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        Les Oeuvres de theatre [12 Volumes, complete]

      Libraires Affocies 1760 - Paris, 1760. Nouvelle Edition, revue & corrigee. 12 Volumes, 12mo, contemporary mottled calf, gilt lettered spine-labels (rubbed), some moderate wear, contemporary writing on preliminary pages of a volume and a few chips to leather but still in very good condition. A very scarce early complete set of Florent Carton Dancourt's dramatic works. The plays of Dancourt are faithful descriptions of the manners of the time, and as such have real historical value. The characters are drawn with a realistic touch that led to his being styled by Charles Palissot the Teniers of comedy. He is very successful in his delineation of low life, and especially of the peasantry. The dialogue is sparkling, witty and natural. Many of the incidents of his plots were derived from actual occurrences in the fast and scandalous life of the period, and several of his characters were drawn from well-known personages of the day. Most of the plays incline to the type of farce rather than of pure comedy. Voltaire defined his talent in the words: "What Regnard was in respect to Moliere in the high comedy, Dancourt was in the farce." (French: "Ce que Regnard était à l'égard de Molière dans la haute comédie, le comédien Dancourt l'était dans la farce.") OCLC 559462827, locating two copies which are both held by the British National Libraries. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Des Semis et Plantations des Arbres, et de leur Culture; ou Méthodes pour multiplier et élever les Arbres, les planter en Massifs & en Avenues; former les Forêts & les Bois; les entretenir, & rétablir ceux qui sont dégradés: faisant partie du Traité complet des Bois & des Forêts.

      - Seventeen folding engraved plates & engraved vignettes. 2 p.l., lxxx, 383, 27, 10 pp. Large 4to, cont. marbled calf (corners a little worn, upper joint with short crack at foot), triple gilt fillet round sides, spine nicely gilt, a.e.g., red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, 1760. First edition and an attractive copy, complete with the two Additions. Duhamel (1700-82), French polymath, made notable contributions in agronomy, chemistry, botany, and naval technology. His major interest and contribution to technology and society was in agriculture. Duhamel "adapted Tull’s system to France based on his own wide reading in French agronomy and on original experiments."–D.S.B., IV, p. 224. One of Duhamel’s main interests was the cultivation and use of timber; this is one of his chief books on the subject. "The sections of the book discuss the soil, the climate, and the choice of trees; their propagation; nursery gardens; planting; forests; and maintenance and re-afforestation, with all instructions based firmly on the author’s long experience of forestry."–Raphael, An Oak Spring Sylva, 34. The attractive plates depict methods of grafting, agricultural implements, etc. Fine copy. 19th-century bookplate of F. Allard. ? Stafleu & Cowan 1545. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        The Interest of Great Britain considered, with Regard to her Colonies, and the Acquisitions of Canada and Guadeloupe. To which are added, Observations concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling those Countries, &c.

      London: printed for T. Becket, 1760 - 7 pamphlets bound in one volume, octavo (190 × 128 mm). Franklin: pp. [2], 58, including the additional leaf at the end. Late 19th-century half calf, marbled boards, red morocco label, narrow bands, gilt lozenges to compartments, marbled endpapers. A little rubbed, contents variably soiled and browned; half-title and title of item (b) torn, no loss of text, half-title laid down, last leaf of the same torn across and with an old sewn repair backed with paper; final leaf of Franklin slightly crumpled and torn at the inner margin, loss of a few characters but overall very good. Full-page table to item (e). First edition of Franklin's "Canada Pamphlet", an important contribution to the debate on the relative merits of the retention of Canada or sugar-rich Guadeloupe following the impending victory in the Seven Years' War. Although contemporary opinion credited Franklin – this copy is annotated "by Mr. Frankland [sic] of America" on the title page – 19th-century scholarship attributed the pamphlet to Richard Jackson. However, the publication of The Papers of Benjamin Franklin returned "The Canada Pamphlet" to the canon: "in recent years Franklin's authorship has been re-established in the minds of all but a few doubters, though, as Franklin himself seems to have acknowledged, he received some help from his friend and ally Jackson. With this attribution to Franklin the present editors wholly concur" (Papers 9:53). As well as arguing strongly for the retention of Canada, in this, "one of his most important publications in pamphlet form", Franklin also discusses the potential problems of government that might attend the expansion of the colonies, but doubts their ability to act in concert. Further growth "may render them dangerous. Of this I own, I have not the least conception, when I consider that we have already fourteen separate governments Those we now have, are not only under different governors, but have different forms of government, different laws, different interests, and some of them different religious persuasions and different manners. Their jealousy of each other is so great that however necessary an union of the colonies has long been, for their common defence and security against their enemies, they have never been able to effect such an union among themselves Nothing but the immediate command of the crown has been able to produce even the imperfect union but lately seen there". From the library of the 5th Earl of Rosebery, Liberal prime minister and bibliophile, whose collecting was marked by a sensitivity to provenance, the present volume with the armorial bookplate of the antiquary and collector James Maidment reimposed verso of the front free endpaper. A prominent figure in Scottish literary circles, Maidment was a friend of Sir Walter Scott, and himself an author: "his publications mainly of editions of Scottish historical, literary, genealogical, and antiquarian material were very numerous. Many were anonymous, and most were privately printed in small editions, some at least for their bawdy or erotic content" (ODNB). The sale of his extensive library in over 5,000 lots occupied 15 sessions in April and May 1880, raising about £4,500. The other six items in this pamphlet volume relate to Britain's involvement in mid-18th century conflicts worldwide, including a number of uncommon and important pieces, all printed in London: a. A Letter to the Most Noble Thomas, Duke of Newcastle, on certain Points of the last Importance to these Nations H. Whitridge, 1746; pp. [2], 38. First edition; an analysis of the causes of the second Jacobite rebellion; b. EGMONT, John Perceval, Earl of. An Examination of the Principles, and an Enquiry into the Conduct of the Two B*****rs The Fifth Edition, reviewed and corrected. A. Price, 1749; pp. [4], 79, half-title bound in. Criticism of the prime minister Henry Pelham and his brother the Duke of Newcastle for their conduct of the Austrian War of Succession; c. CHESTERFIELD, P

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        Biblia Sacra. Vulgatae Editionis, Sixti V & Clementis VIII. Unà cum selectis annotationibus ex optimis quibusque Catholicis Interpretibus, & etiam ex Auctoribus Heterodoxix in his, quae Catholicae veritati non sunt contrria, exceptis: Prolegomenis, novis Tabulis Chronologicis, Historicis & Geographicis illustrata. Pars prima.

      Ex Typ. Balleoniana., Venetiis. 1760 - In 4°, p. perg., pp. XCII + 866 + 74 inc. (cm. 5,5 x 6,5 ca.), raffiguranti scene bibliche. Testate. Capilettera. Front. fig. con inc. (cm. 5,5 x 9). Antip. con ricca inc. Lievi mende alla cop. Disp. della sola prima parte.

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        Il Goffredo, ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata.

      Antonio Groppo 1760 - 2 volumi in-4°, piena pelle coeva maculata artisticamente, dorso a 5 nervi con decorazioni in oro e ampi riquadri sui piani, taglio rosso. xxx, 364; xii, 360 pp. con grande antiporta allegorica, ritratto del Tasso, 95 vignette e artistiche bordure ornamentali n.t. e 20 magnifiche tavole f.t. disegnate da Bernardo Castelli incise in rame da Giacomo Leonardis. Una delle edizioni più belle dalla Gerusalemme Liberata, impreziosita da un' eccezionale legatura di incredibile bellezza. Esemplare perfettamente conservato. Cohen - Ricci, 980. Gamba, p. 285. Morazzoni, p. 228. Gasparrini - Leporace, 71. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Brighenti]
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        GOFFREDO, OVVERO GERUSALEMME LIBERATA DI TORQUATO TASSO. Nuova Edizione Arricchita Di Figure in Rame, Ed’annotazioni Colla Vita Dell’Autore.

      Venezia Antonio Groppo 1760-61 - 2 volumes. First Groppo Edition. Superbly illustrated with very fine engravings throughout including a very finely engraved full-page frontispiece by Novelli, a beautifully engraved title page in red and black, with finely engraved vignettes and head and tail pieces throughout, a very fine full page engraving of the author by Agostino Caracci, and with 20 very beautifully executed full page engravings by J. Leonardus from the designs of Bernardo Castello from 1617. The "Argomentos" all with elaborate engraved and intricate borders, the first large multi-line initial of each canto finely historiated with engraved figures, and additionally, 94 fine and large engravings are included within the text after designs by Novelli and executed for the edition by Leonardus. 4to, in fine full antique vellum over stiff boards with yap edges and marbled endpapers, the spines with a brick-red morocco title labels gilt lettered and decorated and a smaller brown morocco volume labels also gilt decorated and lettered. An Oates Family copy with engraved armorial plates of William Edward, Edward and Robert Washington Oates, founders of the Oates Museum and the Oates Collection at University of Southampton. (2), XXX, 364; XII, 360. A wonderful set in exemplary condition, extremely fresh and clean, the paper unpressed and the impression is bold, dark and fine. A RARE, IMPORTANT AND VERY BEAUTIFUL EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC OF ITALIAN LITERATURE. The edition has long been considered one of the richest and most magnificent of the many editions of Tasso printed over the centuries. Poet, prose writer and literary theorist, Tasso was successor to and deviator from the tradition of Boiardo and Ariosto, he gave to the court of Ferrara the third of the great ottava rima epic romances celebrating the Este ancestry, Gerusalemme Liberata, and the purest example of Renaissance pastoral drama, Aminta. Even before its end, his life became a legend of poetic madness and wandering. Born in Sorrento, he shared the political exile of his father, Bernardo, and began his literary studies and his long experience of Italian courts in Urbino. He attended the universities of Padua and of Bologna, at 18 published Rinaldo, a chivalric poem in 12 cantos, and in 1565 took service with Cardinal Luigi d'Este. Although he completed the Liberata in 1575, Tasso was never to be satisfied with it in relation to neo-Aristotelian canons of epic poetry or to Counter-Reformation religious orthodoxy, and restlessly he consulted scholars on one score and ecclesiastical inquisitors on the other. In 1577 he was imprisoned for a paranoid display of violence in the presence of Lucrezia d'Este. He escaped to the south but, following another outburst on his return to Ferrara in 1579, was shut up in the hospital of S. Anna, to remain there until 1586. The Liberata was finally published in 1581, but Tasso continued to regard the poem as unfinished while it circulated in several editions from that year on. Released from S. Anna, he went to Mantua under the protection of Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga, and thence into a ceaseless vagabondage that took him to Genoa, Rome, Naples and Florence. He received hospitality from religious orders and academies, from the Medici, from the marquis Giambattista Manso, and from Pope Clement VIII and his nephew, to whom Tasso dedicated the only authorized version of his epic, much reworked and retitled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Goffredo, ovvero Gerusalemme Liberata. Nuova edizione arricchita di figure in rame.

      Antonio Groppo., Venezia. 1760 - 2 voll., in 4°, m. pelle no coeva, pp. XXX + 364 (1° vol.) + XII + 360 (2° vol.). L'opera è dotata di 117 ricche e pregevolissime inc.nn. nel e f. t., diverse a tutta p., di Jacobus Leonardis. Capilettere su piccole inc. Front. figurati. Barbe. Nervi. Antip. del 1° vol. con inc. raffigurante il Tasso. Lettere e piccoli fregi ai d. in oro. Carta forte. Questa edizione merita di essere annnoverata tra le più belle ed ornate che si abbiano della Gerusalemme non essendosi dallo stampatore risparmiata diligenza, ne' spesa. Ella è ricchissima più che altra di rami. Morazzoni p. 256. De Grassi p. 200. Lapiccirella 235. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        Le Temple de Gnide

      London 1760 - [2], 209 pp. Two title pages. 16.8x9.2 cm. (6½x3¾"), period calf, gilt decorated spine, gilt-lettered morocco spine label. Montesquieu's celebrated prose poem. With bookplate of Romero & Martinez on front pastedown. Condition: Rubbed and bumped at extremities; a bit of neat ink writing on second title page, light scattered foxing; very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy.

      Various Imprints 1760-67., London - First editions, first issue of each volume. Octavo, 9 volumes. Volumes 5,7, and 9 are signed by Stern as called for. In near fine condition in an attractive calf with gilt tooling to the spine. Housed in a handsome custom leather box. Tristram Shandy is considered by many the first modern novel and Sterne the father of stream of consciousness writing. It is perhaps the most literal example of a novel available. Sterne was an Anglican Vicar who was influenced by Pope, Locke, Swift and Cervantes. His narrative devices and styles have indelibly influenced many modern and postmodern authors: James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Milan Kundera, Salmon Rushdie among others. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Die Natur und das Wesen der Staaten, als Grundwissenschaft der Staatskunst, der Policey, und aller Regierungswissenschaften.

      Berlin, Stettin und Leipzig, im Verlag Johann Heinrich Rüdigers 1760 - Ein Band in 8vo; (14), 488, (32) Seiten; Kalbsleder der Zeit, Rücken auf 5 Bünden mit reicher Vergoldung, gold geprägtes Rückenschild, Vorderdeckel mit kleiner und schwacher Wurmspur, Einband nur minimal berieben und bestossen, Deckelinnenseiten mit marmorierten Papier bezogen, roter Schnitt, erste und letzte Blätter gebräunt, schwache Feuchtigkeitsspur im unteren Rand, sonst sauber und frisch, ein sehr gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe dieser bedeutenden staatsphilosophischen Schrift. Nach Roscher (S. 446 ff.) "steht Justi im wesentlichen auf den Schultern Montesquieu's". Er nennt sein Werk "Die Natur und das Wesen der Staaten" selbst einen "Geist der Gesetze". Er betont darin u.a. die Notwendigkeit, dass sich die Cameralwissenschaft auf die Grundlehren der Politik stützen müsse. Higgs 2415, Humpert 7492, Menger Sp. 51, Masui S. 916 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Sketch of Moral Philosophy; or an Essay to Demonstrate the Principles of Virtue and Religion upon a New, Natural and Easy Plan.

      London: J. Waugh and W. Fenner, 1760. - A treatise on religious ethics by John Taylor (1694-1761), a Presbyeterian minister, tutor and fairly prolific author on theological matters. 8vo, 19th century brown half morocco, marbled paper sides and endpapers, gilt decorated and lettered spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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      Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by B. Franklin, and D.Hall, [1760].. [36]pp. including several in-text woodcut vignettes. 12mo. Printed self- wrappers, stitched. Stab holes in margin, presumably from earlier binding. Edges worn and chipped, affecting some ruling and a few characters of text near upper margin and foredge; early tape repair to pp.[33/34]. Still, a very good copy. In a half morocco and cloth slipcase, raised bands, spine gilt. The first Poor Richard Almanack was printed in 1732. The early almanacs are extremely rare, and all from the period when Franklin himself was printing them are very rare in commerce, although there are many institutional holdings. This almanac for 1761 features a four-page essay on smallpox inoculation and two attractive cuts illustrating a solar eclipse. DRAKE 9832. EVANS 8732. MILLER 744. NAIP w036919.

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        Portrait engraving entitled "Dr. Wm. Boyce Master of His Majesty's Band of Musicians Drawn from Life & Engrav'd by I.K. Sherwin [ca. 1746-1792] Engraver to His Majesty & His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales... Decr. 1st 1788"

      [London]. Boyce is depicted three-quarter length, seated at a table with a quill pen and a blank leaf of music manuscript paper. 300 x 215 mm. Edges torn and chipped, minimally affecting printed area; mounting stains to verso.. "Though formerly best known for some of his anthems and his editing of Cathedral Music (1760-73), the significant contribution he made to instrumental music, song, secular choral and theatre music in England is now widely recognized." Ian Bartlett and Robert J. Bruce in Grove online

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        Pilgrim's Progress from this World to That Which Is to Come

      London: W. Johnston, 1760. In fine leather binding with gilt tooling and raised bands, gilt to page edges. A lovely, early copy on a wonderful binding. Leather shows edge wear, with rubbing at extremities. Bookplates from previous owners to marbled end papers. Pages are remarkably well preserved, though show some signs of age including toning, light smudging, light corner creases, offsetting, foxing, age related spotting. Very well preserved given its age.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      in zyne opkomst, aanwas, geschiedenissen, voorregten, koophandel,gebouwen, kerkenstaat,schoolen,schutterye,gilden en regeeringe, beschreven ,door Jan Wagenaar, historieschryver der stad. 3 vols, 1760, 1765, 1767. Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion. With 1 titleprint, 3 frontisp. a portret of the author and 80 engr.plts of Amsterdam.(45x28cm).

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        "PROSPECT DER PFARR BEERBACH eine halbe Stunde von Marck Neunhoff gelegen." Kolorierter Kupferstich von G.D. Heumann, aus: "Prospecte von dem Welserischen Rittergut und Marktflecken Neunhoff", 1760. 20,5:32,2 cm. - Kleiner, gut restaurierter Riß im unteren weißen Papierrand und minimale Spur vertikaler Faltung.

      1760. Müller, S. 65. - Ansicht der Kirche, des Pfarrhauses mit Garten und des Schulhauses. - Schönes Exemplar der seltenen Ansicht..

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Madrid. 1760. Pergamino a la romana y rotulado en lomera. 336p + indice (8h). 16x10. Rarissima y Magnifica Obra Sobre los Usos y Costumbres de los Griegos del siglo XVIII. Dificil en comercio. Ref 5.5 Biblioteca A.

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        Storia delle cose operate nella China,

      Venezia, Stamperia Fenziana 1760, - petit in-8, XVI-188 pp., reliure demi-veau, dos lisse orné de fleurons et roulettes dorés. Deuxième édition. En 1720, Clément XI, voulant alléger les souffrances del'Eglise en Chine, envoie un nouveau légat, GA Mezzabarba, Patriarche d'Alexandrie. Le 12 octobre il a atteint Canton (Guangzhou) et obtient avec difficulté une audience auprès de l'empereur Kangxi, qu'il apaise en lui accordant huit autorisations d'entrée en Europe: il pense ainsi, tout en préservant pleinement le décret de Clément XI, remédier à toutes les difficultés des convertis, en particulier ceux de la meilleure classe. Il est autorisé à s'agenouiller et faire des offrandes devant les tablettes modifiées de Confucius et des ancêtres, ainsi que devant le cercueil du défunt. Quelques piqûres par endroits.

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        Origines Hafnienses Eller Den Kongelige Residens=Stad Kiøbenhavn. Forestillet i sin Oprindelige Tilstand, Fra de ældste Tider af, indtil dete 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.

      Kiøbenhavn, Andreas Hartvig Godiche, 1760. (30) sider fortale + 512 sider + 14 kobberstik. Indbunden nyere halvlæder med gulddekoreret ryg og ophøjede bånd. Marorerede papirspermer. (Sign. Niels Revsgaard.). Original udgave. Helt rent og pænt med alle tavler. Smukt nyere bind. Utrolig velholdt ex. Navn på friblad. Trykt "udi Jubel-Aaret".(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        Veduta interna della Chiesa della Madonna degli Angeli detta della Certosa, che anticamente era la principal sala delle Terme di Diocleziano.

      . Interior of the Church of Our Lady of the Angels called the Charterhouse, which was once the principal room of the Baths of Diocletian. Copperprint. Rome 1760. 50x81 cm. (Vidute de Roma). Printed on strong paper. * When Piranesi arrived in Rome in the year 1740 he was instantly impressed by the splendour of the antique ruins in the ancient city. For almost a year he was an apprentice in the studio of Guiseppe Vasi, his later colleague and rival, where he learned the art of engraving copper plates. He began his extremely successful career depicting Rome's architectural gems (antique and contemporary) on extra large-scale single sheets: the famous "Vedute di Roma" (Views of Rome). Piranesi was an obsessed artist. Relentlessly he added plates, sometimes variations of former ones, to the collection, until, at the end of his life, there was a total of 135 views showing the majesty and the splendour of the once powerful capital of the Roman empire. Hind 94.i/iv. Luigi Ficacci 965..

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        Collecao das Leys que forao mandadas para o Est da India, ou que sendo estabalecidas nelle teverao confirmacao Regia.

      Probably Lisbon, c. 1760.. Portuguese manuscript on paper. 240 written pages. Contemporary full calf; giltstamped title "India Colleccao De Leys e Ordens Antigas" to spine, florally gilt. Folio (235 x 358 mm).. Unique manuscript containing 113 numbered and indexed Royal decrees, dating from 1642 to 1757, with additional material bound at the end of the volume: nine items of correspondence with the Conselho Ultramarino dating from 1681 to 1735, separately indexed as "Rellacao das Rezolucoens, Cartas Regias, e mais Ordens, que ha na Secretaria do Concelho Ultramarino, Sobre as Alvidracoens do Estado da India". Many of the documents are transcribed from the Secretario do Conselho Ultramarino, others constitute missives by various viceroys and governors of India. The information ranges from trade agreements and navigation routes through Arabian waters to India to customs regulations and trade with East Africa, negotiations with the British in Bombay, and the issue of piracy. Other documents pertain to missionary activity and the "various gentile peoples living in Goa". - Portuguese expansion into the Indian Ocean began in the early 16th century following Vasco da Gama's explorations and led to numerous armed conflicts with the Ottoman Empire along the coast of the Arabian Gulf. Here, the Portuguese asserted their suzerainity for more than two centuries: in 1750, Nasir bin Murshid al-Yaribi, Imam of Oman, ousted the Portuguese from Muscat, which Afonso de Albuquerque had conquered in 1507. - Written by various hands, but assembled and indexed by the Royal secretary Joaquim Miguel Lopes de Laire, whose name is signed under the index and most of the supplementary documents. A first-hand window into the legal, commercial, and military aspects of Portuguese rule in their Middle Eastern colonies. - Upper spine-end professionally repaired; an appealingly bound volume. From the collection of D. Manuel de Sousa e Holstein Beck, conde da Povoa (1932-2011); monogram stamp of the Dukes of Palmela to first page.

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        TA., Dom, "Prospeto di tutta la Fabrica della Chiesa Catedrale a Milano - Vue de toute .. ".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ), um 1760, 29 x 40,5. Nicht bei Fauser. Unter der Ansicht Legende in ital. und franz. Sprache. - Kolorit teilweise leicht oxidiert.

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        Auserlesene Schriften, nämlich von mehr als einer Welt, Gespräche der Todten, und die Historie der heydnischen Orakel; vormals einzeln herausgegeben, nun aber mit verschiedenen Zugaben und schönen Kupfern vermehrter als Licht gestellt von Johann Christoph Gottsched.

      Bernhard Christoph Breitkopf, Leipzig 1760 - Neue Ausgabe der ersten Gesamtausgabe der Gottsched¿schen Übersetzung aus dem Jahre 1752. Mit 12 astronomischen textholzschnitten, zahlreichen Kupfervignetten sowie 2 Tafeln nach Picard. Ganzledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen. Papier durchgehend leicht gebräunt. Insgesamt sehr schöne Ausgabe in guter Erhaltung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        AN ACCURATE MAP OF THE COUNTY OF KENT DIVIDED INTO ITS LATHES, and Subdivided into Hundreds. Drawn from Surveys, and most approved modern Maps, with various additional Improvements : Illustrated with Historical Extracts relative to the Air, Soil, Natural Produce, Manufactures, Trade and present State of its Cities & principal Towns.

      London. Printed for Rt. Wilkinson, in Cornhill, Carington Bowles in St. Paul's & Robt. Sayer In Fleet Street. No date [circa 1760's]. - Copper line engraving on paper, with original outline hand-colour. 540 x 725mm (approx. 21" x 28.5"). Dissected into 16, and mounted on linen. Folding into the original marbled slip-case, with the engraved labels of Robert Sayer, opposite Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, and S. Neele, near Exeter Change Strand. Case lightly rubbed and worn; else a very good, clean copy of this large and handsome map of Kent compiled by Emanuel Bowen, Geographer to George II, and originally produced in 1751 for a series of maps separately sold from 1749 on and eventually published as "The Large English Atlas" (London 1760) . Borders filled with the numerous historical and geographical information concerning individual towns etc. Inset Chart of the Goodwin Sands. Engraved pictorial title cartouche showing the principal trades and produce of the County: ship-building, fishing, hops and fruit. Engraved dedication panel to Lionel Sackville, Duke of Dorset, Lord Lieutenant & Custos Rotulorum for the County of Kent, etc.

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      London printed for Robert Sayer in Fleet Street, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Churchyard, n.d. but [1760] - Copper-engraved map, 21 x 27.5 inches, in original hand-colouring. A fine, clean example with good margins. This is the largest of Bowen's classic eighteenth century maps of the county. From Bowen and Kitchin's Large English Atlas which was published over a period of eleven years between 1749 and 1760, and forms a highly important series of large scale English county maps, some of the best produced in the eighteenth century. Crammed with information, detailed notes of historical and topographical facts fill all the available space surrounding the map. Inset is a chart of the Downs and, completing this imposing sheet, a large pictorial and allegorical cartouche depicting the maritime and agricultural importance of the county KENT MAPS KENT MAPS- 18TH CENTURY KENT

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        "Die Lufft. Daß Feuer. Die Erde. Das Wasser." Die vier Elemente, symbolisiert durch spielende Kinder, unten Verse in Deutsch und Latein. Insgesamt vier Darstellungen auf vier Blättern.

      . 4 Kupferstiche bei Joh. Gottfr. Böck, Augsburg, um 1760, je 17 x 28 cm.. Luft: Landschaft mit 4 Kindern, die mit Vögeln aus einem Vogelkäfig spielen, links eine Art Voliere mit Vögeln und Käfig. Feuer: In und vor einer Felsenhöhle schmieden Amoretten die Pfeile für Amors Köcher. Erde: Blick in eine Gartenanlage mit Ziehbrunnen und Spalieren, 5 Kinder beim Schöpfen des Wassers, Gießen, Pflanzen, Graben usw. Wasser: Uferlandschaft mit 3 Knaben beim Fischen mit Angel und Netz. - In den Rändern z.T. angestaubt und gering fleckig. Aus der Sammlung des Kunstmalers Ed. Riedel (1813-1885).

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        Allgemeine preußische Staats-Geschichte samt aller dazu gehörigen Königreichs, Churfürstenthums, Herzogthümer, Fürstenthümer, Graf- und Herrschaften aus bewährten Schriftstellern und Urkunden bis auf gegenwärtige Regierung. 8 Bände. Mit 7 gestoch. Porträts, 8 gestoch. Titelvignetten, 19 Kopfvignetten und 1 gefalt. Stammtafel. 4°. Schöne, marmorierte Lederbde d. Z. (geringe Gebrauchsspuren, Deckel teils mit Wurmspuren) mit 2 farb. Rückenschildern (3 etwas abgesplittert) und reicher Rückenvergoldung.

      Halle, Christoph Peter Francke, 1760-1769.. . Seltenes Monumentalwerk zur brandenburgisch-preußischen Geschichte. Eingehende Darstellung der Entwicklung des brandenburg.-preußischen Staates mit ausführlicher Würdigung der Quellen. "Trotz aller Mängel ... erscheint doch Pauli in ihnen als einer der tüchtigsten Vertreter des Aufschwunges, den in der Epoche Friedrichs des Großen unter dem Eindruck großer Thaten und Entwicklungen die preußische Geschichtschreibung nahm" (ADB). - Teils gebräunt, Titel mit kleinem, altem Stempel. Dekoratives Exemplar. - ADB XXV 790. Wegele 944.

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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.FIRST EDITION 1760. 8vo, approximnately 215 x 125 mm, 8½ x 5 inches, engraved frontispiece portrait of Handel by T. Chambars, pages: (2), 208, lacks half - title, bound in full mottled calf, gilt ruled border to covers, pretty gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered label, all edges pale yellow. Expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid down, small dark blemish to top of upper cover near to spine, new front endpaper in matching old paper, tiny chip to lower corner of label, corners just slightly worn, title page and margins of frontispiece faintly browned, very occasional slight pale foxing, slight foxing to top margin of final page, otherwise contents bright and clean. A very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A View General of the City de Havana of Amerique. Vue Generalle de la Ville de Havanne en Amerique.

      1760 - Paris, Daumont, c.1760. Original colour. 209 x 370mm. A faint stain in title area. A 'vue d'optique' of Havana, designed to be looked at through a zograscope, with the title in reverse above the view. The naive style of colouring is standard for these prints, but the English version of the title is unusually inept. In the foreground are a number of ships, including a galleon firing its cannon. The chain boom can be seen across the entrance of the harbour.

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        Les Hindous.Paris, chez l'auteur & H. Nicolle, 1808-1812. 4 volumes. 1mo (ca. 56 x 41 cm). Title-pages of each volume with hand-coloured etched vignette, and 288 etched plates (36 double-page) printed in colour and finished by hand. Contemporary red half morocco, gold-tooled spine, shell-marbled sides.

      Abbey, Travel 430; Colas 2767 ("ce livre est rare et il n'existe que très peu d'exemplaires complets"); cf. Hardgrave, "A portrait of Black Town", in: Changing Visions, Lasting Images, pp. 31-46. Rare first edition of Solvyns's Les Hindous, a rich and compelling ethnographic portrait of India, with accompanying text in French and English. Francois Baltazard Solyns (1760-1824) resided in Calcutta from 1791 to 1804. In 1794 he began work on a series of plates portraying the Hindus of Calcutta. This series was published in 1799 as A collection of two hundred and fifty coloured etchings, but, lacking the appeal of the picturesque, it proved a financial failure. In 1804 he left India for France, redrew the plates and published them in the present striking volumes.In very good condition, with some foxing, tear in lower right corner of the first title-page, bindings show some wear, spines damaged. Extraordinary visual record of life in India at the end of the 18th century.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Tob. Con. Lotter n. G. de I'Isle, "Mappa totius mundi".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1760, 45 x 64. Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären, oben in der Bildmitte große Titelkartusche, rechts und links davon Karten der Pole. Mit Einzeichnung der Entdeckungsreisen im Pazifik und Ind. Ozean.

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        Breviary] Das geistliche Seelenmahl oder Officium für die Abgestorbenen

      Brünn: Johann Paul Krauss, [c.1760] - A beautiful Italian armorial binding of the mid 18th-century, similar in style to those promoted by the Salvioni firm, in the original pull-off case. OCLC locates only one copy of this scarce German breviary, in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (BINDING, ARMORIAL, ITALIAN) 8vo. Engraved title in each volume (vols. II- IV reading "Unser Lieben Frauen -"). 189; [2], 193-390; [2], 393-590; 190 pp. Contemporary Italian binding of full brown morocco, covers gilt with two outer border rolls, corner-pieces, and arms (of Prince-Bishopric of Trent?), spine gilt in six compartments, a.e.g., Dutch gilt endpapers. Light wear to corners, else fine. In original morocco pull-off case, tooled in gilt to match, lined with Dutch gilt paper. Some wear and splitting to edges of box [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Summary, Historical and Political, of the First Planting, Progressive Improvements, and Present State of the British Settlements in North-America. [in Two Volumes]

      London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1760. Second Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Second British edition. Professionally rebound in rustic spotted calf with new black leather spine labels, gilt titles, new endpapers, new head- and footbands. Includes scarce folding map. Folds of map professionally reinforced on reverse. Shallow 1 inch chip from fore-edge margin of vol. 2 title page, loss from top corner of vol. 1 title page professionally repaired, 'Bishop of Nova Scotia' in period ink on vol. 2 title page. 1760 Full-Leather. viii, 568; iv, 416 pp. 8vo. Includes fold-out map engraved by T. Kitchin, entitled A New Map of the British Dominions in North America; with the Limits of the Governments annexed thereto by the late Treaty of Peace, and settled by Proclamation, October 7th 1763. Sabin 20726: "This work was originally printed in numbers, as by W. D., M.D., the first of which appeared in 1747. The first volume was finished in 1749, the second in 1751. The death of the author, in October, 1752, prevented the completion of the work." Evans 6992, 7885. Wright Howes, while acknowledging its significance, did not think much of it in terms of historical accuracy: Howes D436: "First American history of the whole country... A vast reservoir of untrustworthy information." American National Biography, however, sees it differently: "His grand history, A Summary, Historical and Political, of the... British Settlements in North America, was first issued in serial form in 1747, then published in two volumes in 1749 and 1752. Opinionated and encyclopedic, it was an impressive achievement with an informative, if digressive, account of colonial life. Incomplete at his death, the Summary is an important source book, and it enjoyed a wide circulation among American and European intellectuals. Adam Smith used it in his research for The Wealth of Nations and had praise for the ''honest and downright Dr. Douglass.''" (Peter R. Virgadamo). The reference to digression may be a result of Douglass's tangent relating to the treatment of smallpox in this work: "Douglass sought to advance colonial medicine and to reform it along the lines of European institutions. He imported medical books, introduced new medicines, instructed local physicians, and began research on epidemic diseases such as smallpox. When smallpox broke out in 1721, he used Thomas Sydenham's ''cold regimen'' but to little avail as the worst epidemic in Boston's annals swept through the town... After the epidemic Douglass focused his medical research exclusively on smallpox, determined to reduce the mortality rate of the disease in Boston. Before he could complete his work on a new method of treatment, another epidemic occurred in 1730. This time Douglass approved the use of inoculation but insisted upon strict medical controls. In 1730 he also published the preliminary results of his research, A Practical Essay concerning the Small Pox. A concise scientific treatise, this was the first colonial publication to utilize large-scale statistics for medical purposes." (ibid) From the title pages: Vol. I.: Containing I. Some general Account of ancient and modern Colonies, the granting and settling of the British Continent and West-India Island Colonies, with some transient Remarks concerning the adjoining French and Spanish Settlements, and other Remarks of various Natures. II. The Hudson's-Bay Company's Lodges, Fur and Skin Trade. III. Newfoundland Harbours and Cod-Fishery. IV. The Province of L'Acadie or Nova Scotia; with the Vicissitudes of the Property and Jurisdiction thereof, and its present State. V. The several Grants of Sagdahock, Province of Main, Massachusetts-Bay, and New-Plymouth, united by a new Charter in the present Province of Massachusetts-Bay, commonly called New-England.; Vol. II.: I. The History of the Provinces and Colonies of New-Hampshire, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New-York, New-Jerseys, Pensylvania, Maryland, and Virginia; their several original Settlements and gradual Improvements; their Boundaries, Produce and Manufactures, Trade and Navigation, Laws and Government. II. Their Natural History, Religious Sectaries, Paper Currencies, and other Miscellanies. III. Several Medical Digressions, with a curious Dissertation on the Treatment of the Small-Pox, and Inoculation.

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        CEDULA de su Magestad de diez de noviembre de mil setecientos cinquenta y siete, aprovando las Ordenanzas que han de observar los Artes de Tintoreros de Sedas, y Lanas de estos Reynos. Año 1760.

      S.l.n.d. (Mallorca, 1760). - Petit in-folio. (1f.blanc). 8pp. (1f.blanc). Broché. Règlement imprimé à Mallorca pour les teinturiers des Baléares. Il contient les spécifications techniques auxquelles ils devaient se conformer pour le blanchiment du textile et pour l'élaboration des différentes couleurs primaires (le bleu, le rouge, le jaune et le noir) à partir desquelles étaient composées toutes les nuances colorées pour la teinture des soies, laines, fils et cotons. Très rare. Manque à Palau et à l'ensemble des bibliothèques consultées. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        VOGTLAND; Vogtlandiae, altkolorierter Kupferstich von J.B. Homanns Erben, um 1760, Mittelpunkt: Zeulenroda, zeigt das Gebiet Gera-Zwickau-Hof-Saalfeld, 49x55 cm

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        Prospeckt der heutigen Stadt Jerusalem. Altkolorierter Kupferstich mit Legende von F. Kraus bei G. J. Borowsky, Wien, ca. 1760. 29,7 x 50,2 cm.

      . . Einige restaurierte Randeinrisse und Fehlstellen. - sehr rares Blatt! Vgl. Exemplar in der Jewish National Library, Tel Aviv.l

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        Prospeckt der heutigen Stadt Bethlehem. Von der Morgenseite betrachtet. Altkolorierter Kupferstich mit Legende von F. Kraus bei G. J. Borowsky, Wien, um 1760. 27,9 x 49,5 cm.

      . . Einige restaurierte Randeinrisse. - Äußerst rares Blatt, mir bisher einzig nachweisbar in der Jewish National Library, Tel Aviv.

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        Friedrich II., der Große (Berlin 24. 01. 1712 - 17. 08. 1786 in Potsdam). König von Preussen. Fast Kniestück im Profil nach links im mittleren Alter. Großes Brustbild des jungen Königs im Oval auf einem Sockel, "Frideric Rex Borussoru El.Br.".

      . Kupferstich v. Phl. Andr. Kilian, um 1760, 52,5 x 38 (H). Von Campe 242; Le Blanc 42. Drugulin 6750. - Kupferstich von J. G. Wille (1715 Bieberthal - 1808 Paris). - Gefasst in einem Rokokostandrahmen mit Wappen. Seltenes zeitgenössisches Porträt. - Schönes Blatt.

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        Versuch über die Gesetzgebung vom Verfasser der Philosophischen Träume

      Zürich, bey Orell und Comp. 1760 - Ein schmaler Band in kl. 8vo.; (2), 84 Seiten; Buntpapierumschlag der Zeit, am Rücken etwas gebräunt und mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, innen von den Rändern her leicht gebräunt, Titel leicht stockfleckig, sonst sauber und frisch, ein gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. Isaac Iselin studierte Jura und war Ratschreiber seiner Heimatstadt Basel. Er gilt als der erste deutschsprachige Physiokrat. Bei seinen philosophischen Studien beschäftigte er sich auch intensiv mit Montesquieu's Esprit des Lois. Diese bedeutende Schrift inspirierte ihn zum Entwurf seines "Versuch über die Gesetzgebung" (Ulrich im Hof, II, S. 405). Humpert 12684 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Imprenta de Don Juan de Bezàres. 1760 - Barcelona. 1760. 13h+586h. 30X20. Pergamino. Clasica Obra eclesiastica. Muy buen estado. 2.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TA., Bischöfflicher Palast, "Veduta del Cortile del Palazzo Arcivescovale con una parte del Duomo in Milano. - Vue de la Cour ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ), um 1760, 28 x 40,5. Nicht bei Fauser. Unter der Ansicht Legende in ital. und franz. Sprache.

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Tob. Con Lotter, "Theatrum belli Rußorum Victoriis illustratum sive Nova et accurata Turcicarum et Tartaricum ..".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1760, 49 x 57. Mit zwei dek. fig. Kartuschen. Gebiet Gluchow, Gasta, Halbinsel Krim, Chozim. Tadellos!

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        Gesamtans., v. Tejo aus, "A general Vien of the City of Lisbone the capitel of Portugal. - Vue general ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) anonym, dat. 1760, 21 x 37. Seltenes Blatt, in Grossbritannien gedruckt 1760. . Zeigt Lissabon kurz nach dem Erdbeben vom Tejo aus. Auf dem Tejo zahlreiche Schiffe.

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      Babylone (Paris): n.p., 1760. Octavo, with four engraved plates by Cochin after Desfriches illustrating the second work "Mon Odyssée ou le Journal de Mon Retour de Saintonge"; contemporary mottled calf, slightly worn, spine gilt with red label. First edition: a marvellous utopian community in Africa, prefiguring the uses of photography, television and the telephone. Tiphaigne de la Roche (1729-1774) a physician and polymath, wrote a series of works invested with the Enlightenment spirit of philosophical enthusiasm. In Giphantie (an anagram of the author's name) the protagonist is lifted semi-conscious and transported by air to an edenic garden, where a charming spirit guide shows him around their 'vaguely utopian society' (Lewis). Interestingly, the continuing importance of the book is largely due to the succession of technical devices which are taken for granted on the island, including prototype televisions and telephones. The work is particularly remembered for one intriguing passage which has been taken as an important foundation moment in the proto-history of photography. Thus, the English edition of 1761: 'You know that the rays of light, reflected from different bodies, form a picture, and paint the image reflected on all polished surfaces, for instance, on the retina of the eye, on water, and on glass. The elementary spirits have sought to fix these fleeting images…'. This work is bound together with Pierre Honoré Robbe de Beauveset's rococo poem in four verses Mon Odyssée ou le Journal de Mon Retour de Saintonge (La Haye, 1760), illustrated with four engraved plates. De Beauveset was an influential French writer known for his gentle satires and erotic works.

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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Wien [?], 21. IV. 1760.. 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to.. An einen Grafen betr. der Ablegung der Lehens-Pflicht nach dem verstorbenen Grafen Richard von Sallaburg: "[...] Gleichwie mir aber jederzeit sehr angenehm seyn wird Ew. Hoch- und Wohlgebohren sowohl als auch meine Hochgeehrten Herrn Vettern Grafen v. Sallaburg meine Dienstferttigkeit zu bezeugen; So solle die Ablegung der persönlichen Lehens-Pflicht mich sehr gerne unterziehen [...]". - Graf Thürheim war Kämmerer und Regierungsrat in der Regierungsverwaltung Oberösterreichs, wurde 1763 Landeshauptmann und kurze Zeit später Geheimer Rat. 1779 erhielt er als kaiserlicher Kommissär den Auftrag zur Durchführung der Ãœbernahme des Innviertels von Bayern und war seit 1783 Regierungspräsident in Oberösterreich. Da Thürheim die Reformen Kaiser Josephs II. ablehnte, zog er sich 1786 aus dem Staatsdienst zurück und lebte auf seinen Schlössern in Weinberg und Hagenberg bzw. in Linz. - Mit kleineren Randläsuren.

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        Prachtvoller roter Maroquineinband mit Wappensupralibros auf beiden Deckeln und dem kleinen Etikett (roter Löwe) der Bibliothek der Grafen Schönborn.

      wohl Österreich, um 1760.. 4°, circa 24,2 x 19,2 cm. VII, 524 pp. Rotes Maroquin um 1760 mit reicher Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt. Enthält: Hume, D. Histoire de la maison de Stuart... tome troisieme. Einzelband 3. - Aus der Bibliothek von Eugen Franz Erwein von Schönborn. - Titel etwas fleckig, sonst innen sauber, gering berieben. Sehr dekorativ.

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        Nova Orbis sive America Septentrionalis, divisa per sua Regna Provinc: et Insul: cura et opera.

      1760 - Augsburg, Tobias Conrad Lotter, 1760. Fine original colour. 270 x 210mm. An uncommon small version of Seutter's map of North America, engraved by Lotter. The continent is compacted laterally, and California is depicted as an Island. Decorative cartouche with native Americans and birds.

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