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        Memoires concernant les Impositions et Droits en Europe

      Paris: l'Imprimerie Royale & J. Ch. Desaint (volume 5),, 1768?"89. 5 volumes, octavo (261 × 194 mm). Volumes I-IV bound in contemporary French marbled calf, three-line gilt border on sides, decorative gilt spines, dark olive morocco triple labels, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; volume V bound in contemporary (1789) quarter sheepskin, spine decoration and labels to match volumes I-IV, marbled paper boards, yellow edges, marbled endpapers, A few chips and splits to bindings but all volumes sound, scattered foxing. First edition of this important detailed survey of European taxation, complete with the supplementary volume published in 1789. "Beaumont, former intendant of finances and royal secretary to the Company of the Indies, wrote his Memoires on behalf of the crown, which was having trouble with its own parlements passing financial reform in the wake of the Seven Years' War and the ensuing financial disaster" (Paul Cheney, Revolutionary Commerce: Globalization and the French Monarchy, Harvard 2010, p. 265). The Memoires was a major reference work for Adam Smith when developing his theory of taxation and is cited many times in The Wealth of Nations. A particularly attractive set in period French calf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Goude Appelen in Zilvere Gebeelde Schale, Toegedient aan Jongelinge, en Jonge Dogtere, Of de Voortreffelykheid eener vroegtydige Bekeering. Uit 't Engels vertaalt. Met een Aanprysens Voorbericht van B. Augustyn.

      Rotterdam, Harmanus van Zoelen, en Stephanus van Waesberge 1768. (20) 212 (6) p. Opnieuw gebonden Leer, 8°.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat De Roo]
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        Ad Leges Tauri Commentarium absolutissimum.

      Madrid: Matriti, Typis D. Gabrielis Ramirez, sumptibus Regiae Societatis Typographorum Bibliopolarumque, 1768. - Folio; 2 hs., 733 pp., 19 hs. Encuadernación en pergamino, de la época. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
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        "The works of Robert Whytt, M.D. late physician to His Majesty; president of the Royal College of Physicians … Published by his son."

      Edinburgh: "J. Balfour; London: T. Becket, and P.A. De Hondt". 1768. "First edition, 4to, pp. [4], viii, 262 [i.e. 762], 31; 1 engraved plate; bound without the half-title in contemporary calf, rebacked, new red morocco label on spine; title page creased and with neat reinforcement of tears on verso, moderate foxing throughout; front free endpaper and flyleaf not present; early American bookplate of Basil Duke, and with a presentation from Duke to John F. Henry on the bookplate itself as well as at the top of the third leaf. Basil Duke is likely Dr. Basil Duke of Lexington, who married Charlotte Marshall, the daughter of Chief Justice John Marshall. Dr. John F. Henry was from Hopkinsville, Kentucky and was afterward a professor in several medical colleges."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Anfangsgründe der Mathematik. 3 Tle. in 2 Bänden. Frankfurt a. Main, Varrentrapp u. Wenner 1797-99. 8°. 3 Bll., 382 S.; VI, 1 Bl., 348 S.; 2 Bl., 291 S., mit 19 (gef.) Kupfertafeln. Hldrbde. d. Zt. mit Rsch.

      . . Poggendorff II; 816.- Erste Ausgabe, vollständig selten.- Enth. 1.Tl.: Arithmetik, Geometrie, Trigonometrie und Buchstabenrechenkunst.- 2.Tl. I: Statik, Hydrostatik, Aerostatik und Mechanik fester Körper.- 2. Tl. II: Hydraulik und Maschinenlehre.- Georg Gottlieb Schmidt (* 10. Juni 1768 in Seeheim, Hessen; 8. Oktober 1837 in Gießen) ordentlicher Professor für Mathematik und Physik an der Universität Gießen und zählte zu den bekanntesten Experimentalphysikern im deutschsprachigen Raum. Er befasste sich vor allem mit der Bestimmung mechanischer und thermischer Eigenschaften von Gasen.- Nur gering braunfleckig, Ebde. etw. berieben u. mit Wurmspuren.

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        XXXX. N°. 1 Dieser Rebock ist in den Gräfl. Westheimischen Jagten geschoßen worden, deßen gewicht bey 2 Spangen lang und wohl rahr heißt und der N°. 2 so einen besonders bastigen aufsaz zeiget hatt Herr von Hamilton seel. allhier nach dem leben einsten Selber gemahlt.

      . Kupferstich v. Martin Elias Ridinger aus "Zu den besonderen Ereignissen und Vorfallenheiten bey der Jagd" b. Augsburg, 1768, 32 x 22 cm.. Th 383. Ein Jäger sitzt rechts hoch oben in einem Baum und erlegt mit einem Schuss einen Rehbock, während die Rehkuh daneben hoch springt. JPEG-Bilder auf Anfrage möglich.

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      Paris Desaint 1768 - , 3 vol. in-4, pl. veau fauve moucheté, tit. & tom. sur pc. blonde et fauve, dos à 5 nerfs orné de fleurons, dentelles et doubles filets encadrants dorés, plats encadrés d’un fer à froid, tr. rouges, roulette dorée sur les coupes, impression en 2 colonnes, deux parties par vol., (qq. éraflures et épidermures sur les plats y compris sur la pc. de tit. du t. III, VIII-344-557 / 563-408 / 560-410p.

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        A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Mr. Yorick

      London: T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, 1768. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. 2 volumes in full contemporary mottled calf with gilt armorial devices to front boards bearing the motto "Honi, Soit Mal y Pense", morocco lettering pieces reading "Yorick's Journey", hinges and inner joints cracked, front board detached on volume 1, added blue endpapers with armorial bookplates of Earl Gower and The Marquis of Stafford (Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Marquess of Stafford). Light wear otherwise, complete with half titles and the subscribers list. Mild foxing and browning. First edition, 1st state of both volumes with the textual points on pages 150 (vol 1) and 133 (vol II). Grolier 100 (108). Lowndes 2509. Though once accused of "His exquisite sensibility is ever counteracted by his perception of the ludicrous and his ambition after the strange.", it is this thirst for strangeness and cleverness that has made Sentimental Journey and Tristram Shandy such permanent monuments of English Literature. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 043824.

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        Historia Muscorum: A General History of Land and Water, &c. Mosses and Corals, containing all the known Species, exhibited by about 1000 figures, on 85 large royal 4to copper plates, collected, drawn and engraved in the best, manner from the originals...

      London, J. Millan, 1768. 4to (290 x 235mm). pp. (2), 13, (1), 10, with 85 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine with 6 raised bands, gilt lettered label and floral ornaments. Jacob Johann Dillenius (1684-1747) was a British botanist of German birth, Sherardian professor of botany at Oxford. Third edition, the first was published in 1741. " 1741 he published his most important book, 'Historia muscorum', in which he introduced a new classification of the lower plants (some features of which system are still in use this day). In his desire to be definitive Dillenius put a prodigious amount of work into this book, which meets the high standards demanded by more modern taxonomy" (DSB)./"Les descriptions de Dillenius sont brèves mais l'illustration est bien plus précise que dans presque tous les ouvrages antérieurs, et de nombreux détails sont parfaitement identifiables (feuilles, opercules, coiffes, etc...). Les planches montrent avec fidélité de nombreuses espèces de muscinées, ce qui permettait, enfin, de les identifier. D'où les nombreuses éditions de cet ouvrage recherché déjà au moment de sa parution"(De Sloover & Bogaert-Damin, 'Les Muscinéed du xvie au xixe siecle' p. 99)//Stafleu & Cowan 1472.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Hogarth moralized : Being a complete edition of Hogarth's works / Containing near fourscore copper-plates, most elegantly engraved. With an explanation, pointing out the many beauties that may have hitherto escaped notice; and a ... (Truncated)

      London : Sold by S. Hooper ... and Mrs. Hogarth, 1768, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFull Book Title: Hogarth moralized : Being a complete edition of Hogarth's works / Containing near fourscore copper-plates, most elegantly engraved. With an explanation, pointing out the many beauties that may have hitherto escaped notice; and a comment on their moral tendency. Calculated to improve the minds of youth, and, convey instruction, under the mask of entertainment. Now first published, with the approbation of Jane Hogarth, widow of the late Mr. HogarthFinely bound in modern leather-backed, marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine. Raised bands. Some light tanning around the margins, with scattered foxing also evident in places. Previous owner's signature covered with an ink mark on the title page. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Physical description: viii, 212, v p. : plates, ports. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Hogarth, William, 1697-1764 -- Artists -- England -- Biography. Notes: Dedication by John Trusler. Features Trusler's commentaries of William Hogarth's satirical prints. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T10099. Lacking frontis. and added title page.

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        Abhandlung des Daseyns der Gespenster, nebst einem Anhange vom Vampyrismus.

      Augsburg, o. Dr., 1768.. 174 S., 1 Bl., 23 S. HPrgt. d. Zt. 4°.. Baader II/1, 9, 3; Graesse, BMP, 66 und 87; Rosenthal 1894. - Vgl. ADB LII, 273. - Erste Ausgabe der Abhandlung wider den Gespensterglauben, verfasst von dem im sogenannten "bayrischen Hexenkrieg" (ADB) an der Seite Sterzingers gegen den Hexenglauben kämpfenden Andreas Ulrich Mayer, der in mehreren Sendschreiben unter dem Pseudonym Blocksberger gegen den Augustiner-Eremiten Agnellus März hervorgetreten ist. Ab S. 129 werden auch "Die Geister-Erscheinungen, die man in Baiern und anderswo erzählet", behandelt: "Es ist bald kein altes Schloß in Baiern, wo nicht ein Poltergeist, ein Gespenst logieren muß." - Der zweite Teil über den Vampirismus stammt von Gerhard van Swieten, dem berühmten Leibarzt Maria Theresias, und war erstmals 1755 in Wien in französischer Sprache erschienen. - Decken etwas beschabt, Kanten berieben. Vorsatz mit Notizen zu den Verfassern und gestempelt, Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk des Münchner Jesuitenkollegs, dat. 1768. Der zweite Teil mit hinterlegtem Blattweiser, dort gebräunt. Etwas fleckig, insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar!

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        " Den 3ten Octobris Anno 1765 wurde bey S. r Herzoglichen Durchlaucht dem Regirenden herrn herzogen von Würtemberg ein einem gesperrten Jagen in dem Auracher Oberforst-Ambt Metzinger Hueth ...".

      . Kupferstich v. Martin Elias Ridinger aus "Genaue u. richtige Abbildgen der wundersamsten Hirschen, welche von grossen Herren selbst gejagdt." b. Augsburg, 1768, 34,4 x 25,5 cm "On 3 rd October 1765 ... by his Royal Highness, the Lord Duke of Würtemberg in an enclosed hunting ground in Aurach forest, Metzing ..." Copperplate engraving by Martin Elias Ridinger. Out of "Exact and correct illustrations of the most wondrous stags which were hunted and shot by the lords themselves..." Pub. in Augsburg, 1768. 34,4 x 25,5 cm. JPEG. Th 327. Ein prachtvoller Hirsch mit 18-endigem Geweih.- Deutlicher Abdruck der Festplatte. Ansonsten gut erhalten. JPEG-Bilder auf Anfrage möglich. A magnificent stag with 18 branched antlers.- Distinct copy of the printing plate. Otherwise in good condition.

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        Autograph letter signed

      Göttingen, 9. X. 1768. - Folio. 1 p. Apparently to Albrecht von Haller, editor of the "Göttingischen Gelehrten Anzeigen", sending a list of mathematical works to review. - Somewhat browned, and small damage to edges.

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        Codex Principis Olim Laurishamensis Abbatiae Diplomaticus ex aevo maxime carolingico diu multumque desideratus.

      Akademische Verlagshandlung C. F. Winter - Editit recensuit et praefata est Academie Elect. Scient. et Elegant. Lit. Theodoro-Palatina. Tomus Primus + Tomus Secundus MDCCLXVIII. Tomus Tertius MDCCLXX. Bände 1 + 2 in einem Band: 15 Bl., 622 S.; 6 Bl., 644 S. auf Bütten, HPgt. d. Z., Rücken abgeplatzt, Buchblock sehr ordentlich u. sauber. Band 3: 17 Bl., 312 S., 50 Bl. auf Bütten, HPgt. d. Z. mit handschriftl. Rückenbeschriftung, für sein Alter sehr ordentliches u. sauberes Ex. Der Lorscher Codex (lat. Codex Laureshamensis) ist ein zwischen 1170 und 1175 begonnenes handschriftliches Kopialbuch. Allerdings ist keine einzige der Originalurkunden mehr vorhanden, von denen die Abschriften gemacht wurden. "Der Codex wurde erstellt, um die Rechte und Besitztümer des Klosters Lorsch zu dokumentieren und damit der Abtei langfristig zu sichern. Der Codex wurde im 12. Jahrhundert, als die Lorscher Macht bereits zurückging, zusammengestellt. Er besteht aus über 3800 urkundlichen Eintragungen (Traditionsnotizen) eines Rechtsvorgangs (Kauf, Schenkung usw.) mit den dazugehörigen zitierten Urkunden (von Königen, Päpsten usw.). Diese Urkunden wurden stark verkürzt wiedergegeben. Die ältesten Rechtsgeschäfte sind ab 764 beschrieben und registriert. Weiterhin enthält der Codex zwei Gönnerverzeichnisse und eine Äbtechronik. Diese Äbtechronik dient vor allem als Quelle für die Baugeschichte und der Entwicklung des Kirchenschatzes. . Da der Lorscher Codex die Ersterwähnung vieler Gemeinden - über 1.000 Orte werden in ihm genannt - enthält, wird er von heimatgeschichtlich Interessierten gern anachronistisch als Grundbuch bezeichnet. Der Lorscher Codex ist die älteste geschriebene Geschichtsquelle für Hunderte von Orten und beweist das Vorhandensein vieler Ortschaften bereits vor 1100 bis 1200 Jahren. Im "Codex Laureshamensis" verzeichneten die Mönche des Lorscher Klosters neben Kauf- und Tauschverträgen die dem Kloster gemachten Schenkungen von Dörfern, Gehöften, Ländereien und allerlei sonstigen schätzenswerten Dingen auf Grund der ihnen vorliegenden Originalurkunden geordnet. In diesem Buch werden zuerst die Schenkungen von Kaisern und Fürsten genannt und dann die aus dem Volke, letztere geordnet nach Gauen, dem Wormsgau (wo das Kloster etwa 1.180 Güter besaß), dem Speyergau, Lobdengau, Rheingau, Maingau, Neckargau, Kraichgau usw. Die unter Kurfürst Karl Theodor in Mannheim gegründete Pfälzische Akademie der Wissenschaften gab in den Jahren 1768-1770 das Werk erstmals im Druck heraus", zusammengestellt von ihrem ständigen Secretär und Oberbibliothekar Andreas Lamey. (Wikipedia) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Karl-Eugen Schlapp, Buchhändler i.R.]
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        A Select Collection of Poems, from the most approved Authors. In Two Volumes.

      Edinburgh: printed by A. Donaldson, and sold at his shops in London and Edinburgh. 1768 vii, [3], 264pp; viii, 264pp, half titles. 12mo signed in sixes. Early handwritten note to vol. II p.123 identifying an author. Some offset browning to endpapers, otherwise a v.g. clean copy. Full contemporary calf, raised & gilt banded spines, red morocco labels; v. sl. wear to one spine head. v.g.ESTC T117085, noting the final page of Vol. I misnumbered 64, but in this copy it is printed correctly. In Edinburgh in 1758 Donaldson first published his

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        Les Désordres de l’amour, ou les Étourderies du chevalier Des Brières, mémoires secrets contenant des anecdotes historiques sur les glorieuses campagnes de Louis XIV et de Louis XV, par l’auteur des Mémoires de Cécile (Manuscrit)

      1768 - In-4° broché, couverture d'attente de l'époque défraîchie, exemplaire à grandes marges rédigé d'une fine écriture très lisible, 212 pp. Manuscrit original olographe du roman publié en 1768. Élève au collège jésuite anglais de Saint-Omer, Pierre-Antoine de La Place fut obligé, en sortant du collège, de se remettre à l’étude du français, qu’il avait complètement désappris. Ses premiers essais ayant été à peine remarqués, il s’avisa d’écrire à Paris qu’il était mort : la nouvelle fut insérée dans les Feuilles de l’abbé Desfontaines, et si le stratagème, une fois découvert, prêta à rire aux dépens de l’auteur, il lui servit à le tirer de son obscurité. La littérature anglaise était alors à la mode. La Place s’empressa d’exploiter ce genre où il puisa le plus clair de son revenu. Ayant eu l’occasion de rendre un service à Madame de Pompadour, il obtint, grâce à elle, le titre de Secrétaire de l’Académie d'Arras et le privilège du Mercure de France en 1760 mais les souscriptions diminuèrent si fort, durant sa direction, qu’il dut se retirer vers 1767, en conservant, en consolation, une pension de 5 000 livres. Après avoir résidé plusieurs années à Bruxelles, il revint se mettre aux gages des libraires. La Place fut également le premier associé de Beaumarchais dans la création de la Société des auteurs dramatiques. Mais ce qui le rendit célèbre fut son ouvrage, le Théâtre anglais, dont le premier volume parut à Paris en 1745. Dans les quatre premiers volumes de son ouvrage, La Place écrivit un discours sur le théâtre anglais (en guise de préface), une introduction à la vie de Shakespeare, la traduction de dix pièces de Shakespeare (Othello, Hamlet, Macbeth, Cymbeline, Jules César, Les Joyeuses Commères de Windsor, Timon d'Athènes, Antoine et Cléopâtre, Henri VI, et Richard III), ainsi que les résumés de vingt-six autres pièces de Shakespeare. Dans les quatre volumes suivants, La Place traduisit des pièces de Ben Jonson, Thomas Otway, Hughes, Edward Young, John Dryden, William Congreve, Nicholas Rowe, Thomas Southerne, Joseph Addison et Richard Steele. Si son travail de traduction fut largement apprécié (il a également proposé une paraphrase du premier roman gothique de Clara Reeve, The Champion of virtue) , il lui attira également quelques inimitiés, en particulier celle de Voltaire, qui n’appréciait ni Shakespeare (comme en témoignent ses Lettres philosophiques de 1734), ni le fait de perdre sa place d’unique expert shakespearien de ce côté de la Manche. Selon La Harpe, qui a écrit sa vie, il était « grand hâbleur, mais obligeant, souple, actif, et de plus homme de plaisir et de bonne chère » ; il dit de lui-même dans son épitaphe que : Sans fortune, en dépit du sort, Il a joui jusqu’à la mort. Pierre-Antoine de La Place écrivit lui-même quelques pièces, qui n’eurent cependant guère de succès. Il ne fallut rien de moins que l’ordre formel du duc de Richelieu pour forcer les comédiens à représenter Adèle de Ponthieu. Il a écrit sous divers noms de plume, dont Skunk et Skupk. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        French and Indian War Payments From Boston, MA, June 7, 1768

      Benjamin Cobb, Boston 1768 - June 7, 1768 - Dated French and Indian War period, Manuscript Document Signed, "Benja(min) Cobb," regarding British Military payments being made via Halifax and Quebec, Fine condition.Docketed on reverse ìDuplicate of Capt. Benj. Cobb 3rd letter to Henry Kneller Esq. June 7, 1768î, Colonial America. This original one page, 7" x 9" letter form on period laid paper, Document is requesting the payment of £300 Sterling or "Halifax Currency." Interest will be soon accruing if balances aren't paid. It is Signed by Benjamin Cobb. This letter is addressed to Henry Kneller, British Chief of Board of Ordnance in Boston during the French and Indian War period. It is a well written, in clear, bold brown ink and easily readable. Overall this wonderful piece is in fine, remarkably fresh overall condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Series of the Decisions of the Court of King's Bench upon Settlement-Cases . . . To Which Is Added A Complete Abridgment of the Substance of each Case, and two Tables of the Names of them. Two Volumes

      Printed for J. Worrall and B. Tovey, near Lincoln's Inn, London 1768 - Contemporary reverse calf, worn, joints cracking, yet a fresh set

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      W. Owen, W. Drummond, D. Prince, W. Frederick, and C. Pugh., London, England. 1768 - .vii, 303pp.Leather boards and spine, red leather lable with gilt lettering, raised spine bands.Interior clean from markings.Professional leather rebacking using original boards.Corners worn, wear to leather interior. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Map of British Colonies in America-- Virginia, Maryland, New England, Carolinas, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia-- 4 maps on one sheet): Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali. Die Gros-Britannische Colonie-Laender in Nord-America.

      Homann Heirs, Nuremberg 1768 - VG with early color on heavy paper; date approximate. Minimal chipping lower margin, away from neatline (not much visual detriment). Striking 4 plate map sheet with original hand coloring. According to Cumming (The Southeast in Early Maps, revised edition, map essay #233), this particular combination of plates was first issued in 1737, with the original of each map taker from Moll's 1729 Atlas Minor. The 4 plates are: A. NewFoundland.S. Laurentii Bay B. NewEngelland, New York, New Yersey und Pensilvania C. Virginia und Maryland D. Carolina. (incl udes both N. & S., and the northern part of Florida). Each of the 4 smaller images is 20x26cm; the complete map image (including the lower letterpress German text) is 50x55cm.

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        Observations on the Diseases of the Army

      London: Printed for A. Millar and T. Cadell... 1768. 8vo, (i-iii). iv-xxiv, (1), 2-345, (i-ii), iii-cxx, (30). Old calf, worn, front board nearly detached. Printed label affixed to front paste down reads Ã’Books from the Library of Dr. David Stuart, WashingtonÕs physician, who married the widow of Laurence Washington, Geo. WashingtonÕs Half Brother and owner of Mount Vernon.Ó Front free end paper is signed by Ã’D. StuartÓ who also wrote an index to frequently referenced pages beneath. A few MSS notations, in a similar or the same hand, are scattered in the book. Shelf mark Ã’874Ó on upper cover. Gift inscription dated 1928 written on both pastedowns. Sixth Edition. Contrary to the claims of the label, David Stuart married Eleanor Calvert, the widow of George WashingtonÕs stepson, making him the stepfather of Martha WashingtonÕs grandchildren. Born in Scotland, he studied medicine in Edinburgh and later became a business and political associate of George Washington, though there is no record of him being his physician. First published in 1852, Observations on the Diseases of the Army earned Pringle the title Ã’father of military medicine.Ó

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        An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

      London England: Glasgow Printed By Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1768. xxi + (1 blank) + 382 pages + (4) blank; the travel memoir and exploration of the island by James Boswell (1740 - 1795) Scots lawyer, diarist, and most famously, biographer of Samuel Johnson; this book ostensibly solidified his fame and career - "...With its reports of the gallant islanders and a Plutarchan depiction of Paoli paralleled with several classical heroes, it was an immediate success. The work was widely read and translated, stimulated great interest in Paoli and the Corsican cause, brought its author wide fame in Britain and Europe, and found an interested readership among the Americans...Boswell left behind a window on them all, and a record of his times, unrivalled in detail, accuracy, and social range." (Gordon Turnbull in the DNB); map bound between contents & page 1; half-title present; contents follows Preface; E2 & Z3 cancels; map without any mile scale markings nor degrees and is approx. 11 3/4" x 17 3/4" size; the volume measuring 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" approx.; with the previous owner signature and date of 1803 of Joshua Toulmin (1740 - 1815) British Unitarian & dissenting minister and historian, member of the London Revolutionary Society & great sympathizer with the American as well as the French Revolutions, noted for standing firmly for his opinions concerning liberty despite the threat of mob violence and destruction of his home (G. M. Ditchfield in the DNB); following on the half-title is a gift inscription signed and also dated 1803 from Toulmin to his son, "from his affectionate Father"; front pastedown also with the small name-sticker of T. Battam; bound in the original full polished speckled calf, covers with thin gilt double-rule borders, spine with 5 raised bands and similar simple decoration, and old title label with gilding gone; top board detached, binding still solidly sewn; map with some offsetting; spine ends chipped away; with edge & tips wear to the boards; text block generally clean, with the occasional spot or soiling; in good condition, with interesting provenance.. First Edition. Leather. Good.

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        The March of the Medical Militants to the Siege of Warwick-Lane-Castle in the Year 1767

      London for Robt Sayer and John Smith Sept 1st 1768 - Broadside, large oblong folio, engraved, fine copy printed one side as issued. A Satire on the demonstration made against the College of Physicians for denying access to Fellowship those who had practised Surgery, and also those who were not educated at English Universities which of course excluded Scotsmen. The engraving shows the demonstration in progress led by a doctor followed by a procession at the fron of which are a drummer and a bagpipe player. Recourse was made to law and in 1771 the cause was heard by Lord Mansfield but decision was made in favour of the College. BM. No. 4174

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        Biblia, Das ist: Die gantze Heilige Schrifft, Altes und Neues Testaments. Verdeutscht von M. Luther und auf gnädigste Verordnung Ernsts, Herzogen zu Sachsen.. erkläret. 3 Teile in einem Band.

      Nürnberg, Endter, 1768.. Folio (46,5 x 31,5 cm). Mit gestochenem Titel, 12 ganzseitigen gestochenen Porträts, 6 doppelblattgroßen gestochenen Karten und Plänen, 28 (1 doppelblattgroß) Kupfertafeln und Zwischentiteln, 1 blattgroße sowie 1 doppelblattgroße Kupfertafel. 73 Blatt, 740; 512; 480 Seiten, 8 Blatt. Dunkelroter Maroquinband der Zeit über schweren Holzdeckeln mit reicher floraler und ornamentaler Vergoldung und zwei Schließen in figürlichem Messingguss, dazu reiche Rücken- und Innenkantenvergoldung, Goldschnitt und Buntpapiervorsätze.. Jahn S. 91. Bibelslg. Württ. LB, E 1552 (abweichend). - Letzte Ausgabe der üppig illustrierten Weimarer Kurfürstenbibel in einem prächtigen, vielleicht Nürnberger Einband. Die Porträts zeigen die Kurfürsten und Luther. Mit 4 Karten des östlichen Mittelmeerraumes und Palästinas sowie zwei Jerusalem-Plänen, 18 gestochenen Sammelbildern bzw. Zwischentiteln mit jeweils mehreren biblischen Szenen, 9 Darstellungen biblischer Figuren sowie der Übergabe der Augsburgischen Konfession an Karl V., ferner eine blattgroße Darstellung der Arche Noah. - Einband etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, oberes Kapital und unteres Außengelenk unauffällig repariert, vorderes Innengelenk eingerissen. Innen stellenweise schwach gebräunt und leicht fleckig, doppelblattgroße Tafeln und vereinzelte Textblätter mit kleinem Einriss. Das Porträt von Bernhard I. (in Bindefolge Nr. 11) an den Rändern beschnitten. Auf den Vorsätzen eine handschriftliche Familienchronik der Jahre 1803-1840. - Prächtiges Exemplar in schönem Zustand.

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        The Farmer's Letters to the People of England: containing the Sentiments of a Practical Husbandman, on various subjects of great Importance: Particularly The Exportation of Corn. The Balance of Agriculture and Manufactures. The present State of Husbandry. The Circumstances attending large and small Farms. The present State of the Poor. The Prices of Provisions. The Proceedings of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, &c. The Importance of Timber and Planting. Emigrations to the Colonies. The Means of promoting the Agriculture and Population of Great Britain, &c. &c. To which are added, Sylvae: or, Occasional Tracts on Husbandry and Rural Oeconomics

      3 p.l., 482 pp. 8vo, cont. speckled calf (upper joint expertly repaired), single gilt fillet round sides, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: W. Nicoll, 1768. "The second edition, corrected and enlarged" of Young's first book. "The book supported the bounty on the export of corn and introduced some of his enduring themes: the cultivation of waste lands, enclosure as a preliminary to improvement, and the superiority of large farms."-ODNB. "The energy, the enthusiasm, the ambition and the insatiable curiosity of the youthful Arthur Young launched him...into a career of farm reporting (and later, of the administration of a tentative essay in national agricultural education) which for comprehensiveness, scope and intensity has never since been equalled."-Trow-Smith, A History of British Livestock Husbandry 1700-1900, p. 70. Of particular interest here is the long seventh chapter on population and poverty. There are also references to the North American colonies. A fine and handsome copy. Engraved armorial bookplate of James Hallett. .

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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 - 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. 1550 grams. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des Jacintes, de leur anatomie, réproduction et culture.

      Amsterdam, 1768. 4to (282 x 225mm). pp. (iv), 164, (4), 15, (1), with 10 folding engraved plates [bound up with:] Discours addressé à l'Académie Royale des Sciences de Berlin, avec un Livre intitulé: Des Jacintes, leur anatomie, réproduction et culture. 4to. pp. viii. Contemporary calf, spine with red gilt lettered label, sides with gilt border (hinges splitting but firm, rubbed). First edition of the most important work on hyacinths published in the 18th century. A very interesting association copy. A presentation copy from the author to Lord Effingham 'Remembrance given very heartily from the Marquis Saint Simon to his Lordship Lord Effingham to whom he confers to be indebted with a word of friendship not alone from the ... but from the utmost of his heart. Given in bruxelles 15 avril 1768'. The 'Discours' bound at the end has the following written by Saint Simon 'by the same author & given by the same heart'./ "His 'Des Jacintes' was in its time a distinct contribution to the subject, especially Ch. 7, where 'Il entre dans un détail plus anatomique de la génération des Jacintes' (p. iv), and the 'Catalogue des Jacintes connues en 1767', which lists over two thousand named varieties, double and single, including those grown by George Voorhelm. Presumably it was also issued separately. It appears to be the most important list for the century. The analytical plates are by Jacob vander Schley (1715-1779), who had previously engraved the plates for Charles Bonnet's 'Recherches sur l'usage des feuilles...' (1754) 4to. J. van Hiltrop, engraver of the vignette, worked in Utrecht during the middle of the century" (Hunt 602). The 'Discours' bound at the end was separately published and we have never seen it bound in./The Frenchman Marquis Maximilien-Henri de Saint-Simon (1720-99) retired about 1758 to the country near Utrecht.//Nissen BBI, 1718; Pritzel 7996.

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        The Ancient and Present State of Glocestershire [Gloucestershire]

      , London: reprinted by T. Spilsbury, for W. Herbert, and sold by others, , 1768 , [10], 452 pages, [6] index at the rear, 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, collated

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        The Lay Preacher; or Short Sermons for Idle Readers

      David Carlisle Jun.. First edition.. Some slight foxing; binding a little rubbed; an unusually fine copy for an American book of this period.. BAL 4633; Evans 30335. 12mo, contemporary quarter sheep, tan boards, red leather label, gilt rules and lettering. Dennie?s scarce first book, a collection of well-crafted Addisonian essays reprinted from the Walpole, New Hampshire newspaper Farmer?s Weekly Museum, primarily on political and social subjects, with some critical commentary on the purity of the English language. Dennie (1768-1812), a staunch Federalist, founded the important literary and political journal the Port Folio. His essays, like Freneau?s, scratch the surface of literary criticism and as such represent the beginnings of that genre in America. Freneau and Dennie are generally regarded as being among the fathers of American belles-lettres. Bookplate of the New Hampshire Historical Society on the front paste-down.

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        An account of Corsica, the journal of a tour to that island; and memoirs of Pascal Paoli

      Glasgow: Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1768. Book measures 8 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches.Collation, xxi,[3],382pp, large folding map. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Calf light rubbed, slight wear loss on label, and head of spine. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate, light browning to endpapers, short minor tear on map. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very attractive period binding. . First Edition. Period Calf. Very Good. 8vo.

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        Mémoire sur l'administration des finances de l'Angleterre, depuis la paix

      Londres, 1768 - "Zwei Bände in einem in 12mo ; 1 Bl. Titel, 1 Falttabelle, 231 (1) S.; 1 Bl. Titel, 229 (1) S.; marmoriertes Kalbsleder der Zeit, reiche Rückenvergoldung, grünes und rotes Rückenschild mit Goldprägung, kaum berieben und bestoßen, marmorierte Vorsätze, nur leicht gebräunt, schönes Exemplar.Erste Ausgabe in diesem Format. Die Zuordnung ist nicht ganz klar; einige Bibliographien nennen als Autor Grenville, einige Knox. Auf jeden Fall handelt es sich um eine wichtige Studie über die Finanzen von England nach dem Siebenjährigen Krieg. Es ist eine Übersetzung des ""Present State of the Nation"" (Higgs 4416-20), welches eine Erwiderung von Burke (Higgs 4419) und einen kurzen Kommentar von A.Smith erfuhr.First edition in this format. The attribution is not clear, some bibliographies list it under Grenville, others under Knox. In any case it is an important financial study dealing with England's financial situation after the Seven Year's War. It is a translation of the ""Present State of the Nation"" (Higgs 4416-20) which drew a retort from Burke (Higgs 4419), and a brief comment from A.Smith.Bound in contemporary marbled calf, spine richly gilt with green and red gilt lettering-piece, minimal rubbing, marbled endpapers, only minor browning, a very nice copy.Einaudi 3138, diese Ausgabe nicht bei Kress, INED, Higgs und Goldsmiths'" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      14 de septiembre de 1768, Madrid - FOLIO (290 X 210 mm). 20 folios numerados, cubiertas mudas en papel de época. INTERESANTE Y COMPLETO MANIFIESTO de los autodenominados pobres y miserables vecinos del partido de las Alpujarras, contra el agravio e injusticia de las sentencias dadas por la Chancillería de Granada contra todas las personas, de cualquier estado, calidad o condición que sean, que en cualquier forma labren, siembren y cojan en tierras del partido de las Alpujarras. En respuesta a la Real Carta executoria en favor de la santa apostolica Metropolitana Iglesia de señor Santiago . litigada en juizio . con los quarenta y dos concejos . del partido de Alpujarras del reyno de Granada : por la cual estan condenados todas las personas de las referidas villas . a que paguen media fanega de trigo . de la mejor semilla . de cada una de las yuntas . y a los que labrassen a pala de azada media fanega . y a los mozos de soldada . una cuartilla . (1742). Encuadernado en papel de aguas. Buen estado. Papel limpio y cuidado. Ligera reintegración en hoja 1 realizada por expertos restauradores. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ichthyologia Massiliensis, sistens Piscium descriptiones eorumque apud incolas nomina accedunt spolia Maris Adriatici.

      Hafniae et Lipsiae, apud Rothii Viduam et Proft, 1768. 8vo (190 x 115mm). pp. (16), 110. Contemporary boards, lettering on spine. Morten Thrane Brünnich (1737-1827) was a Danish zoologist and mineralogist. He extensively studied the fishes of the Mediterranean Sea of which the above work is the result. A fine copy.//Dean p. 192.

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      Philadelphia: Printed by David Hall and William Sellers, 1768.. 71pp. Antique style half calf and marbled boards. Contemporary notation on titlepage, minor loss to top outer corner, slightly affecting one letter. Light foxing, otherwise very good. Second Philadelphia edition, printed the same year as the first. First published in three Pennsylvania newspapers in December of the preceding year, Dickinson's LETTERS... were reprinted whole or in part in virtually every other newspaper in the English Colonies. In book form, almost a dozen different printings appeared in the next half decade, and Howes characterizes this work as the "earliest serious study into colonial legal rights." "The LETTERS, although very pacific in tone, showed wide knowledge both of the practical economics of the situation and of the broad legal principles underlying English liberty and created a deep impression here and abroad" - DAB. Only a handful of copies in ESTC. EVANS 10879. HOWES D329. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE 54b. SABIN 20044. ESTC W31741.

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        Königliche Halß-Zierde (sic), Einer Gott-Liebenden Seelen; In sich begreifend: Ueberaus kräftige Morgen-Abend-Meß-Beicht- und Communion-Gebetter, zu dem hochwürdigsten Sacrament des Altars, der allerheiligsten Dreyfaltigkeit, vom süssen Namen Jesu, Leiden Christi, zu der Mutter Gottes, allen heiligen Engeln und verschiedenen Heiligen Gottes: Nebst beygefügten Tag-Zeiten ZU der göttlichen Fürsichtigkeit . ; Allen Gott-liebenden Herzen zu grösserer Andacht aus verschiedenen approbirten Büchern zusammen getragen, auch auf ein neues in vielen verbesseret: Mit dem Officio zum Kindlein Jesu, denen bedrangten Wittfrauen, und sieben Buß-Psalm, samt Kern aller Gebetter vermehret.

      F. L. Grund,, Wien, 1768 - Wien, F. L. Grund, o. J. [1768]. Frontispiz, 447 + 7 S. Goldgeprägter roter Maroquineinband, mit fünfbündigen R. in zweiteiliger Orig. Lederhülle der Zeit. Mit Frontispiz und 15 Kupfertafeln von Hermann Gracy. - Satzspiegel tlw. leicht gerbäunt, ansonsten tadellos. Innenpapier der Hülle leicht berieben. - Mit dem Monogramm Jesu und Maria auf den Deckeln. Die Lederhülle ist innen mit grünen Brokatpapier bezogen. So selten. Deutsch Goldgeprägter roter Maroquineinband, mit fünfbündigen R. in zweiteiliger Orig. Lederhülle der Zeit.

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        Historia Fucorum.

      St. Petersburg (Petropoli), Ex Typographia Academiae Scientiarum, 1768. 4to. (8) + 239 + 6 s. 35 foldede plansjer. Samt. skinnbd. med skinn tittelfelt. Sprekk i ytre bakre fals (7 cm). Navn på forsats og forsatsbl

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        Traité des Arbres Fruitiers; contenant leur figure, leur description, leur culture, &c.

      Paris, Saillant & Desaint, 1768. 2 volumes. Large-4to (330 x 245mm). pp. (4), xxix, (3), 337; (4), 280, with engraved frontispiece and 180 engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, richly gilt decorated spines with 2 red gilt lettered labels, gilt edges. A fine copy of the first edition. The beautifull illustrations (after drawings by Aubriet, Basseporte, and Le Berriays) show an enormous variety of peaches, apples, prunes, stawberries, nuts, pears, vines, etc. in clear and strong impressions. Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1781), the famous French dendrologist, worked a.o. on animal and vegetable physiology. His botanical work may be regarded as the inception of forest botany. The above offered work was of great importance and is one of the finest and rarest books on fruits. According to this importance, a second and third edition appeared in 1782 and 1835; both with plain plates. The much augmented edition (by Poiteau & Turpin) with 422 coloured-printed plates was practically a new work.//"The outcome was 'Traité des arbres fruitiers....', Paris, 1768, in two quarto volumes with 180 engraved plates. Numerous cultivars of 16 fruit species are first characterized in Latin, then thoroughly described in French. Many illustrated in foliage, fruit, blossom, and seed. An engraved fruit-laden frontispiece carries the title 'Pomona gallica'... Du Hamel's dedication was admirable. In 1765, to describe just one cultivar, he rode 60 kilometers and back to view the original tree and fruit of the 'Bézi de Chaumontel' pear, which Merlet had seen and declared a novelty in 1675"(Janson, 'Pomona's Harvest' p. 290-293).//Nissen BBI, 550; Great Flower Books p. 55; Stafleu & Cowan 1546; Dunthorne 109;. Raphael, 'An Oak Spring Pomona' 28.

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        Poems by Mr. Gray.

      - Gray, Thomas. Poems by Mr. Gray. Robert & Andrew Foulis, Printers to the University, Glasgow: 1768. The 1st Scottish edition, published the same as the first London, published by Dodsley. 4to, (6) 64pp, uncut, printed on laid paper. Bookplate of James Milliken Esq. of Milliken. Some margins slt. dusty. Later rebind in a plain black full calf with "Poems by Mr. Gray" in a gilt lined box on the front. Faint early pencil sketch on the back free endpaper. Gray (1716-71) English poet, "He excelled his contemporaries in meticulous workmanship and in ability to use new materials--medieval Welsh or Scandinavian--with dramatic imaginative power." Baugh. "His enthusiasm had been roused by the fragments of Gaelic poetry published by Macpherson in 1760. He did his best to believe in their authenticity and found himself in rather uncongenial alliance with Hume, whose skepticism was for once quenched by his patriotism. Gray's interest probably led him to his imitations from the Norse and Welsh. In 1767 Dodsley proposed to republish his poems in a cheap form. Foulis, a Glasgow publisher, made a similar proposal through Beattie at the same time. Dodsley's edition appeared in July 1768, and Foulis's in the following September. Both contained the same poems, including the Fatal Sisters, the Descent of Odin, and the Triumphs of Owen, then first published. Gray took no money, but accepted a present of books from Foulis." DNB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Primae Lineae Iuris Privati Principum Speciatim Germaniae.

      Vandenhoeck, Goettingae 1768 - 240pp. Scarce 1st Edition of this German teacher's work on Germanic Law. Cover worn with top 2cm of spine missing but still well bound. Interior in very nice clean condition. No names or inscriptions. Marbled boards. Ribbed spine with gilt title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Man of Forty Crowns

      Glasgow: Printed for Robert Urie,, 1768. Translated from the French of M. de Voltaire. Duodecimo in 6s, (158 × 95 mm), pp. [4], 182 + advertisment leaf. Contemporary sprinkled sheep, rebacked, spine ruled gilt in compartments, morocco label. Armorial bookplate of John Carter to front pastedown. Corners lightly rubbed. Occasional light spotting and the odd stain, paper lightly toned. A very good copy. One of three editions in English of Voltaire's only publication on a distinctly economic subject, published the same year as the original French language edition published in Geneva, the others published in London and in Dublin. Directed against the physiocracts, and against Le Mercier de la Rivière's Ordre naturel et essentiel des sociétés in particular, L'Homme aux quarante écus is "the history of the owner of a small estate yielding a net income of forty crowns a year, who has been frightened by the appearance of several edicts promulgated 'by a few gentlemen who, having some leisure, have undertaken to govern the kingdom from their firesides'" (Palgrave).

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        Eigenh. Billet mit Initialen.

      O. O. u. D. - 1 S. Qu.-48mo (72:109 mm). An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Wenn Sie erst aus Falkens Brief, den ich durch einen Gens d'armen bekommen habe, recht klug geworden sind, so kommen Sie heraus, um die [A]ntwort zu besorgen. | C. A.". - Bei dem angesprochenen Falk mag es sich um den evangelischen Theologen, Schriftsteller und Kirchenlieddichter Johannes Daniel Falk (1768-1826), gehandelt haben, den Begründer der Jugendsozialarbeit und Vorläufer der Inneren Mission. - Mit gedruckter ornamentaler Umrahmung; die Verso-Seite mit kleinen Montagespuren.

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        Pensées sur la tactique et sur quelques autres parties de la guerre.

      Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert 1768 - In-8 ( 200 X 130 mm ) de VIII-294-[2] pages, 12 planches, plein veau fauve marbré glacé, dos à nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, tranches briques. Bel exemplaire, très pur bien complet de ses 12 planches dépliantes.L'auteur aborde tous les sujets propres à l'art de bien mener une guerre, et ce de façon pragmatique, du rôle des différents corps d'armes ( infanterie, cavalerie, artillerie, génie et fortification ) au système des man½uvres ( marches, déploiement, ordre de bataille, passages ), contenant une intéressante réflexion sur les feux et le choc des armées. Histoire guerre armee tactique militaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Every man his own lawyer, or, A summary of the laws of England, in a new and instructive method, under the following heads, viz. I. Of actions and remedies ... II. Of courts, attornies and solicitors ... III. Of estates and property ... IV. Of the laws relating to marriage ... V. Of the Liberty of the Subject ... VI. Of the King and his prerogative ... VII. Of publick offences ... all of them so plainly treated of that all manner of persons may be particularly acquainted with our laws and statutes, concerning civil and criminal affairs, and know how to defend themselves and their estates and fortunes, in all cases whatsoever."

      New York: Hugh Gaine. 1768. "First American edition, designated here the ""seventh edition"" referring to the previous six which had appeared in London; 8vo, pp. iv, 289, [13]; tear in p. 157-8 before printing, some foxing, cracks starting at lower joints; a good, sound copy in original full blindstamped sheep, red morocco label on spine. This layman's guide to the law is the first book of its kind published in America. Evans 10935."

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      Typographia Augustini Pizzorno 1768 Pisis, Anno MDCCLXVIII, Ex Typographia Augustini Pizzorno; rilegato piena pergamena recente con titolo manoscritto in seppia al dorso; in 16°, cm 11 x 16,4; pp. XXII - 187. Una testatina e primo capolettera figurato. Volume fresco, pagine pulite, assenza di fioriture.

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      - D. Isidro de Carbajal y Lancaster. Madrid, Joachin de Ibarra, 1768, 21x30, 6 hojas, 204 folios. Escudo real xilográfico en portada. Encuadernado en pergamino birn conservado limpio y con amplios márgenes. (Se trata de una cumplida respuesta a una carta que el Obispo de Cuenca dirigió al Rey acusando a la Administración de "persecucion de la Iglesia, saqueada en sus bienes, ultrajada en sus Ministros, y atropellada en su inmunidad" cosa que contribuía a la ruina y perdición de España. Muy interesante porque refleja el estado de las relaciones del Reino con la Iglesia Católica en manera especial a los asuntos referidos a la Hacienda pública). (52196).

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        MEMORIAL-Ajustado, hecho de orden del Consejo-Pleno, a instancia de los Señores Fiscales, del Expediente consultivo, visto por remisión de su Magestad a él. Sobre el contenido, y expresiones de diferentes Cartas del Rev. Obispo de Cuenca D. Isidro de Carbaja y Lancaster.

      - M., Joaquín Ibarra, 1768, 30?5 x 22 cm., perg., 6 h. ? 204 folios. (?Este proceso es un verdadero cuadro político y religioso de la época? Palau). POLÍTICA

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        De l'origine et des progrès d'une science nouvelle

      London and Paris: Desaint,, 1768. Bound with: Le Mercier de la Rivière: L'ordre naturel et essentiel des sociétés politiques. London: John Nourse and Paris: Desaint, 1767. 2 works bound in two volumes, duodecimo (163 × 92 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, spines decorated gilt in compartments, red morocco labels, red edges. Engraved bookplate of Mr. Brossays Duperray to front pastedowns A superb copy. First separate edition of undoubtedly one of the scarcest of Dupont's works, and probably one of the most successful publications promoting physiocracy, first published in the journal, Ephémérides du Citoyen. The work is based on Le Mercier de la Rivière's L'Ordre naturel et essentiel des Sociétés politiques (with which it is here bound), which Adam Smith referred to as "the most distinct and best connected account of this doctrine". Schumpeter, in his discussion on the physiocrats, calls Dupont "by far the ablest of the lot" (p. 226) and Palgrave notes; "If Quesnay was the father of physiocracy, Dupont was its godfather, for he gave it its name by the publication of his Physiocratie... a collection of Quesnay's articles, which the editor introduced by a Discours.

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        A Select Collection of Drawings from Curious Antique Gems; Most of them in the Possession of the Nobility and Gentry of this Kingdom

      London - Dryden Leach 1768 - A scarce edition of Worlidge's collection of drawings, etched after the manner of Rembrandt. Bound in full morocco leather with gilt lettering and decorative borders. Volume 2 only of 2 with 92 of the 180 plates contained in the complete two volume work. Includes afrontis showingMedusa Antique. The final plate shows Hercules fighting with a lion. Thomas Worlidge (17001766) [was a]portrait painter and etcher [whose]last major project, his Select Collection of Drawings from Curious Antique Gems Etched after the Manner of Rembrandt, [was] published in a collected form in 1768 after the artist's death. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The rear inner hinge is very slightly strained but still good and firm. There is only some mild wear tothe extremities, with just some mild bumping, rubbing, and marks to the boards. Internally the pages have intermittent heavy spotting throughout, and very mild browning. Overall the condition is very good with agood only interior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        Pensées sur la tactique et sur quelques autres parties de la guerre.

      Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert 1768 - in-8, VIII-294-[2] pp., avec 12 pl. et cartes dépl. "in fine", veau fauve marbré, dos lisse orné, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de cet essai encore inabouti, qui connaîtra un développement bien plus considérable dans l'édition définitive de 1778, au format in-4. L'auteur admire et systématise les procédés employés par Frédéric II dans les batailles devenues déjà classiques de ses campagnes de la Guerre de Succession d'Autriche et de la Guerre de Sept Ans. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque de Shirburn Castle, des comtes de Macclesfield, avec vignettes ex-libris contrecollées sur les premières gardes. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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