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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 desolate Island on the Coast of Mexico. With a curious Frontispiece and a Map of the Island [Hand-Colored]

      London printed for J. Wren, opposite New Exchange Buildings in the Strand; S. Crowder, H. Woodgate, J. Fuller, and J. Warcus 1768 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). Near Fine+ ¶ 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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        History and Antiquities of the County of Essex

      1768. First Edition . (ESSEX COUNTY) MORANT, Philip. The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex. London: T. Osborne, J. Whiston, S. Baker, L. Davis, C. Reymers and B. White, 1768. Two volumes. Folio (9-1/2 by 14 inches), contemporary full brown speckled calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, raised bands, red and black morocco spine labels. $3500.First edition of this richly illustrated history of lovely Essex County, with nine engraved folding maps and 14 engraved plates, many folding, illustrating churches, manors and stately homes, including the lovely large folding plate of Audley End. This copy extra-illustrated with 25 additional engravings, aquatints and plates including four hand-painted coats-of-arms taken from stained glass and several finely rendered original ink and wash drawings. Two folio volumes in handsome contemporary calf-gilt.Philip Morant is known as the historian of Essex. “His great work, The History and the Antiquities of the County of Essex is based chiefly on the collections of Thomas Jekyll and William Holman. On HolmanÂ’s death in 1730 his manuscript history was placed in the hands of Nicholas Tindal, but he abandoned the project of editing it after two numbers had appeared. In 1739 Dr. Nathaniel Salmon purchased the manuscript with a view to publication. He, however, died in 1742, and the manuscript passed eventually into the hands of John BoothÂ… from whom it was acquired about 1750 by Morant. As an editor Morant was more competent than either of his predecessors. As a manorial history his work is most useful” (DNB). “It is essential that the plate of Audley House, commonly called Audley End, and which is not mentioned in the list of plates, should not be wanting”—the Audley End plate is indeed present in this copy in its proper place, opposite page 550 in Volume II. This copy bound without the 1768 reissue of MorantÂ’s History of Colchester (with 11 plates and maps, first published 1748), which is often found with Essex. Lowndes, 1601-02. Lewine, 372. Bookplates, one armorial (Ennen of Colchester). Handwritten description of a different copy of this title on letterhead of the Essex Museum of Natural History laid in.Marginal repair to leaf *I2. Maps and plates generally clean and fine, with a few creases only. Joints expertly repaired, spine and boards with expert restoration. Very good condition, a handsome and desirable nicely extra-illustrated copy in lovingly restored contemporary calf-gilt.

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        The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron. Containing an Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions

      S Baker and G Leigh 1768 London, 1768 Very good bound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards 2d Hardbound Octavo viii, 257pp Small repair to frontispiece, previous owener's name on half title, new period end papers.. Hardcover.

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        CHIRURGIE D'ARMEE OU TRAITE DES PLAIES D'ARMES A FEU ET D'ARMES BLANCHES AVEC DES OBSERVATIONS SUR CES MALADIES [.]

      - 1768 F. Didot Le Jeune, Paris 7 planches. 685 p. 20x12 cm. Enc. peau avec nerves. Exterieur détérioré Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (cirurgia de armas, heridas de armas blancas y armas de fuego, medicina)

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrifft, Alten und Neuen Testaments. Nach der Übersetzung Martin Luthers. nebst einer Vorrede Johann George Walchs. ausgefertigt von Johann Balthasar Schmidt.

      Erfurt, J.Fr. Hartung 1768 - 2. verm. Aufl. 3 Tle. in 1 Bd. 4°. Gest. Tit., 17 nn. Bl., 1298, 172 S., gest. Front., 7 nn. Bl., 488 S., 2 nn. Bl., m. 15 Kupfertafeln. Rindsldr. d. Zt. m. RVerg., Goldschnitt, (etw. ber., Kapitale u. vorderes Gelenk leicht eingerissen). WLB Stuttgart, Bibelsammlg. E 1548. - Durchgehend etwas gebräunt, Einträge v. alter Hand a. Vorsatz. Schönes, komplettes Exemplar der relativ seltenen Erfurter Bibel.

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        Oeuvres... Nouvelle édition corrigée & augmentée

      Chez Jean-Marie Bruyset, 1768. 8vo (cm. 20,5), 4 Voll., 2 cc.nn., XXXVI-307(3) pp. con ritratto dell’A. in antiporta; 2 cc.nn, IV-431(7); 2 cc.nn., IV-468 pp., 2 cc.nn. con una tav. rip. f.t.; 2 cc.nn., VIII pp., 6 cc.nn., 346 pp., 2 cc.nn. Numerose figure n.t. Belle legature coeve in mz. vitello verde con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro impresso al ds. (lieve usura dei piatti e degli angoli). Esemplare in barbe. Carta ingiallita e talora con bruniture, ma bella copia nel complesso. Maupertuis, scienziato e filosofo, formatosi soprattutto attraverso lo studio di Newton e Leibniz, fu membro dell’Académie des Sciences e presidente dell’accademia delle scienze di Berlino. Questa edizione delle opere, a differenza della prima che si componeva di un solo volume, è la più completa presentando tutti gli scritti scientifici e filosofici dell’Autore (1698-1759).

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        Nouveaux Voyages aux Indes Occidentales

      1768. BOSSU, Jean Bernard. Nouveaux Voyages aux Indes Occidentales. Paris: Le Jay, 1768. Two volumes bound in one. 12mo, contemporary full mottled calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, red and blue morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers and edges. $2500.Second edition (published the same year as the exceptionally scarce first edition, of which Sabin found no record), with four engraved plates.“A collection of 21 letters written by Bossu, a French army officer, telling of his life and travels from 1751 to 1762 in the vast Louisiana country to as far north as Fort Chartres in what is now Illinois, and as far east as the French post at Mobile. Bossu wrote well and his letters not only give an interesting picture of life and travels in the Mississippi Valley and the Mobile country to the east at the beginning of the second half of the 18th century, but incorporated also are many sketches of events of the preceding years. Bossu came to New Orleans only 33 years or so after its founding and only 80 years after La SalleÂ’s journey down the Mississippi, and first- and secondhand recollections were still fresh” (Streeter III:1518). “For comments, too critical of the ministry, Bossu was imprisoned and his book banned for a while in France; this probably accounts for the scarcity of the first edition, of which Sabin found no record” (Howes B626). Sabin 6465. Graff 361. Plates and text very clean, only minor wear to handsome contemporary calf.

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        BYBELSCHE MATHEMATICUS, OF SCHRIFTUURLYKE WISKUNDIGE; Behelzende Eene Ophldering Der Heilige Schrift.(Astronomy, Mathematics, Architecture, Optics)

      Jacobus Loveringh and Abraham Blusse, Amsterdam 1768 - Thick Octavo. Three volumes in one, Dutch language, (1) blank, half-title, xxviii, 1-854pp., Includes (34)pp.consisting of 4 tables, (1)pp. errata, (3) blanks. Illustrated with 29 engraved plates (most folding). Bound in full contemporary mottled calf, 5 raised bands with compartments fully decorated in gilt, all edges stamped in red and black, outer joints somewwhat cracked but sturdy; corners worn, small chip to upper board near spine; very light damp staining to upper gutter of first half of text. Translation of: Biblischer mathematicus, oder, Erlauterung der H. Schrift aus den mathematischen wissenschaften der arithmetic, geometrie, static, architectur, astronomie, horographie und optic . Als ein anhang ist beygefuget herrn George Sarganecks Versuch einer anwendung der mathematic in dem articul von der grosse der sunden-schulden. A scarce work on various perspectives; the Tower of Babel, Noah's Ark, Ptolemy, Copernicus and Tycho de Brahe's perspective of earth and the planets, Jerusalem and Norway map perspective, Architectual perspective ot the Temple of Jerusalem, etc.

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        Abrégé de la langue Toscane, ou nouvelle méthode, contenant les principes de l'Italien

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

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        Antigoa

      London: Robert Sayer. unbound. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Sheet measures 21 3/4 x 29 1/2". This scarce circa 1768 map of Antigua or Waladli by Thomas Jefferys depicts the Caribbean Leeward Island in splendid detail. It notes the various division throughout as well as churches, wind mills, cattle mills, cemeteries, court houses, forts, and other important information. Bays, harbors, banks, reefs, rivers, islands, and other important topographic features are also labeled.<br><br>English Harbor on the southeast coast is identified. Famous for being a shelter during storms, the site was a base for the Royal Navy (the designated land for use of the Navy is marked here). Today English Harbor and the neighboring Falmouth Harbor are internationally famous sailing and yachting destination.<br><br>Published by Robert Sayer in Jefferys' "A general topography of North America and the West Indies". In good condition with minor wear along the original centerfold. Wide margins with minor verso edge repairs.<br><br> Thomas Jefferys (1710-1771) was one of the most important and prolific mapmakers of his era with particular focus on North America.<br><br> Robert Sayer (1725-1794) was an important English publisher of maps, portraits, and nautical engravings. Partnering with John Bennett around the 1760s, the two published the works of well-known cartographers such as Kitchen, Jefferys, Belling, d'Anville and others. This beautiful, large-scale map is an impressive example of his work.

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        Nutzbares, galantes und curiöses Frauenzimmer-Lexicon. Worinnen der Frauenzimmer geist- und weltliche Orden, Aemter, Würden, Ehren-Stellen, Professionen, Rechte und Priviligia, Hochzeit- und Trauer-Solennitäten, Gerade- und Erb-Stücken, die Nahmen und Thaten der Göttinnen, Heroinnen gelehrter Frauenzimmer, Künstlerinnen und anderer merckwürdigen Personen weiblichen Geschlechts, Dererselben Trachten und Moden, und was zum Putz und Kleidung des Frauenzimmers, und Auszierungder Gemächer gehöret, ihre häusliche Verrichtungen, Ergötzlichkeiten, Redens-Arten und was sonst einem Frauenzimmer zu wissen nöthig, ordentlich nach dem Alphabet kurtz und deutlich erkläret zu finden, wie auch ein auf die allerneueste Art verfertigtes vollkommenes Koch-Buch nebst Küchen-Zetteln und Rissen von Tafel-Aufsätzen...

      8. 22 cm [6] Blatt (Frontispiz, Titel in Rot und Schwarz, Vorrede), 1768 Spalten, [16] Blatt (graphische Darstellungen). Ganzlederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und floraler Buchschmuck. Vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. Durchgehend im oberen Bereich des Buches wasserandig, Blätter im Randbereich teils fleckig, kleines Wurmloch. Gutes Exemplar.

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        Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. By Mr. Yorick

      1768 - [STERNE, LAURENCE]. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. By Mr. Yorick. London: For T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, 1768. 2 vols., 8vo. xx, 203 p.; [4], 208 p. Engraved coat of arms on D3v. With half titles and list of subscribers' names, but, as usual, without the rare inserted advt. leaf. Full sprinkled calf, fully gilt, by Riviere. Spines a bit dry, hinges worn, small chip at crown of vol. 2. Hobart F. Cole bookplate. First edition, with text variant 2 in vol. 1 and text variant 1 in vol. 2, as usual. Grolier English One Hundred, 54; Rothschild 1971-1972. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sentimental Journey through France and Italy

      1768. First Edition . STERNE, Laurence. A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. By Mr. Yorick. London: T. Becket and P.A. DeHondt, 1768. Two volumes. 16mo, contemporary full tan calf gilt, raised bands, red and black morocco spine labels. $3200.First edition of this major work by Sterne, considered the “most eminent novelist of the period” (Baugh, 1022).“Sterne is generally acknowledged as an innovator of the highest originality, and has been seen as the chief begetter of a long line of writers interested in the ‘stream-of-consciousnessÂ’ (Drabble, 937). Certainly James Joyce was one of those influenced, writing about FinneganÂ’s Wake, “I, after all, am trying to tell the story of this Chapelizod family in a new wayÂ… Only I am trying to build many planes of narrative with a single esthetic purpose. Did you ever read Laurence Sterne?” (Ellman, 554). “Sterne designed Sentimental Journey ‘To teach us to love the world and our fellow-creatures better than we doÂ’Â… Even Horace Walpole [who had found Tristram Shandy ‘tiresomeÂ’] admitted that the new bookÂ… was marked by ‘great good nature and strokes of delicacy” (DNB). He predicted his Sentimental Journey would appeal especially to the women, “who will read this book in the parlour, and Tristram in the bed-chamber” (Allibone, 2243). Variant state with “vous” on page 150 of Volume I; and Volume II with pages 34 and 35 misnumbered and with “who have” on page 133 (no priority established). Engraving of SterneÂ’s coat of arms on page 38 of Volume II. With subscriber list. Bound with half titles. Without loosely inserted ad leaf in Vol. I. Rothschild 1971. Grolier, English 54. Lowndes, 2509. Bookplate.Interiors fine, moderate age-wear to spines of contemporary full calf binding. An extremely good copy.

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        Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. By Mr. Yorick

      , 1768. 1768. [STERNE, LAURENCE]. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy. By Mr. Yorick. London: For T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, 1768. 2 vols., 8vo. xx, 203 p.; [4], 208 p. Engraved coat of arms on D3v. With half titles and list of subscribers' names, but, as usual, without the rare inserted advt. leaf. Full sprinkled calf, fully gilt, by Riviere. Spines a bit dry, hinges worn, small chip at crown of vol. 2. Hobart F. Cole bookplate. First edition, with text variant 2 in vol. 1 and text variant 1 in vol. 2, as usual. Grolier English One Hundred, 54; Rothschild 1971-1972.

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        Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island, and Memo

      , 1768. 1768. BOSWELL, JAMES. An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island, and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly, London, 1768. xxi, [3], 382 p. plus final blank 2A8. Leaves E2 and Z3 cancellanda, as usual. Large folding map by Thomas Phinn (3" tear). Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt in compartments. Text block lightly dampstained, but other than some darkening on endpapers, not the least offensive, and an attractive copy. Modern bookplate. First edition of Boswell's highly popular account of his tour to Corsica and his association with General Paoli. Gaskell, Foulis, 473; Pottle 24; Rothschild 442; ESTC T26157.

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        Tewaterlating bij V.O.C. werf Amsterdam - Reinier Vinkeles, 1768.

      TEWATERLATING V.O.C. WERF AMSTERDAM?Afbeelding van het Afloopen van 't Hoekerschip De Zon, in Tegenwoordigheit Hunner Doorluchtige en Koningklijke Hoogheden; op de Timmerwerf der E.O.I. Maatschappij verricht, den 2den Juny 1768.?'Kopergravure vervaardigd door Reinier Vinkeles in 1768 en uitgegeven door Johannes Smit. Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. 388 x 292 mm.Het IJ met de Oost-Indische Werf en het Zeemagazijn. Afgebeeld is de tewaterlating van het hoekerschip De Zon, tijdens het bezoek van Prins Willem V en Prinses Wilhelmina van Pruisen aan Amsterdam.Hoekerschip De Zon, met een lengte van 110 voet en een bemanning van tussen 157 en 196 koppen, werd door de V.O.C. in 1768 in gebruik genomen voor reizen tussen Texel en Kaap de Goede Hoop. De eerste reis onder gezag van schipper Daniel van de Bogaard, latere reizen vonden plaats onder het gezag van Andries Hansen. Het schip werd in 1782 opgelegd.Prijs: ?1.250,- (incl. lijst).

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        Sentimental Journey through France and Italy

      , 1768. 1768. First Edition . STERNE, Laurence. A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. By Mr. Yorick. London: T. Becket and P.A. DeHondt, 1768. Two volumes. 16mo, contemporary full tan calf gilt, raised bands, red and black morocco spine labels. $3200.First edition of this major work by Sterne, considered the

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        Poems

      London: Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-mall, 1768. First collected edition, complete with half-title. Thick Paper Issue. [iv], 119, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo (7-3/4 x 4-1/2 inches). Navy blue crushed morocco extra, marbled endsheets, t.e.g., by the Club Bindery, 1906. Skilfully rebacked preserving spine. Morocco book labels of Winston Hagen, John L. Clawson, and S.S. Brunschwig on front pastedown. Fine. First collected edition, complete with half-title. Thick Paper Issue. [iv], 119, [2] pp. 1 vols. 8vo (7-3/4 x 4-1/2 inches). Contains the first appearance of "The Fatal Sisters", "The Descent of Odin", and "The Triumphs of Owen". It was Dodsley who first suggested publishing Gray's collected poems. A handsome tall copy. Rothschild 1071

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        Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island, and Memo

      1768 - BOSWELL, JAMES. An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island, and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Glasgow: Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly, London, 1768. xxi, [3], 382 p. plus final blank 2A8. Leaves E2 and Z3 cancellanda, as usual. Large folding map by Thomas Phinn (3" tear). Contemporary calf, spine richly gilt in compartments. Text block lightly dampstained, but other than some darkening on endpapers, not the least offensive, and an attractive copy. Modern bookplate. First edition of Boswell's highly popular account of his tour to Corsica and his association with General Paoli. Gaskell, Foulis, 473; Pottle 24; Rothschild 442; ESTC T26157. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Description des beaut

      Chez Yves Gravier - de l'Imprimerie d'Adamo Scionico,, Genova 1768 - Esemplare completo della grande carta geografica di Genova pi

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        Description des villes que Monsieur de Roissy a parcourues pendant les vacances de l'ann

      1768 1768 - ____ Un "guide de voyage" au XVIIIe si

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        Architectura Hydraulica. Oder: Die Kunst, das Gew

      Augsburg, Kletts Witwe, - 1768 - Band II, Teile 6-10 (von 24 Teilen). Fol. Mit 52 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Schlichter Pappband der Zeit, (berieben, Ecken gestaucht). Erste Ausgabe. - Jordan 223; vgl. Ornamentstichsammlung Berlin 3555; Poggendorf I, 138. - Teilband eines der grundlegenden Werke zur Wasserbaukunst. Mit Beschreibungen und Abbildungen von Schleusen, vom Bau von Seeh

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        Abregé de la collection des voyages, ou histoire des découvertes faites par les européens dans les différentes parties du monde

      French Edition translated from EnglishBinders full mottled brown sheepskin contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. parts of title and volume number of red morocco. head cap of Volume X missing part. Nice copy. S.n. à Paris 1768 in-12 (9,5x17cm) (4) iv, 448pp. et (4) 461pp. et (4) 459pp. et (4) 454pp. (1) et (4) 447pp. et (4) 439pp. et (4) 428pp. et (4) 431pp. (1) et (4) 447pp. et (4) 448pp. et (4) 440pp. et (4) 438pp. (1) 12 volumes reliés

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        Opere coll'aggiunta delle inedite.7 Volumes.

      Marcello Prault, Londres et Paris 1768 - 7 volumes, petit in-12 ( 140x85 mm ) plein veau glacé marbré de bruns clairs, foncés, teinté de vert de de vieux rouge. Titre doré sur dos lisse orné de filets et fers dorés, guirlandes dorées en tête et queue, tomaison dorée sur pièce de maroquin vieux rouge, triple filets dorés encadrant les plats, filets doré sur les coupes, roulette dorée sur les chasses, toutes tranches dorées.Coiffe supérieure arasée Tome I, II, V et VII.Tome VIII absent.Titre gravé pour chaque tome, portrait de Macchiavel gravé en frontispice du tome premier.- Tome I. XLVIII, 383 pages. Il breve di Papa Clemente VII. La dedica al detto Pontefice. Prefazione dell'editore delle opere inedite di Macchiavelli. Primo e Secondo testamento del Macchiavelli. Abrégé de la vie de Macchiavel. Proemio dell'Autore. I primi 4 libri dell'Istorie Fiorentine dalla pagina prima fino al fine.- Tome II. 416 pages. Istorie Fiorentine. Discorso sopra la riforma dello Stato di Firenze.- Tome III. CLXXX, 255 pages. Lettera di Macchiavelli alla Republica Fiorentina. Lettere. Il Principe. La Vita di Castruccio Castracani da Lucca. Descrizzione del modo tenuto dal Duca Valentino. Ritratti delle cose della Francia coposti per Macchiavelli. Rtratti delle cose della Alamagna. - Tome IV. 498 pages. Discorsi di Macchiavelli sopra la prima deca di T. Livio. - Tome V. 456 pages. Discorsi sopra T. Livio. Isette libri dell'Arte della Guerra.4 planches dépliantes hors-texte.- Tome VI. 411 pages. Delle'Arte della Guerra. Mandragola. Clizia. L'Andria di Teranzio, tradotta in Toscano. Novella Piacevolissima.3 planches dépliantes hors-texte.- Tome VII. 307 pages. Poesie liriche. Serenata. Canti Carnascialeschi. Dell'Asino d'Oro. Legazione di N. Macchiavelli al Duca Valentino. Oeuvres. Anciens.

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        ANECDOTES OF BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY

      LONDON. RICHARDSON AND CLARK. 1768.. FIRST EDITION. 'OR AN ACCOUNT OF WHAT HAS BEEN DONE FOR ILLUSTRATING THE TOPOGRAPHICAL ANTIQUITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND.' QUARTO, BOUND IN FULL CALF WITH A NEW SPINE, RAISED BANDS, NEW TITLE LABEL AND THE ORIGINAL BOARDS (RUBBED AT THE EDGES). MARBLED ENDPAPERS, STRENGTHENING TO FRONT BOARD WITH USE OF TAPE. WITH THE BOOKPLATE OF RICHARD MICHAEL ROBBINS. QUARTO, xxxv, 740pp, INDEX. A VERY GOOD CLEAN COPY.

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        THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE COLONIES. (THE FOURTH EDITION.) WHEREIN THEIR RIGHTS AND CONSTITUTION ARE DISCUSSED AND STATED...

      London: J. Walter, 1768. [iii]-xxxi,[1],318,73pp. Lacks the half title. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt morocco spine label. Minor wear to extremities, some rubbing. Armorial bookplate and contemporary inked name on front pastedown. Internally clean. Very good. Fourth and best edition. This was one of the most influential books on the American colonies written before the Revolution. Pownall had a distinguished career as an enlightened colonial administrator and served as governor of several British American colonies. He also gave serious consideration to the business of governing the colonies, writing the present work on his return from North America. Pownall felt that imperial reform was necessary, arguing that the colonies would only be bound to Britain by a sound and equitable economic balance. A moderate man with sympathy for the Americans, he issued successive editions of his widely read book, with revisions, through a seventh edition in 1777. Pownall writes: "The whole train of events, the whole course of business, must perpetually bring forward into practice, and necessarily in the end, into establishment - either an American or a British union - There is no other alternative...." This copy belonged to John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle of Stevenstone (1750-1842), with his armorial bookplate. HOWES P539. SABIN 64817. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 64-16d. REESE, REVOLUTIONARY HUNDRED 3 (ref).

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        Le vite de' più celebri architetti d'ogni nazione e d'ogni tempo precedute da un saggio sopra l'architettura.

      nella stamperia di Paolo Giunchi Komarek, 1768. In-4°, pp. (2), VIII, 492, 6 tavole incise in rame più volte ripiegate, legatura in mezza pergamena con titolo in oro su tassello al dorso. bel frontesizio con incisione in rame raffigurante Minerva attorniata da alcuni putti in una piazza con edifici dalla bella architettura e il motto 'Hoc amet hoc spernat'. Testatine e capilettera incisi. Esemplare in barbe. Prima edizione pubblicata senza il nome dell'autore per non incorrere in censure, dedicata dal libraio Venanzio Monaldini al D. Emilio Altieri, principe di Oriolo. Questa prima edizione contiene un appendice sopra il meccanismo delle volte che non venne ristampata nelle successive edizioni. Cicognara 2324 ; G. Melzi, Dizionario di opere anonime e pseudonime... Milano, Pirola, vol. 3, p. 257

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        Carte Réduite du Golphe de Gènes

      1768. - le carte edite dal Depot de la Marine - Per contrastare lo strapotere navale della flotta inglese re Luigi XIV comprese la necessita di dotare le sue navi di carte nautiche in grado di renderle competitive con la marina antagonista. Un primo tentativo si ebbe con il Neptune Francais del 1693, ma solo agli inizi del diciottesimo secolo iniziò una grande campagna di rilievo delle coste del Mediterraneo e di altri mari, che portò alla realizzazione di numerose mappe, raccolte nel Dépot des Cartes et Planes de la Marine del 1720. Tuttavia il fondatore dell'idrografia francese può essere considerato a tutti gli effetti Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) che per oltre cinquant'anni fu al servizio della Marina quale ingegnere e cartografo, tanto che gli venne assegnato il titolo quale primo "Ingegnere Idrografo della Marina" e quindi addirittura quello di "Idrografo Reale". Durante il suo servizio gli furono commissionati i rilievi delle coste francesi prima e successivamente quelle di praticamente tutto il mondo conosciuto. La sua produzione fu immensa e le sue carte nautiche, di grande qualità, apparvero in più edizioni fino oltre la fine del diciottesimo secolo. Questo grande fondo cartografico diede vita alla produzione ed alla vendita di carte navali, prima basate su quelle del Bellin, successivamente ampliate e migliorate da altri ingegneri di marina, sia francesi che non. Le carte nautiche venivano vendute separatamente e recavano tutte l'inconfondibile timbro con l'ancora e le corone (quando regnava la monarchia) del Depot Generale de la Marine. Raccolte delle stesse carte venivano invece pubblicate sotto il nome di Neptune Francois, monumentale opera che ebbe numerosissime ristampe fino alla metà del secolo successivo. Il seguente gruppo di carte è tratto da un volume denominato Neptune de la Méditerranée, riguardante il Mediterraneo. Dove possibile sono indicati il nome del cartografo, spesso un capitano di vascello, e la data della carta. Incisioni in rame, in eccellente stato di conservazione, salvo controindicazioni. Carta della Liguria con parte della Provenza e della Toscana. Coloritura coeva dei contorni. - To fight against the powerful English fleet, king Louis XIV decided to endow his ships with nautical charts that could enable them to compete with the enemy. The Neptune Francais, in 1693, can be considered a first attempt, but it was only at the beginning of the Eighteenth century that a campaign of study of the Mediterranean coasts and sea was started, leading to the realization of maps, collected in the Dépot des Cartes et Planes de la Marine in 1720. Nevertheless, the real founder of French hydrography can be considered Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), who served for more than fifty years the navy as engineer and cartographer, which win him first the title of "Hydrographer Engineer of the Navy" and then of "Royal Hydrographer". His first commitment was to study the French coasts fisrt, and then of the whole world. His production was massive and his nautical charts, due also to their quality, were published in many edition until the end of the XVIII century. This allowance led to the production and the selling of sea charts, at first based on those from Bellin, then developed by other navy engineers. The sea charts were sold separately, all bearing the stamp with the anchor and the crowns of the Depot Generale de la Marine. Collections of the same charts have been published under the name of Neptune Francois, a monumental work which has been reissued many times until the half of the following century. The following group of charts is taken from a volume entitled Neptune de la Méditerranée, about the Mediterranean sea. Where possible, there is the name of the cartographer, very often the captain of the ship, and the date of the chart. Map of Ligury, with part of Provence and Tuscany. Contemporay outline colour. Parigi Paris 885 595

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

      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.Publisher: Dublin: printed by Boulter Grierson. MDCCLXVIIIYear: [1768]Edition: First edition.

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        Conférences Ecclésiastiques du Diocèse d'Angers (25 Tomes en 19 Volumes) Volume I : Sur les Commandemens de Dieu ; II : Sur les Commandemens de Dieu ; III : Sur les Sacremens en général, Sur le Baptême et la Confirmation - Sur le Sacrement de l'Eucharistie, tenuës au mois d'Août 1716 ; IV : Sur le Sacrement de Pénitence, sur les Indulgences et l'Extrême-Onction ; VI : Sur les Cas réservés, tenuës dans les années 1732 & 1733 - Sur les Etats, Tenuës dans les années 1734 & 1735 ; VII : Sur le Sacrement de l'Ordre tenues en l'année 1709 - Sur les Irrégularités ; VIII : Sur les Censures, Tenuës dans les années 1711 & 1712 ; IX : Sur le Mariage, comme Sacrement et comme Contrat Civil tenues en 1724 & 1725 (2 Tomes) ; X : Sur les Matières Bénéficiales, et la Simonie, tenues dans les années 1720 & 1721 ; XI : Sur les Loix, tenues dans les années 1748 & 1749 (2 Tomes) ; XII : Sur les Contrats, tenuës en l'année 1722 - Sur les Contrats & les Restitutions tenuës en l'année 1728 ; XIII : Sur la Grâce I ; XIV : Sur la Grâce II ; XV : Sur les Actes humains, Tenues pendant l'Année 1760 & suivantes ; XVI : Sur les Péchés, tenues pendant l'année 1760 & suivantes ; XVII : Sur les Etats I ; XVIII : Sur les Etats II ; XIX : Sur les Etats III ; XX : Contenant ce qui a été ajouté dans l'édition de 1778

      Chez Pierre-Louis Dubé, H. L. Guérin & L. F. Delatour Veuve Desaint Gueffier, 1768. 19 vol. in-12 reliure de l'époque pleine basane marron, dos à 5 nerfs dorés orné (plusieurs différences de motifs dans les ornements), Vol. I à XIV : Chez Pierre-Louis Dubé, H. L. Guérin & L. F. Delatour, 1768 ; Vol. XV à XIX : Veuve Desaint, 1778, Vol. XX : Gueffier, 1779 Cette rare série réunit la quasi totalité des célèbres "Conférences Ecclésiastiques du Diocèse d'Angers" (manque le volume 5). Français

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        Le vite de' più celebri architetti d'ogni nazione e d'ogni tempo precedute da un saggio sopra l'architettura

      Roma; Stamparia di Paolo Giunchi Komarek 1768 - in 8° (27 x 20 cm. ca.); pp. (2), VIII, 492 + 6 tavv. f.t. in rame più volte ripiegate (ill. in bn.); leg. in piena pergamena, titolo impresso al dorso; 1^ ed. apparsa anonima per non incorrere nella censura pontificia. Frontespizio con grande scena allegorica e varie architetture sullo sfondo; capilettera figurati e testatine in rame, vignette xilogr. Dedica del curatore Monaldini ad Emilio Altieri, Principe di Oriolo. Famosa opera che raccoglie quasi 200 biografie di architetti raccolte in ordine cronologico da prima di Pericle (450 a.C.) al '700. L&#146;autore sostiene le idee nascenti del neoclassicismo dell'epoca napoleonica e critica, in modo alquanto spregiudicato, gli esponenti dell'architettura barocca e anteriore giungendo sino a Michelangelo, Bernini e Borromini. Le "Vite" sono precedute da un breve saggio sull'architettura e seguite da un'appendice sul "meccanismo delle volte" (cfr. Schlosser Magnino, pp. 485, 509. Cicognara 2324) (riparzioni al dorso; ottimo esemplare)

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        Des Jacintes, de leur anatomie, reproduction et culture.

      Amsterdam, S.n.t., 1768, 4to (cm. 23,5 x 29,5) legatura mezza pelle coeva con qualche spellatura, pp. 164-(4) con 10 tavole ripiegate eincise in rame da Jacob Van der Schley, 15 pp. di "Catalogue des jacintes connu en 1767". Bella vignetta al frontespizio incisa in rame. Questo raro trattato di Saint-Simon (1720 -1799) descrive la coltivazione dei giacinti nell'Olanda dell'epoca ed un quadro affascinante della competizione in atto nel produrre sempre nuove varietà di questi fiori. L'autore era egli stesso appassionato coltivatore e, dopo essersi ritirato dalla carriera militare, acquistò una fattoria vicino a Utrecht, ritenendola ideale per i suoi progetti. Lo Hunt Catalogue fa notare che l'opera diede un importante contributo allo sviluppo di queste coltivazioni, ed in modo particolare il settimo capitolo, che annota oltre 2000 varietà, il doppio di quelle conosciute all'epoca della pubblicazione del libro. Hunt 602; Nissen 1718; Pritzel 7996; Stafleu 1142; Plesch, Mille et un livres botaniques, p.395; Barbier 8880; Lindley Library 386.

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        Traité des arbres fruitiers ; contenant leur figure, leur description, leur culture.

      - Saillant et Desaint, à Paris 1768, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-4 (25x33,5cm), (1f.) (2f. de faux-titre et titre) (1f. tit. fr.) (XXIXp.) (1p.) et (1f. priv.) 337 pp. et (1f.) (2f. de faux-titre et titre) 280pp., deux volumes reliés. - Prima edizione illustrata da un frontespizio incisa da Seve Launay e 180 schede (con molte figure) dimensioni e ben eseguito dopo i disegni di Claude Aubriet, Madeleine-Françoise Basseporte e incisa da Catherine Haussard Charles Milsan, Herisset ... Pieno biondo vitello screziato al momento. Torna con cinque nervi ornati con pinnacoli e cassettoni dorati, così come le parti del titolo e il volume numero di marocchino rosso e giallo. Triple piatti di coaching dorati. Grande pizzo dorato contreplats di coaching. Doppio dorato sui tagli. Tutti fette dorate. Livello discreto e intelligente ripristina bit e acconciature testa e coda. Alcune pagine molto debolmente ed uniformemente rosolato, altrimenti molto buono copia di tutti i margini di freschezza. Questo libro straordinario, e molto famoso, può essere visto da due punti di vista; l'illustrazione, con grande finezza di esecuzione e quello del lavoro teorico fondamentale Duhamel du Monceau, che serviva come un manuale di riferimento, il che segna la differenza tra le varietà di giardinieri e naturalisti classificazioni autore . Nel suo Trattato di foreste, Duhamel avaiet già usato i metodi applicati per alberi da frutto (trapianto reboutage ...) per moltiplicare le specie e salvare le foreste; metodi da lui sperimentato a lungo nella sua tenuta di famiglia con il fratello. Le stampe sono esclusivamente frutta da tavola, e molti modelli di trapianto e dimensione. Quasi 250 specie di frutta sono ben descritti (pere, prugne, mele, ciliegie, uva ...). Il lavoro è stato svolto in collaborazione con il padre Berriays che ha portato un po 'più di un terzo di disegni e una grande parte del testo. Si ricorderà, per tutti gli scopi pratici consideriamo Henri-Louis Duhamel de Monceau come il fondatore della moderna agronomia, come egli fu il primo a descrivere e teorizzare la modalità di sviluppo degli alberi. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale illustrée d'un frontispice par de Sève gravé par de Launay et de 180 planches (avec de nombreuses figures) grandeur nature et admirablement exécutées d'après les dessins de Claude Aubriet, de Madeleine-Françoise Basseporte et gravées par Catherine Haussard, Charles Milsan, Herisset... Reliures en plein veau blond moucheté de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et blond. Triples filets dorés en encadrement des plats. Large dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Doubles filets dorés sur les coupes. Toutes tranches dorées. Discrètes et habiles restaurations au niveau des mors et des coiffes de tête et de queue. Quelques pages très légèrement et uniformément brunies, sinon très bel exemplaire à toutes marges d'une grande fraîcheur. Ce très remarquable et fort célèbre ouvrage se signale de deux points de vue ; celui de l'illustration, d'une grande finesse d'exécution, et celui du travail théorique fondamental de Duhamel du Monceau, qui servit de référence et de manuel, l'auteur marquant la différence entre les variétés des jardiniers et les classifications des naturalistes. Dans son Traité des forêts, Duhamel avait déjà employé les méthodes appliquées aux arbres fruitiers (repiquage, reboutage...) pour multiplier les espèces et sauver les forêts ; méthodes qu'il expérimenta longuement dans son domaine familial en compagnie de son frère. Les gravures représentent exclusivement des fruits de table, ainsi que de nombreux modèles de greffe et de taille. Près de 250 espèces de fruits sont ainsi décrites (poires, prunes, pommes, cerises, raisins...). L'ouvrage fut réalisé avec la collaboration de l'abbé Le Berriays qui apporta un peu plus d'un tiers des dessins ainsi qu'une grande partie du texte. On rappellera, à toutes fins utiles qu'on considère Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau comme le fondateur de l'agronomie moderne, car il fut le premier à décrire et théoriser le mode de développement des arbres. 

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        Nouveau traité de géographie [suivi de] Géographie universelle

      - Chez Pierre Gosse Junior et Daniel Pinet, à La Hage et à Strasbourg 1768 -1779, in-8 (10,5x18cm), (28) 628pp. et (1) 670pp. (72p. tab.) et (1f. tit.) (2p. errata) 616pp. (50p. tab.) et (1f. tit.) 634pp. et (1f. tit.) 638pp. (88p. tab.) et XV ; 622pp. et (1f. tit.) 646pp. et (1f. fx. tit.) (1f. tit.) 764pp. et (1f. fx. tit.) (1f. tit.) 808pp. et (1f. f, 14 volumes reliés. - Volume 1: Danimarca, Norvegia, Islanda, Groenlandia, Svezia. Volume 2: Russia, Prussia, Polonia Volume 3: Ungheria, Turchia in Europa, Portogallo, Spagna I volumi 4 e 5: Francia Volumi 6-11: Impero tedesco Volume 12: Italia Volume 13: Italia e Gran Bretagna Toime 14: Repubblica della Svizzera, quelli delle Province Unite e quelli dei Paesi Bassi - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale française, traduite par Gérard de Rayneval, Pfeffel et J.-F. de Bourgoing. On ne doit pas confondre cette édition avec celle traduite et abrégée par Bérenger en 1782 en 12 volumes, dont 3 volumes par Bérenger lui-même pour l'Afrique, l'Amérique et l'Asie. Tome I : Danemark, Norvège, Islande, Groenland, Suède. Tome II : Russie, Prusse, Pologne. Tome III : Hongrie, Turquie en Europe, Portugal, Espagne. Tomes IV et V : France. Tomes VI à XI : Empire d'Allemagne. Tome XII : Italie. Tome XIII : Italie et Grande Bretagne. Tome XIV : République des Suisses, celles des Provinces unies et celles des Pays-Bas. Reliures en demi veau blond d'époque marbré. Dos à nerfs ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin beige, et de tomaison en maroquin noir (quatre très frottées). Sept coiffes de têtes avec manques. Quelques coins légèrement émoussés. Assez bel ensemble en veau blond. Cette excellente collection connut un grand succès et constitue une étape incontournable dans l'histoire de la géographie moderne, Büsching imposant un nouveau concept dans celui de la géographie, celui de l'état-Nation.

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        L'infortunée sicilienne, histoire et aventures galantes et tragiques d'Adelaide de Messine: Nouvelle édition, ornée de figures en taille-douce

      - Chez Cailleau, à Paris 1768, in-12 (10x17cm), (4) 167pp., (4) 116pp. (4), relié. - La data di emissione originale del 1722. La prima edizione illustrata è stata pubblicata nel 1742, per sé contenente cinque fig. unsigned. Tutte le edizioni di questo romanzo sembra insolito. Il frontespizio non contiene il nome dell'autore. Moda storie esotiche aggiunto un primo titolo che non si trova in altre edizioni, che potrebbe essere confusa con questo lavoro di Claude-François Lambert: I siciliani sfortunati, o ricordi e le avventure della contessa Carini (1743 ). Assente Cohen (libri fig. XVIII). Vitello pieno periodo biondo. Smooth indietro decorato. Parte del titolo in marocchino rosso, e il numero del volume in vitello marrone. Nizza copia. Il romanzo inizia con una breve storia della Sicilia che pone il suo destino sotto il segno della tragedia. La Sicilia è dominata dalla Spagna, quando questa storia inizia con tante avventure, e il cui modello è ancora di ottenere Eliodoro e romanzi greci. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] L'édition originale date de 1722, elle était illustrée de 4 figures. Cette nouvelle édition est illustrée de 5 figures non signées, retirées de l'originale. Toutes les éditions de ce roman paraissent peu courantes. La page de titre ne contient pas le nom de l'auteur. La mode des histoires exotiques a ajouté un premier titre qui ne se trouve pas dans les autres éditions, et qui pourrait faire confondre cet ouvrage avec celui de Claude-François Lambert : L'infortunée sicilienne, ou mémoires et aventures de la comtesse Carini (1743). Absent à Cohen (Livres à fig. XVIIIe). Reliure en plein veau blond d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en veau brun. Agréable exemplaire. Le roman commence par une brève histoire de la Sicile qui place son destin sous le signe de la tragédie. La Sicile est dominée par l'Espagne quand débute cette histoire aux multiples péripéties, et dont le modèle est à aller chercher encore vers Héliodore et les romans grecs.

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        Description d'un microscope et de différents micromètres destinés à mesurer des parties circulaires ou droites, avec la plus grande précision. (avec :) Nouvelle méthode pour diviser les instruments de mathématique et d'astronomie.

      Paris, L. F. Delatour, 1768. ____ Première édition. Illustré de 6 planches gravées sur cuivre. Relié à la suite, du même : - Nouvelle méthode pour diviser les instruments de mathématique et d'astronomie. In-folio de (2), 44 pp., 15 pl. Première édition. Illustré de 15 planches gravées sur cuivre. Ces deux volumes ont été publiés dans la série de la "Description des Arts et Métiers", publiée par l'Académie des Sciences, dont les parties se vendaient séparément. ***** First editions. Illustrated by 6 copper plates and 15 other plates for "Nouvelle méthode pour diviser les instruments de mathématique et d'astronomie." by the same. Recent half-calf. In-folio. [464 x 305 mm] Collation : (2), 18 pp., 6 planches. Demi-veau brun, dos orné. (Reliure moderne.).

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        Plan général du jardin du Palais du Luxembourg

      General map of the Palais du Luxembourg, hand drawn in ink and watercolor on paper folded up and restored, with the handwritten words "He was up and Cotté in 1768". It is annotated action units yards and characteristics feet of the old regime.Restorations ...This plan reflects the original plots of royal gardeners seventeenth century, Jacques Boyceau (1560-1635) and André Le Nôtre (1613 to 1700). Plans were kept until changes Chalgrin companies in the revolutionary era and completed in 1804, to make the building comply with the institution of the Senate. A document similar plot dating from the late seventeenth century is kept in the National Archives (under the symbol O / 11687 / B room 732). However, if one can note a certain continuity of the original plans during the interim contemporary until the end of the eighteenth century, however, noted some differences in the design of flower beds, here quite accurately reported.On the death of Henry IV Marie de Medici contemplated leaving the Louvre Palace that she does not like. In 1612, the Regent Hotel acquired the Duke of Piney-Luxembourg, surrounded by a garden of eight hectares. This originally extended for 300 meters just before the building because of the Carthusian convent obstructing the southern perspective. It will be annexed as a result of the nationalization of the property of the clergy during the Revolution. The gardens will be expanded during the nineteenth century to their current scope. From East to West, they originally had more than one kilometer from the current Saint-Michel Boulevard to the existing boulevard Raspail.During the years 1612 and 1613, Jacques Boyceau, Intendant of the King's Gardens, undertook a set of symmetry in the layout of the parterres around a central fountain. The plantations were completed in 1630 before being taken in 1635 by André Le Nôtre. The Florentine engineer Thomas Francine was commissioned to design the Italian terrace double ambulatory. Having at heart to bring this momentum into Italian taste at the court of France, Marie de Medici entrusted the renovation of the building at Salomon de Brosse who was inspired by the rustic order of the Pitti Palace. Hotel Duke Piney-Luxembourg then became the "Petit Luxembourg".This rare handwritten enhanced color, revealing the conservation area in the seventeenth state throughout the Ancien Regime, shows, countdown, the first fruits of French gardens. Jacques Boyceau was indeed the first to conceptualize the French style of gardening in his treatise by reasons of nature and art published in 1638. Divided into three books, the gardener architect presents theories and ideas for design, implementation and maintenance of large aristocratic gardens. The Luxembourg Gardens in designing Boyceau and Le Nôtre, so does the state of excellence of a French garden art that flourished under the early Bourbons.On the death of the queen in 1642, the palace and gardens lost their royal function and changed owner repeatedly until they return to the hands of the Bourbons in 1778, when the Count of Provence, brother of Louis XVI and future Louis XVIII, inherited the estate.Probably used as a working document to gardeners architects of the eighteenth century for the maintenance of flowerbeds, the plan of this Parisian garden to the history of the most prestigious is one of the last vestiges of its original state, characteristic of the birth of the genre French before his great transformations. s.n. s.l (Paris) (Circa 1768) 53,5 x 81,7cm une feuille repliée

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        EXPERIENCES PHYSIQUES ET CHYMIQUES, SUR PLUSIEURS MATIERES RELATIVES AU COMMERCE & AUX ARTS

      Chez Desaint, Paris 1768 - LEWIS EXPERIENCES PHYSIQUES ET CHYMIQUES, SUR PLUSIEURS MATIERES RELATIVES AU COMMERCE & AUX ARTS 3 TOMES COMPLETS Ouvrage traduit de l'anglois par M. Puisieux 1768-1769, Paris, Edition Chez Desaint Format : In-12 (10,5 x 17 cm), relié, XL-400, VIII-392 et XII-410-(2) pages Reliure plein cuir de l'époque, dos titré dorés, ex libris Pescheur de Crumont Complet des 5 planches hors texte, les tomes 1 & 2 sont de 1768 en reliure identiques et le tome 3 est de 1769 Contenu du livre : Histoire de l'or et alchimie (de la couleur de l'or, pesanteur, ductibilité, préparation feuille d'or, fil d'or, des effets du feu sur l'or, de la fonte, de l'altération, du mélange avec d'autres minéraux, corps acides, purification etc.)-expériences sur la conversion des vaisseaux de verre en porcelaine-manière de faire passer un courant d'air dans les fourneaux par le moyen d'une chute d'eau (tuyau simple, avec des trous, entonnoir, à Leadhils en Ecosse, dans le Dauphiné, à Saint Pierre en Languedoc, au Pays de Foix et expériences de perfectionnement)-histoire des couleurs-de la teinture (le noir avec le noix de Galle, le bois de Campêche et le vitriol, verd de gris, méthode pour teindre les draps en gris, manière de teindre la laine en noir, teinture noire sans noix de Galle, teinture noire par une combinaison de couleurs, de la teinture de la soie noire, teinture noire des chapeaux, teinture du fil & du coton en noir, manière d éteindre le bois, l'ivoire, l'os, la corne, le marbre, l'agathe, du verre et de l'émail noir, etc.)-histoire de la Platine (propriétés générales, descriptions, malléabilité, verre ardent, action des acides (marin, nitreux), l'eau régale, cristallisation, acide du vitriol, alkali volatil, sel alkali végétal et fixe minéral, prussien, platine avec l'argent, le cuivre, or mêlé de platine, etc.) Etat : reliures solides avec lacunes de cuir, papier propre, bon exemplaire peu courant poids : 1,1 kg [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Codex Maximilianeus Bavaricus, civilis. Oder neu verbessert - und ergänzt - Chur-Bayrisches Land-Recht. 4 Teile in 1 Band. Dazu: Anmerckungen über den Codicem Maximilianeum Bavaricum civilem. 5 Bände - UND: Supplementa ad Codicem Bavaricum, civilem, judiciarium, criminalem, et annotationes, cum indice generali. Zusammen 7 Bände.

      München, Vötter, 1759-, 1768. - 8°, circa 18,5 x 12 cm. Zusammen mehr als 5200 Seiten Leder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, Marmorpapiervorsätzen und Rotschnitt "Stintzing-L. III/1, 223. Abschließender, "wichtigster Theil der Kreittmayr?schen Gesetzgebung" (ADB XVII, 107). Der den Jurist und Staatskanzler Wiguläus Xaverius Aloysius Kreittmayr (1705-1790) liess das römische Recht subsidiär weiter gelten, beseitigte aber das kanonische Recht als selbständige Rechtsquelle. Das Lehenrecht am Schluß "kodifizierte er als erster vollständig und übersichtlich" (NDB XII, 742). Hier mit den umfangreichen Anmerkungen und dem Register. Bis auf den Titel in deutscher Sprache. - Dieses Exemplar in sehr dekorativem Einband stammt aus der herzöglichen Bibliothek der Wittelsbacher in Schloss Tegernsee, an den Rücken das typische Etikett. " "- Wenig gebräunt, kaum fleckig, meist sauber. Deckel teils mit etwas Wurmfrass und Bereibungen, dennoch sehr dekorative Reihe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der aufrichtige Cabinet-Prediger, welcher bey abgelegten Visiten hohen und niedrigen Standes-Personen ihre Laster, Fehler und Anliegen nebst dem heutigen verkehrten Welt-Laufe in Hundert sententiösen und annehmlichen Discours-Predigten bescheidentlich entdecket dieselben wohlmeynend warnet ernstlich vermahnet, und kräftig töstet. Nebst einer Anweisung, wie diese Predigten bey den Sonn- und Festtäglichen Evangelien und Episten können gelesen und nützlich angewendet werden, vermehret, verbessert und mit Registern ausgefertiget. Zwei Teile in einem Band.

      Hof, verlegts Johann Gottlieb Vierling, 1768 - Mit zwei gestochenen Frontispizes und 3 (2 wiederholten) Portraitkupfern. 9 Bl., 426 S., 39 Bl., 9 Bl., 536 S., 41 Bl. Halbpergament der Zeit. - Das berühmte Sammelwerk des Altenburger Predigers Gottlieb Cober (1682-1717), das bis 1783 mindestens 60 Auflagen erfuhr und das auch in späteren Auflagen recht selten geworden ist. - Hayn-Gotendorf I,625 (andere Auflagen): "Kräftige, derbe Predigten: Die liebreitzende Huren-Dame, der zur Höllen taumelnde Trunkenbold etc. Cober ist wegen seines Witzes, seiner Derbheit u. Schärfe ein Epigone Abraham a S. Clara, den er an Freiheit des Ausdrucks übertrifft." ). - Deckel berieben, Vorsätze leimschattig, kleiner Stempel und kleine Bibliotheks-Nummerierung auf dem Titel, leicht gebräunt, die letzten Blätter mit schwachem, schmalen Wasserrand.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres, avec des commentaires, par Luneau de Boisjermain

      Pretty edition, decorated with a portrait of the playwright engraved by Gaucher according Santerre and 12 figures of Plover intaglio engraved by Le Mire, Flipart, Rousseau, Lempereur, Duclos, Vasseur, Prévost, Simonet and Born.Binders of the time in full mottled calf. Back smooth decorated very richements (their decoration is attributed to Plover) golden suns anthropomorphic head, lyres and golden honey bees tail, golden trophies center back, as struck gold box with golden laurels. Triple net gold bezel of the boards. Net and golden streaks on the cuts and caps. All edges gilt. De l'imprimerie de Louis Cellot Paris [Londres pour les tomes VI et VII] 1768 in-8 (12,5x19,5cm) (8) cxliv ; 277pp. et (4) 443pp. et (4) 409pp. et (4) 432pp. et (4) 440pp. et viij (2) 436pp. (1) et (4) 399pp. (1) 17pp. 7 volumes reliés

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        Les singularités de la nature. Par un académicien de Londres, de Boulogne, de petersbourg, de Berlin, &c

      First Edition. Rare. According Bengesco (2, p.228), the book was published in Geneva or Paris, the true original publication indicating its title vignette: two characters looking at a snail (as in this copy). Brochire waiting on handmade paper. The back has disappeared, two paper webs connect the boards. Folded corners at the beginning and end of the book. The book consists of miscellanea, ie varied and disparate Article by turning around the broad theme of nature; Chapters are usually short and can focus on serious subjects: polipes or not serious: the cave of the fairies, a woman who has given birth to a rabbit, monsters ... These are all cases as many subjects as Voltaire bites of his thinking or mood. Lack 7p. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. A Basle 1768 In 8 (12x19,8cm) vij (1) 124pp. broché

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        A Select Collection of Poems, from the most approved Authors. In Two Volumes.

      Edinburgh: printed by A. Donaldson, and sold at his shops in London and Edinburgh. 1768 vii, [3], 264pp; viii, 264pp, half titles. 12mo signed in sixes. Early handwritten note to vol. II p.123 identifying an author. Some offset browning to endpapers, otherwise a v.g. clean copy. Full contemporary calf, raised & gilt banded spines, red morocco labels; v. sl. wear to one spine head. v.g.ESTC T117085, noting the final page of Vol. I misnumbered 64, but in this copy it is printed correctly. In Edinburgh in 1758 Donaldson first published his Select Collection of Modern Poems which he re-issued in 1759 and 1763, however this 1768 title is not related, and is in fact the first Scots piracy of Robert Dodsley's Collection which had last been published in London in 1766. Although 95% of the pages are taken from Dodsley the prefatory advertisement skilfully conceals this fact, and announces that the poems 'have been carefully selected by gentlemen well known in the poetical world ... [and] are undoubtedly the best collection .., in the English language, yet offered to the public'. This was most likely to conceal its origins from James Dodsley, who had taken over sole control of the family business, and also to make it more saleable to a London market. Eight new poems were added, including The Vanity of Human Wishes, by Samuel Johnson, and it was also advertised for sale at his London shop, which he had opened in 1763 to compete with the London booksellers. His Edinburgh shop was already well established, selling cheap reprints to undercut London printings, and was frequented by Boswell. Samuel Johnson disliked Donaldson, thinking him 'a fellow who takes advantage of the law to injure his brethren ...'. While he made a fortune in his reprint business, he had to bear the expense of legal actions over copyright infringement, and in three cases against him, Boswell acted as his advocate. (Ref: Books & Their Readers in the 18th Century, edited by Isabel Rivers, 2001.)

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