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        Verhandeling over de misdaden en straffen. Naar de derde verbeterde en vermeerderde Italiaansche uitgave, waar by de verklaaring op dit werkje van den heere de Voltaire. Uit het , 523, ch vertaald. Amsterdam, Gerrit Bom, 1768. [Gebonden met:] Dezelfde, Verhandeling over de deugden en belooningen. Om te dienen tot een vervolg van de Verhandeling over de misdaaden en straffen. Amsterdam, Gerrit Bom, 1768.

      Gebonden in moderne half kunstleren band, (20)+196+(4)+63+(8) pag. C3222.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        HISTOIRE NATURELLE ET POLITIQUE DE LA PENSYLVANIE, ET DE L'ÉTABLISSEMENT DES QUAKERS DE CETTE CONTRÉE. TRADUITE DE L'ALLEMAND. P.M.D.S. CENSEUR ROYAL. PRÉCÉDÉE D'UNE CARTE GÉOGRAPHIQUE.

      GANEAU (DE L'IMPRIMERIE D' HOURY) 1768 - ROUSSELOT DE SURGY, PHILIBERT HISTOIRE NATURELLE ET POLITIQUE DE LA PENSYLVANIE, ET DE L'ÉTABLISSEMENT DES QUAKERS DE CETTE CONTRÉE. TRADUITE DE L'ALLEMAND. P.M.D.S. CENSEUR ROYAL. PRÉCÉDÉE D'UNE CARTE GÉOGRAPHIQUE. PARIS, GANEAU (DE L'IMPRIMERIE D' HOURY), 1768. IN-8° (185x115mm), XX - 372 - 2ff., 1 CARTE DÉPLIANTE, FAUX TITRE ET TITRE TACHÉS, PIQÛRES, TRÈS CLAIRE MOUILL. MARG. AU MILIEU DE L'EXEMPLAIRE. BROCHÉ, DOS SALI. UNIQUE ÉDITION DE CET OUVRAGE BASÉ SUR CELUI DU BOTANISTE PEHR KALM POUR L'HISTOIRE NATURELLE ET SUR LE VOYAGE DE GOTTLIEB MITTELBERGER POUR LA PARTIE CONSACRÉES AU QUAKERS. ILLUSTRÉ D'UNE CARTE DÉPLIANTE. UNIQUE FRENCH EDITION OF THIS DESCRIPTION OF PENNSYLVANIA BASED ON THE WORKS OF KALM AND MITTELBERGER. ILLUSTRATED WITH 1 FOLDING MAD. SEWED (FIRST LVS STAINED, FOXING). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Im Perraud]
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        't Verheugd Amsterdam ter gelegenheid van het plegtig bezoek hunner doorlugtige en koninglyke hoogheden Willem, prinse van Oranje ... en zyne gemaalinne Frederica Sophia Wilhelmina prinsesse van Pruissen. Amsterdam, Yntema en Tieboel, 1768, 126 pag. [gebonden met:] Berigt aan de leezers van het Verheugd Amsterdam, 4 pag. [en met:] Onderrichting van Jan Smit, mr. timmerman, omtrent alles wat er wegens de teekening en bouwing der berugte vorstelyke loge, door hem alleen geteekend en vervaardigd, i.

      Gebonden, half leer, 126+4+34+29 pag. Het eerste werk geillustreerd met 13 grote, uitvouwbare etsen van Simon Fokke (enkele daarvan op de vouw gesleten), en de uitvouwbare prent van het uitstrooien der pamfletten uit de boekhandel Yntema en Tieboel op 10 september 1768 (Kok excudit). C1567."L.H.M. Wessels, Bron, waarheid en de verandering der tijden, Jan Wagenaar, een historiografische studie (1996) pag. 81. In zijn boek ''t Verheugd Amsterdam' beschreef Wagenaar onder andere het bezoek in 1768 van het stadhouderlijk paar aan de Schouwburg. Daar was een speciaal geconstrueerde vorstelijke loge geplaatst, volgens Wagenaar gebouwd door Jan Smit, en volgens Wagenaar naar ontwerp van de kunstschilder Andries van der Groen. Het boek is geillustreerd met 13 grote uitvouwbare etsen van Simon Fokke: aankomst bij Haarlemmerpoort, aankomst op de Dam, de Raadkamer, illuminatie Stadhuis, zittingneming als capitein admiraal generaal, zeiltochtje op Y, zittingneming als opperbewinthebber WIC, maaltijd in Schepenkamer, de loge in de Schouwburg (het bouwsel waarover het dispuut ging), toneel in Schouwburg met opvoering Demophontes, tewaterlating schip De Zon, bal in grote zaal Stadhuis, afscheid aan Buiten Amstel. (Er bestaat ook een uitgave van ''t Verheugd Amsterdam' in folio, met dezelfde prenten en een frontispice). In advertenties beschuldigde Smit Wagenaar van onwaarheid en eiste de eer van het gehele werk aan de vorstelijke loge alleen voor zichzelf op. Wagenaar verweerde zich met een kort 'Berigt aan de leezers van het Verheugd Amsterdam', een brochure van 4 pagina's die volgens een prent op 10 september 1768 uit het bovenraam van het huis van de boekverkopers Yntema en Tieboel naar het publiek op straat werd uitgestrooid. Jan Smit en companen reageerden op Wagenaars 'Berigt' met een pamflet 'Onderrigting', dat weer werd gevolgd door het laatste hierbij gebonden pamflet: 'Eenige redeneerkundige aanmerkingen ...'."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Het zegenpralent Kennemerlant, vertoont in veele heerelyke gezichten van deszelfs voornaemste lustplaetzen, adelyke huizen, dorp- en stede-gebouwen ... naer ‘t leven getekent en in ‘t koper gebragt door Hendrik de Leth en kortelyk beschreven door Matheus Brouërius van Nidek R.G. 2 delen in 1 band. Amsterdam: A. en H. de Leth, [1732-1733].

      "Folio, half leer uit de tijd, (6) + 24 + 18 p. + 50 bladen met elk 2 gravures, 2 gegraveerde titelpagina's en een uitvouwbare kaart. Goed exemplaar. Lit: Tiele 51; Ekama 555 (editie 1768); Van der Steur, Harlemia Illustrata p.22-24; over De Leth: Caart-Thresoor 18 (1999) 2 p.29-35; over Van Nidek: NNBW VI, 213. R0175."."Eerste editie van dit fraaie werk met afbeeldingen van landhuizen, kerken, openbare gebouwen, parken en tuinen in het kustgebied van Kennemerland tussen Haarlem en Castricum. De graveur is Hendrik de Leth (1703-1766) die het boek samen met zijn vader Andries publiceerde. Andries de Leth (1662 -1731) was oorspronkelijk werkzaam bij Nicolaas Visscher II te Amsterdam. Na Visschers dood nam hij de zaak waar voor de weduwe en in 1726 na haar dood nam hij het bedrijf over. De jonge Hendrik de Leth maakte de tekeningen voor de gravures in 1728 (inleiding p.3) en de eerste editie verscheen in 1732 of 1733 (niet in 1731 zoals vaak wordt geschreven). In de inleiding van deel 2 is namelijk sprake van “dit jaar 1732”. Brouërius van Nidek (1677 - ca 1743) verzorgde de tekst, maar het boek is vooral van belang voor de fraaie prenten. Er volgden diverse herdrukken in de 18de eeuw en in 1806 werden de prenten nog eens gebruikt voor een verzamelwerk van een aantal van dit soort boeken onder de titel ‘Hollandsche Arcadia'."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        Le grand dictionaire geographique, historique et critique, Nouvelle edition,.

      Paris, libraires associes, 1768. 6 volumes, large folio, full gold decorated leather, very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR]
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        A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals . to which is prefixed an English grammar. To this edition are added, a history of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The third edition, carefully revised

      printed by W.G. Jones for Thomas Ewing, Dublin 1768 - 8vo, pp. [72] plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; full contemporary calf, upper joint cracked (cords holding), vertical crack in spine, citron morocco label partially chipped away, 2 early ownership signatures on flyleaf (1770 and 1787); a good copy of a scarce edition. The first octavo was published in London, 1756, abridged by Johnson; a Dublin edition followed in 1758 in 1 volume. Two other 2-volume London editions appeared in 1760 and 1766 respectively, and 1-volume Dublin editions in 1764 and 1766. Alston V, 196; Courtney & Smith, p. 62; Fleeman 56.1DA/6; Vancil, p. 123.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Philipp Millers Abbildungen der nützlichsten, schönsten und seltensten Pflanzen welche in seinem Gärtner-Lexicon vorkommen, auf das genaueste, nach den von der Natur genommenen Zeichnungen, in Kupfer gestochen und illuminirt, auch mit einer ausführlichen Beschreibung und Anzeige der Classen, worunter sie nach Raii, Tourneforts und Linnäi Classification gehören, erläutert.

      Nürnberg, Winterschmidt, , 1768 - [Einzige deutsche Ausgabe] 2 Bände komplett. 42 x 27 cm. Titelbl. mit feinem Kupfer (ca. 8,5 x 12,8 cm), 1 Bl., 158 Textseiten mit 150 handkolorierten Tafeln. Neuer Halblederband unter Verwendung des alten Bezugspapiers (Hardcover). Gutes teilrestauriertes Exemplar. Band 1: Vorsätze erneuert. Seiten und Tafeln an der Längsöffnung feuchtigkeitsfleckig, sellten bis in die Platte. Dieser Rand durchgängig vs. mit Japanpapier stabilisiert. Band 2: Zerlegt und gereinigt. Die ersten 40 Seiten stark beschädigten Blätter einzeln in Pergamentpapier zur weiteren Entscheidung eingeschagen. Die restlichen Seiten im (Teil)Buchblock belassen. Titel des von 1755-1760 erschienenen englischen Originals: "Figures of uncommon plants described in the gardeners dictionary". Die erste Tafel in der Platte signiert "A.W. Winterschmidt sculpsit et excudit Norimberga". [Philip] Das botanisch korrekte und fein ausgeführte Tafelwerk ergänzt das "Englische Gartenbuch" oder "Gärtner-Lexikon", das nach der 5. englischen Auflage 1751/52 erstmals in die deutsche Sprache übersetzt wurde (1758 erschien noch ein Ergänzungsband). Die Erläuterungen referenzieren immer auf Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, John Ray und Carl von Linné, es werden aber viele Ergänzungen anderer Naturforscher, wie z.B. von den Brüdern Bauhin, Plumier, van Royen usw.aufgenommen. Die Bedeutung für die Verbreitung des Englischen Gartens auf dem Kontinent kann nicht hoch genug bewertet werden. Erstmals gab es den noch im französischen Gartenstil ausgebildeten Gärtnern konkrete Hilfestellung bei der Pflanzenauswahl für die Anlage und Gestaltung von Landschaftsgärten, die zunehmend in Mode kamen. Bereits auf der Basis der Linnéschen Nomenklatur, trug es wesentlich zu deren Verbreitung bei, da sich die Baumschulen in kürzester Zeit mit einer entsprechenden Nachfrage konfrontiert sahen . Da dieser steigenden Nachfrage nicht in entsprechender Menge ein Angebot gegenüber gestellt werden konnte, wurden oftmals Pflanzen unter falschem Namen verkauft. Dies war möglich, da viele der von Miller angeführten Pflanzen den Gärtnern bisher eher unbekannt waren. Um diese zu schulen und Täuschungen verhindern zu können, entstand die Nachfrage nach exakten Abbildungen und zusätlzlichen Informationen. Die detaillierten und sorgfältig kolorierten Kupferstiche wurden nach Zeichnungen von J. Bartram, Georg D. Ehret, Richard Lancake, John Miller, S. Müller und anderen gestochen. Das Werk ist extrem selten, im Wordcat sind nur zwei Exemplare in Fort Worth und New York nachweisbar. Aslin 277, Haller II, 221. Pritzel 6241. Die restauratorischen bzw. konservatorischen Maßnahmen wurden von einer der führenden deutschen Restauratorinnen durchgeführt und entsprechend protokolliert. Das Protokoll liegt bei. Der angegebene Preis ist nur indikativ, der entgültige Preis richtet sich nach der Entscheidung des Käufers über die weitere restauratorische Vorgehensweise. Es sind alle Materialien erhalten, um auch den zerlegten Band zwei im Erscheiniungsbild dem ersten anzupassen. Bitte beachten Sie, dass die angegebenen Versandkosten nur für Sendungen bis zu einem Gesamtgewicht von 1 Kg gelten. Bei schwereren Sendungen betragen die Versandkosten innerhalb Deutschands € 5,00. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DES JACINTES, DE LEUR ANATOMIE, REPRODUCTION et CULTURE

      AMSTERDAM 1768 - 1768, A AMSTERDAM par Maximilien Henri de Saint Simon In-quarto, en attente de reliure, corps de texte impeccable, 10 Planches dépliantes suivies du CATALOGUE des Jacintes connues en 1767 et des couches de Georges VOORHELM, de KREPS, et de COCK 1 f. p. de Titre avec une Grande Vignette Gravée signée de Hiltrep, 164 pages dont Explication des X Planches, 2 ff. pour la Table des 8 Chapitres, les 10 Planches dépliantes dont une paysagère coloriée montées sur onglets, signées de SCHLEY. RARE EDITION ORIGINALE SEULE PARUE. Une planche coloriée. Par SAINT SIMON, Maximilien-Henri (1720-1729) Bien Complet des 10 Planches [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ANCIENNE BERNARD MARIE ROLIN]
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        Storia Ecclesiastica di Monsignor Claudio Fleury tradotta dal Francese dal Signor Conte Gasparo Gozzi. Riveduta, e corretta sul testo originale in questa Prima Edizione Napoletana e dedicata all'Eccellentissimo Signore D. Giuseppe Caracciolo Principe di Torella &c. &c. &c. Tomo Sesto dall'Anno DCX sino

      A Spese di Antonio Cervone e dal medesimo si vende nel suo Negozio - Napoli 1768 - 1777, NAPOLI - Storia Ecclesiastica di Monsignor Claudio Fleury ITALIANO Otto volumi della seconda metà del '700 in 4°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, due tasselli in pelle con cornici e caratteri incisi in oro sul dorso, diversi segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, tagli poco bruniti, pagine in buono stato, con marginalia, testo posto su due colonne, alcune pagine con fori di tarlo, cerniera dei Tomi XI e XXV danneggiata, legatura del Tomo XXIV allentata. Frontespizi con magnifica marca tipografica in nero. Presentano segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami, in fondo ai volumi tavola delle materie. Bella testatina su ogni volume. Tomi VI, VII, XI, XII, XIII, XVI, XXIV e XXV della collana Storia Ecclesiastica di Monsignor Cladio Fleury. Tradotta dal Francese da Gasparo Gozzi, I edizione Napoletana, riveduta e corretta sul testo originale.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Delle terme Porrettane

      nella Stamperia di Giovanni Zempel, in Roma 1768 - 30 cm, rilegatura coeva in cartone "alla rustica"; p. vi, (2), 283, (1); vignetta incisa al frontespizio (Toro che beve l'acqua da una cascatella); 4 tavole più volte ripiegate fuori testo, iniziali decorate e animate, grandi vignette incise con vedute di paesaggi in fronte e in fine ad ogni capitolo. Bello e fresco esemplare dai larghi margini [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Orfeo (ALAI - ILAB)]
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        Fragmenta libri singularis regularum et incerti Auctoris collatio legum Mosaicarum et Romanarum.

      Utrecht: Guiliemum Henricum Kroon, 1768 - First edition thus, crown 4to (10 ¼” x 8”), pp. (6), (1-2), 3-142, (30), (173-175), 176-539, (1) blank, title in red & black, woodcut head & tailpieces, indices. Recent blue full morocco, back in six compartments, double red morocco gilt lettering pieces, red morocco doublures. Fine clean bight wide margined copy in fine binding. Sheets with natural age toning, very occasional minor stain, two old ink drops on margin of Notes half title at Oo4 not affecting text, very faint lower corner partial damp stain of little matter. H7548 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J & J House Booksellers, ABAA]
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        A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals ... to which is prefixed an English grammar. To this edition are added, a history of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The third edition, carefully revised

      Dublin: printed by W.G. Jones for Thomas Ewing, 1768. 8vo, pp. [72] plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; full contemporary calf, upper joint cracked (cords holding), vertical crack in spine, citron morocco label partially chipped away, 2 early ownership signatures on flyleaf (1770 and 1787); a good copy of a scarce edition. The first octavo was published in London, 1756, abridged by Johnson; a Dublin edition followed in 1758 in 1 volume. Two other 2-volume London editions appeared in 1760 and 1766 respectively, and 1-volume Dublin editions in 1764 and 1766. Alston V, 196; Courtney & Smith, p. 62; Fleeman 56.1DA/6; Vancil, p. 123.

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        Exemplares de carta que el... Arzobispo de Manila... escrivio... con el motivo de haverse efectuado... la supression de unos impressos, instructivos de la conducta y doctrinas de los Regulares de la Compañia, dados al publico en Madrid... y que conduxo à Philipinas la Fragata de su Magestad nombrada La Venus [bound with] Representación al Rey Nro. Señor d. Carlos III [bound with] Memorial al Rey... Carlos III... hecho con el motivo de los disturbios, que han intentado mover algunos Regulares de Philipinas [bound with] Sanctisismo Dominno Nostro Clementi XIII (Pintif. Opt Max).

      First edition of all four Manila imprints, relating to the expulsion of the Jesuits, and the events leading up to the event. Medina praises the Memorial, which describes the disturbances and troubles created by the Jesuits "Es un document muy bien escrito y lleno de amargas verdades contra los frailes de Filipinas" (Medina, Manila, 279). The Aragonese Archbishop of Manila, Basilio Sancho de Santa Justa (1728 - 1787), arrived in Manila in 1767 after a five-month journey from Cadiz, appointed as Archbishop by commission of Pope Clement XIII, the architect of the expulsion of the Jesuits from Spanish domains. On 17 May 1768 the order for the expulsion of the Jesuits reached Manila, five days later an Edict condemning the teachings of the Jesuits was issued, and clearly invited obedience to the Spanish monarch and the Church, between 1768 and 1771 the Archbishop oversaw the complicated expulsion of 143 Jesuits from the Philippines who were sent to Cadiz on various ships, thus, he was an influential part of the expulsion and a well-positioned eyewitness to the process. The ships that carried out the Jesuits were Venus and Santa Rosa, a broadside imprint prohibiting them to preach whilst on board was issued by the Archbishop, in 1770. Palau, 296832, 296830 and 296833. Medina 278, 279, 280, 286 (who gives it as 1771). Leclerc, 1867, 1373.

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        Exemplares de carta que el Arzobispo de Manila escrivio con el motivo de haverse efectuado la supression de unos impressos, instructivos de la conducta y doctrinas de los Regulares de la Compañia, dados al publico en Madrid. y que conduxo à Philipinas la Fragata de su Magestad nombrada La Venus [bound with] Representación al Rey Nro. Señor d. Carlos III [bound with] Memorial al Rey. Carlos III. hecho con el motivo de los disturbios, que han intentado mover algunos Regulares de Philipinas [bound with] Sanctisismo Dominno Nostro Clementi XIII (Pintif. Opt Max).

      1768 - Important sammelband of imprints relating to the expulsion of the Jesuits from the Philippines, all printed in Manila. [1770]-1768-1768. Manila. Imprenta del Rey; Imprenta de la Universidad de Santo Thomas for the rest. Folio. 22f., 100 pp., 1 [blank]; 1 ff., 39 ff.; 1 ff., 12 ff., 1 ff. [Sanctissimo], 10 ff., 8 ff.; the first missing 22 pp. and a plate. Contemporary limp vellum, spine lettered in ink, ties as fragments, overall excellent. First title with a long tear, not causing loss of printed surface, however restored with tape, now with show-through, else excellent, large copies with their full margins, very clean and fresh. 8,000 $ First edition of all four Manila imprints, relating to the expulsion of the Jesuits, and the events leading up to the event. Medina praises the Memorial, which describes the disturbances and troubles created by the Jesuits “Es un document muy bien escrito y lleno de amargas verdades contra los frailes de Filipinas” (Medina, Manila, 279). The Aragonese Archbishop of Manila, Basilio Sancho de Santa Justa (1728 – 1787), arrived in Manila in 1767 after a five-month journey from Cadiz, appointed as Archbishop by commission of Pope Clement XIII, the architect of the expulsion of the Jesuits from Spanish domains. On 17 May 1768 the order for the expulsion of the Jesuits reached Manila, five days later an Edict condemning the teachings of the Jesuits was issued, and clearly invited obedience to the Spanish monarch and the Church, between 1768 and 1771 the Archbishop oversaw the complicated expulsion of 143 Jesuits from the Philippines who were sent to Cadiz on various ships, thus, he was an influential part of the expulsion and a well-positioned eyewitness to the process. The ships that carried out the Jesuits were Venus and Santa Rosa, a broadside imprint prohibiting them to preach whilst on board was issued by the Archbishop, in 1770. Palau, 296832, 296830 and 296833. Medina 278, 279, 280, 286 (who gives it as 1771). Leclerc, 1867, 1373. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dagverhaal der lotgevallen van Pichegru, Barthelemy, Villot, Aubry, Dossonville, Le Tellier, La Rue en Ramel, uitgebannen uit Frankrijk naar Guijane, na den 18 fructidor (4 septr. 1797.).Utrecht, G.T. van Paddenburg and son, 1799. 8vo. Original publisher's printed paper board wrappers.

      Muller, America 344; Sabin 67626; WorldCat (7 copies). First edition of the Dutch translation of Ramel's account describing his escape from the penal colonies in Guiana. Jean-Pierre Ramel (1768-1815), officer in the French revolutionary army, was accused of royalist sympathies and consequently deported to the penal colonies in 1797, together with Jean-Charles Pichegru, François-Marie Barthelemy, François Aubry, Jean-Baptiste Dossonville, and others. In 1798, during a long and exhausting night, the prisoners managed to escape to Paramaribo, Surinam, from where they travelled back to Europe. In 1799 Ramel was given permission to return to France, where he served in the army under Rochambeau. After the Bourbon Restoration, he received the order of Saint Louis and was made "maréchal de camp". During the Second Restoration, however, Ramel was suspected of being loyal to Napoleon, which led to his assassination by reactionaries in 1815.Slightly browned with some occasional foxing. Spine slightly worn and discoloured. A very good copy, wholly untrimmed and in the original publisher's printed paper board wrappers.

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        Les prêtres démasqués ou des iniquités du clergé chrétien. Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglois.

      - Londres, 1768 [= Amsterdam: chez Marc Michel Rey]. Petit in-8. [iv],180 pp. Relié (cartonnage moderne) avec étui, piece de titre maroquin. (un peu rogné, quelques pages (p. 80, 130, 167-68) un peu tachées). Traduction de: "The ax laid to the root of Christian priest-craft; by a layman", par Benjamin Keach. Barbier III, 1012. Vercruysse 1768.D5. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La contagion sacrée ou histoire naturelle de la superstition. Ouvrage trad. de l'Anglois.

      - Londres, [= Amsterdam, M.M. Rey], 1768. in-8. 169-[iv],184 pp. Cuir marbré, dos doré. (mors fendu; cuir et coins un peu usé(s); ex libris armorial sur feuille de garde; petite dechirure sur titre; quelques taches) Annotation sur feuille de garde: 'ouvrage très profond'; et nom de l'auteur sur titre. Cioranescu 34033: traduit par de Trenchard.; Barbier I.739: "Cet ouvrage est réellement de la composition du baron d'Holbach. C'est pour se soustraire, lui et ses amis, à tout genre de désagrémens qu'il a annoncé, dans l'avertissement, l'avoir traduit de l'anglais de Jean Trenchard et de Thomas Gordon." "Cet ouvrage a été brûlé par arrêt du parlement de Paris du 18 août 1770. "C'est, dit l'arrêt, une invective amère contre la révélation prise en elle-même.(.) " (Peignot, Dictionnaire des livres condamnés au feu, p.180). Vercruysse 1768.A2.

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        MADAGASCAR – ANANTSON?O (ST. AUGUSTIN’S BAY) & TOLIARA (TULLEA): THE BAYS OF ST. AUGUSTIN AND TULLEA, ON THE WESTERN COASTS OF MADAGASCAR, SURVEYED IN 1755 AND 1768.

      Copper engraving (Very Good, strong engraving impression, some minor loss to blank margin at upper and lower right corners, minor toning to outer part of left blank margin), 61 x 46 cm (24 x 18 inches). - London, 1794. A fine and scarce sea chart of St. Augustin’s (Anantson?o) and Tullea (Toliara) bays, amongst the finest anchorages on the west coast of Madagascar, published by the leading chartmakers of Laurie & Whittle. - This fine sea chart depicts the neighbouring bays of St. Augustin’s (Anantson?o) and Tullea (Toliara), which were important re-victualing places for ships sailing along the west coast of Madagascar. The chart is highly detailed, featuring copious nautical information, including bathymetric soundings, the locations of ideal anchorages, navigator’s sight lines, and the marking of hazards. There are also useful notes, such as the location of the ‘Wooding and Watering Place’ at St. Augustin’s Bay. The composition is completed by five elegant mariners’ coastal profile views, in the upper right.In particular, St. Augustin’s Bay was perhaps the finest natural anchorage along the Madagascar side of the Mozambique Channel. Since the passage was traversed by Europeans for the first time by Vasco da Gama, in 1498, during the first European sea voyage to India around Africa, it has been one of the most important shipping lanes in the world. While sheltered from the open Indian Ocean, it was a very dangerous passage, as it featured difficult winds and currents, along with several especially tricky nautical hazards. Beyond that, it also left ships vulnerable to attacks by pirates or vessels of enemy nations; such that a lack of knowledge of the navigation ensured that one would become easy prey. Tullea (Toliara), while not quite as accessible as its neighbouring harbour, was well-sheltered, abounded in natural produce and was favoured by many . SEE OUR WEB PAGE FOR LONGER DESCRIPTION.

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        Histoire Naturelle, Minà ralogie et Mà tallurgie (Mineralogy and Metallurgy)

      1768 - Encyclopà die, ou dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers. Plates vol. 6 Paris (1768) Folio, 253 x 393mm. 61 pages of descriptive text & 105 loose plates with their accompanying 51 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 47 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Histoire Naturelle, Minà ralogie and Mà tallurgie from volume VI of plates. There are a total of thirty sets of plates in this suite, each covering a different aspect of this topic. All plates are numbered with their position in their set, unless the set contains only one plate. There are a total of 26 double plates, with one triple plate. In the penultimate set, entitled Ardoiserie de la Anjou, Plate 1 is spread over five sheets, and Plate 2 is spread over two sheets. The largest suites are titled Travail de cuivre and Fabrique des Poudres à Canon. The following is a list of all the various titles for all the suite's sets, with the number of plates in brackets: Gà ometrie Souterraine (1), Sonde de Terre (3), Instrumens des Mines (2), Coupe d'une Mine (3), Lavoir et Bocard (1), Calcination des Mines (2), Mercure (1), Minà ralogie et Mà tallurgie (3), Travail de Cuivre (10), Calamine (6), Etain (1), Travail du Fer-Blanc (3), Machines de Pontpà an (5), Plomb (1), Fonte de Bismuth (1), Travail de Zinc (1), Fourneaux pour le Colbalt & de l'Arsenic (1), Travail de Soufre (3), Extraction du Salpêtre (4), Raffinage du Salpêtre (5 plates, numbered 5-9), Fabrique de la Poudre à Canon (19), Extraction du Vitriol ou Couperose (1), Travail de l'Alun (1), Minà ralogie, Salines (11), Maraie Salans (5), Travail des Sels (1), Charbon Minà ral ou de Terre (2), Ardoiserie de la Meuse (5), Ardoiserie de la Anjou (2), and finally Travail du Noir de Fumà (1). In total there are 51 accompanying text sheets extracted from Plates Volume VI for these sets of plates. Also with the relevant entries listed under Mà tallurgy, Mà tal, Minà ralogie and Minà ral in the Table Analytique et Raisonnà e du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Mà tiers. Vol II (1780) Under Mà tallurgy and Mà tal: 1 page (644) from volume II of the Encyclopà die (1751) including Composition de mà tal fort estimà des Caraà bes 1 page (812) from volume IV of the Encyclopà die (1754) including Diffà rence entre les mà taux & les demi-mà taux 2 pages (189 & 984) from volume V of the Encyclopà die (1755) including Tous les mà taux triturà s avec l'eau, passent pour fournir un certain sel and Les essais qui doivent prà cà der les travaux de mà tallurgie 2 pages (325 & 870) from volume VI of the Encyclopà die (1756) including information on Preuve sensible de l'extension des mà taux par la chaleur and Fleuves qui roulent des grains de diffà rens mà taux 1 page (400) from volume VII of the Encyclopà die (1757) including Mà taux qui s'unissent : mà taux qui ne peuvent s'unir 22 pages (273, 379, 428-435, & 521-532) from volume X of the Encyclopà die (1765) including informtaion on Le mercure, Mà tal, Histoire Naturelle, Chymie & Mà tallurige en gà nà ral, Les mà taux dans leurs mines and La formation des mà taux 1 page (859) from volume XII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Poids dont se servent les mà tallurgistes 1 page (922) from volume XIV of the Encyclopà die (1765) including information on Rapport de l'acide marin avec les mà taux blancs 2 pages (596 & 866) from volume XV of the Encyclopà die (1765) describing Affinità des sucs arsà nicaux avec les mà taux and L'origine de l'influence attribuà e aux plantes sur divers mà taux 1 page (172) from volume XVI of the Encyclopà die (1765) including further information on Le mercure 3 pages (286, 581 & 737) from volume I of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1776) which includes L'alkali, De leur mêlange avec l'arsenic and more information on Le mercure 1 page (630) from volume II of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1776) which includes Les mà taux principes de couleurs dans les min

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        Van añadidos en esta edición muchos documentos inéditos y un prólogo que sirve de introducción

      Madrid, Imprenta Real de la Gazeta, 1768. - Tomos I y II. Memorial y defensorio al Rey N. Señor por el crédito, opinión y derechos Episcopales de la Persona y Dignidad de D. Fr. Bernardino de Cárdenas. Apéndice de Monumentos pertenecientes a las controversias de los Regulares de la Compañía en el Paraguay, contra el venerable Obispo D. Fr. B. de Cárdenas. Discursos Jurídicos en defensa de la consagración de D. Fr. B. De Cárdenas, Obispo del Paraguay y que manifiestan las nulidades de la Sentencia que pronunció contra él un Juez Conservador, nombrado por los Religiosos de la Compañía de Jesus del Colegio de San Ignacio de la Ciudad de la Asumpción (!) por el Lic. D. Alonso CARRILLO, Abogado de los Reales Consejos. Y COLECCIÓN GENERAL DE DOCUMENTOS TOCANTES a la tercera época de las conmociones de los Regulares de la Compañía en el Paraguay. Contiene el Reyno Jesuítico del Paraguay, por siglo y medio negado y oculto, hoy demostrado y descubierto. Su autor D. BERNARDO IBAÑEZ DE ECHAVARRI. Va añadido el Diario de la Guerra de los Guaraníes, escrito por el P. Tadeo Henis. Tomo IV. (o sea tomos I, II y IV). L/502; 96/284/64; 12 pp. sin numerar/241/113 pp. Tomos I y II enc. en pasta española y tomo IV enc. priv. Pgmt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Henriade and Collection Complete des Oeuvres de Mr. de Voltaire.

      Geneve, 1768. From the library of Principis de Colloredo Mannsfeld, with the noble coat of arms bookplate. Quarto, bound in full marbled boards, leather label to the front and rear panel, portrait of Voltaire and Henry IV, various illustrations throughout, frontispiece, matching slipcase. Contains the works of Voltaire, including La Henriade. La Henriade is an epic poem written by the French Enlightenment writer and philosopher Voltaire. According to Voltaire himself, the poem concerns and was written in honor of the life of Henry IV of France, and is a celebration of his life. The ostensible subject is the siege of Paris in 1589 by Henry III in consort with Henry of Navarre, soon to be Henry IV, but its themes are the twin evils of religious fanaticism and civil discord. It also concerns the political state of France. Voltaire aimed to be the French Virgil, outdoing the master by preserving Aristotelian unity of place--a property of classical tragedy rather than epic--by keeping the human action confined between Paris and Ivry.

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        I miracoli. Libri due di Giuseppe Bartoli all'occasione che i chierici regolari di Somasca solennizzano nella citta di Fossano la canonizzazione fatta dal regnante sommo pontefice Clemente XIII [.].

      Turin, nella Stamperia Reale, 1768. - Large 4to. 126, (2) pp. With engr. frontispiece, engr. title vignette, 5 engr. headpieces, 5 engr. initials, and 1 engr. tailpiece as well as several woodcuts in the text. Contemp. calf with marbled pastedowns; spine decoratively gilt; all edges red. Only edition of this poem in ottava rima dedicated to Pope Clemens XIII. The appendix (p. 53 ff.) is a "Dissertazione sopra un' arca marmorea effigiata dagli antichi cristiani" in Ancona. - With beautiful decorations by the Turin engraver Angelo Ghizzardi (cf. Thieme/B. XIII, 573). The title vignette shows the arms of the Pope, who was to die, quite surprisingly, the following year. - Giuseppe Bartoli (1717-88) was "the antiquary of the King of Sardinia, [.] studied law at Padua, [.] but as he was more inclined toward philosophy and the arts he tutored in these, and was soon associated with Marchese Poleni, teacher of experimental physics, a post he quit after three years, to become professor of the arts in Turin in 1745" (cf. Jöcher/A. I, 1469). - A few Hebrew interspersions. Slightly browned throughout due to paper; binding somewhat rubbed (especially the gilt spine). A slight paper defect in the title page resulting from an erased stamp has been unobtrusively repaired with Japanese paper. ICCU TO0E\003596. Not in Gamba, Graesse, Brunet, Ebert, Kat. der Ornamentstichslg. Berlin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire Naturelle, Regne Và gà tal (Plants)

      1768 - Folio, 253 x 393mm. 59 pages of descriptive text & 11 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 11 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Histoire Naturelle, Regne Và gà tal from volume VI of plates. The eleven plates are numbered 94-104 with 2 accompanying text sheets. Also with the relevant entries listed under Và gà tation in the Table Analytique et Raisonnà e du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Mà tiers. Vol II (1780) 2 pages (489 & 491) from volume II of the Encyclopà die (1751) including Collection du cabinet du roi dans le regne và gà tal and Soin que demande dans un cabinet l'entretien des và gà taux 1 page (228) from volume VIII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including further information on Les rapports & diffà rences des và gà taux avec les animaux 2 pages (182 & 871) from volume XVI of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Observations sur la nature de la terre matrice des và gà taux and Son usage dans les mets 1 page (744) from volume XVII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Les animaux qui forment la nuance entre le regne và gà tal et le regne animal 1 page (532) from volume IV of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1777) which includes further information on Les animaux qui forment la nuance entre le regne và gà tal et le regne animal 3 pages (233, 583 & 610) from volume I of the Encyclopà die (1751) which includes Causes de la và gà tation, La nutrition des plantes and Principe qui, selon quelques anciens, dà termine chaque và gà tation en son espece under Và gà tation 2 pages (516 & 653) from volume VI of the Encyclopà die (1756) which includes information on Les anciens and Usage de feuilles dans la và gà tation under Và gà tation 1 page (646) from volume VII of the Encyclopà die (1757) which includes La description de celle d'une graine under Và gà tation 1 page (290) from volume XI of the Encyclopà die (1765) which includes information on La nutrition des plantes under Và gà tation 17 pages (710-726) from volume XII of the Encyclopà die (1765) which includes L'explication de l'à conomie và gà tale under Và gà tation 1 page (746) from volume XIII of the Encyclopà die (1765) which includes information on La nutrition des plantes under Và gà tation 10 pages (953-962) from volume XVI of the Encyclopà die (1765) which includes information on Và gà tation, Histoire Naturelle, Botanique under Và gà tation 1 page (45) from volume II of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1776) which includes Etat d'imperfection oà cette partie de la botanique se trouve encore and Mammelons intercutanà s d'oà se forment, selon les circonstances, des branches ou des racines under Và gà tation 16 page (207-222) from volume III of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1777) which includes Germination under Và gà tation With some browning to a few leaves.

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        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 on the Coast of Patagonia, from the Year 1740, till their Arrival in England, 1746.

      S. Baker & G. Leigh; T. Davies., London 1768 - With a Description of St. Jago de Chili, and the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also a Relation of the Loss of the Wager Man of War, one of Admiral Anson’s Squadron. Written by Himself, and now First Published. pp. viii, 257. Frontis, title off-set. 8vo. Modern contemporary style quarter calf, marbled boards, retaining the original leather spine lable. New endpapers.1st edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antichita di Pozzuoli. Puteolanae antiquitates. Avanzi delle antichita esistenti a Pozzuoli, Cuma e Baja. Antiquitatum Puteolis, Cumis Balis existentium reliquiae.

      (Napoli, 1768). Folio. Bound uncut in a magnificent recent sprinkled full calf pastiche-binding with seven raised bands, forming eight compartments. Two leather title-labels to spine and compartments and raised bands with gilt ornamentation. All edges of boards with blindstamped decorations. One text leaf (unnumbered, but no. 38) with small stain and one diagram with tiny hole measureing 1 cm2, both far from affecting text/plate, very light soiling to first two leaves. All in all a very fine, clean an attractive copy. Complete with 39 ff of text [Italian and Latin in parallel columns], 69 plates of views and diagrams of which three are double page and one folded, a beautiful panorama depicting the Bay of Pozzuoli ('Veduta della Costa di Pozzuoli'). The rare first edition of Paoli's masterpiece of 18th century Italian chalcography with both text and views in beautiful steel engraved plates. The systematic documentation of classical ancient Greek and Roman ruins, many of which are here depicted for the very first time, is considered the most important eighteenth century views of Pozzuoli and its surroundings. The engravings are by Giovanni Volpato, Antoine Cardon, Francesco La Marra, and Johann Dominik Fiorillo based on drawings by local artists such as Gianbattista Natali, Tommaso Rojola, Ricciarelli and Magri. Conte Felice Gazzola commissioned the present work and when published, it was printed in very few copies only and sold for 15 Neapolitan ducats. A second edition in folio-oblong was printed in 1769.Pozzuoli, located just north of Naples, began as a Greek colony and a Roman colony was established in 194 BC. Pozzuoli (at the time named Puteoli) was the great emporium for the Alexandrian grain ships and other ships from all over the Roman world. It was also the main hub for goods exported from Campania, including blown glass, mosaics, wrought iron, and marble. The Roman naval base at nearby Misenum housed the largest naval fleet in the ancient world. It was also the site of the Roman Dictator Sulla's country villa and the place where he died in 78 BC - the ruins of many of these sights are portrayed in the present work. Paolo Antonio Paoli, president of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy in Rome (1775-98), was a pioneering scholar and historian of the ancient civilizations of the region of Campania in southern Italy. Cicognara 2692 (erroneously dated 1778)Graesse I, 146 Brunet I, 314

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        Dagverhaal der lotgevallen van Pichegru, Barthelemy, Villot, Aubry, Dossonville, Le Tellier, La Rue en Ramel, uitgebannen uit Frankrijk naar Guijane, na den 18 fructidor (4 septr. 1797.).Utrecht, G.T. van Paddenburg and son, 1799. 8vo. Original publisher's printed paper board wrappers.

      Muller, America 344; Sabin 67626; WorldCat (7 copies). First edition of the Dutch translation of Ramel's account describing his escape from the penal colonies in Guiana. Jean-Pierre Ramel (1768-1815), officer in the French revolutionary army, was accused of royalist sympathies and consequently deported to the penal colonies in 1797, together with Jean-Charles Pichegru, François-Marie Barthelemy, François Aubry, Jean-Baptiste Dossonville, and others. In 1798, during a long and exhausting night, the prisoners managed to escape to Paramaribo, Surinam, from where they travelled back to Europe. In 1799 Ramel was given permission to return to France, where he served in the army under Rochambeau. After the Bourbon Restoration, he received the order of Saint Louis and was made "maréchal de camp". During the Second Restoration, however, Ramel was suspected of being loyal to Napoleon, which led to his assassination by reactionaries in 1815.Slightly browned with some occasional foxing. Spine slightly worn and discoloured. A very good copy, wholly untrimmed and in the original publisher's printed paper board wrappers.

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        MEMOIRES SUR DIFFERENTES PARTIES DES SCIENCES ET ARTS. Par M. Guettard, de l'Académie Royale des Sciences.

      - Paris, Laurent Prault (t. I-III), Eugène Onfroy (t. IV-V), 1768-1783. 5 tomes en 5 vol. in-4: 20.5 x 26.5 cm. I/ [1] f. de titre, cxxvi pp. d'épître, préface, observations et table, 439 pp. de texte, [1] f. d'errata + [18] pl. grav. dép.; II/ [2] ff., lxxxv pp., [1] p. d'errata, 530 pp. + LXXI pl. grav. dép.; III/ [2] ff. de titre, table, extrait et errata, 544 pp.; IV/ [2] ff., [1] f. d'avertissement, 687 pp.; V/[2] ff., 446 pp., [1] p. d'errata, + [167] pl. grav. dép. Édition originale, de cette "Collection très estimée (Quérard)", bien complète des 256 planches dépliantes gravées par Jean Robert. Bandeaux, lettrines, culs-de-lampe gravés sur bois. Magnifiques reliures de l'époque en veau marbré. Dos lisse avec pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, pièce de tomaison en maroquin vert et richement ornés en doré de roulettes et motifs géométriques. Filets sur les coupes. Gardes de papier marbré. Ex-libris: J.L.R [Rivier]. Quelques piqûres dans le vol. 3, un mors du vol. 4 fragilisé, sinon très bel exemplaire, propre et élégant. Jean-Étienne Guettard (1715-1786), naturaliste, géologue, conservateur du Cabinet d'histoire naturelle du Duc d'Orléans, est le premier à avoir sondé et cartographié le patrimoine géologique de France. Cet ouvrage consiste en soixante mémoires d'histoire naturelle, réalisés à partir de ses découvertes, intéressant la géologie, la minéralogie, la botanique, la conchyliologie, la zoologie et la paléontologie. On peut considérer cette somme comme une synthèse des précédentes publications de Guettard, qui, toutefois, y décrit 28 taxons pour la première fois! (Voir: Brunet, 1821, 4354 / Querard, III, 514 / Poggendorf, I, 1863, 973 / France littéraire, 1769, I, 278) [Attributes: First Edition]

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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

      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—a splendid presentation. Copper-engraved bookplate of Rev. W[illiam]. T[homas]. Bree (1786–1863), 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 ‘the Principles of picturesque Beauty, the Different Kinds of Prints, and the Characters of the most noted Masters’. . . . The Essay defines ‘picturesque’ as ‘a term expressive of that peculiar kind of beauty, which is agreeable in a picture’ (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’s "Tobias," and Hogarth’s "Rake’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.

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        A system for the compleat interior management and oeconomy of a battalion of infantry.

      Dublin: printed by Boulter Grierson. MDCCLXVIII 1768 - 8vo., xl + 239 + (2) + 17 tables in the Appendix of which three are folding, one of the text leaves torn in lower margin (not affecting printed surface), contemporary marbled boards, neatly rebacked in calf, raised bands, the original lettering piece reused. A very good copy indeed. First edition. This seems to be a subscriber's copy with the ownership name 'Cope'> in ink of front f.e.p. probably/perhaps identifying the book belonging to 'Sir J. Mord. Cope, Hants, Militia'> as listed. The author himself was at the time 'Captain in His Majesty's Fifth Regiment of Foot, and late Adjutant to the same'. His book was reprinted in 1779. The Fifth Regiment of Foot had been originally raised in Ireland for Dutch service in 1674, not coming into the English establishment until 1685. Identified subsequently by the name of the colonel commanding, it was named the Fifth Regiment of Foot from 1751 to 1782, later becoming the Northumberland Fusiliers and, most recently, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Cuthbertson's System> of management is comprehensive in its coverage of all aspects of a soldier's life, from military drills to social and moral dangers - including women, gambling and alcohol. It is interesting to note the author's comments on the recruitment of children: 'Boys much under fourteen, unless they are remarkably stout, are rather an incumbrance to a Regiment (especially on service) as they are in general unable to bear fatigue, or even carry their drums upon a march . The finest children that can be had, should always be chosen for fifers, and as their duty is not very laborious, it matters not how young they are taken .' (pp.14-15). In the Appendix> is a nice diagram, with an explanation, of the 'Form of a machine for cocking hats'.> [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Staats- und Erd-Beschreibung der ganzen Helvetischen Eidgenossschaft, - derselben gemeinen Herrschaften und zugewandten Orten.

      Zürich, Orell Gessner, 1765-1768. - 4 Bde. 8°. XVI, 975, S., (1) S. (Druckfehler); VIII, 778 S., (1) S. (Druckfehler); VIII, 783 S., (1) S. (Druckfehler); V, (3), 680, 111, (1), 32 S. Mit Textholzschnitt. Pergamentbände der Zeit mit grünem Rückenschild. Haller I, 743. - Erste Ausgabe. "Ein wahrhaft classisches Buch, dem man nichts als eine allzugrosse Weitläuftigkeit und zu häufige politische oft unbedachtsame Betrachtungen vorwerfen kann" (Haller). - Durchgehend leicht stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire ottomane

      Chez Vincent 1768 - - Chez Vincent, à Paris 1768, pet. in 8 (10,5x17,5cm), xxiij, 694pp. (8) et (4) 786pp; (1), 2 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Reliures en pleine basane blonde marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés de filets. Pièces de titre de maroquin rouge, et de tomaison de maroquin noir. Coiffes arasées. Frottements. Pâles rousseurs éparses. Bon exemplaire. L'introduction narre l'histoire des anciens Turcs jusqu'à la fondation de l'Empire Ottoman. Parallèlement à l'histoire ottomane, et même souvent en regard, le livre donne l'histoire des princes contemporains d'Europe de l'Est (Hongrie, Pologne, Russie) et d'Asie. Ils feraient effectivement tous partie d'une même souche, de mêmes origines, Tartares et Huns. En outre, des tableaux permettent d'embrasser l'histoire de l'Europe, des Turcs et de l'Asie. Dans sa courte préface, l'auteur se défend de toute sécheresse, ayant ponctué ses récits de notes et d'anecdotes sur les mœurs et les coutumes, et tâchant de rendre l'accumulation de faits et événements sous la forme de récits. En annexe une explications des mots turcs usités dans l'ouvrage. En bref, une compilation judicieuse et précise, cherchant à embrasser l'histoire d'un peuple et sa place dans l'histoire du monde. La juxtaposition des histoires contemporaines permet d'aborder une certaine compréhension de la marche d'un peuple lié étroitement à ses souverains. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Bindings in full blond marble blond contemporary. Back with nerves adorned with nets. Red morocco, and black morocco. Shaped heads. Friction. Good copy. The introduction tells the story of the ancient Turks until the founding of the Ottoman Empire. Parallel to Ottoman history, and even often opposite, the book gives the history of the contemporary princes of Eastern Europe (Hungary, Poland, Russia) and Asia. They would all be part of the same stock, of the same origin, Tartars and Huns. In addition, paintings enable us to embrace the history of Europe, the Turks and Asia. In his short preface, the author defends himself from all dryness, having punctuated his accounts of notes and anecdotes on manners and customs, and endeavoring to render the accumulation of facts and events in the form of narratives. Attached is an explanation of the Turkish words used in the book. In short, a judicious and precise compilation, seeking to embrace the history of a people and its place in the history of the world. The juxtaposition of contemporary histories makes it possible to approach a certain understanding of the march of a people tied closely to its sovereigns. xxiij, 694pp. (8) et (4) 786pp; (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Robinson Crusoe] The hermit: or, the unparallel’d sufferings and surprising adventures of Mr. Philip Quarll, an Englishman: who was lately discovered by Mr. Dorrington, a Bristol merchant, upon an uninhabited Island in the South-Sea; where he has lived above Fifty Years, without any Human Assistance; still continues to reside, and will not come away. Containing, I. His Conferences with Those who found him out; to whom he recites the most material Circumstances of his Life; as, that he was born in the Parish of St. Giles, educated by the charitable Contribution of a Lady, and put ’prentice to a Locksmith. II. How he left his Master, and was taken up with a notorious House-Breaker, who was hanged; how, after his Escape, he went to Sea a Cabin-Boy, married a famous whore, listed himself a common Soldier, turned Singing-Master, and married three Wives, for which he was tried and condemned at the Old Baily. III. How he was pardoned by King Charles II. turned Merchant, and was shipwrecked on this desolat

      London: printed for J. Wren, opposite New Exchange Buildings in the Strand; S. Crowder, H. Woodgate, J. Fuller, and J. Warcus , 1768. Early Reprint. Quarter-Calf. Near Fine+. Fourth Edition of one of the "best of the English imitations of Robinson [Crusoe]." (Gove) 12mo: xii,263,[1]pp (wanting one quire; pp 83-86 provided in excellent facsimile on old paper), with hand-colored frontispiece and map. The final page is signed "Ed Dorrington," an invention of the publisher. Later quarter calf over marbled paper-covered boards, marbled end papers. Near Fine or better, light finger-soiling and occasional small stain to text, manuscripts ex-libris to end papers and title page, otherwise excellent. Negley 1462. Gove, The Imaginary Voyage, pp.262-68. Cox II, p.479 (citing Dorrington as author). Charming hand-colored edition of this popular tale relating a fictitious British hermit's escape from apprenticeship and subsequent life on a deserted island off the Pacific coast of Mexico. The book remained anonymous until Arundell Esdaile discovered a rare edition of 1727 in which the dedication is signed Peter Longueville, to whom the work is now attributed. Gove cites a number of literary allusions, attesting to the tale's popularity. Among these are George Crabbe, ranking it with the Bible and Pilgrim's Progress for a place in rural homes, and Dickens, in Martin Chuzzlewit, in which John Westlock complains that his chambers are "nothing but . . . the sort of impromptu arrangement that might have suggested themselves to Philip Quarll or Robinson Crusoe." See also Gove, quoting Bonner, that the author "transferred many passages unblushingly from Dampier [A New Voyage Round the World]." Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        An account of Corsica, the journal of a tour to that island; and memoirs of Pascal Paoli. By James Boswell, Esq; Illustrated with a new and accurate map of Corsica [Hand-Colored]

      Glasgow: printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly in the Poultry, London, 1768. First Edition. Mottled Calf. Fine/`. First Edition of Boswell's first important work, which launched his career and catapulted him to fame. Demy 8vo: xxi,[3],382pp, with final blank and large folding map of Corsica by Thomas Phinn in contemporary hand-color (second state, as per Rothschild, with imprint but without scale of miles, nor division of the margins into degrees, and placed before A1). Armorial bookplate of Westport House, County Mayo, Ireland, the Browne family crest. One of 3500 copies printed, among which are many variants (some described in Tinker), which may be found in any combination. In our copy, complete with "the very rare half-title" (Rothschild), the table of contents (b2) follows the preface (a3-b1); D2 recto is in Rothschild’s first state, with the words "John Home" incorrectly placed following the first quotation on p. 51; E2 and Z3 are cancellanses, with "Mariani" spelled correctly (line 24, p. 357). Pottle additional misprints are also present: "141" for "241" in table of contents; broken "E" in "Etruscans" on p. 70, line 17; "feelirg" on p. 137, line 11; "tha the" on p. 172, line 9; "Montgomerÿ" on p. 184, line 4; "speculati-ions" on p. 327, lines 9-10; pp. 93 and 296 are correctly printed (the last words of line 6, p.93, are "prince of" and of line 18, p.296, "of my own"). Full contemporary mottled calf, green morocco lettering piece, all edges stained green, plain period end papers. A superb copy with the magnificent map of Corsica in rare hand-color; foxing to end papers and several quires, a few occasional minor stains, but withal fine. Tinker Library 318. Cox I p. 138. Gaskell (Foulis) 473. NCBEL II 1211. Pottle 24. Rothschild 442. Lowndes 242 ("first and uncastrated edition"). Boswell was a staunch supporter of the Corsican Republic: he took such "childish pleasure in being the chief sponsor of this wild island struggling to become a nation," that, for Garrick's anniversary celebration in honor of Shakespeare, in 1769, he dressed as a Corsican chief. (Cox). "Following the island's invasion by France, in 1768, Boswell attempted to raise public awareness and rally support for the Corsicans. He sent arms and money to the Corsican fighters, and made an arduous and dangerous journey to Corsica to meet General Pasquale Paoli, leader of the insurgents seeking the island's independence from the Genoese. Paoli at first suspected [Boswell] was a spy, but quickly came to like his improbable young visitor, saw an opportunity for promotion of the Corsican cause in Britain, and consented to a series of interviews. . . . With its reports of the gallant islanders and a Plutarchan depiction of Paoli paralleled with several classical heroes, [An Account of Corsica] was an immediate success. The work was widely read and translated [the first edition of 3500 copies was sold out within six weeks, and a second edition (also of 3500 copies) was ready a month or so later], stimulated great interest in Paoli and the Corsican cause, brought its author wide fame in Britain and Europe, and found an interested readership among the Americans. It attracted the notice of the French government (which had a translation made), and though Boswell's ambition for British intervention was not to be fulfilled, he probably influenced Britain's decision to send secret supplies of arms to the Corsicans." (ODNB) An ironic consequence of Paoli's ultimate defeat was that one of the first babies born under the new French jurisdiction was Napoleon Bonaparte, son of Paoli’s adjutant. "The Account of Corsica was the book of the hour. Many more copies of it were sold in Boswell's lifetime than either of his great works in the biography of Johnson, and it achieved abroad a much more remarkable success." (Pottle) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery

      Comprising Vol. 1. The voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771 - Vol. 2. The voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775 - Vol. 3. pts. 1-2 The voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780 - Portfolio of maps. Woodridge, UK : The Boydell Press (in association with Hordern House, Sydney). A comprehensiove reproduction of Cook's journals, with accounts of his three voyages in the Endeavour and the Resolution from 1768 to 1780. An authoratitive edited collection of Cook's journals, taken from the original manuscripts, published as three volumes in four books. Includes introductions and detailed notes tto accompany the journals, with exerpts of Cook's shipmates appended. Together with a portfolio of maps, charts, and views reproduced from the creations of Cook and his fellow officers. I. The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771: Octavo, 21 maps, 26 b/w illustrations, cclxxxiv + 696pp; II. The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775: Octavo, 20 maps, 62 b/w illustrations, clxx + 1028pp; III. The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780: i. Octavo, 16 maps, 65 b/w illustrations, ccxxiv + 720pp; ii. Octavo, 2 maps, 11 b/w illustrations, viii + 928pp; Portfolio: Charts and Views Drawn by Cook and his Officers: Folio, 68 charts and views, viii + 68pp

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        Gründliche Anweisung zu der Civil-Bau-Kunst. Erster Theil: In welchem nicht nur die Fünff Säulen-Ordnungen, nebst zweyen von der Toscana, Dorica und Jonica abstammenden Compositis enthalten, sondern auch Anweisung gegeben wird, wie diese sämtliche Ordnungen, nach der neuen Bau-Art aufzureissen, bey einfachen sowohl, als gekuppelten Säulen zu gebrauchen, und auf verschiedene Zwischenweiten anzuwenden sind. Zweyter Theil: In welchem die sämtlichen Säulen-Ordnungen des Ersten Theils, mit Gebaelcken ohne Zahnschnitte, Dielen und Sparren-Koepfen, sowohl als mit Corniches architravées, oder Achrichtravirten (sic) Gebaelcken, mit und ohne Consolen, nach der neuen Bau-Art eingerichtet, enthalten, und eine allgemeine Regel angegeben wird, auch Anwei

      Dreßden u. a., Goellische Buchhandlung, 1755-1768. - 32 S. + Tafeln. Priv. Pp. der Zeit. Stockfleckig, Ebd. berieben, Tafeln 13 und 16 lose. - Die 19 Tafeln zeigen in kräftigen Kupfern die verschiedenen Säulenordnungen und deren Berechnungen.

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        Journal du voyage de M. le marquis de Courtanvaux, sur la fregate l'Aurore, pour essayer par ordre de l'Academie, plusieurs instrumens relatifs a la longitude. Mis en ordre par M. Pingre, nomme par l'Academie pour cooperer a la veerification desdits instrumens, de concert avec M. Messier.

      A Paris: A Paris : De l'Imprimerie royale., MDCCLXVIII [1768] FIRST EDITION. - Quarto. Recent full calf binding, central lozenge design, spine in blind tooled panels with gilt lines and contrasting morocco title label, some very light browning and occasional light spotting. Pagination pp. [2], viii, 316, [4], collated and complete with 5 engraved plates (4 folded) and the folded engraved map. [National Maritime Museum Catalogue v.I. 1149a; Norman 1335]. Courtanvaux had been destined for a military career until ill-health forced him to resign in 1745. He subsequently took up the the study of the natural sciences, and was elected to the Academie des Sciences in 1764. The present work is his report of a voyage in the frigate l'Aurore - a vessel that Courtanvaux fitted out at his own expense to allow for the accurate assessment under everyday conditions of the various competitors for the prize offered by the Academie (for the first successful method of accurately measuring longitude). The main contender assessed was the Horloger du roi from 1754, Pierre Le Roy (1717–1785). He had invented a completely original marine chronometer in the 1750s, which he perfected over the next decade and presented to Louis XV in 1766. In 1767 Le Roy entered his machine, which "embodied all the principles upon which later marine chronometers were constructed" (Norman), in the competition. The present voyage between Le Havre and Amsterdam was the first practical trial to which it was subjected. Le Roy was awarded a double prize in 1768, for his chronometer and for his memoir describing it. The first four chapters give a detailed account of the different methods employed from the 15th to 18th centuries to determine longitude. The rest of the work, written by Courtanvaux, Pingre and Messier, describes the voyages and the experiments carried out. The final chapter is devoted to a recapitulation of Le Roy's marine clocks. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Genuina exposição do tremendo marasmo politico em que cahio Portugal, com desenganada indicação dos unicos remedios apropriados a' sua cura radical. Tomo I [-II].Lisbon, Imprensa Nacional, 1834. 2 volumes bound as 1. 4to. With lithographed frontispiece, and a small woodcut Portuguese royal coat of arms on title-page of each part. Contemporary half sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.

      - Porbase (5 copies); WorldCat (4 copies). Rare first and only edition, in Portuguese, of a monograph on Portugal's political and economical decline, in two volumes, by Antonio Maximino Dulac (1768-1850). The author examines the historical, political, agricultural and economic background of Portugal, comparing it to other countries in Europe and elsewhere, and trying to find "remedies" to "cure" the Portuguese state. The first volume includes an extensive disscussion of France, and the second of ancient Egypt and the Arabs in the Iberian Peninsula. He gives special attention to the Umayyad dynasty, especially the reigns of Abdullah (855-912) and Abd-ar-Rahman III (889-961).Some marginal stains and some pages somewhat thumbed. Binding worn along the extremities, especially at the foot of the spine. Overall in good condition.

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        Supplément au voyage de M. de Bougainville, ou, Journal d'un voyage autour du monde, fait par

      MM. Banks & Solander, Anglois, en 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771 / traduit de l'anglois, par M. de Freville ... ...Paris : Chez Saillant &​ Nyon, 1772. Octavo, contemporary full marbled calf (rubbed, top corners bumped), spine with raised bands, gilt ornament and gilt lettered leather title label, binding firm, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, preliminaries with mild foxing, xvi, 362, [3] pp, contents with occasional mild foxing or browning but generally clean and crisp, a very good copy. Text in French. Beddie, 697. First French edition of the first (and unauthorised) account of Cook's first voyage,Journal of a voyage round the world in His Majesty's Ship Endeavour(1771),translated by Anne François Fréville. Recent scholarship attributes authorship of the original to Matra, rather than to Banks, Solander or others.Journal of a voyage round the world precededHawkesworth's official account by two years. This French edition includes two additional works not found in the English edition:Lettre de M. de Commerson (written by Bougainville's naturalist) andLettre de M. le B. de G., an anonymous letter concerning a putative Northwest Passage. Copies are recorded in two Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales).

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