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        Nachlese zu der aufrichtigen Erzehlung von dem Ursprung und Fortgang der Herrnhuter, welche gemeiniglich die mährischen Brüder oder Unitas Fratrum genennet werden, worinnen der politische Entwurf und das listige Verfahren ihres Patriarchen aufgedecket. wird, um zu zeigen, für was diese Secte von hohen Mächten und gelehrten Universitäten angesehen worden ist. Von dem Verfasser nochmals übersehen und verbessert. Aus dem Englischen in das Teutsche übersetzet. Coburg, Johann Carl Findeisen, 1760. Beigebunden: Stiebritz, Johann Friedrich. Auserlesene Wahrheiten der Vernunft und der geoffenbarten Religion.

      Renger, Halle 1760 - 8vo. Mit mehreren teils figürlichen Vignetten. 22 Bl., 180 S.; 4 Bl., 567 S. Pp. d. Zeit. Beide Titel sind sehr selten. (der 2. Titel nicht im Jb.d.APr. 1950ff.). - Zum vorliegenden Titel des "christlichen Philosophen" Johann Friedrich Stiebritz (1707-1772) aus Halle erschien 1762 ein 2. Teil. - Einband berieben, am Rücken verfärbt, Ecken u. oberer Schnitt etw. bestoßen. Kl. Signaturschilder auf Rücken u. Titelbl., das auch einen verblassten Stempel aufweist. Obere rechte Ecke im Buchblock vorne angeknickt, hinten m. leichtem Wasserrand. Insgesamt wohlerhalten. gr.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Düwal]
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      Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1760. A fine collection of 124 (large) copper engraved plates from Buffon's Histoire Naturelle dating to around 1760. These are the larger 4to plates (18 x 25cm) and not from the smaller 8vo edition. The majority of the plates are by De Seve and represent the larger amd more spectacular quadrupeds, primates and reptiles ( La Geometrique/tortoise, crocodile, Bison, polar bear/L'ours de mer, Indian elephant - 2 plates male + female, giraffe, le jocko our orang-outang, lynx, l'elan/moose, lion, tiger, panther, leopard, jaquar, rhinoceras, ocelot - 2 plates, etc ); various domestic animals including goat and sheep breeds, dogs (Mule/Le mulet, Spanish Horse, Levrier/lurcher, domestic cat, Angoran cat, etc.); domestic birds (peacock/paon, cockeral/Le coq etc.); and wild birds (royal vulture, green woodpecker,toucan, hornbill/le calao, kingfisher/le martin pecheur, stork/la cigogne, barnacle goose/la bernache, eider duck, mandarin duck/la sarcelle de la chine etc.). There are 8 "anatomical" plates, otherwise all very good decorative subjects. The plates are mounted onto stubs and are generally in very good condition, a few slightly damaged to the inner margin, but encroaching only onto or just into printed section, and all repaired. Bouind in modern full brown morocco with black title label, gilt to the spine. Binding slightly marked, otherwise very good. An excellent collection of 124 original plates from Buffon's monumental work. (A few text pages are bound in too, but these are superfluous.). Full Leather. Very Good. Illus. by De Seve. 4to (21 x 26cm).

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        MEMORIE SPETTANTI ALLA STORIA, AL GOVERNO, ED ALLA DESCRIZIONE DELLA CITTA', E DELLA CAMPAGNA DI MILANO NE' SECOLI BASSI. Raccolte ed esaminate dal Conte Giorgio Giulini, e dedicate all?Altezza Reale dell?Arciduca Pietro Leopoldo, nato Principe d?Ungheria e di Boemia.

      nella Stamperia di G.B. Bianchi 1760-1771 In-8 gr. (mm. 260 x 185), 12 voll., mz. pelle ottocentesca, fregi e tit. oro al dorso. L?opera è molto ben illustrata da numerosiss. vignette (ai frontespizi e nel testo), 80 pregevoli tavv. f.t. (numer. più volte ripieg.) e 2 grandi carte, una corografica dell'agro milanese nel Medio Evo, l'altra topografica della città di Milano nei secoli bassi. Tutte le illustrazioni sono finemente inc. in rame da Giulio Cesare Bianchi. Queste celebri "Memorie di Milano" del Conte Giorgio Giulini, divise in 9 parti, con 3 voll. di "Continuazione", abbracciano un arco di tempo che va dalla caduta dei Longobardi (774) alla morte dell'ultimo Visconti, Filippo Maria (1447). "Edizione originale", raro trovarla completa di tutte le tavv. Cfr. Predari,151 - Schlosser Magnino, p. 572 - Cat. Hoepli,711 - Lozzi,I,2634. Con qualche lieve uniforme arross., altrim. fresco esemplare, ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        La Theorie Et La Pratique Du Jardinage. Ou L'on Traite a Fond Des Beaux Jardins, Apelles Communément Les Jardins De Plaisance Et De Proprete

      Charles Atoine Jambert, 1760. Leather Bound. Good. 4to. Contemporary speckled calf. Ribbed gilt-decorated spine. Paris: Charles Antoine Jardinage, 1760. Edges Red. [12], 482, [2] pp. 49 folding plates. 4th ed, revised. Solid binding and cover. Head of spine chipped. Damp stain to top margin edge. French. See our pictures.

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        Clave Historial con que se abre la puerta a la Historia Eclesiástica y Política. Chronología de los Papas y Emperadores, Reyes de España, Italia y Francia, con los orígenes de todas las Monarquías

      Madrid, en la Oficina de Antonio Marin, 1760. 4to.; 22 hs., 416 pp. y una lámina con la Genealogía de los Césares, dibujada por Florez y grabada por Peña; ademas un grabado entre el texto con las dos caras de las medallas batidas por el Almirante Vernon para festejar, suponiendo la victoria, la toma de Portobelo "con solos seis Navios. Noviembre 22 del 1739", como testimonio perpetuo de la soberbia y ligereza del Inglés. Encuadernación de época en piel con lomera ornada con nervios y tejuelo.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        A Description of the Royal Palace, and Monastery of St. Laurence, called The Escurial; and of the Chapel Royal of the Pantheon. Translated from the Spanish of Frey Francisco de los Santos, Chaplain to his Majesty Philip the Fourth. Illustrated with Copper Plates [AND] Thompson (George): A Description of the Chapel Royal, called, The Pantheon or, Burial Place of the Kings of Spain. Translated from the Spanish of Frey Franciso de los Santos

      London, Printed by Dryden Leach, For S. Hooper..., 1760. FIRST ENGLISH TRANSLATION. 2 parts bound in one volume. 4to, 184 x 109 mms., pp. xxxvii [xxxviii blank], 299 [300 blank], including half-title, engraved coat of arms on verso of errata leaf before dedication and list of subscribers; xi [xii blank], 60, 12 folding engraved plates at end of volume, contemporary calf, red leather label; upper front joint cracked and front joint slightly creased, corners a bit worn, some other very slight wear to the volume, but a good copy. The subscribers include the usual clutch of Royal Highnesses and the nobility, and luminaries such as Ralph Allen, the playwright and novelist Richard Cumberland, the antiquary and book collector Richard Fenton, David Garrick, John Hall Stephenson [sic, for Stevenson], Jonas Hanway, Thomas North, Lawrence [sic] Sterne, Voltaire, and William Warburton. The first edition of Santos' book was published in 1657 in Madrid, Descripcio?n del Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo del Escorial. The Escorial is said to be based on descriptions of Solomon's Temple; whatever its inspiration or source, it can easily survive the cliché of being described as one of the most remarkable buildings in the world. Thompson's translation is still one of the most useful accounts of the palace.

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books]
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        The Interest of Great Britain considered, with Regard to her Colonies,

      London: printed for T. Becket, , 1760. and the Acquisitions of Canada and Guadeloupe. To which are added, Observations concerning the Increase of Mankind, Peopling those Countries, &c. 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. Full-page table to item (e). 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. 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, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of. An Apology for a Late Resignation in a Letter from an English Gentleman to his Friend at the Hague. John Freeman, 1748; pp. 46. First edition. Chesterfield's resignation as secretary of state over the ability of the Dutch to continue in the current war; d. A Letter to Lord Robert Bertie, relating to his Conduct in the Mediterranean, and his Defence of Admiral Byng. R. Griffiths, 1757; pp. [4], 35. First edition. Bertie was stationed at Gibraltar and spoke in support of Byng at his court martial for the loss of Minorca. e. ALEXANDER, William, later self-styled 6th earl of Stirling. The Conduct of Major Gen. Shirley, Late General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America. Briefly stated. R. and J. Dodsley, and M. Cooper, 1758; pp. viii, 131, half-title bound in. "relates to the War in America, the attack on Niagara, &c." (Howes). Howes 123; Sabin 80544; f. ALEXANDER, William. Memoirs of the Principal Transactions of the Last War between the English and French in North America ... R. & J. Dodsley, and M. Cooper, 1757; pp. viii, 102. First edition. "Ascribed also to [Shirley] the British commander, whose conduct of the campaign against Louisbourg and the Island of Cape Breton is defended" (Howes). Howes 124; Sabin 80550.

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        Essai sur l'hydropisie, et ses différentes espèces. Traduit de l'anglois sur La seconde édition, et augmenté de Notes & d'Observations

      Louis-Estienne Ganeau 1760 In-12 (170 x 102 mm), xxiv - 363 - (4) pp., veau marbré, dos lisse finement orné, filet sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure d'époque). Illustré d'une planche gravée dépliante. Traduit de l'anglais par Savary. Donald Monro (Edimbourg 1728 - Londres 1802) fut un médecin écossais. Bel exemplaire (quelques petits défauts, quelques rousseurs). // 12o (170 x 102 mm), xxiv - 363 - (4) pp., marbled calf, smooth spine nicely tooled, fillet on turns-in, red edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a folding engraved plate. Translated from English by Savary. Donald Monro (Edinburgh 1728 - London 1802) was a Scottish physician. Nice copy (some little defects, some spots).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Dominia Anglorum in praecipuis Insulis Americae, ut sunt Insula S. Christophori [St Kitts], Antegoa [Antigua], Jamaica, Barbados, nec non Insulae Bermudes [Bermuda] vel Sommers dicate [...]

      Numermberg, c. 1760. Copper engraving, 50 x 59 cms, original hand-colour, short tear repaired in right-hand margin, blank verso. Five maps on one sheet, showing British possessions in the Caribbean, to various scales; text in Latin and German.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        COURS D'ARCHITECTURE qui comprend les ordres de Vignole, avec des commentaires, les Figures et les Descriptions de ses plus beaux Bâtiments, et de ceux de Michel-Ange, des instructions et des préceptes, et plusieurs nouveaux Desseins concernant la distribution et la Décoration, la Matière et la Construction des Edifices, la Maçonnerie, la Charpenterie, la Couverture, la Serrurerie, la Menuiserie, le Jardinage, et généralement tout ce qui regarde l'Art de Bastir.

      1760 - Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1760. Grand in-quarto (227 X 292) veau fauve marbré, dos cinq nerfs, caissons dorés ornés aux petits fers, guirlandes en queue, pièce de titre maroquin ocre, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque); frontispice, LVI-447 pp., (1) p. de privilège, 80 planches hors-texte. Usures et légers manques aux coiffes, coins élimés, fente de 3 cm en tête des mors. Tampon encre bleue d'un établissement jésuite et signature autographe «Reynard » en marge du titre. ÉDITION DÉFINITIVE enrichie de nouvelles planches, revue et augmentée de plusieurs dessins et d'un grand nombre de remarques. Elle succède aux éditions de 1750 et 1756. BELLE PUBLICATION de ce CÉLÈBRE RECUEIL, longtemps considéré comme le meilleur traité d'architecture. Elle est ornée d'un frontispice gravé par Le Bas d'après Bouchardon, de 80 PLANCHES gravées hors-texte, dont de nombreuses dépliantes, ainsi que de 102 planches gravées dans le texte, la plupart à pleine page. (COHEN, 108). AGRÉABLE EXEMPLAIRE dans sa reliure d'époque en veau. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [...] Pharsalia, cum notis Hugonis Grotii, et Richardi Bentleii

      Strawberry Hill, 1760. 4to. pp.[vi], 525, [i]. Engraved title vignette and tail-piece by Grignion. Spotting on title and final leaf; two ink library stamps of Repton School on title and one in the text. Modern half-calf in period style. Edges untrimmed. The only classical text and "most distinguished piece of printing to come from the Press at Strawberry Hill". Bentley’s notes were editied by his grandson Richard Cumberland.

      [Bookseller: Tim Bryars Ltd]
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        The Ancient and Present State of the County of Kerry. Being a Natural, Civil, Ecclesiastical, Historical, and Topographical Description Thereof

      Dublin, Ireland: Printed for the Author, 1760 Printed for the author circa 1760. 419 pages plus index 6 pages. foldout map has repaired tear. Good plus condition hardcover with leather spine with guilt lettering, red title background, brown boards, light scuff to cover, corners and edges worn, tape reinforced at endpapers. Some age darkening of pages but overall quite clean.

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        Les jesuites criminels de leze majesté dans la théorie et dans la pratique.

      "Amsterdam, pour le bien public" (Paris), 1760 - XXVI S., 1 Bl., 424 S. Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Weller, Druckorte II, 156. - Vgl. Hoefer X, 154. - Eine der vielen Schriften des französischen Theologen Henri Philippe Chauvelin (1716-1770) gegen den Jesuitenorden. Nachdem Chauvelin 1753 aus der Festungshaft auf dem Mont St. Michel entlassen worden war, begann er seinen publizistischen Feldzug: "Un des artisans les plus actifs de la ruine des jésuites . Rendu à la liberté, il commença contre les jésuites une série d’attaques qui, le 9 mai 1767, aboutirent au banissement de ces religieux. Il retomba ensuite dans l’obscurité." - Sehr gut erhalten und dekorativ gebunden. Vorderdeckel mit kleinem Wurmgang. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Vienna [?], 21. IV. 1760. - 4to. 2 pp. on double leaf. To an unnamed Count, in connection with taking an oath of fealty to the heirs of the late Count 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 [.]". - Slight paper defects.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Schwedische Biographie enthaltend eine Sammlung von Lebensbeschreibungen berühmter schwedischer Kriegs- und Staatsmänner herausgegeben von August Ludwig Schlözer.

      1-2. Altona & Lübeck respektive Leipzig, David Iversen, 1760-68. 8:o. (16),+ 540,+ (1); grav porträtt,+ (2),+ 620 s. Med graverade vinjetter på titelbladen. Lagerfläckiga. Första delen med återkommande svaga fuktränder i marginalerna samt fläck i nedre marginalen på s. 412-16. Andra delen med fläckar på s. 17-18. Nötta samtida hfrbd med guldornerade ryggar, dubbla röda och blå titeletiketter och röda snitt. Två volymer. Med beskuren tillskrift till "Bar. D'albedyhll" på första delens titelblad, vilken även slagit igenom lite på nästa sida, samt Gustaf d'Albedyhlls graverade exlibris. Warmholtz 7673. Carlander III, s. 88f. Det graverade porträttet, det enda som utkom, föreställer Erik Dahlberg. Boken innehåller översättningar av minnesteckningar och självbiografier av, och biografier över Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt, Carl Gustaf Creutz, Joel Gripenstierna, Bengt Oxenstierna, Erik Dahlberg, Rutger von Ascheberg, Isaac Cronström, Salomon von Otter, Per Brahe d.y., Magnus Lagerström, Harald Stake, Schering Rosenhane, Mathias Palbitzki och Carl Didrik Ehrenpreus. Gustaf D'Albedyhlls exlibris i den mindre variant 2 med devisen "Mors sine musis vita"

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        The Complete [Compleat] Angler; or, Contemplative Man's Recreation in Two Parts. Hawkins Edition

      London: Thomas Hope. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards rubbed; corners bumped. marbled endpapers. Prelims browned; occasional browning within. Marginal tear to p. xvii with no loss to text. Previous owner's inscription to fep. 1760. First Hawkins Edition. Brown hardback half-leather cover on marbled boards. 190mm x 120mm (7" x 5"). lvi, xxii, 303pp; xlviii, iv, ii iv, 128pp; + index. Fourteen engraved plates and two engraved frontis plates; additional woodcuts within the text. This edition came into competition with that issued by Browne in the previous year, and gave rise to 'sundry skirmishes and passages of arms between the two editors.' Browne's charges of plagiarism appear unfounded. Hawkins reproduced the two parts of the 1676 edition ignoring most of Moses Browne's changes, he disagreed with Brownes editing. .

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        [FIRTH OF FORTH]

      Great Britain Coasting Pilot., 1760. Copper engraving. Later colour. Expert repairs to margins. Very good condition Size: 56.5 x 45 cm. (22 x 17½ inches) Sea chart of the Firth of Forth, showing the coast from Dunbar to St, Andrews. Soundings, rhumblines. Inset map of coast from St. Abb's Head to Berwick. Dedicatory cartouche at top left, decorated with spears, bannersmermaids and seamonsters, with scale in English miles below. The Great Britain Coasting Pilot was the result of the first systematic survey of British coastal waters. It took eight years to complete, and was used by the Royla Navy for navigating British waters for many years. The charts are notable for both their accuracy and their charm.Captain Greenvile Collins was an outstanding naval officer who became 'Hydrographer to the King' before the Coasting Pilot was published.

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        The East Coast of Scotland with the Isles of Orkney and Shetland

      London, c. 1760. Copper engraving, 44.5 x 57 cms, recent hand-colour, single wormhole at centrefold, blank verso. From ‘Great Britain’s Coasting Pilot’, the first English Sea Atlas based upon a systematic personal survey. The charts were first published in atlas form in 1693 and issued for a full century afterwards with some additions and corrections. This example is probably from an edition printed by Mount & Page. &

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        Philotas. Ein Trauerspiel. Von dem Verfasser der preussischen Kriegslieder vercificirt

      Berlin, Christian Friedrich Voß 1760.. 48 S. Rückenbroschur. Goed. IV/1, 86, 26; Seifert 1161. - Versbearbeitung des von Lessing im Vorjahr publizierten Trauerspiels.

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        Amsterdam in zyne opkomst, aanwas, geschiedenissen, voorregten, koophandel, gebouwen, kerkenstaat, schoolen, schutterye, gilden en Regeeringe, Beschreeven (First Edition, 3 Volumes Complete)

      Amsterdam, Utrecht: Isaak Tirion, 1760. FIRST EDITION, first printing. Text in Dutch. 3 volumes. 1760, 1765, 1767. Complete set. The volumes have been professionally rebacked retaining original red and black morocco labels. There are five raised bands with gilt ruling and tooled design to the spine the boards are original and show the wear you would expect of books this age. Each book has the original green ribbon bookmark. Volume 1: Faded gilt title on spine; Some light soiling to end pages up to title page due to finger-prints; very light, very occasional foxing. Volume 2: Cracked label of volume number on spine; Front cover has 3 medium sized scratches. Volume 3: Repaired crack to rear board. It does not affect the binding and is only unsightly; Occasional light tanning. This is a famous 3 part set which contains a description and history of Amsterdam. It includes 78 plates, portraits, and maps. The Author, Jan Wagenaar, was the first historian to have access to the municipal archives, on which he based much of his book. Jan Wagenaar (Amsterdam, 28 oktober 1709 - Amsterdam, 1 maart 1773) is een Nederlands geschiedschrijver. Jan Wagenaar was de zoon van een schoenmaker. Klerk geworden op een koopmanskantoor, wijdde hij zijn vrije tijd aan de bestudering der natuurkunde. Op uitnodiging van de uitgever schreef hij De Tegenwoordige Staat van Utrecht. Hierdoor kreeg hij aardigheid in de beoefening der Vaderlandse Geschiedenis. In 1749 verscheen van hem het eerste deel der Vaderlandsche Historie, die in 1759 was gevorderd tot het twintigste deel. Eerst bij dit deel gaf Wagenaar zich als de schrijver op, hoewel men reeds lang vermoedde, dat hij de auteur was. De regering van Amsterdam benoemde hem in 1756 tot stadhistorieschrijver, waarvoor hem toegang in de archieven werd gegeven. In 1768 verschijnt dan AMSTERDAM, IN ZYNE OPKOMST, AANWAS, GESCHIEDENISSEN, VOORREGTEN, KOOPHANDEL, GEBOUWEN, KERKENSTAAT, SCHOOLEN, SCHUTTERYE, GILDEN EN REGEERINGE, etc. (13 delen). In zijn werken maakt Wagenaar gebruik van allerlei bronnen geeft hij naast politieke geschiedenis, ook kerkgeschiedenis en economische geschiedenis weer. Zijn voorstelling is niet onpartijdig, vooral Staatsgezinden worden door hem verdedigd. Bilderdijk bestreed zijn geschiedopvatting.. First Edition. Half Calf Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardcover.

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        Prolusions; or select Pieces of antient Poetry, compilÕd with great Care from their several OriginalsÕ and offerÕd to the Publick as Specimens of the Integrity that should be found in the Editions of worthy Authors, -in three Parts; containing, I. The nutbrowne Mayde; Master Sackv

      London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, 1760. First edition. Full calf, raised bands. The book has been skillfully rebacked, the original gilt tooled panels and lettering piece laid back smoothly An excellent copy of this important, beautifully printed, and scarce book. . Small 8vo.(170 x 114mm) Collation: A8- R8, S1-5- complete - including the blanks at front and rear. Each work is separately paginated. The endpapers are of laid paper and they and all the blanks have the evenly stained edges from the full brown calf. After the text at rear: "From the Press of DRYDEN LEACH, in Crane Court Fleet Street.Oct 6th 1759" The first book to be printed on wove paper, newly invented by James Whatman. The Author in the preface, gives a detailed account of his methods and sources: "From what editions the several pieces were taken, is very faithfully related at the end of each piece; and the editor thinks he may with confidence affirm that they are the first and best, and only ones worth consulting". Although Capell's approach was sometimes arguablypedantic, this book is a fine example of meticulous, thoughtful book production. ESTC T99268

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        Histoire de la maison de Stuart, sur le trône d'Angleterre.

      A Londres [Paris], 1760, 3 tomes reliés en 2 volumes grand in-4 (294 x 220), plein veau raciné d'époque, dos à 5 nerfs richement orné de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin vert, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, double filet doré sur les coupes, tranches marbrées, de (1) f. (page de titre " Tome Ier ")-2 ff. (V à VII)-452 pp.- 2 ff. (III à V)-183 pp. + 16 planches dont 1 dépliante ; (1) f. (page de titre " Tome 2nd ")-222 pp. (paginées 185 à 406)-(1) f. (fautes à corriger)-3 ff. (III à VII)-524 pp. + 27 planches. Légère restauration au mors supérieur du tome II et aux coins. Le relieur n'a conservé que les pages de titre des tomes 1er et 2nd qu'il a placé en tête de chaque volume. Superbe exemp - Edition originale française, traduite par l'Abbé Prévost. Exemplaire en grand papier avec grandes marges, enrichi de 43 planches gravées, dont 42 portraits et une scène dépliante. 6 planches proviennent des tomes VI, VII et VIII de l'ouvrage de Dujardin et Sellius, " Histoire générale des Provinces unies " (Paris, P.G. Simon, 1757-1770, 8 vol.), (mention de tomaison et de pagination en haut à droite de chaque gravure). La planche dépliante, " Massacre de Henry le Grand " par Gaspard BOUTTATS, porte la mention " à Paris chez Odieuvre ". Les 36 autres portraits, bien qu'ils soient sans mention d'Odieuvre, se retrouveront - souvent dans des états différents - dans " L'Europe illustre, contenant l'histoire abrégée des souverains ( ) " par Dreux Du Radier (à Paris, chez Odieuvre), dans les tomes III à V (1755, 1757 et 1765). Portraits dessinés et/ou gravés par Nanteuil, Van Dyck, P. Lely, J. van Somer, Van Loo, F.G. Schmidt, Claude Mellan, C. Nocret, Mignard, Van der Werf, Champaingne, Van der Vaart, Roettiers, Aubert, R. Gaillard, D. Sornique, Basan, N. Dupuis, J.G. Will, Pinssio, P. Dupin, Tardieu, Ravenet, etc. 33 de ces portraits présentent des encadrements de style rocaille, dont 12 signés " Babel invenit & Sculpsit ". Réf. Biblio. : Brunet III-378 : cite une édition illustrée en grand papier avec portraits ajoutés, sans autre détail. - Catalogue des livres de la bibliothèque de M. le Prince d'Essling, 1839, n°1446 : présente un exemplaire sur grand papier avec portraits d'Odieuvre. - Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle, par Y. Bruard et Michèle Hébert, Bibliothèque nationale : pour les planches extraites de Dujardin et Sellius, et pour les portraits du fonds Odieuvre. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essais de Théodicée sur la bonté de Dieu, la liberté de l'homme & l'origine du mal *

      Marc-Mic. Bousquet, Lausanne 1760. - 2 volumes reliés demi veau brun foncé, titres décorés dorés, tranches mouchetées. Un peu frottés, quelques notes au crayon. Nouvelle édition augmentée de l'histoire de la vie et des ouvrages de l'auteur, par M. le Chevalier de Jaucourt.', en 604 + 592 pages, la catalogue de l'éditeur en double feuillet au premier volume et un dépliant au second, à la table des matières.L'oeuvre fondamentale de l'auteur.

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        Sammlung der Predigen welche zu Lob und Ehr Gottes und Mariä der Einsiedlischen Gnaden - Mutter bey der hohen 15 Tägigen Jubel - Feyer Göttlicher Capell - Weyhung Oder sogenannten grossen Engel - weyhe in dem Jahr Christi deß Herren 1760 von der Canzel Deß Fürstlichen Gottes - hauses Einsiedlen gehalten worden.

      Johann Eberhard Kälin,, Einsiedeln, 1760 - Einsiedeln, Johann Eberhard Kälin, 1760. 4°. Titelblatt, 2-spaltig gedruckt auf unpag. S. (ca. 820). Mit einigen Vignetten. Ganzleder - Einband auf 4 Bünden. Das Vorsatzpapier auf der Einbandinnenseite berieben. Kleines Wurmlöchlein in den 2 ersten Bll. Wohlerhaltener alter Druck. (s. Foto). Sprache: ger/deu Das Vorsatzpapier auf der Einbandinnenseite berieben. Kleines Wurmlöchlein in den 2 ersten Bll. Wohlerhaltener alter Druck. (s. Foto). Ganzleder - Einband auf 4 Bünden.

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      London, 1760. Copper engraving. Later colour. Expert repairs to margins, a few soil marks at lower right. Very good condition. Size: 56.5 x 44.5 cm. This sea chart shows the south western tip of Cornwall and the Scilly Isles, and the sea to the south. Dedicatory cartouche to 'the Hon. the Governor, deputy Govornor and Committees of the East India Company ...' Rhumb lines and soundings. .The Great Britain Coasting Pilot was the result of the first systematic survey of British coastal waters. It took eight years to complete, and was used by the Royal Navy for navigating British waters for many years. The charts are notable for both their accuracy and their charm.Captain Greenvile Collins was an outstanding naval officer who became 'Hydrographer to the King' before the Coasting Pilot was published.

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        A View of Coombank near Sevenoak in Kent, the Seat of the Honble. Lieutt. Genl. Campbell / Veüe de Coombank, dans la Comté de Kent. Maison de L'honble. Lieutt. Genl. Campbell [Pl. 29]

      London: Printed for John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhill, T. Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck in Fleet Street. J. Boydell, circa 1760. Engraving, printed on fine laid paper. Very good condition. 14 1/2 x 21 1/8 inches. 17 x 23 3/8 inches. A fine image of the verdant country estate of General Campbell, Baron Sundridge of Coombank. Born in Maidstone in 1735, William Woollett was one of the most renowned landscape engravers of his time and the first English engraver to achieve popular success in continental Europe. His artistic aptitude became apparent at an early age, and he was sent to London to train at St. Martin's Lane Academy and apprentice with the engraver and printseller John Tinney. Woollett began his career with a series of topographical views, but first truly distinguished himself as skilled engraver with the publication of his print of Richard Wilson's Destruction of the Children of Niobe. His copious plates after artists such as Stubbs, Vernet, and Claude proved so popular, that many of them were copied by engravers on the Continent. Beginning in 1766, he became an active member of the Society of Artists, where he served in a variety of positions. Although he specialized in landscapes, Woollett also engraved a number of marine and historical scenes including the print for which he is most famous, Death of General Wolfe after Benjamin West, and for which he was received the honorable title of Historical Engraver to His Majesty. Cf. Dictionary of National Biography.

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      [King's Cliffe]. 14 June 1760.. One page, closely written in ink, on recto only of 21 x 17.5 cm lettersheet. with blots and corrections. Old folds, slight darkening along top margin, with vestiges of old mounting tabs on verso, otherwise very good. A fine letter from Law (1686 - 1761) to an admirer, written toward the end of his life, in productive and contemplative retirement in the village of his birth, ca. 150 words. He writes, in part: "I am very glad that yr Lady yr Friend has any Taste for my Books. I heartily Wish that they may help her to know & find, that wh. St. Peter knew ... For this is the Drift of all my Writings, to bring the Reader to St. Peter's Conviction, that Christ alone hath the words of Eternal Life, & therefore neither of pious men, or pious Books are any to be lik'd, but so far as they turn us from all Adherence to your Selves & their own Words, to Him who is the WORD ... always speaking within us as never man or Angel ever did, or can speak to us ...." He continues on noting that "In this place there is no Convenience of Board & Lodging as you enquire after ...," and suggests that such news might help prevent disappointment on the part of the recipient's friend. He closes: "I am with Much good Wishes to her & your Self, your Obedient Servant in Christ W. Law." Both as a controversialist in his defense of religious faith, and as an author of works of practical divinity, Law had a substantial influence on 18th century religion, particularly upon the theology and practice of John Wesley, "who reaped where Law had sown" - PMM. His best known work, A SERIOUS CALL TO A DEVOUT AND HOLY LIFE (1728) held major significance for readers as disparate as Samuel Johnson, George Whitefield, Edward Gibbon and Lord Lyttelton. Manuscript letters by Law are scarce in commerce, no examples appearing in American auction records in the last fifty years. PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN 187.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David. Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches

      Oxford: Printed by Thomas Baskett..., 1760. 4to, 255 x 205 mms., unpaginated, collation: A-G8. BOUND WITH: The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and the New Testaments: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues: And with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised. London: Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the King's most Excellent Majesty; and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett. 1761. 4to, unpaginated, collating A-Uu4 [End of the Prophets], A-K8 [Apocrypha], A-O4 [New Testament, with separate printed title-page], A-D4 E3 [Index]. BOUND WITH: The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre, The whole book of Psalms, collected into English metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and others; Conferred With The Hebrew: Set forth and allowed to be Sung in all Churches, of all the People together, before and after Morning and Evening Prayer; and also before and after Sermons; and moreover in private Houses, for their godly Solace and Comfort: laying apart all ungodly Songs and Ballads, which tend only to the nourishing of Vice, and corrupting of Youth. London: Printed by A. Wilde, for the Company of Stationers, 1757. 4to, unpaginated, collating A-H4, I3. BOUND WITH: A Brief Concordance or Table to the Bible of the Last Translation: Serving for the more easy finding out of the most useful Places therein contained. Carefully Perused and Enlarged by John Downame. London: Printed for C. Ware..., 1757. 4to, unpaginated, collating A-H4, I3, with the verso of the title-page for the New Testament with ms. genealogies for a Taylor family, with 3 further leaves at end of volume with more Taylor genealogy and, finally, in a different hand, a tribute (perhaps copied from a tombstone) "In memory of Thomas Woodcock of Newburgh House for 58 Years a Banker in Wigan." Bound in full 19th century blind panelled morocco, spines panelled in blind and "Holy Bible" in gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled end-papers, with binder's gilt notation on lower gilt margin of verso of front cover in very tiny letters, "Bound by [?Ramage] London"; some nicks and scratches to covers, top and base of spine chipped, corners a little worn, upper rear joint slightly cracked. The binding is almost certainly by John Ramage; the gilt lettering is miniscule and slighly blurred, but it looks like one of his more journeyman bindings. The BCP is T166782 : NLS, Essex only. The Bible appears to be Darrow and Moule 1135 and ESTC T90402: BL; American Bible Society (2), Essex Institute, NYPL; State Library of South Australia. Psalms is ESTC T82279: BL, NLS, Bodleian; Bibliothèque Nationale du Québec, St. Mark's College Library. The Concordance is ESTC T184193: Bodleian; Yale.

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        The House-Keeper's Pocket-Book, and Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring with Plain and Easy Instructions for Preparing and Dressing Every

      London: C. & R. Ware. Near Fine. 1760. Seventh Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine condition professionally rebacked with new end papers & spine. Full Leather. Very attractie copy. ; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

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      London: T. Longman, J. Buckland, and W. Fenner; J. Waugh; J. Ward; and E. Dilly., 1760. ... [xiii, (1), (11), 222pp]... Professionally rebacked using original leather boards, leather spine, raised spine bands, original red leather label with gilt lettering on spine, gilt outlining on boards... Sixth edition... Illustrated with 6 engraved plates, 5 of which are folding & charts... SCARCE... Light scattered foxing... . Full-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Claudii Claudiani Opera, Quae Exstant, Omnia Ad Membranarum Veterum Fidem Castigata

      Amstelaedami: Ex Officina Schouteniana, 1760. Quarto, original vellum. Gilt tooling and stamping to the front and rear panels and spine. A clean very good copy with light rubbing. Presents nicely.

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        Pensylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America Sitis, Nova Delineatione ob Oculos Posita

      Augsburg:. ca. 1760.. An important pre-Revolutionary War original hand colored engraved map extending from New England to the Delaware and Chesapeake. From the Atlas Novus; a later issue of a map first published by Seutter, and based on Lewis Evans map of 1749. Highly distorted northeast New England, with Cape Cod shown as part of Connecticut, New York divided into three sections & including parts of Massachusetts and Vermont. Long Island is shown connected to West Chester. With colonial settlements and Native American villages shown; two cartouches, with the title cartouche illustrated with William Penn and Native Americans; compass rose. Size: 19 1/2 x 22 1/2". Dark impression, very good+. References: McCorkle, B.B. (New England) 750.4.

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        Prospectus, quem Albis Hamburgi exhibet, Altonam versus. Prospect der Elbe gegen Altona zu Hamburg. Altkolorierter Guckkastenkupfer v. G.B. Probst, um 1760. 31,5 x 42 cm. Unter Passepartout.,

      1760 - Blick auf den Hafen mit zahlreichen Schiffen. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Hamburgum/Hamburg eine Weltberühmte Freye Reichs und Hansee, auch reiche u. Volkreiche Handels Statt an der Elb, nicht weit von der Nord See.

      1760 - Kupferstich von M. Seutter bei T.C. Lotter, Augsburg, um 1760, koloriert. 50 x 58 cm. Knapprandig, verso Montagespuren einer alten Rahmung. Oben links ein Wasserfleck, der von vorne jedoch nicht sichtbar ist. Im oberen Viertel der in leuchtendem Kolorit gehaltene Grundrissplan, darunter der ornamental ausgeschmückte und und reicher allegorischer Kartusche gerahmte Prospekt der Hansestadt, ebenfalls koloriert. Zwischen Ansicht und Plan mit der Verlagsangabe "Anjezo im Verlag bey Tobias Conrad Lotter, Geogr: in Augsburg". Das Blatt ist erstmals ca. 1730 erschienen, ab ca. 1740 wurde es dann mit dem Kaiserlichem Druckprivileg versehen (oben rechts). 1757 übernahm Tobias Conrad Lotter den Verlag von seinem Schwiegervater und setzte einen entsprechenden Verlagsvermerk hinzu. Aus dieser letzten und seltensten Teilauflage stammt auch das vorliegende Blatt. Knapprandig, verso Montagespuren einer alten Rahmung. Oben links ein Wasserfleck, der von vorne jedoch nicht sichtbar ist.

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        The odds and chances of cocking, and other games, algebraically and arithmetically investigated

      London: Printed for the author, and sold at the Park coffee-house, the south side of St. James’s park; and at the Union coffee house, opposite the Royal Exchange, [1760]. Octavo. 56pp. A4-G4, []1. With an errata slip. Contemporary calf, rebacked at an earlier date. Top and bottom of spine chipped. ESTC T113963; Jessel 625; Horr 499. Copy in the "Catalogue of Books for the Year MDCCCXXXIV, on Sale at the prices affixed, by Thomas Rodd" - Item 6583 for 2s (1834). Copy in the "List of Books, for sale at W. Gardiner's, 48, Pall-Mall. At the ready moneyprices affixed" - Item 918 for 2s6d (1814)..

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        [Plan of Fort George on the Island of New Britain] Plan von Fort Georg auf der insel New Britannien, er Funden von Whilhem Dampiere, anno 1700

      circa 1760. Gouache, painted on fine watermarked laid paper, in excellent condition. 20 x 27 7/8 inches. A rare fictional manuscript plan of Fort George on the Island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. This fascinating manuscript map depicts an English fort on the island of New Britain off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Although the fort is identified as Fort George, there appears to be no historical reference to a fort by that name ever existing on New Britain. In fact the shape of the island and the complicated layout of the ramparts suggests that this representation is fictional rather than illustrative. The buildings, which are all identified in a numbered key, resemble medieval architecture rather than eighteenth century design, signifying that this fine painting is a product of the artist's romantic vision rather than a depiction of an actual place. It is likely that this magnificent painted plan was based on the accounts of William Dampier's travels published in his Voyages to New Holland (1703-9), which recounted his discovery of New Britain and the Dampier strait. Although fictional, this is a fascinating glimpse of eighteenth century cartography, which often relied more on written accounts and hypothetical theories than actual geographic surveys.

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        The Works

      London: Printed for A. Millar, J. and R. Tonson, C. Bathurst et al.,, 1760. In nine volumes, complete. With his last corrections, additions and improvements; as they were delivered to the editor a little before his death. Together with the commentary and notes of Mr. Warburton. Octavo, 20 volumes (211 × 130 mm). Bound in light tan calf, spines re-backed with burgundy and brown morocco labels. With copperplate engravings. Some light browning and spotting to leaves, spines crudely rebacked, corners slightly worn, a very good set. A handsome library set. Includes The Odyssey in five volumes and The Iliad in six volumes.

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        The Surgeon's Theatre in the Old Bailey, c 1760.

      1760 - [Engraving]. [Old Bailey]. Cole, Benjamin [fl. 1700-1767], Engraver. The Surgeon's Theatre in the Old Bailey, c. 1760. 8" x 13" copperplate engraving, handsomely matted and glazed, margins trimmed closely, image mounted on board. Negligible light toning to margins, negligible faint crease to right side of image. A nice copy in a handsome frame. * This engraving depicts the front elevation of the original home of the Royal College of Surgeons. From 1752 to 1832 death sentences for murder in Great Britain stipulated that the condemned person's corpse be "dissected and anatomised" for the benefit of medical students shortly after the execution. This is why the Old Bailey had a surgeon's theatre. Hogarth's "The Reward of Cruelty," The Four Stages of Cruelty, Plate 4, is a satirical depiction of a dissection in this building.

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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.

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        A: Son Alteste Serenissime Monseigneur Le Prince Ferdinand Duc de Brunswic & Lunebourg, Ce Plan de la Bataille De Tonhausen près de Minden

      Teilkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte nach William Roy bei Jakob van der Schley um 1760. 61.5x68.5 cm. - Südorientierte Karte des durch Ferdinand von Braunschweig-Lüneburg belagerten Gebietes zwischen Nord- und Südhemmern und der Weser von Hausberge bis Windheim bei Petershagen. Mit Eintragung der Truppenaufstellungen der Schlacht bei Minden-Todtenhausen am 1. August 1759 zwischen der siegreichen Armee des Herzogs von Braunschweig und den Franzosen unter Contades und Broglie. Links Legende mit ausführlicher Beschreibung der Truppenbewegungen in der Zeit vom 14. Juli bis 2. August 1759. Bugfalte und kleinere Einrisse restauriert. Große Kartusche mit reichem militärischen Beiwerk. Exemplar mit aufgezeichnetem Gradnetz in roter Tinte.

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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. .

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        A View of the Westmünster Bridge, London. Vue du Pont de Westmünster, a Londres. Viso del Ponte di Westmünster, a Londra. Gesicht der Westmünster Brucke, zu London

      Med: Fol. No. 11., Augsburg c.1760.. Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Mounted size: 56 x 47.5cm. Size: 40 x 31 cm. (15½ x 12 inches). Handsome view of Westminster Bridge, with St. Pauls in the left background. Sailing boats and rowing boats in the foreground pointing towards and away from the viewer. This print was produced in Augsburg by Georg Balthazar Probst, who specialised in producing optical prints of European cities, which could be viewed through an optical device to give an impression of deepened perspective.

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        An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

      London - D. Browne et al., 1760 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding in Four Books by John Locke. With an engraved portrait of Locke to frontispiece. In two volumes, complete. Fifteenth edition. First appearing in 1689with the printed title An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke concerns the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. He describes the mind at birth as a blank slate filled later through experience. The essay was one of the principal sources of empiricism in modern philosophy, and influenced many enlightenment philosophers, such as David Hume and George Berkeley. John Locke FRS (1632 - 1704), widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. Condition: In a contemporary calf binding. Externally, generally smart but with some wear and loss to extremities and marks to boards. Joints starting in places. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with the odd slight mark and offsetting to endpapers only. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Royal Magazine or Gentleman's Compainion Vol. III. July-Dec 1760

      London: Printed pursuant to his Majesty's Royal Licence, for J. Coote. at the King's Arms in Pater Noster Row., 1760. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-. Hard cover with the original marbled boards. Has been rebound to replace the spine leather about 25 years ago. Much shelf wear is found on the outer cover and top, bottom and edges of the paper pages. The book starts with the July, 1760 issue and ends with the December, 1760 issue.& The list of engravings are:& Genius, Truth and Science. Handed colored- American Goldfinch. Music- Belinda. Fort William in Bengal. View of the bridge in Hampton Court. Music- Reconcilement. Admiral Saunders. Hand colored- Red and black Manakin. Temple at Mount Laurium *this has a wear mark through the paper on this page. Music- Polly's Charms. Hand colored- Sapphore crowned Parrakeet. Map- Jamaica. Music- Retirement. Mr. Pope's House, Twickenham. Music- Jesse. Floor plan of the Royal burial vault. Temple of Corinth. Some of these are large fold-out sheets. & , Vice-Admiral Sir Charles Saunders. At 46, this bulky man with fierce baggy eyes had seen 32 years of service in the British navy. Despite his deceptively quiet personality, Saunders carried out his orders with dogged determination. His career up to this point was marked by no outstanding sea victories yet he had a reputation for being one of the best and luckiest officers in the Royal Navy. Now he was placed in overall command of a quarter of the Royal Navy. , September 12 saw a good deal of activity on the part of the Royal Navy, causing Montcalm to wonder where Wolfe was with the main part of his army. Saunders had stationed his fleet opposite the Beauport Lines, he didn't give the French a moments peace all day or night. On September 18, Admiral Saunders and Brigadier General George Townshend accepted the surrender of Quebec. Yet Saunders accomplishments did not end with the conquest of Quebec, he also provided the garrison with cannons, ammunition and provisions before he left, even to the extent of reducing his ships' stores. It may be that Quebec might well have been recaptured by the French under Francis de Gaston, Chevalier de Levis the following spring if not for the troops and supplies Saunders had left behind. Horace Wallpole once said of Saunders, "No man said less and deserves more." He died in 1775 and is buried in Westminster Abbey near the Wolfe memorial. Quoted from Plains of Abraham: The Forgotten Hero By Kevin Patterson online.

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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.

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        Plan von Fort Cumberland auf der insel St. Laurenti

      circa 1760. Gouache, painted on fine watermarked laid paper, in excellent condition. 19 7/8 x 28 1/8 inches. A rare fictional manuscript plan of Fort Cumberland in Canada. This fascinating manuscript map purports to depict the English Fort Cumberland on the island of St. Lawrence. Closer research has uncovered that there was no Fort Cumberland on a St. Lawrence island. It is possible that the artist is referring to Fort Cumberland, located on the Bay of Fundy in Canada, which is near the St. Lawrence River. Originally named Fort Beausejour, the fort was erected by the French in 1751. It was captured by the British in 1755 and renamed Fort Cumberland. The fort was located on the coast rather than an island and was used to command the territory between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The location as well as the complicated layout of the ramparts suggests that this representation is fictional rather than illustrative. The buildings, which are all identified in a numbered key, resemble medieval architecture rather than eighteenth century design, signifying that this fine painting is a product of the artist's romantic vision rather than a depiction of an actual place. Accounts of the exploration of North America and Canada circulated throughout Britain and the Continent, and it is most likely that this magnificent painted plan was based on these texts. Although fictional, this is a fascinating glimpse of eighteenth century cartography, which often relied more on written accounts and hypothetical theories than actual geographic surveys.

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        Plan von der Festung und Stadt Vechte." Plan der Stadt mit Befestigungsgrundriss der Zitadelle. Manuskriptplan

      Aquarellierte Federzeichnung von Johann Anthon Overheide um 1760. 28.5x44.3 cm. Rechts unten signiert. - Grundriss der Stadt und der westlich liegenden in Vauban-Manier erbauten, fünfeckigen Zitadelle. Detaillierte Darstellung der Befestigungsanlagen mit den fünf Bastionen benannt nach dem Bistumsheiligen und vier Bischöfen: St. Paulus, Christoph Bernhard, Maximilian, Ferdinand und Friedrich Christian von Münster; mit Schanzen, Außenwerken, Haupt- und Nebengräben. Die Legende Nr. 1 - 30 oben links benennt die Details des Festungswerkes mit Kapelle, Kasernen, Zeughaus, Brunnen, Schmiede, Ställe, Souterrains, Pulver-Magazin, Laboratorium, Ein- und Ausfluss des Mohrbaches u.a. In der Stadt sind nummerisch über die Legende die Kirche, Burgmannshöfe, Franzsikaner-Kloster, Rathaus und Stadttore, zusätzlich auch handschriftlich die Amts-Rentmeisterei, Hof des Kloster-Dechanten, eine Mühle, die Esplanade zwischen Stadt und Zitadelle, Gärten und Cämpe, Wiesen, die grosse Masch (eine gemeine Weide) und die Straßen nach Münster und Osnabrück, Füchtel und von Cloppenburg verzeichnet. Unten links eine Detailzeichnung: Grundriss einer Bastion mit ihren "Bomben-freyen Souterrains" mit handschriftlichen Erläuterungen. Oben links Kompassrose.Der Bau der Vechtaer Zitadelle begann 1666 (1667) unter Fürstbischof Christoph Bernhard von Galen. Im Verlaufe des Siebenjährigen Krieges wurde Vechta durch kur-hannoversche Truppen belagert und kampflos an sie übergeben. Während dieser Besatzungszeit entstand dieser Plan von Johann Anthon Overheide, seit 1738 Leutnant im Ingenieurkorps der hannoverschen Armee, 1730 - 1743 Conducteur und Festungsbauingenieur in Göttingen. Als solcher war er in der Festungsbaukunst, in Mathematik und im Zeichnen von Festungsanlagen geschult und geübt. Der Maßstabes der Zeichnung ist in Calenberger Ruten angegeben, sie zeigt auch die von den hannoverschen Truppen vorgenommenen Veränderungen, so den Tête de Pont, dessen Anlage hier mit "anno 1760" datiert wird (als Detail unten rechts dargestellt) und die in der Zitadelle neu angelegten Lunetten, Traversen und Reduits. Schon 1769 wurde die Anlage geschleift und abgetragen.Fein ausgeführte Zeichnung in Grün-, Rot- und Grautönen mit getuschter schwarzer und grauer Umrandungslinie. Dekorative und farblich ansprechende Darstellung in bestem Erhalt. Interessantes Dokument zur Stadtgeschichte mit dem Zustand der Zitadelle kurz vor ihrer Zerstörung.

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