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        1764 Catholic Priest Guide to EXORCISMS Demon Possession Virgin Mary Rites Parma

      Parma, MDCCLXIV [1764]. - 1764 Catholic Priest Guide to EXORCISMS Demon Possession Virgin Mary Rites Parma A rare edition of a Catholic guide book for implementing various sacraments and rituals. As the title indicates, this book was meant to provide assistance to priests who were administering or overseeing blessings and exorcisms. This book provides ‘effective ways of expelling the Demons,’ ways on how to view images of the Virgin Mary, how to baptize, and interacting in the tabernacle during the Eucharist. Item number: #614 Price: $950 Catholic Church Sacerdote provveduto per l’assistenza de’ Moribondi, per le occorrenze di varie Benedizioni, e per l’ amministrazione di Alcuni Sacramenti, e varj esorcismi. Parma, MDCCLXIV [1764]. Details: • Collation complete with all pages: 252p • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure • Language: Italian • Size: ~5.75in X 3.25in (14.5cm x 8.5cm) • Exceedingly rare with no other example for sale worldwide Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 614 Photos available upon request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Select Trials for Murder, Robbery, Burglary, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining, Forgery, and other Offences and Misdemeanours 2 vols.

      12mo, pp.[vi], 288, [4, Index]; [ii], [iv], Index], 288; [iv], [ii, Index], 288; [iv], 299, [ii, Index], occasional mispagination but complete

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        Select Trials for Murder, Robbery, Burglary, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining.

      1764 - Trials at Old Bailey, Indexed by Crime [Trials]. [Great Britain]. Select Trials for Murder, Robbery, Burglary, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining, Forgery, Pyracy, And Other Offences and Misdemeanours, At the Sessions-House in the Old-Bailey. To Which are Added, Genuine Accounts of the Lives, Exploits, Behaviour, Confessions, And Dying Speeches. Of the Most Notorious Convicts, From the Year 1741 to the Present Year, 1764, Inclusive; Which Completes the Trials from the Year 1720. London: Printed for J. Wilkie, 1764. Four volumes. 12mo. (6" x 4"). Contemporary calf with recent rebacking, gilt fillets to boards, lettering pieces and gilt-edged raised bands to spine, endpapers retained, hinges mended. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, light scuffing and some minor gatoring to boards, boards of Volume I just beginning to separate, but secure, a few joints and hinges starting. Some toning to text, light foxing in places, lower corner lacking from pp. 119-120 in Volume I with loss to catchword. pp. 217-165 of this volume have misprinted page numbers corrected in early pencil, interior otherwise clean. A nice set. * Indexed by crime, this set presents reports of trials held at the "Court of Oyer and Terminer and Gaol Delivery for London and Middlesex," better known as Old Bailey. Contents are arranged chronologically from 1740 to 1764. These accounts were published to amuse, titillate and perhaps instruct, and they are interesting today for their insights into the legal and cultural history of the early Georgian period. This title is the third and final set in a series of multi-volume trial collections, one published in 1734-35, another in 1742. Although these titles were issued by different publishers they have a uniform format and were later re-published as a five-volume work in 1764. English Short-Title Catalogue T82548. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vue de la Ville et du Port de Bayonne

      1764 - Acquaforte e bulino, datata e firmata in lastra in basso al centro. Buona prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini, alcuni restauri perfettamente eseguiti, tracce di colla la verso, per il resto in buono stato di conservazione. La tavola deriva da uno dei celebri dipinti di Joseph Vernet, ed è incisa a 4 mani dal Cochin e da Jacques Philippe Le Bas. È grazie al patrocinio di M. de Martigny, Direttore degli Belli Arti e fratello di Madame de Pompadour, che aveva a quel tempo tutte il favore di Luigi XV, che Vernet ha ottenuto del Re un ordine per 24 dipinti dove poteva dare tutta la misura del suo talento: la rapprezentanza dei porti della Francia. La moda di grandi composizioni rappresentando i marine è cominciata. Nel 1753, l'artista dipinge due Vedute del porto di Marsiglia che gli valgono l'anno successivo l'ammissione all'Accademia Reale di Parigi. Terminò il suo lavoro, dopo ben 12 anni di viaggio per le città francesi, nel 1765. Etching with engravings, signed and dated at lower center. A good impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, with margins, some expert repairs at the back, otherwise in good condition. This plate is engraved by Cochin & Jacques Philippe Le Bas, after a painting by Joseph Vernet. Vernet was commissioned by Louis XV in 1753 to paint fifteen views of the main ports of France, and given the exceptional title of "peintre des marines de sa majesté". He spent twelve years travelling around the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Channel coasts with his family and servants in tow. The country was at war with England at the time, and Louis specifically requested that the artist show off the economic activities and maritime strength of France, which Vernet did to much acclaim. The majority of the paintings are in the Musée de la Marine in Paris. Dimensioni 750 540mm [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        NOVA INSTRUCÇÃO MUSICAL, // OU // THEORICA PRATICA // DA // MUSICA RYTHMICA, // COM A QUAL SE F\'ORMA, E ORDENA SOBRE // os mais sólidos fundamentos hum Novo Methodo, e Verdadeiro Systema para construir hum inteligente solfista.... de que procede toda a difficuldade da Musica.-

      Lisboa: Na Officina de Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1764.- (60), 340, (4), 47p.:il. notação musical.; 23 cm.-E.Trata-se da primeira e talvez a mais importante obra deste notável teórico português da música nascido em Coimbra. Esta \"Nova Instrucção Musical\" propõe um sistema de solfização capaz de abordar solfejos cromáticos bastante complexos, utilizando para este fim a transposição da Hexacorde. É obra importante e com muito signficado para a Historia da Musica em Portugal. RaraEncadernação da época inteira de pele. Exemplares com o desdobrável final como este, são raros e procurados.

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        THE TALES OF THE GENII: OR, THE DELIGHTFUL LESSONS OF HORAM THE SON OF ASMAR. Faithfully Translated from the Persian Manuscript; and Compared with the French and Spanish Editions Published at Paris and Madrid. By Sir Charles Morell, Formerly Ambassador from the British Settlements in India to the Great Mogul

      London: Printed for J. Wilkie, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1764.. Small quarto, two volumes: pp. [i-iii] iv [v] vi-viii [ix] x-xxix [xxx: blank] [1] 2-354; [i-ii] [1] 2-406 [407-408: blank], fourteen inserted plates with engravings from drawings by A. Walker, eighteenth-century full calf, front, rear and spine panels ruled in gold, spine panels richly tooled in gold, black leather title pieces affixed to spine panels. First edition. A popular collection of pseudo-oriental tales which went through at least seven editions by 1800. "An idiosyncratic manifestation of the eighteenth-century mania for Oriental tales inspired by Galland's translation of THE ARABIAN NIGHTS (1704-1717). The author was allegedly 'formerly ambassador in India to the Great Mogul,' but was in fact a British clergyman who had never traveled abroad. The stories imitate the style of THE ARABIAN NIGHTS. The 'exotic' names of the characters are often anagrams of English names. Morell's one substantive innovation is his conclusion, in which an evil magician flies off to wreak havoc in England -- an interesting if accidental foreshadowing of the menace from the East so effectively employed by Bram Stoker in DRACULA." - Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 1-55. Charles Dickens loved Ridley's stories as a child, making several allusions to them in later novels and Ridley's "The Adventures of Abudah the Merchant" inspired a key image in Coleridge's "Kubla Khan." Irwin, The Arabian Nights: A Companion, pp. 244; 267. Bleiler (1978), p.143. Reginald 12242. NCBEL II, 1001. Block, The English Novel 1740-1850, p. 198. Signature of Thomas Forster dated 1799 on front paste-down of each volume. Spine ends and corners worn, calf rubbed and scuffed, partial hairline cracks along outer joints, but hinges still holding firm, two small stains along gutter margin of title page of volume 1, final blank in volume 2 is missing, several light stains to first six text leaves of volume 2, a very good copy. (#153319)

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        Observation on Marriages, Baptisms, and Burials as preserved in Parochial Registers.. With sundry Specimens of the Entries of Marriages and Baptisms in Foreign Countries; interspersed with Remarks concerning proper Methods necessary to preserve a Remembrance of the several Branches of Families. [First and Sole Edition]. IN THE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS: A RARE SURVIVAL

      Printed by W. Richardson [for] Dodsley [and several others],, 1764. 4to., First Edition, on laid paper; original dove-blue wrappers, sewed as issued, uncut, a remarkably bright, crisp, well-preserved copy secured for the future in custom-made solander case. THE ONLY COPY WE HAVE SEEN IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. Written when Bigland was Somerset Herald, this scarce and important work constitutes a plea for the consistent and meticulous recording of family history. A rare complement to his sadly truncated endeavour in producing the definitive history of Gloucestershire. OCLC 4919515.

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        MEMOIRES POUR LA VIE DE FRANCOIS PETRARQUE, tirŽs de ses oeuvres et des auteurs contemporains, avec des Notes ou Dissertations, & les Pieces justificatives. Tome premier, second et troisime.

      Amsterdam (Avignon), chez ArskŽe & Mercus, 1764 - 67. - Tre voll. in 4¡ (cm. 26,0) 1 c.b. + cc. 2 n.n. + pp.CXIX + 447 (1) + 82; 1 c. b. + cc. 2 n.n. + pp.XXIV + 495 (1) + 82 + 1 c.n.n.; 1 c.b. + cc. 2 n.n. + pp.811. Ben leg. in piena pelle coeva, dorso a sei scomp. con tit. e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli maculati e sguardie marmorizzate. Tre vignette inc. ai tre frontesp. Testat. final. e capilett. inc. Lievissime tracce d'umido al marg. bianco inf. delle ultime 10 cc. del terzo vol. Piccoli antichi restauri alle leg. altrimenti fresco e ben conservato esemplare a larghi margini. Ex libris nobiliare al piatto ant. interno di ciascun volume. Rara ediz. orig. di questa pietra miliare degli studi petrarcheschi, difficile a trovarsi completa del terzo vol. pubblicato tre anni dopo il primo. Olschki, Choix, n¡12553 riporta solo i primi due voll. Ferrazzi G.J. "Bibliografia petrarchesca" Bassano, 1877 pag.564 ". Importantissima per i preziosi documenti di che va corredata . Zefirino Re lo dice il corifeo della petrarchesca biografia. Le Memoires dell'abate De Sade sono piene di una erudizione cos" fondamentale intorno alla vita e agli scritti del Petrarca, che da esse veramente muove e s'instaura la critica petrarchesca . L'opera del De Sade  un commento perpetuo e sagace anche del Canzoniere, per la parte storica in specie." Brunet, vol.III "Il y a des exemplaires de cet ouvrage dont le titre porte : Oeuvres choisies de PŽtrarque, parce qu'en effet on trouve dans ces 3 voll. la traduction de beaucoup de morceaux de cet auter (col testo italiano a fronte!). Vedasi anche Graesse, t.IV, pag.479 e Barbier, III, 234. Tra le diverse informazioni erudite segnaliamo (vol. I, pag. 168) che il De Sade, parlando dei rapporti tra il Petrarca e Riccardo Da Bury, afferma che un codice in suo possesso del Philobiblon porta la data 24 gennaio 1343, laddove tutti i codici del Philobiblon forniti di colophon, portano la data 1344. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Architectura Hydraulica. Die Kunst, das Gewässer zu denen verschiedentlichen Nothwendigkeiten des menschlichen Lebens zu leiten....

      Augspurg, Klett,1764 - 1771. Verbesserte Auflage. 2 Bände. 34 x 24 cm. 4 Blatt, 94 S., 1 Blatt, 124 S., 1 Blatt, 1 Blatt, 38 S., 1 Blatt, 21 S., 1 Blatt, 10 S., 1 Blatt, 24 S., 12 Blatt Register, 5 Blatt, 1 Blatt, 104 S., 1 Blatt, 60 S., 1 Blatt, 22 S., 1 Blatt, 56 S., 1 Blatt, 24 S., 1 Blatt, 90 S., 6 Blatt, 48 S., 1 Blatt, 38 S., 1 Blatt, 38 S., 1 Blatt, 50 S., 1 Blatt, 66 S., 28 S., 12 Blatt Register und Errata, 3 Blatt, 1 Blatt 52 Seiten, 1 Blatt, 40 S., 1 Blatt, 70 S., 1 Blatt, 44 S., 1 Blatt, 52 S., 1 Blatt, 33 S., 13 Blatt Register. Halbledereinbände der Zeit, mit Rückenschild. Beide Bände mit Schäden an den Kapitalen, beide Deckel stärker bestoßen. Die Kunst, das Gewässer zu denen verschiedentlichen Nothwendigkeiten des menschlichen Lebens zu leiten, in die Höhe zu bringen, und vortheilhafftig anzuwenden. und der Flüsse zum Vortheil der Vertheidigung der Festungen, des Handels und des Ackerbaues anzuwenden. Augsburg. Verlegt bei Eberhard Kletts, Seel. Wittib. / 1764 - 1771. Erste Ausgabe der Version, verbesserte Auflage. Titelblatt in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit zusammen 219 gefalteten und mehrfach gefalteten Kupferstichen komplett wie angegeben. Das umfangreiche Werk Innen tadellos erhalten, alle Kupfer in tiefen Abdrucken. Die einzelnen Abteilungen mit dem jeweils dazugehörigen Titelblatt. Beide Haupttitel etwas angestaubt und mit zugeklebtem Stempel? So komplett sehr selten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR 18. Jahrhundert; Architektur; Augsburger Verlage; Wasserbau; Wasserwirtschaft

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        MERCURE De FRANCE Dedie Au Roi. 1764 12 Months 8 VOLUMES

      Chaubert, Jorry, Prault et. Al., Paris 1764 - Eight Volulmes. January through December 1764 COMPLETE YEAR. Full mottled calf, gilt rules, flowers and leaf designs within compartments.2 Red & gilt labels on backs. Heraldic Coat of Arms on front & rear covers. marbled edges, marbled endpapers. All Voumes VERY GOOD, NO foxing. Text Block CRisp & Clean A renowned j ournal,reporting a contemporary view of French life in 1764 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte du cours du Menan depuis Siam jusqu'à la mer

      - Engraving with original hand-colored. Image measures 8.5" x 5.75". Sheet measures 12.5 x 9.25" This map, published circa 1764, shows the course of the Menan River (Chao Phraya River) to the Gulf of Thailand, passing through the town of Bangkok. The Gulf is tinted with a light yellow and the river is outlined in a subtle blue. A ornamental compass rose appears to the right of the map, and a decorative border surrounds the title to the left. The map is a dark impression in very good condition, with wide original margins and very minor foxing in the margins outside the image. 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). He was particularly well known for his maps of the French Empire, especially the territories in North America. This map is a fine example of his detailed work.

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        Omeroy Apanta h.e. Homeri Opera Omnia ex Recensione et cvm Notis Samvelis Clarkii. Accessit Varietas Lectionvm Ms. Lips. et Edd. Veterum cvra Io. Avgvsti Ernesti, qvi et svas notas adspersit. Vol. I - V.

      Lipsiae (Leipzig], G. T. Georgius, 1759 - 1764. - 5 Bde. XXII + 544, 2 n.n. + 556, 4 n.n. + 513, 429, XVI + 260 S. + 98 n.n. Bll. + 48 S. OLd. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden. In griech. und latein. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Porträt Homers als Frontispiz des ersten Bandes. - Exlibris a. V., tlw. Besitz-St. a. fl. Bl. vor Titel, Ebd. etw. bestossen u. berieben sowie etw. fleckig, leicht stockfleckig, im Ganzen leichte Gbrsp. - Ernesti, (1707 - 1781), studierte seit 1726 in Wittenberg und Leipzig Philologie, Philosophie, Theologie und Mathematik. 1730 wurde er Magister, 1731 Konrektor der Thomasschule zu Leipzig (und damit Vorgesetzter von Johann Sebastian Bach) und 1734 als Nachfolger von Johann Matthias Gesner deren Rektor , dem das vorliegenden Werk gewidmet ist. Zugleich seit 1742 a. o.Prof. der klassischen Literatur an der Univ., wurde Ernesti 1756 o.Prof. der Beredsamkeit und 1759 auch der Theologie. 1762 legte er das Rektorenamt nieder. Mit Gesner gilt Ernesti als Reformator der humanistischen Bildung, wobei ihm ein auf die Inhalte gerichtetes Studium der lateinischen Literatur als Bildungsziel vorschwebte; er erwarb sich den Ehrennamen "Germanorum Cicero". In der Theologie begründete er mit seiner Anweisung für den Ausleger des Neuen Testaments (Institutio interpretis Novi Testamenti, 1761, (5)1809) die philologisch-historische Exegese, die alle dogmatischen Aneignungskategorien als Gegenstände einer eigenständigen Dogmengeschichte zuwies. (DBE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Journal of the Votes and Proceedings

      1764. First Edition . (NEW YORK). Journal of the Votes and Proceedings of the General Assembly of the Colony of New-York. Began the 9th Day of April, 1691; and Ended the 27th of September, 1743. WITH: Journal of the Votes and Proceedings of the General Assembly of the Colony of New-York. Began the 8th Day of November, 1743; and Ended the 23rd of December, 1765. New York: Hugh Gaine, 1764, 1766. Two volumes. Thick folio, period-style full brown calf, raised bands, red and black morocco spine labels. $5600.First edition of “the most important legal collection of its time, and a cornerstone of New York and American colonial history” (Jenkins).“The constitutional history of New York can be followed” in this work (Marke 80). Although Journals of New York General Assembly Sessions had been published annually, this is their first compilation, edited by Abraham Lott. “Important” (Larned 161). The present copy includes the last leaf, an Appendix reversing the attainder of Jacob Leisler and others, “who were executed for not delivering the Fort at New York to Richard Ingoldsby, 1690” (Sabin); according to Evans, this last leaf is “often lacking.” Sabin 53719. Evans 9756, 10418. Jenkins 175 (Volume I only). Ex-libris New Jersey Historical Society, with its ink stamps (marked “deaccessioned”) to title pages and several text pages throughout.Text generally clean, in handsome period-style calf.

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        Leçons de Physique expérimentale.

      Paris, Guerin, 1749, 1745-1764. - 6 Bände komplett. 8°. Mit 116 gestochenen Tafeln. Geglättete Kalblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung, Band 6: Halblederband. Band 1 und 2 in dritter Auflage, Rest in der ersten Ausgabe. - Mit ausführlichen Kapiteln über Optische Spielzeuge (Laterna Magica), Uhren u.a. - Band 6 mit Namensetikett auf dem Titelblatt. - Sehr sauberes, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande; oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, und einen vollständigen Begriff von der neuern Erdbeschreibung und Geschichte machen; Worinnen der wirkliche Zustand aller Nationen vorgestellet, und das Merkwürdigste, Nützlichste und Wahrhaftigste in Europa, Asia, Africa und America, in Ansehung ihrer verschiedenen Reiche und Länder; deren Lage, Größe, Grenzen, Eintheilungen, Himmelsgegenden, Erdreichs, Früchte, Thiere, Flüsse, Seen, Gebirge, großen und kleinen Städte, Häfen, Gebäude, u.s.w. wie auch der Sitten und Gebräuche, der Einwohner, ihrer Religion, Regierungsart, Künste und Wissenschaften, Handlung und Manufa

      Leipzig, Arkstee & Merkus 1764 - Gr.-8°. Titel + 3 n.n. Bll. + 584 S. + 16 n.n. Bll. OLd. der Zeit, auf fünf Bünden. Mit 16 von 31 Beilagen (Karten bzw. Tafeln): es fehlen 15 Karten. Es fehlen die Seiten 435 bis 438. Einer von 21 Bänden. Apart. - R. m. Fehlstelle im Leder, stärker berieben, stockfleckig bzw. fleckig, stärkere Gbrsp., Gelenk etw. gelockert, einige Einrisse. - Behandelt die "Anmerkungen, welche zur Verbindung des Frotganges der Holländer in Ostindien dienen": Batavia, Java, Ceylon, Siam, Laos, Neuguinea u. a. - Schwabe, (1714 - 1784), war nach dem Studium der Theologie in Leipzig zunächst Privatlehrer und Hofmeister, seit 1750 Kustos der Universitätsbibliothek. 1765 wurde er a.o.Prof. der Philosophie an der Univ. Leipzig. Der überzeugte Anhänger von Gottscheds poetischen Lehren war einer der vielseitigsten Übersetzer, Herausgeber und Publizisten der deutschen Aufklärung. Er übersetzte Werke von Voltaire und Swift, ferner pädagogische, geographische und naturwissenschaftliche Schriften und publizierte 1747 eine Neuausgabe von Daniel Georg Morhofs Polyhistor. Für Gottscheds unvollendete Literaturgeschichte bearbeitete er das Kapitel über den Roman. Als Herausgeber der "Belustigungen des Verstandes und des Witzes" bot er ein Forum für kritische Beiträge von Karl Christian Gärtner, Johann Adolf und Johann Elias Schlegel, Christian Fürchtegott Gellert und Friedrich Wilhelm Zachariae. (DBE) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte du cours du Menan depuis Siam jusqu'à la mer

      1764. Engraving with original hand-colored. Image measures 8.5" x 5.75". Sheet measures 12.5 x 9.25" This map, published circa 1764, shows the course of the Menan River (Chao Phraya River) to the Gulf of Thailand, passing through the town of Bangkok. The Gulf is tinted with a light yellow and the river is outlined in a subtle blue. A ornamental compass rose appears to the right of the map, and a decorative border surrounds the title to the left. The map is a dark impression in very good condition, with wide original margins and very minor foxing in the margins outside the image. 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). He was particularly well known for his maps of the French Empire, especially the territories in North America. This map is a fine example of his detailed work.

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        FLORA ESPAÑOLA, O HISTORIA DE LAS PLANTAS QUE SE CRIAN EN ESPAÑA SU AUTOR JOSEPH QUER CIRUJANO DE S. M. . TOMO IV

      Joaquin Ibarra, Madrid 1764 - Materia: Libro antiguo del siglo XVIII sobre botanica en España con grabados calcográficos.Publicación: Madrid; Joaquin Ibarra, 1764. 1ª edición.Descripción física: folio (27,5 x 21 cm.) Anteportada, portada, 471 páginas, 66 láminas. Encuadernación plena piel de época decorada con dorados, tejuelos y nervios en el lomo.Conservación: Buen estado. Revisado completo. RSS1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Some Observations Made in Travelling through France, Italy, &c in the Years MDCCXX, MDCCI, and MDCCXXII In Two Volumes

      London: Printed for A. Millar, 1764. Second edition. Hardcover. Good +. Second edition, 1764. Quarto. Two volumes in one: xvi,364;[365]-516,[70] pp., including cuts, plus numerous plates (some folding). Early three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Ex-lib., with modern institutional blindstamp in front free endpaper and early 18th-century printed pictorial bookplate of J. V. Seaman's New-York Circulating Library. Small modern ink date inscription in below imprint. Binding heavily worn, particularly at spine, boards detached. Very light foxing and quite clean internally. Good plus. An unusual Grand Tour memoir, extensively indexed, and illustrated with numerous fine copper-engraved views, tables, and other illustrations. Some plates evidently are missing, unless their numbering also accounts for the in-text illustrations.

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        Oeuvres philosophiques

      S.n. 1764 - - S.n., à Amsterdam 1764, in-16 (7x12,5cm), 230pp. (4) et 326pp. et 108pp., 3 volumes reliés. - Seconde édition collective, plus complète que celle parue en 1751 à Berlin, et contenant en plus Anti-Sénèque (Discours sur le bonheur), L'Art de jouir, L'Homme plus que machine (qui constitue le tome III). Rare. Reliures en plein maroquin bordeaux d'époque. Dos lisses ornés. Pièces de titre et de tomaisons dorées. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Tranches dorées. Une ligne de décoloration sur un plat du tome III. Possible restauration sur le plat inférieur du tome II. Très bel exemplaire, rare dans cette condition. L'importance des thèses philosophiques de La Mettrie n'a cessé de croître depuis le XVIIIème, et son éloge aujourd'hui n'a d'égal que la haine qu'il suscita à son époque pour sa négation de l'idée de l'âme et ses théories sensualistes. C'est l'étude de la médecine qui le porta à la conclusion que les phénomènes psychiques ne sont que les effets des changements organiques. Ses thèses radicalement matérialistes, qui refondent le cartésianisme et ses notions mécanicistes, font de l'homme un animal supérieur et abolissent la notion de l'âme, rejetant tout idée de Dieu. Rejeté de Paris et de Leyde, il fut accueilli à Berlin par Frédéric II, radicalisant ses positions dans ses ouvrages. Il s'opposera aux philosophes de son temps en prônant une recherche du bonheur basée sur les plaisirs des sens, la vertu étant ramenée au plaisir d'aimer, thèse qu'applaudira le Marquis de Sade. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Collective second edition, more complete than that published in 1751 in Berlin, and additionally containing Anti-Seneca, art to enjoy, man more than machine (which constitutes Volume III). Binders full morocco vintage claret. back smooth decorated. Titles and volume numbers gilded. Triple net framing on the boards. gilt edges. Discoloration line on level of volume III. restoration possible on the lower flat of Volume II, filling. Very fine copy, rare in this condition. 230pp. (4) et 326pp. et 108pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Golfe de Venise

      Marsiglia: 1764 - Incisione in rame, foglio di 101 x 59 cm. Carta nautica del Golfo di Venezia dove sono segnate città costiere, profondità ed ancoraggi del Mediterraneo. In alto a destra dentro battuta "VII Feuille. Avec Privilege du Roy a Marseille. Chez Joseph Roux Hydrographe du Roy sur le Port a St. Jean". Proveniente da: "Recueil des principaux plans, des ports, et rades de la mer Mediterranèe. . Par son trés humble Serviteur Joseph Roux Hydrographe du Roy. Marsiglia 1764". Lieve alone di gora al margine sinistro. Raro ed in ottime condizioni. XVIII secolo

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        Conductor Generalis: or, The Office, Duty and Authority of Justices of

      1764 - PARKER, JAMES. Conductor Generalis: or, The Office, Duty and Authority of Justices of the Peace, High-Sheriffs . Constables, Gaolers . To which is added, A Treatise on the Law of Descents in Fee-Simple: By William Blackstone. Woodbridge, in New-Jersey: Printed and sold by James Parker; sold also by John Holt . in New-York, 1764. 8vo. xvi, 592 p. Contemporary sheep, very skillfully rebacked in period style retaining original spine label. Edges of front free endpaper neatly guarded, the usual light foxing inherent in colonial American paper, else a lovely copy. With the contemporary signature of "Wm. Smith" on front flyleaf. First edition of the first legal treatise printed in New Jersey, the first printing of Blackstone in America, and one of the most substantial books both written and printed by a colonial American printer. James Parker was a justice of the peace in New Jersey as well as the colony's first printer, having established his press at Woodbridge in 1754. His legal manual was based upon earlier English works of a similar nature, chiefly Burn, but was considerably altered to suit American needs. Blackstone's treatise on descents was the first work of that author to be printed in America. Parker's Conductor Generalis was a shared edition and exists with three varying title page imprints. Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754- 1800, 90; Bristol B2507; ESTC W38802. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Considérations sur le gouvernement ancien et présent de la France.

      Amsterdam, M.M. Rey, 1764. ____ Première édition. Considérations sur la démocratie dans un état monarchique. Etiquette "A Paris, chez Barrois" collée en bas du titre. INED 87. Petits défauts aux coiffes, sinon bel exemplaire. *****. In-8. Collation : XVI, 328 pp. Veau marbré, dos orné. (Reliure de l'époque).

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        Conductor Generalis: or, The Office, Duty and Authority of Justices of

      , 1764. 1764. PARKER, JAMES. Conductor Generalis: or, The Office, Duty and Authority of Justices of the Peace, High-Sheriffs ... Constables, Gaolers ... To which is added, A Treatise on the Law of Descents in Fee-Simple: By William Blackstone.... Woodbridge, in New-Jersey: Printed and sold by James Parker; sold also by John Holt ... in New-York, 1764. 8vo. xvi, 592 p. Contemporary sheep, very skillfully rebacked in period style retaining original spine label. Edges of front free endpaper neatly guarded, the usual light foxing inherent in colonial American paper, else a lovely copy. With the contemporary signature of "Wm. Smith" on front flyleaf. First edition of the first legal treatise printed in New Jersey, the first printing of Blackstone in America, and one of the most substantial books both written and printed by a colonial American printer. James Parker was a justice of the peace in New Jersey as well as the colony's first printer, having established his press at Woodbridge in 1754. His legal manual was based upon earlier English works of a similar nature, chiefly Burn, but was considerably altered to suit American needs. Blackstone's treatise on descents was the first work of that author to be printed in America. Parker's Conductor Generalis was a shared edition and exists with three varying title page imprints. Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754- 1800, 90; Bristol B2507; ESTC W38802.

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        La Nouvelle Héloïse ou Lettres de deux amans, habitans d'une petite ville au pied des Alpes

      First published under the title The New Heloise, previous editions were titled indeed: Letters of two lovers ... (whose original appeared in 1761) The illustration of Cochin and Plover is also the First printing. It is illustrated with a frontispiece of Cochin and twelve boards inset engraved by Le Mire with frames, of Plover. Title pages in red and black. This edition contains two prefaces, especially the famous second dialoguée.Plein calf speckled time, back decorated with boxes and gilded florets, parts of title and volume number of red morocco and olive boards decorated with a frame triple gilt fillets and florets in spandrels, cuts outlined a simple net gold, guards and contreplats paper glue, contreplats surrounded by a golden wheel, all edges gilt. A marginal tear Volume I (pp. 193-194). Rare spots. Beautiful copy in a contemporary binding qualité.Ce epistolary novel which had considerable success in its time inspired by the myth of Heloise and Abelard. A man and a woman love, but the company apart. This simple pattern will be the door to Rousseau enabling it to support his ideas and philosophy on society, individual ethics, moral values ​​... We are no less than 70 editions before 1800, sales were such that publishers are not sufficed and we had to rent by the day some copies. The craze was pretty comparable to Pamela Richardson, another sentimental novel. Chez Duchesne à Paris 1764 in-12 (12,5x19,5cm) iv ; 454pp. et (2) 478pp. et (2) 504pp. et (4) 436pp. (8) 4 volumes reliés

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        Lettres de Milady Wortlay Montagute écrites pendant ses voyages en diverses parties du monde

      first edition.Copy the arms of Anne-Louis-Alexandre de Montmorency, (Or, a cross Gules cantoned with sixteen azure alerions ordered 2 and 2) Lieutenant General of the King's army, captain of the king's body grades.Binding right calf granite contemporary. Back smooth decorated with 5 alerions Montmorency. part of title in red morocco. Chez Duchesne A Paris 1764 in-12 (10x17cm) viij, 240pp. ; (4) 223pp. 2 parties en un volume relié

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        Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce

      1764. First Edition . (ANDERSON, Adam). An Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce, From the Earliest Accounts to the present Time. Containing An History of the great Commercial Interests of the British EmpireÂ… London: A. Millar, et al., 1764. Two volumes. Tall folio (10-1/2 by 17 inches), contemporary full brown calf rebacked with elaborately gilt-decorated spines laid down, burgundy morocco spine labels, raised bands. $8500.First edition of this important authoritative history of commerce, with a global authority that includes a focus on BritainÂ’s acquisition of “new American markets,” as well as the greater consequences of “the very extraordinary actions of the year 1720” when the South Sea Bubble burst (Sabin), complete with three large folding maps, handsome in contemporary calf.""The most comprehensive history of the earlier centuries of British overseas trade, Adam Anderson's Origin of Commerce was first published in the 1760s as the mercantile age was at its height. It was 'to the instrumentality of Commerce alone,' Anderson suggested, that 'the Britannic Empire is most peculiarly indebted for its Opulence and Grandeur"" (Ormrod, Rise of Commercial Empires, 1). Reflecting on Britain's economic ties to North America, Anderson shared a general feeling in the pre-revolutionary years ""that the colonies were to perform a dual role as producers of raw materials to be used by English manufacturers and as consumers of finished English products. This arrangement was seenÂ… as reciprocally advantageous to both England and America"" (Peskin, Manufacturing Revolution, 22). Praised by Adam Smith in Wealth of Nations (1776) as ""sober and judicious"" in his research, Anderson welcomed trade with the colonies and ""was delighted that Britain had acquired new American marketsÂ… He also congratulated the Americans on increasing their trade, 'perpetually increasing their useful productions, cultivating new plantations, and successfully attempting new materials for commerce.' He referred mainly to the raw materials produced by the southern coloniesÂ…. [as well as] New England lumber and food products of the mid-Atlantic coloniesÂ…. giving particular stress to those colonial products that might be useful to British manufacturing"" (Peskin, 22). In this ""monument of stupendous industry"" (DNB), Anderson's scope is global and yet specific, devoting a considerable portion to British colonial interests and offering a ""most accurate account of the South Sea Company and the very extraordinary actions of the year 1720"" when the Bubble burst (Sabin 1382). Within this impressive two-volume work are extensive references to treaties, parliamentary acts, the substantive contributions of economic texts, and thorough statistical accounts of currency, population and wealth. With large folding hemispheric map of the world and two other maps. Sabin 1382. Goldsmith 9939. Kress 6154. Palgrave I:39. Rare English Books on Banking 13. Infrequent scattered foxing, a bit of very minor marginal dampstaining to Volume II, marginal wormholing to Volume II appendix only, expert restoration to contemporary calf boards.

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        Histoire abrégée des Insectes

      Paris: Durand, 1764. 2 vols: (4), xxviii, 523; (4), 690, 22 folding engraved plates, folding table. Hardback. Cont. full calf, raised bands to spines, compartments gilt tooled, leather title-pieces, marbled endpapers. Corners bumped / worn, some wear head + foot of spines, both spines chipped to head with minor loss; joints beginning to crack, but firm. Marginal browning to titles + prelims, some old damp staining to top of title / first few pages of vol. 2, otherwise clean with occasional spotting. 2nd edition (first published anonymously in 1762), with the author's name given on title-page, and the words 'que se trouvent aux environs de Paris' ommitted from the title, otherwise identical with the first edition. Rare. [Horn-Schenkling: 7523; Nissen ZBI: 1522]

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        An Enquiry after Happiness. In Three Parts. The tenth edition. 2 vols.

      Printed by J. Buckland [and 8 others]. 1764 xvi, 240, [8], 184pp; [8], viii, 456pp. 8vo. Near fine copy in full contemporary sprinkled calf, raised & gilt banded spines, red morocco labels. From the Library of Invercauld Castle, Braemar.ESTC T83522, BL & Oxford only in the U.K. First published in 1685, and the author's most famous work. This is the final 18th century edition. The late 17th and early 18th century saw a remarkable rise in interest in the theological validation of earthly happiness, with one late contributor to the literature wondering what, by that date, could possibly be added. The Anglican minister Richard Lucas defended his right to happiness in a confessional tone. (Ref: Fiction and the Philosophy of Happiness. Brian Michael Norton, 2012.)

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        Embryologia sacra de officio sacerdotum medicorum, & aliorum circa aeternam parvulorum in utero existentium salutem. Libri quatuor. Editio prima in Germania.

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        Essays on Husbandry. Essay I. A General Introduction; shewing that agriculture is the basis and support of all flourishing communities; - the antient and present state of that useful art; - agriculture, manufactures, trade, and commerce justly harmonized; - of the right cultivation of our colonies; - together with the defects, omissions, and possible improvements in English husbandry. Essay II. An account of some experiments tending to improve the culture of lucerne by transplantation: being the first experiments of the kind hitherto made and published in England: from whence it appears, that lucerne is an article of great importance in English husbandry. The whole illustrated with copper-plates and representations cut on wood.

      (Printed for W. Frederick in Bath), and sold by J. Hinton. 1764 xviii, [2] errata, [2] directions to the book-binder, 213 [1], 232pp, 5 engr. plates, numerous woodcuts in text. 8vo. Small tear repaired at head of titlepage not affecting text. Full contemp. calf, raised & double gilt banded spine, red morocco label. v.g.ESTC T96316. First Edition.

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        The History of the Discovery and Conquest of the Canary Islands

      

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        Index Librorum Prohibitorum sanctissimi Domini Nostri Benedicti XIV pontifici maximi (.). Editio postrema ceteris ornatior cum additamentis.

      - Romae, Ex Typographia Rev. Camerae Apostolicae, 1764. In-8, plein vélin rigide de l'époque, dos titré à la plume, 232 p. (rousseurs), vignette de titre à l'emblème papal, lettrines et planche frontispice gravée représentant un autodafé de livres interdits. L'Index compilé par Tommaso Agostino Ricchini (cf. préface p. 10-12) sous le pontificat de Benoît XIV (Prospero Lambertini, 1675-1758). Benoît XIV s'illustra par sa modération et son ouverture d'esprit au siècle des Lumières. Il retira de l'index les ouvrages favorables à l'héliocentrisme et se montra favorable à l'Encyclopédie dès 1751. S’il tenta de réformer la congrégation de l'Index vers plus de tolérance, celle-ci ne tint pas compte de ses recommandations. Conçue sous Benoît XIV, cette édition est éditée sous le pontificat de son successeur Clément XIII qui marqua un net retour à l'ordre. Elle comporte une "Instructio" du nouveau pape (p. 22-27) et un "supplément" daté de 1764 à partir de la page 223. (Reusch, I, 878). Très bon exemplaire, dans sa première reliure de vélin.

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        Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums. Erster und Zweyter Teil (in 1 Band= komplett). Johann Winckelmanns, Präsidentens der Althertümer zu Rom, und Scrittore der Vaticanischen Bibliothek, Mitglieds der Königl. Englischen Societät der Alterthümer zu London, der Maleracademie von St. Luca zu Rom, und der Hetrurischen zu Cortona.

      Dresden, In der Waltherschen Hof-Buchhandlung, 1764. Groß-8°. 24,5 cm. LII, 431 Seiten, 15 Blatt Register. Einfacher Pappband der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen. Erste Ausgabe. WG² 7. Mit zahlreichen Kupferstichen im Text. Einband berieben, Ecken bestoßen, Titel auf Rückenschild verblasst. Gutes, innen gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Erstausgabe / first edition; Kunstgeschichte / art history

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        Poésies. Rangées par ordre chronologique ; Avec la Vie de l'auteur, & de courtes Notes. Nouvelle édition, Revue & corrigée avec soin

      Barbou, 1764. In - 12 (17 x 11 cm), faux - titre, titre, xlij pp., (3) ff., 292 pp., (4) ff. Table, veau fauve moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Orné d'un portrait de l'auteur d'après Daniel Dumonstier, gravé par Louis Jacques Cathelin. Les Notes sont de Anne - Gabriel Meusnier de Querlon, la Vie de Malherbe est tirée des "Mémoires pour la vie de Malherbe" par Honorat de Bueil de Racan. Contient une "Lettre de Malherbe à Louis XIII, à l'occasion de la mort de son fils, qui fut tué en duel" (3 ff.). Exemplaire aux armes de Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex - libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (quelques petits frottements). / / 12o (17 x 11 cm), half - title, title, xlij pp., (3) ff., 292 pp., (4) ff. Table, fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns - in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with a portrait of the author after Daniel Dumonstier, engraved by Louis Jacques Cathelin. Notes are by Anne - Gabriel Meusnier de Querlon, the "Vie de Malherbe" is extract from "Mémoires pour la vie de Malherbe" by Honorat de Bueil de Racan. Also contains "Lettre de Malherbe à Louis XIII, à l'occasion de la mort de son fils, qui fut tué en duel" (3 ff.). Copy bearing the arms of Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (some little rubbings).

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        Traité de géométrie theorique et pratique, a l'usage des artistes:

      Chez Ch. Ant. Jombert, Libraire du Roi pour l'Artillerie e le G?nie, ? l'image Notre-Dame, 1764. Par Sebastien Leclerc, Chevalier Romain, Dessinateur e Graveur du Cabinet du Roi, Professeur de Géométrie e de Perspective dans l'Académie Royale de Peinture e de Sculpture. Nouvelle Edition. Con 39 tavole ripiegate e 16 incisioni a piena pagina. 8vo. pp. 232. Molto Buono (Very Good). Pagine leggermente brunite e con sporadiche macchie scure. Tre fori di tarlo al dorso (Pages slightly browned to edges). .

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        Théâtre de Pierre Corneille, avec des commentaires &c. &c. &c.

      - S.n. [Cramer], S.l. [Genève] 1764, 12 tomes en 12 vol. in-8 (12,5x20cm), 12 volumes reliés. - Prima stampa di questa bella edizione delle commedie di Corneille di Voltaire, illustrato con 34 figure da Piviere e incise da Baquoy Lemire, Lempereur, di Longueuil, e un frontespizio di Peter, incisa da Watelet. Esso viene perseguito non solo per i suoi commenti, ma per l'illustrazione di Voltaire. Vitello maculato completa Impero Bambola firmato, nel "nuovo Egitto" stile. Schiena liscia ornata con una lampada ad olio in ferro ripetuto tre volte, e un altro di un leone in piedi doppia coda; pizzi, fili d'oro e punteggiata, aquile reali, le ali, insieme a ratti, serpenti, conigli e cervi di coaching piatte, geometriche contreplats di coaching pizzo, ruote d'oro su tagli e tappi ghirlande. Tutti fette dorate. Foxing luce intorno ai bordi di alcuni risguardi. Attrito sulle stoviglie. Alcuni strofinato tappi, tappi due parzialmente mancante. Pochi graffi e wormholes. Copia Belle in un Impero raccoglitore. Con Bozérian e Thouvenin, Doll è uno dei principali legatori periodo 1790-1830. "Bella edizione che Voltaire aveva stampato in abbonamento in fratelli Cramer a Ginevra, accompagnando commenti, di dotare un discendente del grande Corneille, che aveva raccolto. In tutta Europa hanno partecipato "(Henry Cohen: Guide book lover con incisioni del XVIII secolo, 255). I due nomi famosi di Corneille e Voltaire sventolato in tutta Europa a prendere in considerazione i nomi dei sottoscrittori, a cominciare dal re di Francia se stesso. - [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 de l'époque en plein veau blond. Dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et blond. Triples filets dorés en encadrement des plats. Fine dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches dorées. Quelques infimes frottements sur quelques mors et quelques coins. Quelques déchirures sans manques et infimes rousseurs et mouillures à certains feuillets. « 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, 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 de l'époque en plein veau blond. Dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et blond. Triples filets dorés en encadrement des plats. Fine dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches dorées. Quelques infimes frottements sur quelques mors et quelques coins. Quelques déchirures sans manques et infimes rousseurs et mouillures à certains feuillets. « 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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        Lettres à M. le Dr. Maty sur l'état présent de l'inoculation en France.

      Paris, Prault, Pissot, Durand, Panckoucke, 1764. ____ Première édition. Au retour de son expédition de dix ans en Amérique du Sud, La Condamine (1701-1774), qui avait contracté la variole dans sa jeunesse, devint un ardent partisan de l'inoculation. Bachaumont l'avait surnommé le 'Don Qichotte de l'inoculation'. Un long chapitre analyse les ouvrages parus sur le sujet en France. Papier très légèrement bruni. Bel exemplaire en maroquin rouge de l'époque. DSB 15, 271. *****. In-12. Collation : (4), 207, (1) p. Maroquin rouge, dos orné, large dentelle dorée d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées. (Reliure de l'époque.).

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        Mémoires pour la vie de François Pétrarque

      Chez Arskée & Mercus, 1764. Tre voll. in 4°, pagg. (2), CXIX, 447, 113; (2), XXIV, 495, 82, (1); (2), 811, VII, 102 un ritratto all'antiporta del 1° volume, vignetta ai frontespizi e testalini; leg. piena pelle coeva, con fregi e tit. oro su tassello al dorso, tagli rossi e dentelles. "...tirés de ses Oeuvres et des auteurs contemporains, avec des Notes ou Dissertations, & les Pièces justificatives". Importante lavoro su Petrarca, frutto di numerosi anni di ricerca, eseguito dall'Abate de Sade (1705-1778), zio del "Divin Marchese" de Sade. In quest'opera è riportata la traduzione di molti estratti di opere del Petrarca, ed è il motivo per cui alcuni esemplari di questa stessa opera portano il titolo "Oeuvres choisies de Petrarque". Alcune pagine brunite; cerniere delle legature fragili; cuffie un po' consumate. L'opera, pur non esente da difetti, è nel complesso un buon esemplare. Edizione originale. Barbier, III, 234; Graesse, IV, 479; Brunet, III, 1605.

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        A COLLECTION OF LETTERS, consisting of ninety-three. Sixty-one of which wrote by the Rev. Mr. James Renwick; the remainder, by the Rev. Messrs. John Livingston, John Brown, John King, Donald Cargil, Richard Cameron, Alex. Pedan, and Alex. Shields. Also a few by Mr. Michael Shields, at the direction of the General Correspondence. From the years 1663 to 1689 inclusive. Containing many remarkable Occurrences hitherto unknown in that Period. Wherein is discovered the true State of the Cause and Testimony at that Time. [The most of which never before printed.]

      Edinburgh: Printed by David Patterson, and sold by him, 1764. 3/4 Leather. Very Good+. 16mo. 6 1/8 in (15.5 cm) tall.; xii 437 [3 ad] pp. 3/4 dark brown calf with blind-stamped double rules and matching marbled paper over boards. Spine with gilt titling to compartment and gilt-ruled bands. Laid paper. Text clear and legible. Closes with seven pages of Subscribers Names. Post-1870 article laid in with no offset. Decorative bookplate. Graceful 1843 inscription to blank. Exterior lightly worn, handful small minor stains, title and final advertisement page toned. A handsome book in remarkable condition. Letters of Rev. James Renwick (1662-1688), leading proponent of religious freedom and freedom of speech, executed for opposing royal authority over the Church of Scotland during the Killing Times. Includes letters of other martyred adherents to the Presbyterian covenant. Houston's Life of James Renwick, The Covenanters and Ancestry (Scottish Covenanters Index) online.

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        L'Eleve de la Nature.

      Paris: Panckouke, 1764. Two volumes in one, duodecimo, in modern boards, red morocco label. Second edition of Beaurieu's most successful work: a Robinsonade and educational novel describing a return to nature.Beaurieu (1728-1795) was a celebrated figure in eighteenth century Paris, known as much for his flamboyant and bizarre dress as for his writings. This novel is modelled closely on Rousseau's Emile (1762), so much so that some later editions were attributed to Rousseau himself. Rousseau had argued for a less authoritarian model of education, and one in which the student learns from 'nature and not from men.' Beaurieu's romance, like Emile, shows a fascination with Robinson Crusoe and takes his capacity to adapt through adversity and to learn from nature as a model for a new pedagogy. Thus, the novel strongly condemns the artificiality of luxury and slavery, and supports a return to agriculture as the basis for an apparently utopian society.Very popular at the time of its publication - Gove lists seventeen editions and translations before 1800 - later critical attention has perhaps not been quite so positive. Gove says acidly 'it was once foisted upon Rousseau'; the Nouvelle Biographie Générale is a little more composed: 'le cadre en est ingénieux, mais il n'est pas toujours bien rempli'. A very good copy.

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        The Edinburgh Paradise regain'd, or the city set at liberty, to propagate and improve her trade and commerce.

      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.Publisher: [Edinburgh],Year: 1764Edition: Only edition.

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        Der Frau Maria le Prince de Beaumont nöthige Unterweisungen für junges Frauenzimmer, welches in die Welt tritt und sich verheurathet, als der Verfolg des Magazins für junge Leute, nach deutscher Art eingerichtet, von Johann Joachim Schwaben.

      Weidmann,, Leipzig. 1764 - 4 Teile in einem Band. Mit gestoch. Front. und zahlr Vign. X, 188; 198; 252; 368 S. Wahrscheinlich deutsche Erstausgabe im Jahr der französischen Erstausgabe des Erziehungswerkes der französischen Jugendschriftstellerin Jeanne-Marie le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) in der Übersetzung des Magdeburger Philosophieprofessors Johann Joachim Schwaben (1714-1784). - Im Vorderdeckel eingeklebter Zettel teilweise entfernt, ein Bestzvermerk auf Vorsatz durchgestrichen, Schnitt mit kleinem Fleck, insgesamt aber gutes Exemplar. Ldr. d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung u. goldgepr. Rck.-Titel auf 5 echten Bünden, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, Besitzverm. a. Vors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        or, Entertaining Museum.

      Miss Cardale, Stourbridge; Mr. Stedman, postmaster, Bridgdorth[sic]; Mr. Sambrook, postmaster, Shiffnal; and most of the booksellers in town and country. [1764-] 1765. Two vols. in one, the complete run of 40 issues, 8vo., various paginations*, with a large folding plan (of a trial at Westminster Hall), a little general light foxing and some minor soiling but overall in good or very good condition in old half calf gilt over marbled boards, skilfully rebacked and labelled.Publisher: Birmingham: printed by and for J. Sketchley, sworn appraiser, auctioneer, and salesman, in the High-Street; and sold by Mr. Luckman, printer in Coventry; Mr. Pryse, Shrewsbury; Mr. Clare, Bewdley; Mr. Guest, Dudley; Mr. Taylor, Kidderminster;Year: Edition:

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        De Morbis Navigantium, Liber Unus. Accedit Observatio de Effectu Extracti Cicutae Storkiano in Cancro.

      Leiden: Theodore Haak, 1764. Octavo, completely uncut, modern half calf. First edition: an important treatise on the diseases of sailors and their cure. Rouppe, naval physician and surgeon, had travelled widely in the West Indies aboard the Dutch ship Princesse Carolina, and he based much of this work on observations made during these voyages. He offers a detailed account of the symptoms and treatment of many of the illnesses which were common amongst sailors, including an extended section on the vexed and topical question of scurvy, which would be addressed by Cook in his famous 1776 paper to the Royal Society. Rouppe's work also addresses the sometimes delicate issue of maintaining the health of sailors whilst they are subject to local temptations during stays in port.The book's importance was reflected in its 1772 translation into English.This copy was once in the famous Wellcome Library, and has their ownership and release stamps. Page edges rather dust-soiled, old library stamp and release stamp on verso of title-page.

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        Oeuvres diverses

      New edition, expanded considerably since the first edition was only consists of 2 volumes in 1761. It is illustrated with a portrait of De La Tour and 5 headpieces after Eisen, Plover, Piquitte, and many pages of music. Volumes I to V are from 1764, and the volumes VI to VIII of 1765 and the last volume IX 1767.Binders full glossy brown calf and marbled time. back smooth decorated. parts of title and volume number in red morocco. Mors top of Volume I closely split tail. Lack of head tomes IV and V. Light usual friction. All very fresh for the first 5 volumes, some spots on others. Nice copy. S.n. A Neuchatel 1764 In-12 (9,5x16,8cm) iv, iv, 420pp. et (2) 408pp. et (4) lxxij 73-384p. et (4) 496pp. et iv, 383pp. et (4) xlviij, 384pp. et iv, 5-504p. et (4) 432pp. et 456pp. 9 volumes reliés

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