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        Memoirs of wool, woolen manufacture, and trade,

      Two vols., 4to., xxxi (5) 432 and 449 (1)pp., a little worm damage in blank upper margin of a few leaves in vol.II (nowhere near text), marginal dampstain in final few leaves also of vol.II, recently bound in Trevor Lloyd in fine old-style half calf, gilt and labelled. A very good copy. Best (fullest and most comprehensive) edition of a minor classic of industrial history. First published in two octavo volumes in 1747 as Chronicon Rusticum-Commerciale; or memoirs of wool, the author provides a masterly source-book for the subject. It has been universally praised: Williams (II, p.123) thought it "very valuable"; McCulloch described it as "one of the most carefully compiled and valuable works that has been published on the history of any branch of trade" (McC. p.237). Palgrave (1926, vol.III, p.425) is equally enthusiastic, calling the book "a highly valuable work ... a most careful and detailed account of the incidents and references relating to the woollen and cloth trade from the earliest mention of wool until the middle of the 18th century".

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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

      Printed by Peter Timothy, Charleston 1757 - 27pp. Expertly bound to style in period marbled paper wrappers. Provenance: Jacob Motte A very rare act of taxation in colonial South Carolina. 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. The official printer of South Carolina at this time, Peter Timothy, was the son of the proto-printer of the state, Lewis Timothy, and (as recorded in an article by Douglas C. McMurtrie) was a regular correspondent with Benjamin Franklin (who had helped his father establish the press). Gould and Morgan locate only the copy at the Library of Congress and the present copy of this rare imprint. Bristol B1923; ESTC W31382; Gould & Morgan, South Carolina Imprints 167; Shipton & Mooney 40940. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Antiphonarium Romanum Juxta Breviarum Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae, Ex Decreto Sacro-Sancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum Pii V Pont. Max. Jussu Antea Editum

      Amati Delaroche, Lugduni (Lyon) 1757 - Fort et grand in-Folio. (51 x 32 cm). VII, 504, CLXXII pages, avec un feuillet manuscrit in-fine "Manière de chanter Benedicimus Domino". Reliure estampée à froid, tranchefiles sur coiffes (restauration récente à l'identique), coins et cabochons de métal, deux pointes au dos pour courroies d'attache (absentes), marque-pages en tissus insérés en marges. Feuillet contrecollé à la page CXIII, déchirure avec petit manque de texte sur 2 cm au recto et verso de la page CXIX. Signet de lanières de cuir. Bel exemple de reliure ancienne imitant les reliures médiévales. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oryctographiæ pedemontanæ specimen, exhibens corpora Fossilia terræ adventitia.

      Parisiis (Paris): C.- J.- B. Bauche, 1757 - Première édition, in-8; viii, 62p., [2p. index], [4p. catalogue des livres d'histoire naturelle de l'éditeur]. Reliure du XIXème siècle en demi-veau havane, dos à nerfs avec pièce de titre rouge, plats et gardes marbrés. Coiffes absentes, mors fendus aux extrémités, intérieurement en très bon état, à grandes marges. Très rare monographie présentant un inventaire des occurrences d'organismes fossiles dans les régions de la bordure sud des Alpes. Les genres de fossiles sont abordés tour à tour, avec les espèces et localités citées: bois et végétaux fossiles, coraux, échinides, mais surtout coquillages et mollusques: balanes, térébratules, bélemnites et ammonites, pectens, etc. Carlo Allioni (1728-1804) fut un médecin et botaniste piémontais renommé, professeur de botanique à l'université de Turin et membre de nombreuses académies scientifiques, parmi lesquelles la Société Royale de Londres et l'Académie de Médecine de Paris. Quérard I, 41.

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        ACCOUNT OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS IN AMERICA IN SIX PARTS IN TWO VOLUMES (2 Volumes)

      London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1757. First Edition. Very Good binding. The first edition set of an important history of the European expansion into the New World, which Howes considered the "best contemporary account". Probably a married set, as Volume I has the ex-libris of "Wm. A. Phillips" of Salina, Kansas, while Volume II has the signature of the well-known South Carolina planter Peter Porcher. Each volume with an engraved folding map by Emanuel Brown, of South and North America. Volume I has lengthy notes about the book on the flyleaf, in an early hand. In period calf bindings, with double gilt fillets to the perimeter of the boards, raised bands and volume numbers stamped in gilt. Volume II has a morocco title label, lacking in Volume I. The boards of Volume I have been discreetly reattached. (Sabin 9282; Howes B974). Very Good binding.

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        Noticia de la California, y de su Conquista Temporal, y Espiritual Hasta el Tiempo Presente. Sacada de la Historia Manuscrita, Formada en Mexico Ano de 1739.

      En la Imprenta de la Viuda de Manuel Fernandez., Madrid 1757 - [24],240pp. plus folding map; [8],564; [8],436pp. plus three folding maps. Small quarto. Contemporary half morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, edges sprinkled green. Small bookplates on front pastedowns. Hinges rubbed, moderate shelf wear, minor worming in spine hinges and boards. Map of the Gulf of California has a 1¾ inch tear at the gutter margin, not affecting image. Internally clean and fresh. In a half morocco and cloth slipcase and chemise. The First Edition The very rare first edition of this classic history of California, frequently reprinted in various languages. Wagner states that the work "contains more on Lower California than almost any other book that had been published in one hundred and fifty years." Howes describes the work as the "first attempt at a history of California. Based, by the anonymous editor, Father Andres Marcos Burriel, on Venegas's 1739 ms., but incorporating information from other sources. Volume three of the original Spanish edition contains [an] account of discoveries on the Northwest coast attacking, as fictitious, the then accepted voyages of de Fonte and de Fuca." "Volume III contains extracts from Lopez de Gomara and Torquemada relating to the early explorations on the northwest coast and several articles written by Father Burriel himself. Of these the most interesting is his account of the construction of the map of California, and of the general map of North America.The extract from Torquemada relates to the Vizcaino expedition of 1602 and 1603 which Torquemada took from the diary of Father Antonio de la Ascension" - Zamorano 80. Cowan, p.238; Graff 4470; Howes V69, "c"; Sabin 98848; Streeter sale 2433; Wagner Spanish Southwest 132; Zamorano 80, 78. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Psalmi Davidici cum exegesi et phraseologia ad textum hebraeum praemisso propylaeo psalmodico in lucem editi a scholis piis Austriae (hebr., graece et lat.).

       Wien, Trattner 1757. gr.-8°. 8 Bll., CL, 846 S. Tit. in Rot u. Schw., Titelivgn. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit reicher Rückengoldpräg., Tit. gestemp. u. m. hs. Bibliotheksvermerk. Kap. restaur.Seemann 595 - In hebräischer, griechischer und lateinischer Sprache Versand D: 4,00 EUR Theologie, Religionsgeschichte

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        Carte De La Louisiane…

      [Paris]: 1757. Small engraved map, 30.5 x 22.4 cm (9 " x 12" excluding margins), uncolored, small decorative cartouche. Some aging and browning, some creases at folds, small tear in lower margin, impression bright and clean; very good or better. Bellin (1703-1772) born in Paris and according to Tooley was considered one of the most prominent cartographers of the 18th century in a career that lasted about 50 years. This is a colonial period map that was made after Delisle's map of the Mississippi and Louisiana. There is considerable detail, and the map shows the Louisiana Territory extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. The map also shows part of Northern Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, and even part of Texas. Some Indian territories, including the Apaches are shown along with some European settlements. Tooley: The Mapping of America.

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        De doctrina temporum. Accesserunt notae et emendationes quamplurimae, quas codici propria manu auctor adscripsit, et Joannis Harduini S. J. P. praefatio ac dissertatio de LXX. Hebdomadibus, juxta editionem Antverpiensem anno MDCCIII. 3 Bände.

      Venedig, Bartolomeo Baronchelli, 1757. Fol. Mit einem gest. Titelportrait. Titelbll. (das erste in Rot u. Schwarz) m. gest. Vignette. Mit einigen Holzschn.-Vignetten u. -Initialen sowie schemat. Textholzschnitten. Zus. ca. 1750 S., Ldr.-Bde. d. Zt. a. 6 Bünden m. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Vollständiges Exemplar dieser von Jean Hardouin edierten Ausgabe dieses monumentalen Werkes über die astronomischen Grundlagen der Zeiteinteilung und Kalenderrechnung sowie über deren Konsequenzen für die biblische und profane Chronologie. Das Werk wurde eine Fundgrube für spätere Chronologen. - Ausgeschiedenes Bibl.-Exemplar mit entsprechenden Merkmalen (Bibl.-Schildchen bzw. -Signaturen u. gestempelt). Einbände etw. berieben u. berstoßen. Rückenkanten tlw. min. eingerissen. Ein Kapital m. Fehlstelle. Etw. gebräunt u. tlw. leicht stockfleckig. - De Backer/S. VI, 598; Houzeau/L. III, 12840. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Jesuiten, Petau, Dionysius Petavius, De doctrina temporum

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        Opera omnia medica, quorum series post praefationem subjicitur

      apud Laurentium Basilium, Venetiis 1757 - Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titolo oro su tassello dipinto al ds. Prime carte allentate. Alcune piccole macchie sul ritratto e sul frontis. e leggera ossidazione della carta, talora più accentuata. Nel complesso, buon esemplare. 8vo (cm. 24), 12 cc.nn. (compreso ritratto dell A. in antiporta), 622 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Nine Volumes, Complete. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death; together with the commentaries and notes of Mr. Warburton

      London: A. Millar, J. and R. Tonson, H. Lintot, and C. Bathhurstt. Used - Very Good. 1757. Octavo, xxxviii 220; 228; 326; 336; lv [i] 271 [18]; [vi] 349; xxvii 264; vi 208; x 271 pp. 24 engraved plates in all. Full contemporary calf with decoratively gilt stamped spine in six compartments; spine labels gilt stamped in red leather. Title page for set in volume 1; each subsequent volume has its own title page, all of which are printed in black and red. There is some wear to leather along spines along with minor fading to gitl. Overall, however, the leather has been well preserved. Ghosts of glue to endpapers on first and last few leaves of each volume. Otherwise, internal are fine. Overall, a very attractive set.. (Subject: Literature.)

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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 this 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. Illustrated with Copper Plates. By John Entick, M.A

      London: Printed for R. Manby, near Ludgate-Hill; W. Reeve, near Serjeant?s Inn, in Fleetstreet; W. Bizet, in St. Clement?s Church-Yard; et al. M. DCC. LVII. 1757 1757. Folio, 414x260mm. In contemporary mid-tan calf-covered boards, recently re-backed and re-cornered. Spined with double gilt lined raied bands, retaing the original burgundy lettering-piece. Light brown flecking on end-papers. Pages: [4], i-lxii, 63-887, [11]; Signatures: A-10T1. Six full-page copper-plate illustrations. Attractive, ornate, copper-plate frontispiece with publishing details at foot, dated London June 18th 1757. Minimal offset on facing title-page. Full-page plate of 'Standards, Flags, Colours, &...' facing page xxix, very crisp and bright. A large folding map: 'A compleat Chart of the European Seas from the Gulf of Finland to the Levant', some 425x525mm in size, with slight transfer, minor creasing and a small tear in the gutter margin, without loss, facing page 63. Full-page plate: 'A View of the Engagement between the English Fleet and the Spanish Invincible Armada off the Start Point near Plymouth | B. Cole sculp', sharp, bright and clean, facing page 262, with some transfer on text pages fore and aft. Full-page plate: 'Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham, Lord High Admiral of England | T. Chambers Sculp' facing page 333 and full-page plate: 'Sr. Francis Drake' facing page 335; both the portrait plates are bright and clean with a little offset on facing pages. Minimal signs of damp, mainly towards the end. Includes Index and tables in text. All plates present, as called for. Crisp and clean. ESTC T138487.(Further information and photographs available on request.)

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        A Voyage to the East Indiesandnbspwith Observations on Various Parts There

      

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        An Estimate of the Manners and Principles of the Times

      

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        Aucta et Emendata Anhaltini Principatus Tabula.

      Köthen Cörner 1757 - Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von Püschel nach C.L. Schnoedt, Bildausschnitt 44 x 55 cm, Blattgr. 49 x 59 cm. Hübsche Karte des Herzogtums Anhalt, reicht von Magdeburg im Norden bis Halle im Süden, von Quedlinburg im Westen bis Wittenberg im Osten; aus Lenz, Samuel "Becmannvs Envcleatvs, Svppletvs Et Continvatvs, Oder: Historisch-Genealogische Fürstellung des Hochfürstlichen Hauses Anhalt"; mit großer Titel- und Wappenkartusche am gesamten unteren Bildrand; wie üblich mehrfach gefaltet.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Abraham Drentwet jun. b. Tob. C. Lotter, "Livoniae et Curlandiae Ducatus cum Insulis adjacentib. .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1757, 48,5 x 57,5 Links oben große fig. Kartusche. Schöne Karte der baltischen Staaten mit den Inseln Dagö und Ösel.

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        Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica et Aenis

      Baskerville, Birmingham 1757 - Un volume in-4 plein veau brun, dos à 6 nerfs ornés, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, doubles filets sur les plats, tranches rouges, reliure d'époque, ex-libris gravé. Page de titre, liste des souscripteurs, 432 pp. Célébrissime ouvrage qui marqua profondément l'histoire de l'édition en présentant une double innovation : le premier ouvrage jamais publié sur le tout récent papier vélin, inventé par James Whatman, et les tout nouveaux caractères créés par John Baskerville rompant avec la tradition des caractères romains. Cet ouvrage, ainsi que les suivants sortis des presses de Baskerville, influencèrent, en France, la future dynastie Didot, et, en Italie, Bodoni. Notre exemplaire, de premier tirage, présente bien sur la page de titre le "J" de "Johannis" placé entre le "B" et le "i" de "Birmingham" et porte aux intitulés des 10e et 11e livres de l'Enéide "liber decimus AEneidos" et "liber undecimus AEnidos". En outre le livre comporte une erreur de pagination sans aucune perte ni discontinuité du texte : les pages 103 à 105 comprennent 4 pages et 2 seulement pour les pages 231 à 233, la page 232 n'existant pas. Une faible partie de la coiffe supérieure est manquante, le mors est fendus en tête de 2 cm et en queue de 7 cm, les coins sont écrasés avec petits manques de cuir, les plats comportent quelques épidermures. Le papier présente quelques rousseurs en tout début et toute fin d'ouvrage. Malgré ces défauts, bon exemplaire grand de marge de cet ouvrage devenu rare. // One volume, 4to, full dark brown calf, gilt tooled back, red morocco letter-piece, double gilt fillet on the boards, red edges, ex-library. Very famous book, the very first to be printed on vellum paper (Whatman) and from Baskerville's presses. This first edition can be identified by the positioning of the 'J' of 'Johannis? on the title between the 'B' and 'I' of Birmingham, and by the Aenid Books 10 and 11 titled "liber decimus AEneidos" and "liber undecimus AEnidos". This copy has several mispaginations as well : pages 103 to 105 have 4 pages (1 white page is unnumbered), pages 231 to 233 have 2 pages (page 232 does not exist). Fine copy with large margins despite occasional foxing on the very first and very last pages, minor binding defects. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NEW REGULATIONS FOR THE PRUSSIAN INFANTRY:

      London, J. Rivington and J. Fletcher; A. Linde; and Thomas Pote, 1757.. containing an exact detail of the present field-service: and Particularly the most essential and recent Parts of the Foot-Exercise. With Several Articles never before made Public. The whole translated from the original German manuscript, and illustrated with various representations of the exercise in sixteen copper-plates. FIRST EDITION 1757, LARGE PAPER COPY, WITH HAND COLOURED PLATES IN CONTEMPORARY RED MOROCCO. 4to, approximately 290 x 230 mm, 11½ x 9¼ inches, engraved hand coloured encampment headpiece to dedication to the Duke of Marlborough, 16 engraved hand coloured double page plates on 15 folding sheets, (plates V and VI on 1 sheet, the number has been omitted from plate VI by the printer). The first 3 plates and plate XVI each have an inserted page of Explanation, that to plate XVI is erroneously numbered plate LVI, the 3 leaves of explanation for plates I, II, and III are inserted with those plates between pages 26 and 27 (copies vary as to where the first 3 plates and their Explanation leaves are placed by the binder, there being no Directions), collated and complete. Pages: vii, (8 - Contents), 1-59, (1), bound in full contemporary crushed red morocco, elaborate gilt border to covers of fleurs de lys and 3 styles of crowns, gilt raised bands to spine, gilt decoration of flowers and acorns in compartments, gilt lettered black morocco label, gilt decorated board edges, all edges gilt, gilt decorated dentelles (turn ins), endpapers replaced long ago with dark blue endpapers which partially obscure the upper and lower dentelles. Tiny rub to tail of spine, a few minor marks to covers including 2 tiny ink spots on upper cover, a light scratch to lower cover, very small bookseller's label and armorial bookplate of Alfred Acland on front pastedown, that of Frank E. D. Acland on rear pastedown, front endpaper lightly wrinkled, plates I and VIII lightly browned at the centre fold, a couple of tiny pale fox spots to plates I and IV, otherwise contents clean and bright. A very good handsome copy of the scarce large paper hand coloured edition. This work is translated from a German manuscript, apparently a copy of Regulations issued by Frederick the Great some time after 1742. The regulations relate in Part I to Field-Duty for infantry, cavalry and artillery, in Part II to forming battalions, marching, passing a bridge, regiments in action, regulations for artillery when marching. The unknown editor states in his preface that in this work "many Articles of the Prussian Service are made public, which have hitherto been kept secret". See ESTC T112373 and Copac. Not in Spaulding and Karpinski, or the military volume of Sotheby's Catalogue of the Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, Part Ten. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Stadtplan, "Grundriß der Stadt Braunschweig .".

      - altkol. Kupferstich n. M. Counradi b. T.C. Lotter, nach 1757, 49 x 57,8 Nicht bei Fauser. Oben rechts die Titelkartusche, unten rechts eine weitere Kartusche mit Erklärungen, unten rechts zusätzliche Erklärungen. Tadelloses Blatt.

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        ACCOUNT OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS IN AMERICA IN SIX PARTS. IN TWO VOLUMES (2 Volumes)

      R. and J. Dodsley, London 1757 - The first edition set of an important history of the European expansion into the New World, which Howes considered the "best contemporary account". Probably a married set, as Volume I has the ex-libris of "Wm. A. Phillips" of Salina, Kansas, while Volume II has the signature of the well-known South Carolina planter Peter Porcher. Each volume with an engraved folding map by Emanuel Brown, of South and North America. Volume I has lengthy notes about the book on the flyleaf, in an early hand. In period calf bindings, with double gilt fillets to the perimeter of the boards, raised bands and volume numbers stamped in gilt. Volume II has a morocco title label, lacking in Volume I. The boards of Volume I have been discreetly reattached. (Sabin 9282; Howes B974). Very Good binding. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        befattende en Blanding af adskillige velsindede Patrioters indsendte smaae Skrifter, angaaende den muelige Forbedring i Ager- og Have-Dyrkning, Skov-Planting, Mineral-Brug, Huus-Bygning, Fæe-Avling, Fiskerie, Fabrik-Væsen og deslige. Dennem til Tienste, som elske almindelig Velfærds Befordring. Det første og andet Bind. Trykt af Andreas Hartvig Godiche, og findes hos Hannem tilkiøbs næst ved vor Frue-Skole.

      Kiøbenhavn 1757-58. Liten 4to. (20,3 x 16,3 cm.). [24], 304; [16], 360 s. + 3 kobberstukne plansjer/foldeplansjer. Samtidig fint, noe slitt, skb. Ryggen med et par små ormhull og øvre kapitél med et par små rifter. Bindets ytterkanter med noen små sår. Samtidige og et par litt nyere navn på fly-, tittelbl. og dedikasjonsbl. Stedvis noe brunplettet. Noen små bretter. De siste sidene og indre bakre fals med noen små ormhull.. TOM. I. No. I. En Reisendes Betragtninger over Uleylighederne af de Fyenske Proprietariers og Bønders Fælleskab i Byer og Marker, sam Fordeelen af en muelig Forandring. (1-36) s. / No. II. Nogle faa Observationer og Anmerkninger over Land-Væsenet, forfattede i efterfølgende Poster: I. Jordens adskillige Natur og Beskaffenhed. - II. Dens Giødning. - III. Pløyning. - IV. Sæden. - V. Heede-Jord. - VI. Enge. - VII. Stove. - VIII. Bygninger. - IX. Teglbrænderie. (37-66) s. / No. III. 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        Catalogue des Livres du Cabinet De Mr. G. D. P. par Guillaume-Franc. de Bure

      Francois Didot for G.F. de Bure, Paris 1757 - Tan mottled calfskin over boards; Gilt titling and raised bands at spine; Red morocco gilt all edges; Marbled endpapers; 241 pp.; A few decorative bw illustrations throughout. Text in French; Lists eighty-four lots of books sold at auction, with comments on the titles within and its collector's taste; An unusual and interesting title. VG- (Light wear to extremities; Small stain to upper inner margins) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Province of New-York, from the First Discovery to the Year M.DCC.XXXIII. 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 the Colony

      Thomas Wilcox, London 1757 - Bound (ca. 1900) by Rivière and Son (gilt-stamped on front turn-down) in a Grolier-style binding of full dark red crushed morocco. Triple gilt-fillet border with floral corner-ornament on turn-downs. On the spine, five raised bands with panels double gilt-fillet-bordered with a floral ornament. Title gilt in second panel within single gilt-fillet-border, author and publication same in third panel. Marbled end-papers. Top-edge gilt. Enclosed in a straight-grained dark red morocco pull-off case, also, presumably, by Rivière.\\Some chips to slip-case. Map mounted onto linen. Paper browned, but evenly and mildly; un-foxed. Some small chips to edges of pages. A very pretty copy indeed.\\Armorial book-plate of Samuel Jones, engraved by Henry Dawkins, on recto of the (original) binder’s blank. Signature of Jones on the upper edge of the same page. On the title-page, presentation inscription from the author (in a different hand) to Jones: "Ex Libris/ Samuelis Jones/ a Gulielmo Smith donatis 1756[8?]".\\William Smith (1727-1793), namesake of his father –a prominent lawyer and judge in his own right –wrote the first history of New York: the present item, running from 1492 to 1732. Smith planned and began work on a sequel, treating 1732-1762, that was published posthumously (1826). At first seeking to avoid revolution by siding with the British under Lord North, who proposed granting to the Americans everything short of independence, Smith eventually became a loyalist and emigrated to England. Still, his History gave him legitimacy as an expert on New York, for which he hoped to be granted command and territory by the British. Smith served as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the British colony of New York (which at the time was essentially confined to the City of New York) 1780-2 (I thank Mr. Michael Benowitz, Assistant Director of the Historical Society of the New York Courts, for his assistance).The book comprises five historical sections, with the fifth containing a treatment of the legislative and judicial structures in pre-Revolutionary New York.\\Smith presented the book, perhaps even before its publication (if the inscription reads 1756), to Samuel Jones (1734-1819), the first comptroller of the State of New York (1797-1800). Jones, also a loyalist, was elected to the Congress of the Confederation in 1788, although he did not attend. He is remembered as the "father of the New York Bar," and was a trustee of the New York Society Library, just south of us on E. 79th St.\\Jones’s bookplate was engraved by Henry Dawkins, one of the most prominent early America engravers. Dawkins was arrested in 1776 for counterfeiting money; held in jail for six months, he petitioned for the death penalty but did not receive it –fortunately, for he was commissioned to make the first engraving of the New York State Coat of Arms.\\Church 1023; Howes S703; Larned 1109; Sabin 84566; Streeter S 871.\On Dawkins: S. Decatur, "The Conflicting History of Henry Dawkins, Engraver" in American Collector (Jan. 1939) 6-7. Quarto (9 9/16" x 7 7/16", 244mm x 189mm). 3 new binder’s blanks, binder’s blank, A4 a2 B-Kk4, 3 new binder’s blanks [$2; –A1]. 134 leaves, pp. i-vii vii-xii 1 2-255, blank [= xii, 256]. One engraved folding map. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Il Decamerone. Tomo I ( - Tomo V)

      s.t. (Prault?) 1757 8vo (cm. 20), 5 Voll.; XII - 292 pp;, 271(1) pp.; 195(1) pp.; 261(1) pp., 1 c.nn. (bianca); 247(1) pp. Frontespizi figurati e ritratto del Boccaccio nel primo vol. Testatine e culs - de - lampe n.t. e 110 splendide tavv. f.t. incise su rame. Il tutto da disegni di Gravelot, Boucher, Cochin ed Eisen. Belle legature coeve in pieno vitello maculato con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro su doppio tassello di diverso colore ai ds. Cornici dorate ai piatti. Tagli rossi. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Minimi segni dâ??usura marginali. Ex libris ms. (Lamanière) ai frontis. Interni freschissimi. Eccellente esemplare, impresso su papier de Hollande, di una delle più belle opere illustrate edite nel XVIII Secolo. Brunet I, 1003; Cohen - Ricci, 158.

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        TRAVELS, OR OBSERVATIONS RELATING TO SEVERAL PARTS OF THE BARBARY AND THE LEVANT. Illustrated with cuts. The Second Edition with improvements.

      

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        Middle East, Cyprus, map, Seutter Matthäus, anno 1730, old colou

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Middle East, Cyprus, map, Seutter Matthäus, anno 1730, old colou Very scarce and unusual map of the eastern mediterranean, edited by Matthäus Seutter, anno 1730, old colours, plate size: 49 x 57 cm., nice hand colour. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      Chez Pierre-Guillaume Simon 1757 - - 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. - Première édition in-12, parue la même année que l'originale in-4, bien complète de sa table des matières qui était vendue séparément. Reliures de l'époque en plein veau marbré, dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge, plats aux armes du Duc de Hautefort et encadrés d'un filet à froid, toutes tranches rouges. Coiffe de tête du quatrième volume présentant un petit manque. Quelques coins très légèrement émoussés. Restaurations et reprise des dorures sur deux des dos. Rare édition en quatre volumes de cet ouvrage retraçant le retentissant procès de Robert-François Damiens, dernier écartelé de France, condamné pour sa tentative d'assassinat sur Louis XV. Une fois la peine prononcée, Damiens aurait eu cette phrase laconique restée célèbre : « la journée sera rude ». L'histoire veut que la sentence ait été exécutée dans des conditions particulièrement atroces : plus de deux heures et quart de supplice durant lesquelles les bourreaux ont du s'y prendre à quelques soixante reprises car on leur avait interdit de sectionner les jointures, ainsi qu'il était coutume. Cette véritable scène de torture est décrite par Voltaire dans son Histoire du Parlement de Paris, mais aussi par Casanova dans ses célèbres Mémoires : « Nous eûmes la constance de rester quatre heures entières à cet horrible spectacle. Je n'en dirai rien, car je serais trop long, et d'ailleurs il est connu de tout le monde. On ne sait si Damiens était un fanatique qui avait tenté de tuer Louis XV, ou un père voulant punir le roi d'avoir abuser sa fille et croyant accomplir une bonne œuvre. On pense qu'il ne chercha pas à le tuer mais à le blesser avec un canif, mais le roi saigna beaucoup et se crut à sa dernière heure. Le peuple présent à son supplice l'appelait monstre que l'enfer avait vomi pour faire assassiner le meilleur des rois qu'il croyait d'adorer, et qu'il avait appelé le Bien-Aimé.[.] Le peuple de France, dit M. de Voltaire même, est le plus abominable de tous les peuples. Caméléon qui prend toutes les couleurs, et susceptible de tout ce qu'un chef veut lui faire faire de bon ou de mauvais. » L'ouvrage, une succession de questions interro-négatives et de preuves de culpabilité témoigne des procédures judiciaires de l'époque ; la culpabilité étant avérée, on cherchait à extorquer l'aveu par tous les moyens rhétoriques ; le procès conduisit le plus naturellement à l'exécution que l'on connait, démontrant qu'une fois la machine judiciaire lancée, on ne peut l'arrêter, alors que Louis XV lui-même était désireux d'épargner sa vie. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 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 des [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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).

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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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        Kurze, zuverläßige Nachricht Von der, unter dem Namen der Böhmisch-Mährischen Brüder bekanten, Kirche Unitas Fratrum herkommen,

      1757 - Lehr-Begrif, äussern und innern Kirchen-Verfassung und Gebräuchen, aus richtigen Urkunden und Erzählungen von einem Ihrer Christlich Unpartheiischen Freunde heraus gegeben und mit sechzehn Vorstellungen in Kupfer erläutert. B.m.w. 1757. (18 x 12,5 cm), s. 64, 16 miedziorytów skÅ‚ad. na osobn. tabl., opr. sk. z epoki. 16 copperplates on folding leaves. Bindnig: leather. Stains on the title leaf. Pen deletions on the endpaper. Lower margin of the title leaf cut off. Binding abrasions. The work of David Cranz (1723-1777), theologian, missionary and historian. Author belonged to the Moravian Church, the Evangelical community, referring to the tradition of the Brethren. Zaplamienia karty tyt., skreÅ›lenia dÅ‚ugopisem na wyklejce, dolny margines karty tyt. obciÄ™ty. Otarcia oprawy. Praca Davida Cranza (1723-1777), teologa, misjonarza i historyka. Autor należaÅ‚ do KoÅ›cioÅ‚a Morawskiego, ewangelickiej wspólnoty, nawiÄ…zujÄ…cej do tradycji braci czeskich. Bracia morawscy prowadzili na szerokÄ… skalÄ™ akcjÄ™ misyjnÄ… w Azji, Afryce i Ameryce PóÅ‚n. DzieÅ‚ko zawiera obszerny materiaÅ‚ ilustracyjny, poÅ›ód których znajdujemy obrazy z egzotycznych krajów, oraz przedstawienia obrzÄ™dów i celebracji. Oferowana praca opisuje doktrynÄ™ i dziaÅ‚anie opisywanej wspólnoty religijnej. Rzadkie. [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

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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]

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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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        Joannis Meursii Elegantiae Latini sermonis seu Aloisia Sigaea Toletana De arcanis amoris et veneris. Adjunctis fragmentis quibusdam eroticis

      ex Officina Elzeviriana, Amstelodami 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." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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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