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         Valerius Catullus Veronensis; et in eum Jo: Antonii Vulpii eloquentiae professoris in gymnasio Patavino novus commentarius locupletissimus.

      ex. Josephus Cominus,, Patavii, 1737 - Cm. 29,5, pp. xl, 608 (4). Frontespizio in rosso e nero con grande vignetta centrale incisa in rame, Testate, capolettera ed armi Volpi al colophon. Legatura strettamente coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti. Esemplare particolarmente fresco e marginoso, stampato su carta di ottima qualità ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Cfr. Federici: "E' già nota ai bibliofili la celebrità di questa pregiatissima ediizione. Il testo è correttissimo, e le note sommamente dette". "Le dotte osservazioni intorno alla mitologia, alle romane antichità, alla poesia, all'arte metrica, e l'eleganza dell'edizione. hanno reso il volume raro e prezioso.". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         ORDENANZAS DE LA ILUSTRE UNIVERSIDAD, Y CASA DE CONTRATACIÓN DE LAM. N. Y M.L. VILLA DE BILBAO. (Insertos sus Reales Privilegios) aprobadas, y confirmadas por el Rey nuestro Señor Don Phelipe Quinto (que Dios guarde) Año de 1737.

      - Reimpresas en Bilbao. Imp. Pedro de Gayangos. A costa de la misma Universidad y Casa de Contratación. Año de 1760. 28x19 cm. 1 lám. grabada con las armas de la Univ. por Joseph Ant. de Rementeria + portada a dos tintas+ 1 folio de Licencia + 385 págs. + 30 folios de Índice. Contiene una portada con ¿Real Provisión del supremo Consejo de Castilla¿.¿ Con pie de imprenta, sigue la misma paginación. Todas las páginas están orladas, grandes márgenes y muy limpio. Pleno pergamino de la época. Firma anterior propietario. # hª España. Ordenanas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         RISPOSTA AD UN LIBELLO FAMOSO INTITOLATO IL DISINGANNO INTORNO ALLA GUERRA DI CORSICA Scoperto da Curzio Tulliano Corso ad un suo amico dimorante sull'isola

      Teodorico Hautt, 1737. Con cui l'autore ha preteso di difendere come lecita la Ribellione di alcuni Corsi Contro la Serenissima Repubblica di Genova 1 vol.- formato in 16°- leg. in piena pergamena-annotazione " Repubblica di Genova " manoscritta al dorso- piccole tracce di tarlo sulla costa -lievi fioriture- prima ed ultima carte bianche rifatte- nel complesso bell'esemplare. RARO Opera pubblicata in forma anonima . autore identificato in Pier Maria Giustiniani , al tempo Vescovo di Sagona e successivamente Vescovo di Ventimiglia.

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         The Historical Register for the Year 1736. As it is Acted at the New Theatre in the Hay-Market. To Which is Added a Very Merry Tragedy, Called Eurydice Hiss'd, or, A Word to the Wise

      J. Roberts, London 1737 - First authorized edition, Cross's second edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. This edition has traditionally been described as the second, following Cross, who terms it "The 2nd edition, though not so named, with many alterations." Cross's first edition, also under the J. Roberts imprint, but with 41 instead of 48 pages, is shown by ESTC to be an Edinburgh piracy by W. Cheyne. It would seem to follow that the genuine London printing is in fact the first edition, a conclusion also reached by Stephen Weissman in his Henry Fielding catalogue (Ximenes Occasional List no. 92, item 6). Regardless of which edition takes precedence, the London printing is relatively common in institutional libraries, while the Edinburgh piracy is a true rarity, with only one institutional copy located at the British Library and the last copy on the market bringing more than $9,000 at Christie's in 2015.The play, a satire on contemporary society and the Walpole government, lead to the passage of the Theatrical Licensing Act of 1737, which censored the stage and limited theatrical performances to Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and the Royal Opera House. Fielding, whose Haymarket Theatre was now outlawed, ended his dramatic career and entered the Middle Temple to begin his law studies. Cross III, p. 301 Side-stitched, in modern plain wrappers. Title and final page dustsoiled, some toning and creasing. In a custom half cloth and card folder First authorized edition, Cross's second edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Valerius Catullus Veronensis; et in eum Jo: Antonii Vulpii eloquentiae professoris in gymnasio Patavino novus commentarius locupletissimus.

      ex. Josephus Cominus, 1737. Cm. 29,5, pp. xl, 608 (4). Frontespizio in rosso e nero con grande vignetta centrale incisa in rame, Testate, capolettera ed armi Volpi al colophon. Legatura strettamente coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti. Esemplare particolarmente fresco e marginoso, stampato su carta di ottima qualità ed in perfetto stato di conservazione. Cfr. Federici: "E' già nota ai bibliofili la celebrità di questa pregiatissima ediizione... Il testo è correttissimo, e le note sommamente dette".... "Le dotte osservazioni intorno alla mitologia, alle romane antichità, alla poesia, all'arte metrica, e l'eleganza dell'edizione... hanno reso il volume raro e prezioso...".

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         Antique Print-RUSSIA-VITUS BERING-STRAIT-D'Anville-1737

      - Antique print, titled: 'Carte Des Pays traverses par le Capne. Beerings depuis la Ville de Tobolsk jusqua'a Kamtschatka' - This is the first printed map to illustrate Vitus Bering's first voyage, representing the first broadly accurate cartography of the Russian Far East. In December 1724, Czar Peter the Great ordered the Danish-born Captain-Commander Vitus Bering (1681-1741) to lead the First Kamchatka Expedition (1725-30), in a effort to consoldate Russia's claims to regions in the Far East. Bering's party set out form St. Petersburg in January 1725, and after a grueling two-year journey, arrived in Okhotsk in Janaury 1727, on the Pacific Coast. The expedition then continued by ship to explore the massive Kamchatka Peninsula that runs down the East Coast of Siberia, and the shorelines beyond up to what is now the western side of the Bering Strait, dividing Asia from North America. As shown on the map, a series of forts, outposts and missions had already been established in the Russian Far East. While Bering's expedition was by no means the first expedition to traverse Russia, it was the first to explore the coast beyond Kamchatka and to properly map the various river systems of the eastern interior of Siberia and to chart much of the Pacific Coast. The present map extends from Tobolsk in the west, the traditional capital of Siberia, all the way eastwards to embrace the Kamchatka Peninsula and the coastlines up to the easternmost point of the Chukchi Peninsula. In between are depicted large stretches of the Ob, Irtysh, and Lena Rivers, their tributaries and Lake Baikal, the World's deepest lake. The coastline, shown from Okhotsk, Russia's gateway the the Pacific (founded 1650), up to the Bering Strait is quite impressively mapped given the difficult circumstances in which Bering operated. The First Kamchatka Expedition was deemed a great success, and the Russian court was highly impressed by the vast distances travelled and the quality of Bering's maps and written reports. Czarina Anna ordered Bering to lead a much larger multi-pronged expedition to the Far East. Although technically known as the Second Kamchatka Expedition (1732-41), this endeavor would have historic and far-reaching implications, as it would be the first expedition to discover and partially map what is now Alaska. It opened the way to the lengthy Russian presence on the Pacific Coast of North America (which would last until 1867), and the great period of exploration of the Pacific Northwest that would include the great names of Cook, Vancouver, Mackenizie and Lewis & Clark. The first edition of this map appeared in Jean-Baptiste Du Halde's Description de la China (Paris, 1735), while the present edition was issued in Paris by the eminent cartographer J.B.B. D'Anville in 1737, which features cartouches added to the map. A critical map relating the exploration of the Russian Far East and the North Pacific. Etching / engraving on hand laid paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D'Anville' after an anonymous artist. Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville (1697-1782) was a geographer and cartographer from France. His fame was established through his historical maps, which shows careful accurate work and are based largely on original research. Condition: Good, given age. A few small unobtrusive spots. Original folds as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-A2-23 The overall size is ca. 22.6 x 13 inch. The image size is ca. 21.1 x 9.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 57.5 x 32.9 cm. The image size is ca. 53.5 x 23.4 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Delle uova e dei nidi degli uccelli. Libro primo [all published] É Aggiunte in fine alcune Osservazioni, con una Dissertazione sopra varie spezie di Cavallette

      Venice, Antonio Bortoli, 1737. First edition of the first work to deal exclusively with birds' eggs and birds' nests, illustrating the eggs of one hundred species, classified into three groups: predatory and non-predatory land birds, and aquatic birds, each with a brief account of the nest, breeding time, and physical features of the eggs. Ginanni had created on his property in Ravenna a garden rich in exotic plants and a "piccolo Museo di cose naturali", containing many of the specimens here engraved. The continuation promised on the title-page never appeared, for the reason (published in the dedication of the author's Opere postume 1755) that "non essendomi riuscito di fare altra sufficiente Raccolta di Uova d'Uccelli".Ginanni , Giuseppe Ravenna 1692 - 1753 Ravenna Delle uova e dei nidi degli uccelli. Libro primo [all published]. Aggiunte in fine alcune Osservazioni, con una Dissertazione sopra varie spezie di Cavallette. Venice, Antonio Bortoli, 1737 quarto, (100) ff. signed A-Z4 Aa-Bb4 (blank Bb4) and paginated (10) 1-130, (2) 1-55 (3), with engraved frontis­piece (included in the registration), three engraved sub-titles, twenty-two plates (of eggs), and eight plates of grasshoppers, by Silvester Pomarede after designs of Andrea Barbiani. provenance Sotheby's, 'Books and Maps', London, 30 October 1989, lot 592 -- Private Collection, Amsterdam Wormtrack in margin of initial quire, otherwise in fine state of preservation. binding contemporary Italian vellum. First edition of 'the first work to deal exclusively with birds' eggs and birds' nests' (Anker), illustrating the eggs of one hundred species, classified (following Aldrovandi's model) into three groups: predatory and non-predatory land birds, and aquatic birds, each with a brief account of the nest, breeding time, and physical features of the eggs. The appended treatise, 'Osservazioni giornali sopra le Cavallette', was the product of more than two years study, and features eight engraved plates of grasshoppers. The book earned for its author an international reputation. 1 [img-2641-left-large_default] Frontispiece engraved by Silvester Pomarede after a drawing by the Ravenna painter Andrea Barbiani (220 × 150 mm platemark) Ginanni created on his property in Ravenna a garden rich in exotic plants, a library of books on natural history, and a 'piccolo Museo di cose naturali', containing many of the specimens here engraved. 2 The continuation promised on the title-page never appeared, for the reason (published in the dedication of the author's Opere postume 1755) that 'non essendomi riuscito di fare altra sufficiente Raccolta di Uova d'Uccelli'. 3 Many interesting details about the genesis of the work and its publication are em­bedded in correspondence between the author and the naturalist Giovanni Bianchi (Iano Planco, 1693-1775) of Rimini. 4 The book was conceived in January 1735 as 'un piccolo tometto' with illustrations after drawings to be supplied by 'Sig. Andrea Barbiani [1708-1779] Pitore buono di Ravenna'. Initially, Ginanni considered Florentine and Venetian printmakers, but advised by a relative, he searched in Rome, and by the end of March 1735 had engaged there 'Silvestro Pomarede [fl. 1736-1768] Franzese'. The programme for the frontispiece was decided immedi­ately; 5 however work on the plates proceeded slowly: the first two matrices were com­pleted in September 1735, and the last was delivered at the beginning of March 1736. Difficulties mean­while had arisen about the licensing of the book and the place of printing was quickly shifted, from Rome to Venice. references Hermann August Hagen, Bibliotheca entomologica. Die Litteratur über das ganze Gebiet der Entomologie (Leipzig 1862), p.304 no. 1; Walther Horn, Index Litteraturae Ento­mologicae. Seria 1, Die Welt-Literatur über die gesamte Entomologie bis inklusive 1863 (Berlin 1928), no. 24867; Casey Wood, Introduction to the literature of vertebrate zoology (London 1931), no. 359; Jean Anker, Bird books and bird art (Copenhagen 1938), p.22 and no. 161; Giuseppe Morazzoni, Il Libro illustrato veneziano del settecento (Milan 1943), p.233; Claus Nissen, Die illustrierten Vogelbücher (Stuttgart 1953), p.42 and no. 1031; Bartolomeo Gamba, Serie dei testi di lingua e di altre opere importanti nella italiana letteratura scritte dal secolo xiv al xix (reprint Bologna 1982), no. 2265; Adriano Ceresoli, Bibliografia delle opere italiane latine e greche su la caccia, la pesca e la cinologia (Bologna 1969), p.559 (title-page reproduced); Rita Giudici, Fonti per la storia dell'agricoltura italiana dalla fine del xv alla metà del xviii secolo: saggio bibliografico (Milan 1995), p.104 no. 874 [img-2642-left-large_default] Specimens in the author's collection 1. G. Ongaro, 'Ginanni (Zinanni), Giuseppe' in Dizionario biografico degli italiani 55 (Rome 2000), pp.5-7; Franco Gàbici, Scienziati di Romagna (Milan 2006), pp.91-95. 2. The collection was bequeathed with a life interest to Giuseppe's two nephews and in perpetu­ity to his alma mater, the Jesuit Collegio dei Nobili di Ravenna; see Francesco Ginanni, Produzioni naturali che si ritrovano nel Museo Ginanni in Ravenna, metodicamente disposte e con annotazioni illustrate (Lucca 1762). 3. 'Al Signor Marchese Scipione Maffei. Giuseppe Ginanni', Opere postume del Conte Giuseppe Ginanni (Venice 1755), folio π2 verso; Paola Delbianco, in Le belle forme della natura: la pittura di Bartolomeo Bimbi (1648-1730) tra scienza e 'maraviglia', catalogue of an exhibition held at the Biblioteca Malatestiana, Cesena, edited by Daniela Savoia and Maria Letizia Strocchi (Modena 2001), pp.147-148. 4. Seventy-eight letters (dated 1730-1752) are in the Fondo Gambetti, Biblioteca Civica Gambalunga, Rimini; excerpts are published by Antonio Montanari, 'Giuseppe di Prospero Zinanni accademico dei Lincei planchiani' in Ravenna, studi e ricerche [Società di studi ravennati] 8 (2001), pp.109-128 (http://digilander.libero.it/monari/spec/ginanni.681.html; link). 5. 'Il frontespizio consiste poi parte in boschereccia, e che vi siano monti, e valle, che verrà ad essere come un paesino. In questo vi sarà una figura grande sedendo la quale rappresento la Investigazione, che va osservando delle uova, e nido, e lì vicino vi sarà un Amoretto, che ce la presenti; nella valle poi vi sarà qualche Uccello aquatico, e sopra li alberi di altra specie, come in terra, cioè in ogni luogo di quella specie, che ivi suole annidare, sopra al già detto crederei facesse buono una fascia nella quale vi fosse scritto il seguente motto ricavato da Vergilio Felix qui potuit verum cognoscere causas' (letter of 25 March 1735, transcribed by Montanari, op. cit., p.116).

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         The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle. Volume VII. January to December 1737

      Edward Cave, London 1737 - ii, 830pp, [xvi]. 1 b/w fold-out plate. Bayntun-Coward binding. Dick Turpin account. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Baynton-Coward binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off Grey hardback quarter-leather cover with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Biblia sacra vulgatae editionis - Bibel Oder Heilige Schrift Deß Alten und Neuen Testaments - 2 Bände. Nach der Uralten / und in Latein gemeinen / auch von der Römisch-Catholischen Kirch bewährten Ubersetzung; Mit Vorgesetztem Lateinischen Text treulich auf jetzige Art zu reden. Zumfünfftenmahl also eingericht von P. Thoma Aq. Erhard S. Benedicti Ordens, kommet zu dieserm fünfften Druck ein nutzliches Erklärungs-Buch und bequeme Anleitung wie die Heilige Schrift zu verstehen und zu gebrauchen.

      Augsburg, Anton Maximilian Heiß für Johann Strötter, 1737 - 14 Blatt, 905, 732 Seiten, 16 Blatt 6 Bünde, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, Rotschnitt, zweisprachig Deutsch - Lateinisch, Kanten stärker berieben, Einband vorne und einige Seiten mit kleinem Wurmschaden, sonst guter Zustand. la Gewicht in Gramm: 8550 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Beschryvinge van Egipte behelzende verscheide keurige aanmerkingen over de oude en hedendaagsche aardrykskunde (.) opgesteld volgens de aanteekeningen van den Hr. De Maillet, ouden consul van Vrankryk te Cairo, door den abt Le Mascrier. 2 delen in 1 band, 's-Gravenhage, Beauregard, 1737.

      - 4°, gebonden in geheel perkamenten band uit de tijd, 20+(2)+356+(2)+363+(9) pag. Geillustreerd met portret van De Maillet, uitvouwbare kaart van Egypte en 7, deels uitvouwbare, gravures. A complete item with the portrait of De Maillet, expandable map of Egypt and seven (expandable) engraving of for instance Mikias, Balzem van Matarea, Interior of a Pyramid, a mummy and a put der Mumien. Some minor brown spot, but further a good copy. B2074

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         Allegazione

      In Banca del Mag. Francesco Cenatiempo, 1737. ITALIANO 1,15 Interessante raccolta di documenti privati e procedure civili da collocarsi alla seconda metà del '700, dato l'oggetto l'opera si può definire ad personam ed ipotizzarne l'unicità, edizione ancipite e priva di riferimenti cronologici al frontespizio, legatura a tutta pergamena con titoli manoscritti al dorso, nota manoscritta al piatto anteriore, coperta con abrasione e scurimento progressivo, al dorso lieve usura, al piatto posteriore residuo di colore rosso e macchioline brune, taglio annerito e frastagliato, fioriture tra le pagine, ogni raccolta ha un proprio frontespizio che ci fornisce notizie circa il singolo intestatario dell'allegazione ed il contesto geografico, seppur ancipite l'edizione è provvista di diverse marche tipografiche a carattere figurato-allegorico, affianco alla prima troviamo firma di appartenenza manoscritta, ricorrenti capilettera su sfondo paesaggistico-architettonico e filigranate in cornice geometrica ed elaborate testatine decorate e figurate, testo su colonna con note dattilografate a margine e a piè di pagina, diffuse annotazioni manoscritte tra le pagine, pagine lievemente imbarcate, legatura in octavo, segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami USATO

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         The Historical Register for the Year 1736. As it is Acted at the New Theatre in the Hay-Market. To Which is Added a Very Merry Tragedy, Called Eurydice Hiss'd, or, A Word to the Wise

      London: J. Roberts, 1737. First authorized edition, Cross's second edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. Side-stitched, in modern plain wrappers. Title and final page dustsoiled, some toning and creasing. In a custom half cloth and card folder. First authorized edition, Cross's second edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. This edition has traditionally been described as the second, following Cross, who terms it "The 2nd edition, though not so named, with many alterations." Cross's first edition, also under the J. Roberts imprint, but with 41 instead of 48 pages, is shown by ESTC to be an Edinburgh piracy by W. Cheyne. It would seem to follow that the genuine London printing is in fact the first edition, a conclusion also reached by Stephen Weissman in his Henry Fielding catalogue (Ximenes Occasional List no. 92, item 6). Regardless of which edition takes precedence, the London printing is relatively common in institutional libraries, while the Edinburgh piracy is a true rarity, with only one institutional copy located at the British Library and the last copy on the market bringing more than $9,000 at Christie's in 2015. The play, a satire on contemporary society and the Walpole government, lead to the passage of the Theatrical Licensing Act of 1737, which censored the stage and limited theatrical performances to Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and the Royal Opera House. Fielding, whose Haymarket Theatre was now outlawed, ended his dramatic career and entered the Middle Temple to begin his law studies. Cross III, p. 301

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         Narrinnen-spiegel, vertoonende Natuurelyk en Figuurelyk den Aardt, Levenswyze en gebreeken der gebrekkige vroutjes enz. alle den geenen, die genegen zyn dezelve te verbeeteren, voorgehouden

      Amsterdam: By de Janssoons van Waesberge, 1737. Very Good. 12mo. Volume One only. 335,[7]pp. 25 engravings including frontispiece (complete). Woodcut vignettes. Half calf and speckled papercovered boards woth red morocco spine label gilt, raised bands. Tear along the margin of the plate impression on Plate [10], joints a bit worn, but still a tight, very good copy. Treatise holding up a mirror to the vanities and eccentricities of women influenced by Sebastian Brant's Narrenschiff (Ship of Fools) by a popular Decalced Augustinian monk and preacher, son of a tavernkeeper known for his humor and eccentricity. A second volume was published in 1743.

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         L?art de conserver les DENTS. Ouvrage utile & nécessaire, non seulement aux jeunes Gens, qui se destinent à la Profession de Dentiste, mais encore à toutes les personnes qui veulent avoir les dents belles & nettes.

      P. G. Le Mercier, Paris 1737 - In-12 de XII 161 pp. 3 ff.n.ch., veau brun de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre, tranches rouges. Bel exemplaire de cette édition originale (Wellcome III,108). Ouvrage divisé en trois parties : - De la physiologie des Dents. Des maladies des dents. Des moyens de conserver les dents en bon état. "Je donne ce traité au Public? Les moyens que j?indique pour conserver les dents ne sont point bornés aux Remèdes avec lesquels on pourra nettoyer les Dents & en soutenir la beauté. J?entre aussi dans le détail de tout ce qui convient de faire pour les nettoyer, les séparer les unes des autres?, les arracher, les replacer dans une autre bouche, & en substituer d?artificielles ; de sorte que ceux qui se destinent à la Profession pourront profiter des lumières que l?expérience de quarante années m?a acquise. Et tous les particuliers, les Chefs de Famille et les communautés y trouveront des secours propres à adoucir la douleur des Dents, à remédier à leurs Maladies, & conserver les dents des jeunes personnes qu?on a confié à leurs soins". [Attributes: First Edition]

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         EL REY. POR QUANTO CONVINIENDO À MI SERVICIO TENER NOTICIA INDIVIDUAL DE LOS REMATES DE RAMOS DE RENTAS DE MI REAL HACIENDA.[caption title].

      [Madrid. 1737]. - Broadside, 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Dbd. Maltese cross printed at head of head of title. Accomplished in manuscript at Aranjuez, Spain on May 22, 1737, signed by Simon Alonso de la Torre, with additional contemporary manuscript notations. Manuscript inscription on verso (see below). Two- inch slit on left side of recto, not affecting text. A very good copy. A rare broadside proclamation by Philip V, King of Spain, demanding that news of all business closings and information regarding revenues in the viceroyalties of Peru and New Spain be transmitted to the Council of the Indies. Printed in Madrid and distributed to royal officials in both Spain and the New World, the document is addressed to the viceroys, officials of the treasury, and other officials whose duties are concerned with executing this order. This copy, accomplished at Aranjuez on May 22, 1737, is signed by Simon Alonso de la Torre as representative of the King of Spain with the inscription, "Yo el Rey." A manuscript note on the verso, written in the city of Santiago de Chile on Nov. 14, 1738, describes the distribution of this copy and reiterates the content of the printed broadside. A rare broadside concerned with royal finances in both the viceroyalties of Peru and New Spain, with a contemporary manuscript inscription recording the enforcement of the proclamation. Not in Medina BHA, nor on OCLC.

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         De Antiquitate, & situ Calabriae libri quinque. Nunc primum ex authographo [sic] rstituti, ac per capita distributi. Cum animadversionibus Sertorii Quatrimanni patricii Consentini necnon prolegomenis, additionibus & notis Thomae Aceti Academici Consentini. Quibus accedit Dissertatio Petri Polidori Frentani qua Bruttii a calumnia de inlatis Jesu Christo D. N. tormentis & morte vindicantur.

      Rome, Gieronimo Mainardi 1737 - in-folio, XLVIII-474 pp., avec deux cartes dépliantes, demi-veau havane, dos lisse orné de filets et caissons dorés, tranches mouchetées (reliure du XIXe s.). Dos insolé. Seconde édition de cet ouvrage fort peu commun. Le modeste érudit Gabriele Barrio (1510-1575), natif de Francica (province de Catanzaro) - et non pas franciscain comme l'ont écrit certains bibliographes pressés ou myopes - avait donné en 1571 la première version de cette histoire de Calabre, qui fut d'emblée considérée en Italie comme une oeuvre majeure, d'autant qu'elle comblait un vide historiographique absolu ; mais il avait préparé sous forme de manuscrit une édition corrigée qui ne vit pas le jour en raison de la mort soudaine de l'auteur, mais qui était rendue nécessaire en raison des nombreuses fautes de l'originale. Il fallut donc attendre le début du XVIIIe siècle et la découverte du manuscrit par Tommaso Aceti (1687-1749), évêque de Lacedonia, pour qu'en fût donnée une impression définitive. Il faudra curieusement attendre 1971 pour qu'en soit donnée une première traduction italienne. Brunet, 25801. Cf. Scalamandre (Gaetano) : I viaggi di Gabriele Barrio in Calabria. Reggio Calabria, Franco Mariano, 1996.

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         Old Mother Grim's Tales, found in an old manuscript, dated 1527. Never before published. Decade I.

      London: [i.e. Edinburgh?], printed, and sold by the Booksellers in London and Westminster. 1737. 1737 / 1738 - xii, 88pp. 8vo. WITH: Decadem Alteram, ex probatissimis auctoribus, in usum juventutis linguæ latinæ . subjunxit Jodocus Grimmus. Londini [Edinburgh?], impensis editoris, & prostat venalis apud bibliopolas Londinenses & Westmonasterienses. 1738. 63, [1]p. 8vo. The author's name identified in an early hand, long note on first titlepage verso. Disbound. From the Library of Douglas Grant. ESTC T91400, Foxon p.458, and ESTC T91387, BL, NLS, Oxford; Huntington, Lilly, UCLA, Illinois, Yale. Several of the identities represented by initials have been written in, a few of the anonymous contributors are also named. William Meston, 1688?-1845, was a Scottish poet and tutor who was patronised by the Keith family (Earldom of Marischa) and was the regent of Marischal College. During the Jacobite uprising in 1715, Meston joined the his patrons in support of Charles Edward Stuart - the Young Pretender. As a result the family lost their title and Meston lost his professorship at Marischal College and had to go into hiding until the Act of Indemnity was passed. It was during this period that he composed these humorous verses, written for the amusement of his companions in exile.

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         Horace His Ode to Venus. Lib. IV. Ode I.

      London: Printed for J. Wright, and sold by J. Roberts, 1737 - Folio, 20th century maroon half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. Parallel English and Latin texts. One of Pope's Hor An imitation of an ode by Horace in which the poet reflects on his advancing age and urges Venus to leave him be: 'Ah spare me Venus! let me, let me rest! / I am not now, alas, the man / as in the gentle Reign of My Queen Anne." Edges a little rubbed; fine, large copy. Griffith 443; Foxon P-896; NCBEL II, 507 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Osservazioni letterarie che possono servir di continuazione al Giornal de' Letterati d'Italia.In Verona, dalla stamperia di Jacopo Vallarsi , 1737-40.

      In Verona, dalla stamperia di Jacopo Vallarsi 1737-40 - Sei volumi di cm. 18, pp. xxiv, 358 (2); 379 (1); 324; 392 (2); (6) 405 (1); (6) 454. Con 22 belle tavole finemente incise f.t. (anche ripiegate), alcune incisioni n.t., medaglioni ai frontespizi, testatine e bei capilettera. Legatura verosimilmente ottocentesca in cartonato rigido con traccia di tasselli preesistenti al dorso, andati perduti. Firma di possesso alle sguardie. Sporadiche fioriture e macchiette sparse, qualche trascurabile alone, lievi segni di matita limitati al primo frontespizio. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Scipione Maffei (1675-1755) fondò il Giornale de" Letterati d"Italia insieme a Zeno e Vallisnieri nel 1710 (periodico che ebbe tra i collaboratori anche Muratori e Vico) e l"opera continuò tra il 1737 ed il 1740 con la pubblicazione di queste importanti Osservazioni letterarie che presentano decine di capitoli autonomi e monografici. Questi i principali argomenti trattati: osservazioni astronomiche di numerosi scienziati, recensioni di opere a stampa, scoperte scientifiche, memorie storiche, antiche iscrizioni, le comete, l"Aurora Boreale, monumenti antichi, gli Etruschi (l"intero quarto tomo) i marmi antichi, le lucerne, notizie su Corfù, descrizioni di eclissi, , notizie intorno ad Archimede, saggi sulle lingue antiche, ecc. Edizione originale, rarissima da trovarsi completa di tutti i volumi e di tutte le tavole. Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Reliquiae manuscriptorum omnis aevi diplomatum ac monumentorum ineditorum adhuc.

      1737 - T. XI i XII (z 12-tu). Francofurti et Lipsiae 1737-41. (19,5 x 12 cm), s. 30, 640; k.[1], s. 132, 647, [70], 2 frontispisy, 2 miedzioryty tyt., opr. kart. z epoki. (Estr. T. 21). Ślady zawilg. i zaplam., otarcia oprawy. Stan dobry. Tom XI i XII oferujemy razem albowiem oba tomy połączono obszernymi (stron 70), dwoma indeksami zamieszczonymi w tomie XII-tym. "Wiele tu dokumentów nas zajmujących", jak T. XI: Chronicon Bohemiae ad a. 1300. Na str. 295: De prutenis fidem Christianam per Bremo percipientibus. De gestis Cunegundis (s. 292). De adeptione regni Poloniae per Wenceslaum (s. 332). Lithuani a Johanne bello impetiti (s. 377). Polonia unde dicta (s. 130). Moraviae subjecta (151). Bohemiae tributaria (s. 155- 291). Poloniae principum privilegium (str. 326). Silesia pars Poloniae (s. 326). Varsoviensium gens (s. 183). Vladislaus dux Poloniae (s. 233). Dux Siradiae (s. 340). Wratislavia Polonia concessa (s. 203); T. XII: Syllabus diplomatum de foro appellationum Goerlizii et Zittauii civitatum (str. 555-634; Pomeraniae Ducatum. (str. 625-631) i wiele in. Johann Peter von Ludewig (1668-1743), niemiecki prawnik i historyk. Rzadkie. VOLUMES 11 AND 12 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         EL REY. POR QUANTO CONVINIENDO À MI SERVICIO TENER NOTICIA INDIVIDUAL DE LOS REMATES DE RAMOS DE RENTAS DE MI REAL HACIENDA...[caption title]

      [Madrid, 1737. Broadside, 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches. Dbd. Maltese cross printed at head of head of title. Accomplished in manuscript at Aranjuez, Spain on May 22, 1737, signed by Simon Alonso de la Torre, with additional contemporary manuscript notations. Manuscript inscription on verso (see below). Two-inch slit on left side of recto, not affecting text. A very good copy. A rare broadside proclamation by Philip V, King of Spain, demanding that news of all business closings and information regarding revenues in the viceroyalties of Peru and New Spain be transmitted to the Council of the Indies. Printed in Madrid and distributed to royal officials in both Spain and the New World, the document is addressed to the viceroys, officials of the treasury, and other officials whose duties are concerned with executing this order. This copy, accomplished at Aranjuez on May 22, 1737, is signed by Simon Alonso de la Torre as representative of the King of Spain with the inscription, "Yo el Rey." A manuscript note on the verso, written in the city of Santiago de Chile on Nov. 14, 1738, describes the distribution of this copy and reiterates the content of the printed broadside. A rare broadside concerned with royal finances in both the viceroyalties of Peru and New Spain, with a contemporary manuscript inscription recording the enforcement of the proclamation. Not in Medina BHA, nor on OCLC.

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         A compleat collection of English proverbs; also the most celebrated proverbs of the Scotch, Italian, French, Spanish, and other Languages . To which is added . a collection of English words not generally used. With, their significations and original, in two alphabetical catalogues.

      J. Torbuck, London 1737 - Third (and best) edition, 2 volumes in 1, pp. viii, 319, [1], [12], [13]-150, [2] ads; woodcut ornaments in text; full contemporary paneled calf neatly rebacked; good and sound, or better. Keynes 12; Lowndes, 2055.

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         HISTORIA DE LAS CUEVAS DE SALAMANCA

      - Historia de las cuevas de Salamanca, d'el caballero Impressión nueva, mejorada por su author; i dedicada por el mismo a la Real Academia de Madrid.- Salamanca, Antonio Joseph Villargordo, 1737; en 8º pergamino de la época, rotulado en el lomo, 16 hh. - 426 pp. - 16 pp. Palau nº 33690. La primera edición es de 1733. Buen estado de conservación. La Cueva de Salamanca es un enclave legendario de la ciudad de Salamanca donde, según la tradición popular, impartía clase el Diablo. Dicha cueva se corresponde con lo que fue la cripta de la ahora inexistente iglesia de San Cebrián. El escritor portugués Francisco Botello de Moraes recrea la tradición en su obra Historia de las cuevas de Salamanca (1734), en la que sitúa en la Cueva a dos personajes mágicos: la Madre Celestina y una demonesa, Mariálvara, con cuerpo de mujer y patas de cabra.

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         LA THÉORIE ET LA PRATIQUE DE LA COUPE DES PIERRES ET DES BOIS, pour la construction des voutes et autres Parties des Bâtimens Civils & Militaires, ou TRAITÉ DE STÉRÉOTOMIE À L'USAGE DE L'ARCHITECTURE. [3 volumes].

      1737 - Strasbourg, Doulsseker [&] Paris, Guérin, 1737-39. Trois volumes in-quarto (208 X 261 mm) basane fauve marbrée, dos cinq nerfs filetés, caissons dorés ornés, large palette en queue, pièce de titre maroquin grenat, tomaison dorée, coupes et coiffes ornées, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Tome I : frontispice gravé, (6) ff. de titre, avertissement, errata et épitre, XVI-424 pages, 27 planches dépliantes - Tome II : (10) ff. de titre, avertissement, errata et table, 503 pages, 42 planches (n°28 à 69) - Tome III : (1) f. de titre, 417 pages, 45 planches (n°70 à 114), (7) ff. de table, avertissement, errata - 65 pages, (1) f. d'errata, (1) f. blanc. Cernes de mouillures et rousseurs éparses, tout à fait acceptables, coiffes du tome III restaurées. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce MONUMENTAL TRAITÉ en trois volumes qui comporte 114 PLANCHES gravées dépliantes. À la fin du troisième tome se trouve un essai de 65 pages, avec un titre propre, intitulé "Dissertation sur les ordres d'architecture." Amédée-François FRÉZIER (1682-1773), ingénieur militaire, explorateur, botaniste, navigateur et cartographe français, rédigea cet ouvrage durant son séjour de 1728 à 1739 à Landau, ville dont il répara ces fortifications. Ce sont ces travaux qui lui suggérèrent l'idée de composer ce remarquable ouvrage par la méthode, celle de Desargues, pour qui l'auteur avait une grande admiration, et par les applications nouvelles qu'il en fit à une foule de questions de géométrie pratique, telles que le développement sur un plan des surfaces coniques ou cylindriques et de leurs sections planes, l'étude des intersections des surfaces sphériques, cylindriques et coniques entre elles, la représentation des courbes à double courbure par leur projection sur des plans, etc. Ces recherches de Frézier préludaient à la naissance de la géométrie descriptive et n'y ont pas été inutiles. BEL EXEMPLAIRE, conservé dans sa reliure d'époque de toute fraicheur. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Den Berømmelige Norske Handel-Stad Bergens Beskrivelse.

      1737 1737 - Kbhvn.: Trykt udi Hans Kongl. Majestæts og Universit. Bogtrykkerie, af J.J. Høpffner 1737. [8] + 311 s. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt helskind med farvet titelfelt og rig rygforgyldning. Eksemplaret har tidligere tilhørt bl.a. Carl S. Petersen. * Første udgaven. Side 201 findes et halvtitelblad: Bergens Beskrivelses Anden PART. Bogen er skrevet på grundlag af et manuskript af Edvard Edvardsen, som var rektor ved Bergens Latinskole. Han levede 1630-95, og Holberg har redigeret hans optegnelser og tilføjet adskillige nye afsnit, især om udviklingen i de senere 70 år. Bergen var Holbergs fødeby, og det var en hjertesag for ham at lave denne beskrivelse.Ehrencron-Müller I, 251. Johansen 18.

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         Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliotheque de feu Messire Bernard Couet, Chanoine de Notre-Dame, Grand Vicaire de M. l'Archevéque de Paris, & Abbé de Fontmorigni. Dont la vente se fera en détail, le Lundi 14. Janvier 1737. & jours suivans…

      3 p.l., viii, 294 pp., [26] leaves. Small 8vo, cont. mottled calf (well-rebacked with the orig. spine laid-down), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: J. Barois, 1737. The very uncommon sale catalogue of the library of Couet (1669-1736), canon of Notre Dame cathedral. He knew Latin, Greek, and Hebrew and formed a library particularly rich in history and belles-lettres. 3454 lots, priced throughout in a contemporary hand. Apart from being the sale catalogue of a distinguished collection, it has, to the best of my knowledge, the additional distinction of being the only one whose owner was assassinated. Abbé Couet (1666-1736), Vicar General to Cardinal Noailles, Archbishop of Paris, was, like his master, involved in the labyrinthine controversies concerning Jansenism and the famous Bull "Unigenitus Dei Filius." Accused of having persuaded the Cardinal of abandoning orthodox Jansenism, he was murdered in the courtyard of the Archbishopric by a hatter named Lefebvre, who was, of course, broken on the wheel alive. "Couet avait une bibliothèque importante, de 3,454 numéros, qui fut mise en vente après sa mort. Il a été mis en scène par Voltaire dans le 'Diner du comte de Boulainvilliers'."-D.B.F. Very nice copy. ❧ Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Books Auctions…1643-1830, 40. Peignot, p. 91.

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         Praxis criminalis ad Theoricam accommodata circa modum fabricandi Processus Crim

      Ex Typog.Ven. Cappellae SS.mi Sacramenti 1737 - Buono stato. Legatura in piena pergamena coeva macchiata e leggermente rovinata. Titolo manoscritto nel dorso. Dorso rovinato e con piccola mancanza nel margine inferiore. Copertina in parte staccata dall'interno. Timbro al frontespizio. Interno ottimamente conservato. GIURISPRUDENZA. Testo in latino. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         HINAGATA OTOWA NO TAKI Chu^

      1737 - [DESIGN - HIINAGATABON] Nonomura Chubei, artist. HINAGATA OTOWA NO TAKI Chu. [Kyoto, Genbun 2 [1737] 26.7 x 18.2 cm. 38 full page b+w printed kimono designs. There is a copy in the National Diet Library, that copy was shown at the TREASURES BY RIMPA MASTERS exhibition shownat the Heiseikan in Tokyo in 2008 for the 350 year anniversary of Ogata Korin's birth. There is another incomplete copy in Japan, as well as a copy at the MFA in Boston. Original covers and remains of a title label. Fairly clean, a bit of worming. Good impressions. Volume two, only, of three published.

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         Relation des deux rebellions arrivees a Constantinople en MDCCXXX et XXXI, dans la deposition d'Achmet III. et l'elevation au trone de Mahomet V: Composee sur des memoires originaux recus de Constantinople.

      Jean Neaulme The Hague 1737 - First edition, first issue. Small 8vo, [iv], 164, [viii (ads)]pp., title printed in red and black with engraved device, small stain to title, light waterstain to inner upper margin, bound in recent green morocco backed marbled boards, spine gilt lettered. This account describes two rebellions which broke out during the unsettled period following the victories of Nadir Kuli Khan of Persia against Turkey during September 1730. On the 20th of that month a minor riot of seventeen janissaries developed into an insurrection. Achmet III abdicated in favour of Mahmoud I, his nephew, but for some two months Constantinople was in a state of unrest. The second rebellion was an "anti-coup", with the janissary Patona rebelling against Mahmoud. Patona and his men were eventually overthrown. The author of this Relation remains unknown. The first issue has the title printed in red and black as here. Atabey 1026; Blackmer 1407. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         \"Badensis in Argovia, Castellum et oppidum, Sedes Habsburgica\". Blick von einer Anhöhe über die Limmat auf die Stadt Baden.

       Kupferstich von Jos. Schmutzer, nach \"Johann Heinrich Meyer von Winterthur delin\", 1737, 32,5 x 44,5 cm. Aus: M. Herrgott, \"Genealogiae ... Habsburgicae\". - Links oben Titelkartusche. Sehr schönes, gut erhaltenes, breitrandiges Blatt mit Mittelbug. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Schweiz

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief). An Graf Einsiedel (d. i. Detlev Carl Graf von Einsiedel, 1737-1810) in Dresden: "Uw. Excellenz äußersten in einem Schreiben[,] womit Hochdieselben mich unter d. 30sten May d. J. beehrten, daß Sie daß Sie den in meiner Reise durch Holstein bey Flotbeck [sic] erwähnten Smallischen Pflug, der größtentheils von massiven Eisen ist, zu erhalten wünschten. Die von mir bestelleten sind nun endlich angekommen und zwar einer mehr, als ich nothwendig brauche. Theils um Ew. Excellenz meine Verehrung zu bezeugen, theils weil ich glaube, daß er auf Hochdero Eisenhütten am besten nachgegossen und so durch Deutschland am leichtesten verbreitet werden könne [.], biete ich ihn Ew. Excellenz vor allen andern an [.]". - Mit stärkeren Randläsuren und etwas eingerissen

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         Dichttaferelen, bestaende in Hofgedichten, Zinnebeelden, en Zedezangen

      Te Maessluis: by Hendrik van Damme, Janszoon, 1737. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. 224pp. Contemporary vellum. Lovely art nouveau-style bookplate of John H. Vanderpoel, and two owner names, small stains, small remnant of a paper label on the spine, a nice, very good copy. Poetry. OCLC locates six copies (under two different entries), all in the Netherlands.

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         A dissertation concerning the present state of the high roads of England, especially of those near London. Wherein is propos'd a new method of repairing and maintaining them. Read before the Royal Society the twenty-seventh day of January and the third day of February, 1736-7.

      London printed: and sold by L. Gilliver and J. Clarke; J. Stephens; and J. Roberts 1737 - 8vo., 8 engraved plates (of which one is folding), (16) + 62pp., wanting the advertisement leaf, the title-page just a little soiled, rebound in old-style marbled boards with printed spine label. A very good copy. First edition: scarce. Skempton (British Civil Engineering 1640-1840: a bibliography>. 1987], 1071. Kress 4350. Goldsmiths 7537. Hanson 5107. McCulloch p.199. [See also, e.g. Gregory, The story of the road>, pp.207-211 and Sidney & Beatrice Webb, The story of the King's highway>, 1920, pp.132-3]. This is a complete and practical treatise on road-making at a period when inland transport relied almost wholly on badly maintained roads together with a few navigable rivers, one or two early canals, and a plethora of coastal traffic. The plates are remarkably good, illustrating as they do in some detail cross sections of various geological and geophysical hazards and their proposed solutions, some illustrated with a cart or coach poised at precarious angles. Later figures illustrate some of the road problems and their solutions in and close to London (Acton Road, Grosvenor Street, Hide [sic] Park, the Parade in St. James's Park, roads in Hamstead and Highgate, and Tyburn Road). Phillips was responding to the 'general complaint' about the awful state of the roads, especially those near London. 'Those that frequently travel have a double reason to complain; first, as they pay a great deal of money to the turnpikes; and then, as they find the roads daily grow worse'. Waggoners and stage-coachmen were fed up: 'nothing but the necessity of their affairs makes them bear with so much dust, or dirt, or stops, as they are sure to meet with on the roads'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Charge of J[ustice] P[age] to the Grand Jury of M[iddlesex], on Saturday May 22, 1736

      London 1737 - Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, attractive An artful and well-deserved satire of Sir Francis Page, known as 'the hanging judge' by his contemporaries, singled out in universal disapproval by Pope both in the 'Dunciad' and his 'Imitations of Horace', by Henry Fielding, and by Dr. Johnson [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Dichttaferelen, bestaende in Hofgedichten, Zinnebeelden, en Zedezangen

      Te Maessluis: by Hendrik van Damme, Janszoon, 1737. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. 224pp. Contemporary vellum. Lovely art nouveau-style bookplate of John H. Vanderpoel, and two owner names, small stains, small remnant of a paper label on the spine, a nice, very good copy. Poetry. OCLC locates six copies (under two different entries), all in the Netherlands.

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         OLD MOTHER GRIM'S TALES, Found in an old Manuscript, dated 1527. Never before published. Decade I.

      London [Edinburgh]. Printed and Sold by the Booksellers in London and Westminster. 1737. xii, 88 pages. Bound in relatively recent full plain, untitled calf. Octavo. First edition. Some marking and light soiling throughout; title-page loosening at joint; else very good. These ten tales were written for the amusement of his fellow Jacobites by William Meston whilst in hiding after the first Rebellion of 1715. A volume of his collected works, including Old Mother Grim's Tales, was published in Edinburgh in1767.

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         "RENESSE, VAN; VAN WIJNBERGEN--- Genealogia Renesseorum generosissimae Familiae Anno 1737, per Wynandum Maximilianum Jacobum de Renesse. Titel van een manuscript in 4°, gebonden in geheel perkament uit de tijd.".

      De genealogie Van Renesse bestaat uit ca. 240 pag. Daarna volgt: 'Genealogia illustris sturpis et antiqua nobilitatis Familia a Wijnbergen, descripta anno 1737', ca. 40 pag. N.B.: Jan Peter van Renesse huwde 1713 met Judith van Wijnbergen, dochter van Koenraad van Wijnbergen en Hendrica G. van Dedem. In het boek enkele losse bijlagen, met aantekeningen tot 1771 en een getekend wapen Coljar.M11623

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         Verhandlung der Venus-Seuche und deren Genesung. Aus dem Lateinischen ins Teusche übersetzet und mit einer Vorrede vermehret duch Johanem Timmium, Bremensem M.D. und Practicum.

      Bremen, Bey Nathanael Saurmann, gedruckt bey Hermann Christoph Jani, des Gymnasii Buchdr., 1737, Kl.8, (11 Bl.), 334 (i.e. 234) pp., Titelbl. in Rot- u. Schwarzdruck, im schönen alten Pappband mit feinem Rückenschildchen und Rückenvergold. Seltene erste Deutsche Ausgabe übersetzt von dem Bremer Arzt Johann Timme (1690-1738). Hermann Boerhaave (31.12.1668-23.09.1738), "der weltberühmte Professor zu Leyden, las nacheinander über Methodologie, Physiologie, allgmeiene und specielle Pathollogie, chirurgie, Ophthalmologie, Arzneimittellehrem Chemie, Botanik und, eingehender als es zu seiner Zeit an den Universitäten üblich war, über die venerischen Krankheiten, und zwar vor einem Auditorium, welches sich aus aller Herren Länden um den gefeierten Arzt versammelte. Er hatte sich mehr als vier Jahrzehnte mit der Heilung dieser Krankheiten beschäftig."Der "Tractatus medicus de lue venerea", ein umfangreicher Kommentar zur berühmten Schrift des Lusinus "De morbo gallico" (Venedig 1567), war 1728 in Leiden erschienen, wiederum herausgegeben von Boerhaaves Schülern. La Mettrie übersetzte ihn ins Französische und publizierte 1735 begleitend eine Abhandlung "Sur l'origine, la nature, et la cure de les maladies véneriennes". Eine erste deutsche Ausgabe erschien 1737 in Bremen, übersetzt und mit Vorrede von J. Timmius. In dieser Übersetzung waren die Thesen von Julien Offray de la Mettrie (25. 12.1709-11.11.1751) eingearbeitet. La Mettie ein Schüler Boerhaave's, besser bekannt als Philosoph, Wortführer des Materialismus und Günstling Friedrich des Großen, zeigt sich "ziemlich belesen" .. " und im "Allgemeinen stimmt La Mettrie mit den Theorien seines Lehrers überein." Proksch Lindeboom Nr.368

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         Opera omnia ex Jani Cornarii versione una cum Jo. Marinelli commentariis ac Petri Matthaei Pini indice. 3 in 2 Bdn.

      Venetiis, ex Typographia Radiciana Veneunt apud Christophorum Zane, 1737-39, Folio (355 x 244 mm), (70), 516 (4), 376 (12), 506 pp., 1 Portrait, 2 Pergamenteinbände der Zeit. "Schöne Ausgabe in 3 Bänden, im ersten Janus Conarius Uebersetzung, im zweiten Marinelli's Commentar, im dritten des Pinius Index". Wurde dann später auch in die Haller'sche Sammlung aufgenommen." Choulant, p.25.Cat. Wellcome Medical Library",III, p. 269 - Celli "Bibl. Hipocratica",2841 - Choix de Olschki,VII,8862: "Belle edition" - Brunet,III,172: "La version latine d'Hippocrate de Cornarius qui parut pour la premiere fois a' Bale, chez Froben, en 1546, a efface' celle de Fabius Calvus. La presse l'a souvent reproduite en differents formats.. mais la meilleures est celle de Venise, 1737-39 avec l'excellent index de P.M. Pinus".

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         Het leven van Frederik Henrik, prins van Oranje, beschreven door ******. 2 vols. The Hague, O. en P. van Thol, 1737.

      Half leather, old ex-library stickers on top of spine. Good copies, nice set. 18+597+(19)+672+(16) pag. Illustrated with 10 folding engravings by B. Picart. B0153.

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         Beschryvinge van Egipte behelzende verscheide keurige aanmerkingen over de oude en hedendaagsche aardrykskunde (...) opgesteld volgens de aanteekeningen van den Hr. De Maillet, ouden consul van Vrankryk te Cairo, door den abt Le Mascrier. 2 delen in 1 band, , 216, , Beauregard, 1737.

      4°, gebonden in geheel perkamenten band uit de tijd, 20+(2)+356+(2)+363+(9) pag. Geillustreerd met portret van De Maillet, uitvouwbare kaart van Egypte en 7, deels uitvouwbare, gravures.

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        "Nagelaten gedichten. Rotterdam, Jakob Burgvliet, 1753-1764. [3 delen] [Deze drie delen vormen een vijfdelige, uniform gebonden set met het andere werk van Smits: 'Gedichten' [L3357a] en 'Israëls Baäl".

      "4º: [*] 2 2* 4 (-2*4, blanco?) A-2Z 4 (-2Z4), gepag.: [10] 358 [8] pp.; [*] 2 ([*]2+pi1) A-3A 4 3B 2 (-3B2, blanco?), gepag.: [6] 369 [7] pp.; [*]2 A-2D 4 (A)-(F) 4 2E 2, gepag.: [4] 202 [10] 47 [5] pp., met drie identieke gegraveerde titelvignetten door J. Punt, 1737, naar D. van Nymegen, en in het derde deel een gegraveerd portret van Smits door P. Tanjé naar D. van Nymegen met een 6-regelig bijschrift van S. Feitama. In eerste deel katern 2X abusievelijk achter 2Y gebonden. Uniform in half leer gebonden vijfdelige set, geribde ruggen met goudstempels en titelschildje, gedrukt op groot papier. In alle banden op het schutblad een exlibris (geplakt) van Ig. van Bavegem, Dendermonde. Mooie set. Prijs 495 euro voor de vijf delen."."De drie delen bevatten mengeldichten (deel I), bruiloftsdichten (deel II) en geboorte- en lijkzangen (deel III). In dit laatste deel, negen jaar na het eerste verschenen, staat ook 'Het leven van Dirk Smits' door Nikolaes Versteeg, destijds ook lid van 'Natura et Arte'. De uitgave is opgedragen aan mr. Josua van der Poorten te Amsterdam, representant van de stadhouder bij de Oostindische Compagnie."

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