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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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        The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire [Gloucestershire]

      reprinted by T. Spilsbury, for W. Herbert, and sold by others, London 1768 - , [10], 452 pages, [6] index at the rear, illustrated with seventy-three copper-plates, containing a Map of the County, a Plan and Prospect of the City, a View of the Cathedral, Sixty One Seats, and Three Hundred and Twenty Coats of Arms, of the Nobility and Gentry residing in the County at the time of the first Publication, collated Second Edition , rebacked with matching calf, nice bright gilt, some scratches and scuffs to boards, hinges reinforced, contemporary owner's bookplates on front endpapers, light spotting to margins, single small area of worming to rear endpapers, a nice tight copy, in good condition , full mottled calf, gilt titles on green leather label, gilt decorated compartments, six raised bands Folio, 41.5 x 26 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opus macaronicum notis illustratum, cui accessit Vocabularium vernaculum, Etruscum, et Latinum

      Amsterdam (ma Mantova), Giuseppe Braglia, 1768-71. 1768 2 voll. in 4° legati in uno, p. (2)8,LV(1)307(19); (6)411,b. Ritratto (inc. Cagnoni), un albero genealogico ripiegato, numerose grandi testate, finalini e iniziali ornate di argomento "rusticale". All'inizio del I vol. note biografiche e catalogo delle opere dell'autore a cura dell'abate G. Teranza. Alla fine del II vol, "Saggio d'un vocabolario mantovano, toscano, e latino". Ottimo esemplare. Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso. (Brunet, II, 1319).

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        Dictionnaire de Musique

      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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        The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex Compiled from the Best and Most Ancient Historians

      London: T. Osborne, in Gray&#39;s Inn , 1768. Complete in 2 volumes, folio, books measure 14 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches, ( 37x24mm ). Curious mix of 2 edition, with extra plates. Collation, volume 1,( first edition ) xxviii,195, 28,519[1]pp, lacking 3 plates, but has extra 11 plates, and extra map. Volume 2, pages 1.158pp ( second edition ), 158-336pp ( first edition ), 337-646pp, [1] errata, ( second edition )lacks 5 maps and 3 plates, but has 16 extra plates, ( Audley End present ). Bound in full period calf. Binding have been restored, most of original spines relaid. Calf rubbed, scuffed, with some abrasion wear loss, one hinge joints split, becoming weak, but boards still attached. Generally both binding in good condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, a few illustrations torn without loss, some occasional spotting. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A good clean copy, in very attractive period bindings. . First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        A Plan of the City of Canterbury

      London: , 1768. Copperplate engraving with hand colour. Size: 570 ×800 mm. Margins are slightly soiled together with some small nicks and tears, one minor repair to an old central fold tear. Very good condition otherwise. A very impressive large plan of the city of Canterbury in Kent, from surveys undertaken by Andrews and Wren, then printed and sold by Drury and Herbert in London. This delightful plan was made shortly in advance of a much larger 25 sheet map of the county of Kent by Andrews and Drury. This fascinating plan shows the city in much detail; including all local churches, hospitals, gallows, markets and surrounding field cultivation. The upper right corner displays a decorative title cartouche, showing hop being picked, for the production of beer.

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        The East Indies, with the Roads

      Robert Sayer, London 1768 - This large map of India shows the area during the period of growing British presence in the mid-18th century. It is dedicated to the East India Company, which had gained control over the Bengal region by 1765, only a few years prior to the maps publication. One of the largest English-language maps of India of the period, it was also the most detailed that had yet to been produced, with particular attention given to the wide road network developing at the time. However, there is also a large portion of the country that remains little known and in a manner independent--such that the map shows a fascinating visual contrast between known information and blank space. The map is in very good condition with minor overall toning and slight dampstaining. A few small tears to edges, expert reinforcements to original folds. Thomas Jefferys (c. 1719-1771), was an English cartographer who worked as Geographer to King George III. As a prominent map supplier of his day, he produced cartographic works in both official and commercial capacities. This map of India describes a pivotal moment in the regions history. Map in two sheets. Engraving with hand colored outline. Each image measures 21" x 54.25".

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        Del modo di regolare i fiumi, e i torrenti libri tre

      S.l.n.d., (Lucca, 1768). In 8vo; 7cc.n.nn., pp.111. In fine tavola più volte spieghevole: ?Andamento del Po di Primaro e de? fiumi della pianura del Bolognese, e della Romagna?. Esemplare intonso a fogli chiusi. Cart. coevo, dorso rinforzato. Seconda edizione accresciuta, la prima fu pubblicata a Lucca nel 1762. Riccardi II, 486.

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        Uffizio della Settimana Santa Cogl&#39;Argomenti de&#39; Salmi, colla spiegazione della Cerimonie e Misteri, e con riflessioni divote dell&#39; Abat Allexandro Mazzinelli. Dedicato Beatissime Vergine Maria Addorata

      In Roma Per Gioacchino Salvioni Stampatore Vaticano, Nell&#39; Archiginnasio della Sapienza, 1768. 12mo, 158 x 86 mms., pp. xviii, 775 [776 blank], title-page in red and black with engraved vignette of Christ, text also printed partially in red and black, 14 full-page engraved plates by Alessio Giardoni (fl. 1760 - 1795), at pages 1, 37, 49, 73, 87, 93, 113, 129, 161, 309, 333, 409, 455 and 619, stylishly bound in full contemporary red morocco, gilt border to a floral design on both covers, with a central gilt panel enclosing a cross in black, all edges gilt, marbled end-papers; slightly shaken in casing, very minor wear to binding, but a fine copy with the armorial bookplate of Prince Constantin Radziwill at the Chateau d&#39; Ermenonville on the front paste-down end-paper, and the Ex Libris label of Albert Natural on the front paste-down end-paper. Prince Constantin Radziwill (1850 - 1920) married Louise Antoinette Blanc in 1876, despite his well-established and almost promiscuous homosexuality; but he was title-rich and cash poor, while Louise Antoinette was the daughter of a wealthy casino owner. He maintained a staff of twelve handsome footmen and lavished expensive presents on them. Comte Robert de Montesquiou: "It is most uncivil to mention ladies to Constantin Radzwill." No copies traced in North American or UK libraries.

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        A Plan of Discipline for the Use of the Norfolk Militia. In Three Parts. The Second Edition, greatly improved. To which is now added, the Present Manual Exercise for the Army, as ordered by His Majesty. With Encampments for Infantry and Cavalry

      Printed for J, Millan, Bookseller, near Whitehall. 1768. 4to., Second and Best Edition, on laid paper, with 45 fine engraved plates of drill movements, 7 engraved plans (3 folding) of manoeuvres and 5 folding tables of drill sequences; strongly bound in contemporary speckled full calf, back gilt with five raised bands, compartments tooled in gilt to a floral design, morocco label gilt, gilt doublures, speckled edges, some light spotting on endpapers, hinges cracked (but binding entirely sound) else a splendid, bright, fresh and most unusually clean copy. With the fine eighteenth century engraved armorial bookplate of Viscount Townshend&#39;s eldest son George Townshend, Baron de Ferrers of Chartley, Baron Bourchier & Loveyn. A manuscript press-mark in a contemporary hand is also present on front paste-down.With the Advertisement leaf, dedication to the Earl of Shaftesbury and all plates and plans as called for.The &#39;Manual Exercise, with Explanations, as ordered by His Majesty&#39; (Printed for J, Millan, 1770) appears here for the first time as a small octavo bound in at rear. It is a near fine copy on laid paper, uncut and unopened.A highly regarded military manual, first issued in 1759, whose influence extended far beyond the boundaries of Norfolk and indeed of Great Britain. An adaptation of this considerably enlarged issue for use by the militia of Massachusetts Bay was published in Boston later in 1768, and editions for the militias of Connecticut and New Hampshire appeared in 1769 and 1771 (see Sabin 104749-55).Colonel William Windham (1717-1761) spent much of his life on the Continent and served for a time as an officer in one of Queen Maria Theresa&#39;s regiments of hussars. Upon his return to England he supported vigorously Pitt&#39;s scheme for a national militia in 1756, and aided the Marquis of Townshend in forming the Norfolk militia in 1757.Viscount Townshend (1724-1807) joined the Army in 1745, served at Culloden the following year and received Montcalm&#39;s surrender of Quebec in 1759.George Townshend (1753-1811), the author&#39;s eldest son, was created Earl of Leicester in 1784 and in 1807 succeeded his father as 2nd Marquis Townshend.THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY COPY, IN REMARKABLY CLEAN, BRIGHT AND FRESH STATE WITH BROAD TEXT MARGINS AND ONLY THE MOST NEGLIGIBLE AGE-STAINING. THE PLATES, IN PARTICULAR, ARE A MAGNIFICENTLY PRESERVED SUITE OF ENGRAVINGS.Rare; ESTC lists six copies, at least two of which are apparently imperfect. . Catalogs: military: to 1914.

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        Pensées sur la Tactique et quelques autres parties de la guerre.

      chez Jombert,, A Paris, 1768 - Cm. 19,5, pp. (8) 294 + (2) di privilegio. Con 12 tavole incise e ripiegate fuori testo. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pelle, dorso liscio con titoli e ricchi fregi al dorso. Tagli rossi e sguardie marmorizzate. Qualche trascurabile abrasione ai piatti, peraltro esemplare fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Edizione originale di questa celebre opera di tattica militare che precede la più ampia ristampa del 1778. Opera munita di un interessante apparato iconografico con raffigurazioni di ordini di battaglia, disposizioni delle truppe, soldati di vari corpi militari, battaglioni, movimenti di truppe, ecc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Institutionum Calculi Integralis

      One folding engraved plate. 2 p.l., 542 pp.; 2 p.l., 526, [8] pp.; 4 p.l., 639 pp. Three vols. in two. Large 4to, cont. speckled boards (neatly rebacked & recornered in antique mottled calf by Aquarius), entirely uncut, spines gilt. St. Petersburg: Impensis Academia Imperialis Scientiarum, 1768-69-70. First edition of the third and final classic contribution by Euler to analytical mathematics. "This series of works was completed by the publication in three volumes in 1768 to 1770 of the Institutiones Calculi Integralis, in which the results of several of Euler&#39;s earlier memoirs on the same subject and on differential equations are included. This, like the similar treatise on the differential calculus, summed up what was then known on the subject, but many of the theorems were recast and the proofs improved. The Beta and Gamma functions were invented by Euler and are discussed here..."­Ball, A Short Account of the History of Mathematics, p. 396. This work "exhibits Euler&#39;s numerous discoveries in the theory of both ordinary and partial differential equations, which were especially useful in mechanics."­D.S.B., IV, p. 478. The second edition of this work appeared posthumously between 1792 and 1794 with a fourth volume of unpublished material. This fourth volume is sometimes mistakenly described as belonging to the first edition. Some unimportant worming to first leaves of Vol. I but a fine and large set. C.W. Turner (University of Keele) bookplate. .

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        A south west view of Fort Royal in the island of Guadeloupe.

      John Bowles, London, 1768. Large engraving by P. Benazech with good margins. Fine. 20 x 12" From Scenographia Americana.

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        A Plan of Discipline for the Use of the Norfolk Militia. In Three Parts. The Second Edition, greatly improved. To which is now added, the Present Manual Exercise for the Army, as ordered by His Majesty. With Encampments for Infantry and Cavalry

      Printed for J, Millan, Bookseller, near Whitehall. 1768 1768 4to., Second and Best Edition, on laid paper, with 45 fine engraved plates of drill movements, 7 engraved plans (3 folding) of manoeuvres and 5 folding tables of drill sequences; strongly bound in contemporary speckled full calf, back gilt with five raised bands, compartments tooled in gilt to a floral design, morocco label gilt, gilt doublures, speckled edges, some light spotting on endpapers, hinges cracked (but binding entirely sound) else a splendid, bright, fresh and most unusually clean copy. With the fine eighteenth century engraved armorial bookplate of Viscount Townshend's eldest son George Townshend, Baron de Ferrers of Chartley, Baron Bourchier & Loveyn. A manuscript press-mark in a contemporary hand is also present on front paste-down.With the Advertisement leaf, dedication to the Earl of Shaftesbury and all plates and plans as called for.The 'Manual Exercise, with Explanations, as ordered by His Majesty' (Printed for J, Millan, 1770) appears here for the first time as a small octavo bound in at rear. It is a near fine copy on laid paper, uncut and unopened.A highly regarded military manual, first issued in 1759, whose influence extended far beyond the boundaries of Norfolk and indeed of Great Britain. An adaptation of this considerably enlarged issue for use by the militia of Massachusetts Bay was published in Boston later in 1768, and editions for the militias of Connecticut and New Hampshire appeared in 1769 and 1771 (see Sabin 104749-55).Colonel William Windham (1717-1761) spent much of his life on the Continent and served for a time as an officer in one of Queen Maria Theresa's regiments of hussars. Upon his return to England he supported vigorously Pitt's scheme for a national militia in 1756, and aided the Marquis of Townshend in forming the Norfolk militia in 1757.Viscount Townshend (1724-1807) joined the Army in 1745, served at Culloden the following year and received Montcalm's surrender of Quebec in 1759.George Townshend (1753-1811), the author's eldest son, was created Earl of Leicester in 1784 and in 1807 succeeded his father as 2nd Marquis Townshend.THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY COPY, IN REMARKABLY CLEAN, BRIGHT AND FRESH STATE WITH BROAD TEXT MARGINS AND ONLY THE MOST NEGLIGIBLE AGE-STAINING. THE PLATES, IN PARTICULAR, ARE A MAGNIFICENTLY PRESERVED SUITE OF ENGRAVINGS.Rare; ESTC lists six copies, at least two of which are apparently imperfect.

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        Exceedingly Rare and Important D.S. by the Original Residents of Texas

      Mexico 1768 - In 1767 he expelled the Jesuits from the colony, removing them from their Monasteries and Colleges, allowing them to leave with scarcely the clothes on their backs. These measures provoked a rebellion in which the Viceroy dealt severely with the rebels, proclaiming censorship of literary and scientific publications (1768) and hanging the leaders of the uprising. No sooner had opposition been eliminated, de Croix turned his attention toward the war-seeking Apache and Comanche Indian tribes - financing and authorizing an expedition led by Captain de Galvez into Nueva Vizcaya, whereby the Indians were soundly defeated. In March 1768, following the slow-downs, boycotts and disturbances in the mines of Guanajuato and Pachuca over the low wages paid to the miners, de Croix stunned the Colony by siding with the miners and forcing the mine-owners to agree to an increase in wages. His actions were deemed "One of the most significant social reforms in the New World" at that time. CARLOS FRANCISCO de CROIX - (1699 - 1786) - Viceroy of New Spain [Mexico] who served during the period of Great Turbulence. The sole purpose of his five year administration (1766 - 1771) was absolute obedience to the king, whom he always referred to as "Mi amo" Exceedingly rare and historically important D.S., folio, 2pp., in Spanish (roughly translated), A Royal Proclamation: El Marquis de Croix, March 9, 1768, ordering the mine-owners to make concessions and increase wages, in small part: ".A decline in mining.the mines have the common enemy of water, which has flooded them.the excessive construction cost of which the Kingdom has no wealth. Is the relief moderation the price you ask as the best mines are completely uninhabited and desolate? Send my fatherly love to my vassals (subjects).I'll strive by all means.that they are fruitful. I've visited the Council of the Indies. Faith issued.and the moderate price of quicksilver.which is distributed to the miners, a part of the quarto, has so far been given for relief to support the work" . "I command you, with consequences, that you publish and carefully observe that the above ceiling of a fourth part of the price at which would have been taken in quicksilver.be given to the miners.ending the embargo. Also, by Royal Proclamation, inserted within, it is free of tax". Also signed by: MANUEL RODRIGUEZ - (1697 - 1772) %u2013 Military leader on the Coahuila-Texas frontier, esteemed explorer, and one of Texas greatest Indian fighters. After the departure of Jacinto de Barrios y Jaurequi in February of 1768 %u2013 he became brief interim Governor and military commandant of the Province. Rare signature as Commandant and Governor of the Province. *According to the Texas State Historical Association: "It was not until recently that archivists were aware that Rodriguez was a Governor.a fact scarcely noted by historians. Very good.

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        Biblia Sacra vulgatae editionis Sixti V. et Clementis VIII. In hac novissima editione.cum locupletissimis indicibus quinque. Tomus primus [y segundo]. [Biblia. Antiguo y Nuevo Testamento]

      Bassano, sumptibus Remondini Veneti, 1768 - 33x23,5 cm., LXVIII páginas, inclusive frontispicio y portada a dos tintas. 403-356 páginas. Texto a dos columnas. 14 grabados. Encuadernado en pergamino rígido de la época con tejuelos uno de ellos con pérdida, los planos gastados, el interior en muy buen estado de conservación y anchos márgenes. Buena edición de la Biblia tanto por sus comentarios al inicio de la cada libro, como por los índices que lleva al final. Ilustrada con un grabado a toda página que hace las veces de frontispicio, dibujado por Tiépolo y grabado al cobre por Bartolozzi. Dentro de texto y como cabeceras de algunos de los libros, 14 grabados al cobre de 10,5x15,5 cm.

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        Voyage en Sibérie,

      Paris: De Bure père,, 1768. fait par ordre du roi en 1761; contenant les Moeurs, les Usages des Russes, et leur État Actuel ... enrichi de Cartes Géographiques, de Plans, de Profils du Terrein; de Gravures qui représentent les Usages des Russes ... 4 volumes quarto (324 × 225 mm), 2 volumes in 3 and atlas volume (333 × 264 mm, boards). Contemporary mottled calf, red morocco lettering pieces, and black morocco numbering-pieces, raised bands, double ruled panels to the compartments which are tooled with arabesque corner-pieces and floral central tools, French fillet gilt panels to the boards, edges stained red, marbled endpapers. Text volumes.: engraved frontispiece by J. B. Tilliard after J. B. Le Prince to volume I, part I, 56 engraved plates and plans, 4 of them double-page, by J. P. Le Bas, J. B. Tilliard, A. de St Aubin, C. Buquoy and others after le Prince, C. de Fecamp and J. M. Moreau, one engraved table, engraved vignette by Duclos after le Prince to first title, woodcut vignettes to second and third titles, engraved headpiece and type-ornament headpieces, woodcut tailpieces, letterpress tables in the text, retaining errata leaf to volume II, 4K3. Atlas: engraved frontispiece by Tilliard after Le Prince, 30 double-page maps or folding maps and plans, some hand-coloured in outline. A little rubbed overall, some judicious restoration on the joints and at the head- and tail-caps, some marginal damp-staining and worming to the first two volumes and the atlas, with professional repairs, but overall a very good set, presenting well on the shelf. First edition of Chappe d'Auteroche's finely illustrated account of Siberia. A colleague of Maraldi, Cassini de Thury and Lalande at the Paris Observatory, the French priest and astronomer abbé Jean-Baptiste Chappe d'Auteroche travelled to Siberia in 1761 to observe the transit of Venus in 1761, and his account of that trip (vol. I, parts i and ii) describes the meteorology, climate, fauna and minerals of the region, and also gives a sociological commentary. As Hill comments, these "forthright and sometimes provocative descriptions of Russian manners and character ... inspired the publication of an indignant rebuttal, sometimes attributed to Catherine the Great". Vol. II contains his translation of Krasheninnikov's description of Kamchatka, Opisanie zemli Kamchatki (St Petersburg, 1755). A truncated French version based on the abridged English translation had already appeared, whereas Chappe d'Auteroche returned to the original full Russian text which contains "considerable material on alaska and the northwest coast of America." According to the publisher's preface, he did the work at St Petersburg, where he was able to consult Gerhard Friedrich Müller, supervisor of both Krasheninnikov and Steller on Bering's second expedition, who assisted with the translation and clarified obscure points. His unabridged translation was published as a separate work at Amsterdam in 1770.

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        A Plan of Discipline for the Use of the Norfolk Militia. In Three Parts. The Second Edition, greatly improved. To which is now added, the Present Manual Exercise for the Army, as ordered by His Majesty. With Encampments for Infantry and Cavalry

      Printed for J Millan Bookseller near Whitehall. 1768 - 4to., Second and Best Edition, on laid paper, with 45 fine engraved plates of drill movements, 7 engraved plans (3 folding) of manoeuvres and 5 folding tables of drill sequences; strongly bound in contemporary speckled full calf, back gilt with five raised bands, compartments tooled in gilt to a floral design, morocco label gilt, gilt doublures, speckled edges, some light spotting on endpapers, hinges cracked (but binding entirely sound) else a splendid, bright, fresh and most unusually clean copy. With the fine eighteenth century engraved armorial bookplate of Viscount Townshend's eldest son George Townshend, Baron de Ferrers of Chartley, Baron Bourchier & Loveyn. A manuscript press-mark in a contemporary hand is also present on front paste-down.With the Advertisement leaf, dedication to the Earl of Shaftesbury and all plates and plans as called for.The 'Manual Exercise, with Explanations, as ordered by His Majesty' (Printed for J, Millan, 1770) appears here for the first time as a small octavo bound in at rear. It is a near fine copy on laid paper, uncut and unopened.A highly regarded military manual, first issued in 1759, whose influence extended far beyond the boundaries of Norfolk and indeed of Great Britain. An adaptation of this considerably enlarged issue for use by the militia of Massachusetts Bay was published in Boston later in 1768, and editions for the militias of Connecticut and New Hampshire appeared in 1769 and 1771 (see Sabin 104749-55).Colonel William Windham (1717-1761) spent much of his life on the Continent and served for a time as an officer in one of Queen Maria Theresa's regiments of hussars. Upon his return to England he supported vigorously Pitt's scheme for a national militia in 1756, and aided the Marquis of Townshend in forming the Norfolk militia in 1757.Viscount Townshend (1724-1807) joined the Army in 1745, served at Culloden the following year and received Montcalm's surrender of Quebec in 1759.George Townshend (1753-1811), the author's eldest son, was created Earl of Leicester in 1784 and in 1807 succeeded his father as 2nd Marquis Townshend.THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY COPY, IN REMARKABLY CLEAN, BRIGHT AND FRESH STATE WITH BROAD TEXT MARGINS AND ONLY THE MOST NEGLIGIBLE AGE-STAINING. THE PLATES, IN PARTICULAR, ARE A MAGNIFICENTLY PRESERVED SUITE OF ENGRAVINGS.Rare; ESTC lists six copies, at least two of which are apparently imperfect. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Universal Directory for Taking Alive and Destroying Rats, And all other Kinds of four-footed and winged Vermin, in a Method hitherto unattempted: Calculated for the Use of the Gentleman, the Farmer, and the Warrener. By. Rat-Catcher to the Princess Amelia.

      London: Printed for the Author 1768 - First edition, small 8vo, iv, (iii-viii), 218 pp. 6 plates - 4 folding, one of which has a closed tear along a fold crease, some foxing and browning, particularly to the preliminaries, contemporary signature to paste down. Contemporary calf, rather marked and worn, neatly rebacked with a black label. Short chapters dealing with everything from otters to hawks and owls as well as various types of rats and mice.

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        Dictionnaire de Musique

      Paris: Veuve Duchesne, 1768. First. hardcover. very good(+). 13 copper engraved folding plates and tail pieces. Engraved title page. 550 pages, rubricated edges, square 4to, full mottled calf with ornately gilt spine and gilt border lines on covers. Paris: Veuve Duchesne, 1768. First Edition. Very good (+).

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        Précis de chirurgie pratique contenant L'Histoire des maladies chirurgicales, & la manière la plus en usage de les traiter; avec des Observations & Remarques critiques sur différens points.

      Paris, Vincent, 1768. - 2 volumes in-8°, XXX-860p. (pagination continue) + 29p. d'explicatons des planches. Bien complet des 16 planches dépliantes gravées en fin du premier volume. Ex-libris sur premier contreplat et noms de possesseurs successifs sur pages de garde et de titre. Petit accroc en tête du second volume, sinon très bel exemplaire. [Barbier IV-973] Reliures plein veau moucheté, dos à nerfs ornés de caissons dorés, tranches rouges.

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        The Peerage of England; Containing A Genealogical and Historical Account of all the Peers of that Kingdom, Now existing, either by Tenure, Summons, or Creation: Their Descents and Collateral Lines: Their Births, Marriages, and Issue: Famous Actions both in War and Peace: Religious and Charitable Donations: Deaths, Places of Burial, Monuments, Epitaphs: And many valuable Memoirs never before printed. Also Their Paternal Coats of Arms, Crests, Supporters and Mottoes, Curiously engraved on Copper-Plates. Collected from Records, Old Wills, Authentic Manuscripts, our most approved Historians, and other Authorities, which are cited. The Fourth Edition, carefully Corrected, and continued to the present Time

      London: Printed for H. Woodfall, J. Beecrof, W. Strahan...[et al], 1768. 7 volumes. 8vo, 205 x 120 mms., pp. [viii], 426 [427 - 448 Index; 16 engraved coats of arms]; [iv], 487 [488 blank, 489 - 504 Index; 15 engraved coats of arms]; [iv], 493, [494 - 514 Index; 25 engraved coats of arms]; [iv], 411 [412 blank, 413 - 427 Index, 428 blank; 19 engraved coats of arms]; [iv],499 [500 blank, 501 - 516 Index; 23 engraved coats of arms]; [iv]; 627 [628 blank, 629 - 644 Index; 45 engraved coats of arms, genealogical chart on page 496]; [iv], 655 [656 blank, 657 - 467 Index, 468 blank; 54 engraved coats of arms], including half-title in each volume, contemporary fair polished calf, gilt borders on covers, raised bands between gilt rules on spines, red morocco labels; lower half of rear joint on volume 7 slightly cracked, but otherwise a fine and attractive set. This was the first edition to be published after the death of Collins (1681/2&#150;1760); the first edition had been published in 1709. Later editions benefited from the earlier work of Sir William Dugdale, whose Baronage of England had been published in 1675. At some stage, Collins also acquired a manuscript of Dugdale&#39;s work, which had been owned by Gregory King, Lancaster herald, with his own notes. Collins&#39; work became the basis for Sir Egerton Brydges&#39; edition of the peerage published in 1812; and finally, of course, for Cockayne&#39;s "monumental" Complete Peerage (1887 - 1898).

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        Historia Legal de la Bula Llamada in Coena Domini, Dividida en Tres

      1768. Lopez y Martinez, Juan Luis [d. 1732], Editor. [Ledesma, Don Joseph de, Appendix]. Historia Legal de la Bula Llamada in Coena Domini, Dividida en Tres Partes, En que se Refieren su Origen, Su Aumento, Y su Estado; Las Defensas que los Reyes Catolicos han Hecho en Particular a sus Capitulos; Las Suplicas que han Interpuesto de Ellos a la Santa Apostolica; Y lo que Acerca de Ellos han Sentido y Escrito Diferentes Autores por Espacio de Quatro Siglos y Medio, Desde el Ano de 1254 Hasta el Presente de 1698. Va al Fin Ademas del Apendice el Discurso Legal del Senor D. Josef de Ledesma, Fiscal del Consejo. Madrid: En la Imprenta de D. Gabriel Ramirez, 1768. [viii], 171; 147 pp. Two parts, each with title page and individual pagination, second part states "En Madrid, Por Andres Ortega, 1768"; first part preceded by copperplate portrait frontispiece of Lopez. Folio (12" x 8-1/2"). Contemporary vellum, early hand-lettered title to spine, fragments of thong ties. Light soiling, a few chips to joints, corners bumped, wear to lower corners, spine somewhat darkened, vellum just beginning to crack through pastedowns, front hinge starting. Light toning to text, faint dampstaining to margins of a few leaves, internally clean. * Only edition. In Coena Domini was a papal bull issued in 1363 and reissued annually until 1770. It commanded the rulers of Europe to suppress heresies, schisms, sacrilege, infringement of papal and ecclesiastical privileges and prevent attacks on person and property, piracy, forgery and other crimes. It was resented by most rulers as an infringement of their rights. Lopez reviews the history of this bull (and its predecessors) in Spain. OCLC locates 6 copies in North American law libraries (Columbia, Harvard, Library of Congress, Louisiana State Law Library, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.

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        Historia legal de la Bula llamada In Coena Domini : dividida en tres partes, en que se refieren su origen, su aumento, y su estado, las defensas que los reyes catolicos han hecho en particular a sus capitulos, las suplicas que han Interpuesto.

      en la imprenta de D. Gabriel Ramirez, Madrid 1768 - Historia legal de la Bula llamada In Coena Domini : dividida en tres partes, en que se refieren su origen, su aumento, y su estado, las defensas que los reyes catolicos han hecho en particular a sus capitulos, las suplicas que han interpuesto de ellos a la Santa Sede apostolica y lo que acerca de ellos han sentido y escrito diferentes autores por espacio de quatro siglos y medio, desde el año de 1254 hasta el presente de 1698.- Madrid : en la Imprenta de D. Gabril Ramírez, 1768.- El fiscal del Consejo a favor de la regalia, y tribunales reales del Reyno de Navarra sobre el conocimiento de los articulos de immunidad local y uso de las fuerzas de que han usado por costumbre y posesión immemorial en aquel Reyno / por el Licenciado Don Joseph de Ledesma, fiscal del Consejo. Con licencia. Madrid : por Andrés Ortega, 1768. Partes de la obra impresa a dos columnas. Lámina con retrato. Sello real en portada. Buen ejemplar con algunas páginas algo manchadas de humedad y sello de anterior propietario en portada [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A South West View of the City of New York, in North America. Vue de Sud Oust de la Ville de New York, dans l&#39;Amerique Septentrionale. Drawn on the Spot by Capt. Thomas Howdell, of the Royal Artillery. Engraved by P.Canot

      London: printed for John Bowles, Robert Sayer, Thos. Jefferys, Carington Bowles and Henry Parker, [1768]. Copper engraving by Pierre Charles Canot, after Howdell, coloured by hand. Third state. 19 1/8 x 25 1/2 inches. The Howdell-Canot Southwest view: one of the most important early views of New York City, taken from the southern slope of Mount Pitt, near the present- day intersection of Henry and Montgomery Streets. This fine print from the famously rare Scenographia Americana series is after a drawing by Captain Howdell made in about 1763. Little is known of Howdell&#39;s life other than the outline of his military career. His name first appears in the Army Lists in 1747 and continues until 1771. In 1763 he commanded the seventh company of the third battalion of the Royal Artillery, stationed in New York. He produced one other view of the city that was also published in the Scenographia. The present view from Mount Pitt shows the Rutgers house built in 1754-5, across the harbour can be seen the roofs of the city with Trinity Church and the New (or Middle) Dutch Church prominent on the skyline. The meadow south of the Rutgers house is a prominent feature in many of the views and plans of the period. Deak 116; Stokes Iconography I. pp. 279-281 (plate37)

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        The Political Register, and Impartial Review of New Books for MDCCLXVII (1767) Vol. I and Vol. III (1768)

      London: Almon / Beevor. 1768. Hardcover. Good. 2 volumes, the first and third volumes, 1767, 1768, containing numbers 1-8 and 16-21 (July-December, 1768). 8vo, original quarter calf and marbled boards, 486 and 390 pp.. The first volume has large folding plate, &#39;A View of Lord Bute&#39;s Erections&#39; and &#39;A Late Lord Mayor of London,&#39; &#39;The Duumvirate,&#39; &#39;Sampson Pulling Down the Pillars,&#39; and &#39;The Wire Master and his Puppets&#39; - the third volume has three engraved plates including a half page plate attributed to Ben Franklin: &#39;The Colonies Reduced&#39; showing a woman sitting down with her arms and legs, labeled Pennsylvania, New York, New England and Virginia, cleanly lopped off but lying nearby). The first volume is fair with boards present but detached, spine very dry and splitting in three places; needs to be rebound. The third volume is Good at best, splitting to joints and completely split along spine between October issue and November issue. Signs of bookplate removal to pastedown and ink number stamp to verso of frontispiece may indicate previous library possession but no other library marks. Frontispiece shows damp stain tide mark. Has much on the American colonies, and an old catalog entry that is pasted in remarks that there are a number of contributions by BEN FRANKLIN, who was responsible for engraving the plate, &#39;The Colonies Reduced&#39; which is apparently so rare a plate that Ford in his Franklin bibliography states that he had only seen one copy of the plate. All issues of this plate are of &#39;the greatest rarity&#39; -- Goodspeed&#39;s cataloged the 1768 volume alone in 1959 for $57.50.

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        Reponse aux Recherches Historiques Concernant les Droits du Pape sur la Ville, & l&#39;Etat d&#39;Avignon

      1768. First Edition. Defense of papal rights in Avignon, France. In original elaborate French binding, red calf with gilt tooling to boards and spine. All edges gilt; marbled endpapers. Bookplate to front pastedown. Very good + condition; slight cracking to hinge and wear to corners. Interior very clean. Octavo. 170pp plus errata.

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        Recueil des actes, titres et mémoires concernant les affaires du clergé de France : augmenté d&#39;un grand nombre de pieces & d&#39;observations sur la discipline présente de l&#39;Eglise : divisé en douze tomes... [complete in 12 volumes]

      A Paris : Chez Guillaume Desprez ..., 1768-1771, 1771. 1st Edition. Physical description: 14 v. ; 26 cm. Subjects: Catholic Church -- France -- History. Catholic Church -- France -- Clergy. Ecclesiastical law -- France -- Canon law -- Church history. Notes: This set does not include the supplementary volume and abridgement, published at a later date. In French with some sections of text in parallel French and Latin. Text in double columns. Spine title: Memoires de clerge. Vol. 2-12 have additional imprint: A Avignon, Chez Jacques Garrigan. Vol. 9 dated: MDCCLXXX. [i.e. 1770?]. Title vignettes; head and tail pieces; initials. With half titles. Referenced by: Barbier, A.A. Ouvrages anonymes, IV, 97, e. Language: French. Finely bound in modern speckled calf over marbled boards. Gilt blocked leather labels to spine, with raised bands. Internally, pages are very clean, although there is some light marginal tanning evident around the titles and prelim. pages. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        The Journal of a Two Months Tour; with a View of Promoting Religion among the Frontier Inhabitants of Pensylvania, and of introducing Christianity among the Indians to the Westward of the Alegh-geny Mountains

      London: William Davenhill and George Pearch, 1768. [Antq-1]. viii, [9]-110, [1] pp. Hardcover, rebound in half maroon morocco over marbled boards by Henry Blackwell. A bright attractive copy. " This journal, though chiefly of a religious cast, is enlivened with many agreeable notes and circumstances relating to the manners and customs of the Delaware Indians." [Sabin 4149]. "The first account of Indian towns in southeast Ohio." [Howes B281]. Provenance: The Blackwell copy from the estate of Ester Elizabeth Reed MD.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine.. Octavo, measuring 12.5 cm x 2 Cm.

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