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        Le Réformateur réformé. Lettre à M***.

      Par la Société des Libraires, A Paris 1757 - In-12 de (3)-207-(5) pp., demi-basane brune à coins, dos à nerfs (reliure de l'époque). Ouvrage attribué de manière incertaine à Cliquot de Blervache. « Cliquot de Blervache, s'inspirant de quelques-unes des considérations qui avaient dicté à Vauban son Projet de dixme royale, et à Boulainvilliers son plan de réforme financière, pose en principe que ce qui est le plus simple approche le plus de la perfection, et prétend réduite tous les impôts à deux au plus » (Weulersse II, 348).

      [Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens]
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        Histoire du Paraguay, en 6 volumes

      1757 - [6 sur 7] cartes dépliantes Paris, Didot, 1757, in-12, [6 sur 7] cartes dépliantes, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à caissons fleuronnés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge, tranches rouges, Cette édition de l'Histoire du Paraguay, de 1757, succède à une première édition, en format in-12, parue en 1756. Pierre François-Xavier de Charlevoix (1682-1761) était un historien jésuite, professeur et voyageur français du XVIIIe siècle. Il écrit, à la suite de ses voyages à la découverte du Nouveau Monde, plusieurs récits de voyage sur l'ile de S. Domingue, du Japon ou encore de l'Amérique septentrionale. Dans cet ouvrage, il relate les conquêtes et les relations avec les indigènes, depuis la première exploration de la région par le castillan Jean de Solis en janvier 1516, au cours de laquelle il fut tué et mangé avec sa suite par les indiens. Étiquettes Ex-Libris contrecollées de "la Bibliothèque de Monsieur de Daron". Bel ensemble. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung von den Gebräuchen und Ceremonien der Wallfarth nach Mecca nebst verschiedenen Schriften welche die Religion die Wissenschaften und die Sitten der Türken betreffen. Nach der Amsterdamer Ausgabe ins teutsche übersetzet von Johann Georg Angerer.

      Nürnberg, Monath 1757. 8 Bll., 191 S. - Angebunden: II. Blumberg, C. G.: Fundamenta linguae Copticae in gratiam eorum conscripta, qui linguam Coptico-Aegyptiacam brevi facilique addiscere methodo exoptant. Leipzig, Groschuff 1716. 3 Bll., 102 S. - III. Rus, Johann Reinhard und Friedrich C. Varenhorst: Accentuationis hebraicae usus pentade dictorum. Jena, Muller (1704). 130 S., 1 Bl. - IV. Hoffmann, Joachim Christian: Dissertatio theologica de Rusio errante circa doctrinam de descensu Christi ad inferos. Hamburg, Brand 1732. 56 S. Dekorativer mit floralem Buntpapier bezogener Pappband d. Zt., mit handschriftl. Rückenschild. I.: Blackmer 643. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - \"This very interesting work contains five separate essays (eigentlich 6!). The first three are translations from Arabic and Turkish authorities, the last two are eye-witness accounts - one a long description of Chios\" (Blackmer). - II. Jolowicz, Bibliotheca aegyptiaca 128; Vater, Litteratur Der Grammatiken etc., 209. Frühe koptische Grammatik des lutherischen Theologen und Orientalisten Christian Gotthelf Blumberg (1664-1735). III. Fürst III, 468. - IV. Abhandlung über den Abstieg Christi in die Unterwelt (\"Höllenfahrt Christi\"), eine volkstümliche Vorstellung, dass Jesus in der Nacht nach seiner Kreuzigung in die Unterwelt hinabgestiegen sei und dort die Seelen der Gerechten seit Adam befreit habe. - Vorderer Spiegel mit montiertem kl. Geldschein der 1920er Jahre und Besitzstempel (Ad Bibliothekam Dr. Karl Becker). Gutes Exemplar! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Vollständiges Lehrgebäude der ganzen Optik, oder der Sehe-, Spiegel- und Strahlbrech-Kunst, darinn die Gründe derselben Theoretisch und Practisch vorgetragen, die Verfertigung der Maschinen und Instrumente, die Zubereitung aller Arten von Spiegeln und Optischen Gläsern deutlich gelehret, auch der Gebrauch derselben bey den Experimenten gezeiget wird.

      Altona Iversen 1757 - (21 x 17 cm). (18) 772 (4) S. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 89 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und 4 gefalteten Tabellen. Einfacher Lederband der Zeit. Einzige Ausgabe dieses reich illustrierten und alle Bereiche umfassenden Kompendiums zur angewandten Optik. - Behandelt werden neben allen gebräuchlichen Apparaten und Instrumenten auch das Schleifen der Gläser, Anamorphosen, die Camera obscura und die Laterna magica. "Ein besonders umfangreiches Lehrbuch über die Optik verfasste Denecke (oder Denicke). 1757. in Altona erschien. Von den Mikroskopen werden so ziemlich alle bis dahin allgemein bekannten Modelle besprochen, ebenso die wichtigsten Präparationsmethoden. Im 15. Kapitel sind die beliebtesten Untersuchungsobjecte aufgeführt, angefangen von dem strömenden Blut in Kapillaren über verschiedene Teile von Insekten, Spermatozoen, Infusorien und sonstige Kleinlebewesen, tierischen Parasiten, Kristallen bis hin zu Teilen von Pflanzen" (Gerlach, Geschichte der Mikroskopie). - Die Tafel XXIV ist "als überflüssig weggelassen worden" (Inhalt). - Vorsatz leicht fleckig und mit Eckausschnitt. Die letzten Tafeln mit wenigen kleinen Wurmlöchern, sonst innen nahezu fleckenfrei. Einband etwas fleckig, berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Kst.- Karte, n. G. de l'Isle b. T.C. Lotter, "Pars Sueviae Australior".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1757, 47,5 x 62 Über der Karte Kopftitel. Zeigt das Gebiet Tübingen, Gundelfingen, Augsburg, Füssen, Lindau, Konstanz, Hechingen. Im Zentrum der Karte: Ulm- Biberach- Memmingen. Vom Bodensee der deutsche Teil.

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        Le Duché De Silesie Tel quil est Suivant l'Etat present Par Tob. Maier A Nuremberg 1757 A Paris chez Daumont rüe de la Feronnerie a l'Aigle d'Or':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich v. Tobias Mayer b. Jean-Francois Daumont in Paris, dat. 1757, 46,5 x 55,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 336. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Schlesien nach dem Frieden von Dresden (25.12.1745), der den Zweiten Schlesischen Krieg (1744/45) beendete und Preußen im Besitz Schlesiens bestätigte. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Kartusche mit Städteauflistung und Meilenzeiger.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Sammlung von den Gebräuchen und Ceremonien der Wallfarth nach Mecca nebst verschiedenen Schriften welche die Religion die Wissenschaften und die Sitten der Türken betreffen. Nach der Amsterdamer Ausgabe ins teutsche übersetzet von Johann Georg Angerer.

      Nürnberg, Monath 1757. - 8 Bll., 191 S. - Angebunden: II. Blumberg, C. G.: Fundamenta linguae Copticae in gratiam eorum conscripta, qui linguam Coptico-Aegyptiacam brevi facilique addiscere methodo exoptant. Leipzig, Groschuff 1716. 3 Bll., 102 S. - III. Rus, Johann Reinhard und Friedrich C. Varenhorst: Accentuationis hebraicae usus pentade dictorum. Jena, Muller (1704). 130 S., 1 Bl. - IV. Hoffmann, Joachim Christian: Dissertatio theologica de Rusio errante circa doctrinam de descensu Christi ad inferos. Hamburg, Brand 1732. 56 S. Dekorativer mit floralem Buntpapier bezogener Pappband d. Zt., mit handschriftl. Rückenschild. I.: Blackmer 643. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - "This very interesting work contains five separate essays (eigentlich 6!). The first three are translations from Arabic and Turkish authorities, the last two are eye-witness accounts - one a long description of Chios" (Blackmer). - II. Jolowicz, Bibliotheca aegyptiaca 128; Vater, Litteratur Der Grammatiken etc., 209. Frühe koptische Grammatik des lutherischen Theologen und Orientalisten Christian Gotthelf Blumberg (1664-1735). III. Fürst III, 468. - IV. Abhandlung über den Abstieg Christi in die Unterwelt ("Höllenfahrt Christi"), eine volkstümliche Vorstellung, dass Jesus in der Nacht nach seiner Kreuzigung in die Unterwelt hinabgestiegen sei und dort die Seelen der Gerechten seit Adam befreit habe. - Vorderer Spiegel mit montiertem kl. Geldschein der 1920er Jahre und Besitzstempel (Ad Bibliothekam Dr. Karl Becker). Gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Neueste Grundgesetze der Staats-Verfassung in Pommern und Rügen, Königlich-Schwedischen Antheils.

      Greifswald, gedruckt und verlegt von Hieronymus Johann Struck,1757. 34,5x22,5 cm. 6 Bll., 23 S. Verzeichnis, 710 S. Halblederband etwas beschabt und bestoßen. 6 Bünde, Rücken floral verziert mit Lederrückenschild und goldenem Rückentitel. Oberes Kapital mit sehr kl. Einriss und leicht berieben, ebenso Rückenleder etwas berieben. Ecken aufgestoßen, zwei Ecken mit kl. Fehlstelle. Ecken und Kanten aufgerieben. Deckel stärker berieben. Roter, etwas verblasster Seitenschnitt rundum. Seitenränder leicht stockfleckig, Titelseite etwas stärker. Am Ende einige Seiten etwas knittrig, sehr selten kleine Textanmerkungen von alter Hand, sonst guter Zustand. Neueste Grundgesetze der Staats-Verfassung in Pommern und Rügen, Königlich-Schwedischen Antheils wie sie vom Jahr 1720 bis Ausgang 1756 von der Königl. Hochpreislichen Regierung nach Maßgebung der Landes-Umstände publiciret sind. Titelblatt mit gestochenem Wappen, Vorbericht mit größerer gestochener Kopfillustration und reihhaltig illustr. Initiale sowie schöner Schlussvignette in tiefem Druck.- Verzeichnis der Herren Subscribenten und Beförderer dieser Sammlung der Landes-Gesetze, mit gestochener Schlussvignette. - Verzeichnis der in dieser Sammlung befindlichen Grundgesetze in Pommern und Rügen. Von 1720 - 1756, einzeln aufgelistet, mit gestochener Schlussvignette. Zu Beginn wiederum eine gestochene Kopfillustration und weiteren Initialen zu Beginn einer jeden Nummer. Kleine Schlussvignette. - Register über die Grundgesetze der Neuesten Staats-Verfassung in dem königlich-schwedischen Pommern und Rügen (A-Z). Z. B.: Abdecken; Accise; Ackerbau; Advocaten; Aemter für Handwerker; Akademie; Bettler, Bierbrauen; Briefsfreyheit; Contagion; Curiren; Degen; Duell; Eid; Fiscal; Fischerey; Fuhrmann; Gersten; Gewehr; Gotteslästerung; Häute; Hausiren; Hirten; Hochzeiten; Jahrmärkte; Irrungen; Kalender; Kammerzieher; Kirchengebete; Ladeplätze; Land; Lehne; Lotterie; Lumpen; Mast; Messerbrief; Müller; Münze; Neuanbauende; Pensionarien; Pest; Pferde; Quartalfeuer; Ritterhufen; Schafe; Schiffahrt; Schulen; Schwärmer; Silber; Soldaten; Strafe; Stubbenitz; Tallig; Taufe; Trauer; Verbrecher; Vieh; Visitation; Ungelder; Vormund; Wahl; Wegweiser; Weiden; Wein; Weitzen; Wild; Wölfe; Wolle; Ziegen; Zoll; Zünfte. Und viele weitere mehr. Versand D: 6,00 EUR 18. Jahrhundert; Gesetze und Verordnungen; Grundgesetz; Pomeranica; Pommern; Rügen; Staatsverfassung

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        Pièces originales et procédures du procès, fait à Robert-François Damiens, tant en la Prévôté de l'Hôtel, qu'en la Cour de Parlement

      First edition in-12, published the same year as the original in-4, although its complete table of contents that was sold separately.Copy the arms stamped on covers of Count de Broc (Britain), Lord of the Mill and Jumelière, Azure, a chevron, accompanied of three crescents, all gold.Binders full mottled calf blond at the time. back smooth decorated with parts of title and volume number of red morocco and Havana, as well as boxes and gilded florets. boards to arms. Cuts and caps highlighted with golden threads. All marbled. A threadbare tail cap, a weakly broken tail. Some very tiny worm work on the joints. Nice copy.. Rare edition in four volumes of this book traces the sensational trial of Robert-François Damiens, quartered last of France, condemned for his assassination attempt on Louis XV After the sentence, Damiens would have this famously laconic " the day will be tough. " History has it that the sentence is executed in atrocious conditions: more than two hours and a quarter ordeal during which the executioners had to take it to some sixty times because we were not allowed to cut the joints, as well as it was customary. This veritable torture scene is described by Voltaire in his History of the Parliament of Paris, but also by Casanova in his famous memoirs: "We had the constancy to stay four whole hours in this horrible spectacle. I will say nothing, because I would be too long, and besides, it is known to everyone. It is not known if Damiens was a fanatic who tried to kill Louis XV, or a father wanting to punish the king of having abused his daughter and thinking do a good work. We think he did not try to kill but to injure him with a knife, but the King bled a lot and thought his last hour. This people to their torment called hell monster vomited to assassinate the best of kings he believed to worship, and he called the Beloved. [...] The people of France, said M. de Voltaire even, is the most abominable of all peoples. Chameleon who takes all colors, and capable of everything a chef wants him to do good or bad. "The book, a series of interrogative and negative issues of guilt evidence testifies to the judicial proceedings of the time; guilt is proved, sought to extort a confession by any rhetorical means; trial led him naturally to the performance that we know, demonstrating that once launched the judicial machine, we can not stop it, while Louis XV himself was eager to spare his life. Chez Pierre-Guillaume Simon à Paris 1757 in-12 (10x16,5cm) (1f. tit) lxxxiv ; 283pp. ; 84pp. et (1f. tit) 528pp. et (1f. tit) 451pp. et 552pp. 4 volumes reliés

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        Imperii Moscovitici, anno 1740, Seutter Matthäus, fine map

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Imperii Moscovitici, anno 1740, Seutter Matthäus, fine map A detailed map of southern Russia and eastern Ukraine with Moscow shown as a fortified city just north of center. With the river Dnepr in the west and Wolga in the east. The strongly engraved copper plate map is based on the work of Guillaume de l'Isle. The map shows the mountains, rivers, lakes, swamps and forests, as well as the roads and towns. Beautiful dark, early impression in contemporary bright colours. Printed on thick paper, no cracs, very good original condition of this scarce map. Size of the leaf: 53x62 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Joannis Meursii Elegantiae Latini sermonis seu Aloisia Sigaea Toletana De arcanis amoris et veneris. Adjunctis fragmentis quibusdam eroticis

      Amstelodami: ex Officina Elzeviriana. 1757. "8vo, 2 parts in 1, pp. [2], xxiv, 211, [1]; [4], 172; engraved frontispiece, printer's woodcut device on both title pages; contemporary full mottled calf, double gilt rules on covers, smooth gilt-decorated spine laid out in 6 compartments, red morocco label in 1; corners showing, upper joint cracked, but still a nice copy. Willems 2178 noting that the book was actually printed in Paris by Barbou. From an old bookseller's catalog entry (laid in) ""A blasphemous and erotic work foisted by Chorier on the pious and learned Spanish savante Louise Sigée, as translated into French by Jean de Meurs. Chorier's own works, however, are so mediocre that it is difficult to believe that he could have written this little masterpiece. What is now thought more likely is that a manuscript of one of Westrene's erotica came into his hands and that he had it published as a joke. This edition which is published as a pseudo-Elzevir is probably the work of the Compte d'Estaing who has added some additional material."""

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        Sammlung von den Gebräuchen und Ceremonien der Wallfarth nach Mecca nebst verschiedenen Schriften welche die Religion die Wissenschaften und die Sitten der Türken betreffen. Nach der Amsterdamer Ausgabe ins teutsche übersetzet von Johann Georg Angerer.

      Nürnberg, Monath 1757.. 8 Bll., 191 S. - Angebunden: II. Blumberg, C. G.: Fundamenta linguae Copticae in gratiam eorum conscripta, qui linguam Coptico-Aegyptiacam brevi facilique addiscere methodo exoptant. Leipzig, Groschuff 1716. 3 Bll., 102 S. - III. Rus, Johann Reinhard und Friedrich C. Varenhorst: Accentuationis hebraicae usus pentade dictorum. Jena, Muller (1704). 130 S., 1 Bl. - IV. Hoffmann, Joachim Christian: Dissertatio theologica de Rusio errante circa doctrinam de descensu Christi ad inferos. Hamburg, Brand 1732. 56 S. Dekorativer mit floralem Buntpapier bezogener Pappband d. Zt., mit handschriftl. Rückenschild. I.: Blackmer 643. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - "This very interesting work contains five separate essays (eigentlich 6!). The first three are translations from Arabic and Turkish authorities, the last two are eye-witness accounts - one a long description of Chios" (Blackmer). - II. Jolowicz, Bibliotheca aegyptiaca 128; Vater, Litteratur Der Grammatiken etc., 209. Frühe koptische Grammatik des lutherischen Theologen und Orientalisten Christian Gotthelf Blumberg (1664-1735). III. Fürst III, 468. - IV. Abhandlung über den Abstieg Christi in die Unterwelt ("Höllenfahrt Christi"), eine volkstümliche Vorstellung, dass Jesus in der Nacht nach seiner Kreuzigung in die Unterwelt hinabgestiegen sei und dort die Seelen der Gerechten seit Adam befreit habe. - Vorderer Spiegel mit montiertem kl. Geldschein der 1920er Jahre und Besitzstempel (Ad Bibliothekam Dr. Karl Becker). Gutes Exemplar!

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        Dagbok öfwer en ostindisk resa åren 1750, 1751, 1752. Med anmärkningar uti naturkunnigheten, främmande folkslags språk, seder, hushållning, m.m.

      På fleras åstundan utgifwen. Jämte 12 tabeller och afledne skepps-predikanten Toréns bref. Sthlm, L. L. Grefing, 1757. 8:o. (8),376,(16) s. & 12 grav. plr. Vackert och lätt nött samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg och ljus titeletikett i glättad papp samt röda snitt. Pärmhörnen lite stötta. Titelbladet ngt fläckigt, i övrigt med bara någon enstaka småfläck. Fint ex.. Soulsby A catalogue of the works of Linnæus 3599 vad gäller Torén. Krok Bibliotheca botanica suecana s. 565. Pritzel Thesaurus literaturae botanicae 6865. Det separat tryckta bihanget av Ekeberg saknas som ofta. Linnélärjungen Pehr Osbeck (1723-1805) avreste 1750 som skeppspredikant på ostindiefararen Prins Carl och återvände till Sverige 1752; fem år senare utgav han sin "Dagbok". Sten Lindroth skriver: "Den är exakt och osmyckad, enbart inriktad på att meddela mesta möjliga undervisning. För honom liksom för andra gav Linnés landskapsresor mönstret. Folkliv och hushållning får lika mycket utrymme som naturalhistorien, den typografiska uppställningen är kalkerad efter lärofaderns resedagböcker. Osbeck ger en utförlig skildring av Kanton och Kina - den första tryckta av en svensk författare - och prisar Confucius 'härliga moral'. Växtlistor och latinska växtbeskrivningar överflödar, också fåglar och fiskar får sitt". I slutet av arbetet avtrycks sju brev från Olof Torén (1718-53) till Linné. Om Torén skriver Lindroth att han intar något av en särställning bland Linnés lärjungar. "Han hemförde väl rara örter till Linné men har i sina brev föga att säga om växter och djur. I gengäld är han, ensam bland den äldre generationen resande apostlar, munter och kvick, med sinne för drastiska poänger förtäljer han livfullt om orter, folkliv, byggnader, religion och annat i Indien och Kina."

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        Iter Palæstinum eller Resa til Heliga Landet förrättad ifrån År 1749 til 1752, med Beskrifningar, Rön, Anmärkningar, öfver de märkvärdigaste Naturalier, på Hennes Kongl. Maj:ts Befallning, utgifven af Carl Linnæus.

      Stockholm. 1757. 8vo. 1700-talls skinnryggbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og tittelfelt i svart skinn. (16), 619, (1) s.. Skrift i gammel hånd på forsatsbladet. Lite klipp i tittelbladet - uten teksttap

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        Elementa Physiologiae Corporis Humani

      Lausannae: Marci-Michaeil, Bousquet & Sociorum, 1757. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 1757-1766. (8 vols.) xii, 520 p.; 496 p.; 492 p.; 596 p.; 646 p.; 639 p.; xiv, 777 p.; xxiv, 814 p. Title vignette, headpieces, drop initials and tailpieces. Fold-out plate in vol. 2 opposite p. 176 stained, Vol. 1, 2 p. of diagrams of lungs and heart. Some scuffing; Vol. 1 Spine chipped at top. Some scuffing. Corners lightly bumped; Vol. 3 wormholes in front cover; Vol. 4, Top spine chipped. Bottom front hinge cracked; Vol. 6, Top front hinge cracked; Vol. 7, Spine label chipped; Vol. 8, Top front hinge cracked. Bookplates and library stickers on front paste-down endpapers. Front free endpaper torn, taped. Endpapers discoloured at edges. Some foxing and spots. Vol. 1, Ink writing on paste-down endpaper. Ink stain on head. Tear p. 392, 491,493; Vol. 2, Pages slightly wavy; Vol. 4, spot on fore-edge.; Vol. 7, fore-edge bumped. A devout Christian, Alberto von Haller's own beliefs found struggle with the results of his examinations and experiments. Nonetheless, Haller was willing to alter his views when presented with evidence, and Elementa Physiologiae Corporis Humani maintains his dedication towards the goal of compiling a complete physiological understanding of the human body. While this set is not his only work on physiology, it is the most complete work on the topic of its age, when the role of the soul in the function of the body was being brought into question. The extent of his research can be seen in such details as his study on the role of bile in digesting fats, an idea which became lost to time and then rediscovered some years later. Eimas, 886.

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        Italiae antique item Insularum, 1740, Seutter M., old colours

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Italiae antique item Insularum, 1740, Seutter M., old colours Italiæ antique item insularum Siciliæ, Sardiniæ, Corsicæ, typus et nova delineatio ; cum gratia et privil. S. R. I. vicariat[us], in partib[us] Rheni, Sveviæ, et juris Franconici ; æri insculpta per Matthæum Seutter, S. cæs. et reg. Italien ; Geschichte Altertum Title: Italiæ antique item insularum Siciliæ, Sardiniæ, Corsicæ, typus et nova delineatio ; Kartenmaterial ; cum gratia et privil. S. R. I. vicariat[us], in partib[us] Rheni, Sveviæ, et juris Franconici ; æri insculpta per Matthæum Seutter, S. cæs. et reg. cathol. Majest. geographum Size of the leaf: 52x63 cm., in original publishers colours, little brownish. Scarce map. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sammlung alter und neuer Urkunden zur Beleuchtung der Kirchen-Geschichte vornemlich des Schweizer-Landes. Bd. I (3 Theile) und Bd. II (Drei Theile) in 6 Bdn..

      Zürich, Johann Kaspar Ziegler, 1757, 63 8°. 6 Bl., 1073 S., 18 Bl. (Register), und 1046 S., 14 Bl.(Register). Mit 2 (statt 5) gestoch. Portraits, 6 gestoch. Titelvignetten und 2 mehrf. gefalteten Tafel., Kart. d. Zeit mit handschrifltlichem Rückentitel, Deckel berieben und m. Fehlstellen des Uberzugspapieres, Namen von altr Hand a. vors., Papier etwas gebräunt. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar Erstausgabe - Barth 22207. - Johann Jakob Simler. später Simmler (1716-1788). 1739 Abschluss des Theologiestudiums. Ab 1739 Lehrer. 1748-85 Inspektor des Alumnats beim Fraumünster. 1752-85 Dekan der jüngeren Kirchendiener. Simmlers umfangreiche Sammlung kirchengeschichtl. Urkunden. die er als Nachkomme von Josias in Abschriften anlegte. wurde vom Zürcher Rat gekauft. S. schrieb Beiträge für Gottlieb Emanuel von Hallers \"Bibliothek der Schweizer-Geschichte\". plante eine Edition der Briefe zur Reformation der engl. Kirche und publizierte 1757-63 eine Urkundensammlung zur Schweizer Kirchengeschichte. Zu seinem Werk gehören theol. Traktate und eine Übersetzung des Cornelius Nepos. Eine von ihm unterstützte Geschichte böhm. Exulanten in Schlesien blieb zuletzt unpubliziert. (HLS. Barbara Schmid) Versand D: 20,00 EUR Alte Drucke - nach 1550 Helvetica - Allgemein Religion - christliche

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        A Prospect on the River Manyfold, at Wetton-Mill

      London: Published by Smith, 1757. Engraving with beautiful hand-colour. Printed on watermarked laid paper. In good condition with the exception of some staining in the margins. Two creases along bottom corners. Label on verso of sheet. Image size: 15 x 20 7/8 inches. A stunning view of the River Manyfold, by Smith of Derby, one of the most celebrated English landscape painters. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst English artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record the natural beauties of England and Wales. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, English printmakers began to publish topographical prints of the important sights in the British Isles. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside they were meant to encourage public recognition of the beauty and history of England. They were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a memento of their travels, or at those vicarious tourists who collected topographical prints instead of traveling. One of the earliest and most influential landscape artists to begin this trend was Thomas Smith who came to be known as "Smith of Derby". Smith traveled the north of England painting famous houses and beautiful views. He was one of the first artists to depict wild landscape scenes, which became immensely fashionable with the development of the "picturesque landscape" towards the end of the century. Smith's paintings not only captured the English countryside at the onset of the Industrial Revolution, but also recorded the activities of visiting tourists and local inhabitants. These works capture a period in England's history, which was forever changed by the wheels of progress. Before the mills and the factories came to dominate the landscape of northern England Smith depicted its wild beauty and breathtaking scenery. This lovely print comes from a suite of eight views of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, produced by Smith around 1743. The views were then engraved and offered for sale by subscription, along with letterpress explanations of the sites. This important suite represent the first appearance of precipes and cascades in English landscapes, and mark a pivotal point in the concept of the countryside as sublime. The set was republished twice, first by Smith in 1757 and later by Boydell in 1769. This print is from Smith's second edition. Wetton Mill in the distance was a river run mill for grinding corn. River Manyfold (now Manifold) appears well-named as it forms a large loop before the viewer. Wetton is in Staffordshire. Clayton The English Print 1688-1802 page 155-157, 299.

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        Histoire héroïque et universelle de la noblesse de Provence

      A Avignon, chez la Veuve Girard 1757 - 1759 et 1786 pour le tome 3. 3 tomes en 2 volumes in - 4 reliés plein veau blond. Dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, titres dorés. Filet doré sur les plats. Roulettes sur les coupes. Un feuillet blanc, faux titre, titre, frontispice gravé et épître. XIV + 549 page + un feuillet blanc et Un feuillet blanc, faux titre, titre, 607 pages + Un feuillet blanc, titre : Histoire héroïque et universelle de la Noblesse de Provence avec les Cartes Armoriales. Tome troisième. Supplément. A Avignon chez François Seguin 1786. VIII + 352 pages et un feuillet blanc. Ex - libris. Les planches d'armoiries sont découpées et les blasons ont été collés d'une façon parfaite en marge de chaque famille. La page 483 du tome 1 est détachée ainsi que la page 125 du tome 2. Quelques épidermures, sinon bel exemplaire bien relié. Rare édition originale.

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        Cymische Untersuchungen weiche furnehmlich von der Lithogeognosia oder Erkantniss und Bearbeitung der gemeinen einfacheren Steine und Erden ingleichen Von feuer und Licht handeln: 3 works, plus additions in 1 Vol. (details below): [In German];

      Berlin, Bey Christian Friderich Voss, 1757, 1754, 1751.: Bey Christian Friderich Voss, 1757. Hardcover. Fine. Also contains: Reuer Unbang zur Lithogeognosie in welchem die bisher zum Borschein getommene einwurfe abgelehnet auch bereschiebene Phnsicalisch Chymische Materien untersuchet und erlautert werden; And Fortsetzung derer Chymischen Untersuchungen welche vond der Lithogeognosie oder Erkantniss und Bearbeitung derer Steine und Erden specieller handeln Berlin und Potsdam Bey Christian Friedrich Voss. 1751; And Zweyte Fortsetzung derer Untersuchungen welche von der Lithogeognosie oder Erkantniss und Bearbeitung derer Steine und Erden in Anwendung derselben zur Bereitung Feuerfester Sefasse und Ziegel specieller handeln nebst Tabelen under alle bren Theile. Berlin Bey Christian Friedrich Voss. 1754; HARDBACK half-calf with marbled boards raised bands on spine gilt lettering on brown spine label pages: [vi] 88; 44 register [xi]; [viii] 120; [xiv] 148 including tables pages 33-148 1 engraved plate of the furnace double-page letterpress table at rear cro.4to. 173mm x 216mm (6.75 x 8.5"). Pott studied chemistry at the University of Halle under Friedrich Hoffmann and Georg Ernest Stahl becoming a professor of theoretical chemistry. His great interest in the secrets surrounding the manufacture of porcelain resulted in him carrying out a great number of experiments to try to work out the method eg. of Meissen ultimately he was unsuccessful. His studies of minerals substances enhanced the understanding of various metals and compounds the results of his many experiments heating substances in a furnace were published in his Lithogeognosia of 1746 his detailed tables of results were invaluable to the development of mineral chemistry. very fine rare item.

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        Eastern North America Canada New York Boston Hampshire sea chart map Bellin

      Buch 1757 - (MN 33001) "Carte Reduite des Costes Orientales de l'Amerique Septentrionale Ier Feuille contenant l'isle Royale, l'Accadie, la Baye Francoise, La Nouvelle Angleterre et la Nouvelle Yorc" very rarelarge original engraved seachart by Bellin from 1757 size of sheet: ca.96,5 x64 cm (circa38x25.2 inches) slightly waterstained in margin otherwise very good condition Original! - No Copy! - No Reprint! Prepayment. - The Buyer pays for shipping. Insured and registered shipping worldwide. We combine shipping - if possible Viele weitere antiquarische Bücher und alte Grafiken in unserem shop! Sprache: Deutsch

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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD BY WAY OF THE GREAT SOUTH SEA: PERFORMED IN A PRIVATE EXPEDITION DURING THE WAR, WHICH BROKE OUT WITH SPAIN, IN THE YEAR 1718

      London, 1757. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt. Some scuffing and wear to boards and hinge, corners lightly worn. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage. Minor scattered soiling and foxing. A nice copy in unsophisticated condition. Very good. The third and best edition (styled "second edition, with additions" on the title), after the first of 1726. Shelvocke was engaged in a privateering expedition against Spanish shipping on the Pacific coast of America. He sailed as far north as Baja California, and two of the plates depict men and women of that peninsula. He also reported gold in the region. A storm had separated Shelvocke's ship from the accompanying vessel on the expedition, and Shelvocke did not wait for the captain of that ship at the agreed locations in the Canaries and Juan Fernandez islands; instead, he sailed for Brazil and then to the west coast of South America, including stops at Payta, Peru, and Lower California. Two of the plates are notable for their depictions of California natives. Shelvocke returned home via Guam and Macao. Upon his return to England he was accused of piracy and taken prisoner. Betagh, in the preface to his book about the same expedition, describes Shelvocke's book as "entirely a deception, and his whole conduct a disgrace to his country." Hill notes that "this second [actually third] edition is superior to that of the first edition of 1726. It was edited by Shelvocke's son, who corrected the text extensively in a further effort to vindicate his father from charges of piracy and embezzlement." The folding map depicts Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia, with the route of the voyage traced. "The whole history of this expedition is a curious commentary upon the morals of the times. The English had passed out of the freebooting stage, strictly speaking, and were now eager to cover their privateering exploits with a little more clothing than in the preceding century" - Wagner. An important English Pacific voyage. HILL 1558. HOWES S383, "aa." COWAN, pp.581-82. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 88. BORBA DE MORAES, p.796. SABIN 80159. BARRETT 2261 (note).

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        D. Gregorii Placentini ... De siglis veterum graecorum, opus posthumum, et De Tusculano Ciceronis...

      Romae, sumptibus Venantii Monaldini, MDCCLVII. [1757]. xv, 184, 66 p., illus.; 27 cm. Title continues: nunc Crypta-Ferrata D. Basilii Cardoni... disceptatio apologetica." Cardoni?s work has special title-page: De Tusculano M.T. Ciceronis, nunc Crypta-Ferrata, adversus P. Joan Lucam Zuzzeri... D. Basilii Cardoni... disceptatio apologetica. Romae, sumptibus Venantii Monaldini, MDCCLVII. Tusculum, the ancient city in the Alban Hills near Rome and Cicero's summer place, yielded rich finds to early archaeologists, including the Greek coins amply illustrated here. Stock#OB1039. Very Good, bound in full contemporary vellum.

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        Reise Udi Rusland. Paa nye oplagt og med mange Tillæg formeret.

      Sorøe, Trykt hos Jonas Lindgren, 1757. (16) + 519 s. Samt. helskinnbd. med fire opph. bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Dekor i gull på for- og bakperm. Helt gullsnitt.. Med Greve A. G. Moltke til Bregentvedts superexlibris på for- og bakperm

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        L’ Amerique Septentrionale, Dressée sur les Mémoires le plus recens des meilleurs Geographes, et publiée par Covens & Mortier a Amsterdam 1757.

      Covens, Amsterdam 1757 - Original copper engraving, handcolored in outline, when published. In very good condition, an older (nearly not visible) crease on the left side.

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        Grundsäze der Forst-Oeconomie entworffen.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, bey Heinrich Ludwig Brönner, 1757. 2 Bde. 8vo. 9 Bll., 544; (545-) 928 S., 156 S. (Beylagen), 11 Bll. (Register). Zeitgenössischer Pappband und zeitgenössischer Halbpergament, jeweils mit geprägten Rückenschildern. (Pappband leicht berieben, trotz der unterschiedlichen Bindung ein passendes, schönes Set). Erste Ausgabe der frühen grundlegenden Schrift zur Systematisierung der Forstwissenschaft. - \"Moser gehört zu den Cameralisten, welche die Forstwissenschaft als solche begründet haben\" (ADB XXII, 384). Er wird zuweilen als Begründer der forstlichen Systemkunde bezeichnet. Moser (1729-1793) wurde 1757 Herzogl. Württembergischer Expeditionsrat, dann Forstrat der Grafschaft Hanau, später Fürstl. Hessen-Darmstädtischer Oberforstmeister, 1772 Jägermeister, 1778-1781 Geheimer Rat und Kammerpräsident (Steuerdeputation), 1786 Fürstl. Taxis`scher Kammerpräsident in Ulm. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Essai géographique sur les Isles Britanniques, contenant une description de l'Angleterre, l'Ecosse et l'Irlande, tant pour la navigation des costes que pour la connoissance de l'intérieur du Pais [.].

      - Paris, Imprimerie Didot, 1757. In-4, (6)-471-(1) pp., reliure de l'époque plein veau brun, dos orné, tranches rouges (reliure frottée, coiffe inf. arasée; intérieur très frais). Bien complet des 5 cartes coloriées, des 36 vignettes gravées et du titre gravé. Armes sur les plats grattées et grossièrement refrappées par la suite. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Due to NY Book Fair, please note that orders placed between March 31 and April 12 will be shipped after that last date. Thank you for your understanding and your patience. *** Langue : Français

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        ANNO REGNI GEORGII II. REGIS MAGNAE BRITANIAE, FRANCIAE, & HIBERNIAE, TRICESIMO. AT A GENERAL ASSEMBLY BEGUN AND HOLDEN AT CHARLES-TOWN, ON TUESDAY THE TWELFTH DAY OF NOVEMBER...IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1754. AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY DIVERS PROROGATIONS AND ADJOURNMENTS TO THE 21st DAY OF MAY 1757

      Charleston: Printed by Peter Timothy, 1757. Folio. Expertly bound to style in period marbled paper wrappers. Very good. Provenance: Jacob Motte. The personal copy of Jacob Motte, with his signature on the titlepage. Motte was a plantation owner and political figure in colonial South Carolina, and also the public treasurer of the province at the time these laws were published. This copy has extensive marginalia and other notations throughout. These notations, calculations, and holographic notes and corrections are evidently by Motte, since a tax act of this kind would certainly have related to his work in the treasury. Gould & Morgan locate only the copy at the Library of Congress and the present copy of this rare imprint. GOULD & MORGAN, SOUTH CAROLINA IMPRINTS 167. SHIPTON & MOONEY 40940. BRISTOL B1923. ESTC W31382.

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        Charles Wesley Junior - ALS - 1817

      No Binding. Good. Charles Wesley Jr (1757-1834) - organist and composer is usually referred to as Charles Wesley Junior to avoid confusion with his father. He never married, living for most of his life with his mother and sister. Although Charles Wesley junior is much less well known than his brother Samuel Wesley, h was like Samuel regarded as a musical prodigy in childhood and he was playing the organ before the age of 3. He became a professional musician adulthood, and Matthews (1971) quotes the European Magazine of 1784 as reporting that "his performance on the organ has given supreme delight". However he did not enjoy public performance, and worked mainly as a private organist, at one time to the Prince Regent.

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        "Publii Virgilii Maronis. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aenis."

      Birmingham: John Baskerville. 1757. "First edition of Baskerville's first (""perhaps finest"") book, and certainly the most complicated bibliographically (see Gaskell for a 5-p. discussion); 4to, pp. [10], 432; contemporary full calf, elaborate gilt borders on covers, gilt-decorated spine in 7 compartments, red morocco label in 1, a.e.g.; some scuffing, but a near fine, large (11¼"" tall) copy. Gaskell 1, noting that ""900 copies were printed, at 1 guinea to subscribers; 200 of them were remaindered by 1762 at 14s."" A second edition, virtually identical, was (surreptitiously?) printed by Baskerville ca. 1771, which is identified by the positioning of the letter J in Johannis in the imprint. The first edition, as here, has the J between the B and the I in Birminghamiae; in the second edition it is to the left of the B. Generally considered to be Baskerville's finest production. A penciled note on the flyleaf notes that this is the Earl of Hardwicke's copy, based on the contemporary shelfmark on the facing page. Among the subscribers is Ben Franklin of Philadelphia who took six copies."

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        Stadtplan, "La Plan de Paris, ses Faubourgs et ses Environs . - Grund - Riss der Stadt Paris .".

      - altkol. Kupferstich v. Seutter b. Tob. Conr. Lotter, nach 1757, 49 x 57 Fauser 10629 ( für den bei Seutter velegten Plan ). - Hier vorliegend die Ausgabe bei Lotter, den den Verlag von Seutter im Jahre 1757 übernahm. - Über dem Plan Kopftitel in 2 Sprachen, rechts unten Textkasten mit Erklärungen zur Stadtgeschichte. Schönes Exemplar.

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        Plan de Goetingue de Hanover avec toutes fes Environs a Paris Chez le Rouge Rue des Augustins 1757 A.P.D.R.

      G. L. le Rouge, Paris 1757 - Copper engraving, hand colored in wash when published. In excellent condition

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        Long-tailed Manakin

      - William Goodall (1757-1844) Watercolor studies of birds Signed bottom center “W. Goodall” 12 1/2” x 7 ½”; 21” x 16” framed [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Puntual descripcion, funebre lamento, y sumptuoso tumulo, de la regia doliente pompa, con que en la Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de la Ciudad de los Reyes, Lima, corte de la America Austral, mando solemnizar las reales exequias de la serenissima señora, la señora doña Mariana Josepha de Austria, reyna fidelissima de Portugal, y de los Algarves, el dia 15. de marzo de 1756.

      [Lima: Juan Jose Gonzalez de Cossio 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 79, [1 (blank)], 80–237 pp., [4], [49] ff., fold. plate, illus.. 1757] Very special ceremonies commemorated the death of a king or a queen. In Lima at the midpoint of the 18th century news arrived in the viceregal capital of the passing of Queen Maria Anna Josefa (1683–1754), consort of John V, King of Portugal. She died on 14 August and plans were immediately proposed for commemorating her life and death when the news arrived in Peru in the early months of 1755. Poems were solicited, designs for the ceremonial cenotaph were proposed, special events were planned, a sermon-giver was selected: And this volume was printed to tell later generations about those events as they were eventually accomplished on 15 March 1756. We learn from the volume who the special dignitaries were, who said what, and what the processions and the order of the marchers were; and we are given a detailed description of the cenotaph, its ornaments, and the texts of the poems and epigrams (chiefly on pp. 80 through 237) recited. => The editor, Alvitez, was a Franciscan. Fray Francisco Ponze de Leon, a Mercedarian, chief regent of the Royal University of San Marcos, gave the "Oracion funebre, que a la memoria de la fidelissima señora doña Mariana Josepha de Austria," which occupies the final 49 leaves here. Fray Antonio de Contreras, another Mercedarian, engraved the likeness of the elaborate cenotaph that the viceroy had constructed for the day honoring the late queen. => The plate is large and folding. The poems are romances, redondillas, sonnets, decimas, etc. => One poem is even an example of concrete poetry and two others are in Portuguese! (by Antonio Alberto, and Juan Julian Capetillo de la Sota, who also supplied a poem in ENGLISH). The poets include Viceroy Jose Manso de Velasco; Nicolás Sarmiento de Sotomayor y los Ríos del Campo, IV conde del Portillo; various other nobles; and one woman, Josefa Brava de Lagunas y Villela. Provenance: 19th-century bookplate of Guillermo Miguel Irarrazabal. The number of "splendid ceremonies" books produced in colonial Peru is small: There is no census but we suspect the number to be fewer than nine. Searches of NUC and WoldCat find only five copies in U.S. libraries, not all of them complete with the plate. Searches of WorldCat, COPAC, CCPB, and KVK locate only 4 other copies worldwide. Contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties. Unidentified rubber-stamp on front free endpaper (smudged, indistinct). Repair to rear free endpaper and small repair to folding plate. Clean, crisp, unwormed. A very good copy.

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        Publii Virgilii Maronis. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aenis

      John Baskerville 1757 [ie 1771?], Birmingham - Second edition of Baskerville's first ("perhaps finest") book; 4to, pp. [10], 432; contemporary full mottled calf neatly rebacked, preserving the old red morocco label on spine; a bit of spotting to the prelims, but a very good copy nonetheless. Among the subscribers is Ben Franklin of Philadelphia who took six copies. This second edition, virtually identical, was (surreptitiously?) printed by Baskerville ca. 1771, which is identified by the positioning of the letter J in Johannis in the imprint. The first edition has the J between the B and the I in Birminghamiae; in the second edition it is to the left of the B. Gaskell 2: "The second edition, unlike the first, is a rare book." [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Offenbahr- und Geheimer Spiegel Einer wahrhafft Christlichen Ehe-Frau : Das ist: Kurtz verfaßte Lebens-Beschreibung, und Gedächtnuß, Der in Gott ruhenden Hoch- und Wohl-Gebohrnen Frauen Frauen Annæ Catharinæ Gräfin von Sweerts und Sporck, Des Heil. Röm. Reichs-Freyin von Reist, Gebohrnen Reichs-Gräfin von Sporck, Gewesenen Frauen der Herrschafften und Güthern Lissa, Schliesselburg, Konoged, Neu- und Alt-Perstein, Dauba, Widim, und Kockorzim, Des Dritten Ordens Der Dienerinnen Unser Lieben Frauen genannt, Maria Angela Welche nach geführten, Christlich-Tugendsamen Leben den 19. May 1754. Christlich-Tugendsam im Herrn entschlaffen ist ; In Drey Theil zusammen getragen

      Prag, gedruckt bey Johann Carl Hraba, deren Hoch-Löbl 1757. - gr.-8°. 346 S., 2 Bll. Ldr. d. Zt. In sehr gutem Zustand. Rü. restaur. Flieg. Vors. erneuert. Anna Katharina von Swéerts-Sporck (1689-1754), war eine Angehörige eines alten westfälischen Geschlechts, das seit dem 16. Jahrhundert in Böhmen ansässig war. Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Straßbourg, anno 1730, Plan+Panorama, Seutter M. Copperengraving

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Straßbourg, anno 1730, Plan+Panorama, Seutter M. Copperengraving, edited by M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa. anno 1730, size of the leaf: 50x60 cm. Old coloured, printed on thick paper, contemporary old colours, little fingerstained on margins. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Spectator, The Tatler and the Guardian

      Jacob and Richard Tonson in the Strand, London 1757 - The Spectator. Eight volumes, Printed for Jacob and Richard Tonson in the Strand, London, volume 1: 1757, volumes 2-7: 1747, volume 8: 1715. WITH: The Tatler, or Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq. Four volumes. London: printed for Jacob and Richard Tonson, 1759. With The Guardian, 2 volumes. London: printed for Jacob and Richard Tonson, 1760. Together, fourteen volumes. All fourteen volumes uniformly bound in full leather with 5 raised bands. Recased with original boards. Bindings tight, with the exception of volume 1 of the Spectator, front board cracked but intact. Spines with occasional wear at the top. Boards with wear and aging. 5 ¼ x 8 ¼ inches. Contents generally very clean, however foxing in volumes 3-7 of the Spectator. Each volume protected by Mylar. An attractive looking set. Inventory #15-228. Price: $900 Macaulay considered them "perhaps the finest Essays, both serious and playful, in the English language." The Tatler addressed subjects ranging from "all accounts of Gallantry, Pleasure, and Entertainment" to poetry and learning, from proper etiquette to the character of the ideal gentleman. The Spectator "appeared daily, and was immensely popular, particularly with the new growing middle-class readership. The papers are mainly concerned with manners, morals, and literature. Their object is 'to enliven morality with wit, and to temper wit with morality'" (Drabble, 925-6). Together Addison and Steele set the pattern and established the vogue for the periodical in the 18th-century and helped create a receptive audience for the emerging art form of the novel. The Guardian was a short-lived newspaper published in London from 12 March to 1 October 1713. It was founded by Richard Steele and featured contributions from Joseph, Thomas Tickell, Alexander Pope and Ambrose Philips. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CONTEST IN AMERICA BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE, WITH ITS CONSEQUENCES AND IMPORTANCE; GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF THE VIEWS AND DESIGNS OF THE FRENCH, WITH THE INTERESTS OF GREAT BRITAIN, AND THE SITUATION OF THE BRITISH AND FRENCH COLONIES, IN ALL PARTS OF AMERICA

      London: A. Millar, 1757. Contemporary half calf and paper boards, gilt leather label. Some edge wear, spine head slightly chipped. Internally clean. Very good. This book is almost universally ascribed to Dr. John Mitchell, resident of Virginia from 1700 to 1746 and noted physician, botanist, and geographer. The author takes an understandably pro-British stance, deriding French encroachments and outlining a "proper barrier" between the French and British possessions in North America: "...the river St. Laurence from its mouth to its source, and the Great Lakes that empty themselves into it." "[The book] shows an unusual familiarity with the internal geography of America and the affairs of the French on the lakes, the Ohio, and in Western Virginia" - Sabin. This work, along with Pownall's TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION..., served as Pitt's primary source of information on America during the Seven Years' War. Sometimes ascribed to Oliver Goldsmith. HOWES M676, "aa." CHURCH 1018. SABIN 49693. THOMSON 838. TPL 264. SIMMONS 1757:28. VAIL 520.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        L'Histoire Naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales la Lithologie et la Conchyliologie, dont l'une traite des pierres et l'autre des coquillages

      1757 - front. xxii, 394, 31 pl., (4) Paris, De Bure, 1757, in-4, front. xxii, 394, 31 pl, (4) pp, 84, cvii, [1] pp, 9 pl, Plein veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné avec pièce de titre, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque), Seconde édition pour "l'Histoire Naturelle éclairicie dans deux de ses parties principales", augmentée et beaucoup plus rare que la première publiée en 1742, et Première édition pour le texte "De la Zoomorphose". Très rare. Beau frontispice d'après Boucher et 40 pl. h.t. gravés sur cuivre. Dézallier d'Argenville possédait un cabinet dans lequel il rangeait "les objets de l'art et ceux de la nature" qu'il trouvait à l'occasion de ses nombreux voyages en Europe. La Société des Sciences de Montpellier l'avait accueilli parmi ses membres. Pour la remercier, Dézallier lui dédia son premier ouvrage d'histoire naturelle, celui, que nous présentons ici. Ex-libris : Paul Pallary - Zoologie. Paul Maurice Pallary (1869-1942) était un malacologiste, arachnologiste, zoologiste, géologue, préhistorien et archéologue français. Il nomma plus de 100 espèces de mollusques et même quelques genres (Adansonia Pallary, 1902; Corbula (Physoida) Pallary, 1900; Orania Pallary, 1900). Bel exemplaire comportant de nombreuses annotations au crayon, qui sont probablement l’œuvre du malacologiste Paul Pallardy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        A New Naval History: or, Compleat View of the British Marine. in which The Royal Navy and the Merchant's Service Are Traced Through All Their Periods and Different Branches: with The Lives of the Admirals and Navigators Who Have Honour'd This Nation, and Distinguish'd Themselves by Their Conduct, Courage, Victories, and Discoveries. Including the Most Considerable Naval Expeditions, and Sea-Fights: Our Right to the Dominion of the Sea, and the Dignity of the British Flag: The Laws and Regulations for the Government and Oeconomy of His Majesty's Navy; and the Business and Management of the Several Royal Yards and Docks in the Kingdom. to which are added Our Right and Title to the British Colonies in North-America: and An Abstract of the Laws Now in Force for Regulating Our Trade and Commerce.

      London: R. Manby; W. Reeve; W. Bizet; P. Davey; B. Law; J. Scott, 1757. Full-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. First edition. Rebound during 20th century in full goat with red morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules, new marbled endpapers - based on appearance of edges, they were slightly trimmed when the volume was rebound, but all text and plate pages have sufficient margins that no loss occurred. Lacks frontispiece, last 7 pages of text (881-887), and index following text. Bottom portion of fold-out map absent, some loss and crude repairs to folds. Restoration to edges of a number of pages, staining to margins of others, scattered moderate foxing, small burn mark to top marginal corner of last 100 pages. 'Thomas Wickham Junior' in blank ink (from a quill) at head of introduction page. 1757 Full-Leather. lxii, 887 pp. Folio. A history of the British Royal Navy and its commanders, including Plates include: Flags of All Nations; portrait of Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham; portrait of Sir Francis Drake; English Fleet vs. Spanish Armada; Chart of European Seas from the Gulf of Finland to the Levant. ESTC T138487. Sabin 22669. Scarce in the trade - only one copy in the trade, four records of sale at auction in the last 40 years.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        REALES ORDENANZAS, COLEGIO DE NOTARIOS BARCELONA, REY FERNANDO SEXTO, 1757,1805

      Imprenta de Sierra y Martí. - Barcelona. Derecho, ordenanzas. 30X22. 31P. Rústica. 1757, 1805. Ref Pics 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Dresden, anno 1730, Plan u nd Prospekt, Seutter Matthäus

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Dresden, anno 1730, Plan u nd Prospekt, Seutter Matthäus Dresden. – Dresda ad Albin Saxoniae., Dresden an der Elbe., Plan der Stadt, darunter Panorama. Kupferstich bei Matthäus Seutter, um 1730. Plattengröße 49,2 x 56,3 cm, Blattgröße 52 x 59,5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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