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        Nouveau Calendrier du trés illustre ORDRE EQUESTRE DE BAVIERE sous le Titre des Defenseurs de la Gloire de Dieu sous la Protection de saint Michel Archange.

      Pour l'an de nôtre Seigneur M.DCC.LXIX (1769), - in-12, 19 ff. di testo a stampa (5 preliminari e 14 in fine), leg. posteriore in p. perg. Corredato da 103 bellissime incisioni a piena pagina, di cui 3 singole ed una doppia con i ritratti dei Maestri del Gran Ordine; le restanti tavole, disposte cronologicamente, raffigurano le armi araldiche e i titoli degli appartenenti all'ordine; tutte le pagine, inoltre, sono entro bordure. Si tratta di un rarissimo ed elegante calendario araldico per l'anno 1769, superbamente inciso da Joseph Anton Zimmermann e probabilmente da Max Jungwierth, dei cavalieri dell'Ordine di San Michele Arcangelo, dinastico della Casa di Baviera: di ciascuno, con brevi notizie biografiche, è raffigurato lo stemma con elmo o corona e spesso più di un pittoresco cimiero, ne sono descritti dignità e cariche ricoperte, oltre alla data di ricezione nell'ordine, fondato nel 1693. In fine almanacco con la data delle principali festività: quelle dell'ordine sono evidenziate con un asterisco. Delizioso volumetto, perfettamente conservato. Manca al Carteret, Les Almanacs. Manca a Saffroy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Inquiry Into The Beauties of Painting; And Into The Merits Of The Most Celebrated Painters, Ancient and Modern * Remarks On The Beauty of Poetry * Observations On The Correspondence Between Poetry and Music

      London: J. Dodsley, 1769. leather_bound. Contemporary full brown calf. 3 vols. in one. Very good.. 200, 123, and 155 pages. Demi 8vo, 17 x 11 cm. Third edition of "An Inquiry," originally published 1760, and first editions of following two titles. Born in Ireland, the author spent most of his mature years in Bath. His theoretical works on art had considerable vogue for a time. The three titles here bound in one volume comprise his most notable oeuvre. Book Label of C. Frost Bookseller, Bristol and inked ownership inscription, Oxford University dated 1820. BRUNET Vol. VI, no.9230. Hinges cracked but firm, corner wear, backstrip worn and foot and with slight loss at head, raised bands, gilt floral panel designs, red leather spine label, publisher adverts at rear.

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        Dieu et les Hommes, Oeuvre Theologique; mais raisonnable. Par le Docteur Obern. Traduit Par Jaques Aimon.

      Berlin (d.i.Genève), chez Christian de Vos, 1769. 1.Ausgabe. VIII, 264 S. 18,5 x 12,5 cm. Neuerer Halblederband mit Rückengoldprägung, rotem ledernem Rückenschild, Buntpapierbezug und Buntpapier-Deckblättern. Bengesco II, 1785. ---- Erste und einzige Buchausgabe dieses religionskritischen Textes, der einen historischen Religionsvergleich vornimmt und eine Schätzung der Anzahl Opfer religiöser Verfolgung anfängt (Voltaire nennt die Ziffer 9\'468\'800). Die Schrift wurde durch einen Parlamentsbeschluss vom 18.August 1770 zur Verbrennung verurteilt, ebenso durch ein Dekret des Cour de Rome vom 3.Dezember 1770. ----- Ecken leicht bestossen; Papier stellenweise leicht fleckig. Französische Bücher, Französische Literatur, Literatur 18.Jh., Philosophie 18.Jh., Religionswissenschaften

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        Diverse maniere d'Adornare i Cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi desunte dall'archiettura Egizia, Etrusca e Greca, con un Ragionamento Apologetico in difesa dell'Architettura Egizia, e Toscana.

      Opera del cavaliere Giambattista Piranesi architetto. Roma, Stamperia di Generoso Salomoni, MDCCLXIX (1769), - in-folio gr. (560x425 mm.), titolo a stampa in tre lingue (italiano, inglese e francese), grandioso frontespizio figurato inciso in rame su doppio foglio, con dedica a ''monsignor G.B.Rezzonico Gran Priore in Roma della Sacra Religione Gerosolimitana''. Seguono due pag. di dedica, pp.35 di testo descrittivo nelle tre lingue, 1 foglio finale con Indice delle incisioni: 4 tavole introduttive fuori testo, una testata e un finalino inc., 66 tavole a piena pagina che offrono tutte le eleganti decorazionì scolpite sui camini dell'epoca Egizia, Etrusca e Greca. Complessive 71 stupende incisioni del grande artista. Questa opera, nelle tre lingue, venne pensata e offerta agli europei con nuovi progetti e stili di decorazione d'interni per le loro case. Opera di Piranesi meno conosciuta e più rara di altre maggiormente diffuse. Magnifico esemplare di prima tiratura dei rami, a pieni margini, su carta forte. Legatura del tempo in pieno marocchino rosso decorata in oro con varie bordure sui piatti, dorso interamente ornato, larga fascia decorativa all'interno dei piatti, ottimamente conservata. Hind, Piranesi, p.86. Focillon, nn.854-926. - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE CHYMIE, CONTENANT LA THEORIE & LA PRATIQUE DE CETTE SCIENCE, SON APPLICATION A LA PHYSIQUE, A L'A MEDECINE & A L'ECONOMIE ANIMALE

      Paris: Chez Lacombe, Libraire, Quai De Conti. Very Good. 1769. Hardcover. Title Continued: Avec L' explication detaillee de la vertu & de la maniere d'agir des Medicamens Chymiques. . Et les principes fondamentaux des Arts, Manufactures & Metiers dependans de la Chymie. Full clean leather with raised bands and gilt decorated panels. Page edges dyed red. Marbled endpaper. This is the 1769 reprint of the 1766 first edition. Vol # 1 (xxiv) ,616pp. : VG. Vol. #2, . 688pp. : VG+. Illustrated with head & tail piece vignettes. Chemistry dictionary containing the theory of science, medicine and natural history with detailed explanation. Vol #1 has chip on spine head. Science, Medicine ; Vignettes; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1329 pages .

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        Essai d'une Distribution généalogique des sciences et des arts principaux.

      Weimar: Benard, , 1769. Selon l'explication détaillée du système des connoissances humaines dans le discours préliminaire des Editeurs de l'Encyclopédie, publiée par M. Diderot et M. d'Alembert. A Paris en 1751. Réduit en cette forme pour découvrir la connaissance humaine d'un coup d'oeil. Engraved broadside (97.5 x 62.5 mm, engraved area 930 x 620 mm). Sometime folded, now mounted, framed and glazed. Very slight wear along folds; an excellent copy. A very rare engraved genealogical depiction of the arts and sciences, as explained in the preliminary discourse of Diderot and d'Alembert's great Encyclopédie, conceived by Chrétien (or Christian) Roth, and engraved by Benard. Following Francis Bacon's Tree of Knowledge as described in The Advancement of Learning of 1605, and the table "Systême figuré des connaissances humaines" produced for the Encyclopédie, Roth here depicts the genealogical form of knowledge in the shape of a tree, the three main branches of Memory, Reason and Imagination subdividing into "fruit", the domains of science known to man. Robert Benard (born 1734) engraved, or directed the engraving of, at least 1800 plates for Diderot's groundbreaking Encyclopédie, published between 1751 and 1772. He was also responsible for a large number of the plates included in James Cook's Voyages. Little appears to be know of Roth, other than that he was apparently a teacher in Weimar, who subsequently authored the Versuch einer Mappe-Monde Litteraire published in Erfurt in 1785, described on OCLC as a sequel to the present work. The present engraving was subsequently included in the 1780 edition of Pierre Mouchon's Table analytique et raisonnée des matières contenues dans les XXXIII volumes in-folio du dictionnaire des sciences, des arts et des métiers, et dans son supplement.

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        Representations aux magistrats ; contenant l'exposition raisonnée des faits relatifs à la liberté du commerce des grains, & les résultats respectifs des règlemens & de la liberté.

      S.l. [Paris], s.n. [Lacombe] 1769 - in-8, 7-504 pp., un feuillet non chiffré d'errata, avec 4 tableaux dépliants compris dans la pagination des 7 premières pages, et 4 tableaux dépliants hors-texte "in fine", veau fauve marbré, dos lisse cloisonné et fleuronné, pièce de titre cerise, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). Restaurations aux coiffes, charnières et coins. Éditio originale de ce plaidoyer physiocratique. L'abbé Roubaud (1730-1792) était un fervent physiocrate, partisan des réformes de Turgot, dont il fut un moment le conseiller. C'est sa participation aux Ephémérides du citoyen de l'abbé Nicolas Baudeau, à partir de mai 1768, qui l'avait fait basculer dans les doctrines de Quesnay, Dupont de Nemours et Mercier de La Rivière. Il se prononce sans nuance pour la totale liberté du commerce des grains. INED, 3926.

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        Carte Du Théatre De La Guerre Présente Entre Les Turcs, Les Russes, Et Les Confédérés. Ou se trouvent La Turquie D'Europe, La Pologne, La Hongrie, La Russie Médirionale, La Tartarie Et La Géorgie. Dediée Et Presentée A Monseigneur Le Comte De Provence Parson très humble et Obseißt. Servitr. Laurent Géographe, Graveur et Membre de l'Académie Royale d'Ecritures. A Paris Mondhare, Rue St. Jacques à l'Hôtel de Saunur. 1769. - Coulubrier Scriptsit':.

      - kolorierter Kupferstich v. Coulubrier b. Louis Joseph Mondhare in Paris, dat. 1769, 53 x 73 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 270 (L.J. Mondhare was publisher and editor in Paris.). - A map of eastern Europe, showing from Poland to the Balkans and to the Caucasus and Russia. - The Russo-Turkish War (1768-74) was another in the series of wars that forced the borders of the Ottoman empire back. After a series of Russian victories the resulting peace treaty brought the southern Ukraine, Northern Caucasus, and the Crimea within the orbit of the Russian Empire, giving Russia access to the Black Sea. - Top left title with decorativ cartousche. - Rare map!

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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. EASlg. 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. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Viennensia, Austriaca

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        Thesauri Dissertationum Iuridicarum Selectissimarum in Academiis Belgicis habitarum (Volumen I et II).

      Ioh. Henr. Crameri, Bremae et Lipsiae 1769 - Cartonnage d'époque gris-beige lég frotté, texte bon état. 6 tomes en 2 volumes. Ex-libris manuscrit daté 1772. Volume I, Tomes I, II et III : Dissertationes Philologico-Critico-Iuridicas. Tome I: titre, (3) ff, 366p; Tome II: titre, 385p; Tome III: 336p (marge inf rognée sur 2 pages), index (12)ff. Volume II, Tome I, II et III : Dissertationes Historico-Antiquario-Iuridicas. Tome I: titre, 314p; Tome II: titre, date édition 1770, 317p; Tome III: titre, date édition 1768, 326p, index (14) ff. (marge inf rognée sur 2 pages, petite tache sur tranche). Bandeaux, culs-de-lampes et initiales gravées. Size: Fort In4 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descrizione delle Feste celebrate in Parma l'anno MDCCLXIX per le auguste Nozze di Sua Altezza Reale l'Infante Don Ferdinando colla Reale Arciduchessa Maria Amalia.

      Parma, nella Stamperia Reale (di G.B.Bodoni), (1769), - in-folio imperiale, ff. (5, il primo f. bianco), pp. 76 di testo italiano e francese su due colonne (caratteri tondi e corsivi di corpo e spaziatura diversa), 36 ff. di tavole f.t., 1 f. bianco. Bella legatura strettamente coeva in piena pelle alle armi di Ferdinando I di Parma, al dorso ripetuti simboli araldici della famiglia (torre e leone rampante). Si tratta di un esemplare di dedica fatto rilegare dalla corte parmense alle armi dello sposo. Antiporta in rame disegnata da Petitot e incisa da Volpato, frontespizio, realizzato dai medesimi artisti, con grande vignetta alle armi Borbone fiancheggiate dai leoni di Spagna, 5 testate, 8 capilettera e 19 finalini incisi in rame; 36 tavole fuori testo incise in rame di cui 6 a doppia pagina. Grandiosa pubblicazione voluta dalla Corte Ducale di Parma con la descrizione dei principali spettacoli allestiti per le nozze tra Ferdinando duca di Borbone e Amalia d'Asburgo, sorella dell'imperatore (''Descrizione degli abiti'', ''Nomi delle Nobil Persone impegnate nel torneo'', ''Le Pastorelle d'Arcadia, festa campestre'', ''Relazione'', ''Fiera Chinese''). Brooks segnala che ne furono tirate 2 edizioni, ciascuna di 400 copie, che però non risultano in vendita nei cataloghi del Bodoni, perché l'opera fu ben presto esaurita. L'imponente apparato decorativo fu affidato a Eurimond Alexandre Petitot, architetto e disegnatore nato a Lione nel 1727 ed ormai all'apice della sua carriera di architetto di corte, in collaborazione con il giovane Bodoni, solo da un anno in città come nuovo direttore della Stamperia Reale, e quindi all'esordio della sua gloriosa attività. Le Feste sono la seconda opera in cui i due collaborano e Petitot vi figura non solo quale inventore e realizzatore dei complessi progetti architettonici, ma anche come scenografo, costumista e decoratore, avendo fornito i disegni delle molte illustrazioni dell'opera, magistralmente rese da Benigno Bossi, principale riproduttore all'acquaforte, da Volpato, Patrini e altri. L'eco delle feste e della loro pubblicazione fu molto vasto. Jean Pierre Mariette si stupiva ''à voir sortir d'une imprimerie naissante un livre si parfaitement exécuté dans toutes ses parties.un chef-d'oeuvre''. Maria Antonietta confessava alla sorella Maria Amalia di aver spesso sfogliato il ''beau livre'' per ritrovarsi con lei. Stupendo esemplare della prima tiratura, nitidamente impresso su carta assai pesante piccolo strappo riparato al margine bianco di una tavola, lievissime macchie d'umido nel margine esterno bianco di alcuni ff., occhietto e ultima tavola con macchioline nel margine superiore bianco. . Brooks 6 e tavole I, III, V: ''Forse il più attraente di tutti i libri di Bodoni per la bellezza delle figure''. Ruggeri 859. Giani, p. 1-3: ''molte copie distrutte da varie circostanze e soprattutto deturpate dagli amatori di stampe.''. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoire et journal d'observations et d'expériences sur les moyens de garantir les olives de la piqûre des insectes

      M. Lambert, Paris 1769 - 8vo. Modern full calf, raised bands with gilt borders and center flower, title in upper panel. The spine has green morocco label with author, title and date in gilt. Collation: [iv] 1-126 [2-ad for present book by Le Begue] pp. + 3 folding copper engraved plates. There is repair to the title page where a portion of the lower right corner is missing. A piece of light brown paper has been pasted on the verso of the title page and the fore edge reinforced with a strip of paper on verso. This is a large paper, uncut copy that is very clean. The only exception is a brown paper flaw on p. 13/14 at the lower edge of the last text line. There is a repair to a tear into the plate area of the second plate. The area affected only involves the double line border and not any of the main images. This treatise provides a new method for extracting more abundant and finer oil from olives. The author provides information on a new mill invented for domestication of olive oil extraction which yields not only a larger quantity of oil but an oil that is free of rancidity. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité des droits du Génie

      1769 - 8 ff, 207 pp, 2 ff. Carolsrouhe. Michel Macklott, 1769, in-8, 8 ff, 207 pp, 2 ff, reliure de l'époque en parchemin ivoire, tranches rouges, Édition originale de cet ouvrage philosophique peu courant, divisé en six chapitres ou se pose la question pour l'homme de génie, de se livrer à la recherche de la vérité. Passionné de philosophie et surtout de celle de Rousseau, l'auteur porte un jugement sévère sur Montesquieu, Montaigne en revanche, fait l'objet d'une approbation sans réserve. Exemplaire entièrement interfolié à l'époque, sans doute pour l'auteur, avec, reliés à la suite, une quarantaine de feuillets blancs. les deux derniers feuillets sont un avertissement présentant un errata ou l'auteur s'excuse des manques et des erreurs de ponctuation dus à l'éditeur allemand. Le volume comporte un certain nombre de corrections autographes et, face à la page 17, un feuillet manuscrit inédit à ajouter à la fin du premier volume. On trouve aussi au verso du feuillet a4 un long développement au crayon intitulé "qu'est que la propriété". Intéressant exemplaire d'auteur annoté, en bel état, dans sa reliure du temps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Instructions Adressees par Sa Majeste L'Imperatrice de Toutes les.

      1769 - Early French-Language Edition of Catherine's Nakaz Catherine II [1762-1796], Empress of Russia. [Landres, J. Rodolphe Frey de, Translator]. Instructions Adressees par Sa Majeste L'Imperatrice de Toutes les Russies: A la Commission Etablie Pour Travailler a L'Execution du Projet d'un Nouveau Code de Lois. Traduit de l'Allemand. "A Petersbourg" [i.e. Yverdon, Switzerland]: [s.n.], 1769. 286 pp. 12mo. (6" x 4"). Early quarter vellum over marbled boards, untrimmed edges, a few unopenened signatures. Light soiling, corners lightly bumped and worn. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, some leaves have light foxing, a few have light dampstining to margins, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamp to title page. A handsome copy. * Reissue of the first edition in French, published for by the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences for private distribution in 1769. This important text, also known as the Nakaz, or Instruction, is a statement of legal principles written by Catherine II from 1764 and 1766. Permeated with the ideas of the French Enlightenment, and copied mostly from the work of Voltaire, Montesquieu and Beccaria, it was compiled as a guide for the All-Russia Legislative Commission convened by the Empress in 1767 to create a new code to replace the 1649 Muscovite Code. Revised in consultation with Beccaria, Frederick the Great and Voltaire, the Instruction proclaimed the equality of all men before the law and disapproved of death penalty and torture. Unfortunately, her proposed code was never completed. Catherine's manuscript was written in French, and she later produced a Russian translation. Editions in German and Russian were published in Moscow in 1767. The book was initially banned in France because it was too liberal, which is why the first French-language edition was produced in Switzerland (with a false imprint). French and Latin editions were eventually published in 1770. OCLC locates 6 copies of this imprint in North American law libraries (Columbia, George Washington University, Harvard, Library of Congress, UC-Berkeley, Yale). Butler, The Nakaz of Catherine the Great 531 (Entry 40). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Just ecclesiasticum universum anticuae et recentiori disciplinae praesertim Belgii, Galliae, Germaniae, & vicinarum Provinciarum accommodatum.

      1753-1769. . - Imp. Henr. Vleminkx et Emman. Flon. Lovaina - Bruselas. Vol. I: 970 pgs. Vol. II: 877 pgs. Vol. III: 650 Vol. IV: 383 + 164 pgs. . 5 Vol. . Vol. V: 792 pgs. Folio Mayor. Plena Piel de época. Derecho (Eclesiástico), Idiomas (Latín), Siglo XVIII . Buena edición de esta monumental y clásica recopilación de derecho eclesiástico. Su autor, Bernardo Van Espen, fue uno de los grandes tratadistas de la materia. Gran ejemplar encuadernado en plena piel de época, con nervios y dorados en lomera. Tapas y lomera con leve fatiga, texto en buen estado .

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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. Versand D: 4,20 EUR Deutsche Literatur 18. Jh. Erstausgabe, Erstausgaben

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

      first edition, rare, illustrated in Figures 3Binding sheepskin half contemporary. Back smooth decorated. part of title in red morocco. Flush caps. largely split upper joint, lower joint cracked head. Corners bumped. Chez Herissant A Paris 1769 In-12 (10x17cm) (4) 360pp. (12) relié

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        A Description of England and Wales. Containing a particular Account of each County, with its Antiquities, Curiosities, Situation, Figure, Extent, Climate, Rivers, Lakes, Mineral Waters, Soils, Fossils, Caverns, Plants and Minerals, Agriculture, civil and ecclesiastical Divisions, Cities, Towns, Palaces, Seats, Corporations, Markets, Fairs, Manufactures, Trade, Sieges, Battles, and the Lives of the illustrious Men each County has produced complete in 10 volumes

      Newbery and Carnan, London 1769 - 10 uniform volumes each around 288 pp illustrated with 237 plates, numerous engravings to text, bound in full brown calf, 5 raised bands to spine with gilt title to red label. All volumes in similar condition, wear and some loss to spine ends, corners scuffed, wear to gutters, some, craps and scuffs to covers, pages show a very few ink spots and fingers marks , plates have been given tiny numbers, vol.2 lacks ffep otherwise clean sound and firmly held, good solid set - may lack 3 plates but these are unindexed and have no printed numbers HEAVY SET WILL NEED EXTRA POSTAGE OUTSIDE UK 17.5 x 11 cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE COLONY OF MASSACHUSETS-BAY, FROM THE FIRST SETTLEMENT THEREOF IN 1628. UNTIL ITS INCORPORATION WITH THE COLONY OF PLYMOUTH, PROVINCE OF MAIN, &c. BY THE CHARTER OF KING WILLIAM AND QUEEN MARY IN 1691. [with:] THE HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE OF MASSACHUSETS-BAY, FROM THE CHARTER OF KING WILLIAM AND QUEEN MARY, IN 1691, UNTIL THE YEAR 1750. [with:] A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL PAPERS RELATIVE TO THE HISTORY OF THE COLONY OF MASSACHUSETS-BAY

      Boston: Thomas & John Fleet, 1769. Antique-style half calf and marbled boards, spines gilt with leather labels. Titlepage of second volume with some slight loss, affecting several letters, neatly repaired; titlepage of third volume with minor loss of blank corner, neatly repaired. Minor foxing and toning. Very good. The first edition of this classic Massachusetts history, published in three separate volumes. The first volume discusses the early years of the colony from first settlement in 1628 until 1691. The second volume covers Massachusetts from the 1691 charter until 1750, and includes an index to both volumes. The third volume was published by Hutchinson to support and elucidate the principal facts related in the first two volumes of the History of Massachusetts Bay, and may serve as an appendix to it. According to Sabin, this third volume is "a necessary adjunct to Hutchinson's HISTORY." "Hutchinson's HISTORY OF MASSACHUSETTS-BAY accurately recounted these events and contained sympathetic accounts of Puritanism; the Antinomian heresy of Hutchinson's ancestor, Anne Hutchinson; and Massachusetts opposition in the 1680s to the 'tyrannical disposition' of the royalist governor, Sir Edmund Andros, and his administration's 'harpies.' Hutchinson's HISTORY acknowledged the multiplicity of jostling interest groups in Massachusetts and the duty of government to protect the public interest from the demands of self-interested groups" - ANB. Hutchinson (1711-80), besides being a colonial historian, was governor of Massachusetts from 1771 to 1773 and a staunch Loyalist. He left Boston for London in late 1773, after he had helped cause the Boston Tea Party, and remained in exile in England until his death in 1780. The first two volumes of Hutchinson's work on the Massachusetts colony are complete unto themselves, but the third volume acts as a valuable appendix. Each volume is rare; rarer still to find both together. An important and early colonial history. HOWES H853. EVANS 9705, 10658, 11300. ESTC W20456, W20464, W31190. SABIN 34075, 34078, 34069.

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        Dell'origine di Cento e di sua Pieve, della estensione de? limiti e degl?interramenti delle valli circumpadane. Esame storico critico. a cui si ? aggiunta la storia di Cento in compendio.

      Bologna, dalla Volpe, 1769, in-4to, bella legatura piena perg. coeva, pp. XII-322. Marca tipogr. incisa in rame al front. Testat. inc. al Proemio con veduta della citt? di Cento. ed altre incis. xilogr. n.t. (antiche iscrizioni). Con una carta topografica in rame ripiegata al fine raffigurante il territorio compreso tra i ducati di Mantova e Modena e lo foci del Po. Bell'ex libris xil.

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        Patriotische Gedanken von dem wahren Nutzen des Vaterlandes. [Motto aus Vergil]. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt.

      verlegts Matthäus Rieger und Söhne, Augsburg und Leipzig 1769 - (4) Bll., 189, (1) S. [Angebunden:] CARACCIOLO, DOMENICO. Praktische Landökonomie der Alten. Nebst einem Entwurfe derselben zum Besten des gemeinen Wesens wieder aufzuhelfen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Augsburg, verlegts Matthäus Rieger und Söhne 1770. (12) Bll., 164 S., (1) Bll. Lederband d.Zt. auf vier Bünden mit Rückenschild. Leicht berieben, eine Oberkante mit kleiner Fehlstelle im Bezug. Jeweils erste dt. Ausgabe (nicht bei Fromm; nicht bei Humpert; nicht bei Kress etc.). – Stockfleckig. Beide Schriften stammen NICHT von dem auf den Titeln unterstellten LOUIS-ANTOINE CARACCIOLI (1719 Paris 1803), Feind der Aufklärung und Vielschreiber im Interesse der katholischen Gegenaufklärung. Die deutschen Ausgaben (fast) aller seiner Schriften stammen aus der „Übersetzungsfabrik“ Riegers in Augsburg, dem Zentrum der gegenaufklärerischen katholischen Propaganda. Beide Werke haben wohl wegen dieser Fehlattribution die Aufmerksamkeit der aufgeklärten Zeitgenossen in Deutschland wie auch der Forschung bis heute nicht gefunden. Zu 1) Sehr seltene Übersetzung des zuerst 1764 in drei Drucken gleichzeitig erschienenen Werk „Des véritables intérêts de la patrie“ eines für mich nicht weiter identifizierbaren Chevalier DE FORGE oder FORGES. In seinem Aufsatz „Noblesse et èconomie morale. Le Comte de Forges“ (S.23ff. in: Christine Le Bozec u.a. Pour la Revolution francaise . Rouen 1998) stellt Daniel Roche „une certaine confusion avec un chevalier de Forges“ (S.23) fest. Er hält ihn für einen Edelmann aus der Provinz Berry in Zentralfrankreich, seine Schrift für eine Reaktion von konservativ reformerischer Seite auf ROUSSEAUs Kritik am verschwenderischen Luxus der französischen Gesellschaft. Zu 2) DOMENICO CARACCIOLO (Neapel 1715 – 1789 ?) wurde 1763 Botschafter des Königs von Neapel in London, kam dann nach Paris, 1770 ebenfalls zum Botschafter ernannt. Hier stand er in Kontakt zu D’ALEMBERT, HELVÉTIUS, DIDEROT, GALIANI. Sein Traktat, im frz. Original L’Agriculture simplifiée selon les règles des anciens (Paris 1769), ist Ausdruck der Bedeutung, die die Enzyklopädisten einer modernen Landwirtschaft als Grundlage eines aufgeklärten Staats beimaßen. In der Vorrede spricht CARACCIOLO von der Notwendigkeit, den „Feldbau“ auf eine wissenschaftliche Grundlage zu stellen. Am Schluss entwirft er ein quasi utopisches Bild einer Gesellschaft, die auf Ordnung und Effizienz basiert. Die Ideen der Enzyklopädisten suchte er in die Praxis umzusetzen, als er 1781 das Vizekönigtum Sizilien übernahm. Einige dieser Reformen sind bereits in der vorliegenden Schrift angedeutet. 1786 endete seine Regentschaft. 1805 erschien postum seine Schrift Riflessioni sull’economia a l’estrazione de’frumenti della Sicilia, in der er über seine Erfahrungen bei der Umsetzung der Reformen berichtet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Law of a Justice of Peace and Parish Officer: Containing All the Acts of Parliament . . . and the Cases determined on those Acts in the Court of King's Bench [with] The Precedents and Supplement to the Law of a Justice of Peace. Four Volumes [complete]

      London: Printed by H. Woodfall and W. Strahan [etc.], 1769-70. Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, ex-Gainsborough Sessions, a clean, well-margined set; the Taussig copy Only edition of a vast and uncommon work, of particular value in setting forth applicable statutes at length, together with the views and rulings of Lord Mansfield during the first decade and more of his early years as Chief Justice of King's Bench

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        Elementa physicae. Tomus I (-VIII).

      Naples, Donato Campi, 1767-1769. - 8vo. 8 vols. With engraved frontispiece and a total of 130 folding plates (several in the 6th volume loose). Contemp. marbled boards with giltstamped spine labels. All edges sprinkled in red. Final, most extensive edition of this compendium of 18th century science, compiled by the naturalist Gianmaria della Torre (1710-82), a Somascan Father and professor of physics in Naples. The first two volumes treat general physics, the others are dedicated to special fields, including thermometry, geophysics and minerals, metals, magnetism, earthquakes and volcanism, electricity, hydrophysics with rivers and ice, hydraulics as well as navigation; botany, animal life, the human body, anatomy; atmospheric phenomena and the perception of sound, light, colours, optics, etc. Of particular interest are the numerous engraved illustrations, showing not only instruments and experiments, but also maps of the Old and New World (Europe, Africa, Asia, America), the Torne River on Finland's Arctic Circle, the English Channel, crystals, volcanoes (with several views of Vesuvius and its latest eruptions), pumps and pumping stations, diving bells, etc. "Della Torre was a man of wide culture and of wide scientific curiosity. His studies led him into the history of philosophy, optics, and microscopy [.]; in addition, he observed and recorded eruptions of Vesuvius [. His] most important work, however, was as an encyclopedist. His two-volume work, 'Scienza della natura' (Naples, 1748-1749; [.] a considerably enlarged Neapolitan edition appeared in 1767-1780 as 'Elementa physicae'), anticipated the more famous 'Encyclopédie' the publication of which began in 1751. [. Della Torre's 'Elementa'] presents a complete and ordered picture of the state of scientific knowledge in its time. Although Della Torre's work is almost forgotten today, he was strongly influential in establishing the scientific climate of 18th-century Italy" (DSB). - Bindings rubbed and bumped; variously brownstained and waterstained; a few plates loose; unappealing old collector's stamps to title pages. Almost never encountered complete (as thus): no copy in auction records internationally; even libraries rarely hold more than four or six volumes, while the eighth and last volume is almost never present (nine-volume sets - such as those in the libraries of Benevento and Veroli - collect all the illustrations into a single volume of plates). DSB IV, 26. Poggendorff II, 1118 ("9 vols."). OCLC 883699282. Cf. Engelmann (Bibl. hist.-nat.) 198 (first ed.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Physicalische und politische Betrachtungen über die Erzeugung des Menschen und Bevölkerung der Länder

      Smirna, in der neuen Buchdruckerei mit Genehmigung des Bassa (d.i. Breslau, Korn) 1769 - Ein Band in 8vo; 152 Seiten; grüner Pappband von ca. 1920 mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, gering berieben, der vordere Vorsatz beidseitig mit Anmerkungen von alter Hand, gering gebräunt, innen sonst sauber und frisch, ein sehr gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe, sehr selten. Justi verfasste diese Schrift wohl während seiner Haft auf der Festung Küstrin. Auch Justi ist der Auffassung, dass der Reichtum des Staates in seiner arbeitenden Bevölkerung besteht. Folglich ist das kameralistische Ziel der Reichtums- und Machtentfaltung des Staates gegenüber anderen nur durch eine ausgeprägte Populationspolitik zu erreichen. Dabei kommt er zu Vorschlägen, deren technokratische Rationalität an Huxley’s Brave New World erinnern lassen. So scheut er sich nicht, die Einrichtung von Frauenhäusern zu empfehlen, in denen Männer Kinder zeugen, die dann unter staatlicher Obhut zweckgerichtet aufgezogen werden. Kress S 2388, Menger Sp. 39 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Einleitung zur Erkentnis und Gebrauch der Erd- und Himmels-Kugeln, auf die leichteste Art in Frag und Antwort dergestalt eingerichtet, daß man nicht nur diese Wissenschaft deutlich erlernen, sondern auch zugleich dadurch zur Hochachtung und Verehrung des Schöpfers aufgemuntert werden kann.

      Nürnberg, Monath, 1769. - 2 Teile in 1 Band. 3 Blatt, 104 Seiten, 144 Seiten. Mit gestoch. Frontispiz und 15 gefalteten kolorierten Kupfertafeln. Originaler Halbleder-Einband der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Einband leicht berieben. Eintragung von alter Hand auf vorderem Vorsatz. Innen wenig braunfleckig. Gutes Exemplar mit den schönen Kupfertafeln u.a. mit Globendarstellungen im prachtvollem Altkolorit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Recueil des édits, déclarations, arrêts, 1769 - - relié avec (bound with) Recueil des édits, déclarations, arrêts, 1770 - - relié avec (bound with) Mémoires pour M. le Procureur-Général du Roi au Parlement Aides & Finances de Dauphiné - - - relié avec (bound with) : Mémoire pour la Chambre des Comptes de Dauphiné contre le Parlement de la même province

      Dijon, chez Causse 1769 - In-4° relié plein vélin ivoire, dos à cinq nerfs, 84 pages - - - relié avec (bound with) Recueil des édits, déclarations, arrêts, 1770, 88 pages - - - relié avec (bound with) Mémoires pour M. le Procureur-Général du Roi au Parlement Aides & Finances de Dauphiné (Imprimerie Veuve André Giroud), 43 pages - - -relié avec (bound with) : Mémoire pour la Chambre des Comptes de Dauphiné contre le Parlement de la même province (Grenoble, Veuve Faure, 1769), 150 pages. - - - L'année 1770 compte parmi de nombreux évenements celui du mariage de Louis XVI avec Marie-Antoinette. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New; with the Apocrypha: translated out of the original tongues, with annotations"

      Birmingham: John Baskerville. [1769]-1772. "Folio, [572] unnumbered leaves; unpaginated; 10 copper-engraved plates (2 bound before the title page are miscreased); slight worming confined to the margins on the last 20 or so leaves, light occasional foxing; contemporary reversed calf, red morocco label on spine; joints cracked, cords holding; good and sound. The second Baskerville Bible (he did another in 1763), issued in original parts, 1769-72. The title page is in Gaskell's second state, dated 1772. The separately-printed title for the New Testament is dated 1771, as issued. Gaskell 35."

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        Lezioni di Chirurgia Dette Da Ippolito Andrea Lomi Fiorentino Maestro, e Lettore nel Regio Spedale di Santa Maria Nuova. Date Alla Luce dal Dottor Luca Gherardini ...

      Firenze (Florence): Bonducciana, 1769. First edition. cream vellum over stiff boards, spine lettered in gilt. Spine expertly repaired, slight dust soiling of vellum, else fine. Interior as new. Quarto. ixi, 1-12 [foreword] , 13-367, i [errata] Frontispiece portrait of Lomi The book is dedicated to “the most illustrious Signore Giovan Giorgio” and contains lessons by Andrea Lomi, who also was director of the hospital “Santa Maria Nuova”, the oldest hospital in Florence founded in 1288. Incidentally the founder, Folco Portinari was the father of Dante’s beloved Beatrice. Leonardo da Vinci may have interned there when he was undertaking his “Anatomical Drawings.” Santa Maria Nuova very early on provided a surgical clinic, the “medicinarium” for the use of not only those in the wards but also outpatients. By 1500 they had ten doctors to supervice the medicinarium; it was well established as a specialized medical institution by the early 16th century, and saw the creation of a formal school of surgery on the premised by the late 16th century The lessons cover amongst other ailments: Tumours in general; Angina; Carbuncles; Abcesses; Breast cancer; Ganglions; prognostic differences and indications of Gangrene; Care of virulent Gangrene caused by arms or by the bite of poisonous animals, as well as by bedsores; Cancers; about tubercles in the eyelid and in particular about sties; indication and cure of phimosis and paraphimoses; About and cure for exostoses and the gums, and much more[ OCLC lists only the universities in Gottingen and Leipzig as having copies of the title. Park and Henderson, pp. 164-173].

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        Nieder-Sächsisches Koch-Buch, oder Sieben hundert und zehn Anweisungs-Regeln wornach alle und jede, sowol kostbare, als ordinaire Speisen präpariret, auch einige Garten-Früchte getrocknet und eingemachet werden können, nebst 52 Regeln von den nöthigsten Confituren. Für die Liebhaber mit aller Aufrichtigkeit verfertigt

      Altona und Lübeck: bey David Iversen, königlich priviligierter Buchhändler, 1769. Niedersächsisches Kochbuch. 7., verbesserte Auflage. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz. Ganzledereinband der Zeit (17,5 x 10,5 cm) mit fünf Bünden, 557 Seiten. Einband berieben, Kanten zum Teil beschabt. Innen in altersgemäß guter und sauberer Erhaltung. Regal-HH-pw47413 Versand D: 4,60 EUR

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        Herrn Belidors Vermischte Werke Über Die Befestigungskunst Und Artillerie Worinnen Insonderheit Eine Ganz Neue Theorie Von Den Minen

      Verlag Der Fürstl. Waisenhaus Buchhandlung, Braunschweig 1769 Harton Sehr Gut Noch Titel:\" und die Lehre vom Globe de compression enthaltend sind, in deutscher Sprache herausgegeben und mit Anmerkungen, nebst einer angehängten Fortifications- und Artilleriebibliothek, auch nöthigen Kupferplatten versehen durch David Andreas Schneller.\" ORIGINALAUSGABE! ERSTE DEUTSCHE AUSGABE! Neu vom Buchbinder angefertigter papp-bezogener Karton-Einband , montiertes Rückenschildchen, tadellos. Titelblatt mit Wappen, kleine diskrete Namenseintragung von sehr alter Hand, 403 paginierte Seiten mit hübschen Titel-/Endvignetten. Papier stockfleckenfrei. Aus dem Inhalt: Leben des Herrn Belidors, Betrachtungen über die Befestigungskunst, von der Länge der Kanonen, von den Minen und Gegenminen, neue Theorie von dem Schießpulver, von dem Bombenwerfen, Anhang des Uebersetzers von einer Fortifications- und Artilleriebibliothek, weiterhin 7 Falttafeln, unverletzt. Eine Rarität in sehr gutem Zustand. +++ Bernard Forest de Bélidor (geb. 1697 oder 1698)in Katalonien, gest.1761 in Paris) französischer Militär-Ingenieur und -Architekt. Er gilt als der Begründer des Minenkriegs.(Aus Wikipedia). +++ 13 x 20 cm, 0,51 kg. +++ Stichwörter: Militaria Ingenieurwissenschaft Ballistik Festungsbau Rarität Rara Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        Nieder-Sächsisches Koch-Buch, oder Sieben hundert und zehn Anweisungs-Regeln wornach alle und jede, sowol kostbare, als ordinaire Speisen präpariret, auch einige Garten-Früchte getrocknet und eingemachet werden können, nebst 52 Regeln von den nöthigsten Confituren. Für die Liebhaber mit aller Aufrichtigkeit verfertigt

      Altona und Lübeck: bey David Iversen, königlich priviligierter Buchhändler, 1769. Niedersächsisches Kochbuch. 7., verbesserte Auflage. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz. Ganzledereinband der Zeit (17,5 x 10,5 cm) mit fünf Bünden, 557 Seiten. Einband berieben, Kanten zum Teil beschabt. Innen in altersgemäß guter und sauberer Erhaltung.

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        Topographie von Niederösterreich in welcher alle Städte, Märkte, Dörfer, Klöster, Schlösser, Herrschaften, Landgüter, Edelsitze, Freyhöfe, namhafte Oerter u. d. g. angezeiget werden, welche in diesem Erzherzogthume wirklich angetroffen werden, oder sich ehemals darinnen befunden haben. 3 Bde.

      Wien, Joseph Kurzböck 1769-1770. Tit., 5 Bll. (Titelei), 428 S; Tit., 327(1) S. u. Tit., 1 Bl., 222(4) (recte 240) S., 177(7) S. (,Beschreibung der Häuser in der Stadt Wien`), 8 Bll. (Subskribenten-Liste). Mit 1 gest. Portr. des Verf. als Front. (Mansfeld fec.), u. einigen Holzschnitt-Vign. Dekorative , marmor. Ldr.bde. d. Zt. m. Tit. u. reichen Verz. in Goldbepräg. auf Rü. sowie gemust. Kleisterpapier-Vorsätzen. Einbde. abgerieben; Rü. stärker abgewetzt; Ecken bestoßen; Bd. 1 an den Kapiteln eingerissen; Rü. v. Bd. 2 später auf Ln. aufgezogen; bei Bd. 3 vorderer u. hint. Buchdeckel lose; Tit. etw. gebräunt u. fleckig; im Text sauber, kaum abgegriffen u. nur m. einigen wenigen Bleistift- Anstreich; einige Ss. im 3. Bd wasserrandig. Wurzbach LIV (hier irrig 1767-70), 79 ff.; ADB XLI, 552 f.; Slg. Eckl III, 238. Seltenes u. gesuchtes Werk, vollständig vorliegend mit dem häufig fehlenden, mit eigenständigem Titel erschienenen 3. Band über Wien (,Beschreibung der k.k. Haupt und Residenzstade (sic!) Wien`). Die beiden ersten Bänden enthalten ein alphabetisches Ortsverzeichnis. War seiner Zeit \"mustergiltig und einzig in seiner Art...und die verlässlichste Quelle für Alle..., die sich über die Topographie Niederösterreichs unterrichten wollten...\" (Wurzb.). Der aus Sachsen stammende Verfasser Friedrich Wilhelm Weiskern (1711-1768) war in Wien erfolgreich als Schauspieler und Bühnenschriftsteller tätig. Das vorliegende Werk, an dem W. \"Jahre lang mit unermüdlichem Fleiße gearbeitet hatte\", gab nach W.s Tod seine Witwe Pauline heraus. - Plan von Wien fehlt in unserem Exemplar. Versand D: 15,00 EUR

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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old Testament and the New; with the Apocrypha: translated out of the original tongues, with annotations

      John Baskerville [1769]-1772, Birmingham - Folio, [572] unnumbered leaves; unpaginated; 10 copper-engraved plates (2 bound before the title page are miscreased); slight worming confined to the margins on the last 20 or so leaves, light occasional foxing; contemporary reversed calf, red morocco label on spine; joints cracked, cords holding; good and sound. The second Baskerville Bible (he did another in 1763), issued in original parts, 1769-72. The title page is in Gaskell's second state, dated 1772. The separately-printed title for the New Testament is dated 1771, as issued. Gaskell 35.

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        AN APPEAL TO THE WORLD, OR, A VINDICATION OF THE TOWN OF BOSTON FROM MANY FALSE AND MALICIOUS ASPERSIONS CONTAIN'D IN CERTAIN LETTERS AND MEMORIALS, WRITTEN BY GOVERNOR BERNARD, GENERAL GAGE, COMMODORE HOOD, THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF CUSTOMS, AND OTHERS, AND BY THEM RESPECTIVELY TRANSMITTED TO THE MINISTRY. PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF THE TOWN

      Boston: Edes & Gill, 1769. First Edition. Hardcover. The title page has suffered insect damage causing the loss of about half of the right side affecting the text there as well as about 1/3 of the text on the verso. A facsimile of this leaf is included in a special pocket in the box. The next few leaves show some marginal damage but no text is affected. The remainder is clean. Unobtrusive library markings on three pages. Very Good. Recently re-sewn into marbled paper over boards, with a printed paper label on the front panel and fresh endpapers, and enclosed in a custom clamshell box with a leather spine lettering piece. Adams 62A, Evans 11133, Heartman 509 ("certainly one of the most important pre-revolutionary pamphlets"), Sabin 6478. For several years there had been rising enmity between the Massachusetts Assembly and the appointed Governor of Massachusetts, Francis Bernard, over a number of issues. Eventually this led to serious unrest, the unwelcome presence of British troops, and the organization of the Sons of Liberty. Then a series of inflammatory letters were made public from Governor Bernard and others to the Earl of Hillsborough who had recently been named Secretary of State for the Colonies. The members of the Assembly, who felt they had been "traduced and vilified," appointed a committee to reply to the letters, resulting in this response.

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        An Universal Dictionary of the Marine: Or, A Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Furniture, Machinery, Movements, and Military Operations of a Ship..

      London: T. Cadell, 1769. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Unpaginated quarto (400+ pp) with 12 folding plates. A lovely, fresh copy in original paper covered boards, spine skillfully re-covered, author's presentation inscription ("From the Author") on the front free endpaper, contemporary manuscript translations of some of the entries (10 handwritten pages) into French laid in. Housed in a custom half-leather slipcase and cloth chemise. " A work of extraordinary care and scientific thoroughness...the standard nautical dictionary until the end of sail" (DNB). Falconer, who was also well known for his autobiographical poem The Shipwreck (1762), was lost at sea shortly after the publication of this work.

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        Le Pornographe, ou Idèes d'un Honnête-Homme sur un Projet de Réglement pour les Prostituées, Propre à prévenir les Malheurs qu'occasionne le Publicisme des Femmes: Avec Des Notes Historiques et Justificatives. [Premiere et seconde Parties].

      Nourse - Gosse jun. & Pinet,, Londres - La Haie, 1769 - Londres - La Haie, Nourse - Gosse jun. & Pinet, 1769. 368 S. OHld. der Zeit. EA. In franz. Sprache. Vgl. Gay-L. III, 814. Zwei Teile in einem Band. - Idées Singuliéres. Première Partie. - V. m. Oxidationsschatten durch beigelegtes Blatt eines Kataloges, St. a. V., Ebd. berieben u. fleckig, hds. Notiz des Autoren a. T., leicht fleckig, angestaubt, leichte Gbrsp. - Rétif de la Bretonne, [auch Restif de la Bretonne] (1734 - 1806), wurde 1734 in Sacy bei Auxerre als Sohn eines wohlhabenen Bauern geboren. Rétif de la Bretonne war seit seinem 15. Lebensjahr gelernter Drucker und wurde Autor von etwa 200 Büchern, die zum Teil noch nicht wissenschaftlich ausgewertet worden sind. Er verfasste Sittenromane und Sozialutopien und schrieb zuletzt, um Zeit zu sparen, direkt in den Setzkasten. Rétif de la Bretonne gilt oft als bloßer Pornograf. Tatsächlich hat er aber eine Ergänzung zu Sade's Bild der Aristokratie in seinen freizügigen Schilderungen der niederen Stände geliefert. De Sade war ein Kontrahent Rétifs. Seine sexuelle Fixierung auf Schuhe, geschildert in dem Roman „Le Pied de Fanchette", führte zu der Bezeichnung Retifismus für diese Art von Fetischismus. Zu seinen skurrilsten Einfällen gehört die Idee, per Gesetz die Verheiratung aller 16-jährigen Männer mit 32-jährigen Frauen zu gebieten. Nach 16 Jahren sollten diese Ehen automatisch geschieden werden, um dann wiederum eine jüngere zu heiraten. Vergleichbare Ideen hat auch Arthur Schopenhauer geäußert. Als Schilderer der Sitten der französischen Revolutionszeit hat ihn Iwan Bloch gewürdigt. Retif konnte sich rühmen jenseits des Rheins der meistgelesene (französische) Autor zu sein. (Zitat) Französisch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DICTIONNAIRE DE CHYMIE, CONTENANT LA THEORIE & LA PRATIQUE DE CETTE SCIENCE, SON APPLICATION A LA PHYSIQUE, A L'A MEDECINE & A L'ECONOMIE ANIMALE

      Chez Lacombe, Libraire, Quai De Conti, Paris 1769 - Title Continued: Avec L' explication detaillee de la vertu & de la maniere d'agir des Medicamens Chymiques. . Et les principes fondamentaux des Arts, Manufactures & Metiers dependans de la Chymie. Full clean leather with raised bands and gilt decorated panels. Page edges dyed red. Marbled endpaper. This is the 1769 reprint of the 1766 first edition. Vol # 1 (xxiv) ,616pp. : VG. Vol. #2, . 688pp. : VG+. Illustrated with head & tail piece vignettes. Chemistry dictionary containing the theory of science, medicine and natural history with detailed explanation. Vol #1 has chip on spine head. Science, Medicine ; Vignettes; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1329 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de la fabrique des manoeuvres pour les vaisseaux, ou L'ART DE LA CORDERIE perfectionné. Seconde édition, dans laquelle on a ajouté ce qui regarde les cordages gaudronnés.

      Desaint 1769 - Paris, chez Desaint, libraire rue du Foin, M.DCC.LXIX. (1769), "avec approbation du Roi". Traité de la fabrique des manœuvres pour les vaisseaux, ou L'ART DE LA CORDERIE perfectionné. Seconde édition, dans laquelle on a ajouté ce qui regarde les cordages gaudronnés. Par M. DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU, de l'Académie Royale des sciences ; de la Société Royale de Londres des Académies de Petersbourg, de Palerme, et de l'Institut de Bologne ; Honoraire de la Société d'Edimbourg, et de l'Académie de Marine ; Inspecteur général de la Marine. Un volume in-4 (27x20 cm) de : XVI pages (table des chapitres), + XXXVI pages (préface), + 572 pages + Extrait des registres de l'Académie royale du 25 février 1769 (2 pages non numérotées) ; illustré de 13 PLANCHES DEPLIANTES et de VIGNETTES (gravures) dans le texte en tête des chapitres, lettrines. Reliure d'époque plein veau marron, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de titre rouge. Notre exemplaire comporte des plats avec double filets dorés très fins, encadrant un blason également doré et gravé de la devise de l'ordre de la Jarretière "Honi soit qui mal y pense" (cf photo). Le dos de la reliure est cassé en son centre sans altérer la solidité de l'ouvrage, le mors supérieur est très légèrement fendu ; petit manque sur la tranche inférieure, de très rares et infimes rousseurs et salissures ; légères mouillures sur les deux premiers plats intérieurs sans gravité ; Les planches et l'intérieur sont très frais, l'ensemble est bien conservé. Cette seconde édition comporte une première partie correspondant à l'art de la corderie avec ses 7 planches dépliantes tel qu'édité en 1747 et une nouvelle partie sur les cordages gaudronnés avec 6 nouvelles planches. L'ouvrage est rare et remarquable, particulièrement facile et passionnant à lire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Veduta di S. Pier d'Arena (ripetuto in francese)

      Genova 1769 - Incisione in rame, mm 510x1490, firmata in basso "Gius. Riviera del.", "Giolfi inv." e "Guid f.". Lunga bellissima veduta della città, una fra le più celebri e ricercate dai collezionisti, facente parte di Raccolta di diverse vedute della città di Genova e delle principali sue parti e fabbriche. Nato nel 1721 Giolfi pubblicò nel 1769, dedicandola a Giuseppe Doria e a suo padre Giovanni Francesco morto prematuramente, la sua opera più nota: Raccolta di diverse vedute della città di Genova e delle principali sue parti e fabbriche, composta da venti acqueforti eseguite in collaborazione con i toscani Giuseppe Torricelli per la stesura preparatoria, Gian Lorenzo Guidotti (autore di alcune tavole per la seconda edizione dell'Encyclopédie) per l'incisione, oltre a Giuseppe Riviera per l'esecuzione dei disegni delle due tavole di San Pier d'Arena e della Villa Doria a Fassolo e ai Chiesa Tessera, autori di quattro lastre. Il G. scelse e diresse i collaboratori limitandone talvolta l'invenzione e il disegno (Poleggi, 1986, pp. 17 s.). Oggi si conosce una sola copia rilegata dell'intera raccolta di stampe. Nella Veduta di San Pier d'Arena la qualità del disegno rivela la presenza di Giuseppe Riviera, mentre la Veduta di Genova dalla parte di Bisagno offre una particolare impaginazione paesistica ad anfiteatro della città, una schematizzazione che individua le linee portanti di una zona periferica dove l'abbraccio delle colline è interrotto dalle grandi opere difensive. Ottimo esemplare con qualche strappo marginale e due lunghi strappi nell'incisione a sinistra, tutto restaurato professionalmente

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        [WK 61-66; op. 8]. Six Quartettos for two Violins, a Tenor, and Violoncello Obligati. Most humbly Dedicated To His Majesty... Opera VIII. [Parts]

      London: The Author; R. Bremner. [1769]. Folio. Disbound. Violino primo: [1] (publisher's catalogue), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-16 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 1f. (title), 2, [i] (blank), 3-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. The quartets are in F major, B-flat major, E-flat major, D major, A major, and F major respectively. "No. 1" in ink to upper left corner of all titles. Browned; some leaves, including titles, slightly foxed and soiled; occasional small stains; second leaf of Violoncello part misbound; title Violino primo part lacking. . First Edition, probable first issue (later issues list only Bremner as publisher). RISM A89. BUC p. 2. A composer and bass player, "during the 1758–9 season Abel went to London, the city where he was to spend most of his remaining years... The association with J.C. Bach began late in 1763... and led to the establishment of the Bach-Abel concert series... Abel’s... symphonies, concertos, quartets... trios... and keyboard sonatas designed for the amateur were published from 1765 by Robert Bremner, who thereafter issued the first editions of almost all Abel’s works and reissued those that had been printed before that date." Walter Knape et al in Grove Music Online.

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        Logic Made Familiar and Easy: To which is added a compendious system of metaphysics or ontology. Being the Fifth volume of the Circle of the Sciences, &c. Published by the King's Authority. The Third Edition corrected. [with] Rhetoric Made familiar and easy to Young Gentlemen and Ladies, and Illustrated with several beautiful Orations from Demosthenes, Cicero, Sallust, Homer, Shakespeare, Milton, &c. Being the Third volume of the Circle of the Sciences, &c. Published by the King's Authority. The Third edition.

      2 vols. London: Newbery and Carnan, 1769. 2 vols., 16mo, xl, 264; 286, (2, ads)pp. Original quarter green vellum over black coated boards with paper label to spine. Slight wear and rubbing to extremities; else very good, clean copies. Roscoe J66(3) and J69 (4). Two from the seven volume series which was an early attempt to introduce children to logic, philosophy, mathematics etc. All the early editions are scarce. Oliver Goldsmith has been named as a possible contributor to the series.

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        EMPIRE DE LA CHINE.

      Paris 1769, n.p. Copper engraved map, very good,hand-colored. sheet size ca. 16 x 20.5, map size: 20 x 18 cm., from "Atlas. Portraif," very good, clean, miles/leagues, no folds. RARE. A lovely map showing all of China, from the North: Tartarie, Chinoise, all provinces in different colors. Also shows Thibet, and the Gobi Desert and that extreme Western part of China where non-Han people dwelled. A very good view of Roy de Coree, Formose, Ocean Oriental, down to I.de Hainan, with a brief look at the Royaume de Tong-King, Pegu and Ava. The The cartouche reads: "Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geog. ord du Roi avec Privilege 1769." A very good example of an early etched map, nice period hand-color, Also shows some small islands: I. de Pon-ku ou des Pecheurs and Ides Rois off of Formosa. Matted, ready for display, nicely done, clean. A color scan can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        An Universal Dictionary of the Marine: Or, A Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms and Phrases Employed in the Construction, Equipment, Furniture, Machinery, Movements, and Military Operations of a Ship..

      London: T. Cadell, 1769. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Unpaginated quarto (400+ pp) with 12 folding plates. A lovely, fresh copy in original paper covered boards, spine skillfully re-covered, author's presentation inscription ("From the Author") on the front free endpaper, contemporary manuscript translations of some of the entries (10 handwritten pages) into French laid in. Housed in a custom half-leather slipcase and cloth chemise. " A work of extraordinary care and scientific thoroughness...the standard nautical dictionary until the end of sail" (DNB). Falconer, who was also well known for his autobiographical poem The Shipwreck (1762), was lost at sea shortly after the publication of this work.

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        Nieder-Sächsisches Koch-Buch, oder Sieben hundert und zehn Anweisungs-Regeln wornach alle und jede, sowol kostbare, als ordinaire Speisen präpariret, auch einige Garten-Früchte getrocknet und eingemachet werden können, nebst 52 Regeln von den nöthigsten Confituren. Für die Liebhaber mit aller Aufrichtigkeit verfertigt

      Altona und Lübeck: bey David Iversen, königlich priviligierter Buchhändler, 1769 - Niedersächsisches Kochbuch. 7., verbesserte Auflage. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz. Ganzledereinband der Zeit (17,5 x 10,5 cm) mit fünf Bünden, 557 Seiten. Einband berieben, Kanten zum Teil beschabt. Innen in altersgemäß guter und sauberer Erhaltung. Regal-HH-pw47413

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        Voyage d'un François en Italie, fait dans les années 1765 et 1766]. Atlas seul.

      [P., Desaint, 1769]. - In-4 reliure de l'époque demi-veau havane, dos à 5 nerfs, caissons ornés, titre doré, tranches rouges, sans page de titre, 36 planches gravées sur cuivre, la plupart double, une dépliante. Coiffe de tête restaurée, petit cachet angulaire aux 2 premières pl., bonne condition. Bel exemplaire de ce superbe atlas destiné à illustrer le Voyage en Italie de l'astronome Jérôme de La Lande, dont la relation est parue en 8 vol. in-12. Exemplaire bien complet, collationné sur celui de la BnF (K-1709, NUMM-106353). Il est plus facile de trouver les volumes de texte que cet atlas principalement composé de plans de villes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rime degli accademici industriosi di Ganci coll'orazione funerale del Barone Francesco Benedetto Bongiorno protettore di essa Accademia

      nella Stamperia de SS. Apostoli in Piazza Bologni per D. Gaetano Maria Bentivenga, In Palermo 1769 - Piccole mancanze alla copertina, frontespizio rinforzato e con vecchia nota, qualche brunitura, piccole mancanze al margine alto dell\'ultima carta Marca tipografica xilografata al frontespizio con iscrizione Academia Enguina" e motto "Ex pondere motus". testatine, finalini incisi. Raro" 466 con incisione raffigurante il Barone Bongiorno p. in-8

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        The History of Emily Montague. By the Author of Lady Julia Mandeville

      London, Printed for J. Dodsley, M DCC LXIX [1769]. Four 12mo volumes: vii, 240; 2 p.l., 240; 2 p.l., 223; 2 p.l., 213 p., errata leaf at end; 17.5 cm. Dedication, to Guy Carleton, Governor and Commander in Chief of Quebec, signed: Frances Brooke. First edition of the first English novel written and set in Canada. Frances Brooke lived in Quebec and Sillery, where her husband was garrison chaplain, from 1763 to 1768. Her epistolary novel was written to convey a description of Quebec scenery and social life of the period immediately after its conquest from the French, to a London audience. Sabin 8240; Gagnon I: 1690; Lande 1615; TPL 425. Bound in contermporary full leather; bindings worn at corners; title-label to vol. 1 missing. stock#NS0189.

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