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         Journal de Pierre le Grand

      Berlin, Decker, 1773. - depuis L`Annee 1698. jusqu'à la conclusion de la Paix de Neustadt. Traduit sur l'original russe. Imprime d'après les manuscrits corriges de la propre main de sa Majeste Imperiale, qui sont aux archives. Mit gestochenem Frontispz, gestochener Titelvignette, VIII ("Avertissement" VII/VIII am Schluss), 501 Seiten, einfacher Pappband der Zeit, 30 x 22 cm, Einband berieben und bestossen, innen etwas gebräunt, Buchblock unbeschnitten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Vermischte Philosophische Schriften. Aus den Jahrbüchern der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin gesammelt. (Und:) Vermischte Schriften. Eine Fortsetzung der vermischten philosophischen Schriften desselben. Nebst einigen Nachrichten von seinem Leben, und seinen sämtlichen Werken. (Hrsg. von Christian Friedrich von Blanckenburg).

      Weidmanns Erben und Reich,, Leipzig, 1773 - 2 Bde. Leipzig, Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1773-81. 8°. (5) Bl., 398 S.; (2) Bl., 144 S., (2) Bl., 237 S. Halbleder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, rötliche Rückenschildchen. Erste Buchausgabe, komplett, mit der vorhandenen Fortsetzung selten. Der bedeutende Philosoph und Ästhetiker der Aufklärung, Johann Georg Sulzer (1729-1779), stellte seine urprünglich französisch abgefassten Schriften für den ersten Band selbst zusammen, nachdem Christian Garve den Wunsch geäussert hatte, sie in "deutscher Sprache gesammelt zu sehen", und anbot, sie mit "seinen Anmerkungen" zu versehen. Der zweite Band wurde von Blankenburg (1744-1796) mit einer ausführlichen Biographie herausgegeben. - Einbände berieben an Kanten und Rücken, zum Teil leichte Stockflecken. Halbleder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, rötliche Rückenschildchen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Band 1 - 43. Zweiundvierzig Bände der Reihe (ohne Band 38)

      - - sehr gut erhaltene, einheitliche Bände/Die Bände enthalten: Poems upon several occasions by Edmund Waller/The poems of Mark Akenside/Select works of W. Shenstone/Poems by Mr. Gray/Poems of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of Saint Patrick`s Dublin, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/The poetical works of the right honourable Joseph Addison/John Milton: Paradiese Lost. A poem in twelve Books, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Alexander Poe: The poetical works, Volume I, II, III und IV (4 Bände)/Hudibras, in three parts. Written in the Time of the late wars by Samuel Butler with Annotations, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Edward Young: Poems on several occasions, Volume III/Original poems by John Dryden in two Volumes, I und II (2 Bände)/The poems of Dr. Thomas Parnell/Mr. William Collins: The poetical works of Mr. William Collins to which are added Mr. Hammond`s Elegies/The works of Virgil. Translated by John Dryden, Volume V/VI/VII (3 Bände)/Poems and Fables by the late Mr. John Gay, Volume II/The Odyssey of Homer. Translated from the greek by Alexander Pope, Volume I, II und III (3 Bände)/Poems on several occasions by John Milton/The Iliad of Homer. Translated from the greek by Alexander Pope, Volume I, II und III (3 Bände)/Poems upon several occasions by Matthew Prior, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/The Poetical works of James Thomson, Band II/Select Poems of Mr. A. Cowley/The poetical works of Sir Samuel Garth/Poems on several occasions by the late Mr. John Gay/Fables, ancient and modern, translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace and Chaucer with original poems by John Dryden, Volume III und IV (2 Bände)/The Complaint: Or Night-Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Paradise regain`d. a poem in four Books. To which is added, Samson Agonistes and Comus, a mask by the Author John Milton, Volume III - Gewicht in Gramm: 6720 A. Kincaid and W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1773. Zusammen ca. 7.500 S. Ledereinbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und 4 Schmuckbünden. Je mit goldgeprägten Wappen des Adelsgeschlechts ,Biron von Kurland" (Peter von Biron (1724 - 1800) auf oberer Einbanddecke. Je mit gestochenem Exlibris auf Vorsatz sowie je Band mit handschriftlichen Namenseintrag auf Titel ,Catherine de Courland", später bekannt geworden als Wilhelmine von Sagen

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         Band 1 - 43. Zweiundvierzig Bände der Reihe (ohne Band 38)

       A. Kincaid and W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1773. Zusammen ca. 7.500 S. Ledereinbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und 4 Schmuckbünden. Je mit goldgeprägten Wappen des Adelsgeschlechts ,,Biron von Kurland\"\" (Peter von Biron (1724 - 1800) auf oberer Einbanddecke. Je mit gestochenem Exlibris auf Vorsatz sowie je Band mit handschriftlichen Namenseintrag auf Titel ,,Catherine de Courland\"\", später bekannt geworden als Wilhelmine von Sagen - sehr gut erhaltene, einheitliche Bände/Die Bände enthalten: Poems upon several occasions by Edmund Waller/The poems of Mark Akenside/Select works of W. Shenstone/Poems by Mr. Gray/Poems of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of Saint Patrick`s Dublin, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/The poetical works of the right honourable Joseph Addison/John Milton: Paradiese Lost. A poem in twelve Books, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Alexander Poe: The poetical works, Volume I, II, III und IV (4 Bände)/Hudibras, in three parts. Written in the Time of the late wars by Samuel Butler with Annotations, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Edward Young: Poems on several occasions, Volume III/Original poems by John Dryden in two Volumes, I und II (2 Bände)/The poems of Dr. Thomas Parnell/Mr. William Collins: The poetical works of Mr. William Collins to which are added Mr. Hammond`s Elegies/The works of Virgil. Translated by John Dryden, Volume V/VI/VII (3 Bände)/Poems and Fables by the late Mr. John Gay, Volume II/The Odyssey of Homer. Translated from the greek by Alexander Pope, Volume I, II und III (3 Bände)/Poems on several occasions by John Milton/The Iliad of Homer. Translated from the greek by Alexander Pope, Volume I, II und III (3 Bände)/Poems upon several occasions by Matthew Prior, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/The Poetical works of James Thomson, Band II/Select Poems of Mr. A. Cowley/The poetical works of Sir Samuel Garth/Poems on several occasions by the late Mr. John Gay/Fables, ancient and modern, translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace and Chaucer with original poems by John Dryden, Volume III und IV (2 Bände)/The Complaint: Or Night-Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Paradise regain`d. a poem in four Books. To which is added, Samson Agonistes and Comus, a mask by the Author John Milton, Volume III - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Literatur 17. - 20.Jahrhundert,Englische Literatur

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         Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times

      John Baskerville, Birmingham 1773 - Three volumes complete - Volume One - [4], iv, [2], 364pp; Volume Two - 1-176, [2], 181-443pp, [1] and Volume Three - [4], 410pp, [48]. Later full tree calf, raised bands, spines in six panels, title label to second panel, contrasting volume label to third, remaining panels gilt with leafy stem corner pieces and seed head and leaf centre piece, covers with rolled border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g and marbled, with marbled endpapers. Spines slightly faded, with covers slightly unevenly faded, minor rubbing to extremities, corners lightly bumped. Internally some light soiling to margins, some off setting from engravings as usual, but generally fairly bright and clean. Previous owner's armorial book plate to front pastedowns (Christopher Turnor of Stoke Rochford), couple of old bookseller descriptions tipped on to marbled free endpaper. Engraved frontispiece by Gribelin and Closterman, the final engraving is by Gribelin and Mattaeis, the others all by Gribelin. The fifth edition, the first Baskerville edition. Gaskell 49 Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Traité de la circulation et du crédit, contenant une Analyse raisonnée des Fonds d Angleterre, & de ce qu on appelle Commerce ou Jeu d Actions; un Exmen critique de plusieurs Traités sur les Impots, les Finances, l Agricolture, la Population, le Commerce, &c. Précédé de l Extrait d un Ouvrage intitulé: Bilan général & raisonné de l Angleterre depuis 1600 jusqu en 1761; & suivi d une Lettre sur la Jalousie du Commerce, où l on prouve que l intéret des Puissances commerçantes ne se croise point, &c. avec un Tableau de ce qu on appelle Commerce, ou plutot Jeu d Actions, en Hollande. Par l Auteur de l Essai sur le luxe, & de la Lettre sur le Jeu des Cartes, qu on a ajoutés à la fin. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, & augmentée de Notes relati

      chez Marc Michel Rey, Amsterdam 1773 - Legatura coeva in piena pelle con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. (tracce d usura). Tagli rossi. Mancanza alla cuffia superiore e piccola abrasione al piatto anteriore. Ottimi interni. All occhietto Traité des Fonds de Commerce, ou Jeu d Actions . Rarissima seconda edizione accresciuta. Non in Einaudi né in Goldsmith. Presente, secondo ICCU, in una sola Bibl. italiana. 12mo (cm. 16,6), XXIV-432 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         1773 1st edition Benjamin Franklin ELECTRICITY Metaphysics Meteors Fire Magnets

      Paris : Chez Quillau l'aine, chez Esprit, et l'auteur, 1773. - 1773 1st edition Benjamin Franklin ELECTRICITY Metaphysics Meteors Fire Magnets 12 INCREDIBLE Plates / 2 tomes in 1 / comp@$7,500 Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and in many ways was "the First American". A world-renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. An incredible first French edition of Benjamin Franklin’s observations on electricity. We find this same first edition for sale elsewhere for $7,500! Main author: Benjamin Franklin; Barbeu Du Bourg, M. Title: Oeuvres de M. Franklin : docteur es loix, membre de l'Academie royale des sciences de Paris, des Societe royales de Londeres & de Gottingue, des Societes philosophiques d'Edimbourg & de Rotterdam, president de la Societe philosophique de Philadelphie, & resident a la Cour de la Grande Bretagne pour plusiers colonies brittaniques americaines Published: Paris : Chez Quillau l'aine, chez Esprit, et l'auteur, 1773. Language: French Notes & contents: 1st collected French edition This is the most complete early edition of Franklin’s scientific writings in any language. This edition based on the 4th English edition 2 tomes in 1 5 engravings (tome 1) 7 engravings (tome 2) Descriptions of life events Science and social experiments Electricity Fire and fireplaces Population growths Art of swimming Inoculation Sound acoustics Meteors Stoves and ovens Cause of common cold Magnetism in relation to electricity FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding Pages: complete with all xxii + 338 + xiii + 318 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: Paris : Chez Quillau l'aine, chez Esprit, et l'auteur, 1773. Size: ~10in X 8in (25cm x 20cm) Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Present State of Music in Germany, The Netherlands, and United Provinces. Or, The Journal of a Tour through those Countries, undertaken to collect Materials for A General History of Music... In Two Volumes.

      London: Printed for T. Becket and Co... J. Robson... and G. Robinson, 1773. 2 volumes. Octavo. Newly bound in marbled boards with printed paper title labels to spines. Volume I: 1f. (title), [iii]-viii, 376 pp.; Volume II: 1f. (title), [v]-vi, [i] (blank), [i] ("Proposals for Printing by Subscription, A General History of Music" dated London, April 20th, 1773), [i] ("Errata to Vol. I... Vol. II"), 352 pp. With indices to both volumes. Early signature of "John Dixon" to both titles. Some minor browning and foxing, heavier to several leaves; occasional staining, wear, and minor markings in pencil to margins; occasional mispagination. An attractive copy overall. / First Edition. Gregory-Bartlett I p. 48. Cortot p. 41. Hirsch I Anhang 13. RISM BVI p. 192. Burney's writings on music are legendary; his "Tours and the General History of Music remain wellsprings of observation and insight into 18th-century musical life and practice." Kerry S. Grant in Grove Music Online. His History of Music, which remains of considerable importance today, was the first to be written in the English language. Although but a music teacher with no University degree, Burney moved in the circles of Samuel Johnson, Garrick and Joshua Reynolds. Upon coming to London, Haydn, with whom Burney had had some correspondence, made a point of first calling on Burney.

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         Observations concerning the Distinction of Ranks in Society. Under the following heads: I. Of the Rank and Condition of Women in different Ages. II. Of the Jurisdiction and Authority of a Father over his Children. III. Of the Author of a Chief over the members of a Tribe or Village. IV. Of the Power of a Sovereign over an extensive Society. Of the Authority of a Master over his Servants. The Second Edition, greatly enlarged.

      London: Printed for J. Murray. 1773 - 8vo, 211 x 127 mms., pp. [iv], xxii, 312, including half-title, contemporary calf; binding dried, piece of leather missing from lower front corner, joints very slightly cracked. John Millar (1735 - 1801), Professor of Civil Law at the University of Glasgow, is a good example of an author whose reputation flourished during his lifetime, and who thereafter virtually disappeared from the map of intellectual history. Observations concerning the Distinction of Ranks in Society was first published in an attractive quarto by John Murray in London in 1771; a Dublin edition was published in the same year by Thomas Ewing with Murray's consent and collaboration. A second edition, "greatly enlarged," followed in 1773, and for the third edition, "corrected and enlarged" of 1779, Millar revised the title to The Origin of the Distinction of Ranks: Or, An Enquiry into the Circumstances which Give Rise of Influence and Authority in the Different Members of Society. Commenting on the last section, the reviewer for The Monthly Review said, "The performance, indeed, deserves to be read in the Author's own words. The manner in which it is written is agreeable; and the style is in general correct, without stiffness or affectation. From the short analysis of it which we have given, the learned Reader will perceive that this is one of those works which only could be produced in an age superior to prejudices, and guided by the spirit of a free and liberal philosophy." Nothing like self-congratulation to warm the cockles of a reviewer's heart. W. Zachs, The First John Murray (1998) 70. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Tim Bobbin's Human Passions Delineated

      Manchester: John Heywood, Mid 19th century. Later printing. Hardcover. Very good +. Reprint of 1773 original (ESTC T135972) by original publisher (1858,1860,1878). Half bound with title gilt bright, shelf wear to spine and corners. End papers pale yellow with book plate (blue) of J.S. Russell (possible 19th century clergy-author of The Parousia) to front paste down. Text block tight and unmarked with all plates (44), and letter press printing (To His Subscribers and Explanation of the Plates) present.

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         Opera di geometria, stereometria, geodesia, altimetria, distantimetria, zenitrimetria, orologgiografia, ecc. Il tutto ridotto dalla speculativa alla Pratica, in cui vi sono fra gli altri molti Problemi attinenti alla professione d agrimensore, cioè per trovare la Superficie de Piani, e de Solidi; per misurar terreni; per quadrettar Vini, Granai, Legna, Fieni e trovarne la sua quantità. e senza spesa alcuna per disegnare a tutta perfezione gli Orologgi solari

      nella Stamperia di Pietro Agnelli, Milano 1773 - Cartonato rustico coevo con Autore e titolo ms. al piatto anteriore e al ds. Minimi restauri al ds., ma ottimo e freschissimo esemplare a pieni margini. Edizione originale. Riccardi (I, 640) cita 5 tavv. (alle facc. 152, 264, 310, 326 e 334). Il nostro esemplare oltre a queste ne ha altre due (alle facc. 155 e 234). Raro. 4to (cm. 37), 6 pp.nn., 336 pp., 1 c.nn. tra le p. 200 e 201, 6 pp.nn. con num.se figure n.t. e 7 tavv. f.t. (di cui 2 più volte rip.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Optics. With the use of the Globes, the Art of Dealing, and the Calculation of the Mean Times of New and Full Moons and Eclipses.

      London, Printed for A. Millar, 1773. - 4to. Illustrated with 36 folding engraved plates with partial, light offsetting. Full calf binding with red title label to spine. Levenside bookplate. Upper joint repaired. A superb copy. Ferguson's book was one of the first in English to deal extensively with mechanics and hydraulics and went through numerous editions until well into the nineteenth century. The plates of machinery after Ferguson's own drawings are attractive and skilfully executed. Scarce, especially in such fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The history of the University of Oxford, to the death of William the Conqueror.

      [with his] The history of the University of Oxford, from the death of William the Conqueror, to the demise of Queen Elizabeth. Oxford: Pr. by W. Jackson & J. Lister for J. & F. Rivington, 1773. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [4], 264, [2] pp. Bound together here are this author's first, 32-page history, tracing the story of education in Britain back to the Druids, and his much more extensive follow-up on Oxford's development including, e.g., passages on => politics, religious controversies, town-gown contretemps, and epidemics. Sir John Peshall (sometimes given Pechell, formerly Pearsall), sixth baronet, was a clergyman and antiquary known for his philanthropic activities; he was himself an Oxford man (BA 1739, MA 1745). Provenance: Front pastedown with bookplate of the famed Hookham Circulating Library.

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         Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: A Tragedy

      London: W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1773. Hardcover. Good. Collated with the old and modern editions. 207 pp. Leather spine with paper-covered boards. Leather worn and rubbed through, edges of boards rubbed through. Boards exhibit a nice pattern in pen and ink. Only minor foxing, else interior very nice, clean, binding secure. An early edition.Your purchase benefits literacy and summer reading programs in Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. We ship every business day. All books ship in cardboard bookfolds with delivery confirmation.

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         Observaciones astronómicas en los reynos del Perú

      Imprenta Real de la Gazeta 1773 - Observaciones astronómicas y phisicas hechas de orden de S.M, en los reynos del Perú,por Don Jorge Juan y D.Antonio de Ulloa De las cuales se deduce la figura y magnitud de la tierra,y se aplica a la navegación.Con permiso superior.En la Imprenta Real de la Gazeta,Año de MDCCLXXIII Magnífica encuadernación en pasta de época moteada,lomera decorada con tejuelo,nervios,y letras en dorado.Conserva los cortes pintados en granate,además de la cinta separadora de página.Gran formato,30 x 20 x 4 cms,396 páginas.Portada a dos tintas con un precioso frontispicio.Ilustrado con unas preciosas láminas desplegables que representan mapas e instrumentos de astronomía y navegación.Por defectos mas reseñables tiene una pequeña marca de humedad en la portada ,que también se aprecia en la encuadernación,aunque de manera muy leve,que se hace ya invisible en la tercera página,y la primera lámina está un poquito recortada en su parte inferior.Su estado es excelente,encuadernación impecable,no le falta ni una sola hoja ni lámina,ni tiene ninguna rota o suelta. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Voyages en différentes provinces de l'empire de Russie - Reprint

      Under the patronage of Catherine II, Pallas took charge of the scientific expedition whose initial task was to make astronomical observations in Siberia. Six years of travel took him as far as the Chinese border in the east and the Caucasus in the south. His discoveries and extraordinary hardships are documented in this work, first published in St. Petersburg.

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         Characteristics of men, manners, opinions, times. In three volumes. By the Right Honourable Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury. Fifth edition.

      John Baskerville, Birmingham 1773 - First Baskerville edition, 3 volume., royal 8vo, engraved frontispiece portrait, vignette title page and another 11 engravings in the text, all after Simon Gribelin; contemporary tree calf with gilt rules and gilt decorated spine with red and green morocco labels, marbled endpapers; corners rubbed, front board on volume 3 slightly dented at fore-edge, and with small stain on upper cover, old bookseller's description tipped to endpaper, bookplates; a near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Cours complet d'anatomie, peint et grave. Pt. I Myologie (all published).

      Nancy Chez Jean-Baptiste-Hyacinthe Leclerc 1773 - First edition. Large folio (64 x 49.5 cm). [iv], 25pp.,of explanatory text, 15 coloured plates, two showing male and female bodies, 13 showing muscles and body structure, each body part numbered, all printed in four colour mezzotint, 1 plate with tear into image repaired, a few plates with light creases, modern calf spine over original marbled boards, new free endleaves, light edge wear, an attractive copy. "These fifteen plates follow a scheme of progress, from the classical figures at the start, to skeletal hands and feet; or we can see it as a strip performance, from fully clad nudes by stages to muscle and bone. The delightful Apollo and Venus starting the theme were of course prepared in four mezzotint plates by Arnauld-Eloi, but painted by a Nancy artist, Jean Girardet, who died five years later. They are certainly stunning examples from neo-classical France, reproduced with sophisticated art by the Gautier Dagoty process" (Franklin, Early Colour Printing pp. 49-50). Garrison Morton describes Gautier's coloured mezzotints as striking. It had been intended that the complete work would consists of five parts but only Pt. 1 seems to have been published (Welcome catalogue). Gautier d'Agoty (c.1715 - 1785) was the assistant and successor to the master painter, engraver and pioneer of colour printing Jacques Christophe le Blon (1670 - 1741). Le Blon had experimented with a three-colour process for colour-printing - following Newton's ground-breaking studies into the formation of colour - but it was Gautier d'Agoty who elevated the art to a higher level with the addition of a fourth black plate which gave the resultant images their superb tonal contrast and artistic depth. After the death of Le Blon, Gautier d'Agoty's refinement of Le Blon's technique aroused controversy until in 1745 he was awarded the exclusive use of his own technique. Although Gautier d'Agoty's anatomical works have been criticised for their lack of anatomical verisimilitude - he was after all an artist - there can be no doubt that his productions, with their artistic composition, magnificent illuminating colour and haunting facial expressions are extraordinary examples of a visionary artist displaying his abilities to the utmost. Choulant-Frank p. 273; Singer, Arnauld-Eloi Gautier d'Agoty, 1-15; Wellcome Institute F.432, p 97. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Memoires à consulter, pour Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (et autres pièces)

      Imprimerie de Valleyre 1773 - - Imprimerie de Valleyre, Paris 1773, In-4 (20x25,5cm), 42pp. ; 64pp. ; 78pp. ; (2) 28pp. ; 109pp. ; 24pp., relié. - Réunion de 4 mémoires et deux pièces de l'affaire judicière qui opposa Beaumarchais au juge Goezman. Détails : Memoire à consulter, pour Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. Imprimerie de Valleyre. 1773. Paris. Supplément au mémoire à consulter. Imprimerie de Quillau. 1773. Paris. Addition au supplément du mémoire à consulter. Imprimerie de Clousier. Paris. Requête d'attenuation pour le Sr Caron de Beaumarchais. Imprimerie de Knapen. 1773. Paris. Quatrième mémoire à consulter. Imprimerie de Clousier. 1774. Paris. Arrest de la cour du Parlement du 26 février 1774. Chez P.G. Simon. 1774. Paris. Reliure en demi velin début XXe. Dos lisse avec titre à la plume. Plats de papier marbré. Quelques notes à la plume en marge de certains feuillets. Rousseurs et une mouillure marginale au coin droit de l'Addition au supplément. Ensemble du papier plus ou moins jauni. De 1773 à 1774, Beaumarchais fit paraître 4 mémoires dans lesquels il met en scène son aventure judiciaire (on voit qu'il avait choisi de se représenter lui-même). Ces 4 mémoires qui mêlent dialogues et interrogatoires divertirent le tout Paris, jusqu'à Madame Du Barry, et furent joués un peu partout dans les cafés et sur les boulevards, car ils constituent une formidable comédie dans laquelle le mensonge finit par être dévoilée. Beaumarchais sera en effet élargi dans l'affaire qui l'opposa au juge Goezman ; ce dernier était rapporteur à son procès dans l'héritage Paris-Duverney qui ruina et deshonora l'auteur. Beaumarchais accusa de corruption Goezman et le juge accusa en retour Beaumarchais de diffamation et tentative de corruption. Le juge Goezman constitue surtout un symbole de la corruption du nouveau Parlement érigé par Louis XV, et de l'arbitraire de la justice. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 4 meeting rooms and two memories of judicière case that pitted Beaumarchais Goezman the judge. details: Memory to check for Pierre Beaumarchais. Printing Valleyre. 1773. Paris. Supplement to the memory check. Printing Quillau. 1773. Paris. Addition to supplement the memory check. Printing Clousier. Paris. Attenuation Request for Sr Caron de Beaumarchais. Printing Knapen. 1773. Paris. Fourth memory to view. Printing Clousier. 1774. Paris. Arrest of the court of Parliament of 26 February 1774. At PG Simon. 1774. Paris. Bound in half vellum early twentieth. Smooth back with respect to the pen. marbled paper boards. Some notes in pen on the margins of some leaves. Foxing and a marginal wetting the right of the Addition to supplement . Together paper more or less yellow. 42pp. ; 64pp. ; 78pp. ; (2) 28pp. ; 109pp. ; 24pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift, 3 S., Lindenau 17.09.1833

       4°, 3 Seiten, Papier etwas gebräunt Heinroth (1773-1843), bekannt als erster Lehrstuhlinhaber für Psychiatrie (\"Psychische Heilkunde\") überhaupt, war zur Zeit der Abfassung deses Briefes zwar Professor der Medizinischen Fakultät, aber immer wieder auch in Geldnot. Er hatte im Februar 1833 beim Rat der Stadt um eine feste Anstellung im St. Georgenhaus gebeten, was aber ebenso abgelehnt wurde wie eine reguläre Gehaltserhöhung (Steinberg/Angermeyer, 200 Jahre Psychiatrie in Leipzig, p. 26). Hier ein bewegender Brief in wohl äußerster Geldnot. Heinroth weigert sich, einen Ring, den er schon einmal für 200 Taler ins Pfandhaus gegeben hatte, für 150 Taler zu verkaufen, sieht aber andererseits keine Möglichkeit, seine Schulden bei dem Adressaten zu bezahlen: \"... Aber wie nun? Herr Hilliger verlangt zu Ende dieses Monats die Rückzahlung des Capitals? Dieses zu leisten ist mir schlechterdings unmöglich ...\". - Sehr persönliches Dokument aus der Biographie des ersten Hochschullehrers der Psychiatrie weltweit Versand D: 5,00 EUR Psychiatrie, Psychiatriegeschichte, Leipzig, St. Georgenhaus, signiert

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         Scriptores rei rusticae veteres latini, Cato, Varro, Columella, Palladius. vegetius de mulo-medicina et Gargilii Martialis fragmentum. adiectae notae virorum clariss. integrae. Curante J. M. Gesner. 2. A. 2 Bde. in 1.

      Leipzig C Fritsch -74 1773 - 4°. (4), LVIII, (2), 936, (4), 448 [recte: 484], 163, (1) S. Mit 1 gest. Frontispiz, 2 gest. Titelvignetten u. 6 gef. Kupfertafeln von C. F. Boetius. Mod. Lederband mit Rverg. u. Rückentitel. Ebert II/20744. "Diese neue Ausgabe besorgte J. A. Ernesti". Es erschienen noch weitere Ausgaben in Zweibrücken und Mannheim. Die Kupfer mit Abbildung eines Parks, Baumschnittanleitungen etc. Besitzvermerk von alter Hand auf fliegendem Vorsatz. 1 weiterer Besitzvermerk wurde ausgeschnitten. Papier angegilbt und vereinzelt stockfleckig. Gewicht (Gramm): 2760

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         The History of Ireland from the Invasion of Henry II. With a Preliminary Discourse on the Antient State of that Kingdom. 3 volumes complete.

      London; J Nourse T Longman & G Robinson and J Johnson 1773 - Three volumes 4to, [283 x 218mm], contemporary full brown calf, the gilt ruled boards with gilt armorial of Earl's coronet with head of wolf or bear below, prettily rebacked in period style, the raised bands gilt decorated, the compartments with gilt centres, corners and stars, one red and one green lettering and numbering piece, gilt ruled turn-ins, original marbled endpapers, gutter reinforced with similar paper. VOLUME 1: lacks half-title, [l], lvi, 387, [1]pp, paper flaws margin pp 29,159, 359, 387. VOLUME 2: [ii], 516pp. paper flaw margin pp187, 343, stain lower margin pp447-469. VOLUME 3: [ii], 664, [30]pp, small tear margin pp223 and 487. Tips of all corners a little worn and exposed; some dust-staining of upper margins; a few gatherings a little browned with some offsetting, else a very good, sound and attractive copy. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Sacrarum vaticanae basilicae cryptarum monumenta aereis tabulis incisa et commentariis illustrata curante Angelo de Gabriellis.

      - Romae, typis Archangeli Casaletti, 1773. Folio gr. (367 mm.). Perg. coeva, titolo in oro al dorso. XXVIII,224 pp., pianta inc. a doppia pag., 83 tavv. inc. - Rossetti 2280. Schudt 1009. Berlin-Katalog 3699. - Il front. con leggerissime fioriture, una macchia gialla al margine sup. della seconda carta, il margine inf. delle pp.XXV/XXVI più corto, ma ottimo esemplare stampato su carta bianchissima.

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         Erleichterte Arzneykraeuterwissenschaft.

      Regensburg 1773 - . nebst sechs Kupfertafeln mit ausgemahlten Abbildungen. -- Neue und vermehrte Auflage. (VIII) Seiten Titel, Widmung, Vorbericht + 234 Seiten + (14) Seiten Register, Druckfehler + 6 kolorierte Kupfertafeln mit 116 Abbildungen (2 verschiedene Plattengrößen; 2 der kleineren Kupfertafeln auf schmäleren Blättern). Ca. 26,5 cm x ca. 22 cm. Mit neuerem Lesebändchen und neueren Vorsätzen. Neuerer Halbledereinband mit rot-goldenen Rückenschildchen und etwas goldener Verzierung. In Deutsch. -- Stafleu and Cowan, Taxonomic Literature 10.472 -- Enthält im Zweyten Theil tabellarische Beschreibungen von 430 Heilpflanzen: in meist 19 Spalten werden - meist über eine Doppelseite hinweg - Name, Pflanzenteile, Blühzeiten, Standorte, Arzneymittel, Eigenschaft, Arzneykraft und Gebrauch in Stichworten beschrieben. -- Gegenüber früheren Ausgaben wurden ". aus dem Oederischen Handbuche einige Figuren der Blaetter entlehnet und selbige in zwoen Kupfertafeln mit beygefüget." (Vorbericht) -- Die erste Ausgabe war 1759 erschienen. Zu einer weiteren, 1770 erschienen Ausgabe schreibt Schäffer im Vorbericht:". An der so genannten zwoten Auflage, so vor ein paar Jahren herausgekommen, hat man keinen Antheil gehabt und erkennt sie nie vor die seinige." Stafleu and Cowan kennen keine weiteren Auflagen. Der neuere Einband nicht berieben oder bestoßeng. Keine Einträge. Etwas gebräunt, die ersten und letzten Blätter etwas mehr, nahezu nicht fleckig, nur die ersten und letzten beiden Blätter etwas fleckig. Bindung sehr gut und fest. Zustand (I -) II (deutsche Schulnotenskala). Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gern per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         A Voyage from England to India in the year MDCCLIV And an historical narrative of the Operations of the Squadron and Army in India, under the Command of Vice-Admiral Watson and Colonel Clive, in the Years 1755, 1756, 1757; (Subtitle continued below)

      London: Edward and Charles Dilly 1773 - ÑIncluding a Correspondence between the Admiral and the Nabob Serajah Dowlah. Interspersed with some interesting Passages relating to the Manners, Customs, &c. of several Nations in Indostan. Also a Journey from Persia to England, by an unusual Route. ÑWith an Appendix, containing an Account of the Diseases prevalent in Admiral Watson's Squadron: A Description of most of the Trees, Shrubs, and Plants, of India, with their real, or supposed, medicinal Virtues: ÑAlso a Copy of a Letter written by a late ingenious Physician, on the Disorders incidental to Europeans at Gambroon in the Gulph of Perfia. London: Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773, First Edition. Quarto - 29.7 cm. [xii], 506pp. Complete and including Dedication leaves, Preface, Contents and Eratta; 3 Appendices. Fold-out map frontispiece plus one additional fold-out map, 13 plates, including one fold-out - "The Hookah." Pages uncut. A complete and very attractive copy, Tastefully executed recent half-calf on marbled boards, forest morocco label to spine with gilt title, five raised bands with gilt decoration in compartments. Scarce. In 1773 Ives published A Voyage from England to India, which described his journey to India, his experiences there, and his overland route home. Ives's presence at many of the events which he describes and his close relationship with Vice-Admiral Watson give his historical narrative an unusual importance, and his accounts of the manners and customs of the inhabitants, of the diseases and medical practices, of the natural history, and of the products of the countries he visited, some then little known to Europeans [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         "Characteristics of men, manners, opinions, times. In three volumes. By the Right Honourable Anthony, Earl of Shaftesbury. Fifth edition."

      Birmingham: John Baskerville. 1773. "First Baskerville edition, 3 volume., royal 8vo, engraved frontispiece portrait, vignette title page and another 11 engravings in the text, all after Simon Gribelin; contemporary tree calf with gilt rules and gilt decorated spine with red and green morocco labels, marbled endpapers; corners rubbed, front board on volume 3 slightly dented at fore-edge, and with small stain on upper cover, old bookseller's description tipped to endpaper, bookplates; a near fine copy."

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         An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of his Present Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, In the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: Drawn up from the Journals kept by the several Commanders, and from the Papers of Joseph Bankes

      London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell 1773 - London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773. Second Edition -- with the large fold-out chart titled The Straits of Magellan and Dedication by John Hawkesworth -- of the famous account of what is now described as "Cook's First Voyage". 4to - 30 cm. Full-black calf with burgundy Morocco spine labels, spines with five raised bands and gilt ruling on bands and bright gilt titles. The text blocks are very clean with only the normal offsetting from text, maps and plates. A very unusual set in this excellent condition, completeness and being the First Edition and First Printing. Scarce. As called for in Hill 782 and Beddie 648: Volume I ends at page 676, and shows page 139 as numbered 139-360. It contains 21 fold-out, full-page maps, charts and plates called for in this volume (9 fold-out maps, 2 full-page maps, 6 fold-out engraved illustrations, 4 fold-out charts and several tables); Volume II has page 189 mis-numbered as 191 and contains 22 charts and plates as called for in this volume (7 fold-out maps; 14 engraved plates - 10 fold-out and 4 full-page; 1 fold-out chart. The text is complete in 410 numbered pages. Volume III text commences at page 411 and concludes at page 795. All 9 plates and charts are present ( 3 fold-out maps; 3 fold-out plates; 3 full-page plates) - including the very large folding chart of New Zealand - Cook was the first to confirm that New Zealand was, in fact, an island. Very Scarce. ÑHill 782; Beddie 648; Howgego I, C173; Sabin 30934. The main objective of the expedition was to observe the "Transit of Venus" at Tahiti and secondly to search for a Great Southern Continent. The expedition entered the Pacific around Cape Horn and sailed to Tahiti where the observations of the Venus were made, then the voyage continued to the Society Islands, and after that New Zealand was explored and also the eastern coast of Australia (New South Wales). As stated above, Cook was the first to confirm that New Zealand was, in fact, an island. Hawkesworth's account was an immediate success and aroused much interest in the Pacific throughout Europe. Captain Cook was promoted to the rank of Commander, and in the following year he set out in command of the Resolution heading once more to the Pacific. The first volume of Hawkesworth account covers the voyages by John Byron , Captain Wallis and Captain Carteret. Primary credit for the creation of this account is given to John Hawkesworth who had been commissioned by the Admiralty to edit Capt. Cook's papers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         uvres

      1773 - 2 tomes en 1 fort vol. in-4, Paris, Quillau, Esprit & l'Auteur, 1773, , 2 tomes en 1 fort vol. in-4, portrait, (4), XXII, (2), 338 pp, 5 pl. ; (4), XIII, (3), 318, (2) pp, 7 pl, demi-basane du début du XIXe siècle, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre rouge, Première édition. Beau portrait de Benjamin Franklin à sa table de travail et 12 pl. h.t. gravés sur cuivre. Les planches représentent le matériel utilisé par l'auteur pour ses expériences dont quelques unes sont restées très fameuses ; on y trouve aussi figuré le curieux harmonica à coupe de verre (harmonica glass) dont il est l'inventeur. La traduction de cet ouvrage est du célèbre médecin polygraphe Jacques Barbeu-Dubourg qui y ajouta de nombreuses lettres que Benjamin Franklin lui avait adressées (DBF, V, 287). Exemplaire bien complet des deux faux-titres et du portrait qui manquent quelquefois. Dos restauré. Planches du second tome reliées dans le désordre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A CONTINUATION OF THE NARRATIVE OF THE INDIAN CHARITY SCHOOL, BEGUN IN LEBANON, IN CONNECTICUT; NOW INCORPORATED WITH DARTMOUTH-COLLEGE, IN HANOVER, IN THE PROVINCE OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE

      New-Hampshire [i.e. Portsmouth], 1773. Gathered signatures, stitched. Institutional ink stamp on titlepage. Contemporary manuscript notes on titlepage (noting the scope of the work), and in a few instances in the text. A bit of foxing and tanning. Very good. Untrimmed. The sixth of eight pamphlets published by Wheelock between 1763 and 1775, documenting his history of the first Indian school in America. The series began with his A PLAIN AND FAITHFUL NARRATIVE OF THE ORIGINAL DESIGN... (Boston, 1763), which covered 1754 to 1762. The school, founded by Wheelock, opened in 1754 under the name of the Moors Charity School. In 1772 it was removed to Hanover "where it formed the germ of the institution, known as Dartmouth College" (Field). This tract describes the progress made at Dartmouth College from May 6, 1771 to September 10, 1772. Wheelock begins with an account of the first buildings to be erected: "I have now finished, (that is so far as to render comfortable and decent) the building there mentioned to accommodate my students, of 80, by 32 feet; and have done it in the plainest and cheapest manner, which furnishes 16 comfortable rooms besides a kitchen, hall and store- room." Other constructions included a saw-mill, a grist- mill, and two barns: "I have also raised, and expect within a few days to finish a malt house of 30 feet square, and several other lesser buildings which were found necessary; I have also clear'd, and in a good measure fitted for improvement about 70 or 80 acres of land, and seeded with English grain about 20 acres last fall; from which I have taken at the late harvest, what was esteemed a good crop considering the land was so lately laid open to the sun." At the end is an interesting appendix, dated September 26, 1772, in which Wheelock describes a visit made by one of his colleagues, Mr. Ripley, to a tribe of Indians at Lorett (or Loretto), near Quebec, to recruit new students for his school. Ripley's proposal to the tribal chiefs was deemed acceptable: "In consequence of which determination, nine of their boys were made ready to accompany Mr. Ripley hither; three of which were children or descendants from captives, who had been captivated when they were young, and lived with them 'till they were naturalized and married among them. One was a descendant from the Rev. Mr. Williams who was captivated from Deerfield in 1704, but the boy was taken sick with the measles, and thereby his coming was prevented; but may be expected in the spring. Another was a descendant from Mr. Tarbull, who was captivated from Groton, in the year 1700, who is now a hearty and active man, and the eldest chief, and chief speaker of the tribe. He expressed great affection to his relations in New-England, sent his love to them, and desired they might be informed he had a grandson at the school. The other was son to Mr. Stacey, who was captivated from Ipswich, and is a good interpreter to that tribe. They all arrived safe and in health on that day fortnight, after they sat [sic] out from Caghnewaga, and appeared to be very glad 'that they had got home,' as they expressed it." There are two issues of this pamphlet, from the same setting of type; in the other the titlepage is dated 1772. Daniel and Robert Fowle were the only printers active in Portsmouth in this period. HOWES W330. SABIN 103210. SHIPTON & MOONEY 42542. BRISTOL B3675. BRINLEY SALE 467.

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         Descrizione di alcuni discendenti di Giacomo, o Giacobino Seniore da Fontanella di Reggio in Lombardia ovvero prove giustificanti la retta ascendenza mascolina delli Sig. Marchese Alfonso Vincenzo e Conte Alfonso Francesco Cugini Fontanella con varie ulteriori memorie risguardanti altri soggetti della stessa famiglia.

      In Reggio, per Giuseppe Davolio, 1773. In 4to grande (cm. 26,5); cartonato coevo; bella antip. incisa, stemma della famiglia Fontanelli / a; pp. XXV (1), 200, (2) con una incisione a p. pagina (altro stemma), un'altra piccola inc. in xilografia (San Prodpero) ed eleganti fregi nel testo. (unito:) A.F. Fontanella. Appendice alla descrizione d'alcuni discendenti di Giacomo o sia Giacobino Seniore da Fontanella... ovvero riscontri ulteriori e giustificazione dell'essere e dell'azioni d'altri soggetti della Famiglia Fontanella in quella non memorati. In Reggio, per G. Davolio, 1775. Pp. (4), 59 (1). Raro.

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         [Krebs 19]. The Periodical Overture in 8 Parts... Number XXXVIII Price 2s. [Parts]

      [London]: R. Bremner. [1773]. Folio. Unbound. 8 parts. A symphony in C major. Violino Primo: [i] (title), pp. 92-93, [i] (blank); Violino Secondo: [i] (blank), pp. 92-93, [i] (blank); Viola: [i] (blank), pp. 84-85, [i] (blank); Basso: [i] (blank), pp. 82-83, [i] (blank) [2 copies]; Corno Primo: [i] (blank), p. 38; Corno Secondo: [i] (blank), p. 38; Oboe Primo: [i] (blank), p. 44; Oboe Secondo: [i] (blank), p. 44. Engraved. Basso parts figured. Printed note to head of title: "To be continued monthly;" "Ditter's Number XXXVIII" printed from a smaller plate; caption title to head of each part: "Sinfonia XXXVIII." Signature in ink to upper right corner of title: "Wharton." Some browning and soiling; edges frayed; stain to p. 44 of Oboe Secondo part. . Second edition. Krebs 19; Grave C10/C-16. RISM D3280 (9 copies, some incomplete; the only complete copy in the U.S. is at the Eastman School of Music (also with two basso parts). The first edition was published by Venier in Paris in 1767. "Dittersdorf's symphonies span virtually his entire career, and his changing approach to the genre mirrors recognized patterns of evolution in 18th-century Viennese instrumental music. Apart from a group of early three-movement works, almost all are in four movements. While the earliest symphonies have small proportions, nervous energy and modest instrumentation, the later ones tend towards more extended structures, simpler themes, richer harmony and more elaborate orchestration." Margaret Grave and Jay Lane in Grove Music Online.

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         TRAITÉ DES HORLOGES MARINES, contenant la théorie, la construction, la main-d'oeuvre de ces machines, et la manière de les éprouver, pour parvenir, par leur moyen, à la rectification des Cartes Marines, et à la détermination des Longitudes en Mer.

      - Paris, Musier, 1773. In-quarto (207 X 268) basane fauve marbrée, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, dos lisse orné d'un triple filet doré en place des nerfs, compartiments ornés d'un grand fleuron central dans un losange de filet perlé et petits fers d'angles, large dentelle dorée en queue, tranches guillochées en rouge (reliure moderne) ; (1) f. blanc, XL pages de faux-titre, titre, épitre, introduction et table des chapitres, 590 pages, XXVII planches dépliantes montées sur onglets. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de ce remarquable traité. Elle est illustrée de 27 PLANCHES dépliantes gravées sur cuivre représentant des vues d'horloges marines, avec leurs plan, développement, mécanisme de compensation, cadran, profil du mouvement, régulateur, poids, suspension, des horloges à ressort, les profil et plan de l'outil à arrondir les roues et pignons, des vues de l'outil à tailler les limes et à arrondir les fraises, de l'outil d'engrenage, de la balance élastique, de l'étuve et suspension, de l'instrument des passages, hauteurs et compteur. (Polak, 701). BEL EXEMPLAIRE dans un agréable pastiche de reliure XVIIIe. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         Chymie expérimentale et raisonnée

      1773 - 3 vol. de I. portrait, (4), Paris, [F. Didot] Théophile Barrois, 1773, in-8, 3 vol. de I. portrait, (4), CLX, 482pp, 8pl. - II. (4), 671, (1bl)pp, 2 pl. - III. (4), 704pp, 2 pl, veau marbré, dos à nerfs ornés, tranches rouges (Rel. de l'ép.), PREMIERE EDITION, PREMIER TIRAGE, bien conforme à la description très détaillée donnée par Cole. Sur les pages de titre, un bandeau portant la mention "Chez Théophile Barrois, Libraire Quai des Augustins, no. 18" recouvre celle de l'imprimerie de Didot. Rare. Portrait de Baumé et 12 pl. dépliantes h.t, le tout gravé sur cuivre; trois belles vignettes de Moreau le Jeune sur les pages de titre. Les recherches de Baumé s'étendent à la technologie et à l'application de la chimie aux manufactures et à l'industrie. On connaît de cet ouvrage trois tirages publiés la même année dont une édition pirate (cf. Cole). Ex libris imprimé : R.J.F. Leclerc, médecin de la Faculté de Strasbourg et inspecteur des Eaux minérales de Luxeuil; cachet gras du Dr Revillout. Bon exemplaire en dépit d'un coin émoussé et de quelques piqéres ou rousseurs négligeables [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Geschichte des Nadir Schah, Kaysers von Persien. In persischer Sprache verfasset von Mirsa Mohammed Mahadi Khan Masanderani. Aus dem Persischen ins Französische übersetzt vom Herrn William Jones. Nach der Französischen Ausgabe ins Deutsche übersetzet.

      Greifswald : Röse, 1773. [20] Bl.; 504 S. Gr.-8°. Späterer marmorierter Pappband unter Verwendung eines älteren Rückenschildchen. Seiten erstaunlich frisch. Einbandkanten lt. berieben. Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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         A Dictionary of the English Language. In Which the Words are Deduced From Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples From the Best Writers. To Which are Prefixed A History of the Language, and an English Grammar.

      London: Printed by W. Strahan, 1773. - The Fourth Edition, Revised by the Author. In fact this is the last edition to be revised and corrected by Johnson himself. 2 volumes; Folio. Elegantly bound in recent full speckled calf to style, with red and black title labels, gilt to spine. Text complete with no replacement leaves. Some usual spotting and creasing to first and final leaves, a little edge-toned and worn to those same few pages but free from significant tears and losses. A handsome copy of this key edition of the dictionary; the importance of the fourth edition has been stressed increasingly by modern scholars. Of this definitive printing, Professor James Clifford notes that it 'represents most fully what Johnson wanted the Dictionary to be'. Courtney & Nicol Smith, p.55-6. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         A TREATISE OF MODERN FAULCONRY: TO WHICH IS PREFIXED, FROM AUTHORS NOT GENERALLY KNOWN, AN INTRODUCTION, SHEWING THE PRACTICE OF FAULCONRY IN CERTAIN REMOTE TIMES AND COUNTRIES. By James Campbell, Esq.

      Printed by Balfour & Smellie, for the author. Edinburgh. - 1773 1st edition. 8vo (135 x 215mm). Ppii,iv,264. Engraved frontispiece plate. Old half leather, spine titled in gilt. Boards slightly rubbed with a couple of small chips to the spine. Internally slightly browned, as usual, o/w clean and very good. A nice complete copy of a very scarce and important book. The first 118 pages consist of the Reverend Gillies' lengthy and fanciful introduction, described as "a crashingly dull pastiche" by a later editor, Walter A. Huston. Harting and others criticised Gillies' introduction, but regarded Campbells's own work, the remaining forty chapters covering the training of short-winged hawks and falcons, as useful and reliable. "A fine and usable falconry treatise easier to read than Turbevile, Latham and Bert because of new printing techniques and modern spelling." (Gossard). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         REGLEMENT CONCERNANT LES GENS DE COULEUR LIBRES. EXTRAIT DES REGISTRES DU CONSEIL SUPERIEUR DU PORT-AU-PRINCE

      Port-au-Prince: chez Guillot, 1773. Quarto. Single folded sheet. Old fold, short tear along vertical fold. Very good. A rare Haitian imprint that enumerates the rules on how mulattos, and other "gens de couleur libres" [free people of color] who were born free can take the last names of their fathers, and how freed slaves can take the names of the masters who gave them their freedom. In the complex slave society of colonial Saint Domingue, the illegitimate offspring of white masters and their slave mistresses were generally free, sometimes quite wealthy, but with circumscribed civil rights. Likewise freed slaves (for example, Touissant L'Overture) often had substantial property and slaves. Rare, with only one copy located, at the John Carter Brown Library. The origins of printing in Saint Domingue, now Haiti, are obscure. The best contemporary source, Isaiah Thomas in his HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA, says that a press was established at Port-au-Prince as early as 1750, but this is uncertain since the earliest imprints do not survive. In American libraries we can locate a 1767 Port- au-Prince imprint at the Library Company of Philadelphia, while the earliest held by the John Carter Brown Library (which has by far the most extensive collection of very early Saint Domingue imprints, with about three dozen prior to 1785) is 1769. Thomas says there was a press at Cap Français "as early as 1765, and probably several years preceding," but we locate a single imprint at the Library Company dated 1752. In the period 1769-73 a printer named Guillot evidently operated presses in both Port-au-Prince and Cap Français with the royal patent. Guillot either died or retired the year this was printed, and was succeeded by a printer named Donnet. A rare and highly important imprint, describing the complex rules that governed free African-Americans in the slave culture of Saint Domingue. OCLC 172819628. THOMAS, HISTORY OF PRINTING IN AMERICA (2nd ed., 1874) I, 10-11.

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         Discurso Sobre a Inutilidade dos Esponsaes dos Filhos Celebrados...

      1773. Betrothals Are Illicit Without Parental Consent, Whatever the Jesuits Say Rebello, Bartholomeu Coelho Neves. Discurso Sobre a Inutilidade dos Esponsaes dos Filhos Celebrados sem consentimento dos Pais; Em que se Mostra ser elle de Direito Divino, Natural, das Gentes, Canonico, Patrio, E Civil de Todos os Povos da Europa. E se Mostra Offensiva de Todos Estes Direitos a Doutrina dos Jezuitas, que Propunhao Huma Illimitada Liberdade a Este Respeito, Asseverando Serem Indignas de se Observarem as Leis dos Principes Catholicos, Que Determinao Esta Necessidade. Dedicado ao Ilmo. E Exmo. Senhor Marquez de Pombal, Conde de Oeyras, Senhor das Vendas Novas, do Conselho de Sua Magestade Fidelissima, E Seu Primeiro Ministro de Estado, &c. &c. &c. Lisbon: Off. do Francisco Sabino dos Santos, 1773. [x], xvii, [1], 231, [1] pp. Half-title lacking. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary mottled sheep, blind fillets and gilt-stemped title to spine, speckled edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few light scuffs to boards, spine abraded with wear to ends, front joint partially cracked. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. * Only edition. Rebello argues that betrothals are not legal without parental consent. In the dedication to the Marques de Pombal and the Proemio, the author refers to the "relaxada Moral Jezuitica" and notes that allowing disobedience to parents in matters such as betrothals (which Jesuits such as Sanches and Molina advised) might well also encourage disobedience to the king. As a magistrate, Rebello had been involved in several cases of such illicit betrothals. He reviews the writings of Church Fathers, papal bulls, and Councils on this matter, and on pp. 170-218, reviews the laws in Spain, France, Germany, Prussia, Holland and Italy. Porbase contains a record with an incorrect publication date of 1755. OCLC locates 3 copies, 2 in North America (Newberry Library, UC-Berkeley Law School). Not in Ferreira-Ibarra.

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         Memoires à consulter, pour Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (et autres pièces)

      4 meeting rooms and two memories of judicière case that pitted Beaumarchais Goezman the judge.details:Memory to check for Pierre Beaumarchais. Printing Valleyre. 1773. Paris.Supplement to the memory check. Printing Quillau. 1773. Paris.Addition to supplement the memory check. Printing Clousier. Paris.Attenuation Request for Sr Caron de Beaumarchais. Printing Knapen. 1773. Paris.Fourth memory to view. Printing Clousier. 1774. Paris.Arrest of the court of Parliament of 26 February 1774. At PG Simon. 1774. Paris.Bound in half vellum early twentieth. Smooth back with respect to the pen. marbled paper boards. Some notes in pen on the margins of some leaves. Foxing and a marginal wetting the right of the Addition to supplement ... Together paper more or less yellow. Imprimerie de Valleyre Paris 1773 In-4 (20x25,5cm) 42pp. ; 64pp. ; 78pp. ; (2) 28pp. ; 109pp. ; 24pp. relié

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         Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, and Optics. With the use of the Globes, the Art of Dealing, and the Calculation of the Mean Times of New and Full Moons and Eclipses.

      London, Printed for A. Millar, 1773., 1773. 4to. Illustrated with 36 folding engraved plates with partial, light offsetting. Full calf binding with red title label to spine. Levenside bookplate. Upper joint repaired. A superb copy. Ferguson's book was one of the first in English to deal extensively with mechanics and hydraulics and went through numerous editions until well into the nineteenth century. The plates of machinery after Ferguson's own drawings are attractive and skilfully executed. Scarce, especially in such fine condition.

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         1773 On WITCHES Witchcraft MAGIC Exorcism Devils Demonology Paradoxa Diabolica

      Francofurti & Lipsiae : Krauss, 1773. - An 18th-century discourse on pastoral theology including sermons and content on witches and witchcraft, demons and demonology, exorcisms, spirits, devils, and Satan. This is a guide for the rural curates of the Confratres Petrinos who would be assisting the parishioners in rural communities with their religious obligations. It establishes the rules of the confraternity and then gives guidance to the curate on his duties and the problems he may find. A large portion of the text is devoted to diabolic appearances, nocturnal travels, spirits, exorcisms, magic etc. The first appendix devoted to "Paradoxa Diabolica" pages 288-367 and scattered throughout the text are numerous questions on occult matters. There is a full transcript of the exorcism of Maria Anna Elizabetha Ulrichin in 1724-6. We do not find another example of this extremely rare title for sale worldwide Title: Aesopus epulans, sive discursus mensales inter confratres petrinos curatos innocenter sine omni offensa tertii promiscue pro- et contra habiti, ventilati et collecti per quendam J. sessionis assessorem, veteranum, et ruralem. Language: Latin Notes & content: Anna Maria Schwegelin was born in poverty in the area near Kempten im Allgäu and served as a maid. In 1751, a Protestant was employed as a coachman, and converted to the Catholic faith. Schwegelin tried to prevent this. It is also said that she abandoned her Catholic faith in order to marry a Protestant, but that the marriage plans were broken off. In 1769, she injured her leg, and in 1770, she was put in the poor house. Suspicions of her (and the coachman's) involvement in Satanism led to an arrest; she reportedly freely confessed having made a pact with the Devil. She was judged guilty and sentenced to be executed on April 11, 1775. By July, 1775, however, the case seems to have been forgotten, and Schwegelin remained in jail, where she died of natural causes in 1781. Many of the case citations are of the eighteenth century and represent the thinking of a traditionalist working in the period of the Great German Witch-Debate. It even contains a group of medical treatments that the curate may use. At the end are several poems devoted to the Confraternity. A curious and interesting view of the very end of the witch-craze. The witch-hunt of the 16th and 17th centuries was an organized effort by authorities in many countries to destroy a supposed conspiracy of witches thought to pose a deadly threat to Christendom. According to these authorities, witches were numerous, and in conscious alliance with Satan, forming a sort of Satanic counter-religion. Witch-hunts in this sense must be separated from the belief in witches, the evil eye, and other such phenomena, which are common features of folk belief worldwide. The belief that witches are not just individual villains but conspirators organized in a powerful but well-hidden cult is a distinguishing feature of the early modern witch-hunt. This idea of an organized witch-cult originates in the second half of the 15th century, notoriously expounded in the 1486 ‘Malleus Maleficarum.’ In the following two centuries, witch trials usually included the charge of membership in a demonic conspiracy, gathering in Sabbaths, and similar. It was only with the beginning Age of Enlightenment in the early 18th century, that the idea of an organized witch-cult was abandoned. It is very interesting that Germany was at the absolute center of the “witch craze” of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The most credible estimates for the number of executions for witchcraft between 1450-1750 are in the range of 40,000 to 60,000 people across Europe, with southern and central regions of Germany accounting for between 17,000 and 26,000 executions, as compared to between 5000-6000 executions for all of France, around 1000 executions for England and Wales, and a mere 50 estimated executions in Spain. Pages: complete with all 420 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Fables. Nouvelles.

      A la Haye, et se trouve à Paris, chez Delalain, rue de la Comédie Française, 1773 - (2bl), 1 frontispice gravé, XXIIp (titre et "Réflexions préliminaires"), (2), 309p, (3) pp. In-8, plein maroquin rouge à long grain, dos à 5 nerfs orné de fers spéciaux et fleurons, situé et daté en queue "La Haye 1773", plat supérieur et inférieur ornés d'une dentelle alternée d'une roulette aux petits points et d'un travail de fers ornementaux à l'intérieur des caissons, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées. RELIURE signée Thierry, successeur de Petit-Simier. Un des quelques plus beaux livres illustrés du XVIIIème siècle.Un des chefs-d'oeuvre de Pierre-Clément Marillier.Ici, agréablement relié par Thierry dans un plat maroquin orné dans le gout du XVIIIème siècle.L'ouvrage est illustré de 2 frontispices portant "Fables, par Mr. Dorat" par Marillier et gravés par de Ghendt, avec 1 figure par Marillier et gravée par Delaunay. On y trouve de nombreuses vignettes et culs-de-lampe par Marillier. 1er tirage sur papier de Hollande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         A Dictionary of the English Language. In Which the Words are Deduced From Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples From the Best Writers. To Which are Prefixed A History of the Language, and an English Grammar.

      London: Printed by W. Strahan, 1773., 1773. The Fourth Edition, Revised by the Author. In fact this is the last edition to be revised and corrected by Johnson himself. 2 volumes; Folio. Elegantly bound in recent full speckled calf to style, with red and black title labels, gilt to spine. Text complete with no replacement leaves. Some usual spotting and creasing to first and final leaves, a little edge-toned and worn to those same few pages but free from significant tears and losses. A handsome copy of this key edition of the dictionary; the importance of the fourth edition has been stressed increasingly by modern scholars. Of this definitive printing, Professor James Clifford notes that it 'represents most fully what Johnson wanted the Dictionary to be'. Courtney & Nicol Smith, p.55-6.

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         Musikmanuskript d. Zt.] Six / Sonates [C, a, G, G, D, b] / pour / Guitarre seule / par / W. Natiegka

      [o.O., o.J., 181-?] - 16 Bll. 30 x 24 cm. Titelbl. lose und fransig. Stellenw. leichte Bleistifteintragungen. Wenzel Matiegka (1773-1830), böhmischer Gitarrist und Komponist. Seltene Sammlung. Abschrift der Sonaten op. 31, 1815 erschienen bei Steiner.

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         The Advancment of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce: or Descriptions of the Useful Machines and Models contained in the Repository of the Society for the Encouragement of arts , manufactures and commerce

      Munich: published by the Academy, 1773. First German Edition. 55 copper engravings in Volume II. 2 vols. 4to. Contemporary Continental 3/4 calf and marbled boards. Some overall wear to the extremities, joints rubbed and starting, however a Very Good set internally and still quite solid. First German Edition. 55 copper engravings in Volume II. 2 vols. 4to. The First English Edition of this work was published in 1772. It contains a great deal on agricultural machinery and makes mention of machinery and practices in America as well as in England and the Continent. Kress 6837

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         ELEMENS DE L'HISTOIRE DE France, depuis Clovis jusqu'à Louis XV.

      Durand, P., 1773 - 3 volumes in-12 veau havane marbré, armes sur les plats, dos lisses ornés de fers dorés, pièces de titre rouges, tomaisons vertes, tranches rouges. XX pp (préface) + XII pp (sommaires) + 357 + 370 + 332 pp. (Deux coiffes supérieures absentes, pièce de tomaison au tome I en partie frottée). Nouvelle édition, considérablement augmentée. Livre aux armes de Paul d'Albert de Luynes, evêque de Bayeux, archevêque de Sens et cardinal (1703-1788). (Olivier et Hermal planche 1845). Outre ses fonctions écclesiastiques, Paul d'Albert de Luynes, fut également astronome et physicien. Il réalisera d'ailleurs plusieurs observations astronomiques importantes. Il publiera entre autres un mémoire sur les propriétés du mercure dans les baromètres et décrira un anneau astronomique de son invention dans la "Gnomique" de dom Bedos. Il s'impliqua également en politique et on lui attribue notamment une lettre au pape en faveur des jésuites, de même qu'il prit part activement à la défense de la Compagnie de Jésus. Il fut enfin membre de l'Académie française et commandeur de l'ordre de Saint-Esprit.

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         Discurso Sobre a Inutilidade dos Esponsaes dos Filhos Celebrados...

      1773. Lisbon, 1773. Betrothals Are Illicit Without Parental Consent, Whatever the Jesuits Say Rebello, Bartholomeu Coelho Neves. Discurso Sobre a Inutilidade dos Esponsaes dos Filhos Celebrados sem consentimento dos Pais; Em que se Mostra ser elle de Direito Divino, Natural, das Gentes, Canonico, Patrio, E Civil de Todos os Povos da Europa. E se Mostra Offensiva de Todos Estes Direitos a Doutrina dos Jezuitas, que Propunhao Huma Illimitada Liberdade a Este Respeito, Asseverando Serem Indignas de se Observarem as Leis dos Principes Catholicos, Que Determinao Esta Necessidade. Dedicado ao Ilmo. E Exmo. Senhor Marquez de Pombal, Conde de Oeyras, Senhor das Vendas Novas, do Conselho de Sua Magestade Fidelissima, E Seu Primeiro Ministro de Estado, &c. &c. &c. Lisbon: Off. do Francisco Sabino dos Santos, 1773. [x], xvii, [1], 231, [1] pp. Half-title lacking. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary mottled sheep, blind fillets and gilt-stemped title to spine, speckled edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few light scuffs to boards, spine abraded with wear to ends, front joint partially cracked. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. $1,250. * Only edition. Rebello argues that betrothals are not legal without parental consent. In the dedication to the Marques de Pombal and the Proemio, the author refers to the "relaxada Moral Jezuitica" and notes that allowing disobedience to parents in matters such as betrothals (which Jesuits such as Sanches and Molina advised) might well also encourage disobedience to the king. As a magistrate, Rebello had been involved in several cases of such illicit betrothals. He reviews the writings of Church Fathers, papal bulls, and Councils on this matter, and on pp. 170-218, reviews the laws in Spain, France, Germany, Prussia, Holland and Italy. Porbase contains a record with an incorrect publication date of 1755. OCLC locates 3 copies, 2 in North America (Newberry Library, UC-Berkeley Law School). Not in Ferreira-Ibarra.

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      Wien, Kurzböcken, 1773. 12 n.n. + 96 S. Priv. HLd. der Zeit. Mit den Vignetten und den fünf gefalteten Kupferstichen. - Im Bug bis S. 1 etw. wasserrandig, leicht stockfleckig, hds. Notiz a. V., Ebd. etw. berieben, leichte Gbrsp. - Ein Jahr nach dem Ausbruch des Rofener Eissees im Jahre 1771 hat Joseph Walcher, (1718 - 1803), Professor für Mathematik und Physik an der Universität in Wien, den Vernagtferner besucht und mit den \"Nachrichten von den Eisbergen im Tyrol\" (1773) die erste wissenschaftliche Abhandlung über die Ötztaler Gletscher verfasst. (Zitat, NDB) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Tirolensien

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