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2017-11-30 14:03:11
Autorenkollektiv
August Mylius, 1769. 2. / RE 200194 / Aus dem Engländischen übersetzt. Band 1: mit 7 tls. gef. Kupfern 2 Bände in 1 Buch / Zustand berieben u. bestoßen, Deckelbezüge entfernt, insgesamt gut / Ordentl. Rechnung inkl. MwSt.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Bücherwurm [Germany]
2017-11-30 14:03:11
Autorenkollektiv
August Mylius 1769/70, Berlin. 8° 2 Bände in 1 Buch, 530, 626 S., Aus dem Engländischen übersetzt. Orig.-Halbleder mit mont. Rückenschild u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt berieben u. bestoßen, Deckelbezüge entfernt, insgesamt gut [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Bücherwurm [Kiel, Germany]
2017-11-30 09:37:28
Harington, John.
London: W. Frederick, 1769. 2 vols. 12mo: [1] folding frontis, 210, [22] appendix pp; [1] folding frontis, [1] dedication, [3] to the reader, [4] contents, 263, [3] ads pp. Volume 1 contains folding plate opposite p. 134. Marbled boards in half calf, slightly worn. Gilt ruling on boards, paneled backstrip with title and decorations in gilt. Armorial bookplate of sir Edward W. Watkin in front pastedown of each vol. Headcap of vol. 2 damaged, front joints of each show some wear. A posthumous collection of the writings of Sir John Harington (1561-1612) compiled and published here by one of his descendants, the Rev. Henry Harington (1727-1816). “[Harignton] wrote easily, and certainly was not a hero to himself. The most intimate facts of his domestic life afforded him materials for an epigram, and his frankness was entire. Hence he gives a living picture of life and society in his times, and abounds in incidental stories which throw great light upon many prominent persons". (Dictionary of National Biography)
Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller
2017-11-30 08:19:59
CELSIUS d.y., OLOF)
1769 - Stockholm, J. A. Carlbohm, 1769. 4:o. (4) pp. Disbound. Somewhat closely cut in the lower margin. Foldmarks. Slight loss of paper in the lower part of the inner margin. A handwritten numbering and a pencilled duplicate note from the Royal library in Stockholm. From the library of Ericsberg. Rare latin poem to Nils Collin (1746-1831), who travelled to Delaware in 1769 as priest for the Swedish congregations. He remained until his death and became the last Swedish priest in the congregations. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Mats Rehnström Rare Books SVAF, ILAB
2017-11-29 21:45:28
SILBERSCHLAG Jean-Isaye
1769. in-4, ix-132 p., 13 planches dépliantes. Demi reliure toile amateur moderne, dos muet. Etat moyen: mouillures, faux-titre taché (mériterait d'être relié). [M.C.: sciences & techniques, architecture hydraulique, travaux publics].
Bookseller: Librairie Eburnea [CI]
2017-11-29 21:45:26
DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU
1769. in-4, xvi, xxxvi, 572, [2] (les pp. 553-554 sont en double), 13 planches se dépliant, 15 vignettes et lettres ornées, 2 gravures dans le texte. Demi reliure basane, dos frotté, usures mais bon exemplaire dans l'esemble. Les vignettes sont composées et gravées par Soubeyran et les planches par Noël. [M.C.: arts et métiers, marine].
Bookseller: Librairie Eburnea [CI]
2017-11-29 21:03:51
Selten. - Sprinck (1769 Dresden - 1831) schuf zahlreiche Landschaften und Veduten, die "topographisch von großem Werte sind" (Thieme-B. XXXI, 410) - Vorzüglich erhalten.
Bookseller: Carl Adlers Buch- und Graphikkabinett
2017-11-28 23:52:56
RUSSIA] - ??????, ?????? ???????? ? ?????? [MAKHAEV, Mikhail Ivanovich and others].
Imp. Akad. Nauk Skt. Peterburg -1771. Folio (56.2 x 44 cm). 34 engraved views by many engravers after various artists, including 12 of the cities in European Russia and 22 of Siberia, on 22 leaves, with captions in Russian and French, printed on Dutch handmade paper watermarked C & I Honig IV, one engraving signed in the plate by N.Ya. Sablin; the first view (Zilantov monastery) cut and pasted at the time of binding on paper watermarked "Whatman 1818", views of Kokshaysk and Astrakhan conjoined. Early 19th-century half calf over marbled boards, gilt rules, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering in second compartments, gilt decorative elements in others; joints restored. Exceptionally rare complete collection of the earliest views of Russian cities on the Volga river and in Siberia, engraved by Russian masters. An excellent example. These views are part of a series that includes a total of 34 prints. The process of their publication spanned almost forty years (from the creation of the first drawings until the prints were issued) and involved seven artists and twelve Russian engravers. The cities were drawn on the spot between 1733 and 1766 during two great expeditions; the originals were later corrected and re-worked between 1748 and 1768, before being printed at the Academy between 1769 and 1771. The views offered here of Mangazey and other Siberian cities are based on drawings made during the Great Northern Expedition (1733–1743), ordered by Empress Anna Ioanovna. Under the leadership of Vitus Bering the expedition was charged with mapping the eastern reaches of Siberia a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books [London, United Kingdom]
2017-11-28 23:52:56
RUSSIA] - ??????, ?????? ???????? ? ?????? [MAKHAEV, Mikhail Ivanovich and others].
Imp. Akad. Nauk Skt. Peterburg -1771. Folio (56.2 x 44 cm). 34 engraved views by many engravers after various artists, including 12 of the cities in European Russia and 22 of Siberia, on 22 leaves, with captions in Russian and French, printed on Dutch handmade paper watermarked C & I Honig IV, one engraving signed in the plate by N.Ya. Sablin; the first view (Zilantov monastery) cut and pasted at the time of binding on paper watermarked "Whatman 1818", views of Kokshaysk and Astrakhan conjoined. Early 19th-century half calf over marbled boards, gilt rules, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering in second compartments, gilt decorative elements in others; joints restored. Exceptionally rare complete collection of the earliest views of Russian cities on the Volga river and in Siberia, engraved by Russian masters. An excellent example. These views are part of a series that includes a total of 34 prints. The process of their publication spanned almost forty years (from the creation of the first drawings until the prints were issued) and involved seven artists and twelve Russian engravers. The cities were drawn on the spot between 1733 and 1766 during two great expeditions; the originals were later corrected and re-worked between 1748 and 1768, before being printed at the Academy between 1769 and 1771. The views offered here of Mangazey and other Siberian cities are based on drawings made during the Great Northern Expedition (1733–1743), ordered by Empress Anna Ioanovna. Under the leadership of Vitus Bering the expedition was charged with mapping the eastern reaches of Siberia a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books [London, United Kingdom]
2017-11-28 23:52:56
RUSSIA] - ??????, ?????? ???????? ? ?????? [MAKHAEV, Mikhail Ivanovich and others].
Imp. Akad. Nauk Skt. Peterburg -1771. Folio (56.2 x 44 cm). 34 engraved views by many engravers after various artists, including 12 of the cities in European Russia and 22 of Siberia, on 22 leaves, with captions in Russian and French, printed on Dutch handmade paper watermarked C & I Honig IV, one engraving signed in the plate by N.Ya. Sablin; the first view (Zilantov monastery) cut and pasted at the time of binding on paper watermarked "Whatman 1818", views of Kokshaysk and Astrakhan conjoined. Early 19th-century half calf over marbled boards, gilt rules, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering in second compartments, gilt decorative elements in others; joints restored. Exceptionally rare complete collection of the earliest views of Russian cities on the Volga river and in Siberia, engraved by Russian masters. An excellent example. These views are part of a series that includes a total of 34 prints. The process of their publication spanned almost forty years (from the creation of the first drawings until the prints were issued) and involved seven artists and twelve Russian engravers. The cities were drawn on the spot between 1733 and 1766 during two great expeditions; the originals were later corrected and re-worked between 1748 and 1768, before being printed at the Academy between 1769 and 1771. The views offered here of Mangazey and other Siberian cities are based on drawings made during the Great Northern Expedition (1733–1743), ordered by Empress Anna Ioanovna. Under the leadership of Vitus Bering the expedition was charged with mapping the eastern reaches of Siberia a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books [London, United Kingdom]
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2017-11-28 15:01:35
1769. Antique print, titled: 'La course des tetes & de la Bague', the various forms used in ring tilt and other equestrian competitions from the eighteenth century. This included spearing a Medusa head (Tete de Medusa) on a lance, passing a lance through a ring, shooting a pistol while riding, etc. Etching/engraving on hand laid (verge) paper, with watermark. Watermark not visible on every sheet. Description: This print originates from the 8vo (octavo) edition of Fancois Robichon de Guerniere's 'Ecole de Cavalerie contenant La Connoissance, l'Instruction, et la Conservation du Cheval'. This edition was published in 1769 in Paris. We also stock plates from the earlier (1733) quarto edition of the same work.Artists and Engravers: Drawn and engraved by C. Parrocel. Charles Parrocel (1688-1752) was a French painter and engraver, specialised in battle and hunting scenes. Condition: Very good, given age. Two original folds, as issued. Paper erosion and remains of binding in the left margin. Margins minimally soiled. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: C279-17 The overall size is ca. 10.2 x 7.7 inch. The image size is ca. 9.4 x 6.5 inch. The overall size is ca. 26 x 19.5 cm. The image size is ca. 24 x 16.5 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-11-28 09:49:47
Attributed to Thomas Barker of Bath (1769-1847)
19th Century - Attributed to Thomas Barker of Bath (1769-1847) - Original 19th Century Pen and Ink Drawing. Ink and sepia wash, a very fine drawing of bandits holding up a horse and carriage, swords drawn. The style and handling of the materials bears significant similarities to other drawings by Barker of Bath of figures in landscapes, and the age of the paper dates this drawing to his period of work. Very well presented in a washline mount and simple gilt frame with light reeding. Unsigned. On laid. Foxing to the sheet and a few fine abrasions to the surface. Frame has some very minor wear but is in good condition - overall the appearance is very good. Size: Large (30-60cm) Framed: Yes Style: Classical Weight: 2000.00g [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Sulis Fine Art
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2017-11-27 20:53:54
DUBOIS-FONTANELLE, Jean-Gaspard (1737-1812)].
- 12mo (164 x 100 mm). 340 S. Lederband d. Z., mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild (Rückenkopf und -fuss sowie in den Ecken fachgerecht restauriert). Bordeaux, Les Frêres La Bottière & Paris, Le Jay, (1769-) 1770. Erstausgabe. Als Voyage imaginaire verstandener Bericht eines Schiffsbruchs vor der Küste Floridas, anonym herausgegeben von dem Journalisten und Homme de lettres, J. G. Dubois-Fontanelle. Das Werk wird auch als eine Imitation von Voltaires Candide ou l'optimisme (Genf, 1759) interpretiert. Mit 1770 datiert, erschien das Buch tatsächlich bereits Ende 1769. Im Jahr 1770 erschien beim selben Verleger eine "Nouvelle édition" (mit XXIV, 308 S.) sowie eine weitere Ausgabe in Neuenburg. Die von Barbier und Quérard erwähnte Ausgabe von 1768 bezieht sich auf den Titel: Effets des passions, ou mémoires de M. de Floricourts und ist nicht mit Viauds Abenteuer identisch. - Mit hs. Notiz auf dem Titel, ein schönes Exemplar. Ex-libris Franz Pollack-Parnau (1903-1981). Conlon 70:96; Sabin 99412 (under Viaud); Gove 41f.; Josiane Quillet-Sert, Portrait de Dubois-Fontanelle (Thesis, Lille, 1998). First edition of this best-selling narrative edited anonymously by the Paris journalist and man of letters J. G. Dubois-Fontanelle. The shipwreck and adventures of captain Pierre Viaud had the distinction of being genuine rather than imaginary, and shocked European audiences with its lurid tale of disaster at sea, betrayal, death, murder, native savages, and cannibalism. Dated 1770 it effectively was brought to public in late 1769. A "Nouvelle édition" (with XXIV, 308 p.) was pub … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Erasmushaus - Haus der Bücher AG
2017-11-27 20:53:53
DUBOIS-FONTANELLE, Jean-Gaspard (1737-1812)].
- 12mo (164 x 100 mm). 340 S. Lederband d. Z., mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und Rückenschild (Rückenkopf und -fuss sowie in den Ecken fachgerecht restauriert). Bordeaux, Les Frêres La Bottière & Paris, Le Jay, (1769-) 1770. Erstausgabe. Als Voyage imaginaire verstandener Bericht eines Schiffsbruchs vor der Küste Floridas, anonym herausgegeben von dem Journalisten und Homme de lettres, J. G. Dubois-Fontanelle. Das Werk wird auch als eine Imitation von Voltaires Candide ou l'optimisme (Genf, 1759) interpretiert. Mit 1770 datiert, erschien das Buch tatsächlich bereits Ende 1769. Im Jahr 1770 erschien beim selben Verleger eine "Nouvelle édition" (mit XXIV, 308 S.) sowie eine weitere Ausgabe in Neuenburg. Die von Barbier und Quérard erwähnte Ausgabe von 1768 bezieht sich auf den Titel: Effets des passions, ou mémoires de M. de Floricourts und ist nicht mit Viauds Abenteuer identisch. - Mit hs. Notiz auf dem Titel, ein schönes Exemplar. Ex-libris Franz Pollack-Parnau (1903-1981). Conlon 70:96; Sabin 99412 (under Viaud); Gove 41f.; Josiane Quillet-Sert, Portrait de Dubois-Fontanelle (Thesis, Lille, 1998). First edition of this best-selling narrative edited anonymously by the Paris journalist and man of letters J. G. Dubois-Fontanelle. The shipwreck and adventures of captain Pierre Viaud had the distinction of being genuine rather than imaginary, and shocked European audiences with its lurid tale of disaster at sea, betrayal, death, murder, native savages, and cannibalism. Dated 1770 it effectively was brought to public in late 1769. A "Nouvelle édition" (with XXIV, 308 p.) was pub … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Erasmushaus - Haus der Bücher AG
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2017-11-27 14:57:10
Ignatius von Loyola. -
Matthäus Rieger und Söhne, Augsburg. 2., verbesserte Auflage. Augsburg, Matthäus Rieger und Söhne, 1769. 8°. Titelblatt, 18 unpag. S., 412 S. mit Titel-, Anfang- und Schlußvignette. Halbleder - Einband der Zeit mit Farbschnitt. Einbandkanten berieben. Wohlerhaltener alter Druck! (s. Foto). Sprache: ger/deu Einbandkanten berieben. Wohlerhaltener alter Druck! (s. Foto). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Silvia Forster [Friedenweiler, BW, Germany]
2017-11-26 17:03:04
Original master print, titled: 'A Prospect in the Upper Part of Dove Dale five Miles North of Ashbourn'. It shows an idyllic rustic scene, with pastures in a mountainous landscape. Several cows and sheep are grazing and resting, also inside two natural caves. Two men are picking fruit in the goreground, while two other men stand at the edge of the river which crosses the center of the image. Etching/engraving on a verge type paper. Description: Original antique master print published by John Boydell, in London 1769. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Roberts after a painting by Smith. Thomas Smith of Derby (died 1767) was a British lanbdscape painter. He made numerous paintings of landscapes with historic houses. He was the father of John Raphael Smith of Derby. James I Roberts (c.1725-1799) was a portrait painter and engraver. Condition: Very good, given age. Margins cropped close to the platemark. Small tears in the margins and corners restored with acid-free archival tape. Top left corner remargined and retouched. General age-related toning and/or occasional light soiling from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-B2-10 The overall size is ca. 21.7 x 15.6 inch. The image size is ca. 20.7 x 15.2 inch. The overall size is ca. 55 x 39.5 cm. The image size is ca. 52.5 x 38.5 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
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2017-11-25 17:23:40
Tielcke, Johann Gottlieb.
Dresden und Leipzig, Joh. Nicolaus Gerlach, 1769. 8°. Mit gest. Front. (C. F. Holtzmann inv. et fecit) und 29 gef. Kupfertafeln und 4 Tabellen. 27 Bll., 399 SS. Ldr. d. Zt. mit reicher Rvg. und goldgepr. Rsch. (gering beschabt). Jähns 2734. ADB XXXVIII, 287.- Erste Ausgabe. Das Standardwerk der Epoche.- "Die erste auf Grund selbständiger Ansichten mit Urtheil und Geschick von einem Deutschen, die bis dahin nur französischen Vorbildern gefolgt waren, verfaßte Schrift" (ADB).- Johann Gottlieb Tielke (1731 - 1787) trat 1751 beim Infanterieregiment Herzog von Sachsen-Weißenfels als Gemeiner den Heeresdienst an. Er beeindruckte schnell durch seine Wissbegierde und Geschicklichkeit, besonders beim Zeichnen, und seine Bereitschaft zum Dienst. Er wurde deshalb 1753 nach Dresden in die "Hausartilleriecompagnie" versetzt, und Kurfürst und König ließen ihn zur "Artillerieprobe" vorbereiten. Zudem konnte er in der dortigen Ingenieurakademie Vorträge besuchen. 1756 geriet er mit dem gesamten Heer in preußische Kriegsgefangenschaft. 1760 war er Teilnehmer in der Schlacht bei Torgau. Nach dem Siebenjährigen Krieg wurden die sächsischen Truppen neu aufgestellt. Tielke wurde zum Premierlieutenant und Stabscapitän befördert. Im Bayerischen Erbfolgekrieg befehligte er als Compagniechef eine Batterie.- Papier etw. gebräunt und stellenweise leicht braunfleckig. Innendeckel mit Exlibris. Militaria [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat MEINDL & SULZMANN OG [Wien - Vienna, Austria]
2017-11-25 15:59:56
1 / François PAULMIER - 2 / William CADOGAN
1 / François PAULMIER____________________TRAITÉ MÉTHODIQUE ET DOGMATIQUE DE LA GOUTTE____________________2 / William CADOGAN________________TRAITÉ DE LA GOUTTE ET DE TOUTES LES MALADIES CHRONIQUES1 / 1769 - à ANGERS Chez Louis-Charles BARRIERE, Imprimeur-Libraire, et se trouve à PARIS Chez GUILLYN, Libraire, quai des Augustins2 / 1773 à PARIS Chez L. C. D'HOURY, Imprimeur-Libraire de Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans, rue de la Vieille BouclerieSoit : 2 OUVRAGES RELIÉS EN 1 SEUL Volume Ouvrage 1 / PREMIÈRE ÉDITIONOuvrage 2 / PREMIÈRE ÉDITION EN FRANCAISCOLLATION : 2 Ouvrages en 1 Seul Volume - LII et 397 pages, XXIV et 168 Pages - COMPLET POUR LES 2 OUVRAGESFORMAT : 10 x 17,5 cmRELIURE : Demie-Reliure Veau d'Attente et d'Epoque - Dos Long à Motifs et Inscriptions dorés. Pièce de Titraison Rouge Sang encadrées de filet doré. ILLUSTRATIONS : Sans, hormis 2 Petits BandeauxTHÈME : La Goutte et les Maladies ChroniquesÉTAT : Bon état général pour la Reliure, mais cependant, le papier des plats est manquant - Epidermures sur le dos - Les Mors sont bien solidaires, cependant la Reliure est à refaire - Pour le Texte : Papier filigrané resté très frais et ne présentant aucune rousseur. TRÈS BONNE TENUE DE LA RELIURE - Toutes Tranches MouchetéesPOIDS : 430 grammesPour une Remise en Mains propres sur Paris, me contacter ; sinon port à la charge de l'acquéreur ( 13 € en Colissimo Recommandé Ad Valorem pour la France métropolitaine - Assurance : 400 € )
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2017-11-24 16:23:39
YOUNG, TOMMASO.
- Da Tom.so Young prof. Di Matte.ca e Ten:te On:io nella Marina della Med.ma A.S.R. Roma, in Pescheria Vecchia, Gio: Iacopucci, 1769. Incisione in rame, b/n, cm 53 x 75 cm. ca. (il foglio), titolo ripetuto in inglese, sotto quello in italiano, nel grande cartiglio in alto a sn.; in un altro cartiglio, in alto a ds., c’è la Scala delle Miglia italiane, inglesi e francesi. Grande carta nautica di Livorno, realizzata dal matematico e tenente di marina Tommaso Young; la carta è dedicata a Pietro Leopoldo, Arciduca d’Austria. Livorno, rappresentata in pianta, è collegata con Pisa attraverso il canale dei Navicelli, e al Lazzereto di S. Jacopo, oggi Accademia Navale, attraverso il canale dei Lazzaretti. La rada antistante riporta i principali valori di scandaglio. P. Frati, che considera l’opera molto rara, ne descrive un esemplare pubblicato da Francesco Natali in via Genovese. Un po’ di gualciture della carta e una lieve accentuazione della brachetta centrale, peraltro buona impressione. Molto rara. (Bibliografia, Piero Frati, "Livorno nelle antiche stampe", p. 90). .
Bookseller: BOTTEGHINA D'ARTE GALLERIA KÚPROS
2017-11-24 07:35:43
Plutarch [Dryden]
J. Williams in Skinner Row (but possibly by J & R Tonson in London, for the Irish market), 1769. 6 volumes. A rare and very attractive printing. With a beautiful engraved frontispiece to volume one, each "life" is accompanied with a large engraved portrait in oval, in the style of a Roman broach or coin, for those few for whom no reliable likeness was available, empty frames have been cleverly placed where the portrait would otherwise be located. 8vo, bound in handsome contemporary polished calf over correct 18th century marbled boards, the spines with double gilt rules bordering the raised bands, one compartment with red morocco lettering label gilt and one compartment with volume numbers on contrasting green morocco labels in gilt. lxiv, 382; 468; 468; 431; 467; 245, index pp. A fine and handsome set in full period state with no sophistication or restoration. Some light age wear to the edges, but a very well preserved set, clean internally, crisp and unpressed and the bindings in good order. A RARELY SEEN PRINTING, AND A VERY PLEASING SET, HANDSOMELY BOUND AT THE TIME. Plutarch continues to be one of our most important sources for the history of Greece and Rome and is also well-known as a primary source for the plots of Shakespeare's classical plays and for numerous passages in the non-Roman ones. The great bard relied almost exclusively on Plutarch's writings for the historical background of ancient Rome. The Lives of Plutarch (ca. AD 50 - ca. 125) was one of the most influential works of antiquity, and was the most popular work at the time of the Renaissance. The Lives … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquarian Bookshop Buddenbrooks, Inc. [US]
2017-11-24 07:25:33
MARIA THERESA, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, Empress Consort of Francis I, Emperor of Germany [1717-1780].
Wien: Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattnern,, 1769. First Edition. Folio, pp. [xvi], 282, lvi, Illustrated with 27 engravings in the text & 3 folding engraved plates (included in the pagination). Some foxed and toned, lacks the front flyleaf. Bound in very rubbed contemporary calf, still a very good tight copy. Woodcut and typographic ornaments and initials. Text in German black letter with glosses in Latin. Bound in contemporary calf, spine gilt, little rubbed and recently rebacked, red edges. Woodblock printed end papers. Some toning to the text, The binding is a little rubbed but still a very good, crisp and clean copy. Maria Theresa was the eldest daughter of emperor Charles I and of Elizabeth Christina of Brunswick. At the death of her father in 1740, she became the sole heiress of his dominions of the house of Austria. Upon her accesion to the throne the neighboring countries tried to capture parts of the empire which led to the Wars of Austrian Succession which finally concuded with the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle in 1748.This is the famous criminal code of Maria Theresa which used torture as a means of "eliciting truth." Her insticts were absolutist and she would allow nothing that limited state power even as she reformed the education system and worked to better the lives of her citizens. And, she did not forbid torture. Torture was only to be used only is capital and very serious criminal cases. Included in this volume are very graphic illustrattions of instruments of torture (thumb-screws, stocks, racks, burning candles, leg vices, winches, the Viennese shoe!) wit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Second Life Books Inc [US]
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2017-11-22 21:16:53
American Newspaper]: [American Revolution]:
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
2017-11-22 20:51:26
La Haye aux dépens de Pierre Gosse junior & Daniel Pinet 1769 6 ff. cartouche de titre et cartouche de légende Six feuillets dépliants entoilés, avec étiquettes et onglets manuscrits, le premier avec le titre "Théâtre de la guerre de 7 ans par F.W. Bawr", avec un dessin (oiseau au ramueau d'olivier), réunis dans un étui cartonné de l'époque avec étiquette de titre manuscrite au dos : "Guerre de Sept ans, carte générale" Petits défauts à l'étui cartonné (usures d'usage), néanmoins bon exemplairedessiné par F.W. Bawr [], colonel d'un régiment de cavvallerie (sic) de Sa Majesté le Roi de pruse & Maréchal général des Logis de l'Armée alliée sous les ordres de SAS le duc Ferdinand de Brunsnswic et de LunebourgLa carte générale du "Théâtre de la guerre en Allemagne entre la Grande Bretagne et la France depuis l'an 1757 jusqu'à l'an 1762" par Friedrich Wilhelm von Bauer ou Fréderic Guillaume de Bauer (1731-1783), gravée à La Haye en 1769 a été divisée en six parties, chaque partie étant à son tour découpée en plusieurs rectangles et entoilée pour être repliée au format 165 x 250 mm. Dimensions : carte 1, 656 x 491 mm, avec une rose des vents, carte 2, 648 x 494 mm, carte 3, 655 x 745 mm, avec un très beau cartouche de titre, illustré d'un aigle, d'un canon avec ses boulets, et de plusieurs tambours, carte 4, 657 x 742 mm, carte 5, 667 x 488 mm, avec cartouche de légende, carte 6, 648 x 490 mm, avec l'adresse de La Haye et la date de 1769. Echelle [ca 1/230000]. On a représenté le relief, les cours d'eau, les bois, routes, villes, et villages. Les frontières ont été rehaussées de … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Jean-Denis Touzot Libraire [France, Paris]
2017-11-22 20:06:16
(VOLTAIRE) (François-Marie Arouet di)
(VOLTAIRE) (François-Marie Arouet di). Berlin, Chez Christian de Vos, 1769. Dieu et les Hommes, Oeuvre théologique; mais raisonnable. Par le Docteur Obern. Traduit par Jaques Aimon. Edizione originale. In-8°, leg. coeva in cartone. viii, 264 pp. Ottimo esemplare intonso con barbe, nella sua legatura officinale. Una delle opere più importanti dell' arsenico polemico anti-cristiano Voltaire. Dio e gli uomini è un attacco frontale contro la tradizione religiosa giudeo-cristiana. (R. Mortier). Bengesco, II, 178. Casa
Bookseller: Brighenti libri esauriti e rari [IT]
2017-11-22 20:00:54
CHAUDON, L.M.)
A Avignon, Chez La Veuve Girard & François Seguin, Antoine Aubanel, 1769. Two volumes. xxxii, 288 pp.; 256 pp. 8vo. Contemporary blind grey wrappers, spine with very small loss. Cioranescu 18828 (first edition of one volume only); INED 1082. Second and largely augmented edition: the first edition was published in 1767 in one volume. One of the more interesting works against Voltaire's Dictionnaire Philosophique, a book which provoked many refutations, and the Encyclopédistes. The author, Louis-Mayeul Chaudon, was a representative of what is called 'le rationalisme pieux'. - Entirely uncut, some quires browned, quire G & H in volume 2 interchanged, title printed within a nice printed border. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: A. Gerits & Son b.v. [Diemen, Netherlands]
2017-11-22 19:30:56
BUFFON (Georges-Louis Leclerc comte de)
Paris, Imprimerie royale, 1769-1770. 13 vol. in-12, basane marbrée, dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison en basane orangée, tranches rouges. Reliures de l'époque. Ex-libris sur les titres de C.F. d'Ortodot. (3) ff., 451 pp.; (2) ff., 458 pp.; (2) ff., 480 pp.; (2) ff., 520 pp., (2) ff., 395 pp., (1) p. blanche, xxxix pp.; (2) ff., 393 pp.; (2) ff., 357 pp.; (2) ff., 388 pp.; (3) ff., xlviij-349 pp.; (2) ff., 473 pp.; (2) ff., 358 pp.; (2) ff., 399 pp.; (2) ff., cdlxxix pp. 2 cartes h.-t. repliées, 1 grand tableau h.-t. replié et 196 planches h.-t. (sur 203) gravées en taille-douce. Il manque 7 planches au tome X. Histoire naturelle de la Terre, de l'Homme et des quadrupèdes. Bel exemplaire, très frais.
Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne J.-Marc Dechaud [France, Crissay-sur-Manse]
2017-11-22 19:09:13
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Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [New Haven, CT, U.S.A.]
2017-11-21 17:00:47
Antique print, titled: 'Les Adieux d' Hector et d' Andromaque', (Farewell to Hector and Andromache.) Hector and Andromache leaving Troy with their son Astyanax. In Greek mythology, Hector was a Trojan prince and the greatest fighter for Troy in the Trojan War. He was killed by Achilles. Andromache was the wife of Hector, daughter of Eetion, and sister to Podes. She was born and raised in the city of Cilician Thebe, over which her father ruled. Etching and engraving on a verge type hand laid paper. Description: Published by Levasseur in Paris in 1769. Artists and Engravers: Made by Ch. Le Vasseur after J. Reslout. Jean Charles Levasseur (French; 1734-1816) was a renowned engraver (Graveur du Roi en de l'Academie Imperiale et Royale de Vienne). Condition: Excellent, given age. A few small tears in bottom and top margin, not affecting image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC-P1-13 The overall size is ca. 25.7 x 20.2 inch. The image size is ca. 24.5 x 18.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 65.2 x 51.3 cm. The image size is ca. 62.3 x 47.9 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
2017-11-21 11:03:27
Le Bret, Johann Friedrich):
(Ulm) -70 1769 - Mit gestochenem Frontispiz. 5 nn. Bl., 180 S.; 1 nn. Bl., 196 S.; 1 nn. Bl., 182 S.; 2 nn. Bl., 232 S., 6 nn. Bl. 19,5 x 16 cm. Lederband der Zeit (etwas berieben, Wurmspuren, Gelenke unten minimal angeplatzt, Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle) mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf Rückenschild sowie reicher Rückenvergoldung und Buntpapiervorsätzen. (029). Holzmann-Bohatta II, 7027. RE III, 535. ADB XVIII, 100. - Erste Ausgabe. - Der Historiker und Theologe Johann Friedrich Le Bret (1732-1807), Kanzler der Universität Tübingen, "veröffentlichte eine Reihe von Schriften, welche zum Teil wertvolle Sammelwerke bilden und namentlich darauf gerichtet sind, das System der römischen Kurie bekannt zu machen. Besondere Erwähnung verdienen (die vorliegende) 'Pragmatische Geschichte .'" (ADB). Die sogenannte Abendmahlsbulle wurde jeweils am Gründonnerstag verlesen mit einer Liste der von der römischen Kirche gebannten und vom Abendmahl ausgeschlossenen Häretiker und Schismatiker. Im Gefolge der Aufklärung und der zunehmenden Trennung von Kirche und Staat wurde diese Praxis 1770 eingestellt und 1869 ganz aufgehoben. - Titel mit privatem Besitzvermerk. Mitunter etwas gebräunt und fleckig. - Insgesamt gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Sächsisches Auktionshaus & Antiquariat
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2017-11-21 04:09:45
(Marine.) DUHAMEL DU MONCEAU (Henri-Louis).
Paris, Desaint, 1769, in-4 de XVI-XXXVI-572-(2) pp. + 1. f ch. 553*-554* à la suite du Privilège + 13 pl. dépl. h.t. ; demi-basane moderne, genre XVIIIe, dos à nerfs orné, coiffes, parties des charnières et 2 coins habilement restaurés. -2 illustrations in-texte et 16 vignettes. 2e édition (E.O. : 1747).La meilleure édition de cet ouvrage, elle est augmentée de 6 planches par rapport à la première.Polack 2858 ; Musée national de la Marine, La construction navale en bois au XVIIe et au XVIIIe siècle. Henri-Louis Duhamel du Monceau (1700-1782), "est l'un des hommes les plus instruits de son temps, reconnu en tant que botaniste et agronome, à l'origine de l'Encyclopédie, rédacteur de la Description des Arts et Métiers, président de l'Académie des Sciences en 1743, 1756 et 1768. Son attachement et ses travaux relatifs à la Marine sont aussi remarquables. Conseiller scientifique dès 1730 du ministre de la Marine, Maurepas, il accomplit dans ce domaine une uvre magistrale et novatrice étayée par des ouvrages fondamentaux dont le Traité de la fabrique des manuvres pour les vaisseaux ou lart de la corderie perfectionnée, Eléments d'Architecture navale, De l'exploitation des bois... Inspecteur général de la Marine en 1739, il est le créateur de l'École de Paris, préfiguration de l'École du Génie maritime. En 1748, le legs à Louis XV de sa collection de modèles de navires en fait le fondateur du musée national de la Marine." (Musée national de la Marine).
Bookseller: Librairie Philippe Sérignan [France, Avignon]
2017-11-20 16:13:47
LA PORTE J. de].
- A Paris, chez la veuve Duchesne, libraire, 1769, voll. 2, in-8, leg. coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a 5 nervi con titolo e numero di volume su doppi tasselli, ricchi ferri floreali in oro negli scomparti, pp. [8], 452 - [4], 591, [1]. L'edizione nasce completa in due tomi; successivamente furono editi dei volumi di supplemento. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc
2017-11-20 16:13:47
[LA PORTE J. de].
A Paris, chez la veuve Duchesne, libraire, 1769, voll. 2, in-8, leg. coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a 5 nervi con titolo e numero di volume su doppi tasselli, ricchi ferri floreali in oro negli scomparti, pp. [8], 452 - [4], 591, [1]. L'edizione nasce completa in due tomi; successivamente furono editi dei volumi di supplemento.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Gozzini
2017-11-20 12:07:16
BASKERVILLE BIBLE
Birmingham: John Baskerville, 1769-72. Large folio. pp. frontispiece, [1144 un-numbered]; 9 further full page plates. Contemporary full calf, rebacked, retaining the original spine. A clean, sound, well margined copy. The second [first illustrated] edition of Baskerville's mighty printing tour de force which was issued in parts over a three year period. This copy bears the first state title page for the Old Testament dated 1769.
Bookseller: Michael S Kemp Bookseller [UK]
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2017-11-20 10:13:26
Die Pessach-Haggadah, hebräisch: „Oster-Erzählung“, stellt die Liturgie der häuslichen jüdischen Osterfeier dar. Zusammen mit der Bibel und dem Mahzor gehört sie zu den bedeutendsten jüdischen Handschriften, die illustriert wurden (die Thora wurde nie bebildert). Im 18. Jh. erlebte die Pessach-Haggadah eine regelrechte Renaissance als künstlerisches Objekt, wobei sich als eines der wesentlichsten Schaffenszentren Dänemark herausbildete. Daß auch noch in der Neuzeit, als der Buchdruck schon längst erfunden worden war, Bücher von Hand geschrieben und kunstvoll ausgemalt wurden – darunter vor allem jüdische Texte für den liturgischen Gebrauch –, ist kaum bekannt, wird aber durch diese Handschrift eindrucksvoll dokumentiert. Der Darmstädter Codex entstand 1769 in Kopenhagen und wurde von Yehuda Leib ben Eliyya Ha-Cohen geschrieben sowie künstlerisch ausgestattet. Die Illustrationen beziehen sich direkt auf den Text, wobei rituelle, biblische und eschatologische Aspekte der Liturgie anschaulich dargestellt werden. Die Miniaturen Yehuda Leib Ha-Cohens sind kleine Gemälde. Stimmungsvoll werden die Themen der Pessach-Haggadah interpretiert, mit einer Liebe zum Detail und einer Feinheit der Ausführung, wodurch auch ein Einblick in das zeitgenössische Leben gewährt wird.Eine dänische Haggadah Jüdische Gemeinden entstanden in Dänemark während des 17. Jh.s, als König Christian IV. vor allem aus wirtschaftspolitischen Erwägungen heraus Juden ermutigte, sich anzusiedeln. Kopenhagen war eine der größeren Gemeinden, die etwa hunderttausend Mitglieder zählte. Diese Gemeinde bot mit ihr … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Bibliotheca Rara GmbH
2017-11-20 09:18:48
(VASCO GIAMBATTISTA).
Brescia, Giammaria Rizzardi, 1769. In - 8ø; 120 pp.; legatura coeva in tutto cartone muto (dorso rinforzato). Genuino esemplare in barbe con qualche gora. Prima rara edizione. Si tratta della prima opera del pi-- insigne economista piemontese del secolo XVIII, considerata dal Venturi (Settecento riformatore, volume III, p. 18) "uno degli scritti pi-- importanti del nostro settecento". Il Vasco pubblic• questo saggio in risposta al quesito proposto dalla Societ... Economica di Pietroburgo in merito all'agricoltura e al diritto del contadino sulle terre. Gi... in quest'opera l'autore, schierandosi per la propriet... delle terre ai contadini che le lavorano, mostra il suo pensiero illuminista ed innovatore. Einaudi 5834. Kress it. 379. Fondazione Mattioli 3700.
Bookseller: Mediolanum [IT]
2017-11-19 19:56:20
Baillie, William (1723-1810) Captain
Portrait of Cornet Daniel Brown, whole-length standing facing towards the viewer, looking to left, in uniform and tricorn, right hand on hip above sword-hilt, left hand holding a staff, with a cavalry skirmish in the background. Lettered above the image ""Spectamur Agendo"", with the engraver's monogram and date 1769, and below the image with a Greek inscription and the information in Italian that the print was drawn and engraved in four hours by Baillie, captain of the 3rd light horse regiment: ""?? ??? ??????? / Delineato & inciso in Quatr'Ore WBaillie Capt. di 3d. Rego Caval Legiera"". The Greek transliterates as 'Il mio Alfiere', or 'my flag-bearer'.
Bookseller: Historisch Antiquariaat A.G. van der Ste
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2017-11-19 19:48:37
BANCROFT, Edward].
1769 - Printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt 1769. 8vo., contemporary polished calf, boards with double gilt fillet borders enclosing a blind border, spine with raised bands with gilt rope lines, lettered in gilt with gilt centre tools; pp. engraved frontispiece of two headed snake, [6] + [2] ads + iv ads + 402 + [2] ads. Spine a little faded and rubbed, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. Bancroft (1744-1821) settled in Guiana in 1763 after running away to sea from Westfield, Massachusetts; in 1769 he removed to England where he composed this Essay. Later, he became friends with Benjamin Franklin and Joseph Priestley and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. "When the breach with the American colonies became complete, Bancroft seems to have acted as a spy in London for Franklin . In 1777 he was suspected of complicity in the attempt to burn Portsmouth dockyard, but he escaped to France" (DNB). In this copy the Contents leaves are bound before the main text and the unnumbered adverts are split between front and back. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd
2017-11-19 17:16:32
LEGRAND D'AUSSY
Eugene Onfroy, Paris. Paris, Eugene Onfroy, 1769. 3 volumes, in 8°, 414, 430, 468 pp. Première édition. Autres éditions, d'abord en quatre et puis cinq volumes paraîtront à la suite en 1781 et 1783; mais cette première édition peut être considérée comme complète. Legrand d'Aussy (1737-1800), conservateur des manuscrits français de la Bibliothèque Nationale, commence en 1779 la publication de son recueil de contes et fabliaux, d'une approche plus scientifique, et qui contient des notes historiques et critiques. Cet ouvrage est d'un enseignement précieux sur les goûts littéraires de la société du temps et plus spécialement sur la genèse des idées romantiques. « Ce recueil contient un grand nombre de morceaux piquants par la naïveté et par le ton satirique, double caractère qui distingue éminemment les ouvrages des plus anciens de nos poètes ; aucun livre ne fait mieux connaître les moeurs d'une époque qui ne mérite pas tous les regrets qu'on est tenté de lui accorder . » (Weiss, Histoire de la vie privée des Français, Paris, 1782). Plus d'une trentaine de poètes sont présents dans l'ouvrage : Adam de le Halle dit le bossu dArras, Baudouin de Condé, Bernier, Garin, Rutebeu. *** Binding: contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt, minor rubbing only but a very good clean tight set with no evidence of wear or use, First edition, A landmark treasury of translations and extracts in prose and verse from French manuscripts of the 12th and 13th Century, and long been regarded as a standard work on the subject. A fourth and fifth supplementary volume were added in 1781 and 1783, but the … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: de KunstBurg [gent, Belgium]
2017-11-19 00:17:34
YOSHIMASU, Todo
28; 31 folding leaves. Two vols. Large 8vo, orig. blue wrappers, orig. block-printed title labels on upper covers (rubbed), new stitching. [Kyoto?]: Heian Shorin, 1769.First edition and a very rare book. Yoshimasu (1702-73), was one of the innovative practitioners of his time. While beginning his career as a surgeon and obstetrician, he began to question established medical hypotheses of his time, especially those which came from China. He ultimately embraced the original teachings of the ancient Chinese physician Henjaku (or in Japan Katsu ju or Hakunin) as expressed in his book Nan kiyo (or Hachi ju-ichi nankyo or Nankyo hongi). He also wrote an extremely influential book Ruishu-ho [trans.: Indications of Kampo Prescriptions] which circulated in manuscript before its posthumous publication in 1799.Written at the end of his career, the Iji Wakumon is a summary of the author's medical beliefs and is somewhat more philosophical than practical. In this work, Yoshimasu argues that the human life span was decided by the gods, criticizes the speculative approach of the Goseiha School, stresses abdominal palpation therapy and the use of strong purging methods. He believed that all diseases came from one poison that could affect different sites to produce various symptoms.Fine copy.
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc. [US]
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2017-11-18 16:54:10
[BANCROFT, Edward].
Printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt 1769. 8vo., contemporary polished calf, boards with double gilt fillet borders enclosing a blind border, spine with raised bands with gilt rope lines, lettered in gilt with gilt centre tools; pp. engraved frontispiece of two headed snake, [6] + [2] ads + iv ads + 402 + [2] ads. Spine a little faded and rubbed, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise a very good copy. First edition. Bancroft (1744-1821) settled in Guiana in 1763 after running away to sea from Westfield, Massachusetts; in 1769 he removed to England where he composed this Essay. Later, he became friends with Benjamin Franklin and Joseph Priestley and was elected a fellow of the Royal Society. "When the breach with the American colonies became complete, Bancroft seems to have acted as a spy in London for Franklin . In 1777 he was suspected of complicity in the attempt to burn Portsmouth dockyard, but he escaped to France" (DNB). In this copy the Contents leaves are bound before the main text and the unnumbered adverts are split between front and back.
Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd. [United Kingdom]
2017-11-18 14:40:14
Lennep, George
Marburg, bey Müllers Erben und Weldige, 1769. LII + 10 + 828 +136 + 3 Seiten (durch Inhaltsverzeichnis und umfangreiches Register erschlossen), Original-albledereinband auf 5 Bünden ca. 18 × 22 cm mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (siehe Abbildung 1), Farbschnitt, Einband bestoßen und beschabt, Rücken am oberen Kapital rechts ca. 1 cm aufgeplatzt, Vorsatzseite fehlt, Titelseite fleckig und mit handschriftlichem Besitzervermerk (siehe Abbildung 2), wenige weitere Seiten geringfügig fleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar dieser seltenen Originalausgabe Inhalt: I. von der Landtitel-Leye und den Leye-Güthern überhaupt (Seite 1- 32 / II. Von den verschiedenen Gattungen der Lehn und Landsiedel- auch sonstiger Leye- und Zinß-Güther (Seite 32-238)/ III. Von Empfängnis der Leie und was dazu gehöret, auch wie die Landsiedel- und andere Leye-Güther sonst erlangt werden (Seite 239-288) / IV. Von den Güthern, so zu Landsiedel-Recht verliehen werden (Seite 289-335) / V. Von denen Leuten, welchen Landsiedel-Güther eingethan werden (Seite 336-373) / VI. Von der Schuldigkeit des Landsiedel in Erhaltung der Güther (Seite 374-385) / VII. Von der Schuldigkeit des Landsiedels gegen den Gutsherren (Seite 386-529) / VIII. Von der Schuldigkeit des Landsiedels gegen den Landesherren, Gerichts-Herren und die Gemeinde (Seite 530-626) / IX. Von der Besserung und dem Rechtes Landsiedels auf Landsiedel-Güthern / X. Von der Abmeyerung (Seite 698-766) / XI. Von den nieder- und Ober-Land Siedel-Gerichten (Seite 767-828)
Bookseller: Libro-Colonia (Preise inkl. MwSt.) [Köln, NRW, Germany]
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