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        A New System of Midwifery, in Four Parts; Founded on Practical Observations: The Whole Illustrated with Copper Plates

      London D. Wilson and G. Nicol, Opposite York-Buildings in the Strand 1769. Cover worn and detached. Several loose pages at prelims and end otherwise contents firm. One plate with short split at fold. Some light scattered foxing. Plates bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Physicians First Edition Contemporary calf 290mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). 440pp. 10 folding engraved copper plates.

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        In die Mettendorffische Liebs- und Gnaden-Mutter andächtig verliebtes Wahlfarts-Kind, das ist: Lieb-volle Andachts-Ubungen zu der Heil. Mutter Anna, Glorwuerdigsten Anfrau Jesu, Gebenedeytisten Mutter Mariae, als allgemeinen hilfs- und sonders gutthättigen Gnaden-Mutter aller ihrer in waserley Anligen, andaechtig zugethanen Pfleg-Kindern, besonders Dem gesegneten Frauen-Volk, um glueckliche Endbuendung, nuzlich zu verrichten. Zweyte Auflag. Neuerlich in Druck gegeben Vom mehrmaligen Mettendorffischen Wahlfarts- Administratorn

      O. O. (Eichstätt?),, 1769.. Mit gest. Frontispiz und 12 Kupfertafeln. 64 S., 2 Bll. Grüner Pappband d. Zt. 12°. Pfeiffer 27467; Wichmann 23711; beide nur die in Eichstätt gedruckte Erstausgabe von 1750, auch die einzige Fundstelle über KVK in der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek nur die mit lediglich 7 Tafeln illustrierte Erstausgabe. - Die in dem heutigen Ortsteil des fränkischen Greding stattfindende St.-Anna Wallfahrt geht auf das Jahr 1727 zurück. - Die hübschen Tafeln mit Darstellung des spätgotischen Gnadenbildes und Szenen aus dem Leben der Hl. Anna. - Einband etwas fleckig und bestoßen. Tls. etwas braunfleckig.

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        VERA OECUMENICI CONCILII TRIDENTINI, CONTRA EXURGENTES LUTHERI, ALIORUMQUE HAERESES.

      Sumptibus Matthaei Rieger, et Filiorum., Augsburg 1769 - A revised and edited translation by G. B. Giattini of Pallavicino's (1607-1667) history of the Council of Trent. It was written in refutation of Paolo Sarpi's history of a half century earlier. Folio (14" x 9"). 3 vols in 1, each with a title page. (8),330,(18);(2),325,(27);(2),354,(24),38pp. Plus (2)pp. publisherís ads. Double column text. Title-page of Vol. I printed in red & black. Cont. vellum, some soiling, black morocco spine label.

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        Wie die Alten den Tod gebildet: eine Untersuchung von.

      Berlin, Christian Friedrich Voss, 1769 - 8°, 4°. 3 Bll., 87 S., mit einer Titel- und Kopfvignette und 5 Kupfertafeln. Titel, Ldr. der Zeit m Rückenschild und Rückenprägungen, Etwas berieben, Klebespuren von abgelöstem Exlibris a. Schmutztitel, Stempel auf Titelblatt verso Goedeke IV/1, 417, 113; Muncker 418. Erste Ausgabe. Schöner Druck auf den enggestreiften römischen Bütten. 1100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire de chymie, contenant la theorie et la pratique de cette science, son application ? la Physique, ? l'Histoire Naturelle, ? la Medecine, & ? l'economie animale; avec l'explication detaillee de la vertu & de la

      Subject: (Chimica). Paris, chez Lacombe, 1769, due vol. in-8 leg. orig. piena pelle con fregi dorati e snodi al dorso, tagli rossi, (mancanza alla parte sup. del dorso al vol. I e spellature al secondo) pp. XXVI-616 + 688. La prima edizione (Duveen, 377) apparve anonima nel 1766, e questa la, rara, anch'essa, ristampa (sconosciuta a tutte le bibliografie consultate e precedente di otto anni la seconda edizione del 1777).

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        Stralsund und Greifswald, Johann Jacob Weitbrecht, 1758.

      8:o. (16),+ 856,+ (30) s. En bläcköverstruken namnteckning på frampärmens insida har färgat av sig på titelbladet, enstaka småfläckar, t.ex. på s. 329-330 och 369-370. Sidan 393 med bläckstreck. Sidorna 2-4 med bläckanteckningar i marginalen. Oskuren, i samtida gråpappband. Ur A. [Alm]löfs? boksamling, med hans överstrukna namnteckning, med Henrik Herbst juniors namnteckning, daterad 1769, och med lacksigill. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Warmholtz 6357, not. Lundstedt I, 62, not. Den ovanliga tyska översättningen av Niklas von Oelrichs politiska veckoskrift "En ärlig swensk" avsedd för Sveriges tyska provinser. Översättare var bibliotekarien vid Greifswalds universitet Johann Carl Dähnert. Warmholtz och Lundstedt nämner denna tyska översättning som utgiven i 4:o

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        A New System of Midwifery, in Four Parts; Founded on Practical Observations: The Whole Illustrated with Copper Plates

      D. Wilson and G. Nicol, Opposite York-Buildings in the Strand, London 1769 - 440pp. 10 folding engraved copper plates. Cover worn and detached. Several loose pages at prelims and end otherwise contents firm. One plate with short split at fold. Some light scattered foxing. Plates bright. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Physicians [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cobbleriana. Consisting of Essays, Letters, &c. Moral, Political and Humorous, In Prose and Verse. With a Stroke at some Eminent Characters of the Present Times. By a Cobbler of Drury-Lane

      London: C.D. Piguenit, 1769. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. Two volumes. London: C.D. Piguenit, 1769. 12mo. [xxii],xxxii,252; [xii],261,[1]pp. Engraved frontispiece. Volume one consists of an epistolary novel, written in a facetious style; volume two of essays, poems, and letters. The similarly titled (but differently spelled) "Cobleriana; Or, The Cobler's medley. Being a choice collection of the Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse, Serious and Comic, of Johnson the Cobler, of Drury Lane" - two volumes, London: J. Wilkie, 1768 - has twelve ESTC locations. The work offered (not in ESTC), apparently a piracy of Cobleriana with the title misspelled, has a single OCLC location (Berkeley). Neatly bound in contemporary half-calf, crimson lettering-pieces, gilt lettering and decoration, raised bands, marbled boards. Touch of rubbing to extremities. Occasional slight foxing. A very good copy. (**This book will require special carriage arrangements* - to order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote & further information).

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        Dictionnaire François, et Portugais plus complet que tous ceux qui ont parû jusqu’à présent pour l’instruction de la jeunesse portugaise.

      Lisbonne, chez Georges Rey, et Compagnie, de l’Imprimerie de Michel Manescal da Costa, 1769. - in-4. 4ff. 583pp. Pleine basane mouchetée, dos à nerfs orné (reliure portugaise de l’époque). Edition Originale. Très rare dictionnaire français-portugais imprimé à Lisbonne et destiné à permettre aux étudiants portugais la lecture des auteurs français "et des œuvres que la postérité conserve pour la gloire de tous les Règnes, et l’instruction du monde". Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Memoires sur les Objets les Plus Importans de L'Architecture

      Paris: Rozet. 1769. Hardcover. Very Good. First printing, 1769. 4to, contemporary calf, 375 pp., engraved title page, 27 numbered plates, almost all foldouts. Very good, mild rubbing to leather, shallowest loss to spine ends, perforated library stamp to title page and old circular paper labels on spine but no other notable marks ('withdrawn' stamp on verso of flyleaf). Contents very good (text block edges stained brick red), light foxing to plates.

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        La Vita Di Costantino Il Grande in Sei Libri Divisa Coll' Aggiunta ne' Susseguentio Tomi Di Critiche Dissertazioni Su I Passi Piu Controversi, Che S'incontrano Nella Medesima Vita; Di Appendici Pertinenti al Sacre Real Ordine de' Cavalieri Costantiniani

      Napoli: Vincenzo Flauto, 1769. Complete in three volumes; 1769: 16 + 318 + (2); 1770: (16) + 292; 1770 (14) + 334 pages; title pages printed in red and black, title illustrated with small publishers ornament; ornamental paragraph capitals, head and tail pieces; engraved plates by Fran. Giomignani, C. Pignatari, Dom. Dell'Accerra; including a 15" x 22 1/4" folding genealogical chart; full page frontis in Vol II; portrait of Charles III; Emperor Constantine at court; Maria Caroline of Austria; plate with double-headed eagle royal arms, very similar to the Russian; plate with the ornamental sword of the order and details of its markings; plate with Constantine observing the miraculous vision of the 'cross in the sky' which is the basis for the founding of the order; and 23 fraternal & religious costume plates (in addition, Tav. V. of the costume group is repeated in all three volumes, titled " Abito Capitolare del Gran Maestro dell'Angelico Sacro Real Ordine Costantiniano di S. Giorgio"); Italian & Latin text throughout; woodcuts of coins and medals, symbols & images relating to the biography of Emperor Constantine and the inspiration which gives the basis for the fraternal order discussed here; of particular interest is the group of full-plates depicting the crosses & costume and of the various levels, membership details of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George, a Roman Catholic order of chivalry extant today; content concentrating on the history and usage of the order; contemporary inscription on endpaper of Volume III, another prev. ownership name (illegible) on the title page of Vol. I, lined through, dated 1829; large heavy volumes, approx. 8 1/4" x 13" (21 x 33.5 cm) in size, weighing over 9 pounds with provision for shipping; bound in contemporary limp vellum; spines with gilt titling; all edges lightly tinted in red; bindings very worn and rubbed, tips and edges wear-through; Vol. III title gone, chipped away and binding loosened; old scribblings, soiling and stains to covers, worming; some leaves with paper very darkened, stained, legible; worming in all volumes, mostly marginal in Vols I & II, extending into plates in Vol. III; title page of Vol II with long closed tear, repaired on back with tissue; also closed tear to the folding plate at back of Vol. III, also repaired; some spotting, staining, foxing in the text; a couple of leaves bound in upside-down, some detaching where worming has weakened or chipped the paper at the gutters; a set in fair to good condition, serviceable. . First Edition. Vellum. Good.

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        Essais historiques sur l'Inde, précédé d'un journal de voyages, et d'une description géographique de la côte de Coromandel.

      Chez Herrissant le Fils, Paris, 1769 - Paris, Chez Herrissant le Fils 1769. 8°. 2 n.n. Bl., 360 S., 12 n.n. S. Index und Privileg. Mit 3 gestochenen Tafeln. Portugiesischer Lederband des 20. Jahrhunderts mit schwarzem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung. Borba de Moraes 381. - Bericht einer Reise, die über Rio de Janeiro, dessen Bewohner er als rach- und streitsüchtig beschreibt, nach Indien führt. Der vornamenlose Verfasser war Teilnehmer der französischen Flotte unter dem Graf d'Aché und General Lally, deren Ziel es war, die franzöischen Interessen an der Koromandelküste im Südosten Indiens zu verteidigen. Im 18. Jahrhundert kam es wiederholt zu Auseinandersetzungen zwischen den europäischen Kolonialmächten um Exportgüter wie dem im Möbelbau sehr beliebten Schellack. Der Verfasser beschreibt die Geschichte der verschiedenen Kolonialstationen, die Kultur und die Religionen der Inder. Frankreich behielt bis 1954 trotz der Vorherrschaft der Engländer mit Karaikal und Puducherry einige Kolonialstütztpunkte. - Name auf titelblatt. Papier leicht gebräunt. - Vollkommen unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Sprache: Französisch Portugiesischer Lederband des 20. Jahrhunderts mit schwarzem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und reicher floraler Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Défense des actes du Clergé de France, contenant la Religion, publiée en l'Assemblée de 1765 par M. L'Evêque du Puy (J.-G. Lefranc de Pompignan)

      sans nom d'éditeur - A Louvain, sans nom d'Imprimeur, 1769. (viij) + 476 pages et (2ff) n.ch. d'Errata. 1 volume in-4 (25,5 *20 cm) relié plein veau d'époque, dos à nerfs ornés, pièce de titre. Tranches rouges. Très belle reliure d'époque, dans un grand état de fraicheur, sans défaut. Bon état intérieur. Très bel exemplaire. Rare ouvrage, réponse au réquisitoire violent de M. Le Blanc de Castillon, Avocat général d'Aix, contre les Actes de l'Assemblée du Clergé de France sur la religion. (Dictionnaire de Bibliographie catholique, TI - 1209)

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        DE LA RELIGION DES BRAHMINES. DISSERTATION SUR LES MOEURS, LES USAGES, LE LANGAGE, LA RELIGION ET LA PHILOSOPHIE DES HINDOUS: SUIVIE D'UNE EXPOSITION GÉNÉRALE ET SUCCINCTE DU GOUVERNEMENT & DE L'ÉTAT ACTUEL DE L'HINDOSTAN. [BOUND WITH] APOLOGIE DE SPINOSA ET DU SPINOSISME, CONTRE LES ATHÉES, LES INCRÉDULES ET CONTRE LES THÉOLOGIENS SCOLASTIQUES PLATONICIENS

      Paris; Fournier Frères / Paris; Pissot 1769; 1810 - Contemporary morocco. 12mo. XXIV, 213 pages. IV, 136; 17 cm. In French. De la religion des Brahmines, first French edition. Apologie Du Spinosa, second printing. A travelogue on the mores, customs, language, religion, and philosophy of Hinduism, contains two folded engraved tables; French translation from ?On the Origin and Nature of Despotism in Hindostan? by Alexander Dow. The translator, Claude Francois Bergier (1721-1784) , was a French Jurist, writer, and English translator (including Ferguson?s ?Essay on Civil Society?) . "An Apology for Spinoza and Spinozism", contains ?Lettre à M. Helvetius? dated ?15 juillet 1766?: pages [125]-136 (Letter to Helvetius in the 1810 edition, absent from the 122 page Altona 1805 edition) . Bound in contemporary morocco, with gilt tooled edges and spine, decorative endpages. Subjects: Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677. India - History. Mogul Empire. OCLC lists 17 copies of Apologie Du Spinosa; 8 copies of De la religion des Brahmines, which sold for ove USD 6700 alone at auction in 2011. Light rubbing to extremities of morocco, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (KH-1-6) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DISSERTAZIONE ITALIANA E FRANCESE SOPRA LA PRODUZIONE DE' CORALLI E RIFLESSIONI CRITICHE SOPRA I POLIPI CREDUTI COSTRUTTORI DEI MEDESIMI CORALLI

      NELLA STAMPERIA DI GIUSEPPE ALLEGRINI E COMP. 1769 In 8vo, pp. XII, pp. 98. Due timbri di biblioteca al frontespizio e uno sulla seconda carta. Mezza pelle posteriore, titolo in oro al dorso. Il corallo nei suoi vari colori ed una dotta confutazione della teoria secondo la quale il corallo é prodotto da polipi. L'origine vegetale del corallo con ampi richiami scientifici a tutti i naturalisti suoi contemporanei e classici. 3 immagini allegate.

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        Neue Erdbeschreibung von Asia. Erste Abtheilung, welche die Türkischen Länder in diesem Welt - Theil, Arabien, Mesopotamien, Syrien und das Gelobte Land in sich begreifft.

      Benedict Hurter,, Schaffhausen, 1769 - Schaffhausen, Benedict Hurter, 1769. 8°. 10 unpag. S. (Vorrede), 480, XXXVI S. Ganzleder - Einband der Zeit mit 2 RSchildchen. Exlibris. Rücken ob. Kapital etwas ausgefranzt, sonst wohlerhalten. (s. Foto). Büschings Geographie Bd. XI. Sprache: ger/deu Exlibris. Rücken ob. Kapital etwas ausgefranzt, sonst wohlerhalten. (s. Foto). Ganzleder - Einband der Zeit mit 2 RSchildchen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Holy Bible -

      Cambridge: John Archdeacon, Printer to the University, 1769. (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") . Archdeacon was University Printer from 1766 to 1793

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        A Topographical Hand Coloured Map of the County of Kent in 25 Sheets: Sheet Covering Ickham to the West, Pegwell, Greystone Bay, Deal and Walmer to the East, Stourmouth and Ebsfleet to the North, Kingsdown and Eythorne to the South

      Printed by Drury and Andrews, London 1769. London 1769. Original hand coloured map mounted on linen measuring 27½'' x 18''. Super boats out at sea also showing 'Brake' and 'Crofs Ledge' [Goodwin Sands]. Just a little fraying to the edges, colours sharp and bright, without any creases and in Very Good clean condition. We currently hold in stock 1 other Drury and Andrews map. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        DE LA RELIGION DES BRAHMINES. DISSERTATION SUR LES MOEURS, LES USAGES, LE LANGAGE, LA RELIGION ET LA PHILOSOPHIE DES HINDOUS: SUIVIE D'UNE EXPOSITION GÉNÉRALE ET SUCCINCTE DU GOUVERNEMENT & DE L'ÉTAT ACTUEL DE L'HINDOSTAN. [BOUND WITH] APOLOGIE DE SPINOSA ET DU SPINOSISME, CONTRE LES ATHÉES, LES INCRÉDULES ET CONTRE LES THÉOLOGIENS SCOLASTIQUES PLATONICIENS

      Paris; Fournier Frères / Paris; Pissot. 1769; 1810. Contemporary morocco. 12mo. XXIV, 213 pages. IV, 136; 17 cm. In French. De la religion des Brahmines, first French edition. Apologie Du Spinosa, second printing. A travelogue on the mores, customs, language, religion, and philosophy of Hinduism, contains two folded engraved tables; French translation from ‘On the Origin and Nature of Despotism in Hindostan’ by Alexander Dow. The translator, Claude Francois Bergier (1721-1784) , was a French Jurist, writer, and English translator (including Ferguson’s ‘Essay on Civil Society’) . “An Apology for Spinoza and Spinozism”, contains ‘Lettre à M. Helvetius’ dated ‘15 juillet 1766’: pages [125]-136 (Letter to Helvetius in the 1810 edition, absent from the 122 page Altona 1805 edition) . Bound in contemporary morocco, with gilt tooled edges and spine, decorative endpages. Subjects: Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677. India - History. Mogul Empire. OCLC lists 17 copies of Apologie Du Spinosa; 8 copies of De la religion des Brahmines, which sold for ove USD 6700 alone at auction in 2011. Light rubbing to extremities of morocco, otherwise fresh and clean. Very good + condition. (KH-1-6) .

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        Traité sur la connoissance et la culture des jacintes, par l'Auteur du Traité des renoncules, imprimé à Paris chez Lottin.

      Louis Chambeau, Avignon 1769 - Petit in-12 de 156 pp.; basane marron, dos lisse à faux-nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque). Illustré de 2 planches gravées dépliantes. Petits manques de cuir en pied et sommet de dos, petit frottement sur la tranche supérieure. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nieuwe Kaart van Kanada, de Landen aan de Hudsons-Baay en de Noordwestelyke deelen van Noord-Amerika

      Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion, 1769. Copper-engraved map, full period hand colouring. 15 1/4 x 20 inches. Decorative map of Canada, the Great Lakes and Hudson's Bay with an inset of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, with fine original hand colouring. The area is shown in some detail as it stood just after the French and Indian war. Included are the Hudson Bay Company forts and factories and the approximate locations of the native American tribes in the area. The map extends eastward to the Atlantic, with a large part of New England shown. Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada 375; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 769.2.

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        Bound volume featuring 4 works from 1769 on England and its colonies: Knox: The Present State of the Nation, with Appendix. Langrishe: Considerations on the Dependencies of Great Britain with Observations on a Pamphlet intitled The Present State of the Nation. Burke: Observations on a Late State of the Nation

      London: Various, including Dodsley, Almon. 1769. Hardcover. Good. Bound volume with four works in quarter leather and marbled boards. 1. Knox: Present State of the Nation. Half title states 4th Edition. Page 82 correctly numbered, p. 86 numbered 68. 2. Appendix. 1769. First edition. 3. Langrishe: Considerations. 1769. Appears to be the first printing. 4. Burke's Observations on a Late State of the Nation. 1769. Stated 4th Edition. Condition: binding is good only with front board detached, bookplate from library, old 1890 library ink stamp to flyleaf, contents of the volume clean and with no library marks. The first work has a few pages with erasable light pencil marks and one ink tiny annotation to p. 13 in an 18th C. hand. The Langrishe and Burke publications also have very light and erasable occasional pencil notes, and the Burke work has a paragraph of closely written 18th C. ink economic ruminations on p. 15 filling up the bottom and outer margins.

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        Rerum prussicarum historia es codice manu auctoris scripto edita.

      4 Bll., 566 S. Kalblederband d. Zt. mit Rückenschild.Folio. 32 x 20,5 cm. ADB XXXIII, 133. - Spätere Ausgabe der umfangreichen Geschichte Preußens, 1592 erstmals erschienenes Hauptwerk des Danziger Stadtsekretärs und Schriftstellers Kaspar Schütz (gest. 1594). - Deckel berieben, Rücken mit Schabspuren und etwas spröde, oberes Kapital mit Fehlstelle, ein Gelenk angerissen. Stockfleckig.

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        Carte des Entrees de la Tamise Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine pour le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy

      Jacques Nicolas Bellin, Paris 1769 - Includes depth measurements and rhumb lines as well as inland cities and geographical features. Some chipping and minor tears along bottom edge. Right margin missing. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office). Sea Chart. Copper plate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 22.5" x 34".

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        A DESCRIPTION OF ENGLAND AND WALES. CONTAINING A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF EACH COUNTY, WITH ITS ANTIQUITIES, CURIOSITIES, SITUATION, CLIMATE, RIVERS, SOILS, FOSSILS, CAVERNS, PLANTS AND MINERALS, AGRICULTURE, CIVIL AND ECCLESIASTICAL DIVISIONS, CITIES, TOWNS, SEATS, MARKETS, MANUFACTURES, SIEGES, BATTLES, AND THE LIVES OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS MEN EACH COUNTRY HAS PRODUCED

      London : Newbery and Carnan, 1769 A very good set, complete in 10 volumes. It is profusely illustrated with copper plates of major landmarks and features described on the title pages as 'palaces, castles, cathedrals; the ruins of Roman and Saxon Buildings; and of Abbeys, Monasteries, and other Religious Houses, Besides a Variety of Cuts of Urns, Inscriptions, and other Antiquities.' In contemporary full leather bindings with raised bands to spine, red labels with gilt lettering to spine; gilt volume numbers; and gilt tooling on the side edges of the boards, only visible when the book is laid down on its side. With 240 copper plates as called for, and numerous engravings in the text. The contents are in superb and clean condition. There is some browning to pages opposite the plates because they are not tissue guarded. One volume only (7) has some very slight water damage to the top right corner of the last 14 pages. Volume 10 has a very small wormhole affecting the fep and first few leaves with minimal damage and no loss of text. There are very occasional annotations. All have an ink signature, possibly of Suzanne Roberts, 1854. Some have a worn bookplate of Richard Colchester. The bindings are sound but showing some wear - usually at the top or bottom of the spine; some particularly at the joints, and some rubbing at corners. The leather bindings are very clean and nicely coloured. We can provide a detailed account of each volume on request.

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        War With Devils Ministration of Communion with Angels

      Joseph Galbraith and Co., Glasgow. LEATHER_BOUND. 1769 edition; War With Devils: Ministration of and Communion with Angels; Joseph Galbraith and Co., Glasgow, Scotland; by Ambrose Isaac; original leather bound hardcover; ffep removed; dampstain to inside back cover corner and corners of last several pages; corners rubbed; leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles; a few marks to page ends; lower spine edge split; square copy; very scarce . Good. 1769.

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        Historia om Grönland, Deruti Landet och dess Inbyggare etc. I synnerhet Evangeliska Brödra-Församlingens där warande Mission, och Dess Förrättningar I Ny-Herrnhut och Lichtenfels, beskrifwas ; Af (...)., på Tyska författad, Men för dess märkwärdiga Innehåll på Swenska öfwersatt, samt med 8 Kopparstycken och fullständigt Register försedd. I-II.

      Stkh., 1769. 8vo. Samtidige skinnryggbind med marmorerte dekler. 1216 s. Med 8 foldede koberstikk.. "Förra Delen, Landet, Inbyggarne och Missionerne, intil År 1740. Sednare Del, Om Brödra-Församlingens Missioner Ifrån 1740 års början til 1762 års slut." 2 ex libris. Noe slitaje ved kapitélene. Materien ren og fin, kobberstikkene uten rifter

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        Relation Historique De L'Expédition Contre Les Indiens De L'Ohio En MDCCLXIV. Commandée par le Chevalier Henry Bouquet

      Amsterdam: Chez Marc-Michel Rey, 1769. First edition of the French transation by C. G. F. Dumas. xvi, 147, [10] pp. with 3 folding engraved maps & plans by Thomas Hutchins & 2 engraved plates after Benjamin West (but lacking the folding engraved plate of troop formations). Hard cover, bound in later half mottled calf over decorative paper boards. Moderate shelf-wear, the initial blanks tipped with biographical clippings. [Howes S-693, Sabin 84647]. Provenance: With the bookplate of W. J. De Renne; from the estate of Ester Elizabeth Reed, MD.. First Edition Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good.. Octavo 5.5" x 8.5".

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        ALOYSII ANTONII VERNEII EQUITIS TORQUATI ARCHIDIACONI EBORENSIS DE RE PHYSICA

      - AD USUM LUSITÀNORUM ADOLESCENTIUM. LIBRI DECEM. [Vinheta com as Armas Reais Portuguesas]. ROMAE CICICCCLXIX. [1769]. EX TYPOGRAPHIA GENEROSII SALOMONII. [Sob pé de imprensa: Superiorum Facultate]. Encadernado em 3 (de 4) volumes: 1.º e 3.º vol. de 21x14 cm. 2º vol. de 24x17 cm. Com: 1.º vol. [xxiii], 226, [2] pags. - 2.º vol. [viii], 394 pags.+ [12 grav. desd.] - 3.º vol. [iv], 212 pags.+[6 grav. desd.]. Encadernações da época inteiras de pele com ferros a ouro na lombada. Ilustrado com gravuras desdobráveis, contendo representações de instrumentos e de descobertas científicas. Exemplar apresenta o 2º volume da obra impresso em formato maior 'Grand Papier' (margens generosas) e com elevada qualidade no papel utilizado e na impressão tipográfica. Trata-se de uma obra muito rara que foi impressa em Roma. Inocêncio e seus continuadores nunca a viram e descrevem-na como sendo em 3 volumes. O titulo da obra refere que esta consta de 10 livros [Libri Decem]. Os 3 volumes que apresentamos apenas contêm os primeiros 7 livros, cada um deles com rostos e paginações próprias, e a indicação de [Vol. 1.º] «tomus primus» - [Vol. 2.º] «tomi secundi, pars prima» - [Vol. 3.º?] «tomi secundi, pars altera». Este nosso conjunto apresenta provavelmente falta do tomo 3.º volume, correspondente ao 4.º volume? Segundo a BNP trata-se do terceiro volume? pois refere a seguinte colação para a totalidade da obra: Vol. 1: XXIII, 226, [2] p. ?Vol. 2: Vol. 2: [8], 394, [2 br.], [12] grav. desdobr . - Vol. 3: [8], 510, [2], [7] grav. desdobr . ? Vol. 4: [4], 212, [6], grav. desdobr. : [8]-510 pags. e com [2]-[7] gravuras. Refere também a existência no 1.º volume de um retrato do autor gravado em cobre, que não está presente no nosso exemplar. A comparação das três colações (Inocêncio, BNP e a nossa) não é de todo conclusiva. Inocêncio (V, 226) menciona (por indicação de outra pessoa) apenas 3 tomos: 'De Re Physica. Romæ, 1769. 8.º 3 tomos. - Esta obra, que não vi, e que se diz constar de dez livros, dedicada a el rei D. José I, completa o curso de philosophia, com que o auctor se propoz brindar os seus compatriotas. O titulo, por extenso da obra, segundo a indicação remettida, é como se segue: De Re Physica ad usum Lusitanorum adolescentium, libri decem. Roma, ex Typ. Generosi Salomonii 1769. 8.º gr. 3 tomos, o 1.º com XXIII 226 pag. e mais uma innumerada, com as erratas: o 2.º com IV 214 pag. e septe estampas desdobraveis com que se complementam as dezenove do dito tomo: o 3.º com VIII 510 pag., e mais uma de erratas, e septe estampas, todas desdobraveis. Luís AntónioVerney (1713-1792) Cavalleiro da Ordem de Christo, Arcediago da Igreja Metropolitana de Évora, Graduado em Theologia e Mestre em Artes pela Universidade da mesma cidade, e Doutor naquela faculdade e na de Direito Civil pela Universidade de Roma, filho de Dionysio Verney, oriundo da cidade de Lyão de França, e de D. Maria da Conceição Arnaut, natural da villa de Penella, bispado de Coimbra. Dotado de felicissimas disposições para as sciencias e letras, e tendo aprendido tudo o que lhe era possivel saber naquele tempo em Portugal, desejando aprofundar mais os seus conhecimentos saíu a viajar em Agosto de 1736, com destino para Italia, e dirigiu-se a Roma, onde passou a maior parte da sua vida, sem que mais tornasse a ver a pátria. Dali lhe fez contudo relevantíssimos serviços, trabalhando incansavelmente e com bom exito para introduzir nela a reforma dos estudos, difundir a instrucção, e levantar as ciências do estado de abatimento, e decadência a que haviam descido entre nós. Outros igualmente atendíveis prestou como político, no tempo em que esteve empregado na qualidade de Secretario da Legação portugueza junto á Cúria Romana. Foi, como de ordinario, mal recompensado; do que ele com razão se queixa em uma extensa carta escripta de Roma, em 8 de Fevereiro de 1786, a um seu amigo congregado do Oratório de Lisboa, da qual conservo cópia, extraída da original, e que é documento a meu ver curiosíss

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        L'Art du Menuisier

      Paris: Delatour, 1769-1775. 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.

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        Topographie von Niederösterreich, in welcher alle Städte. Märkte, Dörfer, Klöster, Schlößer, Herrschaften, Landgüter, Edelsitze, Freyhöfe, nahmhafter Oerter u. d. g. angezeiget werden, die in diesem Erzherzogthume wirklich angetroffen werden, oder sich ehmals darinn befunden haben

      Wien, Kurzböck 1769-70.. 3 Bde. in 2 geb. Tit., 3 Bll., 428; Tit., 327 (1) S.; Tit., 1 Bl., 222 S., 2 Bll., 177 (22) S. Mit Titelportr. (gest. v. J. Mansfeld) u. 1 mehrf. gefalt. Plan in Kupfer. Ldr. im Stil d. Zt. m. Rückengolpräg. Stellenw. Textunterstreich. im 3. Bd. EA Slg. Mayer 462; Wurzbach LIV, 80; Gugitz III, 12024 - Die Bände 1, 2 enthalten die Beschreibung v. Niederösterreich mit alphabetischer Reihung d. Orte. In Band 3 die "Beschreibung der k.k. Haupt und Residenzstade Wien, als der dritte Theil zur österreichischen Topographie" mit der Nennung aller Häuser der Stadt und der Vorstädte.

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        The Inn Yard. From the Original Picture by Peter de Laër, called Bamboccio; In the Collection of Robt. Udney Esqr

      London: John Boydell, 24 June 1769. Engraving, coloured by hand, by Philip Charles Canot. 16 3/4 x 22 3/8 inches. 19 1/4 x 23 1/8 inches. A fine example of van Laer's 'bambocciata' compositions, ably engraved by one of the great late 18th century engravers working in London. The title notes that the original picture, from which this engraving is taken, was 29 inches by 38 inches. Dutch painter and printmaker. [Van Laer was ]... active mainly in Rome, [where] he established a reputation as the inventor of the bambocciata (Fr. bambocciade), a variety of painting characterized by its small size, naturalistic style and references to contemporary Italian popular culture. He attracted many followers in Italy, known as the Bambaccianti.' Peter Charles Canot (1710-1777) '...was a native of France, who came to England in 1740, and remained...till he died. He was a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists in 1766, and was elected an associate engraver of the Royal Academy in 1770, when that degree was first instituted. He exhibited at the Society of Artists, the Free Society, and the Royal Academy. A line-engraver of considerable skill, he executed numerous plates after Van de Velde, Bakhuisen, Teniers, Claude, and other old masters.' (DNB).

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        L'ostetrica; ovvero, L'arte di raccogliere i parti e di soccorre le donne nelle malattìe, che accompagnano la loro gravidanza, ed in quelle che soppravvengono loro dopo il parto; e di sollevare i bambini nelle loro malttìe dopo la na

      G. Zerletti Venice: G. Zerletti, 1769. Rare, second edition and a mint copy of this popular illustrated obstetrics guide; the first edition was published the year before in Florence.

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        THEOLOGIAE Tomo I- II- III- IV (in due volumi), Venetiis, Pitteri Francisci, 1769

      - .Aliorum patrum documenta et in CLARISSIMUM BERTI animadversiones.17,5 x 25,5, leg. coeva piena perg. con titoli in oro su tassello ai dorsi, qualche macchiolina ma interno buono. Belle marche tipografiche ed incisioni all'inizio di ogni tomo, con capilettera e finalini. Volume uno: tomus primus pp. XLVIII + 369 - tomus secundus pp. IV + 160 (1). Volume due: tomus tertius pp. IV + 222 (1) - tomus quartus pp.IV+175.

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        The History of Amintor and Teresa

      London: Printed for W. Owen..., 1769. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION. 8vo, 158 x 94 mms., pp. [iv], 128, 125 - 168, contemporary French calf, spine gilt to a thistle motif, red morocco label; top and base of spine chipped, upper and lower front joint slightly cracked. The "Advertisement to the Reader" states that "Amintor and Teresa having first been introduced in the History of Almira, published several years ago, it was imagined that the subsequent account of them might be agreeable to all such as favoured those two volumes by their kind encouragement." A notice in The London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer for 1769, repeats this information, adding that "It is written on the side of virtue, which is no little recommendation of it...." Almira: Or, the History of a French Lady of Distinction. Interspersed with the Histories of the Marquis de Montalvan; and Isabella: Lindamira, or, the Belle Espagnol, &c. &c. was first published in 1758 and again, with a slightly revised title, in 1762. However, the review in The Critical Review for 1769 did not think much of the sequel: "This publication is written in the Bunyan stile. We are introduced to Senex Christianus and Christiana, and a Teresa, whose husband Amintor is spirited away to Algiers or some of the Barbary states (but by whom, or for what purpose, does not clearly appear) and after being given over for lost, returns with his father-in-law, who had been kidnapped likewise, to receive the reward of his fidelity and virtues in the arms of Teresa, and the re-possession of his fortune. The story is one of the most improbable, and the characters the most insipid we have lately met with." ESTC T72455 gives pagination as [4], 128, 125-172, which is incorrect, as the BL's copy (the only copy in UK libraries) ends on page 168. In addition to the BL copy, ESTC locates only three other copies, New York Society Library, Rice University, and Pennsylvania Van-Pelt Dietrich.

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        A BRIEF EXPOSITION OF THE DOCTRINE OF THE NEW CHURCH, UNDERSTOOD IN THE APOCALYPSE BY THE NEW JERUSALEM; WHEREIN IS ALSO DEMONSTRATED, THAT THROUGHOUT ALL THE CHRISTIAN WORLD THE WORSHIPPING OF THREE GODS IS RECEIVED, FROM THE CREED OF ST. ATHANASIUS

      London: Printed by M. Lewis, 1769.. 159,[1]pp. Octavo. 19th century calf and marbled boards, gilt label. Small marginal snag in last leaf mended on blank verso, endsheets a bit foxed, tiny tidemark in upper forecorner of terminal leaf, binding a bit rubbed, bookseller's collation note and comment (in ink) on endsheets, otherwise a very good or better copy. First edition in English of Swedenborg's SUMMARIA EXPOSITIO DOCTRINAE NOVAE ECCLESIAE, published within the same year as the first edition, published in Latin in Amsterdam. The translation is attributed to John Marchant, and Swedenborg read the proofs and underwrote its publication. As often, the error on p.103 (not included in the errata on p. 159) is corrected in manuscript. In this late work, the influential scientist-turned-mystic attempted a point by point comparison of fundamental Catholic and Protestant doctrines with the teachings of the New Church. An uncommon book: ESTC locates eight copies, four of them in North America (Yale, UT, Huntington, and the Academy of the New Church). A new translation was published in 1789. ESTC T137426. HYDE 2477.

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        Summa S. Thomae

      Trajecti ad Mosam [Maastricht], Typis & Sumptibus Jacobi Lekens,, 1769–70. hodiernis academiarum moribus accomodata, sive Cursus theologiae ... Ad usum scholarum thomisticarum ... Editio Nova, ab Auctore aucta & emendata. 19 volumes, octavo. Bound in contemporary full speckled calf, with three black labels, gilt decoration and raised bands on spines. With portrait frontispiece. Some rubbing to extremities, some chipping to boards. Internally crisp clean. A very good set. Billuart's highly-regarded commentary on Thomas Aquinas's "Summa Theologica" was first published between 1746 and 1751. A famous preacher, Billuart defended publicly in Maastricht the doctrine of the Real Presence, silencing his Calvinist opponents by his incisive logic and extensive learning.

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        A Lengthy Autograph Document Signed By The Declaration Of Independence Signer John Morton

      ADS. 2pg. 7 ¾? x 12 ½?. February 1, 1769. No place [likely Pennsylvania]. A lengthy legal autograph document signed ?John Morton?; this was likely his retained copy. He penned ?These may Certifie whom it may Concern that We the Subscribers were appointed by the Governor to Report our Opinion what Damage might accrue to Daniel Sharpless if William Starr was admitted to take up Ridley Creek Between the Lands of the Said Daniel Sharpless and after Viewing the Premises we gave our opinion Concerning the Same, and we were also appointed arbitrators between the Sd. Wm. Starr to the Sd. Daniel Sharpless concerning the Damage done by the Sd. Starr to the Sd. Sharpless so that we had a full opportunity of seeing the papers and having the proofs and allegation of the both the said parties. Now at the Earnest Request of William Swaffer to know our opinion whether the Return of the Surveyor imployed to survey the same as it stood Returned into the Surveyor General?s office was proper to be patented in the terms therein expressed or not. We do certify that we deemed and looked upon the Sd. Survey (if that Shew?d to us was a true Copy thereof) to be Vangue and uncertain and might as such have been productive of Great Contention between the Parties had a patent passed according to that survey.? Morton then signed three names, including his own. There is an autograph document unsigned attached that is dated November 30, 1768 that continues to concern Ridley Creek and the Sharpless family. The document has dark ink and three folds; there are slight holes at the fold separations.

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        An Enquiry Into the Use and Practice of Juries Among the Greeks

      1769. Pettingal, John [1708-1781]. An Enquiry Into the Use and Practice of Juries among the Greeks and Romans; from whence the Origin of the English Jury May Probably be Deduced. London: Printed for the Author, by W. and W. Strahan, 1769. xv, [1], 200 pp. Quarto (10-3/4" x 8-1/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light browning to text, faint dampstaining to margins in a few places. Early owner signature (of Jas. Neilson) to foot of title page, interior otherwise clean. * Only edition. This early history of juries is enriched with numerous citations from Greek and Latin authors. "[T]he Reader (...) will be pleased to find the glorious Characteristic of this Nation, a Jury, to be originally founded in the Liberty of Greece, and handed down to us Through the Channel of the Commonwealth of Rome, and the Colonies Planted in their conquests.": Preface xiii. Pettingal, a Doctor of Divinity and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, was a prebendary of Lincoln Cathedral. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:377 (28).

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        Chymische Schriften

      Leipzig: Joh. Paul Krauss. 1769. Paperback. Very Good. Sechste Edition (6th edition), 1769. 8vo, very thick, in original marbled wraps, pp. [160], 1133, [155], [20] leaves of plates, portrait frontispiece, many in-text illustrations. Good to very good copy, some curling and minor loss to the first 20 pages at their bottom outer corners, wraps shelfworn and with corner loss, some splitting to paper covering along spine, loss to top inch of paper covering to spine, contents largely very good, unmarked. Title page in red and black. Basil Valentine / Valentini was the name attributed to a supposed 15th Century alchemist. Modern scholarship now suggests that one of the authors was Johann Thölde (1565-1624) a German salt manufacturer, but that other authors were involved. Much in the way of alchemical and metallurgical material in this volume, with the plates showing emblematic, hermetic and alchemical imagery, and much of interest to those interested in alchemy, magic and experimental science. RARE edition in the original marbled paper binding. Perforated stamp from a local library on title page, no other noted library marks but for a 'withdrawn' stamp discretely to inner rear wrap. Text in Fraktur Deutsch.

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        Manuscript Vellum Journal Containing 92 Lease Agreements for the Manor and Parish of Burton, which had been Granted to the Pagett Family

      1769. Burton-Upon-Trent, 30 November 1769. Manuscript Journal containing 92 lease agreements for the Manor and Parish of Burton, which had been granted to the Pagett family by King Henry VIII in 1546, renewed by Lord Henry Pagett (1744-1812), English peer and heir of the barony, immediately upon the death of his predecessor, Henry Paget 2nd Earl of Uxbridge (1719-1769). 8vo. 48 pages in manuscript, titled to front endpaper. Original vellum binding, measuring approximately 16 x 21 x 3 cm. Signed in the original by most tenants, which include important pioneering merchants, manufacturers, tradesmen, and the like. Witnessed by William Wyatt, timber merchant and agent for Burton manor, on occasions where tenants could not sign. Indication of moisture, mainly to blank leaves, otherwise in very good condition, beautifully preserved, clean and bright. "Manuscript Attornments of Tenants of The Right Hon. Lord Pagett in his Manor of Burton." Ninety-two (92) manuscript lease renewals neatly contained in one volume, all executed in one day, 30 November 1769, by lessor Lord Henry Pagett, and signed by the tenants - pioneering beer brewers, merchants, manufacturers, tradesmen, and the like - entrepreneurs who were unknowingly establishing the foundation for economic growth and prosperity in Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire. Prominent in this volume are leading names associated with the brewing industry, though equally important are those who established ironworks, victualling firms, so forth, making this an invaluable primary resource. The manor of Burton-upon-Trent, granted by Henry VIII to the Pagett family three centuries earlier, here being leased in parcels, was in fact a vast expanse with several hamlets. Upon receiving title of the old Burton Abbey, Lord Pagett promptly attorned tenancy agreements. Each lease is numbered, most being entered in the volume sequentially, indicating that tenants were most likely summoned all at once to a hall for the announcement and renewal process. Only three are out of sequence, the final entries, indicating latecomers or brief hesitation. The new landlord may have increased the rent as each tenant pays one shilling upon signing. This unique volume yields insight into industries emerging in England in the early years of the Industrial Revolution, and contains the signatures of revolutionary business persons in Burton, including leading beer brewers. Significant to the town's beer brewing legacy, we find the signatures of William Worthington - founder of England's second oldest brewing company Worthington Brewery, and William Bass - founder of the Bass Brewery who at the time was a beer carrier for Benjamin Printon and Charles Leeson. In 1777 Bass shipping beer to St Petersberg and the Baltic ports via the Trent navigation and the port of Hull. The beer was apparently used to purchase iron used to cooper beer barrels. Thomas Gretton, beer brewer associated with Bass, also signs within, as well as Benjamin Wilson, innkeeper and another leading brewer of Burton-upon-Trent. Thomas Thornewill and his family are recorded as owning a forge Mill at Clay Mills, using iron primarily imported from Russia and Sweden, which they purchased from various Burton brewers of the time. Brewers often accepted some iron as part payment for beer exported to Baltic customers, who were probably their main suppliers of iron hoops. Thomas Thornewill (ironmonger and spademaker) leased the White Hart Inn in High Street from the Earl of Uxbridge on 23rd September 1769. Later in the year, he sub-let a house and garden on the north side of New Street (which he previously leased from the Earl of Uxbridge) to John Shorthose (turner). In a property lease of 1770 John Shorthose is described as a spademaker and was an employee at the Thornewill works in New Street. Some of the other tenants included clockmaker Francis Wilson, miller Jeremiah Eaglefield, lathe turner John Shorthose, and surgeon Christopher Ley who is the first to be recorded working as a male midwife. Victualler John Astle signs two separate agreements, indicating he leased two spaces, as does tailor John Orgoll, . In 1699, William Paget, 6th Baron Paget obtained an Act of Parliament to extend navigation on the River Trent from Nottingham up to Burton, but nothing was immediately done. In 1711, Lord Paget leased his rights to George Hayne, who in 1712 opened the River Trent Navigation and constructed a wharf and other buildings in the precinct of the old abbey. This led to the development of Burton as the major town for brewing and exporting beer, as it allowed Burton beer to be shipped to Hull, and on to the Baltic Sea and Prussia, as well as to London where it was being sold in 1712. A number of breweries opened in the second half of the 18th century to take advantage of this trade. The Napoleonic blockade brought this to a halt, leading to some consolidation and a redirection of the trade to London and Lancashire via canals. When Burton brewers succeeded in replicating the pale ale produced in London, the advantage of the water’s qualities allowed the development of the trade of Burton India Pale Ale (an ale specially brewed to keep during the long sea voyage to India). The building of rail links to Liverpool enabled brewers to export their beer throughout the British Empire. Burton came to dominate the brewing trade, producing at its height, one quarter of all beer sold in Britain. .

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        Veduta della Villa dell'Emo Sigr. Card. Alesandro Albani fuori di Porta Salaria." Villa Albani, Ansicht mit den Gartenanlagen

      Kupferstich von Giovanni Battista Piranesi aus der Folge "Vedute di Roma" 1769. 44.5x69.5 cm. - H. 89 I (von III) - Wilton-Ely 222 - Aus der 1. Pariser Ausgabe 1800 - 1807 auf kräftigem Papier, mit Mittelfalte. Dekorative Ansicht der 1755 - 1763 für den Kardinal Alessandro Albani als Aufbewahrungsort seiner Antikensammlung erbauten Villa. Die weitläufigen Gartenanlagen sind prächtig mit großen Brunnen, Treppen mit Balustraden, kunstvoll angelegten Blumenrabatten und geschnittenen Hecken dargestellt.

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        Veduta del Tempio di Ercole nella Citta di Cora, dieci miglia lontano da Velletri

      Kupferstich von Giovanni Battista Piranesi aus der Folge "Vedute di Roma" 1769. 38.5x53 cm. - H. 91 II (von IV) - Wilton-Ely 224 - Aus der 1. Pariser Ausgabe 1800 - 1807. Der Herkules-Tempel in Cori bei Velletri. Auf kräftigem Papier, mit Mittelfalte.

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        ENGLISH LIBERTY Or the British Lion Roused; Containiny [sic] the Sufferings of John Wilkes, Esq; from the First of his Persecution, Down to the Present Time. [Volume I which was first published bound from the parts issues]

      London: T. Marsh in Black-Friars, and sold by all the News-Carriers in Town and Country, 1769 according to British Library. Hardcover. Very Good. 195x120mm (in 4's) original sugar paper wrappers bound into half blue roan spine gilt titled (old auction ticket removal stain/tips worn). Uncut edges with some dusting 378pp end of 1st volume (all published at this time) but tipped to rear inner side of sugar paper covers "To the Public The sale of this work being so very extensive, occasions the Publisher to acquaint the Reader, that one Number of Vol.II of the Sufferings of John Wilkes Esq. will be regularly published every other Day." Three library catalogue entries of the 2 volume set mention a folding portrait but it is not clear whether this was issued with this first volume. This is the Clement K Shorter copy with his handsome art nouveau bookplate with the Walter Crane monogram. Shorter (1857-1926) a book collector and editor of the Illustrated London News and several other journals was also founder The Sketch (1893), The Sphere (1900), and The Tatler (1903). Scarce (ESTC T74070).

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        [Martinique] A View of the Port of La Trinité and all the north side of Martinique, Taken by the Right Honble. Augustus Hervey Febry. the 11th. 1762

      London: Torre, [circa 1769]. Copper engraving, by Peter Charles Canot, in very good condition. 16 5/16 x 28 1/8 inches. An excellent image of the naval action in Martinique during the Seven Years War A fine view of the squadron under the command of Augustus John Hervey (1724-1779, third Earl of Bristol) in the process of capturing the French port of Le Trinité on Martinique. 'In the autumn of 1761 Hervey was ordered to proceed with Commodore Barton to the West Indies to join Rodney in his expedition against the French island of Martinique. Here he aided in the successful attack, and was afterwards ordered by Rodney to proceed in the Dragon with five other vessels to demand the surrender of St. Lucia. The island was at once given up (February 1762). An expedition, the naval part of which was under the direction of Sir George Pocock, had sailed from England against the Havannah, and this was joined by a portion, including Hervey's ship, of the fleet previously under Rodney's command. Hervey captured the castle which defended the river Coximar, and, at Keppel's direction, under whose immediate command he now acted, hastened to cannonade with three other vessels from the seaward the fort of Moro Castle, which commanded the entrance to the harbour of the Havannah. He had the misfortune to be grounded, but persevered in firing until ordered to desist, when his ship was obliged to withdraw in order to be refitted. After a terrible loss of life Moro Castle was taken nearly a month later, and the Havannah was soon afterwards surrendered. Hervey was despatched to England with the news, and on his way captured a large French frigate laden with military stores for Newfoundland, which the enemy had a short time before made a descent upon. Peace quickly followed, when Hervey resigned his command and accepted the captaincy of the Centurion of 50 guns under the Duke of York.' (DNB). Dominic Serres 'was born in 1722 at Auch in Gascony, and was educated in the public school there... His parents intended him for the church, but, this not suiting his taste, he ran away from his native town, and made his way on foot into Spain. He there shipped on board a vessel for South America as a common sailor, and eventually became master of a trading vessel to the Havannah, where he was taken prisoner by a British frigate and brought to this country about 1758. After his release he married and lived for a time in Northamptonshire. He had received some instruction in drawing, and commenced life in England as a painter of naval pieces, for which the wars of the period furnished an abundance of subjects. He received some assistance from Charles Brooking, and soon established a position. In 1765 Serres became a member of the Incorporated Society of Artists, and exhibited with them for two years. On the establishment of the Royal Academy in 1768 he was chosen one of the foundation members, and was a constant contributor up to the time of his death. Between 1761 and 1793 he exhibited eight works at the Society of Artists, twenty-one at the Free Society, and 105 at the Royal Academy. Among the latter were The Siege at Fort Royal, Martinique (1769), The Royal George returning from the Bay (1771), The Burning of the Town of Gimras (1772), The Thésée sinking while engaging with the Torbay (1777), and The Engagement between the Serapis and the Countess of Scarborough with Paul Jones and his Squadron (1780). Serres was a good linguist. In 1792 he succeeded Wilton as librarian to the academy. He was also appointed marine-painter to George III, but he did not long hold these offices. He died in 1793, and was buried at St. Marylebone Old Church.' (DNB).

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        Nouvelles Recreations Physiques et Mathematiques

      Chez Gueffier, 1769-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 volumes of 4, sans tome I. Chez Gueffier, Paris, 1769. hardcover. 8vo. Contemporary full leather. 5 spine bands, 6 compartments. Decorated gilt spine. Red edges. Gorgeous hand painted fold out plates. Internally excellent, with clean, unmarked pages. See our pictures of these truly lovely books.

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        Explication des proportions géométrales du cheval vu dans ses principaux aspects suivant les principes établis dans les Ecoles Royales Vétérinaires.

      N. p., [1769]. - 480:680 mm. Fine handwritten, calligraphic description of a perfect horse's anatomy, explaining its ideal proportions. Located in the center, there is a printed horse-study taken from Bourgelat's "Treatise on the choice and care of horses they require" ("Traité du choix des chevaux et des soins qu'ils exigent", 1769). - The founder of veterinary colleges at Lyon in 1761, Claude Bourgelat, was as an authority on horse management, and often consulted on the matter. - Small defects to edges; some dust-staining on reverse.

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