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        Apologie de Louis XIV et de son conseil, sur la révocation de l'Edit de Nantes. Pour servir de réponse à la Lettre d'un patriote sur la tolérance civile des protestans de France. Avec une Dissertation sur la journée de la S. Barthelemi

      First Edition. Copy riddled with a frontispiece. Full mottled calf time. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Head cap weakened. 3 corners bumped. Pretty good copy. The book was originally written in response to a book by Antoine Court (1695-1760), Letter from a patriot of civil tolerance of Protestants of France and the advantages résulteroient for the kingdom (1756); this is why it is written in the vocative. The author justified by historical and economic study seriously the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. "The author does a great display of" scholarship and science in the field of "political economy. Dissertation offers curious researches" (Michaud). This defense of intolerance provides very interesting remarks on demographics. Finally, the author provides economical solutions to overcome this demographic threat. Disssertation on the day of St. Bartholomew denies that it was a religious matter, and even deaths, and seeks to mitigate the historical significance. The book aroused ample indignation, including Voltaire. S.n. S.l. 1758 In 8 (12x20cm) (2) vj (4) 565pp. (1) lxiij (3) relié

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        PARALLELE DE LA CONDUITE DU ROI avec celle du Roi d'Angleterre, Electeur d'Hanovre, relativement aux affaires de l'empire et nommement a la rupture de la capitulation de Closter Seven par les Hanovriens.

      Paris, de l'imprimerie royale 1758. 8°. (3) Bll., LVIII, 187 S.[Angebunden:] MEMOIRE HISTORIQUE SUR LA NEGOCIATIONde la France et de l'Angleterre, depuis le 26 Mars 1761 jusqu'au 20 Septembre de la meme annee, avec les Pieces justificatives. Ebda 1761. 8°. Titel, IV, 196 S. Roter Maroquinband d.Zt. mit Rückenschild, -vergoldung, Deckelbordüren, Kanten und Innenkantenvergoldung, vergoldete Wappensupralibros. Leder am oberen Kapital schmal abgestoßen, Ecken bestoßen, Leder über den Gelenken rissig. - Erste Ausgaben (Lelong, Bibliotheque historique de la France 31176 und 31177 [kennt für den Beiband nur eine Ausgabe in 12°]). -Teils etwas fleckig. Marmorierte Vorsätze, Goldschnitt. Auf den weißen Vorsätze Anmerkungen von verschiedenen Händen aus verschiedenen Zeiten. Danach war der erste Besitzer des Buches JACQUES BERNARD CHAUVELIN DE BEAUSEJOUR(1716 -1767), "maitre de requettes, intendant des finances". Zusammen mit seiner Bibliothek wurde wohl auch dieses Buch nach seinem Tod am 25.Mai 1767 versteigert, der (Auktions-) Catalogue des livres restans de la bibliotheque de feu Messire Jacques-Bernard Chauvelin ...(Paris, chez Prault 1767) liegt uns aber nicht vor. Der Einband stammt von dem Meisterbinder BIZIAUX, "an original, who worked for Madame de POMPADOUR and BEAUMARCHAIS" (H.Bouchot, The printed book, its history, illustration and adornment ... S.287). Handschriftl. Eintrag in Blei: "See Nouvel Armorial du Bibliophile Vol.II., p 132 (ed 1890) where this particular volume is described". Beide Schriften in der Vorzugsausgabe, die nicht in den Handel kam; es erschienen auch weniger umfangreiche Varianten für den Handel mit anderem Impressum. Beide beziehen sich auf die Auseinandersetzungen im Siebenjährigen Krieg zwischen England (Hannover) und Frankreich, die letztlich 1763 zum Verlust Kanadas an England führten..

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        Tracts in Divinity;

      Oxford - W. Jackson, 1758 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first two volumes of the collected works of William Hawkins, writer and Church of England clergyman. Early in life, Hawkins (17221801)contributed pieces to magazines, and in 1743, when he was only twenty-one, he published his first work, The Thimble, an heroi-comical Poem in four cantos, by a Gentleman of Oxford, which may be found here in the second volume. His next venture was in play-writing, and it remained his passion for nearly twenty-five years. Henry and Rosamond, a Tragedy, was published in 1749, and may also be found in the second volume. In 1758 he collected and published, in three volumes, his separate publications. The first volume consisted of tracts on divinity; the second of dramatic and other poems, including the Thimble, Henry and Rosamond, and the Siege of Aleppo'. The third volume, absent here, contained the last of his lectures on poetry and his Creweian orations, delivered as professor of poetry at Oxford. First edition. Very scarce. Condition: In full speckled calf bindings. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some minor wear to the extremities and spine. Joints starting. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with a few spots and marks only. Some pages slightly age toned. Stamp, reading 'Cornwell House', to front free endpaperof each volume. Ink signature to front pastedown of each volume. Evidence of past worming to first thee pages of volume I. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        OEUVRES DE MONSIEUR DE MONTESQUIEU

      A AMSTERDAM & A LEIPSICK CHEZ ARKSTEE & MERKUS 1758 - 3 volumes in-4 relié cartonné dos plat à motifs dorés tranches marbrées - Tome 1 - L'éloge de M. de Montesquieu et l'analyse de l'esprit des lois par M; d'Alembert - le discours de M; de Montesquieu lors de sa réception à l'Academie Française - Les XXXI premiers livres de l'esprit des lois - avec 2 cartes dépliantes - Tome 2 - L'esprit des lois - Tome 3 contenant les lettres persanes - les considérations sur les causes de la grandeur des romains et de leur décadence - Le temple de Gnide - L'essai sur le gout [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View of the Temple of Minerva, Athens. "Vue de Temple de Minerva à Athenes

      Greece: Paris chez H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, J.L. Nyon/ Jean Neaulme 1758. Copper engraved view of the gate of the Parthenon, Athens from Le Roy's "Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grece ." Black and white, verso blank. The view shows the ruined Parthenon with a small mosque erected by the Turks within. Bright dark impression; small ink spots to blank margins. Julien David Le Roy (1724-1803) was a French architect and archaeologist. "Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grece," issued in 1758, first revealed to European eyes the wonders of Greek classical architecture. Overnight, Greece became the rage, much to the chagrin of Giovanni Battista Piranesi and other defenders of the genius of Rome. Le Roy was to become engaged in a strong rivalry with Society of Dillitanti members James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, particularly to produce the first professional description of the Acropolis since that of by Antoine Desgodetz published in 1682. A winner of the Prix de Rome in 1750, Julien-David Le Roy was a historian and pensionnaire at the French Academy in Rome, where he had the opportunity to study its architecture firsthand. It was there that he learned of Stuart and Revett's proposed book and their trip to Greece in 1751-1753. Receiving permission from the Ottoman Turks in Constantinople, he himself hurried to Athens early in 1755, where for three hectic months he surveyed and drew the principal classical monuments there, including those on the Acropolis. Stuart and Revett had been researching Athens since 1748 but Le Roy had an advantage in accessing the ruins due to good relations between France and the Ottoman Empire. Le Roy's studies,were supported by the Comte de Caylus and his art circle. The finest engravers and architects were recruited to produce the illustrations' Published in advance of Stuart's and Revett's "Antiquities of Athens", which appeared in 1762, Le Roy's work introduced the architecture of classical Athens to Western Europe. Le Roy's work provoked strident criticism from Stuart' in the preface to "Antiquities of Athens", Stuart declared that he, at least, was determined "to avoid Haste, and System, those most dangerous enemies to accuracy and fidelity, for we had frequently, with great regret, observed their bad effects in many, otherwise excellent, Works of this kind." Railing against Le Roy, every misunderstanding and inaccuracy were itemized. There were insinuations of plagiarism and charges that descriptions had been taken from others and not made directly, as well as failures to recognize monuments for what they were (e.g., the gateway to the Roman Agora and Hadrian's Library). On his own admission Le Roy was less concerned with precise measuring and recording than he was with conveying the soul of the antiquities, showing them the context of their surroundings With the publication of "Les Ruines", Le Roy was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Architects. Stuart's criticisms were sufficiently pointed that Le Roy felt obliged to publish a response ("Observations sur les édifices des anciens peuples") and, in 1770, a second edition of his work?"this time with footnotes, quotations in Greek and Latin, and references. There also was a riposte to Stuart, who, he felt, saw the only merit of publishing a book on Greek monuments as providing their exact measurements?"and doing so too often. "The ruins of antiquity may be looked at in widely differing ways. In publishing them, one may undertake no more than a slavish record of their dimensions; and the most scrupulous accuracy in doing so is, in Mr. Stuart's opinion, almost the only merit that a book of this kind can possess. My journey, I confess, was undertaken with very different ends in view; I would never have traveled to Greece simply to observe the relations of the buildings and their parts with the subdivisions of our foot. Such a claim to fame I gladly resign to anyone who desires it and aspires to nothing higher....As for the vast quantity of plates with which works of the present kind are sometimes laden, these often convey nothing to the public beyond the industry or the want of taste of those who have measured the monuments" (Preface, Vol. I). In the much-expanded edition of 1770,Le Roy wrote two highly provocative theoretical essays. In one,he set forth a compelling linear history of the conceptual forms of architecture that began in Egypt, moved to Greece, then Rome, and finally modern Europe. In the other, seeking to express the experience of architectural form and its effects, Le Roy gave new voice to feeling. Blackmer/ Navari :1009; Atabey 709 ;Cohen de-Ricci 627. Greece Continental Greece Athens Parthenon Temple of Minerva

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        L?Ipocondria. Composizione Anacreontica

      Pietro Gaetano Viviani 1758 With engraved title vignette and 3 leaves of plates featuring 5 subjects, all signed Giuseppe Bonaiuti. Contemporary gilt - paneled vellum with double fillets and embellishments, lacking ties and with renewed end papers; a few small worm holes affecting the margins of the initial leaves, scattered foxing and small stains, with a larger stain on leaf E4 and the final plate. With two small notes in Italian on the verso of the front free end paper. First edition, extremely rare, of this allegorical poem on hypochondria. Although the identity of the Italian poet who penned this work remains unknown, his chosen pseudonym, which translates to something like ?Bleary Enthusiasm of the Dark Valley? is nonetheless amusing. The story follows the narrator and protagonist, Fabrizio, through the Kingdom of Hypochondria where he meets its queen and her entourage of gruesome characters, a scene brought to life in one of the five wonderful plates included in this work. After the main poem, the author supplies his own commentary, complete with an explanation of the rather puzzling title vignette.

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        L’Ipocondria. Composizione Anacreontica

      Florence: Pietro Gaetano Viviani, 1758. With engraved title vignette and 3 leaves of plates featuring 5 subjects, all signed Giuseppe Bonaiuti. Contemporary gilt-paneled vellum with double fillets and embellishments, lacking ties and with renewed end papers; a few small worm holes affecting the margins of the initial leaves, scattered foxing and small stains, with a larger stain on leaf E4 and the final plate. With two small notes in Italian on the verso of the front free end paper. First edition, extremely rare, of this allegorical poem on hypochondria. Although the identity of the Italian poet who penned this work remains unknown, his chosen pseudonym, which translates to something like “Bleary Enthusiasm of the Dark Valley” is nonetheless amusing. The story follows the narrator and protagonist, Fabrizio, through the Kingdom of Hypochondria where he meets its queen and her entourage of gruesome characters, a scene brought to life in one of the five wonderful plates included in this work. After the main poem, the author supplies his own commentary, complete with an explanation of the rather puzzling title vignette. 

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        Signed Document from the French and Indian War

      English Colony of Rhode-Island, 1758. unbound. 1 page with the embossed seal of Hope & Anchor still intact, 7.5 x 12.25 inches, English Colony of Rhode-Island and Providence-Plantations, New England, in America, March 14, 1758. This document is a French and Indian War commission appointing James Arnold an Ensign in the Rhode Island Regiment. Note: in March 1758, the General Assembly of Rhode Island voted to raise a Regiment of 1,000 men for the purpose of participating in actions brought about by the French and Indian War. This Regiment, including Ensign James Arnold, was initially sent to Albany, New York, and subsequently fought in the Battle of Ticonderoga. Partial tearing and browning at the folds; expertly reinforced on the back; foxing at the edges. Very good(-) condition. Colonial Governor of Rhode Island and signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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        View of the Trimphal Monument raised to honour Caius, Julius, Antiochus Philopappus at Athens. "Vue d'un Monument triumphal élevé en l'honeur de Caius, julius, Antiochus, Philopappus à Athenes

      Greece: Paris chez H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, J.L. Nyon/ Jean Neaulme 1758. Copper engraved view of the Monument of Philopappus, Athens from Le Roy's "Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grece ." Black and white, verso blank. The view shows the ruined Monument of Philopaapus with varius figures sitting around it and the sea in the background. The Philopappos Monument is an ancient Greek mausoleum and monument dedicated to Gaius Julius Antiochus Epiphanes Philopappos or Philopappus, ( 65?"116 AD), a prince from the Kingdom of Commagene. It is located on Mouseion Hill in Athens, Greece, southwest of the Acropolis. Philopappos died in 116, and his death caused great grief to his sister Julia Balbilla, citizens of Athens and possibly to the imperial family. As a dedication to honor the memory of Philopappos, Balbilla with the citizens of Athens erected a tomb structure on Mouseion Hill near the Acropolis of Athens. His marble tomb monument is still known as the Philopappos Monument, and the hill is today known as Philopappos Hill The Greek geographer Pausanias (Description of Greece, I.25.8), describes Philopappos' grand tomb as a monument built for a Syrian man. The monument was built on the same site where Musaios or Musaeus, a 6th-century BC priestly poet and mystical seer, was held to have been buried. The location of this tomb, opposite the Acropolis and within formal boundaries of the city, shows the high position Philopappos had within Athenian society. Bright dark impression; small minor spots to blank margins. Julien David Le Roy (1724-1803) was a French architect and archaeologist. "Les Ruines des Plus Beaux Monuments de la Grece," issued in 1758, first revealed to European eyes the wonders of Greek classical architecture. Overnight, Greece became the rage, much to the chagrin of Giovanni Battista Piranesi and other defenders of the genius of Rome. Le Roy was to become engaged in a strong rivalry with Society of Dillitanti members James Stuart and Nicholas Revett, particularly to produce the first professional description of the Acropolis since that of by Antoine Desgodetz published in 1682. A winner of the Prix de Rome in 1750, Julien-David Le Roy was a historian and pensionnaire at the French Academy in Rome, where he had the opportunity to study its architecture firsthand. It was there that he learned of Stuart and Revett's proposed book and their trip to Greece in 1751-1753. Receiving permission from the Ottoman Turks in Constantinople, he himself hurried to Athens early in 1755, where for three hectic months he surveyed and drew the principal classical monuments there, including those on the Acropolis. Stuart and Revett had been researching Athens since 1748 but Le Roy had an advantage in accessing the ruins due to good relations between France and the Ottoman Empire. Le Roy's studies,were supported by the Comte de Caylus and his art circle. The finest engravers and architects were recruited to produce the illustrations' Published in advance of Stuart's and Revett's "Antiquities of Athens", which appeared in 1762, Le Roy's work introduced the architecture of classical Athens to Western Europe. Le Roy's work provoked strident criticism from Stuart' in the preface to "Antiquities of Athens", Stuart declared that he, at least, was determined "to avoid Haste, and System, those most dangerous enemies to accuracy and fidelity, for we had frequently, with great regret, observed their bad effects in many, otherwise excellent, Works of this kind." Railing against Le Roy, every misunderstanding and inaccuracy were itemized. There were insinuations of plagiarism and charges that descriptions had been taken from others and not made directly, as well as failures to recognize monuments for what they were (e.g., the gateway to the Roman Agora and Hadrian's Library). On his own admission Le Roy was less concerned with precise measuring and recording than he was with conveying the soul of the antiquities, showing them the context of their surroundings With the publication of "Les Ruines", Le Roy was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Architects. Stuart's criticisms were sufficiently pointed that Le Roy felt obliged to publish a response ("Observations sur les édifices des anciens peuples") and, in 1770, a second edition of his work?"this time with footnotes, quotations in Greek and Latin, and references. There also was a riposte to Stuart, who, he felt, saw the only merit of publishing a book on Greek monuments as providing their exact measurements?"and doing so too often. "The ruins of antiquity may be looked at in widely differing ways. In publishing them, one may undertake no more than a slavish record of their dimensions; and the most scrupulous accuracy in doing so is, in Mr. Stuart's opinion, almost the only merit that a book of this kind can possess. My journey, I confess, was undertaken with very different ends in view; I would never have traveled to Greece simply to observe the relations of the buildings and their parts with the subdivisions of our foot. Such a claim to fame I gladly resign to anyone who desires it and aspires to nothing higher....As for the vast quantity of plates with which works of the present kind are sometimes laden, these often convey nothing to the public beyond the industry or the want of taste of those who have measured the monuments" (Preface, Vol. I). In the much-expanded edition of 1770,Le Roy wrote two highly provocative theoretical essays. In one,he set forth a compelling linear history of the conceptual forms of architecture that began in Egypt, moved to Greece, then Rome, and finally modern Europe. In the other, seeking to express the experience of architectural form and its effects, Le Roy gave new voice to feeling. Blackmer/ Navari :1009; Atabey 709 ;Cohen de-Ricci 627. Greece Continental Greece Athens Philopappus monument

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        Opera Juridica in Quinque Tomos Distributa: Cum Additionibus.

      1758 - Collected Works of a Prominent Neapolitan Jurist Marinis, Donato Antonio de [1599?-1666]. Rodoerio, Giovanni Leonardo [1640-1701]. Luca, Carlo Antonio de [17th. c.] Alexio, Carolus de [17th. c.]. Cappelli, Felice [18th. c.]. Curte, Camillo de. Roverter, Francisco. Opera Juridica in Quinque Tomos Distributa: Cum Additionibus Leonardi Rodoerii, Caroli Antonii de Luca, Caroli de Alexio, Francisci Reverterii, & Camilli de Curte. Necnon Nuperrimis Felicis Cappelli Animadversionibus. [Venice: Apud Nicolaum Pezzana, 1758]. Four volumes, in six parts, bound in five books. Each volume Excepting Volume II has an individual title page, Volume I (in two parts, paged continuously) has, in addition, a general half-title. Complete set. Folio (15" x 9"). Contemporary vellum, title panels and faint hand-lettered titles to spines. Minor staining, spines slightly darkened, spine ends and corners bumped and lightly worn, two later sheets of notes tipped-in to pastedowns of Volumes I, Parts 1 and 2. Title page of Volume I, Part 1, printed in red and black, woodcut preinter devices, head-pieces, tail-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning, light browning in places, faint dampspotting, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplates to front pastedowns. An appealing set. * Third, final and best edition. This set collects the consilia and other principal writings of Donato Antonio de Marinis, a prominent Neapolitan jurist. It contains notes by additional writers and two related works by other authors: Curte's Selectiores Juris Feudalis Resolutiones (Volume II) and Reverter's Decisiones Regiae Cameriae Summariae Neapolitanae. Contents: Volume I (two parts in two books): Resolutionum Juris, Tomus Primus [Pars Prima, Pars Altera], Volume II (one book): Resolutionum Juris, Liber Secundus, Volume III (one book): Juris Allegationes Insignium Jurisconsultorum Urbis Regiae Neapolis, Volume IV (two parts in one book): Summa, Et Observationes ad Singulas Decisiones Regiae Camerae Summariae Neapolitanae; Arresta, Capitula, & Reformationes Regiae Camerae Summariae Neapolitanae. First published in 1731, it went through two more editions in 1757 and 1758. The final edition is preferred because it contains notes and additions that do not appear in its predecessors. Few copies of any edition are h

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        The Culture of Silk or, an Assay on its rational practice and improvement. In four parts: I. On the raising and planting of Mulberry Trees; II. On hatching and rearing the Silk-Worms; III. On obtaining their Silk and Breed; IV. On reeling their Silk-Pods / For the Use of the American Colonies. By The Rev. Samuel Pullein, M. A.

      - London: Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, MDCCLVIII [1758].- XV,299 p.: con 2 láminas grabadas al cobre; 4º menor (20,5 cm.); Enc. en Plena piel época; filetes dorados paralelos recuadrando los planos, cantos con rueda en seco.- La encuadernación fatigada, con los bordes rozados, las esquinas rozadas y con pequeñas faltas de piel, las bisagras (juntas de plano con lomera) rajadas pero no desprendidas. El interior con el papel fuerte pero con manchas de óxidación por su composición química. La encuadernación se ha restaurado en lo posible, quedando el libro con buen aspecto. Introducido en América por los españoles el cultivo del gusano de seda en el siglo XVI, y viendo los ingleses su potencial económico, lo introdujeron en sus colonias de Norteamérica en el siglo XVIII. Siendo el presente libro uno de los primeros manuales en lengua inglesa para su cultivo y explotación racionales. Book in english La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 800.00 EUR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE SALADIN, SULTHAN D'EGYPTE ET DE SYRIE

      Haye, 1758. - Part one only (of two). 355 pp. Title in red and black. Contemporary full calf.

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        Haupt-Schlüssel zu zerschidenen Alterthumen. Oder Gründliche, theils Historische, theils Topographische Beschreibung von dem Ursprung, Landmarchen, Alten Namen, und Mutter-Sprachen Galliae Comatae, auch Aller darinnen theils gelegenen, theils benachbarten, und theils daher entsprossenen Land- und Voelckerschafften, sonderheitlichen Helvetiae cis- & trans-Rhenanae, Rhaetiae Primae & Secundae, Germanorum, Allemannorum, vindelicorum, Bojorum, Rauracorum-lepontiorum, sequanorum, Salassorum, und valinsanorum &c. Samt darinnen befindlicher achtbarer Städten, Oertern, Inscriptionen, Antiquitaeten, und berühmter Familien, ec. ec. ec. geschriben durch Aegidium von Glarus genant Tschudi, [..], dessen Altes, auf dem Schloss Greplang aufbehaltenes Original-Manuscript [..] hiermit das erstemahl [..] heraus gegeben wird Von Johann Jacob Gallati, Patricio Glaronensi, und Pfarr-Herrn zu Berschis im Sarganser-Land.

      Gedruckt zu Costanz [Constanz, Konstanz], bey Johann Conrad Waibel 1758.. 2 Teile in 1 Band (cpl.). 4° (32 x 21.5 cm). 2 Bll. (davon 1 Titel), 410 SS., 35 Bll. (Register). Einige gest. Zierstücke u. Textfiguren (Inschriften, Zeichen), 1 Faltblatt. Schriftsatz in 12-Punkt Fraktur. Ldr. d.Zt. (etwas berieben, Gelenke in den Kapitalen um weniges angeplatzt) auf 6 Bünden mit mont. Ldr.-Rückenschildchen. Erste Ausgabe. Titelblatt verso im Fuss mit alter Reparaturstelle, erste Lage marginal unterschiedlich etwas fingerfleckig u. vereinzelt etwas knitterfaltig sowie im Aussen- und Bundsteg blass feuchtigkeitsrandig (kaum störend), Vorsätze u. Seiten unterschiedlich etwas stockfleckig und in den Satzspiegeln etwas gebräunt, hinterste Lagen des Registers mit kleiner Brandspur an der Oberkante, sowie im Fuss des Bundstegs und im hinteren Vorsatz mit kleiner Wurmspur. Alters-, Lagerungs- u. etwas Gebrauchsspuren, vord. fl.Bl. recto u. verso mit älterem resp. zeitgenössischem Besitzervermerk. Gesamthaft sehr ordentliches, relativ gepflegtes Exemplar.. Mit Angabe zahlreicher lateinischer Namen und Begriffe. - Barth 235; Möller p. 1196; Wäber p. 19; G. v. Wyss 1895, p. 12; Feller/Bonjour 1, 2. Aufl. 1979, p. 267, 270 u. 273. - Faltblatt bei p. 252/253 mit dem Text des Vaterunser in 8 Sprachen. - Das Vorwort ist datiert 'Berschis den 12ten Julii 1757'. - Eine 2. Auflage erschien 1767 bei Belz in Konstanz (vgl. u.a. Möller, swissbib u. VK GBV; nicht bei Barth). - Besitzervermerke: 1. Zeitgenössischer Besitzervermerk 'Sum Ex libris Joan. Michaelij Stolz / Dono authoris', i.e. Geschenk des Autors (resp. Herausgebers); 2. des 19. Jahrhunderts 'C. (ev. L. od. D.) v. Tschudi'. Ad 1 : Ein Johann Michael Stolz ist in HBLS und HLS für die fragliche Zeit nicht aufgeführt. Ebenso lässt sich ein Johann Jacob (Jakob) Gallati, Pfarrer in Berschis, nicht verbindlich nachweisen. Die ETH (in: http://www.e-rara.ch/doi/10.3931/e-rara-8385) identifiziert den Herausgeber der Gallia Comata ohne Quellenhinweis als 'Landvogt, Schweiz (1715-1760)'. Wie zutreffend dies ist, bleibe dahingestellt. / Ad. 2.: Der im vorliegenden Exemplar eingetragene Vorbesitzer mit Namen Tschudi ist ebenfalls nicht verbindlich eruierbar. -- Gliederung des Inhalts : 1.1 Lage und älteste Landmarchen von Gallien; 1.2 Provinzen in Aquitanien; 1.3 Die fünf 'Belgischen Provinzen' (1. Provincia maxima sequanorum i.e. 'Helvetien', 2.-5. die Erzbistümer Trier, Reims, Mainz, und Köln) und das Land Helvetia (u.a. Thurgau, Bezirk Sargans od. Sarganserland); Haupt-Flecken u. -Städte (u.v.a. Zürich, Rapperswil, March, Glarus, Uri, Schwyz, Zug, Kloster Einsiedeln, Appenzell, Stadt und Fürststift St. Gallen, Bodensee und -Städte, Zurzach, Koblenz, Wettingen); Landschaft u. Ortschaften des Aargaus, bzw. von Luzern, bzw. Unterwalden, Vierwaldstättersee, Landschaft und Ortschaften des Üechtlandes, bzw. von Bern und Solothurn, bzw. der Waadt; Kimbern ("von welchen Schwiter [Schwyzer], Unterwalder, und Haßler im Helvetierland [..] entsprossen"), Teutonen und Ambronen; 1.4 Von Land und Volk der Rauraker, bzw. der Sequaner (u.a. Burgund, Sundgau, Elsass); Von Helvetia Trans-Rhenana Germanica; 1.5 Vindelica superior & inferior olim Germaniae pars, postea Rhaetica secunda (u.a. Schwaben od. Schwabenland, Bayern, Klettgau, Hegau, Linzgau, Allgäu, Lechtal, Isar u. Isartal, Weilheim, Freising und München, Städte an der Glan, 'Von Thunicatibus, oder dem Land Thunka': Der Fluss Abens mit Abensberg, Regensburg und Straubing); Schwindgau mit u.a. Landshut; 'Von denen Catenatibus' mit u.a. Osterhofen, Vilshofen, Passau und Schärding / 2.2 De Rhaetia Veteri, seu Cana, sive Curiensi, id est Grisonibus (mit u.a. Geographie und Bevölkerung, Sprache, Burgen und Schlösser, Besiedlung, Adel: Herren von Rhäzüns, Vaz, Belmont, Sax, Montalt, Montfort); Geschichte (u.a. Gründung der drei Bünde), Landesteile, Talschaften u. Ortschaften (mit u.a. Gaster und Bodenseeregion, Vorder- u. Hinterrhein, Schanfigg, Oberland, Albulatal mit Alvaneu und Davos, Maloja und Bergell, Landschaft Cleven mit Plurs, Chiavenna und Novara; Veltlin mit u.a. Veltliner Wein, Morbegno, Poschiavo, Tirano und Bormio; Vintschgau; Engadin; Bistum und Landschaft Brixen); 2.2 Angrenzende Völker mit Tälern, Ortschaften, und Gewässern; 2.3 De provincia Alpium Graiarum, & Poeniarium, Centronibus, Salassis, Sedunis, & Veragris, resp. (-) Poeniarium in Tractu Prisco Celtarum Gallorum Caesaris Tempore (mit u.a. Ober- u. Unter-Wallis); 2.4 Anhang (mit u.a. vorrömische keltische Urbevölkerung Galliens, i.e. Kelten mit deren 'Pfaffen und Geistlichkeit'; Kultur der Germanen; Christianisierung von Gallien u. Helvetien; abschliessend Miszellen aus Bibel und Antike. - Mit Register. -- Aegidius ('Gilg') Tschudi (Glarus 1505-1572 wohl Glarus), kath., von Glarus. Bis ca. 1560 in zahlreichen politischen Ämtern tätig. "Als Gelehrter ohne Universitätsstudium blieb Tschudi zeitlebens Autodidakt. [..] Von Tschudis Werken wurde zu Lebzeiten nur die landeskundlich-historische 'Alpisch Rhetia' gedruckt [Basel 1538] [..]. [..] Daneben war Tschudi der wichtigste Beiträger zur 1547-48 publizierten Schweizerchronik von Johannes Stumpf. Seine eigene Schweizerchronik blieb unvollendet [..]; sie wurde erst 1734-36 unter dem Titel 'Chronicon Helveticum' von Johann Rudolf Iselin publiziert, der zugehörige, topografisch aufgebaute Teil zum Zeitabschnitt vor 1000 erst 1758 unter dem Titel 'Gallia Comata'." (Chr. Sieber, in: HLS). - "Während das 'Chronicon Helveticum' annalistisch angelegt ist [..], bietet die zwischen 1564 und 1572 entstandene 'Gallia comata', das zweite Hauptwerk Tschudis, die Vorgeschichte der Eidgenossenschaft in vorrömischer, römischer und frühmittelalterlicher Zeit als historisch-topographische Sammlung. Für den schweizerischen Raum zog der Verfasser fast sämtliche Textstellen aus antiken und frühmittelalterlichen Autoren heran, zitierte römische Inschriften und mittelalterliche Urkunden. Die Helvetier, dies ist der Grundgedanke, pflegten uralte Rechte und Freiheiten, die, von den eroberungssüchtigen Römern teilweise ausgelöscht, von den Innerschweizern im Befreiungsgeschehen weitgehend wiederhergestellt worden sind. Den topographischen Begriff 'Gallia comata' erklärt Tschudi von der Haartracht der Bevölkerung her [.. ] ('Gallia comata' S. 7)." (P. Ochsenbein u. K. Schmucki, Bibliophiles Sammeln und Historisches Forschen. Der Schweizer Polyhistor Aegidius Tschudi 1505-1572. St. Gallen 1991, p. 34). - "Später, in seinen letzten Lebensjahren, schrieb [Tschudi] die 'Gallia comata', ein topographisches Werk, welches auch Helvetien und Rätien umfassen sollte. Es enthält sechs Abschnitte: Helvetien, Rätien, die Rauraker, Sequaner, Germanien und Vindelikien. Aber der Verfasser wollte es nicht als vollendet anerkennen. Erst zweihundert Jahre später wurde es [..] veröffentlicht [..]. Die Gallia comata ist für die Kenntniss dieser Periode von untergeordnetem Werth. Sprachlich und in antiquarischer Beziehung lässt sie viel vermissen [..]. Dagegen finden sich darin wichtige Angaben über mittelalterliche und historiographische Dinge, z.B. über schweizerische Bischöfe, die noch heute brauchbar sind. [..] [Die] sogenannte Gallia Comata [.. wurde] nach dem Originalmanuscript, aber mit Einschiebseln aus anderen Tschudi'schen Manuscripten und in modernisirter Sprache, veröffentlicht." (G. v. Wyss, Geschichte der Historiographie in der Schweiz, 1895, p. 12 u.199). - "Tschudi brachte der nationalen Vergangenheit ein ungeheures Verlangen und Annäherungsvermögen entgegen. [..] Er gibt Quellen in der Gallia comata an [..]. [..] Als Sammler und Forscher ist er bahnbrechend, er hat den gewaltigsten Unterbau für die Schweizergeschichte geschaffen, ohne über Hilfswerke zu verfügen. Manche, die ihn nachmals kritisierten, lebten doch von seinem Fleiss. [..] Die Gallia comata ist überhaupt bloss eine Materialsammlung, die er rasch chronologisch geordnet hat. [..] Tschudi hat die Geschichtsschreibung der Schweiz auf den Weg der quellenmässigen Forschung gewiesen; das ist eine der wichtigsten, für die Wissenschaft folgenreichsten Seiten seiner Gelehrtentätigkeit." (Feller/Bonjour 1, 2. Aufl. 1979, p. 265, 268, 270 u. 273; pp. 273-276 mit Diskussion der Rezeption und wertvollen bibliographischen Hinweisen).

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        Versuch zu einer gründlichen Vertheidigung derer Saamenthiergen; nebst einer kurzen Beschreibung deren Leeuwenhoeckischen Mikroskopien und einem Entwurf zu einer.

      vollständigen Geschichte des Sonnenmikroskops, als der besten Rechtfertigung derer Leeuwenhoeckischen Beobachtungen. Nürnberg, G.P. Monath, 1758. 4to. pp. (12), 52, with 6 engraved plates. Recent boards, title on spine. Nissen ZBI, 2412. First edition. Martin-M. 72: "Darin findet sich erstmals die Beschreibung des Ledermüllerschen Sonnenmikroskops. Es handelt sich hierbei um ein einer Laterna magica ähnliches Gerät; die Sonne lieferte das Licht, das über einen beweglichen Spiegel in ein Mikroskoprohr geleitet wurde ... Bei dem Instrument, das Ledermüller verwendet, handelt es sich um ein von Cuff letztlich verbessertes und von Lieberkühn nach einem Muster Fahrenheits entworfenes Sonnenmikroskop". Small private stamp on title.

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        DICTIONNAIRE APOSTOLIQUE, A L'USAGE DE MM. LES CURES DES VILLES ET DE LA CAMPAGNE, ET DE TOUS CEUX QUI SE DESTINENT A LA CHAIRE

      Augustin Martin Lottin L'ainé, Paris 1758 - Reliure plein cuir d'époque,tranches rouge, coupure et restoration sur la tome 3. tome 1, sur l'amour de dieu, amour du prochain, amour des ennemis, aumone, baptême,beatitude des saints,communion,confession. Tome 2 (trous de vers)bonne et mauvaise conscience, la vraie et la fausse pieté,la sanctification desdimanches, lé'éducation des enfents,l'enfer et léternité malheureuse, sur la foi, sur la grace, sur l'humilité. Tome 3 la persévérance, la réprobation, la priere, le purgatoire, la religion,le respect humain, le salut. Tome 4 sur lemonde, la mort, la fuite des occasions, les bonnes oeuvres, la paix, la parole dedieu, la penitence. Tome 5sur le jeunel'impurete, du jugement dernier, de la loi evangelique, sur le mariage, médisance et calomnie, de la misèricorde de dieu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Case of the Dutch Ships, Considered

      London: for R. and J. Dodsley; and Sold by M. Cooper,, 1758. Octavo (202 × 132 mm). Recent sprinkled half calf on marbled boards, red morocco label to spine. Lightly browned, else very good. First edition. Published when Marriott had recently graduated in Law and entered the College of Advocates, and at the height of the Seven Years' War, this pamphlet contends that "... that the Dutch had forfeited claims to neutrality by trading with French colonies and by allowing Dutch territory to be used by France" (James Ford Bell Catalogue, M178). Marriott's arguments attracted a good deal of notice, and two further editions were called for within a year; a fourth edition was published in 1778. Marriott "was an indefatigable, insatiable, and indiscriminate suitor for patronage" (ODNB), rising eventually to become a Judge in Admiralty. Despite Roscoe's harsh judgement that he did "not leave a single judgement of historical value" (Studies in the History of the Admiralty and Prize Courts), his compilation of the forms and practice of the Admiralty Court, Formulare Instrumentarum published in 1802, was to be a major influence on American admiralty law.

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        Lettres sur le Dannemarc. Nouvelle Edition.

      . 2 vols. in one. Geneve (Copenhagen): Les Freres Philibert/ Claude Philibert 1758-65. (8) + 192 + (4) + 280 + (2) pp. Contemporary paperbinding, weakly signed of use. * Bibl. Dan. II, 713..

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        Opera, seu originum juris civilis libri tres. Accedunt De Romano Imperio, liber singularis. Orationes, et opuscula latina. Institutionum J. Recept. lib. IV. Dissertatio de censura romanorum et institutionum canonic. lib. III. Recensuit, & Adnotationibus auxit Gotefridus Mascovius.

      - Venetiis, Pitteri, 1758, volumi 2, in-4, mezza pelle, scritte oro sui dorsi, tagli spruzzati in rosso. Vignette incise sui frontespizi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ludwigstorffisch-Baad-Buch,] oder Beschreibung, von der sonderbaren Tugend, Krafft und Würckung des heylsamen Baad-Brunnens, gelegen bey der Herrschaft und Schloß Teutschen-Altenburg an der Donau in Oesterreich unter den Enns 8. Meil von Wienn. Auf Begehren verschieder, sowohl hoch- als nidern Stands-Personen, wegen lang-verspührter Nutz., in Heylung unterschiedlicher Kranckheiten, nach sonderlicher Prob, Urtheil, und ausführlich hierüber gestellten Bericht der Löblichen Medicinischen Facultät zu Wien, und durch den Edlen und Hochgelehrten, auch wohl-erfahrnen Herrn J. W. M. . colligirt und zusammengetragen. Jedermänniglich zu Gutem, fürnehmlich aber denen, so sich der warmen Bäder gebrauchen, oder in besagtem Altenburger-Brunnen baaden wo

      Heyingersche Erbe,, Wien, 1758 - Wien, Heyingersche Erbe, 1758. o. Pag. [ca. 76 S.] Kanzleipappe der Zeit. 3. Auflage. Mit der Tabelle. - Mit einer Kopie des Titelblattes, S. 8 oberer Rand beschnitten (kein Textverlust), fleckig, Gbrsp., R. berieben. Noch gutes Expl. - Mannagetta von Lerchenau, (1588-1666), studierte Medizin in Wien, wurde promoviert und war mehrmals Dekan der Medizinischen Fakultät und Rektor der Universität. Er war Leibarzt der Kaiser Ferdinand II., Ferdinand III. und Leopold I. und trug als Verfasser einer Pestordnung zur Verbesserung des Gesundheitswesens bei. 1630 erhielt M. v. L. das Diplom als Comes palatinus und wurde 1637 zum Ritter von Lerchenau erhoben. (DBE) Deutsch

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        [Ludwigstorffisch-Baad-Buch,] oder Beschreibung, von der sonderbaren Tugend, Krafft und Würckung des heylsamen Baad-Brunnens, gelegen bey der Herrschaft und Schloß Teutschen-Altenburg an der Donau in Oesterreich unter den Enns 8. Meil von Wienn. Auf Begehren verschieder, sowohl hoch- als nidern Stands-Personen, wegen lang-verspührter Nutz..., in Heylung unterschiedlicher Kranckheiten, nach sonderlicher Prob, Urtheil, und ausführlich hierüber gestellten Bericht der Löblichen Medicinischen Facultät zu Wien, und durch den Edlen und Hochgelehrten, auch wohl-erfahrnen Herrn J. W. M. ... colligirt und zusammengetragen. Jedermänniglich zu Gutem, fürnehmlich aber denen, so sich der warmen Bäder gebrauchen, oder in besagtem Altenburger-Brunnen baaden wollen, zum besten fürgestellt und offenbahret.

      Wien, Heyingersche Erbe, 1758.. o. Pag. [ca. 76 S.] Kanzleipappe der Zeit.. 3. Auflage. Mit der Tabelle. - Mit einer Kopie des Titelblattes, S. 8 oberer Rand beschnitten (kein Textverlust), fleckig, Gbrsp., R. berieben. Noch gutes Expl. - Mannagetta von Lerchenau, (1588-1666), studierte Medizin in Wien, wurde promoviert und war mehrmals Dekan der Medizinischen Fakultät und Rektor der Universität. Er war Leibarzt der Kaiser Ferdinand II., Ferdinand III. und Leopold I. und trug als Verfasser einer Pestordnung zur Verbesserung des Gesundheitswesens bei. 1630 erhielt M. v. L. das Diplom als Comes palatinus und wurde 1637 zum Ritter von Lerchenau erhoben. (DBE)

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        Quadernos de las leyes y agravios reparados del año 1757

      Pamplona 1758 - Materia: Libro antiguo de la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII. Derecho - Leyes. Descripción: 4º mayor. 2h. 32 + 246p. Encuadernación en pergamino época. Portada con el escudo de Navarra grabado al cobre. Por error de paginación la última es 246. Notas: A suplicacion de los tres estados del Reyno de Navarra en las cortes del año.por la magestad Real del Señor Rey .nuestro Señor. Y en su nombre por el Excmo. Sr. Fr. D. Manuel de Sada, y Antillon, Gran Castellan de Amposta, Capitan General de sus real. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Anmuthigkeiten des Landlebens, oder sonderbare Anmerkungen wie man Landhäuser und Gärten anlegen, und die Plätze gehörig eintheilen und auszieren könne. Nebst einer vollständigen Nachricht von der Wartung allerley Obst- und wilder Bäume, Orangerien und Gewächse, so in Treib- und Glashäusern auch sonsten gezogen werden.Aus dem Holländischen und Französischen übersetzt. Göttingen und Leipzig, E. Luzac 1758. 4°. 4 Bll., 324 S., 8 Bll., mit 14 (v. 16 ) mehrf. gefalt.Kupfertafeln, Hldr. d. Zt. mit reicher Rverg.

      . . Dochnahl 5 - vgl. Graesse IV, 64 (hollämd. u. franz. Ausg.).- Einzige deutsche Ausgabe, selten.- Beschreibt alle anfallenden Arbeiten im Garten im Jahreslauf. Insbesondere über Weinbau, Erstellen von Gewächshäusern und Anlegen von Teichen; mit Kapiteln über die verschiedenen Obstbäume.- Die Kupfertafeln zeigen verschiedene Gewächshäuser und Zitrusfrüchte.- Es fehlt der Grundriss eines Glashauses u. eine Fruchttafel (beide in Kopie beiliegend).- Text braunfleckig (Tafeln sauber), Ebd. etw. berieben. Rücken mit kl. Wurmspur, insges. gutes Exemplar.

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        The Grants, Concessions and Original Constitutions of the Province

      1758. The First Retrospective Compilation of New Jersey Law [New Jersey]. Leaming, Aaron, Compiler. Spicer, Jacob Compiler. The Grants, Concessions, And Original Constitutions of the Province of New-Jersey: The Acts Passed During the Proprietary Governments, And Other Material Transactions Before the Surrender Thereof to Queen Anne, The Instrument of Surrender, And Her Formal Acceptance Thereof, Lord Cornbury's Commission and Instructions Consequent Thereon. Collected by Some Gentlemen Employed By the General Assembly, And Afterwards Published by Virtue of an Act of the Legislature of the said Province With Proper Tables Alphabetically Digested, Containing the Principal Matters in the Book. Philadelphia: Printed by W. Bradford, [1758]. [iv], 763 pp. Folio (11-1/4" x 7"). Recent period-style calf, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, title page and following leaf reinforced with clear archival backing re-hinged. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, and light foxing to text, faint dampstaining to margins in a few places, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamp to title page. A handsomely bound copy. * First edition. With indexes for East Jersey and West Jersey. The third official compilation of New Jersey law, it is the first to print fundamental laws, constitutions and documents from 1663 to 1702 and session laws from 1668 to 1702. "This handsome volume, generally known as Leaming and Spicer's Laws, was prepared under the authority of an act of Assembly passed in 1752, and is the largest work issued from the press of Wm. Bradford. Subscribers' names were first solicited in February, 1755, the compilers having spent nearly two years in its preparation. Three more years were consumed in printing, and it was not until May, 1758, that it was ready for delivery. Up to that time 170 copies had been subscribed for, and the editors say, in the Pennsylvania Journal, May 11. 1758, 'a number of copies yet remain not subscribed for,' and 'any person may be supplied' until 'the 17th of July next, after which we will not further extend the sale'": The Charlemagne Tower Collection of American Colonial Laws 165. Felcone, New Jersey Books 156.

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        Histoire de Saladin, Sulthan d’Egypte et de Syrie. Avec une introduction, une histoire abrégée de la dynastie des Ayoubites fondée par Saladin, des notes critiques, historiques, géographiques, & quelques pièces justificatives.

      Den Haag, Nicolas van Daalen, 1758. - 2 Bände. 14,5 x 9,5 cm. Titel, XX, 355 S.; Titel, 440 S., 12 Bl. Mit 2 gestochenen Titelvignetten und 3 gefalteten gestochenen Karten und Plänen. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. Im Jahr der Erstausgabe. – Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 17 – vgl. Ataby 768 und Gay 2132 (Ausgabe Paris). – Marin benutzte für seine Biographie neben der Bibliothèque Orientale Herbelots auch zahlreiche arabische Quellen. – Mit 1 Plan von Jerusalem sowie 1 Plan und 1 Umgebungskarte von Ptolemais (Akkô). – Einbandecken leicht bestoßen, Vorsatz mit Exlibris und altem Besitzeintrag, Titel mit altem Sigel und Besitzeintrag, nahezu fleckfrei und dekorativ gebunden. Published in the same year as the first edition (Paris). – 2 vols. With 2 engr. vignettes and 3 fold. engr. maps and plans. Contemp. half calf, gilt (corners bumped). – Exlibris. Old owner’s inscription to endpaper and title. Minor staining. Very good copy decoratively bound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Saladin, Sulthan d'Egypte et de Syrie. Avec une introduction, une histoire abregee de la dynastie des Ayoubites fondee par Saladin, des notes critiques, historiques, geographiques, & quelques pieces justificatives.

      Den Haag, Nicolas van Daalen, 1758.. 2 Bände. 14,5 x 9,5 cm. Titel, XX, 355 S.; Titel, 440 S., 12 Bl. Mit 2 gestochenen Titelvignetten und 3 gefalteten gestochenen Karten und Plänen. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung.. Im Jahr der Erstausgabe. - Ibrahim-Hilmy II, 17 - vgl. Ataby 768 und Gay 2132 (Ausgabe Paris). - Marin benutzte für seine Biographie neben der Bibliotheque Orientale Herbelots auch zahlreiche arabische Quellen. - Mit 1 Plan von Jerusalem sowie 1 Plan und 1 Umgebungskarte von Ptolemais (Akko). - Einbandecken leicht bestoßen, Vorsatz mit Exlibris und altem Besitzeintrag, Titel mit altem Sigel und Besitzeintrag, nahezu fleckfrei und dekorativ gebunden. Published in the same year as the first edition (Paris). - 2 vols. With 2 engr. vignettes and 3 fold. engr. maps and plans. Contemp. half calf, gilt (corners bumped). - Exlibris. Old owner's inscription to endpaper and title. Minor staining. Very good copy decoratively bound.

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        Beskrifning öfver en äfventyrlig resa til och ifrån Ost-Indien, Södra America, och en del af Europa, åren 1755, 56, och 57. Uppsala, Kongl. acad. tryckeriet, 1758. 8:o. (12),144,(5) pp. Reproductions of Chinese characters on pp. 48-49.

      1758 - Nice green lacquered half calf with raised bands, gilt spine, dark green label and yellow edges (Hedberg, Stockholm). Spine somewhat faded. Contemporary corrections in ink which have been cut when the book was bound. A few minor stains, uopper corner torn off on p. 43 with loss of pagination. Bookplate.Johan Brelin (1734-82) departed for China in january 1755 with the Swedish East India Company's ship Sophia Albertina under the command of Captain Carl Gustav Lehman. The return trip from China became long and circumstantial. Brelin got lost, broke his ankle and was left astern on the Island of Ascension in the Indian Ocean. He feared "a death which with good reason can be called the hardest", but was saved in the last minute by a French ship. With a broken mast they sailed to Brazil and then to Portugal, where Brelin for a short while was suspected to be a spy. Penniless he spent a winter in Amsterdam before returning to Sweden in April 1757. In Stockholm Brelin found that he "already had been wept for as deceased" and that his family still wore mourning for his sake. His adventurous account is still characterized by a cheerful temperament and an open disposition. A facsimile edition was published in 1973. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beskrifning öfver en Äfventyrlig Resa til och ifrån Ost-Indien, Södra America och en del af Europa åren 1755, 56 och 57.

      Upsala, Tryckt i Kongl. Acad. Tryckeriet, 1758. (12),144,(5) s. Samtida klistermarmorerade pappersomslag. Ryggen delvis förstärkt på insidan med japanpapper. Två sista bladen med fuktfläck, ej markant. Inlagan något lagerfläck, mest i början. Bortskrapade namnteckningar på främre omslags insida. 16,5 x 10,5 cm

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        A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

      Tully's-Head in Pall-Mall. London: R and J Dodsley, 1758 Complete in 6 Vols, small 12mo, 5th ed, VG, 1 plate, 14 woodcuts. In full contemporary speckled calf, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, a few small marks. Spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to calf labels, vol numbers in gilt, edges a little bumped and worn. Internally, bookplate of John Henry Druery, Middle Temple to fpd also contemp ink name of Susanna Barrett (1759), half titles present, text block edges reddened, printed by J Hughs, many small printers devices. Vol 1, [4], 335 pp, 2 woodcuts, 44 poems, upper hinge cracked, some offsetting, edge browning. Vol 2, [4], [1], 2-336 pp, 2 woodcuts, 77 poems, lacking title label to spine. Vol 3, [4], [1], 2-350 pp, 1 pl, 3 woodcuts, 70 poems. Vol 4, [4], [1], 2-360 pp, 1 pl (music), 2 woodcuts, 114 poems. Vol 5, [4], [1], 2-336 pp, 2 woodcuts, 128 poems. Vol 6, [4], [3], 4-336 pp, 3 woodcuts, 101 poems, lacking its spine label. (ESTC T115893).

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        The Natural History of Cornwall. The Air, Climate, Waters, Rivers, Lakes, Sea and Tides; of the Stones, Semimetals, Metals, Tin, and the Manner of Mining; the Constitution of the Stannaries; Iron, Copper, Silver, Lead, and Gold, Found in Cornwall. Vegetab

      Oxford: Printed for the Author; by W. Jackson, 1758. xix; 326; (i)(errata); (i)(directions for placing the plates) pages. Gilt marbled page edges. Large folding county map, 28 full-page copper engraved plates. Light damp mark to the fore-margin of final few pages, barely noticeable. Contemporary full red crushed morocco by Kalthoeber with the binder's ticket. With the bookplate of Thomas Curtis. An elegant copy of this important work in a handsome contemporary signed binding. First Ed. Very Good. Folio.. Book.

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        CATECISMO MEXICANO, que contiene toda la Doctrina Christiana con todas sus Declaraciones [ ] dispusolo primeramente en castellano el padre Geronymo de Ripalda de la Compañia de Jesus. Y despues para la comun utilidad de los Indios [ ]. Lo traduxo del Castellano, en el puro, y proprio Idioma Mexicano el padre Ignacio de Paredes de la misma Compañia de Jesus. Y le añadiò la Doctrina pequeña con otras cosas, a todos utilissimas, para la vida del Christiano, que se hallarán en el Indice.

      México, en la Imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, enfrente de de San Agustín, 1758 - -10,5 x 15 cm.- 32 págs. + 1 grabado de Ortuño que representa a San Francisco Javier Apóstol de las Indias + 170 págs. + 2 págs. Consta de dos portadas, una en castellano y otra en mexicano [Náhuatl]. Tiene además un grabado xilográfico con el escudo arzobispal, una capitular y algunos adornos tipográficos a modo de colofón. Ejemplar completo y limpio, con encuadernación en pergamino y con rótulo en tinta sepia. (BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The great theater of honour and nobility. Containing I. The science of heraldry, with a compleat dictionary of all the terms proper thereto. II. An historical and chronological abridgment, of the settlements and revolutions of the monarchies and sovereignties of Europe, from the downfall of the Roman Empire, till towards the end of the tenth century. III. The present state of the Empire of Germany, with relation to the emperor, king of the Romans, electors, princes of the empire, imperial cities, diets, &c. IV. The atchievements and blazon of the emperors, kings, princes, and sovereign states of Christendom. Both in French and English. Illustrated and adorned with about forty copper-plates, curiously engraved

      London, Vailliant and Woodfall, 1758. Gestoch. Frontispiz, (2), XVI, 381, (2), 259 Seiten, 29 (5 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Mit 1 Wappenkupfer. Karton der Zeit, Gr.4°. - A rare dictionary of heraldic terms and a treatise on heraldry, with engravings of the arms of the sovereign princes and states of Europe. Published by subscription and dedicated to Frederick, Prince of Wales. - Abel Boyer, a French-English lexicographer and journalist, was probably born 1667 at Castres, in Upper Languedoc, southern France. - In französisch-englischem Paralleltext. - Auf starkem Papier gedruckt, unbeschnitten und breitrandig. Der weiße Oberrand in Teil 2 moderfleckig, Text und Tafeln davon nicht betroffen.

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        Monasticon Eboracense: and the Ecclesiastical History of Yorkshire

      York: Printed for the author by N. Nickson, in Coffee-Yard. VG : in very good condition. Cover lightly rubbed with minor wear at spine tail. 1758. First Edition. Contemporary catspaw calf. 410mm x 250mm (16" x 10"). xii, 448pp, + index. Two fold out plans and fold out map. With list of subscribers. .

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        MEMOIRE INSTRUCTIF SUR LA MANIERE DE RASSEMBLER, DE PREPARER, DE CONSERVER, ET D'ENVOYER LES DIVERSES CURIOSITES D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE Auquel on a joint un Mémoire intitulé: “Avis pour le Transport par mer, des Arbres, des Plantes vivaces, des Semences, & de diverses autres curiosités d'histoire naturelle.

      Paris /Lyon, Bruyset, 1758. In-16 gr. (mm. 195x120), p. pelle bazana coeva, dorso a cordoni (picc. manc. a una cerniera) con decoraz. e tit. oro sul tassello, tagli rossi, pp. XVI,236 (ma 240 perché le pp. 141-144 sono ripetute nella numeraz.), molto ben illustrato, come da Indice, da 25 tavv. più volte ripieg. f.t, inc. in rame da M. Le Comte su disegni del Durand. Contengono figure che raffigurano: pesci, crostacei, conchiglie, ricci di mare, spugne, coralli, rettili e strumenti per la loro cattura, con le rispettive tecniche di conservazione e imbalsamazione. "Prima edizione", pubblicata anonima, di questo interessante studio cui collaborò anche Duhamel du Monceau, dedicato alla raccolta, conservazione, trasporto per mare delle curiosita' biologiche che sono alla base della costituzione dei vari gabinetti scientifici. L?'opera è anche la prima in assoluto dedicata alla tassidermia. Etienne François Turgot, fratello del celebre Ministro francese delle Finanze, fu un importante scienziato e naturalista; con Duhamel du Monceau, a cui si devono le informazioni sul trasporto marittimo dei reperti biologici animali e vegetali, furono membri dell'Accademia delle Scienze". Cfr. Pritzel, 9560. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Essai sur l'Amelioration des Terres

      Paris: chez Durand, , 1758. Duodecimo (161 x 92 mm). Contemporary French red crushed morocco, three-line gilt border on sides, decorative gilt spine, all edges gilt, gilt patterned endpapers. Wood-engraved title decoration, engraved headpiece to Dedication, 3 folding engraved plates of fields. A beautiful copy. First edition, scarce, of a highly influential book: "Its influence was to be very great and Pattullo was to be quoted throughout the rest of the century as one of the famous agriculturists of his time, and the founder of a definite agricultural system (...) the Essai is a handbook of English farming for the use of the French" (Andre J. Bourde, The Influence of England on the French Agronomes 1750-1789, Cambridge 1953, p. 78). It is also one of the earliest works to publicise the views of the French Enlightenment economist Francois Quesnay (1694-1774). who had published two articles on agriculture in the Encyclopedie: "Fermiers" (1756) and "Grains" (1757). Pattullo, a Scot, has been described as Quesnay's "first foreign disciple". Henry Pattullo, possibly a Jacobite exile who fled to France following the '45, is an obscure but important figure in 18th century writing on agriculture. "[His] Essay on the Improvement of Land (...) was the first work to describe properly the new methods of crop rotation practised in England and Flanders" (Milward & Saul, The Economic Development of Continental Europe 1780-1870, p. 80). A lovely copy of a seminal work.

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        The great theater of honour and nobility. Containing I. The science of heraldry, with a compleat dictionary of all the terms proper thereto. II. An historical and chronological abridgment, of the settlements and revolutions of the monarchies and sovereignties of Europe, from the downfall of the Roman Empire, till towards the end of the tenth century. III. The present state of the Empire of Germany, with relation to the emperor, king of the Romans, electors, princes of the empire, imperial cities, diets, &c. IV. The atchievements and blazon of the emperors, kings, princes, and sovereign states of Christendom. Both in French and English. Illustrated and adorned with about forty copper-plates, curiously engraved

      London, Vailliant and Woodfall 1758 - A rare dictionary of heraldic terms and a treatise on heraldry, with engravings of the arms of the sovereign princes and states of Europe. Published by subscription and dedicated to Frederick, Prince of Wales. - Abel Boyer, a French-English lexicographer and journalist, was probably born 1667 at Castres, in Upper Languedoc, southern France. - In französisch-englischem Paralleltext. - Auf starkem Papier gedruckt, unbeschnitten und breitrandig. Der weiße Oberrand in Teil 2 moderfleckig, Text und Tafeln davon nicht betroffen Gestoch. Frontispiz, (2), XVI, 381, (2), 259 Seiten, 29 (5 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Mit 1 Wappenkupfer [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Theatro Crítico Universal, o discursos varios en todo género de materias, para desengaño de errores comunes. 9 Tomos

      Imprenta de Herederos de Francisco del Hierro y otras, Madrid - Tamaño: 16 x 21. Pergamino original con cierres de cordel deteriorados. Obra completa del Teatro Crítico aunque compuesta de diferentes ediciones. Tomo I: 10ª imp., Oficina de Domingo Fernández de Arrojo (1758), 14h.+ 400 pp.+ 8h.; Tomo II: 8ª imp., Joaquín Ibarra (1753), 19h.+ 407 pp.; Tomo III: 7ª imp., Imprenta del Supremo Consejo de la Inquisición (1759), 30h.+ 366 pp.+ 7h.; Tomo IV: 7ª imp., Imprenta del Supremo Consejo de la Inquisición (1759), 16h.+ 422 pp.+ 7h.; Tomo V: 3ª imp., Imprenta de los Herederos de Francisco del Hierro (1742), 26h.+ 395 pp.+ 5h.; Tomo VI: 4ª imp., Imprenta de los Herederos de Francisco del Hierro (1751), 22h.+ 399 pp.; Tomo VII: 6ª imp., Imprenta de Eugenio Bieco (1755), 23h.+ 420 pp.; Tomo VIII: 5ª imp., Imprenta del Supremo Consejo de la Inquisición (1759), 24h.+ 420 pp.; Tomo IX (Suplementode el Theatro Crítico, o adiciones y correcciones a muchos de los assumptos que se tratan en los ocho tomos de el dicho Theatro): 3ª imp., Imprenta de los Herederos de Francisco del Hierro (1753), 16h.+ 406 pp.+ 9h. Colección homogénea con aceptable estado de conservación. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        År 1728 och 1729 håldne Föreläsningar, På Riddarhuset i Stockholm

      - Öfwer Nya naturkunnigheten, hwarutinnan densamma Genom Rön och Försök Är worden förklarad och stadfästad Til Allmänna tienst utgifne. Första Delen. Andra gången uplagd. Stockholm, Tryckt uti P. J. Nyströms Tryckeri 1758. 4:o. Porträtt (saknas), (16),327,(9) s. + XL utvikbara graverade planscher. Samtida nött halvskinnband i kalv, bit 45 x 25 mm av pärmpapper saknas bakre pärm vid yttre kant. Två exlibris. Äldre namnteckningar, varav två på titelbladet överstrukna. Planscherna 34-40 fasthäftade i efterhand. 21 x 16,5 cm.[#\68216]

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        Monasticon Eboracense: and the Ecclesiastical History of Yorkshire

      York: Printed for the author by N. Nickson, in Coffee-Yard. VG : in very good condition. Cover lightly rubbed with minor wear at spine tail. 1758. First Edition. Contemporary catspaw calf. 410mm x 250mm (16" x 10"). xii, 448pp, + index. Two fold out plans and fold out map. With list of subscribers. .

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        L'Ami Des Hommes, Ou Traité De La Population. Première Partie. Nouvelle Edition. Augmenteé d'une quatrième Partie & de Sommaires].

      Paris, 1758 - A work of fundamental importance, whose appearance created a sensation throughout Europe, was widely translated and reprinted, and earned its author an international reputation "greater than that of any other economist before or after, not excluding Adam Smith or Karl Marx-" (Schumpeter, p. 175n) Mirabeau argues that wealth is the product of population -- in particular, agriculture -- and that a large populartion is desirable, that religious toleration, free enterprise, a more equitable system of taxation and distribution of wealth were necessary components of a vital economy. The first three parts appeared in 1756; by 1758, Mirabeau had fallen under the influence of Quesnay, and issued the fourth part in which the latter's influence is very much felt. The two between them, it may be said, founded the school of the physiocrats. A fifth and sixth part were added in 1760 Second Edition of parts I-III, first Edition of part IV. 4 Parts in 2 vols., 4to. (8), 192; (2), 266, (4); (6), 264; (8), 278, 81pp. Contemporary mottled calf with gilt spines, red morocco labels; covers a bit rubbed, spine extremities and corners worn with slight chipping, otherwise a very good copy, internally crisp and clean. Frontispiece Kress 5735; Higgs 1631; Goldsmith 9317. N° de ref. de la librería 014018 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tanzai Et Neadarne : Histoire Japonoise, Tome Premier

      France : Perkin, 1758, Hardback, First EditionVery good copy in the original, full tree calf with elaborate floral, gilt-blocked spine tooling and a contrasting dark, gilt-blocked leather label. Bands and panel edges somewhat toned and dulled as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Additional scans and bibliographic detail on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 139 pages; Description: 139 p. : ill. ; 14 cm. Subjects: Japan --History.

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        Lectures Concerning Oratory. Delivered in Trinity College, Dublin

      Printed by George Faulkner; London. First London edition, preceded by the Dublin edition of 1758.. Edges somewhat rubbed; hinges just starting, but sound; very good copy.. 8vo, contemporary calf, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. An important and scarce 18th century work on oratory by John Lawson (1708-1759), a professor of oratory at Trinity College. His 23 lectures include ones on style, rhetoric, composition, reading poetry, etc., and feature some of Lawson's own poetry.

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        Characteristics of the present political state of Great Britain.

      A. Millar 1758 - Londres, A. Millar, 1758. In 8 de XVIII-236pp., reliure en plein veau fauve moucheté de l'époque, plats remontés le long des mors restaurés, dos à 5 nerfs restauré, surlignés de doubles filets estampés, et soulignés de filets estampés, double filet estampé à la tête du dos et deux doubles filets estampés à la queue du dos, pièce de titre de maroquin marron surlignée et soulignée de petits filets ondulés dorés, titre doré, rousseurs éparses, papier bruni aux marges de la page de titre, des pages de garde et de la dernière page du texte, ainsi qu'aux marges du papier des contreplats, tranches latérale et inférieure mouchetées de rouges, tranche supérieure noire, roulettes estampées sur les coupes légèrement noircies, ex-libris manuscrit à l'encre noire sur la page de titre, intérieur frais, grandes marges, bel ex-libris héraldique, bel exemplaire. L'auteur écrivit un livre important, qui reste son oeuvre maîtresse et la plus connue sur le thème de la démographie, largement influencée par les thèses de Montesquieu: ''A dissertation on the number of mankind in antient and modern times''. Dans cet ouvrage, Robert Wallace soutenait que la population à l'époque de l'antiquité était plus nombreuse que celle présente au XVIIIème siècle. Cette affirmation se heurta aux sceptiques, notamment Voltaire en France et David Hume en Angleterre, qui soutenaient que l'on ne possédait aucune donnée fiable et aucune certitude et que cette théorie n'était que pure spéculation, sans aucun fondement, ni statistique ni scientifique. Ce livre sur l'état politique de la Grande Bretagne étudie et analyse principalement la politique de gestion des finances publiques du pays, et la santé financière de ce dernier, abordant des sujets tels que la richesse de l'Ecosse suite à la politique d'investissement de banques, la question du crédit papier et surtout les dettes publiques et les charges de la dette d'un état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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