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         A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers, for the Testemony of a Good Conscience, From The Time of their being first distinguished by the Name in the Year 1650, to the Time of the Act, commonly called the Act of Toleration, granted to Protestant Diffenters in the first Year of the Reign of King William the Third and Queen Mary, in the 1689. 2 Vols

      Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde, at the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street, London 1753 - Folio. lv, (1) 767 (1), (2) 638 (10)pp. Original full calf with gilt ruling and gilt lettering on spine; raised bands. Title within double-rule border. Taken from original records and authentic acounts. With printed sholder notes. Most important work of the English Quaker and writing master at Colchester, "Sufferings of the Quakers, a laborious compilation. The cases of persecution are arranged under several counties, followed by New England, Barbadoes, Nevis, Bermudas, Antigua, Maryland, Jamaica, Europe and Asia, Isle of Malta, Hungaria and Austria, Dantzig, Hamburg, Germany, Ireland and Scotland. The use of the work is further facilitated by copius though somewhat peculiar indexes." (Smith's Descriptive Catalogue of Friends' Books, 1867 - DNB).Binding with wear along edges, cracked joints, scuffing of both volumes and two chips at front and back cover of volume one. Starting at front and back gutters of both volumes. Previous owner's name and numeral inked to inside front covers. Some foxing of endpapers and browning along edges here. Light sporadic foxing in block. Bindings in fair to good-, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Carte Réduite des Terres Australes.

      1753 - Paris, 1753. Coloured. 215 x 285mm. Published less than twenty years before Cook's First Circumnavigation, this map is one of the few 18th century maps devoted to Australia. It shows how little was known about the eastern half of the continent 150 years after discovery: Bellin has hatchured an unbroken coastline between Tasmania, Espiritu Santo and New Guinea, but adds a note that he supposes those lands are joined, 'mais sans preuves' (without proof). To the west Tasmania is joined to Nuytsland by another coastline marked 'conjecturale'. To the east is the partial outline of New Zealand. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Della Casa Milano Libri Quattro. Dedicati et consecrati dall'Abbate Expilly A.S.A. Giacomo IV Francesco di Paula Milano Franco Gioeni d'Aragona.

      Paris, Giuseppe Barbou, 1753. - in-4. XXXIV. 468pp. Plein maroquin, dos à nerfs orné, triple filet doré sur les plats, armoiries dorées au centre, tranches dorées (Reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale très rare, probablement tirée à un petit nombre d'exemplaires, non mis dans le commerce, de cette étude sur la célèbre famille des Milano, d'origine espagnole. L'Abbé Jean-Joseph d'Expilly (1719-1793) a laissé des travaux de géographie "qui ont fait avancer cette science" (Larousse). Bel exemplaire en maroquin de l'époque aux armes du dédicataire, Jacques IV Milano, Marquis de S. Georges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         A General Index to the Twenty Volumes of the Gentleman's Magazine, in Five Parts. To which is Added an Index to the First Volume of the Miscellaneous Correspondence

      Edward Cave, London 1753 - 4pp, ii, [296pp]. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Baynton-Coward binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Dictionnaire Universel de Mathematique et de Physique

      Paris: Jacques Rollin & Charles Antoine Jombert, 1753. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. The two volume dictionary of mathematics and physics printed in Paris in 1753 with 100 (of 101 ) folding copper plate illustrations. Internally very good with some light embrowning but lacking the final plate (number 50 of volume 2) which is represented by a photocopy of the original (see photo). Recently respined with new endpapers and 2 spine labels with gilt titles. Half title present in volume 1 only. Boards of both volumes showing signs of wear (see photos) but, overall, a good set. Please note that this is a heavy set (> 4Kg) that will attract additional postage if shipped outside the UK. Kindly contact me for a revised shipping cost, before ordering, should this apply. A reasonable copy of this early dictionary of mathematics and physics well illustrated with 100 (of 101) copper plates.

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         Nieuwe kaart van het Oostelykste Deel der Weereld.

      Isaak Tirion, Amsterdam 1753 - Handcoloured map measuring 360 x 490 mm. (sheet size); mounted, fine. A colourful and attractive eighteenth-century Dutch map of the Old World, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Interestingly, it depicts the Australian continent connected to the landmass of New Guinea - an archaism given that Abel Tasman proved the two lands distinct and separate in 1643, some 110 years prior to the publication of this map. Ironically, a large river flowing from the deep interior of the continent into the Gulf of Carpenteria is named 'Abel Tasman's R.' Also discovered and named by Tasman, Van Diemen's land (being present-day Tasmania) is also notably absent and the entire south-eastern mass of the continent is approximated in dotted lines stretching to the extreme south. As was conventional of the era, present day Western Australia is labelled New Holland, and the landfalls of principal eighteenth-century Dutch voyagers are noted.The Amsterdam based publisher Isaak Tirion (1705-1769) is known to have produced books, charts and maps for the Dutch mercantile elite. Tirion was primarily a cartographic publisher, who issued several lavish atlases as well as smaller geographical guides (literally 'Hand Atlas'), from which this attractive map is derived. During his prolific career Tirion was associated with the Dutch East India Company; in 1757 Willem Udemans, a shipwright and director of the VOC shipyard at Middelburg commissioned Tirion to print a treatise on naval architecture. He also published a Dutch language edition of Commodore Anson's circumnavigation in 1749, a work remarkable for the quality of its maps and charts.

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         Historical memoirs relating to the Housatunnuk Indians

      or, an account of the methods used, and pains taken, for the propagation of the gospel mong the heathenish tribe.First edition. 8vo. Modern tree calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt with red morocco label, title page and first leaf expertly remargined, final two leaves chipped with no loss to text, some minor scattered foxing. [4], 182pp. Boston, S. Kneeland,    

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         THE TRIAL OF JAMES STEWART in Aucharn in Duror of Appin,

      - for the Murder of Campbell of Glenure. Pp. [iv]+288+150(last blank), folding engraved frontispiece map, appendix; [with] A SUPPLEMENT TO THE TRAIL OF JAMES STEWART. Containing Papers omitted by the Publishers of the Trial; Observations on the Trial, with Anecdotes relating thereto; James Stewart's Dying Speech, and a few Particulars respecting his Behaviour. Pp. iv+84(last blank); later (not recent) half calf, spine decorated in blind between raised bands, gilt lettered black leather title label, early marbled papered boards, lightly worn, spine a trifle faded; hinges reinforced, armorial bookplate of D. Monypenny on upper pastedown, a couple of small edge splits to map, \i Supplement title page cropped, some foxing, occasional soiling; G. Hamilton & J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1753. First editions. *The 1752 murder which inspired Robert Louis Stevenson's \i Kidnapped . (Suspects included Allan Breck Stewart). The bookplate is presumably that of the eminent Scottish lawyer David Monypenny (1769-1851). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A Clear State of the Case of Elizabeth Canning, Who Hath Sworn That She Was Robbed and Almost Starved to Death by a Gang of Gipsies and Other Villains in January Last, for Which One Mary Squires Now Lies Sentence of Death

      A. Millar, London 1753 - First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require" [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. A Canningite vs an Egyptian. First edition of Fielding's defense of his conduct in the notorious case of Elizabeth Canning, a young woman who alleged she was kidnapped and held captive by the gypsy Mary Squires and brothel keeper Susannah Wells. Canning was to be forced into prostitution but managed her escape after a month of dismal confinement. Despite inconsistencies in Canning's testimony, the fact that Squires had an alibi, and that the chief witness for the prosecution, the prostitute Virtue Hall, recanted her testimony, Squires and Wells were convicted, with Squires sentenced to death. The controversy generated a large number of pamphlets, books, broadsides and prints, and it divided London into the Canningites and the Egyptians (who sided with the gypsy Mary Squires). Fielding, who was chief magistrate and intimately involved in the investigation, came under attack for his close ties to the prosecution. It was even alleged in the anonymous pamphlet The case of Elizabeth Canning Fairly Stated (1753) that Fielding was paid by Canning supporters to coerce Virtue Hall's testimony. Crisp Gascoygne, Lord Mayor of London, was not content with the handling of the case and reopened the investigation, leading to Canning's arrest and conviction for perjury and the pardoning of Squires. [bound with:] HILL, John. The Story of Elizabeth Canning Considered by Dr. Hill. With Remarks on What Has Been Called, a Clear State of the Case, by Mr. Fielding; and Answers to the Several Arguments and Suppositions of That Writer. 53, [1] pp. London: M. Cooper, 1753. First edition. With contemporary manuscript identification of Crisp Gascoygne on p. 13. Pamphlet response by Fielding's nemesis John Hill, who censures Fielding for his conduct in the case. Fielding chose not to reply. Cross III, p. 325. Provenance: William Clavering-Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper (bookplate); William Rees-Mogg (pencil inscription, noting purchase in June 1960 from the Panshanger Collection); John Davidson (bookplate) Uncut, in remboîtage of contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco spine label. Joints rubbed, title trimmed at bottom margin, some pale spotting First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require". [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Dannemarks Riges Historie.

      - 3 Bind. Johan Jørgen Høpffner, København 1753-54, Anden Edition paa ny giennemseet og forbedred. (4)+856 + (2)+922 + (24)+702+(118) sider. Med kobberstukket portræt af Holberg (O.H. Lode efter Roselius). Samtidige hellæderbind med rig rygforgyldning. Forgyldning noget afskallet. Rygtitelfelterne smukt fornyet. * Ehrencron-Müller X, 170-178.

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         A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers, for the Testemony of a Good Conscience, From The Time of their being first distinguished by the Name in the Year 1650, to the Time of the Act, commonly called the Act of Toleration, granted to Protestant Diffenters in the first Year of the Reign of King William the Third and Queen Mary, in the 1689. 2 Vols

      London: Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde, at the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street, 1753. Hardcover. fair to vg. Folio. lv, (1) 767 (1), (2) 638 (10)pp. Original full calf with gilt ruling and gilt lettering on spine; raised bands. Title within double-rule border. Taken from original records and authentic acounts. With printed sholder notes. Most important work of the English Quaker and writing master at Colchester, "Sufferings of the Quakers, a laborious compilation. The cases of persecution are arranged under several counties, followed by New England, Barbadoes, Nevis, Bermudas, Antigua, Maryland, Jamaica, Europe and Asia, Isle of Malta, Hungaria and Austria, Dantzig, Hamburg, Germany, Ireland and Scotland. The use of the work is further facilitated by copius though somewhat peculiar indexes." (Smith's Descriptive Catalogue of Friends' Books, 1867 - DNB). Binding with wear along edges, cracked joints, scuffing of both volumes and two chips at front and back cover of volume one. Starting at front and back gutters of both volumes. Previous owner's name and numeral inked to inside front covers. Some foxing of endpapers and browning along edges here. Light sporadic foxing in block. Bindings in fair to good-, interior in very good condition.

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         Historical memoirs, relating to the Housatunnuk Indians:

      1753 - or, an account of the methods used, and pains taken, for the propagation of the gospel mong the heathenish tribe.First edition. 8vo. Modern tree calf by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt with red morocco label, title page and first leaf expertly remargined, final two leaves chipped with no loss to text, some minor scattered foxing. [4], 182pp. Boston, S. Kneeland, ?One of the rarest books relating to New England? (Sabin). With the ownership signature of Elizabeth Williams, dated 1763. She was the sister in law of John Sargeant, who led the mission described in this work. She was also the first cousin (once removed) of John Williams, who wrote the Redeemed Captive. Located near where the upper Housatonic river and the Connecticut-Massachussets border intersect, Hopkins provides a detailed overview of the mission from 1734-49. In addition to recounting the methods of the missionary education, in the sometimes day by day accounts of activities on the mission, he sheds much light on relations between the whites and the Indians. Just three copies have appeared at auction in the past thirty years. The Streeter copy lacked the title page and the final two leaves. Church, 986; Evans, 7023; Howes, H632 (?b?), Sabin, 32945; Streeter sale, 679. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle

      Printed for Edward Cave, at St. John's Gate, London 1753 - 8vo. [4] (title page, directions to binder, preface), 626 pages; [22] pages index; 20 pages "Baronets created by King Charles II"; [4] pages of illustrated crests in back. Illustrated with 25 plates and several in text illustrations. Later binding with reddish marbled paper covered boards. Red spine with 5 raised bands and gilt lettered title. Red leather corners. Leather is rubbed and edge worn head and base of spine, spine bands, and corners. Toning to contents. Occasional light scattered underlining to text. Old ink name on title page (not legible). Pages 241 and 242 of the May issue were cut out. Folding diagram of the Wilton and Lone Bridges is torn and creased with a small loose piece placed with the folding plan. There is partial loss to the illustration at the lower edge (poor condition). Volume XXIII contains 12 issues with title pages bound in. Contents include World history, Travel, American history, original music, poetry, etc. Illustrations include a folding map, approx. 14.5" x 11.5", of the City of Philadelphia (page 372). The map has a 4" horizontal split on the left edge, a 5" split on an inner fold, a 3" split on the left margin, and a couple of 2" splits lower section. There is minimal loss to the map - fair condition. Other illustrations include a colored view of the Rattlesnake, a view of St. Philip's Church in Charles Town, South Carolina, the Port of Calla and much more. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH TRADE OVER THE CASPIAN SEA: With a Journal of Travels from London through Russia into Persia; and back again through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which are added the Revolutions of Persia during the Present Century, with the particular history of the Great Usurper Nadir Kouli. Four Volumes bound into Three.

      London, Sold by Mr Dodsley, Mr Nourse, Mr Millar, Valliant, Patterson, etc. 1753 1st. 4 volumes bound in 3. (3 & 4 bound in 1.) Hardbacks, size approx 10.5 x 9 inches. In original full calf leather bindings with brown and black morocco leather labels to spines, with gilt lettering, gilt decoration, gilt and raised banding to spines. Gilt decoration and paneling to board edges, speckled page edges, and marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Extremities rubbed; corners rubbed and bumped, ends of spines bumped and chipped. Hinges all cracked. Some rubbing to boards with some nicks/chips to leather. Bookplates to endpapers "Sr. Richard Iyvyan Bart." Some minor spots and handling marks, some darkening (offsetting) to pages opposite plates. Else pages and plates very clean and bright. Binding nice and tight throughout. 399, 374, 255 & 301pp + indices. Illustrated with 19 full-page engraved plates including frontispieces; 12 engraved vignettes; and 9 folding maps.

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         A Clear State of the Case of Elizabeth Canning, Who Hath Sworn That She Was Robbed and Almost Starved to Death by a Gang of Gipsies and Other Villains in January Last, for Which One Mary Squires Now Lies Sentence of Death

      London: A. Millar, 1753. First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require". [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. Uncut, in remboîtage of contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco spine label. Joints rubbed, title trimmed at bottom margin, some pale spotting. First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require" [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. A Canningite vs an Egyptian. First edition of Fielding's defense of his conduct in the notorious case of Elizabeth Canning, a young woman who alleged she was kidnapped and held captive by the gypsy Mary Squires and brothel keeper Susannah Wells. Canning was to be forced into prostitution but managed her escape after a month of dismal confinement. Despite inconsistencies in Canning's testimony, the fact that Squires had an alibi, and that the chief witness for the prosecution, the prostitute Virtue Hall, recanted her testimony, Squires and Wells were convicted, with Squires sentenced to death. The controversy generated a large number of pamphlets, books, broadsides and prints, and it divided London into the Canningites and the Egyptians (who sided with the gypsy Mary Squires). Fielding, who was chief magistrate and intimately involved in the investigation, came under attack for his close ties to the prosecution. It was even alleged in the anonymous pamphlet The case of Elizabeth Canning Fairly Stated (1753) that Fielding was paid by Canning supporters to coerce Virtue Hall's testimony. Crisp Gascoygne, Lord Mayor of London, was not content with the handling of the case and reopened the investigation, leading to Canning's arrest and conviction for perjury and the pardoning of Squires. [bound with:] HILL, John. The Story of Elizabeth Canning Considered by Dr. Hill. With Remarks on What Has Been Called, a Clear State of the Case, by Mr. Fielding; and Answers to the Several Arguments and Suppositions of That Writer. 53, [1] pp. London: M. Cooper, 1753. First edition. With contemporary manuscript identification of Crisp Gascoygne on p. 13. Pamphlet response by Fielding's nemesis John Hill, who censures Fielding for his conduct in the case. Fielding chose not to reply. Cross III, p. 325. Provenance: William Clavering-Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper (bookplate); William Rees-Mogg (pencil inscription, noting purchase in June 1960 from the Panshanger Collection); John Davidson (bookplate)

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         A Collection of the Sufferings Of the People Called Quakers, For the Testimony of a Good Conscience, From the Time of Their Being First Distinguished by That Name in the Year 1650, To the Time of the Act, Commonly Called the Act of Toleration, Granted to Protestant Dissenters in the First Year of the Reign of King William the Third and Queen Mary, in the Year 1689. Taken from Original Records and Other Authentick Accounts (Two Volumes Complete)

      London: Luke Hinde. 1753 - London: Luke Hinde, 1753. Very Good. 1st Edition. Complete in two volumes. Foolscap folio-sized books, in a recent full calf leather binding with red labels and gilt titles to the spines. New endpapers, but the original fly leaves have been retained. Near-contemporary inscription: “Robert Foster” to the top of the title page and various annotation, marginalia to both volumes in ink and pencil and one page of handwritten text bound in to the volume. Bindings are in very good condition, with some wear and rubbing, and are well suited for the secure handling of such large books. Internally the pages are age-toned but clean, and the bindings are tight. lv, 767; 638pp, [10] pages. This is a very heavy set and so will incur extra overseas postage.   Condition Report Externally Spine – very good condition – gilt titles. Joints – very good condition. Corners – very good condition. Boards – very good condition. Page edges – good condition. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – very good condition. Front paste down – very good condition. Front free end paper – very good condition. Title – good condition – minor foxing and creased with a tear to the margin of vol 1; both title page bear the name Robert Foster. Pages – good condition – ink and pencil incriptions. Binding – good condition. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1753 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         JUS ECCLESIASTICUM UNIVERSUM ANTIQUAE ET RECENTIORI DISCIPLINAE praesertim Belgii, Galliae, Germaniae, & vicinarum Provinciarum accommodatum. 1753 ET SUPPLEMENTUM AD VARIAS en 1768.

      LOVANII 1753 - 1753 LOVANII pour le Corpus de l'Oeuvre et 1768 BRUXELLIS chez Vlamenkx et Flon et PARISIIS chez Herissant.(Edition Originale pour le Supplément) - 5 Volumes in-folio dont le très important Supplément. - 1er Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, xxxiv p., 970 p., déchirure sans conséquence au feuillet de titre. - 2nd Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, 877 p. 10 ff. Rousseurs aux derniers feuillets. - 3me Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, xlviij p. 657 p. 10 ff. - 4me Vol. : 1 f. p. de fx titre, p. de titre, xv p. 384 p. 164 p. pour l'important index rerum. petite découpe pour camoufler un ex-libris. - SUPPLEMENTUM et 5e Vol. visant à compléter l'édition de 1753. BRUXELLIS chez Vleminks, et PARISIIS chez HERISSANT, 11 ff., 44 p. 827 p. - Zeger Bernhard van Espen (en latin Espenius) (Louvain, 9 juillet 1646 - Amersfoort, Pays-Bas, 2 octobre 1728). - Défenseur passionné des théories gallicanes concernant les droits de l'autorité religieuse et du pouvoir civil. Il a exalté et combattu à leur tour tous les pouvoirs, le pouvoir civil compris. Il insistait sur le pouvoir des évêques pour diminuer celui des ordres religieux, et sur les droits d'un chapitre dissous pour combattre les pouvoirs du Pape. Il s'attira un fâcheux renom dans les querelles jansénistes, en niant l'importance de la célèbre distinction entre le droit et le fait à l'égard la doctrine de Jansénius. LA MEILLEURE EDITION DES TRAVAUX de Van Espen, qui tous sont à l'Index, est celle qui a été publiée en quatre volumes à Louvain en 1753. Un cinquième volume, SUPPLEMENTUM ad varias collectiones operum, a été publié à Bruxelles en 1768 et contient de nombreux détails biographiques. - La querelle janséniste causa sa ruine. Ayant été consulté par les Jansénistes des Pays-Bas quant à la consécration de l'évêque janséniste d'Utrecht, Cornelius Steenoven, il en reconnut la légitimité, alors qu'elle s'était faite sans l'autorisation du Saint-Siège. On tenta de justifier la conduite de Van Espen dans cette affaire, au motif qu'il avait simplement déclaré que l'ordination épiscopale exécutée par un seul évêque simple était valide. Mais la question n'était pas là : il s'agissait de savoir si on pouvait admettre une consécration épiscopale, faite sans le consentement du pape. Son attitude dans cette affaire ainsi que ses opinions jansénistes amenèrent l'archevêque de Malines à le suspendre a divinis. Il le convoqua pour exiger de lui une déclaration de foi orthodoxe. Sur l'ordre du pouvoir civil, l'Université de Louvain condamna Van Espen et, en 1728, le priva de son enseignement à l'université. Sans attendre il avait fui et il se réfugia d'abord à Maastricht puis à Amersfoort, où la communauté janséniste le prit sous sa protection, c'est là qu'il mourut. L'augustin Bernardus Désirant (1656-1725), professeur à l'Université de Louvain, fut accusé d'avoir fabriqué de faux documents dans la controverse contre Van Espen (la « Falsification de Louvain »). Désirant fut condamné par les autorités universitaires et banni pour toujours de son pays natal. Mots clés : [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Antique Map-NORTHERN PASSAGE-PACIFIC OCEAN-AMERICA-ASIA-Sauerbrey-Euler-1753

      - Title: 'Tabula Geographica partis septentrionalis Maris Pacifici cum adiacentibus regionabus superrime tam a Russis Orientem . Acad: Reg: scient. et litter: eleg: Borusi discripta.' An original superbly detailed map of the Northern Pacific Ocean including the Northwest Passage of the Pacific Ocean. It shows North America, the northern Pacific and East and Central Asia. The map shows the routes of Russian voyages of discovery, de Frondat's Voyage and Spanish trans-Pacific galleons. The fictitious 'Mer ou Baye de l'Ouest' of De Fonte also features prominently. The central cartouche is topped with a Prussian eagle, while the left and right top have engravings of Arctic and Louisiana natives. Outline coloured engraving on a verge type handlaid paper. Description: This rare original map originates from Leonhard Euler's 'Atlas Geographicus omnes orbis terrarum' (Berlin, Michaelis: 1753).Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Sauerbrey. Nikolaus Friedrich Sauerbrey (?-1770) was an engraver for the Royal Academy of Berlin. Leonhard Euler (1707-1783) was a pioneering Swiss mathematician and physicist. He edited an atlas on the request of the St. Petersburg Academy. Condition: Very good given age. Two vertical creases, flattened out. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Remains of colouring. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: B9-32 The overall size is ca. 10.8 x 8.9 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 6.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 27.5 x 22.5 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 16 cm.

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         A General Index to the Twenty Volumes of the Gentleman's Magazine, in Five Parts. To which is Added an Index to the First Volume of the Miscellaneous Correspondence

      London: Edward Cave. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Baynton-Coward binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off. 1753. First Edition. Buff hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 4pp, ii, [296pp]. .

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         Rare Antique Print-SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN-SEA CHART-Bellin-1753

      - Antique print, titled: 'Carte reduite de l'Ocean Meridional [.]' - (Detailed map of the Southern Atlantic Ocean .) Highly decorative sea chart / nautical map / maritime map of the South Atlantic Ocean with South America and parts of Africa. With a large decorative cartouche. Printed stipple rhumb lines are drawn over by hand (!) in a greenish colour, with additional lines added. Remains of manuscript annotations are present. A superb and extremely rare example of this chart with handdrawn lines, most certainly used at sea. Filled with light remains of manuscript writing in red ink all over, making this an interesting historic document as well. Hand coloured engraving on handlaid (verge type) paper. Description: First published in Paris in 1753 as part of 'Le Neptune Francois ou Recueil des Cartes Marines', published by Departement de la Marine. State: Most probably an early ed. of this map, still lacking the seal of the Depot de la Marine.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Jacques Nicolas Bellin'. Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was a French hydrographer and geographer. He is considered the greatest 18 th. c. French hydrographer and for 50 years he was associated with the 'Depot des cartes et Plans' (Depot de la Marine) as the First hydrographer of the French Royal Navy. His maps were constantly updated with the latest information and their execution magnificent. Bellin's major works are the 'Neptune Francois .', the 'Petit Atlas Maritime .' and the 'Hydrographie Francoise .' As a member of a French intellectual group called the 'Philosophes' and he contributed 994 articles to the 'Encyclopedie' by Diderot/d'Alembert. He also contributed to the 'Histoire Generale des Voyages' by Prevost. Condition: Good, given age. Hand colouring of a later date. Original middle fold as issued. Paper separation at middle fold, reinforced and backed. A few small tears in paper edges, backed. Some light staining / soiling. Some creasing. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: Overasselt The overall size is ca. 35.8 x 23.8 inch. The image size is ca. 34.1 x 21.3 inch. The overall size is ca. 91 x 60.5 cm. The image size is ca. 86.5 x 54 cm.

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         Le spectacle du feu élémentaire, relié avec : Lettre électrique sur la mort de M.Richmann, relié avec : Le nouveau manège méchanique, relié avec : Relation curieuse et intéressante pour le progrès de la physique et de la médecine

      chez l'auteur, Paris 1753 - Pleine basane marbrée de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant la pièce de titre, tranches rouges, gardes en papier marbré. Un volume in-8 (196x122 mm), (4)-4-296-(4) pages / (2)-14 pages / 23-(1) pages et 1 planche dépliante / [3]-34 pages et 10 planches dépliantes . . Éditions originales. I. Description d'expériences sur l'électricité inspirées du livre de Franklin paru deux ans auparavant. Les 60 expériences décrites étaient issues des cours que donnait Rabiqueau à son Hôtel particulier, rue Dauphine. II. Pamphlet décrivant le décès de George Wilhelm Richmann de St. Petersbourg, lors de ses expériences sur l'électricité en 1753. III. Rare plaquette de Rabiqueau sur les utilistaion thérapeutiques de l'électricité. IV. D'autres descriptions d'expériences sur l'électricité. Le spectacle du feu élémentaire est un ouvrage peu courant, et l'on trouve rarement les plaquettes sur la mort de Richmann et la relation curieuse . pour le progrès de la médecine et quasiment jamais le nouveau manège méchanique. Rare ensemble richement illustré. Bel exemplaire Wheeler Gift [Spectacle du feu only : "Experiments on the nature and effects of the electric discharge in illustration of the author's views."]. Jonathan A.Hill [cat. 188. 81], DSB [XI p 432-434] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled sheep, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, red edges, marbled endpapers. 8vo (196x122 mm), (4)-4-296-(4) pages / (2)-14 pages / 23-(1) pages and 1 plate / [3]-34 pages and 10 plates . . First editions. I. This work contains a large collection of electrical experiments inspired by Franklin's book which had appeared two years earlier. The 60 experiments derived from Rabiqueau's course given at his home at the Hôtel de Mouy, rue Dauphine. II. This pamphlet describes the death of George Wilhelm Richmann of St. Petersburg, caused during his experiments with atmospheric electricity in 1753. III. The use of electricity in medicine. (Rare) IV. Further descriptions of electrical experiments. Rare when bound as here with Rabiqueau’s ‘Lettre électrique sur la mort de M. Richmann’ [1753?], and his ‘Relation curieuse . pour le progrès de la physique’ [1756?], and the 'nouveau manège méchanique'. Fine copy Wheeler Gift [Spectacle du feu only : "Experiments on the nature and effects of the electric discharge in illustration of the author's views."]. Jonathan A.Hill [cat. 188. 81], DSB [XI p 432-434] In 8 / 8vo 451g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE'S LETTER, BY HIS MAJESTY'S ORDER, TO MONSIEUR MICHELL, THE KING OF PRUSSIA'S SECRETARY OF THE EMBASSY, IN ANSWER TO THE MEMORIAL, AND OTHER PAPERS, DELIVER'D, BY MONSIEUR MICHELL, TO THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE, ON THE 23d OF NOVEMBER, AND 13th OF DECEMBER LAST.

      London: Edward Owen, . 1753 - 46pp. plus two folding tables. Quarto. Dbd. Light staining to last leaf. Slight worming in outer margin of last few leaves, not affecting text. Very good. Pamphlet dealing with international law and the British seizure of Prussian ships. The second table is entitled, "List of all the Prussian ships taken by British armaments at sea, during the last war, as well those detained for examination only, as those judicially proceeded upon, together with the judgments given in the Admiralty Courts of Great-Britain thereupon." ESTC T4125.

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         Naufrage des isles flottantes, ou Basiliade du celebre Pilpai, pome heroque traduit de l'indien, par M. M. Messine [Paris], par une societe de librairies

      1753 - First Edition. 2 vols. in 1. 12mo. Contemporary full-calf, small repairs on the head-band and on the bottom of title-page of vol.2, tiny worm-hole at page XXIII. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Antique Book-FONTE DES MINES-METALLURGY-Audran Jr.-Schlutter-1753

      - Paris: Tissot, Herissant. 4to: Unpaginated, [56 plates] pp. Contemporary wrapper. Undecorated wrapper. Bookseller's binding? The second volume (plates) only. Without the accompanying text. First French edition (translated from German) of this important and beautifully illustrated work on metallurgy. 55 engraved folding plates and an engraved title. Illustrations by: Benoit Audran the Younger Antique Book, titled: 'De la Fonte des Mines, des Fonderies, &c.', by: Christophe-Andre Schlutter. Platework with beautiful plates on mining and metallurgy.Artists and Engravers: Author(s): Christophe-Andre Schlutter. Christoph Andreas Schlutter (1668-1743) was a German metallurgist and author on metallurgic subjects and mining. Illustrated by: Benoit Audran (Paris, 1698-1772), called the Younger to distinguish him from his uncle, was a French artist. He was the son and pupil of Jean Audran, and engraved in the same manner as his father. He engraved prints after Paolo Veronese, Poussin, Natoire, Lancret, Watteau, and other French artists. (Source: Wikipedia). Condition: Good, given age. Binding a little weak. Cover rubbed and a little worn. Remains of a title ticket to the front. Some of the plates with creases from careless folding. Some of the plates with some offsetting where they were folded when not fully dried. The plate volume for this work only. Storage location: TPCZolder-Krat 8 4to: 8.27 x 10.64 inch. 4to: 21 x 27 cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         Enumeratio plantarum horti regii et agri Gottingensis Aucta et emendata

      Göttingen: Viduam Abrami Vandenhoeckii,, 1753. Octavo (158 x 93 mm). Contemporary calf, brown label and gilt compartments within raised bands to spine, floral decoration stamped in blind to cover edges, marbled endpapers, red edges. Engraved vignette of garden to title page. Small chip at foot of spine, minor wear to boards. A very good copy. Second edition, greatly enlarged, of Von Haller's 1743 work Brevis Enumeratio Stirpium Horti Goettingensis. Haller organised the botanical garden at Göttingen University during his professorial tenure; this work is a classification of the plants in the garden, utilising Haller's own non-Linnaean taxonomical system.

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         Sehr geheim gehaltene, und nunmehro frey entdeckte experimentirte Kunst-Stücke, Die schönsten und raresten Farben zu verfertigen: Sehr geheim gehaltene, und nunmehro frey entdeckte experimentirte Kunst-Stücke, Die schönsten und raresten Farben zu verfertigen: ingleichen Gummi-Copal, Glantz-Lacke, Holtz- und Stein-Kütten, alle Sorten von feinen sowohl als auch gemeinen Sieglack, kalte Verguldung und Versilberung, wie auch im Feuer, auf Metall, Glaß und Porcelain, den feinsten gelben und weißen Tombac, rare Composition der Edelsteine, Glassuren, Holtz- und Stein-Vergüldungen zu machen, nebst vielen noch unbekannten Chymischen Experimenten und Handgriffen &c. ; denen Chymicis, Mahlern, Goldschmieden, Lackirern, Gürtlern, Schwerdfegern, Schlossern, Steinmetzen, Tischern, Nadlern, Maurern, Töpffern, und andern Liebhabern, Zum Nutzen und Vergnügen herausgegeben.

      o. O. (Zittau): o. Vl.g. (Schöps) 1753. Pergamenteinband, d. 18. Jhdt. unter Verwendung eines alten beschriebenen Pergaments. 12°, 6 Bll., 148 S., mit einem auf das Vorsatzblatt geklebtem Kupferstich-Wappen und einigen Holzschnitt-Vignetten., Ein Druckbogen ein wenig gelockert. Insgesamt sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Naturwissenschaften, Handwerk,

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         A Clear State of the Case of Elizabeth Canning, Who Hath Sworn That She Was Robbed and Almost Starved to Death by a Gang of Gipsies and Other Villains in January Last, for Which One Mary Squires Now Lies Sentence of Death

      London: A. Millar, 1753. First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require". [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. Uncut, in remboîtage of contemporary half calf and marbled boards, morocco spine label. Joints rubbed, title trimmed at bottom margin, some pale spotting. First edition, this with p. 4, l. 3 beginning "to require" [ii], 62 pp. 8vo. A Canningite vs an Egyptian. First edition of Fielding's defense of his conduct in the notorious case of Elizabeth Canning, a young woman who alleged she was kidnapped and held captive by the gypsy Mary Squires and brothel keeper Susannah Wells. Canning was to be forced into prostitution but managed her escape after a month of dismal confinement. Despite inconsistencies in Canning's testimony, the fact that Squires had an alibi, and that the chief witness for the prosecution, the prostitute Virtue Hall, recanted her testimony, Squires and Wells were convicted, with Squires sentenced to death. The controversy generated a large number of pamphlets, books, broadsides and prints, and it divided London into the Canningites and the Egyptians (who sided with the gypsy Mary Squires). Fielding, who was chief magistrate and intimately involved in the investigation, came under attack for his close ties to the prosecution. It was even alleged in the anonymous pamphlet The case of Elizabeth Canning Fairly Stated (1753) that Fielding was paid by Canning supporters to coerce Virtue Hall's testimony. Crisp Gascoygne, Lord Mayor of London, was not content with the handling of the case and reopened the investigation, leading to Canning's arrest and conviction for perjury and the pardoning of Squires. [bound with:] HILL, John. The Story of Elizabeth Canning Considered by Dr. Hill. With Remarks on What Has Been Called, a Clear State of the Case, by Mr. Fielding; and Answers to the Several Arguments and Suppositions of That Writer. 53, [1] pp. London: M. Cooper, 1753. First edition. With contemporary manuscript identification of Crisp Gascoygne on p. 13. Pamphlet response by Fielding's nemesis John Hill, who censures Fielding for his conduct in the case. Fielding chose not to reply. Cross III, p. 325. Provenance: William Clavering-Cowper, 2nd Earl Cowper (bookplate); William Rees-Mogg (pencil inscription, noting purchase in June 1960 from the Panshanger Collection); John Davidson (bookplate)

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         The Life and History of a Pilgrim. By G--- W----.

      first edition8vo.[2 (title)], v, [1 ('advertisement' explaining the lack of a subscribers list)], 540pp., contemporary calf, double gilt fillet border on sides, sympathetically rebacked, spine panelled by raised bands highlighted by double gilt fillets and gilt rolled on the band, head and foot of spine gilt tooled, black morocco title label gilt, original endpapers reused, lacks (as usual) terminal leaf of advertisements, faint damp stain at gutter of first few gatherings and at top outer corner of last few, front joint refurbished, sympathetic new morocco title label, very good.ESTC t70274 (most lacking the terminal advertisement leaf).Loeber Irish Fiction, W117Collation [pi]4, B-Ll8, Mm4, Nn2. The hero of this rare picaresque novel spends his early days in Hertfordshire, and after being taken from school is indentured to a lawyer. After a period in London (some low-life detail) he passes the greater part of the novel as a somewhat degenerate soldier in Spain where he is taken prisoner. As the story nears its end he is bound for Jamaica but ends up in Dublin, from where he writes his story. The book is highly entertaining.Wollaston, "probably an Irishman .. may be identified with George Woollaston, an attorney in the King's bench in Ireland c.1734" [Loeber]. It seems probable that many of the travels and escapades narrated in the book are based on his own experience and throughout the novel "there are various references to Irish people and Irish situations in, among other locations, Italy and Spain" [Loeber]. Possibly printed by Nelson for the author.

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         Enumeratio plantarum horti regii et agri Gottingensis. Aucta et emendata.

      Göttingen: Viduam Abrami Vandenhoeckii, 1753 - Octavo (158 x 93 mm). Contemporary calf, brown label and gilt compartments within raised bands to spine, floral decoration stamped in blind to cover edges, marbled endpapers, red edges. Small chip at foot of spine, minor wear to boards. A very good copy. Engraved vignette of garden to title page. Second edition, greatly enlarged, of Von Haller's 1743 work Brevis Enumeratio Stirpium Horti Goettingensis. Haller organised the botanical garden at Göttingen University during his professorial tenure; this work is a classification of the plants in the garden, utilising Haller's own non-Linnaean taxonomical system. Pritzel, 3723.

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         An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting;

      London: Printed for A. Millar,, 1753. With proper rules for the exercise of that pleasant art. Humbly addressed; in the first part, to the master, husband &c. In the second part, to the wife, friend &c. With some general instructions for plaguing all your acquaintance. Octavo (180 x 117 mm). Early 19th-century dark blue half roan, marbled paper sides, gilt titles and elaborate decoration to spine, edges speckled brown. Bound without frontispiece. Wear to extremities, slight abrasions to boards; a very good copy. First edition of Jane Collier's first work, a satirical advice book on nagging, partially modelled after Jonathan Swift's satirical essays. The work is intended to teach a reader the various methods for "teasing and mortifying" one's acquaintances, although the Feminists Companion to Literature in English notes that Jane Collier "writes as a sufferer, not inflicter, of hurt". Dr Katherine Craik described the work as "a courageous social satire published at a time when satires were usually written by and for men".

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         An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting; With proper rules for the exercise of that pleasant art. Humbly addressed; in the first part, to the master, husband &c. In the second part, to the wife, friend &c. With some general instructions for plaguing all your acquaintance.

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1753 - Octavo (180 x 117 mm). Early 19th-century dark blue half roan, marbled paper sides, gilt titles and elaborate decoration to spine, edges speckled brown. Wear to extremities, slight abrasions to boards; a very good copy. Bound without frontispiece. First edition of Jane Collier's first work, a satirical advice book on nagging, partially modelled after Jonathan Swift's satirical essays. The work is intended to teach a reader the various methods for "teasing and mortifying" one's acquaintances, although the Feminists Companion to Literature in English notes that Jane Collier "writes as a sufferer, not inflicter, of hurt". Dr Katherine Craik described the work as "a courageous social satire published at a time when satires were usually written by and for men". Virginia Blain et al. Feminists Companion to Literature in English: Jane Collier. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         An Essay on the Art of ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Exercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed, In the First Part, To the Master, Husband, &c. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend, &c. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance

      London: Millar, 1753. First edition. Frontispiece, The Cat doth play / And after slay. [ii], 234 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf. Joints tender. Very good. Bookplate of Deirdre Pirie. First edition. Frontispiece, The Cat doth play / And after slay. [ii], 234 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. How to Nag, and other Courtesies. A choice mid-eighteenth century courtesy book and a classic of black humor whose guiding principle is: "Remember always to do unto to every one, what you would least wish to have done unto yourself; for in this is contained the whole of our excellent science.". ESTC T33351. Cf. Heltzel, Courtesy Books in the Newberry Library (1942)

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         ROBERT NESBITTS OSTEOGENIE ODER ABHANDLUNG VON ERZEUGUNG DER KNOCHEN IM MENSCHLICHEN KÖRPER IN ZWEEN VORLESUNGEN ERKLÄRT, DIE AUF DEM ANATOMISCHEN THEATER DER WUNDÄRZTE IN LONDON DEN ERSTEN UND ANDERN DES HEUMONATS, IM JAHR 1731. GEHALTEN WORDEN . . .

      Altenburg: Paul Emanuel Richters, 1753. First German-language edition. Hardcover. Good. Quarto. [8],xxviii,[4],104 pp. plus six folding plates. In German. Contemporary three-quarter leather and speckled paper over boards. 19th-century ex-dono inscription in title page and occasional 19th-century marginal notes in German. Spine and nearly all leather perished, joints cracked. 2 x 2 cm. square excision in front free endpaper. Very light occasional foxing, else near fine internally. Overall good. The German translation of Robert Nesbitt's best known work, HUMAN OSTEOGENY EXPLAINED IN TWO LECTURES, first published in London in 1736. Robert Nesbitt (1697-1761) trained at Leiden University under Bernhardus Albinus the Elder (1653-1721) and Herman Boerhaave, the "Dutch Hippocrates" (1668-1738). An Englishman, Nesbitt returned to London after his studies and commenced his medical career; he was admitted as a fellow to the College of Physicians in 1729. The present work comprises two lectures he delivered at the Anatomical Theatre of the Surgeons of London in 1731, in which he demonstrated, for the first time, that bones in the human fetus were generated in both cartilage and membrane. The illustrations on six folding leaves, here engraved by Johann Christian Gottfried Fritzsch (ca. 1720 - 1802), were the first accurately to show the full course of human bone genesis. This edition scarce, with OCLC recording nine copies (all in Europe).

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         Sammlung verschiedener Nachrichten und Beschreibungen des Kirchen- und Schulenstaats im Herzogthum Gotha. (I. Theil - Erstes bis Zwölftes Stück) - Originalausgabe 1753-1757 -

      Gotha, in Commission bei Christian Mevius, 1753-1757 - Kartoneinband der Zeit ca. 16.5 × 21 cm mit 288 + 100 + 88 + 101 + 84 + 93 + 94 + 94 + 92 + 91 Seiten + Register (23 nicht nummerierte Seiten), mit Titel-Vignette Ansicht von Gotha aus der Vogelschau sowie Kupferstich von der Sankt Johanniskirche der neuen Emanuelis-Kirche (Nord) Altenberga und Katterfeld gegenüber der Titelseite, einige Text-Vignetten, Einband stark bestoßen und beschabt, Vorderdeckel gelockert, Kupferstich aufgezogen und am linken Rande beschädigt (siehe Abbildung 1), Seiten teilweise geringfügig fleckig, insgesamt insgesamt gutes Exemplar dieser frühen, interessanten, umfangreichen und seltenen Ausgabe zum Herzogtum Gotha Inhalt nach Stücken: I. Von der Fürstl. Schloss-Kirche auf Grimmenstein - Von der St.Johannis-Kirche bei Altenberge - Von dem bei dem Dorf Sonneborn gestandenen St. Cyriax-Hospital - Von Frederico Myconio, ersten evangelischen Pfarrer und Superintendenten zu Gotha / II. Von der Fürstl. Schloss-Kirche auf Friedenstein - Von der Immanuel-Kirche bey Altenberge, und denen dahin eingepfarrten Dorfschaften Altenberge, Catterfeld und Engelsbach, wie auch von Finsterberge und der Kirche und Schule daselbst -Von dem ehemaligen Kloster Weissenborn, und denen dahin gehörig gewesenen Oertern Scharffenberg, Thal, Seebach und Farrenroda / III. Von der Fürstl. Schloss-Kirche auf Friedenstein - Von der Heiligencreutz-Kirche zu Wölffis - Von dem Kloster Volckenroda - Von der Kirche zu Laucha - Von Justo Menio, anderen evangelischen Pfarrer und Superintendenten zu Gotha / IV. Von der Aufsicht über die Kirchen und Schulen im Hertzogthum Gotha überhaupt - Von den gottesdienstlichen Handlungen bei der fürstlichen Schlosskirche auf Friedenstein - Von der Kirche zu Buffleben - Fortgesetzte Nachricht von dem Kloster Volckenroda - Von der Sankt Gotthardts-Kirche zu Wahlwinkel - Von der heiligen Dreifaltigkeits-Kirche zum Molsdorff -Beschluss der Nachricht von Justo Menio, anderen evangelischen Pfarrer und Superintendenten zu Gotha / V. Von dem fürstlichen Ober-Consistorio zu Gotha - Von dem geistlichen Ministerio bey fürstlicher Hof-Kirche auf Friedenstein überhaupt - Von der Kirche zu Gräfenhan und Nauendorff - Von den beiden Kirchen in dem Flecken Körner, ehedem zum Closter, nunmehro zum Amte Volckenroda gehörig - Von D. Simone Musaeo, dritten Pfarrer und Superintendenten zu Gotha / VI. Von dem fürstl. Unter-Consistorio zu Cranichfeld - Von denen Ober-Hofpredigern bei der fürstlichen Hof-Kirche zum Friedenstein - Von der St.-Ulrichs Kirche zu Ober-Mähler - Von der Kirche zu Menteroda und dessen Filial Klein-Keula - Von der Kirche zu Hohenberga - Von einigen andern ehemaligen Volckenröder Closterdörfern und Höfen - Einige noch nie gedruckte Diplomata des Klosters Volckenroda / VII. Von dem fürstl. Unter-Consistorio zu Gräfen-Tonna - Von den Hof-Predigern zum Friedenstein - Von der Kirche und Schule auf dem Gehlberge - Von der Kirche und Schule zu Schönau am Walde und der dazugehörigen Filial-Kirche und Schule zu Wipperoda - Nachricht von einigen Pfarrern, so vom fürstlichen Consistorio zu Gotha ins Amt Walkenrieth gesetzet worden - Von Johanne Cunone, vierten Pfarrer und Superintendenten zu Gotha / VIII. Von dem gräflichen Unter-Consistorio zu Ohrdruff - Von den Diakonis und Subdiakonis der Friedensteinischen Hofkirche - Von der St. Michaelis Kirche und der Schule zu Teutleben - Von der St. Cäcilien-Kirche und den Schulen zu Burgtonna - Nachricht von Petro Eggeberto oder Eggerde, fünften Pfarrer und Superintendenten zu Gotha - Von denen Archidiacones und Diaconis bei denen Stadt-Kirchen zu Gotha / IX. Von dem Unter-Gleichischen Consistorio zu Arndstadt - Von den geistlichen Hof-Inspectoribus auf Friedenstein - Von der St. Peters-Kirche und den Schulen zu Goldbach - Von der heiligen Dreifaltigkeit-Kirche und Schule zu Illeben - Von der Sankt Nikolaus-Kirche und Schule zu Elgersburg, und von der Kirche zum Kripplein Jesu und der Schule auf dem Filial Manebach - Von M. Melchior Weidemann, sechsten Pfarrer und Superi [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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         Mémoires sur le port, la navigation et le commerce du Havre-de-Grâce et sur quelques singularités de l'histoire naturelle des environs.

      Au Havre de Grace P. J. D. G. Faure 1753 - 2 parties en 1 volumes petit in-8, 6 ff., 111 pp., 2 ff., 136-(2) pp., vignettes de titre gravées sur bois. Broché, non rogné, couverture muette de papier marbré époque. Édition originale. Michel-Joseph Dubocage de Bléville (1707-1756) fut échevin du Havre en 1745. La seconde partie possède un titre particulier différent : Observations sur quelques singularités de l'histoire naturelle du Havre. L'ouvrage débute par une Explication de quelques termes de marine, de commerce et d'histoire naturelle utilisés dans cet ouvrage, il est rempli de détails fort curieux sur Le Havre : état actuel du Havre et de son commerce, commerce maritime et navigation, des vaisseaux qui s'y arment ou qui y abordent, description d'un banc pétrifié de coquillages fossiles au large, mines de fer et eaux minérales, observations sur le bernard-l'hermite, de la fontaine pétrifiante d'Oreber,. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         De arte rethorica et poetica Instituciones. Mexici: Typis & sumptibu eiusdem Collegii, 1753.

      Typis & sumptibu eiusdem Collegii, Mexici 1753 - Impreso en la imprenta Jesuitica de San Idelfonso, Mexico "Printed by the Jesuit press of the Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico". 12vo; vellum. Pietro Maria della Torre (Palermo, 1691-1724) was a famed teacher of grammar and rhetoric in the Jesuit college of his home city whose works were published posthumously. Due to its value as a teaching aide, this book was augmented and published as a text in the courses of rhetoric in the Jesuit colleges by the famed Mexican Jesuit José Mariano Vallarta y Palma (Puebla, 1719-Bologne, 1791). Ordained in 1743, the following year Vallarta taught grammar and humanities in the novitiate of Tepotzotlán; later he was professor of philosophy in San Ildefonso in Puebla and the Colegio Máximo of Mexico City; in 1767, at the time doctor in the Colegio Máximo, he was expelled; he died in exile. He authored numerous works, most of which were published following his exile. The work we offer was later reprinted in Bologne in 1784. Medina, La Imprenta en México 4124. S.P. páginas

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         Opera omnia in tres partes distributa. Cum additionibus nunc primum in lucem editis [1: Practica criminalis illustrata hoc est commentarii perpetui, et absoluti in practicam criminalem Fratrum Minorum, in quibus textus accuratissima explicatione dilucidatur in obscuris: . totius materiae criminalis complete traditur theoria, et praxis. 2: Formularium criminale nec non tractatus De incorrigibilium expulsione ab Ordinibus regularibus quibus accedunt in hac editione nonnullae constitutiones, and ordinationes summorum pontificum ad materiam criminalem spectantes. 3: De delictis, et poenis tractatus absolutissimus. Judicibus, et advocatis fori ecclesiastici, et laici commodissimus, cum universa criminalis materia juxta canonici, ac caesarei juri

      Romae, sumptibus Caroli Giannini librorum Sanctitatis suae provisoris in platea Capranicensi 1753-54 - Tre volumi di cm. 36, pp. xviii, 544; xii, 562; x, 610. Stupende vignette xilografiche ai 3 frontespizi (il primo dei quali è bicromo); numerosi capilettera e bei finalini xilografici. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli su tassello al dorso; tagli rossi. Trascurabili segni del tempo, sporadiche fioriture/arrossature; alcuni lavori di tarlo limitati al margine bianco di alcune carte del primo volume. Esemplare ben conservato. Ludovico Maria Sinistrari (1622-1701), francescano novarese, fu stimato giurista, consultore al Tribunale Supremo della Santa Inquisizione, vicario generale dell'arcivescovo di Avignone. Nel 1688 fu incaricato dai Comizi Generali dei Francescani di redigere nuovi statuti per l'Ordine. Quest'opera monia include la celebre practica criminale (con ampia parte dedicata alla tortura e all'inquisizione), il formulario criminale e infine una sorta di manuale di diritto penale dove l'Autore spiega nel dettaglio le diverse tipologie di delitti. Sinistrari si occupò anche di demonologia e omosessualità, ferocemente avversata nelle sue opere. Altri argomenti: indizione del processo criminale, prove del delitto, testimoni, perquisizioni, interrogatorio, arringhe difensive, sentenza. Rara edizione romana. Cfr. Iccu. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Carte réduite des Cotes de l'Acadie, de l'Isle Royale.

      Artist: Chabert Marquis de JB; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1753 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Some restorations; - size (in cm): 57 x 87; - description: chart of the area around Newfoundland - Nova Scotia, with 5 detail maps

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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        ANNO REGNI GEORGII II REGIS MAGNÆ, FRANCIÆ, & HIBERNIÆ, VICESIMO SEXTO

      Thomas Baskett, London, England 1753 - 4to. stitched self paper wrappers. 331-366 pages. Text in English, title in Latin. An act of Parliament "for the purchase of the Museum, or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts; and for providing One General Repository for the better Reception and more convenient Use of the said Collections; and of the Cottonian Library, and of the Additions thereto," enacted by Parliament in 1753. This act of Parliament essentially incorporated the British Museum by establishing a "General Repository" to house the above-noted collections. This act is disbound from a larger volume containing all of the acts of the Parliament begun on November 10, 1747 and continued until January 11, 1753. The Worldcat description notes that each act printed in this volume has a separate title. 3 and 6 juxtaposed on page 364 of text. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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