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        IN FRAGMENTA VESTIGII VETERIS ROMAE

      ROMA: EX CHALCOGRAPHIA, 1764. RILEGATO. BUONO. 30 42. USATO

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        Les Duchés de Clevés, De Juliers et de Limbourg, Le Comté de Meurs, Le Quartier de Ruremonde dans le Duché de Gueldres. l'Archevesché et Electorat De Cologne & c Publiée Par Tobie Conrad Lotter, Geogr. D'Augsbourg. - Gustav Conrad Lotter Sculps. Aug. Vind. 1764':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Gustav Conrad Lotter b. Tobias Conrad Lotter in Augsburg, dat. 1765, 97 x 58,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. S. 401. - Kupferstich von zwei Platten gedruckt. - Zeigt das Herzogtum Kleve und Jülich mit dem Erzbistum Köln. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unten links Maßstab.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Norbert Haas]
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        Le spectacle de la nature

      A complete copy composed of volumes from several editions, as always for this book. 1764 for the first two volumes, then 1780 for the third, 1764 for the fourth, 1770 for the fifth and sixth, the seventh volume in 1746, and 1770 for the latter two. It is abundantly illustrated with 9 frontispieces, 25 plates for volume I (insects, birds), 36 boards for volume II (plants, gardens), 31 boards in volume III (plants, boats, fish) IV of which many maps, 20 plates for volume V (Mathematics, machines); 30 plates for volume VI (trades); 33 plates for volume VII (typography, trades); or 206 boards, mostly folding, on hard paper or not. It will be noted that the number of boards differs substantially from one copy to the other, and even from one volume to another. Bindings in full brown veal composed of three sets: the first of volume I to IV in speckled calf, the second in marbled calf of volume V to VII and the last in brown calf, volume VIII and IX. The irons used are also different. A snag with lack in the last box of volume II. A lack at the tail of volume III, iem for volume IV. Tail cap of tome V worn. Lacks at the head of volumes VI and VII. A lack at the tail of volume VIII. Head cap of the IX torn. Friction. Blunted corners. Pretty good together. Some sheets of boards stand out. Only volumes III, V, VI, VII and IX have a false title. Plate IX of volume VII bearing a tear. A vast encyclopaedic project with a didactic character (form of the interview), The Spectacle of Nature does not only cover the natural sciences, it is the mirror of all that concerns man; chapters on education, housing, different forms of government, religion, clothing, astrology, navy, along with the more traditional chapters on animals, insects and plants. Chez la veuve Estienne à Paris 1764 - 1780 forts in-12 (10x17cm) xxiv, 561pp. (2) et xxiv, 468pp. et (4) 576pp. et 599pp. (1) et (4) 596pp. (4) et (4) 571pp. (4) et (4) 555pp. (4) et (2) 436pp. (2) et (4) 388pp. (3) 9 volumes reliés

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        Patent of nobility donated by elected Roman Emperor Franz I to Johann Franz Zach (von Hartenstein) 'Obrist Hof-und General Erb Land Post Amts Officier' and his sister Maria Josepha.

      Holy Roman Empire, Vienna, d.d. 20 February 1764. Full red velvet, with yellow ribbons. Slightly discoloured at the edges. 35x25 cm. 16 pages on vellum, handwritten, calligraphy, printed decorative margins. With hand painted coat-of-arms in colour and the signature of Franz I. No seal present. This patent of nobility was presented by Roman Emperor Franz I shortly before the election of his son Leopold as his successor in March 1764. It was presented to Johann Franz Zach von Hartenstein, who came from a family that distinguished itself as postmasters in the service of the Holy Roman emperors. The charter states that he deserved nobility as result of the loyal service by his family, including his father who served the emperor in Tuscany and Frankfurt. The painted coat-of-arms embellishes several turrets and is depicted in a fantastical landscape. H188

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        Veduta Dell' Esterno Della Gran Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano.

      Rome 1764 - Original etching from the "Veduta di Roma", 2nd Rome edition. 73.5cm by 51.5cm

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        ASTRONOMY EXPLAINED UPON SIR ISAAC NEWTON'S PRINCIPLES, and made easy to those who have not studied MATHEMATICS.

      London, printed for A. Millar, 1764. To which are added, a Plain Method of finding the Distances of all the Planets from the Sun, by the Transit of Venus over the Sun's Disc, in the year 1761. An Account of Mr. Horrox's Observations of the Transit of Venus in the year 1639: And, of the Distances of all the Planets from the Sun, as deduced from Observations of the Transit in the Year 1761. THIRD EDITION 1764. 4vo, approximately 255 x 210 mm, 10 x 8¼ inches, folding engraved frontispiece of Ferguson's famous orrery, 17 large folding engraved plates, complete, pages: (8), 1-354, (10) - index, bound in full old calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, rebacked to style, raised bands and gilt rules, original slightly chipped gilt lettered red morocco label, all edges red. A few small scrapes to covers, corners slightly worn with tips rounded, armorial bookplate of Lady Frances Scott (Douglas) (1750-1817) and the town Petersham in ink (where she took up residence in 1779), on front pastedown, some faint offsetting from plates onto facing text, minute worm track in outer margin of frontispiece, 2, 3 and 4 tiny wormholes in fore-edge margin from front endpaper to page 81, including plate margins, from there to the end persisting as 1 minute hole, another tiny worm track in lower margin of page 123 and adjacent plate VII, contents very clean. A very good sturdy copy. Ferguson's work was first published in 1756 and was an immediate success, going through 13 editions by 1811. "Ferguson (1710-1776), an original scientist of considerable talent, here makes one of the earliest and most successful attempts to explain Newtonian ideas in popular terms", Babson, Catalogue of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton, page 31, No. 58. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        An introduction to the knowledge of medals

      London: printed by John Baskerville; for T. Field...and J. Payne, 1764. Small 8vo (in 4s); pp. [4], 59, [1]; contemporary calf, red morocco label on spine; slight rubbing, edges a little worn, upper joint starting; very good. Gaskell 28, noting this title page as a variant: "The title-page does not appear as a cancel by itself, but it is of course possible that both leaves of section A were cancelled in some copies, the same settings of type being used for A2."

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        Les suffrages unanimes sur les moyens de rétablir une contrée inculte.

      [Florence:] , 1764. Octavo (225 x 145 mm). Uncut and partly unopened in contemporary carta rustica, stab-stitched, spine lettered in black ink, paper label to lower spine. Spine a little toned, endpapers cockled, gatherings E and N toned, an excellent copy. First edition of the Italian lawyer, senator, and scholar's anthology of mercantilist writings, published anonymously. Bertolini (1711-1782) studied at the university in Pisa and trained at the Pisa Law School where he graduated in 1734. He set up a legal practice in Florence before beginning his career as an official of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany in 1740, where he oversaw matters regarding agricultural production and related economic issues. He was a fervent admirer of Enlightenment writings, particularly Montesquieu's work; he published his Analyse raisonnée de l'esprit des lois in 1771.

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        Patent of nobility donated by elected Roman Emperor Franz I to Johann Franz Zach (von Hartenstein) 'Obrist Hof-und General Erb Land Post Amts Officier' and his sister Maria Josepha.

      - Holy Roman Empire, Vienna, d.d. 20 February 1764. Full red velvet, with yellow ribbons. Slightly discoloured at the edges. 35x25 cm. 16 pages on vellum, handwritten, calligraphy, printed decorative margins. With hand painted coat-of-arms in colour and the signature of Franz I. No seal present. This patent of nobility was presented by Roman Emperor Franz I shortly before the election of his son Leopold as his successor in March 1764. It was presented to Johann Franz Zach von Hartenstein, who came from a family that distinguished itself as postmasters in the service of the Holy Roman emperors. The charter states that he deserved nobility as result of the loyal service by his family, including his father who served the emperor in Tuscany and Frankfurt. The painted coat-of-arms embellishes several turrets and is depicted in a fantastical landscape. H188

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. van der Steur]
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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments newly translated out of the Original Tongues and with the former translations diligently compared & rectified. By His Majesties (sic) Special Command Appointed to be read in Churches; [bound with] Apocrypha; [bound with] The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Newly translated out of the Original Greek: and with the former translations [etc].

      Oxford Printed by Mark Baskett Printer to the University & 1764 - Lge. 8vo., engraved title-page, n. d., dedication (A) with index to verso, full collation: A-Hhh8, Iii1-6, A-L8, [Iii]7-8, Kkk-Bbbb8, Cccc4, bound with 88 leaves of Apocrypha between Iii6 and Iii7, a total of 660 leaves of text, ownership inscriptions to front endpapers (one page appears to be crudely excised), from the Rev. William John Copeland, Latin quotation from The Confessions of St. Augustine 6.11.18 and a quote from Pascal; followed by two Greek quotes concerning death, probably from Plato, two further Greek passages concerning Jesus, &c. and two more passages in Greek about death, one marked as 'Chrys'; ownership inscription of 'Charlotte Mumford Aprill (sic) th24 1773' and 'The Gift of Sr Anty Aldry Bart' [?], final inscription on verso of front free endpaper, in English, quoting Thomas Wilson, Bishop of Sodor and Man; age-browning throughout, more marked in some areas, else remarkably clean, contemporary morocco with intricate gilt panels to covers and spine panels, all edges gilt, worn, outer top corner to upper board bumped, extremities rubbed but overall sound, a handsome example. A full translation and transcript of the ink inscriptions is available on request. ESTC T210851, copies found in the Bodelian Library, York Minster Library, Yale University and others; Darlow & Moule, copy listed does not include the Apocrypha. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Lettres, mémoires et négociations particulières du Chevalier d'Eon Ministre Plénipotentiaire de France auprès du Roi de la Grande Bretagne; avec M.M. les ducs de Praslin, de Nivernois, de Sainte-Foy etc.... - Suivi de Seconde partie: Lettres relatives aux intérêts particuliers du chevalier d'Eon ... - et de Troisième partie : Lettres particulières sur les services du chevalier d'Eon...

      à La Haye, imprimé chez H. Scheurleer, se vend à Francfort, chez les frères Van Dures, à Londres, chez Jacques Dixwell, 1764, 3 parties in 4°, de 1f. XXXVI- 1f., 202pp. un tableau se dépl., & 1f. 75pp., & 1f. 59pp., pl. veau marbré époque, dos orné, bel exemplaire (ex-libris gravé XIXe Comte Regnault de Beaucaron) Edition originale ici dans le rare tirage de luxe in 4°, sur vélin fort. Témoignage d'importance sur la diplomatie secrète de Louis XV. L'espion Charles d'Eon de Beaumont fut en effet, un des membres du "secret du Roi". Il est resté célèbre pour ses travestissements. Il raconte dans ses Mémoires avoir été « lectrice » de la Tsarine sous le nom de Lia de Beaumont. D'ailleurs Louis XVI le contraindra à reprendre"les habits de son sexe" s'il désire revenir en France pour y obtenir une rente. Habillée par Rose Bertin aux frais de Marie-Antoinette, il est présenté à la Cour en robe à panier et corset le 23 novembre 1777. En 1785 il regagne Londres, pour y finir misérablement sa vie sous les habits féminins, à l'âge de 82 ans. Sous la Révolution il avait proposé, sans succès, à l'Assemblée Nationale de conduire une unité "d'Amazones". En 1810 l'examen du corps par le légiste révèlera des "organes mâles de la génération parfaitement formés sous tous les rapports". A partir des années 1950, des études se penchent sur le "problème psychosexuel" du chevalier-chevalière, un traité allant même jusqu'à examiner "l'éonisme ou l'inversion esthético-sexuelle". ¶ Quérard Fr. litt. II. 25 - Cioranescu II. 27692

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        Elementarlehre des Generalbasses. Kassel, Hampe 1823. 47 S., mit 1 gest. (mehrf. gefalt.) Notentafel, Pbd. d. Zt.

      - Erste und einzige Ausgabe (nur 1 Exemplar über WorldCat nachweisbar; kein Exemplar in Deutschland!).- Sehr seltenes Werk des Komponisten Georg Christoph Grosheim (* 1.7.1764 Kassel, ? 18.11.1841Kassel). Er war u.a. Bratschist in die Kasseler Kapelle, Gesangslehrer an der Bürgerschule, Musikdirektor am deutschen Theater in Kassel und Musiklehrer bei den Kindern der Kurfürstin.- Leicht gebräunt, Ebd. berieben.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Johannes Müller]
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        De schyndeugd op het tweede schavot of waaragtig verhaal hoe zeeker geschavotteerde deugniet en rasphuis-boef zich uitgevende onder de verdichte naam van Johan Cato Kamerling voor een doctor in de geneeskunde, door veele schelmsche bedriegeryen het zo verre gebragt heeft dat hij met eene [...] burgemeestersdochter plegtig in het huwelyk is getreeden, doch deeze zyn laatste rol uitgespeeld zynde door de justitie der stad Brouwershaven [...] met roeden gegeeseld en met het dubbeld zwaard gebrandme.

      Gebonden in één moderne halfleren band, (4)+195+203+(1) pag. In beide delen een slotvignet (in het tweede deel een zaaier met de tekst 'op hoope'). C1215."Buijnsters pag. 25-27 en 39-40; deze drukken niet in Buisman. Abraham Maggaris was een der brutaalste en fantasierijkste Nederlandse oplichters uit de 18de- eeuw, aldus Buijnsters. Hij werkte niet alleen onder de naam Cato Kamerling, maar o.a. ook als Jan Piro, Johannes Lambertus Koster en Albertus Haazelhoffi. Daniel Viergever was stadssecretaris van Brouwershaven en vertelt uitvoerig de geschiedenis van 'Doctor Kamerling' van Februari 1764 toen hij te Brouwershaven kwam tot zijn veroordeling in november 1765. Uit de meegedeelde documenten blijkt echter een groot deel van zijn vroegere geschiedenis. Het vonnis was niet alleen geseling en brandmerk, maar ook levenslange tuchthuisstraf. In 1792 was hij volgens het bijschrift op een portretprent 71 jaar oud en zat gevangen in het spinhuis te Middelburg. Het boek was een groot succes en beleefde diverse (roof-)drukken. Toch is het thans zeldzaam."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Anatomische Tabellen, nebst den dazu gehörigen Anmerkungen u. Kupfern, Daraus des ganzen menschlichen Körpers Beschaffenheit und Nutzen deutlich zu ersehen ...

      Siebente verbesserte Aufl. - Augsburg, Elias Tobias Lotter, 1764, Kl.8, 3 Bl., 196 pp., 8 Bl.Register, 5 gefalt. Tab., 28 auf 26 Kupferstichtafeln, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung minimal fleckig. Frühe Ausgabe des bekanntesten Kompendiums der Anatomie des 18.Jahdts.Johann Adam Kulmus aus Breslau (1689-1745) studierte an verschiedenen europäischen Universitäten. Nach einer Studienreise durch Holland war er als Arzt in Danzig tätig. Durch holländische Seefahrer gelangte sein Werk auch nach Japan und wurde übersetzt und unter dem Titel "Kaitai shinsho" von R.Mayeno herausgegeben. Dieses Buch war der Grundstein westlicher Medizin in Japan. *Kulmus practised at Danzig and his Tabulae anatomicae were very popular and have been repeatedly reprinted and translated. The "Anatomische Tabellen" were even translated into Japanese, after a Japanese physician named MAYENO had satisfied himself by a dissection of a Japanese woman, Aocha-Baba, that they presented the true anatomical relations, and thus demonstrated that such anatomy as had been taught in Japan up to that time was absoltely false. cf. Hirsch-H. III, 632 Choulant-Frank p.34.

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        IN FRAGMENTA VESTIGII VETERIS ROMAE

      EX CHALCOGRAPHIA, 1764. LATINO 1,89 Rilegatura in mezza pelle con piatti marmorizzati, con usura ai bordi ed abrasioni, al piatto posteriore nastro adesivo a recupero di strappo, dorso con titoli d'oro, strappo alla cima ed usura al piede, guardie e controguardie in carta colorata, frontespizio con titoli in grande riquadro adornarto e stemma papale, in foglio a grandi margini, grandi capilettera riccamente miniati, con testatina iniziale figurata, illustrazioni in nero, pagine con lievissima fioritura e traccia di umidità al bordo superiore ed inferiore USATO

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        Die beste und bewahrteste Erfindung wider das Koppen der Pferde. Mit Kupfern erklaret. Uffenheim, [1764].

      4°, Original decorated paper covers. Good copy. Illustrated with 3 large engravings.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        The Edinburgh Paradise regain'd, or the city set at liberty, to propagate and improve her trade and commerce. Being a curious dissertation thereon, and discovery of the disease that obstructs the growth and progress thereof. And an effectual remedy and cure therefor, by redressing and removing her grievances. . The city standing on a hill, set on a plain. An inland city immediately commence a maritime one, so as to join, and communicate, with the most navigable river in all Britain. The city beautified and adorned, for the more commodious entertainment of our patriot nobility and gentry, and inviting them to frequent their own metropolis, as before the incorporate Union. And all this done in a frugal, surprisingly cheap and far more easy wa

      Edinburgh 1764 - 8vo., 28 + (2)pp. and with the folding engraved plan (shaved at one edge just touching part of ruled border), title-page a little soiled, in old (19th century?) linen-backed boards, upper joint worn, nonetheless a good copy. Only edition. A now uncommon and rather charming essay proposing various economic and engineering solutions to the Edinburgh 'disease' - a dirty crowded city in dire need of expansion and economic revival. Mein bemoans the fact that the city had gained much less from the Act of Union than any other city in Britain or Ireland and that the several small Scottish towns were vibrant with trade and were thus putting Edinburgh to shame. 'That this disease has such effect upon this city, as incapacitates and dispirits her trading inhabitants is too evident to be denied, for if we look but a little about us, go but to Newcastle upon Tyne, or a little westward to Kendal, Whitehaven, Liverpool, Manchester, or such like in South Britain, to Dumfries, Glasgow, Aberdeen, or such like in North-Britain; yea, the petty town of Dalkeith our door-neighbour. From these places you will see carravans of carriers with pack horses, waggons, &c. with all sorts of merchandize sent from their shops and warehouses, to furnish the inland country market-towns, and gentlemen's houses, with goods and merchandize, their roads thronged with such carriages; but nothing like that from our merchants shops in Edinburgh .' [pp. 6-7]. Robert Mein had also published The city cleaned and country improven> (Edinburgh 1760). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sunday thoughts: adapted to the various Intervals of the Christian Sabbath, and it's different Exercises, Duties, and Employments: in three Parts. Together with An Essay on the Universe: in four Books. Designed, to promote a familiar, pleasing, and religious Knowledge of the Earth and Heavenly Bodies, chiefly for the use of the Fair-Sex. To which is (now) added, by desire, Percy Lodge. A Poem. By the Rev. Moses Browne, Chaplain of Morden College, Blackheath, and Vicar of Olney, Bucks. The second Edition, carefully revised and improved.

      Printed for A. Millar., London 1764 - Second edition, first published in 1752 as Works and the Rest of the Creation. The country-house poem Percy Lodge, written for the countess of Hertford and separately published in 1755, is here added for the first time. In this copy an appreciative early reader has added three pages of antiquarian notes in manuscript at the end, concerning the history of the Percy family from the sixteenth century.'An early admirer of Chaucer, Spenser, and Milton, Moses Browne was a deservedly popular minor poet. Though he did not find his way into the standard collections, both Nathan Drake and Robert Southey acknowledged Browne's early contribution to romantic naturalism' (Oxford DNB). Browne had been given the living of Olney in 1753 and there raised some 13 children before taking up the chaplaincy of Morden College, Blackheath, in 1763. He retained Olney, in absentia, being served there by curate John Newton, famous for collaborating with Cowper on Olney Hymns (1779). 12mo (170 × 100 mm), pp. 286; interesting early annotations and corrections; contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt panelled spine, red morocco label; an attractive copy. [Aubin, 322.] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Patent of nobility donated by elected Roman Emperor Franz I to Johann Franz Zach (von Hartenstein) 'Obrist Hof-und General Erb Land Post Amts Officier' and his sister Maria Josepha.

      Holy Roman Empire, Vienna, d.d. 20 February 1764. Full red velvet, with yellow ribbons. Slightly discoloured at the edges. 35x25 cm. 16 pages on vellum, handwritten, calligraphy, printed decorative margins. With hand painted coat-of-arms in colour and the signature of Franz I. No seal present. This patent of nobility was presented by Roman Emperor Franz I shortly before the election of his son Leopold as his successor in March 1764. It was presented to Johann Franz Zach von Hartenstein, who came from a family that distinguished itself as postmasters in the service of the Holy Roman emperors. The charter states that he deserved nobility as result of the loyal service by his family, including his father who served the emperor in Tuscany and Frankfurt. The painted coat-of-arms embellishes several turrets and is depicted in a fantastical landscape. H188.

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        THE NEW TESTAMENT of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Abridged and harmonized in the Words of the Evangelists, and adorned with Cuts. For the Use of Children. To which is prefixed, A Preface, setting forth the Nature and Necessity of the Work.

      London.J. Newbery.1764. xv, [2], 18 - 311, [1 blank], [8 ad's] pages. Illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and six full-page plates [of seven]. Original quarter green vellum over marbled boards with printed paper label to spine. 102 x 68 mm. First edition. Rear endpaper creased; lacking one plate, but probably as issued; titles partly cropped to plates as issued; inscription on endpaper; else a very good copy of a scarce title. Roscoe J31. ESTC record three copies in the U.K. and one only in North America.The inscription on the endpaper, 'Wm Harrison Ightham, kent April 4th,' is presumably is that of a forebear of Benjamin Harrison, see 'Harrison of Ightham' by E. R. Harrison, published 1928.

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        R.P.Vincentii Houdry e societate jesu bibliotheca concionatoria Ethices Christianae praecipua continens argumenta, ordine Alphabetico digesta e gallico sermone in latinum translata. Editio nouissima, cui nunc primum praeter Supplementa, quae alias deerant, suo loco apposita, acceditinteger Tous Quinctus non antea vulgatus continens Duas Tabulas, quae usum Operis universi faciliorem efficient. Tomus Primus-Quintus

      Venezia: Ex Tipographia Remondiniana superiorum permissu, 1764 - In-folio 5 tomi in 2 voll XX 552, 507 (1); 570 (2), 494 (2), 100. Ad ogni frontespizio vignetta calcografica, belle testatine e capilettera decorati. Piena pergamena, tassello e titoli in oro al dorso. Tomus primus. A-D; Tomus secundus. E-I; Tomus tertius. L-P; Tomus Quartus. R-Z; Tomus Quintus, continens duas tabulas quae usum operis uniuersi faciliorem efficient. Ponderosa enciclopedia morale, in ordine alfabetico, scritta dal celebre predicatore francese. Vincent Houdry(1631-1729). Predicatore e scrittore gesuita, nacque il 22 gennaio 1631, a Tours, e morì il 21 marzo 1729, a Parigi. In-folio 5 tomi in 2 voll XX 552, 507 (1); 570 (2), 494 (2), 100. Five parts in two volumes. Every frontespiece has acalcographic view. Beautifull headpages and colored headletters. Full vellum with leatherlabes with goldletters on the spine. Tomus primus. A-D; Tomus secundus. E-I; Tomus tertius. L-P; Tomus Quartus. R-Z; Tomus Quintus, continens duas tabulas quae usum operis uniuersi faciliorem efficient. 18mo secolo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Microscope a la Portée de Tout le Monde, ou description, calcul & explication de la nature de l'usage & de la force des meilleurs Microscopes...

      

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        Verbesserter Schleswig-Holsteinischer Schreib-Calender, Aufs Jahr Christi 1765.

      Altona: Gebruder Burmester, 1764. First edition. Cloth. Blindstamped and gilt impressed. Decorated calf slipcase. Very Good. Near Miniature, 81 by 53 mm. Unpaginated, 42 leaves with content (including title), with six hand-colored plates, the first of which is double paged. Also five other plates -- putty colored lined, not black and white. There are copies, not many, of this annual to be found on OCLC, but none for this year, and we believe others do not have hand-colored plates. The plates are further enriched with tiny silver sparkles, easy to miss in leafing swiftly through the pages but sure to catch the eye with a glance that is more than cursory. We have seldom encountered such an arresting dressing to color plates, and never, in plates of this age. The colored plates depict hedonistic scenes and/or frivolity, perhaps a Teutonic corollary to the playful scenes captured by Boucher and Fragonard. The reddish printed plates, on the other hand, are mostly religious in their content. The textual content is not quite the standard almanac fare. In this almanac weather predictions are furnished for days far in the future to when it was written. As these predictions were for whole weeks, though, they had to have been discounted as somewhat meaningless at the time. An expository piece concerns the postal service of Hamburg, which was then, as now, the largest city of the region. The gilt decoration on the cover is very much in the Rococo style. The leather case, in partial contrast, is dominated by a irregular shapes that nonetheless read as geometric, with gilt floral flourishes serving as a more secondary decoration. The case has a film of soiling that dulls the colors and darkens its white background; it remains, nonetheless, an appealing, and structurally sound, house for the diminutive almanac. Minor loss of the cloth on the spine. There is a small closed tear at the fold of the double paged color plate.

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        Rosacearum monographia. Vienna, J.G. Heubner, 1823-1824. 4 volumes. 8vo. Each volume with the prelinary leaves sewn as a quire or quires (with numbered pages) but never bound, and with the main text on loose (numbered) leaves, each volume in a contemporary folding case covered in charming decorated paper (block-printed with 2 colours of paste), kept in a slipcase covered with green paper and with two morocco labels (red and green) with the title and volume number. The slipcases of volumes 1 and 2 are olive, while those of 3 and 4 are light green and their folding cases use a different decorated paper.

      Arnold Arboretum, p. 697; Pritzel 9448; Stafleu & Cowan 14887; Stock 3004. First and only edition of a comprehensive work on Rosaceae by the Austrain botanist Leopold Trattinnick (1764-1849). It was originally published as the first four volumes in a series intended to give an overview of the entire plant kingdom with the title Synodus botanica , but it "was relinquished for lack of sufficient subscribers and he [Heubner] confined himself to the issue of a monograph of Rosaceae in 4 vols." (Stock). The first two volumes give detailed taxonomic descriptions of species from the genus Rosa , and the following two cover various genera including: Dalibarda , Geum , Potentilla , Rubus and Waldsteinia .A very attractive copy.

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        The history of the Poor Laws: with observations.

      London: printed by H. Woodfall and W. Strahan. for A. Millar 1764 - 8vo., (4) + 295 + (1)pp., contemporary calf with original gilt label. A fine copy. First, and only edition. Higgs 3291. Goldsmiths 10030. Kress 6160. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.386(#2). This important work was not only, according to Beatrice and Sidney Webb, 'the first history of the Poor Laws', it was also a critical and comprehensive review of the pamphlet literature on the subject and was a vehicle for Burn's own ideas on the development of the Poor Laws and provision for the poor. It certainly contains the best summary of the pamphlet literature on the subject before Eden's State of the Poor> and is many times referred to by Sidney and Beatrice Webb in The Old Poor Law.> Richard Burn (1709-1785), was justice of the peace for the counties of Westmoreland and Cumberland. Burn was the author also of the classic work of legal authority, The justice of the peace and parish officer, upon a plan entirely new.> (1755). The History of the Poor Laws> contains Burns's well-known account of the Overseer. 'And this leads to the other great fundamental defect . in our present Poor Laws, and that is that the whole in a great measure (and indeed, in practice altogether) is left to the management of those annual officers called Overseers of the Poor . In practice the office of an Overseer of the Poor seems to be understood to be this . to maintain their Poor as cheap as they possibly can . to hang over them in terrorem> if they shall complain to the justices for want of maintenance . to pull down cottages; to drive out as many inhabitants, and admit as few as they possibly can . to depopulate the parish in order to lessen the Poor Rate.' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der Jesuiten in Baiern

      - First edition of this detailed history of the Jesuits in Bavaria. Lang (1764-1835), was a Bavarian government official, the archivist of Munich, and the author of many histories of Bavaria. The Jesuits in Bavaria exerted considerable influence in the region due to their enormous wealth; they were suppressed in 1773. Apart from the foxing, a fine copy. Bookplate of Philipp Pfister, secretary to King Ludwig II. Rare. vi, 218 pp. 8vo, cont. marbled half-sheep & marbled boards (title & final leaf rather foxed), flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine, arms in gilt on upper cover of Max, Graf von Preysing-Lichtenegg-Moos (1810-81). Nuremberg: Riegel & Wiessner, 1819 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte der sowohl alten als neuern Verschwörungen, Meutereyen und Merkwürdigen Revolutionen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt.

      Breslau: Korn und Gampert, 1764-1771. 1. - 10. Theil in 10 Bdn. [KOMPLETT]. 6 Bl., (Titelbl., Vorrede, Nachschrift des Übersetzers, Inhalt), 324 S.; 1 Bl., 350 S.; 2 Bl., 331 S.; 1 Bl., 421 S.; 376 S.; 365 (+1) S.; 351 (+1) S.; 327 (+1) S.; [Die Teile Neun und Zehn entstanden nach dem Tod von Duport du Tertre und haben die Ergänzung: \"Nach der Fortsetzung des Herrn Desormeaux\" am Ende des Untertitels] 480 S.; 431 (+1) S. - Jeder Band mit Titelvignette u. mehreren Kupferstich -Vignetten, Zierleisten u. Initialen. Mit Japanpapier (Blau / Grau / Rot) überzogene Pp. der Zeit mit papierenem Rückenschild, teils mit verblasster Bandnummer. Sehr seltene erste deutsche Übersetzung dieser \"Geschichte der so wohl alten als neuen berühmten Verschwörungen\" (Einleitung) und Staatsumstürze und -veränderungen. Es beginnt in antiker Vorzeit mit der \"Verschwörung des medischen Statthalters Arbaces wider den König der Assyrer Sardanapal (744 vor Chr.)\", die \"des Philoras wider Alexandern denn Großen\" und geht über die Römische Geschichte (Catilina, Cinna, Sabinus) und das Mittelalter (\"Constantia wider Kayser Heinrich den VI.\" (1197) bis zur neuesten Zeit. - Die Erzählungen sind nach Regionen geordnet: Schweiz (gegen Habsburger); Böhmen (Wallenstein), Schweden, Ungarn, Russland, Malta, Spanien, Venedig, Italien, Frankreich, England, Niederlande, Türkei, Japan, Korea, China, Ostindien, Amerika, Indien und Siam. - Die Pappbände sind etwas fleckig u. berieben, die Rücken verblichen. Innendeckel mit Resten von Exlibris. Das Papier ist etwas gebräunt, aber kaum fleckig. - Trotz der altersbedingten Mängel ein sehr schönes Exemplar. - Wegen ÜBERGEWICHT HÖHERES PORTO (in D: Porto gesamt: EUR 5,-). bei Versand ins AUSLAND bitte Porto erfragen (ask for Postage costs). Versand D: 4,00 EUR

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        Rosacearum monographia. Vienna, J.G. Heubner, 1823-1824. 4 volumes. 8vo. Each volume with the prelinary leaves sewn as a quire or quires (with numbered pages) but never bound, and with the main text on loose (numbered) leaves, each volume in a contemporary folding case covered in charming decorated paper (block-printed with 2 colours of paste), kept in a slipcase covered with green paper and with two morocco labels (red and green) with the title and volume number. The slipcases of volumes 1 and 2 are olive, while those of 3 and 4 are light green and their folding cases use a different decorated paper.

      - Arnold Arboretum, p. 697; Pritzel 9448; Stafleu & Cowan 14887; Stock 3004. First and only edition of a comprehensive work on Rosaceae by the Austrain botanist Leopold Trattinnick (1764-1849). It was originally published as the first four volumes in a series intended to give an overview of the entire plant kingdom with the title Synodus botanica, but it "was relinquished for lack of sufficient subscribers and he [Heubner] confined himself to the issue of a monograph of Rosaceae in 4 vols." (Stock). The first two volumes give detailed taxonomic descriptions of species from the genus Rosa, and the following two cover various genera including: Dalibarda, Geum, Potentilla, Rubus and Waldsteinia.A very attractive copy.

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        Reflexions sur les prejuges qui s’opposent aux progres et a la perfection de l’inoculation...

      chez Musier fils, 1764. 12mo (cm. 16,5), 2 cc.nn., 239 pp., 36 pp. (’Lettre de M. Gatti a M. Roux’). Bella legatura coeva in marocchino rosso con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro al ds. (minime tracce d’uso agli angoli). Cornici ai piatti e tagli dorati. Carte di guardia marmorizzate. Ex libris ‘dr. Maurice Villaret’ al contropiatto anteriore. Ottimo esemplare. Edizione originale, rara. Precorrendo i moderni vaccini, il metodo dell’inoculazione sperimentato dal celebre medico ed illuminista italiano vinse i pregiudizi del tempo e risultò fondamentale nel contrasto alle frequenti epidemie di vaiolo. Grazie al successo delle sue teorie Gatti (1730-1798) divenne consulente del re di Francia Luigi XV e ricevette l’incarico di inoculare gli allievi della Scuola militare di Parigi. Dal 1778 fu poi medico di Ferdinando I presso la corte di Napoli. Blake, p. 168; Wellcome III, p. 94.

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        [BYRON] Commendeuren John Byrons Resa omkring jord-klotet ȧren 1764, 1765, och 1766

      AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SAMMELBAND CONTAINING THE FIRST SWEDISH EDITION OF COMMODORE BYRON'S AN ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, TOGETHER WITH EARLY SWEDISH EDITIONS OF DEFOE'S ROBINSON CRUSOEANDHOLBERG'S IMPORTANT IMAGINARY VOYAGE NOVEL, NICOLAE KLIMII ITER SUBTERRANEUM. BYRON, John. Commendeuren John Byrons Resa omkring jord-klotet ȧren 1764, 1765, och 1766. Innehållande beskrifning öfwer ön Madera, Brasilien, Falklands öarne, Magellanske sundet, Patagoniske jättarne, ön Mas a Fuero, de förut obekante, men af honom uptäkte sju förefallande märkwärdigheter. Stockholm, förr detta Grefingska tryck., 1772. [8], 120 pp. [BOUND WITH]DEFOE, Daniel. Den engelska Robinson Crusoes underliga och sällsamma resor och lefwernes beskrifning,af honom sjelf sammanfattade och nu pȧ swenska öfwersatte. Andra uplagan. Välsterȧs : J.L. Horrn, 1772. 120 pp; [&] HOLBERG, Ludvig. Nicolai Klimii resa uti den underjordiska werlden : som innehåller en ny underrättelse om jordens beskaffenhet, och historia om den femte monarchien, okunnig alt hit intils : et werk framdragit utur Herr B. Abelins bibliothec, ifrȧn latinen tolkadt pȧ swensko. Med 8 kopparstycken. Andra uplagan. Välsterȧs : J.L. Horrn, 1767. 296 pp, 8 engraved plates. Octavo, contemporary half calf over marbled papered boards (slightly worn), spine (dry and worn) with raised bands and leather title label with gilt lettering (faded), all edges stained red, contemporary manuscript table of contents on extra front fly-leaf, Robinson Crusoe with small damp stain and contemporary annotation to title page and two plates lacking (which appears to be standard for this edition); otherwise, all three works clean and crisp throughout. Text in Swedish. This is the first Swedish edition of Byron's A Voyage round the World(the first English edition was published in London by Newbery in 1767). The translationwas made by the Swedish geographer Daniel Djurberg. Unrecorded in Australian collections. The version of Robinson Crusoe contained in this Sammelband is the second edition of this particular Swedish translation, the first having been published in 1752. An abbreviated translation had been made earlier, in 1738. A modern researcher, Margareta Winqvist, has noted that Robinson's birth date in this edition is given as 6 November 1632 (instead of 30 September), so that it coincides with the date of King Gustavus Adolphus' death. Unrecorded in Australian collections. The third work contained in the Sammelband is an imaginary voyage by the Copenhagen-based Norwegian writer Ludvig Holberg, which originally appeared in Latin (Copenhagen and Leipzig : Jacob Preuss, 1741). The present edition is the first Swedish translation of Nicolae Klimii iter subterraneum(Niels Klim's underground travels), generally regarded as one of the most influential works in the imaginary voyage genre. Its protagonist, Niels Klim, falls down a shaft and finds himself in the Utopian state of Potu, the characteristics of which provide the author with plenty of scope for satirical commentary on European society and mores of the time.Unrecorded in Australian collections.

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        Rosacearum monographia. Vienna, J.G. Heubner, 1823-1824. 4 volumes. 8vo. Each volume with the prelinary leaves sewn as a quire or quires (with numbered pages) but never bound, and with the main text on loose (numbered) leaves, each volume in a contemporary folding case covered in charming decorated paper (block-printed with 2 colours of paste), kept in a slipcase covered with green paper and with two morocco labels (red and green) with the title and volume number. The slipcases of volumes 1 and 2 are olive, while those of 3 and 4 are light green and their folding cases use a different decorated paper.

      Arnold Arboretum, p. 697; Pritzel 9448; Stafleu & Cowan 14887; Stock 3004. First and only edition of a comprehensive work on Rosaceae by the Austrain botanist Leopold Trattinnick (1764-1849). It was originally published as the first four volumes in a series intended to give an overview of the entire plant kingdom with the title Synodus botanica, but it "was relinquished for lack of sufficient subscribers and he [Heubner] confined himself to the issue of a monograph of Rosaceae in 4 vols." (Stock). The first two volumes give detailed taxonomic descriptions of species from the genus Rosa, and the following two cover various genera including: Dalibarda, Geum, Potentilla, Rubus and Waldsteinia.A very attractive copy.

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        Delices de la nature ou choix de tout ce que les trois regnes de la nature renferment de plus digne des recherches d'un curieux, pour en former un cabinet ouvrage communiqué ci-devant au public par Georg Wolfgang Knorr célébre graveur de Nuremberg continué par ses héritiers avec les descriptions et remarques de Philippe louis Statius Müller ... revû, corrigé et augmenté d'une préface par Mr. Jean Ernest Emanuel Walch ...traduit de l'allemand par Jaques Frederic Isenflamm. [Bird-of-paradise].

      [Nuremberg, les héritiers de feu G. W. Knorr, 1764 [1767]. Large folio (54.0 x 37.4 cm). One very beautiful hand-coloured engraved plate.= This is the splendid plate of a bird-of-paradise (probably the king bird-of-paradise) from the New Guinea, and two hummingbirds from the Americas. This plate is of the rare first edition of the large format French printing of Knorr's "Deliciae Naturae Selectae oder auserlesenes Naturaliencabinet...". Knorr's 'Delices' is a rare, truly great and sumptuously illustrated German natural history book from the 'Golden Age' of southern German printing. The plate, numbered I.5, was drawn and engraved by S. Leitner Jr. This plate is much larger than those in Knorr's other works. Clean and brightly coloured. Some light, marginal creasing, otherwise a very good copy. Horn-Schenkling, 12038; Nissen ZBI, 2227.

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        Abrégé du Dictionnaire des cas de conscience, dans lequel on trouve un grand nombre de remarques & de nouvelles décisions; on y joint les Résolutions latines imprimées à Ferrare, avec la critique, par M. Collet.

      Paris, chez les Libraires Associés, 1764. 2 vols. Large 4to (26,5x21,5 cm). Contemporary marbled calf, spines finely gilt in compartments, with ribbons, with red and green morocco title-labels, handmarbled endpapers, edges red painted. - Corners very sl. frotted, but over all a fine set. The work is divided in 3 parts: Vol.1, part 1: xii pp. and 566 columns,(i blank) p.; Vol. 1, part 2: 740 columns, (i blank) p.; Vol. 2: (iv) pp., 1354 columns, (iii) pp. - Good interior condition, only nine or ten small spots.

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        Bibliotheca Hulthemiana ou Catalogue méthodique de la riche et précieuse collection de livres et des manuscrits.Ghent, J. Poelman, 1836-1837. 6 volumes. 8vo. With lithographed portrait of Charles van Hulthem as frontispiece. Contemporary half goatskin.

      Taylor, Book catalogues, pp. 246-247. First edition of the auction catalogue of the enormous library of the Belgian collector Charles Joseph Emmanuel van Hulthem (1764-1832), containing 31,686 books and 1016 manuscripts."it contained choice editions of the classics …, the most complete collection of books from the Plantin press that had been assembled up to that time, a very large number of early books printed in the Low Countries …, many books on art and numismatics …, and a superb collection of materials for the study of the political and literary history of the Low Countries … Voisin prints many bibliographical and critical notes made by Van Hulthem. These notes are not, as is usually the case, lifted from obvious and readily available sources …" (Taylor). With library stamp ("Libro di F. Lecaldano") on title-pages. Foxed and the binding with the sides rubbed. Otherwise a good set.

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        Oesterreich über Alles, wann es nur will; Das ist: Wohlmeynender Fürschlag, wie, mittelst einer wohlbestellten Landes-Oeconomie die Kayserl. Königl. Erb-Lande in kurzem über alle anderen Staaten von Europa zu erheben, und mehr als einige derselben von denen andern independent zu machen .Neueste Auflage von P.W.v.W.,

      Frankfurt und Leipzig 1764 - Ein Band in kl. 8vo; Frontispiz, (10), 420 Seiten; marmorierter Lederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden, reiche Rückenvergoldung und ein kontrastierendes goldgeprägtes Rückenschild, eine Ecke sowie oberes Kapital mit kleiner Reparatur, roter Schnitt, marmorierte Vorsätze, vorderer Pastedown mit Spuren von einem entfernten Exlibris, letzte Blätter mit hellem Wasserfleck und kleiner Wurmspur im unteren Rand, innen im Satzspiegel leicht gebräunt, sonst sauber und frisch, ein gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Spätere Ausgabe, erstmals 1684 und danach in zahlreichen Auflagen erschienen. Hauptwerk des Merkantilisten Ph.W. von Hörnigk (auch Hornick oder Horneck). „Das Buch ist als präcisester, abgeklärtester Ausdruck des deutschen Merkantilismus von bleibendem Werth für die Geschichte der Nationalökonomie und das Muster eines staatsmännisch gehaltenen wirthschaftspolitischen Programms, das auch für die Praxis der österreichischen Staatsverwaltung im 18. Jahrhundert sehr einflußreich geworden ist.“ (ADB) ADB XIII, 157 f.; Humpert 82, Goldsmiths 8769 (1753), Sauer 5/1968: 1199 (1753) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de France : depuis l'etablissement de la monarchie jusqu'au regne Louis XIV [30 volumes complete in 15 with a 3-volume index]

      Paris : Salliant & Nyon ... Desaint, [1764-1786], 1764. Editions not uniform. Good copies in contemporary library bindings of leather-backed boards. Gilt titles, vignettes and raised bands to spine. Some wear and rubbing to spines, with panel edges somewhat rubbed and dulled as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. ; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; Description: 33v. 17cm. Subjects: France -- History. Various editions and authors. Volume and authorship details: vols. 1-2: 1775, Velly. 3-4: 1777, Velly. 5-6: 1767, Velly - new edition. 7-8: 1767, Villaret - new edition. 9-10: 1763, Villaret. 11-12: 1768, Velly - new edition. 13-14: 1770, Villaret. 15-16: 1770, Villaret. 17-18: 1768, Velly - new edition. 19-20: 1764, Garnier. 21-22: 1775, Garnier. 23-24: 1779, Garnier. 25-26: 1778, Garnier. 27-28: 1781, Garnier. 29-30: 1786, Garnier.

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        THE GENERAL HISTORY OF THE LATE WAR: CONTAINING IT'S [sic] RISE, PROGRESS, AND EVENT, IN EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, AND AMERICA

      London, 1764. 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 spines. Clean internally. Overall very good. A survey history of the French and Indian War, with considerable material on the war in North America and the Caribbean. 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.

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        Geschichte der sowohl alten als neuern Verschwörungen, Meutereyen und Merkwürdigen Revolutionen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt.

      Breslau: Korn und Gampert, 1764-1771. - 6 Bl., (Titelbl., Vorrede, Nachschrift des Übersetzers, Inhalt), 324 S.; 1 Bl., 350 S.; 2 Bl., 331 S.; 1 Bl., 421 S.; 376 S.; 365 (+1) S.; 351 (+1) S.; 327 (+1) S.; [Die Teile Neun und Zehn entstanden nach dem Tod von Duport du Tertre und haben die Ergänzung: "Nach der Fortsetzung des Herrn Desormeaux" am Ende des Untertitels] 480 S.; 431 (+1) S. - Jeder Band mit Titelvignette u. mehreren Kupferstich -Vignetten, Zierleisten u. Initialen. Sehr seltene erste deutsche Übersetzung dieser "Geschichte der so wohl alten als neuen berühmten Verschwörungen" (Einleitung) und Staatsumstürze und -veränderungen. Es beginnt in antiker Vorzeit mit der "Verschwörung des medischen Statthalters Arbaces wider den König der Assyrer Sardanapal (744 vor Chr.)", die "des Philoras wider Alexandern denn Großen" und geht über die Römische Geschichte (Catilina, Cinna, Sabinus) und das Mittelalter ("Constantia wider Kayser Heinrich den VI." (1197) bis zur neuesten Zeit. - Die Erzählungen sind nach Regionen geordnet: Schweiz (gegen Habsburger); Böhmen (Wallenstein), Schweden, Ungarn, Russland, Malta, Spanien, Venedig, Italien, Frankreich, England, Niederlande, Türkei, Japan, Korea, China, Ostindien, Amerika, Indien und Siam. - Die Pappbände sind etwas fleckig u. berieben, die Rücken verblichen. Innendeckel mit Resten von Exlibris. Das Papier ist etwas gebräunt, aber kaum fleckig. - Trotz der altersbedingten Mängel ein sehr schönes Exemplar. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2550 Mit Japanpapier (Blau / Grau / Rot) überzogene Pp. der Zeit mit papierenem Rückenschild, teils mit verblasster Bandnummer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettres juives ou correspondance philosophique historique et critique e

      à La haye: Chez Pierre Paupie, 1764. Fine. Chez Pierre Paupie, à La haye 1764, 8 tomes en 8 vol. pet. in-12 (8x14,5cm), (2) xxiv 347pp. et (2) iv, 365pp. et (2) viij, 368pp. et (2) xxviij, 391pp. et (2) xxij, 357pp. et (2) xx, 376pp. et (2) 298pp. et (2) 390pp. (1), relié. - New edition, after the original was published in 1736 to 1737 by the same publisher, but contained only 180 letters against 203 for the following. The table of contents occupies the space of the last volume. Full calf blond contemporary. Smooth back decorated. Parts in red morocco title and volume number in black morocco. Caps head of volumes II, III, and IV missing. Friction and scuffs on some boards. Some corners bumped. Pretty good together. Jewish letters are the first literary contribution Boyer d'Argens after his military career and his most notable for his fantasy and verve book. The book was originally a contemporaryical letters appeared regularly. A Jewish traveler in Europe expressed his observations and reflections to his Jewish friends, in a pretty model in vogue at this time and qu'emploiera first in Marana The Turkish spy in 1684, then in Montesquieu's Persian Letters 1721. All leads to an elegant satire of society and manners of the time. The volume V is dedicated to Sancho Panza, the sixth barber Dom Quixote. There are nonetheless it blows the wind out quite philosophical and critical, and it is the breath of the Enlightenment, that we find in the spirit of Diderot and Voltaire and s inquires about the perception of things, opinion and truth. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après l'originale parue en 1736/37 chez le même éditeur, mais qui ne contenait que 180 lettres contre 203 pour les suivantes. La table des matières occupe l'espace du dernier volume. Reliure en plein veau blond d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Coiffes de tête des tomes II, III, et IV manquantes. Frottements et épidermures sur quelques plats. Quelques coins émoussés. Assez bon ensemble. Les Lettres juives sont la première contribution littéraire de Boyer d'Argens après sa carrière militaire et son livre le plus remarquable par sa fantaisie et sa verve. L'ouvrage fut à l'origine un périodique, les lettres paraissaient régulièrement. Un juif voyageur en Europe fait part de ses observations et de ses réflexions à ses amis juifs, selon un modèle assez en vogue à cette époque et qu'emploiera en premier Marana dans L'espion turc en 1684, puis Montesquieu dans les Lettres Persanes en 1721. L'ensemble donne lieu à une élégante satire de la société et des moeurs de l'époque. Le volume V est dédié à Sancho Panza, le sixième au barbier de Don Quichotte. Il n'en reste pas moins qu'il souffle sur l'oeuvre un vent tout à fait philosophique et critique, et c'est le souffle des Lumières, celui qu'on retrouvera dans l'esprit de Diderot et de Voltaire et qui s'interroge sur la perception des choses, l'opinion et la vérité.

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        Traité des odeurs suite du traité de la distillation EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Nyon, Saugrain, 1764. Fine. Chez Nyon, Saugrain, à Paris 1764, in-12 (9,5X17,5cm), (4) vi-viij, 528pp., relié. - First edition, rare, this treaty on cosmetics including perfumes. This edition is much rarer than the Treaty of distillation published in 1753. Copy the arms of the Duke of Arenberg, the Holy Roman Empire. Full calf marbled time. Back to nerves decorated horseshoes onion boxed. boards smoothies weapons. A slight lack in the lower jaw cap head and nerves in the upper jaw. A slot on the top 1cm at the top jaw. Slight hitch in mind. Good copy. Rich set of valuable recipes for concocting perfumes, creams and ointments to enhance and preserve the beauty of all body parts (nails, eyes, hair, skin, etc.). Bookplate engraved nineteenth arms of the Dukes of Arenberg, with numbers of library cartridges. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale, rare, de ce traité sur les cosmétiques dont les parfums. Cette édition s'avère beaucoup plus rare que le Traité raisonné de la distillation paru en 1753. Exemplaire aux armes des ducs d'Arenberg et du Saint-Empire romain germanique.   Reliure en plein veau d'époque marbré. Dos à nerfs orné de fers à l'oignon caissonnés. Plats frappés aux armes. Un léger manque au mors inférieur en coiffe de tête et aux nerfs au mors supérieur. Une fente sur 1cm au mors supérieur en tête. Léger accroc en tête. Un travail de ver avec petite perte de texte portant atteinte à la marge haute d'une quarantaine de feuillets. Bon exemplaire.   Riche ensemble de précieuses recettes pour concocter parfums, crème et onguents afin d'améliorer et préserver la beauté de toutes les parties du corps humain (ongles, yeux, cheveux, peau, etc.). Ex-libris gravé du XVIIIème aux armes des ducs d'Arenberg, avec des numéros de bibliothèque dans les cartouches.  

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        Théâtre de Pierre Corneille avec des commentaires &c &c &c EDITION ORIGINALE

      s.l.|[Genève]: S.n. [Cramer], 1764. Fine. S.n. [Cramer], s.l. [Genève] 1764, in-8 (12,5x20cm), 12 volumes reliés. - First printing of this beautiful edition of the plays of Corneille by Voltaire, illustrated with 34 figures by Plover and engraved by Baquoy Lemire, Lempereur, of Longueuil, and a frontispiece by Peter, engraved by Watelet. It is pursued not only for his comments but for illustration of Voltaire. Full speckled calf Empire Doll signed, in the "Back to Egypt" style. Smooth back adorned with an iron oil lamp repeated three times, and another of a lion standing double tail; lace, threads and golden dotted, golden eagles, wings, along with rats, snakes, rabbits and deer coaching flat, geometric lace coaching contreplats, golden wheels on cuts and caps garlands. All slices browned. Light foxing around the edges of some endpapers. Friction on the dishes. Some rubbed caps, caps two partially missing. Few scuffs and wormholes. Fine copy in a binder Empire. With Bozérian and Thouvenin, Doll is one of the major bookbinders period 1790 - 1830. "Nice edition that Voltaire had printed by subscription in Cramer brothers in Geneva, accompanying comments, to endow a descendant of the great Corneille, he had collected. All over Europe took part "(Henry Cohen: Guide book lover with engravings of the eighteenth century, 255). The two famous names of Corneille and Voltaire waved across Europe to consider the names of the subscribers, starting with the King of France himself. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Premier tirage de cette très belle édition du théâtre de Corneille par Voltaire, illustrée de 34 figures par Gravelot et gravées par Baquoy, Lemire, Lempereur, de Longueil, et d'un frontispice par Pierre, gravé par Watelet. Elle est recherchée non seulement pour son illustration mais pour les commentaires de Voltaire. Reliures en plein veau fauve jaspé d'époque, dos lisse orné de doubles-filets dorés en caissons, fers dorés (instruments de musique et ciboires), dentelle dorée en queue, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et vert, triples filets dorés en encadrement des plats, contreplats à la cuve, roulette dorée sur les coupes, toutes tranches marbrées. Coiffe de tête du volume 4 légèrement fendue, coiffe de queue du volume 2 très légèrement arasée, petits manque recollé en queue du dos du volume 4, mors légèrement frottés. « Belle édition que Voltaire fit imprimer par souscription chez les frères Cramer à Genève, en l'accompagnant de commentaires, afin de doter une descendante du grand Corneille, qu'il avait recueillie. Toute l'Europe y prit part » (Henri Cohen, Guide de l'amateur de livres à gravures du XVIIIe siècle). 

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