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        The Semi-Virgilian Husbandry, Deduced from Various Experiments: Or an Essay Towards a New Course of National Farming Etc Etc

      London: B. Law, Thomas Field and John Wilkie, 1764. lxiii, [1], 356pp; 11pp, [1], plates. Contemporary full speckled calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, remaining panels with volute corner pieces and central floral spray in gilt, gilt roll to edges. Small splits to head of upper and lower joints, couple of small patches of abrasion to leather with loss to gilt at head of spine, small amount of loss to leather towards lower part of upper joint, extremities slightly rubbed. Endpaper and pastedowns browned to edges with armorial bookplate of Sir Edmund Antrobus to front pastedown. With three plates, two folding and interesting advertisement leaves for Randall's school in York. Fussell notes that the book "pointed out the advantages of the Tullian system, especially when it was carried out with the aid of the implements designed by Mr Randall ... and I, (Fussell) too, feel that it played an important part in spreading the drill husbandry gospel" (Fussell, 'More Old English Farming Books). Fussell, pages 58-61; Higgs 3098; Goldsmiths 9962 and Rothamsted Catalogue, page 107. First Edition. Full Calf. Good+. 8vo.

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        Original Poems and Translations

      Printed and Sold by A. Millar. First edition.. Title-page a little stained and foxed, with a small piece torn from the lower corner; text a little foxed; very good copy. Uncommon.. NCBEL II, 640. Demy 8vo, modern blue half morocco, blue cloth sides, gilt lettering. The first book by the Scottish poet and philosopher. Ink signature of Jas. French, dated 1764, on the title-page.

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        The House-keeper's Pocket-Book, and Compleat Family Cook

      London: C. and R. Ware, 1764. Eighth Edition. Hardcover (rebound in cloth). Good Condition. Rebound in brown buckram, old recipe for turpentine on endpaper, the dedication page (To all the good house-wives in Great Britain) has loss of 1.5 inches to bottom part of the page; this has been relined with old paper but with the loss of about a dozen words, pages 102-106 have had some tears repaired with archival japanese paper and wheat paste, p. 124 likewise, tear to 202 with no loss, and the bottom half of the last page of index lacking replaced with old paper. Twenty woodcuts of table settings. (iv), 215, (23 pp. Tables of Interest), 36 pp. (Every One Their Own Physician), 6pp. Cagle 724 (1760 ed.), Bitting 217, Vicaire 438 (1755 ed.). Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000167.

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        or, Entertaining Museum. Containing a great variety of original essays, in prose and verse, with a number of moral, political and entertaining pieces; extracted from the most remarkable pamphlets, magazines, &c. &c. which have appeared in the course of this work. With an alphabetical index to the whole.

      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; - 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. An exceptionally rare provincial periodical. Crane & Kaye 1053. Times Handlist 219. NCBEL II: 1353. ESTC locates copies at Birmingham Central Libraries together with a seriously defective BL set and an imperfect set at Bournemouth (Dorset County Lib.) BUCOP also records the set at Birmingham Public Lib. Not in Union List. Not in OCLC. * Our set has been collated with great care. It runs from 10 May 1764 to 7 November 1765 (as is correct) and appears to lack a total of only 5 leaves (2 leaves from vol.I no.18, a further 2 from vol.I no.25 and the final leaf of vol.II no.15). These few faults, however, suggest that this set may be closer to completeness than any other set now extant. The Birmingham Register> was a biweekly periodical running in all to some 40 issues during its publication life. It includes essays, anecdotes, selections reprinted from other journals such as The Monitor> and the continuation of the North Briton>; with a Historical Memoir> in each issue including domestic and foreign news, prices of stocks, bankrupts; and with poetry selections. (In this set, the Historical Memoir> for each issue has been bound in sequentially in the second half of the volume). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schweizer Berglandschaft mit einer Mühle.

      . Zeitgenöss. aquarellierte Umrißradierung, auf cremefarbenem Velin, verso von älterer Sammlerhand bezeichnet "Prof. Fr. Chr. Reinermann Frkfurt.". 33,8:44,7 cm. Vergleichsliteratur: Stadt - Land - Fluss. Friedrich Christian Reinermann (1764-1835), Landschaftsmaler. Bad Homburg v.d.H., Museum Gotisches Haus, 2006/2007, Abb. 13, Seite 37.. Ersten Malunterricht erhielt Reinermann in Wetzlar bei dem Porträtmaler Cramer. Anschließend machte er eine Ausbildung bei J.A.B. Nothnagel (1729-1804) in Frankfurt am Main. Danach arbeitete er als Tapetenmaler in Wetzlar. 1786 wurde er Maler im Weilburger Schloß. 1789 ging er nach Kassel und studierte in der dortigen Galerie Landschaftsmalerei. Im Herbst 1789 begleitete er L.P. Strack (1761-1836) nach Rom und war dort 1789-1790 Schüler von L. Ducros (1748-1810), bei dem er die Aquarellmalerei erlernte. Von 1793-1803 war er in Basel bei Chr. von Mechel (1737-1817) in dessen Verlag tätig, 1803-1811 in Frankfurt am Main, 1811-1818 in Wetzlar, danach wieder in Frankfurt am Main. 1812 wurde er zum Professor ernannt. 1818 erfolgte eine Anstellung an der Kunstschule in Frankfurt am Main.

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        Kupferstich-Gesamtansicht von Bartolozzi. View of the Town of Spalatro from the East.

      London, printed for Robert Adam, 1764.. circa 82,4 x 52,3 cm (Blatt). 1 mehrfach gefaltetes Doppelblatt verso weiss. Große Ansicht der Altstadt von Split (Spalato), links der Hafen an der Adria mit Schiffen, im Hintergrund das Dinarische Gebirge, vorne Reiter und Wäscherinnen; unten Inschrift. - Aus dem Werk von Robert Adam "Ruins of the Palace of the Emperor Diocletian at Spalatro in Dalmatia". - Etwas randrissig, mehrere Faltspuren, alt hinterlegte Mittelfalte mit durchscheinendem Leimschatten, leicht fleckig. Darstellung größtenteils sauber - sehr gross!.

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        Jena, Portal der St. Michaelis-Kirche.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift, auf festem strukturiertem Velin, rechts unten monogrammiert "C. W. f". 51,5:36,8 cm.. Mütterlicherseits war Werner der Enkel, der von Goethe als "Euphrosyne" gefeierten Schauspielerin Christiane Becker, geb. Neumann. Zuerst studierte er bei H.V. Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1764-1844) an der Leipziger Akademie, seit 1829 Architektur bei F. von Gärtner (1791-1847) in München. 1831 ging er zur Malerei über, erlangte nach Einsendung einiger Studien zur Ausstellung nach Dresden 1832 das große Reisestipendium nach Italien und reiste 1832 über Venedig, Bologna und Florenz nach Rom. Hier trat er 1835 zum Katholizismus über und heiratete Giuditt Wallis, die Tochter des schottischen Malers Gg.A. Wallis (1770-1847). Seit 1845 war er Mitglied des Deutschen Künstler-Vereins, dessen erster Präsident er wurde. 1851 gründete er ein Meisteratelier für Aquarellmalerei in Venedig. 1856 kehrte er nach Deutschland zurück und ließ sich in Leipzig nieder. Von hier aus unternahm er noch zahlreiche Reisen innerhalb Nord- und Südeuropas.

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        Histoire de la Maladie Singulière et de l'Examen du cadavre d'une femme devenue en peu de temps toute contrefaite par un ramollissement général des Os. Communiquée à la Faculté de Médecine de Paris, dans plusieurs Assemblées du Prima mensis. Paris, Veuve Quillau, 1752. RELIÉ AVEC (à la suite): 2). Mémoire Historique sur la Maladie Singulière de la Veuve Mélin, dite la Femme aux Ongles; lu à la Faculté de Médecine de Paris au Prima Mensis de Février 1776. A Paris, chez Méquignon l’aîné, (1779). 3). DESMARS. Lettre à M*** sur la Mortalité des Chiens, dans l'année 1763. A Amsterdam et se vend à Paris, chez la veuve de A. Pierres, 1764.

      - Ensemble 3 ouvrages en 1 volume in-12. 1). 112pp. 2). 2ff. 45pp. (1f.blanc). 3). 1f. 40pp. Plein veau porphyre du temps, triple filet doré sur les plats, dos lisse orné (menus défauts aux coiffes et aux coins). Recueil de trois ouvrages de médecine rares et curieux. 1). Edition Originale Cet ouvrage donne la description de la maladie de la "femme Supiot" l'un des plus célèbres cas d'ostéomalacie de l'histoire médicale, resté longtemps comme référence de cette maladie. La Faculté de Médecine de Paris, après avoir autopsié le cadavre de cette femme, conserva son squelette et encore en 1875 Larousse le citait à propos de cette maladie: "On possède à la Faculté de Médecine de Paris le squelette d'une femme qui avait été atteinte d'Ostéomalacie. son corps tout entier avait été déformé par le ramollissement des os.". 1 spectaculaire planche dépliante hors-texte, gravée sur bois, représente la malade en position désarticulée. 2). Edition Originale. Description d'une maladie mystérieuse que l'auteur suppose être un cas particulier de "plique polonaise", dont avait été victime une femme morte à 47 ans. Le développement extraordinaire des ongles qui accompagnait cette affection l'avait fait surnommer "la femme aux ongles". Après l'autopsie pratiquée par l'auteur en présence de plusieurs membre de l'Académie de Médecine, que l'on trouve rapportée à la fin du mémoire, plusieurs parties du corps de cette malade furent conservées dans l'esprit de vin et déposées dans une armoire de la Faculté de Médecine de Paris, avec son histoire. Charles Jacques Saillant (1747-1801) a laissé une description classique des épidémies de grippe intervenues de 1510 à 1780 (cf. Garrison-Morton, 5488). 3). Edition Originale. Etude sur la mortalité des chiens par Desmars (mort en 1767), médecin à Boulogne-sur-Mer. Elle fut réimprimée en 1767 à la suite d'un autre ouvrage de l'auteur "Epidémiques d'Hippocrate". Titre du second volume rogné un peu court. Bon exemplaire relié à l'époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Der Nürnbergischen Münz-Belustigungen Erster Theil, in welchem so seltne, als merkwürdige Schau- und Geld-Münzen sauber in Kupfer gestochen, beschrieben und aus der Geschichte erläutert worden , nebst einem Vorbericht, die Sammlung der Nürnbergischen Goldgüulden enthaltend. Zweiter Theil.die Sammlung der Nürnbergischen Ducaten. Dritter Theil .nebst einme Vorbericht Erläuterung der Geschichte der altadelichen Pömerischen Familie., herausgegeben von Georg Andreas Will, Kais. Hof- und Pfalzgrafen, der Weltw. und Dichtk. öff. ord. Lehrer zu Altdorf, der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Roveredo, so wie der Deutschen Gesellschaften zu Jena und Helmstädt Mitglied und der Altdorfischen Vorsteher.

      Gedruckt zu Altdorf, in Commission zu haben in Nürnberg bey Georg Peter Monath, 1764 und 1765. - 11 Bll., 422 S., 15 Bll.,422 S., 5 Bll., 422 S., Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 82600

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        A Natural History of Uncommon Birds, and of Some Other Rare and Undescribed Animals, Quadrupeds, Reptiles, Fishes, Insects, etc., Exhibited in Two Hundred and Ten Copper-Plates. [With:] Gleanings of Natural History, Exhibiting Figures of Quadrupeds, Birds, Insects, Plants. etc ?

      London: Printed for the Author, at the Royal College of Physicians, 1764. First edition. 362 hand-colored engravings, sequentially numbered across both works, each engraving with facing letterpress description. Text in English and French. 7 vols. 4to. Full late 18th-century blue crushed morocco gilt. Occasional light offsetting of plates to text, plates generally quite clean, some scattered light foxing to text, overall a beautiful set in this fine near-contemporary binding. "Though issued separately, they [Natural History and Gleanings] are considered as one and either must rank as imperfect without the other ... At its date of issue the Natural History and Gleanings was one of the most important of all bird Books, both as a Fine Bird Book and a work of Ornithology. It is still high on each list ..." (Sitwell). Of these 362 exquisitely colored plates, 318 are of birds, whith a few of insects, mammals, plants, etc. A BEAUTIFUL SET OF ONE OF THE GREAT BIRD BOOKS.

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        The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated Into English immediately from the Original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, taken from the Most Approved Commentator. To which is prefixed, a Preliminary Discourse

      London: for L. Hawes, W. Clarke, & R. Collins, at the Red Lion in Pater Noster; and T. Wilcox, at Virgil's Head, 1764. Second edition. Title page printed in red and black. Folding map, folding Table of Tribes, folding plan of Mecca. xvi, 248, 266, [14]; [8], 519, [10] pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked. Some toning of margins of first and last leaves, else very good plus.

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        The History Of The Robinhood Society, In Which The Origin Of That Illustrious Body Of Men Is Traced; The Method Of Managing Their Debates Is shewn; The Memoirs of the Various Members That Compose It Are Given; And Some Original Speeches.

      James Fletcher, Oxford 1764 - NF: A Near Fine 12mo Hardcover in Three-Quarter Leather with Marbled Boards. Gold and Color Stamping to Spine. Text-block is Very Tight and Clean. Title page is thin with closed tear. 246 pages, 2 pages of Ads. **See Book**; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Martinique: Pierre Richard, 1764.. 8pp. Small quarto. Folded sheets. Lightly creased. Near fine. Incredibly early and unrecorded imprint from the island of Martinique, regarding the establishment of a constabulary in Guadeloupe. Passed by the Governor of Guadeloupe (François-Charles de Bourlamaque, who remained in office one year, due to sudden death) and the Intendant (Louis Thomassin Peinier), this ordinance regulates the establishment of a constabulary company in Guadeloupe. Among the thirteen articles, several concern the arrest of fugitive slaves. No copies in the Catalogue Collectif de France or in OCLC. The first recorded printing on the island is by Bradford Swan in 1784, but we have handled one other imprint from 1764 and several from later in the 1760's, and have seen in commerce an imprint from as early as 1762. This is, therefore, among the earliest Caribbean imprints this firm has handled. As with virtually everything to do with early Caribbean imprints, the story of printing on Martinique remains shrouded in mystery. Rare, and perhaps a unique survival.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Architecture Moderne, ou l'Art de bien b?tir pour toutes sortes de personnes. (2 Volumes)

      Chez L'Auteur, Libraire du G?nie & de l'Artillerie, rue Dauphine, ? l'Image Notre-Dame., 1764, Demi-cuir / Half Leather, Book Condition: Very Good Condition / Tr?s bonne ConditionSize: 24,5cm x 31cm, Tome Premier: Frontispice - [xxvi] - 554 pages, 21 planches d?pliantes; Tome Second: Frontispice - [viii] - 180 pages, 131 planches, la majorit? d?pliante. COMPLET. Quelques l?g?res rousseurs ?parses, autrement les pages int?rieures et les planches sont en tr?s bonne condition. Reliures us?es aux bords et coins mais encore tr?s solide. TR?S RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande. // First Tome: Frontispiece - [xxvi] - 554 pages, 21 folding plates; Second Tome: Frontispiece - [viii] - 180 plates, 131 plates, most folding. COMPLETE. Some light foxing to a few pages, otherwise inside pages and the plates are in very good condition, unmarked. Binding are rubbed at the edges, but still solid. VERY RARE. Photos available upon request, Livre

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Atlas historique de la France ancienne et moderne... dresse pour l'intelligence de l'histoire de MM. Velly et Villaret. Beigebunden: Louis-Charles Desnos: Catalogue des ouvrages tant anciens que modernes.

      Paris, Desnos, 1764/ 1765.. 16 SS. + 16 SS. (Catalogue) Kupferstichtitel u. gestochene Widmung (beide doppelblattgroß), 59 altkolorierte Karten (davon 57 doppelblattgroß u. 2 mehrfach gefaltet). Quart (28 x21 cm). Ganzlederband der Zeit, auf Bünden, reiche Rückenvergoldung, Buntpapiervorsätze, Rotschnitt.. ** Schöner, dekorativ gebundener Atlas - in sehr guter Erhaltung - von Frankreich und den angrenzenden Ländern sowie mit einer Karte, die die französischen Kolonien abbildet. Der Atlas ist vollständig mit gestochenem Titel, gestochener Widmung und allen 59 Karten. Er enthält 57 doppelblattgroße, altkolorierte Tafeln, die jeweils von einer ornamentalen Rokoko-Bordüre umgeben sind und mit figürlichen Kartuschen ausgestattet sind. Diese Karten zeigen Frankreich in seiner nationalstaatlichen Entwicklung, eine Karte zeigt Mitteleuropa, eine Karte die Beneluxstaaten u. eine (Teil-)Weltkarte die französischen Kolonien. Ferner sind 2 mehrfach gefaltetete Kupferstichkarten von Frankreich enthalten (Größe der Karten: 34 x 42 cm u. 47 x 45 cm). Sämtliche Tafeln sind auf festem Papier gedruckt u. auf Falze gebunden, so dass die aufgeschlagenen Karten plano liegen. Beigebunden: "Catalogue ... consistant en plans & cartes.. en differents atlas... Globes c'elestes & terrestres ..., planispheres celestes, instrumens de mathematiques. Paris 1765. 16 SS." - Verlagskatalog mit detaillierter Auflistung der veröffentlichten Atlanten, Karten, Globen, Instrumente etc. * Von sehr sauberer Erhaltung, breitrandig. Dekorativer, wohlerhaltener Einband der Zeit. (SW: Atlas - 18. Jahrhundert - Landkarten - Frankreich)

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        Componimenti poetici per l'ingresso solenne alla dignità di proccurato

      1764. BARTOLOZZI, Francesco Componimenti poetici per l'ingresso solenne alla dignità di procuratore di S. Marco per merito di sua eccellenza il signor Lodovico Manin. [85] pp., including engraved allegorical frontispiece, engraved portrait of Lodovico Manin on verso of title-page. Each page within elaborate engraved border, embellished with allegorical figures, engraved head- and tailpieces, allegorical printer's device at end. Folio, 375 x 265 mm bound in contemporary Venetian brocatto paper wrappers. Venice: Nella Stamperia Albrizzi, 1764. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition of the apogee of eighteenth-century Venetian commemorative books. "This beautiful publication was presented to Lodovico Manin on the occasion of his taking of office as procurator of St. Marco Basilica in 1764. Lodovico Manin (1726-1802) was the last Doge of the Venetian Republic. Deposed by the French under Napoleon in 1797, the Republic ceased to exist and was ceded to Austria. This ended the unbroken succession of 120 Doges, from the first, Paoluccio Anafesto in 697, and it marked the end of the 1000-year-old Serenissima, the Most Serene Republic of Venice, the longest-surviving continuous republic in western history. "Perhaps most striking of all, the Manin family from the Friuli were untiring in the decoration of palaces, country houses and churches in and around Venice, and they thus won a reputation for nobility of soul through the expenditure of money which was to lead eventually to the election of the futile Lodovico as the last of the Doges" (Haskell, Francis, Patrons and Painters, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1980, p. 251). The Componimenti poetici "contains poems in Manin's honor by members of contemporary Venetian high society. The charming unsigned engravings by Francesco Bartolozzi which adorn the book make it an outstanding example of Venetian graphic art in its final perfection. Bartolozzi designed and engraved expressly for this edition the majority of the Rococo decorative borders, the vignettes, the portraits, and frontispiece" (Robison, Library of Congress, Quarterly Journal, May 1948, v. 5, p. 51). Bartolozzi departed for London in the same year, thus it is likely the Manin Componimenti was his final (and grandest) commission executed in the High-Baroque style for a Venetian ceremonial book. Altogether the work contains an engraved title comprised of a baroque cartouche frame with the Manin coat-of-arms, a portrait of Manin, 16 head- and tailpieces, 40 ornate borders surrounding the text (one repeated), and a full-page engraved publisher's mark. "Together with the Ingresso for Gian Francesco Pisani (1763), this book stands as the ideal synthesis of Bartolozzi's extraordinary technical and stylistic virtuosity in book decoration" (Glory of Venice, no. 245). A fine copy, wrappers rebacked, front blank leaf a little spotted and repaired. Morazzoni 272 (illustrated in plates #38-51). Lapiccirella 56. Soranzo 291. Not in Hollis.

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        Divers Habillements des Femmes de Moscovie

      1764. LE PRINCE, Jean Baptiste. Divers Habillemens des Femmes de Moscovie. Dediée à M. de Lagrenée Peintre du roi, par son humble et très obéïssant Snr J.B. Le Prince. Complete suite of six numbered engravings on three sheets, signed "Le Prince 1764." Tipped-on and mounted on heavier paper, in window mats. Moscow, [1764]. WITH: ____________. IIe Suitte d'habillements des Femmes de Moscovie. Complete set of six numbered engraved plates on three sheets, signed "Le Prince 1768." Tipped-on and mounted on heavier paper, in window mats. Preserved in folding box of green paper over boards. Moscow: [1768].Early issue of two suites from Le Prince's celebrated album of Russian Cries and Costume, which "constitute an important part of the pictorial record of the time" (Beall p. 485). Le Prince's Russian etchings became hugely popular and have been justly praised for their documentary as well as their artistic and aesthetic value. Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (1734-1781) painter; draftsman and etcher, was the most famous student of François Boucher. Not only did Le Prince assume Boucher's controlled painting style, but he also adopted his master's penchant for rustic settings with shepherds and shepherdesses.During 1750s Le Prince traveled extensively throughout Russia, filling sketchbooks with studies of the Russian people, with special emphasis on local customs and costumes. He returned to Paris in 1763 and began painting pictures and printing etchings of the Russian countryside and daily life. In 1765 the French Académie Royale exhibited fifteen paintings by Le Prince, all scenes of Russia. It has been noted that the artist used Russian costumes brought back to France from his travels and even small mannequins to create accurate rendering of dress and local type. "Le Prince's graphic art of Russia and its peoples is significant in that he based his compositions entirely upon his own designs, lending a much more realistic portrayal to his views than other eighteenth-century contemporaries. He is also credited with being the first artist (in 1768) to introduce aquatint into his etched and engraved plates. He may even have been the inventor of aquatint" (J. Paul Getty Museum online). A few light spots, else very fine.Not in Lipperheide. Colas 1841 & 1847. Ray, French I, 75-6. Cohen-Ricci 626.

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        Les Figures des Plantes et Animaux

      1764. GARSAULT, François Alexandre Pierre de. Les figures des plantes et animaux d'usage en medecine, décrits dans la Matiere Medicale de Geoffroy Medecin. Five volumes. With 3 engraved title-pages, 6 leaves of 'Avertissement' and 'Nota,' 729 engraved plates by Defehrt, Prevost, Duflos, and Martinet after original designs by Garsault, 20 pp. Index. 8vo., 218 x 143 mm, bound in contemporary marbled French calf, tan morocco title-labels on spines, marbled edges and endpapers. Paris: The Author, [1764]. |~||~||~||~||~| First Edition, First Issue. The work is celebrated on account of the 729 superbly engraved natural history plates, almost all of which were drawn from nature by Garsault (1693-1778); there are accurate depictions of plants and animals of every variety, including tobacco ("Nicotiana Major latifolia," plate 407; "Nicotiana Major angustifolia," plate 408; and "Nicotiana Minor," plate 409), flowers, fruits, insects, mammals, birds, and finally (on plate 729) Man and Woman. This work is highly unusual in that it was issued not only for the use of medical doctors but also for artists. As Brunet relates, this work first appeared in 1764 exactly as here, without descriptive text, under the above title (Les Figures des plantes et animaux d'usage en médicine). A text volume was published separately in the following year under the title "Explication abregée de 719 plantes" etc. (Paris, 1765); the plates and text volume were re-printed by Didot le Jeune in 1767 as: Description, vertus et usages de 719 134 animaux, en 730 planches gravées en taille-douce. All editions are rare. François Alexandre Pierre de Garsault (1691-1778)was a French botanist, author of several books on natural history, botany and medicine AND author of the famous French "real tennis" book: Art du Paumier-Raquetier et de la Paume, Paris, 1767. Our copy is preserved in very fresh internally, with only a small wrom tracing in volume one affecting three leaves. Covers to three of the five volumes with wear to extremities. Booksellers engraved ticket on inside front cover: "Se vend à Bordeaux, Chez J. Chappuis aîné, Librairie, Place Royale, à l'entrée de la nouvelle Bourse." Brunet II, 1495/6. Querard III, 269/70. Hunt 585. Pritzel 3216. Nissen, ZBI 687 (1767 edition). Plesch 234 (1767 edition).

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        Histoire des Africains Occidentaux.

      Paris, Desaint & Saillant, 1764.. Histoire moderne des chinois, des japonnois, des indiens, des persans, des turcs, des russiens etc. Pour servir de suite a l'Histoire ancienne, de M. Rollin / [Francois Marie de Marsy]. Tome douzieme: histoire des africains occidentaux. 1. Aufl. 6, V, 558 Seiten, 8°, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Ledereinband der Zeit, berieben und bestossen, Rückenschilder fehlen, alte Marginalie auf Titelei, in den ausseren Gelenken leicht angeplatzt, innen sauber und gut. Behandelt die Westküste Afrikas: Benguela, Angola, Kongo, Loango, Guinea und die Goldküste..

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        EL FABULERO.

      Imp. Antonio Muñoz del Valle. Madrid, 1764 - . 21 cm. [10], 124 pág. Una hoja traspuesta. Enc. en pergamino. * Contiene con portadillas propias: "El Polifemo", "Fabula de Alfeo, y Aretusa", "Fabula de Apolo, y Dafne", "Fabula de Pan, y Siringa", "Fabula de Hipomenes, y Atalanta", "Fabula de las tres diosas", "Fabula de Hero, y Leandro", "El Narciso. Fabula", "Fabula de Jupiter, y Europa" Fabula Fàbula, alegoria i sàtira Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rosa Provincialis major, flore pleno ruberrimo. Boerh. Ind. alt.

      . altkol. Kupferstich v. A. L. Wirsing n. Ehret aus Hortus Nitidissimus, 1764, 29 x 22,5 (H) ( Plattengr. ) - 52,2 x 36 ( Blattgröße ). Sehr seltenes Blatt in herrlich farbfrischem Altkolorit. - WZ: bekröntes Wappen.

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        The Visitor

      London - Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1764 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A hard to come by first edition of William Dodd's The Visitor. Binding copy. Bound in calf leather. First edition. Uncommon. William Dodd (1729 - 1777) was an English Anglican clergyman and a man of letters. He dabbled in forgery in an effort to clear his debts, was caught, convicted, and, despite a public campaign for a Royal pardon, became the last person to be hanged at Tyburn for forgery. The Visitor is a collection of weekly columns first published in John Newbery's The Public Ledger between 1760 to 1761. Condition: The binding is generally firm. The front boards are detached and the text block of volume II is split in two. The rear hinge of volume I is cracked and may detach in the post despite due care given. The rear hinge of volume II has been repaired. There is wear to the extremities, including bumping. Internally the pages are clean andbright with browning to the edges of the title pages. With a couple of spots and handling marks only. Overall the condition is good only with very good interior..

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        A Collection of All the Statutes Now in Force, Relating to the Duties of Excise in England

      First edition of a rare, vast compendium, seemingly more comprehensive than its predecessors, setting forth the legislation for England's excise from the reign of James I, arranged chronologically, with a summary table, tax rates, and a subject index. Modern 1/2 calf over marbled boards, the first and last leaves somewhat browned, a very little foxing, else sound; two copies in ESTC. Printed by Mark Bassett [etc.], London, 1764.

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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      [Prag, 11. II. 1764]. - 5 SS. auf 4 (= 2 Doppel-)Blatt. Folio. Mit Adresse und zwei blindgepr. Siegeln. An Friedrich Georg Heinrich Graf von Wied-Runkel (1712-79): "[.] Nach [.] gepflogener Überlegung hat Man disorths für gut befunden, die Anhyfung des benöthigten Holzes und Strohe, auf den Fall eines fürkommenden Campament, nicht nach dem ersten antrag denen Regimentern selbsten zu überlassen, sondern [.] diese Erfordernissen durch die Entrepreneur ablifern zu lassen [.]". - Etwas angestaubt und mit kleinen Randläsuren.

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        Nyström, 1750. 8:o.

      (12),276 s. & 2 grav. porträtt. + HOLBERG, LUDVIG von. Sedolärande fabler, med bifogade förklaringar. (Linköping), Biörckegrens enka, (1764). 8:o. (12),175 s. Ngt nött samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg, brun titeletikett av glättad papp och röda snitt. Ryggskinnet hårt nött och ngt skadat nedtill och bakre ytterfalsen lite sprucken upp- och nedtill. Genomgående bra inlaga, men det andra arbetet har en del spegeltryck i början och några små bläckfläckar på s. 4-5. Bra ex.. Bibliotheca danica IV:230 respektive Ehrencron-Müller Bibliografi over Holbergs skrifter II, s. 101-05 för det första arbetet, vars danska original, "Peder Paars" utkom 1720. Bakom titelbladets initialer döljer sig översättaren Esaias Zacharias Plantin. Ehrencron-Müller Bibliografi over Holbergs skrifter I, s. 472-74 respektive Klingberg Kronologisk bibliografi över barn- och ungdomslitteratur utgiven i Sverige 1591-1839 1764:2 för det andra arbetet. Översatt av Johan Miklin. Denne har uteslutit ett antal fabler och ändrat i ett par andra. Det danska originalet "Moralske fabler" utkom 1751

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      1764, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First EditionSize: 8vo, (c. 1764) / Engraved throughout, title-page, text and 57 plates, rebacked preserving contemporary covers, new spine, some soiling, repair to plate 44. PROVENANCE: George Paton. CATALOGUE NOTE: A note on the blank preliminary states 'From the library George Paton the Antiquary'. George Paton, antiquary and bibliographer, (1721-1807), was known as 'a compulsive collector' (DNB). // Photos available upon request. >>>>>RARE!!!! NOT IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY!!!

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        El Hombre Práctico ó Discursos varios sobre su conocimiento y enseñanza

      Joachin Ibarra - Madrid 1764 - El autor era tercer Conde de Fernan-Nuñez, Señor de las Villas de Boncalez, y la Morena, Comendador de Montealegre en el Orden de Alcantara, Plenipotenciario al Rey de Suecia Carlos XI, General de la Artilleria y Sargento General de Batalla en los Ejercitos de S.M. Libro primera vez impreso en Bruselas en el año de 1680 y reimpreso en esta edición. Encuadernado en pergamino. Exelente estado de conservación. Portada mas 10 paginas + 451 paginas. 15,5x10,5 cm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq; Most of Which Were Never Before Printed (Three volume set)

      London: R. and J. Dodsley. 1764-1769. First edition thus. Hardcover. Ex-Library. With RARE third volume! First collected edition, hardcovers in full contemporary calf, 1764-1769, octavo, 345pp., 392pp., and 399pp., illustrated with portraits and plates. Books ex-library with only indication being small Hunt Library stamps to rear endpapers, otherwise books VG with some wear to outer hinges that includes splitting in leather, spine ends and corners worn, rubbing to raised bands on spines, title and volume bands legible, front board of third volume tender but holding, armorial bookplates to front pastedowns, otherwise texts clean and unmarked with toning and mild foxing. In protective mylar wraps. The third volume, which appeared in 1769, is distinctly rare. Poetry, prose, landscape theory, etc. First collected edition includes previously unpublished work.

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        Caryophyllus, General Clayton

      Nuremberg 1764 - The “Hortus Nitidissimis Omnem Per Annum Superbiens Floribus Sive Amoenissimorum Florum Imagines” was published between 1750 and 1786 as a periodical intended, when collected, to form an unmatched collection of botanical prints. The engravings are based on the drawings collected from various artists by the famous Nuremberg physician and amateur botanist Christopher Jacob Trew. Although the plates were produced using engraving techniques common to the period, each plate was completed individually through hand coloring. The variations in plates between different known volumes indicates that more than one artist was involved in this process. These variations render every volume of the work unique. Trew’s good friend Georg Dionysius Ehret, considered the most important and influential botanical artist of the mid-18th century, was a chief artist of this endeavor. Ehret was born to farmers in Heidelberg, Germany in 1708, and showed an early propensity for drawing. As a young man he was employed primarily as a gardener and he used his time spent gardening to examine and practice drawing botanicals and the natural world around him. Eventually his art attracted the attention of Dr. Trew who gave Ehret financial patronage and with whom he worked on the Hortus Nitidissimis as well as Plantae Selectae. These botanical engravings are considered the finest records of cultivated flowers of the time and are noted as being precisely engraved and exquisitely colored. This hand colored engraving, Caryophyllus, 20” x 14”, is in excellent condition with a slight stain on the top right edge. Caryophyllus is a type of herbaceous perennial plant commonly called the carnation. This engraving of the blooming flower is expertly colored and highlighted in crimson gray and white. The delicate stem is also detailed and dynamically colored.

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        The Annual Register [of the Year 1763] or a View of the History, Politicks, and Literature

      London: R and J Dodsley, 1764. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+. [5pp] including a half title page, [1]-216pp., Characters section 1-307pp , 5pp contents, rare 1st edition of the The Annual Register for 1763. Original dark silk bookmark is still in place. Characters 1-307pp , 5pp contents. 1776 - 4th edition of the The Annual Register for 1763. Condition, bound in full leather with new leather spine, 5 bands, red and black leather labels with gilt type, 4 gilt decorations. Original leather boars and end papers preserved. 4 maps with some paper right edge border repairs, otherwise a very good copy.A very handsome and nice first edition copy in very good condition containing all 4 rare fold-out maps. Content relating to Canada in first Section from p. [1] to 216;- Chapter V page 18 to p24- Chapter VI page 24 to p.32Appendix to Chronicle- An account of the mutiny at Quebec- A proclamation in relations to acquisitions in North AmericaContent relating to Canada in second Section from p. [1] to 307;An Elegy on the Death of Wolfe FOUR LARGE FOLDED MAPS.1) An Accurate Map of the Seat of War in the Kingdom of Prussia as also in Bohemia, Lusatia, Silesia, Saxony, Westphalia - 3mm tear in bottom right corner but nothing serious2) A New and Correct Chart of the Seat of War, on the Coasts of France, Spain, Portugal & Italy, with the adjacent Coasts and Islands in the Ocean and Mediterranean Sea(3) A new map of the seat of war in the Empire of the Great Mogul (India) dated 1763.4) A NEW MAP OF THE BRITISH DOMINIONS IN NORTH AMERICA with the limits of the Governments annexed thereto by the Late Treaty of Peace, and settled by the Proclamation October 7th 1763, engraved by Kitchin. From Florida to Lake Superior and CANADA. he maps were "ENGRAVED FOR THE HISTORY OF THE WAR in the ANNUAL REGISTER". The American map reads "A New Map of the British Dominions in North America; with the limits of the Governments annexed thereto by the late Treaty of Peace, and settled by the Proclamation, October 7th, 1763" engraved by Kitchin. It is the FIRST MAP showing CANADA and FLORIDA as part of the British Empire. The map has reinforcing tape on parts of the rear to repair an old tear across Lake Superior.These engraved maps are the only maps ever issued with volumes of Annual Register. The history and documents includes Proclamation re the new acquisitions in N.America (4pp), about the government of 1.Canada, 2.W.Florida. 3.East Florida. 4.Grenada. Further 2 chapters on the Philippine Islands, attacks and Manila taken; (18pp); State of the conquest in North America, war against the Indians, Frontiers wasted, repulsed at Detroit, attack at Fort Pitt, march of Col Bouquet, Battle at Bushy Run, Fort Pitt relieved, engagements at Niagara, etc.(14pp).

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        A Collection of All the Statutes Now in Force, Relating to the Duties of Excise in England

      Printed by Mark Bassett [etc.], London 1764 - Modern 1/2 calf over marbled boards, the first and last leaves somewhat browned, a very little foxing, else sound; two copies in ESTC First edition of a rare, vast compendium, seemingly more comprehensive than its predecessors, setting forth the legislation for England's excise from the reign of James I, arranged chronologically, with a summary table, tax rates, and a subject index [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theatrum Comicum.

      . Originalt kobberstik 1764. 16,3 x 23,9 cm. Uindrammet. * Stikket viser den teaterbygning, der fra 1748 til 1872 rummede Comediehuset eller, som det hed fra 1770 - Det kongelige Danske Skueplads. Det blev ombygget 1774 og samtidigt blev saetningen "Ej blot til lyst" anbragt over prosceniet. I forgrunden til höjre udpejer en herre bygningen for to damer. I baggrunden til höjre et kik mod Holmens Kanal..

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        Blick auf Kloster Herrenwörth auf der Herreninsel, im Hintergrund See und Bergpanorama; eingefasst in ornamentaler Bordüre mit Wappen im Himmel

      . Kupferstich von Jungwirth aus "Monumenta Boica", 1764, 21 x 33 cm.. Nicht bei Lentner. - Dabei: 4 weitere Kupferstiche aus "Monumenta Boica" mit schönen Wappen- und Siegeldarstellungen.

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        A Collection of All the Statutes Now in Force, Relating to the Duties of Excise in England

      London: Printed by Mark Bassett [etc.], 1764. Modern 1/2 calf over marbled boards, the first and last leaves somewhat browned, a very little foxing, else sound; two copies in ESTC First edition of a rare, vast compendium, seemingly more comprehensive than its predecessors, setting forth the legislation for England's excise from the reign of James I, arranged chronologically, with a summary table, tax rates, and a subject index

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      Cm.17,3x11,8. Pg.XIII, (3). Coperta muta con annotazioni d'epoca manoscritte: alla recto del piatto anteriore il titolo, al verso "Per l'acquisto della controscritta lettera del caro fu offerto pagare un Ducato d'argento al Sig. Santo Fontana che ne ha una copia consimile". Al recto della seconda di coperta "Edizione di Comino, Rarissima". Nella edizione di Bologna, Masi, 1820, delle "Lettere familiari del Commendator Annibal Caro", tomo sesto, così in Nota a pg.114 si parla della Lettera in oggetto: "Questa lettera chiamata "miracolosa" da Antonfrancesco Doni nella "Libraria" dell'impressione del Giolito 1558, a c.23. quantinque stampata a c.164. della raccolta di lettere fatta da Paolo Gherardo in Venezia nel 1545 in 8. in quella di Lodovico Dolce, e finalmente da sè in Padova da Angelo di Giuseppe Comino nel 1764, colla data di Amsterdam, viene da noi riprodotta considerandosi come non più stampata, per essere ormai rarissima, e perciò ricercata dagli amatori del nostro leggiadro e facondo scrittore".

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        An Accurate map of Buckingham Shire, divided into its Hundreds

      London: , c 1764. Mounted size: 885 × 705 mm. Copperplate engraving with original hand colour. Slight creasing to the central fold, otherwise in very good condition. A wonderfully precise, detailed and informative large map of Buckinghamshire; from 'The Large English Atlas' ; arguably the finest English atlas produced in the eighteenth century. Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin were prolific and highly respected cartographers, however, this collaboration was not without its difficulties; ownership of the particular project changed many times, therefore the maps are found to have various imprints. This map carries the imprint of Robert Sayer, John Bowles and Carrington Bowles. In addition to being on a grand scale, the maps carry a wealth of valuable county information concerning the Seats of the Nobility, geographical and political information, and major market towns and cities.

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        Nouvelle Description des Chateaux et Parcs de Versailles et de Marly. Tome I & II [2 volumes]

      Published by Hochereau, Didot, Paris 1764 - , 2 uniform volumes, xvi, 328 & [4], 381 pages, [5], complete with 16 folding plates, text in French, marbled endpapers Ninth Edition , surface wear to boards, few pieces of title labels missing at spines, bindings firm, previous owner's inscriptions at front, few plates have light water stains at lower edges, text and illustrations are clean, the books are in good+ condition , full mottled calf, raised bands, gilt titles on colour leather labels, gilt floral decoration to compartments Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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...

      Paris, Chez Guillyn, 1764. 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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        Memoires et avantures de dom Inigo de Pascarilla. Par l'auteur de la Nouvelle Marie-Anne.

      En Espagne et se trouve à Paris Duchesne Musier Pancouke 1764 - 2 volumes in-12, 208, 209 pp., 1 gravure H.T. Reliure pleine basane époque, dos lisses ornés de filets, fleurons et petits fers, pièces rouges de titre et de tomaison. Édition originale. Cioranescu 36305. Claude-François Lambert (1705-1765), compilateur, romancier. Un temps jésuite, puis curé de Saint-Etienne de Rouen, il alla ensuite se fixer à Paris pour écrire et publier. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Memorie del barone di Trenck comandante de' Panduri. Scritte da lui medesimo e date in luce dall'abate Pietro Chiari.

      - In Helmstadt [ma Venezia], presso Gio. Radick [ma Giovanni Radici], 1764, in-8 piccolo, leg. coeva in piena perg. titolo manoscritto al dorso, pp. [8], 232. Con un ritratto a piena figura inciso in rame all'antiporta. Buon esemplare. Edzione rara: solo 4 esemplari censiti in ICCU e tutti senza l'antiporta.

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        A Vindication of Mr. Holwell's Character : from the Aspersions Thrown out in an Anonymous Pamphlet, Published March 6th, 1764, Intitled, "Reflections Upon the Present State of Our East-India Affairs. " by His Friends. ...

      London : Printed For T. Becket And P. A. De Hondt, 1764, Hardback, First EditionFinely bound in modern speckled calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 135 pages; Physical desc. : 135, [1]p. ; 4°. Subjects; East India Company - History. Bengal (India) - Politics and government - 18th century. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT50824.

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        Discursos Eruditos de varios ingenios españoles, que (en desagravio de la Patria ofendida por algunos Escritores de Moda) ofrecen sobre algunos Asuntos de los propuestos en 4 de Junio de 1763.

      - M., Francisco Xavier García, 1764, 15,5 x 10,5 cm., pergamino, 3 h. + 33 págs. = 1 h. + 43 págs. = 1 h. + 26 págs. = 1 h. + 38 págs. = 1 h. + 21 págs. = 1 h. + 29 págs. = 1 h. + 50 págs. + 2 h. (Muy rara colección de siete impresos que contiene los siguientes discursos, cada uno con portada independiente, excepto el primero: ¿Qué es mas necesario para adquirir las Ciencias, el ingenio, o el trabajo? ¿Qual es mas poderosa pasión, el amor, o la venganza? ¿Qual es el mayor de todos los vicios? ¿Qual es la mayor de las virtudes morales? ¿Si es conveniente sean sabias las mugeres? ¿De que provienen las señales, que los hijos sacan del vientre de su madre? En que se prueba ser mas útil la Tragedia, que la Comedia, para civilizar y ilustrar una Nación. Únicamente hemos localizado ejemplar en la Biblioteca Nacional).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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