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        Der grosse am 15ten Febr. 1763 zu Hubertsburg geschlossene Friede. Zur Verherrlichung Gottes, zum Ruhme des grossen Friederichs Königs von Preussen, zur Freude aller Patrioten, gefeiert den 13ten März.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1763 - 40 S. 8vo. Äusserst seltene Schrift zum Hubertusburger Frieden, der den Siebenjährigen Krieg beendete. Möglicherweise das einzig noch existierende Exemplar. Wird in keiner Bibliographie Friedrichs des Grossen erwähnt und befindet sich, soweit feststellbar, auch in keiner deutschen oder europäischen Bibliothek. Sprache: deu, Gewicht: 1200g. Kleiner Stempel auf Titelblatt. Titelblatt und nächste Seite am Rand restauriert. Exemplar gelocht.Seiten fleckig. Bibliothekshalbleinen mit Klammerheftung, Deckel in Pappe.

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        Traité des affections vaporeuses des deux sexes ; où l'on a tâché de joindre à une théorie solide une pratique sûre, fondée sur des observations

      1763 - de XIX, (5), 447 et (1) pages Lyon, Benoit Duplain, 1763, in-8, de XIX, (5), 447 et (1) pages, pleine basane racinée de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs (coiffes élimées et coins abîmés), Seconde édition, après une première parue en 1760 à Paris sous le titre "Essai sur les affections vaporeuses des deux sexes" mais qui ne comptait que 180 pages. Un des traités de neurologies les plus en vogue, en France, durant la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle. Autour des années 1750-1780, les médecins divisaient les affections nerveuses en deux principales névroses : l'hypocondrie qui touchait les hommes et les s'exprimait par des crises de dépression et d'irritabilité, et les "vapeurs", la névrose de Mesdames, autrement dit l'hystérie. Pomme s'emploie dans le présent traité à montrer le fonctionnement physique de ses deux "vapeurs" et les moyens thérapeutiques pour les combattre. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte de L Isle de Sainte Lucie Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine Pour Le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy Par Ordre de M. le Duc de Choiseul Colonel General des Suisses et Grisons, Ministre de la Guerre et de la Marine Par le Sr. Bellin Ingenieur de la Marine.

      N. Bellin, Paris 1763 - Copper engraving, uncolored, dissected and mounted on linen. Dissected in eight parts and mounted on linen of the period. A few small pin holes in the outer four cornes of of the map sheets or the linen. In the lower right corner next to the stamp ,Depot de la Marine’ two spots of of candle wax. Overall in very good excellent condition.

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        La Gierusalemme liberata ... con le figure di Sebastiano Clerc. In due volumi

      Glasguae: Roberto ed Andrea Foulis. 1763. "Small 8vo, 2 volumes; engraved portrait frontispiece and title page in volume 1, 20 engraved plates; full speckled calf with gilt rules and corner fleureons, gilt decorated spines in 6 compartments with red and black leather labels, red speckled edges; boards a little rubbed, head of spines worn, bookplates; a nice, clean set of a scarce Foulis title. Gaskell 426."

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        He Kaine Diatheke = Novum Testamentum. Juxta exemplar Millianum. Typis Joannis Baskerville

      typographeo Clarendoniano, Oxonii 1763 - 4to, pp. [6], 415, [1]; the first leaf is blank; late 19th-century half brown morocco over brown cloth sides, gilt-paneled spine in 6 compartments, gilt-lettered direct in 2, t.e.g.; first 4 leaves darkened from (?) smoke (?) in top outer corners; the binding lightly rubbed, but generally very good and sound. With an inscription on the recto of the first blank: "Dono dedit McAynscombe / Samuel Peach."Gaskell Add. 1 noting only 500 copies were printed; an octavo edition also appeared in an edition of 2,000. Darlow & Moule 4754: "Printed with the types of the celebrated Birmingham printer John Baskerville, generally reproduces that of Mill (no. 4725)." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas chorographique, historique et portatif des Elections du royaume. Généralité de Paris, divisée en ses vingt deux élections.

      Chez Savoye|& Despilly|& Duchesne 1763 - - Chez Savoye & Despilly & Duchesne, AParis 1763, In-4 (21x27cm), 122pp. 25pl (xj) (3), relié. - Première édition sous ce titre ; l'atlas avait paru en 1762 sous l'intitulé : Nouvel Atlas de la Généralité de Paris, mais sans le frontispice dépliant qui représente la place de la Concorde avec la statue équestre de Louis XIV. L'ouvrage contient une carte de France, une carte de Paris, une carte générale des élections et les cartes des 22 élections, l'ensemble rehaussé en couleurs à l'époque, finement aquarellées ; toutes les cartes dans un encadrement. La carte de Paris et celle des généralités dépliantes, les autres sur double page. les dimensions des cartes sont de 17,5x23cm pour 22 d'entre elles et 22x33cm pour les deux autres (non comprises les marges). Reliure en plein veau brun marbrée d'époque glacé. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Mors supérieur fendu en queue. Coiffe de queue et mors inférieur en queue restaurés, ainsi que les coins. Frottements aux mors et coiffes, coins. Trace de mouillures sur le dernier feuillet de garde, sans incidence. Légère trace de mouillure en marge gauche du frontispice et de la carte de France, sinon exemplaire frais, avec de rares petites piqûres. Discours préliminaire, description de la généralité de Paris et de chaque généralité. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition under this title; the atlas was published in 1762 under the title: New Atlas of the Majority of Paris, but the frontispiece flyer representing the Place de la Concorde with the equestrian statue of Louis XIV. 122pp. 25pl (xj) (3) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Comoediae. Ex editione Joh. Frederici Gronovii

      Glasguae: In Aedibus Academicis Excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis. 1763. "3 volumes, foolscap 8vo, contemporary and likely original full mottled calf, floral gilt borders on covers, smooth gilt-decorated spines with red morocco onlays of urns, volume designation labels, and lettering pieces; combed marbled edges, ribbon bookmarkers; very lightly worn, but in all a near fine and attractive set. Early ownership signature in each volume of Perry Williams, 1798. Gaskell 424."

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        A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law.

      Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). xii, 412, [16] pp.. 1763 First Irish edition, following the Oxford first of the preceding year: one of the most authoritative and scholarly of such reports of the time, accompanied by examinations of treason, homicide, accessories, the writings of Lord Hale, etc. Cotter's printing seems to have appeared in two variants, as per ESTC; in the present example, the catchword on p. 406 is "to." Cotter was the daughter of Joseph Cotter and successor to his printing business. She was active from 1757 to 1767 and published/printed law, technical and religious books, belle lettres, and a wide variety of other productions. The trial mentioned in the title refers to that of those arrested for participation in the Jacobite rising of 1745, an attempt by "Bonnie Prince Charlie" (i.e., Charles Edward Stuart) to regain the British throne. (He had timed his effort for a moment when much of the British military was occupied on the continent by the War of the Austrian Succession.) Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label and blind-tooled tulip decorations between raised bands; hinges (inside) reinforced. Front pastedown and free endpaper each with one small early inked annotation (shelf and price?); first and last few leaves with offsetting to margins; pages generally mildly age-toned with a very few scattered light spots.

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        Novum testamentum. Juxta exemplar Millianum. Typis Joannis Baskerville.

      Oxoni: E typographeo Clarendoniano 8vo in 4s (23.5 cm, 9.25"). [4], 676 pp.. 1763 Sole octavo printing of the Greek New Testament using Baskerville type (i.e., Greek type that Baskerville designed and cut himself); and indeed this pleasingly was printed from the only set of Baskerville type that survives to this day, still at Oxford's Clarendon Press. The text was based on the Mill edition of the Greek N.T.; Darlow and Moule notes that while the text "generally reproduces that of Mill . . . Reuss notes seven variations." => An important example of 18th-century fine printing of the Bible. This copy retains its half-title. Provenance: The Howell Bible Collection, Pacific School of Religion (properly released). Contemporary acid-stained calf, rebacked some time ago with morocco, spine with gilt-stamped title and publication information; edges and extremities rubbed, sides and spine with small scuffs. New endpapers with pencilled annotations; back pastedown with California bookseller's small ticket. No library markings. Title-page with tiny nick in upper edge. Pages very slightly age-toned with a very few scattered small spots, otherwise crisp and clean.

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      London: Printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1763. Half titles. 12mo. Antique half calf and marbled boards. Very good. First English language edition of one of the most useful contemporary authorities on French Louisiana, based on the author's sixteen-year residence there. Jefferson owned a copy of this London edition, and instructed Lewis and Clark to take a copy on their expedition (Lewis borrowed Benjamin Smith Barton's single-volume second London edition of 1774). Le Page du Pratz offers a great deal of useful information about the Natchez and other Mississippi tribes, and his work as a whole has been the basis for many later studies of the period. "...Valuable for showing French claims to southern territory east of the Mississippi and for particulars concerning Indian nations there" - Howes. Of special interest is a short account of Louis de St. Denis' expedition to New Mexico in 1715. "...A curious mixture of history, travel narrative, tall stories, and reminiscences...touch[ing] upon almost every phase of Louisiana in his time..." - Clark. There is a folding plan of New Orleans and a "Carte de la Louisiane," which shows a large eastward- flowing Missouri River. HOWES L266, "b." CLARK I:75. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 2261. GRAFF 2463. RADER 2219. SABIN 40122. RAINES, p.73. STREETER SALE 130. FIELD 911. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 158. SOWERBY, JEFFERSON'S LIBRARY 4068. LITERATURE OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION 1a.2.

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      Germantown: Christopher Sower, 1763. Dbd. Minor foxing. Good plus. First American edition of this abridgement of Daniel Defoe's JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR, and notable for its imprint. Christopher Sower (Sauer) was an early American publisher based in Germantown who took over his father's publishing business in the mid-18th century. By 1754 the English publications of the Sauer press began to bear his imprint. He became a bishop of the Dunkers, or German Baptist Brethren, and as such was suspected of treason during the Revolution. His property was seized and sold "at auction" for a pittance, and, Sabin states, "The British used the poor fellow's books for making cartridges!" This Sower imprint is scarce, with only twenty-five copies recorded in ESTC, and rarely encountered in the marketplace. EVANS 9373. HILDEBURN 1885. AUSTIN 632. ESTC W6026.

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        Det kongerige Norge fremstillet efter dets naturlige og borgerlige tilstand. Tom.I. (Alt som utkom).

      København 1763. 4to. (16) + 668 s. Nyere skinnryggbd. S. 360-668 svak skjoldet i øvre marg. Siste 6 sider reparert i øvre marg. Navn og skrift i gammer hånd på forsatsbl. verso.. Foruten en gjennomgang av Norges geografi, inneholder boken kapitler om Norges skribenter s. 35-136, om Nordlyset s. 375-469, om Norges hav, ebbe og flod, strømmer, morild, s. 469-520

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        Historische und diplomatische Abhandlungen in Briefen, einige besondere Merkwürdigkeiten der Stadt Zelle, im Lüneburgischen betreffend. Mit Documenten und Stammtafeln belegt, und den nöthigsten Kupfern versehen

      Zelle, George Conrad Gsellius 1763 PGMt. der Zeit, [5], 272 Seiten, 8°, mit Rückenschildchen; 2 gef. Stammtafeln, 5 gef. Vedutten, 1 Karte und 1 Grundriss. Seiten mit Initialen, Textvignetten und Zierleisten verziert. Alte Besitzeranmerkungen mit Buntstift auf Vorsatz und Vorsatz. Einband etwas berieben und abgegriffen auch etwas gelockert. Rückenschildchen tw. mit Verlust abgeblättert. Seiten leicht altersgebräunt. Grundriss mit großem Verlust lädiert, sonst gt erhaltenes Exemplar.Alte Drucke

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      Paris: Imprimerie Royal, 1763. Quarto. Contemporary red morocco, gilt, with gilt crest and floral gilt designs on spine. 19th-century inscription on front fly leaf. Very minor foxing. A fine copy. The official French printing of the Treaty of Paris, the most important American Treaty of the 18th century except for the treaty ending the American War of Independence. It closed the long conflict of the Seven Years' or French and Indian War, and marked the end of France as a power in North America, producing a major shift in the balance of power on the continent. The removal of France from the North American continent opened the door for the expansion of the British colonies over the Alleghenies and gave them a self-sufficient posture never before possible. The removal of the French counterweight opened the door for American Independence. By the terms of the treaty all of Canada except two small islands off Newfoundland was ceded to England, as were all French lands east of the Mississippi. All of Louisiana was ceded to Spain, and France's New World holdings were reduced to several Caribbean islands, including Martinique, Guadeloupe, and several smaller islands. At the same time, East and West Florida went from Spain to England, who also received the Grenadines and Dominica. A vital landmark in the political history of colonial North America. HOWES D213, "aa." DAVENPORT 150. SABIN 19275. SERVIES 433.

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        P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica et Aeneis ex cod. mediceo-laurentiano descripta

      Romae: excudebat Joannes Zempel, Venantii Monaldini, bibliopolae sumptibus, 1763-01-01. Hardcover. Acceptable. Three folio volumes. 1763-1765. xcii pp., frontis., 211 (1) pp .; lx pp., frontis, Aenae Trojani Navigatio map;, 336 pp .; xxiv, 343 pp. with three tables Large paper copy, parallel text in Latin and Italian, illustrated. Bound in contemporary Italian quater leather and paste paper boards with a floral design. Edges untrimmed throughout. Extensive shelfwear. Bindings poor and shaken. Damp staining to each volume, affecting plates and text in Volume II. Old mildew stains to Vol I and II, more pronounced in Vol. II. Foxing. Brunet,V, 1306; Graesse,VII,343; Dibdin II, 443. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Bibliographie instructive ou traité de la connoissance des livres rares et singuliers.

      Chez Guillaume-François de Bure le Jeune 1763-1768, Paris - Legature coeve in pieno vitello con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo e numerazione in oro su doppio tassello dipinto al ds. Tagli rossi. Antichi restauri alle cuffie usurati in alcuni volumi. Cerniere indebolite. Opera rara a trovarsi completa in ogni sua parte e con l Appello ai sapienti contenuto alla fine del primo volume. Nel 1769 fu pubblicato, come supplemento a quest opera, il Catalogo dei libri Du Cabinet de feu de M. Louis Jean Gaignat e, successivamente nel 1782, un discorso sulla scienza della bibliografia e sui doveri dei bibliografi, opere che -pur appartenendo agli scritti in materia bibliografica del De Bure- hanno una loro autonomia e non costituiscono un aggiornamento dell opera pubblicata in precedenza. 8vo (cm. 19,6), 7 Voll.: Vol. 1. Theologie (1763). 1 c.nn., III(I) pp., 1 p.nn., da IV-76 pp.,603(1) (segue) Appel aux savans et aux gens de lettres, au sujet de la Bibliographie instructive, 1763, 80 pp., 1 c.nn.; Vol. 2. Jurisprudence et des sciences et arts (1764). XXVIII, 772 pp.; Vol. 3. Belles-lettres, Tome I (1765). XVI-734pp., 1 c.nn. (bianca); Vol. 4. Belles-lettres, Tome II (1765), 544 pp.; Vol. 5 (1768). Histoire. Tome I (1768), XXIII(I), 631(1); Vol. 6. Histoire. Tome II (1768), 685(1), 1 c. nn. (bianca); Vol. 7. Histoire. Tomo III (1768), 687 (1) pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cursus philosophicus

      1763 - 2 petits volumes in-8 de I. Toulouse, 1763, , 2 petits volumes in-8 de I. (4), 108 et (4) pages ; et de II. (2), , Deux tomes (les tomes 1 et 5) de la copie manuscrite personnelle de Jean-Chrysostome Lacuée d'un cours de philosophie professé par le père François Lacoste en 1763 au Collège de l'Esquille à Toulouse. Sur la première page on lit, en latin : "Cursus philosophicus ad usum et delectationem joannis chrisostomi Lacuée in collegio squillano convictoris sub revendo ad modum patre Lacoste Doctrinae christianae sacerdote, doctor artium aggregato primario philosophiae professore in collegio squillano" Jean- Chrisostome Lacuée (1746-), frère ainé du plus connu Jean-Girard Lacuée Comte de Cessas, il fut assesseur d'Agen, puis sous la Révolution, juge de paix, juge du tribunal civil, administrateur du district, enfin premier président de la Cour d'Appel d'Agen. Il fut aussi Baron de l'Empire. Joli exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettere al marchese Filippo Hercolani [.] sopra alcune particolarità della Baviera, ed altri paesi della Germania.

      Lucca, Giovanni Riccomini, 1763. - 8vo. XVI, 272 pp. Contemp. Italian paper-covered marbled soft paste boards. Edges sprinkled red. First edition of an interesting look at German artistic and cultural life in Munich and Dresden through the eyes of a cultured Italian. The work is written in the form of a series of fictitious letters. Giovanni L. Bianconi (1717-81) was a scholar and connoisseur who, serving as personal physician to August III of Saxony since 1749, was intimated acquainted with Dresden. He also acted as the King's art agent, taking over his role from Algarotti. Bianconi counted Canaletto and Mengs among his friend and was especially close to Winckelmann, whom he introduced into Italian connoisseur circles when Winckelman travelled to Italy for the first time in 1755. - Top of spine a little worn but sound. A very fresh and large copy. Melzi II, 111. Schlosser/Magnino 494. Not in Cicognara. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Paris, chez Guérin & Delatour, 1763-1770. In-8 gr. (mm. 257x197), 8 (su 9) voll., p. pelle bazana coeva (spacchi alle cerniere), dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro, tagli rossi. Questa importante opera, ornata da pregevoli testate, finali e vignette ai frontesp., ed illustrata da complessive 196 tavole ripieg. f.t. (per un totale di oltre 3500 medaglie), tutte inc. in rame, e dettagliatamente commentate, è così composta: - ?"Recueil de médailles des rois, qui n?'ont pas encore été publiées?". 1762 (con 22 tavv.). "Manca al ns. esempl.". - ?"Recueil de médailles de peuples et de villes, qui n?'ont point encore été publiées, ou qui sont peu connues?". 1763 (3 voll.). Tome I: concernant les Médailles d?'"Europe", pp. XXVIII,(2),207,(3), con 37 tavv. - Tome II: contenant les Médailles d?'"Asie", pp. XVII,(3),255,(3), da tav. 38 a 85 - Tome III: contenant les Médailles d?'"Afrique"; des Isles: médailles incertaines; Phoeniciennes; Puniques; en caractères inconnus; avec un Supplément, pp. LIV,(2),288,(2), da tav. 86 a 136. - ?"Mélanges de diverses médailles, pour servir de supplément aux recueils des médailles de rois et de villes?", 1765 (2 voll.). Tome I: 1° Médailles détachées. 2° Médailles impériales en or, en argent & en bronze. 3° Médailles de colonies qui manquent dans Vaillant, avec des observations sur celles qu?'il a publiées, pp. (4),356, con 24 tavv. - Tome II: Médailles impériales Grecques, qui manquent dans Vaillant, avec des observations sur celles qu?'il a publiées, pp. (4),376, da tav. 25 a 32. - ?"Suppléments aux six volumes de Recueils des Médailles de rois, de peuples et de villes, avec des corrections relatives aux memes volumes, et avec la Table Génèrale..?", 1765-67 (2 voll.). Premier et second supplément: pp. (2),XII,70; VIII,200; con 12 tavv. - Troisième et quatrième supplément, pp. (2),VIII,136; VIII,136; con 9 tavv. - ?"Lettres de l?'Auteur des Recueils de Médailles des rois, de peuples et de villes, imprimés en huit volumes, depuis 1762 jusqu?'en 1767?" (1770), pp. (2),219. Due lettere illustrate da 7 tavv. "Prima edizione" di questa importante opera di Joseph Pellerin (1684-1782), il più celebre studioso di numismatica dell?'Ancien Régime. Cfr. Brunet,IV,473 - Graesse,V, p. 189. Fresco esemplare, ben conservato.

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      London 1763, Nourse. New half leather, marbled boards, 415p.. 10 copper engraved maps/plans, some fold outs, 12.25 x 27.5. cm. minor foxing, by & large, a clean copy. R A R E. AN EARLY PRIMARY RESOURCE ON THE AREA SUBTITLE: cont. DISSERTATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENTS MADE BY MOHAMEDAN CONQUERORS IN INDOSTAN. Covers the war of Coroman- del, between France & Great Britain in 1744 extended its operations to the settlements of the two nations in India. A history of the Carnatic, the expedition against Angria, down to 1755. With general map of Indostan, two maps of Coroman- del, Gingee, Tritchanopoly, Chinglapet, battle plan of Sept. 23rd, 1753, plan of the attempt to take Tritchanopoly by escalade and plan of the country 18 miles East and 10 miles West of Tritchanopoly. The major primary resource on this British military action. R A R E. Cox vol. 1 p. 297; Kaul Early Writings 883. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Sammlung der von E. Hochedlen Rathe der Stadt Hamburg so wol zur Handhabung der Gesetze und Verfassungen als bey besonderen Eräugnissen (!) ... ausgegangenen allgemeinen Mandate, bestimmten Befehle und Bescheide, auch beliebten Aufträge und verkündigten Anordnungen. 6 Bde. Hamburg, Piscator, 1763-1774. Mit zus. 8 Kupfertaf. Etw. spätere Hlwd.-Bde. mit goldgepr. RTit. (Bezugspapier etw. beschabt).

       1763 \' Bürger- und Kirchlichen, auch Cammer- Handlungs- und übrigen Policey-Angelegenheiten und Geschäften vom Anfange des siebenzehnten Jahr-Hunderts bis auf die itzige Zeit...\' (aus dem Titel).- Die Tafeln von Gedächtnis-Medaillen.- Besitzeintrag von alter Hand auf zwei Vorsätzen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        An essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances In Philosophical Transactions

      London, 1763. Bayes, Thomas (1702?"61). An essay towards solving a problem in the doctrine of chances. In Philosophical Transactions 53 (1763): 370?"418. Whole volume. [12], 529, [15, including index and errata]pp. 25 engraved plates. 225 x 170 mm. 18th century paneled calf, rebacked with new leather label, lower corners bumped. Fine, crisp copy. Small ownership stamp on general title. First Edition, journal issue. of Bayes?s extremely influential work on the concept of ?inverse probability,? the basis of modern statistical inference. Bayes?s paper marked ?a truly Copernican revolution in statistical concept,? giving rise to ?one of the most widely known eponyms in all of science, Baysian inference . . . The ideas this essay contains have been of vast influence? (Stigler, The History of Statistics, p. 97). With the advent of the World Wide Web, Baysian networks have been applied extensively to fundamental search structures such as those used by Google. Bayes?s Essay contains the first statement of Bayes?s Theorem for calculating ?inverse probabilities,? which forms the basis for methods of decision analysis, statistical learning machines, and Bayesian networks. Bayesian networks are complex diagrams that organize the body of knowledge in any given area by mapping out cause-and-effect relationships among key variables and encoding them with numbers that represent the extent to which one variable is likely to affect another. Programmed into computers, these systems can automatically generate optimal predictions or decisions even when key pieces of information are missing. Bayesian or subjective decision theory is arguably the most comprehensive theory of decision-making; however, until the late 1980s, it had little application due to the stupefying complexity of the mathematics involved. The rapid advances in computing power and the development of key mathematical equations during the late 1980s and early 1990s made it possible to compute Bayesian networks with enough variables to be useful in practical applications. Bayes, a Nonconformist minister (i.e., one who did not subscribe to the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Established Church of England), published only two works during his lifetime: Divine Benefits (1731), a religious treatise; and Introduction to the Doctrine of Fluxions (1736), in which he responded to Bishop Berkeley?s attack on the logical foundations of Newton?s calculus. For the latter work he was elected a member of the Royal Society in 1742. In 1763, two years after Bayes?s death, Richard Price, a fellow Nonconformist minister, economist, and actuary to whom Bayes had bequeathed his papers, found Bayes?s ?Essay? and submitted it to the Royal Society for publication. The arguments in Bayes?s paper were adopted by Laplace, who saw in them the basis for statistical inference; they were later challenged by George Boole in his Laws of Thought. Origins of Cyberspace 1.

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        Carte de L'Isle de Sainte Lucie

      Paris: J.N. Bellin, 1763. Copper-engraved map, in excellent condition, stamped on upper-center with the stamp of the French royal maritime printing office: "De l'Imp. de Dep. de la Mar. à Versail" A very elegant and detailed map of St. Lucia by one of the greatest French cartographers This very fine map of St. Lucia surrounds the island in seas traversed by rhumb lines. The rugged topography of this, one of the most scenic islands of the Caribbean, is captured in great detail. Oriented with the east towards the top of the map, the island features two broad ranges of mountains, which were formed by extreme tectonic activity. In the centre of the island is a plain that features a road, "Chemin de la Longue Chasse ou de la Soufriere" that runs the length of the island. In the lower left of the map is the "Pointe du Gros Piton", the distinctive mountain formation that cascades into the sea, and that is today St. Lucia's most celebrated site. The various aspects of the coast are labelled in great detail, and many places near the sea are dotted with the cultivated fields of sugarcane and banana plantations. Three cartographic insets adorn the upper portions of the map, each depicting one of the island's best harbours. Intended for practical use by mariners, each harbour is heavily detailed with depth soundings and notations of hazards. The insets are "Plan du Port du Carenage" (site of St. Lucia's modern capital of Castries), "Plan du Cul de Sac Des Roseaux" and "Mouilliages du Grande Islet et du Choc". The map is embellished with a very fine title cartouche, bordered by transitional Rococo and Neoclassical motifs, and surmounted by the French royal arms. St. Lucia was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1500, and named for St. Lucy of Syracuse. The French assumed auspices over the island in 1660, having signed a treaty with the indigenous Carib tribe. Over the next century and a half, the island went back and forth fourteen times between French and British sovereignty before the British assumed an enduring hegemony in 1814. The island became an independent member of the Commonwealth in 1979. This map was part of the l'Hydrographie Française, a great sea atlas, published by Bellin in two volumes from 1755 to 1766. This was one of the finest works of the prolific Bellin, the "Hydrographer to the King", who was so highly regarded that the British (who were almost always at war with France) made him a member of their Royal Society. Map Collector's Circle 81, (St. Lucia) 6-9, pl.1.

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        Olimpie. Tragédie Nouvelle. Suivie de Remarques Historiques.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, ohne Verlag, 1763. 2.Ausgabe. VI (1 Bl.Titelbl. mit Holzstichvignette, 2 Bll. Avis de l\'editeur mit Schmuckleiste in Holzstich), 1 Bl.Vortitel und acteurs, 119 S. mit Schmuckleisten und Textvignetten in Holzstich. 18 x 12 cm. Neuerer Lederband mit Rückengoldprägung, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und Buntpapier-Deckblättern. Bengesco I, 256. ----- Titelblatt oben etwas fleckig. Dramen, Französische Bücher, Französische Literatur, Literatur 18.Jh., Philosophie 18.Jh., Theater

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        La Richesse de l'Etat.

      1763 - 19 pièces reliées en 1 vol. in-8, veau havane marbré, dos orné à nerfs, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge (reliure de l'époque). Précieux recueil relatif à La Richesse de l'Etat de Roussel de la Tour dont la publication en 1763 à la veille d'un lit de justice où le roi allait imposer l'enregistrement d'édits fiscaux - connut un grand retentissement : « la perspective de l'impôt unique fascinait alors tellement les esprits qu'une surprenante éclosion de brochures s'attacha à commenter et à discuter les Richesses de l'État » (Stourm). Le recueil établi et annoté à l'époque rassemble la quasi intégralité des opuscules parus en 1763. Le compilateur, manifestement convaincu du projet de Roussel de la Tour, a pu ainsi noter en regard du titre de départ : « Ce projet n'a besoin que d'être exposé pour être entendu et il suffit de l'entendre pour apercevoir d'un coup d'oeil les avantages immenses qui en résulteraient. L'auteur est un citoyen zêlé sans prétention et se bornant au seul avantage de soulager d'une partie du poids des impôts? et de délivrer le peuple de tout subside. Il résulte de ce projet, que le bonheur des Peuples, la Gloire de l'Etat et le revenu du Roy - s'accroîtreront de la suppression des frais de régie et de la diminution des profits de ce qu'on appelle gens d'affaires. » Une pagination manuscrite relie l'ensemble des pièces précédées de la table des titres. 1. ROUSSEL DE LA TOUR. La Richesse de l'Etat. S.l., 1763. In-8 de 31-(1) pp. Rare édition in-octavo publiée l'année de l'originale. « Il est tout à fait possible de créer une capitation personnelle, remplaçant tous les impôts qui accablent le peuple. Cet impôt serait payé par toute la population répartie en vingt classes, et il serait proportionnel à leur aisance. Ce projet était étranger aux principes fondamentaux du Tableau économique, puisqu'il comportait la réduction de tous les impôts à une capitation personnelle. Mais la formule de l'impôt unique était une de celles auxquelles aboutissait la doctrine économique. » (INED). Contient le Tableau de répartition de deux millions personnes. INED, 3966 ; Einaudi, 4902 ; Kress, 6135 ; Goldsmiths 9901 ; Stourm, p. 105. 2. Le Patriotisme au sujet des richesses de l'Etat. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 8 pp. Edition originale anonyme. Contient le Tableau de répartition de quatre millions cinq cent mille personnes. 3. [MOREAU (Jacob-Nicolas)]. Doutes modestes sur la richesse de l'Etat, ou lettre écrite à l'auteur de ce système par un de ses confrères. Paris, Ruinart, s.d. (1763). In-8 de 15-(1) pp. Edition originale. Réfutation de l'ouvrage de Roussel de la Tour dont Moreau accuse la pérennité et critique les caculs ; il conteste le projet de décupler la capitation pour soulager le peuple. INED, 3275. 4. Résolution des Doutes modestes sur la possibilité du système établi par l'écrit intitulé : La richesse de l'Etat. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 43 pp. Edition originale anonyme. Higgs, 3007 ; Goldsmiths, 9899 ; Kress, 4312 ; Einaudi, 4698. 5. Plan de réformation intitulé Richesse de l'État, réformé. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 7 pp. Edition originale anonyme. 6. [BERMINGHAM (Michel)]. Mes rêveries sur Les doutes modestes, à l'occasion des Richesses de l'état. Par M. B***. Ecuyer, maître chirurgien de Paris & de Londres. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 15 pp. Edition originale. Ce médecin partage les vues de Roussel de la Tour, en particulier sur la suppression des fermiers généraux et réfute Moreau. INED, 3967. 7. Prompte liquidation de toutes les dettes de l'état, avantageuse au roi et aux particuliers. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 16 pp. Edition originale anonyme. 8. Le patriote financier ou l'heureuse vérité. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 29-(1) pp. Edition originale anonyme. 9. Observations du Marquis de *** sur la Richesse de l'Etat. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 8 pp. Edition originale anonyme. 10. Lettre à M. S. sur un plan de réforme dans les finances. S.l.n.d. (1763). In-8 de 15 pp. Edition originale anonyme. 11. [MOREAU (Jacob-Nicolas)]. Ent [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pomologia, dat is Beschryvingen en Afbeeldingen van de beste soorten van Appels en Peeren ... [with:] Fructologia, of Beschryving der Vrugtbomen en Vrugten ... [and with:] Dendrologia, of Beschryving der Plantagie-gewassen

      Leeuwarden: Abraham Ferweda [vol. 1]; ... en Gerrit Tresling [vols. 2-3], 1763. Folio, 3 volumes in 2. (13 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches). Titles with a typographic border printed in red, engraved arms on the dedication. 39 hand-coloured plates engraved by Jan C. Philips or Jacob Folkema after Knoop. Contemporary speckled calf, spines with raised bands in seven compartments, bands tooled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, red stained edges A lovely set of the first editions of Knoop's fruit monographs: "among the earliest books on the subject to be illustrated with coloured plates" (Oak Spring Pomona). Knoop served as the head gardener to the Dowager Princess of Orange et Marienburg, near Leeuwarden. "[His] fruit monographs, apples and pears in the first, plums, peaches, cherries, nuts and soft fruit in the second, are among the earliest books on the subject to be illustrated with coloured plates, the Pomologia ones packed with a dozen or so varieties, each with a label giving its time of ripening ... As descriptive records of varieties of fruit in cultivation, observed by a dedicated and scientific gardener late in his career, they are often cited by later authors" (Oak Spring Pomona). In all, Knoop published four monographs in the series, three of which are found here, with the fourth on herbs and vegetables being published in 1769 over a decade after the first part. Raphael notes that "the last part is very rare and most sets lack this final section on the contents of the kitchen garden." The plates, based on Knoop's own drawings, are made up as follows: in the first work are 12 plates of apples showing 103 varieties; 8 of pears showing 82 varieties. The plates in the second work include one plate with 2 quince varieties; 3 varieties of cherry on one plate; 3 varieties of plum on one plate; 1 apricot, 1 peach, 1 almond, 1 fig, each on a single plate; 2 grapes on one plate; 1 chestnut, 1 walnut, 1 hazelnut, 1 medlar, 1 mulberry, 1 raspberry, 1 blackberry, each on a single plate; 3 currants on one plate; 1 gooseberry, 1 unidentified fruit tree, 1 cornelian cherry, each on a single plate. No illustrations appear in the third part concerning trees. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 3766, 3767 & 3768; Oak Spring Pomona , p. 131.

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        The World describ'd; or, a New and Correct set of Maps ... Each map engraved on Copper by Herman Moll ..

      [London: Robert Sayer, 1763. Broadside (15 5/8 x 9 1/4 inches). A rare print and mapseller's broadside, advertising a late issue of Moll's atlas "The World Described" and a number of other atlases and county maps, and "upward ot 1200 single Sheet Maps, and Plans, by several Hands" Robert Sayer came to be one of the dominant figures in mid to late 18th-century print and map selling, latterly in partnership with John Bennett. The present broadside was published by Sayer alone: he took over the business of Philip Overton in about 1750, and the reference to "the late war" in the second to last line, suggests that it was published just after the end of the Seven Years' War which ended in 1763. This work, aside from the detailed descriptions of the 29 maps in the 'The World describ'd; or, a New and Correct Set of Maps', also describes the "English Gentleman's Guide" "portable in a Cloak Bag, or the Pocket'; and lists a number of the large-format surveys of the individual English counties (Oxfordshire by 'Mr. Oliver' and equivalent maps of Essex, Middlesex, Hertford, Kent, Sussex and Yorkshire); aa well as mentioning a de l'Isle atlas with 110 maps, Le Clerc's "Atlas of Ancient Geography" with 100 maps; wall maps; "Friex's 28 Sheet Map of Flanders and Brabant"; "several large Maps of Holland and Flanders, and upwards of 1200 single Sheet Maps, and Plans, by several Hands". This broadside is apparently unrecorded by ESTC, but does mention two other similar but earlier broadsides published by Moll himself, N27709 and T142508, both of which performed the same function as the present work.

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        Den Danske Atlas Eller Kongeriget Dannemark,

      1763 1763 - Med dets Naturlige Egenskaber, Elementer, Indbyggere, Væxter, Dyr og andre Affødninger, dets gamle Tildragelser og nærværende Omstændigheder i alle Provintzer, Stæder, Kirker, Slotte og Herre-Gaarde. Forestillet ved en udførlig Lands-Beskrivelse, saa og oplyst med dertil forfærdigede Land-Kort over enhver Provintz, samt ziret med Stædernes Prospecter, Grund-Ridser, og andre merkværdige Kaaber-Stykker. 7 bd. Kbhvn.: A.H. Godiche 1763-81. Med 296 foldede kobberstukne kort og prospekter. Samtidigt helskind med rygforgyldning. * Stort eksemplar på skrivepapir med de mange kobbere i skarpe klare aftryk. Pontoppidans Atlas er den første store samlede beskrivelse af Danmark og med sine mangfoldige - i mange tilfælde tidligste - afbildninger af danske byer og steder en uudtømmelig kilde til vor viden om om Danmark i det 18de århundrede. P. nåede selv kun at få udgivet de to første bind. Arbejdet fortsattes på grundlag af P.'s forarbejder af svogeren H. de Hofman, Langebek og B.C. Sandvig. "One of the most useful sources for historians trying to reconstruct early eighteenth-century life in urban and provincial Denmark" Harvard, Danish Literature, 33-36. Bibl. Danica II,600. Laur. Nielsen "Den danske Bog, p. 140-41.

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      J. Barbou, Paris 1763 - In-12 (150 x 85 mm), xi (mal chiffré x) pp., 1 p. n. ch., 370 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Maroquin rouge, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre noire, filet sur les coupes et roulette sur les chasses dorés, tranches dorées (reliure de l'époque). Cette élégante édition a été établie par Joseph Valart (1698-1781). Elle est ornée d'un frontispice gravé par Duflos d'après B. Picart. Ex-libris manuscrit contemporain Le Pelletier des Ravinières. Bel exemplaire en maroquin du temps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Herrn Gottfried Wilhelms, Freyherrn von Leibnitz, Theodicee, das ist, Versuch von der Güte Gottes, Freyheit des Menschen, und vom Ursprunge des Bösen, bey dieser fünften Ausgabe durchgehens verbesssert, auch mit neuen Zusätzen und Anmerkungen vermehret von Johann Christoph Gottscheden. Statt einer Einleitung ist die Fontenellische Lobschrift auf den Herrn von Leibnitz von neuem übersetzt.

      Hannover - Leipzig, Försterischen Erben, 1763. 2 Bde. Titel + 10 n.n. Bll. + 112 + 432, S. 435 - 908 + 42 S. OPp. der Zeit. Vgl.: Ravier 470. Goedeke III, 361, 34. Faber du Faur I, 1540. Mit dem gestochenen Porträt und der gefalteten Tafel der Rechenmaschine (siehe Abbildung). - Besitzsign. a. V., fl. V. fachmännisch in Ecke ergänzt, Gelenke beider Bände fachmännisch restauriert, stockfleckig, gebräunt, leichte Gbrsp. - Die erst Auflage wurde 1720 von Richter übersetzt, hier die zweite von Gottsched bearbeitete Ausgabe. Es ist ebenfalls der Aufsatz über die \"Rechnung mit Null und Eins\", eine Beschreibung des von ihm entdeckten binären Zahlensystems, enthalten - die Grundlage der heutigen Computertechnik. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Naturwiss.; N-H-T

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        Education Complette Ou Abregé De l`Histoire Universelle, Melé De Géographie & De Chronologie. 2 Bde / Tomes / Parties.

      Pierre Gosse Junior & Daniel Pinet, La Haye 1763 Erstausgabe, Première Edition Leder Sehr gut Text Französisch. Komplett! Zwei hübsche Ganzlederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückendekor, 5 Bünde, montierte Rückentitelei und Nummerierungsschildchen, minimale Abriebspuren am Kapital/Kapitalband, solide, Buchblöcke einwandfrei, Buchschnitt rundum rot eingefärbt, farbig marmoriertes Vor-/Nachsatzpapier, Namenseintragung von alter Hand auf Vorsatzblättern, stockfleckenfrei, hübsche Textvignetten. Band 1 / Tome premier: Kleiner Einriss mit Materialverlust an unterer Ecke des Vorsatzpapiers, XXXII, 402 Seiten, 50 Lektionen, Fragen, Antworten und Kommentare. Band 2 / Tome second: Dunklere Stellen auf Rückseite des Einbandes, aber solide, 336 Seiten, 46 Lektionen, Fragen, Antworten und Kommentare. Insgesamt ein wunderschönes Ensemble mit angenehmster Patina, klar und auf gutem Papier gedruckt. Der Inhalt ist pädagogisch gestaltet und enthält viele Anekdoten zur Geschichte des Altertums. Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont, geborene Vaimboult (1711 - 1780), französische Romancière und Autorin zahlreicher zu Klassikern der Kinder- und Jugendliteratur gewordenen Märchen wie z.B. \"Die Schöne und das Biest\", veröffentlichte 1757 ein Magasin des Enfants, das großen Erfolg hatte. +++Deux jolis volumes cuir-basane, solides, dos dorés, 5 nerfs, pièces de titre, coiffes supérieures un peu rognées, très agréable patine, gardes marbrées (petite déchirure de la garde en bas du premier tome), ouvrages contenant en tout 96 leçons axées sur l`histoire ancienne avec questions (demandes) et réponses, ainsi que réflexions et « Traits à raconter », sans rousseurs. L`oeuvre essentielle de Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1711 - 1780), auteure entre autres de \"La Belle et la Bête\".+++A beautiful leather bound complete set of the pedagogic work of Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont (also author of \"Beauty and the Beast\"), gilded spines, marbled front and end paper, no foxing, contains 97 lessons on ancient history (questions and answers).++++ 10 x 17 Cm. 0,7 Kg. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Complète Pedagogie XVIIIe Siecle Bibliophilie Erziehung Pädagogik Lehrbuch

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        De la nature

      1763 - 5 vol. 1 front. 16 pl. Amsterdam, E. Van Harevelt, 1763-1768, in-8, 5 vol. 1 front. 16 pl, reliure de l'époque en veau moucheté, dos lisse, encadrement d'un double filet sur les plats, Jean-Baptiste Robinet élevé chez les Jésuites (1735-1820), nourri de la métaphysique de Leibniz et dont les réflexions ont attiré l'attention de Hegel, apparait comme un lointain précurseur de Darwin. Dans cette œuvre riche, à la pensée vigoureuse, il proposait une idée générale du modèle humain, que Buffon avait précédemment développé en relation avec sa définition des espèces. L'auteur y soumet des théories aussi audacieuses que paradoxales , qu'il renia du reste peu avant sa mort. Sur Dieu, sur l'âme et les sensations, il attribue même aux étoiles la faculté de se reproduire. Malgré la mise à l'index de son ouvrage, Jean-Baptiste Robinet à exercé une influence sur le développement des idées au Siècle des Lumières. Mention de troisième édition sur le premier tome. Bel exemplaire en condition d'origine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Econome politique. Projet Pour enrichir et pour perfectionner l'Espèce Humaine.

      chez Moreau, Pissot, Knapen, Brocas et Humblot, A Londres. Et se trouve à Paris 1763 - In-12 de (4)-XI-(1)-212 pp., veau brun marbré, dos orné à nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale très rare. Joachim Faiguet de Villeneuve (1703-1780) commença par publier quelques morceaux de prose et de vers dans différents journaux, puis des articles plus conséquents, comme Projet d'un établissement singulier paru, sous l'anonymat, dans le Journal économique de septembre 1755, et qui n'est en fait qu'une première mouture de l'article Moraves, qu'il donnera dix ans plus tard à l'Encyclopédie. Faiguet était entré en effet en contact avec les milieux encyclopédistes et dès 1753, il remit à Diderot et d'Alembert divers articles de grammaire, de mathématiques, de théologie, de morale, de droit, etc. Signalons, dans le tome III de l'Encyclopédie, paru en 1753, l'article Citations ; dans le tome IV (1754), l'article Dimanche, loué par Grimm ; dans le tome V (1755), l'article Epargne ; dans le tome VI (1756), les articles Etudes, Expulser, Explicite, Extraction des racines, Fêtes, Fidèle ; dans le tome X (1765), l'article Moraves, repris du Journal oeconomique et qui fut encore reproduit dans l'Encyclopédie méthodique. Et dans le tome XVII (1765), l'article Usure, écrit dès 1758, publié à nouveau en 1770. « Dans ses multiples articles ou ouvrages, Faiguet cherche comment améliorer le sort des classes laborieuses et perfectionner l'espèce humaine. Imprégné d'idées physiocratiques, il sait que la masse des biens dont dépend la puissance des souverains est toujours proportionnée aux fruits de la terre, et que ces fruits dépendent essentiellement de l'aisance des laboureurs : c'est donc cette classe qu'il convient d'encourager. Depuis quelques années, la population est devenue à la mode. Mais est-il besoin d'aider la nature qui tend d'elle-même à la reproduction ? Parons plutôt à la misère et à la dégénérescence. « Le vrai secret », la pierre philosophale qui permet d'obtenir le bonheur et l'aisance tient en deux mots : travail, épargne » (Jacqueline Hecht, Trois précurseurs, in Population n°1, 1959). Bon exemplaire. Traces de mouillures marginales, des rousseurs. Kress, 6100 ; INED, 1772. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        NEWFOUNDLAND: Carte Réduite de l'île de Terre-Neuve. Dressée d'après les Plans anglois de J. Cook et M. Lane .

      - A fine French edition of James Cook & Michael Lane’s magisterial chart of Newfoundland, considered to be one of the finest scientific surveys conducted anywhere in the world during the Enlightenment Era. This exquisitely engraved, large-format sea chart was produced by the Dépôt Général de la Marine (the maritime chart printing office of the French government) just after the end of the American Revolution, and features James Cook (the future Pacific explorer) & Michal Lane’s ground-breaking survey of Newfoundland and southern Labrador. Cook & Lane’s survey is widely considered to be one of the most technically impressive accomplishments of scientific mapping done during the Enlightenment Era, and the present edition of the map was made by the French government to manage its extensive interests in the fishing industry in the region. The incredibly jagged coasts of the Island of Newfoundland and Southern Labrador are portrayed with amazing accuracy, based on almost a decade of painstaking trigonometric surveys. All coastal features are meticulously labelled and the extensive offshore banks are carefully sounded with bathymetric readings. Cook & Lane’s Epic Survey of Newfoundland The story behind the creation of this chart is fascinating and one of the most consequential in the history of 18th Century cartography. In 1763, Britain had won the Seven Years' War, however, the Treaty of Paris compelled Britain to cede the tiny islands of St. Pierre & Miquelon (located off the southern coast of Newfoundland) to France and to provide the French with limited fishing rights along Newfoundland's shores. The Newfoundland fishery was then big business, in fact, it was annually worth nearly as much as Virginia's tobacco crop, which was Britain's largest single source of revenue from British North American colonies. The British had an imperative to properly manage the fishery (and limit French activities to strictly what was conceded in the Treaty), the problem was, all existing charts of Newfoundland's coasts were wildly inaccurate. For instance, the contemporary chart of record for the region was Mount & Page's A Chart Shewing Part of the Sea Coast of Newfoundland, from ye Bay of Bulls to Little Placentia Exactly and Carefully Lay'd Down by John Gaudy, first issued in 1715, it as so imprecise as to be scarcely useful. That year, Admiral Thomas Graves, the Governor of Newfoundland, appointed Lt. James Cook (1728-79) to survey the shores of Newfoundland and southern Labrador. Cook had already won acclaim for his masterly chart of the St. Lawrence River that was used by the British fleet to successfully besiege Quebec City in 1759. However, given the ferocious weather and the exceptional cragginess of Newfoundland's shores, this would prove to be a dramatically more difficult assignment. Fortunately, Cook was assisted by Michael Lane (fl. 1763-84), a highly competent surveyor who refined his skills to the highest levels under Cook's mentorship. The Newfoundland survey proceeded expeditiously until 1767, when Cook was appointed by the Admiralty to lead the first of the three Pacific Voyages that would make him the foremost explorer of the 18th Century. The superlative quality of the surveys already sent back to England, combined with glowing reports from Cook's superiors had been responsible for this august appointment. From that point onwards, Lane was left to lead the project to survey Newfoundland on his own. From that point onwards, Lane was left to lead the project to survey Newfoundland on his own, completing the endeavour in 1773. Cook & Lane’s general chart of Newfoundland was first published as A General Chart Of The Island Of Newfoundland with the Rocks & Soundings. Drawn from Surveys taken by Order of the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. By James Cook and Michael Lane Surveyors and Others (London, 1775). This chart and the various larger-scale regional surveys of the coasts immediately became the authoritati

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        A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law.

      Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter 8vo (20.3 cm, 8"). xii, 412, [16] pp.. 1763 First Irish edition, following the Oxford first of the preceding year: one of the most authoritative and scholarly of such reports of the time, accompanied by examinations of treason, homicide, accessories, the writings of Lord Hale, etc. Cotter's printing seems to have appeared in two variants, as per ESTC; in the present example, the catchword on p. 406 is "to." Cotter was the daughter of Joseph Cotter and successor to his printing business. She was active from 1757 to 1767 and published/printed law, technical and religious books, belle lettres, and a wide variety of other productions. The trial mentioned in the title refers to that of those arrested for participation in the Jacobite rising of 1745, an attempt by "Bonnie Prince Charlie" (i.e., Charles Edward Stuart) to regain the British throne. (He had timed his effort for a moment when much of the British military was occupied on the continent by the War of the Austrian Succession.) Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label and blind-tooled tulip decorations between raised bands; hinges (inside) reinforced. Front pastedown and free endpaper each with one small early inked annotation (shelf and price?); first and last few leaves with offsetting to margins; pages generally mildly age-toned with a very few scattered light spots.

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        Genera morborum, in auditorum usum.

      Uppsala, Chr. Erh. Steinert, 1763. 32 + (7) s. Samtida gråpappersomslag som har förstärkts med ett extra skyddande pappersomslag. Interfolierad med blanka sidor ämnade för anteckningar. Äldre namnteckning på första blanka interfolierade sidan före titelsidan ( N. W Elgenstierna, Upsala den 15 October 1803). Inlagan delvis loss från gråpappersomslaget. Det yttre förstärkande pappersomslaget är till större delen loss på ryggen, och har handskriven titel på främre omslaget (i blyerts) och på ryggen(i bläck). Smärre defekter på rygghuvud och ryggfot samt hörnen.. Titulärprofessorn överläkaren Nils Wilhelm Elgenstierna 1785-1824

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         De Orange confiturier, gebak-bereider en keuken-meester: ... Den vyfden druk. Amsterdam, heirs of the widow of Jacobus van Egmont I, 1763. 4to. With the authenticating signature of Jacobus van Egmont II ("J v Egmont") in ink on the back of the title-page. Rebound in stiff paper wrappers covered with the original marbled paper wrappers, and the spine secured with brown cloth. .

      Landwehr, Het Nederlandse kookboek 35.5 (2 copies); STCN (4 copies, incl. 1 incomplete); Witteveen & Cuperus 4794 (2 copies). Fifth edition (expanded) of a very rare Dutch cookery book, with a section for medicinal recipes. All editions are very rare: Landwehr located no copies of the first or fourth and neither he nor Witteveen & Cuperous locate more than two copies of any edition. The book is divided into four sections, the first containing 29 recipes for the preservation of fruits, the second 53 pastry recipes, the third 46 general recipes (for meat, fish, vegetables, soup, drinks etc.) and the fourth and last 34 medicinal recipes (a total of 162, while the second edition had only 99). Foxed and browned throughout, but otherwise in good condition. The original marbled paper covering the wrappers is rubbed, the original side stitching has been removed and the quires resewn through the gutter folds. A rare and important Dutch cookery book..

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        Pomologia, dat is beschrijvingen en afbeeldingen van de beste zoorten van appels en peeren,. (Und:) Fructulogia of beschrijvingen der vruchtbomen en vrugten. (Und:) Dendrologia, of beschrijving der plantagiegewassen, die men in de tuinen cultiveert. 3 Tle. in 1 Band.

      Leeuwarden, Abraham Ferwerda 1758 - 1763. - Mit zus. 39 kolor. Kupfertafeln. 2 Bll., 86 S., 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 132 S.; 2 Bll., 168 S., 2 Bll. Rot eingefärbter HLdr. d. Zt. Folio. Nissen 1077 & 1078; Pritzel 4754 & 4755. - Erste Ausgabe. Komplett mit allen 20 Tafeln zum ersten Teil und den 19 Tafeln zum zweiten Teil. "Both books may be considered as the first monographs with coloured plates of fruit and fruit trees" (Landwehr S. 33). - Die sorgfältig kolorierten Tafeln in der `Pomologia` ausschließlich mit Früchten, in der `Fructologia` mit Zweigen und Früchten. - Kanten und Decken beschabt. Textbll. teils leicht gebräunt, Titel, Innendeckel und Widmungsblatt mit altem Stempel, insgesamt schöner, breitrandiger und unbeschnittener Sammelband mit prachtvoll kolorierten Tafeln. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Boston: Reverend the President and Fellows of Harvard-College, 1763. Half title. Contemporary half calf and marbled paper boards, raised bands. Binding rubbed and edgeworn. Contemporary gift inscriptions on front free endpaper, ownership signatures excised from upper margin of half title and titlepage. A few instances of ink notes, emendations, and cross-outs in the text. Some tanning and foxing. A good copy, in original condition. A presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "For Mr. John Lovell from his most Hble. Servt. S.S." Stephen Sewall (1734-1804) was professor of Hebrew at Harvard and was one of the leading scholars of his day, specializing in Oriental languages and Hebrew. In 1761, Sewall succeeded Judah Monis as instructor in Hebrew at Harvard, a position Sewall held for more than twenty years. The recipient of this volume was almost certainly the John Lovell who was the longtime headmaster of the Boston Latin School. This is the second Hebrew grammar produced in America, preceded only by a work by Monis published in 1735. Rosenbach asserts that the Hebrew types used in it were destroyed by fire in 1764. The final twenty-three pages are comprised of a study of Hebrew poetry. There are several early corrections in the text, possibly in the hand of Sewall or Lovell.

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        L'Homme en société, ou Nouvelles vues politiques et économiques pour porter la population au plus haut degré en France.

      chez Marc Michel Rey, A Amsterdam 1763 - 2 tomes en 1 vol. in-12 de XII-262 pp. et (4)-280 pp., veau glacé, dos lisse orné, triple filet doré d'encadrement sur les plats, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale du plus important livre de l'auteur et aussi le plus rare. « Plan de réformes entraînant la suppression des métiers parasites, l'élévation des salaires des journaliers, l'amélioration du sort des paysans, des maisons de retraite pour les malades, les vieillards, les infirmes, de façon à assurer au genre humain, avec la suppression des abus de l'administration, le bonheur commun et projet de règlement au sujet des femmes publiques » (INED). Bel exemplaire. Kress, 6105 ; Higgs, 3036 ; INED, 2117 ; Goldsmiths, 9831. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Centuria Insectorum Rariorum quam. praeside. Carolo von Linné. submittit Boas Johansson.

      - Upsalia (1763). 8vo. (180 x145mm). pp. (6), 32. Cloth strip on spine. First edition. The 'Centuria Insectorum' (one hundred insects) is a 1763 taxonomic work by Carl Linnaeus, and defended as a thesis by Boas Johansson; which of the two men should be credited with its authorship has been the subject of some controversy. It includes descriptions of 102 new insects and crustacean species that had been sent to Linnaeus from British America, Suriname, Java and other locations. Most of the new names included in the 'Centuria Insectorum' are still in use, although a few have been sunk into synonymy, and one was the result of a hoax: a Common Brimstone butterfly with spots painted on was described as the new "species" Papilio ecclipsis.The specimens used by Linnaeus or Johansson in writing Centuria Insectorum include some provided by Dr Alexander Garden, a horticulturist from Charles Town in the Province of South Carolina, by Carl Gustav Dahlberg in Suriname, by Hans Johan Nordgren in Java, and from the collection of Baron Charles De Geer from the Province of Pennsylvania. The work appeared also in the 'Amoenitates Academicae'.Soulsby 2251. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Karte von dem Reiche Japon. Von dem Hrn Bellin, Ing.r der Marine. - A.W.H. XXV. u. N.H. VII. Theil.':.

      - Kupferstich n. Jacques Nicolas Bellin aus Fortsetzung der Algemeinen Welthistorie . b. Johann Justinus Gebauer in Halle, 1763, 21,2 x 30,7 Hubbard & Walter, List of Printed Maps of Japan before 1800. In: Walter, Japan a Cartographic vision. European printed Maps from the Early 16th to the 19th Century, S. 224, OAG 111; - Zeigt Japan. - Oben links Kartusche mit Kartentitel u. Autorenangabe in 3 Zeilen; darunter 2 versch. Meilenzeiger. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Abhandlung von Bäumen, Stauden und Sträuchen welche in Frankreich in freyer Luft erzogen werden. Aus d. Franz. übers. von C.C. Oelhafen. 3 Teile in 1 Bd. 48 Bll., 258 S.; 3 Bll., 284 S., 58 Bll.; 31 Bll., 272 S. Mit 28 Kupfertafeln und zahlr. Kupfern im Text. 4°. Spät. Hldr. m. RSch. u. RVerg. (sign. F.C. Raben).

       1763 Cobres II, 34.- Vgl. Nissen 548; Pritzel 2469.- Die französische Originalausgabe des Werkes war 1755 erschienen und wurde 1791 in die Reihe \'Descriptions des arts et métiers\' als Band 19 aufgenommen. Der Autor (Paris 1700-1782) war Generalinspektor der Marine und seit 1728 Mitglied der Akademie und betrieb Forschungen auf den Gebieten Botanik, Agrikultur, Handel, Marine und Technik.- Teil 3 mit dem Titel: Von der Holz-Saat und Pflanzung der Wald-Bäume.- Stempel auf Spiegel und Titel, sonst gutes Exemplar mit anschaulichen, exakten Pflanzendarstellungen. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Acta historico-chronologica-mechanica circa metallurgiam in Hercynia superiori oder Historisch-chronologische Nachricht und theoretische und praktische Beschreibung des Maschinenwesens und der Hülfsmittel bey dem Bergbau auf dem Oberharze... Zwei Theile.

      Braunschweig, Vlg. der Fürstl. Waisenhaus-Buchhandlung, 1763. Folio. 5 Bll., 200, 2 Bll., 316 S. Hld. der Zeit mit RBeschriftung. Einzige Ausgabe. Ferchl 82 - Poggendorff I.364. Mit 48 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. - Ebd. sauber restauriert, Beschriftung verblasst. Titelblatt m. Fleck, sonst schönes Exemplar. - Der Verfasser (1686-1766) war Lehrer in Clausthal und Pastor in Altenau. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Bergbau; Mineralogie; N-H-T

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        Den Danske Atlas Eller Kongeriget Dannemark

      Med dets Naturlige Egenskaber, Elementer, Indbyggere, Væxter, Dyr og andre Affødninger, dets gamle Tildragelser og nærværende Omstændigheder i alle Provintzer, Stæder, Kirker, Slotte og Herre-Gaarde. Forestillet ved en udførlig Lands-Beskrivelse, saa og oplyst med dertil forfærdigede Land-Kort over enhver Provintz, samt ziret med Stædernes Prospecter, Grund-Ridser, og andre merkværdige Kaaber-Stykker. 7 bd. Kbhvn.: A.H. Godiche 1763-81. Med 296 foldede kobberstukne kort og prospekter. Samtidigt helskind med rygforgyldning.. Stort eksemplar på skrivepapir med de mange kobbere i skarpe klare aftryk. Pontoppidans Atlas er den første store samlede beskrivelse af Danmark og med sine mangfoldige - i mange tilfælde tidligste - afbildninger af danske byer og steder en uudtømmelig kilde til vor viden om om Danmark i det 18de århundrede. P. nåede selv kun at få udgivet de to første bind. Arbejdet fortsattes på grundlag af P.'s forarbejder af svogeren H. de Hofman, Langebek og B.C. Sandvig. "One of the most useful sources for historians trying to reconstruct early eighteenth-century life in urban and provincial Denmark" Harvard, Danish Literature, 33-36. Bibl. Danica II,600. Laur. Nielsen "Den danske Bog, p. 140-41

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      [N.p., 1763. Quarto sheet. Separation at old fold, repaired on verso with contemporary paper. Minor wear otherwise. Very good. Croghan, a deputy Indian agent serving under British agent William Johnson, writes to an unnamed recipient concerning a map of the northern British colonies. This letter presumably accompanied the map in question, and both this letter and the map were likely sent to a cartographer or artisan of some kind; due to the date and the available resources, it is almost certain that the map to which Croghan refers is that of Lewis Evans. The letter reads, in part: "I Send you this Map wh. is to be Inlarged Takeing In all the province of New York to Connecticut River and as far back as the Limits of Cannada all the Jersey Pensylvaine Maryland & Virginia the Lackes & back Cuntry is properly & well Lay'd. Down in this & the Larger Scail its Lay'd. Down on the better, one Copey is for Sir William Johnson to Settle the Boundry with the Indians by the other is to be Sent the proprietors when the boundry is [pricht?] of, on itt." In the lower left corner is written in another hand: "The Map when Enlarged was 7 ft 2 in Length & 4 ft 3 inches in Breadth. Takeing in Connecticut River & the Massisippa all Virgina & Canda to the Lat. of Montreal." As indicated in the letter, the map was to assist in the boundary dispute between the British and the Native Americans, giving a probable date for the letter to circa 1763, around the end of Pontiac's Rebellion and the Royal Proclamation of 1763, which legally curtailed white settlement past the Appalachian Mountains. George Croghan (1718-82) was an Irish-born fur trader who became acquainted with the Great Lake Region Indians and their languages through his trading pursuits. Breaking the traditional modus operandi of British traders, Croghan traveled to the Indians, rather than waiting for them to arrive at a British post. This allowed him to spend time among the native peoples, whom he grew to respect, learning their customs and languages. In 1756 he began service as the deputy Indian agent under William Johnson, the British Indian agent in the area, a position he held until retiring in 1772. A fascinating document, which gives rise to the question of whether or not such a large scale map was created, and if so, does it still exist somewhere.

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      Dublin, 1763. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt leather label. Extremities rubbed. Minor scattered foxing and soiling. Very good. An interesting work, first published in Dublin, comprised of selections from the ANNUAL REGISTER from 1758 to 1763, this work provides an excellent contemporary account of the military events of the French and Indian War, especially the Siege of Quebec. This work is sometimes ascribed to Edmund Burke, as he was editor of the ANNUAL REGISTER during the period covered. The attribution to John Wright stems from the London 1765 edition which gives that name, possibly a pseudonym for Burke as author. With a large folding map of the British and French territories in North America, a folding view of Montreal, a plan of Louisbourg, and several engraved portraits, subjects of which include Admiral Boscawen, Gen. James Wolfe, George III, Prince Ferdinand, and Frederick III.

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      Germantown, 1763. Quarto. Contemporary calf over wooden boards; metal clasps lacking. Dampstaining and wear to edges of first and last few leaves. Some light soiling to text. Contemporary manuscript notations to endpapers. Very good to near fine. In a cloth box, gilt leather label. 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.

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