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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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        Opuscula miscellanea. Quorum non pauca nunc primum prodeunt, tres partes divisa. In hac prima editone Napolitana adduntur epistolae anatomicae duae.

      Typographia Simoniana,, Neapel, 1763 - 4 Teile in 2 Bänden. Neapel, Typographia Simoniana, 1763. 4°. 4 n.n. Bl., 226 (recte 228) S., VI, 133 S.; 156 S., XIV, 191 S. Mit einem gestochenen, gefalteten Porträt als Frontispiz. Halbpergamentbände der Zeit. Blake 312. - Wellcome IV, 178. - Waller 6680. - Erste Ausgabe. Erschien gleichzeitig in Venedig in Folio. Die Übernahme des Titels der Ausgabe von Venedig mit der Bemerkung "tres in partes divisa" lässt vermuten, dass es sich bei der vorliegenden Ausgabe um einen Nachdruck handelt, sind hier doch die Texte Morgagnis auf vier Teile verteilt. Das vorliegende Werk umfasst verschiedene kleinere Schriften die vorher nicht gedruckt erschienen waren. Über Gallensteine, Themen der forensischen Medizin, Briefe an Lancisi, eine Abhandlung über den Tod Kleopatras sowie die Bibliographie seines Lehrers Vallsalva. Das schöne Porträt zeigt Morgagni als 80-jährigen. - Titel stockfleckig, sonst nur vereinzelte kleine Flecken. Einbandrücken beschabt. Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin

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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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        AN HEBREW GRAMMAR, COLLECTED CHIEFLY FROM THOSE OF MR. ISRAEL LYONS...AND THE REV. RICHARD GREY...TO WHICH IS SUBJOINED A PRAXIS, TAKEN FROM THE SACRED CLASSICS, AND CONTAINING A SPECIMEN OF THE WHOLE HEBREW LANGUAGE: WITH A SKETCH OF THE HEBREW POETRY AS RETRIEVED BY BISHOP HARE

      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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        Lettre autographe signée - 1799 (au Ministre de la Guerre)

      - (1763-1813). Général de la Révolution, le rival de Bonaparte. Lettre autographe signée, (1799), au Ministre de la Guerre ; 1 page in-4. Le général Moreau intervient en faveur d’un militaire menacé de destitution. « Le citoyen Rivaud, citoyen ministre, chef d’escadron de gendarmerie et qu’on vient et qu’on veut destituer pour sa mission d’Italie, vient réclamer mon témoignage pour sa conduite dans le pays. Je crois qu’on le traite avec injustice sa conduite en Italie ma toujours paru celle d’un patriote sage et bien dévoué à la république. Ce n’est pas sa faute si on lui avait donné une mission qui devait nécessairement déplaire à une grande partie de l’armée de la république Cisalpine. Elle était l’ouvrage d’un Gouvernement qui a subi la peine que devait lui attirer beaucoup d’actes déplacés. Salut et fraternité. Moreau ». Moreau avait été nommé commandant en chef de l’armée d’Italie en avril 1799, en remplacement de Schérer. Il remporte en juin la victoire de San-Giuliano.

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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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        [AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, FROM GEORGE CROGHAN, CONCERNING A MAP OF THE AMERICAN COLONIES]

      [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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        A COMPLEAT HISTORY OF THE LATE WAR; OR ANNUAL REGISTER OF IT'S [sic] RISE, PROGRESS, AND EVENTS IN EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AND AMERICA. AND EXHIBITING THE STATE OF THE BELLIGERENT POWERS AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE WAR

      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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        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, 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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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis. Sixti V. & Clementis VIII. Pont. Max. auctoritate recognitae. Cum Indicibus etiam plantinianis. Editio Nova. Notis chronologicis, historicis et geographicis illustrata.Juxta editionem Parisiensem Antonij Vitré. Nunc Jussu Illustrissimi ac Reverendissimi Domini Petri Josephi ...

      Antverpiae (Antwerpen), Joa. Bapt. Verdussen, 1715. Frontispiz + Titel + 4 n.n. + XX + 624 + Zwischentitel + 576 + 74 S. Blindgeprägter Ld. der Zeit, ohne die beiden Schließen. In lat. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Frontispiz, den Titelvignetten, Initialen und Vignetten. - Priv. Widm. a. V., T. u. ersten Bll. feuchtigkeitsrandig, leicht stockfleckig, V. m. Fehlstellen, Gbrsp. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Philosophie; Theologie, Religion

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        A PLAIN AND FAITHFUL NARRATIVE OF THE ORIGINAL DESIGN, RISE, PROGRESS AND PRESENT STATE OF THE INDIAN CHARITY- SCHOOL AT LEBANON, IN CONNECTICUT

      Boston, 1763. Early 20th century three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Bookplate of C.L.F. Robinson on front pastedown. A large, untrimmed copy. Minor toning and foxing; p.39 torn at edge, minutely affecting text. Pencil notes of Thomas W. Streeter, but without his bookplate. Very good. From the famous collection of C.L.F. Robinson in Newport, and later Thomas W. Streeter, an interesting copy of this famous work. The first installment in Wheelock's series of publications giving the history of the first Indian school in America. This volume covers 1754-62 and was followed by eight more such reports, taking the story up to 1775. Wheelock discusses the origins of the school and defends the missionary endeavor. The school, founded by Wheelock, opened in 1754 under the name of Moors Charity School. In 1772 it was removed to Hanover, "where it formed the germ of the institution, known as Dartmouth College" (Field). At the conclusion of the text (at the bottom of the recto of the final leaf) is a contemporary manuscript note reading: "Memorandum. Mr. Wheeler has transmitted an account of ye school for 2 years to Dr. Gifford who his ready to communicate it to any enquirer." Andrew Gifford (1700-84) was a Baptist minister and numismatist who donated a collection of books and a pair of globes to Wheelock's school in 1764.

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        ORAZIONI

      Tommaso Bettinelli, Venezia 1763 - Opera completa in 7 voll., in 16_, pergamena. Gore, fioriture, mende, segni del tempo. Nell'insieme buone condizioni._ Orazioni di Marco Tullio Cicerone in volgar toscano recate, ed illustrate con Note, a riscontro del testo latino da P. Maestro Alessandro M. Bandiera de' Servi di Maria Sanese de' Servi di Maria sanse. Professore d'umane lettere. Edizione seconda. Diligentemente ricorretta, e migliorata per varie Note dallo stesso Autore aggiuntevi, e contrassegnate da un *. _

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        Dictionnaire des livres opposés à la morale de la société des soi-disant Jésuites. Complet en 4 vols.

      Bruxelles, 1763, - in-12°, faux titre + titre + 508 p. / 552 p. / 504 p. / 467 p., tous les vols. avec ex-libris gravé de Constantin von Hersfeld (Constantinus Dei gratia Hassiae Landgravius princeps Hersfeldiae, comes Catimeliboci Diciae, Nidae, Zigenhain et Schaumburgi), pt. tampon noir sur les titres ?initiales couronnés?, reliure en pleine basane d?époque, avec p. de titre et de tomaison contrastées sur dos à 5 nerfs rich. doré, lion couronné doré au centre du plat sup. (armoirie du landgraviat de Hesse-Darmstadt), tranches rouges, pt. lacune sur plat du t. IV, sinon très bon état, bel exemplaire décoratif. Deuxième édition rare parue sous ce titre. La première édition de cet ouvrage fut publiée en 1722 à Lyon sous le titre ?Bibliothèque janséniste ou catalogue alphabétique des principaux livres jansénistes ou suspects de jansénisme qui ont paru depuis la naissance de cette hérésie.? L?auteur est lui-même jésuite et analyse les traités jansénistes ou ce qu?il considère comme tel, dénoncant l?hérésie et leurs auteurs anonymes. Il y eut plusieurs éditions de cet ouvrage. Il s?agit d?une publication importante antijanséniste qui présente une vaste bibliographie concernant un des plus grands conflits sur la doctrine catholique en France, qui opposa Jésuites et Jansénistes pendant toute une époque. Pour son extrémisme, cet ouvrage fut mis plusieurs fois à l?index à Rome et y figurait jusqu?au début du XXe s. Après la mort de Colonia, le père Patouillet augmenta considérablement l?ouvrage. L?édition la plus complète fut publiée en 1752 sous le titre ?Dictionnaire des livres jansénistes? suivi par la première édition sous le titre de notre exemplaire en 1761. Bel exemplaire.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Barbier I, 968 & (Bibl. janséniste:) 418f.; Caillet 2500 (éd. 1752); Querard 257.

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        Album of 18th Century miniature portraits of the Austrian Nobility].

      - A historically important an exquisitely rendered 18th Century collection of miniature portraits of members of the Austrian nobility, attributed to Karl Alexander von Schell, in the manner of Jean-Étienne Liotard. Manuscript portrait album, with 78 drawings (pen and ink and watercolour) on 66 sheets of paper and parchment, 2 volumes, bound in contemporary dark calf, each 16 x 22.5 cm. Condition: Overall very good; some portraits trimmed and mounted (without loss to artwork), probably by the author; some drawings with minor staining, otherwise in good clean condition; some leaves loose; fly leaves of volumes slightly stained; one list at the back of one volume with small worm holes; paper leaves bearing watermark of C.I. Honig, bindings rubbed at extremities. Presented here are two albums containing 78 miniature portraits, generally of members of the Austrian nobility, executed roughly between 1763 and 1775 in Vienna and Trieste. The portraits, drafted on both paper and parchment, are of exceptional artistic merit, in line with the style for the genre introduced to the Habsburg Court by Jean-Étienne Liotard. While unsigned, strong evidence leads to the attribution of the portraits to Karl Alexander Schell, a Swabian nobleman who was a highly gifted artist and who inhabited the same rarified social circles as the subjects of the portraits. The portraits are by the hand of a highly virtuous painter, as the precise lines of the draftsmanship are softened by the elegant use of watercolor accents. The visages are made to come to life, framed by the elegant coiffure, clothing and jewelry favoured by the contemporary elite of the Habsburg Empire. Some of the portraits of the female figures are drafted on parchment, giving the subjects a wonderfully luminous appearance. The portraits depict many influential figures in the Austrian Empire during the mid to late 18th Century, including many members of the higher nobility in Vienna and Trieste, most of them well recorded in novels and histories regarding the period. Also featured are Habsburg government officials, foreign diplomats and senior members of the clergy. A list at the end of each volume identifies the subjects portrayed. The album includes portraits of the members of eminent noble families, such as Lantieri, Zinzendorf, Herberstein, Kollonitsch, Harrach and Khevenhüller, amongst many others. Highlights include the portrayal of Anton Franz de Paula Graf Lamberg-Sprinzenstein, a well-known art collector and the director of the Imperial and Royal Unified Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Johanna Katharina von Zois, was the mother of the celebrated natural scientist Sigmund Zois.Michel de Pinet was a Consul of France in Trieste and an art collector, as well as a friend and colleague of the archeologist Ésprit-Marie Cousinéry.Maria Anna von Posch, together with her husband, the scientist Franz Anton Mesmer, was one of the earliest patrons of the young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Some of the subjects in the album, such as Emanuel Anton, Count von Torres and the playwright Pietro Chiari, belonged to the circle of Giacomo Casnanova, as did the countess Maria Aloysia Lantieri. Casanova met Lantieri in 1773 and wrote about her as beeing "as beautiful as a star; she inspired me with a passion that would have made me unhappy if I had not had strength enough to wrap my love with the veil of the greatest reverence." Lantieri also befriended Johann Ludwig von Goethe, who mentioned her in his account of his Italian travels. The portraits within the albums can be dated to approximately between 1763 and 1775, during the height of the glorious reign of Empress Maria Theresa. Three of the portraits are dated and all of the miniatures seem to have been drafted in either Trieste or Vienna. The volume that is bound in contemporary brown leather predates the volume bound in dark, almost black leather, and seems to generally feature portraits that were executed in Trieste. Most of the portraits in the latter

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        FUNEBRE POMPA, MAGNIFICAS EXEQUIAS, QUE A LA JUSTA MEMORIA DEL ILLMO SEÑOR DOCT D JUAN DE CASTANEDA VELAZQUEZ Y SALAZAR

      Lima, 1763. Small quarto. Contemporary vellum with remnants of pigskin ties, lettered on spine. Light ex-lib. stamp on titlepage. Light scattered foxing, a few leaves lightly and evenly tanned. Some slight worming, affecting a few lines of text, most serious in latter half of volume. About good. Funerary work for Juan de Castaneda Velazquez y Salazar, who was named Bishop of Panama in 1743, then later transferred to Cuzco, Peru, where he died in 1762. His funeral was held in the cathedral in Lima. The ORACION FUNEBRE by Juan Prudencio de Osorio y Balcon is included here, as indicated by Medina, as is the exceedingly rare plate of the Catafalque of Bishop Castaneda. Only six copies on OCLC.

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        Abecedario pittorico . Contenente notizie de' Professori di pittura scoltura ed architettura in questa edizione corretto e notabilmente di nuove notizie accresciuto

      s.e., Napoli 1763 - Piccola mancanza alla parte superiore del dorso taglio lungo un canaletto ex libris al contropiatto naturali bruniture Opera comprendente le biografie degli artisti italiani e stranieri fino al XVII secolo. Completo della biografia di Francesco Solimena al quale è dedicata l'opera e delle cinque tavole raffiguranti i monogrammi degli artisti. Marca tipografica iniziali e finalini xilografici. (18) + 473 + (97) con 5 tavv.f.t. p. in-8

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        THE HISTORY OF LOUISIANA, OR OF THE WESTERN PARTS OF VIRGINIA AND CAROLINA

      London: Printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1763.. Two volumes. [4],l,vii,[1],368pp. plus folding map; [8],272pp. plus two folding map. 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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        An Account of the Rise, Progress andPresent State of the Magdalen Charity. To which are added the Rev. Mr.Dodd's Sermons, Preached before the President, Vice-Presidents, and Governors, Etc. His Sermon preached before His Royal Highness the Duke ofYork, &c. And The Advice to the Magdalens; With the Hymns, Prayers, Rules, and List of Subscribers.

      London. Published by W.Faden for theCharity. 1763. - 8vo, 21.2cm, Second Edition, [iv], 251,[1]p.,hand-colour frontis, List of Governors & Contributors, contemporary fullcalf boards, rebacked, gilt decorated borders on the boards, originalmarbled endpapers, red leather label, very good to fine sound copy, veryrare. (cgc) The book forms a singular contribution to the history ofProstitution in London." The last page is a statement of the accounts ofthe charity to March, 1763. ABPC - only 1 listing, for the 1st edition,1761. A&E, no records. WorldCat, only 1 listing for this issue. On the10th of August in 1758 in London's Goodman's Fields the Magdalen Charity,avowedly dedicated to the reform and rehabilation of penitentprostitutes, began its formal operation. Up to this time an organizedsecular charity for such a purpose was unprecedented in England. Thechief motive for this novel venture was declared to be compassion forfallen women. Robert Dingley, was the prime mover in organizing theMagdalen, . ". Prostitution And Charity: The Magdalen Hospital, A CaseStudy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Caracteres et alphabets de langues mortes et vivantes.

      [Paris, Robert Bénard, 1763]. - Folio (238 x 302 mm). 25 large folio plates, folded horizontally. Marbled half calf with giltstamped red spine label; sparsely gilt spine. The 25 plates from Diderot's "Encyclopédie" showing the "Characters and Alphabets of Dead and Living Languages", including Arabic, Ethiopian, Coptic and several other alphabets. Letterforms are shown in a variety of majuscules and cursives. - Upper spine-end chipped, otherwise fine. Old ms. ownership on verso of first plate, partially in Greek: "ek ton biblon tou Fl. Lécluse / 1806" (i.e., Fleury de Lécluse, 1774-1845, professor of Greek and Hebrew and scholar of the Basque language). Removed from the library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Château de Dampierre: their bookplate reproducing the arms of Charles Marie d'Albert de Luynes (1783-1839), 7th Duc de Luynes, on pastedown. PMM 200. Lough 2-15. Darnton 33. Horblit 25. Norman 637. Dibner 85. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages d'Italie et de Hollande. 2 dln. in 1 bd. Parijs: Veuve Duchesne, 1775.

      "Geb. in geheel leer, 328+320 p. Mooi exemplaar. Oude eigendomsmerken: Ex libris Merlu (Merlin?) en F.D. Vandaele Med. Lit: Jacobsen Jensen 155; Murris p. 275; Van Strien-Chardonneau p. 11.".Deel I en p. 1-218 van deel II beschrijven een reis door Italië in 1763 en 1764. Vanaf p. 219 volgt dan 'Voyage de Hollande en 1769', met topografische aandacht voor: Moerdijk, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Purmerend, Broek, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Alkmaar, Zaandam, Haarlem, Den Haag, Scheveningen, Loosduinen, Rijswijk, Delft, Leiden, Utrecht, Den Bosch, Maaseik, Thorn en Maastricht. De Franse letterkundige Coyer (1707-1782) is meer bekend door zijn 'Bagatelles morales', zijn werk over de 'Noblesse Commerçante' en zijn reformatorische ideeën. Hij werd verdedigd door Voltaire. Hij verliet de orde der jezuïeten en was o.a. goeverneur van de prins van Turenne. Dit boek over zijn reis door Italië en Holland is zeldzaam.

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        Candide ou l'optimisme par mr. de Voltaire. Premiere partie. Edition revue, corrigee & augmente par l'auteur, 'Aux delices' [= Nederland?].

      1763, 183+(1). Geheel leer. Bound with: Candide ou l'optimisme, traduit de l'allemand de mr. le Docteur Ralph. Seconde partie [Nederland?]. 1761, (4)+98+(2) pag. This second part is not by Voltaire but probably by H.J. Dulaurens (1719-1797). Very rare, only one copy in STCN (Utrecht).

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        Prevost-Histoire generale, vol II, anno 1747, complete Seltene

      Prevost A.F., 1697-1763 - Prevost-Histoire generale, vol II, anno 1747, complete Seltene Reisebeschreibung d. 18 Jhr: Histoire generale Teil II, anno 1747, 8 Taf.,10 Karten,SO KOMPLETT SELTEN Histoire générale des voyages ou Nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, qui ont été publiées jusqu'à présent dans les différentes langues de toutes les nations connues contenant ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable, de plus utile, & de mieux avéré, dans les pays où les voyageurs ont pénétré, touchant leur situation, leur étendue, leurs limites . : avec les moeurs et les usages des habitans . : pour former un systême complet d'histoire et de géographie moderne, qui représentera l'état actuel de toutes les nations : enrichie de cartes géographiques nouvellement composé es sur les observations les plus autentiques ; de plans et de perspectives, de figures d'animaux, de végétaux, habits, antiquitez, &c Nouvelle édition, revue sur l'original anglois . Published 1747 by Chez Pierre de Hondt in A La Haye. Written in French. "Tome second." "Avec Privilège de Sa Majesté Impériale, & de Nos Seigneurs les Etats de Hollande & de Westfrise." viii, 454 S., 8 Kupfertafeln, 10 Karten und Pläne. SO KOMPLETT SEHR SELTEN. MIT DER GROSSEN JAPANKARTE UND DER KARTE VON VIETNAM. TEIL II DER REISEBESCHREIBUNG, KOMPLETT, 4°, 26x19 cm., orig. Kalbsledereinband, sauber und fleckenfrei. Beschreibt u.a.: Capitaine James Lancaster anno 1601, Capitaine Middleton in 1604, Edmond Scott 1602, Eduard Michelburne nach Bantam im Jahr 1605, Kapitän William Keeling nach Bantam und Banda in 1607, Middleton nach Bantam und zu den Molukken, Alexandre Sharpey in 1608 nach Indien usw. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W---y M----e:

      London: The Strand: T Becket and PA de Hondt, 1763 3 vols, VG, 2nd ed, 1763. In contemporary full calf, gilt edge tooling, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spines, gilt tooling, raised bands, gilt titles to red cal labels, edges lightly worn. Vol 1, half title, [5], (vi-xii), [3] advert, [1], 165 pp. Vol 2, half title, [4], 167 pp. Vol 3, [4], 134 pp. A little leather loss along lower part of upper board of Vol 2, fep of Vol 1 & 2 a little loose, published in the same year as the 1st ed. (ESTC T153470. Allibone 1343). Lady Mary was an English aristocrat and writer, who is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, as wife to the British ambassador, which have been described by Billie Melman as ?the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient?. See Wiki

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        Hugonis Donelli j.c. Commentariorum Juris Civilis libri vigintiocto in quibus Jus Civile universum singulari artificio atque doctrina explicatur. Scipio Gentilis J. C. recensuit. Osualdus Hilligerius J. C. enucleavit .

      excudebat Thomas Alphanus 1763-1766, Neapoli - Lievi difetti quali piccole escoriazioni e screpolature alle coperte naturali benchè copiose fioriture e bruniture sparse Incisione con ritratto dell'autore all'antiporta del primo volume frontespizio dello stesso bicromatico mche tipografiche testatine e capilettera ornati xilografati testo su due colonne (46) + 324 (6) + 339 (8) + 440 (6) + 397 (6) + 380 (6) + 407 (2) + 134 + XXXIV + (4) + 88 + (4) + 90 p. 7 voll in-folio

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        Nouvelle traduction des Heroides d'Ovide.

      Paris, Durand, 1763. - IV, 189, (1) SS. Mit Kupfertitel und 35 gest. Vignetten von Ferd. Gregorij nach Jos. Zocchi. Roter Halbmaroquinband des 19. Jhs. mit goldgepr. Rücken und Marmordeckeln. Marmorvorsätze. Gr.-4to. Erste Ausgabe mit den hübschen Illustrationen Zocchis. Sehr schönes, prachtvoll gebundenes Exemplar auf großem Papier. Cohen/R. 775. Sander 1477. Schweiger II, 676. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Extraits des Assertions dangereuses et pernicieuses en tout genre que les soi-disans Jesuites ont, dans tous les tems (sic) et perseveramment, soutenues, enseignées et publiées dans leurs livres, avec l'approbation de leurs Supérieurs et Generaux. [Tome Troisieme: Contenant: Vol, Compensation, Occulte, Recelé, Parricide et Homicide, Leze-Majesté et Regicide]

      Amsterdam, chez Marc Michel Rey, 1763. 8vo.; portada, 511 pp. Encuadernación de época, en piel marbreada, con lomera ornada y tejuelos.

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        Vocabolario Italiano ed Spagnolo (y) Vocabolario (sic) Español e Italiano

      Sin datos de lugar de impresión, impresor, ni año, pero: Venezia, Baglioni, 1763. Dos volúmenes en 4to. menor; 542 pp. y 644 pp. Impresión a doble columna. Tamaño ligeramente superior para el volúmen «Vocabulario Español-Italiano». Encuadernación en piel marbreada, de época. La primera edición de la obra lexicográfica de «Il Fiorentino» apareció en Roma en 1620. Sólo se sabe de él que enseñó en Siena y Roma y que poseía una buena cultura española y familiaridad con la soldadesca.

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        Directorio de Sacrificantes. Instrucción theori-práctica acerca de las rúbricas generales del Missal, Ceremonias de la Missa Rezada y Cantada y Oficios de Semana Santa y de otros dias especiales del año

      Madrid, en la Imprenta y Librería de Antonio Mayoral, 1763. 4to.; 8 hs., 386 pp. Encuadernación de época en piel. El autor era Capellán del Convento de Agustinas Recoletas de la Ciudad de Pamplona.

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        Abecedario pittorico. contenente notizie de professori di pittura, scultura ed architettura. In questa edizione corretto e notabilmente di nuove notizie accresciuto

      (Nicolò Parrino), in Napoli 1763 - Ottima legatura recente in mz. pergamena con angoli e titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Carte perlopiù ossidate e fiorite. Ultima e più ricercata edizione settecentesca. L opera è soprattutto un dizionario degli artisti, alla fine è presente una bibliografia degli scritti riguardanti le diverse arti seguita da una spiegazione delle varie tecniche e da una discussione, con esempi, sui monogrammi. 4to (cm. 23,8), 10 cc.nn., 473(1) pp., 50 cc.nn. con 5 tavv. f.t. (di monogrammi). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Origin and Progress of Letters An essay in two parts, the first shewing when, and by whom letters were invented : the formation of the alphabets of various nations : their manner of writing, on what materials, and with what instruments men have written in different ages to the present time : wherein is considered the great utility of this art with regard to mankind : the second part consists of a compendious account of the most celebrated English penmen, with the titles and characters of the books they have published both from the rolling and letter press : interspersed with many interesting particulars by way of notes throughout the first part : and the second is a new species of biography never attempted before in English : the whole collected from undoubted authorities

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1763. First edition, iv, 160, [8]; [4], 175, [1]pp., "Part the second. Treating of calligraphy" has separate pagination and register, 6 engraved plates (of which 5 are folding), fore-edge of second plate a little frayed and just touching image, text lightly browned, recent quarter calf over marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, red morocco label. The second part of this curious book, treating of calligraphy, contains particulars not elsewhere recorded of the lives of celebrated English penmen. "It is to William Massey that we owe a very great deal of our knowledge of the English writing-masters... It is the first and only book that deals with English writing-masters and their works... it is surprisingly complete and accurate."—Heal. Provenance: The library of Graham Pollard and Esther Potter. Heal, The English Writing-Masters. p. 73.

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        The Foreigner's Guide: or a necessary and instructive companion both for the foreigner and native in their tour through the Cities of London and Westminster

      1763. LONDON. The Foreigner's Guide: or a necessary and instructive Companion both for the Foreigner and Native in their Tour through the Cities of London and Westminster. By Joseph Pote. viii, [8], 228 pp. 8vo., 165 x 105 bound in contemporary English calf. London: H. Kent, T. Hope, J. Joliffe, T. Pote, 1763. The Fourth Edition of this substantial and popular stranger's guide to London, with parallel text in French and English, that covers the primary attractions, with architectural and historical details, descriptions of the best streets, methods of transit, suggestions for walking tours, etc. Joseph Pote (1704-1787) was a well known bookseller and printer in Eton, about whom students would chant: "Joseph Pote of Eton, a man of great renown / Buy a book for sixpence, and sells it for a crown." ESTC records only the second and fourth editions in a total of seven copies. Top of the spine with an old repair, joints worn but sound, old library stamp on the French title-page, overall very good. ODNB online (Pote).

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        Prevost-Histoire generale voyages, Nr. IV, anno 1747

      Prevost A.F., 1697-1763 - Prevost-Histoire generale voyages, Nr. IV, anno 1747 PREVOST D'EXILES, Antoine-Francois: Histoire Generale des Voyages, ou Nouvelle Collection de Toutes les Relations de Voyages par Mer et par Terre [.]. Tome Quatrieme. Gr. 8°, orig. Kalbsledereinband, bis auf min. Beschädigung am Fuß sehr guter Erhaltungszustand, fleckenfrei. I, 614 S., 22 Kupfertafeln, 7 Karten/Pläne. KOMPLETTER BAND IV, KEINE TAFELN FEHLEN, SELTEN. La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1747. Mit Karten vom Congo-Delta, vom Golf von Guinea, vom Golf von Benin, des Königreichs Juida (Whidah), die Küste Guineas u.a. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Unpaginated [1146 pages] A2 * B-13D2 13E1 *a-e2 *f1. With A Form of Prayer and Thanksgiving to Almighty God, 4pp. (Eyre and Spottiswoode: London, 1859) and 2 pp. of manuscript prayers laid-in. 1 vols. Folio (18-3/4 x 12-3/8 in.). Contemporary dark blue morocco, covers gilt with wide roll borders, surrounding central gilt cross built up from small tools. Some light scuffing and wear to joints and corners, very slight staining to outer margin of frist few leaves, in all a very clean and handsome copy. Provenance: Richard Bellamy, b. 1741 (Manuscript birth and wedding register on rear free end paper for Richard Bellamy and his wife Elizabeth (née Griffiths), married in 1760, and their 7 children); John William Burns, Kilmahew (bookplate). The third variant of the Subscriber's list, with the most names, ending with that of the Hon. Charles York, Esq, Attorney General. Unpaginated [1146 pages] A2 * B-13D2 13E1 *a-e2 *f1. With A Form of Prayer and Thanksgiving to Almighty God, 4pp. (Eyre and Spottiswoode: London, 1859) and 2 pp. of manuscript prayers laid-in. 1 vols. Folio (18-3/4 x 12-3/8 in.). Baskerville's Masterpiece. The 1763 edition of Baskerville's Bible has always been recognized as his masterpiece and is one of the high-points in the history of printing in Britain. This copy in a beautiful contemporary binding in the style of the leading Cambridge binder of the day, Edwin Moor, with multiple border rolls and a central lozenge (here a cross) made up of small tools, all typical of Moor's style. Nixon, p. 184; Gaskell, Bibliography of John Baskerville, 26; Ramsden p. 135

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        Chronological Annals of the War; from its Beginning to the Present Time

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press,, 1763. In Two Parts. Part I. Containing from April 2. 1755, to the End of 1760. Part II. From the Beginning of 1761. to the signing of the Preliminaries of the Peace. With an Introductory Preface to each Part, a Conclusion, and a General Index to the Whole. Octavo. Contemporary sprinkled calf, tan morocco label, bands framed by gilt dog-tooth rolls, single dog-tooth rolled panel to the boards, gilt edge-roll, edges sprinkled red Folding table of the genealogy of the Russian imperial family. Slightly uneven sunning at the head of the front board, light toning, overall very good. First and only edition of this attractive digest of facts concerning the Seven Years' War, including ship lists, lists of killed and wounded, details of negotiations and so forth in brief form. "The principal Events of this astonishing War, reduced to a short chronological Series, make the Subject of the following Pages. They are only design'd to assist the Memory in the easiest Manner, and to serve as a copious Index to any larger Work" (Introduction).

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        Institutiones Juris Naturae et Gentium, In Quibus ex Ipsa Hominis

      1763. Wolff Summarizes His Classic Work on International Law Wolff, Christian, Frieherr von [1679-1754]. Institutiones Juris Naturae et Gentium, In Quibus ex Ipsa Hominis Natura Continuo Nexu Omnes Obligationes et Jura Omnia Deducuntur. Halle: Prostat in Officina Rengeriana, 1763. [xxxii], 774, [36] pp. Final leaf, a blank, lacking. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary vellum, gilt title to spine, edges rouged. Light soiling and a few minor stains, minor wear to corners, spine ends bumped, front and rear endleaves lacking. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Light browning to text, faint dampspotting to a few leaves. Early owner signatures to front pastedown, early underlining to a few passages, interior otherwise clean. * Fifth edition. To quote Quincy Wright, "Christian Wolff was perhaps the most influential writer on international law of the eighteenth century. His influence flowed not only from his reputation in other fields - mathematics, philosophy and theology - from the voluminousness of his writings, from the notoriety of his philosophical controversies, but also from the logic, completeness and definiteness of his treatise on international law, first published in 1749, as the ninth volume of his Jus Naturae et Gentium [1740-1749]. A major work on its jurisprudence and basis in the law of nature, it is an important document of Enlightenment-era legal theory and an undisputed classic in its field. As Wolff recognized, it is also a rather daunting work, which prompted him to produced the Institutiones, an introductory guide and summary of his larger work. A well-received work that was soon translated into French and German, it went though several editions. All are rather scarce, however. OCLC locates 2 copies of the fifth edition in North America (at Brown and Cornell Universities). Wright, American Journal of International Law 29/3 (July 1935) 552-554. This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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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.

      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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        Justini Febronii JCti De statu ecclesiae et legitima potestate Romani pontificis liber singularis, ad reuniendos dissidentes.

      Bullioni, apud G. Evrardi 1763. Quarto., [i.e. Frankfurt, Esslinger] - [64], 655, [1], [56] p.; 21 cm. On Index librorum prohibitorum, 27 Feb 1764, ordered suppressed. A separate piece removed at end Fair ex-lib.pigskin, rear joint broken. Red edges, trace of damp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Institutiones Juris Naturae et Gentium, In Quibus ex Ipsa Hominis...

      1763. Wolff Summarizes His Classic Work on International Law Wolff, Christian, Frieherr von [1679-1754]. Institutiones Juris Naturae et Gentium, In Quibus ex Ipsa Hominis Natura Continuo Nexu Omnes Obligationes et Jura Omnia Deducuntur. Halle: Prostat in Officina Rengeriana, 1763. [xxxii], 774, [36] pp. Final leaf, a blank, lacking. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary vellum, gilt title to spine, edges rouged. Light soiling and a few minor stains, minor wear to corners, spine ends bumped, front and rear endleaves lacking. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head and tail-pieces. Light browning to text, faint dampspotting to a few leaves. Early owner signatures to front pastedown, early underlining to a few passages, interior otherwise clean. * Fifth edition. To quote Quincy Wright, "Christian Wolff was perhaps the most influential writer on international law of the eighteenth century. His influence flowed not only from his reputation in other fields - mathematics, philosophy and theology - from the voluminousness of his writings, from the notoriety of his philosophical controversies, but also from the logic, completeness and definiteness of his treatise on international law, first published in 1749, as the ninth volume of his Jus Naturae et Gentium [1740-1749]. A major work on its jurisprudence and basis in the law of nature, it is an important document of Enlightenment-era legal theory and an undisputed classic in its field. As Wolff recognized, it is also a rather daunting work, which prompted him to produced the Institutiones, an introductory guide and summary of his larger work. A well-received work that was soon translated into French and German, it went though several editions. All are rather scarce, however. OCLC locates 2 copies of the fifth edition in North America (at Brown and Cornell Universities). Wright, American Journal of International Law 29/3 (July 1935) 552-554. This edition not in the British Museum Catalogue..

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        Erste Gründe der Bürgerlichen Baukunst in einem Zusammenhange entworfen.,

      Jena, Cuno, 1763 - 5 Bl., 208 S., 6 Bl. Register und 32 gef. Kupfer, Frühe Originalausgabe des Architekturlehrbuches, das von 1751 bis 1798 in 4 Auflagen erschien.[Lorenz Johann Daniel Suckow (* 19. Februar 1722 in Schwerin; † 16. August 1801 in Jena) war der Sohn des Schweriner Dompastors Johann Daniel Suckow (?–1726). Er studierte ab 1737 an der Universität Rostock Jura, beschäftigte sich jedoch auch mit Mathematik, Musik und Malerei. 1741 wechselte Suckow an die Universität Jena, wo er im Januar 1746 mit der Schrift De acquisitione haereditatis ejusque effectibus secundum jus naturae promoviert wurde. Im April darauf habilitierte er sich mit der Disputatio de expansione aeris per ignem für Mathematik und Physik (einschließlich der Baukunst). Aus seinen Vorlesungen als Privatdozent ging 1751 seine erste Schrift Ersten Gründe der bürgerlichen Baukunst hervor. (Quelle: wikipedia)] ( Einband und Kanten stark berieben mit Fehlstellen des Überzugspapieres und des Rückens, Papier und Kupfer tlw. braunfleckig) Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 300

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