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        Traité de la Couleur de la Peau Humaine en Général et de celle des Nègres en Particulier, et de la Métamorphose d'une de ces Couleurs en l'autre, soit de naissance, soit accidentellement.

      - Ouvrage divisé en trois Parties. Amsterdam (Rouen), o. D., 1765, 8°, (2), XIV, 191, (1) pp., Frontispiece von H. Gravelot, 2 Kupferstichvignetten im Text, unbeschnittenes Exemplar im weichen Pappband d. Zt. First edition of the author's interesting speculation of human skin and its many colours. It is here that Le Cat discerned the black deposits which he called "aethiops" in the nerve tissues of animals. - - "Claude Nicolas Le Cat's (1700-1768) treatise, like Mitchell's essay " An eassay upon the causes of the different colour of people in different climates" of 1744 , contradicts the traditional theory that bile is responsible for coloring human skin. Essentially, Le Cat's work is an extension of Malpighi's theory of skin color. From his experimental studies o the nerve cells of frogs and other animals (see Le Cat s Dissertation sur l'Existence et la Nature du Fluide des Nerfs et Son Action Berlin 1765), Le Cat discerned the presence of a pigment which he called "ethiops" (i.e. melanin). From this he deduced that human skin tissue must contain similar structures and that they may be the cause of skin color. Given me physiological association of "ethiops" with nerve tissue, it appeared to Cat that skin color could not possibly be determined by bile from the liver, pancreas, or gall bladder. While unclear of its origin and its role, he believed there was an intrinsic relation between these "ethiops" structures and the environment, noting that blacks had a greater amount than whites." Frank Spencer, Ecco Homo (1986), p.96 - Le Cat was also of the opinion that peoples' skin can change during their lifetime, and revert back the next generation. He details autopsies he performed where blacks become whites after being badly burned or whites that have become black 'accidental Negroes.' - - Le Cat (1700-1768) was surgeon to the archbishop of Rouen. He was a master of surgery, a lecturer on anatomy, and received the title of royal professor and demonstrator. He founded the Académie Royale des Science, Belles Lettres et Arts in Rouen, becoming its life-long secretary. Besides medical themes, his writings concern mathematics, architecture and philosophy. - - Sabin 39627. Hirsch-H. III 709. Cohen-Ricci 611. Lewin 301. Reynaud 299. Nicht bei Waller. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Arrest due Conseil D'Etat due Roi, Portant Reglement pour la.

      1765 - Legal Broadside from the Ancien Regime [Broadside]. [France]. Arrest due Conseil D'Etat due Roi, Portant Reglement pour la Perception des Droits de Petit-Scel, & De Ceux des Presentations & Defauts des Causes Entre Marchands, Qui Seront Jugees dans les Jurisdictions Ordinaires. Du 23 Avril 1765. Aix: Chez le Veuve de Joseph David & Esprit David, 1765. 21" x 16-1/2" broadside, untrimmed edges, large woodcut French royal arms at head of text. Light soiling, otherwise fine. A remarkably well-preserved item. * It is remarkable this item exists today. Intended to be posted in market areas, this broadside outlines procedures to settle disputes between merchants. No copies located on OCLC.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Traite de la Couleur de la Peau Humaine en General et de celle des Negres en Particulier, et de la Metamorphose d'une de ces Couleurs en l'autre, soit de naissance, soit accidentellement.

      . Ouvrage divise en trois Parties. Amsterdam (Rouen), o. D., 1765, 8°, (2), XIV, 191, (1) pp., Frontispiece von H. Gravelot, 2 Kupferstichvignetten im Text, unbeschnittenes Exemplar im weichen Pappband d. Zt.. First edition of the author's interesting speculation of human skin and its many colours. It is here that Le Cat discerned the black deposits which he called "aethiops" in the nerve tissues of animals. - - "Claude Nicolas Le Cat's (1700-1768) treatise, like Mitchell's essay " An eassay upon the causes of the different colour of people in different climates" of 1744 , contradicts the traditional theory that bile is responsible for coloring human skin. Essentially, Le Cat's work is an extension of Malpighi's theory of skin color. From his experimental studies o the nerve cells of frogs and other animals (see Le Cat s Dissertation sur l'Existence et la Nature du Fluide des Nerfs et Son Action Berlin 1765), Le Cat discerned the presence of a pigment which he called "ethiops" (i.e. melanin). From this he deduced that human skin tissue must contain similar structures and that they may be the cause of skin color. Given me physiological association of "ethiops" with nerve tissue, it appeared to Cat that skin color could not possibly be determined by bile from the liver, pancreas, or gall bladder. While unclear of its origin and its role, he believed there was an intrinsic relation between these "ethiops" structures and the environment, noting that blacks had a greater amount than whites." Frank Spencer, Ecco Homo (1986), p.96 - Le Cat was also of the opinion that peoples' skin can change during their lifetime, and revert back the next generation. He details autopsies he performed where blacks become whites after being badly burned or whites that have become black 'accidental Negroes.' - - Le Cat (1700-1768) was surgeon to the archbishop of Rouen. He was a master of surgery, a lecturer on anatomy, and received the title of royal professor and demonstrator. He founded the Academie Royale des Science, Belles Lettres et Arts in Rouen, becoming its life-long secretary. Besides medical themes, his writings concern mathematics, architecture and philosophy. - - Sabin 39627. Hirsch-H. III 709. Cohen-Ricci 611. Lewin 301. Reynaud 299. Nicht bei Waller.

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        Forge ou Art du Fer. Contenant cinquante-deux Planches, dont deux doubles. Vollständige Folge der Tafeln zum Schmiedehandwerk mit ihren Beschreibungen.

      Paris, bei Briasson, David, Le Breton 1765. - Folio. 45 (+1) S., 52 Tafeln auf ebensoviel Blatt. Sauberes Exemplar. 2001 g Pappband im Stil der Zeit (gesprenkelte Bezüge). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mr Hoyle's Games of Whist. Quadrille, Piquet, Chess, and Back-Gammon, Complete. In which are contained, The Method of Playing and Betting at those Games, upon equal, or advantageous Terms. Including The Laws of the several Games.

      Thomas Osborne, in Gray's Inn; Henry Woodfall, and Richard Baldwin, both of Paternoster-Row, Gray's Inn, London 1765 - Believed 1765 Edition, Signed by Edmond Hoyle [1672-1769] & printed by Thomas Osborne, in Gray's Inn. "Two new Cases at Whist, never before printed; ALSO The New Laws of the Game of Whist, As Played at White's and Saunders's Chocolate-Houses". "Price Three Shilling, neatly bound". Original tan calf boards with rebound spine [early rebinding, 19th century?, a little irregular] with 5 raised bands. Binding strong, tight, sound & clean, encased in hand-crafted & purpose-built protective leather slip-case. Fourteenth edition, published prior to Hoyle's death in 1769. Only the signed copies of this book are the authentic copies.There were many pirated copies, both during and after Hoyle's death. Thomas Osborne was the original & authentic printer. A very good copy with wear & rubbing to corners, boards, as per age. 216 pp with endpaper separated at hinge, which is still totally sound. Early ownership inscription of Edwin A. Bray of 21 High St, Kings Lynn, UK. 510 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Stray Dog Booksellers-ABA Member]
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        Monumens eriges en France à la Gloire de Louis XV, Précédés d'un Tableau du progrès des Arts & des Sciences sous ce règne... et suivis d'un choix des principaux Projets qui ont été proposés, pour placer la Statue du Roi dans les différens quartiers de Par

      Paris: L'Auteur, 1765. (iv) + 232 + (2) pages + 57 planches. Relié en cartonnage d'époque (?). Dos du cartonnage arraché, mais remplacé par un dos provisoire. Cartonnage défraichi.Tranches un peu abimées. L'ensemble restant solide.. Reliure contemporain. un peu défraîchi. 45 x 30 cm.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Parnassos]
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        A Journal or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian Experiences, and Labour of Love, in the Work of the Ministry, of That Ancient, Eminent, and Faithful Servant of Jesus Christ, George Fox

      London, Printed By W. Richardson And S. Clark, Sold By L. Hinde, 1765. 3rd Edition (corrected). Description: 1 p. L. , lix, 679, [27] p. 33 cm. Related Names: Penn, William, 1644-1718 [Preface]. Fox, Margaret Askew Fell, 1614-1702 [Testimony]. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Das Leben und die Meynungen des Herrn Tristram Shandy. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt. [von Johann Friedrich Zückert].

      Bln./Stalsund, Gottfried August Langen 1765-1771.. Zweyte Auflage nach einer neuen Uebersetzung. 9 Tle. in 1 Bd. (kompl.). (Tl. 7 in EA). 8°. I: Frontisp., 4 Bll., 108 S.; II: 2 Bll., (109-) 216 S.; III: Frontisp., (217-) 334 S.; IV: (335-) 464 S., 4 Bll. (Inhalt); V: 104 S.; VI: (105-) 200 S., 4 Bll. (Inhalt); VII: 106 S.; VIII: (107-) 200 S., 4 Bll. (Inhalt); IX: 102 S., 4 Bll. Mit 2 gest. Frontisp. v. Glassbach nach Hogarth, 1 Holzst. und einigen Holzstich-Vignetten. Hln. d. Zt. m. Rückensch.. Nicht bei Goed. IV/1, 586, 12 - Der Berliner Arzt Johann Friedrich Zückert (vgl. Hirsch-H. V, 1051) übersetzte den "Tristram Shandy" schon, als das Werk noch nicht abgeschlossen vorlag. Die Komplexität und das literarische Niveau des Romans hatte er unterschätzt hat, wie er im Vorwort zum fünften Teil dem Leser gesteht. Von der Kritik arg zerzaust, sah sich Gottlieb August Lange 1767-71 genötigt, eine verbesserte Version der Übersetzung herauszubringen. (Kat. Weltliteratur 201)

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        Mélanges d'Histoire Naturelle.:

      Lyon, Duplain, 1765. - 6 Bände in 3 Bänden. 8°. Mit 12 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Leder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild, (etwas berieben, Kapitale bestoßen). Mit Kapiteln zu allen Bereichen der Naturwissenschaften. - Die Kupfertafeln zeigen Vögel, Fische, ein Schaf, Insekten, Pflanzen, den Vesuv, Siamesische Zwillinge, usw. - 1 Tafel mit kleinem Randeinriss und 1 Tafel etwas knittrig, Stempel auf Titel, Ex-Libris auf Innendeckel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tresor am Roemer]
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        Carte Reduite du Golphe de St. Laurent Contenant l'Isle de Terre Neuve et Partie de la Coste des Esquimaux

      Paris 1765 - A very rare state of this important Eastern Canada sea-chart. The faint brown navigational lines are quite appealing and do not appear on many of Bellin's sea charts., Size : 565x905 (mm), 22.25x35.625 (Inches), Black & White

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        The Objections to the Taxation of Our American Colonies, By the Legislature of Great Britain, Briefly Consider'd

      Printed for J. Wilkie, London, 1765. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Originally a pamphlet, this has been rebound in brown gilt stamped leather over boards, marbled endpapers, contains original title page, 23 pages, printed the same year as the first, poet and parliamentarian Jenyns defends the Stamp Act and the right of the British to tax the colonists. Covers lightly soiled from handling, corners and spine ends lightly bumped (back top corner a little more than the others), title page has some small stains, someone has written in the author's name on title page, a couple of penciled numbers on title page, a little soil or faint foxing on top margin and fore edge margins of pages 21-23. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; History. Inventory No: 010658. .

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        Traité de peinture.

      Paris, chez Saillant 1765 - Suivi d'un essai sur la sculpture, pour servir d'introduction à une histoire universelle, relative à ces beaux-arts. 2 tomes en 1 volume. Paris, chez Saillant 1765. Reliure plein-veau de l'époque. Dos à nerfs orné et doré. Coiffes manquantes. Dos frotté avec petits manques. Epidermures sur les plats. Mors fendus. Bords et coins frottés. Pas de rousseur. Format in-12° (17x10). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Synopsis universae praxeos-medicae, in binas partes divisa : quarum prior cotractum omnium morborum, tum internorum, tum externorum, conspectum exhibet; altera vero rem medicamentariam; vel promptuarium selectissimorum medicaminum, emporeticorum, offisinalium & magistralium, perpetuis commentariis illustratum sistit.

      Amsterdam, Fratrum de Tournes, 1765. - (1. Aufl.), 2 Bände in 1. 4° (26x21), XVI, 516 S.; IV S., S.517-964, Hldr d.Zt. mit gepräg RSchild, bestossen, obKapital mit kleiner Fehlstelle, Rückenkanten etwas angeplatzt (fest), altes Rückenetikett, kleiner Stempel auf Titel, die letzten Seiten mit leichtem Feuchtigkeitsrand, fest und sauber, [Hirsch-H. III, 785].- Erste Ausgabe. 2 Bände in 1.- Index lateinisch- und französich.-- Joseph Lieutaud (1703-1780) Neffe des Arztes und Botanikers Pierre-Joseph Garidel gilt als Begründer der pathologischen Anatomie in Frankreich.-- Zunächst studierte er Botanik bei seinem Onkel, später Arzt in Aix-en-Provence, zahlreiche anatomische Studien.- 1750 Mediziner am Hofe, Arzt der Kinder Ludwig XV. und schließlich Leibarzt Ludwig XVI. Vorliegende pharmakologische Gesamtdarstellung 'Precis de medecine pratique' erschien in mehreren Auflagen und wurde von den Medizinern seiner Zeit sehr geschätzt.- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche]
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        TRATADO DE LA REGALÍA DE AMORTIZACIÓN. En el qual se demuestra por la serie de varias edades, desde el nacimiento de la Iglesia en todos los siglos y Países Católicos, el uso constante de la autoridad civil, para impedir las ilimitadas enagenaciones de bienes raíces en Iglesias, Comunidades, y otras manos-muertas; con una noticia de las leyes fundamentales de la Monarquía Española sobre este punto, que empieza con los Godos, y se continúa en los varios Estados sucesivos.

      - 4 hh.+X pp.+1 h.+296 pp. Enc. en plena piel con nervios de época. Ejemplar muy limpio. Folio. 35x23,5. Imp. de la Real Gaceta. Madrid, 1765. Encuadernado a continuación: EDICTO DE LA EMPERATRIZ REYNA DE HUNGRÍA Y BOHEMIA, ETC. QUE PROHIBE EN AQUELLOS DOMINIOS LA ENEGENACIÓN DE BIENES RAICES EN MANOS-MUERTAS SIN REAL PERMISO, BAXO DE CIERTAS REGLAS. 7 hh. con texto a dos columnas en idioma español e italiano. Imp. de la Real Gaceta. Madrid, 1766. Encuadernado a continuación: EDICTO DE LA REPÚBLICA DE VENECIA PARA LA PUNTUAL EXECUCIÓN DE LAS LEYES, QUE PROHIBEN LA ADQUISICIÓN DE RAICES A LAS MANOS MUERTAS. 5 hh. con texto a dos columnas en idioma español e italiano. Imp. de la Real Gaceta. Madrid, 1766. ASTURIAS EMV LIBROS ANTIGUOS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Galgo]
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        Tratado de la Regalía de Amortización, En el qual se demuestra por la serie de varias edades, desde el nacimiento de la Iglesia en todos los siglos y Países Católicos, el uso constante de la autoridad civil, para impedir las ilimitadas enagenaciones de bienes raíces en Iglesias, Comunidades, y otras manos-muertas; con una noticia de las leyes fundamentales de la Monarquía Española sobre este punto, que empieza con los Godos, y se continúa en los varios Estados sucesivos, con aplicación a la exigencia actual del Reyno después de su reunión, y al beneficio común de los Vasallos.

      - M., Imprenta Real, 1765, 30 x 21 cm., pergamino, 4 h. + X págs. + 1 h. + 296 págs. (Página 285 remarginada por la vuelta blanca. Las últimas dos hojas presentan diversas restauraciones en el texto, afectando muy levemente a la primera y en unas 10 palabras a la última). ECONOMÍA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        Idées d'un citoyen sur les besoins, les droits, et les devoirs des vrais pauvres

      Amsterdam, et se trouve à Paris, chez Barthelemi Hochereau, le jeune 1765 - Two parts in one volume in 8vo; 1 f. blank, 212, 140 pp.; contemporary calf, corners repaired, spine skillfully re-backed to style with red gilt lettering-piece, marbled endpapers, red edges, last 6 leaves with signs of humidity in upper margin, mild age-toning throughout, else clean and crisp, a good copy. First edition, rare. Nicolas Baudeau (1730-92) was a clergyman. In 1765 he founded the periodical "Éphémérides du Citoyen". Mirabeau converted him to physiocracy and he became one of its most active propagandists through many articles, pamphlets and books. In the prexdsent work he gives his views on pauperism. Barbier II, 882c, INED 283, Einaudi 347 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dieter Stecher]
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        Traité des couleurs pour la peinture en émail et sur la porcelaine; précédé de l'art de peindre sur l'émail [.].

      Paris, G. Cavelier, 1765. - LII, 287, (1) SS. Mit kl. Holzschnittvignette am Titel. Marmorierter Lederband der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe. - Herausgeber des posthum publizierten Werks über die Email- und Porzellan-Malerei von D. d'Arclais de Montamy (1702-65), dem ersten Maitre d'Hotel des Herzogs von Orleans, ist kein Geringerer als Diderot. Es behandelt verschiedene Grundierungen und die Herstellung der Farben (mit Zutatenlisten und Mengenangaben) sowie die Eigenheiten der jeweiligen Farbzusammensetzungen. Das Buch erschien schon 1767 auf Deutsch unter dem Titel "Abhandlung von den Farben zum Porcellän- und Email-Malen". 1981 bei Olms als Reprint erschienen. - Teils etwas stockfleckig. Rücken fachmännisch restauriert. Poggendorff I, 57. Ferchl 12. Nicht bei Schießl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        An Act to amend and render more effectual, in His Majesty's Dominions in America . . . An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters [5 Geo III c.33]

      London: Printed by Mark Baskett . . . and . . . Assigns of Robert Baskett, 1765. General title + pages 579-596, light browning, disbound, else a very good untrimmed copy with generous margins A rare separate printing of the first Quartering Act, leading to increased tension with the American colonies, disputed by them as mandating taxation without representation and subventioning a standing army in peacetime; one copy in England in ESTC

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        Lettres de Sophie et du Chevalier de **, pour servir de Supplément aux Lettres du Marquis de Roselle

      Chez l'Esclapart, Londres, Paris 1765 - Deux volumes in-12 (169 x 104 mm), veau havane tigré, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches rouges mouchetées (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Bel exemplaire aux armes de Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex-libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. L'auteur, né à Caen en 1733, mort en 1825, fut bibliothécaire de Monsieur (Louis XVIII), écrivit plusieurs romans et pièces de théâtre, et fut l'un des fondateurs des Dîners du Vaudeville et du Caveau. (petites usures aux coins, petite déchirure marginale p. 221 tome 2, légères rousseurs). // Two 12o volumes (169 x 104 mm), havana tiger-like calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns-in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition. Nice copy, bearing arms of Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. The author, born in Caen in 1733, died in 1825, was librarian for King Louis XVIII, wrote several novels and plays for theater, and was one of the founder of the "Dîners du Vaudeville" and "Caveau". (some use on corners, small tear in margin p. 221 vol. 2, light spots).

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        A Concise Account of America: containing a description of several British colonies on that continent, including the islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, &c as to their situation, extent, climate, ... Also of the interior, or westerly parts of the country, upon the rivers St. Laurence [sic], the Mississipi [sic], Christino, and the Great Lakes. To which is subjoined, an account of the several nations and tribes of Indians residing in those parts

      London: printed for the Author, and sold by J. Millan, 1765. Octavo signed in 4s. Expertly bound to style in half 18th century russia over contemporary marbled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, ruled in gilt on either side of each band, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment First edition of one "of the most accurate contemporary accounts of the interior of North America as it was when England took it from France" (Streeter). Rogers acted as a scout for the 1755 expedition against Crown Point, and in 1756 became captain of an independent company of Rangers. He made scores of raids against the French in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania, going as far west as the shores of Lake Huron. He was sent to receive the capitulation of Western French posts in 1760; en route he met Pontiac, the Ottowa chief, and received his submission to English supremacy. Rogers was also present at the siege of Detroit by Pontiac 1763. Rogers exploits made him the most romantic and famous figure of the war in America, a reputation that was cemented with the publication of his Journal in 1765. The present work was published in the same year. "In the concise account of the several colonies, he mingles many particulars of the Indian nations, but its especial interest is to be found in the section of his volume devoted to the Customs, Manners, and Government of the Indians, pp. 205 to 264. These relations are the result of his own personal experience" (Field). Howes concurs with both Streeter and Field, noting that the work is based "largely on personal knowledge... [and that] this was the first geographical account of the American interior after England had wrested it from France, and, aside from those by Pittman and Hutchins, the most accurate of the period." Buck 3; Clark Old South I:301; Field 1316; Greenly Michigan 17; Howes R-418 "b"; Lande 761; Sabin 72723; Streeter sale II:1028; Vail Frontier 562. (8 1/4 x 5 inches). 1p. page advertisement for subscribers to a second volume (never published).

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        Observations sur les maladies des armées dans les camps et les garnisons, avec un traité sur les substances sceptiques et anti-sceptiques, lû à la Société Royale. Ouvrage traduit de l'anglais sur la seconde édition. (Relié à la suite :) Supplément aux Observations sur les maladies des armées.

      Paris, Ganeau, 1755-1765. - 2 vol. in-12; T.I : XL, 332, (6) pp.; T.II : X, 355 pp. et 81 pp., plein veau de l'époque, dos lisses ornés, tranches rouges, coiffe sup. du T.I arasée, coins émoussés. Très bon exemplaire de la première édition française, bien complet du rare supplément. L'édition originale de la première partie (« maladies des armées ») a paru à Londres en 1752. Cet ouvrage novateur et fondamental valut à Pringle d'être considéré comme le père de la médecine militaire moderne. Il est basé sur l'expérience, l'auteur écrivant même dans la préface : « Je m'aperçus du peu de secours que je devais attendre des livres ». Il servit de modèle aux ouvrages ultérieurs. Sur la base de nombreuses observations personnelles, Pringle reconnaît le rôle de l¿air "infect", aggravé par la promiscuité, notamment dans les hôpitaux et les casernes, et montre l'importance des mesures d'hygiène et d'antisepsie. Il considère, sur la base des expériences qu'il réalisa, que le camphre, la myrrhe et les fleurs de camomille sont les substances antiseptiques les plus efficaces. J. Pringle (1707-1782) fut professeur à l université d'Edimbourg, puis médecin de l¿armée britannique et médecin général de l¿armée. Il fit adopter le principe de la neutralité des hôpitaux militaires. cf. Garrison & Morton, 2150 (édition originale) ; J.Richard, L'expérience, l'observation et l'expérimentation dans la littérature médicale française du XVIIIe siècle, pp. 368-369. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Madam Johnson's Present: or, every young woman's companion, in useful and universal knowledge. Digested under the following Heads: I. Spelling, Reading, Writing, and Arithmetick, taught without the Help of a Master. II. The Compleat Market-Woman. III. The Cook's Guide for dressing all Sorts of Flesh, Fowl and Fish. IV. For Pickling, Pastry, and Confectionary. V. An Estimate of the Expences of a Family in the middling Station of Life. VI. The Art and Terms of Carving Fish, Fowl, and Flesh. Vii. A Bill of Fare for every Month in the Year for Dinner and Supper, and also for extraordinary Occasions. Viii. The Young Woman's Instructor for the right Spelling of Words used in Marketting, Cookery, Pickling, Preserving, &c. &c. &c. To this edition a

      Printed for J. Fuller & W. Nicoll 1765 - Third Edition, 12mo, iv,193,[17]pp., without the final advert leaf, new endpapers, recent quarter calf, red morocco title label to spine. First published in 1753 as as 'The Young woman's companion; or the Servant-Maid's Assistant.' London, H. Jeffery, 1753, with a sixth and final edition appearing in 1772. All edition are rare, of this third edition ESTC locates 2 copies (BL & Library of Virginia), Maclean adds the Yale copy. Maclean, p.77; Cagle, 782 (second edition of 1759); Bitting (second edition; Oxford, p.83.

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        Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:

      London: for J. Dodsley,, 1765. Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs, and other Pieces of our earlier Poets, (Chiefly of the Lyric kind.) [Together with] EVANS, Thomas. Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative. London: T. Evans, 1777. 5 volumes, foolscap octavo (180 × 115 mm). Contemporary streaked calf, spines gilt in compartments with flower and star tools, red and green morocco labels, marbled endpapers, single-line rules and cornerpieces gilt. Half-titles in Vols. II and III (all issued); errata at end of Vol. III, advert and notice to the binder not bound in. Engraved frontispiece by C. Grignion after S. Wale, engraved leaf of music at end of Vol. II, title, head- and tail-vignettes. Bookplate to verso of each title page. Some joints starting, head of spine to volume V a little scuffed, occasional light spots but contents generally clean and fresh. An excellent set. First editions. The dedication, though signed by Percy, was written by Samuel Johnson. Johnson had in fact offered to do much more, but the task of helping Percy select and annotate the material fell instead to Shenstone. "Most of Percy's contemporaries welcomed the Reliques as a powerful blast of fresh air. 'Poetry has been absolutely redeemed by it', wrote Wordsworth ('Essay supplementary to the preface', Lyrical Ballads, 1815, 3, 75). Several generations of poets felt its influence: Blake, Coleridge, Keats, Rossetti, Morris, Swinburne, and many lesser lights. Scott, both as novelist and ballad-editor, owed a debt to the book, as did figures such as Bürger, Herder, and the Grimm brothers in Germany, and by extension European Romanticism in general" (ODNB).

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        A Map of the County of Devon, with the City & County of Exeter. Delineated from an actual Survey by Benjamin Donn. To John Baring of Mount-Radford, & to Matthew Lee, of Ebford near Exeter Esq[ui]rs. This Map, as a grateful acknowledgement of the great and generous Assistance which they have given hereto, Is humbly Inscribed, By their most obedient Serv[an]t Benjamin Donn.

      Entered in the Hall Book of the Company of Stationers, and Published according to Act of Parliament, January 1st, 1765., [London], - Large scale engraved map, on 12 sheets, mounted on linen, fine original hand colour, inset plans of the Plymouth, Plymouth docks, Exeter, and Lundy Island, margins to a few sheets with loss not affecting image, minor tear to inset of Lundy. The first county to be mapped on a scale of 1 inch to the mile. The best know of all large-scale county surveys due to the 100 guineas award from the Royal Society of Arts; the first map to receive the award that was conceived by the society in 1762, i.e. the first county to be mapped upon a scale of 1 inch to the mile. Donn's map was the model of its kind, the result of a five year survey during which he claimed to have actually measured over 6000 miles of roads rivers together with the angles of towers and hills. Detail includes towns, churches, villages, seats and noted houses, parks, farms and cottages, copper and tin mines, Roman and Danish forts and escarpments, turnpikes, fenced and unfenced roads and the distance between towns. Benjamin Donn was a teacher of mathematics and in his preface to the map he acknowledges the use of trigonometry and astronomy in his survey. His large-scale map of Devon was sold for one and half guineas uncoloured with an extra 5 shillings for it to be coloured. It was also bound as an atlas with a title page and list of subscribers for 2 guineas.

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        JOURNALS OF MAJOR ROBERT ROGERS: CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF SEVERAL EXCURSIONS HE MADE UNDER THE GENERALS WHO COMMANDED UPON THE CONTINENT OF NORTH AMERICA, DURING THE LATE WAR. [bound with:] A CONCISE ACCOUNT OF NORTH AMERICA: CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE SEVERAL BRITISH COLONIES ON THAT CONTINENT...ALSO OF THE INTERIOR, OR WESTERLY PARTS OF THE COUNTRY, UPON THE RIVERS ST. LAURENCE, THE MISSISSIPPI, CHRISTINO, AND THE GREAT LAKES

      London: Printed for the Author, and sold by J. Millan, 1765.. Two volumes bound in one. viii,236pp., followed by 1p. "advertisement" for subscribers to a second volume (which never appeared), 2pp. publisher's advertisements; vii,[1],264pp. Half title for first item. Contemporary speckled calf, spine with raised bands and gilt rules. Hinges weak with leather cracked along hinges, chipped at spine ends, corners worn. Early ownership signature on titlepage of first volume. Very clean and fresh internally. Near fine overall. In a half morocco and cloth box, red leather labels. First editions of two classics from the pen of Robert Rogers, whose legend was formed by his actions in the French and Indian War (described in the first volume). The JOURNALS... is complete with the half title and the two advertisement leaves at the rear which are not always present, and also features an advertisement for a second volume of Rogers' memoirs, which never appeared. A CONCISE ACCOUNT... is the companion work to Rogers' journal, though in our experience the two are not often found bound together. Rogers acted as a scout for the 1755 expedition against Crown Point, and in 1756 became captain of an independent company of Rangers. He made scores of raids against the French in New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, going as far west as the shores of Lake Huron. His exploits, detailed in his JOURNALS..., made him the most romantic and famous figure of the war in America. The book has served as the basis for much romantic fiction, most notably Kenneth Roberts' NORTHWEST PASSAGE. Rogers went on to briefly lead British rangers at the outset of the Revolution, raising recruits to fight against the American rebels. A CONCISE ACCOUNT... was also published in 1765, and it too was "printed for the author and sold by J. Millan." This is an important work utilizing Rogers' knowledge of the western country. It includes detailed descriptions of geography, Indian tribes encountered, etc. "The first geographical account of the American interior after England had wrested it from France, and, aside from those of Pittman and Hutchins, the most accurate of the period" - Howes. "One of the most accurate contemporary accounts of the interior of North America as it was when England took it from France" - Streeter. HOWES R419, "b"; R418, "b." GREENLY MICHIGAN 16, 17. BELL R366, R365. JCB 1474, 1473. LANDE 760, 761. WINSOR V, pp.592-93. CLARK II:58, I:301. THOMSON 996. SABIN 72725, 72723. TPL 393, 392. VAIL 563, 526. STREETER SALE 1029, 1028. GRAFF 3555, 3554. FIELD 1315, 1316. GAGNON II:1828.

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        The Castle of Otranto, A Story. Translated by William Marshall, Gent. From the Original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, Canon of the Church of St. Nicholas at Otranto

      London: Printed for Tho. Lownds, 1765. . First edition. Small 8vo. viii, 200 pp. Recent period style full speckled calf, spine with raised bands, double gilt rules and gilt decoration to compartments, gilt lettered red label, gilt tooling to edges of boards, near contemporary inscription to upper edge of title page reading “H Carr the gift of / Eleanora Swinburne” followed by another mark scribbled out by an old hand. The inscription in two hands, Eleonora’s name presumably noting her ownership of the book and the first part recording its presentation. Small tears to inner margins of F7 and F8 expertly repaired, slight toning to first and last few leaves, otherwise in very good condition. As Hazen notes the novel was actually first published 24th December, 1764, though the title page bears the following year. Walpole, for fear of public ridicule, purportedly published the novel under the ruse of it being a translation of a much earlier Italian text. When its success became apparent he began to assert his authorship, writing to a contemporary within a few months of the publication: “a little story book, which I published some time ago, though not boldly with my own name; but it has succeeded so well, that I do not longer entirely keep the secret.” Walpole writes in the preface to the second edition, that the work was an “attempt to blend the two kinds of romance: the ancient and the modern”. In creating this fantastical historical tale, Walpole thus established the genre of the Gothic novel. & Eleanora Swinburne was the daughter of Sir John Swinburne of Capheaton Hall, Northumberland, 3rd Baron Swinburne. The poet Algernon Charles Swinburne was the grandson of the 6th Baron. Coincidentally Hazen refers to a copy of the book sometime owned by Richard Bull rebound in red morocco which came up for sale at the Julia Swinburne sale at Sotheby’s in June, 1894. Julia who Algernon Charles’ aunt, died in 1893 aged 97. Hazen, 17.

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        The School of Art, or, Most compleat drawing-book extant : consisting of an extensive series of well chosen examples, selected from the designs of those eminent masters Watteau, Boucher, Bouchardon, Le Brun, Eisen, &c. &c., engraved on sixty folio copper plates and performed in a method which expresses the manner of handling the chalk and the management of harmony of its tincts in real drawings

      London: printed for John Bowles; Robert Sayer, and Carington Bowles, 1765 - "Smith is generally credited with popularizing crayon manner engraving in England, mainly because he executed a series of plates in this style from designs by Watteau, Boucher, Edmé Bouchardon, and others-including 12 Heads Selected from Monsr. Le Brun's 'Passions of the Soul', printed for Robert Sayer-which were all published together on sixty folio copperplates by John and Carrington Bowles and Sayer as The School of Art, or, Most Compleat Drawing-Book Extant (1765). There had been no market for the technique when it was first used by Pond, but by the 1760s the English had developed a taste for French drawings. The preface to Smith's drawing book indicates that it appeared not only to fill that market, but also, by placing less emphasis on proportion and perspective and containing more examples of landscapes, rococo cartouches, and flower drawings, to respond to the growing demand for drawing books which catered to the new, often female, type of amateur whose numbers were beginning to increase around this time." ODNB WITHOUT TITLE-PAGE and text but with all plates. Folio. Sixty folio crayon copperplates printed in orange. Modern cloth spine and tips, marbled boards. Fine. ESTC N46692 (Huntington & Winterthur only) COPAC British Library; No auction records in 30 years [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire des révolutions de Florence, sous les Médicis, I-III. [THREE VOLUMES].

      Paris, Musier, De Hansy, Durand, Panckoucke 1765 - Three volumes. Small octavo. Pp. xviii, 444; 430; 342, (6) errata, privilege (verso blank). Woodcut head-pieces. All 3 half-titles present. Extended index. Small, neat private stamp to each title. Hardcover, uniformly bound in contemporary full mottled calf, spines with gilt-ruled raised bands, gilt-tooled compartments, 2 gilt morocco lettering-pieces to each, marbled endpapers, all edges dyed red. In fine condition. A lovely set. ~ The French translation of Varchi's (1503-1565) "Istoria delle guerre della republica fiorentina (.)" (Leiden, 1723), translated by Jean-Baptiste Requier (1715-1799). Rare.

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        DELLA DECIMA E DI VARIE ALTRE GRAVEZZE IMPOSTE DAL COMUNE DI FIRENZE. DELLA MONETA E DELLA MERCATURA DE FIORENTINI FINO AL SECOLO XVI. TOMO PRIMO Lisbona e Lucca 1765. Più Altro Volume DELLA DECIMA E DELLE ALTRE GRAVEZZE DELLA MONETA, E DELLA MERCATURA.

      G. Bouchard, LIsbona e Lucca 1765 - [ECONOMIA MERCATURA] DELLA DECIMA E DI VARIE ALTRE GRAVEZZE IMPOSTE DAL COMUNE DI FIRENZE. DELLA MONETA E DELLA MERCATURA DE FIORENTINI FINO AL SECOLO XVI. TOMO PRIMO Lisbona e Lucca 1765. Più Altro Volume DELLA DECIMA E DELLE ALTRE GRAVEZZE DELLA MONETA, E DELLA MERCATURA DE FIORENTINI FINO AL SECOLO XVI. PARTE TERZA. DELLA MERCATURA DE FIORENTINI. TOMO SECONDO. Lisbona e Lucca 1765 (cm.25,5) Volumi 2 in piena pergamena maculata titolo in oro al dorso con nervetti. (dorso al primo volume mancante) -cc.6 (num. VIII), pp.268, Xii; + 4 tabelle ripiegate + 1 grande tav. ripegata (popolazione di Firenze); -cc.4 (num. VI), pp.355 (la 356 è bianca). le due carte con la dedica a Pietro Leopoldo nel nostro esemplare sono nel primo volume, in altre copie si trovano al secondo volume ingenerando così confusione nella collazione delle prime carte dei due volumi. Edizione originale veramente importante e rara stampata a Firenze da G. Bouchard in quattro volumi in date diverse. Noi abbiamo solo i primi 2 volumi del 1765 ben completi di tutte le tavole e degli indici, l'errata dei due volumi si trova in fine al II volume. Nel 1766 furono stampati gli altri due volumi ed è per questo che si trovano spesso separati. Esclusi alcuni difetti alla legatura, internamente esemplare molto bello e marginoso con minime ombreggiature. *GAMBA 1095, *CHOIX 12968 : " OUVRAGE TRES IMPORTANTE E RARE"; *RICCARDI I 404; *RAZZOLINI 253 * MELZI I 278; * BIBLIOT. EINAUDI II 4256;* GRAESSE II 346; * BRUNET II 556; * NUC 437, 516; * GOLDSMITHS 10065 * KRES N°6288 pag. 310; * KRES "Italian economics" vol. I N° 338 p.140; *HIGGS 3535. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        KARTE VAN HET WESTELYK GEDEELTE VAN NIEUW MEXICO EN VAN CALIFORNIA VOLGENS DE LAATSTE ONTDEKKINGEN DER JESUITEN EN ANDEREN.

      Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion, . 1765 - Copper-engraved map, with full original color. Sheet size: 16 x 19 inches. 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 highly regarded NIEUWE EN BEKNOPTE HAND-ATLAS. LOWERY COLLECTION 498. PHILLIPS MAPS, p.494. PHILLIPS ATLASES, 600-102. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 148. WAGNER NORTHWEST COAST 608.

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        Kaart Van de Onderkoningschappen van Mexico en Nieuw Granada in de Spaansche West-Indien

      Amsterdam 1765 - Size : 301x475 (mm), 11.875x18.75 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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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 1765 - - Chez Bauche, A Genève et Paris 1765, In 8 (13,5x21cm), 39 (1bl.) 42 51 (1bc.) 51 (1bc.) 54 (2bc.), relié. - Recueil factice composé de 5 ouvrages de Dorat contenant plusieurs oeuvres, l'ensemble est illustrée de 21 fines et belles figures de Longueil et Aliamet d'après Eisen. Belle impression sur papier fort. On sait que Dorat se ruina pour ses éditions luxueuses. Détail : Lettre de Zeïla. Genève et Paris, Bauche, 1766. Mention de 3ème édition. Une figure, un en-tête et un cul de lampe par Eisen. Réponse de Valcour à Zeïla. Paris, Sébastien Jorry, 1766. Edition originale. Une figure, un en-tête et un cul de lampe par Eisen. Lettres en vers. Paris, Sébastien Jorry, 1766. Edition originale. Un fontispice (relié par erreur après la page de titre de Lettre de Barnevelt) Deux en-tête, 3 culs de lampe. Lettre de Barnevelt. Paris, Bauche, 1766. Mention de 4ème édition. L'édition originale date de 1763. Une figure, un en-tête et un cul de lampe, le tout par Eisen. Lettre du comte de Cominges. Paris, Sébastien Jorry, 1765. Nouvelle édition. L'originale ayant paru en 1764, chez le même éditeur. 2 figures, deux en-tête, deux culs de lampe. Plein Veau écailles d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Trimple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Roulette intérieure. Tranches dorées. Coiffe supérieure légèrement élimée un petit manque en queue. 2 coins émoussés. Mors supérieur fragile et en partie fendu en tête. Mors inférieur fendu en tête. Reliure de belle qualité, très décorative, mais présentant aujourd'hui des défauts, malgré tout assez légers. Ex-libris manuscrit : « Bibliothèque Dufaÿ / M. Thésigny ». 39 (1bl.) 42 51 (1bc.) 51 (1bc.) 54 (2bc.) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's Dublin.accurately Revised in Twelve Volumes (Hawkesworth Edition)

      Printed for C. Bathurst, and Others, London 1765 - Adorned with copper-plates with some account of the authors life, And notes historical and explanatory. by John Hawkesworth. Bound in original leather binding, spines rubbed gilt faded, bookplate pasted to front pastedown to all volumes, Volume one rear board loose o/w V/good set

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        The Works of Dr. Johnathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin (24 volume Set, in 25 books)

      Printed for C. Bathurst and Others, London 1765 - Tan leather binding with gilt titles on dark leather fields, four raised bands on spine, all books in about the same condition, edge wear with fraying at most corners, most wear at tops and bottoms of spines. some hinges are cracked but none detached. Interiors are very good with only mild age discoloration. Volume 17 has missing piece tucked inside [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The plays : of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson

      London : printed for J. and R. Tonson, H. Woodfall, J. Rivington, R. Baldwin, L. Hawes [and 7 others in London] 1765 - The second of 2 1765 issues, portrait lacking. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT138601. Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, 4559. Tape repair residue to 2 of the titles. Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-backed with contrasting green gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 8 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, IN EIGHT VOLUMES, WITH THE CORRECTIONS AND ILLUSTRATIONS OF VARIOUS COMMENTATORS; TO WHICH ARE ADDED NOTES BY SAM. JOHNSON

      London, Tonson Woodfall.1765 - 8 volumes. First Johnson edition. Engraved frontispiece portrait in vol. 1. Contemporary full calf. Damages to some spines. Vol. 1 split. Two volumes w. detached cover. Internally very good. Half-titles in all volumes except in volume 1. Extra shipping cost due to weight. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Western painting art galleries: Emitaxi Museum (Set 3)(Chinese Edition) XI YANG HUI HUA YI SHU DIAN TANG : E MI TA XI BO WU GUAN ( TAO ZHUANG GONG 3 CE )

      hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover Pages Number: 666 Language: Chinese. The year 1765. the Russian Queen Catalina (Catherine the Great) to the political and aesthetic needs. began to collect countries exquisite and excellent paintings. Her collections are like a seed. gradually grow and prosper as a world-famous great museums. Prior to this. there were no people will be so many magnificent collections to be compiled and compiled into a book. In Emitaxi Museum included more than 630 outstanding works include the Museu... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        A collection of authentic, useful and entertaining voyages and discoveries, digested in a chronological series

      J Knox, LONDON 1765 - 3 volume set in original full leather with all plates and charts. The leather is rotten and the boards are coming adrift. Contents are fine. First edition published in 1765 and there is no indication that this is a reprint. With folding engraved chart of the world, folding engraved map with plans of Louisbourg, Havanna, Cartagena, and Portobello, folding chart of the Southern part of South America, and folding chart of the Pacific, and 5 full-page engraved plates, one folding. (16), 264; (4), 271, (1); (4), 280 pp. An important collection of voyages, circumnavigations, and discoveries by Columbus, Vasco de Gama, Francis Drake, Walter Raleigh, Thomas Cavendish, Oliver van Noort, Spelbergen, Schouten and Le Maire, Capt. Monk, Tasman, Dampier, Lionel Wafer, Woodes Rogers, Don Ulloa, Anson, Ellis, and Martin, also including the story of Alexander Selkirk. Further, it contains a relation of the adventures of the few survivors from the shipwreck of the Doddington East-Indiaman, and an account of the Russian discoveries. Four large folding engraved maps and charts show the itineraries and the latest discoveries; the engravings show Columbus and the Indians. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Institutiones Catholicae in modum catecheseos - Tomus primus et Tomus secundus - 2 Bände. in quibus quidquid ad religionis historiam & ecclesiae, dogmata, mores, sacramenta, preces, usus & caeremonias pertinet totum id brevi compendio ex sacris Fontibus scripturae & traditionis Explanatur.

      Venetiis ex Typographia Balleoniana, Permissu ac Privilegio, 1765.. XX, 716, IV, 680 Seiten 2°, Leder. 6 Bünde, Goldprägung am Buchrücken, sehr schönes Exlibris, KIanten etwas berieben, Buchrücken oben und unten etwas randrissig, sonst beide Bände guter Zustand

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        DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, in Which the Words are deduced from their Originals...To Which are Prefixed a History of the Language and An English Grammar

      London: by W. Strahan, 1765. 2 volumes. The Third Edition. Royal folio, beautifully presented in full contemporary calf with panels richly gilt within compartments of the spine, black and russet morocco lettering labels gilt decorated, the covers with roll tooling in blind at the borders, endleaves marbled. A very clean, very handsome and attractive copy, crisp and unpressed and in original state, the binding rejointed at some time preserving all original materials. RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT, A FINE COPY IN RARE CONTEMPORARY BINDING OF ONE OF THE EARLIEST FOLIO PRINTINGS OF SAMUEL JOHNSON&#146;S MASTERWORK. THIS PRESSING WITHIN TEN YEARS OF THE FIRST. "The most amazing, enduring and endearing one-man feat in the field of lexicography (PMM). Begun in 1747 and printed over five years, Johnson&#39;s DICTIONARY set the standard for all subsequent lexicographical work. Its excellence was immediately recognized in all quarters and the first edition of two thousand copies sold quickly.<br> What set Johnson&#39;s DICTIONARY apart from earlier efforts was his reliance on the examples of English literature rather than his own intuition or previous word lists or dictionaries, a method that has been the standard ever since, from Richardson and Webster to the Oxford English Dictionary. Johnson, in undertaking this vast work, set out to perform singlehanded for the English language what the French Academy, a century before, had attempted for French. He hope to produce "a dictionary by which the pronunciation of our language may be fixed, and its attainment facilitated;" and though, of course, no language can be frozen in time, by aiming at fixing the language he succeeded in giving the standard of reputable use. As Noah Webster stated, his work "had, in philology, the effect which Newton&#39;s discoveries had in mathematics." <br> Johnson presumed to finish the work for the Dictionary in three years by his own labor, but he underestimated the work required and it eventually took nine years to complete (though not all of his time was spent upon the Dictionary, as he was also the editor of The Rambler at this time) and required the assistance of six amanuenses--five of whom, to Boswell&#39;s satisfaction, were Scotsmen.<br> "Johnson&#39;s achievement marked an epoch in the history of the language. The result of nine years labor, it did more than any other work before or since towards fixing the language. The preface ranks among Johnson&#39;s finest writings. The most amazing, enduring, and endearing one-man feat in the field of lexicography" (Printing and the Mind of Man).

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England. Four Volumes. Eller 1

      Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1765-69. Contemporary calf, rebacked, Nicholas Katzenbach&#39;s set, presented to him by IBM as he retired as their general counsel, in a modern custom-made box First edition of the pre-eminently collectible work of Anglo-American law, the principal fruits of Blackstone&#39;s Vinerian Professorship at Oxford, the first legal chair in the English speaking world whose first occupant was Blackstone

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        Physical and Meteorological Observations, Conjectures, and Suppositions, by Benjamin Franklin, LL. D. and F. R. S.,

      - First Edition, pp. 182-192, in the complete volume for 1765, vol 55, of The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vii, 344pp plus index, small quarto, a very good copy, bound in good contemporary sprinkled calf with leather labels, front hinge weak, with contemporary armorial bookplate of Viscount [?] Wimbledon, with 13 fine extending copper engraved plates, London, [The Royal Society], 1765. * FRANKLIN EXPLAINS THE WEATHERSPOUT. * In Physical and Meteorological Observations: Conjectures and Suppositions likely compiled by Franklin in 1751 and forwarded to his friend Peter Collinson and later published in the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions, (1765), Franklin addressed the weather conditions which form large eddies or whirlings. "Thus these eddies may be whirlwinds at land, waterspouts at sea." He conjectured that these were formed by air ascending or descending that had attained a circular motion. The air within receded "from the middle of the circle by a centrifugal force, and leaving there a vacancy; if descending, greatest above, and lessening downwards; if ascending, greatest below, and lessening upwards; like a speaking trumpet standing its big end on the ground. When the air descends with violence in some places, it may rise with equal violence in others, and form both kinds of whirlwinds." He continued: "The air in its whirling motion receding every way from the centre or axis of the trumpet, leaves there a vacuum; which cannot be filled through the sides, the whirling air, as an arch, preventing; it must then press in at the open ends. . The air entering, rises within, and carries up dust, leaves, and even heavier bodies that happen in its way, as the eddy, or whirl, passes over land. If it passes over water, the weight of the surrounding atmosphere forces up the water into the vacuity A body of water so raised may be suddenly let fall, when the motion, &c. has not strength to support it, or the whirling arch is broken so as to let in the air; falling in the sea, it is harmless, unless ships happen under it. But if in the progressive motion of the whirl, it has moved from the sea, over the land, and there breaks, sudden, violent, and mischievous torrents are the consequences." * Bound with 35 further papers, FULL LIST SENT ON REQUEST. * Other papers include: DELAVAL (Edward) A Letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Morton, President of the Royal Society. Containing Experiments and Observations on the Agreement between the Specific Gravities of the Several Metals, and Their Colours When United to Glass, as Well as Those of Their Other Proportions, pp.10-38; PARSONS (James) An Account of the White Negro Shewn before the Royal Society, pp.45-53; GALE (Benjamin) Historical Memoirs, Relating to the Practice of Inoculation for the Small Pox, in the British American Provinces, Particularly in New England, pp.193-204; EYLES STILES (F. H.) Extracts of Three Letters of Sir F. H. Eyles Stiles, F. R. S. to Daniel Wray, Esq; F. R. S. concerning Some New Microscopes Made at Naples, and Their Use in Viewing the Smallest Objects, pp.246-270.

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        Ocelot from the Drawing Collection of Samuel Howitt

      - Samuel Howitt (1765-1822) Drawing Collection of Samuel Howitt [From an Album of Drawings the Pair to Which was Once Owned by Baron Lionel Walter Rothschild (1868-1937) and is Housed at the Rothschild Libraries of the Natural History Museum at Tring, England] Watercolor on paper Signed: Howitt Provenance: Collection of Walter Faulkes, Fearnley Hall Framed dimensions: 17" x 14 1/2" A country gentleman from Chigwell, in Essex, Samuel Howitt&#146;s entry into the world of art was prompted as a means of meeting financial obligations which he incurred as a result of his carefree nature. In reaction to his solid Quaker upbringing, Howitt was an active participant in the thriving London social scene of gambling, hunting, fishing and sporting. He could often be found making the rounds of London&#146;s drinking houses with his brother-in-law, the noted caricaturist and watercolorist, Thomas Rowlandson. His marriage to Rowlandson&#146;s sister was not a success and apparently his passion for fishing and sporting excursions led to their separation. Howitt&#146;s initial artistic efforts were somewhat crude, but his natural talents quickly and skillfully progressed to a remarkable degree. Some of his individual works were exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1783 and 1815. His quick, fretted outlines, which were then washed in, reflect the influence of Rowlandson. He was prolific in oil and watercolor, and as a printmaker and his lighthearted, boisterous works appeared in numerous sporting and other publications. In 1808 he provided illustrations for The Angler&#146;s Manual. In 1812, 70 of his illustrations appeared in the British Sportsman, and later a large group appeared in The Old Sporting Magazine. However, Howitt&#146;s best known work is Oriental Field Sports, a collection of 40 attractive and dramatic aquatints drawn by Howitt after the original sketches of his friend Captain Thomas Williamson. The main purpose of the book was the explication and illustration of the excitement and peculiarities of Indian game hunting, both big and small. Williamson had explored the innermost regions of Bengal in search of the exotic Asian prize and from his sketches Howitt produced some of the most prized images of big-game hunting. His habit of drawing animals from life at the Tower of London was the basis of the 1811 A New Work of Animals, 56 carefully executed designs based on the fables of Aesop. It is likely that the Tower of London was also the source for many of the watercolors of animals and birds here presented, although the notation of Bullock on some would indicate that he also used specimens from this renowned dealer in animal skins. The companion album to the collection is now in London&#146;s Natural History Museum and forms part of the holdings of the famed banker, Baron Rothschild of Tring. Rothschild was a keen amateur scientist and from the age of seven started collecting specimens. He founded the Zoological Museum at Tring, opening it to the public in 1892. Moreover, he wrote several articles on ornithology and held distinguished positions as Trustee of the Natural History Museum, Chairman of the British Ornithologists&#146; Club (1913-1918) and President of the British Ornithologist&#146;s Union (1923-1928). It is not certain as to when the two albums of Howitt&#146;s drawings were divided and thus difficult to establish a definite provenance to the Rothschild collection for the set pictured here. However, they are fine examples of the work of one of the leading natural history painters of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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