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         The Dunciad. An Heroic Poem. In Three Books

      Dublin, Printed, London Reprinted for A. Dodd, [London] 1728 - First edition. Engraved frontispiece (Griffith Variety 1 with "Dunci-" on second line of pendant). viii, [ii], 51, [1] pp. Collation: A-E^6 F^2. 12mo. The distinguished Hagen-Pforzheimer-Slater copy of the first edition of Pope's satirical masterpiece, a mock-epic reply to his critics (primarily Lewis Theobald) and other hack writers, as well as a broader critique of George II and Walpole. Published anonymously under a misleading imprint suggesting a Dublin first edition (which does not exist). Editions followed in 1729 (Dunciad Variorum), 1742 (A New Dunciad), and 1743 (Dunciad in four books).This 12mo impression is the first and precedes the 8vo printing of the same year. Bound with the second edition of Edmund Curll's Key, which spells out Pope's allusions and provides full names where Pope only supplies a first initial. Thus the close of the first stanza ("Still Dunce the second reigns like Dunce the first?") is glossed as "Meaning Mr. Theobald succeeds Mr. Settle, if he has not a worse Meaning," which of course he has, referring to the accession of George II the previous year.Also bound with the first edition of The Progress of Dullness, which takes Pope's original title to The Dunciad and the one used to announce a sequel on the final leaf of the first edition. [Bound with:] [CURLL, Edmund]. A Compleat Key to the Dunciad. London: E. Curll, 1728. Second edition. vi, [7]-22, [2, ads] pp. Collation: A^8 B^4[and:] [STANHOPE, Hugh (i.e. William Bond?)]. The Progress of Dullness ? which Will Serve as an Explanation for the Dunciad. London: [E. Curll], 1728. First edition. [iv], 34, [2, ads] pp. Collation: A^2 B-E^4 F^2. Foxon P764; Griffith 198; Hayward 147 (exhibiting the octavo issue); Rothschild 1596. Provenance: Winston H. Hagen (morocco booklabel); Carl H. Pforzheimer Library; Gerald E. Slater (bought through Quaritch, sold his sale, Christie's New York,12 February 1982, lot 135) Full red morocco gilt, a.e.g. by Riviere Engraved frontispiece (Griffith Variety 1 with "Dunci-" on second line of pendant). viii, [ii], 51, [1] pp. Collation: A-E^6 F^2. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Della satirica poesia de' Greci e della Satira de' Romani. Libri due tradotti dal latino in Lingua Toscana da Anton Maria Salvini e il Ciclope d'Euripide tradotto dal Greco dal Medesimo

      Appresso Giuseppe Manni,, In Firenze, 1728 - Cm. 21,5, pp. xx, 186 (2) 26 (2). Alcune testate, capolettera e lo stemma Guicciardini (il dedicatario) inciso al verso del frontespizio. Solida e perfetta legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorso liscio con titoli e fregi in oro. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione con solo una lieve brunitura ad un quaderno. Edizione originale della traduzione italiana per quest'opera in cui l'autore, per primo, offre una profonda investigazione sul genere letterario satirico di greci e romani. Vi afferma che la poesia satirica dei latini è assai differente da quella dei greci, opinione poi più volte abbracciatta o contestata. In sostanza, Casaubon redasse la prima moderna monografia sulla satira, lavoro che fu considerato come principale lezione per oltre due secoli. Cfr. Brunet I, 1613-14 per l'originale del 1605. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         REGIA VIA CRUCIS

      Antwerp: Widow of Henricus Verdussen, 1728. A pious work written by a Benedictine monk of Utrecht and dedicated to the Spanish Carmelite St. Theresa of Avila, this volume explains in meditation and often wonderfully pleasing illustration the Way of the Cross, which leads one to heaven. The narrative follows the thoughts and prayers of one Staurophila (i.e., "lover of the cross") as he meditates on a series of biblical passages with references to the source of Christ's affliction. As a symbol of how the cross is to be thought of as an integral part of one's everyday life, the emblematic cuts here consistently show at least two young innocents in various relationships with the cross, often putting it to ingenious uses--for example, as an oar, as a hammer at the forge, as the pump handle of a well, or as a structural component of a wagon. If one could put aside the brutality associated with crucifixion, these plates would not only constitute considerable achievements aesthetically, but would also be absolutely delightful. Although he worked closely with his father, Philipp, and his brother, Theodoor, especially in the production of plates for the Moretus Press, Cornelis Gallé (1576-1656) surpassed them both because of, in Bryan's words, "a correctness of design and a freedom of execution." One mark of Cornelis' prominence can be seen in the fact that he was chosen to engrave most of the drawings done by Rubens for the Moretus printing house during the first half of the 17th century. Like other engravings produced by the Gallés, the cuts in this volume are artful in design, extraordinarily delicate in their execution, and full of patiently elaborated detail. As various commentators have noted, this seems to be the first important edition to appear after the original printing of 1635; the book can be found on the market, but scarcely in better internal condition than seen here. This copy also comes with a distinguished provenance. It was owned by the brother-in-law of Victor Hugo before entering the library of Robert Hoe (1839-1911), founding member and first president of the Grolier Club. According to Beverly Chew, Hoe's library was "the finest [America] has ever contained." He acquired illuminated manuscripts, early printing (he owned a Gutenberg Bible on paper and one on vellum), fine bindings, French and English literature, and Americana, and when his library was sold in 1911-12, it fetched nearly $2 million, a record that held until the Streeter sale more than 50 years later.. 183 x 108 mm. (7 1/4 x 4 1/4"). [xvi], 404 pp., [12] leaves (indexes), with the two blanks at the end called for by Landwehr. 19th century Jansenist red levant by Capé (stamp-signed on front turn-in), raised bands, gilt titling on spine, gilt dentelles. Decorative woodcut initials and tailpieces, engraved title page after Peter-Paul Rubens, and 38 VERY CHARMING FULL-PAGE EMBLEMATIC ENGRAVINGS IN THE TEXT BY CORNELIS GALLÉ. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Victor Foucher, front free endpaper with morocco label of Robert Hoe (see below). Landwehr 272; Praz, p. 361; Funck, p. 328 (citing the first edition of 1635); Brunet III, 10. Covers slightly soiled and with three small, faint dampstains, just a hint of wear to joints, otherwise a sound and pleasing binding; THE TEXT EXTREMELY CLEAN, SMOOTH, AND FRESH, with just a hint of foxing on a few pages.A pious work written by a Benedictine monk of Utrecht and dedicated to the Spanish Carmelite St. Theresa of Avila, this volume explains in meditation and often wonderfully pleasing illustration the Way of the Cross, which leads one to heaven. The narrative follows the thoughts and prayers of one Staurophila (i.e., "lover of the cross") as he meditates on a series of biblical passages with references to the source of Christ's affliction. As a symbol of how the cross is to be thought of as an integral part of one's everyday life, the emblematic cuts here consistently show at least two young innocents in various relationships with the cross, often putting it to ingenious uses--for example, as an oar, as a hammer at the forge, as the pump handle of a well, or as a structural component of a wagon. If one could put aside the brutality associated with crucifixion, these plates would not only constitute considerable achievements aesthetically, but would also be absolutely delightful. Although he worked closely with his father, Philipp, and his brother, Theodoor, especially in the production of plates for the Moretus Press, Cornelis Gallé (1576-1656) surpassed them both because of, in Bryan's words, "a correctness of design and a freedom of execution." One mark of Cornelis' prominence can be seen in the fact that he was chosen to engrave most of the drawings done by Rubens for the Moretus printing house during the first half of the 17th century. Like other engravings produced by the Gallés, the cuts in this volume are artful in design, extraordinarily delicate in their execution, and full of patiently elaborated detail. As various commentators have noted, this seems to be the first important edition to appear after the original printing of 1635; the book can be found on the market, but scarcely in better internal condition than seen here. This copy also comes with a distinguished provenance. It was owned by the brother-in-law of Victor Hugo before entering the library of Robert Hoe (1839-1911), founding member and first president of the Grolier Club. According to Beverly Chew, Hoe's library was "the finest [America] has ever contained." He acquired illuminated manuscripts, early printing (he owned a Gutenberg Bible on paper and one on vellum), fine bindings, French and English literature, and Americana, and when his library was sold in 1911-12, it fetched nearly $2 million, a record that held until the Streeter sale more than 50 years later.

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         Historical Essay on the Original of Painting. Wherein in Exhibited I. Some Probabilities and Pretentionsto its Invention before the Flood. II. Its Commencement again after the Flood, and its Progress through several Nations to the Time of Cimabue, An. 1276.

      London: for J. Worrall, 1728. - Duodecimo in 6s (158 x 100 mm). Contemporary panelled sheep, spine unlettered, remains of paper titling label tipped onto title fore edge. Spine ends and corners worn, light surface abrasion to boards. Inner hinges cracked but sound. Ownership inscription of Ralph Forster dated 1735 to front free endpaper, with his annotations from chapter IV on. A few pen trials and the odd mark; an attractive copy. Title printed in red and black, woodcut initials and vignettes. First edition of a scarce work on the history of painting. According to a manuscript note to page 34, presumably by Mr Forster, much of the work apparently derives from Dryden's Ancient Masters of Paintinge, Mr Forster supplying page references to Dryden's work to several pages here, with extensive cross-referencing to the Chronological Account of the Painters since the time of Cimabue at the end of the work, which the author ascribes to Mr Richardson's Essay on the Theory of Painiting of 1715, Mr Forster instead supplying numerous page numbers for Dryden's work instead. ESTC locates only 8 copies worldwide. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         REGIA VIA CRUCIS

      Antwerp: Widow of Henricus Verdussen, 1728. A pious work written by a Benedictine monk of Utrecht and dedicated to the Spanish Carmelite St. Theresa of Avila, this volume explains in meditation and often wonderfully pleasing illustration the Way of the Cross, which leads one to heaven. The narrative follows the thoughts and prayers of one Staurophila (i.e., "lover of the cross") as he meditates on a series of biblical passages with references to the source of Christ's affliction. As a symbol of how the cross is to be thought of as an integral part of one's everyday life, the emblematic cuts here consistently show at least two young innocents in various relationships with the cross, often putting it to ingenious uses--for example, as an oar, as a hammer at the forge, as the pump handle of a well, or as a structural component of a wagon. If one could put aside the brutality associated with crucifixion, these plates would not only constitute considerable achievements aesthetically, but would also be absolutely delightful. Although he worked closely with his father, Philipp, and his brother, Theodoor, especially in the production of plates for the Moretus Press, Cornelis Gallé (1576-1656) surpassed them both because of, in Bryan's words, "a correctness of design and a freedom of execution." One mark of Cornelis' prominence can be seen in the fact that he was chosen to engrave most of the drawings done by Rubens for the Moretus printing house during the first half of the 17th century. Like other engravings produced by the Gallés, the cuts in this volume are artful in design, extraordinarily delicate in their execution, and full of patiently elaborated detail. As various commentators have noted, this seems to be the first important edition to appear after the original printing of 1635; the book can be found on the market, but scarcely in better internal condition than seen here. This copy also comes with a distinguished provenance. It was owned by the brother-in-law of Victor Hugo before entering the library of Robert Hoe (1839-1911), founding member and first president of the Grolier Club. According to Beverly Chew, Hoe's library was "the finest [America] has ever contained." He acquired illuminated manuscripts, early printing (he owned a Gutenberg Bible on paper and one on vellum), fine bindings, French and English literature, and Americana, and when his library was sold in 1911-12, it fetched nearly $2 million, a record that held until the Streeter sale more than 50 years later.. 183 x 108 mm. (7 1/4 x 4 1/4"). [xvi], 404 pp., [12] leaves (indexes), with the two blanks at the end called for by Landwehr. 19th century Jansenist red levant by Capé (stamp-signed on front turn-in), raised bands, gilt titling on spine, gilt dentelles. Decorative woodcut initials and tailpieces, engraved title page after Peter-Paul Rubens, and 38 VERY CHARMING FULL-PAGE EMBLEMATIC ENGRAVINGS IN THE TEXT BY CORNELIS GALLÉ. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Victor Foucher, front free endpaper with morocco label of Robert Hoe (see below). Landwehr 272; Praz, p. 361; Funck, p. 328 (citing the first edition of 1635); Brunet III, 10. Covers slightly soiled and with three small, faint dampstains, just a hint of wear to joints, otherwise a sound and pleasing binding; THE TEXT EXTREMELY CLEAN, SMOOTH, AND FRESH, with just a hint of foxing on a few pages. A pious work written by a Benedictine monk of Utrecht and dedicated to the Spanish Carmelite St. Theresa of Avila, this volume explains in meditation and often wonderfully pleasing illustration the Way of the Cross, which leads one to heaven. The narrative follows the thoughts and prayers of one Staurophila (i.e., "lover of the cross") as he meditates on a series of biblical passages with references to the source of Christ's affliction. As a symbol of how the cross is to be thought of as an integral part of one's everyday life, the emblematic cuts here consistently show at least two young innocents in various relationships with the cross, often putting it to ingenious uses--for example, as an oar, as a hammer at the forge, as the pump handle of a well, or as a structural component of a wagon. If one could put aside the brutality associated with crucifixion, these plates would not only constitute considerable achievements aesthetically, but would also be absolutely delightful. Although he worked closely with his father, Philipp, and his brother, Theodoor, especially in the production of plates for the Moretus Press, Cornelis Gallé (1576-1656) surpassed them both because of, in Bryan's words, "a correctness of design and a freedom of execution." One mark of Cornelis' prominence can be seen in the fact that he was chosen to engrave most of the drawings done by Rubens for the Moretus printing house during the first half of the 17th century. Like other engravings produced by the Gallés, the cuts in this volume are artful in design, extraordinarily delicate in their execution, and full of patiently elaborated detail. As various commentators have noted, this seems to be the first important edition to appear after the original printing of 1635; the book can be found on the market, but scarcely in better internal condition than seen here. This copy also comes with a distinguished provenance. It was owned by the brother-in-law of Victor Hugo before entering the library of Robert Hoe (1839-1911), founding member and first president of the Grolier Club. According to Beverly Chew, Hoe's library was "the finest [America] has ever contained." He acquired illuminated manuscripts, early printing (he owned a Gutenberg Bible on paper and one on vellum), fine bindings, French and English literature, and Americana, and when his library was sold in 1911-12, it fetched nearly $2 million, a record that held until the Streeter sale more than 50 years later.

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         Philippus Ludovicus Sinzendorf [Zinzendorf]. [Dreiviertel Porträt des Comes Sinzendorf mit Goldenem Vlies].

      Paris. 1728 - Orig. Kupferstich. 39 x 50 cm. Originalrahmung 54 x 66 cm. Vergoldete Originalrahmung. - Insgesamt von guter Erhalturng. In handgezeichneten Passepartout. - Selten.

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         Della satirica poesia de' Greci e della Satira de' Romani. Libri due tradotti dal latino in Lingua Toscana da Anton Maria Salvini e il Ciclope d'Euripide tradotto dal Greco dal Medesimo...

      Appresso Giuseppe Manni, 1728. Cm. 21,5, pp. xx, 186 (2) 26 (2). Alcune testate, capolettera e lo stemma Guicciardini (il dedicatario) inciso al verso del frontespizio. Solida e perfetta legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorso liscio con titoli e fregi in oro. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione con solo una lieve brunitura ad un quaderno. Edizione originale della traduzione italiana per quest'opera in cui l'autore, per primo, offre una profonda investigazione sul genere letterario satirico di greci e romani. Vi afferma che la poesia satirica dei latini è assai differente da quella dei greci, opinione poi più volte abbracciatta o contestata. In sostanza, Casaubon redasse la prima moderna monografia sulla satira, lavoro che fu considerato come principale lezione per oltre due secoli. Cfr. Brunet I, 1613-14 per l'originale del 1605.

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         The Fable of the Bees: or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits

      Printed for J. Tonson / Printed and Sold by J. Roberts, 1728, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Fifth Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Rebound, half gilt-stamped morocco and brown cloth over boards; 5 raised bands; edges dyed; Part I: Fifth Edition, 1728; Part II: First Edition, 1729. Volume I: pp. [16], 477; Volume II: pp. (xxxi), 432, [24], Index. The Fable of the Bees includes the poem The Grumbling Hive: Or, Knaves Turned Honest, followed by a discussion of the poem. The discussion touches on key principles of economic thought such as the "invisible hand" and division of labor. A scandalous book when it was first published, Mandeville's work was later cited by noted economist, John Maynard Keynes. Covers rubbed, some wear along edges, corners bumped, previous owner's blind stamp on both title pages, "Bernard de Mandeville 1670-1733" inked on Vol. I title page, front fly leaf with pencil notes, scattered staining and foxing, especially in part II. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 12 oz. Category: Philosophy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012674.

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         Two Treatises of Government:

      London: A. Bettesworth, J. Pemberton and E. Symon,, 1728. in the former, the false principles and foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and his followers, are detected and overthrown. The latter, is an Essay concerning the true original, extent, and end of Civil Government. The fifth edition. Octavo (195 x 118 mm). Contemporary speckled calf, spine decorated gilt in compartments, new red morocco label, two-line gilt ruled border on sides, speckled edges. Gilt monogram to central spine compartment. Binding expertly refurbished, joints cracked but firm, spine ends and corners a little worn with some surface wear to boards, spine label renewed; a crisp, clean copy. Fifth edition of one of Locke's principal works, first published in December 1689 (the title page is dated 1690), and conceived as a vindication of the Revolution of 1688-9, which had "saved the Nation when it was on the very brink of Slavery and Ruine" (Locke's preface). This was the only edition to appear "during the half-century from the death of Queen Anne (1714) to the end of the Seven Years' War (1763)... except in editions of the collected works" (ODNB).

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         The Fable of the Bees: or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits

      Printed for J. Tonson / Printed and Sold by J. Roberts, London 1728 - Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Rebound, half gilt-stamped morocco and brown cloth over boards; 5 raised bands; edges dyed; Part I: Fifth Edition, 1728; Part II: First Edition, 1729. Volume I: pp. [16], 477; Volume II: pp. (xxxi), 432, [24], Index. The Fable of the Bees includes the poem The Grumbling Hive: Or, Knaves Turned Honest, followed by a discussion of the poem. The discussion touches on key principles of economic thought such as the "invisible hand" and division of labor. A scandalous book when it was first published, Mandeville's work was later cited by noted economist, John Maynard Keynes. Covers rubbed, some wear along edges, corners bumped, previous owner's blind stamp on both title pages, "Bernard de Mandeville 1670-1733" inked on Vol. I title page, front fly leaf with pencil notes, scattered staining and foxing, especially in part II. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 12 oz. Category: Philosophy; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 012674. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Antique Book-Hoorns Buitensingel-NOORD HOLLAND-Westerop-1728

      - Exploration & Travel Author: Westerop, Roelof.Title: Hoorns Buitensingel, in rym beschreven.Impressum: Hoorn: Jacob Duyn, 1728. 1st edition.Subject: Noord Holland.Dimensions ca. 16.5 x 21.5 cm. (ca. 6.5 x 8.5 inch). 4to.Collation: [xxiv], 121, [i] pp. 3 (of 5) copper engraved plates, 2 full-page and 1 folding. Engraved by: J. Goeree. After: C. Pronk.The first edition of this rhymed topography in the style of Willinks Amsterdamsche Buitensingel, or Van Winter's Amstelstroom. The author takes us on a walk through 18th century Hoorn (Noord-Holland, the Netherlands).Half leather with marbled boards, 5 raised bands to the spine, gilt decoration and lettering.Cover condition: Poor: spine heavily damaged, covers quite scuffed and worn, rear board uncovered.Inside condition: Fair: lacking two of the plates (both folding), one plate loose, binding weak, intermittent small stains.Biography: This seems to be the only work by this author.Cornelis Pronk (Amsterdam 1691 - 1759) was a Dutch (miniature)painter and draughtsman. He studied under Jan van Houten and Arnold Boonen. He was mainly known for his detailed and precise topographical paintings. He became the founder of a new school of topographical painting, and had Abraham de Haen, Jan de Beijer, and others as students. He was one of the collaborators who supplied work for Isaak Tirion's publication Verheerlykt Nederland.The engraver Jan Goeree (Middelburg 1670 - Amsterdam 1731) was the son of book dealer Willem Goeree. He soon moved to Amsterdam with his father. He studied painting under De Lairesse, but was, in the end, mainly known for his engravings. Storage location: TPC Box2 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Voyage Historique d'Abissinie, du R.P. Jerome Lobo de la Compagnie de Jesus. Traduit du Portugais par Joachim Legrand à partir des manuscrits de l'auteur.

      Paris et La Haye, Gosse et Neaulme, 1728. - In-4, frontispice par de Boullongne (Cochin sculpteur). Avec 2 cartes dépliantes avec les frontières coloriées). [XIV] (2) ff. 514 pp. (4) ff. (page de titre brunie). Veau brun d'époque, dos à nerfs orné, coiffe supérieure manquante, un mors supérieur fendu sur 4 cm, deux coins usés. Ex-libris d'une Société de lecture de Nantes, daté de 1760. Edition originale de cette traduction faite sur un manuscrit de Lobo: Itinerario das suas viagens. Le père Jérôme Lobo, missionnaire jésuite portugais, embarqua pour les Indes en 1621. Après être passé à Goa, le Mozambique, l'Abyssinie, le Brésil, Carthagène, Lisbonne, Rome, puis à nouveau Goa où il séjourna durant de nombreuses années. Il revint ensuite à Lisbonne en 1636 pour repartir pour les Indes. Il revint en Europe en 1658. Sa relation raconte ces voyages, complétée par des observations du traducteur sur le Nil, de la navigation des flottes de Salomon, de la reine de Saba, les mœurs, coutumes, religions & croyances des peuples éthiopiens, etc. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Historia medicinae a rerum initio ad annum vrbis Romae 535 deducta studio Io. Henrici Schulzii Accedunt tabulae aeneae, chronologica, et indices copiosi

      apud Petrum Conradum Monath, Lipsiae 1728 - in-4° (210x156 mm); leg. in pelle marrone coeva, dorso a cinque nervi con decori dorati, titolo a caratteri dorati su tassello in pelle rossa, guardie in carta marmorizzata, tagli colorati di rosso a spruzzo, nastrino segna pagine (leggeri segni d'uso alle cerniere); pp. (24), 437, (34), (1 b.); ill. calcografica in testata alla dedica, con ritratto del dedicatario, Federico Augusto I (inciso da Georg Daniel Heumann), frontalini calcografici, iniziali, finalini e fregi xilografici, incisioni calcografiche nel testo ed una su pagina intera; testo preceduto da dedica, prefazione e tavola cronologica della storia della medicina. Rara prima edizione di questa interessante ed importante opera di storia della medicina, a cura del Dr. Schulze, pubblicata da Peter Conrad Monath (1713-1747). Johann Heinrich Schulze (1687-1744), medico e professore ad Halle, esperto anche in letteratura greca ed araba. Prov.: Indicazione d'appartenenza su bella etichetta con incisione calcografica, incollata al contropiatto ant. ("ex libris D. Morand Acad. Paris. Londin. Bonon."). Rif.: IT\ICCU\MILE\023272 (3 copie). OCLC, 4767161. Cond.: Presenza di leggeri arrossamenti e foxing; opera in ottime condizioni generali. -- A RARE FIRST EDITION OF A WORK BY DR. SCHULZE ON THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE. Cont. calf, gilt orn. spine on 5 raised bands (joints sl. rubbed), gilt red title label, (somewhat spotting inside). Good copy.1st ed. of this book on the history of medicine by J.H. Schulze (1687-1744), physician and medical prof. at Halle. He was also skilled in Greek and in Arabic literature. Engr. ills. Occasional light redness and foxing; work in very good condition. 892g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         A Chart of the White Sea and Gulf of Finland] [;] A Chart of the Sound [;] A Map of the Rivers Elbe and Weser [;] The River Duna and the Harbour of Archangel.

      J. & J. Knapton W. & J. Innys London 1728 - Four engraved sea charts on one double-page map sheet. Good condition. Dimensions: 50 x 61 cm. Published in the 'Atlas maritimus & commercialis: or, a General View of the World, so far as Relates to Trade & Navigation'. The Atlas maritimus can be used as an index of English trading activity at this period, since detailed insets and harbour plans emphasise those areas of greatest commercial significance. Although the author of the text is anonymous, Daniel Defoe is thought to have contributed to it, and Halley, the Astronomer-Royal, added a prefatory note discussing the use of the charts; it is therefore sometimes catalogued under his name. It has also been attributed to Harris, Senex and Wilson, those name appears on one chart. Senex was certainly responsible for one of the atlas's innovations, the globular chart of Western Europe whose projection according to the title-page was "authorized by letters patent". The atlas was purely commercial and was not a real rival to the 'English Pilot': unlike the Pilot it compressed global coverage into one book, as well as describing the the south and west coast of America, omitted by the former.

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         Compendiaria physicae generalis, et specialis doctrina examinibus scholasticis apte ad praelectum authorem accommodata. Consentiente, et approbante admodum. D. Norberto Schaumburg. 2 Bde. in 1 Band. Olmütz, J. Hirnle 1766-67. 8°. 245 S., 4 Bll.; 1 Bl., 277 S., 1 Bl., mit zahlr. Textholzschnitten, 2 (gef.) Kupfertafel u. 1 (mehrf. gef.) Tabelle.- Angeb.: Ders., Compendiaria philosophiae sensuum seu: Physicae experimentalis doctrina experimentationibus praescriptis accommodata. Olmütz, J. Hirnle 1767. 114 S., 3 Bll., mit einigen Textholzschnitten u. 1 (gef.) Kupfertafel, Ldr. d. Zt. mit reicher Rverg. u. Rtit.

      - Vgl. De Backer-S. VI, 396 u. Wurzbach XXI, 390.- Vollständig in dieser Bindung erschienen; selten.- Mit Kapitel und Aufgaben aus: Mechanica solidorum, Mechanica liquidorum, Optica, Cosmologica, Regnum minerale, Stoechiologica, Dynamica, u.a.- Johann Pawlik (1728-1786) war Doktor der Philosophie und Theologie, und versah durch mehrere Jahre das Lehramt, wurde dann Priester zu Seitendorf in Mähren.- Die Tafeln mit Darstellungen eines Flaschenzuges, einer Armilliarsphäre sowie Vorrichtungen u. Experimente.- Leicht gebräunt od. braunfleckig, Ebd. etw. berieben, sonst gutes Exemplar.

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         Manuscrit. Orationes per Totam Septima nam quotidie respective recitanda.

      Sans 1728 - Manuscrit de prières pour les 7 jours de la semaine en latin écrit à l'encre noire, parfaitement lisible, avec un titre en rouge et noir inscrit dans un bel encadrement orné à l'encre rouge et noir et présentant un blason non identifié en pied. Il comprend également 7 petits cartouches, à l'encre rouge et noire, encadrant le nom de chacun des jours de la semaine, et 2 culs-de-lampe à l'encre noire. Très probable travail autrichien ou bavarois. Scriptae in anno, in quo (1728) - 32 pages. Reliure plein veau brun de l'époque estampé à froid d'un motif de vagues. Dos à nerfs muet orné à froid. Papier de garde dominoté en rouge et vert, à la main. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-12°(15x10). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Dissertation sur la cause de la salure des eaux de la mer

      - chez la veuve & P. Brun fils, Bordeaux 1728, in-12 (15,4x9cm), (4) 50 ,pp., broché. - First Edition. Brossura, coperto con un foglio ventesimo marrone. Spirito scientifico della Compagnia di Gesù, Sarrabat ha vinto la medaglia d'oro dell'Accademia delle Scienze nel 1728 per il suo lavoro sull'origine della salinità del mare, che ha attribuito principalmente acqua che scorre verso il mare . - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale. Broché, recouvert d'un papier brun XXème. Esprit scientifique de la Compagnie de Jésus, Sarrabat obtint la médaille d'or de l'académie des sciences en 1728 pour son travail sur l'origine de la salure de la mer, qu'il attribue principalement aux eaux qui se jettent dans la mer.

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         In dissertationem Italiae medii Aevi censuarae 3. Viterbensis, Veneta et Brixiana: cum responsis 3. pro anonymo mediolanensi belli diplomatici historia? Mediolani, ex aedibus Societatis Palatinae, 1729. Pp. (8) 93 (1). Segue (a numerazione continua): Difesa di tre documenti antichi dell'archivio del Real Monistero di Santa Giulia di Brescia accusati di falso dall'anonimo milanese nella sua dissertazione corografica De Italia Medii Aevi.In Brescia, presso Gian-Maria Rizzardi , 1728.

      In Brescia, presso Gian-Maria Rizzardi 1728 - Pp. 94-314. Volume di cm. 24, ben rilegato in piena perg. coeva con titoli in oro al dorso. Qualche fioritura sparsa, peraltro bell'esemplare. Interessante raccolta di censure storiografiche (e di conseguenti risposte) indirizzate a Giovanni Gaspare Beretta, autore della dissertazione De Italia Medii Aevii, edita a Milano nel 1727. Alle numerose eccezioni l'A. risponde con puntiglio, pubblicando quindi tutto il materiale in tempi brevissimi. Al centro delle contestazioni l'esattezza di riferimenti storici, geografici, etimologici relativi a diversi territori italinani, ma principalmente riferiti a Lombardia e Veneto. Dall'indice: Censura di Francesco Mariani, storico viterbese all'anonimo scrittore della dissertazione "De Italia Medii Aevi" (p. 1); Censura d'un eruditissimo anonimo veneto con le risposte dell'anonimo milanese (p. 65); Parere d'un cittadino di Pavia sopra la difesa de' tre documenti in giustificazione dell'anonimo milanese (p. 103); Continuazione della censura bresciana col parere sopra la medesima (p. 151). Rara edizione originale. Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Traité des maladies des femmes grosses, et de celles qui sont accouchées. [Suivi de] Observations sur la grossesse et l'accouchement des femmes. [Suivi de] Dernières observations sur les maladies des femmes grosses et accouchées. Sixième édition. En 2 volumes.

      Paris, Compagnie des Libraires, M. DCC. XXI / M. DCC XXVIII 1721, 1728, - in-4to, 6 ff. + 555 p. (+1) + 12 ff. (table) / 4 ff. + 572 p. + 6 ff. (table); 1 f. de titre (dernières observations. Nlle éd., revue et corr.) + 86 p. Nombreuses figures in-texte gravées par Lombars, Audran d'après Du Cerceau. nom ms. ancien en haut du titre, reliure en veau brun d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné. Coiffe sup. du T. I avec manque, tranches rouges. 3 parties reliées en 2 vol. 6° éd, 1721-28, François Mauriceau (1637-1709), maître chirurgien et premier accoucheur de la Maternité de Paris, fut un des fondateurs de l'obstétrique. Cet ouvrage, qui fut traduit en plusieurs langues, apporta des innovations à la pratique traditionnelle. L'auteur insiste notamment sur la nécessité de connaître l'anatomie et la physiologie. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Love in Several Masques. A Comedy, as it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal …

      London: John Watts, 1728. First edition. [viii], 82, [2] pp. 8vo. Disbound. First three leaves detached. In a custom gray card folder. First edition. [viii], 82, [2] pp. 8vo. Fielding's First Play. First edition of the 20-year-old Fielding's first play and his second surviving publication. "Fielding's career as dramatist began auspiciously enough when, as an unknown author in his twentieth year, his first play, the comedy Love in Several Masques, was staged by Cibber at Drury Lane-an extraordinary favour due probably to the influence of Lady Mary, to whom Fielding dedicated the published version" (ODNB). In the Preface Fielding acknowledges the difficulty of competing for audiences with Gay's Beggar's Opera and Vanburgh's The Provok'd Husband. Love in Several Masques would run for only 4 nights, and Fielding would shortly depart for Holland to study, his next theatrical works not appearing until 1730. Cross III, p. 290

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         Traité de la peinture, et de la sculpture.

      - Amsterdam, H. Uytwerf, 1728. 3 tomes en 2 volumes. [xxvi],216-[ii],238 - [iv],lxxii,[xxiv],322 pp. Avec gravures sur titre, et 3 tables dépl. Veau marbré, filet et armes doré sur plats, dos doré, avec pièces de titre et tomaisons maroquin. (lég.bruni; quelques rousseurs, bel exemplaire) Contient: I. Un essai sur la théorie de la peinture; II: Contenant un essai de critiquer, en fait de peinture [.]; [et] un discours sur la sience d'un connoisseur; III: Description de divers fameux desseins, bas-reliefs, &c, qui se trouvent en Italie. Traduit par A.Rutgers et L. ten Kate. Provenance: avec les armes de Guillaume Gabriel Pavé de Vandeuvre au centre des plats. ("ardeo, persevero, spero") [Online] Dictionary of Art Historians: "The treatise was republished with other works by the Richardsons in a French language edition in 1728. Johann Joachim Winckelmann (q.v.) and the painter theorist Anton Raphael Mengs (1728-1779) mention it as an inspirational work. The work became so popular among the wealthy class that it virtually functions as a "wish list" for those assembling collections."

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         Catechismo Istorico

      Appresso Lorenzo Basegio, VENEZIA 1728 - ITALIANO Tomo I, opera di metà '700 tradotta dal francese, brossura in pessime condizioni ma fruibilità dell'opera non compromessa, coperta fortemente macchiata e segnata dall'umidità, intestatura al dorso poco visibile, dorso stanco, taglio annerito e fortemente frastagliato, pagine scurite, molteplici segni manoscritti nella sottocoperta e antiporta, pagine viziate ai bordi, piatto posteriore rovinato da fori e strappi, note manoscritte nelle ultime quattro pagine del volume, firme di appartenenza al frontespizio

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         A View of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophy

      S. Palmer, London 1728 - Plein veau de l'époque (reliure anglaise) Un volume grand in quarto (281x224 mm), (50)-407-(1 bl.) et 12 planches Dos refait au 19ème siècle, gardes renouvellée Très légère mouillure aux premiers feuillets Édition originale imprimée sur grand papier. Babson [98, "This study of Newton's philosophy is interesting as being the account of a close friend. The preface contains the author's recollections of Newton, especially in his old age. There is also a poem on Sir Isaac by Richard Glover written in his 16th year, the author's introduction on Newton's method of reasoning in philosophy and a long list of subscribe" ] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Full contemporary calf Large 4to (281x224 mm), (50)-407-(1 bl.) and 12 plates Rebacked in the 19th century, endpapers renewed Light waterstains First edition Babson [98, "This study of Newton's philosophy is interesting as being the account of a close friend. The preface contains the author's recollections of Newton, especially in his old age. There is also a poem on Sir Isaac by Richard Glover written in his 16th year, the author's introduction on Newton's method of reasoning in philosophy and a long list of subscribe" ] In quarto / 4to 2402g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Taferelen der Voornaamste Geschiedenissen van het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, en andere boeken, bij de Heilige Schrift gevoegt, door de vermaarde Kunstenaars Hoet, Houbraken, en Picart Geteekent, en van de Beste Meesters in koper gesneden, en met Beschrijvingen uitgebreid.

      'Gravenhaage Pieter De Hondt 1728 - 3 volumes in-folio, 148, 149-280, 14, 160 pp., 216 gravures H.T., vignettes in texte. Cartonnage époque, plats de papier marbré, dos toile rouge. Exemplaire non rogné imprimé sur papier royal.(cartonnages frottés, très bon état intérieur). L'une des plus belles bibles illustrées du XVIIIe siecle, connue sous le nom de Bible de Pierre de Hondt. Très bel ouvrage orné de gravures exécutées sur les dessins de Gerard Hoet, Arnould Houbraken et Bernard Picart : 2 frontispices, 2 planches de dédicaces armoriées, 212 planches gravées H.T. dont 29 doubles, 3 vignettes de titre, 197 vignettes en bandeaux ou culs-de-lampe, 206 capitales gravées. Chaque planche est légendée en six langues. Saurin a écrit les discours des 2 premiers volumes ; la suite de l'ancien testament est de Roques, et c'est C. S. de Beausobre fils qui est l'auteur du nouveau testament. Les exemplaires ont été tirés sur quatre sortes de papier, dont la qualité est indiquée au bas des titres (papier ordinaire, papier royal, papier super-royal, papier impérial), celui-ci est tiré sur papier royal. Voir Cohen et Brunet V-150. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         La scienza delle Medaglie antiche e moderne per ammaestramento delle persone che si applicano ad averne notizia

      Venezia, Lorenzo Baseggio 1728 - Cet ouvrage contient 9 gravures représentant différents types de monnaie. Couverture en parchemin rigide. Les décorations ainsi que le titre du livre sont réalisées à l'encre. Une page entière de gravures en noir et blanc est visibles dans les premières pages du livre, et une seconde plus petite en frontispice. A l'intérieur du livre, on trouve 19 gravures représentant différents types de monnaies, anciennes et récentes. Traduit du français à l'italien par Selvaggio Canturani. Un bel exemplaire, dans des conditions excellentes, excepté quelques taches sur les pages 5 et 6, ainsi que sur les deux dernières gravures qui sont légèrement usées. 9 Plates which represent different kind of coins. Cover on rigid parchment. Decorations and title of book drawn with ink. A full page b/w etching on first endpaper, and a second smaller b/w etching on frontispiece. Inside 19 engraved tables showing different types of ancient and modern medals. Translation from french to italian by Selvaggio Canturani. A fine copy in really excellent conditions, except stains on 5-6 pages and the last 2 tables a little worn.

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         Breviarium Ecclesiae Rotomagensis. Pars Hiemalis I, Pars Hiemalis II, Pars Aestivalis I, Pars Aestivalis II.

      Rotomagi (Rouen) Jore 1728 - 4 forts volumes in-8, 21 ff., 968-CLIII-(11) pp. - 21 ff., 1032-CLIII-(11) pp. - 17 ff., 749-CLIII-(13) pp. - 17 ff., 921-CLIII-(13) pp. Texte sur deux colonnes. Frontispice identique pour les quatre volumes + 14 gravures H.T. Reliure plein maroquin rouge époque, dos à nerfs richement orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison, larges encadrements de dentelle dorée aux petits fers sur les plats, tranches dorées.(des rousseurs, quelques restaurations aux reliures, atteinte sur la marge d'une soixantaine de feuillets). Ex libris du cardinal Louis-Ernest Dubois (1856-1929), archevêque de Rouen de 1916 à 1920, puis de Paris jusqu'à sa mort. Belle édition du Bréviaire à l'usage de Rouen, illustrée d'un frontispice général répété quatre fois, de deux autres frontispices répétés deux fois et 10 figures hors-texte gravées en taille douce, soit 18 gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Commentaire sur les coutumes generales de la ville de Bordeaux et Pays Bourdelois

      Bordeaux, Etienne Labottiere, 1728 - Gran folio, [8]+540+78+61+[3] p plena piel rozada, nervios, hierros dorados en lomo, pequeñas rasgaduras en lomo, cortes tintados. Puntos de óxido, algunos pasajes subrayados con lápiz de color

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         Beschouwing der wonderen Gods, in de minstgeachte schepzelen. Of Nederlandsche insecten, . . .Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp & son, 1762-1860. 8 volumes. 4to. With 8 engraved and lithographed frontispieces, and 400 hand-coloured engraved and lithographed plates, the plates and frontispieces hand-coloured as published. Volumes 1-6: contemporary half calf, gold-tooled spine. Volumes 7-8: half black cloth (ca. 1900).With: (2) SNELLEN VAN VOLLENHOVEN, Samuel Constant, and others. Beschrijvingen en afbeeldingen van Nederlandsche vlinders, . . .Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp & son (vol. 1), Martinus Nijhoff (vols. 2-4), 1860-1900. 4 volumes. 4to. With 200 hand-coloured lithographed plates. Half black cloth (ca. 1900), uniform with volumes 7-8 of

      - Horn & Schenkling 20145; Landwehr, Coloured plates 182 & 202; Nissen, ZBI 3808 & 3808a. One of the finest and best-illustrated works on butterflies and moths ever published, here together with the continuation by Snellen van Vollenhoven. Work on the publication probably began around 1728 and stopped only two hundred years later, when the author of the third series died in 1928, leaving his work unfinished: A. Brants, Nederlandsche vlinders beschreven en afgebeeld (The Hague, 1905-1928). He published only ten parts of the first volume of the third series, not included in the present set. That unfinished third series contained only 10 plates, while the present two series together contain 600 plates plus the 8 frontispieces where butterflies, moths, larvae and pupae on plants form a lovely frame around the title. Most plates show a single species of butterfly or moth in flight and on a plant, along with the larva and pupa, and many add the egg and further figures with anatomical details. "The most important work on Dutch lepidoptera" (Landwehr).Some annotations and inserted notes. With occasional spotting, but otherwise in very good condition and largely untrimmed, preserving most deckles and with some bolts unopened. Bindings rubbed, some spines damaged. A celebrated and beautifully illustrated lepidopterological classic.

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         Brief mit eigenh. U. ("Eugenio di Savoya").

      Wien, 27. III. 1728. - 1 S. Folio. An den Balio (Amtmann) Portocarrero in Palermo: "Illustrissimo, et eccellentissimo signore mio osservantissimo. Accuso la ricevuta dal foglio comp.mo di Vostra Eccellenza in data delli 19 scaduto con la copia di lettera statale scritta da Tunisi dal Console Pilarino circa il far' arrestare un corsaro Tunesino à titolo di represaglia, il quale si trova in Messina, et è si vero, che cose simili sono delicate, suà commettendo quei Barbari molti accessi, e quando non siano per attenersene, ben si potrebbero usare repressaglie, come in effetto esso Console Pilarino non è fuori di ragione; tuttavia però si scriverà fratanto nuovamente al Residente Console in Constantinopoli di farne l' ulteriore rappresentanza, affinche la Porta vi dia l'opportuna providenza. Nè altro potendo per ora replicare à Vostra Eccellenza sopra tal' affare, staro nel mentre in attenzione di molti suoi ambiti comandi, e con rinovarle la mia costante vera osservanza, rimango per essere sempre di Vostra Eccellenza affettuosissimo et obbligatissimo servitore [.]". Vgl. Benedikt, Das Königreich Neapel unter Kaiser Karl VI. (Wien 1927), SS. 297-299, 318-330.

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         Traité de la coupe des pierres [où par une méthode facile & abrégée, l'on peut aisément se perfectionner en cette science. Par J.B. de La Ruë architecte.]

      slnd ['Imprimerie royale], 1728. In-folio plein veau moucheté, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés, (8)- 185 pp. Titre gravé par Thomassin d'après Bertin (délié), (10) - 185 pp. Vignettes de titre, lettrines, culs-de-lampe, LXVII planches ainsi que de leurs 24 suites, 35 doubles (planches principales et suites) et 3 planches triples (dont une planche de suite), certaines imprimées recto verso. Suivi de : Petit traité de stéréotomie appliqué à l'usage de la coupe des pierres, bien complet des planches A à F, avec la planche E en double. Soit 73 planches, 21 dépliantes. Des marges brunies et défectueuses. Une planche délié. Rares rousseurs. Mors fendillés, coiffe sup., coupes et coins usés. Edition originale de cet important traité qui fait toujours autorité chez les Compagnons du devoir.

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         Grosses Mahler-Buch

      1728 - Lairesse, G. de. Grosses Mahler-Buch. Worinnen die Mahler-Kunst . . . Gründlich gelehret, durch Beweißthümer und Kupfferstiche erkläret . . . 2 Tle. in 2 Bdn. Nbg., Weigel, 1728-30. 181, 80, 199, 427 num. S., weitere Bll. Zwischentit. u. Kommentare sowie umfangr. Register und 66 (5 doppblgr.) Kupfertafeln. 1 Pgmt.-, 1 Hpgmt.-Bd. d. Zt., einheitl. Rückensch. u. Streicheisenverg. Arntzen/R. H100. Schlosser 561. Cicognara 151/52 (spätere Ausg.). Graesse IV, 80. Ausführl. Würdigung des Malers Gerard de Lairesse (1641-1711) in Thieme/B., auch zum schriftlichen Werk: »wichtig als Kompendium des damals für einen Maler Wissenswerten . . . bis tief in das 18. Jh. hinein durch Übersetzung in mehrere Sprachen von großem Einfluß. « – Vorgebunden: Ders., Grundlegung zur Zeichen- Kunst. Nbg., Weigel, 1727. Gest. Front., 120 S. u. 13 Kupfertafeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         MAROKKO, MAROC, MOROCCO 1728 HOMANN, Titel: Statuum Marocca norum, Regnorum nempe Fessani, Maroccani, Tafiletani et Segelomessani Secundum suas Provincias accurate divisorum, Typus generalis novus, ex variis recentioris Geographiae adminicul depromptus et designatus a Io. Chris. Homanno M. D.

      Nürnberg Homann 1728 Landkarte, map, original Kupferstich, Kupferst., flächen- u. grenzkol., Titelkartusche mit allegorischer Darstellung oben links, unten 2 Stadtansichten, Platte ca. 58 x 50 cm, Mittelbug am Rand mit alter Unterlegung Homann, Johann Christoph // vgl. Auserlesene und allerneueste Landkarten. Der Verlag Homann in Nürnberg 1702 - 1848. Eine Ausstellung des Stadtarchivs Nürnberg /2002) S. 240 No. 116 dort allerdings mit Druckprivileg, unser Exemplar ohne Versand D: 9,00 EUR

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         Taferelen der Voornaamste Geschiedenissen van het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, en Andere Boeken, bij de Heilige Schrift Gevoegt, door de vermaarde kunstenaars Hoet, Houbraken, en Picart getekent. (Three volumes) Figures de la Bible

      Pieter de Hondt, The Hague 1728 - Unique hand-colored copy of this early 18th Century collection of biblical illustrations. With 212 hand-colored copper engraved plates, 29 of which are double paged, and many hand-colored headpieces, tailpieces, vignettes and initials throughout the text. Folio, 44 by 28 cm. [2], 148, [2]; [2], [149]-280, 14; 160 pp. Engravings are based on paintings by Bernard Picart, Gerard Hoet and Jacob Houbrahen. Each plate has captions below rendered in five languages: Dutch, English, German, Latin, French, English and Hebrew. Accompanying each plate is also two pages of text, this given entirely in Dutch, which goes into greater detail the biblical story depicted in the plate. This work is thus not a bible per se, but rather, a compilation of the major biblical stories, each of which is shown in an elaborate, minutely detailed, often graphic illustration. Two volumes are devoted to the old testament, one, to the new. Of the contributors, the best known today is surely Bernard Picart, whose majesterial "Cérémonies et coutumes religieuses de tous les peuples du monde" was a landmark in a wider understanding of the world's religions and remains to this day a highly prized plate book. A half-title plate in the first volume bears the title of "Figures de la Bible" and is credited to Picart as the publisher, and sited in Amsterdam, 1720. We note one other anomaly: the title page spells "Taferelen", the Dutch word for "scenes", with a single "e" in its last syllable, while elsewhere in the text it is spelled as "Tafereelen". The half brown morocco binding is probaby from the nineteenth century. It remains impressive, notwithstanding some rubbing and minor abrasions. There is scattered light soiling within, and a few very minor corner chips. Overall, a stunning, and special, set.

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         Le Retour de Tendresse ou La Feinte Veritable. Comedie. Par Mr. F.

      Chez Briasson, Paris 1728 - First edition. Text in French. 52pp. Bound in old, but probably later, unprinted wrappers. An ink blot on the inside of the front wrap, slight foxing to the pages, a near fine copy. An Italian-style comedy play. Very scarce. OCLC locates no copies of this edition, and only three copies of a 1729 printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Remarkable Decisions of the Court of Session, from 1716, to 1728. Edinburgh, Ruddiman

      1728 - First Edition. Folio, iv, 287, [1], xxpp, contemporary full calf, edges chafed, rebacked [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         La grande danse macabre des hommes et des femmes, historiée & renouvellée de vieux Gaulois, en langage le plus poli de notre temps. Avec: le débat du corps & de l'ame. La complainte de l'ame damnée. L'exhortation de bien vivre & de bien mourir. La vie du mauvais Antechrist. Les quinze signes du jugement.Troyes, Jean-Antoine Garnier, [1728]. 4to. With 60 woodcuts in text, including 3 repeats, most of them half-page. 19th-century half cloth.

      Oberlé, La Bibl. Bleue, 1; Nisard II, p. 284: "Le plus beau des livres de la Bibliothèque Bleue". 18th-century French chapbook edition of one of the most popular picture books in Europe since the Middle Ages. It depicts two Dances of Death: first the Dance of Death of men of all ranks and professions, followed by the Dance of Death of women of various ranks and stations in life. These Dances of Death were meant to remind people that everybody was mortal however powerful in life, and to warn people to be prepared to die at all moments.Browned throughout, some occasional foxing and a small piece torn from the margin of page 19, not affecting text or illustration. Overall a good copy.

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         Inauguralrede und 3 Dissertationen.

      - CRAMER, Johann Georgius. De Delictis Et Poenis Statvvm Imperii Romano-Germanici . . . 1728 Prim. Ed. Leipzig 1738. 72 S. BALTHASARE, Augustinus - Fischer, Martinus Gustavus. De Pecvnia Fevdali Vulgo: Lehn-Stamm, In Specie Pomeranica. A. 1738. Greifswald o. J. 32 S. FELTZIUS, Johann Henricus. - Cadebsky, Simon Thomas. Ex Historia Henrici Sancti Imp. Rom. Et Francorvm Reges Primae Stirpis. A. 1738. Wittenberg o. J. Titelbl., 1 nn. Bl., XXXVI S. alle kl.-4°, mit Kopfl., tlw. m. Titelblattvign., Init. u. Schlußvign., ungeb., unaufgeschn. Expl., nur eins geh., etwas gebr. u. tlw. fleck., Rd. bzw. Bugst. best. u. staubfl., mit je einem v. alter Hd. beschr. NrSchi. am Titelbl., sowie je zw. kl. FidCommst. verso u. je e. kl. St. a. versch. S.

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         Geestelyke natuurkunde.

      P. Schenk 17281739, Amsterdam - Lederen band, folio cm. Vijftien delen in acht banden. Frontispice door H. Sperling en een mezzotint portret door T. Laub. 760 gravures op 758 pagina's door J.A. Pfeffel. In het eerste deel een tekstpagina met een grote traan; in het tweede deel wat waterschaden in de marge van de bladzijden; in het zevende deel een gesloten traan in een plaat. De pagina's zijn in slechts zeer geringe mate vergeeld en er zijn wat weinig storende imperfecties aan de banden. Met andere woorden een conditioneel goede en complete set. Cond.: zeer goed / very good.

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         Figures de la Bible.

      s-Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt 1728. (titelprent) 129, 7 (titelprent) 70 6 folia. Origineel Leer met ribben, goudbestempeld, groot Folio (Band wat sleets aan de randen, boven- en onderkant rug gerestaureerd, lichte vochtvlek in de bovenste hoek van de eerste paart pagina's. Prentbijbel van Pieter de Hondt, bestaande uit 214 gravures door Gerard Hoet, Arnold Houbraken en Bernard Picart. De prentbijbel bestaat uit 2 titelprenten en 212 gravures waarvan 29 dubbel-paginagroot. Alle gravures hebben een onderschrift in 6 verschillende talen, resp. Hebreeuws, Engels, Duits, Latijn, Frans en Nederlands. Dit betreft een exemplaar met enkel prenten, de prentenserie in combinatie met bijbehorende tekst is bekend als 'Taferelen der voornaamste geschiedenissen van het Oude en Nieuwe Testament, &c.' Het geheel is gebonden in een aantrekkelijke band van bruin leer en rijkelijk versierd met goudopdruk op zowel de platten als de rug met een motief van bloemen en ranken rond een centraal ornament.) Poortman, W.C. (1986). Bijbel en Prent. Deel IIa: Boekzaal van de Nederlandse Prentbijbels, p. 137-145.

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         The Beggar's Opera. As it is Acted at the Theathre-Royal in Lincolns-Inn-Fields.

      Published for John Watts, London 1728 - , [4, blanks] [8, title, table, intro.] 1-76 [4, blanks] pages, A4 (no signiture A1 title) - C4, D8 - G8, H2, the second edition with the music prefixed to each song, title recto reads March 27th, 1728. Just Publish'd, pinted Octavo, the second edition of fifty one new fables in verse [advertisement], vignettes and illustrated initials, contemporary English binding Second Edition , chipping to the head and tail of the spine, light wear at the joints, corners and edges front and back, scratch to the front board approx. 1.5cm in from the fore edge, repairs to the spine, owner inscribed to the recto of the 2nd blank, the binding is holding tight and the contents are clean and the book is in good condition , fine binding, bound in red morocco with gilt ruling, boarder, and ornate central lozenge to the front and rear boards, board edges gilt stamped, five raised bands with gilt decoration and titles to the spine, gilt block edges and marbled end papers Octavo 20 x 13cm Hardback ISBN:

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         Office de la Semaine Sainte en latin & en françois à l'usage de Rome & de Paris. Avec des réflexions et méditations, prières et instructions pour la confession et communion. Dédié à la Reine pour l'usage de sa maison.

      1728 - Paris, Vve Mazières et Garnier, 1728; petit in-8, XXVI + 688pp, reliure plein maroquin bordeaux, plats aux armes, dos à nerfs, titre frappé or, toutes tranches dorées. Bel exemplaire de cette Semaine Sainte. Reliure aux armes de Marie Leszczynska, épouse de Louis XV, reine de France. Superbe page de titre, gravée par Scotin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Histoire du Theatre Italien

      ONT>, 1728 Book. GOOD ONLY. Hardcover. First edition.. A definitive work on Commedia Dell'arte. This is one of the earliest works to depict the history of Italian theatre and Commedia Dell'arte. Title page is dated 1730, which is the second edition. Imprint to the final leaf is dated 1728 with the first edition printer/publisher's details of Pierre Delormel. A second volume of this work was subsequently published in 1731. Originally intended to have an engraved title page and eighteen plates by Francois Joullain depicting the comic actors and their costume. This work is lacking all illustrations. In the original French. Luigi Riccoboni was an Italian actor and theatre writer. He was the director of Comedie-Italienne in Paris from 1716-1731. Prior to this heestablished a commedia dell'arte troupe in the French style in northern Italy. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, rubbed to the extremities and spine. Further rubbing to the joints. Loss to the head and tail of joints. Front hinge and joint are weak andheld by one cord only. Internally, firmlybound. Pages are slightly age toned. Spotting to the first and last few pages. Occasional spots throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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         HOP; ZINZENDORF; OOST-FRIESLAND; EMDEN--- 'Copie de la lettre de mons. Hop a Mons. Le cardinal du 29 Julliet [1728]'. Manuscript, folio, 2 pag.

      Betreft Oos-Friesland, graaf Zinzendorf, Emden etc. Hierbij: 'Remarques des commissaires subdeleguez aux affaires d'Ostfrise sur la resolution des seigneurs Etats Generaux du 9-7-1728'. Manuscript, 9 pag. M9179

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        Mr. JOACHIM RENDORP.

      Stunning portrait of Joachim Rendorp (1728-1792) in an oval. Rendorp was a great personality in Amsterdam at the end of the eighteenth century and he became for five times burgomaster. He was a cultivated man with a keen interest in the arts. In his collection were paintings by Gabriel Metsu, Emanuel de Witte, Nicolaes Berchem and flower still lives by Jan van Huysum. He had himself and his wife portrayed by great artists of the time like Jean-Bapiste Perronneau, Jean-Étienne Liotard and Johann Friedrich August Tischbein from whom portrait the present engraving is copied. This engraving was pressed on satin, which makes this item very special and rare. It might have been a gift to Rendorp himself. It was sold as lot. 1443 by De vries in Amsterdam in 1869 Titled on the bottom: 'MR. JOACHIM RENDORP, / VRIJHEER VAN MARQUETTE, / BURGEMEESTER DER STAD AMSTERDAM enz.' signed below: 'Tischbein pinx. / Rein Vinkeles sculp.' further inscription: 'DE ERVEN MEIJER EN WARNARS excud. met Privilegie.' and on the bottom right: 'Proefdruk'."Etching and engraving on satin, framed; plate mark: ca. 237 x 157, total (frame) 320 x 257 mm; Muller 4455; rare and in stunning conditions, proof print"

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