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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        The Comedies of Terence. Translated Into Familiar Blank Verse.

      Becket and Hondt, London 1765 - Frontis - portada - 61 p. - 619 p. y 7 láms. Preciosos y muy buenos grabados originales. Correcto ejemplar encuadernado de época en piel con la lomera restaurada actualmente, con buena piel y decorado con nervios y florones. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Idées d'un citoyen sur les besoins, les droits, et les devoirs des vrais pauvres

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Traité des couleurs pour la peinture en émail et sur la porcelaine précédé de l'art de peindre sur émail, et suivi de plusieurs mémoires sur différents sujets intéressants, tels que le travail de la porcelaine, l'art du stuccateur, la manière d'exécuter les camées & les autres pierre figurées, le moyen de perfectionner la composition du verre blanc & le travail des glaces, &c.

      Chez G. Cavelier 1765 - - Chez G. Cavelier, Paris 1765, in-8 (10x17cm), lij 287pp., relié. - Première et unique édition posthume publiée à l'initiative de Diderot. Pleine basane mouchetée de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons et de fer floraux dorés. Pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Coupes ornées d'une roulette dorée. Toutes tranches rouges. Bel exemplaire. Didier-François d'Arclais de Montamy, placé auprès du duc d'Orléans, dont il fut nommé premier Maître d'Hôtel, pratiquait les mathématiques, la physique expérimentale et la chimie. Proche ami de Diderot (lequel fut chargé de la destinée du manuscrit et de l'édition), il collabora à l'article sur l'émail de l'Encyclopédie. lij 287pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Lettres de Sophie et du Chevalier de **, pour servir de Supplément aux Lettres du Marquis de Roselle

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

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        A Concise Account of America: containing a description of several British colonies on that continent, including the islands of Newfoundland, Cape Breton, &c as to their situation, extent, climate, ... Also of the interior, or westerly parts of the country, upon the rivers St. Laurence [sic], the Mississipi [sic], Christino, and the Great Lakes. To which is subjoined, an account of the several nations and tribes of Indians residing in those parts

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Forest Books, ABA-ILAB]
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        Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:

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

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

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

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

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

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        Journals of Major Robert Rogers: containing an account of several excursions he made under the Generals who commanded upon the continent of North America, during the late War

      printed for the Author, and sold by J. Millan, London 1765 - Expertly bound to style in half 18th-century russia over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine in compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-piece in the second Provenance: Col. Thomas Aspinwall (1786-1876, label noting gift to:); Brookline Public Library (bookplate, with date "26 September 1859") First edition of this classic narrative of the French and Indian War, complete with the half-title and the two advertisement leaves at the rear which are not always present: here with an interesting provenance. Rogers acted as a scout for the 1755 expedition against Crown Point, and in 1756 became captain of an independent company of Rangers. He made scores of raids against the French in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania, going as far west as the shores of Lake Huron. His exploits, detailed in this book, made him the most romantic and famous figure of the war in America. The book has served as the basis for much romantic fiction, most notably Kenneth Roberts' Northwest Passage . Colonel Thomas Aspinwall was born in Brookline and at the time of his death in 1876 in Boston he was the oldest surviving officer who had fought in the War of 1812. He also served as United States Consul in London from 1815 to 1853, and was a noted bibliophile whose collection was described in A catalogue of books relating to America, in the collection of Colonel Aspinwall (Paris: 1831). The Colonel's gift of this book in 1859 ensured that it was not included in the auction sale of his library held in Boston in May 1879. Howes R419, "b."; Gagnon II:1828. Greenly Michigan 16; Bell R296; JCB 1474; Lande 760; Winsor V, pp.592-93; Clark II:58; Thomson 996; Sabin 72725; TPL 393; Vail 563; Streeter Sale 1029; Graff 3555; Field 1315. (8 1/4 x 5 inches). Half-title, 1p. page "advertisement" for subscribers to a second volume (which never appeared), 2pp. publisher's advertisements. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        CARTA FAMILIAR DE UN SACERDOTE

      IMPRENTA DE LA BIBLIOTHECA MEXICANA, MEXICO 1765 - 48 pp, falto de portada, en buen estado, edición original, respuesta a un colegial amigo suyo, En que le dà cuenta de la admirable Conquista espiritual del vasto Imperio del <Gran Thibèt<, y la Mission que los Padres Capuchinos tienen allì, con sus singulares progressos hasta el presente. Dase tambien una noticia sucinta de la Fundacion de esta Penitente Seraphica Familia de los Santos que la ilustran, Cardenales, Arzobispos ; de su Observancia, y austeridad, Missiones que tiene en todo el Orbe, provincias, Conventos, y religiosos en que se halla propaganda, con otras noticias Historico-Eclesiasticas. 48 p.

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

      London: Printed for Tho. Lownds, 1765. . First edition. Small 8vo. viii, 200 pp. Recent period style full speckled calf, spine with raised bands, double gilt rules and gilt decoration to compartments, gilt lettered red label, gilt tooling to edges of boards, near contemporary inscription to upper edge of title page reading &#147;H Carr the gift of / Eleanora Swinburne&#148; followed by another mark scribbled out by an old hand. The inscription in two hands, Eleonora&#146;s name presumably noting her ownership of the book and the first part recording its presentation. Small tears to inner margins of F7 and F8 expertly repaired, slight toning to first and last few leaves, otherwise in very good condition. As Hazen notes the novel was actually first published 24th December, 1764, though the title page bears the following year. Walpole, for fear of public ridicule, purportedly published the novel under the ruse of it being a translation of a much earlier Italian text. When its success became apparent he began to assert his authorship, writing to a contemporary within a few months of the publication: &#147;a little story book, which I published some time ago, though not boldly with my own name; but it has succeeded so well, that I do not longer entirely keep the secret.&#148; Walpole writes in the preface to the second edition, that the work was an &#147;attempt to blend the two kinds of romance: the ancient and the modern&#148;. In creating this fantastical historical tale, Walpole thus established the genre of the Gothic novel. & Eleanora Swinburne was the daughter of Sir John Swinburne of Capheaton Hall, Northumberland, 3rd Baron Swinburne. The poet Algernon Charles Swinburne was the grandson of the 6th Baron. Coincidentally Hazen refers to a copy of the book sometime owned by Richard Bull rebound in red morocco which came up for sale at the Julia Swinburne sale at Sotheby&#146;s in June, 1894. Julia who Algernon Charles&#146; aunt, died in 1893 aged 97. Hazen, 17.

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        Viage deAmbrosio de Morales por dorden del rey D.Felipe II a los reinos de León y Galicia y principado de Asturias para reconocer las reliquias de santos,sepulcros reales y libros manuscritos de las catedrales y monasterios.

      Madrid por AntonioMarín 1765. - Folio Menor. 1 edición. retrato, 2 hojas,XXVI páginas, 1 hoja y 224 páginas. encuadernación de época en plena piel.Obra muy rara.Morales 1513-91 profesor de retórica e história es conocido por publicar el primer volúmen de "la Cronica general de España" 1574 y el segundo en 1577.Este viaje por orden de Felipe II era mas bien para tener localizadas códices medievales y libros que en algunos casos pasaron por solicitud del rey a engrosar la biblioteca del Escorial. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EPGA KAI HMEPAI di Esiodo traduzione presentata a S.E. ser Giovanni Donado Veneto, Senatore, Capitanio e Vice-Podestà di Padova da Paolo Brazuolo Milizia di Pietro.

      Padua: per li Conzatti 1765 - woodcut textual diagrams and tables, a touch of light foxing in places, corner of a few leaves lightly dampmarked, a few small tidy repairs to surface abrasions from stamp removal, pp. ccxxix, [5], 4to., contemporary vellum, boards decorated in blind with a large central lozenge and fillet border, spine divided by blind fillets, second compartment stained orange and lettered & bordered in gilt, the remainder with central blind flower tools, red star-design buntpapier pastedowns, slightly soiled, a touch of insect damage to joints, armorial bookplates, good The first edition entirely in Italian of Hesiod&#146;s &#145;Works and Days&#146;, translated by Paolo Brazolo Milizia, a member of the Academy of Padua who translated several Greek works into Italian. A contemporary review recommended this edition for those &#145;who have the good taste to read Hesiod transated from Greek into Italian, and to see it analysed and illustrated with the finest observations&#146; (Novelle Letterarie, 1767). In addition to the substantial introduction and analysis there are 23 pages containing tables and unusual diagrams to explicate the structure of the poem. We have been able to trace only three copies in Worldcat: the BNF, British Library, and the National Library of Denmark; there is also a copy in the National Library of Scotland.

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

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

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

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

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        Code des chasses, ou Nouveau traité du droit des chasses, suivant la jurisprudence de l'ordonnance de Louis XIV, du mois d'août 1669 (.). 2 tomes

      1765 - Livre ancien T. 1 : XXIV, 590 p., XXXIX, (1) (Approbation). T. 2 : 690 p. Condition : 2 volumes in-12, pleine basane marbrée, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de fleurons, pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches marbrées. Coiffes supérieures endommagées, un mors en partie fendu, coins usés, quelques mouillures sur les premiers feuillets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

      Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion, . 1765 - Copper-engraved map, with full original color. Sheet size: 16 x 19 inches. In excellent condition. A very attractive and detailed map of the American Southwest and Baja California, by a respected Amsterdam cartographer. This highly detailed map, with beautiful full original colour embraces the area from what is now central Arizona and southern California down to Sonora and the Baja California Peninsula of Mexico. The map depicts the region during an especially fascinating time in its development. The Baja Peninsula and Sonora are shown to be dotted with Spanish garrisons and Jesuit missions established in the wake of Father Eusebio Kino who explored the area in the late 1600s. Kino was also the first cartographer to definitively establish that California is not an island, as previously thought. The notations on the map refer to various episodes in the exploration of the region. The shores of the Peninsula and the Sea of Cortés are charted in finely assured detail as are the courses of the lower Colorado and Gila Rivers, the latter running near the present-day site of Phoenix, Arizona. With reference to what is now known as southern California, the map depicts the Channel Islands, and extends past "Kaap St. Diego" up towards modern-day Los Angeles, however the shape of the coastline seems to be based more on conjecture than on actual discovery. The first mission in Alta California, San Diego (founded 1769), was yet to be established, and accurate charting of the region by such figures as the Comte de La Pérouse were still to occur a generation into the future. The present map was included in Tirion's highly regarded NIEUWE EN BEKNOPTE HAND-ATLAS. LOWERY COLLECTION 498. PHILLIPS MAPS, p.494. PHILLIPS ATLASES, 600-102. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 148. WAGNER NORTHWEST COAST 608.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson .[et al], 1765. - Eight volumes. Contemporary brown calf, raised bands, gilt labels, spines and boards ruled in gilt. Engraved portrait by Vertue in first volume, half-titles in volumes II-VIII. Upper joint of first volume cracking very slightly at crown and toe, short crack at crown of lower joint of the third volume, armorial bookplate in each volume of John Pollexfen Bastard (1756-1816) MP and Colonel of the Militia, and with his ownership signature in one volume, occasional modest foxing, otherwise an excellent set. Uncommon in this lovely, unsullied, contemporary state. Second edition, with T. Longman added to the imprint in the first two volumes. The first edition consisted of some one thousand sets, and according to Fleeman, these were distributed to subscribers ca. 10 October, and this undisclosed second edition, consisting of some 750 sets, was already in press by that date. Official publication for the second edition was in the second week of November. The variations between the two are in the matter of the imprint variations in the first two volumes, the pagination of Johnson's Preface in the first volume, corrections of cancels, variations in press and signature marks, and the half-titles that appear in this edition. Parts of four volumes of the second edition were reprinted, and most, if not all, sets include a mix of the two printings. Courtney & Smith do not make a distinction between the two editions, identifying the 1768 edition as the Second. The best and most substantial of Johnson's editorial undertakings. Extra shipping charges. FLEEMAN 65.10sp/2A. COURTNEY & SMITH, pp.107-8. CHAPMAN & HAZEN, PP.146-7, JAGGARD 501.

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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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        The Thousand and One Days: Persian Tales

      J. and R. Tonson, London 1765 - 2 vols. Vol. 1: xi, 356; vol. 2: viii, 328 p. Engraved frontispiece in volume 1. Full leather with raised bands and burgundy spine labels. Some rubbing along edges of covers, some scuffing, hinges cracking, small hole in base of spine in vol. 1, corners bumped. Occasional ink notes or underlining. Vol. 1: Book plates of former owners on front endpapers as well as some ink signatures. Large chip from p. 13 with loss of text. Pages 107-110 loose. Rear endpaper missing. Vol. 2: Bookplate on front pastedown as well as rear of title page. Missing front endpaper. Ink spill on pages 142-143 affects surrounding pages. Also stains to top corners of 237-278. Pages 171-190 loosening. A few minor chips here as well but nothing affects readability. These tales were compiled by the French orientalist FranÁois PÈtis de la Croix (1653-1713) with the assistance of Alain-RenÈ Lesage (1668 - 1747), French novelist and playwright. Usually translated as "One Thousand and One Nights," the tales are a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian stories and folk tales originally compiled in Arabic. The stories were collected over many centuries by various authors, translators and scholars across the Middle East and North Africa. Translator Ambrose Philips (1674 - 1749) was an English poet and politician. Philips actually worked for publisher/bookseller Jacob Tonson and his "Pastorals" opened the sixth volume of Tonson's "Miscellanies" in 1709. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sämmtliche Werke. Uebersetzet durch Johann Samuel Müller.

      bey Johann Carl Bohn,, Hamburg, 1765 - 3 Bände. Hamburg, bey Johann Carl Bohn, 1765-1766. Gross-8°. 24 n.n. Bl., 634 S., 40 n.n. Bl. Register, 1 Bl. Druckfehler; 8 n.n. Bl., 690 S., 31 n.n. Bl. Register und Druckfehler; LII S., 741 S., 23 n.n. Bl. Register und Druckfehler, 9 gefaltete Geschlechtertafeln. Band 1 mit gestochenem Frontispiz, jeder Band mit einer kleinen gestochenen Anfangsvignette. Kalblederbände der Zeit mit roten goldgeprägten Rückenschildern, wenig Rückenvergoldung und einfacher Deckelfiletierung. Graesse 7, 15. - Erste Ausgabe. - Praktisch gleichzeitig wie die vorliegende Uebersetzung erschien ab 1765 in Magedeburg eine Ausgabe durch Goldhagen und Patzke besorgt. Der Vergleich der beiden Ausgaben durch L. von Hess im "Altonaer Reichs-Postreuter führte zu einer heftig geführten Kontroverse. - Vereinzelt stockfleckig. Papier leicht gebräunt. Lederbezüge an den Kapitalen leicht abgeplatzt und kleinen Fehlstellen. Sprache: N Kalblederbände der Zeit mit roten goldgeprägten Rückenschildern, wenig Rückenvergoldung und einfacher Deckelfiletierung. [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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        L`espion chinois, ou l`envoyé secret de la cour de Pekin, Pour examiner l`état présent de l`Europe, Traduit du Chinois. Tome Premier - Tome cinquieme.,

      A Cologne M.DCC.LXV (1765).,, - Kl 8°, 201, 208, 224, 238 u. 204 Seiten. Zweifarbige Titelseite, Halbleineneinband (Mit goldgep. Schrift: Arnhemse Societeit.). Zustand: Kapital teilweise abgegriffen, Buchrücken- u. Ecke berieben u. beschabbt, kleiner Namensstempel auf Titelseite, Buchblock jedoch sehr fest, innen kaum stockfleckig, insgesamt wohlerhaltenes u. seltenes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 3550

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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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        DIPLOMATIQUE-PRATIQUE OU TRAITE DE L'ARRANGEMENT DES ARCHIVES ET TRESORS DES CHARTES, ouvrage nécessaire aux commissaires à terriers, aux dépositaires des Titres des anciennes Seigneuries, des Evêchés, des Chapitres, des Monastères, des Communautés, des Corps de Ville, & à tous ceux qui veulent s'adonner à l'étude des Monumens de l'antiquité.

      1765 - A Metz, Chez Joseph Antoine, 1765. In-quarto (212 X 261) veau fauve marbré, dos cinq nerfs, caissons dorés, pièce de titre maroquin rouge, coupes filetés, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque) ; (1) f. blanc, faux-titre, titre imprimé en rouge et noir et orné d'une vignette gravée, 5 pages (liste des souscripteurs), VIII pages (préface), 390 pages, 1 tableau dépliant, (3) ff. (table des chapitres, errata, privilège), XII planches gravées hors-texte, (1) f. blanc. Restaurations aux coiffes et en queue du mors supérieur. EDITION ORIGINALE de cet ouvrage d'érudition. Pierre-Camille LE MOINE, né à Paris en 1723, fut successivement secrétaire et archiviste de la cathédrale de Toul, archiviste de la cathédrale Saint-Martin de Tours, archiviste des comtes de Lyon, mais aussi membre de l'Académie royale de Rouen et de Metz. Cet ouvrage, véritable manuel de diplomatique et d'archivistique, est d'autant plus IMPORTANT qu'il est UN DES PLUS ANCIENS en LANGUE FRANCAISE, du moins dans le domaine purement archivistique. La méthode de Le Moine est originale en ce sens qu'il préconise un classement par ordre chronologique. L'ouvrage contient in fine une BELLE SERIE de 12 PLANCHES PALEOGRAPHIQUES (abrévations, transcriptions) gravées sur vélin fort. Un supplément a paru en 1772 à Paris par Battheney, qui est en fait une réimpression de l'ouvrage de Le Moine, fortement remanié. (Paul DELSALLE, L'Archivistique sous l'Ancien régime). (BRUNET, III, 974 ; QUERARD, V, 145). Exemplaire en BEL ETAT. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Commentaries on the laws of England.

      Clarnedon Press, 1765-1769., Oxford: - Four volumes. 4to. [iv], viii, 473; [viii], 520, xix; [viii], 455, [1], xxvii; [viii], 436, vii, [40] pp., including all appendices and index. With the engraved "Table of Consanguinity" and folding "Table of Descents" in Volume II. Modern half-morocco and cloth boards, spine gilt in 6 compartments, a.e.g. With the bookplate of Louis E. Goodman on the paste-downs. An excellent copy. PMM, 212. FIRST EDITION of the author's great history of English law. Blackstone (1723-70) was the first to make the law accessible to the common person. "Blackstone's great achievement was to popularize the law and the traditions which had influenced its formation. If the English constitution survived the troubles of the next century, it was because the law had gained a new popular respect, and this was due in part to the enormous success of Blackstone's work" (PMM). "The Commentaries are not only a statement of the law of Blackstone's day, but the best history of English law as a whole which had yet appeared . . . the skillful manner in which Blackstone uses his authorities new and old, and the analogy of other systems of law, to illustrate the evolution of the law of his day, had a vast influence both in England and America, in implanting in the profession a sound tradition of the historical development of the law. . . ." [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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