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        Chirurgie (Surgery)

      

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

      1763 - Cambridge: John Baskerville, 1763. Folio (495 x 435mm).; bound by the Durham Insect Roll Binder in full contemporary morocco, boards with eleborate gilt borders, including the signatory insect roll within which is a border including bishop's mitre and castle gatehouse tools, spine with raised bands fully gilt in compartments with contrasting red leather lettering piece, gilt rolls to board edges and turn ins, marbled endpapers; pp. [1-6 (xylographic and typographic title with 'lozenge-and-star' ornaments, verso blank, dedication, contents, and subscribers)], [7-716 (Old Testament)], [717-883 (Apocrypha)], [884 (blank)], [885-886 (typographic New Testament part-title with 'lozenge-and-star' ornaments, verso blank)], [887-1123 (New Testament)], [1124 (blank)], [1125-1141 (index)], [1142-1144 (tables of scripture measures, weights, and coins)], [1145-1146 (tables of time, offices, and kindred)]; Some scuffing and abrasions to binding affecting some of the gilt work, internally some occasional light browning and light stains, signs of a removed bookplate, some abrasion and reinforcement to top corner of title-page presumably from the removal of an ink name or insription, small paper repair to inner gutter of title-page, generally a very good copy. This copy was furbished by Bernard Middleton and has his pencil signature at the rear. First Baskerville printed Bible with third version of Subscribers' list (with a manuscript correction to the entry for Lancelot Allgood.) John Baskerville (1706-1775) was appointed University Printer at Cambridge in 1758, and issued a prospectus for his folio Bible the following year. The Cambridge Bible, one of Baskerville's greatest achievements, was published in 1763 in an edition of 1,250 copies, and, although the sales were disappointingly slow and the financial rewards meagre, it came to be regarded as one of the greatest British achievements in book-production. This copy in an elaborate binding by the 'Durham Insect Roll Binder' using the scarce third insect roll recorded on only two other books, another Baskerville Bible in Durham University Library and a copy of Sermons by William Adey in Bishop Cosin's Library also in Durham. The 'Durham Insect Roll Binder' was the principle binder at work in Durham for between two and three decades from about 1740-41. The epithet by which he is known derived from the most distinctive tools associated with his workshop, rolls depicting a variety of naturalistically drawn insects. Three such rolls, used successively, have been linked with him. This binding is similar in stature to the Baskerville Bible in Durham University Library "a much more splendid binding than any other so far associated with this binder" although additionally tooled with bishop's mitre and castellated gatehouse tools. The provenance of the Bible is patchy. There is an ink inscription on the recto of the front free endpaper which reads "Purchased from Mrs Clackson Executrix of her husband John Clackson dec's, successors of Wm Scott Esq of Broad Chase Newcastle. 1796". Below this inscription a sheet of paper has been tipped in with a manuscript fair copy of an entry about Baskerville taken from Johnson's Biographical Magazine. This covers signs of an earlier bookplate and an ink name or inscription has been erased from the title-page. Given the manuscript correction to the address of Lancelot Allgood on the Subscribers' List it is appealing to attribute the original ownership of this Bible to him. This supposition is reinforced when the provenance of the similarly bound Bible which is in Durham University Library is considered. That copy belonged to the Reed family who lived in Chipchase Castle. The Reeds had bought Chipchase Castle from George Allgood, Lancelot Allgood's uncle-in-law who lived in neighbouring Nunwick Hall. There are further links between the families as both Lancelot's son and grandson married into the Reed family. Lancelot Allgood died in 1782. The whereabouts of the Bib [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Chymie (Chemistry)

      1763 - Encyclopà die, ou dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers. Plates vol. 3 Paris (1763) Folio, 253 x 393mm. 50 pages of descriptive text & 23 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 23 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Chymie from volume III of plates. Plates come in two sets. The first of these contains one unnumbered plate titled Laboratoire et Tables des Raports and this is a double, and four further numbered plates, titled Caracteres de Chymie. The second set in this suite has various titles, and the plates are numbered 1-18. The first plate is titled Fourneaux, Ustencilles &c., the following fifteen Chymie, the seventeenth plate Chymie, Cristallisation des Sels, and the penultimate and final plates are also under Chymie. Plate 15 is continued on a second sheet. 2 pages (247 & 249) from volume I of the Encyclopà die (1751) including Comparaison de la chymie avec la poà sie and Causes qui s'opposent aujourd'hui à ses progrà s 30 pages (408-437) from volume III of the Encyclopà die (1753) including information on La chymie en gà nà ral, Les chemistes cà là bres, and L'histoire de la chymie 3 pages (367, 731 & 732) from volume VIII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including La chymie hydraulique de M.le comte de la Garaye, L'influence des astres à tablie dans la chymie par les alchymistes and Rà tablie par Urbain Hierne 1 page (145) from volume IX of the Encyclopà die (1765) including La description d'un laboratoire de chymie 6 pages (272, 339, & 339-342) from volume X of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Arnauld de Villeneuve, Les explications mà chaniques de la dissolution, and Comment la chymie a imità la nature dans la minà ralisation des mà taux 1 page (201) from volume XV of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Partie de la chymie, appellà e simia par les Arabes 1 page (92) from volume XVII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Avantages que la chymie a tirà s de l'invention de verre 1 page (880) from volume III of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1777) which includes La connoissance de la chymie nà cessaire au mà decin 5 pages (336-340) from volume IV of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1777) which includes Union de la chymie & de la physique With some browning to a few leaves. This suite of plates opens with a double-page view of the laboratory, and shows much of the apparatus used therein. A number of tables of elements follow, with their symbols included. Many detailed illustrations of different scientific instruments and devices are shown, with particular attention paid to kilns and crucibles, beakers and balances. Some experiments and their apparatus are shown, including the method for crystallisation. The suite closes with an attractive engraved plate, an allegory of chemistry. Several articles from the text volumes are included with this suite of plates, and among these are some of the contributions of Paul Jacques Malouin, most notably Alchimie and Alchimiste. After entering the French Academy of Sciences, Malouin was appointed Professor of Chemistry at the Jardin du Roi. He later became Mà decin de la Reine and physician to the Dauphine. In 1753 he was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society and in 1767 was made a professor at the Collà ge de France. In 1776 he was appointed professor at the Royal College where he took up the Chair of Medicine. His Treatise of Chemistry (1734) is considered his greatest work, although he was also a prolific Encyclopà dist, contributing to Diderot's Encyclopà die and to Charles-Joseph Panckoucke's Encyclopà die Mà thodique. Other entries include Chymie, Hydraulique, Laboratoire, and Menstrue by Gabriel François Venel, a French doctor, pharmacist and chemist. He was the main contributor to the Encyclopà die for all subjects concerned with chemistry, and his papers became renowned for their somewhat controversial contents, in particular Menstrue. Further papers are by C

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        Le petit flambeau de la mer ou le veritable guide des pilotes cotiers ; Où il est clairement enseigné la maniere de naviguer le long de toutes les Côtes de France, d'Angleterre, d'Irlande, d'Espagne, de Portugal, d'Italie, de Sicile, de Malte, de Corse &

      1763 - petit in-4 de (III), (1 bl.), Le Havre, P.J.D.G. Faure, 1763, , petit in-4 de (III), (1 bl.), 411, (7) pp., plein vélin souple de l'époque, Dernière édition du "routier le plus célèbre de la fin du XVIIe siècle" (Le livre maritime au siècle des Lumières). Cet ouvrage "connu de nombreuses éditions sans changement, douze au Havre entre 1684 et 1789. . Malgré son titre qui faisait référence aux grands atlas hollandais, ce livre était plutôt un manuel de cabotage, comprenant les descriptions de côtes et des instructions succinctes pour entrer dans les ports, avec des plans très sommaires gravés sur bois" (ibid). Bel exemplaire, vélin sali, coiffe de tête fatiguée, notes manuscrites contemporaines aux contre-plats [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Kaiserinn Irene. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt.

      Leipzig, Carl Ludig Jacobi Wittwe, 1763. - Vgl. Hoefer 35,494f. - Sammelband mit drei selbständigen Drucken, der erste eine deutsche Übersetzung der "Histoire de l`Imperatrice Irene", einer Biographie der Irene von Athen, Kaiserin des Byzantinischen Reichs (752-803), verfasst von Abbé Vincent Mignot, (ca. 1725-1791), Historiker u. Neffe Voltaires (Nicht bei GV u. Fromm). GV 69,185 (Adl.1). GV 46,181. Vgl. Thieme/Becker 32,151 (Adl. 2) ? zwei wenig verbreitete Romane unbekannt gebliebener Autoren. ?Die Geschichte der Enveloppe?, mit v. Vater oder Sohn Bartholomäus Strahowski gestochener Titelvignette, trägt schon im GV den Vermerk Selten! Kl. 8°. (1 nn. Bl. mit gest. Wappendarstellung), Titelbl., 3 nn. Bll., 151 S., mit Kopfstücken, Initialen u. Schlußvignetten - Dazugeb. Adl.1.: Die Stille Insel und die Fröliche Insel; oder: Reise des Genius Alaciels nach diesen beyden Inseln. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Breßlau, Thorn und Leipzig, im Verlag George Gottlieb Horns 1762. 96 S., mit Titelblattvignette, Initialen, Kopfstücken u. e. Schlußvignette. - Angebunden: Die Geschichte der Enveloppe, ein Comischer Roman. Breßlau und Leipzig, bey Daniel Pietsch und Compagnie, 1763. Titelbl., (3 nn. Bll.), 47 S., mit gestochener Titelblattvignette (L. B. Strachowskij sculps. Vratisl.) u. zwei Kopfstücken. Halblederband aus jüngerer Zeit, Rückenschildchen und -verzierung goldgeprägt, Einbanddeckel und Vorsatz marmoriert, Schnitt gesprenkelt, mit Lesebändchen. Das erste unbedruckte Blatt zeigt einen Stich des Churfürstl. Sächsichen Wappens verso, sowie einen Besitzeintrag von alter Hand avers ((Ex Libris Joannis W. Jaroschka). Einbd. an den Deckelkanten abgerieben, an den Kapitalen m. Einrissen, im Text z. Tl. wasserfleckig.

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        Noticia Historico Natural de los gloriosos triumphos y felices adelantamientos conseguidos en el presente siglo por los religiosos del Orden de N.P.S. Agustin en las Missiones que tienen a su cargo en las Islas Philipinas, y en el grande Imperio de la China

      First edition. A very rare work on the progress of the Augustinians missions in South East Asia, Philippines and China; it includes an immense array of information on the costumes, religion, ethnology, superstitions, manners and way of life of the natives -of the Philippines-, habits, religion, geography, products, and progress of the faith. It is also a lengthy and substantial source for the state of the region shortly before the expulsion of the Jesuits. Furthermore, mostly all that Mozo writes comes from original sources and his own observations not printed before; for example the letters by Father Balthasar Isisigana and Father Antolin de Arzaga. The rarity is considerable; we cannot find a single copy sold at auction in 100 years, with one exception, a damaged copy in 1976, Sotheby's, it made 65 GBP. Palau, 184003.

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        The Elements of Geometry. In which, The principal Propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others, are demonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, A Collection of useful Geometrical Problems. [bound with] The Doctrine of Proportion, Arithmetical and Geometrical. Together with a general Method of arguing by proportional Quantities

      London: Printed for J. Nourse, Bookseller in Ordinary to his Majesty, 1763. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good +. First Edition. 8vo; viii,183, [1]; iv,32 pp, with 296 geometrical figures and perspective designs on 14 folding engraved plates. Prefaces to both titles signed: W. Emerson. Contemporary full leather, the spine ribbed and divided into six compartments with a red morocco lettering piece stamped in gilt in the second. A Very Good or better copy, the front hinge skillfully (and almost invisibly) reinforced, the pages and plates free of stains and foxing, save for the first 10 leaves of the first book, which have been professionally restored on the top inner edge (with no loss of text) where they were worm eaten. Both First Editions of elementary works on geometry and perspective, the first divided into eight books. Both works start with definitions, axioms, and postulates, followed by numerous problems (keyed into the 296 figures, in the case of the first book) and their solutions. ESTC Citation Nos. T77181 and T77180. Like his fellow County Durham savant John Bird, the astronomer and instrument designer, Emerson makes a fictional appearance in Thomas Pynchon's 'Mason and Dixon.' He was the very archetype of the English eccentric: According to onAge of Enlightenmente account, Emerson dressed in old clothes and his manners were uncouth. He wore his shirt back to front and his legs wrapped in sacking so as not to scorch them as he sat over the fire. He complained about the expense of all the candles he had used during a lifetime studying mathematics, mechanics (he apparently never advanced a proposition he had not tested, nor published an invention without first proving its effects by a model) and music, including the theory of sounds and the ancient and modern scales. He died on 20 May 1782 at his small estate in Weardale, where his gravestone bears epitaphs in Latin and Hebrew.

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        Biblia das ist: Die Heilige Schrift Altes und Neues Testaments, Nach ver Deutschen Ueberfekung D Martin Luthers

      Germantown, PA: Christoph Saur, 1763. Thick quarto. [4],992,277,[3]pp. Printed in two columns. Expert restoration repairing tears with minor losses to OT *2 and A1 and NT A2 and Mm4. Contemporary calf over bevelled wooden boards, early marbled endpapers, rebacked to style, spine with raised bands in six compartments The second Saur bible: the second edition of the first bible in a European language to be published in America. Sauer's text of the Luther translation was largely based on the Halle Bible, but with the addition of the appendix to the Apocrypha with books 3 and 4 Esdras and 3 Maccabees supplied from the Berlenburg version. When first published in 1743, Saur's bible was the first bible in a European language to be published in America and just the second Bible printed in America after John Eliot's Indian Bibles of the 1660s. The present edition, rumored to have been issued in 2000 copies, was printed by Christopher Saur II, son of Christoph Saur the elder. Arndt, The First Century of German Language Printing in the United States of America 269; Darlow & Moule 4240; Evans 9343; Hildeburn 1877; O'Callaghan, p. 25; Sabin 5192; Wright, Early Bibles of America, pp. 28-50.

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        Thaddäus Müller (1763 - 1826): Konvolut von 9 seltenen Kleinschriften, z.B.: Predigt am Eidsgenößischen Bethtag 1809 Die Heu- und Kornerndte. Zwei Predigten Einladung zur christlichen Liebessteuer für die nach Brasilien ausgewanderten Schweizer. (weitere Titel siehe Beschreibung).

      zw. 8 und 100 S. je Titel, insg. ca. 350 S. Softcover Angeboten wird ein Konvolut von 9 seltenen Kleinschriften von und über Thaddäus Meyer (1763-1826), Stadtpfarrer in Luzern von 1796-1826 und Mitbegründer der Schweiz. Gemeinnützigen Gesellschaft. Das Angebot beinhaltet folgende von ihm verfasste Titel: 1. Predigt, gehalten in der Pfarrkirche zu Luzern, am Betthage der Helvetischen Republik, den 6. Herbstmonat 1798 (Luzern: Balthasar und Meyer, 1798, 41 S.). 2. Sätze und kürzere Auszüge aus schriftlichen Vorlesungen über einige Fächer der Pastoraltheoloie an die Herren Alumnen des neuen Priesterhauses zu Luzern (Luzern: Anich, 1808, 100 S.). 3. Ein religioses und patriotisches Wort zur Vorbereitung auf den Eidestag. An seine Mitbürger (Luzern: Thüring, 1798, 8 S.). 4. Die Heu- und Kornerndte. Zwey Predigten am vierten und sechsten Sonntag nach Pfingsten 1809 (Luzern: Meyer, 1809, 43 S.). 5. Bey der Beerdigung Herrn Adam Heberle's von Ravensburg auf dem katholischen Gottesacker zu Luzern (Luzern: Meyer, 1809, 8 S.). 6. Predigt am Eidsgenößischen Bethtag 1809 gehalten (Luzern: Anich, 1809, 40 S.). 7. Lobrede auf seine Päbstliche Heiligkeit, Pius VII. Gehalten in der Stifts- und Pfarrkirche zu Luzern, den 19ten Brachmonat 1814 (Luzern: Anich, 1814, 50 S.). 8. Einladung zur christlichen Liebessteuer für die nach Brasilien ausgewanderten Schweizer. Eine Predigt, gehalten u Luzern am 3ten Sonntag nach dem Feste der hl. drey Könige den 27ten Jänner 1822 (Luzern: Meyer, 1828, 27 S.). Des Weiteren: 9. Anton Walker: Trauerrede auf den seligen Hintritt des Hochürdigen Herrn Thaddäus Müller, Chorherrn und Stadtpfarrer zu Luzern, gehalten in der Stiftskirche den 4ten Sonntag nach Ostern (Luzern: Meyer, 1826, 36 S.). -- Überwiegend altersgemäß GUTER Zustand! Überwiegend schlichte Broschureinbände, berieben und eckknittrig. Bindungen überwiegend fest, Seiten papierbedingt nachgedunkelt und stellenweise leicht braunfleckig, Text sauber. Weitere Informationen und Fotos auf Anfrage. atx mbx

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        The Christian's Family Bible: 3 Volume Set

      Unknown 1111 - No dust jacket. Brown leather boards with gilt lettering to spine. 3 volume set. No title pages or date present, presumed 1763-1767. Not collated. All but 1 engraving appear to be missing. Suitable for rebinding. Firm binding to lightly tanned pages with bright copy throughout. Light foxing to endpapers and occasional pages. Occasional light finger marks and stains to page edges. Cracked hinges to paste downs exposing binding. Volume I had previous owner's name to front paste down. Volumes I & III have. Several loose or detached pages with minor creasing and tears to edges.Heavy rub wear to boards with tearing to leather and large pieces missing. Heavy rub wear to edges and bumped corners exposing boards beneath. Vol. I has detached front board. Heavy cracking and chipping to spines exposing. binding. Gilt lettering worn away. Large water stain to rear board of volume III. Faint musty odour. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        18th Century Moroccan Souvenir Purse.

      1763 10.5 x 16.5cm. Red morocco ornately decorated in gold & silver silk thread, lined in royal blue silk with tan morocco separation flap, red & gold braided silk toggle. 'TETUAN' embroidered on the back & 'Gore Townsend Esqr. 1763' on the front under the closing flap; front morocco sl. faded & interior silk sl. worn, but otherwise in extremely fine condition.This purse was made in Tetuan, Morocco (based on the embroidery on the back) for Gore Townsend, c.1752-1826 of Honington Hall County Warwick. Townsend married Lady Elizabeth Windsor, daughter of Other Lewis Windsor, 4th Earl of Plymouth on 30 March, 1776. The purse seems to have passed from Gore to his daughter Harriet who - in 1801 - married Sir Grey Skipwith, 8th Baronet and MP for North Warwickshire. Together they had twenty children; their eldest son Thomas George Skipwith succeeded his father and became the 8th Baronet. Enclosed in the purse is a letter dated August 8th, 1821 from an 18-year-old Thomas George to his father which includes a short note and four verses of amateur poetry.

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        Centuria insectorum rariorum quam consent. experimentiss. fac. med. in regia academia Upsaliensi, praeside nobilissimo atque celeberrimo D:o Doct. Carolo von Linné... publico examini submittit Boas Johansson, Calmariensis.

      Upsala, [no publisher indicated], 1763. 4to (21.0 x 16.5 cm). [vi], 32 pp. Later blind marbled wrappers.= This is the first exclusively entomological paper by Linnaeus according to his system of binominal nomenclature (the 1758 Pandora insectorum contains nude names only). Written by Linnaeus as a thesis, it was defended by Boas Johansson (1742-1809), who is sometimes erroneously listed as the author. The work contains the first valid descriptions of 102 (not 100) species of insects - mainly beetles and butterflies, and mainly from Surinam, Java, India, and Pennsylvania. This is the original edition (Soulsby, 2251), not the later reprint that formed part 121 of volume VI of the Amoenitas Academicae with a different pagination (Soulsby, 1280, 2252). Although both bear the same date, the "Amoenitas" version, which lacks the word "rariorum" in the title, was printed in September, not in June. Among the butterfly species described is one that is not real but a different species falsely ornamented with red ink dots. Most species names introduced here, however, are still in use today. A little-known fact is that the work includes several new crustaceans, mainly crabs, then still regarded as "insects". Title page slightly trimmed, otherwise a very good, clean copy. Rare. Horn-Schenkling, 13591; Soulsby, 2251.

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        DIE GRÜNEN ARMPOLYPEN, DIE GESCHWÄNZTEN UND UNGESCHWÄNZTEN ZACKIGEN WASSERFLÖHE, UND EINE BESONDERE ART KLEINER WASSERAALE

      Regensburg: Johann Leopold Montag. Very Good. 1763. Second Edition. Hardcover. ; Clean contemporary brown marblred boards with chipped spine ends. Red speckled page edges. Illustrated with three engraved, hand colored plates by B. C. Fridrich. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. An important insect study based on the author's microscopic observation of the life cycle in water. Schäffer (1718-90) was an early entomologist who wrote numerous scientific treatises, especially on vertebrate zoology. Entomology, Insects; Hand Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 97 pages .

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        Collegium theoretico-practicum Pandectarum, Studio B. Filii Ulrici Thomae Lauterbachii.

      Tübingen, Sumptibus Ioannis Georgii Cottae, 1763-1765. Editio nova, prioribus correctior. 3 Bde. 4to. (I, 1763:) Tb. mit Vignette, 3 Bll., 1040; (II, 1764:) Tb. mit Vignette, 1 Bl., 988; (III, 1765:) Tb. mit Vignette, 1098 S. Zeitgenössische Pergamentbände mit schönem Rotschnitt. Der wichtigste Pandektenkommentar im süddeutschen Raum im Zeitalter des usus modernus pandectarum! - Zum Kreis der wichtigsten Kommentare des \"usus modernus pandectarum\" zählt ohne Zweifel das Collegium von Lauterbach (1618-1678), des führenden Juristen des württembergischen Rechtskreises. Lauterbach war der bedeutendste Rechtslehrer an der Universität Tübingen im Zeitalter des Jus Commune und steht durchaus mit den großen Juristen wie Mevius und Carpzov auf einer Stufe. Er nahm mit seinen Werken grossen Einfluss auf die Rechtsentwicklung im süddeutschen Raum. Die Überarbeitung des gesamten Zivilrechts, insbesondere die Harmonisierung von einheimischem und römischem Recht, aber auch der Rechtstheorie und der Rechtspraxis war eine der großen Aufgaben dieser Zeit. In seinen Collegien nahm Lauterbach diese juristische Arbeit in Angriff. In den Jahren 1662 bis 1676 erörterte Lauterbach schwerpunktmäßig auf der Grundlage der Pandekten den Zivilrechtsstoff. Diese Erörterungen in der Legalordnung der Pandekten bildeten im Zusammenhang ein Compendium der Pandekten, das die Zivilrechtslehre dieser Zeit prägnant und punktgenau darstellt. Lauterbach kam bis zum 17. Buch und nach seinem Tode vollendete sein Tübinger Kollege Burkhard Bardilius (1629-1692) das Opus bis zum 50. Buch. Versand D: 2,00 EUR 1.1.1.2. Ad Pandectas, 7.2.5.2. Systema ad Pandectas

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        Tre studi di uomo che lotta con un leone

      1763 - Silografia stampata in bruno, 1763, firmata e datata in tavola in basso a destra. Da un disegno di Luca Cambiaso, prima nella collezione Fawkener (come indicato nell'opera in basso al centro), ora al British Museum. Magnifica prova, impressa su due grandi fogli di carta vergata coeva, con margini, in perfetto stato di conservazione. L'opera è parte della raccolta di Charles Rogers, 'A Collection of Prints in Imitation of Drawings. To which are annexed lives of their authors', edita a Londra da John Boydell e altri nel 1778. Le tavole che sono contenute nell'opera riproducono a grandezza naturale e con gli stessi colori, una serie di disegni antichi nella collezione del Rogers. Woodcut printed in brown, 1763, signed at lower right. After a drawing by Luca Cambiaso, at that time in the Fawkener's collection and now at the British Museum. A fine impression, printed on two large sheet of contemporary laid paper, with margins, perfect condition. The work is part of Charles Rogers, 'A Collection of Prints in Imitation of Drawings. To which are annexed lives of their authors'. London: printed by J. Nichols, and sold by John Boydell, Benjamin White, and Peter Molini, 1778. The plates, which use a wide variety of techniques, show some old master drawings in Rogers's own collection. His preface states: 'That these prints may be faithful imitations, they are engraved the same way as, as well as the same size, as the Originals are drawn; and printed, as nearly as possible, in the same colours' Dimensioni 835 211mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        DICTIONNAIRE UNIVERSEL DES FOSSILES PROPRES ET DES FOSSILES ACCIDENTELS, CONTENANT UNE DESCRIPTION DES TERRES, DES SABLES, DES SELS, DES SOUFRES, DES BITUMES, DES PIERRES SIMPLES ET COMPOSEES, COMMUNES ET PRECIEUSES, TRANSPARENTES ET OPAQUES, AMORPHES ET F

      AVIGNONE, LOUIS CHAMBEAU, 1763. "In-8°; XXXII, 606 pp.; legatura coeva in tutta pelle bazzana, tassello con titolo in oro al dorso (legatura un poco consunta con piccole mancanze alle cuffie)." Prima edizione di questo repertorio di fossili ma anche di minerali e metalli. Puggendorf I, p

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        L'homme en societé,

      Two vols. in one, 8vo., xii + 262 and (4) + 280pp., including the half-title to vol.I and the preliminary blank to vol.II, contemporary French mottled calf, spine ornately gilt, the binding generally worn but with some restoration, red edges. A good copy and internally fine and crisp with no marks of previous ownership.Publisher: Amsterdam, chez Marc Michel Rey.Year: 1763Edition: First edition. Goldsmiths 9831. Kress 6105. INED 2117. Higgs 3036. Not in Mattioli, Einaudi or Sraffa. But for a scholarly commentary see Spengler, French predecessors of Malthus, pp.86-90.

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        Recueil de Questions, Proposées a Une Societé de Savants, Qui Par Ordre de Sa Majesté Danoise Font le Voyage de L’Arabie.

      Jean Gottlieb Garbe, Frankfort 1763 - xcii, 482, (1). Pages 469-476 consist of two large folding tables, title gilt on raised decorated spine, edges slightly rubbed, spotted, marbled endpapers, title page browned, translated from the original German. Johann David Michaelis 1717-1790, excelled in Semitic languages, and taught Arabic at the university of Gottengin. In 1761, he suggested to the King of Denmark to send a scientific mission to Southern Arabia. Michaelis raised a series of specific challenges in his Fragen an eine Gesellschaft gelehrter Manner, die auf Befehl Ihro Majestat des Koniges von Dannemark nach Arabien reisen . (Frankfurt, 1762, and 1763- in French). Michaelis displayed an unprecedented degree of respect and tact by instructing the expedition members to behave with great politeness in Arabia and never to contradict Islam. This is a collection of ninety four essays on a variety subjects raised following the celebrated travels of Carsten Niebuhr and others to Egypt and Arabia. French translation from the German. Subjects addressed include geography, ornithology, natural history, commerce, medicine and Leprosy, agriculture, precious metals, circumcision, religion, snake venom, linguistics, astronomy and gem stones. Bibliographic reference: Chadenat, 1933. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theoria philosophiae naturalis redacta ad unicam legem virium in natura existentium. Editio Veneta prima ipso auctore praesente, et corrigente

      Venice: Remondini, 1763 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 3rd Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (261 x 203 mm). xl, 311, [4] pp.; title printed in red and black and with engraved vignette, 4 folding copper plates. 3 bookplates on inner front cover. The 4 leaves (Rr) at end with the "Catalogus operum P. Rogerii Josephi Boscovich", errata on leave Rr4 verso, quire Qq misbound. Large paper copy, internally quite fresh and clean. Contemporary vellum, title in gilt on spine. Some foxing, head of spine a little worn. Provenance: bookplate Charles Atwood Kofoid (American Zoologist); George Wilbraham of Delamere House, Northwich Cheshire (bookplate); Verne Roberts, Bibliotheca Mechanica (bookplate) and Andreas Gedeon. (bookplate), Christie's sale 5442, April 23, 2008. --- Riccardi I/1, 180; Honeyman Coll. 428; Roller-G. I, 146; de Backer-S. I, 1841; see PMM 203 and Norman 277 for 1st edition. - Third (first Venetian) edition of Boscovich's fundamental work in the history of scientific thought, a precursor of modern atomic theory by the eminent Dalmatian Jesuit mathematician and polymath. "Boskovich's theory influenced the position of nineteenth-century field physics with regard to the relations between space and matter; it was employed by Faraday and Kelvin, and J. J. Thomson used its curve of forces to introduce the earliest concepts of atomic physics" (Norman). The bookplate of Charles Atwood Kofoid (1865-1947) is interesting; there are planktonic organisms about to be hauled into the plankton net being towed by the research vessel. Kofoid was born in Illinois in 1865, did his undergraduate work at Oberlin College, and received his PhD in Zoology from Harvard in 1894. He was at the University of Michigan for a year, and for five and a half years, he was Superintendent of the Illinois Biological Station, where he wrote numerous articles and books, including the massive The Plankton of the Illinois River 1894-1899. He next went to the University of California at Berkeley where he was a leading member of the faculty for twenty-five years. Look at the upper left end of the bookplate; the campanile (bell tower) seen outside the window is the one on the Berkeley campus of the University of California. Kofoid was one of the leading investigators in protozoology and limnology, and was the developer of what came to be known as the Kofoid Bucket, a device used in the collection of planktonic samples. The associates of Professor Kofoid are said to have been always impressed by the succession of arrivals of packages of books, which did not cease until his death in 1947. A few months before his death, he gave the University more than 40,000 volumes, including many rare works in the history of science and medicine..

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        Biblia, das ist: Die Heilige Schrift Altes und Neues Testaments, nach der Teutschen Uebersetzung D. Martin Luthers mit Jedes Capitels Furtzen Summarien, auch Bengefügten Vielen und Richtigen Parallelen

      Germantown: Christoph Saur, 1763. Second Saur edition. [4], 992, 277, [3]pp. Text printed in two columns. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary calf over wooden boards, metal clasps. One clasp lacking. Minor wear to extremities. Contemporary ownership markings on endpapers. Lightly tanned; light foxing and soiling. Very good. Second Saur edition. [4], 992, 277, [3]pp. Text printed in two columns. 1 vols. 4to. The Second Saur Bible. The second edition of the first European language Bible printed in America, after the first of 1743. The text is based on Martin Luther's version by way of the thirty-fourth edition of the Halle Bible, with Book Three of Edras, Book Four of Edras, and Book Three of Maccabees supplied from the Berlenburg Bible. The present edition, rumored to have been issued in 2000 copies, was printed by Christopher Saur II, son of Christoph Saur the elder, a native of Wittgenstein, Germany. The elder Saur emigrated to Germantown, Pennsylvania and practiced medicine before turning to printing. It was he who printed the 1743 first edition. A nice copy of an important early American Bible. Seidensticker, p. 61; Arndt 269; O'Callaghan, p. 25; Evans 9343; Hildeburn 1877; NAIP w018552; Sabin 5192

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        BIBLIA, DAS IST: DIE HEILIGE SCHRIFT ALTES UND NEUES TESTAMENTS, NACH DER TEUTSCHEN UEBERSETZUNG D. MARTIN LUTHERS MIT JEDES CAPITELS FURTZEN SUMMARIEN, AUCH BENGEFÜGTEN VIELEN UND RICHTIGEN PARALLELEN...

      Germantown: Christoph Saur, 1763. [4],992,277,[3]pp. printed in double columns. Thick quarto. Contemporary calf over wooden boards, clasps lacking. Boards scuffed, light foxing and dampstaining. Title page and first few leaves loose. Family names and dates inscribed on front and rear fly leaves. A few small tears at foredge; larger tear in p.274. Typical browning to pages and light edge wear. Overall quite nice in original condition. The second edition of the first European language Bible printed in America, after the first of 1743. The text is based on Martin Luther's version by way of the thirty- fourth edition of the Halle Bible, with Book Three of Edras, Book Four of Edras, and Book Three of Maccabees supplied from the Berlenburg Bible. The present edition, rumored to have been issued in 2000 copies, was printed by Christopher Saur II, son of Christoph Saur the elder, a native of Wittgenstein, Germany. The elder Saur emigrated to Germantown, Pennsylvania and practiced medicine before turning to printing. It was he who printed the 1743 first edition. A very nice copy of an important early American Bible. SEIDENSTICKER, p.61. ARNDT 269. O'CALLAGHAN, p.25. EVANS 9343. HILDEBURN 1877. NAIP w018552. SABIN 5192.

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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis Iussu Sixti V. Pontif. Max. Recognita, : Locupletibus SS. Patrum Et Aliorum Probatorum S. Scripturae Interpretum Commentariis Illustrata, Una Cum Nova ... Versione Germanica, In Commodum ... Totius Ecclesiae Catholicae Praesertim Germanicae Elucubrata. / A Theologis Monasterii D. Ettonis prope S. Landelinum, vulgò Ettenheim-Münster Ordinis S. Benedicti, Sub Directione P. Germani Cartier, Ibidem ... Ss. Theologiae, & Ss. Canonum Proffessoris.

      Konstanz. Betz.1763. 2. Auflage. 4 Teile in 2 Bänden. 38,5 x 24 cm. 15 Blatt, 758 S., 1 Blatt, 562 S., 1 Blatt, 588 S., 1 Blatt, 571 S., 48 S., 26 Blatt. Leder der Zeit auf sechs Bünden, mit Rückendeckor. Einbände fleckig und beschabt, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Gelenk von Band 1 angebrochen.Untere Ecke von Band zwei mit Lederverlust. Mit einer gefalteten +Kupferkarte und 65 Kupferstichen nach den Darstellungen der Scheuchzer- Bibel. Von den Benediktinern zu Ettenheimmünster unter Pater German Cartier veranstaltete zweispaltig gedruckte lateinisch-deutsche Parallelausgabe der Vulgata mit umfangreichenlateinischen Fußnoten und den schönen Illustrationen zur Scheuchzer-Bibel. -- Seltene 2. Ausgabe, Darlow/Moule 4245 erwähnt nur die erste und dritte Ausgabe. Innen gut erhalten, Band 1 leicht stockfleckig. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Bibel; Konstanz; Theologie

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        Anakreontos Teiou mele praefixo commentario quo po?tae genus traditur et bibliotheca Anacreonteia adumbratur.Parma, in aedibus Palatinis (Typis Bodonianis), 1791. Sm. 4to. With 2 engr. vignettes. Contemp. full green morocco with gilt ornamental borders on sides, gilt spine with title lettered in gold, gilt inside dentelles.

      Brooks 422; De Lama II, p. 66; Bodoni. Quand la simplicité devient art, 46; Palaia & Moscatelli 141. Beautiful large paper copy of Anacreon's poems, printed in Greek and Latin capitals which were ordered by Bodoni to be designed and cut especially for his Anacreon editions: the lyrical works by the ancient Greek poet whose name has become associated with bacchanalian and amorous affairs. Our copy is one of 150 printed. Important provenance : Our copy was owned by (1) the Comte D. Boutourlin (1763-1829), a Russian soldier, military historian, politician and librarian of the Imperial Russian Library. (2) the Comte Chandon de Briailles (1850-1908), historian and wine merchant.Very fine copy.

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        OSSERVAZIONI TEORICO-PRATICHE SOPRA IL GIUOCO DEGLI SCACCHI Ossia il giuoco degli scacchi esposto nel suo miglior lume da Giambatista Lolli, Modenese. Opera novissima.

      Bologna, nella Stamp. di S. Tommaso d'Aquino, 1763. In-4 p. (mm. 307x210), cartoncino rustico coevo (risg. rifatti), tit. ms. al dorso (con abras.), pp.num. (4),632. Dedica dell’autore al nobile fra Antonio Montecuccoli. “Contenente le leggi fondamentali: i precetti più purgati: le migliori aperture: le più essenziali terminazioni del Giuoco: una scelta Centuria di elegantissimi partiti: in somma tutto il migliore degli antichi e moderni Autori, e Giuocatori riformato, ricorretto, ed appianato conforme l’esigenza, e arricchito (oltre un Indice copioso ed esatto) di moltissimi avvertimenti, e dichiarazioni valevoli ad istruir pienamente chiunque desideri d’apprendere con fondamento le regole, gli artifizi, e le finezze di questo nobil Giuoco”. "Prima ed unica edizione" del trattato del Lolli, giocatore e teorico degli scacchi (Nonantola 1698-1769). La sua importante opera integra e continua quella dell’Anonimo Modenese (Ercole del Rio) "Sopra il Giuoco degli Scacchi" (1750), arricchendola di note e completandola con un centinaio di finali di cui molti originali. Vi sono comprese: una lettera di Del Rio, inviata ad un amico in cui espone alcuni precetti generali, considerata a lungo “"carta fondamentale" per il gioco degli scacchi in Italia; una seconda lettera di Del Rio, in cui venne recensito il libro di “"Philidor"”; alcuni commenti teorici delle partite; cento partiti pratici (finali), di cui 29 di Del Rio, e 11 dello stesso Lolli; tre partiti di sottilità (problemi) del Lolli. Il Del Rio fu uno degli avversari preferiti dal Lolli, e otto posizioni di partite giocate fra i due grandi modenesi nel 1755,1756 e 1757, vennero pubblicate nella presente edizione. Nell’Ottocento l’opera del Lolli godette di grande fortuna. Cfr. Gay “Bibl. du jeu des échecs", p. 194: “Cet ouvrage, enrichi de notes importantes sur le jeu des échecs selon la méthode italienne, comprend à la fin du volume une centaine de bonnes positions critiques de lui et de différents autres” - Choix de Olschki,II,2600. Fresco esemplare con barbe, ben conservato, in astuccio moderno.

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        Anakreontos Teiou mele praefixo commentario quo poëtae genus traditur et bibliotheca Anacreonteia adumbratur.Parma, in aedibus Palatinis (Typis Bodonianis), 1791. Sm. 4to. With 2 engr. vignettes. Contemp. full green morocco with gilt ornamental borders on sides, gilt spine with title lettered in gold, gilt inside dentelles.

      Brooks 422; De Lama II, p. 66; Bodoni. Quand la simplicité devient art, 46; Palaia & Moscatelli 141. Beautiful large paper copy of Anacreon's poems, printed in Greek and Latin capitals which were ordered by Bodoni to be designed and cut especially for his Anacreon editions: the lyrical works by the ancient Greek poet whose name has become associated with bacchanalian and amorous affairs. Our copy is one of 150 printed. Important provenance : Our copy was owned by (1) the Comte D. Boutourlin (1763-1829), a Russian soldier, military historian, politician and librarian of the Imperial Russian Library. (2) the Comte Chandon de Briailles (1850-1908), historian and wine merchant.Very fine copy.

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Translated out of the Original Tongues and With the former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

      Birmingham: John Baskerville, Printer to the University, 1763. The third variant of the Subscriber's list, with the most names, ending with that of the Hon. Charles York, Esq, Attorney General. [1146] pp. Folio. Bound in full dark blue straight-grained morocco, covers tooled in gilt with wide Greek key and drawer handle border with floral cornerpieces, narrow gilt filet-bordered rectangles tooled all over with drawer handle and sunburst tools and semé off small dots, with central gilt-stamped L with crown, spine with six double raised bands, titled in one compartment, stamped with owner's name ("Frederic Powys") in another, and the rest richly gilt, a.e.g., pink endsheets, by Staggemeier and Welcher, with their circular pink paper label on front pastedown. Front joint and headcap with conservation repairs of the highest quality, light foxing to text. The third variant of the Subscriber's list, with the most names, ending with that of the Hon. Charles York, Esq, Attorney General. [1146] pp. Folio. Baskerville's Masterpiece, in Staggemeier & Welcher Binding. The 1763 edition of Baskerville's Bible has always been recognised as his masterpiece and is one of the high-points in the history of printing in Britain. This beautiful and monumental binding can be closely dated because Thomas Powys, formerly MP for Northamptonshire, was created Baron Lilford in 1797, and Staggemeier & Welcher are recorded in partnership on Villiers Street as of 1799. By 1810, Welcher was in business alone at that address. The Hon and Rev. Frederic Powys, whose name appears on the spine, was the third son of the first Lord Lilford; he married in 1807. Whether the binding was commissioned for his taking holy orders or on the occasion of his marriage can only be conjectured. A landmark of printing, in a splendid binding. Nixon, p. 184; Gaskell, Bibliography of John Baskerville, 26; Ramsden p. 135. Provenance: Frederic Powys (his name tooled in gilt to spine, Lilford Library booklabel)

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        Anakreontos Teiou mele praefixo commentario quo poëtae genus traditur et bibliotheca Anacreonteia adumbratur.Parma, in aedibus Palatinis (Typis Bodonianis), 1791. Sm. 4to. With 2 engr. vignettes. Contemp. full green morocco with gilt ornamental borders on sides, gilt spine with title lettered in gold, gilt inside dentelles.

      - Brooks 422; De Lama II, p. 66; Bodoni. Quand la simplicité devient art, 46; Palaia & Moscatelli 141. Beautiful large paper copy of Anacreon's poems, printed in Greek and Latin capitals which were ordered by Bodoni to be designed and cut especially for his Anacreon editions: the lyrical works by the ancient Greek poet whose name has become associated with bacchanalian and amorous affairs. Our copy is one of 150 printed. Important provenance: Our copy was owned by (1) the Comte D. Boutourlin (1763-1829), a Russian soldier, military historian, politician and librarian of the Imperial Russian Library. (2) the Comte Chandon de Briailles (1850-1908), historian and wine merchant.Very fine copy.

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        39 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Zus. 148 S., 8 bzw. Gr.-8. Reichsfreiherr Heinrich Bernhard von Andlaw-Birseck war der Sohn des badischen Ministers Reichsfreiherrn Konrad Karl von Andlaw-Birseck (1763-1839) und dessen Ehefrau Sophie von Schakmin. Der badische Diplomat Reichsfreiherr Franz Xaver von Andlaw-Birseck (1799-1876) war sein älterer Bruder. Heinrich Bernhard Reichsfreiherr von Andlaw-Birseck stand 1821-1825 im badischen Militärdienst und machte sich 1835-1866 als Mitglied der Ersten badischen Kammer durch konsequente Vertretung katholischer und feudaler Prinzipien bemerklich auch agitierte er in Deutschland für die Grundsätze der katholischen Kirche und spielte auf den Wanderversammlungen der katholischen Vereine durch seine populäre Beredsamkeit eine wichtige Rolle. Er starb 3. März 1871 auf seiner Besitzung Hugstetten bei Freiburg. - Andlaw-Birseck schrieb u.a. Der Aufruhr und Umsturz in Baden, als eine natürliche Folge der Landesgesetzgebung (Freiburg, 1850), Priestertum und christliches Leben (Freiburg, 1865) sowie mehrere Flugschriften polemischen Inhalts. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. -

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        16 eigenh. Briefe m. Unterschrift.

      Zus. 64 S., Kl.-8 bzw. 8. Reichsfreiherr Franz Xaver von Andlaw-Birseck war der Sohn des badischen Ministers Reichsfreiherrn Konrad Karl von Andlaw-Birseck (1763-1839) und dessen Ehefrau Sophie von Schakmin. Der badische Politiker Heinrich Bernhard von Andlaw-Birseck (1802-1871) war sein jüngerer Bruder. Franz Xaver von Andlaw-Birseck studierte an den Universitäten Freiburg im Breisgau, Landshut und Heidelberg Rechtswissenschaften und unternahm anschließend eine Grand Tour durch Italien, Frankreich und England. 1824 trat er in den badischen Staatsdienst, und zwar beim Ministerium des Äußern. Während dieser Zeit heiratete er auch seine Verlobte Katharina Hirsch. Nachdem er von 1826 bis 1830 und wieder von 1832 bis 1835 Sekretär der badischen Gesandtschaft in Wien gewesen war, ging er als Ministerresident 1838 nach München, 1843 nach Paris und 1846 als außerordentlicher Gesandter nach Wien. Im Jahre 1856 trat er in den Ruhestand und lebte seitdem meist in Baden-Baden. Er starb am 4. September 1876 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe. Er schrieb Pariser Bilder (Stuttgart, 1845), Erinnerungsblätter aus den Papieren eines Diplomaten (Frankfurt a. M., 1857), Mein Tagebuch, 1811-61 (2 Bde., Frankfurt a. M., 1862), Die Frauen in der Geschichte (2 Bde., Mainz, 1861), Sieben heilige Fürsten (Regensburg, 1865) u.a. - Der Empfänger der auf Französisch abgefassten Briefe ist Jacques (Jacob) Mislin (1807-1878). Der aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen stammende Mislin konnte dank seines Onkels an der berühmten Lehranstalt von Porrentruy im Schweizer Kanton Bern studieren, wo er nicht viel später auch selbst unterrichten sollte. Der 1830 zum Priester geweihte kath. Theologe wurde 1836 auf Vermittlung des Grafen von Bombelle an den Wiener Hof berufen, wo er einer der Lehrer der Söhne von Erzherzog Franz Karl und Erzherzogin Sophie wurde und damit sowohl den zukünftigen Kaiser Franz Joseph wie auch Erzherzog Ferdinand Maximilian (später Kaiser Max von Mexiko) unterrichtete (u.a. auch in Erdkunde). Vor der Revolution von 1848 unternahm Mislin eine Pilgerreise von Wien über Budapest und Konstantinopel nach Jersusalem. Der danach erschienene Reisebericht wurde in mehrere Sprachen übersetzt und mehrfach nachgedruckt. In den folgenden Jahren leitete er die Bibliothek am Hof der Herzogin von Parma, Erzherzogin Marie Louise, wurde zum Abt von St. Maria von Deg (Ungarn), geheimer Kämmerer u. Hausprälat Papst Pius' XI., Apostolischer Pronotar, Kanoniker der Kathedrale von Großwardein, Träger zahlr. Orden (u.a. von Spanien, Parma u. des Ritterordens vom Heiligen Grab zu Jerusalem) sowie Mitglied zahlr. Akademien. Der Verfasser zahlr. Publikationen und Vertraute des belgischen Königs und des Grafen von Chambord blieb nach der Rückkehr von seiner Pilgerreise in Wien, wo er weiterhin in persönlichem Kontakt mit dem Kaiserhaus stand. - In einem numerierten, von Mislin eigenh. beschrifteten Papierumschlag. -

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        Gesamtansicht von Osnabrück, Augsburg und Schloß Hubertusburg mit allegorischer Darstellung zum Westfälischen Frieden im Jahre 1648 zu Münster und Osnabrück und zum Frieden von Hubertusburg im Jahre 1763.

      - Kupferstich v. Jeremias Gottlob Rugendas n. August Scheller, n. 1763, 23,5 x 29,5

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        Il Direttorio Mistico Indirizzato a' Direttori di quelle anime, che Iddio conduce per la via della Contemplazione. Opera del Padre Gio: Battista Scaramelli della Compagnia di Gesù. Ed in quest'ultima Edizione per maggior comodo de' Direttori vi si è posto nel fine il Discernim

      Nella Stamperia di Gianfrancesco Paci, A spese di Domenico Terres - Napoli, NAPOLI 1763 - ITALIANO Volume della seconda metà del '700 in 4°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, scritte e cifre su piatti, molti segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, cerniera allentata, tagli poco bruniti, pagine in buono stato, alcune con macchia d'umidità. Testo posto su due colonne. Presenta segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami. Bella antiporta con ritratto dell'autore, incisione in nero realizzata dallo scultore F. de Grado. Magnifiche marche tipografiche su frontespizi. Bei capilettere con paesaggi urbani, incisi in nero. Nel volume è presente anche lo scritto, dello stesso autore, Discernimento de' Spiriti per il retto regolamento delle azioni proprie, ed altrui. Operetta utile specialmente ai Direttori delle Anime del Padre Gio: Battista Scaramelli della Compagnia di Gesù.

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        Promptuarium universorum operum Jacobi Cujacii, variantibus inter se lectionibus praesertim titulorum, & legum florentiae, vulgaaeque editionis Pandectarum sive Digestorum accommodatum, cura et industria Dominici Albanensis

      Ex Typographia Simoniana, 1763. LATINO 5,4 Opera completa in 2 volumi rilegati in tutta pergamena con titolo in oro inciso ai dorsi. L' opera è articolata in 3 parti distinte raccolte in 2 volumi. Bella marca tipografica incisa ai frontespizi, sculp. Lucchesini, presenti richiami a fine pagina e segnatura dei fascicoli. Per ogni pagina il testo è all' interno di una cornice e distribuito su tre colonne, al secondo volume presenti anche pagine di Errata corrige. Fioritura e bruniture sparse, macchioline ai tagli e alle estremità delle pagine, usura del tempo ai piatti e al dorso. Opera rara da trovare completa USATO

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        Thesaurus theologicus in quo natalis alexandri dionysii petavii jacosi sirmondi... socius academiarum ecclesiasticarum.. tomus undecimus seu tractatus de sacramentis

      1763. Rilegato Perfette

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        Der XI ten Hauptart III te Abtheilung III te Platte, Krop-Taucher, Mergus Strumosus, Cormoran S: goitreux brun,

      Berlin: Friedrich Wilhelm Birnstiel., 1763.. Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Presented in a handmade frame. Framed Size 34.5 x 44.7 cm Size: 21 x 29 cm. (8½ x 11½ inches). Beautiful print of the diver, the colours vibrant, the detail exquisite, from Johann Leonhard Frisch's 'Vorsstellung der Vogel in Deutschland'. This was the first great German colour-plate bird book. The plates feature European and exotic birds, including a number of parrots, drawn from the family collection of preserved specimens. The book was a family affair, completed after Frisch's death by his sons and grandson.

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        Le Peintre amateur et curieux, ou description générale des tableaux des plus habiles Maîtres, qui sont l?ornement des Eglises, Couvents, Abbayes, Prieurés & Cabinets particuliers dans l?étendue des Pays-Bas autrichiens. 2 volumes rel. ens.

      Bruxelles, P. de Bast, 1763, - in-8vo, 1 frontispice gravé + 1 page de titre + 283 p (+1 blanche) ; 1 page de titre + 144 p. + 4 ff. (table), reliure en veau d?époque, dos orné or, tranches rouges, bel exemplaire. Première édition. / First edition of the classic 18th-century survey of art in the Austrian Low Countries; it remains a useful book as it describes many works of art and collections now destroyed or dispersed. Nice copy.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Disegno della seconda Machina rappresentante una Vendemmia. Incendiata per comando di Sua Eccellenza il Sig. Don Lorenzo Colonna la sera del 19 Giugno 1763.

      1763 - Acquaforte e bulino, 1763. Da un soggetto di Paolo Posi. Bella prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini. Il foglio era applicato su tela ed in cornice; dopo un sapiente lavoro di restauro è stato riportato alla condizione originale. Piccoli strappetti ai margini bianchi, minimi difetti, per il resto in buone condizioni. Le macchine del fuoco per la festa della Chinea Chinea in senso letterale, era la mula bianca (o il cavallo ambiatore delle Asturie) che i Re di Spagna presentavano annualmente al papa in forma solenne per il pagamento del censo per il Regno di Napoli. Il cavallo, convenientemente ammaestrato, s'inginocchiava davanti al pontefice e gli offriva la somma di danaro contenuta in un vaso d'argento fissato alla sella. L'offerta era preceduta da una solenne cavalcata della durata di due ore e mezza, lungo un itinerario preciso. Per rendere più solenne la cerimonia, con decreto del 12 maggio 1691 di Carlo II, si obbligavano i "grandi" di Spagna a partecipare al solenne corteo, al quale seguivano per due sere spari di macchine pirotecniche accompagnati da esecuzioni musicali, balli e rinfreschi. La chinea, per la sua regolarità, non era soltanto la festa estiva per eccellenza, ma il migliore biglietto da visita della monarchia spagnola (poi di quella napoletana) nella città eterna, l'arma propagandistica più convincente per guadagnare un consenso universale e l'appoggio politico delle altre potenze. Le celebrazioni erano fastosissime, malgrado i problemi politici della nazione, ed il consueto ritardo nell'invio del danaro per il loro svolgimento. In occasione della festa, palazzo di Spagna e, successivamente, palazzo Colonna e palazzo Farnese, diventavano per due mesi all'anno l'atelier di inventori, pittori, disegnatori e architetti di macchine, nonché il momento di aggregazione di artificieri, fuocaroli, musicisti, fornitori e cuochi. Questi palazzi, inoltre, diventavano, per due giorni all'anno, sede dell'ambasciata straordinaria, luogo dal quale partiva la cavalcata e davanti al quale si innalzavano le « stupefacenti » macchine per i fuochi d'artificio, dove si disponevano le luminarie tenute accese le sere della vigilia e il giorno della festività dei santi Pietro e Paolo. Risale agli inizi del Settecento la consuetudine di allestire, il 28 e 29 giugno, due sontuose macchine in piazza santissimi Apostoli (più raramente in piazza Farnese), di cui conosciamo le caratteristiche grazie alle minuziose incisioni, accompagnate da esaurienti didascalie, che vennero stampate annualmente dal 1723. Monopolizzarono la costruzione e progettazione delle macchine di questo periodo Paolo Posi, architetto camerale della Repubblica di Venezia e di casa Colonna, in collaborazione con il suo allievo, l'architetto camerale Giuseppe Palazzi, e con l'incisore Giuseppe Vasi. Posi, ultimo epigono del barocco, celebrava Ferdinando negli apparati come appassionato archeologo, e come l'entusiasta monarca favorevole al trasporto in piazza di elementi popolari sulla platea d'un sontuoso edificio destinato al divertimento pubblico. Più che mai per tali apparati, ove l'incisore lavorò su disegni altrui, come d'altronde per spettacolari cortei o cavalcate cittadine, il Vasi è prezioso testimone ed interprete del suo tempo. Etching, printed on contemporary laid paper, small tear perfectly repaired, otherwise in good condition The engravings have been laid on canvas and framed; after a long work to repair them, they now look almost perfect. Signs of glue on verso, on recto signs of abrasions and oxidations. Chinea literally means white female mule, the one the Kings of Spain offered every year to the Pope as a solemn payment of the income of the Kingdome of Naples. The horse, duly trained, knelt in front of the Pope and to offer him a silver vase with money inside, that was fastened to its saddle. The offer was preceded by a solemn ride of two and a half hours, a long and precise itinerary. To make it even more solemn, as per Charles II d [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deluxe manuscript fair copy on paper prepared for Emperor Francis I (title leaves on vellum) entitled "Catalogo Delle Produzioni Naturali che si conservano nella Galleria Imperiale di Firenze[.] Disteso nell' Anno 1763. per Comando di Sua Maesta Cesarea partecipato da Sua Eccellenza il Sigr. Maresciallo Marchese Antoniotto Botta Adorno[.] Dall Dottr. Giovanni Targioni Tozzetti Decano del Collegio Medico di Firenze Professor Pubblico di Bottanica Prefetto della Bibliotreca Pub. Magliabechiana." Written throughout, with the exception of the calligraphic titles, in one clear cursive hand in brown ink. Titles for each vol. written in black ink within elaborate calligraphic rococo framed border, elaborate imperial arms at top, one line of title in gold. 1 p.l. (title), 338 unnumbered leaves, 3 blank leaves; 1 p.l. (title), 123 unnumbered leaves, 3 blank leaves; 126 unnumbered leaves, one blank leaf. Three parts in two vols. Small folio (307 x 210 mm.), orig. red morocco, richly gilt, sides dec

      [Florence: ca. 1763]. This handsome manuscript, prepared for presentation to Emperor Francis I (1708-65), Holy Roman Emperor and Grand Duke of Tuscany, is a beautifully written contemporary fair copy of the original holograph manuscript now in the Museo Galileo (formerly the Institute and Museum of the History of Science in Florence), compiled by Targioni-Tozzetti (1712-83), the great natural historian, librarian, director of Florence's botanical garden, and professor of botany. He was, after Spallanzani, the most active Italian naturalist of the 18th century. Emperor Francis I, the husband of Maria Theresa, was well-known for his interests in the natural sciences and for assisting his wife in running the complicated Austrian dominions. The collections of natural history specimens in the "Specola" next to the Pitti Palace trace their origins to earlier Medicis and to Georg Eberhard Rumpf, who had sold a large collection of 360 shells to Cosimo III de' Medici in 1682. The present catalogue was compiled at the instigation of Antoniotto Botta Adorno (1688-1774), prime minister of the Duchy of Tuscany. Thanks to Cosimo III's other natural history acquisitions, by the middle of the 18th century, Florence could boast one of the greatest collections of shells, botanical, and mineralogical samples in Europe. In 1775, all the collections were gathered into the "Specola" at the instigation of Grand Duke Peter Leopold which was the only scientific museum or "Wunderkammer" of its kind specifically created for the public to view. The present catalogue, following Targioni-Tozzetti's original manuscript, describes 3449 items, of which 2340 are zoological (mostly shells), 375 botanical, and 734 mineralogical and rock specimens. The preface to the catalogue describes the collections and their histories, their provenances including the Far East, etc. The main body of the catalogue is divided into three sections: zoological, botanical, and mineralogical samples. Each description is quite elaborate with full accounts of each specimen, references to other books, references to where other examples are illustrated, etc. Provenance: This manuscript entered the Apponyi family library in Oponice, Slovakia in the latter part of the 18th century and was sold in Prague in June 1939. ❧ Dance, Shell Collecting, an Illustrated History, pp. 56-57. D.S.B., XIII, pp. 257-58. Martelli, ed., Le Collezioni di Giorgio Everardo Rumpf acquistate dal Granduca Cosimo III de' Medici, una Volta esistenti nel Museo di Fisica e Storia Naturale di Firenze (1903).

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        Schilderungen der heutigen Sitten und Gebräuche der Welt; nebst den daraus gezogenen Lehren, wie man sich alle Fälle seines Lebens zu Nutz machen kann

      Frankfurt Leipzig: (Felsecker), 1763 (1 Bl.), 394 S.; mit Titelvignette u. Kapitelbordüre in Holzschnitt; Hayn-Gotendorf VII, 160; Halbpergament der Zeit mit Pergamentecken, rundum Sprenkelschnitt; Ecken etwas gestaucht, Deckel, Bindung u. Block mit mässigen Wurmgängen, kein Textverlust, kleinere Läsuren; stabiles Expl.. Erste Ausgabe. Halbpergament. Befriedigend. 16 cm.

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