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        Northern memoirs: or, the history of a Scotch family. Written by a lady. In two volumes

      printed for F. Noble; at his Circulating-Library in King-Street, Covent-Garden; and J. Noble, at his Circulating-Library in St. Martin's-Court, near Leicester-Square, London 1756 - In original drab boards, with cloth spines. Covers bumped and marked. Early library stamp on front end paper of volume 1, front blank with loss, inscriptions on title page. Volume two without the title, as published, contemporary ownership inscriptions. 2pp booklist at the end of each volume. With all the faults, a very rare copy of an early popular novel. Few copies survive, and there are only 3 copies listed institutionally in the UK and no salesroom records of this work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Terrestrial and Clestial globes mounted on wooden stand with four turned legs, bun feet and a circular platform Base

      London, 1756. A FINE PAIR OF 12-INCH TERRESTRIAL AND CELESTIAL GLOBES ca. 1756 globes each 12"in diameter base height: 17"; base witdth: 17 1/2" The terrestrial globe: A New and Correct/ GLOBE of ye EARTH/ together with a View of ye General and/ Coasting Trade Winds, Monsoons &c/ laid down according to ye Newest/ Discoveries from ye most Exact/ Obsevations/ By John Senex F.R.S/ Now made & sold with very Considerable/ Improvements By B.Martin in Fleet Street. The twelve hand-coloured engraved gores applied to a papier mache sphere. Many of the countries with coloured outlines, arrows indicate the trade winds and monsoons over the oceans. The latest discoveries are also included on the globe including Com. Anson's tract from Accapulco to T*** and Canton. With brass hour ring and pointed screw on to the graduated brass meridian ring, and horizontal ring printed with zodiac, calender scales and compass directions. . Book.

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        Natuurlyke historie van de koraal-gewassen, en andere dergelyke zee-lighamen, die men gemeenelyk vind op de kusten van Groot-Brittanien en Ierland; benevens eene beschryving van een grooten zee-polyp, in den zomer van't jaar 1753, by den Noord-Pool door de walvis-vangers gevonden. Uit het Engels vertaald door Jan Tak.

      's Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt, 1756.4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spine ribbed and gilt (top of spine rep.). Withtitle prined in red and black, handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 39 handcoloured engraved plates after Ehret. XVI,118 pp.* First published in London in 1755: Essay towards the natural history of the corallines. - 'Ellis's scientific interests possessed a strong aestetic cast. With these miniature marine landscapes, the ancestors of today's indoor aquaria, Ellis amused the Princess Dowager of Wales and the young princesses. Solander, who brought back many rare corals from the Pacific, co-operated closely with Ellis in his work' (Smith, European vision and the South Pacific, p.104). - With fine handoloured plates, the last one shows Mr. Cuff's microscope which the author used for his research. - Some marginal staining otherwise fine.Landwehr, Coloured plates, 57; Nissen ZBI,1281.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Le Rouge, "Isles Philippines".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, 1756, 20,5 x 27,7.

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        Votre commande : Etat présent de la Pensilvanie, ou l'on trouve le detail de ce qui s'y est passe depuis la defaite du General Braddock jusqu' a la prise d'Oswege, avec une carte particuliere de cette colonie.

      S.n. 1756 - - S.n., S.l. 1756, In 12 (9,4x16,8cm), 128pp., relié. - Edition originale, très rare, illustrée d&#39 une carte dépliante de la Pennsylvanie. traduction de l&#39 abbé de la Ville, attaché au ministre des affaires étrangères. L&#39 originale anglaise est parue à la même date. Pleine basane brune marbrée d&#39 époque. Dos lisse à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre de maroquin beige. Coiffe de tête arrachée. Mors supérieur ouvert en tête. Bon exemplaire néanmoins, particulièrement frais. Importante relation qui prend place dans le conflit franco-anglais pour la possession des territoires aux Etats-Unis et au Canada. La Pennsylvanie anglaise (formée d&#39 Allemands, de Hollandais, d&#39 Anglais et d&#39 Irlandais) est alors en butte aux incursions fréquentes des Indiens (alliés des Français) qui font des ravages dans la population, et la colonie est en proie à de multiples conflits politiques qui la paralysent. Il est de nombreuses fois fait mention de l&#39 action de Benjamin Franklin. Smith écrit beaucoup sur les Delaware, une tribu sur la frontière qui s&#39 est retournée contre les Anglais. Le gouverneur fait alors voter une loi martiale pour contrer les raids d&#39 Indiens qui menacent l&#39 existence de la colonie. Le livre fut immédiatement traduit en France car il flattait alors les intérêts français. 128pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia, das ist Die ganze Heil. Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, verdeutscht durch D. Martin Luther. Mit dessen Vorreden, Randglossen, Summarien, und übrigen gewöhnlichen Zusätzen begleitet, und mit symbolischen Kupfern, und einer Einleitung und

      Erklärung derselben, mit grosser Schrift ausgefertigt. Regensburg, Zunkel. Altes Testament: 1756, Neues Testament: 1754.. 2° Folio, 5 ganzseitige Kupfertafeln von Joh. Georg Pintz, Jerem. Wachsmuth und Jacob Wangner nach Gottfr. Eichler. 3 Bll.,,VIII, 44 S., 2 Bll.,1116 S.,2 Bll.,309 S.,5 Bll.. Mit 2 Titelvignetten (Druckermarke und Ansicht von Regensburg), Blindeprägtes Pergament d. Z. mit 6 Bünden auf Holzdeckeln. Schöne feste Bindung. Einband mit kleineren, Flecken. Geschwärzter Schnitt, dieser im vorderen Bereich mit größerem Fleck ( im max 1,5 x 6 cm ), der sich auf ca. 10 S. auswirkt, auch 1. Abb. u. Titel. Weiter hinten Schnitt fleckig ohne S. zu tangieren. Alle anderen S. nahezu tadellos, nach innen zu kaum fleckig. Komplett u.insgesamt richtig guter Zustand. Aus dem Besitz Joh. Beata Past. Schäfer 1842 ( steht sehr groß auf Vorsatzblatt), dieses Blatt auch mit hinterklebten Einriß.. 14, Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt

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        On the advantage of taking the mean of a number of observations

      London: Davis & Reymers, 1756. <p>Classic of Statistics and Data Processing </p><p>Simpson, Thomas (1710-61). On the advantage of taking the mean of a number of observations, in practical astronomy. In: Philosophical Transactions 49 (1755), pp. 82-93. Whole number, 4to. [16], 444pp. Fold. plates, text illustrations. London: L. Davis & C. Reymers, 1756. 255 x 195 mm. (uncut & unopened). Quarter morocco, marbled boards in period style. Some dust-soiling and fraying to edges, but very good. </p><p> First Edition. Simpson&#39;s paper is considered a milestone in statistical inference, as well as the earliest formal treatment of any data-processing practice. Simpson was the first to attempt to prove mathematically that the mean result of several observations is nearer to the truth than any single observation (the law of large numbers). A key feature of his paper was that Simpson chose to focus "not on the observations themselves . . . but on the errors made in the observations, on the differences between the recorded observations and the actual position of the body being observed. . . . [This] was the critical step that was to open the door to an applicable quantification of uncertainty" (Stigler, Hist. Statistics, pp. 90-91; see also pp. 88-94).</p><p> "Simpson was the first to characterize the errors in observations as independent events, taking positive and negative values with equal probabilities, and the first to provide a mathematical expression for the probability that the error in the mean result will lie between assigned limits" (Todhunter, History of Probability, p. 309). </p><p>Also present in this volume are two important medical papers: Jonathan Wathen&#39;s "A method proposed to restore the hearing, when injured from an obstruction of the tuba Eustachiana" (G-M 3356), describing his method of relieving catarrhal deafness by injections into the Eustachian tube through a catheter passed into the nose; and John Machin&#39;s "An uncommon case of a distempered skin" (G-M 4013), containing the first known description of ichthyosis hystrix. </p>

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        3 Darstellungen auf einem Blatt, "Vorstellung einiger Gegenden und Plaetze in Nord - America ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich b. Homann Erben, dat. 1756, 42 x 50,5. Dargestellt sind die kanadischen Städte ( Loiusburg, Quebeck und Halifax ). jeweils als Plan mit den Hafeneinfahrten.

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        Lettres à un Amériquain (Américain), sur l'histoire naturelle, générale & particulière de monsieur de Buffon. Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée par l'auteur.

      - Hambourg, Paris, Duchesne, 1756. 2e édition. 2 tomes (3 parties et 9 Lettres) in-12 en un volume, 180-126-(2)-68-199-(1) pp., reliure d'époque plein veau, dos orné, tranches marbrées (petits manques de cuir au dos). * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        L'arte del blasone dichiarata per alfabeto. Con le figure necessarie per la intelligenza de termini in molte tavole impresse in rame.

      presso Guglielmo Zerletti,, In Venezia, 1756 - Cm. 33, pp. 392. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con figura centrale (putti con stemmi araldici), antiporta allegorica, testate e 35 belle tavole di blasoni, incise in rame. Legatura coeva in mezza pergamena e piatti in carta dipinta. Esemplare con segni d'uso al dorso, una piccola gora all'angolo basso (bianco) delle prime carte con rinforzo alle prime 3 carte. Un timbro di biblioteca privata araldica. Peraltro esemplare genuino ed on buono stato di conservazione. Edizione originale. Cfr Spreti (1774): "Opera rara e utilissima". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Veduta degli avanzi di mausolei e delle fabbriche sepolcrali sparse per la via Appia, cinque miglia in circa da Porta S. Sebastiano distante.

      . [REMAINS OF FUNERARY STRUCTURES ALONG THE VIA APPIA ANTICA]. Copperprint. Rome 1756. 36x59 cm. Printed on strong paper with the watermark fleur - des - lis. Le antichita romane. * When Piranesi arrived in Rome in the year 1740 he was instantly impressed by the splendour of the antique ruins in the ancient city. For almost a year he was an apprentice in the studio of Guiseppe Vasi, his later colleague and rival, where he learned the art of engraving copper plates. He began his extremely successful career depicting Rome's architectural gems (antique and contemporary) on extra large-scale single sheets: the famous "Vedute di Roma" (Views of Rome). Piranesi was an obsessed artist. Relentlessly he added plates, sometimes variations of former ones, to the collection, until, at the end of his life, there was a total of 135 views showing the majesty and the splendour of the once powerful capital of the Roman empire. Hind 94.i/iv. Luigi Ficacci 965..

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        La PETITE GUERRE ou TRAITÉ du service des Troupes légères en Campagne

      1756 - La PETITE GUERRE Ou Traité du service des troupes légères en Campagne Par M. DE GRANDMAISON ¿ Capitaine, avec Commission de Lieutenant Colonel de Cavalerie au corps des Volontaires des Troupes de Flandre Ouvrage in-8° relié (10.5 cm x 17 cm), reliure plein veau brun, dos à cinq nerfs, caissons ornés de fleurons dorés, liseret encadrant les plats, roulette sur les coupes, toutes tranches marbrées, 417 pages,(sans mention d¿éditeur, ni de lieu), 1756 Edition originale Extraits : de l¿utilité & de la nécessité des Troupes légères ¿ des qualités nécessaires aux fantassins & aux cavaliers des troupes légères, & de leur armement ¿ de l¿espèce & des qualités nécessaires à un cheval de Troupes légères ; de sa selle ¿ de la levée d¿un Corps de troupes légères ¿ de Colonel de Troupes légères ¿ des occasions où les troupes légères peuvent faire des coups brillans, des enlèvements d¿équipages ¿ etc ¿ Bon état d'usage [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ami des hommes

      The Fundamental Physiocratic Text[MIRABEAU, Victor de Riquetti, Marquis de]. LíAmi des hommes, ou Trait?? de la population. Avignon: 1756-1758.First editions. Four parts (of an eventual six) in two quarto volumes. vi, 156, [1, ìTable des Chapitresî], [1, blank]; 218, [1, ìTable des Chapitresî], [1, blank]; 158 [i.e. 216], [1, ìTable des Chapitresî], [2, errata], [1, blank]; [8], 278, 81 [ìQuestions interessantes sur la population, líagriculture et le commerce, propos??es aux Acad??mies & autres Soci??t??s sÁavantes des Provincesî], [1, blank] pp. Part IV with special title dated 1758: Pr??cis de líorganisation, ou Memoire sur les ??tats Provinciaux. Engraved head-piece vignette in Part I, decorative woodcut tail-pieces and initials, typographic head-pieces.Contemporary French catís paw calf. Covers ruled in blind, spines decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments with burgundy morocco gilt lettering labels, board edges ruled in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges stained red. Some light spotting and browning, occasional light dampstaining in the upper margin. Small red stain in the lower margin of T4 (pp. 151/152) in Part II, just affecting adjacent leaves. Short tear (paper flaw) in the upper blank corner of C1 (pp. 17/18) in Part III, not affecting text, slight staining to leaf E2 (pp. 35/36) in Part III. An excellent copy.ìIn some manner not yet accounted for, Mirabeau had obtained, and for many years retained, possession of the unpublished manuscript of Cantillonís Essai sur la Nature du Commerce en gÃ?nÃ?ral...[which was] published in 1755. The manuscript had made a deep impression on Mirabeau. At one time he seems to have intended to modify and publish it as its own. Subsequently he proceeded to write a running commentary upon the Essai, and it is the work thus commenced which appeared, subsequently to the publication of Cantillonís manuscript, under the title of LíAmi des Hommes, ou TraitÃ? de la population, in three parts, with the imprint â?¡ Avignon, 1756...This remarkable treatise created the greatest sensation throughout the whole of Europe. It is said to have gone through forty editions, and was translated into several languages. Its anonymous author, soon discovered, became the idol of the day, and was generally referred to by the sobriquet which he had chosen for the title of his book. The meridonal vivacity of his style, his wit, his naÃ?ve egotism, his piquant irony and frequent paradox gave him a great literary vogue, and led some of his readers to compare him to Montaigne; while the importance of his subject and the ability of his views, in turn original, daring, and profound, earned for him the more durable attention of those who cared rather for the matter than the style...its leading propositions are the following: Population is the source of wealth, and the means of subsistence are the measure of population. Agriculture is the great source of subsistence. A large population is desirable; and to this end the encouragement of agriculture is the means...Luxury, idleness, and public debts are to be reprobated...The influx from country to town should be counteracted and absenteeism should cease. Religious toleration, free tradeóinternal and external,óa more equal distribution of wealth, a diminution and more equitable partition of the burdens of taxation, are among the desiderata for the economic improvement of the countryî (Palgrave II, pp. 775-776).ìIn 1758 appeared a continuation of LíAmi des Hommes...in which the hand of Quesnay is plainly visible. It consists of a Dialogue entre le Surintendant díO. et L. D. H., a reprint of the MÃ?moire sur les â?¦tats provinciaux, with a reply to objections which had been published against it, and a series of, separately paged, Questions intÃ?ressantes sur la Population, líAgriculture, et le commerce proposÃ?es aux AcadÃ?mies et autres sociÃ?tÃ?s sÁavantes des Provinces, asking for local information upon agricultural conditions, and also suggesting some general considerations somewhat in the style of Berkeleyís Querist. These questions, the reader is informed, are not by the author of the MÃ?moire sur les â?¦tats provinciaux. In 1760 appeared the fifth and sixth partsî (Palgrave II, p. 776).Einaudi 3941. Goldsmithsí 9092. Higgs 1143 and 2160. Kress 5543.HBS 66774.$4,000

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        L'ami des hommes, ou traité de la population. Première partie, deuxième partie, troisième partie, Avignon 1756, quatrième partie, 1758

      Avignon 1756 - Four volumes in 12mo; frontispiece, 431, (1) pp.; 578, (2) pp.; 577, (1) pp.; (8), 285, (1), 313, (1), 150 pp.; contemporary marbled calf, spines richly gilt in compartments, two contrasting gilt lettering-pieces, extremities rubbed and bumped, some spine end chipped, front hinges of vols I and II weak, lettering-piece of vol II damaged, marbeld endpapers, red edges, small private ownership label to front cover verso, clean and crisp. First edition in 12mo of Mirabeau's famous work. The original edition was published in 3 parts with a résumé of the whole work at the end of part III. In 1758 it was expanded by a forth part consisting of "Précis de l'organisation, ou mémoire sur les états provinciaux" together with "Réponse aux objections contre le mémoire sur les états provinciaux" and "Qestions intéressantes sur la population, l'agriculture et le commerce proposés aux académies et autres sociétés scavantes des provinces". Mirabeau's work was further expanded by additional parts in some of which Quesnay's influence is clearly visible. The work ran, it is said, through forty editions, an d was widely translated. Higgs 1143/44, Kress 5545 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Perspectiva communis. Ideo sic dicta, quod contineat elementa tès optigès, omnibus philosophiae studiosis necessaria.Nuremberg, Johan Petreius, 1542. Small 4to (18 x 15 cm). With 44 geometric and perspectival woodcuts in text. Modern boards with new endpapers, red sprinkled fore-edge.

      Albert, Norton & Hurtes, Source Book of Ophthalmology 1756; Vagnetti Db8 and Cb6, note; this edition not in VD16; for Peckham see: Poggendorff II, col. 385; and for Hartmann: DSB 6, pp. 143-145. An important edition, the first to be edited by Hartman, of Peckham's Perspectiva Communis, one of the earliest works on perspective. Divided into three parts, the Perspectiva Commmunis presents 162 propositions, 84 for the optics, treating the anatomy and the physiology of the eye, 56 for the catoptrics, treating the reflexion of light, and 22 for the dioptrics or the refraction of light. The latter part also contains a description of the rainbow and the galaxy, as well as a description of a dark room, the predecessor of photography. The 44 woodcuts illustrating the propositions were designed by Hartmann, and include a fine, large cross-section of the human eye, one of the earliest representations of the eye in print. Very good copy. Extensively revised German edition of a famous work on perspective.

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        [Print series from: Verzameling van verschillende gekleede mans- en vrouwen-standen, ter oefening van jonge schilders en liefhebbers, naar 't leven geteekend]. [Rotterdam, J. Immerzeel, 1818 (engraved ca. 1790)]. 4to or cut down folio. A series of 32 (of 33) numbered full-page aquatint and stipple-engraved prints. Lacking plate 5, which has been replaced by an aquatint of a woman cleaning fish by Hermanus Fock. With 2 extra prints loosely inserted: colour-printed versions (inked a la poupée) of plates 20 and 25. Mid-19th-century half maroon sheepskin.

      Cat. Kunsthist. Bibl. Rijksmuseum Amsterdam II, p. 777; Colas 2311; Landwehr, Colour plates 389; Lipperheide Gb 46 note. An aquatint and stipple-engraved print series of costumes and professions. They were drawn by Perkois (1756-1804) and Prins (1757-1806) ca. 1790 and engraved by Sallieth (1749-1791) as models for young artists to follow. The 1818 publication indicates that they had previously been issued individually but never before collected for publication in book form. The two loosely inserted prints have the exposed skin of the faces, necks, arms and hands printed in a soft shade of red with the rest in black, inked a la poupée. With a tear in one plate, not affecting the image (repaired with tape), 3 plates foxed and a few others with minor foxing, but still in very good condition.

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        A Compleat Body of Husbandry

      Osborne & Shipton: London, 1756. Folio, coloured frontispiece and engravings throughout; an excellent uncut copy in recent half calf. The first edition of a classic treatise on husbandry. The title-page states that the work encompasses &#39;Rules for performing, in the most profitable manner, the whole business of the Farmer and Country Gentleman, in Cultivating, Planting, and Stocking of Land&#39;. Among many others, there are chapters on breeding and preserving cattle, the management of the orchard, the brewhouse and the dairy. The fine full-page and folding engravings, some handcoloured, show farming instruments, buildings, and plants. The whole work forms a compendium to rural pursuits during the eighteenth century.

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        Beschryving van Ysland, Groenland en de Straat Davis. Uit het Hoogduitss vertaalt door J.D.J. waar by gevoegt zyn de verbeteringen door Niels Horrebow.

      Amsterdam, Jan van Dalen, 1756.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spine richly gilt (upper front hinge sl. splitting). With fine engraved frontispiece, folding map and 5 engraved plates (2 folding depicting whales). (16),286,(6); (8),158 pp.* Second and best edition; first published in Hamburg in 1746 Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. - 'Anderson's detailed account of the arctic regions was immediately accepted and highly regarded. It was followed the next year by a second German edition, then by Danish, Dutch, English, and French editions' (Ingalls 446). The first part contains an account on whaling and a Danish-Dutch-Greenland vocabularly and grammar. The second part by Niels Horrebow contains the corrections and an extensive description of Iceland's natural history. The description of Davis Street makes this book also an important Americanum. - (Age-browned). - A nice copy with the bookplate of F.C. Koch and Isaac Meulman.Tiele 39; Cat. NHSM I, p.301 (German ed. only); Muller, America, p.69; Sabin 1407; Jenkins p.75; Allen 233.

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        A Dissertation on the Following Subject: What Causes Principally Contribute to Render A Nation Populous? And What Effect Has The Populousness of a Nation on its Trade

      Cambridge 1756 - Disbound A prize-winning essay written by William Bell, fellow at Magdalen College, Cambridge. Among other truths espoused herein, Bell claims that the poor - both countries and people - will decline to reproduce: "Very few of those, who find it a matter of the greatest difficulty to subsist themselves, will lay themselves under the additional obligation of providing for others." He praises agrarian nations as the most fruitful, in both population and contribution to commerce. ESTC T101713; Kress 5493; Goldsmith 9105. Quarto. [4],36pp. Minor foxing. Very good.

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        Beschryving van Ysland, Groenland en de Straat Davis. Uit het Hoogduitss vertaalt door J.D.J. waar by gevoegt zyn de verbeteringen door Niels Horrebow.

      - Amsterdam, Jan van Dalen, 1756.2 volumes in 1. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spine richly gilt (upper front hinge sl. splitting). With fine engraved frontispiece, folding map and 5 engraved plates (2 folding depicting whales). (16),286,(6); (8),158 pp.* Second and best edition; first published in Hamburg in 1746 Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. - 'Anderson's detailed account of the arctic regions was immediately accepted and highly regarded. It was followed the next year by a second German edition, then by Danish, Dutch, English, and French editions' (Ingalls 446). The first part contains an account on whaling and a Danish-Dutch-Greenland vocabularly and grammar. The second part by Niels Horrebow contains the corrections and an extensive description of Iceland's natural history. The description of Davis Street makes this book also an important Americanum. - (Age-browned). - A nice copy with the bookplate of F.C. Koch and Isaac Meulman.Tiele 39; Cat. NHSM I, p.301 (German ed. only); Muller, America, p.69; Sabin 1407; Jenkins p.75; Allen 233. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Plan de la Ville et du Port Mahon et du Fort St. Philippe/ Plan der Statd und des Hafens Mahon und des Forts St. Philippe

      Nürnberg 1756. Karte zeigt den Umgebungsplan von Mahon und St. Philippe auf Menorca, auf seperater Karte den Plan von Fort St. Philippe und die Stadtmauer, Auf 2 Platten gedruckt und zusammen gesetzt, koloriert, Kupferstich, 45 x 90. Zustand: Falz unten leicht restauriert, Fehlstelle rechts ergänzt

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        La Colombiade, ou la foi portee au nouveau monde

      Paris: Desaint & Saillant, Durand, 1756. Octavo, engraved frontispiece portrait by Tardieu le fils, and 10 engraved plates by Chedel, engraved titlepage vignette, headpiece to dedication leaf and tailpieces at end of each canto; a very attractive copy in contemporary French mottled calf, spine gilt, crimson morocco label. First edition, rare: "an epic poem on the discovery of America" (Sabin). This attractive work contains many beautifully-executed plates, including scenes depicting Columbus&#39; landing in the New World, his introduction to the American court, and a vivid shipwreck. Although the work is very much the product of Du Boccage&#39;s agile pen, she shows that she is also familiar with the voyage accounts of Anson and Frezier, among a litany of erudite notes. Madame du Boccage (Marie-Anne Le Page) ran a distinguished salon in Paris, frequented by Voltaire, Fontenelle, and other luminaries. Together with her husband, Pierre-Joseph Fiquet du Boccage, she had a passionate interest in literature, and published several interesting works, including imitations of Milton and Pope. Le Colombiade is her greatest contribution, a poised revisiting of the moment of contact between Columbus and the indigenous Americans. The work picks up Colombus as he meets a thoughtful leader of an Indian nation, who asks who he is and why he is there. "Columbus replies in astonishing detail, telling his auditor of &#39;the three continents which form the universe&#39;, of the Supreme Being, of European manners and inventions, of his project, of Queen Isabella, of scurvy, of strange &#39;phenomena&#39; of the sea, and of unrest among the sailors. &#39;Merveilleux Etranger,&#39; exclaims the chief, no doubt overwhelmed by the barrage of heroic couplets. After many adventures a prayerful Columbus is visited by a tutelary angel who reveals the vast consequences of his enterprise." (Terence Martin, &#39;American Literature Discovers Columbus&#39;, in Christopher K. Lohmann, Discovering Difference, Indiana, 1993, p. 25). Throughout, there is an emphasis on the national and European consequences of New World discovery, and the poem is, in a sense, a companion piece to her earlier play Les Amazones (1749), in that much of the American authority is vested in the figure of a powerful woman. A second edition was published in 1758, but included only 8 plates.

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        Abhandlung vom Krebs worinnen die Ursachen desselben untersucht und zwey bisher geheim gehaltene Mittel zu dessen Heilung bekandt gemacht werden.

      Frankfurt am Main, Johann Gottlieb Garbe, 1756.. 62, (2) SS. Halblederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit goldgepr. rotem Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo.. Erste Ausgabe; von großer Seltenheit: Blake und Wellcome kennen nur die Neuausgabe von 1764 unter dem veränderten Titel "Sammlung merckwürdiger Abhandlungen vom Krebs worinnen die Ursachen desselben untersucht und zwey bisher geheim gehaltene Mittel zu dessen Heilung bekandt gemacht werden", die daher oft fälschlich als Erstausgabe bezeichnet wird. Hauptwerk des Darmstädter Pfarrerssohns J. P. Berchelmann (1718-83), der in Gießen Medizin studierte, wo er 1764 Amtsarzt und Hessen-Darmstädtischer Leibarzt wurde. Kein Exemplar auf deutschen Auktionen der letzten Jahrzehnte. - Am hinteren Vorsatzblatt zeitgenöss. hs. Inhaltsverzeichnis. Hinterer Innendeckel und hintere Vorsätze mit unbedeutender Wurmspur, sonst sehr ansprechendes Exemplar. - Engelmann 52. Hirsch I, 403. Nicht bei Blake, Wellcome, Waller etc.

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        Natuurlyke Historie van de Koraal-Gewassen , en andere dergelyke Zee-Lighamen, die men Gemeenelyk vind op de Kusten van Groot-Brittanien en Ierland

      The Hague: Pieter de Hondt, 1756. Quarto, title in red & black, handcoloured frontispiece and 39 finely coloured engraved plates, some folding; modern bookplate; a fine copy in contemporary sprinkled calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments. With unusually beautiful handcoloured engravings of corals. First Dutch edition of this famous early work on corals and marine biology, with a fine series of strangely beautiful engravings of coral structures, here unusually in original handcolouring. The same publisher produced a French language edition in the same year: both versions were based on the English edition of 1755 (An Essay Towards a Natural History of the Corallines), the plates in which were not issued in colour. We have seen a copy of the French version with its plates coloured in what seems to be an identical manner. With their plates in this wonderful colouring the Dutch and French issues are far more beautiful than the English original. Ellis (whom Linnæus praised as a &#39;bright star of natural history&#39; and &#39;the main support of natural history in England&#39;) was awarded the Copley medal of the Royal Society, and secured a glowing reputation as one of the leading naturalists of his day for his researches and investigations into the true nature of corallines, which he determined to be of an animal rather than a vegetable nature. The corallines not only captured the public&#39;s imagination but were seen by both natural historians and philosophers as providing clues to the mysteries of life on earth: &#39;As the zoöphyte is in the middle betwixt the vegetable and animal&#39;, wrote Lord Monboddo, &#39;so man appears to occupy the space betwixt the several classes of animals&#39;. Professor Bernard Smith reproduces the wonderful frontispiece of the book, and points to the significance of Ellis&#39; work as possessing a &#39;strong aesthetic cast. In 1751 he received a collection of &#39;sea plants&#39; from Anglesey and Dublin and in order to preserve the rarer specimens remarkable for their colour; &#39;expanded them on paper in fresh water&hellip; when properly dried, I dispersed on thin boards covered with white paper in such a manner as to form a kind of landscape&hellip;&#39;&hellip; With these miniature marine landscapes, the ancestors of today&#39;s indoor aquaria, Ellis amused the Princess Dowager of Wales, and the young princesses. Solander, who brought back many rare corals from the Pacific, co-operated closely with Ellis in his work&hellip; The Duchess of Portland assembled an enormous collection of corals&hellip; Sir Ashton Lever devoted a room to zoophytes in his Museum which made a feature of Pacific curiosities&hellip;&#39;. (European Vision and the South Pacific, 1984, p. 104, pls. 68-9).

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        THE METHOD OF FLUXIONS

      London, printed for A. Millar; J. Whiston and B. White; L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1756.applied to a select number of useful problems: together with the demonstration of Mr. Cotes?s forms of fluents in the second part of his Logometria; the analysis of the problems in his Scholium generale; and an explanation of the principal propositions of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy. 1756, 8vo, approximately 210 x 135 mm, 8 x 5¼ inches, 12 folding engraved geometrical plates, pages: xxiv, 309, [3], final page is blank, rebound in full modern panel calf, maroon gilt lettered label, gilt decoration and rules to spine, new endpapers. Small closed tear to margin corner of Plate V, neatly repaired, Plate XII slightly dusty in the margins, slightly creased and with small neat repairs with archival tape to outer margins, 1 just running into plate but not affecting image. Text block tight and firm. A good clean copy. Nicholas Saunderson (1682 - 1739) lectured on Newtonian philosophy, hydrostatics, mechanics, sound, astronomy, tides and optics at the University of Cambridge. Eventually he was appointed Lucasian Professor and elected F.R.S. This work is an important exposition of the Newtonian philosophy with a section of notes at the rear on the Newtonian propositions in Latin (pages 231 - 309). Dr Roger Cotes edited the second edition of the Principia. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, Volume I, page 55 - 56, No. 111. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO INDIA IN THE YEAR MDCCLIV. And an historical narrative of The Operations of the Squadron and Army in India, under the Command of Vice - Admiral Watson and Colonel Clive, in the Years 1755, 1756, 1757

      London, printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773.including a Correspondence between the Admiral and the Nabob Serajah Dowlah. Interspersed with Some interesting Passages relating to the Manners, Customs, &c. of several Nations in Indostan. Also, a Journey From Persia to England, by an unusual route. With an Appendix, Containing an Account of the Diseases prevalent in Admiral Watson?s Squadron: A Description of most of the Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, of India, with their real, or supposed, medicinal Virtues: Also a Copy of a Letter written by a late ingenious Physician, on the Disorders incidental to Europeans at Gombroon in the Gulph of Persia. FIRST EDITION 1773, 4to, approximately 265 x 210 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, 2 folding engraved maps and 13 engraved plates, 1 folding, pages: XII, 506, bound in early half calf over marbled boards, rebacked to style with raised bands and new gilt lettered red morocco label, endpapers renewed at some time, all edges red. Corners slightly worn with board showing at tips, marbled sides slightly rubbed, Reference Library bookplate on front pastedown, plus a small bookseller's stamp, and a signature on verso front endpaper, folding maps faintly browned, small closed tear to inner inner edge of each map with neat repair on reverse, no loss, small blind library stamp to top of title page and on plates (4 on image), 11 further blind stamps to top margins of text, occasional very light pale margin spotting, a few tiny ink spots to page 149, 1 on page 231, no loss of legibility, very faint offsetting to text opposite some plates. A very good sturdy copy. "Edward Ives (1719?1786), was a naval surgeon and traveller From 1753 to 1757 he was surgeon of the Kent, bearing the flag of Vice - Admiral Charles Watson as commander - in - chief in the East Indies. The squadron sailed via the Cape of Good Hope and Madagascar to India, where they visited the chief English settlements and major cities, Ives attending the company hospitals and staff in each place. On the admiral's death in August 1757, Ives resigned his appointment, and travelled home overland from Basrah, through Baghdad, Mosul, and Aleppo, thence by Cyprus, to Leghorn and Venice, and home through Germany and the Netherlands, arriving in England in March 1759. A Voyage from England to India described his journey to India, his experiences there, and his overland route home. Ives's presence at many of the events described and his close relationship with Vice - Admiral Watson give his historical narrative an unusual importance, and his accounts of the manners and customs of the inhabitants, of the diseases and medical practices, of the natural history, and of the products of the countries he visited, some then little known to Europeans, are those of an acute and, for his time, relatively enlightened observer. (ODNB). Cox Travel Volume I, page 299: "The appendix contains an 'Account of the Diseases prevalent in Adml. Watson's squadron, a description of most of the Trees, Shrubs, and Plants of India, with their medicinal virtues". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        FARMACOLOGIA TEORICO PRACTICA + ELEMENTA CHYMIAE + TABULAE FORMULARUM (PHOTOS)

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Venecia. 1756. Pergamino. Latin. 336Pag+98Pag+72Pag. 23x17. Cartheuser Johann Friedrich (1704-1777) fue un reconocido botanico aleman del siglo XVIII, profesor de quimica y farmacologia en la Universidad de Frankfurt. Magnifica Obra. Ref 1.6 Biblioteca D. N° de ref. de la libreria ABE-12250286869

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        A Compleat Body of Husbandry

      London, Osborne & Shipton 1756 - Folio, coloured frontispiece and engravings throughout; an excellent uncut copy in recent half calf. The first edition of a classic treatise on husbandry. The title-page states that the work encompasses 'Rules for performing, in the most profitable manner, the whole business of the Farmer and Country Gentleman, in Cultivating, Planting, and Stocking of Land'. Among many others, there are chapters on breeding and preserving cattle, the management of the orchard, the brewhouse and the dairy. The fine full-page and folding engravings, some handcoloured, show farming instruments, buildings, and plants. The whole work forms a compendium to rural pursuits during the eighteenth century. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Abhandlung von dem Daseyn und den Eigenschaften Gottes, von den Verbindlichkeiten der Natürlichen Religion, und der Wahrheit und Gewißheit der Christlichen Offenbarung, aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit seiner Lebensbeschreibung begleitet, von den Verbindlichkeiten der Natürlichen Religion, und der Wahrheit und Gewißheit der Christlichen Offenbarung, aus dem Englischen übersetzt und mit seiner Lebensbeschreibung begleitet

      Braunschweig und Hildesheim, Schr? 1756.. Braunschweig und Hildesheim, Schröder 1756.. XLVIII, 7 Bll., 592 S. Pappband d. Zt. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Der britische Frühaufklärer Samuel Clarke (1675-1729) war ein enger Vertrauter und Schüler Isaac Newtons; am bekanntesten ist er durch seinen unbeendeten Streit mit Leibniz geworden, in dem Clarke seine und die Philosophie von Newton gegen Einwände von Leibniz und gegen den Atheismus-Verdacht verteidigte, den Leibniz gegen Newton erhoben hatte. Clarke veröffentlichte den Schriftwechsel unter dem Titel "A Collection of Papers Which Passed between the Late Learned Mr. Leibnitz, and Dr. Clarke". - Berieben und bestoßen, unteres Rückenende mit kl. Fehlstelle.

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        HISTORIA I MIRACLES DE LA SAGRADA IMATGE DE NOSTRA SENYORA DE NURIA

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1756. Dr. Francesc Mares. 287pag + taula. 20x15. Miracles de la santissima Mare de Nuria. Bon estat per la seva epoca. Ref 1.3 Biblioteca A.

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        Essai sur l'histoire naturelle des corallines, et d'autres productions marines du même genre, qu'on trouve communement sur les cotes de la Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande; auquel on joint une description d'un grand polype de mer, pris auprès de pole arctique, par des pêcheurs de baleine, pendant l'eté de 1753. Traduit de l'anglois.

      Haag, P. de Hondt, 1756. 4:o. Front,XVI,125,(3) s. & XXXIX grav plr, varav 5 utvikbara. Titelsidan tryckt i rött och svart. Samtida nött marmorerat skinnbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerad rygg och röd titeletikett i marokäng. Ryggen hårdare nött och skinnet avskavt upp- och nedtill. Skinnet även ytligt avskavt på delar av två av ryggfälten och pärmarna med repor. Ett av pärmhörnen lite defekt. Några planscher och blad lätt bruntonade. Ovalt litet samtida exlibris med monogrammet "DF". Med gammal biblioteksstpl på försättsbladet och s. III och läkaren i Ypris H. L. Coppieters stpl på titelbladet.. Med tryckt dedikation till Lovisa Ulrika. Ellis naturalhistoria om koraller vid Englands och Irlands kuster, som utkommit första gången 1755, översattes även till holländska och tyska. I arbetet ingår även en text om en polyp funnen vid nordpolen av valfångstmän 1753. Planscherna är kopierade efter Ehret. John Ellis (omkring 1711-76) var irländsk naturforskare och verksam i London som köpman. Han brevväxlade bl.a. med Carl von Linné och var vän med Anders Sparrman. Daniel Solander ordnade och katalogiserade Ellis samlingar

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        The works of Alexander Pope Esq. In nine volumes complete. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; together with all his notes, as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death: printed from the octavo edition of Mr. Warburton.

      H. Lintot, A. Millar, J. & R. Tonson and S Draper, and C Bathurst, London 1756 - 9 volumes, 16mo, 24 engraved plates; some light marginal worming to the first gathering in vol. IV, rear cover of vol. VI nearly separated, otherwsie a very good, attractive set in contemporary full calf, red morocco labels, gilt-decorated spines. good and textually important set in full contemporary speckled calf, red morocco labels on spines. The first complete rendering of Pope's works, first published in 1751 in octavo, and here reissued for the first time in sestimo. NCBEL 510. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Laere om de naturlige Vande.

      . Samt Grundig Undersögning af de Vande, Som findes udi Kiöbenhavn og dens Egne, og til allehaande Nytte af dens Indbyggere meest blive anvendte. Naest Oplösning paa det Spörsmaal: Hvilket Vand der er det bedste? Kbhvn.: L.H. Lillie 1756. Med en kobberstukket titelvignet, en foldet tabel, samt to foldede handkolorerede tavler af vanddyr. [24] + 134 + [2] s. Samt. smukt helldr. med forgyldt ryg. St.p.fbl. Ryggen naensomt rep.<br>With an engraved title-vignette, one folding table, and two folding handcoloured plates showing water insects. Nice contp. full leather, spine gilt. Stamp on flyleaf. Spine neatly rep. * An early Danish book on spring water. Bibl. Dan. I, 814..

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        America septentrionalis

      Nürnberg, Homann Heirs, 1756. <b>Nordamerika.</b>"America Septentrionalis a Domino d'Anville in Galliis edita nunc in Anglia Coloniis in Interiorem Virginiam deductis nec non Fluvii Ohio cursu ...". Orig. copper-engraving after d'Anville's map. Published in Nuremberg by Homann Heirs, 1756. Coloured in outline. With ornamental title-cartouche and German explanatory notes ("Eingriffe der Franzosen" in upper left corner, and "Was die Engelaender rechtmaessiger Weise im vesten Land haben" in lower right corner). 46:51 cm.. A map of the British Colonies in North America from New Foundland in the North to Florida in the South with Great Lakes right of center.

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        Die Propheten nebst denen Büchern, so man Apocrypha nennet

      Gotha: Heinrich Hansche, 1756. Gotha: Heinrich Hansche, 1756. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Undated ca. 1756. Full contemporary calf, hinges splitting but binding more or less sound. Scattered foxing and minor stains, early pages soiled, a few old library marks including to the spine. Old manuscript note on the front pastedown, a few marginal notes in pencil. 474pp.& & A fine edition of the prophets and Apocrypha with commentary and a lovely extra engraved title. Attractively typeset in two columns.& & Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Inventory No: 044602.

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        Hebammenkunst.

      Hirschberg u. Liegnitz, David Siegert, 1756.. 8°. 8 nn. Bll., 620 S., 10 v. 11 nn. Bll. 30 v. 31 Kupf. ( davon 16 gef.). HPgt. Ber. u. fl. Gebr., wasserfl., mehrere Randbemerkungen, 2 Kupf. m. kl. Einrissen. Solider Zustand.. Auf Wunsch gerne Foto via e-mail.

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        THE LIFE OF JOHN BUNCLE, Esq; Containing Various Observations and Reflections, Made in Several Parts of the World and Many Extraordinary Relations

      London: Printed for J. Noon., 1756. London: Printed for J. Noon.. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 1756. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo (13 X 21cm) pp. [16], 511 + [1 advert]; title page, preface, contents errata. Contemporary full calf binding with fve raised bands to the spine; binding vvery good with a little general wear and rubbing, a few superficial cracks to the front joint, slightly chipped to top right head of spine. Contents clean and tight, original end papers, previous owner&#39;s initials to end papers, just a few pages with slight foxing otherwise unmarked. A very good copy of the scarce first edition. .

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        HISTOIRE DES NAVIGATIONS AUX TERRES AUSTRALES

      Paris. 1756.. Paris. 1756.. Two volumes. [2],xiv,463pp. [and pp.437-50, pagination repeated]; [2],513,[1]pp., plus seven folding maps. This set lacks the 6pp. of errata sometimes found. Quarto. Contemporary calf; rebacked, gilt leather labels. Corners slightly worn. Older institutional stamps removed from titlepages; contemporary authorship note on each titlepage. Minor foxing and toning, some light scattered soiling. About very good. A fundamentally important work on early exploration and discovery in the Pacific. Charles de Brosses was president of the Burgundian Parlement, and a shareholder in the French India Company. His work is the first collection of voyages to deal exclusively with the Pacific, and was intended to spur French commercial activity and colonization in the region. Brosses includes a long essay on the advantages to be gained from discoveries and an actual plan for a voyage and settlement. His ideas influenced Bougainville on the French navigator&#39;s Pacific explorations and colonization of the Falklands. Captain Cook took a copy of Brosses&#39; work with him on his first voyage, which is ironic in that part of the author&#39;s aim was to preempt and challenge British exploration in the Pacific. John Callendar largely copied Brosses&#39; work for his TERRA AUSTRALIS COGNITA (1768). Brosses coined several important terms in this work, including "Australasia" and "Polynesia," though the idea of calling the southeastern Pacific "Magellanica" has not survived. "This is an extremely important and thorough collection of voyages, and one of the outstanding works relating to the early history of Australasia. It contains an account of all voyages, beginning with the second expedition of Vespucci in 1502 and ending in 1747, in which navigators touched upon the supposed southern continent of Magellaniea, which is now represented by Australia and some scattered islands in the Antarctic regions. It also contains the voyages of Magellan, Drake, Hawkins, Nodal, Schouten, Tasman, and others. The work...is of special importance because in it Brosses proposes that France should settle Australia with her foundlings, beggars, and criminals" - Hill. The collection contains several significant maps, including Vaugondy&#39;s "Carte reduite de l&#39;Australie pour servir a la lecture de l&#39;Histoire des Terres Australes." There are also maps of the Caroline Islands, New Guinea, and the Straits of Magellan, among others. A rare and important work. SABIN 8388. HILL, p.34. KROEPELIEN 132. TOOLEY, MAPPING OF AUSTRALIA AND ANTARCTICA, pp.215, 294. AUSTRALASIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY PART I, p.59. O&#39;REILLY & REITMAN 93. COX I, pp.17-18. SPENCE 154. NMM I:39. Dunmore, FRENCH EXPLORERS IN THE PACIFIC I, pp.45-50.

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        La paysanne parvenue, ou les mémoires de la Marquise L. V.

      Chez Prault & fils 1756 - - Chez Prault & fils, A Paris _1756, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. pet. in 12 (8x14,5cm), 378pp. et 308pp. et 326pp. et 386pp., relié. - Nouvelle édition après l'originale parue en 1735 et 1736. Plein veau blond marbré d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge.et de tomaison en maroquin havane. Manque en tête des tomes I et III. Manque en queue du tome I. Un accroc avec manque en queue du mors supérieur du tome IV. Coins émoussés. Malgré les défauts cités, assez bon exemplaire à l'agréable aspect. Glissant sur la vague romanesque lancée par Le paysan parvenue de Marivaux, le chevalier de Mouhy emprunte le concept développé par l'auteur de la vie de Marianne, à savoir l'introduction dans la bonne société d'une jeune paysanne à la fois naïve, sensible et rusée. Celle-ci nous livre d'une manière souvent fort perspicace et comique, dans ce roman de moeurs, au moyen de ses aventures peu banales, le portrait de la société de la première moitié du XVIIIIe. 378pp. et 308pp. et 326pp. et 386pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Uberlingische Belagerung. Das ist: Abdruck-Schreibens an die Römische Kayserliche Majestät Ferdinandum II. von Burgermeister und Rath des H. Rö. Reichs-Stadt Uberlingen abgangen. Darinnen ausführlich berichtet wird, Mit was Macht und Gewalt Gustav Horn, schwedischer Feld-Marschall, den 23. April 1634. Jahres ermelte Stadt angefallen, beschossen, gestürmet und den 16. May wieder verlassen müssen / [Johann Heinrich von Pflaumern].

      [S.l.], 1756 (Costantz : Labhart), 1756.. 40 S., 19,5 cm, Broschiert, Softcover/Paperback,. Zustand: altersentsprechend etwas deutliche Gebrauchsspuren, aussen berieben und bestossen, mit einigen Griffspuren u. Randläsuren, teils etwas altersfleckig, sonst altersgemäß ordentliche Erhaltung. Altdeutsch / Frakturschrift; Uberlingische Belagerung. Das ist: Abdruck-Schreibens an die Römische Kayserliche Majestät Ferdinandum II. von Burgermeister und Rath des H. Rö. Reichs-Stadt Uberlingen abgangen. Darinnen ausführlich berichtet wird, Mit was Macht und Gewalt Gustav Horn, schwedischer Feld-Marschall, den 23. April 1634. Jahres ermelte Stadt angefallen, beschossen, gestürmet und den 16. May wieder verlassen müssen / [Johann Heinrich von Pflaumern].

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        "The naval history of Britain, from the earliest periods of which there are accounts in history, to the conclusion of the year MDCCLVI. Compiled from the papers of the late Honourable Captain George Berkley, Commander of His Majesty&#39;s ship Windsor..."

      London: T. Osborne and J. Shipton [et al.], 1756. London: T. Osborne and J. Shipton [et al.]. 1756. "First edition, folio, pp. iv, [6], 576, 573-706 (text is continuous despite the pagination); lacking the final leaf (adverts.?); text in double column; title page printed in red and black; originally issued in 60 parts, and the make-up of plates seems to vary from copy to copy; in the present copy there are 2 engraved maps (1 folding - ""Europe and Africa,"" and ""Asia and America with the Great South Sea""), and total of 47 engraved plates (40 of them portraits of kings, queens, captains, etc. and many obviously extra plates bound in); full speckled paneled calf antique, gilt-decorated spine in 7 compartments, red morocco label in 1, gilt ships in the others; overall a fine-looking copy.& & OCLC records cite plate counts of 9, 10, or 13; clearly this copy is extra-illustrated, though I think from an early date given the light offset of the portraits; Sabin 4888; NUC and Lowndes I, p. 162 both attribute the work to Hill; National Maritime Museum Catalogue V, no. 8. "

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        THE METHOD OF FLUXIONS

      London, printed for A. Millar; J. Whiston and B. White; L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1756.. London, printed for A. Millar; J. Whiston and B. White; L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1756.. applied to a select number of useful problems: together with the demonstration of Mr. Cotes&#146;s forms of fluents in the second part of his Logometria; the analysis of the problems in his Scholium generale; and an explanation of the principal propositions of Sir Isaac Newton&#39;s Philosophy. 1756, 8vo, approximately 210 x 135 mm, 8 x 5¼ inches, 12 folding engraved geometrical plates, pages: xxiv, 309, [3], final page is blank, rebound in full modern panel calf, maroon gilt lettered label, gilt decoration and rules to spine, new endpapers. Small closed tear to margin corner of Plate V, neatly repaired, Plate XII slightly dusty in the margins, slightly creased and with small neat repairs with archival tape to outer margins, 1 just running into plate but not affecting image. Text block tight and firm. A good clean copy. Nicholas Saunderson (1682-1739) lectured on Newtonian philosophy, hydrostatics, mechanics, sound, astronomy, tides and optics at the University of Cambridge. Eventually he was appointed Lucasian Professor and elected F.R.S. This work is an important exposition of the Newtonian philosophy with a section of notes at the rear on the Newtonian propositions in Latin (pages 231-309). Dr Roger Cotes edited the second edition of the Principia. Babson Collection of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, Volume I, page 55-56, No. 111. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Über die Bildung des Volkes zur Industrie. Erster Theil (mehr nicht erschienen). Göttingen, Vandenhoek u. Ruprecht 1791. 8°. 6 Bll., 364 S., Pbd. d. Zt.

      . . Kress B.2233 - Humpert 9908 - nicht in Krieg.- Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten.- Der 1. Teil handelt von der "Bildung des Bauernstandes zur Industrie".- Arnold Wagemann (1756-1834), ein Vertreter der Industrieschulbewegung des 18. Jahrhunderts, charakterisierte die Bauern und Kinder (!) folgendermaßen: "Beide sind vom Sinnlichen sehr abhängig, weil es ihnen an Kenntnissen fehlt, die sie über das Sinnliche hinaus erheben könnten.".- Titel mit gelöschtem Stempel, nur wenig braunfleckig, Ebd. berieben u. bestoßen, Rücken mit kl. Bezugsfehlstellen.- Vorsatz mit eigenh., mehrz. Widmung des Verfassers: "Dr. Hochwürden dem Herrn ConsistorialRath Schlegel als ein Zeichen wahrer Verehrung von dem Verfasser." !

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        La Double folie [relié à la suite :] Le Momus françois ou les Avantures divertissantes du duc de Roquelaure, ou les Mémoires que l&#39;auteur a trouvez dans le cabinet du maréchal d&#39;H..... duquel il a été secrétaire. Donné au public par le Sieur L. R

      Livre. Bon. Cuir. Ed. originale. Petit In-12. 3 volumes reliés en un. (I) sl, sn, 1756, XVI - 152 pp., (II et III) Cologne, Chez Pierre Marteau, 1746, 2 ff. n. ch. dont table - 96 pp. - 1 f. n. ch. 79 (1) pp., 15 x 8 cm (R), petit in-12, reliure en pleine basane de l&#39;époque, dos lisse orné, tranches rouges. Edition originale pour le premier texte, très rare, dont voici la fiche rédigée par la BnF : "Par J.-B.-M. Magny, d&#39;après Barbier. - Publié sous permission tacite accordée le 8 janvier 1756 sans nom de bénéficiaire (BnF, ms. fr. 21994, n° 518) ; impr. en France, peut-être à Paris, d&#39;après les matériel et usages typogr. ainsi que le papier (Généralité d&#39;Alençon). - Ornement au titre gr. sur bois ; bandeaux et culs-de-lampe typogr.. - Table et errata ". Quant à lui, Cioranescu ne cite, sans doute par erreur, qu&#39;une édition de 1758. Etiquette de la bibliothèque de J. H. Scrive-Loyer et ex-libris gravé (Nicole, Conseiller). Coiffes élimées, deux encoches de coiffe fendillées, coins lég. émoussés, un feuillet relié à l&#39;envers. (Conlon 56:1069 ; Cioranescu, 41306).

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        FARMACOLOGIA TEORICO PRACTICA + ELEMENTA CHYMIAE + TABULAE FORMULARUM (PHOTOS)

      Apud Dominicum Deregni - Venecia. 1756. Pergamino. Latín. 336Pág+98Pág+72Pág. 23x17. Cartheuser Johann Friedrich (1704-1777) fue un reconocido botánico alemán del siglo XVIII, profesor de química y farmacología en la Universidad de Frankfurt. Magnífica Obra. Ref 1.6 Biblioteca D. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-12250286869 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Twaalf redeneeringen over nuttige muzikaale onderwerpen, verhandelende: 1) Algemeene beginselen 2) Hwet waare oogmerk van 't ut, re, mi enz. 3-4) De frondtoonen der Kerkpsalmen 5) Het regte gebruik van zangmuziek 6) Den oorsprong der zangkonst 7) Het wezen der muziek [etc.]

      . Amsterdam : Olofsen, 1756. - 2 Bll., 699 S., [31] S. [Register] + 20 S. Noten-Falttafeln [Gestochen]. 8vo. Pappband d. Zt. Titelblatt lose. Vorderes Umschlagblatt überklebt vom Musikmanuskript. Rücken fransig. Hinteres Umschlagblatt lose. Einige Bll. mit Randschaden von Wurmlöchern, teils auch wasserrandig. Ohne Textverlust..

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