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      London: Printed for T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, 1764.. [6],163pp. (wanting the final blank and terminal ads). Octavo. Speckled calf, rebacked in matching calf, gilt extra, gilt label. Restoration to blank portion of fore- margin of title, otherwise a very good, crisp copy. First edition in English of Edward Gibbon's first published work, following its publication in French (in London) by three years. This edition omits the text of the "Avis au lectuer," as well as Dr. Maty's letter to the author which had appeared in the French edition. NORTON 6. ROTHSCHILD 939.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Neues Organon oder Gedanken über die Erforschung und Bezeichnung des Wahren und dessen Unterscheidung vom Irrthum und Schein

      Lpz., Wendler 1764.. 2 Bde. gr.-8°. 8 Bll., 592; 435 (1) S. Pbde. d. Zt. m. Orig.-Rückensch. Berieb., Ecken u. Kap. bestoßen. EA. Goed. IV/1, 478f; Meusel 8, 15f - Lamberts Hauptwerk. Sein (seinerzeit nur von Kant anerkannter) wissenschafts- u. erkenntnistheoretischer Ansatz gilt als Wegbereiter der Logistik in der Nachfolge Leibniz' und der Phänomenologie. - Bd. 1: Dianoiologie oder Lehre von den Gesetzen des Denken; Alethiologie oder Lehre von der Wahrheit. Bd. 2: Semiotik oder Lehre von der Bezeichnung der Gedanken und Dinge; Phänomenologie oder Lehre von dem Schein.

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      In-16 gr. (mm. 185x105), 2 voll., p. pelle zigrinata coeva,sottile cornice dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, tagli dorati, dentelles dorate ai risg., pp. X,(2),214,(2),16; (2),VIII,(2),254,(2). L?opera è molto ben illustrata da: 1 ritratto dell?A., 2 ?fleurons? ai frontespizi (uno firmato C. Boily), 2 vignette a p. pag. all?inizio di ogni volume, 2 testate, 60 finalini e 80 tavv. f.t., tutto inc. in rame. Cfr. Cohen,571: ?..60 culs-de-lampe non signés dont plusieurs copiés sur ceux de Choffard et 80 figures d?aprés cells d?Eisen, dont plusieurs portent la signature de Boily, dans la gravure meme. Cette imitation de l?édition des "Fermiers-Généraux" (1762) est assez jolie. Le portrait de La Fontaine est tantot gravè par Savart, et tantot par Macret, suivant les exemplaires? - Lewine, p. 280 - Boissais et Deleplanque, p. 102 - Brunet,III,760: ?assez belle? - Graesse,IV, p. 75. Lieve ingiallitura ai bordi delle tavv. altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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      Boston: Thomas & John Fleet, 1764.. [4],iv,566pp. Contemporary calf, gilt leather label. Extremities worn, binding rubbed. Hinges cracking but still firm. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage. Light foxing and dampstaining. A very good copy. The first edition of this classic Massachusetts history, published in two separate volumes; the second volume was published in 1767, under the title THE HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE OF MASSACHUSETS-BAY. "Hutchinson's HISTORY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BAY accurately recounted these events and contained sympathetic accounts of Puritanism; the Antinomian heresy of Hutchinson's ancestor, Anne Hutchinson; and Massachusetts opposition in the 1680s to the 'tyrannical disposition' of the royalist governor, Sir Edmund Andros, and his administration's 'harpies.' Hutchinson's HISTORY acknowledged the multiplicity of jostling interest groups in Massachusetts and the duty of government to protect the public interest from the demands of self- interested groups" - ANB. Hutchinson (1711-1780), besides being a colonial historian, was governor of Massachusetts from 1771 to 1773, and was a staunch Loyalist. He left Boston for London in late 1773, after he had helped cause the Boston Tea Party, and remained in Exile in England until his death in 1780. The first two volumes of Hutchinson's work on the Massachusetts colony are complete unto themselves; the third volume was published posthumously. This first volume is relatively scarce on the market. EVANS 9705. HOWES H853. ESTC W20456. SABIN 34075.

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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. 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. 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.

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      London, J. Nourse, Bookseller in ordinary to his Majesty, 1764,. Teaching, I. A perfect knowledge of the MATERIA PICTORIA; or the nature, use, preparation, and composition, of all the various substances employed in PAINTING, as well vehicles, dryers, &c. as colours; including those peculiar to enamel and painting on glass. II. The means of delineation or the several DEVICES employed for the more easily and accurately making DESIGNS FROM NATURE, or DEPICTED REPRESENTATIONS; either by off-tracing, calking, reduction, or other means; with the methods of taking casts, or impressions, from figures, busts, medals, leaves, &c. III. The various manners of GILDING, SILVERING, and BRONZING, with the preparation of the genuine GOLD and SILVER powders, and imitations of them; as also of the fat oil, gold sizes, and other necessary compositions; -the art of JAPANNING as applicable not only to the former purposes, but to coaches, snuff-boxes, &c. in the manner lately introduced; and the method of STAINING DIFFERENT KINDS OF SUBSTANCES with all the several colours. The whole being calculated, as well for conveying a more accurate and extensive knowledge of the matters treated of to professed artists; as to initiate those, who are desirous to attempt these arts, into the method of preparing and using all the colours, and other substances employed in painting in oil, miniature, crayons, encaustic, enamel, varnish, distemper, and fresco; as also in gilding, &c. 2 volumes, second edition 1764, "with considerable additions and improvements", 8vo, 210 x 125 mm, 8¼ x 5 inches, Volume 1, pages xxvii, (9), 304, 321-522, plus 10 pages of index, (page numbers 305-320 were not used, nothing is missing, collated and guaranteed complete) Volume 2, pages, xiv, 14 pages not numbered of contents, 462 plus 10 pages of index, rebound in full modern calf, contrasting labels of maroon and green with gilt lettering and rules, raised bands with central gilt designs and rules, double gilt rules to edges of covers, new endpapers, edges of Vol 1, stained brown and the edges of Vol 2, stained yellow. Bindings tight and firm a very good clean set. Robert Dossie (1717-1777) trained as an apothecary in Sheffield and studied chemistry, botany, physics and machine-making. In 1757 he settled in London where he made a reputation with his technical publications and became a member of the Society of Arts, serving on many of its committees and alternating the chairmanship with Dr. Benjamin Franklin. Among his friends he counted Dr Samuel Johnson. With the Handmaid to the Arts, first published in 1758, Dossie intended to give artists and artisans an understanding of the technical processes they were using. As a resource, it was well regarded by eighteenth and early nineteenth century artisans and it continues to be a standard reference for practical techniques of that era. The subjects treated in Volume I are listed in the title above with Part I being the largest section and includes mending and cleaning paintings and varnishing and preserving them. Volume II contains chapters on inks, cements, print-making of various kinds, working with glass and counterfeiting gems, porcelain including glazing, painting and gilding, glazing of stone or earthenware, papier mache plus an Appendix which covers marbling paper, weaving tapestry and manufacturing paper hangings etc. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The succession of parliaments : being exact lists of the members, chosen at each general election, from the restoration, to the last general election, 1761, with other useful matters / By Charles Whitworth, Esq

      London. : Printed for R. Davis, in Picadilly; J. Newbery, in St. Paul's-Church-Yard; L. Davis and C. Reymers, in Holborn; and sold by W. Nicoll, in St. Paul's-Church-Yard., 1764. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : [4], 316 p. : Subject: Great Britain. Parliament - Registers - Early works to 1800. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        OPERA OMNIA IN QUINQUE TOMOS DIVISA. Quorum operum quae antea, et ubi, et quae nunc sint edita, praefatio ostendet.

      In folio (mm. 384x241), 5 voll., cartonato rustico coevo, tit. ms. al dorso, pp. (18),XVI,244; VIII,427; LXXXIV,256; 388; VI,(2),120,75,84; marca tipograf. ai frontesp., testo su due colonne, ornati da grandi iniziali, testate e finali inc. su legno, con 2 bei ritratti dell'Autore (al I e al III vol.) inc. in rame dal Renard. L'opera, illustrata da 11 tavv. f.t., inc. in rame, comprende: "Adversaria Anatomica Omnia - Epistolas anatomicas duodeviginti - De sedibus et causis morborum per anatomen indagatis - Opuscula miscellanea". "Prima edizione dell'Opera Omnia". Cfr. Castiglioni, pp. 607/608 - Blake, p. 312 - Wellcome,IV, p. 179 - Brunet,III,1902. Graesse,IV,607 e Olschki,VII,9970, citano tutti l'ediz. di Venezia, 1765. Innumeri sono le scoperte del forlivese Morgagni (1682-1771) nel campo dell'anatomia tanto che, vivente, meritò il titolo di "Anatomicorum totius Europae princeps". Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        Some observations made in travelling through france, italy, etc. in the years mdccxx, mdccxxi, and mdccxxii. london, a. millar, 1764.

      Due volumi in uno di cm. 26,5, pp. 364 (2) -516 (70). Con figure in legno (di cui una su una tavola f.t.) e 40 tavole incise in rame fuori testo (di cui 2 ripiegate). Legatura coeva in piena pelle con dorso e nervi (rifatto recentemente) e titoli in oro su tassello originale. Sguardie marmorizzate. Ottimo stato di conservazione, marginoso e fresco. Le tavole raffigurano alcune vedute, antichità e due riguardano la situazione agricola del bolognese ed il modo di coltivare la vite in Lombardia. Esemplare cui sono state aggiunte (oltre alle tavole citate) una carta geografica ripiegate a colori dell'Italia centro-settentrionale, e altre 8 tavole provenienti da un opera dello stesso periodo (Lalande?). Seconda edizione (la prima apparve nel 1730) di questo classico viaggio che segue le orme del Grand Tour settecentesco. Cfr. l'enigmatica descrizione che ci offre Cicognara (4153): ""Pochissimo noto è in Italia questo viaggio pubblicato con 40 tavole in rame... Vi sono al solito moti errori, ma anche molta semplicità, e poche sinistre prevenzioni""; Pine-Coffin (720/3): ""Standard tour with particular reference to art""; Olschki (733): ""Wright ed i suoi compagni partono da Dover il 1. marzo 1720. Della Francia sono descritte brevemente Beauvais, Parigi, Lione, Marsiglia dove s'imbarcano... just before the Plague broke out there... (p. 18). Dopo sei giorni di mare burrascoso approdano a San Remo invece che a Livorno. Dall'Italia settentrionale, Venezia, la costa adriatica passano a Napoli e Roma... Rimontano per Siena, Firenze, Bologna, Milano, Verona. Dalla p. 493... rapido transito per il Tirolo, la Germania, l'Olanda. Arrivano a Londra il 17 giugno 1722."".

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        Delsboa illustrata, eller Delsbo socken i norra Helsingland, i sådan måtto ljusliga beskrefwen, at de förelagde fyra och fyratio frågor, dem framledne högwördige dom-probsten i Wäxiö, herr doctor Sven Bælter, då han år 1736 ännu war philosophiæ candidat, åstundade få swar uppå, här warda beswarade, såsom de äfwen samma året straxt beswarades.

      Sthlm, Nyström och Stolpes förlag, 1764. 8:o. (14),256,(2) s. & 1 utvikbar grav. karta & 1 utvikbar träsnittsplansch med kompletterande tryckt text. Med spridda illustrationer i texten. Samtida trevligt ngt nött hfrbd med upphöjda bind och infärgat svart titelfält. Stänkta snitt. Tre små maskhål i främre och bakre pärmen som även har ett litet maskangrepp. Svaga lagerfläckar här och var. Titelbladet lite solkigt. Litet maskhål från s. 251 till slutet och genom de båda planscherna med förlust av en runbokstav. Med J. Åhmans och M. Flincks namnteckning, Ulrik von Dübens och Gunnar Brusewitz exlibris, det förra klistrat över ett äldre exlibris. Ur Vegeholmsbiblioteket.. Warmholtz 655 och Forsbom Litteratur om Hälsingland s. 250-52. Med tryckt dedikation till Vetenskapsakademien, hyllningsdikt av Magnus Beronius och företal av Sven Bælter. Författarens arbete med denna sockenbeskrivning var färdigt i manuskript redan 1736, men utgivningen drog av okänd anledning ut på tiden. När utgivningen väl kommit till stånd fick boken ett syrligt mottagande. Inte minst gällde detta i Gjörwells "Swenske Mercurius", där signaturen Democritus stod för en häcklande genomgång av hela arbetet. Forsbom menar att personen bakom signaturen Democritus var J. H. Lidén, "som på detta sätt tog hämnd på Lenæus för dennes kritik av Rhyzelii Episcoposcopia". En försvarsskrift publicerades i samma tidning 1766 tillsammans med förnyad kritik av Democritus. Arbetet är inte desto mindre en grundlig genomgång av hela Delsbo socken med geografiska beskrivningar, mineralogi och bergsbruk, märkliga händelser i socknens historia, traditioner, dialektala uttryck, folkdräkter m.m. Knut Nilsson Lenæus var född i Lena socken i Uppland 1688, men blev kyrkoherde i Delsbo 1733 och stannade där till sin död 1776. Den stora planschen avbildar "Delsbo rune-häll". Vegeholm ägdes under 1700-talet av släkten Cedercrantz. Både Johan (död 1699) och sonen Isak Cedercrantz (död 1754) vinnlade sig om att bygga upp ett fint bibliotek. Under slutet av 1700-talet och början av 1800-talet ägdes Vegeholm av de tre ogifta syskonen Isak Johan, Charlotta Maria och Vilhelmina Ulrika. Den sistnämnda hade en fosterdotter, Gunilla Lindros, som 1797 gifte sig med tjänstemannen och dåvarande borgmästaren i Landskrona, Magnus Flinck. Han flyttade in på Vegeholm och tog till stor del över driften av gården. Under denna tid skänkte Vilhelmina Ulrika farfaderns och faderns bibliotek till Magnus Flinck som väsentligt ökade dess storlek. När både Vilhelmina Ulrika Cedercrantz och Magnus Flinck dog, 1814, såldes Vegeholm och änkan Gunilla Lindros flyttade med biblioteket till Rögle. Senare flyttades samlingen till Ängelholm för att 1868 köpas av Magnus Flincks, i sitt första äktenskap, barnbarn Carl Bernhard Ulrik von Düben. Biblioteket ställdes senare upp på von Dübens Södra Lindved, där det fanns kvar till dess huvuddelen såldes på Libris bokauktioner 1982-85

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        Underrättelser om barn-sjukdomar och deras bote-medel: tilförene styckewis utgifne uti de små almanachorna, nu samlade, tilökte och förbättrade.

      Sthlm, L. Salvius, 1764. 8:o. (2),363,(11) s. Samtida hårt nött skinnbd med upphöjda bind, delvis bortnött guldornerad rygg och ljusbrun titeletikett i glättad papp. Stänkta snitt. Spricka längs nedre halvan av främre ytterfalsen. Återkommande störande spegeltryck, t.ex. på s. 14-15, 111 och 247. Fläck i nedre marginalen på s. 120. Nästan utsuddade bläcknoteringar på främre pärmens insida.. Dintler 50. Bibliotheca Walleriana 8215. "Underrättelse om barn-sjukdomar", enligt Sten Lindroth "det mest inflytelserika arbete, som någonsin utgivits av en svensk läkare", publicerades först i form av små uppsatser i Vetenskapsakademiens almanackor 1753-71. Detta är första upplagan i bokform. Lindroth skriver vidare: "Utan att bjuda på några märkliga nyheter ägde Rosensteins pediatriska handbok i fullständighet och moget omdöme ingen motsvarighet, och den anammades snabbt som klassisk utomlands; före århundradets slut var den översatt till åtta främmande språk"

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        Origines Germaniæ oder das älteste Teuschland unter den Römern, Franken und Sachsen.

      1-3. Lemgo, Meyerschen Buchhandlung, 1764-68. 4:o. (8),+ 416; (8),+ 432 s.+ grav. utvikbar karta; (8),+ 440 s. Träsnitt i texten i tredje delen. Papperslagningar i hörn s. 227 och sid. 373-375 i första delen och s. 345 i tredje. Hål i marginalen sid. 49-50 i andra delen. Andra delen lagerfläckig inledningsvis och samtliga med enstaka småfläckar. Understrykningar och marginalanteckningar i det tionde kapitlet i första delen "De Mari Baltico", liksom på på eftertsättsbladet. Samtida rosa pappband, nötta och delvis trasiga ryggar med handtextad titel med bläck. Tre volymer. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med dess exlibris. Warmholtz 1271 not & 225 not. Carlander III, 564ff. Tredje delen är postumt utgiven av Christian Friedrich Helwing. C. U. Grupen (1692-1767) var konsistorieråd i Hannover och mest känd för sitt stora verk om Hannovers historia (1740). Bortsett från inlägg om insula Glessaria och andra ordtolkningar mot Rudbeck behandlar ett kapitel i andra delen även kristnandet i Norden

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        LA CUISINIERE BOURGEOISE. Suivie de l?Office, à l?usage de tous ceux qui se melent de dépenses de Maisons. Nouvelle édition, augmentée de plusieurs aprets...

      In-16 p. (mm. 168x98), 2 voll., p. pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. e tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, pp. XXX,(2),392; (4),399. Divisa in XVI capitoli di cui l?ultimo è consacrato all? ?Office?, l?opera contiene "la manière de connoitre, disséquer & servir toutes sortes de viandes.. La façon de faire des Menus pour les quatre Saisons & des Ragouts des plus nouveaux.. & une liste alphabétique des ustensils qui sont nécessaires". Cfr. Vicaire, p. 235 che cita le numerosiss. ediz. del Sette e Ottocento, ma non la nostra: "Livre devenu classique et qui a été souvent réimprimé. L'Auteur de ce traité anonyme est Menon dont le nom se trouve au privilège daté du 4 juin 1745 (I ediz.)" - Olschki,I,688 cita un'ediz. di Bruxelles, 1772 - Manca al Bitting, p. 320. Rara edizione, considerevolm. ampliata, di uno fra i più importanti classici di gastronomia.

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        Ville de Manathe ou Nouvelle-Yorc

      Jacques Nicolas Bellin Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764. unbound. very good(+). Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 21 7/8" x 34 7/8". Fantastic early map of New York City. Details the fortress and city walls, streets and lots. A numbered key corresponds to notable buildings such as the governor's house and the armory. Based on a manuscript map by J.B.L. Franquelin of 1693, created during the French and Indian War. The focus on military function and details evokes the threat of attack by the French on the English, and is thought to have been reported by a spy (possibly John Reaux). Bellin reproduced the map 70 years later, although it was an outdated depiction of the city. Newer sources were simply unavailable. See Augustyn and Cohen, 50. Small chip to lower right, very light staining to margins. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office).

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        Le petit atlas maritime. Tome IV. Contenant L´Europe et les divers etats qu´elle renferme Excepté la France.

      [Paris, 1764]. (8) p. + 128 copper-engraved and handcoloured maps. Original full calf binding, marbelled interior boards. Red edges. 33 X 24,5 cm. Stamp on title page: "Bergsskolans bibliotek". Occasional slight stains and minor foxing.. Volume 4 of totally 5 volumes

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        Oeuvres philosophiques.

      I-III. Amsterdam, 1764. 12:o. 62,(9,1 blank),1-230,(4,4 blanka) + 326 + 108 s. Två volymer i samtida gröna pappomslag med handskrivna titeletiketter. Oskurna och delvis ouppskurna. Ryggarna ngt blekta. Band II med obetydligt maskangrepp i frampärmens innerfals. Mycket liten pappersförlust i övre marginalen på s. 219 i del I och en liten reva upptill på s. 93 i del III. Charmigt ex. med L. F. Rääfs exlibris.. Stoddard Julien Offray de La Mettrie. A bibliographical inventory (2000) 65. I denna utgåva av La Mettries filosofiska arbeten ingår bl.a. "L'homme machine" och "Traité de l'ame"

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        Lectures on Quaternions: Containing a Systematic Statement of a New Mathematical Method.Dublin: Hodges & Smith, 1853. First edition.

      Presentation copy of "this important work [which] embodies the author's invention of quaternions, 'giving him the right to rank in originality and insight with Diophantus, Descartes, and La Grange' (R.E. Anderson [in Dictionary of National Biography])." (Sotheran I, 1764). Quaternions are a linear algebra of rotations in space of three dimensions, and were "the first non-commutative number system to be investigated in detail, and Hamilton's discovery that a consistent and useful system of algebra could be constructed without obedience to the commutative law of multiplication was comparable in importance to the invention of non-Euclidean geometry. Quaternions led to vector analysis, and were eventually superseded by the latter, which has become of the greatest importance in mathematical physics and was developed by G.F.B. Riemann and E.B. Christoffel into tensor analysis. This made possible the creation of the theory of relativity." (Printing and the Mind of Man). PMM 334; Norman 985; Honeyman 1601.. 8vo: 222 x 143 mm. Original plum blind-stamped cloth (faded, lightly worn). Provenance: Presentation inscription from the author on title: (recipients name cut away) "/ from the author./ Observatory, September 4th, 1862.". To Hamilton's title LL.D. he has added "Dub. and Camb.". Inscription to the half title: "To Captain Kidd / Complements of / The Askalon / Oct. 1862.". Pp. LXXII, 64, 736, (2:errata). Numerous text diagrams. Internally fine and clean throughout. In all a very fine copy of this "very scarce" (Sotheran, 1921) work

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        Svea rikes ridderskaps och adels wapn bok, i koppar-stick.

      Stockholm, Lars Salvius, (1764). Folio. (16) s.+ 5,+ 12,+ 65 grav. planscher,+ 26,+ 4 s. Sammanbunden med: (CARLSKIÖLD, Pehr.) Swea rikes ridderskaps [...]. Tryckt i Stockholm, 1781. Folio. (4) s.+ 2 grav. planscher,+ (6, blanka),+ (2) s.+ 4 grav. planscher,+ (10, blanka),+ 1 grav. plansch [tilläggning],+ (2) s.+ 8 grav. planscher,+ (5, blanka),+ 1 grav. plansch [tilläggning],+ (2),+ 22 s. Saknar graverat titelblad. Genomgående fläckig och med revor och små lagningar. Det tryckta titelbladet lagat i nederkant, planscherna med revor i nederkant, enstaka bläckfläckar och småfläckar, plansch tre riven med liten bildförlust i bild nummer 70, Putbus, och plansch 65 med spår av en extra inklistrad bild. Nött samtida hfrbd, rygg med upphöjda bind och röd titeletikett, med texten bortnött. Initialerna "S.C.J" i guld på ryggen. Med Ludwig W:son Munthes exlibris. Warmholtz 6965. De graverade planscherna av E. Geringius och C. Bergqvist. Första upplagan av Pehr Carlskiölds vapenbok, kompletterad med de planscher som tillkom eller ändrades i och med 1781-års upplaga. Carlskiölds vapenbok trycktes om ända till 1872. Den ersattes sedermera med Stiernstedt och Klingspors vapenbok

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        Contes et Nouvelles en Vers. 2 Tomes.

      Amsterdam, 1764. 8vo. Two very nice cont. uniform red hcalfs; gilt backs w. gilt black leather title-labels. All edges uncut. Minor repairs to upper part of back of vol. one. In very good condition. Some of the text-leaves of the last section of the second volumes are evenly browned, and a few of the last leaves are professionally repaired, otherwise only occasional brownspotting to a few leaves. Nicely printed on good paper. Richly and beautifully illustrated w. the engr. portrait of La Fontaine, engr. frontisp. in both volumes, engr. title-vignettes, engr. preliminary vignette-leaves, 77 full-page engr. plates and 63 engr. text-vignettes. I.e. in all 80 engr. plates, 67 engr. vignettes and two woodcut vignettes (in the table of contents).. This rare and very beautiful Amsterdam edition is printed two years after the monumental first edition from Paris, which was commissioned by Ferniers Géneraux, and which is very scarce and sought after. This is the most beautiful and well-executed of the re-impressions (Paris, 1762 (-without vignettes), Amsterdam, 1764 and London, 1764). -"Celle d'Amsterdam, 1764, 2 vol. in-8. fig. copiées sur celles de l'édition de 1762, est assez belle..." (Brunet III:760). The illustrations of this edition are excellent and copied from the beautiful first edition; many of them are engraved and signed by C. Boily, and all are after Eisen. Most of the vignettes are after Choffard. The portrait of La Fontaine is engraved by Macret after Ficquet. "Cette imitation de l'édition des fermiers généraux est assez jolie. Le portrait de La Fontaine est tantôt gravé par Savaret, et tantôt par Macret, suivant les exemplaires." (Cohen, p. 310).The illustrations of this work are considered Eisen's main work, the book is considered one of the greatest works of rococo book-illustration, and it has greatly inspired later tradition in this field

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        Geschichte der Kunst des Altertums.

      1-2. Dresden, Walterischen Hof-Buchhandlung, 1764. 4to. III-LII,+ 312; 313-431,+ (31) pp. With 2 engr. vignettes and 22 engravings in the text. Minor foxing. Bound together with: WINCKELMANN, Johann Joachim. Anmerkungen über die Geschichte des Alterthums. 1-2. Dresden, Walterischen Hof-Buchhandlung, 1767. 4to. (6),+ XVI,+ (6),+ 84; (2),+ 85-127,+ (13) pp. Foxing. Worn contermporary half calf, gilt spine with raised band and labels, marbled edges. One label rubbed. Traces of a removed book plate. Vinet 1255. Ruppert p. 16. PMM 210. First edition. The first leaf (2R1) to part two is cancelled (as usual) and replaced by the title-leaf. The titel leaf to part two was printed together with the preliminaries to part one. Första upplagan av Winckelmanns huvudverk och ett av de viktigare konsthistoriska arbetena överhuvudtaget. Titelbladet till del två trycktes tillsammans med preliminärbladen till del ett och något smutstitelblad till del ett finns alltså inte. Första bladet (2R1) till del två är kancellerat som vanligt och ersatt med titelbladet

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        Direzioni a' giovani studenti nel disegno dell'architettura civile, nell'accademia clementina dell'istituto delle scienze... insieme a: direzioni della prospettiva teorica corrispondenti a quelle dell'architettura... in bologna, lelio dalla volpe, 1764-1753.

      Due volumi di cm. 18,7, pp. 144; 143 (1). Con 75 + 56 tavole fuori testo, molte delle quali ripiegate. Solida legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorsi a piccoli nervi con fregi e titoli in oro su tasselli. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Mancante però al secondo volume di due tavole numerate 46 e 49. Sono invece presenti le tavole bis nn. 13 e 44.

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