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        Biblia, das ist die gantze Heilige Schrifft, Altes und Neues Testaments, Verdeutscht von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther: Und auf gnädigste Verordnung Des Durchlauchtigsten Fürsten und Herren, Herrn Ernsts, Herzogen zu Sachsen, Jülich, Cleve und Berg etc. von etlichen reinen Theologen dem eigentlichen Wort-Verstand nach erkläret, wie hiervon weiter in der Vorrede gehandelt wird. Dabei über die gewöhnliche, mit Fleiß verbesserte Biblische Register, unter andern zu finden, ein Bericht, von Vergleichung der Jüdischen und Biblischen Monden, Maaß, Gewicht, Münz und Elen mit den Unserigen: Sowohl auch eine Beschreibung der Stadt Jerusalem (...). 14. Auflage. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Nürnberg, Endter, 1768.. 72 Bll., 740, 512, 480 S., 14 Bll.. Mit gest. Titel, 12 gest. Zwischentitel, 4 Vignetten, 12 Porträts, 3 doppelblattgr. Plänen, 4 doppelblattgr. Karten und 17 Tafeln. Imp.-Folio (47x29 cm ). Weinroter Maroquinbd d. Z. auf Holzdeckeln und 7 Bünden, reicher Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung (Fileten, Streicheisen- und Rollstempel-Prägungen), Rückenschild, reicher Innenkantenvergoldung, 4 Messingbeschlägen samt intakten Messing-Leder-Schließen.. Etwas berieben bzw. beschabt; an den Ecken etwas bestoßen, hier auch kleine Bezugsfehlstellen; gest. Titel und erste Bll. am Rand gering stock- und fingerfleckig: insgesamt ein exquisites und überaus beeindruckendes Exemplar von überraschender Frische. Die Tafeln und Karten in kräftigen Abdrucken stammen u. a. von J. C. Claußner und J. Sandrart; die Messingbeschläge auf dem Vorderdeckel und auf den Schließen zeigen die 4 Evangelisten in Relief-Porträts. Fotos auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am Moritzberg]
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        zum Behuf der Chymie und Naturgeschichte des Mineralreichs. 6 Bände.

      Leipzig, Heineck und Faber, 1768-71.. (20,5 x 12,5 cm). Zus. über 3000 S. Mit 22 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Uniforme Pappbände der Zeit.. Vollständiges Exemplar der seltenen, von J. Chr. Adelung herausgegebenen Zeitschrift. - Besonders interessant sind u.a. die Artikel von Pott über chymische Versuche mit Sächsischen Topasen, Manier den Marmor zu färben und chymische Untersuchungen des sauren flüchtigen Bernsteinsalzes; Aepins Abhandlung über einige neue Erfahrungen die Elektrizität des Tumalins betreffend; Marshalls Nachricht von den Demantgruben; Lehmanns Naturgeschichte des Chrysopras von Chosemitz; Ellers Untersuchung über die Erzeugung des Steins oder Kieses im menschlichen Körper und Guettards Abhandlung über Stalactiten. - Vereinzelt gering gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. Einbände leicht berieben und bestoßen. Insgesamt vollständiges und sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar, uniform gebunden. - Kirchner 3244; Sinkankas 4504 Complete in 6 vols with 22 folding engraved plates, thus rare. - A fine, fresh run in contemporary green boards with red spine labels, lightly rubbed. A fine copy

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England

      Printed at the Clarendon Press, London - 1768-1769, Mixed edition [Vols 1 & 2 Third Edition; Vols 3 & 4 First Edition]. () Very good. [4], [i], ii-iv, [viii[, [3], 4-485; [viii], [1], 2-520, [i], ii-xix; [viii], [1], 2-455, [i], ii-xxvii; [viii], [1], 2-436, [i], ii-vii, [40]. Quarto. 4 volumes. Contemporary full speckled calf with double gilt fillet border to boards. Spine in 6 compartments. Gilt titles on red and green morocco spine labels to second and third. Raised bands flanked by double gilt fillets. Rolled design in blind to edges of boards. Discrete professional restoration to head and tail of spine, exterior joints, and corners. Boards lightly rubbed with some areas of surface abrasion. Front free endpaper pasted to front flyleaf in three volumes. Internally very clean with just some light dampstaining to gutter of 4th volume. With two engraved plates, 1 folding, in Volume 2. A mixed set, as is often encountered, comprising the first edition of Volumes III & IV and the third edition of Volumes I and II of this cornerstone of English law. Blackstone's commentaries provided historical context to vast body of English law and presented it in a manner accessible to the average Englishman. In doing so, he revealed the logic and reasoning behind a legal system that heretofore inspired fear and suspicion in the population. Blackstone also wrote with an enthusiasm that helped make his work an enduring success and a landmark law book (Printing and the Mind of Man 212). A handsome set in a contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        1. Den Nord-Ostlige, 2. Den Sydvestlige, 3. Den Syd-Ostlige Fierdedeel af Siaelland. 3 Kupferstichkarten von Wessel, 1768-1772. Je ca. 56 x 66 cm.,

      1768 - Mit großen figürlichen Titelkartuschen, Legenden und Meilanzeigern.- Mit stärkeren Randläsionen im Außensteg, 3 Randeinrisse ca. 10 cm (davon 2 hinterlegt), etwas angestaubt. Gewicht in Gramm: 500

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        Codex Pomeraniae Vicinarumque Terrarum Diplomaticus: Oder Urkundenbuch so die Pommersch-Rügianisch- u. Caminschen, auch die benachbarten Länder, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg, Preussen und Pohlen angehen, aus lauter Originalien, oder doch archiuischen Abschriften, in chronologischer Ordnung zusammen getragen und mit Anmerckungen erläutert.

      Berlin, zu finden in der Haude und Spenerschen Buchhandlung, 1748, erschienen 1768. - 1. Band bis auf das Jahr 1269 incl. 33x22 cm. 3 Bll., VI, 1 Bl.; hier folgen die 4 Kupferstiche die eigentlich in den Anhang gehören, 560 S., 16 Bll. Register, Titelblatt des Anhangs und weiterr 16 S. (von 49) Privater Halbleinenband in schwarz mit grau marm. Deckeln und etwas verblasstem gold. Rückentitel. V-Deckel leicht gebogen, sonst sehr gut. Innen sehr guter Zustand. Bis S. 13 die obere Ecke etwas geknickt. Untere Ecke der Titelseite, Bl. 3 und S. III professionell hinterlegt, nur verso zu sehen. Nebst einem Anhange (dieser fehlt teilweise in unserem Exemplar bis auf die 4 Kupferproträts, das Titelblatt und weiteren 16 S. von 49), welcher die Bildnisse der Pomeriellischen Hertzoge, einige Verbesserungen und Anmerckungen. und ein vierfaches Register über die darin befindlichen Erklärungen dunckler Wörter.in sich enthält, durch Beförderung H. Samuel Gottl. Löper, kgl. Preuß.-Pommersch. Regierungs-Raths, von neuen mitgetheilt, und mit einer Vorrede versehen von D. Johann Carl Conrad Oelrichs. Mit reichhaltig gestochener Kopf- und Schlussvignette. Friedrich v. Dreger, geb. 3. Oct. 1699 aus einer alten Juristenfamilie zu Greifenberg in Pommern, † 26. Aug. 1750 zu Berlin, ward 1730 Kriegsrath, 1733 wirklicher Regierungsrath in Pommern, 1734 geadelt und Director des Cösliner Hofgerichts, 1738 wirklicher Kriegs- und Domänenrath in Pommern, 1748 Schloßhauptmann, Amtshauptmann und Kammerdirector in Diensten des Prinzen Friedrich Wilhelm zu Schwedt und 1749 geheimer Finanz-, Kriegs- und Domänenrath beim Generaldirectorium in Berlin. Johann Karl Konrad Oelrichs, Historiker, Doctor beider Rechte (1750), kaiserlicher Hof- und Pfalzgraf (23. Mai 1755), herzoglich pfalz-zweibrückischer Legationsrath und dieses und des markgräflich badischen Hofes Ministerresident in Berlin, entstammt einem hanseatischen Geschlecht, das in Danzig und seit der Mitte des 16. Jahrhunderts in Bremen blühte. Er wurde am 12. August 1722 in Berlin geboren. 1748 besorgte Oelrichs eine zweite Ausgabe des v. Dreger'schen Codex dipl. Pomeraniae und 1795 ein Verzeichniß der v. Dreger'schen noch ungedruckten Sammlung pommerscher Urkunden (s. A. D. B. v. Dreger, V, 391). (Quellen beide ADB)

      [Bookseller: Augusta-Antiquariat]
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        LES OFFICES DE CICÉRON. Traduction nouvelle. Avec le latin revu sur les textes les plus corrects. Seconde édition, retouchée avec soin par M. de Barret

      Barbou, Paris 1768 - 8º, XVI p., 464 p., viñetas. Plena piel época, tejuelo, lomo adornado con dorados, ruedas doradas en planos. Cortes jaspeados. Bonita edición bilingüe en latín y francés de los tres libros de los Oficios de Cicerón, nuevamente traducidos y corregidos por un Inspector de la Escuela Real Militar, quien advierte en el prefacio que si bien todos los principios morales de Cicerón resultan altamente admirables, pecan en un punto esencial: en la ausencia de un Dios que recompense o castigue las acciones del hombre. Bonito ejemplar. Literatura latina. Literatura moral. Latin literature. Moral literature.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Abrégé de la langue Toscane, ou nouvelle méthode, contenant les principes de l'Italien

      les frères Périsse & Pierre Cellier, Lyon 1768 - First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. xxiv, 484, [4]; [4], 585, [1]; full contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine, spines rubbed and worn, joints a little cracked but otherwise a good, sound copy. The author is described on the title as being a professor of the Spanish and Italian languages in Paris. He was also the author of the popular Le secrétaire de banque, espagnol et françois, contenant la maniere d'écrire en ces deux langues des lettres de correspondance mercantille, also published in 1768. Not in Vancil; OCLC locates 3 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Tabula Generalis Iutiæ Septentrionalis.

      Originalt kobberstik af J. G. Smid. 56 x 46 cm. Kobberstikket er ikke koloreret. Med folder i papiret som ved udgivelsen i 1768. Et par rifter i venstre side repareret. Med enkelte små reparationer. - Kortet er dateret 1767 og tilegnet Kong Christian den Syvende. Dansk tegnet og dansk trykt kort dækkende området fra Skagen i nord til Ribe i syd samt det nordlige Fyn og øerne Læsø, Samsø og Fanø. Med en rigdom af stednavne. Dekorativ titelkartouche efter forlæg af Nicolai Abildgaard.. Fra Pontoppidans "Danske Atlas", bind 4, København 1768.Erik Pontoppidan (1698-1764). Biskop og prokansler, teologisk og historisk forfatter. Hans hovedværk "Den Danske Atlas Eller Kongeriget Dannemark" - udgivet i årene 1763 til 1781 - er den første store samlede beskrivelse af Danmark. Værket indeholder mangfoldige - i adskillige tilfælde de tidligste - gengivelser af danske byer og steder samt 15 kort over danske områder. Pontoppidan nåede selv kun at få udgivet de to første bind, arbejdet videreførtes derefter på grundlag af Pontoppidans forarbejder af Hans de Hofman, Jacob Langebek og B.C.Sandvig

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        MEMOIRES DE CHIRURGIE, avec quelques remarques historiques sur l'Etat de la Medecine & de la Chirurgie en France & en Angleterre.

      London J. Nourse 1768 - FIRST EDITION 1768, French text, 2 parts in 2 volumes, complete set. 4to, approximately 260 x 180 mm, 10¼ x 7 inches, 24 fine engraved plates, 2 folding, pages: (10), xvi, (8), xvii, 406, (38); (8), viii, 401-828, (28), 13 - (Appendix), a few errors in pagination but collated and guaranteed complete, bound in contemporary polished calf, triple ruled gilt border to covers, gilt decorated raised bands to spines, richly gilt in compartments, 2 gilt lettered morocco labels, edges and endpapers marbled. Bindings worn and slightly stained, upper hinge cracking at top and bottom on Volume I, lower hinge cracking at top and bottom on Volume II, covers securely attached, spines slightly chipped at head and tail, small leather repair to spine on Volume II, small hole in surface on both covers of Volume I, endpapers, half-titles and title pages lightly browned in margins, a few pages age-browned, occasional brown spot, browning to lower margin of last 2 pages in Volume I, 4 pages foxed in Volume II, contents otherwise very nice. Bindings tight and firm, no loose pages. A good clean set of this work on surgery. Georges Arnaud de Ronsil (1698-1774) had studied medicine at the College de Saint-Come and had later established himself in London where he built up a reputation as a surgeon. The work contains 11 memoires or papers on different surgical subjects. It opens with a short life of William Hunter with translations into French of his papers on hernia and aneurism with 4 splendid plates drawn by Jan van Rymsdyck. There are also papers on testicles, on hermaphrodites with 6 plates devoted to the subject, 2 further papers on aneurisms. 3 deal with surgical instruments, the first of these describes and illustrates on 5 plates a specially designed chair in which the patient is to be strapped for surgery to be performed. See: A Short Title catalogue of Eighteenth Century Printed Books in the National Libarary of Medicine, page 19; Bibliotheca Walleriana, compiled by Hans Sallander, Waller 475; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library Volume II, page 58. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        MEMOIRES DE CHIRURGIE, avec quelques remarques historiques sur l'Etat de la Medecine & de la Chirurgie en France & en Angleterre

      London, J. Nourse, 1768.. FIRST EDITION 1768, French text, 2 parts in 2 volumes, complete set. 4to, approximately 260 x 180 mm, 10¼ x 7 inches, 24 fine engraved plates, 2 folding, pages: (10), xvi, (8), xvii, 406, (38); (8), viii, 401-828, (28), 13 - (Appendix), a few errors in pagination but collated and guaranteed complete, bound in contemporary polished calf, triple ruled gilt border to covers, gilt decorated raised bands to spines, richly gilt in compartments, 2 gilt lettered morocco labels, edges and endpapers marbled. Bindings worn and slightly stained, upper hinge cracking at top and bottom on Volume I, lower hinge cracking at top and bottom on Volume II, covers securely attached, spines slightly chipped at head and tail, small leather repair to spine on Volume II, small hole in surface on both covers of Volume I, endpapers, half-titles and title pages lightly browned in margins, a few pages age-browned, occasional brown spot, browning to lower margin of last 2 pages in Volume I, 4 pages foxed in Volume II, contents otherwise very nice. Bindings tight and firm, no loose pages. A good clean set of this work on surgery. Georges Arnaud de Ronsil (1698-1774) had studied medicine at the College de Saint-Come and had later established himself in London where he built up a reputation as a surgeon. The work contains 11 memoires or papers on different surgical subjects. It opens with a short life of William Hunter with translations into French of his papers on hernia and aneurism with 4 splendid plates drawn by Jan van Rymsdyck. There are also papers on testicles, on hermaphrodites with 6 plates devoted to the subject, 2 further papers on aneurisms. 3 deal with surgical instruments, the first of these describes and illustrates on 5 plates a specially designed chair in which the patient is to be strapped for surgery to be performed. See: A Short Title catalogue of Eighteenth Century Printed Books in the National Libarary of Medicine, page 19; Bibliotheca Walleriana, compiled by Hans Sallander, Waller 475; A Catalogue of Printed Books in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library Volume II, page 58. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        GENERAL WOLFE'S INSTRUCTIONS TO YOUNG OFFICERS:

      London printed for J. Millan 1768 - Also his orders for a Battalion and an Army. Together with the orders and signals used in embarking and debarking an army by flat-bottom'd boats, &c. And a Placart to the Canadians, to which is prefixed the resolution of the House of Commons for his monument; and his character, and the dates of all his commissions. Also the duty of an adjutant and quarter-master, &c. FIRST EDITION 1768. Small 8vo, bound in sixes, approximately 170 x 100 mm, 6¾ x 4 inches, 2 full page plans, pages: Title page with adverts on verso, ix, [3], 1-106, bound in full calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, 2 contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, marbled endpapers. Couple of small light indentations to covers, text clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good plus copy of the first edition in an attractive binding. General James Wolfe (1727 – 1759) was a British Army officer, known for his training reforms but remembered chiefly for his victory over the French in Canada and establishing British rule there. This work is divided into 2 halves: the first contains General Wolfe's orders to the troops stationed at various towns in England and Scotland; the second contains his orders to the troops at various stations in Canada. At the head of the volume is a brief biographical sketch and at the end is the text of the placard which Wolfe published on his arrival in the River St. Lawrence, in 1759, requesting the surrender of the Canadians. Sabin 104987. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        GENERAL WOLFE'S INSTRUCTIONS TO YOUNG OFFICERS:

      London, printed for J. Millan, 1768.. Also his orders for a Battalion and an Army. Together with the orders and signals used in embarking and debarking an army by flat-bottom'd boats, &c. And a Placart to the Canadians, to which is prefixed the resolution of the House of Commons for his monument; and his character, and the dates of all his commissions. Also the duty of an adjutant and quarter-master, &c. FIRST EDITION 1768. Small 8vo, bound in sixes, approximately 170 x 100 mm, 6¾ x 4 inches, 2 full page plans, pages: Title page with adverts on verso, ix, [3], 1-106, bound in full calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, 2 contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, marbled endpapers. Couple of small light indentations to covers, text clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good plus copy of the first edition in an attractive binding. General James Wolfe (1727 – 1759) was a British Army officer, known for his training reforms but remembered chiefly for his victory over the French in Canada and establishing British rule there. This work is divided into 2 halves: the first contains General Wolfe's orders to the troops stationed at various towns in England and Scotland; the second contains his orders to the troops at various stations in Canada. At the head of the volume is a brief biographical sketch and at the end is the text of the placard which Wolfe published on his arrival in the River St. Lawrence, in 1759, requesting the surrender of the Canadians. Sabin 104987. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        CHIRURGIE D'ARMEE ou traité des plaies d'armes à feu, et d'armes blanches, avec des observations sur ces maladies ; les formules des remèdes qui ont le mieux réussi, des méthodes nouvelles pour leur traitement ; des instruments pour tirer les corps étrangers ; un moyen assuré pour la réduction des fractures et des luxations, & une infinité d'autres détails neufs et intéressants.

      Paris, Didot le Jeune, 1768. - Paris, Didot le Jeune, 1768 ; in-8, VIII, 681 (i.e., 685), (1) pp., 7 planches h.t. gravées sur cuivre, pleine basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges, reliure un peu frottée, petit manque de cuir à un coin du plat inférieur, intérieur en très bon état (rares rousseurs). Edition originale du principal ouvrage de l'auteur et de l'un des plus importants traités de chirurgie militaire. Ravaton avait déjà publié en 1750 un traité consacré aux seules plaies par armes à feu. Cette Chirurgie d'armée est le fruit de 36 années de pratique dans les camps et les hôpitaux de guerre. Hugues Ravaton, qui était alors chirurgien major de l'hôpital militaire de Landau, y rapporte de très nombreuses observations, assorties de réflexions souvent judicieuses. Il expose ses principes et ses procédés opératoires. Il décrit sa méthode d'amputation à deux lambeaux désossés, à laquelle son nom sera attaché. Devant la gravité des fractures de la cuisse, il envisage et décrit le mode opératoire de la désarticulation de la hanche, qu'il aurait pratiqué en 1745 sur un blessé s'il n'avait pas rencontré l'opposition de ses confrères. Il conçoit des appareils ingénieux pour la contention des fractures ou la réduction des luxations, ainsi qu'un appareil de prothèse pour les amputations sus-malléolaires ("bottine spéciale", décrite et figurée p. 409, qui permit à un cavalier de reprendre du service pendant 4 ans et de faire 3 campagnes en Allemagne). Une observation (N°7, p. 562), qui na pas échappé à Zeis, concerne la chirurgie plastique ("D'un coup de sabre, avec lésion des os et des cartilages du nez"). Ce traité comporte aussi des données précieuses sur l'organisation des hôpitaux ambulants. Ravaton émet déjà l'idée de former des brigades médicales destinées à suivre les gros détachements de l'armée pour "avoir des secours prompts et assurés", anticipant les formations sanitaires volantes de Percy et de Larrey. Garrison & Morton, 2154 : "One of the most important works on military surgery during the 18th century. Ravaton, a skilful army surgeon, was the first to employ a tin boot, suspended on four rings, for the 'hanging' position of broken bones. He was also first to adopt the double-flap method in amputations. ; Delorme, Histoire de la chirurgie militaire française, pp. 110-115 : "La Chirurgie darmée de Ravaton ne ressemble à aucun autre des livres de notre chirurgie écrits avant lui et, parmi ceux qui ont paru plus tard la Clinique de Baudens peut seule en être rapprochée sans l'égaler. Ce qui y domine, ce sont des observations toutes intéressantes ." ; Kirkup, A history of limb amputation, p. 47, 53, 54, 133, 141 ; Gabriel, A history of military medicine, p. 78, 95, 105 ; Rozier, Essai d'une bibliographie universelle de la médecine, de la chirurgie et de la pharmacie militaires, 3599 ; Waller, 7765. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jean-Pierre AUBERT]
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        Généalogie ascendante jusqu'au quatrième degré inclusivement, de tous les rois et princes de maisons souveraines de l'Europe actuellement vivans, réduite en CXIV Tables de XVI Quartiers, composées selon les principes du blason avec une table générale

      Berlin: Aux Dépens de l'Auteur, se vend chez Etienne de Bourdeaux Libraire, imprimé chez Frédéric Guillaume Birnstiel., 1768 Page titre - [xvi] - 114 tables. Une page blanche est intercallée entre chacune des pages du livre. Mis-à-part une très légère trace de mouillure dans la partie supérieure de 4 pages, es pages intérieures sont en très bonne condition, propres et solides. Les mors sont légèrement fendus, autrement la reliure est en bonne condition. TRÈS RARE. Photos disponibles sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Louis Caron]
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        Allgemeine Kirchengeschichte

      Matthäus Rieger und Söhne, Augsburg 1768 - Ganzlederausgabe auf fünf echten Bünden, deren Rücken mit einer Goldprägung versehen ist. Die roten Rückenschilder sind ebenfalls goldgeprägt. Die Ausgabe befindet sich in einem sehr guten Zustand. Das Leder der Einbände ist in den meisten Fällen nur leicht berieben und bestoßen. Sechs Bände weisen leichte Schäden an den Kapitalen auf, ansonsten sind die Buchrücken in einem einwandfreien Zustand. Das Papier ist in allen Bänden nur sehr leicht nachgedunkelt. Insgesamt liegt hier ein wunderbare Sammlerausgabe vor, die nur leichte, altersbedingte Gebrauchsspuren aufweist. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Times,or 1768. Pl.2.

      London 1768 - Broadside, folio, 10" x 15", etched, with verse in triple column beneath, printed one side as issued. A sequel to "The Times or 1678 (no.1.)", being a continuation of the satire on the political situation surrounding the John Wilkes's case and the subsequent riots. It is very Anti-Bute. BM No 4243

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        The History Of Hindostan; From the Earliest Account Of Tiem, to The Death Of Akbar; Translated From The Persian Of Mahummud Casim Ferishta Of Delhi: Together With A Dissertation Concerning the Religion and Philosophy of the Brahmins; With An Appendix, Containing the History of the Mogul Empire, from its Decline in the Reign of Mahummud Shaw, to the present Times

      London: T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1768. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full brown calf. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 364, 298 [96] pages. 26.5 x 22 cm. Two engraved frontispieces, plate of writing, and a folding map (inch clean tear repaired with archival tape). A Scot, who early traveled to India as a common sailor, acquiring a position of secretary to the governor and through the patronage of officials of the East India Company. He then served as an ensign in the Bengal Infantry, rapidly rising through the ranks to Captain. This work received great contemporary success. Raised bands, gilt spine panels, backstrip extremity wear, corner rubbing, endpapers toned, red leather spine label lacking Vol.I., armorial bookplate of James Earl of Glencairn.

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        Navis aeria et elegiarum monobiblos

      Roma, Paulus Giunchius, 1768. 1768 Edizione originale, rara. In 8°, p. XVI,151(1, con l'errata). Vignetta al frontespizio (inc. Zaballi), e una tavola che raffigura la nave volante. Finalini e capilettera xilografici. Il poema in esametri latini descrive un volo immaginario intorno al mondo su una barca che ricorda quella descritta da Francesco Lana nel suo "Prodromo ovvero saggio di alcune invenzioni nuove" del 1670. Esemplare eccellente. Legatura coeva in pergamena. Tagli rossi. (Boffitto, 467).

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        L'ART D'EXPLOITER LES MINES DE CHARBON DE TERRE

      [Paris: Académie Royale des Sciences], 1768. FIRST EDITION . Hardcover. 432 x 279 mm (17 x 11"). Supplement to part I (numbered 1357-62) bound after p. 196 of volume I; the 44-pp. "Memoire" bound at the end of volume II, after p. 1356 (where the supplement would normally have appeared). Four volumes. FIRST EDITION. Excellent contemporary marbled calf, flat spines gilt in compartments with central fleuron encircled by small tools and with volute cornerpieces, each spine with one black and one red label, marbled endpapers. WITH 79 OFTEN VERY PLEASING ENGRAVED TECHNOLOGICAL PLATES of mining operations and equipment, three of these double-page. Front pastedowns with small round label of Bibliotheque de Sailly. Kress 6581; Brunet II, 618-19. Leather with a few minor abrasions, a significant area of one cover with loss of patina from insect activity, general light wear, but the unrestored period bindings entirely solid, with no serious signs of use, and with a pleasing shelf appearance. Three dozen leaves with slight or moderate overall browning, intermittent small, light marginal dampstains, 20 leaves with one-inch elongated wormhole at top edge (not reaching the text), a dozen plates slightly to somewhat browned, additional minor defects, otherwise excellent internally, with good margins, with strong impressions of the engravings, and with clean, fresh leaves. This treatise on coal mining comprises a survey of the state of cutting-edge technology in the 18th century. It covers the subject comprehensively, discussing geological and mineralogical explanations for the locations of coal deposits, the methods of mining coal, the state of the coal industry in France, the commerce and economics of the coal trade in Europe, and the ways--both practical and theoretical--in which coal could be employed to heat and light houses and to fuel factories and workshops. At the time of publication, French forests were being depleted of wood at an alarming rate, and there was a pressing need to find an alternate source of energy. Coal seemed the answer to the problem. Jean-François-Clément Morand (1726-84) trained as a physician but preferred to devote himself to scientific research rather than to the practice of medicine. He became a member of the Academy of Sciences in 1759, and was appointed librarian to the organization. This set is uncommonly seen in the marketplace, and when it does appear, it is usually incomplete.

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        Baptismos de Yndios desde Henero de 1768 hasta Agosto de 1775

      Registering Mexican Indian?s Baptisms, in an entirely genuine binding. 1768-1775. Ciudad de Mexico, Parroquia de San Sebastian. In folio (290 mm x 201 mm). 1[blank] + 20 (index) + 4 [blank] + + 125 ff. Overlapping attractive Mexican sheep, front and back boards with paper labels lettered in ink, spine also with paper label, back boards lettered in ink, mostly covered by label, slightly soiled, still a most appealing original binding. Inner mainly marginal wormhole virtually throughout the book, occasionally touching text although mostly unobtrusive, last leaves with light damp stain, else very fresh and clean. A ledger of the baptisms celebrated at the Parish of San Sebastian from the 1st of January 1768 until the 6th of august 1775. Each "asiento" or entry is signed by two Priests, one is almost always Jose Sensuto, the others are Juan Bautista Bravo, Joseph Guevara, Ignacio de Yglesia, Miguel Francisco de Ayala, Juan Francisco Belmonte, Antonio de Pardo, Lino Nepomuceno Gomez, Manuel Velazquez, Mariano Gutierrez, Francisco Palacios; amongst others. A note accompanies the entries on the respective margin indicating the name of the native being baptized, forexample "Juana Maria de Nepomuceno India". Up to the number 470 the entries are numbered, possibly right around a third of the work. The manuscript is set in a very legible pair of hands, changing at the year 1771. Such manuscripts are relevant for their ethnographical aspect; they mark a period when the native population, often without consideration of will, was converted into Christianity. Furthermore it provides a considerable account on the names of natives in the 18th century. The binding is completely artisanal and locally made; it is possibly one of the most attractive and well-preserved colonial Mexican bindings we have encountered. A splendid testimony of Mexican book-binding.

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        An Account of Corsica. The Journal of a Tour to that Island and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

      London Edward and Charles Dilly [printed for] 1768. G : in good condition. Hinge joints cracked. Front hinge weak. Contemporary previous owner's inscription and date to fep. Heraldic bookplate and inscription to front pastedown Second Edition Brown hardback leather cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxii, 384pp. Engraved decoration to half-title page and folding map of Corsica. Loose engraved portrait of Pascal Paoli added. From the estate of the late Alan Rankin (1931-2008), noted Edinburgh antiquarian bookseller.

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        The Good Natur'd Man: A Comedy. As Performed at the Theatre-Royal In Covent-Garden

      London: W. Griffin, 1768. First edition. leather_bound. Late 19th century full brown calf. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 76 pp. 8vo, (*3),B-L8,K6. "He worked on his `Good Natur'd Man' diligently at intervals during 1766, and in the following year it was completed. It's literary merits, as might be expected, were far above the average; it contained two original characters, the pessimist Croaker and the pretender Lofty; and, following the precedent of Fielding, it borrowed the material of one of the most effective scenes from those `absurdities of the vulgar' which it author held to be infinitely more diverting than so called high life." [see: CBEL Vol. X, p211]. First issue with one page Epilogue.ROTHSCHILD 1031. Owner inscription front cover paste-down, modest age-toning, backstrip joints rubbed.

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        An Account of Corsica. The Journal of a Tour to that Island and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

      G : in good condition. Hinge joints cracked. Front hinge weak. Contemporary previous owner's inscription and date to fep. Heraldic bookplate and inscription to front pastedown Second Edition Brown hardback leather cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxii, 384pp. Engraved decoration to half-title page and folding map of Corsica. Loose engraved portrait of Pascal Paoli added. From the estate of the late Alan Rankin (1931-2008), noted Edinburgh antiquarian bookseller.

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        The Complete Cook:

      London: E and C Dilly, 1768 Teaching the art of cookery in all its branches; and to spread a table..... To choose, buy, dress and carve all sorts of Provisions..... Art of making wine, mead, cyder...... . In modern maroon half leather with marbled boards, gilt tooling. Spine, faded slightly, raised bands, titles in gilt to orange leather labels. Internally, new endpapers, ink name to title page (Jane Bowen? 1768), first 20 pages a little dogearred at bottom corner, (xx), 364 pp, a little light browning throughout. An excellent copy of a very rare and important title, published again in Dublin in 1769. (ESTC T91233. Allibone 963)

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        The comedies of Terence translated into Familiar Blank Verse. By George Colman. The Second Edition, revised and corrected.In two volumes

      Becket / Hondt / Baldwin, London 1768 - holandesa piel moderna bien conservada numerosos grabados. . 772 págs.

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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, etc. 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. Printed for J. Newbery and F. Newbery, 1767. Second edition, [4],186pp., without the final advert leaf, engraved frontispiece and a further 2 engraved plates, frontis., and title-page becoming loose, pencil ownership signature to title "Colonel [George Abbas Kooli] D'Arcy of the Falkland Islands". [Bound with:] [BYRON (John)] The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition round the World) Containing An Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions

      Printed for S. Baker and G. Leigh, 1768. First edition, [4],viii,257,[1]pp., with half-title and engraved frontispiece, cont. half calf, marbled paper boards, hinges slightly cracked, head and foot of spine worn with some light worming to raised bands, marbled paper on lower board peeling, but overall internally a clean and bright copy. Of the first work Hill notes "This account of John Byron's circumnavigation is usually ascribed to midshipman Charles Clerke, who later sailed on all three of Captain Cook's voyages...". Of the second work, Byron was midshipeman aboard the Wager when it was wrecked off the Chilean coast, and he provides a vivid account of the privations endured by the survivors. The author's grandson Lord Byron drew upon the Narrative as a source for his epic poem 'Don Juan'. Hill, 311 & 232.

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        Disputationum juris variarum ad interpretationum regiarum legum regni Castellae, et illis similium, tam ex jure neapolitano, quam ex utroque communi civili & canonico

      ex typographia Benedicti Monfort Valentiae: ex typographia Benedicti Monfort, 1768. Contemporary vellum over paste boards with remnants of ties; vellum of the back cover of vol. I and front cover of vol. II rodent-gnawed along fore-edge with loss of vellum exposing the boards. Front hinges (inside) of of both volumes mostly open but text blocks still adhering nicely to binding. Occasional age-toning. Good++.. Folio (30.5 cm; 11.75"). 2 vols. I: [7] ff., 590 pp. II: [4] ff., 416, lxxxvi pp. Spain's empire in the 16th and the first half of the 17th centuries included not only the bulk of the New World, island nations of the Pacific, and entrepots in Africa and Asia, but also the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, parts of Germany and France, and most of Italy including Naples. In this work Carleval (1576–1645) studies the administration of justice, judges, civil procedure, canon law, Spanish law and law in general in the Spanish kingdom of Naples.Includes decisions of the Sacro Regio Consiglio and an index. Title-page in black and red; text printed in double-column format in roman and italic.

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        Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third

      xv, [1], 134, [2] p. (signatures: a-b4, B-S4), [2] leaves of plates, portraits; 24 cm. "On the whole, if Horace Walpole's Doubts are occasionally more haphazard than historic, he none the less created a sometimes illuminating and always entertaining challenge to complacent orthodoxy" --Hazen, Walpole, 19; ESTC (RLIN) T145482. Addition, errata, and directions to binder on final leaf. The plates, engraved by Grignian from Vertue's drawings, are folded to fit the binding. Bound in recent half leather with marbled paper over boards; very good. Stock#OB643.

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        Vollständige Anleitung zur Algebra.St. Petersburg: Kaiserliche Academie der Wissenschaften, 1770.

      First edition of Euler's great textbook of algebra in its language of composition, preceded only by an extremely rare Russian translation published in 1768-9 by two of his students. "Euler's Vollständige Anleitung zur Algebra is not only the most popular textbook on elementary algebra, with the exception of Euclid's Elements it is the most widely printed book on mathematics." (Truesdell). It "was translated into Russian (1768-9), Dutch (1773), French (1774), Latin (1790), English (1797, 1822) and Greek (1800). The popular German edition from Reclam Verlag sold no less than 108,000 copies between 1883 and 1943 (Reich, 1992). After 240 years this algebra textbook is still in print today, available in several languages and editions" (Heeffer). <br/><br/> "In 1770 Euler published his 'Vollständige Anleitung zur Algebra'... The first volume treats of determinate algebra. This contains one of the earliest attempts to place the fundamental processes on a scientific basis: the same subject had attracted D'Alembert's attention. This work also includes the proof of the binomial theorem for an unrestricted real index which is still known by Euler's name ... The second volume of the algebra treats of indeterminate or Diophantine algebra. This contains the solutions of some of the problems proposed by Fermat, and which had hitherto remained unsolved." (Ball). <br/><br/> "Euler proved the impossibility of solving x<sup>3</sup>+y<sup>3</sup>=z<sup>3</sup> in which x, y, and z are integers, xyz ?0 (a particular case of Fermat's last theorem); his demonstration, based on the method of infinite descent and using complex numbers of the form a+b(-3)<½> , is thoroughly described in his Vollständige Anleitung zur Algebra, the second volume of which has a large section devoted to Diophantine analysis." (DSB). <br/><br/> Euler composed his famous 'Algebra' in German in 1765-6, soon after his return to St Petersburg from Berlin. He was by then partially blind, and dictated the work to a young valet. Publication of the original German version (as offered here) was, however, delayed until 1770 and thus came to be preceded by a Russian translation by his students Peter Inokhodtsev and Ivan Yudin which was issued in 1768-9. This Russian translation is practically unobtainable; OCLC locates just one copy worldwide. The offered original German edition is also very rare with just two copies being auctioned in the past fifty years (Norman 1998 & Honeyman 1979). <br/><br/> Norman 735; Honeyman 1075; Eneström 387 & 388; Truesdell, Leonard Euler: Supreme Geometer, 1972; Albrecht Heeffer, The Rhetoric of Problems in Algebra Textbooks from Pacioli to Euler, pp.4-5; Ball, A Short Account of the History of Mathematics, p.397. A very fine copy.. 2 volumes, 8vo (194 x 122 mm), bound in two, fine contemporary German calf with raised bands and spine labels (capital of second volume with a little shipping and upper part of front hinge slightly cracked, but still fine and completely unrepaired), pp. [16] [1-3] 4-356; [2] [1-3] 4-532 [2:errata]. Fine and clean, a very nice set

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        Tom Jones, A Comic Opera

      Printed for W. and W. Smith et al, Dublin - 1768-1789. 5 items. 68, 82, 72, 40, 59 p. 17 cm. Full leather, spine label missing, corners bumped. Bookplate and signature on front endpapers. Like other self-educated men, Reed formed an unwarrantably high opinion of his own literary achievements. But he had a caustic wit, and wrote with much energy. Farquar is usually classed among the writers of English Restoration comedy, though he stands a little apart from them, both chronologically and in showing more variety of plot, depth of feeling, and, in his later and best plays, a more conscious effort to adapt the licentiousness of the early comedy of manners to the changing taste of the time. Cumberland turned to writing drama because he needed the money. Kelly wrote pieces which at the time eclipsed his literary rival, Goldsmith. -- "as it is Performed at the Theatre-Royal in Covent Garden; The Recruiting Officer. A Comedy; The Imposters: A Comedy Performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane; The Romance of a Hour, A Comedy in Two Acts, As it is performed with universal applause at Theatre-Royal, Covernt-Garden; Midas; an English Burletta. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LETTRE SIGNEE

      - François René de CHATEAUBRIAND (1768.1848). Lettre signée « De Chateaubriand » à Gabriel Peignot, Inspecteur de l&#146;imprimerie et de la librairie.Deux pages in-4°. 5 mai 1814. Trace d&#146;onglet en marge. Adresse.Superbe lettre de Chateaubriand relative à une contrefaçon de son pamphlet contre Napoléon : « De Buonaparte et des Bourbons » publié en mars 1814.«Monsieur, je m&#146;empresse de vous remercier du zèle que vous avez témoigné pour mes intérêts. Je n&#146;ai point encore vu M. de Loisy et sans doute il aura oublié cette affaire ; je désire de tout mon c&#156;ur que mon ouvrage sur Bonaparte soit répandu puisqu&#146;il fait du bien, mais en même temps, Monsieur, je ne suis point du tout dans le cas de négliger mes intérêts quand ils sont d&#146;accord avec mes devoirs. La révolution m&#146;a tout enlevé, j&#146;ai tout refusé de Bonaparte et je n&#146;ai pour vivre honorablement que le produit de mes ouvrages. Je vous prie donc, Monsieur, d&#146;agir en conséquence contre le libraire et l&#146;imprimeur contrefacteur et débiteur de mon ouvrage sur Bonaparte et les Bourbons. Si ces Messieurs avaient eu des intentions si pures, n&#146;auraient-ils pas du m&#146;écrire comme Ballanche mon libraire de Lyon, et je me serais arrangé avec eux. D&#146;ailleurs, je ne suis point absolument le maître, l&#146;imprimeur de Paris a des droits qu&#146;il va surement faire valoir, quand je ne le voudrai pas moi même, il va poursuivre l&#146;imprimeur de Dijon. Agréez encore, Monsieur, tous mes remerciements pour les choses obligeantes que vous me dites sur mes ouvrages. Je suis charmé qu&#146;ils aient le bonheur de vous plaire, et encore plus heureux du sentiment qu&#146;ils vous inspirent. J&#146;ai l&#146;honneur d&#146;être, Monsieur, votre très humble et très obéissant serviteur. »

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        Officium Hebdomadae Sanctae juxta ritum Sac.Ord.Praedicatorum sub reverendissimo Patre Fr.Jo.Thoma De Boxadors ejusdem ordinis Magistro Generali

      Romae, MDCCLXVIII. Legatura del secolo XVIII in bazzana a due tinte: avana e marrone. Decorazioni dorate e concentriche inquadrano un elegante motivo floreale. Dorso con fregi e titolo in oro. Cuffie mutile. Cm.16x10.

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        Idioma de la Naturaleza, con el qual enseña al medico cómo ha de curar con acierto los morbos agudos. Descubierto por el Doctor Francisco Solano de Luque, en su libro.intitulado Lapis Lydos Apollinis. Nuevamente compendiado, añadido, è ilustrado por el Doctor Manuel Gutierrez de los Rios, Médico de Cadiz.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de la Viuda de Eliseo Sanchez, 1768. - 8vo.; 4 hs., 512 pp. Pérdida de algunas palabras en dos páginas. Ejemplar desencajado por el uso práctico. Presenta manchas de hollín en los márgenes de las hojas y en el plano superior de la encuadernación. Encuadernación de época en pergamino.

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        THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE OF KING HENRY THE SECOND, AND OF THE AGE IN WHICH HE LIVED ... (AND) A HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTIONS OF ENGLAND ... FIVE BOOKS IN 4 VOLUMES (AS ISSUED)

      Dublin:: George Faulkner, 1768-1772.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1768-72. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Period full calf, spines with morocco labels and volume numbers with gilt frames and ornaments, copper-engraved publisher&#39;s device at all title pages. Mild wear, several spine ends scuffed or slightly torn, most joints tender or cracking, texts strong and clean throughout, minor aging and foxing, one volume lacking front free endpaper, early owner&#39;s lengthy ink signature at title pages in Volumes I-III, old large engraved bookplate at front pastedowns of Volumes I-III. ESTC T204678. Initially published in London, 1767-1771. Volumes I-III include the history; Volume IV with notes on Books II-V. Lyttelton supposedly took almost thirty years to research and write this celebrated history of Henry II, grandson of William the Conqueror, and the first Plantagenet king of England, who ruled from 1154-1189, was married to Eleanor of Aquitaine, and succeeded by his son, Richard I. Politics in Middle Ages England was dominated by struggles between the crown and the church, and Henry II&#39;s reign is probably best remembered for the murder of Thomas a&#39;Beckett by several of Henry&#39;s knights. .

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        Vallerius Lotharingiae ou catalogue des mines, terres, fossiles, sables et cailloux qu`om trouve dans la Lorraine et les trois évenchés ensemble leurs propriétes dans la Médecine & dans les Arts & Métiers.

      VII, 382 S., 3 Bll. Hübscher HLdr. d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenverg. und Rückenschild. Schuh, Bibliography of Mineralogy, 1: "Rare. This is a catalogue of the mines, stones, fossils, sands and such found in the region of Lorraine in france, together with their uses in medicine, arts and the trades." - Etwas bestoßen, gutes Exemplar!

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        Des Klugen Beamten tägliches Hand-Lexikon in welchem alle Juristische und bey der Kaufmannschaft sowohl als in Zeitungen gebräuchliche auch überhaupt im gemeinen Leben vorkommende fremde Worte und Redensarten in alphabetischer Ordnung gebracht, und erkläret worden. Nebst einem Anhange eines vollständigen Wörterbuchs von der Jüdisch-teutschen und Rothwelchsen oder sogenannten Spitzbuben Sprache, zum Gebrauch derjenigen, so mit Juden handeln, oder über dieselben gerichtliche Verhöre und Inquisitiones halten müßen, wie auch einem alphabetischen Verzeichniße der Meßen und Märkte. Aufs neue vermehret von Christoph Friederich Krackherr.

      (4) 534 S., (1) Frontispiz, marmor. Pp. · Humpert 5451. (Holzmann, Bohatta 216: Christoph Heinrich Schweser). (Zischka 177). (Rassmann 141: Christian Heinrich Schweser). - Zweite und letzte Ausgabe. - Das Frontispiz wurde etwas knapp beschnitten, die Jahresangabe auf dem Titelblatt handschriftlich verändert.

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        An essay upon prints; containing remarks upon the principles of picturesque beauty, the different kinds of prints, and the characters of the most noted masters; Illustrated by Criticisms upon particular Pieces; To which are added, Some Cautions that may be useful in collecting Prints

      printed for J. Robson, Bookseller to the Princess Dowager of Wales, at the Feathers, in New Bond Street, London: printed for J. Robson, Bookseller to the Princess Dowager of Wales, at the Feathers, in New Bond Street,& , MDCCLXVIII [1768]. First Edition. Paper-Covered Boards. Near Fine+. Small 8vo: [2],iv,4,[2],249,[13]pp (pp.44-45 and 81-96 misnumbered 45-46 and 77-92 respectively; this copy, as most, bound without the 17 plates). Rebound to style by Fitterer in marbled paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on spine and upper cover&#151;a splendid presentation. Copper-engraved bookplate of Rev. W[illiam]. T[homas]. Bree (1786&#150;1863), vicar of All Saints&#39; church in Allesley, reaffixed to front paste down. An excellent copy in a new binding, the text block generally clean and bright with just occasional minor smudges and handling marks. Barbier, pp. 24-27. & Published anonymously (Gilpin&#39;s authorship was only revealed with the third edition, in 1781) as the first standard guide on print collecting in England, reaching a fifth edition in 1802. On the continent its influence spread through German, French and Dutch translations. Gilpin&#39;s "aim, as the title-page indicates, was to outline &#145;the Principles of picturesque Beauty, the Different Kinds of Prints, and the Characters of the most noted Masters&#146;. . . . The Essay defines &#145;picturesque&#146; as &#145;a term expressive of that peculiar kind of beauty, which is agreeable in a picture&#146; (Essay on Prints, 2), but does not develop the definition." (ODNB) Among prints singled out for detailed consideration are Salvator Rosa&#39;s "Death of Polycrates," Waterloo&#146;s "Tobias," and Hogarth&#146;s "Rake&#146;s Progress." Finally, the collector is "cautioned against indulging a desire of becoming possessed of all the works of any master. . . . against a superstitious veneration for names. . . . [against] making the public taste our standard. . . [against] rat[ing prints&#39;] value by their scarceness. . . [against] buying copies for originals," and against] acquiring poor impressions. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Dictionnaire de Musique

      Paris: Chez la Veuve Duchesne libraire rue Saint Jacques au Temple du Gout 1768 Paris: Chez la Veuve Duchesne libraire, rue Saint Jacques, au Temple du Goût, 1768. Pirated edition, issued in the same year as the first. 8vo. 13 folding engraved plates of musique at rear. xii, 547, [1] pp. Lacking A1 (half- title?). Half brown morocco, red spine label, marbled boards. Near Fine. Dufour 251; Brunet VI 10105; Gagnebin V 1828

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        Historia de la Conquista de México, Poblacion y Progressos de la América Septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva España

      Madrid, Imprenta de Don Antonio Mayoral, a expensas de la Real Compañía de Impressores y Libreros del Reyno, 1768. 4to.; 12 hs., 549 pp. Ejemplar en el que en el reverso blanco de la última hoja y en la blanca siguiente aparece, manuscrito en caligrafía de la época, un «Elogio a Cortés» en verso, atribuido a Lope de Vega. Encuadernación en piel marbreada, de la época, con lomera ornada.

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        Disputationum juris variarum ad interpretationum regiarum legum regni Castellae, et illis similium, tam ex jure neapolitano, quam ex utroque communi civili & canonico

      Valentiae: ex typographia Benedicti Monfort, 1768. Folio (30.5 cm; 11.75"). 2 vols. I: [7] ff., 590 pp. II: [4] ff., 416, lxxxvi pp. Spain&#39;s empire in the 16th and the first half of the 17th centuries included not only the bulk of the New World, island nations of the Pacific, and entrepots in Africa and Asia, but also the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, parts of Germany and France, and most of Italy including Naples. In this work Carleval (1576&#150;1645) studies the administration of justice, judges, civil procedure, canon law, Spanish law and law in general in the Spanish kingdom of Naples. Includes decisions of the Sacro Regio Consiglio and an index. Title-page in black and red; text printed in double-column format in roman and italic. Palau 44244. Contemporary vellum over paste boards with remnants of ties; vellum of the back cover of vol. I and front cover of vol. II rodent-gnawed along fore-edge with loss of vellum exposing the boards. Front hinges (inside) of of both volumes mostly open but text blocks still adhering nicely to binding. Occasional age-toning. Good++.

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        The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex ( Complete in 2 Volumes )

      London: T. Osborne , 1768. Collation,xxviii, [4]519[1]pp, [6]646pp, complete with all maps, engraved plates. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, gilt lines, ruled lines on boards, marble endpapers. Calf rubbed, worn, hinge joints cracked, split and tender, but boards holding reasonable firm Internally, some persitant light staining to bottom section of pages, heavy in a few places. Pages and illustrations in good condition. Better than a good copy. . First Edition. Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third

      J. Dodsley, London, 1768. Very Good with no dust jacket. Second Edition. First Printing. Leather Full contemporary calf over marbled boards, spine in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering on black label in one compartment. Illustrated with two full-page woodcuts, a frontispiece portrait of Richard III and one of Richard with his queen, Anne. Includes a one page "Addition" concerning the subsequent history of Catherine Gordon, the widow of Perkin Warbeck. The first edition, also published in 1768, but in a limited edition of 1, 250 copies, sold out very quickly, and a second edition (of which this copy is one) was published in the same year. Walpole's goal was to rehabilitate the character of Richard the Third, whom Walpole felt had been unfairly vilified by earlier historians. Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (1717-1797) was an English art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He is now largely remembered for Strawberry Hill, the home he built in Twickenham, southwest London where he revived the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors, for his Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third; and for his Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto. He was the son of Sir Robert Walpole, and cousin of Admiral Lord Nelson. In Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard III (1768), Walpole defended Richard III against the common belief that he murdered the Princes in the Tower. In this he has been followed by other writers, such as Josephine Tey and Valerie Anand. Expertly refurbished, label and spine exceptionally fresh and clean, boards rubbed and worn, former owner's small printed bookplate on fep with brief pencil notations. VERY GOOD. Woodcuts. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. xv, [1], 134, [2] pp

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        Prästmanna Öde I Swerige.

      Stockholm, tryckt hos Carl stolpe, År 1768. 4:o. 23,(1 blank) s. Skuren. Papperesremsa på rygg. Gammal numrering "36" övre yttre hörn på titelblad. 20 x 16 cm.. Blev åtalad och skriften beslagtagen. Dömdes betala 900 Daler i böter

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        An essay upon prints; containing remarks upon the principles of picturesque beauty, the different kinds of prints, and the characters of the most noted masters; Illustrated by Criticisms upon particular Pieces; To which are added, Some Cautions that may be useful in collecting Prints

      printed for J. Robson, Bookseller to the Princess Dowager of Wales, at the Feathers, in New Bond Street, MDCCLXVIII [1768], London - Small 8vo: [2],iv,4,[2],249,[13]pp (pp.44-45 and 81-96 misnumbered 45-46 and 77-92 respectively; this copy, as most, bound without the 17 plates). Rebound to style by Fitterer in marbled paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on spine and upper cover&#151;a splendid presentation. Copper-engraved bookplate of Rev. W[illiam]. T[homas]. Bree (1786&#150;1863), vicar of All Saints' church in Allesley, reaffixed to front paste down. An excellent copy in a new binding, the text block generally clean and bright with just occasional minor smudges and handling marks. Barbier, pp. 24-27. Published anonymously (Gilpin's authorship was only revealed with the third edition, in 1781) as the first standard guide on print collecting in England, reaching a fifth edition in 1802. On the continent its influence spread through German, French and Dutch translations. Gilpin's "aim, as the title-page indicates, was to outline &#145;the Principles of picturesque Beauty, the Different Kinds of Prints, and the Characters of the most noted Masters&#146;. . . . The Essay defines &#145;picturesque&#146; as &#145;a term expressive of that peculiar kind of beauty, which is agreeable in a picture&#146; (Essay on Prints, 2), but does not develop the definition." (ODNB) Among prints singled out for detailed consideration are Salvator Rosa's "Death of Polycrates," Waterloo&#146;s "Tobias," and Hogarth&#146;s "Rake&#146;s Progress." Finally, the collector is "cautioned against indulging a desire of becoming possessed of all the works of any master. . . . against a superstitious veneration for names. . . . [against] making the public taste our standard. . . [against] rat[ing prints'] value by their scarceness. . . [against] buying copies for originals," and against] acquiring poor impressions. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EHON KAGAMI GUSA 2 vols

      1768. Good. [EHON] Kitao SHIGEMASA. EHON KAGAMI GUSA 2 vols. 21.5 x 15.4 cm. Original flower-printed covers with original printed title labels. N.D., printed by Nishimura Genroku. A book with the same title (but written with differfent Kanji) is cited in KSSM as published in Meiwa 5 [1768] but from a different publisher and in three volumes. The Nishimura Genroku catalogue at the end of our volume 2 lists the current book EHON KAGAMI GUSA (with the proper Kanji) as complete in 2 volumes. One might assume that this work is actually a different work from the one which appears in the KSSM with the same (pronunciation of the) title by Shigemasa, as another work advertised by Genroku in the book catalogue at the end of our volumes as "to be printed soon" actually appeared in the late 1780s. So, I would date this volume as appearing in the late 1780s, when Shigemasa was in his 40s, rather than much earlier in his career. A lovely book on a small scale populated with historical and contemporary figures with an innocence and a "look" reminiscent of Sukenobu. Slight internal soiling, good sumi-e impressions throughout. Internally complete collation. Obviously very scarce and interesting, especially as this is the Bing collection copy.

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