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         Chinese Letters.

      London: for D. Browne, and R. Hett,, 1741. Being a philosophical, historical, and critical correspondence between a Chinese traveller at Paris, and his countrymen in China, Muscovy, Persia and Japan. Octavo (168 x 95 mm). Contemporary dark speckled calf, gilt ruled spine, red morocco label, two-line gilt border on sides, red speckled edges. Woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. 20th-century bookplate of Robert Hayhurst, Lancashire retail chemist and discriminating collector of 18th century literature in contemporary bindings. Neat repair to top corner of front free endpaper. A very attractive copy, compete with half-title. First edition in English. "From Jean-Baptiste Boyer d'Argen's Lettres chinoises, Horace Walpole's Letters from Xo Ho, and Oliver Goldsmith's The Citizen of the World (1762), China was a literary tool to reflect and comment on domestic European affairs" (Ashley Eva Millar, A Singular Case: Debating China's Political Economy in the European Enlightenment, 2017, p. 68). Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, marquis d'Argens (1703-1771), was considered an ally by Voltaire and spent twenty-five years, as chamberlain, at the court of Frederick the Great. He "helped disseminate the skeptical ideas of the Enlightenment by addressing his polemical writings on philosophy, religion, and history to a popular readership" (Ency. Brit. online). "D'Argens, it should also be noted, had contributed to the image of pre-Petrine Russia as barbaric in his widely disseminated Chinese Letters" (Amanda Ewington, A Voltaire for Russia: A. P. Sumarokov's Journey from Poet-Critic to Russian Philosophe, 2010, p. 210). Reasonably well represented institutionally but uncommon commercially. A lovely copy of an important work.

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         Versuch an dem Menschen, In Vier Sitten-Briefen an Henrich St Jean, Grafen von Bolingbroke, über Die Natur und den Zustand des Menschen

      Frankfurt: Franz Varrentrapp, 1741. 8vo (193 x 121 mm). [46], 191, [1] pp. Title in red and black with engraved publisher's device, text in French and German on facing pages in roman and gothic types, eight engraved illustrations, each printed twice, by Martin Tyroff after G. A. Koch, woodcut tail-pieces and passe-partout initial borders. Occasional very light foxing. 19th-century half sheep and marbled pastepaper, marbled edges (very worn). Provenance: 19th-century monogram stamp DG on title.*** A dual-language edition of Pope's Essay on Man, with the French verse translation of Jean-François Du Resnel du Bellay, translated into German by an anonymous poet. While both preserve the rhyme scheme, neither version adheres in any essential way to Pope's iambic pentameters. Following Pope's poem are additional poems by the Marquis de Racan (Honorat de Bueil), Regnier-Desmarais and Madame Deshoulières (née Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde). The engraved vignettes at the beginning and end of each of Pope's four epistles were designed by the Frankfurt portrait painter and miniaturist Georg Anton Koch, and printed (unusually) in both the French and German texts. The Nürnberg engraver Martin Tyroff was a master of book illustration, distinguished by the "softness of his modelling of faces, intelligent distribution of light and shadow, technical correctness, carefulness and tenderness" (Thieme-Becker). Lanckaronska and Oehler discerned a French influence in his work, appropriately for this edition. Packing much information into a small space, the vignettes open with the Creation (showing Adam at the center flanked by animals), pastoral scenes, a scholar in his library, knights and ladies, a monarch and his court amidst architectural splendor, the battle of Zeus and the giants, and an allegorical scene of plenitude. Pope's influence on German literature and even the German language was significant, but this translation contributed little to it. At this time France and the French language still dominated German culture, and knowledge of English was rare. Du Resnel's French translations of the Essay on Man and An Essay on Criticism were notoriously unfaithful: "To adapt Pope's two Essays to his French readers Du Resnel felt himself compelled to make many changes. Passages too harsh for the aesthetic French ear were entirely omitted, others were rearranged or expanded, and he occasionally found himself obliged to supply the necessary transitions which he felt were lacking in the original, so that the number of alexandrines in his version is more than half as large again as the number of pentameter lines in Pope. The German translator follows his French model very closely... Like his model, he uses the rhymed alexandrine and limits himself exactly to the number of lines in the French" (Heinzelmann p. 321). The present translation moreover appeared a year after the first German translation of the Essay on Man made directly from Pope's English, that of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, published in Hamburg. Our anonymous translator, who had already translated The Rape of the Lock from the French in 1739 (Der merkwürdige Haar-Locken-Raub des Herrn Pope...Dresden 1739), apologizes in his introduction for his lack of skill and ignorance of English, adding that had he known of Brockes' project earlier, he would not have undertaken his own poor translation. Lanckaronska-Oehler I:54; Rüman, Das illustrierte Buch des XIX. Jahrhunderts, 870; cf. Thieme-Becker 21:74 (Koch, citing this edition) & 33:514-15.; J. H. Heinzelmann, "Pope in Germany in the eighteenth century," Modern philology, vol. X, no. 3, January 1913, pp 317-361 (digitized).

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         HISTOIRE DU MONT VESUVE. Avec l’explication des phenomenes qui ont coutume d’accompagner les embrassements de cette Montagne....

      Paris, chez Huart, 1741. In-16 p. (mm. 167x93), p. pelle bazana coeva, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro su tassello, pp. XX,361,(7); grande stemma del Delfino di Francia (cui è dedicata l'opera) inc. in rame; illustrato da 2 belle tavole, più volte ripieg. e pure inc. in rame, che raffigurano “le Vésuve vu du palais du Roi” e “le mont Vésuve coupé par son sommet” (con dettagliata descrizione) e 1 grande tabella metereologica f.t. Trattasi della traduzione di Duperron de Castera degli atti redatti dall'Accademia delle Scienze di Napoli sull'eruzione del Monte Vesuio, avvenuta nel maggio 1737. Cfr. Furchheim “Bibliogr. del Vesuvio”, pp. 181-182 (sotto il nome di F. Serao): “Opera anonima, ma riconosciuta essere di Francesco Serao, professore di medicina nell'Università di Napoli e medico di S.M. la Regina.. Senza dubbio fu il primo scrittore il quale, narrando i fenomeni del 1737, parlò il linguaggio della scienza e li descrisse per quanto il permetteva in quei tempi lo stato della mineralogia e della chimica.. Numerose furono le edizioni, a partire dalla prima del 1738, e le traduzioni. L'edizione di Parigi del 1741 trovasi generalmente sotto il nome del traduttore” - Fera / Morlicchio,I,1432 . Solo lieve ingiallitura delle pagine, altrimenti esemplare ben conservato, con ex libris “De la Biblioteque de M. Costard de Bursard, 1774”.

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         Les Amours Traversés Histoires Intéressantes dans lesquelles la Vertu ne brille pas moins que la Galanterie.

      A La Haie, chez Jean Neaulme, 1741. - 2 parties en 1 volume in-12. 256pp. + 244pp. Plein veau blond havane, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale. Très rare recueil d'histoires galantes composées par un abbé pour être lues par les femmes et par la jeunesse, lecteurs habituels des romans d'amour. "Les jeunes gens surtout, et les Dames qui sont la plus grande partie du monde ne peuvent pas toujours lire des Livres de piété, ni les Ouvrages du sage et laborieux Rollin, ou du savant abbé Goujet. Et plût à Dieu que dans un siècle où les lectures licentieuses sont devenues si fort à la mode, il ne leur tombât jamais rien entre les mains de plus dangereux que ces Nouvelles". 'La Feinte Mort', 'Le Père Injuste', 'La Victoire Héroïque', 'L'Erreur Funeste', 'La Vertu Couronée' et 'L'Infidélité Punie'. Très bel exemplaire finement relié à l'époque, très pur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Tractatus de juribus Judaeorum, von Recht der Juden. Worinnen von denen Gesetzen, denen sie unterworffen, deren Heyrathen, Contracten, Wucher, Testamenten, Successionen oder Erbfolgen, Verbrechen und deren Bestrafungen, Privilegien und Rechts-Wolthaten (etc.) gehandelt wird.

      Nürnberg, J. G. Lochner 1741.. Mit gest. Frontispiz. 5 Bll., 599 S. Pappband d. Zt. 4°. 21,5 x 18 cm. Vgl. Roest I, 142 (EA 1731); nicht bei Fürst. - Zweite Ausgabe. Beck plädiert für die rechtliche Gleichstellung der Juden. Alle juristischen Nachweise mit umfangreichen Quellenbelegen. - "Die beherrschende Schrift dieser Zeit... Das Buch ist besonders für Süddeutschland wichtig geworden und enthält zahlreiche Responsa, Gesetzesurkunden und Judeneidformeln" (Landauer, Zur Geschichte der Judenrechtswissenschaft, S. 299). Alle juristischen Nachweise mit umfangreichen Quellenbelegen. -Das Frontispiz zeigt Juden in 4 Lebenslagen: Heirat, Geschäfte, Testament und Hinrichtung. - Einband etwas fleckig und berieben. Titelei gelockert.Tls. etwas stockfleckig.

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         Memoires pour servir a lÕhistoire de la fte des foux, qui se faisoit autrefois dans plurieurs eglises

      Lausanne & Geneve, chez Marc & Michel Bousquet, 1741, 4to (cm. 27,5 x 21,5) legatura coeva piena pelle (dorso restaurato), tagli rossi, titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, frontespizio stampato a due colori con vignetta incisa in rame e incipit ÒStudiorum numerus est infinitusÓ, pp. VI-112 con dodici tavole incise in rame fuori testo, una grande testata e un grande capolettera xilografico. La pagina 112  erroneamente numerata Ò68Ó.

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         Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de la fête des foux, qui se faisoit autrefois dans plurieurs eglises.

      Lausanne & Geneve, chez Marc & Michel Bousquet, 1741, 4to (cm. 27,5 x 21,5) legatura coeva piena pelle (dorso restaurato), tagli rossi, titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, frontespizio stampato a due colori con vignetta incisa in rame e incipit "Studiorum numerus est infinitus", pp. VI-112 con dodici tavole incise in rame fuori testo, una grande testata e un grande capolettera xilografico. La pagina 112 è erroneamente numerata "68".

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         Chinese Letters. Being a philosophical, historical, and critical correspondence between a Chinese traveller at Paris, and his countrymen in China, Muscovy, Persia and Japan.

      London: for D. Browne, and R. Hett, 1741 - Octavo (168 x 95 mm). Contemporary dark speckled calf, gilt ruled spine, red morocco label, two-line gilt border on sides, red speckled edges. 20th-century bookplate of Robert Hayhurst, Lancashire retail chemist and discriminating collector of 18th century literature in contemporary bindings. Neat repair to top corner of front free endpaper. A very attractive copy, compete with half-title. Woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials. First edition in English. "From Jean-Baptiste Boyer d'Argen's Lettres chinoises, Horace Walpole's Letters from Xo Ho, and Oliver Goldsmith's The Citizen of the World (1762), China was a literary tool to reflect and comment on domestic European affairs" (Ashley Eva Millar, A Singular Case: Debating China's Political Economy in the European Enlightenment, 2017, p. 68). Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, marquis d'Argens (1703-1771), was considered an ally by Voltaire and spent twenty-five years, as chamberlain, at the court of Frederick the Great. He "helped disseminate the skeptical ideas of the Enlightenment by addressing his polemical writings on philosophy, religion, and history to a popular readership" (Ency. Brit. online). "D'Argens, it should also be noted, had contributed to the image of pre-Petrine Russia as barbaric in his widely disseminated Chinese Letters" (Amanda Ewington, A Voltaire for Russia: A. P. Sumarokov's Journey from Poet-Critic to Russian Philosophe, 2010, p. 210). Reasonably well represented institutionally but uncommon commercially. A lovely copy of an important work. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Traité des feux d'artifice ou l'on voit la maniere de preparer (.). 's-Gravenhage, J. Neaulme, 1741.

      - 18+394+(6) pag. Full calf, good copy. Illustrated with a frontispice (with a text: Traité des feux d'artifice pour le spectacle, 1707), 8 folding engravings and 3 text-vignettes. B0878

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         Dei Granduchi di Toscana della R. Casa dei Medici. Ragionamenti istorici.

      - Venezia, Recurti, 1741, in-folio, cartone coevo. Esemplare a pieni margini. Antiporta e 10 bellissimi grandi ritratti, numerose iniziali, vignette e vedutine di città toscane, incise in rame da Campiglia, Filosi, Haluech e Pregler. Il ritratto di Ferdinando, figlio di Cosimo III, inciso da Marco Pitteri, che quasi sempre è mancante, è stato in questo esemplare ristampato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Holograph Receipt for "Seven Fat Cattle" for the use of the Army at Chatham, New Jersey, 1777

      Very Good. Small holograph document. 8" x 3". Old folds, old paper repair in upper right corner affecting two letters, else very good. In full: "Recd. of Mr. Wessels Tucker Seven Fat Cattle for the use of the army at this place Chatham. Mar. 29th, 17777. E[d]w[ard]. Howell." Docketed with the amount on the verso. Wessels Tucker (b. 1741) was a carpenter. At this time, Washington was in winter quarters at Morristown, when Howell bought the cattle in the adjacent town of Chatham.

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         Antique Print-NETHERLANDS-NORTH HOLLAND-SOUTH-WADDEN-TEXEL-Seutter-c. 1741

      - Antique print, titled: 'Tabula Comitatus Hollandiae in Praefecturas sua distributa; cui adjuncta est Provinc. Ultraiectina et maxima pars Geldriae summo studio delin. Et aeri incidit Mathaeus Seutter.' - This map is a near exact kopy of the second state of ‘Hollandiae Comitatus’ by Casper Specht, as was published by Reinier and Josua Ottens, which appeared between 1725 and 1750. According to the autheur Seiffert, Seutter engraved his own maps. Decorative elements such a a title cartouche were however engraved by artists. This map appeared in two editions. The top left corner shows an inset map of the islands Texel and Vlieland. Just below the inset map a harbour scene is shown. Copperplate engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid paper. Description: Source unknown, to be determined.Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Matthaeus Seutter' after an anonymous artist. Mattias Seutter (1678-1756) was an engraver, globe-maker and map publisher from Augsburg. He was a pupil of J.B. Homann in Nuremberg. Seutter was awarded the title of Imperial Geographer by Karl VI in 1731, and his son-in-law T.C. Lotter took over the business in 1758. He made several atlases as a folio-atlas in two versions in 1720, the most comprehensive Atlas Geographicus counted 46 cards and was reprinted several times. Condition: Good, given age. Irregular top and bottom edge with some tiny tears, not affecting image. Light staining in the margins. Light crease bottom right corner margin. Original middle fold as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: BG-P1-17 The overall size is ca. 26.4 x 23.1 inch. The image size is ca. 22.3 x 19.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 67 x 58.7 cm. The image size is ca. 56.7 x 50.2 cm.

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         Principes sur le mouvement et l'equilibre, pour servir d'introduction aux mécaniques & à la physique

      - Chez Jean Desaint, & Charles Saillant , In-4 (20x27,2cm), (4) xxiv, 616pp. lvij (1). - edizione Bound in pieno periodo di pecora marrone. Torna ai nervi decorati. Parte del titolo in marocco marrone. parte di copertura di testa tirato su 1,5 cm. Una coda mancanza, un'altra la mascella superiore nella coda. coda aperta mandibola. 2 fori lungo la mandibola. Angoli urtato. strofinato piatto. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale rare illustrée de 25 planches dépliantes de diagrammes. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin brun. Coiffe de tête en partie arrachée sur 1,5 cm. Un manque en queue, un autre au mors supérieur en queue. Mors inférieur ouvert en queue. 2 trous le long du mors inférieur. Coins émoussés. Plats frottés. Trabaud identifie ce qu'il appelle la physique mathématique à la Science du mouvement , objet de son livre, la définissant comme celle qui vise à "déterminer les loix qui règlent les mouvemens qui subsistent dans cet univers". Comme le sous-titre l'indique, il s'agit de donner les « principes » permettant de développer un discours sur les Mécaniques  et la Physique, cette dernière portant sur tout ce qui appartient à l'univers sensible qui résulte d'une combinaison de matière et de mouvement?. Les "Mécaniques" renvoient manifestement aux machines. Ainsi, Trabaud note que  "la plûpart des Sciences & des Arts" comme l'astronomie et la navigation "supposent" la  Science du mouvement, ou en font partie, comme la Mécanique. Il prend par ailleurs pour synonymes la Statique ou la Mécanique des solides. La bipartition entre le mouvement seul et l'équilibre est un des principes de la physique de cette première moitié du XVIIIe. (Cette analyse emprunte des passages de l'article de Christophe Schmidt MECHANIQUE, STATIQUE, DYNAMIQUE. Répartition du savoir et définitions dans l'Encyclopédie, in Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, N049, 2014.)

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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. Watts, London 1741 - Second London edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. The second authorized London edition, a close reprint of the 1737 Roberts edition. By the time this edition was published, Fielding had ended his dramatic career, effectively silenced by the Theatrical Licensing Act of 1737, which censored the stage and limited theatrical performances to Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and the Royal Opera House. Cross III, p. 301. Provenance: Louis & Anne Marie Davidson (bookplate) 20th-century polished calf, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine, in a morocco-faced slipcase

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         Sechs Bücher vom Wahren Christenthum, Von Heilsamer Busse, herzlicher Reue und Leid über die Sünde, und wahrem Glauben,auch heiligem Leben und Wandel der rechten wahren Christen. Nicht allein mit den Summarien jedes Capitels, beygefügten Gebetern, Anmerku

      Blankenburg, Heinrich Adolph Pape, 1741. 1128 S., 26 Bl., 276 S., 5 Bl. Ganzpergament-Band der Zeit mit dreiseitigem Rotschnitt im Format 23 x 20 cm. Mit ganzseitiger Kupferstich-Illustration als Frontispiz, großen gestochenen Textvignetten sowie weiterem Buchschmuck. Johann Arndt (1555 - 1621) gilt als einer der bedeutendsten nachreformatorischen Theologen. Nach Pfarrstellen in Quedlinburg, Braunschweig und Eisleben wirkte er bis zu seinem Tode 1621 als General-Superintendent des Fürstentums Lüneburg. Seine von Schriften der mittelalterlichen Mystik beeinflußten - ursprünglich vier, später sechs - Bücher vom wahren Christentum, die schon bis 1740 in 123 Auflagen erschienen, zählen zusammen mit seinem Paradies-Gärtlein (im vorliegenden Band sind beide Schriften zusammengefaßt) zu den erfolgreichen christlichen Erbauungsbüchern des 17./18. Jahrhunderts. Absolut frisches Exemplar dieser beiden für die christliche Erbauungsethik bedeutenden Schriften. Wie neu! In diesem Zustand wahre Rarität. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Erbauungsliteratur

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         Pharmacopoea Helvetica, in duas partes divisa, quarum prior materiam medicam, botanico-physico-medice descriptam, posterios composita & praeparata, modum praeparandi vires & usum exhibet.Including: Syllabus medicamentorum simplicium et compositorum, in Pharmacopoea Helvetica comprehensorum, .Basel, Johann Rudolf Imhof and sons, 1771. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece. Near-contemporary half vellum.

      - Blake, p. 350; Neu, Wisconsin 3201; VD18, 10566074. First and only edition, in Latin, of the first official Swiss pharmacopoeia, with a preface by the Swiss anatomist and physiologist Albrecht von Haller in Bern, and an elaborate armorial frontispiece by Johann Georg Sturm. It takes its title almost word for word from the Wittenberg pharmacopoeia, first published in 1741. Although much of the information no doubt comes from that work, it is here presented very differently. The main text is divided into three parts: "Materiam medicam" gives an alphabetical list of medicinal plants and other ingredients, "Medicamenta simplicia et composita" gives instructions for preparing simple and compound medicines, arranged alphabetically by the names of the medicines, and "Syllabus medicamentorum" gives a classified list of the simple and compound medicines. With bookplate on pastedown. Some slight browning or foxing, a few leaves with small dark-brown spots, but otherwise in good condition and with generous margins. The binding is somewhat scuffed, with a small tear in the spine, and the tapes are broken at the inside of the front hinge. An extensive and important pharmacopoeia.

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         Pharmacopoea Helvetica, in duas partes divisa, quarum prior materiam medicam, botanico-physico-medice descriptam, posterios composita & praeparata, modum praeparandi vires & usum exhibet. Including: Syllabus medicamentorum simplicium et compositorum, in Pharmacopoea Helvetica comprehensorum, ...Basel, Johann Rudolf Imhof and sons, 1771. 3 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece. Near-contemporary half vellum.

      Blake, p. 350; Neu, Wisconsin 3201; VD18, 10566074. First and only edition, in Latin, of the first official Swiss pharmacopoeia, with a preface by the Swiss anatomist and physiologist Albrecht von Haller in Bern, and an elaborate armorial frontispiece by Johann Georg Sturm. It takes its title almost word for word from the Wittenberg pharmacopoeia, first published in 1741. Although much of the information no doubt comes from that work, it is here presented very differently. The main text is divided into three parts: "Materiam medicam" gives an alphabetical list of medicinal plants and other ingredients, "Medicamenta simplicia et composita" gives instructions for preparing simple and compound medicines, arranged alphabetically by the names of the medicines, and "Syllabus medicamentorum" gives a classified list of the simple and compound medicines. With bookplate on pastedown. Some slight browning or foxing, a few leaves with small dark-brown spots, but otherwise in good condition and with generous margins. The binding is somewhat scuffed, with a small tear in the spine, and the tapes are broken at the inside of the front hinge. An extensive and important pharmacopoeia.

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         Leggi e fenomeni, regolazioni ed usi delle acque correnti di Bernardino Zendrini

      Presso Giambatista Pasquali, In Venezia 1741 - In-4, pp. XXXII, 478, (2), LX. Con 12 tavole calcografiche fuori testo più volte ripiegate. Legatura in mezza pergamena coeva decorata, titolo inciso in oro su tassello in marocchino rosso merlettato in oro. Ottimo esemplare, candido e marginoso; una piccola macchietta al margine basso del frontespizio. Edizione originale, rara e ricercata, di questo prezioso trattato settecentesco il quale è preceduto, numerato romanamente, dalla "Relazione per la diversione de' fiumi Ronco e Montone dalla Città di Ravenna", che lo Zendrini scrisse dieci anni prima in collaborazione con Eustachio Manfredi. Bernardino Zendrini (Saviore, 7 aprile 1679 - 18 maggio 1747), ingegnere, fisico e matematico, è annoverato tra i più importanti teorici di idraulica del XVIII secolo. Bibliografia: Riccardi, II, 665: "Raro e pregiato. E' questa una delle opere più classiche in materia". Poggendorff, II, 1403. Morazzoni, p. 263. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         La mécanique générale, contenant la statique, l'airometrie, l'hydrostatique, et l'hydraulique, pour servir d'introduction aux sciences physico-mathématiques.

      J. Chardon for Charles-Antoine Jombert, Paris 1741 - Contemporary sheep (bad condition, lacking spine), [6] xxxiv [2], 632 pp. (quires loose, some browning and spotting). Inside rather good copy. - Conlon 41:418. Sotheran "Bibl. chemico-math." I 988. BL London (1). BN Paris (1) - Rare treatise on mechanics by l'abbé Deidier (1698-1746). Engr. device on title & 29 folding engr. plates. With a stocklist on e2r-v. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle. Volume XI. January to December 1741

      Edward Cave, London 1741 - ii, 706pp [xvi]. Bayntun-Coward binding. Proceedings and Debates in the Senate of Lilliput. 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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         Carte de l'Asie

      Artist: Bourgoin P; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1741 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 36 x 44; - description: map of Asia

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         Memoires pour servir a l?histoire de la fête des foux, qui se faisoit autrefois dans plurieurs eglises.

      1741 - Lausanne & Geneve, chez Marc & Michel Bousquet, 1741, 4to (cm. 27,5 x 21,5) legatura coeva piena pelle (dorso restaurato), tagli rossi, titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, frontespizio stampato a due colori con vignetta incisa in rame e incipit ?Studiorum numerus est infinitus?, pp. VI-112 con dodici tavole incise in rame fuori testo, una grande testata e un grande capolettera xilografico. La pagina 112 è erroneamente numerata ?68?.

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         Catechismus, ofte onderweyzing in de Christelicke leere, die in de hervormde kerken en schoolen geleerd word, ten dienst der kerken en schoolen, in de Tamulsche spraak overgezet, en, op goed-keuring van de hooge overheid deezes eilands, in 't licht gegeven, ...Colombo, Johann Bernhardt Arnhardt at the VOC's printing office, 1754. 4to. Set in roman, italic and 3 sizes of Tamil types, with the pages numbered in Tamil alphabetic numerals. Later 18th-century maroon sheepskin. Rebacked in red morocco, new endpapers.

      Landwehr, VOC 701. Rare first edition of a Tamil translation of the Heidelberg catechism by the reverend Sigisbertus Abrahamsz. van Bronsveld, printed and published in Colombo, Ceylon for the Tamil-speaking Protestant congregation there, for schools and for missionary work. In 1741 the VOC's press in Colombo had printed Willem Konyn's Sinhalese translation of the Heidelberg catechism, but it had received disappointingly little use and Bronsveld hoped his own Tamil translation would meet greater success. The VOC had brought a printing press to Ceylon in 1732 to set up the island's first printing office together with the Dutch Reformed Church, the first book (a Sinhalese prayer book) appearing at Colombo in 1737, followed soon after by religious works in Tamil. A major impetus for setting up the press was the fact that after the Dutch wrested control of much of Ceylon from Portugal with help from the indigenous population in 1640, the Portuguese Catholic priests still retained a great deal of influence and were able to convert some Tamils and Sinhalese. The VOC saw this as a threat to its powerbase and economic position, which centred on the cinnamon trade. They therefore encouraged the Dutch Protestant Church to expand its missionary work, hoping it would curtail the Portuguese Catholic missionary work.With stains from former mildew (treated), mostly in the foot margin of the first few and last few pages. Otherwise in good condition. The binding has been rebacked as noted, but is otherwise good.

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         Versuch an dem Menschen, In Vier Sitten-Briefen an Henrich St. Jean, Grafen von Bolingbroke, über Die Natur und den Zustand des Menschen.

      Frankfurt: Franz Varrentrapp, 1741. 8vo (193 x 121 mm). [46], 191, [1] pp. Title in red and black with engraved publisher's device, text in French and German on facing pages in roman and gothic types, eight engraved illustrations, each printed twice, by Martin Tyroff after G. A. Koch, woodcut tail-pieces and passe-partout initial borders. Occasional very light foxing. 19th-century half sheep and marbled pastepaper, marbled edges (very worn). Provenance: 19th-century monogram stamp DG on title.*** A dual-language edition of Pope's Essay on Man, with the French verse translation of Jean-François Du Resnel du Bellay, translated into German by an anonymous poet. While both preserve the rhyme scheme, neither version adheres in any essential way to Pope's iambic pentameters. Following Pope's poem are additional poems by the Marquis de Racan (Honorat de Bueil), Regnier-Desmarais and Madame Deshoulières (née Antoinette du Ligier de la Garde). The engraved vignettes at the beginning and end of each of Pope's four epistles were designed by the Frankfurt portrait painter and miniaturist Georg Anton Koch, and printed (unusually) in both the French and German texts. The Nürnberg engraver Martin Tyroff was a master of book illustration, distinguished by the "softness of his modelling of faces, intelligent distribution of light and shadow, technical correctness, carefulness and tenderness" (Thieme-Becker). Lanckaronska and Oehler discerned a French influence in his work, appropriately for this edition. Packing much information into a small space, the vignettes open with the Creation (showing Adam at the center flanked by animals), pastoral scenes, a scholar in his library, knights and ladies, a monarch and his court amidst architectural splendor, the battle of Zeus and the giants, and an allegorical scene of plenitude. Pope's influence on German literature and even the German language was significant, but this translation contributed little to it. At this time France and the French language still dominated German culture, and knowledge of English was rare. Du Resnel's French translations of the Essay on Man and An Essay on Criticism were notoriously unfaithful: "To adapt Pope's two Essays to his French readers Du Resnel felt himself compelled to make many changes. Passages too harsh for the aesthetic French ear were entirely omitted, others were rearranged or expanded, and he occasionally found himself obliged to supply the necessary transitions which he felt were lacking in the original, so that the number of alexandrines in his version is more than half as large again as the number of pentameter lines in Pope. The German translator follows his French model very closely... Like his model, he uses the rhymed alexandrine and limits himself exactly to the number of lines in the French" (Heinzelmann p. 321). The present translation moreover appeared a year after the first German translation of the Essay on Man made directly from Pope's English, that of Barthold Heinrich Brockes, published in Hamburg. Our anonymous translator, who had already translated The Rape of the Lock from the French in 1739 (Der merkwürdige Haar-Locken-Raub des Herrn Pope...Dresden 1739), apologizes in his introduction for his lack of skill and ignorance of English, adding that had he known of Brockes' project earlier, he would not have undertaken his own poor translation. Lanckaronska-Oehler I:54; Rüman, Das illustrierte Buch des XIX. Jahrhunderts, 870; cf. Thieme-Becker 21:74 (Koch, citing this edition) & 33:514-15.; J. H. Heinzelmann, "Pope in Germany in the eighteenth century," Modern philology, vol. X, no. 3, January 1913, pp 317-361 (digitized).

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         Erst und fürnehmste Weiss dem heiligen Mess-Opffer Nutzlich und andächtig beyzuwohnen. Durch Betrachtung des bitteren Leydens und Sterbens Jesu Christi Mit hinzugefügter Erweckung verschiedener Tugends-Übungen Samt einem Anhang Einiger Beicht- und Communion-Gebetter. Von einem Priester der Soc. JESU zusammen getragen.

      Mannheim, Gedruckt in der Churfürstlichen Hoff-Buch-Druckerey, durch Matthiam Oberholtzer, 1741, - gr. in-8vo, 172 S, + 36 gansz. Kupfertafeln (davon 34 von Ph. A. Kilian), hs. Eintrag auf Vorsatz, roter Maroquinlederband, Buchdeckeln mit reicher Vergoldung, Rücken auf 5 Bünden ebenfalls reich vergoldet, Goldschnitt, O.-Schuber. Schönes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. Die Kupfertafeln Kilians in guten Abdrucken, sie illustrieren die Handlungen des kathol. Messopfers. Sauberes Exemplar. Titelblatt mit kleinem unterlegenem Ausschnitt (ohne Textverlust). Exemplar aus einer gräflichen Bibliothek mit hs. Besitzvermerk auf dem Vorsatz.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Ref.: de Backer-Sommervogel VIII, 879,9; Thieme-B. XX, 302. vgl. Tenner, Mannheim 23 (spät. Ausgabe). [Attributes: First Edition]

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         L'opere ? cioè, la Bucolica, la Georgica, e l'Eneide commentate in lingua volgare italiana da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine, Carlo Malatesta da Rimino, e Filippo Venuti da Cortona.In Venezia, nella stamperia Baglioni, 1741.

      In Venezia, nella stamperia Baglioni 1741 - Cm. 34,5, pp. 160, 535 (1). Con 14 graziose vignette xilografiche n.t. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titoli ms. al dorso. Minimi segni del tempo alla legatura, cerniera anteriore internamente un po' disunita, alcuni quaderni leggermente allentati, qualche lieve alone marginale e sporadiche macchiette. Buon esemplare. Ottima edizione di grande formato dell'opera omnia di Virgilio, significativa per l'importante e copioso apparato critico. Giovanni Fabrini (1516-1580), celebre umanista toscano, fu anche curatore delle opere di Orazio, Cicerone e Terenzio. Filippo Venuti (1531-1587), linguista originario di Cortona, curò anche la stesura di un celebre dizionario latino-italiano. Cfr. Iccu; non in Morazzoni, Brunet e Graesse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Allgemeine Teutsche Rechen-Stunden, darinnen die 5 Species der Rechen-Kunst, mit unbenahmten und benahmten gantzen, als auch gebrochenen Zahlen, nebst der Regula De-Tri directa und indirecta, ohne und mit Brüchen, samt der Progression-Rechnung . vorgetragen sind. Zum viertenmahl durchgesehen. - Italiänische Rechen-Stunden, darinnen die fünf Species der Rechen-Kunst ., nebst der Regula De-Tri ohne und mit Brüchen, nach der so genannten Italiänischen Practica . erkläret sind. Zum vierten mahl zum Druck befördert. - Allen dreyen Haupt-Ständen nöthige Rechen-Stunden, darinnen sowohl die gedoppelte Regel Detri . als auch Zinß- oder Interesse-, Rabatt-, Zeit- oder Termin-, Licitation- oder Subhastation-, Thara-, Fusti-, Gewinn- und Verlust- . und

      - Zittau, J. J. Schöps, 1741-48. 7 Bl., 576 S. (fehlt Titelkupfer); Titelkupfer, 7 Bl., 463 S.; Titelkupfer, 3 Bl., 560 S. Alter Leder mit neuem Rückenschild (leicht berieben, Vorsätze leimschattig). Dreiteiliger, aufeinander aufbauender Rechenkurs im "bürgerlichen Rechnen", angefangen von der Benennung der Zahlen und den Grundrechenarten bis zu den verschiedenen im Geschäftsleben, bei Erbteilungen etc. vorkommenden Rechnungsarten. Alle drei Teile wurden, wie hier, häufig zusammen ausgegeben. - Päd. Druckgut, Kat. der Dt. Lehrerbücherei 2743, 2741 u. 2745 (andere Auflagen); Rommel, Das Schulbuch im 18. Jahrh. S. 450 (nur I u. III); Cantor III, 514 (erwähnt I u. II); Humpert 6527 (nur II). - Angebunden: C. H. SCHREYER. Kurzes vollständiges Rechenbuch über die Species und Regel De Tri, besonders für Schulen und den Hausstand eingerichtet. Dresden, Hilscher, 1783. 231 S., 1 Falttabelle. - Elementares Rechenbuch für Volks- und Landschulen. Die Schulen standen damals unter kirchlicher Aufsicht, der Schulbesuch war sehr unregelmäßig, der Rechenunterricht spielte kaum eine Rolle. "Die Lehrer dieser Schulen bestehen größtentheils aus unstudirten Personen . Ihre Kenntnisse in der Arithmetik sind gemeiniglich nicht viel mehr als Ueberreste ihrer eigenen jugendlichen Rechenstunden" (S. 6). Mit seinem aus eigener Unterrichtspraxis entstandenen verbesserten Schulbuch versuchte der Verfasser, Kandidat des Predigtamtes in Dresden, einen Beitrag zur Hebung des erbärmlichen Rechenunterrichts zu leisten. - Hamberger/Meusel 7, 313. - Unterschiedlich gebräunt u. teilw. mit Braunfleck in der oberen Ecke. Alle Titelblätter u. 1 Frontispiz unter Verlust einiger Randbuchstaben angeschnitten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Champion: Containing a Series of Papers, Humorous, Moral, Political and Critical. To Each of Which is Added, a Proper Index to the Times

      London: J. Huggonson, 1741. First edition thus. Full-page woodcut on p. 283, vol. II. [ii], ix, [i], 360; [ii], 360 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary full calf, red morocco title and shelfmark labels. Spines rubbed, with some chipping to labels, titles with marginal offsetting from binding. First edition thus. Full-page woodcut on p. 283, vol. II. [ii], ix, [i], 360; [ii], 360 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. The first book edition of this collection of lead essays from Fielding's first periodical, published with his friend James Ralph under the shared pseudonym Captain Hercules Vinegar. The Champion ran from 15 November 1739-19 June 1740 and was issued first as a folio broadsheet and then expanded to four pages; individual issues are extremely rare, with none of the earliest issues surviving at all. Fielding wrote some 50 pieces, and his contributions are signed "C" or "L." "[The Champion] mixed humour with moral, social, and, most particularly, with political commentary promoting the opposition's campaign against Walpole" (ODNB). Cross III, p. 305. Provenance: Charles Craigie (armorial bookplate); Louis & Anne Marie Davidson (bookplate)

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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. Watts, 1741. Second London edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. 20th-century polished calf, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine, in a morocco-faced slipcase. Second London edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. The second authorized London edition, a close reprint of the 1737 Roberts edition. By the time this edition was published, Fielding had ended his dramatic career, effectively silenced by the Theatrical Licensing Act of 1737, which censored the stage and limited theatrical performances to Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and the Royal Opera House. Cross III, p. 301. Provenance: Louis & Anne Marie Davidson (bookplate)

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         Histoire généalogique de la maison du Châtelet, branche puînée de la Maison de Lorraine. Justifiée par les titres les plus autentiques, la plûpart tirés du Trésor des Chartres de Lorraine, tombeaux, sceaux, monnoyes & autres anciens monumens publics.

      Nancy, Imprimerie de la veuve de Jean-Baptiste Cusson 1741 - in-folio, titre, avec vignette armoriée des Châtelet, XXXII-264-CCCXII pp., un feuillet non chiffré de privilège, avec de nombreuses armes et figures dans le texte, 8 vignettes en-tête gravées par Aveline d'après Humblot et Melle, 23 planches gravées hors-texte, et 10 tableaux généalogiques, veau brun marbré, dos à nerfs richement cloisonné et fleuronné, pièce de titre cerise, encadrement de triple filet doré avec fleurs de lis en écoinçon sur les plats, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Deux coiffes rognées, coins frottés, mais bon exemplaire. Magnifique généalogie d'apparat commanditée par la maison du Châtelet, qui s'employa à le distribuer dans ses relations, ce qui explique la fréquence des exemplaires portant ses armes (ce qui est le cas ici, - cf. infra). C'est naturellement à l'érudit abbé de Senones que cette famille lorraine se tourna : dom Calmet (1672-1757) avait déjà été chargé officiellement en 1723 d'écrire une Histoire de Lorraine, qui avait été publiée en 1728-1729, non sans quelques problèmes. Saffroy III, 38554. Précieux exemplaire de présent aux armes de la famille du Châtelet poussées au centre des plats (OHR 67). Il appartint à la collection Alix (avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Watts, 1741. Second London edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. 20th-century polished calf, t.e.g., by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine, in a morocco-faced slipcase. Second London edition. [xvi], 48 pp. 8vo. The second authorized London edition, a close reprint of the 1737 Roberts edition. By the time this edition was published, Fielding had ended his dramatic career, effectively silenced by the Theatrical Licensing Act of 1737, which censored the stage and limited theatrical performances to Drury Lane, Covent Garden, and the Royal Opera House. Cross III, p. 301. Provenance: Louis & Anne Marie Davidson (bookplate)

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         Vocabolario degli Accademici della Crusca.In Venezia, appresso Francesco Pitteri, 1741.

      In Venezia, appresso Francesco Pitteri 1741 - Cinque volumi di cm. 24, pp. (24) 628; 630 (2); 519 (1); 547 (1); 240, 304. Bellissima vignetta xilografica ai frontespizi (il primo dei quali bicromo); testo su doppia colonna in elegante carattere minuscolo inquadrato entro duplice filetto. Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle con titoli in oro su doppio tassello al dorso; piatti inquadrati da filetto e dentelles dorate. Tagli rossi e sguardie in bella carta marmorizzata francese. Bell'ex-libris nobiliare francese inciso in rame applicato al contropiatto. Piccole mancanze a 3 cuffie, qualche trascurabile fioritura. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Ottima edizione veneziana di questo vero e proprio caposaldo della lingua italiana, con un ampio indice posto in appendice al quinto volume (voci e locuzioni latine; proverbi e frasi latine; autori o libri d'autori del buon secolo; autori moderni; tavola delle abbreviature). Cfr. Iccu; Gamba, nr. 2814; Graesse, VII, 382. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Principes sur le mouvement et l'equilibre, pour servir d'introduction aux mécaniques & à la physique

      Chez Jean Desaint 1741 - - Chez Jean Desaint, & Charles Saillant , In-4 (20x27,2cm), (4) xxiv, 616pp. lvij (1). - Edition originale rare illustrée de 25 planches dépliantes de diagrammes. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin brun. Coiffe de tête en partie arrachée sur 1,5 cm. Un manque en queue, un autre au mors supérieur en queue. Mors inférieur ouvert en queue. 2 trous le long du mors inférieur. Coins émoussés. Plats frottés. Trabaud identifie ce qu'il appelle la physique mathématique à la Science du mouvement , objet de son livre, la définissant comme celle qui vise à "déterminer les loix qui règlent les mouvemens qui subsistent dans cet univers". Comme le sous-titre l'indique, il s'agit de donner les « principes » permettant de développer un discours sur les Mécaniques et la Physique, cette dernière portant sur tout ce qui appartient à l'univers sensible qui résulte d'une combinaison de matière et de mouvement? Les "Mécaniques" renvoient manifestement aux machines. Ainsi, Trabaud note que "la plûpart des Sciences & des Arts" comme l'astronomie et la navigation "supposent" la Science du mouvement, ou en font partie, comme la Mécanique. Il prend par ailleurs pour synonymes la Statique ou la Mécanique des solides. La bipartition entre le mouvement seul et l'équilibre est un des principes de la physique de cette première moitié du XVIIIe. (Cette analyse emprunte des passages de l'article de Christophe Schmidt MECHANIQUE, STATIQUE, DYNAMIQUE. Répartition du savoir et définitions dans l'Encyclopédie, in Recherches sur Diderot et sur l'Encyclopédie, N049, 2014.) [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First Edition Binding in full brown contemporary brown. Back with richly ornate nerves. Title piece in brown morocco. Head cap partly torn off 1.5 cm. A lack in tail, another with the upper bit in tail. Lower joint open at the tail. 2 holes along the lower joint. Blunt corners. Rubbed boards. (4) xxiv, 616pp. lvij (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Deux Traitez L'un De La Flaterie Et Des Louanges: L'aure De La Medisance. (With Fore-Edge Painting Of St. Denis, Near Paris)

      Paris: Chez Damonneville, 1741. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good +. Title Page Device; Headpieces; Fore-Edge Painting. Xxiv, 388 Pp. Chocolate Brown Morocco, Five Bands, Gilt Title, Ancient Marbled Endpapers, All Edges Of Boards Gilt, Gilt Turns, Edges Of Page Block All Gilt. Fore Edge Painting Of St. Denis, River In Foreground, Town In Background, Near Paris. Light Rubbing At Corners With Tiny Frays To Two Upper Tips.

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         Freywillg-auffgesprungener Granat-Apffel Des Christlichen Samaritans, Oder: Aus Christlicher Lieb des Nächsten eröffnete Geheimnuß, vieler vortrefflichen, sonders-bewährten Mitteln, und Wunder-heylsamen Artzneyen, wider unterschiedlicher Zuständ...

      Wien, Peter Conrad Monath, 1741. 4°. Frontispiz + Titel + 8 n.n. + 499 + Zwischentitel + 120 + 10 S. OLd. der Zeit, auf vier Bünden. Mit dem Frontispiz. Bestehend aus dem Arzney- und dem Kochbuch. Vgl. Weiss 2300. - Besitzsign. a. V., Gbrsp., stockfleckig bzw. fleckig, oberes Kapital m. Verlust (ca. 0,5 cm), tlw. Fraßspuren. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kochbücher

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         Mappe Monde ou Carte reduite des parties connues du Globe

      Artist: Pérouse la Jean Francois ( - 1788) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1790 1741 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Tears on right margin perfectly restored, lower left corner replaced; - size (in cm): 59 x 92,5; - description: map of the world with the Pacific Ocean in the centre; -vita of the artist: Jean-François de Galaup de La Pérouse (1741 1788) was a French Naval officer and explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania. La Pérouse crossed the Pacific Ocean in 100 days, arriving at Macau, where he sold the furs acquired in Alaska, dividing the profits among his men. Lapérouse sailed all the way south to the Spanish Las Californias in 1786. He stopped at the Presidio of San Francisco long enough to create an outline map of the Bay Area, Plan du Port du St. Francois, which was reproduced as Map 33 in L. Aubert's 1797 Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse. Laterhe arrived in Monterey Bay and at the Presidio of Monterey.In 1787 after a visit to Manila, he set out for the northeast Asian coasts. He saw the island of Quelpart, present-day Cheju in South Korea, which had been visited by Europeans only once before when a group of Dutchmen shipwrecked there in 1635. He visited the Asian mainland coasts of Korea.

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         S. Maria della Salute

      Michele Marieschi 1741 - Acquaforte di mm 305 x 458. Vergata grossa. Filigrana non rilevata. Primo stato, su quattro. "Templum S. Mariae Salutis Cleric: Regul: Congregationis a somascha, cum eorumdem Coenebioad laevam, et Divi Gregorij Templo hinc ad dexeteram sub Abbatis ditione."A destra, sotto il titolo, sul margine inferiore, "Mich. Marieschi del.t et inci.t". Provenienza: "Magnificentiores selectioresque urbis Venetiarum prospectus, quos olim Michael Marieschi venetus pictor, et architectus in plerisque tabulis depinxit". "Vendutur in vico Sancti Lucae apud eundem Auctorem Venetijs" 1741 (ma 1742). Succi n 16, 1987. Michele Marieschi (1710 - 1743) figlio di un mediocre pittore, studiò con passione architettura e si staccò presto dal padre. Tornato in patria dalla Germania nel 1735, dipinse belle vedute di Venezia. Nel 1741 (o 1742) diede alle stampe la raccolta di 21 acquaforti tratte dalle sue tele. Le incisioni di Marieschi rendono meglio delle sue pitture quel mondo scenografico e teatrale che la Venezia quotidiana offriva all'occhio dell'osservatore. Succi 1987, 21 I/IV, Montecuccoli degli Erri, Pedrocco 1999, 20 I/IV, Mary Pittaluga 1952, pag.35 e seg. 18mo secolo

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         Antiquissimi Virgiliani Codicis Fragmenta et Picturae ex Bibliotheca Vaticana

      Romae: ex chalcographia apud Fedem Marmoreum,, Romae, 1741. Book measures 16 x 11 inches. Collation, xxii, 225pp, engraved title, 58 vignette illustrations. Bound in full period mottled calf, raised bands, gilt fleur de lys design within compartments. Calf rubbed on edges, wear loss on head and tail of spine, two short splits on top hinge joint. Boards holding firm. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. . Full Period Calf. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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         Gesamtansicht; darüber Stadtplan mit Befestigungsanlage ('Cölln am Rhein eine uhralte, sehr grosse, Hochberühmte freye Reichs- und florisante Handel=Statt').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, n. 1741, 49 x 56,5 Sievers, Köln von seiner schönsten Seite, Nr. 75. - Oben links Erklärungen; oben rechts Kartusche mit Legende. - Mit Privileg!

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         Nova et exactissima Geographica Delineatio Insulae Corfu seu Corsulae, tanquam...

      Platten-Masse ca. 50 x 58 cm - - Blatt-Masse ca. 54,5 x 61 cm -- original altkolorierte, dekorative Kupferstich-Karte von Korfu aus dem Jahr 1741. - Selten und gesucht. -- leicht fleckig - insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. -- Decorative and highly sought-after map of Corfu, with a spectacular title cartouche featuring a winged Victory, a triumphant Poseidon, and the Venetian coat of arms. - To the left two inset maps: a map of the Adriatic and a plan of the town of Corfu, with a letter key to its principal monuments and fortifications. -- only slightly stained - very good condition. --

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Steffen Völkel GmbH]
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        Plan des Isle Kurilles et des Terres peu connues.

      Artist: Pérouse la Jean Francois ( - 1788) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1788 1741 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 68 x 50; - description: Map shows the south part of Kamtschatka, the Kurile Islands and the north coast of Japan, on inset map Kamtschatka with the Commadeur Islands and partly the Aleutian Islands (Alaska); -vita of the artist: Jean-François de Galaup de La Pérouse (1741 1788) was a French Naval officer and explorer whose expedition vanished in Oceania. La Pérouse crossed the Pacific Ocean in 100 days, arriving at Macau, where he sold the furs acquired in Alaska, dividing the profits among his men. Lapérouse sailed all the way south to the Spanish Las Californias in 1786. He stopped at the Presidio of San Francisco long enough to create an outline map of the Bay Area, Plan du Port du St. Francois, which was reproduced as Map 33 in L. Aubert's 1797 Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse. Laterhe arrived in Monterey Bay and at the Presidio of Monterey.In 1787 after a visit to Manila, he set out for the northeast Asian coasts. He saw the island of Quelpart, present-day Cheju in South Korea, which had been visited by Europeans only once before when a group of Dutchmen shipwrecked there in 1635. He visited the Asian mainland coasts of Korea.

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