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        Drammaturgia... accresciuta e continuata fino all' anno MDCCLV

      Venezia: Pasquali. 1755. Small quarto. Quarter vellum with dark orange decorative title label gilt to spine. 1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), [iii] ("A' Cortesi Leggitori L'Editore"), [i] (fine large woodcut device) + 1,016 columns (= 508 pp.), including the supplement (columns 837-946), additions and corrections (947- 950), and an index of authors (951-1016). With a fine woodcut device to title and occasional woodcut head- and tailpieces. A very good, wide- margined, uncut copy, with only occasional minor foxing and staining. . Cortot p. 4. Hirsch I, appendix 2. Wolffheim II, 908. Gregory-Bartlett I, 12. RISM BVI p. 81.An important early bibliography of plays, operas, and ballets to 1755, "revised and continued by Giovanni Cendoni, Apostolo Zeno and others." Gregory-Bartlett.

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        Tratado de barnices, y charoles, enmendado, y añadido en esta segunda impresión de muchas Curiosidades, y aumentado al fin con otro de miniatura para aprender facilmente a pintar sin Maestro; y secreto para hacer los mejores colores, el oro bruñido, y en concha / Traducido del idioma Francés al Castellano por el Dr. Francisco Vicente Orellana, Presbítero, Maestro en Artes, y Dr. en la Jurisprudencia Civil, del Gremio, y Claustro de la Universidad de Valencia. Dedicado a la Academia Valenciana de las Tres Bellas Artes, Pintura, Escultura, y Arquitectura, Baxo el Nombre de Santa Bárbara

      - Con Privilegio. En Valencia: En la Imprenta de Joseph García, Plaza de Calatrava, Año 1755. Se hallarà en la Libreria de Manuel Cabero, y Cortès, Calle de Campaneros.- 14 h., 252 p.: con varias ilustraciones xilográficas intercaladas en el texto; 8º mayor (20 cm.); buen papel verjurado; Pergamino flexible época.- Tiene en general diversas señales y notas de la época, manuscritas a tinta por algún estudioso del tema que hizo uso del libro. Salvo esto y algunas difusas y ténues marcas de humedad, el libro se encuentra muy bien en general, con el papel fuerte y terso. El libro menciona las obras más necesarias para los que se dediquen a la pintura de historia. Barbier sugiere como autores A Filipo Buonanni para el primer tratado y a Claude Boutet para el segundo. Palau Nº 339520. Libro en español [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AÑO XERICIENSE. Diario eclesiástico, y civil de la mui noble, y mui leal Ciudad de Xerez ( Jeréz ) de la Frontera. Donde se manifiestan todas las mas Festividades, que con Sermon, y el Señor manifiesto se celebran en sus Templos, con la distibución de las Fiestas Mobibles, la de la assistencia de la Ciudad, sus Regocijos, y particularidades de si gobierno anual. Lleva assimismo, para cada dia del año, varias noticias sucedidas en tales dias, aunque en años diferentes. Por., su author, natural, y recidente de esta dicha Ciudad de Xeréz. 1ª edición

      - En Sevilla. Por Joseph Padrino, Impressor, y Mercader de Libros. 1755. 8º mayor, portada, 1 lámina, 18h-139pp. Escudo de la ciudad calcográfico grabado en cobre fuera de texto, capitulares, viñetas inicales y finales. Preciosa media holandesa puntas actual, nervios, hierros dorados y tejuelo de piel, filetes en seco en ambos planos. Antiguo exlibris manuscrito en portada. Muy buen ejemplar, limpio y con todos sus márgenes, ladillos, bella impresión y tipografía clásica de la época. No en BGE. Palau 111314: No menciona la lámina y de los preliminares sólo 2 folios.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoire sur les granits de France, comparés a ceux d'Égypte. In: Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Sciences. Année MDCCLI. Avec les Mémoires de Mathématique & de Physique, pour la même année.

      Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1755. - 4to. 164-210 pp.; entire volume: (8), 202, 536 pp. With 24 folding plates. Contemp. brown calf; spine gilt. All edges sprinkled in red. Marbled endpapers. The 1751 annals of the French Royal Academy of Sciences contain, among much additional interesting matter, Jean-Étienne Guettard's important article on the geology of Egypt, "Mémoire sur les granits de France, comparés a ceux d'Égypte". The large folding map, extending as far as Baghdad and the northern Arabian Peninsula, is the first geological map of the region that was to come under such close scrutiny by Guettard's disciples two centuries later. - A prominent French naturalist, physician, and mineralogist, Guettard (1715-86) is regarded as the "pioneer of geological maps" (Tooley) and the father of geological surveys. He was among the first to develop the modern techniques for observing, describing and accumulating field data on rocks and minerals. His training as a naturalist also enabled him to recognize and describe the fossilized organisms he discovered; thus he also may be considered one of the founders of paleontology. Guettard recognized the distribution of rocks, minerals and fossils in regular bands with distinct characteristics, which enabled him to project these bands into unknown terrain. He used symbols to denote the various minerals, rocks and fossils and show their distribution on his "cartes mineralogiques", the first maps ever drawn to record the distribution of minerals. - Among the other articles in the volume deserving mention are Guettard's account of rare French marine fossils (richly illustrated with engravings), as well as a contribution on natural China rubber (caoutchouc) in Guayana by Charles Marie de La Condamine and a notice by Louis Jean-Marie Daubenton on the peculiar and ever-fascinating structures known as "hippomanes", a substance supposedly obtained from the forehead of a mare or new-born foal, and used variously throughout history as a love-potion, a philter or charm. - Extremeties and spine rubbed; hinges repaired. Interior quite clean. Cf. Tooley II, 229. Lex. zur Gesch. der Kartographie I, 261. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PONTIFICUM BRIXIANORUM series Commentario Historico illustrata. Opera et studio Accessit Codicum Mss. Elenchus in Archivio Brixianae Cathedralis asservatorum.

      Bossini,, Brescia, 1755 - gr. vol. in-4, pp. (12), XLVIII, 482, leg. cart. rust. coevo con d. rinforz. in carta dec. Gr. incis. in rame al front. e capilett. in rame. Rara opera sulla chiesa bresciana impreziosita da moltiss. pagine aggiunte mss e chiose marginali. Sono inseriti 34 fogli a p.pag. e 36 fogli a metà pagina distribuiti nei capitoli relativi ai vescovi. Al front. è presente una nota ms in cui si dichiara che queste annotazioni mss sono di mano di Faustino Rossini, prevosto della chiesa dei Santi Faustino e Giovita di Brescia, morto nel 1819. Platneriana p.73. Lozzi 940. [211]

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        Talmud Bavli : Im perush Rashi ve-Tosafot u-Fiske Tosafot u-Ferush ha-Mishanyot meha-Rambam / kefi asher nidpas be-Basilah h" vekha-asher nidpas be-Frankfort de-Mayn u-Frankfort de-Oder uve-Berlin: 1) Berakhot. Pe‘ah. Demai. Kil‘ayim. Shebi‘ith. Terumoth. Ma‘aseroth. Ma‘aser Sheni. Hallah. ‘Orlah. Bikkurim. 2) Shabbat. 'Erubin. 3) Pesahim. Bezah. Hagigah. Mo'ed Katan. 4) Rosh Hashana. Ta'anith. Yoma. Sukkah. Shekalim. Megillah. 5) Yabamoth. Kethuboth. Kiddushin. 6) Gittin. Nedarim. Nazir. Sotah. 8) Baba Bathra. Abodah Zarah. 9) Sanhedrin. Makkoth. Shawouth. 'Eduyoth. Horayoth. Avoth. Sofrim. Smehoth. Kalah. Derekh Eretz. 10) Zebahim. Menahoth. Bekhorot. 11) Hullin, Kerithoth. Temurah. Me'ilah. Tamid. Middoth. Kinnim. 'Arakhin. 12) Niddah. K

      Rabbi Meshulam Zalman Frankel, Rabbi Aharon and Rabbi Naftali Frankel 1755-1763, Zoltsbakh (Sulzbach) - 11/12vol. Folios. No pagination. vol. 3: Cover seperating from book. Book still firmly bound. vol. 5: 2,5" x 2,5" tear to top of spine vol. 5, vol. 10, vol. 11: Remnant of copper clasp. vol. 10: Rebacked All volumes: Embossed pig skin of the time over wooden boards with gilt embossed bordering. Raised bands. Some staining, scuffing, rubbing and minor wear to spine and boards. Browning, occasional water marks, minor foxing and sporadic foxing to some pages. Printed on cotton rag paper. The Talmud is a record of rabbinic discussions of Jewish law, ethics, customs, and stories, which are authoritative in Jewish tradition. It is the fundamental source for rabbinic legislation and case law. The Talmud has two components: the Mishnah, which is the first written compendium of Judaism's Oral Law; and the Gemara, a discussion of the Mishnah (though the terms Talmud and Gemara are often used interchangeably). While arranged as comments on the Mishnah and related Tannaitic writings, the Gemara often ventures onto other subjects and expounds broadly on the Tanakh. The Gemara is the basis for all codes of rabbinic law and is much quoted in other rabbinic literature. The Talmud, including the Gemara, is traditionally also referred to as Shas (a Hebrew abbreviation of shishah sedarim, the "six orders" of the Mishnah). This edition wasvery controversial. In the year 1751 reference is made to Rabbi Moshe Segal of Ciechanowiec, whose sons Aharon and Zanwil (Zevulon) helped the brothers Propes, owners of the large and historic Hebrew printing press in Amsterdam, to publish the complete Babylonian Talmud. A condition was "that no man shall raise his hand to print the Talmud again in the course of 25 years from the completion of their work." In 1755, that is four years after the agreement had been signed, printers began to print the Talmud at Sulzbach in Bavaria (this edition). Rabbi Issachar Berush then supported the rabbis who imposed a ban on the Sulzbach edition, and was one of the "twenty-four great luminaries" who decided to put the Sulzbach Talmud under the ban. "And the books of the aforesaid edition of the Babylonian Talmud which have already been printed require sequestration. And all those who support the persons who are printing the Babylonian Talmud at the Sulzbach Press shall be put under the ban like them and shall be scorched by the glowing coals." In Hebrew and Aramaic. In overall good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discours sur l'origine et les Fondemens de l'Inégalité parmi les Hommes. Par Jean Jaques Rousseau Citoyen de Genève.

      Chez Marc Michel Rey 1755 - In-8 ( 200 X 130 mm ) de LXX pp., ( 1 ) f., 262 pp., plein veau fauve marbré, dos lisse orné de caissons de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin havane, coupes filetées d'or, tranches brique ( reliure de l'époque ). Contrefaçon publiée quelques semaines après l'originale. Le frontispice est une copie de celui de l'édition originale, mais il n'est pas signé et la légende porte: Il retourne chez chés ses Egaux vignette de titre: figure de la liberté. Il n'y a pas de cartons, ni de page d'Errata et les fautes sont corrigées sauf une. Usures aux coins et aux coiffes, agréable exemplaire. edition-originale contrefacon Litterature [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Discours sur l’origine et les fondamens de l’inegalité parmi les hommes.

      - Dresde, 1755, 17 x 10 cm., plena piel, lomo con adornos, XLVI – 206 págs. (Rara edición publicada el mismo año que la primera).

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        Discours sur l'origine et les fondemens de l'inegalite parmi les hommes. Par Jean Jacques Rousseau, citoyen de Geneve.

      - A Dresde, 1755, in-12, leg. coeva in piena pelle, dorso a 5 nervi con titolo e ricchi fregi in oro negli scomparti, tagli spruzzati, pp. XLVI, 206. Edizione dello stesso anno dell'originale. Timbretto di dismissione di biblioteca di associazione privata alla sguardia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Compendium Seckendorfianum oder Kurzgefaßte Reformations-Geschichte aus des Herrn Veit Ludwigs von Seckendorf Historia Lutheranismi zur allgemeinen Erbauung zusammen gezogen, mit einem Anhange vom Jahr 1546. bis zum Religionsfrieden 1555,

      Franckfurt, Leipzig; Hallisches Waisenhaus Buchladen, 1755 - 20 Bl., 471 S., 428 S.; 24 Bl., 556 S.; 512 S.; 212 S., Register 1-3 Theil I und II in einem Band: gut erhalten, 3. und 4. Theil: Einbände berieben, Seiten wellig, 4. Theil: unteres Kapital ca. 1cm eingerissen, Band Anhang: Ebd. stärker berieben, Einbanddecke Leder vorne ca. 2/3 abgerieben, Leder hinten etwas löchrig durch Abrieb, unteres Kapital ca. 5cm eingerissen, Vorsatzblatt liegt gelöst bei, Seiten wellig Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2450 Band 1/2 Leder d. Zt., Band 3, 4, Register Halbldr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VARIOS ELOQUENTES LIBROS, recogidos en uno. Escrivieronlos diferentes autores. Dedicatos al señor d. Joseph de Chaves Villarroel. MERCADER Y DE CERBELLÓN, Gaspar. RETRATO POLITICO DEL SEÑOR REY DON ALFONSO EL VIII que dedica a la S.C.R. M. del Rey Nuestro Señor D. Carlos II. [Sigue:] FERNÁNDEZ NAVARRETE, Pedro. EL PERFECTO PRIVADO, INSTRUIDO DE LELIO PEREGRINO, EN REMITIDA CARTA A ESTANISLAO BORDIO privado del Rey de Polonia. [Sigue:] ESPINOSA Y MALO, Félix de Lucio. ADVERTENCIAS POLITICAS, Y MORALES, escritas en comunicada carta al Sr. D. Juan de Matos Fragoso, cavallero del Abito de Christo. [Sigue:] POLO DE MEDINA, Jacinto. A LELIO, GOVIERNO MORAL. Dedicado a Don Alonso Antonio Sandoval. Señor de la Villa de Alcantarilla. [Sigue:] RUBIO

      Imp. Joseph Garcia Lanza. Madrid, 1755 - . 6 h., 370 pág., 1 h. Enc. en pergamino. Papel algo tostado. * Se trata de una compilación de Fr. Juan Bautista Aguilar. Teoria política Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Map of Nova Scotia and Cape Britain with the Adjacent Parts of New England and Canada

      Thos. Jefferys, London 1755 - Engraving with original hand-color. Thomas Jefferys published this finely engraved and accurate map Nova Scotia, Cape Britain, and New England in May of 1755. The cartographer was John Green. Green's map was the most sophisticated British map of the Canadian peninsula published previous to the surveying campaigns of the French and Indian War. Sheet size: 21 1/2 x 29". Frame size: 32 1/2 x 40". Inventory#: p1924pfat.

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        Fables Choisies Mises En Vers (4 Vols.)

      Paris: Desaint et Saillant, 1755. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Oudry, Jean-Baptiste; 42 Engravers, Including Cochin, Tardieu, Prevost, Chedel, Lempereur, Etc.. Book. Elephant Folio - over 15. 1755 - 1759. 4 volumes, 420 by 285 mm or 16.5 by 11 inches. With 276 (1 extra) illustrated plates designed by Oudry (1685 - 1755), as well as half-titles, engraved title pages, head and tailpieces. Extra plate is the second version of the plate found by page 112 of Vol 3, for the Fable CLXXII, "Le Singe et le Leopard".) Bound in is the first state of the plate, which did not have the word "Leopard" on the banner. Included, but not presently bound, is the second state, with "Leopard" on the banner. Contemporary calf rebacked preserving spines, covers panelled in gilt. Spines tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments containing urn motif, with red morocco lettering labels. Marbled endpapers. Some very intermittent spotting. Faint dampstain to front blanks of Vols 1 and 2. Hinges strengthened, rebacked. Some restoration to spine. Overall, a magnificent copy of one of the pinnacles of French illustrated book art. Oudry achieved his first success as a portraitist, and he was elected to the Royal Academy in 1719 as a historical painter. After he became the director of the Beauvais tapestry factory he began to amuse himself with subjects from La Fontaine's Fables. He made 276 sketches in all between 1729 and 1735. These visualizations of La Fontaine so harmonize with the verse form as to earn Oudry a reputation as the "La Fontaine of Painting". The plates contained in this book have had an incalculable influence on animal illustrators afterwards, and much of the art work has been directly reproduced or adapted in designs used in other areas of the decorative arts such as wallpaper design, fabric design, porcelain, etc.

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        Handgeschriebenes Gebets- und Andachtsbuch: *Tägliche Andagts Übung Einer Gottliebenden Seelen zu Stütz und grössern Eyffer, in sich begrieffend überaus kräfftige Morgen-, Abend- , Meß-, Beicht- und Communion-Gebetter und andere dergleichen....

      1755.. (... Allen gottliebenden Seelen zur grössere Andacht zusammengetragen...) ( Ohne Verfasser- und Ortsangabe ). Private, teils kalligraphische Handschrift mit 3 zwischengebundenen Kupferstichen. Mit 254 Seiten, 2 n.n. Blätter ( Register ), goldgeprägter gepunzter Ganzlederband mit umlaufendem Goldschnitt und marmorierten Vorsatzpapieren, 8° ( 19,5 x 15,5 ). Das Gebetbuch verfaßt in meist gut lesbarer deutscher Schreibschrift, teils mit kalligraphischen Anfangsbuchstaben. Der Ganzlederband mit eingeprägten Initialen *A.B.O.F* und der Jahreszahl 1755. Der Einband stark berieben, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken zu den Kapitalen hin angeplatzt und etwas beschädigt sowie mit kleiner Wurmspur. Der Goldschnitt stark verblaßt. Innen einige Seiten gering fleckig, erste Seiten stärker fingerfleckig. Einige Seiten etwas angeknickt, einige Seiten eselsohrig. Wenige Seiten mit kleiner Wurmspur, einige Seiten mit kleinem Tintenfraß. ( Gewicht 400 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Commentaria in Hermanni Boerhaave Aphorismos de Cognoscendis et Curandis Morbis.

      Apud Guilelmum Cavelier 1755 - - Apud Guilelmum Cavelier, Parisiis (Paris) 1755 - 1773, 5 tomes en 5 Vol. in 4 (20x26cm), viij (4) 884pp. et (4) 769pp. et vij (1bc) 685pp. et (8) 668pp. et xij, 736pp. (91) (16), 5 volumes reliés. - Nouvelle édition pour les trois premiers tomes, lequels ont paru respectivement en 1742 et 1743 les tomes 4 et 5 paraissent ici pour la première fois en 1765 et 1773. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Plein Veau blond d'époque marbré et glacé. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes de têtes des tomes 1 et 2 élimées coiffe de têtes des tomes 3, 4 et 5 effilochées queues des tomes 2 et 5 élimées. 4 coins émoussés sur l'ensemble des tomes. Ensemble de bel aspect. Hermann Boerhaave est une des grandes figures de la médecine moderne, fondateur de la médecine clinique, il a publié en 1709 son livre le plus célèbre et qui a contribué à sa gloire en Europe : Les Aphorismes, sorte de manuel fondamental dans la connaissance des maladies et leurs traitements. Van Switen fut un des élèves et disciples de Boerhaave dont les leçons attiraient des auditeurs de toute l'Europe. Il travailla pendant dix ans sur Les Aphorismes sa lecture contribua particulièrement à remplir tout le XVIIIe du nom de Boerhaave. viij (4) 884pp. et (4) 769pp. et vij (1bc) 685pp. et (8) 668pp. et xij, 736pp. (91) (16) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre. Tome treizième: Voyages dans la presqu'isle en deça du Gange.

      La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1755. - Nouvelle édition. 4to. VIII+508+(4) pp. Complete with 8 maps/plans (incl. 6 fold.) & 23 plts. (incl. 5 fold., all engr.). Hardcover. Late 19th-century half calf with 2 gilt-lettered title labels on spine, marbled boards & endpapers. VG. (Occas. light foxing/browning, mainly to prel. pages; leaves *2 and *3 bound in wrong order; some worm holes in inner margins near spine). * Incl. travels of Dellon (Malabar), Guillaume de Methold & Tavernier to the diamond mines in Golkonde, Visapoor & Bengal; Nicolaas de Graaf on the Ganges; the Portuguese in India, history of Dom Pedro de Castro, voyage of Luillier to the Gulf of Bengal; travels in Hindustan of Thomas Rhoe & Johann Albrecht von Mandelslo, Bernier in Kashmir, Tavernier in Hindustan & Batavia; history and description of the Mugul Empire & Hindustan, description of the coast of Malabar & Golkonde. - Maps/plans and views of Cananor, Dutch fort Gelderland in Palliacate (Coromandel), Kingdom of Bangal, Hindustan (= Indian subcontinent), Dabul (or Dabhol), Cananor (Malabar), Dutch fort at Cranganor, town and fort of Cochin. - Landwehr VOC, 265. - The Hague quarto ed., mainly a reprint of the Paris edition, but with many corrections and additions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De' Teatri moderni contrarj alla professione Cristiana. Libri due in conferma delle sue Dissertazioni De Spectaculis Theatralibus. Alla Santità di Nostro Signore Benedetto XIV.

      presso gli Eredi Barbiellini,, in Roma, 1755 - In-4° (280x200mm), pp. XXVIII, 376, legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con ex-libris con panoplia d'armi applicato al piatto. Tagli rossi. Frontespizio in rosso e in nero con stemma pontificio inciso su rame, allusivo alla dedicatoria a stampa dell'opera a Benedetto XIV. Capilettera e testatine riccamente ornate in calcografia. Indici ed errata finali. Bell'esemplare marginoso e su carta forte con qualche arrossatura. Nota di possesso di un sacerdote in data 1763 alla prima c. Prima ed unica edizione di quest'ampio volume contro le rappresentazioni teatrali e la loro presunta influenza corruttrice sui costumi, seguito e integrazione di un'altra opera di eguale tenore del Concina, il "De Spectaculis Theatralibus". Le requisitorie dello scrittore ed ecclesiastico friulano sono condotte con estrema virulenza; particolarmente disprezzate le attrici, definite "putidulae meretriculae", leziose sgualdrinelle. Il Concina (Clanzetto, San Daniele, 1707-Venezia, 1756) assunse l'abito domenicano a Conegliano e studiò in Austria e a Venezia, occupando poi una cattedra di filosofia e di teologia a Forlì. Poligrafo dalla zelante aderenza ai principi della Chiesa controriformata, oratore valente, ingaggiò asperrime polemiche con i Gesuiti in controversie teologali sul probabilismo che gli valsero gli attacchi, tra gli altri, di Sant'Alfonso de'Liguori, ma l'apprezzamento del pontefice, sotto i cui auspici pubblicò la "Theologia christiana dogmatico-moralis" (12 voll., Roma-Venezia, 1749-51). Una sua vita compose il padre Sandelli da Padova (V. D. Fassini), De Danielis Concinae vita et scripti commentarius, Brescia, 1767. La sua figura è stata oggetto di dibattiti ancora nel XX secolo, con il giudizio favorevole espresso su di lui da Jemolo e quello invece fortemente limitativo di Franco Venturi, che lo ritenne un teologo torrentizio e precluso a qualsiasi novità. Le sue opere sono oltre 40, alcune delle quali tuttora inedite; ricordiamo, fra l'altro, "Della storia del probabilismo e del rigorismo" e le assai curiose "Memorie storiche sopra l'uso della cioccolata in tempo di digiuno". Cat. Gaspari, 1, 110. Olschki, 10864.

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        A View of Hamoze and Plymouth Dock from Mount Edgcumbe

      Published J. Boydell, C. Bowles, R. Wilkinson and R. Sayer & Bennett, [London 1755 - A panoramic view of the Hamoze estuary, which flows into the Plymouth Sound and joins the River Plym. This vibrantly coloured plate is from a series of five prints depicting the celebrated scenery of Mount Edgcumbe. Taken from the pinnacle of Mount Edgcumbe peering over the verdant canopy of trees, this beautiful print affords a clear view of the busy Plymouth dockyard. Established in 1690, the docks have an extensive naval history and, by the late 1700s, were one of the principal bases of the Royal Navy. Fleets as well as solitary naval vessels were stationed there, and the dockyard was also actively engaged in the manufacturing of new ships. Situated in Cornwall on the slopes of the Rame peninsula overlooking the River Tamar and the Plymouth Sound, Mount Edgcumbe was the family seat of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Amidst the lush parklands and eighteenth-century gardens for which Edgcumbe is famous, sits Mount Edgcumbe House, an impressive Tudor-style residence erected by Roger Palmer in 1547-53 at the behest of Sir Richard Edgcumbe of Cotehele. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography. Hand-coloured copper engraving, heightened by touches of gum arabic. Printed on fine laid paper. Very good condition apart from some minor foxing in the margins.

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        Musaeum Typographicum, seu Collectio in qua, omnium ferè Librorum in quavis facultate ac Lingua rariorum, Rarissimorum, notatu que dignissim. accurate Recensentur à Guillelmo-Francisco Rebude, juniore, Bibliopola Parisiensi

      Title within ornate typographical border composed of fleurons by Fournier le Jeune. 1 p.l., 43 pp. Small 8vo, cont. red morocco (like in all copies, short tears to margins of several leaves, each carefully strengthened), triple gilt fillet round sides, spine richly gilt, contrasting morocco lettering piece on spine, a.e.g. [Paris]: 1755. First edition, one of twelve copies printed. De Bure's Musaeum Typographicum is one of the most elusive and intriguing bibliographical compilations of the eighteenth century, intended for private circulation among a few friends and clients by the twenty-four year old De Bure (1731-82), soon to become the most influential bookseller and bibliographer in France of 18th century. It is one of the greatest rarities in bibliographical and antiquarian booktrade literature. The Musaeum Typographicum is an alphabetical list of 510 books printed between 1457 and 1737, including separate entries for copies on vellum, and on ordinary or large paper, of the same books. Bibliographers, from Brunet to Jean Viardot, have considered the volume to be the forerunner or trial balloon of the De Bure's landmark publication in the history of bibliophily, Bibliographie Instructive, the first volume of which appeared only eight years later. The traditional number of copies printed has always been given as twelve (see Brunet, Bigmore and Wyman, and Viardot). Whether or not this is exactly true, there is no doubt that this book is virtually unobtainable. I have been waiting many years for a copy to put on my shelves. The most likely explanation for the printing of this rare catalogue was as a sort of extremely exclusive advertisement of the books which he could supply from his family's stock and other sources. Many of the books listed could have been furnished from De Bure's father's, his own, and other Parisian booksellers' stocks (even the 1462 Bible, of which several copies had recently come into the market). Fine copy. ❧ Bigmore & Wyman, I, p. 94. Brunet, II, 554. Viardot, "Livres rares et pratiques bibliophiliques" in Histoire de l'Édition française, II, p. 459. .

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        THE HISTORY AND ADVENTURES OF THE RENOWNED DON QUIXOTE

      London: For A. Millar, 1755 First Smollett translation from the Spanish of Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra to which is prefixed, some account of the author's life. Illustrated with 28 copper-plate engravings designed by Hayman and engraved by the best artists. The book also contains an extra "proof" engraving by W. Roberts, one of England's greatest early nineteenth century mezzotint engravers and engraver to King George III, dated 1833 depicting Don Quixote. In two volumes, vol. #1. 403pp., Vol. #2. 466pp.,errata at rear. Smollett's translation of Don Quixote not only succeeded in capturing the spirit of the Spanish original for English readers "but gave us as well the most readable version of Cervantes' masterpiece in our language". Bound in contemporary calf handsomely rebacked, red and green contrasting morocco labels gilt, raised bands with compartments decoratively stamped in gilt, newer marbled endpapers. A lovely set..

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        Traité Des Arbres Et Arbustes Qui Se Cultivent En France En Pleine Terre.

      Paris: H.L.Guerin L.F.Delatour, 1755. - 2 Volumes. 4to. pp. 2 p.l., lxii, 368 [i.e. 370: cancellans, numbered *179-180 bound in after errata]; 2 p.l., 387. with half-titles. 50 woodcut plates & 4 folding engraved plates. numerous engraved headpieces. woodcut tailpieces & title vignettes. contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked, corners renewed. First Edition. Duhamel de Monceau, polymath and member of the Académie des Sciences, is best known for his contributions to the literature of agronomy and arboriculture. Much of his knowledge in these areas derived from practical experience gained on his estates at Vrigny and Monceau and on his brother’s at Denainvilliers. This, his second publication, describes more than a thousand trees in alphabetical order, following Tournefort’s classification and nomenclature. Of the 250 woodcut plates, 154 are printed from the blocks made in the sixteenth century by Giorgio Liberale and Wolfgang Mayerpeck for the large illustrations to Mattioli’s herbal. "These designs by Liberale and Meyerpeck, delicately cut, are among the most outstanding examples of woodcut botanical illustration, filling the full area of the large blocks, on which they might have been drawn directly." (Raphael) Some incorporate slight alterations made by Duhamel de Monceau. The remaining woodcuts illustrate plants unknown to Mattioli and are of lesser quality; they include depictions of the Magnolia grandiflora, the tulip tree, several maples, and others from North America. The folding engraved plates illustrate charcoal burning, olive presses, soap boiling, and furnaces used to make pitch, directions for which are also included in the text. N.Ozanne [1728-1811) was responsible for the elegant engraved vignettes, all but one of which depict detailed dissections of flowers or fruits. Hunt 552. Nissen BBI 547. Pritzel 2466. Raphael, Silva, 2. Stafleu TL2 1544. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Physical Dissertation on Drowning, and, Observationum Medico-Chirurgicarum Rariorum, and, Medical and Chirurgical Observations . 3 Papers Bound Into One.

      Jacob Robinson, London 1755 - 3 papers bound together in 1 volume. Birmingham Library book plate to front paste-down. Birmingham Medical Institute stamp to title page. Last page of dissertation shows an illustration which is no longer attached at the bottom, with some of the paper missing. Bound in vellum. Boards are very dirty. Date to base of spine is 1709, with Birmingham Medical Institute gilt stamp over it. Slight loss to the base of spine. The very bottom of the spine, the boards have become slightly detached. The first is dated 1749. 80 pp., [1] leaf of plate : illustrated. A Physical Dissertation on Drowning: In which Submersion, commonly call'd Drowning, is shewn to be a long time Consistent with the Continuance of Life, from a Variety of Unexceptional tho' Surprising Facts, related by the most Eminent and Judicious Authors and Confirm'd by Incontestable Evidence; which Facts are reconcil'd and Accounted for, from the Strictest Laws of the Animal Oeconomy, To which is subjoined, The proper Measures for Recovery and Reielf, the Obligations we lie under to practise them are clearly suggested, and strongly enforc'd; intended for the Good of Mankind, by resorting Life to many Persons, who are erroneously supported to be irretrievably drowned. Recommended particularly, to the Consideration of the Surgeons of the Navy and Army, who have frequent Opportunities of practicing the Methods recommended. With an Appendix, containing some Methods for the recovery of those who hang themselves, and of children supposed to be born dead. .light toning and a few spots. Second paper; Petri de Marchettis Philosophi ac Medici Patavini, Equitis D. Marci, et in Patrio Gymnasio Chirurgiae olim, nunc vero Anatomes Professoris, Observationum Medico-Chirurgicarum Rariorum Sylloge. Accesserunt Aliquot Observationes Auctoris Posthumae. 1729. Written in Latin. 127pp. Third paper is and Medical and Chirurgical Observations, by Frederick Muzell. Translated from the German original. pp xvi + 131. Dated 1755.

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        Autograph receipt signed (in third person within the text, and with initials).

      Tonnerre, d. d. - ¾ S. Large 8vo. Receipt for household expenses for "Mlle. D’Éon", here "pour poisson". - Éon de Beaumont was a French transsexual political adventurer, secret agent of Louis XV in Russia (1755), then minister to England. The term "eonism" denoting the tendency to adopt the costume and manners of the opposite sex, is derived from his name. Despite d'Éon's wearing a dragoon's uniform all the time, there were rumors that he was actually a woman, and a betting pool was started on the London Stock Exchange about his true sex. D'Éon finally claimed to be physically not a man, but a woman, and demanded recognition by the government as such. King Louis XVI and his court complied, but demanded that d'Éon dress appropriately and wear women's clothing. D'Éon agreed, especially when the king granted him funds for a new wardrobe. Overall, Charles d’Éon spent his first 49 years as a man, and his last 33 years as a woman. Upon death, a council of physicians discovered that d'Éon's body was anatomically male. - Lower margin with tiny paper defect.

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        Traité des animaux ou après avoir fait des observations critiques sur le sentiment de Descartes & sur celui de M. de Buffon, on entreprend d'expliquer leurs principales facultés. On a joint à cet ouvrage un extrait raisonné du traité des sensations…

      Amsterdam, et se vend à Paris, chez De Bure l'aîné…[et] Ch. Ant. Jombert, 1755 First edition of one of the key works of Condillac (1714-80), French follower of Locke and Newton. The present work is a sequel to Condillac's most important work, Traité des sensations (1754) and a significant contribution to the literature surrounding the eighteenth-century controversy as to whether animals have souls. . Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine with light brown morocco label, edges stained red. Twelvemo. Binding extremities rubbed, small splits at joints, but cords sound. A good, clean copy. Refuting the mechanistic views of animals expounded by Buffon and Descartes, "Condillac distinguished between the sensitivity of animals and the intellect of men largely on grounds of the superiority of the information conveyed by the human sense of touch. It is not this part of his doctrine that seems the most impressive historically, however. It is rather that his theory of language as the syntax of experience united philosophical empiricism with the account of behavior (later called utilitarian) that explained it by the preference for pleasure over pain" (Charles C. Gillispie in D.S.B.).

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        Traité des animaux ou après avoir fait des observations critiques sur le sentiment de Descartes & sur celui de M. de Buffon, on entreprend d'expliquer leurs principales facultés. On a joint à cet ouvrage un extrait raisonné du traité des sensations?

      Amsterdam, et se vend à Paris, chez De Bure l'aîné...[et] Ch. Ant. Jombert, 1755 First edition of one of the key works of Condillac (1714-80), French follower of Locke and Newton. The present work is a sequel to Condillac's most important work, Traité des sensations (1754) and a significant contribution to the literature surrounding the eighteenth-century controversy as to whether animals have souls. . Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine with light brown morocco label, edges stained red. Twelvemo. Binding extremities rubbed, small splits at joints, but cords sound. A good, clean copy. Refuting the mechanistic views of animals expounded by Buffon and Descartes, "Condillac distinguished between the sensitivity of animals and the intellect of men largely on grounds of the superiority of the information conveyed by the human sense of touch. It is not this part of his doctrine that seems the most impressive historically, however. It is rather that his theory of language as the syntax of experience united philosophical empiricism with the account of behavior (later called utilitarian) that explained it by the preference for pleasure over pain" (Charles C. Gillispie in D.S.B.).

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        TraitŽ des animaux ou aprs avoir fait des observations critiques sur le sentiment de Descartes & sur celui de M. de Buffon, on entreprend dÕexpliquer leurs principales facultŽs. On a joint ˆ cet ouvrage un extrait raisonnŽ du traitŽ des sensationsÉ

      Amsterdam, et se vend ˆ Paris, chez De Bure lÕa"nŽÉ[et] Ch. Ant. Jombert, 1755. - Refuting the mechanistic views of animals expounded by Buffon and Descartes, ÒCondillac distinguished between the sensitivity of animals and the intellect of men largely on grounds of the superiority of the information conveyed by the human sense of touch. It is not this part of his doctrine that seems the most impressive historically, however. It is rather that his theory of language as the syntax of experience united philosophical empiricism with the account of behavior (later called utilitarian) that explained it by the preference for pleasure over painÓ (Charles C. Gillispie in D.S.B.). Twelvemo. vii, [1], 232 pp. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine with light brown morocco label, edges stained red. Binding extremities rubbed, small splits at joints, but cords sound. A good, clean copy. First edition of one of the key works of Condillac (1714-80), French follower of Locke and Newton. The present work is a sequel to CondillacÕs most important work, TraitŽ des sensations (1754) and a significant contribution to the literature surrounding the eighteenth-century controversy as to whether animals have souls. Cioranescu 20315. QuŽrard II, 267. Tchemerzine III, 474. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traité des animaux, où après avoir fait des observations critiques sur le sentiment de Descartes & sur celui de M. de Buffon, on entreprend d'expliquer leurs principales facultés(.) on joint à cet ouvrage un Extrait raisonné du Traité des Sensations

      Amsterdam, Paris, De Bure, Jombert, 1755 - In-12, VII-232pp. Demi-veau vert, dos lisse orné, reliure de l'époque. Edition originale. Condillac y participe à la controverse opposant les philosophes des Lumières sur la question de l'âme des animaux. L'auteur s'oppose à Buffon et Descartes qui ne voient dans les réactions des animaux que de simples mécanismes. il ajoute que l'homme leur est supérieur grâce au langage qui lui permet d'accéder à la pensée abstraite. Cionarescu, 20315. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le pitture di Bologna che nella pretesa, e rimostrata fin'ora da altri maggiore antichità, e impareggiabile eccellenza nella Pittura, con manifesta evidenza difatto rendono il Passeggiere disingannato, ed Istrutto dell'Ascoso Accademico Gelato. Quarta edizione con nuova e copiosa aggiunte.

      Longhi,, In Bologna, 1755 - Cm. 15,5, pp. (36) 396. Fregio al frontespizio e capolettera istoriati. Leg. coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con titolo ms. al dorso. Esemplare fresco e genuino, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Classico della storiografia artistica bolognese la cui stampa originale risale al 1686. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dissertazioni sopra le Antichita Italiane. Gia composte e pubblicate in Latino dal proposto. E da esso poscia compendiate e trasportate nell' Italiana favella. Opera postuma Data in luce dal Proposto Gian Francesco soli Muratoi suo Nipote

      Barbiellini, Roma 1755 - Second Edition. Six vols., 8vo, pp. [ff 1] (frontispiece) + [ii]-xl + [1]- 370 + 371 (errata); [3]-406 + 407-408 (errata); [ii]-xvi + [1]-451 + [452] (errata) + [453-456] (index); [2]-402; [ii]-xx + [1]-347 + [348] (errata); [2]-380; all contemporary vellum; spines stained brown (probably old varnish) with gilt lettering and decorations; all spines with printed library tickets affixed; all edges speckled pink; institutional bookplate to front pastedowns; torn due date stickers to front free endpapers; embossed library stamps and pencil annotations to title leaves; embossed library stamps at select leaves throughout; browning to some leaves; card pockets and electronic tag at rear pastedown; else a clean and complete ex-library copy. Vellum.

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        C. Julii Cæsaris, Quæ Extant / Interpretatione Et Notis Illustravit Johannes Godvinus, in Usum Delphini

      Londini; W. Inny And S. Richardson 1755 - Physical desc. : pp. 490. 8º. Folding maps. Index and vocabularium. Works; Latin. Finely bound in modern [period sympathetic] aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional detail on request. 2 Kg. 490 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geographical, Historical, Political, Philosophical and Mechanical Essays. The First, Containing an Analysis of a General Map of the Middle British Colonies in America; And of the Country of the Confederate Indians.

      Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin and D. Hall. 1755 - 4to. [1]-iv, 1-32 pages. Size of the binding: 7 in. x 9 3/8 in. Size of pages: 6 7/8 in. x 9 1/16 in. Three folding maps: (a) A Map of the Province of Pensilvania, drawn from the best authorities by T. Kitchin, Gr.; printed for R. Baldwin in Pater Noster Row, 1756; size when opened: 10 ½ in. x 8 1/8; faces page 1; (b) A Map of the Eastern Part of the Province of New York with part of New Jersey &c, drawn from the best authorities by T. Kitchin, Geogr., printed for R. Baldwin in Pater Noster Row, 1756, engraved for The Lond. Mag., size when opened: 10 ½ in. x 8 1/8 in., at page 6; (c) a Map of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Maryland with part of New Jersey &c, printed for R. Baldwin in Pater Noster Row, 1755, size when opened: 11 1/8 in. x 9 ¼ in.; at page 22. The lower margin of this map has a small split. First edition, first issue of the text with only the names of B. Franklin and D. Hall on the title page. (Miller "Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia Printing," 605, at p. 330.) This copy does not have the large Lewis Evans map: "The (Evans) map need not be considered an integral part of the Essay since copies of the map and the Essay were sold separately." (Miller). This copy has bound-in the three maps as described above, two by Thomas Kitchin, a rival map publisher who pirated the large Evans map and republished it in 1756 in London. The two Kitchin maps in this copy were most likely based on the Evans map. Brown polished calf spine and sides with grey paper over boards. Imprinted on the front panel is "Printed by BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Philadelphia, 1755." A mounted printed paper label with the same statement appears on the front free endpaper. At the upper right hand margin of the title page there is a skilful paper repair; a few lower page margins show trimming, On p. 17 the catchword is partially trimmed away. The binding shows light wear. Rosenbach states that this is one of the most desirable books published by Benjamin Franklin. The first edition, first state of the text is very rare. Since 1978 only three copies have been sold at auction. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dizionario storico, portatile, che contiene la storia de' patriarchi, de' principi ebrei, degli imperadori . e generalmente di tutte le persone illustri, o famose di tutti i secoli, e di tutte le nazioni del mondo . Composto in francese .

      Antonio Agnelli, Milano 1755 - 3 Volumi professionalmente restaurati in mezza pergamena d'epoca, elegante tassello verde al dorso, doratura del titolo racchiusa in elegante cornice floreale. In 8°(14 x 21); pagine 499; 536; 523 Testo su due colonne con ottima marginatura. Carte interne sane, bellissime barbe. Esemplare Ottimo.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language: in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers

      London: Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton; T. and T. Longman; C. Hitch and L. Hawes; A. Millar; and R. and J. Dodsley, 1755 - FIRST EDITION of "the most amazing, enduring and endearing one-man feat in the field of lexicography" (PMM). Strahan's ledger shows that a printing charge was made to the proprietors of the Dictionary at least as early as December, 1750. By the beginning of 1753, Johnson had resolved his differences with booksellers, and progress became more rapid, though he did not start the second volume until April, 1753. The Dictionary was officially published on April 15, 1755, in an edition of 2000 copies, and sold at the high price of £4-10s-0d First edition. 2 vols., Folio (407 x 248 mm.). Title pages printed in red and black. Text printed in two columns. Contemporary calf gilt. Rebacked retaining original backstrips, endpapers renewed. Corners somewhat worn, title pages creased (vol. I with blank lower outer corner restored); occasional foxing (at times pronounced), chiefly in first volume, scattered light stains and early marginalia. Old repairs to last 3 leaves of vol. II (margins of 3IB; three portions of 3IC costing approx. 30 words; and small repairs on terminal leaf costing 5 words. Sound, generally clean, sturdy and attractive. Very good. Cloth slipcases. Courtney, pp. 54-5; Chapman & Hazen, pp. 137-8; PMM 201; Rothschild 1237; Fleeman I, p. 410; Slade & Kolb, Johnson's Dictionary, pp. 105-113 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionary of the English Language: In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar.

      London Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton. 1755 - "The Most Amazing, Enduring and Endearing One-Man Feat in the Field of Lexicography" JOHNSON, Samuel. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers. To which are prefixed, a history of the language, and an English grammar. London: Printed by W. Strahan, for J. and P. Knapton., 1755. First edition of "the most amazing, enduring and endearing one-man feat in the field of lexicography" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Two large folio volumes, tall paper copies, (16 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches; 412 x 254 mm.). Unpaginated. Text in double columns. Title-pages printed in red and black. Decorative woodcut tail-pieces. Full brown calf, rebacked to style. Spines with original two calf spine labels, lettered in gilt. Spines ruled in gilt in compartments, six raised bands. Spine label on volume I, chipped with label professionally repaired. Boards rubbed and scuffed. Title-page and the first page of the preface with some professional restoration, not affecting text. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Some toning from glue to edges of pastedowns and blanks. Overall, a very nice set. "Begun in 1747, and printed over five years, Johnson’s Dictionary at once put to shame every other dictionary that had ever been written and set the standard for every dictionary that has been written since. Its genius was at once acknowledged by every hand, and the first edition of two thousand copies was instantly sold out.Perhaps the greatest innovation in Johnson’s work was his consistent reliance not on earlier word-lists and dictionaries, not on his own intuition, but on English literature itself—the vast, wonderful treasury of words that, well chosen and properly sorted and accurately quoted, became in itself almost a dictionary of the language. Indeed, after Johnson showed the way by quoting from English literature at every turn, it was even suggested that a great dictionary might be written without definitions at all—if the quotations were plentiful enough and well enough chosen and edited. This insistence on real examples from the real language as it has been really used has informed every serious dictionary every since—from Richardson and Webster to the new OED" (The Collection of The Garden Ltd., Sotheby’s New York, November 9 and 10, 1989, lot 148). Courtney & Nichol Smith, p. 54. Printing and the Mind of Man 201. Rothschild 1237. HBS 65682. $18,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PINOLET, OU L'AVEUGLE PARVENU, histoire véritable. Composée sur les faits fournis par Pinolet lui-même, actuellement existant dans Paris. [2 volumes].

      1755 - A Amsterdam, Chez Marc-Michel Rey, sur le Calverstraat, 1755. Quatre parties reliées en deux volumes in-12 (104 X 162) maroquin rouge, large encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, fleurette dorée dans les angles, dos lisse orné d'un filet perlé et quatre filets gras en place des nerfs, caissons dorés, fers d'angle, fleuron central, étoiles et points dorés, guirlande dorée en queue alternant fleur de lys et motif floral, pièces de titre et de tomaison maroquin vert lierre, coiffes et coupes ornées, bordure intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : (1) f. blanc, frontispice gravé, XXXVI pages (dont titre et "Epitre aux aveugles de l'univers"), 228 pages - (2) ff. de titre et "épitre aux savoyards", 356 pages, (1) f. blanc ; Tome II : (2) ff. de titre et "épitre aux genevois", 294 pages - 295 pages (dont titre et "Epitre aux amoureux"), (1) page et (2) ff. de table des chapitres et catalogue du fonds de Sébastien Jory. Cernes foncés de mouillure sur le plat inférieur du premier volume et sur le plat supérieur du second, feuillets 169/170 et 171/172 habilement restaurés avec perte de quelques mots page 171 qui ont été calligraphiés, marge extérieure du feuillet XIII/XIV refaite sans atteinte au texte. EDITION ORIGINALE TRÈS RARE de cet « ouvrage abominable, ordurier au dernier point » (Barbier), dont le texte est une réédition très augmentée d'un titre du même auteur paru en 1740 en un seul volume in-12 et intitulé "César aveugle et voyageur". Il s'agit de l'histoire d'une personnalité du Paris pittoresque de la fin de la première moitié du XVIIIe, un mendiant aveugle qui vivait dans un tonneau à la porte des Tuileries. Bien COMPLET du FRONTISPICE gravé représentant Pinolet assis sur un tabouret, une lanterne magique sur les genoux à l?intérieur de laquelle un enfant jette un ?il. Cette gravure est légendée de huit vers de l'auteur. (BARBIER, III, 898 - QUÉRARD, III, 505 - CIORANESCU, II, 32885). PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE en maroquin décoré de l'époque. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettera Del Cavaliere Lorenzo Guazzesi Aretino Scritta al Padre Bernardino Vestrini Chierico Regolare Delle Scuole Pie / Apologia Delle Memorie Antiche Di Rovereto Di Girolamo Tartarotti Serbati c. Appendice Di Documenti ( Bound in One Book )

      Michele Bellotti Stampatori Vescovile, Arezzo / Lucca 1755 - The letters of Lorenzo Guazzesi (edited in Arezzo, 1755 at Belotti) and the Apology of Girolamo Tartarotti (edited in Lucca 1758, publisher is not cited) are bound in one book. First the book starts with a longer dedication to Cardinal Quirino ("All eminentissomo Signor Cardinale Quirini", pages 30). The letters of Lorenzo Guazzesi: pages 48 in a nice large Antiqua-print. The Apology of Girolamo Tartarotti: pages 346 (letters against Girolamo included). Tartarotti is notable, because he attacked belief in the existance of witches. Binding is later (about 1900). It loooks like a publishers-binding. Noble black linen-cloth, gilt-print on the spine. 12x22. The condition of binding is good and compact, only on the backboard there is as small fox-marked stripe. Inside there are only on the cut a few small foxmarks (spots) and a few pages with light-one.

      [Bookseller: Malota.Buchhandlung F.Malotas Nfg. GmbH]
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        Fables choisies, mises en vers

      Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert for Desaint & Saillant and Durand,, 1755–9. edited by C. P. de Monthenault d'Egly. 4 volumes, large folio (418 × 270 mm). Contemporary French mottled calf, dark and light green morocco labels, spine compartments patterned in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, floral decoration to boards in gilt, boards triple ruled in gilt, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers. Engraved portrait of Oudry by Tardieu after Largillière, portrait of La Fontaine by Cochin fils after Oudry and 275 plates by Cochin, Tardieu, Prévost, Chedel, Lempereur and others after Jean-Baptiste Oudry, 209 woodcut title-vignettes, en-têtes and culs-de-lampe by Bachellier, half-titles. A fine set. First edition of one of the most ambitious and successful of all illustrated books, the zenith of the 18th-century decorated book in France. This copy has Plate CLXXII ("Le singe et le léopard") in the first state, with the tavern signboard unlettered. Jean-Baptiste Oudry's illustrations for La Fontaine were the product of leisure hours between 1729 and 1733, when, as director of the tapestry factory at Beauvais, he whiled away the winter evenings by sketching. "It was Monsieur de Montenault who eventually persuaded a group of rich bankers to finance their publication as illustrations for this edition. The pen-and-wash drawings had not been designed for engraving, and Charles Nicolas Cochin had to redraw them completely for the engravers. J. J. Bachelier, the flower-painter, designed floral tailpieces which were cut in wood by J. B. Papillon and Nicolas le Sueur. The text is set in a dignified old-style fount and the whole work perfectly represents the taste of the first half of the century" (Printing and the Mind of Man, fine printing catalogue). In his Avertissement de l'éditeur Monthenault draws attention to the skill with which Cochin adapted Oudry's loose drawings into a state ready for the engraver: "Il ne falloit pas moins que son secours pour donner à celles-ci le degré de perfection qu'elles ont atteint non seulement par la maniere dont les originaux sont rendus, mais encore par la correction ajoutée aux figures qu'ils contiennent. Cette partie étoit négligée, & M. Oudry reconnoît lui-même le nouveau mérite qu'elle a acquis en passant par les habiles mains de son illustre Confrere." A handsomely bound deluxe set.

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        Memorie storico - critiche della Città di Siena che servono alla vita civile di Pandolfo Petrucci dal MCCCCLXXX al MDXII raccolte - Continuazione delle Memorie storico - critiche della Città di Siena per le quali vengono descritti 4 altri Soggetti della Famiglia Petrucci, Alessandro Bichi e tutta la fazzione novesca fino agli anni MDXXVII - Fino agl'anni MDLII - Fino agl'anni MDLIX.

      Vincenzio Pazzini Carli,, In Siena, 1755 - Quattro volumi legati in due in-4° (253x180mm), pp. (2), VIII, 267; VIII, 306, (2); (2), VII, 306; VIII, 356. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli in oro su tasselli arancio ai dorsi. Tagli marmorizzati azzurri e rossi. Vignette ai frontespizi. Fregi tipografici istoriati in calcografia. Esemplare assai fresco. Manca, come quasi sempre, il ritratto del Petrucci. Edizione originale, rara, di questa storia di Siena dal 1480 al 1559 fondata su una larghissima messe di documenti inediti. Si ripercorre in particolare il periodo della gestione della Repubblica da parte di Pandolso Petrucci. Il Pecci (Siena, 1693-ivi, 1768) è noto oggi segnatamente come storico della propria città. Moreni, II, 165. Inghirami, 1695. Lozzi, 5134: "Raro specialmente con il ritratto". Hoepli, Storie d'Italia, 7939. Bocca, 5814: "Raro". Sul Pecci cfr. Cinzia Rossi, Giovanni Antonio Pecci (1693-1768): le vicende familiari, la presenza nell'Ordine di Santo Stefano e il pensiero sulla nobiltà di un intellettuale senese, Pisa, 2003; Giovanni Antonio Pecci: un accademico senese nella società e nella cultura del XVIII secolo. Atti del convegno, a cura di Ettore Pellegrini, Siena, 2004. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MEMORIE ECCLESIASTICHE appartenenti all'istoria e al culto della B. Chiara di Rimini raccolte dal Conte canonico della Basilica Vaticana e Prefetto dell' Archivio Segreto Apostolico consecrate alla Santità di Nostro Signore Benedeto XIV.

      Pagliarini,, Roma, 1755 - gr. vol. in-4, pp. (16), 567, bella leg. t. perg. coeva e tit. oro al d., tagli col. Con 3 tavv. in rame rip. Interessante storia della Beata Riminese (1280-1326) importante per le vaste notizie sulla Rimini del tempo. Un intero capitolo è dedicato alla presenza delle sette eretiche dei "paterini", cui per un certo periodo la Beata fu accusata di aver aderito. Prelato e archivista romagnolo (Rimini 1725 - Roma 1792) il G. condusse i propri studi proprio negli Archivi Vaticani dove fu segretario del Cifrario Segreto. Lozzi 4051. [395]

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        Dictionnaire portatif de l'Ingénieur, où l'on explique les principaux termes des Sciences les plus nécessaires à un Ingénieur, scavoir : l'Arithmétique - L'Algèbre - La Géométrie - L'Architecture Civile - La Charpenterie - La Serrurerie - L'Architecture hydraulique - L'Architecture militaire - La Fortification - L'Attaque et la défense des places - Les Mines - L'Artillerie - La Marine - La Pyrotechnie [ édition originale ]

      Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert 1755 - Dictionnaire portatif de l'Ingénieur, où l'on explique les principaux termes des Sciences les plus nécessaires à un Ingénieur, scavoir : l'Arithmétique - L'Algèbre - La Géométrie - L'Architecture Civile - La Charpenterie - La Serrurerie - L'Architecture hydraulique - L'Architecture militaire - La Fortification - L'Attaque et la défense des places - Les Mines - L'Artillerie - La Marine - La Pyrotechnie Par M. Belidor, Colonel d'Infanterie, Chevalier de l'Ordre Militaire de Saint Louis, etc., 1 vol. in-12 reliure d'époque demi-basane mouchetée, dos à 5 nerfs orné (fleurons), tranches rouges, Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, Paris, 1755, 1 f. blanc, IX pp., 2 ff. n. ch., 339 pp., et 1 f. blanc Edition originale. Très bel exemplaire, d'une parfaite fraîcheur intérieure, avec cette étonnante caractéristique que les premières pages ont été interverties à l'impression (on retrouve ainsi dans cet ordre les pages 6 et 7, 4 et 5, 2 et 3 puis 14 et 15, 12 et 13, et 10 et 11, la pagination reprend ensuite son ordre normal), sans aucun manque. Rare. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memorie del Pio Istituto della Conforteria assunto già dai primi Fondatori della Venerabile Confraternita di S. Giovanni Battista di Modena detta l'Ospitale della Morte fino al 1372 e ristaurato nel corrente Anno 1755.

      1755 - Modena, Eredi di Bartolomeo Soliani, s.d. (1755). In 8vo (cm. 18); cartone coevo; pp. 221, (1) + una tavola in xilografia dopo p. 106, (divisa del condannato a morte). Divideremo quest'opera in quattro parti. Nella prima daremo notizia dei principi della nostra Confraternita. Nella seconda parte daremo il metodo che, anche attualmente, si pratica dalla confraternita in tutta la funzione di ricevere in consegna de' condannati, di confortarli la notte, di accompagnarli al supplizio, di distaccarne dal patibolo i cadaveri. Nella terza parte daremo i nomi dei Confratelli nuovamente aggregati. Nella quarta parte daremo gli estratti, o sia la copia per disteso dei documenti, che andremo citando nel corso di queste memorie. Con una dettagliata descrizione della funzione sino alla morte seguita del condannato (forca o mannaia) e descrizione della veste del condannato. Lievi spellature al dorso. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia delle guerre civili di Francia. Nella quale si contengono le operationi di quattro Rè, Francesco II. Carlo IX. Henrico III, et Henrico IV. Con l'indice copioso delle cose notabili. Aggiuntevi, oltre alle Memorie della Vita dell'Autore, e della sua Casa, le Annotationi di Giovanni Balduino nel margine.

      appresso T. Payne, D. Wilson e T. Durham,, In Londra, 1755 - Due volumi di cm. 29, pp. (4) xxxvi, 643 (1); (4) 626 (2) 25 (1). Frontespizi in rosso e nero. Bella e solida legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana, dorsi a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Sguardie e tagli marmorizzati. Bell'esemplare, genuino e marginoso. Si tratta senz'altro della migliore e più bella edizione di questo classico della storiografia. Cfr. Brunet: "belle et peu commune.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre. Tome onzième: Voyages des Hollandois aux Indes Orientales (suite) & Voyages des François aux Indes Orientales.

      La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1755. - Nouvelle édition. 4to. VIII+412+(IV) pp. Complete with 16 maps/plans (incl. 13 fold.) & 23 plts. (incl. 9 fold., all engr.). Hardcover. Late 19th-century half calf with 2 gilt-lettered title labels on spine, marbled boards & endpapers. VG. (Occas. foxing/browning, mainly to prel. pages; first map bound upside down). * Incl. history & description of the Moluccas, incl. Amboina, Banda; voyage of Robert Knox to Ceylon, description of the Dutch settlements in Ceylon; voyages of Rennefort (Madagascar), La Haye, Carré, L'Estra to the East Indies, John Ovington (Suratte), description of the Kingdom of Arrakan, voyage of Rhodes, description of Tonkin. - Maps/plans and views of the Moluccas, Amboine, Buro, Ceylon, Madagascar, Ile de Bourbon, Suratte, Siam, Tonkin, etc. - Landwehr VOC, 265. - The Hague quarto ed., mainly a reprint of the Paris edition, but with many corrections and additions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Disputationes Chirurgicae selectae, collegit, editit, praefatus est Albertus Hallerus.

      Marc-Michele,, Lausanne, 1755 - 5 Bände. Lausanne, Marc-Michele, 1755-1756. 4°. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 5 wiederholten Porträt-Titelvignetten und 51 Kupfern auf 50 (davon 22 gefaltete) Tafeln. Halblederbände der Zeit. Bibliographia Halleriana 1080. - Lundsgaard 708. - Waller 3999. - Wellcome III, 199. - Blake 195. - Die mittlere der drei grossen Sammlungen von Haller editiert. Zum grössten Teil medizinische Dissertationen aus der ersten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts. - Stellenweise leicht fleckig. Band 5 mit Wasserrand auf dem Titel und den ersten 20 Seiten. Sonst sehr breitrandiges Exemplar. Einbände beschabt. Ecken bestossen. Sprache: N [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Judex et defensor in processu inquisitionis,, seu Tractatus criminalis theoretico-practicus, ex juribus Imperii Carolinis et præcipue saxonicis electoralibus collectus, usuique moderno accommodatus, quo singulari methodo generalis et specialis inquisitio per singulas partes exhibetur : atque cum primis, quæ judici et defensori observanda, appositis formulis, eo facientibus annotantur : quibus processus banni, et luculenta cum suppliciorum modernorum, tum instrumentorum in tortura consuetorum descriptio, eorundemque applicandorum ratio accessit. Cum indice (IN LATEINISCHER SPRACHE),

      Hildeburghusae, Sumtibus Joannis Godofredi Hanisch, 1755 - 6 Blatt, 626 Seiten, 11 Blatt Index SEHR SELTENER TITEL in einem schönen authentischen Exemplar, lediglich der Einbnd leicht berieben und mit leichten Läsuren an dn Kapitalen Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 0 8°, baunes O Ldr der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, rotem geprätem Leder-Rückenschild und rotem Voll-Farbschnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Manual compendio de el regio Patronato Indiano: Para su mas facil uso en las materias conduncentes à la Practica: Dedicado al Rey Nuestor Senor D Fernando Del Amado

      Antonio Marín, Madrid 1755 - [24]+531 pages with engraved allegorical frontispiece and index. Small folio (11 1/2" x 8 1/2") bound in original full leather with raised spine bands and decorative gilt lettering. (Palau 266572. Sabin 70785) First edition. Full of original documents respecting the establishment of the Church in the Indies, and the protection of the Indians, together with all the bulls referred to, from that of Alexander VI to the time of publication. With the additional 24 preliminary leaves, not in all printings. Condition: Missing some of spine label, small crack along the heal font hinge, spine ends chipped light rubbing to extremities with the corners rubbed through, internally very nice over all a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poesie. (Poems of Mr. Abbot Peter Metastasio)

      Presso La Vedova Quillau/Presso G.C. Molin, Parigi (Paris), 1755-1769 - Complete in 10 volumes, text in Italian. Each volume has engraved title page. Vol. 1 has frontispiece by D. Sornique after C. Eisen, and vignette headpiece by N. Le Mire after C.N. Cochin. Vol. 1-9, 1755; Vol. 10, Parigi: Presso G.C. Molini, bookseller, 1769. All uniformly bound in vellum, spines fully decorated in gilt, double red morocco spine labels gilt, all edges speckled red, evidence of early owner bookplate removal to each volume, with short split to upper joint of volume one, usual soiling to the vellum. A very nice set and scarce with tenth volume. A favorite of Thomas Jefferson (who only had volumes 1-8) see Sowerby Catalogue. Size: Small Octavo

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        Manual Compendio de El Regio Patronato Indiano

      Antonio Marin, Madrid 1755 - "Para Su Mas Facil Uso en las Materias Conducentes a la Practica: Dedicado al Rey Nuestro Fernando VI, El Amado". The laws of the Spanish Empire regarding their possessions (including the Indians) in the New World. 1st, hardcover, a g+ copy in very old leather; the boards are bowed somewhat; external and internal hinges reenforced and repaired; corners & spine tips worn. Red chalk on all edges; Additionally, the book is BRANDED on the bottom edge with a quatre-fleurs design, which is probably a family symbol. 18th-cent. marbled endpapers may be original. Though there is light foxing within, the pages are remarkably bright and clean, though rippled. There is an engraved inset on the tp, plus a full-page frontis facing the dedication page and a half-page engraving on p.1. 531 pp. incl. index. A remarkable piece of history. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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