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        Tractaat tusschen haar Hoog Mog. de heeren Staaten Generaal der Vereenigde Nederlanden, en de regeeringe van Algiers. Geslooten in het jaar 1757.

      The Hague ('s-Gravenhage), Jacob & Isaac Scheltus, 1758 (1760). - 4to. 22 pp., final blank. With woodcut device on title page and one initial. Red modern cloth with giltstamped spine title. First edition of the peace treaty between the Netherlands and Algiers on 23 November 1757 (or 12 Rabi' al-awwal of the year 1171, the Prophet's birthday), which ended a war that had lasted since 1755. After the War of Spanish Succession had left the Dutch navy neglected and their merchant fleet large and vulnerable, the corsairs of the Barbary states had begun a series of attacks on Dutch ships. Already the only major naval power to pay tribute to Algiers (under a 1679 treaty), the Netherlands increased their payments to bring about by diplomacy the peace they were unable to enforce by military means. While Algiers had agreed to the peace in 1726 (and the Dutch made new treaties with Tunis and Tripoli), relationships remained tense. The Netherlands were required to send large annual amounts of gunpowder, arms, and naval stores, and "occasionally, if the demands of the Barbary corsairs became too excessive, the Dutch would fight back. They were at war with Algiers from 1755 to 1757 and 1792 to 1793, and with Tripoli from 1789 to 1791. However, in the end peace would once more be concluded. Payment of tribute was always cheaper than maintaining a naval squadron in the Mediterranean for years on end" (Jamieson, Lords of the Sea: A History of the Barbary Corsairs [2012], p. 179). - The present copy is a new issue with an added final leaf (and blank leaf) containing three additional articles appended in 1760. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        History of a Savage Girl

      1760. First Edition . [LE BLANC, Marie-Angelique Memmie] [HECQUET, Marie-Catherine Homassel]. The History of a Savage Girl, Caught Wild in the Woods of Champagne. London: Sold by R. Davidson, circa 1760. Small octavo (4 by 7 inches), contemporary full brown sheep rebacked, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, black morocco spine label. $3800.Scarce London edition, likely the first edition in English of the life of ""a savage girl,"" Marie-Angélique Memmie Leblanc, reportedly published barely a decade after the French first edition, a fascinating contemporary account of her mysterious appearance in the forests of France in 1731, a work that ""marks out a new direction in the history of the feral child. In part, this is due to the particular nature of her caseÂ… a mirror-image of Robinson Crusoe a savage shipwrecked in the midst of civilization.""Legends of wild children fascinated Europe during the 18th century. One of the most famous was the mysterious story of a young girl, later named Marie-Angélique Memmie Leblanc, found roaming the forests of France in the early 1730s. This very scarce contemporary account of her life, anonymously published in London circa 1760, is very possibly the first edition in English of the life of Leblanc, who came to embody the unresolved origin of the human race. The fascination with her “place of origin and hence with her racial identity marks out a new direction in the history of the feral child. In part, this is due to the particular nature of her case and the fact that she was effectively a castaway in populous France, a mirror-image of Robinson Crusoe, a savage shipwrecked in the midst of civilizationÂ… [Like] Shakespeare's Miranda, Leblanc comes upon a Europe that appears to her as a brave new world.” Her importance was heightened by the publication of RousseauÂ’s Discourse on the Origins of Inequality (1755): ""Leblanc appeared in France just at that moment in which Rousseau revolutionized our understanding of the 'savage'"" (Newton, Savage Girls and Wild Boys, 114-15). After centuries of speculation, in which Leblanc was variously believed to be from Scandinavia, the Arctic, the Caribbean or the American West, or was seen as a representative of the missing link, ""the American scholar Julia Douthwaite and the French surgeon Serge Aroles unearthed hundreds of documents on Marie-Angelique"" that confirmed certain key aspects her life (Stanley, Medical Marvels , 26). ""Research suggests that she may have been born a Sioux from the Wisconsin region, bought by a French woman, and transported with her to Labrador then France. In September 1731 the girl was sighted in an orchard near the village of SongiÂ… The villagers set a bulldog on her, which she killed with one blow before scaling the tree and swinging, branch to branch, back into the woods. The village nobleman, Monsieur d'Epinay, ordered that she be caughtÂ… the girl (who appeared to be anywhere from 10 to 18 years old, depending on sources) amazed her captors by skinning and eating a rabbit uncooked and devouring a chicken in the same way. After several washings, her skin became white. Her huge thumbs and long, tough fingernails were a source of astonishment, as were her sharp, piercing criesÂ… To avoid further escapades, d'EpinayÂ… placed the wild girl in the municipal Hopital St.-Maur in October 1731Â… Called the 'shepherd's beast' on the d'Epinay estate, she was henceforth named Marie-Angélique Memmie LeblancÂ… her once-robust health, weakened by the diet of cooked food and the sedentary lifestyle at the Hopital (and later at convents in Chalons and Paris) was permanently damagedÂ…. Once she became fluent enough to answer questions, her interrogators were able to piece together part of her past. She apparently had been seen roaming the Champenois countryside in the company of another girlÂ… After a dispute over a trinket (some claim it was a rosary), Marie-Angélique wounded her companion with her club. She ran off to fend for herself when she was discovered in the apple orchard near Songi. Thanks to articles in the Mercure de FranceÂ… word of this prodigy quickly spread to the capital and beyond—to England, Scotland, even SwedenÂ… The powerful duc d'Orleans took Marie-Angélique permanently under his protection in 1744Â… She then moved to the capital and began preparations for taking the veilÂ… Mystery continued to shroud Leblanc's legacy into the next century and continues still today” (Douthwaite, 29-33).Anonymously issued in France in 1755 as L'Histoire d'une jeune fille sauvage: authorship attributed to French writer Marie-Catherine Homassel Hecquet or French scientist Charles-Marie de la Condamine. Library of Congress contains a copy of this 116-page edition published in London by R. Davidson: assigning it a date of ""about 1755"" (LOC IV:152). ESTC lists two London editions, each with no publication date, each assigned a possible publication date of 1760. The imprint (London: sold by R. Dursley, T. Davison, T. Manson, C. Bland, and P. Jones) of the 155-page London edition is believed “probably false. Most of these names appear with varying initials in other false imprints"" (ESTC T12460). This preferred 116-page London edition contains the imprint, “London: sold by R. Davidson"": with no bibliographic caution on the imprint's reliability (ESTC N51560). ESTC, LOC, OCLC list no edition in English with a publication date, approximate or otherwise, earlier than this editionÂ’s suggested publication dates of 1755, 1760. Title page with: ""Newly Translated from the French of Madam H——T."" ESTC N51560. LOC IV:152. Bookseller ticket.Text fresh, only light embrowning to preliminaries, mild edge-wear to boards. An extremely good copy, scarce in contemporary boards.

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        [LOMONOSOV'S EPIC POEM ABOUT PETER THE GREAT] Piotr Velikiy [i.e. Peter the Great]

      St. Petersburg: Academy of Science, 1760. [4], 44 pp. 24x19 cm. Period styled full leather, some pages are restored (not affecting the text itself), the last page has some stains. 1 of 600 copies printed. Extremely rare first edition of Lomonosov's epic poem about Peter the Great. Complete with the dedication leaf to Ivan Ivanovich Shuvalov, the curator of Moscow University at the time (which was found 5 years prior to this publication). The poem consisted of two songs and wasn't finished. However it played the significant part in the creation of literary cult of Peter the Great in Russian poetry. Worldcat locates one copy only (Harvard). No auction records found.

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        Vlaggenkaart - Lotter, ca. 1760.

      VLAGGENKAART?Flaggen aller seefahrenden Potenzen und Nationen in der gantzen Welt? Kopergravure uitgegeven door Tobias Contad Lotter te Augsburg ca. 1760. In de tijd met de hand gekleurd. Afm. ca. 49 x 56 cm.Deze voorstelling van vlaggen van de 139 belangrijke zeevarende naties werd vervaardigd door Matthaeus Seutter, een van de belangrijkste Duitse kaartenmakers.Lotter (1717- 1777) was leerling en schoonzoon van Seutter. Na het overlijden van Seutter in 1757, neemt Lotter de uitgeverij over en bouwt deze uit tot een van de meest succesvolle uitgeverijen van de 2e helft van de 18e eeuw. Uitgeverij Lotter bestond tot 1810.Prijs: ?1.450,- (excl. lijst).

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Profiel Nijmegen - naar Werner, 1760.

      Profiel Nijmegen - ?NIMMEGEN?'Kopergravure vervaardigd door Jeremias Wolff naar een ontwerp van Friedrich Bernhard Werner uitgegeven door Johann Friederich Probst rond 1760, later met de hand gekleurd. afm (prent) 38,5 x 111 cm, met onder het stadsprofiel een legenda met landmarks.Aan het einde van de zeventiende eeuw verloor de Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden langzamerhand haar rol als economische supermogendheid aan Engeland. In die tijd werden maar weinig Nederlandse stadsgezichten gemaakt. Het waren de buitenlandse uitgeverijen die toen stad (en provincie) vastlegden. Het Beierse Augsburg was met een aantal zeer actieve uitgeverijen 'Europas Bilderfabrik'. De belangrijkste uitgeverij aldaar was die van Jeremias Wolff (1663-1774) wiens zaak werd overgenomen door zijn schoonzoon Johann Balthasar Probst, vervolgens overging in de handen van Georg Bathasar Probst en later weer in handen kwam van diens zonen Georg Balthasar Probst II en Johann Friedrich Probst. Tot 1802 blijft het bedrijf in handen van de familie Probst. De firma modelleerde ook Nederlandse stadsgezichten naar Beiers voorbeeld, waarin de kerktorens uivormige bekroningen kregen.Friedrich Bernhard Werner (1690-1776) had een kleurrijke loopbaan voordat hij als freelance kunstenaar voor de uitgeverijen van Augsburg ging werken. Zo was hij ondermeer soldaat, Wunderdoktor, vertaler van opera?s en landmeter. Hij reisde veel door Polen, Pruisen, Pommern, Duitsland, Italië, Frankrijk en Nederland om ontwerpen te maken voor zijn prenten van steden, kerken, paleizen en kastelen.prijs: ?3.250,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling).

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        Panoramaansicht ('Lisabona. - C.P.S.C.M. - Georg Balth: Probst, excud: Aug: V. - N

      - Kupferstich von 2 Platten gedruckt b. Georg Balthasar Probst in Augsburg, um 1760, 33,3 x 101 (37,3 x 101) Vgl. Fauser, Repertorium

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        Die privatisirenden F

      2 Theile (von 4)., - Ecken und Kanten berieben und besto

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        Vorstellung und Beschreibung derer Schul und Campagne Pferden nach ihren Lectionen In was vor gelegenheiten solche k

      Augsburg: J. E. Ridinger and 1761 1760 - First (and only) edition of both works. 4to (29 x 22.5 cm). Texts in German and French. First work: engraved title, 36 pp., 46 engraved plates; Second work: 16 engraved plates numbered 1-15 with unnumbered plan of a joust, contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt, red sprinkled edges, an excellent example. Ridinger was a German painter and engraver who studied at Ulm before establishing himself in Augsburg where he soon made a great reputation for animal paintings. He became the official painter for several great nobles addicted to the hunt. As here he represented animals accurately and naturally in the midst of beautiful landscapes, his execution was remarkable. But it for his depiction of horses that he is rightly most renowned. The first suite of plates depict the exercises for riders in the riding school (plates 1-43) as well as on the battlefield (44-46). The riding school plates show the horse being introduced, then trotting, volting, galloping, the courbette, croupade, etc., through to the capriole. The battlefield plates show the horse being accustomed to the waving of flags, drumming, and shooting. The second suite depicts the exercises for participating in tournaments and jousts. This copy includes the unnumbered plate with the plan of the riding school which Dejager calls "very rare" noting that Thienermann found it very difficult to find a plate to list in his bibliography of Ridinger plates. Dejager 247 & 248; Nissen 3415; Thienemann 646–692 and 693–707. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettres sur l'électricité

      Paris, H.L. Guérin & L.F. Delatour, 1760. 1760-1767, 1760-1767, in-12, trois parties en trois volumes, XII-251 + XII-284 + XVI-295 pages, 12 planches dépliantes, veau écaille de l'époque, dos lisses et fleuronnées, pièces de titre rouges et tomaisons vertes, tranches marbrées, Les trois parties qui composent ces Lettres ont paru séparément et avec des sous-titres différents. La première partie, ici en seconde édition, a paru à l'origine en 1753 ; elle comprend les "découvertes qui ont été faites sur cette matière depuis l'année 1752", qui ne figuraient pas dans la première édition. Seconde partie en ÉDITION ORIGINALE ; "on [y] soutient le principe des effluences & affluences simultanées contre la doctrine de M. Franklin, & contre les nouvelles prétentions de ses partisans". Troisième partie en ÉDITION ORIGINALE ; "on [y] trouvera les principaux phénomènes qui ont été découverts depuis 1760, avec des discussions sur les conséquences qu'on peut en tirer. Nollet (1700-1770) fut le premier, en France, à réaliser des expériences avec la bouteille de Leyde et l'un des premiers à publier la relation existant entre la lumière et les étincelles électriques. À l'instar de son homologue du méridional Bertholon, il traita de l'électricité du corps humain dans l'un de ses premiers ouvrages (publié en 1746). Ses théories sur l'électricité furent, dans l'ensemble, en contradiction avec la plupart des physiciens et philosophes de l'époque, dont Benjamin Franklin, à qui il adresse plusieurs des Lettres, ici publiées ; l'opposition des ces deux physiciens fut l'une des plus vives dans le monde des sciences du XVIIIe siècle. Wheeler Gift I, 379. Motteley, p. 181. DSB X, pp. 145-147

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        Ausmal-Kupfertafeln f

      Ohne Orts- und Verlagsangabe, ohne Jahr (um 1760) - 22 lose Original-Kupferstiche, davon 14 farbig ausgemalt in einem mit marmoriertem Buntpapier der Zeit bezogenem, pa

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        Intitulé Véritable Cabale divine et miséricordieuse des Pseaumes de David Copie faite sur un manuscrit du 17e siècle.

      S.l., n.d., (2e partie du 18e s.), in 4°, sur papier bleuté d'une fine écriture penchée, avec les dessins des signatures angéliques in t. pour chaque psaume, pl. vélin moderne sous emboitage cart. Bel exemplaire. Rare manuscrit de le seconde moitié du 18e siècle consacré à la Kabbale des Psaumes. Il est assez proche du Manuscrit de la BNF ref. FR 14784 intitulé "La vraye Cabale mistérieuse et divine pour l'intelligence des 150 psaumes de... David...". C'est vers la fin du Moyen Âge que se développa une pratique "magique" des Psaumes attribués au Roi David. Selon les lois de la kabbale, chacun des 150 psaumes détient une vertu agissante particulière. Les juifs de toutes origines ont suivi le conseil du Zohar à faire usage du Livre des Psaumes comme une source de la prière. En effet, les Tehillim (psaumes, louanges) fournissent une prière appropriée pour chaque occasion, ce que les anciens appelaient une "Merveille de Dieu". De fait la puissance magique des psaumes était considérée comme incommensurable. Ainsi, pour obtenir une grâce du Seigneur, il ne suffisait pas de chanter le psaume indiqué, il fallait aussi effectuer ce qui permettait d'être en adéquation afin d'attirer sur soi la puissance du Nom qui y est relatif. A chaque psaume est donc associé une signature angélique particulière. Le plus ancien texte hébreu sur cette pratique magique le "Shimmush Tehilim" ("sur l'utilisation des Psaumes") date du 10e siècle. Un rare document de magie kabbalistique.

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        Traité des fleurs a oignons: contenant tout ce qui est nécessaire pour les bien cultiver, fondé sur une expérience de plusieurs années ... Haarlem, C.H. Bohn, 1760. 8vo. With frontispiece folding engraved plate of a hyacinth. 19th-century boards.

      Cat. Lindley Libr., p. 231; Krelage, p. 17 etc.; cf. BMC NH, p. 956. First edition of a treatise on the cultivation of bulb flowers, signed by the author. The Dutch export of bulbs began to develop in the 17th century. Foreigners held the view that only the Dutch climate and soil were suitable for the cultivation of bulbs and that only Dutch florists possessed the necessary knowledge for this craft. European courts, with nobility and gentility following suit, bought their bulbs directly from Holland, with Haarlem as centre for this trade. Nicolaas van Kampen was among the circa 10 Haarlem florists who monopolized this lucrative business. He treats the hyacinth, the most popular bulb in the 18th century and a favourite of an important trendsetter like Madame de Pompadour, the tulip, the Persian buttercup and the anemone as well as other flowers.Curiously, our copy contains the author's signature on the verso of the title with the text "Les auteurs de cet ouvrage désavoüent tous les Exemplaires qui ne seront pas signés de leur propre Main." The Traité des fleurs a oignons was translated into English and German.Boards damaged; a good, untrimmed copy from the library of J.H. Krelage.

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        Oeuvres métallurgiques contenant : I. l'Art de la Fonderie - II. un traité de la Liquation - III. un traité de la Macération des Mines - IV. le traité des trois Merveilles.

      Paris, Hardy, 1760, in 12, de XXXII-394 pp. 1f. d'errata, 1 planche gravée se dépl. et une figure in t., pl. veau marbré époque, dos lisse orné, qq. très lég. mouillures claires en marge sinon bon exemplaire. Edition originale traduite de l'allemand par le Baron d'Holbach. L'auteur a été pour un temps inspecteur des Mines du Landgrave de Hesse-Cassel, mais il fut vite remercié. Il traite des opérations qu'exigent les mines de Cuivre et de Plomb, la façon de traiter les mines d'Or et d'Argent et la manière de tirer le Soufre, mais aussi de nombreuses expérimentations et procédés particuliers. Orschall s'intéressait en effet à l'alchimie, et il reste connu pour sa description d'un procédé pour obtenir de faux rubis par teinture du verre. ¶ Ferguson II.156 "He made attempts to extract a purple color out of gold without the gold itself" - Duveen p.441

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      1760. La carta è stampata in tre fogli della misura di mm 580x455 ciascuno. Il territorio raffigurato comprende l'intero bacino del Po' e la regione veneta fino ad Aviano. Attraente coloritura coeva all'acquerello.Bibliografia: Marinelli, n. 1346; Motta, p. 12 e p. 20; Arrigoni-Bertarelli n. 635; Davoli - Sanfelici - Zanasi, 91

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        Oeuvres de Racine.

      New adorned with a portrait of the author by Daullé, three jewels of title by Seve edition engraved by Chevillet twelve figures carved by the same Aliamet, Flipart Lemire, Lempereur Sornique and Tardieu, and thirteen and sixty asses thumbnail out-of-lamp all by Seve engraved by Baquoy, Flipart and Legrand. Beautiful edition, well printed according to Cohen.Full mottled calf blond at the time. Back with five nerves decorated with flower boxes and golden jewels, as well as parts of title and volume number blonde morocco. All red edges. Caps head leveled, split bit, a tiny gallery worm and slightly blunted corner. A tiny wetness in low margin of the first volume, a fine gallery worm without affect the text of the second volume low margin, otherwise good copy with all margins and freshness.This is the first luxury edition which was made of Racine, it still counts among the most popular of the author. S.n. (De l'Imprimerie de Lebreton) Paris 1760 in-4 (22,5x30cm) (1f. fx tit.) (1f. tit) xviij (6) 414pp. (1f. fx tit.) (1f. tit) iv ; 447pp. et (1f. fx tit.) (1f. tit) iv ; 412pp. trois volumes reliés

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        Poésies de M. Haller

      - Aux dépens de la société, Berne 1760, in-8 (10,5x17cm), viij ; 9-207 pp. (1) et 196pp. et 254pp., 3 volumes reliés. - Nuova edizione ritoccata e migliorata. Tempo granita vitello biondo completa. Torna liscio decorato con fioriere e gioielli d'oro, monete titolo e il volume numeri granato e marocco abbronzatura. Tagli delineato una rete d'oro. Tutti marmorizzato. Bookplate penna eccezionale, biblioteca guardie Joseph-Ignace Guillotin su ogni volume. Dr. Joseph Ignace Guillotin è un erede dell'illuminismo, un membro della famosa loggia massonica delle Nove Sorelle. Fa amicizia con Benjamin Franklin, Lavoisier, Bailly, Buffon o Lacepede, e scrittori e artisti come Condorcet, Voltaire, Restif de la Bretonne e Moreau Le Jeune. Nel suo camerino Guillotin ha anche incontrato il suo futuro padre-Antoine-Claude Saugrain, stampante e libraio presto nominato capo bibliotecario dell'Arsenale da parte del conte d'Artois. Grande studioso, Guillotin è anche un giocatore importante nella Rivoluzione francese fin dalle sue origini. Iniziatore nel 1788 della petizione di sei corpi, sostenendo la votazione mediante scrutinio e non ultimo gli Stati Generali, è anche colui che ha portato i soci nella sala della Corte di tennis. Nel mese di aprile 1789, ha scritto con rimostranze Bailly libretto del Terzo di Parigi, che ha istituito la prima versione di Human Homme.La Criminal Law Reform sottopone all'Assemblea la stessa preoccupazione filantropica per uguaglianza con gli uomini di fronte alla legge: una sola frase, indipendentemente dal rango del criminale; mancanza di conseguenze per la sua famiglia; non decadenza del condannato; e in particolare un tipo d'attuazione "per effetto di un semplice meccanismo. ".Il Ghigliottina, ispirato da stampe d'epoca e migliorato da macchinari Dr. Antoine Louis, è uno strumento che si suppone di aver ucciso in modo indolore e sostituire esecuzione della modalità principali del vecchio regime: decapitazione da ax sciabola o la spada, appesa e roue.Or se libro di poesie Haller è una preziosa reliquia della biblioteca vicino ai grandi scienziati e artisti del tempo umanista, ci permette anche di supporre Guillotin conoscenze su questioni mediche sollevate dal suo invention.En Infatti, Albrecht von Haller non è solo un poeta. E 'anche un anatomista e fisiologo di fama, meglio conosciuto per la sua ricerca sul irritabilità, evidenziando la persistenza dei movimenti in alcune parti del corpo. "Haller chiese come la vita di un animale è ancora possibile dopo la rimozione del cervello e il numero di osservazioni relative agli insetti, quadrupedi a sangue freddo (...) che rimangono per alcuni giorni in grado di camminare e anche di accoppiarsi segnalato" (vedi Canguilhem, Formazione del concetto di riflesso dei secoli XVIII e XVIII) .OR questa riflessione è cruciale nel processo di Guillotin, dal momento che la meccanizzazione è principalmente destinato a porre fine alle sofferenze causate dalle esecuzioni. Se dal 1752 il dottor Antoine Louis partecipato alla disputa sui "segni di morte" non abbiamo alcun record di interesse di Guillotin nel numero. La presenza di un lavoro di Haller in Guillotin ci permette di supporre che il medico filantropo era pienamente consapevole del dibattito scientifico sulla questione fondamentale della immediatezza della morte a causa della rimozione della testa. Quindi, consapevolmente pronunciato come Guillotin prima dell'Assemblea questa frase (la dichiarazione sfortunato gli è valso una cattiva reputazione), "Con la mia macchina, ti faccio saltare la testa con un occhiolino, e si non soffrire. Meccanico cade come un fulmine, la testa vola, sgorga il sangue, l'uomo non è più. " - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition retouchée et augmentée. Reliure en plein veau blond granité de l'époque. Dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons floraux dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaisons de maroquin grenat et havane. Coupes soulignées d'un filet doré. Toutes tranches marbrées. Exceptionnel ex-libris, à la plume, de la bibliothèque de Joseph-Ignace Guillotin sur les gardes de chacun des volumes. Le docteur Joseph Ignace Guillotin est un héritier de l'esprit des Lumières, membre de la célèbre loge maçonnique des Neuf S

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        See-Buch, oder: Gründlicher ausführlicher Bericht... Die Sechste Auflage...

      Lübeck: Peter Böckmann, 1760. Small quarto, 99 pp. & 6 unnumbered leaves, in original marbled paper boards. A book with a strong claim to have been owned by Captain Cook. It is a rare work and the first navigation manual of the Baltic Sea. As is generally the case with such working books of navigation all editions are extremely scarce; this is the sixth edition. This book has a tantalising and plausible ownership inscription in a very old hand to the front pastedown which reads: "Henry Murck his book bought at Sea of Captn. Cook". This intriguing note is clearly meant to refer to the great explorer himself, who had spent many years sailing on colliers in the Baltic Sea before he joined the Royal Navy in 1755, and would have always had an interest in navigational guides and pilots. In the 1760s, right up until he sailed on the Endeavour, Cook was doing his superb work in mapping coastlines in Newfoundland and North America, but it is certainly very likely that he would have kept up with any work being published regarding his old stamping ground. By the same token, while Cook is not known to have had much German, the language in which this book is written, as a good navy-man of the Hannoverian era he was surrounded by German speakers whenever he sailed.The name of the owner of the book, "Murck", is certainly one to conjure with, as that name recurs in the world of contemporary shipping: a Henry Murck is, for example, listed as joining the Marine Society of the City of New York in 1795, while an L. Murck, to cite just one meaningful example, is listed as a having a 1798-registered ship out of Gothenburg (Sweden) in the Register of Shipping for 1811. The Murck family, that is, show every sign of having been established sailors in the region in the late eighteenth century, which certainly adds weight to the early provenance. Without doubt there is a firm connection between the book and the naval officer named Henry Murck who, after the end of the Napoleonic Wars, was one of the founding officers of the modern Prussian Navy in Stralsund, not least because this copy has a later stamp for a research library in Stralsund. This Henry Murck lived into the late 1840s, but it is feasible considering his family's sea-faring history, that this book had been passed down through his family. Title-page upper corner with loss, laid down, marked, old stamps including deaccession stamp; first leaf with an old repair along fore-edge not affecting text; last leaf with repair to gutter; some significant wear but withal very good.

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        Physique des Comètes, Dans le sentiment de l'Impulsion & du Plein; Par le P. Bertier, de l'Oratoire; Correspondant de l'Académie Royale des Sciences. A Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1760.

      1760. In 12, [mm. 164 x 98], pp. XXIV - 244 - (2) con 1 tav. ripiegata f.t. In pelle coeva, dorso liscio riccamente decorato in oro con sette compartimenti con fiorellini, delimitati da duplici filetti lateralmente e triplici orizzontalmente lisci, con piccole elementi vegetali verso l'interno. Tassello con autore e titolo oro. I piatti presentano qualche abrasione, così come i labbri anteriori. Tagli rossi. Carte di guardia e risguardi marmorizzati. Segnacolo in tessuto staccato, ma conservato. Al frontespizio stemma reale con corona e ghirlanda. Testata incise e capolettera del primo libro incise in legno. Alcuni finalini incisi. Al risguardo anteriore etichetta: Faivre D.M. Il Bertier (1702-1783) dedica l'opera sulla natura delle comete ai colleghi dell'Académie Royale des Science. L'interesse per questi corpi celesti era dovuto al recente passaggio della cometa che Halley aveva previsto per il 1757 e che invece, a causa del fu visibile solo dl dicembre dell'anno seguente e raggiunse il suo perielio, cioè il punto di minor distanza dal sole nel marzo-aprile 1759, a causa del ritardo dell'orbita provocato dall'effetto gravitazionale dalla congiunzione di Giove e Saturno. Il primo dei tre libri che compongono l'opera analizza le opinioni degli antichi filosofi, compresa quella di Aristotele che pensava si trattassero di esalazioni terrestri per dimostrare che non si tratta di questo, né di pianeti. Nel secondo si analizzano due tipi diversi di comete, quelle "surlunaires ou supérieurs & éloignées, les autres sublunaires ou inférieurs & voisines de la Terre". Nel terzo si analizzano tre ipotesi: la prima è che le due specie di comete siano uguali, la seconda che siano pianeti oltre Saturno e l'ultima che si tratti di "tourbillons dans l'éther ... pressé extraordinairement". Al Bertier si deve anche l'opera Principes physiques, pour servir de suite aux Principes mathematiques de Newton. L'ICCU localizza solo due copie di quest'opera: una alla Braidense l'altro alla Biblioteca Estense Universitaria.

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        Gnomonica fundamentalis & mechanica, worinnen gewiesen wird, wie man, sowol gründlich, als auf mechanische Art, allerhand Sonnen-Uhren regulaire, irregulaire, mit Minuten und himmlischen Zeichen, auf allerhand Flächen ... verfertigen solle. Wozu noch eine neue Invention einer Universal-Sonnen-Uhr kommt, welche ohne Magnet-Nadel zu stellen ... Augsburg, Hertel, 1760. 24 nn. Bll. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz u. 15 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. Folio. Neuer Hldr.

       1760 Poggendorff II, 400; vgl. Honeyman Coll. 2446 und Houzeau-L 11614.- Zweite Ausgabe.- Johann Friedrich Penther (1693-1749) war Mathematiker und Oberbauinspektor an der Universität Göttingen. Er verfasste zahlreiche Abhandlungen über Sonnenuhren.- Die Tafeln zeigen geometrische Figuren, Instrumente und Messgeräte.- Leicht fleckig.

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        1760 Land Sale Receipt, Release or Indenture for 200 acres of land continguous to Mt. Vernon, sold by Sampson and Mary Darrell to George Washington.

      Fairfax, VA: Not published, 1760. A large document, measuring over 34 inches long and almost 15 inches wide, which transfers land from the Darrell family to George Washington for the price of 150 pounds of current money of Virginia. This land added to the Mt. Vernon estate. An entirely handwritten legal document containing 63 lines of text. Signed by Sampson Darrell and Mary Darrell, with a wax seal following each signature. Additionally signed on the back of the document, along with docketing, by George Johnston, again by Sampson Darrell, and by J. Wagonner? The docketing also refers to this being recorded in folio 683, which corresponds with information recorded in the Fairfax Deed Book Index 1742 - 1797. The document has a dozen sizable chips, and numerous small chips, and has been archivally mended with a profusion of Japanese tissue. The entire document has been encapsulated in archival mylar. The name George Washington appears on the document 11 times, though it is not autographed or written by him.. First Edition. Unbound. Good condition. Folio.

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        Théorie du mouvement des comètes, dans laquelle on a égard aux altérations que leurs orbites éprouvent par l'action des planètes. Avec l'application de cette théorie à la comète qui a &ea

      Paris: M. Lambert, 1760. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. (20.0x12.3cm). [2] i-xiv, [1] 2-247 [1] pp. Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, spine gilt. Little browning and spotting to text. Lacking the two engraved plates. Ex-libris to front pastedown. ---Norman 487, D.S.B, Freitag 483. - First Edition. EXEEDINGLY RARE! In the work "Théorie du mouvement des comètes" ("Theory on the Movement of Comets" 1760) Clairaut predicted the date that Halley's comet would be at perihelion, the point it would be nearest the sun, was April 13, 1759. The actual date was March 13, just within the allowed-for margins of error. There was a suggestion that Halley's Comet be renamed for Clairaut and he was hailed as the "new Thales." Fine.

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        THE WORLD DISPLAYED; or, A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. 20 volume set bound in 10 books.

      Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London 1760 - The complete 20 volume set bound in 10 books. Published in 1760-1761. Bound in contemporary full leather bindings which are moderately worn, with most hinges expertly re-attached by Scott Kellar of Chicago. Illustrated with 154 plates, including three hand-colored folding maps (North America, South America, Asia), a folding map of Egypt, a plan of part of Cairo, folding views of the city of Balbec, Paris, and more including many ancient Greek cities, and three city plans and fortifications including Philadlephia, Quebec, and Louisbourg (Nova Scotia). The first six volumes have special American interest. Title continues "In which the Conjectures and Interpolations of Several vain Editors and Translators are expunged, every relation is made concise and plain, and the Divisions of Countries and Kingdoms are clearly and distinctly noted. Illustrated and Embellished with Variety of Maps and Prints by the best Hands. Sabin 105485, the Second Edition. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Intitulé Véritable Cabale divine et miséricordieuse des Pseaumes de David Copie faite sur un manuscrit du 17e siècle.

      S.l., n.d., (2e partie du 18e s.), in 4°, sur papier bleuté d'une fine écriture penchée, avec les dessins des signatures angéliques in t. pour chaque psaume, pl. vélin moderne sous emboitage cart. Bel exemplaire. Rare manuscrit de le seconde moitié du 18e siècle consacré à la Kabbale des Psaumes. Il est assez proche du Manuscrit de la BNF ref. FR 14784 intitulé "La vraye Cabale mistérieuse et divine pour l'intelligence des 150 psaumes de... David...". C'est vers la fin du Moyen Âge que se développa une pratique "magique" des Psaumes attribués au Roi David. Selon les lois de la kabbale, chacun des 150 psaumes détient une vertu agissante particulière. Les juifs de toutes origines ont suivi le conseil du Zohar à faire usage du Livre des Psaumes comme une source de la prière. En effet, les Tehillim (psaumes, louanges) fournissent une prière appropriée pour chaque occasion, ce que les anciens appelaient une "Merveille de Dieu". De fait la puissance magique des psaumes était considérée comme incommensurable. Ainsi, pour obtenir une grâce du Seigneur, il ne suffisait pas de chanter le psaume indiqué, il fallait aussi effectuer ce qui permettait d'être en adéquation afin d'attirer sur soi la puissance du Nom qui y est relatif. A chaque psaume est donc associé une signature angélique particulière. Le plus ancien texte hébreu sur cette pratique magique le "Shimmush Tehilim" ("sur l'utilisation des Psaumes") date du 10e siècle. Un rare document de magie kabbalistique.

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        L'Antiquaire - Das Alterthum .

      - Schabkunstblatt v. J.E. Haid (?) b. Joh. Jac. Haid, um 1760, 41,3 x 31,7 (H) Ein Affe im Schlafgewand sitzt mit übergeschlagenen Beinen auf einem Stuhl. Er hält eine Lupe in der Hand und betrachtet alte Münzen. Vor ihm ein Hocker mit Folianten, im Hintergrund ein Ofen.

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        A Collection of Original Poems By the Rev. Mr Blacklock, and other Scotch Gentlemen

      A. Donaldson / R. and J. Dodsley and J. Richardson, Edinburgh and London 1760 - viii, 231 pages. Contemporary full leather ruled in gilt. Title in red label, with I in compartment below. Volume I was published 1760; volume II [not offered here] followed two years later with contributions from Boswell. Front hinge weak but attached. Old bookplate of one Edward Penington to front pastedown [likely the father of John Penington, C19 Philadelphia bookseller]. Two free endpapers at front and at rear. Foxing and offsetting up to page 1 and to the final 20 leaves or so, with light sporadic foxing elsewhere. Binding is sound. Size: 12mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El Triumpho Mayor de Alcides. Fiesta, que se ha de representar a Sus Magestades en el Real Coliseo del Buen-Retiro, por disposicion de la Muy Noble, y muy Leal Coronada Villa de Madrid, con motivo de la entrada en publico del Rey, Nuestro Señor, D. Carlos Tercero, (que Dios guarde).

      (à la fin:) Madrid, por Joachin Ibarra, 1760. - in-4. 1f. de gravure héraldique. 2ff. 127pp. Plein veau moucheté, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). Edition Originale de cette grande pièce de théâtre représentée à Madrid pour célébrer le couronnement de Carlos III. A la fin de la pièce était prévu un spectacle de danse avec des chants à la gloire du souverain. Imprimé dans les ateliers du maitre Joaquín Ibarra, ce volume est orné d'une planche héraldique gravée sur cuivre, signée Belasco. Très rare. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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.

      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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        Lettres sur la danse et sur les ballets.

      A Stutgard et se vend à Lyon, Aimé Delaroche, 1760. ____ Première édition de cet ouvrage fondamental. Jean Georges Noverre (1727-1810) a été le grand réformateur du ballet classique au profit du ballet d'action. Il passe en revue les qualités et les défauts des principaux danseurs, chorégraphes et maîtres de ballet de son temps. Ses théories forment les bases essentielles de l'art chorégraphique du XIXe et du XXe siècle. Les livres de Noverre sont "consultés par tous les écrivains anxieux de trouver des documents authentiques sur l'histoire de la danse. D'un autre côté, tous nos grands maîtres de ballets se sont inspirés des savants conseils que cet habile artiste a su leur prodiguer, en dévoilant la science théâtrale de la danse dans ses moindres détails comme dans ses plus grands effets." (G. Desrat, Dictionnaire de la danse p. 414.) Dos frotté, papier légèrement bruni. En Français dans le Texte 161.*****. In-8. [161 x 101 mm] Collation : (4), 484 pp Basane brune, dos à nerfs orné, tranches mouchetées. (Reliure de l'époque).

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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. 8vo, 19th century brown half morocco, marbled paper sides and endpapers, gilt decorated and lettered spine. ¶ A treatise on religious ethics by John Taylor (1694-1761), a Presbyeterian minister, tutor and fairly prolific author on theological matters. Fine copy.

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        Théorie du mouvement des comètes, dans laquelle on a égard aux altérations que leurs orbites éprouvent par l'action des planètes. Avec l'application de cette théorie à la comète qui a &ea

      Paris: M. Lambert, 1760. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. (20.0x12.3cm). [2] i-xiv, [1] 2-247 [1] pp. Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, spine gilt. Little browning and spotting to text. Lacking the two engraved plates. Ex-libris to front pastedown. ---Norman 487, D.S.B, Freitag 483. - First Edition. EXEEDINGLY RARE! In the work "Théorie du mouvement des comètes" ("Theory on the Movement of Comets" 1760) Clairaut predicted the date that Halley's comet would be at perihelion, the point it would be nearest the sun, was April 13, 1759. The actual date was March 13, just within the allowed-for margins of error. There was a suggestion that Halley's Comet be renamed for Clairaut and he was hailed as the "new Thales." Fine.

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        CATALOGUE | DES LIVRES, | TABLEAUX, DESSEINS | ET ESTAMPES | DE FEU | M. LE COMTE DE VENCE, | Lieutenant Général des Armées du Roy | Commandant à la Rochelle, & Colonel | du Régiment Royal-Corse

      Chez Prault, ls aîné, Libraire-Imprimeur, Quai de | Conty, vis-à-vis le de cente du Pont-Neuf, à la Charité, PARIS 1760 - 8vo, 213 x 141 x 15 mm (binding), 209 x 132 x 9 mm (text block). 3, a2, A-I8, K6, 2 2, 2a-b8, c6. [6], iv, 151, [5], xliv pp. 1771 book lots, unpriced + 247 art lots, all prices and some buyer's names in contemporary MS. With two states of the portrait by Cochin, one "aux armes," the other with the name of the former owner. Bound in 19th-century French half morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, full-gilt spine, lettered and dated, made marbled endpapers, top edge painted vermilion, green silk bookmark, extremities trifle rubbed, nice copy with many deckles preserved. The sale of books took place 25 June to 12 July, 1760; the art on 24 November 1760 (some sources emend this to 9-17 February, 1761). This fine copy belonged to the great painter and Villeneuve's own art curator Jean-Baptiste Descamps (1714-1791), printed on superior paper and containing two states of the Villeneuve's portrait by Watelet after Cochin. This is the two-part sale catalogue of the important collection of Claude Alexandre de Villeneuve, Comte de Vence, Lieutenant-Général des Armées du Roy, commandant à la Rochelle, & Colonel du Régiment Royal-Corse. The first component of the catalogue is the sale of the Library, the second being the sale of a selection of the most significant works of art (here with all the prices realized in contemporary MS). The auctioneer divided the books into two principal groups: A). History; B). everything else (the former outnumbers the latter by two to one). Of especial interest to Villeneuve was the study of Provence: there are 225 titles covering its geography, history, government, law, and literature, as well as genealogies of illustrious Provençois. Villeneuve's library has been recently described as one of the most important in France at that time (SOURCE: François Moureau, "La plume et le plomb: espaces de l'imprimé et du manuscrit au siècle des Lumières," 2006). Not in North, not in Taylor; not in Blogie. Friedhelm Beckmann, "Franzosische Privatbibliotheken," p. 125 (in: Archiv fur Geschichte des Buchwesens, XXXI, 1988). Villeneuve's collection of paintings, drawings and prints is justly considered to be among the foremost of his day, selected with discernment by J.-B. Descamps, the author of the influential "La Vie des peintres flamands, allemands et hollandaise" (1753-1763), for which see especially Vol. II, p. 165 ("Le Cabinet de M. Le Comte de Vence"). The sale included major masterpieces by non-French artists such as Maes, Steenwyck the Elder, Breughel the Elder, and Rembrandt. Only 5% of the lots failed to sell. We note with interest the unsold (?) lot 179, an ink drawing of Villeneuve by Charles-Nicolas Cochin -- almost certainly the same drawing used to cut the engraved portrait found at the beginning of the volume. REFERENCE: Lugt 1121. The Bibliotheca Bibliographica Breslaueriana Sammelband, containing the two Villeneuve catalogues and four others (all but one priced), realized $2,640 eight years ago (Christie's New York, 23 March 2005, lot 466). This is the only other copy we've seen on the market. PROVENANCE: "Descamps 1760" (on title page) -- Louis Clement de Ris (1820-1882), purchased by him in 1864. Ris invariably employed the title "Comte" although as a child he was adopted and the title was not passed on to him. He became a great art collector and served as a Conservateur at the Louvre and subsequently at Versailles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Théorie de l'impôt

      S.l., 1760, in 4°, de VIII-336pp., cart. papier marbré moderne genre ancien, qq. lèg. mouillures claires sinon bon exemplaire à toutes marges. Edition originale très rare de cet important projet de réforme fiscale, composé avec l'aide de Quesnay que Mirabeau père avait rencontré en 1758. C'est l'un des plus importants ouvrages économiques et financiers de la fin du 18e siècle. À l'occasion de la sortie de l'ouvrage, Mirabeau est emprisonné pendant cinq jours, à la prison du château de Vincennes, puis exilé, pendant deux mois, au Bignon. ¶ "Ce fut la première oeuvre vraiment personnelle de Mirabeau depuis sa conversion (à la physiocratie). Le succès en fut très vif. Mirabeau y développe les principes de la nouvelle école avec un franc-parler qui lui attira de nombreux suffrages. et le fit emprisonner. Il s'élève notamment contre les fermiers généraux, fait une critique sévère du régime fiscal alors en vigueur, et énonce trois conditions nécessaires à une judicieuse imposition" INED n°3209 - Kress 5883 - Goldsmiths 9602 - Einaudi 3946.

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        Vermehrtes und verbessertes Blackwellisches Kräuterbuch das ist ... Sammlung der Gewächse die zum Arzney-Gebrauch in den Apotheken aufbehalten werden ... Viertes Hundert. Vol. 4 only.

      Nürnberg: de Lannoy, 1760. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Folio (354 x 236 mm). [2], [2], 36 (of [44]) leaves. Signatures: pi3 *2 A-Y2 (-C1 to F2). With hand-colored engraved additional title: "Herbarium selectum enendatum et auctum. Centuria IIII", additional letterpress title "Herbarium Blackwellianum emendatum et auctum ... Collectio Stirpium...", 102 hand-colored engraved plates. Text in German and Latin in parallel columns. Lacking 8 explanatory text leaves C1-F2. Contemporary full calf, spine with 7 raised bands gilt in compartments and with gilt-lettered morocco label (boards rubbed, hinges split, old repair to lower spine, extremities worn, corners bumped and scuffed), marbled endpapers, red-colored edges. Provenace: Ant. Ô-Hâra (armorial bookplate with motto "Fortitudine et claritate" to front pastedown). Internally little browned, occasional spotting, ink smudges and soiling, some short closed tears to lower margin, some plates with pencil trials and sketches to blank verso, leaf Y1 of index torn with loss of text, leaf Y2 with paper repair to tear without loss. ----Nissen 169; Plesch 63; Stafleu-Cowan 544; Sitwell 75; Heilmann 355. FIRST EDITION of Volume 4 only. The expanded German and Latin version of Elizabeth Blackwell's A Curious Herbal (London, 1737-1739). Blackwell undertook these drawings, which she engraved and coloured herself, with the encouragement of Sir Hans Sloane. This German edition was overseen, until his death, by the renowned Nuremberg physician and natural historian, Christopher Jacob Trew, who was in contact with Sloane and other English botanists. N.J. Eisenberger was responsible for re-engraving Blackwell's original 500 plates and providing an additional 100. Publication began in 1747, on a subscription basis, and the text and plates were issued simultaneously until 1749, after which the text was published in arrears. This volume includes the plates numbered 301 to 400, 322b and 441b which show plants, herbs, flowers and fruits, each surrounded by their blossoms and seed heads, leaves and seeds. Vollständige vierte Centurie des prachtvollen Herbarium von Trew nach Elisabeth Blackwell, das zu den schönsten und am sorgfältigsten gemachten Kräuterbüchern des 18. Jahrhunderts gehört. "Die von Trew hergestellten Nachbildungen in Kupferstich sind später sehr bekannt geworden. Sie sind bedeutend besser als die Originale der Mrs. Blackwell" (Heilmann). - Die Tafeln mit der Nummerierung 301-400 sowie 322 b und 441 b jeweils mit Legende in lateinischer und deutscher Sprache. Die Tafeln zeigen in großer Gesamtdarstellung Pflanzen, Kräuter, Blumen und Obst jeweils umgeben von Blüten- und Fruchtständen, Blättern und Samen. Unter den Tafeln Stramonium/Stechapfel, Prunus damascena/kleine Pflaume, Majorana/Majoran, Cannabis foemina/Hanf, Castanea/Kastanie, Asparagus/Spragel, Coffee/Kafeestrauch, Aurania/Pomeranze, Citria malus/Zitronenbaum, Curcuma/Gelbwurz etc. Very Good.

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        La gnomonique pratique, ou l'art de tracer les cadrans solaires avec la plus grande précision, par les meilleurs méthodes, mises à la portée de tout le monde. Avec Des Observations sur la manière de régler les Horloges

      Chez Briasson. New edition, the original seems to have appeared in 1755; illustrated with a frontispiece by Gazot, engraved by Manner and 34 folding plates at the end of volume engraved by Meunier, and a large folding map of France drawn by Good. Full mottled calf time. Back tooled raised. part of title in red morocco. 3 corners bumped. Good copy. Undoubtedly one of the best generals treated gnomonic also well illustrated, produced under the auspices of the Academy of Science by Benedictine scholar and scientist François Bespine de Celles (1709-1779). The advantage of this treaty is entirely contained in the clarity of his practice and exposure, which allow easy and thorough application. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Briasson à Paris 1760 In 8 (12,5x19,7cm) (6) xxij, 404pp. (2) 35Pl. relié

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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.

      - 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.

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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,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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        Recueil de divers animaux de chasse tiré du cabinet de monsieur le comte de Tessin dessiné daprès nature.

      Paris, Le Bas, (vers 1760). ____ Première édition. Suite complète de 12 planches gravées, d'une grande rareté selon Thiébaud. La série comprend : un titre entouré d'un bel encadrement cygénétique. Loup pris au piège. Gazelle. Renard. Sanglier. Blaireau. Loup-cervier (lynx). Sanglier. Mulet. Chamois. Chien courant. Léopard. Gravé par Jean Eric Rehn et terminé au burin par Jacques-Philippe Le Bas. Une restauration dans la marge supérieure de la dernière planche, sans atteinte au sujet. Bon exemplaire, grand de marges. ***** First edition. Complete serie of 12 copper engraved plates. In-folio oblong. [288 x 425 mm] Collation : (12) planches. Demi-maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné. (Reliure récente dans le style de l'époque.).

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        Poésies de M. Haller

      Aux dépens de la société. New edition retouched and enhanced. Full blond calf granita time. Back smooth decorated with flower boxes and golden jewels, coins title and volume numbers garnet and tan morocco. Cuts outlined a golden net. All marbled. Bookplate exceptional pen, library Joseph-Ignace Guillotin guards on each volume. Dr. Joseph Ignace Guillotin is an heir of the Enlightenment, a member of the famous Masonic Lodge of the Nine Sisters. He makes friends with Benjamin Franklin, Lavoisier, Bailly, Buffon or Lacepede, and writers and artists such as Condorcet, Voltaire, Restif de la Bretonne and Moreau Le Jeune. In his dressing Guillotin also met his future father-Antoine-Claude Saugrain, printer and bookseller soon appointed chief librarian of the Arsenal by the Comte d'Artois. Great scholar, Guillotin is also a major player in the French Revolution from its outset. Initiator in 1788 of the Petition of six bodies, claiming the vote by poll and not least the States-General, it is also the one who led the members in the room of the Tennis Court. In April 1789, he wrote with Bailly Booklet grievances of the Third Estate of Paris which established the first version of Human Homme.La Criminal Law Reform shall submit it to the Assembly the same philanthropic concern for equality with men before the law: A single sentence regardless of the rank of the criminal; lack of consequences for his family; non-forfeiture of the convicted; and especially one type of execution "by the effect of a simple mechanism. ".The Guillotine, inspired by vintage prints and improved by Dr. Antoine Louis machinery, is an instrument that is supposed to have killed painlessly and replace execution of the regime's main modes: decapitation by ax saber or sword, hanging and roue.Or if book of poetry Haller is a precious relic of the library near the great scientists and artists of the time humanist, it also allows us to suppose Guillotin knowledge on medical issues raised by his invention.En Indeed, Albrecht von Haller is not only a poet. It is also an anatomist and physiologist renowned, best known for his research on irritability, highlighting the persistence of movements in parts of the body. "Haller wondered how the life of an animal is still possible after removal of the brain and reported number of observations relating to insects, cold-blooded quadrupeds (...) that remain for a few days able to walk and even to mate" (see Canguilhem, Formation of the concept of reflex the eighteenth and eighteenth centuries) .OR this reflection is crucial in the process of Guillotin, since mechanization is primarily intended to end the suffering caused by the executions. If from 1752, Dr. Antoine Louis participated in the dispute over the "signs of death" we have no record of interest in the issue Guillotin. The presence of a work of Haller in Guillotin allows us to assume that the doctor philanthropist was fully aware of the scientific debate on the basic question of the immediacy of death due to the removal of the head. So knowingly uttered as Guillotin before the Assembly this sentence (the unfortunate statement earned him a bad reputation), "With my machine, I'll blow your head with a wink, and you do not suffer. Mechanical falls like lightning, head flies, blood gushes, man is no more. " --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Aux dépens de la société Berne 1760 in-8 (10,5x17cm) viij ; 9-207 pp. (1) et 196pp. et 254pp. 3 volumes reliés

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        Das dritte Buch der Historie des Kriegs zwischen den Preussen und ihren Bundesgenossen, und den Oesterreichern und ihren Bundesgenossen, welches beschreibet den Krieg von dem Monat Thebeth, des 5519 Jahrs, bis zu dem 11ten Thebet des 5520ten Jahrs, Nach Rechnung der Christen im 1759sten Jahr

      Nürnberg Raspe. First edition, illustrated with 20 figures (battle scenes) endnotes. Gothic print ronde.Pleine Sheepskin brown vintage. Spine ribbed Jansenist. Part of title in mariquin fawn. Title cold. Binding allemande.Histoire of war between Prussia and its allies and states Austria and its allied states. It was Frederick II that triggered the hostilities between the two nations by attempting to seize Silesia, this war took place in the conflict of the Austro-Hungarian succession. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Nürnberg Raspe Nurnberger (Nuremberg) 1760 In 12 (10x17cm) (4) 376pp. 20 pl. relié

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        Prolusions; or, select pieces of antient poetry, compiled with great care from their several originals, and offer'd to the publick as specimens of the integrity that should be found in the editions of worthy authors. In three parts, containing I: The notbrowne mayde; Master Sackvile's Induction; and Overbury's Wife; II: Edward the third, a play, thought to be writ by Shakespeare; III: those excellent didactic poems, initl'd Nosce teipsum, written by Sir John Davis. With a preface.

      London, printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand, 1760 - . Three parts in one volume, separately paged. One of the first books printed on wove paper in Europe, it is printed on Whatman's wove paper. According to the website devoted to that paper, Whimsie com, most copies of this book contain no watermarks, but this copy does have a watermark, on p. 85 of the Edward III section. On the question of priority, see also Dart Hunter - Papermaking; the History and Technique of an Ancient Craft, p. 125. Full leather with gilt edges. Extremities and backstrip rubbed; endpapers rubbed and edge-browned; pages faintly foxed; corners lacking on rear blank; otherwise very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Naturelle, Volcans. Vue Généralle du Vesuve en 1757

      1760. Bella veduta del Vesuvio durante l'eruzione del 1757, incisa da Bernard su disegno di de la Rue. La veduta fu pubblicata nella celebre Encyclopédie di Diderot e D'Alembert (28 voll., 1751-1772). Conosciuta come l'Enciclopedia o Dizionario ragionato delle scienze, delle arti e dei mestieri rappresenta il primo vero prototipo di raccolta dello scibile umano in forma di Encyclopedia. Nata dall'idea di una traduzione corretta e ampliata della Cyclopaedia di Chambers, l'impresa mutò di segno quando l'editore ne affidò la direzione a Diderot e, «quanto alla parte matematica», a d'Alembert. Attorno al nuovo progetto furono chiamati a raccolta, come sottolineò Diderot, talenti appartenenti a «tutte le branche dello scibile umano», al fine di costituire «una società di scrittori e di artisti, intenti ciascuno al suo settore, e legati soltanto dall'interesse generale del genere umano e da un sentimento di reciproca benevolenza». Incisione su rame, finemente acquarellata, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Spectacular view of the Vesuve during the eruption of 1575, engraved by J. F. Bernard on a drawing by de la Rue. The view was published into famous Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers. The Encyclopédie was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. Containing 74,000 articles written by more than 130 contributors, the Encyclopédie was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a machine de guerre which served to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightenment. The impact of the Encyclopédie was enormous. Through its attempt to classify learning and to open all domains of human activity to its readers, the Encyclopédie gave expression to many of the most important intellectual and social developments of its time. Copperplate, finely hand coloured, in very good condition. Parigi Paris 445 355

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

      Theodorus Haak, 1760. TEST - Due volumi di cm. 33, pp. (22) 529 (45); (4) 464 (14). L'ultima carta del secondo volume, relativa all'indice delle leggi citate, è rilegata in fondo alle carte preliminari del primo volume. Tra le pp. 526 e 527 del I tomo sono inserite 10 interessantissime pagine manoscritte da mano settecentesca contententi i seguenti scritti di Noodt: In oratione de religione ab imperio libera; Responsum in causa matrimoniali, fedelmente trascritti dall'edizione napoletana del 1786. Bellissimo ritratto dell'Autore inciso in rame all'antiporta. Primo frontespizio in rosso e nero. Legatura coeva in piena perg. con titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Minime mende alla legatura, naturali fioriture dovute alla qualità della carta. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato. Gerard Noodt (1647-1725), celebre romanista olandese, insegnò a Nimega, Franeker, Utrecht e Leida e fu autore di numerose opere che segnarono una svolta nello studio delle fonti letterarie ed epigrafiche. Premessa la vita dell'A. curata da Barbeyrac si riscontrano i seguenti scritti: Probabilium juris civilis, De jurisdizione et imperio, Ad legem Aquiliam liber singularis, De foenore et usuris, De pactione et transatione criminum, Observationum, De forma emanandi doli mali, De usufructu. De pactis et transationibus liber singularis, Dissertationes quatuor (De civili prudentia, De causis summi Imperii et lege regia, De religione ab imperio jure gentium libera), Responsum in causa matrimoniali, commentari alle Pandette. Non comune. Cfr. Iccu; non in Sapori che menziona altre edizioni.. . . . . . 0. .

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      - Quibus juvandae animae, humandaque corpora defunctorum Sacerdotum VENERABILIS CONFRATERNITATIS SANCTORUM APOSTOLORUM PETRI, ET PAULI, Apud Divi Juliani Parochialem Ecclesiam primitus erectae: NEC NON OFFICI DEFUNCTORUM, A? mendis omnibus diligentissimè expurgatus. AD USUM IPSIUS VENERABILIS CONFRATERNITATIS, Et ejusdem sumptibus impressus, JUXTA BREVIARII RUBRICAS, PAULI V. PAPAE Rituale, piamque, ac laudabilem consuetudinem. (Brazão de armas, gravura em cobre por Debrie) LISBONAE, Apud FRANCISCUM LUDOVICUM AMENO, S. Lis. Eccles. Typographum. M.DCC.LX [1760]. Solitis obtentis facultatibus. In 4º De 22x16 cm. com [iv], 159 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com cantos e coifas cansados. Corte das folhas pintado a negro. Folha de rosto a preto e vermelho. Impressa em papel de linho muito encorpado com caracteres redondos a preto e vermelho. Contém partituras musicais das preces e dos serviços funebres. Rara 2ª edição desta obra de liturgia, que tinha tido 1ª edição em Lisboa, pelo mesmo impressor em 1750. Importante fonte para o estudo das práticas litúrgicas e para o uso dado à música nas celebrações religiosas. Obra impressa na tipografia de Luís Ameno em Lisboa à custa da Confraria dos Santos Apóstolos Pedro e Paulo eregida na Igreja Paroquial de S. Julião, com os cânticos e as orações por alma dos confrades e com o ofício de defuntos em uso na referida Confraria. A igreja de S. Julião, situada na Baixa de Lisboa, teve desde a idade média até ao Século XX uma brilhante vivência religiosa, com três irmandades nela sediadas, sendo uma delas a dos Apóstolos S. Pedro e S. Paulo. Com a desertificação da Baixa e a existência de várias Igrejas muito perto umas das outras e tendo o Patriarcado de Lisboa falta de dinheiro para construir Igrejas nas Avenidas Novas, para onde se expandia a cidade, o Cardeal Patriarca D. Manuel Gonçalves Cerejeira decidiu que a proprietária, a Arquiconfraria do Santíssimo Sacramento, vendesse a Igreja ao Banco de Portugal, para com o dinheiro assim obtido, pudesse ser construída a Igreja de Nossa Senhora de Fátima, na Avenida de Berna, que é uma das mais belas manifestações de arte moderna religiosa. Quase todo o espólio da Igreja de S. Julião ficou depositado nas instalações da nova Igreja e inclui muitos documentos da confraria que mandou publicar esta bela edição setecentista de um livro de liturgia, com muitas partituras musicais. Location/localizacao: 2-1-C-40

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      Boston: Edes and Gill, 1760. 24pp. Dbd. Scattered ink stains on title page. Tanned, light foxing. Good plus. A funeral sermon for Moses Titcomb, who died at the battle of Lake George in 1755 during the French and Indian War. Titcomb was a Colonel in command of a regiment of Massachusetts provincials in General Wolfe's army. By attacking at Lake George, the French had hoped to halt the British advance into Canada, but were repulsed, though Whitcomb was killed in the engagement. EVANS 8641. SABIN 42441. ESTC W3113.

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

      Printed by R. and J. Dodsley, London 1760 - , [6], 208 pages, [2]. Engraved frontispiece by T. Chambars. Lovely contemporary binding. Owned by Sir Samuel Hillier, a collector of musical instruments who was particularly fond of Handel and owned the Hellier Stradivarius for 200 years. First Edition , some rubbing to spine and bumps to corners, book plates of Sir Samuel Hillier and Christopher Rowe to front pastedown and front free endpaper, 1760 signature to title page, very good condition, , contemporary red calf with elaborate and ornate gilt decoration on front and rear boards and spine, five raised bands on spine, gilt decorated compartments and gilt titles on black label, marbled endpapers, gilt edges, , octavo, 19 cm x 12.5 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Venice 1760 - Copper engraving with original outline colour (Very Good, fine original outline colour, a few light small stains, old closed tear in lower corner extending to neatline), 78 x 59 cm (31 x 23 inches). The rare and exquisitely engraved Venice edition of the finest and most important 18th century map of Paraguay, Northern Argentina, and the Río de la Plata Basin, the earliest obtainable edition of Antonio Machoni’s work, revised and enlarged from Juan Francisco d’Ávila’s map. This is a lovely example of the rare Venice edition, printed in 1760, of the earliest obtainable version of Antonio Marchoni’s map of the Río de la Plata-Paraguay Basin, first issued by Giovanni Petroschi in 1732, which was, in turn, an improvement over Juan Francisco d’Ávila’s exceedingly rare 1726 map. It is the most accurate and detailed 18th Century map of the region, issued at a critical historical juncture, just before the Jesuit Order was expelled from its vast empire of inland missions by the Spanish and Portuguese crowns. The map embraces the south-central part of South America from the Atlantic to Pacific Oceans, including most of Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile; extending from Lake Chucuito, Peru, and the source of the Paraguay River at Xareyes Lacas to the Río de la Plata estuary at Buenos Aires and Montevideo. The various Spanish and Portuguese provinces are distinguished with outlining in their own original colours; all major cities and towns, innumerable Jesuit missions, and many Native villages are marked, along with several sites of Jesuit martyrdoms. The map is one of the finest examples of the rich tradition of Jesuit New World cartography and is one of the seminal historical maps of South America. The Story behind the Machoni / D’Ávila Cartography - While the present map, in its various editions, is well known to scholars, a great deal of confusion and misinformation has been written about the origins and publication history. Fortunately, the matter can be largely cleared up here. Our story begins in the early years of the 18th Century, when the Jesuit Order controlled a vast empire of inland missions in the Paraguay region. The Orders’s superiors in Rome had the task of allocating personnel and financial resources to various parts of the region. The problem was that they had absolutely no reliable maps of the area and in many cases had not even a basic conception of the vast distances involved in travelling between missions. In 1710, the Superior General of the Order asked the head of the Paraguay missions, the Father Provincial, to commission an accurate general map of the greater Paraguay region. The task of making the map fell to Father Juan Francisco d’Ávila (1663 - 1733), a native of Buenos Aires who already had over a generation of experience travelling through the region. After further decade of reconnaissance, armed with information supplied by his brothers in various missions, D’Ávila completed his manuscript map in 1722. The manuscript was dispatched to Rome, where, in 1726, it was published under the direction of the Procurator General of the Jesuit Order, Jerónimo de Herrán. This map is astoundingly rare and is considered virtually unobtainable. Enter Father Antonio Machoni (1671 - 1753), a Jesuit originally from Sardinia, who had travelled to Paraguay in 1698 to join the missions. In 1708, he participated in the expedition to the Chaco region led by Esteban de Urizar, the governor of Tucumán. In 1711, he fouded the mission of San Esteban de Miraflores, before becoming a professor and later rector of the Maximum School in Córdoba, Argentina. In 1728, Machoni was summoned to Rome to assume the senior admisntirative role of Procurator General of the Order’s Paraguay missions. There he was given access to D’Avila’s map. As Machoni had gained a vast wealth of geographical intellignece on the greater Paraguay region, many of it derived from his own firsthand reconaissance, he elected to draft a manuscr

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