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        De Morbis Cutaneis. A Treatise of Diseases Incident to the Skin. In Two Parts. With A short Appendix concerning the Efficacy of Local Remedies, and the Manner of their Operations

      London: R. Wilkin et al, 1736. Fifth edition . Leatherbound. Very good. [16], x, 524 p. 20 cm. Frontisportrait of the author. Full leather, rebacked, and edges and corners repaired. Hinges repaired internally. Some spots to title page, portrait and portrait verso. Bookplate on front pastedown. Small tear in bottom of a front endpaper. Daniel Turner, born in London in 1667, deserves to be remembered for two reasons. Not only was he the author of the first book in the English language devoted wholly to dermatology, but he was also the recipient of the first degree of Doctor of Medicine conferred by the English colonies in North America. This, an honorary title, was obtained from Yale College in return for Turner's gift of books. First published in 1714, this book discusses the methods by which certain diseases erupt. In particular, he writes how contact with certain substances and imbalances in the body can lead to the development and display of diseases at the cutaneous or skin level. Note the bookplate for Thomas Stewart Traill (1781 – 1862) Scottish physician, chemist, mineralogist, meteorologist, zoologist and scholar of medical jurisprudence.

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        Mass Spectral Library of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants,... / Mass Spectral and GC Data of Drugs, Poisons, Pesticides, Pollutants, and Their Metabolites Volume 1: Methods, Tables, Spectra (m/z 30 - 299) / Volume 2: Spectra (m/z 300 and higher)

      1736 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe 2 Bände, Text Englisch - 5. Aufl. 2017 - Leichte äußere Mängel - Buch ist als Mängelexemplar gekennzeichnet - Buch ansonsten in sehr gutem und ungelesenem Zustand - Jeder Lieferung liegt eine ordentliche Rechnung mit ausgewiesener MwSt. bei

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        Pub. Terentii Comoediae nunc primum Italicis versibus redditae cum personarum figuris aeri accurate incisis ex ms. codice Bibliothecae Vaticanae.

      - Urbini, sumptibus Hieronymi Mainardi, 1736, in-folio, legatura coeva in piena pergamena, titolo in oro su tassello in pelle al dorso, sguardie in carta marmorizzata, tagli spruzzati, pp. XXIV, 324. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con grandi armi del Duca di Sassonia, iniziali, testate, finali e 156 magnifiche illustrazioni n.t. (il tutto finemente inciso in rame). Testo riquadrato, su due colonne (originale latino e traduzione italiana). Qualche quaderno brunito per differente qualità della carta ma bell'esemplare. Graesse, VI, II, p. 61: "Ces figures des masques tirées d'un man. ancien du Vatican son plus fidèles que celles copiée dans l'ed. de Dacier (.) le texte est celui de Heinse, la traduction italienne appartient a Nic. Fortiguerra". Brunet V, 723: "Belle édition publiée aux frais du cardinal Albani (.)". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle. Volume VI. January to December 1736

      Edward Cave, London 1736 - ii, 787pp, [xvii]. 1 b/w plate. Bayntun-Coward binding. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Baynton-Coward binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off Grey hardback quarter-leather cover with marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue raisonné de coquilles, et autres curiosités naturelles

      Paris, Flahault & Prault, 1736. The catalogue of an auction sale commenced on 30 January 1736, in which 450 lots of shells and 132 of Surinamese insects and reptiles were offered. To recruit connoisseurs to the collecting of marine naturalia, Gersaint prefaces the catalogue with "Observations sur les Coquillages", in which shells are elevated to the status of works of art, and described as a source of inspiration for architects, sculptors, and painters; with a "Liste des Principaux Cabinets"; and with a list of the authors who have described shells. At the head of the catalogue, is a still-life of shells and coral, designed by François Boucher, and engraved by Claude Duflos, which serves as a condensed illustration of the collection and its decorative potential, while identifying Gersaint as the source of Rococo chic. Bound with Catalogue raisonné d'une collection considérable de diverses Curiosités en tous Genres, contenues dans les Cabinets de feu Monsieur Bonnier de la Mosson. Paris, Jacques Barrois & Pierre-Guillaume Simon, 1744 The second work in this volume is Gersaint's catalogue of the collections gathered by Joseph Bonnier de la Mosson (d. 26 July 1744), divided for sale in nine sections, comprising shells, insects, and animals stuffed or in preserving fluids; scientific instruments, pharmaceutical apparatus, and machinery; ornamental turning, bronzes, porcelain, clocks, and other works of art; pictures and prints; and furniture. This copy was bound for Jean-Claude Fauconnet de Vildé, Conseiller de la ville de Paris (d. circa 1765).Gersaint, Edmé François Paris 1694 - 1750 Paris Catalogue raisonné de coquilles, et autres curiosités naturelles . Paris, Flahault & Prault, 1736 duodecimo (165 × 95 mm), (90) ff. signed a 4 A-B 8 C 4 D 8 E 4 F 8 G 4 H 8 I 4 K 8 L 4 M 8 N 4O6 and paginated 1-6 (i.e. 8) 1-167 (5), plus engraved title-frontispiece by Claude Duflos after François Boucher (the print in first state, of three). provenance Jean-Claude Fauconnet de Vildé, Conseiller de la ville de Paris (appointed in 1733; d. circa 1765), binding 1 -- Jean Fürstenberg (1890-1982), exlibris Ex Musaeo Hans Fürstenberg, 2 sold in 1974 to -- Otto Schäfer (1912-2000) -- Sotheby's, 'The Collection of Otto Schäfer, Part iv: the Hans Fürstenberg Collection of Eighteenth-Century French Books', London, 7 December 1995, lot 249 -- Reiss & Sohn, Auktion 118, Königstein im Taunus, 22 April 2008, lot 1654 Headband abraded, otherwise in very good state of preservation. binding contemporary French calf, gilt arms of Jean-Claude Fauconnet de Vildé on covers. The author of this work was a merchant with a boutique on the Pont Notre-Dame in Paris, who from about 1732 began to promote the vogue for collecting shells (conchyliomania), dealing in them and amassing large collections. 3 In June 1734 Gersaint had organised an auction containing a 'Cabinet de Coquilles' imported from Holland, followed on 3 December by a sale of shells from collections in Holland, Flanders, and Paris (both auctions were held without printed catalogues). The Catalogue raisonné de coquilles et autres curiosités naturelles was printed for Gersaint's third sale of shells, his first grande vente publique, commenced on 30 January 1736, in which 450 lots of shells and 132 of Surinamese insects and reptiles were offered. According to a contemporary note in another copy, all these curiosities were the property of 'M. Guichard, militaire, et au sieur Gersaint son ami'. 4 To recruit connoisseurs to the collecting of marine naturalia, Gersaint prefaces the catalogue with 'Observations sur les Coquillages' (pp.1-29), in which shells are elevated to the status of works of art, and described as a source of inspiration for architects, sculptors, and painters; with a 'Liste des Principaux Cabinets' (pp.30-45); and with a list of the authors who have described shells (pp.46-61). His tactic seems to have worked: among buyers of shells in the sale were the aristocratic collectors Antoine-Joseph Dezallier d'Argenville, Jean de Jullienne, Antoine de La Roque, and Louis Quentin de Lorangère, and two enthusiastic amateurs, Gaillard (purchaser of thirty-five lots, including four of insects) and Sévin (thirty-nine lots). The sale real­ised more than 6600 livres, with each shell selling on average for 15 livres (the top lot 67 'une grande huître extrêmement baroque et presque noire en dehors et en dedans' fetched 75 livres). 5 [img-2639-left-large_default] Left Engraving by Claude Duflos after a design by François Boucher The engraved title-frontispiece is a still-life of shells and coral, designed by François Boucher, and engraved by Claude Duflos. 6 'Placed at the head of the catalogue, the frontispiece provides a condensed illustration of the collection and its decorative potential, while identifying Gersaint as the source of Rococo chic'. 7 Boucher himself became a leading collector of shells (he purchased at least three lots of shells in Gersaint's auction of La Roque's collection in 1745) and his own catalogue contains a eulogy by the auctioneer, Gersaint's colleague Pierre Rémy, celebrating him as a man of taste. 8 The interconnections of collectors of shells, patrons, and designers of Rococo architecture and decoration, and their role in gaining acceptance of the Rococo as a style, deserve investigation. 9 [img-2638-left-large_default] Bound for Jean-Claude Fauconnet de Vildé. Height of binding 170 mm references Gabriel Peignot, Répertoire bibliographique universel: contenant la notice rai­sonnée des bibliographies spéciales publiées jusqu'à ce jour (Paris 1812), p.246; Hermann August Hagen, Bibliotheca entomologica. Die Litteratur über das ganze Gebiet der Entomolo­gie (Leipzig 1862), p.314 no. 25; Pierre M. Conlon, Le siècle des lumières: bibliographie chronologique, 1730-1736 (Geneva 1984), p.528 Bound with Gersaint, Edmé François Paris 1694 - 1750 Paris Catalogue raisonné d'une collection considérable de diverses Curiosités en tous Genres, contenues dans les Cabinets de feu Monsieur Bonnier de la Mosson. Paris, Jacques Barrois & Pierre-Guillaume Simon, 1744 duodecimo (165 × 95 mm), (128) ff. signed π 2 a 6 b 2 A-T 6 V 4 and paginated (4) 1-13 (3) 1-234 (2). The second work in this volume is Gersaint's sale catalogue of the collections gathered by Joseph Bonnier de la Mosson (6 September 1702-26 July 1744), divided for sale in nine sections, comprising shells, insects, and animals stuffed or in preserving fluids; scientific instruments, pharmaceutical apparatus, and machinery; ornamental turning, bronzes, porcelain, clocks, and other works of art; pictures and prints; and furniture. The 966 lots were removed from the owner's townhouse, the Hôtel de Lude, fabulously decorated by Jacques de Lajoue, with painted depictions of the cabinets, and were offered in March and April 1745 (furniture and objects 'de moindre conséquence' had been sold in December 1744 and January 1745 without a catalogue). 10 One of the highest prices in the sale (1100 livres) was paid by Madame de Pompadour for a pot-pourri in porcelain which Bonnier de la Mosson had acquired from the prince de Condé. 11 George-Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon, bought many shells and insects (thirty-one lots and twenty-eight lots respectively); other persistent buyers were Michel-Ferdinand d'Albert d'Ailly, duc de Chaulnes; Crozat de Thiers; Crozat de Tugny; Carl-Gustav Tessin; the amateurs Dupin, Foissac, Hénin; and the dealer Joseph-Gabriel Agard. Gersaint himself purchased fifty-four lots, including a marble table with a sculpted base (lot 939: 1060 livres) and a unicorn's horn (lot 369: 72 livres), for a total of 7813 livres. 12 Some copies of the catalogue are illustrated by the Boucher-Duflos frontispiece for the Catalogue raisonné de coquilles of 1736, with its text appropriately modified. references Leopoldo Cicognara, Catalogo ragionato dei libri d'arte e d'antichità posseduti dal conte Cicognara (Pisa 1821), no. 4406; Universal Catalogue of Books on Art (London 1870), p.661 (Bodleian Library copy); Jacob Lewine, Bibliography of eighteenth century art and illustrated books, being a guide to collectors of illustrated works in English and French of the period (London 1898), p.95 (erroneously dated 1754); Henri Cohen, Guide de l'Amateur de Livres à Gravures duxviii e siècle, revised by Seymour de Ricci (Paris 1912), no. 206; The Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection. A Catalog of the Gifts of Lessing J. Rosenwald to the Library of Congress, 1943 to 1975 (Washington, dc 1977), no. 2536; Pierre M. Conlon, Le siècle des lumières : bibliographie chronologique, 1743-1747 (Geneva 1987), p.158 [img-2640-left-large_default] 1. Eugéne Olivier, Georges Hermal and R. de Roton, Manuel de l'amateur de reliures armoriées françaises (Paris 1924-1935), no.1654. 2. Das Buch als Kunstwerk, Französische illustrierte Bücher des 18. Jahrhunderts aus der Bibliothek Hans Fürstenberg, catalogue of an exhibition held in Schloß Ludwigsburg (Stuttgart 1965), p.150 (this copy). 3. Yves Laissus, 'Les Cabinets d'histoire naturelle' in Enseignement et diffusion des sciences en France au xviii e siècle, edited by René Taton (Paris 1964), pp.667-668, 671; Emma C. Spary, 'Rococo readings of the book of nature' in Books and the sciences in history, edited by Marina Frasca-Spada and Nicolaus Jardine (Cambridge 2000), pp.261-262. 4. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Estampes, Yd 5d; see Guillaume Glorieux, À l'enseigne de Gersaint: Edme-François Gersaint, marchand d'art sur le Pont Notre-Dame, 1694-1750 (Seyssel 2002), p.361. 5. Glorieux, op. cit., pp.362, 446-447, 562-576: 'Clients intervenant dans les ventes publiques dirigées par Gersaint'. 6. Bibliothèque nationale, Inventaire du Fonds Français: Graveurs duxviii e siècle (Paris 1955), viii, p.59 no.23. The plate was restruck in 1737 and 1744 with the inscription beneath altered or erased; see Regency to Empire: French Printmaking 1715-1815, catalogue of an exhibition held in Baltimore, Boston and Minneapolis ([Baltimore] 1984), p.92. 7. Andrew McClellan, 'Watteau's dealer: Gersaint and the marketing of art in eighteenth-cen­tury Paris' in The Art Bulletin 78 (1996), pp.446-447 and fig. 7. 8. Spary, op. cit., p.262. 9. Alastair Laing, 'French ornamental engravings and the diffusion of the Rococo' in Le Stampe e la diffusione delle imagini e degli stili, edited by Henri Zerner (Bologna 1983), pp.115-116, 126. 10. The cabinet of Bonnier de la Mosson is the subject of a large literature; see Glorieux, op. cit., especially pp.367-370, 558-561 (schedule of the sale). 11. Glorieux, op. cit., p.318 12. Glorieux, op. cit., pp.315, 576.

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        The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and Course of Nature. To which are added two brief dissertations: I. Of personal identity. II. Of the nature of virtue.

      James, John and Paul Knapton, London 1736 - First edition, 4to. xii, 320pp complete. Finely bound in contemporary paneled calf, spine expertly renewed with morocco label. Bookplate of Lytton Strachey on front pastedown, beneath an earlier bookplate. Contents clean and unmarked, a remarkably fresh copy. 'Butler's was an empirical approach, similar to Hume's, but he held that philosophic scepticism should not entail religious scepticism. Assuming, as the deists were prepared to, that God is the author of nature, there are no contradictions, obscurities or improbabilities in religious doctrine different in kind from those encountered in science. Thus the religious order and the scientific order are similar in nature, and both show the working of the Supreme Creator' (PMM). Printing and the Mind of Man 193. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia. Das ist die ganze Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments verteutscht durch Herrn Doktor Martin Luther; und auf gnädigste Verordnung des Durchlauchtigsten Fürsten und Herrn, Herrn Ernsts, Herzogen zu Sachsen, Jülich, Kleve und Berg etc.

      Verlag Johann Andrea Endter\'s seel Erben zu Nürnberg 1736 33x44,5x17cm von etlichen reinen Theologen dem eigentlichen Wort-Verstand nach erkläret, wie hievon weiter in der Vorrede behandelt wird... in drei Teilen - Altes Testament; 740 Seiten, die Propheten des Alten Testaments; 512 Seiten, u. das Neue Testament; 480 Seiten - gest. Titelkupfer, weiter mit reichlich schönen Kupfern ausgeziert - Papier von Hand geschöpft u. geschüttelt - Halbledereinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel - Einband u. Papier(kl. Läsuren) restauriert - altersbedingte Läsuren, ordentliche bis gute Bucherhaltung. Gutes Exemplar Versand D: 5,00 EUR Theologie, Religionswissenschaften, Bibeln, Nürnberger Bibeldrucke, Endter-Bibeln, Bibeln 18. Jahrhundert

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      [Madrid, 1736. [2]pp. plus one integral leaf with contemporary manuscript inscription. Folio. Dbd. Maltese cross printed at head of title. Accomplished in manuscript, with additional contemporary manuscript annotations, and inscription on integral leaf (see below). Light dampstaining and soiling in margins. A very good copy. A rare broadsheet proclamation by Philip V, King of Spain, ordering the officials of the treasury of the viceroyalty of Peru to observe due diligence in collecting and recording taxes and to remit funds derived from fines and the sale and composition of lands. Printed in Madrid and distributed to royal officials in Spain and the viceroyalty of Peru, this copy is signed by Prudencio de Cruz as representative of the King of Spain with the inscription: "Yo el Rey." Cruz composed an additional note written in Madrid on Oct. 18, 1737 regarding the text. A manuscript inscription on the integral leaf, written in the city of Santiago on Nov. 14, 1738, describes an instance of the distribution of the text in Chile. Rare. Not in Medina (BHA) or OCLC.

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        BERTOLDO con BERTOLDINO e CACASENNO in Ottava Rima con argomenti, allegorie, annotazioni, e figure in rame.

      NELLA STAMPERIA DI LELIO DALLA VOLPE, Bologna 1736 - 1 Vol. In-4° mm 290x220, pp. [18]-346-[2] con 20 tav.+128 con 1 tavola ripiegata n.t. Legatura post. in piena pergamena con titoli dorati su tassello colorato al dorso. Marca tip. al front. Tavole incise f.t. Tagli rossi. In ottimo stato di conservazione, con minime tracce del tempo, alcune timbrature anche punzonate. Pregiatissima prima edizione illustrata (da Crespi) del noto poema Cinque/Seicentesco in ottava rima, con antiporta e tavole f.t. illustrate da Giuseppe Maria Crespi e Ludovico Mattioli, una grande marca ipografica al front. con volpe e città di Bologna sullo sfondo, un ritratto n.t., finalini figurati, una tavola ripiegata n.t. alle Annotazioni. Legatura post. in piena pergamena con tagli rossi e titoli dorati al dorso, bell'esemplare in buonissimo stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Escudo Benedictino, ou Dissertaçao Historica, Escholastica et Theologica. Em defensa dos injustos golpes da Crisis Doxologica, Apologetica, e Juridica, que escreveo o R. P. Fr. Manoel Baptista de Castro

      Salamanca, en la Officina de la Viuda de Antonio Ortiz Gallardo, 1736. - in-folio. 18ff. 316pp. Veau brun, dos à nerfs orné (Reliure de l'époque restaurée). Edition Originale, imprimée en portugais à Salamanque, de cet ouvrage de controverse sur l'organisation de la Fête-Dieu, et autres cérémonies religieuses, au Portugal. Une dispute entre les hiéronymites et les bénédictins sur leur rôle respectif dans le déroulement des cérémonies avait éclaté en 1730, avec la parution en espagnol d'un écrit de Manuel Baptista de Castro intitulé "Crisis doxologica apologetica y juridica". Il donna lieu à de nombreuses publications dont cette défense des bénédictins par Manoel de Santo Antonio (mort en 1749) de Coimbra, auteur d'un ouvrage estimé sur cette congrégation (cf. C. Castello Branco). Signature manuscrite ancienne et étiquette imprimée. Petits trous de vers dans la marge de plusieurs feuillets. C. Castello Branco, Manual bibliographico portuguez, Porto, 1878, p. 516. Palau, 289964 (qui compte un feuillet prélimaire en moins). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Amsterdam - Hendrik de Leth, 1736-1737.

      ?PLAN TRES EXACT DE LA VILLE FAMEUSE MARCHANDE D?AMSTERDAM?. Kopergravure gedrukt op vier bladen vervaardigd door Hendrik de Leth, uitgegeven tussen 1736-1737. In de tijd met hand gekleurd. Afm. 57,5 x 88 cm.Op 24 en 27 april 1734 verscheen in de Amsterdamsche Courant de volgende advertentie: ?Te Amsterd. By Hend. De Leth op de Beurssluys, word thans uitgegeven, een geheel nieuw en accuraat Plan van de stad Amsterdam, met veele vermeerderingen die in geene voorgaande plans gevonden werden; verciert aen weerszyden met de Wapens de Wel-Ed. en Groot Agtb. Heeren Burgemeesteren deezer stad, zedert de Reformatie tot nu toe, door voorname Liefhebbers keurig nagezien?. Men kon kiezen tussen een rijke uitvoering met aan weerszijden familiewapens en wapens van de Amsterdamse burgemeesters en een sobere uitvoering, waar de stroken met wapens niet bij zaten. Ons exemplaar betreft de uitvoering zonder de wapens.De Leth had temidden van vele concurrenten (zoals Covens & Mortier) een betrouwbare, in de stedelijke administratie goed bruikbare, kaart gemaakt. De deftige Franstalige titel lijkt bestemd voor een meer representatieve functie, maar voor het overige is de prent geheel in het Nederlands gesteld, wat handig was voor de ambachtelijke en administratieve gebruikers.Onder de titel lezen we ?Grav?e et mis au jour Par Henry de Leth a l?enseigne du Pecheur?. Dit kan vertaald worden met ?Gegraveerd en tot op de dag geactualiseerd door Hendrik de Leth onder het label van Visser.? De winkel van uitgever Nicolaes Visscher II bleef die naam houden, ook na zijn overlijden in 1702. Hendrik de Leth en ook zijn vader Andries werkten in de winkel van Visscher toen die nog leefde. Na de dood van Visscher zette zijn weduwe Elisabeth Verseyl de zaak voort tot 1726. Vanaf ca. 1720 lag de dagelijkse leiding echter al bij Andries. Nadat hij de zaak had overgenomen, handhaafde hij de goed bekendstaande naam van de winkel. Na diens overlijden in 1731 nam Hendrik, de zoon van Andries, het roer over. Ook hij ging verder met dezelfde winkelnaam.Het kaartbeeld van deze plattegrond is buitengewoon helder en overzichtelijk, met alleen de hoofdgebouwen in opstand. Hendrik de Leth maakte de kaart naar een ouder voorbeeld en voorzag die van geheel nieuwe decoratie. Een aardig verschil tussen de kaart van De Leth en eerdere plattegronden, is dat De Leth de in opstand gegraveerde gebouwen een schaduw meegaf. Het zonlicht komt hierbij van links, wat overeenkomt met de oostelijke ochtendzon.Links van het decoratieve, openslaande gordijn zien we een Caarte van Amstelland. Het is opvallend dat in het legendablok in de rechterbovenhoek achter een negental vermelde gebouwen een I vermeld staat. In de legenda wordt dit uitgelegd met de woorden NB Daar een I bystaat beteekent Jansenisten. Het jansenisme, genoemd naar Cornelis Jansenius (1585-1638), was een religieuze en politieke beweging uit de zeventien en achttiende eeuw, die zich vooral in Frankrijk ontwikkelde als reactie op bepaalde ontwikkelingen in de katholieke kerk en op het absolutisme van de vorsten uit die dagen. Kenmerkend voor de levenspraktijk van de jansenisten was hun ascetische wereldverwerping en hun pessimistische ethiek. Ook verwierpen zij onder andere de pauselijke onfeilbaarheid. Het accentueren van de gebouwen op de kaart die een relatie hadden met het jansenisme doet vermoeden dat de graveur en uitgever Hendrik de Leth deze politieke stroming aanhingen.De centrale voorstelling onder de plattegrond is met zorg en smaak ontworpen. De titelplaat is fraai opgenomen in een groepje figuren, waarin de stedenmaagd wordt geflankeerd door de twee leeuwen van het stadswapen en de riviergoden van Amstel en IJ, terwijl Fortuna uit zee oprijst. De pasroos en meetlat hebben net als de titel een driedimensionale vorm gekregen als onderdeel van dit groepje. Het stadszegel en ?wapen boven de kaart worden gedragen door twee engeltjes.Literatuur: Marc Hameleers - Kaarten van Amsterdam 1538-1865, nr. 114 p.228-231Prijs: ?2.350,- (excl. lijst).

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        Tractätlein von der unbefleckten Empfängnus Mariae, in welchem auß hundert geheimnus-vollen und sinn-reichen Lehr-Sätzen der heiligen Schrift, .

      Labhart; 1736 - 263 Seiten; Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig/ berieben; Papier altersbedingt nachgedunkelt/ stellenweise stockfleckig; Buchrücken beschädigt; der Zustand ist ansonsten dem Alter entsprechend gut; ALTSCHRIFT! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 350

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        Principatus Silesiae Bregensis exactissima Tabula Geographica.

      Artist: Homann Erben RJ & Julien; issued in: Nuremberg; date: ca 1736 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 55 x 80; - description: Map shows the former duchy of Brieg in Silesia with the city Brzeg, Strehlen (Strzelin), Nimptsch (Niemcza), Nambslau (Namyslow), Pitschen (Byczyna), Creutzburg (Kluczbork) and Breslau.; -vita of the artist: Johann Babtiste Homann (1664-1724) was born in Oberkammlach, the Electorate of Bavaria. Although educated at a Jesuit school, and preparing for an ecclesiastical career, he eventually converted to Protestantism and from 1687 worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house.Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as a recommendation for potential customers.In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt (Grand Atlas of all the World). Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, who also published Siebmachers Wappenbuch.Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, which was in business until 1848. The company was known as Homann Erben, Homanniani Heredes, or Heritiers de Homann abroad.

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        Biblia. Das ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrifft Alten und Neuen Testaments, Verdeutschet durch Doct. Martin Luther Anjetzo uber die alten Summarien/Concordantzen/Zeit Lehr Historien und Namen Register mit nutzlichen/einem jeden Vers. beygefugten Aussleg Mit allen heyls begierigen Seelen zum Unterricht und Trost versehen und hrsg. durch M. Friedrich Battier und M. Theodor Gernler. Zweyte Auflage.

      Basel Beij und in Verlag Emmanuel und Johann Rudolph Thurneysen, MDCCXXXVI. (1736), - in-folio, 2 Bl. (Titelbl. in rot u. schwarz (kl. Aussriss in der unteren Ecke) - Privilegium) + 17 Bl. ( Vorrede - Vorbericht - Erklärung - Register ) + 2 Bl. - (Doppel-Bl. Karte ?Land Canaan?) + 688 S. + 135 S. (Apocrypha) (+ 1 weiss) ; 2 Bl. (Titelbl.: Neues Testament - Vorrede) + 280 S. + 2 Bl. (=Doppel-Karte Beschreibung d. Apostel u. Reise des Apostel?s Paul), 1. Vorsatzblatt ausgeschnitten, 2-Spaltigen Text, am Anfang wasserfleckig in der oberen Ecke, vereinzelt fleckig, Original-Schweinsledereinband über Holzplatten, 10 orig. Einbandbeschläge, 2 Schliessen, schönes Exemplar. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Dialoghi di D. Antonio Agostini arcivescovo di Tarragona sopra le medaglie, inscrizzioni, ed altre antichita tradotti dalla lingua spagnuola nell'italiana da Dionigi Ottaviano Sada, e dal medesimo accresciuti con diverse annotazioni istoriche, e nuovamente illustrati con molte medaglie. Dedicati all'Illustrissimo, e Reverendissimo Monsignor Carlo Maria Sacripante [ ].

      per Girolamo Mainardi stampatore camerale, Roma 1736 - in-folio (cm 32,5 x 22 ); legatura coeva in piena pergamena morbida, titolo manoscritto al dorso; pp. [24], XXX, 318, [5],[1 c. bianca]; vignetta calcografica incisa su rame al frontespizio (Apollo e le Muse), testatine e capilettera incisi su legno, numerose illustrazioni incise su legno a corredo del testo, quasi tutte raffiguranti medaglie, ad eccezione di tre grandi incisioni raffiguranti altrettanti fiumi (Nilus, Tigris e Danuvius) nel Dialogo Terzo e sei grandi incisioni raffiguranti famosi archi (tra cui quelli di Severo, Tito e Costantino) riportati nel Dialogo Quarto; front. stampato in rosso e nero; l'opera è composta da: dedica al Monsignor Sacripante dello stampatore (Girolamo Mainardi), ode di Josephi Castalionis, reimprimatur, vita di Monsignore don Antonio Agostini, epitaffio, elenco libri scritti da Don Antonio Agostini, giudizi ed elogi emessi nei confronti di Don Antonio Agostini a cura di eminenti personaggi (tra cui Aldo e Paolo Manuzio, Onofrio Panvinio), proemio, note esplicative dei simboli numismatici utilizzati nel testo, Tavola delle cose più notabili che si contengono nei dialoghi (30 pp. su due colonne), dodici dialoghi, nomi degli autori citati nell'opera, elenco di scrittori e relativi testi di numismatica con specchio di suddivisione degli stessi per nazionalità e, infine, l'ultima carta riporta la misura delle antiche medaglie ritrovata da Dionigi Ottaviano Sada, con una grande incisione. Trattato misto di numismatica e di epigrafia latina in forma di dialoghi tra l'autore e l'interlocutore, riferiti ad argomenti tra cui: le differenze tra le monete e le medaglie, le iscrizioni, i falsi, le epigrafi, ecc. La prima edizione della traduzione in italiano di questa opera, fatta a cura di Dionigi Ottaviano Sada, è stata pubblicata a Tarragona nel 1587. Testo completo, molto interessante. Prov.: timbri di possesso nobiliare al frontespizio e in fine. Rif.: IT\ICCU\UBOE\002152. Cond.: presenza di alcune gore d’acqua, qualche brunitura alle carte e qualche macchia ai piatti; nel complesso ottimo esemplare. 1130g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Codex Theodosianus cum Perpetuis Commentariis Iacobi Gothofredi

      43- Leipzig- Sumptibus Maur Gwoegii Weidmanni, 1736 Book. Fair. Hardcover. The complete Theodosianus Codex with a Commentary by Jacques Godefroy. Complete in six volumes. Volume six is in two parts, bound in one volume. Illustrated with head and tail vignettes. In LatinThe Codex Theodosianus was a compilation of the laws of the Roman Empire under the Christian emperors since 312. The Codexwasestablished by Emperor Theodosius II, who formed a committee to codify all the laws from the reign of Constantine up to the reign of Theodosius II. The Codex is also notable in its solidifying of Christianity as the official religion of the Empire and has explicit laws relating to observations of Christian Holy Week. Jacques Godefroy or Iacobi Gothofredi was a Swiss lawyer, magistrate and diplomat. His compilation of the Codex Theodosianus along with his commentary was the fruit of 30 years of his work and was published after his death. With the bookplate of Francis de Zulueta, Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford. A significant Catholic figure at Oxford, Zulueta was also a friend of Tolkien with whom he debated the nature of good and evil, ahead of the publication of Lord of the Rings. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Volume 1 rear board is detached and missing. Front board to volume I, II and Vis detached but present. Volumes II, III and V have boards held by cords only. Volume IV and VI rebacked. Joints to volumes IV and VI starting but still reasonably firm. Hinges reinforced to volumes I, III and V. Small label to front board of each volume. Both spine labels lacking to volumes I-III, onespine label lacking to volumeIV and V, with loss to spine label of volume V. Slight loss to all spines, particularly to headofvolume II and V. Personal bookplate of Francis de Zulueta to front pastedown of each volume. Internally, all volumes firmly bound. Pages foxed throughout, with marginal worming to volumes II, III and V. Ink stamp of Campion Hall to title page of all volumes. Overall: FAIR.

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        Oude Beurs van Rotterdam - Jacob Lindenberg, 1736-1740.

      GROOTSTE GRAVURE VAN DE OUDE ROTTERDAMSE BEURS?Gezigt van de Beurs, Gapers Brug, te zien na de Zuid en Noord Blaak te Rotterdam.? Zeldzame groot formaat kopergravure, gedrukt van 2 platen vervaardigd door Jacob Lindenberg ca. 1736-1740. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 58 x 97 cm.We zien de Blaak (gracht) met de Zuidblaak, de Beurs en de Gapersbrug. Het is druk op straat, mensen komen en gaan. Iemand laadt flessen in draagmanden. Een kar met daarop een baal met stof wordt rechts de voorstelling in gerold. Een toeslede met twee vaten wordt voortgetrokken door een paard, de eigenaar laat zich zittend op een van de vaten meevoeren en rookt er een pijp bij. Een elegant stel rijdt langs in een open rijtuig. Iemand duwt een kruiwagen met groenten, het ziet er zwaar uit. Op de hoek van de straat wordt geflirt.Ruim tien jaar voor de komst van de Beurs van Hendrick de Keyser in Amsterdam - om precies te zijn in 1598 - had Rotterdam aan het Haringvliet al een beursgebouw. Er vond vooral goederenhandel plaats. Ruimtegebrek maakte dat de handel zich in 1635 verplaatste naar de Noordblaak. Vanaf 1736 speelde de handel zich in een door architect Adriaen van der Werff ontworpen beursgebouw aan het Westnieuwland af, aan de noordoever van de Blaak. Het plein voor de oostelijk gelegen ingang werd het Beursplein genoemd. Algemeen werd gesteld dat de Beurs van Rotterdam de mooiste was van Holland, misschien zelfs de mooiste van heel Europa.In 1867 kreeg het gebouw een glazen overkapping naar voorbeeld van het Londense Crystal Palace. In 1877 werd aan de overkant van het Beursplein het treinstation Rotterdam Beurs geopend als onderdeel van het Luchtspoor. Het gebouw werd op 14 mei 1940 tijdens de bombardementen op Rotterdam verwoest.Prijs: ?2.650,- (incl. lijst).

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        Breviarium Sanctae Autissiodorensis Ecclesiae, Illustrissimi & Reverendissimi in Christo Patris Domini D. Caroli de Caylus Autissiodorensium Episcopi autoritate, & ejusdem Ecclesiae Capituli consensu editum

      apud Bartholomaeum Alix, Parisiis 1736 - In-8° (173x111mm), pp. (32), 476, CXXXII, 16 di Intonationes, Mediationes, et Terminationes di musica sacra in notazione neumatica su tetragramma. Bella legatura coeva in p. pelle rossa alle armi del Vescovo di Auxerre e dedicatario dell'opera, Charles de Caylus. Le armi sono impresse in oro al centro di entrambi i piatti entro ricca bordura perimetrale in oro con motivi floreali e vegetali. Dorso a 5 nervi decorati in oro con titolo, fiorellini e tralci vegetali in oro entro scomparti. Unghie e labbri decorati in oro, tagli dorati, sguardie policrome à queue-de-paon. Antiporta calcografica con raffigurazione della Basilica di Saint Étienne di Auxerre. Frontespizio con stemma inciso del de Caylus (identico alle armi della legatura) e timbro di antica biblioteca gesuita al frontespizio. Testo bicolonne riquadrato editorialmente in ross, testatine e capilettera ornati. Perfetto stato. La parte autunnale di questo breviario ad uso della Diocesi di Auxerre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sound Believer

      Printed by J. Draper for D. Henchman,, Boston: 1736 - 12mo period blind ruled sheep with early primitive rebacking in sheep, [2], ii, 281 pp. Some overall wear and tear to leather, and binding is a bit bent. Lacks rear free endpaper, and pages are browned with occasional pale dampstains. Also, first few leaves are a little brittle, and a few chips to the edges of a couple of pages. Title page trimmed at the top just touching outer rule. Signature on front endpaper, and small wormhole at the lower corner in about 15 leaves not affecting text. Despite these faults, it is still a very good and sturdy copy. This is the first American edition of an important Puritanical text. Thomas Shepard (1605-1649) was born in Towcester England, and went to Emmanuel Collage in Cambridge to get his degree in religion. Shepard had strong Calvinist views, and it didn't seem to take him long to get into trouble with the established church. He was silenced by the Bishop of London for non-conformity, and escaped to Boston in 1735. He became the pastor of church at Newton (Cambridge), and seemed to have a keen interest in the education of young people. In fact, he is credited with establishing the tradition of scholarships in America. He proposed a plan to the 'Commission of the United Colonies" that each family contribute part of their crops to help support needy students. DAB Vol. IX. Evans 4077. Sabin 80249. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Examen Apologetico de la Historica Narracion

      de los Naufragios, Peregrinaciones, I Milagros de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Baca, el las Tierras de la Florida, de la Nuevo Mexico.Folio. A very good copy in modern morocco, gilt, extremities rubbed. 50pp. Madrid, Juan de Zuniga, 1736. [Bound with] ARDIONO (Antonio) Naufragios de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Y Relacion de la Jornada... Folio. 52pp.

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        The History of Newcastle upon Tyne 1736 edition

      Newcastle upon Tyne: John White. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Later rebind. New eps. Original fold-out map missing - facsimile replacement. Title page browned with small repair. Some foxing and browning within. 1736. First Edition. Maroon hardback half-leather cover. 320mm x 200mm (13" x 8"). viii, 251pp. Several b/w woodcuts and facsimile fold-out map. Scarce original copy of this famous work. Extra handwritten page completing the mayors up to1769. .

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        Twaalf Boet-Bazuynen des Ouden en Nieuwen Testaments, Met haar Krachtig Geluyt, Tegen-geluyt en XII. Aandachtige Boet-gebeden, Als meede Zeven Hert-Wekkers of Hert-raakende Boet-Dryvers. Bestaande in Drang- en Beweeg-redenen waar door alle Zondaren op het geluyt van deze XII. Boet-Bazuynen spoedige Boete hebben te doen, en van haar zondig wezen en leven tot Godt zich van herten te bekeeren, ten besten den Zondaren voorgestelt. Tweede Druk.

      Amsterdam, Samuel Schoonwald 1736. (titelprent, 24) 704 p. Origineel Perkament, 8° (Vochtvlek op het voorplat en door het gehele boekblok, de eerste 2 pagina's zijn teer aan de randen, echter geen tekstverlies. Mist de franse titelpagina 1 pagina van het voorwerk. Verzameling van boet- en bedepreken gehouden tijdens de oorlog van 1672-1674 door de lutherse predikant Johannes Erasmus Blum, 1624-1683.).

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        Urbium Londini et West-Monasterii nec non Suburbii Southwark accurata Ichnographia. usque ad A. 1736.

      Nuremberg 1736 - Engraved plan on three sheets, WITH FINE ORIGINAL HAND-COLOUR, small area of restoration at lower left corner. Dimensions: 525 × 1685mm. (20.5 × 66.25 inches). Framed: 620 x1800 mm. A handsome plan of London, extending from Grosvenor Square in the west to Mile End to the east, decorative title cartouche, (in Latin and German), skillfully engraved vignettes depicting St. Paul's, St James's Square, The Custom House and the Royal Exchange. The City of London is highlighted in colour, as are Westminster and Southwark. Diverse, busy river traffic is well engraved upon The Thames, denoting its prime importance to the city, a fact backed up by a vignette of The Customs House.To the title's right is a key giving the German translation of English terms used upon the plan. Howgego 81.

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        The Life of John, Duke of Marlborough, Prince of the Roman Empire; Illustrated with Maps, Plans of Battles, Sieges and Medals and a Great Number of Original Letters and Papers Never Before Published. [3 volumes]

      Printed for J. Wilcox, London 1736 - , previously owned by Charles Bathurst of Lydney Park. Volume I, xxx, 529 pages. Volume II, [4], 574 pages. Volume III, 464, lii, pages. 26 copper engraved plates (including frontispiece), and 16 fold out maps and plans. Decorative head and tail-pieces. First Editions , spines worn and rubbed, some chips to edges, hinges cracked but bindings firm, corners and edges scuffed, title labels to spine worn, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns, pages clean, good condition , full calf, five raised bands to spine, gilt decorated compartments, title labels, blindstamped decoration to front and rear boards, red speckled edges , octavo, 20 cm x 12.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the World

      London - G Conyers, J J and P Knapton et al., 1736 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. Sir Walter Ralegh's famous and majorhistorical work. The History of the World was written during Sir Walter Ralegh's time imprisoned in the Tower of London. This work was different to Ralegh's prior writings, which were intended for private circulation. With The History Ralegh wanted to reach a wider audience. Initial copies of the work were suppressed by the archbishop of Canterbury and were seized by the king's agents due to its contempt to which Raleigh held monarchs throughout history. Three years later the suppression order was lifted and it had a 1617 reprint. Withsix double-page maps, two double page plansand several vignettes. The eleventh edition of this work 'printed from a copy revis'd by Himself. 'Collated using ESTC and ECCO: complete. Very bright and relatively clean pages given the age of this work. With a large chronological table to the rear. This work gives a history of the world from the creation of the world to 146bc, the time of the second Macedonian war. The first two books narrate and analyse biblical history with the last three books focusing on Greece and Rome. Ralegh focuses on philosophical problems found through the concepts of foreknowledge, free will and kismet . The later books of his work focus more on the acts of man than God in thedevelopment of the world. Sir Walter Ralegh was an Englishgentleman, writer, poet, soldier, courier, spy and explorer. Herose rapidly in favour of Queen Elizabeth I and was knighted in 1585. He was an important figure in the colonisation of North America. He secretly married Elizabeth Throckmorton, one of Elizabeth I'sladies-in-waiting without the Queen'spermission. For this he and his wife were sent to the Tower of London. Following Elizabeth I's death he was once again imprisoned in the Tower for plotting against King James I. It was during this time that he wrote this work. This is a scarce edition of this work and the textblock is in a bright and lovely condition. Condition: In full morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Bindings are library bindings with shelf number gilt stamped to tail of spines. To front boards 'Public Library Hastings' gilt stamps have been scored off. Otherwise, externally, excellent with minor rubbing to the extremities and to the head and tail of spines. Library shelf numbers written to the verso oftitle pages in ink. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with a few handling marks to margins. Light spotting to the first and last few pages. Occasional spots. Lacking original endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The General History of China : Containing a Geographical, Historical, Chronological, Political and Physical Description of the Empire of China, Chinese-Tartary, Corea and Tibet... In four volumes

      London: Lincolns-Inn Fields 1736. In four volumes complete. (xii), 509; (xii), 438; (xii), 496; (xii), 464 pp. Recent half brown morocco over marbled boards. Black leather title labels to spines. New endpapers. Title pages in red & black. Head and tail-pieces. With one frontis (lacks 3), three folding maps, including one in colour (lacks 1), eleven folding plates and six additional plates, also 2 pp of music notation. Tear to one folding plate, with slight loss. Tears to two maps, without loss. Text collated and complete. Leaves clean. Bindings firm. . Very Good. Half Morocco. 1736. 8vo..

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        Proto-martyr poenitentiae ejusque sigilli custos semper fidelis divus Joannes Nepomucenus, S. metropolitanae Ecclesiae Pragensis ad S. Vitum M. in regno Boemiae canonicus [.].

      Augsburg und Graz, Gebr. Veith, 1736. - (22), 414, (8) SS. Titel in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 4 teils gefalt. Kupfern (Thomas Baeck sc., Gottfried Rogg del.) sowie einigen herald. Textholzschnitten. Lederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Farbschnitt. Folio. Erste und einzige Ausgabe; erst 1761 sollte ein zweiter Band folgen. Der Theologe und Jurist J. C. F. Berghauer (1684-1760), Doktor beider Rechte, war Dekan des Domkapitels zu Prag und Pfarrer zu Tschochau bei Leitmeritz. - Titel mit kl. Ausschnitten (etwas Buchstabenberührung). Oberes Kapital lädiert, unteres Vordergelenk etwas angeplatzt, oberstes Rückenfeld zeitgenössisch gekalkt und mit hs. Bibliothakssignaturletter. Papierbedingt teils etwas gebräunt, sonst gutes Exemplar. Recht selten; das Göttinger Exemplar verfügt über nur 2 Tafeln. Graesse I, 340. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionarium Britannicum: or a more Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary than any Extant. The Second Edition with numerous Additions and Improvements. Illustrated with near Five Hundred Cuts, for Giving a clear Idea of those Figures, not so well apprehended by verbal Description.

      London: T. Cox at the Lamb under the Royal-Exchange. Very Good. 1736. Second Edition. Hardcover. Nicely rebound in full mottled calf; floral designs to front and back boards. Five raised bands; gilt title to spine. Small stain to bottom edge. Bookplate to front pastedown. Previous owner's name crossed out on title page. Contains the elusive Orrery plate. Unpaginated. Final leaf reinforced at fore edge.; 9 x 14 inches .

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        Bertoldo con Bertoldino e Cacasenno in ottava rima

      Bologna: Lelio dalla Volpe, 1736. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 2 parts in one volume, 4to (290 x 211 mm). Engraved frontispiece and 20 plates by Ludovico Mattioli after Giuseppe Maria Crespi, engraved and letterpress folding table, large printer's device on title, oval author portrait vignette, 16 tail-pieces. Contemporary Italian vellum, red leather lettering-piece. Light wear to binding. Provenance: Ernst and Elise Lipmann (bookplate); purchased from Andrew Robison, 1975. FIRST APPEARANCE of Giuseppe Maria Crespi's images as book illustrations, one of the most splendid Bolognese illustrated books of the eighteenth century. Circa 1710 Mattioli published his first set of etchings after Crespi's drawings of the popular Bertoldo and Bertoldino stories (Bartsch 23-42). He then reinterpreted the result of this collaborations in a new series of etchings for this edition a quarter of a century later. Croce's comic, anti-aristocratic stories are re-imagined in ottava rima by G. P. Riva, P. B. Baldi, G. P. Zanotti, and others. Adding commentary is Giovanni Andrea Barotti. Proverbs and folktales are woven through the story of the crude but world-savvy peasant Bertoldo and his son, Bertoldino. Croce, the son of a blacksmith, was one of Italy's most successful self-taught authors, whose popularity exceeded his social stature. The abbot Adriano Banchieri was one of many who admired his work; his sequel to the work was published in 1620. Gamba 2156; Brunet I, 820.

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        L'Espion de Thamas Kouli-Kan, dans les cours de l'Europe. Ou lettres et memoires de Pagi-Nassir-Bek. Contenant diverses anecdotes politiques pour servir à l'histoire du tems présent. Traduit du Persan par l'abbé de Rochebrune. Keulen: Erasmus Kinkius [= Holland], 1746.

      "Gebonden in geheel leer; (10)+391 p., ill. Goudstempeling op de rug. Mooi exemplaar. Lit: Niet bij Jacobsen Jensen; Estreicher XXIV, 21, Weller II 118 (zonder verdere toeschrijving van drukplaats)"."Pagi Nassir Bek was een fictieve spion van de Perzische koning Nadir-Shah. De hier gepubliceerde memoires en brieven zijn gedateerd 1736-1744 en werden geschreven te Astrakan, Ispahan, St.-Petersburg, Warschau, Wenen, Amsterdam en Tauris. De pagina's 279-362 betreffen de Nederlanden in 1742. Hij beschrijft de recente historie, het staatsbestel en de volgende plaatsen: Amsterdam, Zaandam, Den Bosch, Grave, Maastricht, Hulst, Sas van Gent en een aantal Zuid-Nederlandse steden. Het frontispice toont een allegorische afbeelding van spionage: de list bedekt de spion, de politiek en het gevaar begeleiden hem. Het is gegraveerd door P. Tanjé. Het boek is een poging de geheime politiek van de Europese hoven op een kryptische manier te beschrijven. In de noten tal van verwijzingen naar mohammedaanse zeden en gebruiken. In het voorwoord wordt een -niet verschenen - tweede deel aangekondigd over Mahomet e.a."

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        Bertoldo con Bertoldino e Cacasenno in ottava rima

      Bologna: Lelio dalla Volpe, 1736. 2 parts in one volume, 4to (290 x 211 mm). Engraved frontispiece and 20 plates by Ludovico Mattioli after Giuseppe Maria Crespi, engraved and letterpress folding table, large printer's device on title, oval author portrait vignette, 16 tail-pieces. Contemporary Italian vellum, red leather lettering-piece. Light wear to binding. Provenance: Ernst and Elise Lipmann (bookplate); purchased from Andrew Robison, 1975. FIRST APPEARANCE of Giuseppe Maria Crespi's images as book illustrations, one of the most splendid Bolognese illustrated books of the eighteenth century. Circa 1710 Mattioli published his first set of etchings after Crespi's drawings of the popular Bertoldo and Bertoldino stories (Bartsch 23-42). He then reinterpreted the result of this collaborations in a new series of etchings for this edition a quarter of a century later. Croce's comic, anti-aristocratic stories are re-imagined in ottava rima by G. P. Riva, P. B. Baldi, G. P. Zanotti, and others. Adding commentary is Giovanni Andrea Barotti. Proverbs and folktales are woven through the story of the crude but world-savvy peasant Bertoldo and his son, Bertoldino. Croce, the son of a blacksmith, was one of Italy's most successful self-taught authors, whose popularity exceeded his social stature. The abbot Adriano Banchieri was one of many who admired his work; his sequel to the work was published in 1620. Gamba 2156; Brunet I, 820. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

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        Examen Apologetico de la Historica Narracion

      1736 - de los Naufragios, Peregrinaciones, I Milagros de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Baca, el las Tierras de la Florida, de la Nuevo Mexico.Folio. A very good copy in modern morocco, gilt, extremities rubbed. 50pp. Madrid, Juan de Zuniga, 1736. [Bound with] ARDIONO (Antonio) Naufragios de Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Y Relacion de la Jornada. Folio. 52pp. These two works are extracted from Barcia's Historiadores primitivos de las Indias Occidentales. (1736-49).Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca spent the better part of twelve years exploring North America and Mexico on his first expedition - to conquer Florida - under Panfilo de Narvaez. The party left Spain in 1527, though was shipwrecked off the coast of Texas and the eighty survivors lived with the Karankawa Indians for a year. The fifteen who survived that first year split up and moved to other tribes further north. Cabeza de Vaca found himself with the Avavare and accompanied them on their annual pilgrimages to southern Texas for prickly pear apples. In 1534 Cabeza de Vaca and three others travelled to Mexico via present day El Paso and on to Mexico City. This group acted as medicine men to the tribes they lived with and Cabeza de Vaca was regarded as a powerful shaman. Sabin, 3350; Howes, 131; Palau, 15803; Howgego, C3. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Politica indiana, compuesta por el Doct. D. Juan de Solorzano Pereyra, Cavallero del Orden de Santiago, del Consejo del Rey Nuestro Señor en los Supremos de Castilla, y de las Indias. Dividida en seis libros. En los quales con gran distincion, y estudio se trata, y resuelve todo lo tocante al Descubrimiento, Descripcion, Adquisicion, y Retencion de las mesmas Indias, y su Govierno particular, assi cerca de las personas de los Indios, y sus Servicios, Tributos, Diezmos, y Encomiendas, como de lo Espiritual,

      En Madrid: "Por Matheo Sacristan, Año de 1736 [tomo I]; Por Gabriel Ramíre, 1736-1739 En Madrid: "Por Matheo Sacristan, Año de 1736 [tomo I]; Por Gabriel Ramírez, Año de 1739 [tomo II].", 1736-1739. Third, but first complete edition. . Contemporary spanish calf binding. VG+. "2 vols., Folio, (333x226mm.).- Vol 1.: [24], 458 p.; sign.: [1], ¶4, ¶¶-¶¶¶2, ***, ¶¶¶¶2, aa, A3, B-L2, M-Z4, Aa-Zz4, Aaa-Qqq4, Rrr2.- Vol 2: [8], 704 p.; sign.: [4], Sss-Zzz4, Aaaa-Zzzzz4, Aaaaaa-Nnnnnn4, [2], Oooooo-Zzzzzz4, Aaaaaaa-Mmmmmmm4, [2]; propers half-title and title page.- // Contemporary spanish calf binding; spine with gilt fillets and title, and volume labels. Inner margin in Sss del v. 2 ripped. All first volumes of this edition (and the first part of the second volumes also) were printed using a poor quality paper age-toned over time. Taking it into account, very good copy.- // Refs.: Medina, BHA, 3067; Palau, 318983; Moreno, Boliviana, 2713; Sabin, 22, 86536. Appointed by Felipe III  oidor in the Audiencia of Lima in 1609, the doctor in laws Juan de Solorzano dedicated a good part of his time there to fulfill the commission of  to attend and write everything that judges concerning, and convenient to his right, and government. The result of his effort were two volumes in Latin, 'Disputatio de Indiarum Iure sive de iusta Indiarum Occidentalium inquisitione, acquisitione et retentione, tribus libris comprehensa and Tomus alter de Indiarum Iure sive de iusta Indiarum Occidentalium gubernatione, quinque libris comprehensus', that were published in Madrid in 1629 and 1639 respectively. In them, after a description of the discovery, conquest and retention of the West Indies, he offered an analysis of both the institutions of government which had been generated and the functioning of the whole administration  civil, economic and religious and the laws  specific laws, laws of Castile and the customary aboriginal right that justified it. «It was then made clear to me that it would be of the pleasure and service of Your Majesty that these books be put into the Spanish language so that those who do not understand the Latin may enjoy them; and the same have been asked me by letter many Indies people well warned».Thus, Solorzano undertook a version in Castilian, less detailed (although he maintained the Latin in the appointments) and with more updated data, that was published in Madrid, in 1648, in a single volume, but of 1200 pages: the 'Política Indiana'. Whether it was in Latin or in Spanish, Solorzano s objective was to justify the ownership of the territory by the Crown of Castile and enter into the existing dispute over the treatment given by the Spaniards to the Indians, both to defend the dignity as people of the Indians (he followed Francisco de Vitoria and Jose de Acosta) and its strict defense against the abuses in the courts, and to defend the good management developed by the Spanish crown. Although in 1680 a compilation of the laws for Indies, which affected the legal basis of the 'Politica Indiana', was published ('Recopilación de las leyes de Indias'), the demand for copies seemed sufficient for the brothers Verdussen to reprint it unchanged at Antwerp in 1703, compressing their types to reduce the volume to 600 pages. It was not until the 1720s that the rapporteur of the Consejo de Indias (Council of the Indies), Francisco Ramiro de Valenzuela, undertook the work of legally updating Solorzano s work, requesting and obtaining a printing license in 1730 for 'Adiciones sobre la Política Indiana' (Additions on Indian Politics). Such additions were never published as it, and instead, in 1736 and 1739, the two volumes of a new edition of the Solorzano s 'Política Indiana' appeared with the additions due to Ramiro de Valenzuela bellowing in each chapter the text of Solorzano in numbered paragraphs preceded by an asterisk. This last enlarged edition we offer, would be reprinted unchanged, in 1776, in Madrid, in the Imprenta de la Gazeta Real."

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        \"Die Fisch Otter haben 3. bis 4. Iunge; bekommen im andern Iahr vermögen zur Zucht; werden immer grösser\". Blick in eine Felsgrotte mit einer Fischotterfamilie, rechts im Hintergrund ein Wasserfall.

       Kupferstich von und nach Johann Elias Ridinger, 1736, 27,5 x 41 cm. Thienemann 223. - Aus: \"Betrachtung der wilden Thiere mit beygefügter vortrefflichen Poesie des hochberühmten Herrn Barthold Heinrich Brockes\", herausgegeben von Johann Elias Ridinger, Augsburg 1736. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Dekorative Graphik, Tiere

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        De Antiquis Ecclesiae Ritibus. . . Tractatum de Antiqua Ecclesiae Disciplina in Divinis Celebrandis Officiis ... Collectum atque exornatum . . . R. P. domni Edmundi Martene,... Editio Secunda ab eodem auctore tertiam ultra partem aucta... (Original 18th Century printings)

      Antwerpen: J.B. de la Bry, 1736-1737. . Folios. 2 volumes (1 & 3 of 4). [40], 982; [20], 956, [79] pp. Volume 1 with engraved portrait frontispiece and two plates, one fold out. (Folio) 40x24 cm (14x9 ") Modern black buckram, gilt spine. Second Edition. These volumes formerly of Mount St. Alphonsus Seminary in Esopus, NY. with their stamps, pockets, etc. at front and rear. Edmond Martène was a French Benedictine historian and liturgist. In 1672 he entered the Benedictine Abbey of St-Rémy at Reims, a house of the Congregation of Saint-Maur. He devoted his life to the study of subjects connected with history and liturgy, residing in various monasteries of his order, especially at Rouen, where he received the sympathetic co-operation of the prior of Sainte-Marthe.

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        Elia de Profeet kragtig in Woorden, Werken en Schrift. In XX. Redenvoeringen en beknopter in Rym. WAARBIJ: Eliza de Profeet gezalft met Elias geest wonderbaar in zyn leven en dood. In XXV. Leerredenen en Byschriften.

      Groningen, Jurjen en Hajo Spandaw 1736/1741 - 2 werken in 1 band, (titelprent met verklaring, 22) 520 (15), (2, 14) 544 (15) p. Origineel Perkament met ribben en stempels, 4° (Het perkament van de rug is plaatselijk wat gebarsten, mist de titelprent van deel 2.)

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        Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle - Run of Eight Years 1736 - 1743

      Edward Cave, London 1736 - A run of eight volumes, each containing 12 issues and supplements as called for from 1736 - 1743. A very good set in what looks like a publisher's binding. Rubbing to the edges, with loss of leather to 1 volume and s split in the spine to another, the boards are all attached ,some loss to the marbled paper over the boards. Armorial bookplates on front pastedowns. Complete with the maps and plates as called for including the West Indies and Atlantic Charts in 1740, the Atlantic is torn away, but without loss. The two Russian maps in 1939 are in good order. A huge variety of articles including the series of "Debates in Senate of Lilliput' and pieces ascribed to Alexander Pope. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Reasonableness of Christianity, As deliver'd in the scriptures.

      A. Bettesworth 1736 - To which is added, a first and second vindication of the same; from some exceptions and reflections in a treatise by the Rev. Mr. Edwards, intitled, Some thoughts concerning the several causes and occasions of atheism, especially in the present Age. The sixth edition. [2], 292pp. [together with.] A Second Vindication of the Reasonableness of Christianity, as deliver'd in the scriptures. The fifth edition. xvi, 392pp. Two volumes. A near fine set bound in matching full contemporary sprinkled calf, raised bands, red morocco labels. Neat repair to the rear board of Vol II where a small patch of leather had lifted. 8vo. Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch. 1736. ESTC T180141, Bodleian, and Wesley College only. ESTC N34304, Dr Williams Library, Hurd Library, Bodleian, Sir John Soane's Museum; Boston and Otago. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eine kurtze Eröffnung und Anweisung der dreyen Principien und Welten im Menschen, In unterschiedlichen Figuren vorgestellet: wie und wo eigentlich ihre Centra im innern Menschen stehen; gleich sie der Autor selbst im Göttlichen Schauen in sich gefunden...

      [N.p.]: Auf vieler Verlangen aufs neue dem Druck übergeben... 1736. Small 8vo, 175, [1(instructions to binder)] pp. Double-page frontispiece containing two images; folding cosmic diagram; and two plates, all hand-colored copperplate engravings; the diagram & plates tipped onto the fore-edges of text leaves. Title-page printed in red & black. Contemporary brown & white marbled boards, paper backstrip label, in modern beige buckram folding box with paper backstrip label. Covers well worn; some minor internal staining and neat annotation; small ballpoint arrow on title-page indicating date '1696'; name of the author of the foreword on p. [2]; overall a sound copy of this important mystical text with astonishing illustrations. Second Edition; the work was evidently compiled in 1696 and first published in Leiden in 1723. Later editions were issued in 1779 & 1850; and the book may well be in print today. This edition is most uncommon, with OCLC locating it only at Duke and the Niedersachsische Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek in Gottingen. Johann Georg Gichtel (1638-1710) was a theologian and attorney who embraced mysticism and the teachings of the inspirational Jakob Böhme (1575-1624), whose works he edited in 1682-1683. Gichtel wound up leading a life of ecstatic poverty in Amsterdam as head of a small cult known as Gichtelians or Brethren of the Angel. Their goal, and the thrust of this complex hermetic-mystical treatise, is the understanding of Divine Wisdom through self-knowledge and through freedom from all carnal desires. The four human images in the frontispiece and plates depict the evolution of humankind from the spirit by means of an inward spiraling of energies through the planets, although the iconography is much more complex than that. The large cosmic diagram seems to combine elements of astrology and spiritualism. These images were evidently based on visions of Gichtel's and may have been prepared by Graber, whose role in this publication is uncertain. The book was probably edited by Johann Wilhelm Überfeld (whose name is written in on p. [2]) (1659-1731), a follower of Gichtel who in 1730 published an edition of Gichtel's edition of Böhme's writings that is now regarded as standard. The first edition has appeared 3 times at auction since 1975, this edition only once; no copy is noted online although copies of the 1st and 4th editions are there as of 9/07.

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        An Enquiry into the Life and Writings of Homer [with original pen-and-ink sketch]

      London: [s.n.], M.DCC.XXXVI [1736]. 8vo: [4],346,[82], with folding copper-engraved map of the Mediterranean world, frontispiece portrait of Homer, title-page vignette and 12 further half-page plates and tailpieces (one beginning and ending each section), engraved by Van der Gucht, all in excellent impressions. Contemporary mottled calf, boards framed with double gilt filet, ornately gilt-tooled spine in six compartments, red morocco lettering piece gilt, all edges speckled red, plain period end papers. Laid in is an accomplished drawing in pen and ink of the frontispiece portrait, signed and dated, "[John] Bateman 1760." (Bateman's engraved armorial book plate appears on the front paste down.) A Fine, virtually pristine copy, bright pages free of foxing and stains, clear print and ample margins, fresh gilt. In all, a highly attractive example of this seminal work of classical scholarship. Lowndes 213. Second Edition. Blackwell's reputation as a major figure of the Scottish Enlightenment rests chiefly on this pioneering study, first published anonymously in 1735. Blackwell believed that culture was learned, not inherent (a cornerstone of modern cultural anthropology), and that Homer's rank as a supreme epic poet "was the outcome of a specific historical context, social organization, geography, and climate, which combined to shape the culture he represented and which provided an ethos uniquely favourable to epic poetry. . . . A key point of the analysis was the idea of uneven development, an overlap between high civilization in the centres of Greek culture, with a continuation of relative barbarism and its attendant heroic values elsewhere. . . . In the early stages of society language was naturally bold and metaphorical, so that utterance had a rude and energetic quality which it later lost. . . . Homer was peculiarly favoured by circumstance, since he had appeared at the beginning of [this] new cultural phase, but still had personal experience of the old heroic ethos." (ODNB) Withal, Lowndes was unimpressed: "A production that displays more erudition than genius, and more affectation than elegance." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Mémoire sur l'origine des constellations, et sur l'explication de la fable, par le moyen de l'astronomie.Paris, widow Desaint, 1781. 4to. With a woodcut vignette on the title-page. Contemporary cat's paw calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Buchwald & Josefowicz, The zodiac of Paris, pp. 43-62; Edelstein, The terror of natural right, pp. 243-244; Poggendorff I, p. 630; Wellcome II, p. 503. First separate edition of an erudite treatise on the astronomical foundations of religion and mythology. In the late 18th century, the notion of a common origin of all religions had become popular among French Enlightenment radicals, thereby challenging the Church's claim to absolute truth and moving as close as possible to atheism. Basing himself on the work of the astronomer Bailly (1736-1793), Dupuis investigated the origin of the constellations of the zodiac in relation to their given names. Since the constellations do not in any way represent the figure after which they are named, Dupuis concluded that they must have been older than their Greek names would suggest. The signs must have had some sort of connection with the state of the earth and agricultural labour, working as a calendar, and Dupuis ultimately found his original civilization in Upper Egypt, 15 to 16 thousand years ago. On this basis, Dupuis founded his thesis that all religions derived from the Egyptian zodiac and that all gods in various mythologies, including the Christian God, were allegories of the sun.After publication, the theory was refuted by Bailly, although he praised Dupuis's erudition and ingenuity. Nevertheless, the theory proved popular with radical revolutionaries.Binding somewhat worn, notably the hinges and back board. With some spots and a small hole in the gutter margin of pp. 187-188; a very good copy.

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        La Chine en miniature, ou choix de costumes, arts et métiers de cet empire, [vols. 1-4:] représentés par 74 [recté 76] gravures [vols. 5-6: représentés par 28 gravures], la plupart d'après les originaux inédits du cabinet du feu M. Bertin.Paris, A. Nepveu (vols. 1-4 printed by Demonville, vols. 5-6 by Le Normant), 1811-1812. 6 volumes bound as 2. 18mo (14 x 9 cm). With 4 engraved frontispieces and 104 other engraved plates (8 folding), all finely coloured by a contemporary hand. Contemporary richly gold-tooled dark green grained morocco, gold-tooled spine, boards, board edges and turn-ins, gilt edges, with the name of the binder on spine: R.P. CHILLIAT.

      - Brunet I, col. 1225; Colas 443; Cordier, Sinica, cols. 64-65; cf. Abbey, Travel 535; Reed & Dematté 14; for the binder; Bibl. Henri Beraldi III, 374; Flety, p. 44. A rare complete set of Breton's lively description of China during the reign of Emperor Qianlong (ruled 1736-1795), with 108 beautifully coloured illustration plates. The first four volumes were originally published alone in 1811 and the last two volumes added as a supplement in 1812. The images cover the whole range of Chinese society. They show military, ceremonial and traditional costumes, weaponry, means of transport, arts and crafts, implements, toys and other objects of everyday life, but also means of punishment and execution. The majority of the plates were based on original drawings in the private collection of the French Secretary of State Henri Léonard Jean Baptiste Bertin (1719-1792). Although the original artists are not named, most look like the work of the Englishmen George Henry Mason and William Alexander. Alexander accompanied Lord Macartney's 1792-1794 embassy to China as a junior draughtsman. All 108 plates in our set are beautifully coloured by a master craftsman with an eye for detail, truly contributing to the value of the set.In an attractive contemporary binding by the Parisian binder R.P. Chilliat. Beraldi lists and illustrates a Chilliat binding with the arms of Napoleon Bonaparte, that includes many of the same tools on the boards. With bookplate. Some very minor browning on along the top edges, some occasional spots, but otherwise in very good condition. The binding slightly rubbed along the spine, but otherwise also very good.

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        kurzgefaßte und gründliche Teutsche Reich - Historie von dem Anfang des Teutschen Reichs mit König Ludwigen dem Teutschen biß auf den Badischen Frieden.

      Christoph Riegel., Leipzig. 1736 - 4° 2 Bl. 663 S. 15 Bl.Register, 22 teils in den Text gedr. Kupfern, Hpgmt., marm. Einband dieser mit Gebrauchspuren, Ecken u. Kanten stark berieben, papierbed. gebräunt u. vereinz. braunfleckig, kl. Bleistiftstriche u. Anmerkung. v. alter Hand, sonst innen guter Zustand 11/gs Sprache: de

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        Gratulatio Academiae Oxoniensis In Nuptias... Principm Frederici Principis Walliae...

      Oxonii, E Typographeo Clarendoniano, MDCCCXXXVI [1736]. Hard Cover. Folio: [104] p.; 35 cm. Poetic celebration of a royal wedding. The Prince of Wales, Frederick Louis, married Augusta, Princess of Saxe-Gotha. The Oxford faculty marked the festivities with poems in English, Latin, Greek, Welsh, German and Hebrew. The complication was that young Gussy was pregnant and Freddy hadn't told Dad, who had a fit when he learned of the Royal Grandchild. George II expelled the rogue from St. James. The book has as title vignette the Clarendon Press mark (Sheldonian Theatre). This copy has the bookplate of Beaumont, i.e. Henry Somerset, third Duke of Beaumont, 1707-1746, Frederick's contemporary. Bound in a beautiful piece of red morocco, badly abused with surfaces and all corners damaged. Text clean, crisp, Very Good; leather binding a poor shadow of its original glory. stock#OB432 extra-oversize.

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