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        Commentaria in Vetus et Novum Testamentum.

      Ex Typographia Balleoniana, Venecia 1761 - Obra magna en muy buen estado. 10 gruesos vols. en pergamino. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La geographie universelle o? l'on donne une idee abregee des quatre parties du monde et des differens lieux qu'elles renfrement. Nouvelle edition revue et augmentee de quantite d'articles nouveaux & de divers changemens

      Subject: (Geografia). Basilea, ches Jean Rodolphe im-Hof, 1761, sei vol. rilegati in tre, 8vo m.pelle coeva (dorsi con fori di tarlo) pp. (22)-466-(28) + 528-(32) e 526-(30) + 624-(30) e 550-(38) + 478-(32), con sei frontespizi stampati a due colori, tagli rossi, sei testatine figurate xil. Copia con gore, tagli rossi.

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        Dissertazioni Storiche e Critiche Sopra La Cavalleria Antica e Moderna, Secolare e Regolare Con Note, e Molte Figure in Rame Di Onorato Da Santa Maria Carmelitano Scalzo Limosino Da Un Religioso Dell stess' Ordine Dal Franzese Tradotte

      Brescia: Dalle Stampe Di Giammaria Rizzardi, 1761. xxiv + 480 pages; frontispiece portrait drawn and engraved by Cagnoni, with an elaborate title page illustrated ornament also by Cagnoni after Carboni; title and end-piece ornaments, and plates illustrating dozens of crosses, emblems, necklaces, ornamentation, artifacts, relating to chivalry, orders and degrees, responsibilities and duties of the Knights of Constantine by Blaise Vauxelles (1651 - 1729) French philosopher and religious theologian, who had taken the religious name of Honoratus a Sancta Maria - was sent to Malta, served a sub-prior and returned to France taking up teaching duties and writing extensively to combat Jansenism, Gallicanism, quietism and rationalism - along with, as here, topics related to chivalry. (Cath. Encyc.); Italian text, with Latin quotations; approx. 8" x 10 1/2" (20 x 27 cm) in size; small die-cut oval ticket of a Greek bookseller on the front pastedowns; bound in beige polished paper covered boards, paper vellum spine and corners, black spine titles, simple line rules, top edge gilt; some edge, tips wear, darkening and soiling to binding; title page with repaired closed tear; overall, text very fresh & clean and in very good condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        "A treatise concerning the origin and progress of fees : or, the constitution and transmission of heritable rights. Being a supplement to Spotiswood's Introduction to the knowledge of the stile of writs"

      "Edinburgh : Printed for Gideon Crawfurd, and Alexander Donaldson" "Edinburgh : Printed for Gideon Crawfurd, and Alexander Donaldson", 1761. 2nd Edition. "Physical desc. : viii, 280 p. ; 17 cm. Subject: Inheritance and succession - Great Britain. Forms (Law) - Scotland. Notes: ESTC T75142." "Good copy in the original full aniline calf. Raised bands with gilt/cross-bands and labeled gilt-blocked title. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Book contains previous owner's pen annotations on front pastedown and first-free end papers. "

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        Dissertazioni Storiche e Critiche Sopra La Cavalleria Antica e Moderna, Secolare e Regolare Con Note, e Molte Figure in Rame Di Onorato Da Santa Maria Carmelitano Scalzo Limosino Da Un Religioso Dell stess' Ordine Dal Franzese Tradotte

      Dalle Stampe Di Giammaria Rizzardi Brescia: Dalle Stampe Di Giammaria Rizzardi, 1761. xxiv + 480 pages; frontispiece portrait drawn and engraved by Cagnoni, with an elaborate title page illustrated ornament also by Cagnoni after Carboni; title and end-piece ornaments, and plates illustrating dozens of crosses, emblems, necklaces, ornamentation, artifacts, relating to chivalry, orders and degrees, responsibilities and duties of the Knights of Constantine by Blaise Vauxelles (1651 - 1729) French philosopher and religious theologian, who had taken the religious name of Honoratus a Sancta Maria - was sent to Malta, served a sub-prior and returned to France taking up teaching duties and writing extensively to combat Jansenism, Gallicanism, quietism and rationalism - along with, as here, topics related to chivalry. (Cath. Encyc.); Italian text, with Latin quotations; approx. 8" x 10 1/2" (20 x 27 cm) in size; small die-cut oval ticket of a Greek bookseller on the front pastedowns; bound in beige polished paper covered boards, paper vellum spine and corners, black spine titles, simple line rules, top edge gilt; some edge, tips wear, darkening and soiling to binding; title page with repaired closed tear; overall, text very fresh & clean and in very good condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        Codex Juris Ecclesiastici Anglicani: Or, The Statutes, Constitutions

      1761. Best Edition of a Definitive Study of Anglican Ecclesiastical Law Gibson, Edmund [1669-1748]. Codex Juris Ecclesiastici Anglicani: Or, The Statutes, Constitutions, Canons, Rubricks and Articles of the Church of England, Methodically Digested Under Their Proper Heads. With a Commentary, Historical and Juridical. Before it, Is an Introductory Discourse, Concerning the Present State of the Power, Discipline and Laws, Of the Church of England: And After It, An Appendix of Instruments, Ancient and Modern. Revised and Improved with Large Additions by the Author. Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1761. Two volumes. [iv], xxx, [26], 746; [ii],747-1575, [99] pp. Folio (9-1/2" x 14-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering pieces to spines, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, negligible foxing in palaces, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages. An attractive copy. * Second, final and best edition. Holdsworth, who discusses this book at length, holds it in the highest regard. The Encyclopaedia Britannica says it "discusses more learnedly and comprehensively than any other the legal rights and duties of the English clergy, and the constitution, canons and articles of the English Church." First published in 1713, it went through several printings. An abridged edition by Richard Grey was published in 1730 that went through four other editions in 1732, 1735 and 1743. Gibson, an English divine and jurist, was chaplain and librarian to the archbishop of Canterbury. He went on to become the Bishop of London. In addition to Codex Juris Anglicani he produced several important works, including editions of the Chronicon Saxonicum (1692) and the collected works of Sir Henry Spelman (1698). Holdsworth, History of English Law 12:607-611. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:168.

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        Dansk Oeconomisk Urte-Bog, hvori endeel vilde Væxter og Urter beskrives, og deres Nytte vises.

      1761 1761 - Kbhvn. 1761. [16] + 510 s. Velholdt eksemplar indbundet i senere halvlæder i gammel stil med farvet titelfelt og rig gulddekoration på ryggen. * Bibl. Danica II, 189

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        Chrysal: or, the Adventures of a Guinea. Wherein are exhibited Views of several striking Scenes, with Curious and interesting Anecdotes of the most Noted Persons in every Rank of Life, whose Hands it passed through, in America, England, Holland, Germany, and Portugal. By an Adept. The Second Edition greatly inlarged and corrected.

      London, for T Becket, 1761 - 2 volumes, 12mo. Contemporary calf, vol. I neatly rebacked with the original spine laid down, orange morocco lettering-pieces, spines gilt in compartments, red sprinkled edges. Spines rather rubbed with some loss of gilt, light even toning, a very good copy. Contemporary Richardson armorial bookplates. First published the previous year, Johnstone's Chrysal, a "novel of circulation" which follows a gold coin through the hands of various owners, the great, the vicious and the foolish, was one of the bestselling novels of the 18th century.

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        Coleccion Legal de Cartas, Dictamenes y Otros Papeles en Derecho

      1761. Scarce Eighteenth-Century Peruvian Court Decisions Bravo de Lagunas y Castilla, Pedro Jose [1704?-1765], Editor. Coleccion Legal de Cartas, Dictamenes y Otros Papeles en Derecho. Lima: En la Oficina de los Huerfanos, 1761. [lxiv], 300 [i.e. 352], [16], 161, [4] pp. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6"). Contemporary limp vellum with lapped edges, early hand-lettered title to spine, ties lacking. Negligible rubbing to extremities, faint stain to front board, vellum beginning to crack through pastedowns, text block partially detached, clean tear to front free endpaper. Title page printed with woodcut typographical border, woodcut text ornaments. Light toning to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown, small inkstamps to title page, annotations to versa. A nice copy of a scarce eighteenth-century Peruvian imprint. * Only edition. The editor of this collection of exemplary judicial decisions given in Peruvian ecclesiastical and secular courts was a minister of the Supreme Council of the Indies, Judge of the Royal Court of Lima and a professor of law at the Royal University of San Marcos (in Mexico). These decisions deal with a variety of topics, such as slavery, Indians and the nullification of marriage. OCLC locates 14 copies in North America, 5 in law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, Yale). Another copy located at the Library of Congress. Not in Sabin. Medina, La Imprenta en Lima: Epitome, 1584-1810 1170.

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        INSTRUCCION PARA GRAVAR EN COBRE, Y PERFECCIONARSE EN EL GRAVADO Á BURIL, AL AGUA FUERTE, Y AL HUMO, CON EL NUEVO METHODO DE GRAVAR LAS PLANCHAS PARA ESTAMPAR EN COLORES, Á IMITACIÓN DE LA PINTURA;Etc

      Joachin Ibarra, Madrid 1761 - Ex-libris de tampón, 16 h, más 230 págs y 12 grabados de buril plegados. Rueda se extiende, entre otros, en el manejo del buril y describe con todo detalle "la disposición de los dedos ( ) para realizar una burilada extremadamente fina, al principio aligerando la mano, más gruesa en medio con poco que se eleve, y delgada dejándola caer otra vez ( ) maniobra muy esencial para la bondad del grabado e inteligenca de las sombras". La elaboración de las aguas, los cabellos, las nubes o los vestidos merecen también su atención y pormenorizadas explicaciones. Se trata de un referente en el arte del grabado y de uno de los primeros manuales escritos en castellano que recoge fórmulas de Bosse: "La primera suerte de agua fuerte se compone de vinagre, cardenillo, sal armoniaco, y sal común.", ".La segunda se hace de vitriolo, salitre, y algunas veces alumbre de roca, que destiladas juntas, componen el agua fuerte de separar, que ordinariamente emplean los Afinadores, para dividir el oro de la plata, y cobre". A pesar de que el grabado se considera un arte menor, gozó en la España de la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII de un auge considerable, pues en realidad era a la pintura lo que la prensa al libro. La Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, a la que el autor dedica la obra, había contribuido activamente a la formación de grabadores notables y los manuales dirigidos a los profesionales comenzaron a multiplicarse. La Instruccion de Manuel de Rueda, sin embargo, continuó siendo la obra de referencia en la materia. CCPB 69251-4. Palau 281031. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lex mercatoria rediviva: or, the merchant's directory. Being a complete guide to all men in business, whether as traders, remitters, owners, freighters, captains, insurers, brokers, fractors, supercargoes, agents. Containing an account of our trading companies and colonies, with their establishments, and an abstract of their charters; the duty of consuls, and the laws subsisting about aliens, naturalization and denization. To which is added a state of the present general traffick of the whole world; describing the manufactures and products of each particular nation: [etc.] The second edition, with large additions. By Wyndham Beawes, Esq; his Britannick Majesty's consul at Seville and St. Lucar

      London: London: printed for R. Baldwin at the Rose, and S. Crowder and Co. at the Looking-Glass, in Pater-Noster-Row. M.DCC.LXI. [1761], 1761. Book. Very Good. Leather. 2nd Edition. Description: Folio (14¾ × 9½ in): vii, [3], 898, [20] p. Modern half leather over cloth. · Condition: Light to moderate foxing and toning. Lacks the preliminary imprimatur leaf. · Comments: Second edition. A massive work covering every subject of law important to the merchant, including ships and shipping, insurance, bills of exchange, money, banking, bankruptcy, piracy, prizes, and topics in public international law that affect trade. In addition to the legal topics, the Beawes wrote detailed descriptions of the commerce of particular countries and regions, including their customs and products. Although aimed at the lay merchant in addition to the lawyer, Beawes supported his discussion with citations to legal treatises and case decisions. Kent in his Commentaries wrote that the courts accepted Beawes' opinions as evidence of the custom of merchants in several cases. Holdsworth considered the book so important that he gave a table of its contents in an appendix to volume 12 of his History of English Law. The work went through six editions in London by 1813 (the last edited by Joseph Chitty) and was reprinted five times in Dublin as well. · Title continued: "... and tables of the correspondence and agreement of the European coins, weights, and measures, with the addition of all others that are known. Extracted from the works of the best writers both at home and abroad; more especially from those justly celebrated ones of Messieurs Savary; improved and corrected by the author's own observations, during his long continuance in trade. The whole calculated for the use and service of the merchant, lawyer, senator, and gentleman." · References: Johnson 10 (6 copies); S&M 1:518(7); Bridgman 15; Worrall 229; Kent, Commentaries 3:126; Marvin 104; Holdsworth, HEL 12:384; Holdsworth, Sources 213; ESTC T136427..

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        Förslag huru en hamn wid Limnhamnen nära in til Malmö stad skulle kunna inrättas.

      Sthlm, P. Hesselberg, 1761. 4:o. 22 s. & 1 utvikbar träsnittskarta med typtryckt text & 1 utvikbar träsnittsplansch med typtryckt text. Tagen ur band. Med samtida bläckpaginering. Delvis lätt bruntonad. Bra ex.. Kartan avbildar det föreslagna området "väst-sudväst om Limhamns kalk bruk och sju sextondels mil ifrån Malmö fästning" och planschen är en ritning av Bagers förslag till Malmös nya skeppsbro. Bägge planscherna är signerade C. F. Beckerstedt. Haqvin Bager (1711-82) var spannmålshandlare i Malmö och kombinerade sin handel med jordbruk och rederiverksamhet. I sina skrifter rörde han sig inom ekonomins alla områden. Trots sina folkupplysande avsikter fick Bagers skrifter inte någon större betydelse, kanske delvis på grund av hans mindre lyckade försök att skriva rimmad vers, vilka väckte allmänt åtlöje. Under många år propagerade Bager för anläggandet av en ny hamn i Malmö, först - som här - i Limhamn, men senare i området mellan citadellet och stadsbefästningen. 1775 hade Bager förlikats med tanken på en utbyggnad av den befintliga hamnen

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        FABLES CHOISIES, MISES EN VERS PAR J. DE LA FONTAINE. ( 4 tomi su 6)

      A LEIDEN, CHEZ ELIE LUZAC - CHEZ LUZAC & VAN DAMME, 1761-1775Esemplare in splendide condizioni Legatura in marocchino rosso con ricchi fregi, firmata e datata Duru 1858 ITALIANO Bella e raffinata legatura francese in marocchino rosso, firmata e datata DURU 1858, ai piatti, triplice filleto in oro; dorsi con autore, titolo, numero di tomo ed leganti riquadri e fregi florelai impressi in oro, tagli dorati e marmorizzati, raffinate dentelle interne e sguardie  marmorizzate. I volume, I tomo: 2 carte bianche; XXIV pagine numerate comprese incisione fuori testo all'antiporta, disegnata da Oudry e incisa da Winkeles nel 1787,  frontespizio con titolo e ampia vignetta silografata; 4 pagine non numerate; 79 pagine numerate, bianco il verso dell'ultima; 45 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso; II Tomo: frontespizio; 2 pagine non numerate; 78 pagine numerate; 2 carte bianche; 50 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso. II volume, III Tomo: 2 carte bianche; frontespizio con titolo e vignetta silografata; 4 pagine non numerate; 69 pagine numerate, bianco il verso dell'ultima; 43 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso. IV Tomo: 1 carta bianca; frontespizio con titolo e vignetta silografata; 6 pagine non numerate; 108 pagine numerate; 2 carte bianche;  45 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso.  Testo in lingua francese; all'interno,  eleganti fregi silografati di gusto rocaille. In totale 183 tavole fuori testo, oltre a quella messa all'antiporta del I tomo. Due volumi contenenti i primi SOLI quattro  tomi della celeberrima opera, gli ultimi due tomi, quindi un terzo volume qui mancante, vennero pubblicati  undici anni dopo, nel 1786. Esemplare in eccellenti condizioni, dalla elegante  legatura firmata e datata dal celebre legatore francese Duru, freschissimo l'interno, a pieni margini, con le tavole in nitida inchiostratura.

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        DE LA BIBLIOMANIE.

      A La Haye 1761 - 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 71 pages; Sabin HB-068 3/4 brown morocco leather over marbled boards. As symptomatic of the great era of French book-collecting as Dibdin's Bibliomania (1809) was of the British. Ref erence---- BERNARD Quaritch Ltd. No. 923. A CATALOGUE OF BOOKS ON PALÆOGRAPHY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY. BODONI PRESS. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New and General Biographical Dictionary

      London: Printed for T Osborne, J Whistonand B White, Etc., 1761-1767. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Complete set in twelve volumes. Original full tan calf leather bindings. 8vo. (13.4 cm x 21.5 cm). Approx. 500 pages per volume. Shelf length 17 1/2 inches. Most labels are missing. Spines damaged. Hinges cracked with two board off. Suitable for re-binding. Minor foxing and some old worm holes. Title continued... containing An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons In every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; From the Earliest Accounts of Time to the present Period; wherein Their remarkable Actions or Sufferings, their Virtues, parts, and Learning, are accurately displayed; with a Catalogue of their Literary Productions.&

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        FABLES CHOISIES, MISES EN VERS PAR J. DE LA FONTAINE. ( 4 tomi su 6)

      A LEIDEN, CHEZ ELIE LUZAC - CHEZ LUZAC & VAN DAMME, 1761-1775Esemplare in splendide condizioni Legatura in marocchino rosso con ricchi fregi, firmata e datata Duru 1858 ITALIANO Bella e raffinata legatura francese in marocchino rosso, firmata e datata DURU 1858, ai piatti, triplice filleto in oro; dorsi con autore, titolo, numero di tomo ed leganti riquadri e fregi florelai impressi in oro, tagli dorati e marmorizzati, raffinate dentelle interne e sguardie  marmorizzate. I volume, I tomo: 2 carte bianche; XXIV pagine numerate comprese incisione fuori testo all'antiporta, disegnata da Oudry e incisa da Winkeles nel 1787,  frontespizio con titolo e ampia vignetta silografata; 4 pagine non numerate; 79 pagine numerate, bianco il verso dell'ultima; 45 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso; II Tomo: frontespizio; 2 pagine non numerate; 78 pagine numerate; 2 carte bianche; 50 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso. II volume, III Tomo: 2 carte bianche; frontespizio con titolo e vignetta silografata; 4 pagine non numerate; 69 pagine numerate, bianco il verso dell'ultima; 43 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso. IV Tomo: 1 carta bianca; frontespizio con titolo e vignetta silografata; 6 pagine non numerate; 108 pagine numerate; 2 carte bianche;  45 tavole fuori testo, incise su rame e bianche al verso.  Testo in lingua francese; all'interno,  eleganti fregi silografati di gusto rocaille. In totale 183 tavole fuori testo, oltre a quella messa all'antiporta del I tomo. Due volumi contenenti i primi SOLI quattro  tomi della celeberrima opera, gli ultimi due tomi, quindi un terzo volume qui mancante, vennero pubblicati  undici anni dopo, nel 1786. Esemplare in eccellenti condizioni, dalla elegante  legatura firmata e datata dal celebre legatore francese Duru, freschissimo l'interno, a pieni margini, con le tavole in nitida inchiostratura.

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        Das grosse Welt-betrügende Nichts oder die heutige Hexerey und Zauberkunst. In zween Büchern von Ardoino Ubbidente dell`Osa entworfen

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1761.. 4 Bll., 600 S. Pappband d. Zt. Hayn-Got. III, 247; ADB LV, 620; vgl. Kat. Hexen im dt. Südwesten S. 100. - Erste Ausgabe, erschien 1766 auch unter dem Titel "Die Nichtigkeit der Hexerey". Bedeutende aufklärerische Schrift, im Kern eine Übersetzung von Maffeis beiden Traktaten gegen die Hexerei. Eine der Hauptquellen der Rede des Theatiners Sterzinger, durch die 1766 der "Bayerische Hexenkrieg" ausgelöst wurde. Zum bewegten Leben des Augustinereremiten Jordan Simon (gestorben als Professor in Prag 1776) vgl. ADB. - Beigebunden 2 gefaltete Kupfertafeln aus einem anderen Werk, die auf Luther zurückgehende Schmähbilder gegen den Papst zeigen. - Bestoßen. Tlw. stockfleckig oder gebräunt, Titel mit altem Besitzvermerk (Bibliothek Löwenburg).

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        Das grosse Welt-betrügende Nichts oder die heutige Hexerey und Zauberkunst. In zween Büchern von Ardoino Ubbidente dell`Osa entworfen

      4 Bll., 600 S. Pappband d. Zt. Hayn-Got. III, 247; ADB LV, 620; vgl. Kat. Hexen im dt. Südwesten S. 100. - Erste Ausgabe, erschien 1766 auch unter dem Titel "Die Nichtigkeit der Hexerey". Bedeutende aufklärerische Schrift, im Kern eine Übersetzung von Maffeis beiden Traktaten gegen die Hexerei. Eine der Hauptquellen der Rede des Theatiners Sterzinger, durch die 1766 der "Bayerische Hexenkrieg" ausgelöst wurde. Zum bewegten Leben des Augustinereremiten Jordan Simon (gestorben als Professor in Prag 1776) vgl. ADB. - Beigebunden 2 gefaltete Kupfertafeln aus einem anderen Werk, die auf Luther zurückgehende Schmähbilder gegen den Papst zeigen. - Bestoßen. Tlw. stockfleckig oder gebräunt, Titel mit altem Besitzvermerk (Bibliothek Löwenburg).

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        Fugitive Pieces on Various Subjects. By Several Authors

      London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley 1761. London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1761.. First edition.. Fine copy.. NCBEL II, 789. 2 vols, 8vo, modern brown calf period style, orange leather labels, gilt lettering. The text is followed by a four-page list of ÒBenefactors to Mr. HillÓ and one leaf of publisher's ads. ¦14 miscellaneous philosophical sketches and essays, including Burke's first substantial publication, ÒVindication of Natural SocietyÓ (originally published in 1756). Contemporary armorial bookplate of Joseph Sedgwick on the versos of the title-pages; slightly later bookplate of Lord Colchester on the front paste-downs; and on the rear paste-downs is the bookplate of the Constitutional Club Library, gift of Lord Colchester, 1887.

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        London and its environs described. Containing an account of whatever is most remarkable for grandeur, elegance, curiosity or use, in the city and in the country twenty miles round it. Comprehending also whatever is most material in the history and Anitqui

      London: Published:London:Printed for R & J. Dodsley, in the year 1761., 1761. Complete in 6 volumes, bound in 3.Pagination complete, [10]344pp, 352pp, 328pp, 355pp, 348pp, 376pp, complete with half titles, 78 engraved illustrations/plans, plus 2 maps, plus extra map loosely inserted. ( all maps, engraved plates present ).Bound in full calf, raised bands, gilt lettering. Each volume has been professionally rebacked retaining the original boards, boards rubbed with minor wear loss on corners. All bindings in very good clean firm condition, all hinge joints very strong.Internally, text blocks holding firm, no loose pages, no writing, some light browning and spotting, maps have minor closed tears, i.e. no loss, 1 plan has become detached, extra map loosely inserted. A very good clean well bound set.Books measure 8 x 5 inches.Weight 3.5kg.A63. First Edition. Very Good Plus. 8vo.

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        L'Infortuné Napolitain ou Les Aventures du Seigneur Rozelli, qui contiennent l'histoire de sa naissance de son esclavage, de son état monastique, de sa prison dans l'Inquisition, et ses différentes figures qu'il a faites, tant en Italie, qu'en France, & en Hollande. Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigée & augmentée d'un grand nombre de figures en taille-douce.

      Henri Desbordes,, Amsterdam 1761 - A comic picaresque novel and an anti-Jesuit satire recounting the life and adventures of Rozelli in a series of fanciful catastrophes and disasters, in the course of which he becomes a Catholic clergyman and then converts to Judaism. The title was first published in 1708 and went on to be republished a number of times during the eighteenth century, with translations into English, German and Dutch. The illustrations appeared first in an edition of 1729. 2 vols., 12mo (163 × 93 mm.), pp. [iv], 480; [iv], 447 (pp. 129 and 360 mispaginated); illustrated with 24 engraved plates, including frontispiece. Signature R of volume 2 browned, occasional marginal staining, small burn to bottom blank margin of pp. 237-8, vol. 2 (marginal, not affecting text). Contemporary mottled sheep, twin gilt lettered labels, blind raised bands and gilt tooled panels with acorn centretools, red edges and marbled endpapers. Rubbed, with neat repairs to spine headcaps and corners. A good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires Sur La Vie De M. De Laval, Premier Éveque De Québec

      Jean Fr?ric Motiens Cologne: Jean Frédéric Motiens& , 1761. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine. 12mo (164 x 100 mm). vii, [1]-2l5pp. First edition. Modern rich burgundy leather, new end papers, with title in gilt stamped on black leather label and 1761 date in gilt stamped at bottom of spine. Inside page are pleasantly age toned evenly throughout. Attractive book in fine condition. & This scarce biography of the first Bishop of Quebec (1623-1708) contains much useful information about the late 17th century history of the region. Although the terminal leaf indicates this to be the end of the first volume, only one was published. First Edition of this scarce book, the earliest biography of François Xavier de Laval de Montigny [1623-1708], first bishop of Quebec (1674-88) and one of the most powerful and influential figures in seventeenth century New France., Although Sabin cites the first edition of this work, Paris, 1761, as existing in two volumes, only one volume is all that was published. & A scarce little book that Winsor says "is worth looking into, though not with the object of accepting all its statements. Frontenac is bitterly attacked, his faults magnified, and many serious charges preferred against him."& Streeter Sale 129. Sabin 39216; Dionne 653; Winsor, IV. pp. 358--59. Faribault, No. 378.

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        PASTORAL DE N. SS.mo PADRE BENEDICTO XIV. DE GLORIOSA MEMORIA, SIENDO CARDENAL ARZOBISPO DE LA SANTA IGLESIA DE BOLONIA; E INSTRUCCIONES ECLESIASTICAS PARA SU DIOCESI. TRADUCIDAS DEL TOSCANO POR EL Rmo. P. M. Fr. JUAN FACUNDO RAULIN, Ex-General del Orden del Gran Padre San Augustin, etc. .SEGUNDA IMPRESSION.

      - Madrid; Joachin Ibarra.,1761 2 vols. 4º menor (21,5 cm.) 20h., 391p. = 8h., 472p. Encuadernación plena piel de época con nervios, hierros y tejuelo en el lomo.Procedencia: Biblioteca de José Álvarez de Toledo, Duque de Alba, Marqués de Villafranca con dos Exlibris, dibujado por Carnicero y grabado por Salvador Carmona.RSS Año: 1761

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        (Julie, ou La nouvelle Heloïse) Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes.

      Recueillies et publiées par J. J. Rousseau. Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1761. 12:o. (16),407,(1) + (4),319,(1) + (4),255,(1) + (4),331 + (4),311,(1) + (4),312 pp. Title in red and black. With engraved ornaments on title-pages and at the end of each chapter. Complete in 6 volumes. Contemporary mottled calf. Spines with richly gilt decorations, red and green labels. Marbled edges. Marbled endpapers. Last page in the last part with some light browning and the first pages browned at upper cornertip. Old faint note in ink on half-title in the first part. Spines and cornertips rubbed, first vol. with short crack by the head of spine. 16,5 x 10 cm.. Édition de Robin. Dufor 90

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        Abregé du commentaire de la coutume de Touraine.

      Chez Fournier 1761 - - Chez Fournier, A Auxerre _1761, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 4 (19x25,5cm), 775 (1)pp. et 783pp., relié. - Edition originale. Plein Veau d'époque granité.Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête du tome II élimée en partie, idem pour la coiffe de queue. Mors supérieur et inférieur du tome II fendus en queue. Les derniers commentaires sur la coutume de Touraine remontaient à un siècle, et furent donnés par Pallu en 1661. Dans ce nouvel ouvrage, Jaquet, avocat de Grenoble, recense l'ensemble des lois du royaume, article par article, fournissant les différences provinciales ; ce qui donne un aperçu très sérieux de la coutume, non seulement en Touraine, mais dans sa position vis à vis du royaume de France. Tampon rouge sur la page de garde : André Bayard, Evreux. Un tampon bleu en page de titre : Seminarium Ebroicense. 775 (1)pp. et 783pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The present practice of the Court of King's Bench [and Common Pleas], with large notes and observations, from the best authorities, and the rules of court. In a method intirely new. To which are added, necessary precedents, and a complete table to the whole. By Joseph Harrison, late of Lincoln's Inn, Esq; author of The Practice of the High Court of Chancery, in Two Volumes

      London: London: printed by S. Richardson and C. Lintot, law-printer to the King's most excellent majesty; for T. Waller, opposite Fetter-Lane, Fleet-Street. M.DCC.LXI. [1761], 1761. Book. Good. Leather. 1st Edition. Description: Two volumes, 8vo (8¼ × 5¼ in): K.B.: [2], 554; C.P.: [2], 580 p. Contemporary sheep. · Register: 8º: K.B.: [A]1 B-2M^8 2N^4 2O1 (gathering N misbound N4, N3, N2, N1); C.P.: [A]1 B-2O^8 2P^2. · Condition: Leather worn, joints cracked, leather dry, spines chipped at head and tail, top board of K.B. volume nearly detached, back of C.P. cracked; pages toned. Early letter-press book-plate and signature of Cornelius Vandenbergh. · Comments: Sole edition of each volume. Two volumes: one for the King's Bench, one for the Common Pleas. Online ESTC shows six locations for the K.B. volume and four for the C.P. volume. · References: S&M 1:271(77), (78); ESTC T127632 & N20952..

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        Essai Sur L-Étude de la Littérature

      First edition of the authors first book. 8vo. xxxii, 159pp. All original blank leaves present, two before the title and four after last leaf that has text. "From the Author" in Gibbon's own hand to blank opposite title page. This has offset lightly to title page. Bound in contemporary full brown speckled calf, worn at extremities, rebacked with original spine laid down. Original spine darkened as if scorched. Outer margins of e/ps. and title browned, some occ. foxing. Inner hinge visible but sound. The whole contained in a purpose made clam-shell marbled box with leather lettering piece. Norton 1. Though not published until 1761, Gibbon wrote this first work, in French, in 1758 when he was 21. He let Dr. Maty of the British Museum read it and on gaining approval revised and completed it in 1759. It was only published due to his fathers urging. The dedication to his father is both sincere and touching. The book, mostly due to being written in French, was more successful abroad than in England. The publishers covered the costs of producing the book and took the profits, Gibbon retained the copyright and received a number of free copies. According to Norton 42 copies were made available to Gibbon. 21 copies were presented by the author to several eminent characters in England and France, one was presented to the Duke of York and 20 were given by the author to his friends in Lausanne. This copy is one of these 42.

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        Le Voyageur philosophe dans un Pays inconnu

      Amsterdam,: 'depens de l'editeur,', 1761.. Two volumes, duodecimo, with bookplates from the 'Bibliotheque de Monspey'; elegant volumes in mottled sheep , with banded and gilt panelled spine, some wear to front joints, and chipping at extremities of the spine. First edition of a scarce lunar utopia. This early tale of space-travel is in fact a wonderful Enlightenment document of faith in the perfect society.Little is known about the author, but his work is an extended meditation on Enlightenment themes of society and the natural. Interestingly, the narrator seeks to establish his credentials as man of the world and experienced traveller by claiming to have journeyed to many parts of the world, including a couple of abortive attempts 'de dÈbarquer dans les Terres Australes.' Given this pedigree, it can come as no surprise to the reader that the Voyager so easily journeys to the moon, nor that he is capable of giving such a wonderfully thorough account of Selenite society.The lunar city SÈlÈnopolis displays the standard traits of symmetry and order, which are chronicled with uncritical sincerity by the awe-struck visitor: 'La comparaison de l'Ètat social et de l'Ètat naturel: dans l'absence du mien et du tien, il n'y a pas de vice, pas de crime, pas de crainte de la mort.... C'est le SiËcle des LumiËres parfaitement rÈalisÈ' (Hartig & Soboul, Pour une histoire de l'utopie en France).Having discussed their morals, advances in science and all-round goodness, the traveller sadly takes his leave, happy only in that all of the notes he has taken will be of such inestimable use 'pour l'agrÈment, l'utilitÈ & le bonheur de l'humanitÈ, dans le dessein d'en enrichir ma Patrie'.Negley, 1141.

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        A New AND CORRECT Plan of London, Westminster and Southwark, WITH SEVERAL ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENTS NOT IN ANY FORMER SURVEY

      London: , c. 1761. Closed tear lower right, right margin trimmed close otherwise in very good condition.. 13-1/2" x 26"- 34.2 x 66 cm. Howgego 118 A comprehensive map of London extending from the King?s Road to Wapping.

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        A New and General Biographical Dictionary; containing an historical and critical account of the lives and writings of the most eminent persons in every nation; particularly the British and Irish; from the earliest accounts of time to the present period [12 Volumes]

      T. Osbourne, Et al. Used - Acceptable. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Small Octavo. Quarter Leather Hardback, 1761 . . Ex-library books with the usual treatments. 12 Volumes, including supplement. Believed to be bound in original bindings, marbled paper boards with leather spine. Library stamp is imprinted on each cover. Extremities are moderately worn. Spines are intact and textblocks are sturdy. Pages are clean and intact with foxing throughout. Offered by the Rare & Collectable Books department of Better World Books UK, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase supports literacy charities

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        Instruccion para gravar en cobre, y perfeccionarse en el gravado à buril, al agua fuerte, y al humo, con el nuevo methodo de gravar las planchas para estampar en colores, à imitacion de la pintura; y un compendio historico de los mas célebres gravadores, que se han conocide desde su invencion hasta el presente.,

      Madrid, Ibarra, 1761 - 12 partly folded engraved plates, (32), 230 pages. Bigmore/W. II, 278. UCBA II, 1791. First edition. A detailed manual on engraving, of special interest is a section on colour printing on pages 167 to 192 after the method of Le Blond illustrated with one plate. Some marginal foxing else a nice copy of a scarce book. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Cont. half calf, gilt title to spine. Slight edgewear. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Divine Conduct Vindicated, or The Operations of God shown to be the Operations of Wisdom: in the substance of two discourses, preached at Haberdashers-Hall, London, March 29, 1761; occasioned by the decease of the Rev. Mr. Samuel Davies, M.A. and president of the College of Nassau-Hall in New-Jersey, February 4, 1761 - in which are contained some memoirs of Mr. Davies, and some extracts from his Letters

      London: J. Buckland -, 1761. (PRINCETON UNIVERSITY) First edition, state unknown. 8vo. 31, [1, ad for books "Published by the Rev. Mr Thomas Gibbons"] pp. Bound in late 19th century blue quarter calf and marbled boards, binding rubbed, small piece from A2 costing a few words. Felcone 99; ESTC N47977 . Gibbons (1720-1785), an Independent minister, wrote an important biography of Issac Watts, kept an entertaining diary of his active London life, and wrote poetry and hymns. Like the present volume, many of his publications were funeral sermons - this one preached on the death of the Reverend Samuel Davies (1723-1761), a Presbyterian minister from Delaware. Davies was instrumental in the founding of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University). He spent eleven months in England raising money to build Nassau-Hall, the first permanent building on campus. Both Davies and Gibbons were prominent dissenters from Anglican orthodoxy and it is likely that they would have met during Davies' fund-raising mission to England. They evidently carried on a correspondence, which Gibbons quotes from in his sermon. Davies served as the fourth president of the college until his early death at 37. ESTC lists three 1761 editions - one with p. 31 paginated (as in this copy), one without pagination, and a third with a variant imprint for sale in America

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        Lettres de deux amans, Habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes. Julie, ou La Nouvelle Heloyse [faux-titres]. (Et Recueil d'Estampes pour la Nouvelle Héloïse avec les Sujets des mêmes Estampes, tels qu'ils ont été donnés par l'éditeur. Paris, Duchesne, 1761).

      - Amsterdam, Marc-Michel Rey [Paris, Robin], 1761. 6 volumes in-12, plein veau de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés de compartiments à fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin, filet à froid d'encadrement sur les plats, filet dorés sur les coupes, tranches rouges, (6) f., 407 p. ; (2) f., 319 p. ; (2) f., 255 p. ; (2) f., 331 p. ; (2) f., 308 p. et (2) f., 293 p. et pour le 'Recueil d'Estampes pour la Nouvelle Héloïse': 47 p. titre compris et 12 planches gravées hors texte. Première édition de la "Nouvelle Héloïse" à être mise en vente, dite "édition Robin" et la première à contenir la préface dialoguée que l'éditeur hollandais n'inclura que dans le second tirage de 1761. Le libraire parisien Robin, qui obtint de Malesherbes le droit exclusif d'impression en France à condition de se soumettre à la censure, parvint à mettre cette édition sur le marché avant l'édition hollandaise. Sur les conditions détaillées de publication et de distribution des premières éditions cet ouvrage, cf. D. Mornet (Édition critique, t.1) et Jo-Ann E. McEachern, I, p. 13 sq. Exemplaire enrichi du "Recueil d'estampes pour la Nouvelle Héloïse" publiées chez Duchesne en cette même année 1761 à l'initiative de Rousseau lui-même, qui choisit personnellement les passages à représenter soit 12 planches exécutées d'après Gravelot, par Aliamet, Choffard, Flipart, Lemire, Lempereur, de Longueil, L'Ouvrier et Saint-Aubin. La page de titre du "Recueil" est placée à la suite de la préface du premier volume ; les pages d'explication des estampes en tête de chacun des volumes concernés, à la suite des titres, et les estampes sont à leur place, face à la page à illustrer. (Dufour, n° 90 et n°89 pour le ‘Recueil d’Estampes’. Gagnebin, II, n° 6 p. 1971 et n°5. McEachern, I, p. 187, n° 2 et R.1, p. 161. Tchemerzine-Scheler, V, p. 539). Quelques accrocs à la reliure, quelques défauts à qqs coiffes, mors et coins. Bel ex-libris gravé de Henri Monod, le célèbre bibliophile et auteur de bibliographies, représentant un sage sous l'arbre des grands auteurs à la devise "Libro Liber". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DICTIONNAIRE GENEALOGIQUE, HERALDIQUE, HISTORIQUE ET CHRONOLOGIQUE.

      Duchesne 1761 In-16 p., 3 voll., p. pelle bazana coeva, decoraz. e tit. oro al dorso, tagli rossi, pp. XVI,759; (4),808; 740. Offriamo, di quest?opera completa in 7 voll., i 3 voll. di Supplemento ?contenant l?origine & l?état actuel des premières Maisons de France, des Maisons souveraines & principales de l?Europe: Les noms des Provinces, Villes, Terres, & c. érigées en Principautés, Duchés, Marquisats, Comtés, Vicomtés & Baronnies: Les Maisons éteintes qui les ont possédées; Celles qui par Héritage, Alliance, Achat ou Donation du Souverain, les possedent aujourd?hui: Les Familles nobles du Royaume, & le nom & les armes seulement de celles dont les Généalogies n?out pas été publiées?. Cfr. Brunet,II, p. 608: ?Le Dictionnaire, publié de 1757 a 1765, en 7 vol., y compris le supplément, peut etre regardé comme une premièré edit. du Dictionnaire de la noblesse?. Con uniformi lievi arross., altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        D. JUSTINIANI INSTITUTIONUM LIBRI QUATUOR. THE FOUR BOOKS OF JUSTINIAN'S INSTITUTIONS, TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH WITH NOTES, BY GEORGE HARRIS, LL.D

      London: J. Purser, 1761. Rebacked with red spine label. Wide margins. Paper generally toned throughout the text. Old paper repairs to the final page of the index. Covers with blind-stamped designs. Covers and corner rubbed and worn. Book-plate of "F.S. Key, Georgetown-Columbia" on front pastedown. Notation in neat ink on title-page "Price 15/, 1814". Pencil notations in margins of the text in the same hand. "F.S. Key" in ink on rear cover, inverted. We believe this to be the book of Francis Scott Key, who lived in Georgetown, (District of) Columbia. We believe the price and date, as well as other notations are also in his hand, as is the ink signature on the rear cover. See old catalogue entries for the book laid-in at the front. Key (1779-1843) was an American lawyer. He watched the shelling of Ft. McHenry the night of September 13-14, 1814 and penned the now famous poem upon seeing the flag still waving the next morning. 1814 is also the same year we believe he bought this book. Justinian 1 was Byzantine Emperor from 527-565, the last Roman Emperor to speak Latin as his primary language. By the 6th century, Roman law was in jeopardy of total collapse due to its shear size. Justinian proceeded to codify the Law, of which the "Institutions" are an integral part. One of the important works in the history of jurisprudence. It was first published in 533. (i-xv), 1-73;1-121; 1-100; 1-92; 1-11; index (1-4). A very unusual association copy.. Second Edition. Full Contemporary Calf. General Moderate Cover Wear/No Jacket. Quarto.

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        Gedanken von Erziehung der Kinder, von neuem aus dem Englischen übersetzt, gegen des Herrn Costens französische Uebersetzung verglichen und mit dessen Anmerkungen begleitet

      Leipzig, Krauß, 1761.. LXVII, 404 S. Lederband d. Zt. Locke Bibliography 602: "Translated by Johann Joachim Schwabe, from the English edition of 1722, with additions from Coste`s French translation; includes a German translation of LeClerc`s life of Locke". Neu bearbeitete Übersetzung der berühmten Some thoughts concerning education. - Rücken und hintere Decke wurmspurig. Kanten tls. beschabt. Etwas gebräunt.

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        Reasons in Support of the War in Germany, in Answer to Considerations on the Present German War

      London - G. Woodfall 1761 - A scarce political pamphlet, sometimes attributed to William Pitt, concerning the Seven Year's War. Disbound. Sometimes attributed to William Pitt. A reply to Israel Mauduit's anonymous Considerations on the present German War. This pamphlet matches the ESTC #T46467. Condition: The textblock binding is generally tight and firm. The boards are missing. There Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, with only very slight browning and the very occasional spot. There are three holes to the gutter, from apreviousbinding, to each page. Overall the condition isfair, with a very good interior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New and General Biographical Dictionary

      London: Printed for T Osborne, J Whistonand B White, Etc., 1761-1767. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. Complete set in twelve volumes. Original full tan calf leather bindings. 8vo. (13.4 cm x 21.5 cm). Approx. 500 pages per volume. Shelf length 17 1/2 inches. Most labels are missing. Spines damaged. Hinges cracked with two board off. Suitable for re-binding. Minor foxing and some old worm holes. Title continued... containing An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of the Most Eminent Persons In every Nation; Particularly the British and Irish; From the Earliest Accounts of Time to the present Period; wherein Their remarkable Actions or Sufferings, their Virtues, parts, and Learning, are accurately displayed; with a Catalogue of their Literary Productions.

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        INSVLAE ISLANDIAE

      1761, Latin.. Iceland. Copper engraving. Original colour. Good condition. The colour is very clear and the map is clean, however there is some darkening along the centrefold and a waterstain on upper left hand corner affecting a 2cm strip of the map Size: 58 x 47 cm. (23 x 18½ inches) Splendid map of Iceland, with title along top of map, four scales at lower left and text in Latin at lower right

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        Augustissimo Beriae principi D.D. Josepho, &c. Tutelari Lusitani Imperii vindici Lusorum votis à Deo dato Poema genethliacum ad venustatem Claudianam compactum à P. Theodosio Emmanuele de Lima, presbytero Bahiensi.

      Lissabon, Michele Manescal da Costa, 1761. - (6), 10, (4) SS. Etwas späterer Halbpergamentband mit hs. Rückentitel. 4to. Seltene Geburtsschrift auf José Francisco de Braganza (1761-88), der erste männliche Träger des Titels "Prinz von Beira", der bis dahin der ältesten Tochter des Königs vorbehalten war. Der Enkel des Königs José I. von Portugal heiratete mit 15 Jahren seine Tante Maria Francisca Benedita. Als seine Mutter dem Großvater auf den Thron folgte, wurde er Thronerbe und zum Prinz von Brasilien ernannt - ein Titel, der auf S. 3 des vorliegenden Festgedichts schon vorweggenommen wird. Er starb nur 27jährig an den Pocken. - "The author, born in Bahia, is cited neither by Innocencio nor Blake" (Borba de M.). - Titel minimal angestaubt, sonst gutes Exemplar. Borba de Moraes I, 413. Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal L. 1285 A. Galvâo (Cat. Barboza Machado, An. Bibl. Nac.) 2-177. Nicht bei Palau.

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        Veduta degl'avanzi del sepolcro della famiglia Plauzia sulla via Tiburtina vicino al Ponte Lugano due miglia loritano da Tivoli

      Kupferstich von Giovanni Battista Piranesi aus der Folge "Vedute di Roma" 1761. 46x62 cm. - H. 83 I (von III) - Wilton-Ely 216 - Aus der 1. Pariser Ausgabe 1800 - 1807. Plautiusgrab an der Ponte Lucano bei Tivoli. Auf kräftigem Papier, mit Mittelfalte.

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        The Works of the Celebrated . . . With a New Account of Her Life

      London: Printed for J. Knapton C. Hitch and L. Hawes et al. 1761 1760. London: Printed for J. Knapton, C. Hitch and L. Hawes [et al.], 1761-1760.. First collected edition.. Edges a little rubbed; minor water-staining in the lower margin of the prelims of volume 1; some slight foxing; very nice copy.. NCBEL III, 781. 3 vols, 12mo, later white three-quarter vellum, marbled paper sides, maroon morocco labels, gilt lettering. Frontis portrait. ¦ The first collected edition of the plays of Susanna Centlivre (1670-1723) with a prefatory sketch of her life by an anonymous woman author, who complains she is Ònot a little piqued to find that neither the Nobility nor the Commonality of the year 1722, had Spirit enough to erect in Westminster-Abbey, a Monument justly due to the Manes of the never to be forgotten Mrs. Centlivre.Ó

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        Strive not Tragedy nor Comedy to Engross a Garrick, who to your Noblest Characters does Equal Honour

      London: Published by R. H. Laurie; 53 Fleet Street, and Bowles & Carver, c. 1761. Mezzotint. New state, ii/ii with the publication line altered. Inscription reads as follows: " J. Reynolds pinx.**Cha, Corbutt fecit./ Strive not TRAGEDY nor COMEDY to Engross a GARRICK, who to your NOBLEST CHARACTER does EQUAL HONOUR./ Reddere Personae scit convenientia cuique./ Published by R.H.LAURIE; 53 Fleet Street, and ** BOWLES & CARVER, St. Pauls Church Yard London, Price 6s.". In good condition apart from a small section of paper loss in the upper margin not extending into the image, and two small skillfully mended tears on the bottom margin. Images size: 13 1/8 x 16 inches. 14 x 16 1/8 inches. 14 15/16 x 17 1/18 inches. One of the most famous portraits of the actor David Garrick by Sir Joshua Reynolds. David Garrick (1717-1779) was perhaps the most influential actor in the English theater. He successfully took on all aspects of theatrical production, including actor, manager, playwright, publicist and theatre advocate. He displayed an amazing range by convincingly playing parts in every genre from comedy to tragedy, history to farce. From 1747 until his retirement in 1776, he was the manager of Drury Lane, where he initiated many improvements: he introduced concealed stage lighting, removed spectators from the stage, and cultivated a naturalistic style of acting. Garrick was acutely conscious of the value of pictures as advertisements. He sat for every painter of note, many of whom are now little more than names. He was painted in oils and in watercolours, drawn in pencil and in pastels, modelled in wax and in terracotta; his likeness even appeared on medals, Wedgewood china, and playing-cards. This portrait by his friend Reynolds demonstrates in a mildly humorous way the actor's talents and character; posed between Tragedy and Comedy Garrick is depicted the master of both. Garrick's broad smile, and Tragedy's melodramatic stance, note the dagger at her waist, favor Comedy. Reynolds' painting was a huge public success and inspired many prints and paintings, pirated prints of the image even made their way to the streets of Paris. The popularity of this image is a testimony to Garrick's fame and to Reynolds' talent. (University of Florida website, Penny) An interesting derivative of this scene is Shakespeare Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy , a beautiful stipple engraving based on a painting by Romney. Penny, Reynolds 42; Chaloner Smith, British Mezzotinto Portraits 31, this state not recorded; Russell, English Mezzotint Portraits, and their States 31, this state not recorded; Hamilton, Catalogue Raisonné of the Engraved Works of Sir Joshua Renolds p.29; Lennox-Boyd, Theatre: the Age of Garrick p.108; O'Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits... in the British Museum 52

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        Journal de la défense de Cassel par M. le comte de Broglie, chevalier des ordres du roi, lieutenant général de ses armées, gouverneur de la place investie le 15 février 1761 par un corps de vingt mille hommes des troupes des alliés, commandé par M. le comte de La Lippe-Buckbourg, et assiégée le 1er mars 1761

      - IMPRESOR: Francfort-sur-le-Meyn : H.-L. Broenner, 1761DESCRIPCIÓN: Primera Edición. in-4°. 60 p., Plano plagado: Plan de Caßel et de Ses attaques. Le Comte de Broglie Lieutenant general Gouverneur de cette place en ordonne la delfence, dont les travaux ont ete diriges par M. de Caux de Blacquetot Ingenieur en chef. grave par Striedbeck Strasbourg. 1761. Texto en francés. Bellas decoraciones xilográficas.ENCUADERNACIÓN: Plena piel de época. Lomo decorado con dorados. Guardas al agua.RSS 1COMENTARIOS: Obra que recoge detalladamente una de las más significativas batallas de la Guerra de los Siete Años.NOTAS: Rara edición que recoge el histórico diario del Mariscal Victor François de Broglie del 14 de febrero al 29 de marzo de 1671CONSERVACIÓN: Muy buena. Papel con ligeras arrugas por el mapa plegado. Año: 1761

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        Voyages from Asia to America

      London,: Printed for T. Jefferys,, 1761.. Quarto, with four maps (two folding with outline in handcolouring); some spotting throughout; recent period-style quarter calf. First edition of Jefferys' important work, an English version of Gerhard M¸ller's obscurely published account of Russian discoveries in eastern Asia and north America, which contained the first full narrative of the Bering expedition, a 'most important contemporary account of Bering's discoveries, by a scientist attached to his second expedition' (Howes). The text has significant additions by Jefferys, and thus is not simply a translation of M¸ller's work. It represents the best contemporary geographical knowledge regarding the question of the Northeast Passage.The book is especially significant for its maps, in particular the first large map of "Discoveries made by the Russians on the North West Coast of America", showing both Kamchatka and the northwest coast and incorporating some changes by Jefferys, including topographical information about Siberia, as well as descriptive notes about events on Bering's expedition. The second, a large folding map of Canada, shows discoveries from Canada to the west of Hudson Bay and some points on the western coast. Smaller maps depict "part of a Japanese map of the World", from a manuscript in the Sloane collection, and discoveries relative to the search for a passage to the South Sea by Admiral de Fonte and other Spanish, English and Russian navigators.These maps have an extra importance as we know that along with those in Staehlin's book they figured prominently in the planning for Cook's third voyage and were used by, and mostly confused, Cook himself during the progress of his final voyage (see Beaglehole, Life of Cook, pp. 486-489, 593-4, 599, 604-5, 613, 617, 627, 633).None of the maps had appeared in M¸ller's original work, which was published in St Petersburg, where he was a lecturer at the Academy, in 1753 as Nachrichten von Seereisen, the third volume of his Sammlung Russischer Geschichte: it later appeared in French as Voyages et DÈcouvertes Faites par les Russes, with a single map.Hill, 1199; Lada-Mocarski, 17; Wickersham, 6332.

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        Praxis Geometriae, worinnen nicht nur alle bey dem Feld-Messen vorkommende Fälle, mit Stäben, dem Astrolabio, der Boussole und der Mensul, in Ausmessung eintzeler Linien, Flächen und gantzer Revier ... wie auch die Abnehmung derer Höhen und Wasser-Fälle, nebst beygefügten practischen Hand-Griffen, deutlich erörtert. Sechste Edition. (UND:) Zugabe zur Praxi Geometriae (etc.)

      Augsburg, Probst 1761.. 2 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz, gestoch. Titel- und Kopfvign. und 39 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. 5 Bl., 97 S., 2 Bl., 55 S. Zwischengebunden: 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, selbst die wahre Mitternachts-Linie ... anzeiget ... Augsburg, Hertel, 1760. Mit gest. Frontispiz (zum Schluss vor den Tafeln gebunden) und 14 (von 15; fehlt Tafel 5) Kupfertafeln. 2 Bll., 40 S., 2 Bll. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Folio. GEOMETRIAE: Vgl. Poggendorff II, 400; Cantor III, 528; Sotheran, Suppl. I, 1626: "One of the most popular German works on surveying." - Die Kupfer zeigen geometrische und geodätische Mess- und Zeicheninstrumente sowie meist fiktive Grundrisse, Pläne, Vogelschauansichten und Karten, darunter einen Plan von Stolberg (Harz) und den Grundriss von Göttingen. Die Titelvignette zur "Zugabe" zeigt vorne auf einem Tisch einen geöffneten Kasten mit Vermessungsinstrumenten, im Hintergrund die Gesamtansicht Göttingens. Die Tafeln schufen Lotter und Probst. - Eine Tafel mit vertikalem Einriss an der Außenseite. Einige Tafeln etwas vorstehend und unten leicht angerändert. - GNOMONICA: Houzeau/L. 11614; vgl. Honeyman 2446 und Poggend. II, 399f. - Dritte Ausgabe des erstmals 1733 erschienen Werkes. - Ecken und Kanten tls. stark bestoßen. Gelenke geplatzt. Tls. etwas fleckig.

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        Praxis Geometriae, worinnen nicht nur alle bey dem Feld-Messen vorkommende Fälle, mit Stäben, dem Astrolabio, der Boussole, und der Mensul, in Ausmessung eintzeler Linien, Flächen und gantzer Revier welche, wenn deren etliche angräntzende zusammen genommen/ eine Land-Karte ... sondern auch eine gute Ausarbeitung der kleinesten Risse bis zum grösten, neben ihren Neben-Zierathen

      Augsburg, Johann Michael Probst u. Lotter 1761.. 6. Edition 4°. Gest. Frontisp., 5 Bll. 97 (5) S., 25 gefalt. Kupfertaf. Mit Titelkupfer u. zahlr. Vign. HLdr. d. Zt. Einige Taf. wasserrand. Letzte beschäd. vgl. Kat. d. Ornamentstichslg. 1734 (2. Aufl.); Poggendorff II, 400 - Angeb.: Ders. Zugabe zur Praxi Geometriae, Worinnen Noch verschiedene zur ausübenden Geometria nützliche Stücke, dabey auch zweyerley Arten Architectonische Schnecken, nach Geometrischen Gründen, in einer angenehmen proportionistisch-fortgehenden Erweiterungen zu zeichnen angewiesen werden ... Taf 39 beschäd. - Der Autor Joh. Friedr. Penther (1693-1749) war Prof. f. Philosophie u. Oberbaurat in Göttingen.

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