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        THE CONTEST IN AMERICA BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE, WITH ITS CONSEQUENCES AND IMPORTANCE; GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF THE VIEWS AND DESIGNS OF THE FRENCH, WITH THE INTERESTS OF GREAT BRITAIN, AND THE SITUATION OF THE BRITISH AND FRENCH COLONIES, IN ALL PARTS OF AMERICA

      London: A. Millar, 1757. Contemporary half calf and paper boards, gilt leather label. Some edge wear, spine head slightly chipped. Internally clean. Very good. This book is almost universally ascribed to Dr. John Mitchell, resident of Virginia from 1700 to 1746 and noted physician, botanist, and geographer. The author takes an understandably pro-British stance, deriding French encroachments and outlining a "proper barrier" between the French and British possessions in North America: "...the river St. Laurence from its mouth to its source, and the Great Lakes that empty themselves into it." "[The book] shows an unusual familiarity with the internal geography of America and the affairs of the French on the lakes, the Ohio, and in Western Virginia" - Sabin. This work, along with Pownall's TOPOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION..., served as Pitt's primary source of information on America during the Seven Years' War. Sometimes ascribed to Oliver Goldsmith. HOWES M676, "aa." CHURCH 1018. SABIN 49693. THOMSON 838. TPL 264. SIMMONS 1757:28. VAIL 520.

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        A Course of Anatomico-Physiological Lectures on the Human Structure and Animal Oeconomy. 3 volume set

      James Rivington & James Fletcher, London 1757 - x, 400pp; xxx, 568pp; 605pp. Language: eng Covers and spine worn. Volume I- Front cover weak but holding. Top right hand corner of title page clipped. Volume II - Wear to spine head. Volume III - Top one inch of fep removed. Signature of previous owner on prelims of volumes I and II. Occasional foxing. Content in good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Histoire Naturelle éclaircie dans deux de ses parties principales la Lithologie et la Conchyliologie, dont l'une traite des pierres et l'autre des coquillages

      1757 - front. xxii, 394, 31 pl., (4) Paris, De Bure, 1757, in-4, front. xxii, 394, 31 pl, (4) pp, 84, cvii, [1] pp, 9 pl, Plein veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné avec pièce de titre, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque), Seconde édition pour "l'Histoire Naturelle éclairicie dans deux de ses parties principales", augmentée et beaucoup plus rare que la première publiée en 1742, et Première édition pour le texte "De la Zoomorphose". Très rare. Beau frontispice d'après Boucher et 40 pl. h.t. gravés sur cuivre. Dézallier d'Argenville possédait un cabinet dans lequel il rangeait "les objets de l'art et ceux de la nature" qu'il trouvait à l'occasion de ses nombreux voyages en Europe. La Société des Sciences de Montpellier l'avait accueilli parmi ses membres. Pour la remercier, Dézallier lui dédia son premier ouvrage d'histoire naturelle, celui, que nous présentons ici. Ex-libris : Paul Pallary - Zoologie. Paul Maurice Pallary (1869-1942) était un malacologiste, arachnologiste, zoologiste, géologue, préhistorien et archéologue français. Il nomma plus de 100 espèces de mollusques et même quelques genres (Adansonia Pallary, 1902; Corbula (Physoida) Pallary, 1900; Orania Pallary, 1900). Bel exemplaire comportant de nombreuses annotations au crayon, qui sont probablement l’œuvre du malacologiste Paul Pallardy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Naval History: or, Compleat View of the British Marine. in which The Royal Navy and the Merchant's Service Are Traced Through All Their Periods and Different Branches: with The Lives of the Admirals and Navigators Who Have Honour'd This Nation, and Distinguish'd Themselves by Their Conduct, Courage, Victories, and Discoveries. Including the Most Considerable Naval Expeditions, and Sea-Fights: Our Right to the Dominion of the Sea, and the Dignity of the British Flag: The Laws and Regulations for the Government and Oeconomy of His Majesty's Navy; and the Business and Management of the Several Royal Yards and Docks in the Kingdom. to which are added Our Right and Title to the British Colonies in North-America: and An Abstract of the Laws Now in Force for Regulating Our Trade and Commerce.

      London: R. Manby; W. Reeve; W. Bizet; P. Davey; B. Law; J. Scott, 1757. Full-Leather. Fair/No Jacket. First edition. Rebound during 20th century in full goat with red morocco spine label, gilt titles & rules, new marbled endpapers - based on appearance of edges, they were slightly trimmed when the volume was rebound, but all text and plate pages have sufficient margins that no loss occurred. Lacks frontispiece, last 7 pages of text (881-887), and index following text. Bottom portion of fold-out map absent, some loss and crude repairs to folds. Restoration to edges of a number of pages, staining to margins of others, scattered moderate foxing, small burn mark to top marginal corner of last 100 pages. 'Thomas Wickham Junior' in blank ink (from a quill) at head of introduction page. 1757 Full-Leather. lxii, 887 pp. Folio. A history of the British Royal Navy and its commanders, including Plates include: Flags of All Nations; portrait of Charles Howard, Earl of Nottingham; portrait of Sir Francis Drake; English Fleet vs. Spanish Armada; Chart of European Seas from the Gulf of Finland to the Levant. ESTC T138487. Sabin 22669. Scarce in the trade - only one copy in the trade, four records of sale at auction in the last 40 years.

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        REALES ORDENANZAS, COLEGIO DE NOTARIOS BARCELONA, REY FERNANDO SEXTO, 1757,1805

      Imprenta de Sierra y Martí. - Barcelona. Derecho, ordenanzas. 30X22. 31P. Rústica. 1757, 1805. Ref Pics 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dresden, anno 1730, Plan u nd Prospekt, Seutter Matthäus

      Seutter Matthäus, 1678 - 1757 - Dresden, anno 1730, Plan u nd Prospekt, Seutter Matthäus Dresden. – Dresda ad Albin Saxoniae., Dresden an der Elbe., Plan der Stadt, darunter Panorama. Kupferstich bei Matthäus Seutter, um 1730. Plattengröße 49,2 x 56,3 cm, Blattgröße 52 x 59,5 cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Decamerone di M. Giovanni Boccaccio...

      Londra [i.e. Paris: Prault], 1757-[1761]. Five volumes: 116 plates incl. frontispiece and engraved title-pages; 97 tailpieces; 21 cm. Although the title-pages are all dated 1757, some of the tailpieces in vols. 2-5 are dated between 1758-61. Title-pages, plates, head- and tailpieces engraved after designs mostly by Gravelot [i.e. Hubert Francis Bourguignon] but also by Boucher, Cochin & Eisen. The plates are in final state, after letters, and without the "paraphe" on verso--cf. Cohen, Guide de l'amateur, 5. d., 1886, col. 69-70. Pareni , Luoghi di Stampa Falsi p. 117; Ray "French" 15. Bound in contemporary full speckled olive leather, rebacked. Stock#OB719.

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        1757 North Atlantic map America Canada Africa Spain Virginia sea chart Bellin

      Buch 1757 - (MN 32972) "Carte Reduite de l'Ocean Occidental - Troisieme Edition" very rarelarge original engraved seachart by Bellin from 1757 shows the North Atlantic with coastal information on North and South America, Africa, Spain and France and many islands size of sheet: ca.96 x64 cm (circa37.8x25.2 inches) slightly stained at margins printed on thick laid paper very good condition Original! - No Copy! - No Reprint! Prepayment. - The Buyer pays for shipping. Insured and registered shipping worldwide. We combine shipping - if possible Viele weitere antiquarische Bücher und alte Grafiken in unserem shop! Sprache: Deutsch

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        Nienbourg une des Forteresses de l'Electorat de Hanover Capitale du Comté de Hoya

      Paris, G. L. le Rouge,, 1757 - Grosser, seltener Plan von Nienburg mit Umgebung von G. L. Le Rouge. Zeigt die Stadt mit Fort an der Weser. Mit Kartusche, Kompassrose, Meilenzeiger, und zwei Legenden. Wir konnten nur zwei Exemplare dieser Karte in Bibliotheken ausmachen: Eine befindet sich in der Sammlung Ryhiner in Bern, eine weitere in der British Library. - Sehr gute Erhaltung. - A large and rare map of Nienburg with its surroundings by Le Rouge. Showing the fortified city at the Weser, one cartouche, a mileage scale, a compass rose and two keys. We only could locate two examples of this print in libraries: One in the Ryhiner collection in Bern, another one in the British Library. - Perfect conditions.

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        Histoire héroïque et universelle de la noblesse de Provence

      - A Avignon, chez la Veuve Girard 1757 - 1759 et 1786 pour le tome 3. 3 tomes en 2 volumes in-4 reliés plein veau blond. Dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, titres dorés. Filet doré sur les plats. Roulettes sur les coupes. Un feuillet blanc, faux titre, titre, frontispice gravé et épître. XIV + 549 page + un feuillet blanc et Un feuillet blanc, faux titre, titre, 607 pages + Un feuillet blanc, titre : Histoire héroïque et universelle de la Noblesse de Provence avec les Cartes Armoriales. Tome troisième. Supplément. A Avignon chez François Seguin 1786. VIII + 352 pages et un feuillet blanc. Ex-libris. Les planches d'armoiries sont découpées et les blasons ont été collés d'une façon parfaite en marge de chaque famille. La page 483 du tome 1 est détachée ainsi que la page 125 du tome 2. Quelques épidermures, sinon bel exemplaire bien relié. Rare édition originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commentarius de republica in America lusitana, atque hispana a' Jesuitis instituta belloque ab his cum Hispaniae, lusitaniaeque exercitibus gesto, ex iis quae asservantur in secretioribus conclavibus legatorum, qui cum plena regum potestate negotia huc pertinentia en America administrabant, aliisque instrumentis certae auctoritatis concinnatus.

      A translation into Neo-Latin of Relaçaõ abbreviada da republica, que os religiosos Jesuitas . . . estabeleceraõ nos dominios ultramarinos [etc.] published at Lisbon in 1757, and written by or at the instance of Minister Pombal. It was part of this minister's platform to reduce the power of the Jesuits and to remove them from the Portuguese empire; and without a doubt the immediate impetus for this work was the War of the Seven Reductions (i.e, the Guarani War) that pitted the combined forces of Spain and Portugal against the Guarani living in seven Jesuit reductions in Paraguay. This was, both in the Portuguese and the Latin versions, circulated as a propaganda tool in the diplomatic war that Pombal waged in Europe against the Society of Jesus. Provenance: Ex-Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, with its stamp showing this a deaccessioned duplicate. Searches of NUC and WorldCat locate only six U.S. libraries reporting ownership of this edition.

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        Denckwürdigkeiten Friedrichs des Großen, jetztregierenden Königs in Preußen. Titel der Folgebände: Denkwürdigkeiten Friedrichs, des Grossen, itzt regierenden Königs in Preussen. 9 (von 14) Bänden. Band 1-6 und 8-10. ES FEHLEN DIE BÄNDE 7 und 11-14 (von 14). Mit einem Titelkupfer und einem gestochenen Porträt-Frontispiz im ersten Band.

      (Gotha: Mevius) 1757-1763. Jeder Band ca. 600 Seiten. Schlichte Pappbände der Zeit, teilweise mit handschriftlichen Rückenschildchen, Klein-Oktav, 18 x 11 cm. (Rücken fehlt bei Band 2, insgesamt stärker berieben und bestoßen, Überzugspapier teilweise abgelöst, teilweise mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren, Wurmspuren - auch mit Buchstabenverlust - und papierbedingter Bräunung. Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt!) Erste Ausgabe des anonym erschienen Werks. Umfangreiche Folge der äußerst seltenen zeitgenössischen Biographie Friedrichs II., die die Geschichte Preußens vom Regierungsantritt Friedrichs bis zum Jahre 1765 erfasst (der 14. Band erschien 1766). Das Titelkupfer in Band 1 zeigt eine kleine Ansicht Berlins, in Band 3 findet sich eine mehrfach gefaltete Tafel \"Etat der Königlich-Preußischen Armeen 1757.\" und in Band 5 die Tafel \"Schlachtordung der Preußischen Arme [!] in dem Treffen bey Kunnersdorf, vom 12. August 1759.\" - Holzmann-Bohatta II, 4283 (nennt als Verfasser Johann Christoph Adelung) - nicht bei Henning - die Staatsbibliothek Berlin hat als Verfasser nicht Adelung, sondern Johann Christian Hörning ermittelt - bei der Verlagsangabe folgen wir der Universitätsbibliothek Köln. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Geschichte;Militaria;Deutschland;Deutschland 18. Jahrhundert;Friedrich der Grosse;Kulturgeschichte;Biographien]

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Tob. Conrad Lotter, "Magni Ducatus Finlandiae .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1757, 48,5 x 57 Oben links Kartusche mit heraldischem und fig. Schmuck. Die 7 Provinzen durch unterschiedliche Kolorierung gekennzeichnet.- Schöne Karte

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        Kst.- Karte, n. A. Drentwet jun. b. Tob. Conrad Lotter, "Magni Turcarum Dominatoris Imperium per Europam, Asiam, et Africam .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1757, 49,5 x 57 Unten links große, unkol. Titelkartusche. - Zeigt die Türkei zwischen Adria und dem indischen Ozean.

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        The NONPAREIL or, the Quintessence of Wit and Humour being A choice selection of those Pieces that were most admired in the ever-to-be-remember'd MIDWIFE or OLD WOMAN'S MAGAZINE Pieces which (as a celebrated Author observes) will stand the Test of all Ages and live to be read 'till Time is no more To which is added An INDEX to MANKIND or Maxims selected from the Wits of all Nations For the Benefit of the present Age and Prosperity Interspersed with some Axioms in Life and seasonable Reflections by the same Author with A PREFACE by her good friend the late Mr POPE

      London: Printed for T Carnan 1757 - Pagination - viii + 9-229pp; 68pp. Half leather - recent binding with gilt titles on label; red buckram like boards; marbled end papers. Unusual book in good condition with two pages repaired [see photo] and a remarkable prediction by "an Author who shall write an History of England in the Year 1931, with Part of the Contents in his 23rd Chapter. by Mrs Midnight "Tis now near two centuries since the inhabitants of this island contracted a mischievious habit of drinking gin, which has been fatal to all their race, and is the reason why we are now the most diminutive creatures upon the earth. .probably the same Newbery who wrote the heroic poem entitled The Benefit of Eating Beef a sort of food much in repute in those days though now not digestible by our puny stomachs.At that time [1731] we made glorious figure in history, we were respected by other nations and it was no wonder then to see an Englishman six feet thigh and his hat cock'd; whereas the mightiest of us now is not above two and a half , and we hang down our heads and are despised by all the people of the world". Christopher Smart (1722 - 1771) Christopher Smart (April 11, 1722 - May 21, 1771), English poet, son of Peter Smart, of an old north country family, was born at Shipbourne, Kent. His father was steward for the Kentish estates of William, Viscount Vane, younger son of Lord Barnard of Raby Castle, Durham. Christopher Smart received his first schooling at Maidstone, and then at the grammar school of Durham. He spent part of his vacations at Raby Castle, and his gifts as a poet gained him the patronage of the Vane family. Henrietta, duchess of Cleveland, allowed him a pension of 40 which was paid until her death in 1742. Thomas Gray, writing to his friend Thomas Wharton in 1747, warned hini to keep silence about Smarts delinquencies lest they should come to the ears of Henry Vane (afterwards earl of Darlington), and endanger his allowance. At Cambridge, where he was entered at Pembroke College in 1739, he spent much of his time in taverns, and got badly into debt, but in spite of his irregularities he became fellow of his college, praelector in philosophy and keeper of the common chest in 1745. In November 1747 he was compelled to remain in his rooms for fear of his creditors. At Cambridge he won the Seaton prize for a poem on one of the attributes of the Supreme Being in 1750 (he won the same prize in 1751, 1752, 1753 and 1755); and a farce entitled A Trip to Cambridge, or The Grateful Fair, acted in. 1747 by the students of Pembroke, was from his pen. In 1750 he contributed to The Student, or The Oxford and Cambridge Monthly Miscellany. During one of his visits to London he had made the acquaintance of John Newbery, the publisher, whose step-daughter, Anna Maria Carman, he married, with the result of forfeiting his fellowship in 1753. About 1752 he left Cambridge permanently, for London, though he kept his name on the college books, as he had to do in order to compete for the Seaton. prize. He wrote in London under the pseudonym of Mary Midnight and Pentweazle. He had edited The Midwife, or the Old Womans Magazine (1751-1753), and had a hand in many other Grub Street productions. Some criticisms made by Sir John Hill (1716 ?1775) on his Poems on Several Occasions (1752) provoked his satire of the Hilhiad (1753), noteworthy as providing the model for the Rohliad. In 1756 he finished a prose translation of Horace, which was widely used, but brought him little profit. He agreed in the same year to produce a weekly paper entitled The Universal Visitor, for which Samuel Johnson wrote some numbers. In 1751 Smart had shown symptoms of mental aberration, which developed into religious mania. Smart was wont to accost passers-by in Hyde Park and demand that they kneel down and pray for him, and between 1756 and 1758 he was in St. Luke's Hospital, an asylum. Dr Johnson visited him and thought that he ought to have been at large. He once stated, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas geographico del Reyno de España e Islas adjacentes, con una breve descripción de sus provincias

      En casa de D. Antonio Sanz, Madrid 1757 - Dispuesto para la utilidad publica por D. Thomas Lopez, pensionista de S.M.en la corte de Paris. Dedicado al Excmo. S. D. Jaime Masones de Lima y Soto - Mayor. 21 fól. desd. : il. (18 mapas núm. 4 a 21) : (11,5 cm) : Enc. Muito bom exemplar. Encadernação coeva inteira de carneira com ferrosa a seco nas pastas e a ouro na lombada. Raríssima edição, provavélmente a segunda o Plano de Madridd está datado 1759, deste atlas de bolso. Está completo e apresenta as seguintes cartas geograficas: 1. España (Mapa geral); 2. Plano de Madrid; 3. Castilla La Nueva; 4. Castilla La Vieja; 5. León; 6. Extremadura; 7. Andalucia; 8. Granada; 9. Murcia; 10. Valencia; 11. Galicia; 12. Principado de Asturias; 13. Vizcaya, Guipúzcoa, Álava y Rioja; 14. Navarra; 15. Aragon; 16. Cataluña; 17. Reyno de Mallorca; 18. Reyno de Portugal.

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        Mémoires sur l'art de la guerre, de Maurice, Comte de Saxe, Duc de Courlande et de Sémigalle, Maréchal des Armées de S. M. T. etc. Nouvelle édition conforme à l'original et augmentée du Traité des légions, ainsi que de quelques Lettres de cet illustre capitaine sur ses opérations militaires.

      A Dresde [Dresden], Chez George Conrad Walther, Libraire du Roi 1757. - 8°. 4 Bll., 493 SS., 2 Bll. Titel in Rot und Schwarz. 3 Falttabellen i. Text, 13 gest. Falttafeln i. Anhang (so cpl.). Perg. d.Zt. (etwas fleckig, Rücken i. Fuss mit Resten einer Etikette) mit mont. Rückenschild (dieses etwas fleckig), alls. rot gesprenkelter Schnitt. Erste Lage leicht gebräunt, Seiten wenig (stock-) fleckig. Etwas Alters-, wenig eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren, div. hs. Nummern a. Vorsatzspiegel, Vortitel u. Titel, mehrf. ident. gestempelt (österr. Militärbibliothek). Gesamthaft weitestgehend sauberes, recht gutes u. relativ gepflegtes Exemplar. Jordan 2621; BNF no. FRBNF32607109; vgl. google ch/books (online). - Stempel (auch alle Tfn. verso) ?Bibliothek K. K. Marine? - Erstmals postum in Grossformat bzw. in 2 Oktav-Bänden 1756 unter dem Titel ?Les Rêveries, ou Mémoires sur l'art de la guerre, de Maurice, comte de Saxe? (vgl. BNF und Graesse; Jordan 2617 u. 2618). -- Moritz Graf von Sachsen (Goslar 1696-1750 Chambord), französischer Feldherr. ?1709 ins sächsische Heer eingetreten, sammelte der 1711 legitimierte natürliche Sohn Augusts des Starken im Kampf gegen Franzosen, Schweden und konföderierte Polen erste militärische Erfahrungen. 1716/17 nahm er als Volontär am 1. Türkenkrieg Kaiser Karls VI. teil und wechselte später mit dem Rang eines ?maréchal de camp? (7.8.1720) in französische Dienste über. [.] Den Polnischen Thronfolgekrieg machte er [.] in der französischen Rheinarmee [Armée du Rhin] mit. Während des Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieges kämpfte Moritz von Sachsen 1741-1743 im Verband der ?Hilfstruppen?, die König Ludwig XV. von Frankreich Karl (VII.) Albrecht gegen Maria Theresia zur Verfügung stellte. [. Er wurde] zum Marschall von Frankreich ernannt (26.3.1744) und anschliessend auf dem niederländischen Kriegsschauplatz eingesetzt. Hier [in Flandern, im Rahmen des Österreichischen Erbfolgekrieges 1740-1748] gelangen ihm mit den Siegen von Fontenoy (11.5.1745), Rocourt [Rocour, Roccourt, i.e. Schlacht bei Roucoux] (11.10.1746) und Laaffelt (2.7.1747) und der Eroberung der wichtigsten Plätze (darunter im Mai 1748 Maastricht) entscheidende Erfolge gegen die Verbündeten. [.] Nach Kriegsende zog sich der im April 1746 naturalisierte, mit Ehrungen und Würden [.] reich bedachte ?maréchal de Saxe? ins Privatleben zurück und verbrachte seine letzten Lebensjahre vorwiegend in Chambord, das ihm Ludwig XV. 1745 überlassen hatte. Auf militärtheoretischem Gebiet leistete Moritz von Sachsen, einer der bedeutendsten Feldherren des 18. Jahrhunderts, mit den Ende 1732 entstandenen ?Rêveries? (1756 von Z. de Pazzi de Bonneville erstmals herausgebracht) einen wesentlichen, die fernere kriegswissenschaftliche Diskussion befruchtenden Beitrag. [.]? (M. Hochedlinger, in: NDB 18, 1997). - In Paris ?legte er in seiner Schrift ?Mes Rêveries? 1732 (?1757) seine weit über die zeitgenössische Theorie und Praxis hinausgehenden Gedanken zu einer neuen Strategie nieder, die Friedrich den Grossen von Preussen stark beeinflussten.? (Rössler/Franz, Biogr. Wörterbuch zur deutschen Geschichte, 1952, p. 601). Bemerkenswerterweise findet sich heute kaum eine eingehendere fachspezifische Würdigung, die es erlauben würde, diese Theorie in relativ einfacher Weise einem Kanon der Kriegskunst einzufügen (nicht bei Daniels, Geschichte des Kriegswesens, und nur wenige vereinzelt eingestreute Erwähnungen bei Delbrück, Geschichte der Kriegskunst 4, 1920; Max Jähns, Handbuch einer Geschichte des Kriegswesens, reicht nur bis zur Renaissance). Gemäss NDB bespricht Jähns die ?Rêveries? allerdings in seiner ?Geschichte d. Kriegswissenschaften (Bd. 2, 17. u. 18. Jh., 1890, pp. 1500-1510), welcher Band aber digital noch nicht zugänglich ist. Sprache: fr

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        The Practical Husbandman: being a collection of miscellaneous papers on husbandry, &c.

      Edinburgh: printed by C. Wright and Company, for the author. 1757. 8vo., xii + 432 + (6)pp., folding plate, contemporary calf gilt with raised bands and a label. A fine, crisp, copy: signed by the author on verso of title authenticating this copy as genuine 'further to prevent pyrating'.> First collected edition. Perkins 1173. Rothamsted p.103. Higgs 1390 (but giving a grossly erroneous collation). Goldsmiths 9224. Williams II, p.41. Not in Kress. A valuable collection of over 60 essays, papers and letters, some of which had been previously published by Maxwell in his Select Transactions> (1743). It is evident that a good number of the papers were queries addressed to The Society of Improvers in the Knowledge of Agriculture in Scotland of which Maxwell was secretary. The papers touch on the whole range of subjects of interest to the agricultural community. In any event, a substantial part of this collection of papers were either original contributions by Maxwell or his answers to questions sent to the Society. By 1757 The Society itself was declining owing to the death of nearly all the founder members except Hope of Rankeilor, though it had at one time a membership of more than 300 'of the Flower of the Nation, whereof about fifty were Peers'. [Fussell. II, p.20]. Robert Maxwell (1695-1765) was an agricultural promoter 'who, during the first half of the century, perhaps did more than any other to introduce and encourage the practices of new methods'. [DNB]. He evidently had an unashamedly high opinion of himself. 'If farmers will read my papers with as much attention as I have wrote them, will be convinced of errors, will depart from them, and will practise the husbandry which I have directed, we must soon become rich, and may be happy'.

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        The Ruins of Balbec,

      London: [s. n.],, 1757. otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria. Elephant folio (575 × 420 mm). Recent brown half sheep, marbled sides, red morocco spine-label lettered in gilt. One engraving to the letterpress and 46 engraved plates by P. Fourdrinier and W. Major after Borra, of which 8 double-page and 2 double-page and folding. Occasional faint damp-staining to fore edge and foot of gutter not affecting text or images, plate IX slightly soiled towards edges, otherwise the occasional small spot or mark to margins with images spared. A crisp, excellent copy with generous margins. First edition. "Wood's first voyage to the Levant was made in 1742. In 1750 another expedition was suggested by James Dawkins and John Bouverie. It is likely that the prime mover was Dawkins and that he intended to model the journey on Stuart and Revett's activities in Athens, which he was helping to finance. The three men, accompanied by the architect and draughtsman Giovanni Battista Borra, toured Asia Minor, where Bouverie died. The others then returned to Athens where they joined Stuart and Revett. In 1751 Wood, Dawkins and Borra returned to Syria. With some difficulty they managed to reach Palmyra and then went on to Balbec" (Blackmer 1835). "The expedition to the Near East resulted in two books … which stand at the beginning of a tradition to which other writers on archaeology in the second half of the eighteenth century would aspire: The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart (1753), and The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria (1757) … The works brought previously unknown remains to public attention and had a profound effect on classical taste in England" (ODNB). They were "highly praised by Gibbon" (Hamilton), and moved Horace Walpole to remark that "of all the works that distinguish this age, none perhaps excell those beautiful editions of Balbec and Palmyra … The modest descriptions prefixed are standards of writing: The exact measure of what should and should not be said, and of what was necessary to be known" (Anecdotes, 1xiv). Dawkins wrote the official account while Wood took charge of the topography and inscriptions. Highly desirable in this condition.

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        Grundsäze der Forst-Oeconomie entworffen.

      bey Heinrich Ludwig Brönner,, Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1757 - 2 Bde. Frankfurt und Leipzig, bey Heinrich Ludwig Brönner, 1757. 8vo. 9 Bll., 544; (545-) 928 S., 156 S. (Beylagen), 11 Bll. (Register). Zeitgenössischer Pappband und zeitgenössischer Halbpergament, jeweils mit geprägten Rückenschildern. (Pappband leicht berieben, trotz der unterschiedlichen Bindung ein passendes, schönes Set). Erste Ausgabe der frühen grundlegenden Schrift zur Systematisierung der Forstwissenschaft. - "Moser gehört zu den Cameralisten, welche die Forstwissenschaft als solche begründet haben" (ADB XXII, 384). Er wird zuweilen als Begründer der forstlichen Systemkunde bezeichnet. Moser (1729-1793) wurde 1757 Herzogl. Württembergischer Expeditionsrat, dann Forstrat der Grafschaft Hanau, später Fürstl. Hessen-Darmstädtischer Oberforstmeister, 1772 Jägermeister, 1778-1781 Geheimer Rat und Kammerpräsident (Steuerdeputation), 1786 Fürstl. Taxis'scher Kammerpräsident in Ulm. (Pappband leicht berieben, trotz der unterschiedlichen Bindung ein passendes, schönes Set). Zeitgenössischer Pappband und zeitgenössischer Halbpergament, jeweils mit geprägten Rückenschildern. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des guerres civiles de France sous les règnes de François II, Charles IX, Henri III et Henri IV. Traduite de l'Italien avec des notes critiques et historiques par Monsieur l'Abbé M***

      Chez Arkstée et Merkus 1757 - - Chez Arkstée et Merkus, A Amsterdam 1757, In 4 (19x25,5cm), lxiv, 502pp. et vj, 579pp. et (8) 617 ; 142pp., 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés. - Edition originale, un timbre a été collé sur toutes les dates portant la nouvelle date de 1757 (on vendit les tirages de 1754 à la date de 1757, en désirant faire croire à une nouvelle édition ; Brunet ne cite d'ailleurs pas d'édition à la date de 1754, puisqu'elle portent toutes un timbre). Illustrée de trois vignettes de titre et de quatre en-tête de Eisen. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Grandes marges. Bonne impression, avec de nombreuses notes en bas de pages. Traduction par Mallet. Plein veau marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffes de tête arrachées, idem pour la coiffe de queue du tome III. Plats très épidermés avec manques, notamment à certains mors. Cependant, la série est très présentable et de très bon aspect pour les dos. Dans l'ensemble intérieur frais. Cette édition de ce grand classique de l'histoire de France, laquelle se signale par la qualité de sa narration et son exactitude, et tant par sa beauté que par son appareil critique dû à Grosley. Elle est de ce point de vue l'édition ancienne la plus complète. L'ouvrage, riche, est à la fois une histoire des guerres de religion en France, un histoire politique, une histoire événementielle des actions des principaux acteurs, et enfin une histoire de la Ligue et des ligueurs. L'histoire de Henri IV et des guerres contre les ligueurs constituant un chapitre à part, l'éditeur lui a donné une pagination particulière. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un timbre a été collé sur toutes les dates portant la nouvelle date de 1757 (on vendit les tirages de 1754 à la date de 1757, en désirant faire croire à une nouvelle édition ; Brunet ne cite d'ailleurs pas d'édition à la date de 1754, puisqu'elle portent toutes un timbre). Illustrée de trois vignettes de titre et de quatre en-tête de Eisen. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Grandes marges. Bonne impression, avec de nombreuses notes en bas de pages. Traduction par Mallet. Plein veau marbré d'époque. spine à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Une spine-end de queue élimée au tome I. Un manque au caisson de queue au tome II. 6 coins émoussés. Frottements. Bien frais intérieurement. Cette édition de ce grand classique de l'histoire de France, laquelle se signale par la qualité de sa narration et son exactitude, et tant par sa beauté que par son appareil critique dû à Grosley. Elle est de ce point de vue l'édition ancienne la plus complète. L'ouvrage, riche, est à la fois une histoire des guerres de religion en France, un histoire politique, une histoire événementielle des actions des principaux acteurs, et enfin une histoire de la Ligue et des ligueurs.L'histoire de Henri IV et des guerres contre les ligueurs constituant un chapitre à part, l'éditeur lui a donné une pagination particulière. lxiv, 502pp. et vj, 579pp. et (8) 617 ; 142pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cours De Chymie Contenant La Maniere De Faire Les Operations Qui Sont En Usage Dans La Médecine, Par Une Méthode Facile. Avec Des Raisonnemens Sur Chaque Operation. Nouvelle Édition Revuè, Corrigée & Augmentée . Par M. Baron.

      D'Houry, Paris 1757 - 3 h. - XXVI pp. - 782 pp. y 9 láminas plegadas. Precioso grabado encabezando el primer capítulo. =Muy buen ejemplar. Encuadernación de época en fina piel , lomera con nervios , hierros y un tejuelo. Size: 26 x 20 Cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Financier citoyen.

      - S.l., 1757. 2 volumes in-12, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs guillochés ornés de caissons fleuronnés et cloisonnés, filet doré sur les coupes, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin bordeaux, tranches rouges, (1) f. de faux-titre, xxj, (1), 429 p. titre compris et (2) f., (4), 314 p. Edition originale de cet important essai pour l’histoire financière de la France d’Ancien Régime que l’auteur, employé de la Ferme, divise en trois parties. Dans la première, il analyse la gestion financière des principaux ministres depuis le XVIIe s. (Sully, Richelieu, Colbert, Law) et les grands courants doctrinaux relatifs aux questions financières (Vauban, Boulainvilliers, Melon, Dutot, Montesquieu, etc.). Dans la seconde partie, il examine la politique financière des ministères et ses répercussions sociales, économiques et agricoles sur la France de son temps en soumettant des propositions de réformes. La politique fiscale de Naveau sera analysée et critiquée par Voltaire dans ‘L’Homme aux quarante écus’ et Quesnay se référera à cet ouvrage dans l’article "Impôts" composé pour l’Encyclopédie. (Goldsmiths', 9265. Higgs, 1530. INED, 3356. Kress, 5634). Petites signatures ex-libris, cotes et étiquettes de bibliothèque. Bel exemplaire, très bien relié à l’époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Joannis Meursii Elegantiae Latini Sermonis seu Aloisia Sigaea Toletana. De Arcanis Amoris & Veneris. Adjunctis Fragmentis quibisdam Eroticis.

      Lugd. Batavorum [Leiden], Ex Typis Elzevirianis [but in fact issued in Paris by Barbou or Grangé]. 1757 - New edition, considered the best of the eighteenth century. Small octavo. Two parts bound in one: pp ii, 217, [i]; [ii], xxiv, 172. Fine engraved frontispiece, variously attributed to Gravelot or to Cochin, Eisen, Marillier. Period binding of full calf with gilt decorations to spine, gilt rules and inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. One of the key erotic texts of its time, Casanova claiming to have learned from it the theoretical grounding of his expertise.Some minor wear to covers. Front inner hinge cracking. Very good indeed. A very bright copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Amérique Septentrionale, dressée, sur les Relations les plus modernes des Voyageurs et Navigateurs, et divisée suivant les differentes possessions des Européens

      Paris: Vaugondy, 1757. Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour. Bottom right margin re-inforced. Center fold creased, otherwise excellent. A very fine eighteenth-century map depicting all of North America, by one of France's greatest cartographers This highly attractive map depicts North America during an especially fascinating time in its history, the period immediately before the Seven Year's War. The British Thirteen Colonies hug the Atlantic seaboard, while the immense Gallic empire, embracing both New France (Canada) and Louisiana (the Mississippi Basin) occupy the majority of the interior of the continent. This highly detailed map labels numerous native villages and European forts in the interior of the continent. Spanish Mexico reaches all the way north to modern-day Colorado, and Baja California is shown accurately to be a peninsula, and not an island as previously thought. The Pacific Northwest remains entirely enigmatic, labelled as the "Terres Inconnues." The map also depicts the islands of the Caribbean, which are shown to be in the possession of the various European powers. Vaugondy consulted several sources in devising his map including Bellin's excellent rendering of the Great Lakes, and Guillame De L'Isle's and Jean-Baptiste D'Anville's maps of the Mississippi Basin. The composition is graced by an elegant title cartouche featuring a waterfall inhabited by a cayman, and framed by coulisses of palm trees accompanied by native Americans. This map was included as one of the most important maps in Vaugondy's celebrated Atlas Universel, which was first published in 1757. Lowery Collection , 399; Pedley, Bel et Utile , 448; Sellers & Van Ee, Maps & Charts of North America & the West Indies, 8; Wheat, Mapping the Transmississippi West I, 129.

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        A Political and Satirical History of the Years 1756 and 1757. In a series of seventy-five humorous and entertaining prints. Containing all the most remarkable transactions, characters and caricatures of those two remarkable years. To which is annexed an explanatory account or key to every print, which renders the whole full and significant

      London: printed for E. Morris, 1757. 12mo. (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches). 75 etched plates. Early 20th-century brown morocco, bound for Brentano's, covers with gilt double fillet border, spine gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettered in the second and fourth, the other compartments with repeat decoration in gilt, gilt turn-ins, g.e. Very rare and early collection of political caricatures covering a pivotal period in the history of Great Britain and the Americas. This fascinating selection reprints a series which recalls events at the start of what became the French and Indian war, particularly Henry Fox and William Pitt's struggle for power in late 1756. Abroad, the year had been a disastrous one for Great Britain with the loss of Minorca; the defeat of General Braddock at Fort Duquesne, the capture of Calcutta, and the horrors of the Black Hole, and it became clear that the armed forces were ill-prepared for war with France. By the end of 1757 the government had adopted the measures that were to lead eventually to the establishment of Britain as the dominant power in both India and the Americas.

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        Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et de Chloé ... Double Traduction ... de Mr. Amiot et d'un anonimie

      Paris: Imprimées pour les curieux, 1757. Quarto. (7 7/8 x 5 3/4 inches). Final blank. Title in red and black with engraved vignette, text within decorative border of typographic ornaments. Engraved frontispiece by B.Audran after A.Coypel, 28 plates by Audran after Phillippe, duc d'Orléans, 1 unsigned plate after the Comte de Caylus, all within elaborate decorative borders by S.Fokke; 16 head- and tailpieces. Contemporary French red morocco, covers with triple fillet border in gilt, spine in six compartments with raised bands, black morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, the others with elegant repeat pattern in gilt, centering in an acorn and oak leaf spray, gilt turn-ins, comb-marbled endpapers, gilt edges A beautiful copy of an excellent edition of one of the most famous French bibliophile 18th-century illustrated books. The original drawings for the illustrations were made by Philippe, duc d'Orléans under the tutelage of Antoine Coypel in 1714 and subsequently engraved by Audran, and first published in Paris in 1718. The book was re-issued several times with different versions of the same engravings during the 18th century. For the present edition, a series of beautiful borders were added around the plates and a new version included of the risqué additional plate 'Les petits pieds' by the Comte de Caylus. Cohen-de Ricci 653; Sander 1226; cf. Ray French 2.

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        A Voyage to the South Seas, in the years 1740-1. containing a faithful narrative of the loss of His Majesty's Ship the the [sic] Wager on a desolate island.... The second edition, with additions

      "London, Printed. Philadelphia: Reprinted by James Chattin, for the Author", 1757. Small 8vo in 4s. (6 15/16 x 4 1/2 inches). 17pp. list of subscribers. (Browned as usual, I3 holed). Contemporary marbled sheep, the flat spine divided into six compartments by double gilt rules, black morocco label in the second compartment lettered in gilt (damage to extremities), modern half morocco slipcase Provenance: Mary G... and "William Denny Esq / Magazine" (inscriptions on the first two leaves); Daniel Remich (Kennebunk, Mass., inscription); American Antiquarian Society (Worcester, Mass., early blindstamp to title) Second (first American) edition of this important account of a major voyage; the first such narrative to be published in the British colonies First American edition of this primary source for information on the wreck of the "Wager" off the coast of Chile, beyond the Straits of Magellan. The ship, part of Anson's fleet, had been en route to harass the Spanish. Bulkeley, a gunner, and Cummins, ship's carpenter, led the small group of survivors through much hardship until they arrived safely in Rio de Janeiro and finally England, concluding a voyage that had lasted almost two years. Bulkeley later settled in Pennsylvania where he arranged for the publication of this edition (the first edition had been published in London in 1743). This edition is also valuable for the long list of colonial subscribers, as well as the narrative of Isaac Morris, one of the members of the Wager's crew left in Patagonia, which was not included in the first edition. Evans 7859; Hildeburn 1519; Hill (2004) 211; Huntress 50C; NAIP w029694.

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        A Prospect of the Rocks & that Salt Cavern at Castleton call'd Peak-hole, alias the D-l's A-fe

      London: Published by Thomas Smith, 1757. Engraving with beautiful hand-colour. Printed on watermarked laid paper. In good condition with the exception of some staining on the right margin and across the top edge of sheet outside of platemark. Label on verso of sheet. Image size: 15 1/8 x 20 3/4 inches. A stunning view of the Salt Cavern at Castleton, by Smith of Derby, one of the most celebrated English landscape painters. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst English artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record the natural beauties of England and Wales. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, English printmakers began to publish topographical prints of the important sights in the British Isles. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside they were meant to encourage public recognition of the beauty and history of England. They 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. One of the earliest and most influential landscape artists to begin this trend was Thomas Smith who came to be known as "Smith of Derby". Smith traveled the north of England painting famous houses and beautiful views. He was one of the first artists to depict wild landscape scenes, which became immensely fashionable with the development of the "picturesque landscape" towards the end of the century. Smith's paintings not only captured the English countryside at the onset of the Industrial Revolution, but also recorded the activities of visiting tourists and local inhabitants. These works capture a period in England's history, which was forever changed by the wheels of progress. Before the mills and the factories came to dominate the landscape of northern England Smith depicted its wild beauty and breathtaking scenery. This beautiful set is a wonderful example of Smith's superior work. This lovely print comes from a suite of eight views of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, produced by Smith around 1743. The views were then engraved and offered for sale by subscription, along with letterpress explanations of the sites. This important suite represent the first appearance of precipes and cascades in English landscapes, and mark a pivotal point in the concept of the countryside as sublime. The set was republished twice, first by Smith in 1757 and later by Boydell in 1769. In this view of one of the caverns near Castleton, generally known now and spelled out: "Devil's Arse", Smith explores another of the fascinating natural wonders of Derbyshire. Clayton The English Print 1688-1802 page 155-157, 299.

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        Eveché de Paderborn A Paris Chez le Rouge Ing. Géographe du Roy, Rue des grands Augustin. Avec Privilege du Roy. 1757':.

      - Kolorierter Kupferstich b. Le Rouge, dat. 1757, 48,5 x 54,5 Tooley S. 389. - Karte des Bistums Paderborn. - Unten links Titelkartusche. - Oben links Erklärungen. (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The History of the Province of New-York, from the first discovery to the year M.DCC.XXXIII. To which is annexed, a description of the country, with a short account of the inhabitants, their trade, religious and political state, and the constitution of the courts of justice in that colony

      London: Printed for Thomas Wilcox, 1757. Quarto. (10 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches). 1 folding engraved plate. (Plate with expert repairs and some ink facsimile work, small expert repairs to the outer blank margins of the final leaf). Bound to style in 18th-century half russia over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine in six compartments with raised bands, red morocco label in the second compartment, the others with repeat decoration in gilt A foundation stone of any collection of books on New York: the first edition of the first history of New York Smith's work is based largely on the works of Charlevoix and Colden's History of the Five Nations...., but he also drew from the journals of the Assembly and of the Legislative Council. The author was a graduate of Yale who became a distinguished New York lawyer and eventually justice of the province. A loyalist during the revolution, he moved to Canada at the war's conclusion and there became a chief justice. This history covers the period up to 1736. Smith wrote a continuation which remained in manuscript form until it was published by the New York Historical Society in 1826. 'Within the period subsequent to the English Revolution, Smith is still without a successful rival. This work ranks with Smith's Virginia and Hutchinson's Massachusetts , as one of the worthiest examples of historical literature produced in later colonial times' (Larned). Church 1023; Howes S703,"b"; Larned 1109; Sabin 84566; Streeter Sale 871.

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        THE HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW-YORK, FROM THE FIRST DISCOVERY TO THE YEAR M.DCC.XXXII. TO WHICH IS ANNEXED, A DESCRIPTION OF THE COUNTRY, WITH A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE INHABITANTS, THEIR TRADE, RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL STATE, AND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE COURTS OF JUSTICE IN THAT COLONY

      London, 1757. Quarto. Modern morocco, spine and inner dentelles gilt. Preliminary leaves repaired at corners and reinforced. Folding plate reinforced, small clean tear along one fold. Light foxing, age toning, and occasional soiling. A good copy. In a cloth slipcase. This is the first edition of the first history of New York, based largely on the works of Charlevoix and Colden's HISTORY OF THE FIVE NATIONS.... Smith also drew from the journals of the Assembly and the Legislative Council. He was a graduate of Yale who became a distinguished New York lawyer and eventually justice of the province. A Loyalist during the Revolution, Smith moved to Canada at the war's conclusion, and there became a chief justice. This history covers the period up to 1736. Smith wrote a continuation which remained in manuscript form until it was published by the New-York Historical Society in 1826. "Within the period subsequent to the English Revolution, Smith is still without a successful rival. This work ranks with Stith's VIRGINIA and Hutchinson's MASSACHUSETTS, as one of the worthiest examples of historical literature produced in later colonial times" - Larned. A foundation New York item.

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        The History of the Province of New-York, from the First Discovery to the Year 1732...

      1757. Quarto. (11 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches). xii,255pp. plus folding plate. Expertly bound to style in half 18th century calf, over 18th century marble paper boards, spine simply gilt in six compartments, red morocco lettering piece. One of the very rare large paper issues of the first edition of the first history of New York. William Smith was a graduate of Yale, became a distinguished New York lawyer, and later justice of the province. He was involved in a number of major land litigation cases in colonial New York, and it is likely that because of this he and Holland would have become closely acquainted. A Loyalist during the Revolution, Smith moved to Canada upon its conclusion and there became a chief justice as well. This history covers the period up to 1736. An important early history of New York. Howes rates the large paper edition a "d." This is only the second large paper copy of the work we have encountered. Howes S703, "d" (for the large paper issue). Streeter Sale 871. Church 1023. Sabin 84566.

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        Denckwürdigkeiten Friedrichs des Großen, jetztregierenden Königs in Preußen. Titel der Folgebände: Denkwürdigkeiten Friedrichs, des Grossen, itzt regierenden Königs in Preussen. 9 (von 14) Bänden. Band 1-6 und 8-10. ES FEHLEN DIE BÄNDE 7 und 11-14 (von 14). Mit einem Titelkupfer und einem gestochenen Porträt-Frontispiz im ersten Band.

      Mevius, Gotha 1757 - 1757-1763. Jeder Band ca. 600 Seiten. Schlichte Pappbände der Zeit, teilweise mit handschriftlichen Rückenschildchen. (Rücken fehlt bei Band 2, insgesamt stärker berieben und bestoßen, Überzugspapier teilweise abgelöst, teilweise mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren, Wurmspuren - auch mit Buchstabenverlust - und papierbedingter Bräunung. Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt!). Erste Ausgabe des anonym erschienen Werks. Umfangreiche Folge der äußerst seltenen zeitgenössischen Biographie Friedrichs II., die die Geschichte Preußens vom Regierungsantritt Friedrichs bis zum Jahre 1765 erfasst (der 14. Band erschien 1766). Das Titelkupfer in Band 1 zeigt eine kleine Ansicht Berlins, in Band 3 findet sich eine mehrfach gefaltete Tafel "Etat der Königlich-Preußischen Armeen 1757." und in Band 5 die Tafel "Schlachtordung der Preußischen Arme [!] in dem Treffen bey Kunnersdorf, vom 12. August 1759." - Holzmann-Bohatta II, 4283 (nennt als Verfasser Johann Christoph Adelung) - nicht bei Henning - die Staatsbibliothek Berlin hat als Verfasser nicht Adelung, sondern Johann Christian Hörning ermittelt - bei der Verlagsangabe folgen wir der Universitätsbibliothek Köln. 3300 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Puntual descripcion, funebre lamento, y sumptuoso tumulo, de la regia doliente pompa, con que en la Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de la Ciudad de los Reyes, Lima, corte de la America Austral, mando solemnizar las reales exequias de la serenissima señora, la señora doña Mariana Josepha de Austria, reyna fidelissima de Portugal, y de los Algarves, el dia 15. de marzo de 1756.

      [Lima: Juan Jose Gonzalez de Cossio 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [2] ff., 79, [1 (blank)], 80?-237 pp., [4], [49] ff., fold. plate, illus.. 1757] Very special ceremonies commemorated the death of a king or a queen. In Lima at the midpoint of the 18th century news arrived in the viceregal capital of the passing of Queen Maria Anna Josefa (1683?-1754), consort of John V, King of Portugal. She died on 14 August and plans were immediately proposed for commemorating her life and death when the news arrived in Peru in the early months of 1755. Poems were solicited, designs for the ceremonial cenotaph were proposed, special events were planned, a sermon-giver was selected: And this volume was printed to tell later generations about those events as they were eventually accomplished on 15 March 1756. We learn from the volume who the special dignitaries were, who said what, and what the processions and the order of the marchers were; and we are given a detailed description of the cenotaph, its ornaments, and the texts of the poems and epigrams (chiefly on pp. 80 through 237) recited. => The editor, Alvitez, was a Franciscan. Fray Francisco Ponze de Leon, a Mercedarian, chief regent of the Royal University of San Marcos, gave the "Oracion funebre, que a la memoria de la fidelissima señora doña Mariana Josepha de Austria," which occupies the final 49 leaves here. Fray Antonio de Contreras, another Mercedarian, engraved the likeness of the elaborate cenotaph that the viceroy had constructed for the day honoring the late queen. => The plate is large and folding. The poems are romances, redondillas, sonnets, decimas, etc. => One poem is even an example of concrete poetry and two others are in Portuguese! (by Antonio Alberto, and Juan Julian Capetillo de la Sota, who also supplied a poem in ENGLISH). The poets include Viceroy Jose Manso de Velasco; Nicolás Sarmiento de Sotomayor y los Ríos del Campo, IV conde del Portillo; various other nobles; and one woman, Josefa Brava de Lagunas y Villela. Provenance: 19th-century bookplate of Guillermo Miguel Irarrazabal. The number of "splendid ceremonies" books produced in colonial Peru is small: There is no census but we suspect the number to be fewer than nine. Searches of NUC and WoldCat find only five copies in U.S. libraries, not all of them complete with the plate. Searches of WorldCat, COPAC, CCPB, and KVK locate only 4 other copies worldwide. Contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties. Unidentified rubber-stamp on front free endpaper (smudged, indistinct). Repair to rear free endpaper and small repair to folding plate. Clean, crisp, unwormed. A very good copy.

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        Histoire naturelle du Sénégal. Coquillages. Avec une relation abrégée d'un voyage fait en ce pays pendant les années 1749, 50, 51, 52 et 53. Paris, Claude-Jean-Baptiste Bache, 1757.

      1757 1757 - 4to. Pp. (viii), 190; (ii), xcvi, 275. With one large folding map and 19 folding plates depicting different molluscs and shells engraved by Thérèse Reboul after sketches by the author. Contemporary calf, spine gilt with five raised bands and title-label, rubbed, spine worn, hinges cracked. Marbled endpapers, red edges. Bookplate (Bruce of Kinnaird). Provenance: James Bruce (1730-94), a Scottish explorer who introduced Ethiopia to the western world and confirmed the source of the Blue Nile. First edition of an early scientific expedition to Senegal. The first part deals with Adanson's voyage and explorations in Senegal, including the Island of Goree and the River Senegal. The second part is devoted to the history of conchology. Michel Adanson (1727-1806) was a French botanist who entered the service of the French East India Company in order to study the natural history of Senegambia. He was the first naturalist to visit Senegal and in 1759 he became a member of the Académie des Sciences. Internally a clean and crisp copy. Chadenat 2760. Cox i, p. 383. Gay 2883. Howgego A12. Nissen ZBI 27. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Friedrich II., der Große (Berlin 24. 01. 1712 - 17. 08. 1786 in Potsdam). König von Preussen. Reiterportrait, "Friedrich der Grosse in der Schlacht bei Leuthen den 5ten December 1757",.

      - Stahlstich v. C. Deucker n. C. Fr. Schulz b. Lange in Darmstadt, um 1850, 42,5 x 47 Das Mittelbild ( 23 x 26 ) zeigt Friedrich zu Pferde seinen Generälen den Weg weisend. Die 16 Randbilder zeigen Darstellungen weiterer Schlachten von 1741 an: Mollwitz, Chutositz, Hohenfriedberg, Schlacht bei Sohr, Hennersdorf, Lowositz, Prag, Zorndorf, Freiberg, Reichenbach, Torgau, Liegnitz, Minden, Rossbach, Gefangennehmung der Sachsen, Kesseldorf. Andresen 4.

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        1757 North Atlantic map America Canada Africa Spain Virginia sea chart Bellin

      Buch, 1757. (MN 32972) \"Carte Reduite de l\'Ocean Occidental - Troisieme Edition\"  very rare large original engraved sea chart by Bellin from 1757 shows the North Atlantic with coastal information on North and South America, Africa, Spain and France and many islands size of sheet: ca. 96 x 64 cm  (circa 37.8 x 25.2 inches) slightly stained at margins printed on thick laid paper very good condition Original! - No Copy! - No Reprint! Prepayment. - The Buyer pays for shipping. Insured and registered shipping worldwide. We combine shipping - if possible Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Lectiones elementares mechanicae, seu brevis tractatus de motu, et aequilibrio, ex editione Parisina anni MDCCLVII in latinum traductus a C.S. e S.J. cum correctionibus ab ipso authore communicatis anno MDCCLIX. Bijgebonden: Lectiones elementares astronomiae geometricae, et physicae ex editione Parisina anni MDCCLV in latinum traductae a C.S. e S.J.

      - Vienna, Prague, Triest, Johan Thomas Trattner, 1757-1759. With 14 folding plates + tables. Leather. (VIII), 148, (2), (X) 280 (6) pp. 4to. *back slightly damaged, name of previous owner (Professor Adalb. Bresztyensky) on title page, paper somewhat foxed, small hole in front board* Ornamented binding. Nice copyThe first edition of the 'Lectiones elementares mechanicae' was published in French in 1748. The first edition of the 'Lectiones elementares astronomiae geometriae, et physicae' was published in French in 1746. 'Nicolaus Louis de la Caille, Rumigny 1713 - Paris 1762. Nachdem er von 1739 an gemeinschaftlich mit Cassini und Maraldi mit geodätischen Messungen in Frankreich beschäftigt gewesen, 1746 Professor der Mathematik am Collège Mazarin in Paris; machte von 1750 bis 1753 eine astronomische Reise nach dem Cap der guten Hoffnung (.) Mitglied der Akademie der Wissenschaften seit 1741'. Poggendorf, 1, 1337-38 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1757 Eastern North America Canada New York Boston Hampshire sea chart map Bellin

      Buch, 1757 - (MN 33001) "Carte Reduite des Costes Orientales de l'Amerique Septentrionale Ier Feuille contenant l'isle Royale, l'Accadie, la Baye Francoise, La Nouvelle Angleterre et la Nouvelle Yorc" very rarelarge original engraved seachart by Bellin from 1757 size of sheet: ca.96,5 x64 cm (circa38x25.2 inches) slightly waterstained in margin otherwise very good condition Original! - No Copy! - No Reprint! Prepayment. - The Buyer pays for shipping. Insured and registered shipping worldwide. We combine shipping - if possible Viele weitere antiquarische Bücher und alte Grafiken in unserem shop! Sprache: Deutsch

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        Antiquitates graecae et romanae a viro [?] Dn. Bernardo de Montfaucon, pluribus olim voluminibus explanatae et schematibus illustratae, nunc autem ad commodiorem studiosae iuventutis usum in compendium redactae [?] a M. Ioanne Iacobo Schatzio [?]. Notas criticas passim adiecit [?] Dn. Ioannes Salomon Semler [?]. [Und:] Antiquitates etruscae a viro [?] Antonio Francisco Gorio [?], nunc vero in commodum antiquitatis litterarumque cultorum compendium [?], it quidem ut Montfauconiani operis supplementa haberi possint, a M. Nicolao Schwebelio [?]. (2 Teile in 1 Bd.).

      Nürnberg, Georg Lichtensteger, u. 1770 1757 - 4°, 1. Teil: gestochenes Titelbl. (von G. Müller), Titelbl., 3 Bl. Vorwort, 2 Bl. Inhaltsverzeichnis, 388 S. mit 150 gestochenen Taf. und einigen Vignetten, 6 Bl. Index; 2. Teil: Titelbl., 1 Bl. Vorwort, 126 S. mit 57 gestochenen Taf. und einigen Vignetten, 1 Falttaf., 4 Bl. Index, Ldr. d. Zt. auf 6 Bünden, goldene florale Rückenprägung, Kapitale mit Verlusten durch Wurmfrass, hintere Rückenkante geplatzt, Vs. und hint. Deckel mit Frasskanälen (ebenso im Bund die ersten 2 Bl. und das gest. Titelbl.), 6 Tafeln in falscher, aber naher Reihenfolge eingehängt; Falttaf. im 2. Teil knittrig u. 6 cm Riss; tlw. etw. stock- und fingerfleckig; allg. gutes Ex. Antiquitates graecae et romanae: Graesse IV, 590. Erste (gekürzte) lat. Ausgabe (die deutsche erschien im gleichen Jahr) des monumentalen Werks des Benediktiners Montfaucon (1655-1741) zur antiken Kunst u. Kulturgeschichte für Künstler und Studenten. Antiquitates etruscae: - Pollen 704. Graesse III, 120. Borroni 9833. Erste Ausgabe dieser Bearbeitung. - Zusammenfassender Abriss von Goris berühmtem «Museum Etruscum» (1737 - 53), der in einer handlichen Ausgabe die wesentlichen Stücke der Sammlung abbildet und beschreibt. - Die Kupfer enthalten zahlreiche Darstellungen von Göttern, Palästen, Denkmälern, Tempeln, Gerätschaften, Münzen, Wettkämpfen u.a. 3500 gr. Schlagworte: Geschichte - AntikeKunst - Kunstgeschichte, AntikeKunstgewerbe - allgemeinArchitektur - Geschichte [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Institutum Societatis Jesu, Auctoritate Congregationis Generalis XVIII. Meliorem in ordinem digestum, auctum, et recusum.

      Typis Universitatis Carolo-Ferdinandeae in Collegi,, Pragae, 1757 - 2 volumi in -folio, pp. (4) 790; (4) 473 (169 di indici). Leg vitello dell'epoca, dorso a scomparti con fregi oro e titoli su tasselli. Tagli rossi. Cuffie sup. restaurate, alcune pagine brunite (soprattutto le prime) a causa della qualità della carta. Testatine, capilettera e finalini xilografati. Tra le pp. 696 -697 del primo volume sono aggiunti i "Decreta Congregationis Generalis Decimae Nonae", di 4 pp. Timbrini di appartenenza ai frontespizi. Una delle edizioni più importanti della raccolta dei testi legislativi della Compagnia di Gesù, sia provenienti da s. Ignazio, sia di data posteriore. Cfr. De Backer-Sommervogel, V, 82-83.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. T.C. Lotter, "Graecia Nova et Mare Aegeum.".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, nach 1757, 49 x 56,5 Zacharakis ( 2. Aufl.), Nr. 1379 und Abb. Plate 264. - Schöne Griechenlandkarte, rechts unten die Titelkartusche. Zeigt auch Albanien, im Norden noch Sofia, die ganze Ägäis, aber ohne Kreta. - Tadellos erhalten.

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        Essai Géographique Sur Les Isles Britanniques.

      Paris: Didot, 1757. - 4to. pp. 3 p.l., 471. additional engraved title. 5 engraved maps with outline colour (2 folding), & 36 engraved plans & views in the text (incl. vignette on title, a full-page plan of London & 1 illus. not noted on index leaf). contemporary mottled calf, gilt back (spine ends & corners worn, joints cracked, small dampstain to lower inner margin of some leaves). First Edition. The work is divided into three parts, the first being a geographical description of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the second a routier or guide to the coasts, and the third an analysis of Bellin's maps of the British Isles. The attractive engraved vignettes by Choffard, Delacrox and Haussard depict plans and views of major cities. Cohen-De Ricci 129. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des guerres civiles de France sous les règnes de François II, Charles IX, Henri III et Henri IV. Traduite de l'Italien avec des notes critiques et historiques par Monsieur l'Abbé M***

      Edition originale, un timbre a été collé sur toutes les dates portant la nouvelle date de 1757 (on vendit les tirages de 1754 à la date de 1757, en désirant faire croire à une nouvelle édition ; Brunet ne cite d'ailleurs pas d'édition à la date de 1754, puisqu'elle portent toutes un timbre). Illustrée de trois vignettes de titre et de quatre en-tête de Eisen. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Grandes marges. Bonne impression, avec de nombreuses notes en bas de pages. Traduction par Mallet.Plein veau marbré d'époque. spine à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Une spine-end de queue élimée au tome I. Un manque au caisson de queue au tome II. 6 coins émoussés. Frottements. Bien frais intérieurement.Cette édition de ce grand classique de l'histoire de France, laquelle se signale par la qualité de sa narration et son exactitude, et tant par sa beauté que par son appareil critique dû à Grosley. Elle est de ce point de vue l'édition ancienne la plus complète. L'ouvrage, riche, est à la fois une histoire des guerres de religion en France, un histoire politique, une histoire événementielle des actions des principaux acteurs, et enfin une histoire de la Ligue et des ligueurs.L'histoire de Henri IV et des guerres contre les ligueurs constituant un chapitre à part, l'éditeur lui a donné une pagination particulière. Chez Arkstée et Merkus A Amsterdam 1757 In 4 (19x25,5cm) lxiv, 502pp. et vj, 579pp. et (8) 617 ; 142pp. 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés

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