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        AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH TRADE OVER THE CASPIAN SEA: with the Author's Journal of Travels

      London: T. Osborne et al. Complete two volume set freshly re-bound in finest bookcalf. 1754. hb. 4to, First published in 1753, this is the Second Edition "revised and corrected". Nerhood 88. . Hanway's journal of travels "from England through Russia into Persia; and back through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which are added the revolutions of Persia during the present century, with the particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli." Pagination: volume I, pp. xxiv [pp. xxv-xxviii mis-bound at end of volume], 1-458 [pp. 459-460 mis-bound after pp. xxviii], [1] "Explanation of the Copper-Plates in this Work", [1-8] Index; volume II, pp. xx, [plate], pp. [1]-460, [1-14] Index, [1-4] "An Explanation of Several Foreign Words in the Two Volumes", [1-2] "Books Printed for A. Millar in the Strand". All plates and maps present, except that the folding map of the Russian Embassy to Persia, called for at p. 237 of volume I is mis-bound at p. 237 of volume II. All others maps and plates placed as stipulated in the "Explanation" (see above). Nine folding maps, 19 full-page copper engraved plates, and 12 engraved vignettes. Marginal notations in a very early hand ("f" for "s") to first 115 pages, and from pp. 454 to 460 of volume I, ditto for pp. 23 to 50 of volume II. Marginal darkening to pp. 130 to 180 of volume II and last quarter of text quite foxed. Crease to pp. 197 to 198. Small stain to page 50 of volume I. Beautifully re-bound with blind-ruled lines and gilt florettes to boards, the spines in compartments with morocco spine labels; both volumes bound in period style. New hand-made marbled endpapers. A splendid set. Note: the title of volume II is printed as "The Revolutions of Persia: Containing the Reign of Shah Sultan Hussein; the Invasion of the Afghans". .

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        The Works

      London: David Mallet, 1754. Five volumes, quarto; a good set in contemporary calf, worn. First edition. Bolingbroke (1678-1751) was a prominent and controversial Tory politician in the reign of Queen Anne.

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        Leben der Madem. Ninon von Lenclos. Aus dem Französischen des Hn. B*** übersetzt.

      Leipzig, Weidmann, 1754.. 8°. 125 SS., mit gestoch. Portrait Neuerer Pappband mit Bundpapierbezug. Hayn-G. IV, 139; nicht bei Fromm. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser Biographie des französischen Schriftstellers Antoine Bret (1717-1792) über die berühmte Kurtisane und Saloniere Ninon de Lenclos (1620 - 1705), die am Hof Ludwigs XIV. große Anerkennung genoss und u.a. mit Königin Christine von Schweden, Madame de Maintenon, Moliere und Madame de Sevigne befreundet war. - Das Original war 1751 unter dem Titel "Memoires sur la vie de Mlle de Lenclos" in Paris erschienen (Barbier III, 257 und Cioranescu 13831). - Mit einem hübschen Porträt der Ninon de Lenclos von Sysang. - Gering berieben, leicht gebräunt und stellenweise etwas fleckig, sonst gutes, sauberes Exemplar.

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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. Newspaper. Very Good. Newspaper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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.

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        HIDROTERAPIA, EL MEDICO DE SI MISMO MODO DE CURAR CON EL USO DEL AGUA

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura 1 Edicion. Barcelona. Imp. de Teresa Piferrer Viuda. Pergamino a la romana. 1754. 8h+ 88Pag+2h. 20X16. 4 hojas facsimiladas. Hidroterapia del siglo XVIII, Rarissima Obra. Ref 9.3 Biblioteca A.

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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. Newspaper. Very Good. Newspaper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 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.

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        The Holy Bible Illustrated and Explained: Or, a Compleat Treasure for Every Christian. Containing, The Sacred Text of the Old and New Testaments at large. With An Exposition and Paraphrase of all the difficult Passages, by way of Notes, at the Bottom of each Page. Together with the Books of Apocrypha, Printed and commented on in the same Manner. Embellished with An Hundred and Ten Copper-Plate Prints, descriptive of the Principal Scripture Histories

      London: H. Woodgate / James Fletcher and Co.. Fair with no dust jacket. 1754-1761. Hardcover. Volume Two lacking the frontispiece. Volume One with the frontispiece and title leaf cropped and laid down. Title leaf of Volume One is missing the word "The", and also missing the letter "H" and part of the letter "O" from "HOLY".; Scarce edition, not in Herbert. Volume One: Second edition. London: Printed for H. Woodgate, at the Golden-Ball, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1761. Volume Two: First edition. [L]ondon: Printed for James Fletcher and Co. in St. Paul's Church-yard, 1754. Both volumes: Full calf bindings (mid 19th C?) with blind-stamped panels and borders to boards. Spines with 4 gilt bands and blind-stamped decoration. Leather lettering pieces on spines. Page dimensions: 243 x 206mm. More recent amateurish repairs. Leather completely split along upper joint of Volume One, with later cloth hinge. Endpapers replaced with modern marbled endpapers. One earlier marbled endpaper included loosely, with this and also another loose fly leaf having details about the Bible's belonging to the Sinclaire family of Belfast, written in a late 20th century hand. "Vol 2 with Vol. 1 brought to N.Z. by my grandfather John Sinclair of Belfast, Ireland - a son of Thomas Sinclaire & his wife Agusta Montgomery of Rosemount Counoty Down, daughter of Conway Heatly Mongtomery & his wide Mary Kay." Quarto in 2s. Numerous engraved plates in both volumes. Volume One with frontispiece + 54 plates. Volume two with 63 plates, lacking the frontispiece.; 4to .

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        The Hebrew Concordance, Adapted to the English Bible; Disposed after

      - TAYLOR, JOHN. The Hebrew Concordance, Adapted to the English Bible; Disposed after The Manner of Buxtorf. In Two Volumes. By John Taylor of Norwich. Vol. I. [& II] [small woodcut device] London: Printed by J. Waugh and W. Fenner, at the Turk's Head in Lombard-Street; and sold by P. Vaillant, opposite Southampton-Street in the Strand. M.DCC.LIV. [1754] M.DCC.LVII. [1757]. Two volumes, large folio's.[ Bound full calf with raised bands and red & black morocco title and volume labels but vol. 2 is lacking the title labels, all 4 coversr re-attached with new cords formed by linen thread sewn around old cords, not rebacked but thread dyed brown to match spine leather, leather split along all hinges, inside hinges strengthened with paper strips pasted over hinges, spine ends chipped, rubbed and scuffed, dark pink paint drip runs from near the outside edges of the rear cover--top to bottom--about 5mm wide but wider in a few places, worn through leather at corners, corners consolidated with book glue, covers rubbed & scuffed, faded red page edges, light damp stain on inside lower corner of last 30 leaves--triangular 16 x 1cm, light foxing--heavier on endpapers. Title printed in red and black. Engraved device used on title repeated at end of each Hebrew letter in the lexicon. LACKING THE PORTRAIT. Collation: title leaf, dedication leaf, a4, b2, B-Z2, Aa-Zz2, Aaa-Zzz2, 4A-7Z2, 8A-8H2; title leaf, preface leaf, subscribers leaf, B-Z2, Aa-Zz2, Aaa-Ccc2, 4A-8Z, 9A2, 9B1 (lacking final blank). There are American two signature on the front free endpapers of each volume: "Nathan Strong's" and "Th. W. Coit, Cambridge, Mass." There is another signature that somebody when to considerable effort to removed from the same page. Nathan Strong 1748-1816. Congregational minister, graduate of Yale college, ordained 1773 and pastor of First Church, Hartford, CT, where he remained the rest of his life. He was the originator of the [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nieuwe Kaart van het Westelykste Deel der Weereld

      Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion, 1754. Handcoloured map, 405 x 480 mm. (sheet size); mounted, fine. An attractive mid-eighteenth century Dutch map of the Americas with the original handcolouring. The map shows discoveries in North and South America in some detail, and includes the Atlantic and Southern oceans with peripheral detail of Europe and easternmost Africa. A number of discoveries in the south Pacific are included, including the Marquesas and Solomon Islands. Of particular interest are a chain of ambiguously defined islands with engraved text indicating that they were sighted by Quiros in 1605. The Amsterdam based publisher Isaak Tirion (1705-1769) is known to have produced books, charts and maps for the Dutch mercantile elite. Tirion was primarily a cartographic publisher, who issued several lavish atlases as well as smaller geographical guides (literally 'Hand Atlas'), from which this attractive map is derived. During his prolific career Tirion was associated with the Dutch East India Company; in 1757 Willem Udemans, a shipwright and director of the VOC shipyard at Middelburg commissioned Tirion to print a treatise on naval architecture. He also published a Dutch language edition of Commodore Anson's circumnavigation in 1749, a work remarkable for the quality of its maps and charts.

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

      Rom, G. Salomon 1754.. 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. Ãœberwiegend etwas gebräunt, wenig wasserrandig.

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        Francisci Ficoronii, Reg. Lond. Acad. Socii, dissertatio de larvis scenicis et figuris comicis antiquorum romanorum ex italica in latinam linguam versa. Editio secunda, auctior et emendatior.

      Roma, Sumptibus Venantii Monaldini, typis Angeli Rotilii, 1754.. 4to. (XII),115,(5 index) p., 85 engraved plates, of which 1 folding. H.calf 29 cm (Ref: Brunet 2,1245; Sandys 2,380; Ebert 7528) (Details: Spine with 5 gilt and ruled raised bands, second compartment with lettered red morocco label; title in red & black; engraving on title: a man with a pig's head on the run in a landscape; engraved headpiece and initial on first page; the 85 engravings by Francesco Marroni and Silvio Pomarede show masks and actors wearing masks; the engravings are after ancient mosaics, gemmae, cameos, paintings, bronzes etc.; paper with wide uncut margins) (Condition: Cover scuffed; small piece at head of spine gone; back with crackles; round bookplate on front pastedown) (Note: 'The early 18th century saw an exceptionally active international trade in ancient coins and antiquities and the formation of a number of significant collections assembled by aristocratic amateurs, scholarly gentlemen and cunning dealers throughout Europe. The centre of the antiquities trade was Rome, teeming with dealers who purchased the many coins, gems and other objects found daily in excavations in the city or in the fields of the Roma campagna'. (J. Spier & J. Kagan, 'Sir Charles Frederick and the forgery of ancient coins in 18th century Rome', (Journal of the history of collections 12,1 (2000) p. 35) This was the biotope of the Italian Francesco de Ficoroni, 1664-1747, one of the most prominent antiquaries at the beginning of the 18th century, who combined the trade in antiquities with serious archaeological, antiquarian and topographical research. He was the Roman antiquary best known to English visitors, who acted also as scholarly guide and trader for wealthy gentlemen, students and scholars on their Grand Tour through Italy. His latest work, 'Vestigia, e rarita di Roma antica' (1744), was in fact a kind of guidebook, which supplied an instructive conspectus of the topography and the monuments. For his researches and services he was made Fellow of the Royal Society in London. Ficoroni sold antiquities to a vast number of collectors, e.g. the king of Poland, for whom he acquired the collection of Roman sculpture, now in Dresden. He earned his eternal fame, and the eternal gratitude of Italy, as the discoverer and first owner of the so-called bronze 'Ficoroni cista' of Praeneste, a funerary object which is now in the Villa Giulia at Rome. He did not want to sell this vessel, not even for a fortune, to the above mentioned Sir Charles Frederick, but it was his wish that it would always stay in Rome, to be admired in the Collegio Romano. He was not always an impeccable philanthropist, or honest trader, for he had on occasion troubles with the authorities for dubious transactions, e.g. trading in stolen goods, or illegally excavated objects. In 1736 Ficoroni published in Rome a richly illustrated monography on theatrical comic masks and comic figures in Roman art, 'Le maschere sceniche e le figure comiche d'antichi Romani, brevemente descritti'. In 1750 a Latin translation of this work was produced. Our copy is the second and best edition of that Latin translation. All the masks and other objects are discussed in detail. The engravings were made by Silvio Pomarede and Francesco Marroni. (Both Ficoroni and his 'cista Ficoroni' have their own lemma in Wikipedia, but the above mentioned article, with a nice portrait of Ficoroni, is much more informative. One can find it on: http://www.academia.edu/877012/Sir_Charles_Frederick_and_the_forgery_of_ancient_coins_in_eighteenth-century_Rome. It should be added that Ficoroni had nothing to do with the forgery of ancient coins)) (Provenance: On the front pastedown pasted an armorial bookplate: 'E Bibliotheca A.C. de Novavilla'. The plate shows a winged helmet with an eagle (griffin?) on top; below the helmet a shield with a cross having an ancre in its centre; in the 4 quarters a tower. The coat of arms is probably of one 'Neville', or 'Neuville'; the lithographed bookplate seems to be English) (Collation: a6, A - P4, 85 plates. Plates 40 & 41 have been switched.) Photographs on request..

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        Cursus chymicus, oder Vollkommener Chymist, welcher die in der Medicin vorkommenden Chymischen Praeparata und Processus auf die vernünfftigste, leichteste und sicherste Art zu verfertigen lehret. Aus dem Französischen übersezt (!). 5. Auflage, aufs neue durchgesehen, corrigirt und mit Zusätzen vermehret von J. Chr. Zimmermann.

      Dresden, Walther, 1754.. (20 x 12 cm). (8) 978 (recte 984) (46) 46 S. Mit gestochenem Portrait und 7 (1 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. Halblederband der Zeit.. Letzte deutsche Ausgabe. "Das beste Chemielehrbuch seiner Zeit" (Ferchl). 1675 erstmals erschienen, erlebte es zahlreiche Auflagen und Ãœbersetzungen. Es ist in die Bereiche Mineral-, Pflanzen- und Tierreich untergliedert und beschreibt deren chemisch-pharmakologische Aspekte. Die Tafeln zeigen überwiegend verschiedene chemische Gerätschaften. - Lemery (1645-1715), Arzt und Chemielehrer in Montpellier und Paris, gilt dabei als eigentlicher Begründer der Phytochemie. He "was one of the most interesting men of his time. The pupil of an apothecary, he condemned the alchemistic mysteries which still cluttered chemistry up and enjoyed teaching it in simple way and illustrated by experiments in his own rooms" (Duveen). - Vorsatz mit Notizen von alter Hand. Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. Vereinzelt mit kleinem Tintenfleck am äußeren Rand. Drei Lagen etwas ausgebunden. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt ordentliches Exemplar. - DSB 8, 172; Ferchl 307; Wellcome III, 487; Ferguson II, 20; Neu 2304

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        Kst.- Karte, von 2 Platten gedruckt aus "Neptun francais", "Suite de la Carte Reduite du Folphe de St. Laurent Contenant Les Costes de Labrador, depuis Mecatina jusqu'a la Baye des Esquimaux ..".

      . dat. 1754, 86 x 53,5 (H). Oben links die prachtvolle Titelkartusche. Zeigt die "Detroit de Belle Isle", im Süden der nördl. Teil der Insel Neufundland, im Norden das kanadische Festland. - A detailed chart showing the entire coastline on Newfoundland and the adjacent Canadian mainland.

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        Der junge Raffael tritt in Perugia seine Lehre bei dem berühmten Maler Pietro Vanucci, gen. Perugino, an.

      . Feder in Braun, braun laviert, über Bleistift, auf dünnem Velin. 26,2:26 cm. Darstellung oben rundbogig geschlossen. Ãœber die Zeichnung ist eine Quadrierung mit brauner Feder gelegt, eine zweite in Bleistift weicht von der in Feder etwas ab. Wohl Vorstudie für ein Fresko.. Palagi, ein norditalienischer Klassizist wurde von A. Appiani (1754-1817) und L. Sabatelli (1772-1850) beieinflußt. Er war künstlerisch auf mehreren Feldern tätig, nämlich aus Maler, Architekt und Modelleur.

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        Carte de l'Am?rique M?ridionale

      [London: Nourse, Vaillant, Millar, Rocque & Sayer], 1754. A highly decorative map of South America, evincing Palairet's uniquely elegant aesthetic style This artistically virtuous map embraces the whole of South America, and is divided into the various Spanish domains and Portuguese Brazil. The map is adorned with a highly elegant title cartouche of a rococo style Jean Palairet was born in Montauban, France, but emigrated to England where he became a French tutor to the children of George II. He later wrote several informative books on arithmetic, language, arts and sciences, and geography. The present map is from the second edition of Palairet's greatest work, the Atlas m?thodique , a magnificent cartographical demonstration, in which landmasses are shown in various stages of political definition. Cf. Phillips, Atlases in the Library of Congress , 3503. Copper-engraved map, with full original colour, in very good condition except for several creases parallel to center fold.

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        The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director: Being A Large Collection Of the Most Elegant And Useful Designs Of Household Furniture In the Gothic, Chinese and Modern Taste: Including A great Variety of Book Cases, etc

      London: Printed for the Author, 1754. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary Cambridge style full calf, sympathetically rebacked. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 27 pages in text. Folio, 46.5 x 29.5 cm. 161 engraved plates including the dedication. Title page printed in red and black. Half title, List of Subscribers. One of the most influential of 18th century furniture model books, used by many of the leading cabinet makers of the period, and he was the first cabinet maker to publish a book of his designs. Chippendale collaborated in furnishing interiors designed by Robert Adam and at Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire, and Melbourne House, London for Lord Melbourne, with Sir William Chambers. Handful of plates toned, mostly in the first section explaining the Five Orders of Architecture and Rules of Perspective, otherwise generally clean and fresh, armorial bookplate of William Chambers, raised bands, leather spine label printed in gilt.

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        Traité du calcul intégral , pour servir de suite à l'analyse des infiniments-petits de M. le Marquis de l'Hôpital

      Paris: H.L. Guerin and L.F. Delatour, 1754-, 1756. Two volumes, quarto, with three folding plates; in fine crisp condition in contemporary French mottled calf, spines gilt in compartments with floral motifs, double labels, marbled endpapers and edges. The explorer as prodigy. Bougainville's first published work, and a milestone in his life. Few explorers could claim such a heady start to their careers. This quite precocious publication - Bougainville was in his early twenties when he completed the first volume - would kick-start his career and bring him wide recognition. By the time he completed the work by publishing the second volume in 1756 he was already serving as secretary to the French ambassador in London, and was soon elected a member of the Royal Society in London, an unusual distinction for such a young foreigner. Of course a great change of direction then occurred with his distinguished military and then naval careers, and his first voyage to the Falkland Islands; this was followed in 1766 by his most famous achievement, his circumnavigation, the first such French voyage, in the course of which only the Great Barrier Reef prevented his landing on Australian soil. He had specifically set out to reach "New Holland" by running west from Quiros's "Espiritu Santo", but turned away from the barrier presented by the Reef, heading north and coasting New Guinea. From the early 1750s Bougainville had studied under the mathematician and Enlightenment figure Jean le Rond d'Alembert, one of the editors of the Encyclopédie. The Traité du calcul integral, one of the earliest complete treatises on the integral calculus, reflects the influence of d'Alembert and follows on the work of l'Hôpital half a century earlier who had dealt with the infinitesimal calculus and had brought differential notation into general use in Europe. 'La plus grande partie des découvertes en ce genre (le calcul intégral) faites jusqu'au milieu de ce siècle (XVIIIème siècle) a été exposée par le cit. de Bougainville, dans son Traité du calcul intégral pour servir de suite à l'analyse des infiniment petits du marquis de l'Hôpital. La méthode et la clarté qui règnent dans cet ouvrage le rendront toujours précieux…' (Montucla, III p. 137).

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        An English and Danish dictionary: containing the genuine words of both languages with their proper and figurative meanings; interspersed with a large variety of phrases, idioms, terms of arts and proverbial sayings, collected from the most aproved [!] writers.

      I. London, J. Haberkorn, 1754. 4:o. (640) s. Nött samtida skinnbd med upphöjda bind, oxiderad guldornering och mörkt brun titeletikett. Ryggen torr, ytligt sprucken och hårt nött på binden samt en mindre reva upptill. Pärmhörnen lite stukade. Smärre bläckkludd på försättsbladet. Inlagan med en del bruksspår. Blad A4 har gamla lagningar i text och övre marginal med några små textförluster samt fläckar. En fuktfläck i övre marginalen på blad Bb4 till Hh4 och en liten solkfläck i övre marginalen på blad Hh2. Bläckfläckar i texten på blad Nn1, Iii2-Iii3, Ttt1-Ttt2 och Cccc4. Blad Pp3 har en mindre pappersförlust i nedre marginalen och en fuktfläck i nedre marginalen på blad Cccc1 samt en gammal lagning i övre marginalen på blad Eeee3. Med H. [?] C. Damms namnteckning på försättsbladet och ytterligare en oidentifierad på titelbladet.. Bibliotheca danica IV:55. ESTC T143281. Allt som utkom, den andra delen var tänkt att innehålla ett danskt-engelskt lexikon. Med en tryckt dedikation till kronprins Christian både på danska och engelska och en subskribentförteckning. Författaren var norrman och präst vid den dansk-lutherska kyrkan i London

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        Benjamin Franklin's Newspaper Reports on the Proposed Union of the Colonies

      Philadelphia, PA 1754 - Newspaper. Pennsylvania Gazette, Philadelphia, Pa., September 12, 1754. 4 pp., 9 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. New York's legislative bodies and governor volley for position on a defensive pact that suggested that the colonies join together for the first time. With the usual shipping news, advertisements, and news from other colonial cities, including New York and Williamsburg. Excerpts"The Humble Address of the Council of the Province of New York.We are truly sensible to the Importance of those Matters you have been pleased to lay before us.-When the Dignity of the Crown is insulted; the Welfare of Great-Britain attacked, and the Property of our Fellow Subjects invaded; can we.hesitate one Moment to exert with Indignation. our utmost Effortst of Resentment? Surely not!.nothing in our Power shall be wanting, wherein we can, by any Means, contribute to the Honour of your Administration.""The Governor's Answer.The Loyalty you express to His Majesty, the best of Kings, and your Zeal to defeat the Schemes of the French, are very agreeable to me.""The Humble Address of the General Assembly of the said Colony.We are of Opinion with your Honour, that nothing is more natural and salutary than a Union of the Colony for their own Defense, and that it is a reciprocal Duty, to be aiding and assisting to each other, in Case of any Invasion; but these Principles your Honour will not extend to an unlimited Sense: There may be Instances, where particular Colonies invaded, ought to exert their Strength, and not too loudly call on others, more exposed and more burthened than themselves.""The Governor's Answer.I am sensible of the great Expence this Province has been put to in the late War, and that a further great Expence will be necessary for its Defence and Security; and therefore your making a Provision under these Disadvantages, for the Assistance of our Fellow Subjects, will have the greater Merit, and intitle you to the Aid of the other Governments, when we may stand in Need of it."And news from Williamsburg:"August 23. Tuesday last passed thro' this City, on their Way Home, six Officers belonging to the Regiment from North-Carolina, whose Companies are all disbanded, and gone to their respective Habitations; by them we have Advice, that General Innes was preparing to march immediately with the remaining Troops, to buiild a lards Fort at Will's Creek.Yesterday, at Four a Clock in the Evening, Monsieur Druillon, Monsieuyr Le Force, two Cadets, and 17 private Men, who were Prisoners, set out under an Escort, for the French Fort at the Ohio.August 30. We have Advice from Fort Duquisne [sic] the Fort the French took from us on the Ohio, of the 29th of July, that there were but 200 Men there at that Time, 200 more expected in a few Days; and that the rest went off in several Detachments, to the Amount of 1000 besides Indians.We have also certain Intelligence of several of our Men having been taken Prisoners since the Treaty, and offer'd by the Indians for Sale, at 40 Pistoles per Head, and for want of Purchases since sent to Canada. The Indians in our Interest threaten to give up every Thing if we do nothing this Fall."Historical BackgroundHaving just presided over the Albany Congress, which was intended to form a defensive league among the colonists and Iroquois Confederation, New York Provincial Governor James DeLancey emphasizes his appreciation for New Yorkers' support of the Crown against the French, while the General Assembly balks at having to aid the other colonies when New York bore the brunt of the fighting.Launched in 1728, the Pennsylvania Gazette was the second newspaper published in Pennsylvania. In 1729, Benjamin Franklin and partner Hugh Meredith purchased the paper. Franklin regularly contributed pieces written under various noms de plume. The Gazette published the first political cartoon in America: Franklin's own design of a segmented snake representing the individual colonies. (See website for full description)

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        The History of Sir Charles Grandison in a Series of Letters

      London: Printed for S. Richardson, 1754. Seven volumes, small octavo, single leaf publisher's advertisement in volume IV, marginal tear with slight loss to one page of volume III and two pages in volume VI, some pages becoming loose (see volume IV), early owner's inscription to each title-page ("Jurin"), occasional eighteenth-century marginalia; overall an attractive set in contemporary full calf, banded spines with double green and red labels, some wear including chipping to some of the labels, and chipping to head and tail of spines, a little shaken. First editions: a handsome set, the third and last of Richardson's great epistolary novels, in striking contemporary condition. Considered a companion to the earlier Clarissa, here Richardson gave a portrait of a good man, to balance some of the portraits of bounders and cads that had graced his earlier novels. Richardson's patience - and vanity - had been tried by the publishing success of Fielding's Tom Jones, and he took some time to complete the tale. It was published anonymously ("by the Editor of Pamela and Clarissa"), but in the preface Richardson all but admitted his authorship. The novel has not been considered the equal of Clarissa - "none of his three novels has set modern criticism so much at variance as Grandison" notes the Cambridge History of English Literature - but its greatness is considered to be Richardson's ability to present a rich and varied cast of characters, and the freshness of his observation, particularly with regards to the comic figures. Jane Austen and George Eliot both thought highly of the book, and Ruskin ranked it with Don Quixote, though others have found Charles Grandison impossibly perfect and consequently uninteresting. Although showing a few signs of wear, and indeed of having been carefully read, this is an attractive set.

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        Lettera...all' illustrissimo Signor Conte Giulio Carlo da Fagnano...Contenente una nuova serie per i differenziali, ed integrali di qualsivoglia grado corrispondente alla Newtoniana per le potestà, e le radici

      Woodcut printer's device on title. 8 pp. Small 4to, fine modern red morocco by Laurenchet, upper cover lettered in gilt. Torino: nella Stamperia Reale, 1754. First edition of Lagrange's first book, published when he was 18 years old; this is a very rare book with no copy located in WorldCat. "In 1754 Lagrange had a short essay printed in the form of a letter written in Italian and addressed to the geometer Giulio da Fagnano. In it he developed a formal calculus based on the analogy between Newton's binomial theorem and the successive differentiations of the product of two functions."-D.S.B., VII, p. 560. A fine copy. ❧ Riccardi, II, 2-"Questo rarissimo opuscolo interessa assai la storia della scienza, anche perchè è il primo lavoro del nostro a. da lui composto nella tenera età di 18 anni; ed è l'unica memoria matematica da lui pubblicata in lingua italiana." .

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        Der vom Frauenzimmer unschuldig verfolgte, geplagte und endlich ins gröste Elend gestürtzte Gelehrte oder wahrhaffte Geschichte..nicht unbekannten Rechts-Gelehrten..Hansee-Stadt

      Franckfurt und Leipzig, in Commißion der Buchnerschen Handlung, 1754.. 1754. Titelblatt und 78 S. Späteres Hpgt mit Marmorbezug, Rckntitel in rot/schwarz-Fraktur. Rotschnitt, Ebd. etwas angeschmutzt, durchgehend stockfleckig und/oder gebräunt. Nicht bei HOLZMANN/B. HAYN/G: II, 525, erwäghnt zwar den Titel jedoch auch ohne Lösung des Pseudonyms: "SEHR RAR. Cat. Monath II, Nürnberg 1783, p. 99: Geschichte...". Am Vorsatz gestochenes ExL d. 19. Jh.: Bibliotheek HEERDINCK und ExL. des bekannten holländischen Sammlers: F. G. WALLER. *** Wir haben nur ein Exemplar in einer öffentlichen Bibliothek auffinden können: iStaatsbibliothek, Berlin.

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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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        "An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea: with the author's journal of travels from England through Russia into Persia; and back through Russia, Germany, and Holland. To which are added the revolutions of Persia during the present century, with the particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli... The second edition, revised and corrected"

      London: T. Osborne [et al.]. 1754. "2 volumes, 4to, engraved frontispieces, 26 plates, 11 folding; a number of engraved vignettes in the text; recent half brown morocco over marbled boards, blind-lettered spines; unfortunate stain on top half of the spine on Vol. II; ownership rubberstamp on title page, else about fine. & & Cox I, p. 255: ""Hanway was a well-known traveler and philanthropist, popularly remembered as the pioneer user of the umbrella. Readers of Boswell will recall Johnson's severe criticism of his essay attacking tea-drinking. As a partner of a St. Petersburg merchant, he made a journey in 1743 down the Volga and by the Caspian Sea to Persia with a caravan of woolen goods, and returned in 1745 by the same route after many perilous adventures. He reached London in 1750. He later filled several public positions, and had a street named after him in London and a monument erected to him in Westminster Abbey. Dr. Johnson said of him, ""that he acquired a reputation travelling abroad, but lost it all by travelling at home."" This was in reference to his ""Eight Days"" trip in England [Journal of an Eight Days' Journey, London, 1756].""& & ESTC T94136."

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        Ben Franklin Publishes News of Washington's Capitulation at Fort Necessity

      Philadelphia, PA 1754 - Newspaper. Pennsylvania Gazette, Philadelphia, Pa., July 25, 1754. 4 pp., 9 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. ExcerptCAPITULATION,Granted by Monsieur de Villier, Captain and Commander of Infantry and Troops of his Most Christian Majesty, to those English Troops actually in the Fort of Necessity, which was built on the lands of the King's Dominions, July the third, 1754, at Eight a Clock at Night, viz.,.Article I. We grant Leave to the English Commander to retire with all his Garrison, and to return peaceably into his own Country; and promise to hinder his receiving any Insult from us French; and to restrain, as much as shall be in our Power the Savages that are with us. II. It shall be permitted him to go out, and carry with him all that belongs to them, except the Artillery, which we keep.III. That we will allow them the Honours of War, that they march out with Drums beating, and a Swivel Gun, being willing to show them that we treat them as Friends. IV. That as soon as the Articles are signed by both Parties, the English Coulours shall be struck.VII. And as the English have in their Power an Officer, two Cadets, and most of the Prisoners made in the Assassination of the Sieur DeJamonville, they must promise to send them back, with a Safe-guard, to the Fort Du Guerne, situated at the Fine River: And for Surety of their performing this Article, as well as the Treaty, Mr. Jacob Vanbram, and Robert Stobo, both Captains, shall be kept as Hostages, till the Arrival of the Canadeans and French above mentioned. We oblige ourselves, on our Side, to give an Escort to return in Safety these two Officers; and expect to have our French in two Months and a Half at the farthest; a Duplicate of this being fix'd upon one of the Posts of our Blockade the day above nam'd.Historical BackgroundIn December 1753, Virginia Governor Robert Dinwiddie sent a young George Washington to the Ohio Country, (territory claimed by several English colonies) requesting that the French fortifying the region depart. When they refused, Dinwiddie commissioned Washington a lieutenant colonel and ordered him to raise a militia to defend the Forks of the Ohio River. Meanwhile, the French built Fort Duquesne, near present-day Pittsburgh, on the site. In March 1754, Washington returned with his militia and orders to act defensively, but also not to tolerate interference from the French. After a brief skirmish at Jumonville Glen in May that resulted in the death of the French commander, Washington's troops constructed Fort Necessity-a rough stockade of wood and hides-in June. French forces, along with their Indian allies, attacked on July 3, 1754, forcing Washington to capitulate in the only surrender of his career. The two incidents led directly to the Seven Years War between British and French forces in North America.Launched in 1728, the Pennsylvania Gazette was the second newspaper published in Pennsylvania. In 1729, Benjamin Franklin and partner Hugh Meredith purchased the paper. Franklin regularly contributed pieces written under various noms de plume. The Gazette published the first political cartoon in America: Franklin's own design of a segmented snake representing the individual colonies that advocated for a a colonial union by advising "Join, or Die."ConditionVery good. Toned, tight margins but no loss to text, some professionally-closed minor tears. Lacking half-sheet of advertisements.

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        Traité des pierres, 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

      Hérissant, Paris 1754 - In-12. Collation : XXIV, 287 pp. Basane marbrée, dos à nerfs orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.). Première édition française, traduite du grec, avec de longs commentaires de John Hill. L'ouvrage sur les minéraux et les pierres de Théophraste, élève d'Aristote fera autorité durant tout le Moyen-Age. Les commentaires de Hill, plus longs que le texte de Théophraste, parurent pour la première fois en anglais en 1746. Ils forment eux-mêmes un essai sur les connaissances en minéralogie de son époque. Sinkankas 6593. Une éraflure sur un plat, mais bel exemplaire.

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        Delle forze dell'intendimento umano o sia il pirronismo confutato

      Presso Giambatista Pasquali 1754 - 272 S. Pappband, Sehr guter Zustand/ very good, Edizione terza. *** Wenn Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns bestellen, liefern wir innerhalb Deutschlands versandkostenfrei ***

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        Carte Réduite d'une Partie des Costes Occidentales et Meridionales de L'Afrique depuis Cabo Frio ou Cap Froid. jusqu'a la Baye de S.Blaise. MDCCLIV.

      1754 - Paris, Dépôt de la Marine, c.1754. Coloured. 900 x 575mm. Large and detailed chart of the southern African coastline from Cape Fria in Namibia to Cape Agulhas, with a rococo title cartouche and a profile of the Cape of Good Hope. Bellin was the first Chief Hydrographer of the Dépôt, the French equivalent of the British Admiralty.

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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, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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

      Printed for S. Richardson, London 1754 - Seven volumes, small octavo, single leaf publisher's advertisement in volume IV, marginal tear with slight loss to one page of volume III and two pages in volume VI, some pages becoming loose (see volume IV), early owner's inscription to each title-page ("Jurin"), occasional eighteenth-century marginalia; overall an attractive set in contemporary full calf, banded spines with double green and red labels, some wear including chipping to some of the labels, and chipping to head and tail of spines, a little shaken. First editions: a handsome set, the third and last of Richardson's great epistolary novels, in striking contemporary condition. Considered a companion to the earlier Clarissa, here Richardson gave a portrait of a good man, to balance some of the portraits of bounders and cads that had graced his earlier novels. Richardson's patience - and vanity - had been tried by the publishing success of Fielding's Tom Jones, and he took some time to complete the tale. It was published anonymously ("by the Editor of Pamela and Clarissa"), but in the preface Richardson all but admitted his authorship. The novel has not been considered the equal of Clarissa - "none of his three novels has set modern criticism so much at variance as Grandison" notes the Cambridge History of English Literature - but its greatness is considered to be Richardson's ability to present a rich and varied cast of characters, and the freshness of his observation, particularly with regards to the comic figures. Jane Austen and George Eliot both thought highly of the book, and Ruskin ranked it with Don Quixote, though others have found Charles Grandison impossibly perfect and consequently uninteresting. Although showing a few signs of wear, and indeed of having been carefully read, this is an attractive set.

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        ARTE MAGICA ANNICHILATA. Libri tre, Con un' Appendice

      Verona: Antonio Andreoni, 1754. Verona:: Antonio Andreoni,, 1754. First Edition. Very Good+. Very Good+ First Edition in contemporary stiff wrappers, modern spine rebacking. Front free endpaper with ownership inscription dated 1762. Covers with mild soil. title page with archivally repaired closed tear. Mild dampstain lower margin, not affecting text. 4to. [10], 326, [6 Index] pp.

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        La Danse Ancienne et Moderne ou Traite Historique de la Danse... Tome Premiere [-Troisieme]

      A La Haye: Chez Jean Neaulme. 1754. Three volumes. 12mo. Full modern light tan morocco with raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, inner dentelles gilt, watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in matching custom-made morocco box. 1f. (title), [i]-xxxii (preface), [iv] (contents), [1]-168, [xvi] (index) pp.; 1f. (title), 180, [xvi] (index) pp.; 1f. (title), 168, [xii] (index) pp. Provenance: The collection of the well-known dancer and dance historian Angene Feves. Small tear to pp. 39/40 in Vol. I repaired. A crisp, clean, near-fine copy overall. . First Edition. Cortot p. 43. Magriel pp. 28-9. Beaumont p. 53. Derra de Moroda 515. RISM BVI p. 196. "An excellent and reliable work consulted by all historians of the dance... The first part is devoted to the dances of antiquity; the second, to the rise of the ballet in France from Catherine de Medici to 1643. The concluding chapters are comments on the artistic faults of the ballet of the day with suggestions for their eradication." Beaumont "One of the most important histories of the dance, quoted by Noverre and many dance historians." Derra de Moroda

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        EL PELAYO: POEMA.

      Imp. Antonio Marín. Madrid, 1754 - . 21 cm. Portada con grabado xilográfico. [24], 352 pág. (sign. [calderón]8, 2[calderón]4, A-Y8). Frisos, capitulares y viñetas xilográficos. Enc. en pergamino, lomera rotulada. Ejemplar con algunas correcciones manuscritas de época. Poema que el conde de Saldueña dedica a Fernando VI y cuyo asunto es, según el propio autor, el de remontarse al origen de la monarquía tras la elección de don Pelayo como rey en la montaña asturiana. CCPB 000058371-5. poesía épica, literatura española, siglo XVII Poesia Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Systeme naturel du regne animal, par classes, familles ou ordres, genres et especes. Avec une notice de tous les animaux, les noms Grecs, Latins & vulgaires .(2 vols. in one)

      Bauche Paris 1754 - 400, 303 S. Leather, Sehr guter Zustand/ very good, First edition. With engraved portrait and 6 engraved plates. Cover richly gilted on back, with some wear. Very slightly foxed inside.

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        Der junge Raffael tritt in Perugia seine Lehre bei dem berühmten Maler Pietro Vanucci, gen. Perugino, an.

      . Feder in Braun, braun laviert, über Bleistift, auf dünnem Velin. 26,2:26 cm. Darstellung oben rundbogig geschlossen. Über die Zeichnung ist eine Quadrierung mit brauner Feder gelegt, eine zweite in Bleistift weicht von der in Feder etwas ab. Wohl Vorstudie für ein Fresko.. Palagi, ein norditalienischer Klassizist wurde von A. Appiani (1754-1817) und L. Sabatelli (1772-1850) beieinflußt. Er war künstlerisch auf mehreren Feldern tätig, nämlich aus Maler, Architekt und Modelleur.

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        Olympia, Pythia, Isthmia, and Nemea.

      4 volumes bound as 1: 158; 186; 79; 128 pages. Page size: 80 x 50 mm [31/8 x 2 inches]. Modern binding of full calf gilt. All edges gilt. Small lower outer corner missing from the title-page of Pythia; light browning here & there; else a very good set. Bondy pp.23-24; Gaskell Foulis Press 274; Mikrobiblion 192; Spielmann 413-15; Welsh 5705. (3).

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        Die natürlichen Zauberkräfte des Menschen erkläret und in Geschichten, Anekdoten und Beyspielen dargestellt. Wien, A. Doll 1800. 8°. 2 Bll., 207 S., mit gest. Frontispiz, Pbd. d. Zt.

      . . Wurzbach LV, 15.- G. I. Wenzel (1754 - 1809), Professor für Philosophie und Geschichte am k. k. Lyzeum in Linz, gehört zu den "eigenartigsten Persönlichkeiten. (Er war) wohl der erste selbständige philosoph. Schriftsteller in Österreich." (Wurzbach).- Behandelt u.a.: Die Zauberkräfte des Auges, des Gefühls, des Geruchs, des Gehörs, des Geschmacks, des Menschen in Bezug auf die Behandlung der Thiere, Taubenpost, Beispiele merkwürdiger Gedächtnisse.- Tls. leicht braunfleckig, Ebde. etw. berieben u. leicht fleckig.

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        Beschrijving van Haarlem.

      "Harlemias, of de eerste stichting der stad Haarlem; haar toenemen en vergrooten; zeldzaame avontuur in vrede, oorlog en belegeringen; harde beginzelen van de eerste reformatie enz. tweede druk Haarlem by Johannes Marshorn 1754. engr frontispiece, 30 engr fold plts & 12 fold engr by Romein de Hooghe. 755pp.".

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        Altenryf. Ein Gott-Haus Cistercienser Ordens in dem Canton Freijburg gegen Mittag anzusehen. / Hauterive. Abbaye de l'ordre de Cisteaux situee dans le Canton de Fribourg du Cote du Midy.

      Zürich, o.J., um 1754,. 10.5x14.5 cm. (Bild mit Schrift), Original Kupferstich aus: die Neue und vollständige Topographie der Eydgenossenschaft in 3 Bden. 1754 - 1758 - 1773, 1 Blatt / 1 feuille (23x17.5 cm ).. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Aus: Topographie der Eidgenossenschaft 1754-1773. /

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        La Danse Ancienne et Moderne ou Traite Historique de la Danse... Tome Premiere [-Troisieme]

      A La Haye Chez Jean Neaulme 1754. Three volumes. 12mo. Full modern light tan morocco with raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, inner dentelles gilt, watered silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in matching custom-made morocco box. 1f. (title), [i]-xxxii (preface), [iv] (contents), [1]-168, [xvi] (index) pp.; 1f. (title), 180, [xvi] (index) pp.; 1f. (title), 168, [xii] (index) pp. Provenance: The collection of the well-known dancer and dance historian Angene Feves. Small tear to pp. 39/40 in Vol. I repaired. A crisp, clean, near-fine copy overall.. First Edition. Cortot p. 43. Magriel pp. 28-9. Beaumont p. 53. Derra de Moroda 515. RISM BVI p. 196. "An excellent and reliable work consulted by all historians of the dance... The first part is devoted to the dances of antiquity; the second, to the rise of the ballet in France from Catherine de Medici to 1643. The concluding chapters are comments on the artistic faults of the ballet of the day with suggestions for their eradication." Beaumont "One of the most important histories of the dance, quoted by Noverre and many dance historians." Derra de Moroda

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        Franc. Sanctii Brocensis . Minerva, seu De causis linguae latinae commentarius, Cui inserta sunt, uncis inclusa, quae addidit Gasp. Scioppius, Et subjectae suis paginis Notae Jac. Perizoni. Editio Sexta, prioribus enmendatior & accessione Correctinum ipsius . L. Kusteri.

      - Amstelaedami, viduam & filium Salomonis Schouten, 1754, 21 x 13 cm., bella encuadernación en pergamino a la romana de época, recuadro dorado con adornos en las esquinas y escudo dorado en ambos planos con las tres cruces verticales del escudo de la ciudad de Amsterdam, ex-libris del erudito inglés Edward Bensly, frontis grabado en cobre + 16 h. incluso portada a dos tintas + 862 + 46 págs. + 14 h. (Magnífico ejemplar. Palau 294882. "Esta edicion sexta de las anotadas por Perizonio o de Amsterdam, es la primera en que se separaron del texto las adiciones de Scioppio antes confundidas con el, y se añadieron las correcciones que el mismo Sanchez habia hecho a capitulos 8° y 9° del tercer libro. Conservaba Mayáns el manuscrito y se lo facilitó al Conde Oton Federico de Linden. Tambien se agrego las últimas 32 h., la Diatriba de Kuster sobre el verbo Cerno, para que mas fácilmente se comprendiera la refutation que de ella hizo Perizonio. Esta edicion asi aumentada es matriz de todas las posteriores". Menendez y Pelayo cit. por Palau). LATÍN

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        Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Register (January to December 1754)

      London.: D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate., 1754.. London.: D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John's Gate.. Volume XXIV.. 1754.. Bound volume for the year 1754 in what was a three-quarter leather binding, but with spine split with leather loss, covers detached and very worn and the text block split into three sections; 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; title page and preface; 603 pp and index. Volume notable for map, "British American Plantations" by Bowen, which appears to have been handcolored by a previous owner. MISSING map "Discoveries of Admiral de Fontes." Includes 27 handcolored plates of Baronets. Overall, contents in good condition, with plates bright and clean. Present is a bright and clean copy of Bowen's "Map of the British American Plantations...from Boston...to Georgia." (9 x 11.5 inches.) This highly detailed map identifies the Plantations along the east coast and also English and French forts, the topography of the region and established trails leading inland to the Mississippi. It is particularly noteworthy for the delineation of Indian tribes to the west of the Blue Ridge Mountains; indeed, it is a preeminent map in this regard. There are six or more engraved portraits of eminent men. Also present in the volume is an account of George Washington's "Journey from Williamsburg to the French Fort, near the Lake Erri, in Virginia." The object of Washington's travels was to dissuade Native Americans from all dealings with the French. A fascinating volume warranting the renewal of covers and spine. Contents in overall very good condition, with occasional soiling and offset. .

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        Verzeichnis der Bücher so gesamlet 3 Bd

      Johann Samuel Heinsius Erben Frankfurt und Leipzig 1754 - Erste Ausgabe; Sehr selten; Verzeichnis der Bücher einer Privatsammlung in Dresden im 18. Jahrhundert von Jahn, Königlicher Polnischer und Kurfürstlicher sächsischer Commissions Rat in Dresden gesammelt. Jahn erklärt seine Absichten im Vorwort zum Band I und im Vorwort zum Band II: jahn hat eine bunte Büchersammlung zusammengetragen die vom Zufall der Käufe bestimmt ist die in der "entlegenen Gegend" wo er wohnte möglich war. Er hat auch in seiner Liste Bücher erwähnt die ihm von Freunden empfohlen wurden und die er nicht besitzte. Die Liste beträgt auch Manuskripte die seitdem verschwunden sind. Buch I und II enthalten die Nummer 1 bis 1763, Bd. III fehlt, Band IV die Nummer 2383 bis 4537. Einbände ganz Pergament der Zeit mit schriftlichem Titel am Rücken, in gutem und festem Zustand. Bd I: "des ersten Bandes erster Abschnitt", (4) 824 Seiten, Fehlstelle am Vorsatz (Ecke), Innen leicht gebräunt kaum Benutzungsspuren; Bd II ("Des ersten Bandes zweiter Abschnitt") 734 Seiten in der Folge von Bd I numeriert; Innen guter Zustand leicht gebräunt, einige Stellen von einem alten Wasserfleck betroffen, ; (es fehlt Bd III, dritter Abschnitt des ersten Buches) Bd IV (Zweiter Band) (2) 838 Seiten , Innen guter Zustand mit einigen Stellen von einem Wasserfleck betroffen und leicht gebräunt; Diese Büchersammlung fasziniert da Sie mehrsprachig ist (deutsch, latein, französisch, flämisch, hebrâisch, griechisch usw.) und dadurch ein Wichtiges Zeugnis der Verbreitung der verschiedenen Kulturen im 18. Jahrhundert darstellt; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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