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         DISCOURS SUR LES DIFFERENTES FIGURES DES ASTRES Ou l'on donne l'Explication des Taches lumineuses qu'on a observées dans le Ciel: Des Etoiles qui paroissent s'allumer & s'eteindre:

      Paris, G. Martin, Jean-Baptiste Coignard, & les Freres Guerin, 1742. De celles qui paroissent changer de grandeur: De l'Anneau de Saturne: Et des effets que peuvent produire les Cometes. SECOND EDITION 1742 enlarged, (first published in 1732), French text, 8vo, approximately 200 x 120 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece printed on a blue ground, woodcut diagrams in the text, pages (16), 176, half-title present, bound in full antique mottled calf, raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Spine showing wear, 10 mm (½ inch) repair at head, tiny chips at tail and to 3 of the raised bands, hinges starting to crack at top, corners slightly worn, front inner paper hinge cracked, sign of removal of small bookplate to front pastedown, occasional slight light foxing, otherwise contents very bright and clean. Binding tight and firm. A good sound copy of an important astronomical book. Maupertuis (1698-1759) studied mathematics in Paris and became converted to Newtonian mechanics during a visit to London in 1728. This was his first published work and is considered the first unequivocal Newtonian text to come from a French scientist. "In it he objected to Cartesianism on the ground that it was unable to explain why Kepler's laws should hold." In his second book La Figure de la Terre (1738) he published the results of an expedition with the scientist Clairaut to Lapland to measure as accurately as possible the length of a degree of longitude, by which he was able to prove Newton's theory that the earth was flattened at the poles. See: Gjertsen, The Newton Handbook, page 346-7; Babson Catalogue of Newton's Works, page 48. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         LEGES ATTICAE. Sam. Petitus collegit, digessit, et libro commentario illustravit. Opus juris, literarum, et rei antiquariae studiosis utilissum . cum animadversionibus Jac. Palmerii a Grentemesnil, A.M. Salvinii, & C.A. Dukeri,

      Lugduni Batavorum : Apud Johan. et Herman. Verbeek Abraham Kallewier 1742 - quibus suas & praefationem addidit Petrus Wesselingus. SECOND EDITION 1742, folio, approximately 410 x 250 mm, 16 x 10 inches, Greek text with parallel Latin translation and Latin commentary, title page in red and black, printer's device, woodcut head- and tailpieces and intitials, pages: (2), xix, (1), 679, [21] - index, pages 341 to 432 are repeated, nothing is missing, bound in full contemporary calf, wide ornamental gilt border to covers, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid on, gilt raised bands, richly gilt in compartments with vases, impish heads and flowers, gilt title, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Very small neat repair to upper corners of boards, lower corners very slightly rubbed, bookplate of Sophia Streatfeild on front pastedown, a little pale foxing to title page, light diagonal crease to lower corner of title page, very occasional slight pale margin foxing, very light browning to a few pages, very small closed tear to lower corner of page 677 due to paper flaw, neatly repaired. A very good clean sturdy handsomely bound copy. Samuel Petit (1594 – 1653) was a French Huguenot pastor, classical scholar and orientalist. This work is a an early study of ancient Athenian law, first published in Paris in 1635. Brunet IV, 529 (2418), 1742 edition, "Cette edition que l'on prefere a la premiere. forme le 3eme volume de la collection intitulee : Jurisprudentia romana et attica." MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which WILL require extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         DISCOURS SUR LES DIFFERENTES FIGURES DES ASTRES Ou l'on donne l'Explication des Taches lumineuses qu'on a observées dans le Ciel: Des Etoiles qui paroissent s'allumer & s'eteindre:

      Paris, G. Martin, Jean-Baptiste Coignard, & les Freres Guerin, 1742.. De celles qui paroissent changer de grandeur: De l'Anneau de Saturne: Et des effets que peuvent produire les Cometes. SECOND EDITION 1742 enlarged, (first published in 1732), French text, 8vo, approximately 200 x 120 mm, 7¾ x 4¾ inches, engraved frontispiece printed on a blue ground, woodcut diagrams in the text, pages (16), 176, half-title present, bound in full antique mottled calf, raised bands, gilt decoration in compartments, gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Spine showing wear, 10 mm (½ inch) repair at head, tiny chips at tail and to 3 of the raised bands, hinges starting to crack at top, corners slightly worn, front inner paper hinge cracked, sign of removal of small bookplate to front pastedown, occasional slight light foxing, otherwise contents very bright and clean. Binding tight and firm. A good sound copy of an important astronomical book. Maupertuis (1698-1759) studied mathematics in Paris and became converted to Newtonian mechanics during a visit to London in 1728. This was his first published work and is considered the first unequivocal Newtonian text to come from a French scientist. "In it he objected to Cartesianism on the ground that it was unable to explain why Kepler's laws should hold." In his second book La Figure de la Terre (1738) he published the results of an expedition with the scientist Clairaut to Lapland to measure as accurately as possible the length of a degree of longitude, by which he was able to prove Newton's theory that the earth was flattened at the poles. See: Gjertsen, The Newton Handbook, page 346-7; Babson Catalogue of Newton's Works, page 48. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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         Viaggio da Venezia al S.Sepolcro ed al Monte Sinai Col dissegno delle città, castelli, ville, chiese, monasterij, isole, porti e fiumi, che sin là si ritrovano

      BASSANO: REMONDINI, 1742. rilegato. BUONO. 10,5 16,5. USATO

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         Opere del Padre Paolo Segneri divise in quattro tomi.

      4 volumi in ottime condizioni. Copertina rigida. Baglioni. Venezia. 1742.

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         Stadtplan; darunter Gesamtansicht ('Des Heil. Röm. Reichs freye Handels- u. Hansee Stadt Hamburg. in einem accuarten Plan u. Prosp. entworfen u. edirt. v. Homaenn. Erben. - Plan de la Ville Imperiale d'Hamburg . le Doct. Homann').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, 1742, 49,5 x 56,5 Sandler, Johann Baptista Homann, Die Homännischen Erben, Matthäus Seutter und Ihre Landkarten, S. 136. - Ohne Privileg.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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         Cours Du Danube Feuille IIe. Contenant La Baviere Suivant les Cartes faites sur les lieux. Par Homann et Seuter Geoes. de l'Empereur A Paris Chez le Sr. le Rouge Ingenr. Geographe du Roy rue des grands Augustins vis a vis le panier fleuri 1742.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich aus Atlas Général . b. Le Rouge in Paris, dat. 1742, 65 x 51 Schaup, Salzburg auf alten Landkarten, 4.14; Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. S. 389. - Zeigt Nieder- und Oberbayern mit der Oberpfalz. - Am oberen Kartenrand Titel und 6 Pläne bzw. Befestigungspläne (je ca 10 x 10 cm) von Regensburg, Salzburg, München, Donauwörth, Rain am Lech und Lauingen. - Unten links Maßstab.

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         Opere. tradotte da Dardi Bembo gentiluomo veneziano cogli argomenti e note del Serano.

      presso Giuseppe Bettinelli,, In Venezia, 1742 - Tre volumi in-quarto (cm. 25,5), pp. (16) 549 (1); 600 (4); 730. Frontespizi con grande vignetta centrale incisa. Una tabella rip. f.t. Solida legatura del tempo in piena pergamena rigida, dorsi a piccoli nervi con titoli in oro su tasselli ai dorsi. Una traccia d'etichetta al verso dei frontespizi, esemplare genuino e molto ben conservato. Si tratta della migliore e più elegante edizione dell'unico volgarizzamento che l'Italia avesse a tutto il Settecento. L'edizione originale fu impressa nel 1601 ma nella presente ristampa ".s'introdussero gli Argomenti utilissimi a bene intendere lo spirito di Platone, premessi ad ogni dialogo, ed altri miglioramenti, conservando però sempre il testo del Bembo nella sua integrità." (Gamba 2055). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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         A Present for an Apprentice: or, a Sure Guide To gain both Esteem and Estate; With Rules for his Conduct to his Master, and in the World. By a late Lord Mayor of London.

      London: No publisher, 1742 - Duodecimo gathered and signed in half sheets (140 x 92 mm). Recent grey paper boards, title label to front board printed in black. With the 3-page contents issued at the rear repositioned after the title page. Trimmed in the binding process, a very good copy. Early edition of the politician's compendium of practical hints on everyday subjects, first published in 1740 at the height of his reputation. Barnard (c.1685-1764) was elected lord mayor in 1737. A Present for an Apprentice is in the form of a lengthy letter addressed to the writer's son, and is "imbued with strong Christian moralizing" (ODNB). It is the only work which can be confidently attributed to Barnard.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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         The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle. Volume XII. January to December 1742

      Edward Cave, London 1742 - ii, 706pp [xviii]. 6 b/w plates and maps (2 fold-out). 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]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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         Chorographia Britanniae

      London: (1742-[c.46]). Octavo (170 x 105 mm.), full modern blind panelled mottled calf. With raised bands, ornate blind decoration to compartments, red calf gilt titled label to spine. Engraved double page title with minor crease, engraved double page dedication and 53 double page plates numbered 1-50 which include 7 tables, 6 general and 40 county maps. Engraved throughout and in fine full early wash colour. Some centrefold restoration to the chart of England and Wales, some loss to margin of Cornwall reinstated, Lancashire and Lincolnshire restored and some minor centrefold splits repaired, otherwise a reasonable example in a rare form.; This is an example of the 'Chorographia Britannia' in full early wash colour. First published in 1742 this is a later edition bearing the revised imprint of John Clark on the title page. He had joined Charles Hitch and William Henry Toms in the ownership of the atlas by November 1745 when a newly worded advert was placed in the 'Evening Post'. Clark died in April 1746 and was succeeded by his wife Anne. It is the first pocket size English county atlas published in the eighteenth century. It is surprising it took so long for one to be published considering the runaway success of the 'Britannia Depicta' of 1720. Two similar atlases were to be published shortly after, the 'Geographia Magnae Britanniae' by Thomas Osborne, 1748, and the 'Small English Atlas' by Thomas Kitchin and Thomas Jefferys, 1749. Chubb 173; Hodson I no. 192; Shirley BL T.Bad 1d.

      [Bookseller: Clive A Burden Ltd.]
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         Sailing boats on a rough sea close to the shore.

      Pen and brown ink and wash in grey over traces of pencil on laid paper, 76 x 106 mm. Within ruled black border. No signature or watermark visible. Annotation in pencil on verso '612 vdP', possibly referring to Gerrit van der Pals (Rotterdam 1742 - Rotterdam 1839). Van der Pals was a pupil of Hendrik Kobell II. Scheen II, p. 154. Middle of top edge pasted onto mount, two small discolourings in the sky area, but otherwise in good condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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         Antique Master Print-SET OF 52-ETCHED WORKS-LANDSCAPE-ANIMAL-Dujardin-c. 1742

      - Set of 52 antique prints, on 22 sheets. Untitled. The collected etched works of Karel Dujardin. This includes all his charming animal and landscape etchings (which show horses, donkeys, cows, goats and sheep). The animals are always placed within Italianate landscapes. The remaining etchings display landscapes, architecture, and some figure studies, as well as a fiddler with dancing dogs and a shepherd playing a flute for his girl. A complete collection of all 52 etchings including the original wrapper! Etching on hand laid (verge) paper, with watermark of J. Dupuy, Auvergne 1742 (Churchill 515). Description: Published after 1742, but certainly an 18th century impression, possibly published by Gerard Valck.Artists and Engravers: Made by Karel Dujardin after own design. Karel Dujarin (1622-1678) was a Dutch Golden Age painter and etcher. He spent two extensive periods in Italy, and his work is heavily influenced by this. Most of his paintings and landscapes have an Italianate setting. He was supposedly trained by Nicolaes Berchem, before going to Italy where he joined the Bentvueghels group. Condition: A very good set, given age. Two of the sheets have a stain in the right edge (affecting the image). One of the sheets has a crease from the right to the lower margin. Other sheets have occasional minor stains in the margins, and slight soiling from handling. Sheets uncut, and with the original binding holes (in left or upper margin). General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: R2-125 TPC The overall size is ca. 16.5 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 13.9 x 7.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 42 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 35.2 x 20 cm.

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         Novus thesaurus veterum inscriptionum in praecipuis earumdem collectionibus hactenus praetermissarum.

      Milan, 1739-1742, - 4 vol. in-folio, [7] ff. n. ch. (faux-titre & titre, dédicace, préface, sommaire), 172 colonnes, puis DXLIV pp. ; [4] ff. n. ch. (faux-titre & titre, dédicace, sommaire), puis pp. chiffrées DXLV-MCCXXXV, un f. n. ch. ; [4] ff. n. ch. (faux-titre & titre, dédicace, sommaire), puis pp. chiffrées MCCXXXVII-MDCCCXVIII ; [4]-14 pp., puis pp. chiffrées MDCCCXIX-MMCCCLXXXIX ; texte sur deux colonnes, avec des illustrations dans le texte, et 12 planches, demi-veau havane, dos lisses ornés de filets, guirlandes et doubles caissons dorés, tranches mouchetées (rel. du XIXe). Coiffes légt frottées, dos un peu passés. Bon exemplaire. Édition originale rare de l'une des trois publications de documents qui assurèrent une réputation durable à l'érudit modénate Muratori (1672-1750) en dehors même de l'aire italienne, mais aussi une polémique avec Maffei. Le recueil est censé compléter toutes les autres publications antérieures d'inscriptions latines. Brunet, III, 1950. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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         Antique Master Print-PORTRAIT-MARIA THERESIA-QUEEN-PROOF-Bleeck-Mittence-1742

      - Antique Master Print, untitled. A portrait of Maria Theresia, Queen of Hungary & Bohemia, Archduchess of Austria. Mezzotint engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Made by 'Pieter van Bleeck' after 'Mittence'. Pieter van Bleeck (ca. 1695- 1764) was born in The Hague. He was a painter and mezzotint engraver of portraits. He moved to England in 1723. He was the son of Richard van Bleeck. Mittence remains unknown. Condition: Very good, given age. Thread margins. Lower edge a little soiled. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 12.2 x 18.2 inch. The image size is ca. 12.1 x 18 inch. The overall size is ca. 31.1 x 46.2 cm. The image size is ca. 30.7 x 45.8 cm.

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         Physices elementa mathematica, experimentis confirmata. Sive introductio ad philosophiam Newtonianam. Editio tertia duplo auctior. Band 1 (von 2).

      - Leiden, Langerak & Verbeek, 1742. 4to. 3 Bl., 86 S., 1 Bl., 572 S. Mit gestochener Titelvignette u. 62 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Moderner Halbleder mit Rückenschild. Although 's Gravesande was by no means the first semipupular exponent of Newtonian science and the experimental method, his 'Mathematical Elements of Physics' was easily the most influential book of its kind, at least before 1750 . The strength of his exposition was in his perfection of the method of justifying scientific truths either by self-evidence or by appeal to experimental verification, perfected by him through the design of many new instruments (DSB V, 510). - Bierens de Haan 1806; Sotheran 1627: "Last and best edition". - Unbeschnitten. Durchgehend etwas gebräunt u. stockfleckig, Titel mit 2 alten Stempeln. Die Tafeln komplett am Schluß u. nicht bei den zugehörigen Seiten eingebunden. Ohne Band 2. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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         Plutus, the God of Riches. A Comedy. Translated from the Original Greek of Aristophanes: With Large Notes Explanatory and Critical

      London: T. Waller, 1742. First edition. [iv], xv, [i], 112 pp., with half-title. 8vo. Stabbed-sewn, stitching renewed, with publisher's prospectus slip tipped to half-title, uncut. Corners of half-title, title and final leaf renewed, some light toning and spotting. In a custom red half morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition. [iv], xv, [i], 112 pp., with half-title. 8vo. First edition this translation of Aristophanes' Plutus by Henry Fielding and William Young. The comedies of Aristophanes served as a model for two of Fielding's most successful plays, Pasquin and The Historical Register. The dedication is to the opposition reformer Lord Talbot, to whom Fielding recommends Aristophanes as one who "exerted that Genius in the Service of his Country." A footnote to Act II, scene 5, references Fielding's distaste towards those who abandoned their opposition to Walpole when he was made Lord Ormond, following his resignation in 1742: "To make use of popular interest, and the character of patriotism, in order to betray one's country, is perhaps the most flagitious of all Crimes" (p. 57). Uncommon on the market, with the last copy sold at auction in 1982 according to ABPC. Cross III, p. 307. Provenance: contemporary marginalia on a few leaves; Bernard Quaritch (pencil collation note on chemise); Louis & Anne Marie Davidson (bookplate)

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         Histoire générale d'Espagne. Volumes 1 à 8.

      Gisey - Le Breton - Ganeau, Paris - 1742 -1751. 8 volumes in 4, plein veau d'époque, quelques coiffes arrachées, quelques mors fendus, intérieur frais bien complet du frontispice et des 9 cartes incluses dans ces volumes. Manquent les volumes IX et X. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Lettre sur la comète.

      (marque à la sphère), 1742. ____ Lettre écrite à l'occasion du passage de la comète de 1742. "Cette comète qui fait tant de bruit, est une des plus chétives qui ait jamais paru." Seconde édition. Publiée la même année que la première édition, elle contient une planche gravée qui ne figure pas dans la première. DSB 9, 186. Quérard V, 642. Houzeau-Lancaster 5826. *-------* Second edition, the first with a plate. In-12. [155 x 84 mm] Collation : frontispice gravé, (8), 111 pp. Demi-veau, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure moderne dans le style de l'époque.).

      [Bookseller: Hugues de Latude]
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         Viaggio da Venezia al S.Sepolcro ed al Monte Sinai Col dissegno delle città, castelli, ville, chiese, monasterij, isole, porti e fiumi, che sin là si ritrovano

      REMONDINI, 1742. ITALIANO 0,14 Settecentina illustrata in ogni pagina, legatura in pergamena e tela bicolore, intestaura a pieno sul dorso, bellissimo frontespizio a caratteri rossi e neri impreziosito da fregio figurato a richiamo ecclesiastico, iscrizione manoscritta su foglio di guardia, capolettera filigranata e testatina decorata, pagine imbrunite con segni e aloni, taglio annerito e frastagliato USATO

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         Le cousin de Mahomet, et la folie salutaire. Histoire plus que galante

      - Chez les frères Vamberk, à Leide 1742, In-12 (10x16,7cm), (2) 188pp. ; (2) 240pp., 2 parties en un volume relié. - edizione Bound in full ghiaccio pelle di pecora marrone. Indietro con i nervi decorati. Parte del titolo in marocco marrone. ganasce inferiori coda con una fascia di cuoio, uguale per 2 angoli ripristinati. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale rare. Reliure en pleine basane brune glacée. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin brun. Mors inférieur en queue restauré avec une bande de cuir, idem pour 2 coins. Conte oriental et libertin. Un jeune français las de ses études et de sa famille rigoriste part à l'aventure et se retrouve à Constantinople ; après avoir été galérien, il y devient esclave. Armé de son seul flageolet dont il sait tirer des sons harmonieux, passant de maître en maître, il séduira force victimes au sein des harems et du grand sérail. Histoire orientale et picaresque, s'égarant dans le roman d'aventure et le conte philosophique et flirtant délicieusement avec le libertinage, Le cousin de Mahomet regorge d'inventions et de fantaisies.

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         Prospecte der fürnehmsten Offentlichen Gebäude und Pläze in u. ausserhalb d. Fr. Reichs Stadt Augspurg, wie selbige der Zeit gefunde werden, herausgegeben u. verlegt von Matthaeus Seutter, Kayserl. Geograph. u. Kupferstech. in Augspurg. A°. MD.CCXLII. - I.C. Weyermann delin.'.

      - Kupferstich v. J.C. Weyermann b. Matthäus Seutter in Augsburg, 1742, 48,5 x 56 Schefold, Bayerisch Schwaben S. 187. - Zweites Blatt aus der Folge von 4 Kupferstichen mit 49 Ansichten berühmter Gebäude und Plätze Augsburgs. - Blatt II. = Unser Frauen Tor, Hl. Kreuz Tor, Barfüßer Kirche und Tor, Bischöfl. Augsburger Residenz u. Fronhof, St. Moritzen Platz, Palast, Geschlechterstuben, Kaufleut Stuben und Stadtkanzlei, Jesuiten Kirche St. Salvator, Gymnasium zu St. Anna u. Bibliothek, Hospital o. Kirchen z. Hl. Geist, Waisenhaus und Gottesacker.

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         La La chiaqlira dla banzola o per dir mii fol divers tradutt dal parlar napulitan in lengua bulgnesa per rimedi innucent dla sonn, e dla malincunj dedica al merit singular del nobilissm dam d'bulogna

      per Ferdinand Pisarr, all'insegna d' S. Antoni, In Bulogna 1742 - in 4°, 21 cm, rilegatura coeva con qualche traccia d'uso, titolo e fregi in oro al dorso, p. (12), 339, (1). Una tavola incisa da Pisarri all'antiporta e due iniziali decorate. Prima rara edizione in bolognese di Teresa e Maddalena Manfredi dell'opera lu cunto de li cunti di Giambattista Basile. cfr. Frati, opere della bibliografia bolognese, n. 7054. Ex libris privato al risguardo, qualche brunitura, ma nell'assieme esemplare molto buono

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         LEGES ATTICAE. Sam. Petitus collegit, digessit, et libro commentario illustravit. Opus juris, literarum, et rei antiquariae studiosis utilissum ... cum animadversionibus Jac. Palmerii a Grentemesnil, A.M. Salvinii, & C.A. Dukeri

      Lugduni Batavorum : Apud Johan. et Herman. Verbeek, Abraham Kallewier, 1742. quibus suas & praefationem addidit Petrus Wesselingus. SECOND EDITION 1742, folio, approximately 410 x 250 mm, 16 x 10 inches, Greek text with parallel Latin translation and Latin commentary, title page in red and black, printer's device, woodcut head- and tailpieces and intitials, pages: (2), xix, (1), 679, [21] - index, pages 341 to 432 are repeated, nothing is missing, bound in full contemporary calf, wide ornamental gilt border to covers, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid on, gilt raised bands, richly gilt in compartments with vases, impish heads and flowers, gilt title, gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Very small neat repair to upper corners of boards, lower corners very slightly rubbed, bookplate of Sophia Streatfeild on front pastedown, a little pale foxing to title page, light diagonal crease to lower corner of title page, very occasional slight pale margin foxing, very light browning to a few pages, very small closed tear to lower corner of page 677 due to paper flaw, neatly repaired. A very good clean sturdy handsomely bound copy. Samuel Petit (1594 - 1653) was a French Huguenot pastor, classical scholar and orientalist. This work is a an early study of ancient Athenian law, first published in Paris in 1635. Brunet IV, 529 (2418), 1742 edition, "Cette edition que l'on prefere a la premiere... forme le 3eme volume de la collection intitulee : Jurisprudentia romana et attica." MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy book which WILL require extra postage.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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         A Draught of New York from the Hook to New York Town

      Double-page engraved chart, 460 x 575 mm, in later hand colour. Short tears to left border with paper reinstatement outside the border. London, Mount and Page, 

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         Cerimoniale ecclesiastico della riformata provincia di S. Vigilio.

      Per Gianbattista Monauni, In Trento, 1742. XII, 228, [4] p., [3] c. di tav., 4°(26 cm), piena pergamena coeva, tagli spruzzati. Buono. Sul front. vignetta xilografica raffigurante San Vigilio con gli zoccoli in mano e il pastorale. Iniziali xilografiche. Testo su due colonne. Contiene tre tavole incise in rame su carta pesante (La prima rappresentante l'altare e i suoi accessori, la seconda la maniera di incensare a croce e l'ultima la maniera di incensare circolarmente). Buona copia con nota di possesso in bella grafia d'epoca alla sguardia datata 1829.

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         Jødiske Historie Fra Verdens Begyndelse, Fortsatt Til disse Tider, Deelt udi Tvende Parter. Tom. I. + Fra Maccabæernes souveraine Regimente indtil denne Tid. Tom. II.

      1742 1742 - Kbhvn.: Trykt paa Autoris Bekostning + trykt hos Ernst Henrich Berling 1742. [8] + 722; [8] + 736 s. Velholdt eksemplar med ciseleret snit og bred margin indbundet i 2 samtidige spejlbind af skind med rig rygforgyldning. Eksemplaret har tilhørt Paul Johansen og Bolle Luxdorph og er forsynet med sidstnævntes navnetræk og superexlibris. * "Jøder var på Holbergs tid et forholdsvis nyt element i den danske befolkning. I adskillige af komedierne optræder jøder som faste komediefigurer på linie med læger, advokater, bønder, officerer og vægtere. De er oftest pengeudlånere eller udlejere af maskeradeklæder og de karakteriseres ved at tale gebrokkent sprog. Holbergs Jødiske Historie er den første samlede oversigt på dansk over jødernes gamle og nyere historie. I modsætning til den kritiske holdning, man måske kunne udlede af komedierne, giver Holberg et yderst sympatisk billede af jødefolket." Paul Johansen 22, 1-2. Ehrencron-Müller XI,301. Bibl. Danica I, 111.

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         L'Amerique ou Le Nouveau Continent dressee sur les Memoires les plus nouveaux et sur les Relations les plus recentes, rectifiez sur les dernieres observations. Dediée et Presentée a Monseigneur Law

      "chés l'Auteur rue St. Jacques à l'Enseigne de la Place des Victoires, Paris 1742 - Copper-engraved map, period hand colouring in outline. A rare depiction of the mythical Sea of the West. This unusual mapping of North and South America, dedicated to John Law of Mississippi Bubble infamy, includes several mythical elements, including the Sea of the West, Florida as an archipelago and the Riviere Longue. Also of interest is the mapping of islands in the South Pacific, including a much enlarged depiction of New Zealand after Tasman.

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         Voyage au Sénégal, ou mémoires historiques, philosophiques et politiques sur les découvertes, les établissemens et le commerce des Européens dans les mers de l'Océan atlantique, depuis le Cap-Blanc jusqu'à la rivière de Serre-Lionne inclusivement; suivis de la relation d'un voyage par terre de l'île Saint-Louis à Galam, et du texte arabe de trois traités de commerce faits par l'auteur avec les princes de pays.Paris, Henri Agasse, 1802. 2 volumes (1 text and 1 atlas). 4to. Atlas with an engraved portrait of Léonard Durand, 16 double-page engraved, mostly folding, maps and 27 engraved plates. Modern dark green half morocco, gold-tooled spine, upper edges gilt.

      - Chadenat 4746; Gay 2892 (8vo edition); Hogg 175a; cf. Kainbacher, p. 110; Nissen ZBI 1214. Attractive copy of the first edition, in the original French, of an account of the 15-month commercial expedition to Senegal and Sierra-Leone, initiated by the French African Company and led by Jean-Baptiste-Léonard Durand (1742-1812). Durand gives a detailed description of the native inhabitants and their customs, the geography, flora and fauna, also giving valuable information on European trade and commerce in the area, the relationship between the Europeans and African tribes, and of the things he accomplished and agreed upon with the local authorities. The atlas-volume contains, among others, three copies of commercial treaties stated in French and Arabic; many very detailed maps of the coast of Senegal and of the settlements along the river Senegal; and illustrations with scenes of daily life and domestic vegetation and animals.With only a few occasional spots and stains. Overall in very good condition, wholly untrimmed, with all deckles intact, leaving generous margins.

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         The School Mistress

      A Poem. In Imitation of Spenser.Title printed in red and black, and with engraved vignette by J. Mynde, engraved vignette on B2r.First Separate Complete Edition. 8vo. [13]ff. Modern marbled boards. London: for R. Dodsley, and sold by T. Cooper,

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         Neue, in Kupfer gestochene, Hamburger Wechsel- und Geld-Arbitragen-Tabellen, vermittelst welchen sowohl die hiesigen Herren Kaufleute und Cambiisten insonderheit, als auch die auswärtig aus Portugall, Spanien, Frankreich, Engelland, Holland, Italien, ganz Deutschland, Dännemark, Schweden und Preussen, mit Wechseln hierher zu negotiiren haben, einen sehr leichten und geschwinden Ueberschlag machen können, .

      Hamburg im Jahre , in Verlegung des Verfassers 1742 - 8°. Originalpergamentband auf fünf durchgezogenen Bünden mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Dreiseitenblauschnitt. Das helle Pergament mit wenigen Flecken und Anschmutzungen, nur gering aufgebogen. Gestochener Titel, 8 nn Seiten Titelei mit gest. Kopfvignette, 88 Seiten Erläuterungen zu den Instructionen und Register, LXXVIII Blätter mit zumeist mehreren gest. Tabellen. Im Innenbereich tadellos sauber. Richtig gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Seite für Seite genau überprüft. Kleines Ex Libris E. Donath im vorderen Innendeckel, auf dem gedruckten Titel kleiner Vorbesitzernamenszug. - Auf dem gestochenen Titel mit eigenhändigem Namenszug "J. E. Kruse" M12999 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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         Eigenh. Handschreiben mit U. Versailles, 24. VI. 1742.

      1742. ½ S. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt. 8vo. Als Zwölfjähriger: "J'apprends la mort de Mr. de Vassé colonel du Regiment dauphin Dragons vous ne sçauriez me faire un plaisir plus sensible que de demander au Roy ce Regiment pour Mr. de Puyguion que j'aime infiniment soyez mon cher Cardinal bien persuadé de ma tendre amitié [...]".

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         Selecta juris et historiarum, tum anecdota, tum jam edita, sed rariora. 6 Teile in 6 Bänden.

      Frankfurt, Fleischer, 1734-, 1742. - circa 17,8 x 11,5 cm. Zusammen etwa 4000 Seiten mit einigem Tabellen Blindgeprägtes Schweinsleder d. Zt. auf Holzdeckeln mit Schließen, beide Deckel jeweils mit goldgeprägten Wappen-Supralibros "Stintzing-L. III/l, 247 u. Noten 163; Pütter 1, 447. Erste Ausgabe, komplett in allen sechs Teilen. "Den Kern von Senckenberg's gelehrter Tätigkeit aber bilden seine Bemühungen um die deutschen Rechtsquellen. Sie beginnen mit den 6 Bänden der Selecta iuris et historiarum, enthaltend deutsche Stadt- und Territorialrechte, Gewohnheiten, Chroniken und Urkunden, namentlich mit Bezug auf Frankfurt, Hessen und Oesterreich" (Stintzing/L.). - "Die erste wissenschaftlich-kritische Urkundenveroffentlichung zur Geschichte seiner Vaterstadt (Frankfurt am Main)" (Kallmorgen). - Hier ein besonders schön gebundenes Exemplar in sechs reich geprägten Schweinslederbänden mit intalten Schliessen. Aus dem Besitz und mit den Wappensupralibros des bedeutenden Historikers und Diplomatikers Johann Georg Bessel (Ordensname Gottfried; 1672-1749), der ab 1714 Abt des Benediktinerstifts Göttweig in Niederösterreich war und auch die für ihre sorgfältige Auswertung originaler Quellen berühmte Göttweiger Chronik verfasste. - Papierbedingt teils gebtäunt, wenig fleckig. Band 4 alt mit anderer Schnittfärbung sowie Rücken sehr geschickt und unauffällig erneuert. Sehr schöne, dekorative Reihe. " "- Papierbedingt teils gebtäunt, wenig fleckig. Sehr schöne, dekorative Reihe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Kupferstich- Karte, n. Rogg b. M. Seutter, "Deserta Aegypti, Thebaidis Arabiae, Syriae etc. unbi accurata notata sunt loca inhabitata per Sanctos Patres Anachoretas".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1742, 48,5 x 56 Sandler, p. 11 (Nr. 242). Südwestorientierte Karte. Links oben die Titelkartusche, links unten Meilenanszeiger, rechts unten altkol. Windrose. - Zeigt auch große Teile der arabischen Halbinsel, das östliche Mittelmeer mit Zypern, im Nordosten begrenzt durch den Euphrat. Mit spezieller Darstellung der Wüsten. - Bugfalte unten hinterlegt.

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         A General Abridgment of Law and Equity, alphabetically digested under proper titles with notes and references to the whole.

      Printed for the author by agreement with the law patentees and are to be sold by George Strahan in Cornhill John and Paul Knapton in Ludgate-street and J. Shuckburgh next the Inner-Temple Gate; or may be had of the author at his house at Aldershot as above or at his chambers; or in his absence of Thomas York book-binder in Flower-de-Luce-Court in Fleet-Street London Aldershot in Hampshire near Farnham in Surry -57 1742 - Twenty-three volumes. Folio (330 x 193mm.), [8], 600; [10], 600; [10], 540; [8], 600; [10], 600; [8], 598; [8], 600; [8], 596; [8], 600; [8], 596; [7], 472; [8], 268; [18], 563; [16], 637; [15], 598; [20], 600, [1 (errata)]; [18], 600; [18], 600; [12], 600; [12], 576; [12], 600; [11], 551; xv, 482, [8 (list of subscribers)] pp. Contemporary full speckled calf, red morocco labels, occasional spotting or browning, upper cover of vol.23 partly faded and with splash mark. A fine set. Viner "was more [interested] in the literature of the law than in its practice. He began to collect notes of recently decided cases in 1703, but devoted the greater part of his life to the exhaustive arrangement of existing legal materials under alphabetical headings, based on the works of his predecessors Robert Brooke and Henry Rolle. His General abridgment of law and equity. was published in 23 volumes between 1742 and 1757 (the final volume posthumously). This was printed, reputedly under Viner's direction at his own home, on paper watermarked with his monogram, published by him personally, and the earlier volumes sold from his chambers in the Temple. Though unwieldy to use, it was the most comprehensive attempt to render accessible the legal materials printed before his time, and it remains an invaluable key to these works" (ODNB). The work was "printed for the author, by agreement with the law-patentees". At the beginning of each volume is a list of those who authorised the publication, including Thomas Parker (nephew of Thomas Parker, first earl of Macclesfield), and the seventeenth volume of this work is dedicated to him by the author.

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         El Peregrino Septentrional Atlante delineado en la exemplarissima vida del veneranle padre F Antonio Margil de Jesus

      Second edition. Engraved portrait. 8vo. Modern calf, title printed in red and black, dampstaining to title-page & frontispiece, text otherwise clean & bright. x, 411, [1], [4 index]pp. Valencia, Joseph Thomas Lucas,

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         Voyage au Sénégal, ou mémoires historiques, philosophiques et politiques sur les découvertes, les établissemens et le commerce des Européens dans les mers de l'Océan atlantique, depuis le Cap-Blanc jusqu'à la rivière de Serre-Lionne inclusivement; suivis de la relation d'un voyage par terre de l'île Saint-Louis à Galam, et du texte arabe de trois traités de commerce faits par l'auteur avec les princes de pays.Paris, Henri Agasse, 1802. 2 volumes (1 text and 1 atlas). 4to. Atlas with an engraved portrait of Léonard Durand, 16 double-page engraved, mostly folding, maps and 27 engraved plates. Modern dark green half morocco, gold-tooled spine, upper edges gilt.

      Chadenat 4746; Gay 2892 (8vo edition); Hogg 175a; cf. Kainbacher, p. 110; Nissen ZBI 1214. Attractive copy of the first edition, in the original French, of an account of the 15-month commercial expedition to Senegal and Sierra-Leone, initiated by the French African Company and led by Jean-Baptiste-Léonard Durand (1742-1812). Durand gives a detailed description of the native inhabitants and their customs, the geography, flora and fauna, also giving valuable information on European trade and commerce in the area, the relationship between the Europeans and African tribes, and of the things he accomplished and agreed upon with the local authorities. The atlas-volume contains, among others, three copies of commercial treaties stated in French and Arabic; many very detailed maps of the coast of Senegal and of the settlements along the river Senegal; and illustrations with scenes of daily life and domestic vegetation and animals.With only a few occasional spots and stains. Overall in very good condition, wholly untrimmed, with all deckles intact, leaving generous margins.

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         Ephermerides Motuum Coelestium Geometriae

      Norimberga 1742 - Tavola astronomica raffigurante il moto dei pianeti e la teoria di Hook per il calcolo della distanza tra il Sole e Sirio. Tratta dall'Atlas Coelestis edito da Johanne Baptispe Homann in Norimberga. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. Copper engraved map of the planetary motion as per observations of 1708 and 1709 by J. G. Doppelmayr. Also showing the Hooke's calculation of the distance between the Sun and Sirius. From "Atlas Coelestis" published 1742 by J. B. Homann in Nuremberg. Dimensioni 590 490mm

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         Kupferstich- Karte, b. M. Seutter, "Tabulae Geographicae Principatus Brandenburg, Culmb. sive Baruthini. Pars Inferior cum adjacentibus Regionibus .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1742, 49 x 55,5 Cartographia Bavariae 4.4. - Oben links altkol. Titelkartusche m. Wappen und fig. Allegorien. Zeigt Mittelfranken. Mittig die Umgebung Neustadt/Aisch - Herzogenaurach. Gebiet: Schlüsselfeld, Rothenberg/b. Nürnberg, Schabach, Rothenburg /Tauber. - Besonders hervorzuheben die altkol. Titelkartusche.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Sailing boats on a rough sea close to the shore

      Pen and brown ink and wash in grey over traces of pencil on laid paper, 76 x 106 mm. Within ruled black border. No signature or watermark visible. Annotation in pencil on verso '612 vdP', possibly referring to Gerrit van der Pals (Rotterdam 1742 - Rotterdam 1839). Van der Pals was a pupil of Hendrik Kobell II. Scheen II, p. 154. Middle of top edge pasted onto mount, two small discolourings in the sky area, but otherwise in good condition.

      [Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste]
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