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        A Letter to a Young Lady, Concerning the Principles and Conduct of the Christian Life

      London: Sold by W. Owen, , 1758. London: Sold by W. Owen, 1758 Second edition, first published in 1756, of this guide to living a Christian life, by Larence Jackson (1691-1772), prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral. The author, who was educated at Cambridge, is known for this work, and a response to Thomas Chubb. At his death, he left several bequests to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, to whom he dedicates this book. Dedication to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. . Twelvemo. Dedication to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Head of spine worn, front hinge cracking, but sound, light wear to extremities, spine darkened. A good, attractive copy, which was undoubtedly intended as a present to a young woman of means. View no Religion and its kind Offices, with the Eyes of a prejudiced senseless World, but with the Reason and Experience of the best and enlightened Part of Mankind; and then you will see her in the truest, that is, the most amiable Form."

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        Paradise Lost. A Poem in Twelve Books - [and] Paradise Regained. A Poem, in Four Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes: and Poems upon Several Occasions

      Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson, London, 1758 - First Baskerville edition. Vol. I, p. 75, line 3 with "God is light". 2 vols., 4to. [30], lxix, 416; 390, [2], pp. Bound in full contemporary calf, with later labels, some rubbing, else very good. Bookplate of Francis Hale Rigby (with note about presentation to her in 1795 by Mrs. Grey in volume II) and Frasier W. McCann. Gaskell 4 & 5 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Polling.

      . [The Election]. Plate No. III. Published 20 Feb. 1758. 40x54 cm. 3th state of 3. Very sharp copy on strong paper. * This eighteenth-century print shows a polling booth on Election Day. The two candidates sit on chairs at the back of the polling booth, one scratching his head while the other looks over the crowd. One of the men in the booth has drawn a caricature of the candidate closest to him. The pleased expression on the candidate's face suggests that he is winning. Another man in the booth has fallen asleep.<br><br>The first voter is an old soldier who has lost both arms and a leg. Therefore, the soldier takes the oath with his hook. The clerk finds this act amusing, but the nearby lawyers argue whether the oath is valid if an actual hand has not been used. Near the old soldier is a simpleton, who is being coached by a man wearing restraints on his legs. Behind him are a dying man, a blind man, and a man with crutches. The implication is that candidates who need votes will bring anyone in to vote.<br><br>In the background is a coach that is about to overturn because the coachman and footman are playing cards. Brittania, the passenger, cannot get their attention to prevent ruin. Hogarth's print serves as a warning to Great Britain that bribery and election stunts are distracting the nation from its important duties. (Colonial Williamsburg)..

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        Accurater Plan der Brandenburgischen Vestung Peiz, wie solche von denen Kayser: Königl: Truppen uner Commando des Generals von Laudon den 25. Aug. A. 1758 besetzt worden.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Raspische Buchhandlung in Nürnberg,, 1758, 17 x 30cm.

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        Systema Naturae. Per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Gernara, Species, Cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima, Reformata. 2 vols.

      Holmiae, Laurentius Salvius, 1758-59. 8vo. Magnificent copy, bound in one contemporary full calf binding with four raised bands to richly gilt spine. Gilding somewhat worn. Marbled edges. Small square of leather (ab. 1x2 cm) replaced on front board. Gift-inscription to inside of front board, dated 1821, as well as the book-plate of the great Danish ornithologist and book collector Bernth Löppenthin. A few leaves with light brownspotting, but all in all very nice and clean. 823, (1, -errata, being p. (824)); (4) pp, pp. 825-1384.Housed in a later very tasteful custom-made half-leather case (with leather on top and bottom edge as well) with old paper sides. Gilt title to spine, and signed in gilt.. The extremely rare seminal tenth edition of Linnaeus' main work, being the most important edition of this foundational work, as "[i]t is in this edition that Linnaeus carried out the definitive plan of binominal nomenclature, with diagnosis and synonyms, for the fist time, including the generic and the trivial names, which together form the specific name of each animal. This edition has therefore been accepted as "the basis of zoological nomenclature". (Sandberg no. 12). "Systema Natura" is considered the bible of natural history, and with the definitive tenth edition of it, it founded modern zooloical nomenclature and changed the science more profoundly than any other work before or after. "During his lifetime, Linnaeus exerted an influence in his field - botany and natural history - that had had few parallels in the history of science. Driven by indomitable ambition and aided by an incredible capacity for work, he accomplished the tremendous task that he had set for himself in his youth: the establishment of new systems for the three kingdoms of nature to facilitate the description of all known animals, plants, and minerals." (D.S.B. VIII:374)."He compiled this work, consisting only of seven folio leaves, as a first outline of what in its further development became the foundation of botanical and zoological classification systems. Linné was first and foemost a systematist, subordinating all botanical problems to that of classification. He established the principles of class, order, genus and species for all plants and animals... The tenth edition of the Systema Naturae, 1758, is his final version of the system by which many plants and animals are still named to this day with references "Linnaeus", "Linn." or "L." attached." (Printing and the Mind of Man, p. 114)."In this edition, the binomial system previously emplyed by Linnaeus in the work entitled "Museum Tessinianum" (1753) was extended in its application to all the kingdoms of nature; the Artedian classification of fishes, adopted in the earlier editions, was superseded by the familiar Linnaean system, and the cetaceans were for the first time eliminated from the class of fishes and grouped with the viviparous quadrupeds under the new class name Mammalia." (Soulsby)."TENTH, AND DEFINITIVE, EDITION; a scarce and highly important printing, which standardized zoological taxonomy and nomenclature and utilized binomial nomenclature (generic coupled with a specific epithet) throughout. In this edition, Linnaeus became the first naturalist to recognize whales as mammals." (Freilich-sale, no. 358).Sandberg 12; Norman 1:1359; Soulsby 58; Stafleu & Cowan TL2 4794; Hulth p.6

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        Élémens de l'architecture navale, ou traité pratique de la construction des vaisseaux. 2me edition revue, corrigée & augmentée par l'auteur.

      Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1758.4to. Later mottled calf. With engraved frontispiece, 10 engraved vignettes after N. Ozanne and 24 engravings on 23 folding plates. XLIV,484 pp.* First published in Paris in 1752. - The first training manuel for aspiring naval contructors written by the founder of the school for students of naval engineering and architecture at the Louvre in 1741. - (Small library-stamp on title-page). - A fine copy of this standard work on naval architecture.Cat. NHSM II, p.748; Polak 2860: cette seconde édition est plus recherchée, elle comporte le chapitre X, qui ne figure pas dans la première.

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        Practicae novae imperialis Saxonicae rerum criminalium pars prima (...tertia). nec non variis observationibus aucta a Joanne Samuele Friderico BÖHMERO.

      Frankfurt am Main, Apud Franciscum Varrentrapp, 1758.. Editio novissima. Groß-Folio. Ttlbl., (4), X, (6), 420 S.; Ttlbl., (7), 467 S.; Ttlbl., (7), 508, (86) S. Drei Teile in einem gut erhaltenen, zeitgenössischen Pergamentband. Letzte Auflage mit den berühmten Anmerkungen von Johann Samuel Friedrich BÖHMER!. Benedikt Carpzov (1595-1666) wurde nach dem Rechtsstudium in Jena, Leipzig und Wittenberg bereits 1620 an den berühmten Leipziger Schöppenstuhl berufen, an dem er mit kleinen Unterbrechungen durch Tätigkeit an Obergerichten in Dresden, lebenslang wirkte. Erst 1644 nahm er einen Lehrstuhl an der Universität Leipzig an. Sein bedeutendstes Werk ist die Practica Nova, in der er in drei Teilen das gesamte Kriminalrechtssystem behandelt und eine eigenständige deutsche Kriminalrechtswissenschaft begründete. Pars I beinhaltet die Kapitalverbrechen: Mord und Totschlag, crimen laesae maiestatis, Geldfälschung, Blasphemie, Meineid und Hexerei (crimen sortilegiorum) Pars II: die übrigen Delikte insbesondere Diebstahl, Raub, delictum carnis etc. Pars III: Kriminalprozess einschließlich Inquisitionsprozess, Tortur, Vollzug der Strafen. Mit quaestio 48 im ersten Teil beginnt die Darstellung über das Verbrechen der Hexerei (De crimine Sortilegii). Gleich zu Beginn wird die Frage gestellt, ob beim Verbrechen der Hexerei zu Recht die Todesstrafe verhängt wird: num recte Magistratus in Sortilegos & Maleficos poena mortis animadvertat? Für die Schwere der Tat fehlt es nicht an religiöser Begründung, sogar Martin Luther wird zitiert. Schließlich sind die Hexen das Medium, das der Teufel nutzt, um beim Menschen Schaden und Sünde anzurichten: Diabolus absque consensu sagarum hominibus nocere nequit. Die Quaestio 50 wirft die Frage auf, welche Strafe angewendet werden muss, wenn die Hexen einen Pakt mit dem Teufel eingegangen sind. Die Seiten 289ff. weisen eine Reihe von Urteilsauszügen (in deutscher Sprache) des Schöffengerichts zu Leipzig zu dieser Fragestellung vom August 1582 bis Januar 1622 auf. Das Verbrechen der Hexerei wird nochmals im dritten Teil aufgenommen, der dem Kriminalprozess gewidmet ist. In quaestio 122 wird nach der ausführlichen Abhandlung über die Vernehmung der Beschuldigten mit anschließender Tortur die Untersuchung auf die Frage gelenkt, welche Indizien anzeigen, dass ein Verbrechen der Hexerei vorliege.

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        ALL THE WORKS OF EPICTETUS, WHICH ARE NOW EXTANT; CONSISTING OF HIS DISCOURSES, PRESERVED BY ARRIAN, IN FOUR BOOKS, THE ENCHIRIDION, AND FRAGMENTS

      London: Printed by S. Richardson: and sold by A. Millar [et al], 1758.. London: Printed by S. Richardson: and sold by A. Millar [et al], 1758.. [18],xli,[1],505,[11]pp. Large, thick quarto. Contemporary calf, spine gilt extra, gilt label. Joints cracked but cords sound, edgewear, early ink name in corner of title, scattered foxing early and late, but a good, sound copy. First edition of this important translation by the Bluestocking poet and linguistic polymath, undertaken at the urging of her friend, Catherine Talbot. It was "published by subscription by Andrew Millar, John Rivington, and Robert and James Dodsley in a handsome quarto volume, priced at 1 guinea. It was prefaced by an ode to Carter by Hester Mulso Chapone, and was the first of Carter&#39;s works in which her name appeared on the title- page. Although 1018 copies were printed by Samuel Richardson, this was not sufficient for her subscribers and another 250 copies were printed. A Dublin edition appeared in the following year and there were further London editions in 1766 and 1768 ... Selections were included in various works and the text was the basis of several popular editions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries ...The significance of Carter&#39;s achievement should not be underestimated. While several translations of the Enchiridion or Manual existed, and, as she acknowledged, she benefited from a French translation of the works and John Upton&#39;s parallel Latin/Greek text (1739), Carter was the first to translate the complete works of Epictetus into English. Oldfather considered it &#145;a very respectable performance under any conditions, but for her sex and period truly remarkable&#39;" - DNB. The long list of subscribers includes a number of distinguished names, among them her friend Samuel Johnson, and the success of the work considerably broadened her circle of influence and friendship. ESTC T138721.

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        Cleone: A Tragedy

      London - R. and J. Dodsley, 1758. London - R. and J. Dodsley, 1758 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The second edition of this tragic play from bookseller and writer Robert Dodsley. WIth vignette title page. Cleone had a long run at Covent Garden, two thousand copies being sold on the day of publication, and it passed through four editions within the year. Condition: Disbound. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription to recto of title page, which can be seen on title. Closed tear to title page. Pages have some scattered spotting and foxing. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to being disbound.

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        Algebra oder gründliche Anweisung zu der Buchstaben-Rechen-Kunst. Darinne die Regeln dieser so edlen Wissenschaft durch auserlesene Exemple, und zierliche Aufgaben, der studirenden Jugend zum Besten, dergestalt erkläret, und erläuteret werden, daß die Liebhaber auch ohne mündliche Unterweisung alle Kunstgriffe, und die meisten Beschwernissen, welche bey Erlernung derselben vorzukommen pflegen, von sich selbst erlernen können.

      Freiburg, F. J. Kerckenmayer, 1758. - (8 Bl.), 106 (recte 105) S. - (3 Bl.), 178 S. - 152 S. 4°. Lederbd. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Poggendorff I, 639; vgl. ADB V, 532. - Eine von zwei Ausgaben im gleichen Jahr (ein Teil erschien noch mit zusätzlichem Druckort Augsburg). - Eberenz (1723-1788) lehrte Mathematik an der Universität Freiburg und war zugleich Wasserbaudirektor und Rheininselinspektor. - Sauberes, nur vereinzelt minimal fleckiges Exemplar. Titel mit alten handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken und kleinen Stempeln privater Vorbesitzer. Innenspiegel mit Exlibris. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres [.], nouvelle édition revue, corrigée et considérablement augmentée par l'auteur. Tome premier [-troisieme].

      chez Arkstée & Merkus,, A Amsterdam & a Leipsick, 1758 - 3 volumi in-4° (cm. 25,5), legature coeve in p. pelle maculata con nervi, decorazioni e titoli in oro ai dorsi (piccolo strappo alle cuffie superiori di due tomi), tagli rossi, fogli di guardia marmorizzati; pp. [4], LXXXVI, 527, [1b.]; [4], XVI, 634; [4], 607, [5], 611-638, [2 bb.] in ottimo stato, fresche e crocchianti, e 2 carte geografiche ripiegate f.t. al primo tomo; una testatina incisa in rame (N. Le Mire) e finalini in silografia; sporadicissime fioriture. Edizione postuma curata da Francois Richer e dal figlio dell'autore da cui derivano praticamente tutte le altre [cfr. Domenico Felice. Pour l'histoire de la reception de Montesquieu en Italie, Clueb 2006, p. 8]. Include l'Éloge de Monsieur le president de Montesquieu e l'Analyse de l'espririt des loix di d'Alembert. Cfr. Kress 09424; Higgs1882. Ottimo esemplare.

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        De Bruiloft van Cloris en Roosje.

      . Orig. engraving by Tanje after Cornelis Troost. Amsterdam ca. 1758. 40 x 51 cm. * Pieter Tanje (1706-1761)..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Massenà

      primo '800, Generale napoleonico Massenà - André Massèna (1758-1817) si arruolò nel reggimento italiano al servizio della Francia, raggiungendo in breve tempo il grado di sergente. Malgrado le sue grandi qualità, le sue modeste origini si opposero al raggiungimento del grado di ufficiale nell'esercito regio, da cui si ritirò. Dopo lo scoppio della rivoluzione francese, ottenne il comando di un battaglione di volontari del Varo. Nel 1796-97 fu uno dei più attivi e fortunati luogotenenti di Bonaparte, distinguendosi soprattutto a Millesimo, Dego, al ponte di Lodi, a Rovereto ed a Rivoli. Quantunque l'esuberanza del temperamento lo mettesse spesso in contrasto con il Primo Console, questi divenuto Imperatore, lo inserì nella prima lista dei Marescialli di Francia. Alcuni forli di tarlo mm 390x288

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        Ulmisches Kirchen-Gesangbuch, worinnen alle in löbl. Stadt und Landschaft bey dem öffentlichen Gottesdienst gebräuchliche, sodann zur Morgen-, Tisch-, Abend-, Sonntags- und anderen Andachten dienliche Gesänge oder Lieder enthalten ...]

      Ulm, Daniel Bartholomäi und Sohn 1758.. 8° schmal. 9 Bll., 426 S., 5Bll. Register Blindgepr. Original-Lederband d. Zt. mit floralem Muster. 1 Frontisp., 2 Vign. (Schönes Exemplar, fachm. restauriert, Vorsätze neu, letzte Seiten etw. wasserrandig, ). Auflage:0. Vorgebunden: Vollständiges Ulmisches Beicht- und Communion-Buch in in welchem unter gründlicher Anweisung zu solchen heiligen Handlungen die kernhafteste Gebete nicht nur für Gesunde, sondern auch für Krancke dergestallt gefasset sind, daß fast auf jedes Gebet ein die Materie des Gebets unterstützendes Lied folget ...]. Zum Gebrauch der Ulmischen Gemeinde in Stadt und Land ...]. Ulm, Gaumische Handlung 1754. 454 S. mit 3 Kupferstichen. 8 Bll. Vorrede von Christ. Erh. Faulhaber. 6 Bll. Titelblatt hinterlegt.

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        Delle notizie del bello, dell?antico, e del curioso della città di Napoli

      Gianfrancesco Paci 1758-1759 CELANO Carlo. Delle notizie del bello, dell'antico, e del curioso della città di Napoli, per gli signori forastieri date dal canonico Carlo Celano napoletano, divise in diece giornate, in ogni una delle quali si assegnano le strade, per dove assi a camminare in questa terza edizione corretta et accresciuta. In Napoli, nella Stamperia di Gianfrancesco Paci 1758 - 1759. Tre volumi in 16mo; pp.10n.nn.,281; 214; 344 (di 346); 174,6n.nn.; 172; 96; 132; 52; 80; 120. Singolo frontespizio ad ogni giornata, manca front. della giornata quarta. 12 tavole più volte spieghevoli tra cui veduta della "Fedelissima Città di Napoli" a volo d'uccello, "Facciata del Regio Palazzo" e "Veduta della spiaggia di Chiaja e di Posillipo". Pergamena posteriore, titolo calligrafato ai dorsi. Esemplare privo del ritratto dell'autore. Brunit. Treccani,it: "Si tratta di una vera e propria guida concepita con criteri moderni: il C. sembra infatti accompagnare i visitatori di strada in strada, secondo un itinerario che dal palazzo del Nunzio a Toledo approda, attraverso numerose tappe distribuite in dieci giornate, al borgo di Santa Maria di Loreto, con un?escursione ai casali vicini, fino al monte Somma".

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        Retrato de ANGÉLICA KAUFFMAN Y FAMILIA.

      - Cuadro pintado en Roma por Angélica Kauffman. Grabado al Aguafuerte por Raphael (Sanzio) Morghen (Nápoles, 19/6/1758 * Florencia, 8/4/1833) Dibujado por Joan Bapt. Dell¿Era (Trevise, 1765 * Florencia, 1798). Florencia. Año 1795. Medidas de la mancha y texto: 62x38 cm. Medidas de la lámina: 65x43 cm. en el retrato, sentada la pintora Kauffman y de pie dos hijos adultos y un yerno. Parece ser que el retrato que tiene en la mano es el de su segundo marido, Francesco Zucchi, quien murió en 1795. Escudo Heráldico. Pequeño roto al lado del nombre del dibujante sin afectar. El cuadro original se desconoce su paradero. Impresionante grabado por el famoso grabador italiano Raphael Morghen. Enmarcado con Paspartú y cristal antiguo soplado. # grabado. Lámina.

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        A GENUINE NARRATIVE Of The LIFE And SURPRISING ROBBERIES And ADVENTURES Of WILLIAM PAGE. Who was executed on Pennenden-Heath, near Maidstone in Kent, on Thursday the 6th of April, 1758. ... Together, With his Several Trails at the Old Bailey, Hertford, and Rochester. ... Also, A short Account of John Birt the Soldier, who was executed with Page for breaking into the Dwelling-house of Mr. Bacon in Rochester

      London: Printed for M. Cooper, .. and H. Owen, 1758.. London:: Printed for M. Cooper, .. and H. Owen,. 1758.. 8vo. 2nd edition. viii, 48 pp.. Modern full brown leather binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board. Marbled paper eps. Red edgestain.. Splay to boards. Age-toning to paper. Under t.p. imprint, "Price. One Schilling" inked out. A VG copy.. Parallels have been drawn between William Page and the fictional character Tom Jones; coincidentally the justice who sentenced William Page was Justice Fielding (Henry Fielding), although Tom Jones was written before Page&#39;s execution. . Folding copperplate frontispiece. Woodcut of trail room as headpiece, p. 1.

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        Salzburg

      . S.R.I. Principat. et Archiepiscopatus Salisburgensis mappa Geographica delineatus in qua Subjectae appertinent. Altkolorierte Kupferstich - Karte bei T.C. Lotter Augsburg nach 1758, 49,8 x 58 cm - wir garantieren für die Echtheit. Links oben kl. Nebenkarte zeigt die salzburger Besitztümer an der Donau bei Krems

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        The History of the Last Four Years of the Queen

      London - A. Millar, 1758. London - A. Millar, 1758 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this historical work on the reign of Queen Anne. Swift wrote this work in 1713, but due to his revisions, delays, and rivalries between his publishers, it was not publisheduntil after his deathfrom the last manuscript copy, corrected and enlarged by the author&#39;s own hand. Armorial bookplate of George Osborn, Bart. to front pastedown. Condition: Rebacked in calf with the original boards. Externally sound, though with some wear to the original leather. Internally, firmly bound. Ink signatures to front pastedown and recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright and mainly clean, though with some scattered spotting, heavier to the first and last few pages. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Apologia delle memorie antiche di Rovereto s'aggiunge un'Appendice di Documenti non più stampati, con Annotazioni del medesimo.

      s.n.,, In Lucca, 1758 - Cm. 2$, pp. (8) 346 + (4) d'aggiunte e correzioni. Fregio xilografico al frontespizio. Legatura coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti. Un timbretto parrocchiale al frontespizio. Minimi segni d'uso al dorso, ma bell'esemplare, fresco, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale ed unica, non comune. Cfr. Lozzi 3626: "Dopo la fine non devono mancare due carte non numerate di giunte e correzioni'". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Fairy Queen. With a Glossary, Explaining the Old and Obscure Words

      London: J. and R. Tonson, 1758. London: J. and R. Tonson, 1758. Octavo, 2 volumes. Contemporary full calf. Five raised bands, gilt titles to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels. With nine full page engraved plates by Louis du Geurnier. In very good condition.With nine full page engraved plates by Louis du Geurnier. The Faerie Queene was a new departure in the history of English poetry, being a combination of Italian romance, classical epic, and native English styles. Louis du Guernier, 1687 - 1716, was a French engraver. Du Guernier was soon recognized as a good designer, etcher and engraver, especially [of] small historical subjects for books or plays, of which he did a great many (Vertue, Note Books, 131).

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        THE ART OF ANGLING IMPROVED, in all its parts, Especially Fly-Fishing: Containing A particular Account of the several Sorts of Fresh-Water Fish, with their most proper Baits. Also The Names, Colors, and Seasons of all the most Useful Flies

      Worcester, printed by M. Olivers, no date circa 1758.. Worcester, printed by M. Olivers, no date circa 1758.. With Directions for Making each Fly. &c. The whole Interspers&#146;d with many Curious and Uncommon Observations. FIRST EDITION circa 1758. Small 8vo, bound in 4s, approximately 145 x 95 mm, 5¾ x 3½ inches, LACKS 2 LEAVES AT END. Pages: [4], 1-95, (1), lacking 91-94, final page ius a blank, head- and tailpieces, first initial historiated, bound in green roan, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, gilt rules to edges of covers, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Old ink name to title page, not affecting text, bookplate to first pastedown with the same name. Text nice and clean, lacking 2 leaves as already mentioned, otherwise a very good copy. The date of the first edition is disputed, the majority of the bibliographers and cataloguers opting for 1758?, but some preferring 1746. See Bibliotheca Piscatoria by Westwood & Satchell, pages 39-40: "The first edition appeared in the name of Richard Bowlker but in the second edition Charles Bowlker seems to lay claim to the work"; The Library of the late John Gerard Heckscher of New York City, 251. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        MEMOIRE INSTRUCTIF SUR LA MANIERE DE RASSEMBLER, DE PREPARER, DE CONSERVER, ET D'ENVOYER LES DIVERSES CURIOSITES D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE. Auquel on a joint un Mémoire intitulé: ?Avis pour le Transport par mer, des Arbres, des Plantes vivaces, des Semences, & de diverses autres curiosités d'histoire naturelle.

      Bruyset 1758 In - 16 gr. (mm. 195x120), p. pelle bazana coeva, dorso a cordoni (picc. manc. a una cerniera) con decoraz. e tit. oro sul tassello, tagli rossi, pp. XVI,236 (ma 240 perché le pp. 141 - 144 sono ripetute nella numeraz.), molto ben illustrato, come da Indice, da 25 tavv. più volte ripieg. f.t, inc. in rame da M. Le Comte su disegni del Durand. Contengono figure che raffigurano: pesci, crostacei, conchiglie, ricci di mare, spugne, coralli, rettili e strumenti per la loro cattura, con le rispettive tecniche di conservazione e imbalsamazione. "Prima edizione", pubblicata anonima, di questo interessante studio cui collaborò anche Duhamel du Monceau, dedicato alla raccolta, conservazione, trasporto per mare delle curiosita' biologiche che sono alla base della costituzione dei vari gabinetti scientifici. L?opera è anche la prima in assoluto dedicata alla tassidermia. Etienne François Turgot, fratello del celebre Ministro francese delle Finanze, fu un importante scienziato e naturalista; con Duhamel du Monceau, a cui si devono le informazioni sul trasporto marittimo dei reperti biologici animali e vegetali, furono membri dell'Accademia delle Scienze". Cfr. Pritzel, 9560. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Histoire naturelle generale et particuliere, Avec la description du cabinet du roi

      Paris, l'Imprimerie Royale 1758.. Paris, l&#39;Imprimerie Royale 1758.. Tome 7septième. Les Animaux carnassiers 4°. 5 Bll., 378 (1) S. Titelvign. u. 48 meist gefalt. Kupfertaf. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit reicher Rückengoldpräg. oberes Kapital lädiert, Deckel fleckig. Königliche Insignien am Tit durchgestrichen. Wasserrand anfangs bis Texts. 9, 1 Tafeleinriss hinterl. Carter/Muir 198 - Aus der berühmten 44-bändigen Ausgabe von Buffons Hauptwerk. "Buffons &#39;Allgemeine und besondere Naturgeschichte&#39; bot zum ersten Mal eine vollständige Überschau der gesamten Naturgeschichte in gemeinverständlicher Form". Der vorliegende Band beschäftigt sich mit den fleischfressenden Tieren.

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        Anmuthigkeiten des Landlebens, oder sonderbare Anmerkungen wie man Landhäuser und Gärten anlegen, und die Plätze gehörig eintheilen und auszieren könne. Nebst einer vollständigen Nachricht von der Wartung allerley Obst- und wilder Bäume, Orangerien und Gewächse, so in Treib- und Glashäusern auch sonsten gezogen werden.

      Göttingen und Leipzig, Luzac, 1758.. (25 x 19,5 cm). (8) 324 (16) S. Mit 16 (14 mehrfach gefalteten) Kupfertafeln. Pergamentband der Zeit.. Einzige deutsche Ausgabe, selten. - Pieter de la Court van der Voort (1664-1739) war der Sohn von Pieter de la Court (1615-1685), dem berühmten Ökonomen, Staatstheoretiker und Begründer des Wirtschaftsliberalismus in den Niederlanden. Im ersten Teil beschreibt er die Methoden und Werkzeuge zum Anlegen von Lust- und Gewächshäusern, Plantagen, Fischteichen etc. Mit separaten Kapiteln über die verschiedenen Obstbäume und Weinstöcke. Der zweite Teil enthält Nachrichten über das Ziehen der Pflanzen außerhalb ihrer Zeit sowie über einige ausländische Pflanzen (Zitronen, Limonen, Ananas und Orangen). - Die Kupfertafeln zeigen verschiedene Gewächshäuser und Zitrusfrüchte. - Stellenweise leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Eine Tafel mit hinterlegtem Einriss. Ohne vorderen Vorsatz. Einband etwas fleckig und berieben. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Dochnahl 5

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        Geschichte der Heil. Röm. Reichs Freyen Stadt Augspurg. Aus bewährten Jahr-Büchern und tüchtigen Urkunden und schrifftlichen Handlungen gezogen Und an das Licht gegeben Durch Paul von Stetten. Zweyter Theil

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Klett, 1758. 8 Bl. inkl. Titel in Rot- u. Schwarzdr. u. gestoch. Vign., 1204 S., mit 4 Kupfern, 26 Bl. Register. Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, Kl.4°. - Unter den Vignetten eine Gesamtansicht, sowie eine Umgebungskarte von Augsburg. - Innen sauber, nur die ersten Blätter schwach braunfleckig; im zweiten Teil durchgehendes kl. Einschussloch; Einband etwas berieben u. bestoßen.

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        A GENUINE NARRATIVE Of The LIFE And SURPRISING ROBBERIES And ADVENTURES Of WILLIAM PAGE. Who was executed on Pennenden-Heath, near Maidstone in Kent, on Thursday the 6th of April, 1758. ... Together, With his Several Trails at the Old Bailey, Hertford, and Rochester. ... Also, A short Account of John Birt the Soldier, who was executed with Page for breaking into the Dwelling-house of Mr. Bacon in Rochester

      London:: Printed for M. Cooper, .. and H. Owen,. 1758.. 8vo. 2nd edition. viii, 48 pp.. Modern full brown leather binding with gilt stamped title lettering to front board. Marbled paper eps. Red edgestain.. Splay to boards. Age-toning to paper. Under t.p. imprint, "Price. One Schilling" inked out. A VG copy.. Parallels have been drawn between William Page and the fictional character Tom Jones; coincidentally the justice who sentenced William Page was Justice Fielding (Henry Fielding), although Tom Jones was written before Page&#39;s execution. . Folding copperplate frontispiece. Woodcut of trail room as headpiece, p. 1.

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        Grosser Kupferstich mit der Ansicht des Hafens und der Stadt Bordeaux

      in der Platte bezeichnet und datiert 1758 -. Aus der berühmten Hafenbilder Serie des Künstlers für König Louis XV. Antiker Kupferstich, bezeichnet "Vue de la Ville et du Port de Bordeaux - Prise du Cote des Salinieres - grave d'apres le Tableau Original appartenant au Roy et faisant partie de la Collection des Ports de France ... peint par J. Vernet". Abmessungen des Blattes sind 52 x 74 cm / mit Rahmen 74 x 94 cm. Leicht gebräunt und Altersspuren, unter Glas in einem hochwertigen alten Rahmen (Berliner Leiste). Weitere Infos und Fotos auf Anfrage per Email (oder Sie rufen uns an). Bitte kontaktieren Sie uns für mehr Informationen. Please contact us for more information.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karsten Buchholz KG]
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        Lexicon hebraïco - Chaldoïco - Latino - Biblicum.

      Avenione, apud ranciscum Guibert & Henricum Josphum Joly, 1758. 2 volumes in - folio reliure plein veau du temps, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés et pièce de titre fauve, tranches rouges, frontispice, vignette en page de titre et bandeaux par Sauvan et Rouvière, volume 1 : 2 ff. de page de titre et princeps, 7 ff de preface, 723 p. - volume 2 : 7 ff. de page de titre, préface et catalogue, 852 p. Restaurations sur les reliures avec quelques usures sur les plats - peu de défauts constatés : tampons de bibliothèque en pages de titre et p. 99 ; défaut de papier en bordure de feuillets sur 3 pages. Papier de qualité. PASSIONE, savant cardinal italien (1682 - 1761). Il s'était fait connaître par des travaux d'érudition. En 1730, il devint successivement cardinal, secrétaire des brefs, directeur de la bibliothèque du Vatican (1755). Son antipathie bien connue contre les jésuites fut, dit - on, la principale cause qui l'empêcha d'arriver au souverain pontificat. 2 books Fo in full contemporary calf, ribbed spine with gilt panels & fawn label, red edges, frontispiece, vignette of title - page & head - pieces of Sauvan & Rouvière - vol. 1 : [2], [7], 723 p. - vol. 2 : [7], 852 p. rare flaws : binding restaured, library stamp en title page & p. 99 ; paper default on border of 3 sheets. A paper of great quality. Very good copy. relié Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        Abbildung des bey Hoch-Kirchen in der Lausitz, geschehenen Blutigen Treffens .. den 14. October, 1758.

      . Kupferstich v. J. E. Belling, 1758, 21,5 x 30,5. Sehr seltener Einblattdruck! Nicht bei Drugulin, der nur andere Blätter zu dieser Schlacht aufführt. - Unter der Schlachtdarstellung 4 Zeilen Erklärungen zum Schlachtverlauf, sowie 3 weitere Zeilen zu den leitenden Generalen, die an der Schlacht beteiligt waren. Sie sind mit den Buchstaben A ( Graf von Daun ) bis P ( General Kleist) bezeichnet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Monasticon Eboracense: and the Ecclesiastical History of Yorkshire

      York Printed for the author by N. Nickson, in Coffee-Yard 1758. VG : in very good condition. Cover lightly rubbed with minor wear at spine tail First Edition Contemporary catspaw calf 410mm x 250mm (16" x 10"). xii, 448pp, + index. Two fold out plans and fold out map. With list of subscribers.

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        Paleografía española

      Joachin Ibarra, Madrid 1758 - 222 gr. 20,5x14,5 160 pág [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De jure belli ac pacis libri tres. In quibus jus naturae et gentium item juris publici praecipua explicantur. Cum annotatis Auctoris eiusdemque Dissertatione de mari libero; ac libello singulari de aequitate, indulgentia, et facilitate nec non Jo. Fr. Gronovii notis... ex altera recensione Joannis BARBEYRACII cum notulis ejusdem nunc auctioribus, pluriumque locorum ex auctoribus quibus laudat. Adcuratiori indicatione.

      Leipzig, Impensis Ioannis Pauli Krausii, 1758.. Gr.-8vo. Tb., 13 Bll., XXXIX, 2 Bll., 1040, 43 S. (Mare Liberum), 40 Bll. (Index). Einfacher, älterer Pappband des 19. Jhds.. Letzte lateinische Ausgabe in Deutschland. - Hugo Grotius (1583-1645) gilt als der eigentliche Begründer des modernen Natur- und Völkerrechts. Sein grundlegendes Werk, das Grotius mit einem Schlag in ganz Europa berühmt gemacht hat, sind die "de iure belli ac pacis libri tres", mit welchem erstmals ein übernationales und überkonfessionelles Völkerrecht geschaffen worden ist. Das Völkerrecht wird von Grotius aus dem natürlichen Recht begründet und ist daher als allgemeine Rechtslehre formuliert. Dieses epochale Werk ist die erste systematische Darstellung des Völkerrechts. In Deutschland wurden Ende des 17. Jahrhunderts die ersten Lehrstühle für das Naturrecht eingerichtet. Bis zum Auftreten von Pufendorf wurden Vorlesungen fast ausnahmslos mit dem Werk von Grotius bestritten, die akademischen Übungen nahmen Kapitel für Kapitel das Werk von Grotius durch.

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        Index poeticus exhibens compendio nomina propria, genealogiam, mythologiam, astrologiam, geographiam poeticam. Editio tertia.

      Ingolstadt und Augsburg, Crätz und Summer, 1758.. 8°. 6 Bll., 556 SS., 20 Bll. mit Holzschn.-Titelvign., 8 gefalt. Kupferstichkarten. Ldr. d. Zt.. Zischka 4: "Vornehmlich zum Verständnis der Klassiker." - Mit Europakarte und Karten von Spanien, Italien, Griechenland (4) und Nahem Osten. - Tls. gering stockfleckig. Einbd. etwas bestoßen und beschabt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lutz-Peter Kreussel]
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        Wohlbewährte Fischgeheimnüsse oder deutlicher Unterricht von der grossen Nutzbarkeit der Fischerey.

      Nürnberg, Bauer, 1758.. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, gestochener Titelvignette und 2 Falttabellen. 7 Blatt, 288 Seiten, 4 Blatt. Halbpergament der Zeit.. Zweite und verbesserte Ausgabe. - Das Frontispiz mit einer Anleitung zum Fischfang "mit Garn". Behandelt auch Austern und sonstige Schalen- und Krustentiere, Teichfischerei, Fischzucht und Fischen mit Netz und Angel. - Pergament des Rückens fehlt größtenteils, Einband berieben und bestoßen. Bindung intakt. Vorsätze gestempelt. Innen wenig gebräunt oder stockfleckig.

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        Institutiones linguae sacrae, in universitate graecensi SS. Theologiae auditoribus propositae.

      Widmanstadii, J. M. Lechner, 1758.. 8 Falttafeln [6],175,[54] Pergament d. Zeit auf Bünden m. 2 Schließen. Klein 8°.. K:GS. Sehr selten, sehr schönes Exemplar, nur der Rücken mit Gebrauchsspuren...

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        A Treatise of Fluxions. By Israel Lyons, Junior

      London: Printed by William Bowyer, 1758. London: Printed by William Bowyer, 1758. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Later antique style quarter calf and brown cloth backed boards with gilt lettered leather title-piece within raised bands at spine; binding firm, flat and tight with just some moderate wear at the joints and some rubbing to the spine label, which is also faded; contents in very good shape: clean and fresh with just a moderate amount of dust dulling at the title-page; endpapers and text not showing any pen-marks, damp stains or worming; also, not from a library so no such stamps or labels; size: 8vo (210mm x 140mm); collation: pp. xxiii, [1], 269, [1, errata], [2, ads.] and 7 fold-out plates. Note: ESTC T106786 collates just three plates whereas this copy has seven. Also note: only 500 copies printed. Written when Lyons was only 19-years-old. Later, in 1773, he was chosen to be the astronomer for the North Pole voyage led by Constantine Phipps. Very rare.

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        Algebra oder gründliche Anweisung zu der Buchstaben-Rechen-Kunst. Darinne die Regeln dieser so edlen Wissenschaft durch auserlesene Exemple, und zierliche Aufgaben, der studirenden Jugend zum Besten, dergestalt erkläret, und erläuteret werden, daß die Liebhaber auch ohne mündliche Unterweisung alle Kunstgriffe, und die meisten Beschwernissen, welche bey Erlernung derselben vorzukommen pflegen, von sich selbst erlernen können.

      Freiburg, F. J. Kerckenmayer, 1758.. 4°. (8 Bl.), 106 (recte 105) S. - (3 Bl.), 178 S. - 152 S. Lederbd. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung.. Erste Ausgabe. - Poggendorff I, 639; vgl. ADB V, 532. - Eine von zwei Ausgaben im gleichen Jahr (ein Teil erschien noch mit zusätzlichem Druckort Augsburg). - Eberenz (1723-1788) lehrte Mathematik an der Universität Freiburg und war zugleich Wasserbaudirektor und Rheininselinspektor. - Sauberes, nur vereinzelt minimal fleckiges Exemplar. Titel mit alten handschriftlichen Besitzvermerken und kleinen Stempeln privater Vorbesitzer. Innenspiegel mit Exlibris.

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        Elemens de L&#39;architecture Navale, ou Traité Practique de la Construction des Vaisseaux

      Paris: , 1758. Paris, 1758. may 14 b/w folding plates, eng. frontispiece. 4to. xliv 484 pp. Second edition of the best 18th century work on European shipbuilding, corrected, expanded and revised. The author &#147;was inspector general of the marine and applied his scientific knowledge to the improvement of naval construction. This is a practical treatise on shipbuilding, and gives a detailed account of the construction of a ship of 70 cannons...&#148;&#151;Scott 288. Polak 2860. Bound in original full mottled calf, rebacked to match, with original label. A good copy of an important book.

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        Territoirre d'Erffurt. Par le rouge qui la reduit et traduit. Landkarte.

      Paris, 1758.. Kolorierter Kupferstich. 20,7x27,8. Gerahmt (echt glanz gold 23ct., handpoliert).. Le Rouge, Georges- Louis (*Hannover-1778 Paris). Karthograph in Paris. Bibl. Erfurtina 420/10.

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        "All the works of Epictetus, which are now extant; consisting of his discourses, preserved by Arrian...the Enchiridion, and fragments"

      London: 1758, S. Richardson. London: 1758. S. Richardson. "First edition, large 4to, pp. [18], xli, [1], 505, [11]; [a]-[b]4 [c]1 a- e4 f1 B-3T4 3U2; decorative intials and head- and tail-pieces; contemporary gilt-ruled calf, gilt-lettered spine in 6 compartments; joints exposed though ties holding, edges rather worn; interior fine.& & Includes a quite impressive list of subscribers for this first edition of 1018 copies (which sold out immediately). Among the original subscribers are Thomas Anson, John Bosworth, John Hawkesworth, Mrs. Montagu, and the translator&#39;s good friend Dr. Samuel Johnson, who would later write, ""My old friend, Mrs. Carter, could make a pudding as well as translate Epictetus from the Greek, and work a handkerchief as well as compose a poem"". Indeed, all these things, he believed, were of equal importance in the agreeability of a woman, although special emphasis was almost certainly put on the word ""pudding"". & & See DNB III, p. 1104; ESTC T138721."

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        THE ART OF ANGLING Improved, in all its parts, Especially Fly-Fishing: Containing A particular Account of the several Sorts of Fresh Water Fish, with their most proper Baits. Also The Names, Colours, and Seasons of all the most Useful Flies. With Directions for making each Fly Artificially In the most Exact manner, etc. The whole Interspers&#39;d with many Curious and Uncommon Observations

      Worcester Printed by M. Olivers [c.], 1758. Worcester Printed by M. Olivers [c.], 1758. First edition. Small 8vo. [iv]+95 pp. Bound in contemporary panelled sheep with raised bands to spine. Boards worn with some superficial worming to the back board. Armorial bookplate of Arthur Yate to front pastedown, contemporary inscription to front blank and with piece excised from front endpaper, later ownership stamp to title. Internally fresh and clean with minor marginal loss to D4 not affecting text. Overall an authentic and well preserved copy of a scarce and important work. One of the most influential fishing manuals of the eighteenth century. In the first edition Richard Bowlker alone is listed as author, however in subsequent editions Bowlker&#39;s son, Charles, claims the work as his own. "The Son... was considered the most finished fly-fisher of his day." - Westwood & Satchell Westwood & Satchell p.39/40

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        Remarks on Dr Battie's Treatise on Madness.

      London, Clarke, 1758.. 21,5 x 13cm, mod. Halbleder, RSch. mit goldgeprägtem Titel, marmor. Deckel, 2 Bl., 60 S.; sehr gutes Exemplar. sehr selten! Erste und einzige Ausgabe des berühmten Werkes, welches zusammen mit Batties "Treatise on madness" aus dem gleichen Jahr den Beginn einer wissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung über Psychiatrie und psychiatrische Praxis darstellt. Außerdem wurde das Interesse der Öffentlichkeit am "mad business" geweckt, und das Parlament setzte eine Untersuchungskommission ein, vor der sowohl Battie als auch Monro gehört wurden (allerdings wurde erst 1774 der erste "Act of Parliament for regulating Madhouses" beschlossen). Die Monros leiteten über vier Generationen das Bethlem Hospital in London, berichteten aber niemals über ihre Aktivitäten und Erfahrungen. Erst die Angriffe von Battie provozierten die hier vorliegenden "Remarks...". - First edition. William Battie's Treatise on madness had appeared earlier in 1758. It was not only the first work with that title, but the first by a psychiatrist who could draw on his experiences with a large number of patients; it gave great impetus to the rational study of insanity, largely because of what he discarded in the way of traditional doctrines which stood in the way of progress. In the course of his book he laid the blame for the backwardness of psychiatric theory and practice on Bethlem Hospital with its monopoly of the insane and its cartel of physicians "most of whom thought it advisable to keep the cases as well as the patients to themselves." These remarks were clearly aimed at James Monro and his son for never communicating their knowledge and experience in print. Monro's prompt reply was the first publication on insanity to come from a Bethlem physician. The controversy was widely publicised at the time and further stimulated interest in a neglected field. Tobias Smollett gave detailed analyses of both Battie's Treatise and Monro's Remarks in the Critical Review, and later obtained from them much information on the theory and practice of madness for his novel Sir Launcelot Greaves, and indeed lifted whole passages from them. HUNTER/MACALPINE pp. 402-16; LEIGH pp. 50ff..

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        Elemens de L&#39;architecture Navale, ou Traité Practique de la Construction des Vaisseaux

      Paris, 1758. may 14 b/w folding plates, eng. frontispiece. 4to. xliv 484 pp. Second edition of the best 18th century work on European shipbuilding, corrected, expanded and revised. The author &#147;was inspector general of the marine and applied his scientific knowledge to the improvement of naval construction. This is a practical treatise on shipbuilding, and gives a detailed account of the construction of a ship of 70 cannons...&#148;&#151;Scott 288. Polak 2860. Bound in original full mottled calf, rebacked to match, with original label. A good copy of an important book.

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        L&#39;Ami des Hommes, ou TraitE de la Population Nouvelle Edition, AugmentEe d&#39;une quatriËme Partie & de Sommaires

      [Paris, 1758]. [Paris, 1758]. Second Edition of parts I-III, first Edition of part IV. 4 Parts in 2 vols., 4to. (8), 192; (2), 266, (4); (6), 264; (8), 278, 81pp. Contemporary mottled calf with gilt spines, red morocco labels; covers a bit rubbed, spine extremities and corners worn with slight chipping, otherwise a very good copy, internally crisp and clean. Frontispiece lacking, as is often the case. Bookplates of A. de Seville. Kress 5735; Higgs 1631; Goldsmith 9317 . A work of fundamental importance, whose appearance created a sensation throughout Europe, was widely translated and reprinted, and earned its author an international reputation "greater than that of any other economist before or after, not excluding Adam Smith or Karl Marx-" (Schumpeter, p. 175n) Mirabeau argues that wealth is the product of population -- in particular, agriculture -- and that a large populartion is desirable, that religious toleration, free enterprise, a more equitable system of taxation and distribution of wealth were necessary components of a vital economy. The first three parts appeared in 1756; by 1758, Mirabeau had fallen under the influence of Quesnay, and issued the fourth part in which the latter&#39;s influence is very much felt. The two between them, it may be said, founded the school of the physiocrats. A fifth and sixth part were added in 1760

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