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        Monumenti Antichi Inediti Spiegati ed Illustrata Da Giovanni Winckelmann Prefetto Delle Antichita' Di Roma. Roma : A Spese Dell' Autore, 1767. Two volumes. Pp (1) 103 with several engravings in the text and complete with 208 numbered copper-plate engravings; (2) 368, [2], with engravings to title and contents pages

      A Spese Dell' Autore, 1767 - Folios. Half calf paper boards, spines with raised bands, lacking title labels, covers scuffed and lightly worn. A few leaves of plates loose in volume one, contents in near fine to fine condition throughout both volumes. Considered one of the top theorists and exponents of Neoclassicism Winckelmann went to Rome where he became superintendent of antiquities (1764) and was able to devote himself to the study of classical culture. He published these two volumes on the ancient monuments and antiquities of Rome two years later. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoire pour les syndics et directeurs de la Compagnie des Indes contre le marquis de Bussy, maréchal des camps et armées du Roi.

      Chenault, Paris 1767 - In-12 (162 x 93 mm) de 1 f.n.ch. et 189 pp. ch.; basane, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Exposé des exactions financières qu'aurait commises le Sieur de Bussy, marquis de Castelnau, qui s'était acquis une grande célébrité dans les luttes en Inde entre la France et l'Angleterre. Bel exemplaire.

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        Mappe Monde qui comprend ." - Weltkarte world map Mappemonde Karte map gravure Kupferstich antique print

      Paris, Crepy 1767 - originalaltkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von 1767 - seltene flächenkolorierte Ausgabe - Blattmasse: ca.33 x25,5 cm - gut erhalten | original hand colored copper engraved map from 1767 - rare full original color - a charming double-hemisphere map of the world with elaborate illustrations in each corner of the page representing the continents personifield. The map was first published by George Louis Le Rouge and is re-issued here with the imprint of the Crepy family. Cartographically, the map shows mainland Australia joined to both Tasmania and Papua New Guinea, while a curious form for the Great Lakes in North America is also given - good condition. | Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint!- No reprint! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        Principios De Botanica, Sacados De Los Mejores Escritores Y Puestos En Lengua Castellana: Primera Parte (Mehr nicht erschienen)

      Madrid, Pérez de Soto, 1767 - Titel, 7 Blatt, 220 Seiten, 13 Blatt, 13 Kupfertafeln und 10 Blatt Register. Gesprenkelter Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. 21 x 15 cm. Einband etwas berieben und bestossen. Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. Im ganzen ein gutes Exemplar. Selten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fürstenfeldbruck - Neustift/bei Freising - Schlehdorf - Weihenstephan.

      Mchn., Bibliopolio Elector. Academico, 1767. 21,5 x 17 cm. Titel, 2 Bl., 610 S., 14 Bl. Index. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette und 13 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von J.A. Zimmermann. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rvergoldung und 2 Rsch. Graesse IV, 595; Lentner 3885: \"Wichtiges Monumentalwerk\". - Enthält \"Monumenta Schlehdorfensia\" (Schlehdorf am Kochelsee) mit Ansicht, \"Monumenta Furstenfeldensia\" (Fürstenfeldbruck) mit Ansicht, \"Monumenta Weihensteffanensia\" (Weihenstephan/bei Freising) mit Ansicht und \"Monumenta Neocellensia\" (Neustift/bei Freising). Die anderen Kupfer mit Altertümern, Siegel und Wappen. - Einband leicht bestoßen. Innen nur minimal gebräunt, die Tafeln lose. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Monumenta Boica

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        The Universal English Short-Hand; or, the Way of Writing English in the most easy, concise, regular, and beautiful manner, applicable to any other language, but particularly adjusted to our own.

      - Manchester, Joseph Harrop, 1767. 8vo. Contemporary calf, pp. [4], ix, [3]-92, 13 engraved plates (one in pagination), scratching and wear to binding, but cords holding firm, lamp oil spotting to beginning and end; provenance: contemporary engraved armorial bookplate Ben. Slade inside front cover; slightly later Dublin bookdealer's label. First edition of Byrom's popular system of shorthand, which had been in use for a number of years by many prominent figures, including the Wesleys, Horace Walpole, and others. In 1723 at Cambridge young Byrom, from a Manchester family of merchants, developed his own system of shorthand, because he was dissatisfied with the existing ones. 'He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in March 1724, and contributed two papers on the subject of shorthand to its Philosophical Transactions . For a number of years he spent much time in London, Cambridge, and Oxford, teaching pupils the art of shorthand. They paid 5 guineas, and were sworn to secrecy, becoming members of what Byrom, again perhaps facetiously, called his Societas Tachygraphica (‘Speedwriting Society’). He built up a wide range of acquaintances in the course of promoting his system, until the death of his elder brother on 12 May 1740 put him in possession of the family property and relieved him of the need to teach it. He remained closely associated with it, however: he had printed new Proposals in 1739, and an act of parliament, passed on 5 May 1742, gave him the sole rights to the system for twenty-one years. It was finally made available to all by being published in its entirety in 1767 as The Universal English Short-Hand. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sciences, Mathématiques (Mathematics)

      

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        Essais sur le commerce; le luxe; l'argent; l'interèt de l'argent; les impots; le crédit public, et la balance du commerce. [.] Et lettre d'un négociant de Londres a un de ses amis; [.]

      - Paris (et Lyon), Saillant (et Delaroche), 1767. 288,4 (approbation et privilège) pp. Veau marbré, dos lisse doré avec pièce de titre maroquin. (coin inf. faux-titre réparé; premières pages tache marginale; petite manque marginale a l'Approbation) Didot, BNG.24, p. 165: Traduit par Mlle de la Chaux, deuxième édition avec des réflexions du traducteur. E. Daire, Mélanges d'économie politique: Essais sur le commerce, [.], p.7: "Elle [Mlle de La Chaux] ne reproduit que sept des seize Discourse de Hume, mais choisis parmi ceux qui ont trait à l'économie politique. Quelques-uns de ces Discours y sont suivis de Réflexions de traducteur, qui ne manquent pas d'importance sous le rapport historique et économique."

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        Les vapeurs et maladies nerveuses, hypocondriaques ou hystériques, reconnues et traitées dans les deux sexes

      Paris, Vincent, 1767, in-12, 2 vol, XL-582-[1]. + XI-578 pp. (les pp. 561 à 568 sont reliées entre les pp. 540 et 541), 2 planches, veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons dorés et de pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches rouges, Première édition de la traduction française de cet important ouvrage de neurologie, illustrée de deux planches dépliantes gravées en taille-douce figurant l'anatomie des nerfs. Robert Whytt (1714-66), était professeur de médecine à l'université d'Édimbourg. Dos frottés, coiffes et coins usés. Wellcome V, p. 430 et IV, p.156. Blake, p. 489.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Storia della Repubblica di Venezia Dalla sua Fondazione sino al presente Tradotta dal Francese

      Carlo Palese e Gasparo Storti, 1767. In antiporta del primo volume, xilografia con allegoria di Venezia: da notare sullo sfondo la finestra aperta sulla piazzetta di San Marco. Testatine, finalini ed iniziali xilografiche. Questa edizione rappresenta la prima traduzione italiana della contemporanea pubblicazione dell'edizione francese,, pubblicata tra il 1759 e il 1768, a testimonianza del valore riconosciuto all'opera del Laugier In sedicesimo

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        \"Mappe Monde qui comprend ..\" - Weltkarte world map Mappemonde Karte map gravure Kupferstich antique print

      Paris, Crepy 1767. original altkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von 1767 - seltene flächenkolorierte Ausgabe - Blattmasse: ca. 33 x 25,5 cm - gut erhalten | original hand colored copper engraved map from 1767 - rare full original color - a charming double-hemisphere map of the world with elaborate illustrations in each corner of the page representing the continents personifield. The map was first published by George Louis Le Rouge and is re-issued here with the imprint of the Crepy family. Cartographically, the map shows mainland Australia joined to both Tasmania and Papua New Guinea, while a curious form for the Great Lakes in North America is also given - good condition. | Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint!- No reprint! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Sciences, Mathà matiques (Mathematics)

      1767 - Encyclopà die, ou dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers. Plates vol. 5 (1767) and the Supplementary Plates Volume Paris (1777) Folio, 253 x 393mm. 60 pages of descriptive text & 136 loose plates with their accompanying 8 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting, very good. The 102 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Sciences, Mathà matiques from volume V of plates, with the additional 34 plates from the Supplementary Plates Volume. Plates from volume V come in 26 sets. The set titles and their corresponding number of plates follow: Geomà trie (Plates numbered 1-5), Trigonomà trie (Plates numbered 1-2), Arpentage (Plates numbered 1-3), Algebre et Arithmà tique (Plates numbered 1-2), Sections Coniques (Plates numbered 1-3), Analyse (Plates numbered 1-2), Mà chanique (Plates numbered 1-5), Hydrostatique, Hydrodynamique et Hydraulique (Plates numbered 1-3), Hydraulique, Canal et Ecluses (1 unnumbered plate), Hydraulique, Machine de Dr. Dupuis (Plates numbered 1-2), Hydraulique, Machine de Maril (Plates numbered 1-2), Hyraulique, Machine de Nymphenbourg (Plates numbered 1-2), Hyrdaulique, Moulin à Eau (Plates numbered 1-5), Hydraulique with details of three devices (1 unnumbered plate), Hyrdaulique, Pompe à Feu (Plates numbered 1-6), Hydraulique, Pompe de Rà servoir de l'Egout (1 unnumbered plate), Hydraulique, Noria (Plates numbered 1-4), Optique (Plates numbered 1-6), Perspective (Plates numbered 1-2), Astronomie (Plates numbered 1-26), Gà ographie (Three plates numbered 1 and 1-2), Gnomonique (Plates numbered 1-2), Navigation (1 numbered plate), Instrumens de Mathà matiques (Plates numbered 1-3), Physique (Plates numbered 1-5), and lastly Pneumatique (Plates numbered 1-3). There are six further sets of plates in the Supplementary Plates volume. These are titled Gà omà trie (1 unnumbered plate), Algebre (1 unnumbered double plate), Mà chanique (Plates numbered 1-3), Optique (Plates numbered 1-3), Astronomie (Plates numbered 1-8), Cartes (18 unumbered plates), Gnomonique (Plates numbered 1-7) and lastly Physique (Plates numbered 1-3). Under the section of Cartes one of the original plates, a double plate map of California, is missing. With the relevant entries listed under Mathà matique, Sciences, and also Gnomonique in the Table Analytique et Raisonnà e du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Mà tiers. Vol II (1780) 12 pages (j, xxiij-xxxiij, 717 & 718) from volume I of the Encyclopà die (1751) including L'enchaînement des sciences entr'elles, L'utilità de leur histoire, ren fermà e dans l'Encyclopà die and Moyens superstitieux d'acquà rir les Sciences under Sciences 2 pages (232 & 233) from volume II of the Encyclopà die (1751) including Cas qu'en font les Chinois and Calises arabes qui les ont protà gà es under Sciences 1 page (892) from volume III of the Encyclopà die (1753) including information on Tout homme est capable de parvenir à toutes les sciences du monde under Sciences 4 pages (396, 490, 516 & 705) from volume IV of the Encyclopà die (1754) including Ce que doit renfermer un cours de science particuliere, Critiques dans les scineces, Diffà rence entre foi & science, and Les dà couvertes dans les sciences under Sciences 3 pages (491, 637 & 915) from volume V of the Encyclopà die (1755) including Les à là mens des sciences, Il y a dans les sciences un terme que l'homme ne peut passer and Cette à tude prà fà rà e aujourd'hui à l'à rudition under Sciences 1 page (86) from volume VI of the Encyclopà die (1756) including L'à tude des sciences under Sciences 3 pages (282, 630 & 917) from volume VII of the Encyclopà die (1757) including Epoque de leur naissance en France, Mà pris des Romains pour elles and La prà à minence des anciens Grecs dans les sciences under Sciences 2 pages (661 & 687) from volume VIII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Antiquità des sciences dans l'Inde and Comment nous raisonnons par analogie dans les diffà rentes sciences

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        Abhandlungen von Schuß- Hieb- und Stichwunden nebst einem Anhange von der Einrichtung eines Feldhospitals und dem Verzeichniss alles dessen, was dazu erfordert wird. Aus der französichen Handschrift des Verfassers übersetzt. Mit sieben Kupfertafeln. Hugo Ravatons : Ober-Wundarztes der Königl. Armeen und des Hofspitals zu Landau, Oberauffsehers der Hofspitäler von Bretagne ; Coresspondenten der Königl. Akademie der Wundärzte, Ritters von St. Roch, und besoldeten königlichen Wundarztes.

      Straßburg ; bey Johann Gottfried Bauer, 1767 - 642 S., 7 Kupfertafeln, berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen, Überzugspapier an den Kanten stellenweise angeplatzt, Buchblock frisch und sauber erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 499 Kl.-8°, Pappband mit rotem Rückenschild und privatem Bibliotheksschildchen, Gründer Schnitt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Report of Some Proceedings on the Commission for the Trial of the Rebels in the Year 1746, in the County of Surry; And of Other Crown Cases: to which are Added Discourses Upon a Few Branches of the Crown Law

      size=6>A Report of Some Proceedings on the Commission for the Trial of the Rebels in the Year 1746, in the County of Surry; And of Other Crown Cases: to which are Added Discourses Upon a Few Branches of the Crown Law, 1767 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A scarce second edition of this legal work by Michael Foster. The second Dublin edition. Scarce in any edition. Collated: Complete, with the tables of Names of Cases to the rear and original publisher's advertisements. Sir Michael Foster a distinguished lawyer, was Recorder of Bristol from 1735 and the following year became a serjeant-at-law. This work was Foster's most influential, and is divided in to two parts. The first part contains a series of law reports referred to as Crown Cases, and the second, known as Crown Law, serves as a text book in English criminal law. The cases covered in this work refer to the second Jacobite rising of 1745. Condition: Rebound in a cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally, in lovely condition. Internally, firmly boudn. Pages are bright and generally clean aside from some light marginal age toning and scattered spotting to thefirst and last few pagesOverall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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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. EDITED BY NICOLAI SCHWEBELII,1767. First part in Latin followed by 2nd part in French translation. 4to, approximately 255 x 195 mm, 10 x 7¾ inches, in 2 parts with separate register, pagination and title pages, 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], 1-176, [12] - indexes and errata; xviii, [1]-90, 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. Bound in modern quarter morocco over marbled sides, all edges red, new marbled endpapers followed by 3 cream endpapers at front and rear. Occasional pale foxing, second title page age-browned, some pale age-browning and light foxing throughout, page 3 of the latin section has outer margin slightly trimmed, not affecting text, small pale damp stain to a few upper margins, name of Dr Georg Wolfgang Augustin Fikenscher with date of 1797 at bottom of title page in old ink, A very good copy, binding tight and firm. 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, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Flora Fridrichsdalina

      sive methodica descriptio plantarum in agro Fridrichsdalensi simulque per Regnum Daniæ crescentium cum Characteribus genericis & specificis; Nominibus trivialibus, vernaculis, pharmaceuticis; Locis Natalibus specialissimis; Iconibus optimis allegatis, ac Speciebus pluribus in Dania nuper detectis. Artentorati 1767. Med 2 udfoldelige kobberplancher. XVIII + 238 + [2] s. Let bruneret i margin ellers rent velholdt eksemplar indbundet i samtidigt halvlæder med farvet titelfelt og guldstreger på ryggen. Med ejerstempler på inderside af forperm og forsatspapir. Weakly browning in margin otherwise clean and well-preserved copy bound in contemporary halfleather with coloured label and goldlines on spine. Initials and owner-stamp on inner frontboard and free endpaper. O.F. Müller blev i 1753 ansat som huslærer for Grevinde Schulins søn på Frederiksdal, hvor hans interesse for naturfagene blev vagt. Således udgav han i 1764 Fauna Insectorum Fridrichsdalina. 1772 blev han efter Oeder udgiver af Flora Danica."Som iagttager, som nøgtern bedømmer af det sete, uhildet af andres meninger, og med sin evne til at systematisere de mikroskopiske dyr og planter var M. langt forud for sin tid, men i sin almindelige tankegang var han i høj grad et barn af den." (S. L. Tuxen). Pritzel 6536. Christensen II,63,6. Bibl. Dan. II, 190. As tudor in a noble family Fr. O. Müller spent the summers at Frederiksdal Castle, a little to the north of Copenhagen. His educational duties involved his introducing his pupil into the elements of the all-victorious naural science, with the result that his own interest was caught by the study of the living nature; from the year 1758 he began his researches, with the works of Linnaeus as his guide. Müller's second foreign journey took him through Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France and Holland, was of much greater importance to his scientific development. While in Strassburg in 1766 he published his first large botanical work "Flora Fridrichsdalina".

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        The Military Medley, containing the most necessary rules and directions for attaining a complete knowledge of the art: to which is added an explication of military terms, alphabetically digested. FIRST EDITION.

      Dublin: printed by S. Powell. 1767 xx [12] 312 [84], plates (some hand-coloured), pp 241-284. Contemp. mottled calf, chipped maroon morocco label; some wear to hinges & head of spine with some loss, corners worn. Contemp. name on verso of leading f.e.p. of Osborne Jephson. Modern booklabel of Thomas H. Duffy Jr.ESTC T123786; only 5 copies recorded, none in America. First published in London in 1868.

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        Description d’un Serpent à Sonnette de l’Amérique, joliment figuré...

      Amsterdam: Pierre Meijer, 1767. Slim 4to, 20pp. With a fine engraving of a snake colored by hand. Modern boards. One part of Vosmaer’s major work, being 31 separately published descriptions of exotic animals kept in the menagerie of Prince William V. The animals were imported from the East and West Indies, North America, and Africa, and Vosmaer, director of the menagerie, described some of them for the first time. The collection "contains many type illustrations" and includes "a noteworthy description of the Orang-outang from Borneo, with two plates "(Wood). Most of the illustrations were engraved by Simon Fokke after designs by Aert Schouwman. See Fine Bird Books, p. 112; Landwehr, Coloured Plates 204; Nissen, ZBI 4293; Wood, p. 615.

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        The Arithmetic of Infinites, And the Differential Method; Illustated by Examples. [with] The Elements of the Conic Sections; Demonstrated in Three Books. Book I. Of the Ellipsis. Book II. Of the Hyperbola. Book III of the Parabola. [and] The Nature and Properties of Curve Lines. Book I. Of the Conchoid, Cissoid, Cycloid, Quadratrix, Logarithmic Curve; the Spiral of Archimedes, the Logarithmic Spiral, the Hyperbolic Spiral. Book II. Of Curve Lines in General, and their Affections.

      J. Nourse 1767 - First edition. iv, 44, (2), ii, 3-225, (1), iv, 115, (5)p. 42 fold-out plates, collated complete. Errata and publisher's catalogue to the rear. All three sections, with their individual half titles (for the second and third sections) and pagination, are all part of the same book and were published this way. Rebound in half leather. William Emerson (1701¿1782) was a mathematician. "In 1763 Emerson arranged with the publisher John Nourse to write a series of mathematical manuals for young students, which were published in rapid succession. His books were successful, for though Emerson was not a creative mathematician he had a comprehensive grasp of existing knowledge in the various branches of his subject. With the profit from his writing he could settle some debts that burdened his heritage, and spend his life at Hurworth, living as an eccentric. He wrote textbooks on trigonometry, mechanics, arithmetic, geometry, finite differences, algebra, optics, astronomy, geography, and surveying, most of which were best-sellers." - ODNB "The work before us is a continuation of a course of mathematics, with which the ingenious Mr. Emerson proposes to oblige the public, and which every true lover of those sciences must sincerely wish he may accomplish. The neatness and elegance of the solutions and demonstrations in this able mathematician's writings, are very remarkable; an the perspicuity and conciseness with which the whole is delivered, render his works a very valuable acquisition to the republic of science." - The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 37. "The work before us is divided into three parts. In the first part the arithmetic of infinites, and the differential method of calculation, are treated to elegance and propriety; the second contains the chief properties of the conic-sections, demonstrated in an easy, comprehensive, and concise manner, entirely freed from those analytical investigations with which treatises of this kind are too generally perplexed; and in the third and last part we meet with several new and interesting properties of the most useful mechanical curves, as the concoid, cifoid, cycloid &c. together with a great variety of curious discoveries relating to the doctrine of curve lined geometry. We therefore recommend this work to the perusal of such as would rise above mediocrity in the mathematical sciences, especially as the ingenious author has (in our opinion) treated his subject in such an easy and familiar manner as to be readily understood by the generality of his readers." - The Critical Review, or Annals of Literature, Volume 23. Two neat ink inscriptions opposite the half titles: 'From these principals laid down a door is opened for higher attainment.' and 'Ano. If all these things were found out by the ancients: yet this always will be new, the use, the science and disposition of the inventors from others.' Condition: Very good. Light shelfwear. Small repaired tear to the title page measuring approx 1.5cm and to plate VI measuring approx 1cm.Thumbmarks to the first and last few pages, mostly to the title page and publisher's catalogue. Intermittent light scattered foxing. Occasional mark or tidemark. Small chip to the publisher's catalogue. Small pencil inscription to the front pastedown. Offsetting from the plates. Rough edge to plates VI and XVI. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Natura, e Coltura de' Fiori, fisicamente esposta in due Trattati. Con nuove ragioni, osservazioni, esperienze. A vantaggio de' Floristi, de' Fisici, de' Botanici, ed Agricoltori.

      Palermo, Angelo Felicella 1767 - 2 volumi in tre tomi, in 4°, cart. rustico coevo, dorsi in carta decorata + un volume di “Atlante botanico”, in folio oblungo, carta decorata settecentesca, rimontata, sguardie rinnovate; pp. VIII, 440, con vignetta incisa in rame al frontespizio, contenente un’iscrizione in corsivo dell’autore; VIII, 416 ; 167, 9 nn. con “Indice delle Materie” (questa parte, che riporta la descrizione delle tavole dell’atlante, si trova in questo esemplare rilegata a se stante). Segue l’Atlante, costituito da 65 tavole incise in rame, di cui la prima, con personaggi allegorici, tra cui “Flora”, riportante la dicitura “Flora cuique fructus ex floribus offert. Philippus Arena, adjuvante Mario Cammareri hanc, et sequentes tab” e stampate a colori, in varie tonalità. Opera di fondamentale importanza nella storia degli studi di botanica e di biologia vegetale. A quest’opera si deve la prima teoria sul ruolo degli insetti nell’impollinazione delle piante (la scoperta è generalmente attribuita al botanico tedesco J. G. Koelreuter, a causa del ritardo storico che ha riguardato la valorizzazione dell’opera dell’Arena). Alla ordinaria tiratura in bianco e nero delle tavole l’autore volle affiancare il costoso esperimento della stampa a colori, di cui questo esemplare è un raro testimone. Un esemplare di questa versione è conservato presso la Biblioteca Comunale di Enna). “Di più avvertir deggio, che le figure si sono stampate in due differenti maniere, altre al solito con inchiostro, ed altre a colori naturali, per quanto lo comporta la stampa, la qual non permette quelle proprietà, e varietà di colori, che sol può dare il pennello. Di coteste carte colorate avverto, che non rare volte il color del fiore nella figura è differente dal colore descritto nel Catalogo, non già per errore, che sarà raro, ma per elezione in que’ fiori, che ammettono nella sua specie più vari colori.” (l’Autore, a pag. 4 della parte IV). Prima edizione, prima tiratura dei volumi di testo, con data 1767 del primo volume, ed esemplare ad ampi margini, con lievi bruniture e rifioriture dovute alla qualità della carta. il volume di atlante è lavato, con qq. lieve reintegro di carta sui margini bianchi di poche cc. (lontano dalla parte incisa), strappo ricongiunto, senza asportazioni, ad una tav. Esemplare comunque fresco, ad ampi margini, in nitidissima impressione della suggestiva coloritura incisa in rame. Nissen, 48. Cfr. “Filippo Arena e la cultura scientifica del Settecento in Sicilia (1991)”. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Arithmetic of Infinites, And the Differential Method; Illustated by Examples. [with] The Elements of the Conic Sections; Demonstrated in Three Books. Book I. Of the Ellipsis. Book II. Of the Hyperbola. Book III of the Parabola. [and] The Nature and Properties of Curve Lines. Book I. Of the Conchoid, Cissoid, Cycloid, Quadratrix, Logarithmic Curve; the Spiral of Archimedes, the Logarithmic Spiral, the Hyperbolic Spiral. Book II. Of Curve Lines in General, and their Affections.

      J. Nourse, 1767. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. iv, 44, (2), ii, 3-225, (1), iv, 115, (5)p. 42 fold-out plates, collated complete. Errata and publisher's catalogue to the rear. All three sections, with their individual half titles (for the second and third sections) and pagination, are all part of the same book and were published this way. Rebound in half leather. William Emerson (1701-1782) was a mathematician. "In 1763 Emerson arranged with the publisher John Nourse to write a series of mathematical manuals for young students, which were published in rapid succession. His books were successful, for though Emerson was not a creative mathematician he had a comprehensive grasp of existing knowledge in the various branches of his subject. With the profit from his writing he could settle some debts that burdened his heritage, and spend his life at Hurworth, living as an eccentric. He wrote textbooks on trigonometry, mechanics, arithmetic, geometry, finite differences, algebra, optics, astronomy, geography, and surveying, most of which were best-sellers." - ODNB "The work before us is a continuation of a course of mathematics, with which the ingenious Mr. Emerson proposes to oblige the public, and which every true lover of those sciences must sincerely wish he may accomplish. The neatness and elegance of the solutions and demonstrations in this able mathematician's writings, are very remarkable; an the perspicuity and conciseness with which the whole is delivered, render his works a very valuable acquisition to the republic of science." - The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 37. "The work before us is divided into three parts. In the first part the arithmetic of infinites, and the differential method of calculation, are treated to elegance and propriety; the second contains the chief properties of the conic-sections, demonstrated in an easy, comprehensive, and concise manner, entirely freed from those analytical investigations with which treatises of this kind are too generally perplexed; and in the third and last part we meet with several new and interesting properties of the most useful mechanical curves, as the concoid, cifoid, cycloid &c. together with a great variety of curious discoveries relating to the doctrine of curve lined geometry. We therefore recommend this work to the perusal of such as would rise above mediocrity in the mathematical sciences, especially as the ingenious author has (in our opinion) treated his subject in such an easy and familiar manner as to be readily understood by the generality of his readers." - The Critical Review, or Annals of Literature, Volume 23. Two neat ink inscriptions opposite the half titles: 'From these principals laid down a door is opened for higher attainment...' and 'Ano. If all these things were found out by the ancients: yet this always will be new, the use, the science and disposition of the inventors from others.' Condition: Very good. Light shelfwear. Small repaired tear to the title page measuring approx 1.5cm and to plate VI measuring approx 1cm.Thumbmarks to the first and last few pages, mostly to the title page and publisher's catalogue. Intermittent light scattered foxing. Occasional mark or tidemark. Small chip to the publisher's catalogue. Small pencil inscription to the front pastedown. Offsetting from the plates. Rough edge to plates VI and XVI.

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        Les Plus Secrets Mysteres Des Hauts Grades De La Maconnerie Devoilles, Ou Le Vrai Rose-Croix, Traduit De L'Anglois, Suivi Du Noachite, Traduit De L'Allemand

      Bok. Jerusalem 1767. 152 pp. Half Leather. illustrated With Engraved Frontispiece And An Additional Folding Plate. V.G.Condition. Very Rare.

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        Dictionnaire instructif où l'on trouve les principaux termes des sciences et des arts dons l'explication peut être utile ou agréable aux personnes qui n'ont pas fait des études approfondies.

      Jean Justin Gebauer 1767 - FIRST EDITION, title printed in red and black and with engrave vignette (a seated putto leaning on a pile of books in a library setting), text in double columns, slightly browned, pp. [xvi], 639, 8vo, contemporary calf, rubbed and worn, split at head of upper joint, sound. Many of the entries have citations, the author remarking in his preface that these are the chief merit of his work. He acknowledges his indebtedness to l'Encyclopédie, to which he was himself a contributor. See E. Marcu, Un Encyclopédiste oublié: Formey, in Revue d'Histoire littéraire de la France, v53 n3 (1953): 296-305. No copies in WorldCat outside Continental Europe.

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        Elementary Principles of te Belles-Lettres ... With Reflections on Public Exhibitions

      Glasgow: Robert Urie, 1767. Hardcover. First Glasgow edition of this translation, preceded by an edition in London in 1766. 12mo. vi,(2),224pp. Contemporary quarter leather. Spine in five uneven compartments with raised bands, no titling, marbled paper boards. Translated from the French by Sloper Foreman: Principes élémentaires des belles-lettres. Edges worn, covers rubbed, some light soiling, contents shaken but firm, else a very good copy. With the ink ownership inscription f AEneas Macdiarmid dated Edinburgh, 1775. ESTC T126075.

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        Mexico Archidiocese) Lorenzana y Buitron, Francisco Antonio, Nos Don Francisco Antonio Lorenzana, por la gracia de Dios y la Santa Sede Apolstólica, Arzobispo de México, y su Arzobispado del Consejo de S.M. etc. Aviso pastoral a todos nuestros hermanos los Parrochos, Juezes Eclesiásticos, Vicarios, Confessores Segculares, y Regulares, y demas clérigos de este arzobispado. . en todos siglos se ha dicho, que el mundo está perdido, más la relaxion de él ha sido mayor en unos tiempos, que en otros . [np.nd.] dated October 1767.

      - . 4to 15p. Woodcut capital. Unbound. Medina, La Imprenta en México, 5171; Beristain II, p.189 Pastoral letter designed to be distributed during an episcopal visit in which Lorenzana attributes the lack of progress in customs and religious devotion to Probabilism, the doctrine associated to the Jesuits that certainty is impossible and that probability suffices to govern faith and practice. This he claims has infected all areas of life. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Nicodemus's Gospel. Containing an extraordinary and minute account of Our Blessed Saviour's trial and accusation; his death and passion; His descent into the invisible world; and what happened there during that period: with His Ascension into Heaven. Which curious relation will be found agreeable to Scripture analogy, and corroborating with the same.

      London: printed for the author; and sold at his house in Lancaster-Court in the Strand 1767 - 8vo., ix + (1) + 70pp., occasional minor imperfections (small hole in title-page with loss or 2 or 3 letters, title-page soiled, holes in gutter of final 3 or 4 leaves just touching letters of final leaf), in 19th century plain wrappers which are soiled, loosely preserved in a further 19th century wrapper with a ms title in ink on upper wrapper. From the library of Hargrave Jennings> (1815-1890), the writer and occultist, with his signature dated August 1st, 1879, on upper wrapper, with the note, also in his hand, 'Curious. Nicodemus' Gospel. 1767'. 'The Gospel of Nicodemus, also known as the Acts of Pilate, is an apocryphal gospel claimed to have been derived from an original Hebrew work written by Nicodemus, who appears in the Gospel of John as an associate of Jesus. The title The Gospel of Nicodemus is medieval in origin. The dates of its accreted sections are uncertain, but scholars agree in assigning the resulting work to the middle of the fourth century AD. The section about Pilate is an older text found in the Greek Acts of Peter and Paul and is a purported official document from Pontius Pilate (or composed from reports at the praetorium at Jerusalem) reporting events in Judea to Emperor Tiberius, and referring to the crucifixion of Jesus, as well as his miracles. The oldest sections of the book appear first in Greek. The text contains multiple parts, which are uneven in style and would seem to be by different hands. The Acts of Pilate does not purport to have been written by Pilate (thus is not pseudepigraphical), but does claim to have been derived from the official acts preserved in the praetorium at Jerusalem. The authenticity of the document is unlikely and there is no historical basis that Roman governors wrote reports about non-citizens who were put to death. Most modern scholars view the Acts of Pilate as not authentic and as a Christian composition designed to rebut pagan sources.' [Wikipedia] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A series of letters, discovering the scheme projected by France, in MDCCLIX. For an intended invasion upon England with flat-bottom'd boats; and various conferences and original papers touching that formidable design. Pointing at the secret and true motives, which precipitated the negociations, and conclusion of the last peace. To which are prefixed, the secret adventures of the Young Pretender; and the conduct of the French court respecting him during his stay in Great Britain, and after his return to Paris. Also the chief cause that brought on the late banishment of the Jesuits from the French Dominions; a secret as yet concealed from the Jesuits themselves: with the real examination of Father Hamilton, taken at Fountainbleau, October 175

      London: printed for the author; and sold by Mr. Williams &c. &c 1767 - Two vols. in one, 4to., v + (1) + 263 + (1) and (2) + 268pp., contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt lines and label. Minor rubbing to joints, and a little wear to head and foot of spine, but a very good and sound copy, from the early 19th century library of the first Marquis of Hastings (1754-1826) with his armorial bookplate.> First edition. A series of more than 60 letters and reports throwing considerable light on the political manoeuvrings of the Young Pretender while in France and elsewhere on the Continent in the 1750s. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vocabulaire françois (Le grand)... par une société de gens de lettres

      4to (cm. 25,3), 30 Volumi (opera completa). Legature coeve in pieno vitello maculato con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro al ds. (lievi difetti alle cuffie di alcuni voll.). Tagli rossi. Una delle prime grandi pubblicazioni di Panckoucke realizzata con l’importante collaborazione di Chamfort. Bell’esemplare di un’opera rara a trovarsi completa e in buono stato di conservazione. Barbier, II, 565.

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        Vingt-Quatre Heures d'une Femme Sensible

      First edition. Author Constance de Salm (1767-1845) was a highly regarded French writer and moral philosopher, and an important member of a circle of leading intellectuals and scientists. Though forgotten for much of the 19th and 20th centuries, she is now the subject of renewed historical interest, providing a window onto the lives and intellectual networks of women in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France. De Salm spent most of her life promoting the equality of women, and her most important work, the poem Épître aux femmes (1797), was a direct attack on the language and social structures that uphold patriarchy, as well as an exhortation to women to liberate themselves. During her career "she used a variety of genres to address issues of importance to women, such as equal access to educational opportunities and to family courts, recognition of intellectual achievement, the infantilization of women and the denigration of their abilities, the cost to women's health of reproduction, and adequately renumerated work for poor, widowed, and single women. In many ways she can be usefully compared to Mary Wollstonecraft..." (Hine, Constance de Salm, Her Influence and Her Circle in the Aftermath of the French Revolution, p. 4). De Salm's friendships with scientists were an important part of her intellectual life. She was close to the astronomer Joseph-Jérome Lalande, who left her his unpublished manuscripts and asked her to write his eulogy. "Not only did she know Lalande well enough to have him entrust her with securing his legacy, but she was acquainted with renowned scientists like the natural philosopher Auguste de Candolle, the botany professor at the Jardin du Roi, Antoine de Jussieu, the naturalist Alexander von Humboldt... all of whom were among her circle of friends and frequented her salon... Her involvement can be used to illustrate the shift from earlier philosophical debates among scientists to the increasing interest on the part of women in scientific culture in the latter part of the eighteenth and the early part of the nineteenth centuries " (Hine pp. 2-3). The present text, Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of a Sensitive Woman, is an epistolary novel exploring the mindset of a woman whose lover may have abandoned her for another. It was praised by her friend, the author Stendhal and is now rare in the first edition. We can locate only one institutional copy, at the British Library. ...ou Une Grande Leçon. Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1824. Octavo. Contemporary quarter black skiver, blue boards, spine gilt in compartments. Engraved frontispiece. 1 leaf of publisher's ads at rear. Spine rolled, binding rubbed, spotting and toning of contents, primarily in the margins. A very good copy. 

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        L'Ordre naturel et essentiel des Sociétés Politiques.

      London: John Nouse, and Paris, de Saint,, 1767. Quarto (255 x 195 mm). Contemporary French mottled calf, triple-rule border in blind to covers, spine ruled and decorated gilt in compartments, red morocco label, marbled endpapers, red edges, green silk ribbon marker. Joints and corners professionally repaired; occasional light spotting; a very good copy. First edition by "the ablest expositor of this [i.e. physiocratic] system" (McCulloch), written following Le Mercier's retirement from Parliament in 1759. Praised by Adam Smith and Diderot amongst others, L'Ordre naturel was, according to Palgrave, considered more highly than L'Esprit des loix by some of Le Mercier's contemporaries. The author argues that there is a natural law of property which is based on the physical order of nature, and which underlies all other laws. Taxation and the use of public revenue by the ruler are both governed by the natural law of property. Schumpeter lists this work as the second text-book of Physiocrat orthodoxy (the first being Mirabeau's Philosophie rurale).

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        BAYERN. - Monumenta Boica. Band IX. - Fürstenfeldbruck - Neustift/bei Freising - Schlehdorf - Weihenstephan.

      Mchn., Bibliopolio Elector. Academico 1767 - 21,5 x 17 cm. Titel, 2 Bl., 610 S., 14 Bl. Index. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette und 13 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von J.A. Zimmermann. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rvergoldung und 2 Rsch. Graesse IV, 595; Lentner 3885: "Wichtiges Monumentalwerk". - Enthält "Monumenta Schlehdorfensia" (Schlehdorf am Kochelsee) mit Ansicht, "Monumenta Furstenfeldensia" (Fürstenfeldbruck) mit Ansicht, "Monumenta Weihensteffanensia" (Weihenstephan/bei Freising) mit Ansicht und "Monumenta Neocellensia" (Neustift/bei Freising). Die anderen Kupfer mit Altertümern, Siegel und Wappen. - Einband leicht bestoßen. Innen nur minimal gebräunt, die Tafeln lose. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Series of Letters, Discovering the Scheme Projected by France, in MDCCLIX. For an Intended Invasion Upon England with Flat-Bottom’d Boats.

      London: for the Author, 1767. 4to. 2 vols, in 1. v, 263; 268 pp. I love this book, and am only offering it for sale because I'm a bookseller. It is a wonderfully odd example of nationalistic paranoia brought to a head by the Seven Years War. In a series of letters and reprinted documents the author proposed to lay bare the designs of the French Court, assisted by Jesuit spies in London, to launch an attack by an army of 50,000 men, sent across the channel in flat bottomed boats. Contemporary calf binding with label. Hinges cracked but holding.

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        L'Ordre naturel et essentiel des Sociétés Politiques.

      London: John Nouse, and Paris, de Saint, 1767 - Quarto (255 x 195 mm). Contemporary French mottled calf, triple-rule border in blind to covers, spine ruled and decorated gilt in compartments, red morocco label, marbled endpapers, red edges, green silk ribbon marker. Joints and corners professionally repaired; occasional light spotting; a very good copy. First edition by "the ablest expositor of this [i.e. physiocratic] system" (McCulloch), written following Le Mercier's retirement from Parliament in 1759. Praised by Adam Smith and Diderot amongst others, L'Ordre naturel was, according to Palgrave, considered more highly than L'Esprit des loix by some of Le Mercier's contemporaries. The author argues that there is a natural law of property which is based on the physical order of nature, and which underlies all other laws. Taxation and the use of public revenue by the ruler are both governed by the natural law of property. Schumpeter lists this work as the second text-book of Physiocrat orthodoxy (the first being Mirabeau's Philosophie rurale). Goldsmiths' 10269; Higgs 3979; Kress 6475; Mattioli 1959;l Sraffa 3258. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eagle

      Florence 1767 - This originally hand-colored engraving is from Saverio Manetti's work "Storia naturale degli Uccelli" or "A Natural History of Birds". The prints were drawn and etched by Violante Vanni and Lorenzo Lorenzi with the text penned by Saverio Manetti. The work was published in Florence, Italy between 1767 and 1776 by F. Mouck, C. Cambiagi, and Giuseppe Vanni. --- "Storia naturale degli Uccelli" was 'larger, better engraved and more vividly coloured than any previous book on birds', notable for its lively posturing of the specimens which seem to reflect 'the habits and mannerisms of contemporary Italian society' (Dance). It is "one of the half-dozen or so Great Bird Books in the collector's sense" (Fine Bird Books). Dance p.70; Nissen IVB 588; Wood p.450; Fine Bird Books p.10; Zimmer I, 241. --- Each bird engraving shows remarkable personality and detail, many of the birds often taking on an almost human personality type. Manetti drew his work predominantly from real specimens. The work was one of the largest ornithology undertakings to that point in time. --- This beautiful plate comes from "Storia naturale degli uccelli", of which Peter Dance writes "The production of its five massive folio volumes must have been one of the most remarkable publishing ventures ever undertaken in Florence. Begun in 1767, and [based on birds taken from the collection of Giovanni Gerini], it was completed ten years later. It was larger, better engraved and more vividly coloured than any previous work on birds, but these are not its only claim to fame. The attitudes of the birds themselves give this book its unique character. Strutting, parading, posturing, and occasionally flying.are birds whose real-life counterparts would surely disown them, and not without reason, for Manetti seems in these pictures to be depicting the human comedy, the habits and mannerisms of contemporary Italian society. His book may still be rated among the very greatest bird books, if only for its magnificent comicality" (S. Peter Dance, "The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and their Work". London: 1978) --- The work is in excellent condition overall. There may be a few minor imperfections to be expected with age and mostly in the margins. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

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        Abbildung auslaendischer Materialien.

      - Berlin, [not published], 1767. Folio (37.3 x 24.3 cm). Decorative water colour title page, manuscript text within a garland of flowers and insects, and 86 water-colour plates of plants, manuscript index leaf at the end. Preserved in modern marbled clamshell box.= A beautiful original manuscript of foreign, mostly exotic, useful and medicinal plants. The fine watercolours are heightened with gouache and are numbered 1-53a, 53b-85, and inscribed with their Latin names. At the lower margin the Linnaean nomenclature is given with reference to his 'Genera Plantarum'. The index leaf lists a plate 86, Euphorbia, which is not present and presumably perished. The manuscript portrays many flowering or seed-bearing plants of medical or agricultural importance: Jamaican pepper, cashew, cacao, camphor tree, caper, cardamom, cloves, quinine bark, China root, Arabian coffee, bitter cucumber, Indian saffron, date palm, Indian fig (the tree is considered sacred in India as it often shelters a little temple underneath), dwarf ginseng, tree-of-life, indigo, nutmeg, opium, Indian pepper, black pepper, St. John's bread, Indian date, vanilla plant, poison nut - many originating from India. On one plate, the nettle, the butterfly Papilio atalanta L. and its caterpillar, which specifically occurs on this plant, are illustrated. The frontispiece shows more colourful insects including butterflies and beetles, as well as flowering plants. Andreas Friedrich Happe (1733-1802) was a well-known artist, engraver, and naturalist as well as a pharmacist. He was born in Aschersleben and died in Berlin in 1802. He published a number of books on pharmaceutical botany of which the most important is his 'Botanica pharmaceutica ' Berlin 1785 (-1806). He was also the artist for the plates of the first two volumes of Martini & Chemnitz 'Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet'. However, he is better known for his botanical artwork. The Oak Spring Garden Library has a four volume 'Herbarium pictum', an impressive collection of 403 watercolours. The Hunt Botanical Library possesses a manuscript by him: 'Flora Happiana', with 471 watercolours. The Amsterdam bookseller Junk sold a manuscript of Happe in 1997: 'Insecten-Belustigung. Worinnen eine Sammlung sowohl Ausländischer als Einheimischer Tag-Vögel, Abend- und Nacht-Vögel enthalten nach dem Leben gezeichnet von Andr. Frid. Happe. Berlin 1769-1784', with a fine frontispiece (title within a garland of flowers), and 133 original watercolours. In 2008, a large collection of original watercolours by Happe - 'Conspectus Praecipuarum Plantarum ' Berlin 1790-1794, with 1146 original watercolours - was offered by the Parisian bookseller Thomas-Scheler. The Latin captions have some ink bleeding. Three plates with marginal repair. A unique and interesting collection, not recorded by any bibliographer. For similar works see: An Oak Spring Herbaria, 39; and Hunt, 659.

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        Delices de la nature ou choix de tout ce que les trois regnes de la nature renferment de plus digne des recherches d'un curieux, pour en former un cabinet ouvrage communiqué ci-devant au public par Georg Wolfgang Knorr célébre graveur de Nuremberg continué par ses héritiers avec les descriptions et remarques de Philippe louis Statius Müller ... revû, corrigé et augmenté d'une préface par Mr. Jean Ernest Emanuel Walch ...traduit de l'allemand par Jaques Frederic Isenflamm. [Ostrich]

      [Nuremberg, les héritiers de feu G. W. Knorr, 1767]. Large folio (54.0 x 37.4 cm). One very beautiful hand-coloured engraved plate.= This is the splendid plate of an ostrich with pyramids in the background of the rare first edition of the large format French printing of Knorr's "Deliciae Naturae Selectae oder auserlesenes Naturaliencabinet...". It is a rare, truly great and sumptuously illustrated German natural history book from the 'Golden Age' of southern German printing. The plate, numbered I.1, was drawn by J. C. Keller, and engraved by Andreas Hoffer. This plate is much larger than in Knorr's other works. All plate clean and brightly coloured. Horn-Schenkling, 12038; Nissen ZBI, 2227.

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        POEMS [with] A TRANSLATION OF ANTI-LUCRETIUS. Both signed by George Canning.

      London: Printed for the Author; and sold by J. Dodsley, J. Almon, T. Davies, T. Becket et al, 1767. Two publications bound together. Original full leather binding is moderately shelfworn and rubbed, with heavy wear to exterior hinges and corners. POEMS; [iv], iv, 91 pages. Signed by the author on page 7 at the end of the Introductory Address "To Shem Thompson." Two pages have minor loss to text due to a paper defect. TRANSLATION; [x], 428 pages of text. Signed by author at the bottom of the printed dedication page "To Her Majesty Queen Charlotte..." Minor foxing scattered throughout the text. 1880's gift inscription neatly on a front endpaper. First edition(s).. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Mappe Monde qui comprend .." - Weltkarte world map Mappemonde Karte map gravure Kupferstich antique print

      originalaltkolorierte Kupferstich-Karte von 1767 - seltene flächenkolorierte Ausgabe - Blattmasse: ca.33 x25,5 cm - gut erhalten original hand colored copper engraved map from 1767 - rare full original color - a charming double-hemisphere map of the world with elaborate illustrations in each corner of the page representing the continents personifield. The map was first published by George Louis Le Rouge and is re-issued here with the imprint of the Crepy family. Cartographically, the map shows mainland Australia joined to both Tasmania and Papua New Guinea, while a curious form for the Great Lakes in North America is also given - good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! No copy! - No reprint!- No reprint!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Steffen Völkel GmbH]
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        Satyrs and Maenads

      Naples, Francesco Morelli 1766-67. 1767 - Double page engraving in original hand colour.68x47 cms.Ample margins.This image is 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 collection formed by Hamilton and in part sold to the British museum in 1772. ref Taschen publ pg 292-293.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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