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

      Norimbergae, apud Gabrielem Nicolaum Raspe, 1767.1767, Latin text followed by French translation, edited by Nicolai Schwebelii. 4to, approximately 255 x 195 mm, 10 x 7¾ inches, in 2 parts with separate register and pagination, the second part, with its own title page, containing the French translation (by C. G. Bourdon de Sigrais). Engraved frontispiece to Latin book, engraved vignette to each title page, engraved pictorial headpiece to each of the 5 Latin books, 2 folding plates, pages: (28), 176, (12) - indexes and errata; xviii, 90, at the end of the preliminary pages before the first page of the Latin text is an unsigned leaf with the Elenchus or contents of the five books which is sometimes found erroneously at the end of the Latin book, obviously an afterthought missing from some copies. Otherwise our copy collates exactly to a copy in ICCU. A digitised copy on the European Cultural Heritage Online site has the Elenchus bound in the middle of the index despite a leaf printed in German directing the binder to place it before page 1. Bound in modern quarter morocco over marbled sides, all edges red, new marbled endpapers. Occasional light foxing, second title page age - browned, some pale age - browning and light foxing throughout, small pale damp stain to a few upper margins, name of Dr Georg Wolfgang Augustin Fikenscher with date of 1797 on title page, in old ink, a German academic from Bayreuth, binding tight and firm. A very good copy. Vegetius a Roman writer about whom very little is known wrote his classic work originally called Epitoma Rei Militaris in the fifth century. The material, on military matters, is chiefly borrowed from earlier authorities and Vegetius is the only extant source for much that his work contains. It was first published in Utrecht in 1475 and was frequently reprinted and translated into modern languages. The work is divided into 5 books: 1. On the levying and training of recruits; 2. On the legion, its organisation, rank of officers and men, and their arms; 3. On tactics, the last chapter of this book consisting of thirty - two maxims of war; 4. On fortification and the attack and defence of places; on machines of war; 5. On the navy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Traduction des pseaumes de David

      Benoît Duplain, Lyon 1767 - Houbigant Charles-François (1686-1783) ~ Traduction des pseaumes de David. A Lyon, Benoît Duplain, 1767. In-8, xj pages (faux-titre, titre et avertissement) ¿ 576 pages ¿ 6 feuillets non chiffrés (table et privilège). Reliure de l¿époque en basane marbrée de couleur fauve à dos à nerfs orné de caissons et de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin brun, filet doré sur les coupes, tranches rouges. Première édition peu courante de cet intéressant psautier qui offre au lecteur sur 3 colonnes le texte original des psaumes de David en Hébreu, la nouvelle traduction française, et le texte en latin de la Vulgate donné par le père Houbigant. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abbildungen und Lebensbeschreibungen berühmter Gelehrten von Johann Matthias Schröckh, Professor der Philosophie. 2 Bände. - (I. Band): Erste Sammlung bis dritte Sammlung. >Hieronymus Savonarola; Paracelsus; Johann Eck; Johann Brentz; Matthias Flacius Illyrieus; David Joris oder Georg; Georg Fürst von Anhalt; Thomas Campanella; Johann Cosinus; Cornelius Jansenius; Ludwig Bourdaloue; Jacob Benignus Bossuet; - Aeneas Sylvius; Ulrich Zwingel; Johann Bugenhagen; Johannes Fischer; Johann Pfeffinger; Quirinus Kuhlmann; Sforza Pallavicini; Anton Arnauld; Sebastian le Nain de Tillemont; Peter Juerieu; - Roswitha; Georg Major; Andreas Gerhard Hyperius; Wilhelm Postel; Veit Ludewig von Seckendorf; Jacob Sirmond; Jacob Lenfant; Johann Albrecht Fabrici

      Band I: Zweite Auflage, 1766 bzw. 1765 (zweite und dritte Sammlung). Band II: 1766 bzw. 1767 (dritte Sammlung). Beide: Leipzig, Christian Gottlob Hilschern. - Band I: 3, (5), (10), (10) 356 Seiten mit Titelvignette, Kopf und Schlussvignetten und insgesamt 32 Portraitkupfern, 12 (in der ersten Sammlung) und jeweils 10 (zweite und dritte Sammlung), komplett! - Band II: (8), 378 Seiten mit Titelvignette, Kopf- und Schlussvignetten und insgesamt 11 Portraitkupfern. - Zwei Halblederbände der Zeit in gleicher Ausstattung, mit jeweils 5 Bünden, rotes Lederrückenschildchen. Lederecken. Frakturschrift. Die beiden Einbände leicht beschabt, Bindung in Ordnung bis auf kleinere Defekte am oberen Buchrücken. Rückenvergoldung unfrisch, ebenso der Rückentitel, Leder etwas brüchig. Innengelenke angeplatzt. Papier der ersten Sammlung in Band I gut, ungebräunt!, der zweiten und dritten Sammlung jedoch durchgehend, teilweise stärker braunfleckig, davon sind die Kupfertafeln nicht oder kaum betroffen. - Das Papier des zweiten Bandes wesentlich weniger stark braunfleckig. Beide Bände mit einem profanen Exlibris (Utrecht). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De jure et officiis in usum tironum. Libri II. Auctore Antonio Genuensi in Regia neapolitana academia olim ethices nunc oeconomices P.P. Editio altera elegantior. Duobus tomis comprehensa. Tomus I ( - II).

      Ex typographia simoniana, Napoli 1767 - 2 voll. in 8, pp. (6) + 326; (6) + 376. M. pg. ottocentesca. Lievi bruniture. Seconda edizione notevolmente accresciuta. la prima, infatti, pubblicata nel 1765, si componeva di 390 pp. contro le 708 pp. di questa. Il notevole successo ottenuto e l'intenzione di chiarire piu' punti del suo pensiero porto' il Genovesi ad un'ampia serie di aggiunte, dense di riferimenti a Montesquieu, Helvetius, Rousseau ecc. Venturi, Settecento riformatore, p.600. ITA

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        Ordinances made for the Province of Quebec, by the Governor and Council of the said Province, since the establishment of the Civil Government

      Brown & Gilmore, Quebec 1767 - (12 1/8 x 7 1/2 inches). [2], 3-81, [1, blank]Title in English and French (recto and verso of the same leaf), text in English and French throughout. Woodcut royal arms on the titles. 9pp. period manuscript index in French in the rear. Expertly bound to style in half russia over period marbled paper covered boards Provenance: Jean Ariail (1735-1800) Very rare first collected edition of the provincial statutes of Quebec and among the earliest Canadian imprints, published on Quebec's first press. William Brown, following an apprenticeship to William Dunlap in Philadelphia and a brief period of printing in Barbados, began printing in Quebec in 1764 on the first press in the province and among the earliest in all of Canada. Brown's press is described by Tremaine as "the most important printing office in eighteenth century Canada both in the amount and variety of its production and as a source of supplies and personnel for other printers." Printed in French and English, the work includes the text of twenty-seven statutes passed between 14 September 1764 and 27 January 1767, comprising all the ordinances since the establishment of the Province. The work was advertised in the Quebec Gazette on 1 December 1766, explaining that the work would print the ordinances "which have hitherto been printed in this [news]paper, as those printed separately during its intermission"; i.e. a six-month period in which the Quebec Gazette did not publish due to the Stamp Act. Four hundred and fifty copies of these collected ordinances were printed, including two hundred for the use of the Government. This example with provenance to Jean (John) Ariail, a French merchant in Quebec, who would leave the British Province for Massachusetts in 1774; Ariail has signed the title (subsequently crossed out) and included a manuscript index in French in the rear. We trace only the Brinley copy at auction of this rare early Canadian imprint, selling for $17 in 1879. Tremaine 116; Fleming & Alston Early Canadian Printing 116; Sabin 67029. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'esprit de la Ligue ou histoire politique des troubles de la France penda EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Herissant, 1767. Fine. Chez Herissant, à Paris 1767, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in 12 (9,5x17cm), lxxij 302pp. et xij 318pp. et xij 364pp. (4), relié. - First Edition. Full sheepskin porphyry. Back tooled raised. Part of title and volume number in morocco beige. Triple fillet border on covers. Slit 1cm lower joint head of Volume I. A dull corner. Nice copy. Considered the best work of the author, this story was a great success even during the nineteenth century. It begins with a historical bibliography on the subject useful. The Holy Catholic League was founded in 1576 to defend France against the Protestants; animated by Guise, it constituted one of the greatest dangers that the monarchy has ever known. The spirit of the League will dim with the victories of Henri IV, having fomented many religious wars. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en pleine basane porphyre. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin beige. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Fente sur 1cm au mors inférieur en tête du tome I. Un coin émoussé. Bel exemplaire. Considéré comme le meilleur ouvrage de l'auteur, cette histoire connut un grand succès jusque pendant le XIXe. Elle débute par une bibliographie historique sur le sujet fort utile. La Sainte ligue catholique fondée en 1576 consistait à défendre la France contre les Protestants ; animée par les Guise, elle constitua un des plus grands dangers que la monarchie ait connu. L'esprit de la Ligue s'éteint progressivement avec les victoires d'Henri IV, après avoir fomenté de nombreuses guerres religieuses.

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        La bibliothèque française de M C Sorel premier historiographe de France

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

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        De vita Antonii Musae Brasavoli commentarius historic-medico-criticus, ex ipsius operibus erutus A B Aloysio Francisco Castellani.

      Mantuae : Joseph Braglia 1767 - pp: xxxii, 214, [2]. Engraved frontis portrait; vignette title page, a couple of ornate initial letters. Signatures: a-b⁠, A-M⁠, N  Includes bibliographic references and index. Octavo hardcover (213mm X 141mm) grey paper covered thin boards (possibly contemporary), with printed spine lettering. This copy was once held at the library of the Birmingham Medical Institute, and has their name in gilt to the spine. The only other library attributes are two feint rubber stamps to the upper corners of frontis and title page. VERY GOOD condition: secure, age-dulled binding with light overall wear to extremities and outer hinge areas - corners still fairly square, and both sets of spine lettering are age-dulled, yet legible - especially the printed lettering. Inner front hinge split, yet binding and text-block are both very sturdy. Leaves are neat, clean, and crisp - apart from a small number of leaves that show feint foxing - and there are no annotations, inscriptions, marginalia, or other marks. Both frontis portrait and vignette are sharp and crisp. A nice copy of this scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plans, Elevations and Sections, of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses, and Also of Stabling, Bridges, Public and Private, Temples, and Other Garden Buildings; Executed in the Counties of Derby, Durham, Middlesex, Northumberland, Nottingham, and York. By James Paine, Architect, One of the Directors of the Society of Artists of Great-Britain. Part the First. Illustrated by Seventy-Four Large Folio Plates

      London: Printed for the Author, 1767. First edition, folio (570 x 380mm), [4], iv, [6], ii, [3]-11, [1], 12-16 [i.e. 17], [5]]pp., with list of subscribers, 74 [i.e. 64] full-page engraved plates (20 double-page, 2 slightly frayed and dust soiled at margins), uncut in orig. calf-backed boards, rather worn, calf and boards peeling, corners rubbed and worn, but overall a good sound copy with the plates clean and bright. First edition of a rare architectural work of houses designed by James Paine (1717-1789), the seventy-four plates illustrate sixteen of his most important completed projects, including the magnificent stables at Chatsworth, Sandbeck, and Axwell Park. "His architecture is basically Palladian in character, but he was by no means a slavish imitator of Kent and Burlington, and his work is distinguished by several characteristic features that give it a strong individuality." —Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840. This first part was published for subscribers only in 1767, a second part (not present here) didn't appear until 1783. Harris, 664; Fowler, 207; Millard Collection, English Books, 50.

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        Le grand vocabulaire francois contenant 1? L'explication de chaque mot considere dans ses diverses accewptions.... 2? Les loix de l'ortographe....3? La geographie ancienne et moderne... 4? Des details raisonnes et philosophiques sur l'economie, le commerce.... Par une societe de gens de lettres. Second edition. Tome premier ( - trentieme)

      Chez Panckoucke 1767-74 30 voll. in 4, pp. 18.000 ca. P. pl. bazzana coeva con fr. oro ai dorsi. Qualche danno alle cuffie, spelature, danni poi? rilevanti alle cerniere di tre voll. Opera importante seppure di non grandissimo successo al momento della sua uscita a causa della mole. Manca infatti a molte biblioteche francesi. Molta cura fu posta alla fonetica e all'ortografia, andando a correggere asltri precedenti lavori simili. ITA

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        The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-Keeper, with Plates of the Same. Published by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude

      Ten folding engraved plates. 31 pp. Large 4to, cont. half-calf & marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: Printed by W. Richardson & S. Clark; and sold by J. Nourse & Mess. Mount & Page, 1767. [bound with]:MASKELYNE, Nevil. An Account of the Going of Mr. John Harrison's Watch, at the Royal Observatory, from May 6th, 1766 to March 4th, 1767. Together with the Original Observations and Calculations of the Same...Published by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude. 28, lvi pp. Large 4to. London: W. Richardson & S. Clark, 1767. [bound with]:LE ROY, J[ulien] D[avid]. A Succinct Account of the Attempts of Mess. Harrison and Le Roy, for finding the Longitude at Sea, and of the Proofs made of their works...To which is prefixed, a Summary of the Marquis de Courtanvaut's Voyage, for the Trial of certain Instruments for finding the Longitude at Sea. Done from the French, by a Fellow of the Royal Society. 14, xii, 54pp. Large 4to. London: F. Newbery, 1768. First editions of the first two works and first edition in English of the third; very fine copies from the library of Matthew Boulton, with the modern bookplate. These are important works regarding the invention and perfection of the chronometer, which enabled navigators to determine their correct geographical position at all times. I. While latitude has been ascertainable by relatively simple means, measuring longitude presented considerable challenges. In 1714, the English government offered the enormous prize of 20,000 pounds to be awarded by the Board of Longitude to anyone who developed a reliable means of calculating longitude at sea. "One way of measuring longitude is to compare local solar time with the standard time at the prime meridian. Local time is easily ascertained by observing the sun but only a very accurate clock can register a standard time over long periods. The improvements in horology effected by Christian Huygens and others after him about the mid-seventeenth century promised success with this method. But the practical problems associated with temperature-compensation and so forth remained long intractable, although several rewards for an invention were offered. Finally, John Harrison, a clockmaker with several useful inventions to his credit...perfected a chronometer of the required degree of accuracy, showing a steady rate of gain or loss. Harrison's chronometer not only supplied navigators with a perfect instrument for observing the true geographical position at any moment during their voyage, but also laid the foundation for the compilation of exact charts of the deep seas and the coastal waters of the world...There has possibly been no advance of comparable importance in aids to navigation until the introduction of radar."-Printing & the Mind of Man 208-(describing Harrison's earlier An Account of the Proceedings: 1763). II. As part of the dispute between Harrison and the Board of Longitude, Maskelyne was called upon to test the accuracy of Harrison's marine chronometer. Maskelyne was known to favor the rival method of finding longitude by means of lunar tables and he therefore subjected Harrison's chronometer, which had already performed well on two West Indian voyages, to a series of extreme and unrealistic tests. The tests were intended to fully discredit the watch. The predictably disappointing results were published in the present pamphlet, along with Maskelyne's conclusion that "Mr Harrison's watch cannot be depended upon to keep the longitude within a degree in a West India voyage of six weeks...nevertheless...it is a useful and valuable invention." III. First edition in English of the Exposé succint des Travaux de MM. Harrison et Le Roy (1768). This is a very rare and important contribution to the famous and bitter quarrel involving Pierre Le Roy (1717-85), the most eminent horologist in France of the 18th century, Harrison, and Berthoud. Le Roy made important contributions to the chronometer; he "established the main principles of the modern chronometer, to wit, a detached escapement, temperature compensation in the balance, and an isochronous balance spring."-Catherine Cardinal, "Ferdinand Berthoud and Pierre Le Roy..." in The Quest for Longitude (Ed. by William J.H. Andrewes), 1996, p. 292. The present work was written by Le Roy, using his father's name for this edition, in answer to Harrison's Principles (see item I). Le Roy illustrates the originality and priority of his own work, dating from before 1754, in comparison with Harrison's. While recognizing the merit of Harrison's chronometer, he considered his own to be superior. The condescension expressed here by Le Roy provoked a series of violently critical responses, both in England and in France. Le Roy also provides an account of the trial of his Nos. 1 and 2 on the Aurore under the Marquis de Courtanvaux in 1767. This is an extremely rare book. Fine copies, attractively bound together, and preserved in a box. Loosely inserted is a page of manuscript notes in ink by a contemporary reader about Harrison's time-keeper. ❧ I. Horblit 42b. II. Baillie, Clocks and Watches. An Historical Bibliography, p. 271. III. Baillie, ibid., pp. 276-77-(describing the original French edition). See also the note to Printing & the Mind of Man 208 for a discussion of the claims of Le Roy to priority in the invention of the chronometer. .

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        Porphyrii Pilosophu Peri Apochs Empsychn Biblio Tessara. Porphyrii Philosophi de Abstinentia Ab Esu Animalium Libri Quatuor: Com Notis Integris Petri Victorii et Ioannis Valentini, et Interprtatione Latina Ioannis Bernardi Feliciani; Editionem curativ & suas itemque Ioannis Iacobi Reiskii Notas adiecit Iacobus De Rhoer; Accedunt IV. Epistolae de Apostasia Porphyrii. & Beigebunden: Porphyriu Peri Tu En Te Odysseia Ton Nymphon Antru. Den Antro Nympharum. Graece cum Latina L. Holstenii versione. Graeca ad fidem editionum restituit, Versionem C. Gesneri, & Animadversiones suas adjecit R. Rm van Goens. Praemissa est Dissertatio Homerica ad Porphyrium. 2 Werke in 1 Band.

      . o.O. (Utrecht) Trajecti ad Rhenum, Apud Abrahamum a Paddenburg, Bilbiopolam 1767, 1765. 4°. (36) S., 398 S., (14) S.; XXXIV, XXXVI, 1 Bl., 122 S., (8) S. (griech. / latein). Hldr.d.Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Brunet IV, 823. Berieben und bestossen. Leder einer Rückenkante durchgescheuert. Alter Stempel auf Titelblatt. Gering stockfleckig. -CHF 650.00.

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        Der verbesserte öconomische Tausendkünstler oder öconomisches Handbuch worinnen die wichtigsten Vortheile in allen Theilen der Landwirthschaft und Haushaltungskunst sonderlich bey dem Feld - Garten - Wiesen - Forst - und Waldbau, dem Weinbau, der Viehzucht und andern dahin gehörigen Wissenschaften beschrieben werden zum Besten der Land - und Hauswirthe.

      Ulm, Stettin 1767 - 17,2 x 11,8 cm, Front., 12 unpag. Vorrede und Inhaltsverzeichnis, 618 S., 22 unpag. S. Register, einige Vignetten, oberhalb der Vorrede ist ein alter Besitzervermerk eingeklebt, zeitgen. Ledereinband auf vier Bünden, S. 597/598 fehlt

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        Convenient and Ornamental Architecture. Consisting of original designs for plans, elevations and sections beginning with the farmhouse and regularly ascending to the most grand and magnificent villa. The whole elegantly engraved on seventy copper-plates B

      Printed for the Author and Henry Webley, London 1767 - First edition. viii, iv, 26pp., engraved plates, some folding. Imperfect copy missing two plates, nos. 64 and 65. Browned, a little soiling with occasional marks, two folding plates torn in centre of top fold, good in original worn leather boards, repaired at corners and relaid with new leather spine and new endpapers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De jure et officiis in usum Tironum libri II; Riflessioni sul trattato di economia politica del SIg. Say (Napoli, Dalla Tipografia dei Porcelli, 1824) -

      Ex Typographia Simoniana 1767-1824 Editio altera elegantior. Duobus tomis comprehensa. Tre tomi rileg. in un vol. in 8°, 20x13 cm, pp. (4) 326 (2); pp. 380 (errore p. 279 invece di p. 379); pp. 210. Occhietto, dedica alla I c. di guardia. Incisione ai front. del "De jure". - Aggiunto: Riflessioni sul Trattato di economia Politica del Sig. Say, Napoli, della Tipografia di Porcelli, 1824. pp.210 - Finalini, testatine, bei capilettera. Richiami e segnn. dei fascc. Leg. post. in mezza pelle, tit. in oro al ds., piatti maculati. Esemplare rifilato. A. Genovesi era un tempo Prof. di Etica e poi di Economia nella Regia Accademia Napoletana. Ottime condizioni.

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        La balia. Poemetto pubblicato ora la prima volta con annotazioni da Gio. Antonio Ranza Regio Professore di Umane Lettere in Vercelli

      Panialis 1767 In 8, pp. (2) + 3 + (1b) + 74. Vignetta xil. al fr. e in fine. Cart. coeva.?Ed. orig. di questo poema del Tansillo stampato in tre varianti. Questa ? la terza che presenta al fr.?una xilo. non firmata.?Gorini (Vercelli nei libri... p. 98) cita solo le prime due varianti di questa edizione, una con XXIV pp. iniziali e una con VIII pagine.?Questa prima edizione del poemetto didascalico fu pubblicata da Antonio Ranza a due secoli dalla morte (1568) dell'autore, sulla base di un manoscritto rinvenuto in un non meglio specificato codice del XVI secolo. ITA

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        The Present State of Great Britain and North America, with regard to Agriculture, Population, Trade, and Manufactures, impartially considered: Containing a particular account of the dearth and scarcity of the necessities of life in England; the want of staple commodities in the Colonies; the decline of their trade; increase of people; and necessity of manufactures, as well as of a trade in them hereafter. In which the causes and consequences of these growing evils, and methods of preventing them, are suggested; the proper regulations for the Colonies, and the taxes imposed on them, are considered, and compared with their condition and circumstances

      London: T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt. 1767., 1767. Rare First (and only) Edition. Octavo. pp. [5] xvi, 363. Errata printed to verso of final page. Re-spined by Atkinson's using original brown calf boards. New matching spine has raised bands and gilt titles. All edges flecked red. boards heavily battered, and some browning and brittleness to outer pages. Generally crisp and clean. Rear free end paper folded and slightly torn. Very good overall. A Virginian Botanist, Mitchell is best known for his 1755 map of North America, used during the 1783 Treaty of Paris. This book was written in response to the challenging circumstances experienced in the North American Colonies following the Seven Years War, apparently exacerbated by government policy. With hindsight, it clearly prefigures the American Revolution. Stevens, Rare Americana, 125; Bell M422; Dionne II 734; Goldsmiths' 10271; Higgs 4100; Howes M679; JCB I 1591; Kress 6478; Lande S1534; Sabin 49696.

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        Tom Jones ou l'enfant trouvé

      à Londres|& se vend à Paris: Chez Nyon|& Bauche, 1767. Fine. Chez Nyon & Bauche, à Londres & se vend à Paris 1767, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 12 (9,5x17cm), LVI, 348pp. et 346pp. et 296pp. et 372pp., relié. - Mention fourth edition, after the French original published in 1751; illustrated with a frontispiece and 15 figures by Ringed by Aveline, Chedel, Fessard and Pasquier. "Lovely illustration of the best times of Plover." Cohen. Translated and adapted by De La Place.Plein glossy and mottled brown calf. Smooth back decorated. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Lack head and tail of volume I. A lack of volume III tail. Petis gaps piece volume number of Volume IV. 5 corners bumped. Friction. Reasonable exemplaire.The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling is unquestionably one of the great masterpieces of English literature. He spends the English picaresque genre with a bright mixture of various genres, the novel of manners, the sentimental novel and that of a typical English satirical prose encountered in Swift. Fielding Joseph Andrews had previously given, a kind of satire of the sentimental novel fashion, Pamela Richardson, Jonathan Wild and history, and it was already two master strokes, he signed with Tom Jones implemented a multiple, deep, although always in the same vein as Joseph Andrews; its influence is great in France, England and unalterable, even in Thomas Hardy and George Elliot. The echoes of this style if English find great echoes Dickens. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Mention de quatrième édition, après l'originale française parue en 1751 ; illustrée d'un frontispice et de 15 figures par Gravelot par Avéline, Chedel, Fessard et Pasquier."Charmante illustration du meilleur temps de Gravelot". Cohen. Traduction et adaptation par De La Place. Reliure en plein veau brun glacé et marbré. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Manque en tête et queue du tome I. Un manque en queue du tome III. Petis manques à la pièce de tomaison du tome IV. 5 coins émoussés. Frottements. Assez bon exemplaire. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling est sans conteste l'un des grands chefs-d'oeuvre de la littérature anglaise. Il consacre le genre picaresque anglais avec un mélange éclatant de divers genres, celui du roman de moeurs, celui du roman sentimental et celui d'une prose satirique typiquement anglaise que l'on rencontre chez Swift. Fielding avait auparavant donné Joseph Andrews, sorte de satire du roman sentimental à la mode, Pamela de Richardson, et Histoire de Jonathan Wild, et c'était déjà deux coups de maître, il signe avec Tom Jones une oeuvre multiple, profonde, bien que toujours dans la même veine que Joseph Andrews ; son influence sera grande en France, et inaltérable en Angleterre, jusque chez Thomas Hardy et George Elliot. Les échos de ce style si anglais trouveront de grands échos chez Dickens.

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        Histoire de la Réformation ou Mémoires de Jean Sleidan sur l'état de la Re EDITION ORIGINALE

      A La Haye: Chez Frederic Staatman, 1767. Fine. Chez Frederic Staatman, A La Haye 1767, 3 tomes en 3 Vol. in 4 (21x28cm), xlii, 448pp. et 502pp. et 361pp. (1) (84), relié. - First edition of this French translation by Peter Courayer; a first translation was published in 1558 under the original title: Comments on the state of religion and the Republic under the Empire of Charles V. Title pages in red and black. Sheepskin brown half contemporary. Back to nerves Jansenist. Parts beige titles. boards speckled brown paper. Few hiccups with gaps on the backs. Friction. Good enough copies bindings editor, uncut. . Remarkable history of the empire of Charles V and more specifically the Reformation 1517-1556 The book is divided into 24 books with a detailed summary and progress annually; the translator has added some notes and explanations. The author does not reduce its history the Empire of Charles V but extends to Europe, especially to France in its relations with the German Empire. Found in the past that interest ambassador Jean Sleidan, and a willingness to understand all the world in motion. This book is still the basis of modern historiography for any study of the Reformation. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de cette traduction française par Pierre le Courayer ; une première traduction avait été publiée en 1558 sous le titre original : Commentaires sur l'état de la religion de et de la République sous l'Empire de Charles Quint. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Reliure en demi basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs janséniste. Pièces de titres beiges. Plats de papier moucheté brun. Quelques accrocs avec manques sur les dos. Frottements. Assez bons exemplaires en reliures d'éditeur, non rognées. Remarquable histoire de l'empire de Charles Quint et plus précisément de la Réformation de 1517 à 1556. L'ouvrage est divisé en 24 livres dotés d'un sommaire détaillé et progresse par année ; le traducteur y a ajouté des notes et des éclaircissements. L'auteur ne réduit pas son histoire à l'empire de Charles Quint mais l'étend à l'Europe et plus particulièrement à la France dans ses rapports avec l'empire germanique. On retrouve dans cet intérêt le passé d'ambassadeur de Jean Sleidan, et une volonté de comprendre en totalité le monde en marche. Cet ouvrage constitue encore la base de l'historiographie moderne pour toute étude de la Réforme.

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        Recherche sur le tissus muqueux ou l'organe cellulaire et sur quelques m EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Didot le jeune, 1767. Fine. Chez Didot le jeune, à Paris 1767, 2 partie en un Vol. In 12 (10x17cm), x, (2) 227pp. ; (4) x, (8) 228pp. (1), relié. - First Edition for the first book and new edition to waters Barege.Plein calf marbled time. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Some frictions, two corners bumped and bites on page titre.Theophile Bordeu (1722-1776) is considered one of the greatest physicians of the eighteenth century, and one of the most famous theorists. He is the founder of pathological physiology and its work will give rise to the general anatomy of Bichat. The book in question reported significant discoveries about the structure of tissues, particularly, it is one of the leading books on the role and importance cell. Principles of physiology vitalism earned him to be taken as a model in Diderot's Dream On alembert.Jourdan, Medical Biography, 402: "To rent this beautiful work with dignity, is enough to say that certainly gave the Bichat idea of its general anatomy, and it became a chapter in one of those happy thefts that Bichat was able to make amends by attaching a host of remarks n "owned that to him." From the library Broussonet with ink stamp and handwritten signature. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour le premier ouvrage et nouvelle édition pour Les eaux de Barege. Reliure en plein veau d'époque marbré. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Quelques frottements, 2 coins émoussés et piqûres sur la page de titre. Theophile Bordeu (1722-1776) est considéré comme l'un des plus grands médecins du XVIIIe, et l'un des plus célèbres théoriciens. Il est le fondateur de la physiologie pathologique et ses travaux donneront naissance à L'anatomie générale de Bichat. L'ouvrage en question fait état d'importantes découvertes sur la structure des tissus, et notamment, il est l'un des principaux livres sur le rôle et l'importance cellulaire. Ses principes de physiologie vitaliste lui vaudront d'être pris comme modèle par Diderot dans Le rêve de D'alembert. Jourdan, Biographie Médicale, 402: "Pour louer dignement ce bel ouvrage, is suffit de dire qu'il donna certainement à Bichat l'idée de son Anatomie générale, et qu'il en devint un chapitre, par un de ces heureux larcins que Bichat a su se faire pardonner en y joignant une foule de remarques qui n"appartenaient qu' à lui." De la bibliothèque Broussonet, avec timbre humide et signature autographe. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures.

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        Le huron ou l'ingénu [Ensemble] La princesse de Babilone [Ensemble] Les h EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Lausanne;|à Londres ;|S.l. ;|à Genève|& se trouve à Paris: S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n. ; chez Merlin, 1767. Fine. S.n. ; S.n. ; S.n. ; chez Merlin, à Lausanne; à Londres ; S.l. ; à Genève & se trouve à Paris 1767 - 1768, In 8 (11x18,5cm), (4) 118pp. (4) 120pp. ; (2) 100pp. ; (4) 189 ; (2) 69pp., relié. - Rare meeting of four works of Voltaire including two First edition: Literary civilities, and Charlot. The second edition of naive at the time of the original infringement and the date of the original with the word London for The Princess of Babylon. All editions are rares.Plein calf and marbled iced contemporary. Smooth spine decorated. 2 pieces of red morocco title, the first of which bearing: Works of Voltaire (this volume has probably been removed from a whole). Head cover arrachée.Mors open tail on 1cm.L'ingénu is a philosophical and political tale that through the confrontation of a Huron, Canadian Indian, French society under Louis XIV, Voltaire allows the reporting of abuse and arbitrary power and justice. Princess of Babylon is the story of thwarted love across Europe (and akin to that view in Candide) and Asia in which Voltaire passed different opinions about religion and intolerance. Literary honesty are a series of anecdotes about the relations of men of letters between them. According to Voltaire himself Charlot part is more to be read than played, it depicts Henri IV and the aristocratic society of the Countess de Givry. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare réunion de 4 oeuvres de Voltaire dont deux en édition originale : Les honnêtetés littéraires, et Charlot. Seconde édition de L'ingénu à la date de l'originale et contrefaçon à la date de l'originale avec la mention Londres pour La princesse de Babylone. Toutes ces éditions sont rares. Reliure en plein veau marbré et glacé d'époque. Dos lisse orné. 2 pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, dont la première portant : Oeuvres de Voltaire (ce volume ayant sans doute été retiré d'un ensemble). Coiffe de tête arrachée. Mors ouvert en queue sur 1cm. L'ingénu est un conte philosophique et politique qui à travers la confrontation d'un Huron, indien canadien, à la société française sous Louis XIV, permet à Voltaire la dénonciation des abus et l'arbitraire du pouvoir et de la justice. La princesse de Babylone est l'histoire d'amours contrariés à travers l'Europe (et s'apparente de ce point de vue à Candide) et l'Asie dans lequel Voltaire fait passer différentes critiques sur la religion et l'intolérance. Les honnêteté littéraires sont une série d'anecdotes sur les rapports des hommes de lettres entre eux. Selon Voltaire lui-même la pièce Charlot est davantage destinée à être lue que jouée, elle met en scène Henri IV et la société aristocratique de la Comtesse de Givry.

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        The Present State of Great Britain and North America, with regard to Agriculture, Population, Trade, and Manufactures, impartially considered: Containing a particular account of the dearth and scarcity of the necessities of life in England; the want of staple commodities in the Colonies; the decline of their trade; increase of people; and necessity of manufactures, as well as of a trade in them hereafter. In which the causes and consequences of these growing evils, and methods of preventing them, are suggested; the proper regulations for the Colonies, and the taxes imposed on them, are considered, and compared with their condition and circumstances

      London: T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt. 1767., 1767. Rare First (and only) Edition. Octavo. pp. [5] xvi, 363. Errata printed to verso of final page. Re-spined by Atkinson's using original brown calf boards. New matching spine has raised bands and gilt titles. All edges flecked red. boards heavily battered, and some browning and brittleness to outer pages. Generally crisp and clean. Rear free end paper folded and slightly torn. Very good overall. A Virginian Botanist, Mitchell is best known for his 1755 map of North America, used during the 1783 Treaty of Paris. This book was written in response to the challenging circumstances experienced in the North American Colonies following the Seven Years War, apparently exacerbated by government policy. With hindsight, it clearly prefigures the American Revolution. Stevens, Rare Americana, 125; Bell M422; Dionne II 734; Goldsmiths' 10271; Higgs 4100; Howes M679; JCB I 1591; Kress 6478; Lande S1534; Sabin 49696.

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        Der neugierige Passagier auf Reisen durch die vornehmsten und merkwürdigsten Städte in Deutschland und den Niederlanden, welcher das Sehenswürdigste derselben genau anzeiget und alle Städte in Kupfer accurat vorstellet

      Frankfurt u. Lpz., 1767.. kl.-4°. 3 Bll., 176 S. Mit Frontisp. (wdh. Ansicht v. Lübeck) u. 48 (dav. 1 gefalt.) Kupfertaf. v. Johann Christoph Dehne. HLdr. d. Zt. Die Ansicht v. Frankfurt am Main fehlt. Lübecke doppelt vorh., zusätzl. Ansicht v. Amsterdam (im Inhaltsverz. nicht genannt). VD18 14527642-001 - Enthält frühe Ansichten v. Wien (Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner), Augsburg, Berlin, Bonn, Braunschweig, Köln, Dresden, Leipzig, Wittenberg, Dünckelspiel, Forchheim, Halberstadt, Halle, Hamburg, Halle, Hannover, Hildesheim, Kaiserswerth, Kiel, Lübeck (2), Lüneburg, Nördlingen, Nürnberg, Anspach, Regensburg, Rothenburg, Weissenburg, Wolfenbüttel, Würzburgm Zelle, Antwerpen, Oudenarde, Brügge, Brüssel, Cambray, Delft, Dornick, Dünkirchen, Düsseldorf, Gent, Limburg, Löwen, Maastricht, Mecheln, Namur, Sluis, Ypern, Amsterdam. Die Ansichten v. Wittenberg u. Halle im unt. Rd. beschn. Paginierfehler: S. 15 statt 13

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        A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry [sic], and of other Crown cases. To which are added discourses upon a few branches of the Crown law

      Dublin: Printed for Sarah Cotter 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.6"). x, 412 pp., [10] ff.. 1767 Second Irish printing, following the Oxford first of 1762 and the Dublin first of 1763: one of the most authoritative and scholarly of such reports of the time, accompanied by examinations of treason, homicide, accessories, the writings of Lord Hale, etc. The trial mentioned in the title refers to that of those arrested for participation in the Jacobite rising of 1745, an attempt by "Bonnie Prince Charlie" (i.e., Charles Edward Stuart) to regain the British throne. (He had timed his effort for a moment when much of the British military was occupied on the continent by the War of the Austrian Succession.) Cotter was the daughter of Joseph Cotter and successor to his printing business. She was active from 1757 to 1767 and published/printed law, technical, and religious books, belles lettres, and a wide variety of other productions. Her press produced two variants of this edition; in the present example, the colon after "Dublin" in the imprint is above the n of "in," and the catchword on p. 406 is "manner." Binding: Contemporary limp suede with envelope flap, portion of original tie still present. Provenance: Front pastedown and free endpaper with early inked ownership inscriptions of Gryff[yth?] Price. Binding as above, rebacked with mottled sheep with gilt-stamped leather title-label; edges rubbed, flap leather cracking and refurbished with same leather used on spine as well as internally reinforced with marbled paper. Endpapers with offsetting to margins, inscriptions as above. Pages with a very few instances of faint foxing. => A nice copy, easily imaginable as an Irish lawyer's portable reading and reference.

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        6] Sonate da Camera a Violino Solo Col Basso Continuo. Dedicate A sua Excellenza Lestevenon De BerKenroode e Streÿn &.a &.a &.a Ambasciatore Ordinario Delle L.L.H.H.P.P. Li Stati Generali Delle Provincie Unite, e de Paési Bassi, apresso Sua Maésta Cristianissima. Opera Seconda. Prix en blanc 9 [livre]. Avec Privilege du Roy. Gravé par Le Sr. Hue. Imprimé par Auguste de Loraine. [Score]

      L'Auteur. Boivin. Decaix. Gavigniés. Guersan [ca 1767], Paris - First Edition. Very rare, possibly unique. RISM B2118 (the present copy only).Berteau, a French cellist, "was the founder of the French school of cello playing. Among his pupils were Tillière, Janson, Cupis and the elder Duport. In 1739 he played a concerto of his own composition with great success at the Concert Spirituel in Paris. La Borde praised him highly."Some doubts have been cast upon the authenticity of the few works [by Berteau] which survive, largely due to confusion over his date of death, thought by F.-J. Fétis, Eitner and others to be 1756. The later date given above is, however, confirmed by the register of St Pierre d’Angers and in an annotation by Abbé Roze to a manuscript of ‘Sonate del S[i]gnore Berteau 1759’ (Bibliothèque nationale, Paris) of which two pages, according to Roze, are autograph." Mary Cyr in Grove Music Online.The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century. Folio. Disbound. Outer edge colored in red. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), [1] (blank), 2-27, [28] (blank), 29-33, [34] (blank), 35-40 pp. Engraved. Notated on two staves: violin and figured bass. Printed annotation to first system of sonate no. 5: "La Gaviniés."Second numbering of sonatas as "13" to "18" in ink as header to all pages with earlier manuscript numbering crossed out. From the collection of André Meyer, ParisSlightly soiled; minor fraying to outer edge of title. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VITE DE' PIÙ ECCELLENTI PITTORI, SCULTORI ED ARCHITETTI

      LIVORNO, MARCO COLTELLINI, 1767 E FIRENZE, G.B. STECCHI & A.G. PAGANI, 1771-1772. 1767 - 1771 - 1772 VASARI, Giorgio ( 1511 - 1574). Livorno, Marco Coltellini, 1767 e Firenze, G.B. Stecchi & A.G. Pagani, 1771 - 1772. 7 VOLUMI IN - 4°, PERGAMENA COEVA CON TASSELLI IN PELLE. VII, 551 PP. ; (2), 611 PP, ; (4), 447 PP.; VII, 514 PP.; (4), 468 PP.; (4) 450 PP..; (4) 484 PP.. COMLPESSIVI 156 RITRATTI E TRE TAVOLE INCISI IN RAME DA GUGLIELMO DELLA VALLE F.T. BELL' ESEMPLARE CON POCHE PAGINE INGIALLITE DAL TEMPO. " IL VASARI È IN TUTTO... IL VERO PATRIARCA E PADRE DELLA CHIESA DELLA NUOVA STORIA DELL' ARTE, NON SOLO PER L' ESEMPIO DELLA SUA GRANDE STORIA DEGLI ARTISTI COSÌ RICCA D' INFLUSSI E PRESTO IMITATA DAPPERTUTTO, COLLA COSTRUZIONE STORICA INTRAPRESA E SVILUPPATA DA LUI, MA ANCHE PER L' APERTA OBBIETTIVITÀ A CUI EGLI TENDEVA E CHE SPESSO RAGGIUNSE DI FRONTE ALLE MANIFESTAZIONI ARTISTICHE PIÙ SVARIATE... NELLE SUE VITE CHE CI STANNO DINANZI IN UNA NOTEVOLISSIMA DUPLICE VERSIONE STA INTERAMENTE CHIUSA LA SUA IMPORTANZA COME SCRITTORE: SONO LA SUA VERA ED UNCA OPERA, QUELLA CHE HA RESO IL SUO NOME IMMORTALE... QUESTA EDIZIONE È LA PIÙ PREZIOSA FRA QUELLE ANTICHE... IL PRIMO VOLUME USCÌ A LIVORNO, GLI ALTRI USCIRONO A FIRENZE... FU PUBBLICATA PER OPERA DEL CAV. DE' GIUDICI D' AREZZO E DI TOMMASO GENTILI E IGNAZIO HUGFORD; IL BOTTARI PREST?' IL SUO AIUTO E AGGIUNSE PARECCHIE NOTE..." ( SCHLOSSER MAGNINO, LA LETTERATURA ARTISTICA, PP. 323 - 34 ). BRUNET, V, 1096. GRAESSE, VII, P. 264. UNIVERSAL CATALOGUE OF BOOKS ON ART, II, P. 2061. MANCA AL CICOGNARA CHE CITA ALTRE EDIZIONI. SIDNEY & CHURCHIL, BIBLIOGRAFIA VASARIANA, 18. " IL SETTIMO ED ULTIMO VOLUME CONTIENE OLTRE LA VITA E LE OPERE DEL VASARI, LA DESCRIZIONE DELL'' APPARATO PER LE NOZZE DEL PRINCIPE D. FRANCESCO DI TOSCANA ( FATTO IN FIRENZE ). RARO".

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        DIESSEN. "Vera Delineatio versus Plagam occidentalem Canoniae Regularis ad B.V.M. in Dießen". Klosteransicht mit Blick über den See nach Andechs.

      - Kupferstich von Franz Xaver Jungwirth nach Franz Kürzinger, dat. 1767, 27 x 40,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XIX, S. 332 (Jungwirth) und Bd. XXII, S. 72 (Kürzinger, auch Kirzinger); Raff, Diessen am Ammersee. - Die Zeichnung von Franz Kirzinger (so die Signatur auf dem Stich) aus dem Jahre 1766 diente auch Joseph Anton Zimmermann als Vorlage seines Stiches für den 8. Band der "Monumenta Boica". Franz Xaver Jungwirth legte weniger Wert auf die dekorative Rokokoumrahmung, er setzte die Vorlage jedoch topographisch und architektonisch wesentlich genauer um. Reizend dargestellt sind die kleinen Orte am See, Fischen, Aidenried, Mühlfeld und Andechs. - Der vorliegende Kupferstich (bei Thieme-Becker erwähnt) ist im Format größer als das Zimmermann-Blatt und ohne Faltspuren. Mit schmalem Rändchen um die Darstellung. Sehr selten.

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        Der neugierige Passagier auf Reisen durch die vornehmsten und merkwürdigsten Städte in Deutschland und den Niederlanden, welcher das Sehenswürdigste derselben genau anzeiget und alle Städte in Kupfer accurat vorstellet.

      Frankfurt u. Lpz., 1767.. kl.-4°. 3 Bll., 176 S. Mit Frontisp. (wdh. Ansicht v. Lübeck) u. 48 (dav. 1 gefalt.) Kupfertaf. v. Johann Christoph Dehne. HLdr. d. Zt. Die Ansicht v. Frankfurt am Main fehlt. Lübecke doppelt vorh., zusätzl. Ansicht v. Amsterdam (im Inhaltsverz. nicht genannt).. VD18 14527642-001 - Enthält frühe Ansichten v. Wien (Nicht bei Nebehay-Wagner), Augsburg, Berlin, Bonn, Braunschweig, Köln, Dresden, Leipzig, Wittenberg, Dünckelspiel, Forchheim, Halberstadt, Halle, Hamburg, Halle, Hannover, Hildesheim, Kaiserswerth, Kiel, Lübeck (2), Lüneburg, Nördlingen, Nürnberg, Anspach, Regensburg, Rothenburg, Weissenburg, Wolfenbüttel, Würzburgm Zelle, Antwerpen, Oudenarde, Brügge, Brüssel, Cambray, Delft, Dornick, Dünkirchen, Düsseldorf, Gent, Limburg, Löwen, Maastricht, Mecheln, Namur, Sluis, Ypern, Amsterdam. Die Ansichten v. Wittenberg u. Halle im unt. Rd. beschn. Paginierfehler: S. 15 statt 13

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        RELAZIONE delle febbri che si sono provate epidemiche in diverse parti della Toscana l'anno 1767. Scritta per ordine dell' illustriss. e clar. magistrato di sanità della città e dominio di Firenze dai dottori Gio. Giorgio Hasenöhrl de Lagusi [.] Baldassar Collini [.] Gio. Francesco Antonio Valigiardi, Antonio Franchi [.] e Gio. Targioni Tozzetti [.].

      - In Firenze, nella stampería di S.A.R. per Gaetano Cambiagi, 1767, in-4, cartonatura originale con titolo manoscritto su tassello di carta al dorso, pp. 435, [1]. Con una tabella ripiegata f.t. e una illustrazione n.t. Lievi gore alle coperte, per il resto bell'esemplare, a pieni margini. Moreni II, p. 380. Raro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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. Quéverdo (1748-1797), auf Bütten. Je 12,5/13:ca. 8 cm. Vorzügliche Abdrucke mit vollem Rand, etwas vergilbt und teils leicht fleckig. Literatur: Nagler3. Die Kupferstecherin war Schwester und Mitarbeiterin des F.N. Martinet (1731 – um 1787). Sie stach Illustrationen und Vignetten zu Buchausgaben.

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        [6] Sonate da Camera a Violino Solo Col Basso Continuo. Dedicate A sua Excellenza Lestevenon De BerKenroode e Streÿn &.a &.a &.a Ambasciatore Ordinario Delle L.L.H.H.P.P. Li Stati Generali Delle Provincie Unite, e de Paési Bassi, apresso Sua Maésta Cristianissima... Opera Seconda. Prix en blanc 9 [livre]... Avec Privilege du Roy. Gravé par Le Sr. Hue. Imprimé par Auguste de Loraine. [Score]

      Paris: L'Auteur... Boivin... Decaix... Gavigniés... Guersan. [ca. 1767]. Folio. Disbound. Outer edge colored in red. 1f. (title), 1f. (dedication), [1] (blank), 2-27, [28] (blank), 29-33, [34] (blank), 35-40 pp. Engraved. Notated on two staves: violin and figured bass. Printed annotation to first system of sonate no. 5: "La Gaviniés." Second numbering of sonatas as "13" to "18" in ink as header to all pages with earlier manuscript numbering crossed out. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris Slightly soiled; minor fraying to outer edge of title. . First Edition. Very rare, possibly unique. RISM B2118 (the present copy only). Berteau, a French cellist, "was the founder of the French school of cello playing. Among his pupils were Tillière, Janson, Cupis and the elder Duport... In 1739 he played a concerto of his own composition with great success at the Concert Spirituel in Paris. La Borde praised him highly..." "Some doubts have been cast upon the authenticity of the few works [by Berteau] which survive, largely due to confusion over his date of death, thought by F.-J. Fétis, Eitner and others to be 1756. The later date given above is, however, confirmed by the register of St Pierre d?'Angers and in an annotation by Abbé Roze to a manuscript of ?'Sonate del S[i]gnore Berteau 1759?' (Bibliothèque nationale, Paris) of which two pages, according to Roze, are autograph." Mary Cyr in Grove Music Online. The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century.

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        Armorial des Etats du Languedoc

      Imprimerie de Vincent;Imprimeur Libraire 1767 - 248pp. Bon Etat Le prix comprends l'expédition en colissimo recommandé ou suivi international. Reliure pleine peau d'epoque solide. frottements sur les plats et le dos. bas et haut du dos avec un petit manque sans gravité. coins frottés. Dos avec titres et fleurons dorés. Un ex-libris sur le papier à la cuve. page de garde blanche manque un bout de papier au bas. L'etat intérieur est excellent le papier est en etat de propreté et avec quelques rousseurs uniquement sur quelques pages en fin d'ouvrage. les planches sont impeccables. bel ouvrage solide [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abbildung auslaendischer Materialien

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

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        Lebensgeschichte des berühmten Mathematikers und Künstler Peter Anichs eines Tyrolerbauers. Verfasset von einer patriotischen Feder.

      München, Crätz 1767.. Mit gest Portrait und gest. Titelvignette. 5 Bll., 64 S., 2 Bll. Pappband d. Zt. 4°.. ADB I, 465; Wurzbach I, 42. Die erste Biographie Anichs, im Jahr nach seinem Tode erschienen. Anich war Bauernsohn und arbeitete bis zum 28. Lebensjahr in der Landwirtschaft, bevor er bei den Jesuiten in Innsbruck Mathematik und Astronomie studierte. Er fertigte einen Himmels- und einen Erdglobus an, die heute im Tiroler Landesmuseum stehen. Auch erstellte er eine Karte der Umgebung von Innsbruck und schuf gemeinsam mit Blasius Hueber das 20 Blätter umfassende Kartenwerk von Tirol. Das schöne Frontispiz zeigt ihn mit seinen beiden Globen. - Einband etwas fleckig. Die ersten 4 Bl. mit kleiner Wurmspur, etw. gebräunt.

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        [ARCHIVE OF MANUSCRIPTS FROM AND RELATING TO THE ISLAND OF MAURITIUS]

      [Mauritius. 1767-1817].. Approximately thirty-four items, totaling 75pp. plus several other later or tangential items. Mostly folio and quarto sheets, with a few smaller pieces. Light soiling and wear throughout, heavier to some documents. Overall good to very good. A superb archive of manuscripts spanning more than fifty years of French colonial history in the southern Indian Ocean, and reflecting the extreme danger of some of France's farthest-flung endeavors, especially during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Among the manuscripts offered are letters signed by Mauritius governor, Malartic, to the governor of Réunion, and an instruction given to the Chevalier de Sanglier sent to Mauritius by the Commander of the French troops in Madagascar, Maurice Auguste, Baron Benyovszky. The earliest item is a letter from the Cesar Gabriel de Choiseul, Duc de Praslin, regarding the precarious social climate in the colony. Dated 1767, he writes, "Messieurs... les revolutions arrives En Cette Colonie dans les affaires de la Compagnie...." At that time, the Compagnie des Indes was handing over control of the island to the French government. There are eight autograph manuscripts signed by Anne Joseph Hippolyte de Maures de Malartic - Governor of the island, "Le Citoyen President," and "Sauveur de la Colonie" - regarding the governing of the islands during the French Revolution. All are dated at the Ile de France from 1793 to 1794. There are also two autograph letters on the printed letterhead of Maurice Auguste, Baron Benyovszky, regarding the supplies needed for his Madagascar colony, including tens of thousands of seeds for coffee and cotton. An officer of the Hapsburg army during the Seven Years' War, Benyovszky later served in the Confederation of Bar and assisted with a rebellion against the King of Poland, for which he was eventually imprisoned in Siberia. He managed to organize a rebellion among the Polish soldiers, commandeer a ship, and sail through the Aleutian islands and on to Taiwan and then Macau, where he befriended French diplomats. He used his new contacts to arrange an audience with Louis XV, to whom he proposed a French colony on Madagascar - King Louis was intrigued enough to agree and he appointed Benyovszky Governor of the new colony. Two further manuscripts relate to the precarious position in which the French colonists found themselves during the Mauritius campaign of 1809-1811. "Croyez, Messieurs, que Sa Majesté L'Empereur, Saura apprécier ce nouvel acte de Votre dévouement...." Dated at the Ile de France, 31 8bre 1809. There is also a group of letters and other items from 1853 relating to Eugene Leclezio, the man who seems to have assembled all of the manuscripts. It includes several small manuscript maps of the island and the region in the Indian Ocean. There are also several later printed and manuscript items related to the same subjects. The Dutch were the first Europeans to become interested in the island, taking possession in 1598. After exploiting the island's dense forests for a century and introducing the cultivation of sugar cane and cotton, in 1710 the Dutch abandoned the colony. The French soon claimed it as "Ile de France," and the island remained under the control of the French East India Company until 1767. During the long war between France and England at the beginning of the 19th century, Mauritius proved to be an important strategic naval base, and as a result the British took charge of the island in 1810, and the Treaty of Paris confirmed official British possession in 1814. It remained an important sugar producing colony, and in the 20th century agricultural production was expanded to include tea, rice, and other produce. A unique and fascinating archive of manuscript material relating to French activities in the Indian Ocean.

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        A Voyage round the World In His Majesty's Ship the Dolphin, commanded by the Honourable Commodore Byron In which is contained, a faithful account of the several places, people, plants, animals, &c seen on the voyage: and, among other particulars, a minute and exact description of the Streights of Magellan, and of the gigantic people called Patagonians Together with an accurate account of seven islands lately discovered in the South Seas By an officer on board the said ship

      Dublin: Printed for J. Hoey, Senior [and 11 others], 1767. Small octavo, with a folding engraved frontispiece; contemporary mottled calf, localised insect damage affects the boards, internally an attractive copy. Scarce Dublin version of the first published account of the voyage of the Dolphin, which set out in 1764 under the command of Byron to make discoveries in the South Seas: she was specially fitted for the voyage and was the first vessel in the English Navy to be sheathed in copper. It was a swift circumnavigation and probably helped to persuade the Admiralty to commission Cook's first voyage.The official account of the Dolphin voyage is contained in the first volume of the Hawkesworth collection, published six years later and better known for its official account of Cook's first voyage; like the surreptitious accounts of the three Cook voyages, this narrative by Clerke easily won the race to publication but remained anonymous to circumvent Admiralty rulings about the commercial use of shipboard journals.Clerke was to sail on all three of Cook's voyages, eventually taking command of the third voyage after Cook's death; he died in Kamchatka during the later part of the voyage.

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        Memorie istoriche delle virtu', viaggi, e fatiche del P. Giuseppe Maria de' Bernini da Gargnano, cappuccino della Provincia di Bresca, e Vice - Prefetto delle Missioni del Thibet... Stato suo compagno, .... dal P. Silvio da Brescia. Verona, Moroni, 1767.

      Pp. xxxii, 277, (3). With one engraved folding plate. Contemporary marbled paper boards, vellum spine, later title label, blue edges, rubbed and restored. First rare edition of this biographical account of missionary Giuseppe Bernini (1709 - 61) written by his friend Cassiano da Macerata, known as the compiler of "Alphabetum Tangutanum sive Tibetanum" (1773). Both were Italian Capuchin missionaries who served for many years in India and also joined the mission in Tibet under Orazio della Penna. He founded the mission in Tibet in 1725 but it was closed in 1733 due to lack of funds. Della Penna returned to Europe asking for increased support from the Vatican and in 1738 the Capuchin mission was re - established in Tibet. Giuseppe Bernini and Cassiano da Macerata arrived in Lhasa in 1741 to join the mission there. However, after a few years with problems mainly due to opposition from the Buddhist priesthood both Bernini and Cassiano left for Nepal and India. They continued their missionary activities in Nepal and India; at Chandannagar (West Bengal) and Bettiah in Bihar (close to the India - Nepal border). Both Bernini and Cassiano wrote accounts describing the people, their manners and religious beleifs. They were: "Notizie Laconiche di Alcunzi Usi, Sacrifizi ed Idoli nel Regno di Neiptla" 1747 by Bernini and "Giornale di fra' Cassiano dalla sua partenza da Macerata seguita gli 17 agosto 1738 fino al suo ritorno nel 1756" by Cassiano. Neither of the mss have been published, only parts of Cassiano's work in the 20th century. This rare and interesting work describes Bernini's voyage via Pondichery, Chandannagar, Bihar, and Pattna before reaching Lhasa, and follows with valuable information about Tibet and India. Includes several letters by Bernini, of which one is an extract of "Descrizione di una spezie di Martirio sofferta da' novelli cristiani del Thibet". Not in Cordier. Not in Löwendahl. Not in Yakushi.

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        Docimasie oder Probir- und Schmelz-Kunst, darinnen besonders von der Röst- Schmelz- und Scheide-Kunst, wie auch den hierzu erforderlichen Öfen gehandelt wird.

      Wien, Krauß, 1767.. Aus dem Französischen in das teutsche übersetzt; mit einem Anhang, wie man die nothwendige Salia, das Erz zu schmelzen, und die Metalle zu scheiden, machen und zurichten soll, vermehret . Heraus gegeben von Matthia Godar. 4 Bll., 165 S., 5 Bll. (Register). 1 gefalt. Kupfer-Frontisp. und 7 Kupfertafeln. Kl.-8°.HPgmt. der Zeit mit hs. Rückentitel (etw. fleckig und bestoßen, Rücken mit aufgeklebter hs. Nummer).. Ferguson I, 70 Anm. - Fünfte Ausgabe nach 1747. Wiener Bearbeitung nach der französischen Übersetzung von 1730 durch Charles Hautin de Villars. - Der spanische Priester Albaro Alonso Barba wurde 1588 nach Südamerika geschickt und studierte dort den Bergbau in den Silberminen von Potosi. Der, erst 1640 gedruckter Bericht "El arte de los metalles" war das erste Buch über Bergbau in spanischer Sprache. Seine Verfahren zum Abbau des Silbers waren wesentlich verantwortlich für den Exportreichtum der Spanier aus Peru und Bolivien. - "Barba entered church and became priest at Tarabuco, South America, c1609. He resided at Lepas, Peru, 1617. Then he became pastor of St. Bernards at Potosi, Columbia, a rich mining district. While there, Barba began studying the minerals, mining, and refining processes of the mines in the district. The whole of his knowledge he recorded in his Arte De Los Metales (1st ed., Madrid, 1640), which was kept as secret as possible by the Spaniards. He was the probable discoverer of process for extraction of gold, silver and copper by boiling ore with salt solution and mercury in copper vessel, c1607" (www.minrec.org). - Leicht gebräunt und kaum fleckig. Vorsatz mit hs. Namen.

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        Grammatica arabica cum fabulis Lokmani etc. Accedunt excerpta anthologiae veterum arabiae poetoetarum quae inscribitur Hamasa Abi Temmam et notis illustrata ab Alberto Schultens praefatio. Editio secunda.

      Leiden, apud Samuel et JoannesLuchtmans, 1767.. Small 4to. (14), CXXXII, 603, (69) pp. With engraved vignette and the engraved coat of arms of Wilhelm Count Bentink. Contemp. half calf with giltstamped spine label.. Erpenius's famous grammar, a landmark in Arabic studies until the early 19th century. This edition is a line-for-line reprint of the 1748 edition (which in turn repeated the one edited by Golius in 1656), with only the indexes expanded. It also contains a collection of pre-Islamic folk songs, the "Hamasah" of Abu Tammam, added by the editor Schultens, as well as an extensive preface discussing the relationship between Hebrew and Arabic. Erpenius (1584-1624), professor of oriental languages at Leiden, first published his "Grammatica Arabica" in 1613, having completed it four years earlier while staying in Paris with Casaubon. He is regarded as "one of the men whom the study of oriental languages owes its resurrection [...] He set up his own printing shop with Hebrew, Arabic, Syrian, Ethiopian, and Turkish type" (cf. ADB). Until well into the 19th century his works, published in numerous editions, remained the foundation of Arabic language teaching in the west. The editor of this edition, Albert Schultens (1686-1750), also served as professor of Oriental Languages at Leiden (1732-1750). During his lifetime he was the principal teacher of Arabic in Europe, and followed Erpenius's tradition in restoring the reputation of Arabic studies, vindicating the importance of the comparative study of the Semitic languages against those who regarded Hebrew as a sacred language beyond the realm of comparative philology. - Spine slightly rubbed, minor foxing to title page, otherwise in very good condition. - Schnurrer 106. Smitskamp, BO 75. Breugelmans, Fac et spera (2003) 1656:1. F. De Nave, Philologia Arabica (1986) 72.

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        Grotesque Architecture, or Rural Amusement;

      London: printed for Henry Webley,, 1767. consisting of Plans, Elevations, and Sections, for Huts, Retreats, Summer and Winter Hermitages, Terminaries, Chinese, Gothic, and Natural Grottos, Cascades, Baths, Mosques, Moresque Pavillions, Grotesque and Rustic Seats, Green Houses, &c. Many of which may be executed With Flints, Irregular Stones, Rude Branches, and Roots of Trees. The whole containing twenty-eight entire new designs, beautifully engraved on Copper Plates, with Scales to each. To which is added, a full explanation, in letter press, and the true method of executing them. Octavo (229 × 143 mm). Contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked to style. Frontispiece engraved by Isaac Taylor after A. Thornthwaite, 28 engraved plates. Pencilled ownership inscription of John Ingleby, 1774, at head of title. Some leaves evenly toned, but an excellent copy. First edition. Wrighte's striking designs for rustic architecture and gardens are innovative in English garden design by introducing Islamic motifs to the existing modes of Chinese and Gothick, with seven plates of designs for garden buildings inspired by mosques. The author refers the reader for more information on the history of Islamic architecture to "Dr. Shaw's Account of Barbary, Le Brun and Tournefort's Voyages to the Levant, &c." The first edition is scarce in commerce.

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        Biblia - Die ganze Heilige Schrift Alten und Neuen Testaments, Verteutschet durch Doct. Martin Luther. Anjetzo über die alten Sammarien, Concordanzen, Zeit-Lehr-Historien- und Namen-Register, Mit nutzlichen, einem jeden Verf. Beygefügten, Auslegungen, accurat- und vollkommenen Summarien am Rand, Neuen und lehrreichen Vorreden über viele Bücher beyder Testamenten, Vorstellung der vornehmsten Materien oben auf einer jeglichen Blat, Vermehrung der Parallel-Stellen, Einrückung der Chronologen und Unterscheidung der Haupt- und Macht-Sprüchen durch eine besondere Schrifft, Gott zu Ehren und allen Heils-begierigen Seelen zum Unterricht und Trost versehen und herausgegeben durch M. Friedrich Battier und M. Theodor Gernler, Weiland Dienere am Heil. Evangelio in der Kirche zu Basel. Mit Ihro Röm. Kays. Majest. allergnädigstem Privilegio, wie auch mit gnädigem Privilegio Löbl. Evangel. Orten der Eydgnoßschafft, und Approbation L.L. Theologischen Facultät in der Hohen Schul zu Basel. Neue Auflage, mit noch mehrern Auslegungen, samint einer verbesserten Zeit-Rechnung und unterschiedlichen dazu dienlichen neuen Figuren versehen.

      Basel, Verlag Emanuel Thurneysen, 1767. Original-Leder-Einband mit Verzierungen, über Holzdeckel, Ecken mit Metallverzierungen, vom Buchblock gelöst, Schließen fehlen, die ersten Seiten am Rand beschmutzt und eingerissen, Buchblock gut erhalten, im hinteren Teil gebrochen, Schnitt beschmutzt, mit Widmung auf erster Seite von 1968, Seiten im Innenteil kaum vergilbt, sauber und fast fleckenlos, 26 x 38 x 10 cm.

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        Dictionnaire de Chifres et de Lettres Ornees, a l'Usage de tous les Artistes, Contenant les vingt-quatre lettres de l'alphabet

      Tilliard, Paris 1767 - (9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches). Half-title, double-page letterpress table. Engraved frontispiece, engraved dedication, 9 engraved plates of script, & 240 engraved plates of ornamental letters and cyphers (13 hand coloured). Late 19th century green crushed morocco, bound by Lortic Frères, spine with raised bands in six compartments, lettered in the second, the others with an overall repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges Provenance: Baron Raimondo Franchetti (1889-1935, morocco booklabel) Very rare first edition of this monumental work on ornamental cyphers, monograms and alphabets, by a noted French jeweler and decorator. A beautifully engraved work, this copy is bound in a lovely binding for a noted collector. The first edition is very rare, with only a single example appearing in the auction records in the last quarter century. BMC 20:790.13; Brunet V:p.848; Bonacini 1466; Ornamentstichsammlung Berlin 5322. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eröffnete Akademie der Kaufleute, oder vollständiges Kaufmanns-Lexicon, woraus sämmtliche Handlungen und Gewerbe, mit allen ihren Vortheilen, und der Art, sie zu treiben, erlernet werden können. 5 Bände. - Dazu: Grundriß eines vollständigen Kaufmanns-Systems, nebst den Anfangsgründen der Handlungswissenschaft, und angehängter kurzen Geschichte der Handlung zu Wasser und zu Lande. - Zusammen 6 Bände.

      Leipzig (Breitkopf) 1767-1768. - Einheitlich gebunden. Gr.-8°.Halbleder d. Zt. mit RFileten u. farbigen RSchildern (etwas gebräunt u. stockfleckig, die attraktiven Einbände gering berieben u. bestoßen) * Zweite und letzte, vom Autor überarbeitete und vermehrte Ausgabe des ersten deutschsprachigen Lexikons der Wirtschaftswissenschaften, zu dem als Anhang der "Grundriss eines vollständigen Kaufmanns-Systems" erschien. Auf wissenschaftlicher Grundlage erarbeitet enthält es die beste Materialsammlung seiner Zeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description dâ??un Serpent à Sonnette de lâ??Amérique, joliment figuré

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

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        The History of the Life of King Henry the Second, And of the Age in which he lived, in Five Books

      - London - W. Sandby and J. Dodsley 1767 - A set of The History of the Life of King Henry the Second by Lord Lyttelton. Complete in three volumes. Collated complete. To which is prefixed, a History of the Revolution of England From the Death of Edward the Confessor to the Birth of Henry the Second. George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton PC (17 January 1709 24 August 1773), known as Sir George Lyttelton, Bt between 1751 and 1756, was a British statesman and patron of the arts. Lord Lyttelton was the son of Sir Thomas Lyttelton, 4th Baronet, by his wife Christian, daughter of Sir Richard Temple, 3rd Baronet. He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. He was one of the politicians who opposed Robert Walpole as a member (one of Cobham's Cubs) of the Whig Opposition the 1730s. He served as secretary to Frederick, Prince of Wales, from 1737, and as a Commissioner of the Treasury in 1744. After Walpole's fall, Lyttelton became Chancellor of the Exchequer (1755). In 1756 he was raised to the peerage as Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley in the County of Worcester. Lord Lyttelton was a friend and supporter to Alexander Pope in the 1730s and to Henry Fielding in the 1750s. James Thomson addresses him throughout his poem The Seasons, and Lyttelton arranged a pension for Thomson. He wrote Dialogues of the Dead in 1760 with Elizabeth Montagu, leader of the bluestockings, and The History of the Life of Henry the Second (17671771). The former work is part of a tradition of such dialogues. Henry Fielding dedicated Tom Jones to him. Lyttelton spent many years and a fortune developing Hagley Hall and its park which contains many follies. The hall itself, which is in north Worcestershire, was designed by Sanderson Miller and is the last of the great Palladian houses to be built in England. Condition: In full calf leather bindings with contrasting labels to the spines. Externally, sound with slight rubbing. Joints are tender. Front board is held by cords only on volume III. There is some loss to the leatheron volume II. Internally, generally firmly bound, though hinges are slightly tender. The front end paper is working loose in volume III. Pages are generally bright and clean with some browning to the end papers. There is an ink inscription to the recto of front free end papers in all volumes. Overall: GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Déclamation Théâtrale, Poëme Didactique en Trois Chants, précédé d'un Discours. La Danse, chant Quatrième

      In - 8 (218 x 145 mm), 198 pp., veau havane moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Edition originale illustrée par Eisen d'un frontispice et quatre planches, gravés par de Ghendt. Le Quatrième chant, "La Danse" est paru en 1767. Exemplaire aux armes de Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex - libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (bel exemplaire malgré le deuxième plat irrégulier, coins un peu émoussés, quelques rousseurs). / / Octavo (218 x 145 mm), 198 pp., havana speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns - in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition illustrated by Eisen with a frontispiece and four plates, engraved by de Ghendt. The last part "La Danse, chant quatrième" was published in 1767. Copy bearing the arms of Anne - Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne - Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne - Marie - Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine - lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint - Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie - Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne - Françoise - Charlotte de Montmorency - Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (nice copy despite the second cover a bit irregular, corners a bit bumped, some spots).

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