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        Orgel, "Orgues" ( 11 Blätter ).

      . Kupferstiche v. Benard n. Goussier aus Diderot@d'Alembert, "Recueil de Planches sur les sciences...", 1767, 33,4 x 21,4 (H) je Blatt. Mit dem erklärenden Or.- Textblatt. - Komplette Folge aus der großen Ausgabe des "Diderot@d'Alembert" zum Orgelbau. - Tafeln tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        CODE CRIMINEL DE L'EMPEREUR CHARLES V, vulgairement apelle La Caroline. Contenant les Loix qui sont suivies dans es Jurisdictions criminelles de l'Empire : Et à l'usage des conseils de Guerre des Troupes Suisses.

      - Bienne, Heilmann, 1767, 13x20. Reliure en plein veau. Dos à 5 nerfs orné de motifs fleuraux dorés. Pièce de titre claire. Tranche rouge. Carte de visite datée de 1907 de Monsieur Bergeret de Frouville et portant caligraphié à la plume un mot adressant cet ouvrage. L'ouvrage porte aussi le nom de M. Folly, Juge d'appel de Fribourg. Reliure frottée et manque à la coiffe supérieure. Tache noire sur la tranche, mais intérieur propre. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mezzotint engraving of Johann Elia Ridinger, "dedié à Monsieur Jean Elie Ridinger, Peintre et Graveur et Directeur de l'Acadmie d'Augsbourg. Gravé par son humble obéissant fils, Jean Jaq. Ridinger An. 1767."

      n.p., 1767. . Slight tear at lower right margin. Matted

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Autograph Letter Signed ('Jo. Gregory.') from the Scottish physician and writer John Gregory to George, Lord Lyttelton, including a reference to Mrs Elizabeth Montagu's smallpox innoculation.

      27 July ; Edinburgh 1767 - 4to, 2 pp. Bifolium. Eighteen lines. Text clear and complete. Fair, on lightly-aged and creased paper. Having been presented with a copy of the first volumes of Lyttelton's 'History of the Life of Henry the Second', he has 'read the first Edition with the greatest Pleasure'. He praises the way in which Lyttelton is 'conducting the Narration with the Dignity so peculiarly necessary in that Species of Composition', as well as the 'Classical Elegance of Stile [sic]'. After more praise states 'Mrs Montagu's inoculation was an attempt worthy her Spirit & good Sense. Her Friends will now be in no farther apprehension of Danger from that terrible Disease'. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Richard M. Ford Ltd]
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        Beschryvinge van het zeven honderdjaerig Jubile van den Heyligen Macarius, bezonderen Patroon tegen de peste, het welk geviert zal worden binnen de stad van Gend Hoofdstad van Vlaenderen, te beginnen met den 30 Mey tot den 15. Juny 1767., .

      Meyer 1767 - xij + 78 blz. 15 uitvouwbare platen (aqua forti) door J.L. Wauters, met 46 afbeeldingen en beschrijvingen van de praalwagens die in deze stoet aantreden. Enkele paginas gerestaureerd. Prent over het vuurwerk gescheurd, maar vakkundig gerestaureerd. 1 volumes. Vernieuwde band in half perkament. Kaften in kalfsleder met blindgestempelde sierlijst. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

      G. Desprez, Paris 1767 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Théorie des lois civiles, ou principes fondamentaux de la société.

      - A Londres, 1767. two vols. in 12mo; pp. (4), 507, (1); (4), 532; contemp. marbled calf, raised bands, spines gilt in compartments with two contrasting gilt lettering-pieces, boards double filleted in gilt, re-backed with the original spine laid down, one lettering-piece replaced to stile, marbled endpapers, new front fly-leaf in both volumes, first two leaves with blind library stamp, half title and title of vol. II with traces of humidity, some browning throughout. First edition and first issue which contains in vol. I the errata on pp. 178-180 (mispaginated 189). Linguet (1736-94) was a highly talented lawyer. He threw himself in the midst of the political and philosophical controversies of his time. This work is a refutation of Montesquieu and the physiocrats, and one of the major achievements of early socialist thinking. It was highly praised by Karl Marx (Theorien über den Mehrwert I, pp.77-85). INED 2930, Kress 6459, Higgs 4251 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dieter Stecher]
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        The History Of Greenland: Containing A Description Of The Country And Its Inhabitants: And Particularly A Relation of the Mission carried on for above these Thirty Years by the Unitas Fratrum, At New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that Country

      London: Printed for the Brethren’s Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel among the Heathen; And sold by J.Dodsley, T.Becket & P.A.De Hondt., 1767., 1767. 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., lix, 405; 1 p.l., 497, [1]errata. 2 folding engraved maps & 7 folding engraved plates. contemporary calf, rebacked preserving spine labels, corners renewed (paper lightly embrowned). First Edition of the English Translation. An authoritative description and history of Greenland and chronicle of the establishment and progress of the Moravian missionary settlements at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels. Cranz’s work contains extensive discussion of natural history, whaling, sealing and fishing, the manners and customs of the native Greenlanders, their moral character, diseases, health and medicine, language, &c., and an account of early Norse exploration. Dr. Johnson declared that very few books had ever affected him so deeply as Cranz’s. The continuation, covering the period 1763 to 1768, includes the narrative of Matthaeus Stach’s travels in the south of Greenland, and further observations on the country and its inhabitants. Cox II p. 18. Lauridsen II 55. JCB I 1576 & Sabin 17417 (4 plates). cfBell C554.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        INSTRUCCIÓN METODICA, Y ELEMENTAL PARA LA TACTICA, MANEJO, Y DISCIPLINA DE LA CAVALLERIA, Y DRAGONES.

      - Madrid, En la Oficina de Antonio Marin, 1767, 13x20, 2 tomos: I- 4 hojas, XXXXVIII- 302 págs. 13 +1 láminas desplegables. II- 352 págs. 5 láminas desplegables (numeradas de XIV a XVIII). La mayoría de las láminas grabadas por T. López. Viñetas grabadas por Ballester y retrato de Carlos III por Carmona. Buena encuadernación en plena piel de época, lomeras con nervios y doble tejuelo cuajadas con hierros, ruedas doradas en planos y cantos, ligero desperfecto en esquinita de lomera inferior tomo II, interior en perfecto estado, papel muy blanco, amplios márgenes. Buen ejemplar. (52200).

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        Description, Vertus et Usages de sept cents dix-neuf Plantes, tant étrangères que de nos climats; et de cent trente-quatre animaux, en sept cents trente planches. Gravées en taille-douce, sur les desseins d'après nature, de M. de Garsault, par MM. de Fehrt, Prevost, Duflos, Martinet, &cc. Et rangées suivant l'ordre du livre intitulé Matière Médicale de M. Geoffroy. Ouvrage utile à toutes Matières Médicales, aux Artistes, aux Personnes charitables, & à tous ceux qui préparent eux-mêmes leurs Médicaments.

      Paris, P. Fr. Didot Le Jeune, 1767. 6 volumes. 8vo (215 x 140 mm). pp. xiv, (2), 472, 20, with 3 engraved titles and 729 engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, spines with 5 raised bands, richly gilt ornaments, red and green gilt lettered labels, sides with gilt borders and gilt ornaments at corners. A rare complete set together with the text volume, which is an explanation to the plates. This last volume is lacking in most copies. François Alexandre Pierre de Garsault (1691-1778) was a French botanical artist and naturalist. He wrote several works on horses of which 'Le Nouveau Parfait Maréchal' is best known. The plates of the present work are all engraved by Garsault. "Five volumes of engravings were published by Garsault in June 1764, a volume of text in 1765 (Explication abrégée). The two were reissued in 1767 with the above title. Thellung states that 336 species are provided with binary names, but that 282 specific names are uninomial whereas 71 are polynominal.... Thellung, however makes a plea to accept the binary names...." (Stafleu & Cowan, listing a wrong number of plates 728!, and stating 'Only one copy seen'). Plates 1-643 depict plants, the remaining zoological matter. A beautifully bound copy.//Stafleu & Cowan 1961; Nissen BBI, 687.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        LEÇONS DE PHYSIQUE EXPÉRIMENTALE par M. Sigaud De Lafond, Démonstrateur de Physique Expérimentale, & Maître de Mathématiques

      Paris: Des Ventes De La Doué, 1767. Hardcover. Very Good. Folding copperplates (18) illustrating scientic experiments. Two Volumes duodecimo contemporary marbled calf, 5 raised bands, spine compartments and titles gilt (tips and spine-edges rubbed & 4cm patch of leather missing from font cover of Vol I) marbled end-papers & armorial bookplates with eagle & sailing-ships, top corner of 1st EP torn off All Edges Marbled. Spoardic light spotting and traces of light marginal waterstain to first 30 pages, otherwise very clean & crisp throughout, [1]Half-title & Avis au Relieur +[2]1st titlepage & blank +xv (inc 2nd titlepage) +[1] +424 +[2]pp errata +12 folding copperplates, [4](inc Vol II titlepage) +501 +[3]pp +6 folding copperplates. *Sigaud de Lafond was a pupil of the Abbé Nollet who produced an earlier work with the same title. Splendid folding copper-plates in pristine condition all illustrating scientific experiments.

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        Systema Naturae, per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.

      Editio decima tertia, ad Editionem duodecimam reformatam Holmiensem. Vindobonae, I. Thomae nob. de Trattnern, 1767-1770. 3 volumes (bound in 4). 8vo (200 x 120mm). pp. 1- 532; (2), 533-1327, (1), (36, index); 736, (16, index), 142, (2, index); 236, (20, index), with 3 folded engraved plates of minerals. Contemporary calf, gilt lettered and ornamented spines (a bit rubbed and some joints splitting but firm). This 'thirteenth' edition is a page-for-page reprint of the rare twelfth edition published in 1766-1768. The last part of the second volume (i.e. 144 pages) contains the 'Mantissa Plantarvm. Genervm editionis VI. et Speciervm editionis II', which is often lacking. The 12th edition is the last edition revised by Linnaeus himself and was for years, untill the beginning of the last century, the generally accepted starting point of zoological nomenclature.//Provenance: Armorial bookplate of Lavington. //Hulth 9 & 25; Soulsby 116 & 311b.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Lebensgeschichte des berühmten Mathematikers und Künstlers Peter Anichs eines Tirolbauers.

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

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        Law Tracts, Containing, I. An Essay on Collateral Consanguinity, its Liamits Extent and Duration. II. Considerations on the Question whether Tenants by Copy of Court Roll, according to the Custom of the Manner, Though not at the will of the Lord, are Freeholders Qualified to Vote in Elections for Knights of the Shire. III. The Law of Descents in Fee-Simple. IV. The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest, with other Authentic Instruments : to which is prefixed an Introductory Discourse containing an History of the Charter

      Dublin: Elizabeth Watts, in Skinner-Row, 1767. Leather bound. Good. [4], vi, 136, [2], 87, cxiv, [2], 106 pages. 8vo. Recently rebacked preserving endpapers, and with new red leather spine labels. "A Treatise on the Law of Descents in Fee-Simple" with separate title page, printed for Richard Watts and dated 1760. fFirst plate is "A Table of Consanguinity" and found opposite page [1] of the first part (binder instructions opposite page 134). Second plate, a folding table of Descents is found opposite page 67 of the second part (binder instructions opposite page 138, probably a misprint for page 13 where first mentioned). Complete. Lightly browned paper throughout, both plates darker than the rest and the second plate with edge tears at the folds. Occasional marginal penciled notation. Leather bound. Well represented institutionally, but scarce in the trade, this is the first Dublin edition.

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        Collection de vignetes, fleurons et culs-de-lampes : ou Suite Chronologique de Faits relatifs à l'Histoire de France.

      Prevost 1767 - Paris, Prevost, 1767. 1 vol. gd in-4, plein cartonnage à la Bradel, recouvert de papier brun marbré. Titre gravé et 40 superbes vignettes en 32 planches composées et gravées en partie par Charles-Nicolas Cochin. Réalisé pour illustrer l'Abrégé chronologique de l'Histoire de France du président Hénault (1749) elle fut achetée par Prevost qui la remit en état et l'offrit à la vente près de 20 ans après sa réalisation en y ajoutant un titre. Plats frottés, coins légèrement émoussés néanmoins bon état d'ensemble. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Minero-logia magni principatus Transilvania seu Metalla, Semi-Metalla, Sulphura, Salia, Lapides & Aqua conscripta.

      Claudiopoli, Typis Academicis Societis Jesu, 1767. Small-4to. pp. (8), 206, (6), with 5 (1 folded) engraved plates. Contemporary boards (repaired). Poggendorf I, 804; Ward & Carozzi 868. Johann Fridvalski was a Jesuit teacher in Klausenburg. After the abolition of the Jesuits he made several mineralogical excursions to Siebenburgen. A very scarce work.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Abbildung auslaendischer Materialien.

      Berlin 1767. Folio (373 x 243mm). Decorative watercolor title, manuscript text within a garland of flowers and insects, and 86 watercolors of plants, manuscript index leaf at end. Preserved in a modern half cloth clamshell box. A beautiful original manuscript of foreign, mostly exotic, useful and medicinal plants. The fine watercolors are heightened with gouache and are numbered 1-53a, 53b-85, and inscribed with their Latin names. At the lower margin the Linnaean nomenclature is given with reference to his 'Genera Plantarum'. The index leaf lists a plate 86 Euphorbia which is not present in the collection./The manuscript portrays many spices and pharmaceutical plants such as: Jamaican pepper, cashew, cacao, camphor tree, caper, cardamom, cloves, quinine bark, China root, Arabian coffee, bitter cucumber, Indian saffron, date palm, Indian fig (the tree is considered sacred in India as it often shelters a little temple underneath), dwarf gensing, tree-of-life, indigo, nutmeg, opium, Indian pepper, black pepper, St. John's bread, Indian date, vanilla plant, poison nut, many originating from India./Andreas Friedrich Happe (1733-1802) was a well-known artist, engraver, naturalist as well as pharmacist. He was born in Aschersleben and died in Berlin in 1802. He published a number of books on pharmaceutical botany of which the most important is his 'Botanica pharmaceutica...' Berlin 1785 (-1806). He was also the artist for the plates of the first two volumes of Martini & Chemnitz 'Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet'. However he is better known for his botanical artwork. The Oak Spring Garden Library has a four volume 'Herbarium pictum', an impressive collection of 403 watercolors. The Hunt Botanical Library possesses a manuscript by him 'Flora Happiana', with 471 watercolors./We sold a manuscript of Happe in 1997 'Insecten-Belustigung. Worinnen eine Sammlung sowohl Ausländischer als Einheimischer Tag-Vögel, Abend- und Nacht-Vögel enthalten nach dem Leben gezeichnet von Andr. Frid. Happe. Berlin 1769-1784', with a fine frontispiece (title within a garland of flowers), and 133 original watercolors. In 2008 a large collection of original watercolors by Happe 'Conspectus Praecipuarum Plantarum...' Berlin 1790-1794, with 1146 original watercolors was offered by the Parisian bookseller Thomas-Scheler.//The Latin captions have some ink bleeding. Three plates with marginal repair. A unique and interesting collection.//An Oak Spring Herbaria 39; Hunt 659.

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        Trattato fra sua Maesta' l'imperatrice regina apostolica e la serenissima repubblica di Venezia sopra l'uso delle acque del Tartaro fra li possessori mantovani e veronesi.

      Ramanzini,, Verona, 1767 - In-folio (cm. 39), pp. (4) con il frontespizio interamente illustratro, pp. clvi + (20) contenente un allegato titolato: Minuta dell'editto comune Segue poi un secondo frontespizio: Mappa di esecuzione, nella quale sono delineati il fiume Tartaro e i suoi influenti sì veronesi, che mantoani. In fine 4 grandi tabelle ripiegate e 7 (di 8) carte geografiche. Solida ed elegante legatura ottocentesca in mezza pergamena con punte e piatti in carta marmorizzata. Dorso liscio con titoli in oro su tassello. Esemplare fresco e marginoso. Mancante della quarta carta geografica (numerata IV). Rara edizione originale di questo trattato che fu ristampato già nel 1776 e che i riporta i termini dell'accordo stabiliti a Mantova nel giugno del 1765 fra i rappresentanti dell'imperatrice d'Austria Maria Teresa e il doge di Venezia.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        La Perruche Banks, pl. 50

      - A beautifully detailed hand colored copperplate engraving by Jacques Barraband (1767-1809) From Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets Paris: 1801-5. Overall this print measures 12"x18". Jacques Barraband’s (1767-1809) engravings of birds are masterpieces of French ornithological illustration. These stunning portraits were done for the distinguished ornithologist Francois Levaillant, who commissioned the artist to illustrate his landmark works on African ornithology, including the lavish and striking Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets. Images of African birds were popular in early 19th-century France both for their exoticism and for the interest in Africa that Napoleon’s campaigns were generating. The collaboration of Levaillant and Barraband represented a departure from previous ornithological texts in its emphasis on beauty and luxury, with sumptuously colored and flawlessly rendered birds. The project was a massive undertaking, which required over 300 finished watercolors. Apart from their undoubted beauty, Barraband’s engravings display a scientific accuracy that few ornithological artists have matched since. The meticulous hand-colored engravings in Levaillant’s publications were unmatched for the delicate modulations of tone and color, fine lines and perfect draftsmanship, making them exceptional in their richness and tonal variation. Each feather is described by dozens of parallel lines, providing remarkable detail and naturalistically textured color. Some of the prints are embellished with touches of gold leaf on the feathers of thecheeks and shoulders of the birds, emphasizing the preciousness of the plates and reproducing the iridescence of the birds’ feathers. The present selection of images represents an opportunity to acquire spectacular engraving by a foremost 19th-century natural history artist. Overall this print is in very good condition with some light foxing/staining and evidence of previous binding in margin. We will not be knowingly undersold on this work of art.

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        Histoire de la Réformation, ou Mémoires de Jean Sleidan sur l'état de la Religion et de la République sous l'Empire de Charles Quint (3 tomes cpl./ 3 Bände KOMPLETT),

      Frederic Staatman; 1767 - 448/ 502/ 361 Seiten; Das hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Papier altersbedingt leicht angebräunt; Der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 3 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; FRANZÖSISCH! Sprache: fr Gewicht in Gramm: 3300

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        Untitled [Orange Bird]

      Jacques Barraband?s (1767-1809) engravings of birds are masterpieces of French ornithological illustration. This stunning portrait, [Untitled], measures 22.5" x 16.25" and is in excellent condition with light staining and foxing along the side margins.This image was done for the distinguished ornithologist Francois Levaillant, who commissioned the artist to illustrate his landmark works on exotic birds, including the lavish and striking "Histoire Naturelle des Promerops". This bird is expertly hand-colored with a yellow-orange body, teal colar and brown wings.The collaboration of Levaillant and Barraband represented a departure from previous ornithological texts in its emphasis on beauty and luxury, with sumptuously colored and flawlessly rendered birds. Apart from their undoubted beauty, Barraband?s engravings display a scientific accuracy that few ornithological artists have matched since.The meticulous hand-colored engravings in Levaillant's publications were unmatched for the delicate modulations of tone and color, fine lines and perfect draftsmanship, making them exceptional in their richness and tonal variation. Each feather is described by dozens of parallel lines, providing remarkable detail and naturalistically textured color.Some of the prints are embellished with touches of gold leaf on the feathers of the cheeks and shoulders of the birds, emphasizing the preciousness of the plates and reproducing the iridescence of the birds? feathers. The present selection of images represents an opportunity to acquire spectacular engraving by a foremost 19th-century natural history artist.

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        LES LOIX CIVILES DANS LEUR ORDRE NATUREL, LE DROIT PUBLIC, ET LEGUM DELECTUS, TOME I & TOME II

      Chez la Veuve Savoye, Paris 1767 - RO40102030: 530 pages + 286 pages + 234 pages + 30 pages (Tables) + 107 pages (Supplément). Plusieurs tomes en un volume. Titre et caissons dorés sur le dos. Tranche marbrée. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Mors fendus. Plats frottés avec importantes épidermures. Plusieurs manques sur les plats. Cuir des plats se détachant. Pages de garde abîmées et se détachant. Pages du texte en très bon état. Nouvelle édition revue. Par M. Domat, Avocat du Roi au Siège Présidial de Clermont en Auvergne. Avec Privilège de Sa Majesté. Suivi de: 'Legum Delectus Ex Libris Digestorum et Codicis ad Usum Scholae et Fori', et 'Supplément aux Loix Civiles dans leur ordre naturel', par Me Louis-François de Jouy, Avocat au Parlement. In-Folio Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Plats abîmés. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur bon état Classification Dewey : 340.55-Droit féodal et avant 1789 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded

      London: for H. Woodfall, John Rivington, W. Strahan, R. Baldwin, W. Johnston, M. Richardson, and B. Collins,, 1767. In a series of Familiar Letters from a Beautiful Damsel, to her Parents. Published in order to cultivate the Principles of Virtue and Religion in the Minds of Youth of both sexes. 4 volumes, duodecimo. Contemporary mottled full calf, spines in compartments with foliate gilt tooling and a red morocco title label to each, blue cloth bookmarkers, marbled endpapers, all edges stained red. Spines and corners a little rubbed, front hinge of volume one just starting, internally fresh; a lovely set in very good condition. An attractive set in a contemporary binding of Samuel Richardson's popular epistolary novel Pamela (first published in 1740; this the eighth edition, printing a number of letters and poems praising the work), which excited much heated debate as to the morality of its message, so much so that Richardson deputed female "reading groups" to aid him in the revising of the text for each edition. The story was so popular in its time as to have given rise to this apocryphal anecdote, told of a public reading in an English village: "The blacksmith of the village had got hold of Richardson's novel of Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded, and used to read it aloud in the long summer evenings, seated on his anvil, and never failed to have a large and attentive audience.... At length, when the happy turn of fortune arrived, which brings the hero and heroine together, and sets them living long and happily... the congregation were so delighted as to raise a great shout, and procuring the church keys, actually set the parish bells ringing.

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        Le Coq de roche jeune age, No. 53 (Rooster)

      Jacques Barraband?s (1767-1809) engravings of birds are masterpieces of French ornithological illustration. This stunning portrait, Le Coq de roche jeune age, No. 53, measures 22.25" x 16" and is in excellent condition with light foxing.This image was done for the distinguished ornithologist Francois Levaillant, who commissioned the artist to illustrate his landmark works on exotic birds, including the lavish and striking "Histoire Naturelle des Promerops". This bird, commonly called a a Cockerel or Rooster is a juvenile, sill developing his wattles and crest. This bird is expertly hand-colored in a deep maroon-gray with vibrant red highlights. Precise lines define and detail each feather on this bird, giving it dimension.The collaboration of Levaillant and Barraband represented a departure from previous ornithological texts in its emphasis on beauty and luxury, with sumptuously colored and flawlessly rendered birds. Apart from their undoubted beauty, Barraband?s engravings display a scientific accuracy that few ornithological artists have matched since.The meticulous hand-colored engravings in Levaillant's publications were unmatched for the delicate modulations of tone and color, fine lines and perfect draftsmanship, making them exceptional in their richness and tonal variation. Each feather is described by dozens of parallel lines, providing remarkable detail and naturalistically textured color.Some of the prints are embellished with touches of gold leaf on the feathers of the cheeks and shoulders of the birds, emphasizing the preciousness of the plates and reproducing the iridescence of the birds? feathers. The present selection of images represents an opportunity to acquire spectacular engraving by a foremost 19th-century natural history artist.

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        The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country, and Its Inhabitants: And Particularly, a Relation of the Mission, Carried on for Above These Thirty Years by the Unitas Fratrum, at Neu Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in That Country. 2 Vols.

      The Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of Teh Gospel Among the Heathen., London - 1767, 1st 1st English edition. (Hardcover) Very good. lix, 405; 497pp. Octavo; rebacked in new half-calf with marbled boards and matching marbled endpapers. Gilt decoration on spines. 2 folding maps and 6 copper plates; index. Other than some age toning to the paper a clean attractive copy. Arctic Biblio. 3471 A comprehensive geography of Greenland, and of the activities of the first Herrnhut or Moravian miissionaries in Greenland, from their first initiatives in 1733. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La bibliothèque française de M. C. Sorel premier historiographe de France.

      par la compagnie des libraires 1767 - - par la compagnie des libraires, A Paris 1767, in 12 (16,5x9,5cm), (16) 451 pp., Un Vol. relié. - Seconde édition revue et augmentée après l'édition originale de 1664. Plein Veau d'époque, dos à nerfs orné. Coiffes élimées, un mors fendu sur les 2/3. Coins émoussés. Ouvrage de bibliographie important pour la connaissance des auteurs anciens et l'agencement d'une bibliothèque ancienne. Charles Sorel, sieur de Souvigny. Peu courant. L'ouvrage est composé suivant la classification de la bibliothèque en livres d'histoire, de sciences. Cioranescu 63406. « La Bibliothèque françoise, malgré son petit format, est un monument de critique littéraire et marque à la fois un esprit très plein et très juste, informé de tout ce dont il parle. Elle constitue la plus remarquable introduction à la connaissance des écrivains du siècle jusqu'à 1660 environ » (16) 451 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les abus dans les ceremonies et dans les moeurs developpes, par Monsieur L***.

      Genf Pellet 1767 - Erste Ausgabe. 17 x 10,5 cm. XVI, 320 S. Original Ledereinband mit Rsch. u. roten Buchschnitt. Mit starken Gebrauchsspuren. Erste Ausgabe unter diesem Titel. - Barbier I, 47. Ciora-nescu 26454. Drujon 5. Querard II, 467. Gay-L. I, 9: " Livre curieux, satirique, hardi et spirituel ". - Radikal antiklerikale Schrift des ehemaligen Jesuitenpriesters Henri-Joseph Dulaurens (1719-1793), dem wegen Blasphemie 1767 in Mainz der Prozeß gemacht wurde, wo er nach zwanzigjähriger Haft verstarb. Trotz seines Kampfes gegen Kirche, Intoleranz, Aberglaube, Machtmißbrauch und Willkür jeder Art blieb ihm die Anerkennung der literarisch tonangebenden Aufklärer weitgehend versagt. Die " bonne compagnie " zollte zwar seinem Witz Respekt, lehnte seine Werke aber als zu gotteslästerlich und obzön ab. - Das häufig aufgelegte Werk erschien erstmals 1765 unter dem Titel " La verite " mit dem fingierten Druckort " Peking ". - Die S. III-IV verbunden, die S. 57 mit eingeklebter Notiz, etw. fleckig und teils gebräunt. Französische Sprache. 1.100 gr. Original Ledereinband mit Rsch. u. roten Buchschnitt.

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        Principles of Equity. Corrected and Enlarged in a Second Edition. Folio. Sowerby 1717

      Edinburgh: Printed for A. Millar . . . and A. Kincaid & J. Bell, 1767. Modern 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, some browning and staining, else a good copy The first work devoted exclusively to equity in Scotland, "probably Kames's most important contribution to legal theory" in Professor Walker's words, praised by Jefferson (who had this and two other editions), Benjamin Franklin, and Lord Mansfield

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        Elogios dos reverendissimos padres DD. abbades geraes da Congregação Benedictina do Reyno de Portugal e Principado do Brazil.

      Porto, Na Offic. de Francisco Mendes Lima, 1767. - Typographical headpieces. Woodcut tailpieces. Large woodcut factotum. (16 ll.), 456 pp. 4°, contemporary cat's-paw sheep (some wear to corners, head and foot of spine; small piece of leather [about 3 x 4 cm.] gone from lower inner corner of rear cover), spine gilt with raised bands in five compartments, crimson leather lettering piece in second compartment from head, gilt letter. Single small round wormhole in outer margin throughout, becoming a bit larger in about 100 leaves, but never affecting the text. Otherwise clean and crisp, and overall in good to very good condition. Ink signature of António José Araujo Gomes, dated 1768, in upper blank margin of title page. A few old notes in the same hand on front free endleaf recto. A few ink annotations in text, apparently in the same hand, dated 1768 through 1770. Eight-pointed white paper label with blue border near head of spine, with [shelfmark?] "3464" added. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION. The final chapter (pp. 448-52) contains a "Noticia da Provincia do Brazil." A monastery was established in Bahia, and a list of abbots is given, the first having served beginning in 1584. Innocêncio deemed the work "indispensavel para completar a collecção das nossas chronicas das Ordens regulares."The author entered the Benedictine Order in 1737 and later became abbot of the monastery of São Bento de Victoria, Porto. Born in Lisbon, 1720, and said to have died between 1767 and 1770, he was the brother of Francisco Xavier de Oliveira, better known as the "Cavalheiro de Oliveira," an exiled Enlightenment author and one of the few significant Portuguese converts to Protestantism. ---- Borba de Moraes (1983) I, 44. Innocêncio VII, 336. Monteverde 243. Azevedo-Samodães 183. Ameal 141. Not in JCB, @Portuguese and Brazilian Books. Not in Rodrigues. Not located in NUC. OCLC: 613402741 (Harvard University-Houghton Library); 37321471 (Catholic University-Oliveira Lima Library, Newberry Library, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of California-Santa Cruz, and University of São Paulo). Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, one of which is described as in poor condition. Not located in Copac. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De irritabilitatis legibus

      Siena: Rossi..., 1767. 1st edition. <p>Fontana, Felice (1730-1805). De irritabilitatis legibus . . . In : Atti dell&#39;Acc. sci. Siena III, pp. 205-31. Whole volume, 4to. viii, 317, [1), blank; 165, [3)pp. (A2, contents, bound at end). 19 folding plates. 264 x 192 mm. Contemporary vellum, gilt spine lettering, hinges repaired. Some dampstaining & light foxing, 1 or 2 minor tears but a very good copy. From the library of Walter PAGEL (1898 - 1982), with his bibliographical note on pastedown & marker slips. 1 or 2 notes in a contemporary or 19th century hand laid in. Siena: Rossi . . . , 1767 (appendix: Bindi, 1766).</p> <p>FIRST EDITION. First Edition, journal issue, of the first publication of Fontana&#146;s laws of irritability, preceding the book-form edition published in Lucca the same year. Like his mentor Albrecht Haller, who had set forth the groundbreaking theory of &#147;sensibility&#148; and &#147;irritability&#148; in his De partibus corporis humani sensibilibus et irritabilibus (1752), Fontana used experimental evidence to show that irritability, or muscular contractility, was an intrinsic property of muscle tissue independent of the nerves; he also discovered the existence of the physiological refractory period, i.e., the amount of time it takes for an excitable membrane to be ready for a second stimulus after returning to its resting state. He used this evidence to vigorously denounce the traditional doctrine of &#147;animal spirits,&#148; which medical writers from Galen to Boerhaave had used to explain both sensation and muscular motion. The work of Fontana and other followers of Haller &#147;marked the onset of irreversible decline for the time-honored idea of animal spirit&#148; (Smith et al., The Animal Spirit Doctrine and the Origins of Neurophysiology, p. 194) and introduced a new era of experimental neuromuscular physiology.</p> <p>Fontana published his first three laws of irritability in the present paper, which includes a preface dated 1765; it is likely that he submitted his paper to the Siena Academy of Sciences in that year. &#147;The first law concerned Haller&#146;s concept of contractility as a property of muscle fiber itself, and pointed out that a contraction follows only after some stimulus. The discussion displayed insight into the underlying nature of tetanic muscular contraction. The second principle was the refractory period discovered by Fontana in heart muscle and applied to better understanding of the function of other muscles. The original third principle was a disproof of the efficacy of a theoretical entity, the &#145;animal spirits&#146;&#148; (Marchand and Hoff, p. 202). Fontana followed this paper with an expanded book-form edition in which he added thee more laws.</p>

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        Wandgehänge: Vignetten mit Putten bei unterschiedlichen Tätigkeiten, darunter jeweils florale Gehänge mit Gegenständen und Instrumenten aus Gartenbau, Landwirtschaft, Musik und Kriegskunst.

      . 6 Blatt Radierungen, 1767/68, nach F.M.I. Queverdo (1748-1797), auf Bütten. Je 12,5/13:ca. 8 cm. Vorzügliche Abdrucke mit vollem Rand, etwas vergilbt und teils leicht fleckig. Literatur: Nagler 3.. Die Kupferstecherin war Schwester und Mitarbeiterin des F.N. Martinet (1731 - um 1787). Sie stach Illustrationen und Vignetten zu Buchausgaben.

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        Engraved Mourning portrait on Silk of John Quincy Adams

      [Engraved portrait on silk] John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) Former U.S. President (1825-1829). Silk ribbon measuring approx. 5 5/8" x 2 5/8" commemorating Adams&#146; death in 1848. A nice profile engraving of John Quincy Adams on silk (his wife raised silk worms for silk to make her gowns) The quotation on the front of the ribbon reads:.

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        The History Of Greenland: Containing A Description Of The Country And Its Inhabitants: And Particularly A Relation of the Mission carried on for above these Thirty Years by the Unitas Fratrum, At New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that Country.

      London: Printed for the Brethren&#146;s Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel among the Heathen; And sold by J.Dodsley, T.Becket & P.A.De Hondt., 1767. - 2 Volumes. 8vo. pp. 1 p.l., lix, 405; 1 p.l., 497, [1]errata. 2 folding engraved maps & 7 folding engraved plates. contemporary calf, rebacked preserving spine labels, corners renewed (paper lightly embrowned). First Edition of the English Translation. An authoritative description and history of Greenland and chronicle of the establishment and progress of the Moravian missionary settlements at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels. Cranz&#146;s work contains extensive discussion of natural history, whaling, sealing and fishing, the manners and customs of the native Greenlanders, their moral character, diseases, health and medicine, language, &c., and an account of early Norse exploration. Dr. Johnson declared that very few books had ever affected him so deeply as Cranz&#146;s. The continuation, covering the period 1763 to 1768, includes the narrative of Matthaeus Stach&#146;s travels in the south of Greenland, and further observations on the country and its inhabitants. Cox II p. 18. Lauridsen II 55. JCB I 1576 & Sabin 17417 (4 plates). cfBell C554. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Opera.

      Barbou,, Paris, 1767 - 2 Bde. Paris, Barbou, 1767. 12° M. gestoch. Frontisp. u. 17 Kupferst. v. Duflos nach Cochin u. merh. gest. Vign. XII, 1Bl, 322 u. XXIV, 284 S. Ldr.d.Zt. m. reicher Rvergold., farb. Rsch., gold. Deckelfileten, Innenkantenvergold. u. Ganzgoldschn. (M. gestoch. Wappenexlibr. F. Rgier de Monclin. Etw. bestoßen u. berieben, tls. gebräunt). Cohen/Ricci Sp. 1018 - Taschenausg. m. den Illustr. nach d. Ausg. v. 1745 in gutem Druck u. dekorativ gebunden. (M. gestoch. Wappenexlibr. F. Rgier de Monclin. Etw. bestoßen u. berieben, tls. gebräunt). Ldr.d.Zt. m. reicher Rvergold., farb. Rsch., gold. Deckelfileten, Innenkantenvergold. u. Ganzgoldschn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Grand Vocabulaire Francois... Par Une Societe De Gens De Lettres [23 Volumes, Volumes 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30]

      Paris: Chez C. Panckoucke. 1767. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. F First Editions. H Full Leather. Very Good. 23 volumes (issued beginning in 1767), an incomplete though substantial portion of this large and important orthographic work. Present are volumes 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30. SUMPTUOUSLY BOUND in full period French brown mottled calf, spines with raised bands, browned morocco labels, and elaborate gilt tooling, edges stained red, marbled endpapers (some rubbing to spine, some wear to joints; 2 volumes are missing one label; vol. XX has tear to spine at top; some ancient traces of worming to covers). Withal a beautiful set in period attire.

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        History of Greenland : Containing a Description of the Country, and Its Inhabitants : and particularly, A Relation of the Mission, carried on for above these Thirty Years by the Unitas Fratrum, at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that Country. 2 vols.

      Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel among the Heathen, London, 1767, - CRANTZ, David. The History of Greenland : Containing a Description of the Country, and Its Inhabitants : and particularly, A Relation of the Mission,carried on for above these Thirty Years by the Unitas Fratrum, at New Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in that Country. Translated from the High-Dutch, andillustrated with Maps and other Copper-plates. In Two Volumes. London : Printed for the Brethren's Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel among theHeathen : And sold by J. Dodsley, in Pall-mall; T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt; and T. Cadell, Successor to A. Millar, in the Strand; W. Sandby, in Fleet-street; S. Bladon, in Pater-noster-row; E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry;and at all the Brethren's Chapels. MDCCLXVII. [1767]. First English Edition. Pp (6),[i]-lix,(1),[1]-405,(1),+ 2 fldg.maps + 5 fldg.plates; (4),[1]-497,(1),+ 2 fldg.plates. 8vo, recently rebound in full brown calf, red moroccolabels to spine, new endpapers. Arctic Bibliography 3471. See O'Dea 179.Nautical interest throughout. Several kayak plates. "Contains a descriptionof the geography, ice and weather conditions, minerals, sea and land vegetation, mammals, birds and fishes; the Eskimos, their customs, habits, religious beliefs, etc.; health conditions and mentality; language; the Norse colonies; Christianity in Greenland; the origin of the Eskimos; past history;the trade; difficulties of the mission in its early days; establishment ofthe first Herrnhut or Moravian mission in Greenland, 1733; smallpox epidemic; lack of supplies; famine; gradual success; the first 30 years of missionary work by the German Moravians at New Herrnhut and Lichtenfels." -A.B. Previous owner's name to front blank and title-page of both volumes, some foxing throughout (generally light), some off-setting, and some browning of text, else a very tidy and solid copy. the set for 3,000.00 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The History of Greenland, Containing a Description of the Country, and Its Inhabitants: And Particularly, a Relation of the Mission, Carried on for Above These Thirty Years by the Unitas Fratrum, at Neu Herrnhuth and Lichtenfels, in That Country. 2 Vols

      London: The Brethren&#39;s Society for the Furtherance of Teh Gospel Among the Heathen. 1767, 1st 1st English edition.. (Hardcover) lix, 405; 497pp. Very good. Octavo; rebacked in new half-calf with marbled boards and matching marbled endpapers. Gilt decoration on spines. 2 folding maps and 6 copper plates; index. Other than some age toning to the paper a clean attractive copy. Arctic Biblio. 3471 A comprehensive geography of Greenland, and of the activities of the first Herrnhut or Moravian miissionaries in Greenland, from their first initiatives in 1733..

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        John Hancock Faces Retribution for Instigatingthe Boston Tea Party

      - His bankers, a British firm that was involved in sending tea to the American colonies, bounces his checkbecause of the alarming state of trade brought on by the Boston Tea PartyHancock was one of the wealthiest men in New England, having inherited a profitable mercantileshipping business from his uncle. London was the hub of trade, not merely for the mothercountry but the colonies, and he had close ties to England. He lived there for years just prior topassage of the Stamp Act, and his bankers in London were the prominent firm of Hayley andHopkins.It would seem logical for such a man to support the powers that be, and Hancock did so initially.However, after the Sugar and Stamp Acts were passed, the young merchant was impacted by thepublic outrage and fell under the influence of the radical Samuel Adams. Adams became HancockÕsmentor and friend, with Adams always promoting HancockÕs career. When Hancock died,he was Governor of Massachusetts and Adams was his Lieut. Governor. At the funeral, Adamswas so stricken with grief that he was overcome and had to be taken away.HancockÕs name was affixed to virtually all patriot resolutions protesting the Stamp Act, andthe 1767 Townshend Acts, and he was elected to the Massachusetts legislature. Tories, like GovernorThomas Hutchinson, roundly denounced him; then the British seized his ship Liberty andthreatened to prosecute Hancock for smuggling. By 1770, though, Hancock was exhausted withpolitics and felt that his business needed his attention. He took a less active role in public affairsand tended his neglected business, and saw less of Samuel Adams for a while. GovernorHutchinson, who had earlier concluded that HancockÕs Òruling passion was a fondness for popularapplause,Ó began to woo him in the hopes he would swing over to the Tory camp. Hancockhad much to risk by sticking with the patriots. He lived in a regal style; his Back Bay mansionwas unequaled in Boston, and he was a man about town in the finest gold-embroidered clothing.When Adams formed the Boston Committee of Correspondence in November 1772 to advocatecolonial rights, Hancock declined to join.Then came the tea tax, which brought Hancock strongly back into the patriot fold. The Americancolonies were ablaze with opposition, but in London, it seemed business as usual. In fact,HancockÕs bankers, Hayley and Hopkins, were involved in shipping the tea to the colonies,most specifically to Boston, New York and Philadelphia. The resulting Boston Tea Party on thenight of December 16, 1773 was perhaps the seminal event that led to the American Revolution,and though popular lore has Hancock as the lead Indian, more likely he did not physically takepart. However, he approved of the action, and some wouldsay called for the action, reportedly telling the crowd thatevening, ÒLet every man do what is right in his own eyes.ÓBritish firms like Hayley and Hopkins suffered losses inthe tea affair and worried about further business disruptionsdue to conditions in Boston. Conditions that Hancockwas helping create.On March 5, 1774, Hancock made the annual speech commemoratingthe Boston Massacre four years earlier, therebydispelling any doubt about in whose camp he was. Hancockcalled the British troops just about every name in thebook, from ÒvillainousÓ to Òmurderers,Ó in that dramaticoration: ÒThe Town of Boston, ever faithful to the BritishCrown, has been invested by a British fleet, the troops of George the third have crossed theAtlantic, not to engage an enemy, but to assist a band of traitors in trampling on the rights andliberties of his most loyal subjects.Ó News of the Tea Party, and HancockÕs role in it, had arrivedin London; now word of his inflammatory speech speeded there. The British government and itsgreat commercial interests determined that for both Hancock and Boston, this was the last straw.And business being business, part of the anxiety of Hayley and Hopkins was that Hancock owedthem quite a lot of money (almost 11,000 pounds ste [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [Icelandic Falcon]

      [Nuremberg, 1767. A fine print from one of the greatest Nuremberg natural history books: "Delices Physiques Choisies, ou choix de tout ce que les trois regnes de la nature renferment de plus digne des recherches d&#39;un amateur curieux, pour en former un cabinet choisi de curiositez naturelles."… Knorr was one of the leading proto-geologists of the eighteenth century as well as an excellent engraver, painter and art dealer. Born in Nuremberg, he was initially apprenticed to his father&#39;s trade of wood turning, but at the age of eighteen became an engraver of copper-plates for Leonhard Blanc, working with Martin Tyroff on the illustrations for Jacob Scheuchzer&#39;s Physica Sacra (1731). This work and his acquaintance with J.A. Beurer, a mineralogist-correspondent of the Royal Society, quickened Knorr&#39;s interest in natural history. Further stimulus was provided by the wealthy doctor and polymath Christoph Jakob Trew, owner of a menagerie as well as a wide-ranging natural history collection. Trew gathered around him a highly talented group of artists, engravers and scientists, all of whom contributed to making Nuremberg a centre for the publication of top quality large format natural history books. In this stimulating intellectual atmosphere Knorr went on to publish a number of lavish folio volumes, but the present work is his masterpiece. It is also one of the greatest fruits of this flowering of talent in Nuremberg. It acted as a showcase for the talented artists working in the city (most of whom were patronised by Trew). Beautifully designed and executed, the work includes some of the finest natural history plates ever produced. Cf. BM (NH) II, p.998; cf. Landwehr 97 (Dutch edition); Nissen ZBI 2227 & cf. 2229. Fine hand-coloured engraved plate.

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