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        Franckfurt am Mayn, eine Freye Reichs zu der Wahl und Crönung der Römischen Kaiser Bestimmte und weit Berühmte florissante Handel Stadt, verlegt von M. Seutter, Röm. Kaiserl. Geograph. Grundrißplan mit Einzeichnung der wichtigsten Gebäude und der Befestigungsanlagen, mit Legende A-Z und a-c, darunter Gesamtansicht mit 2 allegorischen Darstellungen. Kupferstich, Vogelschau-Ansicht koloriert.

      Augsburg, Tob. Conrad Lotter um. 1760 - Ca. 49 x 57 cm auf 56 x 65 cm. Blatt angestaubt bzw. nachgedunkelt, mit Feuchtigkeitsrändern sowie leichten Stockflecken, im Mittelfalz unten eingerissen, ein Einriß im rechten oberen Rand, wenige kurze Randeinrisse, die unteren Ecken geknickt. Stadtansicht, gestochen von Matthäus Seutter (1678-1757), Kupferstecher und Verleger in Augsburg

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        PARADISE LOST AND PARADISE REGAIN'D [TWO VOLUMES]

      Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson, 1760. Third Baskerville Edition. Hardcover. large Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in original full brown leather, spines paneled with elaborate gilt accents and lettering; boards have a single gilt rule; blind roll to board edges and turn-ins; text blocks stained red; some wear and rubbing to boards, slight cracking to hinges; interiors clean; ii, lxii, 416 pages; xix, v, 390 pages; With scarce list of Subscribers, including Benjamin Franklin; Wickenheiser 702 703, Coleridge 123 203, Kohler 38 198; JG consignment; shelved case 0. Dupont.

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        Théorie du mouvement des comètes, dans laquelle on a égard aux altérations que leurs orbites éprouvent par l'action des planètes. Avec l'application de cette théorie à la comète qui a été observée dans les années 1531, 1607, 1682 & 1759.

      M. Lambert, Paris 1760 - 8vo (200 x 123 mm). [2] i-xiv, [1] 2-247 [1] pp. Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, spine gilt. Little browning and spotting to text. Lacking the two engraved plates. Ex-libris to front pastedown. A near fine copy. ---- Norman 487, D.S.B, Freitag 483. - First Edition. EXEEDINGLY RARE! In the work "Théorie du mouvement des comètes" ("Theory on the Movement of Comets" 1760) Clairaut predicted the date that Halley's comet would be at perihelion, the point it would be nearest the sun, was April 13, 1759. The actual date was March 13, just within the allowed-for margins of error. There was a suggestion that Halley's Comet be renamed for Clairaut and he was hailed as the "new Thales." A very nice and bright copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        Veduta prospettica della Piazza del Duomo.

      Snt (ma Augsburg, 1760ca.). Incisione originale in rame (cm. 30x43) arricchita da bella colorazione coeva, l'incorniciatura con doppio vetro mette in risalto le parti traforate. Il presente esemplare è stato, in origine, montato su cartone e traforato per la visione nell'apparecchio ottico. Incisione in controparte rispetto alla vue d'optique edita da Probst a Augsburg nel 1760, si differenzia da questa anche per l'aggiunta di alcuni particolari: ornamenti dei palazzi, un secondo cagnolino etc. Inoltre non reca il titolo nella parte superiore e neppure il testo descrittivo nella parte inferiore. Bella incisione che raffigura la veduta prospettica del Duomo di Milano, animato da numerosi personaggi e carrozze. Queste "vedute prospettiche" vedono la loro diffusione a partire dal XVIII secolo, dal 1740 verranno identificate come « vues d'optique ». I fogli, realizzati con tecnica incisoria ed opportunamente predisposti mediante intagli, forature e controffondature, erano presentati al pubblico all'interno di apparecchi ottici dalla struttura estremamente semplificata, per lo più scatole lignee dotate di aperture o di sportelli apribili, di lenti e specchi per la rifrazione e di candele per illuminare le immagini. Un semplice cambiamento della fonte luminosa consentiva una doppia visione con effetto diurno-notturno di grande fascino.. .

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Historical Cards Exhibiting the HISTORY OF ENGLAND.

      London. Printed for John Wallis.No date [late 18th century]. Comprising 32 engraved cards, each bearing a hand-coloured pictorial roundel of a monarch, with descriptive text beneath; all contained in a slipcase with mounted printed title label. The first card tells a brief history of William the Conqueror, the last of George II, who died in 1760. Case worn and rather ragged around the opening; first card a little browned; else an excellent set.£775. 00.

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        Origines Hafnienses

      Eller Den Kongelige Residentz-Stad Kiøbenhavn, Forestillet i sin Oprindelige Tilstand, Fra de ældste Tider af, indtil dette Seculi Begyndelse, Saavidt som Dens Historie og Antiqvitæt har været at samle, Af adskillige Archiv-Documenter, Og at oplyse med nogle gamle og nye Aftegninger. Kbhvn.: Andreas Hartvig Godiche 1760. Med 14 kobbertavler stukket af J. Haas. [32] + 512 s. Let brunet eksemplar med bred margin indbundet i nyere helskind med småskavanker.With 14 plates, engraved by J. Haas. Copy with wide margin bound in newer full leather with signes of use, spine faded, upper headband damaged. * 'Den første egentlige Københavns historie... Samtidig med, at den bygger på fortidens lærde arbejder og søger at forholde sig kritisk videnskabeligt til sity emne, er den i virkeligheden folkelig... Bogen er morsom...' [Danske Bogsamlere Udstiller 103].Bibl. Danica II, 606.

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        TA., Kath. Kirche, rechts die Elbbrücke, "Die Königl. Catholische Kirche, nebst der Bruck über den Elbe Flus, zu Dresden .".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Probst in Augsburg, um 1760, 27 x 40 Sixt v. Kapf, Guckkastenbilder, Nr. K38 u. Abb.- Unter der Ansicht Beschreibung in 4 Sprachen. Rechts ein Teil der Elbbrücke, links die kath. Kirche.

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        Hofseite ( Nordseite ), "Villae Regiae Sanssoucianae posticae partis prospectus . Prospect der hintern Seite des Königl. Lust - Schloßes San Soucy".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Probst in Augsburg, um 1760, 27,5 x 41 Sixt, Guckastenblätter, Nr. K 81 und farb. Abbildung; Bernd, Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 1462. - Mit Legende in 4 Sprachen.

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        Groningen, antieke plattegrond.

      "Plan van Groningen."Kopergravure uitgegeven door de Gebr. Lotter te Augsburg, ca. 1760.? Later met de hand gekleurd. Afmetingen (prent) ca. 49 x 57 cm.We zien hier een vergrote uitgave van de oorspronkelijk door H. Hofsnijder vervaardigde en in 1743 te Groningen bij Phebens verschenen kaart.Met gebouwenlijst (1-36) en stratenlijst (a-z & A-W) en schaalstok van 70 roeden [= 7,6 cm].Dit exemplaar komt uit Lotters Atlas Maior Sive Collectio Mapparum Diversorum Autoribus.Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717 - 1777) was kopergraveur en uitgever te Augsburg. Hij was leerling en schoonzoon van uitgever Matthias Seutter. Na het overlijden van Seutter, neemt Lotter de uitgeverij over en bouwt deze uit tot een van de meest succesvolle uitgeverijen van de 2e helft van de 18e eeuw. Uitgeverij Lotter bestond tot 1810.Prijs: Euro1.450,- (incl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Origines Hafnienses

      1760 1760 - Eller Den Kongelige Residentz-Stad Kiøbenhavn, Forestillet i sin Oprindelige Tilstand, Fra de ældste Tider af, indtil dette Seculi Begyndelse, Saavidt som Dens Historie og Antiqvitæt har været at samle, Af adskillige Archiv-Documenter, Og at oplyse med nogle gamle og nye Aftegninger. Kbhvn.: Andreas Hartvig Godiche 1760. Med 14 kobbertavler stukket af J. Haas. [32] + 512 s. Let brunet eksemplar med bred margin indbundet i nyere helskind med småskavanker.With 14 plates, engraved by J. Haas. Copy with wide margin bound in newer full leather with signes of use, spine faded, upper headband damaged. * 'Den første egentlige Københavns historie. Samtidig med, at den bygger på fortidens lærde arbejder og søger at forholde sig kritisk videnskabeligt til sity emne, er den i virkeligheden folkelig. Bogen er morsom.' [Danske Bogsamlere Udstiller 103].Bibl. Danica II, 606. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Essais sur Divers Sujets Intressans de Politique et de Morale. [s.l., s.n.]

      1760 - First Edition. 8vo, xi, [1], 362, [2]pp, original wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Il Goffredo, ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata di Torquato Tasso. Nuova Edizione Arricchita di figure in rame, e d'annotazioni colla vita dell'autore. (2 Volumes)

      Presso Antonio Groppo, Venezia 1760 - Tome 1: (1f, Half-Title) - [xxx] - 364 pages; Tome 2: [xii] - 360 pages; 20 full page plates. Front hinge of volume 1 is cracked at the top (5cm) and the bottom (3cm), covers are lightly bent and soiled, but still solids. Some light foxing to a few pages, otherwise inside pages and plates are in very good condition, unmarked and tight. Photos available upon request. 4 kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of the Life of the Late George Frederic Handel. To which is added, A Catalogue of his Works, and Observations upon them

      R. and J. Dodsley, London 1760 - 8vo (8 x 5 inches). [iv], 208pp. Half-title. Contemporary English speckled calf. Rebacked, some offsetting from binding at edges of preliminaries and terminal leaves, free endpaper slightly chipped at edges, L1-2 with offset stain. Provenance: armorial bookplate from a member of the Clayton family with motto "quod sors ferit fermus." FIRST EDITION of the first full biography of Handel in any language, with a catalogue of his works. It also provides a summary of music at the end of the Baroque era. The English theologian Mainwaring collaborated with John Christopher Smith, Jr. and Robert Price on the text, and the catalogue was prepared by James Harris. The biography occupies the first 143 pages and is followed by the catalogue of his works, divided into Church Music, Theatrical Music, and Chamber Music. This is followed, on pages 159 to the end, by observations on Handel's works (by Price). "Though he was evidently conversant with music, he devoted most of his attention to the broad outlines of Handel's life and to a multitude of charming anecdotes about the great man, reserving the detailed discussion of the music for Price's portion of the book. Mainwaring probably obtained most of his information from John Christopher Smith, Jr. (1712-1795), a composer who-like his father-worked for Handel for many years in a variety of capacities and consequently knew him well. It is not clear if Mainwaring ever had the opportunity to interview Handel directly" ("Histories of Music," exhibit at Yale University Libraries, Winter-Spring 2011). The work was issued with and without an engraved portrait frontispiece; it is not present here. Gregory and Bartlett, i 162; Hirsch, i (Anhang) 38. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gesamtans, darunter Erklärungen v. 1 - 48 in Latein u. Deutsch, "Colonia. Cöln am Rhein".

      - Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) v. Johann Friedr. Probst n. F.B. Werner b. Jeremias Wolff Erben in Augsburg, um 1760, 31,3 x 99,5 Nicht bei Fauser. Marsch, F.B. Werner, Seite 141 ( Zustand 2 a ). - Prachtvolles Barockpanorama der Stadt Köln von Deuz her gesehen. - Unten mittig mit der Paginierung "38". - Bugfalte unten gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        Almanach ten dienste der zeelieden voor het jaar 1788. Including: (2) Over het bepalen der lengte op zee door de afstanden van de maan tot de zon, of vaste sterren, ... (3) Van tafelen, ten dienste der zeelieden, en voor al ter bevordering van het bepaalen der lengte op zee, door de afstanden van de maan tot de zon, of de vaste sterren; ...Amsterdam, Gerard Hulst van Keulen, 1787-1788. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With three title-pages with woodcut printer's device, mathematical figures in the text, letterpress tables, and 4 large printed folding tables. Contemporary half vellum.

      Bierens de Haan, 4789 (1), 4791 (2), 4793 (3); C.A. Davids, Zeewezen en wetenschap, pp. 188-190; Poggendorf II, col. 1058. First edition of an almanac for the use of seamen, in three parts, published by order of the board of the Amsterdam Admiralty by the Committee for the establishment of longitude at sea and the improvement of nautical charts, in which committee Van Swinden played a leading role. The almanac is based on the English Nautical almanac and includes everything that can be of use to seamen, including a separate part on the calculation of longitude at sea and a part with letterpress tables necessary for the calculations. Although John Harrison had already demonstrated the accuracy of his chronometer in the 1760s they were still not in widespread use and the present works calculate longitude from very precise measurements of the position of the moon.In very good condition, only slightly browned around the margins. Binding worn along the extremities, sides chafed but otherwise good.

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        Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particulière, Avec La Description Du Cabinet Du Roi. Tome Huitième.

      De L'imprimerie Royale, Paris 1760 - Titre, table, 401p, illustrées de 54 Planches de Mammifères, gravées sur cuivre d'après De Sève, sur papier fort. Bandeaux et culs-de-lampes gravés. Reliure d'époque demi veau blond, plats cartonnés décorés d'une page de bible manuscrite, dos rapé, tranches marbrées. Dim: 295 x 225 mm. Size: Gd In4 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Dictionary of the English Language. In Which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized By the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found. Extracted from the Folio Edition. [Two Volumes]

      J. Knapton (et al). Hardcover. London, 1760. 8vo, modern brown cloth. The second edition, corrected, and complete in two volumes with Vol. I containing A-K and Vol. II containing L-Z. A quite bright and well preserved set in a modern binding. Some brittleness to margins of title pages from contact with original binding, title page of second volume with archival tape on verso to strengthen a crease, contemporary ownership signatures of a J. Key Hampstead on heads of title pages, archival tape reinforcement to one leaf. An excellent set overall. The scarce second edition of Johnson's landmark work. "For the most part the Dictionary was able to demonstrate the fecundity of the language more comprehensively than any of its predecessors. Conscious that his primary role was to record the state of English vocabulary, rather than to legislate for its usage, Johnson registered the entire sweep of words from the crude and demotic to the most rarefied scientific terms and to recent fanciful forms imported from other languages." - Oxford DNB. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1760. Second Edition.

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        Dictionnaire universel des drogues simples

      d'Houry, Paris 1760 - Pleine basane marbrée fauve de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs, orné et doré, portant la pièce de titre. Tranches rouges Un volume in quarto (260x197 mm), (4)-xxiv-884 pages. Reliure très légèrement frottée Rousseurs marginales Ouvrage dans lequel sont classés par ordre alphabétique les noms, origine, choix, principes et vertus thérapeutiques des végétaux, minéraux et animaux connus à l'époque. Exemplaire bien complet des 25 planches hors texte. Très bel exemplaire. Rare dans cet état ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full marbled fawn sheepskin. Spine gilt in six compartments with raised bands, titled in gilt on lettering-piece. Red edges. 4to (260x197 mm), (4)-xxiv-884 pages and 25 plates. Binding slightly rubbed Minor foxing Works where are alphabetically arranged lists of composites and simples respectively, giving the source, virtues, doses and therapeutic action of the various medicaments. They represent a comprehensive dictionary of pharmaceuticals. Copy with the 25 plates. Fine copy. Rare in this state. In 4 2008g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eric Zink Livres anciens]
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        PHILOSOPHIAE NATURALIS PRINCIPIA MATHEMATICA. Perpetuis commentariis illustrata, communi studio PP. Thomae Le Seur & Francisci Jacquier, ex Gallicana Minimorum Familia, matheseos professorum. Editio altera longè accuratior & emendatior.

      Coloniae Allobrogum, sumptibus Cl. & Ant Philibert, 1760. In-8 gr. (mm. 267x210), 3 volumi, cartoncino rustico coevo (spacchi a una cerniera, tracce d'uso), pp. XXXII,548; (8),422;(2). Il terzo vol. (con numeraz. continua) è così suddiviso: parte I: (8),XXVIII,1-376 / parte II: 375-536 / “Lunae Theoriam Newtonianam: VIII (ma VI),537-703. Con centinaia di diagrammi inc. su legno nel t. L'opera è suddivisa in tre libri, nei primi due tratta del moto dei corpi e dei mezzi di contrasto, quali aria e acqua; nel terzo libro, chiamato “De mundi systemate”, Newton espone la legge di gravitazione universale che agisce, secondo l'A. in ogni luogo e per ogni corpo. Nel terzo volume sono contenuti inoltre tre studi complementari sul fenomeno delle maree: “Traité sur le flux et reflux de la mer” di Daniel Bernoulli - “De causa physica fluxus et refluxus maris” di Mac-Laurin - “Inquisitio physica in causam fluxus ac refluxus maris” di Euler. Seconda edizione, con qualche correzione e modifica (la prima con questi commenti è del 1739-42),. Questa edizione monumentale è particolarmente stimata per l'”excellent commentaire” (come cita il Brunet,IV, 49) dei padri Le Seur et Jacquier e d'importanza capitale per la storia della diffusione delle teorie newtoniane in Europa. I due commentatori l'hanno arricchita di note, citazioni e dimostrazioni così notevoli da farne l'edizione di riferimento per tutto il XVIII secolo. ”Newton divide con Galileo il merito di aver posto, nella sua opera fondamentale "Principia mathematica" (1687), le basi della meccanica.. e a prescindere dal posto che occupano in tale storia, essi costituiscono un'opera fondamentale dal punto di vista dell'evoluzione del pensiero matematico”, così Diz. Treccani,VIII. p. 331. Con uniformi arross. su tutti i volumi ma complessivamente esemplare con barbe in buono stato.

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        The Complete Angler: or Contemplative Man's Recreation. Being a Discourse on Rivers, Fish-Ponds, Fish, and Fishing. To Which Are Now Prefixed, The Lives of the Authors. Illustrated with Cuts of the Several Kinds of River-Fish and of the Implements Used in Angling. Views of the Principal SCenes Described in the Book, and Notes Historical, Critical and Explanatory.

      London: Printed only for Thomas Hope, 1760. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. The title page for the first part is dated 1700, the title page for the second part and the Hawkins dedication are dated 1760. the book is clean, tight, square and unmarked with contemporary spine covering of tan calf with five raised bands and bright gilt titles. The boards appear to be the original in brown leather and brass clasps at the fore edge. They have been rubbed to rounding at the corners. The front paste down has the name of John Bell Thirsk. The first part has 302 clear pages with occasional toning and some minor damp stain in the upper corner spine for a dozen or so page near the end. The second part has 128 pages plus an index. The frontispiece of part 2 is a plate of Cotton. Both parts are illustrated with black & white plates. The spine covering has been replaced making this a very handsome book. As this book This beautiful book is from the library of American Impressionist J. Alden Weir, the father of Caroline Weir (Caro Weir Ely), artist, print maker, book binder, there is a chance it was she who did this work.

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        Kst.- Karte, von J. C. Back nach Carlet de la Roziere bei Broenner in Frankfurt, "Partie septentrionale du Landgraviat de Hesse-Cassel, avec les Pays Voisins".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, dat. 1760, 50,5 x 84,5 Nicht bei Stopp/Langel. - Mit Kopftitel. Zeigt mittig das Fürstentum Waldeck. Gebiet Lippstadt - Höxter - Einbeck, Heiligenstadt, Eschwege - Fritzlar - Sachsenberg,

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        Théatre, et autres oeuvres du mesme auteur. Théâtre François. Théâtre italien. Théâtre de la foire.

      Paris, N.B. Duchesne, 1760. 4 vols. Small 8vo (17x10 cm). Contemporary mottled calf, spines nicely gilt in compartments with flower ornaments, with ribbons; marbled edges, marbled endpapers. With engraved frontispiece by C. Bacquoy after Durand and title-vignettes with different scenes engraved by Fessard. With woodcut head- and endpieces. Vol. 1: Théâtre François: (iv:blank), frontisp., title, lxi (Eloge historique), (iii: Table),467,(i:blank) pp.; Vol. 2: Théâtre François: (ii: blank),(iv,432,(ii:blank) pp.; Vol. 3: Théâtre italien: (ii:blank),(ii),368,(ii:blank) pp.; Vol. 4: Théâtre de la foire: (ii:blank),(iv),408,(ii:blank). - Spotless set in attractive bindings. With ex-libris "Monsieur Circaud, Docteur en Médecine, à la CLAYETTE";(sum in arithmetic in old ink on endpaper vol.1). - Rare, nice set

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        Traité d'optique sur la gradation de la lumiere: Ouvrage posthume. et publiée par l'Abbé de la Caille.

      Paris Guerin & Delatour 1760 - (26 x 19 cm). XVIII (2) 368 S. Mit 7 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Dekorativer Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - "The 'Traité' goes far beyond the 'Essai (d'optique)' describing a number of ingenious kinds of photometers, including a method of goniophotometry, and even attempting an elaborate theory of the reflection of light from rough surfaces, although this was not successful. The third and last part of the book, however, gives a valid elementary theory of the horizontal visual range through an obscuring atmosphere, arriving at a law, usually credited. considered to belong to the twentieth century" (DSB). - Bouguer (1698-1758), Professor für Hydrographie in Paris, konstruierte das erste Photometer, erfand ein Heliometer und nahm an der von der Académie des Sciences durchgeführten Meridianmessung in Peru teil. Er gilt als Begründer der wissenschaftlichen Photometrie. - Einband leicht bestoßen. Vordergelenk unten etwas angeplatzt. Insgesamt schönes breitrandiges und fleckenfreies Exemplar. - DSB 2, 344; Norman 286 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Synopsis philosophiae hodiernae ac mathesis praeviae in disputatione solenni propugnatae secundum omnes suas partes.

      (Innsbruck), Wagner, 1760. - 2 Teile in 1 Band. Kl.-4°. 7 nn. Bl., 144; 386 S., 9 nn. Bl., mit 13 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Leder der Zeit mit reicher Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung, Goldschnitt, (etwas berieben, unteres Gelenk leicht eingerissen, ohne die Bindebänder). Erste Ausgabe. - Poggendorff II, 1159. - Zweiteilige Abhandlung des Jesuiten Joseph Unterrichter (1724-1800) über die Mathematik und Philosophie der Zeit. Mit Kapiteln über Arithmetik, Geometrie, Logik, Metaphysik, Psychologie, die Naturerscheinungen, Astronomie usw. - Die Tafeln mit geometrischen Figuren, Apparaten, Sternlaufbahnen usw. - Etwas stockfleckig. Sehr schöner, teils bemalter Einband des Rokoko. Deckel mit 2 Rahmen, der äußere mit mäandernder Muschel-Rolle, der zweite mit jeweils 2 Bändern einer Rolle bestehend aus Blüte und Quadrat. Das Mittelfeld mit 4 Eckstücken gefüllt mit Blattwerk und einem aus Romben geprägten sternförmigen teils bemalten Mittelteil. Rücken über 5 Bünden mit vergoldeten Rückenfeldern. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia, recognita, aucta, emendata, multis in locis, atque in duos tomos distributa. Accessit V. Cl. Joannis Barbeyracii vitae Auctoris narratio

      apud Eliam Luzac (II: apud Theodorum Haak), 1760. Due volumi di cm. 33, pp. (22) 529 (45); (4) 464 (14). L'ultima carta del secondo volume, relativa all'indice delle leggi citate, è rilegata in fondo alle carte preliminari del primo volume. Tra le pp. 526 e 527 del I tomo sono inserite 10 interessantissime pagine manoscritte da mano settecentesca contententi i seguenti scritti di Noodt: In oratione de religione ab imperio libera; Responsum in causa matrimoniali, fedelmente trascritti dall'edizione napoletana del 1786. Bellissimo ritratto dell'Autore inciso in rame all'antiporta. Primo frontespizio in rosso e nero. Legatura coeva in piena perg. con titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Minime mende alla legatura, naturali fioriture dovute alla qualità della carta. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Gerard Noodt (1647-1725), celebre romanista olandese, insegnò a Nimega, Franeker, Utrecht e Leida e fu autore di numerose opere che segnarono una svolta nello studio delle fonti letterarie ed epigrafiche. Premessa la vita dell'A. curata da Barbeyrac si riscontrano i seguenti scritti: Probabilium juris civilis, De jurisdizione et imperio, Ad legem Aquiliam liber singularis, De foenore et usuris, De pactione et transatione criminum, Observationum, De forma emanandi doli mali, De usufructu. De pactis et transationibus liber singularis, Dissertationes quatuor (De civili prudentia, De causis summi Imperii et lege regia, De religione ab imperio jure gentium libera), Responsum in causa matrimoniali, commentari alle Pandette. Non comune. Cfr. Iccu; non in Sapori che menziona altre edizioni..

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        Histoire et phenomenes du Vesuve. Traduction de l'italien par m. l'abbé Peton

      chez Jean Thomas Herissant. Cm. 17, pp. xxiv, 399 (1). Una cart. geogr. ripieg. f.t. dei dintorni di Napoli e cinque tavole ripieg. f.t. in fine al volume con vedute del Vesuvio. Il tutto inciso finemente in rame. Legatura coeva in piena pelle con titoli su tass. e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli rossi. Esemplare ben conservato. Prima edizione francese dell'opera "Storia e fenomeni del Vesuvio"; edita a Napoli nel 1755 e scritta dal fisico e naturalista romano Giovanni Maria Della Torre (1712-1782). L'abate Peton non si limitò a tradurre il testo italiano, ma ampliò il testo aggiornandolo fino ai fenomeni eruttivi del 1760, proprio con la collaborazione e grazie a dati forniti dallo stesso Della Torre. L'opera, che poggia le basi sulle prime osservazioni erudite di Plinio e fu ben accolta negli ambienti scientifici del tempo, si configura come la prima storia generale del Vesuvio. Cfr. Iccu..

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        Cours de la Roer de puis Nehem jusqu'a son embouchure dans le Rhin.':.

      - Aquarellierte anonyme Tuschefederzeichnung, um 1760, 25 x 51 Manuskriptkarte. - Zeigt den Ruhrlauf von Neheim über Wickede bis Fröndenberg-Dellwig und den Lauf der Hönne bis Menden im Sauerland.

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        An Accurate Map of England and Wales drawn from all the particular surveys hitherto published by Thomas Kitchin 1760.

      An Accurate Map of England and Wales drawn from all the particular surveys hitherto published, illustrated with many additional improvements, and regulated by numerous astronomical observations made by members of the Royal Society, the places being marked where observations are made, by Thomas Kitchin. Published by Carrington Bowles, London 1760. On folding linen in 48 sections, size 121 by 104 cm. Scale 69 miles to a degree or approximately eleven miles to the inch. Includes a small inset map of the Isles of Scilly. With an attractive decorative cartouche above a large vignette depicting the wealth, power and resources of the nation. Hand-coloured. VG condition. Folds into original marbled slipcase that bears the bookplate of Sir Henry Wilson. Slipcase Good condition with some rubbing. Images available.

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        Tilforladelig Efterretning om Kysten Guinea, Indeholdende: Beskrivelse I. Om Kysten i Almindelighed. II. Om Europæiske Nationers Handel der. III. Om Negernes Religion. IV Om Negernes Historie, Sæder og Levemaade. V. Om os Danske, vores Forter og Etablissements.

      Kbhvn.: Lillies Enke 1760. Med kobberstukket portræt af forfatteren, foldet kobberstukket kort over Guineakysten samt 3 foldede kobbere visende fortet Christiansborg fra sø- og landsiden samt fortet Fredensborg. [30] + 348 + [2] s. Let bruneret eksemplar med rødt snit indbundet i samtidigt helskind med farvet titelfelt og rig rygdekoration i guld. Enkelte blade med svagt skjold i øverste margin. * Römer var ansat i det Vestindisk-Guineiske Kompagnie. Han opholdt sig flere år i Guinea, efterhånden med titel af Oberkiöbmand. I 1749 rejste han hjem på grund af sygdom. Han kom sig imidlertid og blev en velhavende mand med sukkerraffinaderi i Nyhavn 11."This history of European commerce in Guinea surveys the region's peoples and products in the terms of their relationship to the activities of the Danish West India Company and the Guinea Company". Ford Bell V,59. Important for the history of the slave trade.

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        Memoirs of the Life of the Late George Frederic Handel To which is added, A Catalogue of his Works, and Observations upon them

      London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1760. 8vo (8 x 5 inches). [iv], 208pp. Half-title. Contemporary English speckled calf. Rebacked, some offsetting from binding at edges of preliminaries and terminal leaves, free endpaper slightly chipped at edges, L1-2 with offset stain. Provenance: armorial bookplate from a member of the Clayton family with motto "quod sors ferit fermus." FIRST EDITION of the first full biography of Handel in any language, with a catalogue of his works. It also provides a summary of music at the end of the Baroque era. The English theologian Mainwaring collaborated with John Christopher Smith, Jr. and Robert Price on the text, and the catalogue was prepared by James Harris. The biography occupies the first 143 pages and is followed by the catalogue of his works, divided into Church Music, Theatrical Music, and Chamber Music. This is followed, on pages 159 to the end, by observations on Handel's works (by Price). "Though he was evidently conversant with music, he devoted most of his attention to the broad outlines of Handel's life and to a multitude of charming anecdotes about the great man, reserving the detailed discussion of the music for Price's portion of the book. Mainwaring probably obtained most of his information from John Christopher Smith, Jr. (1712-1795), a composer who-like his father-worked for Handel for many years in a variety of capacities and consequently knew him well. It is not clear if Mainwaring ever had the opportunity to interview Handel directly" ("Histories of Music," exhibit at Yale University Libraries, Winter-Spring 2011). The work was issued with and without an engraved portrait frontispiece; it is not present here. Gregory and Bartlett, i 162; Hirsch, i (Anhang) 38.

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        Fusilamientos de mercedarios por los franceses en Murviedro

      España - MIGUEL GAMBORINO (1760-1828) Los Reverendos Padres Fray Pedro Pasqual Rubert, Provincial de la Merced, Fr. José de Xérica. y los lectores Fr. Gabriel Pichó. Fr. Faustino Igual y Fr. Vicente Bonet dominicos, fusilados por los franceses en Murviedro el dia 18 de Enero 1812. Estampa editada en Valencia en 1813. Buen estado de conservación. Ligeras grietas en los márgenes. Siglo/Century: XIX Aguafuerte y buril iluminado Papel verjurado Grabador/Engraver: Gamborino, Miguel Dibujante/Draw Artist: Gamborino, Miguel 1813 Altura papel/Paper height: 225 Anchura papel/Paper width: 326 Altura plancha/Plate height:175 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 247

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        The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

      York and London, 1760-67 Nine volumes in five. Contemporary calf, morocco labels. Front free endpaper of vol. I detached, light touchups to spine of vol. I, light wear to joints. A fine set. An excellent copy of Tristram Shandy, one of the most innovative and ambitious works in English literature, from the library of Col. Ralph Isham, discoverer of the Boswell Papers. First edition. Signed by Sterne as usual in volumes 5, 7, and 9 to protect the book from piracy. After the first two volumes were rejected by Dodsley, the leading publisher of literature in London, Sterne revised them and had them published in York. The remaining volumes were published in London to great acclaim, though Johnson, Richardson, and Goldsmith expressed reservations on artistic and moral grounds. Johnson commented, "Nothing odd will do long. Tristram Shandy will not last." "Sterne's first genuine experiment in literature brought him in an instant a worldwide reputation" (DNB). This classic of English literature is one of the most innovative novels in the language and the progenitor of the "stream-of-consciousness" genre. The word "shandy," meaning "half-crazy," is fitting in this madcap, digressive novel, one of the strangest ever published. The famously inventive novel is also noteworthy for its fanciful typography and book design, such as the marbled paper leaf inserted at vol. 3, page 169, the blank page for the reader's imagined portrait of the widow Wadman (vol. 6, page 147), and the black page in the Alas, Poor Yorick! section (vol. 1, pp. 73-74). Because of its episodic nature, fine sets of first editions of Tristram Shandy are rare in the market. This is an especially splendid example. Provenance: bookplates of R. H. Isham, Lionel Damer, and Hobart F. Cole. Ralph H. Isham famously acquired the unpublished James Boswell papers from Malahide Castle, one of the greatest literary discoveries of the 20th century.

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        Paradise Lost. A Poem in twelve Books. From the Text of Thomas Newton. (+) Paradise Regain'd. A Poem, in four Books. To which is added Samson Agonistes: and Poems upon Several Occasions. From the Text of Thomas Newton.

      Birmingham, John Baskerville, 1760. Royal 8vo. (24 x 16 cm.). Bound in 2 fine contemp. full red morocco. Inside gilt lineborders elaborately tooled in gilt consisting in a huge variety of stamps, flowers, fruits, stars, filigree lines etc. Spine with 5 raised bands, richly gilt compartments. Gilt tome-and titlelabels on spines. Inner gilt dentelles. Edges of covers gilt. Headbands. Neath repairs along hinges. Light wear along hinges. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. (28),416;(4),LXXII,390 pp. Apart from very light browning to the last few leaves in both volumes and a few leaves with faint brownspots, clean and fine, printed on good paper. An old name on title-pages: "Hugh Bowen". ¶ Newton's text and Baskerville's type combined make this the most excellent edition of Milton's work. The first volume contains Baskerville's interesting preface, in which he gives an account of his becoming a type-founder, pays tribute to Caslon, and states his intention of printing a folio bible. Volume one has the list of subscribers.Gaskell 9-10.

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        Cusus padi per Longobardiam.

      Artist: Lotter Tobias Conrad ca ; issued in: Augsburg; date: ca1760 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 57,5 x 45; - description: Map shows the western part of the Lombadia; - vita of the artist: Tobias Conrad Lotter ( 1717- 1777) was a carthographer and publisher in Augsburg. He married the elder daughter of Matthäus Seutters and worked in the company of his father in la was map maker. He produced under the ? eye? of M. Seutter his first ? Asia minor? atlas between 1740 and 1744. The Asia minor altas of Lotter, Praecipua orbis terrarum imperia, regna et provincias, Germania potissimum tabelli 80 exactae delineatis sistens usui militiae ducum ac peregrinantium maxime accommodatus opera contains 63 maps, mosly Lotters work and other maps from Seutter where he put his name in the lower margin.

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        The Royal Gauger; or, Gauging made Perfectly Easy, As it is actually practised by the Officers of his Majesty's Revenue of Excise

      London: C. Hitch and L. Hawke, et al, 1760. Fifth edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. xvii, 474 [484] p. 8 fold-out illustrations, the first three coloured. Two fold-out vouchers. Numerous in-text tables. Binding repaired. Pencil and ink notes on endpapers. Damp stains affecting upper corners. Faint marginalia page 296. Small worm hole in bottom half of page affects second half of book but does not become large enough to affect text until about page 408 onwards. A "gauger" was an officer whose business it was to ascertain the contents of casks, mainly to assist in the prevention of illicit shipments of alcohol. The job of an exciseman, however, also involved checking shipments of soap, starch, candles, coffee, tea, chocolate, etc. and rules for these are also given. Special sections give advice on how to become an excise officer and "cask-Gauging" as practised in the Port of London. Judging by the book's thickness, there was a lot to learn.

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        Philosophiae naturalis, Principia mathematica

      Coloniae Allobrogum, Cl. & Ant. Philibert, Genève 1760 - Pleine basane de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré, manquent une pièce de titre et une pièce de tomaison, tranches rouges. Sans les gardes volantes. Trois volumes in quarto (235x188 mm), xxxii-548 / (8)-422-(2 bl.) / (8)-xxviii-[1]-376; [375-]536; viii [recte vi], [537]-703 pages Reliures frottées, coiffes et coins usés. Corps d'ouvrage frais malgré quelques cahiers roussis et traces de mouillures marginales sur quelques feuillets. Les Principia de Newton sont considérés comme l'ouvrage le plus important de l'histoire des science. Seconde édition dite "des jésuites", basée sur l'édition de 1739-1742, avec quelques corrections et les modifications apportées au texte. Cette édition est estimée pour les commentaires abondants apportés par ses rédacteurs, Le Seur et Jacquier. Il contient également dans le volume trois, des travaux importants, qui ont reçu le prix de l'Académie française en 1724 pour résoudre le problème du mouvement des marées par la théorie de la gravité : - Traité sur le flux et reflux de la Mer par Daniel Bernoulli (pages 133-246 ). - Causa de Physica Fluxus et Refluxus Maris par Colin Maclaurin (pages 247-282.). - Inquisitio Physica dans Causam Fluxus ac Refluxus Maris par Léonard Euler (pages 283-374). Ces travaux représentent tout ce qui a été fait sur la théorie des marées entre la publication des Principia de Newton et les travaux de Laplace. (Babson catalogue). Réédité cinq fois, l'édition jésuite a tellement dominé le marché qu'aucune autre édition latine des Principia n'a été publiée entre la troisième édition de 1726 et celle de Koyré et Cohen en 1972. PMM [161. Pour l'édition originale : "The principia is generally described as the greatest work in the history of science"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full sheep, spine gilt in six compartments, lacking two lettering pieces, red edges. Without free endpapers. Three 4to (235x188 mm), xxxii-548 / (8)-422-(2 bl.) / (8)-xxviii-[1]-376; [375-]536; viii [recte vi], [537]-703 pages Bindings rubbed, caps and corners worn. Fresh copy with only some pages age tonning and with few light waterstains Second 'jesuit' edition of the principia. PMM [161. Pour l'édition originale : "The principia is generally described as the greatest work in the history of science"] In quarto / 4to 3600g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Berlin, darunter Erklärungen v. 1 - 34 in Deutsch und Latein.

      - Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) n. Anna Maria Werner b. Georg Balthasar Probst in Augsburg, um 1760, 36,5 x 110 Angelika Marsch, F. B. Werner, S. 137 (Zustand 2 b von 7); Ernst, Berlin in der Druckgrafik, kennt nur eine andere Fassung dieses Blattes (siehe unter J.F. Probst, Nr. 1). So auch nicht bei Kiewitz. (vergl. aber 977 und 1334). - Blick vom Schiffbauerdamm aus, auf der Spree Lastschiffe. Im Himmel der Titel auf fliegendem Band, rechts oben großes Wappen. Unten mittig mit Nummer "43" versehen. Seitenrichtige Kopie aber mit geänderter Staffage nach Anna Maria Werner (siehe Ernst, Werner, A.-M. 2). Sprache: Deutsch

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        Berlin, darunter Erklärungen v. 1 - 30 in deutscher Sprache.

      - kol. Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) n. F.B. Werner b. Ioh. Georg Hertel, um 1760, 29,5 x 97,5 Angelika Marsch, F.B. Werner, S. 137 (Zustand 1c von 7); So nicht bei Ernst, Berlin in der Druckgrafik. Seltene Ausgabe bei J. G. Hertel in Augsburg (1700 - 1775), der Teile des Verlages Wolf übernahm. - Blick von einem erhöhten Standpunkt auf die Stadt, Mittig das Stadtschloss und die Marienkirche. Im Himmel der Titel auf fliegendem Band, rechts oben großes Wappen. - Mit altrestaurierten Einrissen, teilw. leicht fleckig. Sprache: Deutsch

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        A Dictionary of the English and Italian Languages

      London: C. Hitch and L. Hawes et al, 1760. Full-Leather. Good. 2 vols. Unpaginated. "Improved and augmented" edition. Dedication written by Samuel Johnson. Front board detached from Volume 1. Other hinges tender. Thin chips to spine ends. Corners bumped. Bookplate of Elizabeth Versey. Ink signatures on title-page. Guiseppe Baretti (1719-1789), Italian literary critic, lived in London and spent time with Samuel Johnson and his associates. This dictionary is one of Baretti's best-known works along with a dissertation on Shakespeare and Voltaire. Elizabeth Versey (1715-1791) was a wealthy English intellectual who was credited with fostering the Bluestockings, a society of women which hosted informal literary and political discussions that Johnson and his companions were known to attend.

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        Il Goffredo, ovvero Gerusalemme liberata (La Gerusalemme liberat)

      Presso Antonio Groppo 1760 - 2 volumes in 1. Quartos, 31 x 22 cm. Engraved frontispiece. 95 illustrations, 20 full page plates, portrait. Bound in contemporary vellum. Volume 1 rebacked. Minor staining to cover. Edges speckled red. Generally very good internally. (2), XXX, 364; XII, 360 p. Plates and illus. engraved by Jacopo Leonardis after designs by Bernado Castelli and Pietro Antonio Novelli. Tassiana 270: "Questa edizione merita di essere annnoverata tra le piu belle ed ornate che si abbiano della Gerusalemme non essendosi dallo stampatore risparmiata diligenza, ne spesa. Ella e ricchissima piu che altra di rami." Refs: Gamba 948; Morazzoni 228. Serassi II, 406. Cohen - Ricci, 980. Gasparrini - Leporace, 71. (La Gerusalemme liberat). This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Théatre, et autres oeuvres du mesme auteur. Théâtre François. Théâtre italien. Théâtre de la foire

      Paris, N.B. Duchesne, 1760. 4 vols. Small 8vo (17x10 cm). Contemporary mottled calf, spines nicely gilt in compartments with flower ornaments, with ribbons; marbled edges, marbled endpapers. With engraved frontispiece by C. Bacquoy after Durand and title-vignettes with different scenes engraved by Fessard. With woodcut head- and endpieces. Vol. 1: Théâtre François: (iv:blank), frontisp., title, lxi (Eloge historique), (iii: Table),467,(i:blank) pp.; Vol. 2: Théâtre François: (ii: blank),(iv,432,(ii:blank) pp.; Vol. 3: Théâtre italien: (ii:blank),(ii),368,(ii:blank) pp.; Vol. 4: Théâtre de la foire: (ii:blank),(iv),408,(ii:blank). - Spotless set in attractive bindings. With ex-libris "Monsieur Circaud, Docteur en Médecine, à la CLAYETTE";(sum in arithmetic in old ink on endpaper vol.1). - Rare, nice set

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        Plan der la Bataille de Torgau gagnée le 3. Novembre. 1760 .

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( anonym ) b. Simon Schropp in Berlin, um 1762 ?, 56 x 70 Einblattdruck, nicht bei Drugulin; Schropp, Lagerkatalog 1820, S. 220 ( der damalige Verkaufspreis betrug 5 Thlr.). - Sehr seltener Schlachtenplan, zugleich wohl eine der frühesten Publikationen des Verlages Simon Schropp in Berlin ( Unten mittig befindet sich der Verlagsaufkleber ). Am linken und rechten Rand jeweils 4 Detaildarstellungen ( je 12 x 13 cm.) zum Schlachtverlauf, teilweise mit beweglichen Teilen. Die Truppenstellungen sind schematisch dargestellt. - Die Karte ist in 12 Sektionen auf Leinwand montiert. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La science des ombres, par rapport au dessein [.] avec le Dessinateur au Cabinet et à l'Armée

      1760 - 2 parties en 1 vol., À Paris, chez Charles Antoine Jombert, 1760, in-8, 2 parties en 1 vol, pagination continue de XVI-92-[2]-III et 95 à 168-[4]-III pages, 18 planches, veau havane de l'époque, dos à nerfs et fleuronné, pièce de titre brune, Nouvelle édition de cet ouvrage publié pour la première fois en 1750. Il comprend 18 planches gravées sur cuivre ; 14 illustrent, dans la première partie la manière de poser les ombres en fonction des formes et de la source lumineuse ; 4 montrent la manière de dessiner des plans de places fortifiées et des paysages alentours. Selon son auteur, cet ouvrage est destiné principalement "à ceux qui veulent dessiner l'architecture civile & militaire", à savoir les arpenteurs et les topographes ; c'est leur adresse que la seconde partie est consacrée. Le lieutenant Dupain de Montesson, né vers 1715 et mort dans les années 1790, était ingénieur topographe, ingénieur géographe et cartographe dans l'Armée. Sa contribution à l'art de la cartographie n'est pas négligeable ; on lui doit le relevé de nombreux plans dont ceux de la place de Courtrai, du cours du bas Rhin et des environs de Bayonne. Ex-libris manuscrit de Michel Javey au faux-titre et étiquette manuscrite au contreplat : "à M:el Javey de Baume. État intérieur assez moyen, avec quelques rousseurs et des salissures marginales et des petites déchirures sans manque à 2 planches ; une planche dépliante est rognée très court, avec perte marginale affectant légèrement l'illustration. Néanmoins, reliure plutôt bonne, en dépit d'une trace d'eau et d'un accroc léger sur le plat inférieur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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