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        HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DE MEXICO, Popolacion, y Progressos de la America Septentrional, Conocida por el nombre de Nueva EspaÅ„a, Escriviala Don Antoniao de Solis y Rivadeneyra, Secretrio de su MMaestad, y su Chronista Mayor de las Indias.

      Madrid: Don Antonio Mayoral, 1768. An early Edition of this classic work on Mexico. The first Spanish edition was published in Madrid in 1684. Illustrated with occasional engraved head and tail-pieces and capital letters. 4to (mm. 205 x 158), handsomely bound in full contemporary limp vellum, title by hand calligraphy on the spine panel. [24], 549 pp. A well preserved example, the vellum typical in its aging, the binding in good order, tight and strong, the text-block and engravings generally very clean and crisp, some evidence of old normal stains from damp at the front and rear and primarily to preliminary matter or the index. A very good representation of this important work in its absolutely contemporary binding. A PRIMARY WORK IN THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS. Originally published in Madrid in 1684, this was undoubtedly the most popular history of America that had then been written. It was translated into French, German, Italian and English in numerous editions published well into the Nineteenth Century. Antonio De Solis’ principle sources for this work were the the letters of Cortez, the works of Francisco Lopez de Gomara, Bernal Diaz del Castillo and other miscellaneous documents. In addition to a full account of relations between Cortez and Montezuma, there is also abundant of information on the lives of the Indian peoples. Solis became secretary to the King of Spain (Charles II) and chief chronicler of the Indies.

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        A Short Account of the School, in Kingswood, Near Bristol.

      Printed by William Pine 1768 - a bit browned, pp. 12, 12mo, [together with15:51:] Directions concerning Pronunciation and Gesture. Bristol: Printed by William Pine, 1770, slightly browned, pp. 12, 12mo, both disbound. The Kingswood Schhol, the oldest Methodist school in the world, was founded by Wesley in 1748. An 8-page Short Account was published in 1749. This is a detailed account of the curriculum and the daily routine: the former was thorough and intense, the latter strict, austere, and long, with no play allowed, for 'he that plays when he is a Child, will play when he is a Man.' The result, claims Wesley, is that 'whoever goes through this Course, will be a better scholar than nine in ten of the Graduates at Oxford or Cambridge.' Directions concerning Pronunciation and Gesture was also first published in 1749, and it too exhibits a rigourous schooling. Both pamphlets are very scarce. (Baker 127; ESTC T16600: Baker 125; ESTC T16534)

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        DAS GANZE NEUE TESTAMENT. DER PSALTER DAVIDS. DIE CL PSALMEN DAVIDS

      Zurich: David Gessner, 1768. Although lacking the final leaf of text, this volume is of considerable interest as an expertly made and decorated so-called "Peasant Binding," a colorful binding style that began in Hungary and spread through Germany, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia in the 18th century. The use of the word "peasant" in this context is a reference to the obvious influence of folk art on this decoration, rather than to the clientele for which it was intended. Bibles, prayer books, and hymnals in the brightly painted and exuberantly decorated vellum bindings were popular wedding gifts among the bourgeoisie, who were both literate and sufficiently affluent to afford such luxuries.. 169 x 94 mm. (6 1/2 x 3 3/4"). 272, 64, 214 (of 215) pp. CONTEMPORARY PAINTED AND BLIND-TOOLED VELLUM, DECORATED IN AN ELABORATE AND QUAINT STYLE, covers with black and red starburst at center in a lobed red and green frame stamped with stars and tulips, yellow cornerpieces stamped with a floral design, smooth spine painted red and tooled in blind with flowers, Dutch gilded endpapers, all edges gilt.Covers faintly soiled, extremities lightly rubbed, one leaf with two-inch portion torn away at fore margin (costing small parts of five closely spaced staves of music) occasional foxing of no great consequence; with some serious condition issues internally, but an extremely pleasing example of a binding representing German folk art of the period.Although lacking the final leaf of text, this volume is of considerable interest as an expertly made and decorated so-called "Peasant Binding," a colorful binding style that began in Hungary and spread through Germany, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia in the 18th century. The use of the word "peasant" in this context is a reference to the obvious influence of folk art on this decoration, rather than to the clientele for which it was intended. Bibles, prayer books, and hymnals in the brightly painted and exuberantly decorated vellum bindings were popular wedding gifts among the bourgeoisie, who were both literate and sufficiently affluent to afford such luxuries.

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        La contagion sacrée ou histoire naturelle de la superstition. Ouvrage traduit de l'Anglais

      - Londres, 1768. 2 volumes in-12 en reliure postérieure (XIXme) demi-basane rouge, dos à nerfs, titre doré. Tranches rouges. 3 feuillets blancs, titre, X + 169 pages et 3 feuillets blancs pour le tome 1. Tome 2 : 3 feuillets blancs, titre, 1 feuillet non chiffré (table) + 184 pages et 3 feuillets blancs. Ex-libris manuscrit en page de garde de chaque volume.Cet ouvrage est réellement de la composition du Baron d'Holbach. C'est pour se soustraire, lui et ses amis, à tout genre d'inquisition qu'il a annoncé, dans l'avertissement, l'avoir traduit de l'anglais de Jean Trenchard et de Thomas Gordon. Barbier : Dictionnaire des ouvrages anonymes et pseudonymes Tome 1 - page 118 - n°936.Ouvrage condamné a être lacéré et brûlé par arrêt du Parlement le 8 août 1770 : Rabbe : Biographie universelle et portative des contemporains ou dictionnaire historique : page 323.Exemplaire très propre pour cette édition originale peu courante. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BUSSFERTIGES BEIGHT-KIND

      Schwäbisch Hall: Johann Christoph Messerer, 1768. From the splendid collection of John Roland Abbey, this is a lovely example of a German silver binding. In "Silver Bindings from the J. R. Abbey Collection," Hayward praises this binding, noting that "the composition and flickering, restless treatment of the draperies suggest the imminence of the rococo style of the mid-18th Century. The embossing [is] of very high quality." He further observes that the "most representative section" of silver bindings in Major Abbey's library are the embossed bindings. This technique reached its zenith among the goldsmiths of Augsburg in the 17th and 18th centuries. He lists the present binding among three that "represent the last phase of baroque and the fully developed rococo art of Germany." The silver has weathered the past 250 years very well, and glows today as it did when it left the workshop. Here, it cover a pious work by a Lutheran theologian, "The Repentant Penitent.". 158 x 70 mm. (6 1/4 x 2 3/4"). 4 p.l., 304, 140, [4, index], 163, [5, index] pp. SUPERB CONTEMPORARY SILVER REPOUSSÉ BINDING, upper cover embossed in high relief with the Annunciation, lower cover with the Adoration of the Shepherds, spine with an oval cartouche showing the angel appearing to the shepherds, clasps and head and tail caps embossed with a cherub's head, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a fleece-lined drop-back clamshell box with green morocco and gilt label of John Roland Abbey. Front free endpaper with the red morocco bookplate of John Roland Abbey; first preliminary blank with early inked library note, "No. 11101 / of EEO - ."; bottom of clamshell box with Abbey accession label inked "JA 1598." Abbey Collection 1598; Hayward, "Silver Bindings from the J. R. Abbey Collection" 18. One clasp with hinge loose at one of two solder points, first gathering loosened, margins cropped with occasional loss of catchword, otherwise generally clean and fresh, in a very well-preserved, shining silver binding.From the splendid collection of John Roland Abbey, this is a lovely example of a German silver binding. In "Silver Bindings from the J. R. Abbey Collection," Hayward praises this binding, noting that "the composition and flickering, restless treatment of the draperies suggest the imminence of the rococo style of the mid-18th Century. The embossing [is] of very high quality." He further observes that the "most representative section" of silver bindings in Major Abbey's library are the embossed bindings. This technique reached its zenith among the goldsmiths of Augsburg in the 17th and 18th centuries. He lists the present binding among three that "represent the last phase of baroque and the fully developed rococo art of Germany." The silver has weathered the past 250 years very well, and glows today as it did when it left the workshop. Here, it cover a pious work by a Lutheran theologian, "The Repentant Penitent."

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        Opere. Coll' aggiunta delle inedite

      appresso Marcello Prault, 1768. 8 voll. in-12° (145x85mm), pp. (4), XLVIII, 383, (3); (4), 416, (2); (4), CLXXX, 255, (3); (4), 498, (2); (4), 456, (2); (4), 412, (2); (4), 309, (3); (4), 309, (5); bella legatura coeva in p. pelle marmoreggiata con triplice ordine di filetti dorati riquadranti perimetralmente i piatti, titolo in oro su duplice tassello al dorso, uno granata ed uno verde. Il dorso presenta altresì ricchi fregi floreali impressi in oro. Tagli e dentelle dorate, sguardie azzurre. Frontespizi incisi su rame dal Godefroy da invenzione di Jean Michel Moreau a tutti i volumi. Ritratto calcografico di Machiavelli all'antiporta del primo vol. 3 tavv. ripiegate al quinto vol. con raffigurazioni di schieramenti bellici (tali tavole accompagnano l'"Arte della Guerra"); altre 3 tavv. ripiegate al sesto vol., sempre raffiguranti alloggiamenti e disposizioni militari. Una piccola reintegrazione alla pelle del piatto anteriore del primo vol. Bellissimo esemplare. Elegante edizione in piccolo formato dell'opera omnia di Machiavelli; precedono, al primo vol., un'epistola di Machiavelli a Clemente VII, la prefazione dell'editore all'edizione delle opere inedite stampata ad Amsterdam nel 1763, il testamento di Machiavelli, una breve vita di Machiavelli in francese. Bertelli / Innocenti, pp. 165-166, n. 92. Procacci, Studi sulla fortuna di Machiavelli, 359. Italiano

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        A letter, concerning an American bishop, &c. to Dr. Bradbury Chandler, ruler of St. John's Church, in Elizabeth-Town. In answer to the appendix of his appeal to the public, &c.

      William and Thomas Bradford?], 1768. First edition of this argument against the validity of the ordination of the English bishops, and against the dangers of an encroachment on American colonial liberties by English-appointed American bishops liable to be individual tyrants or political and economic agents of the Crown entered by a religious door; a strongly worded diatribe responding to Thomas Bradbury Chandler's writings on the controversial subject of an American Episcopate, and commenting on Thomas Ward's Demonstration of the Uninterrupted Succession.... The anonymously published work is signed "An Antiepiscopalian"; the title-page here bears a hand-inked attribution to Matthew Wilson. => An important entry in the literature of the "American Bishops" controversy in the lead-up to the American Revolution. Evidence of Readership: Title-page with early inked ownership inscription and annotations, later lined through, with authorial attribution in the later hand; one leaf with early inked annotation along outer margin. Verso of last leaf presents calculations and => someone's reading list; later X'ed out; among the titles read, intended for reading, or just imaginably noted as not for reading are The Rival Mothers, Pamela or Virtue Rewarded, and Love in a Village.

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        DAS GANZE NEUE TESTAMENT. DER PSALTER DAVIDS. DIE CL PSALMEN DAVIDS

      Zurich: David Gessner, 1768. Although lacking the final leaf of text, this volume is of considerable interest as an expertly made and decorated so-called "Peasant Binding," a colorful binding style that began in Hungary and spread through Germany, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia in the 18th century. The use of the word "peasant" in this context is a reference to the obvious influence of folk art on this decoration, rather than to the clientele for which it was intended. Bibles, prayer books, and hymnals in the brightly painted and exuberantly decorated vellum bindings were popular wedding gifts among the bourgeoisie, who were both literate and sufficiently affluent to afford such luxuries.. 169 x 94 mm. (6 1/2 x 3 3/4"). 272, 64, 214 (of 215) pp. CONTEMPORARY PAINTED AND BLIND-TOOLED VELLUM, DECORATED IN AN ELABORATE AND QUAINT STYLE, covers with black and red starburst at center in a lobed red and green frame stamped with stars and tulips, yellow cornerpieces stamped with a floral design, smooth spine painted red and tooled in blind with flowers, Dutch gilded endpapers, all edges gilt. Covers faintly soiled, extremities lightly rubbed, one leaf with two-inch portion torn away at fore margin (costing small parts of five closely spaced staves of music) occasional foxing of no great consequence; with some serious condition issues internally, but an extremely pleasing example of a binding representing German folk art of the period. Although lacking the final leaf of text, this volume is of considerable interest as an expertly made and decorated so-called "Peasant Binding," a colorful binding style that began in Hungary and spread through Germany, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia in the 18th century. The use of the word "peasant" in this context is a reference to the obvious influence of folk art on this decoration, rather than to the clientele for which it was intended. Bibles, prayer books, and hymnals in the brightly painted and exuberantly decorated vellum bindings were popular wedding gifts among the bourgeoisie, who were both literate and sufficiently affluent to afford such luxuries.

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        The Present State of the Nation

      London: J. Almon , 1768 Pamphlet, 8vo, disbound, 103 pp. Remnants of old binding on the spine, some, normal aging and a bit of soiling to half title. Sometimes this work is attributed to George Grenville, but most sources attribute it to Knox. This pamphlet contains a considerable amount of financial information, and comments on the recent war with France. More importantly, it contains a good deal of material on the financial importance of the American colonies. Knox, wisely, discusses the importance of paying attention to the concerns of the colonies. He even goes as far to suggest that the colonies send representatives to Parliament, and points to the risks of taxing the colonies without their representation.

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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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        Opere. Coll' aggiunta delle inedite

      appresso Marcello Prault, Parigi 1768 - 8 voll. in-12° (145x85mm), pp. (4), XLVIII, 383, (3); (4), 416, (2); (4), CLXXX, 255, (3); (4), 498, (2); (4), 456, (2); (4), 412, (2); (4), 309, (3); (4), 309, (5); bella legatura coeva in p. pelle marmoreggiata con triplice ordine di filetti dorati riquadranti perimetralmente i piatti, titolo in oro su duplice tassello al dorso, uno granata ed uno verde. Il dorso presenta altresì ricchi fregi floreali impressi in oro. Tagli e dentelle dorate, sguardie azzurre. Frontespizi incisi su rame dal Godefroy da invenzione di Jean Michel Moreau a tutti i volumi. Ritratto calcografico di Machiavelli all'antiporta del primo vol. 3 tavv. ripiegate al quinto vol. con raffigurazioni di schieramenti bellici (tali tavole accompagnano l'Arte della Guerra); altre 3 tavv. ripiegate al sesto vol., sempre raffiguranti alloggiamenti e disposizioni militari. Una piccola reintegrazione alla pelle del piatto anteriore del primo vol. Bellissimo esemplare. Elegante edizione in piccolo formato dell'opera omnia di Machiavelli; precedono, al primo vol., un'epistola di Machiavelli a Clemente VII, la prefazione dell'editore all'edizione delle opere inedite stampata ad Amsterdam nel 1763, il testamento di Machiavelli, una breve vita di Machiavelli in francese. Bertelli / Innocenti, pp. 165-166, n. 92. Procacci, Studi sulla fortuna di Machiavelli, 359. Italiano [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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