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        Commentaries on the Laws of England [with] Supplement to the First Edition; Containing The most material Corrections and Additions in the Second. Four Volumes. Eller 1; Laeuchli 1 and 2

      Printed at the Clarendon Press. First edition of the pre-eminently collectible work of Anglo-American law, the principal fruits of Blackstone's Vinerian Professorship at Oxford, itself the first legal chair in the English speaking world whose first occupant was Blackstone. Early calf, volume one rebacked, the Cullen House copy with its four shelfmarks and the book label of A Milne of Presse in two volumes; the Taussig set. Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1765-69.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Designs by Mr R Bentley for six poems by Mr T Gray

      

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        Contes moraux

      First illustrated editionBound in full morocco vintage lemon. back smooth decorated with grotesque scrolls and foliage. parts of title and volume number in red morocco. Triple net framing on the boards. gilt edges. 4 corners bumped. 2 discolored as exhibits. Chez Merlin A Paris 1765 In-12 (9,7x16,7cm) (2) xvj, 345pp. et (6) 376pp. et (6) 312pp. 3 tomes en 3 volumes reliés

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        Contes Moraux

      Paris - Chez Merlin, 1765 Book. Hardcover. Three volumes of Jean-Francois Marmontel's Contes Moraux. In the original French. Pages 317-320 have been misbound after page 324 to volume I. Illustrated throughout, with twenty three plates across all volumes as well as engraved title pages. Collated, complete. Volume III is the only volume to have a title page with publication details. From the library of Sir Richard Paul Jodrell (1745-1831), a classical scholar and playwright. Jodrell's bookplate is to the front pastedown of all volumes and his signature is to the recto of the front endpapers. Mermontel's Contes Moraux were a famous series. The appreciation forthis workwas due to the delicate finish of the style,but mainly in the graphic and charming pictures of French society under King Louis XV. Condition: In full calf bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. Externally, very smart with small amount of rubbing to the head and tail of spines. Minor rubbing to the joints and to the extremities. Handling marks to boards. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown of all volumes, Sir Richard Paul Jodrell. His signature to the recto of front endpapers to all volumes. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are generally bright with light scattered spots throughout. Frequent marginal annotations and some notes to endpapers by prior owner, light and not affecting text. Small ink spills to page 313-16 to volume I. Overall:VERY GOOD..

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        Lettre de Zeïla, jeune sauvage, esclave à Constantinople, à Valcour, officier françois ; précédé d'une lettre à Madame de C** [Ensemble] Réponse de Valcour à Zeïla, précédée d'une lettre de l'auteur à une femme qu'il ne connoit pas. [Ensemble] Lettres en vers, ou Epitres héroïques et amoureuses. [Ensemble] Lettre de Barnevelt dans sa prison, à Truman son ami, précédée d'une lettre de l'auteur. [Ensemble] Lettre du comte de Cominges à sa mère, suivie d'une lettre de Philomele à Progné

      Chez Bauche. Artificial collection consists of 5 books Dorat containing several works, all illustrated by 21 fine and beautiful figures of Longueuil and Aliamet after Eisen. Beautiful printing on thick paper. We know that Dorat ruined himself for his editions luxueuses.Détail: Letter Zeila ... Geneva and Paris, Bauche, 1766 Statement of the 3rd edition. A figure, a header and a dead lamp Eisen.Réponse Valcour to Zeila ... Paris, Sébastien Jorry, 1766 First Edition. A figure, a header and a dead lamp Eisen.Lettres verse ... Paris, Sébastien Jorry, 1766 First Edition. A fontispice (connected by mistake after the title page of Letter Barnevelt) Two header, 3 asses lampe.Lettre of Barnevelt ... Paris, Bauche, 1766 Statement of the 4th edition. The First edition date of 1763 A figure, a header and a dead lamp, all by the Earl of Eisen.Lettre Cominges ... Paris, Sébastien Jorry, 1765 New edition. The original having appeared in 1764, the same publisher. 2 figures, two headers, two asses lampe.Plein Calf scales of time. Smooth spine decorated. Part of title in red morocco. Trimple fillet border on covers. Inner wheel. Gilt edges. Top cap slightly threadbare; a little lack in tail. 2 corners bumped. Higher bit fragile and partly split in mind. Lower jaw split in mind. Binding of good quality, very decorative, but with today defects, still quite légers.Ex libris manuscript: "Library Dufay / M. Thésigny." --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Bauche à Genève & à Paris 1765 In 8 (13,5x21cm) 39 (1bl.) ; 42 ; 51 (1bc.) ; 51 (1bc.) ; 54 (2bc.) relié

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        Les Bonnets, ou Talemik et Zinéra. Histoire moderne traduite de l'Arabe.

      London: Jacques-Francois Quillau, 1765. Duodecimo, contemporary sprinkled calf, flat spine banded in gilt. First edition: a strange Orientalist tale of Talemik and Zinera, royalty of the cosmopolitan Abbasid caliphate which ruled from Baghdad until the city was sacked in 1258.Although the novel itself is a fairly traditional oriental tale, its convoluted introduction shows an ingenious appropriation of the imaginary voyage: broke and unhappy, the narrator has sailed for India to make his fortune, trading iron and glass for money and pearls. Not content with such successful trading, he becomes general of a mercenary army, where he wields great power and further enhances his prestige, so that when he comes to leave he has amassed enough wealth to fill three vessels. Delighted, he decides to return to Europe, but rounding the Cape of Good Hope a vicious storm separates his three vessels and he is forced to abandon his ship. Happily, he soon beaches on a hitherto unknown island which, unusually for the imaginary voyage tradition, he maps relatively precisely at 25º latitude and 30º longitude (actually about one thousand kilometres into the Atlantic ocean from the South American coast, roughly level with Rio de Janeiro).Here, to his unending delight he is not only reunited with his two other ships, but is gifted this manuscript, written in Arabic, and which he believes to be so instructive and forceful that he feels it is the greatest part of his treasure: 'Tandis qu'on vend au Havre les fruits immenses de ma pacotille, je prends la poste, j'arrive à Paris, on m'imprime, & je ne crois pas certainement faire un mauvais présent à l'Europe'. Fine.

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        A Treatise on Domestic Pigeons

      C. Barry and others,, 1765. 21.0 x 12.5 cm. Pp. xvi, 144, frontis and 12 engraved plates. Contemporary 1/2 calf, gilt lettering. Lacking (as commonly), plate of Black Almond Tumbler. Owner's bookplate on front pastedown, upper outer hinge split, extremities rubbed, some plates trimmed on fore margin. This edition was published anonymously but is a re-issue of John Moore's Columbarium published in 1735 with some amendments.. 1st Thus. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket.

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        Specimen ichthyologicum de Muraena et Ophichtho, . in audit. Horti Botanici, d. 27 Jun. 1789. . Uppsala, Johan Edman, [1789]. 4to. With 2 engraved plates by Ahl, showing 4 different species of Muraena. Disbound.

      - BMC NH, p. 20; Cat. Linnean Soc., p. 761; Dean I, p. 14; not in Krok. First edition of a dissertation on Muraena, a genus of large eels, and Ophichthus, a genus of snake eels, written by Jonas Niclas Ahl (1765-1817) with the prolific Swedish naturalist Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828) as "praeses" (advisor). It contains detailed descriptions of 5 species of Muraena and 6 species of Ophichthus, with some general notes on the genera. Most of the species described are found in the Mediterranean or India. Although the imprint includes no date, the dissertation was defended on 27 June 1789.Plates a bit browned and a small corner torn off page 7/8, not approaching the text. One bifolium has come loose due to the removal of the sewing when the book was disbound. Good copy.

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        Histoire des révolutions de Florence, sous les Médicis

      Chez Musier fils 1765 - - Chez Musier fils, A Paris 1765, in-12 (9x16,8cm), (2) xviij, 444pp. et 430pp. et 342pp. (6), 3 volumes reliés. - Edition originale française, rare, traduit de l'italien par Réquier. La première édition en italien est parue sous le titre : "Istoria delle guerre della republica fiorentina", 1723, Leide. Reliure en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos lisses ornés. Bel exemplaire. C'est le Duc de Florence, Cosme II de Médicis qui commanda à Varqui Cette histoire de Florence. Celui-ci était présent dans la ville, lorsque les Médicis furent chassés, puis il vécut à Venise et ailleurs avant d'être rappelé par le Duc. Varqui était proche des Guelphes qui parvinrent à remettre sur le trône les Médicis, et ces derniers le consultèrent souvent dans le combat contre leurs ennemis, les Gibelins qui étaient violemment contre les Médicis. Varqui était donc tout naturellement l'homme de la situation pour écrire cette histoire de la maison des Médicis à Florence, l'histoire des Médicis étant une histoire des révolutions de Florence. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] French Edition, translated from the Italian by Réquier. Bound in full calf marbled brown vintage. back smooth decorated. Nice copy. (2) xviij, 444pp. et 430pp. et 342pp. (6) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GRAVURA - SÉC. XVIII - BEYER, Jan de. SINAGOGA PORTUGUESA DE AMESTERDÃO.

      - [Título] De twee groote Synagogen der Hoogduitsche Jooden, en het OUDE - ZYDS - HUISZITTEN - AALMOESSENIERS - HUIS van agteren, in't verschiet. Amsterdam. 1765. Folio de 33x40,5 cm (dimensão gráfica de 24.5 x 29.5 cm) Autor: Jan de Beyer 1703-1780 [Beyer, J. de. delin. ad vivium]. Gravura aberta em chapa de cobre e colorida manualmente com aguarela. Bom exemplar apresentando margens generosas, verso em branco e dobra ao centro do fólio (por ter feito parte da obra com a história de Amesterdão, 'Ämsterdam in zyne opkomst', publicada por Jan Wagenaar em 1760-1765). A impressão representa uma vista sobre o Muidergracht (agora parte da praça Jonas Daniel) para o Hoogduitse e Novas Sinagogas, na entrada da nova Amstelstraat, Oudezijds Huiszittenhuis e as dependências da sinagoga portuguesa. Portuguese Sinagoge of Amsterdam. 18th Century hand-coloured copper engraving. Dimensions: Folio of 33x40,5 cm (Graphic spot: 24.5 x 29.5 cm). Condition: Good, fold as published, wide margins, verso blank. Plate coming from the history book 'Ämsterdam in zyne opkomst' by Jan Wagenaar published in 1760-1765. The print depicts a view over the Muidergracht (now part of the Jonas Daniel square) to the Hoogduitse and the New Sinagogs, at the entrance of the new Amstelstraat, the Oudezijds Huiszittenhuis and the outbuildings of the Portuguese synagogue. Location/localizacao: SDC MS- 558

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        Théorie de la lune, déduite du seul principe de l'attraction réciproquement proportionnelle aux quarrés des distances

      de 7, (1), 161, (1) pages et Paris, Dessaint & Saillant, 1765, in-4, de 7, (1), 161, (1) pages et 1 table, plein chagrin vert du XIXe siècle, dos à 4 nerfs orné, plats encadrés d'un filet doré et frappés du fer doré du "Prix du concours général. Académie de Paris", tranches dorées, Seconde édition, peu courante. Le première fut publiée en 1752 et les tables de la lune en 1754. La présente seconde édition de 1765 réunit pour la première fois, sous un même titre, ces deux publications complémentaires. "The first approximate resolution of the three-body problem in celestial mechanics culminated in the publication of the Théorie de la lune in 1752 and thje Tables de la lune in 1754" (DSB III, pages 283) "In the 1740s Clairaut became the first to find an approximate resolution of the three-body problem when he calculated the movement of the moon's apogee using an agumented version of Newton's law of attraction". (Norman 487). Bel exemplaire de prix à l'intérieur propre.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language: In which The Words are deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the best Writers. To which are prefixed, A History of the Language, and An English Grammar.

      Printed by W. Strahan, For A. Millar, T. Longman, J. Dodsley, W. Strahan, J. Rivington, 1765 - Two Volumes Folio,.To which are prefixed: A History of the English Language, and an English Tongue Grammar. Title Pages printed Red and Black, Volume one, A - KYD. Volume two, LAB - ZOO. Contemporary Calf, matching style raised band, leather titles reback, marbled endpapers, book-plates. . Excellent Set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Catalogue des ouvrages, tant anciens que modernes, du fonds du Sr Desnos, Ingénieur-Géographe pour les Globes & Sphères. Consistant en Plans & Cartes É Globes Célestes & Terrestres, Sphères de Copernic & de Ptolémée de toutes grandeurs, proportionnés aux

      grand in-4, 16 p. À Paris, (chez l'auteur) à l'enseigne du Globe et de la Sphère, 1765, , grand in-4, 16 p, broché sans couverture, renfort de papier tourniquet moderne au dos, Très rare catalogue du fonds du célèbre cartographe et constructeur de globes Louis-Charles Desnos, libraire et marchand de sphères et d'instruments astronomiques à Paris. Dans sa librairie à l'enseigne "Du Globe & de la Sphère", il vendait les cartes et les globes qu'il imprimait et construisait à la demande suivant le goût de la clientèle. (cf. DBF, X, 1485, qui signale que la section de géographie de la Bibliothèque Nationale possède plusieurs catalogues du fonds de Desnos de 1775 à 1783. Le nôtre a été imprimé en 1765).

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        Institutiones catholicae in modum catecheseos.

      1765 - In quibus quidquid ad religionis Historiam & Ecclesiae Dogmata, Mores, Sacramenta, Preces, Ussus & Caeremonias pertinet, totum id brevi Compendio ex sacris Fontibus Scripturea & Traditionis explanatur. Ex gallico idiomate in latinum sermonem translata; adjectis singulis e Scriptura o Traditione petitis Probationibus Restimoniis. Nova editio ad Normam ultima Editionis Parisiis excusa Anno 1725 diligenter elaborata. T. 1-6. Nemausi 1765. Apud Michaelem Gaude, Bibliopolam. (20x26 cm), s. [18], 586, [2]; 692; [2], 631; 524, [24]; 617, [2]; 692, [4], opr. sk. z epoki. Niew. otarcia oprawy. Stan dobry. Grzbiet zÅ‚ocony, dwa szyldziki. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Icon Crateris Neapolitani Nobilissimo

      Artist: ; issued in: Naples; date: 1765 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Restoration at centerfold; size in cm : 62 x 90 - description: Bird s-eye-view of the gulf of Naples, the city Naples and the Atrio del Cavallo (Vesuvius)

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        Esame della polvere dedicato a Sua Sacra Reale Maestà.

      Stamperia Reale, Torino 1765. In-8, pp. (8) 264 (3). Con 9 tavole ripiegate alla fine del testo. Legatura dell'epoca in marocchino oliva. Piatti inquadrati da triplo filetto oro. Dorso liscio con ricca decorazione oro e titolo su tassello di marocchino rosso. Tagli dorati. Originario di Villefranche sur Mer, Vittorio Papacino, ufficiale sabaudo fu membro dell'Accademia delle Scienze di Torino. Nel 1755 fu scelto come direttore della Scuola di artiglieria degli Stati Sardi. Edizione Originale. Provenienza: Copia donata dall'autore al Conte G. B. Bogino (nota manoscritta sulla carta bianca di guardia); Conte Prospero Balbo di Vinadio (ex-libris). Cfr. Poggendorff, I, 51; Riccardi, I, 37; Manno, 4468.

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        GILLES DEMARTEAU (1722 - 1776). "Carle Vanloo". Halbfigur nach dreiviertelrechts des Malers (1705 - 1765).

      - Crayonmanier in Rot, sign. "Demarteau" und bezeichnet "Carle Valoo" nach seinem Selbstbildnis, um 1762, 42 x 32,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. IX, S. 48; Andresen, Handbuch, Demarteau 8; Nagler, Demarteau 6 und Vanloo 1. - Ausdrucksstarkes Selbstporträt des französischen Malers Carle van Loo (1705 Nizza - 1765 Paris). - Mit feinem Rändchen um die Einfassungslinie. Sehr aufwendig in alte Waschgoldleiste gerahmt.

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        The Works Of Jonathan Swift, Volumes I - XX (1743, 1762, 1765, 1766 & 1767)

      Bathurst; T. Osborne; W. Boyer; W. Johnson, London 1765 - Maps & plates; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1743 - 1767. A Married set. The first volume (I) from an earlier London edition (1743) , published by Bathurst. Vols II - VI printed by C. Bathurst in 1766; Vols. VII-XII printed for T. Osbornet, et. Al. In 1766; Vols XIII-XIV printed for W. Bowyer in 1762; Vols. XV - XVII printed for W. Johnson in 1765; and vols XVIII - XX printed for T. Davies in 1767. Vol I bound in full period, gilt paneled, mottled calf, with a red leather spine label, and contains "A Tale of a Tub" and "An Account of A Battle between the Ancient and Modern Books." Vol II contains "Gulliver's Travels" . Vols XVIII - XX contain the "Letters Written by Jonathan Swift . And Several of His Friends". Being the 5th edition and complete in the 3 volumes. Volumes II through XX are uniformly bound in contemporary full calf with matching red and black leather spine labels. A the time of publication these 20 volumes formed the complete Works, Vols XXI - XXVII being published 1767 to 1779. Condition. Leather at extremities moderately rubbed and a little soiled; mild scuffing to leather at spines. Some labels missing and some chipped. See list below and attached images. Vol I has a .5" square piece of binding leather rubbed off above the spine label. Front board of Vol II tenuously attached; grooves to rear board. Front boards of Vols IX, XII, XVII and XX are detached but present. Vol XX is split cleanly in half between pp 128-129. Vols 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 16 & 20 missing part or all of red spine label with "SWIFT". Complete thus at time of publication. Good only at best - but complete and clean with restoration potential. . Oversize set will require additional charges for most shipping methods. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Auli Persii Flacci Satyræ .

      ex officina hered. Wagneri, Sumpt. B. L. Walthard, 1765. In 16, pp. 184. Rilegat. t. pergamena, titoli in oro al dorso. Incisione in xilog. sull'antiporta. Belle incisioni nel testo. Annotazione a penna all'antiporta.

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        Meridianus speculae astronomicae Cremifanensis seu longitudo eius geographica per magnum illud solis deliquium, ipsis calendis aprilis anni M. DCC. LXIV. spectatum, examinatis variorum celebrium locorum observationibus accurate investigata atque inventa, et adiectis pluribus aliis spectaculis caelestibus, ad rem praesentem illustrandam facientibus, publici iuris facta.

      Gregor Menhardt, Steyr 1765 - 8 Bll., 133 (1) S. Lederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden mit Rückenschild. Sprache: Latein, Mit gest. Titelvignette und 17 Abbildungen auf 3 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Gering berieben und bestoßen sowie etwas beschabt; hinterer Deckel mit einigen kleineren Bezugsfehlstellen durch Wurmfraß; Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Bezugsfehlstelle durch Wurmfraß; Rücken mit winziger Bezugsfehlstelle durch Wurmfraß und mit einigen winzigen Wurmlöchern; hinterer Innendeckel mit kleinem Wurmgang in der oberen Ecke und Innengelenke ebenfalls mit kleinen Wurmgängen; Vordervorsatz, Titel und das folgende Blatt mit winzigem Fleck im weißen Rand; gering stockfleckig. Das erste astronomische Werk Fixlmillners, in dem er u.a. die große Sonnenfinsternis vom 1. April 1764 untersucht. Der Verfasser Placidus (Taufname Josef) Fixlmillner (1721-1791); bedeutender österreichischer Astronom - Benediktinermönch in Kremsmünster; seit 1762 Leiter der Sternwarte von Kremsmünster (erbaut 1748-1758), die er zur bestausgerüsteten Sternwarte seiner Zeit machte. Poggendorff I, 756/ zur Biographie vgl. den Artikel von Ansgar Rabenalt in NDB 5, S. 219. 1100 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Georg Christoph Lichtenberg: Briefwechsel. - [6 Bände].

      6 Bände. - Band I: "Briefwechsel 1765-1779". - Band II: "Briefwechsel 1780-1784". - Band III: "Briefwechsel 1785-1792". - Band IV: "Briefwechsel 1793-1799 und Undatiertes". - Band V,1: "Briefwechsel: Nachträge, Besserungen, Personenregister". - Band V,2: "Briefwechsel: Sachregister, Verzeichnisse". - ---- Herausgegeben von Ulrich Joost und Albrecht Schöne. Band V herausgegeben von Hans-Joachim Heerde und Ulrich Jost. - Mit einigen wenigen Abbildungen. - Schutzumschlag des ersten Bandes gering randrissig, einige wenige Seiten mit Anmerkungen in zartem Bleistift, sonst und insgesamt gute Exemplare.

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        Istoria ragionata de' mali osservati in Napoli nell'intero corso dell'anno 1764;

      Naples: nella stamperia Simonia,, 1765 & 1770. [together with] ? Del contagio del vajuolo, e della necessità di tentarne lestirpazione. Tomo I [all published]. 2 separate works, 3 volumes bound in 2, octavo (approx. 205 x 133 mm, the second work slightly taller). Matching contemporary half calf, smooth spines with gilt motifs in compartments, green morocco labels, patterned paper sides, red sprinkled edges. Rubbed, a few wormholes to spine of second work also affecting inner hinges but not the text block, slightly shaken, still a pleasing set, very good. First editions of both works. In the first work, dedicated to the Neapolitan regent Bernardo Tanucci, the Italian physician Michele Sarcone (1731?1797) describes the devastating gastrointestinal fever that struck Naples in 1764, the grim climax to several years of famine. Sarcone was a firm believer in autopsy to help diagnose the nature of such plagues. OCLC locates one copy in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh University Library) and three in the USA (Stanford, UCLA, and Library of Congress). There were two further editions, in 1802 and 1838. Sarcone's subsequent work on smallpox and its extirpation was left incomplete in a single volume. It is in two parts, with divisional titles, both titles stating "Tomo I". The first part contains a Prefazione and Memoria I and II; the second contains "Parte Prima", but no more was published. Register and pagination are continuous, with signatures: a4 A?Q8 [?]2 R?2H8. OCLC locates only the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin copy.

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        BAYERN. - Churbaierische Mauth= und Accis=Ordung (bzw. Tarif). Zur allgemeinen Beobachtung vorgeschrieben im Jahre 1765.

      (Mchn., Ott, ) 1765 - 2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 35 x 22,5 cm. Titel, 12 Bl., Titel, 151 Bl. Mit 2 gestoch. Titelvignetten und 1 mehrf. gefalt. Kupferstich-Karte nach Johann Franz Kohlbrenner von Tobias Konrad Lotter. HPgt. mit Rsch. und Farbschnitt. Maillinger I, 1255; VD18 12295337-001. Vgl. Lentner 5921; Pfister II, 2663 (beide nur die Karte). - Vorgebunden die schöne "Geographische Mauth=Charte von Bayern. Vorstellend, alle zu Wasser= und zu Land hergebrachte Mauth=Stationen u: Accis=Aemter, samt denen dahin=führenden Commercial= u. Land=Strassen entworfen Anno 1764", unten rechts eine kleine Ansicht von München (56 x 66,5 cm., Cartographia Bavariae 14.13 und S. 337). - Einband bestoßen und etwas angeschmutzt. Die Landkarte etwas fleckig, sonst sauber und frisch.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England.

      FIRST EDITION OF VOLUME's 1, 3 & 4 SECOND EDITION OF VOLUME 2. 4 vols., square 4to., 11-1/8" x 9". Bound in recent full tan calf over cords, gilt lettered black morocco spine labels, with the 2 tables in volume 2 one folding, text clean and bright throughout.The most influential publication in the history of modern Anglo-American law. 'Since its first publication in 1765, Blackstone's Commentaries has exercised enormous influence over common law in England and elsewhere. 'Until the Commentaries, the ordinary Englishman had viewed the law as a vast, unintelligible and unfriendly machine. If the English constitution survived the troubles of the (nineteenth) century, it was because the law had gained a new popular respect, and this was due in part to the enormous success of Blackstone's work. He did for the English what the imperial publication of Roman law did for the people of Rome' (PMM).

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        MODO DI NUOVA SORPRENDEVOLEINVENZIONE CON CUI DEESI TENER CONTO DEL BESTIAME BUINOACCIOCHE' D'ANNO IN ANNO SI POSSA SICURAMENTE VEDERE, E SAPERE, QUALE, E QUANTO SIA IL RIPORTATO FRUTTO

      1765. In 4°, pp. 80, brossura in cartonato azzurro coevo. All'occhietto "Il Mercante di Bestie Buine Illuminato". Nel volume segue "Trattato unico, utile, brevissimo della generazione delle Bovine Bestie" (di pp. 55). In calce al volume annuncio pubblicitario, fogli in barbe

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        Tome premier : Traité des Ponts ou Il est parlé de ceux des Romains, & de ceux des Modernes ; de leur construction, tant en Maçonnerie qu'en Charpente, & de leur disposition dans toutes sortes de lieux ; Des Projets des Ponts, des Matériaux dont on les construit, de leurs Fondations, des Echaffaudages, des Cintres, des Machines & des Batardeaux ; Des différentes sortes de Ponts, Dormans ou Fixes, Mouvans ou Flottans, Volans, Tournans, à Coulisse Ponts-levis à Fleche & à Bascule, &c. Avec l'explication de tous les Termes d'Art qu'on emploie à la construction des Ponts, & les Figures qui démontrent leurs différentes parties : Les Edits, Déclarations, Arrêts & Ordonnances qui ont été rendus à l'occasion des Ponts & Chaussées, Rues, Bacs, Rivières ; Des Coutumes observées sur ce fait ; de leur entretien ; des garanties ; des Péages & des réglemens sur les Carrière : Et une Dissertation sur les Culées, Piles, Voussoirs & Poussées des Ponts, & plusieurs Devis & Réglemens faits à ce sujet. Quatrième édition Augmentée d'un Précis des nouveaux Arrêts, Ordonnances, &c. jusqu'à ce jour. Tome II : Traité de la Construction des Chemins, Où il est parlé de ceux des Romains, & de ceux des Modernes, suivant qu'on les pratique en France ; De leurs Figures ; De leurs matieres, & de leurs disposition dans toutes sortes de lieux, Des Pavez de l'Ancienne Gaule, où les Chemins des Romains sont tracez selon l'Itinéraire d'Antonin, qui marque les endroits où ils passoient en France, troisième édition. Revûe, corrigée, & augmentée de tous les Edits, Déclarations, Arrêts, Ordonnances, Reglemens, Coutumes, Largeurs, Entretiens, Peages & Carrieres, concernant le fait des Chemins ; & d'une Dissertation sur les Canaux de navigation & d'arrosage, & sur la conduite des Fontaines ; sur le Déssechement des Lacs, Etangs & Marais ; sur la pésanteur des Eaux, leur suite & la maniere de mesurer le cours ; sur le Nivellement, sur l'Abbatage des Mats, & leur conduite jusques dans les Ports de Mer ; Avec un Extrait du Mémoire de M. l'Abbé de S. Pierre pour perfectionner la Police sur les Chemins ; & un Extrait des grands Chemins des Romains, par Bergier. Par M. Gautier.

      A Paris, chez Duchesne, Libraire, 1765 (tome I) et 1755 (tome II), 2 volumes in-12 de 202x125 mm environ, Tome I : (1) f, 1 frontispice, (4) ff. (titre, epitre, préface, approbation et privilege), 436 pages + 30 planches, (1) f., Tome II : (1) f., 1 frontispice, (4) ff. (titre, epitre, préface), 343 pages + 4 planches dépliantes, pleine basane granitée fauve, dos à nerfs portant titres dorés sur pièces de titre bordeaux, orné de caissons à motifs dorés, coupes dorées, gardes marbrées, tranches jaspées, ex-libris sur les premiers contreplats. Erreur de pagination : p. 296 suivie de 257, 258 ... jusqu'à la fin du volume (texte cohérent sans manque), Coins émoussés, 2 coiffes légèrement ébréchées, frottements sur les coupes et mors, rousseurs, bordures de quelques planches brunies et fendillées, très rare de trouver ces 2 volumes ensemble. Henri Gautier (parfois appelé Hubert Gautier) est un ingénieur des ponts et chaussées, né à Nîmes, le 21 août 1660, mort à Paris, le 27 septembre 1737.C'est un des premiers inspecteurs du Corps des Ponts et Chaussées créé en 1716. Il a été l'auteur du premier Traité des Ponts publié en 1716. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Theoria Motus Corporum Solidorum seu Rigidorum ex Primis Nostrae Cognitionis Principiis Stabilita et ad Omnes Motus, qui in huiusmodi Corpora cadere possunt, accommodata

      Fifteen engraved plates (on 8 sheets). 16 p.l., 520 pp. 4to, cont. sheep-backed paste-paper boards (head of spine a bit chipped), spine gilt, contrasting leather lettering piece on spine. Rostock & Greifswald: A.F. Röse, 1765. First edition. "The Theoria motus corporum solidorum...is related to the Mechanica. In the introduction to this work, Euler gave a new exposition of punctual mechanics and followed Maclaurin's example (1742) in projecting the forces onto the axes of a fixed orthogonal rectilinear system. Establishing that the instantaneous motion of a solid body might be regarded as composed of rectilinear translation and instant rotation, Euler devoted special attention to the study of rotatory motion...Euler thus laid the mathematical foundation of the numerous studies on variational principles of mechanics and physics which are still being carried out."­D.S.B., IV, p. 480. Nice copy preserved in a very strong morocco-backed box. Early signature of N.P. Morville (?) on blank portion of title. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 105-06.

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        Anmerkungen über die Gewalt des Schießpulvers und den Widerstand der Luft, auf Veranlassung der von den Hrn. Robins und Hrn. Ritter d'Arcy darüber aufgestellten Versuchen.

      119 S. Halbleinen. EA. Mit einer ausfaltbaren, gestochenen Tafel mit 5 Figuren im Anhang, diese halb gelöst. Titel und Tafel etwas braun-/fingerfleckig und der Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, sonst sehr schön erhalten, insgesamt guter Zustand. (Jähns 2396. - Lindner 11.1213.01. - Poggendorff I, 1356. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe, erstmals 1765 unter dem Titel Mémoire sur la résistance des fluides avec la solution du problème ballistique in der Histoire de l'Academie Royale de Berlin erschienen).

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrift. (mit Register).

      Nürnberg. Endtersche Handlung, 1765. 41*28 cm. OLederband mit Metallbeschlägen. Einband aus Holz mit [Schweinsleder] überzogen und mit Biernägeln befestigte Scharniere. Einband sowie Buchblock weisen Wurmgänge auf, auf Spiegeln einige Vermerke und Stempel, oberes Kapital mit deutlichem Riss, Ecken deutlich bestossen, insgesamt nachgedunkelt und teils leicht stockfleckig, sonst gut. Bei Interesse schicken wir gern Fotos zu .... K14-0 Versandkostenfreie Lieferung ENDTER - BIBEL VON 1765.- SAMMLEREXEMPLARE, RELIGION & THEOLOGIE, ESOTERIK, CHRISTENTUM, BIBELN, EVANGELISCHE ALTE DRUCKE, BÜCHER MIT ORIGINALGRAFIK, ILLUSTRIERTE

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        Histoire des révolutions de Florence, sous les Médicis

      - Chez Musier fils, A Paris 1765, in-12 (9x16,8cm), (2) xviij, 444pp. et 430pp. et 342pp. (6), 3 volumes reliés. - French Edition, tradotto dal Italiano, Requier. Bound in pieno vitello marrone marmorizzato epoca. indietro liscio decorato. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française, rare, traduit de l'italien par Réquier. La première édition en italien est parue sous le titre : "Istoria delle guerre della republica fiorentina", 1723, Leide. Reliure en plein veau brun marbré d'époque. Dos lisses ornés. Bel exemplaire. C'est le Duc de Florence, Cosme II de Médicis qui commanda à Varqui Cette histoire de Florence. Celui-ci était présent dans la ville, lorsque les Médicis furent chassés, puis il vécut à Venise et ailleurs avant d'être rappelé par le Duc. Varqui était proche des Guelphes qui parvinrent à remettre sur le trône les Médicis, et ces derniers le consultèrent souvent dans le combat contre leurs ennemis, les Gibelins qui étaient violemment contre les Médicis. Varqui était donc tout naturellement l'homme de la situation pour écrire cette histoire de la maison des Médicis à Florence, l'histoire des Médicis étant une histoire des révolutions de Florence.  

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        Historie von Grönland enthaltend Die Beschreibung des Landes und der Einwohner u. insbesondere die Geschichte der dortigen Mission der Evangelischen Brüder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels.

      Barby, Heinrich Detlef Ebers, Leipzig 1765. (34),1132+(26) pp. + 2 folding engraved maps and 6 engraved plates showing Greenlanders, their way of life, utensils, et al., contemporary full calf, top and buttom on spine worn away app. 5mm, slightly yellow. Complete wellpreserved copy of this famous description of Greenland, and the United Brethren's mission there. A supplement was published later. Nuuk 139. Lauridsen II,51. Sabin 17413. 16022523

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        Histoire De La Maison Plantagenet Sur Le Trône d'Angleterre (en 2 tomes)

      Sans Éditeur Petit in 4° D'époque Plein Veau Amsterdam Édition Originale 1765 HUME David - Histoire de la Maison de Plantagenet, sur le trône d'Angleterre, Depuis l'invasion de Jules César, jusqu'à l'avénement de Henri VII - Traduite de l'Anglois par Madame B*** - En 2 tomes - Amsterdam, sans éditeur, 1765 - 2 volumes petit in 4° de 597 et 656 pages; quelques rousseurs - Edition Originale imprimée à Amsterdam - Reliure d'époque plein veau raciné, dos à nerfs orné, angle du plat inférieur du tome 1er restauré, tranches rouges - Ouvrage peu commun - Complet - Bon état - FRAIS DE PORT EN FONCTION DES TARIFS POSTAUX EN VIGUEUR ET SELON POIDS, DIMENSION ET DESTINATIONBon État

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        Il bien grischun a sees compratiots. VERY RARE ORIGINAL EDITION FROM 1765!!!

      12 pages Hardcover Extremely rare original edition from 1765 in still a GOOD condition! Handsewn binding tight, Brown stain on outer margin of pp. 1-8, paper otherwise extraordinarily well preserved.

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        Beschreibung von der Insel Ceylon, enthaltend Nachrichten von ihrer Geschichte, Geographie, Naturbeschreibung und von den Sitten und Gebräuchen ihrer verschiedenen Einwohner. Nebst dem Tagebuche einer Gesandtschaftsreise an den Hof des Königs von Candy. Aus dem Englischen mit Anmerkungen und mit einem Zusatze über die Perlenfischerrey übersetzt von J.A. Bergk. Leipzig, Rein, 1803. XVI, 510 S., 1 Bl. Mit 1 mehrfach gefalt. Kupferstichkarte. Hldr. d. Zt. m. RSch. u. RVerg. (Rücken etwas fleckig).

      Engelmann I, S. 130 Griep/Luber II, 1060.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe.- Captain Percival (1765-1826) kam nach seinem Militäreinsatz in der Kapkolonie 1797 mit den englischen Truppen auf die Insel. Er blieb drei Jahre und erlebte die Vertreibung der Holländer.- Alter Stempel auf dem Titel papierbedingt leicht gebräunt und stockfleckig.

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        De Huis-Uitlegger des Nieuwen Testaments, of Vertaling en Omschryving van hetzelve, met Oordeelkundige Aenmerkingen en Toepasselyke Gebruiken. Uit het Engelsch in 't Neerlandsch overgezet.

      Amsterdam, Pieter Meijer 1765-1783 - 6 delen in 12 banden, Origineel Perkament, 8° (Het voorplat van 2 banden is wat gevlekt. Een mooie, uniforme set van dit omvangrijke werk.)

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        Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliotheque de feu Monsieur l'Abbé Favier, Prétre a Lille

      - Dont la Vente commencera le Jeudi 19 Septembre 1765. xxiv, 522 pp. 8vo, orig. marbled wrappers, uncut. Lille: F.J. Jacquez, 1765. [bound with]:(-). Catalogue des Estampes et Tableaux du Cabinet de feu Mr. l'Abbé Favier, Prêtre, à Lille. 2 p.l., 143, [1] pp. 8vo, uncut. N.p. [but Lille]: 1765. The rare auction catalogues describing the important collections of books, manuscripts, prints, drawings and paintings formed by Abbé Favier at Lille. The great treasure of this extensive, but little-known, provincial French library was a copy, on paper, of the Gutenberg Bible (lot 1), which realized 2,025 frs, only 75 frs less than the Gaignat copy on vellum four years later; its subsequent fate appears to be unknown (see De Ricci, p. 33, no. 44 who lists it among the "exemplaires perdus"). The other outstanding feature of Favier's collection was his group of works on the history of the Netherlands, including Lille (lots 4,768-5,216) which Peignot praises as "presque complète." "Ces deux volumineux catalogues attestent le goût et les recherches immenses de l'abbé Favier: on remarquoit surtout dans sa bibliothèque une collection presque complète des ouvrages relatifs à l'histoire des Pays-Bas et à l'histoire de Lille. La littérature étrangère y étoit aussi très abondante."-Peignot, p. 98. Favier also owned a collection of 104 paintings, 42 drawings and 2,163 prints, described here in the second catalogue. It was sold in the same month. Fine copies preserved in a box. ? I. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions.1643-1830, 182-"According to Danchin, eager Lille booksellers distributed the catalogue before it could be approved by the censors, and the auction was nearly cancelled by the authorities over the inclusion of heretical and licentious books, 26 of which were eventually removed from the sale." II. Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions.1643-1830, 183. I & II: Lugt 1477. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Observations historiques et géographiques, sur les peuples barbares qui ont habité les bords du Danube & du Pont-Euxin.

      Paris, Tilliard, 1765. XLIV, 364 S. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 4 gefalt. gestochenen Karten, 1 gefalt. gest. Inschriftentafel und 8 Kupfertafeln. 4°, Leder der Zeit mit RVergoldung und RSchild. Erste Ausgabe. - Graesse V, 247. - Beschreibung und Geschichte des Krimgebietes und der Krimtartaren. - Gutes, dekoratives Exemplar.

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        California, Baja Peninsula] Karte van het Westelyk Gedeelte van Nieuw Mexico en van California Volgens de laatste Ontdekkingen der Jesuiten en anderen

      Isaak Tirion, Amsterdam 1765 - Copper-engraved map, with full original colour, in excellent condition. A very attractive and detailed map of the American Southwest and Baja California, by a respected Amsterdam cartographer This highly detailed map, with beautiful full original colour embraces the area from what is now central Arizona and southern California down to Sonora and the Baja California Peninsula of Mexico. The map depicts the region during an especially fascinating time in its development. The Baja Peninsula and Sonora are shown to be dotted with Spanish garrisons and Jesuit missions established in the wake of Father Eusebio Kino who explored the area in the late 1600s. Kino was also the first cartographer to definitively establish that California is not an island, as previously thought. The notations on the map refer to various episodes in the exploration of the region. The shores of the Peninsula and the Sea of Cortés are charted in finely assured detail as are the courses of the lower Colorado and Gila Rivers, the latter running near the present-day site of Phoenix, Arizona. With reference to what is now known as southern California, the map depicts the Channel Islands, and extends past "Kaap St. Diego" up towards modern-day Los Angeles, however the shape of the coastline seems to be based more on conjecture than on actual discovery. The first mission in Alta California, San Diego (founded 1769), was yet to be established, and accurate charting of the region by such figures as the Comte de La Pérouse were still to occur a generation into the future. The present map was included in Tirion's well-regarded Nieuwe en Beknopte Hand-Atlas . Lowery Collection, 498; Phillips, A List of Maps of America , p.494 and Atlases , 600-102; Wheat, TransMississippi West, 148; Wagner, Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America , 608.

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrift. (mit Register).

      Nürnberg. Endtersche Handlung, 1765 - Einband aus Holz mit [Schweinsleder] überzogen und mit Biernägeln befestigte Scharniere. Einband sowie Buchblock weisen Wurmgänge auf, auf Spiegeln einige Vermerke und Stempel, oberes Kapital mit deutlichem Riss, Ecken deutlich bestossen, insgesamt nachgedunkelt und teils leicht stockfleckig, sonst gut. Bei Interesse schicken wir gern Fotos zu . K14-0 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 41*28 cm. OLederband mit Metallbeschlägen.

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        SOUTH SEA BUBBLE / FINANCIAL SPECULATION: THE BUBBLERS MEDLEY OR A SKETCH OF THE TIMES BEING EUROPE'S MEMORIAL FOR THE YEAR 1720.

      London: C Dicey & Co Aldermary Church Yard [circa ] 1765 - Broadside: Copper engraving with accents in original hand color (Very Good, a little toned and creased, but overall pleasing), 40.5 x 32 cm (16 x 12.5 inches). An extremely rare – and seemingly unrecorded - ‘quodlibet’ broadside featuring imagery related the South Sea Bubble (1720), one of history’s great speculative scams, but issued shortly after the Seven Yeas’ War by the popular pirate printer Cluer Dicey, during a time when speculation on colonial schemes was, once again, on the rise.

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        BIBLIOTHECA RHETORUM,PRAECEPTA & EXEMPLA COMPLECTENSA QUAE TAM AD ORATORIAM FACULTATEM POETICAM

      Ingolstadt. Por P. Gab. Franc. Le Jay. 1765.Pergamino a la romana. 336 pág + indice. 17x10. Pila un retórico, que es común a la capacidad oratoria de la poesía, que abarca una regla y ejemplo. Ref 9.8 Biblioteca A. Latín. Dificilísimo en comercio.

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        Denckwürdigkeiten Friedrichs des Großen, jetztregierenden Königs in Preußen. Titel der Folgebände: Denkwürdigkeiten Friedrichs, des Grossen, itzt regierenden Königs in Preussen. 9 (von 14) Bänden. Band 1-6 und 8-10. ES FEHLEN DIE BÄNDE 7 und 11-14...

      ...(von 14). Mit einem Titelkupfer und einem gestochenen Porträt-Frontispiz im ersten Band. - (Rücken fehlt bei Band 2, insgesamt stärker berieben und bestoßen, Überzugspapier teilweise abgelöst, teilweise mit Feuchtigkeitsspuren, Wurmspuren - auch mit Buchstabenverlust - und papierbedingter Bräunung. Zustand im Preis berücksichtigt!) Erste Ausgabe des anonym erschienen Werks. Umfangreiche Folge der äußerst seltenen zeitgenössischen Biographie Friedrichs II., die die Geschichte Preußens vom Regierungsantritt Friedrichs bis zum Jahre 1765 erfasst (der 14. Band erschien 1766). Das Titelkupfer in Band 1 zeigt eine kleine Ansicht Berlins, in Band 3 findet sich eine mehrfach gefaltete Tafel "Etat der Königlich-Preußischen Armeen 1757." und in Band 5 die Tafel "Schlachtordung der Preußischen Arme [!] in dem Treffen bey Kunnersdorf, vom 12. August 1759." - Holzmann-Bohatta II, 4283 (nennt als Verfasser Johann Christoph Adelung) - nicht bei Henning - die Staatsbibliothek Berlin hat als Verfasser nicht Adelung, sondern Johann Christian Hörning ermittelt - bei der Verlagsangabe folgen wir der Universitätsbibliothek Köln.

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        AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE EXPEDITION AGAINST THE OHIO INDIANS, IN THE YEAR 1764. UNDER THE COMMAND OF HENRY BOUQUET, ESA...INCLUDING HIS TRANSACTIONS WITH THE INDIANS, RELATIVE TO THE DELIVERY OF THEIR PRISONERS...WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ACCOUNT OF THE PRECEDING CAMPAIGN...

      Philadelphia: William Bradford, 1765. [2],xiii,71pp. plus two plates (one folding). Pp.65-71 and the plates provided in facsimile. Without the large folding map. Quarto. Contemporary calf, tooled in blind, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down. Boards somewhat stained and rubbed. Scattered foxing. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on titlepage and endpapers. Good. The very rare first edition. "This book is an authentic and reliable narrative of one of the earliest British military expeditions into the Territory northwest of the Ohio river. It narratives the details of the first victory, gained over Indian forces, by English troops, after the savages had been taught the use of fire-arms" - Thomson. Bouquet's expedition to relieve Fort Pitt showed British strength in the Ohio country in the wake of the close of the French and Indian War and brought an end to the Pontiac War. The Indians were soundly defeated at the battle of Bushy-Run and treated for peace, releasing captives taken in the previous years. Smith describes the campaign, gives an account of the country, tells of Indian warfare, and how to fight against them. The folding plan, by Thomas Hutchins, details the battle of Bushy-Run. This copy lacks the large folding map by Thomas Hutchins, which is often the case. The titlepage, however, bears an interesting association inscription, which reads: "Genl Haldimand's gift to Col. Putnam." The general in question is undoubtedly Frederick Haldimand (1718-1791), British colonial official and military officer, and the replacement for Henry Bouquet. "During the Seven Years' War, Haldimand demonstrated his military proficiency as well as the qualities of diligence and loyalty that characterized his service to the British crown. ... Haldimand's excellent service record and his command of French made him invaluable to Brigadier Thomas Gage, commander of the British forces in North America. In 1760 he was given the responsibility of liaising with Governor Vaudrieul and François de Lévis to accept the capitulation of Montreal. Later he was appointed military governor for the district of Trois- Rivières. He provided competent administration of the district but was removed in September 1765. A discouraged Haldimand now received permission to travel to Europe with the expectation that further promotion in the military was now at an end. However, before he could return he received news of the death of his fellow officer Henry Bouquet. He was now promoted brigadier- general, and replaced Bouquet as commander of the southern department. In many ways his experience as a military commander in East and West Florida foreshadowed the challenges of his tenure as governor of Quebec. Despite a parsimonious and neglectful Treasury, a careless Colonial Office, and the tumultuous politics of a frontier colony, Haldimand provided a competent administration between April 1769 and his departure in 1773" - ANB. Likewise the colonel in question is almost certainly Israel Putnam, colonial military officer and Revolutionary War hero. The two men were acquainted and worked together during the French and Indian War, particularly in the campaign at Oswego in 1759. A battered copy of a rare book, particularly interesting for its association of two military commanders associated with the events in question. EVANS 10167. SABIN 84616. HOWES S693, "c". STREETER SALE 972. THOMSON 1065. FIELD 1442 (London ed).

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        2 Bücher in einem: 1. Astrotheologie, oder Himmlisches Vergnügen in Gott bey aufmerksamen Anschauen des Himmels und genauer Betrachtung der himmlischen Körper. Vermehret von Johann Albert Fabricius nebst desselben Pyrotheologie oder Anweisung zur Erkenntnis Gottes, aus Betrachtung des Feuers. / 2. Bischof, Johann Christoph: Betrachtungen des Weltgebäudes und einiger Merkwürdigkeiten der Natur nebst zugehörigen Kupfern.

      8, CLVIII, 268 und 20 Seiten mit 3 faltbaren Kupfertafeln im Anhang / 36, 226, 12 Seiten mit einem Titelkupfer und 14 teils faltbare Kupfertafeln im Anhang, betitelter OHalbledereinband mit 5 Bünden - Einband ber. und best. sonst guter Zustand - 1765 und 1764. z377

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        Signature

      - SIGNATURE "Thom. Wharton, Chman", a Pennsylvania merchant and politician during the Revolutionary War era, served as the first President of Pennsylvania after the Declaration of Independence was signed. Like many other Colonial merchants, Wharton joined boycotts in protest of the 1765 Stamp Act and the 1767 Townshend Acts. On May 20, 1774, Wharton was chosen as a member of the Committee of Correspondence and later was one of the twenty-five who formed the Committee of Safety, Pennsylvania's governing body in the early days of the Revolution. On July 24, 1776, he became president of that body and helped draft the state's new constitution, which was adopted on September 28, 1776. Wharton died in 1778. Very nice, scarce signature with the title of Chairman. Signature is on rag paper laid down to part of an album page. Expected toning. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Zur Kenntniss der alten und neueren Landes-Verfassung insonderheit des Königlish-Schwedischen Landes-Theils.

      1-3 + supplement 1. Stralsund, Hieronymus Johann Struck, 1765-82. Folio. (4),+ IX,+ (3),+ 14,+ 465, 460-1156; (8),+ 16,+ 1071; (6),+ 40,+ 1394,+ (1); (4),+ 24,+ 720, 713-1282, 1285-1302 pp. Pages 1277ff. consist of folding tables. Minor spotting, some more on p. 1273 in part three and p. 979 in the supplement. Uniform contemporary half calf, gilt spines with raised bands and black labels. Four volumes. From the library of Victor von Stedingk, with his book plate.Spruth p. 29. Setterwall 7577 (for the supplements). Three more "Supplementen und Fortzetsung" were published by G. von Klinckowström til 1802. The main work in three parts was published by J. C. Dähnert in 1765-69 and the first supplement was also published by him in 1782. Johann Carl Dähnert (1719-85) was an important cultural intermediary between Sweden and Pomerania. He was professor in Greifswald and a librarian at the university library. He published several periodicals and was editor to a large amount of historical sources. He was also a prolific translator of works from Swedish to German.

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        Titus Livius von Patavium. Römische Geschichte von Erbauung der Stadt an. Nach Drakenborchscher Ausgabe aus dem Lateinischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Gottfried Große [komplett Band 1-10]

      Ab urbe condita DEUTSCH // 10 Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückentitelschildchen, 8, : XXIV, 319 S., 528, 504, 388, 358, 451, 535, 348, 349, 286, 72 Seiten, jederband mit gestochenem Frontispiz und gestechenem Titelm mit Titelvignette, von Johann Caspar Weinrauch (1765-1846) nachVincenz Kininger (1767-1851) Zustand: sehr gut, teils unaufgeschnitten Johann Kaspar Weinrauch (1765-1846) Thieme/Becker XXXV, 305 // Vincez Kininger (1767-1851) Thieme/ Becker XX, 331 f. Buch

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        Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle des provinces de Lyonnois, Forez et Beaujolais.

      Claude Cizeron Lyon 1765 2 tomes reliés en 1 volume fort in-12 ( 165 X 110 mm ) de XL-384 et 319 pages, demi-basane tabac, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons à froid, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge ( Jolie reliure pastiche ). 6 planches dépliantes hors-texte. Les ouvrages traitent de la zoologie, l'ichthyologie, l'ornithologie, la montagne de Pila, les carrières de charbon, les fossiles, les vignes etc... Il y donne aussi l'une des premières figurations d'une ammonite. ( Jean-Louis ALLEON-DULAC: Saint-Étienne, 1723-1768 ). Bel exemplaire. D'autres photos sur www.cazitel.com

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        Consultations sur une Naissance tardive, pour servir de response 1. A deux Ecrits de M. le Bas, Chirurgien de Paris; l'un intitul: Question importante, l'autre: Nouvelles Observations; 2. A une Consultation de M. Bertin; 3. A une autre de M. Petit, tous deux de l'Acadmie Royale des Sciences & Docteurs-Rgents de la Facult de la Mdicine de Paris. [vignette].

      Paris, Jean-Thomas Herissant, Imprimeur du Roi, 1765. iv, [5]-134, [ii blank], 7, [i blank] pp. Small 8vo (12,5 x 19,5 cm.). Finely rebound in half marbled calf (antique style), spine gilt lettered on red morocco label, marbled boards and new endpapers, red edges. A fine copy of this rare obstetrical polemic. The last 7 pages are: "Mmoire a consulter Pour les Hritiers de la Veuve de Charles...". "Bouvart, physician and doctor regent of the faculty of Paris, and associate-veteran of the Academy of Science, was born a Chartres. Many of his ancestors having been physicians, he determined on the same profession, which he practised at Paris with so much success that no other physician was more consulted; yet this did not prevent him being jealous of Tronchin, Bordeu, and some others, of whom he spoke very illiberally, but he was a man otherwise of great kindness and benevolence. One anecdote is recorded as characteristic. A banker, who had experienced some heavy losses, was taken ill, and Bouvart, who was called in, suspected that his weighed on his mind, but could not obtain the secret from him. The banker's wife, however, was more communicative, and told him that her husband had a payment of twenty thousand livres to make very shortly, for which he was unprovided. Bou

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