley and J. Fletcher, 1754. - 2 Bll., 322 S. 8°, marmorierter Lederband um 1850 mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, zweifachen Goldfileten und schmaler, blindgeprägter Bordüre auf beiden Deckeln, Stehkantenvergoldung, blingepr. Innenkanten, marmoriertem Schnitt und Marmorpapiervorsätzen. Einband gering berieben und bestoßen; stockfleckig; Bll. durchgehend mit breiterem Wasserrand am Fuß (teils etwas in den Text hineingehend) - Wasserrand teils etwas stärker sowie etwas gebräunt; erste Bll. mit kleinerem Wasserfleck in der oberen Ecke; Titel und das folgende Blatt (Inhaltsverzeichnis) mit kleinem Abriss in der unteren Ecke (kein Textverlust); vereinzelt gering fingerfleckig. Die erste bedeutende wissenschaftliche Arbeit des englischen Dichters und Literaturhistorikers Thomas Warton (1728-1790). Graesse VII, 422 (mit falschem Erscheinungsjahr). DE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dissertatio de larvis scenicis et figuris comicis antiquorum Romanorum

      Rome: Venanzio Monaldini. Printed by Angelo Rotili, 1754. Second Edition (in Latin). Full Calf. Very Good. 4to. 27 by 19.5 cm. [12], 115, [9] pp. With 85 engraved plates of masks and burlesque figures of the theater of Ancient Rome. Contemporary calf, rebacked retaining original backstrip. Scattered light foxing minimally affecting plates.

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        A Delineation of Universal Law: Being an Abstract of An Essay Towards Deducing the Elements of Universal Law, from The First Principles of Knowledge, and The Nature of Things: in a Methodical and Connected Series [etc.]. The Third Edition

      London: Printed by J. Hughs, For R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, 1754. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, title and last leaf browned, some browning elsewhere, unobtrusive hole in first several leaves; the Taussig copy Final edition of Bellers' work, "what must be termed his magnum opus", outlining the treatise he ultimately intended to write, in significant ways anticipating Blackstone, focusing on law in general, private law, criminal law, and the law of nations

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        La science des ingenieurs dans la conduite des travaux de fortification et d architecture civile. Nouvelle edition

      chez Pierre Gosse, à La Haye 1754 - Legatura in piena pergamena con titolo oro su tassello dipinto al ds. Tagli rossi. Ottimo, fresco esemplare. Brunet II, 740. 4to (cm. 25,5), antiporta fig. f.t., 8 cc.nn., 80, 64, 96, 104, 80, 80(6) pp. Testatine incise n.t. e 53 tavv. f.t. (di cui 51 rip.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Du Japon Nouvelle Édition Revûe, corrigée, augmentée, & mise dans un nouvel ordre par l’Auteur.

      Paris: Chez Nyon Fils, 1754. - 6 Volumes. 12mo. 57 engraved maps & plates (29 folding). with half-titles. 19th century marbled bds. (neat rubberstamp on verso of titles & half-titles). Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged of this standard work on Japan. Charlevoix’s compilation, based on numerous sources including the work of Engelbert Kaempfer and his own previously published Histoire de l'Établissement, des Progrès et et de la Décadence du Christianisme dans L'Empire du Japon (1715), was first published in 1736 in quarto format with 33 maps and plates. The work contains information on the country’s geography and history including details on christian missionary activity there, the manners and customs of the Japanese, natural resources, government and commerce, and natural history. The plates depict Japanese costumes, musical instruments, ships, weapons, and native plants. Included are maps of Japan, Korea, and Japan together with the Chinese coast and Kamchatka, and town plans of Meako (Kyoto), Anzuquiama, Osaka, Nagasaki, and Edo (Tokyo). At the end is an annotated bibliography of books on Japan, pp. [327]-365. Cordier 424.

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        Abrégé des Commentaires de M de Folard sur l'Histoire de Polybe Par M*** EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Chez La Veuve Gandouin, Giffart, David, Jombert et Durand, 1754. Fine. Chez La Veuve Gandouin, Giffart, David, Jombert et Durand, Paris 1754, 3 volumes in-4 (19,5x25,5cm), relié. - First edition, richly illustrated compendium of the famous knight Folard comments prepared by the Count de Chabot. 113 intaglio plates - sometimes folding (Volume I: 51, Volume 2: 22 and Volume 3: 40) - representing technical, battle scenes and war machines of Antiquity; with 4 maps and a map of Cremona. Full speckled calf blond. Back with five nerves adorned parts of title and volume number of red morocco and gilded boxes and jewels; golden tail lace. All red edges. Two caps head threadbare, the third a little rubbed. Some worm holes on the back of the second volume. Two corners bumped. Many scuffs. Stress once again the importance of this work in the theory of military strategies. Must be the Count de Chabot this issue that does not retain the entire history of Polybius, in 6 Vol. in 4, but is mainly focused on the comments. And military strategist, eventually Folard commandant and Mestre camp, the draft Folard (we nicknamed the French Vegetius) was developing his ideas by commenting on the text of Polybius. The book contains the famous treatise on the column, which Folard military training and the inventor, and the Treaty of the "attack and defense of places Veterans. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, richement illustrée, de l'abrégé des célèbres commentaires du chevalier de Folard, établi par le comte de Chabot. 113 planches en taille douce - parfois dépliantes (Tome I : 51, tome 2 : 22 et tome 3 : 40) - représentant des techniques, des scènes de bataille et des machines guerrières de l'Antiquité ; dont 4 cartes et un plan de Cremone. Reliure en plein veau blond moucheté. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et de caissons et fleurons dorés ; dentelles dorées en queue. Toutes tranches rouges. Deux coiffes de tête élimées, la troisième un peu frottée. Quelques trous de ver sur le dos du second tome. Deux coins émoussés. Nombreuses épidermures.Soulignons une fois encore l'importance de cet ouvrage dans la théorie des stratégies militaires. On doit au Comte de Chabot cette édition qui ne retient pas l'ensemble de l'Histoire de Polybe, en 6 Vol. in 4, mais est principalement centré sur les commentaires. Militaire et stratège, Folard finira commandant de place et Mestre de camp, le projet de Folard (qu'on surnomma le Végèce français) était de développer ses idées en commentant le texte de Polybe. L'ouvrage contient le fameux traité sur la colonne, formation militaire dont Folard et l'inventeur, et le Traité de l"attaque et de la défense des places des Anciens.

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        Traité des sensations EDITION ORIGINALE

      Londres et se vend à Paris: De Bure l'aîné, 1754. Fine. De Bure l'aîné, Londres et se vend à Paris 1754, in-12 (10,5x17cm), 2 volumes reliés. - first edition. Binders of the time in full calf fawn with the Duke of Aumont weapons. spine smooth ornate patterns on golden grotesque and fanciful figures (hydras) golden tail. boards framed triple gilt fillets, arms stamped in the center. All marbled edges. Major work of the Abbé de Condillac and one of the central texts of French sensuality. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale. Reliures de l'époque en plein veau fauve aux armes. Dos lisses richement ornés de motifs à la grotesque dorés et de figures chimériques (hydres) dorées en queue. Plats encadrés de triples filets dorés, armes frappées au centre. Roulette dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches marbrées.  Charnières restaurées. Ouvrage majeur de l'abbé de Condillac et l'un des textes centraux du sensualisme français. De la bibliothèque Emmanuel-Pierre Rodocanachi, avec ses ex-libris gravés.

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        Histoire Du Japon?Nouvelle Édition?Revûe, corrigée, augmentée, & mise dans un nouvel ordre par l?Auteur

      Paris: Chez Nyon Fils, 1754., 1754. 6 Volumes. 12mo. 57 engraved maps & plates (29 folding). with half-titles. 19th century marbled bds. (neat rubberstamp on verso of titles & half-titles). Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged of this standard work on Japan. Charlevoix?s compilation, based on numerous sources including the work of Engelbert Kaempfer and his own previously published Histoire de l'Établissement, des Progrès et et de la Décadence du Christianisme dans L'Empire du Japon (1715), was first published in 1736 in quarto format with 33 maps and plates. The work contains information on the country?s geography and history including details on christian missionary activity there, the manners and customs of the Japanese, natural resources, government and commerce, and natural history. The plates depict Japanese costumes, musical instruments, ships, weapons, and native plants. Included are maps of Japan, Korea, and Japan together with the Chinese coast and Kamchatka, and town plans of Meako (Kyoto), Anzuquiama, Osaka, Nagasaki, and Edo (Tokyo). At the end is an annotated bibliography of books on Japan, pp. [327]-365. Cordier 424..

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        Oeuvres diverses de Pope EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Amsterdam|& à Leipzig: Chez Arkstée & Merkus, 1754. Fine. Chez Arkstée & Merkus, à Amsterdam & à Leipzig 1754, 6 tomes en 6 Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,5cm), relié. - Original collective edition; illustrated portrait 1 and 5 figures in Volume I, 1 frontispiece and 13 figures in Volume II, 1 frontispiece to Volume IV; portrait by Syfang, the figures drawn by Blakey, Wale and engraved by Walker and Fritzsch. Full brown calf iced contemporary. Smooth back decorated. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Large missing along the upper joint of Volume I; Lack the joints head of Volume II; scuffs along momrs of Volume III; Lacks the joints of Volume IV; Bits split tail of volume V; scuffs along the Volume VI; most corners bumped. Pope was both the greatest classical poet of England during the first half of the eighteenth universally admired and acclaimed and recognized for his Essay on Man philosopher. His translation of Homer remained a classic in England. Meeting of his works in editorial quality company had considerable success Europe, and some influence in the world of letters. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale collective ; illustrée de 1 portrait et 5 figures au tome I, 1 frontispice et 13 figures au tome II, 1 frontispice au tome IV ; le portrait par Syfang, les figures dessinées par Blakey, Wale et Walker et gravées par Fritzsch. Reliure en plein veau brun glacé d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Large manque le long du mors supérieur du tome I ; Manque aux mors en tête du tome II ; épidermures le long des momrs du tome III ; Manques aux mors du tome IV ; Mors fendus en queue du tome V ; épidermures le long du tome VI ; la plupart des coins émoussés.Pope fut à la fois le plus grand poète classique de l'Angleterre durant la première moitié du XVIIIe, universellement admiré et acclamé, et un philosophe reconnu pour son Essai sur l'homme. Sa traduction d'Homère demeura un classique en Angleterre. La réunion de ses oeuvres dans une entreprise éditoriale de qualité eut un succès considérable Europe, et une influence certaine dans le monde des lettres.

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        Recueil de sculptures antiques grecques et romaines EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Joullain , 1754. Fine. Chez Joullain , à Paris 1754, pet. in-folio, relié. - First edition illustrated with a fully engraved frontispiece title by Adam and 62 beautiful engravings to etchings by Chevilet (3) Defehrt (26) Fessard (5) Fonbonne (4), François (7 ), The Netherlands (3) The Mire (1) Surugue son (2), Tardieu (8) and 3 unsigned after designs by sculptor Lorraine Lambert-Sigisbert Adam (1700-1759). Some copies have title relay placed after the frontispiece, dated 1755 and entitled: Collection of antique, Greek and Roman scuptures, found in Rome, in the ruins of the palace of Neon and Marius. Some headpieces are the address of the place are Cheveau or Nancy. In addition, most of the copies do not contain the index and the warning attached to our copy after the frontispiece and start directly without figures found these autograph dedication of the authors at the end. Full glazed calf contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Triple Net border on covers with angular finials. All very rubbed. Head cover and missing tail. This beautiful catalog includes the reproduction of 68 ancient marbles and 5 original Adam marbles. The ancient marbles presented here from the ruins of Nero's palace at Palatine Hill and those of Marius Palace, located between Rome and Frascati. Conducted in France, they were purchased from the heirs of Cardinal Adam who enriched the collection with its own purchases in the Eternal City; these sculptures have also often been restored by the artist (he was also responsible for numerous antique prints by Cardinal). Five years before his death in 1754, Adam decided to sell his collection. He suggested to potential buyers form a gallery, decorate a library, living room, or finally enrich academy. Coming from a family of sculptors, Adam won the Prix de Rome in 1723 and lived a decade in the eternal city, protected by Cardinal de Polignac, Ambassador of France to Rome. He made contact with a specialty of Rome sculpture fountains (Neptune fountain at Versailles). --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale entièrement gravée illustrée d'un titre-frontispice par Adam et de 62 très belles planches gravées à l'eau-forte par Chevilet (3), Defehrt (26), Fessard (5), Fonbonne (4), François (7), Le Bas (3), Le Mire (1), Surugue fils (2), Tardieu (8) et 3 non signées, d'après les dessins du sculpteur lorrain Lambert-Sigisbert Adam (1700-1759). Certains exemplaires possèdent un titre de relais placé après le frontispice, daté 1755 et intitulé : Collection de scuptures antiques, grecques et romaines, trouvées à Rome, dans les ruines du palais de Neron et de Marius. Certains frontispices sont à l'adresse de Cheveau ou portent le lieu Nancy. En outre, la plupart des exemplaires ne contiennent pas l'index et l'avertissement joints à notre exemplaire après le frontispice et commencent directement aux figures sans qu'on trouve ces éléments à la fin. Reliure en plein veau glacé d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats avec fleurons angulaires. Ensemble très frotté. Coiffe de tête et de queue manquantes. Ce magnifique catalogue comprend la reproduction de 68 marbres anciens et 5 marbres originaux d'Adam. Les marbres anciens ici présentés proviennent des ruines du palais de Néron au Mont Palatin et de celles du palais de Marius, situé entre Rome et Frescati. Conduites en France, elles ont été achetées aux héritiers du cardinal par Adam qui a enrichi la collection avec ses propres achats effectués dans la ville éternelle ; ces sculptures ont, en outre, souvent été restaurées par l'artiste (il fut d'ailleurs chargé de nombreuses copies d'antiques par le cardinal). Cinq ans avant sa mort, en 1754, Adam décida de vendre sa collection. Aux acheteurs éventuels il suggéra de former une galerie, de décorer une bibliothèque, un salon, ou enfin d'enrichir une académie. Issu d'une famille de sculpteurs, Adam remporta le prix de Rome en 1723 et vécut une dizaine d'année dans la ville éternelle, protégé du cardinal de Polignac, ambassadeur de France à Rome. Il se fit au contact de Rome une spécialité de la sculpture de fontaines (bassin de Neptune au château de Versailles).

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        Beschreibung des Morgenlandes und einiger anderer Länder.

      . 3 Bände. Übers. v. Christian Ernst von Windheim. Verlag des Stifthauses, Erlangen 1754-55. 13 Bl., 458 S.; 22 Bl., 375 S. u. 15 Bl., 428 ., 10 Bl. mit 3 gest. Titeln u. 178 (statt 180) teils gefaltete Kupfer-Tafeln u. -Karten. 4°. Pergamentbände d. Zt. mit Rückentitel. Berieben u. bestoßen, etwas fleckig u. verzogen, Bd. 1 mit Nagespur an einer Ecke. Wenige Bl. etwas knittrig, einige Falttaf. mit kl. Einriss. Insegesamt gutes breitrandiges Exemplar. - Erste dt. Ausgabe. - Ausführliche und fundierte Reisebeschreibung des englischen Gelehrten Pococke von seiner Orientreise in den Jahren 1737-42. Beschrieben werden Ägypten und Äthiopien in Band I, Palästina, Syrien, Mesopotamien und Zypern in Band II, sowie Griechenland, die ägäischen Inseln, Kleinasien und einige Regionen von Italien, Deutschland, Böhmen, Ungarn und Österreich in Band III. - Sein Hauptaugenmerk galt den Kulturresten der Antike. Mit dem klassischen Schrifttum wohlvertraut, wanderte er von Ruine zu Ruine und hielt deren Grund- und Aufrisse zeichnerisch fest, ohne die neuen baulichen und anderen Verhältnisse ganz zu vernachlässigen. Als Kopte verkleidet, fuhr der den Nil bis Aussuan hinauf, eine damals noch gefahrvolle und strapaziöse Reise. Er schiffte sich in Damitta ein und fuhr über Jerusalem, Syrien, Mesopotamien, Zypern, Kreta nach Konstantinopel. - Henze IV, 144 f..

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        Vergleichung der Historien und Thaten verschiedener insonderheit orientalisch- und indianischer grosser Helden und berühmter Männer, nach Plutarchi Beyspiel. In die Teutsche Sprache übersetzt, und mit einer Vorrede begleitet von I. F. S. + Vergleichene Geschichte verschiedner Heldinnen und anderer berühmten Damen. Nach dem Beyspiel des Plutharchs, Aus dem Dänischen ins Deutsche übersetzt. Zwey Theile.

      - (1)-2. Delitzsch, J. C. E. Vogelgesang, 1754 / Copenhagen, Christian Gottlob Mengel, 1748. 8vo. (48),+ 556; (2),+ 558 pp. Minor spotting in second part. Together with: HOLBERG, Ludwig von. Vergleichene Geschichte verschiedner Heldinnen und anderer berühmten Damen. Nach dem Beyspiel des Plutharchs, Aus dem Dänischen ins Deutsche übersetzt. Zwey Theile. Copenhagen & Leipsig, 1754. 8vo. (41),+ 376; 388 pp. Some spotting. Contemporary uniform half calf, spines gilt with raised bands with black title compartments, red edges. Three volumes. From the library of T. H. Gadebusch, with his book plate. From the library at Ericsberg. Carlander II, 658. Part one is the third and part two is the second edition of the German translation of Holbergs ?Adskillige store heltes og berømmelige mænds, sær orientalske og indianske sammenlignede historier og bedrifter efter Plutharchi maade? (1739). The third edition is a titelauflage of the second. The first come in 1741. Biographies of Tamerlane, Saladin, Zoroaster, Akebar, Abbas the Great, Mahomet, Peter the Great, Socrates, Julius Caesar, Montezuma etc. Together with the second edition of the German translation of ?Adskillige heltinders og navnkundige damers smmenlignede historier? (1745), translated by Georg August Detharding. The first German edition was published in 1746. The woman are Elisabeth I. of England, Katharina Medici, Kleopatra, Anna Boleyn, Mme de Mazarin, Jeanne d'Arc, Antoinette de Bourbon, Johanna Gray, Maria Stuart, Christine of Sweden, Margarethe de Valois, Eleonora Christine Ulfeld etc. Thomas Heinrich Gadebusch (1736-1804) was professor in Greifswald and wrote several works on Pomeranian history and translated several Swedish works into German. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tables Astronomiques de M. Hallei. Premiere Partie: Qui contient aussi les observations de la Lune, avec les préceptes pour calculer les lieux du Soleil & de la Lune

      Paris: Durand, 1754. Seconde Édition par M. l'Abbé de Chappe d'Auteroche. lxxxviii, 328 pp. Folding map and 3 folding tables. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine, red edges. Minor rubbing, else fine. Seconde Édition par M. l'Abbé de Chappe d'Auteroche. lxxxviii, 328 pp. Folding map and 3 folding tables. 1 vols. 8vo. The Second Part was printed five years later in 1759.

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        Le palais du silence Conte philosophique EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Amsterdam|[Paris]: S.n., 1754. Fine. S.n., à Amsterdam [Paris] 1754, 2 tomes en un Vol. in 12 (10x17cm), (2) 229pp. , 270pp., relié. - Rare first edition of this literary hoax falsely attributed by the translator Cadmus Millet in a long explanatory preface. Illustrated with a frontispiece by Cochin. Full sheepskin vintage blonde. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Threadbare cap head portion and the upper joint open cap. Scuffs on the boards. The book begins with a preface on the award of the tale Cadmus of Miletus and continues with a well-documented on the establishment of colonies of Greece Chapter, in Asia Minor. The story depicts the life of the young prince, son of the king of Dorides, the story is a pretext, in the tradition of philosophical tale, the unveiling of certain truths. The Knight Arcq (1721-1795), natural son of the Count of Toulouse, played a significant role in the realm of ideas in the eighteenth, including by paying close attention to economic and social problems, more typically in this tale the The author deals with human passions and power. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale rare de cette supercherie littéraire faussement attribuée par le traducteur à Cadmus de Millet dans une préface longuement explicative. Illustrée d'un frontispice d'après Cochin. Reliure en pleine basane blonde d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête en partie élimée et mors supérieur ouvert en coiffe. Epidermures sur les plats. L'ouvrage débute par une préface sur l'attribution du conte à Cadmus de Milet et se poursuit par un chapitre très documenté sur l'établissement des colonies de la Grèce, dans l'Asie-Mineure. Le conte met en scène l'existence du jeune prince, fils du roi des Dorides, le conte étant prétexte, dans la tradition du conte philosophique, au dévoilement de certaines vérités. Le chevalier d'Arcq (1721-1795), fils naturel du Comte de Toulouse, joua un rôle non négligeable dans le domaine des idées au XVIIIe, notamment en s'intéressant de près aux problèmes économiques et sociaux, plus classiquement dans ce conte l'auteur traite des passions humaines et du pouvoir.

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        Allgemeine historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande... Vol. XII

      Leipzig: Arkstee & Merkus, 1754. Quarto, with 26 maps and plates (numbered 1-25 with a plate 10 bis); lacks front free endpaper, very good in scuffed contemporary calf. German compendium of travel accounts published in the mid-eighteenth-century, including Dampier's voyages and excellent maps of Australia and the South Pacific.This single volume from a longer series is of great interest on its own account since it contains a good treatment of the early discovery of Australia, including Pelsaert's ill-fated landing on the Western coast, and a further five pages devoted solely to the discoveries of Abel Tasman in Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand. Likewise, the quest for a southern passage to the Pacific by Willem Corneliszoon Schouten is examined in great detail.The editor clearly took great interest in the Australian landfalls of William Dampier during the late seventeenth-century, and incorporates this material in a chapter of 32 pages. It includes two plates of Australian plants collected by Dampier, originally published in his Voyage to New Holland (London 1703). Further chapters totalling some 104 pages detail Dampier's circumnavigations of 1684-1689.This volume contains numerous maps of Australasian interest, including a chart of the South Pacific and a specific map of the Australian continent. In both maps the eastern seaboard is conjoined with New Guinea and Van Diemen's Land to form a continuous landmass, and Dutch landfalls are duly recorded. Other maps of interest include two charts of the equatorial wind currents (loosely derived from Dampier's map of the Pacific trade winds, but here updated with further information and printed across two sheets).The last seven plates are of special interest to the history of European mercantile expansion in East Asia, and illustrate a wide range of tropical fruits and products, including pepper, betel nut, papaya, mangoes, jack-fruit, bananas and so forth.

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        Le Spectateur ou le Socrate moderne où l'on voit un portrait naïf des Mœur

      Paris: Chez Merigot, 1754. Fine. Chez Merigot, Paris 1754-1755, 9 vol. in-12 (9,5x17cm), relié. - New edition adorned with seven frontispieces Scotin the elder. The newspaper appeared for the first time in volume in 1712 sheepskin. Full brown speckled time. Back with five nerves, parts of title and volume number of red morocco, gilt floral pedestals and finials. All red edges. Caps head of volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 and tail volumes 2, 3 and 4 and 9 leveled (some rough). Corners lightly bumped. Four split bits. Pale marginal foxing in the second volume. The Spectator was an early English contemporaryicals that appeared daily from 1711 to 1712. Aimed at Middle Class, Addison thinks that despite its daily circulation of 4,000 copies, it was read by about 60,000 Londoners. The Spectator was very popular and republished many times during the eighteenth century. He wears an ironic look at English society and durably marked the release of its novelty. Each number was around 2000 words, and Addison and Steele shared writing. The Spectator in its current version is now a well known English newspaper. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition ornée de sept frontispices de Scotin l'aîné. Le journal parut pour la première fois en volume en 1712. Reliure en pleine basane brune mouchetée de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge, caissons et fleurons floraux dorés. Toutes tranches rouges. Coiffes de tête des volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 et 8 et de queue des volumes 2, 3 et 4 et 9 arasées (certaines accidentées). Coins légèrement émoussés. Quatre mors fendus. Pâles mouillures marginales au second tome. Le Spectateur fut un des premiers périodiques anglais qui parut chaque jour de 1711 à 1712. Destiné à la Middle Class, Addison pense que malgré son tirage de 4000 exemplaires journaliers, il était lu par environ 60000 Londoniens. Le Spectator fut très populaire et réédité maintes fois au cours du XVIIIe siècle. Il porte un regard ironique sur la société anglaise et marqua durablement la presse par sa nouveauté. Chaque numéro tournait autour de 2000 mots, et Addison et Steele se sont partagés la rédaction. Le Spectateur dans sa version actuelle est aujourd'hui un journal bien connu des anglais.

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        Almanach Royal Année M.DCC.LIV

      De l'Imprimerie Le Breton imprimeur Ordinaire du ROY 1754 - 467pp. Très Bon Etat le prix comprends l'expéditon en colissimo recommandé. Année 1754 contenant: Les naissances des Princes et Princesses d'europe. Les Archévèques n,Evèques Cardinaux et Abbés Commendataires. Les Maréchaux de France,Les Lieutenants Généraux Généraux,Maréchaux de Camp,et Brigadiers des Armées Navales,etc. Les Conseils du Roy,les départements des Secrétaires d'Etat,Etc. Le Parlement,la Chambre des Comptes,la Cour des Aydes, l'Université,les Académies,les bibliothèques publiques, Les Fermiers Généraux,les Receveurs Généraux des Finances,la Compagnie des Indes etc. . Reliure d'epoque pleine peau aux armes. Dos 5 nerfs caissons et titres dorés. tranches dorées. aucune rousseurs. annotation au crayon à papier: Pupil (Barthélémy-Jean-Claude). Premier Président de La Cour des Monnaies de Lyon Olivier,XVI,1712. etat remarquable. aucune rousseur. Ex-Libris Tricou. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'origine apostolica della chiesa milanese, e del rito della stessa provata colla tradizione immemorabile, e con documenti parte editi, e parte sin'ora inediti

      Milan: nella Regia Ducal Corte 4to (21.5 cm, 8.46"). [vi] ff., 372, [2] pp.. 1754 Only edition of this history of the Milanese Church, in Italian, by the prefect of Milan's Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Nicolò Sormani (d. ca. 1777); he affirms its apostolic origin, i.e., the legend of St. Barnaba, chiefly by way of a syllogism declaring the authority of oral tradition — that a tradition is true if it is antique and there is no reason to doubt it; that the legend of St. Barnaba's founding the Church is old and inscrutable; and that therefore her legend is true — though an appendix supplies the reader with original documents he nonetheless cites, and an editor's note observes that he himself translated many of them from Latin into Italian for the first time. With this publication, Sormani continued his quest to quell the belligerent hordes of sophists and provocateurs who questioned ecclesiastical traditions, having first published a treatise on the subject in 1740 (De origine apostolica ecclesia Mediolanensis a s. Barnaba apostolo deducta), as the first dissertation in a two-part volume; but this is the only production in the vernacular. The Italian text is accompanied by citations and original documentation, which is in both Italian and, mostly, Latin; it is printed in roman and italic, with one large floriated woodcut initial and a decorative headpiece at the beginning of the first chapter. The final leaf contains the imprimatur and errata. Searches of NUC Pre-1956 and WorldCat locate only two copies in U.S. libraries, one of which has been deaccessioned. Contemporary vellum over boards with four laces visible on covers at spine extremities, gilt title in painted spine compartment, red marbled edges; binding somewhat soiled and bumped and a bit warped, with light worming not penetrating the leather. Title rubbed affecting a few letters; a light brown stain running along the gutter on two leaves and a crescent stain at the bottom of one other not affecting text; small tears at a couple of outer margins; and a handful of natural paper flaws, especially notable to two leaves that literally came up short in the press and therefore have "deckle" lower edges. Old pressure-stamps to title-leaf and a few others, a five-digit accession number stamped in two places, old library pencillings, indications of removed bookplates and card pocket; minor dampstaining, foxing, and age-toning throughout, most notable in the first and last two gatherings. Recital of faults and "library features" makes this sound much less appealing than it is. It is => a sound, attractive, pleasing book.

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        Essais de Montaigne

      A Londres: Chez Jean Nourse|& Vaillant, 1754. Fine. Chez Jean Nourse & Vaillant, A Londres 1754, 10 tomes en 10 Vol. in-16 (8x14cm), reliés. - New edition. Reprinting the last edition given by Coste in 1745, in 7 volumes in-12 in London at Nourse jeans. Brunet III, 1839 states: "Montaigne editions data Coste are five in number, one in London, Nourse, 1745 7 volumes in 12, the last and also the best." Binding in full mottled calf time. Back smooth decorated. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Caps tomes I and IX threadbare. Upper jaw of Volume I slotted in mind. Light gaps along some jaws. Good copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Réimpression de la dernière édition donnée par Coste en 1745, en 7 volumes in-12 à Londres chez jean Nourse. Brunet III, 1839 mentionne : "Les éditions de Montaigne données par Coste sont au nombre de cinq, celle de Londres, Nourse, 1745, 7 volumes in-12, la dernière et aussi la meilleure".  Cette édition reproduit "L'avis sur l'édition de 1745" de Pierre Coste qui résume son travail sur les éditions de Montaigne. Ex-libris aux armes du XVIIIe : Mr. Bardy. Reliures en plein veau marbré d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffes des tomes I et IX élimées. Mors supérieur du tome I fendu en tête. Légers manques le long de certains mors. Assez bon exemplaire. Les nombreuses annotations de Coste qui accompagnent la lecture des Essais se situent en bas de page. Ex-libris gravé aux armes du XVIIIe, A. Bardy.  

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        Sculture e Pitture Sagre Estratti dai Cimiteri di Roma. Pubblicate gia dagli Autori della Roma Sotteranea ed ora Nuovamente Date in Luce colle Spiegazioni per Ordine di N. S. Clemente XII, Felicemente Regnante. Tomo Primo.

      - Rome: Nella Stamperia Vaticano, Appresso Niccolò, e Marco Pagliarini, 1754. 3 vols., folio, contemporary full vellum, backstrips lettered & decorated in gilt between raised bands. [iv], viii, 224; xxiv, 191; xxii, 236 pp. + 210 copper-engraved plates, including five double-page plans mounted on stubs; and many additional plates, illustrations, engraved initials, etc., in text. Three bookplates of the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia in each volume, with remains or ghosts of labels on backstrip. Covers slightly worn, some foxing and darkening of terminal leaves, early ownership stamps effaced from title-pages; vellum splitting at joints but quite sound. First Edition thus. Inscribed at the top of each title-page: "To the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia / from Wm. Maclure." This monumental compilation and analysis of early Christian carvings, murals, and relics from the catacombs of Rome was based on the work of Antonio Bosio (1585-1629), a Renaissance archeologist who had excavated the artifacts and arranged for their reproduction by engraving but died before he could publish the results, which were edited and published in 1632 by Giovanni Severano as Roma Sotterranea. Opera Postuma. An improved and extended edition in Latin, edited by Paolo Aringhi (1600-1676), appeared in 1651. The present version, with the illustrations in large format and an extensive explanatory text prepared by the Florentine scholar Giovanni Gaetano Bottari (1689-1775) under the aegis of Pope Clement XII, was published over a period of 17 years a century after the first editions. William Maclure (1763-1840) was one of the outstanding scientists and philanthropists of the young American republic. Born in Scotland, he rapidly earned a fortune as a London businessman and emigrated to the United States in 1796. In 1803, and by then an American citizen, he returned to Europe for four years as a member of a commission dispatched to settle spoliation claims between the U.S.A. and Revolutionary France. During that sojourn he toured extensively, purchasing books -- doubtless including this set -- and natural-history specimens. Upon his return to America Maclure briskly completed several astonishing accomplishments in geological exploration and publication. In 1812 he was a founder member of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, serving as its president from 1817 until his death, and presenting to it great quantities of books and specimens. His other activities in the field of education and philanthropy need not be discussed here, except for his enthusiastic adherence in 1824 to the socialistic doctrines of Robert Owen (1820-1902), leading in 1825 to Maclure's emigration to Owen's projected community at New Harmony, Indiana. Maclure took with him a large part of his library, scientific apparatus, and other potentially useful possessions, along with a boatload of fellow-scientists. It must have been at this time that Maclure presented these three massive volumes to the Franklin Institute, which had itself been founded in 1824 for the benefit of the education of the laboring classes of Philadelphia. Each volume bears the very early accession number of 366 on the original institutional bookplate on the front pastedown. Below this is a later bookplate reflecting a more sophisticated cataloguing system, and below this is a third plate stating the rules of the library. These bookplates cover and conceal yet another bookplate, which is probably that of William Maclure himself. (The impossibly idealistic New Harmony community disintegrated within a few years, and Maclure spent most of the rest of his life pursuing similar philanthropic and uplifting projects in Mexico.) For the various versions of this book, see: Brunet, I, cols. 423 & 1124-25; V, col. 252; Cicognara 3585; Graesse, I, pp. 156 & 500; V, p. 336 ; & Olschki 16509, 16510, & 16513A. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Memorial of the Case of the German Emigrants Settled in the British Colonies of Pensilvania, and the back parts of Maryland, Virginia, &c

      London 1754 - First edition. 20pp. Lacking the final four leaves (as does the Library of Congress copy). 1 vols. 4to. A plea - attributed sometimes to Franklin - to the British public for charitable contributions in the cause of educating Pennsylvania German immigrants (especially in the English language, but also in their native German) ".to render those, whose are the subjects of the British crown upon account of the places where they dwell, real subjects of it by a community of language ." Very scarce - only one copy has appeared at auction in the last 35 years. ESTC T91361; Howes F-325; Sabin 25554; Ford 770; Clayton-Torrence 215; OCLC: 7123335 (also with collaton of 20 pp.) Antique calf, red leather spine label. Fine copy 20pp. Lacking the final four leaves (as does the Library of Congress copy). 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LE PARFAIT MARECHAL, QUI ENSEIGNE A CONNOÎTRE LA BEAUTÉ, LA BONTÉ ET LES DÉFAUTS DES CHEVAUX, les signes & les causes des maladies, les moyens de les prévenir; leur guérison, le bon ou mauvais usage de la Purgation & de la Saignée. La maniere de les conserver dans les voyages, de les nourrir, & de les panser selon l'ordre. La ferrure sur les desseins des Fers, qui rétabliront les méchans pieds, & conserveront les bons. Ensemble, Un Traité du Haras pour élever de beaux & bons Poulains, & les Préceptes pour bien emboucher les Chevaux; avec les Figures nécessaires. Augmentée d'un abregé de l'art de monter a cheval.

      Chez Didot, Nyon, Damonneville et Savoye. París, 1754 - . 26 cm. 2 tomos: Frontis, 3 h., 512 pág., 5 h. y 406 pág., 1 h. Ilustrado con grabados en el texto, y 2 láminas plegadas, fuera del texto, una cabecera grabada por Papillon y "culs-de-lampe". Dos tomos enc. en un vol. en plena piel de época, tejuelo, nervios, lomera cuajada, cortes pintados. * Jacques de Solleysel (1617- 1680) acompañó los nobles franceses que participaron en las negociaciones de paz que dieron lugar al tratado de Westfalia. Allí conoció las técnicas de los jinetes alemanes y cuando regresó a Francia abrió una escuela de equitación. Más tarde fue llamado para trabajar como ecuyer en la Grande Ecurie de París, aunque era más bien un veterinario. Equitación. Veterinaria. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pièce signée

      - TALLEYRAND Charles-Maurice de (1754-1838), homme d¿État et diplomate. P.S., « Charles-Maurice » comme Grand Vice-Électeur. Schönbrunn, 24 juin 1809. 1 p. in-folio en partie imprimée, en-tête Extrait des minutes de la Secrétairerie d'État / Collèges Électoraux, sceau à sec. Brevet impérial établi par le ministre de l'Intérieur, le comte Hugues MARET, également signé par le comte de MONTALIVET et par le Grand Chancelier comte de LACÉPÈDE. Il est statué que le sieur Marchand, ancien capitaine d'artillerie, fera partie du collège électoral de l'arrondissement de Verdun, département de la Meuse.

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        The Adventurer

      London: J. Payne, 1752-, 1754. 140 original numbers bound into two volumes, small folio; most of the imprints at the end of each number trimmed away or cropped (as often: the imprints appear very low on the page), but with decent margins throughout, signature clipped from upper corners of flyleaves; library bookplates with release stamps, small stamps on title-pages; generally in excellent, crisp condition in contemporary tree calf, spines gilt in compartments between raised bands with ornate double labels; extremities rubbed, joints partly cracked but sound. An important publication by Cook's editor. Cook's editor's influential literary periodical: the first edition, in an elegant contemporary binding. It was because of the prolific literary skills and the versatile pen exhibited in works like The Adventurer that Hawkesworth was appointed to compile the official account of the voyages, based on the journals kept by Captain James Cook and others, selling the copyright to Strahan and Cadell for the then immense sum of £6000.This is a rare complete set, in excellent condition, of this creation which was intended as a successor to Johnson's Rambler, for which he had been a major contributor; although here Hawkesworth was not only the editor and major contributor, but also the creator. He was assisted in his effort by Joseph Warton and Richard Bathurst, as well as by Dr Johnson himself, who contributed twenty-nine essays, most of which are signed "T.". Other contributors included Bonnell Thornton, Warton, Hester Mulso, George Coleman, and possibly Elizabeth Carter. It is also particularly interesting as a source of what little biographical information on Hawkesworth exists for, as John L. Abbott has shown, many of the pieces (particularly numbers 12 through 14 on "Opsinous") are strictly autobiographical in substance (John L. Abbott, 'John Hawkesworth,' Eighteenth-Century Studies, Spring 1970, p. 340).In its day, The Adventurer had a considerable success and was for example distinctly more popular than The Rambler, largely because Hawkesworth gave his audience the mixture of topics it wanted: 'an astute editor, Hawkesworth saw the folly of forcing too much criticism on a public among whom the tinsel of a burletta had more admirers than the gold of Shakespeare...' (Graham). The Adventurer is also still seen as a particularly useful text for its critical articles by Johnson as well as by Warton, who contributed twenty-four essays, ten of which 'contain notable criticism'. He reviewed Pope, 'wrote three papers on the Odyssey, two on the Tempest, one on Jewish poetry, one on Paradise Lost, one on the fragments of Menander, and two on King Lear. He thus helped to give The Adventurer a critical volume in excess of either The Spectator or The Rambler...' (Graham).This beautiful set comprises the first printings of the complete run of the 140 numbers of The Adventurer, published twice a week from 7 November 1752 until 9 March 1754. Bound up from the original numbers, it includes the corrected state of numbers 58, 84, and 137.

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        Uebersetzung der Algemeinen Welthistorie, die in Engeland durch eine Geselschaft von Gelehrten ausgefertiget worden. Nebst den Anmerkungen der holländischen Uebersetzung, auch vielen neuen Kupfern und Karten.

      Halle, Gebauer, 1754.. 14. Theil. 24 x 21 cm. [6] Bl. (incl. Front. u. Titel), 748 S. Titelblatt in Rot- und Schwarzdruck. Mit Kupferstich-Frontispiz, Kupferstich-Titelvignette und 6 gefalteten Kupferstichtafeln. Zeitgenössisches Ganzleder mit Lederrückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung, marmorierte Vorsätze, marmorierter Schnitt. Ecken bestossen, Kanten berieben. Mässig gebräunt, nur teilweise leicht fleckig. Titelblatt mit Spuren eines entfernten Stempels, darunter zeitgenössischer handschriftl. Besitzvermerk. Kleiner privater Namensstempel auf Vorsatz.. Vollständiger Einzelband der bekannten Weltgeschichte der Übersetzung Baumgartens, der hier vorliegend die römische Geschichte 'von der Abdankung des Diocletianus bis zur Verlegung des kaiserlichen Sitzes nach Constantinopel durch Constantinus den Grossen' zu dem 'Tode Justinians des Grossen', 'bis zur Absetzung der Irene und der Erhebung des Ricephorus' behandelt. Wegen dieser Verlegung des Amtssitzes an den Bosporus zeigen alle Tafeln Ansichten bzw. Pläne von Konstantinopel: "Constantinopel nach seinen 14 Gegenden", "Die Stadt und der Hafen von Constantinopel", "Grundris des Tempels der h. Sophiae zu Constantinopel", "Der thracische Bosporus", "Zeichnung einiger Seulen" und "Aussicht der Sophienkirche und Solimanie zu Constantinopel".

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        Two Letters of Sir Isaac Newton to Mr. Le Clerc, late Divinity Professor of the Remonstrants in Holland. The Former containing a Dissertation upon the Reading of the Greek Text, I John, v. 7. The Latter upon That of I Timothy, iii. 16. Published from authentick MSS in the Library of the Remonstrants in Holland

      London: Printed for J. Payne, at Pope's Head in Pater-Noster-Row, 1754. First Edition with this title, half-title, the final page is an advertisement for 5 titles printed for J. Payne, [5], 2-123, [1] pp., modern marbled boards, a nice copy. These letters by Newton explain what he calls the corruption of the original texts of the Epistles in regard to the Trinity. In 1690, Newton asked John Locke to send these letters to Le Clerc in Holland to be translated into French and published anonymously. In 1692, nothing having been done, Newton asked to have them suppressed and they remained in Ms. until 1734, when they were first published in England, under the misleading title of "Two Letters to Mr. Clarke," which was an error for Le Clerc. Dr. Clark was one of Newton's best friends and received 500 pounds for translating the 'Opticks' into Latin. Babson, 239; Wallis, 338.

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