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        China,Generalmap,Seutter M., anno 1730, contemporary coloured

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - China,Generalmap,Seutter M., anno 1730, contemporary coloured Coppermap, edited by Mathäus Seutter, "OPULENTISSIMUM SINARUM IMPERIUM ." Nice map of China, including the south part of Japan and Formosa. Size of the map: 49 x 57 cm., edited anno 1730, contemporary full coloured. The map is based on Johannes Van Loots chart of China, published by Janssonius in Atlas Novus, anno 1657. Seutter added Japan to his map. Very nice map, little brownish on margins, centerfold ok. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Compendio mathematico [.] Tercera impression, corregida, y enmendada de muchos yerros [.] Tomo II que comprehende: arithmetica superior, algebra, musica. Tomo V que comprehende: arquitectura civil, montea y canteria, arquitectura militar, pirotechnia y artilleria. Tomo VI que comprehende: optica, perspectiva, catoptrica, dioptrica, meteoros. Tomo VII que comprehende: la astronomia.

      - En Valencia en la Imprenta de Joseph Garcia, 1757, voll. 4 in-8, leg. coeva in piena pergamena floscia, pp. [12], 490 - [10], 610 - [12], 542 - [12], 572. Con complessivamente 79 tavv. incise in rame ripiegate f.t. 4 volumi sui 9 complessivi dell'opera. Le condizioni dei volumi sono buone tranne quelle del volume V, che presenta le ultime 25 carte con una brutta rosicchiatura all'angolo superiore esterno, con perdite di testo. Un mancanza di minor rilievo (ma con perdita di alcune parole) a 7 carte del volume VII. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Milazzo-Sicily, anno 1730, map+panorama, Seutter M., old colours

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Copperengraving, edited by Seutter Matthäus, Augsburg, 1730, size of the leaf: 50x58 cm., little brownish, no cracs. [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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        Kst.- Karte, in 2 Blatt v. T.C. Lotter n. Seutter im Verlag Lotter, "Mappa Geographica Circuli Metalliferi Electoratis Saxoniae cum omnibus quae in eo comprehenduntur Praefecturis, quales sunt ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, nach 1757, 57,5 x 96,5. Sandler, S.9, 116 ( für Seutter ), hier vorliegend in der späteren Ausgabe bei Lotter, der den Verlag Seutter übernahm. - Die gesuchte Karte des Erzgebirges, von 2 Platten gedruckt und noch nicht zusammengesetzt. Oben links die große Titelkartusche, unten links Freiberger Bergleute in ihren Trachten, mittig und am unteren Rand große Darstellung eines Bergwerkes. - Sehr schönes Exemplar.

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        Printed Admiralty order regarding venereal disease amongst sailors, signed by Anson and others

      London: Office of the Admiralty, 1757. Folio, 6 pages plus integral blank; folded to docket size with manuscript annotation "Admiralty New Instructions relating to Surgeons"; a bit rubbed but very good condition indeed. A scarce and desirable relic of eighteenth-century naval life: an official printed order from the Admiralty concerning the treatment of venereal disease amongst seamen, signed by three Admirals including the famous privateer and Pacific voyager George Anson.The order concerns the treatment of venereal disease by navy surgeons, ordering that some 15 shillings be deducted from the wages of each sailor to cover the cost incurred by the Navy. Gonorrhoea and syphilis were the bane of naval life, and this document laments both the spread of disease and seemingly impossible task of curbing the adventures of men during their time on shore: 'Having taken into consideration the great charge upon the seamen and others serving in the fleet, for Cure of Venereal Distempers, and that the same does not answer the desired effect of punishing to such a Degree, as to prevent the Men from running the Risque of getting those Distempers'The document is fully signed "Anson", followed by the signatures of two other Admirals (Forbes and Stanley).

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        Mémoires pour servir à l'Histoire de Madame de Maintenon [Ensemble] Lettres

      àAmsterdam: Chez Pierre Erialed, 1757. Fine. Chez Pierre Erialed, àAmsterdam 1757, in-12 (9,5x17cm), (2) xxiv ; 270pp. (11) et (2) 249pp. et (2) 296pp. et (2) 268pp. et (2) 298pp. et (2) 263pp. et (2) 272pp. et (2) 274pp. et (2) 268pp. et (2) 342pp. et (2) 288pp. et (2) 276pp. et (2) 331pp. et (2) 301pp. et xx ; 294pp., 15 volumes reliés (6 pour les Mémoires et 9 pour les lettres). - Binders of the time in full sheepskin blonde. Back smooth decorated with boxes and gilded florets. Nets gilded on the cuts and caps. All marbled edges. Some frictions and corners bumped. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition. Les Mémoires parurent pour la première fois en 1755, et les Lettres en 1753, mais seulement en deux volumes. Reliures de l'époque en pleine basane blonde. Dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés. Filets dorés sur les coupes et les coiffes. Toutes tranches marbrées. Quelques frottements et coins émoussés. Bel exemplaire. Cette histoire de Madame de Maintenon fut établie d'après des mémoires authentiques et diverses pièces contenues dans les volumes ; elle valut à l'auteur un séjour à la Bastille, et bien que le lien directeur soit Madame de Maintenon, l'ensemble est une histoire du temps et des événements sous le règne de Louis XIV. Ex-libris du temps contrecollés sur les gardes et contreplats.

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        Dossier relatif au sacre du roi Charles X

      - [CHARLES X Charles-Philippe de Bourbon (1757-1836), roi de France.] Dossier relatif au sacre du roi Charles X, le 29 mai 1825, dans la cathédrale de Reims. - L.A.S. de Joseph de Montesquiou, vicomte de FÉZENSAC, lieutenant-général, adressée au comte de LA PRUNARÈDE. Paris, 25 mai 1825. Ayant été désigné par le ministre de la Guerre pour assister au sacre, Fézensac demande à être inscrit pour un retour dès le 30 mai (1 p. ½ in-4). - L.S. du sous-préfet de Reims adressée à l'inspecteur des Postes et Relais. Reims, 26 mai 1825. Il l'informe du passage de la duchesse de BERRY au relais de Sillery afin qu'on tienne prêts les 20 chevaux nécessaires au service de son Altesse qui doit arriver à Reims le lendemain (1 p. in-4, en-tête). - L.A.S. de François BARBÉ-MARBOIS [adressée au marquis de Vaulchier, directeur général des Postes et des Douanes]. Reims, 29 mai 1825. Il désire avoir trois chevaux de diligence pour pouvoir partir le mardi 31 à 5 h. du matin (1 p. in-4). - L.A.S. du duc de Rochechouart de MORTEMART adressée au Directeur de la poste aux chevaux [le comte de La Prunarède]. Reims, 29 mai 1825. Il lui demande de viser son ordre de retour, partant de Reims le 1er juin, après le Roi (1 p. in-8, en-tête Gardes à pied du Corps du Roi). - L.A.S. de l'intendant de la Chambre du Roi adressée au comte de La Prunarède. Il envoie les feuilles de poste du duc de Duras, du duc d'Aumont, du baron Lemaine, ainsi que la sienne et celle de M. d'Equilly (1 p. in-4). Les fêtes du sacre se tinrent sur plusieurs jours, Charles X étant parti de Compiègne le 27 mai : le 28 mai, il y eut la cérémonie des vêpres, le 29 mai, ce fut l'intronisation par l'archevêque de Latil, le lendemain le roi assista à la remise de récompense aux chevaliers de l'ordre du Saint-Esprit, et enfin le 31 mai, eut lieu le rituel du toucher des écrouelles.

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        Memoirs of Maximilian De Bethune, Duke of Sully.

      for A. Millar; R. and J. Dodsley; and W. Shropshire, London 1757 - Memoirs of Maximilian De Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister to Henry the Great. Containing The History of the Life and Reign of that Monarch, And his own Administration under Him. Translated from the French, by the Author of the Female Quixote. To which is added, the Tryal of Ravaillac for the Murder of Henry the Great. Five volumes. 8vo. [221 x 138 x 175 mm]. [3]ff, xxv, [i], 414 pp; [1]f, [v], [i], iv-vi, [iv], vii-viii, 399 pp; [1]f, 416pp; ix, [i], 473 pp; iv, vii, [i], 226, [236] pp. Contemporary binding of grey paper covered boards and sheepskin spines, divided into six panels with raised bands, lettered in the second and numbered in the third in darkened compartments with gilt fillet borders, plain endleaves, red sprinkled edges. (Hole in fifth panel of the spine on vol.4, rubbed, edges of the boards a little worn). In vol.2 the binder has inserted four leaves from the preliminaries of vol.1 (in a jumbled order: c2, c1, c4, c3) and in vol.5 he has included four leaves from vol.3 (A1-A4). The binding is itself most unusual. The paper covering the boards has been cut adjacent to the spine to a scalloped or undulating pattern, to create the impression of a turned balustrade when the covers are opened. The top and bottom panels of the spine are longer than the middle four, and the second and third have darkened compartments for lettering and numbering. ESTC notes: "A very free adaptation by Pierre Mathurin de L'Ecluse des Loges". Charlotte Lennox's translation was first published in London and Dublin in 1751 as a 12mo, then in London in 1756 as a three volume 4to and this is the first 8vo edition. The dedication to the Duke of Newcastle is signed by Lennox but it is said to have been written by Samuel Johnson (see Hazen, Samuel Johnson's Prefaces and Dedications, pp.110-116. With the armorial bookplate Francis Eyre (1732-1804) of Warkworth, Northamptonshire and a small label printed with the number 47. The Gentleman's Magazine for 1804 described him as "A Roman catholic gentleman of Warkworth Castle in Northamptonshire" and the author of some controversial pamphlets, including A few Remarks on the History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, relative chiefly to the two last chapters (1778), A Short Essay on the Christian Religion, &c (1795) and A Letter to the Rev. Mr. Ralph Churton (1795). In 1755 he married Maria Francesca Giulielma Radclyffe, the daughter of the Countess of Newburgh.

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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 L

      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 - 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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        LAUSITZ. - Niederlausitz. - Karte. "Geographische Delineation des zu denen Kur Sächsischen Landen gehörigen Marggraffthums Nieder Lausitz".

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von P. Schenk d.J., dat. 1757, 83 x 116,5 cm (von 4 Platten gedruckt). Die grenzkolorierte Karte zeigt die Niederlausitz mit dem Krumspreeischen-, Gubenischen-, Sprembergischen-, Luckauischen-, und Kalkauischenkreis. Mit großer Titelkartusche oben links, gestochenen Erklärungen oben rechts und Meilenzeiger unten. Großformatige Karte von 4 Platten gedruckt und zusammengesetzt. - Mit drei hinterlegten Randeinrissen, rechts und links unten angerändert und mit mehreren Faltspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hannover. - Stadtplan. - "Hannovera".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Kupferstich, koloriert, 1757. Von Tobias Conrad Lotter. 48,5 cm x 56,5 cm (Darstellung) / 54,8 cm x 64,5 cm (Blatt). Oben in der Kartusche betitelt "Hannoverae". Rechts eine historische und geografische Stadtbeschreibung und unter der Darstellung eine ausführliche Legende. - Barocker Plan der Stadt mit drei prächtigen Wappenkartuschen. Mit den detailierten Straßenzügen, einem Maßstabsanzeiger und den Befestigungsanlagen. Selten. - Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717 Augsburg - 1777 Augsburg). Deutscher Kupferstecher, Kartograf und Verleger. Seit seiner Heirat mit der ältesten Tochter von Matthäus Seutter 1740 in dessen Werkstatt als Landkartenstecher tätig. Schuf 1740-44 in weitgehender Eigenverantwortung aber noch im Verlag seines Schwiegervaters den "Atlas Minor". Nach Seutters Tod 1757 führte er gemeinsam mit Albrecht Carl Seutter und Johann Michael Probst den Seutterschen Verlag weiter. 1762 übernahm er die Platten für seinen eigenen Verlag.

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        Il paradiso perduto poema inglese di Giovanni Milton del quale non si erano publicati se non i primi sei canti tradotto in verso sciolto dal signor Paolo Rolli con la vita del poeta e con le annotazioni sopra tutto il poema di G. Addison aggiunte alcune osservazioni critiche. Tomo primo- secondo.

      In Fiorenza: a spese di Girolamo Dorigoni stampator di Uenezia, 1757 - In-12 (15,5 cm) (2) c. (di tavole, ritratto e antiporta) LXIV (12) c. (di tavole) 407 (3); 258. Finalini, qualche capolettera decorato e qualche testatina. Nonostante la dicitura del titoo ai frontespizi, il primo volume contiene tutti e 12 i canti ed il secondo volume solo le note che commentano l'opera prendendo un argomento alla volta: l'azione, i caratteri, etc. in tutto 18 argomenti (espressi da 18 spettatori). Seguono delle osservazioni generali. Marca editoriale diversa ai due frontespizi. Cartoncino rustico. Strappo con perdita di poche sillabe alla carta 159-160. Legatura allentata. Milton Giovanni (1608-1674) Scrittore e poeta, nato a Londra il 9 dicembre del 1608 e morto nel 1674. Rolli Paolo (1687-1765). Poeta, librettista, traduttore, visse a Londra dal 1716 al 1744 dove fu precettore dei figli di Giorgio 2. e poeta ufficiale della "Royal Academy of music". Nato a Roma, morto a Todi (PG). Edizione molto rara da trovare in commercio, soprattutto completa dei due volumi. L’esistenza di una edizione del 1757, in due volumi in 12°, impressa a Firenze, dall’editore veneziano Girolamo Dorigoni. Questa edizione, rara a trovarsi completa nei due volumi, si scrive: "spesso trascurata nei recenti studi sulla traduzione di Rolli, è stato possibile individuare alcuni esemplari in Italia e all’estero. In Italia risulta presente presso la biblioteca della Università Cattolica di Milano (Fondo Arciprete di Caravaggio II.13.D.104) limitatamente al 2° tomo. L’opera completa è invece presente a Parigi presso la Bibliothèque Nationale de France." (edizione critica di Laura Alcini). 18mo secolo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London: Printed for Thomas Wilcox, 1757.. xii,255pp. plus folding double-page plate. Quarto. Modern morocco, spine and inner dentelles gilt. Preliminary leaves repaired at corners and reinforced. Folding plate reinforced, small clean tear along one fold. Light foxing, age toning, and occasional soiling. A good copy. In a cloth slipcase. This is the first edition of the first history of New York, based largely on the works of Charlevoix and Colden's HISTORY OF THE FIVE NATIONS.... Smith also drew from the journals of the Assembly and the Legislative Council. He was a graduate of Yale who became a distinguished New York lawyer and eventually justice of the province. A Loyalist during the Revolution, Smith moved to Canada at the war's conclusion, and there became a chief justice. This history covers the period up to 1736. Smith wrote a continuation which remained in manuscript form until it was published by the New-York Historical Society in 1826. "Within the period subsequent to the English Revolution, Smith is still without a successful rival. This work ranks with Stith's VIRGINIA and Hutchinson's MASSACHUSETTS, as one of the worthiest examples of historical literature produced in later colonial times" - Larned. A foundation New York item. SABIN 84566. HOWES S703, "b." STREETER SALE 871. CHURCH 1023. LARNED 1109.

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