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        Plan von der glorieusen Bataille bey Leuthen den 5. Decmbr. A° 1757. Strachowsky sculpsit. Breslau zu finden in Joh. Jacob Korns Buchhandlung':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Strachowsky b. Johann Jacob Korns in Breslau, 1757, 31,5 x 41 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm., S. 601. - Nicht bei Lindner-Zögner. - Seltene Karte zur Schlacht bei Leuthen im Jahre 1757 - Unten rechts Titelkartusche mit Adler. - Unten links Kartusche mit Erklärungen. Lutynia / Poland: oldcoloured cooper-engraving from Strachowsky published by Johann Jacob Korns in Breslau, 31,5 x 41 cm, 1757. - Very rare!

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        Opera. Ex antiquis monimentis illustrata. Cura, studio & sumtibus Henrici Justice, Armigeri, Rufforthii Toparchae.

      [Henry Justice], [The Hague] 1757 - FIRST EDITION, 5 vols., 8vo, pp. [xvi], 14, 138 + frontispiece and 9 plates; [x], 99, [1], 100-129 + frontispiece and 6 plates (one a folding map); [ii], 142 + frontispiece and 5 plates; [ii], 154 + frontispiece and 5 plates; [ii], 3, [1], 2, [1], 82, [1], 83-87, [1]. Numerous head- and tail-pieces within the pagination. Largely untrimmed in somewhat later half red roan, red paper boards, spines divided by double gilt rules, gilt-lettered direct in second and fourth compartments. A number of the tissue-guards (in place for both plates and head- and tail-pieces) rather foxed and this also affecting the adjacent leaves, some scattered spotting elsewhere. A little rubbed, corners a touch worn, several hinges neatly relined and a few flyleaves renewed (vol. 3 rear flyleaf absent). The first Justice edition of Virgil, entirely engraved throughout in imitation of Pine's Horace and published at the editor's great expense. Henry Justice (c.1696-1763), a barrister from York and compulsive book collector, was sentenced to transportation to America in 1736 for stealing books from Trinity College Library; his wife Elizabeth published a thinly disguised novel of their marriage and its breakdown over his refusal to spend money on the household instead of books (Amelia, 1751). Justice reappears in the historical record two decades after his trial, in the Netherlands, working on this edition of Virgil. The only place and date in it (The Hague, 1765) are in the dedication to Catherine the Great, which follows the title-page in vol. 5. In fact publication began in 1757 and was ongoing in 1763, when Justice died, with three volumes finished by that time; the fourth was ready shortly afterward and the fifth by 1765, both under the care of Henry's son William. The plates were reimpressed some time later on one side of the sheets only, by J.L. de Boubers in Brussels, with his name added at the foot of the title-page. There is no date in this edition either, but de Boubers began as a type-founder in the late 1760s and operated until his death in 1804, with his widow carrying on the business for another 17 years. The reimpression made the book a more luxurious production, and the BL catalogue suggests that it was limited to 80 copies only, but this first is now rather scarcer, especially on the market. COPAC locates copies of the first in only Manchester, BL, Oxford, and Cambridge - with an indeterminate 'large paper issue' in Glasgow - as compared to 8 copies of the reissue in 7 locations. The status of the large-paper issue is hard to pin down: Brunet mentions that it is rare in France because most of the copies were bought up by the dedicatee, Catherine the Great, to use as gifts. The Trinity College Cambridge catalogue entry describes the large paper issue as having horizontal chain lines, in contrast with the vertical ones in that copy. However, this example appears to be printed on wove paper, with no detectable chain lines at all, so perhaps the large-paper issue was de Bouber's work. Dibdin II 558. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Province of New York

      from the First Discovery to the Year M.DCC.XXXII. To which is annexed, A Description of the Country, with a short Account of the Inhabitants, their Trade, Religious and Political State, and the Constitution of the Courts of Justice in that Colony.First edition. Folding frontispiece. 4to. Later red morocco, spine gilt. xii, 255pp. London, Thomas Wilcox,

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        The Practical Husbandman: being a collection of miscellaneous papers on husbandry, &c.

      Edinburgh: printed by C. Wright and Company for the author 1757 - 8vo., xii + 432 + (6)pp., folding plate, contemporary calf gilt with raised bands and a label. A fine, crisp, copy: signed by the author on verso of title authenticating this copy as genuine 'further to prevent pyrating'.> First collected edition. Perkins 1173. Rothamsted p.103. Higgs 1390 (but giving a grossly erroneous collation). Goldsmiths 9224. Williams II, p.41. Not in Kress. A valuable collection of over 60 essays, papers and letters, some of which had been previously published by Maxwell in his Select Transactions> (1743). It is evident that a good number of the papers were queries addressed to The Society of Improvers in the Knowledge of Agriculture in Scotland of which Maxwell was secretary. The papers touch on the whole range of subjects of interest to the agricultural community. In any event, a substantial part of this collection of papers were either original contributions by Maxwell or his answers to questions sent to the Society. By 1757 The Society itself was declining owing to the death of nearly all the founder members except Hope of Rankeilor, though it had at one time a membership of more than 300 'of the Flower of the Nation, whereof about fifty were Peers'. [Fussell. II, p.20]. Robert Maxwell (1695-1765) was an agricultural promoter 'who, during the first half of the century, perhaps did more than any other to introduce and encourage the practices of new methods'. [DNB]. He evidently had an unashamedly high opinion of himself. 'If farmers will read my papers with as much attention as I have wrote them, will be convinced of errors, will depart from them, and will practise the husbandry which I have directed, we must soon become rich, and may be happy'. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sexta Dioecesana Ssynodus Sanctae Beneventanae Ecclesiae Ab illmo et Rmo in Christo Patre et Domino D. Francesco Pacca Archiepiscopo. Celebrata juxta antiquum ejusdem Ecclesiae morem die 24 Augusti 1757

      VARIE 1757-1836, BENEVENTO - LATINO Volume, in 4°, composto da una serie di fascicoli rilegati nel 1879 a cura del Parroco Giuseppe Polcari, come riportato in bella grafia su foglio di guardia, in buono stato, coperta in mezza pelle, dorso in pelle con caratteri ed elementi decorativi incisi in oro, piatti in cartone rigido goffrato, con delicato disegno floreale, punte leggermente piegate e consumate, abrasioni, cima poco consunta, ammaccatura sul bordo, tagli, appena bruniti, con accenno di fioritura, pagine in buono stato. Su ogni frontespizio marca tipografica incisa in nero, quella dell'anno 1777 bicolore, arancione e nero. Il fascicolo del 1777 si ripete due volte. Presenta segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami fino alla pubblicazione del 1828. Finalini e capilettera in nero.

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        Joannis Meursii Elegantiae Latini Sermonis seu Aloisia Sigaea Toletana. De Arcanis Amoris & Veneris. Adjunctis Fragmentis quibisdam Eroticis.

      Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden], Ex Typis Elzevirianis [but in fact issued in Paris by Barbou or Grangé]., 1757. New edition, considered the best of the eighteenth century. Small octavo. Two parts bound in one: pp ii, 217, [i]; [ii], xxiv, 172. Fine engraved frontispiece, variously attributed to Gravelot or to Cochin, Eisen, Marillier. Period binding of full calf with gilt decorations to spine, gilt rules and inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. One of the key erotic texts of its time, Casanova claiming to have learned from it the theoretical grounding of his expertise.Some minor wear to covers. Front inner hinge cracking. Very good indeed. A very bright copy.

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        Ad Morbus Pectoris.

      Disput. ad. Morborum, 2. Hrsg. v. Albrecht v. Haller. - Lausanne, Marc Michael Bousquet & Socior, 1757, 4, 704 pp., 3 Kupferstichtafeln, Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit zwei Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung feines Expl. First Editon! Stenzel, Chrisitan Gottfried: De Steatomatibus in principio arteriae aorte repertis, et de cysticis in genere excresentiis- Wittembergae, 11 Martii 1752. (pp.527-567).In publishing his research Scarpa gives credit to his predecessors. The case of the conversion of the coats of the aorta into a steatomatous tumour had been illustrated by figures in C.G.Stenzel's Disertatio. Further this volume consists of a collection of tracts and medical theses on diseases of the chest from the earlier 18th century. Here the content of this important collection:Lambergen, Tiberius (1717-1763): Sistens ephemeriden persanati carcinomatis (1754). Bourdelin, Lud. Claude (1695-1777) & Basselville, J.Bapt.: Ergo puerorum clangosae, vulgo Coqueluche, Emesis.Slevogt, Johann Hadrianus (1653-1726) & Buchelmann, Joh. Sebastianus: Rhonchus infantis ex ulcerum paroticorum intempestiva curatione variis symptomatibus stipatus. 1699 Rosén von Rosenstein, Nils (1706-177) & Rosen, Eberhard: De tussi. Pars prior, theoretica pars posterior, practica 1739-41. Forbes, Theodorus: Tussi Convulsiva. 1754 Bubbe, Joh.: De spadone Hippocratico lapicidarum Seebergensium haemoptysin et phthis in pulmonalem, vulgo: Der Seeberger Steinbrecher Krankheit praecedente. 1721. Vater, Abraham (1684-1751) & Arnold, Jo. Otto: Casus singularis astmatis a depressione sterni ex febre purpurata, cum orthopnoea affligente reportati sola thoracis artificiali constrictione curati. 1730. Schulze, J. Heinrich & Schröter, Carl August: Dissertatio sistens aegrotum asthmaticum usu radicis scillae sublevatum. 1735 Wagner, Joh. Gerhard: ( -1759 ): Observationes clinicæ. I. De febre quadam acuta in tractu Germaniæ mari Balthico vicino ac præsertim Lubecæ observata. II. De admirandis quibusdam seillæ in pulvere exhibitæ virtutibus. Krieger. Friedrich Heinrich: De pleuritide aestiva rarius occurrente. 1752. Camerarius, Alexander (1696-1736) & Seeger, Johann Georg (1715-1758): De pleuritide maligna miliaribus critice soluta. 1735 Preval, G.A.J. & Guilbert, Cl. Thom.: Ergo Perpneumoniae putridae Vomitoria. Büchner (Andreas Elias) [1701-69]. & Krausse (Adam F.) De venæ sectionis sæpius in peripneumonia repetitæ usu eximio singulari casu comprobato. 1753 Wagner, Johann Gerard ( 1759): De hæmoptoes inprimis vero habitualis seu phthisicæ expeditiori quadam efficaciorique curatione. 1742 Slevogt, Joannes Hadrianus (1653-1728) & Granzin, Christopher: Vomicae pulmonis et vicinarum glandularum laeta et tristia exempla. 1708 Günz, Justus Godofredus (1714-1784): Diss. path. qua derivationem puris ex pectore in bronchia, ad Galenum de loc., affect. lib. v, cap. iii. Respondente Joannes Henrico Schmid. 1738 Stahl, Georg Ernst & Feder, Christian: De phthisi. 1704 Schacher, Policarp Gotl.: Programma quo incisio phthisici continetur cadaveris. 1730 Vater, Abraham (1684-1751) & Mutillet, Joh. Ephraim: Dissertatio qua febris tertiana ob empyema e vomica pulmonis rupta in cavitatem pectoris dextram effusum, indeque pulmonem hujus lateris compressum, penitusque ab officio remotum mortem post se relinquens exponitur. 1731 Vater, Abraham (1684-1751)) & Rupp, Joh. Christian Friderich : Diss. qua quid in judicio et prognosi de morbis magnis ex parvis initiis et levioribus caussis oriundis observari debet exemplo viri antegresso lapsu in genua lenta febre extincti docetur. 1744 Stahl, Georg Ernst (1660-1734): Excusatio respondens examini, pulsuum celeris et frequentis, eorumque constans distinctio, qua demonstratur quod argumenta adversus illam, iterum publico scripto prolata, thesin non feriant. 1702 Mauchart, Burchard David (1696-1752): De pulsu intermittente et de crepitante. Resp. Jo. Rudolph. Camerer. 1748 Beck, J.George: Dissertatio historiam de viro, palpitatione cordis et asthmate violento mortuo ejusdemque viscerum, cultro anatomico nudatorum mirabilem structuram, exhibens. 1718 Sauber, Georgius Philippus: De steatomatibus in principio arteriae aortae repertis et horum occasione de cysticis in genere excrescentiis. Praeses: Chr. Godof. Stentzel. 1723 Reinhold, Gottfried Samuel: Observatio de arteria coronaria cordis instar ossis indurata. 1740 Salzmann, Joh.: De subitanea morte a sanguine in pericardium effuso. Respond. Joh. Goeritz, Argentor. 1731 Hilscher, Simon Paul (1682-1748). (Pr.): De exulceratione pericardii et cordis exemplo illustrata. Respondente Casimir Christoph. Schmidel. 1742 Kaltschmied, Carolus Fridericus (1706-1769) (Pr.): De variis praeternaturalibus in sectione cadaveris inventis. 1751 Goetz, Georgius (1703-1746): De polyposis concretionibus variorum in pectore morborum causis. 1726 Schacher, Polycarp. Gottlieb. (1674-1737): De polypis. 1721 Boehmer, Philippus Adolphus (1717-1789): De praecavenda polyporum generatione. 1736

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        ITER PALAESTINUM ELLER RESA TIL HELIGA LANDET... UTGIFVEN AF CARL LINNAEUS

      Stockholm: n.p.. Very Good. 1757. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good, in contemporary quarter sheep. Linnaeus sponsored Hasselquist's travels in the Holy Land, and published this book after the author's death. Soulsby 3577. In 1747, Frederic Hasselquist entered the study of his teacher Carolus Linnaeus to announce his decision to go to the Holy Land and explore its natural history. This decision was prompted by a lecture in which Linnaeus complained that the natural history of the Holy Land was almost as little know as that of the remote provinces of India. Hasselquist finally embarked on his journey in 1749; visiting parts of Asia Minor, Egypt, Cyprus and Palestine, making large natural history collections. Unfortunately, his health succumbed to the fatigues of travel, and he died near Smyrna on his way home. His collections did reach Stockholm, and five years after his death his notes were published by Linnaeus under the title Iter Palæstinum, Eller Resa til Heliga Landet, Förrättad Ifrån år 1749 til 1752, which was translated into French and German in 1762 and into English in 1766 (as Voyages and Travels in the Levant, in the Years 1749, 50, 51, 52).; .

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        Vedute delle ville, e d'altri luoghi della Toscana

      Florence: Giuseppe Bouchard, 1757. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Broadsheets (550 x 376 mm). Etched title and 50 etched plates of the villas of Tuscany after Zocchi by Giuseppe Benedetti (7), Marco Antonio Corsi (4), Philote-François Duflos (2), Giuseppe Filosi (4), Vincenzo Franceschini (1), Giuliano Giampiccoli (1), Michele Marieschi (2), Niccolo Mogalli (3), Pietro Monaco (7), Filippo Morghen (9), Johann Sebastian Müller (1), Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1), Joseph Wagner (6), and Giuseppe Zocchi (2). Contemporary marbled calf gilt. Wear to joints. Provenance: purchased from Ars Libri, 1985. A FINE COPY of the third (second Bouchard) edition, following the first of 1744 and the second (the first published by Bouchard) of 1754. Little is known of Zocchi's life. Born near Florence, he studied in Venice and Bologna, and became the official designer of the Pietre Dura factory from 1754 to 1750. The present work, and his Scelta (see previous item) were the product of his commission by the Marchese Andrea Gerini to record the great landmarks in Florence and its environs. These drawings are now in the Pierpont Morgan Library. Tuscan villas are seen within gardens and surrounding bucolic landscapes, with punctuations of humorous human interactions. Piranesi etched one plate for the work: "La real villa dell'Ambrogiana" (Focillon 19; Wilton-Ely 102). Berlin Kat. 2701; Mason p. 190.

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        P. Virgilii Maronis Opera - Ex antiquis monimentis illustrata cura, studio & sumtibus Henrici Justice Armigeri, Rufforthii Toparchae.

      [The Hague]., 1757-1765. First edition thus. Second issue, dedicated to the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I. Octavo. Five volumes bound into one: pp [xvi], 14, 138; [x], 129; [ii], 142; [ii], 154; [ii], 85. Five engraved title-pages, 28 copper engraved plates by Marcus Pitteri, engraved folding map. The entire text is engraved in copper. Period binding of full vellum with gilt rules, gilt devices to spine, embossed device to each cover, morocco title label,marbled edges and endpapers. The fifth volume, which serves as an Index to the previous volumes was edited and published by the author's son William and shows a distinct deterioration in the quality of the printing. It seems the book was printed in Italy, to which country the editor retired having been prosecuted by the University of Cambridge for stealing books. His original sentence of transportation was reduced to exile.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. Tob. Conr. Lotter, "Nova et accuratißima Ducatus Wurtenbergici .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1757, 50 x 57,5 Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, unten rechts kleine Umgebungskarte vom Hohenwiel ( Landgrafschaft Nellenburg ). Zeigt Württemberg. Gebiet: Bad Winpfen, Nördlingen, Riedlingen, Baden-Baden.

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        Die Geschichte des jetzigen Kriegs zu unpartheyischer Erkenntniß seines Anfangs und Fortgangs in Gesprächen im Reiche der Todten vorgestellt. Bd. 1. In welchem die Historie von A. 1756. und 1757. in X. Stücken beschrieben ist: Nebst einer Vorrede von dem Gebrauche und der Absicht dieses Buchs, und einigen Zusätzen zu den darinne enthaltenen Nachrichten, von den vornehmsten Generals und anden hohen Officiers, die sich bey diesem Kriege einen Namen erworben, wie auch einem gedoppelten Register. [Tit. v. Tl. 1 in Bd. 1, die weiteren Tit.: Gespräch im Reiche der Todten].

       Frankfurth/Lpz., Raspe 1757 (3. Stk.) - 1761. 1.-40. Stück (v. 55) in 4 Bdn. gr.-8°. 10 Bll., 52 S., 4 Bll., 172 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 46 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S. Mit 1 gest. Frontisp. u. 10 (davon gefalt.) kolor. Karten; 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 44 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 54 S., 2 Bll., 52 S. Mit 10 mehrf. gefalt. kolor. Karten; 1 Bl., 546 S., 13 Bll. Mit 10 mehrf. gefalt. kolor. Karten; 532 S., 13 Bll., 12 Bll. Mit 9 mehrf. gefalt. kolor. Karten. Insges. 39 (dav. 38 gefalt.) kolor. Karten. Ldr. d. Zt. Kap. berieb. Namenstempel auf flieg. Vors.Karte einger.Goedeke IV, I, 577; VD18 90310764 - 1.-5. Stück: Graf v Schwerin - Fürst v. Piccolomini. 6. - 7. Stück: Karl Friedrich Wilhelm zu Brandenburg-Anspach - Friedrich Wilhelm Herzog v. Hollstein-Beck. 8. -10. Stück: Königin v. Polen Maria Josepha - Churfürstin v. Brandenburg Sophia Dorothea. 11. - 20. Stück Ludwig Christian, Stollberg Seuderisch - Hannß Carl v. Winterfeld. 3. Bd. 1. Stück: (= 21.) - 30. August Wilhelm, Prinz v. Preussen - Anna (Erbstatthalterin der vereinigten Niederlande). 31.-40. Stück: Landgraf v. Hessen-Kassel Wilhlem der Achte - Prinz Eugen. Mit Karten v. Dresden, Göttingen, Minden, Landshut u. a, Versand D: 4,00 EUR Geschichte, Militaria

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        Raccolta delle Opere Minori di Ludovico Antonio Muratori Bibliotecario del Serenissimo Signor Duca di Modena

      Giuseppe Ponzelli, poi Tommaso Alfano, poi Eredi di Tommaso Alfano, 1757. ITALIANO 30,8 Imponente prima Edizione dell' opera completa in 22 volumi rilegati in tutta pergamena con titoli oro al dorso. L'opera ha subito tre variazioni di stamperie, in primis col Ponzelli poi l' Alfano ed infine gli eredi Alfano. Incisioni ai frontespizi e a fine argomento, capilettera decorati ad ogni inizio parte. Presenti richiami a fine pagina e segnatura dei fascicoli. Fioritura alle pagine, alcune brunite,normali segni del tempo, legature salde. Opera rarissima USATO

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        [1] Oorspronckelijke beschrijving van de vermaerde belegering en 't ontzet der stad Leiden. 4e druk (...) vermeerdert met de treffelyke oratie van (...) mr. Karel Crucius. Leiden, Honkoop, 1757. [Gebonden met:] [2] Afbeelding van de Hoogstraet en Vischbrugge te Leyden met de veranderingen veroorzaekt door den brand op den 3-10-1766 (...) gevolgd van eenige toepasselijke gedichten. Leiden, Hoogeveen, 1767. [En met:] [3] Beschryving en afbeelding van den brand in het armeweeshuis binnen Leyden, vo.

      Half leren band uit de tijd, [1] (12)+210, [2] 62+(2) [3] 8 pag. [1] Geillustreerd met 7 gravures, o.a. door J. Besoet, [2] met 4 fraaie uitslaande gravures en [3] met 1 mooie uitslaande gravure, de laatste 5 door N. van der Meer.

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        Theatrum machinarum universale of keurige verzameling van verscheide grote en zeer fraaie waterwerken, schutsluizen, waterkeringen, ophaal- en draaibruggen.

      Amsterdam, Schenk, 1757. [2nd edition], complete volume I. Folio, bound in gold decorated half vellum. Beautiful, good copy. 14 pag. text, 25 large engraved plates and 2 plates with dedications.B0357.

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        Stadtplan mit Erklärungen, Titel- und Wappenkartuschen sowie geschichtlichen Beschreibung ('Accurata et novissima repraesentatio ichnographica Hannoverae . Hannover die Churfürstl. Braunschweig-Lüneburg Haupt u. Residentz Stadt an der Leine gelegen.').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Tobias Conrad Lotter in Augsburg, 1757, 48,5 x 56,5

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        Dionysii Petavii Aurelianensis e Societate Jesu de Doctrina Temporum (Original edition )

      Venetiis [Venice]: B. Baronchelli, 1757. 3 volumes. [ii], v-xlviii, 567, [7]; [ii], iii-viii, 362, [2]; [ii], iii-xii, 536 pp. Illustrated with title page engravings, and Vol. 3 with engraved portrait frontispiece. (Folio) 38x24 cm (15x10"), bound in later tan cloth, morocco spine labels with gilt lettering. Pétau was born at Orléans, and was one of the most brilliant scholars in a learned age. Carrying on and improving the chronological labors of Joseph Justus Scaliger, he published in 1627 an Opus de doctrina temporum, which has been often reprinted. An abridgment of this work, Rationarium temporum, was translated into French and English, and has been brought down to the year 1849. Among his previous writings, Pétau had inserted some masterly dissertations on chronology; in 1627 he brought out his De doctrina temporum, and later theTabulae chronologicae This is the last combined edition of Petavius' chronological opus. this set from the Mt. St. Alphonsus Seminary Library of Esopus, New York. Wear and soiling to bindings with rubbing to extremities, darkening to spines and wear to leather, library labels at heels of spines, some corner bumps; front endpapers of vols. 2 and 3 partially detached, vol. 1 possibly lacking a preliminary leaf, library pockets with cards affixed to rear endpapers, some library stamps to title pages, occasional dampstaining and darkening to textblock, interiors solid; very good.

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        Stadtplan mit Karte der Umgebung ('Plan De Goetingue de Hanover avec toutes ses Environs A Paris Chez le Rouge Rue des Augustins. 1757. A.P.D.R.').

      - Kupferstich b. Le Rouge in Paris, 1757, 48,5 x 56 Perfekter Zustand!

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        Kleinigkeiten von G. E. Leßing. Neue Auflage.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig [d.i. Stuttgart, bei Johann Benedict Metzler] 1757. - 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. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schriftmässige Beantwortung der Frage: Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen und Spielen zu halten sey und ob es nicht mit zur Christlichen Freyheit gehöre? als ein Anhang zu den Betrachtungen von der Freyheit der Gläubigen vom Gesetz.

      192 S. - Angebunden: ders., Ein Pathen-Geschenke oder einfältige in Frage und Antwort gestellte Anleitung Wie die lieben Kinder ihren Taufbund bewahren und erneuren sollen, besonders, wenn sie zum erstenmal zum heiligen Abendmahl gehen, zur allgemeinen Erbauung und Besserung der verfallenen Kinderzucht für Eltern und Kinder. Zweyte Auflage. Ebda., 1757. 112 S. Umschlag d. Zt. ADB III, 37 Hayn-Got. VII, 539 Antidance Bibliography 0121. - Der Erbauungsschriftsteller und Liederdichter des halleschen Pietismus Karl Heinrich von Bogatzky (1690-1774) vergleicht das Tanzvergnügen mit dem Glückspiel mit Bezug auf die Bibel und besonders der Zehn Gebote rät er von beiden Beschäftigungen dringend ab. - Das kleine angebundene Werk ist recht repräsentativ für Bogatzkys sonstiges Schaffen sein bekanntestes Werk "Güldenes Schatzkästlein der Kinder Gottes" ist in zahlreichen Auflagen erschienen. - Der einfache Umschlag etwas gebrauchsspurig. Unbeschnitten, tls. stockfleckig. Die ersten Blätter am unteren Falz mit kleinem Rotfleck.

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        Watchman's Answer to the Question, What of the Night, &c. A Sermon

      1757 - BURR, AARON. The Watchman's Answer to the Question, What of the Night, &c. A Sermon Preached before the Synod of New-York, Convened at Newark, in New- Jersey, September 30. 1756 . The Second Edition. Boston: S. Kneeland, 1757. 46 p. Removed from a bound volume. Top margin a bit close with an occasional running head slightly cut into by the binder's knife, else very good. Second edition of an early New Jersey sermon by the second president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). Aaron Burr was born in Connecticut, graduated from Yale College, and in 1736 became minister of the First Church in Newark. He was one of the original trustees of the College of New Jersey, and after Jonathan Dickinson's death in 1747 Burr became the college's second president, serving until his own death ten years later. During his presidency the college moved from his parsonage in Newark to Princeton. He was the father of Aaron Burr (1756-1836), vice-president of the United States. Evans 7863; Felcone, New Jersey Books, 34; ESTC W29697.

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        A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

      London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1757. First edition. Half-title present. viii, [8, contents], 184 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf, rebacked with period spine. Board edges with minor wear; occasional light foxing in lower margins. Morocco book label of R.B. Adam (with portrait of Samuel Johnson). Handsome copy, internally clean. First edition. Half-title present. viii, [8, contents], 184 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Burke's Theory of Beauty. Burke's very scarce fifth publication (if one includes the disputed AN ACCOUNT OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS), and, according to Todd (citing internal evidence) "This would appear to be a rather small edition, possibly like the VINDICATION limited to 500 copies ... " Todd 5a

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        A METHODICAL SYNOPSIS OF MINERAL WATERS

      1757. RUTTY, John. A METHODICAL SYNOPSIS OF MINERAL WATERS comprehending the most Celebrated Medicinal Waters, both Cold and Hot, of Great-Britain, Ireland, France, Germany, and Italy, and several other Parts of the World. London: William Johnstone, 1757. With 28 leaves of tables at the beginning, and twelve throughout the text. Quarto. xvi pp., [40] ff., 660, [8] pp. Old calf, quite worn, front flyleaf missing. library markings. Rutty, a Quaker, practiced medicine among the poor in Dublin for fifty years, and is well known for his "Spiritual Diary" as well as his medical, meteorological, and pharmaceutical publications. (Wellcome IV,596).

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        Allerhöchste Römisch-Kayserlich-Königliche Verordnungen, Die dermahlige Kriegs-Umstände Betreffend [...]. 9 Teile in einem Band sowie 3 zusätzliche Beibindungen.

      Augsburg, Maximilian Simon Pingitzer, 1757. 4°. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Initialen u. -Vignetten. Zus. ca. 240 S., HPgmt. d. Zt. Erstausgabe. - Das Werk enthält die auf dem Haupttitel verzeichneten neun Teile (meist separat paginiert u. mit separaten Titelblättern): I. Reichs-Hof-Raths-Conclusum dd. 13. Sept. Anno 1756. II. Kayserlich-Allergnädigste Hof-Decreta dd. 14. Sept. dictat. 20. 22. 23. eijusd. III. Reichs-Hof-Raths-Conclusum dd. 9. Oct. IV. Kayserlich-Königl. Circular-Rescript dd. 20. Sept. V. Beantwortung des kundtgewordenen Königl. Preußischen Kriegs-Manifests. VI. Kurtze Verzeichnuß einiger von Seiten des Königl. Preußis. Hofs wider die Berliner- und Dreßdner-Tractaten ausgeübten Fridens-brüchigen Unternehmungen. VII. Kayserl. Allergnädigstes ferneres Hof-Decret, dictatum die 18. Octobr. VIII. Königl. Pohlnisch und Chur-Sächsisches Pro Memoria dd. 17. Novembr. samt Beylagen A. & B. IX. Königl. Pohlnis. und Chur-Sächsisches Gesandschafts-Pro Memoria dd. 6. Decembr. samt Beylagen von Num. 1. biß 5. - Der Sammelband enthält zusätzlich noch drei weitere Schriften: 1.) Standhafte Widerlegung der sogenannten Ausführlichen Königlich-Preußischen Beantwortung der von dem Wiener Hof herausgegebenen Kurzen Verzeichnus einer aus denen vielfältigen von Seiten des Königl. Preußischen Hofs wider die Berliner- und Dreßdner Tractaten ausgeübten friedbrüchigen Unternehmungen. Wien, Trattner, 1757. 30, V S. - 2.) Gesätzmässige Anmerkungen, gegen die so genannte Patriotische Gedanken über das wider Sr. Königlichen Majestät in Preußen den 20. Septembr. 1756. zur offentlichen Reichs-Dictatur gekommene Hof-Decret. Preßburg, Landerer, 1757. 16 nn. Bll. - 3.) Anmerkungen über die von Anbeginn des gegenwärtigen Kriegs bis anhero zum öffentlichen Druck gediehene Königl. Preußis. Kriegs-Manifesten, Circularien und Memoires. Augsburg, Pingitzer, 1757. 40 S. - Tlw. etw. gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Versand D: 12,00 EUR Siebenjähriger Krieg, Allerhöchste Römisch-Kayserlich-Königliche Verordnungen, Die dermahlige Kriegs-Umstände Betreffend, Militaria

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        Offenbahrungen über Deutschland.

      8. Gest. Frontisp., 330 S., 1 nn. Bl. (Inhalt), mit e gest. Titelblattvignette. in Rotdruck, e. Kopfstück u. zwei kleinen Schlussvignetten. Pappband d. Zeit, Papierüberzug braun marmoriert, Rücken mit e. Papierschildchen mit alter handschriftlicher Zahl, bestoßen u. fleckig, mit Wurmgang im vorderen Gelenk, Bindung locker, Vorderdeckel u. Rücken vom Buchblock gelöst. Seiten etwas gebräunt, teilw. fleckig. Holzmann-B. III,233,7582. Weller. Druckorte I,128. Wurzbach 38,152ff. ? viel kritisiertes, von der Wiener Zensur zeitweilig sogar auf die Liste der verbotenen Bücher gesetztes, Pamphlet des aus Böhmen stammenden Dramatikers u. Theaterdirektors Ritter v. Steinsberg (1757-1833) der v. a. auch als Publizist kritischer Schriften u. Artikel bekannt und vielfach angefeindet wurde. - Enthält Schmähreden auf Zustände in Augsburg, München, Stuttgart, Konstanz, sowie auf den ganzen deutschen Adel bezogen, was das rasche Verbot des Werkes zur Folge hatte. Entsprechend ist auch die Titelvignette zu verstehen. Die Vignette zeigt die Allegorie der Veritas, in einen Spiegel schauend, in dem die Städtenamen Wien, Berlin, Hamburg, Prag, Leipzig und Frank(furt) stehen.

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        A View of the Solar System and Orbit of the Comet, (with its proper Elevation,) which will next return; truely representing all its Appearances for any Part of the Year.

      Published according to Act of Parliament, Feb. 24th 1757., London, - The transit of Halley's comet in 1758 Engraved broadside, three dimensional flap illustrating the perihelion, complete comet cut-outs, text on either sides. The instrument shows the probable transit of Halley's comet in 1758. The plane of the comet, with the various comet tails, can be tilted at an angle above the ecliptic plane in order to simulate the inclination of the cometary orbit. At the end of the accompanying text, Martin warns: "At its descending Node, it will be very near the Earths Orbit; and should that happen the 12th of May we should be in a dangerous Situation, as the denser Part of its blazing Tail would then envelope the Earth, which God forbid." Edmond Halley, in his 1705 'Synopsis of the Astronomy of Comets', used Newton's Laws to calculate the effects of the gravitational pull of Jupiter and Saturn of cometary bodies. He calculated that the comet of 1682 was the same as those observed by Petrus Apianus in 1531 and Johannes Kepler in 1607, returning every 76 years. Halley correctly predicted its return for 1758, although it was not spotted until 25 December 1758, and did not pass through its perihelion until 13 March 1759 on account of the aforementioned gravitational pull. Waff, Comet Halley's First Expected Return, p.12

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        Salzburg, Prospect, anno 1740, Seutter Matthäus, altkoloriert

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Kupferkarte, verlegt in Augsburg, durch Matthäus Seutter, "Die vornehmste Prospect Der weltberühmten Erzbischöfflichen Statt Salbzurg. und derselben vornehmsten prächtig und wunderbahren so wohl geistlich als weltlichen Gebäuden, zu mehrerer Auszierung selbiger Landcharte in Kupfer gestochen und zum Verkauf dargelegt von Matthaeus Seutter Kupferstecher in Augsburg." Blattmaß: 50x59 cm., gedruckt auf dickem Papier, altkoloriert, nur gering gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. Desbruslins bei Ph. Buache, "Carte Physique de L' Ocean où l'on voit des Grandes Chaines de Montagnes .

      - mit Grenzkolorit, dat. 1757, 27,5 x 34,5 Lex. zur Geschichte der Kartographie, 120 ff.; vergl. auch Phlipps ( Ausgabe von 1757 wie hier vorliegend ). Blatt III aus dem Atlas von G. Delisle und Ph. Buache: "Cartes et tables de la Geographie physique ou naturelle". - Die Karte geht auf Guillaume Delisle zurück, die dieser zu Lebzeiten nicht mehr vollenden konnte ( gestorben 1726). Ph. Buache vollendete die Karten und gab sie erstmals 1754 heraus. Die Karten sind wohl der 1. Versuch, das Großrelief der Erde in seiner Gesamtheit zu erklären. Alle Gebirge dieser Erde hängen miteinander zusammen und setzen sich unter dem Meeresspiegel fort.

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        Carte de L'Isle de la Martinique Colonie Françoise de l'une des Isles Antilles de l'Amerique Dressée sur des Plans manuscrits entr' autres sur celui de Mr. Mouel Ingenieur du Roy Assujetis à des Observations Astronomiques et conciliés avec des memoires particuliers de feu Mr Guill. Delisle Premier Geographe de S. Majesté.

      Covens and Mortier, Amsterdam 1757 - Engraved with early outline colour. Printed on laid paper. In perfect condition. Image size: 18 1/8 x 23 1/8 inches. A handsome 18th century topographical map of Martinique This highly detailed map of Martinique delineates the hilly terrain, forests, roads, houses, and even the sugar plantations. The island was to the French what Barbados and Jamaica were to the English: immensely profitable sites for sugar production. Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726) was the son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. Jean (Johannes) Covens and Corneille (Cornelius) Mortier were brothers-in-law, who carried on the book publishing business established by Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam in 1685. Pierre Mortier's company owed much of its success to his access to French publishers, whose publications he re-issued in handsome editions.The elder Mortier died in 1711; his wife continued the firm until she died in 1719. In 1721, Covens and Mortier formed a partnership, Covens having married Agatha Mortier in the same year. They continued the business by publishing enlarged editions of Sanson, Jaillot, and De L'Isle, as well as some of the later Dutch cartographical masters such as De Wit and Allard, and of course Pierre Mortier. Koeman, C & M 8 #118.

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        The History of the Knights Hospitallers of St John of Jerusalem,

      Edinburgh: Printed by R. Fleming, for A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson, Yair and Fleming, and W. Gray,, 1757 . styled afterwards, the Knights of Rhodes, and at present, the Knights of Malta. 5 volumes, duodecimo in sixes (165 x 94 mm). Contemporary calf, dark tawny-coloured labels. Engraved armorial bookplates (by the fashionable Pugh Brothers, Lincoln's Inn) of Marquess of Headfort, most likely Thomas Taylor, 3rd marquess (1822-1894, succeeded to title 1870). Head of spine chipped on volume I, extremities chipped on volume V, old dark stains on back cover of volume I, touch of worming at foot of front joint on volume V (which has not progressed internally). An excellent set, clean, crisp and sound. First small format edition in English, following the two-volume folio of 1728 and originally published in French in 1726. Commissioned by the Order themselves, Vertot's history remained the standard work for two centuries. The Abbé's "talent as an historian was more of a literary than of a critical character" (Catholic Encyclopaedia), which perhaps was fitting for the telling of a tale of such legendary scope and scale. The Order was founded in Jerusalem after the reconquest in 1099; forced from the Holy Land after the fall of Acre in 1291, they settled briefly on Cyprus before being gifted lands on Rhodes. They were expelled from there by Suleiman the Magnificent after a six month siege in 1522, and after a short sojourn on Sicily, the Order was granted the islands of Malta and Gozo by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. In 1565 the Order organized the heroic resistance to the Siege of Malta, the island losing over a third of its population while withstanding a bombardment of nearly 150,000 cannon shots. Even if the Siege did little to alter the balance of power in the Mediterranean, it was the first true defeat of the Ottoman Empire in a century and lifted European morale immeasurably, and such was its resonance that two hundred years later Voltaire could remark; "Rien n'est plus connu que le siège de Malte" ["Nothing is better known than the Siege of Malta"]. The text also includes Vertot's 'Discourse upon the Alcoran', originally given before L'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres in 1724, and his 'Dissertation on Zizim', a historiographical study of Cem Sultan's time on Rhodes. A very appealing set in a contemporary trade binding of plain calf.

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        SARCOTIS. CARMEN

      Coloniæ Agrippinæ, et venit Parisiis: Apud J. Barbou [second part: Londres, et se vend à Paris, Chez J. Barbou], 1757. First Separate Printing y. Involving the Belgian poet and philologist Masen (1606-81), the English teacher and scholar William Lauder (d. 1771), and, most importantly, Milton's reputation and integrity, this is the first separate printing of a work of central importance in one of the most bizarre stories in the annals of literary fraud. Lauder's entire adult life seemed dominated by bitterness and animosity: he was the victim of a freakish golfing accident, which led to the amputation of a leg; then he experienced a series of professional disappointments, both in seeking positions and in his attempts to promote the sale of literary materials for use in the schools. In this latter category, one of his setbacks had a tangential connection with the reputation of Milton, and in 1747, to the amazement of the learned world, he published in the "Gentleman's Magazine" a kind of twisted revenge in the form of an article claiming that "Paradise Lost" was largely plagiarized from "Sarcotis," the present Latin poem by Masen (or Masenius). There followed elaborating articles, indignant rejoinders from Milton's defenders, and a book-length consolidation of the "Gentleman's Magazine" pieces in which Lauder claimed that Milton borrowed from no fewer than 18 contemporaneous writers of Latin verse. Eventually, Lauder published another book on the subject, this one purportedly containing actual excerpts from the works Milton was said to have plagiarized. It was a work Warburton described as "the most silly and knavish book [he] ever saw," and it wasn't long before an aroused public discovered that the suspect passages had all been maliciously put into the works in question by Lauder himself. Though Lauder tried desperately to retrieve his lost reputation, there was no hope, and he eventually emigrated to Barbados, where he died in poverty after failing with a grammar school and then a huckster's shop. "Sarcotis" first appeared in print in 1664 as part of a larger work entitled "Palaestra Eloquentiae Ligatae," printed in three parts in Cologne from 1654-83, and it was in this publication that Lauder discovered the poem. Once the Lauder controversy exploded, there was suddenly a demand for "Sarcotis" to be reprinted. The present volume contains the poem in the original Latin, and in a second, separately paginated, part, it contains a French translation of the work and a 64-page account entitled "Observations sur le 'Paradis Perdu' de Milton & sur la 'Sarcothee' de Masenius," which seems to have been extracted from a periodical publication printed in 1754. This is an extremely rare book, NUC locating only four copies.. 152 x 89 mm. (6 x 3 1/2"). 1 p.l., 108 pp.; 2 p.l., 192 pp., [2] leaves. Two parts in one volume. First Separate Printing. Contemporary mottled calf, blind-ruled borders, flat spine with gilt compartments featuring foliate thistle centerpiece, morocco label, marbled endpapers. Woodcut illustrated title page, headpieces, and tailpieces. Graesse IV, 436; Brunet III, 1515. Joints a bit flaked, tail of front joint with quarter-inch crack, leather just slightly crackled and a bit soiled, but an excellent copy, the rather pretty binding sturdy and still bright, and THE TEXT BOTH IMMACULATE AND EXTRAORDINARILY FRESH. Involving the Belgian poet and philologist Masen (1606-81), the English teacher and scholar William Lauder (d. 1771), and, most importantly, Milton's reputation and integrity, this is the first separate printing of a work of central importance in one of the most bizarre stories in the annals of literary fraud. Lauder's entire adult life seemed dominated by bitterness and animosity: he was the victim of a freakish golfing accident, which led to the amputation of a leg; then he experienced a series of professional disappointments, both in seeking positions and in his attempts to promote the sale of literary materials for use in the schools. In this latter category, one of his setbacks had a tangential connection with the reputation of Milton, and in 1747, to the amazement of the learned world, he published in the "Gentleman's Magazine" a kind of twisted revenge in the form of an article claiming that "Paradise Lost" was largely plagiarized from "Sarcotis," the present Latin poem by Masen (or Masenius). There followed elaborating articles, indignant rejoinders from Milton's defenders, and a book-length consolidation of the "Gentleman's Magazine" pieces in which Lauder claimed that Milton borrowed from no fewer than 18 contemporaneous writers of Latin verse. Eventually, Lauder published another book on the subject, this one purportedly containing actual excerpts from the works Milton was said to have plagiarized. It was a work Warburton described as "the most silly and knavish book [he] ever saw," and it wasn't long before an aroused public discovered that the suspect passages had all been maliciously put into the works in question by Lauder himself. Though Lauder tried desperately to retrieve his lost reputation, there was no hope, and he eventually emigrated to Barbados, where he died in poverty after failing with a grammar school and then a huckster's shop. "Sarcotis" first appeared in print in 1664 as part of a larger work entitled "Palaestra Eloquentiae Ligatae," printed in three parts in Cologne from 1654-83, and it was in this publication that Lauder discovered the poem. Once the Lauder controversy exploded, there was suddenly a demand for "Sarcotis" to be reprinted. The present volume contains the poem in the original Latin, and in a second, separately paginated, part, it contains a French translation of the work and a 64-page account entitled "Observations sur le 'Paradis Perdu' de Milton & sur la 'Sarcothee' de Masenius," which seems to have been extracted from a periodical publication printed in 1754. This is an extremely rare book, NUC locating only four copies.

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        SARCOTIS. CARMEN

      Coloniæ Agrippinæ, et venit Parisiis: Apud J. Barbou [second part: Londres, et se vend à Paris, Chez J. Barbou], 1757. First Separate Printing y. Involving the Belgian poet and philologist Masen (1606-81), the English teacher and scholar William Lauder (d. 1771), and, most importantly, Milton's reputation and integrity, this is the first separate printing of a work of central importance in one of the most bizarre stories in the annals of literary fraud. Lauder's entire adult life seemed dominated by bitterness and animosity: he was the victim of a freakish golfing accident, which led to the amputation of a leg; then he experienced a series of professional disappointments, both in seeking positions and in his attempts to promote the sale of literary materials for use in the schools. In this latter category, one of his setbacks had a tangential connection with the reputation of Milton, and in 1747, to the amazement of the learned world, he published in the "Gentleman's Magazine" a kind of twisted revenge in the form of an article claiming that "Paradise Lost" was largely plagiarized from "Sarcotis," the present Latin poem by Masen (or Masenius). There followed elaborating articles, indignant rejoinders from Milton's defenders, and a book-length consolidation of the "Gentleman's Magazine" pieces in which Lauder claimed that Milton borrowed from no fewer than 18 contemporaneous writers of Latin verse. Eventually, Lauder published another book on the subject, this one purportedly containing actual excerpts from the works Milton was said to have plagiarized. It was a work Warburton described as "the most silly and knavish book [he] ever saw," and it wasn't long before an aroused public discovered that the suspect passages had all been maliciously put into the works in question by Lauder himself. Though Lauder tried desperately to retrieve his lost reputation, there was no hope, and he eventually emigrated to Barbados, where he died in poverty after failing with a grammar school and then a huckster's shop. "Sarcotis" first appeared in print in 1664 as part of a larger work entitled "Palaestra Eloquentiae Ligatae," printed in three parts in Cologne from 1654-83, and it was in this publication that Lauder discovered the poem. Once the Lauder controversy exploded, there was suddenly a demand for "Sarcotis" to be reprinted. The present volume contains the poem in the original Latin, and in a second, separately paginated, part, it contains a French translation of the work and a 64-page account entitled "Observations sur le 'Paradis Perdu' de Milton & sur la 'Sarcothee' de Masenius," which seems to have been extracted from a periodical publication printed in 1754. This is an extremely rare book, NUC locating only four copies.. 152 x 89 mm. (6 x 3 1/2"). 1 p.l., 108 pp.; 2 p.l., 192 pp., [2] leaves. Two parts in one volume. First Separate Printing. Contemporary mottled calf, blind-ruled borders, flat spine with gilt compartments featuring foliate thistle centerpiece, morocco label, marbled endpapers. Woodcut illustrated title page, headpieces, and tailpieces. Graesse IV, 436; Brunet III, 1515. Joints a bit flaked, tail of front joint with quarter-inch crack, leather just slightly crackled and a bit soiled, but an excellent copy, the rather pretty binding sturdy and still bright, and THE TEXT BOTH IMMACULATE AND EXTRAORDINARILY FRESH.Involving the Belgian poet and philologist Masen (1606-81), the English teacher and scholar William Lauder (d. 1771), and, most importantly, Milton's reputation and integrity, this is the first separate printing of a work of central importance in one of the most bizarre stories in the annals of literary fraud. Lauder's entire adult life seemed dominated by bitterness and animosity: he was the victim of a freakish golfing accident, which led to the amputation of a leg; then he experienced a series of professional disappointments, both in seeking positions and in his attempts to promote the sale of literary materials for use in the schools. In this latter category, one of his setbacks had a tangential connection with the reputation of Milton, and in 1747, to the amazement of the learned world, he published in the "Gentleman's Magazine" a kind of twisted revenge in the form of an article claiming that "Paradise Lost" was largely plagiarized from "Sarcotis," the present Latin poem by Masen (or Masenius). There followed elaborating articles, indignant rejoinders from Milton's defenders, and a book-length consolidation of the "Gentleman's Magazine" pieces in which Lauder claimed that Milton borrowed from no fewer than 18 contemporaneous writers of Latin verse. Eventually, Lauder published another book on the subject, this one purportedly containing actual excerpts from the works Milton was said to have plagiarized. It was a work Warburton described as "the most silly and knavish book [he] ever saw," and it wasn't long before an aroused public discovered that the suspect passages had all been maliciously put into the works in question by Lauder himself. Though Lauder tried desperately to retrieve his lost reputation, there was no hope, and he eventually emigrated to Barbados, where he died in poverty after failing with a grammar school and then a huckster's shop. "Sarcotis" first appeared in print in 1664 as part of a larger work entitled "Palaestra Eloquentiae Ligatae," printed in three parts in Cologne from 1654-83, and it was in this publication that Lauder discovered the poem. Once the Lauder controversy exploded, there was suddenly a demand for "Sarcotis" to be reprinted. The present volume contains the poem in the original Latin, and in a second, separately paginated, part, it contains a French translation of the work and a 64-page account entitled "Observations sur le 'Paradis Perdu' de Milton & sur la 'Sarcothee' de Masenius," which seems to have been extracted from a periodical publication printed in 1754. This is an extremely rare book, NUC locating only four copies.

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        Imperii Persici, anno 1640, Seutter M., old colours

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Imperii Persici, anno 1740, Seutter M., altkoloriert Coppermap, edited by Matthäus Seutter, Augsburg, Germany, anno 1640: "Nova IMPERII PERSICI delineatio juxta recentib. et accuratis. Observat. ADRIANI RELANDI proposita." Contemporary coloured, on margins little brownish, size of the leaf: 54x62 cm., printed on thick paper. No cracs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. T. C. Lotter n. Paul Pfinzing, "Fraischlicher Bezirck der Fraenckischen Vestung und Nürnbergischen Pfleg Ambts Liechtenau im alten Nordgau gelegen".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1757, 60 x 53,5 (H) Cartographia Bavariae, K 2,18. - Zeigt das Pflegamt Lichtenau mit dem Flußlauf der Rednitz von Steinbach bis Kirschendorf in der Bildmitte. Im Norden Vestenberg, im Süden Eschenbach. Als Vorlage diente Lotter die berühmte 4-teilige Karte von Paul Pfinzing. - Mit alten Längs- und Querfalten.

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        Lehensurkunde für Mathias Martin Mayr aus Hall. Innsbruck, 10. XII. 1757.

      1757. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Qu.-gr.-Folio (293:456 mm). Mit drei papiergedeckten Siegeln. Lehensurkunde für ein "ober der Haller Prüggen in Volderer Wald Landgerichts Sonnenburg" gelegenes Grundstück; mit eh. U. der Grafen Joseph Trapp und Leopold Künigl sowie zwei weiteren Unterschriften. - Etwas angestaubt und fleckig.

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        Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et de Chloé . Double Traduction . de Mr. Amiot et d'un anonimie

      Imprimées pour les curieux, Paris 1757 - (7 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches). Final blank. Title in red and black with engraved vignette, text within decorative border of typographic ornaments. Engraved frontispiece by B.Audran after A.Coypel, 28 plates by Audran after Phillippe, duc d'Orléans, 1 unsigned plate after the Comte de Caylus, all within elaborate decorative borders by S.Fokke; 16 head- and tailpieces. Contemporary French red morocco, covers with triple fillet border in gilt, spine in six compartments with raised bands, black morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, the others with elegant repeat pattern in gilt, centering in an acorn and oak leaf spray, gilt turn-ins, comb-marbled endpapers, gilt edges A beautiful copy of an excellent edition of one of the most famous French bibliophile 18th-century illustrated books. The original drawings for the illustrations were made by Philippe, duc d'Orléans under the tutelage of Antoine Coypel in 1714 and subsequently engraved by Audran, and first published in Paris in 1718. The book was re-issued several times with different versions of the same engravings during the 18th century. For the present edition, a series of beautiful borders were added around the plates and a new version included of the risqué additional plate 'Les petits pieds' by the Comte de Caylus. Cohen-de Ricci 653; Sander 1226; cf. Ray French 2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte de L'Isle de la Martinique Colonie Françoise de l'une des Isles Antilles de l'Amerique Dressée sur des Plans manuscrits entr' autres sur celui de Mr. Mouel Ingenieur du Roy Assujetis à des Observations Astronomiques et conciliés avec des memoires particuliers de feu Mr Guill. Delisle Premier Geographe de S. Majesté..

      Amsterdam: Covens and Mortier, 1757. Engraved with early outline colour. Printed on laid paper. In perfect condition. Image size: 18 1/8 x 23 1/8 inches. A handsome 18th century topographical map of Martinique This highly detailed map of Martinique delineates the hilly terrain, forests, roads, houses, and even the sugar plantations. The island was to the French what Barbados and Jamaica were to the English: immensely profitable sites for sugar production. Guillaume de l'Isle (1675-1726) was the son of a cartographer and a pupil of Jean Dominique Cassini, who, among other important contributions, aligned the study of astronomy to the study of geography. Under Cassini's direction, observations were made from locations all over the world that enabled longitudinal calculations to be made with much greater accuracy. De l'Isle carried on this exacting work with remarkable dedication and integrity, constantly revising and improving his maps. While precision was his primary goal, his maps are invariably elegant and attractive. Jean (Johannes) Covens and Corneille (Cornelius) Mortier were brothers-in-law, who carried on the book publishing business established by Pierre Mortier in Amsterdam in 1685. Pierre Mortier's company owed much of its success to his access to French publishers, whose publications he re-issued in handsome editions.The elder Mortier died in 1711; his wife continued the firm until she died in 1719. In 1721, Covens and Mortier formed a partnership, Covens having married Agatha Mortier in the same year. They continued the business by publishing enlarged editions of Sanson, Jaillot, and De L'Isle, as well as some of the later Dutch cartographical masters such as De Wit and Allard, and of course Pierre Mortier. Koeman, C & M 8 #118.

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        P. Virgilii Maronis Opera - Ex antiquis monimentis illustrata cura, studio & sumtibus Henrici Justice Armigeri, Rufforthii Toparchae.

      [The Hague]. 1757-1765 - First edition thus. Second issue, dedicated to the Holy Roman Emperor Francis I. Octavo. Five volumes bound into one: pp [xvi], 14, 138; [x], 129; [ii], 142; [ii], 154; [ii], 85. Five engraved title-pages, 28 copper engraved plates by Marcus Pitteri, engraved folding map. The entire text is engraved in copper. Period binding of full vellum with gilt rules, gilt devices to spine, embossed device to each cover, morocco title label,marbled edges and endpapers. The fifth volume, which serves as an Index to the previous volumes was edited and published by the author's son William and shows a distinct deterioration in the quality of the printing. It seems the book was printed in Italy, to which country the editor retired having been prosecuted by the University of Cambridge for stealing books. His original sentence of transportation was reduced to exile. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Avantures de Don Antonio de Buffalis. Histoire Italienne.The Hague, Jean Neaulme, 1722. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With 6 full-page engraved plates. Contemporary calf.

      Barbier I, col. 334; Cohen-De Ricci, col. 531; Ullrich, Robinson und Robinsonaden, pp. 223-224, no. 2. First edition of these Avantures de Don Antonio de Buffalis, revamped as the “Italian Robinsonade”, on the education and travels of Antonio de Buffalis, a boy from an Italian family living in Milan, by the French writer Antoine de La Barre de Beaumarchais (died ca. 1757). Apart from travel accounts of journeys to Geneva and Venice, full of interesting details of the life in hotels including many more or less piquant stories of his encounters in these establishments, the book, like so many of the picaresque stories, includes also an excursion to Algiers. The book also provides us with information on the habits and traditions of the Moor people. From the library of the counts of Erbach (Germany) with four library stamps; manuscript dedications in pencil on rectos of first flyleaves; lower part of spine gone. Good copy of this adventure book on an Italian Robinson.

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        Essai Géographique sur les Isles Britanniques

      A Paris, De L’Imprimerie De Didot, 1757. - EXEMPLAIRE IMPRIMÉ SUR GRAND PAPIER. In-4° ; titre frontispice gravé très joliment encadré avec un entrelac floral-page de grand titre-2 feuillets non chiffrés [Table des Chapitres]- L’ouvrage contient également de très jolies vignettes et culs-de-lampes des dessinateurs et graveurs : Pierre-Philippe Choffard, J. de la Cruz, Delacroix, de Palmeus fils (carte) et Haussard. Plein maroquin rouge, large dentelle du Louvre dorée encadrant les plats, fleurons aux angles, armoiries frappées or au centre, dos à nerfs richement orné, double filet or sur les coupes, roulette or intérieure, tranches dorées, somptueuse reliure de l’époque. EXEMPLAIRE IMPRIMÉ SUR GRAND PAPIER. C’est le seul ouvrage de Jacques-Nicolas Bellin cité par le bibliographe Henri Cohen (in Guide de l’Amateur de Livres à Gravures du XVIIIe siècle, Sixième Édition, col. 129) pour la remarquable beauté des ses illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anfangsgründe der Feldmeßkunst.

      Mit 5 schwarzen u. 1 illuminirten (= altkol.) Kupfertafel. 5 Bll., 422 S., 6 Bll. Winkelmesstabelle für zehnteiliges Maaß, 4 Bll. Vermessungsregister. OHalbleder auf 5 Bünden m. Rückenschildchen u. Lederecken. 20x13 cm. - vollständig m. allen Tafeln u. Seiten, Ebd. berieben, kl. Papierrest u.Besitzervermerke von alter Hand auf Vorsatz, Titelei u. einige S. etw. fleckig, wenige Blatt mit min. Eckknick. --Friedrich Meinert (1757-1828) war Mathematiker, Astronom, Techniker, Philosoph, Schriftsteller, Leutnant und Militärwissenschaftler Er war Doctor und Professor der Philosophie an der Universität Halle und verfasste mehrere einschlägige Lehrbücher.- Die kolorierte Tafel betitelt: Oeconom. Chartencharaktere die anderen Tafeln zeigen insgesamt 114 Darstellungen von Instrumenten (darunter auch Meinert's Meßapparat auf Taf. V) und geometrischen Figuren. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. ---

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        Four dissertations. I. The natural history of religion. II. Of the passions. III. Of tragedy. IV. Of the standard of taste.

      London printed for A. Millar 1757 - 12mo., (6) + vii + (1) + 240pp., contemporary calf gilt, sometime sympathetically rebacked, with a red morocco spine label and raised bands. A fine copy, with the 19th century armorial bookplate of Sir Thomas E.M. Turton,> Bart. (1790-1854) on front pastedown. First edition. The bibliographical history of this book is complicated. Originally, it was to have contained five essays, including 'Of the Immortality of the Soul' and 'Of Suicide', and proof sheets were prepared accordingly. Hume then decided to suppress these two essays and substitute in their place 'Of the Standard of Taste' and the work was printed this way. Recently, however, Todd has shown that the book as it now appears was the result of a second cancel, which removed leaves K5-8. The work exists in a number of states. Two typographical points were corrected in later copies; and the dedication was suppressed by Hume after publication of some copies, only to be later reinstated, in a slightly different position. Our copy has the typographical errors corrected and is therefore not the very earliest issue. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dagbok öfver en Ostindisk Resa, Åren 1750. 1751. 1752. Med anmärkringar uti Naturkunnigheten, främmande Folkslags Sprak, Seder, Hushallning, m.m.

      Stockholm, L. L. Grefing, 1757. 8vo (11.8 x 19.6 cm). [vi], 376, [xvi] pp., 12 engraved plates. Near contemporary full mottled calf. Spine with five raised bands, blind-tooled floral patterns and vellum label with title. Speckled edges.= A very good copy of the rare first edition. The Swedish traveller and botanist Pehr Osbeck (1723-1805) describes in this book his voyage and many native plants he found in China and Southeast Asia. The preface is by Linnaeus. At the end there is an account of a voyage to China by the botanist, pupil of Linnaeus, and clergyman Olof Torén (1718-1753), originally in the form of letters to Linnaeus "En Ostindisk Resa til Suratte, China &c. Från 1750 April 1 til 1752 Jun. 26 Forråttad af Olof Torén, Stepps-Predikant wid Ostindiska Compagniet uti bref ofwersånd til Archiat. Linnaeus" (half-title occupying page 313). Most plates are botanical, but one plate includes Velella, and a fish. Early contribution to the natural history and especially the botany of China and Southeast Asia. As usual some browning in the text. Pictorial (armorial?) bookplate of Emanuel af Geijersstam (his autograph on the title), small bookplate of the Lundsbergs Skola on the front pastedown, and a very nice pictorial bookplate of the same institute on the front free endpaper. Some skilful repairs to the spine and a small marginal repair in the front free endpaper. Cordier, 2097; Pritzel, 6865; Soulsby, 3599 (under Torén).

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        Origen de los dos celebres santuarios de la Nueva Galicia, obispado de Guadalaxara en la America Septentrional. Noticia cierta de los Milagros Favores que hace la Santissima Virgen

      Second edition, the first was published in 1694 (with lesser illustrations). A beautiful Mexican colonial printing, handsomely illustrated with three full-page plates. Florencia´s is an important source for the history of Guadalajara and Nueva Galicia (current Jalisco, Zacatecas, Colima, and Aguascalientes), and the Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Tzapopán and San Juan de los Lagos Churches. Florencia (1620 - 1695) was a Florida born Jesuit Priest, theologian, historian and writer -as evidenced by this work. An interesting aspect of his ascendance is the fact that he unequivocally promotes indigenous Saints, preaches on the virtues of the Mexican people, and praises the labour of the Jesuits. A fierce defender of the cultural independence of Americans, he may be considered instrumental to the establishment of a separate Mexican national identity. Dedicated to Francisco de S. Buenaventura Martinez Texada, Bishop of Yucatan and Guadalaxara. The engravings are: 1- "Milagrosa Imagen de Na. Sa. de Tzapopan", showing the Lady of Zapopán wearing a crown and a halo stands, the Virgin of Zapopan is said to have interceded between the Spanish and the native population during the European conquest of Mexico; 2- "Hac Crux Gentiles, qui nollunt esse Salutis Ut credant Signum, credere nata docet", showing the Prodigious Grass Cross of Tepic; and "V.R. de la Milagrosa Ymagen de Na. Sa. Juan de los Lagos" portraying the Virgin of San Juan of the Lakes. A half page woodcut displays the arms of Francisco de San Buenaventura Martínez de Texada Diez de Velasco, Bishop of Yucatan. The work proved popular and a best seller, with 6 editions published up to the 18th century. "The Prodigious Grass Cross of Tepic is exceptionally interesting and highly unusual, giving a birds-eye view of the Tepic region, the Cross, and its history, with a precision and attention to detail one might expect to find in a map rather than in the rendering of a miracle... The engravings and their accompanying text all deal with themes indigenous to Mexican Catholicism." (Dorothy Sloan). Medina, México, 4406. Palau, 92349. Sabin, 24816.

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