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        JOURNAL HISTORIQUE DU VOYAGE FAIT AU CAP DE BONNE-ESPERANCE; Précédé d’un Discours sur la Vie de l’Auteur, Suii de Remarques & de Réflexions sur Les Coutumes des Hottentots & des Habitans du Cap

      Paris Chez Guillyn, Libraire 1763 - First Edition. With a large folding astronomical plate, folding map of the Cape and other engravings or decorations throughout. Large 12mo, beautifully bound at the time in handsome French antique full polished calf, the spine with fine gilt tooled and decorated compartments incorporating crowns with fishes between gilt decorated raised bands, red morocco label gilt lettered, gilt board edges, page edges red. xxxvi, 380, [4] pp. A very fine copy, unusually so, extremely fresh and well preserved, handsome indeed. RARE FIRST EDITION IN VERY FINE CONDITION. Caille was an important French mathematician and astronomer. ‘His most important early work lay in surveying the coast from Nantes to Bayonne, then, in 1739, in remeasuring the French arc of the meridian, for which he is honored with a pyramid at Juvisy-sur-Orge. The success of this difficult operation, which occupied two years, and achieved the correction of the anomalous result published by J. Cassini in 1718, was mainly due to Lacaille's industry and skill. He was rewarded by admission to the Academy and the appointment of mathematical professor in Mazarin college, where he worked in a small observatory fitted for his use.’ "His desire to observe the southern heavens led him to propose, in 1750, an astronomical expedition to the Cape of Good Hope. This was officially sanctioned by Roland-Michel Barrin de La Galissonière. Among its results were determinations of the lunar and of the solar parallax (Mars serving as an intermediary), the first measurement of a South African arc of the meridian, and the observation of 10,000 southern stars. On his return to Paris in 1754 La Caille was distressed to find himself an object of public attention; he withdrew to Mazarin College, where he worked actively for some years. Lalande said of him that, during a comparatively short life, he had made more observations and calculations than all the astronomers of his time put together. The quality of his work rivaled its quantity, while the disinterestedness and rectitude of his moral character earned him universal respect. In 1754, de Lacaille was elected a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The crater La Caille on the Moon is named after him. Asteroid 9135 Lacaille (AKA 7609 P-L and 1994 EK6), discovered on 17 October 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory, was also named after him." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal Historique du Voyage fait au Cap de bonne-Espérance. . Précédé d'un Discours sur la Vie de l'Auteur, suivi de remarques & de réflexions sur les Coutumes des Hottentots & des Habitans du Cap

      Paris: Ches Guillyn, 1763 - Nicolas Louis De La Caille (1713-62), an eminent French mathematician and astronomer, arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on March 30, 1751 and began a study of the parallax of the moon. In this diary, he gives descriptions of Rio Janeiro, the Cape, Bourbon, and Ascension. De La Caille's account of the Hottentot and other customs and societies dissented from and superseded Kolbe's narrative, although he made almost as great errors as his predecessor. However, with the publication of this journal, Kolbe was no longer considered a standard author. (See Theal, History of South Africa, 1691-1795) (SOUTH AFRICA) First edition. 16mo. 3 figures and a folding map. xxxvi, 380 pp. Quarter modern vellum, gilt spine, uncut. Fine. Mendelssohn I, p. 434; for de la Caille: Dictionary of Scientific Biography, VII, pp. 542-545 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mémoires sur l'éducation des vers a soie. [Ensemble] De la culture des muriers. [Ensemble] Observations sur l'origine du miel.

      Chez Gaude 1763 - - Chez Gaude, A Nimes 1763, 3 parties en un 2 Vol. in 8 (11,5x19cm), xvj, 148pp; (1) et 192p. (1) 128p. 38p., relié. - Edition originale recherchée, assez rare. Pleine Basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin brun. Coiffe de tête du tome II élimée. Une tâche sur un plat. 6 coins émoussés. Coin droit de la page de garde du tome II déchirée et manquante. Le premier feuillet du catalogue est absent. Bon exemplaire dans l'ensemble. Les trois mémoires, devenus un classique du genre, rassemble trois études sur les insectes produisant une substance utilisée par les hommes, il s'agit surtout d'un ouvrage pratique qui examine point par point la manière d'utiliser les vers à soie, les cocons, etc. que la bonne culture du murier à cet effet. Des pages manuscrites, en fin d'ouvrage établissent une table des matières détaillée, fort utile lorsqu'on recherche un point précis. xvj, 148pp; (1) et 192p. (1) 128p. 38p. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      London. -1764. 1763 - Five volumes. [4],495,[2]; 464; 480; 469,[27]pp. plus eight maps and forty (of forty-one) portraits. Lacking the portrait of Lord Bute, but supplemented by the addition of a portrait of Lord Anson, two naval plates, and a map. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, gilt labels. Calf dry and chipping; boards generally worn, especially at the spines. Clean internally, and overall in very good condition. A survey history of the French and Indian War, with considerable material on the war in North America. A long and detailed work, with extracts from original source material and journals of the time. Includes many excellent engraved portraits of military leaders and folding maps of the British North American colonies, the West Indies, etc. HOWES E165a, "aa." SABIN 22667.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        DICCIONARIO GEOGRAFICO O DESCRIPCION DE TODOS LOS REYNOS, Provincias, Islas, Patriarcados, Obispados, Ducados, Condados, Marquesados, Ciudades imperiales, y Anseaticas, Puertos, Fortalezas, Ciudadelas, y otros lugares considerables de las quatro partes del mundo, con la noticia de los Reynos, Provincias, y Territorios en que se hallan: Los Principes de quienes dependen, los Rios, Mares, Montes, &c. Junto a los quales estan situados . y una breve noticia de su abundancia, comercio, genio, &c.

      Joachin Ibarra,, Madrid, 1763 - Opera in tre volumi in 8° grande (cm. 20 x 15), bella legatura coeva in pergamena molle (tracce di legacci di chiusura), titoli manoscritti al dorso, occhielli, frontespizi, carte di permesso di stampa, prologo, (24) 405 (1) pp.; (4) 378 (2) pp.; (2) 345 (3) pp. Ben più che un dizionario geografico, questo trattato contiene una messe incredibile di nozioni sui più diversi luoghi, per una conoscenza approfondita e per quanto possibile completa della geografia fisica, politica, storica e persino economica del mondo fino al XVIII secolo. Con la descrizione di tutti i regni, province, isole, patriarcati, vescovadi, ducati, contee, marchesati, città imperiali, porti, fortezze, cittadelle, ed ogni luogo significativo delle quattro parti del mondo, con notizie sui principi, sui governi ed i personaggi illustri; i siti più famosi, i luoghi dove ci sono state grandi battaglie, con la lunghezza, e la latitudine di tutti questi regni, città, ecc. il tutto secondo le migliori mappe del tempo, con inoltre un succinto ma efficace resoconto delle ricchezze economiche, del commercio, e del genio degli abitanti. Un opera eccezionale, ottima per lo studio e per la consultazione anche bibliografica. Seconda edizione, riveduta e aumentata. Stampata su carta greve, ancor chiara, con solo una lieve brunitura ad alcune pagine, leggera e marginale, e due macchietto d'inchiostro all'occhiello del II tomo. Testo stampato su doppia colonna e con un buon margine. Opera in più che bello stato, importante e rara.

      [Bookseller: Accademia degli Erranti]
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      - Paris, Briasson, David, Le Breton, Durand, 1763. In-folio demi-vélin récent, dos lisse, pièce de titre brune ancienne conservée. RECUEIL DE 103 PLANCHES DE L’ENCYCLOPEDIE DE DIDEROT ET D’ALEMBERT dont un certain nombre dépliantes, avec pour chaque métier 1 à 3 pages de texte explicatif suivi des planches elles-mêmes qui se répartissent de la manière suivante:balancier: 5pl.; faiseur de métiers à bas: 10pl.; batteur d’or: 2pl.; blanc de baleine: 2pl.; blanchissage des toiles: 2pl.; boisselier: 2pl.; bonnetier de la foule: 2pl.; boucher: 2pl.; bouchonnier: 1pl.; boulanger: 1pl.; bourrelier: 3pl.; boursier: 3pl.; boutonnier: 6pl.; boyaudier: 1pl.; brasserie: 2pl.; brodeur: 2pl.; imprimerie, poinçons: 7pl.; caractères et alphabets: 15pl. (incomplet); écritures: 11pl.; cordier: 1pl.; cartier: 6pl.; cartonnier et gaufreur: 2pl.; ceinturier: 2pl.; chainetier: 3pl.; chamoiseur et mégissier: 5pl.; chandelier: 2pl.; chapelier: 3pl.L’ensemble est plaisant dans une demi reliure neuve mais agréable, malgré quelques défauts dus à l’usage et au temps: quelques inscriptions (peu nombreuses) à l’encre ancienne, une mouillure claire dans l’angle de 7 feuillets, de petites piqûres et traces au papier, mais modérées et sans gravité ni pour le texte, ni pour les gravures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA BOUQUINERIE]
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        Der XI ten Hauptart II te Abtheilung XIII te Platte, Moder oder Mur Ente, Anas palustris, Canard de marais,

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        D. Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci Satyrae. Tabulis Aeneis Illustravit, et Notas Variorum Selectas, Suasque Addidit G.S.

      Cantabrigiae: Prostant venales Londini, apud Gul. SandbyÉapud G. Thurlbourn & J. Woodyer, 1763. - "One of my copies is an ordinary octavo, bound in mottled calf. The other is an imperial octavo, one of eight copies thus issued, as stated in an accompanying letter, dated March 5, 1800, from the editor G. Sandby to his friend the Rev. Dr. NicollÉ" É" (Morgan, Bibliography of Persius, p. 37). Large octavo (8 3/4 x 5 5/8."). [12], 207, [1] pp. Engraved frontispiece and fourteen other plates, signed "P.S.L.," featuring classical antiquities. Title-page in black and red. Full mottled brown, tan and red calf, covers ruled in gilt, spine lettered gilt. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Neatly rebacked with old spine preserved. Armorial bookplate of Maurice B. Worms (likely the nineteenth century tea importer). Edges of boards lightly worn in places. A very good copy. First edition, Large Paper copy. Printed by Joseph Bentham at the Cambridge University Press, and edited with scholarly apparatus by the scholarly bookseller and publisher William Sandby, who sold his business in 1768 to the first John Murray. "The edition is well printed, an forms a respectable companion to the Horace and Virgil published in the same style. Collectors are fond of Large Paper copies, in fine condition" (Dibdin, 4th ed. II, p. 156). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Historia de la conquista de M?jico, poblacion y progresos de la America septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva Espa?a

      Madrid: Juan de San Martin, 1763 476 pages. Octavo (8" x 6") rebound in half leather with marbled boards. From the library of George M Foster. Later edition. Antonio de Solís y Ribadeneyra (1610 - April 19, 1686), Spanish dramatist and historian, was born at Alcalá de Henares (less probably, Plasencia). He studied law at Salamanca, where he produced a comedy entitled Amor y obligación, which was acted in 1627. He became secretary to the count of Oropesa, and in 1654 he was appointed secretary of state as well as private secretary to Philip IV. Later he obtained the lucrative post of chronicler of the Indies, and, on taking orders in 1671 severed his connexion with the stage. He died at Madrid on the 19th of April 1686. Of his ten extant plays, two have some place in the history of the drama. El Antor al use was adapted by Scarron and again by Thomas Corneille as L'Amour de la mode, while La Gitanilla de Madrid, itself founded on the novela of Cervantes, has been utilized directly or indirectly by PA Wolff, Victor Hugo and Longfellow. The titles of the remaining seven are Triunfos de amor y fortuna, Eurídice y Orfeo, El Alcetzar del secrete, Las Amazonas, El doctor Carlino, Un bobo hace ciento, and Amparar el enemigo. Amor y obligación survives in a manuscript at the Biblioteca Nacional. The Historia de la conquista de México, población y progresos de la América septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva España, covering the three years between the appointment of Cortés to command the invading force and the fall of the city, deservedly ranks as a Spanish prose classic. It was published in 1684; an English translation by Townshend appeared in 1724.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:Lacks Foster stamp and acquiry date, period rebind with trimmed end pages, some light foxing else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        Byzondere aenmerkingen over het aanleggen van pragtige en gemeene landhuizen, lusthoven, plantagien en aenklevende cieraeden. Waer by gevoegt is eene verhandeling aengaende het snoeijen en voortteelen van vrugt- en wilde boomen; inzonderheid eene nette beschryving om jaerlyks overvloedig druiven in de open lucht; ook by vervroeging in stook- en andere warme kassen, voort te brengen; als mede om onfeilbaer ananas-vrugten, ook citroen-, limoen-, oranje-boomen, en andere gewassen van warmer luchtstreek, onder onze koude voort te queeken en te vermenigvuldigen, nevens een berigt om de benoodigde weer-glazen daer toe te maken; nog beproefde waerneemingen wegens het voortteelen van aerd- en warmoes-vrugten, het behandelen der moestuinen, het aenl

      Amsteldam, K. van Tongerlo & F. Houttuin, 1763. - Tweede druk. Vermeerderd met twee aenhangzels. 4to. (IV)+XII+(IV)+522+(18) pp. Complete with 16 engr. plts. (incl. 15 fold.) + 1 text ill. Index. Hardcover. Contemp. half calf, expertly rebacked. VG. (Occas. light foxing, few pages browned, 1 plate with old repair in margin). * Second edition of one of the most famous Dutch works on the planning and cultivation of country gardens, with much attention given to fruit- and kitchen-gardens, and greenhouses for the cultivation of pine apples, lemons, oranges and other (sub) tropical fruits. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ELEMENTOS DE TODA LA ARCHITECTURA CIVIL. Con las mas singularess observaciones de los modernos, impresso en latín. Los quales, aumentados por el mismo, da traducidos al castellano el P. Miguel Benavente

      - Madrid, Joachin Ibarra, 1763, 22x30. Elégante reliure en plein parchemin (avec lacet de fermeture). Dos lisse et nu. Illustré de vignettes dans le texte de Joannes Minguet et de 21 planches hors-texte, dont deux dépliantes, en fin de volume. Première édition en castillan et publiée originellement en latin. Très bel exemplaire, très propre, ayant appartenu au sculpteur Manuel Gomez y Gongora (signé sur la première page). Envoi de photographies sur demande.Elegant bound in full parchment (with lace closure). Illustrated with vignettes from Joannes Minguet in the text and 21 engraving, two folding, at the end of the book. First published in Castilian and originally published in Latin. Very nice copy, very clean, which belonged to the sculptor Manuel Gomez y Gongora (signed on the first page). Sending photographs on request. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Seder HaAshmoroth MeRosh Chodesh Elul VeAsereth Yemei Teshuvah [Early Morning Prayers from the New Moon of Elul through the Ten Days of Repentance]. According to the Rite of the Community of Avignon

      Hertz Levi Rofe & son-in-law Kashman, Amsterdam, Holland 1763 - [Inscription on title page:] 14 aoust 1768 ce livre apartien a Elie gabriel delpuget. Vinograd THESAURUS, volume 2, page 71. Amsterdam number 1822. (Slihot) 82 leaves. ff.82. LAST TWO LEAVES ARE FACSIMILES. Stained with very minor worming. 4to. Abraham Monteil, editor of this prayer book, was a native of L¿Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, smallest of The Four Holy Communities of Comtat Venaissin, the paper territory in Southern France that historically provided a safe haven for Jews fleeing the provinces of Languedoc and Provence, from whence they were expelled by the French monarchs. (The other three communities were: Avignon, Carpentras, and Cavaillon.). The Jews of the Comtat had their own synagogue rite, which Cecil Roth notes were "of very considerable historical and literary interest." According to Roth (see page 85 in his Studies in Books and Booklore cited blow), See C. Roth, ¿The Liturgy of Avignon and the Comtat Venaissin, ¿Journal of Jewish Bibliography I (1939), pages 99-105; reprinted in Cecil Roth, Studies in Books and Booklore (1972), pages 81-87; EJ, Volume V, columns 208, 859; Volume IX, columns 105; Volume XI, column 402. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        M. Tullii Ciceronis Opera Recensuit J. N. Lallemand.

      Parisiis, Apud Desaint & Saillant, via S. Joannis Bellovacensis. Typis J. Barbou, via San-Jacobea. M. DCC. LXIII-LXVIII [1763-68]. "Literae quibus impressus est hic Auctor a P. S. Fournier juniore incisae sunt." - Fourteen volumes, 12mo.; size of bindings: 3 5/8 in. x 6 1/2 in., Volume 1: engraved frontispiece portrait of Cicero (Peter Paul Rubens, engraved by L. J. Cathelin, 1762), half-title; titlepage with woodcut device: [i]-552; the other volumes with half-titles & titlepages, average 400-500 pages. Bound in full, old mottled calf, with maroon leather title and volume number labels on the spines, gilt-lettered CICERONIS OPERA RETHORICA TOM I. (and other titles & numbers to XIV), gilt floral tooling on spines, triple-line gilt borders around covers; headbands, blue silk bookmarkers bound in; all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Former owner's printed book label on the front marbled paste-downs of each volume. Spine ends show various degrees of wear with some leather chipped away from the upper spine of volume 14, some darkening to the spine leather; book edges show wear, rubbing, some outer cover hinges are partly cracked. The scan shows the spines of several volumes, and the covers. Weight: 8 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. (Latin text) "Lallemandi. Paris. 1768. 12mo. 14 vols. A beautiful and correct edition, well spoken of by Ernesti, the Bipont editors, and Harles. The following is Dr. Harwood's criticism: 'I have carefully read through this edition of Cicero, and it does as much credit to Lallemand as a scholar as his most accurate edition of Tacitus.' To each volume there are critical notes. 'Editio,' says Ernesti, 'nitidissimis litteris , et pulcherrimus chartis, nec contemnendis notulis ex utroque genere.' " (Dibdin, Classics, 1827; Vol. 1, p. 406. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Herodoti Halicarnassei Historiarum. Musarum Nominibus Inscripti Gr. et Lat. ex Laur. Vallae interpretatione, cum adnotationibus Thomae Galei et Jacobi Gronovii. Editionem curavit et suas itemque Lud. Casp. Valckenarii Notas adjecit Petrus Wesselingius. Accedunt Praeter Vitam Homeri varia ex priscis scriptoribus de Persis, Aegyptiis, Nilo, Indisque Excerpta et praesertim ex Ctesia

      Petrus Schouten, Amsterdam 1763 - Franse titel, gegraveerde titelpagina, titelpagina in rood/ zwarte typografie, (10), 868/ 177 gen.pp., (33). Uitvouwbare prent op p 166, en enkele afbeeldingen op p 86, 119 en 170 van de apendix. Half-title; elaborate, engraved frontispiece with bust of Herodotus, classical figures, map of ancient Greece, sculptural details, , by Hieronymus van der My (Mey; 1687-1761), engraved by Francois van Bleyswyck (Bleyswick); titlepage printed in red and black with engraving;(10), 868/ 177gen.pp., (33) of indexes & addenda; foldout engraved plate of sculptural details at page 166; the Appendix also contains a few smaller engravings of a coin at p. 86, sculptural details at p. 119, p. 170. Text is double-columned in Greek and Latin. Originele volle perkamenten band, dubbele vergulde rolstempel als omkadering op platten, verguld wapenschild centraal, rug met vergulde versiering op zeven valse ribben

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        La litotomia delle donne perfezionata. Trattato

      presso l'Archi,, In Faenza, 1763 - Cm. 20,5, pp. 88 (4). Frontespizio in rosso e nero con vignetta centrale, capolettera, testate e 6 tavole f.t. incise in rame (di cui due più volte ripiegate). Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con nervi passanti e titoli in oro al dorso. Tagli marmorizzati. Esemplare genuino, marginoso ed in perfetto stato di conservazione, stampato su carta forte. Ex libris. Opera che viene curiosamente considerata come precorritrice della laparoscopia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        To Martin Folkes Esq[ui]r[e] President of the Royal Society: This Plan of the Cities of London with the Contiguous Buildings; is humbly Inscribed by his most Humble Servants John Pine and John Tinney.

      Published according to Act of Parliament, Sold by the Proprietors John Bowles in Cornhill, Carington Bowles in St. Pauls Church Yard, Robert Sayer in Fleet Street, and Thomas Jefferys at the Corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand, 20th May, 1763., London, - An unrecorded state with erasures on the plate 512 by 953mm (20.25 by 37.5 inches). Engraved plan. Howgego 100 (3). The text below the plan states that the map was taken from Rocque?Äôs great survey of the city, the surveying of which was begun in March of 1737, and took nine years for Rocque to complete. The map is dedicated by John Pine and John Tinney to the president of the Royal Society, Martin Folkes. John Pine, who described himself as Bluemantel Pursuivant at Arms & Engraver of Seals, etc. to His Majesty, engraved the original 24-sheet map and the reduction. John Tinney was responsible along with Pine for the map's publication. The text below, which is dated 1742, states how accurate the 24-sheet map was and what lengths they went to: "they have not thought much of the trouble of drawing the main Plan over again before they began the engrave: and which last they have deferred, till we (ie Martin Folkes and P. Duvall) could venture to give them this additional Recommendation".The present map is an unrecorded state after Howgego 100 state (3). The imprint is the same as in state (3), however, the plan bears numerous erasures to the plate in order to accommodate new information: for example a large area of St Marylebone, Pimlico, Blackfriars Road, Blackfriars Bridge, New Bridge Street, and London Bridge.Scale: 6 inches to 1 statute mile.

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        Extinction des Jésuites par le Parlement de Paris [par le Parlement de Rouen ; par plusieurs Parlements et Conseils souverains].

      À Paris, relié au mois d'octobre-novembre 1763, - 42 pièces en 5 vol. in-12. veau marbré, dos lisse orné de caissons fleuronnés dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge, roulette dorée int. et sur les coupes, tranches rouges (rel. de l'époque). Menus défauts (plats et coupes légt frottés, petit manque de cuir sur le plat des tomes 1er et 4, et au coiffe des tomes 3 et derniers, les coins usés), mais cependant, reste un bon exemplaire. Pages de titres manuscrites. Intéressant recueil regroupant les textes majeurs touchant la condamnation des Jésuites en France sous Louis XV. Détail sur demande. - Tome 1. Discours d'un de messieurs des enquestes au Parlement, toutes les chambres assemblées, sur les Constitutions des Jésuites, du 17 avril 1761. 46 pp. - Compte-rendu des constitutions des Jésuites, par MM. les Gens du Roi, M. Omer Joly de Fleury, avocat (.) portant la parole, les 3, 4, 6 & 7 juillet 1761, en exécution de l'Arrêt de la Cour du 17 avril précédent, & de son arrêté du 2 juin (.). 310 pp. - Discours d'un de messieurs des enquestes au Parlement, (.) sur la Doctrine des Jésuites, du 8 juillet 1761. 108 pp. - Tome 2. Déclaration du Roi, qui ordonne que, dans six mois pour tout délai, les Supérieurs de chacune des Maisons de la Société des Jésuites seront tenus de remettre au Greffe du Conseil les Titres de leurs établissemens en France. Donné à Versailles, le 2 août 1761. [Contenant :] Arrest de la Cour de Parlement (.) du 6 août 1761 ; (.) du 7 août 1761. 55 pp. et 1 planche gravée dépl. - Coup d'?il sur l'arrest du Parlement de Paris du six aoust 1761, concernant l'Institut des Jésuites, imprimé à Pragues en 1757. A Avignon, chez J. Chambeau, s.d. En 2 parties, pagination continue 1-149 et 1-151-243 pp. - Lettres patentes du Roi, pour suspendre l'exécution des Arrêts du Parlement du six de ce mois. Données à Versailles, le 29 du mois d'août 1761. [Suivi de :] Arrest de la Cour de Parlement, du 3 septembre 1761. 16 pp. - Tome 3. Dénonciation faite à nos seigneurs du Parlement de Normandie, de la conduite que les Jésuites ont tenue depuis leur entrée dans cette Province jusqu'à présent, où ils sont convaincus d'excès en tous genres, d'usurpation, calomnies, persécutions envers leurs Bienfaiteurs ; de blasphèmes ; d'outrages envers les Evêques ; d'être corrupteurs de la Jeunesse ; criminels de lèze-Majesté divine & humaine, &c. avec les pièces justificatives. En France, 1762. VIII-CCXXXIX pp., planche gravée dépl. en frontispice, table in fine. - Recueil de pièces non imprimées, extraites des Registres du Parlement de Rouen et de l'Hôtel-de-ville de Caen, pour prouver que les Jésuites sont coupables de toutes sortes d'excès, notamment du crime de lèze-Majesté, dont ils sont accusés dans la dénonciation faite au Parlement de Normandie. En France, 1762. [2] pp. de table et 131 pp. - Dénonciation à la très-célèbre Université de Caën, de plusieurs propositions extraites des Thèses & Cahiers des Jésuites du Collège de Mont, renouvellant la Doctrine déjà condamnée par cette Université (du 10 mars) 1762. 21 pp. - Tome 4. Dénonciation à Monseigneur Pierre-Jules-César de Rochechouart, évêque de Bayeux, de la Doctrine enseignée par les Jésuites de Caen dans leurs Thèses, Cahiers, Prédications, &c. (en janvier et rendüe publique le 10 mars) 1762. 136 pp. [En 4 parties contenant :] Métaphysique des Jésuites de Caen, fausse et dangereuse ; Erreurs des Jésuites de Caen sur la Religion Chrétienne (.) ; Morale des Jésuites de Caen, corrompue & détestable ; Les Jésuites de Caen attaquent lse droits du Souverain & les libertés de l'Eglise Gallicane. - Apologie des anecdotes ecclésiastiques, jésuitiques du diocèse de Rouen. Avec l'histoire des cruelles persécutions suscitées à deux bons & sçavans pasteurs (.). Aux dépens de la Compagnie (du 10 décembre) 1761. XII et paginé à la suite 145-417 pp. - Tome 5. Arrest de la Cour de Parlement (de Bordeaux), qui ordonne que le Sieur Nau, prêtre, maître de pension au Fauxbourg de S. Seurin-lès-Bordeaux, remettra à Monsieur le Procureu

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        Labano e Rachele

      Venetiis: in Calc. Ridmer (1763) - (522 x 430) mm. Acquaforte e bulino. Carta vergata a pieni margini. Piccoli restauri ai margini. Al margine inferiore. A sinistra in piccolo: "Amiconi Pinxit. Bortolozzi delineavit". A destra: "Jo. Volpato Sculp. Venetiis in Calc. Ridner. C. P. E. S.". Sotto in grande "Cum Laban intrasset tentorium Rachelis, illa abscondit Idola subter stramenta Cameli, et sedit desuper; Scrutantique ait assurgere nequeo quia juxta consuetudinem feminarum nunc accidit mihi. Gen. XXX.33.34.35". Si tratta di uno dei quattro fogli che riproducono altrettanti dipinti di Jacopo Amigoni da disegni di Francesco Bartolozzi. Eseguiti a Venezia per la Calcografia Ridner, sono databili ai primi mesi del 1763 (Ep. Remondini XXIII. 8/6674-84). ." Giovanni Volpato 1735-1803 pag. 65-66

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

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

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        The Elements of Geometry; in which, the principal propositions of Euclid, Archimedes, and others are demonstrated after the most easy manner. To which is added, a collection of useful geometrical problems. (4 Volumes in 2).

      London: printed by J Nourse 1763 - 8vo. viii, 183pp, folding plates.Bound with: The Doctrine of Proportion, arithmetical and geometrical. Together with a general method of arguing by proportional quantities. London: printed by J Nourse, 1763. 8vo. 32pp, tail-piece.Bound with: The Mathematical Principles of Geography; containing, I. An account of the various properties and affections of the earth and sea . II. The use of the artificial or terrestrial globe . III. The principles of spherical and spheriodical sailing . London: printed by J Nourse, 1770. 8vo. 172pp, folding plates, text tables.Bound with: Dialling; or, the art of drawing dials on all sorts of planes whatsoever. In three parts . N.P., N.D. [1770?]. 8vo. 164pp, folding plates, text tables. Contemporary full red calf gilt, raised bands, decorated compartments, olive calf gilt label to each volume. Dialling lacks plate 14; one spine label incomplete; extremes rubbed; ink inscription to both front boards; occasional spotting and browning throughout. * The preliminaries of the the first work are bound at the beginning of the Geography volume with the remainder and majority of the text following the Doctrine of Proportion in the volume labelled Geometry. All works are first editions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnarie Universel des Fossiles Propres,

      . et des fossiles accidentels, contenant une description des terres, des Sables, des Sels, des Soufres, des Bitumes ; des Pierres simples & composees, communes & precieuses, transparentes & opaques, amorphes & figurees, des mineraux, des metaux, des petrifications du regne animal, & du regne vegetal &c. avec des recherches sur la formation de ces Fossiles, sur leur origines, leurs usages &c. 2 vols. La Haye 1763. Titlepage printed in red and black. XXXII + 284; (4) + 256 pp. Contemporary full leather with coloured labels. Joints marked of use..

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        Chimneypiece: Two medallions at the center of the lintel, one with and emperor's head and the other with a triumphal chariot.

      Rome 1763 - John Wilton-Ely plate 852the watermark that is present is number 35 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1161 and is dated between 1761 and the mid 1760sThis plate is from the series "Diverse Maniere d'adornare I cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi desunte dall' architettura Egizia?" (John Wilton-Ely)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have

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        histoire de France depuis l'etablissement de la monarchie jusqu'au régne de Louis XIV

      Desaint & Saillant, Paris 1763 - 30 volumes de 1763 à 1786, reliure plein cuir, certain ouvrages fatigués, un dos coupé, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters between the Honourable Andrew Erskine, and James Boswell, Esq;

      London: printed by Samuel Chandler; for W. Flexney 1763 - [4],156p.; 8ø. Contemporary calf, old reback leading hinge weakening but still sound, red label, spine a bit rubbed but a very good copy. Pottle 8. Rothschild 430. Maggs Sam Johnson, 1983. No 456. (265) Many of the letters are in verse; besides the twenty-one letters in prose and verse by Boswell, this volume also contains the following poems, "Ode to Gluttony", "Epigram", and "Ode on an Engagement between the Right Honourable Lady B****, and a Turkey-Cock", one of which had already been printed in the Original Poems. This was the first of Boswell's publications to bear his name. "The letters are genuine in the sense that they were unquestionably sent through the post, and are crammed full of current news and personal allusions. They were plainly, however, from the very first of the series, conscious literary compositions intended ultimately for publication. The book is the first considerable example of Boswell's life-long willingness to be indiscreet provided thereby he could be interesting. In these breezy epistles both his and Erskine's relatives, friends, and connections are discussed by name and at length in the most impudent manner." Pottle p.24. This book was published on April 12th, 1763, a day described by Boswell as "the greatest day that Erskine and I ever saw." Boswell reviewed the letters anonymously in the London Chronicle calling them "a work of pure genius". A little over a month after publication he first met Samuel Johnson, who did not approve of printing private correspondence. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CONSULTA ESPIRITUAL, en la que un pecador verdaderamente arrepentido propone. el infeliz estado de su alma para una buena confesión general., respondida en un método fácil, seguro, y práctico para el fin . por., del Orden de Predicadores.

      Joseph Fort, Zaragoza 1763 - 14'8x11'2, port, 11h, 352p (leve óx, apreciable en cortes, borde de p.5 raído), cabecera y capitulares. Pergamino. "- Primera edición. Palau 188338. Fray Tomás Navarro (Zaragoza, 1710-1783) "fue Religioso muy observante, y zeloso del bien de las Almas, y dirigió a muchas, asi de Religiosas, como de Seculares, con especial consuelo de los mismos" (Latassa y Ortín)." 1763

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        RELAZIONE del Viaggio fatto dal Collegio fortuito. Opera di Anonimo Malalingua Accademico Spregiudicato. Prima Edizione. ". ridendo dicere verum quis prohibet?".

      - In Bischeri, 1763, nella Stamperia di Chiappone Tetro, con privilegio [ma probabilmente, Colle Alberti, 1763]. Manoscritto cartaceo, in-folio, cartonatura originale di tipo archivistico ad ancoraggio diretto sul dorso (mancanze alla carta di rivestimento al dorso), un titolo (non decifrato) manoscritto su tassello di carta applicato al piatto anteriore, pagine [346], le ultime 5 bianche. Ciascun foglio è stato ripiegato longitudinalmente una volta in modo da ottenere due colonne per facciata di cui solo una reca il testo. Steso probabilmente da due mani, in chiarissima grafia, (prima mano le pp. [1], da [5] a [42]; seconda mano pp. [3], [4], da [43] a [341]. Reca una paginazione manoscritta antica, con errori. Condizioni più che buone. Si tratta del resoconto d'un viaggio fatto da un allegra brigata di amici da Bocca d'Elsa a Pisa, per assistere all'illuminazione per la festa di S. Ranieri. Il lungo racconto è a chiave: sia i personaggi (che sono personaggi reali) e i luoghi visitati, sono presentati con nomi fittizi o anagrammati; in principio del volume sono presenti due pagine che recano gli anagrammi e i nomi fittizi dei personaggi e dei luoghi, con il loro relativo scioglimento. Il racconto, seppur basato - a quanto afferma l'autore nell'indirizzo al lettore - su un viaggio reale, si sviluppa su un registro di totale fantasia: si svolge su una barca, come se si trattasse d'un viaggio in mare, con varie tappe nei porti di numerosi paesi toscani. E' suddiviso in 14 giornate (prima giornata il 3 di giugno 1762) durante le quali i componenti la compagnia sostano nelle varie località, dove vivono alcune divertenti avventure. Sulla barca, durante i tratti di navigazione, si intrattengono raccontandosi storie piccanti e boccaccesche, con particolari di fantasia (anche se, sicuramente, basate su avvenimenti reali). Il volume è dedicato a Lacervano Ichellerice, gran cappellano di Lilletrecoba, pseudonimi sciolti dalla chiave iniziale in Valeriano Ceccherelli cappellano di Colle Alberti, e la dedica è datata: Lilletrecoba (Colle Alberti) 30 dicemmbre 1763. Non abbiamo trovato notizia di altre copie di questo testo, né in collezioni pubbliche, né in private. Seguendo la iniziale chiave di scioglimento dei nomi si possono probabilmente riconoscere fra i protagonisti del racconto alcuni personaggi che hanno lasciato qualche traccia di sé: Stefano Fabbrini (pittore), Domenico Ceccherelli (costruttore edile?), Pompeo Signorini (giureconsulto). Prendendo per veri il luogo e la data della dedica, l'autore potrebbe essere individuato fra i membri della famiglia proprietaria della tenuta di Colle Alberti (Cerreto Guidi) nel 1763, o fra i dimoranti in quella fattoria in quell'anno. Si tratta, in ogni caso, d'un racconto a chiave con influenze boccaccesche piuttosto interessante, inedito e - probabilmente - a tutt'oggi sconosciuto. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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        Selectarum stirpium Americanarum historia, in qua sistuntur plantae illae, quas in insulis Martinica, Jamaica, Domingo aliisque, et in vicinae continentis parte, observavit rariores.

      Wien, Kraus, 1763. - Folio (cm 36), leg. inizio ottocento in pelle marrone con sottile cornice in oro ai piatti, dorso a nervi con titolo e fregi in oro; sguardie rinnovate, leggerissimo alone discontinuo al margine esterno per tutto il volume, ma generalm. ben conservato. Occhietto, tavola allegorica inc., frontesp. con grande vignetta incisa, testate inc. Pp. (12), VII, (5), 284, (14); in fine sono complessivamente 184 tavv. inc., numerate 1-37, 37[bis], 38-183 di cui 6 ripieg. Nomenclatura latina manoscr. in basso ad ogni tav., ed in fine intercalati alle tav. ripieg. alc. foglietti con note ms. Prima edizione di questa bellissima raccolta delle piante americane, che fu preceduta da un volume ridotto dal titolo 'Enumeratio systematica plantarum' (1760). Le illustrazioni - incise dall'artista viennese Joseph Wagner - si basano direttamente sui disegni effettuati dallo stesso Jacquin nel suo viaggio verso le Indie occidentali tra il 1754 e il 1757. "It is his first illustrated book of consequence. The 184 plates form a remarkable series of West Indian and tropical American species, though such men as Sloane and Plumier had opened up this botanical territory half a century before" (Hunt). Nissen, BBI 979; Stafleu-C. 3243; Sabin 35521; Hunt 579; de Belder 172; Pritzel, 4362; Haller, II, 491. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Selectarum stirpium Americanarum historia, in qua Linnaeanum systema determinatae descriptaeque sistunutur plantae illae, quas in insulis Martinica, Jamaica, Domingo, aliisque, et in viciniae continentis parte, observavit. Text- und Tafelband in 2 Bänden.,

      Wien, Kraus, 1763 - Folio: 36 x 24 cm. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 184 (6 doppelblattgr. bzw. gefalt.) Kupfertafeln. Textband: 5 Bll., VII S., 2 Bll., 284 S., 3 Bll. u. 4 Bll. Tafelerklärung. *Nissen BBI 979; Stafleu/C 3250; Pritzel 4362; Sabin 35521. Erste Ausgabe. - Enthält die botanischen Ergebnisse von Jacquins 1754-59 unternommenen Reise nach West-Indien. - Die schönen, nach Zeichnungen Jacquins gestochenen Pflanzenkupfer in guten und kräftigen Abdrucken. - Nachdem Ameisen das von Jacquin zusammengestellte Herbarium zerstört hatten, fertigte dieser als Ergänzung seiner Beschreibungen und Aufzeichnungen über die neu entdeckten Pflanzengattungen Zeichnungen an, die für das vorliegende Werk von J. Wagner in Kupfer gestochen wurden. Die schönen großformatigen Tafeln zeigen Windengewächse, Aronstab, Nachtschattengewächse, Osterluzei, Kaffeepflanzen, Araliengewächse, Palmen, Misteln, Ananasgewächse, Passionsblume u. a. - Die beiden Titelblätter je mit kleinerem alt hinterlegtem Fehlstück am Seitenrand (kaum sichtbar). Textband in den Vorstücken mit wenigen kleinen Wumspuren am Unterrand, der Tafelband durchgehend mit deutlichen, teils länglichen Wurmspuren, meist am Ober- und Unterrand, teilweise aber auch bis in den Bildteil der Darstellung hinein. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 4000 Schlichte Pappbände der Zeit (außen stark berieben und beschabt). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Den Danske Atlas Eller Konge-Riget 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-Beskrivelser, 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. Indbundet i samtidigt hellæder med farvede titel- og tomefelter samt rigt dekoreret med guld på ryggen. Bind 7 lidt beskåret og ombundet i helskind i gammel stil. Gammel navn på titelblade samt med samtidige noter i margin.7 vols. With 296 folding engr. maps, views & plans. Bound in contemporary full calf, spines richly gilt and with coloured titlelabels. Vol. 7 a little cut and rebound in old style. Old name on title pages and old notes in margin. * Dette værk er den første store samlede beskrivelse af Danmark og med sine mangfoldige - i mange tilfælde tidligste - afbildninger af danske byer og steder en meget stor kilde til vor viden om Danmark i det 18. århundrede. Pontoppidan nåede selv kun at få udgivet de to første bind, derefter forsattes arbejdet på grundlag af forfatterens forarbejde af svogeren Hofman, Langebek og B.C. Sandvig. Bibl. Danica II, 600.This is the first general description of Denmark and with its numerous - and in many cases earliest - pictures of Danish towns and places a great source of knowledge of Denmark in the 18th century. Pontoppidan only managed to publish the first 2 volumes, the work was continued on the basis of the author's work by his brother in law, H. de Hofman, Langebek and B.C. Sandvig. One of the most useful sources for historians trying to reconstruct early 18. century life in urban and provincial Denmark. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALMANACH Royal, année 1763.

      Paris, Le Breton 1763 - in-8, 520-(4) pp., maroquin olive, dos à nerfs orné, dentelle en encadrement sur les plats, tranches marbrées (rel. de l'époque). Dos passé. Bon exemplaire. Ex-libris (cachet) Bibliothèque de Valençay.

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        Tactique Navale, ou Traité des Evolutions et des Signaux.

      H.L. Guerin and L.F. Delatour, Paris, 1763, - MOROGUES, Sebastien François Bigot, Vicomte de. Tactique Navale, ou Traitédes Evolutions et des Signaux. Avec Figures en taille-douce. Paris : H.L. Guerin and L.F. Delatour, rue Saint Jacques, à Saint Thomas d'Aquin, (1763).First Edition. Pp [4], [i]-x, [1]-481, [3], engraved plates I-XLIX, (4). With engraved title and half-title. 4to, full calf, morocco label to spine,raised bands, marbled end-papers. Polak 826. Scott 316. The first edition of a rare and important work on naval tactics informed by Morogues' experience as chef d'escadre in the Seven Years' War. Morogues had founded the Academie Marine at Brest in 1752, an institution dedicated to the study of fleet manoeuvres and signalling, and this dedication found ample expression inTactique Navale, which was by far the most advanced treatise on the subjectto date. His work ultimately exerted considerable influence on the BritishRoyal Navy particularly through the efforts of the great innovator AdmiralRichard Kempenfelt and the advocacy of Lord Howe, and is said to have provided Lord Nelson with several of his most famous aphorisms. A handsome copyof this important volume in the evolution of naval thought. Contents : Livre Premier - Des Évolutions. Introduction. I. Explications de quelques termes. II. Des cinq ordres de Marche. III. De l'ordre de Bataille. IV. De la Chasse. V. Des mouvements d'une Ligne. VI. De changement des Escadres, l'Armée étant en Ligne. VII. De quelques manoeuvres particulieres de la Ligne, relatives au Combat. VIII. Changer l'ordre de Bataille en ordre de Marche. IX. De quelques mouvements particuliers d'une Armée en Ligne ou en ordre deMarche. X. De changement des Escadres dans l'ordre de Marche, sur trois colonnes. XI. Changer l'ordre de Marche en ordre de Bataille. XII. De l'ordrede Retraite, & de ses Mouvements. XII. De quelques Evolutions & Manoeuvresparticulieres. Livre Second - Des Signaux et Ordres généraux. I. Des Signaux en général, & de la distinction des Vaisseaux de l'Armée. Section I. DesSignaux en général. Section II. Partage de l'Armée en Escadres & Divisions.Distinction des Vaisseaux de l'Armée. II. Avertissements généraux, Ordres& Signaux de Jour à l'ancre & sous voile, &c. Section I. Avertissements généraux. Section II. Ordres & Signaux de Jour à l'ancre & sous voile. SectionIII. Des Signaux de mouillage & d'appareiller. III. Signaux de Jour pour quelques mouvements particuliers de l'Armée sous voile. IV. De la Chasse. V.Des mouvements d'une Ligne. VI. Du changement des Escadres, l'Armée étanten Ligne. VII. De quelques manoeuvres particulieres de la Ligne relatives au combat. VIII. Changer l'ordre de Bataille en ordre de la Marche. IX. De quelques manoeuvres particulieres d'une Armée en Ligne our en ordre de Marche. X. Du changement des Escadres dans l'ordre de Marche sur trois colonnes.XI. Changer l'ordre de Marche en ordre de Bataille. XII. De l'ordre de Retraite, & de ses mouvements. XIII. De quelques Evolutions & Manoeuvres particulieres. XIV. Des Signaux de Nuit. Section I. Avertissements & Signaux sous voie & à l'ancre. Section II. Signaux particuiers sous voile. Section III. Signaux particuliers à l'ancre. Section IV. Des mouvements de l'Armée enLigne ou en ordre de Marche. XV. Ordres & Signaux de Jour ou de Nuit pour le temps de Brume. Text in French. Rebacked in matching calf, rubbed with scuffing to calf, repaired wear to front corners, slight wear to edges, occasional light foxing, else vg. 4,000.00 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Curiosa noticia de hum grande combate, que tiverão sinco chavecos, e huma fragata de Mouros, com hum navio de guerra Genovez, em 17 de Outubro deste present anno de 1763, que durou desde as duas horas da tarde até ás sete e meya da noite.

      Lisbon, Na Offic. de Ignacio Nogueira Xisto, (1763). - Large woodcut on title page with a ship in foreground whose hands are on deck celebrating, and another ship in the background, sinking. Large woodcut tailpiece. 8 pp. 4°, disbound. Relatively light waterstain at inner margin. In good condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this newsletter relating the battle at sea between a Genoese warship commanded by Captain Domingos Castellini and six ships of Barbary pirates. Every sailor and passenger as well as the 30 Swiss Grenadiers aboard the Genovese ship were given weapons, and somehow managed to fight off Moors armed with falchions who were attempting to board the ship or to blow up the powder magazine. According to the ship's chaplain, the Moors suffered 1,200 dead and many wounded, while the Genoese lost 16 dead, with 30 wounded.---- Coimbra @Miscelâneas 487. Not located in Innocêncio. OCLC: 57973365 (Newberry Library). Porbase lists a single copy in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. Not located in Copac. Not located in ICCU (online Italian Union Catalogue). Not located in Catnyp, Hollis, Orbis or Melvyl. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LES TOULOUSAINES ou LETTRES HISTORIQUES et APOLOGETIQUES, en faveur de la Religion Reformée, & de divers Protestans condamnés dans ces derniers tems par le Parlement de Toulouse, ou dans le Haut Languedoc.

      1763 - A Edimbourg [Lausanne], sans nom d'éditeur, 1763. In-12 (100 X 167) demi-basane fauve, dos cinq nerfs sertis de filets dorés, pièce de titre rouge dans un encadrement de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées en rouge (reliure de l'époque) ; (1), faux-titre, titre, 2 feuillets non chiffrés (table), 458 pages, un feuillet d'errata, (1). Quelques restaurations à la reliure. EDITION ORIGINALE, de second tirage. Selon BARBIER, IV-723, on distingue deux tirages d'après le nombre de pages de l'ouvrage : 444 pages pour le premier, 458 pour le second qui contient quelques courtes additions. Dans ce mémoire composé sous la forme de trente lettres, COURT DE GEBELIN plaide la cause de la tolérance religieuse, s'appuyant notamment sur les "affaires" du début de la décennie 1760 (Rochette, Sirven, Calas) afin de modifier l'image négative que les protestants avaient auprès de l'opinion publique. A la suite des "intellectuels" du Refuge qui ont fait évoluer les esprits en déployant une réflexion de fond sur la tolérance et la liberté de conscience, sur l'histoire, sur le droit et sur la politique qui va profondément marquer la pensée protestante européenne, "Les Toulousaines", tout comme le "Traité sur la tolérance" de Voltaire publié la même année, font partie de ces apports qui, tout au long du XVIIIe siècle, constituent une contribution non négligeable à ce qu'il est convenu d'appeler les Lumières. A noter que Court de Gébelin (1725-1784) a adhéré, peu après 1776, à la franc-maçonnerie et fut membre de la loge des "Neuf soeurs". AGREABLE EXEMPLAIRE dans sa reliure de l'époque. GOOD COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Journal Historique du Voyage fait au Cap de bonne-Espérance. .. Précédé d'un Discours sur la Vie de l'Auteur, suivi de remarques & de réflexions sur les Coutumes des Hottentots & des Habitans du Cap

      Paris: Ches Guillyn, 1763. (SOUTH AFRICA) First edition. 16mo. 3 figures and a folding map. xxxvi, 380 pp. Quarter modern vellum, gilt spine, uncut. Fine. Mendelssohn I, p. 434; for de la Caille: Dictionary of Scientific Biography, VII, pp. 542-545 . Nicolas Louis De La Caille (1713-62), an eminent French mathematician and astronomer, arrived at the Cape of Good Hope on March 30, 1751 and began a study of the parallax of the moon. In this diary, he gives descriptions of Rio Janeiro, the Cape, Bourbon, and Ascension. De La Caille's account of the Hottentot and other customs and societies dissented from and superseded Kolbe's narrative, although he made almost as great errors as his predecessor. However, with the publication of this journal, Kolbe was no longer considered a standard author. (See Theal, History of South Africa, 1691-1795)

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        Les hommes volans, ou les aventures de Pierre Wilkins, traduites de l'Anglois, & ornées de figures end taille-douce. Tome premier - tome troisième

      Londres, et se vend à Paris, chez la veuve Brunet 1763 - Three volumes in 12mo bound in one volume; pp. (2), XVI, 312, with one engraved plate; pp. (2), 330, with 4 engraved plates; pp. (2), 318, with one folding engraved plate; contemporary calf, raised bands, upper spine end with small restoration, spine with some gilding and contrasting gilt lettering-piece, ex-libris to front cover pastedown, decorative endpapers, red edges, each title with old ownership inscription, some minor foxing in places, else clean and crisp, a very good copy. First edition in French, translated by Philippe-Florant de Puisieux of Paltock's "The life and adventures of Peter Wilkins."This utopian novel tells the shipwreck of Peter Wilkins and his discovery of a new world where the human inhabitants can fly. It is somewhat of the same plan as Roginson Crusoe. Cioranescu 51646 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri Sublimati corrosivi in den Venerischen Krankheiten innerlich gegeben gegründet sey nebst einer Erwähnung der Cicutae & Gedanken von der Starrsucht oder Catalepsis, nebst einigen Zusätzen zu den Gedanken der Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend & D. Leon Elias Hirschels Gedanken die Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend

      1763-1769-1767, Berlin 1763 - Three works bound in one. 12mo. Contemporary paper-covered boards with gold lettered title-label. Text in German, gothic script.1) Betrachtung ob die Würkung des Mercurri Sublimati corrosivi in den Venerischen Krankheiten innerlich gegeben gegründet sey nebst einer Erwähnung der Cicutae. Berlin, gedruckt bey Christ. Moritz Vogel. 1763. 54pp. Decorative head and tailpiece. Mid 18th century work by Jewish Berlin physician, Leon Elias Hirschel on the treatment of venereal diseases with Mercury (II) chloride or mercuric chloride (formerly corrosive sublimate). The white crystalline solid was used as a treatment for syphilis before the advent of antibiotics. It was inhaled, ingested, injected, and applied topically. Poisoning was so common that its symptoms were confused with those of syphilis. In his work Hirschel investigates if there are any advantages in taking Mercury chloride internally.2) Gedanken von der Starrsucht oder Catalepsis, nebst einigen Zusätzen zu den Gedanken der Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend. Berlin, bey August Mylius. 1769. 80pp. Hirschel's thoughts on Catalepsy. Includes various treatments for the disease and section with remedies for epilepsy.3) D. Leon Elias Hirschels Gedanken die Heilungsart der hinfallenden Sucht betreffend. Berlin, gedruckt bey Christian Moritz Vogel. 1767. 54pp. Hirschel looks at the causes of epilepsy. Last eight pages describe the experiences of a 20 year old woman (patient) with epilepsy.Some age wear and minor staining on binding. Gold lettering on spine faded. Slight foxing to first few leaves. Small numbers stamp on inside of front cover, previous owner's stamp on verso of title-pages. Overall very good condition. Scarce. Captivating insight into mid 18th-century medicine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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: N

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        Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister to Henry the Great. Containing the History of the Life and Reign of that Monarch, and his own Administration under Him. Translated from the French. To which is added, the Tryal of Ravaillac for the Murder of Henry the Great.

      London: A. Millar [et al], 1763 - Forth edition, 6 vols, 12mo, pp. (1-4), xxxiv, 332, engraved frontispiece portrait of Sully, folding engraved map of France (8 5/8” x 10”); (viii), 366, engraved frontispiece portrait of Henry IV; (xii), 348; (viii), 376; (viii), 362, (iv) 172, (1-172) index. Extra copper–plate engraved portrait of Sully affixed to the verso of the front free endpaper of vol 2. Full contemporary calf, marbled endpapers, gilt double fillet borders on both sides. Backs gilt in six compartments, gilt black lettering pieces in the second & forth, the rest with gilt octagonal ornaments enclosing rosette centered lozenges. Good set with wear to edges & extremities, head & tail-caps worn, joints rubbed & cracked or starting but all boards still attached & most still strong, back-strips rubbed & with some chips, gilt bright, sheets crisp with some minor foxing. Provenance: Engraved armorial bookplates of Roger Lee. First published in 3 vols, 1756. H4063 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Medical Museum:. (vol 1 only of 3)

      London 1763 - Or, A Repository of Cases, Experiments, Researches, and Discoveries, Collected at Home and Abroad. In Anatomy, Medicine, Pharmacy, Botany, Chemistry, Surgery, Physiology etc. In full brown boxed leather, decorative blind tooling, some leather loss, corners and edges bumped and worn. Spine has been relaid, keeping most of the old, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, title in gilt to maroon leather label. Internally, ink name to ffep, frontis, ink name (Adam Hicks) to title page, [9], (ii-x), [1], 12-612 pp, [4], frontis + 8 plates, printed by W Richardson and S Clark, occasional worm mark, never detracting. Frontis plate is of Apollo delivering Aesculapius to Charon for his education. Introduction describes the original publication as -Monthly-. A genuine rarity. None at auction since before 76. (see ESTC P5999. Crane & Kaye 438. OCLC 536093013. COPAC) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essais et nouveaux essais historiques sur Paris. 9 volumes aux armes.

      Londres et Paris, Duchesne - Paris, Belin 1763 - 1781 - 2 frontispices dont un portrait de l'auteur d'après la peinture de Pougain de Saint-Aubin. Jolies vignettes gravées. Reliure aux armes présumées d'un membre de la famille Paroy de Lurcy frappées aux dos des reliures. T1 à T7 : Essais historiques sur Paris. Avec les lettres turques et un recueil sur le prisonnier masqué. T8 et T9 : Nouveaux essais historiques sur Paris. Germain-François Poullain de Saint-Foix (1698-1776) est un écrivain et dramaturge français. Il servit jusqu’à trente-six ans dans les mousquetaires et écrivit une vingtaine de comédies à partir de 1740. Son ouvrage Essais historiques sur Paris a pour objet de faire connaître par des faits et des anecdotes le caractère, les moeurs et les coutumes de la France. C’est une succession d’observations et d’anecdotes qui visent à montrer, les différences des usages, et l’unité de l’espèce humaine. 3ème édition, Londres et Paris, Duchesne 1763, 7 volumes. Paris, Belin 1781, 4 tomes en 2 volumes. Reliure plein veau de l'époque. Dos à nerfs orné et doré. 2 restaurations visibles sur les T3 et T8. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-12° (17x10). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pomologia,. - Fructologia,. - Dendrologia,.

      Leeuwarden: Abraham Ferwerda, 1758-1763. - 3 volumes in one. Folio (14 4/8 x 10 4/8 inches). 3 letterpress title-pages within wood-engraved border printed in red. Engraved coat-of-arms and 39 fine engraved plates apples, pears, plums, peaches, cherries, nuts and grapes with original hand-colour (some occasional pale marginal stains). Contemporary half calf, marbled paper boards (rebacked preserving the original spine, corners worn). Provenance: with the bookplate of the Horticultural Society of New York, bequest of Kenneth K. Mackenzie dated October 1934 on the front paste-down. "FIRST GREAT WORK (ON FRUITS) OF REAL IMPORTANCE" (Bunyard) First edition. From the age of 25 Knoop was gardener to her Serene-Highness Marie-Louise, Dowager Princess of Orange and Nassau (Landgravine Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel) (1688 - 1765) at her estate near Leeuwarden. A widow and regent of the Principality of Orange from the age of 23 Marie-Louise was beloved of her people, often called by them Marijke Meu. In her garden were to be found the best examples of fruit from not only Dutch gardens, but also French and English. In addition to cultivating the plants, Knoop brought scientific method to the art of garden design, writing books on mathematics and astronomy as well as natural history. Bunyard p. 439; Nissen BBI 1080; Pritzel 4754; Raphael An Oak Spring Pomona. 48; Stafleu and Cowan TL2 3766. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L' école de la chasse aux chiens courans, précédée d'une Bibliotheque historique & critique des Théreuticographes.

      - Rouen, Nicolas & Richard Lallemant, 1763. 2 parts bound in one. 8vo (195 x 120mm). pp. (2), viii, 396, 14 of music, (2, blank); pp. ccxxvi, (2), with 24 wood engraved plates, some folding and some printed on both sides of a leaf. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt ornamented spine with red and green labels, some old repair to end of spine, upper hinge a bit weak. First edition. "This instructive book ranks with the classics on hunting." (Schwerdt). The 'Bibliothèque historique et critique' includes a bibliography on hunting, compiled by the brothers Lallemant, from the antiquities right up into 18th century with hundreds of lengthy commentaries and a register that served as a valuable reference for the hunting bibliographies of the 19th century. Deals with coursing hare, deer, stags, wild boar, foxes, badgers and otters, with illustrations of animals and their tracks, antler etc. The wood engraved plates are beautifully executed.Provenance: Bookplate of 'Bibliotheca Tiliana'.Schwerdt I, 313; Souhart 298; Thiébaud 589. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia Sacra Vulgatae Editionis, Sixti V. Pontificis Max. Recognita. locupletibus SS. patrum et aliorum probatorum S. Scripturae interpretum commentariis illustrata. Una cum nova, eaque excultiore, nec non ad sensum Scripturae magis accommoda versione Germanica, in commodum et utilitatem totius ecclesiae Catholicae praesertim Germanicae elucubrata. A theologis maonasterii D. Ettonis prope S. Landelinum, vulgo Ettenheim-Münster ordinis S. Benedicti, sub directione P. Germani Cartier. Ibidem Profelsi, Capitularis, nec non SS. Theologiae, & SS. Canonum Professoris. In Quatuor Tomos Distincta. (Vols. 1 & 2 of 4)

      Jacobi Friderici Bez & Sociorum, Constance 1763 - Folio. [26], 758, 562pp. Two vols. in one. Original blind-tooled vellum with gold lettering on spine. Raised bands. Printer's device on title-page. Decorative head- and tailpieces. It is profusely illustrated with 29 full-page copper-engravings, each one being numbered and having its own caption in German and Latin. Priest at the Benedictine monastery in Ettingheimmunster, where he headed a team to achieve a Bible translation in understandable German, Cartier died before the completion of the work, in 1749. The first edition of the Ettingheimmunster Bible was published post mortem 2 years later (1751).The team worked 10 years on the Bible translation. Its uniqueness is not only the clear German, but also the division: Whereas Biblia Vulgatae (standard Catholic Bibles) are normally divided into three parts, this Biblia is divided into four parts:1) From Genesis to Chronicles.2) From Ezra to Ben Sirah.3) Prophets and Maccabees.4) New Testament. (This copy contains the first two parts). Contains also a "syllabus" of different Bible editions, Church fathers and exegetes as well as a dissertation on the topic of the earthly paradise.Another sign of its uniqueness is the inclusion of Latin commentaries from Church fathers and contemporary exegetes. Furthermore, the attempt to deliver a clear and understandable German was a clear focus point of the group (and one of the reason why it took so long). It specifically attempts to improve a German that Dietenberger's and Ulenberg's translations had lacked. However, the aim was to still be as close as possible to the Semitic language character of the source. The second edition [our copy] was published in 1763 and has different illustrations than the first edition. Some edge wear on binding with minor soiling/age-toning and slight rubbing on raised bands and on title-label. Gold lettering slightly faded. Some foxing/browning throughout. Text in German and Latin. Binding and interior in overall good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ambassades de messieurs de Noailles en Angleterre. Redigees par feu M. l'Abbé de Vertot. Ouvrage posthume de cet auteur. (5 vols.).

      Leyde, et se trouve à Paris, chez Dessaint & Saillant, & Durand, 1763. - 5 vols. (complete). 12mo. (III)+337;(III)+356;(III)+358;(I)+360;(I)+376 pp. Hardcover. Contemp. mottled calf, gilt decor. spines with raised bands, each vol. with 2 title labels on spine. VG. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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