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        Code Militaire, ou compilation des ordonnances des Rois de France, concernant les Gens de Guerre. Nouvelle Edition augmentée des dernieres Ordonnances.

      A Paris, Chez Nyon, 1761. 1761 8 voll. in-12° (172x105mm), pp. 400 - 450 ca. per ogni volume, legatura coeva in pieno vitello marmorizzato con filettatura a secco lungo il perimetro dei piatti. Dorsi con doppio tassello granata con titolo e tomaison in oro, filetti, fiorellini e motivi vegetali in oro. Tagli e risguardi marmorizzati. Ex-libris nobiliari antichi del Conte Salmatoris Rossillion du Villar, della celebre famiglia di Cherasco, con suo blasone xilografico. Bellissimo esemplare. Reimpressione ampliata di questa monumentale opera giuridica raccogliente le ordinanze dei Re di Francia in merito alla guerra e alle disposizioni e regolamenti militari. Una sola copia in ICCU, alla Biblioteca Nazionale di Napoli.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Galleria Gilibert]
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        Icones Plantarum sponte nascentium in regnis Daniae et Norvegiae, in ducatibus Slesvici et Holsatiae et in comitatibus Oldenburgi et Delmenhorstiae: Ad illustrandum opus de iisdem Plantis, Regio jussu exarandum Florae Danicae nomine inscriptum.

      Ed. G.C. Oeder, O.F. Müller, M. Vahl, J.W. Hornemann, S. Drejer, J.F. Schouw, J. Vahl, F.M. Liebmann, J. Steenstrup et J. Lange. Copenhagen 1761-1883. 51 parts and 3 supplement parts, bound in 25 volumes. Folio (385 x 253mm.). With 3240 engraved plates. First 5 volumes contemporary full calf, gilt decorated spines with gilt lettered labels, the following 10 volumes in contemporary half calf, gilt spines with gilt lettered labels, marbled sides, the last 10 volumes in contemporary half calf (not matching with the preceding 10 volumes), gilt spines with gilt lettered labels, marbled sides. A fine complete copy of the most beautiful work on the flora of North Europe, forming the most extensive representation of the Scandinavian flora. The work was issued with plain or coloured plates. Published over a period of 122 years it comprises 3240 engraved folio plates and depicts plants of North Germany, Denmark, Norway and to a certain extent Sweden. It had the support of five successive Kings in Denmark beginning with King Frederik V (1722-1766) and ending with King Frederik VIII (1843-1912). 'The value of the work was in the accuracy and beauty of the plates made under his (Oeder's) supervision by Martin and Michael Rösssler and later, under the supervision of the Danish editors, by Christian F. Mueller (1748-1814) and Johann Theodor Bayer (1782-1873). The Rösslers together contributed some 600 plates, J.T. Bayer some 1,500 plates... Their figures unite great artistic excellence with utmost scientific exactness, so that they belong to the best of their kind...' (Stearn, W.T. The Flora Danica its history and illustrations). 'The Royal Porcelain Factory's most remarkable achievement has been the 'Flora Danica' service consisting of more than 2,300 separate pieces each decortated with representations of Scandinavian wildflowers taken from the 'Flora Danica' ' (Stearn). Great Flower Books, pp. 69-70; Dunthorne 218; Nissen BBI, 2249; Stafleu & Cowan 7001 & 7008.

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        HISTORIA BOTANICA PRACTICA SEU PLANTARUM, QUAE AD USM MEDICINAE PERTINENT, NOMENCLATURA, DESCRIPTIO, ET VIRTUTES....

      GALEATIEdito nel 1761 in Mediolani , in folio , legatura in mezza pelle con angoli, titoli al dorso, incisione al frontespizio, titoli in rosso/nero, incisione alla dedicatoria, capilettera animati. Prima edizione milanese dell'opera edita per la prima volta nel 1774 dal Morandi, famoso botanico, artista del giardino del Castello Valentino di vittorio Emanuele II di Savoia. 68 tavole fuori testo a piena pagina raffigurante più piante ogni tavola. Buon esemplare, ancora in barbe.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Internazionale Ulrico Hoepli]
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        Di Tito Lucrezio Caro della Natura delle cose. Libri sei. Tradotti in verso sciolto da Alessandro Marchetti Lettore di Filosofia, e Matematiche nell'Università di Pisa ed Accademico della Crusca. Col testo latino a fronte. Si aggiunge L'Anti-Lucrezio del Card. Di Polignac. Tradotto da D. Francesco Maria Ricci. Tomo I e II.

      LAUSANNA (I.E. VENEZIA): A SPESE DI DOMENICO DEREGNI, 1761 1761 Lausanna (i.e. Venezia): a spese di Domenico Deregni, 1761 2 voll. in-8 (1) c. (antiporta incisa) (2) XXVIII 279 (1); (2) (2) 352. Cartoncino rustico. Al dorso tassello con titolo manoscritto. Calcografia allegorica ai due frontespizi. L'edizione originale fu impressa a Londra, a questa seguono molte edizioni contraffatte. Probabilmente stampata a Venezia, dove operava Domenico De Regni. Cfr. anche il catalogo collettivo delle biblioteche della Svizzera occidentale. Comprende "Notizie storico-critiche intorno T. Lucrezio Caro", la "Prefazione alla Traduzzion del Signor Alessandro Marchetti premessa all'edizion di Londra", la "Protesta del Traduttore a' Lettori". Senza l'Anti-Lucrezio: non pubblicato in questa edizione.

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        ANTROPOLOGIE TRAITE'METAPHYSIQUE

      BOUSQUET 1761 Edito nel 1761 in 2 volumi In 8¯, legatura in pergamena con tessello e fregi dorati al dorso, raffigurazione in incisione all'antiporta, frontespizio in rosso/nero con vignetta, pagg. 451, 471.Buon esemplare.

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        The History of our Customs, Aids, Subsidies, National Debts, and Taxes. From William the Conqueror, to the present year MDCCLXI

      London: Printed for G. Kearsly, 1761. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Antique style modern half-leather and marble-paper covered boards with gilt lettered title labels to spine. Firm, tight and clean with some old staining faintly affecting the outer part of a small number of leaves, mainly at the prelims; also, a couple of leaves closely cropped, not affecting text; contents otherwise sound with very little foxing and just a moderate amount of age-toning. Four parts in one volume with separate paging and a separate title-page for each part. Size: octavo (215mm x 130mm); pages: [4], 85, [1]; [4], 92; [4], 96; [2], 165, [1] and two large fold-out plates; (note: the original small errata sheet is pasted to verso the final leaf of Part 4). A very good copy or better. Scarce and very rarely found complete.

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

      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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        Epithalamia Oxoniensia, sive, Gratulationes in Augustissimi Regis Georgii III. et illustrissimae principessae...

      [Oxford] Oxonii: E Typographeo Clarendoniano, 1761. Folio: [188] p.; 38.5 cm. (A-Bp2s, 2Bp2s, C-Zp2s, Aa-Yyp2s). Title continues: Sophiae Charlottae nuptias auspicatissimas. Collection of poems specially written for the wedding of King George III, in Latin, Greek, Hebrew and English. Engraved title-page. Bound in ducal red morocco leather. The spine was fire-damaged and brilliantly restored by George and Pat Sargent, Dragonfly bindery. stock#OB532. Vg.

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        The Works Of The Late Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Esq.: Four volumes

      . Bound in contemporary tan calf with the title stamped in gilt on red and darker brown labels on the spine, four remaing panels decorated with ornamentation in gilt. Modest foxing internally, otherwise very good condition. Borders, edges, and inner dentalles decorated in gilt on all volumes. Marbled end papers and edges. Outer hinges worn through but still holding by the cords with the end papers still sound. Some wear and chipping to heads and heels.

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        Explicatio tabularum anatomicarum Bartholomaei Eustachii. Autor recognovit castiguit, auxit, denuo edidit.

      Folio. 2 n.n. Bl., 295, 1 S. Mit 89 Kupfertafeln. Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Blake 139. - Wellcome II, 26. - Zweite von Albinus bearbeitete und kommentierte Ausgabe der "Tabulae anatomica" von Eustachius. Hier zum zweiten Mal mit den Umrisszeichnungen gegenüber den Kupferstichen. Diese Methode zur Erklärung einer Abbildung war 1734 von Albinus in Zusammenarbeit mit seinem Graphiker J. Wandelaar erstmals angewendet worden. - Einband stark bestossen und berieben. Lederbezug am Rücken und am Deckel stellenweise abgeplatzt. In der oberen rechten Ecke mit durchgehendem Wasserrand. Leichte Feuchtigkeitsspuren im Innenfalz. Eine Tafel stark angerändert und mit mehreren Einrissen ausserhalb der Darstellung. Titel gestempelt "Karl Ferdinand Suadicani" (siehe Hirsch V, 576).

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        DANNEMARKES OG NORGES KIRKE RITUAL.

      3. udg. Kbhvn.: Trykt og Bekostet af Andreas Hartvig Godiche 1761. (6)+384+(8) s. Eksemplar på skrivepapir med kobberstukket titelblad. stukket af J. Haas. Indbundet i samtidigt spejlbind af helskind. Svagt plettet. Tidligere ejernavne på friblade.. Giver et meget interessant indblik i 18. årh.'s kirkelige forhold i Danmark og Norge. Bibl. Dan. I, 555. Udkom 1. gang 1685

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        La civilité moderne. Oder die Höflichkeit der heutigen Welt. Woraus man sehen kann wie man sich zu verhalten habe, damit man in dem Umgange mit artigen Leuten beliebt seyn möge. Beigebunden: 1.) Les Devoirs de la vie Civile ou instructions morales a l'usage des jeunes gens. Die Pflichten des bürgerliches Lebens oder tugendhafter Unterricht für junge Leute, wie sie sch allenthalben, wenn Sie erst einen Umgang mit der Welt bekommen, wohl zu verhalten haben. 2.) Nouveau recueil de complimens, selon l'usage qui se pratique aujourdhui dans le commerce du monde poli. Sammlung neuer auserlesener Complimenten, wie selbige heutiges Tages in dem Umgang mit artigen Leuten üblich sind. Nebst vorgängigen Anmerkungen, auf welche Weise sie vorgebracht, angenommen und beantwortet werden müssen. Wie auch was für Fehler man dabey begehen könne. Neue Auflage. Nachgesehen, verbessert und um eine vieles vermehret durch C. M. Sr. Hochfürstlichen Durchl. zu Schleswig-Holstein, Bischofs zu Lübeck Secretarium und Hof-Sprach-Meister. .

      Kl.8°, Fronti., 19 Bl., 741; 215 S.; , Privat-HPerg., Deckel berieben u. fleckig, Vorsätze ebenfalls fleckig, Papier etwas bräunlich, sonst gutes Exemplar. Parallelausgabe deutsch/franz. Gutes Benehmen schon seit der Antike ein Thema, dass zu etlichen Texten inspirierte. Carl Mouton übersetzte u. adaptierte das Buch von Antoine de Courtin: «Nouveau traité de Civilité qui se pratique en France, et ailleurs, parmy les honnestes gens. Bruxelles: Vleugart, 2. Aufl. 1675». Die erste Auflage erschien 1724 bei Kissner in Hamburg; neue Auflage, nachgesehen, verbessert und um ein vieles vermehret durch Carl Mouton, Hamburg: Herold 1744; erneut 1761.

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        Neues Hebammen-Licht in welchem aufrichtig gelehret wird, wie alle unrecht liegende Kinder, lebendig oder todte, blos mit den Händen in ihr rechtes Lager zu bringen, und glücklich heraus zu ziehen, welches die vielen Kupfer deutlich vor Augen stellet. Fünfte Auflage. (Tl. 1). Angebunden: Ders.:Neues Hebammenlicht anderer Theil, welcher Eine fernere Untersuchung schwerer Geburthen, als auch Einen Probier-Stein und Schild der Hebammen in sich hält. Vierte Auflage.

      2 Tle. in 1 Bd. Gest. Front, 38 Fig. auf 35 Kupfertaf., (7 Bl.), 489 S., (11 Bl.) - 2 Fig. auf 1 Kupfertaf., (8 Bl.), 118 S., (5 Bl.). Pp. d. Zt. mit hs. RSch. (etwas berieben). Vollständige Ausgabe eines der wichtigsten Werke in der Geschichte der Geburtshilfe. - Vgl. Fasbender 199; Garrison/Morton 6253 (zur latein. Orig.-Ausg. 1701): 'This work gives the first accurate description of the female pelvis and its deformities, and the effect of the latter in complicating labour. Van Deventer was the greatest obstetrician of his time, the, 'father of modern midwifery'. - Deventer (1651-1724) 'ist unstreitig der hervorragendste und wissenschaftlich gebildetste Geburtshelfer seiner Zeit, denn seine Forschungen waren nicht bloß bahnbrechend, sondern bilden heute noch nach einer Richtung hin - nämlich in Bezug auf das enge Becken - die Basis, auf der die moderne Geburtshilfe ruht.' (Hirsch/H. II, 252). Der berühmte holländische Mediziner gilt als der Begründer der 'richtigen Lehre vom Becken'. Sein hier vorliegendes Hauptwerk 'mit seinen guten Abbildungen läßt den Fortschrift besonders deutlich erkennen. Namentlich erscheint die Diagnostik der abnormalen Kindeslagen bei ihm erheblich verfeinert; nicht minder seine Technik der geburtshilflichen Eingriffe, bei denen er dem manuellen gegenüber dem instrumentellen bis zur äußersten Grenze den Vorzug gab. Das letztere erhielt eine sehr wichtigsten Bereicherungen durch eine Erfindung, die sich auf die Dauer als einer der wirksamsten und segensreichsten in der Geburtshilfe überhaupt erwies: die Geburtszange' (Meyer-Steinegg/Sudhoff 379 ff.). - Bibl.-Stempel und Nr. verso auf Titel. - Schönes Exemplar des gesuchten Werkes.

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

      Kbhvn. 1761. 510 s. Rent og pænt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt hellæder på træpermer. Lille hul i bagpermens skind. Gammelt navn på friblad.. Bibl. Danica. II,189

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        Della origine delle leggi, delle arti, e delle scienze e dei loro progressi presso gli antichi popoli.

      In Lucca, Nella Stamperia di Vincenzo Giuntini, A Spese di Giovanni Riccomini, 1761. 4:o. xxx,(2),328; viii,326; vii,(blank),288 pp. + 3 folding tables + 9 engraved plates (3 folding). Contemporary vellum. Marbled edges. Short cracks at head and tail upper outer joint. Ex libris Christan Hammer and Åke Berg. Sinature on ffep "Roma di 26 Novembra 1839 Baltzar Cronstrand". 27,5 x 20,5 cm. Nice and clean. No foxing.. Tomo primo. Dopo il Diluvio fino alla morte di Giacobbe. Tomo secondo. dalla morte di Giacobbe fino alla instituzione de i Re appresso gli Ebrei. Tomo terzo. Dalla instituzione de i Re appresso gli Ebrei, fino al di loro ritorno dalla Schiavitù

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        Opera omnia Physico-Medica in sex tomos distributa, quibus continentur doctrinae solidis principis Physico-Mechanicis, & anatomicis, atque etiam observationibus clinico-practicis superstructurae. Supplementum primum. Supplementum secundum

      Geneva: Apud fratres de Tournes, 1761. relié. 6 tomes en 3 Vol. in Folio et 5 parties en 3 Vol. in Folio. Nouvelle édition. L'originale est parue en 1740, sans les suppléments. Le Supplementum primum est daté 1754 et le secundum de 1760. Illustré d'un portrait au frontispice, de vignettes de titres, d'une planche dans la Iere partie du Supplementum secundum et d'une seconde planche dans la troisième partie. Les parties des Supplmentum ont des pages de titre séparées. Plein Veau brun d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièces de titres et de tomaisons en maroquin rouge. Pièce de titre du tome III en partie manquante. Coiffe inférieure du Supplementum rimum élimée et coiffe supérieure idem. Frontispice détaché. L'ouvrage constitue une somme incontestable de référence pour la médecine et la chimie (appliquée à la médecine) au XVIIIe siècle. Le médecin et physicien allemand Frédéric Hoffmann (1660-1742) fut professeur de médecine et de physique à l'université de Halle, il fut également un important praticien et a joué un rôle non négligeable dans le développement de la chimie médicale moderne. - Apud fratres de Tournes, Geneva _1761, 6 tomes en 3 Vol. in Folio et 5 parties en 3 Vol. in Folio, 6 volumes reliés. - 6 volumes reliés

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        The memoirs of Ninon de l'Enclos, with her letters to Monsr de St Evremond and to the Marquis de Sevigné. Collected and translated from the French, by a lady

      London, printed for R.and J.Dodsley 1761.. 2 vols, 12mo, xii, 274, 247 p., a fine copy in contemporary calf. First edition. Apparently put together by Elizabeth Griffith (1727?-1793), the actress and novelist. It consists of the (genuine?) letters to St Evremond, a lengthy introduction by the translator based mainly on Douxmenil's 'Memoires et lettres pour servir a l'histoire de la vie de ...', and the letters to the marquis de Sevigné, forgeries attributed to Louis Damours. Ninon has never had the glamour in England that she had in France, but this book ran through several editions. This is an eighteenth-century English book of a kind hard to find nowadays, a perfect copy in calf of a good, pale colour. "At length the polite Abbe de Gedoine pressed and obtained an assignation. He came, and found the enchanting Ninon reclining on a couch, like the Grandmother of the Loves, in the most galant deshabille. He asked her, but with the greatest air of respect, why she had deferred so long the completion of his happiness? I must confess, replied she, that it proceeded from a remain of vanity: I piqued myself on having a lover at fourscore, and it was but yesterday that I was eighty compleat."

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        Patriotiska testamente, eller underrättelse om järn, stål, koppar, mässing, tenn och bly för dem, som wilja begynna manufacturer i dessa ämnen.

      Jemte en förtekning på alla dess mechaniska inventioner. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1761. 8:o. (24),128 s. Med träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Fint ständekorerat och lackat hfrbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg, röd titeletikett och röda snitt (Hedberg). Bra inlaga med endast några smärre men knappast störande fläckar i yttermarginalen i början, t.ex. på s. (15). Med Gustaf Bernströms guldpräglade pärmexlibris.. Utgiven av Lars Salvius tio år efter Polhems bortgång. Att ämnena möjligen inte står i samklang med tidens smak är utgivaren medveten om, men tillägger: "Ämnet är här för alfwersamt, och en man om några och 80 år, skrifwer mer at gagna än at behaga." Arbetet avslutas med en förteckning över 114 "inventioner och werk" som Polhem "tid efter annan til publici tjenst uptänkt och werkstält." Den är sammanställd av sonen Gabriel Polhem

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        [preses] & GYLLENBORG, GUSTAV ADOLPH [respondent]. Agriculturæ fundamenta chemica.

      Åkerbrukets chemiska grunder. A.a. Uppsala, (E. Ziervogel, 1761). 4:o. (4),321,(1) s. Häftad i samtida ngt nött stänkdekorerat pappomslag med grön titeletikett. Ryggen och titeletiketten hårdare nött och med förluster av papper. Delvis ngt loss i bindningen och i bakre innerfalsen helt loss. Några småfläckar, t.ex. på titelbladet och s. 71-72. Bortklippt tillskrift i titelbladets nedre marginal och med Johan af Nordins monogramstpl och Carl Gustaf Lewenhaupts blåstpl.. Lidén Catalogus disputationum 53. Hebbe Den svenska lantbrukslitteraturen 614. Med latinsk och svensk parallelltext samt tryckt dedikation till kronprins Gustav. Översättare av den svenska texten var Jonas Apelblad. En andra upplaga med endast svensk text trycktes 1778 och arbetet översattes till tyska, franska, spanska och engelska. I "Åkerbrukets chemiska grunder" redogör Wallerius bl.a. för jordarternas betydelse för växtprocessen och gödningsmedlens omvandling till växtföda. Pionjärarbetet har givit Wallerius rykte som den egentlige grundläggaren av lantbrukskemin. "Dictionary of scientific biography" skriver apropå dess betydelse: "Wallerius established as a fundamental, necessary principle that agricultural chemistry should be based on comparative study of the chemical composition not only of plants but also of the earth in which they grow." Carl Gustaf Lewenhaupt (1834-1908) ägde gården Aske i Håtuna socken i Uppland. Hans boksamling omfattade ca 10000 volymer och innehöll mycket historia, resor, genealogi och heraldik samt många ströskrifter från frihetstiden och gustaviansk tid. Grundstommen till biblioteket var ett arv efter hans frus farfars bror Johan af Nordin (1746-1823). Denne var en av Gustav III:s närmaste rådgivare under kungens senare regeringsår. Han var även bruksägare

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        Landtbrukets rätta högd, uti rön och machiner, fädernes-landet till tienst, föreställt.

      Sthlm, J. Mercell [sic!], 1761. 8:o. (4),56,(1) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. plansch. Häftad i samtida gråpappersomslag. Lätt lagerfläckig. Mycket fint ex.. Hebbe 565. Planschen är graverad av Årre

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        The History of the Proceedings in the Case of Margaret, Commonly called Peg, only lawful Sister to John Bull, Esq

      London: Printed for W. Owen, near Temple Bar, 1761 First edition. Contemporary pale polished calf, spine with raised bands and simple gilt rules, contemporary red morocco label. . Octavo. Title a little soiled, and the occasional small stain, but generally a fine, fresh copy. In dark green cloth clamshell case. Until recently this work , a witty political satire, was usually attributed to Adam Ferguson but David Raynor, in his edition (Cambridge University Press, 1982), has cogently argued that the work is in fact by David Hume. Hume had written to the Rev. Alexander Carlyle of Inveresk on 3 February 1761, claiming that he had written the work, but Carlyle thought that this was a device to direct attention away from Ferguson as the likely author. The evidence – and there is a lot of it – is unclear, but many scholars are persuaded that the work is by Hume. The ledgers of William Strahan in the British Library reveal that he was the printer of the work, and that the Edinburgh published Patrick Neill participated silently in the publication (Add Mss. 48803A, f.43r). Strahan printed 1000 copies of the first edition, which was published on 3 January 1761; he printed 750 copies of the second edition, published on 11 February 1761.

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        Philosophische Schriften (Ex-Libris of Samuel Mendelsohn)

      Christian Friedrich Vo Berlin: Christian Friedrich Voß, 1761. First edition. Hardcover. vg. 2 volumes bound in one. 8vo. 256pp. 228pp. Original stiff tan paper boards. Ex libris of Samuel Mendelsohn, the famous American rabbi and scholar, as well as signature of Rav Moses Mendelsohn to inside of front board. Fore- and bottom page edges untrimmed. Copper-engraving frontispiece. Illustrated title page. Volume I: Vorrede. Ueber die Empfindungen. Gespräche. Volume II: Rhapsodie; oder, Zusätze zu den Briefen über die Empfindungen. Ueber die Hauptgrundsätze der schönen Künste und Wissenschaften. Ueber das Erhabene und Naive in den schönen Wissenschaften. Ueber die Wahrscheinlichkeit. Includes bibliographical reference. Age wear to binding. Minor worming to inside of front wrapper and frontispiece. Sporadic foxing throughout. Overall clean and tight. In Gothic script. Printed on high quality cotton rag paper. Binding in good-, interior in overall very good condition. Rare first edition. This is the second work by Moses Mendelssohn (1729-1786). the acclaimed Hebraist, rabbi, translator of the Hebrew Bible [into German], and pioneer of the Haskalah-Movement. As Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions mentions, in this work Mendelssohn "began his formulation of a new psychological theory that stressed the autonomy of aesthetics, logic and ethics relative to each other." (p. 710)

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        DISSERTAZIONI STORICHE E CRITICHE SOPRA LA CAVALLERIA. Antica e moderna, secolare e regolare. Con note, e molte figure in rame. Da un Religioso dello stess'Ordine dal Franzese tradotte.

      In-8 gr., cartonato rustico coevo, tit. ms. al dorso, pp. XXIV,480, bella vignetta al frontesp. e un ritratto di Vincenzo Gaifani (nobile bresciano cui e' dedicata l'opera), incisi in rame da Domenico Cagnoni. Il vol., ornato da una testata alle armi e da una grande e bella iniziale figur. a vignetta, è illustrata da 12 tavv. f.t. inc. in rame che raffigurano: "armi, collane degli ordini e delle religioni militari che sono in esse scolpite", ritratto di Costantino, una piccola figura in bronzo e il Gran Maestro dell'Ordine di Costantino nei suoi abiti da cerimonia. Cfr. Spreti,3649 - Choix de Olschki,I,762 che cita 3 tavv. f.t. Solo piccole macchiette su due carte, altrim. fresco esempl. con barbe, ben conservato. "L'A., al secolo Blaise Vauzelle (1651-1729), teologo carmelitano, autore di scritti teologici contro Giansenio e i giansenisti, di "Philosphicae disputationes" contro Descartes e Gassendi, ha lasciato anche opere di mistica, di cronologia e di metodologia critica". Cosi' Diz. Treccani,VIII, p. 567.

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        Patriotiska testamente, eller underrättelse om järn, stål, koppar, mässing, tenn och bly för dem, som wilja begynna manufacturer i dessa ämnen.

      Jemte en förtekning på alla dess mechaniska inventioner. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1761. 8:o. (24),128 s. Med träsnittsillustrationer i texten. Enkelt blått pappbd från 1800-talets mitt med handskriven titeltext på ryggen. Några små fläckar på pärmarna, särskilt den bakre. Bra oskuren inlaga med några fuktfläckar i framförallt nedre marginalen på s. 69-76. Med Adolph Emanuel Levins namnteckning daterad 1770 nederst på titelbladet. Från Ericsberg.. Utgiven av Lars Salvius tio år efter Polhems bortgång. Att ämnena möjligen inte står i samklang med tidens smak är utgivaren medveten om, men tillägger: "Ämnet är här för alfwersamt, och en man om några och 80 år, skrifwer mer at gagna än at behaga." Arbetet avslutas med en förteckning över 114 "inventioner och werk" som Polhem "tid efter annan til publici tjenst uptänkt och werkstält." Den är sammanställd av sonen Gabriel Polhem. Adolf Emanuel Levin (1758-1819) var överstelöjtnant och artilleristallmästare i Stockholm

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        ELOISA: Or, a Series of Original Letters. Collected and published by J. J. Rousseau. Translated from the French. In Four Volumes. [containing] A DIALOGUE BETWEEN A MAN Of LETTERS And J. J. ROUSSEAU, On the Subject of ROMANCES. Published since his ELOISA, And Intended as a Preface to that Work. Translated from the French

      Printed for R. Griffithsm at the Dunciad and T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt at Tully's Head in the Strand. London:: Printed for R. Griffithsm at the Dunciad, and T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, at Tully's Head, in the Strand.. 1761.. 12mo. 17 cm x 10 cm. 1st Edition in English (Black. EPISTOLARY FICTION, p. 155). Not listed in Grimm's TRANSLATIONS Of FOREIGN NOVELS. [4], xiv, xli, [1 (blank)], 291, [1 (blank)]; [4], 285, [3]; [2], 295, [1 (blank)]; [2], 252 pp. Dialogue with separate dated title leaf.. Period full calf, with gilt decorated spine(s). Maroon leather title label in second compartment; black leather volume label in third compartment.. Bindings, as to be expected, show some wear, with a leather chip from. the spine crown of Vol I, and heel of Vol III. Faint vertical stress. lines to spines. One protruding bifolium from Vol I. Withal, a. pleasing all-original VG set.. Rousseau a "Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought." Rousseau's epistolary novel Julie, ou la nouvelle HŽlo•se, was first published 1761, É and this, the first translation into English, was published in the very same year. "The novel's subtitle points to the history of 'HŽlo•se dÕArgenteuil and Peter Abelard', a medieval story of passion and Christian renunciation. The novel was put on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum. Although Rousseau wrote it as a novel, a philosophical theory about authenticity permeates through it, as he explores autonomy and authenticity as moral values. A common interpretation is that Rousseau valued the ethics of authenticity over rational moral principles, as he illlustrates the principle that one should do what is imposed upon him by society only insofar as it would seem congruent with one's 'secret principles' and feelings, being constituent of one's core identity. Thus unauthentic behavior would pave the way to self-destruction." [Wiki]. The novel was extremely popular in its day, touted by some as the top 'best seller' of the century. According to Black, the novel saw 14 English editions by 1800. Today, the first edition somewhat uncommon on the market. . Printer's device to t.p.

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        Opere... in helmstadt, per jacopo mulleri, 1761-63.

      Quattro volumi di cm. 27,5, pp. oltre 2000 complessive. Bel ritratto del Sarpi all'antiporta, vignette ai frontespizi, testate e capolettera e due tavole fuori testo con medaglie. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con titoli manoscritti ai dorsi. Il terzo volume è privo della ricopertura di pergamena alla legatura. Timbretti di appartenenza con rispettivi timbri di annullo. Sono disponibili i soli primi quattro volumi di quest'opera che (compresi i supplementi) si comporrà di 8 volumi. I principali testi presenti sono: Istoria del Concilio Tridentino, discorso sopra le stampe, Discorso dell'origine... di Venezia, Trattato delle Materie Benefiziarie, Storia degli Uscocchi, Dominio del Mare Adriatico della Serenissima..., Index librorum prohibitorum, Storie particolari delle cose passate tra il Sommo Pontefice Paolo V, e la Sarenissima..., Trattato dell'Interdetto, e molti altri scritti di minor mole.

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        COMMENTARIA IN OMNES APHORISMOS HERMANNI BOERHAAVE, DE CONOSCENDIS ET CURANDIS MORBIS. Addito libello "De Materia Medica & Remediorum Formulis". Editio prima veneta.

      In-8 p., 7 tomi in 3 voll., p. pergam. antica (risg. rifatti), tit. ms. al dorso, pp. XII,372;(4),368; (4),353;(4)348;(4),354; III,548;VIII,630; marca tipograf. al front., con 2 tavv. inc. in rame f.t. di cui una con il ritratto del Boerhaave. L'opera è introdotta da una "vita" del grande Ermanno Boerhaave (Leida 1668-1738), il maestro della clinica medica. Cfr. Castiglioni, p. 627-628: "L'olandese Gerardo van Swieten (1700-72), allievo di Boerhaave, chiamato a Vienna nel 1745 da Maria Teresa, creò la Scuola di Medicina di Vienna. Fu uno dei fondatori della medicina clinica: i suoi commenti agli aforismi di Boerhaave sono da considerarsi come uno dei più interessanti documenti del neo-ippocratismo" - Morton,2200 - Biographie Médicale,VII, p. 288 - Eloy,VI, p. 260. Leggerm. corto di margini; qualche arross. o alone interc. nel t. (pesanti solo nel V vol.), ma complessivam. buon esemplare.

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        Works of the late Right Honorable Joseph Addison, The

      1761. first edition. First Baskerville Edition of the Works of Joseph AddisonADDISON, Joseph. The Works of the Late Right Honorable Joseph Addison, Esq; with a complete index. Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville, for J. and R. Tonson, 1761.First Baskerville edition of the Works of Joseph Addison (first published in 1721), with all errata noted by Gaskell. Four large quarto volumes. Vol. 1. xxv, [2], [1 blank], 537, [1 blank], [4 Index], [2 blank]; Frontispiece portrait and three engraved plates + six numismatic plates (included in pagination); Vol. 2. [8], 538, [11]; Vol. 3. 579, [1 blank], [11 index], [1 blank], two leaves (Ss1 and Ss2 / pp. 321-324) with top margins neatly repaired (not affecting text); Vol. 4. 555, [1 blank], [10 index].With the preface and dedicatory poem by Thomas Tickell. Engraved frontispiece portrait (by T. Miller after G. Kneller) and three engraved plates (by C. Grignion after F. Hayman) in Volume I, and six woodcut numismatic plates in Volume I (included in pagination). This copy bound without the very scarce “Directions to the Binder” leaf Zzz2 (after p. 538) in volume one and the seven leaves of cuts in volume 2.Contemporary French calf, rebacked, preserving the original spine. Covers triple-ruled in gilt, spines decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments, with two dark blue morocco gilt lettering labels, decorative gilt board edges and turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. An excellent set."Baskerville spared neither pains nor money to make his books as fine as he could…most of his books were unusually beautiful, expensive and incorrect" (Gaskell, p. xix); Volume Two lacks the called for seven leaves of cuts.Gaskell, Baskerville, 17. Rothschild 15.

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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.

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        Tratados y doctrinas praticas, sobre ventas, y compras de lanas merinas y otros generos; y sobre el juego de naypes, y dados...,

      Toledo, Francisco Martin, [no date but 1761]. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition 8vo. contemporary limp vellum, soiled and spine darkened, else a very tight crisp and clean copy. Scarce.

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        BIBLIA, Das ist: Die ganze Heil. Schrifft Altes und Neues Testaments, Nach der Teutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers.(...) Nebst der Vorrede Des. S. Hrn. Baron Carl Hildebrands von Canstein.

      Waysenhause, Halle 1761. Large 8°. 14+(2)+1079+(blank)+308+(4) pages. Title printed in black and red. Endpapers of colourful 18th century (wall-)paper. Contemporary black leatherbinding with all three edges gilt and with blindtooled ornamentation on edges. Old name on flyleaf (1769); genealogical notes in the same hand on back flyleaf. A firm and wellpreserved copy in a contemporary slipcase.. *

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        L'esprit du chevalier Folard tiré de ses commentaires sur l'histoire de Polybe, pour l'usage d'un officier. De Main de Maître.

      Leipzig 1761. With 18 folding engraved plates. XVI + 240 pp. Contemporary full mottled calf, spine with gilt title, marbled edges. Bookplate of The Earl of Ilchester.. A compilation of Jean Charles de Folard's guide to military tactics and fortifications compiled by Frederick the Great. It is based on the writings by Polybius, the great Roman military tactician

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        A view of the city of Boston, the capital of New England, in North America. Vue de la Ville de Boston, Capitale de la Nouvelle Angleterre, dans l'Amérique Septentrionale. Drawn on the Spot by his Excellency, Governor Pownal

      London: printed for John Bowles, Robert Sayer, Thomas Jefferys, Carington Bowles and Henry Parker, [No date but c.1761]. Copper engraving by P.C. Canot after a painting by Pugh from a design by Pownall. Expert repairs, trimmed to the plate mark. Sheet size: 14 1/4 x 20 3/8 inches. An important image of colonial Boston from the famous and very rare "Scenographia Americana" series Pownall's drawing of Boston, here ably engraved by Peter Charles Canot (1710-1777), was one of six prints in the Scenographia Americana series that were based on Pownall's sketches. This particular image was worked up into a painting by Pugh and it was from this that the engraving was made by Canot. The complete Scenographia Americana (with a total of 28 plates) is a legendary rarity: no copies are listed as having sold at auction in the past thirty years. Individual prints are therefore all that the collector can hope for, and the present image is one of the most important. Governor Thomas Pownall, one of the few sympathetic colonial governors in North America, was also an artist, author and mapmaker. He first came to America as secretary of the governor of New York, Sir Danvers Osborn, in 1753, who committed suicide a few days after arriving. Pownall stayed on in America and became deeply involved in colonial politics during these critical years (the French and Indian War). He contributed to and supported Pitt's strategy in the war against the French and was appointed governor of Massachusetts, replacing Shirley, in August of 1757. He was at first very popular, energetically raising troops and prosecuting the war with the French, but political rivalry and objections to his own rather free lifestyle and manners led to his retirement from the position at his own request, returning to England in 1760. He remained a staunch supporter of the American causes as they arose in the 1760s. Interestingly, he was very much in favor of emancipation of the slaves in America. Pownall was a long time friend of Benjamin Franklin. Deak, 106

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        A VIEW OF THE CITY OF BOSTON CAPITAL OF NEW ENGLAND, IN NORTH AMERICA. VUE DE LA VILLE DE BOSTON, CAPITALE DE LA NOUVELLE ANGLETERRE, DANS L'AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE. DRAWN ON THE SPOT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, GOVERNOR POWNALL

      London: Printed for John Bowles, Robert Sayer, Thomas Jefferys, Carington Bowles and Henry Parker, [nd, but ca. 1761].. Copper engraving by P.C. Canot after a painting by Pugh from a design by Pownall. Sheet size: 14 1/4 x 20 3/8 inches. Expert repairs, trimmed to the plate mark. An important image of colonial Boston from the famous and very rare "Scenographia Americana" series. Pownall's drawing of Boston, here ably engraved by Peter Charles Canot (1710-77), was one of six prints in the SCENOGRAPHIA AMERICANA series that were based on Pownall's sketches. This particular image was worked up into a painting by Pugh and it was from this that the engraving was made by Canot. The complete SCENOGRAPHIA AMERICANA (with a total of twenty-eight plates) is a legendary rarity: no copies are listed as having sold at auction in the past thirty years. Individual prints are therefore all that the collector can hope for, and the present image is one of the most important. Governor Thomas Pownall, one of the few sympathetic colonial governors in North America, was also an artist, author and mapmaker. He first came to America as secretary of the governor of New York, Sir Danvers Osborn, in 1753, who committed suicide a few days after arriving. Pownall stayed on in America and became deeply involved in colonial politics during these critical years (the French and Indian War). He contributed to and supported Pitt's strategy in the war against the French and was appointed governor of Massachusetts, replacing Shirley, in August of 1757. He was at first very popular, energetically raising troops and prosecuting the war with the French, but political rivalry and objections to his own rather free lifestyle and manners led to his retirement from the position at his own request, returning to England in 1760. He remained a staunch supporter of the American causes as they arose in the 1760s. Interestingly, he was very much in favor of emancipation of the slaves in America. Pownall was a long time friend of Benjamin Franklin. DEÁK, PICTURING AMERICA 106.

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        Piscium Bavarico-Ratisbonensium pentas. Cum tabulis IV. Aeri incisis icones coloribus suis distinctas exhibentibus

      Ratisbonae, Montagius, 1761. Small 4to. 6 ll., 82 pp., four folded hand-coloured engraved plates and engraved title-vignette. Contemporary paper boards. Spine with brown morocco label with author's name in gilt, gilt lines. Edges speckled red.* An interesting ichthyological work dealing with the fishes of Bavaria. The plates are beautifully hand-coloured and engraved by Loibel. Three plates show various fish, the fourth shows scales. Schaeffer is one of the few to recognise their importance. Old weak library stamp on verso of title, old owner's printed label on the rear paste-down ["Steindachner", most probably the great Austrian ichthyologist Franz Steindachner (1834-1919)]; another former owner's name lightly pencilled on the front flyleaf. About six text pages with a weak inoffensive damp-stain in the lower margin, otherwise a very good copy. Dean II, p. 397; Nissen ZBI, 3636.

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        Theatrum Machinarum Universale of, Groot algemeen Moolen-Boek : behelzende de beschryving en afbeeldingen van allerhande soorten van moolens, derzelver opstallen en gronden [...] voor 't grootste gedeelte getekent te Amsterdam door Johannis van Zyl ; en in 't koper gebragt door Jan Schenk. I. Deel

      Amsterdam Petrus Schenk 1761. Gebonden, halflederen eigentijdse band, gemarmerde platten, [8]+18+[2]+4 pp., titelprent + 64 platen hors texte (nummering I - LVI + Tab I - VI + Tabula I - II); col. compl., 32x52cm. Goede staat, band netjes gerestaureerd. De gegraveerde frontispice wordt gecombineerd met een lofdicht op de uitvinding van de zaagmolen door Cornelis Corneliszoon van Uytgeest; de vier verzen in de illustratie zelf zijn van H.I. Soet. Bierens de Haan. Deze uitgave bevat de twee extra 'Tabulae', welke meestal ontbreken. Beschrijft de Nederlandse molenbouwkunst en beklemtoont de mathematische precisie die essentieel is in zijn beroep. Verschillende molentypes worden beschreven en in detail uitgetekend. Jan Schenk maakte de 62 dubbelbladige kopergravures met oog voor technische, wiskundige en achitecturale details. The engraved frontispiece is combined with an ode to the invention of the sawmill by Cornelis Cornelis Son of Uytgeest, the four verses in the illustration itself of HI Soet. Bierens de Haan. This edition contains two extra Tabulae ', which is usually lacking. Describes the Dutch windmill architecture and emphasizes the mathematical precision that is essential in his profession. Different mill types are described in detail and drawn. Jan Schenk made ??the 62 twin-copper engravings with an eye for technical, mathematical and achitecturale details

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        La Monarchia Hebrea

      Madrid, por Don Gabriel Ramirez, 1761. Dos volúmenes en 4to.; 6 hs., 470 pp., 5 hs. + 396 pp., 5 hs. Con un total de 73 (de 80) láminas grabadas en cobre por Palomino, Ricarte, Galcerán, Asensio y Minguet sobre dinujos de Jerónimo Antonio Gil y José Camerón. Encuadernación no uniforme en piel, de la época. El volúmen II está practicamente desencuadernado.

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        Cosmologische Briefe über die Einrichtung des Weltbaues

      Augsburg: Eberhard Kletts Wittiv, 1761 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (19.4x12.0cm). xxviii, 318 pp., 1 folding printed table. Text with minor browning, first free endpaper with old ownership entries. Contemporary papercard board, gilt, somewhat rubbed. ---- Houzeau-L. 8886. Poggendorff I, 1355 ; Goed. IV 1, 479, 1. Ziegenfuss II, 11. - The scarce first edition of Lambert's sensational "Cosmological Letters", his most important astronomical work, in which he to a large extent fore-shadowed the documentation of the basic features of the universe that Herschel later carried out. The work became very popular and was translated into French, Russian, and English, and it was later re-written and published as "Systeme du Monde" in Berlin, 1770. "Of special interest among Lambert's astronomical writings - apart from applications of his physical doctrines - are his famous Cosmologische Briefe über die Einrichtung des Weltbaues" (Augsburg, 1761). Not familiar with the similar ideas of Thomas Wright (1750) and with Kant's "Allgemeine Naturgeschichte und Theorie des Himmels" (1755), Lambert had the idea that what appears as the Milky Way might be the visual effect of a lens-shaped universe. On this basis he elaborated a theory according to which the thousand of stars surrounding the sun constituted a system. Moreover he considered the Milky Way as a large number of such systems, that is, a system of higher order... Only when William Hershel systematically examined the heavens telescopically and discovered numerous nebulae and "telescopic milky-ways" did it become obvious that Lambert's description was not mere science fiction but to a large extent a bold vision of the basic features of the universe" (Scriba in D.S.B. VII:598). --- Kant's mentor (Martin Knutzen) died in 1755, three years before the pre-critical project unfolded. But Kant still had the chance of meeting kindred spirits. One of these was the great philosopher and mathematician Johann Heinrich Lambert, whom he admired a great deal. Finally he had encountered a thinker who appreciated both the scientific and metaphysical perspective, who worried about their tensions, and who was searching for a truce. In his "Cosmologische Briefe." (Cosmological Letters on the establishment of the universe), Lambert worked on the same topic as Kant had worked on in his earlier Universal Natural History. The tasks and results of both works resemble each other, in so far as they were both proposals of integrating Newtonian physics into a larger framework, and they both contained a theory of the dynamic constitution of the universe. Furthermore, as Kant's scientific works should be viewed under the perspective of his general philosophical outlook, so must Lambert's work in physics and astronomy be seen in relation to his general philosophical outlook and his perpetual quest for introducing mathematical exactness into the sciences. "Lambert's efforts to improve communication and collaboration in astronomy were noteworthy. He promoted the publication of astronomical journals and founded "Berliner astronomisches Jahrbuch oder Ephemeriden". Many of the articles that he contributed to it were not published until after his death... He also favored the founding of the Berlin observatory. These suggestions, in line with Leibniz' far-reaching plans for international cooperation of scientific societies, inaugurated a new period of scientific teamwork." (D.S.B., VII:598)..

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        Voyage En Siberie: Contenant Des Moeurs, Les Usages Des Russes, Et L'etat Actuel De Cette Puissance; La Description Geographique Et Le Nivellement De La Route De Paris a Tobolsk; L'histoire Naturelle De La Meme Route, Des Observations Astronomiques, Et Des

      Paris: De Buve L'Aine, 1761. Leather Bound. Very Good. Tome 1 in two volumes. Paris: De Buve L'Aine, 1768. Tall Quarto. Early full Moroccan leather, raised bands, gilt decorated spine. Edges gilt. Vol. 1: [11], [xxxii], 347; Vol 2: 347-677 pp. A few pages in part 2 have a damp stain in top margin. Very good internally besides. Engraved frontis, tables, titles, 36 engraved plates. Marbled end pages. French. No atlas or vol 2. See our pictures of this lovely book. Jean Chappe was a member of the Academy of Science and noted astronomer. Chappe traveled to Siberia to observe the transits of Venus in 1760. Chappe was engaged in longitudinal measurement. This particular book touched on Chappe's experiences and observations in Russia, many unfavorable. Chappe's criticism has the honor of an anonymous refutation by the court of Catherine the Great. Gravees en taille douce par Lebas, Tillard, Auguste de Saint-Aubin, etc. Bel exemplaire en plein maroquin bleu gris de l'epoque, dos orne a 5 nerfs, triple filets does en encadrement sur les plats, double filets dores sur les couples, dentelle doree interieure. Cachet armorie sur les contreolats de Philip John Miles. Brunet 1, 1728; Hill 277; Cox I p.352.

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        ELOISA: Or, a Series of Original Letters. Collected and published by J. J. Rousseau. Translated from the French. In Four Volumes. [containing] A DIALOGUE BETWEEN A MAN Of LETTERS And J. J. ROUSSEAU, On the Subject of ROMANCES. Published since his ELOISA, And Intended as a Preface to that Work. Translated from the French

      London:: Printed for R. Griffithsm at the Dunciad, and T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, at Tully's Head, in the Strand.. 1761.. 12mo. 17 cm x 10 cm. 1st Edition in English (Black. EPISTOLARY FICTION, p. 155). Not listed in Grimm's TRANSLATIONS Of FOREIGN NOVELS. [4], xiv, xli, [1 (blank)], 291, [1 (blank)]; [4], 285, [3]; [2], 295, [1 (blank)]; [2], 252 pp. Dialogue with separate dated title leaf.. Period full calf, with gilt decorated spine(s). Maroon leather title label in second compartment; black leather volume label in third compartment.. Bindings, as to be expected, show some wear, with a leather chip from. the spine crown of Vol I, and heel of Vol III. Faint vertical stress. lines to spines. One protruding bifolium from Vol I. Withal, a. pleasing all-original VG set.. Rousseau a "Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought." Rousseau's epistolary novel Julie, ou la nouvelle HŽlo•se, was first published 1761, É and this, the first translation into English, was published in the very same year. "The novel's subtitle points to the history of 'HŽlo•se dÕArgenteuil and Peter Abelard', a medieval story of passion and Christian renunciation. The novel was put on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum. Although Rousseau wrote it as a novel, a philosophical theory about authenticity permeates through it, as he explores autonomy and authenticity as moral values. A common interpretation is that Rousseau valued the ethics of authenticity over rational moral principles, as he illlustrates the principle that one should do what is imposed upon him by society only insofar as it would seem congruent with one's 'secret principles' and feelings, being constituent of one's core identity. Thus unauthentic behavior would pave the way to self-destruction." [Wiki]. The novel was extremely popular in its day, touted by some as the top 'best seller' of the century. According to Black, the novel saw 14 English editions by 1800. Today, the first edition somewhat uncommon on the market. . Printer's device to t.p.

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        "Louis quinze le bienaimE roi de France. " Calligraphic Portrait of the French King in profile, formed from the verses of a French poem in praise of the king, "Quand le soleil, "me de la nature -" executed in a fine, delicate hand

      [France, 1761]. (CALLIGRAPHY) 14-1/2 x 17-3/4 inches. Pen and ink on laid paper, within a black border, signed by the artist in lower right "J Gerlin, invenit et fecit anno 1761". Fine . Fine and unusual calligraphic portrait of Louis XV, le bienaimE roi de France (the beloved king of France), from the branching verses of a pastoral poem in praise of the king, beginning "Quand le soleil "me de la nature, au monde en s'Eclipsant dErobe sa claretE, tout s'atriste et languit dans une nuit obscure - ". The dedication begins at the nose, the poem continues around the line of the head before entering the labyrinth of the king's features

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        Querelles littéraires, ou mémoires pour servir à l'histoire des révolutions de la République des Lettres, depuis Homère jusqu'à nos jours

      A Paris: Chez Durand, 1761. relié. 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 12 (9,5x17cm). Edition originale, peu courante. Pleine Basane marbrée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en veau beige, et de tomaison en veau noir. Petits frottements, notamment aux coins. Un léger manque en coiffe de queue du tome I. Bon exemplaire. Excellent ouvrage et fort utile qui fut attribué à Raynal et à Voltaire et qui dresse l'ensemble des polémiques qui agita le monde des sciences et des lettres depuis Homère jusqu'au XVIIIe. On y retrouvera des portraits de Socrates et des lettres grecques, les poètes du XVIe, la querelle des Anciens et des Modernes, celle des encyclopédistes, des bouffons, de Gallillée, des Jésuites, de la Sorbonne, de Furetière, de Fontenelle, de Fénelon, d'Abailard, Racan, sur la poésie, le théâtre et l'éloquence... Une très utile table des matières permet de situer dans les 4 volumes les écrivains ou scientifiques, Marot, Louise Labbé ou Voltaire. L'histoire des écrits vue d'une autre manière, sous l'angle de la censure et des révolutions. Ex-libris : cachet de la bibliothèque de Monsieur Chevillard. - Chez Durand, A Paris _1761, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 12 (9,5x17cm), xvj, 361pp. (7) et (4) 441pp. (3) et (4) 316pp. (2) et (4) 326pp. (2), relié. - relié

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        L'AUGUSTA DUCALE BASILICA DELL'EVANGELISTA SAN MARCO NELL'INCLITA DOMINANTE DI VENEZIA. Colle notizie del suo innalzamento, sua architettura, musaici, reliquie e preziosità che in essa si contengono; arricchite di alcune annotazioni, e adornate di varie tavole in rame dissegnate da celebre Architetto ed incise da perito Artefice.

      Opera rara e magnifica (come giustamente la definisce in un suo catalogo l?editore Antonio Zatta), di certo uno dei più rappresentativi monumenti della stamperia veneziana del Settecento, grazie anche alle enormi tavole incise, realizzate dal celebre architetto Antonio Visentini, e incise dal padre scolopio Vincenzo Mariotti. Di questo libro a stampa di raffinata fattura, dedicato alla sua chiesa più bella, San Marco, offriamo soltanto lo straordinario apparato iconografico così composto: - frontespizio (cm. 74 x 51). - ritratto di Marco Foscarini, procuratore di San Marco (cui è dedicata l?opera), entro ricchissima cornice in cui figurano piccoli putti e il leone di S. Marco, coronata da figure allegoriche (cm. 74 x 51). - 8 grandi tavole numerate, così suddivise: Tav. I ?Pianta del Tempio Ducale di S. Marco?, cm. 77,8 x 53 (con piccoli restauri al solo margine). Tav. II ?Facciata Maggiore verso la Piazza Grande?, cm. 47,9 x 72,4. Tav. III ?Facciata del fianco a destra della Chiesa Ducale di S. Marco dirimpetto S. Bassa., cm. 47,7 x 71,8. Tav. IV-V ?Facciata del Fianco a Sinistra della Chiesa Ducale di S. Marco dirimpetto il Broglio, cm. 46,7 x 96,3 (con picc. manc. al marg. infer. che intacca una figura, qui sapientem. ricostituita, con ottimo restauro). Tav. VI-VII-VIII ?Profili delli tre Atri del Tempio?, cm. 46,4 x 95,7 (con manc. nella parte inferiore di cm.16x5, qui sapientemente ricostituita, con ottimo restauro). Tav. IX ?Regia Cappella della Ducal Basilica di S. Marco ove risiede il Serenissimo Doge nelle funzioni pubbliche?, cm. 72 x 48,2 (con picc. restauro al marg. bianco). Tav. X ?Profilo interiore di fronte del Tempio?, cm. 48,3 x 72,4. Tav. XI ?Profilo interiore per lungo del Tempio?, cm. 48,1 x 72 (con picc. restauri: per ang. inf. manc. e per manc. al marg. bianco, senza intaccare nessuna figg.). (Mancano l?antiporta e il testo di pp. (8),64, con descrizione della basilica e delle tavole). Cfr. Berlin Katalog, 2708 - Cicognara,3994 - Cicogna,4613: ?E? opera grandiosa specialmente per le tavole del celebre Visentini? - Morazzoni pp. 136-138: ? ecco una edizione da amatore.. Osiamo ripetere che questo è il volume più bello e rappresentativo della Libreria Zatta?. Uniamo il fac-simile dell?esempl. conservato presso la Biblioteca Marciana di Venezia (in dimensioni ridotte: cm. 48,5x33), pubblicato dal Banco S. Marco, 1991. A parte i difetti segnalati, esemplare ben conservato.

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        DI TITO LUCREZIO CARO. Della Natura Delle Cose, Libri VI. Tradotti da ALESSANDRO MARCHETTI. Tomo Primo + Tomo Secondo..

      In Londra., 1761. In Italian. 24+186+222+Index. 2 vol. Decorated gilt-edged full-leather binding. Gilt-ornamented. Marbeled endpapers. Contemporary bookmark/pressed plants. Engraved titlepages.. Translator Alessandro Marchetti, 1633 - 1714. He was a mathematitian, at the University of Pisa. This work was publisched after his death, and was considered as sensational, because of its matrealistic contents

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        Das brittische reich in America

      sammt dem eroberten Canada mit den wichtigen Inseln Gadaloupe, Martinique und ander See-Plätzen, oder: Kurzgefaßte Beschreibung der Englischen Pflanzstädte sammt ihrer Macht, Geschichte und Handlung in Nord-America. Nebst zuverlässiger Nachricht von denen Gränzstreitigkeiten und Kriege mit denen Franzosen, durch drey sauber illuminirte Landkarten aller Englischen Provinzen erläutert. 3. über die Hälfte vermehrter Druck. Sorau: Hebold, 1761. 2 vols. bound i one. With frontispiece depicting Quebec and 3 folden maps coloured in old hand. [pp.1-5] + 6 - 48 + [3] + 4 - 48 pp. Nice and clean copy bound in contemporary halfleather without title on spine. With a few small wormholes in margin not affecting the text.. 3rd. and largest German edition of "The British Empire in America". London 1708. (2nd edition from 1744 was translated by Theodor Arnold). The maps, which are made by Joh. George Schreiben in Leipzig, are depicting 1. North and South America including Canada and the southern part of Greenland. 2. The Eastern part of North - America from Florida in the south to Canada and from Louisiana to the Eastcoast. 3. The Caribbean Islands. No copies of this very rare book are known with a printed titlepage in vol. 2 which therefore starts with fol. A,2. "An extremely rare and valuable work relating to the end of the Seven Years War and the beginning of the British Impire in America." Lande pp. 264. Sabin 57156 and 57162

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        Insulae Islandiae...

      Udgivet i Nürnberg, dateret 1761. Kobberstik. 50 x 58 cm. Koloreret. - Med to folder i papiret, formentlig fremkommet ved trykningen.. Kortet bygger på opmålingsarbejder udført i begyndelsen af 1730erne af den norske militære landmåler Thomas Hans Henrik Knoff.Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724). Tysk geograf, forlægger og kobberstikker. Homann begyndte sin udgivervirksomhed i Nürnberg omkring år 1702, efter hans død blev firmaet videreført af sønnen Johann Christoph (1703-1730), derefter - frem til 1813 - blev kortene udgivet under navnet Homanns Arvinger. Firmaet regnes for at være det vigtigste tyske kortforlag i det 18. århundrede

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