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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‚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]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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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"

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
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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'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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        Monuments érigés en France à la gloire de Louis XV. Précédés d'un Tableau du progrès des arts et des sciences sous ce règne, ainsi que d'une Description des honneurs et des monumens de gloire accordés aux grands hommes, tant chez les anciens que chez les modernes. Et suivis d'un choix des principaux projets qui ont été proposés, pour placer la statue du Roi dans les différens quartiers de Paris.

      Paris L'Auteur Desaint Saillant 1765 - In-folio, 2 ff., 236 pp., 1 f., 56 planches H.T., vignette de titre, 3 grandes vignettes à mi-page. Reliure plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné.(reliure usée et frottée avec manques au dos, mors fendus, mouillures dans la marge intérieure de tout l'ouvrage, manque 1 planche). Édition originale. L'exemplaire comporte 56 planches sur 57, manque la planche 29, dont 16 planches doubles et 8 dépliantes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le paradis perdu de Milton, poëme héroïque.

      Chez la Veuve Savoie 1765 - - Chez la Veuve Savoie, A Paris 1765, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. pet. in-12 (8X14,5cm), relié. - Nouvelle édition, dans la traduction en prose de Dupré de Saint-Maur, avec les remarque de Addisson in fine. Ces remarques, véritable essai sur le poème de Milton couvre les pages 221 à 375. Plein veau brun granité. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffes du tome I arrachées. 6 coins émoussés. Frottements. Assez bon ensemble. Outre Le paradis perdu, le tome III contient diverses oeuvres de l'auteur : Lycidas, L'allegro, Il pensero. Le quatrième volume est rempli de six lettres critiques, sans compter les remarques de Addisson, et l'ensemble des volumes est annoté en bas de page. Bonne réimpression de cette édition critique. L'oeuvre fut originellement publiée par Milton en 1667. La réception fut immense et durable, psuiqu'elle fut reconduite par la traduction de Chateaubriand (lequel y voyait la grandeur et la profondeur de la myhtologie chrétienne) et on considéra longtemps Milton comme l'égal d'Homère, alors que sa poésie apparaît bien surannée aujourd'hui, cantonnée au puritanisme chrétien et à l'emphase rhétorique. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MEMOIRS OF LIEUT. HENRY TIMBERLAKE, (WHO ACCOMPANIED THE THREE CHEROKEE INDIANS TO ENGLAND IN THE YEAR 1762).

      London: Printed for the Author, 1765. - viii,160pp. plus folding map and folding plate. Half title. Modern half calf and marbled boards, gilt leather label. Light rubbing to binding. Light soiling to half title and final leaf. Else a near fine copy. Timberlake was a British officer who spent considerable time with the Cherokees in Georgia and eastern Tennessee in the early 1760s, during the turbulent period of frontier strife at the end of the French and Indian War. He later accompanied a delegation of Cherokees to London. His account, here in the first edition, is one of the best of the period, and one of the few accounts of the war with the Cherokees in the southern colonies. The map is an important cartographic work in its own right. The folding plate is "A Curious secret Journal taken by the Indians out of the Pocket of a French Officer they had kill'd." "May very well be considered the Number One book in any Tennessee library, since it is the first book ever written concerning activities in the are now embraced in this state" - Horn. "Represents the earliest and one of the historically significant works relative to the Cherokee Indians and their activities.in original condition, ranks as a most desirable rare Tennessee book" - Allen. A very nice copy of a legendary rarity. SIEBERT SALE 277. ALLEN, SOME TENNESSEE RARITIES 1. HORN, TWENTY TENNESSEE BOOKS 1. STREETER SALE 1619. HOWES T271, "b." CLARK I:319. VAIL 565. FIELD 1553. GRAFF 4154. SABIN 95836. Duane King, editor, THE MEMOIRS OF LT. HENRY TIMBERLAKE. (Museum of the Cherokee Indian, 2007). King's excellent introductory essay is the best description of Timberlake and his amazing story, and the volume illustrates many important places and artifacts.

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        Reflections on the Painting and Sculpture of the Greeks..

      London Printed for the translator, and sold by A. Millar 1765. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Edgewear and bumping to boards, with scuffing to rear. Small paper label at base of spine. Heraldic bookplate to front pastedown and two previous owners' inscriptions. Occasional spotting within but textblock sound First thus Full leather 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). vi, 287pp.. with instructions for the connoisseur, and an essay on grace in works of art. Translated from the German original of the Abbe Winkelmann, Librarian of the Vatican.

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        THE MEMOIRS OF LIEUT. HENRY TIMBERLAKE, (WHO ACCOMPANIED THE THREE CHEROKEE INDIANS TO ENGLAND IN THE YEAR 1762)

      London: Printed for the Author, 1765.. viii,160pp. plus folding map and folding plate. Half title. Modern half calf and marbled boards, gilt leather label. Light rubbing to binding. Light soiling to half title and final leaf. Else a near fine copy. Timberlake was a British officer who spent considerable time with the Cherokees in Georgia and eastern Tennessee in the early 1760s, during the turbulent period of frontier strife at the end of the French and Indian War. He later accompanied a delegation of Cherokees to London. His account, here in the first edition, is one of the best of the period, and one of the few accounts of the war with the Cherokees in the southern colonies. The map is an important cartographic work in its own right. The folding plate is "A Curious secret Journal taken by the Indians out of the Pocket of a French Officer they had kill'd." "May very well be considered the Number One book in any Tennessee library, since it is the first book ever written concerning activities in the are now embraced in this state" - Horn. "Represents the earliest and one of the historically significant works relative to the Cherokee Indians and their activities...in original condition, ranks as a most desirable rare Tennessee book" - Allen. A very nice copy of a legendary rarity. SIEBERT SALE 277. ALLEN, SOME TENNESSEE RARITIES 1. HORN, TWENTY TENNESSEE BOOKS 1. STREETER SALE 1619. HOWES T271, "b." CLARK I:319. VAIL 565. FIELD 1553. GRAFF 4154. SABIN 95836. Duane King, editor, THE MEMOIRS OF LT. HENRY TIMBERLAKE... (Museum of the Cherokee Indian, 2007). King's excellent introductory essay is the best description of Timberlake and his amazing story, and the volume illustrates many important places and artifacts.

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        Erste Abhandlung aus dem österreichischen Staatsrechte, von den Freyheitsbriefen des Durchläuchtigsten Erzhauses von Oesterreich, samt einer Einleitung in die Österr. Geschichte und einem Anhange Beylagen. Wien, J. P. Kraus 1762. 8°. 5 Bll., 264 S., 3 Bll., mit 1 (gef.) gest. Frontispiz u. 2 (gef.) Tabellen.- Angeb.: Ders., Zweite Abhandlung aus dem Oesterreichischen Staatsrechte von den Titeln und Reichserzämtern des Durchläuchtigsten Erzhauses von Oesterreich. Mit einem Anhange von Urkunden versehen. Wien, J. P. Kraus 1762. 2 Bll., 363 S.- Angeb.: Ders., Dritte Abhandlung aus dem Österreichischen Staatsrechte, von den Erbhuldigungen und Kleinodien der Erzherzoge von Oesterreich. Mit einem Anhange Beylagen versehen. Wien, J. P. Kraus 1763. 188 S., 66 S., HPrgt. d. Zt. mit hs. Rtit.

      . . Pütter II, 132 - Wurzbach XXXII, 10.- Erste Ausgabe.- 1765-66 erschienen noch 2 weitere "Abhandlungen".- Franz Ferdinand von Schrötter (1736-1780) gilt als Begründer der österr. historischen Staatsrechtslehre und Staatsgeschichte. vorliegend seine erste umfangreiche Arbeit über den Österreichischen Staat, seine rechtlichen Grundlagen, geschichtliche Hintergründe, Erbfolgen der Herrscher, Verträge, Urkunden usw.- Leicht gebräunt u. tls. etw. fleckig, Ebd. berieben u. fleckig, Rückengelenk etw. aufgeplatzt.

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        Allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Nicolai. 103 der 106 von Friedrich Nicolai herausgegebenen und verlegten Bänden mit 102 in Kupfer gestochenen Portrait-Frontispize nebst 20 Bänden Anhang (Nachträge und Register) für die Bände 1 bis 86 (Anh. 53. - 86. Band, 5. Abteilung in zwei Bänden), insgesamt also 123 Bände.

      Berlin und Stettin: verlegt bei Friedrich Nicolai, 1765 bis 1792.. 19,5 x 12,5 cm, 123 zeitgenössische uniform gebundene mittelbraune Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf braunen und Bandzählung auf schwarzen Rückenschildern, reicher Rückenvergoldung, Deckel mit sandfarbenen Kiebitzpapier (gesprenkelt) bezogen, Lederecken, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt.. Ohne die Bände 56, 80, 87 und des Anhanges zum 53. - 86. Band 3. Abteilung. Im 106. Band, 1792, verkündete Nicolai den Verkauf seines Verlagswerkes an Carl Ernst Bohn in Kiel. "Die Allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek (AdB) war eine von Friedrich Nicolai herausgegeben Rezensionszeitschrift. Die Zeitschrift erschien von 1765 bis 1806, seit 1793 unter dem Titel Neue allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek (NADB). Das Erscheinen war vierteljährlich, d. h. es erschienen pro Jahr zwei Bände und jeder Band in zwei Stücken. Es erschienen 117 Bände der ADB mit 20 Supplementbänden.. . Nicolai kündigte sein Vorhaben wie folgt an: Man leget hier dem deutschen Publico das erste Stück, der allgemeinen deutschen Bibliothek vor, wovon vierteljährig ein Stück von ohngefähr eben der Stärke erscheinen wird. Zwey Stücke werden einen Band ausmachen und jeder Band wird mit dem Bildnisse eines berühmten deutschen Schriftstellers gezieret seyn. Dieses Werk soll seiner Absicht nach, eine allgemeine Nachricht, von der ganzen neuen deutschen Litteratur vom Jahre 1764. an, in sich enthalten. Man wird also darinn von allen in Deutschland neu herauskommenden Büchern, und andern Vorfällen, die die Litteratur angehen, Nachricht zu ertheilen suchen. Schriften, von einiger Wichtigkeit, sonderlich deutsche Originalschriften, wird man ausführlich recensiren, so daß sich der Leser von dem ganzen Werke selbst aus der Recension einen richtigen Begriff machen kann. Schriften von minderer Wichtigkeit, und Uebersetzungen wird man nur kürzlich anzeigen, doch mit Beyfügung eines kurzen Urtheils, über den Werth derselben. Akademische Dissertationen, einzelne Predigten und andere kleine Tractätgen, (sie müßten denn durch ihre Wichtigkeit und Merkwürdigkeit eine Ausnahme verdienen) wird man gar nicht anzeigen. Das war ein vom Umfang her selbst zu jener Zeit sehr ambitioniertes Vorhaben, es gelang Nicolai jedoch, nicht nur zahlreiche sondern auch prominente Mitarbeiter zu gewinnen. 1766 konnte er insbesondere Johann Gottfried Herder gewinnen, mit dem es aber 1774 zu einem Zerwürfnis kam. Zeitweise arbeiteten 150 Autoren für die ADB. Im Laufe von über 40 Jahren besprachen 433 Rezensenten über 80.000 Neuerscheinungen. Rezensiert wurden Bücher aus allen Fachgebieten. Während im naturwissenschaftlichen Bereich die ADB den Entwicklungen und Fortschritten der Zeit folgte, geriet sie im Bereich der Literatur durch die sowohl Herausgeber als auch Rezensenten verbindende Ideologie der Aufklärung - die ADB galt als Sprachrohr der Berliner Aufklärung, einer Spielart der Spätaufklärung - in Gegensatz zu neueren Entwicklungen des Sturm und Drangs und der Weimarer Klassik. Die Gegensätze waren teilweise auch ganz persönlich motiviert, so ärgerte sich Goethe über die von Nicolai verfasste Werther-Parodie und verfasste eine leicht unflätige Replik. Auch in den Xenien erscheint Nicolai mehrfach mit Namen. Der Philosoph Fichte verfasste gar einen Anti-Nicolai." / "Christoph Friedrich Nicolai, auch Nickolai (* 18. März 1733 in Berlin; 8. Januar 1811 ebenda) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, Verlagsbuchhändler, Kritiker, Verfasser satirischer Romane und Reisebeschreibungen, Regionalhistoriker, Hauptvertreter der Berliner Aufklärung, Freund Lessings, Zelters und Mendelssohns, Gegner Kants und Fichtes. Die von Nicolai herausgegebene Allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek (nach 1793 'Neue allgemeine deutsche Bibliothek') gewann bald den Status des wichtigsten Organs der Aufklärung in deutscher Sprache." (Wikipedia) * * * Einbände teils etwas berieben, einige Ecken bestoßen, die Rücken mit dezenten Lichtschatten oder Leimschleiern wohl entfernter Standortsignaturen, einige Rücken mit kleinen eher unscheinbaren Beschädigungen, einige Deckel vornehmlich im Leder mit Wurmgängen, die Titelblätter rückseitig gestempelt, wie auch die letzten Seiten mit einem kleinen Rundstempel versehen sind. Die Bindung ist fest und die Buchblöcke sind stabil und sauber. Im Ganzen gut bis sehr gut erhaltenes und dekoratives Exemplar.

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        Two Dissertations, I. Concerning the End for which God created the World. II. The Nature of True Virtue

      Boston: S. Kneeland, 1765. First edition. Small octavo, full calf, rebacked. In good condition. Exceptionally Rare. Edwards argues against the people of his day that claimed that human happiness was the end for which God created the world. Edwards instead puts forth the idea that the reason for God's creation of the world was not human happiness, but the magnification of his own glory and name. Edwards then continues to argue that since true happiness comes from God alone, human happiness is an extension of God's glory, and that there are "ultimate" ends and "chief" ends, but they all end at the same conclusion. Edwards, like in Virtue, discusses how there is no true happiness without being happy in God (John Piper).

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        ANNO REGNI GEORGII III...AN ACT FOR GRANTING AND APPLYING CERTAIN STAMP DUTIES, AND OTHER DUTIES, IN THE BRITISH COLONIES AND PLANTATIONS IN AMERICA, TOWARDS FURTHER DEFRAYING THE EXPENCES OF DEFENDING, PROTECTING, AND SECURING THE SAME...[caption title]

      London: Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1765.. [2],279-310pp. [bound with:] ANNO REGNI GEORGII III...AN ACT TO REPEAL AN ACT MADE IN THE LAST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT, INTITULED, AN ACT FOR GRANTING AND APPLYING CERTAIN STAMP DUTIES, AND OTHER DUTIES, IN THE BRITISH COLONIES.... London. 1766. [2],243-244pp. Folio. Antique-style three- quarter calf and contemporary marbled boards, a fine copy. The official British folio printing of the Stamp Act, the passage of which was one of the signal events in the history of the United States. It is here bound with the repealing act passed the next year. After its successful effort in the French and Indian War, the British government was saddled with a massive debt. Added to this was the cost of administering its new lands in Canada, and the necessity of protecting colonists on the American frontier from Indian attacks. In order to raise funds for border defenses, the British Parliament decided to levy a tax directly on the colonists, rather than relying on colonial legislatures to raise the funds themselves (the colonies having a notoriously spotty track record in such efforts). Over the protests of colonial agents in London, including Benjamin Franklin from Pennsylvania and Jared Ingersoll of Connecticut, a tax was levied on all legal and commercial papers, pamphlets, newspapers, almanacs, cards, and dice. Nine pages in the present act are taken up with descriptions of what type of printed materials would be subject to the tax. A Stamp Office was created in Britain, and Stamp Inspectors were to be assigned to each colonial district. Colonists wishing to purchase or use any of the materials covered in the Act would be required to buy a stamp. The outrage in the colonies at this form of taxation was immediate and overwhelming, and the Stamp Act was repealed in 1766. The bitterness engendered by the Act lingered on and, coupled with subsequent British laws including the Intolerable Acts and the Townshend Acts, became some of the many grievances enunciated in the Declaration of Independence. "This is the original folio edition of the famous (or infamous) Stamp Act, by which the American colonies were taxed in and on their business papers" - Church. "The importance of this act to our history needs no comment" - Streeter. Sabin and Howes note an octavo edition of sixty-six pages, also printed by Baskett in London in 1765. This momentous law was reprinted several times in the American colonies in 1765, in editions in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Annapolis, New London, and Woodbridge, New Jersey. This copy is offered together with the repeal of the Act, issued in 1766. The bitterness engendered by the Act lingered on in its wake, however, and the seeds of revolution were irrevocably planted. An exceptionally important document in American history, quite rare on the market. HOWES A285, "b." CHURCH 1054. SABIN 1606. STREETER SALE 737 (another ed). STEVENS 6. SWEET & MAXWELL II:176.

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        Vernunftlehre, oder der rechte Gebrauch der Vernunft in Untersuchung der Wahrheit, mit vielen Regeln, vor Irrthum, in Sachen der Religion und des menschlichen Lebens so wol, als in Wissenschaften bewahrt zu bleiben. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Johann Jacob Collenbusch. Cleve: Hoffmann, 1765.

      - Rare first German edition of 'Logick: Or, the Right Use of Reason in the Enquiry after Truth' (1725). 8vo, 24, 415 pp., contemporary half vellum over marbled paper-covered boards, hand-lettered spine, covers rubbed and marked, wear to lower corners, front endpaper lacking, library stamp on title-page, tiny neat annotations in early ink (usually single words) on 18 pages, pencilling on a few more, otherwise internally clean and sound. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil de portraits Tome 1er Rois et Reines de France

      Odieuvre, Paris, quai de l'Ecole - Recueil de 74 Gravures format 18 x 27 des Rois et Reines de France de PHARAMOND, premier roi de France (427) à Louis Dauphin (1765) et complétées d'un précis bibliographique. Illustré par J.G WILL, FIEQUET, PINSSIO, FILLOEUL, GAILLARD, EDELINCK, TARDIEU, PETIT, d'après BOIZOT. Excellent état de conservation, quelques rousseurs sur la page, rarement sur les sujets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arte de la lengua general del Reyno de Chile con un diálogo chileno hispano muy curioso a que se añade la doctrina cristiana, eso es, rezo, catecismo, coplas, confesionario y platicas; lo más en lengua

      1765 - One of the most important vocabularies on the Chilean language, printed in Lima. 1765. Lima. Calle de la Encarnación. In 8vo (140 mm x 94 mm). 15 ff. + 682 + 1 ff. Contemporary, probably South American, full limp vellum, one tie present, spine lettered in ink with title. A very good copy overall, with remnants of a vocabulary meant for teaching –light damp and a few foxing spots. First edition. A very genuine example, in its first binding, of one of the single most important works on Araucanian´s language; written for the benefit of the Jesuits missionaries in the evangelizing of the local tribes as well as to complement the military campaign to bring the tribe under Spanish rule. The ferocity of the Araucanos was well known and subject of considerable relations as the “Araucana” and the “Arauco domado”. Medina could only trace one copy of this significant treatise. The works importance is matched somewhat by its printing, in Lima. Febres was a German Jesuit, dedicated to the missionary work in Peru still at the time of their expulsion from the Spanish colonies. This copy is absolutely complete, with the last leave, unknown to Sabin, and the earlier issue as that described by Nebenzahl “This is the earlier issue with the imprint ´Encarnacion´ instead of ´Incarnacion´.” Medina, La Imprenta en Lima, 1228. Palau, 87065. Sabin, 23968. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letters Concerning Toleration

      London Printed for A. Millar. 1765 - First Collected Edition of Locke’s " Letters Concerning Toleration" LOCKE, John. Letters Concerning Toleration. London: Printed for A. Millar., 1765. First collected edition of Locke’s four letters on toleration. Quarto (11 3/8 x 8 3/4 inches; 289 x 222 mm.). [8], 399, [1 blank] pp. Includes the Latin "Epistola de tolerantia" (pp. [1]-28), "A Letter Concerning Toleration" (pp. [29]-66), "A Second Letter Concerning Toleration" (pp. [67]-116), "A Third Letter for Toleration" (pp. [117]-379), and "A Fourth Letter for Toleration" (pp. [381]-399). Edited by Thomas Hollis and Richard Baron. Engraved frontispiece portrait of Locke by F.B. Cipriani after Kneller, with a Cap of Liberty beneath the portrait. Another Cap of Liberty at foot of last page of text. Bound to style in full modern calf for front board (matching rear board) and spine. With the contemporary rear board still present. Boards ruled in gilt. Spine ruled in gilt. With original black morocco spine label, lettered in gilt. Marbled endpapers. All edges dyed yellow. Previous owner's old ink signature on title-page, dated 1789. A few light pencil marking throughout. Frontispiece portrait a bit foxed. A few neat tiny holes to title-page, and final leaf not affecting text. Small previous owner Peter Laslett, Trinity College Cambridge plate on front pastedown. Overall a very good copy. "Locke’s concern for the toleration of religious dissent, for the interaction of individual conscience and public authority, was long-standing. In his early tracts on the civil magistrate.he had felt that the need for order in society justified the authority of the magistrate over matters indifferent to salvation. Under the influence of Shaftesbury and of his own investigations of the scope of certain knowledge, his emphasis changed. Without certainty in matters of religion, the conscience must be allowed liberty; the authority of the magistrate must be confined to preserving the existence of society and the safety and property of the citizen. Locke’s thoughts on this subject (as on so many others) matured during his stay in Holland, where his circle of friends consisted primarily of dissenters from the established church, such as the Remonstrant pastor and theologian, Philippus van Limborch. In 1686, Locke drafted a letter in Latin to his friend, which was published (probably by Limborch) in 1689" (Attig, p. 12). The Epistola de tolerantia was almost immediately translated into English and published in London. It was "immediately attacked in two anonymous pamphlets, the most significant of which was Proast’s Argument (March 1690). Locke’s own response was equally swift, and his Second letter appeared in June. Proast replied to Locke’s Second letter, with his Third letter concerning toleration (1691). Locke, in response, published A third letter for toleration the following year. Proast did not return to the attack until 1704, when he published his Second letter to the author of the three letters for toleration. Locke was defended by an anonymous author, probably John Shute Barrington, in the postscript to The rights of the Protestant dissenters. At the time of his death that same year, Locke had begun his own reply. The draft was published by his executors, Peter King and Anthony Collins in 1706" (Attig, pp. 18-19). Attig 93. Rothschild 2733. Yolton 28. HBS 67041. $6,000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Plain trigonometry rendered easy and familiar, by calculations in arithmetick only; with its applications and use in ascertaining all kinds of ehights, depths, and distances, in the heavens, as well as on the earth and seas..."

      London: S. Crowder and Worcester: S. Gamidge. 1765. "First edition, slim folio, pp. [4], 39, [1]; a number of woodcut diagrams throughout, some pictorial; early notes in pencil at the bottom of C1, a few ink splashes, last 2 leaves with tears entering text, but without loss; recent utilitarian quarter cloth over marbled boards, old pastepaper wrappers bound in. & & The text is laid out in a series of XXIV problems (how to find the height of a hill; the distance of any cape, fort, or island from a ship at sea; measuring the depth of a well, etc.); the last of which, no. XXIV, purports ""to find, by a curious trigonometrical method where the bees hive in large and extensive woods, in order to obtain their honey."""

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        Contes moraux

      J.Merlin, Paris 1765 - Erste illustrierte Ausgabe nach der Erstausgabe des Textes 1761.Jeder Band mit einem Titelkupfer und in jedem Band ganzseitige Kupferstiche (Bd.1 =9;Bd.2 =9, Bd.3=5; gesamt 23) nach Gravelot gest. von Baquoy, Legrand, Le Mire, Le Veau, de Longeuil, Pasquier, Rousseau und Voyez. Die Kupfer alle in sehr gutem Druck auf festem Papier. Alle 3 Bände in 3 sehr schön uniform marmorierten zeitgen. Ledereinbänden. Florale Goldverzierungen auf dem Rücken. Berieben und bestoßen, Das kleine Rückenschildchen von Bd.3 fehlt. Insgesamt sehr schönes und rares Exemplar. Graesse IV,S.406; Sander 1298. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlungen der Churfürstlich-baierischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Dritter Band. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      München, Vötter, 1765.. 4°. 7 Bll., 244 SS., 7 Bll., 283 SS., 4 Bll., mit gest.Titelvignette und 6 teils gef. Kupfertafeln Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und 2 Rückenschildern. Kirchner 235 und 329. - Vollständiger dritter Jahrgang der ersten Serie, von der zwischen 1763 und 1776 ingsgesamt zehn Bände mit Beiträgen zu Geschichte, Genealogie, Geographie, Mathematik und Chemie erschienen. - Aus dem Inhalt: Chr. Fr. Pfeffel: Probe einer Erläuterung des deutschen Staatsrechts aus den Gesätzen von Pohlen; ders.: Versuche in Erläuterung baierischer Siegel, zweyter Versuch: Von dem herzoglich-baierischen Wappen (1 Tafel); G.B. Plato: Untersuchung der Frage, ob Baiern vor Anno 1180 ein Landeswappen gehabt oder nicht?; G. Chr. Crollius: Beyträge zu der pflazgräflichen Geschichte vom Jahr 1294 bis 1329; P. Ildephons Ruedorffer: Abhandlung von der Stifterinn der Fürstlichen Prbstey Berchtesgaden; Paul Daniel Longolius: Wohlbewährtes und erkanntes Zutrauen Kaiser Ludwigs des Baiern, Gegen Burggraf Fridreichen zu Nürnberg; Joh. Albr. Euler: Abhandlung Von der Bewegung ebener Flächen wenn sie vom Winde getrieben werden, (1 Tafel); ders.: Abhandlung Von der Abbildung der Gegenstände durch spährische Spiegel (3 Tafeln); J.H. Lambert: Abhanldung Von den Barometerhöhen und ihren Veränderungen, (1 Tafel); P. Clarus Mayr, Benedictiner zu Vormbach: Abhandlung vom Flußsand; ders.: Abhandlung von einer neuen Gattung Pflanzenseide; P. Benno Ganser, Benedictiner zu Oberaltaich, Abhandlung von Benutzung der Torferde und der Moosichten Gründe; Joh. Peter Spring: Abhandlung von Erzeugung der bisher noch unbekannt gewesenen Naphta, aus dem gemeinen Kochsalz; Wolfgang Th. Rauen: Boebachtungen vom Aussatz und dessen Cur. - Leicht berieben und bestoßen, Deckel mit kleinen Beschabungen, Exlibris, nur vereinzelt gering fleckig, sonst schönes, sauberes Exemplar, dekorativ gebunden.

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        Rare letter of King George III signed by the 27-year-old King in German from the Palace at St. James

      Manuscript Letter Signed ?George R.? as King, 2p, 8? x 12?, front & verso. In German, not translated. Palace at St. James [London], July 2, 1765. Folds. Slightly trimmed at top and bottom edges. Mounting remnants at left edge. Darkly penned. Fine condition.In 1761, King George III married Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, a small north German duchy in the Holy Roman Empire. George III was fluent in German as well as English.

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        Arte de la lengua general del Reyno de Chile con un diálogo chileno hispano muy curioso a que se añade la doctrina cristiana, eso es, rezo, catecismo, coplas, confesionario y platicas; lo más en lengua

      One of the most important vocabularies on the Chilean language, printed in Lima. 1765.Lima. Calle de la Encarnación. In 8vo (140 mm x 94 mm). 15 ff. + 682 + 1 ff. Contemporary, probably South American, full limp vellum, one tie present, spine lettered in ink with title. A very good copy overall, with remnants of a vocabulary meant for teaching ?"light damp and a few foxing spots.First edition. A very genuine example, in its first binding, of one of the single most important works on Araucanian´s language; written for the benefit of the Jesuits missionaries in the evangelizing of the local tribes as well as to complement the military campaign to bring the tribe under Spanish rule. The ferocity of the Araucanos was well known and subject of considerable relations as the "Araucana" and the "Arauco domado". Medina could only trace one copy of this significant treatise. The works importance is matched somewhat by its printing, in Lima. Febres was a German Jesuit, dedicated to the missionary work in Peru still at the time of their expulsion from the Spanish colonies.This copy is absolutely complete, with the last leave, unknown to Sabin, and the earlier issue as that described by Nebenzahl "This is the earlier issue with the imprint ´Encarnacion´ instead of ´Incarnacion´."Medina, La Imprenta en Lima, 1228. Palau, 87065. Sabin, 23968.

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        Origines typographicae. The Hague, Paris, London, N. van Daalen, G. F. de Bure, Thomas Wilcox (printed by Jacobus van Karnebeek), 1765. 2 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With engraved author's portrait, engraved portrait of Coster, 10 engraved plates (1 double-page) with reproductions of early printing types, and a folding letterpress genealogy of Coster. Also with an extra added engraved portrait of Johan Meerman by Houbraken. Contemporary gold-tooled vellum Dutch prize-binding (1819 certificate).

      Bigmore & Wyman II, pp. 32-35; Enschedé, Typefoundries, pp. xix, 206; for the binding: cf. De Prijs is het Bewijs 40 b and illustr. 39 for the certificate. First edition of a classic on the origins of printing, the result of many years of research. Bound as a school prizebook, with the prize certificate. Famous in its time for promoting Laurens Coster in Haarlem as the inventor of printing, it broke new ground by its minute study of early printing types, by reproducing samples of them in the 10 finely engraved plates and by its study of paper. Although Coster has long been banished to the realm of fairytale and the books formerly attributed to him are now dated about ten years later than Gutenberg's bible, the methods pioneered by Meerman (with technical advice from the printer and typefounder Johannes Enschedé, who in turn took advice from the punchcutter J. M. Fleischman) mark the beginnings of the scientific study of early printing. Very good copy with the printed prize certificate of the Latin School at Amsterdam.

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        Origines Typographicae. - [2 Bände in 1 Band]. -

      Den Haag; etc. van Daalen; etc. 1765,. 2 Bände in 1: gestochenes Porträt-Frontispiz, ix Seiten, 260 Seiten, 1 Porträt-Kupfer, 1 Falttabelle; viii, 312 Seiten, 10 Faltkupfer, goldgeprägter Pergamentband, farbiger Kopfschnitt, Schließenfragmente, 26,5 x 20,5 cm. Zwei Bände in einem Band. Mit 12 Kupferstich-Tafeln und 1 Textkupfer. - Wichtiges Werk zur Frühdruckzeit in einem goldgeprägten Meistereinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Wappen-Supralibros (zwei Löwen halten einen Wappenschild mit vier weiteren Löwen). - Auf dem vorderen Spiegel modernes typographisches Sammlungs-Exlibris. - Gering berieben, der vordere Deckel sperrt, die ersten und letzten Seiten gering fleckig. Sonst und insgesamt gutes, gepflegtes Exemplar..

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        Origines Typographicae. - [2 Bände in 1 Band].

      Den Haag; etc. van Daalen; etc 1765 - 2 Bände in 1: gestochenes Porträt-Frontispiz, ix Seiten, 260 Seiten, 1 Porträt-Kupfer, 1 Falttabelle; viii, 312 Seiten. 10 Faltkupfer, goldgeprägter Pergamentband, farbiger Kopfschnitt, Schließenfragmente, 26,5 x 20,5 cm. Zwei Bände in einem Band. Mit 12 Kupferstich-Tafeln und 1 Textkupfer. - Wichtiges Werk zur Frühdruckzeit in einem goldgeprägten Meistereinband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Wappen-Supralibros (zwei Löwen halten einen Wappenschild mit vier weiteren Löwen). - Auf dem vorderen Spiegel modernes typographisches Sammlungs-Exlibris. - Gering berieben, der vordere Deckel sperrt, die ersten und letzten Seiten gering fleckig. Sonst und insgesamt gutes, gepflegtes Exemplar. 1202 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Colony of Nova-Caesaria, or New-Jersey: containing, an account of its first settlement, progressive improvements, the original and present constitution, and other events, to the year 1721.

      Burlington, New-Jersey: James Parker, 1765. - 8vo., (8 5/8 x 5 ½ inches). Errata page on verso of last text leaf (light spotting throughout, a few worm holes to lower corner of the first and last few leaves). Original full calf, both covers ruled in gilt, the spine in six compartments, with five raised bands, red morocco gilt lettering piece in one, preserved in a brown cloth slipcase (extremities worn, covers a bit scratched). Provenance: Contemporary manuscript ownership inscription to recto of first blank: "E. M. Ruggles Bridgeport Conn." First edition. The first general history of New Jersey, printed on a press owned by Benjamin Franklin. Parker, a Woodbridge-based printer, moved temporarily to Burlington precisely to print this work. As a resident of the colony, Parker was considered an authority on the subject. He consulted many sources that are no longer available and included quotes from many letters written by early settlers. "It has always deservedly been considered a standard work, and is still the main source of information regarding the history of West Jersey. It contains much matter illustrative of the relations which existed between New York and New Jersey" (Church). In this copy the publication date is set without commas; Felcone argues that two title pages, one with punctuation and one without, were printed simultaneously on a half sheet and bound up indiscriminately. A very nice copy of a seminal work about one of the original 13 colonies. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS101. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Sermon Preached before His Excellency Francis Bernard, Esq; Governor, The Honorable His Majesty's Council, and The Honorable House of Representatives, of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, May 29th 1765. Being the Anniversary for the Election of His Majesty's Council for the Province

      Boston: Printed by Green and Russell, Printers to the Honorable House of Representatives, 1765. First Edition. 8vo, 59 pages, with the half-title. Original stitched signatures. Lightly foxed & age-browned, modest edgewear, signature in old ink of the Rev. M. Foxcroft on the half-title page & a couple manuscript corrections at pages 20, 21, & 29 (probably in Foxcroft's hand), Very Good. Rev. Eliot, addressing the leaders of the Province, just two months after passage of the hated Stamp Act, delivers a powerful sermon which, while ostensibly considering the qualities of a good ruler, in reality is a dynamic description of American sentiment regarding self-government. In part, Eliot writes: There is nothing that affects men more than when you touch their interest; people in general find it hard to procure the conveniences of life; nothing will sooner alienate their minds from government, than when rulers needlessly deprive them of that which is dearly earn'd, and wantonly dissipate the public treasures.

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        Prælectiones Theologicæ de Sacramento Ordinis, Quas in Scholis Sorbonicis Habuit: Tom.1 (De Deo et Attributis); Tom. IV (De Encarnatione); Tom. V.(De Ecclesia); Tom. VI et VII (De Sacramentis with Baptismo Confirmationi);Tom. X et XII ( De Matrimonio et

      Nicolaum Pezzana, Venetiis 1765 - Five volume set includes: TOMI PRIMI PARS PRIMA ( DE DEO ET ATTRIBUTIS ); TOMUS QUARTUS ( DE INCARNATIONE ); TOMUS QUINTUS PARS PRIMA ( DE ECCLESIA ); TOM. VI ET VII ( DE SACRAMENTIS BAPTISMO CINFIRMATION ); TOMUS DECIMUS ( DE MATRIMONIO ET ORDINE ). All are ex library copies with stickers on spines and front pastedowns; blind stamped on title pages with ex - library stamp. One line of ex library pen marks ( almost faded out ) on the title page along the hinges. Binding is tight, pages have foxing and light tonning (age related obviously ). Pages have waving and show some stiffnes when book is opening. Text in Latin language. Binding is 3/4 black leather spines and hinges with decorative boards and matching black leather corners. Only very light handling wear to all boards. Hinges show light sign of loosiness, but still stays together very well on all volumes, especially with heavy duty custom fit protective plastic jacket on each volume. Spines have mild rubbing, very small pieces are missing on volume IV and V. Four raised rings and golden titling on spines. All volumes are covered with custom fit heavy duty protective plastic jackets. This way books are very well protected and easy to handle without damaging. Not first edition, later reprints. ---- Stll strong very good set considering the age of books Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Large Octavo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The practice of perspective or an easy method of representing natural objects according to the rules of art. Applied in all the variety of cafes; as landskapes, gardens, buildungs of divers kinds, their appendages, parts, and furniture. [ ] A work highly necessary to painters, engravers, architects, embroiderers, statuaries, jewellers. tapestry-workes, and others concerned in designing. [ ] Written in french by a Jesuit of Paris. Translated by E. Chambers.

      London, John Bowles, 1765. 4°, XVI S., XVI S. (James Hodgson: "The theory of perspective"), 2 gestochene Falttaf., 150 S. Text u. 150 blattgrosse gestochene Taf., Priv.-Ldr. d. Zt., Rückengelenk geplatzt (Vorderdeckel fast lose), Kanten berieben, Ecken beschabt, Name von alter Hand a. Titelblatt, gestrichene Notiz von alter Hand a. Vakatseite nach Titelbl., selten etw. stockfl. Preis in CHF: 770. "Fourth Edition". - Vom Schriftsteller und Uebersetzer Ephraim Chambers (1680-1740) wurde das 1642 in Paris erschienene 1726 neu übersetzt. Die erste engl. Ausgabe übersetzt von Robert Prick, erschien bereits 1672 als "The Jesuit's Perspective". Ursprünglicher Autor war der Jesuit Jean Dubreuil. [Die Sicht der Jesuiten auf die Welt war immer schon eine sehr eigene.]

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        General View of the Agriculture of the County of Fife: With Observations on the Means of Its Improvement: Drawn Up for the Consideration of the Board of Agriculture & Internal Improvement

      8vo. Full calf. viii, 413pp. Foldout map frontispiece, floor plans, illustrations, tables. Very good. Slight bit of edgewear, but clean, tight and attractive -- and the entire text block is shockingly handsome and free of foxing and edge tears. The often-absent large foldout frontispiece map -- "Map of the County of Fife" -- is in very good condition, with just the slightest bits of foxing. A superb first edition of this scarce study. Front pastedown bears the handsome simple bookplate of "Captn. Halkett , / Royal Navy." Sir Peter Halkett (1765-1839) was a senior British naval officer best known for his French Revolutionary War service; he was promoted to rear-admiral in 1812 and was a commander in the West Indies (1836-37) before he became the 6th Baronet of Pitfirrane in Fife. Overall a quite lovely first edition of an important agricultural study of the famed Scottish county surrounded by more water than any Scottish county and reknowned for its agricultural wealth.

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        Die auf Wolken schwebenden Musen.

      . Aquarell über Bleistift, auf Bütten. 31:21,4 cm. Entwurf für eine Wanddekoration.. Fischetti erhielt seine Ausbildung in Neapel bei G. Borrello (in Neapel um 1765 tätig) und war danach für Kirchen, den Hof und vornehme private Auftraggeber in Neapel und auch außerhalb tätig. Er genoß zu Lebzeiten einen guten Ruf. Seine Hauptwerke, Fresken und Altarbilder, befinden sich in der Kirche Spirito Santo, in S. Elegio Maggiore, S. Domenico Maggiore, S. Caterina da Siena etc. in Neapel. Ferner malte er Bilder für das Schlafzimmer der Königin im Palazzo Reale und schuf zusammen mit A. de Dominici (um 1730-vor 1800) Gouachemalereien in den Schlössern Caserta und S. Leucio und Bilder für das Schloß in Madrid. Owohl Fischetti ein erfindungsreicher, guter Zeichner und Kolorist war, ist er heute relativ wenig bekannt.

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        Mappa Geographica specialis Marchionatus Moraviae in sex Circulos divisae, ad notatis principalorib. huj. Marchion: Cursibus publicis, ad meliorem praesentis belli intelligentiam.

      Ausgsburg, T.C. Lotter, um 1765.. Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Matthäus Albrecht Lotter, Bildausschnitt 49,5 x57 cm, Blattgr. 53,5 x 64 cm.. Dekorative Karte von Mähren eingeteilt in seine 6 Kreise (Iglau, Znaim, Hradisch, Brünn, Olmütz und Prerau), mit Titelkartusche oben links, Meilenzeiger oben rechts und Befestigungsgrundrissen von Brünn [Brno] und Olmütz [Olomouc] in beiden unteren Ecken; etwas fleckig, ein Einriss rechts außerhalb der Darstellung restauriert.

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        An Apology for the Christian Divinity. Being an Explanation and Vindication of the Principles and Doctrines of the People Called the Quakers

      Birmingham John Baskerville 1765. VG : in Very Good condition. Respined with modern leather backstrip. Minor scuffing and wear to leather boards at extremities. Marbled endpapers and fore-edge. Ephemera added to endpapers comprising a copperplate handwritten chronology of Barclay's life and a printed poem relating to him Eighth Edition Leather/gilt decorated cover 310mm x 250mm (12" x 10"). xiii, 503pp.

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        Histoire de la Découverte faite en France, de Matières semblables à celles dont la Porcelaine de la Chine est composée. Lûe à l'Assemblée publique de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, le Mercredi 13 Novembre 1765

      23 pp. Large 4to, orig. marbled wrappers bound in later cloth. Paris: de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1765. First separate edition, an offprint with new pagination. Guettard (1715-86), who served as curator of Réaumur's natural history collections, was elected to the Académie Royale des Sciences as an adjoint botaniste. He is most famous for his discovery of the volcanic nature of the Auvergne and his attempt to construct a geological map of France in collaboration with Lavoisier. Guettard played an important role in the development of the porcelain industry in France. About 1750 the Duc d'Orléans founded a laboratory, under the direction of Guettard, in order to discover the art of making hard or Chinese porcelain. Having examined samples of the rare materials sent from China, Guettard determined that kaolin and petuntse near Alençon could be used. In the present work, Guettard describes his findings. The discovery of kaolin in France enabled the porcelain industry to finally successfully replicate the hard-paste porcelains of China which had for centuries been considered the finest in the world. This great discovery led to the enormous development of the porcelain industries of both Limoges and Sèvres. A year later, Brancas (1733-1824), Comte de Lauraguais, scientist and Academician, disputed the claims of Guettard regarding the discovery of kaolin, in his Observations sur le Mémoire de M. Guettard concernant la Porcelaine. Brancas claimed that he was the first, in 1758, to make French hard-paste, also using kaolin from Alençon. Tipped-in is a one-page autograph by Guettard regarding the transport of kaolin and difficulties with the customs agents. Fine copy and rare. Bookplate of Frederic Cheron. ❧ D.S.B., V, pp. 577-79. Poggendorff, I, 973-74. .

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        Tanzkarte mit Täfelchen aus Bein, Perlmuttdeckel mit Silberbeschlag, in samtbezogenem Kästchen.

      Um 1765. - Die Tanzkarte, ca. 9 x 5,5 cm, besteht aus 6 Beintäfelchen zwischen zwei Deckeln aus Perlmutt mit figürlichem Silberbeschlag, zusammengehalten von einem Stift und einer Silberschließe; seitlich in einer Hülse steckt ein dünner Bleistift. Das dafür angefertigte, mit Samt ausgeschlagene und bezogene Kästchen enthält einen herausnehmbaren Einsatz, mit dem die Tanzkarte auch aufgestellt werden kann. Den Deckel des Kästchens zieren kleine Blüten aus Seide und eine Schleife aus vergoldeter Bronze. Gesamtgröße 11,5 x 9,5 x 4,5 cm. Museale Tanzkarte des Rokoko. Diese Stücke hatten die Damen während eines Balles dabei, dort konnten sich die Tänzer für bestimmte Tänze eintragen. Die Schließe aus Silber trägt einen kleinen Hundekopf nach links: eine Punze, die zwischen 1762 und 1768 in Paris in Miniaturgegenstände eingeschlagen wurde. Das Etui stammt etwa von 1850. - Nur geringe Gebrauchsspuren. Das Kästchen berieben. Ein Deckel mit Verlusten an den Silberauflagen. Ein insgesamt gut erhaltener und seltener Luxusgegenstand des 18. Jahrhunderts.

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        Oeuvre de Molière. Nouvelle édition, augmentée de la vie de l'auteur & des remarques historiques et critiques par M. de Voltaire

      A Amsterdam et à Leipzig, Arkste'e & Merkus, 1765. 6 volumes petit in - 12 (14 x 8 cm) reliure plein chagrin rouge du temps, dos lisses à décor de caissons dorés et pièces de titres vertes, roulettes sur les plats, filet sur les coupes, dentelles intérieure, doré sur tranches, pages de titre ornées d'une vignette, culs de lampes, planches en taille douce parJ. Punt Delin ; vol. 1 : 3 f., xciv p., 53 p., 7 planches dont deux frontispices - vol. 2 : 2 f., 335 p., 6 pl. - vol. 3 : 2 f., 392 p., 7 pl. - vol. 4 : 2 f., 326 p., 7 pl. - vol. 5 : 2 f., 364 p., 5 pl. - vol. 6 : 2 f., 402 p., 6 pl. Bel ensemble frais avec peu de défauts : petit manque en coiffe supérieure du vol. 2 et inférieur du vol. 4. Ensemble frais avec certains feuillets non coupés. Français relié DeCollection

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        Erläuterungen der in Kupfer gestochenen Vorstellungen aus der Geschichte der Reichsstadt Augsburg. In historischen Briefen an ein Frauenzimmer.

      Augsburg. Stage.1765.. 24 x 18,5 cm. 264 S., 5 Bl., mit gestoch.Titel, gestoch.Titel- u. 11 gestoch. Kopfvign. sowie 18 Kupfertafeln mit je 2 Abb. Läd. altes Ldr. mit dreiseit. Goldschnitt u. Rsch. Etw. berieb., Hinterd. mit kl. Papierverlust, Rck. ca. 12 cm aufgepl.. Lentner 6568. Weißhaar-Kiem 66. Lanckoronska-Oe. I, 39 f. und 94. Rümann 1103. - Nicht bei Pfister und Thienemann. - Die Tafeln zeigen historische Szenen, meist auf Plätzen, Straßen oder in Gebäuden der Stadt, mit entsprechenden Teilansichten von Augsburg im Hintergrund. - Vorsatzpapier mit Ausschnitt, Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, tls. etw. fleck.

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

      Fifteen engraved plates. 16 p.l., 520 pp. 4to, cont. paste-paper boards (some browning), rebacked in antique style by Aquarius, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Rostock & Greifswald: A.F. Röse, 1765. First edition and a highly important copy, having belonged to one of the leading mathematicians of the 18th century, Abraham Gotthelf Kaestner (1719-1800). Professor of mathematics at the University of Göttingen, Kaestner "owes his place in the history of mathematics to his great success as an expositor and to the seminal character of his thought. From today's point of view Kaestner's historical significance lies mostly in the interest he promoted in the foundation of parallel theory."-D.S.B., VII, p. 206. Kaestner has signed this copy and written extensive annotations on the front endpapers and some marginalia and corrections on approximately ten leaves. "The Theoria motus corporum solidorum...is related to the Mechanica. In the introduction to this work, Euler gave a new exposition of punctual mechanics and followed Maclaurin's example (1742) in projecting the forces onto the axes of a fixed orthogonal rectilinear system. Establishing that the instantaneous motion of a solid body might be regarded as composed of rectilinear translation and instant rotation, Euler devoted special attention to the study of rotatory motion...Euler thus laid the mathematical foundation of the numerous studies on variational principles of mechanics and physics which are still being carried out."-D.S.B., IV, p. 480. Nice copy. Old stamp on title of "Steuermans Schule, Bremen." ❧ Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, pp. 105-06. .

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        L'Indicateur Fidèle ou Guide des Voyageurs

      Sieur L.C.DESNOS, Paris, Rue Saint Jacques à l'Enseigne du Glôbe 1765 - Guide géographique de France, illustré cartes en lithographie par BAISIEZ , comprenant 19 cartes dépliables et aquarellées aux formats divers (35 x 27 minimum, 48 x 30,5 , 60 x 27, 54 x 32.) détaillant provinces, villes, bourgs, fleuves, rivières, bois, traversées par les routes, et leur précis géographique. Format du livre : 21 x 27cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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