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        Histoire de Marie de Bourgogne, fille de Charles le Téméraire, femme de Maximilien, premier Archiduc d'Autriche, depuis Empereur

      Chez Leclerc 1757 - In-12 (10x17.5 cm), relié pleine basane, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés, tranches rouges, (XII pour la préface de l'auteur)-feuillet non paginé contenant la table des chapitres en début d'ouvrage-291 pages pour le texte, culs-de-lampe, ouvrage de Gabriel-Henri Gaillard selon Barbier ; mors supérieur fendu sur 7 cm, un très léger manque à la coiffe supérieure, coins frottés, intérieur assez frais, bel état général. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Conquete du Port Mahon sur les Anglois par l'Armee Frencoise Commandee par Mr. Mr. De Marechal Duc de Richelieu le 29. Juin 1756. Almanach Pour L'Annee M. DCC. LII

      1757. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Druckplatte: 52 x 70 cm. Extremely rare separately published print shows the Battle of Minorca with the attack on Port Mahon (Mao) on 29th June 1756. In the background ships, a view of the city and attack on the fortresses. In the front portrait of Louis Francois Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de Richelieu with other French officers. Surrounded with a beautiful Baroque cartouche, in the lower part calander (Almanach) for the year 1757. Published by Francois Philippe Charpentier (1734-1817). Charpentier was a French engraver and inventor, later "Royal Mechanician" (Mecanicien du Roi) working in a studio in the gardens of the Louvre. With vivid original coloring. No examples of this print are known in the libraries. Slightly age toned, soft folds, white margins slightly stained, with small partly repaired tears, slightly affecting the plate, otherwise in a good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Sämmtliche Schriften Vollständig vom Verfasser selbst besorgte, verbesserte und vermehrte Orginal-Ausgabe letzter Hand. Mit königlich württembergischen Privilegien.

      Scheibles Buchhandlung, Stuttgart.,. 1.Aufl. 30 in 17 Bd. (1 Band 28/29 fehlt) 31 Stahlstiche, gute Drucke. 13,5x11,5cm in einigen Bänden Stockflecken, die lackierte Halblederbände mit floralem Rückenschmuck vergoldet, wirken brilliant und sind in einem wunderschönem Zustand (2+). Der Jurist, Zensor und Schriftsteller August Friedrich Langbein (1757 - 1835) zählte mit seinen ins Frivole gehenden komischen Erzählungen, Romanen, Gedichten und Dramen zu den beliebtesten Modeautoren seiner Zeit, dem sogar Schiller und Wieland ihre Almanache als Publikationsmöglichkeit öffneten. "In Langbeins Manier" schreiben hieß, sich "jener kleinen Formen (zu bedienen), die aus der Rokokotradition kommend bis zur Restaurationszeit hinüber zum beliebtesten Genre der Unterhaltungsliteratur zählten". Wie Arno Schmidt nachwies, haben sich G. Keller, E. T. A. Hoffmann u.a. stoffliche Anregungen bei Langbein geholt. BLkö

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        Natürliche und Politische Historie der Inseln Färöe (2 Bände in 1)

      Kopenhagen und Leipzig, Pelt, 1757.. worinn die Luft, Grund und Boden, Gewässer, Thiere, Vögel, Fische, usw. das Naturel, die Gewohnheiten, Lebensart der Einwohner dieser Inseln und ihre Verfassung beschrieben werden. Der 2. Teil mit dem Titel : Geschichte der Thaten der Einwohner von den Inseln Färöe von Thormodus Torfäus. Mit 2 (1 gefalteten) Kupfertafeln, 1 gefalteten Karte, 8 Blatt, 318 Seiten; 8 Blatt (statt 12, es fehlen 4 Blatt der Vorrede), 162 Seiten, 15 Blatt, Pappband der Zeit, 17,5 x 12 cm,. Einband etwas berieben, Titel von Band 1 mit alt hinterlegtem Riß, innen sauber.

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        Memoires sur l'art de la guerre, de Maurice, Comte de Saxe, Duc de Courlande et de Semigalle, Marechal des Armees de S. M. T. etc. Nouvelle edition conforme a l'original et augmentee du Traite des legions, ainsi que de quelques Lettres de cet illustre capitaine sur ses operations militaires.

      A Dresde [Dresden], Chez George Conrad Walther, Libraire du Roi 1757.. 8°. 4 Bll., 493 SS., 2 Bll. Titel in Rot und Schwarz. 3 Falttabellen i. Text, 13 gest. Falttafeln i. Anhang (so cpl.). Perg. d.Zt. (etwas fleckig, Rücken i. Fuss mit Resten einer Etikette) mit mont. Rückenschild (dieses etwas fleckig), alls. rot gesprenkelter Schnitt. Erste Lage leicht gebräunt, Seiten wenig (stock-) fleckig. Etwas Alters-, wenig eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren, div. hs. Nummern a. Vorsatzspiegel, Vortitel u. Titel, mehrf. ident. gestempelt (österr. Militärbibliothek). Gesamthaft weitestgehend sauberes, recht gutes u. relativ gepflegtes Exemplar.. Jordan 2621; BNF no. FRBNF32607109; vgl. http://books.google.ch/books?id=tXWuhPhMzrcC&dq=intitle:memoires+art+guerre+inauthor:saxe&as_brr=3&ie=ISO-8859-1&redir_esc=y - Stempel (auch alle Tfn. verso) 'Bibliothek K. K. Marine'. - Erstmals postum in Grossformat bzw. in 2 Oktav-Bänden 1756 unter dem Titel 'Les Reveries, ou Memoires sur l'art de la guerre, de Maurice, comte de Saxe' (vgl. BNF und Graesse; Jordan 2617 u. 2618). -- Moritz Graf von Sachsen (Goslar 1696-1750 Chambord), französischer Feldherr. "1709 ins sächsische Heer eingetreten, sammelte der 1711 legitimierte natürliche Sohn Augusts des Starken im Kampf gegen Franzosen, Schweden und konföderierte Polen erste militärische Erfahrungen. 1716/17 nahm er als Volontär am 1. Türkenkrieg Kaiser Karls VI. teil und wechselte später mit dem Rang eines 'marechal de camp' (7.8.1720) in französische Dienste über. [..] Den Polnischen Thronfolgekrieg machte er [..] in der französischen Rheinarmee [Armee du Rhin] mit. Während des Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieges kämpfte Moritz von Sachsen 1741-1743 im Verband der 'Hilfstruppen', die König Ludwig XV. von Frankreich Karl (VII.) Albrecht gegen Maria Theresia zur Verfügung stellte. [.. Er wurde] zum Marschall von Frankreich ernannt (26.3.1744) und anschliessend auf dem niederländischen Kriegsschauplatz eingesetzt. Hier [in Flandern, im Rahmen des Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieges 1740-1748] gelangen ihm mit den Siegen von Fontenoy (11.5.1745), Rocourt [Rocour, Roccourt, i.e. Schlacht bei Roucoux] (11.10.1746) und Laaffelt (2.7.1747) und der Eroberung der wichtigsten Plätze (darunter im Mai 1748 Maastricht) entscheidende Erfolge gegen die Verbündeten. [..] Nach Kriegsende zog sich der im April 1746 naturalisierte, mit Ehrungen und Würden [..] reich bedachte 'marechal de Saxe' ins Privatleben zurück und verbrachte seine letzten Lebensjahre vorwiegend in Chambord, das ihm Ludwig XV. 1745 überlassen hatte. Auf militärtheoretischem Gebiet leistete Moritz von Sachsen, einer der bedeutendsten Feldherren des 18. Jahrhunderts, mit den Ende 1732 entstandenen 'Reveries' (1756 von Z. de Pazzi de Bonneville erstmals herausgebracht) einen wesentlichen, die fernere kriegswissenschaftliche Diskussion befruchtenden Beitrag. [..]" (M. Hochedlinger, in: NDB 18, 1997). - In Paris "legte er in seiner Schrift 'Mes Reveries' 1732 ('1757) seine weit über die zeitgenössische Theorie und Praxis hinausgehenden Gedanken zu einer neuen Strategie nieder, die Friedrich den Grossen von Preussen stark beeinflussten." (Rössler/Franz, Biogr. Wörterbuch zur deutschen Geschichte, 1952, p. 601). Bemerkenswerterweise findet sich heute kaum eine eingehendere fachspezifische Würdigung, die es erlauben würde, diese Theorie in relativ einfacher Weise einem Kanon der Kriegskunst einzufügen (nicht bei Daniels, Geschichte des Kriegswesens, und nur wenige vereinzelt eingestreute Erwähnungen bei Delbrück, Geschichte der Kriegskunst 4, 1920; Max Jähns, Handbuch einer Geschichte des Kriegswesens, reicht nur bis zur Renaissance). Gemäss NDB bespricht Jähns die 'Reveries' allerdings in seiner 'Geschichte d. Kriegswissenschaften (Bd. 2, 17. u. 18. Jh., 1890, pp. 1500-1510), welcher Band aber digital noch nicht zugänglich ist.

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        Il Decamerone.

      Paris ("Londra"), 1757.. 1. Aufl. dieser Ausgabe, d.h. mit diesen IllustrationenCohen/Ricci Sp. 158ff. - Sander 182. - Fürstenberg 78). Mit 1 gest. Porträt, 5 Titelkupfern, 110 Kupfertafeln nach H. Gravelot, Boucher, Cochin und Eisen sowie 111 gest. typogr. Kopfvignetten und 99 gest. Schlußvignetten 8°, Grüner Halbledereinband mit reicher Goldprägung, goldgeprägtem Titelrückenschild auf Rücken, marmorierter Deckelbezug, Rücken von Band 1 berieben, Einbandkanten leicht berieben, Kapitale leicht bestossen, innen teils gering braunfleckig, insgesamt schönes breitrandiges Exemplar in einem dekorativen Einband.. "Dem Boccaccio hat Gravelot eine ganze Anzahl seiner schönsten Blätter beigesteuert. Man sieht hier .. wie sehr ihm lustspielhafte Szenen liegen. Diese Illustration Gravelots wirkte nicht nur durch ihre künstlerische Qualität sensationell, sondern auch durch einen bei diesem Meister bisher ungewohnten Umfang. Der leichte Geist der Frührenaissance ist hier mit der Grazie des 'dixhuitieme' so vollständig vermählt worden, daß eine fast fehlerlose Einheit entstanden ist. Diese Illustration zählt denn auch mit Recht zu den glänzendsten des Zeitalters" (Fürstenberg).

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        Dictionnaire portatif de peinture, sculpture et gravure; Avec un Traite pratique des differentes manieres de peindre, Dont la theorie est developpee dans les Articles qui en sont susceptibles. Ouvrage utile aux artistes, aux Eleves & aux Amateurs.

      Paris, Bauche, 1757.. In-8, plein veau marbre de l'epoque, dos a 5 nerfs orne de caissons fleuronnes et cloisonnes, piece de titre de veau fauve, filet sur les coupes, tranches rouges (petit accroc a un coin), (2), cxxviij, 565 p., (5) p., texte sur 2 colonnes, 8 planches gravees pliees hors texte. Edition originale illustree de 8 planches depliantes contenant la reproduction de 68 outils, instruments et machines pour la peinture, la gravure et la sculpture, dont une "camera obscura" et une presse a estampes. Les 128 premieres pages contiennent un 'Traite pratique des differentes manieres de peindre', a savoir: huile, fresque, verre, cire, email, etc. Le reste de l'ouvrage est un dictionnaire alphabetique des termes de la peinture, de la sculpture et de la gravure. "Constitue une mine d'informations sur la peinture au XVIIIeme siecle". "Table alphabetique des peintres les plus celebres" en fin. (A. Becq, 'Genese de l'esthetique francaise', p. 896. France litteraire, VII, 57). Bel exemplaire, bien relie a l'epoque..

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        Kleinigkeiten von G. E. Leßing. Neue Auflage.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig [d.i. Stuttgart, bei Johann Benedict Metzler] 1757.. 8°. (16 x 10 cm). Titel mit Titelkupfer (G. A. Fridrich), 100 S., 2 nn. Bll. (Inhalt), zahlr. Holzschnittvignetten. Pappband d. Zt. mit jeweils drei flieg. Vor- u. Nachsatzbll., auf dem ersten eine hs. Widmung u. der dez. Stempel eines Sammlers. Auf Bütten gedruckt, nahezu fleckenfrei. Einbandbezug fleckig u. mit kleinen Einrissen am Rücken.. Zweite Auflage von Lessing's spielerisch heiteren Gedichten zu Liebe und Wein. Die erste Auflage mit 65 Gedichten und Liedern erschien 1751; ab der vorliegenden zweiten Auflage um 21 Stücke vermehrt, ist sie als erste vollständige Ausgabe zu bezeichnen. Höchst selten.- Vgl. Goedeke IV,1,361,36 b; vgl. Seifert 175.

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        Disputationes ad morborum historiam et curationem facientes. Quas collegit, edidit et regensuit Albertus Hallerus.

      Lausanne, Marci-Michael Bousquet (Band 7: Sigismund d'Arnay), 1757-1760.. 7 Bände in 8 Bänden. 4°. Mit 8 gestochenen Titelvignetten und 34 (davon 20 gefaltete) Tafeln. Neuere Halblederbände mit roten, goldgeprägten Rückenschildern im Stile der Zeit.. Bibliographia Halleriana 1085. - Lunsgaard 705. - Waller 3998. - Wellcome III, 199. - Blake 195. - Erste Ausgabe. - Dritte Sammlung von Dissertationen nach den "Disputationes anatomica" in 7 Bänden und den "Disputationes chirurgica" in 5 Bänden. Hallers Sammelausgaben wiederspiegeln sein Genie aus der Gesamtheit der medizinischen Produktion die wichtigen und entscheidenden Texte herauszufiltern. Seine Fähigkeit nicht nur die historischen Schriften zu kennen und bewerten zu können, sondern zudem die Schriften der Gegenwart in seine Arbeit einzubeziehen sind einmalig. - Vollkommen unbeschnittenes, breitrandiges und annähernd fleckenloses Exemplar.

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        Manuel de l'artificier. Seconde edition, revue, corrigee et augmentee.

      Paris, Jombert, 1757.. (17 x 9,5 cm). (4) 3, 141 (3) S. Mit 12 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 5 gefalteten Tabellen. Dekorativer Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung.. Zweite Ausgabe, um eine Tafel und 13 Seiten vermehrt. - "Perrinet d'Orval was an officer in the French army Corps of Engineers. Due to errors made by earlier bibliographers, some of his works were credited to Frezier, a contemporary pyrotechnist... All the above listed works are clearly credited to Perrinet d'Orval.... The first edition of 'Manuel de l'Artificier' published in 1755 is very scarce, only twelve copies are supposed to have been issued. The 1757 edition contains a large section dealing with Chinese fireworks as described by Pierre d'Incarville" (Philip). - Die dekorativen Tafeln zeigen den Feuerwerker bei der Arbeit und die verschiedensten Feuerwerkskörper und Raketen. - Vorsatz mit Besitzvermerk von alter Hand. Einband gering bestoßen, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes dekoratives Exemplar. - Philip P060.4

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        Quaestiones saepius motae super methodo inoculandi variolas, ad ques directa eruditorum responsa hucusque desiderantur; indirecta minus satisfacere videntur: Orbi medico denuo propositae. Mit Holzschnitt-Druckermarke.

      Wien, J(ohann) T(homas) Trattner 1757.. 80 S. Gr.-8°. Ldr. d. Zt. mit reicher barocker Rückenvergoldung und Ldr.-RSchild ("A. DE HAEN. VARIA").. Erste Ausgabe. - Angebunden 3 weitere frühe Schriften von de Haen im Erstdruck: I.: Ders.: Refutation de l'inoculation servant de reponse a deux pieces qui ont paru cette annee 1759. Dont la primiere est und dissertatin par [Charles] M. de la Condamine, et la seconde, une lettre de [Samuel A.] Tyssot. Ebenda 1759. 12 nn. Bll., 143 S. - Erste Ausgabe. - II.: Ders.: Theses pathologicae de Haemorrhoidibus, a medicinae studiosis ordine defendendae, et oppugnandae, die IX. Martii 1759... in palatio universitatis. Mit 1 Holzschnitt-Druckermarke ("Altius") a. d. Titelblatt. Ebenda 1759. 6 nn. Bll., 89 S. - Erste Ausgabe. - III.: Tissot, [Samuel A.] (Hrsg.): Lettre a Haen, en reponse a ses questions sur l'inoculation. Sere est in periculo consilium quaerere. Mit Holzschn.-Druckermarke ("Altius"). Ebenda 1759. 102 S. - Erste Ausgabe. - Anton de Haen (1704-1776) ist "einer der bedeutendsten Schüler Boerhaave's, wurde durch seinen früheren Mitschüler van Swieten bei der durch diesen bewirkten Neugestaltung des medizinischen Unterrichts in Österreich als Lehrer der medizinischen Klinik nach Wien berufen" (Hirsch/H. III/9). Er was Mitbegründer der Wiener Medizinischen Schule und wurde nach Gerald van Swietens Tod Leibarzt von Maria Theresia. - Einband leicht berieben. Kapitale bestoßen, oberes mit sehr kleiner Fehlstelle. Hinteres fliegendes Vorsatzblatt fehlt. Innen nahezu verlagsfrische Ausgaben. - Sehr schöne barocke Ausgabe dieser seltenen Schriften. - We accept all main credit cards. - Wir akzeptieren Kreditkarten. - *** 82 Jahre Antiquariat Arno Adler (1932-2014) ***

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        M. Tullii Ciceronis Orationum Cum Argumentis. Tomus I-III.

      Mediolani (Mailand): Apud Joseph Marellum, 1757.. 3 Bde., in sich komplett. 499; 452; 444 S. Kl. 8°, Ppbd. mit Rückenschildchen.. Einbände stark abgenutzt und z. T. Rücken aufgeplatzt (Bd. 2 und vor allem Bd. 3), Seiten biegsam ohne Tendenz zur Brüchigkeit. Besitzervermerk in Innendeckel und/oder Fliegendem Blatt. - Bd. 1 Buchblock in gutem Zustand, einzelne Tintenflecken und Bleistiftmarginalien (Ziffern). Bd. 2: Titelblatt und ca. 50 S. mit nach hinten abnehmendem braunen Wasserfleck, einzelnen Tintenflecken; Buchblock gebrochen. Bd. 3: Im Gelenk gebrochen, verblasste Zeichnung auf Vorsatz und in Innendeckel hinten, einzelne Tintenflecken.

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        "Accurata et novissima repraesentatio ichnographica Hannoverae". Stadtgrundriss mit drei großen Kartuschen (Titel, Wappen von Alt- und Neustadt und dem Gericht), einem gestochenen historischen Text sowie umfangreiche gestochene Erklärungen am unteren Rand.

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von T.C. Lotter, 1757, 49 x 56 cm.. Der seltene Stadtplan in kräftigem alten Flächenkolorit und vorzüglicher Erhaltung.

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        Histoire generale des Voiages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voiages par mer et par terre, Qui ont ete publiees jusqu'a present dans les differentes Langues des toutes les Nations connues.

      Paris, Didot 1757 f.. Bde. 50 - 54 (v. 80). Insg. 5 Bde. kl.-8°. Mit 8 (v. ?) Kupfertaf. (dav. 1 gefalt.) u. 1 gefalt. Tab. Kalbslederbde. d. Zt. m. Rückensch., reicher Rückengoldpräg., Stehkantenvergold. - (Histoire generale des Voiages, Depuis le commencement du XVe. Siecle). Sabin 65403; Cox I, 33; Graesse V, 440 - Bd. 50: Suite de la Conquete de Perou; Bd. 51: Suite de Descriptions des Provinces de l'Amerique Meridionale; Bd. 52: Suite de la Description du Perou; Bd. 53: Continuation des Voiages, des Decouvertes & des Etablissemens dans l'Amerique Meridionale; Bd. 54: Continuation de Voiages, des Decouvertes & des Etablissemens dans l'Amerique Meridionale. - Die Kupfer zeigen die Niagarafälle, Indianer, Tiere, Schiffe etc.

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        Bd. 50: Histoire generale des voyages, ou nouvelle Collection de toutes les relations de Voyages par mer et par terre.

      Paris, Didot, 1757.. 2 Bll., XII, 490 SS. m. 9 ( davon 8 mehrf. gefalt.) Kst.- Tafeln, 8°, GLdr. d. Zt. m. Rvg.. Bd 50 der Pariser Oktavausgabe. Beschreibt die Reisen in Südamerika. Mit Karten von Kolumbien, 2 Karten von Peru, 1 Karte von Paraguay sowie Stadtplänen von Carthagena, Portobello, Lima und Cusco.

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        'Mappa Geographica Regni Poloniae ...per Homannianos Heredes. Norimb. A. MDCCLLVII.':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Tobias Mayer b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, dat. 1757, 47 x 52,5 (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request). Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. E - J., S. 361f. - Zeigt das Königreich Polen. - Oben rechts Kartusche mit Kartentitel in 10 Zeilen; über der Karte zusätzliche französische Titelkopfleiste in 2 Zeilen; unten links Kartusche mit Wappen, Allegorien u. 2 versch. Meilenzeigern.

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        A Dissertation on False Religion: Also Essays and Letters on Various Subjects. A New Edition, With Alterations and large Additions; Particularly an Appendix to the Dissertation on False Religion, containing Answers to some Objects which have been made against it. Likewise an Index to the Whole

      London: Printed for T. Osborne, and J. Shipton..., 1757. London: Printed for T. Osborne, and J. Shipton..., 1757. 8vo, 200 x 124 mms., pp. [vii], viii - xiii [xiv blank, xv Errata, xvi blank], 377 [378 blank, 379 - 415 Index, 416 blank], contemporary calf; corners a little worn, front joint very slightly rubbed, but generally a very good copy. This edition is in fact considerably expanded from the first edition of 1739. For the 1739 edition ESTC T96099 claims that it was "reprinted in 1757 with the addition of an essay on false religion." In fact, the essay on false religion appears on pages 216 - 291 in the 1739 edition, but the two texts differ greatly. Several essays appear in this 1757 edition that did not appear in the 1739, e. g., the cumbersomely-titled "To The Most Noble, the Right Honourable, the Honourable Nobility and Gentry Associated for the Preservation of the Game"; dated 5 April 1756, it claims "That we are in the utmost danger of losing our country [to the French] is apparent to all men who are not bereaved of every grain of understanding." Similar overstatements suggest that the author has his tongue firmly fixed in his cheek. ESTC T104023 locates copies in BL; Bates College, Florida State University, Fordham University. A "Third Edition" was published in 1761, ESTC N16898, with copies in Emory, Illinois, and Yale, and it appears to be a straightforward reprint of this edition of 1757.

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        Every Man His Own Lawyer: Or, A Summary of the Laws of England...

      1757. Handsome Bindings [Jacob, Giles (1686-1744)]. Every Man His Own Lawyer: Or, A Summary of the Laws of England in a New and Instructive Method, Under the Following Heads, Viz. I. Of Actions and Remedies, Writs, Process, Arrests, and Bail. II. Of Courts, Attornies and Solicitors Therein, Juries, Witnesses, Trials, Executions, &c. III. Of Estates and Property in Lands and Goods, and How Acquired; Ancestors, Heirs, Executors and Administrators. IV. Of the Laws Relating to Marriage, Bastardy, Infants, Ideots, Lunaticks. V. Of the Liberty of the Subject, Magna Charta, The Habeas Corpus Act, and Other Statutes. VI. Of the King and His Prerogative, The Queen and Prince, Peers, Judges, Sheriffs, Coroners, Justices of the Peace, Constables, &c. VII. Of Publick Offences, Treason, Murder, Felony, Burglary, Robbery, Rape, Sodomy, Forgery, Perjury, &c., And Their Punishment. All of Them so Plainly Treated of, That All Manner of Persons May be Particularly Acquainted With Our Laws and Statutes, Concerning Civil and Criminal Affairs, And Know How to Defend Themselves and Their Estates and Fortunes; In All Cases Whatsoever. With Additions. [London]: Printed by Henry Lintot, 1757. This copy bound in 2 books: [i], vi, 224; 225-456, [14] pp. Title page preceded by publisher advertisement. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary tree calf, elaborate floral decorative gilt spines with upper red gilt lettering pieces. Light rubbing to extremities, minor chipping to heads of spines, corners bumped and lightly worn. Offsetting to margins of endleaves, some toning to text. Later bookplates to pastedowns, internally clean. A very handsome copy. * Fifth edition. This popular guide reached its eleventh and final edition in 1791; it was reissued at least two more times in the 1800s. The mention of "All Manner of Persons" in the subtitle is significant. Jacob, though certainly interested in boosting sales by attracting the widest audience possible, was an idealist who believed that widespread knowledge of the law would help create a more just society. This is also evident in his other publications, such as The Common Law Common-Placed (1726) and Treatise of Laws (1721). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:33 (44)..

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        Travels in Egypt and Nubia. Translated from the original published by his Majesty the King of Denmark: and enlarged with observations from ancient and modern authors that have written on the antiquities of Egypt, by Dr. Peter Templeman. 2 Bände in 1.

      London, Lockyer Davis and Charles Reymers, 1757.. XL, 154; 232; 6 Seiten. Mit 1 gest. Faltkarte und 6 gest. Tafeln. Halblederband im Stil der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und marmorierten Deckeln. Gr.8°. Text etwas gebräunt, Tafeln mit Abklatsch auf die Textseite und etwas fleckig, 2 davon mit Feuchtrand. Ein gutes, attraktives Exemplar.***Im Jahr der ersten englischen Ausgabe erschienen! - Der berühmte dänische Forscher Friedrich Ludwig Norden trat im November 1737 'eine Schiffsfahrt nilaufwärts nach Ober-Ägypten an. Vorüber an Siut, Girgeh, Luxor und Assuan, konnte er den darüber hinaus noch unbekannten Nil-Lauf bis Derr verfolgen ... ' (Henze) - Vgl. Gay 158, Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 74, Cox I, 382/83, Henze III, 622/623. Gesamte Buchbeschreibung © Antiquariat Ralf Eigl. Reise. Reisen. Expedition. Nordafrika. Afrika. Ägypten. Wf. Egypt. Middle East. North Africa. Travel. Exploration..

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        Abhandlungen zur Naturgeschichte der Thiere und Pflanzen; welche ehemals der königl.

      1757. franz. Akad. der Wissenschaften vorgetragen worden; ... Aus dem Französischen übersetzet. Leipzig, Arkstee und Merkus, 1757-1758. 3 volumes. 4to. pp. xxvi, (40), 1100, with 1 engraved frontispiece, 3 printer's-marks and 137 (mostly folded) engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, richly floral gilt spines with 6 raised bands and gilt-lettered labels. Nissen 3128; cf. Pritzel 2341. Dealing mainly with the natural history of animals, only the second half of the third volume treats plants. The animal dissections were done by the famous French anatomist and physician Claude Perrault, who was the leader of the famous French anatomists, of which Cole (p. 395) said: "The Parisians laid the foundation of our knowledge of comparative anatomy". Perrault (1613-1688; working in the fields of zoology, medicine, and plant- & animal-physiology) was "an original and influential figure. Few of his predecessors described so many species in such detail, or with such clarity and precision ..." (D.S.B. X, pp. 519-521). The beautifully engraved frontispiece shows Louis XIV and his Chancellor Colbert visiting the French Academy of Sciences in 1671. Many of the very attractive plates show animals in front of a beautiful and detailed landscape with villages, rivers, etc. and were printed on strong paper. Pages 81 to 94 concern camels and describe the anatomy of 2 camels 'Anatomische Beschreibung zweier Kameele', the text is accompanied by three plates. The first plate is a dromedary and the second a camel, both in front of a lovely landscape, the third plate shows anatomical details of the animals. A good and clean copy..

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        Geschichte der königlichen Akademie der schönen Wissenschaften zu Paris, darinnen zugleich unzählige Abhandlungen aus allen freyen Künsten, gelehrten Sprachen. und Alterthümern, enthalten sind. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt.

      Leipzig, Johann Paul Krauß, 1749-1757. - 11 Bde. Mit 6 gest. Frontispizen, 3 gest. Kopfstücken, 76 zumeist gefalteten gest. Tafeln und einigen Textkupfern. Lederbände der Zeit. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. 8vo. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Übersetzung der "Histoire de l'Académie Royale des Inscriptions de Belles Lettres". Enthält Artikel über Archäologie, Sprachwissenschaft, Geschichte, Numismatik, Biographien der Mitglieder der Adademie etc., darunter: Banier, Von den Entzündungen des Berges Vesuv; Blanchard, Von den Seeräubern oder Piraten; Racine: Von Lehrgedichten; Gedoin, Ob die Alten gelehrter gewesen, als die Neuren sind; Mahude: Von den Spottnamen; von Bize, Nachricht von dem ersten gedruckten Buche; Freret, Untersuchungen über den Ursprung und die alte Geschichte der Völker Italiens; Levesque de la Ravalière, Erklärung einiger halberhobener Schnitzarbeiten in Elfenbein u. v. m. - Einbände beschabt und bestoßen; Kapitale und Gelenke lädiert, Vorderdeckel des 6. Bds. lose. Die Kupfer teils knittrig bzw. mit Einrissen, teils lose. Vgl. Fromm 11749. Goedeke III, 362, 15. Kirchner 164. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE COMPLETE DISTILLER

      London, 1757.: . London, 1757.. containing I: The method of performing the various processes of distillation, with description of the several instruments; the whole doctrine of fermentation; the manner of drawing spirits from malt, raisins, molasses, sugar &c., and of rectifying them; with instructions for imitating to the greatest perfection both the colour and flavour of French brandies. II: The manner of distilling all kinds of simple waters from plants, flowers etc. III: The method of making all compound waters and rich cordials so largely imported from France and Italy, as likewise all those now made in Great Britain. To which are added, Accurate descriptions of the several Drugs, Plants, Flowers &c., used by Distillers, and instructions for chusing the best of each kind. The whole delivered in the plainest manner, for the use of Distillers and Private Families. FIRST EDITION, London, P. Vaillant & R, Griffiths, 1757. 8vo, 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4½ inches, 1 folding engraved plate, pages: half title, title, 12 pages of preface and contents, 266 plus [14] pages of index, unnumbered, bound in full leather, red title label with gilt lettering and rules, raised bands to spine with gilt rules, double gilt rule to edges of covers. Binding rubbed with some loss of surface leather, upper hinge cracked but holding firmly, lower hinge has 1 inch crack to head and tail, but holding firmly, small hole to top of first free endpaper, small label at top of first pastedown, pastedowns and first free endpapers and last leaf on index have browning to outer edges, engraved plate has some brown offset, occasional light age browning but overall a very good clean tight copy. See Gabler Wine into Words, A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language, page 65. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Sammelband mit 3 seltenen Schriften zum Siebenjährigen Krieg, bestehend aus 1- Die Bücher der Chronica von den Kriegen welche die Brandenburger, die man sonst nennet die Preussen geführet haben mit den Oesterreichern unter der Regierung Theresia, Königin von Ungarn und Bohemaken in Böhmen durch eine Schlacht bey Lowositz welche gehalten worden am 1. Oct. im Jahr nach der Christen Zeitrechnung 1756 und an einem Flusse, der genannt wird die Elbe und die Scharmützel von denen man gehöret hat und viel geschrieben worden beschrieben nach der Juden Art zu schreiben durch Assur Obadja, . 2- Die Chronika des Krieges im Königreiche Boheim, welchen im Jahr nach der Zeitrechnung und Allmanach der Christen 1757 die bey Prag . gehaltene Schlacht und Kri

      1: Leyden (das ist: Nürnberg), (Raspe), 1757. 2: Amsterdam (d.i. ), 1757. 3: St. Hulpe, 1757. - 1: 32, 31, 31 S.; 2: 24 S.; 3: 26, (1) weißes Blatt, 20 S., neuerer Halbpergament-Band mit marmorierten Decken, 23 x 18,5 cm. Erste Ausgabe. Christoph Gottlieb Richter (1717 - 1774) schrieb nach seinem Studium der Rechte in Altdorf und Marburg "allerley Juristisches, Historisches, Poetisches, Satirisches, Deduktionen, Zeitungen" . . Durch seinen Leichtsinn und Muthwillen und durch sein unwirthschaftliches Betragen zog er sich viel Verdrießlichkeiten und Schulden zu. Unter anderen schmiedete er bey einem Streit zwischen Kurmainz und Hessen-Cassel eine falsche Urkunde; worüber er . nach Nürnberg und in das dortige Zuchthaus gebracht wurde." (Lexikon der vom Jahr 1750 bis 1800 verstorbenen teutschen Schriftsteller, Bd. 11, S. 280 f.). Richter gilt unter anderem als Hauptvertreter der Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts beliebten und gepflegten Literaturgattung der 'Chroniken in jüdischer Schreibart', in denen in alttestamentarischer Manier "Ereignisse aus den Jahren des Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieges und des siebenjährigen Krieges geschildert werden und in denen neben der Unterhaltung zugleich satirisch-komische Zeitkritik geübt wird." (E. Straßner in der Rezension zu Horst Heldmanns Beitrag in der 1970 erschienenen Festschrift 'Formen der mittelalterlichen Literatur). Straßner zeigt, daß die seit dem Spätmittelalter bekannten 'Passiones' Vorläufer dieser im Zeitalter der Aufklärung verfassten 'Chroniken' sind und stellt Christoph Gottlieb Richter als den wichtigsten Autor dieses Genre vor. Auch der 2002 erschienene Aufsatz von Ivo Cerman 'Maria Theresia in the Mirror of Contemporary Mock Jewish Chronicles' (in: 'Judaica Bohemiae', Bd. 38, S. 5 - 47, 2002) rückt Richter in das Zentrum seiner Betrachtung. "The article focuses on biographies Maria Theresia s written in the form of mock Jewish chronicles. These imitations of Old Testament were a popular genre between 1744 and 1775. A special attention is devoted to the person of Christoph Gottlieb Richter (1716-1774) from Nuremberg. The writer tries to analyze the narrative strategies used by Richter in his historical works and poses the question of his influence on the making of Maria Theresia s legend." (zit. nach dem 'Summary'). (I: Weller, Pseud. 172; Weller, Druckorte I,90). - Auch innen sehr wohlerhalten und frisch, nur gelegentlich sehr gering gebräunt und mit unbeschnittenen Seitenrändern. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Spectator

      London: Jacob and Richard Tonson,, 1757.. 8 volumes (163 × 95 mm). Contemporary dark blue pebble-grained half morocco, titles to spine and decorative rule to bands, marbled boards, brown endpapers, sprinkled edges. Engraved frontispieces and vignettes. Bookplate to front pastedown of volume 1, some mild browning to leaves, an excellent set. The Spectator was one of the first British periodicals, originally published daily in 1711 and 1712. Appealing to the growing numbers of middle class traders and shop keepers in London, Addison estimated it to have been read by a tenth of the city's population, primarily in coffee shops. The content was innovative and made the gentlemanly culture of letters accessible to a wide audience for the first time. The Spectator was reprinted in book form many times and remained popular through the 19th century.

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        JOH. ALSTORPHII ICTI DE HASTIS VETERUM opus posthumum nunc primum in lucem editum cum multis tabularum aenearum iconibus

      Amstelaedami et Lipsiae, apud Arksteum et Merkum, 1757.. FIRST EDITION 1757, Latin text, in 2 parts with separate pagination, Part II has a divisional title reading: Johannis Alstorphii JC. Occupationes Tusculanae. Seu de Hastis Veterum, this title also precedes the text in Part I. 4to, approximately 205 x 155 mm, 8 x 6 inches, title vignette, 25 full page engravings, 28 smaller engravings, all of weapons and warriors of Roman times, lances, spears, javelins, chariots, cavalry, boats and many of ancient coins showing these things, pages: (4), 179, (2), 140, bound in full antique calf, rebacked to style with raised bands, gilt rules and gilt lettering, all edges speckled red, original endpapers retained. Covers slightly scuffed, corners slightly worn, endpapers slightly browned at edges, a few pages lightly age-browned, slight offsetting from some illustrations, otherwise a very good clean tight copy. Ancient warfare and weapons by the Dutch antiquary, Jan Alstorph (ca. 1680-1719). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A New Compendious Treatise of Farriery. Wherein are set forth in a plain, familiar, and natural manner the disorders incident to horses, and their respective cures: Together With some Interesting Observations on Bleeding, Purging, Exercise, &c. By John Wood, Late Groom to the King of Sardinia, and at present Groom to the Right Hon. the Earl of Rochford.

      London: Printed for the Author 1757 - First edition, xiv, [15]-28, [2], xcviii, 136, 6, 72pp., with half-title and list of subscribers, the appendix has separate pagination and register, contemporary ownership signature of "E. H. Vaughan, 1757", light water-staining to endpapers, contemporary mottled calf, spine with five raised bands, compartments heavily tooled in gilt, red morocco title label on fifth compartment, slight split to top of upper joint otherwise a handsome copy. This is the only publication penned by the author, a second edition appeared in 1762. "John Wood served as a groom during the war in Flanders. he was next with the King of Sardinia, and at the time of writing his treatise was groom to the Earl of Rochford, who is the financial supporter of the publication."â€"Smith. Smith, II, p.96; Dingley, 679. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres de Mistriss Fanni Butlerd à Milord Charles Alfred de Caitombridge, Comte de Plisinte, Duc de Raslingth, Ecrites en 1735, Traduites de l'Anglois en 1756, par Adélaide de Varançal.

      Par La société des libraires 1757 - A Paris, Par la Société des Libraires, 1757, In 8 de 164pp., reliure en plein veau fauve et brun marbré de l'époque, probablement d'origine du nord de l'Europe (Suède?, Danemark?), dos à 4 nerfs orné de caissons estampés et de fleurons estampés, pièce de titre de basane bordeaux, titre en noir, un coin légèrement frotté, titre en noir et en rouge sur la page de titre, tranches rouges, ex-libris d'Anthony Conyers Surtees, intérieur très frais, bel exemplaire. Seconde édition de la première oeuvre de Madame Riccoboni (1713-1792), dont 6 des 8 nouvelles quelle publia le furent sous forme épistolaire. Ces lettres font montre d'un esprit indépendant, capable d'irrévérence et de commentaires caustiques. Cette nouvelle, précéda le succès des nouvelles de Rousseau, les suivantes furent écrites sur le même modèle. Stendhal en conseilla la lecture à sa soeur en affirmant avec admiration: >. Considérée comme l'un des meilleurs auteurs de son siècle, Riccoboni, en tant que femme soulève pour la premiere fois sa destinée. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Octoginta volumina

      Folio, 280 x 205 cm, late 18th or early 19th century morocco, stained, spine gilt, darkened, lettered gilt, contemporary marbled endpapers, 410 leaves, woodcut title page border entirely unshaved at the top and rarely found thus, Roman, italic and gothic types, table of contents in double columns, index in three columns, printed shoulder notes, large woodcut initials, some browning and old damp staining to upper margins throughout, insignificant wormhole to upper margin of last few leaves, engraved armorial bookplate of Johnstone to front pastedown, library stamp to lower blank margins of nine leaves, complete with colophon and final blank, an excellent large copy.Printing & the Mind of Man 55. Adams, H567. Grolier, Medicine 1A. Wellcome 3177. NLM 2320. Provenance1. Johnstone, armorial bookplate, either Edward Johnstone [1757-1851], physician, first President of the provincial Medical & Surgical Association, one of the original physicians of the Birmingham General Hospital; or his brother John Johnstone [1768-1836] physician at the General Hospital. Gifted to2. Birmingham General Hospital, founded 1779, whose books were gifted to 3. Birmingham Medical Institute Library founded 1875FIRST EDITION OF THE FIRST COMPLETE LATIN EDITION OF THE WORKS OF THE GREATEST OF CLINICAL PHYSICIANS. An important and interesting copy, with the woodcut title entirely unshaved and a copy belonging to an 18th century English physician who gifted it to his local hospital.The Greek physician Hippocrates was regarded as the ?Father of Medicine? because he was the first to insist that the art of healing depended on scientific method and ethical observation. Probably born on the island of Cos, where there was some sort of medical school linked with the cult of Aesculapius. There he is said to have taught under a plane tree. The so-called Hippocratic collection, which almost certainly comprises not only his own work but that of pupils and followers, consists of more than seventy books on medicine, of which the Aphorisms and the Airs, Waters and Places are among the most important: the section on epidemics is of great interest as are the clinical descriptions such as pneumonia, malaria and mumps. Descriptions of the ancient instruments are an interesting part of the surgical writings. Hippocrates proscribed a code of medical ethics for his disciples, summarised in the traditional Hippocratic Oath still administered today to physicians on qualification."The ?Hippocratic collection?...contains eighty works. They include contributions by various authors and schools but all are inspired by Hippocratic ideals...The first Greek edition was published by Aldus in 1526" PMMMarcus Fabio Calvo of Ravenna, a friend of Raphael, prepared a complete Latin translation of the Hippocratic corpus, collating and writing out his own manuscript of the Greek text, depending on mainly a 14th century manuscript, but also consulting a 12th century codex that is one of the oldest and most important Hippocratic manuscripts. The source manuscripts and Calvo?s Greek text and Latin translation are preserved in the Vatican Library.The bookseller and printer Francesco Calvo printed Marcus Fabio Calvo?s Latin translation of Hippocrates in Rome in 1525.

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        A Treatise of Tenures, in Two Parts;

      Black Swan. and Dove both near Temple Bat. and Buchanans Head, Catherine Street, the Strand. London.: D Browne. J Worrall. and A Millar, 1757 3rd ed, 1757, VG+. In full contemporary suede?, box style blind tooling, corners and edges bumped and worn, marked in name to upper cover (J Garnons), small tear. Spine, raised bands, lacking title label, marked. Internally, with the advert leaf, [3],(iii-vi), 1-338 pp, (Z2-Bb4) the Table. The first edition was published in 1730, the second in 1738 and there was a Dublin edition in 1754. Very clean and tight, and lovely copy. Full title reads: A treatise of tenures, in two parts; containing, I. The original, nature, use and effect of feudal or common law tenures. II. Of customary and copyhold tenures, explaining the Nature and Use of Copyholds, and their particular Customs, with Respect to the Duties of the Lords, Stewards, Tenants, Suitors, &c. By the late Lord Chief Baron Gilbert. The third edition, to which are now added notes and references to the common and civil law-books of the best authority. Gilbert, Sir Jeffray, judge and legal writer who, on comparison with other contemporary practitioners' books, his writings are relatively lucid and well organized (though these features are purchased at the expense of accuracy and complete coverage of the law). Their clarity gave them a considerable reputation. See ODNB.

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        The British Customs, containing an Historical and Practical Account of Each Branch of that Revenue, the Rates of Merchandize . with the net duties payable in all circumstances of goods imported, exported, or brought coastwise, and the net drawbacks to be paid on due exportation: as also, the bounties payable out of customs .

      London, printed by Thomas Baskett . for J. Nourse, 1757 - Octavo, xviii, 654 pages. Contemporary full polished calf a little rubbed, bumped and marked, with slight wear to the extremities; hinges cracked but firm; margins of the endpapers and the adjacent leaves slightly discoloured by the leather; scattered light foxing, but the paper overall is a trifle discoloured; tiny marginal wormhole to the last 75 leaves (slightly larger towards the end); essentially an excellent copy. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

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        parere di un amico in risposta alla lettera sopra due dogmi di grande importanza del concilio tridentino

      stamperia di francesco valenza impressore della ss. crociata 1757 -

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        Bibliothecae Mediceo-Laurentianae catalogus [.].Tomus primus [no more published], codices orientales complectens.

      Florence, ex Imperiali Typographio, 1752-(1757). - Folio (282 x 410 mm). 2 parts in 1 volume. LV, (1), 199, (1) pp. 121, (1) pp. Title page printed in red and black. With engr. frontispiece, engr. title vignette, 9+26+1 (= 36) engr. plates, numerous text engravings (one full-page), and several engr. initials, head- and tailpieces. All edges sprinkled in red. Contemp. vellum with gilt label to spine. First and only edition of this ambitiously-conceived catalogue of the Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and Greek manuscripts at the Laurentian Library ("Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana") in Florence. The 9 engraved plates of the first part showing the architectural details and ornaments of the library that was planned and partly built by Michelangelo; the plates of the second part show examples from the illuminated manuscripts of the collection: a rich trove of Near-Eastern and Middle-Eastern book art. Antonio Maria Biscionio (1674-1756) was a celebrated scholar and the appointed keeper of the Laurentian Library. "No more published; later catalogs were issued by Biscioni's successor as librarian, Angelo Maria Bandini. An abridgment appeared in 1757 under title: 'Bibliothecae ebraicae graecae florentinae, sive Bibliothecae mediceo-laurentianae catalogus'" (OCLC). - Vellum binding slightly rubbed at extremeties; foxing to edges of final pages. Rare; only two copies in international auction records since 1950. Graesse I, 432. OCLC 6475224. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'infermo istruito nel vero salutevole uso de' rimedi minerali dell'isola d'Ischia, colle lettere critiche scientifiche ed erudite concernenti una tal'opera del dottore D. Giuseppe-Maria Verlicchi. Dedicata all'eccellentissimi signori eletti della fedelissima citt? di Napoli.

      Napoli, nella Stamperia di Giuseppe di Domenico, e Vincenzo Manfredi, 1757. In-4ø; 7 cc. (manca la carta 8 bianca), 488 pp.; legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle con titolo e fregi di gusto romantico in oro al dorso. Marginali difetti all'ultima carta. Prima edizione. Opera fondamentale sui bagni d'Ischia. Dopo una descrizione generale dell'isola sono trattate sorgente per sorgente le propriet? fisiche e mediche delle acque, ora approvando, ora criticando quanto aveva scritto Giulio Iasolino. Wellcome II p. 36. Blake p. 108. De Renzi V, 682. Bibl. Meridionalistica 81.

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        Orations of Demosthenes, translated by the Rev. Mr. Francis, With critical and Historical Notes [volume 1]. Orations of Demosthenes and Aeschines, translated by the Rev. Mr. Francis [volume 2].

      A. Millar 1757 - Londres, printed for A. Millar, 1757-1758. 2 vol. in 4 de VIII-[XLIX]-362pp., [VI]-504pp., reliures en demi basane blonde postérieures récentes, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de bâtonnets en biais estampés, surlignés et soulignés de doubles filets dorés, pièces de titre de maroquin marron surlignées et soulignées de doubles filets dorés, titre doré, doubles filets dorés à la tête et à la queue du dos, dos légèrement passés, rousseurs éparses, notammnent sur la carte et les six premiers feuillets du volume 1, liste des souscripteurs placée par erreur avant l'index (contenu) au début du volume 1, page 244 correctement numérotée, page 358 numérotée 258 dans le vol. 1, carte dépliante faisant office de frontispice dans le vol. 1, bel exemplaire. Première et unique édition de cette traduction réputée. Thomas Leland (1722-1785), publia une traduction anglaise de Démosthène en 1756, qu'il compléta en 1761. La traduction du Rev. Philp Francis (1708?-1773), qui fut publiée dans l'intervale, malgré ses mérites et ses qualités ne fut jamais rééditée, la traduction de Leland étant préférée par le lectorat. Cependant Leland fut l'un des souscripteurs de l'édition de Philip Francis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An English and Swedish dictionary: wherein the generality of words and various significations are rendered into Swedish and Latin . thereunto is added a large collection of terms of trade and navigation, and an herbal or index of plants.

      Printed at Harg and Stenbro near Nykoping in Sweden, by Pet. Momma 1757 - Second edition, with large additions and amendments, 4to, pp. [8], 16 & unpaginated lexicon in double column, edges rubbed, small cracks starting at the tops and bottoms of the joints, but generally a very good copy in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards; binding firm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Curiosities of Paris in Nine Letters

      London: W. Owen, 1757. [3], vi-xxiii, [1], 169pp, [3], n.d. but c. 1757. Contemporary full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco label to second panel, covers with gilt double fillet border. Rubbed to extremities, small amount of loss to head of spine. Internally lightly browned and lightly foxed throughout. The scarcer of two imprints, this with the publishers address, Estc showing five locations worldwide, Estc T130688. Watt in his Bibliotheca Britannica memorably describes this as "a work as stupid and confused as its title". First Edition?. Full Calf. Good. 8vo.

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        RELAÇAM DO SITIO QUE OS MOUROS puzéraõ á Praça de CEUTA.

      - Em cujo citio empenháraõ todas as suas forças, mas finalmente foraõ obrigados a se retirarem, com grande gloria dos Valerosos habitantes que a defendiaõ. [Colofón]: LISBOA: Com as licenças necessárias. Anno de 1757. De 20x14,5 cm. Com 7 pags. Brochado deve ser encadernado. Ilustrado com uma vinheta xilográfica historiada com a imagem do ataque da artilharia muçulmana à cidade de Ceuta. BNP refere obra, de autor desconhecido. Inocêncio não menciona. Opúsculo com uma breve história de Ceuta desde a antiguidade até à sua entrega aos espanhóis e as ?notícias? do cerco de Muley com uma defesa efectuada pelo Tenente D. Francisco de Córdova, possivelmente em data bastante anterior à impressão deste folheto. O sultão Mulay Ismail não logrou apoderar-se de Ceuta. Após a morte de Mulay Ismail ainda haveria cercos marroquinos à cidade entre 1725 e 1728, em 1732, 1757 e 1790-1791. Location/localizacao: raros

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        "The history of the province of New-York, from the first discovery to the year M.DCC.XXX.II. To which is annexed a description of the country, with a short account of the inhabitants, their trade, religious and political state, and the construction of the courts of justice in that colony"

      London: Thomas Wilcox. 1757. "First edition of the first history of New York, 4to, pp. xii, 255; engraved folding plate bound in as the frontispiece; full contemporary calf rebacked, red morocco label on spine; edges rubbed, but generally a very good, sound copy. & & ""The author was graduated from Yale College in 1745, became a distinguished lawyer of New York, and later was chief justice of the province. Being a Loyalist during the Revolutionary War, after the contest was over he moved to Canada, where he was also appointed chief justice"" (Church).& & Church 1023; Howes S-703; Sabin 84566; Streeter 871"

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        An Account of Richard of Cirencester, Monk of Westminster, and of His Works: With His Antient Map of Roman Brittain; and the Itinerary Therof. Read at the Antiquarian Society, March 18, 1756

      London : Printed By Richard Hett and Sold By Charles Corbet . Very Good . 1757 . . Hardback . .

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        MEMOIRS OF THE PRINCIPAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE LAST WAR BETWEEN THE ENGLISH AND FRENCH IN NORTH AMERICA. FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF IT IN 1744, TO THE CONCLUSION OF THE TREATY AT AIX LA CHAPELLE. CONTAINING IN PARTICULAR AN ACCOUNT OF THE IMPORTANCE OF NOVA SCOTIA OR ACADIE AND THE ISLAND OF CAPE BRETON TO BOTH NATIONS

      London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley..., 1757.. viii,102pp. Bound to style in three-quarter calf and marbled boards, leather label. Contemporary notation on titlepage. Some light scattered soiling and foxing. Very good. First edition. An account of the principal events of King George's War in 1744-48, including the invasion of Nova Scotia in 1744 by French troops from Louisbourg; the raid on Canso and failed attack on Annapolis Royal in 1745; the capture of Louisbourg in the same year by British naval forces and New England troops under William Pepperell; the abortive French attempt to retake Louisbourg the following year; the "Massacre of Grande-Pre;" the French raid on Saratoga in 1746; the Iroquois raids along the Richelieu River; and the destruction of Northfield, Massachusetts, by French forces in 1747. The work was written by William Shirley, former governor of Massachusetts who had masterminded the capture of Louisbourg in 1745, or by his secretary, William Alexander, in an attempt to vindicate Shirley's honor. Shirley was held responsible for the failure of the Niagara campaign of 1755 and the loss of Oswego during his brief tenure as commander- in-chief of the British North American forces during the Seven Years' War. Accused of mismanagement and suspected of treason, he was ordered to England where he was threatened with court-martial; charges, however, were dropped in the fall of 1757 for lack of evidence. A "very rare and important work" (Stevens, RARE AMERICANA, 1926). HOWES A124, "aa." JCB I:1161. DIONNE II:532. LANDE 787. BELL M295 (ref). SABIN 80550. TPL 276 (ref).

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        A REVIEW OF MILITARY OPERATIONS IN NORTH AMERICA; FROM THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE FRENCH HOSTILITIES ON THE FRONTIERS OF VIRGINIA IN 1753, TO THE SURRENDER OF OSWEGO, ON THE 14TH OF AUGUST, 1756

      London: R. And J. Dodsley, 1757. Rebound probably in mid-20th century. Panelled spine with raised bands. Gilt title. Half-title is present. Wide margins. A crisp and clean copy throughout. Remainder of title is "With various observations, characters, and anecdotes; necessary to give light into the conduct of American transactions in general; and more especially into the political management of affairs in New York". The book was written anonymously "In a Letter to a Nobleman" but thought to have been penned by William Livingston and William Smith. It deals with the activities of British forces in North America during the Seven Years' War and specifically with the conduct of Major General William Shirley who was Commander-in-Chief. 144pp. Citations may be found in Howes L401, Sabin 41649, ESTC T45482. We have found two copies residing in libraries in the UK and 25 copies in North America. It has come up for auction 8 times in the past 35 years.. First Edition. Full Smooth Calf. Nearly Fine/No Jacket. Small Quarto.

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        IL DECAMERONE

      Londra i.e. Paris Londra [i.e., Paris], 1757. First Edition with these Illustrations . Hardcover. A Large Paper Copy in Period Red Morocco of "One of the Masterpieces of the Illustrated Book" 222 x 140 mm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2").Five volumes. Edited by Filippo di Matteo Villani. First Edition with these Illustrations. EXCELLENT CONTEMPORARY RED STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, covers with gilt fillet border, flat spines divided into six panels by plain gilt rules, three panels with small floral tool at center, two with titling, and one with a rampant lion and saltire from the Longe family crest, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved title in each volume, many engraved vignette headpieces and tailpieces, and 111 VERY FINE ENGRAVED PLATES (including frontispiece portrait in first volume), primarily AFTER DRAWINGS BY GRAVELOT, but also after EISEN, BOUCHER, and COCHIN. Tissue guards (perhaps original) for all engraved matter. A Large Paper Copy printed on Papier de Hollande. Front pastedowns with engraved armorial bookplate of Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk; final volume with ink monogram "ME" on last page. Two instances of ink marginalia noting reversed order of plates. Cohen-de Ricci 158 ("un des livres illustrés de plus réussis de tout le XVIIIe siècle"); Ray 15; Brunet I, 1003. Boards just a shade brighter than the spines, negligible rubbing to joints and extremities, covers with a couple of small dark spots, occasional minor smudges to the (extremely wide) margins, other trivial imperfections, but A VERY FINE CONTEMPORARY COPY--unusually clean, fresh, and bright inside and out. This is a very special Large Paper Copy in period morocco of one of the most famous and charming illustrated books of the 18th century, and it may be the supreme example of refined libertine illustration of the period. Owen Holloway calls this one of the four masterpieces of book illustration at the end of the Rococo period. And Ray is expansive in his praise, calling the work simply "one of the masterpieces of the illustrated book." Although he had as collaborators on this work some of the outstanding French artists of the 18th century, Gravelot (born Hubert-François-Bourguignon, 1699-1773) was chiefly responsible for its production, designing 89 of its 222 plates and all 97 of its immensely delightful tailpieces. In this, the most ambitious undertaking of his career, Gravelot gave Boccaccio's narrative the settings and costumes of 18th century France, and this transposition "made it possible for him to exercise his special talent for depicting the social world around him. For the most part, his figures are young, the women graceful and pretty, the men lithe and handsome . . . . All levels of life are presented, from the peasant in his hovel to the king in his palace. Every variety of interior is there, from boudoirs and bedrooms to dining rooms and salons. Animated street scenes alternate with glimpses of gardens and farms, forests and river banks. The human condition has rarely been so attractively displayed. Yet this is only the beginning . . . . Gravelot's tailpieces complete what his plates have begun. They are peopled by amusing children, who . . . usually play their parts in interpreting Boccaccio's text." (Ray) Our handsome set was bound for Francis Longe (1748-1812), a gentleman who served as sheriff of Norfolk and whose library warrants mention in Quaritch's "Dictionary of Book Collectors." The "Catalogue of British and American Book Plates" held by the British Museum lists two different bookplates for Longe (3385 and 3386).

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Rhetoric; Or, A View of its Principal Tropes and Figures, In their Original and Powers: With a Variety of Rules to escape Errors and Blemishes, and attain Propriety and Elegance in Composition

      London: Printed by J. and W. Oliver...and Sold by James Buckland and John Payne..., 1757. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. [xvi], 478, engraved frontispiece by Grignion after Thornhill of Paul preaching at Athens, contemporary calf, morocco label; lacks final adverts leaf, rear joint cracked, front cover detached, top and base of spine chipped, corners worn. Gibbons (1720 - 1785) wrote the most substantial work on rhetoric, in so far as it is concerned with style and expression, published in the 18th century. Other rhetoricians, such as John Ward and John Holmes (specifically his The Art of Rhetoric Made Easy [1755]) were concerned with rhetoric as a counterpart of logic. The first part of his treatise discusses and analyses metaphor, allegory, metonymy, synecdoche, irony, hyperbole and catachresis, while the second part is with formal inductions and responses in the development of an argument, a drama, or a narrative.

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books]
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        IL DECAMERONE

      Londra [i.e., Paris], 1757. First Edition with these Illustrations . Hardcover. A Large Paper Copy in Period Red Morocco of "One of the Masterpieces of the Illustrated Book" 222 x 140 mm (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Five volumes. Edited by Filippo di Matteo Villani. First Edition with these Illustrations. EXCELLENT CONTEMPORARY RED STRAIGHT-GRAIN MOROCCO, covers with gilt fillet border, flat spines divided into six panels by plain gilt rules, three panels with small floral tool at center, two with titling, and one with a rampant lion and saltire from the Longe family crest, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved title in each volume, many engraved vignette headpieces and tailpieces, and 111 VERY FINE ENGRAVED PLATES (including frontispiece portrait in first volume), primarily AFTER DRAWINGS BY GRAVELOT, but also after EISEN, BOUCHER, and COCHIN. Tissue guards (perhaps original) for all engraved matter. A Large Paper Copy printed on Papier de Hollande. Front pastedowns with engraved armorial bookplate of Francis Longe, Spixworth Park, Norfolk; final volume with ink monogram "ME" on last page. Two instances of ink marginalia noting reversed order of plates. Cohen-de Ricci 158 ("un des livres illustrés de plus réussis de tout le XVIIIe siècle"); Ray 15; Brunet I, 1003. Boards just a shade brighter than the spines, negligible rubbing to joints and extremities, covers with a couple of small dark spots, occasional minor smudges to the (extremely wide) margins, other trivial imperfections, but A VERY FINE CONTEMPORARY COPY--unusually clean, fresh, and bright inside and out. This is a very special Large Paper Copy in period morocco of one of the most famous and charming illustrated books of the 18th century, and it may be the supreme example of refined libertine illustration of the period. Owen Holloway calls this one of the four masterpieces of book illustration at the end of the Rococo period. And Ray is expansive in his praise, calling the work simply "one of the masterpieces of the illustrated book." Although he had as collaborators on this work some of the outstanding French artists of the 18th century, Gravelot (born Hubert-François-Bourguignon, 1699-1773) was chiefly responsible for its production, designing 89 of its 222 plates and all 97 of its immensely delightful tailpieces. In this, the most ambitious undertaking of his career, Gravelot gave Boccaccio's narrative the settings and costumes of 18th century France, and this transposition "made it possible for him to exercise his special talent for depicting the social world around him. For the most part, his figures are young, the women graceful and pretty, the men lithe and handsome . . . . All levels of life are presented, from the peasant in his hovel to the king in his palace. Every variety of interior is there, from boudoirs and bedrooms to dining rooms and salons. Animated street scenes alternate with glimpses of gardens and farms, forests and river banks. The human condition has rarely been so attractively displayed. Yet this is only the beginning . . . . Gravelot's tailpieces complete what his plates have begun. They are peopled by amusing children, who . . . usually play their parts in interpreting Boccaccio's text." (Ray) Our handsome set was bound for Francis Longe (1748-1812), a gentleman who served as sheriff of Norfolk and whose library warrants mention in Quaritch's "Dictionary of Book Collectors." The "Catalogue of British and American Book Plates" held by the British Museum lists two different bookplates for Longe (3385 and 3386).

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Cultos Martinianos o Fiestas de San Martín que en la restitución, o traslación de el Santíssimo Sacramento ofreció en dicha Iglesia Parroquial la muy Ilustre Hermandad de el Augusto Sacramento, y Santa Espina en el año de mil setecientos cinquenta y seis

      Sevilla : en la imprenta Mayor de dicha ciudad [s.a.] 1757 - 4º menor, 6 hh, 159 pp, 1 p. (bella portada con varias orlas y 20 láminas con 60 ilustraciones y versos a modo de geroglíficos, juegos de palabras, sonetos, villancicos, décimas, aleluyas, etc.; una ilustración en texto y 2 viñetas, florones y culs de lampe). Cosido, pero falto de encuadernación, en magnífico estado de conservación. Impreso con motivo del terremoto de 1755, el cual se describe, así cómo los festejos posteriores en honor a San Martín, músicas, adornos en las calles, etc.

      [Bookseller: ANTONIO FERNANDEZ DE NAVARRETE]
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        Plutarch's lives, in six volumes. Translated from the Greek. to which is prefixed The life of Plutarch, Written by John Dryden.

      Printed by Hamilton, Balfour & Neill. 1757 - Edimbourgh, Printed by Hamilton, Balfour & Neill, 1757. 6 vol. in 8 de XXII-398pp., 411pp., 371pp., 472pp., 392pp., 212pp., reliures en plein veau brun de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de roulettes dorées, caissons dorés, fleurons dorés, pièces de titre de maroquin marron encadrées d'un double filet doré, pièces de tomaison de maroquin vert foncé encadrées de doubles filets dorés, pièces légèrement frottées en bordure, titre doré, double filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats, roulette estampée sur les coupes, coins, coupes, charnières et plats légèrement frottés, coiffes supérieures des volumes 2 et 6 rognées, marges des pages de garde brunies, ex-libris de john Waterhouse halifax contrecollé sur le premier contreplat, un second ex-libris français, probablement d'origine bretonne contrecollé sur la première page de garde, tranches rouges, bon et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Istoria del Concilio di Trento. Ove insieme rifiutasi con autorevoli testimonianze un Istoria falsa, divolgata nello stesso argomento sotto nome di Pietro Soave Polano; divisa in tre parti.

      a spese di Antonio Cervone,, in Napoli, 1757 - 3 voll. in-4° (238x175mm), pp. (12), 630, (30) di indice e imprimatur; (8), 675; 696; legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con dorso a nervetti adorno di fiorellini in oro e di duplice tassello con titolo e segnatura di volume. Tagli marmoreggiati policromi. Frontespizi con fregio xilografico (il primo frontespizio è in rosso e nero). Antiporta cel primo vol. con ritratto xilografico entro cornice del Sesone. Fregi tipografici xilografici. Sparse fioriture e bruniture, qualche alone marginale. Alcune macchie al dorso del terzo vol. Buon esemplare. Ristampa settecentesca napoletana del capolavoro del Pallavicino (Roma, 1607-ivi, 1667), della cui stesura egli fu incaricato dalla curia romana e che doveva costituire, nell'intento di essa, la replica all'anticurialismo dell'"Istoria" di Paolo Sarpi. Già nel frontespizio si fa espresso riferimento al rigetto dell'opera sarpiana ("Pietro Soave Polano" era lo pseudonimo prudenziale con cui lo studioso veneziano aveva pubblicato il proprio capodopera). L'opera, suffragata da inediti documenti dell'Archivio Segreto Vaticano, è, oltre ogni considerazione sulle tesi scopertamente curialiste che sostiene, notevole per mole di documentazione e per vigore storiografico e, per la sua purezza stilistica, è stata accolta dalla Crusca fra i testi di lingua. Cfr. (varie edizioni): Brunet, IV, 326: "Ouvrage estimé, où est refuté celui de Paolo Sarpi sur le même sujet". Graesse, V, 111. Vinciana, 4930, nota. Gamba, 2033 (con lunga e dettagliata descrizione). De Backer / Sommervogel, VI, 126. Michel-Michel, V, 65. S.T.C. Italian XVII Century, II, 648. Olschki, Cat. 157. Theology, 795. NUC, vol. 438, 552. Sul Pallavicino, Ireneo Affò, Memorie della vita e degli studi di S. P., in Raccolta di opuscoli scientifici e letterari, Ferrara, 1780.

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