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        Mikroskopische Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung. Bestehend in Ein Hundert nach der Natur gezeichneten und mit Farben erleuchteten Kupfertafeln, sammt deren Erklärung.

      (Nürnberg, Winterschmidt), gedruckt von Christian de Launoy 1761.. 4°. 9 Bll., 202 S., 1 Bl., 1 Frontisp. Kupferst., 1 Portr.-Kupferst. Friedrich Markgraf v. Brandenburg und 95 kol., 5 s/w. Tafeln. Original-Halbleder. (Einband stark berieben und bestoßen, Vorderdeckel beinahe lose, hängt noch an 2 Bünden. Der Innenteil wenig fl., ebenso die Tafeln nur vereinzelt stärker fl., dafür aber sehr schön koloriert, 1 Taf. mit Einriß, dieser aber geklebt) Auflage:0. Das komplette Werk in einem Band. Angebunden: Martin Frobenius Ledermüllers Nachlese seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung sammt deren Erklärung: Und einer getreuen Anweisung, wie man alle Arten Mikroskope, geschickt, leicht und nüzlich gebrauchen solle. Verlegt und in Kupfer gebracht von Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Kupferstecher in Nürnberg. Gedruckt auf Kosten des Verlegers von Christian de Launoy 1762. 1 Titelkupfer, 8 Bll., 94 S., 1 Bl. und 50 kolorierte Kupfertafeln (Titelkupfer mit Einriß und kleiner Fehlstelle, Zustand wie Tl. I). Martin Frobenius Ledermüller (* Nürnberg 20.8.1719, + ebd. 16.5.1769), Jurist und Naturforscher. Neben seiner Berufstätigkeit als Prokurator widmete sich L. schon sehr bald mikroskopischer Studien. Das vorliegende Werk erschien seit 1759 in Teillieferungen und wurde mit der "Nachlese" 1762 abgeschlossen. Das Werk bietet einen Querschnitt der durch mikroskopische Untersuchungen zugänglichen Natur im weitesten Sinne.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. 4 Platten ( auf Blatt 1 "Berger sculpsit Berolini" ) gedruckt b. der Berliner Akademie, "Theatri belli in Pomerania citeriore ..".

      . mit altem Grenz- und Flächenkolorit, dat. 1761, je 44,5 x 55,5. Seltene Karte !! - Nicht bei Stopp-Langel, Katalog der alten Landkarten in der badischen Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe.- Jede Karte mit Kopftitel und dem Stempel der Berliner Akademie, jeweils breitrandig. Die Karten 1 und 2, sowie die Karten 3 und 4 sind zusammensetzbar. Gebietsbeschreibung: Karte 1 zeigt die Insel Rügen und Vorpommern. Karte 2 das Gebiet zwischen dem dem kleinen Haff und der Müritz, im Süden die Städte Witstock - Fürstenberg und Prentzlau. Die Karten 3 und 4 die Oder mit ihrer Mündung von Schwedt im Süden. Im Norden die Inseln Usedom und Wollin. - Alle Karten in hervorragender Erhaltung.

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        Mikroskopische Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung. 2. Teil. Nürnberg, Selbstverlag des Verfassers 1761. 4° (25,5 x 21,5 cm). Mit 50 altkolorierten Kupfertafeln von G.W. Nußbiegel und A.W. Winterschmidt. 5 nicht num. Bl., 24 S., S. 97-202, 1 nicht num. Bl. Halbpergament d. Zeit mit Rückenschild (Rückenschild mit Läsuren).

      Nürnberg: Selbstverlag, 1761. Erstausgabe des 2. Teils. - Cobres I, 270, 11-12; Hagen 464; Horn/Schenkling 13091-92; Nissen, BBI 1156; Pritzel 5142. - Titel mit Bibliotheksvermerk und -stempel; wenige Seiten gering fleckig. - Das zu seiner Zeit bedeutendste Buch zur Mikroskopie! Neben seinem naturwissenschaftlichen Wert gilt das Buch durch seine schön kolorierten Kupfer als ein über engere Fachkreise hinaus wirkendes naturwissenschaftliches Werk der Aufklärung. - Die Kupfer zeigen technische Apparaturen und mikroskopische Ansichten von Insekten und Pflanzen. - Hier nur der 2. Teil mit den Tafeln 51-100 und den dazugehörigen erläuternden Textseiten. Die Tafeln sind ausklappbar montiert, so daß sie parallel zum Text stehen können. Anfangs die gedruckte Widmung Ledermüllers an den Markgrafen von Brandenburg-Bayreuth, gefolgt von 24 Seiten deutsch-lateinischem Paralleltext über Metalle und Gesteine aus dem 1. Teil. - Exemplar in guter Gesamterhaltung..

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        Annales veteres hunnorum, avarum et hungarorum, ab anno ante natum Christum CCX ad annum Christi CMXCVII.

      Wien, Georg Ludwig Schulz, 1761.. (14), 388, (6) SS. Mit gest. Druckermarke am Titel, 3 gest. Karten als Textkupfer jew. zu Kapitelbeginn und 1 gest. Karte als mehrf. gefalt. Tafel. (Dabei:) Kalnoki de Köröspatak, Ludwig Gf. Materia tentaminis publici [...]. Ebd., 1671. (16) SS. Pappband der Zeit. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. Folio.. Erste Ausgabe, hier als Prüfungsschrift mit beigebundenem Prüfungsteil für den Grafen Lajos Istvan Kalnoky von Köröspatak (1743-93), hernach Obergespan von Turda/Siebenbürgen. Der von Maria Theresia und dem Fürsten Kaunitz geförderte ungarische Jesuit Pray (1723-1801) war Professor am Wiener Theresianum und Kgl. Hofbibliothekar in Budapest sowie ungarischer Hofhistoriograph. - Mit Karten des nördlichen Mittelmeerraumes und Ungarns. Die große Faltkarte mit großen Teilen Asiens (Tartarei, Tibet, China, Korea und Japan). - Einband etwas lädiert; innen zumeist leicht gebräunt. Alter tschechischer Bibliotheksstempel am Titel. Am vorderen Innendeckel herald. Exlibris des Grafen Sigmund Anton von und zu Hohenwart auf Gerlochstein (1730-1820), Jesuit, Fürsterzbischof von Wien und enger Freund des Bibliographen Michael Denis. - De Backer/Sommervogel VI, 1182, 2. Graesse V, 435. Horvath 127. Wurzbach XXIII, 225.

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        Der vermehrte und wohlerfahrne Seiffen-Sieder Und Kertzen- oder Lichter-Zieher. Nebst einem Zusatz von unterschiedlich- bewährt- und wohleintragenden Wissenschafften, ... ; Allen Liebhabern der Oeconomischen Wissenschafften zum Besten mit grossem Fleiß und Mühe zusammen getragen.

      Langensaltza : bey Johann Christian Martini,, 1761.. 218 Seiten 3 Bl. 18 cm, neuer schlichter Pappeinband. letzte 3 Bl. leicht schutzfleckig, sonst gut

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        Kurzgefasste Anweißung zur Schreib-Kunst in folgenden Blättern nach der neuesten und gebräuchlichsten Art so wohl in Deutsch- Lateinisch- Französisch- u: Italienischen Schrifften, entworffen und vorgestellet, von Johann Christoph Albrecht, Calligrapho. (4 Tafeln von Paul Küffner, 6 von Hauer, 3 von Joh. Eberhard Alber, 1 von Joh. Sebast. Leitner und 1 anonym) (und:) Fortgesetzte Anweißung zur Schön Schreib-Kunst, in folgenden Blättern nach der neuesten und zierlichten Art, so wohl in Kurrent, Cantzley, Zier-Fractur, dann Lateinischen Cursiv, Rotund und Romanic Schrifften entworffen und vorgestellet, von Johann Christoph Albrecht, Calligrapho. (12 Tafeln von Paul Küffner und 8 anonyme)

      (beide:) Nürnberg, verlegt und zu finden bey Christoph Weigels des ältern Erben (o.J. / 1761). Titel, 14 Bll.; Titel, 19 Bll. Querformat, 8° Orig.- Halbleder 2 Werke in 1 Band, - Einband, besonders die marmorierten Pappdeckeln berieben, innen teils finger-, tinten- oder (weniger) braunfleckig; beide Werke sind jedes für sich genommen sehr selten; hier in einem recht gut erhaltenen Halblederband der Zeit..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Kerstin Daras]
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        The Vegetable System. Or, the Internal Structure and the Life of Plants; their Parts, and Nourishment Explained; their Classes, Orders, Genera, and Species, ascertained, and described; in a Method altogether New: comprehending an Artificial Index and a Natural System. With figures of all plants designed and engraved by the author. The whole from nature only.

      1761. London, the author, 1761-1775. 26 volumes bound in 13. Folio (445 x 290mm), with 1546 engraved plates on 1544 leaves. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorated new spines in 7 compartments with red and green gilt lettered label, frontcover with gilt ornament. First editions (excepting volumes 1, 4 and 5 which are in the second edition) of the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. The work is in complete state exceptionally rare and the present copy is one of the most complete ones to come on the market. In our catalogue 285 (2006) item 96 we offered a complete copy with 1548 engraved plates. Most sets contain a mixture of first and later issues. Our copy lacks plate 13 of volume 1; plate 50 of volume 21 (in its place is bound plate 36 which is double), and a text leaf in volume 2. A few copies of the work were also issued with the plates coloured. A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described. 'The Vegetable system is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale... adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature' (Stafleu). Numerous species are described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics. The Vegetable system is dedicated to the Prince of Wales, later George III. Its publication was instigated by, and partially financed by, John Stuart, Earl of Bute, a notable patron of botany and the initiator of Kew Gardens as a botanic garden. He may well have contributed to the text. John Hill was involved in lengthy financial disputes with Bute, and the publication of the Vegetable system ended in Hill's bankruptcy and death. For a detailed history see Henrey II pp. 103-8. A very fine set. Provenance: Armorial bookplates of Sir Edward W. Watkin and Baron Dickinson Webster. Great flower books p. 59; Henrey 832; Nissen BBI, 886; Stafleu & Cowan 2772.

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        Insulae Islandiae delineatio: prout haec Solenni mensurandi negotio sub Auspiciis Potentissimi Regis Daniae facto, & a. 1734 demum per Cnopfium Archit. militarem ad finem perducto, debetur, divisae in quatuor partes, Islandice Fiördung, quarum quaevis in suas minores regiunculas Islandice Sislu, danice Syssel dictas...

      1761. Kolorierter Kupferstich, Darstellung: 58,5 x 45 cm. Detaillierte altkolorierte Karte von Island, herausgegeben von Homann Erben 1761. Gestochen nach der Karte von Island von Thomas Hans Henrik Knoff. Der norvegische Geometer Knoff wurde 1730 von der dänischen Regierung nach Island geschickt um eine neue Landkarte der Insel zu machen. Als die Karte nach vier Jahren von Recherchen fertiggestellt war, wurde sie von dänischen Wissenschaftlern und dem König abgelehnt. Die erste Kopie der Karte wurde erst 1752 in 'Tilforladelige Efterretninger om Island' von Niels Horrebow herausgegeben. Das Werk fürde ins Deutsche (1753), Englische (1758) und Französische (1764) übersetzt. Die Homann Karte aus dem Jahr 1761 war die erste separat erschienene Kopie nach Knoff und wurde von Otto Manderup Rantzau, einem Perfekt von Island bei Homann Erben bestellt. - Leicht gebräunt und fleckig, Rand leicht fleckig mit winzigen hinterlegten Rissen, Faltspur leicht angestaubt, ansonsten gut erhalten. Detailied originally colored map of Iceland, made by Homann Heirs in Nuremberg after a map by Thomas Hans Henrik Knoff. Knoff was a Norwegian army surveyor, sent to Iceland by the Danish government to survey the whole of the country. After four years of researches the new map was rejected by Danish king and scientists. It was rediscovered almost twenty years later and published in 'Tilforladelige Efterretninger om Island' by Niels Horrebow. The work was also published in German (1753), English (1758) and French language (1764). The Homann map, ordered in Nuremberg by a perfect of Iceland Otto Manderup Rantzau, is the first separately published map after Knoff. There is only one edition of the map and it was never included in an atlas. - Slightly age-toned and stained, margins slightly age-toned with tiny repaired tears, middle fold slightly dusty, in general in a good condition.

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        La civilite 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. .

      Hamburg, Christian Herold, alle 1761. Kl.8°, Fronti., 19 Bl., 741; 215 S.; , Privat-HPerg., Deckel berieben u. fleckig, Vorsätze ebenfalls fleckig, Papier etwas bräunlich, sonst gutes Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 880. 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 traite de Civilite 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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        Explicatio tabularum anatomicarum Bartholomaei Eustachii. Autor recognovit castiguit, auxit, denuo edidit.

      Leiden, Johann und Hermann Verbeek, 1761.. 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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        Vermischte Schriften.

      Frankfurt, Leipzig (Macklot), 1761 - 1765.. 1. + 2. Stück in 2. Aufl. 3.-5. Stück in EA. 5 Stücke in 1 Bd. 808 S. + ca 50 Bl. Vorworte und Inhaltsverzeichnisse mit gestochenen Titelvignetten und anderem Buchschmuck sowie zahlr. teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln und Tabellen. Ganzpergament der Zeit mit geprägtem Rückenschild. tadelloses museales Stück.. Der badische Geheimrat Reinhard war der Nestor der badischen Bienenzucht und beschäftigt sich hier mit höchst unterschiedlichen land- und forstwirtschaftlichen Themen. Sehr rar.

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        Berigt van bewindhebberen der generaale geoctroyeerde Oostindische Compagnie deeser landen op de memorie van den heer Yorke . behelsende klagten over hostiliteiten, die door de bedienden der Oostindische Compagnie deeser landen tegens onderdanen van syne Groot-Brittannische majesteit in Bengale gepleegt souden zyn.

      - Amsterdam, 1761.Folio. 47 pp.* Extract uit de Resolutien van de Heeren Staaten van Holland en Westvriesland, in haar . vergadering genomen op woensdag den 18 Maart 1761. - Abstract of the Resolutions of the States of Holland and West-Friesland. It includes a memorandum by the Heeren XVII about Mr. Yorke's complaint about hostilities towards the English by the VOC off the Bengal coast.Landwehr, VOC, 160.

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        Satyrae

      Gilt decorated De Luxe leather binding (stained.) Heraldic bookplate. Foxed eps. Aeg. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued Reprint Leather cover 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 240pp. Text in Latin.

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        The Theory of Moral Sentiments. The Second Edition.

      London: A.Millar and T.Cadell, 1761. Octavo, contemporary calf, rebacked, five raised bands, (1) blank + (5) + 436pp, scattered foxing, damp stain to lower margin of a few leaves, faint contemporary ownership in ink on the title. Provenance. Faint contemporary ownership in ink on the title that can be identified as ?.... Oswald? which at some time, probably in the 19th century, an attempt was made to erase.Kress 5983. Not in Goldsmith or BL. Mossner, The Correspondence of Adam Smith, pp.73-74. Mossner, Adam Smith, The Biographical Approach, pp.13-15. Ross, Life of Adam Smith, pp.182-186.The rare second edition of Adam Smith?s first published work [first edition 1759]. Adam Smith devoted the years 1755 to 1759 mainly to writing and publishing The Theory of Moral Sentiments. He had been appointed Professor of Logic at Glasgow in 1751 and elected Professor of Moral Philosophy a year later. It was this period at Glasgow College which Adam Smith was later to describe as "the period of thirteen years which I spent as a member of that society I remember as by far the most useful, and, therefore, as by far the happiest and most honourable period of my life". It has been said that if the Wealth of Nations had never been written, this work would have earned him a prominent place in intellectual history. Sensitive, original, erudite, eloquent ? it reveals the full stature of Adam Smith?s genius and insight into his tastes and personality. The book immediately established a reputation for him in learned circles well beyond the bounds of his own university. It secured for him an international reputation as a philosopher.On 30th December 1760 Adam Smith wrote to his printer in London William Strahan .. "The manifold sins and iniquities you have been guilty of in printing my book"...listing six errors in this second edition that must be corrected as totally disfiguring the sense and a further twenty-five errors of less consequence. The opposite leaf will set before your eyes the manifold sins and iniquities you have been guilty of in printing my book. As far as is known no errata was issued with this second edition and the errors remain. The first six were corrected in the third edition of 1767, and a further fifteen up to the sixth edition of 1790, and the remainder never corrected. Mossner discusses Adam Smith?s letter to Strahan describing this as "the mystery concerning the second edition".

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        The Family Expositor:

      London - C. Hitch et al., 1761 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce illustrated edition of this Biblical commentary and interpretation of the New Testament frrom Philip Doddridge. Containing:Volume the First: Containing the Former Part of the History of our Lord Jesus Christ, as Recorded by the Four Evangelists, Disposed in the Order of an HarmonyVolume the Second: Containing the Latter Part of the History of our Lord Jesus Christ, as Recorded by the Four Evangelists, Disposed in the Order of an HarmonyVolume the Third: Containing the Acts of the Apostles; With Additional Notes, on he Harmony of the Evangelists; and Two Dissertations. I: On Sir Isaac Newton's Sytem of the Harmony. II: On the Inspiration of the New Testament, With Proper Indexes to the WholeVolume the Fourth: Containing the Epistle of Paul the APostle to the Romans, and his First and Second Epistles to the CorinthiansVolume the Fifth: Containing the Epistes of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, I. The Thessalonians, II. Thessalonians, I. Timothy, II. Timothy, Titus, PhilemonVolume the Sixth: Containing the Epistles of Paul the Apostle to the Hebrews, James, I. Peter, II. Peter, I. John, II. John, III. John, Jude, RevelationsThe imprint in vols. 4-6 adds the names of H. Payne and W. Cropley. Illustrated with seventy engraved plates. Philip Doddridge DD (26 June 1702 26 October 1751) was an English Nonconformist leader, educator, and hymnwriter. His best known work, The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul (1745), dedicated to Isaac Watts, was often reprinted and became widely influential. It was through reading it, together with Isaac Milner, that William Wilberforce began the spiritual journey which eventually led to his conversion. It is said that this work best illustrates Doddridge's religious genius, and it has been widely translated. His other well-known works include: The Family Expositor (6 vols. , 17391756); Life of Colonel Gardiner (1747); and a Course of Lectures on Pneumatology, Ethics and Divinity (1763). Doddridge also published several courses of sermons on particular topics. Complete in six volumes. Condition: In calf bindings. Externally, sound, though with marks, and rubbing to the extremities. Joints are cracked, with cords visible. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional blindstamping to endpapers. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing. Overall: GOOD.

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        An Inquiry into the Principles of Political Oeconomy

      2 volumes, quarto, contemporary calf, a little rubbed and scuffed, spines with five raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco labels lettered gilt and oval green morocco labels numbered gilt, top of spines worn, hinges with short splits but firm and holding, xvpp + (1p) errata + (6) + 639pp; (8) + 646pp + (6) + (1) errata, 2 folding tables, engraved armorial bookplate of Thomas Munro, an excellent copy preserved in a cloth box.Provenance: Sir Thomas Munro (1761-1827) Colonial administrator in India and Governor of Madras. Son of the Glasgow merchant trading with Virginia Alexander Munro. Educated at Glasgow grammar school and Glasgow University studied mathematics under Professor Williamson, and chemistry with the celebrated Dr Irvine and also studied political economy. After service in the infantry in India he held various posts in colonial administration in India. Appointed in charge of Canara; and then for another seven year (1800-1807) he was placed in charge of the northern district "ceded" by the Nizam of Hyderabad, where he introduced the ryotwari system of land revenue; served as brigadier-general during the third Maratha War (1817?18); 1819-1827 Governor of Madras. His Papers are in the John Rylands University Library. Kress 6498. Goldsmith 10276. Blaug, Great Economists before Keynes, pp.241-242. Schumpeter, History of Economic Analysis, p.176. Palgrave, III, pp.475-476. Gleig, Life of Munro, 1830. FIRST EDITION. The first important English work on political economy. James Steuart (1712-1780) is represented as someone who produced a systematic treatment of economics, but in pre-Physiocratic form. Although his book was first published in 1767, the main elements of the argument were established in isolation in Germany in the late 1750?s. David Hume is reported as being critical of the ?form and style? of the work but ?exceedingly pleased? with it as an ?ingenious performance? when he looked it over in manuscript in 1766. Whilst Steuart?s interventionist economic principles provoked Adam Smith to refute them in The Wealth of Nations, recent commentary has emphasized the continuity in Scottish economic thought from David Hume to James Steuart to Adam Smith. He gradually enjoyed some attention from the members of the German Historical School in the 19th Century. More recently he has been hailed as a forerunner of the ?economics of control? and the concept of development planning. Steuart also wrote an important but rarely found work on Indian currency The Principles of Money applied to the present state of the coin of Bengal 1772.

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        Bullarium ordinis militiae de Calatrava per annorum seriem nonnullis Donationum, Concordiarum, alijs interjectis Scripturis Congestum Regio Diplomate Compilatum in lucem editum

      Antonio Marín, Madrid 1761 - holandesa con estampaciones en seco y lomera en piel con hierros dorados fatigada, cortes decorados al agua, guardas al agua, portada a dos tintas texto a dos columnas, bellas decoraciones en blanco y negro. interior bien conservado, Palau 204975. 904 págs.

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        HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNTS OF THE ANCIENT AND PRESENT STATE OF THE TOWN OF MONMOUTH, Including a Variety of Particulars Deserving the Strangers’s Notice, Relating to the Borough and its Neighbourhood. Collected from Original Papers and Unquestionable Authorities, The Whole Never before Published. ... 1804. [340]pp. Upcott 939. ‘Including a descriptive account of the Kymin Pavilion; with Notices of Buckstone.’ Also issued in quarto edition. Libri Walliae, 2378. [Bound with]. [With]. MONMOUTHSHIRE: Historical and Descriptive Accounts of the Ancient and Present State of Raglan Castle, Including a Variety of Other Particulars, Deserving the Stranger’s Notice, Relating to That Much-Admired Ruin, and its Neighbourhood. The Whole Before Published, Collected from Original Papers and Unquestionable Authorities. 1806. ([A]-[U2]). Upcott 940. [And] .... TINTERN ABBEY ... 1806 [116]pp. Upcott 941. [And]. THE EXCURSION DOWN THE WYE FROM ROSS TO MONMOUTH; ... 1808. [182]pp. Upcott 942

      Printed and Sold by Him ... . First work with ‘Phenomenon’ leaf misbound. 4 seperately printed works bound in 2 vols. Some light browning, handsomely rebound in modern half calf with marbled boards, gilt lettered title labels to spines. Charles Heath (1761–1830), topographical printer. ODNB ‘... Heath collected much material on the history and topography of the locality, and though his works show little literary or critical judgement, they were invaluable sources for later historians ... Heath was twice mayor of Monmouth (1819 and 1820) ...’ US$610

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        D. Junii Juvenalis et auli Persii Flacci Satyrae.

      Johannis Baskerville, Birminghamiae 1761 - 4to, pp. 240, collating as in Gaskell; with suppressed leaves at E2, K4, U4, and Z3 rather than cancels; later full polished tan calf, neatly and sympathetically rebacked, gilt-decorated spine, red morocco label; with gilt prize medallion on upper cover (College of Fort William, Canada, and dated Feb. 6, 1803), red morocco book label of T. Hamilton; edges rubbed and worn; good and sound, or better. Gaskell 15. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abrégé du commentaire de la Coutume de Touraine, Contenant au commencement de chaque Titre les principes généraux des matières qui y sont traitées, la Conférence de chaque article de la Coutume avec ceux des Coutumes du Royaume qui y ont trait; les notes de Du Moulin ?

      Auxerre: Fournier, et Paris: Knapen, 1761 - Edition originale, 2 volumes in-4; T.I: 775p., [1p. Privilège]; T.II: 783p. Reliure d'époque en veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, gardes marbrées, coupes ornées, tranches rouges. Extrémités et plats légèrement frottés, accrocs à la pièce de tomaison du T.II, généralement en très bon état. Basse, moyenne et haute justice, droits des châtelains, baronnies, comtes, fautrage et péage. Les punitions, qui sont décrites en détail, visent à "corriger les coupables, réparer, autant qu'il est possible, les maux qu'ils ont causés & [à] retenir les méchans, par l'exemple et la crainte des punitions". On détaille la question de l'eau: "la plus ou moins grande quantité d'eau qu'on fait avaler au patient, fait la différence de la question ordinaire à l'extraordinaire", les châtiments appropriés aux criminels "le poing ou les deux poings coupés, et la langue coupée ou percée", le supplice du feu pour les incendiaires des Eglises, et quand plusieurs criminels sont condamnés au même supplice, le plus coupable est exécuté en dernier, "pour qu'il ait plus d'horreur de la peine qu'il va endurer". Avec l'ex-libris manuscrit de Louis-Henry-Georges Aubert du Petit-Thouars (1724-1794), lieutenant et commandant des ville et château de Saumur à partir de 1754. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        {Descriptions des Arts et Metiers] ART DE FAIRE LE PAPIER, (de la Lande); ART DE FAIRE LE PARCHEMIN (de la Lande); ART DE PAUMIER-RAQUETIER, ET DE PAUME (Garsault); ART DU PERRUQUIER (Garsault); L'ART DE FAIRE LES PIPES (Duhamel du Monceau); L'ART DU PLOMBIER ET FONTAINIER (Anonymous)

      Paris:: chez Desaint et Saillant,, 1761. Six separate works published from 1761-1773 bound in a single folio (18.5" by 12"--46 by 30 cm.) volume. Near Fine in contemporary half calf paste-board cover binding. Partially uncut. Mild cover wear, minimal scattered foxing. Complete with all 61 engraved plates in the six works. 150, 14 Plates; 52, 2 Plates; 34, 5 Plates; 44, 5 Plates; 34, 11 Plates; 206, 24 Plates (including 4 folding Plates) pp.

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        Histoire des Philosophes modernes, avec leur Portrait gravé dans le goût du Crayon...Histoire des Mathematiciens

      Frontis., title, ten plates, eight vignettes, all finely engraved in the "crayon manner" and printed in sepia. 1 p.l., xxviii, 93 pp. Large 4to, cont. cat's paw polished sheep, spine gilt, contrasting leather lettering piece on spine. Paris: François, 1761. First edition, Volume 5, of this magnificently illustrated series published over a period from 1761 to 1773. Each of the eight volumes were issued independently. This is one of the "luxury" copies in which the frontispiece, title, plates, and vignettes are all printed in a most handsome sepia (regular copies were printed in black). This book is most remarkable for the illustrations by Jean Charles François, who is credited with discovering the "crayon method" of engraving, in which the engravings imitate chalk drawings (see Hind, A History of Engraving & Etching, pp. 287-88). The scientists for whom Savérien has provided biographies are Copernicus, Viète, Brahe, Galileo, Kepler, Fermat, Cassini, Huygens, La Hire, and Varignon. Very fine copy from the Starhemberg Bibliothek with their stamp. .

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        Fueros, Privilegios, Franquezas, y libertades del M.N.y M.L. Señorio de Vizcaya, confirmados por el rey nuestro señor don Carlos III (que Dios guarde) y sus gloriosos predecesores

      Bilbao, Por la viuda de Antonio de Egusquiza, [1761] - 29x21 cm., 2 hojas, 383 páginas. Encuadernación de la época en media piel con tejuelo rojo y hierros dorados y cartoné. Ejemplar impreso sobre papel azulado. Buena y rara edición de los Fueros de Vizcaya, que compilan todos los derechos y obligaciones que conciernen a sus ciudadanos. Se publicaron con motivo de la entronización de Carlos III al trono de España, y su próximo juramento en Vizcaya.

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        THEORIE DE L' IMPOT S.L., S.E. (PARIS?). 1761 1761

      S.L., S.E. (PARIS?). 1761IN- 12°, PIENA PELLE CHIAZZATA DELL' EPOCA, DORSO A NERVI DECORATO IN ORO. VIII, 414 PP. OTTIMO ESEMPLARE. "MIRABEAU AVAIT À PEINE ACHEVÉ CET IMPORTANT OUVRAGE (L' AMI DES HOMMES), QUI LE CONSACRAIT AUX YEUX DE TOUS COMME L' APOTRE DE LA NOUVELLE DOCTRINE (PHYSIOCRATIQUE); DÉJA IL ÉCRIVAIT, AVEC UNA ÉTONNANTE RAPIDITÉ, LE LIVRE QUI DEVAIT ETRE SA PREMIÉRE OEUVRE PERSONELLE DEPUIS SA CONVERSION, LA THÉORIE DE L' IMPOT. LA FÉCONDITÉ DU NÉOPHYTE ÉTAIT STIMULÉE PAR L' EXEMPLE DU VIEUX MAITRE (QUESNAY)... QUI LE RAMENAIT MAGISTRALEMENT AUX PRINCIPES LORSQUE CELUI-CI S'EN ÉCARTAIT... ET LE FOUGUEUX DISCIPLE, MODIFIAIT SON MANUSCRIT ; LES OBSERVATIONS IMPORTANTES, LES CORECTIONS APPORTÉES PAR QUESNAY SE RETROUVENT, PLUSIEURS MEME TEXTUELLEMENT, DANS LA RÉDACTION DÉFINITIVE... LE LIVRE EUT UN SUCCÈS TRÈS VIF; IL FUT LU DE TOUT LE MONDE ET FIT BEAUCOUP DE BRUIT..." (WEULERSSE, LE MOUVEMENT PHYSIOCRATIQUE EN FRANCE, I, PP. 71-76). "MIRABEAU'S REMARKABLE TREATISE, THÉORIE DE L' IMPOT (1760), IS A WORK OF CONSIDERABLE ABILITY... IT IS NOT, AS MIGHT BE SUPPOSED, A MERE PLEA FOR THE IMPOT UNIQUE. IT PROPOSES A REOGARNISATION OF FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATIVE MACHINERY, THE ABOLITION OF THE FERMES, A REDUCTION IN THE TAXATION UPON ESALT, WITH THE OBJECT OF INCREASING THE TOTAL YIELD, AND A SPECIAL TAX UPON TOBACCO FARMS. THE DOMAINE, THE POST, AND THE MINT WERE TO BE FURTHER SOURCES OF REVENUE. MANY JUST A VALUABLE REMARKS ON TAXATION ARE SCATTE RED THROUGHOUT THE VOLUME, AND ENTITLE THE AUTHOR TO RANK AS ONE OF THE EARLIEST IMPORTANT WRITERS ON THE SUBJECT..." (PALGRAVE, II, PP. 774-77). MC-CULLOCH, P. 346. STOURM, PP. 100-01. HIGGS, 2297. COSSA, P. 346 (N.6). KRESS, 5883. GOLDSMITHS, 9602. CARPENTER, THE ECONOMIC BETSELLERS BEFORE 1850, XXI. LAVERGNE, LES ÉCONOMISTES FRANÇAIS AU DIX-HUITIÈME SIÈCLE, PP. 142-46. VIGNES, HISTOIRE DES DOCTRINES SUR L' IMPOT EN FRANCE, PP. 121-22. LA RIFORMA FINANZIARIA DEI FISIOCRATICI.

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        Théorie de l'' impot

      s.l., s.e. (Paris?). 1761 - In- 12°, piena pelle chiazzata dell' epoca, dorso a nervi decorato in oro. viii, 414 pp. Ottimo esemplare. "Mirabeau avait à peine achevé cet important ouvrage (L' Ami des hommes), qui le consacrait aux yeux de tous comme l' apotre de la nouvelle doctrine (physiocratique); déja il écrivait, avec una étonnante rapidité, le livre qui devait etre sa premiére oeuvre personelle depuis sa conversion, la Théorie de l' impot. La fécondité du néophyte était stimulée par l' exemple du vieux maitre (Quesnay). qui le ramenait magistralement aux principes lorsque celui-ci s'en écartait. Et le fougueux disciple, modifiait son manuscrit ; les observations importantes, les corections apportées par Quesnay se retrouvent, plusieurs meme textuellement, dans la rédaction définitive. Le livre eut un succès très vif; il fut lu de tout le monde et fit beaucoup de bruit." (Weulersse, Le mouvement physiocratique en France, I, pp. 71-76). "Mirabeau's remarkable treatise, Théorie de l' impot (1760), is a work of considerable ability. It is not, as might be supposed, a mere plea for the Impot unique. It proposes a reogarnisation of financial administrative machinery, the abolition of the Fermes, a reduction in the taxation upon esalt, with the object of increasing the total yield, and a special tax upon tobacco farms. The Domaine, the post, and the Mint were to be further sources of revenue. Many just a valuable remarks on taxation are scatte red throughout the volume, and entitle the author to rank as one of the earliest important writers on the subject." (Palgrave, II, pp. 774-77). Mc-Culloch, p. 346. Stourm, pp. 100-01. Higgs, 2297. Cossa, p. 346 (n.6). Kress, 5883. Goldsmiths, 9602. Carpenter, The economic betsellers before 1850, XXI. Lavergne, Les économistes français au dix-huitième siècle, pp. 142-46. Vignes, Histoire des doctrines sur l' impot en France, pp. 121-22. La riforma finanziaria dei Fisiocratici. www.libreriabrighenti.it [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maximes de la morale des jésuites, prouvées par les Extraits de leurs Livres dépofés au Greffe du Parlement: ou Table analytique des Affertions dangeureufes & pernicieufes en tout genre des foi-disans Jésuites, préfentées au Roi, & envoyées auw Archevêques & Evêques du Reffort du Parlement de Paris, en exécution de l'Arrêt du 5 Mars 1762. S. l., n. n., n. d. Avec: ANONYME. Secreta Monita ou advis secrets de la société de Jesus. A Paderborne, s. n., 1661. Avec: ANONYME. La France au parlement. Poëme. S. l., s. n., s. d. Avec: ANONYME. Juste idée que l'on doit se former des jésuites, et leur vrai caractère; avec un recueil de Pièces concernant leur baniffement du Royaume, pour avoir enfeigné & fait mettre en pratique, qu'on peut tuer les Rois

      Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1761 - A Utrecht, Aux dépens de la Compagnie, 1761. 4 vol. en 1 in 12 de 111pp., 191pp., [2]-43pp., XII-108pp., reliure en plein veau fauve marbré de l'époque, dos lisse orné d'un ensemble de volutes dorées à la grotesque, pièce de titre de basane brune encadrée d'un filet doré, titre doré, triple filet d'encadrement doré sur les plats, roulette dorée sur les coupes et sur les bordures des contreplats, gravures en bandeau, lettrines historiées et petits culs-de-lampe au premier et troisième volume, index manuscrit à l'encre noire de l'époque sur la quatrième page de garde, minuscule note manuscrite à l'encre noire de l'époque en dessous de fin au quatrième volume quelques rares rousseurs, sinon intérieur frais et pur, tranches marbrées en vert, bon et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die göttliche Ordnung in den Veränderungen des menschlichen Geschlechts, aus der Geburt, dem Tode unde der Fortpflanzung desselben erwiesen von (...). Zwote und ganz umgearbeitete Ausgabe. Erster Theil - Zweyter Theil. I-II.

      Berlin., Im Verlag des Buchladens der Realschule. . 1761-62. 8vo. Samtidige stive kartonasjebind. (8), XVI, 576, 114, (2) ; (2), 625, (1), 77, (1) s. 8vo. Contemporary stiff boards. (8), XVI, 576, 114, (2) ; (2), 625, (1), 77, (1) pp.. P. F. Suhms eks

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        La monarchia hebrea, escrita por D. Vicente Bacallar y Sanna. Corregida de varios errores, y sobre el Expurgatorio del Santo Oficio.Tercera edicion.Ilustrada con láminas que manifiestan los sucesos mas memorables de esta historia.2 Volúmenes

      Gabriel Ramirez, Madrid 1761 - piel época bien conservada numerosos grabados muy limpios. . 896 págs.

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        TRATADO DE LAS AGUAS MEDICINALES DE SALAM - BIR, QUE COMUNMENTE LLAMAN DE SACEDON ( GUADALAJARA )

      Antonio Perez De Soto, Madrid 1761 - Traducido al idioma castellano, e ilustrado con varias notas, para su mayor inteligencia por el Dtr Don Mariano Pizzi y Frangeschi, medico de esta corte. 1 sello en portada, XXXXIII y 237 págs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Johann Hübners Neu-vermehrtes und verbessertes Reales Staats- Zeitungs- und Conversations-Lexicon. Die allerneueste Auflage.

      Emerich Felix Bader, Regensburg und Wien 1761 - Gr.-8vo. Mit gest. Frontispiz, gest. Vignette sowie 10 mehrf. gef. Kupfertafeln. Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. 5 Bl., 1280 S., 36 Bl., zweispalig gedruckt. Pgt. d. Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Rückentitel. Rotschnitt. Titel weiter: Lexicon, Darinnen sowohl Die Religionen und geistlichen Orden, die Reiche und Staaten, Meere, Seen, Inseln, Flüsse, Städte, Festungen, Schlösser, Häfen, Berge, Vorgebürge, Pässe und Wälder, die Linien Teutscher hoher Häuser, die in verschiedenen Ländern übliche so geistliche als weltliche Ritter-Orden, Wapen, Reichs-Tage, gelehrte Societäten, Gerichte, Civil- und Militair-Chargen zu Wasser und Lande, der Unterscheid der Meilen, vornehmsten Müntzen, Maaß und Gewichte, die zu der Kriegs-Bau-Kunst, Artillerie, Feld-Lägern, Schlacht-Ordnungen, Belagerungen, Schiffahrten, Unterscheid der Schiffe und der dazu gehörigen Sachen gebräuchliche Benennungen; Als auch Andere in Zeitungen und täglicher Conversation vorkommende aus fremden Sprachen entlehnte Wörter, nebst den alltäglichen Terminis Juridicis und Technicis, Gelehrten und Ungelehrten zu sonderbarem Nutzen klar und deutlich beschrieben werden. - Kurze, prägnante Erklärungen, Register der lateinischen und fremdsprachigen Orts- und Sachnamen. - Pgt m. Patina, etw. fleckig. Name im Innendeckel. Vorsätze sowie die Taf. im Rande fleckig, sonst nur ganz vereinzelt, vorwiegend sauber. Schöner, wohlerhaltener Band. gr.

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        Candide, ou l'Optimisme, traduit de l'allemand de Mr. Le Docteur Ralph, Seconde Partie,

      [Aux Délices], [Holland] 1761 - TP + [i]-[ii] = Introduction + [1]-98 + [99]-[100] = Table des Chapitres, small Octavo. Second Edition.Second Edition of the Second Part of Candide, the second edition of a spurious work first published in 1760 that purported to be the "second part" of Candide. Although no one seriously considered Voltaire (who had been instantly identified as the author of the "first part") to be the author of this work, it was reprinted at least fourteen times in the next 37 years. (A complete bibliographical description of these printings of the "second part" is available online but ABE has rejected posting that URL - please contact me directly for full details.) Compigneulles was originally suspected of being the author of "part two," but he consistently denied this. More recent scholarship points towards the abbe Henri-Joseph Dulaurens as the actual author of the piece. The original confusion arose because one of Voltaire's supporters, in order to protect him, implausibly and mischievously, ascribe the book to Thorel de Campigneulles, a journalist of impeccably orthodox views - which he vigorously denied. Campigneulles seems to have taken his revenge a few years later by publishing (also anonymously), Candide en Dannemarc (Candide in Denmark), a continuation of the work which he had been falsely accused of writing, It was, in effect, Candide Part Three. ¾ leather with brown speckled boards. There are four raised bands with gilt banding on the spine along with the title in gilt on a red field. A tight, clean and bright copy of this interesting spurious addition to the Voltaire "canon" and an important work for understanding the complexity and confusions that always surrounded his writings and his reputation. A quintessential work in the history and development of the French Enlightenment. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        The Theory of Evidence

      1761. [Bathurst, Henry]. The Theory of Evidence. Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter, 1761. [iv], 123, [9] pp. Includes one-page printer advertisement. Octavo (7-1/2" x 5"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, raised bands and lettering piece (reading incorrectly "Gilbert Theory") to spine, corners and hinges mended. A few shallow scuffs and some minor stains to boards. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places. Later owner signature (of C.H. Buffett) to front pastedown, three other signatures (one erased, one illegible and one of W.C. Johnson) to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. A nice copy of a scarce title. * Reissue of the only edition, published the same year in London. Published anonymously, this concise treatise is a good summary of the field as it stood in the mid-eighteenth century. It was later incorporated into Buller's treatise on nisi prius. An interesting feature is the Analysis and Index, which arranges the book's contents in a tree diagram with page references. OCLC locates 12 copies in North American Law libraries, 5 of the Dublin issue. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:378 (1).

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        ATLAS GE´OGRAPHIQUE ET MILITAIRE OU THE´ÂTRE DE LA GUERRE PRE´SENTE EN ALLEMAGNE [bound with] JOURNAL DE LA GUERRE EN ALLEMAGNE, DEPUIS L'ANNÉE MIL SEPT CENT CINQUANTE-SIX, JUSQU'EN MIL SEPT CENT SOIXANTE-UN

      Paris: Chez Lattré Graveur, 1761. Hardcover. 127 x 83 mm (5 x 3 1/4"). 1 p.l. (title), followed by plates, then 2 p.l., 64, [4], 4 pp. (last eight pages ads). Two separately published works bound in one. Fine contemporary burgundy morocco, covers with triple fillet border, flower cornerpieces, flat spine gilt in compartments with central floral sprig and volute cornerpieces, black morocco label, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved title page by Choffard, engraved legend and list of battles, and 17 ENGRAVED MAPS, all with neat hand coloring of bodies of water and other elements. Moreland & Bannister, p. 73. Leather on front cover slightly crackled and with a smattering of tiny dark freckles, second work with occasional mild foxing or minor smudges, otherwise a very fine copy, the maps quite fresh and clean, and the handsome binding bright and with only minor wear. This pocket atlas and its accompanying journal record the major battles in the Seven Years' War (1756-63) up to 1761. Sometimes called the first "world war" because hostilities spilled over into colonial possessions on other continents, this conflict pitted Frederick the Great of Prussia and his ally, Great Britain, against Austria, France, Russia, Sweden, and Saxony. While Frederick handled the warfare on the Continent, his British allies focused on their overseas possessions, particularly in America, where the French and Indian War resulted in Britain's gaining control of Canada and Florida. The maps and the journal, whose entries were taken from contemporary newspaper accounts, allowed interested persons to follow the progress of the war. In the words of Moreland & Bannister, Giovanni Antonio Rizzi-Zannoni (1736-1814) "was a noted astronomer, surveyor and mathematician of great versatility. . . . The maps in his various atlases were beautifully engraved, showing minute detail and embellished with elaborate cartouches." The present atlas appears infrequently, and the combination of both works is quite rare.

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        ART DES FORGES ET FOURNEAUX À FER. [bound with] (TALLOW CANDLE MAKING). DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, [HENRI-LOUIS]. ART DU CHANDELIER. [bound with] (PAPER MAKING). LA LANDE, [JOSEPH JEROME LE FRANÇAIS DE]. ART DE FAIRE LE PAPIER

      [Paris: Académie Royale des Sciences], 1761. FIRST EDITIONS . Hardcover. Swedenborg on Manufacturing Iron, and Women and Children Making Paper. 413 x 286 mm (16 1/4 x 11 1/4"). 2 p.l., 196 pp.; 41 pp. (without section title); 1 p.l., iv, 150 pp. Three works bound in one volume. FIRST EDITIONS. ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY MARBLED CALF, raised bands, spine heavily gilt in compartments with unusual centerpiece composed of shell forms and drawer handles, and with intricate volute cornerpieces, red morocco label, blue paste paper endpapers. WITH 26 OFTEN VERY PLEASING ENGRAVED TECHNOLOGICAL PLATES: nine in the first work, three in the second, and 14 in the last, one of these double-page. Brunet II, 618-19. Corners a little mashed, small chip to tail of spine at front joint, but IN VERY FINE CONDITION, the binding lustrous and otherwise with no significant wear, the margins especially ample, and the plates and text unusually fresh, clean, and bright. This is part of the "Description des Arts et Métiers," a series of 75 treatises published in more than 100 parts that, together, formed the outstanding 18th century work on handicrafts. Issued over a period of almost three decades, these works contain often splendid engravings of the industrial contexts of artisans making paper, candles, hats, playing cards, iron, sugar, wool, and many other products. Published at roughly the same time as Diderot's great "L'Encyclopédie," these volumes are larger than those making up that better-known publication, and the cuts here are even more striking that those in the Diderot, which includes some plagiarized illustrations taken from the present series. This ambitious undertaking, sponsored by the Académie Royale des Sciences of Paris, "constituted an effort to present a scientific picture of all the industrial processes employed in France in the 18th century. Since no corresponding survey was carried through in any other country at so early a date and since this one in France anticipated but briefly the industrial changes commonly associated with the phrase, 'the industrial revolution,' these volumes are worthy of particular notice. In a sense, they portray the maxima of skills attained at the end of a social period, the age of the handicraftsman." (Cole and Watts) Work on "Arts et Métiers" was begun under the auspices of scientist René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683-1757) and was brought to publication under the editorship of the multitalented French physician, botanist, and naval engineer Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-82), who also contributed a number of articles. The first work is a continuation of the explication of ironworking begun in a previous volume. This fourth section contains Emanuel Swedenborg's treatise on iron, covering forges, furnaces, and mines, translated from the Latin by M. Bouchu. Better remembered today for his religious visions and writings on spiritual matters, this is an unexpected context for Swedenborg (1688-1772), but he was the Assessor of the Royal College of Mines in Sweden, where the mining of copper and iron ore was a major part of the economy. The second work in this volume discusses the making of candles out of tallow, from the rendering of the animal fats to the dipping of the "chandeliers," as these candles were called (to distinguish them from wax candles, called "bougies"). One of the most eagerly sought after works from the "Arts et Métiers" series, the final work here details the complicated process of making paper, which demanded much in the way of labor, equipment, and facilities, including a water mill. It is one of the crafts where female (and child) workers are shown to be a significant part of the labor force.

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        ART DU CIRIER. [bound with] (PARCHMENT MAKING). LA LANDE, [JOSEPH JEROME LE FRANÇAIS DE]. ART DE FAIRE LE PARCHEMIN. [bound with] (PIN AND WIRE MAKING). RÉAUMUR, [RENÉ-ANTOINE FERCHAULT DE]. ART DE L'EPINGLIER [bound with] (ANCHOR MAKING). RÉAUMUR, [RENÉ-ANTOINE FERCHAULT DE]. FABRIQUE DES ANCRES

      Academie Royale des Sciences [Paris: Académie Royale des Sciences], 1761. FIRST EDITIONS . Hardcover. 413 x 286 mm (16 1/4 x 11 1/4"). 1 p.l., 113 pp.; 1 p.l., 52 pp.; 77 pp. (without section title); 54 pp. (without section title). FIRST EDITIONS. ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY MARBLED CALF, raised bands, spine heavily gilt in compartments with unusual centerpiece composed of shell forms and drawer handles, and with intricate volute cornerpieces, red morocco label, blue paste paper endpapers. WITH 23 OFTEN VERY PLEASING ENGRAVED TECHNOLOGICAL PLATES: eight in the first work, two in the second, seven in the third, and six in the last. Brunet II, 618-19. Minor worming on front board, a hint of rubbing to joints and extremities, but A VERY FINE AND TALL COPY, especially bright, clean, and fresh inside and out. These works describe the arts of making wax, producing vellum, making pins, and forging anchors. Wax, it seems, cannot just be left to bees--there are many steps in making the proper sort of wax for a given purpose, be it ordinary candles, large ceremonial candles, torches for use as beacons, or seals for letters or legal documents. The production of vellum, or parchment, is a malodorous and generally unpleasant process that changed little in the centuries before or after this was published. In the introduction to "The Art of the Pin-maker," editor Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau expresses wonder at the low cost of pins, given the very complicated process required to produce them. He discusses how the various steps can be broken up into a "division of labor"--one of the earliest uses of this phrase that was to be so significant in subsequent works on economics. Despite being notably more cumbersome, anchors seem to be easier to manufacture than pins. This is part of the "Description des Arts et Métiers," a series of 75 treatises published in more than 100 parts that, together, formed the outstanding 18th century work on handicrafts. Issued over a period of almost three decades, these works contain often splendid engravings of the industrial contexts of artisans making paper, candles, hats, playing cards, iron, sugar, wool, and many other products. Published at roughly the same time as Diderot's great "L'Encyclopédie," these volumes are larger than those making up that better-known publication, and the cuts here are even more striking that those in the Diderot, which includes some plagiarized illustrations taken from the present series. This ambitious undertaking, sponsored by the Académie Royale des Sciences of Paris, "constituted an effort to present a scientific picture of all the industrial processes employed in France in the 18th century. Since no corresponding survey was carried through in any other country at so early a date and since this one in France anticipated but briefly the industrial changes commonly associated with the phrase, 'the industrial revolution,' these volumes are worthy of particular notice. In a sense, they portray the maxima of skills attained at the end of a social period, the age of the handicraftsman." (Cole and Watts) Work on "Arts et Métiers" was begun under the auspices of scientist René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683-1757) and was brought to publication under the editorship of the multitalented French physician, botanist, and naval engineer Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-82), who also contributed a number of articles.

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        Satyrae

      Birmingham John Baskerville 1761. Gilt decorated De Luxe leather binding (stained.) Heraldic bookplate. Foxed eps. Aeg. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued Reprint Leather cover 300mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 240pp. Text in Latin.

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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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        Vollständige Abhandlung von denen Manufacturen und Fabriken. Erster Theil welcher die allgemeinen Grundsätze und Betrachtungen in sich enthält. - Zweyter Theil, welcher alle einzelne Manufacturen und Fabriken nach der Eintheilung ihrer Materialien abhandelt.

      2 Tle. in 1 Band. 12 Bll., 240 S.; 8 Bll., 562 S., 14 Bll. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Humpert 3825; Sachse 261; Menger 51. - Beide Bände in erster Ausgabe; es gibt auch Ausgaben des ersten Bandes mit Datierung 1758, die völlig identisch gesetzt ist, aber einen etwas aufwendigeren Buchschmuck (Vignetten) aufweisen. Diese vorliegende falsch datierte und die auf "1758" datierte Ausgabe erschienen wohl parallel, die falsch datierte dürfte allerdings wohl etwas früher erschienen sein - in der Literatur wird sie auch auf 1757 datiert, was den Fehler in der Jahreszahl auch logischer erklärt. Die beiden Vorworte sind vom 4., bzw. 5 Oktober 1757. - Während der "dänischen Episode" (Justi stand 1757/58 fur ca. 1 Jahr in dänischen Diensten) entstanden. "Detaillierte theoretische Betrachtung des grossen Kameralisten über Ökonomie und Technologie der Fabriken und Manufakturen" (Sachse). Justi fordert "the creation of a `Manufacturhaus` to accelerate the sale of the finished products of the industrial class. Taking the ideal of economic self-sufficiency as his point of departure, he is more interested in effecting centralized control of industry than in commercial expansion." (ESS VIII, 508). - Etwas bestoßen und beschabt, oberes Kapital mit kleiner, fachmännischer Reparatur. Es fehlen beide Rückenschilder. Kleiner alter Namenszug auf Titel (Johann Evangelist Görz?). Gering gebräunt unf stockfleckig, teils auch schwach wasserrandig. Tls. braunfleckig, letztes Blatt mit kl. Fehlstelle im Rand.

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

      1 Bl., 271 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Folio. 34 x 22 cm. VD18 10596348; vgl. Wermke 8076 (2. Ausg. 1783).. - Seltene erste Ausgabe der letzten Fassung des Danziger Stadtrechts, das zuerst 1455 verabschiedet wurde und bis zur Eingliederung in Preußen 1857 Bestand hatte. Zum Begriff der "Küre" oder "Willkühr", einer Art eigenen, von den Städten auf Grund des Rechtes der Selbstsatzung erlassenen Rechtes, vgl. Stobbe I, 490 ff. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen. Schwach gebräunt und nur vereinzelt gering fleckig.

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        ART DU CIRIER. [bound with] (PARCHMENT MAKING). LA LANDE, [JOSEPH JEROME LE FRANÇAIS DE]. ART DE FAIRE LE PARCHEMIN. [bound with] (PIN AND WIRE MAKING). RÉAUMUR, [RENÉ-ANTOINE FERCHAULT DE]. ART DE L'EPINGLIER [bound with] (ANCHOR MAKING). RÉAUMUR, [RENÉ-ANTOINE FERCHAULT DE]. FABRIQUE DES ANCRES

      [Paris: Académie Royale des Sciences], 1761. FIRST EDITIONS . Hardcover. 413 x 286 mm (16 1/4 x 11 1/4"). 1 p.l., 113 pp.; 1 p.l., 52 pp.; 77 pp. (without section title); 54 pp. (without section title). FIRST EDITIONS. ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY MARBLED CALF, raised bands, spine heavily gilt in compartments with unusual centerpiece composed of shell forms and drawer handles, and with intricate volute cornerpieces, red morocco label, blue paste paper endpapers. WITH 23 OFTEN VERY PLEASING ENGRAVED TECHNOLOGICAL PLATES: eight in the first work, two in the second, seven in the third, and six in the last. Brunet II, 618-19. Minor worming on front board, a hint of rubbing to joints and extremities, but A VERY FINE AND TALL COPY, especially bright, clean, and fresh inside and out. These works describe the arts of making wax, producing vellum, making pins, and forging anchors. Wax, it seems, cannot just be left to bees--there are many steps in making the proper sort of wax for a given purpose, be it ordinary candles, large ceremonial candles, torches for use as beacons, or seals for letters or legal documents. The production of vellum, or parchment, is a malodorous and generally unpleasant process that changed little in the centuries before or after this was published. In the introduction to "The Art of the Pin-maker," editor Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau expresses wonder at the low cost of pins, given the very complicated process required to produce them. He discusses how the various steps can be broken up into a "division of labor"--one of the earliest uses of this phrase that was to be so significant in subsequent works on economics. Despite being notably more cumbersome, anchors seem to be easier to manufacture than pins. This is part of the "Description des Arts et Métiers," a series of 75 treatises published in more than 100 parts that, together, formed the outstanding 18th century work on handicrafts. Issued over a period of almost three decades, these works contain often splendid engravings of the industrial contexts of artisans making paper, candles, hats, playing cards, iron, sugar, wool, and many other products. Published at roughly the same time as Diderot's great "L'Encyclopédie," these volumes are larger than those making up that better-known publication, and the cuts here are even more striking that those in the Diderot, which includes some plagiarized illustrations taken from the present series. This ambitious undertaking, sponsored by the Académie Royale des Sciences of Paris, "constituted an effort to present a scientific picture of all the industrial processes employed in France in the 18th century. Since no corresponding survey was carried through in any other country at so early a date and since this one in France anticipated but briefly the industrial changes commonly associated with the phrase, 'the industrial revolution,' these volumes are worthy of particular notice. In a sense, they portray the maxima of skills attained at the end of a social period, the age of the handicraftsman." (Cole and Watts) Work on "Arts et Métiers" was begun under the auspices of scientist René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683-1757) and was brought to publication under the editorship of the multitalented French physician, botanist, and naval engineer Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-82), who also contributed a number of articles.

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        ART DU CIRIER. [bound with] (PARCHMENT MAKING). LA LANDE, [JOSEPH JEROME LE FRANÇAIS DE]. ART DE FAIRE LE PARCHEMIN. [bound with] (PIN AND WIRE MAKING). RÉAUMUR, [RENÉ-ANTOINE FERCHAULT DE]. ART DE L'EPINGLIER [bound with] (ANCHOR MAKING). RÉAUMUR, [RENÉ-ANTOINE FERCHAULT DE]. FABRIQUE DES ANCRES

      Académie Royale des Sciences], [Paris 1761 - 413 x 286 mm (16 1/4 x 11 1/4"). 1 p.l., 113 pp.; 1 p.l., 52 pp.; 77 pp. (without section title); 54 pp. (without section title). FIRST EDITIONS. ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY MARBLED CALF, raised bands, spine heavily gilt in compartments with unusual centerpiece composed of shell forms and drawer handles, and with intricate volute cornerpieces, red morocco label, blue paste paper endpapers. WITH 23 OFTEN VERY PLEASING ENGRAVED TECHNOLOGICAL PLATES: eight in the first work, two in the second, seven in the third, and six in the last. Brunet II, 618-19. Minor worming on front board, a hint of rubbing to joints and extremities, but A VERY FINE AND TALL COPY, especially bright, clean, and fresh inside and out. These works describe the arts of making wax, producing vellum, making pins, and forging anchors. Wax, it seems, cannot just be left to bees--there are many steps in making the proper sort of wax for a given purpose, be it ordinary candles, large ceremonial candles, torches for use as beacons, or seals for letters or legal documents. The production of vellum, or parchment, is a malodorous and generally unpleasant process that changed little in the centuries before or after this was published. In the introduction to "The Art of the Pin-maker," editor Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau expresses wonder at the low cost of pins, given the very complicated process required to produce them. He discusses how the various steps can be broken up into a "division of labor"--one of the earliest uses of this phrase that was to be so significant in subsequent works on economics. Despite being notably more cumbersome, anchors seem to be easier to manufacture than pins. This is part of the "Description des Arts et Métiers," a series of 75 treatises published in more than 100 parts that, together, formed the outstanding 18th century work on handicrafts. Issued over a period of almost three decades, these works contain often splendid engravings of the industrial contexts of artisans making paper, candles, hats, playing cards, iron, sugar, wool, and many other products. Published at roughly the same time as Diderot's great "L'Encyclopédie," these volumes are larger than those making up that better-known publication, and the cuts here are even more striking that those in the Diderot, which includes some plagiarized illustrations taken from the present series. This ambitious undertaking, sponsored by the Académie Royale des Sciences of Paris, "constituted an effort to present a scientific picture of all the industrial processes employed in France in the 18th century. Since no corresponding survey was carried through in any other country at so early a date and since this one in France anticipated but briefly the industrial changes commonly associated with the phrase, 'the industrial revolution,' these volumes are worthy of particular notice. In a sense, they portray the maxima of skills attained at the end of a social period, the age of the handicraftsman." (Cole and Watts) Work on "Arts et Métiers" was begun under the auspices of scientist René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683-1757) and was brought to publication under the editorship of the multitalented French physician, botanist, and naval engineer Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-82), who also contributed a number of articles. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ART DU CHARBONNIER. OU MANIÈRE DE FAIRE LE CHARBON DE BOIS. [bound with] (SLATE QUARRYING). FOUGEROUX DE BONDAROY, [AUGUSTE-DENIS]. ART DE TIRER DES CARRIÈRES LA PIERRE D'ARDOISE, DE LA FENDRE ET DE LA TAILLER. [bound with] (IRON MINING, SMELTING, AND FORGING). COURTIVRON, [GASPARD LE COMPASSEUR-CRÉQUY-MONTFORT, MARQUIS DE], and M. BOUCHU. ART DES FORGES ET FOURNEAUX À FER

      [Paris: Académie Royale des Sciences], 1761. FIRST EDITIONS . Hardcover. A Predecessor to (and Plagiarized by) Diderot, with Fine, Large Plates of 18th Century Industrial Settings. 413 x 286 mm (16 1/4 x 11 1/4"). iv, 30 pp.; iv, 66 pp.; 66, 31, 141 pp. Three works bound in one volume. FIRST EDITIONS. ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY MARBLED CALF, raised bands, spine heavily gilt in compartments with unusual centerpiece composed of shell forms and drawer handles, and with intricate volute cornerpieces, red morocco label, blue paste paper endpapers. WITH 27 OFTEN VERY PLEASING ENGRAVED TECHNOLOGICAL PLATES: one in the first work, four in the second, and 22 in the last. Brunet II, 618-19. Occasional faint marginal foxing, but A VERY FINE COPY, the binding especially lustrous and showing only quite minor wear, and the text and plates especially clean, fresh, and bright, This is part of the "Description des Arts et Métiers," a series of 75 treatises published in more than 100 parts that, together, formed the outstanding 18th century work on handicrafts. Issued over a period of almost three decades, these works contain often splendid engravings of the industrial contexts of artisans making paper, candles, hats, playing cards, iron, sugar, wool, and many other products. Published at roughly the same time as Diderot's great "L'Encyclopédie," these volumes are larger than those making up that better-known publication, and the cuts here are even more striking that those in the Diderot, which includes some plagiarized illustrations taken from the present series. This ambitious undertaking, sponsored by the Académie Royale des Sciences of Paris, "constituted an effort to present a scientific picture of all the industrial processes employed in France in the 18th century. Since no corresponding survey was carried through in any other country at so early a date and since this one in France anticipated but briefly the industrial changes commonly associated with the phrase, 'the industrial revolution,' these volumes are worthy of particular notice. In a sense, they portray the maxima of skills attained at the end of a social period, the age of the handicraftsman." (Cole and Watts) Work on "Arts et Métiers" was begun under the auspices of scientist René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683-1757) and was brought to publication under the editorship of the multitalented French physician, botanist, and naval engineer Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-82), who also contributed a number of articles. As in the other works listed in the immediately following entries, the plates here provide special understanding of the manufacturing environments of the period at the same time as they give particular aesthetic pleasure to the modern reader. The present volume discusses the heavy industries of making charcoal from wood, mining and cutting slate, and working with iron. The extended three-part section on iron covers mining, smelting, and forging. Its co-author, the Marquis de Courtivron (1715-85), was a military hero as well as a man of science. He also wrote a commentary on Newton's "Optics" and an epidemiological study of a veterinary disease outbreak in Burgundy.

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        ART DU CHARBONNIER. OU MANIÈRE DE FAIRE LE CHARBON DE BOIS. [bound with] (SLATE QUARRYING). FOUGEROUX DE BONDAROY, [AUGUSTE-DENIS]. ART DE TIRER DES CARRIÈRES LA PIERRE D'ARDOISE, DE LA FENDRE ET DE LA TAILLER. [bound with] (IRON MINING, SMELTING, AND FORGING). COURTIVRON, [GASPARD LE COMPASSEUR-CRÉQUY-MONTFORT, MARQUIS DE], and M. BOUCHU. ART DES FORGES ET FOURNEAUX À FER

      Académie Royale des Sciences], [Paris 1761 - A Predecessor to (and Plagiarized by) Diderot, with Fine, Large Plates of 18th Century Industrial Settings. 413 x 286 mm (16 1/4 x 11 1/4"). iv, 30 pp.; iv, 66 pp.; 66, 31, 141 pp. Three works bound in one volume. FIRST EDITIONS. ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY MARBLED CALF, raised bands, spine heavily gilt in compartments with unusual centerpiece composed of shell forms and drawer handles, and with intricate volute cornerpieces, red morocco label, blue paste paper endpapers. WITH 27 OFTEN VERY PLEASING ENGRAVED TECHNOLOGICAL PLATES: one in the first work, four in the second, and 22 in the last. Brunet II, 618-19. Occasional faint marginal foxing, but A VERY FINE COPY, the binding especially lustrous and showing only quite minor wear, and the text and plates especially clean, fresh, and bright, This is part of the "Description des Arts et Métiers," a series of 75 treatises published in more than 100 parts that, together, formed the outstanding 18th century work on handicrafts. Issued over a period of almost three decades, these works contain often splendid engravings of the industrial contexts of artisans making paper, candles, hats, playing cards, iron, sugar, wool, and many other products. Published at roughly the same time as Diderot's great "L'Encyclopédie," these volumes are larger than those making up that better-known publication, and the cuts here are even more striking that those in the Diderot, which includes some plagiarized illustrations taken from the present series. This ambitious undertaking, sponsored by the Académie Royale des Sciences of Paris, "constituted an effort to present a scientific picture of all the industrial processes employed in France in the 18th century. Since no corresponding survey was carried through in any other country at so early a date and since this one in France anticipated but briefly the industrial changes commonly associated with the phrase, 'the industrial revolution,' these volumes are worthy of particular notice. In a sense, they portray the maxima of skills attained at the end of a social period, the age of the handicraftsman." (Cole and Watts) Work on "Arts et Métiers" was begun under the auspices of scientist René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683-1757) and was brought to publication under the editorship of the multitalented French physician, botanist, and naval engineer Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-82), who also contributed a number of articles. As in the other works listed in the immediately following entries, the plates here provide special understanding of the manufacturing environments of the period at the same time as they give particular aesthetic pleasure to the modern reader. The present volume discusses the heavy industries of making charcoal from wood, mining and cutting slate, and working with iron. The extended three-part section on iron covers mining, smelting, and forging. Its co-author, the Marquis de Courtivron (1715-85), was a military hero as well as a man of science. He also wrote a commentary on Newton's "Optics" and an epidemiological study of a veterinary disease outbreak in Burgundy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil sur l'électricité médicale, Dans lequel on a rassemblé en deux volumes les principales piéces publiées par divers sçavans, sur les moyens de guérir les maladies en électrisant les malades. Seconde Édition, revue corrigée et augmentée ... [vignet]

      A Paris,: De L'Imprimerie de P.G Le Mercier,, 1761.. 2 volumes, [xii], 30 [= 330]; [ii, blank], [iv], [iv, Table des Pieces Recueillies dens ces deux Volumes], 164 [incl. 3 pp. Tables des Matières], [283]-545, [ii, blank] pp. Small 8vo (10,5 x 17 cm.). Contemporary full marbled calf, spine with 5 raised bands, in compartments gilt decorated, edges red (Top & bottom of spines with partly some loss of leather; hingles worn; corners bumped, edges of sides partly slightly frayed; labels of volume 2 gone). A good and complete inner copy. ¶ A very rare collection of 12 important French and Italian 18th century publications on electricity and its medical application. These 12 papers were probably edited and published by Giovanni Fortunato Bianchini (1719-1779). The first edition was published in 1752, the last in 1763. The WorldCat lists only a few copies. Not in Barbier nor in Wheeler. Comprising: PAVATI, G.F., Lettre sur l'Electricité Médicale ... (1750). | VERATTI, G.G., Observations physico-médicales sur l'électricité ... Auxquelles on a joint Des Expériences faites à Montpellier, pour guérir les Paralytiques au moyen de l'Electricité (1750). | SAUVAGES, François Boissier de, Lettre ... à Jean Jacques Bruhier d'Ablaincourt (1749). | JALLABERT, Jean, Extrait des expériences sur l'électricité, avec quelques conjectures sur la cause de ses effets (1749). | DE LA SONE, Dissertation sur les effets de l'électricite´, avec un détail des expériences faites à ce sujet sur les paralytiques (1752?). | QUELMALZ, Samuel Theodor, Observations sur les vertus medicales de l'électricité (1753). | LINNAEUS, Thèses sur la medecine électrique, soutenues à Upsal, le 12 octobre 1754, sous la présidence de M. Linnaeus / par M. Pierre Zetzell (1754); [French translation of Linneaus' "Consectaria electro-medica", see Sourlsby 1819 & Ronalds 301500]. | M. ***, Réflexions sur les différens succès des tentatives de l'électricité pour la guérison des maladies (1752). | BIANCHINI, Giovanni Fortunato, Recueil d'experiences faites a Venise sur la medecine electrique, par quelques amateurs de physique. Dédié à M. l'Abbé Nollet ... & M. le Dauphin ... Et traduit de l'Italien Pour servir de correctif à la Lettre sur L'Electricité médicale... (1750). | DESHAIS, Jean-Etiène, Dissertation de médecine, sur la vertu électrique appliqueé à la guérison de l'hémiplégie, ... (1749). | DUFAY, Jean-Thécle-Félicité, Thèses de Physiologie, ... sous la Présidence de M. François de Sauvages ... Le Fluide nerveux est-il un fluide électricité ... (1750). | SAUVAGES, François Boissier de, Lettre à M. (Sauveur-François) Morand (1750).

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        The Works of Mr. William Congreve. In Three Volumes. Consisting of His plays and Poems

      Birmingham: Printed By John Baskerville for J. And R. Tonson, 1761. First Baskerville Edition. 8vo. Three volumes. [23], x-xxiv, [2], 358, [2]. [12], 17-514pp, [2]. [12], 17-514pp, [2]. Frontispiece portrait and five engraved plates. Finely bound in twentieth-century brown polished calf, gilt. A.E.G., by ASPREY. New endpapers. Occasional marginal tear, incision to gutter margin of general title. An exquisitely bound set of the only edition of the works of English poet and playwright William Congreve (1670-1729) printed by the fine typographer, printer and publisher John Baskerville, of Birmingham. ESTC T26067.

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        Mémoires sur les feux de houille, ou charbon de terre.

      - In-folio, 44 pages. Cartonnage vert moderne, couverture conservée. (Quelques restaurations marginales.) Édition originale de ce mémoire qui sera intérgré à la description des Arts et Métiers (1761-1776). L'auteur y traite des avantages des feux de houille pour le chauffage et les besoins domestiques par rapport au charbon de bois. Intéressant exemplaire portant l'envoi de l'auteur à Duhamel du Monceau. 970 g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      printed by John Baskerville; for J. and R. Tonson, Birmingham 1761 - In Three Volumes. Consisting of His Plays and Poems. Engraved frontispiece portrait by T. Chambars after Kneller and five plates by Grignon after Hayman. Three volumes. 8vo. [252 x 147 x 108 mm]. xxiv, [xvi], 358, [2] pp; [6]ff, 17-514, [2] pp; [6]ff, 17-514, [2] pp. Near contemporary binding of blue goatskin, the covers with a gilt triple fillet border. The spines divided into six panels with gilt tooled bands flanked by a double fillet and a tendril pallet, lettered in the second and fifth and numbered in the third, the others with an urn, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt dotted fillet, the turn-ins with a gilt "Greek-key" roll, marbled endleaves, gilt edges. Gaskell, Bibliography of John Baskerville, 16. In vol.1 the second plate faces b1 rather than B1, in vol.2 the first plate faces A2 rather than B1, and in vol.3 the single plate faces A2 rather than A1 (Gaskell notes that "the plates are sometimes placed elsewhere"). A small damp patch at the head of the opening leaves in vol.1 and occasional light browning or spotting (Lowndes notes that "most copies are spotted"). It is a large copy, with some edges untrimmed, and also a fine copy. The only sign of provenance is an early pencil note at the front of vol.1 "Mr Dent's copy. 1827". Lowndes informs us that Dent's copy of the Baskerville Congreve was indeed bound in morocco, and sold as lot 542 in part 1 of his auction, making the remarkably high price of £7 15s. John Dent (c.1761-1826) was a politician, nicknamed "Dog Dent" after he proposed to impose a tax on dogs. He was a founding member of the Roxburghe Club, and the two sales of 2976 lots in March and April 1827 realized over £15,000.

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