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        Commentarius ad Institutionum Juris Civilis, Libris IV, Brevis

      1757. Commentary on the Institutes by a Notable Dutch Humanist Zoes, Hendrik [1571-1627]. Andreas, Valerius [1588-1655], Editor. Commentarius ad Institutionum Juris Civilis. Libros IV. Brevis, Analiticus, Methodicus, In quo Praeter Quaestiones Plurimas, Ac Controversias Passim Insertas, Additiones hinc Inde ex Jure Potissimum Consuetudinario Nonnullarum Provinciarum Reperiuntu. Venice: Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1757. [viii], 554, [2] pp. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto (10" x 7-1/4"). Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt fillets and title to spine, speckled edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities with wear to fore-edges of boards, corners bumped, a few minor scuffs to boards, front joint starting at ends, rear joint cracked, minor worming to hinges, leaf Mm2 (pp. 545-546) detached and mildly edgeworn. Light toning to text, foxing in a few places, internally clean. * Later edition. Zoes was a notable Dutch humanist jurist, later the rector of the University of Louvain. His commentaries on the Code, Digest and Institutes of Justinian and the Decretals of Gregory IX were highly regarded works that went through several editions. His commentary on the Institutes was first published in 1653. All editions of this work are scarce. OCLC locates 2 copies of our 1757 edition, neither in North America. This edition not in Dekkers. Sapori, Antichi Testi Giuridici 1:668.

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        Vancouver, G. Voyage de découvertes, à l'Océan Pacifique du Nord

      Vancouver George, 1757-98 - Vancouver, G. Voyage de découvertes, à l'Océan Pacifique du Nord Vancouver, G. Voyage de découvertes, à l'Océan Pacifique du Nord, et autour du monde; dans lequel la côte Nord-Ouest de l'Amérique a été soigneusement reconnue et exactement relevée: ordonné par le roi d'Angleterre, et exécuté en 1790 à 1795. Trad. de l'Anglais (par J. N. Demeunier et C. Morellet). 3 Textbde. u. Atlas in zus. 4 Bdn. Paris, An VIII (1799/1800). 4to (32:24) u. Imp.-fol. (66:49 cm). Mit 17 Kupfertaf. von A. Tardieu u. 1 Kupferkarte in den Textbdn. sowie 10 doppelblattgr. Kupferkarten u. 6 Kupfertaf. im Atlas. Interims-Pp. d. Zt. (Text, beschabt u. bestoßen, Deckelbezüge meist gelöst u. lädiert) u. lose Bll. in Doppelbogen mit gedrucktem Text (Atlas). Sabin 98441; Howes V 23; Cox II, 30 ff.; Monglond V, 212 ff.; vgl. Lada-Mocarski 55 u. Staton-Tremaine 688 (beide engl. A. 1798). - Erste französ. Ausgabe der berühmten Reisebeschreibung. Vancouvers Verdienste liegen besonders in der kartographischen Erfassung und Beschreibung der Nordwestküste Nordamerikas von San Francisco nordwärts einschließlich Kanadas u. Alaskas. Die Kupfer der Textbände zeigen Ansichten, die des Atlasbandes Küstenprofile. Unter den großen Karten die siebenteilige Kte. der nordamerikanischen Nordwestküste (= Kte. 4-10; s. Kershaw 1193-1195). - Text unbeschnitten u. nur vereinzelt gering stockfleckig, leicht wasserrandig oder fleckig; Bde. 2 u. 3 gegen Ende mit Wurmspur im weißen Rand. Der mit Titel u. Tafelverzeichnis bedruckte Doppelbogen zum Atlas etwas gebräunt u. angestaubt sowie vorn mit hinterlegtem Einriß. Die Karten u. Taf. in den Rändern meist gebräunt oder stockfleckig u. mit mehreren, sauber hinterlegten Einrissen. 3 text vols. in 4to and atlas in large folio. First French edition. With 17 engraved plates & 1 engr. map in the text vols. and 10 double-page engr. maps & 6 engr. plates in the atlas. "This is one of the most important voyages ever made in the interests of geographical knowledge . This work ranks with the voyages of Cook and La Pérouse among the most important of the 18th and 19th centuries" (Cox). "Vancouver finally proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that there was no western entrance to a Northwest Passage . In many places, Vancouver's maps were not surpassed for a hundred years" (Hayes, p. 165.). - Text uncut and only slightly foxed and some waterstained or spotted, some traces of worming at the end of vols. 2 & 3. The double leaf with title and list of plates somewhat browned and duststained, restored tear to title. Marginal browning and foxing to maps and plates, some restored tears. Contemp. boards (text, worn) and loose plates in a double leaf with printed title and list of plates (atlas). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mes Reveries, Ouvrage Posthume de Maurice Comte de Saxe (Tome Premier, Volume ONE only) MES RÊVERIES Ouvrage posthume Augmenté d'une histoire abrégée de sa vie, & de différentes pièces qui y ont rapport, par Monsieur l'abbé Pérau

      Amsterdam & Leipzig, Paris: Arkstee et Merkus / Desaint et Saillant, Durand. 1757. First printing. Hardcover. Fair. First printing, 1757, vol. I only. 4to, old leather, (10) cxxxiv, 159, 58 plates, almost all hand colored, many of which are folding plates, some of artillery and battle formations, but many of military men and uniforms and of chevaliers and their horses. Fair to good copy with wear to leather, front board reattached with japanese paper, foxing and evidence of damp staining to contents, the plates are mainly good to very good showing foxing, and only a handful of the plates showing tide marks and tan stains from damp staining. Light waviness to most of the plates, also bespeaking its time in damp circumstances. But all the plates are pleasing, with contemporary hand coloring and this is a a rare book. Old owner (probably 19th C.) has also stamped his namestamp at least a dozen times throughout (Ex-Libris Rene Fauvelle) including on the borders of some plates. The stamp is fading in most cases.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Ch. de Beaurain b. Homann Erben, "Carte topographique De L'Isle Minorque, .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1757, 42,5 x 52,5 Unter der Karte zwei unkol. Ansichten von Mahon und St. Philippe, je ca. 6 x 26 cm. Links große ornamentale Kartusche mit Erklärungen zur Insel.

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        A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of Englishmen

      1757. Classic Statement of English Liberties and Whig Ideology [Somers, John Somers, Baron (1651-1716)]. [Lewis, John, Editor, Author of The Sequel of Advice to Posterity]. A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of Englishmen. Containing, I. Magna Charta, with Remarks Thereon; II. The Bishops Curses; III. The Habeas Corpus Act; IV. The Bill of Rights; and, V. The Act Settlement: With an Exhortation to the Christian and Independent Clergy, the Gentry, Freeholders, and Other Electors of Members to Serve in Parliament. To Which is Added, The Security of Englishmens Lives: Or, The Trust, Power, and Duty of the Grand Juries of England. Published in Consequence of the Recommendation of the Author of, Advice to Posterity, In his Sequel Thereof. With a Short Prefatory Address to the Public by the Editor. London: Printed for J. Scott, 1757. ix, [1], 254 pp. Includes one-page publisher list. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary calf, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Negligible light rubbing to extremities, corners lightly bumped, early armorial bookplate (of John Cromie) to front pastedown. Light toning to text, foxing to a few leaves, early annotations to title page. A notably well-preserved copy. * First edition (of this anonymously edited imprint). Somers, a barrister of the Middle Temple, was Lord Chancellor of England. First published in 1681 as The Security of Englishmen's Lives, this is an important tract on juries and one's right to a jury trial. Attributed sometimes to John Dunton and Daniel Defoe, it went through numerous editions and was usually printed with the text of Magna Carta and other foundational documents of English liberty. (This is one of several variants.) Classic statements of Whig ideology, many copies were eagerly consumed in the American colonies on the eve of the Revolution. OCLC locates 9 copies in North American Law Libraries. English Short-Title Catalogue T61073..

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        Disputationes ad morborum historiam et curationem facientes. Quas collegit, edidit et recensuit Albertus Hallerus. 8 Teile in 7 Bdn.

      . Lausanne, M.-M. Bosquet; Sigismund d'Arnay, 1757-60, 4°, (4), 639; (2), 704; (2), 652; (2), 814; (2), 784; (2), 848; (2), 878 pp., Titelbalttvignetten und 34 tlw. gefalt. Kupfertafeln, 7 Kalbslederbände d. Zt.; feines Expl.. First edition of this important collection of dissertations from a large number of 18th century physicians and scientists, illustrated with 8 engr. title vign. 34 (20 folding) engraved plates. - After his "Disputationes anatomicae" in 7 volumes and his "Disputationes chirurgicae" in 5 volumes, this is the third and last monumental collective work published by Albrecht von Haller, also being the collection that is most difficult to find. - - 1.: Ad Morbos Capitis et Coli (Tab.1-2). - 2.: Ad Morbos Pecoris (Tab. 3-6). - 3.: Ad Morbos Abdomis (Tab.7-12). - 4.: Ad Morbos Abdominis (Tab.13-27 (16 1+2). - 5.: Ad Febres. - 6.: Ad Morbos, qui Corporis (Tab.28-31). - 7/1.: Auxilia. - 7/2.: Priorum Voluminum Supplementum (Tab. 31-33 (32 a + 32 b). - - Lundsgaard 705; Blake 195; Waller 3998; Wellcome III/199; Hirsch III/33-35; Bibliographia Halleriana 1085; Blake 195; Waller 3998.

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        Brasiliae-America, anno 1740, Seutter Matthäus

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Brasiliae-America, anno 1740, Seutter Matthäus, size of the leaf: 53x60 cm., VERY GOOD CONDITION, NO CRACS, ORIGINAL PUBLISHERS COLOURS, PRINTED ON THICK PAPER, CLEAN MARGINS. Recens elaborata Mappa Geographica Regni Brasiliae in America Meridionali Map of Brazil including Amazon River south to Paraguay. Cartographic elements include topographical details, compass rose, scales, degrees of latitude and longitude. Decorative cartouche includes blacks [slaves] preparing sugar cane, sugar cones, rolls of tobacco, and men smoking pipes. A re-drawing of Joan Blaeu's Nova et accurata totius Brasiliae tabula, ca. 1650. Reference: Sandler, C. Matthäus Seutter, p. 10; Phillips, P.L. Atlases, 5977, no. [142]; British Museum Printed Maps 3/263; William L. Clements Library 2/368 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gabio antica città di Sabina scoperta ove è ora Torri ovvero le Grotte di Torri. Discorso. in cui si ragiona ancora dei Martiri Getulio, e Giacinto con varie notizie di alcuni luoghi circonvicini

      Ottavio Puccinelli, in Roma 1757 - Legatura moderna in mz. pergamena con fili e titolo impresso in oro al ds. (lievi tracce d uso). Percorso di tarlo che interessa in minima parte il testo sulle prime quattro carte. Sporadiche fioriture, ma buon esemplare in barbe. Ranghiasci, p. 94. 4to (cm. 29,5), XVI-196 pp. con una carta del territorio rip. f.t. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      N. p., 1 April [no year].. 1 p. with address and fragments of a broken red wax seal on verso.. To Gaspard-Francois-Xavier Gaufridi (Gaufridy, 1757-1799), de Sade's longtime legal advisor, describing a complicated legal and financial incident involving six francs, the knowledge of de Sade's family, and a reimbursement: "Votre lettre m'a extremement touche mon cher Gofredi, je vois avec douleur tous les chagrins qu'ont vous donne et je suis pret a trouver les moyens de les reparer. Si vous n'aviez pas parle de ses six francs a quelqu'un, je ne vous les aurai point ote. Mais cela etant venue a la connaissance de ma famille je suis oblige de vous prier de remettre le billet entre les mains de mon frere ou de ma mere. Mais ne vous en affligez pas, car vous en ferez serez bien dedamager parvenu que ceci ne transpire pas et qu'au contraire vous disiez que je vous ai abandonne. Vous saurez bientot de quoi il est question. Sade" (punctuation added). It is difficult to date this letter, as de Sade and Gaufridi had an extended and complicated relationship that extended for decades, involving many intricate legal and financial problems. - Old folds, toning, corners folded.

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        Le conte du tonneau contenant tout ce que les arts et les sciences ont de

      A La Haye: Chez Henri Scheurleer, 1757. Fine. Chez Henri Scheurleer, A La Haye 1757, In-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (6) xvj (2) 312pp. et xij, 296pp. et xvj, 280pp., 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés. - New edition, illustrated with 8 figures, including the famous Battles books; the other figures are just as curious. Binding half mottled brown sheepskin contemporary. Back smooth decorated with four finials, roulette tail and head. As Exhibit tan morocco, black wax piece volume number. Corners bumped. Volume number of rooms of volumes I and II rubbed. Good copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, la première ayant paru en 1721, elle ne contenait que 6 figures contre 8 sur papier fort dans cette édition. Le troisième volume qui a été adjoint au Conte du tonneau et qui contient divers traités (L'art de ramper en poesie, Le traité des dissensions) a été ajouté plus tard. Certaines planches fort curieuses de ce recueil sont très appréciées, notamment celle de la fameuse batailles des livres. La traduction est de Van Effen. Pages de titre en rouge et noir. Reliure en demi basane brune marbrée d'époque. Dos lisse orné de 4 fleurons, roulette en queue et tête. Pièce de titre de maroquin havane, pièce de tomaison de cire noire. Coins émoussés. Pièces de tomaison des tomes I et II frottées. Bon exemplaire. Le Conte du tonneau, ainsi que les autres traités sont des écrits satiriques, dont l'auteur s'était fait une sorte de spécialité. Le Conte du tonneau traite en particulier des dissensions entre les chrétiens, cet écrit vaudra par ailleurs à Swift l'impossibilité d'accéder à l'évêché de la cathédrale dont il était le doyen. L'ensemble de ces pamphlets satiriques sont avant tout des écrits du début de la carrière littéraire de Swift, ce n'est que 20 plus tard qu'il composera Les aventures de Gulliver. Le style libre, humoristique, décalé, ampoulé et irrévérencieux qui les caractérise est devenu avec le temps une des marques les plus sûr de l'esprit anglais. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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        Essai Géographique Sur Les Isles Britanniques

      Paris: Didot, 1757., 1757. 4to. pp. 3 p.l., 471. additional engraved title. 5 engraved maps with outline colour (2 folding), & 36 engraved plans & views in the text (incl. vignette on title, a full-page plan of London & 1 illus. not noted on index leaf). contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (spine ends & corners worn, joints cracked, small dampstain to lower inner margin of some leaves). First Edition. The work is divided into three parts, the first being a geographical description of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the second a routier or guide to the coasts, and the third an analysis of Bellin's maps of the British Isles. The attractive engraved vignettes by Choffard, Delacrox and Haussard depict plans and views of major cities. Cohen-De Ricci 129.. F. Hardcover.

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        Le Moyen de Parvenir. Nouvelle édition

      Paris, Grangé 1757 - 2 volumes in-12 (143 x 82 mm), 1 f. n. ch., LXXVI pp., 335 pp. ; 1 f. n . ch., LII pp., 330 pp. Maroquin rouge, triple filet d'encadrement, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin olive, filet sur les coupes et les coiffes, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). La plus belle édition. Cette édition contient la dissertation de La Monnoye et est augmentée des imitations du Moyen de parvenir en vers latins ou français et un sommaire des chapitres. Elle est illustrée d'un frontispice gravé par Martinet figurant le portrait de Béroalde de Verville placé à l'envers dans un médaillon. ?? Jolie édition, préférable à celle de 1773, qui en est la copie, et à toutes les autres ?? (Brunet). Le Moyen de parvenir est un répertoire de petits contes joyeux et de quolibets auxquels ont amplement puisé non seulement Tabarin et le pseudo-Bruscambille, mais encore d'Aubigné dans son Baron de F?neste, et Sorel dans son Francion (Brunet). Composé dans les dernières années de sa vie, l'ouvrage assura à son auteur une renommée posthume, grâce à de très nombreuses éditions. Des bibliothèques Guelle Tersy, avec son ex-libris imprimé et contrecollé au verso du premier plat sur chaque volume ; Ripault, avec son ex-libris aux armes et devise "D'espérrer servira" ; et Charles Bertrand, avec son ex-libris imprimé en doré, sur pièce de cuir rouge. Très bel exemplaire en maroquin d'époque. Brunet, Manuel des libraires et de l'amateur de livres, I, col. 806 et 807 ; O.H.R., Manuel de l'amateur de reliures armoriées françaises, pl. 965. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        D. Mathiae Lagunez Siguntini. Tractatus de fructibus in quo selectiora jura ad rem fructuariam pertinentia expenduntur difficilioraque reserantur. Opus e summis theoricae et practicae Jurisprudentiae penetralibus eductum Jure Canonico Civili Regio Feudali necnon aliorum Regnorum et Provinciarum Legibus Statutis Constitutionibus Oppidorumque ac Civitatum Ordinationibus Sacris etiam Litteris profanisque affabre concinnatum ex quibus digladiatis opinionum hinc inde contentionibus & ipsarum nonnullis opportune rejectis aliis in concordiam redactis veriores receptioresque sententiae ac resolutiones traduntur & melioris notae Authoritatibus Doctorumque placitis plena manu congestis fulciuntur atque exornantur. Editio nova a mendis diligenter purg

      sumptibus Fratrum de Tournes, Genevae 1757 - Frontespizio a carattere neri e rossi bella marca tipografica testatine capilettera ornati finalino testo su due colonne (16) + 592 + (102) p. 359x230 mm m.pelle cordonata coeva con tass. e fregi oro sul dorso

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        Reveries or Memories upon the Art of War. Two parts in one volume

      J. Nourse at the Lamb, opposite Katherine Street in the Strand, London 1757 - x, 195pp. 40 copper engraved plates on 34 sheets, 33 being fold out. 'To which are added some original letters, upon various Military Subjects, wrote by the Count to the late King of Poland, and M. de Folard, which were never before made publick: Together with His Reflections upon the Propagation of the Human Species'. Language: eng Cover rubbed with corner wear. Respined. New eps. Light soiling to first two leaves. Contents including plates VG

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        The principles of agriculture and vegetation

      Edinburgh: printed for G. Hamilton & J. Balfour. 1757. 8vo., viii + 179 + (1)pp., in a very good mid-20th century binding of half calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt by Sangorski and Sutcliffe> in London, uncut. A fine copy. First edition: second printing (a reissue of the sheets of the 1756 1st ed., with a new title-page). Rothamsted p.75 (where it calls this 1757 printing the 1st ed.). Goldsmiths 9219. Higgs 1391. Only later editions in Perkins. An important contribution to agricultural science which was described by Professor Launcelot Hogben (Science and the Citizen>) as a 'pioneer work that bore fruit in the lectures of Humphrey Davy'. An Edinburgh doctor and 'close friend of Dr. J. Black, professor of chemistry at Glasgow, Home set out to discover 'how far chemistry will go in settling the principles of agriculture', and carried out pot experiments to discover the best types of fertilizers, though his interest in chemistry was not confined to agriculture. He perceived that there were two ways of investigating plant chemistry - the one to find out what the plant contained; the other pot experiments, and he did valuable work, but with a wide margin of error. Sir John Russell, in Soil Conditions and Plant Growth,> says: 'The book is a great advance on anything that had gone before it, not only because it recognizes that plant nutrition depends on several factors, but because it indicates so clearly the two methods to be followed in studying the problem - pot cultures and plant analysis. The problem, indeed, was carried as far as was possible until further advances were made in plant physiology and chemistry.' Home made a very real contribution to agricultural science.' [G.E. Fussell, More old English farming books,> pp.36-7].

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      Milano, Sirtori, 1757. In-8 gr. (mm. 262 x 208), cartoncino rustico coevo (dorso rifatto con tit. ms.), pp. XII,190, c.nn. 1 (Errata), ornato da pregevoli grandi iniziali figur. e finali inc. su legno; con 8 bellissime tavv. f.t. (più volte ripieg.) inc. in rame da C. Lepoer e G. Cattaneo che raffigurano antichità di: Sant?'Aquilino, S. Giorgio al Palazzo, Sant?'Ambrogio e S. Simpliciano. Interessante ed erudito studio su alcune chiese milanesi, diviso in dieci dissertazioni. L?'A., il domenicano Giuseppe Allegranza (1713-85), archeologo, fu nominato da Maria Teresa bibliotecario Braidense. "Prima edizione." Cfr. Predari 103 - Cat. Hoepli,1066 - Fossati Bellani,1940 - Cicognara,3928 - Schlosser Magnino,572. Lieve alone al marg. infer. su alc. cc., altrim. fresco esempl. con barbe, ben conservato.

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        Livoniae,Curlandiae, anno 1740, map by Seutter Matthäus

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Livoniae,Curlandiae, anno 1740, map by Seutter Matthäus Livoniae et Curlandiae Ducatus Cum Insulis Adiacentib. Mappa Geographica Size of the leaf: 53x62 cm., restored tear, not to see in front of the map. printed on thick paper [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The history of the Saracens. Containing the lives of Abubeker, Omar, Othman, Ali, Hasan, Moawiyab I. [and 5 more], the immediate Successors of Mahomet. Including (with their own divisional titles): [Chappelow, Leonard]. An account . of the life of Mahomet, and: Occkley, Simon (trans). Sentences of Ali[,] son-in-law of Mahomet, .Third edition.

      Cambridge, printed for Anne Ockley, by permission of Henry Lintot, 1757. - 2 volumes. 8vo. [2], XXI, [29], 80, 339, [21]; [4], LVIII, "356" [= 358], [12] pp. With folding engraved plate. Contemporary calf. Rebacked, using the original spine-labels and new brown endpapers. Third edition of Ockley's most famous work, presenting Islamic history from 632 to 705, based on Arabic sources. "One of the most important steps in the introduction of Arab culture to Europe was the decision to use Islamic sources in order to write a history of the Arabs. This step was taken by Simon Ockley. It is based mainly on a manuscript in Oxford [Bodleian Library] wrongly attributed to the historian of the eighth century, al-Waqidi, but in fact composed at the time of the Crusades. Ockley accepted al-Waqidi's authorship, but was also acquainted with other historians such as Ibn Duqmaq, Ibn Abd Rabbah, al-Suyuti and Abu al-Fida" (Hamilton). It was first published in one volume in 1708 as The conquest of Syria, Persia, and Aegypt by the Saracens, dealing with Islamic history under the first three caliphs. Ten years later Ockley published a continuation entitled The history of the Saracens, continuing the history from the fourth caliph to the Umayyad 'Abd al-Malik (656-705). The present edition, published for the benefit of Ockley's widow Anne, was augmented with a Life of Mahomet, sometimes ascribed to Roger Long, but most likely written by Leonard Chappelow. - With a 1914 bookplate on pastedown with the owner's monogram "HJK", the motto "semper fidelis" and an open book with "Poles 1913". In 1658 Pope Alexander granted the Polish city of Lwow (now Lviv in Ukraine) the use of the motto "semper fidelis" in recognition of their resistance to the spread of Islam. In 1913 the Akademische Verbindung Semper Fidelis in Luzern, Switzerland, celebrated the 50th anniversary of its foundation. So the unidentified (Polish?) HJK may have been associated with Lviv and/or that student society. Some minor browning and in 1 leaf a marginal tear, but still in good condition. The binding is rebacked as noted, but otherwise good. ESTC T134350; Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique et l'Arabe 98; cf. Blackmer 1216 (1st ed.); Hamilton, Europe and the Arab world 37 (1st ed); for background information: Arberry, "The pioneer: Simon Ockley", in: Arberry (ed.) Oriental Essays (1997), pp. 11-47. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le conte du tonneau, contenant tout ce que les arts et les sciences ont de plus sublime et de plus mystérieux

      New edition, illustrated with 8 figures, including the famous Battles books; the other figures are just as curious.Binding half mottled brown sheepskin contemporary. Back smooth decorated with four finials, roulette tail and head. As Exhibit tan morocco, black wax piece volume number. Corners bumped. Volume number of rooms of volumes I and II rubbed. Good copy. Chez Henri Scheurleer A La Haye 1757 In-12 (9,5x16,5cm) (6) xvj (2) 312pp. et xij, 296pp. et xvj, 280pp. 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés

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        War of polish succession 1734, Seutter, complete map

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - War of polish succession 1734, Seutter, complete map, contemporary colours, size of the page: 67x125 cm.--edited circa anno 1750--- Polnischer Thronfolgekrieg, Norditalien, Seutter, 1734, komplette Karte, von 3 Platten gedruckt. Blattgröße: 67x125 cm.--verlegt ca. anno 1750-- Title: "Theatrum belli per Italiam a.o MDCCXXXIV recentissima et accuratissima designatio ; Kartenmaterial ; ubi et quam diu copiæ Cæsareæ castra posuerint, commoratæ sint et cum hostibus conflixerint, cum delineatione præcipuarum urbium in hac plaga ; cum gratia et privil. S. R. I. vicariatus, in partibus Rheni, Sveviæ, et juris Franconici ; cura et sumtibus Matthæi Seutteri, S. cæs. et reg. cathol. majest. geogr. et chalcogr Augustae Vindel" 9 Schlachtpläne oben und unten (je ca. 11 x 18 cm), 10 Stadtansichten 9 battleplans, 10 townplans. Contemporary publishers colours, zeitgenössisches Kolorit, some old restorations mostly on margins, without loss, einige alte Reparaturen, hauptsächlich an den Plattenrändern, ohne Bildverlust. Complete map, scarce. So komplett selten aufzufinden. Der Polnische Thronfolgekrieg (1733–1738), auch Polnischer Erbfolgekrieg genannt, war ein Krieg um die Thronfolge Polens nach dem Tod Augusts II. (des Starken) († 1. Februar 1733). The War of the Polish Succession (1733–1738) was a major European war for princes' possessions sparked by a Polish civil war over the succession to Augustus II, King of Poland that other European powers widened in pursuit of their own national interests. France and Spain, the two Bourbon powers, attempted to check the power of the Austrian Habsburgs in western Europe, as did the Kingdom of Prussia; whilst Saxony and Russia mobilized to support the eventual Polish victor. The slight amount of fighting in Poland resulted in the accession of Augustus III, who in addition to Russia and Saxony, was politically supported by the Habsburgs. The war's major military campaigns occurred outside Poland. The Bourbons, supported by Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, moved against isolated Habsburg territories. In the Rhineland France successfully took the Duchy of Lorraine, and in Italy Spain regained control over the kingdoms of Naples and Sicily (lost in the War of the Spanish Succession), while territorial gains in northern Italy were limited despite bloody campaigning. Great Britain's unwillingness to support Habsburg Austria demonstrated major cracks in the Anglo-Austrian Alliance and may have contributed to Austria's military failures. Although a preliminary peace was reached in 1735, the war was formally ended with the Treaty of Vienna (1738) in which Augustus III was confirmed as king of Poland and his opponent Stanis?aw Leszczy?ski (who had received virtually no foreign military support) was awarded the Duchy of Lorraine. Francis Stephen, the duke of Lorraine, was given the Grand Duchy of Tuscany in compensation for the loss of Lorraine. The Duchy of Parma went to Austria whereas Charles of Parma took the crowns of Naples and Sicily, resulting in territorial gains for the Bourbons. Poland also gave up claims to Livonia and direct control over the Duchy of Courland and Semigallia, which, although remaining a Polish fief, was not integrated into Poland proper, and came under strong Russian influence. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Four Dissertations

      London: for A. Millar,, 1757. I. The Natural History of Religion. II. Of the Passions. III. Of Tragedy. IV. Of the Standard of Taste. Duodecimo (159 × 98 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, red morocco label, double gilt rules, small gilt centre ornaments to spine. Housed in a burgundy flat back cloth solander box. Ownership inscriptions on front free endpaper and pastedown: William Nasmith, London, 19 March 1757; indecipherable initials, dated 6 June 1867; Tet Htoot [Burmese historian] from R. C. Trevelyan [English poet and translator], Christmas 1941. A little neat restoration to spine ends, few stains to front cover, endleaves tanned at margin from turn-ins, but a very good copy. First edition, with the half-title and the dedication, the first word on p. 9 is "ative" instead of the corrected "lative"; the other typographical error on p. 131 is corrected to "lancing". Cancels C12 and D1 and the omission of K5-K8 agree with the description of Todd, p. 200. These essays were offered by Hume to his publisher in June 1755 for 50 guineas. For a full account of the publishing history, with the suppression of one essay, its initial replacement with two alternative ones, which were then in turn replaced by an entirely new one, see Jessop, pages 33-35.

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        Les éléments des sections coniques, démontrés par synthèse; Ouvrage dans lequel on a renfermé le petit Traité des sections coniques de M. de La Hire

      Desaint & Saillant, Paris 1757 - In-8. [195 x 120 mm] Collation : (4), XIX, 430, XXXXVIII, (2) pp, 16 pl. h-t. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges. (Reliure de l'époque.). _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Première édition. "Le livre que je présente ici n'était en son principe qu'une nouvelle édition des Eléments de Mr de La Hire." Mais Mauduit a ajouté un grand nombre de propositions et des démonstrations qui n'était pas dans le Traité de La Hire, et l'a enrichi de quelques théorèmes. C'est le premier ouvrage d'Antoine-René Mauduit (1731-1815), professeur de mathématiques à l'Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, puis au Collège de France et ensuite aux Ecoles centrales. Illustré par 16 planches dépliantes hors-texte. Bel exemplaire. Provenance : Scévole Le Coq. Signature contemporaine manuscrite sur le titre et étiquette imprimée sur le contre-plat : "Hic liber attinet ad me Scévola Le Coq." Probablement l'abbé Le Coq qui a été professeur de mathématiques aux écoles militaires de Clamecy et Nanterre (cf. Taton, Enseignement et diffusion des sciences en France, p. 519).

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        A Course of Anatomico-Physiological Lectures on the Human Structure and Animal Oeconomy. 3 volume set

      London James Rivington & James Fletcher 1757. Covers and spine worn. Volume I- Front cover weak but holding. Top right hand corner of title page clipped. Volume II - Wear to spine head. Volume III - Top one inch of fep removed. Signature of previous owner on prelims of volumes I and II. Occasional foxing. Content in good condition First Edition Brown hardback leather cover 200mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). x, 400pp; xxx, 568pp; 605pp.

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        Atlas Compendiosus, Seutter M., anno 1720, Atlas

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Matthäus Seutter - Atlas compendiosus. Seutter, M., (Atlas Compendiosus oder Die ganze Welt in den nothwendigsten Geographischen Charten). Augsburg, M. Seutter (ab 1720). Flex. Ldr. d. Zt., berieben, bestossen, Gr.-Folio. 2 Bll., 19 Karten, fleckig, schones originales Kolorit, gedruckt auf dickem Papier. Die einzelnen Blätter sind lose im Originaleinband. Sandler S. 18. - Schönes und hinsichtlich der Kartenbestandes vollständiges Exemplar, fehlt laut Index lediglich das Titelblatt. Bei vorlieg. Exemplar sind alle im Index aufgeführten Karten bis auf das schon erwähnte Titelblatt vorhanden. Der Kartenbestand wie folgt: Welt, Europa, Asia, Africa, America, Hispania, Gallia, Magna Britania, XVII Provincia, Helvetia, Italia, Germania, Dania, Scandinvia, Polonia, Danubius cum Graecia, Moscovie Super, Moscovia Infer, Terra Sancta. AUF WUNSCH ÜBERSENDEN WIR ZUSÄTZLICHE BILDER. Aus ADB, online: " Seutter: Matthäus S. (auch Seuter), Kupferstecher und Kartograph, wurde 1678 als Sohn des Goldarbeiters Matthias S. und der Bierbrauerstochter Helene Geiselmeir zu Augsburg geboren. Seine Eltern bestimmten ihn ursprünglich zum Bierbrauer, er setzte es aber durch, daß er bei J. B. Homann in Nürnberg das Landkartenstechen erlernen durfte. Bereits 1707, in welchem Jahre er sich zum ersten Male verheirathete (1708 und 1717 heirathete er zum zweiten und dritten Male), finden wir ihn als selbständigen Kupferstecher zu Augsburg ansässig. Binnen kurzer Zeit gelang es ihm, seine dortigen Vorgänger [71] und Concurrenten im Landkartenstich, Joh. Stridbeck und Jer. Wolf, besonders in Bezug aus Reichhaltigkeit und Mannigfaltigkeit des kartographischen Verlags zu überholen und den Landkartenhandel, der durch die kriegerischen Zeiten begünstigt wurde, im Großen zu betreiben. Seinen kaufmännischen Erfolg bezeugt der 1723 abgeschlossene Kauf des Hauses D 261 (St. Annagasse), seinen wissenschaftlichen der Titel „kaiserlicher Geograph", den ihm gegen 1730 der Kaiser für die Dedication seines „großen Atlas" verlieh. Er starb 1757. – Aus seiner Officin sind bis zu diesem Jahr gegen 400 Blätter hervorgegangen, die zum großen Theil von ihm selbst, im übrigen von seinem Schwiegersohn (seit 1740) Tobias Konrad Lotter, dem Kupferstecher Andreas Silbereisen und seinem Sohn Albrecht Karl S. gestochen sind. Ungefähr 250 davon sind Landkarten, gegen 100 Pläne und Ansichten von Städten, der Rest chronologische Tafeln, Stammbäume, Tafeln zur Erklärung des See- und Kriegswesens, endlich Jak. Brucker’s „Geschichte der Philosophie" in 6 Tabellen und verschiedene „Curiosa". Sämmtliche Blätter des Verlags, so wie sie in den verschiedenen Jahren gerade vorhanden waren, bildeten unter gelegentlicher Zuhülfenahme von Homännischen und anderen Karten Seutters „großen Atlas" (ohne Jahr), während die Hauptkarten zu kleineren Atlanten unter besonderen Titeln zusammengestellt wurden; bekannt sind: „Atlas geographicus" 1725, mit 46 Karten; „Atlas compendiosus", o. J., mit 20 Karten; „Atlas compendiosus scholasticus" o. J., mit 26 Karten; „Atlas novus indicibus instructus", Wien und Augsburg, um 1730 mit 25, um 1735 mit 50 in Buchstabenquadrate eingetheilten Landkarten und dazu gehörigen vom kaiserl. Hofkriegsagenten Matth. Roth angefertigten Ortsregistern; „Atlas minor" (4°), o. J., mit 50 Karten. Jedem dieser Atlanten ist außer dem erwähnten (gedruckten) Titel noch ein „gemaltes" Titelblatt mit der östlichen Erdhälfte und allegorischen Figuren vorgesetzt, welches ihn als „Atlas novus sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis faciem exhibentes .", o. J., bezeichnet, und zumeist ist auch eine kurzgefaßte, mathematisch-physikalische „Einleitung zu dem so anmuthig als nutzlichen Studio der Geographie" (lat. oder deutsch) beigefügt. – Die große Mehrzahl der Blätter sind Copien oder unwesentliche Veränderungen holländischer und französischer, aber auch Homännischer Originale; nach Manier und Inhalt den Homännischen Karten auf das genaueste gleichend wurden sie, wie d [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Paix de l'Europe ne peut s'établir qu'à la suite d'une longue trève ou EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Amsterdam: Chez Chatelain, 1757. Fine. Chez Chatelain, à Amsterdam 1757, in-12 (9,5x16cm), (1 f. de faux tit.) (1f. tit.) (2f. édit.) xxxviij 244p. xxiv, relié. - Bookplates Daumas manuscript on the first guard. Contemporary binding in full sheepskin. Back with five nerves decorated with gilded finials and a red title piece past part. Major restoration in the jaws. All mouchées slices. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare, parue sous initialisme dissimulant l'identité du chevalier Ange Goudar. Ex-libris manuscrit Daumas sur la première garde. Reliure de l'époque en pleine basane. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons dorés ainsi que d'une pièce de titre rouge en partie passée. Importantes restaurations au niveau des mors. Toutes tranches mouchées.  Ce projet pour la paix en Europe de l'économiste et philosophe Ange Goudar établit les origines des conflits et leur impact sur les nations européennes, en metttant l'accent sur les conséquences économiques. L'auteur propose une entente européenne et une armée supranationale sanctionant toute nation qui s'engagerait dans la guerre, préconisant que les bénéfices de la paix sont d'abord une question d'habitudes et que les nations européennes doivent connaître une période de paix pour en comprendre tous les bénéfices.

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        Mainz, Plan+Panorama, anno 1740, Seutter M., altkol.

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Mainz. Plan-Prospekt. Seutter Mainz. „Moguntia – Mayntz". Altkol. Plan, darunter unkol. Prospekt (15:57,5 cm). Kupf. von M. Seutter, um 1740. Mit ausgem. latein. u. dt. Titelleiste, ornament. Kart. u. 2 gr. Wappen. 49,5:57,5 cm. Fauser 8351; zeitgen. Kolorit, gedruckt auf dickem Papier, sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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