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        L'antipapisme revelé ou Les Rêves de L'antipapiste

      - A Genève, Chez George Lapret, à l'Enseigne de la Mitre, 1767. Petit In 8°, veau blond, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches et retour des plats à décors de frises, tranches dorées, dos décoré avec petits manques. 40 et 128 pages. Bon état. Ecrivain, philosophe, polémiste, abbé défroqué, connu pour ses satires antireligieuses ou licencieuses (Compère Matthieu, La Chandelle d'Arras), il parcourut l'Europe pour échapper aux condamnations, mais finit sa vie en prison.

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        The Spirit of the Bankrupt Laws; Wherein are Principally Considered

      1767. Important Eighteenth-Century Treatise on English Bankruptcy Law Green, Edward. The Spirit of the Bankrupt Laws. Wherein are Principally Considered, The Power and Authority of the Commissioners, In, 1. Declaring the Party Bankrupt. 2. Seizing His Estate, And Summoning Him to Surrender. 3. Receiving Proof of the Debts of His Creditors. 4. Appointing, Chusing, and Removing Assignees. 5. Conveying and Selling his Estate and Effects. 6. Examining and Committing Him, His Wife, and Others. 7. Certifying His Conformity. 8. Dividing the Estate. 9. Ordering Him His Allowance, And Overplus. These are Fully Discussed and Explained, Particularly the Power of the Commissioners to Commit, From the Determinations of Lords Hardwicke, Mansfield, And of the Present Judges. With Precedents and Instructions. To Which is Prefix'd, A Discourse Concerning the Appointment, Qualifications, Fees, Authority, Duty, Indemnity, &c. of Commissioners of Bankrupts. London: Printed for J. Williams, 1767. viii, xii, [10], 434, [14] pp. Includes four-page publisher catalogue. 12mo. (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary calf, blind frames to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, a few shallow scuffs to boards, small chip to head of spine, corners bumped, front board beginning to separate (but still quite secure), rear hinge cracked. Light toning to text, darker in places, spotting to a few leaves, internally clean. Ex-library. Stamps to boards, edges and free endpapers, brief annotation to front free endpaper, perforated stamp to title page and following leaf. A solid copy. * First edition. "The book is clearly written and well arranged. It states the effect of the modern cases and statutes; but it is not a mere digest. It explains underlying principles, and gives a good account of the way in which the commissioners in practice conducted their business" (Holdsworth). The first edition was published in 1767, the final edition (the fourth) in 1780. All are scarce. OCLC locates -2 copies of the first edition in North America, 1 in a law library (University of Pennsylvania). Holdsworth, A History of English Law XII:388. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:542 (22).

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        Vollständige Abhandlung von denen Manufacturen und Fabriken. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Kopenhagen, Roth, 1767-61.. (19,5 x 12 cm). (24) 240 S./ (16) 562 (30) S. Mit 2 wiederholten Titelvignetten. Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung.. Eines von Justis Hauptwerken. Band 1 (in vermutlich 2. Auflage) enthält allgemeine Grundsätze und Betrachtungen. Band 2 (in erster Ausgabe) beschreibt die einzelnen Manufakturen und Fabriken, unterteilt nach ihren Materialien. - Justi (1720-1771) ist zwar eine überaus schillernde Persönlichkeit, dennoch gilt er als "der große Systematiker und Vollender des Kameralismus" (Tautscher). Er gehört zu den kenntnisreichsten Technologen, die Deutschland je gehabt hat. - Name auf Titel. Vorderer Vorsatz erneuert. Stellenweise gering gebräunt und mit schwachem Wasserrand. Letztes Blatt mit kleiner Fehlstelle im weißen Rand. Rücken unbedeutend restauriert. Insgesamt dekoratives Exemplar in guter Erhaltung. - DSB 7, 201

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        Anno Regni Georgii III. Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae

      1767. [BRITISH THEATER]. Great Britain. Anno Regni Georgii III. Regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, Septimo [-Vicesimo Septimo] ... 12 pamphlets, various paginations. Folio, ca. 305 x 195 mm., printed in Roman and English black-letter. Disbound, housed in a full-cloth box with leather label on spine. London: Printed by Mark Baskett, [later Charles Eyre and William Strahan], 1767 [-1787].|~| |~||~||~||~||~| A collection of twelve scarce Parliamentary acts from the reign of George III, all of considerable interest to historians of British theater. This set is mainly concerned with the licensing and funding of provincial theaters, and contains early references to theaters in a number of towns and villages that were fairly remote from London at this time. Collections of this type, culled as it is from the vast print-run of eighteenth-century Parliamentary acts, would be nearly impossible to put together today. Contents of the collection: "An Act for extending the Royalty of the City if Edinburgh over certain adjoining Lands [...] and to enable His Majesty to grant Letters Patent for establishing a Theatre in the City of Edinburgh, or Suburbs thereof." 5ff. 1767. "An Act to enable his Majesty to license a Playhouse in the City of Bath." 2ff. 1768. "An Act for licensing a Playhouse within the City of Norwich." 2ff. 1768. "An Act for enabling his Majesty to license a Playhouse in the City of York; an in the Town and County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull." 2ff. 1769. "An Act to enable His Majesty to license a Playhouse in the Town of Liverpoole (sic), in the County Palatine of Lancaster." 2ff. 1771. "An Act for enabling His Majesty to license a Playhouse in the Town of Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster." 2ff. 1775. "An Act for better securing a Fund, belonging to certain Persons of the Theatre Royal in Drury-lane, applicable to charitable Uses; and for other Purposes therein mentioned." 4ff. 1776. "An act for securing a Fund, belonging to certain persons of the Theatre Royal, Covent-garden, applicable to charitable Uses; and for other Purposes." 4ff. 1776. "An act to enable His Majesty to license a Theatre in the City of Chester." 2ff. 1777. "An Act to enable His Majesty to license a Theatre in the City of Bristol." 2ff. 1778. "An Act to enable His Majesty to license a Playhouse within the Town and Port of Margate, in the Isle of Thanet, in the County of Kent, under certain Restrictions therein limited." 2ff. 1786. "An Act to enable His Majesty to license a Playhouse in the Town and County of the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne." 2ff. 1787. All are lightly browned, with sewing holes stabbed through the pages near the spine. The largest is slightly chipped around the edges. Otherwise these pamphlets are in uniformly excellent condition.

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        Catalogue systématique et raisonné des Curiosités de la Nature et de l'Art, qui composent le Cabinet de M. Davila, Avec figures en taille-douce (.).

      - Paris, Briasson, 1767. 3 volumes in-8, plein veau havane moucheté de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons fleuronnés et cloisonnés, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin bordeaux et havane, filets sur les coupes, tranches rouges, xxxv, (1), 571 p.; vi, 656 p.; vi, 290, (6), 286, (1) p. et 30 planches gravées hors-texte. Remarquable catalogue de vente d'une des collections d'histoire naturelle les plus célèbres du XVIIIe siècle, illustré de 30 planches hors texte, dont 9 dépliantes par C. Bresse. Il concerne les coquillages (tome I), les minéraux (tome II) et les pétrifications (tome III). La rédaction est due à l'abbé Gua de Malves pour les coquillages, l'abbé Grimaud pour les bronzes et les médailles, Rémy pour les estampes et les dessins, Romé de l'Isle pour le reste. Pedro Franco Dávila (1711-1786), naturaliste équatorien, illustrateur spécialisé dans les invertébrés marins, les minéraux et les fossiles, avait passé près de vingt ans en France à édifier sa collection. Par la suite, il fonda, à l'initiative de Charles III, le "Real Gabinete de Historia Natural" de Madrid dont il devint directeur. La vente des objets contenus dans ce catalogue eut lieu à l'amiable et en bloc jusqu'au 25 octobre 1767, puis aux enchères en détail à partir du jeudi 12 novembre de la même année. Une grande partie de cette vente vint enrichir l'importante collection Montribloud, dispersée, elle, en 1784. Quelques rousseurs et petites traces de restaurations à la reliure. (Sinkankas, ‘Gemology Bibliography’, 1594. Nissen, ‘Die Botanische Buchillustration’, ZBI, 1050). Signature ex-libris à la plume de l’époque sur les titres: "Alph: Dr". Très bel exemplaire, très bien relié à l’époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Professando i voti solenni nell' insigne Monistero delle canonichesse lateranesi di S Maria delle Grazie detto di Mortara in Ferrara la signora Maria Ludovica Tabacchi che prende i nomi di Donna Maria Elisabetta Teresa RIME dedicate al merito sempre ... grande dell'illustrissimo e reverendissimo Monsignore Agostino Giacco, Vicarion Generale di Ferrara

      Ferrara ; Tommaso Fornari con licenza de' superiori, 1767. 1st Edition. Unbound as issued. Minor dust-dulling to the extremities. Remains exceptionally well-preserved given its original ephemeral nature. 11 poems - 4 verse quatrians. Head pieces. Final verse signed 'Sig. N.N.' and following, in manuscript, 'Don Domenioco Saller'. Other authors include Sig. carlo Dott. Freguglia, Sig. Giovangiorlamo Agnelli, Sig. Abb. Niccoloa Codeca, & Sig. D. Onofrio Minzoni. Subjects; Occasional verses - Christian - Italy - 18th Century. Printing history - Italy (Ferrara) - Specimens - 18th Century.

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        Fürstenfeldbruck - Neustift/bei Freising - Schlehdorf - Weihenstephan.

      Mchn., Bibliopolio Elector. Academico, 1767.. 22 x 16,5 cm. 3 Bl., 610 S., 14 Bl. Index. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette und 12 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von J.A. Zimmermann. Ldr. d. Zt. mit Rvergoldung.. 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 berieben. Innen sauber und frisch.

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

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

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        Oeuvres diverses, traduites de l'anglois. Nouvelle édition, revue et augmentée d'un grand nombre de Pièces qui n'avoient point encore été traduites. Avec de très belles figures en taille-douce

      New edition, illustrated with a frontispiece by Delamonce, a portrait engraved by Kornlein and 23 figures by Frankendaal. This edition contains two volumes of more than 1754. Full Sheepskin brown mottled. Back tooled raised. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Caps head partly threadbare to volumes III, VI and VIII. Minor defects. 4 corners bumped. Good enough decorative series. Volumes 6-8 contain the correspondence of Pope, notably with Swift and Gay. Pope was both a classic poet (the largest of the first half of the eighteenth) a philosopher noted for his Essay on Man, as well as a novelist: Memory of Martin Scrivelius. Works contain particular critical essays. Chez Arkstée & Merkus A Amsterdam et a Leipzig 1767 8 tomes en 8 Vol. in 12 (9,5x16,5cm) LX,LX, 343 ; IV, 358 ; II, 352 ; II, 418 ; IV, 396 ; XII, 392 ; XII, 351 (mal chiffrée 451) ; XV, (1), 364 pp. relié

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        Mémoires pour servir a l'histoire de la maison de Brandenbourg. D'après l'original. (3 Tle. in 1 Bd.).

      Kl.4°, 1 Bl. gest. Frontispiz, Titelbl. in rot und schwarz m. gest. Vign., XVI Bl., 208 S.; 2 Bll., 212 S.; 1 Bl., 154 S., Vign. m. 2 weitere Vign. von Schleuen, 21 gest. Initialen, 30 Kuperstich-Vign. v. G. Fr. Schmidt sowie 2 gefalt. Kupferstich Stammtaf., 2 Faltkarten)., HLdr. der Zeit über 5 echten Bünden, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, Deckel etwas fleckig und berieben, Ecken etwas stärker, innen sauber Text. franz. Cohen/Ricci 411; Holzmann-Bohatta III, 4260; - Zweite Ausgabe der Mémoires Friedrichs des Große (1712-1786) mit den reizenden Vignetten. Das Werk erschien erstmals 1751 nur in kleiner Auflage als Privatdruck für Freunde des Herrschers. Der Geschichte des Hauses Brandenburg ist ein "Discours Preliminaire" vorangestellt. Georg Friedrich Schmidt (1712-1775) gilt neben Johann Heinrich Meil (1729-1803) und Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801) als Hauptvertreter des Berliner Kupferstiches im 18. Jahrhundert. 2200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoires pour servir a l'histoire de la maison de Brandenbourg. D'apres l'original. (3 Tle. in 1 Bd.).

      Berlin, Christian Friedrich Voss, 1767. Kl.4°, 1 Bl. gest. Frontispiz, Titelbl. in rot und schwarz m. gest. Vign., XVI Bl., 208 S.; 2 Bll., 212 S.; 1 Bl., 154 S., Vign. m. 2 weitere Vign. von Schleuen, 21 gest. Initialen, 30 Kuperstich-Vign. v. G. Fr. Schmidt sowie 2 gefalt. Kupferstich Stammtaf., 2 Faltkarten)., HLdr. der Zeit über 5 echten Bünden, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, Deckel etwas fleckig und berieben, Ecken etwas stärker, innen sauber Preis in CHF: 1300. Text. franz. Cohen/Ricci 411; Holzmann-Bohatta III, 4260; - Zweite Ausgabe der Memoires Friedrichs des Große (1712-1786) mit den reizenden Vignetten. Das Werk erschien erstmals 1751 nur in kleiner Auflage als Privatdruck für Freunde des Herrschers. Der Geschichte des Hauses Brandenburg ist ein "Discours Preliminaire" vorangestellt. Georg Friedrich Schmidt (1712-1775) gilt neben Johann Heinrich Meil (1729-1803) und Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801) als Hauptvertreter des Berliner Kupferstiches im 18. Jahrhundert.

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        Gramatica Arabica

      A. Schultens hizo muy buenos trabajos sobre el árabe y el hebreo y está presente en todas las bibliografías. Ejemplar en muy buen estado a pesar de la edad, bien conservado. Terminología en árabe, griego, hebreo y latín. A. Schultens did very good work on the Arabic and Hebrew and is present in all the bibliographies. Copy in very good condition despite the age, well preserved. Terminology in Arabic, Greek, Hebrew and Latin.

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        Essai sur le Pouls, Par rapport aux affections des principaux Organes, avec des figures qui représentent les Caracteres du Pouls dans ces Affections. Ouvrage augmente d'un Abregé de la Docrtine et la Pratique de Solano, d'après les Livres originaux & autres Ouvrages Espagnols, & d'une Dissertation sur la Théorie du Pouls. traduite du Latin de Mr. Fleming. Membre du College des Médecins de Londres

      Montpellier: Chez la Veuve de Jean Martel, 1767 - First edition of Foquet's (1727-1806) work on the pulse, bound with the first edition in French of Fleming's treatise on the pulse doctrine of Solano. "Fouquet's essay contrives to combine the organic pulses of his teacher Théophile de Bordeu and critical pulses of Solano and his disiple Nihell. The book is notable or its remarkable graphic representations of various pulses. Fouquet is described by Ewart as the father of modern tactile spygmology First edition, with half title. 8vo. With One folding plate. [12], lxiv, 399, [1]; viii, 38, [6] pp. Bound in contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine, edges red, some rubbing, else fine. Bedford 37; Quérard III-177 ; Wellcome p.46; see Hirsch p. 413; Blake 152 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Belisarius

      London - P. Vaillant, 1767 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Full calf leather binding with gilt borders to the boards Jean-Franois Marmontel (July 11, 1723 December 31, 1799) was a French historian and writer, a member of the Encyclopediste movement. In 1758 he gained the patronage of Madame de Pompadour, who obtained for him a place as a civil servant, and the management of the official journal Le Mercure, in which he had already begun the famous series of Contes moraux. The merit of these tales lies partly in the delicate finish of the style, but mainly in the graphic and charming pictures of French society under King Louis XV. The author was elected to the Acadmie franaise in 1763. In 1767 he published Blisaire, now remarkable in part because of a chapter on religious toleration which incurred the censure of the Sorbonne and the archbishop of Paris. Marmontel retorted in Les Incas (1778) by tracing the cruelties in Spanish America to the religious fanaticism of the invaders. Condition: The binding is split in the centre and the two halves are holding very loosely by the cords only and may fully detach in the post. The rear board is attached but the front board is detached though present. The rear outer hinge is cracked but holding. There is some wear to the extremities including some chips with loss to the top and tail of the spine and loss of half the spine label. The corners are also a little bumped. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some mild spots in places. Overall the book is very good internally in fair binding..

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        Remarks on a Pamphlet Lately published by the Rev. Mr. Maskelyne, under the Authority of the Board of Longitude

      1 p.l., 34 pp. Title ruled in red. 8vo, modern half-calf & marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: W. Sandby, 1767. First edition and very rare; inscribed on the title "For Mr Bowman." This is Harrison's impassioned reply to Maskelyne's An Account of the going..., published earlier in the year. Harrison defends his chronometer against the charges of Maskelyne that the instrument did not keep accurate time. Harrison points out that, eliminating the going in unwarranted positions and temperatures (four vertical positions and face downwards and in temperatures ranging from freezing to well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit), the accuracy complied with that required by the Act. Fine copy and, for some reason, very rare. ❧Baillie, Clocks and Watches. An Historical Bibliography, p. 272. .

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        Picturae Etruscorum in Vasculis nunc primum in unum collectae. Vol. Primum (of 3). Tabulas C. continens aere insculptas.

      Rome, Joannis Zempel, 1767. Folio. Contemp. hcalf. Spine gilt with gilt lettering. Spine slightly rubbed. the marbled paper on covers with some wear. Corners a bit bumped. A large, completely uncut copy. Htitle. Engraved handcoloured frontispiece.Title-page in red/black with handcoloured engraved vignette. LXXX (lacking 4 leaves (= XLIII-XLVI), XLVII-XLVIII in duplicate), 106,(2 - errat-leaf). Handcoloured textillustrations, handcoloured headpiece and initial and 100 fine handcoloured plates (10 double-page). Text as well as plates wide-margined (uncut) and clean, printed on thick paper. On verso of plate I a painting in watercolour.. First edition (volume one only) of this profusely illustrated and highly estimated work on etruscan vases, coloured after the original vases in the Vatican and other museums in Italy. Giovanni Battista Passeri was archaeologist and antiquary to the Grand Duke of Tuscany

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        A rare, coveted signed volume from the library of Thomas Jefferson, one of his most recommended for historical and legal reading

      Memoires de Maximilien de Bethune, Duc de Sully, Principal Ministre de Henri le Grand;... Nouvelle Edition.... (Londres, 1767). Vol. 8, 12mo, vi, 375pp.,bound in contemporary French mottled calf gilt, morocco spine labels. Signed with his ownership initial, "T" beside the printed binder's signature mark ("I") at the bottom of page 187 (Jefferson's typical style of ownership signature used in books from his library in which he substituted "I" for "J"). Bound in contemporary calf boards with ribbed, titled spine. Bindings worn and cracked at joins, occasional minor fox mark, some light tanning, overall, very good condition. Sowerby notes that Sully?s Memoires ?are usually included in Jefferson?s lists of recommended historical reading.? Sowerby further notes that the first set that Jefferson owned, the set that was part of the library he sold the to Library of Congress, was the 1778 edition, purchased from Frullé in September, 1788. The present volume was almost certainly purchased as a set by Jefferson to replace the volumes sold to the Library of Congress in 1815. This volume is from the set listed in the 1829 auction catalogue of Jefferson?s library, but it was apparently kept by Thomas Jefferson Randolph, his grandson. It is not surprising that Jefferson would recommend Sully?s memoirs as part of a course of historical reading, or that he would be sure to have a set at hand for himself?"the two men shared several common notions. Maximilien de Bethune, duc de Sully (1560-1641) served King Henry IV of France in several capacities, as an army officer, engineer, Superintendent of Finances, and as a confidential advisor. As did Jefferson, Sully strongly favored agriculture over industry as an economic base, and encouraged its expansion. He also encouraged stock raising and forbade the destruction of forests. In order to facilitate trade, Sully encouraged internal improvements, sponsoring canals, roads, and bridges, and he abolished export fees on grains and wine. The first portion of Sully?s memoirs were originally published in 1638, and the work was translated into several languages and reprinted often. Jefferson compiled three substantial libraries in his lifetime, but books from his collection are exceptionally scarce on the market. To find a set of books that Jefferson thought of so highly, and with whose author he was in such agreement, is rare indeed. (Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 199). Volumes from Jefferson's library infrequently appear on the market. We are aware of three that have appeared on the market in the past fifteen years, all signed in the same fashion, and have brought from $25,000 to over $40,000 at auction. Most recently, on December 16, 2014, a volume from this very same set (but not in as nice condition as ours) sold for over $28,000 (with buyers premium) at public auction:http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/32447170_rare-volume-from-thomas-jeffersonandrsquos-personalProvenance:1. Thomas Jefferson2. Thomas Jefferson Randolph as was noted in a separate volume from the original set "Th:J/Edge Hill? Virginia"3. Sarah N. Randolph penciled signature on slip, also unidentified floor plan separate volume4. William Randolph Hearst sold at auction:5. Hammer Galleries, Gimbel Bros., Feb 1941, p. 226, item 750, purchased by:6. Dr. Alice Watson 1941 by descent to7. An heir of Dr. Watson

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        Ius Naturae in usum auditorum. Editio sexta emendatior. Pars Posterior: Compectens Ius Familiae, Ius publicum et Ius Gentium. (Vorgebunden:) Prolegomena juris naturalis in usum auditorum. Curatius exarata et tertium edita.

      Göttingen, Im Verlag von Victor Bossiegel, 1767-68.. 6. Aufl. 3 Tle. (in 1 Band). 8vo. (Prolegomena:) 8 Bll., 129 S., 5 Bll. (Index), XVI, 272, XVI, 252 S., 10 Bll. (Index). Einfacher zeitgenössischer Pappband. (Ebd. etw. berieben).. Letzte von Achenwall bearbeitete Ausgabe des wichtigen Werkes, der Geburtsstunde der Rechtsphilosophie als juristisches Grundlagenfach! - Achenwall (1719-1772) nahm 1748 einen Ruf an die Universität Göttingen an, wo er Kollege von Pütter wurde. Dort wurde er im Jahre 1751 zum außerordentlichen Professor ernannt. Zwei Jahre später folgte die Ernennung zum ao. Professor für Rechtsgelehrsamkeit. Im gleichen Jahr erhielt Achenwall den Lehrstuhl für Philosophie und promovierte im Jahre 1762 zum Doktor beider Rechte. Das wichtige Werk zum Naturrecht publizierte er im Jahre 1750 gemeinsam mit seinem Freunde Johann Stephan Pütter, übernahm schließlich die Edition allein und gab dieses Werk erstmals im Jahre 1755 heraus.

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        Het Overvloeijend Herte : Of, Nagelaten Verzen / Van Jan Luiken; ... Met Vyf En Tachentig Konstige Figuuren ... Door Cornelis Van Noorde

      Haarlem : C. H. Bohn, 1767, Paperback, First EditionBound in contemporary stiff card; terminal page attached. Page edges ceased as with age. An uncommonly good example of a scarce edition. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 281 pages; Description: [12], 281, [5] p. : ill. (copper engravings) ; 19 cm. (8vo) . Subjects: Bellinckhuys, Roelof. Didactic poetry, Emblem Books - Dutch. Mysticism - Poetry. Related item: Referenced by: Landwehr 420; Springer 5103.

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        Bélisaire

      Paris: Chez Merlin 8vo (19.9 cm, 7.8"). [4], x, 340, [6] pp.; 4 plts.. 1767 First edition, early state, featuring the frontispiece and three copper-engraved plates designed by Gravelot. Quickly translated into numerous languages following its initial publication, Marmontel's controversial philosophical novel was written in great part in the hope that its retelling of the story of Gen. Flavius Beisarius of the Byzantine Empire would convince Louis XV to become, himself, the longed-for Philosopher-King. Chapter 15, however, in which Marmontel advocates freedom of opinion and religious tolerance, inspired extensive commentary by Voltaire and others and brought on condemnation by both the Sorbonne and the Archbishop of Paris — though it may ultimately have helped the Huguenot cause. Merlin also printed a duodecimo edition in 1767; in the present edition, "Fragmens de philosophie morale" is found on pp. 273–340, followed by the Addition and Approbation. Provenance: Front pastedown with large, round, gilt-stamped armorial leather bookplate of notable 19th-century book collector Edward Hailcrone; smaller, round, cream-colored leather gilt-stamped “I.T.” bookplate with motto “Inter folia fructus” of 19th-century bookseller and bookcollector James Toovey; and paper bookplate of Sir Montague Shearman. Binding: Contemporary crimson morocco, covers framed in gilt triple fillets; spine gilt extra with gilt-stamped leather labels, board edges and turn-ins with gilt rolls. This volume (complete in itself) seems at one time to have been part of a set of Marmontel's works, and bears an (unnumbered) spine label reading "Oeuvres de Marmontel. Binding as above, with edges, extremities, and joints showing minor rubbing. Front pastedown with bookplates as above; front free endpaper with affixed slip of early cataloguing; rear pastedown with small chip out of paper. Light spots of foxing, slightly heavier around plates. All edges gilt.

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        A Short Introduction to English Grammar with Critical Notes

      A. Millar, T. Cadell and J. Dodsley, 1767. Hardcover. Fair/No Dustjacket. 1767. 205 pages. No dust jacket. Brown leather boards. Tanned, foxed and occasionally grubby pages with bright copy and firm binding. Previous owner name and large scratches to the front paste-down. Cracked hinge exposing binding and slightly loosening front board but text block still firm. Boards are stained, scratched, scuffed and bowed with areas of darkening and bleaching to extremities and heavy shelf-wear and tearing to edges and corners. The spine is sunned, torn and worn with reasonable bumping.

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        ESSAI SUR LA POPULATION DE L'AMERIQUE : Quand et comment l'Amérique a-t-elle été peuplée d'hommes et d'animaux ?

      A Amsterdam, Chez Marc Michel Rey, 1767 - 5 tomes en 4 volumes (complet), in-12, reliés, dos à nerfs avec titre et fleurons dorés, 454 + 384 + 388 + 359 + 228 pages. 4 coiffes partiellement manquantes, certains coins légèrement émoussés, dont un plus largement, une petite tache sur une tranche, un petit accident sur une coupe, une inscription à l'encre sur la page de garde du tome 4. Très bons exemplaires, un peu secs, sans aucune rousseur. Edition rarissime ! Expédition (tarifs de La Poste en vigueur) : colissimo.

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        Abels Död, Et Rim-Digt udi fem Sange ved Gessner. Efter Hubers franske Edition oversat af Hans Pontoppidan.

      . Kbhvn. 1767. Kobberst. titelvignet. 190 s. Samt. helskindsbd. uden rygtitel. * Bibl. Dan. IV, 271..

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        Manoeuvres for a Battalion of Infantry upon fixed principles. With thirty-two copper plates. By a German officer

      London: J Millan, second edition , 1767. 32 pages. 32 plates coloured by hand on 20 sheets many of which are folding. Later full calf. The second edition was much enlarged. Houlding comments 'This small drill book laid out a series of manoeuvres for the battalion, most of which were described in the 1764 Regulations, but which were here performed in a fashion more sophisticated than that laid down in the regulations.'

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        Salomon Haasens. Rechenmeister zu Darmstadt. Einfacher und Doppelter Buchhalter. * [11] – umfasst: Titel- u. Widmungsblatt, Vorbericht + erster Teil von ersten Kapitel: a.) „Unterricht zum Memorial oder Strazza der einfachen Buchhaltung", beginnt S. 4 – 8 b. Memorial auf das Jahr 1766 – [2], 11 – 144/1 – 134 c.) Unterricht zum Journal der einfachen Buchhaltung – [2] 147 – 148 d.) Journal auf das Jahr 1766 Lit. A. – [2] 151 – 264/1 – 114 e.) Unterricht zum Haupt-Buch der einfachen Buchhaltung – [3] 268 – 272 f.) Haupt-Buch auf das Jahr 1766 Lit A. - [3] 276 – 379/1 – 52ff gleichpaginiert auf beiden Seiten + [1] g.) Alphabetisches Register über das Haupt-Buch Lit. A. – [2] 383 – 391 + [1] h.) Unterricht zum Causa-Buch – [3] 396 – 400 i.) Cass

      Frankfurt am Main: Andreäische Buchhandlung 1767 - LWd., 1030 S. mit- gestochener Titelkupfer-Vignette u. zahlreichen Kopf-, Schlußvignetten im Text, 8°. Neuzeitiger Einband mit Rückengoldprägung. Gefärbter Kopfschnitt. Exemplar in sehr gutem Zustand. Seiten stellenweise gering gebräunt oder stockfleckig. Sehr selten. sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reglas / de orthographia, / Diccionario, / y Arte / del idioma Othomi, / Breve instrucción para los principiantes, que dictó , Cathedratico Proprietario de dicho Idioma / en el Real, y Pontificio Colegio Seminario, / ( ). Dedícalo / al Gloriosissimo / Señor San Joseph, / Padre Putativo del Verbo Eterno, / y bajo su Proteccion lo saca à luz, México, Imprenta de la Bibliotheca Mexicana, 1767.

      1767 - In-12º.- (12 h.) 160 p.- Portada enmarcada por orla tipográfica.- Grabado de la Sagrada Familia adherido en el v. de la hoja blanca preliminar, en sustitución del grabado original de San José y el Niño, faltante en la mayoría de los ejemplares.- Con la rara hoja grabada de erratas (inserta entre p. 12 y 13).- Antigua encuadernación en becerro marmolado, tapas enmarcadas por orla dorada, lomo liso con orlas doradas.- Insignificantes motas de herrumbre.- PRIMERA EDICIÓN, MUY RARA.- Excelente ejemplar. MEDINA, MEXICO, 5174. GARCÍA ICAZBALCETA, LENGUAS, 55. VIÑAZA 356. SABIN 52413. PALAU 190159. JCB, III, 1588. SABIN, 52413. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Letters of the right honourable Lady M-y W-y M-e; written during her travels in Europe, Asia and Africa, to persons of distinction . which contain, among other curious relations, accounts of the policy and manners of the Turks. New edition.

      - London, T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, 1767.3 volumes. Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf with gilt fillets round sides (some hinges weak), spines ribbed with red morocco title-labels (extremities sl. dam.). XII,(4),180; (4),195; (4),230 pp.* First published in 1763; with written owner's name Moseley 1767. - Lady Mary Worthly Montague (1689-1762) was the first lady to travel abroad for mere curiosity's sake. In 1716 she accompanied her husband, Edward Montague, on his diplomatic mission to Constantinople, making the journey overland. The letters she wrote back home are justly ranked among the most celebrated of their kind in a century richly endowed with excellent letterwriters. She became a great admirer of Turkish culture and her work includes in sights that were exceptional for their time. A year after her death, her Turkish letters were published for the first time and they have not been out of print since. Blackmer collection 1150; Atabey collection 829; Gay 94; Paulitschke 682; Robinson, Wayward women, p.32-34. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia recognita, aucta, emendata, multis in locis Accessit V.Cl. Joannis Barbeyracii Historica Vitae Auctoris narratio

      apud Theodorum Haak,, Lugduni Batavorum, 1767 - Due volumi in uno di cm. 32, (22) 529 (23); (4) 464 (14). Primo frontespizi in rosso e nero con fregio xilografico. Splendida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, dorso a nervi con ricchi fregi in oro. Piatti inquadrati da vari ordini di filetti con affascinante stemma centrale in oro. Manca una preliminare, verosimilmente il ritratto. Esemplare peraltro in eccellente stato di conservazione. L'autore (1647-1725), giurista olandese fu autore di numerose opere significative per lo studio delle fonti letterarie ed epigrafiche. La presente edizione raccoglie i suoi maggiori scritti. Bell'esemplare, impreziosito da una legatura di grande fascino. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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: Printed by Joseph Harrop. 1767. First Edition. Hardcover. ix, [1], [3]-92pp. There are two minor pagination errors: page 69 is erroneously numbered 68; the page number 76 is missing. The text is complete. Recent dark brown patterned paper over boards, spine lettered in gold. One engraved table and twelve engraved plates. Occasional light foxing, old repair to title page, otherwise very clean. A very good+ copy. ; Octavo .

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        L'Histoire Naturelle éclaircie dans une de ses parties principales l'ornithologie, qui traite des oiseaux de terre, de mer et de riviere

      Debure Pere, Paris 1767 - (11 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches). Half-title. xii, [4], 464pp. 31 hand-colored engraved plates, engraved by and after Martinet. Contemporary green morocco, covers bordered with a triple gilt fillet, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges Provenance: Mark Masterman Sykes (vellum gilt booklabel) A very fine copy of the first French edition of the ornithological portions of Ray's `Synopsis methodica avium & piscium' (London, 1713), here in its most desirable form with the plates hand-coloured. A translation of John Ray's posthumous work in Latin, Synopsis Avium (1713), this edition greatly augmented by François Salerne with his own observations and others taken from Belon, Aldrovanus, Willughby, Gesner and Linnaeus. "The whole constitutes a work on ornithology of considerable value, furnishing a description of many species of birds, their habits, physical characters, vulgar names," (Wood) and other information. Of further note are the illustrations, engraved by and after Martinet. The present copy is one only a few deluxe examples with hand coloured plates. The "Avertissement" mentions (English translation follows): "Ce Livre est orné de trente-une Planches, qui représentent la figure de cent Oiseaux. Ces Planches sont supérieurement executes par un des plus habiles Artistes que nous ayons en ce genre? Ils ont tous été dessinès & graves d'après nature? Comme les Planches les mieux gravées ne sauroient marquer parfaitement les couleurs naturelles des objets qu'elles représentent, le Librarire avertit les Amateurs & les Curieux, qu'il a fait colorier d'après nature un petit nombre d'Exemplaires des Planches de cet Ouvrage: on y verra les Oiseaux avec toute la beauté, la vivacité & les differentes nuances de leurs couleurs. Ces Planches sont peintes & coloriées d'apès nature, avec le plus grand soin. Chaque Exemplaire ainsi peint & colorié se vendra 150 liv. relié magnifiquement en maroquin." (p. viii). [This book is decorated with 31 plates, which include one hundred figures of birds. These plates are executed in a superior fashion by one of the best artists that we have working in this field? They are all drawn and engraved after nature? As even the best engravings cannot adequately portray the natural colours of their subjects, the Publishers advise both the amateur and the dilettanti, that they have had a small number of sets of the plates to this work coloured from nature: one is thus able to appreciate the full beauty of the birds, their liveliness and the range of the colouring. These plates are drawn and coloured from nature, in the best possible taste. Each example so coloured will be offered for sale at 150 liv., magnificently bound in morocco.] Anker 414; Cottrell 16l; Fine Birds Books (1990) p. 133; Keynes Ray 106; Nissen IVB 757; Nissen SVB 397; Ronsil 2683; Thiébaud 823. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historisk, Oeconomisk och Geographisk Beskrifning öfver Christianstads Län uti Hertigdömet Skane.

      . Lund: C.G. Berling 1767. Med kobberstukket titelblad og stort foldet kobberstukket kort. 325 + (23) s. Samtidigt slidt papiromslag. * Warmholtz 601..

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        Arnoldi VINNII JC. INSTITUTIONUM Imperialium COMENTARIUS Academicus, et Forensis. JO. GOTTI. HEINECCIUS JC.

      Fratrum de Tournes, Lyon 1767 - Arnoldi VINNII JC. INSTITUTIONUM Imperialium COMENTARIUS Academicus, et Forensis. JO. GOTTI. HEINECCIUS JC. recenfuit, & Proesationem Notulasque adjecit. Ouvrage en deux volumes (complet) in_4 reliés (25 cm x 19 cm) reliure plein veau marbré glacé brun, dos à cinq nerfs, caissons ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et tomaison maroquin brun, toutes tranches groseille, chez Fratrum de Tournes, Lugduni, 1767 premier volume : 568 pages second volume : 998 pages, numérotation continue, suivies d'un index, suivies de 194 pages d'un Quaestrionum Bon état d'usage (couvertures griffées et tachés, bon état d'ensemble) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Confessional: Or a Full and Free Inquiry into the Right, Utility, Edification, and Success, Of Establishing Systematical Confessions of Faith and Doctrine in Protestant Churches

      London: Printed for S. Bladon, 1767. xliii, [1], xciii, [1], 410pp. Contemporary red morocco, gilt, by John Matthewman for Thomas Hollis, with gilt decorative toolling after designs by Cipriani: caduceus to upper board, rod of Aesculapius to spine, a branch to lower board. Smoke prints of Britannia and an owl in black on blank fly-leaves at front and rear respectively, as occasionally seen in Hollis bindings. Ink inscription of the author's name, Francis Blackburne, to rear. Bookplate of Josephine Dockard Drysdale to verso of FFEP. Slightly rubbed, some fading to spine. Thomas Hollis (1720-1774), English republican philosopher and biblio-philanthropist was influential in the publication of the first three editions of Archdeacon Francis Blackburne's politically and theologically incendiary work The Confessional. Hearing of the manuscript attack on the restrictive conformity of Anglican doctrine and specifically the 39 Articles through Bishop Law, Hollis commissioned Andrew Miller to procure and publish the work. Miller duly succeeded, first publishing the work in 1766, apparently with 'signs of Hollis' influence' in the design of the title page (Bond, W.H. Thomas Hollis of Lincoln's Inn. Cambridge, 1990), albeit with the name of his sometime associate Samuel Bladon to the imprint. A transatlantic pamphlet war involving Archbishop Secker, Caleb Fleming and Blackburne's son-in-law John Disney (eventual beneficiary of the Hollis estate) followed the first edition, provoking publication of this second in 1767 and a third edition in 1770. The connection between Hollis and Blackburne persisted, with the latter compiling Memoirs of Thomas Hollis (London, 1780). Copies of all three editions of The Confessional were acquired by Hollis for distribution in Europe and America, and several similarly bound examples are held in the libraries at Princeton, St Andrews and of course at Harvard, who were major beneficiaries of Holli's donations. This item was possibly lot 361, Sothebys 1956 Hely Hutchinson sale - else another identically bound copy with the same tooling. Sawyer, £16 ESTC T67379.. Second Edition. 8vo.

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        Prinz Heinrich von Preußen

      1767. . Georg Friedrich Schmidt (1712 Schönerlinde bei Berlin - 1775 Berlin). Prinz Heinrich von Preußen. Nach Carle van Loo, 1767. Radierung auf starkem Bütten, 50,5 x 36 cm, unten rechts in der Platte signiert "Grave par G. F. Schmidt, Graveur du Roy 1767.". Wessely 49 II (von III). Vor dem Doppelpunkt zwischen "Roy" und Jahreszahl. Ausgezeichneter Druck mit schmalem Rändchen. Geringe Papierschäden und Knitterspuren an der linken oberen Ecke außerhalb der Darstellung, leicht angestaubt, sonst von sehr guter Erhaltung. zum Werk Der nach einem Ölgemälde von Charles-Amedee-Philippe van Loo angefertigte Kupferstich zeigt den 39jährigen Prinzen und jüngeren Bruder Friedrichs II., Heinrich von Preußen, in einem repräsentativen Arrangement, wie es Hyacinthe Rigaud, an dem sich Schmidt in Paris geschult hatte, auf vollendete Weise entwickelt hat. In vollem Ornament, mit dem Hohen Orden vom Schwarzen Adler versehen, 'thront' der Prinz unter einem weiten, im barocken Gestus pneumatisch aufwehenden Baldachinstoff. Das hinter ihm aufwirbelnde, in einer Dreiecksform auf seine Schulterpartie zulaufende Tuch bildet den Fond, vor dem der Kopf des Prinzen - wie in einem für sich bestehenden Porträt - freigestellt ist. Den herrschaftlichen-barocken Gestus relativierend sitzt Prinz Heinrich mit elegant überschlagenen Beinen da und wendet sich in einladender Gestik an den Betrachter. Trotz dieser beinahe familiär-intimen Situation verbleibt der Prinz aber dennoch in herrschaftlichen Unnahbarkeit, was durch den parallel zur Beinhaltung verlaufenden Paradedegen unterstrichen wird, der die ästhetische Grenze zum Betrachter hin markiert. Schmidt gelingt es, die ganz besondere Farbqualität eines van Loo in das Medium der Druckgrafik zu übersetzten. Zum einen, indem er die spezifischen Stoffqualitäten zur Erscheinung bringt - sei es der haptisch wirkende Fellbesatz oder die im Licht changierende Seide - und zum anderen durch die meisterhafte Taillierung der anschwellen und abschwellenden Kupferstichlineaturen, die der Darstellung eine innere Fluktuation verleihen, aus der sich die zugleich lebendige wie lebensnahe Wirkung des Porträtierten speist.

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        Du transport, de la conservation et de la force des bois

      L.F. Delatour, Paris 1767 - Plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant la pièce de titre, gardes en papier marbré. Un volume in quarto (256x195 mm), xxxii-556 pages et 27 planches dépliantes Plats frottés. Une petite tache page 361 et deux coins repliés à la reliure Édition originale. Travail important traitant de tous les aspects du traitement du bois après l'abattage : le transport , le stockage et le séchage. Chapitre 4 sur l'utilisation du bois dans la construction navale. Chapitre 5 sur la solidité pour la réalisation de poutres . Bel exemplaire ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, marbled endpapers. 4to (256x195 mm), xxxii-556 pages and 27 folding plates Covers rubbed. Small stain page 361 and 2 corners folded First edition. Important work covering all aspects of wood processing after slaughter: transport, storage and drying. Chapter 4 on the use of wood in shipbuilding. Chapter 5 of the strength for carrying beams . Fine copy In quarto / 4to 1732g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abrege de l'histoire de Port-Royal. Ouvrage servant de supplement aux trois volumes des Oeuvres de cet auteur. Imprime a Vienne, & se trouve a.

      Paris, chez, Lottin le jeune 1767.. Kl.-8° VIII, 353 S. Leder der Zeit mit floraler Rückenvergoldung.. Frühe u. seltene Ausgabe der Geschichte der Abtei Port Royal des Champs, die 1204 als Frauenkloster gegründet wurde und im 17. Jahrhundert eine Hochburg der Jansenismus war. Von 1655 bis 1658 war Racine hier Schüler. Später kam es zu einem Bruch mit dem Jansenismus. Hier allerdings rechtfertigt er ihn, wodurch er die Ungnade des Königs auf sich zieht. - Einband etwas bestoßen, Kapitale abgestoßen, vorderes Außengelenk leicht angeplatzt, handschriftlicher Besitzvermerk auf erstem weißen Blatt, gering fleckig, einzelne kleine Läsuren. ***Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden***

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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. Invented by John Byrom, .

      Printed by Joseph Harrop, Opposite the Exchange, Manchester - 1767, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Good to very good, no dust jacket. 2p.l.,ix,[1],[3]-92pp. Octavo in tree calf boards with modern leather spine reback, marbled endpapers and red edges with 12 plates and 1 table (included in pagination). Edgewear to boards. Famous 18th century English shorthand book, published posthumously 4 years after the author's death. Byrom who was from a wealthy Manchester family began teaching his system in the 1720's and would later through an act of Parliament be granted the sole right of teaching and publishing his system for 21 years, after runing into some difficulties in his proposal to publish his system by subscription in 1739. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ART DU CORROYEUR.

      Imp. L. F. Delatour. París, 1767 - . 41 cm. [2], 64 pág., 2 lám. [Sigue, del mismo autor:] ART DU CHAMOISEUR. Id. 1763. [2], 46 pág., IV lám. Enc. reciente en un vol. en media piel , tejuelo. Papel algo tostado. * Esta obra pertenecen a la colección "Descriptions des Arts et Métiers", publicada por la Académie Royale des Sciences de París a lo largo de la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII. curtidos, marroquineria, teneria Mineria, indústria i fabricació Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés

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        Flora Fridrichsdalina

      1767 1767 - sive methodica descriptio Plantarum in Agro Fridrichsdalensis simulque per Regum Daniæ Crescentium cum Characteribus genericis & specificis; Locis natalibus specialissimis; Iconibus optimis ellegatis, ac Speciebus pluribus in Dania nuper detectis. Strassbourg 1767. XVIII+238+(22) s. + 2 foldede kobberstukne plancher, den ene viser et kort over egnen omkring Lyngby, Bagsværd og Furesø. Indbundet i samtidigt helskind af flammet kalv.With 2 engraved plates. Bound in contp. full tree calf. * "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 natural 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". Med Johan Lange og Axel Langes navnetræk, stempel og ex-libris. Bind og 1 planche smukt restaureret.

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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. Invented by John Byrom,

      Manchester: Printed by Joseph Harrop, Opposite the Exchange 1767, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) 2p.l.,ix,[1],[3]-92pp. Good to very good, no dust jacket. Octavo in tree calf boards with modern leather spine reback, marbled endpapers and red edges with 12 plates and 1 table (included in pagination). Edgewear to boards. Famous 18th century English shorthand book, published posthumously 4 years after the author's death. Byrom who was from a wealthy Manchester family began teaching his system in the 1720's and would later through an act of Parliament be granted the sole right of teaching and publishing his system for 21 years, after runing into some difficulties in his proposal to publish his system by subscription in 1739..

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        Bestia Apocalyptica, Oder: wahre Gestalt und Beschaffenheit des nahe zukünftigen Apocalyptischen Thieres mit sieben Hauptern und zehn Hörnern, samt seines namens Zahl sechshundert sechs und sechzig; wie auch eine kurze Beleuchtung. + Hagalgal, oder der grosse Brautwagen, welcher flüchtige Braut des Lammes, zur Zeit des letzten Zorns zu ihren bestimmten Freystädten in der Wüsten in Sicherheit bringet, als zwote Beylage zum Neuen Jerusalem. + Zwey rückständige Worte vom Hagalgal, nebst einer schriftmässigen kurzen Betrachtung von dem bisherigen ausserordentlichen Viehsterben.

      Berlin: Friedrich Wilhelm Birnstiel 1759 1766 & 1767 - HLDr.der Zeit, [3], 236 S., [4]; [3], 48 S.; [5], 47 s., [1], kl. 8° mit 3 gefalt. Kupfern, zahlreichen Textvignetten u. Zierleisten. Papprückenschildchen mit Sachnameschrift. Einband etwas berieben u. abgegriffen; wenig gelockert. Kanten u. Ecken beschabt. Aussengelenk bei Vorderdecke teilweise gebrochen. Titeln mehrfachgestempelt; verso Besitzersignatur mit Bleistift. Seiten etwas altersgebräunt bzw. minimal fleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        Figures De La Bible, Conenues En Conq Cens Tableaux, Graves D'apres Les Desseins De Raphael, & Des Plus Grands Maitres, Accompagnes D'une Courte Explication Pour l'instruction De La Jeunesse

      Paris: G. Desprez. 1767. 4to (28 cm tall). H Hard Cover. Fair. A worn and incomplete copy of this collection of more than five hundred copper plate engravings of scenes from the Old and New Testaments. This copy contains 454 of the 500 half-page plates plus a full page frontis, title page vignette and quarter-page engraving at the beginning of the Discours Preliminaire - it is missing 46 of the 328 plates from the Old Testament and none from the New Testament. We are selling this as a collection of plates only, as there is quite a bit of damage to the text, with many ragged edges and large chips. The plates are in generally very good condition with some (perhaps ten or twelve) having chips in the margins rather close to the printed areas, but no damage to the printed areas themselves. All in all, the beginning of the book is in the worst condition, steadily improving through the end. The frontis engraving does have some spotting. The frontis engraving is by Cochin, the title page vignette by K. Audran; none of the other engravings are identified by maker. The illustrations are quite lively, often dramatic (such as with Jonah and the whale), and beautifully made. The full calf binding is still present and very worn, with the pages still barely attached to the binding and to each other. Unfortunate condition, but still a lovely collection of Biblical plates.

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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        RECHERCHES SUR LE TISSU MUQUEUX OU L'ORGANE CELLULAIRE ET SUR QUELQUES MALADIES DE LA POITRINE - L'USAGE DES EAUX DE BAREGES ET DU MERCURE

      PARIS: CHEZ PIERRE FRANC DIDOT LE JEUNE, 1767. In 16. Dim. 17x10,5 cm. Pp. (6)+X+(2)+227+(1)+(4)+X+(8)+228. Interessante raccolta di due opere di Theophile de Bordeu (1722-1776) medico alla Royal Infirmary a Versailles e della Contessa du Barry, grande amico di Diderot. La prima è l'edizione originale di quella che è considerata una delle più importanti opere nel campo della storia cellulare. Beuret descrive tessuti connettivi sotto il nome di tessuto mucoso mostrando il loro ruolo negli scambi, nel fenomeno della nutrizione ed equilibrio meccanico degli organi e tessuti. L'opera segue le sue prime ricerche sulle malattie croniche (1775) nelle quali espose l'idea di secrezione interna con l'ipotesi che ogni organo, tessuto e cellula scarica nel sangue prodotti che influenzano altre parti del corpo. La seconda è uno studio minore, l'influenza delle acque di Bareges e del mercurio nei tumori ghiandolari. Collazionato e completo. Raro, solo tre copie censite su ICCU. In discrete condizioni. Copertina in piena pelle coeva a cinque nervi con titolo e decorazioni in oro al dorso in discrete condizioni generali con usure e parti mancanti ai margini e dorso. Legatura in discrete condizioni con qualche rottura. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture. Gora d'umidità al margine inferiore. Interesting collection of two works by Theophile de Bordeu (1722-1776) physician at Royal Infirmary in Versailles and of Contessa du Barry, great friend of Diderot. The first one is the original edition of one of the most important work in the field of cell history. Beuret describes connective tissues under the name of mucous tissue showing its role in exchanges, phenomena of nutrition and mechanical balance of organs and tissues. The work follows his earlier researches about chronical deseases (1775) in which shows the idea of internal secretion with the hypothesis that each organ, tissue and cell discharges in blood products that influence other parts of the body. The second one is a lesser study, the influence of waters of Bareges and mercury in gland cancer. Collationed and complete. Scarce, only three copy in ICCU. In fair conditions. Full leather coeval cover with five nerfs and golden title and decorations in the spine in fair general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine. Binding in fair conditions with some cracks. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings. Humidity stain in the lower edge.

      [Bookseller: Sephora di Elena Serru]
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        Letters on the importance of the rising generation of the labouring part of our fellow-subjects; being an account of the miserable state of the infant parish poor; the great usefulness of the hospital for exposed and deserted young children properly Etc

      London: A Millar and T Cadell, 1767. Complete in 2 volumes, collation, vol 1:xxiv+246pp, vol 2:x+319pp, with a folding table, lacking half titles. Recently rebound in full marble paper boards, paper title labels, both binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, small library stamp on reverse of both title pages, very faintly showing on printed side ( hardly noticeable ) pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean 2 volume work.A75. First Edition. Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        A Report of Some Proceedings on the Commission of Oyer and Terminer and Goal Delivery 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. Folio

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press . . . Sold by J. Worrall and B. Tovey [&c], 1767?. Contemporary calf, rebacked, some browning, else a very good copy, with manuscript extracts from Coke and Hale on the rear blanks First edition later issue of one of the most important treatises on English criminal law, its author termed by John Baker "perhaps the greatest criminal lawyer of the [18th] century"; with the advertising leaf offering works not printed until 1767

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Oeuvres De Monsieur De Montesquieu, Nouvelle Edition, Revue, Corrigee & Considerablement Augmentee Par l'Auteur THREE VOLUME SET

      Londres: Nourse, 1767. THREE VOLUME SET, original full leather hardcover, spines heavily decorated in gilt with floral designs and five raised bands and two original red leather labels lettered and numbered in gilt to each volume, original marbled endpapers, volume 1. half title, engraved frontis, printed title page, 1-32pp, i-lxxxvi, 1-527pp, volume 2. half title, printed title, i-xvi, 2 folding maps, 1-643pp, volume 3. half title, printed title, 1-747pp, small clean tear to one half title page without loss, leather a little rubbed, otherwise a very good sound and attractive set in original attractive binding. HH.. New Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/None. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Carmarthenshire Rare Books.]
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        Maandelykse tuin-oeffeningen, Aantoonende, wat Werk noodzaaklyk te doen is in ieder Maand van het Jaar, zoo in de Moes- Vrugt- en Bloem-Tuin, als in de Stook- en Broei-kassen, en de Kweekery... in het Nederduits vertaald, en met eenige Aanmerkingen verrykt, door Job Baster.

      Haarlem. Jan Bosch, 1767. Royal-8vo (214 x 135mm). pp. (16), 348, (28), with an allegorical engraved frontispiece and 5 engraved folding plates. Recent vellum. Dutch edition after the 14th edition of Miller's 'Gardeners kalendar'.//Wageningen, Cat. Spec. Collection 1, p. 168.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        IN OCTO LIBROS PHYSICORUS ARTIS, Authore sapientissimo P. BIBILITANO. S.l. Año 1642. MANUSCRITO. 4ºm, portada a dos tintas, 144h manuscritas, 1b, 3h. Clara grafía. Enc. pergamino.

      - .- "- Debió pertenecer a la "Biblioteca Jesuítica Colonial" de Quito deshecha al ser expulsada de Quito la Compañía de Jesús por Carlos III en 1767."

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
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        Tableau philosophique du genre humain depuis l'origine du monde, jusqu'a Constantin. Traduit de l'anglois. BOUND WITH L'asiatique tol?rant : trait? a l'usage de Z?okinizul, roi des Kofirans, surnomm? le Ch?ri

      London [But Paris], 1767. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Three parts in one volume in full 19th century leather. Front hinge rubbed but firm. A poet as well as philosopher, Borde was famous for a controversy with Rousseau where he took the side of Voltaire. As a result, a number of his works, including this one, were attributed to Voltaire until relatively recently. 134pp, 91pp, 101pp with 3 separate title pages.Bound with: L'asiatique tolérant, l'an XXIV du traducteur (1748). Written as sequel to Crébillon's "Les amours de Zeokinizul, roi des Kofirans," a satire on Louis XV and Mme de Pompadour, and originally attributed to Crébillon but actually penned by La Beaumelle. A roman a clef (with an actual clef). 128pp plus the Clef. In May 1751, the Parliament of Grenoble condemned the book to be "slashed and burned by the executioner of high justice [...] as scandalous, seditious and to overthrow the Catholic religion, Apostolic and Roman, and the powers established God, and to disturb the peace and public tranquility. " La Beaumelle was sent to the Bastille for the first time the next year. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Philosophy; Inventory No: 040428.

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        Letters to Married Women

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

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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