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        Desseins Des Edifices, Meubles, Habits, Machines, et Utenciles Des

      1757. CHAMBERS, William. Desseins des Edifices, Meubles, Habits, Machines, et Ustenciles des Chinois. Gravées sur les originaux dessinés à la chine par Mr. Chambers, architecte, membre de l'académie impériale des arts à Florence. Auxquels est ajoutée une description de leurs temples, de leurs maisons, de leurs jardins, &c. [8], 19, [1] pp. Illustrated with 21 engraved plates. Folio, 575 x 360 mm, bound in modern calf over marbled paper boards, maroon morocco spine label. London: J. Haberkorn, 1757.|~| |~||~||~||~| First Edition of Sir William Chambers' first book, which was "the first to examine Chinese buildings as architecture" (Eileen Harris). The present volume offers a more accurate account of Chambers' attitude toward Chinese gardening than his later Dissertation on Oriental Gardening, and is of significance in Chambers' theory of gardening in that it predates his Chinese garden designs at Kew. Blanche Henrey writes: "While in Canton, Chambers made some sketches of Chinese architecture and costume that were later engraved and published in 1757 in his first book, entitled Designs of Chinese buildings, furniture, dresses... The work includes an account 'On the art of laying out gardens among the Chinese' (pp. 14-19)." Harris claims that the section on gardening "attracted more attention than any other part of the Designs. It was reprinted in its entirety in the Gentleman's Magazine in May 1757. Edmund Burke considered it 'the best that has been written on the subject' and, as it corroborated the most controversial principle of his Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful - the relation between the sublime and the terrible - he published it in the first volume of his Annual Register in 1758." Although Chambers' Desseins received violent reactions from such persons as "Capability" Brown and Hogarth, its favorable influence on the Continent is well documented: George Louis Le Rouge devoted the entire fifth cahier of the celebrated Jardins Anglo-Chinois to the Desseins, and Johann Carl Krafft employed them in his Plans des Plus Beaux Jardins Pittoresques and Recueil d'Architecture Civil. There appeared an English edition of the Desseins issued in the same year with a different imprint, although no priority has been established. ESTC N050196. Harris 114. Brunet I, 1762. Colas 592. Henrey II, p. 515 (but not in her bibliography). Not in Bestermann, Lipperheide, Nissen, Pritzel, Plesch, or Hunt.

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        1. Drooping Shrub Xeranthemum. 2. Yellow African Shrub Trefoil. 3. Golden Cudweed. 4. Narrow leav'd Hebenstretia. 5. Yellow Occidental Cassia. 6. Three forked Santolina

      A Complete Body of Gardening., 1757.. Plate 41. Copper engraving. Early colour. Fine condition. Mounted size: 40 x 56cm. Size: 23 x 38 cm. (9 x 15 inches). Dr. John Hill, actor, dramatist, botanist doctor and prolific author was one of the more colourful figures of eighteenth century London. His 'Eden, or a Complete Body of Gardening', was one of the most beautiful illustrated botanical books of its time.

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        Le Fils Naturel, Ou Les Preuves De La Vertu, Comédie En Cinq Actes, Et En Prose

      First edition, rare. Tchemerzine IV, 447 Full Sheepskin marbled time. Smooth spine decorated. Part of title in red morocco. Caps threadbare. A dull corner. Pretty good copy. The play was a revolution at its first performance, the theater then entered a totally new era, not only from an aesthetic point of view and literary but also political and social. Diderot developed his theory of a theater based on natural feelings and real action in the next room interviews. They called it the birth of bourgeois drama. Fans will appreciate Diderot paticulièrement the preface and interviews where we find the style and shape of Diderot's Dream On alembert or that of Rameau's Nephew. S.n. [Prault Fils] A Amsterdam [Paris] 1757 In 8 (12x20cm) jx (1) 11-299p. relié

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        The Empire of Japan divided into seven provinces and subdivided into sixty-six kingdoms "L'Empire du Japon divisé en sept principales parties et subdivisé en soixante et six Royaumes , Par Sr Robert Géog ord du Roi avec privilege 1750

      Asia: Paris Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles et Didier. 1757. Copper engraved map of Japan by Gilles Robert de Vaugondy from "The Atlas Universel". Original outline colour ; verso blank. A first state dated 1750. One of the first maps to show the more correct North-east sweep of the islands and also is of interest for the dual-naming of the sea between Korea and Japan, here called Mer de Corée and Mer de Japon. Decorative title cartouche with vignettes of oriental landscapes. Dark impression; light toning; scattered spotting. Robert de Vaugondy Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688?"1766), also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723?"1786), were leading cartographers in France during the 18th century. Gilles and Didier Robert De Vaugondy produced their maps and terrestrial globes working together as father and son. In some cases it is uncertain whether Gilles or Didier made a given map; Gilles often signed maps as M.Robert, while Didier commonly signed his maps as Robert de Vaugondy, or added fils or filio after his name. In 1757, Gilles and Didier Robert De Vaugondy published the "Atlas Universel, Par M. Robert Geographe ordinaire du Roy, et Par M. Robert De Vaugondy son fils Geographe ord. du Roy, et de S. M. Polonoise, Duc de Lorraine et de Bar, et Associe de L'Academie Royale des Sciences et belles Lettres de Nancy, Avec Privilege Du Roy, 1757. A Paris, Chez Les Auteurs ,Quay de l'Horloge du Palais, Boudet Libraire Imprimeur du Roi, rue St. Jacques. Grave par Ch. Baquoy. J. Oger Scripsit".one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. The Vaugondys employed strict standards for including maps in this atlas and in many cases subjected them to astronomically derived readings for latitude and longitude. Their frequent use of eighteenth century sources, often from the 1740s, provided their atlas with up-to-date information. While their preference was for maps that bad been surveyed in the field and maps published in the region itself, they did not hesitate to turn to older sources when more recent maps were found to be lacking. (Pedley, p. 61) To produce the atlas, the Vaugondys integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. They verified and corrected the latitude and longitude of many regional maps in the atlas with astronomical observations. The older material was revised with the addition of many new place names. In 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer to Louis XV. The Robert de Vaugondys were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family through Sanson's grandson, Pierre Moulard-Sanson. From him, they inherited much of Sanson's cartographic material, which they combined with maps and plates acquired after Hubert Jaillot's death in 1712 to form the basis the Atlas Universel.Sources from the Dépôt de la Marine, the official French repository for maritime-related information, were used for their maps of Canada and South America. AOG, 100. Pedley, Belle et utile, 410 ; Campbell 65: OAG 100. Asia Japan

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        Observations sur les antiquités d'Herculanum; Avec quelques réflexions sur la peinture & la sculpture des anciens; & une courte description de plusieurs antiquités des environs de Naples.

      Par mm. Cochin & Bellicard. Second édition. Paris, Ch. Ant. Jombert, 1757. 12mo. xxxxi,+ (blank),+ 84 pp.+ 40 engr. plates, of which 6 are folding. Spotting, leaf 65-66 loose, the title with traces of removed owner's signature. Somewhat worn contemporary full calf, gilt spine with beige label, red marbled edges. Garcia 3098 note. Furchheim p. 17. Vinet 1715. This is the third edition and not the second as the title claims. The first was published in 1754 and the second in 1755. An English translation was published already in 1753, with only Bellicard given as author. With printed dedication to the marquis de Marigny. The "Observations" by the French architect Jérôme-Charles Bellicard (1726-86) and the famous engraver and connoisseur Charles-Nicolaus Cochin (1715-90) is an important book in the history of the excavations of Herculaneum. They visited Naples in 1750, on their Grand Tour 1749-51 together with Abel-François Poisson de Vandiéres, the marquis de Marigny (brother to madame de Pompadour), the architect Soufflot and abbé Le Blanche. Their book includes a description and a plan of the Basilica - the first published plan over Herculaneum, and a part plan of the theatre. Both these plans are based on sketches made in 1743 by Pierre Bardet de Villeneuve, head of the excavations during 1741-45, who took all his plans and drawings with him when he left Naples. The Royal ban in Naples against measurings and drawings at the excavations was intended to prevent publications like this one! The notebooks and drawings made by Bellicard during the journey are still preserved. Cochin also published a general guidebook to Italy and its art treasures

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        Correspondance de monsieur le marquis de Montalembert, étant employé par le roi de France à l'armée suédois, avec mr.

      le marquis d'Havrincour, ambassadeur de France à la cour de Suède, mr. le maréchal de Richelieu, les ministres du roi à Versailles, mm les généraux suédois & autres, &c. Pendant les campagnes de 1757, 58, 59, 60 & 61. Pour servir à l'histoire de la derniere guerre. 1-3. London, 1777. 8:o. (2),+ 511; (2),+ 354; (2),+ 271,+ (1) s. Enstaka småfläckar. Ljusbruna hfrbd från början av 1800-talet, guldornerade ryggar och grönmarmorerade pärmpapper. Från biblioteket på Biby. Del tre saknar ett preliminärblad. Setterwall 3081. Warmholtz 6417a. Delarna ett och två finns i olika tryckvarianter med varierande sidantal. Del ett har alternerade 511 sidor som här och tryckt i 8:o eller 640 i 12:o, och del två har som här 271 sidor i 8:o alternativt 779 sidor i 12:o! Första delen berör svensk historia, och innehåller brev och handlingar rörande svenska arméens operationer i Pommern 1757-58. Markis Marc-René de Montalembert (1714-1800) följde som fransk diplomat den svenska arméen under fälttåget och rapporterade hem till Frankrike. Warmholtz konstaterar att "Om en och annan i Sverige kanske gerna sedt, at Brefwäxlingen, rörande Pommerska Fälttågen, blifvit otrykt, lärer dock icke kunna nekas, at den uti wiktige Omständigheter, gifver mycken uplysning". Den andra delen behandlar ryska arméens operationer mot Preussen åren 1759-60, medan den tredje delen behandlar ön Ollerens befästande 1761, där Montalembert var befälhavare. Montalembert är annars mest känd för sitt stora verk om fortifikation i 11 volymer publicerat i Paris 1776-96. Sveriges deltagande i Sjuårskriget brukar kallas det Pommerska kriget, och varade mellan 1757 och 1762. Det gick ur svensk synpunkt inget vidare. Nils Palmstierna konstaterade i rådet att de svenska trupperna gick in i fiendernas land som rävar och ut som harar

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        The Life of Mr John Van, a Clergyman's Son, of Woody, in Hampshire. Being a series of many extraordinary events, and surprizing vicissitudes: in which are shewn, among a great number of singular and merry occurrences, his entrance into the Army as a trooper; his bravery against the rebels; his marriage with an heiress of eight hundred pounds a year, at St Ive's in Huntingdonshire; his conduct in high life; his favours from fortune, and reduction to poverty. Written by his friend and acquaintance, G.S. Green. 2 vols.

      Printed for Francis Noble and John Noble. [1757?] viii, 195, [1]pp ad. leaf; vii, (i) ad., 170pp, ad. leaf; 8vo. A near fine copy bound in contemp. calf, gilt ruled borders, raised & gilt banded spines, orig. red gilt labels; small expert repairs to heads of spines. Rare, ESTC T57440 records BL and Southampton in UK, and 5 copies in America (Beinecke, UCLA, Boston, Oberlin, Pennsylvania). Raven 411 (who dates this as 1757, though other sources suggest 1745-1750). Very little is known about George Smith Green, died 1762, who in two of his other works, 'The Parson's Parlour' [1756], and 'The Images of the Antients' [1758], describes himself as a 'tradesman of Oxford'. He published 3 poems, 2 plays, and this, by far his most substantial, and possibly partially autobiographical, work. It describes a young tradesman, a cheesemonger, who 'as he mightily loved plays ... engaged with a Company of young Gentlemen, that used to perform once a month for the entertainment of their friends ...' (and) 'meeting with the Books of Ben the Bricklayer (Ben Jonson), he found that Kings and Queens, and some other Folks, as good as Cheesmongers, had done the same a hundred years before'. It is a lively romp through life, and with its liberal use of dashes, italics, and false names (Mrs and Miss Beastly, Mr Bigbelly, Mrs Strong, Counsellor Somebody, Mrs Swallow, Dr Bentivoglia, a critic of Ale), brings to mind the work of Sterne, whose Tristram Shandy first started to appear two years later in 1759. In fact he appears to be trying to set a different style for his writing, and in chapter VI 'the deviations of authors' states 'If I have not been out of the way already, I beg leave to be so in the next chapter, though not in the manner of other modern biographies, who pretend to write the history of one man or one woman; and they give you a pack of stories of twenty different people, that have nothing to do with the main design ... but I shall stick to my text, and only wander in my mode, to avoid those disagreeable choruses, said I, and said they, &c &c that take up a quarter of a story'.

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        1 Proliferous Mountain Crowfoot 2 Spiral Vallisneria 3 Peclinate leav'd Othonna 4 Scarlet Cynomorium 5 Mamillary Cactus 6 Sea Pancratium

      A Compleat Body of Gardening., 1757.. Plate 41. Copper engraving. Early colour. Fine condition. Mounted size: 40 x 56cm. Size: 23 x 38 cm. (9 x 15 inches). Dr. John Hill, actor, dramatist, botanist doctor and prolific author was one of the more colourful figures of eighteenth century London. 'His Eden, or a Complete Body of Gardening', was one of the most beautiful illustrated botanical books of its time.

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        An account of the English Nightshades, and their effects. With the original case of Dr. Lambergen, as delivered in his inaugural thesis. Also Practical Observations on the Use of Corrosive Sublimate, and Sarsaparilla; on the different Effects of Mercury Crude, and when prepared by Chemistry. And some Hints offered to the Faculty, on the Cure of the Lues Venerea by the Secretion of Urine instead of Salivation

      London: Printed for R. Baldwin, in Pater-noster-Row, and G. Woodfall, Charing-Cross, 1757. First Edition, 12mo, without the half-title, folding hand-coloured engraved plate depicting three varieties of Nightshade, Woody Deadly and Garden, [xxii], 94 pp., quarter calf neatly rebacked, brown label on spine lettered in gilt, a good copy. In 1735 Bromfield was lecturing in anatomy and the following year published Syllabus anatomicus. He was appointed demonstrator of anatomy at Barberâ€?"Surgeons' Hall in 1744. Bromfield had become a governor of St George's Hospital, London, in 1743 and went on to be appointed surgeon there a year later. He held the post until 1780.

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        Le antichita d'Ercolano eposte.

      1-8. Naples, nella Regia Stamperia. 1757-92. Imperial folio (490 x 400 mm). Engr. extra title,+ (8),+ 279,+ (blank),+ (7) pp.+ engr. portrait,+ fold. engr. map. With 51 full page engr. in the pagination, of which 2 are folding; (13),+ (blank),+ 339,+ (blank),+ (10) pp. With 60 full page engr. in the pagination; (4),+ XVII,+ (blank),+ 339,+ (blank),+ (12) pp. With 60 full page engr. in pagination; (4),+ X,+ 368,+ (12) pp. With 70 full page engr. in pagination; (4),+ XLV,+ (blank),+ 280,+ (10), + 35,+ (2) pp.+ engr. plate. With 86 full page engr. in pagination; (4),+ XI,+ (blank),+ 423,+ (blank),+ (14) pp. With 101 full page engr. in pagination; (4),+ X,+ 407 pp. With 84 full page engravings in pagination; Engr. portrait,+ XLIII,+ (blank),+ 346 pp.+ 4 engr. plates. With 93 full page engr. in pagination. Near contemporary uniform marbled full calf, richly gilt spines with raised bands with green title and part title labels, red edges. Eight volumes. Garcia 18-21 (pp. 71-74). Furchheim pp. 2-3 & XV-XVI. Steiner 1. Blackmer 37. Cicognara 2645. Vinet 1716. Mau I, 380. Berlin cat. 3947. First edition of the important and the most magnificent work on Herculaneum, and also the official work published by the royal Accademia Ercolanese with the finds from Herculaneum and Pompeii. It was published in three series, five parts with paintings (Le pitture antiche d'Ercolano) vol. 1 (1757), 2 (1760), 3 (1772), 4 (1775) and 7 (1779), two with bronzes (De' bronzi di Ercolano) vol. 5 (1767) and 6 (1771) and one with candles and lamps (Le lucerne ed i candelabri d'Ercolano) vol. 8 (1792). Separatly printed in 1755 was the introductory catalogue by Ottavio Antonio Bayardi, "Catalogo degli antichi monumenti".The first bronze part ends with "Modello di una nave a tre ordine di rema", with a separate pagination and three engravings. The portraits are of Charles III in part one (sometime duplicated in part 2-7) and Ferdinand IV in part eight. The Accademia Ercolanese was the offical royal society exclusively to deal with the spectacular findings in the Kingdom of Naples, founded by prime minister Bernado Tanucci in 1755. No costs were spared for this publication and a large number of artists such as Camillo Paderni, Francesco la Vega, Giovanni Morghen, Filippo Morghen, Giovanni Casanova, became involved. But as time dragged on the critics of the Accademia and its slow work increased, and after 1759 the accademia ceased its regular meetings, and only the efforts of the energic secretary Pasquale Carcani held the work together. At first the publication was not for public sale, but indented as gifts to royal and other distinguished guests. The public interest however and the demand among artists to see the pictures was great, and it gave the opportunity for several reprints and re-engravings of the plates by others, for instance by Kilian and by Piroli

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        Dagbok Öfwer en Ostindisk Resa Åren 1750. 1751. 1752.

      Med Anmärkningar uti Naturkunnigheten, främmande Folkslags Språk, Seder, hushållning, m.m. På Fleras åstundan Utgifwen. Jemte 12 Tabeller Och Afledne Skepps=Predikaten Toréns Bref. Stockholm Lor. Ludv. Grefing, 1757. 8:o. (8),376,(16) s. + 12 graverade planscher. Samtida grönt nött pappband. Blekt och skadad rygg. saknar mindre bitar vid huvud och fot samt bitar av ytskickt vid huvud och fot samt i yttre falsar. 50 mm spricka i främre yttre fals vid fot. Sista bladet i registret med några fula äldre lagningar bl. a. ett brännhål 25 x 20 mm med textförlust. Lagningspapper täcker ytterligare några bokstäver. Fuktfläckar i övre marginalen på fyra första bladen, sidorna 112-128 samt i registret. Inlagan delvis lätt lagerfläckad och med några spridda mindre fläckar. Namnteckning M. Swederus på främre pärms spegel. 20 x 12,5 cm

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        Gesamtans., darüber Stadtplan, "Lüneburg, eine alte ehemals Herzoglich, nunmehro Churfürstl. Hanoversche wohlberühmte Statt in Nidersaechsischen Crays ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich n. Seutter b. Lotter, nach 1757, 48,5 x 56. Fauser 8098 ( Ausgabe von Seutter ). Die Vogelschaudarstellung über der Gesamtansicht ist altkoloriert.

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        Reveries or Memoirs upon the Art of War

      J. Nourse, at the Lamb, London 1757 - First Edition in English. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches) full original calf, professionally rebacked, false spine bands, maroon leather spine label, gilt printing, pp. x, 195, (1) page advertisements for other books by the publisher, 40 copper plates on 34 pages. Good copy, top inch of title page trimmed without loss of text, some edge wear to binding, former owner's name inside front cover.Added some original Letters, upon various Military Subjects, wrote by the Count to the late King of Poland, and M. de Folard, which were never before made publick: Together with His Reflections upon the Propagation of the Human Species. Translated from the French. This is the first edition in English of a classic military work by one of the world's most famous soldiers. Observing that the art of war is a science with no certainties or absolutes, Saxe (1696-1750) divides his book into two parts, the first examining the raising, feeding, clothing, exercising, paying, encamping, and moving of an army and its various parts, and the second covering the sublime or strategic aspect of combat, including attack and defense in various terrains, how to interpret the signs of enemy plans, and so on.The last chapter contains the author's reflections on the propagation of the human species. overall a Very Good copy of this fairly important classic on 18th century warfare. Of noble birth, headstrong, and given to excess, Saxe served in the military from the age of 12 in various wars, including under Peter the Great against the Swedes. He gained international fame by his surprise capture of Prague in 1741 during the War of Austrian Succession, for which he was made Marshall of France. He was given independent command in the Netherlands, and his several successes there were due in large part to his strategy and leadership, and this despite being carried about, as dropsy made it impossible for him to sit on horseback. The translator here had a distinguished career as a soldier. Sir William Fawcett (1728-1804) enlisted as an ensign during the rebellion of 1745, resigned his commission to seek active duty in 1748, studied military tactics and discipline in Europe, and worked his way up through the ranks until in 1796 he was made full General and was considered the most important officer in the army. In all, Fawcett, whose various assignments included the hiring of mercenary troops to fight in the American. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GABIO antica citta' di Sabina scoperta ove è ora Torri ovvero le Grotte di Torri. Discorso di D. Pierluigi Galletti romano monaco casinese. in cui si ragiona ancora de SS. martiri Getulio, e Giacinto con varie notizie di alcuni luoghi circonvicini

      Ottavio Puccinelli. Stampatore nell?Ospizio Apostolico di S. Michele a Ripa Grande 1757 in folio (cm 27,5x20), pp. XVI, 196, leg. coeva p / perg. con tit. in seppia al ds., vignetta al front., tagli spruzz. ed alcuni capil. in xilogr. Importante opera sulla topografia, l'archeologia e la storia delle citta' della Sabina scoperta grazie agli studi dell'A., con 1 c. topogr. in xilogr. ripiegata dell?antica citta' di Gabio, ricca appendice di documenti, indice dei nomi, dei luoghi, delle chiese e dei monasteri citati. Graesse III, p. 19. Lievi fior. ma ottimo e solido vol. 062 / 29 57

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        The British Customs: Containing an Historical and Practical Account

      1757. Adam Smith Owned a Copy Saxby, Henry. The British Customs: Containing an Historical and Practical Account of Each Branch of That Revenue; The Rates of Merchandize, As Settled by the 12th of Car. II. cap. 4. and 11 Geo. I. cap. 7, &c. With the Net Duties Payable in All Circumstances of Goods Imported, Exported, Or Brought Coastwise, And the Net Drawbacks to be Repaid on Due Exportation: As Also, The Bounties Payable Out of Customs. With an Index to the Whole; In Which All the Laws Now in Force Relating to the Customs, To the 29th of Geo. II. Inclusive, Are Abridged and Digested Under Proper Heads, Alphabetically. Continued by Appendix to the End of the Session of the 30th of Geo. II. London: Printed by Thomas Baskett, 1757. xviii, 654 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, raised bands to spine, which is varnished. Moderate rubbing and a few scuffs to extremities, corners bumped, joints just starting at ends, hinges cracked. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, offsetting to margins of endleaves, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown. * Only edition. Written by a customs officer, this handbook is a valuable source of information regarding customs and excise duties in Great Britain and her colonies, the organization of Great Britain's colonial system and its economic policy with other nations. Adam Smith owned a well-thumbed copy and cited it in An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature 9269 (Adam Smith's Copy). English Short-Title Catalogue T149820.

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        Memorie per servire alla storia della casa di Brandeburgo : Continuate fino a tutto l'anno 1756

      Lucca : Vincenzo Giuntini, 1757, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionGood copy bound in contemporary paper-covered boards. Spine title in ms, with small ms inscription to front panel. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and worn as with age, with small nicks to the spine (probable cord binding marks.) Rough-trimmed page edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 333 pages; Description: xi, 333p. 20cm. Subjects: Casa di Brandeburgo -- House of Brandenburg -- History -- until 1756. Language: Italian. Includes "Indice delle vite de personaggi contenute in queste memorie" and "Errori Correzioni" in final 3 leaves.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. T.C. Lotter n. M. Seutter b. ( I.M. Probst ), "Delineatio Pagi Tigurini ... Dominium Sax et Forstek ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, nach 1757, 49 x 58. Sandler kennt diese Ausgabe bei Probst, einem der Erben Seutters, nicht. Vergleiche aber S. 8, Nr. 55. - Links oben kleine Titelkartusche, rechts große Wappenkartusche mit den Wappen der 36 Vogteien. Links unten kleine Nebenkarte von Sax und Forstek. - Unterer Rand verstärkt, Bugfalte restauriert.

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        Histoire générale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les rélations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu`à present dans les differéntes langues de toutes les nations connues: contenant ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable, de plus utile, et de mieux avéré, dans les Pays ou les Voyageurs in pénétré. Nouvelle édition. Tome quinzième.

      chez Pierre de Hondt,, A la Haye, 1757 - In-4 (cm. 25,5), pp. xvi (2) 402 (4). Frontespizio in rosso e nero, testate e 32 belle tavole incise in rame di cui molte ripiegate fuori testo. Solida legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, dorso a nervi con fregi e titoli in oro su tasselli. Piatti e sguardie marmorizzati, tagli colorati. Minimi segni d'uso, ma esemplare marginoso, genuino e ben conservato. Le tavole sono stampate su carta forte e raffigurano vedute, scene popolari, costumi e carte geografiche dei luoghi visitati. Si tratta del volume 15 della celebre storia dei viaggi di A.F. Prevost nell'edizione olandese che segue l'originale francese con, rispetto a quest'ultimo, importati correzioni ed aggiunte. Il presente volume contiene: Voyages aux Indes Orientales par le Sud-Ouest (suite) Isole Marianne, Filippine, Celebes, Borneo, ecc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRATTATO DELLA MISURA DELLE FABBRICHE. Nel quale oltre la misura di tutte le superficie comuni si dà ancora la misura di tutte le specie di Volte, o d'ogni specie di solido, che possa occorrere nella misura di esse.

      Appresso Giambattista Recurti 1757 Prima edizione. "Con un'Appendice del modo di misurare le capacità delle Vasche, Legnaj, Fenili, Grani, ec. Ed in fine alcune memorie levate dalla Storia della Reale Accademia di Parigi, e tradotte dal Francese attinenti alla misura delle Volte, ad estinguere gl'incendj, misurare le Botti, ed altri simili aderenti alle Fabbriche". Cm.18,4x10,9. Pg.XXXII, 280, (2). Legatura in mz.pergamena con spellature ai piatti marmorizzati. Tassello con titoli e fregi decorativi impressi in oro al dorso. Minima mancanza all'angolo superiore esterno del piatto anteriore. Ritratto dell'Autore inciso in ovale da J.Magnini, collocato al termine della numerazione romana. L'Opera è adorna di 38 incisioni calcografiche a piena pagina, l'ultima delle quali, in grande formato, con lieve strappo. Ulteriore incisione collocata all'antiporta. Giuseppe Francesco Antonio Alberti (Bologna, 1705 - 1768) si dedicò a studi di matematica, agrimensura, architettura e idraulica, approfondendo soprattutto la geometria pratica. Tra il 1756 e il 1758 operò come perito agronomo a Bagnacavallo, e in età avanzata si trasferì a Perugia, ove cessò di vivere. Oltre al presente testo, le sue opere principali sono "I giuochi aritmetici, fatti arcani palesati" (Bologna, 1747), "Istruzioni pratiche per l'ingegnero civile" (Venezia, 1748), "La pirotechnia, o sia trattato de' fuochi d'artificio" (Venezia, 1749). "Trattato d'aritmetica pratica" (Venezia, 1752), "Istruzioni pratiche per il rinnovamento dei catasti" (Faenza, 1754). Nel presente trattato espone una serie di metodi pratici di grande utilità per gli architetti del tempo.

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        Reveries or Memoirs upon the Art of War

      London: J. Nourse, at the Lamb, 1757. 1st. Hard Cover. Good. First Edition in English. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches) full original calf, professionally rebacked, false spine bands, maroon leather spine label, gilt printing, pp. x, 195, (1) page advertisements for other books by the publisher, 40 copper plates on 34 pages. Good copy, top inch of title page trimmed without loss of text, some edge wear to binding, former owner's name inside front cover.Added some original Letters, upon various Military Subjects, wrote by the Count to the late King of Poland, and M. de Folard, which were never before made publick: Together with His Reflections upon the Propagation of the Human Species. Translated from the French. This is the first edition in English of a classic military work by one of the world's most famous soldiers. Observing that the art of war is a science with no certainties or absolutes, Saxe (1696-1750) divides his book into two parts, the first examining the raising, feeding, clothing, exercising, paying, encamping, and moving of an army and its various parts, and the second covering the sublime or strategic aspect of combat, including attack and defense in various terrains, how to interpret the signs of enemy plans, and so on.The last chapter contains the author's reflections on the propagation of the human species. overall a Very Good copy of this fairly important classic on 18th century warfare. Of noble birth, headstrong, and given to excess, Saxe served in the military from the age of 12 in various wars, including under Peter the Great against the Swedes. He gained international fame by his surprise capture of Prague in 1741 during the War of Austrian Succession, for which he was made Marshall of France. He was given independent command in the Netherlands, and his several successes there were due in large part to his strategy and leadership, and this despite being carried about, as dropsy made it impossible for him to sit on horseback. The translator here had a distinguished career as a soldier. Sir William Fawcett (1728-1804) enlisted as an ensign during the rebellion of 1745, resigned his commission to seek active duty in 1748, studied military tactics and discipline in Europe, and worked his way up through the ranks until in 1796 he was made full General and was considered the most important officer in the army. In all, Fawcett, whose various assignments included the hiring of mercenary troops to fight in the American.

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        Vie d'erasme, dans laquelle on trouvera l'histoire de plusieurs hommes célèbres avec lesquels il a été en liaison, l'analyse critique de ses ouvrages, & l'examen impartial de ses sentimens en matière de religion.

      De Bure 1757 - 2 volumes in-12 plein veau glacé havane, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, tranches rouges. Trés bel exemplaire. philosophie littérature religion [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Iustini Historiae Philippicae ex recensione Iohannis Georgii Graevii cum eiusdem et Ioh. Frider Gronovii animadversionibus.

      . Additus est praeter prologos historiarum philippicarum trogi et excerptiones chronologicas Iacobi Bongarsii Libellus variarum lectionum eum epistola Segim Frider. Dresigii superlocis qvibusdam iustineis curante Ioh. Frider. Fischero. Lipsiae: in Libraria Veidmania 1757. With copperengraved frontispiece. LXII + 708 + 180 pp. Nice contemporary full leather with coloured label and richly gilt on spine..

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        Das Litaneyen-Büchlein nach der bey den Brüdern dermalen hauptsächlich gewöhnlichen Singe-Weise von neuem revidirt, und in dieser bequemen Form ausgegeben von den Cantore Fratrum Ordinario. Vierte Edition.

      . Barby 1757. 12mo. Titlepage printed in red and black. (8) + 312 + 12 + (16) pp. Contemporary full calf. Names on flyleaf and first paste-down..

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        Carte des Grandes Routes d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande

      Atlas Universel., 1757.. Map of the major roads of England, Scotland and Ireland. Copper engraving. Later colouring. Fine condition Size: 57.7 x 47.2 cm. (22½ x 18½ inches) An unusual map of Great Britain showing the major roads and divided into the old provinces

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        OPUS DE THEOLOGICIS DOGMATIBUS NUNC PRIMUM SEPTEM VOLUMINIBUS COMPREHENSUUM, IN MELIOREM ORDINEM REDACTUM AUCTORIS IPSIUS VITA, AC LIBRIS QUIBUSDAM NUMQUAM IN HOC OPERE EDITIS LOCUPLETATUM

      VENETIIS: EX TYPOGRAPHIAM REMONDINIANA, 1757. In folio. Dim. 40x25 cm. Pp. XLIII+446, XII+271, VII+1(n.n.)+218, XVI+446, XX+428, XII+316, 4 (n.n.)+350. Bella edizione Remondini del 1757 di questa importante opera dello studioso gesuita francese Denys Petau (1583-1652). Petau ebbe molta influenza nella prima parte del XVII secolo. Questa opera è la sua più importante e rappresenta uno dei primi tentativi sistematici di approccio storico ai dogmi della Chiesa. L'opera è formata da sette volumi ed è completa. Tra gli argomenti trattati: Dio unico; Santissima Trinità; Angeli; gerarchia ecclesiastica, penitenza pubblica, preparazione alla comunione; incarnazione del verbo. Alla fine della seconda parte del secondo tomo una parte dedicata alla storia di Fotino di Sirmio, condannato come eretico. Frontespizio rosso e nero in ogni volume. Ritratto di Petau in antiporta, belle vignette al frontespizio, e finalini all'interno dell'opera. Esemplare collazionato. Copertina in piena pergamena coeva. In buone condizioni. Copertina in peina pergamena coeva con titolo in oro al dorso in buone condizioni generali con lievi usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso; qualche segno di tarlo. Legatura in buone condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture; qualche lieve gora d'umidità marginali ai volumi. Pagina 185 del primo tomo strappata in diverse parti con perdita di testo. Errore di legatura all'ultimo tomo da pag. 233 a 240 legate tra pag. 248 e 249. Beautiful Remondini edition of 1757 of this important work by the scholar french jesuit Denys Petau (1583-1652). Petau had a great influence in the early XVII century. This is his most important work and represents one of the first systematic attempts of historical approach to chruch dogmas. The work is made up of seven volumes and it is complete. Among the issues treated: God; Very Hole Trinity; Angels; ecclesiastic gerarchy, public penitence, preparation to communion; incarnation of verb. At the end of the second part of the second tome a part dedicated to the history of Fotino di Sirmio, condamned as heretic. Black and red title page in each volume. Portrait of Petau in the frontspice, beautiful vignettes in the title page, and vignettes inside the work. Collationed copy. Full parchment coeval cover. In good conditions. Full parchment coeval cover with golden title in the spine in good general conditions slightly worn with missing parts in the edges and spine; some worming. Binding in good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings; some slight humidity stains in the edges of the volumes. Page 185 of the first tome is teared in different parts with loss of text. Faults of binding in the last tome from pag. 233 until 240 bound among pag. 248 and 249.

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        Leerzaame ZINNEBEELDEN... with VERVOLG DER LEERZAAME ZINNEBEELDEBN .. (and) SPIEGEL der BOETVAARDIGHEID en GENADE & Stichtelyke GEZANGEN

      Haarlem: Jan Bosch 2nd editions, 1757, 1758. Hardcover. Very Good. Copperplate engravings 85 of 88 comprising One (of two) repeated frontis. + 2 TP Vignettes + 82(of 84) engravings depicting Trades, Recreations, Commerce & Navigation, Domestic & Street scenes, etc. by Vincent vander Vinne Small quarto, 197x156mm, red spined boards (gilt titling of spine faded and nearly illegible, hinges rubbed, tips sl.worn but neat and sound); (x)+218(of 220)+(iv);(4)+xii+142 (of 144)+90(recte 98)pgs; The 4 missing leaves supplied in good facsimiles (comprising half TP with explication of frontis on its back + The frontis which is repeated in Part 2 + 2 leaves with text and an emblem on each). Minor edge browning. Two works bound together, the first edition consisted only of Part I with 50 emblems. The emblems are nearly full page having a caption and number above and a few lines of moral below and are detailed and lively scenes of life in 18th century Holland. The 4 plates of The Spiegel are printed on one side only (versos blank) and numbers repeating that of the facing page. *The illustrations show children, street scenes, household occupations, trades, astronomers, watching naval battles from shore, exploring foreign lands and meeting Africans, making cider, having hunting accidents etc. (Landwehr 759 & 760; Praz p.502).

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        The British Lion Torn to Pieces by Asses.

      London c 1757 - Broadside, oblong folio, engraved, smallpart with original hand colouring, laid down on semi stiff card. An exceedingly rare Satire on the parlous state of British Foreign Policy. Mention is made of the loss of Minorca (lost to the French on March 14th 1757), and the Treaty of Prussia amongst other mentions. The hand colouring in red is meant to show the British Lion bleeding. Exceedingly rare. Not listed in the British Museum on line Catalogue. No copy traced.

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        Histoire héroïque et universelle de la Noblesse de Provence

      chez la Veuve Girard 1757 - Avignon, chez la Veuve Girard, 1757-1759. 2 volumes in-4° (25 x 18,5 cm) - Bien complet de son frontispice grave et de ses 8 planches gravees depliantes. En reliure d epoque 1er volume / 3 feuillets (faux-titre, titre, frontispice grave et Epitre a Nosseigneurs les Syndics et Commissaires de la Noblesse de Provence), XIVpp (Preface) - 549 pages pour le premier tome Etat interieur du 1er volume : interieur tres frais. Quelques pages un peu roussies, une petite dechirure sur 3 cm de la derniere planche. Reliure du 1er volume : tres belle reliure XVIIIe siecle. Identique à celle du second volume. Petits manques de cuir aux coins, reliure legerement frotte mais surtout tres seche. Planches gravees du 1er volume : bien complet du frontispice grave (marge du bas un peu courte) et des quatre planches depliantes, à savoir : les 3 planches depliantes de blasons graves (numerotees de 1 a 3) et de la planche depliante « Armorial des familles de Provence suivant l Histoire de Provence de Mr de Vertot tire des preuves de chevallerie de XIV cartiers de noblesse reçues dans l ordre militaire et souverain de Malte » 2e volume / comprenant « Supplement, additions et corrections » : 3 feuillets (faux-titre, titre, 608 pages (dont 540 pages pour le 2e volume + pp541 à 602 correspondant au Supplement + 6 pages de table) + 5 pages (numerotees à nouveau de 603 à 607) concernant des ajouts de familles qui « meritent d y trouver place ». Etat interieur du 2e volume : intérieur très fais. Quelques pages un peu roussies, une petite dechirure sur 3 cm de la derniere planche. Reliure du 2e volume : Identique à celle du premier volume. Petits manques de cuir, reliure frottee mais surtout tres seche. Coiffe supérieure arasee et petit manque à la coiffe inferieure. Mais reliure bien solide et qui demeure agreable car bien contemporaine à l ouvrage. Planches gravees du 2e volume : 4 planches gravees depliantes, a savoir : les 3 planches depliantes de blasons graves (numérotes de 4 à 6) et la planche depliante intitulee « Armorial des personnages illustres des familles de Provence qui ont occupe les hautes dignite du royaume de France et les places episcopales de Provence dedie à Messeigneurs les sindycs et commissaires possedants fiefs du corps de la noblesse elus parmi les membre du même corps dans son assemblee generale tenue à Aix le 3e juin 1754 » Notes manuscrites : le propriétaire de l ouvrage au XVIIIe s. a note sur la table des deux volumes les seigneuries/noms de terre attachees à chacune des familles citees. Sur chaque page du faux titre, il a noté : volume 1 « ce livre a un supplement in-4 publie en 1767 très rare », volume 2 « ce livre a un supplement un-4 publié en 1767 dont j ai un exemplaire broche devenu rare ». L ouvrage d Artefeuil dont nous presentons l edition originale a ete publie en 1757-1759. Il a par la suite eu un supplement edite en 1767. L edition originale ayant ete imprimee en petit nombre, l ouvrage fut reimprime avec des corrections en 1776-1786 en trois volumes (avec un volume de supplement). Un second supplement fut publie vers 1787. Notre exemplaire constitue l intégralite de l edition originale de 1757-59, tres recherchee. Elle a ensuite amene la diffusion par M. de Barcillon de Mauvans d un Critique du Nobiliaire de Provence qui circula sous le manteau. Exceptionnel ouvrage en edition originale et en RELIURE D EPOQUE BIEN COMPLET de son beau frontispice grave ainsi que de ses sept belles blanches depliantes d armoiries gravees. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A scarce colonial New York 1/2 Penny Red revenue stamp affixed to a 1757 issue of the New-York Mercury

      "The December 12, 1757 issue of New-York Mercury (New York: Printed by Hugh Gaine, at the Bible & Crown in Hanover-Square), 4 pages, 10"" x 15.5"", featuring on the front page, a deep, dark red 1/2 penny revenue stamp issued by the colony of New York (Scott Catalog #RM9). Folds only marginally affect the very dark red stamp affixed at the center of the page, marginal chips and tears not affecting text, light soling, else very good. New York and Massachusetts were the only American colonies to issue tax stamps. A similar revenue measure, passed by Parliament in 1765, met with enormous resistance in the American colonies and triggered the start of the American Revolution."

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        Medical Observations and Inquiries, Vol. I -VI [6 volumes]

      Published by William Johnston 1757-84, London - , 6 uniform volumes each with folidng plates, vol 1 has 5 plates, vol 2 has 4 plates, vol 3 has 6 plates, vol 4 has 4 plates, vol 5 has 7 plates, and vol 6 has 3 plates, Vol 2 includes the first surgical paper from the colonies by John Bard (New York surgeon) of an operation in which he successfully removed a partially decomposed foetus from an abdominal tumour of a young woman, who survived the procedure First Edition , joints cracked but boards holding on five of the volumes, volume 6 has detached boards and is cracked down spine so textblock split in two, spines scuffed and with some labels missing, owner's name at front, some pieces missing at upper edges of front free endpaper and title pages, textblocks and plates are complete, some light spotting to plates, the books are in just good condition , full speckled calf with gilt titles on spines, raised bands, gilt decorated compartments Octavo, 21 x 14 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Designs in Architecture, Containing New Plans and Elevations of Houses, for General Use. With a Great Variety of Sections of Rooms; from a Common Room, to the Most Grand and Magnificent. Their Decorations, Viz. Bases, Surbases, Architraves , Freezes, and Cornices, Properly Inriched with Foliages, Frets and Flowers, in a New and Grand Taste. With Margins and Mouldings for the Panelling. All Large Enough for Practice. To Which Are Added, Curious Designs of Stone and Timber Bridges

      London: Printed for and Sold by the Author. 1757. First Edition. Hardcover. In two volumes. vi, 8pp + sixty engraved plates; iv, 12pp + sixty-five engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, morocco labels lettered in gold on the spines. Bookplates on the front pastedown endpapers. Spines rebacked (probably in the 19th Century), small repair to the spine of volume one, leather dried and worn, some light offsetting and foxing. Overall, a very good set. ; Folio .

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        "Fraischlicher Bezirck der Fraenckischen Vestung und Nürnbergischen Pfleg Amts Liechtenau im alten Nordgau gelegen".

      . Altkol. Kupferstich von T.C. Lotter nach Pfinzing, nach 1757, 60 x 54 cm.. Vgl. Cartographia Bavariae, K 2, 18. - Die detaillierte Bezirkskarte zeigt den Lauf der Rednitz von Rutzendorf im Osten bis Kirschendorf im Westen, und das Gebiet von Wolframs-Eschenbach im Süden bis Petersaurach im Norden. - Lotter fertigte diese Karte nach der berühmten, vierteiligen Karte von Paul Pfinzing aus dem Jahre 1592 an. - Die Orte sind als kleine Vogelschauansichten eingezeichnet. Mit Titelkartusche unten rechts und Erklärungen oben links. - Wie üblich mit knappem Rändchen. Schönes Altkolorit.

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        Lehensurkunde für Mathias Martin Mayr aus Hall.

      Innsbruck, 10. XII. 1757. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Qu.-gr.-Folio (293:456 mm). Mit drei papiergedeckten Siegeln. Lehensurkunde für ein "ober der Haller Prüggen in Volderer Wald Landgerichts Sonnenburg" gelegenes Grundstück; mit eh. U. der Grafen Joseph Trapp und Leopold Künigl sowie zwei weiteren Unterschriften. - Etwas angestaubt und fleckig.

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        "Fraischlicher Bezirck der Fraenckischen Vestung und Nürnbergischen Pfleg Amts Liechtenau im alten Nordgau gelegen". Detaillierte Bezirkskarte.

      . Kupferstich von (T.C. Lotter) nach Pfinzing, nach 1757, 60 x 53,5 cm.. Vgl. Cartographia Bavariae, K 2, 18. - Zeigt den Lauf der Rednitz von Rutzendorf im Osten bis Kirschendorf im Westen, und das Gebiet von Wolframs-Eschenbach im Süden bis Petersaurach im Norden. - Lotter fertigte diese Karte nach der berühmten, vierteiligen Karte von Paul Pfinzing aus dem Jahre 1592 an. - Die Orte sind als kleine Vogelschauansichten eingezeichnet. Mit Titelkartusche unten rechts und Erklärungen oben links. - Mit geglätteten Faltspuren.

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        An estimate of the manners and principles of the times / By the author of Essays on the characteristics, &c.

      London : Printed for L. Davis, and C. Reymers, in Holborn; printers to the Royal Society, 1757, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Third EditionVery good copy bound with the original (i.e. contemporary) aniline calf panels. Rebacked with a matching leather spine and gilt-blocked leather spine label. Raised bands. Panel edges are slightly dulled and rubbed as with age. Small corner tear with minor loss to the ffep. Pages very bright and clean, considering the age of the book, with just some minor dust toning evident to the prelims and scattered around the margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 221 pages; Physical description: 221p. ; 20cm. Subjects: Virtues -- Conduct of life -- Manners and customs -- Principle (Philosophy) -- Early works to 1800. Notes: Title page printed in red and black. Text ornamented with woodcut head- and tail-pieces. With a final advertisement leaf. "Part I. A delineation of the ruling manners and principles", "Part II. Of the public effects of these manners and principles and "Part III. Of the sources of these manners and principles" -- each have divisional half-t.p. with head- and tail-piece on leaves B1r, E7r and K6r respectively; pagination and register continuous throughout.

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        A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of Englishmen

      1757. Classic Statement Of English Liberties and Whig Ideology [Somers, John Barton, Baron (1651-1716)]. A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of Englishmen. Containing, I. Magna Charta, with Remarks Thereon; II. The Bishops Curses; III. The Habeas Corpus Act; IV. The Bill of Rights; and, V. The Act Settlement: With an Exhortation to the Christian and Independent Clergy, the Gentry, Freeholders, and Other Electors of Members to Serve in Parliament. To Which is Added, The Security of Englishmens Lives: Or, The Trust, Power, and Duty of the Grand Juries of England. London: Printed for J. Scott, 1757. ix, [1], 254 pp. Includes one-page publisher list. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 4"). Recent period-style calf, blind rules and corner fleurons to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, some offsetting to margins of title page and following leaf. Early owner initials to head of p. iii, interior otherwise clean. A handsome copy. * First edition (of this anonymously edited imprint). Somers, a barrister of the Middle Temple, was Lord Chancellor of England. First published in 1681, his The Security of Englishmen's Lives (1681) is an important tract on juries and one's right to a jury trial. Attributed sometimes to John Dunton and Daniel Defoe, it went through numerous editions and was usually printed with the text of Magna Carta and other foundational documents of English liberty. (This is one of several variants.) Classic statements of Whig ideology, many copies were eagerly consumed in the American colonies on the eve of the Revolution. OCLC locates 9 copies in North American Law Libraries. English Short-Title Catalogue T61073.

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        Atlas universel

      the authors and boudet 1757 In - folio, su carta forte, legatura coeva in pelle con tassello e titolo in oro al dorso, tagli in rosso; le tavole hanno i confini colorati d?epoca e il titolo a inchiostro sul verso (original coloured outline and with original title stencilled on verso), in fine l?Indice manoscritto coevo delle 103 tavole. Frontespizio calcografico inciso da Ch. Banquoy. Esemplare in buone condizioni. Prima edizione e prima tiratura di questo importante atlante francese del Settecento, in cui grande parte è riservata, subito dopo l?Europa, alle Americhe, l?America settentrionale, il Canada (nouvelle France), le colonie di Virginia, Maryland e Pensilvania, l?America meridionale e le isole Antille SAnto Domingo MArtinica, la lontana Asia, Cina e Giappone, l?Africa, Egitto, Le Indie orientali. De Vaugondy padre e figlio lavorarono su questo Atlante dl mondo, discendenti di una importante famiglia francese di cartografi.

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        Anweisung zur Krieges-Bau-Kunst worinnen die Beschaffenheit und Anlegung, wie auch der Angriff und die Vertheidigung der Festungen, Schantzen und Linien, vermittelst 22. hierzu dienlicher Kupfer-Tafeln, nach Theorie und Praxis abgehandelt wird

      Berlin, Winter 1757.. Mit Holzschnitt-Titelvignette und 22 gefalteten Kupfertafeln sowie 1 gefalteten Tabelle. XXXII, 479 (recte 477) S. Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Jähns 2762; Jordan 1567. - Die Tabelle mit dem Titel: ?"Neuer Etat oder Tabelle der gesammten Armee Sr. Königl. Majestät in Pohlen, und Churfürstl. Durchlaucht zu Sachsen, vom Jahr 1752. den 1 Jan.?" - Seltenes Werk zur Fortifikation mit entsprechenden Kupfertafeln. - Etwas berieben und beschabt. Tafeln vereinzelt mit kleiner Knickspur, sonst schönes Exemplar.

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