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        LAS COSTUMBRES DE LOS ISRAELITAS

      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 1769. Pergamino a la romana. 213Pag. 19x12. Traducidas al Espanol por D. Manuel Martinez Pingarron. 2Edicion corregida. Entre otras contiene sus alimentos,sus casamientos, su religion, sus muebles y sus casas o la autoridad de los ancianos. Bellissimo ejemplar. Ref 8.7 Biblioteca A.

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        The Holy Bible -

      Cambridge: John Archdeacon, Printer to the University, 1769 - Archdeacon was University Printer from 1766 to 1793 (BIBLE IN ENGLISH) 2 vols., 12mo. . Bound in contemporary green morocco, covers with outer dog-tooth roll border surrounding floral roll border, spines in five compartments with raised bands, a.e.g, comb-marbled endleaves, light rubbing to extremities, binder's blanks removed from both volumes. Darlow & Moule 889; t95018. Provenance: Mary Carlton (contemporary bookplate); Nancy Barr (gift inscription, "given her by her aunt Mary Carlton")

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        Sammelband mit 24 Dissertationen die unter dem Praeses von Johan Gustav Acrel an der Universität Uppsala in den Jahren 1769-1797 abgelegt wurden.

      - Uppsala, Erdmann 1769-1797, 4°, Pappband d.Zeit; feines Exemplar. Johann Gustav Acrel, "Arzt und Universitätslehrer, geboren in Stockholm 1741, wurde zum Doctor 1765 in Upsala promvirt, studirte auch in Stockholm unter der Leitung seines Onkels des vorgenantne Chirurgen Olof Acrel (1717-1806) in Kopenhagen und Paris. Er erhielt die Professur der praktischen Medicin an der Universität in Upsala 1788, war ein sehr geschichter Praktiker, ausgezeichnet durch Gelehrsamkeit, stilistischen Begabung und Scharfsinn, und starb 1801.- Unter seinen Schriften ist ausser verschiedenen Abhandlungen in den Verhandlungen der schwedischen Wissenschaftsakademie und in der Nova. acta Reg- societ. scient. Ups. und einer Menge akademischer Dissertationen hervorzuheben: "Om läkarevetenskapens grundläggning och tillväxt vid rikets äldsta lärosäte i Uppsula (Stockholm 1786)." Hedenius, Hirsch-H. - - Inhalt: - 1.: Dissertationem medico-chirurgicam de ulceribus, . publice ventilandam sistit Ernest. D. Solomon. Upsaliae 1769. 4:o. 20 pp. - 2.: Dissertatio medica de nutrimento corporis superfluo, ut vera arthritidis caussa, . (Respondens:) Albertus Julius Segerstedt. Upsaliae 1787. 4:o. 24 pp. - 3.: Dissertatio medica descriptionem et Casus aliquot osteomalaciae sistens, . (Respondens:) Olaus Jacobus Ekman. Upsaliae 1788. 4:o. 27 pp. - 4.: In variolarum insitionem observationes, . (Respondens:) Nicolaus Almroth. Upsaliae 1788. 4:o. 14 pp. - 5.: De cholelithis per abscessum ruptum egredientibus, casus et experimenta, . (Respondens:) Andr. Magn. Wadsberg. Upsalise 1788. 4:o. 17 pp., 1 pl. - 6.: Dissertatio de usu Linnaeae medico, . (Respondens:) Johannes Daniel Lundmark. Upsaliae 1788. 4:o. 10 pp. - 7.: Casus hernise incarceratse et dysuriae, . (Respondens:) Johannes Daniel Rung. Upsalise 1788. 4:o. 19 pp. - 8.: Aphorismorum de viribus medicaminum partícula prima emetica comprehen- dens, . (Respondens:) Joh. Sigfr. Schedvin. Upsalise 1789. 4:o. 12. pp. - 9.: Dissertatio medica de febre scarlatina, . (Respondens:) Petrus Lundmark. Upsaliae 1791. 4:o. 14 pp. - 10.: Historia febris intermittentis petechialis, . (Respondens:) Joh. Sigfr. Schedvin. Upsaliae 1793. 4:o. 10 pp. - 11.: Dissertatio medica de angina arthritica. (Respondens:) Laurentius Sante Pettersson. Upsaliae 1793. 4:o. (2), 9 pp. - 12.: Usus lapidis suilli in lithiasi renali, . (Respondens:) Samuel Lüjeblad. Upsaliae 1793. 4:o. 18 pp. - 13.: Dissertatio medica de indole et curatione febris puerperalis, . (Respondens:) Petrus a Bierkén. Upsaliae 1793. 4:o. (4), 14 pp. - 14.: Aphorismorum de viribus medicaminum prolegomena, . (Respondens:) Laurentius Zenius. Upsalise 1793. 4:o. XIII pp. - 15.: Dissertatio de leucorrhoea, . (Respondens:) Ericus Carolus Trafvenfelt. Upsaliae 1796. 4:o. 20 pp. - 16.: Dissertatio de epistaxi. . (Respondens:) Samuel Kinmanson. Upsalise 1797. 4:o. 16 pp. - 17.: Dissertatio de hepatitide ejusque per ptyalis- mum curatione. . Respondens:) Johannes Laur. Aschan. Upsaliae 1797. 4:o. (4), 14 pp. - 18.: Dissertatio de haemorrhoea, . (Respondens:) Carolus Zetterström. Upsaliae 1797. 4:o. (2), 18 pp. - 19.: Dissertatio de siti febrili, . (Respondens:) Ericus Gustavus Lönberg. Upsaliae 1797. 4:o. 8 pp. - 20.: Dissertatio; de catarrho, . (Respondens:) Olavus Noréus. Upsalise 1797. 4:o. (2), 14 pp. - 21.: Dissertatio de gastrodynia, . (Respondens:) Isaacus Haij. Upsalise 1797. 4:o. 12 pp. - 22.: Dissertatio de usu vini in febribus, . (Respondens:) Johannes Petrus Sjöberg. Upsaliae 1797. 4:o. 13 pp. - 23.: Dissertatio de usu opii in febribus, . (Respondens:) Martinus Ludovicus Wenner. Upsaliae 1797. 4:o. (2), 8 pp. - 24.: Positiones nonnullae circa chinchinae usum in febribus. . (Respondens:) Gustavus Magnus Wenner. Upsaliae 1797. 4:o. 9 pp. - - Bibliotheca Walleriana No.184-207 (Umfasst alle Titel, die Erik Waller für seine Bibliothek zusammentragen konnte) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Observations on the Statutes, Chiefly the More Ancient, From Magna Charta to The Twenty-first of James the First, Ch. xxvii [1624]. With an Appendix; Being A Proposal for new modelling the Statutes. The Third Edition, With Considerable Additions. Quarto

      London: Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols [etc.], 1769. Contemporary calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, the joints cracking but firm, else a very good, clean copy, with ample margins A family copy of one of the foremost works of eighteenth century English law reform, with the booksticker of Viscount Barrington (of which there were eleven) on the front pastedown, Barrington himself a younger son of the first Viscount

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        Wie die Alten den Tod gebildet: eine Untersuchung

      Berlin: Bey Christian Friedrich Voss, 1769.

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        Nieuwe Kaar van Kanada, De Landen aan de Hudsons-Baay en de Noordwestelyke deelen van Noord-Amerika/(inset) Golf van St. Laurens (Canada/Gulf of St. Lawrence/Great Lakes Region))

      Amsterdam 1769 - Engraving with outline color. Te Amsterdam by Isaak Tirion 1769. Sheet size: 14 3/4 x 18 7/8". Inventory#: p800pmat.

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        Mémoire sur la situation actuelle de la Compagnie des Indes: seconde édition, augmentée d'une Historie de la Compagnie

      Paris: Desaint,, 1769. Bound with: [NECKER, Jacques.] Réponse au Mémoire de M. L'Abbé Morellet, sur la Compagnie des Indes, imprimeé en exécution de la Délibération de M.rs les Actionnaires, prise dans l'Assemblée générale du 8 Août 1769. A Paris, de l'imprimerie Royale, 1769. [and:] [MORELLET, André, Abbé.] Examen de la Réponse de M. N** au Mémoire de M. l'Abbé Morellet, sur la Compagnie des Indes; par l'Auteur du Mémoire... A Paris, Chez Desaint, 1769. 3 works bound in one quarto volume (255 × 190 mm). Contemporary calf-backed drab boards, spine stamped gilt in compartments, red morocco label, gilt arms of La Rochefoucauld to upper panel. Library stamp of the Chateau de la Roche Guyon to title. With a folding table. In excellent condition. Second enlarged and best edition of the first work, first published in the same year, first edition of the other works. The Abbé Morellet (1727-1819), by conviction a persistent supporter of free trade, wrote many pamphlets and polemics attacking privilege and monopoly. In his Mémoire, Morellet gives a succinct history of the Compagnie des Indes and shows how the directors of the company were benefitting to the detriment of the state. This work was a triumph for Morellet and led to the suspension of the privileges of the Compagnie des Indes, on 13th August 1769. Necker, at that time clerk in a Swiss bank, took up the defence of the company in his Réponse to which Morellet responded with his Examen, both dated the same year. "Morellet... was no doubt employed to make out a particular case; but in none of the contemporary replies that his pamplet brought forth, though one was from the able pen of Necker, is any serious attempt found to discredit his chief facts. No sound economist can deny his main conclusions: that a commercial enterprise which is not self-supporting ought to be abandoned, and that there are infinitely more legitimate and more important uses to which the public revenue can be put than in maintaining a Company which is bankrupt if left to itself" (Cambridge Modern History VI, p. 549-550).

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        A New and Compleat History and Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark, and Parts adjacent; From the Earliest Accounts, to the Beginning of the Year 1770. . . .

      J. Cooke, London 1769 - 1769 or 1770. Folio, 36 by 24 cm. 682, [10] pp. 67 copper engravings, including frontis and three maps, two of which are folding. With four page list of subscribers, appendix and index. Also engraved headpiece, first page of text. Page 225 has smattering of ink stains, and one margin tear, and facing 224 with single small ink stain -- nothing, though, is unreadable. Small hole affecting three leaves (pp. 235 to 240), with a letter to three letters affected per page. A few other small stains in the book, but generally the leaves are clean, even remarkably so. Plate facing 596 with margin chip and small closed tear. Pagination of page 410 rendered as "401". Joints repaired. Spine calf cracked and somewhat chipped. Nonetheless, contemporary binding remains handsome, and this is overall a very lovely, and complete, copy of this majesterial work on London. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoires de monsieur Du Guay-Trouin lieutenant general des armeés navales.Augmentes de son eloge par M.Thomas

      Amsterdam,Pierre Mortier 1769. - retrato,portada,con 6 grabados plegados mostrando barcos y combates navales.Es de especial interés la vista plegada de Rio de Janeiro y su toma por este Almirante en 1711.377 pgs.encuadernación en plena piel original.Lomo dorado.buen ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Art du Menuisier.

      Paris: Delatour-1775. 1769 - First edition. Folio. 4 parts bound in 3 vols. Qtr. contemporary tree calf over marbled boards and endpapers. 1312 pp. 365 of 382 plates. Interiors finely toned, with some creasing, more at edges, and intermittent, marginal foxing and staining throughout. Boards exhibit shelf wear along edges, scratched and rubbed; leather along spine is rubbed, somewhat brittle, with cracks and missing small pieces outside the foil title stamp. Else pages supple, binding tight; many plates NF. Overall VG. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE FRANCOISE ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, augmenté de plusieurs remarques importantes sur la langue Françoise, additions d'histoire, de grammaire, de critique, de jurisprudence. Et d'une liste alphabétique des auteurs et des livres cités dans ce dictionnaire.

      - Paris, aux dépens de la compagnie, 1769, 23x35, trois volumes. Reliures en demi parchemin à coins. Dos lisses, titre écrit à l'encre. Papier non ébarbé, grandes marges. Papier propre et pratiquement sans rousseurs. Envoi de photos sur demande.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Sämmtliche Schriften. Mit 10 Titelvignetten (Kupfern von Oeser) sowie einem Porträtfrontispiz in Kupfer.

      Leipzig: Weidmann, 1769-1774.. 10 Bände in 4. 5 Bl., LII, 346 S., 3 Bl., 230 S., 2 Bl., VIII, 474 S., 2 Bl., VIII, 450 S., 2 Bl., 284 S., 2 Bl., XXXVI, 666 S., VI, 520, 240 S. 8°. Halbleder der Zeit mit 5 Bünden, der vierte Band in Ganzleder.. Erste rechtmäßige Gesamtausgabe. (Wilpert/Gühring II, 34.) Band 1. Fabeln und Erzählungen. 1769. / Band 2. Gedichte, Geistliche Oden und Lieder. 1769. / Band 3. Lustspiele. 1769. / Band 4. Praktische Abhandlung von dem guten Geschmacke in Briefen, Briefe, Leben der Schwedischen Gräfinn von G**. 1769. / Band 5. Abhandlungen und Reden. 1769. / Band 6-7. Moralische Vorlesungen. 1770. / Band 8-9. Briefe. 1774. / Band 10. Johann Andreas Cramer: Christian Fürchtegott Gellerts Leben. 1774. - Deckel berieben; ein Band mit abgebröckelter Deckelecke; Titelblätter mit kleinem Besitzstempel; auch die Vorsätze mit Besitzvermerken; sonst gut erhalten. ***Bei Lieferungen an NEUKUNDEN und KUNDEN im AUSLAND behalten wir uns Vorkasse vor. ***

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        "Nouvelles recherches sur les découvertes microscopiques, et la génération des corps organisés. Ouvrage traduit de l'Italien de M. l'Abbé Spalanzani … par M. l'Abbé Regley … Avec des notes, des recherches physiques & métaphysiques sur la nature & la religion, & une nouvelle théorie de la terre, par M. de Needham…"

      Londres & a Paris: Lacombe. 1769. "First edition, 2 parts in 1; 8vo, pp. [2], ii, liv, [2], 298; [4], xvi, 293, [1] errata; 9 engraved plates (6 folding); contemporary full calf, red morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; top of spine chipped level with text block, cracks starting at the ends of the joints; good and sound. The second part, with separate title page, has title: Nouvelles recherches physiques et métaphysiques sur la nature et la religion, avec une nouvelle théorie de la terre, et une mesure de la hauteur des Alpes, par M. de Needham."

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        A system of astronomy. Containing the investigation and demonstration of the elements of that science

      London: J. Nourse, 1769. First edition. 8vo. x, ii, 368, [4, errata & pubs. ads.] p. 16 fold. pl. Half calf, marbled boards ca. 1769, rebacked. One signature loose, minor foxing and browning.18th cent. engraved bookplate noting that this book was the gift of Thomas Llewellyn, Esq.

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        A TREATISE DESCRIBING THE CONSTRUCTION, AND EXPLAINING THE USE, OF NEW CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES

      London, printed for and sold by the Author, at Tycho Brahe's Head, 1769.. Designed to Illustrate, in the most Easy and Natural Manner, the Phoenomena of the Earth and Heavens, and to shew the Correspondence of the Two Spheres. With a great variety of Astronomical and Geographical Problems. SECOND EDITION, 1769, "in which a comprehensive view of the solar system is given; and the Use of the Globes is farther shewn in the explanation of Spherical Triangles". 8vo, approximately 205 x 130 mm, 8 x 5 inches, engraved frontispiece (Plate 1) and 13 engraved folding plates, of which 3 large folding, pages: xxviii, 345, (7) the last section is Adams' Catalogue of Instruments. Bound in full modern panelled speckled calf, gilt decorated raised bands, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. Very slight faint damp staining to top edge of early prelim pages, tip of 1 margin corner missing. A very good clean tight copy. George Adams (1704-1773) optician, was mathematical instrument maker to King George III and one of the most famous English microscope and globe makers of the mid-eighteenth century. He published the popular Micrographia illustrata; or, The Knowledge of the Microscope Explain'd in 1746 and introduced a number of improvements in microscope design. Our book was first published in 1766 with a 4 page Dedication to the King written for Adams by Samuel Johnson which is printed in all editions (unsigned - see Courtney and Nichol Smith, Bibliography of Johnson, page 112). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        LA JURISPRUDENCE DU CELEBRE CONSEILLER ET JURISCONSULTE GUY PAPE, dans ses décisions. Avec plusieurs remarques importantes, dans lesquelles sont entr’autres employés plus de mille arrêts du Parlement de Grenoble.

      - A Grenoble, la veuve Giroud, et se vend à Paris, Saillant et Nyon, 1769. In-4 plein veau fauve moucheté du temps, dos à nerfs formant des caissons ornés de petits fers angulaires entourant un fleuron central doré, (LII+406pp+privilège+1f). Seconde édition, corrigée et augmentée de quantités de nouvelles notes très nécessaires, par un avocat au parlement; et d’une table générale et analytique des matières tant sur le texte que sur les notes.Texte précédé de la vie de Guy Pape et de notes sur 9 de ses commentateurs: Rambaud, Rabot, Bonneton, etc. (Rochas, 249).Coiffes émoussées avec manque de cuir pour l’une, sinon bel exemplaire en reliure du temps; fleuron de titre et bandeaux gravés; cachet ex-libris. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Limoges, 17. X. 1769. - 4to. 2 pp. on double leaf. To "Bonnet de la Chabanne ancien maire a Yssel": "J'ai reçu Monsieur la lettre que vous m'avéz ecrite le 9 de ce mois suivant cette lettre si vous n'avéz pas été adjudicataire des reparations qui en 1752 etoient a faire a l'Église de votre paroisse au moins est-il certain que c'est vous qui avéz fait faire ces reparations et que c'est en conséquence de vos ordres que les nommés Bourdet, Laubie [?] et [ ] y ont travaillé, par ces ordres vous avéz été obligé personnellement envers eux et par consequent je ne vois pas que vous puissiéz vous dispenser de payer ce qui reste du deleurs ouvrage a la [.] neansmoins de ce que vous leur avéz donné dont vous devéz avoir des quittances. quant aux bois que vous pretendéz avoir été gatté par Laubie ce n'est pas aujourd'hui qu'il ne vit plus que vous pouvéz être fondé a en vouloir compenser la valeur avec les 50 que vous avouéz etre dues a la veuve d'ailleurs un journalier n'est point vu homme, qui soit dans le cas d'etre garant de son ouvrage ni des matériaux qu'il gaste en voulant le faire. Si vous n'avéz pas reçu la totalité des 3962 dont l'imposition a été ordonnée par M. Pajot relativement a l'adjudication passée sous le nom de Savarux [?] vous pouvéz agir contre les collecteurs que ont fait le recouvrement de cette imposition pour vous faire remettre ce qu'ils en redoivent, voila ce qui peut vous remplir de ce que vous avéz payé et de ce que vous êtes dans le cas de payer a cause des reparations que vous avéz fait faire en execution de l'adjudication faite sous le nom de Savarux [?] [ ]". - At the time of writing, Turgot was intendant of the province of Limoges, which comprised some of the poorest and most heavily taxed regions of France. After 13 years in this office, he became minister of finance to Louis XVI (1774/76). His attempts at a fundamental reform were frustrated by the extravagance of the court and the resistance encountered from the privileged estates. As a scholar, he made important contributions to the Labor theory of value and was the first to formulate the law of diminishing marginal returns.

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        Nouvelles recherches sur les découvertes microscopiques, et la génération des corps organisés. Ouvrage traduit de l'Italien... par M. de Needham.

      Londres & Paris, Lacombe, 1769. 2 parts bound in one. 8vo (193 x 122mm).pp. (2), ii, liv, (2), 298; pp. (4), xvi, 293, (3), with 9 engraved folded plates. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt decorated spine with red gilt lettered label. First French edition. The second part has the following title: 'Nouvelles Recherches physiques et métaphysiques sur la nature et la religion, avec une nouvelle théorie de la terre, et une mesure de la hauteur des Alpes. Par M. de Needham'. "La traduzione della prima 'Dissertazione' dello Spallanzani: "Saggio di osservazioni microscopiche...", Modena, 1765, è compresa nelle pp. 1-138 del primo volume; seguono le note del Needham. Il secondo volume (seconde partie), con le stesse note tipografiche, contiene un'opera del Needham..." (Prandi, Bibliografia di Lazzaro Spallanzani, pp. 79-80)."Among the many dedicated natural philosophers of the eighteenth century, Spallanzani stands preeminent for applying bold and imaginative experimental methods to an extraordinary range of hypotheses and phenomena. His main scientific interest were biological and he acquired a mastery of microscopy; but he probed also into problems of physics, chemistry, geology, and meteorology, and pioneered in volcanology" (DSB).//Prandi pp. 79.

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        Carte des Entrees de la Tamis Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine

      Paris 1769 - Published on rare blue paper, Size : 590x875 (mm), 23.25x34.375 (Inches), Black & White

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        A Letter from a Member of Parliament to One of His Constituents, on the Late Proceedings of the House of Commons in the Middlesex Elections. With a Postscript . . . on a Pamphlet entitled, "The Case of the Late Election for the County of Middlesex" [etc.]

      London: Printed for M. Hingeston, in the Strand [etc.] [four lines], 1769. Disbound, else a very good, crisp, untrimmed copy, without the half-title; 86+8 pages A first-rate critique of the House of Commons' attempt to bar John Wilkes from sitting in Parliament, targeting Blackstone directly, both with substantial quotations from his Commentaries and, in the postscript, as the anti-Wilkes "chief Engineer

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        De Valvula Eustachiana inter venam cavam inferiorem dextramquer cordis auriculam consista . Vitemb. D. 20. Maii 1738 (I: pp.71-86). + DE Concha Auris Humane. D. 16. Sept. 1747. (I: pp.121-126, 1 Taf.).

      - Opusculorum Mathematici et Medici Argumenti, Pars I + II (von III). Hrsg. v. Heinrich August Wrisberg. - Goettingae: Apud Victorin. Bossiegel, 1769, Kl.4°, (10), 196; (6), 242 pp., 9 Kupferstichtafeln, 2 Pappbände der Zeit; minimal fleckig. Klassiker der Biomechanik - Sehr seltene erste und einzige Ausgabe ! - "In dieser Periode treten - wesentlich beeinflusst durch die Leistungen der Italiener - zum ersten Male deutsche Gelehrte als Förderer der Ohranatomie auf. Unter den zahlreichen Bearbeitern dieses Spezialgebietes ragen besonders Cassebohm, Brendel, Zinn und Meckel hervor. Auch in der Ohrphysiologie wurde ein bedeutender Fortschritt angebahnt, wozu die akustischen Arbeiten der zeitgenössischen deutschen Physiker wesentlich beitrugen". - Johann Gottfried Brendel, " erwarb sich abgesehen von seinen otologischen Arbeiten auch auf dem Gebiete der gerichtlichen Medizin besondere Verdienste. - In seiner Schrift "Progr. de auditu in apice Cochleae", Göttingingen 1747, beschrieb er eingehend das Spiralblatt, die Spindel und den Spindelkanal der Schnecke, sowie den Verlauf des Nerven in der Schnecke. Seiner Ansicht nach tritt ein Zweig des Schneckennerven, der durch den Spindelkanal zieht, aus kleinen Löchern am blinden Ende desselben in den Vieussensschen Becher, um sich in dessen Spitze auszubreiten. An der Spindel unterschied Brendel eine äußere härtere und glattere Rinde und einen inneren weicheren Teil, der den Zentralkanal umschließt. Ein sprechendes Zeugnis für die Gründlichkeit seiner Untersuchungen bildet die Auffindung der Kommunikationsstelle beider Treppen in einer kleinen Oeffnung des Bechers. Eigentümlicher weise verlegt er den Ort des Hörens in die Schneckenspitze, weil er die Beobachtung gemacht haben wollte, daß der Hörnerv nach Passierung des Spindelkanals sich an der Schneckenspitze in Fasern auflöst; hier sollen nun nach seiner irrigen Auffassung die Schallwellen wie in einem Brennpunkte zur Vereinigung gelangen (Senac)." Politzer, Geschichte der Ohrenheilkunde. - - Johann Gottfried Brendel (* 23. Februar 1711 in Wittenberg; ? 17. Januar 1758 in Göttingen) als Sohn des Wittenberger Medizinprofessors Adam Brendel und seiner Frau Christina Henrietta von Berger geboren, wurde Johann Gottfried am 27. Februar 1711 getauft. Alsbald erkannte man in dem Jungen eine hohe Auffassungsgabe, so dass man ihn 1724 auf die Fürstenschule nach Grimma schickte. Zurückgekehrt nach Wittenberg begann er ein Studium der Philosophie, an der Universität" Leucorea" Wittenberg. - Am 30. April 1734 erwarb er sich den Magistertitel der Philosophie und absolvierte dann ein medizinisches Studium. Am 19. November 1736 promovierte er zum Lizentiaten und Doktor der Medizin, habilitierte sich an der Universität Göttingen, wo er 1738 zum außerordentlichen Professor und 1739 zum ordentlichen Professor ernannt wurde, wurde später Hallers Nachfolger in der Chirurgie und 1755 wurde er Leibarzt des Landgrafen Wilhelm VIII. von Hessen-Kassel. - Seine gründliche mathematische Vorbildung ist entscheidend geworden für seine Entwicklung als einer der großen medizinischen Gelehrten seiner Zeit. Als Jatrophysiker, der biologische und pathologische Phänomene rein physikalisch zu deuten versuchte, beschäftigte er sich unter anderem mit rechtsmedizinischen Studien. Mit Untersuchungen zur Eustachischen Klappe und über das Spiralblatt der Schnecke, hat er sich einen Namen in der Medizingeschichte erworben. Auch nach seinem Tode wurde ein Teil seiner Arbeiten veröffentlicht. - - CONSPECTVS PROGRAMMATUM. PARTE PRIMA; CONTENTORUM. - 1.: De Analogia lineae spiralis & parabolae p2. - 2.: De quadam Guidonis Grandi in Borellum animaduersione. p. 23. - 3.: Ad Io. Alph. Borelli de Motu animali L. II. propositionem XLI. pag. 16. - 4.: De maximo & minimo geometrico in fabrica corporis humani. p. 29. - 5.: De Iogarithmis parabolicis, comment. I. p. 31. - 6.: De Iogarithmis parabolicis, comment. II. p. 39. - 7.: De Inftrumentis quibusdam chemicis . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DU GOUVERNEMENT DES ANCIENNES RÉPUBLIQUES OÙ L’ON DÉCOUVRE LES CAUSES DE LEUR ÉLÉVATION & DE LEUR DÉPÉRISSEMENT

      Paris Hon. Cl. de Hansy 1769 - , in-12, veau brun moucheté d’époque, dos lisse orné, tit. doré sur pc. bordeaux, filet sur les coupes, tr. rouges, (lég. épidermures, trou de ver affectant la coiffe de pied, petits manques aux coins, mors tr. lég. fissuré à la coiffe de tête), Ex-libris de J. J. Croharé, intérieur très frais, XI-468p.

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        L'esprit de l'Encyclopédie, ou choix des articles les plus curieux, les plus agréable, les plus piquants, les plus philosophiques de ce grand Dictionnaire. Tome premier (-cinquieme).

      Genf & Paris, Briasson & Le Breton, 1769. - 5 Bde. XII, 322 SS. 348 SS. 304 SS. 308 SS. 323, (1) SS. Französische Lederbände der Zeit mit doppelten goldgepr. Rückenschildchen in rot und braun sowie hübscher floraler Rückenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt, Reste von Stehkantenvergoldung (oxydiert). 8vo. Eine von zwei Ausgaben des Jahres 1769 dieser äußerst beliebten Auszugsausgabe aus der "Encylopédie" Diderots und d'Alemberts; die erste und zweite Auszugsausgabe waren beide im Vorjahr erschienen, ziemlich kurz nach Fertigstellung der letzten zehn Textbände der "Encylopédie"-Erstausgabe (1765). Die andere Ausgabe des Jahres 1769 besteht aus lediglich 4 Bänden. - "A title extremely popular with French publishers in the second half of the eighteenth century [.] Its editor remains anonymous, but the work is generally attributed to that well-known compiler, Abbé Joseph de La Porte [.] The short 'Avertissement' contains some interesting remarks. It states, for instance: 'Peu de gens sont en état de se procurer le Dictionnaire Encyclopédique; & ceux même qui voudroient y mettre le prix, trouveroient peut-être difficilement à l'acheter, aujourd'hui que l'édition en est, pour ainsi dire, épuisée.' [.] Inevitably the choice of articles was restricted by considerations of space [.] The selection offered in these five volumes is certainly not one which, given the same space, a modern editor would make; but it is interesting to see what Abbé de La Porte thought fit to set before the reading public in 1768 [.] The appearance of at least six editions in the space of four years shows that the selection [.] met with some favour" (Lough, S. 43ff.). - Titel mit hs. Besitzvermerk der Zeit "Le Comte de Martigny Cap.ne au Reg.mt de Vierset" (d. i. François Félix Girault, Baron de Martigny, 1771-1809). Später im Besitz des Freiherrn von Hoeller-Bertram mit seinem gest. Wappenexlibris (dat. 1813) am vorderen Innendeckel. Zuletzt im Besitz des Romanisten und Sammlers Dr. Wolfgang v. Wurzbach, Enkel des Verfassers des Biographischen Lexikons Österreichs, mit entspr. Exlibris an den Vorsätzen. Papierbedingt teils leicht braunfleckig, sonst saubere, dekorative Reihe in wohlerhaltenen Einbänden. Selten. Lough S. 46. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Answer to a Pamphlet Entitled, "The Question Stated, Whether The Freeholders of Middlesex forfeited their Right by Voting for Mr. Wilkes at the last Election? In a Letter from a Member of Parliament to one of his Constituents" [etc.]. Not in Eller

      London: Printed for James Fletcher [and two others] [etc.], 1769. Disbound, laid into modern marbled wraps, some foxing and the margins cut somewhat close, a sound copy; 38 pages, without the half title Part of the debate whether John Wilkes should sit in Parliament, the postscript possibly by Blackstone, accused of saying one thing in his 'Commentaries' and another as a Member of Parliament, in Ian Doolittle's words "caught leaden-footed in debate

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        Mémoire sur la situation actuelle de la Compagnie des Indes: seconde édition, augmentée d'une Historie de la Compagnie. Bound with: [NECKER, Jacques.] Réponse au Mémoire de M. L'Abbé Morellet, sur la Compagnie des Indes, imprimeé en exécution de la Délibération de M.rs les Actionnaires, prise dans l'Assemblée générale du 8 Août 1769. A Paris, de l'imprimerie Royale, 1769. [and:] [MORELLET, André, Abbé.] Examen de la Réponse de M. N** au Mémoire de M. l'Abbé Morellet, sur la Compagnie des Indes; par l'Auteur du Mémoire. A Paris, Chez Desaint, 1769.

      Paris: Desaint, 1769 - 3 works bound in one quarto volume (255 × 190 mm). Contemporary calf-backed drab boards, spine stamped gilt in compartments, red morocco label, gilt arms of La Rochefoucauld to upper panel. In excellent condition. Library stamp of the Chateau de la Roche Guyon to title. With a folding table. Second enlarged and best edition of the first work, first published in the same year, first edition of the other works. The Abbé Morellet (1727-1819), by conviction a persistent supporter of free trade, wrote many pamphlets and polemics attacking privilege and monopoly. In his Mémoire, Morellet gives a succinct history of the Compagnie des Indes and shows how the directors of the company were benefitting to the detriment of the state. This work was a triumph for Morellet and led to the suspension of the privileges of the Compagnie des Indes, on 13th August 1769. Necker, at that time clerk in a Swiss bank, took up the defence of the company in his Réponse to which Morellet responded with his Examen, both dated the same year. "Morellet. was no doubt employed to make out a particular case; but in none of the contemporary replies that his pamplet brought forth, though one was from the able pen of Necker, is any serious attempt found to discredit his chief facts. No sound economist can deny his main conclusions: that a commercial enterprise which is not self-supporting ought to be abandoned, and that there are infinitely more legitimate and more important uses to which the public revenue can be put than in maintaining a Company which is bankrupt if left to itself" (Cambridge Modern History VI, p. 549-550). 1st work: Einaudi 4023; Goldsmiths 10546; Higgs 4700n; Kress 6662. 2nd work: Kress 6665; INED 3370; not in Einaudi or Goldsmiths. 3rd work: Einaudi 4021; Goldsmiths 10543; Higgs 4702; INED 3300; Kress 6660.

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        Voyageur Francois ou La Connoissance, De L'Ancien Et Du Nouveau Monde, 14 volumes

      L. Cellot, Paris 1769 - 14 volumes of a 42 volume set, consisting of volumes 3, 5, 6, 10, 16, 17, 19, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 dated between 1769 and 1782. French language text. Full leather bindings with general wear, bumps and chips with loss to the spines of volumes 6, 23 and 27. Text blocks solidly bound, occasional loose or torn end-paper. Text is clean with only a few instances of spots of soiling. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Glossarium Arabico-Latinum Manuale

      Leiden: Ioannem le Mair,, 1769. Maximum Partem E Lexico Goliano Excerptum. Quarto (244 × 198 mm). Contemporary half calf, rebacked to style, red morocco label, light brown board, sprinkled, red edge-stain. Bound with the half-title, engraving of the arms of the dedicatee, William V, the last Stadtholder of the Netherlands Boards slightly scuffed, neat contemporary acquisition inscription to the front pastedown and a scatter of informed inked marginalia, tan-brun to the corners of the endpapers which are slightly foxed, light browning and occasional light foxing to the text, overall very good. First edition. Arab-Latin dictionary largely based on Jacob Golius' famous Lexicon Arabico-Latinum of 1653. Jakob's brother Everard Scheidius (1742- 1794), professor of Oriental languages at the university of Harderwijk, "purchased Erpenius types from a certain Abraham Elzevier (not to be confused with the two earlier Leiden printers of that name). He set up his own Arabic typesetting workshop, but had his books printed [as here] by local Harderwijk printers such as Jan Moojen or Mooien (active 1737-1795). Scheidius became professor of Oriental languages at Leiden after the death of the last Schultens in 1793, but died the following year" (Vrolijk, "Arabic Typography in the Netherlands. A Brief Introduction", in TXT, Exploring the Boundaries of the Book, The Hague 2014).

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        Lettres cabalistiques, ou correspondance philosophique, historique et critique, Entre deux Cabalistes, divers Esprits élementaires, & le Seigneur Astaroth. Nouvelle édition, augmentée de LXXX Nouvelles Lettres & de Quantité de Remarques, et de plusieurs Figures. 7 vols.

      - La Haye, Chez Pierre Paupie, 1769-1770, Cont.leather. 12mo. Jean Baptiste Boyer d'Argens, French philosopher and freethinker, a great popularizer of the philosophical ideas of the Enlightenment. His Lettres Cabalistiques, written in Maastricht in the Netherlands, first published in 1737-38 was placed on the Index in 1742. In this work he attacks all forms of religions, especially the Jesuites. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mezzotint portrait by Johann Jacob Haid

      1769 - Trew, Christoph Jacob (1695-1769). Mezzotint portrait by Johann Jacob Haid (1704-67). N.p. [Nuremberg], 1769 or after. 531 x 356 mm. (image measures 406 x 268 mm.). Margins a little frayed (not affecting image), a few small marginal tears repaired, but very good.Excellent mezzotint portrait of German physician and botanist Christoph Jacob Trew, after whom the East Indian plant genus Trewia is named. Trew was the author of the lavishly illustrated Hortus nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus (1750-86) and Plantae selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini, in hortis curiosorum nutrita (1750-73), both with plates engraved after drawings by the noted 18th century botanical artist Georg Dionysius Ehret; the latter work has been described as "one of the great botanical iconographies" (Lazarus and Pardoe, p. 43). The present portrait appeared as a frontispiece to the Plantae selectae. Trew founded the periodical Commercium litterarium ad rei et medicinae scientiae naturalis, one of the first general medical journals, and from 1743 served as director of the Kaiserlich-Leopoldinisch-Carolingischen Akademie der Naturforscher. Trew's scientific correspondence, numbering over 19,000 letters, is the largest such collection known; his natural history library of 34,000 volumes is now at the University of Erlangen. Lazarus and Pardoe, Catalogue of botanical prints and drawings at the National Museums & Galleries of Wales (2003).

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        Christophorus Jacobus Trew

      [Nuremberg], 1769. Mezzotint, on laid paper. Some light marginal spotting and surface soiling. An important mezzotint portrait by and after Johann Jakob Haid, of the author of one of the greatest of all botanical books. Johann Jakob Haid came from a German family of artists and printmakers. Haid worked initially with the animal painter Johann Elias Ridinger, but he soon went on to found a well-known publishing house in Augsburg. This portrait is from a series which pictured all those most closely involved in the publication of Trew's Plantae Selectae , and was originally bound into that great botanical work. Dr. Trew (1695-1769) was a Nuremberg physician, scholar, botanist and collector whose greatest contribution to the worlds of art and botany was his patronage of Georg Ehret and publication of Plantae Selectae and Hortus Nitidissimus. All of Plantae Selectae and much of Hortus ... are engravings after drawings by Ehret.

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        Aneuroysmatis spurii. Post venae basilicae sectionem orti historia et curatio.

      Wolfgang Schwarzkopf,, Nürnberg, 1769 - Nürnberg, Wolfgang Schwarzkopf, 1769. Klein-4°. 1 n.n. Bl., 46 S. Mit 3 gefalteten teilkolorierten Kupfertafeln. Pappband der Zeit. Blake 458. - Hirsch VI, 6 (ohne diesen Titel). - Trew (1696-1769) war der berühmteste Medizner Nürnbergs seiner Zeit, Professor und Dekan der Universität. Hirsch erwähnt, dass Trew ca. 137 selbstständige Publikationen veröffentlichte. - Mit gestochenen Exlibris "Conte de Carburi". Sprache: N [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MOBILIARIO Y RELOJES DE PIRANESI (1769).

      Roma 1769 - Decortivo grabado neoclasico de mobiliario dibujado y grabado por Piranesi. Basados en la arqutectura griega, egipcia y etrusca. 1ª edición. 400 x 250 mm.

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        TITULOS DE CASTILLA (BERNI 1769)

      1769 - Materia:Libro antiguo sobrela Creación, Antigüedad y Privilegios de todos los títulos de Castilla, con los que la realeza honró a sus vasallos en premio de valerosas hazañas y distinguidos méritos. Publicación: Valencia; Imprenta particular del Autor, 1769. Descripción fisica; Anteportada., portada., 5 hojas., XX paginas., 3 hojas., 522 p. XXVIII páginas., 1 hoja de grabado. Obra ilustrada con bellas capitulares y cabeceras calcográficas con retratos de reyes, dibujadas por J. Camarón y grabadas por Vincent Galcerán. Encuadernación plena piel con dorados en el lomo (moderna) Conservación: Muy buen estado, falto del retrato de Carlos III y encuadernación posterior S. XX. PSB 1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Doctrinae Particularum Linguae Graecae

      ex typographeo Dammeano 1769 - - ex typographeo Dammeano, Leyde 1769, Un Vol. très fort in 4 (23x28cm), (66) 1338pp. (94), Un Vol. relié. - Edition originale. Rare. Page de titre gravée avec vignette de l'imprimeur (une ruche et des abeilles). Belle édition bien imprimée sur un beau papier vergé. L'exemplaire a été justifié par la signature originale de l'auteur. L'exemplaire porte une première page qui précède le faux-titre de prix, on y retrouve la même devise que sur la reliure, le livre semble avoir été offert par l'université ou l'école de Harlem à Bernardo Van Laar en 1799 pour un premier prix de lettres, et paraît signé de la main de plusieurs professeurs. Plein Veau d'époque marbré. Reliure à emblème (Athéna - ou vertu?- avec ses attributs lisant un livre sous un arbre, sur son écu : une épée surmontée de la croix de Malte , le tout flanqué de 4 étoiles) et devise Vicit Vim Virtus frappé sur les plats. Dos à nerfs richement orné d'un décor de feuillages et de fleurs entrelacés. Large frise d'encadrement sur les plats. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Traces de lacets. Frottis sur le dos, mais bel exemplaire. Etude exhaustive sur le grec ancien et ses particularités. Nombreux passages en grec. A noter que parmi les souscripteurs de cette édition, on compte Benjamin Franklin. Une étiquette de librairire (A Durand à Paris), un tampon de la bibliothèque diocésaine de Valence, un cachet au nom de E. T. Hannion, aumonier au lycée impérial de Bar-Le-Duc. (66) 1338pp. (94) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Collection of Anthems used in His Majesty's Chapel Royal, and most Cathedral Churches in England and Ireland

      London: Printed for J. and F. Revington, 1769., 1769. 8vo. Beautiful in full royal dark red oasis morocco with fine extra gilt tooling to spine, boards intricately emblazoned with the crown and monogram of King George the Third and Chapel Royal St. James's to centre within a decorative border with flowers and crown corner pieces; all edges gilt, marbled end papers. Binding a little rubbed to extremities and with a lovely patina. A superb example.

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        THE ACTS OF ASSEMBLY, NOW IN FORCE IN THE COLONY OF VIRGINIA WITH AN EXACT TABLE

      W. Rind, A. Purdie, and J. Dixon, Williamsburg, VA 1769 - 560 (of 577) pp. Lacks final 8 leaves of index. Title page and first twelve pages of text replaced by old Xeroxes. This is a unique copy of a rare book. Only 1200 copies were printed in Williamsburg in 1769. This copy was stolen by two union Soldiers from a law office early in 1861 almost certainly in Northern Virginia. After a skirmish near Gloucester Point in June of 1861, Dr. Jefferson Hughes, while attending the wounded on the battlefield, after the battle found the book. According to a newspaper account in the Virginia Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia in a photo feature published on Sunday March 18, 1928(copy of story included) "Doctor Hughes stopped his work among the dead and wounded. A leather-bound book arrested his attention. A strange sight, that of a book lying amid the wreckage of war. Naturally he stooped to pick it up, little thinking at the time that he was preserving a copy of the first code of Virginia. .It’s first 12 pages were missing" Bridges, J. Malcolm Virginia - Pilot. (March 18, 1928) Norfolk, VA: The book remained in the Hughes family for about 130 years - A battlefield relic and heirloom. We acquired it from the estate of the widow of the great grandson of Dr. Hughes. The provenance is excellent. Traveling with the book is a copy of the feature story from the March 18, 1928 Virginia Pilot, the Norfolk, Virginia newspaper. The story includes photos of the book as well as a photo of Dr. Jefferson Hughes, the Savior of the book. This is an important Civil War battlefield relic as well as a key book of Virginia legal history. Rare, unusual unique. our scanner plate too small to show the entire back or front of this large folio colonial law book. Folio [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Sentiments of an English Freeholder, on the Late Decision of the Middlesex Election. Not in Eller. Quarto

      London: Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Maall, 1769. Modern marbled wraps, very light browning, and the half-title somewhat dusty, else a very good copy; 60 pages Only edition of a pro-Wilkes tract, calling the "Case Considered" (attributed on occasion to Blackstone) "very full and very learned" but irrelevant, and concluding with an express citation to Blackstone's Commentaries in support of seating Wilkes

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        LETTERS TO THE MINISTRY, FROM GOVERNOR BERNARD, GENERAL GAGE, AND COMMODORE HOOD, AND ALSO, MEMORIALS TO THE LORDS OF THE TREASURY, FROM THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE CUSTOMS. WITH SUNDRY LETTERS AND PAPERS ANNEXED TO THE SAID MEMORIALS

      Boston: Edes & Gill, 1769.. 108pp. Original gathered sheets, untrimmed and stitched as issued. Light staining to titlepage, slight age-toning to text. Very good. In a folding cloth clamshell box, stamped in gilt. An important tract on the causes of the American Revolution. This pamphlet was one of the first major "leaks" in American history. Bernard was governor of Massachusetts during the Stamp Act Crisis and was not well liked by the colonists. He was replaced as governor by Thomas Hutchinson in 1769, after being burned in effigy. He had made his feelings clear to various officials in London, while expressing strong views on how to stamp out dissent in Boston. Copies of the papers were obtained by parties (still unknown), who published them. Wikileaks had nothing on this; a firestorm of protests followed, and the resulting ill-feeling only added to the growing anger of the colonials. "On the turbulent state of affairs in Boston resulting from the Stamp Act" - Howes. EVANS 11176. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 69a. SABIN 4923. ESTC W13583. HOWES B383.

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        Wapiti

      - A detailed hand colored lithograph by Frederic Cuvier (1769-1832) & Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772-1844) from their sweeping book "Histoire Naturelle des Mammiferes, avec les figures originales." that was published in Paris in 1824-42. Overall this print measures 12” x 18”. This rare publication of mammals was originally published in 72 parts (to be bound in seven volumes) under the auspices of the Museum d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris. The animals were drawn from life mainly at the zoo Jardin des Plantes in Paris. The majority of the descriptions were by Cuvier, with Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire editing the work and providing occasional articles (indicating by his initials at the end of each article). The two final parts were edited and seen through the press by Cuvier’s son. A quarto edit was started in 1826, but ceased publication (with the 13th part) in July 1833. These are among some of the most exquisitely rendered images of animals ever published. Cuvier has successfully brought each animal to life by his exceptional talent for detail without forgetting the characteristics that give them personality. Overall this print is in very good condition with some light foxing and staining. We will not be knowingly undersold on this work of art.

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        Franklin Proclaims, "Britain has no Right to tax the Colonies"

      Philadelphia, PA 1769 - Newspaper, The Pennsylvania Chronicle. Philadelphia: William Goddard, February 6, 1769. 8 pp., 10 x 12.5 in. The entire front page prints a letter concerning comments on a speech by the King of England, most of it relating to America and the troubling situation there. One paragraph begins: "For my own part, I confess, with regard to A[meri]ca, I see no necessity for such violent measures as have been taken." and another paragraph: "The present state of the colonies is the most momentous subject ever under the consideration of this, the most illustrious assembly upon earth." [p.1-2]Advertisment for John Dunlap's printing of Sermons to Asses, "supposed to be written by the ingenious Dr. Franklin," but today attributed to James Murray. [p.3]From the Public Advertiser, appears a letter of October 11, [1768] from Francis Lynn of Boston, Massachusetts in reply to a letter by Thomas Crowley of London: ".You speak of us as a people unreasonable enough to expect protection from Britain without contributing towards the expence, which is far from being the case. You speak of our 'dangerous and vain expectations of becoming independent,' and say that 'certainly there are such among us." "You bring an account against us if Eighty Millions, which you say this nation has run in debt by a war commenced for our protection." [p.4]An item from Boston reads: "The reports of the removal of some of the Governors in North America, has subsided; and we hear his Excellency the Governor of this province has received the fullest assurances of the royal approbation of his conduct." [p.7]A noteworthy extract from London letter reads: ".Doctor Franklin is indefatigable in his Endeavours to serve his Country. I heard him say, a few days ago, in a large Company, 'Britain has no Right to tax the Colonies, and never had any such Right, and I trust never will have it.' Be not alarmed if you should hear of Military Preparations, to enforce the late duties that have been imposed on you." [p.7]And another: "Dr. Franklin is very well, and very busy. You do not see him this year. Indeed it is better for you that he is where he is." [p.7]The handsome masthead features an engraving of the Pennsylvania coat-of-arms.ConditionNever-trimmed, wear at edges with a small loss at the top of the front leaf affecting about 5 words on page 2, loss filled by a professional paper conservator; dampstaining to upper portion of the issue.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Rizzi Zannoni b. Homann Erben, "Novissima totius Lavsonii sive Lemani Lacvs cum Regionibus circumjacentibus Chorographia Repraesentatio ..1766".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, 1769, 47,5 x 59. Sandler, S. 150; Blumer, Nr. 256 R. - Zeigt die Umgebung des Genfer Sees. Über der Karte Kopftitel, links große ornamentale Kartusche, rechts Vogelschauansicht von Genf.

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        DORADO CONTADOR ARITHMETICA ESPECULATIVA Y PRACTICA

      - Dorado contador, arithmetica especulativa, y práctica. Contiene la fineza, y reglas de contar oro, y plata, y los emcages de Flandes, por moderno, y compendioso estilo.- Madrid, en la Imprenta de Antonio Marín, 1769; en 4º menor pergamino de época con pérdidas restauradas, 4 hojas preliminares incluida portada, 431 páginas. 2 estados plegados. Palau nº 297905. Buen ejemplar de esta obra matemática útil en especial para comerciantes en oro, plata y encages, impresa por primera vez en Madrid 1594.

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        Neues Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet [Volume One Only]

      G.N. Raspe, Nurenberg 1769 - First edition. Large quarto. Contemporary full calf gilt. Volume 1 only of the 12 volume set. Hand-colored engraved title page, and 31 full-page plates with a total of 340 figures of individual shells, all hand-colored, plus an additional 16 internal illustrations printed in red. Front joint is tender, dampstains to the bottom margins of some pages, affecting none of the images, a good or better copy, with the images about fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Elemens de physiologie.

      Chez Guillyn 1769 - - Chez Guillyn, A Paris 1769, In 12 (10x17cm), (2) ix (1) 161pp. (2) ; (3) 305pp. (3), relié. - Seconde édition de la traduction par Bordenave. L'oeuvre avait paru an latin en 1749, à Gottingen. Pleine Basane blonde marbrée. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes élimées. Rousseurs éparses. Papier en partie jauni. Considéré comme une des principales figures de son temps, Haller était à la fois Naturaliste, médecin, anatomiste et poète. On le considère à juste titre comme le père de la physiologie. Dans ce manuel classique, Haller donne une vue d'ensemble critique du savoir anatomique et physiologique de son époque. (2) ix (1) 161pp. (2) ; (3) 305pp. (3) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTOIRE DE FRANCOIS PREMIER, ROI DE FRANCE, DIT LE GRAND ROI ET LE PERE DES LETTRES.

      Saillant & Nyon, Libraires,, Paris, 1769 - 2e edition, revue, corrigee & augmentee. Gabriel-Henri Gaillard (1726-1806) fut un homme de lettres franeais elu ? lAcademie franeaise. Il fut ami de Malesherbes et collabora au Mercure de France. Aujourdhui, il reste surtout connu pour ses textes historiques. 8 vol., 4-XLVIII-VIII-400 pp., 4-488 pp., 4-498 pp., 4-530 pp., 4-506 pp., 4-514 pp., 4-446 pp., 4-430 pp. in-12, Reliure plein veau d'epoque, dos orne ? 5 nerfs (coiffes usees, epidermures; pieces de titre et de tomaison brun clair, tranches ocre rouge. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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