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        Beskrivelse over Finmarkens Lapper, deres Tungemaal, Levemaade og forrige Afgudsdyrkelse, oplyst ved mange Kaabberstykker:

      1767 1767 - med J. E. Gunneri, Biskop over Tronhiems Stift, og S. S. Theologiæ Doctor, Anmærkninger; og E. J. Jessen-S., Afhandling om de Norske Finners og Lappers Hedenske Religion. - De Lapponibus Finmarchiæ, eorumqve lingva, vita et religione pristina commentatio. Kbhvn.: Waysenhus, Salikath 1767. Med 100 kobberstukne plancher visende scener af lappernes liv. Small 4to. [14] + 16 + [4] + 544 + 82 + [2] s. Indbundet i meget smukt samtidigt hellæder-spejlbind med rig rygforgyldning. Lille rift i øverste kapitæl fint repareret, ellers rent og meget velholdt eksemplar.With Danish and Latin parallel-text. With 100 engraved plates showing the life of the Lapps. Bound in nice contemporary panelled leather richly gilt on spine. Small tear in upper headband nicely restored, otherwise clean and very well-preserved copy. * Hovedværket om lappernes liv med Dansk og latinsk paralleltekst. "Sammenfattende kan man si at Knud Leems Beskrivelse over Finmarkens Lapper er et førsterangs kildeskrift. På samme tid er det et monument over en interessant gammel kultur og over en stor vitenskapsmann og varm menneskeven." [A. Nesheim]. Bibl. Norv. II. 1049. Bibl. Dan. III,847. Skougaard IV,38. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      - 1767 Silvanum de Grassortis, Parisiis Hac Septima Veneta editione, omnium accuratissima, plurimis accessionibus, & Notis variis Epistolis & Monumentis, Appendice duplici comprehensis, Aucta, Illustrata, Confirmata et Locupletata. Tomus Primus: XXIX+900 p. Tomus Secundus: 811 p.(pàg.307 foradada, no afecta el text), Tomus Tertius: 819 p. Tomus Quartus: 776 p. (trasl.locacions entre pàg.113-115; 125-127; 448-465, però amb text complert). 24x20 cm. Enc. en pergamí. Oxidat. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

      [Bookseller: Costa LLibreter]
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        Peckham (Ann) The Complete English Cook; or, Prudent Housewife. Being A Collection of the most general, yet least expensive Receipts in every Branch of Cookery and Good Housewifery..., Leeds, printed for Thomas Wright, John Binns, William Fawdington, and Wilson, Spence and Mawman, York: - And sold by G. G. J. and J. Robinson, and W. Bent, Pater-noster Row; J. Wallis, , No.16, Ludgate-Street, London; and all other booksellers in town and country. [?1790].

      Fourth edition. 12mo. pp. 242, [10]. 24 Bills of Fair within text. Contemporary tree calf, sympathetically rebacked. Scarce edition. ESTC lists 5 copies. Provenance: Amelia Chamberlain; Ann ?Wheeler Gibbs (later signatures). Bitting p.360 (note); Maclean p.112; cf. Cagle 919 (first edition); Oxford p.95-96 (1st edition, 1767).

      [Bookseller: The Antiquarian Book Company]
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        La bibliothèque française de M. C. Sorel premier historiographe de France

      Second edition revised and enlarged after the first edition of 1664. Calf Full time, back tooled raised. Caps frayed a bit split on 2/3. Corners bumped. Important autograph dedication of the author bibliography for knowledge of ancient authors and arrangement of an old library. Charles Sorel, Sieur de Souvigny. Uncommon. The book is divided according to the classification of library history books, science ... Cioranescu 63406. "La Françoise Library, despite its small size, is a monument of literary criticism and marks both a very open mind and very fair, informed of what he speaks. It is the most remarkable introduction to the knowledge of the writers of the century until about 1660 " --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! par la compagnie des libraires à Paris 1767 in-12 (16,5x9,5cm) (16) 451 pp. relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Topographie von Niederösterreich in welcher alle Städte, Märkte, Dörfer, Klöster, Schlösser, Herrschaften, Landgüter, Edelsitze, Freyhöfe, namhafte Oerter u. d. g. angezeiget werden, welche in diesem Erzherzogthume wirklich angetroffen werden, oder sich ehemals darinnen befunden haben. 3 Bde.

      Tit., 5 Bll. (Titelei), 428 S Tit., 327(1) S. u. Tit., 1 Bl., 222(4) (recte 240) S., 177(7) S. (,Beschreibung der Häuser in der Stadt Wien), 8 Bll. (Subskribenten-Liste). Mit 1 gest. Portr. des Verf. als Front. (Mansfeld fec.), u. einigen Holzschnitt-Vign. Dekorative , marmor. Ldr.bde. d. Zt. m. Tit. u. reichen Verz. in Goldbepräg. auf Rü. sowie gemust. Kleisterpapier-Vorsätzen. Einbde. abgerieben Rü. stärker abgewetzt Ecken bestoßen Bd. 1 an den Kapiteln eingerissen Rü. v. Bd. 2 später auf Ln. aufgezogen bei Bd. 3 vorderer u. hint. Buchdeckel lose Tit. etw. gebräunt u. fleckig im Text sauber, kaum abgegriffen u. nur m. einigen wenigen Bleistift- Anstreich einige Ss. im 3. Bd wasserrandig. Wurzbach LIV (hier irrig 1767-70), 79 ff. ADB XLI, 552 f. Slg. Eckl III, 238. Seltenes u. gesuchtes Werk, vollständig vorliegend mit dem häufig fehlenden, mit eigenständigem Titel erschienenen 3. Band über Wien (,Beschreibung der k.k. Haupt und Residenzstade (sic!) Wien). Die beiden ersten Bänden enthalten ein alphabetisches Ortsverzeichnis. War seiner Zeit "mustergiltig und einzig in seiner Art...und die verlässlichste Quelle für Alle..., die sich über die Topographie Niederösterreichs unterrichten wollten..." (Wurzb.). Der aus Sachsen stammende Verfasser Friedrich Wilhelm Weiskern (1711-1768) war in Wien erfolgreich als Schauspieler und Bühnenschriftsteller tätig. Das vorliegende Werk, an dem W. "Jahre lang mit unermüdlichem Fleiße gearbeitet hatte", gab nach W.s Tod seine Witwe Pauline heraus. - Plan von Wien fehlt in unserem Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        The History of Nourjahad

      London: J. Dodsley, 1767. 240p., 17cm. Rebound in modern half leather over marbled boards. Five raised bands and six compartments with gilt decorations to compartments and a leather title label with title in gilt. Top edge gilt. A very nice copy of an uncommon title. Fine indeed.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Book.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, Member ABAC, IOBA]
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        (Manuscript lunar charts with movable parts). - Two manuscript charts on lunar astronomy with mounted and movable parts of the moon's passage through the Pleiades at New Year's Eve, 1767, and another from the same hand of the partial lunar eclipse on January, 4th 1768, both as seen from Leipzig. Obviously manufactured during the observations in Leipzig, Saxony.

      Saxony, 1767-68.. Black ink on recto and verso of two strong cardboards. Measurements: 23 x 22 cm (partial lunar eclipse) and 20,5 x 27 cm (moon's passage through the Pleiades). Corners minorily bumped, lightly browned in places, but all together very well preserved especially for items that include movable parts for demonstrational purposes. A very unusual set of manuscript lunar charts, obviously drawn during the celestial occurences described and precisely measured on them. Unfortunately, they are unsigned and the authorship therefore remains unclear. The design of the charts, however, talks in favour of the author having been in a position enabling him to make use of elaborate astronomical instruments, and would that most probably not be the case if he was a privateer instead of a person, who by profession was connected to a university or an observatory: The charts bear normal captions as well as some which are mirror-inverted, clearly pointing towards that they had been manufactured (and later used for presentation) by the combination of an astronomical telescope and a projection instrument. The lunar motion shown on the front side of each one of the charts could so repeatedly be demonstrated for educational purposes and at the same time be compared with the time scales on the backside, simply by placing the charts between the viewer and a mirror, with the front side of the charts facing the mirror.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Stefan Wulf]
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        Fuldstændig Beskrivelse af Stapel-Staden Fridericia, Efter paalidelige Underretninger og egne Undersøgninger udført.

      Kbhvn.: Kanneworff 1767. Med kobberstukket titelvignet, 2 foldede kobberstukne plancher samt foldet tabel. 297 + (3) s. Helt rent eksemplar på skrivepapir indbundet i samtidigt hellæder med farvet titelfelt samt rigt dek. med guld på ryggen. Øvre kapitæl lidt slidt. Med Ludvig v. Köllers navnetræk på titelblad. Eksemplaret har tilhørt Ludvig v. Köller [- Banner], der bl.a. var Oberstleutenant ved falsterske Fodregiment, og blev en af Struensees banemænd. Grundet en uoverensstemmelse mellem Struensee og v. Köller om afskedigelsen af Sekondleutenant U.A. v. Karsdorff, der var ansat ved v. Köllers regiment, sluttede v. Köller sig til gruppen af embedsmænd, der sammen med Enkedronning Juliane Marie ønskede at afsætte Struense. Von Köller deltog således aktivt i arrestationen af Struensee og kredsen omkring ham.Heri bl.a. om de mange Huguenot-familier, der slog sig ned i Fredericia. Bibl. Danica II,704.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        (A handguide to conchological collections, including a registre of privately owned natural cabinets in France). - Conchyliologie nouvelle et portative, ou collection de coquilles propres à orner les Cabinets des Curieux de cette partie de lÂ’Histoire Naturelle, mises par ordre alphabétique, avec les notes des endroits dÂ’où elles se tirent, & des Cabinets qui renferment les plus rares.

      Paris, Regnard, 1767.. Sextodecimo (16mo). Contemporary gilt half calf with marbled boards and title lable to spine. 328 pp., 3 ff., title with a decent contemporary ownerÂ’s stamp on verso (very difficult to read, but clearly of french origin). Minor wears to the spineÂ’s extremeties, but in fine condition. First edition, posthumously published. Very rare handbook to conchological collections of Paris, listing in alphabetical order the most important species together with their zoological descriptions as well as references in which collections corresponding specimen could be found. Pages 309-328 contain a list in two parts first of privately owned cabinets one could find in Paris and second of those to be found in the other provinces of France. – Dezallier dÂ’Argenville was an eager publisher of works on natural history and technology, most of which closely related to geology, palaeontology, and conchology. He became involved into DiderotÂ’s encyclopedical project that started around the middle of the century contributing many articles on the above mentioned fields of knowledge. At his time he was known as the owner of one of the largest conchological cabinets in private hands and considered an authority in the field.

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        Alceste (Wiener Fassung Von 1767).

      Baerenreiter, Kassel - 1 score + critical report Gluck, Christoph, Saemtliche Werke, Abt. I, Bd. 3 Price for subscribers to the series Gluck, Christoph, Saemtliche Werke is $663.60. BA 2292 M006495450 BA2292 9790006495450 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Theodore Front Musical Literature, Inc.]
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        Catalogue de portraits, contenant les rois, les reines et les princes du sang royal de Suede; avec les grands officiers, le clergé, les sçavans, et autres personnes illustres de la meme nation, gravés en taille-douce: qui font partie des requeils [.] à Stockholm 1767.

      1767 - Uppsala, J. Edman, 1767. 4:o. (4),50 pp. Nice dark brown sprinkled boards with green label (Helena Strömquist). Old green edges. Some foxing in parts. A nice copy. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 1338. Björkbom Svensk porträttlitteratur 386. Printed in 175 copies. "Catalogue" is the first published list of Swedish engraved portraits. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB]
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        Messiah. An Oratorio in Score as it was Originally Perform'd. Composed by Mr. Handel, to which are Added his Additional Alterations, Randall & Abell, successors to the late Mr. J. Walsh. Printed By Messrs. Randall & Abell, Successors to the Late Mr. J. Walsh in Catharine Street in the Strand-of Whom May be Had the Compleat Scores of Samson, Alexander's Feast, and Acis & Galatea.

      London Randell & Abell Circa 1767 - First edition, early printing of the forte-piano and vocal score, engraved portrait frontispiece by J. Houbraken, engraved title, list of subscribers, index, 188 pages engraved throughout, plus 35 Appendix pages, very occasional light marginal finger soiling, mostly to preliminary pages, else very good, quarter calf over contemporary marbled boards, rebacked with gilt morocco lettering piece, later endpapers, all edges untrimmed, mild rubbing to extremities and bumping to corners (restored), otherwise a handsome, clean, early copy. While visiting Dublin in 1742, Handel was hungry to capitalise on his eager audience following on the success of two series of concerts he gave there, so he arranged the first performance of Messiah on April 13th. The premiere of Messiah was a triumph. The alto soloist, Susanna Cibber, was an actress who had attracted scandal in the past but legend has it that her emotional performance of 'He was despised' moved Dr Patrick Delany – the husband of one of Handel's most ardent champions - to exclaim 'Woman, for this, be all your sins forgiven'. The Dublin Journal's review proclaimed that 'the best Judges allowed it to be the most finished piece of Musick. Words are wanting to express the exquisite Delight it afforded to the admiring crouded Audience. The Sublime, the Grand, and the Tender, adapted to the most elevated, majestick and moving Words, conspired to transport and charm the ravished Heart and Ear.' ESTC T189237. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Six Assemblies; or, Ingenious Conversations of Learned Mem Among the Arabians, Upon a great Variety of useful and entertaining Subjects; formerly published by the celebrated Schultens in Arabic and Latin, with large Notes and Observations explaining several peculiar Customs, Manners and Idioms of Speech amongst the Eastern People; whereby much Light is thrown upon many Passages of Scripture, both of the Old and New Testament: Together With a Collection of several Proverbial Sayings among the Arabians, with an Explanation of their Singular Beauty and Propriety.

      printed by J. Archdeacon, Printer to the University, Cambridge 1767 - 8vo, 3/4 dk brown morocco over dk green bds, bright gold title stamped on spine, black emb. coat of arms on fb, black emb. design to back bd, aeg, very mild rubbing to spine hinges and bottom edges, else clean and tight; clean blue-grey matte eps, attractive armorial bookplate of William Stirling on ft pastedown, very small square bookplate inside top corner back pastedown, inner feps white and part of original text bloc; mild uniform toning to pages with occasional small areas of foxing, primarily to early margins; pp.4,viii,134,1(adverts); no dj. Leonard Chappelow was Arabic Professor at the University of Cambridge. This is a very nice copy of an extremely scarce title, probably re-bound in the nineteenth century and remarkably well preserved since then. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Printed for the Author; and sold by J. Dodsley, J. Almon, T. Davies, T. Becket et al, London 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). Size: Quarto (4to) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA]
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        Schauplatz der Künste und Handwerke. Oder die vollständige Beschreibung derselben, verfertiget oder gebilliget von den Herren der Academie der Wissenschaften zu Paris. In das Teutsche übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Daniel Gottfried Schreber. Abhandlung von den Fischereyen und Geschichte der Fische, oder deren Thiere, die im Wasser leben. . Zwölfter Band. Zweeter Abschnitt (Bd. 12 Teil 2 von 21 Bde.).

      4. 438 S. und im Anhang 50 mehrfach ausklappbare Kupfertafeln, Ganzpergament d. Zeit, mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und Bibliothekssignet der "Academie.1767.Artillerie" a. Frontdeckel, m. Lesebändchen, Eine Ecke min gestaucht. Auf Vorsatz eingeklebte "Bibliotheksordnung" der Zeit und einige Marginalien von alter Hand. Stempel auf Titelblatt ("Bibliothek des K.S. Artillerie-Corps"), Kupfertafeln tadell. Erste deutsche Ausgabe der von der Pariser Akademie der Wissenschaften nach dem Vorbild der Encyclopedie veranstalteten Reihe Descriptions des arts et metiers die von Duhamel du Monceau u.a. herausgegeben wurde.Schreber, Daniel Gottfried (1708-1777), Prof. f. Oekonomie und Polizey u. Cameralwissenschaft(Verwaltungswissenschaft) in Leipzig, war auch an Naturwissenschaften und deren konkrete Anwendung interessiert. Unter anderem Kontakt zu Carl v. Linné (ADB-/NDB 524).

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        The English works of Roger Ascham, preceptor to Queen Elizabeth ... with notes and observations, and the author's life. By James Bennet

      London: printed for T. Davis and J. Dodsley, n.d., 1767. First edition, second issue, 4to, pp. [2], 4, [4], xvi, 395; recent brown calf-backed marbled boards; very good and sound. John Ryland's copy, with his dated (1768) signature on the title page, and with a one-and-a-quarter page quarto manuscript account by Ryland of James Bennet tipped in (33 lines, approx. 350 words), beginning "The venerable editor of this work devoted a long life, very affectionately and successfully, to the education of youth in Hertfordshire ... Dr. Johnson furnished the Life of his Author..." Ryland (1717?-1798) married the sister of John Hawkesworth. "Ryland was acquainted with Dr. Johnson for many years, and was the last surviving friend of his early life. He belonged to the old club that met weekly in 1749 at the King's Head in Ivy Lane and was broken up about 1753, and he was one of the four surviving members that dined together in 1783. He also belonged to the Essex Head Club, which Johnson formed at the close of his life. He constantly visited the doctor in his last illness, he supplied Nichols with several of the particulars which are inserted in the article in the Gentleman's Magazine for 1784 (p. 957), and attended the funeral. Several of Dr. Johnson's letters to him are included in the correspondence edited by Dr. G. B. Hill, but he is seldom mentioned by Boswell, possibly because these letters were withheld from publication in Boswell's Life" (DNB). The dedication "To Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftsbury," and the "Life of Roger Ascham" were written by Samuel Johnson. "Tom Davis stated that Johnson was "in reality" the editor, and that he (Johnson) gave the work to Bennet for his advantage" (Courtney). With the 4 page list of subscribers, to whom the book was originally issued in January, 1762. "This issue is distinguished by the new half-title and undated title, and by the absence of the single leaf of 'Additional Subscribers'; in all other respects it comprises the sheets from the first issue of 1761" (Fleeman). Chapman & Hazen, 144; Courtney & Smith, 100; Fleeman 61.8BA/1b.

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      - 1767-1772-1781 Gabriel Ramirez, Madrid Traducción de Domingo de la Torre y Mollinedo. 355 pg. 448, 437, 304, 440 pg. 19x15 cm. Enc. en pergamino época. ( EL VOLUMEN NÚMERO 1, SE HALLA EN MAL ESTADO INTERIOR.) Imoresores: Antonio Fernandez. Andrès Ortega. Manuel Fernandez. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dämonomagie, oder Geschichte des Glaubens an Zauberei und dämonische Wunder, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Hexenprocesses seit den Zeiten Innocentius des Achten. Erster und Zweiter Band [kmpl.]. Nebst einer ausführlichen, nach Inquisitionsacten bearbeiteten Beschreibung des Hexenthums zu Lindheim in der Wetterau, als eins Beitrags zu den alterthümlichen Denkwürdigkeiten in den Großherzogliche=Hessischen Landen. Erstausg.

      XXIV, 368 S., mit gestochenem Frontispiz / 519 S. beide mit einer gefalteten Kupfertaf. mit magischen Sigillen, 8, Priv. Halbleder d. Zt. mit Rückentext (2 Bde.) Ackermann I/495: "Sehr selten" Grässe S.63 Hayn-Gotendorf III, 209 Slg. Du Prel 302. - Dr. Georg Conrad Horst (1767-1832/1838?, vgl. Miers/Bonin) war "Verfasser einer Reihe magischer und okkulter Werke, die heute noch von Sammlern gesucht sind." (Miers) - Leicht bestossen Rücken beschabt erster Bd. mit alten Antiquars-Anmerkungen in den Innendeckeln das Frontispiz leicht braunfleckig, sonst gute Expl.

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        Commentarius Literalis in Omnes Libros veteris et novi Testamenti.

      Coleti, 1767. 8 voll. in 4° grande, p. perg. pp. 512 + 4 incisioni raffiguranti: "Geographia Sacra seu Descriptio Regionum, Tabula Paradisi Terrestris, Tabula Itineris Israelitarum, Tabula peculiaris regionum, quas Apostoli perlustrarunt...", più volte ripiegate (Tomi primi - pars prima) + pp. 398 + 1 incisione, più volte ripiegata, raffigurante "Tabula Itineris, & Stationum Israelitarum"(Tomo primi - pars secunda) + pp. 691 + 4 incisioni, ripiegate, raffiguranti: "Tabula Terrae Promissae, Conspectus et erectio templi salomonici, Nuova templi jerosolymitani..., Novus Conspectus Veteris lerusalem ex authoris Mente (Tomus secundus) + pp. 698(Tomus teritus) + 612 (Tomus quartus) + 708 (Tomus sextus) + 794 (Tomus septimus) + 714 (Tomus octavus).Front. fig. Tagli rossi. Cerniera del 1° vol. parzialmente staccata. Disponiamo dei soli tomi sopra citati.

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        Zauber-Bibliothek oder von Zauberei, Theurgie und Mantik, Zauberern, Hexen, und Hexenprocessen, und Geistererscheinungen. Erster bis sechster Theil. [kmpl.]. Zur Beförderung einer rein-geschichtlichen, von Aberglauben und Unglauben freien Beurtheilung dieser Gegenstände. Mit Abbildungen. Erstausg.

      (1) XII, 387 S., mit magischen Sigillen u. 2 Beschwörungskreisen im Text / (2) XII, 440 S., mit magischen Sigillen u. okkulten Fig. im Text / (3) VI, 391 S., mit magischen Fig. im Text u. auf 2 Falttaf. (No.1-18) / (4) VI, 374 S., mit magischen Fig. im Text (No.19-37) / (5) VI, 420 S., mit zwei Holzschnitten im Text u. einer eingefalt. Horoskoptaf. / (6) VI, 441 S., 8, Halbleder d. Zt. mit goldgepräg. Rücken (6 Bde.) Ackermann I/494 Slg. du Prel 481 Cornell S.295 Caillet 5262 Engel 119 (ausführlich) Hayn-Gotendorf III, 209: "Geschätztes Werk" Grässe S.131-142 (mit vollständiger Inhaltsangabe). - Zum Autor vgl. Kiesewetter (Geschichte des neueren Occultismus, S.357), Bonin oder Miers: Dr. Georg Conrad Horst (1767-1832/38? Miers/Bonin) war "Verfasser einer Reihe magischer und okkulter Werke, die heute noch von Sammlern gesucht sind" (Miers). Mit dem vorliegenden Werk gibt Horst eine zum Teil kommentierte Anthologie alter Manuskripte u. Akten wieder, die sich mit Magie, Dämonenbeschwörungen, Zauberschriften, Hexenprozessen, Geistererscheinungen u. Vampirismus beschäftigen. Die Bände enthalten u.a. auch "Faustens Dreifachen Höllen-Zwang". Die Abb. zeigen magische Sigillen, Diagramme, okkulte Symbole oder ganz handgreiflich, den Eingriff des Bösen in unsere Welt. Der zweite Bd. mit Subskribentenverzeichnis, letzter Bd. mit 55 S. Personen- u. Sachregister. - Einbände leicht berieben u. bestossen Vorsätze leimschattig in Bd. 3 eine eingefalt. Taf. am unbedruckten Rand verknickt in Bd. 6) fehlt die eingefaltete Taf. (von Verlagsseite nicht mit eingebunden u. zum Textverständnis nicht notwendig) sonst sehr gute Expl.

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        Magasin enigmatiques contenant un grand nombre d'enigmes ingenieuses choisies entre toutes celles qui ont paru depuis pres d'un siecle

      Chez la veuve Duchesne, Paris 1767 - In 16, cm 10 x 16,5, pp. VIII + 376. Piena pelle coeva con fregi oro al dorso e tassello. ÂEdizione originale di questa raccolta di 437 enigmi. Annotazioni numeriche d'epoca all'indice. Santi, Bibliografia dell'enigmistica, 493 FRA

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        The English works of Roger Ascham, preceptor to Queen Elizabeth . with notes and observations, and the author's life. By James Bennet

      printed for T. Davis and J. Dodsley, n.d., London 1767 - First edition, second issue, 4to, pp. [2], 4, [4], xvi, 395; recent brown calf-backed marbled boards; very good and sound. John Ryland's copy, with his dated (1768) signature on the title page, and with a one-and-a-quarter page quarto manuscript account by Ryland of James Bennet tipped in (33 lines, approx. 350 words), beginning "The venerable editor of this work devoted a long life, very affectionately and successfully, to the education of youth in Hertfordshire . Dr. Johnson furnished the Life of his Author." Ryland (1717?-1798) married the sister of John Hawkesworth. "Ryland was acquainted with Dr. Johnson for many years, and was the last surviving friend of his early life. He belonged to the old club that met weekly in 1749 at the King's Head in Ivy Lane and was broken up about 1753, and he was one of the four surviving members that dined together in 1783. He also belonged to the Essex Head Club, which Johnson formed at the close of his life. He constantly visited the doctor in his last illness, he supplied Nichols with several of the particulars which are inserted in the article in the Gentleman's Magazine for 1784 (p. 957), and attended the funeral. Several of Dr. Johnson's letters to him are included in the correspondence edited by Dr. G. B. Hill, but he is seldom mentioned by Boswell, possibly because these letters were withheld from publication in Boswell's Life" (DNB). The dedication "To Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftsbury," and the "Life of Roger Ascham" were written by Samuel Johnson. "Tom Davis stated that Johnson was "in reality" the editor, and that he (Johnson) gave the work to Bennet for his advantage" (Courtney). With the 4 page list of subscribers, to whom the book was originally issued in January, 1762. "This issue is distinguished by the new half-title and undated title, and by the absence of the single leaf of 'Additional Subscribers'; in all other respects it comprises the sheets from the first issue of 1761" (Fleeman). Chapman & Hazen, 144; Courtney & Smith, 100; Fleeman 61.8BA/1b. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Charter Granted by His Majesty, King Charles II

      1767. First Edition . (RHODE ISLAND). The Charter Granted by His Majesty, King Charles II. To The Governor and Company of The English Colony of Rhode-Island and Providence-Plantations, in New-England, in America. BOUND WITH: Acts and Laws of the English Colony of Rhode-Island and Providence-Plantations, in New-England, in America. Printed and sold by Samuel Hall, Printer to the Honorable General Assembly, 1767. Folio, original marbled wrappers, original stitching as issued. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. $4800.Exceedingly rare 1767 Rhode Island Acts and Laws, one of only 200 copies, printed with the 1663 Royal Charter, in original marbled paper wrappers.With the 1660 restoration of the British monarch, Roger Williams's original 1644 charter was threatened by its lack of a royal seal. In 1663, Charles II granted Rhode Island a new charter, distinctively defining it as a corporate colony, with its governor, council and general assembly chosen by the people. The only other such colony was Connecticut, for elsewhere representatives were chosen by British property owners or royal appointment. As such, many Rhode Island citizens believed their charter required only ""voluntary allegiance so long as the King's interest and theirs coincided. When claims of English rights and royal power differed from claims of charter rights, Rhode Islanders insisted that charter rights had equal, not subordinate authority"" (McLoughlin, Rhode Island History, 82-3). Further the charter famously granted religious freedom with its statement that ""no Person within the said Colony, at any Time hereafter, shall be any wise molested, punished, disquieted, or called in Question, for any Differences in Opinion in Matters of Religion."" Also including the colony's reaction to the Stamp Act, laws on indentured servitude and polygamy, and one permitting conscientious objector status during war. The 1719 printing is considered the first compilation. In 1730 the second revision was published, and a third appeared in 1745. This is the ""exceedingly rare fourth revision of the Rhode Island Laws, of which only 200 copies were printed"" (Benedict 450). With separate title pages for the Charter and Acts and Laws. Without the Table, said to have been published separately, and the extremely rare final leaf on the 1746 Repeal of the Acts of the General Assembly. Benedict 450. Evans 10749. Harvard Law Catalogue II, 459. Sabin 70514. Tower 836. Contemporary owner inscription above title page dated March 22 ,1775. Text generally fresh with light scattered foxing, occasional marginal dampstaining, one leaf (2Z) with expert paper repair, affecting a few letters. A highly desirable, early colonial printing.

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        Miscellaneous Works

      1767. First Edition . ROUSSEAU, J.J. The Miscellaneous Works of Mr. J.J. Rousseau. London: T. Becket and P.A. DeHondt, 1767. Five volumes. 12mo, contemporary full brown calf gilt, raised bands, brown morocco spine labels. Housed together in a custom slipcase. $4800.First collected edition in English of RousseauÂ’s major writings, prominently featuring the first edition in English of his Dissertation on Political Economy, assembled together with very early editions in English of his Treatise on the Social Compact—”RousseauÂ’s greatest work” (PMM)—and of his Second Discourse, along with other key writings, handsomely bound in contemporary calf.RousseauÂ’s influential writings reveal “a striking, if often elusive, combination of idealistic and realistic elements which constantly seemed to open up the possibility of a better world” (Encyclopedia of Philosophy). This scarce 1767 edition of his Works prominently features the first collected appearance in English of his 1762 Treatise on the Social Compact, which “remains RousseauÂ’s greatest workÂ… a crucial document of egalitarian government” (PMM 207). Also included is his preeminent 1754 Second Discourse on “The Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind,” a work that “made him immortal” (Gourevitch, xv), and his 1755 Dissertation on Political Economy, which “tackles one major subject barely mentioned in the Social Compact, that of taxation, and has much to say on patriotism” (Christopher Betts). Also contains numerous essays, important dramatic works and selected correspondence. First collected edition in English and second overall of RousseauÂ’s Treatise on the Social Compact, preceded only by the 1764 separate printing; first edition in English of his Dissertation on Political Economy; first collected edition in English, third overall, of his Second Discourse, preceded by printings in 1761 and 1762; with his Dissertation on the Effects of Cultivating the Arts and Sciences (Vol. I) first appearing in English in 1752 under a different title. Anonymously translated. Lowndes, 2134. Mahaffey, 121. CBEL II:798. See Goldsmith 9064, 9727, 9947. Palgrave III:427-28. Armorial bookplates. Old bibliographic notations.Scattered light foxing. Minor loss to lower corner of leaf I5, Volume III, slightly touching text. Uniform toning to spines, spine ends lightly worn. A handsome set in excellent condition.

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        TRAITE DES ORDRES D'ARCHITECTURE. Premiere Partie. De La Proportion Des Cinq Ordres. Ou l'on a tente de les rapprocher de leur origine, en les etablissant fur un principe commun.

      Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1767. xvi, 96 pages of text; complete with 59 engraved plates by Choffard. Original full leather binding with minor to moderate rubbing and shelfwear. The endpapers are slightly creased. The text and plates are lightly to moderately foxed. A few pages with creases to the corners. Previous owner's bookplate neatly affixed to the front endpaper "Edw'd Patterson." The text is clean and unmarked. This French architect lived from 1713 to 1796.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Cours complet d'optique

      French Edition in translating Spirit Pézenas, and illustrated 73 plates engraved by Faure.Binders full mottled calf contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. as exhibits in red morocco and volume number in black leather. Chez La veuve Girard & chez Charles Antoine Jombert A Avignon se vend A Paris 1767 In-4 (20x25,5cm) (6) iij-xxviij 472pp. et (2) 536pp. (1) relié

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        Allgemeines Lexicon der Kuenste und Wissenschaften, Oder Deutliche Beschreibung des Reichs der Natur, der Himmel und himmlischen Cörper, der Luft, der Erde, sammt den bekannten Gewächsen, der Thiere, Steine und Erzte, des Meers und der darinne lebenden Geschöpfe; Ingleichen Aller menschlichen Handlungen, Staats-Rechts-Kriegs-Policey-Haushaltungs- und Gelehrten Geschäfte, Hanthierungen und Gewerbe. 2 Bände.

      Königsberg u. Leipzig, Zeisens Witwe und Hartungs Erben, 1767. - 4°, circa 25,8 x 21,5 cm. Gestochenes Frontispiz, XII, 930 SS.; (931)-1852 SS., 25 Bll., mit gestochener Titelvignette, 2 ganzs. Wappenkupfern und einigen kleinen Holzschnitten im Text Marmoriertes Leder d. Zt. Mit reicher Rückenvergoldung "Zischka 5: "Das erste allgemeine Lexikon, Vorläufer der Konversationslexika" - hier in der letzten, umfangreichsten und besten Ausgabe mit den Korrekturen und Ergänzungen von Johann Joachim Schwabe, der auch ein neues Vorwort beigesteuert hat, in dem er einige neue Themen aufführt und auch die Sortierung sowie die Zusätze lateinischer und französischer Begriffe erklärt. Die erste Ausgabe war 1721 bei Fritsch in Leipzig erschienen. Johann Theodor Jablonski (1654-1731) war ein Enkel des bedeutenden böhmischen Humanisten und Pädagogen Johann Amos Comenius, der sich im Exil in Amsterdam auch um seine Erziehung kümmerte. Nach ausgiebigen Reisen mit seinem Bruder Daniel Ernst Jablonski wirkte er vornehmlich als Erzieher auch des Kronprinzen Friedrich Wilhelm von Preußen und wurde schliesslich Sekretär bei der Kurfürstlich-preußischen Societät der Wissenschaften, die von seinem Bruder zusammen mit Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz gegründet wurde. " "- Etwas gebräunt, kaum fleckig, meist sauber, etwas berieben, Ecken bestossen, insgesamt schön und dekorativ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prospect der stadt Florentz. Vorstellung des Tauf Actus der Grosherzoglichen Prinzessin, weelker den 14 Ian. 1767. Vor sich gieng.

      - Incisione in rame, b/n cm 31,5 x 39 (alla lastra), unica indicazione al margine sup. ds. "ad Relat. Vern. 1767, p. 78". La scena raffigura una bella veduta della città in un terzo superiore di foglio e una scena congressuale, con laici ed ecclesiastici, nei due terzi inferiori. Rara rappresentazione di ambiente fiorentino di ignota provenienza. Esemplare rifilato al margine laterale sinistro in prossimità della parte incisa e, al margine laterale destro, al di fuori della battuta battuta della lastra. La carta è molto fine ma con una buona impressione di tutta la parte incisa.

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        Nouvelle traduction des Metamorphoses d'Ovide par M. Fontanelle. 2 Bände.

      Paris, Panckoucke, 1767. - circa 21,5 x 14,5 cm. Portrait, Kupfertitel, XVI, 294 SS., 1 Bl.; Portrait, Kupfertitel, 340 SS., zusammen 15 Kupfertafeln von Gregori nach Zocchi Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenvergoldung Sander 1473; Cohen 3, 338. Hübsch illustrierte Ausgabe der Metamorphosen in der französischen Übersetzung von J.-G. Dubois-Fontanelle mit Einleitungen zu jedem Buch. - Exemplar auf gutem, festem Papier. Aus der Bibliothek des Dichters und Bibliophilen Karl Wolfskehl, am hinteren Vorsatz jeweils sein kleiner Monogramm-Stempel. - Nur die Vorsätze gebräunt oder mit Leimschatten, sonst innen meist sauber, nur vereinzelte Fleckchen, meist frisch. Einbände etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, aber dekorativ. Vorsätze mit altem gestochenem Wappen-Exlibris einer Adelsbibliothek (G. A von S.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      First edition, illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 figures in Plover, engraved by Massard, Veal, Levasseur and Masquelier.Bound in glossy red full morocco contemporary. Back smooth decorated. part of title in red morocco. Triple net framing on the boards. Indoor Friesland. gilt edges. A dull corner, 3 further rubbed. Folds on the back. Small traces of friction. The apparent lack on the top appears flat due to a burn. Binding quality.Very nice copy morocco vintage red. Chez Merlin A Paris 1767 in-8 (12,5x19,5cm) (2) x, 340pp. (3) relié

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        1767 Scottish Gaelic New Testament

      Hardcover. Good. FIRST EDITION. First Translation of the Bible (this is a New Testament) in Scottish Gaelic. Translated by James Stuart Edinburgh 1767. Stands about 6 inches tall. about 600 pages.

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        John Quincy Adams' Free Frank with Notation of Land Patent

      - Free Frank of John Quincy Adams as Secretary of State, One of America’s Greatest Diplomats JOHN QUINCY ADAMS (1767-1848), son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams, became the 6th President of the United States. He also served as a United States Senator, a member of the House of Representatives and Secretary of State. Adams was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. Adams played an important role in negotiating key treaties, as a diplomat, most notably the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of 1812. As Secretary of State, he negotiated with Britain over the United States’ northern border with Canada, negotiated with Spain the annexation of Florida and drafted the Monroe Doctrine. Historians generally concur he was one of the greatest diplomats and secretaries of state in American history. Adams was elected president in a close and controversial four-way contest in 1824. As president, he sought to modernize the American economy and promote education. He enacted part of his agenda and paid off much of the national debt. But he was stymied by a Congress controlled by opponents and his lack of patronage networks helped politicians sabotage him. He lost his 1828 bid for re-election to Andrew Jackson. After his presidency, Adams was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1830. He had a revulsion against slavery and predicted the Union’s dissolution over slavery. He felt the president could abolish slavery by using his war powers. Offering his bold J.Q. Adams free frank on the front panel, 3

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        Picturae Etruscorum in vasculis nunc primum in unum collectae, explicationibus, et dissertaionibus inlustrate .

      J. Zempel Rome -1775 1767 - First edition. 3 volumes, folio (45.5 x 29.8 cm), 3 half-titles, 3 engraved frontispieces, titles printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved initials, head and tailpieces, woodcut illustrations, engraved dedication leaf in volumes 2 and 3, 301 engraved plates (some double-page), 3 woodcut plates in volume 3, contemporary half pink vellum with patterned paper boards, spines gilt in compartments, uncut, some light foxing and browning, side lightly rubbed, a very good example. Passeri (1694-1780) was a respected antiquarian who primarily focused on Etruscan civilisation. This work was one of many published in the eighteenth century which saw the Etruscans as pioneers, artists and inventors whose achievements were overshadowed by the Romans. Passeri also contributes in this work to contemporary discussion on the Etruscan and Oscan languages. The three volumes illustrate vases from important collections all over Italy. Many of these vases were housed in the Galleria Clementina of the Vatican Library. Many of the vases illustrated in this work have been lost, making this publication a valuable record. A pupil of Domenichino, Passeri is first recorded as a practising artist in 1634, when he was working, together with Giovanni Angelo Canini (1617–c.1666), at the Villa Aldobrandini, Frascati. In 1638 he was admitted to the Accademia di S Luca (succeeding Domenichino as President in 1663), and in 1641 he became a member of the Virtuosi del Pantheon. In 1661 he executed frescoes in the Palazzo Pamphili, Rome, and in September 1665 he was paid by the Costaguti family for an altarpiece of the Crucifixion for their church at Roccalvecce, near Viterbo. Blackmer 1265; Cicognara 2615. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dierkundige beschouwingen, eeniger soorten van zeldzame dieren, door nauwkeurige beschryvingen, afbeeldingen en verhandelingen opgeheldert; vertaald, met aanmerkingen verrykt en thans op nieuw in 't licht gebragt.Rotterdam, J.J. Meyneken, [ca. 1793]. 6 parts in 1 volume. 4to. With 10 engraved hand-coloured plates (1 folding). Gold-tooled half calf.

      - Landwehr, Coloured Plates 154; Nissen, ZBI 3072; STCN (3 copies); Wood, p. 511. Rare edition of a Dutch translation of Pallas's Specilegia Zoologica (1767-1770). Divided into six parts, it includes descriptions of several species of antelopes, bats, Polychaeta ("zeerupsen"), an opossum, and the tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata, "gekuifde papegaaiduiker").It was translated into Dutch by Pieter Boddaert and first published in Utrecht in 1767-1770 as Dierkundig Mengelwerk. The present edition is a reissue with a new title-page. Binding rubbed, front hinge cracked, head of spine damaged, otherwise in good condition.

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      London, []. 1767 - Copper engraving (Good, strong engraving impression and full blank margins; a clean 10 cm tear entering image, but without loss and scarcely any effect upon the chart’s appearance, now closed from verso; a few small tears in blank margins, now closed from verso), sheet: 63.5 x 45.5 cm (25 x 18 inches); platemark: 59.5 x 37.5 cm (23.5 x 15 inches). A very rare sea chart of the South China Sea around the Karimata Islands, just the west of Borneo, based on an original manuscript made by the master of the ‘HMS Osterly’ during the Seven Years’ War, published by William Herbert. This very rare and fine sea chart depicts a track of the South China Sea, located between Sumatra and Borneo, focusing on the Karimata Islands. It is based on an original manuscript by John Powell, the Chief Mate of the HMS Osterly, a Royal Nay vessel that traversed these waters in 1758-9, during the Seven Years’ War. The chart was first published by William Herbert within the third edition of his very rare sea atlas, A New Directory of the East Indies (London, 1767). While these waters lay near one of the world’s great shipping routes, which ran through the Strait of Sunda up through the South China Sea, connecting Europe with the Far East, the area was, until this time, not well charted. While the Dutch East India Company (VOC) had a fine knowledge of the seas between Sumatra and Borneo, its policies of cartographic secrecy ensured that their knowledge was generally omitted from printed maps. Indeed, during the era of the Seven Years’ War (1756-63), when there was a spike in British maritime traffic in the region, the British found they possessed a very poor knowledge of this section of the South China Sea, let alone any useful charts. The HMS Osterly, travelling to and from Canton, China in 1758-9 had occasion to traverse these waters, the tracks of which are delineated on the present chart. The vessel’s Chief Master, John Powell, drafted the first detailed British chart of the region. Fortunately, the Osterly’s voyage is well recorded, as Powell’s original log, running from December 30, 1757 to February 26, 1760, is today preserved in the National Archives U.K. (ADM 55/145). CHECK OUR WEBSITE FOR A LOMGER DESCRIPTION References: Shirley, Maps in the Atlases of the British Library, vol. 2, M.HERB-1b, no. 14; M.HERB-1c, no. 14; M.HERB-1d, no. 47.

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        Histoire générale, critique et philologique de la musique...

      chez Pissot, 1767. Cm. 25,5, pp. xi (1) 189 (3). Con bell'antiporta allegorica e 60 tavole f.t. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana, dorso a nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi in oro. Tagli colorati. Qualche ritocco alle cuffie e leggere fioriture sparse, peraltro esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Come in tutti gli esemplare (vedi la copia digitalizzata della bibl. di Monaco) la numerazione delle tavole presenta dei salti. Opera interessante e poco comune, munita di un rilevante apparato iconografico.

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        Der grosse Calas, 1767

      - Technik: Radierung auf Papier. Beschriftung: unten rechts signiert und datiert: "Inv: peint & Grav

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        Instruction donn


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        L'ordre naturel et essentiel des soci

      chez Jean Nourse libraire & se trouve a Paris chez Desaint libraire, rue du Foin Saint Jacques, A Londres 1767 - 2 volumi in-12 (165x95 mm.), pp. XVI, 353, (3); pp. (4), 547, (1). Belle legature coeve in piena pelle marezzata, dorso a nervi con scomparti dorati, numerazioni di tomo e titoli incisi in oro su duplici tasselli in marocchino rosso. Tagli di rosso vivo. Bell'esemplare di questa edizione originale, di rilevante interesse per gli studi economici, apparsa nel medesimo anno anche nel formato dell'in-4. Bibliografia: Goldsmiths, 10270. Einaudi, 3307. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The history of the rise and progress of the charitable foundations of Church-Langton:

      8vo., (2) + 469 + (3)pp., including the final errata leaf (errata recto, advertisement verso), some minor soiling and foxing here and there including the title-page and following leaf, blank strip torn away from one leaf but nowhere near printed surface, in a very good old-style recent binding of quarter calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands and crimson label lettered in gilt. A good, well-bound, copy.Publisher: London: printed for the benefit of the Charity; and sold by J. Dodsley ?,Year: 1767Edition: First edition: scarce. Higgs 4181. Kress 6444. Not in Goldsmiths or Williams.

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        Edman, 1767. 4:o.

      (4),50 s. Fint mörkbrunt stänkdekorerat pappbd med grön titeletikett (Helena Strömquist). Gamla gröna snitt. Delvis något lagerfläckig. Bra ex, 1767. Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 1338. Björkbom Svensk porträttlitteratur 386. Enligt uppgift tryckt i 175 exemplar. "Catalogue" är den första förteckningen över svenska graverade porträtt. Carl Reinhold Berch (1706-77) hade själv en ansenlig samling av grafiska porträtt.

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        Cours complet d'optique

      Chez La veuve Girard|& chez Charles Antoine Jombert 1767 - - Chez La veuve Girard & chez Charles Antoine Jombert, A Avignon se vend A Paris 1767, In-4 (20x25,5cm), (6) iij-xxviij 472pp. et (2) 536pp. (1), relié. - Edition originale française dans la traduction de Esprit Pézenas, et illustrée de 73 planches dépliantes gravées par Faure et disséminées à l'intérieur des 2 tomes (astronomie, chambre obscure, télescope.). La première édition anglaise est parue en 1738 sous le titre A compleat system of opticks. Des additions viennent compléter l'ouvrage de Smith sur les découvertes en optiques qui ont été faites depuis la publication. Reliures en plein veau marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Coiffes arasées. Manque en queue du tome I le lon du mors supérieur. Mors ouverts en tête. Mors supérieur ouvert en queue au tome I et fendu au tome II. 4 Coins émoussés. Manque à la pièce de tomaison du tome I. Ensemble frotté. Etiquette de bibliothèque dans le 5e caisson avec la lettre N. Le plus important et le plus complet traité sur l'optique du XVIIIe. Il est à la fois un ouvrage populaire de vulgarisation et un traité scientifique et se compose de parties bien distinctes. La première, intitulé Traité populaire est un résumé de tous les phénomènes de l'optique avec ses expériences ; la seconde partie est une application de la géométrie dans la théorie de la lumière et de l'optique, la troisième section de l'ouvrage est un traité de méchanique appliqué à l'optique et destiné principalement aux artistes avec les procédés pour fabriquer des miroirs, lentilles, chambres obscures, verres polies. La quatrième partie est une histoire de l'astronomie et de ses découvertes. On notera que pour l'auteur, la lumière à un caractère corpusculaire malgré les doutes de Newton à ce sujet. Tampon en page de titre : Bibliothèque centrale Artillerie. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] French Edition in translating Spirit Pézenas, and illustrated 73 plates engraved by Faure. Binders full mottled calf contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. as exhibits in red morocco and volume number in black leather. (6) iij-xxviij 472pp. et (2) 536pp. (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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