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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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      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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      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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      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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      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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        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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        TRACTS, PHYSICAL AND MATHEMATICAL. Containing an explication of several important points in physical astronomy; and, a new method for ascertaining the sun's distance from the earth, by the theory of gravity

      London, A. Millar and J. Nourse; Edinburgh, W. Sands, and A. Kindkaid & J. Bell, 1761.. FIRST EDITION, 1761. 8vo, approximately 220 x 130 mm, 8¼ x 5 inches, 19 folding plates of diagrams, pages vii, 411, bound in modern quarter sprinkled calf over marbled sides, gilt rules to spine and original gilt lettered morocco label from the original binding, edges speckled blue, new endpapers. Name in top margin of title page erased resulting in tiny tear and tiny hole in paper, occasional pale foxing, 1 folding plate slightly dusty at fore-edge, otherwise contents clean and bright. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Dr Matthew Stewart (1717-1785) was an eminent geometrician and professor of mathematics at the University of Edinburgh from 1746, the year he published his General Theorems which established his reputation. At Edinburgh "Stewart's interests turned to astronomy and natural philosophy; and he displayed great ingenuity in devising purely geometrical proofs of results in these subjects that had previously been established by the use of algebraic and analytical methods. Examples of this kind are to be seen in his Tracts physical and mathematical" Dictionary of Scientific Biography, Volume XIII, page 54. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The Works... with a Complete Index.

      Birmingham : Printed by John Baskerville, for J. and R. Tonson, At Shakespear's Head in the Strand, London. 1761 . 4 volumes 4to, portrait, xxviii, 525 (recte 537), (5) pp + (viii), 538, (12) pp, 4 plates + 579, (13) pp + 555, (11) pp, contemporary red morocco, single fillet borders, fully gilt spines with titling direct to leather, turn-ins gilt with a roll of stars, crescents, palmettes, etc., marbled endpapers, edges stained green, armorial bookplate of "Anthony Morris Storer" and leather book label of "C.A. and V. Baldwin" on front pastedown of each volume, very fine condition. ESTC T89166 Gaskell 17

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        The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison Esq. With a Complete Index.

      Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson 1761 - Four volumes, 4to. Portrait frontispiece in volume I plus 3 plates and 7 plates of medals, plus further medals in the text at the end of volume I, contemporary marbled endpapers. Contemporary speckled calf, some marks and corners a little worn, neatly rebacked in roan with brown and grey spine labels, the former somewhat faded. A finely printed edition including all Addison’s major works; the Opera Rosamund, Cato and other poetry plus his political writings in the Tatler, Spectator and Whig Examiner. Gaskell 17.

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        DE SEDIBUS, ET CAUSIS MORBORUM PER ANATOMEN INDAGATIS LIBRI QUINQUE. Dissectiones, et Animadversiones, nunc primum editas complectunur propemodum innumeras, medicis, chirurgis, anatomicis profuturas. Multiplex praefixus est Index rerum, & nominum accuratissimus

      Venice: Ex Typographia Remondiniana, [1761]. 2 volumes bound in one. First edition, first issue, large-paper copy and a copy with pleasing “old world” provenance. Fine woodcut head- and tailpieces, without the engraved portrait by Renard which is often lacking. Folio, 41 x 24.5 cm, full contemporary calf expertly rehinged at an early date, gilt tooled spine, red and green morocco lettering labels. xcvi, 298; 452 pp. A very good copy with wide margins, minor dampstain at the lower blank margin, most noticeable in the index and diminishing toward the end of this section, some wear to the corners of the covers. Bookplate and small title-page stamp of the Medical Society of Norwich and Norfolk. The Medical Society bookplate is pasted over the eighteenth-century bookplate of Johannes Manning, M.D., with the inscription on an early blank, "Presented by the executors of the late Dr. Manning." THE RARE FIRST EDITION OF ONE OF THE GREATEST BOOKS IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE, and “a foundation of modern pathological anatomy. Vast in scope, it is one of the most fundamentally important works in the history of medicine. In it he (Morgagni) reports in precise and exhaustive detail his findings in nearly seven hundred autopsy dissections, introducing and insisting on the concept that diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of disease must be based on an exact understanding of the pathologic changes in the anatomical structures” (Heirs to Hippocrates 501). The work focused attention on the "seat" rather than the "nature" of the disease, which had been the principle concern of medicine since Hippocrates. "By this great work, one of the most important in the history of medicine, Morgagni was the true founder of modern pathological anatomy. The work was completed in Morgagni's 79th year and consists of a series of 70 letters reporting about 700 cases and necropsies. As best he could, he correlated the clinical record with the post-mortem findings. Morgagni gave the first descriptions of several pathological conditions [including descriptions of nitral stenosis and heart block (Letter III), and of angina pectoris]. He was Professor of Anatomy at Padua." The Coat of Arms of the Manning family was used by Dr. Johannes Manning for his bookplate which is affixed to the front pastedown, and which is currently underneath the plate of the Norwich and Norfolk Medical Society. Concerning the Manning family, there is much known. “The surname of MANNING was derived from the Old English word 'manningi' a nickname for a brave and valiant man. The name was brought to England in the wake of the Norman Conquest of 1066. Early records of the name mention MANNIG ( without surname ) listed as a tenant in the Domesday Book of 1086. Algarus Manning est Upsune, was recorded in 1130 in County Northumberland. Semem filius Manning, was documented in the year 1181 in County Essex. Henry Maninge was recorded in County Cambridge in the year 1273. Nicholas Mannyng, 1273 ibid. Johannes Manning was listed in the Yorkshire Poll Tax of 1379 and Norah Mannyng was also recorded Thomas Renshaw and Jane Mannin were married at St. George's, Hanover Square, London in the year 1757. This originally English name, which is numerous in County Cork, and County Dublin, is sometimes used as a synonym of Mannin. Ireland was one of the earliest countries to evolve a system of hereditary surnames. They came into being fairly generally in the 11th century, and indeed a few were found before the year 1000. The maritime county of Cork, in Munster, is bounded by the sea on the south-west, the south and the south-east. To the east it has land boundaries with the counties of Waterford and Tipperary, and to the north with Limerick and to the west with Kerry. Anciently the country formed part of the kingdom of Desmond. After the Anglo-Norman Invasion the whole of the present county, save the City of Cork (which had been founded by the Vikings) and its surroundings, was granted in 1177 by Henry 11 to Anglo-Norman knights who brought over their followers and established a military colony. A notable member of the name was Thomas Manning (1772-1840) the English traveller, born in Suffolk. He entered Caius College, Cambridge, to study Chinese and in 1806 went out as a doctor to Canton. In 1811, he visited Lhasa in Tibet, the first Englishman ever there. He returned to England in 1817, and then went to travel in Italy. He returned, and died in Bath. The associated arms are recorded in Sir Bernard Burkes General Armory. Ulster King of Arms in 1884. Registered at the Ulster Office.”

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        Natur-Spiegel, worin der Mensch vom ersten Augenblick seiner Werdung bis zu seinem Ausschlus aus Mutterleib in einer dreyfachen Abbbildung zu ersehen, und auch aus kurzbeygehaengter Beschreibung zu wissen ist: I. Wie der Mensch Anfangs seinen Wachsthum in Mutterleib bekomme und nehme? II. Wie der anfangende Mensch nach 20 Wochen, oder um jene Zeit, wenner fähig ist beseelt zu werden? Und III. Wie selbiger bey seinem Ausschlus aus Mutterleib beschaffen seye? Deme[!] einige anatomische Erklærungen, nebst vielen, sonders denen Neo-Confessariis dienlichen Anmerkungen, wie auch die ausführliche Ursachen wegen Frucht- oder Unfruchtbarkeit beiden Geschlechts vorangefüget werden

      Basel, Johann Rudolf Im-Hof 1761.. Mit 2 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. 4 Bll., 16 S. Hübscher Buntpapier-Umschlag. Erste Ausgabe. - Waller 5407 (mit nur einer Tafel). - Interessante Abhandlung zur Embryologie. - Leicht gebräunt und stockfleckig.

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      London- UK: J. Knapton, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, H. Woodfall, A. Cruden, A. Millar, J. Buckland, J. Whiston and Co. J. Beecroft, J. Fuller, B. Dod, J. Hinton, J. Rivington, W. Johnston, J. Richardson, T. Longman, G. Keith, J. Fuller, jun. S. Crowder and Co. B. Law and , 1761. A COMPLETE CONCORDANCE TO THE HOLY SCRIPTURES OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT: in two parts. Containing, I. The appellative or common words in so full and large a manner, that any verse may be readily found by looking for any material word in it. In this part the various significations of the principal words are given, by which the plain meaning of many passages of scripture is shewn: an account of several Jewish customs and ceremonies is also added, which may serve to illustrate many parts of scripture. II. The proper names in the scriptures. To this part is prefixed a table, containing the significations of the words in the original languages from which they are derived. To which is added, a concordance to the books called Apocrypha. The whole digested in an easy and regular method; which, together with the various significations and other improvements now added, renders it more useful than any book of this kind hitherto published. The second edition, with considerable improvements.- by Alexander Cruden, M. A.- Illustrated Frontis- London : Printed for J. Knapton, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, H. Woodfall, A. Cruden, A. Millar, J. Buckland, J. Whiston and Co. J. Beecroft, J. Fuller, B. Dod, J. Hinton, J. Rivington, W. Johnston, J. Richardson, T. Longman, G. Keith, J. Fuller, jun. S. Crowder and Co. B. Law and Co. T. Field, E. Dilly, R. and C. Ware, and J. Wren, MDCCLXI.-1761- 2nd Edition- 1st Thus with Additions- Hardcover:-Large Heavy 4to-VERY GOOD/ no jacket as issued-Publishers full original brown calf leather with 5 raised bands on spine, gilt title on maroon leather inlay- lots of rubs and abrasions, but extremely tight and square- preface to the first and second editions misbound at back-OCLC Number: 5862269-Notes: Dedicated to King George III of Great Britain in 1761 and Queen Caroline in 1737.Description: [1024] p. front. (port.) 28 cm.-Responsibility: By Alexander Cruden- pages are clean, no tears or writing- PO name on ffep- SEE PHOTOS- "Frontis portrait of the author engraved by Thomas Kitchin after a portrait by Thomas Frye.- Cruden's Concordance, which has been in print since 1737, is considered unrivaled. Vying for knighthood and wealth, he got neither....ending up in asylums on numerous occasions. The self named Alexander The Corrector nonetheless created a work which to this day is "the" concordance for the bible.- Alexander Cruden was born in Aberdeen in Scotland (baptised on June 8, 1699, St. Nicholas Kirk, Aberdeen, according to recent research) and was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School and Marischal College, University of Aberdeen, and became an excellent Latin, Greek and Biblical scholar.-As well as producing the concordance, Cruden worked as a proofreader and bookseller, several editions of Greek and Latin classics are said to have owed their accuracy to his care. Cruden opened a booksellers shop in the Royal Exchange. In April 1735 he obtained the title of bookseller to the Queen by recommendation of the Lord Mayor and most of the Whig aldermen. The post was an unremunerative sinecure. After failing to obtain the honour of knighthood, he was nominated as Parliamentary candidate for the City of London in 1754, but he decided to withdraw. Some point after this, Cruden adopted the title of Corrector. Cruden saw it as his personal mission to safeguard the nation's spelling and grammar, and through that, the nation's moral health. He was particularly concerned with misspelt signs, graffiti, swearing and the keeping of the Sabbath."- This is a real nice copy and gift worthy and scarce!- Ref. 1981- Hare-33- Non-fiction-religion-concordance-bible (3412) Overseas shipping has added cost due to size and weight of volume. Please inquire. . 2nd Edition. Leather. VG/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Illustrated Frontis. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Neu-revidirte Willkühr der Stadt Danzig aus Schluß sämtlicher Ordnungen publiciret Anno 1761

      Danzig, Thomas Johann Schreiber 1761.. 1 Bl., 271 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Folio. 34 x 22 cm. VD18 10596348. - Seltene erste Ausgabe der letzten Fassung des Danziger Stadtrechts, das zuerst 1455 verabschiedet wurde und bis zur Eingliederung in Preußen 1857 Bestand hatte. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Schwach gebräunt und nur vereinzelt gering fleckig.

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      London: Printed for R. and J. Dodsley..., 1761.. Two volumes. viii,382; viii,380,[22]pp. plus folding map and 4pp. of ads. Contemporary calf, expertly rebacked with antique gilt-extra spine, leather labels. Corners worn. Internally clean. Overall very good. Lacks the half titles. This is the George Brinley-Brayton Ives copy, with their bookplates from their sales in 1879 and 1891. Brinley was one of the greatest American book collectors of all time, and he amassed an astounding collection of books from dealers, at auction, and by travelling throughout New England and “scouting” for himself. His library was sold at a series of sales between 1879 and 1893. Brayton Ives, a graduate of Yale, was commissioned a brigadier general during the Civil War and was subsequently very active on Wall Street, where he was elected president of the New York Stock Exchange in 1877. Ives himself built a significant collection of Americana, and was an active participant at the Brinley sales, where he bought this copy, in 1878, for $1.75. It sold at the 1891 sale of Ives’ books for $6. Charlevoix was sent to Canada by the Jesuits at the age of twenty-three. After four years of missionary work, he returned to France, whereupon he accepted the commission for this trip from the regent of France. During 1720- 22 he travelled in the Great Lakes region and down the Mississippi. Although his trip was publicly stated to be for the purpose of inspecting interior posts and settlements, he was actually under orders to seek out information relating to the existence of a passage to the Pacific via continental North America. During his travels, Charlevoix questioned the Sioux and traders he found returning to the Mississippi via the Missouri River. Although he hoped to return up the Mississippi in 1723, he fell ill at Biloxi and was forced to return to France from there. "...One of the most interesting of 18th century travel books" - Graff. HOWES C308, "b." GRAFF 651. SABIN 12139. CLARK I:60. FIELD 283. SERVIES 419. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 758. BRINLEY SALE (this copy) 78. IVES SALE (this copy) 166.

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        Ad Leges Tauri Commentarium

      Lyon: Lugduni, sumptibus Petri Bruyset, 1761. Folio; portada con un bloque alegórico grabado en cobre por Papillon, 504 pp. y XXX pp. de índices. Ejemplar con pérdida de palabras del texto en el margen superior derecho de las primeras cincuenta páginas por roedura. Resto del ejemplar en buen estado, con anotaciones manuscritas marginales y subrayados de su propietario, el catedrático de la Universidad de Valladolid Cayetano Ruiz de Alday Dueñas, cuyo ex-libris autógrafo, firmado en 1768, aparece repetido en la página blanca que precede a la portada y en la que cierra el ejemplar. Encuadernación de la época en pergamino, fatigada.

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      - Componimento Drammatico, Da cantarsi Nella Real Villa di Queluz; Per il felice Natale DEL SERENISSIMO REAL PRINCIPE DELLA BEIRA. [Dell’ Abbate MARIANO BORGONZONI MARTELLI, Socio, e Censore dell’ Arcadia Lusitana, &c. Sotto nome di MIRTILLO FELSINEO]. Nella Stamparia di Francesco Luigi Ameno. M.DCC.LXI. [1761]. In 8.º de 22x17 cm. Com 24 fólios inumerados. Encadernação inteira de pele ao gosto da época com ferros a ouro na lombada. Ilustrado com magnífico frontispício alegórico de página inteira; 7 vinhetas e belas letras capitais decorativas gravadas por Debrie; representando Júpiter (Jove) rei dos Numes e estes representados por querubins; vinhetas estas que se encontram também incluídas na obra Arte Poética de Cândido Lusitano, pelo mesmo impressor em 1758. Rarissimo especimen bibliográfico. Exemplar com ex-libris oleográfico no frontíspicio e principais fólios da obra. Libreto composto para ser representado no pequeno Teatro do Palácio Real de Queluz, tendo como personagens Giove, Marte, Amore, Pallade, Coro di Genii. Giove, Marte, Amore, Pallade, Coro di Genii. Com parte musical de David Perez, conforme se encontra mencionado no verso do 5º fólio. Dedicado ao nascimento do Principe da Beira (primeiro deste título, atribuido por D. José I a este seu neto) filho da futura rainha D. Maria I e falecido antes de aceder ao trono. Libreto raríssimo, posteriormente impresso, em 1777, na representação desta obra no Teatro de S. Carlos. [EN] Binding: contemporary full calf gilt at spine. Illustrated with beautiful full-page allegorical frontispiece, 7 vignettes and beautiful decorative capital lettersengraved by Debrie, representing Jupiter (Jove) King of Numes. Same engraving also included in the famous book "Arte Poética" (same printer) by Candido Lusitano in 1758. Ex-libris (stamped) on the title page and main folios of the book. Very rare bibliographical specimen, later reprinted in 1777 for the public representation of this work at the Teatro San Carlos, in Lisbon. This very rare libretto in Neo-classical style (Arcadian) wasrepresented in the small private theater of the Royal Palace of Queluz (still existing in there), with the characters of Giove, Marte, Amore, Pallade, Coro di Genii. Originally, intended to be represented with a musical part, composed by the famous maestro David Perez, as it is just mentioned in verse of the 5th folio. Dedicated to the birth of the Prince of Beira (the first of this title, awarded by King Joseph I to his grandson) son of the future Queen Mary Ist; he died before accessing the throne. Location/localizacao: 1

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        Transacti Primi Devotio Saecli? Oder Beschreibung der Jubel-Andachten, Wie selbe An dem weltberühmten unterösterreichischen Gnaden-Ort Der schmerzhaften Mutter Mariae zum Täferl genannt, In den hunderten Jahr des alldort ersten gehaltenen heiligen Meß-Opfers, und öffentlichen Gottesdienst, Mit höchster Genehmhaltung Seiner Hochfürstlichen Eminenz Josephi Dominici Der H.R. Kirche Tit. S. Petri In Monte Aureo Priester Cardinal Exempten Bischofen, und des Heil. Röm. Reichs-Fürsten zu Passau Grafens von Lamberg Bemeldten Gnaden-Orts gnädigsten Ordinarii &c.&c. Mit möglichster Feyerlichkeit in Beyseyn ungemeiner Volks-Menge gehalten worden

      Prag, Mangold 1761.. 12 Bll., 288 S. Marmorpapierbezogener Holzdeckelband d. Zt. 4°. Nicht häufiges Werk zu dem bedeutendsten Wallfahrtsort Niederösterreichs, des nahe Melks gelegenen Maria Taferl. - Einband fleckig, bestoßen und etwas beschabt, Decken aufgebogen. Anfangs etwas fleckig.

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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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        The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison Esq. With a Complete Index.

      Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson, 1761.. Four volumes, 4to. Portrait frontispiece in volume I plus 3 plates and 7 plates of medals, plus further medals in the text at the end of volume I, contemporary marbled endpapers. Contemporary speckled calf, some marks and corners a little worn, neatly rebacked in roan with brown and grey spine labels, the former somewhat faded. A finely printed edition including all Addison's major works; the Opera Rosamund, Cato and other poetry plus his political writings in the Tatler, Spectator and Whig Examiner. Gaskell 17.

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        Babioles Litteraires & Critiques en Verse et en Prose.,

      Hambourg, Jaen Charles Bohn, 1761 - [2], 193, [3] S.; [2], 161, [5] S; [2],134, [2] S.; [2], 142, [2] S.; 150, [2], S. pp. Band 1 in zweiter, alle anderen Bände in erster Auflage. Ein Deckel mit Fehlstelle, innen etwas gebräunt, insgesamt aber noch gutes Exemplar. Gottsched schreibt über ihn: "Der witzige Verfasser der „Epîtres diverses" hat alle Regniers, Boileaux, Rousseaux der Franzosen und ihre Satyren übertroffen und von den wichtigsten Materialien ein Juvenalisches Feuer gewiesen, da jene sich mehr mit Kleinigkeiten aufgehalten oder gegen einzelne Personen ihre Schmähsucht ausgelassen haben." Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 750 8° Ganzlederbände der Zeit mit farbigen Lederrückenschilder mit goldgeprägtem Titel und reichlicher Verzierung ( berieben, 1 Deckel mit Fehlstelle) Seconde Edition, corrigée & augmentée d un second Tome. 5 Bände in 2 Bänden

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        Carceri D"invenzione plate II: 2nd State

      Rome: Piranesi G B, 1761. Carceri, plate first added to Second Edition. Etching with engraving, on wove paper, 565 x 415mm., an excellent impression, with wide margins, slight wear on soft central horizontal fold, a few short tears at sheet edges, well outside the platemark, partially laid on support, framed and glazed, This plate was not included by Piranesi in the first (light) edition of 14 plates issued by Bouchard which make up the Carceri. When Piranesi rssued his reworked (dark) version in 1761 he added two plates not previously issued, of which this is one. It is therefore, strictly speaking, the first edition of this plate - but is referred to by Robison (207) as Second Edition because 14 of the other plates issued with it were second editions. This plate is generally described as no 2 in the series, because of the presence of the inscribed Roman Numeral II in the top right corner of the third and subsequent states. However, this print is of the second state, before the addition of the numerals. This second state is distinguished from the first state by the addition of the signature, address and price in the bottom margin. (Only one copy of the first state is known to exist - that in the Marciana Library, Venice). emailed photos available on request.. Illus. by Piranesi G B. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        'Del Castello Dell' Acqua Giulia', original copperplate engraving from "Le Rovine del Castello dell' Acqua Giulia" (1761)

      Rome. ca. 1770s. Fine. 'Del Castello Dell' Acqua Giulia', or, 'Concerning the Fountainhead of the Acqua Giulia, Rome: map of the acqueduct system and plans and details of the acqueduct'. c. 1770s copperplate engraving from "Le Rovine del Castello dell' Acqua Giulia", originally published in Rome, 1761. Engraving measures 16 x 10.5 inches (40.5 x 27 cm), in an archival, museum-quality mat measuring 24 x 20 inches (61 x 51 cm). A fine plate in fine mat. Giovanni Battista (also Giambattista) Piranesi (1720-1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric "prisons" (Carceri d'Invenzione). Piranesi's enthusiasm for Rome and superior abilities made him able to faithfully imitate the actual remains of a fabric; his invention in catching the design of the original architect provided the missing parts; his masterful skill at engraving introduced groups of vases, altars, tombs that were absent in reality; and his broad and scientific distribution of light and shade completed the picture, creating a striking effect from the whole view.

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        Das Leben und heroische Thaten des Konigs von Preussen, Friedrichs des III [i.e. II]

      Germantown, PA: Christopf Saur, 1761. 288 pp. Hardcover, bound in quarter calf. A well worn copy, the corner abraded; partial loss to the fly leaf; browning throughout. - Although the title and text consistently identify him as Friedrich III, the subject of this work is in fact Friedrich II, known as Frederick the Great. "The first 165 pages are a translation of Dilworth's work into German, the following pages being a compilation from later accounts."--Evans. Provenance: from the estate of Ester Elizabeth Reed, MD. . Hard Cover. Fair.. 3.5" x 6".

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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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      Cambridge: John Baskerville,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1761. Hardcover. RELIGION; b/w Decorations; royal 8 vo; The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of The Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David. Crimson contemporary straight-grained morocco, covers. Wide ornate gilt borders of birds and insects, gilded turn-ins. Marbled end papers. Highly ornate spine conisting of scrollwork in five compartments. Text is in two columns within ornamental typographical borders. The title page provides a price of "Eight Shillings and Six Pence, unbound." Laid in note from Blackwell's about a catechism authorship. Contents clean, binding solid. Provenance- Donald Davis Eddy, small bookplate. Unpaginated. All edges gilt. A lovely fine binding. Weighs 3 pounds. .

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        The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq

      Birmingham - John Baskerville, 1761 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Works of the Late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq. with an engraved portrait of Addison to frontispiece to volume one and with engraved plates throughout. In four volumes complete. The contents of the volumes are as follows: to volume one; Poems on Several Occasions, Rosamund an Opera, Cato a Tragedy, The Drummer or the Haunted House a Comedy, Dialogues upon the Usefulness of Ancient Medals. To volume two; Remarks on Several Parts of Italy in the Years 1701, 1703, 1703, and articles from The Tatler and The Spectator. To volume three;articles from The Spectator. To volume four articles from The Spectator and The Guardian, The Present State of the War, the trial of Count Tariff, and articles from the Whig-Examiner and the Free-Holder. Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright and politician. He was a man of letters and his name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend, Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine. It is mostly as an essayist that Addison is remembered today. Addison began writing essays quite casually. In April 1709, his childhood friend, Richard Steele, started The Tatler. Addison inspired him to write this essay. Addison contributed 42 essays to while Steele wrote 188. On 2 January 1711, The Tatler was discontinued. On 1 March 1711, The Spectator was published, and it continued until 6 December 1712. The Spectator was issued daily and achieved great popularity. It exercised a great deal of influence over the reading public of the time. In The Spectator, Addison soon became the leading partner. He contributed 274 essays out a total of 555; Steele wrote 236 for this periodical. Addison also assisted Steele with the Guardian which Steele began in 1713. Previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns and with ink inscriptions to front blanks. With a letter from Bernard Quadditch Ltd. regarding binding signatures in the volumesdated 10th October 1955 inserted to volume four. Condition: Rebacked in calf, preserving original boards. Externally, sound but with some wear to extremities and slight wear and marks to boards. Front joint starting, rear cracked to fourth volume. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout but with occasional scattered foxing and handling marks to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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      Par Ordre de DUC DE CHOISEUIL Ministre de la Guerre et de la Marine., 1761. Copper engraving. Later colour. Very good condition; expert centrefold repair at bottom. Size: 90 x 58 cm. (35½ x 23 inches) Interesting chart of the Bay of Cadiz by the famed French cartographer and hydrographer Jacques-Nicholas Bellin. The map shows the Bay of Cadiz, indicating the city of Cadiz with Fort St.Sebastien as well as smaller towns and villages along the coastline. Bellin was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy upon the creation of France's hydrographic office, the Dépôt des cartes et plans de la Marine.Over a 50 year career, he produced a large number of maps and charts. The accuracy of Bellin's charts ensured that they were in use for many years.

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        A Complete History of the Present War : from its Commencement in 1756, to the End of the Campaign, 1760, in Which all the Battles, Sieges, and Sea-Engagements, with Every Other Transaction Worthy of Public Attention, Are Faithfully Recorded

      London : Printed for W. Owen ... L. Davis and C. Reymers ... and J. Scott, 1761. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : [4],548p. ; 21 cm. Referenced by: ESTC N005409. Subject: Anglo-French War, 1755-1763. Canada - History - Seven Years' War, 1755-1763. United States - French and Indian War, 1755-1763 Bookplate of Edward Davenport. Very good copy in the original calf over marble boards. Gilt cross-bands with gilt-blocked titling. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong

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        The Complete Family Bible, Containing the Sacred Text of the Old and New Testament at Large, with Notes Theological, Moral, Critical, Historical, and Explanatory

      - London - Printed for the Author, Sold By J. Coote et al, 1761 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A very scarce complete edition of The Complete Family Bible, Containing the Sacred Text of the Old and New Testament at Large, with Notes Theological, Moral, Critical, Historical, and Explanatory with The Apocrypha at Large Illustrated with Notes and Comments, Theological, Moral, Critical, Historials and Explanatoryto rear by Francis Fawkes, Vicar of Orpington and St. Mary Cray, Kent. Illustrated with engravings. First edition thus. Two volumes bound in one. The Complete Family Biblewas first publishedin sixty weekly numbers,and there was an edition in 1765 with notes taken from Fawkes. Francis Fawkes (1721 - 1777) was an English poet and translator. Fawkes translated Anacreon, Sappho, and other classics, modernised parts of the poems of Gavin Douglas, and was the author of the well-known song, The Brown Jug, and of two poems, Bramham Park and Partridge Shooting. His translation of the Argonauticain rhymed couplets appeared in 1780. He was ordained in the Church of England, and took the curacy of Bramham in Yorkshire. Fawkes later held the curacy of Croydon, where he came to the notice of Archbishop Thomas Herring; he became vicar of Orpington, Kent. Fawkes remained at Orpington until April 1774, when, by the favour of Charles Plumptree, rector of Orpington and patron of the adjacent rectory of Hayes, he was appointed to Hayes with the curacy of Downe. The other piece of clerical patronage which he received was a chaplaincy to the Princess Dowager of Wales. He was achaplain of sortsto George Fox-Lane, and his first production in literature is said to have been an anonymous poem describing the beauties of his house Bramham Park, published in 1745. An elegy Aurelius for Herring was printed in 1761 with the Original Poems and Translations of Fawkes; and reprinted in 1763 in the volume of Seven Sermons by Archbishop Herring. Fawkes was considered by his contemporaries the best translator since the days of Alexander Pope, and Samuel Johnson approved of his translation of Anacreon. Condition: Rebound in calf. Externally, in excellent condition with only minor shelfwear and the occasional mark to boards. Internally, firmly bound. With some age toning predominantly to text block edge, affecting pages marginally, occasional scattered foxing and handling marks and the odd slight closed tear. Marginal repairs to some pages, in particular to front and with frontispiece illustration tipped-in to new front blank. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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

      Cambridge: John Baskerville, 1761. Second edition. Leather Bound. Near Fine. 6 1/2 x 9 5/8 inches. 284 unnumbered pages. Pages bright and clean, a few with light foxing, mostly at beginning and end. Gaskell's group 3. Pages without star and lozenge border and priced "Eight Shillings and Six Pence" on title. B8, C6, C7 and D2 are cancels. Bound without occasional prayers not found in all copies. Early 20th Century newspaper cuttings mounted on front flyleaf. Early signature of M. Kilkenny on title. 19th Century armorial bookplate of Edward Breese. Armorial bookplate and ownership description dated 1888 of Robert Day, Jr., President of the Cork Literary & Scientific Society. All page edges gilt. Bound in contemporary red morocco with gilt floral border and later arms of Lord Cowley. Neatly rebacked with gilt border, gilt arms of Lord Cowley and 5 (false) raised and gilt bands, gilt title and date to spine. Griffiths 1761/1. Baskerville’s Famous Printing of the Book of Common Prayer in an extraordinary armorial binding. Baskerville was an innovative printer and typographer whose works are considered to be some of the most beautiful printed in the English language. Tributes to his genius as a printer include the font that bears his name, as well as nods by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The Hound of the Baskervilles) and Umberto Eco (who named the protagonist in The Name of the Rose William of Baskerville).

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