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        L'infortunée sicilienne histoire et aventures galantes et tragiques d'Adel

      à Paris: Chez Cailleau, 1768. Fine. Chez Cailleau, à Paris 1768, In 12 (10x17cm), (4) 167pp., (4) 116pp. (4), relié. - The First edition date of 1722. The first illustrated edition was published in 1742, itself containing five fig. unsigned. All editions of this novel seem uncommon. The title page does not contain the name of the author. Fashion exotic stories added a first title that is not found in other editions, which could be confused with this work of Claude-François Lambert: The Sicilian unfortunate, or memories and adventures of the Countess Carini (1743 ). Absent Cohen (books fig. Eighteenth). Full Calf blond contemporary. Smooth back decorated. Part of title in red morocco, and volume number in brown calf. Nice copy. The novel begins with a brief history of Sicily which places his destiny under the sign of the tragedy. Sicily is dominated by Spain when this story begins with many adventures, and whose model is yet to get Heliodorus and the Greek novels. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] L'édition originale date de 1722, elle était illustrée de 4 figures. Cette nouvelle édition est illustrée de 5 figures non signées, retirées de l'originale. Toutes les éditions de ce roman paraissent peu courantes. La page de titre ne contient pas le nom de l'auteur. La mode des histoires exotiques a ajouté un premier titre qui ne se trouve pas dans les autres éditions, et qui pourrait faire confondre cet ouvrage avec celui de Claude-François Lambert : L'infortunée sicilienne, ou mémoires et aventures de la comtesse Carini (1743). Absent à Cohen (Livres à fig. XVIIIe). Reliure en plein veau blond d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en veau brun. Agréable exemplaire. Le roman commence par une brève histoire de la Sicile qui place son destin sous le signe de la tragédie. La Sicile est dominée par l'Espagne quand débute cette histoire aux multiples péripéties, et dont le modèle est à aller chercher encore vers Héliodore et les romans grecs.

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        Oeuvres de Jean Racine avec des commentaires par M Luneau de Boisjermain

      à Paris: De l'imprimerie de Louis Cellot, 1768. Fine. De l'imprimerie de Louis Cellot, à Paris 1768, 7 tomes en 7 Vol. in 8 (12,5x19,5cm), relié. - First printing of this famous edition of Racine, illustrated with a portrait of Racine by Santerre and 12 figures Plover engraved by Duclos, Flipart Lemire, Lempereur Levasseur. The figures are not are captioned, and the announcement Cohen. "Besides Figures are almost always without a caption containing many copies of prints made with caches" The illustration does contain a portrait of Racine that Cohen does not mention. etchings are printed on heavy paper. Additional engraving was added to the Iphigenia piece Dugourc representing Calchas. Sheepskin brown marbled Full time. spine tooled raised. Piece title in red morocco and volume number in orange morocco Triple fillet border on covers Lack head of Volume I;.. Head of Volume VII threadbare Fens tail of Volumes I, II, III, and VI with light gaps slot leading to the upper jaw.. of Volume VI, and tail of Volume V. Despite the shortcomings mentioned, good general appearance Superb sought to finesse edition prints of Plover. Subscriber List at the end of the last volume. According QuÚrard, the comment attributed to the Luneau Boisjermain really Blin of Sainmore who had sold him the right property. Volumes VI and VII, which are well marked "London," is devoted to prose and do not have a figure. Volume VII also contains the correspondence of Racine. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Premier tirage de cette fameuse édition de Racine, illustrée d'un portrait de Racine par Santerre, et de 12 figures de Gravelot gravées par Duclos, Flipart, Lemire, Lempereur, Levasseur. Les figures ne sont pas sont légendées, ainsi que l'annonce Cohen : " Les figures d'ailleurs, sont presque toujours sans légende, beaucoup d'exemplaires renfermant des épreuves tirées avec caches ». L'illustration contient bien le portrait de Racine que ne mentionne pas Cohen. Les gravures sont tirées sur papier fort. Une gravure supplémentaire a été ajoutée dans la pièce Iphigénie de Dugourc, représentant Calchas. Reliure en pleine basane brune marbrée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin orange. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Manque en tête du tome I ; Tête du tome VII élimée. Fens en queue des tomes I, II, III, et VI avec légers manques. Fente en tête au mors supérieur du tome VI, et en queue du tome V. Malgré les défauts mentionnés, bon aspect général. Superbe édition recherchée pour la finesse des gravures de Gravelot. Liste des souscripteurs en fin du dernier volume. D'après Quérard, le commentaire attribué à Luneau de Boisjermain est réellement de Blin de Sainmore qui le lui aurait vendu, avec le droit de propriété. Les tomes VI et VII, qui portent bien la mention « Londres », sont consacrés aux oeuvres en prose et n'ont pas de figure. Le tome VII contient en outre la correspondance de Racine.  

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        Tratado del Origen y Arte de Escribir Bien EDITION ORIGINALE

      Barcelona: en la imprenta de Carlos Sapera., 1768. Fine. en la imprenta de Carlos Sapera., Barcelona 1768, in Folio (21x31cm), (10) 116pp. 25 pl., relié. - first edition (edition of 1766 is a fictional statement for 1770) illustrated 25 boards calligraphy, the last three are the different alphabets, Samaritan, Arabic ... well above the three boards are boards engraved (dècor capital letters). Note p. 40 great vignette representing an alphabet in a circle whose center is a star. The following title sheet is also engraved plate is the dedication to the king, with his medallion portrait, a succession of loops form the character and decor. We were unable to determine if this first edition contained the portrait of the author found in the editions of 1770, which also have significant differences from the first edition. A single copy of the BN France 1768, none in French catalogs. The British Library has a copy of the edition of 1766 (1770) and another one from 1768. Scroll of flexible full time. Smooth spine with title along with pen, faded and difficult to read. Some spots on the boards. A pale yellow wetness on the title page, with brown margins slip. The book is not only an account of the art of writing, but also a linguistic Treaty and phonetics of the Spanish language, with provincial differences ... Etiquette Libros Antiguos Puvill. Barcelona. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale (l'édition de 1766 étant une mention fictive pour 1770) illustrée de 25 planches calligraphiques, dont les trois dernières ne sont que les différents alphabets, samaritain, arabe... de même les trois planches qui précèdent ne sont pas des planches gravées (lettres majuscules floréales). A noter p. 40 une grande vignette représentant un abécédaire dans un cercle dont le centre est une étoile. Le feuillet qui suit le titre est également une planche gravée, c'est la dédicace au roi, avec son portrait en médaillon, une succession de boucles forment le personnage et le décor. Nous n'avons pu déterminer si cette première édition contenait le portrait de l'auteur qu'on trouve dans les éditions de 1770, lesquelles possèdent par ailleurs des différences notables avec la première édition. Un seul exemplaire à la BN de France de 1768, aucun dans les catalogues français. La British Library possède un exemplaire de l'édition de 1766 (1770) et un autre de celle de 1768. Reliure en plein Parchemin d'époque souple. Dos lisse avec titre en long à la plume, estompé et peu lisible. Quelques tâches sur les plats. Une mouillure jaune pâle sur la page de titre, ayant bruni les marges du feuillet. L'ouvrage n'est pas seulement un exposé de l'art de l'écriture, mais également un traité linguistique et phonétique de la langue espagnole, avec les différences provinciales... Etiquette Libros Antiguos Puvill. Barcelona.

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        Les singularités de la nature Par un académicien de Londres de Boulogne EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Basle: S.n., 1768. Fine. S.n., A Basle 1768, In 8 (12x19,8cm), vij (1) 124pp., broché. - First Edition. Rare. According Bengesco (2, p.228), the book was published in Geneva or Paris, the true original publication indicating its title vignette: two characters looking at a snail (as in this copy). Brochire waiting on handmade paper. The back has disappeared, two paper webs connect the boards. Folded corners at the beginning and end of the book. The book consists of miscellanea, ie varied and disparate Article by turning around the broad theme of nature; Chapters are usually short and can focus on serious subjects: polipes or not serious: the cave of the fairies, a woman who has given birth to a rabbit, monsters ... These are all cases as many subjects as Voltaire bites of his thinking or mood. Lack 7p. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare. Selon Bengesco (2, p.228), l'ouvrage a été édité à Genève ou Paris, la véritable édition originale se signalant par sa vignette de titre : 2 personnages examinant un escargot (cas de notre exemplaire). Brochure d'attente sous papier à la cuve. Le dos ayant disparu, deux bandes de papier relient les plats. Coins repliés en début et fin d'ouvrage. L'ouvrage est constitué de miscellanées, c'est à dire d'article variés et hétéroclites tournant ici autour du thème large de la nature ; les chapitres sont le plus souvent courts et peuvent s'attacher à des sujets sérieux : des polipes, ou non sérieux : de la grotte des fées, d'une femme ayant accoucher d'un lapin, des monstres... Ce sont en tous les cas autant de sujets que Voltaire pique de sa réflexion ou de son humeur. Manque 7p.

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        Nouveau traité de géographie [suivi de] Géographie universelle EDITION ORIGINALE

      à La Hage et à Strasbourg: Chez Pierre Gosse Junior et Daniel Pinet, 1768. Fine. Chez Pierre Gosse Junior et Daniel Pinet, à La Hage et à Strasbourg 1768 -1779, 14 tomes en 14 volumes Pet. in-8 (10,5x18cm), (28) 628pp. et (1) 670pp. (72p. tab.) et (1f. tit.) (2p. errata) 616pp. (50p. tab.) et (1f. tit.) 634pp. et (1f. tit.) 638pp. (88p. tab.) et XV ; 622pp. et (1f. tit.) 646pp. et (1f. fx. tit.) (1f. tit.) 764pp. et (1f. fx. tit.) (1f. tit.) 808pp. et (1f. f, reliés. - Volume 1: Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, Sweden. Volume 2: Russia, Prussia, Poland Volume 3: Hungary, Turkey in Europe, Portugal, Spain Volumes 4 and 5: France Volumes 6-11: German Empire Volume 12: Italy Volume 13: Italy and Great Britain Toime 14: Republic of the Swiss, those of the United Provinces and those of the Netherlands - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale française, traduite par par Gérard de Rayneval, Pfeffel et J.-F. de Bourgoing. On ne doit pas confondre cette édition avec celle traduite et abrégée par Bérenger en 1782 en 12 volumes, dont 3 volumes par Bérenger lui-même pour l'Afrique, l'Amérique et l'Asie. Tome 1 : Danemark, Norvège, Islande, Groënland, Suède. Tome 2 : Russie, Prusse, Pologne Tome 3 : Hongrie, Turquie en Europe, Portugal, Espagne Tomes 4 et 5 : France Tomes 6 à 11 : Empire d'Allemagne Tome 12 : Italie Tome 13 : Italie et Grande Bretagne Tome 14 : République des Suisses, celles des Provinces unies et celles des Pays Bas   Reliures en demi veau blond d'époque marbré. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin beige, et de tomaison en maroquin noir (4 très frottées). Assez bel ensemble en veau blond. 7 coiffes de têtes avec manques. Quelques coins légèrement émoussées. Cette excellente collection connut un grand succès et constitue une étape incontournable dans l'histoire de la géographie moderne, Busching imposant un nouveau concept dans celui de la géographie, celui de l'état nation.

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        Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire ottomane EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Vincent, 1768. Fine. Chez Vincent, à Paris 1768, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. pet. in 8 (10,5x17,5cm), xxiij, 694pp. (8) et (5) 786pp; (1), relié. - First Edition. Full blond marbled calf iced contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Spare black volume number very rubbed, some unreadable letters. Caps head with small gaps. Some corners bumped. Despite the shortcomings reported good copy. The introduction tells the story of the ancient Turks until the founding of the Ottoman Empire. Along with Ottoman history, and often opposite, the book gives the history of contemporary princes of Eastern Europe (Hungary, Poland, Russia) and Asia. They would actually all part of the same strain, the same origins, Huns and Tartars. In addition, tables are used to embrace the history of Europe, Turks and Asia. In his short preface, the author denies any drought punctuated his stories with notes and anecdotes on the manners and customs, and trying to make the accumulation of facts and events in the form of stories. Attached an explanation of Turkish words Commonly Used work. In short, careful and accurate compilation, trying to embrace the history of a people and its place in world history. The juxtaposition of contemporary stories can address some understanding of the work of a people closely related to its sovereign. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en plein veau blond marbré glacé d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge. Pièces de tomaison noires très frottées, rendant illisibles certaines lettres. Coiffes de tête avec petits manques. Certains coins émoussés. Malgré les défauts signalés, bon exemplaire. L'introduction narre l'histoire des anciens Turcs jusqu'à la fondation de l'Empire Ottoman. Parallèlement à l'histoire ottomane, et même souvent en regard, le livre donne l'histoire des princes contemporains d'Europe de l'Est (Hongrie, Pologne, Russie) et d'Asie. Ils feraient effectivement tous partie d'une même souche, de mêmes origines, tartares et huns. En outre, des tableaux permettent d'embrasser l'histoire de l'Europe, des Turcs et de l'Asie. Dans sa courte préface, l'auteur se défend de toute sécheresse, ayant ponctué ses récits de notes et d'anecdotes sur les mœurs et les coutumes, et tâchant de rendre l'accumulation de faits et événements sous la forme de récits. En annexe une explications des mots turcs usités dans l'ouvrage. En bref, une compilation judicieuse et précise, cherchant à embrasser l'histoire d'un peuple et sa place dans l'histoire du monde. La juxtaposition des histoires contemporaines permet d'aborder une certaine compréhension de la marche d'un peuple lié étroitement à ses souverains.

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        Historia de la conquista de mexico poblacion y progressos de la America s

      En Madrid: En la impreta de Don Antonio Mayoral, 1768. Fine. En la impreta de Don Antonio Mayoral, En Madrid 1768, Pet. in 4 (15x21cm), (24) 549pp., relié. - New edition, published after the original printing in 1684 on two colonnes.Plein Velin flexible time. Smooth spine with title pen. Traces of laces. Binding parts of the book, and wearing a wide gap by queue.Célèbre book whose story had a great impact in Europe, particularly in France by its translation in 1692 Rivadeneyra was appointed historian of India. The book tells the shipment of Cortes and the conquest of Mexico, or more precisely of the Aztec empire, otherwise known as New Spain. The main sources that the author used were letters of Cortez and the works of Lopez de Gomara. The book also tells the many relationships What would Montezuma Cortez and provide interesting insights into the manners and customs of the Indians. Many economic information on the population and the growth of the colony. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après l'originale parue en 1684. Impression sur deux colonnes. Reliure en plein vélin souple d'époque. Dos lisse avec titre à la plume. Traces de lacets. Reliure détachée de l'ouvrage, et portant un large manque en queue. Célèbre ouvrage dont l'histoire eut un grand retentissement en Europe, et notamment en France par sa traduction en 1692. Rivadeneyra avait été nommé historiographe des Indes. L'ouvrage conte l'expédition de Cortes et la conquête du Mexique, ou plus précisément de l'empire des Aztèques, autrement appelé Nouvelle Espagne. Les principales sources que l'auteur utilisa furent les lettres de Cortez et les œuvres de Lopez de Gomara. Le livre conte en outre les nombreuses relations qu'eut Cortez avec Montezuma et donnent d'intéressants aperçus sur les mœurs et les coutumes des indiens. Nombreux renseignements économiques sur la population et l'accroissement de la colonie.?

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        The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire . The Second Edition. Illustrated with seventy-three copper plates

      T. Spilsbury, for W. Herbert [et. al.], London 1768 - (18 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches). Engraved double-page map, 8 plates of arms, 64 engraved views of the houses and gardens, engraved by Kip. Contemporary russia, covers bordered in gilt, spine with raised bands in eight compartments, green morocco lettering piece in the second, the others with an overall repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers A very fine large and thick paper copy of a noted 18th century English work on architecture and garden design, with engravings by Kip in a beautiful binding Although intended as a county history, Atkyn's Gloucester is celebrated for its engraved views by Kip depicting the early 18th century country life of England's nobility, with beautiful engravings of their stately homes and formal gardens. First published in 1712, the work is one of the best topographical works of the eighteenth century. The present second edition is noted for its high quality of printing and paper; the portrait of the author, included in the first edition, was omitted from the second. Brunet I, 539; Upcott I, p. 250. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ANS] Dolley Payne Todd Madison

      - [ANS] Dolley Payne Todd Madison (1768-1849), entertaining as wife of James Madison, Secretary of State. Manuscript note "Mr. Madison request the pleasure of Mr. Hunt's company at dinner on Thursday next ½ past 3 o'clock, dated Dec. 19, 1803, in the hand of Dolley Madison. Dolley;s love of entertaining led to Thomas Jefferson's asking for her assistance in entertaining which was simplified since her husband James Madison lived in the White house with Jefferson. Acting as hostess for Jefferson provided her with a great deal of experience in Washington's political and social scenes. Dolley became one of the most powerful first ladies in Washington (and the first to be known as First Lady) when her husband became president. Paper measures 8" x 9 ½" with folds, some toning and marks where seal resided.

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        The History And Antiquities Of The Most Ancient Town And Borough Of Colchester In Essex In Three Books, Collected Chiefly From Manuscripts With An Appendix Of Records And Original Papers

      for T Osborne, J Whiston, S Baker, L Davis, C Reymers & B White 1768. 2nd edition, improved., Contemporary half Morocco, VG. folio, [iv]+195+28pp, folding map of Colchester, 10 further engraved plates including 2 folding, index, rubbed a little, but a nice clean copy. Small closed tear to the map & very slight loss to a few letters on 1pp.. Good history of Colchester, with the appendix.

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        ?'uvres, avec des commentaires, par Luneau de Boisjermain

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

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        Elementa metallurgiæ, speciatim chemicæ conscripta atque observationibus, experimentis et figuris ænis illustrata.

      (Uppsala), J. Edman, 1768. 8:o. Grav. titelblad,(16),440 s. & 1 utvikbar grav. plansch. Med en grav. titelvinjett på s. (1). Ngt nött men trevligt samtida hfrbd med upphöjda bind, rikt guldornerad rygg, ljusbrun titeletikett av glättad papp och röda snitt. Ett minimalt maskhål nedtill i främre falsen. Några små bläckstänk på främre pärmen och även på främre snittet, vilket till viss del trängt in i yttermarginalen på sina håll. Sporadiska fläckar i nedre marginalen, t.ex. på s. 59. En raderad namnteckning på frampärmens insida, en gammal överstruken namnteckning och numrering på försättsbladet och under dessa en nyare handskriven gåvovers. Samma namnteckning är skriven upp och ned på den sista planschen. Med Astrid Tottie Sondéns exlibris.. Utgiven på C. A. Askergrens förlag. Den fina vinjetten graverad av J. Gillberg sitter ovanför den tryckta dedikationen till Gustav III. Utkom i tysk översättning 1770. Wallerius framställning av metallurgins grundvalar skiljer sig ifrån tidigare böcker i ämnet, t.ex. Schlüters digra "Unterricht von Hüttewercken" och Swedenborgs monografier över järn och koppar. Medan dessa var empirisk-tekniska, skrivna för verksamma bergsmän var Wallerius arbete av annat slag. Han försummar inte, som Lindroth skriver, det utvärtes och redogör för malmådror, gruvbrytningsteknik och ugnstyper. Men det väsentliga var vad som skedde i rostar och smältugnar, han ville skapa en kemisk metallurgi, något som än idag tillhör den praktiska kemins mest besvärliga områden. Detta är den första utgåvan av Wallerius föreläsningar i metallurgi vid Uppsala universitet

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        Statuti del Sacro Monte della Pietà di Roma rinnovati nell anno MDCCLXVII

      Stamparia Ermateniana [1768], Roma - Legatura coeva in piena pelle con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. (qualche abrasione e forellino di tarlo al piatto anteriore). Tagli rossi. Carte di guardia e poche altre pagine ingiallite, ma bell esemplare. Rossetti, 10332. 4to (cm. 27,6), XII pp., 5 cc.nn., 219 pp. con una bella antiporta figurata, una tavola a piena pagina incisa su rame n.t. Fregi e capilettera figurati (segue) Bolle e Privilegj del Sacro Monte della Pietà di Roma, ibidem, XII pp., una tav. a piena pagina f.t., 163 pp. Fregi e capilettera figurati. Graziose vignette incise ai due frontespizi. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A SIX WEEKS TOUR, 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, etc. IV. The various Prices of Labour and Provisions. V. The State of the Working Poor in those Counties, wherein the Riots were most remarkable. WITH DESCRIPTIONS and MODELS of such new 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.

      W. Nicoll, at the Paper-Mill, No. 51, in St. Paul's Church-Yard. London, 1768 - First Edition. 8vo, [2] + 284 pp; without the half-title and final blank leaf which are sometimes present, but the text is complete, with seven woodcut illustrations. Bound in quarter calf, spine with raised bands, and title label, over marbled boards. This work was the beginning of a most exhaustive inquiry into the state of British agriculture. It began almost by accident, with a simple recording of the crop rotations, the implements used, the cost of labour and provisions, the size of farms, and the horses or oxen employed on holdings of different sizes. Passing reference is also made to local industries, such as the manufacture of Witney blankets, and useful facts and figures about them are mentioned. The work encompasses a vast amount of information that was to transform agriculture in these islands and beyond. KENT AGRICULTURE KENT AGRICULTURE COMMERCE- INDUSTRY SCIENCE- NATURAL HISTORY SOCIAL HISTORY TOPOGRAPHY BRITISH EUROPE LEATHER PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN KENT Goldsmiths 10407; Higgs 4283; PMM 214; Fussell, More Old English farming books, pp. 71-72, Gazley, The Life of Arthur Young, p. 35.

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        Opera omnia, iam olim ad manuscriptos codices Romanos, Gallicanos, Anglicanos emendata, aucta & illustrata notis, studio & labore Monachorum [...]: nunc autem a Johanne Baptista Gallicciolli [...]. 17 Bände.

      Venedig, Typographia Sansoni , 1768-1776.. 4°. Mit einem Titelportrait. Erster Titel in Rot u. Schwarz. Titeln m. gest. Vignette. Mit zahlr. Holzschn.-Vignetten u. -Initialen im Text. Zus. ca. 6800 S., Pgmt.-Bde. d. Zt. m. durchzogenen Bünden, je 2 goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt.. Gregor der Große (Gregorius, als Papst Gregor I.;um 540-604) war von 590 bis 604 Papst. Er gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Päpste und ist der jüngste der vier großen lateinischen Kirchenlehrer der Spätantike. - Der letzte Band mit umfangreichem Register. - Einbände etw. beschabt, bestoßen u. angestaubt. Vorderdeckeln m. Bibl.-Schildern. Rückenschilder tlw. beschabt bzw. m. kl. Fehlstellen (ein Band ohne Rückenschilder). Titelbll. gestempelt. Schwach gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig u. vereinzelt etw. angestaubt. -

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        Familiar Architecture: Consisting of Original Designs of Houses for Gentlemen and Tradesmen, Parsonages and Summer-Retreats; With Back-Fronts, Sections, Etc., Together with Banqueting-Rooms, Churches, and Chimney-Pieces, To which is Added, The Masonry of the Semicircular and Elliptical Arches, with Practical Remarks

      [?Norwich:] Printed for the Author, 1768. First edition, folio (350 x 280mm), large paper copy, [2], viii, [9]-30, [2, list of subscribers]pp., 60 engraved plates, printed certification at foot of title "N.B. No Copy of this Work is authentic that has not my Name in my own Hand-Writing affixed to it in the Title Page" signed by author, some light spotting, worm track to lower blank margin of final three plates, cont. quarter calf, marbled paper boards, joints split, upper cover almost detached, uncut. Pattern book of designs for city and country houses, parsonages, retreats, churches, chimney pieces, etc., "The text consists of "Practical Remarks on Arches, &c." (pp. 9-18), drawing on Rawlin's occupational expertise, and plate descriptions (pp. 19-30) which give the intended purpose and location of individual designs, their dimensions, and a key to each plan. Altogether there are designs for 32 dwellings, two banqueting rooms, and three churches, plus additional plates illustrating chimneypieces and techniques of arch construction."—Archer. Thomas Rawlins (1727-1789). He was both an architect and a sculptor exhibiting architectural designs at the Society of Artists and Royal Academy in the Late 1770s. This work was probably printed in Norwich, having been published by the author in Norwich, and by Abraham Webber, Henry Webley and Francis Newbery in London. Variant edition with "References to the Apparatus" incorporated in the explanation of Pl. LX on page 30 (see Fowler 275); Archer 273.1; Harris 730; RIBA 2716; Millard II, 64 (1795 ed.).

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        NAVIS AERIA ET ELEGIARUM MONOBIBLOS

      Romae, excudebat Paullus Giunchius, 1768. In-16 gr. (mm. 190 x 130), p. pergam. antica con unghie (risg. rifatti), dorso a cordoni con tit. mss., pp. XVI,151, con una vignetta inc. da Antonio Zaballi al frontespizio e 1 bella tavola, pure inc. in rame, che illustra una curiosa ?"Navis Aeria?"; ornato da numerosi finalini xilografati. Rara "prima edizione" di un poema latino che riporta una dettagliata descrizione di un viaggio immaginario attraverso il mondo, inclusi Peru, Canada, ecc. Cfr. Boffito, p. 467 - Choix de Olschki,VI,8019 - Brockett,13142 - Caproni/Bertarelli, p. 101 - Sommervogel,VIII, 1451 - Maggs (Cat. 619), n. 56. Solo qualche lieve alone margin. altrim. esemplare con barbe, ben conservato.

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        An Essay Concerning Human Understanding in Four Books

      UK: H. Woodfall, A. Millar, J. Beecroft et al.. London, H. Woodfall, A. Millar, J. Beecroft et al., 1768. Sixteenth Edition in two volumes. A near fine copy with a bookbinder's sticker to the rear pastedowns, a little wear to the page block edges. The books have been rebacked (presumably by the binder on the sticker). Ownership inscription to endpapers. Full period calf with raised bands. Presents very well. . Near Fine. Hardback. Later Edition. 1768.

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        Uncialaeum selectum Wezlariense. Das ist Genaue Recensir- und Beschreibung eines gesammleten Vorraths von 784 Stücke auserlesener Cabinets-Thaler fast von allen Sorten. Dabey zugleich ihrer jedem, per distictas Classes et Gradus, diejenige Rang-Stelle angewiesen ist, welche ihme seiner Qualität und Beschaffenheit nach gebühret. Nebst einem Anhange von 92 Münzen und Medaillen. Zweite verbesserte Auflage.

      - Wetzlar, Winkler, 1768. 8vo. 16 Bll., 336 S. Schlichter Pappband d. Zt. mit hs. Rückentitel. Dieser Beitrag zum "Thaler-Studium" aus dem Besitz des königlichen Hauses Hannover enthält, da sich jeder Herrscher einen eigenen Taler prägen ließ, die kritischen Beschreibungen von römisch-kaiserlichen sowie herrschaftlichen Talern der deutschen sowie europäischen Fürstentümer, päpstlichen Scudis u.a. - Valentin Ferdinand von Gudenus war Reichskammergerichts-Assessor in Wetzlar. Sein Forschungsgebiet war vornehmlich die Mainzer Geschichte, aber auch die "Rezension" von Urkunden, Münzen und Medaillen. - Etwas berieben, bestoßen und angestaubt. Monogrammstempel von Ernst August Herzog von Cumberland auf dem Titel. - Lipsius/Leitzmann I, 163. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MANUAL DE TESTAR, DIVIDIR Y PARTIR, y discurso contra la instruccion de Escrivanos de Joseph Juan y Colom

      1768 - BERNI Y CATALA, Doctor Don Joseph.- MANUAL DE TESTAR, DIVIDIR Y PARTIR, y discurso contra la instruccion de Escrivanos de Joseph Juan y Colom, añadidos en la segunda impresión. Su autor. Tercera edición; En Madrid, en la Imprenta de Francisco Xavier Garcia año de 1768. 12º (145 x 100 mm), perg. 3 hs. + 66 p. + un estado plegado. Obra útil en materia de derecho sucesorio del célebre jurista valenciano. Muy crítico con la práctica de su profesión en el s. XVIII valenciano compendia y aclara la contradictoria legislación sucesoria de la época. Perfecto ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A view in Hudson's River of the Entrance of what is called the Topan Sea. Vue sur la Riviere d'Hudson, de l'entree counue sous le nom de Mer de Topan. Sketch'd on the SPOT by his Excellency Governor Pownal, Painted by Paul Sandby, Engraved by Peter Benazech

      printed for John Bowles, Robert Sayer, Thos. Jefferys, Carington Bowles and Henry Parker, London 1768 - Copper engraving by Peter Benazech, after Pownall. This fine print from the famously rare Scenographia Americana series is after a drawing by Governor Pownall, colonial governor of Massachusetts. This idyllic scene depicts a portion of the Hudson known as the Tappan Zee, a long widening of the river that occurs about ten miles north of Manhattan. The artist, from a rather high elevation, looks north with the Palisades on his left and the rolling hills of Westchester on his right, where tiny farmhouses are just visible. The contrast between this place as it was and as it is now is, to say the least, astonishing. Published following the conclusion of the French and Indian War, and in a period of great public interest in the American colonies, the Scenographia Americana was the first book dedicated to a large-scale artistic depiction of the American landscape. From the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the West indies, the scenes include locations of battles, views of strategic provincial capitals, and newly secured areas of commercial importance. Just as clear is the celebration of nature's 'astonishingly great' expanse, to cite Pownall, great in width and in height. Here are harbors and rivers, cascades, forests and skies" (Hood). "The Scenographia Americana begins with views from Canada: Quebec City, the Montmorency Falls, Cape Rouge, the Gaspé, Rock Percé, the Miramichi Valley, Montreal, and Louisbourg . Then follow four views of cities in long-settled British North America: New York (twice), Boston, and Charleston. Next are four views of dramatic river landscapes in New York and New Jersey: the Jersey Palisades, the Catskills as seen from the Hudson, the Great Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River, and the Passaic River Falls . The next two prints show the Moravian settlement at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and an imaginary scene of an American farm . The rest of the series shifts to the Caribbean, with four views of the harbor and city of Havana, two street scenes of Havana, one view of the British attack on Roseau, Dominique, and three scenes around Guadeloupe (one of a battle and two of the British occupation forces) ." (Crowley). "The work is more than neatly done. All the prints are exceptionally well executed with respect to the original topographic projections as well as in the engraving of the plates. Five print publishers . were involved in promoting the series" (Deak). "These views are second in quantity only to those that appeared in the Atlantic Neptune . In quality they are second to none of the eighteenth century productions" (Fowble).

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        Traité d'architecture, ou proportions des trois ordres grecs, sur un module de douze parties. Par Jean Antoine, Architecte & Arpenteur Général du Départment de Metz

      Treves: Imprimerie Electorale , 1768. Hardcover. Near Fine. Large 4to [25.5 x 19.5 cm]. (27) ff., pp. 1-132; 129-186, (5) folding plates, numerous woodcut illustrations in text, over 30 of them full-page. Bound in contemporary sprinkled calf, raised bands, gilt title label on spine, some scuffing to boards, upper board tender, edges sprinkled red, internally a very fresh copy with broad margins, excellent. Rare first and sole edition of this provincially published architectural treatise by an Alsatian architect seeking to promote his work in the wider cultural environment straddling the Franco-German language divide. The work was published in Trier five years after the completion of Antoine's most prestigious project to date, the hunting lodge Philippsfreude he built for the Palatine Elector Johann Philipp von Walderdorff (1761-63) in Wittlich, and which would be destroyed by French Revolutionary forces. The present work thus constitutes the principal, if not the only printed document for this building. Little information is available about Antoine, who identifies himself as chief architect and surveyor of the city of Metz. In the 1750s he worked on the abbey of St Vincent in that city which had been damaged by lightning, building two Gothic bays and a façade which incorporate elements of the three Greek orders. His design for a new Place Royale in the same city was however rejected. It was therefore something of a coup for Antoine to secure the contract for Philippsfreude, particularly since it meant ousting the official court architect of Trier, Johann Georg Seitz (1717-79). Antoine's Traité d'architecture is essentially a marketing ploy allowing him to present himself as an original architectural theorist, illustrating his arguments with the designs of his own projects, principally the façade of St. Vincent, his design for the Place Royale in Metz, and the castle in Wittlich, and exploiting the prestige of the French architectural tradition in a region which had yet to produce architecture of any distinction. The work also includes a 36-page index of architects from history and contemporary France with appropriate references to their theoretical writings, and a short treatise on the art of stone masonry, with illustrations of vaults, niches and so forth. Staircases receive a separate, detailed, treatment. Throughout, Antoine seizes every opportunity to emphasize the superiority of French architecture and take snipes at German building practices which he characterizes as heavy and inelegant. Antoine's obscurity today is partly due to the scarcity of remaining works of his: Philippsfreude was destroyed in 1793 in the context of the French Revolution, and all usable remains of the ruins were sold off under Napoleon. In some city records of Metz, the façade of St. Vincent is attributed to the architects Barlet and Louis, with no mention of Antoine's involvement. The work is not listed in OCLC, but we have located copies at the Getty and CCA. *BN record 04440090X; Getty record.

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        Printed document granting a "License to trade with the Nations or Tribes of Indians, with whom his Majesty is connected" signed by John Penn

      Philadelphia, PA, October 28, 1768. 12" x 8". "Partly-printed Document Signed ""John Penn"" as Lieutenant-Governor, one page, oblong quarto (12"" x 8""), Philadelphia, October 28, 1768, countersigned by Joseph Shippen Jr. (1732-1810) Secretary to the Governor of Pennsylvania, granting a ""License to trade with the Nations or Tribes of Indians, with whom his Majesty is connected, and who live under his protection..."" unto Alexander Blaine of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The license stipulated that Blaine was ""not to trade or traffick with; or vend, sell, or dispose, of any Goods, Wares or Merchandizes of any Kind whatever, to any Indian or Indians within the Country of any the Indian Nations aforesaid, beyond the Settlements of the Inhabitants, except at Fort Pitt & the Forts or Posts which are already, or shall hereafter by established by his Majesty, and garrisoned by his Troops..."" The license, valid for a year, was not likely renewed by Blaine. For an Indian trader, the terms were somewhat onerous -- essentially barring them from the entire trans-Appalachian West. The scant details we have concerning the life of Alexander Blaine indicate that we strayed well beyond the post at Fort Pitt. Like many others on the Appalachian frontier, he wanted to range much further into the interior. In 1774 he was spotted with partner Matthew Elliott (1739-1814) operating in the Ohio Valley, specifically on the Scotio River according to a deposition published in the appendix of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia. John Penn (1729-1795) lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania (1763-1776) who negotiated the 1768 Treaty of Fort Stanwix which defined the boundaries of the Proclamation of 1763 between Pennsylvania, New York and the Six Nations. Moderate chipping at top with minor losses not affecting text. Partial fold separation at bottom of vertical creases, else fine."

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        1- Le dîner du comte de Boulainvilliers par Mr. St. Hiacinte [Voltaire]. S.l., 1728 [i. e. Hollande, 1768]. (2) f. de faux-titre et titre, 60 p. 2- Relation du bannissement des jésuites de la Chine. S.l.n.d. [Amsterdam, Marc-Michel Rey, 1768]. 31 p. 3- Relation de la mort du chevalier de La Barre : par Monsieur Cass*** [Cassen], avocat au Conseil du Roi, à M. le marquis de Beccaria. Le 15 juillet 1766. S.l.n.d. [Amsterdam, Marc-Michel Rey, 1768]. 24 p.

      - 3 ouvrages reliés en un volume in-12, plein veau havane de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné, pièce de titre de maroquin amande, tranches bleutées. Intéressante réunion de ces trois ouvrages de Voltaire, qui confirme leur origine commune: tous trois à l’année 1768 et sans doute publiés à Amsterdam chez Marc-Michel Rey. 1- Edition "en gros caractères", publiée l’année de l’originale, avec un faux-titre suivi d'un titre, qui porte le nom de Saint-Hyacinthe. Bengesco la distingue par le feuillet en tête duquel se trouve le titre de départ, paginé 1-2. Les interlocuteurs du "Dîner" sont le comte et la comtesse de Boulainvilliers, l'abbé Couet et Nicolas Fréret. - Les "Pensées détachées de M. l'abbé de Saint-Pierre" sont de Voltaire. (Bengesco n°1750, p. 216. ‘L’oeuvre de Voltaire à la B.N.’, n°4141). 2- Edition publiée l’année de l’originale à Amsterdam chez Marc-Michel Rey selon le catalogue de la BnF, qui renvoie, au sujet de cette édition, au billet de Voltaire à H. Rieu, Besterman, n°14003. Cette édition se caractérise par le fait qu’elle ne comporte qu’un titre de départ. (Bengesco, n°1758/2. ‘L’oeuvre de Voltaire à la B.N.’, n°4161). 3- Edition originale. Titre de départ. Imprimé à Amserdam chez M.M. Rey, selon le catalogue de la BnF: "C'est par erreur que Beuchot avait considéré comme date d'édition celle du 15 juillet 1766, mentionnée au titre de départ, comme l'a montré Bengesco". (Bengesco, n°1722. ‘L’oeuvre de Voltaire à la B.N.’, n°4195). Bel exemplaire, frais, dans une jolie reliure anglaise ou hollandaise de l’époque. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Uncialaeum selectum Wezlariense. Das ist Genaue Recensir- und Beschreibung eines gesammleten Vorraths von 784 Stücke auserlesener Cabinets-Thaler fast von allen Sorten. Dabey zugleich ihrer jedem, per distictas Classes et Gradus, diejenige Rang-Stelle angewiesen ist, welche ihme seiner Qualität und Beschaffenheit nach gebühret. Nebst einem Anhange von 92 Münzen und Medaillen. Zweite verbesserte Auflage.

      Wetzlar, Winkler, 1768.. 8vo. 16 Bll., 336 S. Schlichter Pappband d. Zt. mit hs. Rückentitel.. Dieser Beitrag zum "Thaler-Studium" aus dem Besitz des königlichen Hauses Hannover enthält, da sich jeder Herrscher einen eigenen Taler prägen ließ, die kritischen Beschreibungen von römisch-kaiserlichen sowie herrschaftlichen Talern der deutschen sowie europäischen Fürstentümer, päpstlichen Scudis u.a. - Valentin Ferdinand von Gudenus war Reichskammergerichts-Assessor in Wetzlar. Sein Forschungsgebiet war vornehmlich die Mainzer Geschichte, aber auch die "Rezension" von Urkunden, Münzen und Medaillen. - Etwas berieben, bestoßen und angestaubt. Monogrammstempel von Ernst August Herzog von Cumberland auf dem Titel. - Lipsius/Leitzmann I, 163.

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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 a 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 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).

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        [drop-title] Carta pastoral, que el Ilmo. Sr. Dr. D. Diego Rodriguez Rivas, y Velasco, escribió á las religiosas de su obispado de Guadalaxara, con el motivo de la real cedula expedida por S.M. en el real sitio del Pardo à 19. de marzo de 1768. à fin de preservar del contagio del fanatismo à las religiosas de su filiacion

      [Puebla]: No publisher/printer Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75" ). [1] f., 37, [1 (blank)] pp.. [1768] Bishop Rodriguez of Guadalajara issues this pastoral letter to the nuns of his diocese and incorporates the royal decree mentioned in the title, in which the king counsels nuns to close their ears to the seditious talk of the century and close their eyes to similar writings. This is a reference to Enlgihtenment-era "enthusiasm," i.e., "vain belief of private revelation.” The bishop gives his interpretation of what the king means and then expands on the abilities or, rather, the inabilities of nuns. For example, "Ninguna de . . . [Uds.] ha sido criada por Dios para el govierno de algun Reyno, Provincia, o Ciudad, y assi todas deben creerse incapaces, de hacer cosa acertada en la direccion, y el govierno, si las pusiessen en el" (p. 28). Contemporary multi-colored wrappers of a sponged pattern, in shades of rose, blue, and green, with some purple and white. => An unusual decorative paper wrapper. A clean, very good copy.

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        [drop-title] Carta pastoral, que el Ilmo. Sr. Dr. D. Diego Rodriguez Rivas, y Velasco, escribió á las religiosas de su obispado de Guadalaxara, con el motivo de la real cedula expedida por S.M. en el real sitio del Pardo à 19. de marzo de 1768. à fin de preservar del contagio del fanatismo à las religiosas de su filiacion

      [Puebla]: No publisher/printer Small 4to (19.5 cm; 7.75" ). [1] f., 37, [1 (blank)] pp.. [1768] Bishop Rodriguez of Guadalajara issues this pastoral letter to the nuns of his diocese and incorporates the royal decree mentioned in the title, in which the king counsels nuns to close their ears to the seditious talk of the century and close their eyes to similar writings. This is a reference to Enlgihtenment-era "enthusiasm," i.e., "vain belief of private revelation.?" The bishop gives his interpretation of what the king means and then expands on the abilities or, rather, the inabilities of nuns. For example, "Ninguna de . . . [Uds.] ha sido criada por Dios para el govierno de algun Reyno, Provincia, o Ciudad, y assi todas deben creerse incapaces, de hacer cosa acertada en la direccion, y el govierno, si las pusiessen en el" (p. 28). Contemporary multi-colored wrappers of a sponged pattern, in shades of rose, blue, and green, with some purple and white. => An unusual decorative paper wrapper. A clean, very good copy.

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        SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY

      London for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt 1768 - 2 volumes. Early printing, only the second. Small 8vo, contemporary polished calf gilt tooled with elaborate designs on the spines, two black morocco lettering pieces in gilt on each spine. xx, 203; (4), 208 pp. A nice set in pleasing original condition but for separation of two boards, now easily restored. RARE EARLY ISSUE OF THIS FAMOUS WORK BY LAURENCE STERNE. This printing was issued in the same year as the first issuance of the first printing. Sterne travelled through France and Italy as far south as Naples, and after returning determined to describe his travels from a sentimental point of view. The novel can be seen as an epilogue to the possibly unfinished work The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and also as an answer to Tobias Smollett's decidedly unsentimental Travels through France and Italy. Sterne had met Smollett during his travels in Europe, and strongly objected to his spleen, acerbity and quarrelsomeness. He modeled the character of Smelfungus on him. The novel was extremely popular and influential and helped establish travel writing as the dominant genre of the second half of the 18th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bewehrtes Koch-Buch in sechs Absätze vertheilet; In welchem zu finden: Wie man versch. Speisen von allerhand Wild-Prät, Fleisch, Geflügelwerk, Fisch und Garten-Gewächsen, wie auch Torten, Pastetten, und anderes Gebackenes, niedlich zurichten könne. Wegen guter, und sichergestellten Eintheilung dienet jederman, besonders der in der Kocherey sich übenden Jugend. Verbesserte fünfte Auflage. Wien, L. Kaliwoda (1759). 8°. 299 S., 6 Bll., Ldr. d. Zt. mit reicher Rverg. u. Rsch.

      - Weiss 366 - ncht bei Horn/Arndt.- Erschien ab 1768 als ?Wienerisches bewährtes Kochbuch? ; Wiener Kochbuch mit 520 Rezepten. Im Vorspann ein buchgeschichtlich interessantes vierseitiges Privileg durch Kaiserin Maria Theresia von 1759.- Etw. gebräunt u. stockfl. Titel u. Anfang mit Braunflecken in den Gelenken. Vors. mit Wurmspur, Ebd. etw. berieben, Kapitale mit Ausrissen.

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        FREISING. - Karte. Gegend um Freising und Pfaffenhofen,

      - Altkol. Kupferstich von F.X. Jungwirth und J.A. Zimmermann nach St. Michel, um 1768, 58 x 90,5 cm. Cartographia Bavariae 6.4 und S. 154. - Der französische Militärgeograph St. Michel erhielt 1765 von der Akademie der Wissenschaften in München den Auftrag, nach dem Vorbild Cassinis neue bayrische Landkarten herzustellen. Bis 1769 kartographierte er mit einem Branderschen Instrument die Umgebung von München und die von Pfaffenhofen, es entstanden zwei Blätter. Beide Blätter (hier vorliegen der obere Teil) haben keine Kartuschen oder Titelangaben. Da St. Michel ebenso wie Cassini die deutsche Sprache nicht ausreichend beherrschte, finden sich bei den Ortsnamen eine Reihe von Verballhornungen. 1769 wurde St. Michel von seinen Aufgaben entbunden. - Die flächenkolorierte Karte zeigt das Gebiet zwischen Ingolstadt (Norden), Weihenstephan bei Landshut, Weihenstephan bei Freising (Süden) und Pöttmes. - Mit zwei kleinen hinterlegten Einrissen. Seltene, dekorativ kolorierte Karte!

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        Collection de Cartes Concernant les Forêts, Triages et Bois Taillis du Comté-Pairie d'Eu, Avec plusieures Desseins et Etats analogues au Commerce et à la Partie des Bois

      [France]: Gravée par Chambon, 1768. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to. [27.5 x 21.5 cm]. 40 numbered single-sided engraved plates. Bound in contemporary marbled paper. Very good overall. Only edition of this unusual volume surveying the wooded holdings of the Count of Eu, in Upper Normandy, a work comprised entirely of 40 fine, single-sided engravings, including a pictorial title page, 13 calligraphic plates of text, charts and tables, 5 botanical and industrial images, and 21 handsome, precise maps of the woods, copses and forests within the County of Pairie d'Eu. "This volume, evidently not intended for general sale, is a great rarity" (Thiébaud, 155). Produced in 1768 by Louis Estancelin, the region's "Lieutenant of Woods and Water", and engraved by Gobert-Denis Chambon, the Collection de Cartes is at once a lavish vanity project meant to flatter the aristocratic sensibilities of its dedicatee, the Comte d'Eu (at the time, Louis Charles de Bourbon), and a serious agrimensorial study, complete with meticulous references to the dimensions of individual parcels and to the ancient statutes appertaining to them. The volume is a painstaking analysis of the economic foundations of an estate, clothed in pre-Revolution finery. The Collection de Cartes concerns itself exclusively with "the woods of the County of Eu, which produce its principal revenue": although maps faithfully locate the city of Eu, its surroundings towns, villages, churches, and even individual farmhouses, these details appear as satellites to the forests. Nor are arable lands treated in detail, but instead individual tracts of woods are strikingly depicted in isolation, as if islands surrounded by an open sea. The more detailed maps indicate names of individual sub-parcels down to the size of a few acres and delineate the (rather formal) rectilinear alleys and carrefours that allowed one to traverse these woods. Estencelin adds to these designs extensive textual keys, tables calculating total holdings, and relevant statutes dating from the 1580s. Pictorial engravings supplement the volume's cartographic content, with one image depicting 37 different uses for wood (!). The renowned glassworks of Romesnil - situated within the forests of d'Eu and an industry requiring plentiful fuel - are given 3 plates, two of which depict glassblowers and their implements, the third delineating the façades of the five factory buildings: These technical depictions of industry share a spirit with the illustrations of Denis Diderot's Encyclopédie (1751-65) here localized to a specific place. A final engraving collects the Forest of Eu's 61 useful species of trees, shrubs, and bushes within an "Arbre Figuré", a single trunk sprouting 61 different leaves. Remarkably, the wooded regions of Eu, today known as the Forêt Domanial d'Eu, remain largely unchanged from the time they were depicted in this volume. * Manuel du Bibliographie Normand, pp. 435-36; Jules Thiébaud, Bibliographie des Ouvrages Français sur la Chasse, col. 155; OCLC (#54633671) lists American copies at Columbia, Harvard, Yale, and the Corning Museum of Glass.

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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 par Coypel et gravées par Folkema et Fokke. Amsterdam et Leipzig, Arkstée et Merkus, 1768. (Joint dans la même reliure:) 2). CERVANTES (Miguel de). Nouvelles de Cervantes Saavedra. Nouvelle édition augmentée de trois Nouvelles qui n'avoient pas été traduites en François et de la Vie de l'Auteur. Enrchies de Figures en taille douce. Amsteram et Leipzig, Arkstée et Merkus, 1768.

      - 8 volumes in-12. Cartonnage rose à la Bradel, dos lisse orné, étiquettes de titre vert foncé, pièces de tomaison dorées (Reliure ancienne). Réunion en reliure ancienne uniforme, du Quichotte et des Nouvelles Exemplaires, publiés à Amsterdam par Arkstée et Merkus en 1768. On les trouve tantôt séparément, tantôt réunis, et elles comptent parmi les plus belles éditions de ces textes publiées au XVIIIs. "Propusieronse los editores hacer una edición que superase a las anteriores, y justo es confesar que lo consiguieron, pues la nitidez y finura de los tipos, la impression esmeradísima, el excelente papel y un exquísito gusto que en el conjunto reina, son cosas que cada una de por si y todas juntas hacen de esta edición una de las mas bellas que en Francia se imprimieron durante el siglo XVIII. La corrección del texto es igualmente esmerada Realzanla tambien las finísimas láminas que en cuanto al grabado es lo mejor que hasta entonces se había publicado Para formar juego con esta edición publicaron los libreros el mismo año las Novelas de Cervantes en 2 tomos" (Rius). "Bella edicion y una de las más codiciadas por los bibliofilos" (Palau) L'illustration se compose de 33 planches pour le Quichotte et 13 pour les "Novelas", soit 46 planches au total. Très bon exemplaire malgré quelques épidermures aux cartonnages. Palau, 52746.

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        Traité d¿architecture, ou proportions des trois ordres grecs, sur un module de douze parties. Par Jean Antoine, Architecte & Arpenteur Général du Départment de Metz.

      Imprimerie Electorale, Treves 1768 - (27) ff., pp. 1-132; 129-186, (5) folding plates, numerous woodcut illustrations in text, over 30 of them full-page. Bound in contemporary sprinkled calf, raised bands, gilt title label on spine, some scuffing to boards, upper board tender, edges sprinkled red, internally a very fresh copy with broad margins, excellent. Rare first and sole edition of this provincially published architectural treatise by an Alsatian architect seeking to promote his work in the wider cultural environment straddling the Franco-German language divide. The work was published in Trier five years after the completion of Antoine¿s most prestigious project to date, the hunting lodge Philippsfreude he built for the Palatine Elector Johann Philipp von Walderdorff (1761-63) in Wittlich, and which would be destroyed by French Revolutionary forces. The present work thus constitutes the principal, if not the only printed document for this building. Little information is available about Antoine, who identifies himself as chief architect and surveyor of the city of Metz. In the 1750s he worked on the abbey of St Vincent in that city which had been damaged by lightning, building two Gothic bays and a façade which incorporate elements of the three Greek orders. His design for a new Place Royale in the same city was however rejected. It was therefore something of a coup for Antoine to secure the contract for Philippsfreude, particularly since it meant ousting the official court architect of Trier, Johann Georg Seitz (1717-79). Antoine¿s Traité d¿architecture is essentially a marketing ploy allowing him to present himself as an original architectural theorist, illustrating his arguments with the designs of his own projects, principally the façade of St. Vincent, his design for the Place Royale in Metz, and the castle in Wittlich, and exploiting the prestige of the French architectural tradition in a region which had yet to produce architecture of any distinction. The work also includes a 36-page index of architects from history and contemporary France with appropriate references to their theoretical writings, and a short treatise on the art of stone masonry, with illustrations of vaults, niches and so forth. Staircases receive a separate, detailed, treatment. Throughout, Antoine seizes every opportunity to emphasize the superiority of French architecture and take snipes at German building practices which he characterizes as heavy and inelegant. Antoine¿s obscurity today is partly due to the scarcity of remaining works of his: Philippsfreude was destroyed in 1793 in the context of the French Revolution, and all usable remains of the ruins were sold off under Napoleon. In some city records of Metz, the façade of St. Vincent is attributed to the architects Barlet and Louis, with no mention of Antoine¿s involvement. The work is not listed in OCLC, but we have located copies at the Getty and CCA. *BN record 04440090X; Getty record. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El Fiscal del Consejo en Favor de la Regalia, y Tribunales Reales del Reyno de Navarra. Sobre el Conocimiento de los Artículos de Inmunidad Local, y uso de las fuerzas de que han usado por costumbre y possessión immemorial en aquel Reyno. .

      1768. . 1768 - Andrés Ortega. Madrid. . 1 Vol. . 147 pp. Folio. Media Piel. Derecho (Local, Real), Siglo XVIII , Vasco-Navarro (Navarra) . Rara obra sobre los usos administrativos en el reino de Navarra. Ejemplar de amplios márgenes encuadernado en media piel con dorados en lomera. Buen estado. .

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        oder vollständige Anweisung alle Geh- Schlag- und Repetier-Uhren richtig zu berechnen und gehörig zusammen zusetzen, nebst der Beschreibung einer Universal Sonnen-Uhr.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, 1768. - (17 x 10 cm). (14) 170 (6) S. Mit 4 Kupfertafeln. Moderne Broschur. Erste Ausgabe. - Der Band behandelt verschiedene Arten mechanischer Uhrwerke, sowohl in theoretischer Hinsicht mit Berechnungen wie auch als praktische Anleitung zum Uhrenbau. Über Hebelmechanik, Räderwerke, Pendel- und Taschenuhren, eine Aequinoctial-Sonnenuhr sowie mit dem "Calender des Sonnen-Laufs von 1701 bis 1800 (aus des M. Johann Gaupp mechanischer Sonnen-Uhr-Kunst extrahirt). - Die detaillierten Tafeln zeigen Zahnräder, Uhrwerke und Sonnenuhren. Mit dem Druckvermerk am Ende des Bandes: Rödelheim, Reich, 1753. - Sehr sauber und gut erhalten. - Vgl. Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-techn. 386 (Ausgabe 1781) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A view in Hudson's River of the Entrance of what is called the Topan Sea. Vue sur la Riviere d'Hudson, de l'entree counue sous le nom de Mer de Topan. Sketch'd on the SPOT by his Excellency Governor Pownal, Painted by Paul Sandby, Engraved by Peter Benazech

      London: printed for John Bowles, Robert Sayer, Thos. Jefferys, Carington Bowles and Henry Parker, 1768. Copper engraving by Peter Benazech, after Pownall. This fine print from the famously rare Scenographia Americana series is after a drawing by Governor Pownall, colonial governor of Massachusetts.This idyllic scene depicts a portion of the Hudson known as the Tappan Zee, a long widening of the river that occurs about ten miles north of Manhattan. The artist, from a rather high elevation, looks north with the Palisades on his left and the rolling hills of Westchester on his right, where tiny farmhouses are just visible. The contrast between this place as it was and as it is now is, to say the least, astonishing.Published following the conclusion of the French and Indian War, and in a period of great public interest in the American colonies, the Scenographia Americana was the first book dedicated to a large-scale artistic depiction of the American landscape. From the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the West indies, the scenes include locations of battles, views of strategic provincial capitals, and newly secured areas of commercial importance. Just as clear is the celebration of nature's 'astonishingly great' expanse, to cite Pownall, great in width and in height. Here are harbors and rivers, cascades, forests and skies" (Hood)."The Scenographia Americana begins with views from Canada: Quebec City, the Montmorency Falls, Cape Rouge, the Gaspé, Rock Percé, the Miramichi Valley, Montreal, and Louisbourg ... Then follow four views of cities in long-settled British North America: New York (twice), Boston, and Charleston. Next are four views of dramatic river landscapes in New York and New Jersey: the Jersey Palisades, the Catskills as seen from the Hudson, the Great Cohoes Falls on the Mohawk River, and the Passaic River Falls ... The next two prints show the Moravian settlement at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and an imaginary scene of an American farm ... The rest of the series shifts to the Caribbean, with four views of the harbor and city of Havana, two street scenes of Havana, one view of the British attack on Roseau, Dominique, and three scenes around Guadeloupe (one of a battle and two of the British occupation forces) ...." (Crowley)."The work is more than neatly done. All the prints are exceptionally well executed with respect to the original topographic projections as well as in the engraving of the plates. Five print publishers ... were involved in promoting the series" (Deak). "These views are second in quantity only to those that appeared in the Atlantic Neptune ... In quality they are second to none of the eighteenth century productions" (Fowble).

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        Schweine am Weiher.

      - Radierung, 1768, auf Bütten. 8,4:12,5 cm. Literatur: Unverricht 4; Sattel Bernhardini / Schlegel R 4, II. – Prachtvoller, herrlich kräftiger und klarer Abdruck mit Rand um die schön ausgeprägte Plattenkante. Friedrich Müller war ein typischer Vertreter des „Sturm und Drang" und eine Doppelbegabung. Er war als Schriftsteller, Maler, Zeichner und Radierer tätig und in Rom auch als Fremdenführer und Antiquar. Müllers früh sich zeigende Begabung brachte ihn 1767 nach Zweibrücken in die Lehre des Malers D. Hien (1725-1773) und damit in die Sphäre des französischen Rokoko. Sehr bald bekam er, durch Studium der Niederränder, zu seinem für die Zeit ganz ungewöhnlich kühnen und starken Realismus in der Darstellung von Tieren und Landschaften. Er war für die Höfe in Zweibrücken und Mannheim tätig. 1778 gaben ihm Kurfürst Karl Theodor von der Pfalz und Weimarer Freunde die Mittel für eine Reise nach Rom. Zeitgenossen, wie Goethe, Ringeis und Uexküll, äußerten sich kritisch über die Werke seiner Spätzeit. Jedoch in den genialen Werken seiner Frühzeit, den Zeichnungen und Radierungen, zeigt er sich als Bahnbrecher des Realismus in der Zeit des „Sturm und Drang".

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        Hirte unterm Baum.

      1768. Radierung, 1768, auf Bütten. 8,6:12,5 cm. Literatur: Unverricht 2; Sattel Bernhardini / Schlegel R 2, II. - Prachtvoller, herrlich kräftiger und klarer Abdruck mit Rand um die schön ausgeprägte Plattenkante.. Friedrich Müller war ein typischer Vertreter des "Sturm und Drang" und eine Doppelbegabung. Er war als Schriftsteller, Maler, Zeichner und Radierer tätig und in Rom auch als Fremdenführer und Antiquar. Müllers früh sich zeigende Begabung brachte ihn 1767 nach Zweibrücken in die Lehre des Malers D. Hien (1725-1773) und damit in die Sphäre des französischen Rokoko. Sehr bald bekam er, durch Studium der Niederränder, zu seinem für die Zeit ganz ungewöhnlich kühnen und starken Realismus in der Darstellung von Tieren und Landschaften. Er war für die Höfe in Zweibrücken und Mannheim tätig. 1778 gaben ihm Kurfürst Karl Theodor von der Pfalz und Weimarer Freunde die Mittel für eine Reise nach Rom. Zeitgenossen, wie Goethe, Ringeis und Uexküll, äußerten sich kritisch über die Werke seiner Spätzeit. Jedoch in den genialen Werken seiner Frühzeit, den Zeichnungen und Radierungen, zeigt er sich als Bahnbrecher des Realismus in der Zeit des "Sturm und Drang".

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        Die Pfannkuchenbäckerin.

      . Radierung in Crayonmanier, 1768, nach einer Zeichnung von Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), auf cremefarbenem Bütten, verso mit dem Künstlerzeichen (Lugt 2725) sowie bezeichnet, signiert und datiert "G. Metsu del. Ploos van Amstel. Fecit 1768". 29,4:21 cm. Radiert von Ploos' Werkstattmitarbeiter Johannes Körnlein (ca. 1720-1772). Literatur: Wurzbach und Laurentius/Niemeijer 14. Publiziert 1768. Ein Hauptblatt des Künstlers und tadellos frisch.. Ploos van Amstel gelang es um 1758 nach zahlreichen und langwierigen graphischen Versuchen, Zeichnungen täuschend ähnlich zu reproduzieren. Die Vorlage zum vorliegenden Blatt von H. Averkamp (1585 - nach 1663) befindet sich heute in der Teyler-Stiftung in Haarlem.

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        1. Voyages d'un philosophe ou observations sur les moeurs & les arts des peuples de l'Afrique, de l'Asie et de l'Amérique 2. Avis aux honnêtes gens qui veulent bien faire 3. Agriculture expérimentale, à l'usage des agriculteurs, fermiers & laboureurs

      1. Yverdon, s.n. 2. Amsterdam et Paris, Desaint, Gogué etc. 3. Paris, chez Claude Herissant 1768 - Three works in one volume in 12mo; pp. 142; pp. 122; pp. XII, 122, (6); contemporary marbled calf, coins a bit rubbed, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with gilt lettering-piece, marbled edges, marbled endpapers, traces of exlibris on front cover pastedown, first and last leaves slightly browned, else only occasional light browning, clean and crisp, a very good and attractive copy. 1. First edition. Pierre Poivre was "Intendant des îles de France (Mauritius) et de Bourbon". He criticized the French colonial policy pretending that agriculture and population can only prosper when laws and customs are good. Due to his views and efforts in favor of agriculture he was considered as one of the precursors of the physiocrats (Weulersse I, pp. 158-159). INED 3616 (ed. 1779), Kress 6584, Goldsmiths 10399, McCulloch p. 115 (ed. 1797), Higgs 4261. 2. First edition. Abbé Nicolas Baudeau (1731-1792) was an important member of the physiocratic school as he contributed largely to the popularization of their ideas. In this paper he describes the whole administrative machinery preventing the liberty of individuals and of commerce. INED 274, Kress 6517, Higgs 4377, Cat. Sraffa 268. 3. One of the editions in 1765, the year of the first edition. Sarcey de Sutieres was an important agronomist and director of an agricultural school. He was primarily interested in practical agriculture based on the latest scientific findings in physics, chemistry and meteorology. Goldsmiths 10081 (Yverdon edition), not in Kress, INED and Einaudi. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ANNUAL REGISTER, OR A VIEW OF THE HISTORY, POLITICKS, AND LITERATURE, FOR THE YEAR 1763

      London: J. Dodsley, 1768. The Third Edition. Full Leather. Very Good+ binding. A lovely copy of the Third Edition of of the Annual Register for the Year 1763. With the four maps present, and in Fine condition: 1. An Accurate Map of the Seat of War in the Kingdom of Prussia; 2. A New and Correct Chart of the Seat of War, on the Coasts of France, Spain, Portugal and Italy; 3. A New Map of the Seat of War in the Empire of the Great Mogul (India); and 4. A New Map of the British Dominions in North America (this map, showing Canada and Florida has a quite short tear at the stub).Bound in calf, with elaborate gilt stamping to the spine, with three morocco labels. A handsome copy. Very Good+ binding.

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        Allgemeine Geschichte der Hunnen und Türken,, der Mogols und anderer occidentalischen Tartarn, vor und nach Christi Geburt bis auf jetzige Zeiten. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt von Johann Carl Dähnert.

      Greifswald, Röse, 1768 - 1771. - 40, 647; 68 S., 3 Bll., 616; 59 S., 1 Bl., 587; 8 S., 1 Bl., 60, 372 S., 100 Bll. (Register). 2 Kupfertafeln. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Das Hauptwerk des Pariser Sinologen und Orientalisten Joseph de Guignes erschien 1756 unter dem Titel "Histoire générale des Turcs, des Mogols". – Joseph de Guignes (1721 - 1800) succeeded Fourmont at the Royal Library as secretary interpreter of the Eastern languages. A "Memoire historique sur l`origine des Huns et des Turcs", published by de Guignes in 1748, obtained his admission to the Royal Society of London in 1752, and he became an associate of the French Academy of Inscriptions in 1754. Two years later he began to publish his learned and laborious "Histoire generale des Huns, des Mongoles, des Turcs et des autres Tartares occidentaux (1756-1758)"; and in 1757 he was appointed to the chair of Syriac at the College de France. He originated the proposal that the Huns who attacked the Roman Empire were the same people as the Xiongnu mentioned in Chinese records. This view was popularised by his contemporary, Edward Gibbon in Gibbon`s famous work "Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire". This proposal has been strenuously debated by central Asianists including Maenchen-Helfen, Henning, Bailey, and de la Vaissière. The Histoire had been translated into German by Dähnert (1768 - 1771). De Guignes left a son, Christian Louis Joseph who, after learning Chinese from his father, went as consul to Canton, where he spent seventeen years. - In Band 4 unter anderem: »Beweis, daß die Chineser eine Egyptische Colonie sind« mit zwei Kupferstichen sowie Autoren- und Gesamtregister. - Ohne den Ergänzungsband mit 68 Tabellen. - Etw. gebräunt und fleckig. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4600 Gr.-8°. Pp. der Zeit mit Rückenschild (restaurierte Einrisse, etw. fleckig und bestoßen). [Attributes: First Edition]

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