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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

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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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        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!!!

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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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).

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        Biographia Philosophica. Being an Account of the Lives, Writings, and Inventions, of the Most Eminent Philosophers and Mathematicians Who Have Flourished from the Earliest Ages of the World to the Present Time

      W. Owen, London 1764 - Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, front board detached, rear loose. Scattered marginal notes in an early hand, pencil notes to pastedown. 565pp plus index. 156 biographies ranging from Epicurus, Avicenna and Galileo to Hooke, Newton, Boyle and Leibnitz. With the portrait of Newton that was apparently not bound into all copies. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 042718. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Milano, nella Stamperia di Giovanni Montani, s.d. (1764). In-8 p. (mm. 220x180), mz. pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con fregi e tit. oro, 122 cc.nn., bel frontesp. con grande vignetta xilografata che raffigura l'emblema della Fabbrica: la Vergine, affiancata da due angeli, copre con il suo manto il Duomo di Milano. "Edizione originale". Questa interessante pubblicazione raccoglie lo statuto, gli ordini e le disposizioni relativi alla ?"Fabbrica del Duomo?", famosa istituzione milanese che sovraintese per secoli alla costruzione della cattedrale. Cfr. Cat. Hoepli,1038. Esemplare ben conservato, su carta forte.

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

      London. : Printed for R. Davis, in Picadilly; J. Newbery, in St. Paul's-Church-Yard; L. Davis and C. Reymers, in Holborn; and sold by W. Nicoll, in St. Paul's-Church-Yard., 1764, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; Physical desc. : [4], 316 p. : Subject: Great Britain. Parliament - Registers - Early works to 1800.

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        Valentino Fioravanti. Alla Nobil Donna Sig.a Eleonora Forti Ferraguti Patrizia di Fermo e Cingoli ecc. Lithographie v. Vincenzo Roscioni. Rom, Martelli für V. Roscioni 1845, 65 x 48 cm (Blattgr.)

      - Einblattdruck; unterhalb der Darstellung dreispaltig gedruckte Biographie des Komponisten v. M. Giovanni Longhi.- Valentino Fioravanti (* 11. September 1764 in Rom; ? 16. Juni 1837 in Capua) war ein italienischer Komponist.- Im Randbereich leicht stockfleckig

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        Turpin und LeFebvre zum Taschenbuche, worinnen die Zeichnungen und Anweisungen der Bewegungen eines Heeres oder Corps, in den meisten Fällen; ingleichen die Arbeiten bey Belagerungen und Vertheidigungen eines vesten Platzes deutlich und verständlich anzutreffen sind. Mit gestochener Titel u. 62 teils gefalt. Bild-Tafeln

      Berlin - Leipzig: Christian Friedrich Günther [1764] - PBd.der Zeit, [16], 125 S., [7], kl. 8°. Einband etwas berieben, bestossen u. auf Decken wenig fleckig. Beide Kapitale mit Verlust eingerissen; Kanten u. Ecken beschabt. Besitzerschildchen auf Rücken. Titelblatt u. manche Tafeln verso gestempelt. Tafeln fast unbeschädigt, stellenweise leicht gebräunt u. auf oberen Rändern wasserfleckig , sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Selten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      Venetiis, Ex Tipographia Remondiniana, 1764. In folio (mm. 384x241), 5 voll., cartonato rustico coevo, tit. ms. al dorso, pp. (18),XVI,244; VIII,427; LXXXIV,256; 388; VI,(2),120,75,84; marca tipograf. ai frontesp., testo su due colonne, ornati da grandi iniziali, testate e finali inc. su legno, con 2 bei ritratti dell'Autore (al I e al III vol.) inc. in rame dal Renard. L'opera, illustrata da 11 tavv. f.t., inc. in rame, comprende: "Adversaria Anatomica Omnia - Epistolas anatomicas duodeviginti - De sedibus et causis morborum per anatomen indagatis - Opuscula miscellanea". "Prima edizione dell'Opera Omnia". Cfr. Castiglioni, pp. 607/608 - Blake, p. 312 - Wellcome,IV, p. 179 - Brunet,III,1902. Graesse,IV,607 e Olschki,VII,9970, citano tutti l'ediz. di Venezia, 1765. Innumeri sono le scoperte del forlivese Morgagni (1682-1771) nel campo dell'anatomia tanto che, vivente, meritò il titolo di "Anatomicorum totius Europae princeps". Fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato.

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        VOYAGE AU TOUR DU MONDE, FAIT DANS LES ANNEES 1740, 41, 42, 43 & 44 Traduit de l’anglois. Seconde édition.

      Paris, par la Compagnie des Librairies, 1764. In-16 p. (mm. 168x95), 4 voll., p. pelle bazana coeva, dorso a cordoni con ricca decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, tagli marmorizzati, pp. (2),XXXIV,(4),268; (2),194; (2),227; (2),300,28; con compless. 35 tavv. inc. in rame f.t., più volte ripieg., di cui: 1 grande carta geografica dell'America del Sud, 1 dell'Oceano Pacifico, 1 delle Filippine, piante di città, di porti, bastimenti, vedute, animali marini, ecc. Seconda ediz. della traduz. francese. Cfr. Brunet,I,304: "Cette relation à été plusieurs fois réimprimée et traduite" - Graesse,I,141 - Choix de Olschki,I,804 cita un'ediz. francese del 1750: ?"..Ouvrage richement illustré de cartes, plans, vues, qui se recommandent par leur exactitude". Alone al marg. inf. su 2 voll., altrim. esemplare ben conservato. "George Anson, Ammiraglio inglese (1697-1762), compi' varie spedizioni nelle Caroline del Sud, dal 1724 al 1735, per proteggere il commercio inglese dalle incursioni dei francesi. Dopo la rottura di Giorgio II con la Spagna (1739), incaricato d'una impresa contro le colonie spagnole del Sud-America, affrontò un viaggio di 4 anni, e dopo numerose battaglie e peripezie, tornò con un ricco bottino avendo circumnavigato il globo". Cosi' Treccani,I, p. 483.

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        Employment for the Microscope. In Two Parts. I. An Examination of Salts and Saline Substances....II. An Account of Various Animalcules Never Before Described and of many other Microcscopical Discoveries

      London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1764. Hardcover. Very good. Second edition. 8vo. pp. xii, 442, [10] index, with 18 folding plates showing the the parts of the microscope, the author's discoveries involving the morophology of salt crystals, the characteristics of various microscopic insects, etc. Original calf binding, with professional repair to the joints. Spine in six compartments, black leather label (possibly a later addition). Boards have some surface damage from old chipping and cracking of the leather, which has since been stabilized and sealed. Binding is sound, text and plates quite clean, with the exception of some foxing to the first plate/frontispiece. Simple bookplate of Mr. Alexander Mackenzie on front pastedown. Baker (1698-1774) established his name as a scientific writer with the publication of The Microscope Made Easy (1742). "Written for the novice, it was divided into two parts, the first describing various types of microscope, how best to use each, and how to prepare specimens, while the second part was concerned with the examination of various natural objects, such as the flea, hairs, and pollen….Eleven years after the publication of what proved to be a best-seller, Baker published Employment for the Microscope (1753), [which] repeated the success of its predecessor. Also written for a popular audience, Employment described Baker's own microscopical discoveries…. [His] most important scientific study, for which he received the Copley medal of the Royal Society in 1744, concerned his observation under the microscope of crystal morphology, [which comprises the] first part of Employment for the Microscope" (DNB).

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        Considerations sur le gouvernement ancien et present de la France

      Amsterdam: Rey, 1764. 1st edition. Argenson, Marquis d'. Considerations sur le gouvernement ancien et present de la France. 8vo. xvi, 328pp. 200 x 120mm. Contemporary calf, rubbed. Front cover not attached (needs re-backing) otherwise good. FIRST EDITION. Argenson "is better known by his celebrated mot 'pas trop gouverner' (not too much government) - lineal ancestor in spirit of the laissez-faire, laissez-passer of Gournay. . . .His 'Considerations sur le gouvernement ancien et present de la France (published 1764, but written more than thirty years previously), in which he treats of democracy in a state governed by a monarch, deserves, however, to reprinted" (Palgrave).This work, which can be seen as a prelude to much of the economic writing of France, later in the century, was praised by Rousseau in the 'Contrat social', and has some points in common with Quesnay's writings. (Spengler 73-74). N.B.G. INED 87 citing 2nd ed., 1784.Goldsmiths 10051

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      Amsterdam,, 1764.. In-16 gr. (mm. 185x105), 2 voll., p. pelle zigrinata coeva,sottile cornice dorata ai piatti, dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, tagli dorati, dentelles dorate ai risg., pp. X,(2),214,(2),16; (2),VIII,(2),254,(2). L?'opera è molto ben illustrata da: 1 ritratto dell?'A., 2 ?"fleurons?" ai frontespizi (uno firmato C. Boily), 2 vignette a p. pag. all?'inizio di ogni volume, 2 testate, 60 finalini e 80 tavv. f.t., tutto inc. in rame. Cfr. Cohen,571: ?"..60 culs-de-lampe non signés dont plusieurs copiés sur ceux de Choffard et 80 figures d?'aprés cells d?'Eisen, dont plusieurs portent la signature de Boily, dans la gravure meme. Cette imitation de l?'édition des "Fermiers-Généraux" (1762) est assez jolie. Le portrait de La Fontaine est tantot gravè par Savart, et tantot par Macret, suivant les exemplaires?" - Lewine, p. 280 - Boissais et Deleplanque, p. 102 - Brunet,III,760: ?"assez belle?" - Graesse,IV, p. 75. Lieve ingiallitura ai bordi delle tavv. altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

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        The Irish Stubble Goose, with scarce a Feather left.

      Dublin April 1764 - Broadside, oblong folio, engraved, light usage, has been folded, printed one side. A Satire on the dismissal of General and M.P. Henry Seymour Conway (1721-1795) for voting against the Government over the question of John Wilkes's privileges. His dismissal caused a furore at the time. Exceedingly rare. The only copy we can trace is part of the Nicholas K Robinson Collection at the Royal Irish Academy where it is erroneously dated as 1800. Not in British Library Collection.

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