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        Biblia, das ist Die ganze Heilige Schrift alten und neuen Testaments nach der deutschen U bersezzung D. Martin Luthers mit vorla ufigen Einleitungen in jedes biblische Buch und eingeschalteten Erkla rungen unter einer Vorrede . Johann Christian Stemmlers . herausgegeben von Johann Salomon Braun

      Erfurt : Hohmeier, 1768 - 11 Bl. , 982 S. Einband sauber, an Ecken und Kapital etwas bestossen, Rücken leicht berieben, an äußeren Rückenkanten teilweise etwas angerissen, Vorsatzblätter braunfleckig, sonst nur wenige Seiten leicht fingerbegriffen, ohne Einträge, eine Textseite der Einleitung sauber herausgeschnitten, liegt lose ohne Papierverlust bei, Buchbindung fest, Kopfschnitt etwas fleckig Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1400 OHalbledereinband, mit 5 Bünden, goldgeprägten Rückentitel, umlaufender Rotschnitt, Frakturschrift,

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        Neues systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet. Band I.

      - Nürnberg, bey G.N. Raspe, 1768. Large-4to (290 x 230mm). pp. (20), xxviii, 408, with an engraved portrait of Martini and a fine hand-coloured frontispiece, 16 ochre tinted engraved figures in the text and 31 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary calf, gilt ornamented spine with red and green gilt lettered label (slightly rubbed). The first volume of this beautiful work, the first large scale iconography on shells. It was published in 11 volumes, plus a later published supplement, from 1768-1829. The present volume contains: Seerören und Seewurmgehäuse; Napfschnecken; Meerohren; Milchnäpfe; Schiffsboote; Ammonshörner und Bischofsstäbe; Kugel- oder Blasenschnecken und Meernüsse; Porcellanschnecken. A few text leaves with some occasional faint staining in the lower margin.Nissen ZBI, 2722. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London printed for J. Robson, Bookseller to the Princess Dowager of Wales, at the Feathers, in New Bond Street, MDCCLXVIII [1768] Small 8vo: [2],iv,4,[2],249,[13]pp (pp.44-45 and 81-96 misnumbered 45-46 and 77-92 respectively; this copy, as most, bound without the 17 plates). Rebound to style by Fitterer in marbled paper-covered boards, printed paper labels on spine and upper cover—a splendid presentation. Copper-engraved bookplate of Rev. W[illiam]. T[homas]. Bree (1786&1863), vicar of All Saints' church in Allesley, reaffixed to front paste down. An excellent copy in a new binding, the text block generally clean and bright with just occasional minor smudges and handling marks. Barbier, pp. 24-27. Near Fine

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        JESUITAS] DISCURSO DE LAS ENFERMEDADES DE LA COMPAÑÍA. Con una Disertación sobre el Autor y la legitimidad de la Obra y un APÉNDICE de varios Testimonios de Jesuitas Españoles que concuerdan con Mariana.

      - Enc. en pergamino de época. 21x15. Muy buen ejemplar con amplios márgenes y papel muy blanco. 2 hh.+XX pp.+308 pp.+1 h. Imp. de D. Gabriel Ramírez. Madrid, 1768. JESUÍTAS MEDICINA LIBROS ANTIGUOS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        traité du contrat de vente selon les règles tant du for de la conscience que du for extérieur Tome I et II

      Debure & Vve Rouzaut-Montaut, paris et Orléans 1768 - 17 cms sur 10 reliure veau à nerfs et dorures avec des manques et des épidermures l'intérieur est très correct avec une mouillure sur 8 pages et quelques taches d'encre; un ex-libris; 480 p+208 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduite de l'espagnol de Miguel de Cervantes. Enrichie de belles figures dessinées de Coypel gravées par Folkema et Fokke. Suivie des Nouvelles. Nouvelle édition augmentée de Trois Nouvelles qui n'avaient point été traduites en français et de la vie de l'auteur, enrichie de gravures en taille douce.

      - Amsterdam et Leipzig, chez Arkstée et Merkus, 1768, 8 volumes, In-12, plein veau de l'époque, étiquette de titre prune et étiquette de tomaison verte, dos lisse orné de motifs. Premier tirage du faux-titre gravé , des deux portraits, des 8 fleurons de titres, des 31 figures par Coypel et des 13 figures de Folkéma ( pour les deux tomes de Nouvelles).Ex-libris sur le tome 8: bibliothèque de Mademoiselle Marie de Verdier datée 1879.Habiles restaurations sur les plats au niveau des mors. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE L'ADMIRABLE DON QUICHOTTE DE LA MANCHE - EN 6 TOMES - TOMES 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 - TRADUIT DE L'ESPAGNOL DE MICHEL DE CERVANTES - NOUVELLE EDITION REVUE CORRIGEE ET AUGMENTEE - TOMAISON COMPLETE.

      PAR LA COMPAGNIE DES LIBRAIRES 1768 - R300108411: XXXIV + 440 + 432 + 442 + 532 + 494 + 501 pages - contre plats et tranches jaspés - dos à 5 nerfs - pièce de titre absente sur les tomes 5 et 6 - caissons,titre et tomaison dorés sur le dos - 3 photos disponibles. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra est né le 29 septembre 1547 à Alcalá de Henares et mort le 22 avril 1616 à Madridnote est un romancier, poète et dramaturge espagnol. Il est célèbre pour son roman L'ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche, publié en 1605 et reconnu comme le premier roman moderne. In-12 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Genaue und vollständige Staats- und Erd-Beschreibung der ganzen Helvetischen Eidgenossenschaft, derselben gemeinen Herrschaften und zugewandten Örtern. Erster (- Vierter und lezter) Band. In vier Bänden.

      Zürich, bey Orell, Geßner und Compagnie 1765 – 1768 - Gr-8°. I: XVI, 975, (1) S.; II: VIII, 778 S., (1) Bl.; III: VII, (1), 783, (1) S.; IV: V, (1), 680, 111, (1), 32 S., (1) Bl. Halbpergamentbände d.Zt. mit handschriftl. Rückentitel. Rücken von Bd.3 etwas, sonst nur leicht fleckig, stellenweise fachgerecht restauriert. - Erste Ausgabe (Haller I, 743; Wyss 284; Wäber 34; Barth 17220; Feller/Bonjour 446ff.). – Teils leicht stockfleckig, gelegentlich zeitgenöss. Unterstreichungen. Vorsätze erneuert. Wappen-Exlibris. a.d. Innendeckeln. Gutes, ganz vollständiges Exemplar der ersten Ausgabe mit den Zusätzen zu Bd.1 (111 S., die in die zweite Ausgabe von 1768 eingearbeitet wurden) und 2 und 3 (32 S.) in Bd.4. Das Hauptwerk des Pfarrers J.C.FÄSI (Zürich 1727 – 1790 Flaach), mit dem er, „angeregt von der polit.-statist. Methode seines dt. Zeitgenossen A.F.BÜSCHING (.) mit Erfolg, einen vollständigen Überblick über Geographie, Geschichte, Staats- und Ortskunde der Schweiz“ (Histor.Lex.d. Schweiz) gab. Seine Arbeit war grundlegend, galt lange Zeit als Autorität und Quelle für andere Forscher und auch Literaten, u.a. SCHILLER für Wilhelm Tell. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günther Trauzettel]
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        Vierteljährige Unterhandlungen mit Menschenfreunden über moralische und dennoch unkirchliche Verbesserungen der Erziehung und Studien Erstes [und zweytes] Stück.

      Gedruckt in Altona bey Spieringks Wittwe. In Commißion bey Cramer in Bremen ohne Jahr [1768]. 2 Teile [von 4] in 1 Band. 64; 36 Seiten. 8° (22 x 12 cm). Unbeschnittene Lagen in grauem Interimspappband der Zeit. Die ersten zwei Hefte (von insgesamt vier erschienenen) der sehr seltenen Quartalsschrift mit \"Echtheitszertifikat\", handschriftlich signiert und numeriert von Basedows Mitarbeiter \"Johann Christian Meier, Conrector / Nro 717\", in der Basedow über sein großangelegtes publizistisch-erzieherisches Reformprojekt berichtet und um Spenden wirbt; wichtiges Dokument für die Geschichte der philanthropischen Pädagogik. Mit einer Liste der bereits empfangenen Vorschüsse im ersten Teil. Es erschienen noch zwei weitere Hefte im Jahre 1769. - \"Das Merkwürdige war, daß er Alles erhielt, was er verlangte, und noch mehr. In den \'Vierteljährigen Unterhandlungen mit Menschenfreunden\' legte er seit 1768 regelmäßig Bericht über die ihm zufließenden Unterstützungen ab. Unter seinen Gönnern finden sich die Namen der Kaiserin von Rußland, des Königs von Dänemark, des Fürsten von Dessau, des Fürsten Adam Czartoryski, des Kantons Basel, sogar mehrerer katholischen Aebte und vieler Edelleute\" (ADB). - Drei Jahre nach Erscheinen des Werks wurde Basedow durch Leopold III von Anhalt nach Dessau berufen, wo er das Philanthropinum gründete und sein kostenspieliges Elementarwerk herausgab. - Zu dem kurzzeitigen Basedow-Mitarbeiter Meier (1732-1815), Lehrer und Theologe, der sich für Basedows Schriften begeistert hatte, es aber bei dem hitzigen Reformer (\"querköpfig, herrschsüchtig, widerspänstig, inconsequent, launig, bizarr, widerlich, unausstehlich, verabscheuungswürdig\") nur wenige Monate des Jahres 1768 aushielt, vgl. ADB XXI, 202ff. - Meier, der in Halle Theologie studiert hatte und nach Jahren als Privat- und Domschullehrer eine kleine Pfarrei in der Lüneburger Heide bezog, schrieb 1792 eine als authentische Quelle zu Basedow eminent wichtige Biographie \"Basedow\'s Leben, Charakter und Schriften unparteiisch beurtheilt\". --- Einband etwas gebräunt und angestaubt, Außengelenke beschabt. Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titel, Vorsätze leicht stockfleckig. Etwas gebräunt. - Gutes Exemplar. - Schröder: Hamburgische Schriftsteller I, 180, 57. - ADB II, 118. - Ziegenfuß I, 80. - BBKL I, 402f. - Kirchner 613. Versand D: 2,50 EUR Basedow, Johann Bernhard: Vierteljährige Unterhandlungen mit Menschenfreunden über moralische und dennoch unkirchliche Verbesserungen der Erziehung und Studien Erstes [und zweytes] Stück. 2 Teile [von 4] in 1 Band. Gedruckt in Altona bey Spieringks Wittwe. In Commißion bey Cramer in Bremen ohne Jahr [1768]. 64; 36 Seiten. 8° (22 x 12 cm). Unbeschnittene Lagen in grauem Interimspappband der Zeit.

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        Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi N.37.

      Ficacci 767 PIRANESI, Goivanni Battista. Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi N.37. Original engraving for 'Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi..' published in Rome, 1768-78 530 x 385 mm. £1500

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        THE ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, BABYLONIANS, MEDES AND PERSIANS, MACEDONIANS AND GRECIANS Illustrated with Copper Plates, and a Set of Maps of Ancient Geography Coloured, Drawn by the Sieur D'Anville, Geographer to the King

      London: Printed for J. Rivington, R. Baldwin and Others. Good. 1768. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Complete 7 volume set. Full tan calf leather covers with gilt stamped floral decorated spines cover have heavy wear to extremities with chips at spines caps. Boards and spines are straight. Front board detached , but present, on volume II. Other hinges cracked but still holding by heavy threads. Bindings are tight. Marbled end sheets and paste downs. Copper plate frontispieces. Pages clean and in very good condition. 19 well-preserved folding maps and plates plus several full-page plates. .

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        The Art Of Captain Cook's Voyages Complete Set, 4 Volumes

      Cr. Folio; Volume I. The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. with a Descriptive Catalogue of all the Known original drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. pp. xvi, 247; 52 plates, descriptive inventory of collection, notes on the artists, bibliography, index,; Volume II. The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775. with a Descriptive Catalogue of all known original drawings and paintings of people, places, artefacts and events and original engravings associated with the voyage. pp. xiv, 274; 106 plates, notes on artists, bibliography, index.; Volume III. Text. The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780.with a Descriptive catalogue of all known original drawings and paintings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and original engravings associated with the Voyage. pp. xxii, 233; 209 plates, appendices, bibliography, index,; Volume III. Catalogue, The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery 1776-1780. pp. [viii], 235-669; illustrated, bibliography, index; all volumes in original brown cloth, titles lettered in gilt on spines, fine copies in like dustjackets. Melbourne , Oxford University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities, (1985-1987) Volumes I & II Reprints, Volumes III both parts First Editions.

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        Critical Dissertations on the Origin, Antiquities, Language, Government, Manners, and Religion, of the Ancient Caledonians, Their Posterity the Picts, and the British and Irish Scots.

      - London: Printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, in Edinburgh, MDCCLXVIII [1768]. 4to, (i)-xxii, (2, contents), 382, (2, ads) pp. Full gilt-ruled speckled calf, backstrip with five raised bands, compartments gilt-stamped with thistles and leaves, red morocco label. A little worn at joints and tips, a few inoffensive marks on upper board, pleasantly bright and clean within. First edition of the most influential work of Church of Scotland minister and antiquary John Macpherson (1713-1765). Macpherson was born on the Isle of Skye and returned there after receiving his MA from Aberdeen and his ordination on the Isle of Barra. His writings on church and Scottish history won him praise from both Johnson and Boswell. He met James Macpherson (no relation) on the hunt for Ossianic poems in the Highlands and the Critical Dissertations, published posthumously, were in part a defense, if not of Ossian explicitly, then of the ascending respect for the origins of Scotland's culture and its literature. "James Macpherson later used material from the minister's Critical Dissertations. in his dissertations on the epics, as well as his Introduction to the History of Great Britain and Ireland (1771), where he again acknowledged John's influence as an advocate of the Caledonian origins of the Scottish nation and as a critic of modern conjectural historians" (DNB). ESTC T96376. Lowndes 1446. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages par le Cap de Bonne-Espérance dans l'archipel des Molucques, de 1768 a 1771 et de 1774 a 1778 ...Paris, Maradan, 1805. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 4 engraved plates (3 folding) and 5 folding engraved maps. 19th-century gold-tooled half sheepskin.

      South African bibliography IV, p. 386; Tiele, Bibl. 1044 note; cf. Landwehr, VOC 300. Second French edition of Stavornius's accounts of his two voyages, made in 1768-1771 and 1774-1778, to the Cape of Good Hope and the Dutch East Indies. Stavorinus was a rear admiral who temporarily transferred to the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in search of adventure. An observant traveller, he not only comments on the many exotic beauties he encounters (he was especially taken by the beauty of the Parsi women of Gujerat), but also describes the decline of the VOC, the appalling health conditions in pestilential Batavia, claiming the lives of numerous VOC servants each year, the fate of slaves kept in Batavia, the drinking habits of Europeans in Ambonia (10 to 12 glasses before diner was apparently no exception), etc.Browned, some stains, slightly soiled, two maps reinforced. Bindings worn, spines damaged at head and foot.

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        The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire.

      London, No 27, in Goulston-Square: W Herbert, 1768 VG, 2nd ed, 73 pls. In contemporary speckled calf, corners repaired, edges scuffed. Rebacked preserving original morocco gilt title label, raised bands, gilt tooling. [10], [1], 2-452 pp, [6] index, 73 pls (mostly folding), additional plate (East View of Chestnut Tree) tipped to verso of ffep, endpapers renewed, binders label to fpd (William George's Sons, Bristol), text block edges reddened, some light edge browning, marks to covers, printed by T Spilsbury. A pleasing copy. (42.5*27.2cm). A large portion of this edition was destroyed by fire (as was a similar portion of the 1st ed!). (Lowndes 85. Upcott 250. ESTC T21872 ). Title continues: Illustrated with Seventy-Three Copper-Plates, Containing a Map of the County, a Plan and Prospect of the City, a View of the Cathedral, Sixty One Seats, and Three Hundred and Twenty Coats of Arms, of the Nobility and Gentry residing in the County at the Time of the first Publication. Atkyns, topographer and antiquary. See ODNB.

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        The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire.

      London, Printed in the Year 1712. 1768 - Substantial folio (11 x 17ins, 280 x 440mm) modern half calf, marbled boards. Complete with pp8 of copper-engraved coats of arms, double-page map, 64 copper-engraved birds-eye views of country seats and estates by Thomas Kip. The plates now mounted on guards, a few minimal marginal repairs to foot of central fold. Generous margins, exceptionally clean and crisp. The Second Edition (reduced text but identical illustrations to the First) of which, Lowndes suggests many were destroyed and damaged by fire. The Lowndes copy did not have a portrait of the author sometimes mentioned which seems to usually be missing, probably issued only in the First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire.

      London; W Herbert 2nd edition 1768 - Folio [text block 420 x 265mm], 73 plates as called for - double-page map, 8 plates of coats of arms and 64 double-page plates of country seats, (x), 452, (6)pp, contemporary full tree calf, rebacked in period style with gilt decorated raised bands, red lettering piece, the compartments with large gilt centres, corners, and stars, new hand-marbled endpapers. Ex-library with small blind stamp on lower margin of title-page and in lower corner of all plates but no other marks; corner of margin title-page torn with slight loss; small stain in margin pp232; small paper flaw margin of plate opposite pp243; paper flaw within plate mark, just affecting image, plate opposite pp368; tiny paper flaw in plate opposite pp407; index leaves creased. [Collates as Upcott pp246-250: 'The greater part of the impression of this work (the 1st edition of 1712) was destroyed by a fire, Jan. 30, 1712-13, in the house of Mr Bowyer, Printer, in White Fryars; and some of the copies which were rescued from the flames still retain the indelible marks. A part likewise of the second edition met with a similar fate.'] An almost crisp copy with few faults, now very handsomely rebacked. Will want extra postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A New Book of Cyphers, More Compleat & Regular Than Any Ever Publish'd. Wherein The Whole Alphabet [Trvice Over] Consisting of 600 Cyphers, Is Variously Chang'd, Interwoven & Reversed. Very Entertaining to Ye Curious, & Useful to All Sorts of Artificers

      London: John Bowles in Cornhill. VG : in very good condition. Rebound. Age toning to page edges and offsetting. [1768]. [Reprint]. Modern half calf marbled cover. 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). ii,101pp. 101 plates. Includes a list of 72 engravers. .

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        Histoire Naturelle et Politique de la Pennsylvanie

      

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        Flora Indica: cui accedit series Zoophytorum Indicorum nec non Prodromus Florae Capensis.

      Leiden, C. Haak/ Amsterdam, J. Schreuder, 1768. 4to (253 x 215mm). pp. (8), 241, (1), (18), 32 with 68 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lettered label (frontcover hinges splitting but firm). First edition of the first Linnaean flora of the Indies, written by Burman (the Younger) in close collaboration with Linnaeus. "The 'Flora Indica' is of importance because at a relative early date it gave an enumeration, in the Linnaean style, of what was known about the nomenclature and taxonomy of the flora of the Indies. There are brief descriptions of about 1305 species, of which 241 are proposed as new (Merrill 1921)... The term 'India' referred to the tropics in general, especially India, Ceylon and the East Indies, but also the West Indies... Merrill mentions that about 300 species are listed from India itself..., 115 from Java, 90 from Ceylon, 50 from China, 15 from Japan, 20 from Persia... The 'Flora' contains also a 'Prodromus florae capensis' which contains about 260 ligitimately named new species from the Cape (Dandy 1961) in very concise form... from a historical point of view, it was an almost unequalled attempt to produce a general tropical flora" (Stafleu, F.A. Linnaeus and the Linnaeans pp. 169-170). Nicolaas Laurens Burman (1773-1793) was a Dutch physician and botanist at Amsterdam, son of Johannes Burman.//Stafleu & Cowan 935.

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        Poems by Mr. Gray

      Glasgow: "printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, printers to the University". 1768. "First Scottish edition, 4to, pp. [4], 63, [1]; full contemporary tan calf, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label in 1, double gilt rules on covers, Greek key dentelles, marbled endpapers; small corner tear to p. 21 (no loss), spine darkened, extremities lightly worn, joints starting at the bottom; overall very good. This is the variant with the '*' signatures. Gaskell 475."

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        Flora Indica: cui accedit series Zoophytorum Indicorum nec non Prodromus Florae Capensis.

      - Leiden, C. Haak/ Amsterdam, J. Schreuder, 1768. 4to (253 x 215mm). pp. (8), 241, (1), (18), 32 with 68 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with gilt lettered label (frontcover hinges splitting but firm). First edition of the first Linnaean flora of the Indies, written by Burman (the Younger) in close collaboration with Linnaeus. "The 'Flora Indica' is of importance because at a relative early date it gave an enumeration, in the Linnaean style, of what was known about the nomenclature and taxonomy of the flora of the Indies. There are brief descriptions of about 1305 species, of which 241 are proposed as new (Merrill 1921). The term 'India' referred to the tropics in general, especially India, Ceylon and the East Indies, but also the West Indies. Merrill mentions that about 300 species are listed from India itself., 115 from Java, 90 from Ceylon, 50 from China, 15 from Japan, 20 from Persia. The 'Flora' contains also a 'Prodromus florae capensis' which contains about 260 ligitimately named new species from the Cape (Dandy 1961) in very concise form. from a historical point of view, it was an almost unequalled attempt to produce a general tropical flora" (Stafleu, F.A. Linnaeus and the Linnaeans pp. 169-170). Nicolaas Laurens Burman (1773-1793) was a Dutch physician and botanist at Amsterdam, son of Johannes Burman.Stafleu & Cowan 935. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems by Mr. Gray

      printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, printers to the University, Glasgow 1768 - First Scottish edition, 4to, pp. [4], 63, [1]; full contemporary tan calf, gilt-decorated spine in 6 compartments, red morocco label in 1, double gilt rules on covers, Greek key dentelles, marbled endpapers; small corner tear to p. 21 (no loss), spine darkened, extremities lightly worn, joints starting at the bottom; overall very good. This is the variant with the '*' signatures. Gaskell 475. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GENERAL WOLFE'S INSTRUCTIONS TO YOUNG OFFICERS: FIRST EDITION 1768.

      

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        THE SHORTER CATECHISM OF THE REVEREND ASSEMBLY OF DIVINES, WITH PROOFS THEREOF OUT OF THE SCRIPTURES...FOR THE BENEFIT OF CHRISTIANS IN GENERAL...

      Boston: Printed by William M'Alpine, 1768. 33pp. Sewn into contemporary plain paper wrappers, manuscript paper label. Contemporary ink inscriptions on titlepage (the word "Catechism" beside title) and verso of terminal leaf (signatures of Eunice Barnard and Hepzibah Flagg). Wrappers worn. Titlepage creased and slightly chipped near gutter, affecting a few words of text. Foredge of second leaf frayed, with loss of several words on pp.3-4. Wear and mild foxing and soiling throughout. Good. In a half morocco and cloth box. A very rare Boston catechism, this issue not in Evans, Bristol, or Shipton & Mooney. The so-called "Shorter Catechism" was codified in 1647 by the Westminster Assembly and remains to this day part of the doctrinal standards of many Presbyterian churches. It was first printed in America at Cambridge in 1665 and frequently reprinted, though many of these are represented by a single surviving copy. The single other known copy is held by the American Antiquarian Society and has a damaged titlepage. The AAS copy of a variant of this issue (Evans 11115) lacks pages 29-[34]. NAIP w024488. EVANS 11115 (variant).

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        The history and antiquities of the county of Essex : compiled from the best and most ancient historians; from Domesday-book, Inquisitiones post mortem, and other the most valuable records and mss. &c. [ 3 Volumes, Including Colchester ]

      London: Printed for T. Osborne, 1768. Complete in 3 volumes. Including Colchester. Books measure 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, the three volumes are very slightly different heights, and gilt pattern on volume 3 not matching the other 2 volumes, although very similar. Collation, xxviii,519pp,[1],vi,646pp, iv,100,54,53pp, 9pp index, addenda, 30 plates, including 9 folding maps, [ lacking 2 plates, Colchester Castle, Tessellated Pavement, ]. Bound in full period calf. at some time, [ not recently], all 3 volumes have been rebacked, retaining the original spines. Raised bands, ornate gilt tooling within compartents, gilt ruled lines to boards, vols 1 & 2 plan endpapers, vol 3 marble endpapers, and full marble edges. Calf rubbed, scuffed in places with some loss on edges and corners, hinge joints cracked but all boards still attached. Generally, although bindings are showing signs of wear, still very attractive. Internally, first 2 volumes have binders tape along inner endpaper joints, very small amount of worming to first few pages in vol 1. Pages and plates in good clean condition throughout. A very nice set, in very attractive period bindings.. Period Calf. Small Folio.

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        Mémoire sur la Population, dans lequel on indique le moyen de la rétablir, & de se procurer un Corps Militaire toujours subsistant & peuplant.

      A Londres 1768 - In-8 de 115 pp. 1 tableau replié. [GERDIL (Giacinto Sigismondo)]. Discours de la Nature, et des Effets du Luxe par le P.G.B. Chez les Freres Reycends, A Turin, 1768. In-8 de (2)-109 pp. [ROUSSEL DE LA TOUR]. Richesse de l'Etat. Sans lieu ni date (1763). In-8 de 16 pp. AUFFRAY (Jean). Idées Patriotiques, sur la Nécessité de rendre la Liberté au Commerce. A Lyon, chez Louis Cutty, 1762. In-8 de 38 pp. [MOREAU (Jacob-Nicolas)]. Entendons-nous, ou le Radotage du Vieux Notaire. Sans lieu ni date (1763). In-8 de 29 pp. CALVET. Dissertation sur un monument singulier des Utriculaires de Cavaillon. Où l'on éclaircit un point intéressant de la Navigation des Anciens. Avignon et Paris, Niel et Desaint. In-8 de 56-(4) pp. 1 planche hors-texte. 6 pièces reliées en 1 vol. in-8, basane havane, dos orné à nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge (reliure de l'époque). 1. Edition originale. Un des premiers travaux importants sur la population que Cerfvol essaya de faire passer comme étant de Voltaire, supercherie qui fut aisément démasquée par Grimm. L'ouvrage fut du reste saisi et détruit ; mais les formes d'imprimerie ont été conservées et ont servi à une réimpression sous le titre De l'Utilité civile et politique du Divorce, Genève, 1770. On a peu de renseignements sur la vie de ce jurisconsulte de la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle que Spengler a classé parmi les « repopulationnistes ». Le point de départ de sa doctrine est, en effet, la profonde dépopulation qu'il attribue à la France. Il se livre pour cela à un curieux calcul qui mérite attention, parce qu'on y trouve la première ébauche de ce que nous appelons aujourd'hui le taux net de reproduction. Cerfvol attribue les causes de cette dépopulation au célibat, et à sa suite le libertinage, l'indissolubilité du mariage et la stérilité de nombreux couples mariés etc. ; parmi les remèdes, il se prononce pour l'établissement du divorce, le mariage des soldats, l'accueil des soldats étrangers qui en se mariant deviennent français etc. Kress 6531 ; Einaudi 979 ; INED 1017 ; Spengler pp. 94-96. 2. Edition originale. Condamnation morale du luxe enrichie de données littéraires et historiques (Melon, Montesquieu etc.) « L'Evangile condamne le luxe. On s'est proposé dans cet écrit de faire voir que ce que l'Evangile condamne est toujours nuisible à la Société ». INED 2019bis. 3. Edition au format in-8 publiée la même année que l'originale in-4. « Ce court exposé économique, eut à l'époque un grand retentissement. il est tout à fait possible de créer une capitation personnelle, pemplaçant tous les impôts qui accablent le peuple. et impôt serait payé par toute la population répartie en vingt classes, et il serait proportionnel à leur aisance. Ce projet était étranger aux principes fondamentaux du Tableau économique, puisqu'il comportait la réduction de tous les impôts à une capitation personnelle. Mais la formule de l'impôt unique était une de celles auxquelles aboutissait la doctrine économique ». Kress, 6135 ; tirage différent de l'INED, 3966 et Einaudi, 4902. 4. Douze suggestions relatives à la réglementation des corporations commerçantes, pour favoriser la liberté. INED 135. 5. Nouveau tirage de l'édition originale. Seconde critique à propos de la Richesse de l'Etat dont Moreau condamne en particulier l'engouement pour les réformes fiscales : l'impôt doit être payé par tout le monde, mais sans cependant anéantir les privilèges. Moreau a foi en la caisse des amortisements, et il essaye de prouver qu'il n'y a point d'injustice dans la règle des remboursements que le Roi s'est proposé ; que cette règle aux remboursements effectifs, il y aura assez loin pour que le public revienne de la frayeur causée par les récents édits. Tirage différent de l'INED 3276, Kress 6123 et Einaudi 4011. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JOURNAL DU VOYAGE DE M. LE MARQUIS DE COURTANVAUX, SUR LA FREGATE L'AURORE, POUR ESSAYER PAR ORDRE DE L'ACADEMIE, PLUSIEURS INSTRUMENTS RELATIFS A LA LONGITUDE. MIS EN ORDRE PAR M PINGRE, CHANOINE REGULIER DE STE-GENEVIEVE, NOMME PAR L'ACADEMIE POUR COOPERER A LA VERIFICATION DESDITS INSTRUMENS, DE CONCERT AVEC M. MESSIER, ASTRONOME DE LA MARINE.

      DE L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE. 1768 - IN-4 (20 X 25,5 X 4 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (2) + VIII + 316 ET (3) PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN VEAU MARBRE, DOS A CINQ NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN HAVANE, FILET DORE SUR COUPES, TRANCHES ROUGES. ILLUSTRE D'UNE PLANCHE FRONTISPICE REPRESENTANT LA FREGATE L'AURORE, DE 4 PLANCHES REPLIEES DESSINEES PAR OZANNE ET GRAVEES PAR ELISABETH ET CAROLINE HAUSSARD, D'UNE CARTE REPLIEE DESSINEE PAR MESSIER ET GRAVEE PAR AUVRAY. EDITION ORIGINALE. (POLAK. 2098). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoires de Chirurgie, avec quelques remarques historiques. Sur l'Etat de la Médicine & de la Chirurgie en FRance & en Angleterre. 2 vols.

      - A Londres, chez. J. Nourse, 1768, 4°, (10). I-XVI, (8) pp., p.XVII, (1); (8), VIII pp., pp.401-828, (28), (13, 1) pp., mit 24 u.(2) Kupferstichtafel, 2 Pappbände der Zeit; unbeschnitten und fast durchgehend frisches Exemplar. First Edition! - - The present work includes Arnaud's 150 pages long with 6 plates illustrated "Dissertation sur les hermaphrodites," ** two memoirs on testicles (including one on problems of testicle descent peculiar to priests!), two memoirs on hernias of the epiploon (omentum majus) and crura, and a French translation (entitled "Recherches sur les hernies de naissance") of chapter IX of William Hunter's Medical Commentaries (1762), which includes John Hunter's "Observations on the state of the testis in the foetus, and on the hernia congenita." Other chapters are devoted to aneurisms and various surgical instruments. - - **) " 'Hermaphrodites Parfait' qui ont l'occasion de s'unir ensemble charnellement" ("two 'perfect hermaphrodites' who were able to unite themselves carnally"). This is the first time that we encounter the concept of the "perfect hermaphrodite", i.e. a person who is capable of both producing sperm and becoming pregnant. The concept of the "imperfect hermaprodite" also existed, referring to one who is not able to procreate and having characters of both sexes but in incomplete form." - "The existence of the condition of "perfect hermaphroditism" was confirmed by other surgeons. In 1768 George Arnaud de Ronsil described a famous case dating from 1663 in Valence, France: "Two young persons were married and some time later they were pregnant one of the other. They were persecuted as criminals, found guilty of an abominable crime and condemned to the fire, but Laurent Matheu, a Spanish doctor who was consulted about the case at the very moment that they were being taken to the place of the execution, decided in their favour, that the Church had given them the power of being United, and of being only one body." P.Santoni-Rugiu & P.J. Sykes, A History of Plastic Surgery (2007), pp.260-261 - - "Even if fanciful illustrations of hermaphrodites had occured several times in books and prints, the figures in Arnaud`s work and the two copperplates by Moreau le Jeune seem to be the earliest depictions in printed form of this phenomena drawn d`après nature." Libr. of the Karolinska Inst. 128f. - - TABLE DES PIECES - PREMIERE PARTIE : - La vie de Mr. HUNTER, Docteur en Medécine. - 1. MEMOIRE. Recherches sur la HERNIES de Naissance par le Docteur HUNTER, traduites de l'Anglois, avec des réfléxions pathologiques de l'Auteur de ces Mémoires, & trois Planches. - 2. MEMOIRE. Inconvéniens des DESCENTES, particuliers aux Prêtres de l'Eglise Romaine. - 3. MEMOIRE. Des différences locales des TESTICULES & de leur nombre indéterminé. - 4. MEMOIRE. Observations sur les ANEURISMES, deux Planches donnent les figures de Bandages propres à ces maladies. - 5. MEMOIRE. Observations sur une espéce particulière d'ANEVRISME, traduites de l'Anglois par l'Auteur de ces Mémoires, & une Planche. - 6. MEMOIRE. Dissertation sur les HERMAPHRODITES, & six Planches. - Table analytique des matières contenues dans la Première Partie. - - TABLE DES PIECES - SECONDE PARTIE - Avertissement. - 1. MEMOIRE. Recherche sur les HERNIES de l'EPIPLOON. - 2. MEMOIRE. Description d'une CHAISE chirurgicale, gravée en cinq Planches. - 3. MEMOIRE. Description d'un SPECULUM Uteri, & deux Planches. - 4. MEMOIRE. De l'opération de la HERNIE crurale dans l'Homme, avec deux Planches ; l'une relative aux Vaisseaux sanguins intéressés dans cette opération, l'autre représente les Instrumens qui y conviennent. - 5. MEMOIRE. DU SAPHYLETOME, OU Instrument propre à couper la Luette, avec une Planche. - Discours sur l'Anatomie en Francois & en Anglois. - TABLE analytique des matières contenues dans cette deuxiéme Partie. - - ARNAUD DE RONSIL (GEORGES), "a surgeon of some eminence in London, was originally a native of France, and a member of the . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        KOCH VON GAILENBACH, Markus Christoph (1699 - 1768). Kniestück en face des sechsunddreißigsten Bürgermeisters von Augsburg, stehend vor Draperie, rechts Ausblick auf eine Gutsanlage, unten Wappen und Inschrift.

      - Schabkunstblatt von Johann Elias Haid nach Gottfried Eichler, dat. 1768, 41 x 32,5 cm. Nicht im APK. - Der Patrizier war auch Ratsherr der Kaiser Franz I. - Unten mit weißen Rand mit geglätteter Faltspur. - Repräsentatives Porträt!

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        Die freye Perspektive, oder Anweisung jeden perspektivischen Aufriß von freyen Stücken und ohne Grundriß zu verfertigen. Zürich. Heidegger. 1759. (18 x 11 cm). (12) 196 (1) S. Mit 6 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. - Beigebunden: Derselbe. Kurzgefaßte Regeln zu perspectivischen Zeichnungen vermittelst eines zu deren Ausübung so wie auch zu geometrischen Zeichnungen eingerichteten Proportional-Zirkels.

      Augsburg Kletts Wittib 1768 - 32 S. Mit 2 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Zu I: Erste Ausgabe seines zweiten Werkes, in dem Lambert die Grundlehren der Zentral- und Parallelprojektion entwickelt. Damit begründet er noch vor Monge die beschreibende Geometrie als eigenständige Disziplin. "Intended for the artist wishing to give a perspective drawing without first having to construct a ground plan, it is nevertheless a masterpiece in descriptive geometry, containing a wealth of geometric discoveries" (DSB). - Poggendorff I, 1355; DSB 7, 599; Steck, Bibliographia Lambertiana I.3; Darmstaedter S. 203. - Zu II: Erste Ausgabe der Anleitung zur Herstellung von geometrischen und perspektivischen Zeichnungen mit Hilfe eines Proportionalzirkels, der von G. F. Brander in Augsburg entwickelt wurde und dessen Anwendungsmöglichkeiten Lambert hier an Beispielen beschreibt. - Steck, Bibliographia Lambertiana I.13; vgl. Druckschriften von G. F. Brander Nr. 16 (2. Auflage). - Exlibris. Text stellenweise etwas gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SELECTA NORIMBERGENSIA oder Sammlung verschiedener kleiner Ausführungen und Urkunden, welche größtentheils bisher noch nicht gedruckt gewesen sind, doch aber vor dienlich angesehen worden, die Geschichte des Burggrafthums und der Stadt Nürnberg in einigen Stucken zu erläutern. Ansbach.

      Anspach, Posch und Haueisen 1768 - 1774, 1768. 376, 366, 356, 336, 360 Seiten Gr.-8°, 3 Halbpergament und 1 Pergamentband, Rückentitel Kanten bestoßen, etwas beschabt, Band 3 ohne Rückentitel Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        A Six Weeks Tour,

      London: W. Nicoll,, 1768. through the Southern Counties of England and Wales. Describing particularly, I. The present State of Agriculture and Manufactures. II. The different Methods of cultivating the Soil. III. The Success attending some late Experiments on various Grasses, &c. IV. The various Prices of Labour and Privisions. V. The State of the Working Poor in those Counties, wherein the Riots were most remarkable. With Descriptions and Models of such invented Implements of Husbandry as deserve to be generally known: interspersed with Accounts of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and other Objects worthy of Notice. In several Letters to a Friend. By the Author of the Farmer's Letters. Octavo (199 x 121 mm). Contemporary speckled calf, decorative gilt spine, red morocco label, red speckled edges. Wood-engraved illustrations of farm machinery in the text. 19th-century engraved armorial bookplate of James FitzGerald Bannatyne (1833-1915) JP and Deputy Lieutenant of Devon, of Haldon House, Devon (demolished 1925). Bound without the half-title, corners a little worn, short split at head of joints but a most appealing copy. First edition of Young's second book, following The Farmer's Letters to the People of England (also 1768). "Arthur Young, like Jethro Tull, was a great agricultural reformer whose influence reached far beyond his own country. England, however, with its increased acreage of cultivated land resulting from the enclosure system, and the consequent rise of great landowners and farmers in the eighteenth century, especially welcomed innovations in agricultural methods. Arthur Young applied statistical methods to the study of agriculture, investigating both the statistics of production and the costs of this particular industry. He obtained his information from a series of extensive tours in England, Ireland and France, where he studied the state of agriculture at first hand. These journeys resulted in the publication of about two hundred and fifty books and pamphlets setting out his ideas and theories" (PMM). A very attractive copy of this key text.

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        A New Abridgment of the Law. 5 volume set

      London: J. Worrall & Co., A Shuckburgh, P. Uriel, W Owen, B. White, J. Rivington etc. G : in Good condition plus. Rebound with new eps. Spine lightly scuffed. Scattered foxing. 1768. The Third Edition Corrected, With many additional notes and references. Half-leather tan with brown cover. 350mm x 220mm (14" x 9"). 692pp; 687pp; 823pp; 698pp; 544pp; 12pp [index]. Volumes I to IV published 1768; volume V published 1770 and all printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers. N.B.: Heavy set- shipping supplement applies -please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. .

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        The poetical works

      Glasgow: printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis. 1768. "4 volumes, 12mo (in 6s), pp. xii, 162; [8], 176; [4], 242, [4], lvi, 195, [3]; engraved frontispiece in each volume (2 folding); full original mottled calf (likely from the Foulis bindery), gilt-decorated spines in 5 compartments, red morocco labels in 1; lightly rubbed, but a very good, sound set. Early ownership signature of Jane Stevenson at the top of each title page; bookplates of the Hope Trust, Edinburgh, and old, small, round accession labels at the gutter base of the front covers. This is the issue with the dagger symbols in the signature marks. Gaskell 481"

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        GENERAL WOLFE'S INSTRUCTIONS TO YOUNG OFFICERS: FIRST EDITION 1768.

      London, printed for J. Millan, 1768.Also his orders for a Battalion and an Army. Together with the orders and signals used in embarking and debarking an army by flat - bottom'd boats, &c. And a Placart to the Canadians, to which is prefixed the resolution of the House of Commons for his monument; and his character, and the dates of all his commissions. Also the duty of an adjutant and quarter - master, &c. FIRST EDITION 1768. Small 8vo, bound in sixes, approximately 170 x 100 mm, 6¾ x 4 inches, 2 full page plans, pages: Title page with adverts on verso, ix, [3], 1 - 106, bound in full calf, double ruled gilt border to covers, raised bands to spine, richly gilt in compartments, 2 contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, marbled endpapers. Couple of small light indentations to covers, text clean and bright, binding tight and firm. A very good plus copy of the first edition in an attractive binding. General James Wolfe (1727 ?" 1759) was a British Army officer, known for his training reforms but remembered chiefly for his victory over the French in Canada and establishing British rule there. This work is divided into 2 halves: the first contains General Wolfe's orders to the troops stationed at various towns in England and Scotland; the second contains his orders to the troops at various stations in Canada. At the head of the volume is a brief biographical sketch and at the end is the text of the placard which Wolfe published on his arrival in the River St. Lawrence, in 1759, requesting the surrender of the Canadians. Sabin, Dictionary of Books Relating to America, No. 104987. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Navis Aeria et elegiarum monobiblos.

      Roma, Giunchi, 1768, - in-8, pp. XVI, 146 (mancano in fine le pp. 147-151 di supplemento, e 1 di errata), leg. p. perg., tit oro al dorso. Edizione originale, rara. Vignetta al titolo (inc. Zaballi), e una tavola incisa in rame che raffigura la navis aeria. Finalini e capilettera xilografici. Poema in esametri latini che descrive un volo immaginario intorno al mondo su una barca che ricorda quella descritta da Francesco Lana nel suo "Prodromo ovvero saggio di alcune invenzioni nuove" del 1670. Brockett 13143. Caproni-Boffito p. 101. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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        Methodus excellentis pietatis indies ardenter Deum tri-unum adorandi dei virgineam matrem honorandi santosque caelites invocandi ... + Preces in processione theophorica ab ecclesia usitatae

      Prag: J. J. Clauser 1768 + J. C. Hraba OKart. mit gemusterten Deckeln, Rückenschildchen, Initialen, Kopf- und Schlussvignetten im Text, 366+43 Seiten, kl. 8°, leicht berieben und bestoßen, Seiten stellenweise etwas beschmutzt, sonst fest, sehr guter Zustand.Christentum, Theologie, Alte Drucke

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        Opuscules de chirurgie

      1768 - 2 parties en 1 volume in-4 de Paris, Guillaume Desprez, 1768-72, , 2 parties en 1 volume in-4 de (8), 253 et (3) pages, puis VIII, 306 et (2) pages, demi-basane à coins de l'époque, dos à nerfs, Première édition de cet important ouvrage dans l'histoire de la neurochirurgie. En effet, dans la première partie, Morand décrit plusieurs observations d'opérations, réalisées par lui-même, sur le cerveau. Notamment, la première opération d'un "abcès au cerveau" réalisée avec succès par Morand par trépanation de la mastoïde (voir Garrison and Morton, 4851). "Surgical drainage of a brain abscess was first performed by the surgeon Morand (1768), who successfully operated in 1752 for a temporosphenoidal abscess. The patient, a monk, had otorrhea followed by a mastoid abscess, which Morand drained." (Garrison/McHenry, p. 402). Le célèbre chirurgien réfléchit aussi aux techniques d'amputation de la cuisse dans son articulation avec l'os de la hanche, expérimentées sur des animaux, et propose de riches remarques sur l'opération de la taille ou sur des interventions chirurgicales suites à des plaies d'armes à feu. Bon exemplaire dans sa reliure d'époque, et à l'intérieur très frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Physiocratie, ou constitution naturelle de gouvernement le plus avantageux au genre humain. Recueil publié par Du Pont, des Sociétés Royales d'Agriculture de Soissons & d'Orleans, & Correspondant de la Société d'Émulation de Londres.

      

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        A VIEW OF THE HARBOUR AND CITY OF THE HAVANA, TAKEN FROM JESU DEL MONTE.

      London: John Bowles [et al], []. 1768 - Engraved view (14 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches), matted (20 x 26 1/2 inches). Plate with mild age toning, but generally very good, clean impression with slight instances of foxing at margins of sheet (not affecting image). A rare mid-18th-century view of Havana and the surrounding landscape and seascape, one of a set of six engraved views of Cuba from the famous SCENOGRAPHIA AMERICANA. All of these Cuban views were executed by Elias Durnford, an engineer with the British expedition which seized Havana from the Spanish in 1762. The British remained in control for over a year before returning the city to Spain in the Peace of 1763 in exchange for the Floridas. Durnford's views are some of the finest produced of any of the Caribbean islands in the 18th century. The present engraving provides a good view of Havana from the land side, with an expansive pastoral view of fields and palm trees extending to the harbor. Several ships are seen in the harbor itself, with additional lands and the sea beyond found in the distance. The SCENOGRAPHIA AMERICANA was the brainchild of Thomas Pownall, who served as governor of several British provinces in North America and was himself a capable topographical artist. He commissioned, and in several cases personally drew, scenes in British North America from Quebec to the Caribbean. The views are generally found individually in the marketplace, and the set is best known for the famous Howdell views of New York and the Boston and Charleston panoramas. Originally issued in parts, followed by a single volume with twenty-eight plates, only a few complete sets of the SCENOGRAPHIA AMERICANA exist. The Cuba views, which are among the rarest, were originally issued in a fascicle of six. The present plate provides one of the finest 18th- century views of Havana. SABIN 77467. HOWES S140. DEÁK, PICTURING AMERICA 106 (for list of the plates in SCENOGRAPHIA AMERICANA).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Gruendliche Anweisung alle Arten von Voegeln zu fangen, einzustellen, abzurichten, zahm zu machen, ihre Eigenschaften zu erkennen, Pastarden zu ziehen, ihnen fremden Gesang zu lernen, und sie zum aus- und einfliegen zu gewöhnen. Nebst Anmerkungen über Hervieur von Canarien Vögeln und Joseph Mitelli Jagdlust.

      Nürnberg, Monath 1768; ca 17x12 cm; (14) 696 (8) Seiten mit gest. Frontispiz und 45 teils gefalteten Kupfertafeln; Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit überaus reicher Rückenvergoldung und farbigem Rückenschild (Einband gering bestoßen; fleckenfreies, wohlerhaltenes und sehr dekoratives Exemplar!) Lindner 11.1591.08. Zweite nach Pernaus Tod veröffentlichte Ausgabe. Wöllner: \"Dieses ist das vollständigste Buch von dieser Materie, so wir haben ...\". Versand D: 5,00 EUR Jagd

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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