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        LA PHYSIQUE DES ARBRES; ou il est traite de l'anatomie des plantes et de l'economie vegetale: Pour fervir d'Introduction au Traite complet des Bois & des Forests avec une Dissertation sur l'utilite des Methodes de Botanique; & une Explication des termes propres a cette Science, & qui font en usage pour l 'exploitation des Bois & des Forets [Edition Originale illustrée 1758]

      1755 - 2 volumes, reliure plein veau havane in-quarto (binding full calfskin in-quarto) (20,5 x 26,2 cm), (reliure de l'époque), dos 5 nerfs (spine with 5 raised bands) entre-nerfs à encadrement à double filets or avec à fleuron central au fer plein et rinceaux aux angles avec des petits fers en remplissage (between the raised bands double gilt lines - floweret with hollowed out blocking stamp - with foliages executed in the curved lines in angles - with small blocking stamp in filling) - pièce de titre comportant le titre abrégé de l'ouvrage sur fond bordeaux dans un encadrement à double filets or (label of the title with the title abbreviated by the work with double gilt lines), pièces de tomaison (volume numbering) sur fond maroquin bordeaux avec filet et roulette "fleur de lys" or, rinceaux en tête et en pied (top and at the foot of spine with foliages carried out with the curved line), roulette en place des nerfs, plats trés légèrement frottés (lightly rubbed cover), double filet or sur les coupes (gilt line on the cuts), marque-page en tissu vert (bookmark in green tissue), toutes tranches lisses jaspées rouges, pages de garde peignées à motif "coquille sur fond caillouté" (painting endpapers - model shell on paved bottom), signature EX-LIBRIS à l'encre brune en haut de la page de faux-titre : "Marquis de FALAISEAU (Etienne)", orné : Tome 1: faux-titre, titre, un faux-feuillet d'errata non chiffré, vignette en-tête de Préface gravée, 307 pages, avec 28 planches gravées dépliantes. Tome 2: faux-titre, titre, 432 pages, avec 22 planches gravées dépliantes. Complet des 50 planches gravées dépliantes, pages avec Approbation & Privilège du Roi, 1758 Paris Chez Guerin et Delatour Editeurs, Edition Originale.(complet collationné).Première édition de ce traité d'anatomie et physiologie botanique, et de botanique. Comme le résume Duhamel de Monceau lui-même, cet ouvrage a pour but "d'examiner successivement la structure de ces différentes parties des Arbres [racines, troncs, branches, rameaux, bourgeons, boutons, feuilles et épines], et de rapporter ce qu'on a pu découvrir sur leur formation et leurs usages[semences, germination, plaies, greffes, nutrition, mouvement de la sève, et les maladies des arbres]". L'ouvrage se clôt par un Dictionnaire de botanique et d'agriculture de plus de 60 pages. 50 planches repliées montrent des coupes d'anatomie de l'arbre, des manières de greffer ou soigner certaines maladies arboricoles. Bel exemplaire dans sa reliure du temps, .RARISSIME. en Bon Etat malgré le léger défaut signalé ( very good condition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal du Palais, ou Recueil des Principales Décisions de Tous les Parlemens et Cours Souveraines de France (2 Tomes - Complet). Journal du Palais, ou Recueil des Principales Décisions de Tous les Parlemens et Cours Souveraines de France, sur les Questions les plus importantes de Droit Civil, de Coutume, de Matières Criminelles & Bénéficiales, & de Droit Public. Tome Premier, contenant les arrêts depuis l'année 1660, jusqu'en 1678 ; Tome Second, contenant les arrêts depuis l'année 1679, jusqu'en 1700

      Cavelier 1755 - Quatrième édition, revue, corrigée et Augmentée, 2 vol. in-folio reliure de l'époque pleine basane marbrée marron, dos à 6 nerfs orné (fleurons), Chez Cavelier, Paris, 1755, 1 f. blanc, 14 ff. (titre, avis, épistre, tables), 964 pp., 17 ff. n. ch. ; 7 ff., 1042 pp. (texte sur deux colonnes) : Titre complet : Journal du Palais, ou Recueil des Principales Décisions de Tous les Parlemens et Cours Souveraines de France (2 Tomes - Complet). Journal du Palais, ou Recueil des Principales Décisions de Tous les Parlemens et Cours Souveraines de France, sur les Questions les plus importantes de Droit Civil, de Coutume, de Matières Criminelles & Bénéficiales, & de Droit Public. Tome Premier, contenant les arrêts depuis l'année 1660, jusqu'en 1678 ; Tome Second, contenant les arrêts depuis l'année 1679, jusqu'en 1700 Rare exemplaire de la dernière édition (très enrichi par rapport aux précédentes éditions) de l'un des plus célèbre (et des meilleurs) des recueils d'arrêts. Camus & Dupin, 1819, 888 : "Ce Recueil est, sans contredit, le meilleur de ceux des arrêts du parlement de Paris". Etat satisfaisant (qq. accrocs en coiffes, fentes en mors, plats et coupes frottés avec petits mq., bon état intérieur) Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portrait, Schabkunstblatt (Plattengröße 31,3 x 19,3 cm).

      - Leupold ad vivum pinx. I.I. Haid excudit A.V. (Augsburg). - Schabkunst aus J.Bruckner, Bilder-sal heutiges Tages lebender Schriftsteller, Zehntes Zehend, Augsburg, 1755, Blattgröße 37 x 22 cm. Hüftbild von vorn hinter einer Brüstung, mit der Rechten über Büchern und Manuskirpten demonstrierend, sich mit dem linken Arm auf einen Sockel stützend, darauf das freiherliche Wappen mit Schildhaltern. Unten 5 Zeilen lateinischen Textes. Die Unterschrift bezeichnet van Swieten als Mitglied gelehrter Gesellschaften in Paris und Bologna. - Gerhard van Swieten (1700-72), M.D. Leyden. Physician to the Empress Maria Theresia; founder of Vienna Medical School. - Portr. Wellcome Inst. Hist. Med., R.Burgess No.2861.1.

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        Gentleman and the Cabinet-Maker's Director

      London: Hudson Scott & Sons. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Frontispiece missing but all 161 plates present. Minor foxing and marks. Library Stamps. 1755. First Edition. Professional red cloth library rebind. 460mm x 280mm (18" x 11"). 161 plates 18"x10". Ex Newcastle upon Tyne Library. Library rebind. Rubbed extremities. Minor nicks. Circular blind stamp (Newcastle City Libraries) on back cover. Ex-lib # at spine heel. Title page missing. New eps. Some ex-lib stamps. Tightly bound.Plates: High quality hand pressed plates (161) present and complete, each with circular ex-lib stamp on border. Some light working penciling. Some marginal thumbing. Occasional light edge stains & foxing. .

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        The Court and City Kalendar, or Gentleman's Register, For the Year 1755. Containing, I. Rider's Almanack. II. New and Exact Lists of Both Houses of Parliament. III. The Court Register. IV. Lists of the Army and Navy.

      London: Printed for J. Fuller (etc.), 1755 - 24mo, viii, [48] (Rider's British Merlin in red and black), [2]. 155, [1] pp.; pen notes in an old hand on blanks and verso of title (includes the address of a good chimney sweep), margins cut down but no letters hit, contemporary full leather rubbed and dry, especially at spine, and the covering of the front board detached, only light general age toning to text and block well sewn. Photos available upon request.

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        An Essay Upon the Life, Writings, and Character, of Dr. Jonathan Swift. Interspersed with some occasional Animadversions Upon the Remarks of a late critical Author, And upon the Observations of an anonymous Writer on those Remarks. By Deane Swift, Esq; [sic] To which is added, That Sketch of Dr. Swift's Life, written by the Doctor himself, which was lately presented By the Author of this Essay to the University Of Dublin

      London: Printed for Charles Bathhurst, 1755 - The first biography of Swift, written by Deane Swift, the cousin of Jonathan; of special interest for its treatment of Jonathan's relations to his contemporaries. It includes unpublished letters from Dr. Swift, and a good deal of material by others of his circle. Lovely copy of an important biographical source First edition. 8vo. [4], 375, [1, ad], 53 pp. Contemporary speckled calf. Fine. Interesting arly gift inscription on front pastedown "Edmund (?) Brydges; The Gift of Sir Mark Stuart Playdell, Barnt, at Coleshill, July 16, 1755". Teerink 1345; Rothschild 1989 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Méthode pour apprendre le dessin, où l'on donne les Regles générales de ce grand Art, & des préceptes pour en acquérir la connoissance, & s'y perfectionner en peu de tems

      Imprimerie de l'Auteur 1755 - "Enrichie de cent Planches représentant diférentes parties du Corps Humain d'après RAPHAEL & les autres grands Maîtres, plusieurs Figures Académiques dessinées d'après nature par M. COCHIN, les proportions & les mesures des plus beaux Antiques qui se voient en Italie & quelques études d'Animaux & de Paysage." In-4 de vii p. (préface) puis 156 p. de texte réparties en 8 chapitres, et 96 planches gravées hors-texte (manquent les n° 45, 80, 90 et 91) d'après des dessins de Raphaël, Rubens, Titien, Le Brun, Boucher, Cochin. Reliure d'époque en plein veau, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons. Manques sur les coins et le mors inférieur, restaurations sur les coiffes et les coins, très léger travail de vers dans le coin supérieur d'une partie des planches et très rares traces d'humidité. Mais la reliure se tient bien et l'intérieur reste très frais. Bon exemplaire de cet ouvrage rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gentleman and the Cabinet-Maker's Director

      London: Hudson Scott & Sons. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Frontispiece missing but all 161 plates present. Minor foxing and marks. Library Stamps. 1755. First Edition. Professional red cloth library rebind. 460mm x 280mm (18" x 11"). 161 plates 18"x10". Ex Newcastle upon Tyne Library. Library rebind. Rubbed extremities. Minor nicks. Circular blind stamp (Newcastle City Libraries) on back cover. Ex-lib # at spine heel. Title page missing. New eps. Some ex-lib stamps. Tightly bound.Plates: High quality hand pressed plates (161) present and complete, each with circular ex-lib stamp on border. Some light working penciling. Some marginal thumbing. Occasional light edge stains & foxing. .

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        Essai sur la police générale des grains, sur leurs prix & sur les effets de l'agriculture

      Berlin 1755 - One volume in 12mo; XVIII, 435, (1) PP.; contemp. mottled calf, spine fully gilt in compartments with gilt lettering-piece, marbled endpapers, red edges, back cover with small wormhole, contemporary ink annotations to front fly-leaf and title page, else clean and crisp, a good copy. Fourth edition, greatly expanded. Herbert (1700-58) was farmer-general of the royal mail coaches and one of the first to advocate free trade of corn in France. For McCulloch this work is an excellent treatise which may be placed at the head of the works on commerce that had appeared in France. McCulloch p. 84, Higgs 987, Kress 6443, INED 2256 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dieter Stecher]
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        Opuscula pathalogica. accedunt experimenta de respiratione.

      . Lausannae, Sumpt Marci-Mic Bousquet & Soc., 1755, 8°, 304 pp., 3 gefalt. Kupfertafeln, feiner Pappband d.Zt.. First Edition! - - The first complete edition of Haller's "De respiratione experimenta anatomica,Quibus Aeris Inter Pulmonem et Pleuram, Absentia Demonstratur, et Musculorum Intercostalium Internorum Officium Adseritur" is also included in this book. The first two parts were published in 1746 and 1747 while the third was published in Opuscula sua anatomica in 1751. The fourth part together with a new preface for the entire work is printed here for the first time. It is the first investigation into the role that the intercostal muscles have in respiration. A special section following this work contains a bibliography of Haller's works. - - Albrecht von Haller (1708-1877) here presents sixty-two selected case histories with related autopsy findings for a wide variety of disease conditions. In discussing the pathology of a case of torticollis, he expressed doubts about the therapeutic effectiveness of myotomy. He was well aware of the dangers of tracheal and vascular compression in individuals with large goiters, and was perhaps the first to describe calcification of the pericardium. By experimenting with dogs and cats, he showed that fluid is swallowed and aspirated into the lungs during drowning while this does not happen when the body is submerged after death. -cf. Heirs of Hippocrates - - Heirs of Hippocrates No.884; Bedford; Wellcome III p.199; Waller 4015. Blocker Coll., p.177; Bedford Cat. 897 - 1756 English translation, though this omitted the tract on respiration.

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        Portrait, Schabkunstblatt (Plattengröße 31,3 x 19,3 cm).

      . Leupold ad vivum pinx. I.I. Haid excudit A.V. (Augsburg). - Schabkunst aus J.Bruckner, Bilder-sal heutiges Tages lebender Schriftsteller, Zehntes Zehend, Augsburg, 1755, Blattgröße 37 x 22 cm.. Hüftbild von vorn hinter einer Brüstung, mit der Rechten über Büchern und Manuskirpten demonstrierend, sich mit dem linken Arm auf einen Sockel stützend, darauf das freiherliche Wappen mit Schildhaltern. Unten 5 Zeilen lateinischen Textes. Die Unterschrift bezeichnet van Swieten als Mitglied gelehrter Gesellschaften in Paris und Bologna. - Gerhard van Swieten (1700-72), M.D. Leyden. Physician to the Empress Maria Theresia; founder of Vienna Medical School. - Portr. Wellcome Inst. Hist. Med., R.Burgess No.2861.1.

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        COMMENTARIUS IUS SUSATENSE ANTIQUISSIMUM EX GENUINIS LEGUM ET ANTIQUITATUM GERMANICARUM FONTIBUS AD ILLUSTRANDAM IURISPRUDENTIAM GERMANICAM DEDUCTUS [G]

      Adami Melchiorus, Francofurti/ Lipsiae 1755 - 18th Century; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" ; 190, [10] pages; A work of law largely in Latin with some parallel low German. Title page printed in red and black. Head pieces and tail pieces. In later binding. Graphic of book exterior available. Provenance Karl Schaub- bookplate. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; 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

      London: W. Strahan for J. And P. Knapton et al, 1755. Two volumes complete - Volume One - [A]2, B-K2, a-c2, d1, B-13A, 13B-14Z and Volume Two - Par1, 15A-16Z, 17A-17Z1, 18A-22E, 22F-22Z, 23A-27D2, 27E-28Z1, 29A-31C2. Modern full morocco, raised bands, spine in seven panels, old leather title label to second panel. Covers slightly rubbed, one or two spots of discolouring, light damp staining to foot of covers. Internally lightly browned throughout, ink stain to fore-edge of last few signatures of volume one, mainly to text-block, but just creeping over onto fore-edge of the last few pages, ink spots to 9O2v. Both front endpapers have repairs to margins, previous owners names to endpapers. Titles in red and black. One of two thousand copies issued. Fleeman 54.4D/1a; PMM 201; Rothschild 1237. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. Folio.

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        Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland . . .

      Paris 1755 - Original outline color; excellent condition with a strong impression. Excellent example of the French edition of the definitive colonial map of Virginia and Maryland, which ¿became the preeminent map of Virginia for the remainder of the eighteenth century¿ (Stephenson & McKee). It appeared just a few years after the original edition, which is believed to have been published between 1753 and 1754. Moreover, most surviving copies of the English edition were printed in the 1770's and therefore postdate this French edition. The map had semi-official status, as it was the result of orders from the Board of Trade to colonial governors to prepare maps of their provinces. Another impetus for the map was the great westward push of settlement toward the Valley of Virginia. The map "shows distances between Virginia cities. It is also the first printed map to show parallel ridges and valleys in the Appalachian Mountain range in their correct direction" -- Schwartz/Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America, pp. 158-59. Peter Jefferson was the father of the third president and Surveyor of Albemarle County. Cf. Stephenson & McKee, Virginia in Maps, Map II-21A-D; Pedley 470, state 3.

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        Bibliotheca Smithiana, seu Catalogus Librorum D. Josephi Smithii Angli per Cognoma Authorum dispositus.

      Typis Jo. Baptiasta Pasquali,, Venetiis, 1755 - Cm. 24, pp. (8) xliii (1) 519 (1), 348 (4). Alcune testate incise. Legatura di poco posteriore in mezza pelle con punte, dorso liscio con fregi e titoli su tassello. Esemplare con il frontespizio sostituito in copia manoscritta d'epoca posteriore. In ottimo stato di conservazione, fresco e marginoso. Si tratta della terza edizione, la più completa, di questa descrizione della celebre collezione di libri del consule britannico a Venezia Joseph Smith. Sono quindi elencati migliaia di opere pregiate tra cui molti incunaboli. La vasta appendice di 352 pagine finali comprende la riproposizione completa di 200 prefazione, dediche ed epiloghi contenute nei volumi stampati prima del 1500. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Partie De L'Amerique Septentrionale . qui comprend Le Cours De L'Ohio, La Nlle. Angleterre, La Nlle York, Le New Jersey, La Pensylvanie, Le Maryland, La Virginie, La Caroline

      1755. Paris 1755 - Finely engraved French map of the eastern coast of North America, with original outline in watercolor. Title depicted within a cartouche. Part of Carolina is shown inset. Robert de Vaugondy were leading map makers in eighteenth century France. In, 1757, they published The Atlas Universal, one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. This is extracted from that atlas. This is one of the earliest maps to place the names of the Indian Villages of Owegy (Owego), Ossiningo (Binghamton) and Onaquaga (Deposit area). .

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        An Essay Upon the Life, Writings, and Character, Of Dr. Jonathan Swift

      Interspersed with some occasional Animadversions Upon the Remarks of a late critical Author, And upon the Observations of an anonymous Writer on those Remarks. By Deane Swift, Esq; [sic] To which is added, That Sketch of Dr. Swift&#146;s Life, written by the Doctor himself, which was lately presented By the Author of this Essay to the University Of Dublin. London, Printed for Charles Bathurst, at the Cross-Keys, Opposite St. Dunstan&#146;s Church in Fleetstreet [sic]. 1755. Demy 8vo; blank before half-title; Errata leaf at end; pp.[vi (unpaged)]+375+[i (publisher&#146;s advertisements)]+53 (last page Errata)+[i (blank)]; [A]<SUP>3</SUP>, B - I, K - U, X -Z, Aa<SUP>8</SUP>, Bb<SUP>4</SUP>; [2]A - [2]C<SUP>8</SUP>, [2]D<SUP>3</SUP>; original blue-grey paper covered boards, cream paper spine, label; a.e. uncut. Recently re-backed with period paper in imitation of the original, and with new end-papers of period paper; original boards a little scuffed and marked; Q7 and 8, and R1, 2, 3, and 4 show some foxing to blank lower margins; S4 and S5 slit from the lower margins into text (v. note) this being repaired without the use of tissue and without loss of text; flaw in blank lower margin of 2A6; otherwise a very nice copy. The first state of text, with S4 and S5 slit for cancellation, but not cancelled, l.18 on p.263 reading &#145;Dean WINTER&#146; in upper and lower case instead of &#145;DEAN WINTER&#146; all in upper case. This is sufficient to distinguish the cancels, but there are other differences: the catchwords on pp.263, 264, and 265 reading respectively here &#145;extreamly&#146;, &#145;VANESSA&#146;S&#146;, and &#145;the&#146; rather than &#145;have&#146;, &#145;HERSED&#146;, and &#145;gion&#146;, the text being also differently arranged, the first prose paragraph on p.265 being moved in the cancel and run on after &#145;concubine&#146; at the foot of p.263 and top of p.264. CBEL, II, p.581; Rothschild, 1989; Teerink-Scouten, 1345; ESTC, T148532: none of these noting the cancels. With the initial blank not present in the rebound Rothschild copy, but without the two added leaves of trade (R. Thyer) advertisements present there. Coincidences of the chainlines combined with faint off-printing suggest that the Errata leaf, though numbered as p.53 of the second part, was actually printed as A2 of the first part (the prelims. having, as usual, been printed last), the present A2 and A3 being actually A3 and A4, and together with the four leaves of gathering Bb completing a full sheet, whilst gathering D of the second part was printed as a separate quarter sheet. In this copy F3 is signed E3; p.19 is paged 16; p159, 195; p.209, 181; p.212, 184; p.213, 177; p.216, 180; p.217, 189; p.226, 227; p.274, 275 and p.275, 274 the first letter of the first three lines on p.164 is raised above the line: all this as in every copy we have seen. The page number to p.93 is here perfect, however, suggesting perhaps an early state, as in some other copies seen it has been badly battered. The first biography of Swift, written by Deane Swift, the father of Theophilus and the cousin of Jonathan. It treats in especial of the great satirist&#146;s relations to his contemporaries. Included in the text are unpublished letters from Dr. Swift, and a good deal of material by others of his circle, (among this a poem by &#145;Stella&#146;). The front blank bears the contemporary inscription &#145;D: N: 1755 - Read&#146; All books listed by Robert Temple are first editions unless otherwise stated.

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        L'Office de la Quinzaine de Pasque, Latin-Francois, a l'Usage de Rome et de Paris, pour la Maison de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans, Premier Prince du Sang

      chez d'Houry, seul Imprimeur-Librare de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orleans, Paris 1755 - Octavo. Frontispiece illustration, some head and tail pieces. . Slight rubbing of edges and spine bands, else fine full brown leather, with the armorial plate of Louis-Philippe Ier, duc d'Orl&#142;ans (1725-1785) on covers, extra gilt, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE ET COMMERCE DES COLONIES ANGLOISES, Dans L'Amerique Septentrionale, Où l'on trouve l'état actuel de leur population, & des détails curieux fur la constitution de leur gouvernement, principalement fur celui de la Nouvelle-Angleterre, de la Pensilvanie, de la Caroline & de la Géorgie

      London Chez Le Breton 1755 - First edition. 12mo, in an early binding of marbled boards backed in cloth, gilt spine. xxiv, 336. With small library stamp on the title-page and verso, small library label at the foot of the spine, otherwise a near-fine copy. John Huske's "The Present State of North America, London, 1735" is principally translated from this work. Very scarce in the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire d'architecture civile et hydraulique, et des arts qui en dépendent: comme la maçonnerie, la charpenterie, la menuiserie, la serrurerie, le jardinage, &c. la construction des ponts & chaussées, des ecluses, & de tous les ouvrages hydrauliques. Ouvrage servant de suite au Cours d'architecture du même auteur. Nouvelle édition corrigée, & considérablement augmentée.

      1755 - Paris, chez C. A. Jombert, 1755. Large 4:o. XIV,366,(2) pp. & 1 printed table. Contemporary slightly worned marbled calf with raised bands and gilt spine. Red edges. A crack in the upper part of front hinge and a few wormholes in the lower part of the spine. Occasional foxing and minor stains. A few pages slightly browned. With the signature of Åke Setterwall dated 1939. Brunet II 540. Complete. First separate edition. This work was previously published as a part of the author's "Cours d'architecture" with the title "Explication des termes d'architecture". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Code de la Nature, ou le véritable Esprit de ses Loix, de tous tems négligé ou méconnu.

      Par-tout, Chez le vrai sage 1755 - in-12, 236-[4] pp., beau fauve, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges (rel. de l'époque). Édition originale rare de cette ?uvre maîtresse de la pensée utopique du XVIIIe siècle ; le Code de la Nature est la justification et l'apologie de l'utopie sociale proposée, sous une forme romanesque et poétique, dans la Basiliade. Titre imprimé en rouge et noir ; vignette gravée par Rack, sur la page de titre. Bel exemplaire. Hartig & Soboul, 55 ; Ruyer, 199 ; Lichtenberger, 108 ; Versins, 602. ; Kress, 5457 ; Goldsmiths, 9074 ; Einaudi, 4031. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Canada Louisane et Terres Angloises

      Paris 1755 - There is an inset map entitled "Le Fleuve Saint-Laurent" in the lower right hand corner., Size : 865x1140 (mm), 34x44.875 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline, 0 Excellent laid on acid free canvas for long term preservation

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        The Miscellaneous Works of the Late Reverend and Learned Conyers Middleton, DD. 5 volume set

      London R. Manby in the Old Bailey, near Ludgate-hill; and H.S. Cox in Pater-noster Row 1755. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed. Spines scuffed. Offsetting from title portrait in volume I and some marks in margins of preface section otherwise overall contents bright. Heraldic book-plate on paste-downs First Edition Contemporary calf 220mm x 120mm (9" x 5"). 427pp; 456pp; 468pp; 408pp; 372pp, + index. Engraved portrait frontispiece in volume I, and fold out plan in volume IV. Heraldic book-plate of Henry Cockburn 'Vigilans et Audax.'.

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        Canada et Louisiane

      Paris 1755 - First state of this important map of the eastern portion of North America, published on the eve of the French and Indian War. "Covers the eastern part of North America from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Includes inset extensions of Louisiana and the present southeastern United States. Shows provinces, numerous towns and cities, forts, mines, rivers, Indian villages and tribal territory, the Great Lakes, and relief. Also includes an inset view, 'Sault du Niagara.' Color is used to identify French, Spanish, and English territorial claims. Annotated in French to show 'les pretensions des Anglois' particularly with regard to boundaries and treaties concerning Nova Scotia" (Sellers and Van Ee). The present first state was published in 1755. With the outbreak of the American Revolution engendering increasing demand for American maps, Le Rouge reworked the plate (adding the boundaries of the new States) and re-titled it Theatre de la guerre en Amérique in 1777. He then re-worked it again and published it in 1787 with the title Carte d'une partie de l'Amérique Septentrionale pour servir a l'Histoire de la dernière guerre . The present first state, however, published on the eve of the French and Indian War is scarce. McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 755.23; Sellers and Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 33. Engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. Large inset of the upper Mississippi, inset map of the lower Mississippi and the Gulf, small inset view of Niagara Falls.

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        A Select Collection of Original Letters; Written by the most Eminent Persons, on various Entertaining Subjects, And on many Important Occasions: From the Reign of Henry the Eighth, to the present Time.

      London: Printed for J. and J. Rivington. and R. and J. Dodsley. 1755 - FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. 2 volumes. 12mo, 194 x 114 mms., pp. v [vi blank], 336; [ii], 303 [304 blank], original boards, uncut, with ms. label "Dodsley's Letters" on each spine; occasional contemporary ink annotation slight cracking of front joint volume 1, spines a bit soiled, but a very good set as originally issued. John Duncombe (1729 - 1786), like many Church of England clergymen in the 18th century, was also a writer on a wide variety of topics, including a much-admired poem celebrating the accomplishments of British women, the Feminiad (1754); his wife, Susannah Duncombe (neé Highmore) was an accomplished poet and artist. This volume contains letters by Sir Francis Bacon, Sir Walter Raleigh, John Locke, Queen Anne, the Ear of Rochester, George Etherege, William Wycherley, William Congreve, Dean Swift, Alexander Pope, the Duke of Marlborough, Elizabeth Rowe, and number by "Mrs. Jones to the Hon. Miss Lovelace." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur la fortification. A La Haye, de l&#39;imprimerie de Daniel Monnier, MDCCLV. Am Ende: A La Haye, de l&#39;imprimerie de Daniel Monnier, MDCCLV

      Den Haag, Gosse 1755. 22 cm. Kupfertitel, 4, (4), 186 Seiten und 8 ausfaltbare Kupfertafeln und 20 gestochenen Vignetten auf Textseiten von J. V. Schley. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit - Barbier II, 240 c - Jordan 1706 - Die Kupfer zeigen Grundrisse und Pläne, die Vignetten mit Geschützen und Ansichten verschiedener Befestigungsarten. Etwas berieben, stellenweise Feuchtigkeitsränder. - Sprache / Language: Französisch / French -

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        Die grünen Armpolypen. Die geschwänzten und ungeschwänzten zackigen Wasserflöhe und eine besondere Art kleiner Wasseraale.

      Regensburg, Emanuel Adam Weiß, 1755. - Large 4to. (6), 94 pp. With 3 folding coloured engr. plates. Unsophisticated, clean contemp. boards. All edges red. First edition. - One of several works by the Regensburg naturalist about lower animals. The meticulously coloured plates show water fleas, polyps, and eels. A fine copy. Nissen (BBI) 3622. Cobres 371, 20. Cf. Reich 54. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon

      London A Millar 1755. Some foxing and page-edge browning. Modern rebind First Edition Brown hardback boards with tooled brown leather spine 170mm x 100mm (7" x 4"). 228pp.

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        MEMOIRES ECRITS PAR ELLE-MEME.

      - A Londres, 1755. 3 volumes in-12, plein veau raciné du temps, dos lisses ornés de faux nerfs dorés formant des caissons ornés de petits fers aux angles et de fleurons centraux, tranches marbrées, (1f+ft+t+321+1f),(1f+ft+t+298),(1f+ft+t+284pp+1f). Cachets de bibliothèque, sinon ensemble plaisant, propre et bien relié.EDITION ORIGINALE; celle décrite par Brunet (23899) est en 4 volumes (également imprimée à Londres), de même que Rahir (p. 645). Les mémoires en eux-mêmes sont complets, notre édition se terminant par ces mots: "madame de Staal, femme du capitaine aux gardes Suisses, maréchal de camp, est morte cette nuit". Un 4° volume publié la même année comporte 2 pièces supplémentaires. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte Reduite des Detroits de Malaca, Sincapour, et du Gouverneur

      Department de la Marine, Paris 1755 - The areas that are depicted by the map are the southern tip of Malaysia, the Straits of Malacca, the northern coast of Sumatra and finally Singapore. There is also and inset showing the different elevations of the islands that are present. The large cartouche that is located in the lower left also includes a dedication in addition to the title., Size : 570x885 (mm), 22.375x34.875 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline Very Good, minor restoration along the central fold.

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        A View of the Palace of Chantilli, taken from the Principal Entrance / Vue du Chateau de Chantilli, prise du cote de la Principale Entree

      Sold by J. Boydell, Engraver at the Unicorn the corner of Queen Street in Cheapside, London 1755 - A magnificent view of a stunning chateau in Chantilly, France by the celebrated landscape engraver Jacques Rigaud. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst English and European artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record their country's natural beauties. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, artists and printmakers began to publish topographical prints of important sights and architectural attractions. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside they were meant to encourage public recognition of national treasures. These topographical prints were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a memento of their travels, or at those vicarious tourists who collected topographical prints instead of traveling. By joining this printing trend Jacques Rigaud made a name for himself in both France and England, and became one of the most successful French landscape engravers. He dedicated his artistic life to producing delicate engraving of national beauties across France. He executed a large series of works depicting France's stately homes and he worked in England, where he was commissioned to illustrate the celebrated gardens at Stowe. Rigaud's work influenced an entire generation of English and French printmakers; his delicate formal engravings established a classical format for topographical prints, which would be used until the onset of the nineteenth century. Le Blanc, Manuel de L'Amateur D'Estampes III, p. 337, no. 81-86 (Le Blanc mistakenly confuses Jacques Rigaud with his nephew Jean Baptiste Rigaud and attributes Jacques' work wrongly) Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802 p. 156-157. Hand-coloured engraving. Printed on laid paper. In excellent condition. Framed in a beautiful gold-leaf frame with a cream washline mount. Image size: 8 1/2 x 17 inches.

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        Razon de lo acaecido en la Ciudad de San Francisco de Quito el dia 29. de Abril de 1755. Hasta el dos de Mayo inclusive. El día 26 a las 8. de la mañana se sintió un fuerte temblor, que durò el espacio de tres minutos.

      - Extremely scarce imprint, describing the earthquake of Quito in 1755. N.d. [c1755]. Seville. Joseph Padrino. In 8vo (198 mm x 144 mm). 2 ff. Later wrappers. Fresh and clean copy, wide margins, excellent copy. Extremely scarce imprint. It accounts of the damage caused by the 1755 earthquake that affected Quito; the city was desolated and destroyed, leaving in total chaos, ravage and disorder ruled the city, too such an extent that the authorities had to declare the penalty of death to those who committed theft ¿que a el que se le justificare hurto mayor de veinte pesos, se le aplicarà la pena de muerte, a cuyo fin se han levantado horcas en los lugares públicos¿. Palau, 248788. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        El Nuevo Atlas Universal Abreviado ó Nuevo Compendio De Lo Más Curioso De La Geographia Universal Tomo Sexto :Tratado Abreviado De La Marineria

      Jaime Certa, Leon De Francia 1755 - El nuevo atlas universal abreviado, nuevo compendio de lo más curioso de la Geographia universal, politica histó rica, según el estado presente del mundo, ilustrado con 77 mapas figuras enriquecido con un breve tratado de geo graphia antigua, muy útil para los curiosos déla historia antigua, por D. Francisco Giustiniani, P. R. Nueva edi ción, con unas augmentaciones conciderables, también im portantes que necesarias. En León de Francia, por Jaime Certa, año de 17S5- Con aprobación privilegio real. Seis tomos en 8." con las portadas en rojo negro. El tomo vi, que es el que principalmente interesa nuestro ob jeto, comprende un Tratado abreviado de la marinería; Compendio de la navegación Theoria de la manoeuvra de los bajeles. El tratado abreviado de la marinería define los diferentes bajeles de la época, la composición de sus equipajes, nomen clatura de las partes del vaso, arboladura velamen, distin ción de banderas nacionales, raciones, organización interior, etcétera. El compendio de navegación trata de los instrumentos,' cartas, vientos, corrientes, diarios, enfermedades de la gente de mar, etiquetas, etc., con un diccionario de los términos más usados en los buques. En la teoría de la manoeuvra explica el más ventajoso ma nejo de las velas el timón.Un mapa plegado de un Bagel , con todas sus características, otro con la Rosa de los Vientos,más 5 figuras en el texto, 11 tablas,23 desplegables,242 pgs, letras capitulares , colofones, cubierta a dos tintas.Encuadernación en plena piel de época , tejuelos, hierros, cortes tintados.Algunas páginas ligeramente amarronadas. 20x14 Cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Polymetis: or, An Enquiry concerning the Agreement Between the Works of the Roman Poets, and Remains of the Antient Artists. Being An Attempt to illustrate them mutually from one another.

      London: R. and J. Dodsley 1755 - Second edition, folio, vi, 361, (1) pp. Portrait frontispiece, offset onto the title, and 41 plates, 4 double page, some light foxing, light staining to a couple of plates, only just affecting the image on one, some edgewear to title with a few small repairs. Contemporary calf, some wear, handsomely rebacked with restoration to the corners, spine with gilt tooling retaining the original black label. An "an agreeable book, owing to the urbanity of its old-fashioned scholarship" (DNB), the excellent plates show a range of classical sculptures and figures.

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        Carte Des Possessions Angloises & Francoises Du Continent De L'Amerique Spetentionale.

      R. and J. Ottens, Amsterdam 1755 - First issue of the Ottens map of the French and English possessions, published on the eve of the French and Indian War. In 1755, Ottens issued a Dutch version of Jean Palairet's important map. The map showed the French and English territorial claims on the eve of the French and Indian War, with the colouring reflecting those claims. The English possessions are shown in yellow, with much of the region between the Appalachians and the Mississippi shown in pink reflecting territory occupied by English settlers or "peuples allies de l'Angleterre." The French claims are coloured in green, encompassing much of Canada and all of a vast Louisiana. French forts are circled in red and a red boundary line extends through Acadia to Lake Ontario. A second issue of the map was published following the Treaty of Paris which ended the war. In that issue, the date has been removed from the title and the colouring keys removed from either side of the scale of miles and the hand colouring on the map reflects the new boundaries following the war. A rare and colourful map of North America published on the eve of the war. Sellers & Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 58; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 755.9; Phillips, A List of Maps of America , p. 575. Engraved map, full period hand-colouring.

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        Partie orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada

      Hommann Heirs, Nurenberg 1755 - Published in "Atlas Compendarius Quinquaginta Tabularum Geographicarum Homanniaarum" c.1755, and in Homman's "Atlas Geographicus Maior" in 1759"Numerous changes have been made to the plate, notably the left hand corner, west and south of Lake Champlain has been completely re-engraved, with changes to the Saint Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, Cape Cod, and with the addition of 'Nouvelle York'. The two fishing banks at the right-hand edge of the map have been fully stippled and "Halifax" has been added. Notably 'la Pointe Riche' is added towards the top of the west coast of Newfoundland, somewhat surprisingly for a French map"-Kershaw, Size : 460x560 (mm), 18.125x22 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring, 0

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        LA NOUVELLE MAISON RUSTIQUE, OU ECONOMIE GENERALE DE TOUS LES BIENS DE CAMPAGNE - TOME SECOND

      DETERVILLE / DESTRAY 1755 - R300001451: 992 pages. Dos à 5 nerfs. Numéro tome et caissons dorés. Septième édition augmentée considérablement, et mise en meilleur ordre. avec la vertu des simple, l'apothicairerie. les decisions du droit francais sur les matières rurales. et enrichies de figures en taille - douce. Martin Saint Jean. In-4 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 630-Agriculture et techniques connexes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rime. dedicate alla Sacra Reale Maestà di Carlo Emanuele Re di Sardegna.

      presso Gian-Maria Rizzardi,, In Brescia, 1755 - Cm. 27, pp. (6) viii, ccxxxiv. Con antiporta figurata, due ritratti fuori testo, alcune grandi testate, finalini e moltissimi capolettera figurati. Leg. coeva in cart. alla rustica. Un lievissimo alone chiaro alle prime carte, peraltro bell'esemplare, fresco e marginoso. Raffinata edizione arricchita dagli eleganti intagli che adornano l'intera opera, una delle più belle produzioni della tipografia bresciana del '700. Cfr. Gamba 2223, Lapiccirella 160 e (curiosamente) Morazzoni (p. 174). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Drammaturgia. accresciuta e continuata fino all' anno MDCCLV

      Pasquali, Venezia 1755 - Cortot p. 4. Hirsch I, appendix 2. Wolffheim II, 908. Gregory-Bartlett I, 12. RISM BVI p. 81.An important early bibliography of plays, operas, and ballets to 1755, "revised and continued by Giovanni Cendoni, Apostolo Zeno and others." Gregory-Bartlett. Small quarto. Quarter vellum with dark orange decorative title label gilt to spine. 1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), [iii] ("A' Cortesi Leggitori L'Editore"), [i] (fine large woodcut device) + 1,016 columns (= 508 pp.), including the supplement (columns 837-946), additions and corrections (947- 950), and an index of authors (951-1016). With a fine woodcut device to title and occasional woodcut head- and tailpieces. A very good, wide- margined, uncut copy, with only occasional minor foxing and staining. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drammaturgia... accresciuta e continuata fino all&#39; anno MDCCLV

      Venezia: Pasquali. 1755. Small quarto. Quarter vellum with dark orange decorative title label gilt to spine. & & 1f. (half-title), 1f. (title), [iii] ("A&#39; Cortesi Leggitori L&#39;Editore"), [i] (fine large woodcut device) + 1,016 columns (= 508 pp.), including the supplement (columns 837-946), additions and corrections (947- 950), and an index of authors (951-1016). & & With a fine woodcut device to title and occasional woodcut head- and tailpieces. & & A very good, wide- margined, uncut copy, with only occasional minor foxing and staining. . Cortot p. 4. Hirsch I, appendix 2. Wolffheim II, 908. Gregory-Bartlett I, 12. RISM BVI p. 81.& & An important early bibliography of plays, operas, and ballets to 1755, "revised and continued by Giovanni Cendoni, Apostolo Zeno and others." Gregory-Bartlett.

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        TELLIAMED OU ENTRETIENS D'UN PHILOSOPHE INDIEN AVEC UN MISSIONAIRE FRANCOIS SUR LA DOMINUTION DE LA MER EN DEUX TOMES

      PIERRE GOSSE 1755 - R160112358: 336 + 372 pages. Epidermures sur les couvertures. Coins et bords frottés. Revue, corrigée et augmentée sur les origninaux de l'auteur, avec une vie de M. de Maillet. In-12 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 100-PHILOSOPHIE ET DISCIPLINES CONNEXES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Title Letters on the English Nation. By B. Angeloni . Translated from the original Italian [or rather written] by the author of the Marriage Act, a novel [i.e. J. Shebbeare] - [Complete in 2 volumes]

      London ; 1755 - Very good copies both in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the original labels laid back; very impressively finished. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 3 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le spectateur ou Le Socrate Moderne, où l'on voit un portrait naïf des moeurs de ce siècle. Traduit de l'anglois. Nouvelle édition, corrigée et augmentée d'un nouveau volume.

      Paris, Merigot, 1754-1755. - 9 vols. Smal 8vo (17x10 cm). Contemporary marbled calf, gilt ornamental borders on covers and dentelle inside, spines richly gilt, with morocco title-vignettes, edges gilt. - (leather sl. rubbed, sl. worn) Although still very good set. See picture. Vol. 1: (iv), 536 pp.; vol. 2: (iv),472 pp.; vol. 3: (iv),454 pp.; vol. 4: (iv),456 pp.; vol. 5: (iv),468 pp.; vol. 6: (iv), 466 pp.; vol. 7: (iv),478 pp.; vol. 8: (xii),484 pp.; vol. 9: Supplément: (ii: blank), (vi), 422 pp. - Covers almost all aspects of early 18th century social life. 3000g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mappa Geographica Utriusque Terrae Hemisphaerii ad emendatiora exempla adhuc edita jusfu Acad Regiae Scient et Eleg Litt Borus-Sicae desoripta

      Prussian Academy of Sciences, Germany 1755 - Size : 340x375 (mm), 13.375x14.75 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        THE PRESENT STATE OF NORTH-AMERICA. I. THE DISCOVERIES, RIGHTS AND POSSESSIONS OF GREAT- BRITAIN. II. THE DISCOVERIES, RIGHTS AND POSSESSIONS OF FRANCE. III. THE ENCROACHMENTS AND DEPREDATIONS OF THE FRENCH UPON HIS MAJESTY&#39;S TERRITORIES IN NORTH AMERICA

      London Printed, Boston, New-England, Re- printed and Sold by: D. Fowle and by Z. Fowle, 1755.. [2],64pp. and advertisement leaf. Small octavo. Antique-style three- quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, gilt leather label. A bit of light foxing. Contemporary ownership signature on titlepage. Very good. First published in London the same year, this is the very scarce first American edition. A second Boston edition (identified as such on the titlepage) was also issued in 1755, due to the great demand for the work. Huske reviews the history of North American settlement from an English point of view, then describes French aggressions in Nova Scotia, in Maine, penetration into upper New York and the Ohio country and throughout the South. Huske urges immediate war to remedy the situation. "This book was, at the time of its appearance, both inflammatory and influential. It set forth British aims in North America, making a clear, vigorous, and concise attack on the French pretension..." - Lande. Often attributed to John Huske, the North American Imprints Project, DNB, and British Museum CATALOGUE list the author as Ellis Huske (John Huske&#39;s younger brother). Ellis Huske was postmaster in Boston in 1734, preceded Benjamin Franklin as deputy postmaster general of the colonies, and was the publisher of the BOSTON WEEKLY POSTBOY for some twenty years. He died in 1755. HOWES H840, "aa." SABIN 34027. LANDE 463. EVANS 7434. NAIP w028956. WROTH, AMERICAN BOOKSHELF, p.142. DNB X, pp.322-323. APPLETON&#39;S CYCLOPÆDIA III, p.330.

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