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        A Perspective View of Brighthelmston, and of the Sea Coast as far as the Isle of Wight, Inscribed (by Permission) to His Royal Highness William Henry Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Earl of Connaught of the Kingdom of Ireland, Ranger of Hampton Court Park, and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter

      London: Sold by James Lambert, Painter, at Lewes in Sussex, and Robert Sayer, Map and Printseller, [circa 1760]. Hand-coloured engraving on laid paper by Pierre Charles Canot. Heightened with small spots of gum arabic in the lower part of the image. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, a 1 1/4" tear in the left margin, and a skilfully repaired 2" loss in the lower right corner of the sheet. 16 3/8 x 24 5/8 inches. 18 1/2 x 26 5/8 inches. A beautiful panoramic view of the English coastal town of Brighton. Situated on the southeast coast of England, Brighton or 'Brighthelmston' as the town was originally known, was settled by the Saxons. Initially, it was a small, peaceful farming and fishing community, but it eventually expanded into a bustling fishing village and the second largest town in Sussex by the mid-seventeenth century. Its growth, however, was briefly curtailed in the early 1700s by the coastal erosion and violent storms that impaired the fishing industry. In the mid eighteenth-century, Dr. Richard Russell, a resident of the neighbouring town of Lewes, popularized his ideas regarding the therapeutic effects of seawater, and Brighton was consequently transformed into a popular resort town and a fashionable social destination for Londoners. A resident of Lewes, Sussex, James Lambert was a landscape and portrait painter and a member of the Society of Arts. He frequently exhibited in London at venues including the Royal Academy and is primarily known for his many watercolours of the countryside, architecture, and historical monuments of Sussex. Cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, vol. 8, p. 198; cf. DNB.

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        CURIOUS OBSERVATIONS,

      London, R. Withy, 1760.. upon the manners, customs, usages, different languages, government, mythology, chronology, antient and modern geography, ceremonies, religion, mechanics, astronomy, medicine, physics, natural history, commerce, arts, and sciences, of the several nations of Asia, Africa, and America. Two volumes, complete set, translated from the French, fourth edition 1760. 8vo, 205 x 125 mm, 8 x 5 inches, pages: Volume 1, iv, 411; Volume 2, 404 plus 16 pages of Contents list, full contemporary calf, gilt ruled border to covers, rebacked to style, gilt rules and gilt lettered morocco labels. Covers scuffed with some chips to leather surface at the edges, corners worn, title pages lightly browned at edges, occasional small light mark to margins, very occasional light foxing, contents otherwise clean, 1 very short closed edge tear. A very good copy. 84 brief chapters describe a great variety of topics with much about China, India, and North and South America. Including a chapter on the 'island' of California, 1 on the languages of various native tribes of America, 3 on Egypt, 1 on Ethiopia, 1 on porcelain making in China and 1 on the Tibetans. The work was first published in Paris in 1749 and the first English translation by John Dunn was issued in 1750. Sabin 38729 (first edition) and 38730: "A somewhat scarce and very interesting privately printed book, chiefly relating to the aboriginal inhabitants of America". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO TH IS LISTING.

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        OEUVRES DE MOLIERE, NOUVELLE EDITION, 8 VOLS

      Paris: Chez Le Breton, 1760. Full-Leather. A wonderful set in very good condition (some scuffing). Tall 24mos. Tree calf leather, gilt-tooled spine with leather labels, marbled boards. Each vol. has finely engraved frontis and plates. Text in French. Very Good.

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        Flaggen Aller Seefahrenden Potenzen und Nationen in der Gantzen Weldt

      Augsburg: Tobias Lotter, c. 1760. Hand-coloured engraving. 21 x 24 inches. "Flags of all the Seafaring Powers and Nations..." 139 different flags are depicted on this unusual chart, published by Augsburg mapmaker, Tobias Lotter. It is a fascinating compilation. It begins with flags of Great Britain including one under the heading "Union" which reads, "For the Protestant Religions and the Liberty of Engelant." There are, among many other surprising inclusions, flags representing Jerusalem, New England, Ireland, Dunkirk, Calais, five flags of Brandenburg, three flags of Moscow, three for Malta and flags of China and Tartary. Tooley, Geographical Oddities, 28 from Map Collector's Circle volume 1, first issue, 1963.

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        SEMIRAMIS; A TRAGEDY. Translated from the French of M. De Voltaire

      London: Printed for G. Kearsly, a the Golden Lion in Ludgate-Street.. 1760. drab boards.. The front paste-down bears the bookplate of Alaskan bibliographer. James Wickersham, who attached to the rear paste-down the mailing. label (with canceled stamp) of the British bookseller, McLeish &. Sons, from whom presumably he obtained this book. Lacks the. advertising leaf at rear, a very good copy. (#140101). First edition in English. "Semiramis, ninth-century queen of Assyria (present-day Iraq), was, until the early twentieth century, a figure of legend that had been well- established as of the classical period: begotten of the fish-goddess Atargatis and fed by doves until her rescue by a royal shepherd; bride of general Onnes and successor to his power and eventually to the throne of Assyria; founder of Babylon and every other monument in the region; long- lived, brave, wise and sexually potent, she was turned into a dove at her death and worshipped subsequently as a surrogate of the Assyrian fertility goddess Astarte. Modern archaeological research by Lehman-Haupt and others has largely replaced legend with history, but the legend was still alive and well in Voltaire's time. She was a female personification of all that was gaudy and glorious in pre- Christian antiquity, and she furnished good material for this tragedy (Voltaire's preference in drama), composed in 1748, a year after his conte philosophique ZADIG. Voltaire's play has probably had more continuing vitality as the foundation of the libretto of the Rossini opera, 'Semiramide' (1823), widely considered as one of the best, and last, operas in the Baroque style." - Robert Eldridge. ESTC T62226.

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        [TWO ALBUMS OF MORE THAN 120 VUES D'OPTIQUE OF DIFFERENT LOCATIONS IN EUROPE]

      Paris. 1760-1762.. Two volumes. 62; 61 leaves, each with a mounted plate. Images vary in size, either 11 x 16 inches and 8 x 12 inches. Oblong folio. 19th-century cloth, gilt; rebacked in red morocco. Corners repaired. Wear and soiling to boards. Internally clean, colors bright and fresh. Very good. Two large albums containing 123 brightly colored vues d'optique depicting scenes from Paris, Rome, London, and many other locations in Europe. Lettering is typically printed at the top and bottom of the plate, primarily in French, with the letters at the top reading backwards. The letters above the text were deliberately reversed since these prints were designed for viewing in optical machines with a magnifying glass and a reflective mirror, which gave the viewer an illusion of depth and reversed the image. The views are mostly of France, including many scenes from Versailles and the ports of the realm. There are likewise a significant number of views of important landmarks around Rome. Other views show notable locations in the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Poland, and London. A handful of the plates show more unusual locales - Mexico City, Siberia, St. Petersburg, Peking, Cayenne, and French Guiana. Altogether, an impressive collection of these handsome engravings.

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        A voyage to South America. Describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c on that extensive Continent.

      London, printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1760. 2 vols. 2nd ed., revised and corrected. xx + [iv] + 498pp + [iv] + 410pp + index. 7 folding maps and plans (split and torn without loss, one plate neatly stitched). Contemporary gilt ruled full calf with old manuscript paper labels. Contents clean with one small tear to pp383-4 noted. An important early work on Spanish America.

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        Kårrt inledning til den mathematiska och naturliga geografien, tillika med bruket af jord-globerne och landt-chartorne, skrefwen af Georg Wolffgang Krafft [...] och förswenskad af Fredric Palmquist.

      Norrköping, Johan Edman, 1760. (16) + 246 + (10) + 4 utvikbara träsnittsplanscher. Delvis interfolierad. Nött samtida halvskinnband. 16 X 10 cm. Troligen saknas smutstitelbladet. Exlibris (S. Nordin). Enstaka brunfläckar

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        Mr Hoyle's Games of Whist, Quadrille, Piquet, Chess and Back-Gammon complete in which are contained the method of Playing and Betting at those Games, upon equal or advantageous terms.

      London: Printed for Thomas Osborne, Stanley Crowder, Richard Baldwin n.d. Twelth edition 1760.. Including the Laws of the Several Games. The Twelth Edition, to which is now first added, Two new cases at Whist never before printed; also The New Laws of the Game at Whist, as played at White's and Saunder's Chocolate Houses. 14.5 by 9.5 cms. x+214 pp. Separate title pages for different sections. The advertisment states that "No copies of this book are genuine, but what are signed by Edmond Hoyle and Thomas Osborne". Both signatures are there signed in ink. Recased in a modern full calf binding, gilt lining and blindstamped borders, and decorated edges to boards, five panelled spine with raised bands, gilt lining, gilt devices, and black and gilt spine label, new marbled endpapers, gold lined on pastedowns. Owner's old signature Aug 1854 on ffep. In very good condition. A scarce item.

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        1. Loriot de la Cochinchine. 2. Solitaire de Manille.

      Kobberstik af Martinet efter eget forlæg. Med folder i papiret som ved udgivelsen i 1760. Gammel - formentlig samtidig - håndkolorering. I nyere ramme med passepartout (Brock Rammer). Rammen måler 38 x 43 cm. Fint eksemplar.. Mathurin-Jacques Brisson (1723-1806) skrev teksten til et af det 18. århundredes mest imponerende værker om fugle : "Ornithologie, ou, Méthode Contenant la Division des Oiseaux en Ordres, Sections, Genres, Espèces & Leurs Variétés..." udsendt i Paris år 1760 i 6 bind på ialt 4000 sider. Teksten var på latin og fransk og ca. 1500 fugle blev beskrevet. Mange af arterne var eksotiske og blev her for første gang præsenteret for europæere. Omkring 500 af alle fuglene blev vist på værkets 261 tavler, tegnet og stukket i kobber af Martinet.François-Nicolas Martinet (født 1731) var oprindelig uddannet som ingeniør, men når han huskes i dag er det som en af Frankrigs højest estimerede illustratorer af fuglebøger i det 18. århundrede. Et af hans kendteste arbejder er illustrationerne til ovennævnte værk af Brisson

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        Relacion Funebre de las Reales Exequias .de la Serenissima Magestad.La Señora Doña Maria Barbara de Portugal, Catholica Reyna de las Indias, mandò celebrar en esta capital de Los Reyes el dia 4 de Septiembre de 1759

      Imprenta Real for Pedro Nolasco Alvorado Lima: Imprenta Real for Pedro Nolasco Alvorado, 1760. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to. [19 x 13], (2) ff., 132 pp., 112 (ie 214) (1) f., with one large [49.5 x 34.5] engraved plate of the catafalque signed Camacho after Bexerano 1759, and two woodcut plates of calligrams; [Including:] TAGLE Y BRACHO, Juan Antonio de. Oracion Funebre. (12) ff., 136 (ie 138) pp. Bound in contemporary calf, joints cracked but sound. Some minor staining at extreme edge of title. Plate toned but very fresh, as is rest of copy. Excellent.Rare first edition of the funeral-book of Maria Barbara of Portugal, Queen-consort of Spain and wife of Ferdinand VI, with a large folding plate of her catafalque. As with many books of exequies for European monarchs printed in America, the volume appeared over a year after the Queen's death in Madrid in August 1758, subsequent to her funeral exequies held at the Cathedral of Lima on 4 September 1759. The volume's folding engraving depicts a four-tier catafalque with six pairs of Ionic columns and eight obelisks, of which the four largest are crowned by the arms of the Spanish monarchy: a castle tower and a lion with its paws resting on twin globes. The Queen's casket is shown on a dias in the center of the monument, surrounded by elaborately wrought candelabra and scrollwork-a visible testament to French rococo influence in the court of Spain during the mid-18th C. Below the catafalque are the signatures of its engraver Camacho and its designer and builder, the architect Antonio Bejarano Loayza; a year after Ferdinand VI died in 1759, heartbroken and distraught, Loayza designed his catafalque as well.Among the work's gathering of dedicatory and elegiac verse-sonnets, decasyllables, octavas, décimas, romances, acrostics and other forms popular in Perú at the time-of special note are two unusual folded woodcuts presenting a large, diamond-shaped acrostic, and a self-described "eccentric labyrinth" of décimas in the shape of a spiraling horn. The volume is bound with a separately-titled copy of the funeral oration.OCLC: Indiana, Duke, Yale. *Lilly on-line record; Medina 1162; Vargas Ugarte 1818 Palau 143,659 (lacking first section); Watanabe 2452; Pouncey, "Túmulos of Colonial Perú," The Art Bulletin, v. 67 #1 (March 1985), pp. 18-32.

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        Observations on the nature and consequences of wounds and contusions of the head

      C. Hitch & L. Hawes London: C. Hitch & L. Hawes, 1760. No Dust Jacket. 8vo. xxxii, 182pp. Modern full morocco, endpapers renewed. Title repaired, occasional spotting, stamp of the Johns Hopkins Hospital library. First edition. G-M 4850.5. In this work Pott first described the characteristic puffy tumor ("Pott's puffy tumor") differentiating extradural hematoma from abscess, and noted the various effects of extradural and subdural hemorrhages. Zimmerman & Veith, pp. 324-337.

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        1. Merle de Canada. 2. Merle doré de Madagascar. 3. Merle de l'Isle de bourbon.

      Kobberstik af Martinet efter eget forlæg. Med folder i papiret som ved udgivelsen i 1760. Gammel - formentlig samtidig - håndkolorering. I nyere ramme med passepartout (Brock Rammer). Rammen måler 38 x 43 cm. Fint eksemplar.. Mathurin-Jacques Brisson (1723-1806) skrev teksten til et af det 18. århundredes mest imponerende værker om fugle : "Ornithologie, ou, Méthode Contenant la Division des Oiseaux en Ordres, Sections, Genres, Espèces & Leurs Variétés..." udsendt i Paris år 1760 i 6 bind på ialt 4000 sider. Teksten var på latin og fransk og ca. 1500 fugle blev beskrevet. Mange af arterne var eksotiske og blev her for første gang præsenteret for europæere. Omkring 500 af alle fuglene blev vist på værkets 261 tavler, tegnet og stukket i kobber af Martinet.François-Nicolas Martinet (født 1731) var oprindelig uddannet som ingeniør, men når han huskes i dag er det som en af Frankrigs højest estimerede illustratorer af fuglebøger i det 18. århundrede. Et af hans kendteste arbejder er illustrationerne til ovennævnte værk af Brisson

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        A Perspective View of Brighthelmston, and of the Sea Coast as far as the Isle of Wight, Inscribed (by Permission) to His Royal Highness William Henry Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Earl of Connaught of the Kingdom of Ireland, Ranger of Hampton Court Park, and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter

      London: Sold by James Lambert, Painter, at Lewes in Sussex, and Robert Sayer, Map and Printseller, [circa 1760]. Hand-coloured engraving on laid paper by Pierre Charles Canot. Heightened with small spots of gum arabic in the lower part of the image. Very good condition apart from some overall light soiling, a 1 1/4" tear in the left margin, and a skilfully repaired 2" loss in the lower right corner of the sheet. 16 3/8 x 24 5/8 inches. 18 1/2 x 26 5/8 inches. A beautiful panoramic view of the English coastal town of Brighton. Situated on the southeast coast of England, Brighton or 'Brighthelmston' as the town was originally known, was settled by the Saxons. Initially, it was a small, peaceful farming and fishing community, but it eventually expanded into a bustling fishing village and the second largest town in Sussex by the mid-seventeenth century. Its growth, however, was briefly curtailed in the early 1700s by the coastal erosion and violent storms that impaired the fishing industry. In the mid eighteenth-century, Dr. Richard Russell, a resident of the neighbouring town of Lewes, popularized his ideas regarding the therapeutic effects of seawater, and Brighton was consequently transformed into a popular resort town and a fashionable social destination for Londoners. A resident of Lewes, Sussex, James Lambert was a landscape and portrait painter and a member of the Society of Arts. He frequently exhibited in London at venues including the Royal Academy and is primarily known for his many watercolours of the countryside, architecture, and historical monuments of Sussex. Cf. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, vol. 8, p. 198; cf. DNB.

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        The Trial Of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a Court Martial, As taken by Mr. Charles Fearne [with] Trial of Lawrence Earl Ferrers, for the Murder of John Johnson [with] Trial of Mary Blandy, Spinster; for The Murder of her Father. Folio

      Three of the most famous 18th century English trials, a miscarriage of justice [Admiral Byng's court martial], the last murder trial in the House of Lords of a fellow peer [Lord Ferrers], and a parricide of daughter-administered poison [Miss Blandy]. Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, an attractive copy, but with two leaves lacking from the Byng trial and repairs to the Blandy title and last leaf. [1] Printed for R. Manby [2] Samuel Billingsley [3] J Rivington, London, 1760-57-52.

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        Music box in Journal de Medicine XII, ex-libris J.C.A. Recamier

      Paris, 1760. No Dust Jacket. This is the only medical volume we have seen that was converted into a music box. The mechanism appears to be 19th century. The eighteenth century binding is rubbed. Very interesting provenance of the cancer specialist Recamier, with his booklabel on front pastedown. Winding key located at back of book; music plays when front cover is lifted.

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        Das Leben Gustav Adolphs des Grossen Königs von Schweden.

      Mit Kupfern. Aus dem Englischen des Herrn Walter Harte Kanonikus zu Windsor, übersetzt von Georg Heinrich Martini der W. M. und mit einer Vorrede und Anmerkungen begleitet von Johann Gottlob Böhmen. (I)-II. Leipzig, verlegts Johann Gottfried Dyck, 1760-61. 4:o. Grav. porträtt,+ (32),+ 722; (6),+ XXXVIIII,+ (1),+ 572,+ (36),+ 136,+ (44) s.+ 5 grav. kartor, varav 4 utvikbara,+ 3 utvikbara grav. planscher,+ 2 utvikbara tryckta tabeller. Enstaka lätta lagerfläckar, fin papperslagning i del 1 s. 281-284. Samtida skinnband med något blekta guldornerade ryggar med upphöjda bind och beige ryggtiteletiketter, vackert blåa marmorerade snitt, maskbett på pärmarna till andra delen. Två volymer. Verket med tryckt dedikation till Gustav III. Warmholtz 3809 not. Fint exemplar av den första tyska upplagan. Det engelska originalet publicerades 1759. Den tyska översättningen har, enligt Warmholtz, företräde framför originalet, mycket tack vare Böhmes anmärkningar, även om denne "...icke varit i stånd at rätta och förbättra alla Autorens felsteg och misstag."

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        Flora Carniolica exhibens plantas Carniolae indigenas et distributas in classes naturales cum differentiis specificis, synonymis recentiorum, locis natalibus, nominibus selectis, viribus medicis.

      Viennaæ, Trattner, 1760. (22) + 607 p. Later half leather with five raised bands and gilt decorated spine. Owner´s signature (Rolf Santesson). First 45 p. dampstained at the bottom corner. A few annotations with pencil in the margins. A bill from a Paris antiquarian bookseller is pasted on the inside of the back cover. A nice copy

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