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         Discurso sobre a inutilidade dos esponsais dos filhos celebrados sem consentimento dos Pais: Em que se mostra ser elle.

      Off. de Francisco Sabino dos Santos, Lisboa 1773 - Dedicado ao IL.mo e EX.mo Senhor Marquez de Pombal. Livro raríssimo - encontrei apenas um outro exemplar similar a este, e está localizado na Biblioteca de Coimbra, Portugal. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Camargo's Rare Books]
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         Handbuch der Naturgeschichte oder Vorstellung der Allmacht, Weisheit und Güte Gottes in den Werken der Natur.,

      - Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Mit Churfürstl. Sächsischer allergnädigster Freiheit. 1. Band, welcher den Menschen und die vierfüßigen Thiere enthält. Mit Frontispiz, Titelvignette, (6 Tafeln im Text) und II, VII Tafeln, Nürnberg, Chr. Gotthold Hauffe, 1773, (7 Blätter), 292, 336 Seiten, ( 2 Blätter), Band 2, welcher die Vögel enthält, 1773, mit Frontispiz, Titelvignette und 11 Kupferplatten, davon Tafel 2 von alter Hand koloriert, (7 Blätter), 404 Seiten, (5 Blätter), Band 3, welcher die Fische enthält, 1774, mit Titelvignette und 12 Kupferplatten, (7 Blätter), 352 Seiten, Vorsatz fehlt, Band 4, welcher die Insecten enthält, 1774, mit Titelvignette und 7 Kupferplatten, (8 Blätter), 408 Seiten, Vorsatz fehlt, 19,5x12, Pappbände der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Rückenschild, alle berieben/bestoßen, stockfleckig, Name und Anmerkungen auf Vorsätzen, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, 4 Bände, komplett,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ingrid Degutsch]
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         Fables nouvelles.

      The Hague and Paris: Delalain -75 1773 - FIRST EDITION, small paper copy, 2 vols. (continuously paginated) in 1, with 2 engraved title-pages, one title-page vignette, one engraved frontispiece (lacking engraved frontispiece in vol. 2), 99 engraved vignettes, and 99 engraved culs-de-lampe all after Marillier, pp. xxii, [i], 176, [177-] 309, [3], 8vo, mid-19th-century crushed dark blue morocco, French fillets on sides, gilt corner pieces, spine richly gilt in compartments, gilt edges, minor wear, armorial bookplate of William Horatio Crawford, very good Quoting Locke on the benefits of illustrated Fables, Dorat gives this as the sole response to those who would criticise ‘la pompe typographique de cet Ouvrage.’ Cohen says that the work rivals Les Baisers in perfection of execution, and is ‘le chef d’oeuvre de Marillier.’The unsigned binding is probably French, but could equally be by Ramage.William Horation Crawford (1812-88) founder of the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork. (Cohen-de Ricci 314; Ray The French Illustrated Book 43)

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         Etat Actuel de l'Art et de la Science Militaire a la Chine: Tire des Livres Militaires des Chinois. Avec Diverses Observations sur l'etendue & les bornes de connoissances militaires chez les Europeens

      London & Paris: Didot. Very Good. 1773. Nine engraved plates on seven heavy-stock folding sheets. Front fly reattached. Cordier 1555. Bound in nineteenth century mulberry cloth.; Octodecimo (4 x 6.5 inches); 288 pages .

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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.. 40pp. 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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         Esprit du Grand Corneille Extrait De Ses Oeuvres Dramatiques Dedie a Monsieur De Voltaire

      Societe Typographique, A Bouillon France 1773 - Thoughts of the Great Pierre Corneille, extract of his dramatic works, dedicated to Monsieur Voltaire.Original leather binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Élémens d'Architecture ? [Première Partie]; [bound with:] Nouveaux Élémens d'Architecture ? Seconde Partie

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur ? et Chez Desnos, 1773. First edition. First part: 17 engraved plates, printed recto and verso, most hand-colored in wash and pink watercolor; second part: 36 numbered engravings and 12 supplemental plates (in two series numbered 1-6 each) by P.L. Bienvenue. [ii], 27, [1]; 22 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, smooth spine gilt all over with small volute tool, red morocco lettering-piece. Light wear along joints, internally fine. Architecture Textbook for Young Students The first two parts of Panseron's Elements of Architecture, a textbook for young students. The first part treats the five orders and other basic elements of architecture, the second deals with sculpture as it relates to architecture. A third part, published in 1776, explains the application of the five orders to construction. The parts were issued separately or together. [With:] Recueil des Profils d'Architecture Composé par le Sr. Panseron ? Engraved title and 54 (of 56) engraved plates showing architectural and design details of interiors, cornices, columns, etc. Paris: Chez Mondhare et Jean, n.d. [ca. 1773]. Contemporary quarter citron morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, with intials "F.B." at spine. Light spotting throughout, pinholes to margins.

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         Ein Mann und eine Frau an einem Tisch sitzend. Er reicht ihr einen Blütenstengel, sie, eine Handarbeit und Schere in den Händen haltend, blickt ihn an.

      . Gouache, auf Bütten. 47,5:38,5 cm. Verso an den Rändern Reste einer alten Verklebung.. Reinhold wurde durch den Zeitzer Maler J. G. Krippendorf (Geb. und Todesdat. unbek.) ausgebildet. Seit etwa 1773 lebte er in Gera, wo er sich vor allem als Porträtmaler thüringischer Bürgerfamilien und des Adels einen Namen machte, "wobei seine Ehrlichkeit am Häßlichen und Grotesken keineswegs vorübergeht, und sein Humor oft ergötzlich zum Ausdruck kommt." (zitiert aus: Thieme-Becker, Bd. 28, S. 133). Nach dem Brand seines Hauses zog er 1780 vorübergehend von Gera nach Schleiz, wo er sich ebenfalls erfolgreich als Maler betätigte. 1782-1783 hielt er sich in Neustadt auf, dann kehrte er nach Gera in sein wiederaufgebautes Haus zurück. Hier erhielt er mehrfach Aufträge von Graf Heinrich XXX. von Reuß-Gera und verwandten Fürstenhöfen. So unternahm er Reisen an reußische, thüringische und fränkische Fürstenhöfe sowie zu den Stolbergischen Harzschlössern, um seine Dienste als Porträtmaler anzubieten. Drei seiner Söhne, Friedrich Philipp (1779-1840), Gustav (1798-1849) und Heinrich (1788-1825) wurden ebenfalls Maler. Reinholds Arbeiten befinden sich u.a. im Rokoko-Museum im Belvedere bei Weimar und im Städtischen Museum in Gera.

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         Von der Landes-Hoheit in Policey-Sachen, nach denen Reichs-Gesezen und dem Reichs-Herkommen, wie auch aus denen Teutschen Staats-Rechts-Lehrern und eigener Erfahrung....

      Frankfurt u. Leipzig, 1773.. 4°, circa 20,6 x 18,5 cm. 4 Bll., 492 SS. Marmoriertes Leder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägten Wappensupralibros auf beiden Deckeln, Rotschnitt. In sich abgeschlossene juristische Monographie, die zum "Teutschen Staatsrechts" (vgl. Stinzing/L. III1, 330) gehört. - Der schöne Einband mit kurfürstlich-bayerischem Allianzwappen auf den Deckeln und Monogramm BP (Bibliotheca Palatina) auf dem Rücken. - Gering gebräunt, ein Blatt mit Randausbesserung, Einband etwas berieben, mit leichtem Wurmfrass. Sehr dekorativ.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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         Oeconomische Encyklopädie, oder allgemeines System der Land- Haus- und Staats-Wirthschaft, in alphabetischer Ordnung. Ab Band 33 (1785): Oekonomisch-technologische Encyklopädie, oder allgemeines System der Staats- Stadt- Haus- und Landwirthschaft und der Kunstgeschichte... Ab Band 74 (1798): Oekonomisch-technologische Encyklopädie, oder allgemeines System der Staats- Stadt- Haus- und Landwirthschaft, wie auch der Erdbeschreibung, Kunst- und Naturgeschichte...

      Berlin, Joachim Pauli 1773-1855.. 8°. Je ca. 600 - 900 Seiten. Mit meist je einem Kupferstich-Frontispiz, einer Kupferstich-Titelvignette und zahlreichen tlw. gefalteten Tafeln in Kupferstich, einigen teils gefalteten Tabellen auf Tafelseiten. Unterschiedlich gebunden in schlichten Pappbänden der Zeit mit teilweise goldgeprägter Rückenbeschriftung (Siehe Foto). Einbände an den Kanten z. Tl. etwas berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Papier zumeist etwas gebräunt u. tlw. m. Gebrauchsspuren. Konvolut von 157 Bänden der von Johann Georg Krünitz (1728-1796) herausgegebenen Enzyklopädie, die von 1773-1858 in 242 Bänden erschienen ist und eine der wichtigsten wissenschaftsgeschichtlichen Quellen zu Wirtschaft und Technik der Zeit zwischen Aufklärung und Industrialisierung darstellt. Vorhanden: Bände 1-6, 9-19,21-59,61-64,66,67,69-92,94,98-107,109, 111-127,130,131,133-137,139, 141,142,145-147,149-151,154-157,168-170,172-174,177,179,181,184-188,190,192,194,196,204,215,227. Zusammen 157 Bände Auf Wunsch verpacken wir Ihre Bestellung als Geschenk..

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         The First Published Book by an African-American Woman

      London 1773 - Book. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. First edition, with the advertisement on the final page reading "Lately published in 2 vols. Twelves." and engraved frontispiece portrait after Scipio Morehead (second state). London: Archibald Bell, 1773, for Cox and Berry, Boston. 128 pp., 4⅜ x 6 3/4 in. Modern half brown leather, marbled sides. "Celestial muse, my arduous flight sustainAnd raise my mind to a seraphic strain!"-from Wheatley's"Thoughts on the Works of Providence" Born in Senegal, Phillis was sold into slavery at about age seven. John and Susannah Wheatley, a well-to-do Boston couple, purchased her and converted her to Christianity. A prodigy, her first poem was published in the Newport Mercury in 1767, when she was only 13. More poems soon followed, but because of her race, skeptics dismissed her as a fraud. In 1772, however, John Hancock and other prominent Bostonians, including Governor Thomas Hutchinson and James Bowdoin, attested to her legitimacy, assuring the public that "the young Negro Girl, who was but a few years since, brought an uncultivated Barbarian, from Africa.has been examined by some of the best Judges, and is thought qualified to write them [the poems]." Their testimony is printed here in the head matter.Self-styled as "Afric's muse," Wheatley "was probably the first truly American poet in our literary history, for.her strong and graceful line plucked a uniquely American chord - what it meant to be black in white revolutionary America" (Kaplan, 170). In April 1776, Wheatley penned a poem, "To His Excellency General Washington," that so moved the commander he invited her to meet him in Cambridge.This book's portrait frontispiece is often (perhaps incorrectly) attributed to fellow Bostonian and slave Scipio Moorehead. Wheatley celebrates his art in her eloquent poem "To S.M., a young African Painter, on seeing his Works." This is the first published book of poetry authored by an African American, and the first published book authored by an African-American woman.Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784) probably hailed from the Senegambian coast. She was purchased John and Susanna Wheatley as a house servant. Phillis quickly mastered English and began to write poetry, even reciting her intricate verses for the New England elite. Many of her poems were published in both American and British newspapers and magazines, making her somewhat of an international celebrity. She was also a fervent Christian whose poems and letters reflected her core beliefs and strong moral values. She soon became a member of the Old South Meeting House in Boston.On May 8, 1773, her mistress sent the young poet to England where her poetry had already been introduced to the Countess of Huntingdon (to whom one of Wheatley's first poems was addressed). Before Phillis returned to America, arrangements had been made to have her book published, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, bringing her still wider acclaim in both England and the Colonies. Sailing back from England early, owing to the ill health of Susanna, Phillis was manumitted sometime between September 13 and October 18, 1773, according to one of her letters. After her mistress died, Phillis, with the help of the remaining slaves, managed the house for her former master, John Wheatley. In 1778, John Wheatley died, and Phillis finally left the house for smaller quarters. She married John Peters but wrote few new poems as Phillis Peters.ConditionContemporary full calf with restoration to spine.SourcesSidney Kaplan and Emma Nogrady Kaplan, The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution (University of Massachusetts Press, 1989). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Die beste Welt. Eine Theologische, Philosophische, Praktische Abhandlung aus dem Spanischen Grundtext des Don Ranudo . de Collibradoz, Beysitzer der heiligen Inquisition, übersetzet; und mit einer Zuschrift und Register begleitet von Johann Albrecht Ralph (d. i. Johann Albrecht Philippi). 2 Teile in 1 Band. Titel, 4 Bl., 205 S., 4 Bl.; 112 S. Mit Holzschnit-Vignetten. Moderner Lederbd mit Rückenschild und Filetenvergoldung.

      Ohne Ort, 1773. - Erste deutsche Übersetzung des 'Candide'; Neudruck der ersten, 1761 erschienenen deutschen Ausgabe, die 17 Jahre vor der Übersetzung durch Mylius erschienenen war. Fast zeilengenauer, kaum veränderter und etwas kompresser gesetzter Druck, unter Auslassung der Vorrede. Die Auflage beider Drucke war wohl winzig, und von Meusel, der irrig 1751 als Erscheinungsjahr angibt, über Goedeke, die ADB, Marbachs Weltliteraturkatalog, das DBI bis hin zum KNLL (das erst eine spätere Ausgabe von 1776 nennt) wird diese Übersetzung nur ungenau oder gar nicht verzeichnet. Von Voltaire als trivialer Scherz bezeichnet, wurde der Roman bald "viel gelesen, belacht, verdammt, gelobt, interpretiert, illustriert, auf den Index gesetzt, mißverstanden und in seiner bleibenden Aktualität erst spät erkannt. Stilistisch und thematisch von souveräner Vielseitigkeit, die Geschichtliches, Philosophisches und Dichterisches vereint, ist die Geschichte der Abenteuer des gutgläubigen Candide in einer Welt wechselnder Realitäten und Utopien auf den ersten Blick ein gelungener Spaß. (Aber) die ostentativ-boshafte Lustigkeit täuscht nicht über die latente Problematik der Geschichte hinweg . Das Werk ist doppelsinnig und widersprüchlich, sowohl pessimistisch, zynisch und skeptisch als auch optimistisch. Gutes und Böses halten sich die Waage in der von Voltaire beschriebenen Welt. Er entlarvt Utopien, Heilslehren und jedes Paradies auf Erden als Illusion und setzt nach kritischer Prüfung allen Seinsspekulationen den Mut zur Arbeit, wenn nicht als letzten Sinn des Lebens, so doch als Möglichkeit, es mit Würde zu bestehen, entgegen" (KNLL). Voltaire hatte seinen Roman als Übersetzung aus dem Deutschen eines Dr. Ralph ausgegeben. Der Übersetzer, der preußische Kriegsrat und Berliner Polzeidirektor Philippi (1721-1791) trat nun seinerseits als dieser Dr. Ralph auf und gab seine Übersetzung aus dem Französischen wiederum als Übertragung aus dem Spanischen aus, versah das Ganze frech mit einer fingierten Zensur-Approbationen sowie mit Gleichnissen zeitgenössischer Dichter wie Gellert u. a. – Fleckig bzw. gebräunt. Eindruck "Deutsche Lese-Bibliothek" unter der Jahreszahl auf dem Titel. Die Widmung datiert: 1. April 1758. – Äußerst selten und nur in zwei deutschen Bibliotheken vorhanden. Das Exemplar der Berliner Staatsbibliothek ist Kriegsverlust. – Vgl. Fromm 26940.

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         Plan ge¿ne¿ral et raisonne¿ des divers objets et des de¿couvertes qui composent l'ouvrage intitule¿ "Monde primitif analyse¿ et compare¿ avec le monde moderne, ou Recherches sur les antiquite¿s du monde

      Paris, - EDITEUR:chez l'auteur,court de gebelin,chez boudet,chez Veuve Duchesne,chez Saugrain.année:1773.AVEC APPROBATION et privilege du roi. Ouvrage contenant TROIS livres en UN. 1ER LIVRE: -Plan ge¿ne¿ral et raisonne¿ des divers objets et des de¿couvertes qui composent l'ouvrage intitule¿ "Monde primitif analyse¿ et compare¿ avec le monde moderne, ou Recherches sur les antiquite¿s du monde(102pages) 2eme livre: -allégories orientales ou le frangment de sanchoniaton qui contient l'histoire de saturne suivi de mercure et d'hércule et de ses douze travaux avec leur explication pour sevir à l'intelligence de génie symbolique de l'antiquité.(278pages). 3eme livre: -Monde primitif,analysé et comparé avec le monde moderne considéré dans son génie allégorique et dans les allégories aux quelles conduisit ce génie précédé du plan général des diverses parties qui composeront ce monde primitif avec des figures en taille-douce(175 pages). +4pages contenant programme et nouvelle souscription relatifs au monde primitif analysé et comparé au monde moderne. UN TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE RARISSIME EN EXCELLENT ETAT. VOIR LES TROIS PHOTOS DES TROIS LIVRES CONSTITUANT CET OUVRAGE COMPLET. REF:b bil.DISPONIBLE EN STOCK [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Essays concerning iron and steel:

      the first, containing observations on American sand-iron: the second, observations, founded on experiments, on common iron-ore, with the method of reducing it first into pig or sow-metal, and then into bar-iron; on the sort of iron proper to be converted into good steel, and the method of refining that bar-steel, and the method of refining that bar-steel by fusion, so as to render it fit for the more curious purposes: with an account of Mr. Reaumur's method of softening cast-iron; and an Appendix, discovering a more perfect method of charring pit-coal, so as to render it a proper succedaneum for charred wood-coal.A valuable contemporary contribution to the rather fraught, and certainly competitive, early development of modern steel manufacture in England. Although Benjamin Huntsman (1704-1776) of Sheffield has been usually credited with the invention of crucible steel, or 'cast steel' as it was known at the time, the little known Henry Horne, a London-based cutler seems also to have played a part in developing new methods of steel manufacture at about the same time. Surprisingly, Horne mentions in his Essays neither Huntsman nor Samuel Walker, another contemporary experimenter in crucible steel making. In his book, Horne claims originality in his own process and seems to have perfected an efficient and commercial steel razor manufacturing business in London, the steel itself being produced with a highly polished surface. The steel used, Horne claimed, was "vastly superior" to that produced by his rival, John Waller, and which Horne was able to supply to the London cutlers "at a very moderate price". Waller eventually took the process to Sheffield and was able to undercut Horne's prices, resulting, inevitably, in substantial loss of business to the London manufacturer. Horne, while now hardly a footnote to industrial history, was certainly an early cast steel maker, although there is nothing in his account to suggest a date earlier than 1765, by which time others in Sheffield were also practising the art.12mo., (2) + 223 + (1)pp., wanting a half-title, short tear to inner margin of title (no loss), inner margin (gutter) of following leaf stained, contemporary sheep, stamped in blind, some wear to joints else a sound copy., 1773. First edition: scarce. Sabin 33031.. the first, containing observations on American sand-iron: the second, observations, founded on experiments, on common iron-ore, with the method of reducing it first into pig or sow-metal, and then into bar-iron; on the sort of iron proper to be converted into good steel, and the method of refining that bar-steel, and the method of refining that bar-steel by fusion, so as to render it fit for the more curious purposes: with an account of Mr. Reaumur's method of softening cast-iron; and an Appendix, discovering a more perfect method of charring pit-coal, so as to render it a proper succedaneum for charred wood-coal. A valuable contemporary contribution to the rather fraught, and certainly competitive, early development of modern steel manufacture in England. Although Benjamin Huntsman (1704-1776) of Sheffield has been usually credited with the invention of crucible steel, or 'cast steel' as it was known at the time, the little known Henry Horne, a London-based cutler seems also to have played a part in developing new methods of steel manufacture at about the same time. Surprisingly, Horne mentions in his Essays neither Huntsman nor Samuel Walker, another contemporary experimenter in crucible steel making. In his book, Horne claims originality in his own process and seems to have perfected an efficient and commercial steel razor manufacturing business in London, the steel itself being produced with a highly polished surface. The steel used, Horne claimed, was "vastly superior" to that produced by his rival, John Waller, and which Horne was able to supply to the London cutlers "at a very moderate price". Waller eventually took the process to Sheffield and was able to undercut Horne's prices, resulting, inevitably, in substantial loss of business to the London manufacturer. Horne, while now hardly a footnote to industrial history, was certainly an early cast steel maker, although there is nothing in his account to suggest a date earlier than 1765, by which time others in Sheffield were also practising the art. 12mo., (2) + 223 + (1)pp., wanting a half-title, short tear to inner margin of title (no loss), inner margin (gutter) of following leaf stained, contemporary sheep, stamped in blind, some wear to joints else a sound copy.

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         Neues lehrreiches und vollständiges Magazin, vor junges Frauenzimmer die ganze Koch-Kunst, und Zuckerbeckerei, samt allem, was damit verknüpft ist, vollkommen zu erlernen.( hier: Teil 2 von 2 erschienenen Teilen ).

      Macklot, Karlsruhe 1773 - ( .Nach Art derer Magazins der Madame le Prince de Beaumont, in Fragen und Antworten eingekleidet, und mit alphabetischem Register zum bequemen Aufschlagen derer darinnen enthaltenen mehr als 4500 Speisen auch einem Tranchir-Buch mit Figuren versehen. Zweyter Theil. Neue Auflage ( Verfasser ermittelt ) ). Hier der zweite Teil des umfangreichen Kochbuchs mit Titelblatt, den Seiten 751 - 1542 sowie dem umfangreichen Gesamtregister über beide Teile mit 76 Seiten, ferner 2 n.n. Blätter. Schlichter Pergamentband der Zeit, 8° ( 17,5 x 11 cm ). Der vorliegende Band behandelt: Saucen, Brühen, Pasteten, Torten, Kuchen, Backwerk, Essig, Salz, Tunken, Gallert, Gelees, Zuckerwaren, Säfte, Konserven, Marmeladen, Auftragen der Speisen an Fleischtagen und Fastentagen sowie zu Hochzeiten, Sonn- und Feiertagen, ferner mit Hinweisen zur vorteilhaften Anschaffung als auch *Aufbehaltung allerley Victualien*. Einband etwas fleckig und leicht berieben, innen Titelblatt und erste Seiten etwas stärker fleckig bzw. stockfleckig, sonst gelegentlich etwas stock- oder braunfleckig, einige Seiten leicht angeknickt bzw. etwas eselsohrig ( letzte Seiten oben stärker eselsohrig ). - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 500 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )

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         Anleitung zu der Bergbaukunst nach ihrer Theorie und Ausübung, nebst einer Abhandlung von den Grundsätzen der Berg-Kammeralwissenschaft.

      Wien, Trattner, 1773.. Kl-4; Titel mit gest. Vignette (von J. E. Mansfeld nach F. X. Würth), 8 Bll., 45, 519 pp mit einigen Vignetten, 24 gefaltete Kupfertaf. (von L. Assner nach D. C. v. Dietrichstein); Ldr. d. Zt. mit 5 Bünden, Rotschnitt, reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschildchen (Rücken mit Buchblock verklebt, etwas berieben und bestoßen, oberes Kapital mit kl. Fehlstellen); Besitzeintrag auf vorgebundenem weißem Blatt, innen nahezu fleckenfrei und sehr frisch. - Die Abhandlung zur Berg-Kameralwissenschaft vor statt nach dem Hauptteil eingebunden.. Wurzbach 3, 221; Poggendorff 1, 544; ADB 5, 38; Humpert 3855. - Erste Ausgabe, auf Kosten des Hofärars für die Schemnitzer Bergakademie gedruckt und ihrer Gründerin Maria Theresia gewidmet. Enthält: "Von der unterirdischen Berggeographie" - "Von dem Grubenbaue" - "Von der Aufbereitung der Erzte über Tages" - "Von der Bergbauwirthschaft". Der deutsche Bergbauwissenschaftler Delius (1728-1779) lehrte seit 1770 in Schemnitz und wurde 1772 an die Hofkammer nach Wien berufen. Sein ausführliches, reich illustriertes bergmännisches Handbuch blieb für lange Zeit maßgeblich.

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         TRATADO DEL CUIDADO Y APROVECHAMIENTO DE LOS MONTES Y BOSQUES,corta, poda, beneficio y uso de sus maderas, y leñas / escrito en francés por el célebre Mr. Duhamel du Monceau, y traducido al castellano con varias notas por el Dr. D. Casimiro Gomez de Ortega.

      Madrid 1773 - Materia: Libro antiguo del siglo XVIII tratado sobre los montes y bosques. Publicación: Madrid; Joaquin Ibarra, 1773 - 1774. Descripción fisica: Fol. (26,5 cm.) 2 volumenes. LX paginas., incluida portada, 427 páginas, 13 láminas plegadas. Tomo segundo: Anteportada, portada, 3 hojas, VII páginas, 311 páginas, 23 láminas Encuadernación original de época con nervios, tejuelo y dorados en el lomo. Conservación: Perfecto estado de conservación. El tomo primero falto de 2 cuadernillos que no los metieron en la época al encuadernarlo paginas 325 - 332 y 341 - 348. Completo de grabados. PSS1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Introduction à l'étude des Corps Naturels tirés du Règne Végétal.

      Paris, Veuve Hérissant, 1773. - 2 volumes in-12. XVI. 456pp. 3pl. ; VIII. 396pp. 2ff. Brochés, couvertures papier décoré de l'époque, non rognés. Edition Originale. Jean Baptiste Bucquet (1746-1780) professeur de chimie à Paris et membre de l'Académie des Science, fut le maître de Fourcroy et le collaborateur de Lavoisier dont il avait compris le génie. Il a peu écrit et ses ouvrages sont rares. Ces deux volumes sont illustrés de 3 planches dépliantes. Manques de papier au dos, mais bon exemplaire, non rogné, avec ses couvertures d'origine (1 feuillet un peu sali). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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         An interesting and very early letter written by the young Joseph Farington, from Houghton [Hall], dated October 4th 1773, and addressed to Mr [John] Boydell, Cheapside, London.

      N.p. 1773 - The letter is tipped onto a sheet of card, and the address panel has been window -mounted on the same card. 229mm x 185mm. 1773. "Sir, I received your letter this morning and the Bill for Thirty Pounds safe ! I am glad to find the drawings are in hand and hope they will be executed well. Brown will do the Paul Brills justice I dare say - We go on here very well and shall hope in a little time to send you good proof of it. The gentlemen of this County speak with great spirit of the work and seem inclined to encourage it properly. We all renew our compliments and good wishes to the Ladies and yourself. I am Sr. Your humble servant. Jos. Farington." In June of 1773 Joseph Farington went to Houghton Hall, in Norfolk, the seat of Sir Robert Walpole, the Earl of Orford, and stayed there for three years, employed along with his younger brother, and pupil, George Farington, in making drawings of its pictures, which were sold in 1779 to the Empress Catherine of Russia at a cost of £40,555, the value set on the Collection by Benjamin West and Cipriani, to the astonishment of Horace Walpole. They had been sent by Boydell to draw the paintings for his Collection of Prints after the most capital Paintings in England (2 volumes, 1782). The medium chosen for reproducing the drawings was not the superlatively finished line-engraving of the Woollett school, generally associated with Boydell and his versions of Old Master oil- paintings, but a combination of line-etching and aquatint. This was well suited to Farington's water-colours which were first drawn [as noted in this letter] in diluted brown or black ink, then washed over with a silver- grey tint to convey light and shade, and finished with thin, slight washes of pale colours. The Brill that Farington refers to may be the ‘beautiful landscape' by Paul Brill that is noted in the collection.

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         The history of the life of Nader Shah, king of Persia : Extracted from an eastern manuscript, which was translated into French by order of His Majesty the King of Denmark With an introduction containing, I a description of Asia, according to the

      London: Printed by J. Richardson, for T. Cadell in the Strand. , 1773. Title Continuation: /" the oriental Geographers. II. A short history of Persia from the earliest times to the present century : and an appendix, ..." [46], lxxii, 196 p. ; 8vo. Description: Introduction: A description of Asia, according to the Oriental geographers. A short history of Persia from the earliest times to the present century.--The history of the life of Nader Shah.--Appendix: An essay on Asiatick poetry. The history of the Persian language. Pieces relative to the French translation. An excellent clean example, now bound handsomely in a full leather binding, with gilt embellished spine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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         Élémens d'Architecture ? [Première Partie]; [bound with:] Nouveaux Élémens d'Architecture ? Seconde Partie

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur ... et Chez Desnos, 1773. First edition. First part: 17 engraved plates, printed recto and verso, most hand-colored in wash and pink watercolor; second part: 36 numbered engravings and 12 supplemental plates (in two series numbered 1-6 each) by P.L. Bienvenue. [ii], 27, [1]; 22 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, smooth spine gilt all over with small volute tool, red morocco lettering-piece. Light wear along joints, internally fine. Architecture Textbook for Young Students The first two parts of Panseron's Elements of Architecture, a textbook for young students. The first part treats the five orders and other basic elements of architecture, the second deals with sculpture as it relates to architecture. A third part, published in 1776, explains the application of the five orders to construction. The parts were issued separately or together. [With:] Recueil des Profils d'Architecture Composé par le Sr. Panseron ... Engraved title and 54 (of 56) engraved plates showing architectural and design details of interiors, cornices, columns, etc. Paris: Chez Mondhare et Jean, n.d. [ca. 1773]. Contemporary quarter citron morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, with intials "F.B." at spine. Light spotting throughout, pinholes to margins.

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         Dictionnaire Portatif, Francois Et Hollandois ... Et Augmentee ... Dictionnaire Portatif, François Et Hollandois ... Huitième Édition, Corrigée ... Et Augmentée ... (Neder-Duitsch En Fransch Woorden-Boek)

      Abraham Blusse En Zoon, 1773, Hardback, 1773 EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt-titled spine, raised bands with gilt-decoration. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 816 pages; Subjects: MARIN, Pieter.

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         A complete set of Baskerville's classics, in matching Kalthoeber bindings....

      Birmingham: Baskerville, 1757-, 1773. Seven volumes, quarto, in matching full contemporary red straight-grain morocco bindings, almost certainly by Kalthoeber, elaborate gilt borders on covers, gilt-decorated spines in 7 compartments, gilt-lettered in 3, all edges gilt and gauffred, blue-grey paper endpapers; a remarkably fine and compelling set, the first volume extra-illustrated by the insertion of an engraved title page by J. Goeree after G. Valk from an unidentified edition of Virgil. 'Astonishing all the librarians of Europe'. A glorious set of this great series of printed classics, a late eighteenth-century high point in printing and publishing and generally seen as Baskerville's greatest achievement alongside his famous Bible. The set consists of the first editions of each of Baskerville's classical authors (Virgil, Juvenal & Persius, Horace, Catullus, Terence, Sallust & Florus, and Lucretius),The superb bindings are unsigned, but the tools, materials, and style clearly indicate the work of Christian Kalthoeber, the famous German craftsman producing some of the finest bindings of the period in London during the 1780s and 1790s.The beauty of Baskerville's books lies not only in his celebrated and unmistakeable types, still honoured today in computer-produced fonts, but also in paper and ink, both manufactured under his supervision. This magnificent set is the result of the addition of these to Kalthoeber's distinctive and beautiful style of binding.'The famous quarto 'Virgil,' the first of those 'magnificent editions' which, in the words of Macaulay, 'went forth to astonish all the librarians of Europe' (History, ch. iii.), appeared in 1757, and is not too highly praised by Dibdin as 'one of the most finished specimens of typography' (Introduction to the Classics, ii. 554).A beautiful quarto 'Horace' appeared in 1770, and seems to have sold fairly well. He was thus tempted in 1772 to bring out a series of quarto editions of Latin authors Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Lucretius, Terence and next year Sallust and Florus. These noble quartos are said to be incorrect texts; for their magnificence of type, paper, ink, and presswork there can only be unqualified praise. Nothing finer had yet been attempted in England.''The typography of Baskerville,' says Dibdin, 'is eminently beautiful... He united in a singularly happy manner the elegance of Plantin with the clearness of the Elzevirs... He seems to have been extremely curious in the choice of his paper and ink: the former being in general the fruit of Dutch manufacture, and the latter partaking of a peculiarly soft lustre, bordering on purple. In his italic letter, whether capital or small, I think he stands unrivalled; such elegance, freedom, and perfect symmetry being in vain to be looked for among the specimens of Aldus and Colinseus' (Introduction to the Classics, ii. 556).' (DNB).The modern study of Baskerville's printing is Philip Gaskell's Bibliography in which these appear as numbers 1 (first printing on wove paper, and his "first and perhaps finest book", with 20 additional names in the subscribers' list, a number unrecorded by Gaskell); 15; 39 (with engraved vignette title page, frontispiece, and 4 engraved plates by Gravelot, the latter appearing in only half of the edition, and on the higher of 2 qualities of paper); 43; 44; 46; 50; and 51....

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         The Anatomist Overtaken by the Watch Carrying Off Miss W-ts in a Hamper.

      (William Austin.) May 1, 1773 Hand-coloured etching; sl. creasing to left margin. 42.5 x 31cm.George, BM Satires 5119: A lean man wearing a doctor's tie-wig, is running from left. to right to escape from a watchman who stands springing his rattle. On the ground is a basket or hamper, the lid of which has fallen open to show the body of a young woman in a shroud. A short irate man points at the escaping figure, turning towards the lean aged watchman, who holds in his left hand a large lantern, and a tall stick, whose head is carved to represent a head. In the watchman's hat, which is tied on with a scarf, is a tobacco pipe in full blast. The fleeing Anatomist holds a tall cane in his left hand; under his left arm is a dilapidated skull. He has dropped a paper inscribed 'Hunter's Lectur[es]', showing that he is Dr. William Hunter 1718-83. Although esteemed as one of the leading anatomists of his day - Hunter was physician to Queen Charlotte and Professor of Anatomy to the Royal Society - it was rumoured that he was involved in, at worst, the commissioning of murder for the provision of bodies to his table, or a complete disregard for where his studies came from.

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         Fables nouvelles

      1773. DORAT, Claude Joseph. Fables nouvelles.Two volumes. [xxii], [2], 176; [177]-309, [3] pp. Illustrated with 2 engraved title-pages, 1 full-page plate (repeated), 1 title-page fleuron, 99 vignettes, and 99 culs-de-lampe all executed after designs by Pierre-Clément Marillier. 8vo., 204 x 131 mm, bound nineteenth-century calf-backed boards. A La Haye, Et se trouve à Paris: Chez Delalain, 1773.First Edition, first issue, of Dorat's Fables nouvelles. Gordon N. Ray described this edition as an "eighteenth-century masterpiece of miniature illustration." Cohen-De Ricci claimed that this work remains the "chef-d'oeuvre de Marillier, sous le rapport de la finesse de l'exécution et de l'esprit qui règne dans tous les jolis sujets qui l'ornent." Pierre-Clément Marillier (1740-1808) was praised by Dorat for these delightful interpretations of the author's verse. It was with good reason that Baron Roger Portalis described this artist as "The Master of the Infinitely Small." Of the two-hundred and two engravings herein there are indeed many masterpieces in miniature. Lewine quite simply states that, "In delicacy of execution, as well as in the beauty of the embellishments, the book rivals Les Baisers and must be regarded as Marillier's masterpiece." A very nice copy with fine impressions of all the plates. Lewine 150-151. Cohen-De Ricci 313-316. Ray, French 43 (with 4 reproductions). Portalis Les dessinateurs au XVIIIe siècle I, 367

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         A complete set of Baskerville's classics, in matching Kalthoeber bindings

      Baskerville, 1757-, Birmingham 1773 - Seven volumes, quarto, in matching full contemporary red straight-grain morocco bindings, almost certainly by Kalthoeber, elaborate gilt borders on covers, gilt-decorated spines in 7 compartments, gilt-lettered in 3, all edges gilt and gauffred, blue-grey paper endpapers; a remarkably fine and compelling set, the first volume extra-illustrated by the insertion of an engraved title page by J. Goeree after G. Valk from an unidentified edition of Virgil. 'Astonishing all the librarians of Europe'. A glorious set of this great series of printed classics, a late eighteenth-century high point in printing and publishing and generally seen as Baskerville's greatest achievement alongside his famous Bible. The set consists of the first editions of each of Baskerville's classical authors (Virgil, Juvenal & Persius, Horace, Catullus, Terence, Sallust & Florus, and Lucretius),The superb bindings are unsigned, but the tools, materials, and style clearly indicate the work of Christian Kalthoeber, the famous German craftsman producing some of the finest bindings of the period in London during the 1780s and 1790s.The beauty of Baskerville's books lies not only in his celebrated and unmistakeable types, still honoured today in computer-produced fonts, but also in paper and ink, both manufactured under his supervision. This magnificent set is the result of the addition of these to Kalthoeber's distinctive and beautiful style of binding.'The famous quarto 'Virgil,' the first of those 'magnificent editions' which, in the words of Macaulay, 'went forth to astonish all the librarians of Europe' (History, ch. iii.), appeared in 1757, and is not too highly praised by Dibdin as 'one of the most finished specimens of typography' (Introduction to the Classics, ii. 554).A beautiful quarto 'Horace' appeared in 1770, and seems to have sold fairly well. He was thus tempted in 1772 to bring out a series of quarto editions of Latin authors Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Lucretius, Terence and next year Sallust and Florus. These noble quartos are said to be incorrect texts; for their magnificence of type, paper, ink, and presswork there can only be unqualified praise. Nothing finer had yet been attempted in England.''The typography of Baskerville,' says Dibdin, 'is eminently beautiful. He united in a singularly happy manner the elegance of Plantin with the clearness of the Elzevirs. He seems to have been extremely curious in the choice of his paper and ink: the former being in general the fruit of Dutch manufacture, and the latter partaking of a peculiarly soft lustre, bordering on purple. In his italic letter, whether capital or small, I think he stands unrivalled; such elegance, freedom, and perfect symmetry being in vain to be looked for among the specimens of Aldus and Colinseus' (Introduction to the Classics, ii. 556).' (DNB).The modern study of Baskerville's printing is Philip Gaskell's Bibliography in which these appear as numbers 1 (first printing on wove paper, and his "first and perhaps finest book", with 20 additional names in the subscribers' list, a number unrecorded by Gaskell); 15; 39 (with engraved vignette title page, frontispiece, and 4 engraved plates by Gravelot, the latter appearing in only half of the edition, and on the higher of 2 qualities of paper); 43; 44; 46; 50; and 51. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         STATUTI di Milano volgarizzati con note, e spiegazioni a pubblica intelligenza, e utilità. [volume primo e secondo] [Segue:] Supplementi al primo e al secondo volume degli Statuti di Milano volgarizzati.

      - In Milano, appresso Giuseppe Galeazzi regio stampatore, 1773-1775, tre parti legate in voll. 2, in-4, leg. coeva in piena pergamena, pp. XX, VIII, 409, [3], - [8], 315, [1], Con 2 tavv. ripiegate al primo volume. Buon esemplare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Plate 14 (feet) from "Corps complet d'anatomie." Matted and framed

      Nancy: J. B. H. LeClerc, 1773. First printing. Gautier d'Agoty, Arnauld-Eloi. Plate 14 (feet) from Corps complet d'anatomie (Nancy: J. B. H. LeClerc, 1773). Mezzotint printed in colors by Gautier d'Agoty's 4-color method. Plate size approx. 535 x 390 mm. Archivally matted and framed.Arnaud-Eloi Gautier d'Agoty was the second son of the celebrated Jacques-Fabien Gautier d'Agoty (1717-86), who for thirty years held the royal privilege for color printing in France. J. F. Gautier d'Agoty was (or claimed to be) the inventor of the four-color method (red, blue, yellow and black) of printing mezzotints in color, an improvement on the three-color method devised in the early part of the 18th century by Jacques Christophe Le Blon. (d. 1741). Gautier d'Agoty obtained the color printing privilege in 1742, and over the next three decades he and his associates, including his son Arnauld-Eloi, issued a series of illustrated works, primarily on human anatomy, that were as radically original and dramatic in their size and artistic composition as they were in their manner of production. The series of large anatomical works issued by the Gautier d'Agotys concluded with Arnaud-Eloi's Corps complet d'anatomie (1773), "a major work of great merit and satisfaction . . . [The work's] 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" (Franklin, A Catalogue of Early Colour Printing [1977], pp. 49-50). 40099

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         Anleitung zu der Bergbaukunst nach ihrer Theorie und Ausübung

      Wien, Trattner, 1773.. nebst einer Abhandlung von den Grundsätzen der Berg-Kammeralwissenschaft für die Kaiserl. Königl Schemnitzer Bergakademie. Mit 24 gefalteten Tafeln, 9 Blatt, 519 Seiten, 45 Seiten, Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, 26 x 21,5 cm,. Einband etwas berieben, sonst gut erhalten.

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         The Carpenter's Treasure

      1773. WALLIS, N. The Carpenter's Treasure; A collection of designs for temples, with their plans, gates, doors, rails, and bridges, in the gothic taste; With the centres at large, for striking gothic curves and mouldings; and some specimens of rails, in the Chinese taste: Forming a complete system for rural decoration. Unpaginated. Title-page plus 16 engraved plates. Large 8vo., 255 x 175 mm, bound in modern calf, black morocco spine labels with gilt borders. London: I. Taylor, [1773]. |~||~||~||~| "A New Edition." The plates are dated 6 Nov. 1773 and the first undated edition was evidently published by 1774, as the Taylor advertisement with it includes William Pain's Practical Builder published that year. A self-described architect, Wallis is best known as the author of three pattern-books. The Carpenter's Treasure, the third such work, provides 'rural decorations' -temples, gates, rails, and bridges - mainly in the Gothic style. An attractive copy. PROVENANCE: William Wilshere with his ex-libris. Wilshere served in the House of Parliament from 1837 to 1847. In 1858 he became the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire. Harris 902.

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         Geometria Subterranea, oder Unterirdische Meßkunst der Berg- und Grubengebäude, insgemein die Markscheidekunst genannt: Zum Besten derer, die sich dieser Wissenschaft wiedmen wollen,

      . nach einer sechs und dreysigjährigen Bemühung, in drey Theilen herausgegeben. Neue verbesserte Ausgabe. ... Leipzig, Johann Paul Kraus, 1773, 4°, 5 Blatt, 572 S., 10 Blatt + 8 gefaltete Kupferstichtafeln, etwas späterer Pergamenteinband..

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         L'Alambic des Loix (lois) - ou observations de l'ami des François sur l'homme et sur les loix

      (sans nom), Hispaan (Paris) 1773 - In-8° (20,5 x 13,5 cm), (4)-XVI-477-(2) pages. PLEIN MAROQUIN ROUGE D'EPOQUE, dos lisse richement orné, triple filet doré sur les plats avec fleurons d'angle, dentelle dorée intérieure, gardes de soie bleue, toutes tranches dorées. EDITION ORIGINALE de cet important ouvrage où Rouillé d'Orfeuil (1732-1791), brillant intendant de Châlons-en-Champagne (son pouvoir couvre l'actuelle Champagne-Ardenne), philosophe et libertin, énonce son système politique : séparation des pouvoirs, représentation de toutes les classes de citoyens dans deux chambres, division du territoire en départements, suppression des ordres monastiques, expulsion des moines et religieuses ne participant pas au développement économique, encouragement de l'essor démographique par la limitation de la durée des mariages et leur renouvellement, croissance de l'agriculture sur laquelle repose la création de valeur (ce en quoi il se rapproche de Quesnay et des Physiocrates), limitation de l'emprise des routes sur les terres, contrôle du commerce, arrêt de la colonisation, méfiance vis-à-vis du luxe et du crédit germes de spéculation, de décadence et de ruine. Sur ce dernier point, Rouillé attire l'attention du lecteur sur la responsabilité des femmes dans un chapitre intitulé « On ne peut trop veiller sur les femmes ». RARE EXEMPLAIRE COMPLET DE LA PREFACE autobiographique, paginée en chiffres romains. Reliure frottée et salie, anciennes taches d'encre sur les tranches ayant marqué les bordures de pages, sinon bon exemplaire en maroquin d'époque.

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         Dominus ac Redemptor [bound with:] Gravissimis ex causis

      Romae: ex Typographia Rev. Cam Apostolicae, 1773. First edition (?) of the first title (one of four editions in 1773). Extra-illustrated with engraved frontipiece portrait of Clement XIV by Alexius Giardoni. A-C4 D2; xxvii, [i]. *2; iv pp. Text in Latin with facing Italian translation; two columns. Text of both works (22.5 cm.) inlaid to larger sheets. 1 vols. 4to. Remboitage of contemporary pink satin over pasteboards, embroidered with gold thread to a design of interlacing ribbons and leafy curls, in the center the arms of Pope Clement XIV on a blue ground. First four leaves of first work slightly dampstained. Preserved in a cloth box. The Suppression of the Jesuits - Embroidered Binding with Pope Clement XIV's Arms A fundamentally important text in the history of the Catholic Church and its long and contentious history with the Society of Jesuits - expelled in this decree by Clement XIV - whose arms are beautifully embroidered on the covers.

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         The Beauties of the Poets: or a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry from the Most Eminent Authors

      Bristol 1773 - An extremely scarce first edition of this gorgeous Romantic era collection of lovingly chosen moral and sacred poetry. With a list of subscribers to the front. There were around twelve editions of this collection published up until 1810. This copy, the 1773 edition printed in Bristol, is the first. The NCBEL are aware of only one copy of this edition, making this an astonishingly scarce book. It is a local edition from Janes's home town. In fact this printing is so scarce that it is not recorded in the ESTC, making this book widely desirable. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally rubbed with slight loss to the leather and marks. The hinges are slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean with just occasional light spotting. There isslight chipping to p5. There is an ink signature to the title dated 1775. Awonderful and rare bookinremarkable condition for its age. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         A Decade of Curious Insects: Some of them not Describ’d Before: shewn in their natural size.

      Printed for the Author by B.White. 1773 - pp.24 with 10 charming, hand coloured plates illustrating the insects both in life size and greatly enlarged. Bound in quarter cloth with marbelled boards. From the library and with the bookplate of Philip S. Corbet. Very good and beautifully clean. Very rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Elements of Navigation: or the Practical Rules of the Art, Plainly Laid Down, and Clearly Demonstrated from their Principles; with Suitable Examples to these Rules. To which are Annexed all the Necessary Tables

      Edinburgh: Printed for the Author, and for Geo. Robinson ... and A. Donaldson, 1773. First edition. 14 folding engraved plates, numerous diagrams, tables. xvi, [2, errata], 510 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary brown calf, red leather spine label.. Small chip to upper right joint, corners bumped; text slightly browned, occasional light spotting. An attractive, sound copy.

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         Description de l'Arabie, d'après les observations et recherches faites dans le pays même

      Copenhagen: Chez Nicolas Möller, 1773. First edition in French, with half-title. 24 plates, two of which have hand-colored diacritical marks (of Arabic text) and initials; folding genealogical table; large fold-out map hand-colored in outline. 1 f. (half-title), [i]-xliii, [xliv-xlvi], [1]-372 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Full period raintree calf, spine gilt, boards tooled with floral border gilt. Short closed tear in folding map repaired, some minor dampstaining in margins. Fine. With the large fold-out map of Yemen hand-colored in outline. Niebuhr really only covered a small triangle of Yemen in his exploration, but as Palgrave stated"... that (his) intelligence and courage which first opened Arabis to Europe.". He was the source for Gibbon on Arabia.

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         Handbuch der Naturgeschichte oder Vorstellung der Allmacht, Weisheit und Güte Gottes in den Werken der Natur.

      . Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Mit Churfürstl. Sächsischer allergnädigster Freiheit. 1. Band, welcher den Menschen und die vierfüßigen Thiere enthält. Mit Frontispiz, Titelvignette, (6 Tafeln im Text) und II, VII Tafeln, Nürnberg, Chr. Gotthold Hauffe, 1773, (7 Blätter), 292, 336 Seiten, ( 2 Blätter), Band 2, welcher die Vögel enthält, 1773, mit Frontispiz, Titelvignette und 11 Kupferplatten, davon Tafel 2 von alter Hand koloriert, (7 Blätter), 404 Seiten, (5 Blätter), Band 3, welcher die Fische enthält, 1774, mit Titelvignette und 12 Kupferplatten, (7 Blätter), 352 Seiten, Vorsatz fehlt, Band 4, welcher die Insecten enthält, 1774, mit Titelvignette und 7 Kupferplatten, (8 Blätter), 408 Seiten, Vorsatz fehlt, 19,5x12, Pappbände der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Rückenschild, alle berieben/bestoßen, stockfleckig, Name und Anmerkungen auf Vorsätzen, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, 4 Bände, komplett,.

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         Dominus ac Redemptor [bound with:] Gravissimis ex causis

      Romae: ex Typographia Rev. Cam Apostolicae, 1773. First edition (?) of the first title (one of four editions in 1773). Extra-illustrated with engraved frontipiece portrait of Clement XIV by Alexius Giardoni. A-C4 D2; xxvii, [i]. *2; iv pp. Text in Latin with facing Italian translation; two columns. Text of both works (22.5 cm.) inlaid to larger sheets. 1 vols. 4to. Remboitage of contemporary pink satin over pasteboards, embroidered with gold thread to a design of interlacing ribbons and leafy curls, in the center the arms of Pope Clement XIV on a blue ground. First four leaves of first work slightly dampstained. Preserved in a cloth box. The Suppression of the Jesuits - Embroidered Binding with Pope Clement XIV's Arms A fundamentally important text in the history of the Catholic Church and its long and contentious history with the Society of Jesuits - expelled in this decree by Clement XIV - whose arms are beautifully embroidered on the covers.

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         De Officiis ad Marcum filium

      Luteti [Paris]: Jos. Barbou, 1773. 346 pp. 32mo. Contemporary full red morocco, front cover with gilt-stamped arms and motto of Lord Stuart de Rothesay, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, lettered in one, tooled in gilt in the rest, a.e.g., with fore-edge painting under gilt of Cicero declaiming to two listeners. Bookplate of Stanley Marcus and another unidentified. Early library shelfmark label to ffep. A fine wide-margined copy printed on blue paper, with a fore-edge painting.

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         La France divisee suivant ses Provinces ou Gouvernmens Militaires

      Paris 1773 - Size : 510x690 (mm), 20.125x27.125 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring

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         Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("A. Rosetti / Cpllmstr").

      O. O. u. D. - 1½ SS. auf gefalt. Doppelblatt (Wasserzeichen: doppelstrichige Antiquaversalien "SKW"). 4to. An einen nicht ermittelten Adressaten: "Wohlgebohrener sonders zuverehrender Herr! Gleich nach Eingange Ihres ersten Briefes, worinn uns die Hoffnung, Sie samt wehrtesten Frauen Gemahlinn bey eintrethenden Ostern hier bey uns zu haben, benommen wurde, entschlossen sich hiesige Herrschaft sich anderwärts eine Sängerin von Range zu beschreiben, die nun täglich erwarthet wird. Jetzt steht aber dahin, ob man wegen einem Engagement von beeden Seithen einig werden kan; voraus läßt sichs nicht bestimmen. Wollen sie mir erlauben, Sie nach Ostern von dem Außgange zu berichten? Um selbige Zeit wird auch die Wiedergenesung der Madame erfolgt seyn, und so kan sichs sehr wohl schicken, daß ich Sie bitte die Tour hieher zu machen. Halten Sie sich ja nicht durch diesen Vorfall zurückgesetzt; denn es war Nothwendigkeit eine Sängerinn, die Oster Musiken zu singen, zu haben; ausser diesem würden wir hier gern die Niederkunft Ihrer Frau Gemahlin abgewartet haben, um so mehr, da uns das vorzügliche Talent und übrige vortreffliche Eigenschaften derselben gar zu wohl bekannt sind. Wir wollen also die Sache noch nicht als decidirt ansehen - kurze Zeit wird entscheiden, ob ich das Vergnügen haben soll oder könne Sie samt Madame persönlich kennen zu lernen [.]". - Seit 1773 war Rosetti Kontrabassist in der Hofkapelle des Fürsten Kraft Ernst zu Oettingen-Wallerstein. In Paris wurde er gefeiert; er verkehrte mit Gluck und Piccinni. Nach dem Weggang Joseph Reichas wurde Rosetti 1785 zum Kapellmeister der Wallersteiner Hofkapelle ernannt und avancierte zu einem der beliebtesten Komponisten seiner Zeit: "Rosetti's contemporaries ranked him with Haydn and Mozart" (New Grove XVI, 206). Von wachsender Verschuldung geplagt, wechselte er 1789 an den Hof des Herzogs von Mecklenburg-Schwerin, der sein Gehalt verdreifachte.

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         The history of the life of Nader Shah, king of Persia. : Extracted from an eastern manuscript, which was translated into French by order of His Majesty the King of Denmark. With an introduction containing, I. a description of Asia, according to the .

      Printed by J. Richardson, for T. Cadell in the Strand., London 1773 - Title Continuation: /" the oriental Geographers. II. A short history of Persia from the earliest times to the present century : and an appendix, ." [46], lxxii, 196 p. ; 8vo. Description: Introduction: A description of Asia, according to the Oriental geographers. A short history of Persia from the earliest times to the present century.--The history of the life of Nader Shah.--Appendix: An essay on Asiatick poetry. The history of the Persian language. Pieces relative to the French translation. An excellent clean example, now bound handsomely in a full leather binding, with gilt embellished spine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Introduzione alla cognizione fisica, e politica d?Europa di Ant. Federico Busching consigliere del concistoro supremo del Re di Prussia ... Tradotta in lingua toscana dall?Ab. Gaudioso Jagemann. Edizione prima veneta.

      Venezia, presso Antonio Zatta, 1773. In 8vo (cm. 20,5); legatura dell?epoca in mezza pergamena e bella carta goffrata; pp. 144 + una grande tavola ripiegata: ?tavola di ragguaglio dei pesi Veneti? di Marin Ambelicopolo Maestro di Zecca, Antonio Damjani Bilanciaio pubblico, Tommaso Deserti, Maestro d?Aritmetica. I confini dell?Europa; Il commercio in genere; Compagnie mercantili; Il Commercio degli Europei in Europa, il Asia, in Africa, in America... Axs

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         Estatutos de la Sociedad Bascongada de los Amigos del País, según acuerdo de sus Juntas de Vitoria, por abril de 1765.

      - [1773- 1793] Edición facsímil. 14 Vols. 200 p. aprox. cada volumen. 4º m. Encuadernación en cartoné nuevo con tejuelos en los planos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Medallas de las Colonias, Municipios y Pueblos antiguos de España.

      Madrid, Antonio Marín y Antonio de Sancha, 1757-1773 - 4º (24,4 x 17 cm.) 3 vols., con encuadernación homogénea en plena piel, lomos con nervios, hierros dorados y doble tejuelo, rojo y verde. I: 8 h. inc. port. a dos tintas, 408 p., 1 mapa plegado y XXIII láminas grabadas a toda plana, cabeceras y culs de lamp grabados al cobre, capitulares en madera. II: 2 h. inc. port., de la p. 409 a 681., 1 h. sin num., 1 árbol genalógico y 35 láminas numeradas de la XXIVa LVII. Capitulares en madera. III: 6 h. inc. port., 292 p., 2 h. 1 mapa plegado y 17 láminas (las 8 primeras numeradas de LIX a LXVII). Capitulares en madera. Ejemplar enriquecido al final de tomo III con la obra de Antonio Valcarce Pio de Saboya i Spinola: Medallas de las Colonias, Municipios i Pueblos Antiguos de España. Hasta hoi no publicadas. En Valencia, en la Imprenta de Josef i Thomas de Orga, 1773. 5 h. inc. port., 21 p., con 1 lámina grabada. En portada y con caligrafía de época: de la librería Maiansiana. EJEMPLAR QUE PERTENECIÓ A GREGORIO MAYANS I SISCAR, con sus notas manuscritas en cada uno de los volúmenes. En la guarda del tomo I con caligrafía del XIX se lee: “Precioso ejemplar por las notas autógrafas de Mayans i Siscar.” Palau, 92710 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Informazione alli forestieri delle cose piu notabili della citta, e st

      1773. LONGHI, Francesco M. Informazione alli forestieri delle cose piu notabili della citta, e stato di Bologna. [1] -190, [2], iv pp. Illustrated with fold out engraved map by P. Panfili, 2 small ornamental woodcuts and decorated initial. Small 8vo., 143 x 98 mm, bound in cream paper over boards with paper title label, speckled edges. In Bologna: Nella Stamp del Longhi, 1773.|~| |~||~||~||~| Rare First Edition (OCLC and RLIN do not list any earlier editions), with large pristine engraved fold-out map of "Pianta della città di bologna" by P. Panfili, measuring 376 x 424 mm, marking all of the various bridges, palazzi and other points of interest around the city. Depicts in fine detail six important structures in late eighteenth-century Bologna: Foro de' Mercanti (Mercanzia Square); Scuole Publiche, o sia Università (Bolognese Studio); Instituto delle Scienze (Bologna's University); Zecca (the mint, closed in 1860); Fonte publico (Neptune's fountain); and Palazzo publico (Accursio Palace--town hall). Four pages of errata following the text. There is some light rubbing to extremities of binding, spine paper label with small tear, otherwise fine, map is in fine condition. RLIN lists only four copies of this early edition (National Gallery of Art, The Getty, Columbia University, and Canadian Centre for Architecture). OCLC lists only one that loosely matches the pagination and measurements, although no date is given (at the Bibliotheque d'Art et d'Archeologie). I libri di viaggio e le guide della raccolta Luigi Vittorio Fossati Bellani III, 2677 (later edition).

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      1773. DORAT, Claude Joseph. Fables nouvelles. Two volumes. [xxii], [2], 176; [177]-309, [3] pp. Illustrated with 2 engraved title-pages, 1 full-page plate (repeated), 1 title-page fleuron, 99 vignettes, and 99 culs-de-lampe all executed after designs by Pierre-Clément Marillier. 8vo., 204 x 131 mm, bound nineteenth-century calf-backed boards. A La Haye, Et se trouve à Paris: Chez Delalain, 1773. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, first issue, of Dorat's Fables nouvelles. Gordon N. Ray described this edition as an "eighteenth-century masterpiece of miniature illustration." Cohen-De Ricci claimed that this work remains the "chef-d'oeuvre de Marillier, sous le rapport de la finesse de l'exécution et de l'esprit qui règne dans tous les jolis sujets qui l'ornent." Pierre-Clément Marillier (1740-1808) was praised by Dorat for these delightful interpretations of the author's verse. It was with good reason that Baron Roger Portalis described this artist as "The Master of the Infinitely Small." Of the two-hundred and two engravings herein there are indeed many masterpieces in miniature. Lewine quite simply states that, "In delicacy of execution, as well as in the beauty of the embellishments, the book rivals Les Baisers and must be regarded as Marillier's masterpiece." A very nice copy with fine impressions of all the plates. Lewine 150-151. Cohen-De Ricci 313-316. Ray, French 43 (with 4 reproductions). Portalis Les dessinateurs au XVIIIe siècle I, 367

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