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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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        Veduta Della Cascata di Tivoli

      Rome 1765 - Hind 75 (2nd State)John Wilton-Ely 208The watermark is indistinguishable due to the heavy inkThis plate is from the series Vedute di Roma. \"The 135 plates of the Veduta di Roma, produced individually by Piranesi from the late 1740s until his death some thrity years later, represent almost every phase in his stylistic evolution and reflect his changing intellectual concerns. Throught these particular works, which were spread all over the Continent by means of the Grand Tour, Piranesi was not only to revolutionize the conventional form of the veduta but was to transform the European vision of classical antiquity\" (John Wilton-Ely)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and \"like Callot makes great use of the swelling line\" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi\'s own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnifice

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        The Antiquities of Warwickshire Illustrated from Records, Leiger-Books, Manuscripts Charters, Evidences, Tombes and Armes Beautified with Maps, Prospects and Portraictures

      John Jones, Coventry 1765 - This edition is carefully copied without the least alteration, from the Old one, published in the Year 1656; and besides the Original Copper-plate Cuts, contains the New Maps of the County and Hundreds, also a whole Sheet curious Prospect of Blithe-Hall, the Seat of the Author. In 2 vols. Original full leather with spine relaid. Bookplate of Francis Stanier Philip Broade with small printed label 'Peplow' beneath. Epps stained at edges. Crease crossing final 50 pps of vol 1. Tear to p321 of Vol 1. 2 tears and small piece missing to top of frontis but actual picture not affected. Very light foxing to both vols.

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        DISCURSOS HISTORICOS, MISCELANEOS-CRITICOS, POLITICOS-CHRISTIANOS, fundados en la Sagrada Escritura, y en los mas célebres Autores de la Eclesiastica, y Profana Historia.

      Imp. Joaquín Ibarra. Madrid, 1765 - -66. 21 cm. 2 tomos: (I) [8], 232 pág. (sign. *4, A-O8, P4). (II) [8], 237 pág. (sign. a4, A-O8, P7). Marca tipográfica en la portada de ambos volúmenes. Dos tomos enc. en un vol. en pergamino, lomera rotulada. * Curiosa obra dividida en dos libros que trata temas tan diversos como los avisos y precauciones que deben tomarse para obviar los fraudes que se practican en los ejércitos; de los perjuiciso que resultan al público por la prohibición de los géneros extranjeros; de los cometas; de los terremotos; de los ligures y las batallas que tuvieron con los romanos; de los motivos por los cuales entre muchos casados no se vive con la paz del matrimonio; del principio de la idolatría; de la donación del emperador Constantino a la silla apostólica; y de la milagrosa curación de su lepra, entre muchos otros. Primera edición. Según Palau (301080) "parece de autor catalán exilado o huido a Italia después de un proceso." CCPB 251230-0 y 251231-9. historia, cristianismo, sagradas escrituras, historia de europa Història d'Europa Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition]

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        1765 SELICHOT - PRAYERS OF REPENTANCE

      METZ FRANCE 1765 - On offer: Selichot - Prayers of Repentance: a book of prayer, specifically consisting of specialized prayers for days of unique significance. They are called Selichot - Prayers of Repentance. Used on Yom Kippur and other Jewish Public Fast Days. The author named it Selichot Volume 1 but the text suggests that there will be a volume 2 and 3 for days of Festival Holidays. The author of the Sefer is unidentified but it mentions a Moshe Maiy who sponsored its publication. The date of publication 1765 is produced by way of an acronym of letters whose corresponding numeric value totals - 1765. The following acknowledgement (loosely translated): "Funds were sponsored by Moshe Maiy, here in the holy city of Metz, under the governance of the Great King Louis the 15th, Emperor of France and may Hashem uplift his eminence, and may his kingdom rise ever higher and higher, Amen." All the more interesting as this was the final year of the King's reign as he died in December of 1765. Holographic notes at the top of the title page are dated 1776 followed by 1765. Former archivist notes on the inside front cover state in pencil Natan Yale Collection 1768 or Jewish Theological Seminary. The leather book's front cover is detached but present. While the rest of the covers are rubbed and otherwise poor the text block is quite nice. Overall F. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A DISCOURSE UPON THE INSTITUTION OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS IN AMERICA, DELIVERED AT A PUBLIC ANNIVERSARY COMMENCEMENT, HELD IN THE COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA MAY 30 AND 31, 1765. WITH A PREFACE CONTAINING, AMONGST OTHER THINGS, THE AUTHOR&#39;S APOLOGY FOR ATTEMPTING TO INTRODUCE THE REGULAR MODE OF PRACTICING PHYSIC IN PHILADELPHIA

      Philadelphia: William Bradford, 1765.. vii,[1],xxvi,[2],63pp. 12mo. 20th-century three-quarter morocco over boards, spine gilt. Spine and covers soiled, slightly worn. Titlepage and last printed page laid down on paper. Titlepage soiled and chipped (affecting a few letters in imprint). Worming in top and bottom margins throughout volume (no loss of text). Light browning. A good copy. First edition of the first book published in the North American British colonies on medical education. Morgan served in the French and Indian War, but received his formal medical training in Edinburgh. Upon his return to America in 1765, he proposed a system for medical education in America with this address and founded the first medical school in America at the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania Medical School). "At the College&#39;s annual commencement the same year, he delivered the present DISCOURSE, an elaborate exposition on the nature and scope of medical science, its conditions in America, obstacles to medical study and reasons for the establishment of medical schools. He argued the need for separating the functions of physician, apothecary, and surgeon, and declared his intention to limit himself to the practice of internal medicine solely by prescription. These were advanced ideas which at first met with much opposition, as his opponents claimed that they were not applicable to conditions in the colonies" - Norman. A good copy of an important work in the history of medicine in the colonies. SABIN 50650. EVANS 10082. NAIP w030863. HILDEBURN 2147. AUSTIN 1335. GUERRA a-367. NORMAN 1549.

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        Contes Moraux: Complete in Three Volumes (Voltaire and the Encyclopédie. French Illustrated Works to 1800)

      Paris; J. Merlin 1765 - [xvi] (345) , [6] (376) , [6] (312) . 23 engraved plates after Gravelot by Baquoy, Le Mire, Legrand, Le Veau, de Longueil, Pasquier, Voyez, and Rousseau. White * Wallingwells bookplate to the front paste-down. The first illustrated edition after its first appearance in 1761 Mild staining to the bottom outer page edges not affecting the text. Contemporary full speckled calf, very good. Spine bands scuffed, panel edges slightly rubbed. New red morocco title and volume labels. Scans on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ire Table de la Ire Race des Rois de France dite des Mérovingiens - IIe Table de la Ire Race des Rois de France dite des Mérovingiens - IIIe Table de la Ire Race des Rois de France dite des Mérovingiens - IIe Table de la IIe Race des Rois de France dite des Carlovingiens - Ire Table de la Troisième Race des Rois de France, dite des Capétiens - IIe Table de la 3e Race des Rois de France Qui contient la Branche Roiale dite des Valois - IIIe Table de la 3e race de Rois de France Qui contient la Branche d'Orléans-Valois - Table Généal. hist. et Chrônol. de la Maison Royale de Bourbon -

      Antoine Thomas 1765 - Ensemble de 8 planches grand format : Ire Table de la Ire Race des Rois de France dite des Mérovingiens, dédiée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres, dessiné par Manouisse et Jeandon, Chez P. Antoine, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi, Nancy, 1767, format 580 x 800 mm. - IIe Table de la Ire Race des Rois de France dite des Mérovingiens, dédiée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres, Chez P. Antoine, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi, Nancy, 1767, format 550 x 780 mm. - IIIe Table de la Ire Race des Rois de France dite des Mérovingiens dédiée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres, dessiné par Manouisse et Jeandon, Chez P. Antoine, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi, Nancy, 1767, format 550 x 785 mm. - IIe Table de la IIe Race des Rois de France dite des Carlovingiens,dédiée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres, Chez P. Antoine, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi, Nancy, 1767, format 550 x 790 mm. - Ire Table de la Troisième Race des Rois de France, dite des Capétiens, dédiée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Prince de Condé, Chez P. Antoine, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi, Nancy, 1766, format 510 x 695 mm. - IIe Table de la 3e Race des Rois de France Qui contient la Branche Roiale dite des Valois, dédiée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Prince de Condé, Chez P. Antoine, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi, Nancy, 1766, format 530 x 740 mm. - IIIe Table de ma 3e race de Rois de France Qui contient la Branche d'Orléans-Valois, dédiée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Prince de Condé, Chez P. Antoine, Imprimeur ordinaire du Roi, Nancy, 1766, format 505 x 675 mm - Table Généal. hist. et Chrônol. de la Maison Royale de Bourbon dédiée et présentée à S.A. Sérénissime Monseigneur le Prince de Condé, 1765, imprimé à Nancy par Dorvasy, 1765, Chez Thomas, Nancy, 1765, format 535 x 800 mm Rare ensemble de 8 planches en grand format, imprimées à Nancy. Il manque seulement la première table de la IIe race pour que l'arbre généalogique des Rois de France soit complet (petit accrocs en marge sans atteinte au texte à 3 planches, accroc sans manque à une planche, bel état par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrift.

      Nürnberg. Endtersche Handlung, 1765. - mit 18 Kupfertafeln, 146 Holzschnitten, mehr als 70 Initialen in Holzschnitt, Folio. 39,8 x 26,0 cm. (48) Bll., 1181 S., (11) Seiten, In gutem Zustand. der Einband gedunkelt und berußt, das untere Rückenkapital mit Fehlstelle, der vordere Spiegel teils von alter Hand beschrieben, der hintere mit Wurmfraßgängen und Schreibübungen von alter Hand, der Titel fleckig und gebräunt, die hinteren Lagen, beginnend ab ca. S. 900 mit einzelnen Wurmgängen und dadurch geringen Textverlusten (Buchstaben), ansonsten teils braunfleckig, aber insgesamt gut erhalten, der Einband mit starken Holzdeckeln, der Schnitt geschwärzt , mit 10 Schlußstücken in Holzschnitt. vollständiger Titel: Luther, Martin: Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrift deß Alten und Neuen Testaments. Wie solche von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther Seel. Im Jahr 1522, in unsere Teutsche Mutter-Sprach zu übersetzen angefangen, Anno 1534 zu End gebracht, und vor einigen Jahren bereits mit den Summarien Herrn Johann Sauberti Seel. auch mit dem Vielfältigen und Lehrreichen Nutzen, über alle Kapitel, des Herrn D. Salomon Klassens Seel. Angefertiget, unjetzt mit ganz neuen und schönen Kupfer-Bildnissen nebst derenselben beygedruckten Lebens-Läufen, auch andern annehmlichen Figuren samt deren kurzen Auslegungen und angehengten Moralien ausgezieret, dann von denen vorhin eingeschlichenen Druck-Fehlern auf das fleissigste gereiniget, Uber dieses sind nicht allein des seel. Hn. Lutheri und seines Geschlechts warhafte und aus uralten Gemählden genommene Abbildungen und Lebens-Lauf beygefüget, sondern auch zu end des ganzen Werks, neben den Christlichen Haupt-Symbolis, ein kurzer und nützlicher Bericht von der Augspurgischen Consession selbsten , wie man sie in dem rechten Original, im Jahre 1530, Kayser Carl dem Fünften überantwortet, beygedruckt worden Samt einer Vorrede von Herrn Johann Michael Dillherrns, in Verlegung der Johann Andreä Endterischen Handlung Anno MDCCLXV, . mit 18 Kupfertafeln und 146 Textholzschnitten von Elias Porcelius nach Joachim v. Sandrart. Titel in rot-schwarz Druck, 48 Bll. (Register), 1181 SS., 11 Bll. (Register und Augsburgische Confession), in den Text eingeschossen ungezählte Seiten der Lebensbeschreibungen der Propheten (2,4,4,3 ) S., sogenannte kleine Kurfürsten-Bibel aus der berühmtem Endterschen Offizin, die fast 200 Jahre die Produktion von Bibeln in Deutschland beherrschte. Pergament der Zeit auf 5 echten Bünden, mit Blindprägung und jeweils 4 Metall-Eckbeschlägen,die Schließen nur noch fragmentarisch vorhanden, Hardcover in Pergament, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Traité de l&#39;existance, de la nature et des propriétés du fluide des nerfs et principalement de son action dans le mouvement musculaire : ouvrage couronné en 1753 par l&#39;Académie de Berlin : suivi des dissertations sur la sensibilité des meninges, des tendons, &c., l&#39;insensibilité du cerveau, la structure des nerfs, l&#39;irritabilité Hallérienne,"

      Berlin. 1765. "First edition, 8vo, pp. [8], 331, [1]; title printed in red and black; 2 engraved head-pieces, 6 engraved folding plates; bound with: Le Cat, Nouveau systÍme, sur la cause de l&#39;évacuation périodique du sexe, Amsterdam, 1765, pp. viii, 1235; engraved headpiece, woodcut ornaments; together 2 titles in contemporary full calf, red morocco label on gilt- decorated spine; spine a little rubbed, but generally very good and sound. Of the second title 10 copies in OCLC (only 6 in the U.S.)."

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        OBSERVATIONS HISTORIQUES et GEOGRAPHIQUES, SUR LES PEUPLES BARBARES QUI ONT HABITE LES BORDS DU DANUBE & DU PONT-EUXIN. Suivies d'un Voyage fait à Magnésie, à Thyatire, à Sardes, &c. Contenant une Relation de ce qu'il y a de plus curieux en Monuments Antiques, Inscriptions, Médailles, dont plusieurs n'étoient pas encore connus; & précédées d'une Dissertation sur l'origine de la Langue Sclavone prétendue Illyrique.

      - Paris, N.M. Tilliard, 1765. Un volume in-4 (21cm x 27cm), basane marbrée d'époque, dos à faux nerfs orné, pièce de titre, fleurons et motifs dorés, filets dorés sur les plats, tranches jaspées, XLIV-358pp. (reliure très usagée, coiffes absentes, important manque de cuir au sommet du dos, frottement en queue de ce dernier avec manque, un mors ouvert, plats usés et éraflés, coins très frottés avec des manques, traces d'humidité sur les gardes avec des manques de papier, importantes galeries de ver sur l'ensemble des feuillets, des cartes et des planches mais sans perte de lettre, il manque les trois derniers feuillets de la table, fortes rousseurs par endroit, quelques piqûres, cernes claires en marge des feuillets, surlignage à un feuillet, rares annotations, deux manques de papier -5cm x 2cm et 1cm x 2cm- à une carte, deux tâches et une signature à l'encre au verso de celle-ci, salissures et traces d'humidité sur les planches). Edition originale. Complet du frontispice, des 4 cartes et des 9 planches (dont une rempliée). En l'état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pascalogia ovvero discorso della Pasca in cui si assegnano le ragioni delle discrepanzo vertenti, circa it tempo di celebrar las Pasca, tra la Chiesa Latina e Greca, come anche tra queste e la Sinagoga Ebrea respettivamente, dal Concilio Niceno fino alla Riformazione Gregoriana, da questa fino a tutto l'anno 1699., ed indi in perpetuo: divisa in cincque dialoghi E consagrata all' Altezza Reverendissima di Francesco Maria Cardinale de'Medici da David Nieto Rabbino, e Professore di Medicina. in Colonia 1702. E in Livorno 1765. Per Matteo Strambi Sotto le Logge.

      M. Strambi, Leghorn = Livorno, Italy 1765 - BK407: Pascalogia ovvero discorso della Pasca in cui si assegnano le ragioni delle discrepanzo vertenti, circa it tempo di celebrar las Pasca, tra la Chiesa Latina e Greca, come anche tra queste e la Sinagoga Ebrea respettivamente, dal Concilio Niceno fino alla Riformazione Gregoriana, da questa fino a tutto l'anno 1699., ed indi in perpetuo: divisa in cincque dialoghi E consagrata all' Altezza Reverendissima di Francesco Maria Cardinale de'Medici da David Nieto Rabbino, e Professore di Medicina. in Colonia 1702. E in Livorno 1765. Per Matteo Strambi Sotto le Logge. 84 leaves. OCLC lists only 3 libraries worldwide that own this edition, which is rarer then the 1st edition. Author: Nieto, David, 1654-1728. Includes half-title, tables in the text, original patterned paper limp boards, Very Rare. A treatise by the famous Hahm of London on the Jewish, Georgian and Julian calendars relating to Passover and Easter. The first edition was published clandestinely in London in 1702, with a "Cologne" imprint. Israel Solomons, the biographer and bibliographer of Nieto wrote in DAVID NIETO, 1931, pages 4-5: "The first edition is very scarce, but of the second edition no copy is to be found in any public library and it is evidently rarer than the first edition. I have traced two copies in private collections" See also, Moses Bensabat Amzalak, David Nieto (1654-1728), Noticia Biobibligrafica Lisbon, 1923, page 18. SCANS available upon request [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A voyage to the East Indies containing an account of the islands of St. Helena and Java. Of the city of Batavia. Of the government and political conduct of the Dutch. Of the empire of China with a particular description of Canton [.]

      London, 1765 - . XV,341 p., 11 engraved plates (including a folding view on Batavia), 1 woodcut in the text, modern period style full polished calf.

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        The Chinese Spy; or, Emissary from the Court of Pekin commissioned to examine into the Present State of Europe. Translated from the Chinese

      London: Printed for S. Bladon, in Pater-Noster-Row, 1765 - Novel satirizing European society by depicting it from the viewpoint of visiting Chinese First edition in English. 6 vols., 12mo. Without half-titles (as issued?). Contemporary sheep with morocco lettering pieces, edges red. With 19th- century booklabel of M. A. McGuire in each volume on the flyleaf. Lust 1276 (original edition in French, same year) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Oeuvres Mel&#130;es de M. De Lafrague, Des Academies Royales des Sciences, Belles-Letters & Arts de Caen & Lyon.

      A Paris. chez Duchesne, Libraire. 1765. - 12mo. 16.5cm, in two volumes, xix,324 & viii,359p., complete with half-titles, engraved illustrations, head and tailpieces, in contemporary full mottled calf, gilt decorated raised bands, ornate gilt decorations in the panels, double red and red leather labels, gilt titles, a fine attractive set Contains LaFargue's French translation of A Geographical Hisotry of Nova Scotia pp157-350, an anonymous work written for prospective settlers and based on the author's observations and Charlevoix's Histoire de la Nouvelle France. It is one of the first statements of French-English rival claims in Nova Scotia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LE SIEGE DE CALAIS . Relié à la suite: HISTOIRE D EUSTACHE DE SAINT PIERRE AU SIEGE DE CALAIS , SOUS LE REGNE DE PHILIPPES DE VALOIS, ROI DE FRANCE ET DE NAVARRE, en 1346 et 1347.

      Duchesne Paris 1765 - In 8 de XVJ, 118 pp et 1 ff.nc. Suivi de : Histoire d'Eustache de Saint Pierre (Calais, 1765):VIIJ ( relation du siege de Calais) , 67 pp et 4 pp (copies de la deliberation des Magistrats de Calais et leur lettre à M. de Belloy . Copie de la lettre de Voltaire). Plein veau havane, dos à 5 nerfs, caissons richements ornés.Une coiffe et 2 coins restaurés . RELIURE DE L EPOQUE. EDITION ORIGINALE de ces deux textes le premier de de Belloy fut représenté pour la premiére fois le 13 février 1765 Le second a, en fait, été écrit par Madame Marie Angélique de Gomez née Poisson ( 1684 -1770). Barbier ( II 657 ) le considére comme l' EDITION ORIGINALE. Bon exemplaire auquel est joint un portrait de Du Belloy par Saint Aubin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recopilación de las Ordenanzas de la Real Audiencia, y Chancillería de su Magestad, que reside en la Villa de Valladolid. Imprimiose por mandado de los Señores Presidente, y Oydores de ella, sacada de lo que por las Visitas hechas, y por las Cédulas, y Provisiones Reales, y por Autos, y Probehimientos del Acuerdo en los casos que por tiempo ocurrieron, augmentados en esta reimpresión varios Decretos de S. M. y Autos de su Real Consejo, Mandados agregar por modo de suplemento en esta reimpresión de orden del Real Acuerdo para buen orden, y govierno de dicha Real Audiencia, mas breve, y mejor expedición de los negocios, y pleytos

      - Reimpreso en Valladolid: por Thomás de Santander, Tesorero de la Real Universidad, Año de 1765.- [33 h.], 254 folios: letras capitulares grabadas en madera; in folio (30 x 21 cm.).- [SIGUE A CONTINUACION]: Varios Decretos de su Magestad, y Autos del Real Consejo, mandados agregar a la Reimpresión de las Ordenanzas de la Real Chancillería de Valladolid. De orden del Real Acuerdo de Ella.- [Valladolid]: Por Thomás de Santander, Impresor de la Real Universidad, y tesorero de ella, Año de 1765.- [5 h.], 177 folios: portada orlada y con escudo real, letras capitulares grabadas en madera; in folio (30 x 21 cm.); Encuadernados conjuntamente en Pleno Pergamino época. Libro en español [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pferde-Cur-Buch.

      No place, 1765. - Folio. German manuscript on paper. 3 parts in 1 vol. 137 pp. Modern half calf using old material. Contains numerous instructions on horse-breeding, as well as medical recipes, some credited to a "head stablemaster Stammer". - Ink somewhat faded, but legible. Title page and final leaves rather brownstained; last leaf reinforced. From the "Bibliotheca Tiliana" of the hunting collector Kurt Lindner (1906-87) with bookplate to pastedown.

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        The Castle of Otranto, a story. Translated by William Marshal, gent. From the original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, Canon of the church of St. Nicholas at Otranto.

      Tho. Lownds, London 1765 - 8vo. Pp viii, 200. A copy for rebinding. Lacking front board; back board holding on one string. Deprived of the front cover, the title page (all before lacking) is soiled, creased and ragged at edges.There is some marginal staining to a few of the first and last pages. Occasional spotting internally. Otherwise the text block is clean and bright. Would rebind to great advantage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Viage de. por orden del rey Phelipe II a los Reinos de León, Galicia, y Principado de Asturias para reconocer las reliquias de santos, sepulcros reales y libros manuscritos de las Catedrales y Monasterios. Dala a luz con notas y con la vida del autor el P.Fr. Henríquez Florez

      Antonio Marín, Madrid 1765 - 2 h. inc. port., XXVI p., 1 h., 224 p. Retrato del autor grabado al cobre a toda plana.Pergamino de época. Primera edición de este texto interesante para las provincias de Galicia, Asturias, León y Valladolid. Permaneció inédito desde el siglo XVI hasta que el padre Flórez lo publicó en el seiglo XVIII.En la introducción puede leerse: "Casi dos siglos han pasado desde que Ambrosio de Morales escribió este viage (sic), pero otros tantos han corrido sin lograr una mano benévola que lo sacase a la luz"Ejemplar limpio y completo, con su encuadernación original. refuerzo en el margen superior de portada, sin afectar texto Palau, 180634: "Es obra rara hoy"

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        I primi lineamenti di fisiologia dalla lingua latina trasportati nell'italiana da un professore di medicina.

      Appresso Sebastiano Coleti,, In Venezia, 1765 - In-8° (174x108mm), pp. XVI, 603, (1) di errata, legatura coeva p. pergamena rigida con titolo in oro su tassello al dorso. Tagli a spruzzo azzurri. Al frontespizio, vignetta incisa con un'aquila entro un fregio ornamentale. Testatine e capilettera ornati incisi su rame. Diffuse fioriture, macchie al tagli centrale; antica annotazione alla prima c. bianca. Discreto esemplare. Prima traduzione italiana di "Primae lineae Physiologiae in usum Praelectionum Academicarum", celebre opera fisiologica del grande medico e naturalista svizzero (Berna, 1708-1777), apparsa per la prima volta nel 1747. Si tratta del primo lavoro in cui il termine "fisiologia" è impiegato nell'accezione comunemente usata ancora oggi. L'opera espone anche la celebre teoria halleriana della risonanza in seguito ripresa e sviluppata da Helmholtz. Cfr., per le varie edizioni dell'opera: Blake, 196. Garrison Morton, 585. Wellcome, III, p.198. Heirs of Hippocrates, 882. Hirsch, III, 34. Lundsgaard-Hansen, 472. Waller, 4018. Steinke/Profos, Bibliographia Halleriana, passim. Major, Storia della medicina, II, p. 513-516. Norman Library, cit. Fulton/Wilson, cit. Blocker, p. 177. Neu, 1823. Osler, 1148. Reynolds, I, 1812. Catalogue of the Library of the Royal College of Physicians of London, p. 545. Pybus, 882. Lundsgaard-Fischer, Haller Bibliography, 284. D.S.B., VI, pp. 61-67. Hirsch, III, pp. 33-35.

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        THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND WEEKLY ADVERTISER. EXPIRING: IN HOPES OF A RESURRECTION TO LIFE AGAIN

      Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by William Bradford, Oct. 31, 1765.. 4pp., bifolium. Text in three columns within mourning borders. Woodcut vignettes of skulls and crossbones, ships, and a coffin. Small hole in the first leaf, short edge tears, minor browning, but in near fine condition overall. In a folding cloth case. Provenance: Laird U. Park, Jr. (Sotheby&#39;s New York, Nov. 29, 2000, lot 269). The famous "tombstone edition" of THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL issued in protest of the Stamp Act. The text is bordered in black, as in mourning, while the masthead is topped with a skull and crossbones and Masonic symbols. The text of this graphic issue of THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL begins with a letter from Bradford announcing the suspension of publication due to the Stamp Act taking effect the following day: "...the publisher of this paper unable to bear the Burthen, has thought it expedient to stop a while, in order to deliberate, whether any Methods can be found to elude the Chains forged for us, and escape the unsupportable Slavery...." Besides the tombstone front page and mourning borders, this issue includes text running vertically in the right margin of the front page reading: "Adieu, Adieu to the Liberty of the Press." In addition, a woodcut image of a coffin on the final page includes the epitaph: "The last Remains of The Pennsylvania Journal, Which departed this Life, the 31st of October, 1765, Of a Stamp in her Vitals." The Stamp Act of 1765 was the first British Parliamentary attempt to impose a direct tax on the American colonies, calling for all legal documents, permits, pamphlets, newspapers, and other publications to carry a tax stamp. Although the amount of the tax was relatively small, the Act raised the ire of the colonists who united in its opposition and raised the cry of "No taxation without representation." Intimidation and violence against the collectors made enforcement near impossible and the Act was repealed in March 1766. "The passage of the Stamp Act transformed American opposition to British policies....It was of enormous importance in that it produced at least a surface unity among the colonies, for almost every political leader, whatever his political principles, was opposed" - Jensen, THE FOUNDING OF A NATION. This issue of THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL is quite scarce, with only this copy appearing in the auction records for the last quarter century. It realized $30,650 at the Laird Park sale in 2000. BRIGHAM, p.937.

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