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        An essay on Crimes and Punishments.Translated from the Italian, with a Commentary attributed to Mons. De Voltaire, Translated from the French.

      Dublin, John Exshaw, 1767. 8vo. In a contemporary full calf binding with five raised bands and gilt red leather title-label to spine. Author's name written in contemporary hand to title-page. Light wear to extremities, otherwise a fine copy. XIV, 133, (1), LX pp.. First translation, published in the same year as the first edition of the translation (London), of Beccaria's magnum opus, perhaps the most important and influential work in the entire history of criminology, which singlehandedly transformed the Western world's penal system (from a cruel, arbitrary and essentially Medieval system to the equalitarian and humane approach of the Enlightenment). Beccaria argued that the gravity of the crime should be measured by its injury to society and that the penalties should relate to this. The English edition is translated by Voltaire from the French edition, which was translated from the original Italian (Dei delitti e delle pene); The English translation contains for the first time Voltaire's commentary, which shortly after was translated into Italian and published by Coltellini in the 1769 Livorno-edition (Indicated falsely as published in Lausanne)."The success of Beccaria's book was immediate, six editions being published within eighteen months, and it was eventually translated into twenty-two languages. Its principles have been incorporated into the criminal practice of all civilized countries. [...] These ideas have now become so commonplace that it is difficult to appreciate their revolutionary impact at the time." (PMM 209).The present English translation exercised direct influence upon the creation of the American constitution: "[The present edition], was widely circulated in the colonies. Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and George Washington all read it. Beccaria's essay told them that criminals were not wicked by nature and that they, like everyone else, possessed free will. Criminals, the essay said, were free to obey the law or not, as they chose." (Fridell, Capital Punishment, p. 88). Jefferson and many other early republican lawmakers endorsed the proportionality advocated by Beccaria. South Carolina's constitution states that "the penal laws, as heretofore used, shall be reformed, and punishments made in some cases less sanguinary, and in general more proportionate to the crime" which was a consequence of Beccaria's doctrines. In "Commonplace Book," Thomas Jefferson copied a passage from Beccaria related to the issue of gun control: "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms [...] disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes [...] Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."Beccaria was not only revolutionary in his abandonment of torture, he also argued - against the Catholic Church - not to make a crime of suicide: "Suicide is a crime which seems not to admit of punishment, properly speaking; for it cannot be inflicted but on the innocent, or upon an insensible dead body. In the first case, it is unjust and tyrannical, for political liberty supposes all punishments entirely personal". Futhermore he "opposed capital punishment, which should be replaced by life imprisonment; crimes against property should be in the first place punished by fines, political crimes by banishment; and the conditions in prisons should be radically improved." (PMM 209).Beccaria also did extensive research within economics and is often mentioned as the Italian Adam Smith. The present work has, however, completely overshadowed his other research fields and today he is known as the father of criminology and as being the person who took the Western penal system into the modern era

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        A New Collection of Voyages , Discoveries and Travels. Complete 7 volume set. Containing Whatever is Worthy of Notice in Europe, Asia, Africa & America: In Respect to the Situation & Extent of Empires, Kingdoms, & Provinces; their Climates, Produce, etc

      First Edition. Original brown leather cover. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed with some partial hinge cracking. A few maps with mis-creasing and closed tears - no loss. Occasional minor foxing and marks. 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). xiv; 516pp; 496pp; 520pp; 464pp; 472pp; 543pp; 528pp. 16 b/w engraved maps - 15 fold-out. 24 b/w plates - 9 fold-out. Contents includes: The four Voyages of Christopher Columbus; Conquest of Mexico by Hernando Cortes; Conquest of Peru by Francis Pizarro; Voyage to South America by Dom George Juan and Don Antonio de Ulloa; Patagonia; John Niehoff's voyage to Brazil and the East Indies; Lionel Wafer's Journey over the Isthmus of Darien; A brief account of North America from Major Roger describing the several British Colonies; Colonel Bouqet's Expedition against the Ohio Indians; Reflections on the War with the savages of North America; the first voyage to the East Indies by Vasquez de Gama; Voyage to the Cape Verde Islands by George Roberts; Mr Peter Kolben's voyage to the Cape of Good Hope and the Hottentot Natives; The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake around the Globe; The Voyage round the World of William Dampier; The Voyages og Woodes Rogers and Stephen Courtney round the World including finding Alexander Selkirk on the Island of Juan Fernandez; The Voyage round the World of George Anson; Travels through the most Northern Parts of Europe; Travels of Monsieur Maupertius in the Polar Circle; Lorde Molesworth in Denmark and Sweden; Bernard Connor in Poland; Mr Beauplan and Others in the Ukrain; Travels through Europe; Keysler's Travels through Europe; Travels through France by Sacheveral Stephens; Rev. Clarke's Travels through Spain and Portugal; Mr Hanway's Account of Russia; John Thevenot's Voyage and Travels from Italy to Constantinople; Mr Wood's Journey to Palmyra; Maundrell and Shaw in the Holy Land and Barbary; Dr Pococke through Egypt; Journey to Mequines by Mr Windus; Travels to the Inland parts of Africa by Francis Moore; Travels of Sir John Chardin in Persia; An Account of Indostan by Thomas Roe and Mr Holwell; A Journey from St Petersburg to Pekin by John Bell; Accounts of England and Scotland and a 1762 List of the Royal Navy.

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        Konten min’yo seiu Benran [trans.: Practical Introduction to Meteorology].

      - Numerous woodcuts in the text (two with moveable volvelles). 26 folded leaves; 30 folded leaves, two folded leaves of ads for books published by Nakanishi. Two vols. 8vo, orig. wrappers (a little rubbed, unimportant marginal worming in Vol. II), orig. block printed title label on each upper cover, new stitching. Kyoto: Nakanishi, 1767. First edition, Kyoto issue (the book was also issued in Osaka in the same year) of this rare work on meteorology, astronomy, and astrology for laymen; it is the earliest attempt to present a scientific account of the meteorology of Japan based on local observations (and therefore, not entirely based on Chinese meteorological theories). The book is also especially notable for being one of the earliest Japanese books to contain volvelles. The first section of the book is astronomical and geographical; there are depictions of an armillary sphere, comets in the sky, constellations, and numerous diagrammatic maps. The second part is devoted to meteorology in which the author explains how weather changes, describes the extremities of weather conditions including rain storms, heavy snow, strong winds, thunder, lightning, etc. Nakanishi also explains how to predict the weather. There is much about the phenomenon of twinkling stars and their meaning regarding earthquakes, heavy winds, and as a portent for epidemics. The author states that haloes, rainbows, and severe weather can predict terrestrial events such as political instability, earthquakes, plagues, famine, etc. One of the most interesting features of the book is how the author explains the relationship between landscape and weather. There are numerous maps of regions of Japan — especially Kyoto, Tokyo, and Osaka — where Nakanishi describes in great detail the local weather patterns and how they have formed the landscape of the area. Nakanishi (fl. 1754-72), a resident of Kyoto, was a disciple of the Seki school of mathematics and the author of many books. He was an astronomer, mathematician, and calendar maker; he was also active as a publisher of science and medical books as well as literature. Very nice set and rare. Preserved in a box. ? The Waseda University copy is also the Kyoto issue (no priority). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Agrimensore Instruito

      1767. Rare Italian Treatise on the Evaluation of Real Estate Girri, Francesco Maria [1707-1771]. L'Agrimensore Instruito. Ristampata, Ed Accresciuta. Ferrara: Appresso Gio. Antonio Coatti, 1767. [xvi], 180 pp. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7"). Contemporary mottled sheep, gilt fillets to boards, gilt spine with raised bands, patterned endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and lightly worn, partial crack in text block between front free endpaper and half-title. Title page printed in red and black, woodcut head-pieces and decorated initials. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing. Tiny private (?) library stamp to verso of title page, early owner annotations to verso of front free endpaper, underlining and notes in later pencil to a few leaves. A handsome copy. * Second and final edition, enlarged. First published in Venice in 1758, this is a treatise on legal aspects of surveying and the evaluation of real property as practiced in the Republic of Venice. The second edition was reissued in 1777. All of these issues are rare. OCLC locates 1 copy of the second edition in North America (at the University of Illinois), 3 of the first (at Trinity College, Hartford, University of Michigan and Yale Law School) and none of the second edition reissue. Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        [MANUSCRIPT MAP OF PENOBSCOT BAY, ENTITLED The Several Courses up Penobscott River from Pequoit or the Rivers Mouth taken by Skillful Hands..., ACCOMPANIED BY THREE MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENTS RELATING TO THE LANDS DEPICTED ON THE MAP]

      Newport, R.I. 1767.. Manuscript map in ink and wash, on a single folio sheet, 15 1/4 x 19 inches. Docketed in manuscript on verso, "Map of Leveretts Patent alias Muscongus." With two manuscript documents, one being [3]pp. on folio sheets, dated at Boston May 19, 1787; the other being [3]pp. on folio sheets, dated at Providence, R.I. on May 30, 1787. Also, with a half-page of manuscript dated Boston, March 28, 1768. All three documents relating to the lands depicted on the map. Map with small separations along horizontal fold, and at center cross-fold. Minor edgewear. Near fine. The half- page document being only the beginning portion of a longer letter, otherwise the manuscripts in near fine condition. Archivally matted. An attractive 18th-century manuscript map of Penobscot Bay, Maine, heavily annotated by William Ellery, a signer of the Declaration of Independence from Rhode Island, who made claims to some of the lands depicted on the map. The map was drawn by British Rear-Admiral Jahleel Brenton, who commanded the HMS Queen during the Revolution, and whose family lost much of its property as a result of the Revolution. The map is skillfully rendered, as would be expected of a British naval officer, and is done on a scale of about three miles to the inch. It is done in ink, with coastlines accentuated in wash. The map depicts the coastline from the Damariscotta River in the southwest to the Penobscot River in the northeast, and shows and names the many islands of the Bay, as well as many inlets, harbors, rivers, ponds, etc. The location of a fort and settlements have also been added. This information was all added by William Ellery (1727- 1820), a signer of the Declaration of Independence from Rhode Island. Ellery explains in a manuscript note in the lower right corner of the map (dated at Newport, Rhode Island in 1767): "This map of Leverett's Patent &c was copied from a copy, by Jahleel Brenton Esq., one of the Proprietors; and presented by his son Samuel Brenton to William Ellery who wrote the References, Names of Places, &c. William Ellery." In the upper left corner of the sheet Ellery has added a long manuscript note explaining the survey and the boundaries of Leverett's Patent, as dpeicted on the map. This map and the accompanying manuscript documents were found among William Ellery's papers, and were part of Ellery and his brother Benjamin's attempts to claim lands in Maine that they believed belonged to their family. "Leverett's Patent," also known as the Muscongus Patent, was issued in 1629 to Thomas Leverett and John Beauchamp. It granted land and trading rights for a thirty-six square mile area along the Penobscot Bay in present-day Maine, between the Muscongus River and Penobscot River. According to the documents present here, Leverett inherited the full patent upon Beauchamp's death, and at his own death divided the grant among his ten children, who then divided the land again amongst the next generation. Around 1720 Gen. Samuel Waldo of Boston acquired a large portion of the patent, and began recruiting immigrants from Germany to settle the area. The letter fragment present here (dated March 28, 1768 and addressed to Benjamin and William Ellery) asserts that the Ellerys have an "undoubted right to a half share" of the Muscongus lands, as a result of a purchase made by their grandfather. The unidentified author of the letter goes on to describe the Waldo heirs as "exceeding difficult to deal with." Also present are two manuscripts, one being a 1787 copy of the original 1629 grant of the Muscongus Patent from the Council of Plymouth, the other being a manuscript deed of sale signed by James Green for a portion of the original patent. A handsome colonial era manuscript map of the coast of Maine, drawn by a British Rear-Admiral and used by a signer of the Declaration of Independence to defend his family's claims to the land. Significant manuscript maps of this early date are virtually unknown in the market.

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        I COLLOQUI DE CAMMINI DELLE CITTÀ****** Venezia

      Graziosi 1767 (Colloquj...). Venezia, Graziosi, 1767. OPERA RIPIENA DI CARATTERI VERI, E FEDELMENTE COPIATI DA LORO PROPRI ORIGINALI DA E....... V...... (UNITO:) TRASFORMAZIONE DELLE DONNE IN UOMINI E DEGLI UOMINI IN DONNE. TRADUZIONE DAL FRANCESE. VENEZIA, BORTOLO OCCHI, 1757. (UNITO:) (SELIS, NIC.-JOS.) L' INOCULAZIONE DEL BUON SENSO. TRADUZIONE DAL FRANCESE. EDIZIONE SECONDA. ANSPACH (VENEZIA?), 1762. 3 VOLUMI LEGATI ASSIEME IN PERGAMENA COEVA, OTTIMAMENTE CONSERVATI. I. CIV PP. CICOGNA. II. LVIII, (6) PP. CON BELLA ANTIPORTA ALLEGORICA INCISA IN RAME DAL FILOSI. MANCA AL MORAZZONI. III. 32 PP.BARBIER, II, 923 (PER LE EDIZIONI FRANCESI). OPUSCOLI RARISSIMI E CURIOSI SCONOSCIUTI AL MELZI.

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        CARTAS DEL EXCELENTÍSIMO SEÑOR VIRREY AL SEÑOR TAGLE SOBRE VARIOS ASUNTOS DE LAS COMISIONES DE POTOSÍ...[manuscript title]

      Lima. 1767-1770.. 54 folio leaves. Light soiling to a few leaves. Slight worming, heavier in parts, sometimes affecting portions of text. Generally quite clean and in a clear hand. About very good. Correspondence of Viceroy Manuel de Amat y Junient with Pedro de Tagle y Sánchez, who was commissioned to organize the silver production of Potosí. This item is comprised of fifty-two letters in secretarial hand, signed by Amat and dated in Lima, November 14, 1767 to August 14, 1770. The correspondence covers a wide variety of administrative matters: criminal cases, accounting, shipping, collections, quicksilver, silver production, drainage of mines, taxation, overland shipments to Buenos Aires, appointments, and mails. These are, effectively, one side of a conversation in that the correspondence from Tagle to Amat referred to by the latter is not present. The collection demonstrates the intensity of the administration of Amat in all affairs of his viceroyalty. The great mountain of silver, Potosí, was known during the conquest of Peru, but until the introduction of the amalgamation process in the mid-16th century it was largely underexploited. With the added discovery of quicksilver at Huancavelica in 1545, the essential element for extraction of silver was readily available - even in quantities to permit its export for use in the silver mines of New Spain. Between 1550 and 1560 the mines became the most important in the world for silver production, and in 1572 a mint was established in Potosí. Bars of silver were shipped to Spain via Callao and Panamá, attracting numerous pirates to the sea lanes along the Pacific Coast and the trade-fair city of Portobelo in Panamá. Initiated by Francis Drake in 1578 and continued by Thomas Cavendish in 1587, the silver galleons became prime targets for English, Dutch, and French raiders until trans-Andean overland shipping routes through Tucumán to Buenos Aires were established in the late 17th century. Manuel de Amat y Junient (1704-82), knight of the Order of San Juan de Jerusalén serving on Malta (1721), served with distinction in Africa in 1736 and in Italy, and was appointed Captain General of Chile and president of the Royal Appeals Court in 1755. In 1761 he was promoted to the viceroyalty of Peru, and in 1767 he oversaw the expulsion of the Society of Jesus and occupation of their properties. In 1768 he was responsible for the construction of the Lima bullring, in 1770 for establishment of the San Carlos boarding school in the former Jesuit novitiate, the parkway and avenue of the Alameda in 1772, and the improved fortification of the Real Felipe in 1774. He was famed for his relationship with his mistress, singer and actress Micaela Villegas, "La Perricholi." Prior to his return to Spain in 1776 he ordered the paving and illumination of streets in Lima. Pedro de Tagle y Sánchez (1722-96) studied in the Royal Collage of San Martín and University of San Marcos, receiving the title of doctor in laws and canons in 1741. He traveled to Spain where he was received in the Order of Calatrava in 1749 and elected judge of the Royal Appeals Court of Charcas, in Bolivia. He was commissioned to reorganize the silver bank in Potosí, and subsequently wrote the regulations for the Royal Mint of Potosí. He went to Lima in 1778 as criminal magistrate and was governor- intendant in Huancavelica from 1789 to 1790. He was retired with the honor of Councilor of the Indies. The file reflects the intense administrative activity of an important Enlightenment viceroy.

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        Recueil d'Ordonnances, Statuts et Réglemens du Corps de la Mercerie. Avec deux tables; l'une par ordre de date, contenant le titre des Pièces & le Sommaire de leurs principales dispositions; L'autre, des Matières, par ordre alphabétique.

      Paris: Imprimerie de Chardon, 1767 - In-4; [iv], viii, 252p.; vignette de titre, en-tête, culs-de-lampe. Belle reliure aux armes de la corporation des merciers en plein veau moucheté, double encadrement de filets dorés sur les deux plats avec médaillon central représentant trois navires, un soleil d'or, et la devise "Ti Toto Orbi Sequemur"; dos à nerfs avec pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, gardes marbrées, coupes ornées, tranches dorées. Considéré comme le plus important des six corps de métiers de Paris, la corporation des Merciers regroupait le commerce de la plupart des denrées non alimentaires. Pour en faire partie il fallait être né Français, faire trois ans d'apprentissage, puis travailler trois ans chez un marchand en qualité de "garçon" (Dictionnaire universel de commerce). Elle incluait de très nombreux métiers comme on peut le constater par les divers arrêts ici présents: cardeurs, cloutiers, colporteurs, épiciers, épingliers, éventaillistes, forains, graveurs, miroitiers, ouvriers en bas, papetiers, peigniers, et même serruriers. Les ordonnances, statuts et règlements vont de mars 1407 à 14 août 1766. Cette édition, publiée après la première de 1752, contient des pièces supplémentaires de 1755, 1759 et 1766 (l'arrêt de 1766, paginé 213* et 214*, est intercalé entre les pages 213 et 214). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations on the nature, causes, and cure of those disorders which have been commonly called Nervous, Hypochondriac, or Hysteric: to which are prefixed some remarks on the sympathy of the nerves

      Published by T. Becket, and P. A. De Hondt, Edinburgh 1767 - , xiii, 507 pages, plus index at rear [23] Third Edition , hinges and joints cracked but boards holding well, edges scuffed, spine darkened and with a little loss at head, light browning to some pages but text clean and complete, in good condition , full brown calf, gilt title on red leather spine label, 5 raised bands Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue systématique et raisonné des Curiosités de la Nature et de l'Art, qui composent le Cabinet de M. Davila

      Thirty engraved plates (many folding). xxxv, [1], 571 pp.; vi, 656 pp.; vi, 290 pp., 3 p.l., 286, [1] pp. Three vols. 8vo, cont. mottled calf (foot of spine of Vol. III with a bit of wear), triple gilt fillet round sides, spines gilt, a.e.g., red morocco lettering pieces on spines. Paris: Briasson, 1767. First edition, and a very handsome set, of this lavish and detailed catalogue. "In 1767 Romé was employed, on Sage's recommendation, to draw up a catalogue of the curiosities that had been collected by Pedro Francisco Davila, who wished to sell his cabinet of natural history before returning to Peru. The work ran to three volumes, in the second of which Romé, in agreement with Linnaeus, stressed the importance of crystalline form in mineralogical description."-D.S.B., XI, p. 520. During Romé's early years, he found steady employment by preparing at least fourteen other mineralogical catalogues. Davila's enormous collection contained scientific instruments (26 items), medals, prints, sculpture, illuminated MSS., Oriental MSS., and books (402 lots) as well as natural history objects. In the Preface to Vol. I, Davila writes that he hopes to sell the collection en bloc but, if no person comes forward, the collection will be sold at auction beginning 12 November. The second part of the third volume is devoted to the classical bronzes and medals (catalogued by Abbé Grimaud) and the prints and drawings (catalogued by M. Remy). The present set is priced throughout in a contemporary hand; it is the first time I have seen a set so annotated. The prices furnish invaluable information regarding the market of the period. Fine set and very scarce on the market. This is a presentation copy from Davila, inscribed on the first title: "Pour Monsieur Hulin de la part de son tres humble et tres obeissant serviteur Davila." ❧ Laissus, "Les Cabinets d'Histoire Naturelle" in Taton, ed., Enseignement et diffusion des sciences en France au dix-huitième siècle (1986), p. 668-"le cabinet compte alors parmi les plus riches de France: le catalogue de ce remarquable ensemble emplit trois gros in-8, le premier consacré aux règnes animal et végétal, le second aux minéraux et le troisième aux fossiles." Wilson, The History of Mineral Collecting, p. 209-(erroneously calling for 7 plates only). .

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        Dernière lettre du chevalier D'Eon à M. le Comte de Guerchy en datte du 5 Aout, 1767. Avec l'extrait de la procedure en bonne forme

      London: Londres, 1767. 4to, 19p., 8.5x11 inches, unbound, stitched, untrimmed lightly soiled and worn pages, text in French, early notation in ink by a very neat hand concerning an earlier publication of a related book from 1765, also in French. OCLC lists one copy at the British Library though ESTC lists four. Publication of a letter by Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont, known as Chevalier d'Eon, a French diplomat, spy, soldier and Freemason who lived the later years of his life as a woman. The matter of the letter is the charge by the Chevalier that Comte de Guerchy had attempted to assassinate the chevalier in an attempt to keep secret documents on spying in England from being released. This piece was written during d'Eon's political exile.& The chevalier posed as a Lady on a secret mission to Russia in order to gain close access to the Empress and became her Maid of Honour. Claiming to have been born anatomically female but raised as a male, he demanded to be recognized as a woman and the Court complied but insisted that he dress as a woman. With the aid of the King's money he too complied, revising his wardrobe appropriately. After his death it was proven he was anatomically male.& Havelock Ellis coined the term Eonism to give name to similar cases of transgenderism.& Several literary works have been based on d'Eon as well as a manga and animé series.& The Beaumont Society for transgendered people is named for him

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        Antient Funeral Monuments of Great Britain, Ireland, and the Islands Adjacent. With the Dissolved Monastries

      London: Printed by W. Tooke for the Editor, 1767. Collation, [x]clxxvii, 608pp, 6 full page illustrations, engraved frontispiece, text illustrations, folding table.Book measures 10 x 8 1/4 inches, ( 25x21mm ). Bound in full period calf, raised bands, leather title label. Calf rubbed and scuffed on edges and corners, some wear loss, hinge joints split, but boards holding firm. Generally a very nice binding. Internally, a few page with minor spotting or browning. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. . Very Good. Small Folio.

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        Pensées philosophiques, morales, critiques, littéraires et politiques de M. Hume.

      chez la Veuve Duchesne 1767 - À Londres et se trouve à paris, chez la Veuve Duchesne, 1767. In 12 de [IV]-XII-416pp., reliure en plein veau fauve marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons et de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux encadrée d'un filet doré, titre doré, roulette dorée sur les coupes, coins, coupes et plats frottés avec de petites craquelures sur le plat supérieur, partie supérieure de la première charnière fendue sur quelques centimètres mais sans gravité; reliure solide, page de faux-titre collée au troisième feuillet, frontispice orné d'une gravure dessinée par par Cochin et gravée par Duhamel, contrecollé au quatrième feuillet, trace d'encre noire sur les quatre premières pages dont la page de faux-titre comprenant des petits a manuscrits à l'encre noire, avec manuscrit sur la seconde page de garde en longueur ''Jane Mello'', ainsi que sur la sixième page de garde, dernière page de garde absente, ex-libris manuscrit à l'encre noire de l'époque au bas de la dernière page, gravure représentant un petit fer sur la page de titre, gravure en bandeau en haut de la première page de la préface et de chaque chapitre, cul-de-lampe floral à la fin de la préface, tranches rouges, bon exemplaire. Première édition française de ce recueil d'oeuvres de philosophie politique de Hume provenant des ''Philosophical writings'', traduites et annotées par J.-A. Descoulmiers à partir de la sélection effectuée par J. B. Mérian. Ce fut la première anthologie imprimée, aussi bien en anglais qu'en français, du philosophe écossais. Le choix fut tendancieux comme les éditeurs l'annoncent dans la préface:>, le but étant de ne pas offenser le lectorat, néanmoins le choix reste très représentatif. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters to Married Women

      London - G. Kearsly, 1767 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this work on child-care by Hugh Smith. Hugh Smith (1735/61789) graduated at Leiden on 11 November 1755, and practised at Hatton Garden, London. He married the wealthy daughter of Archibald Maclean, and she later inherited Trevor Park, East Barnet. He died, aged fifty-three, on 6 June 1789, and was buried in East Barnet church. He was the author of several medical titles, including The Family Physician (1760) and this work, Letters to Married Women, which was republished in France, Germany, and America. [DNB]Condition: Expertly rebound in a quarter calf binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound with expert repairs to first few pages. Slight chipping to first and last pages. Generally bright except for first and last few pages, with the odd spot and mark. Institutional label to front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Cultos de devoção e obsequios, que se dedicão ao Thaumaturgo Portuguez S.tº Antonio de Lisboa em os dias da sua nova Trezena, offerecidos á Magestade Fidelissima de D. José I, nosso senhor pelo Provador, e mais Irmãos da Meza da Real Casa, e Igreja de Santo Antonio da Cidade, ordinados por hum devoto do mesmo Santo, para se praticarem na sua propria Casa.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Miguel Manescal da Costa, Impressor do Santo Officio, e da Real Casa de S. Antonio, 1767. - Small woodcut and typographical vignette on title page. Woodcut headpiece with royal Portuguese arms and elegant woodcut initial on leaf A2 recto. Different woodcut headpiece and factotum initial on leaf A3 recto. Several typographical headpieces. Identical woodcut tailpieces on pp. 140 and 191. Different woodcut tailpiece on p. 73. Musical notation on pp. 77-140. Small typographical tailpiece on p. 28. Engraved plate depicting the Saint, 191 [i.e. 187] pp. Skips from pp. 140 to 145, but catchword and collation by signatures are correct. 8°, contemporary crimson morocco (small amount of wear at one corner, slight rubbing at head of spine), flat spine richly gilt, gilt lettering, covers with gilt-tooled borders, gilt urns in each corner, and gilt design at centers, edges of covers milled gilt, marbled endleaves, all text block edges gilt. In fine condition. ---- Apparently the second editon. There is a work with the same title, by the same printer, of [4], 187 pp., dated 1761, and another, with 128 pp., dated 1787, printed by Simão Thaddeo Ferreira. Editions of 1802, 1828, 1844 and 1869 are also recorded.---- OCLC: 222764477 (National Library of Australia). Porbase locates three copies, all in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal. This edition not located in Copac. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A New Collection of Voyages , Discoveries and Travels. Complete 7 volume set. Containing Whatever is Worthy of Notice in Europe, Asia, Africa & America: In Respect to the Situation & Extent of Empires, Kingdoms, & Provin

      G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed with some partial hinge cracking. A few maps with mis-creasing and closed tears - no loss. Occasional minor foxing and marks First Edition Original brown leather cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). xiv; 516pp; 496pp; 520pp; 464pp; 472pp; 543pp; 528pp. 16 b/w engraved maps - 15 fold-out. 24 b/w plates - 9 fold-out. Contents includes: The four Voyages of Christopher Columbus; Conquest of Mexico by Hernando Cortes; Conquest of Peru by Francis Pizarro; Voyage to South America by Dom George Juan and Don Antonio de Ulloa; Patagonia; John Niehoff's voyage to Brazil and the East Indies; Lionel Wafer's Journey over the Isthmus of Darien; A brief account of North America from Major Roger describing the several British Colonies; Colonel Bouqet's Expedition against the Ohio Indians; Reflections on the War with the savages of North America; the first voyage to the East Indies by Vasquez de Gama; Voyage to the Cape Verde Islands by George Roberts; Mr Peter Kolben's voyage to the Cape of Good Hope and the Hottentot Natives; The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake around the Globe; The Voyage round the World of William Dampier; The Voyages og Woodes Rogers and Stephen Courtney round the World including finding Alexander Selkirk on the Island of Juan Fernandez; The Voyage round the World of George Anson; Travels through the most Northern Parts of Europe; Travels of Monsieur Maupertius in the Polar Circle; Lorde Molesworth in Denmark and Sweden; Bernard Connor in Poland; Mr Beauplan and Others in the Ukrain; Travels through Europe; Keysler's Travels through Europe; Travels through France by Sacheveral Stephens; Rev. Clarke's Travels through Spain and Portugal; Mr Hanway's Account of Russia; John Thevenot's Voyage and Travels from Italy to Constantinople; Mr Wood's Journey to Palmyra; Maundrell and Shaw in the Holy Land and Barbary; Dr Pococke through Egypt; Journey to Mequines by Mr Windus; Travels to the Inland parts of Africa by Francis Moore; Travels of Sir John Chardin in Persia; An Account of Indostan by Thomas Roe and Mr Holwell; A Journey from St Petersburg to Pekin by John Bell; Accounts of England and Scotland and a 1762 List of the Royal Navy.

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        An Essay on Crimes and Punishments, Translated from the Italian; with a Commentary, Attributed to Mons. De Voltaire, translated from the French

      London: Printed for J. Almon, opposite Burlington-House, Piccadilly, 1767 First edition in English. . Contemporary calf, sides a little scuffed, rebacked, red morocco lettering piece. Octavo. A good, clean copy. "... One of the most influential books in the history of criminology ... Beccaria maintained that the gravity of the crime should be measured by its injury to society and that the penalties should be related to this. The prevention of crime he held to be of greater importance than its punishment, and the certainty of punishment of greater effect than its severity. He denounced the use of torture and secret judicial proceedings. He opposed capital punishment, which should be replaced by life imprisonment; crimes against property should be in the first place punished by fines, political crimes by banishment; and the conditions in prisons should be radically improved. Beccaria believed that the publication of criminal proceedings, verdicts and sentences, as well as furthering general education, would help to prevent crime. These ideas have now become so commonplace that it is difficult to appreciate their revolutionary impact at the time" "It was eventually translated into twenty-two languages. Its principles have been incorporated into the criminal practice of all civilized countries …The impact of Dei Delitti e delle Pene on the reform of criminal justice can hardly be exaggerated" (Printing and the Mind of Man, 209, describing the original Italian edition, Livorno, 1764).

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        "The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: newly translated out of original tongues: and with the former translations diligently repaired and revised.."

      Mark Baskett ... and by the assigns of Robert Baskett London: Mark Baskett ... and by the assigns of Robert Baskett. 1767. "Large paper copy (measuring nearly 5 centimeters larger than that cited in Darlow & Moule!), large 4to, 1 volume expanded to 2, unpaginated; sectional title-p. for the N.T.; contemporary full red goatskin, elaborate borders on covers incorporating a Greek key design enclosing lilies with birds and vases with flowers, an with a central monogram ""M*B"" on an oval green morocco onlay, surrounded by a black morocco onlay tooled with cherubs, the whole surrounded by a flame tool, smooth spines richly gilt and gilt-lettered direct, a.e.g.; minor overall rubbing but generally a very good, sound, and handsome, sumptuous binding. Facing the first leaf in each volume is the following inscription: This Book was presented to me by my Son in Law Coll. Stephen Delancy and at my decease I bequeath it to my beloved grand daughter Miss Phila Delancy as witness my hand, Maria Barclay. New York, 15 August, 1786."" The Delancys were a prominent New York loyalist family. Stephen Delancy remained in New York throughout the Revolution but left for Nova Scotia in 1783; presumably he commissioned these bindings from England at some prior date (cf. his mother-in-law's initials on the central onlays). The binder has not been identified, but it is similar to the one executed a binding described in Maggs catalogue 966, item 154 (the onlay decoration being almost identical). Also included beneath the above inscription is a further one, dated 1834, from Phila Delancy to her nephew, William de Lancey Lawson. Darlow and Moule mention an engraved title-p. for those on regular paper, but no such mention in the Darlow & Moule citation for the L.P. copy, nor, for that matter, in any of the OCLC records. Darlow & Moule 1181."

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        Dieu et les hommes, œuvre théologique; mais raisonnable. Par le Docteur Obern. Traduit par Jacques Simon.

      Chez Christian de Vos, 1767 - A Berlin, Chez Christian de Vos, 1767. In 8 de VIII (table des chapitres, errata)-264pp., reliure en plein veau fauve marbré de l'époque, dos lisse orné de caissons et de fleurons dorés, pièce de maroquin brun encadrée d'un filet doré, titre doré, bâtonnets dorés en biais sur les coiffes, filet doré sur les coupes, une petite griffure sur la partie inférieure du plat supérieur, bruniture sur les marges de la première et dernière page de garde, gravure en bandeau et lettrine historiée en début de volume, quelques rares notes dans les marges, quelques rousseurs mais intérieur frais, tranches marbrées en vert, rouge et beige, bon et bel exemplaire. Nouvelle édition publiée l'année de l'originale. Cet ouvrage est considéré comme une des œuvres majeures dans l'arsenal polémique antichrétien de son auteur, en même temps qu'un essai sérieux d'histoire des religions dans une perspective très critique. Pour Voltaire qui était profondément antichrétien et déiste en dehors de toute religion, le christianisme n’est que superstition et fanatisme; cette religion devait absolument disparaitre. Voltaire (1694-1778), fut un écrivain et philosophe. Il fut une figure emblématique du siècle des lumières et le chef de file du parti philosophique, le plus important avec son adversaire Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Il parvint à obtenir une immense fortune dans des opérations spéculatives boursières, ainsi que des investissements dans des colonies ou en Afrique du nord. Il fut contraint à l’exil, il se réfugia notamment à Londres, et vécut également en Suisse à Ferney près de Genève, en Prusse auprès de la cour de Frédéric II, à Stockholm auprès de la Reine Christine ainsi qu’à Saint-Pétersbourg. Son œuvre est immense, composée notamment de 21 000 lettres (celles retrouvées), et compte parmi ses ouvrages les plus connus: ‘‘La Henriade’’ (1728), ‘‘L‘Histoire de Charles XI’’ (1731), ‘‘Zadig’’ (1747), ‘‘Micromégas’’ (1752), ‘‘Candide’’ (1759), ‘‘Lettre philosophique’’ (1764), ‘‘Traité sur la tolérance’’ (1763), ‘‘Dictionnaire philosophique’’ (1764). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: newly translated out of original tongues: and with the former translations diligently repaired and revised.

      Mark Baskett . and by the assigns of Robert Baskett, London 1767 - Large paper copy (measuring nearly 5 centimeters larger than that cited in Darlow & Moule!), large 4to, 1 volume expanded to 2, unpaginated; sectional title-p. for the N.T.; contemporary full red goatskin, elaborate borders on covers incorporating a Greek key design enclosing lilies with birds and vases with flowers, an with a central monogram "M*B" on an oval green morocco onlay, surrounded by a black morocco onlay tooled with cherubs, the whole surrounded by a flame tool, smooth spines richly gilt and gilt-lettered direct, a.e.g.; minor overall rubbing but generally a very good, sound, and handsome, sumptuous binding. Facing the first leaf in each volume is the following inscription: This Book was presented to me by my Son in Law Coll. Stephen Delancy and at my decease I bequeath it to my beloved grand daughter Miss Phila Delancy as witness my hand, Maria Barclay. New York, 15 August, 1786." The Delancys were a prominent New York loyalist family. Stephen Delancy remained in New York throughout the Revolution but left for Nova Scotia in 1783; presumably he commissioned these bindings from England at some prior date (cf. his mother-in-law's initials on the central onlays). The binder has not been identified, but it is similar to the one executed a binding described in Maggs catalogue 966, item 154 (the onlay decoration being almost identical). Also included beneath the above inscription is a further one, dated 1834, from Phila Delancy to her nephew, William de Lancey Lawson. Darlow and Moule mention an engraved title-p. for those on regular paper, but no such mention in the Darlow & Moule citation for the L.P. copy, nor, for that matter, in any of the OCLC records. Darlow & Moule 1181. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: newly translated out of original tongues: and with the former translations diligently repaired and revised.."

      London: Mark Baskett ... and by the assigns of Robert Baskett. 1767. "Large paper copy (measuring nearly 5 centimeters larger than that cited in Darlow & Moule!), large 4to, 1 volume expanded to 2, unpaginated; sectional title-p. for the N.T.; contemporary full red goatskin, elaborate borders on covers incorporating a Greek key design enclosing lilies with birds and vases with flowers, an with a central monogram ""M*B"" on an oval green morocco onlay, surrounded by a black morocco onlay tooled with cherubs, the whole surrounded by a flame tool, smooth spines richly gilt and gilt-lettered direct, a.e.g.; minor overall rubbing but generally a very good, sound, and handsome, sumptuous binding. & & Facing the first leaf in each volume is the following inscription: This Book was presented to me by my Son in Law Coll. Stephen Delancy and at my decease I bequeath it to my beloved grand daughter Miss Phila Delancy as witness my hand, Maria Barclay. New York, 15 August, 1786."" & & The Delancys were a prominent New York loyalist family. Stephen Delancy remained in New York throughout the Revolution but left for Nova Scotia in 1783; presumably he commissioned these bindings from England at some prior date (cf. his mother-in-law's initials on the central onlays). The binder has not been identified, but it is similar to the one executed a binding described in Maggs catalogue 966, item 154 (the onlay decoration being almost identical). & & Also included beneath the above inscription is a further one, dated 1834, from Phila Delancy to her nephew, William de Lancey Lawson. & & Darlow and Moule mention an engraved title-p. for those on regular paper, but no such mention in the Darlow & Moule citation for the L.P. copy, nor, for that matter, in any of the OCLC records. & & Darlow & Moule 1181."

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        Die Insel Sanct Thomas mit den Plantagen 1767

      Nuremberg, 1767. No Binding. Very Good. 6 ¾ x 12 ½ inches. Fine hand color; bottom and top margins extended with very slight loss, very good condition. One of the few obtainable maps of St. Thomas published prior to 1800. The attractively colored map names many plantations, many of the island's bays as well as the smaller islands surrounding Saint Thomas including Lille Saba. The map appeared in Oldendorp's "History of the Evangelical Brethren on the Caribbean Islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John," the earliest history of the Virgin Islands.

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        Della coltivazione e dell'uso delle patate e d'altre piante commestibili.

      Subject: (Gastronomia - Agricoltura). Venezia, appresso Modesto Fenzo, 1767, 4to brossura cart. coevo muto, pp. 72 con testat. capolettera e marca tipografica al front. xilogr. (Soft Cover)

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        Reliques of Ancient English Poetry

      London,: J. Dodsley,, 1767.. Three volumes, octavo, engraved frontispiece and titles, two other textual engravings; an attractive set with contemporary ownership inscriptions, contemporary calf, spines banded and gilt, red morocco labels, two joints cracked and chipped at head of spines. Second edition, expanded, of this celebrated collection. Samuel Johnson is known to have encouraged Percy in his work, and even to have contributed material to the volumes.Percy's anthology invigorated interest in early English poetry, and was a benchmark of its kind, influencing any number of later poets including Wordsworth and Coleridge. Percy gathered most of the material in this work from the 'Percy Folio', now in the British Museum. Famously, Percy saved the manuscript when he found it 'being used by the Maids to light the Fire'. Its influence had an avowed impact on Coleridge and Wordsworth, amongst others.Lowndes, p. 1830.

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        Minna von Barnhelm, oder das Soldatenglück. Ein Lustspiel in fünf Aufzügen.

      Christian Friederich Voß, Berlin 1767 - Kl.-8vo. 192 S. Modernes Ldr. im Stil d. Zeit m. Blindpräg. u. 2 RSchildern. Gelbschnitt. WG 46. - Goedeke IV/I, 396, 101. - Erste Einzelausgabe im zweiten Druck, der die Berichtigungen enthält, die in spätere Ausgaben übernommen wurden (S. 64, Z. 1 "vollkommene" statt "willkommene"; S. 89, Z. 15 "Von Grund" usw.). - Titelbl. geschickt restauriert, zwei Ausrisse hinterlegt u. einige Buchstaben hs. nachgezeichnet, Abklatsch v. alter Titneschrift. Sauberes Ex. in einem angenehmen neuen Einband. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [PHAEDON AND LAVATER] SEVEN TRACTS OF THE LAVATER-MENDELSSOHN CONTROVERSY, 1770-1771. [BOUND WITH] PHAEDON; ODER, UBER DIE UNSTERBLICHKEIT DER SEELE IN DREY GESPRÄCHEN

      Berlin; Stettin, Bey F. Nicolai. 1767. Later full leather. 12mo. 14; 68; 16; 48; 112; 132; 64; [12], 309, [1]; pages. 17 cm. First edition (of Phaedon, and all tracts) . In German. With frontispiece portrait of the author. Moses Mendelssohn’s chief philosophical work, "Phädon" (1767) ; on the immortality of the soul, which follows Plato's dialogue of the same name. “The ‘Phädon’ was the most widely read book of its time. Its special charm was its elegant and lucid style. Never before in Germany had philosophical questions been treated in such clear language; so that his contemporaries with justice called him the ‘German Plato. ’ The ‘Phädon’ is one of the best productions of classic German prose; it was reprinted fifteen times and translated into nearly all the European languages, while a number of Hebrew versions were made. ” (1906 Jewish Encyclopedia) . Bound with a collection of the major letters of the 1770 Lavater Controversy; each contains original title page (various publishers, 1770) ; starting with the “Zueignungs-Schreiben des Herrn Lavaters in Zürich an Herrn Moses Mendelssohn in Berlin”, Lavater’s dedicatory epistle of his translation of Bonnet, publicly challenging Mendelssohn to refute the book publicly, which began the controversy; followed by “Schreiben an den Herrn Diaconus Lavater zu Zürich” (Mendelssohn’s response) ; followed by “Gedanken über die Zumuthung Lavaters an Moses Mendelssohn ein Christ zu warden” (Lavater’s reply) ; followed by “Schreiben an den Herrn Moses Mendelssohn über die Lavaterische und Kölbelische Angelegenheiten gegen Herrn Mendelssohn” (Kolbele’s first attck) ; followed by “Schreiben an den Herrn Diaconus Lavater zu Zu¨rich” (Hesse’s letter) ; followed by “Zweytes Schreiben an Herrn Moses Mendelssohn insonderheit u¨ber den ehemahligen Mendelssohnischen Deismus” (Kolbe’s second attack, charging Mendelssohn as a deist) ; with, finally the 1771 “Rede bey der Taufe zweyer Berlinischen Jsraeliten so durch Veranlassung der Lavater und Mendelsohinschen Streitschriften zum wahren Christenthum übergetreten. Samt einem kurzen Vorberichte” by Lavater. Bound in later full leather, with gilt title on spine. Subjects: Immortality. Socrates. Judaism - Apologetic works. Lavater Controversy. Less than 18 copies of each of the Lavater letters on OCLC; in some cases OCLC lists only a single one of these letters. Phaedon lacks pages 23-26. Light rubbing to edges of leather, light foxing in margins on a few pages throughout, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (KH-1-7) .

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        Biblioteca degli volgarizzatori, o sia notizia dall' opere volgarizzate d'autori, che scrissero in lingue morte prima del secolo XV / opera postuma del segretario Filippo Argelati, Bolognese ; tomi IV. coll' addizioni e correzioni di Angelo Teodoro Villa, Milanese, comprese nella parte II. del tomo IV

      Milan: Federico Agnelli, 1767 - Fine set of this massive and important bibliography by the Bolognese Argelati (1685-1755), posthumously published , with additions and corrections by Angelo Teodoro Villa (1723-1794) (ITALIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY) First edition. 5 volumes in 2 vols., 4to (25.5 x 20 cm.; 10 x 8 inches). Engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I. xv, [1], 343; [2], 352; [2], 423; [2], 374, [4]; pp. 375-805 (Additioni). Contemporary half vellum over patterned paper boards, brown morocco lettering-piece to spine (extremities slightly bumped or rubbed). BEAUTIFUL COPY, uncut [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF THE INCREASE AND DECREASE OF MANKIND IN ENGLAND, AND SEVERAL COUNTRIES ABROAD,

      London W. Nicoll 1767 - according to the different soils, situations, business of life, use of the non-naturals, &c. faithfully collected from, and attested by, above three hundred vouchers, and many of them for a long course of years, in two different periods. To which is added, a syllabus of the general states of health, air, seasons, and food for the last three hundred years; and also a meteorological discourse. FIRST EDITION, 1767. 4to, 285 x 220 mm, 11¼ x 8¾ inches, 1 folding table, pages viii, iv, 213, LACKING PAGE 119/20 WHICH IS A DIVISIONAL TITLE PAGE BEARING THE WORDS "METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS" ONLY, bound in modern half speckled calf over marbled sides, raised bands, gilt rules and lettering to spine, new endpapers. Light brown stain to lower corner of title page and following 6 leaves, small ink mark on title, ink name on blank verso, first few pages slightly dusty in the margins, occasional dusty margins throughout, occasional pale foxing, binding tight and firm. A very good tight copy (lacking 1 divisional title as noted). Thomas Short (1690?-1772) physician was born in Scotland and settled in practice in Sheffield. He was the author of several books with medical subjects (on the benefits of drinking water, on tea, on milk, on wines and spirits). This was his last work with the twin subjects of populations and meteorology. In it he studies demographics, epidemics and relates illness to the weather patterns. He advocates early marriages and he denounces alcohol 'as a Stygian poison'. (DNB). His descriptions of the weather in the mid eighteenth century. "1751. . May 13 exceeded all rains I ever saw for a whole day together; a prodigious flood, and many people were drowned." "1758. December was an extraordinary warm, calm month, and continued to February 23rd more like summer than winter, short days and moist air excepted". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'arte di ben conoscere, e distinguere le qualit? de' cavalli, d'introdurre, e conservare una razza nobile, e di risanare il cavallo da' mali, a' quali soggiace. Con l'aggiunta del libro quarto, che tratta di molti medic

      Subject: (Ippologia). Venezia, presso Antonio Decastro, 1767, 8vo brossura rifatta con cartoncino semirigido muto, incisione xilografica al frontespizio, pp. XVI.264-(2) con quattro tavole incise in rame (una ripiegata) f.t. (Soft Cover)

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        THE IDLER By SAMUEL JOHNSON 1767 in 2 VOLS.

      Printed for T. DAVIES, LONDON 1767 - TITLE: THE IDLER By SAMUEL JOHNSON 1767 in 2 VOLS. BOOKPLATE OF 'SIR GEORGE CORNWALL' present AUTHOR: PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: Printed for T. DAVIES, London 1767 EDITION: Reprint Edition with 'THE THIRD EDITION' on title page ISBN: NONE CATEGORY: Rare, Literature BINDING/COVER: Hardbacks without dust jacket COLOR: BROWN SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 294, 330 pages. CONDITION: The books are in good plus condition; there are minor cracks to the leather at the hinges (still tight); there is slight chips to the spine near the 'Volume' words. BOTH VOLUMES HAVE THE BOOKPLATE OF 'SIR GEORGE CORNWALL - BARONET, MOCCAS'. Books are without marks or writings, pages are clean and books are tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: WITH ADDITIONAL ESSAYS. BOTH VOLUMES HAVE THE BOOKPLATE OF 'SIR GEORGE CORNWALL - BARONET, MOCCAS'. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcome to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 008459 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DE RE MILITARI LIBRI QUINQUE cum selectis notis Godeschalci Stewechii, et Petri Scriverii, nec non ad Codicum Manuscriptorum fidem notis perpetuis criticis emendati, addita versione gallica, cura M. Nicolai Schwebelii

      Norimbergae, apud Gabrielem Nicolaum Raspe, 1767.. 1767, Latin text followed by French translation, edited by Nicolai Schwebelii. 4to, approximately 255 x 195 mm, 10 x 7¾ inches, in 2 parts with separate register and pagination, the second part, with its own title page, containing the French translation (by C. G. Bourdon de Sigrais). Engraved frontispiece to Latin book, engraved vignette to each title page, engraved pictorial headpiece to each of the 5 Latin books, 2 folding plates, pages: (28), 176, (12) - indexes and errata; xviii, 90, at the end of the preliminary pages before the first page of the Latin text is an unsigned leaf with the Elenchus or contents of the five books which is sometimes found erroneously at the end of the Latin book, obviously an afterthought missing from some copies. Otherwise our copy collates exactly to a copy in ICCU. A digitised copy on the European Cultural Heritage Online site has the Elenchus bound in the middle of the index despite a leaf printed in German directing the binder to place it before page 1. Bound in modern quarter morocco over marbled sides, all edges red, new marbled endpapers. Occasional light foxing, second title page age-browned, some pale age-browning and light foxing throughout, small pale damp stain to a few upper margins, name of Dr Georg Wolfgang Augustin Fikenscher with date of 1797 on title page, in old ink, a German academic from Bayreuth, binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Vegetius a Roman writer about whom very little is known wrote his classic work originally called Epitoma Rei Militaris in the fifth century. The material, on military matters, is chiefly borrowed from earlier authorities and Vegetius is the only extant source for much that his work contains. It was first published in Utrecht in 1475 and was frequently reprinted and translated into modern languages. The work is divided into 5 books: 1. On the levying and training of recruits; 2. On the legion, its organisation, rank of officers and men, and their arms; 3. On tactics, the last chapter of this book consisting of thirty-two maxims of war; 4. On fortification and the attack and defence of places; on machines of war; 5. On the navy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        REMISSIONES DOCTORUM DE OFFICIIS PUBLICIS JURISDICTIONE & Ordine judiciario IN LIBRUM PRIMUM, SECUNDUM ET TERTIUM. ORDINATIONUM REGIARUM LUSITANORUM authore. CUM CASTIGATIONIBUS ET ADDITAMENTIS Ad Remiffiones libri quarti & quinti Ordinat

      - Lisbonae, Ignatii Nogueira Xisto, 1767,2 tomos encuad. en 1 vol. gran folio piel, 745 págs + 8h., con un grabado a plena plana HISTORIA

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        Principes du droit françois, suivant les maximes de Bretagne (12 volumes)

      François Vatar, imprimeur du Roi 1767 - Série complète en douze volumes in-12 (9.5x17 cm), reliés pleine basane marron, dos à nerfs orné de dorures, pièces de titre et de tomaison, titre et tomaison dorés au dos, XIII pages de préface par l'auteur ; dos usés, coiffes, coins et bords frottés, tome III : coiffe supérieure un peu déchirée, une trace brunie au premier plat, épidermures au quatrième plat, tome II : coiffes en partie déchirées, tome VI : plats frottés, quelques petits trous au quatrième plat, tome VII : coiffe supérieure légèrement déchirée, tome XI : manques et frottements sur les plats, mors supérieur en partie déchiré, intérieurs frais, assez bon état général pour cette série en 12 volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lebensgeschichte des berühmten Mathematikers und Künstlers Peter Anichs eines Tirolbauers.

      München, J.A. Grätz, 1767. - Gestochens Porträt und Titelvignette, 5 Bl., 64 S., 2 Bl. Pappband der Zeit (berieben und bestossen). Erste Ausgabe. - Holzmann-B. VI, 6371 (Holzmann-B. III, 944 schreibt das Werk irrtümlich Daniel Sternberg zu); ADB I, 465. - Die erste Biographie des berühmten Tiroler Kartographen, ein Jahr nach seinem Tod erschienen. - Titelblatt gestempelt, teilweise braunfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlungen von Schuß- Hieb- und Stichwunden nebst einem Anhange von der Einrichtung eines Feldhospitals und dem Verzeichniße alles dessen, was dazu erfordert wird. Aus der französischen Handschrift des Verfassers

      Straßburg, Johann Gottfried Bauer 1767.. 8°. XLVIII, 642, 14 S. Mit 7 gefalt. Kupfertaf. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg., Rücken stellenweise fachger. restauriert, anfangs kl. Wurmgang - ohne Textverlust. Not in Wellcome; Waller I, 344. - Außerordentlich seltene deutsche Ausgabe. Sehr erweitert gegenüber der französischen Ausgabe von 1750. 'Eine der wichtigsten Arbeiten über Militärchirurgie des 18. Jahrhunderts....' - "One of the most importent works on military surgery during the 18th century. Ravaton, a skillfull army surgeon, was the first to employ a tin boot, suspended on four rings, for the "hanging" position of broken bones. He was also the first to to adopt the double-flap method in amputations" (Garrison-Morton 2154, French edition 1768).

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        AN ACCURATE MAP OF CARDIGANSHIRE AND AN ACCURATE MAP OF PEMBROKESHIRE

      Published by Carington Bowles, 1767 (Circa.). Paperback. Very Good. Very good condition. Coloured folding linen-backed map, 28 x 21". In decorative slipcase. Slipcase is worn. [S]

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        Cornwall divided into Hundreds

      London: , 1767. Size: 240 × 335 mm. Copperplate engraving. Very good condition. From 'The Atlas Anglicanus', first published in atlas form in 1767 and then reissued again in 1777. Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin were active, well respected and prolific cartographers and publishers of maps and atlases during the eighteenth century. This detailed county map of Cornwall has a tremendous amount of fascinating local information about many of the larger county towns. Inset map of The Scilly Isles and a small explanation table provided.

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        Du 8 decembre, 1766.

      Utan ort, 1767. Liten 8:o. 32, 49-56 s. Häftad, i senare marmorerat pappomslag, med etikett med författarnamnet. Delvis hårt skuren. Från Ericsbergs bibliotek. Åhlen 17:218. Warmholtz 6451, utan att avslöja författarnamnet! En vederläggning av skriften "Lettre d'un suedois demeurant à Londres, skriven av dåvarande "svenskfienden" Ludvig von Hess och publicerad samma år; en smädeskrift som enligt Warmholtz lyser av "okunnoghet, dierfhet och det bittraste parti-agg". Warmholtz påstår, troligen på grund av ett skrivfel, att hans skrift polemiserar mot skriften "Der enlarvte falsche Statist", också av Hess. I Hess skrift hävdas hattåsikten att Sverige borde lämna den nya vänskapen med England och Ryssland och istället alliera sig med Frankrike. Warmholtz tyckte som gammal god mössa givetvis mycket illa om dessa åsikter. Även C. G. Tessin lät, enligt Warmholtz, sig genom denna skrift blameras. Heinrich Ludwig von Hess (1719-84) var en pommersk (en del källor gör dock gällande att han var född i Göteborg) debattör och satiriker som förde ett kringflackande liv. 1746 vistades han i Wismar men gjorde sig omöjlig genom en grov satir över stadens magistrat. Han bosatte sig i Stralsund men trakasserades av det av honom bittert kränkta svenska riksrådet. Han flyttade hastigt till Hamburg och Altona, varifrån han propagerade mot Sveriges dåvarande mösstyrda regering. Vid slutet av 1765-66-års riksdag, som åter givit mössorna makten, utnyttjade hattarna den nya tryckfriheten för att på alla sätt komma åt mössorna. Även den utländska pressen utnyttjades. Rådet försökte med alla medel få stopp på detta. Man hotade boktryckare, och på postkontoret i Hamburg konfiskerade man brev för att komma åt misstänkta författare. (Malmström VI, s. 19). Hess lyckades med denna och en rad andra smädesskrifter reta upp rådet så till den grad att man diskuterade möjligheten att helt sonika låta kidnappa honom. Han steg snabbt till danskt justitieråd och erhöll en pension. Dessa gunstbevis grusade han dock 1767 genom att skriva "falska och skadliga" meddelanden om Danmark i utländska tidningar. Endast genom en hastig flykt undgick han att bli gripen. Efter statsvälvningen 1772 togs han till nåder i Sverige, utnämndes till regeringsråd och erhöll så småningom Nordstjärneorden. Han flyttade till Hamburg varifrån han forsatte sitt skriveri, snart lyckades han dock återigen göra sig omöjlig genom gravt förolämpande anmärkningar på stadens styrelse. Hans förgripliga skrift brändes offentligt. Hess publicerade en "Warnung an andere arrogante Magisträte", flyttade till Erfurt och slutligen till Berlin där han avled 1784. Otto Beneke skriver i ADB om Hess stora mångsidighet, han behandlade bl.a. teologiska , juridiska, biografiska, historiska och medicinska frågor, och hann dessutom med en omfattande tidningsproduktion och "litterära holmgångar, samt satirer av den fräckaste, mest maliciösa sort". Om han inte besuttit sådana oädla karaktärsegenskaper, menar Beneke, och behandlat sitt stoff lite mer noggrant, hade han kunnat räknas till sitt århundrades främsta författare

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        Der Eremit

      Leipzig, Jacobaer 1767 - 1769.. Tle. 1 - 6 und 9 - 12 (von 12) in 5 Bänden. Mit 10 gest. Titelvign. Pappbde. d. Zt. ADB II, 624; Kirchner 5042. - Die moralische, politische, satirische und historische Wochenschrift des Freiherrn von Bielfeld sah sich der Erziehung des Landadels verpflichtet. - Die einfachen Einbände etwas berieben und leicht fleckig; Exlibris jeweils entfernt.

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        The Connexion of the Roman,Saxon,and English Coins,Deduced From Observations on the Saxon Weights and Money

      London. William Boyer. 1767. Bound in full, silver gilt tiled modern faux morocco. Siver gilt titles and date to spine. Thick 4to. 8.5" x 11". The First Edition. Illustrated by examples of coinage en texte, tables, etc. This learned and ingenious work is said to have made its appearance & from the press in consequence of a discovery made & by Martin Folkes, Esq. of the old Saxon pound ; & and it now forms the chief foundation of Mr. Clarke's & literary character. It was extolled by the scholars & of his day as replete with curious and profound & learning, and not less remarkable for the clearness & and sagacity of its reasoning, than for the taste and & discernment displayed in its specimens and illus- & trations. The publication was followed by letters & of congratulation from some of the most distin- & guished persons in the kingdom ; and notwithstand- & ing the progress of antiquarian knowledge since & his time, it still continues to be a standard work & upon the subject, and is consulted by all who are & desirous of cultivating this recondite department & of ancient literature. & & Records indicate no copy of the First Edition has been offered at Auction in over 20 years. & Several tiny light scuffs to covers.Small gouge to fore-edge. tiny dark spot to Top Edge. Edges of Title Page and two Index pages are chipped and have been professionallly bordered for protection with conservator's trasparent strip adhesicve to a most fastidious effect. This preservation in now way intrudes upon text block.An extremely crisp, fresh and clean copy of this extraordinarily rare and important numismatic classic.

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        Eugénie.L'Honnête Criminel.Lettre de Biblis

      Merlin. Jorry. 1767 - Fort et grand in-12 ( 190x120 mm ) plein veau brun moucheté, dos à 5 nerfs, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin brun foncé, fers, fleurons et filets dorés dans les caissons, guirlandes dorées en queue, filet doré sur les coupes, tranches pigmentées.- FENOUILLOT DE FALBAIRE. L'honnête Criminel, Drame en cinq Actes & en vers. Amsterdam et Paris, chez Merlin, 1767. VII, 109 pages.- BEAUMARCHAIS M. de. Eugénie, Drame en cinq Actes en Prose, enrichi de Figures en Taille-Douce, avec Un Essai sur le Drame sérieux. Paris chez Merlin, 1767. XLIV,118 pages. 5 Gravures hors-texte.- BLIN DE SAINMORE. Héroïdes ou Lettres en vers. Paris chez Delalain, 1768. 144 pages.Lettres de Biblis à Caunus son frère précédée d'une lettre à l'auteur. Paris chez Jorry, 1767. 1 Gravure hors-texte, 2 gravures in-texte.Lettre de Gabrielle d'Etrées à Henri IV précdée d'une épître à M. de Voltaire et de sa réponse. Paris chez Jorry, 1767. 1 gravure hors-texte, 2 gravures in-texte.Lettre de Sapho à Phaon précédée d'une épître à Rosine, d'une vie de Sapho, & suivie d'une Traduction en Vers de ses Ouvrages. Paris chez Jorry, 1768. 1 gravure hors-texte, 2 gravures in-texte.Hymne à Vénus. Lettre de Jean Calas à sa femme et à ses enfans précdée d'une épître à Mde de ** sur le Sentiment. Paris chez Jorry, 1768. 1 gravure hors-texte, 2 gravures in-texte. Anciens. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Insel Sainte Croix mit den Namen der Plantagen die bestraendig sind

      Nuremberg, 1767. No Binding. Very Good. 6 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches. Bottom margin close, top margin trimmed with slight loss, very good. One of the few obtainable maps of St. Croix published prior to 1800. The attractively colored map shows the island divided into its administrative quarters. Sugar mills, plantations, and the towns of Christiansted and Frederiksted are shown. The map appeared in Oldendorp's "History of the Evangelical Brethren on the Caribbean Islands of St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John," the earliest history of the Virgin Islands.

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        The Complete Grazier Gentleman and Farmer's Directory.Containing the best instructions for buying breeding and feeding Cattle, Sheep and Hogs ... written by a cou try gentlemen

      London: J. Almon, 1767. Full contemporary calf, very faint remains of a lettering piece on spine, gilt design on edges to board. Near fine . xii, 252 (prelim leaf has 2pp adverts). Woodcut oon p. 181. Bookplate of R.A.G Festing on front pastedown with ink ownership inscription above-'Effingham'. Speckled edges Perkins suggests that the later Complete Grazier by Horne was based on this work, but a quick comparison of the contents and text of both works suggests otherwise, but the book was obviously very popular at the time, as a second edition (Perkins 381) was published in the same year. ESTC T129052, Kress 6421

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        Plan Der Stadt Osnabrück ... 1767." Grundriss der Stadt mit Befestigungsanlagen, darunter Gesamtansicht. 2 Darstellungen auf 1 Blatt

      Kupferstich von Christian Ludolph Reinhold 1767. 45x66 cm. - Osnabrück Kat. 65 - Biogr. Hb. Os. S. 238f. - Kessemeier / Koch 2.40 - Nicht bei Israel/Borchers. Dekoratives Blatt. Der Grundriss zeigt Alt- und Neustadt mit einem Maßstab von 100 Osnabrückschen Ruthen. Links auf einem wie eine Papierrolle gestalteten Tableau die ausführlicher Legende zum Plan: A - Z der Kirchen und Hauptgebäude und 1 - 66 der Tore, Pforten, Straßen, Gassen und Plätze; sowie eine separate Legende zum Schloss a - r. Die Gesamtansicht unten ist in einer Rokoko-Umrahmung mit dem Stadtwappen eingefaßt, auch hier werden die Prinzipalgebäude durch eine Legende A - U erläutert.Christian Ludolph Reinhold (1739 Wunstorf - 1791 Versmold) Mathematiker, Zeichner, Vermesser und Schriftsteller. Er "gehört in die vorderste Reihe der Osnabrücker Aufklärer". Seit 1763 in Osnabrück als Privatlehrer für Mathematik und Kunst tätig, von 1765 bis 1790 unterrichtete er am Ratsgymnasium Mathematik und Physik.Kurzer Randeinriss restauriert. Abzug von der Original-Platte um 1880.

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        Dictionnaire anti-philosophique pour servir de Commentaire & de Correctif au Dictionnaire Philosophique, & aux autres Livres qui ont paru de nos jours contre le Christianisme. Ouvrage dans lequel on donne en abrégé les preuves de la Religion, & la Réponse aux objections de ses adversaires, avec la notice des principaux Auteurs qui l'ont attaquée, & l'apologie des Grands Hommes qui l'ont défendue

      1767. chez la veuve Girard & François Seguin à Avignon, 1767 in 8 (20 x 12,5 cm), XX + 451 pages. Reliure en veau blond de l'époque, dos à nerfs, pièce de titre rouge, caissons, fers et titre dorés, tranches rouges. Première édition de cet ouvrage du bénédictin Louis-Mayeul Chaudon (1757-1817) Célèbre réponse au Dictionnaire philosophique de VOLTAIRE et aux ouvrages des Encyclopédistes. Tout en rendant justice aux talents d'écrivain de Voltaire, l'auteur repoussait avec force ses attaques contre la religion, mais il conserva l’anonymat pour échapper aux sarcasmes de Voltaire. L'édition de 1767 ne comprend qu'un seul ouvrage alors que la seconde édition en 1769, fortement augmentée en comptera deux, ainsi que les éditions qui suivirent. Chaudon est aussi l'auteur du célèbre Nouveau dictionnaire historique - Reliure en bon état avec infimes manques aux coiffes, intérieur très frais, à noter que les gardes ont des marges jaunies, Bon exemplaire

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        Monumenti Antichi Inediti Spiegati ed Illustrata

      Published by the Author 1767 - FIRST EDITION, superbly illustrated with 208 beautiful copper-plate engravings and numerous in-text illustrations and vignettes. ROME: PUBLISHED BY THE AUTHOR, 1767. Folio, contemporary vellum with original red leather label, decorated endpapers. Two volumes in one. Text in Italian. Bookplates. Light wear to binding, very small library number on dedication leaf, small tear to endpaper. Occasional light foxing. Plates very clean. A superb, wide-margined copy in contemporary vellum of the beautifully-illustrated first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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