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        Veduta del Tempio della Fortuna Virile

      Rome 1758 - Hind 46 First State.John Wilton-Ely 162From the important series \"Veduta de Roma\"\"Temple of Virile Fortune is now thought to be the Temple of Portunus\" (John Wilton-Ely)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and \"like Callot makes great use of the swelling line\" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi\'s own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings. San Fran

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        The Natural History of Iceland

      A Linde, London 1758 - pp xx, 207 plus a folding map of Iceland. Bound in contemporary vellum. Some foxing to last page. Front inside hinge starting to split. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Four Last Years of the Queen-Published from the last Manuscript Copy, Corrected and Enlarged by the Author's Own Hand

      London: Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, 1758 - Swift wrote the History in 1713, but was repeatedly dissuaded from publishing it during his lifetime First edition. 8vo. xvi, 392 pp. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked . Near fine. Teerink 809; Rothschild 2186 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Materia Medica Physico-historico-mechanica. Reyno Mineral Os Principaes Remedios Do Prezente Estado Da Materia Medica

      Guilherme Strahan 1758 - 4to. Contemporary mottled sheep skin binding. Gilt flourish, 5 raised bands. Internally, generally very good. Solid binding. Corners bumped. [4], 9-14, li, [1], 580, [24] pages. Front folding frontispiece portrait of the Sarmento. 2nd edition. First edition to include the 2nd part on animal and vegetable materia medica. Sarmento?s Materia medica is a treatise on the therapeutic properties of drugs derived from mineral sources. It includes sections on mineral waters and spas, on quinine and the author's quinine-based patent medicine Agua de Inglaterra, and a Latin version of his tract on smallpox inoculation. Sarmento (1692-1762) was a Portuguese Marrano physician who settled in England, where he became a fellow of the Royal Society.Provenance: Small blind stamp of Alfonso Cassuto on title. Cassuto was a noted collector of Iberian Marrano books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE FOUR LAST YEARS OF THE QUEEN. Published from the last manuscript copy, corrected and enlarged by the Author's own hand [and edited by Charles Lucas]

      London:: Millar,, 1758.. First edition.. 8vo, pp. xvi, 392. Bound in contemporary calf with rubbing around the extremities, raised bands on the spine, gilt lettered red morocco spine label. Some browning around the edges of the title-page and end paper, a very good copy. Rothschild 2188; Teerink 809 (with z3 & Aa3 properly signed). Swift wrote this intending publication in 1713, but continued to work on it for years. Publication was blocked in 1727 and 1737 and eventually it was issued in the 1758 edition amongst much controversy.

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        "Les reveries ou memoires sur l'art de la guerre de Maurice Comte de Saxe, Duc de Courlande et de Semigalle, Maréchal-Général des Arme'es de S.M.T.C. &c. &c. &c. dediés a messieurs les officiers generaux … Edition aussi complette que la nouvelle edition de Paris en deux volumes in quarto, de 1757."

      La Haye: Pierre Gosse Junior. 1758. "Folio, pp. xii, 228, [2] errata and binder's directions, [2]; 40 engraved plates (16 double page and 4 folding), and 41 engraved vignettes; bound with: Bonneville, Supplement aux Reveries ou Mémoires sur l'art de la guerre de Maurice Comte de Saxe, La Haye, Chez Pierre Gosse, 1758, pp. 15, [1]; 21 engraved plates (4 double page and one folding); contemporary red morocco-backed boards, spine in 7 compartments, black morocco label in 1, gilt ornaments in the rest; the boards with an overlay of 20th century pastepaper, endpapers renewed. A standard work on warfare by Maurice, Comte de Saxe, (1696-1750), marshal of France, son of the king of Poland, conqueror of the English, pretender to the dukedom of Kurland, and universal lover, here printed under the editorship of Zacharie de Pazzi de Bonneville. It is a remarkable work on the art of war. Though described by Carlyle as 'a strange military farrago, dictated, as I should think, under opium,' it is, in fact, a classic. It was published posthumously in 1757. This is the only folio edition."

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        Élémens de l'architecture navale, ou traité pratique de la construction des vaisseaux. 2me edition revue, corrigée & augmentée par l'auteur.

      - Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1758.4to. Later mottled calf. With engraved frontispiece, 10 engraved vignettes after N. Ozanne and 24 engravings on 23 folding plates. XLIV,484 pp.* First published in Paris in 1752. - The first training manuel for aspiring naval contructors written by the founder of the school for students of naval engineering and architecture at the Louvre in 1741. - (Small library-stamp on title-page). - A fine copy of this standard work on naval architecture.Cat. NHSM II, p.748; Polak 2860: cette seconde édition est plus recherchée, elle comporte le chapitre X, qui ne figure pas dans la première.

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        Mémoires politiques, concernant la guerre ; pour servir d'éclaircissement à l'histoire de notre tems. Par Mr D.V.

      Francfort, Leipzig, aus dépens de la Compagnie, 1758, - 2 parties en un vol. in-8, [26]-414 pp. en numérotation continue, vélin blanc rigide, pièce de titre, tranches bleues (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire.L'ouvrage possède deux pages de titre et la seconde précise le dessein de l'auteur : ". ou Principes de la loi naturelle appliqués à la conduite et aux affaires des nations et des souverains". Quoique cet opuscule fasse partie de la grande série des Mémoires de l'Observateur hollandois, il faut l'attribuer spécialement à Emmerich de Vattel, dont d'ailleurs il porte les seules initiales. On peut le considérer comme la première ébauche de son grand traité du Droit des gens, qui parut cette même année 1758 ; c'est que la Guerre de Sept ans, qui, rappelons-le, fut longue, violente et inaugura des relations nouvelles entre puissances, suscita une forte réflexion philosophique sur la légitimité et les lois des conflits entre nations civilisées. Quérard, VI, 289 (in fine). Exemplaire du baron de Fechenbach, avec vignette ex-libris armoriée contrecollée sur les premières gardes, et ex-libris manuscrit au titre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas Universel

      chez les auteurs & Boudet, Paris 1758 - Bound to style in 19th-century calf, the covers elaborately panelled in blind, the large central panel with a diamond-shaped lattice in blind, spine in eight compartments, titled in blind in the second, the others with repeat decoration in blind, marbled endpapers A fine copy of the Robert de Vaugondy's great atlas Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy were descendents of Nicolas Sanson, and their atlas is clearly a continuation of Sanson's great work, Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties de Monde published in 1654 and later enhanced and enlarged by Hubert Jaillot. Of the 108 maps, 12 are of the ancient world and 96 reflect modern geography. The Robert de Vaugondys, following Sanson's example, include maps of the postal routes, roads and canal systems of the European countries but herein they are significantly more accurate. Special attention has been paid to the Far East and to North America where the French explorers made such important strides during the eighteenth century. The maps of the East Indies, China, Japan; the maps of Africa and Egypt; and the maps of North America, Canada, Virginia & Maryland, Colonies Angloises are especially interesting in this atlas because they include information gathered from the latest explorations of the area. In particular, California and Australia are represented in truer form. The finish date of 1758 is given on the basis of the date on the map numbered 24 'Carte du royaume de France'. Nordenskjold 245; NMM 266; Phillips Atlases I.619; Sabin 71863. (20 3/4 x 16 1/2 inches). Letterpress 'avertissement' leaf, 33pp. text, 1p. 'table des articles', 5pp. subscribers, 1p. with details of costs and additional maps. Engraved title, 108 double-page engraved maps, all hand-coloured in outline and mounted on guards, each map stencilled on the verso twice with an identifying title.

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        Las Siete Partidas del rey D. Alfonso El Sabio, Glossadas por el Sr. D. Gregorio Lopez, del Consejo Real de las Indias. [Imprenta de Benito Monfort, 1767. En 4 tomos, completas. Magnífico ejemplar].

      . - En esta impression se representa a la letra el texto de Las Partidas, que de orden del Consejo Real se corrigió y publicó el Dr. Berni en el año 1758. Se reimprime la Glossa del Sr. Gregorio Lopez, por el tenor de la Edicion de Salamanca del año 1555. Se han examinado las Citas, cotejado, y puntualizado. Se han corregido las materiales erratas de Imprenta. Y colocado en las margenes de los Textos las Leyes Recopiladas, y Autos Acordados. En obedecimiento del Decreto del Consejo Real de 4 de noviembre de 1759. Por El Dr. Don Joseph Berni y Catala, Abogado de los Reales Consejos. Valencia: En la Imprenta de Benito Monfort, año de 1767. En 4 tomos de -24,5 x 33,5-. Tomo I (Partida Primera): 12 hs. + 356 págs. (Partida Segunda): 5 hs. + 280 págs. Tomo II (Partida Tercera): 9 hs. + 436 págs. (Partida Cuarta): 4 hs. + 175 págs. Tomo III (Partida Quinta): 6 hs. + 270 págs. (Partida Sexta): 5 hs. + 285 págs. (Partida Septima): 6 hs. + 251 págs. Tomo IV (Indice de las Leyes de las Siete Partidas del Rey D. Alfonso El Sabio, copiandose el que publicó el Lic.do Gregorio Lopez de Tovar, nieto del Glossador): 1 h. + 164 págs. (Index Seu Repertorium, Materiarum, Acutriusq. Juris Decissionum, quae in singulis Septem Partitarum Glossis): 1 h. + XVI + 548 págs. Ilustrado con grabados en cabecera y capitulares. Enc. en plena piel de época. (Muy buen ejemplar y limpio.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opere di Dante Alighieri.

      Venezia Antonio Zatta 1757-1758 - Four quarto volumes: L’Inferno, Il Purgatorio, Il Paradiso, Prose & Rime Liriche. (16), xlviii, ccccviii; ccccxiii, (3); cccclii, (4), 104; xii, 408, (4), 264, lxxxiv, (2)pp. Illustrated throughout with 114 engraved plates, by F. Giampiccoli, J. Magnini, F. Rizzi, and B. Crivelli, after works by Italian artists Francesco Fontebasso, Gaetano Zompini, G. Schiavoni, and G. F. Marcazzi. Also with numerous engraved illustrations, vignettes, and a folding genealogy. An elegant set of Dante’s works dedicated to the Russian Empress Elizaveta Petrovna. The set opens with a stately engraved portrait of the Empress and a dedicatory page with a sonnet composed by the editor, Count Cristoforo Zapata de Cisneros. The text includes a biography of the poet and annotations by scholars P. Pompeo Venturi and Gio. Antonio Volpe. According to an 1852 catalogue from Bernard Quaritch, this set was considered by the Italian literati at the time to be the most correct version of Dante’s works, and "the annotations by Venturi and Volpi are especially esteemed." Bound by Petit, who succeeded the famed Parisian bookbinder Simier in 1849, in gilt-ruled red morocco with marbled endpapers and gilt dentelles on the turn-ins. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, gilt-titled in two and richly ornamented with gilt tooling in the remaining four. Wear to corners and bottom edge, else a fine set. T.e.g. (Bernard Quaritch, New Series No. 61, April 25, 1852). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LECCIONES DE MATHEMATICA O ELEMENTOS GENERALES DE ARITHMETICA Y ALGEBRA para el uso de la clase.

      - Barcelona, Francisco Suriá, 1758, 13x20, 2 vols: 1 frontis grabado por Boix, 7 hojas, 316 págs. y 237 págs. 1 lam. plegada. Se vende con: LECCIONES DE MATHEMATICA O ELEMENTOS DE GEOMETRIA. Barcelona, F. Suriá, 1760, frontis grabado por Boix, 8 hojas, 264 págs. 16 láminas plegadas. 4 viñetas grabadas. Papel muy grueso y: LECCIONES DE ARTILLERIA. Barcelona, F. Suriá, 1764, 7 hojas, 174 págs. 2 lam. plegadas. Pepel muy grueso. Las 3 obras están encuadernadas igual en 4 volúmenes en piel de época con tejuelos y la numeración del 1 al 4. (51732).

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        MYSTICA CIUDAD DE DIOS, MILAGRO DE SU OMNIPOTENCIA, Y ABYSMO DE LA GRACIA: HISTORIA DIVINA Y VIDA DE LA VIRGEN, MADRE DE DIOS, REYNA, Y SEÑORA NUESTRA, MARIA SANTISSIMA, RESTAURADORA DE LA CULPA DE EVA, Y MEDIANERA DE LA GRACIA. MANIFESTADA EN ESTOS ultimos Siglos por la misma Señora a su Esclava SOR MARIA DE JESUS, ABADESA DE EL CONVENTO de la Inmaculada Concepcion de la Villa de Agreda, de la Provincia de Burgos, de la Regular Observancia de N.S.P.S. Francisco. PARA NUEVA LUZ DE EL MUNDO, alegria de la Iglesia Catholica, y confianza de los Mortales. (6 VOLUMENES) (SIGLO XVIII)

      - Imp. de la Causa de la V.Madre. Madrid. 1758 6 vols. con 450 p. cada uno aprox. (16 cm) Enc. plena piel época con cierres metálicos, guardas color, cortes color rojo, Portada orlada. Algunas marcas de insectos sin afectar a texto. Vols: I, II, III, IV, VI y VII (FALTA vol. V). RECOMENDADO N1 (Ref.18186) religion espiritualidad mistica agreda soria mariologia mujer [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DU REGNE DE LOUIS XIII, ROI DE FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE [COMPLETE IN 3 VOLS]

      Chez Les Libraires Associes, Paris 1758 - 4to 11" - 13" tall; xij, 691; 820 : 770. [1] pages; HISTOIRE DU REGNE DE LOUIS XIII, ROI DE FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE [COMPLETE IN 3 VOLS]. Contemp. Mottled gilt-paneled calf, spines gilt, edges stained red, red morocco spine labels; scuffed, spines rubbed, corners bumped, occasional blistering to edges, spine ends rubbed away, small areas of dampstaining on front cover. Internally crisp & clean, sound bdg. Large armorial bookplates with later covering scraped away. Plates intact under some remains. Provenance D D D'Maussabre. Apparently Royalty descended from James I & VI. Thick 20lb books. Headpieces and tail pieces. Pleasing appearance. Vol I front matter page xi is misprinted xij. ; 20 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theatralische Bibliothek. Erstes (-Viertes) Stück (= complete).

      Berlin, Chr.Fr.Vo 1754-1758. Two vols. - 8 . (8) ll., 291 pp., (1) l.; 312 pp., (2) ll.; 298 pp., (1) l. With 6 engravings (2 portraits). Contemporary boards (heavily rubbed). Goed. IV 1, 368,60. First edition. Thus complete very rare. Minor browning. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE GREAT THEATER OF HONOUR AND NOBILITY.

      Londres 1758 - 4º, frontis grab. al cobre, port, XVIp, 381p, 259p, viñetas grabs. al cobre, 29 láms. grabs. (5 despl.) algo tostadas. Texto en inglés y francés. Hol. nervios, lomo roz. 1758

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        La Physique des Arbres; où il est traité de l'Anatomie des Plantes et de l'Économie Végétale: pour servir l'Introduction au Traité complet des Bois & des Forests: avec une Dissertation sur l'utilité des Méthodes de Botaniques; & une Explication.

      Chez H. L. Guerin & L. F. Delatour,, a Paris, 1758 - 2 voll. in un tomo in-4° (260x200mm), pp. (6), LXVIII, 306; (6), 432, (2), legatura coeva p. pelle nocciola con titolo impresso in oro su tassello rosso al dorso, adorno di filetti e di ricchi fregi floreali e vegetali in oro. Unghie decorate in oro, tagli rossi, sguardie marmorizzate policrome, etichetta di libreria parigina. Testatine e finalini riccamente figurati in calcografia; 50 magnifiche tavole di anatomia e fisiologia degli alberi incise su rame e ripiegate f.t. Fioriture sparse di leggera entità, ottimo esemplare nel complesso. Edizione originale di questo eccezionale illustrato botanico settecentesco, una delle opere più importanti del XVIII secolo organicamente dedicate alla dendrologia. L'opera ricapitola i risultati di 20 anni di ricerche personali compiute dal Duhamel de Monceau nel Gatinais. ll Duhamel de Monceau (Parigi, 1700-1781), agronomo ed Ispettore generale della Marina, fu membro dell'Accademia delle Scienze e della Società Reale di Medicina. Nissen, BBI, 542. Pritzel, 2468. K.F.W. Jessen, Botanik der Gegenwart und Vorzeit, n. 329. DSB, IV, 224. Graesse, II, 444. Brunet, Table, 4845. Quérard, II, 655. Poggendorff, I, 618. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bibliothèque portative des pères de l'église ; qui renferme l'histoire abrégée de leur vie ; l'analyse de leur principaux écrits ; les endroits les plus remarquables de leur doctrine sur leur dogme, la morale et la discipline, avec leurs plus belles.

      A Paris, chez Augustin-Martin Lottin, l'ainé, Libraire-Imprimeur, rue S. Jacques, près S. Yves, au Coq 1758 - Très bel exemplaire complet des 9 volumes in-8 reliés pelin veau moucheté, dos à 5 nerfs pièce de titre et de tomaison, tranches rouges. Volume I : faux titre, titre, viij pour l'avertissement, xxxiv pages pour la table, 2 pages non paginées pour le privilège du Roi, 620 pages, Volume II : faux titre, titre, xxxij pour l'avertissement et la table des chapitres, 594 pages, 2 pages non paginées pour le privilège du roi, 3 pages non paginées pour l'extrait du catalogue, Volume III : faux titre, titre, xxxij pour l'avertissement et la table des chapitres, 656 pages, Volume IV : faux titre, titre, xxxvj pour l'avertissement et la table des chapitres, 604 pages, Volume V : faux titre, titre, xxiv pour l'avertissement et la table des chapitres, 668 pages, 2 pages non paginées pour le privilège du roi et 2 pages non paginées pour l'extrait du catalogue, Volume VI : faux titre, titre, xxix pour l'avertissement et la table des chapitres, 3 pages non paginées pour le privilège général, 656 pages, Volume VII : faux titre, titre, xlij pour l'avertissement et la table des chapitres, 3 pages non paginées pour le privilège général et 3 pages non paginées pour le catalogue, 632 pages, Volume VIII : faux titre, titre, 4 pages non paginées pour l'avertissement et la table des sentences, 632 pages, Volume IX : faux titre, titre, xlvj pour l'avertissement et l'abrégé de la vie de M. Tricalet, lxviij pages pour la table des sommaires, 3 pages non paginées pour le privilège général, une page non paginée d'errata, 405 pages et 3 pages non paginées pour le catalogue ; petits défauts, très bel exemplaire dans une belle reliure uniforme. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notitia elementaris numismatum antiquorum illorum quae urbium liberarum regum et principum ac personarum illustratum appellantur conscripta ab Erasmo Frolich

      TRATTNER, Vienna e Praga 1758 - Froelich , Erasmus Notitia elementaris numismatum antiquorum illorum quae urbium liberarum regum et principum ac personarum illustratum appellantur conscripta ab Erasmo Frolich Viennae Pragae et Tergesti Typis et sumtibus IOANNIS THOMAE TRATTNER Sac. Caes. Reg. Mai Aulae Typhographi et Bibliopolae 1758 In 4°(30 x 22); cartonato settecentesco, pagine (2),6,243; grandi tavole ripiegate - n. 1 TAVOLA Tabella comparativa alfabeto e numeri (greco-latino-arabo) - n. 21 TAVOLE con calchi monete antiche romane UNITO IN CODA Spiegazione di una delle due antiche basi di marmo scoperte il 22 di Novembre 1770 dal Cavalier Domenico Bonamini letta nella Accademia Pesarese la sera del 7 dicembre del nedesimo anno da Annibale Degli Abati Olivieri alla presenza di S. E. Reverendissima Monsig. Acquaviva D'Aragona Presidente in PESARO 1771 in Casa Gavelli CON LIC. DE SUP. pagine XXIV Tavole n. 1 base marmo con iscrizione a piena pagina e n. 1 base di marmo di grande formato più volte ripiegata. UNITO IN CODA Dissertazione Epistolare sopra un antica Ara Marmorea esistente nel Veneto Museo dei Nani in Venezia nella Stamperia di Giuseppe Rosa con licenza de' superiori 1785 pagine LX, 5 c.b., 2 grandi Tavole con incisione delle iscrizioni oggetto dello scambio epistolare Esemplare in barbe su carta pesante, alone a due carte della seconda opera, per il resto ottime condizoni di conservazione.

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        Oeuvres. Nouvelle édition. Complet en 8 volumes

      Mouchet, Paris 1758 - 8 volumes in-12 de LIII & 303pp. +320pp. +316pp. +368pp. +304pp. +276pp. +263pp. +284pp. Plein veau moucheté d'époque ; dos lisses ornés de filets, fers floraux, pièces de titre et de tomaison bordeaux. Roulettes en coupe. Tranches jaspées. Coins émoussés laissant parfois apparaître les cartons. Tomes III & V : coiffes de tête manquantes. Tomes I, VII & VIII : coiffes endommagées. Passages de vers (tête d'épingle) en dos des tomes I, IV, VII & VIII. Manque en pièce de titre des tomes I et V. Ex-libris collés en contre-plats. Vignettes, lettrines, gravures hors-texte. Portrait de Molière en frontispice du tome I. Bel ensemble. Rare complet dans cette édition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Youth's Introduction to Trade and Business

      London: Printed for J. Fuller, B. Dod, J. Ward [& 5 others],, 1758. The Eighth Edition, Corrected, Augmented, New-Modelled, and considerably Improved. To which is added, by Way of Appendix, A Short Sketch of Book-Keeping by Double-Entry, in the Italian Manner. Small quarto (190 x 123 mm). Contemporary unlettered mottled calf, raised bands, floral rolls to joints and twin rules to boards in blind, all edges speckled red. With several tables and a woodcut headpiece. Boards lightly rubbed and scuffed, tail of spine a little chipped, faint tanning to outer edges of endleaves. An excellent copy. Eighth edition of the eighteen-century treatise on accounting with "A short and familiar sketch of book-keeping per double entry in the Italian manner" using as an example a "young gentleman just come from school, intending to live with his father, but not in idleness, at home", who is given 50 l. by said father as a midsummer present to "put him in the Way of Thriving".

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        A Complete History of England from the Descent of Julius Caesar to the Treaty of Aix la Chapelle, 1748. Containing the Transactions of One Thousand Eight Hundred and Three Years. Second Edition (ab Band IV: Third Edition).

      London, James Rivington & James Fletcher, 1758-1760.. 11 Bände. Ca. 21 x 14 cm. Mit 157 Kupfertafeln und einer mehrfach gefalteten gestochenen Karte. Braune Lederbände der Zeit.. Das historische Hauptwerk Smolletts, es erschien später noch eine fünfbändige "Continuation". Die Kupfertafeln zeigen Regenten, Notabeln und historische Szenen. Alle Bände mit gestochenen Exlibris (Henry Whitmash, Esq.) und Namenszug auf Titel. Faltkarte und Faltkupfer teils mit hinterlegten Einrissen, Einband teilweise berieben und bestoßen, hin und wieder gebräunt, Vorsätze mit leichten Abklatschspuren des Ledereinbandes. Insgesamt mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren.

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        Le pere de famille, comedie en cinq Actes, et en Prose, avec un Discours sur la poesie dramatique.

      Amsterdam [i.e. Paris, Michel Lambert], 1758.. In-8, plein veau de l'epoque, dos a nerfs ornes de caissons fleuronnes, roulette sur le coupes (qqs epidermures), xxjx (ie xxiv) (titre compris), 220 p. et xij, 195 p. Edition originale. Le 'Discours sur la poesie dramatique' dedie a Grimm occupe la seconde partie. Retarde par la censure, le 'Pere de famille' parut finalement en novembre 1758, sous les presses de Michel Lambert a Paris (selon Wilson, note p. 651), avec permission tacite. "Les theories theatrales de Diderot annoncaient la fin de la tragedie classique francaise. Par ses repercussions sur les oeuvres dramatiques d'un Lessing, d'un Goethe ou d'un Schiller, la pensee de Diderot allait modifier definitivement la conception traditionnelle du theatre" (M. Couvreur in 'Diderot et son temps', 85). (Adams, P1. Tchemerzine-Scheler, II, 942). Relie avec : 1- [DU BOCAGE (Anne-Marie)]. Paradis terrestre (...) Londres, 1748. Court de marges, aureoles brunes. Nombreuses vignettes gravees. 2- [GUIMOND DE LA TOUCHE (Claude)]. Epitre a l'amitie. Londres et Paris, N.B. Duchesne, 1769. 3- [MARMONTEL (Jean-Francois)]. Un disciple de Socrate, aux Atheniens. Athenes, Olymp. XCV, An I [i.e. Paris, 1760]. 4- [SAURIN (Bernard-Joseph)]. Les moeurs du Temps. Comedie en un acte Paris, Prault, 1761. 5- HOUDAR DE LA MOTTE (Antoine)]. Ines de Castro, tragedie. Paris, Gregoire Dupius et Francois Flahaut, 1723. 6- [BILLARDON-SAUVIGNY (Edme)]. Hirza; tragedie. Paris, Veuve Duchesne, 1767. Provenance: Joseph-Marie Brossays Duperray (1731-1794), avec ex-libris heraldique. Avocat a la cour en 1759, devenu substitut du Procureur General du Roi au parlement de Bretagne, puis commissaire des etats de Bretagne, il s'illustra lors la revolte du parlement de Bretagne..

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        Holländische Küstenlandschaft mit Schiffen und Fischern.

      . Bleistift, mit Einfassungslinie, auf Velin, rechts unten signiert "FL Huygens". 16,2:27,6 cm. - Knickfalte im linken oberen Bildfeld geglättet. Das sicher und lebendig ausgeführte Blatt zeigt eine typisch holländische Küstenlandschaft in Nahsicht bei niedrigem Horizont.. Der Maler und Radierer Huygens war in Den Haag Schüler von C. van Cuylenburgh (1758-1827) und dem berühmten holländischen Künstler S.A. Krausz (1760-1825). 1836 wurde er Lehrer für Zeichnen an der Militärakademie Breda. Als Tier- und Landschaftsmaler nahm er vor allem Anregungen von P.G. van Os (1776-1839) auf.

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        Schloßansicht.

      . Kupferstich v. Petrus Schenk jun. n. M. D. Poppelmann, 1758, 46,5 x 56. Thieme Becker, Bd. XXVII, 181.- Unter der Ansicht 3 Zeilen mit Widmung an Friedrich August und Wappen.

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        Recherches et considerations sur les finances de France,

      ìThe Best Work on the History of French Financesî???FORBONNAIS, FranÁois V??ron Duverger de. Recherches et considerations sur les finances??? de France, depuis l\'ann??e 1595 jusqu\'??? l\'ann??e 1721. Basel: Aux D??pens des Freres??? Cramer, 1758.???First edition. Two quarto volumes. viii, 594; viii, 662 pp. Sixteen folding tables. Titles??? printed in red and black. Decorative woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials.??? Contemporary Frencb mottled calf. Spines decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments??? with tan and olive morocco gilt lettering labels, board edges tooled in gilt, edgesâ?  stained red, marbled endpapers. Occasional browning and very minor marginalâ?  dampstaining. A few minor marginal paper flaws. Small ink spot at foot of p. 387 inâ?  Volume II. A wonderful copy.â? Ã¬After initial employment in industry and trade in Nantes, [Forbonnaisís (1722-1800)]â?  desire to obtain an official position in the government services (successful in 1756 whenâ?  he was appointed general inspector of currency) inspired his career as a writer onâ?  economic and financial subjects. These all have a strong mercantilist flavour, and alsoâ?  display considerable antagonism to the Physiocrats. Forbonnais contributed a numberâ?  of economic articles to the EncyclopÃ?die and provided translations of some importantâ?  writings on commerce...Forbonnaisí major works are his ElÃ?mens du commerce (1754)â?  and his Principes et observations oeconomiques (1767). The ElÃ?mens has the distinction ofâ?  being the first French work on economics using mathematical argument...The Principesâ?  is a polemical work in which the major part is devoted to criticism of Quesnayís Tableauâ?  Ã?conomique and his EncyclopÃ?die articles on Farmers and Corn after an elucidation ofâ?  general principlesî (The New Palgrave).â? Forbonnaisís Recherches et considerations sur les finances de France, considered ìthe bestâ?  work on the history of French financesî (McCulloch), is a year by year account ofâ?  French finances under Sully, Mazarin, Colbert, and their successors, up to the time ofâ?  John Law. Included are numerous tables, statistics, and original documents and reports,â?  including the reports of Nicolas Desmaretz (French controller general during the yearsâ?  1708-1715), Charles Davenantís memoir on the finances of England and Holland,â?  ìMemoire de Mr. Davenant sur les dettes publiques díAngleterre en 1698î (Volume II,â?  pp. 285-337), and John Lawís memoir ìSur líusage des Monnoyesî (Volume II, pp. 542-â?  573), which is followed by a chapter on his manipulations, ìVuÃ? gÃ?nÃ?rale du systÃ?meâ?  de M. Lawî (Volume II, pp. 574-644).Einaudi 1927. Goldsmithsí 9390. Higgs 1782. Kress 5691.â? HBS 66987.$6,000

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        Arithmetika Horvatszka, koju Za Obchinszku vszega Orszaga haszen, y potrebochu z-vnogemi izebranemi Példami obilnò iztolnachil, y na szvetlo dál je: Mihaly Sillobod, drugàch Bolssich

      8 p.l., 384, [36] pp. Thickish 8vo, cont. Croatian (?) binding of calf over boards (three corners & head of spine a little worn, occasional minor foxing), covers ruled in blind. Zagreb: A. Reiner, 1758. First edition of the first Croatian book on arithmetic. This is an extremely rare book with no copy in OCLC. In 2008 a reprint with a new introduction was issued on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the publication of this work. At the same time, a Croatian postage stamp was issued to commemorate the anniversary. "Public education in Croatian regions under the rule of the Habsburg Monarchy had not yet been organized even in the first half of the 18th century... "The growing needs in trade and economy forced the teachers of that time to pay more attention to doing sums and calculations. At that time, however, the only handbooks for mathematical operations existed only in foreign languages while it was necessary to teach the population in the Croatian language. This is why Mijo Šilobod Bolšic wrote his first arithmetic in the Croatian language, more specifically in the Kaikavian dialect, published in the year 1758 in Zagreb, entitled "Arithmetika Horvatszka"... "Mijo Šilobod Bolšic was born in the year 1725 in the village Sveti Martin pod Okicem. He attended the gymnasium in Zagreb, studied philosophy in Vienna and continued his studies of theology in Bologna. He served as parish priest in various parishes in the Kaikavian regions of Croatia. Šilobod wrote several works of different contents in the Croatian and Latin languages but had become best known for his very extensive book on arithmetic... "In writing his arithmetic handbook Šilobod used some foreign arithmetic books, among them the well known handbook of arithmetic written by the Italian author Giuseppe Maria Figatelli. Šilobod's handbook is divided into four parts: the first part contains the four mathematical operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; the second part describes all operations with fractions, the third part contains the simple and complex rule of three, and the fourth part contains practical trading accounts, debts, profits, losses, mix calculus and many others. In this fourth chapter there are also some more complex explanations, probably intended for pupils who have already sufficiently mastered the first three parts of the book. At the end of the book, on thirty-six un-paginated pages, we find displayed various practical tables. This entirely defines the task and purpose of this work, i.e. the knowledge of the basic accounts and all the accounts that appear in practical life, particularly in trade... "Since the handbook was written in the Croatian language, this is where the Croatian arithmetical terminology appears for the first time. Šilobod had obviously used terms that were already recorded in dictionaries; however, this was entirely insufficient because his needs were much greater. On the other hand, the more complex mathematical terms could not be easily found in dictionaries and they were not used by the wide population. "This is the reason that Šilobod found out he was facing a huge problem: it would be the first time to record the existing mathematical terminology in a published book, naturally, in the Kaikavian region for which he had written his handbook. He would then have had to adapt the terminology that had already been present in dictionaries, particularly in the dictionary of J. Belloszténëcz. Afterwards he himself would have had to coin the terms he needed, using the already existing roots of specific words of related meaning in the Kaikavian dialect of the Croatian language. He had obviously coined some names by translating Latin terms that he then adjusted to the Kaikavian expression... "Šilobod's arithmetic has great significance in the Croatian culture, particularly because this is the first arithmetic in the Croatian language: it was the first appearance of the systematically used Croatian mathematical terminology. Besides, the handbook had an important role in the education of the Croatian people at the time when great need occurred for the enhancement of the knowledge of accounting in trade and economy."-Žarko Dadic, http://www.croatia.org/crown/articles/9506/1/Arithmetika-Horvatszka-from-1758-the-oldest-Croatian-arithmetic.html. A very good copy of a very unusual imprint. .

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        The Annual Register,or a View of the History, Politicks, and Literature for the Years 1758 through 1831; 74 uniform volumes with Index for the years 1758-1819

      Various: Various. Very Good. 1758-. Full calf. Volumes 1 & 2 front boards detached. Occasional wear to heads & tails, but overall a handsome set kept in the same family for three generations. ; The Years 1777, 1778, 1780, 1786, 1791-1811, 1813, 1814 & 1816-1831 are first editions; the remainder are later printings. Remarkably uniform binding in full calf with gilt Greek key & medallion; red morocco title & black morocco date labels. ; 8vo ; Please note this will require additional postage. .

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        HISTOIRE DE L'IRLANDE, ANCIENNE ET MODERNE. [IRISH HISTORY COMPLETE IN THREE VOLUMES. ]

      Paris, Amsterdam: Antoine Boudet. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1758-63. Hardcover. 4to 11" - 13" tall; Paris, 1758, 1762; Amsterdam, 1763. Contemporary mottled calf leather, edges stained red; rubbed, worn extremities. With 6 fold maps, 1 with outline color. A few small closed tears to maps. Some soiling to title page & front matter. Dedicated to "Irish troops in the service of France" XLVIII-[2]-488-[2]; LXXXIV-X-376 XII; X, 377-798. Complete in three volumes. ; 9 .

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        LES REVERIES OU MEMOIRES SUR L'ART DE LA GUERRE DE MAURICE COMTE DE SAXE, DUC DE COURLANDE ET DE SEMIGALLE, MARECHAL-GENERAL DES ARME'ES DE S. M. T. C. &c. &c. &c. DEDIES A MESSIEURS LES OFFICIERS GENERAUX Par Mr. de Bonneville; and MES REVERIES, LIVRE SECOND and PLANCHES (40 Planches); and SUPPLEMENT AUX REVERIES OU MEMOIRES SUR L'ART DE LA GUERRE DE MAURICE COMPTE DE SAXE. All bound together in one volume

      La Haye:: Pierre Gosse Junior,, 1758. Very Good+. A Very Good+ hardback First Folio Edition of this work bound in full brown leather and rebacked with new leather spine. Raised bands spine, gilt lettering on leather spine label, gilt decoration spine. Tasteful bookplate front paste-down. Cover edge wear, scuffs covers and spine, dampstain lower page edges not affecting text or plate images. Part I with 18 Plates. Part II with 3 Plates. 40 Plates end of Part II Volume before Supplement. Folio. 228 pp. + 18 Plates and 3 Plates, 40 Plates, 15 pp.

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        THE HISTORY OF THE FOUR LAST YEARS OF THE QUEEN. Published from the last manuscript copy, corrected and enlarged by the Author's own hand [and edited by Charles Lucas]

      London:: Millar,, 1758.. First edition.. 8vo, pp. xvi, 392. Bound in contemporary calf with rubbing around the extremities, raised bands on the spine, gilt lettered red morocco spine label. Some browning around the edges of the title-page and end paper, a very good copy. Rothschild 2188; Teerink 809 (with z3 & Aa3 properly signed). Swift wrote this intending publication in 1713, but continued to work on it for years. Publication was blocked in 1727 and 1737 and eventually it was issued in the 1758 edition amongst much controversy.

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        Le droit des gens ou principes de la loi naturelle appliques a la conduite et aux affaires des nations & des souverains. A Leide: aux depens de la Compagnie, 1758.

      - Early edition of the classic text on international law, published in the same year as the first 'London' [i.e. Neuchatel] edition, and nine years before Vattel's death in 1767. This work was much read in the American colonies, and greatly influenced the thinking of the framers of the American constitution. 'No writer on the law of nations before Vattel had so consistently - and persistently - emphasized freedom, independence, and interdependence as the condition of states in their relations with one another. The authors of the American Declaration would soon adopt his repeated insistence that states were "free and independent" as the conception of their own states' condition. By doing so, they enacted Vattel's central contention that - in the words of his contemporary English translator - "independence is ever necessary to each state"; to secure that independence "it is sufficient that nations conform to what is required of them by the natural and general society, established among all mankind." In due course, this would become the standard modern definition in international law of independence as "the capacity to enter into relations with other states." In 1775 Benjamin Franklin sought out the latest edition of Vattel's work for the benefit of Congress" (David Armitage, The Declaration of Independence: A Global History, Harvard, 2007, pp. 40-41). PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: 4to, two volumes in one, [xxxvi], 228, [xvi], 162 pp., contemporary half calf, rubbed, rebacked with original label, outer leaves a little dusty, occasional spotting, a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentarii Totius Sacr‘ Scriptur‘, ex Optimis quibusque Authorisbus c

      - MENOCHIO, GIOVANNI STEFANO. Commentarii Totius Sacra Scriptura, Ex optimis quibusque Auctoribus collecti, Luculentissimo Supplemento Locupletati a Doctissimo Patre Rejato Josepo Tournemine ejusdem Soc. Jesu atque in Tres Tomos Distributi. In Hac Novissima Editione.(rest of title below). Tomus Primus (Seundus & Tertius] Venetiis, MDCCLVIII.[1758] Ex Typogrphia Remondiniana. Superiorum Permissu, ac Privilegio. Folio, 25.5 x 37.5cm.[ Bound full leather with raised bands and ornately tooled spines, red title & vol. labels, vol. 1 lacking title label, both labels of vol. 2 have pieces chipped out of them, leather cracked along hinges, vol. 1 has 1-2cm of leather chipped from the front cover along the hinge as well as a 3 x 12cmm piece torn away from both covers near top of fore-edge, both vols. with leather off corners & fore-edges of covers, spine ends chipped off, scuffed, chipped & rubbed, front cover held by 4? of 6 cords, red page edges, marbled endpapers chipped and worn away along fore-edge, vol. 1 with new plain acid-free front endpaper, vol. 2 lacks rear free endpaper & flyleaf, half-title and title pages remounted on acid-free paper, light damp stain across top margin of first 25 leaves of vol. 1, light foxing. Collation: *6, **6, A-Z8, Aa-Bb8, A9, B-M8, N4, title leaf, N5-8, O-Z8, Aa-Dd8, Ee6; A4, B8, C-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Iii4. Pagination, physical volume I: (1) half-title, (1) blank, (1) title, (1) blank, p. v Typographus Lectori, vi-xi Tournemine Prafatio, p. xii Deo Optimo Maximo, p. xiii Menochius.Lectorem, p.xiv Index, p. xv Noi Riformatori, xvi-xviii Prolegomena in Sacam Scripturam, 1-400; 204. Physical vol. II: (1) title, (1) blank, 205-448; (1) title, (1) blank, 3-448pp. Of the 11 OCLC entries tracking 18 libraries, 2 entries mention maps. The National Library of Scotland entry has "maps" and the Bri [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE ART OF ANGLING IMPROVED, in all its parts, Especially Fly - Fishing: Containing A particular Account of the several Sorts of Fresh - Water Fish, with their most proper Baits. Also The Names, Colors, and Seasons of all the most Useful Flies.

      Worcester, printed by M. Olivers, no date circa 1758.With Directions for Making each Fly. &c. The whole Interspers?d with many Curious and Uncommon Observations. FIRST EDITION circa 1758. Small 8vo, bound in 4s, approximately 145 x 95 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, LACKS 2 LEAVES AT END. Pages: [4], 1 - 95, (1), lacking 91 - 94, final page ius a blank, head - and tailpieces, first initial historiated, bound in green roan, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt rules to edges of covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Old ink name to title page, not affecting text, bookplate to first pastedown with the same name. Text nice and clean, lacking 2 leaves as already mentioned, otherwise a very good copy. The date of the first edition is disputed, the majority of the bibliographers and cataloguers opting for 1758?, but some preferring 1746. See Bibliotheca Piscatoria by Westwood & Satchell, pages 39 - 40: "The first edition appeared in the name of Richard Bowlker but in the second edition Charles Bowlker seems to lay claim to the work"; The Library of the late John Gerard Heckscher of New York City, 251. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Anleitung zur Singcomposition

      . Berlin : Gottlied August Lange, 1758. - 206 S. Gr. 8vo. Frontisp. Portr. Erste 5 Blätter und Portr. am Rand leicht wasserfleckig. Innensteg durchgehend wasserrandig. Mit Vignetten. Mitgebunden: - ders.: Die Kunst das Clavier zu spielen, durch den Verfasser des critischen Musicus an der Spree. - Berlin : Haude und Spener, 1851. - 27 S. + 3 Tabelle + Noten-Falttafel. HLdr. d. Zt. Deckel leicht beschabt.. ad 1) RISM BVI, 2, S. 542: Einzelausgabe. Ad 2) RISM BVI, S. 544: 2. Ausgabe des 1. Teil.

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        Civan, Roi de Bungo, Histoire Japonnaise , ou Tableau de l'Education d'un Prince

      Londres: Jean Nourse, 1758. Two volumes, small octavo; a neat set in contemporary calf, flat spines gilt in compartments, slight rubbing. Educational use of an imaginary voyage setting. Second edition, following a 1754 version by the same publisher. Both works are of some rarity, NUC listing a single copy of the first and only two copies of this edition. The book is a roman d'éducation about an imagined kingdom of famed serenity and good government, written for Joseph II. Madame le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) was a prolific writer whose work was principally known for a 'cachet religieux, moral et sensé' (NBG). Civan is dedicated to Prince Joseph (later Joseph II, first emperor of the House of Hapsburg-Lorraine) best known for an ill-fated series of reforms which attempted to improve the conditions of the peasantry. As the introduction explains, the tale of the Roi de Bungo was intended to offer the young Princes 'un Modèle digne de leur émulation'. Moreover, Beaumont saw in the example of Civan what she contended would provide 'ces Guides qu'il eut besoin de chercher chez des Estrangers'. The work's rarity is confirmed by the entry in the NBG: clearly not having the work to hand, they refer to it as 'Cida, Roi de Burgo'. It has recently been released in a scholarly reprint, edited by Alix Deguise.

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        Auserlesne Schnecken Muscheln und andere Schaaltiere auf allerhöchsten Befehl Seiner Königlichen Majestät nach den Originalen gemalt, in Kupfer gstochen, und mit natürlichen Farben erleuchtet von Franz Michael Regenfusz, Königlichem Kupferstecher..... Choix De Conquillages Et De Crustacés Peints D'Après Nature Gravés En taille Douce Et Illuminés De Leurs Vraïes Couleurs Par Francois Michel Regenfuss Graveur du Roi. Publié par ordre Du Roi. (Vol. I, all published).

      Kopenhagen/ A Copenhague, (Colophon: Andreas Hartwig Godiche), 1758. Imperial folio. (62,5 x 47 cm.). Contemporary full mottled calf with 9 raised bands on spine. Profusely gilt compartments depicting differents species of shells. A few tears at spine-ends and on top of hinges. Corners a bit bumped with light wear. In the middle of both covers the Royal crowned coat of arms of Frederik V, King of Denmark, showing the weapons of Denmark, Norway and the Calmar Union (Fredrik V's Cabinet weapon/ Kabinetsvåben). Internally fine and clean, printed on thick paper. Collation: F 1 Half-title in German and French (on verso Nachricht an der Buchbinder) followed by the engraved plate of Frederic V surrounded by allegorical representations of navigation and marine products. This plate is printed in sanguine, an indication of the copy being one of the ROYAL PRESENTATION COPIES (in other copies it is printed in blue). F 2 German title-page. F 3 French Title-page. F 4-5 Dedication to the King in German. F 6-7 Dedication in French. F 8 Vorbericht/ Advertissement by Regenfuss dated 31st March 1758 (the King's birthday). Pp. I-V pp. Chronologische Anzeige der Schriftsteller/ Catalogue chronologique des auteurs. Pp. VI-XIV Vornehmste Naturalienkammern in Dänemark/ Cabinets d'Histoire Naturelle en Danemarc. Pp.1-22 . Vorläufige Einleitung/ Discours préliminaire. Pp. I-LXXXVII Erklärung der Kupfertafeln/ Explication des Planches. On verso of p. LXXXVII "Emendanda". A German imperial privilege-leaf is not supposed to be in the the Royal presentation copies, and is consequently not here. According to C.C.A. Gosch (part 3, p. 152) a leaf with the imprint "Lectori benevolo Naturae Speculatori Atque Ingenuarum Artium Studioso S.P." is found in some copies where the engraved dedication leaf to the king lacks (the engraved dedikation is present here). The 2 large engraved vignettes is also printed in sanguine, indicating royal presentation copy. With all the 12 exquisite handcoloured engraved plates each with many figures, often showing the shells in front and back view. Each shell is provided with a shadow on its right side, the flat species with a narrow edge of shadow, the more convex ones with a considerable amount of shadow, making the figures stand out THREE-DIMENSIONALLY.. Extremely scarce - really the second issue of this, the tallest and most sumptuous of all conchological works, as the work was prepared for publication early in 1758 with the text by the Danish phycisist C.G. Kratzenstein. Just as the book was due to come from the press, the King supressed the text, and took the few copies back wich had already been distributed (probably only 25 and only very few of these have survived in public libraries). The text for the definite edition (the item offered) was rewritten by L. Spengler, J.A. Cramer and P. Ascanius, using Kratzensteins new generic names and after being approved by the King it was published in 1759. The magnificent plates are all handcoloured by Gabr. Müller and Joh. Maurits Leyh, but mostly by Regenfuss' wife Margaretha Helena Regenfuss.The second volume was prepared, but Regenfuss did not finish the 12 plates until 1777. These plates were brought in circulation in advance of the relevant text and the plates are found in various libraries, all without a text, which was prepared by O.F. Müller, but never printed.For the very complicated printing history of the works see: C.C.A. Gosch "Udsigt over Danmarks Zoologiske Litteratur", vol. 2, part I, pp. 292 ff. and vol. 3, pp. 151-153. - Birkelund "Dansk Boghaandværk gennem Tiderne 1482-1948", pp. 77-81. - W.S.S.van Benthem Jutting "On the Conchological work of F.M. Regenfuss".Nissen ZBI: 3338 - Brunet IV, 1180

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        LITANIAE LAURETANAE AD BEATAE VIRGINIS CAELIQUE REGINAE MARIAE, LETANIA LAURETANA

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Agustae Vindelicorum. Piel. 1758. Editio Secunda. 57 grabados. 5h+82h+57 Bellissimos grabados. Compuso en latin Xavier Dornn y la traduccion al espanol fue realizada por Jose Gomez y Miquel. Profusamente ilustrado de Grabados Magnificos de Klauber, Caracterizan al estilo de los Klauber su plena identificacion con los gustos de su tiempo, en las decadas centrales del siglo XVIII. Desde el punto de vista formal, domina la estetica rococo, y desde los contenidos, presiden los juegos de agudeza intelectual. Muy famoso en los siglos XVIII y XIX por su gran belleza. Segunda version latina. Muy Raro. Ref 13 Biblioteca A.

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        Trois ouvrages de Xenophon. Tome I: La Retraite des Dix Mille, de Xenophon: du l'expédition de Cyrus contre Artaxerxès . avec le Portrait de la Condition des Rois, dialogue de Xenophon, intitulé: Hieron. Tome II: Les Choses mémorables de Socrate: ouvrage de Xenophon . Avec La Vie de Socrate.

      Aux Dépens de la Compagnie,, Amsterdam, 1758 - 2 Bde. Amsterdam, Aux Dépens de la Compagnie, 1758. 17 n.n. + 387 + Zwischentitel + 62, 299 + 5 + Zwischentitel + 216 + 4 S. Priv. Ld. der Zeit, goldgeprägter R. auf fünf Bünden. In franz. Sprache. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz und einer gefalteten Karte. - kl. hds. Nummerierung a. fl. V., geringfügig fleckig, Exlibris a. V., leichte Gbrsp. Schöne Expl. Französisch Priv. Ld. der Zeit, goldgeprägter R. auf fünf Bünden.

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        Von der Glückseeligkeit des gemeinen Wesens, als Hauptzweck gut regierender Fürsten. Vormals in welscher Sprache abgehandelt durch ---. Vorstehern der Bibliothec Sr.Durchleucht des Herzogs v. Modena: anjetzo aber in das Deutsche übersetzt von einem Christliebenden Eiserer um das gemeine Wesen.

      München, Johann Theodor Osten, 1758.. 1. Aufl. 10 nn.Bl, 360 Seiten mit einigen Vignetten, 8°, Oldr.. Einband berieben, Rücken mit Fehlstelle, etwas fingerfleckig, Titelkupfer fehlt, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand, -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ludwig Anton Muratori (1672 - 1750) war Geschichts- und Altertumsforscher und Bibliothekar des Herzogs von Modena

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        L'Architettura di M. Vitruvio Pollione colla Traduzione Italiana e Comento del Marchese Berardo Galiani

      Naples: Stamperia Simoniana, 1758. Folio, with engraved frontispiece and 25 plates, woodcut diagrams and vignettes throughout; light browning of a few gatherings, some plates thumbed at margins, but a handsome copy in contemporary vellum. Large format Vitruvius. Splendid edition of Vitruvius, published in large format with 25 detailed plates specially prepared for this edition. This is the best textual edition of Vitruvius, translated and edited by Berardo Galiani, the humanist scholar who reinterpreted the classical architectural canon for eighteenth-century sensibilities. A second edition of this version appeared later the same year in Siena. The Latin text has a facing Italian translation, with the Italian commentary printed below. Vitruvius is the only classical architectural treatise to have survived into the modern era. All printed editions derive from four manuscript copies of which just three are now extant (the manuscript held by the Abbey of Montecassino was destroyed during the Second World War). Some textual differences exist between the known manuscripts; here Galiani's edition is remarkable for his careful collation and translation in order to provide the most accurate text possible. Furthermore, he was the first to produce a bibliography of previous printed editions of Vitruvius, with each entry accompanied by an informative commentary. Vitruvius, while eminently practical in many respects, was deeply concerned with the ritual and mystical magic associated with construction, building and the Roman home itself. The siting of structures was of great importance within the Roman metaphysical canon, additionally his work contains much detail on auguries associated with building, relationships between good fortune and architectural design, and similar themes. The magical and metaphysical aspects of the treatise held great influence on the Renaissance imagination, and the book came to be venerated far beyond its actual intellectual content.

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        Zittau. 6 Blatt originale Kupferstiche aus "Die vormahls in ihrem Flor stehende nunmehro aber in Ruin und Asche liegende Königl. Pohlnische und Churfürstl. Sächsische Sechs-Stadt Zittau in der Ober-Lausitz .."

      Zittau. gedruckt bei Johann Gottlieb Nicolai, 1758.. 29 x 36 cm, 6 lose Blatt Originale Kupferstiche, mit 1 ganzseitigen Grundriß, weitere 5 Blatt mit 20 Ansichten von Gebäuden der Stadt vor u. nach der Zerstörung und Erläuterungen. Sehr guter Zustand. Abbildungen von: Grundriß, je 2 Abb. Rathaus, Gymnasium, St. Johannes, At.Petri u. Pauli, Waisenhaus, Gasthof Goldene Sonne, je 1 Abb. Frauen-, Hl.Kreutz-, Dreifaltigkeits- Kirche, Hospital, Saltzhaus, Große Waage, sowie St. Jacob u. Waage als Ruine u.Text.. 14, gr. truhe

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        Afbeeldingen van de Beste Zoorten van Appels en Peeren,.

      welke In Neder- en Hoog-Duitschland, Frankryk, Engeland en elders geagt zyn, en tot dien einde gecultiveert worden. Beschreven, Naar het leven geteikent, en met de natuurlyke coleuren afgezet door johan herman Knoop. Hortulanus (in tempore), Mathematicus, & Scientiarum Amator. Leeuwarden by Abraham Ferwerda 1758. 1. edition, 2 parts in I vol. 20 (12&8) plts fine coll.by hand.

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        An Account Of Russia As It Was In The Year 1710

      Flagstaff: Strawberry Hill, 1758. First edition. leather_bound. Full contemporary speckled calf. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 158 pages. 15.5 x 10.5 cm.[A-U8, X4]. Including Errata page. Limited edition, one 700 copies published by Lord Orford. Engraved title vignette of Strawberry Hill. Whitworth named Envoy-Extraordinary to the Court at St. Petersburg in 1704. He was credited with resolving a dispute between the Crown and the Czar regarding a purported affront to one of his ministers in London. HAZEN (Strawberry Hlll) 5. ROTHSCHILD 2560. Raised bands, gilt decorated spine panels, inner dentelles, rebacked with most of the original spine laid-down, front cover rehinged.

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        The book of nature; or, the history of insects

      London: Seyffert, 1758. <p>Swammerdam, Jan (1637-80). The book of nature; or, the history of insects. . . . With the life of the author, by Herman Boerhaave. Translated from the Dutch and Latin original edition, by Thomas Flloyd. Revised and improved by notes from Reaumur and others by John Hill, M.D. 2 parts in 1, folio. [6], xx, [6], 236; 153, lxiii, [12]pp. 53 engraved plates, a few by Swammerdam. London: C. G. Seyffert, 1758. 440 x 274 mm. (uncut). Quarter calf, marbled boards in period style. Edges a bit frayed, light toning, but very good.</p><p>First Edition in English. See Dibner 191. Despite a scientific career that lasted only a dozen years, Swammerdam was one of the outstanding comparative anatomists of the seventeenth century. His most remarkable work was in the field of insect anatomy, which he undertook in order to disprove Aristotle&#146;s claims that insects lack internal anatomy, develop by metamorphosis (sudden and complete transformation) and arise from spontaneous generation. By refining his techniques of microdissection and injection to the point where he could use them on the smallest and most delicate anatomical parts, Swammerdam was able to illustrate for the first time the complex internal structures of insects, including their reproductive organs; and to demonstrate the gradual development of an insect&#146;s adult form throughout all its larval stages. These observations are &#147;indubitably the foundation of our modern knowledge of the structure, metamorphosis and classification of insects&#148; (Cole, p. 285). In addition, Swammerdam performed valuable investigations of crustaceans, mollusks and frogs, and was the first to prove experimentally that muscles do not increase in bulk when contracted via nerve stimulation. The Biblia natura, Swammerdam&#146;s major work, was published fifty-seven years after his death by Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738), who assembled it from unpublished manuscript materials integrated with a slightly revised version of Swammerdam&#146;s Historia insectorum generalis (1669). Boerhaave&#146;s biography of the author, which prefaces the work, remains the chief published source of information about Swammerdam&#146;s life. The English translation of Biblia natura was prepared by the physician John Hill (1716?-75), author of several botanical treatises (including the monumental Vegetable System [1759-75]) and a host of miscellaneous works. Brazier, Neurophysiology in the 17th and 18th Centuries, pp. 40-45. Cole, History of Comparative Anatomy, pp. 270-305; Library of Early Medicine & Zoology, 731. </p>

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        Civan, Roi de Bungo, Histoire Japonnaise , ou Tableau de l'Education d'un Prince

      Jean Nourse, Londres 1758 - Two volumes, small octavo; a neat set in contemporary calf, flat spines gilt in compartments, slight rubbing. Educational use of an imaginary voyage setting. Second edition, following a 1754 version by the same publisher. Both works are of some rarity, NUC listing a single copy of the first and only two copies of this edition. The book is a roman d'éducation about an imagined kingdom of famed serenity and good government, written for Joseph II. Madame le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) was a prolific writer whose work was principally known for a 'cachet religieux, moral et sensé' (NBG). Civan is dedicated to Prince Joseph (later Joseph II, first emperor of the House of Hapsburg-Lorraine) best known for an ill-fated series of reforms which attempted to improve the conditions of the peasantry. As the introduction explains, the tale of the Roi de Bungo was intended to offer the young Princes 'un Modèle digne de leur émulation'. Moreover, Beaumont saw in the example of Civan what she contended would provide 'ces Guides qu'il eut besoin de chercher chez des Estrangers'. The work's rarity is confirmed by the entry in the NBG: clearly not having the work to hand, they refer to it as 'Cida, Roi de Burgo'. It has recently been released in a scholarly reprint, edited by Alix Deguise. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Considerations sur les ouvrages d'esprit.

      Amsterdam [= Paris], o.V., 1758.. 2 Blatt, 164 Seiten. Goldgeprägter GANZLEINEN, Lesebändchen, VollFarbschnitt. Kl.- 8°.. In sehr gutem Zustand, NUR der Buchrücken leicht beschädigt. Siehe Foto.

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        Globus terrestris, det er Jordens Klode forestillende Verdens IV Dele...

      . Handkoloreret kobberstukket verdenskort. Stukket af E.C. Kern. 1758. 17 x 24,5 cm.<br>Handcoloured engr. worldmap by E.C. Kern. * Fra Holbergs Geographie..

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