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        Atlas Geographique contenant la Mappemonde et les quartes parties, avec les differents Etats d'Europe

      Paris: Lattre, 1762. - 16mo., (4 6/8 x 3 inches). 7-page publisher's advertisement at end. "Idee de la Sphere, ou Principes sur la Geographique", by M. Bonne, 1723. Fine engraved hand-coloured title-page. 29 double-page engraved hand-coloured maps (without the frontispiece of the armillory sphere and the two unnumbered maps sometimes found with this edition). Fine contemporary cherry red morocco, each cover finely decorated with a border of triple gilt filets, with a fine gilt lily tool at each inner corner, the smooth spine ruled in six compartment, the second with a black morocco lettering-piece, the others decorated with fine gilt lily tools, all edges gilt. A FINE AND ATTRACTIVE COPY of this beautiful pocket atlas including double-page maps of both hemispheres; maps of the continents, including one each of North and South America; and several detailed maps of east and west Europe, including a six-sheet map of the German Empire. Essentially depicting Europe towards the end of the Seven Years War (1756-1763). With its origins in the French-Indian wars in North America two years earlier, the conflict began in Europe with the French siege of British Minorca and Prussia's invasion of Saxony, and ended with the Treaty of Paris in 1763. However the effect of the war was global: it ended France's position as the major colonial power in America, and consequently strengthened Britain's power there and in India. Rizzi-Zannoni was born 1736 in Naples and was renowned from an early age as one of the finest cartographers in Europe. In addition to cartography he worked as an astronomer, surveyor and mathematician. He was the first cartographer to triangulate Poland and helped also in the French and English border survey of America in 1757. While in the service of the Prussian's he was captured by the French at the Battle of Rosbach in early December 1757 and sent to France, where he lived for the next twenty years. In 1781 the Bourbon rulers of Naples made him director of the Topographical Office, one of the first governmental cartographic offices in Europe, where he oversaw the creation of the celebrated and monumental "Geographic Atlas of the Kingdom of Naples", published shortly before his death in 1812. Philipps 633, listing probably by error only 22 maps. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Book of Common Prayer

      Cambridge: Printed by John Baskerville for B. Dod, 1762 - Baskerville's Book of Common Prayer in a beautiful rococo binding. The emblematic tooling matches that found on a series of prayer books bound for Philip Stanhope, fifth Earl of Chesterfield (cf. Davis Gift II, 185) (BINDING, ROCOCO) Third edition of the Baskerville Prayerbook. Royal 8vo. 344 leaves. Bound in full contemporary green morocco, tooled in gold to a rococo design with snail, insect and dragon gilt-stamped emblems, surrounding a central Christogram of onlaid green, red and citron morocco, flat spine divided into six compartments filled in with Greek key and oval- and-diamond rolls, with clasps, bookplates of Milward Rowe and Emily Turner with corresponding gift inscriptions. Griffiths p. 176: 1762, #4: Gaskell 19; ESTC T087227-BL; HN. Yale. Cf. Davis Gift II, 185 for binding [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sylloge inscriptionum romanarum, quae in Principatu Catalauniae vel exstant, vel aliquando exstiterunt, notis, et observationibus illustratarum.

      Antonio Ibarra,, Cervera: 1762 - 16 hojas, 328 páginas, 8 hojas. Encuadernación de primeros del siglo XIX en pergamino rígido con tejuelo. Cortes tintados. Excelente ejemplar. Palau 91689.

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      London: Printed for C. Hitch and L. Laws, and S. Crowder and Co., . 1762 - [6],162pp. including frontispiece portrait of Drake. 16mo. Modern gilt morocco, raised bands, gilt spine, a.e.g. Spine ends bit worn, outer hinges rubbed. Some scattered dust soiling. Else a very good copy. "R.B." were the initials of Robert Burton, the pseudonym for author-publisher Nathaniel Crouch. This account of the exploits of Sir Francis Drake was itself mainly cribbed from a work first published in 1653. Crouch's first edition appeared in 1687. Although styled "sixteenth edition" on the titlepage, that may have been counting from 1653 or, as Kraus suggests, the second and third editions may never have existed. An important work in the Drake legend, it describes the Nombre de Dios voyage of 1572, the circumnavigation of 1575-77, Drake's defeat of the Armada in 1588, and his final American voyages. "A biography of Drake in chap-book all such chap-book publications, copies are seldom found" - Kraus (commenting on the 1695 edition). SABIN 9500 (ref). KRAUS, WORLD ENCOMPASSED 45 (1695 ed).

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        Emile ou De l?éducation. 4 Tomes.Tome 1: 8 ff., 442 p., 1 ff., 2 planches.Tome 2: 3 ff., 1 planche, 383 p., 1ff.Tome 3: 3 ff., 1 planche, 328 p. 1ff.Tome 4: 2 ff. 1 planche, 463 p., 1 ff.

      chez Jean Néaulme, Amsterdam, 1762 - 5 planches gravées d?après Eisen, Relier parchemin, pièce et de titre et d?auteur, cuir brun, pièce de tomaison cuir vert, ornementations dorés, reliure de l?époque. Bel exemplaire.

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        Emile ou de L'Education

      Paris: Avec Permission tacite pour le Libraire, 1762. Leather Bound. Very Good. 2 vols. 192, 243 p. 20 cm. Full leather. Small chips to top and bottom of spine and cracked. Bookplate and minor spots in volume one, and a small stain at the bottom of pages 133-136 in volume two. Emile" is a treatise on education in five books, condemned by the governing bodies of the day. Rousseau was obliged to leave France to avoid arrest. A landmark text for the Romantics, including Coleridge and Wordsworth. His philosophies strongly affected Marie Antoinette, and her village at the Petite Trianon was built with them in mind. A foundational text for any collectors of early 19th Century British Literature or the French Revolution. This text is in the original French.

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        Veduta del Ponte Molle sul Tevere due miglia lontan da Roma.

      Rome 1762 - Hind 64 (1st state)John Wilton-Ely 197The watermark is number 35 in John Wilton-Ely page 1161 and is dated between 1761 to the mid 1760'sThis plate is from the series Vedute di Roma. "The 135 plates of the Veduta di Roma, produced individually by Piranesi from the late 1740s until his death some thrity years later, represent almost every phase in his stylistic evolution and reflect his changing intellectual concerns. Throught these particular works, which were spread all over the Continent by means of the Grand Tour, Piranesi was not only to revolutionize the conventional form of the veduta but was to transform the European vision of classical antiquity" (John Wilton-Ely)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Der bärtige Greis mit einem Stab in der Rechten.

      . Radierung und Aquatinta, 1762, auf Bütten. 12,5:8,9 cm. Auf die Plattenkante geschnitten. Literatur: Andresen 22 II (von II) mit der Adresse: J. B. excud; Nagler 27; Manners/ Williamson (15); Boerner 1979, aus 7; Katalog: Retrospektive Angelika Kauffmann. Hrsg. u. bearb. von B. Baumgärtel. Düsseldorf, Kunstmuseum, 1999, Nr. 8 mit Abb. Es handelt sich hier um die früheste datierte Arbeit, die bereits in Florenz (vielleicht unter Anleitung J.F. Reiffensteins, 1719-1793) entstanden sein dürfte.. Angelika Kauffmann war eine der berühmtesten Malerinnen ihrer Zeit. Bereits als 11jährige galt sie als Wunderkind. Als Tochter des Porträt- und Freskenmalers J.J. Kauffmann (1702-1782), der ihr erster Lehrer war, wurde Kauffmanns zeichnerisches und musikalisches Talent schon im Kindesalter erkannt und gefördert. Die beiden ersten Italienaufenthalte in den Jahren 1754-1757 und 1758-1766 brachten entscheidende künstlerische Impulse sowie die Verbindung zu zahlreichen potenziellen Auftraggebern. 1766 ließ sie sich in England nieder, wo sie zahlreiche Porträtaufträge von Hof und Adel erhielt. Nach der Heirat mit dem Maler A. Zucchi (1726-1795) siedelte sie 1782 nach Rom über, wo sie ebenfalls bald zu einer der gefeiertsten Künstlerinnen ihrer Zeit avancierte. Auch für die deutschen Romreisenden war ihr Atelier eine wichtiger Treffpunkt, insbesondere für den Weimarer Kreis um Goethe, Herder, die sie beide porträtierte, und Herzogin Anna Amalia von Sachsen-Weimar. Neben ihrer Porträttätigkeit betrieb Angelika Kauffmann ebenso erfolgreich die Historienmalerei. So führte sie Aufträge u.a. für Kaiser Joseph II. und für das russische Herrscherhaus aus. Bereits 1762 wurde sie Ehrenmitglied der Accademia Bologna und 1765 ordentliches Mitglied der Accademia di San Luca zu Rom. Zudem beteiligte sie sich 1768 an der Gründung der Royal Academy; gemeinsam mit Mary Moser (1744-1819), einer der berühmtesten Malerinnen Englands, gehörte sie zu deren einzigen weiblichen Mitgliedern.

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        2 Views: Taking Havana] To Mariot Arbuthnot . This Perspective View, of landing the Cannon, Bombs, provisions, and Water, for the Army, June 30th between 6 and 7, in the Evening; the Orford making signals to the Commodore; with the Dragon, Cambridge, & Marlboroough, lying with their Heads to the Sea, for the Stirling Castle, to get to the Westward of them: Is most humbly inscribed by one of his lieutenants . P.O.R. Sbridge

      [N.p. but London 1762 - [ With :] After Dominic SERRES. To the Honble. Augustus John Hervey . This Perspective View, of His Majesty's Ship Dragon Commanded by him, Cambridge Wm. Godfrey . & Marlborough Thos. Burnett . attacking ye Moro July 1, 1762. Also shewing the Distance the Sterling Castlelanding the Cannon, Bombs, provisions, and Water, for the Army, June 30th between 6 and 7, in the Evening; the Orford making signals to the Commodore; with the Dragon, Cambridge, & Marlboroough, lying with their Heads to the Sea, for the Sterling Castle Capt. Campbell; . was during the Attack, likewise shewing the Land Attack; Is most humbly inscribed by . P.O.R. Sbridge. [N.p. but London: n.d. but c.1762]. Copper engraving by Canot, after Serres from a drawing made "on the spot". Expert marginal repairs. Sheet size: 18 1/2 x 25 5/8 inches. Spectacular images recalling the siege and capture of Havana in 1762. A fine pair of views from a series illustrating events during the capture and reduction of Havana by a force under the command of Sir George Pocock (1706-1792). In February 1762 Pocock "was appointed commander-in-chief of 'a secret expedition' . which sailed from Spithead on 5 March . On 26 April it arrived in Martinique, sailed again on 6 May, and . landed . the troops six miles to the eastward of Havana on 7 June . The seige-works were at once commenced. A large body of seamen were put ashore, and 'were extremely useful in landing the cannon and ordnance stores , manning the batteries, making fascines, and supplying the army with water' (Beatson) [these preparations are shown in the first of the present plates]. By the 30th the batteries were ready, and on 1 July opened a heavy fire, supported by three ships of the line, under the immediate command of Captain Hervey of the Dragon [this incident is pictured in the second plate]. The Moro was engaged, but after some six hours, the ships were obliged to haul out of action, two of them - the Cambridge and the Dragon - having sustained heavy loss and much damage . the English batteries gradually subdued the enemy's fire . the Moro was taken by storm on 30 July, and on 13 Aug. the town . surrendered by capitulation. The money value of the prize was enormous. The share of Pocock alone, as naval commander-in-chief, was 122,697l. 10s. 6d." ( DNB ). Dominic Serres 'was born in 1722 at Auch in Gascony, and was educated in the public school there. His parents intended him for the church, but, this not suiting his taste, he ran away from his native town, and made his way on foot into Spain. He there shipped on board a vessel for South America as a common sailor, and eventually became master of a trading vessel to the Havannah, where he was taken prisoner by a British frigate and brought to this country about 1758. After his release he married and lived for a time in Northamptonshire. He had received some instruction in drawing, and commenced life in England as a painter of naval pieces, for which the wars of the period furnished an abundance of subjects. He received some assistance from Charles Brooking, and soon established a position. In 1765 Serres became a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists, and exhibited with them for two years. On the establishment of the Royal Academy in 1768 he was chosen one of the foundation members, and was a constant contributor up to the time of his death. Between 1761 and 1793 he exhibited eight works at the Society of Artists, twenty-one at the Free Society, and 105 at the Royal Academy . Serres was a good linguist. In 1792 he succeeded Wilton as librarian to the academy. He was also appointed marine-painter to George III, but he did not long hold these offices. He died in 1793, and was buried at St. Marylebone Old Church.' ( DNB ). Copper engraving by Mason, after Serres from a drawing made "on the spot". Expert marginal repairs. Sheet size: 18 7/8 x 26 5/8 inches.

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        Makarony Fables; With the New Fable of the Bees. In Two Cantos. Addressed to the Society. By Cosmo, Mythogelastick Professor, and F.M.S. [pseud]

      Printed for J. Almon. First edition.. Binding somewhat worn; front hinge just starting; very good copy, with wide margins.. NCBEL II, 685. 4to, later blue quarter calf, blue paper boards, gilt lettering. Half-title and leaf of publisher's ads present. A rare quarto poem by the notorious friend of Laurence Sterne and author of Crazy Tales (1762), a satire written in the form of eight fables in verse, and a parody on Mandeville's Fable of the Bees, all addressed to the imaginary Society of the Makaronies, which is confusingly and comically explained in the preface. Contemporary ink ownership notations on the half-title.

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        Veduta della Fontana dell'Acqua Felice a Termini Les plus beaux édifices de Rome moderne, ou Recueil des plus belles vues des principales églises, places, palais, fontaines, &c. Rome:

      Rome. 1762 - Copper engraving. Hand coloured Very good condition. Large margins Size: 39 x 54 cm A magnificent view of the Fountain of Aqua Felice, also known as the fountain of Moses. Pope Sixtus V had the fountain built by the remains of the Baths of Diocletion. Once set into place, though, the statue turned out quite stout and disproportionate; the people of Rome, accustomed to much more refined works of art, strongly criticized it and laughed upon what they called the 'ridiculous Moses'.

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      Joannis Baskerville. Birminghamiae. 1762. FIRST BASKERVILLE EDITION. 6mo. (6.3 x 3.7 inches). viii,300, Errata leaf, Publishers advert leaf. Engraved frontis and title page. A bright clean copy in a fine contemporary leather binding of full red sheep. Spine with raised bands, each with diagonal gilt lines. Compartments fully decorated with gilt lattice design inside double gilt rules. Green title label, gilt. Triple ruled and double decorative gilt borders to the boards. Board edges decorated in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A lovely copy of this beautifully printed book and an attractive 18th century binding.

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        OEUVRES DE FEU M. COCHIN, écuyer, avocat au Parlement, contenant le recueil de ses mémoires et consultations.

      - A Paris, Chez T. Hérissant fils, Durand, Durand neveu, 1762-1771. 6 volúmenes: xvi, lxii, (2), 699 pp.; (4), iv, 726, (2) pp.; viii, 784 pp.; viii, 784 pp.; viii, 771, (1) pp.; iv, 776 pp. Encuadernados en holandesa con las lomeras en piel con nervios, hierros dorados y doble tejuelo. (Henri Cochin, 1687-1747, fue uno de los abogados más famosos e influyentes del Parlemento de Paris). (52500).

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        A Practical Treatise Of Husbandry: Wherein are contained, may Useful and Valuable Experiments and Observations In The New Husbandry, etc. Also, The most approved Practice of the best English Farmers in the Old Method of Husbandry

      C. Hitch and L. Hawes, et al, London 1762 - 489 pages [*4,B4-Rrr4], 25 1/2 x 21 cm. 4to, six copperplate engravings (4 folding), and one folding table. A French botanist and engineer, Duhamel was probably the first to distinguish clearly between alkalis, potash and soda. His continuing energy in experiments in vegetable physiology gained him admission to the Academy in 1728. This work contains translations by John Mills of his "Traite de la Culture des Terres," as well as contributions by others. Index. KRESS 6014. Bright, clean copy, title page printed in red and black, light age-toning, raised bands, red leather spine label printed in gilt, ownership inscription in contemporary hand. Contemporary full brown calf rebacked in antique style. Near fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Éléments d'Agriculture . avec figures en taille-douce.

      H.L. Guerin & L.F. Delatour, Paris 1762 - 1ª ed. 10x16.7. 2 vols. de 1 bl. xxiv + 499pp. 3 bl. y1 bl. viii + 410pp. 1h. 1 bl. 14 hermosas láminas desplegables (4 en T. I, 10 en T. II), mostrando herramientas, máquinaria e instalaciones agrícolas. Plena piel de época con tejuelos, nervios y dorados. Bonita encuadernación. Una picadura de polilla en T. I. pp. 415-480. Por lo demás, muy buenos ejemplares. El autor (París 1700-1782) fue uno de los más grandes agronomistas y botanistas de la Francia de la Iluminación, y miembro de numerosas academias científicas. "Duhamel's ma Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Stadtplan, darunter Gesamtansicht (10 x 57 cm.). "Haga Comitum, ( Germ. Graven-Haag. Gall. la Haye ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich b. Homann Erben, 1762, 51 x 57. Sandler, S. 129 ff.; Fauser 4929. - Links oben die Titelkartusche. Am unteren Rand die Gesamtansicht von Den Haag ( wie meistens unkoloriert ), darüber großer Stadtplan mit Einzeichnung der wichtigen Gebäude und Erklärungen am rechten und linken Rand. - Bugeinriß am unteren Rand restauriert.

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        The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

      Becket and Dehondt 1762 - Seven volumes (bound in four) of the 9 volume novel, this set includes a total of six first edition books, two of which are signed. Volume one is a later printing from 1768. Volumes 5 and volume 7 are signed by Laurence Sterne. Reportedly Sterne signed many copies of the first edition of Volumes 5 and 7, like these, to prevent piracy. Missing from this set are two of the 9 volumes -- volumes 2 and 9. The four book set comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Atlas moderne di collection de cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre. Paris (1783). Fol. Gest. Titel, 2 gest. Bll. (Avertissement u. Inhalt), 2 kolor. Kupfertafeln u. 67 (dplblgr.) kolor. Kupferstichkarten.- Angeb.: Bonne, Recuell de cartes sur la geographie ancienne. Paris, Lattré 1783. Mit gest. Titel, 1 Bl., 1 gest. Bl. (Inhalt) u. 20 (dplblgr.) kolor. Kupferstichkarten, 3 Bll., 48 S. (Tableau chronologique), 20 S. (Table alphabetique), mod. Hldr. auf 6 Bünden mit Rsch. u. reicher Rvg. im Stil d. Zt.

      - I) Philipps 646 (nur 36 Karten).- II) Philipps 3271.- Umfangreicher Weltatlas, die tlw. von Bonne u. Rizzi-Zanoni übernommenen Karten zwischen 1762 u. 1783 datiert.- Der gest. Titel dat. 1762.- Enth. u.a. Weltkarte, Karte v. Europa, Frankreich, den Niederlanden, Spanien, Portugal, Schweiz, Italien, Deutschland, Ungarn, Polen Großbritannien, Skandinavien, Rußland, Asien, China, Afrika, Amerika, Palästina.- Tls. etw. stockfleckig. Francia, 13 carte regionali francesi, Paesi Bassi (2), Spagna-Portogallo (3), Svizzera, Italia (3), Germania (5), Gran Bretagna-Irlanda (4), Ungheria, Polonia, Scandinavia, Russia (2), Grecia-Turchia, Asia (12), Africa (7), America (10), Palestina (3),

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        Du Contract Social; ou Principes Du Droit Politique

      Par J.J. Rousseau, Citoyen de Geneve. A Amsterdam, chez Marc-Michel Rey, 1762. - First 12mo edition, issued only several weeks after the first issue. 12mo, full black 19th century calf, red speckled page edges; spine faded to brown, raised bands. Some light dust soiling to pages edges, minor rubbing, spine faded to brown. Previous ownership writing in pencil to inside front endpapers, as well as a small previous bookseller description affixed to front endpaper, and a few minor stray pencil marks. In this edition, the publisher introduced the original vignette with lady liberty standing (not seated), which Rousseau decided should be removed from the title page. The statement on marriage has also been removed. Approximately only 2500 copies of this issue were printed. The publishing history of the Contract Social is a complicated one. When the press was set up and the first copies already printed, Rousseau received a proof of the title-page which he disliked. He had also decided to tone down his note on marriage where he criticised the monopoly of the Catholic clergy. He therefore instructed his publisher, Rey, to change the title-page and the final section. Printing and the Mind of Man 207. Tchemerzine V 543; see Leigh, Unsolved Problems in the Bibliography of J.-J. Rousseau, Cambridge, 1990. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Du Contract Social; ou Principes du Droit Politique.

      chez Marc Michel Rey,, a Amsterdam, 1762 - In-8° (180x105mm), pp. XII, 212, cartonatura marmorizzata marrone coeva. Frontespizio impresso in rosso e nero con vignetta allegorica in rame rappresentante la Giustizia. Una testatina e un capolettera ornati. Esemplare assai bello. Rara contraffazione dell'edizione originale (e ad essa contemporanea) di uno dei libri più rilevanti dell'intera storia del pensiero politico. Il Dufour, ("Recherches Bibliographiques sur les Ouvres imprimées de Jean-Jacques Rousseau", Paris, 1925), elenca le sei contraffazioni note dell'edizione originale: la nostra corrisponde al numero 136. Questa contraffazione è diversa sia nel formato che nella paginazione dalle due edizioni originali: della prima riproduce esattamente il frontespizio in rosso e in nero, compresa la vignetta in rame incisa da Boily. Dufour, cit. Kress, n. 6055 (stessa paginazione). Cfr. Tchémerzine, V, p. 544. Higgs, nn. 2644-45. Graesse, VI, 177; "L'Illuminismo Francese alla Fondazione Feltrinelli", n. 862. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tuschzeichnung mit eigenh. Widmungsgedicht zum 32. Geburtstag.

      [Wohl Meiningen], 10. VIII. 1762. - Zeichentusche auf Papier (Blattmaß 485:295 mm). Unter Passepartout (615:430 mm). Die schöne Dedikationszeichnung zeigt Apoll, auf eine geborstene Schrifttafel weisend. Auf derselben findet sich ein 21zeiliges kalligraphiertes Festgedicht: "Apollo spielt, die Gegend hört | Den Wunderklang der reinen Leyer; | Mir ist kein gleiches Glück beschert, | Ich lodre nicht in gleichem Feuer, | Nur Ehrfurcht ist's und wahre Treue | Die ich der Grosen Fürstin weyhe | [.]". Der Steinblock, auf dem Apolls Leier ruht, trägt außerdem eine 15zlg. Widmung "Der Durchlauchtigsten Fürstin und Frau, Frau Charlotten Amalien, Herzogin zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve und Berg auch Engern und Westphalen, Landgräfin zu Thüringen, Marggräfin zu Meissen, gefürsteten Gräfin zu Henneberg, Gräfin zu der Marck und Ravensberg, Frau zu Ravenstein, gebornen Landgräfin zu Hessen, Fürstin zu Hersfeld, Gräfin zu Katzenelnbogen, Diez, Ziegenhain, Nidda, Schaumburg und Hanau, auch Sayn und Witgenstein [.]"; am Schluß der Widmung vom Gratulanten Heinrich David Trinks in millimeterhoher Schrift signiert. Das Motiv von etwas Pflanzenstaffage eingerahmt; im Hintergrund ein Monopteros. Außerhalb des Rahmens vom sonst nicht nachgewiesenen Zeichner signiert: "Calamo delin." (nicht im AKL). - Charlotte Amalie (1730-1801) war die Tochter des Landgrafen Karl I. von Hessen-Philippsthal und seiner Gemahlin Christine von Sachsen-Eisenach. 1750 heiratete sie 20jährig den 43 Jahre älteren Herzog Anton Ulrich von Sachsen-Meiningen, dem sie in der verbleibenden Zeitspanne seines Lebens noch acht Kinder schenkte. 1763 übernahm sie als Vormund ihrer Söhne die Regentschaft im Herzogtum, das finanziell und wirtschaftlich völlig ruiniert war. Aufgrund ihrer straffen Reformen und Sparmaßnahmen, ihres wirtschaftlichen Wiederaufbaus und ihrer Förderung des geistigen Lebens gilt sie als "Retterin des Herzogtums". Die beliebte und volksverbundene Herzogin wurde nicht in der Fürstengruft, sondern gemäß ihrem Wunsch auf dem städtischen Friedhof begraben. - Hübsche Zeichnung als Jubiläumsgabe, womöglich auch Vorzeichnung für einen Kupferstich. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Anecdotes of painting in England; with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr. George Vertue; and now digested and published from his original MSS. by Mr. Horace Walpole [with] A catalogue of engravers, Who have been born, or resided in England; digested by Mr. Horace Walpole From the Mss. of Mr. George Vertue; To which is added An Account of the life and works of the latter

      Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill [through 1771] MDCCLXII. [1762], [Twickenham] - Complete in five volumes, all first editions (one of only 300 sets, according to Hazen), dated 1762, 1762, 1763, 1763, and 1771, with 110 full-page copper-engraved plates. 4to, in half sheets: xiii, [2], 168, [14, appendix], [6, index], errata leaf; [2], 158, [51, appendix], [7, index], [1, errata]; [2], 155, [3, appendix], [8, index], final leaf, often absent (per Hazen) and usually bound in vol. II, of advertisements of Vertue's catalogues of pictures; x, [2], 151, [1, errata], [2, appendix], [6, indexes]; [4, versos blank and in this copy adhered], 128, 14 [Life of Vertu], 20 [list of Vertue's works], [9, index], [1, blank], [final advertisement leaf, as in vol. 3]pp. Vol. 3 bears the imprint: "Strawberry-Hill: printed in the year 1763". Vol. 4 bears the imprint: "Strawberry-Hill: printed by Thomas Kirgate, 1771", and is numbered "Volume the fourth and last." A continuation was issued as ’A catalogue of engravers,' in 1763. Full red straight-grained morocco, the covers framed with a single gilt fillet, the turn-ins decorated with a gilt leaf roll, the spines, in six compartments, lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, red silk page markers. A splendid set, the bindings tight and square, with spines darkened and gilt dulled; internally, wide-margined pages, generally clean and fresh, some plates moderately foxed, less than skillful repair to title page of catalogue of engravers. Walpole, 14. Hazen, Strawberry Hill, 10. Lowndes 2819 (calling the plates of this edition "Infinitely superior"). Gibson's Library, p. 280. Late in life, Walpole described the Anecdotes as ‘the only thing I ever published of any use.' It was mainly based on the archives (40 volumes of manuscripts relating to English painters, sculptors, engravers, and architects ) he purchased from the widow of the engraver George Vertue in 1758, which Walpole wrote contained ‘an infinite quantity of new and curious things.' (ODNB) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exquisite piece of burgundy velvet from General George Washington?s cloak, from the Lear family

      Irregular shaped piece of burgundy velvet measuring 4" long and 2.5" at it's widest, also includes a 1" strip of selvage edging. Accompanied by an identification on watermarked laid paper, 7? x 4.5?, penned in late 18th or early 19th century: ?A Piece of Mr. Washington?s Cloak ?" ?From lot 2134 of the February 5, 2010 James D. Julia Sale of items from the Tobias Lear family.Colonel Tobias Lear (1762-1816) was George Washington?s trusted friend and personal secretary from 1784 until Washington?s death in 1799. Lear was at Mount Vernon when Washington died. This was Lear?s diary entry: ?About ten o?clk, Saturday December 14, 1799, Washington made several attempts to speak to me before he could effect it, at length he said,--?I am just going. Have me decently buried; and do not let my body be put into the Vault in less than two days after I am dead.? I bowed assent. He then looked at me again and said, ?Do you understand me?? I replied ?Yes.? ?Tis well? said he.?Six photocop

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        L'anti-financier, ou relevé de quelques-unes des malversations dont se rendent journellement coupables les fermiers généraux, & des vexations qu'ils commettent dans les provinces: Servant de réfutation d'un écrit intitulé: Lettre servant de Réponse aux Remontrances du Parlement de Bordeaux; précédée d'une epitre au parlement de France, Accompagnée de Notes Historiques. [BOUND AFTER:] Oeuvres diverses: Poesie; Eloge de Maurice Comte de Saxe; Eloge de Henri-François Daguesseau; Eloge de René Duguay-Trouin. [TWO WORKS IN ONE].

      Amsterdam, n.p. 1762 - - - COMPLETE TITLE: L'anti-financier, ou relevé de quelques-unes des malversations dont se rendent journellement coupables les fermiers généraux, & des vexations qu'ils commettent dans les provinces: Servant de réfutation d'un écrit intitulé: Lettre servant de Réponse aux Remontrances du Parlement de Bordeaux; précédée d'une epitre au parlement de France, Accompagnée de Notes Historiques. [BOUND AFTER:] Oeuvres diverses: Poesie; Eloge de Maurice Comte de Saxe; Eloge de Henri-François Daguesseau; Eloge de René Duguay-Trouin. [TWO WORKS IN ONE]. Two works in 6 parts bound in one. Octavo. Oeuvres diverses: Two books in 4 parts. Pp. (ii) blank, half-title, (iv), 70; 175, (1) blank. Charming engraved illustration to title, title printed in red and black. L'anti-financier: Two parts in one. Pp. (ii) half-title (Explication de l'estampe on verso), 60; 107, (3) blank. Plus handsome allegorical frontispiece. Decorative head-pieces, footnotes. Hardcover, bound in full speckled calf, spine gilt extra in compartments between raised band, 2 gilt lettered crimson morocco labels, gilt French fillet to sides, gilt inside dentelles and boards' edges, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, neat contemporary manuscript inscription to first blank prelim, green ribbon marker, leather bit chafed and blemished in places, corner-tips worn. Overall a nice copy in a very good condition (old oval stamp to title). ~ First issue of the first edition of "L'anti-financier". The exceptional collation of 2 books in one should be notes. See Conlon 63:751, Kress 6086; Goldsmiths 9873; Higgs 3017; INED 1276. Attributed to Edme-François Darigrand (Cf. NUC pre-1956) (ca. 1735-1771). Occassionally attributed to Jean-Baptiste Darigrand (Cf. London School of Economics). Of this edition, without specifying the issue, KVK lists only Union Catalog Southwest Germany with one copy, and British Union Catalog COPAC with 6 copies, all but one (National Library of Wales) with 104 pp. only. "Oeuvres diverses" was published in Amsterdam, E. van Harrevelt, 1762. Antoine Léonard Thomas (1732-1785).

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        Profecia politica, verificada en lo que està sucediendo a los Portugueses por su ciega aficion a los Ingleses. Hecho luego despues del Terremoto del año de mil setecientos cinquenta y cinco.

      Madrid, Imprenta de la Gaceta, 1762. - Woodcut vignette on title page. Woodcut tailpieces. (1 l.), cxxvi pp. 4°, later limp vellum. Some foxing. On the whole in very good condition. Small heraldic booktag on front free endleaf recto, with motto "Et nunc et semper." ---- FIRST EDITION, apparently first issue, of this little known but extremely important work on political economics, with discussions of Brazilian gold mines (Chapters VII and XII-XIII), the pernicious influence of the English, Luso-Brazilian trade, industry and commerce, as well as on Portugal's government, agriculture, and military and naval strength. On pages cxv-cxxvi is the @Relacion historica del terremoto de Lisboa, describing the fatalities and damage of the 1755 earthquake.In 1762 the same sheets were issued by the same printer, but with a different and much more descriptive title: @Discurso politico sobre las ventajas que pueden sacar los Portugueses de sus ultimas desgracias, separandose de los Ingleses; y en el que se descubren los medios de que há usado la Inglaterra para arruinar à Portugal. Siguese à este Discurso una Relacion historica del terremoto de Lisboa de primero de Noviembre de 1755, con una Relacion por menor de la pèrdida de hombres, iglesias, palacios, conventos, casas, muebles, mercaderìas, diamantes, &c. Other editions (with the title @Profecia politica) appeared at Seville, 1762 and Calatayud, 1762 ("reimpresso del exemplar de Madrid"). Despite the fact that so many editions appeared in 1762, the work is extremely rare and little known.During the Peninsular War the work appeared several more times (under the title @Profecia politica): Madrid, 1808 and Mexico, 1808, and a Portuguese translation of Lisbon, 1808 (for which see Ayres Magalhães de Sepulveda, @Diccionario bibliográfico da Guerra Peninsular III, 115). These editions are also rare.---- Palau 238351. Duarte de Sousa I, 547. Not in Borba de Moraes, Sabin or Kress (nor is the @Discurso). NUC: NcD, RPJCB, InU, ICN, CtY; the Lisbon, 1808 translation is located at DLC, CU-B, RPJCB, NjP, TxU; the @Discurso is not listed. Porbase locates 3 copies, all at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (one in "mau estado"). Copac locates copies at University of London-ULRLS, National Library of Scotland. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Citizen of the World on Letters from a Chinese Philosopher residing in London to his friends in the East.

      London: by J. Newberry 1762 - FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. 2 volumes, our copy with the following issue points, "Printed for the Author" on titlepage, page "vii" misnumbered "v" in volume 1 and the "i" in the catchword "mazing" on page 11 in volume 2 is out of alignment. Bound in early full speckled calf, raised bands, gilt lettered spines, head and foot of spine of volume 1 rubbed with some slight loss, hinges rubbed but covers firmly attached, text clean and bright throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Joannis Baskerville. Birminghamiae. 1762 - FIRST BASKERVILLE EDITION. 6mo. (6.3 x 3.7 inches). viii,300, Errata leaf, Publishers advert leaf. Engraved frontis and title page. A bright clean copy in a fine contemporary leather binding of full red sheep. Spine with raised bands, each with diagonal gilt lines. Compartments fully decorated with gilt lattice design inside double gilt rules. Green title label, gilt. Triple ruled and double decorative gilt borders to the boards. Board edges decorated in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A lovely copy of this beautifully printed book and an attractive 18th century binding.

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        Voyage de Paris à St. Cloud par mer, et retour de St. Cloud à Paris par terre. Quatrième édition, revue, corrigée & augmentée, avec une Carte très-exacte, dont le plan a été levé sur les lieux

      Duchesne, Paris 1762 - Deux parties en un volume petit in-8 (174 x 104 mm), veau fauve, dos lisse orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, triple filet entourant les plats, filet de coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Carte dépliante gravée. Ex-libris de Mme Charles de Lacharrière. (charnière supérieure fendue, coiffes et coins usés, quelques rousseurs). // Two parts in one small octavo volume (174 x 104 mm), fawn calf, smooth spine tooled, red morocco label, gilt triple fillet border on covers, fillet on turns-in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Engraved folding map. Bookplate of Mme Charles de Lacharrière. (upper hinge cracked, spine extremities and corners uses, some spots).

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        Military Maritime History - 50 plates): Marine Militaire Ou Recueil Des Differens Vaisseax Qui Servent a la Guerre, Suivis Des Defense Des Portes.

      Chez L'Auteur (Ozanne; Rue St. Thomas du Louvre) 1762 - Large 8vo, later vellum spine with cloth boards, complete with all 50 engraved, b&w, numbered plates (some are actually text, in French), plus the engraved title and dedication (Le Duc De Choiseui) pages. Endpapers intact, with very little browning and foxing, with heavy laid paper. There are some very small and uniformly spaced pinholes in the left margin, from the old threaded binding. The plates are quite attractive, with their own explanatory texts on the page. This 'textbook' was produced in 1762, six years after he had been appointed Dessinateur de la Marine. He is known for his many maritime drawings (ports, naval battles, construction- like the current plates which show ships, battle formations and views). Ozanne was something of a child prodigy draughtsman, as by age 10 he was working at the Brest arsenal. Many of his original drawings are housed in Paris, at the Musee de la Marine, and the Cabinet des Dessins (Louvre). (Reference : Polak 7234). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Peregrinaçam de Fernão Mendez Pinto que consta de muitas e muy estranhas cousas que vio e ouvio no Reyno da China, no da Tartaria, no de Pegù, no de Martauão, e em outros muitos Reynos, e Senhorios das partes Orientaes

      Joam de Aquino Rulhoens, Lisbon 1762 - x+428 pages. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8") bound in original leather binding with raised bands and gilt label to spine. Edited by Antonio Tenreiro. In double column pages issued without map. First published in 1614. Fernão Mendes Pinto was a Portuguese explorer and writer. His exploits are known through the posthumous publication of his memoir Pilgrimage Peregrinação in 1614, an autobiographical work whose truthfulness is nearly impossible to assess. The tale of his adventures was written after the fact, according to Pinto's memories of the events, and for that reason it may be open to doubt as a completely accurate historical source. However, it well documents the impact of the Asian civilizations on the Europeans and constitutes a perfectly realistic analysis of Portuguese action in the Orient, far more realistic than the one made by Luís de Camões in The Lusiads. The most controversial of his claims is that of having been the first European to land in Japan and the introduction of the arquebus. Despite the impossibility of proving these specific assertions, there is little doubt that Pinto was among the first Europeans in Japan, and therefore his account may be considered more reliable than other books describing this period that were written long afterwards. Another controversial claim, that he fought in Java against the Muslims, has been analyzed by various historians. The Dutch historian P. A. Tiele, who wrote in 1880, did not believe Pinto was present during the campaign, but rather that he wrote his information from secondhand sources. Even so, Tiele admits Pinto's account cannot be disregarded because of the lack of alternative information about Javanese history during the time period; despite the doubts over Pinto's accuracy, his viewpoint may represent the only authoritative source in existence. Maurice Collis, a modern expert on Asian affairs who lived in the area for twenty years, holds the opinion that Fernão's accounts, while not entirely true, remain essentially true with respect to the basic events. Because of this Collis considers Pinto's work the most complete European account of 16th century Asian history. Condition: Some worming to the leather and internal gutters, leather scuffed and cracked at back heal corners, rubbing to raised spine areas, spine head chipped away. Red underling in pencil through out else a good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera Minora Emendata, Aucta, et Renovata (Anatomica ad partes corporis humani; Ad generationem (2 parts); Opuscula patholigica).

      Grasset, Lausanne 1762 - Opera Minora Emendata, Aucta, et Renovata (Anatomica ad partes corporis humani; Ad generationem (2 parts); Opuscula patholigica). Lausanne: Grasset, 1762, 1767, 1768. 3 vols. 4to (244 x 196 mm), xxii, [2], 608 p., 13 engraved plates (some folding); vi, 311, [6], 312-607 pp, 6 engraved plates (some folding), 1 table; 388 pp., 17 engraved plates (some folding), titles printed in red and black, double medallion frontispiece with the author's portrait on title in vol. 1, contemporary vellum, morocco labels to spine. Ex library notes in script to endpapers, ink stamp to title and lower corner of some pages and plates, some marginal paper flaws. Provenance: Ex Bibliotheca D. Vincentii Tedaldi, Petralia, 1790; Ignazio Carapezza, Palermo. A nice copy and complete with all the plates present (there is no separate engraved frontispiece called for). ---- Garrison-Morton 534; Eimas, Heirs of Hippocrates 889; Osler 1156; Choulant, p. 289-291; Lundsgaard 460; Bibliographia Halleriana; Wellcome III/199; Blake 196 and Waller 4014. - RARE FIRST EDITION, first issue of vol. 1 with the double medaillon engraving on title. This work marks the beginning of scientific teratology. Haller himself esteemed this work as among his best productions. With the many scientific corrections which Haller was able to present to anatomists, owing to his exact investigations and to his studies under Albinus, he was bound to make pictorial representations of anatomic preparations the main object of his care. His illustrations are therefore very numerous. They are very clear, vivid, highly exact, and artistic. The greater part of them had been scattered through his many writings and these were later collected by Haller himself under the title «Opera minora.». Haller himself esteemed this work and his 'Icones' as among his best productions (Choulant). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1. 'Plan der Action bei Soldendon in Pommern mit den Russn und Preiss 15. Oct. 1762'. 2. 'Plan der Affeir bey Pyritz mit denen Rusen und Preisen 1759, den 8.May'. Zwei große farbige Pläne in Tusche und Aquarell auf Papier, ohne Faltspuren, undatiert (zweite Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts, wohl vor 1770), unsigniert. Die Maße der ersten Karte 45,4 cm x 56 cm, die Maße der zweiten 45 cm x 55,6 cm. Dargestellt sind Orte, Befestigungsanlagen und die Schlachtenaufstellung von Truppen in einer Seenlandschaft, die Bezeichnungen der Orte und Truppen jeweils in dekorativer Titelkartusche. Allerdings sind diese Angaben offensichtlich weitgehend fiktiv, so läßt sich ein Ort "Soldendon", nach bisherigen Recherchen, in Pommern nicht nachweisen. Die Zeichnu

      - Die Entstehung der beiden Karten ist durchaus im Kontext einer kartographisch-militärischen Ausbildung zu denken, dafür sprechen Ausführung, aber auch Fehler und Schwächen in der Zeichnung. Die bekannten, zu Übungszwecken hergestellten, fiktiven Schlachtentopographien des 18. Jahrhunderts beschränken sich allerdings auf die eher schematische Darstellung von Orten und Gebäuden, während die vorliegenden Karten diese geradezu in den Mittelpunkt rücken. Thema in beiden Karten ist eine fiktive Auseinandersetzung zwischen Russen und Preußen in Pommern, sicherlich entstanden vor dem realen Hintergrund des Siebenjährigen Krieges. Besonderheiten und Datierung: Zu 1): "Soldendon in Pommern" ist ein rein fiktiver Ort. Weder gab es eine Stadt, noch ein Schloss dieses Namens. Das Schloss auf der Karte ist scheinbar an einer Küstenlinie situiert. An seinem Fuße ist eine Wassermühle mit zwei Wasserrädern - vielleicht sogar eine Pulvermühle - gezeichnet, die es in einer solchen Region nicht geben kann. Auch andere, eingezeichnete Orte wie "Ortenstein" sind in Pommern nicht nachweisbar. Im Vorfeld der Burg scheinen wahllos die preußischen wie russischen Linien in die Landschaft gesetzt worden zu sein, ohne auf Gelände oder Taktik besonderen Wert zu legen. Dargestellt sind zwei sehr große Armeen. Die Russen zeichnen sich durch zahlreiche Regimenter, mehrere Kavallerie- und Kosacken-Einheiten aus und sind zudem mit 38 Geschützen ausgestattet. Ähnliches gilt für die Preußen, die als "Preissen" bezeichnet werden. Der Darstellung nach müßte es sich um Armeen mit mehreren tausend Mann handeln, vor allem in Anbetracht der in der Legende aufgelisteten Verluste. Hier ist die Rede von einem Verlust von 4000 Mann auf Seiten der Preußen, eine Zahl die der Militärgeschichte wohl nicht unbekannt geblieben wäre. Für den fiktiven Charakter der Darstellung spricht aber besonders die Datierung dieser Begegnung für den 15. Oktober 1762, einem Zeitpunkt, zu dem Rußland keine Truppen in Pommern hatte und zum anderen seit mehr als zwei Jahren die kriegerischen Handlungen gegen Preußen eingestellt hatte. Zu 2): Im Gegensatz zu Soldendon handelt es sich bei Pyritz um einen realen Ort unweit vom heutigen polnischen Szczecin und Stargard Szczecinski, in der Nähe des großen Madüsees (poln. Miedwie, früher auch großer Stargarder See). Nur läßt sich die in der Karte gezeichnete Topographie heute nicht mehr erahnen. Der Zeichner hat den See und die Landschaft so wiedergegeben, wie diese vor 1770 zu sehen waren. Auf heutigen Karten, in denen der See mit einer Größe von 35 km verzeichnet ist, ist die ursprüngliche Weite des Sees von fast 60 km nicht mehr nachzuvollziehen. 1770 wurde David Gilly von Friedrich II. mit der Melioration des Gebietes betraut und begann mit der Umformung der gesamten Landschaft. Grundlage der vorliegenden Karte ist diese Landschaft eindeutig vor den Maßnahmen Gillys. Schloss Pyritz wie auch die umliegenden Orte sind perspektivisch und mit zahlreichen Details versehen dargestellt. Doch auch hier bahnte sich die Fiktion ihren Weg auf das Papier: taktisch ist eine Schlacht zwischen Russen und Preußen dargestellt, die am 8. Mai 1759 stattgefunden haben soll. Auch hier läßt sich in den Quellen und in der Literatur nichts über ein größeres Gefecht, wie in der Karte dargestellt, für diesen Zeitpunkt sagen. Zwar war das Gebiet um Stettin und Pyritz besonders in den Jahren von 1758 und 1759 besonders stark von russischen Truppen, insbesondere Kosacken, heimgesucht. Zu einem solch großen Truppenaufmarsch kam es jedoch nie. Dies gilt besonders für den Mai 1759, da die russischen Truppen in Ostpreußen überwinterten und zum Juni und Juli des Jahres im Großraum Posen (Poznan) konzentriert wurden. Allenfalls könnte es sich vielleicht um ein kleineres Gefecht handeln; Genaueres müßten weitere Recherchen ergeben. Zustand: Die ursprünglich sicherlich blaue Farbe der Gewässer hat sich alterungsbedingt verdunkelt, von wenigen kleinen Randläsuren abgesehen wohlerhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Esprit des loix de la tactique et de différentes Institutions militaires, ou notes Contenant plusieurs nouveaux Systèmes dur l'Art de la Guerre Avec un Mémoire Militaire sur les Tartares et les Chinois, ou l'on trouve une composition des Opérations Militaires de ces deux Nations.

      chez Pierre Gosse,, A La Haye, 1762 - Due volumi di cm. 25, pp. (4) xvi, 160; (4) 196. Frontespizi in rosso e nero con belle vignette centrali e 56 belle tavole incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo (raffiguranti schieramenti di battaglia, cannoni, macchine da guerra, accampamenti, ecc). Legatura del tempo (rimontata) in cart. ricoperto di carta colorata e con titoli manoscritti su tasselli ai dorsi. Tagli marmorizzati. Qualche sporadica macchietta, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione. Si tratta dell'edizione originale di quest'opera che comprende, nel primo volume, vari scritti di interesse militare, mentre il secondo contiene: "Analyse de l'art de la guerre", il "Nouveau système sur l'artillerie" e "Les mémoires sur les Tartares et les Chinois". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Esprit des Loix de la Tactique et des différentes Institutions Militaires, ou Notes. contenant plusieurs nouveaux Systêmes sur l'Art de la Guerre. Commentées par M. de Bonneville. Avec un Mémoire Militaire sur les Tartares & les Chinois.

      Chez Pierre Gosse,, a La Haye, 1762 - 2 voll. in-4° (260x195), pp. (6), XVI, 160; (6), 196; bella legatura coeva in piena pelle coeva marmorreggiata con triplice ordine di filetti dorati a bordare il perimetro dei piatti. Dorsi (rifatti nel secolo decimonono) a cinque nervi decorati in oro con titolo, filetti, fregi e segnatura di volume in oro entro scomparti. Tagli marmorizzati, sguardie in marmoreggiatura blu cupo, frontespizi impressi in rosso e nero con vignette allegoriche incise su rame da G. Sibelius. Complessive 56 magnifiche tavole calcografiche ripiegate f.t. con raffigurazioni di strumenti e di disposizioni militari. Testatine e capilettera istoriati incisi su rame. Esemplare ad ampi margini e ottimamente conservato, con bruniture e fioriture sparse quanto lievi. Seconda edizione (la prima è del 1756) di queste note di teoria militare di Maurizio di Sassonia (Goslar, 1696-Chambord, 1750), ampliate e rielaborate da Zacharie Pazzi de Bonneville (Lione, 1710-ivi, 1780), già editore, l'anno prima, delle "Rêveries" dello stesso maresciallo tedesco. Conlon, 62, 1166. 2 volumes in 4to (260x195), pp. (6), XVI, 160; (6), 196; bice contemporary binding in full marbled leather with spines rebacked in the Nineteenth Century. 56 magnificent folded plates engraved on copper out of text depicting arms and military dispositions. Head-pieces and initial letters engraved on copper. Tall copy in very nice conditions, with only some light foxing. Second edition (the first edition was printed in 756) of this military treatise by Maurice of Saxe [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        'Tabula Geographica sistens Territorium Liberae Sacri Romani Imperii Civitatis Svevo-Hallensis in suas Praefecturas divisum unacum finitimis Regionibus delinetata a Mattheo Ferdinand Cnopf et edita cura Homannianorum Heredum A°. 1762':.

      . Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Matthaeus Ferdinand Cnopf b. Homann Erben in Nürnberg, dat. 1762, 46,5 x 55,5. Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 275. - Zeigt den Großraum Schwäbisch-Hall zwischen Gaildorf, Kupferzell, Crailsheim u. Murrhardt. - Oben links Titelkartusche. - Oben rechts Kartusche mit Erklärungen. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        A Memoir, Explanatory of the Chart and Survey of the County of London-Derry, Ireland

      4to. Dark grey paper over boards with paper spine label. xvi, 359pp. Foldout frontispiece, foldout map, 6 full-page plates (as called for). Good plus. Though tight-hinged and quite handleable, the upper paper portion (only) of the binding has been irregularly stripped off for the uppermost 1"-2" and the rest of the binding is quite edgeworn; internally this is a near fine copy, clean and quite handsome -- the foldout frontispiece and foldout map are superb and all of the plates are pristine. First edition. Sampson (1762-1827) was not only an influential long-time clergyman of the region, but a respected chemist and botanist as well. In 1813 he published an important chart of the county that featured geological sections, and followed it up with this supplemental "Memoir," the most thorough study of this second largest city in Northern Ireland. Quite scarce. A good candidate for rebinding, though "as is" it's serviceable.

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        The Citizen of the World on Letters from a Chinese Philosopher residing in London to his friends in the East

      London: by J. Newberry, 1762. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. 2 volumes, our copy with the following issue points, "Printed for the Author" on titlepage, page "vii" misnumbered "v" in volume 1 and the "i" in the catchword "mazing" on page 11 in volume 2 is out of alignment. Bound in early full speckled calf, raised bands, gilt lettered spines, head and foot of spine of volume 1 rubbed with some slight loss, hinges rubbed but covers firmly attached, text clean and bright throughout.

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        Contes et Nouvelles en Vers.

      Fermiers-generaux Edition 2 vols 8vo,Vol. 1. xiv, (2), 268, (4) [last leaf blank], portrait of La Fontaine, 39 eng. plates, Vol.2. (2), viii, (2), 306, (6) [last leaf blank], 16 pp, portrait of Eisen, 41 eng. plates, (but a total of 86 plates; see below) culs-de-lampe by Choffard, text and plates ruled in red throughout, occasional very slight foxing, bound, circa 1780, in blue morocco, gilt multi-roll borders of dots, greek key pattern, and flowers, spines gilt in six compartments, turn-ins gilt, doublures of pink watered silk with borders in gilt, a.e.g, pink silk ribbon markers, by Alexis Pierre Bradel, with his ticket in Vol.1.

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        Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Editio secunda, aucta. I-II.

      1762 - Stockholm, L. Salvius, 1762-63. 8:o. (16),784 + (2),785-1684,(64) pp. Title pages printed in red and black. Two worn contemporary full calf volumes with raised bands, richly gilt spines, red morocco spine labels and sprinkled edges. Spines with superficial crackes and slightly rubbed. In part II a minor dark stain in the text on pp. 1035-36 and a few smaller stains in outer lower corner on pp. 1557-58. In the concluding unpaginated part, a small but quite intense stain in the lower margin on leaf Rrrrr4-6. With Carl Aurivillius' signature dated 1766. From the library of Vegeholm. Soulsby A catalogue of the works of Linnæus 500. Krok Bibliotheca botanica suecana 6. Portrait missing as usual. Apart from "Systema naturæ", "Species plantarum" is the central work of Linnæus. The first edition was published in 1753 and Linnæus considered it his major masterpiece. All botanic literature has a firm foundation in the "Species plantarum", although it was not until 1905 that its system of binominal nomenclature was determined on a botanic congress to be "eternally valid". Carl Aurivillius (1717-86) was professor of oriental languages at Uppsala university and had a lot of contact with his colleague Linnaeus. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Du Contract Social; ou,] Principes du droit politique

      Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey,, 1762. Octavo (197 x 120 mm). Contemporary tan half calf, smooth spine ruled in gilt, paper label lettered in gilt, tan paper sides speckled in black, Engraved title vignette by B. Bolomey, with the name of the printer (C. Boily) indistinct as usual. Two small contemporary inscriptions, to front pastedown and front free endpaper, boards rubbed, head of spine a little chipped, corners of endpapers tanned, faint watermark to fore margin of half-title and title, occasional light spots to text. An excellent copy. The letters sent by Rousseau to his publisher, Marc Michel Rey, establish that variant A was abandoned in favour of variant B, which became the definitive version. The changes the author required concern the title page and the last pages. The title vignette of variant A copies depicts Justice but Rousseau wrote to Rey asking for a vignette of Liberty based on the one that had been used in Inégalités (1755), although he found the illustration distasteful, as it made the allegorical figure look like "une grosse joufflue". Rousseau subsequently found the title page too crowded, hence the move in variant B of the first half of the title ("Du Contract Social") to the half-title, where it is followed by a semicolon. Fearing it might cause the book to be censored in France the 24-line note on civil marriage at the end of the text was removed in variant B, thus suppressing p. 324. "The Contract Social remains Rousseau's greatest work. With no particular learning, no gift for logic, and a total lack of practical experience, he yet contrived to write a work of compelling eloquence (...) His work had the most profound influence on the political thinking of the generation following its publication" (PMM).

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        Carte Hydrographique de la Bay de Cadix

      Paris 1762. Karte zeigt die Bucht von Cadix, koloriert, Kupferstich, 56 x 87. Zustand: Falz oben leicht restauriert

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      [Boston?]. 1762.. 47pp. Gathered signatures, stitched. Contemporary ownership signature at foot of titlepage and on verso. Titlepage stained, with some chips and tears around the edges. Text evenly tanned. Good. Evans notes that this pamphlet is attributed to Noah Welles in Dexter's YALE GRADUATES. "An amusing and very cleverly written satire on the Church of England and its form of worship. Noah Welles, pastor of the church at Stamford, Conn., was an ardent supporter of Puritanism against Episcopacy. He graduated from Yale in 1741, and all his life was prominent in its affairs. On the death of Thomas Clap he was seriously considered as his successor for president of the College. The above work ranks as an extremely fine example of early American humor and satire" - Lathrop Harper. Relatively scarce in the market. EVANS 9302. ESTC W21659. SABIN 102573. LATHROP HARPER CATALOGUE 169:1397.

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        Sagan om Ingwar Widtfarne och hans son Swen, från gamla isländskan öfwersatt, och undersökning om wåre runstenars ålder, i anledning af samma saga, samt företal om sagans trowärdighet; hwaruti de förr hos oss utgifna sagors wärde tillika stadfästes.

      Altsammans, til nordiska historiens och språkets förbättring, utgifwet af Nils Reinhold Brocman. Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1762. 4:o. (2),XLIV,131,133-37,137-280,(6) s. Med runavbildningar i texten. Samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind, sparsamt guldornerad rygg, ljusbrun titeletikett och röda snitt. Klistermarmorerade pärmsidor. Några ytliga sprickor på ryggen och nötningar på titeletiketten. Märken efter ett avlägsnat exlibris på insidan av främre pärmen. Enstaka lager- och småfläckar samt några få markeringar i texten. Titelbladet med en liten reva i inre marginalen, de första bladen med ett litet maskhål i inre marginalen, pappersförluster i övre marginalen på s. 85-87 och en mindre bläckplump i yttermarginalen på s. 99-104.. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 2615. Fiske Icelandic collection s. 644. Afzelius Svenska skrifter rörande Island s. 60. Med isländsk-svensk parallelltext. Den romerska pagineringsföljden upptas av en diskussion om sagans trovärdighet och den försvaras gentemot bl.a. Biörner. Själva sagan upptar s. 1-48 och är sammanskriven vid 1100-talets slut av den isländska benediktinermunken, historikern och författaren Odd Snorreson, även kallad Oddur Munk. På s. 49-280 utreder Brocman de nordiska runstenarnas ålder och innehåll, inte minst de s.k. Ingvarsstenarna. Nils Reinhold Brocman (1731-70) var assessor och translator i Antikvitetskollegiet och bl.a. medarbetare till Berch. Han hade 1753-54 arbetat som kopist åt J. Langebek, som låtit trycka det arnamagnæanska manuskript på isländska, vilket Brocmans utgåva bygger på

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        Plan der Reichsstadt Nürnberg mit Legende und Schilderung der Ereignisse im Jahr 1762. Unten rechts kl. Ansicht (3,1 x 7,8 cm) der Stadt. Altkolor. Kupferstichkarte 22 x 36,5 cm. um 1762.

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      [Bookseller: Antiquariat K. Schöneborn]
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        La nouvelle maison rustique, ou economie generale de tous les biens de campagne. Huitieme edition, augmentee considerablement, & mise en meilleur ordre.

      MDCCLXII (1762).. 1 Bl., III S., 2 Bll., 916 S.; 4 Bll., 894 S., 13 Bll. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 37 (4 gefalt.) Kupfertafeln sowie 32 Textholzschnitte. Ldr. d. Zt. mit RVerg. und goldgepr. RSch. Francais;. Bitting S. 287. - Vicaire Sp. 521. - Vgl. Güntz II, 2. (EA 1700); Mennessier de la Lance II, 110 (Anm.); Graesse IV, 209 (spät. Ausg.). - Achte Ausgabe des mehrfach verlegten landwirtschafltichen Werkes. - Enthält Beschreibungen zu landwirtschaftl. Gebäuden, Pferden, Rindvieh, Ziegen und Schweinen sowie zum Feldbau, zur Waldwirtschaft und zur Fischerei, Jagd, Küche und Hauswirtschaft. L. Liger (1658-1717) verfasste zahlr. Werke zur Landwirtschaft, Gartenbau und landwirtschaftl. Ökonomie. - Vereinzelt gering fleckig, 3 Taf. am Rand beschnitten. Einbd. berieben, stellenw. gering beschabt, Rücken von Bd. I mit 2 kl. Wurmlöchern. Sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Bitte beachten Sie: Wegen des hohen Gewichtes (3,900kg) sind die Versandkosten so hoch!!!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat "Kochkunst Bibliothek"]
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        Contes et Nouvelles en Verse

      A Amsterdam" [i.e. Paris: : Barbou], 1762. First edition. The famous "Fermiers Généraux" edition. Two volumes, full red crushed levant morocco, gilt spines and sides, a.e.g. by Trautz-Bauzonnet, light wear to edges, but a beautiful set. 6-3/4 x 4-1/4 inches. Russell Gray ex libris. Contains 80 full page plates by Charles Eisen, with 53 tailpieces and 4 vignette-fleurons by Pierre-Phillippe Choffard. Cohen-de Ricci 558-571. Ray, The Art of the French Illustrated Book, 26: "The Fermiers Generaux, an association of the members of which had charge of gathering certain kinds of taxes, formed 'the first financial company in the kingdom.' Seeking to affirm their position, they commissioned this edition of La Fontaine's broad and spirited tales, a suitable choice for men of affairs who had recently risen to prominence and did not pretend to refined and delicate taste. They were determined that the book should be the best of its kind . 'one of the handsomest disbursements of witty and sensual money of Louis XV's reign' . Eisen's eighty designs for La Fontaine are the liveliest and most adroit that he ever drew. Thoroughly at home with the varied action of these lusty stories - their love passsages, their intrigues, their practical jokes - he is also expert in choosing the moment in each that will best serve his purpose as an illustrator. Choffard's fifty-three tailpieces and four vignette fleurons form a perfect compliment to Eisen's plates.

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        Rosa IV, The Single Eglatine or Sweet Briarbush

      Nuremberg 1762 - Etching, with engraving, coloured by hand, by J.M. Seligmann. Very good condition. A very fine image from the work described by Dunthorne as 'one of the finest records of the cultivated flowers of the period' and by Blunt (p. 166) as 'one of the most decorative florilegia of the mid-eighteenth century.' A complete copy of this work sold for almost $1,000,000 in London in 2002. The great characteristic of this beautiful plate, from Trew's Hortus Nitidissimus , is the way in which the watercolour and bodycolour painting almost entirely eclipses the engraved lines. Although the work was actually started by Johann Michael Seligmann (1720-1762), the engravings were based on the collection of flower drawings owned by the botanist and bibliophile Christoph Trew, a distinguished physician of Nuremberg. Georg Ehret (1708-1770), who enjoyed Trew's patronage from 1732 and traveled widely on his behalf before settling in London in 1736, produced the designs for 40 of the eventual total of 188 plates. The remainder were drawn up by a team of local artists, including J.C. Keller, Professor of Drawing at Erlangen University, the court painter Nikolaus Eisenberger, and A.L. Wirsing. Cf. Brunet V, 943; cf. Dunthorne 310; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p. 144; cf. Harvard Arnold , p. 700; cf. Johnston Cleveland 493; cf. Nissen BBI 1995; cf. Pritzel 9500.

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