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        Principes de tout gouvernement, ou examen des causes de la splendeur ou de la foiblesse de tout état.Tome premier (-second)

      chez Herissant fils, Paris 1766 - Two volumes in one in small 8vo; LXXX, 213, (1) pp.; (6), 314, (4) pp.; bound in contemporary green vellum, raised bands, gilt lettering-piece to spine, red edges, marbled endpapers, binding a bit soiled, hinges at ends starting to split, title page with small ownership label (Pérille, Advocat à Auxerre), first and last leaves a bit foxed, else clean and crisp, a good copy. Rare first edition. Auxiron was a leading anti-physiocratic figure and an early advocate of mathematical economics. The present work is an important contribution to the population debate of his time because of the brilliant analysis of the determinants of population capacity and population growth. Kress 6314, INED 145, Higgs 3943, Weulersse I, XXV; Spengler pp. 275-281 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Jonathan Swift

      London - C. Bathurst 1766 - An early edition of the collected works of Jonathan Swift, containing his letters, essays, poems and short stories. Comprised of volumes II, III, and V-XIII. Containing some of his best-known works, includingGulliver's Travels, John Bull, his political pamphlet A Discourse on the Contests and Dissentions in Athens and Rome,andhis contributions toThe Examiner. Swift is probably the foremost prose satirist in the English language, and is less well known for his poetry. Swift originally published all of his works under pseudonymssuch as Lemuel Gulliver, Isaac Bickerstaff, M. B. Drapieror anonymously. He is also known for being a master of two styles of satire: the Horatian and Juvenalian styles. With volume I of the Letters of Jonathan Swift (1766). Eleven volumes offourteen only. Condition: In full calf bindings. Externally worn, with rubbing to boards and wear to spines and extremities. Waxspills to volumes VI,VII and VIII. Some loss to head of spine ofvolume XIII. All joints starting, with front boardof volume XII detached, and front board of volume VI held by cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Bookplate of R. Baldwyn Ludlow to front pastedowns. Pages have some browning, with some scattered light spotting and heavier foxing to some volumes. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et Nouvelle Angleterre.

      Paris: 1766 - Size: 290 x 380 mm. Good condition. Slight foxing, central fold as issued. Copperplate engraving with original wash colour. A lovely map of North America, by the Frenchman Louis Brion, featuring an elegant and decorative "framed" border. The map highlights the east coast settlements made by England. Vast swathes of America, west of the Mississippi River lie undiscovered. Published in the Atlas General Civil et Ecclesiastique.

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        El Devoto Peregrino y Viage de Tierra Santa.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta y Librería de Don Antonio Mayoral, 1766. - 8vo.; 4 hs., 550 pp. Encuadernación en pergamino de la época. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England. Four Volume Quarto Set 1766 - 1769.

      Clarendon Press., Oxford 1766 - Book the First, Second Edition, iv, contents 2, 485pp. Book the Second, Second Edition, 4, 520pp. Appendix xix. Book the Third, First Edition, 4, 455pp. Appendix xxvii. Book the Fourth. 4, 436pp Appendix vii. index 20pp. Four volumes, Quarto, contemporary calf, vol.3 &4 joints cracking [but firm] and corners worn to vols 3 & 4. Volumes 1 & 2 fine/excellent, little margin staining early pages vol. 3. otherwise a most excellent set in contemporary binding of this Important Legal 'Classic' Work. Published 1766, 1767, 1768, 1769 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Antonii Aierve de Aiora in regio granatensi senatu quondam advocati tractatus de partionibus bonorum;ubi de Fructibus, de Collationibus,rationum,quaecumque in iudicium familiae herciscundae veniunt quaestiones, nonnullis etiam ad calcem subiectis .

      Valentiae in Edetanis 1766 - pergamino epoca bien conservado texto latino y castellano. .partitionum exemplis, facile explanantur editio novissima quam plurimis mendis, quas in prioribus peregre factis contraxerat, repurgata, perpetuis feri notis,nec non exemplo ad praesens maeculum accomodato auctior. Cura et studio Ioachimi Marin. 448 págs.

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        Libro primo di cartelle dedicate a sua altezza reale il signor Duca di Savoja inventate e disegnate da Gaetano Ottanni Bolognese pittore e musico tenore accademico clementino.

      No place, 1766. - Folio (c. 485 x 335 mm) XVI ff. and printed dedication (to Carlo Emanuele III) with engr. initial. Fine series of decorations with elaborate cartouches and emblems, some including architectural or marine designs. The Bologna painter Gaetano Bernardino Ottani (1736-1827), long active in Turin, created the stage decorations of his native city's Teatro Formagliari in 1742. - Plates mostly engraved by Dionisio Valesi, others by Pietro Peiroleri and Angelo Ghizzardi. Margins occasionally wrinkled and fingerstained (especially t. p. and dedication). Wants the two portraits engraved by Ghizzardi. Rare; the San Francisco State Univ. Library copy wants the dedication; the OCLC record linked by Princeton and Harvard states one portrait and two plates as missing. Ornamentstichkat. Berlin 592. Guilmard, Les maitres ornemanistes (Paris 1880), S. 334. OCLC 34976429 u. 27192168. Cf. N. Aprà, Dizionario enciclopedico dell'antiquariato (Milano 1969), s. v. Thieme/Becker XXVI, 86.

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        A Caution and Warning to Great-Britain and Her Colonies

      16mo. Contemporary paper over boards backed in brown sheep. Sammelband including: Philalethes [pseudonym]. Christian Piety, Freed from the many Delusions of Modern Enthusiasts of all Denominations. By Philalethes. With the life of Armelle Nicolas. The Third Edition. London: Printed. Philadelphia: Reprinted by Henry Miller, 1766. 22 pages; [Jeanne de la Nativité,] Daily Conversation with God: Exemplified in the Holy Life of Armelle Nicolas, a Poor Ignorant Country Maid in France, commonly known by the name of the Good Armelle: Deceas'd in Bretaigne in the year 1671. London: Printed. Philadelphia: Reprinted by Henry Miller, 1767. [2] & 24 pages; Benezet, Anthony; William Law & Thomas Hartley. Thoughts on the Nature of war, and its Repugnancy to the Christian Life. Extracted from a Sermon on the 29th November, 1759: Being the Day of Public Thanksgiving for the Sucesses Obtained in the Late War. Philadelphia: Printed by Henry Miller, 1766. 30 pages; [Defoe, Daniel]. The Dreadful Visitation in a Short Account of the Progress and Effects of the Plague, the last time it spread in the city of London, in the year 1665, extracted from the memoirs of a person who resided there during the whole time of that infection. Germantown, [Pennsylvania]: Chr. Sower, 1763. 16 pages; With:& Benezet, Anthony. A Caution and Warning to Great-Britain, and Her Colonies, in a Short Representation of the Calamitous State of the Enslaved Negroes in the British Dominions. Philadelphia: Printed by D. Hall and W. Sellers, 1767. Second American edition. [4] & 52 pages including the half-title. Binding rubbed & scuffed, shallow losses at spine extremities, still Good or better. Internally, foxed, age-tanned & occasionally lightly stained, previous owner's names in old ink at front pastdown, first blank leaf, & in the margin of one title page, half-title page lacking for "Thoughts on the Nature of War."& & Apparently a variation of Shipton & Mooney 41702, "Collection of Religious Tracts," but this issued without collective title page. The first two titles have continuous signatures but are separately paginated and have separate title pages.& & &

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        Mona Antiqua Restaurata.

      J Knox, London 1766 - Mona Antiqua Restaurata an Archaeological Discourse on the Antiquities, Natural and Historical of the Isle of Anglesey The Ancient Seat of the Druids in Two Essays with an Appendix. In brown full leather, refurbished with sympathetic new spine and small strip to front cover, spine has raised bands, gilt tooling, title in gilt to black leather label. Internally, pencil owners name to front blank, has the map frontis, complete with all 12 plates (misnumbered), (xi), [5], 357 pp, [3], has the errata & adverts, small paper repair to final blank. The first edition was printed in Dublin in 1723. (ESTC T139796). Rowlands, Church of England clergyman and antiquary. His first book was Idea Agriculturae which was written in 1704 , but remained in manuscript until 1764 . This describes the state of agriculture in Anglesey and tells us the methods adopted to improve the soil, however his most important work was Mona Antiqua Restaurata , which was published in Dublin in 1723 , a second impression being issued in 1766 under the editorship of Dr. Henry Owen (1716 - 1795) See NLW WBO & ODMNB for full Bios. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Miscellanea Zoologica quibus novae imprimis atque obscurae animalium species describuntur et observationibus iconibusque illustrantur

      Petrum van Cleef, The Hague 1766 - A good to very good copy of the first edition of this extremely rare work by the naturalist Peter Simon Pallas (1741-1811). This is one of his earliest works, drawing on collections in Dutch museums. It includes several vertebrates which were at that time unknown to science. Complete with 14 detailed and beautifully executed folding black and white plates drawn by the Dutch artist J J Bylaert, and decorative head and tailpieces. With title page with engraving of an owl, dedication, preface, text and corrigenda (244 pp), and folding plates. The binding is of worn but sound marbled boards with red label to spine (possibly contemporary or slightly later and possibly German/Dutch). All page edges red. Internally there is a little ink inscription to the bottom of the fep and occasional pencil annotation. The first plate has some creasing to the outer margin. There is a slight ink mark at the page edge of p219 which affects the edges of pages through to the first plate. Otherwise, apart from the very occasional spot, the contents are in remarkably good and clean condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlung vom Wasserbau an Strömen

      . Fritsch, Lpz. 1766. 245 S. und 13 gefalt. Kupfertafeln, Original Hldr. (berieben u. best./NaV./etwas fleckig/1 Tafel eingerissen). -Silberschlag, Pastor an der heil. Geistkirche zu Magdeburg und Mitglied der Königl. Preuß. Akademie der Wissensch. zu Berlin-

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        Mémoire à consulter et consultation pour le sieur Duval Dumanoir & M. Duval d'Espremenil avocat du roi au châtelet , héritiers du feû sieur Duval de Leyrit, gouverneur de Pondichéry. avec les lettres que les sieurs Duval de Leyrit & de Lally se sont écrites dans l'Inde, pour servir de pièces justificatives.

      De l'imprimerie de Michel Lambert 1766 - - De l'imprimerie de Michel Lambert, A Paris 1766, In 4 (21x27cm), Un Vol. relié. - Édition originale. Cartonnage moderne crème parcheminé. Pièce de titre en basane noire. Déchirure avec manque en marge sans aucune atteinte au texte des 4 premiers feuillets. Divers feuillets avec tâche brune en marge basse. Tâches brunes 356, 357p. et 508, 509p. Correspondance d'une importance cruciale entre le gouverneur de Pondichéry et le lieutenant-Général des armées de l'Inde sur la situation française en Inde et le gouvernement de Pondichéry de 1758 à 1760. Il fut établi un procès en faveur de Leyrit par la famille plaignante contre le lieutenant-général de Lally, accusé de haine implacable contre son gouverneur et trahison des intérêts du roi de l'état français et de la compagnie des Indes ce dernier, comme nous le stipule l'arrest du parlement en fin d'ouvrage, fut condamné à être décapité en place de Grève. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Variolis et Morbillis, Arabice et Latine; cum aliis nonnullis eiusdem argument. Cura et impensis Iohannis Channing, natu et civitate Londinensis

      London: Guilielmus Bowyer, 1766 Octavo, quarter calf and contemporary marbled boards, rebacked, morocco label, spine richly gilt, pp.xiv, [2] errata, 176, Arabic and Latin text, faint library stamp to title of Birmingham Medical Institute, ownership in ink on front blank of T.Blackall, and presentation bookplate from Dr Blackall to the Birmingham Medical Institutean excellent copy.Provenmance1. Dr Thomas Blackall 1814-1899, trained at St George?s Hospital, visiting physician to the Dreadnought Hospital, practiced in Mayfair.2. Birmingham Medical Institute LibrarySchnurrer, Bibliotheca Arabica no.397. Ellis, Arabic Books in the British Library, vol.2 p.286. Ali Kettani, Moslem contributions to the natural sciences, [in] Impact of science on society, vol.26, no,3 p.144. Sami Hamarneh [in] The Genius of Arab Civilizitaion. Source of Renaisance, pp.146-148. Nasr, Islamic Science, pp.176-177. Garrison & Morton 2527.99FIRST EDITION IN ARABIC with Latin translation, prepared by the great scholar John Channing, who did so much for editing the Arabic medical writings in the 18th century. This is the famous book on measles and smallpox, Kitab al-Jadari wa?l-Hasbat, one the masterpieces of Arabic medicine."The first great Moslem physician was the Persian Al-Razi, who lived from 850 to 912...an outstanding surgeon, he was the first to differentiate smallpox from measles and to write about them..." Ali Kettani."Ar-Razi became the greatest clinician, pathologist, medical educator, and philosopher of his time. His writings advanced the contemporary understanding of internal medicine substantially, and many of his ideas and original concepts...remain valid to-day. His discourse on smallpox and measles gained him worldwide recognition... Ar-Razi dealt with the causes of smallpox, its diagnosis and treatment...He listed the more evident symptons of measles in addition to the appearance of spots, as perturbation, distress, and faintness ?" concepts in present day pathology." Sami Hamarneh.

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        Avanzi d'un portico coperto, o criptoportico

      Rome 1766 - 1st state Hind 79John Wilton-Ely 212The Watermark that is present is number 36 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1162 and it dated between 1760-1780.From Vedute Di Roma thick laid paper, with the Fleurs-de-Lys water mark. Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni Battista Pi

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        Riflessioni apologetiche sopra la podestà del Sommo Pontefice contra l’autore delle Istruzioni intorno la Santa Sede

      In Venezia, MDCCLXVI (1766). Presso Francesco Pitteri - Contiene anche un quartino sciolto: Lettera al signor dottor Carminati. Autore delle Riflessioni apologetiche, sopra la podestà del Sommo Pontefice &c. circa il giudizio dato nel Corrier Letterario intorno la detta Opera nel foglio N. 14 de’ 14 Marzo 1767 In Padova, MDCCLXVII (1767). Nella stamperia Conzatti. Un volume in-4° (303 x 218 mm), pp. VIII, 156. Bellissima legatura in pelle maculato con cornice dorata e doppio filetto a secco ai piatti. Dorso a sette riquadri e sei nervi con ricchi fregi dorati; risguardi in seta, due segnalibri in seta; tagli dorati. Esemplare molto fresco con una stupenda carta pesante. Fregi al frontespizio e capilettera ornati. Il volume contiene la risposta del Carminati all’autore delle Istruzioni intorno la Santa Sede, un libro su cui anche il Nunzio Apostolico a Venezia si era soffermato: «Ultimamente – scriveva il Carafa – è uscito un libro de’ più ingiuriosi che mai siasi letto alla Santa Sede e all’autorità pontificia col titolo Istruzioni intorno alla Santa Sede tradotte dal francese. In realtà si crede che sia composto a Venezia». Era, però una svista, come nota Infelise (L’editoria veneziana del ’700, pp. 111-112, da cui la citazione è tratta), perché l’opera di indirizzo gallicano era effettivamente una traduzione di un testo francese pubblicato nel 1692 ed edita sotto falso nome dal Graziosi nel 1765. Nel foglio allegato si legge la replica alla nota pubblicata sul “Corriere letterario” di Francesco Griselini, che difendeva e appoggiava i volumi del Graziosi (che ne era anche lo stampatore). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RICCIARDETTO DI NICCOLÒ CARTEROMACO. Ilustrador Pier Ant. Novelli, grabador Antonio Barath. 2ª edición. II volúmenes

      - "In Lucca. s.i. 1766. Dos volúmenes. O.C. 8º mayor estrecho, frontis y portada, xxxvipp-1h-420pp-1h blanca, frontis portada, 430pp-2h blancas. Magníficamente ilustrada con XXXII láminas calcográficas, dos de ellas en acero correspondientes a los frontis y treinta grabadas en cobre fuera de texto, portadas tambien grabadas en acero, viñetas iniciales y capitulares xilográficas. Bonita encuadernacion homogénea muy ligeramente usada, pleno tafilete avellana época, doble tejuelo, lomera cuajada, hierros dorados en cantos, cajos parcialmente abiertos sin estar sueltos, cortes jaspeados. Ligera señal marginal en últimas hojas al vol. II. Buen y sólido ejemplar, magnífica edición barroca, muy limpia, estupendo papel de hilo, bella impresión con varias tipografías, algunas cursivas, los grabados de gran calidad y detalle, pensamos que prodía ser una edición clandestina, ya que, no indica impresor y, sobre todo, por su contenido satírico hacia el clero. Texto en italiano. La ciudad de Lucca se encuentra en la Toscana. Niccolò Forteguerri, poeta italiano, nació en Pistoya el 7 de Noviembre de 1674 y murió en Roma el 17 de Febrero 1735. Estudió jurisprudencia en Pisa, vivió luego en Roma, acompañó al legado Zondari a España, de donde regresó en 1703, y recibió de Clemente XI el título de camarero, luego un canonicato y, finalmente la prelatura. Su poema más famoso es la epoyeya satírica "Ricciardetto" (1725) . A causa de su sátira sobre la clerecía no apareció hasta la muerte del autor, en Venecia (con el pie de imprenta de París, 1738). Este poema profano, imitación de Ariosto, sirve de continuación al Orlando furioso, aunque no alcanza el valor poético de éste. Esta obra, si bien cimentó la fama de su autor, le perjudicó en su carrera eclesiástica, pues no pudo ver colmado su deseo de revestir la púrpura cardenalicia. Muy rara, no en CCPB, que colaciona las de: In Parigi (Venecia). A spese di Francesco Pitteri. 1738 - Venezia. Presso Antonio Zatta e figli. 1789. (y) Milano. Dalla Societè Tipografica de `Classici Italiani. 1813.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Elements of Clock and Watch-Work, Adapted to Practice. In Two Essays

      16 folding engraved plates. 4 p.l., 192, [13] pp. Large 4to, cont. half-calf & marbled boards (ends of spine somewhat worn, corners a little worn), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: Printed for the Author, 1766. First edition of the author's first book; this is a fine association copy, having belonged to Matthew Boulton (1728-1809), the well-known engineer, who established a famous factory in Soho for the manufacture of high quality metal work and other goods. Cumming (1733-1814), mathematician and mechanic, carried on a watchmaking business in Bond Street, London for many years. The two, with such similar professional interests, must have known each other well. This was considered to be a "definitive professional textbook."-Taylor, Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian England. The first part is devoted to a discussion of improvements possible to clock works and the second part is concerned with improvements to watch works. Fine copy, lacking the leaf of errata, as is often the case. Bookplate of Matthew Boulton. Baillie, Clocks and Watches, p. 270. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p. 72. D.N.B., V, p. 296. .

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        Voyages Et Découvertes Faites par les Russes le long des côtes de la Mer Glaciale & sur l'Océan Oriental, tant vers le Japon que vers l'Amérique.traduits de l'Allemand.Par C.G.F. Dumas.

      Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1766. - 2 Volumes. 12mo. pp. x, [2], 388; iv, 207, [22]index, [3]ads. large folding engraved map. contemporary mottled calf, gilt backs (some chipping & wear to extremities, some age-browning, overall a nice set). First Edition of the French Translation of the third volume of Müller's Nachrichten von Seereisen. (Sammlung Russiche Geschichte (1758)), an invaluable reference source for the history of Russian discovery and exploration in north-east Asia and along the north-west coast of America. It is the best contemporary account of Bering's first and second expeditions to Bering Strait and the western limits of North America, during which he discovered Alaska and the Aleutian Islands. Müller served as a scientific associate on Bering's second voyage, 1741-42. Müller’s work also contains the substance of crucial written reports which he found in the archives in the town of Jakutsk which established that the Bering Strait had in fact first been discovered and navigated by Semyon Dezhnyov in 1648. This French translation is apparently fuller and superior to the English translation published by Thomas Jefferys in 1761. The map is a copy of the St. Petersburg 1758 issue of the Müller map (first published in 1754), which contained the first cartographic representation of what is now the Alaska peninsula. The map also confirmed the existence of a body of water between Asia and America, a subject of great controversy over the preceding two hundred years, and presented a correct delineation of the Kurile Islands. Howes M-875. Sabin 51286. Streeter VI 3462. Wickersham 6333. Wagner 614. JCB 1531 (incorrect date 1756 cited). Gagnon I 2479. Wroth, Cartography of the Pacific, p. 263. cfTPL 185, cfLande 1358, cfHill p. 206, cfLada-Mocarski 17 (1st English Edition). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Globe Terrestre

      Paris, 1766. A SUPERB TERRESTRAIL GLOBE BY ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT REFORMERS OF FRENCH CARTOGRAPHY 17" in height, 9" in diameter . Book.

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        Storia civile del Regno di Napoli.

      Venezia, Giambattista Pasquali. 1766 - Edizione accresciuta di note critiche, riflessioni, medaglie, e moltissime correzioni fatte dall' Autore, che non si trovano nelle tre anteriori. Opere postume in difesa della sua Storia civile del Regno di Napoli con la sua professione di fede. Si aggiungono in questa edizione le Annotazioni critiche del P. Paoli. e la risposta di P. Giannone alle suddette Annotazioni. Ibidem, 1768. 8 volumi in-4 , pergamena coeva. Complessive 2514 pp., bel ritratto dell' autore inciso in rame dal Baratti e una tavola con medaglioni f.t. Ottimo esemplare, a parte lievi rifioriture in poche pagine. Pregevole edizione di questa celebre opera che ebbe un grande successo. ". Non poteasi formare migliore un piano di storia come quella del Giannone." (Giustiniani, Biblioteca storica del Regno di Napoli, p. 112). Biografia degli uomini illustri del Regno di Napoli, I, p. 85. Minieri Riccio, Scrittori del Regno di Napoli, pp. 148-49. Soria, Memorie degli storici napolitani, pp. 285-90. Villani, Scrittori pugliesi, pp. 409-13. www.libreriabrighenti.it [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Istoria civile del regno di Napoli / di Pietro Giannone, giureconsulto, ed avvocato Napoletano ... [complete in 5 volumes]

      In Venezia MDCCLXVI. : Presso Giambatista Pasquali, 1766. Edizione accresciuta.... Fair to good copies bound in full contemporary gilt-blocked vellum. Gilt lettering somewhat faded on spine labels. Spine bands worn with some loss around the edges. Panel edges rubbed and worn as with age, with some surface wear and scuffs to boards and spine covers. Corners bumped. Scattered foxing, with some light tanning around the margins. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Provenance: From the library of Frederick William Irby with his bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Description: 5v., frontis., 1 plate ; 26.5cm. Subjects: Naples (Kingdom) -- History -- Early works to 1800. Contents: t. 1. La polizia del regno sotto Romani, Goti, Greci, e Longobardi -- t. 2. La polizia del regno sotto Normanni, e Suevi -- t. 3. La polizia del regno sotto Angioini, ed Aragonesi -- t. 4. La politia del regno sotto Austriaci. Notes: Pagination: t.1: [20], 411, [1] p. ; t.2: [2], 152 (452 is misnumbered as 152) p. ; t.3: [4], 339 (439 is misnumbered as 339), [1] p. ; t.4: vii, [1], 511, [1] p.Signatures: t.1: [pi]4 *6 A-3D4 3E6 ; t.2: [pi]² A-3K4 ; t.3: [pi]² A-3I4 ; t.4: a4 A-3S4. Engraved title page vignette, with the motto "Litterarum Felicitas". Engraved initials, head- and tail pieces. Frontispiece portrait in t.1. of Pietro Giannone, signed "Baratti s." Title page in red and black. Text in double columns throughout. "Edizione accresciuta di note critiche, riflessioni, medaglie, e moltissime correzioni fatte dall' autore, che non si trovano nelle tre anteriori." --title page. Language: Italian.

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        NOUVELLE ENCYCLOPEDIE PORTATIVE - TOME SECOND

      Edition : PARIS, VINCENT, 1766 - Ou Tableau général des connaissances humaines : ouvrage recueilli des meilleurs auteurs, dans lequel on entreprend de donner une idée exacte des sciences les plus utiles, & de les mettre à la portée du plus grand nombre de lecteurs - Tome deux seul (sur deux), contient : De l'imagination et des arts qui ont leur source dans cette faculté, De l'homme considéré en société : De la morale, Des lois, De l'histoire, Des juifs et de la révélation - Une planche dépliante, bandeaux, lettrines - Reliure plein cuir, dos à nerfs orné, pièces de titre jaunes - Reliure légèrment frottée avec une épidermure en marge du premier plat, petit manque en coiffe de tete - Bel aspect - Publié sans nom d'auteur, attribution de Barbier 590 pages, in-8, 18 cm, relié. Bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A VIEW OF THE EARTH: Being a Short But Comprehensive System of Modern Geography

      Printed for S. Crowder, London 1766 - The second edition, with additions and improvements; pp. [iv], 45 + [iii publisher's adverts]; engraved frontispiece map of the world, five further engraved plates of maps and one engraved plate of globes, ten engraved figures and diagrams within the text. Contemporary half textured calf binding with marbled paper boards, expertly restored with a new spine in matching style, re-corned. contents clean and tight, a few small marks/reading wear; frontispiece plate with a couple of short edge-tears expertly and inconspicuously repaired, a few corners re-tipped. A very good well-presented copy. Scarce. Size: Folio (21 x 32cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Antiphonarium romanum de tempore et sanctis, ad normam Breviarii ex decreto sacrosancti Concilii Tridentini restituti, S. Pii V pontificis maximi jussu editi, Clementis VIII ac Urbani VIII auctoritate recogniti [.]. Editio omnium recentissima ac emendatissima.

      Venedig, ex typographia Balleoniana (Baglioni), 1766. - 478, CXXXVIII SS. Durchgehend in rot und schwarz gedruckt. Mit gest. Titelvignette (nach Zanchi). Blindgepr. Schweinslederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Spuren von Schließen. Imperial-Folio (350:488 mm). Schönes, monumentales venezianisches Antiphonar im durchgehenden rot-schwarzen Notendruck. Auf kräftigem Papier und mit großen Typen gedruckt. - Einband etwas berieben und fleckig; Titel unbedeutend angestaubt. Am vorderen Innendeckel hs. Besitzvermerk: "Sub Guardianatu M. V. P.ris Caroli Sebenyi pro Sacris Comparatum Anno 1779no. Laudetur Deus!" ICCU DE\94102702247. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etrennes Françoises, Dédiées à La Ville De Paris, Pour L'année Jubilaire Du Règne De Louis Le Bien-Aimé, Comprenant Les Monuments Mémorables et Récents Érigés Dans La capitale.

      Chez Pierre-Guillaume Simon, Paris 1766 - Reliure contemporaine plein veau havane, dos lisse avec titres dorés, dans un emboitage marbré assorti. Pages consolidées, onglet refait, 68p, 1p. Sans le plan cité dans la page de titre. Orné de 3 planches d'armoiries, de 5 planches de médaillons par Saint Aubin gravées par Chenu, Duclos et Littret, numérotées I, II, III, IV et IV, et d'une estampe allégorique par Gravelot (avec une trace d'humidité). Eloge du Roi Louis XV au travers d'évènements de l'histoire de France et de Paris. Epitre Dédicatoire, Calendrier de l'Année 1766, Année jubilaire du règne de Louis XV, Etablissement de l'Ecole Royale Militaire, Inauguration de la statue équestre de louis XV, Les Nouvelles Halles aux grains et farines, La nouvelle Eglise de Sainte Geneviève, et enfin, le tableau Allégorique, pour l'Année jubilaire du règne de Louis le Bien-Aimé. Chacun de ces chapitres est accompagné d'une figure en médaillon, avec son interprétation allégorique. Le texte est présenté dans un encadrement. Bandeaux, culs de lampes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Paralelle de la taille laterale...avec celle du lithotome-cache

      Amsterdam: Rey, 1766. 1st edition. Le Cat, Claude Nicolas (1700-1768). Parallele de la taille laterale . . . avec celle du lithotome-cache. 8vo. xiv, 16, 292, [12]pp. 7 folding plates. Amsterdam: Rey, 1766. 193 x 124 mm. Quarter sheep c. 1766, rubbed but internally fine. Gilt leather bookplate. <p>First Edition. Le Cat&#39;s summary work on the famous controversy between his gorgeret-cystitome and Frere Cume&#39;s lithotome-cache, which went on for 20 years. Famed in the sciences as well as surgery, Le Cat organized the Royal Academy of Sciences of Rouen and took on the likes of Haller and Rousseau in disputes. He invented several devices for lithotomy, of which the gorgeret-cystitome was the most ingenious. It was a multipurpose instrument that acted as a gorgeret when closed, a dilator when opened lengthways, and a lithotome when a blade was pushed out from its convex margin. To facilitate its use it had a button on the beak of the cystitome and the edges of the groove in the sound were turned in so that the blade could not become disengaged.</p><p> While Le Cat had the support of most lithotomists for his device, the lithotome-cache when suitably modified proved its worth over and above the doubtful reputation of the surgeon-priest Fr. Cume. Murphy, History of Urology, pp. 110-13, illustrating instruments. Leonardo. Hirsch. Kiefer 350. Wellcome III, p. 468. Waller 5658.</p>

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        Anweisung zum Mignaturmahlen, vermittelst deren diese Kunst gantz leicht und ohne Lehrmeister zu begreifen, nebst vielen raren und geheimen hierzu gehörigen Kunst-Stücken; ingleichen ein Planier- und Muschel-Gold und Silber, wie auch den rechten Chinesischen Verniß selber zu machen. Dritte Auflage.

      Leipzig, Johann Friedrich Junius, 1766. - (8), 112, (6) SS. Mit Holzschnittvignette am Titel. Lederband der Zeit mit hübscher Rückenvergoldung. Marmorvorsätze. Dreiseitiger gesprenkelter Rotschnitt. 8vo. Dritte Ausgabe des Standardwerks der Restaurationskunde, mit sehr genauen Rezepten und Verfahren. "Zugrunde liegt das Miniaturbuch von Claude Boutet, das 1672 bis 1817 in mindestens 17 französischen Ausgaben erschien [.] Entspricht in allen Teilen der deutschen Ausgabe von 1688" (Schießl). - Recht selten; nur ein einziges Exemplar in den USA (Queens Univ. Library). Papierbedingt durchgehend etwas gebräunt. Aus der Sammlung des Wiener Brauindustriellen Josef Wünsch (1843-1916) mit seinem Exlibris am vorderen Innendeckel. Schießl 587. OCLC 46262706. Vgl. Engelmann (Bibl. mech.-tech.) 11 (nur 4. Aufl.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil des meilleures pieces du Mercure de France et de quelques autres ouvrages periodiques avec le precis des nouvelles et anecdotes litteraires. 1.-3. Jahrgang in jew. 12 Teile in 6 Bänden (alles Erschienene).

      Erlangen, Walther, 1766-68. - HLdr. d. Zt. mit roten RSchild. und RVergold. (etw. berieben, 1 RKante mit Wurmloch, 1 Kapital mit schmaler Fehlstelle). * Erste Ausgabe und vollständige Reihe der seltenen Zeitschrift. - Kirchner 4448. - Die interessantesten Berichte aus dem "Mercure" über Poesie, Theater, Kunst und Wissenschaften. - Stempel auf Vorsatz. Nahezu fleckfreies und dekoratives Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poesie per l&#146;ingresso solenne di Sua Eccellenza il Signor Giovanni Colombo Cavaliere e Cancellier Grande.

      Venezia (Gianfrancesco Garbo) 1766 - (2), lx pp. Allegorical frontis., containing a portrait of the dedicatee within. Dedication with full-page engraved armorial device; 11 engraved allegorical vignettes throughout. Every page of the volume is set within elaborate rococo pictorial borders, in more than a dozen different designs. Lrg. 4to. Bound alla rustica in contemporary drab heavy wraps. The volume includes poetry by G.M. Manni and G.B. Vicini, as well as Gasparo Gozzi (critic and dramatist, brother of the playwright Carlo Gozzi), Ex-libris Peter A. Wick. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Plate 36 from the Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Honorable William Hamilton

      Naples 1766 - William Hamilton Illustrated sheet from Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities from the Cabinet of the Honorable William Hamilton Naples: 1766-1767 Aquatint engraving in black and terra-cotta ink 24 1/2&#148; x 34 1/2&#148; framed Sir William Hamilton was sent to Naples in 1764 as chief British envoy to the Bourbon King Ferdinand IV. Inspired by the cultural heritage of Italy, Hamilton developed a great passion for archaeology and the study of antiquities, and soon embarked on a project to publish illustrations of the objects that so fascinated him. Ferdinand IV, as official guardian of the treasures of Pompeii and Herculaneum, encouraged the wealthy gentlemen of his kingdom to form private &#147;cabinets&#148; of antiquities. Some of these gentlemen hired their own workmen, while others bought from scavengers and displayed, or resold, a rich harvest of pottery, sculpture, jewelry, metalwork and other artifacts. Hamilton assembled just such a collection, and then chose the finest examples of excavated pottery art for his publication. Other objects came from the Royal Collection, lent generously by the Ferdinand IV. Hamilton was driven in his project by one particular ambition: he wanted to change completely and indelibly the taste of Europe, to &#147;.annihilate those Gothic forms which habit alone renders supportable.&#148; His Collection of Etruscan, Greek and Roman Antiquities had two kinds of illustrations. The most famous are the narrative and pictorial plates, each one with decorative motifs taken from a vase, cup or plate. They exhibit the classical black and terra-cotta color scheme, with touches of accent coloring on some of the plates. The subject matter ranges, as it did on the original ceramic pieces, from activities of the mythical gods and creatures, to feasting and the daily life of ancient peoples. Each image is beautifully detailed and has rich border decorations. Hamilton also provided black and white perspective drawings of the pieces so that artists and craftsmen could follow the ancient forms &#147;with as much truth and precision as if he had the Originals themselves in his possession.&#148; In the end, Hamilton&#146;s acumen and persistence were rewarded. His book became a virtual dictionary of Classical form throughout the l8th and l9th centuries, while his collection became a cornerstone of the British Museum&#146;s Department of Classical Antiquities.

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        Europa garlanding the bull,woman above Eros flying ,Zeus and Aphrodite and Dionysus with Eros and Maenades

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Double page engraving with original hand colour. 68x47 cms.Ample margins.The sceneis from an Apulian kalix -krater nowadays at theVaticanMuseo Gregoriano Etrusco. This vase was part of the Hamilton collection that was purchsed by the British museum.The drawings and cataloguing by Hancarville was intended forthe magnificent publication in four volumes. This is a masterpiece of graphic art that influenced deeply in the neo classical taste.Ref. Taschen publ pg 198-199.

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        Dionysiac procession with maenad and satyrs headed byHermes.

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Double page engraving with original hand colour. 68x47 cm.Thescene represents a processiondecorating an attic black figured Hydria nowadays at the Museo Archeologico in Florence. This was one of the masterpieces of the Hamilton collection that remained with him and wasn t sold to the British museum like the core ofhis collection in 1772.A fine example of graphic art extremely influential in decoration, architecture and craftmanship of the neo- classical period in Europe. ref Taschen publ pg 242-243.

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        Satyrs and Maenads

      Naples ,Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Double page engraving in original hand colour.68x47 cms.Ample margins.This imageis from an unidentified vase whose location is unknown nowadays.It has been pointed out that the scene has to do with some fragments of Euripides "Bacchae". A fine example of master graphic art of thsi amazing collection of engravings illustrating the vase collectionformed by Hamilton and in part sold to the British museum in 1772. ref Taschen publ pg 292-293.

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        Group of women and Eros sorrounded by women.

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Double page engraving. Original hand coloured.68x47 cm. ample margins.The image shows Eros in a basin fountain sorrounded by women and at the left two women shaking hand.The image comes from an Apulian pelike vase nowadays at the Museo Civico of Catania. This was part of the collection assembled by Hamilton during his time in Naples as British ambassador. Hamilton an Hancarville published the entire collection before selling to the British museum in 1772.The work in 4 volumes was a magnificent example of graphic art of the Neo-classical period. Ref Taschen publ pg 170-171

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        Satyr, Nike and tthe bull tripod. Nike seated Dionysus and Maenad. man with flute andanother singing on a podium

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Double page engraving by Carmine Pignatori.Original hand coloured. 68x47 cm.Ample margins. This engraving illustrates anAttic red figureKalix-Krater vase that nowadays is at the Museo Nazionale in Bologna. This item belonged to the Hamilton vase collection that in great part waspurchased by the British Museum in 1772. Hamilton and Hancarvilledrew and catalogued the entire collection before shipping itand the publication in four volumes was a success and a masterpiece of graphic art with deep influence in the neo classical taste. Ref Taschen publi pg 190 and folding.

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        Herakles and Dioscuri with women

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Double page engraving with original hand colour.60x48 cms. Thesceneis from a Campanian hydria that nowadays is at TheBritish museum. The collection was assembled during a span of 30 years by Hamilton and sold to theBritish museum in 1772. Hamilton and Hancarville drew and catalogued the collection for publication.It was a sumptuous work only printed in 500 copies. The work is a masterpiece of graphic art and influenced craftmanship,architecture,furniture and the neo classical taste in general. Ref taschen publ pg 276-77-

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        Animal frieze with goats and panthers

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Double page engraving with original hand colour. 68x47 cms.Amplemargins. This decorationwas in aCorinthianpyxis nowadays at the British museum.This fine engraving by Carmine Pignatori comes from the very fine book produced byHamilton and Hancarville who drew and catalogued the entire collection before shipping toEngland.Hamilton sold thecollection for 8400 pounds in 1772 to the British museum being the foundation core of the greek vases collection of this institution.the engraving are a masterpiece of graphic art in itself. Ref Taschen publ pg 240-241.

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        Animal frieze

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67. - Double page engraving with originalhand colour. 67x47 cm. With ample margins. The engraving represents the decoration of a Corinthian Oinochoe vase. The firieze depicts panthers,boar, lion,goat,siren,stag and bulls. The vase is nowadays at the British museum. This was one of the vases coming with the huge collection assembled by William Hamilton during his office like ambassador atNaples and later sold to the British museum in 1772.Hamiltonjoint with Hancarville drew and catalogued the collectionto intendfor publication that resulted in a masterpiece of graphic art and very influential in the neo-classical european taste.

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        Oineus,Periboia,Diomedes and Agrios captive.Erynis rising from the ground

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Engraving with original hand colour.47x35 cms.The scenes belongs to a Paestan hydria nowadays at the British museum .Hamilton collected greek vases during his office as British envoy at Naples.Hancarville drew and catalogued the entire collection and published in 4 volumeswith a high degree of graphic art.The collection was subsequently sold to the British museum in 1772. The work wasvery influential in the architecture,decorative arts and paintings of the Neo classical period late in the XVIII c. Taschen vol pg 194-195.

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        Herakles fighting Centaurs and Iolaus at left

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Engraving with original hand colour.47x36 cms. Ample margins. this scenebelongs to a Campanian bell-krater nowadays at the Tubingen Universitymuseum. This combat is narrated byHesiod at the Shield of Herakles. the vase was formerly at the Hamilton collectionof which one large part was sold to the British museum in 1772.Hancarville drew and catalogued theentire collection intended for publication and the result was a magnificent workof deep influence in the architecture, painting anddecorative arts of the period. Ref: Taschen publ pg 284-285

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        Gryphons fighting against a warrior in a charriot

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67 - Engraving in original hand colour. 47x36 cms.The scene belongs to an Attic bell-krater nowadays at the Stockholm National Museum.Originally was part of the Hamilton collection assembled during his office at Napleslike British envoy. hancarville was in charge of drawing and catalogued the collection that was subsequently sold in part to the British museum but other vases remained in his hands and scattered through museums and private collectionsin Europe.The work in 4 volumes was of deep influence in the aesthetic of the Neoclassical period. ref Taschen publ pg 209

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