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        Vase N: 7. Vase N: 8. Vase N: 9. Plate VIII.

      - Aquatint engraving in black and terra-cotta ink. C. 1770. Sheet size: 14 1/4 x 20 3/4". Inventory#: p850pmat. 0

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        A View of the Eagles Nest on the Canal, between the Lakes of Killarney, Remarkable for the wonderful Echoes produced from the Firing of Cannon, &c

      J.Fisher, Dublin 1770 - Engraving, coloured by hand, by Edward Rooker. A fine view of the Eagle's Nest, now in Killarney National Park, County Kerry Ireland. Fisher was born in Dublin, and 'Having a taste for art, he studied it by himself, and eventually succeeded in obtaining the patronage of the nobility. He produced some landscapes which were clever attempts to reproduce nature. [and were] very well suited for engraving, and a set of views of Carlingford Harbour and its neighbourhood were finely engraved by Thomas Vivares, James Mason, and other eminent landscape engravers of the day. In [1789] Fisher published a folio volume called A Picturesque Tour of Killarney , consisting of 20 views engraved in aquatinta, with a map, some general observations, &c. He also published other illustrations of scenery in Ireland.' ( DNB ).

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        Papeterie.

      Livorno. 1770 - Cartella in cart. muta di cm 28,5 x 23 ca., contenente 14 inc. di cui 1 doppia. 1) Vue des batiments de la manufacture de l'angleo. 2) Delissage. 3) Pourissoir. 4) Derompoir. 5) Moulin a maillets. 6) Moulin en plan. 7) Moulin en elevation. 8) Moulin en profil. 9) Details d'une des cuves a cilindres. 10) Formaire. 11) Cuve a ouvrer. 12) Colage. 13) Etendage. 14) La salle et machine qui fait aller le marteau. Piccole macchie di ex umidità. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        Les Géorgiques de Virgile, traduction nouvelle en vers françois, enrichies de notes & de figures

      Paris: Chez Bleuet, 1770.

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        Memoires de Montecuculi,

      Amsterdam & Leipzig: Arkstée & Merkus,, 1770. Généralissime des Armées, et Grand-Maître de l'Artillerie de l'Empereur. 3 volumes octavo (1998 × 118 mm). Contemporary lightly sprinkled sheep, double yellow morocco labels, double gilt rules top and bottom of the compartments, edges blue marbled, striking endpapers of missal leaves washed with black ink and hand-painted with a "star-map" pattern in white. Portrait frontispiece, title-page vignette to each, a portrait to volume I, trophies to the other two volumes, title pages printed in red and black, pictorial head-piece to the first page of text of each volume, and wood-engraved cul-de-lampe at the conclusion of the text, 41 folding plates. Half-titles bound in to volumes II and III. A little rubbed, and with a few old patched repairs to the spines, light browning, but otherwise a very appealing set in excellent condition. Second octavo edition of Turpin de Crissé's commentaries, the third overall, the first being the quarto edition of the previous year. Montecuccoli's memoirs were first published in Venice in 1703. "Unequalled as a master of seventeenth-century warfare, Montecuccoli excelled in the art of fortification and siege, march and counter-march, and cutting his enemy's lines of communications. In advocating standing armies, he clearly foresaw future trends in the military field" (Britannica). Montecuccoli's writings "probably regarded as a state secret and only circulated internally, were never published during his lifetime" (Gat, The Origins of Military Thought, p.23) and Turpin's commentaries were important in the transmission of Montecuccoli's "theoretical and conceptual framework" (p.24) to the military thinkers of the Enlightenment.

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        Vue des ruines d´un temple de Corinthe

      Paris Delatour et Musier 1770 - Engraved view.56x 41 cms. black and white.Margins slightly stained. The engraving shows the Apollo main temple built at 550 b.C. Le Roy´s book introduced for first time the architecture of classical Athens to western Europe, remaining as a source of inspirations from an aesthetical point of view. Ref Atabey 709. Blackmer 1009.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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        Tratado del Origen, y Arte de Escribir Bien, illustrado con veinte y cinco laminasÉ

      Geronea: Narcisco Oliva, [n.d., ca. 1770]. - OCLC lists six copies of the present edition (some with the date wrongly reckoned as 1766), and nine copies of the first. The Harvard Library Hollis Catalogue, which has both editions, is helpful in sorting out the differences. Folio. [6], 136, [4] pp. Engraved frontisportrait of the author within an elaborated calligraphic background, engraved dedication leaf (to Don Carlos Tercero) and twenty engraved plates of calligraphy. Large woodcut text illustration on p. 57. Decorative headbands, tail-pieces and initial letters. Text in double columns. The last four pages consist of various printed alphabets. Contemporary limp vellum with title in manuscript on spine. Covers soiled, chip at foot of spine. Light stamp on title-page and at a couple of other points. Some plates slightly shaved, calligraphic doodling on back endpapers. A good copy. Second edition, following the Barcelona edition, published by Carlos Saper‡ in 1768. The same engravings appear in both editions. In the present edition, the second calligraphic plate appears in a second state, with horizontal ruling added. The present edition has two additional chapters, other textual additions, and extra licenses not found in the first edition, but lacks the two-leaf "Alphabeto de letras mayusculas floreadas." Berlin Katalog 5247 (this edition). Bonacini 1310, Palau 201092. Palau, Practice of Letters, 140. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Turdus ater Merula - Collectione celeberrima A. & J.J. van Renshelaar, Amstelaedamensium.

      . altkol. Kupferstich v. Sepp aus Nederlandsche Vogelen, 1770-1829, 42,5 x 27 (H) Plattengr. - 53 x 35,9 (H) - Blattgröße. Männchen und Weibchen mit Nest und Gelege. - Schönes Blatt, farbfrisch und in sehr guter Erhaltung

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        Xenophon's history of the affairs of Greece. By the translator of Thucydides [William Smith]

      London: Benjamin White. 1770. "First edition of this translation; 4to, pp. iv [i.e. vi], 331, [5]; engraved folding map bound in as a frontispiece; full contemporary calf, rebacked, old red morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; engraved 18th century bookplate of John Cator; very good, sound copy. Preceded only by Newman's 1685 translation."

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        AN HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF THE SEVERAL VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN

      London : printed for the author; and sold by J. Nourse, bookseller in ordinary to His Majesty; T. Payne, at the Mews-gate; and P. Elmsley, opposite Southampton-street, Strand, MDCCLXX. [1770] .. VOLUME 1 ONLY OF 2, SECOND ISSUE 1770. Lacks the half-title, the Contents and the Directions. 4to, approximately 245 x 200 mm, 9½ x 8 inches, 3 folding maps and 1 plate of Teepye Lobsters, pages: (4 of 6 unnumbered), (vii)-xxx, (2); [1]-21, [3], Contents page i-ii is lacking and should follow page xxx; [1]-24; [1]-204, [4]=errata, last page blank, (title page and Dedication pages dated 1770, Preface and Introduction dated 1769, Monthly Review for May dated 1769 and a chapter in the book called Advertisement dated Sept.5.1769), rebacked in modern calf, morocco gilt lettered label from previous binding, marbled boards and endpapers, engraved bookplate of Charles Pierrepont. The printed Volune 1 on title page has been removed at sometime and the small hole repaired with old paper, small neat repair to the inner margin of title page, hardly noticeable, foxing affecting the first map and title page and following 2 leaves, pale foxing affecting the last 14 leaves, occasional small black spot to text and occasional light foxing to a few margins, small repair to inner margin on the blank side of 1 map, otherwise a very good clean copy. Volume one covers the Spanish Explorers, Volume 2 the Dutch explorers. See: Sotheby's Catalogue of the Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, part 2, D-J, Lots 354 and 355; The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, Volume 1, page 73; The Parsons Collection of Rare Pacific Voyage Books, Part 1, 49 and 50. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        MONARQUIA DE ESPAÑA.

      - Madrid. Joachin Ibarra impresor, 1770. Folio mayor. 2 Vols.: 411+443 págs. Frisos, viñetas y letras capitulares. Texto a doble columna. Cortes pintados. Enc. pasta española con nervios, hierros y letras doradas. Manchas de humedad sin afectar la lectura del texto. Cubiertas fatigadas. Contiene Ex-libris de anterior poseedor. Historia. *La obra se inicia con la Descripción geográfica de España seguido de una extensa relación de los gobernantes y monarcas hispánicos desde la colonización romana hasta Felipe II. Historia.

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        The Loves of Mirtil, Son of Adonis. A Pastoral.

      n.pr 1770 - FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, engraved title page and six engraved plates, paper toned and lightly dustsoiled, a little spotting throughout, one plate’s lower margin 1cm shorter, pp. iv, [4], 139, [1], 8vo, twentieth-century plain green paper boards backed with cloth, a little grubby but good Translated from the anonymous ‘Les amours de Mirtil’, published 1761 with a false ‘Constantinople’ imprint; the text has been attributed to Fontenelle. The plates here are by J. Caldwell after Gravelot, and are close but reversed copies of those in the original. Oddly scarce in the UK, with ESTC listing only three copies - Brighton Central, BL, and Bodleian - outside of the 13 in the USA. (ESTC T118871)

      [Bookseller: Blackwell's Rare Books ABA ILAB BA]
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        EXPOSICIÓN SOBRE ALGUNOS PUNTOS PARA CONTRIBUIR A UN FELIZ REINADO PRESENTADA POR LOS DIPUTADOS DE ZARAGOZA, VALENCIA, BARCELONA Y PALMA AL REY.]

      S.l.n.a. (c. 1770 - ). 30,5 cm. Aprox. 24 h., la primera y la última en blanco. Enc. en cartoné reciente. Copia de la exposición presentada por los diputados de los cuatro reinos de la Corona de Aragón al monarca (seguramente Carlos III, regente entre 1759 y 1788) relativa a la administración del reino. Hace referencia a Felipe V, que "tuvo por combeniente derogar las leyes, con que hasta entonces se havian governado los Reynos de la corona de Aragon". Si bien los firmantes admiten que lo hizo "con el recto fin, y con la inteligencia de que esta igualda, y uniformidad entre las partes, havia de ceder en gran beneficio del cuerpo de la Monarquia" no dudan en reconocer los "imponderables males, que en su execucion han padecido aquellos Reynos". El documento se extiende también sobre el modo de gobierno de las ciudades, el papel de regidores y jurados, los diputados que, en definitiva, se presentan como los garantes de una correcta administración y una gestión ordenada. Defienden la utilidad de que en cada reino obtengan los empleos los naturales del mismo y sostienen la necesidad de la formación práctica en el ámbito de los negocios previa al ejercicio por parte de los ministros. historia de españa, segle XVIII, diputats, greuges Història d'Espanya Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 Manuscritos español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Trinity Harbour / Carboniere and Harbour Grace / St. John's Harbour / Cape Broyle Harbour ...[published in: The North-American Pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St.Laurence: being a collection of sixty accurate charts and plans, drawn from original surveys: taken by James Cook and Michael Lane, Surveyors, and Joseph Gilbert, and other officers in the King's service]

      London: Robert Sayer & John Bennett, 1770. A spectacular chart from the survey which laid the foundation upon which Captain Cook's reputation as a surveyor and navigator rested. At the conclusion of the French and Indian War, the British needed accurate charts of the territories that had been awarded to them in the Treaty of Paris. The areas that were of particular interest to the Admiralty included Labrador and Newfoundland. "On 19 April 1763 James Cook, Master R.N.. was ordered by the Admiralty to proceed to Newfoundland 'in order to your taking a survey of the Parts of the Coasts and Harbours of that Island'" (Tooley & Skelton, in Tooley's The Mapping of America p.177). His appointment would have been based, in no small part, on the glowing endorsment of his commanding officer, who had written to the Admiralty in December 1762 "that from my experience of Mr. Cook's genius and capacity, I think him well fitted for the work he has undertaken, and for greater undertakings of the same kind". "The charting of Newfoundland and southern Labrador by Cook... and by his successor Michael Lane ... was unequalled, for thoroughness and method, by any previous hydrographic work by Englishmen [and also allowed Cook to master the art of practical surveying and navigation, in a way that brought him to the attention of the Admiralty and Royal Society at a crucial moment. More immediately.] it produced the first charts of this extensive and difficult coastline that could (in the words of a later hydrographer) 'with any degree of safety be trusted by the seaman'" (Tooley & Skelton op. cit.). Cook started by surveying the northwest stretch of coastline in 1763 and 1764, then in 1765 and 1766 the south coast between Cape Ray and the Burin Peninsula, and in 1767 the west coast. His work was interrupted by what was to prove to be the first of his three great voyages to the Pacific, and the work on Newfoundland and southern Labrador was finished by Michael Lane between 1768 and 1773. Thomas Jefferys used the charts by Cook and others to form the "Collection of Charts of 1769-70, a prototype ... for the celebrated North-American Pilot which was to be published in five English editions from 1775 to 1806" (Tooley & Skelton op,cit.). The present example is from Sayer and Bennett's 1775 edition (Tooley & Skelton's # 13). Skelton & Tooley, "The Marine Surveys of James Cook in North America" 13.IV in Tooley, The Mapping of America. Copper engraving with four maps on one single-page sheet (plate area: 15 x 11 1/2 inches). Good condition, old horizontal fold.

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        The Harbour of Trepassey with Mutton and Biscay Bays / The Road and Harbour of Placentia. By James Cook / St. Mary's Harbour. [published in: The North-American Pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St.Laurence: being a collection of sixty accurate charts and plans, drawn from original surveys: taken by James Cook and Michael Lane, Surveyors, and Joseph Gilbert, and other officers in the King's service]

      London: Robert Sayer & John Bennett, 1770. A spectacular chart from the survey which laid the foundation upon which Captain Cook's reputation as a surveyor and navigator rested. At the conclusion of the French and Indian War, the British needed accurate charts of the territories that had been awarded to them in the Treaty of Paris. The areas that were of particular interest to the Admiralty included Labrador and Newfoundland. "On 19 April 1763 James Cook, Master R.N.. was ordered by the Admiralty to proceed to Newfoundland 'in order to your taking a survey of the Parts of the Coasts and Harbours of that Island'" (Tooley & Skelton, in Tooley's The Mapping of America p.177). His appointment would have been based, in no small part, on the glowing endorsment of his commanding officer, who had written to the Admiralty in December 1762 "that from my experience of Mr. Cook's genius and capacity, I think him well fitted for the work he has undertaken, and for greater undertakings of the same kind". "The charting of Newfoundland and southern Labrador by Cook... and by his successor Michael Lane ... was unequalled, for thoroughness and method, by any previous hydrographic work by Englishmen [and also allowed Cook to master the art of practical surveying and navigation, in a way that brought him to the attention of the Admiralty and Royal Society at a crucial moment. More immediately.] it produced the first charts of this extensive and difficult coastline that could (in the words of a later hydrographer) 'with any degree of safety be trusted by the seaman'" (Tooley & Skelton op. cit.). Cook started by surveying the northwest stretch of coastline in 1763 and 1764, then in 1765 and 1766 the south coast between Cape Ray and the Burin Peninsula, and in 1767 the west coast. His work was interrupted by what was to prove to be the first of his three great voyages to the Pacific, and the work on Newfoundland and southern Labrador was finished by Michael Lane between 1768 and 1773. Thomas Jefferys used the charts by Cook and others to form the "Collection of Charts of 1769-70, a prototype ... for the celebrated North-American Pilot which was to be published in five English editions from 1775 to 1806" (Tooley & Skelton op,cit.). The present example is from Sayer and Bennett's 1775 edition (Tooley & Skelton's # 13). Skelton & Tooley, "The Marine Surveys of James Cook in North America" 13.V in Tooley, The Mapping of America. Copper engraving with three maps on one single-page sheet (plate area: 14 x 12 inches).

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        AN HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF THE SEVERAL VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN.

      London : printed for the author; and sold by J. Nourse, bookseller in ordinary to His Majesty; T. Payne, at the Mews-gate; and P. Elmsley, opposite Southampton-street, Strand, MDCCLXX. [1770] .VOLUME 1 ONLY OF 2, SECOND ISSUE 1770. Lacks the half - title, the Contents and the Directions. 4to, approximately 245 x 200 mm, 9½ x 8 inches, 3 folding maps and 1 plate of Teepye Lobsters, pages: (4 of 6 unnumbered), (vii) - xxx, (2); [1] - 21, [3], Contents page i - ii is lacking and should follow page xxx; [1] - 24; [1] - 204, [4]=errata, last page blank, (title page and Dedication pages dated 1770, Preface and Introduction dated 1769, Monthly Review for May dated 1769 and a chapter in the book called Advertisement dated Sept.5.1769), rebacked in modern calf, morocco gilt lettered label from previous binding, marbled boards and endpapers, engraved bookplate of Charles Pierrepont. The printed Volune 1 on title page has been removed at sometime and the small hole repaired with old paper, small neat repair to the inner margin of title page, hardly noticeable, foxing affecting the first map and title page and following 2 leaves, pale foxing affecting the last 14 leaves, occasional small black spot to text and occasional light foxing to a few margins, small repair to inner margin on the blank side of 1 map, otherwise a very good clean copy. Volume one covers the Spanish Explorers, Volume 2 the Dutch explorers. See: Sotheby's Catalogue of the Library of Franklin Brooke - Hitching, part 2, D - J, Lots 354 and 355; The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, Volume 1, page 73; The Parsons Collection of Rare Pacific Voyage Books, Part 1, 49 and 50. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Recueil des chartes, créations et confirmations des colonels, capitaines, majors, officiers, arbalestriers, archers, arquebusiers et fusiliers de la ville de Paris.

      Paris, Desprez, 1770. - Small folio. (4), 276, (2), XXI pp. With 2 engr. portraits and 43 colored engravings. Contemp. marbled calf with giltstamped arms of Paris on both covers and label to richly gilt spine. All edges red; marbled endpapers. Presentation copy on large paper in a binding with the arms of the city of Paris. In contrast to the normal edition published simultaneously, the presentation copies contained colored plates. - First edition of this work of military theory. The appendix depicts the Paris guard with their new uniforms. "Il existe des exemplaires in-folio sur grand papier et des pl. colories" (Colas). - Very fine copy. Lipperheide Qk 12. Cohen/Ricci 477. Hiler 418. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Contemplation de la nature.

      Chez Marc-Michel Rey 1770 - - Chez Marc-Michel Rey, A Amsterdam 1770, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. In 8 (10x17cm), xxxiv, 324pp. et viij, 291pp., relié. - Seconde édition, après l'originale parue en 1764. Plein Veau d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons dans des caissons. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin beige. Coiffe de queue du tome I élimée. Un manque au second caisson du second tome. Mors du tome II ouvert en queue. Quelques épidermures sur les plats. Bonnet (1720-1793) est considéré comme l'un des pères de la biologie moderne (il fut le premier à utiliser le terme d'Evolution en biologie), tant pour ses recherches expérimentales que sa philosophie qui eut une profonde influence sur les naturalistes. C'est lorsqu'il fut frappé de cécité qu'il se tourna vers la théorie. Cet ouvrage reprend les huit premiers chapitres des "Considérations sur les corps organisés", parues en 1762, où Bonnet expose sa théorie sur la préexistence des germes. Bonnet rapporte en outre de nombreuses observations d'histoire naturelle. xxxiv, 324pp. et viij, 291pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, b. Homann Erben, "Die engliche Colonie-Länder auf den Inseln von America und zwar die Insuln S. Christophori, Antegoa, Iamaica, Barbados sampt den Ins: Bermudes ..".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, um 1770, 49 x 56. Oben rechts große Textkartusche ( m. ornamentalem Schmuck) mit Text in lat. und deutsch. Zeigt die im Text aufgeführten Inseln jeweils in Einzelkarten. - Palmer, Bermudas, Nr. 32; Kit S. Kap, Jamaika, Nr. 59; Campbell, Barbados, Nr. 26; Tooley, Antigua, Nr. 18; Tooley, Printed maps of St. Kitts,.. Nr. 23.

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        Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis,

      Thomas Ewing (& others) 1770-1784, Dublin - 4 volumes. 8vo. Numbers 1-13, complete (but see below). Profusely illustrated with 18 engraved plates (13 folding), 3 folding maps (1 quite large, of ancient Ireland), and 8 engraved tables. Contemporary calf spines, marbled paper boards, spines in six compartments, gilt rules, red leather lettering pieces, gilt. Volumes 1-3 are of uniform height (8-1/4'); Vol. 4 is taller at 9' and is uncut. Bindings are well worn; interiors near fine. THe contemporary ownership signature of Sir William Forbes is in all 4 volumes. Our set is complete for the first 13 issues of the Collectanea, published between 1770 and 1784. Not present are the numbers published later: Vol. 4, No. 14, published in 1786; Vol. 5, published in 1790, and Vol. 6, published in 1804. Our set begins with Vol. 1, Part 1: 'A Chorographical Description of the County of West-Meath, Written A.D. 1682 by Sir Henry Piers.' It concludes with Vol. 4, No. 13. Rare. ESTC T145230 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - MOLITOR Gabriel Jean Joseph (1770-1849), Maréchal de France. Lettre autographe signée. Grenoble, le 13 fl oréal an X [mai 1802]. 1 p. in-4. Soucieux d¿assurer un poste à l¿un de ses protégés, il attire l¿attention de son correspondant, un Général, sur le fait que « le Premier Consul vient de nommer aux cinq sous-lieutenances de la 6e légère ». Or, il en reste une de vacante dans le même corps. « Vous jugerez sans doute qu¿il n¿y a pas un instant à perdre pour l¿assurer au jeune Bourcet ». Il balaie préventivement une objection possible : « je suis assuré d¿ailleurs que l¿on n¿objectera pas à notre jeune sergent le manque de service, puisque parmi les cinq sous-lieutenances qui viennent d¿être nommées, l¿une a été donnée à mon secrétaire Deligne que j¿avais fait entrer dans le même corps depuis six semaines seulement ». En conclusion, il ajoute qu¿il serait bon de penser à une amnistie des déserteurs : « c¿est le voeu bien unanime de l¿armée ». Molitor fut le commandant de la division de Grenoble entre 1800 et 1805.

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        Dialoghi sopra le tre arti del disegno corretti ed accresciuti.

      s.n.,, Firenze, 1770 - Cm. 16,5, pp. viii, 346. Bell'antiporta allegorica incisa in rame e fregio al centro del frontespizio. Perfetta legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con nervi passanti e titoli in oro su tassello. Esemplare genuino e ben conservato. Si tratta della seconda edizione, dopo l'originale del 1754, di questo celebre testo che in forma di dialogo affronta le questioni estetiche del tempo. Il dialogo immaginario avviene tra il pittore Carlo Maratta e l'antiquario Gio. Pietro Bellori. Interessanti le considerazioni dedicate alle tecniche della conservazione e del restauro, che sono teoricamente preparatori alla nascita delle discipline ottocentesche che si occuperanno proprio della salvaguardia del patrimonio artistico. Opera classica, ma non comune. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L’ART DES EXPERIENCES OU AVIS AUX AMATEURS DE LA PHYSIQUE, sur le choix, la construction et l’usage des instruments; sur la préparation et l’emploi des drogues qui servent aux expériences.

      - Paris, P.E.G. Durand, Neveu, libraire, 1770. 3 volumes in-12 pleine veau fauve moucheté du temps, dos à nerfs formant des compartiments bien ornés de petis fers dorés angulaires encadrant des fleurons centraux, (XXIV+509+10),(t+1f+552),(frt+t+524pp+2ff n.c.). Ce bel ensemble, en reliure du temps, présente des défauts liés à l’usage et aux temps: coiffes et coins abîmés, petites épidermures aux reliures, coupure au frontispice du tome 3, quelques rousseurs ou traces au papier mais assez minimes et sans véritable atteinte pour la typographie comme pour les gravures; malgré ces imperfections les ouvrages sont très corrects, en pleine reliure du temps, sans manque.ILLUSTRE PAR 56 GRAVURES HORS-TEXTE.

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        l'Art de l'Indigotier from Arts & Metiers de France

      Paris, 1770. 1st edition. Beauvais-Raseau, - de. L&#39;Art de l&#39;indigotier. Folio. [2], 118pp. 11 plates. Paris: [L. F. Delatour (colophon)], 1770. 399 x 278 mm. Half sheep, mottled boards c. 1770, a little rubbed, small cracks in hinges. Light toning, occasional soiling, but very good.</p><p> First Edition. One of the 72 works in the celebrated encyclopedic Descriptions des arts et metiers (1761-89), the largest work on the mechanical and industrial arts of the eighteenth century in France, and one of the earliest such projects to be undertaken in any country. The combination of the best scientific minds and the best practical minds of the era produced in the Arts et metiers an invaluable reference work and an unparalleled social record of the artisan classes, and recorded for posterity manufacturing methods that would soon disappear with the coming of the Industrial Revolution. </p><p>Like Diderot&#39;s Encyclopedie, the Arts et metiers is one of the greatest productions of the French Enlightenment, and a benchmark in social and scientific history. For further discussion of the work, see Arthur H. Cole and George B. Watts, The Handicrafts of France as Recorded in the Description des Arts et MÈtiers (1952). </p><p>This volume on indigo dyeing conforms to the plan followed in all the volumes of the Arts et metiers, containing sections on materials, tools and apparatus, processes and methods, and illustrations of the metier. </p>

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        SEMANARIO HISTORICO, ERUDITO. LA CORONICA UNIVERSAL DEL PRINCIPADO DE CATHALUÑA: Que contiene sus primeros Pobladores: Naciones diversas, que le imbadieron en diversos tiempos: Reyes, y Condes, que le governaron: Fundadores de sus ciudades, villas, lugares, templos, y monasterios: Leyes, costumbres, y Religion, que con diversidad han observado sus naturales en diferentes tiempos, desde la primera Poblacion, hasta la Predicacion del Evangelio, y los demás posteriores memorables sucessos.

      Trad. Pedro Ángel de Tarazona. Imp. Raymundo Martí, imp. Matheo Barceló. Barcelona, c. 1770 - . 15 cm. 7 vol.: (I) 15 h., 379 pág., 3 h. (II) 1 h., 405 pág., 5 h. (III) 1 h., 455 pág., 10 h. (IV) 1 h., 400 pág., 8 h. (V) 462 pág., 7 h. (VI) 1 h., 439 pág., 4 h. (VII) 1 h., 413 pág., 5 h. Ilustr. con varios grabados xilográficos en el texto. Enc. en pasta española de época, algo fatigada, planos y lomera algo rozados, lomera cuajada, cortes pintados. Señal de óxido. * Pedro Ángel de Tarazona fue el primero en intentar publicar una traducción completa de la obra de Pujades, pero se limitó a hacer una traducción de la edición de 1609. Anteriormente Serra y Postius publicó en castellano parte de la traducción manuscrita del propio Pujades, pero sólo incluía la segunda y tercera parte de la Coronica. Palau 241873. Historia de Cataluña. Història de Catalunya Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Traité de l'épilepsie. Faisant le Tome troisième du Traité des nerfs & de leurs maladies.

      Paris, P.F. Didot le Jeune, 1770. - in-12, (8), 419 pp., pleine basane de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges, un mors fendu en tête sur 2 cm, quelques traces de frottement, petite tache rouge sur la page de titre sans gravité, sinon intérieur en très bon état. Edition originale, malgré la mention suivante sur la page de titre :" faisant le Tome troisième du Traité des nerfs & de leurs maladies" (le Traité des nerfs . ne sera publié qu'à partir de 1778). Il s'agit d'un ouvrage essentiel sur l'épilepsie et la première contribution en langue française significative depuis l'ouvrage de Taxil. Tissot différencie l'épilepsie 'sympathique' (symptomatique) de l'épilepsie idiopathique. Il affirme que l'hystérie ne dégénère généralement pas en épilepsie, et qu'il existe des crises d'épilepsie sans convulsions et "sans perte des sentiments". Il rapporte pour la première fois une observation de petit mal épileptique. Il est le premier à conseiller la névrotomie pour certains cas d'épilepsie, envisageant "d'amputer le nerf qui anime l'endroit d'où part le mal". O. Temkin, The Falling Sickness, 2e éd., p. 229-231 :" Tissot's treatise on Epilepsy, published in 1770, is the first book on this subject to show all the characteristics of Enlightenment in medicine. Written in the French vernacular, it is at once learned, scientific, and readable." ; S. Ashwal, The Founders of child neurology, p. 8, 10 ; A. Beaumanoir & J. Roger, Une histoire de l'épileptologie francophone, pp. 3-4, 34, 52, 92. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Remarkable News from the Stars, or an Ephemeris...&#11;The Gentleman&#146;s Diary, or the Mathematical Repository...&#11;The Ladies&#146; Diary: or Woman&#146;s Almanack... &#11;MOORE, Francis. Vox Stellarum: or, a Loyal Alamanack... &#11;PARTRIDGE, John. Merlinus Liberatus.&#11;Parker&#146;s Ephemeris...&#11;The Coelestial Diary: or an Ephemeris...&#11;Poor Robin. An Almanack...&#11;SAUNDERS, Richard. The English Apollo; or Useful Companion...&#11;SEASON, Henry. Speculum Anni: or Season on the Seasons...&#11;WING, Tycho. [Greek title] Olympia Domata, or an Almanack...&#11;WHITE, Robert. [Greek title] Atlas Ouranious. The C&#156;lestial Atlas; or, A new Ephemeris

      London: Printed for the Company of Stationers 1770. . Twelve works bound in one volume, 8vo, 48 pp each, with the final gathering of the Gentleman&#146;s Diary bound in the middle of the Ladies&#146; Diary. Titles and various other parts - tables, etc - printed in red and black, plus diagrams and charts in the text, marbled endpapers, one leaf with slight loss affecting the text, another leaf with a closed tear. Contemporary red morocco, gilt borders and a central lozenge, rebacked to style with further gilt decoration. A splendid array of individually scarce works, each approaching the basic function of an almanac from a different angle, from the social to the scientific and including a good deal of useful astronomical information.

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        AN ESSAY ON THE WEATHER, with Remarks on The Shepherd of Banbury&#146;s Rules for Judging of its Changes; and Directions for preserving lives and buildings from the fatal effects of lightening. Intended chiefly for the use of husbandmen

      London, Printed for S. Hooper, 1770.. FIRST EDITION 1770. 8vo, approximately 105 x 130 mm, 8 x 5 inches, pages: xxx, 108 including index, plus 4 pages of adverts, bound in modern quarter blue morocco, gilt lettering to spine, marbled boards, new cream endpapers. A few small indentations to lower spine, slight rubbing to gilt title, pale staining to title page, pale staining to upper margins of prelims and last twelve pages, pale stain to 1 page affecting text, all text legible, a few pointing hands in old ink in the margins, small pale stains to top and bottom of inner margins of endpapers, otherwise a very good copy. See: Mary S. Aslin, Catalogue of the Printed Books on Agriculture, Published Between 1471 and 1840, page 93; Agricultural Writers from Sir Walter of Henley to Arther Young, 1200-1800 by Donald McDonald page 211. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Tratado del Origen, y Arte de Escribir Bien, illustrado con veinte y cinco laminas…

      Gerona: Narcisco Oliva, [n.d., ca. 1770] Second edition, following the Barcelona edition, published by Carlos Saperá in 1768. The same engravings appear in both editions. In the present edition, the second calligraphic plate appears in a second state, with horizontal ruling added. The present edition has two additional chapters, other textual additions, and extra licenses not found in the first edition, but lacks the two-leaf "Alphabeto de letras mayusculas floreadas. Contemporary limp vellum with title in manuscript on spine. . Folio. Engraved frontisportrait of the author within an elaborated calligraphic background, engraved dedication leaf (to Don Carlos Tercero) and twenty engraved plates of calligraphy. Large woodcut text illustration on p. 57. Decorative headbands, tail-pieces and initial letters. Text in double columns. The last four pages consist of various printed alphabets. Covers soiled, chip at foot of spine. Light stamp on title-page and at a couple of other points. Some plates slightly shaved, calligraphic doodling on back endpapers. A good copy. OCLC lists six copies of the present edition (some with the date wrongly reckoned as 1766), and nine copies of the first. The Harvard Library Hollis Catalogue, which has both editions, is helpful in sorting out the differences.

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        IL MESSAGGIERE de' successi più osservabili (24 annate complete in sequenza dal 1770 al 1793), Modena 1770-1793, Eredi di Bartolomeo Solliani, 1770

      - 20,5 x 30, giornali sciolti in ottime condizioni alloggiati in cartelle con lacci. (mancano pochissimi numeri) Ogni giornale è di 4 facciate. Ognuna delle 24 annate è formata da 52 o 53 numeri, - uscita ogni mercoledi') Importante edizione modenese con numerosissimi fatti locali e personaggi. Il Messaggiere uscì dal primo settembre 1756 al 4 maggio 1796, si emisero 52 o 53 numeri, uno ogni mercoledì. Riportava le notizie dei vari stati del mondo, le notizie locali riguardanti le scuole pubbliche, i teatri, le sacre funzioni, gli arrivi, i passaggi e le partenze di principi od illustri personaggi, i decessi di persone notabili, le pubblicazioni di editti sovrani. Offriamo le 24 annate in blocco a

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        The Gentleman&#146;s and Connoisseur&#146;s Dictionary of Painters. Containing a complete Collection, and Account, of the most distinguished Artists, who have flourished... at Rome, Venice, Naples, Florence, and other Cities of Italy, in Holland, Flanders, England, Germany or France from the Year 1250... to... 1767

      London: T. Cadell 1770. . First edition, 4to, xxxiv, 723, (3) pp. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary speckled calf, gilt banded spine with a black label, slightly darkened, gilt arms of the Order of the Garter (&#147;Honi soit qui mal y pense&#148;) below a Ducal coronet to covers, upper joint recently and very subtly repaired, foot of lower joint starting, otherwise a very good clean copy. The first work of its kind in English. There were several Dukes in the Order of the Garter during this period - without any other distinguishing features no attribution about the original ownership can be made.

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        Essays. On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism. On Poetry and Music, as they affect the Mind. On Laughter, and Ludicrous Composition. On the Utility of Classical Learning

      Printed for William Creech. First edition.. Some light foxing; edges a little rubbed; very nice copy.. NCBEL II, 640. 4to, contemporary calf rebacked period style, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Six page list of subscribers. The first collected edition of Beattie's famous essays, all of which appear here for the first time except for On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, which first appeared separately in 1770. Contemporary book plate on the front paste-down.

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        The Works of Sir John Suckling, Containing all His Poems, Love-Verses, Songs, Letters, and His Tragedies and Comedies . - [Complete in 2 Volumes]. [Contents: V. 1. Poems on Several Occasions. Letters to Several Eminent Persons. Account of Religion.]

      London; Printed For T. Davies 1770 - Paged continuously; each volume has seperate title page. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Age of Louis XV. Being the Sequel of the Age of Louis XIV.

      London, G. Kearsly, 1770. - 8vo. 2 vols. 12, 390, (2) pp. VIII, 380 pp. Contemp. English calf on 4 raised bands with gilt-stamped spine fillets. First English edition (French first ed. published in 1768). - Continuation of Voltaire's well-known chronicle of the age of Louis XIV, providing a history of the rule of his own king (who was not to die until 1774). "Especially valuable due to its wealth of material and attractive presentation" (cf. Meyer, 6th ed.). - Spine restored in 19th c., otherwise a good, only very slightly browned copy from the library of the British philanthropist Robert Fellowes (1771-1847; cf. DNB VI, 1164f.) with his engraved bookplate on the front pastedown of both volumes. OCLC 8356551. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Isaac Iselins vermischte Schriften. Erster Band - zweiter Band

      Zürich, bey Orell, Geßner, Füeßli und Comp. 1770 - Zwei Bände in einem Band in 12mo; VIII, (4), 359, (1) Seiten; 464 Seiten und (16) Seiten Brief an Salomon Hirzel von 1759. Halbleder der Zeit über gesprenkelten Deckeln mit Lederecken, etwas Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägtes Rückenschild, gering berieben, roter Schnitt, Exlibris auf Innenseite Vorderdeckel, Vorsätze gebräunt, die Titelblätter mit gestochenen Abbildungen, innen sauber und frisch, ein sehr gutes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. Enthält Schriften über.die Anfänge der bürgerlichen Weisheit; Platon, oder von den Reichthümern; über die Gelehrsamkeit; über die Erziehung; über die Liebe des Vaterlandes; über den Bürger; über die Handelsschaft; über die glückselige Republick; etc. etc. Ziegenfuß S. 581; Sauer 5/1968: 1563, Ulrich im Hof, S. 580. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The art of dressing the hair. A poem. Humbly inscribed to the members of the T. N. Club, by E. P. Philocosm, and late hair-dresser to the said society.

      Bath: printed by R. Cruttwell, for the author; and sold by W. Frederick, H. Leake, and W. Taylor, Bath; and Messrs. Carnan and Newbery, London 1770 - 4to, 18p. Old but not original blue paper wrappers. A very good copy. First edition. Roscoe A422. Jackson, Annals of English Verse p. 1. A rare Bath-printed poem addressed by a hairdresser to the fashionable beaux of Bath's Tuesday Night Club, promoting his shop, and the numerous hair treatments he had to offer. Among much else he advertises the benefits of bear's grease, valued as an ingredient of pomatum, but also as a hair restorative and hair strengthener. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Antidotarium Collegii Medicorum Bononiensis editum anno 1770.

      Bononiae, apud Laelium a Vulpe, 1770. In folio (cm. 29,5); legatura coeva in cartone rigido con dorso in pergamena (dorso e piatti un pò usurati); pp. (12), 507 + LX di ?Index Virium et usum Medicamentorum quae in Antidotario Bononiensi describuntur?. Alcune arrossature, ma buona copia ad ampi margini. Axs

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        AVIS AU PEUPLE SUR SA SANTÃ&#137;

      Paris, Didot Le Jeune, 1770. - Contemporary full calf. Fourth enlarged edition. Spine gilt. Five raised binds. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth; in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism

      A. Kincaid & J. Bell, Edinburgh 1770 - Rare first edition of this important work in the literary career of James Beattie (1735-1803), a Professor or Moral Philosophy and Logic in the Marischal College and University of Aberdeen. Well-supported by the religious establishment in Britain, Beattie's reliance on the concept of truth (as opposed to sophistry, skepticism and atheism), was in direct conflict with the philosophies of Hume, Berkeley and others, and thie book was considered a specific and direct attack on the writings of David Hume. Original or contemporary full speckled calf, with red spine label, raised spine bands, viii, 503 pages. Ex-library, with small spine sticker and library stamps on front pastedown and title page only. Front cover is detached, front free endpaper a little loosened but still attached, externally quite worn, with spine chips, corner bumps, etc. Text block firm and pages free from chips or tears other than margin chips to two leaves and a closed tears in the margin of another leaf. Pages age-tanned with some scattered foxing. Internally very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De los nombres de Cristo. Por el maestro F. Luis de Leon. Doctor teologo del gremio i Claustro de la Universidad de Salamanca. Nueva edicion emendada por el cotejo de las cinco primeras: con un prefacion sobre la necesidad de buenos libros para la instrucción del pueblo. Por un doctor de Valencia.

      En Valencia, En la imprenta de Benito Monfort, 1770 - -17 x 23 cm.- , 6 hs. + XXXII + 576 págs. Excelente tipografía, con capitulares y colofones. Bien impreso sobre magnífico papel. Limpio ejemplar. Enc. en holandesa de época, lomo de piel. (MAGNÍFICO EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth, Emperor of Germany, and all the Kingdoms and States in Europe, during his Age., To which is Prefixed, a View of the Progress of Society in Europe,.

      Printed for the Subscribers (Robert Bell) 1770; i.e., 1770-1771, America (Philadelphia) - First edition printed in America. Three volumes. 8vo. viii,(ii),360;(xvi),374;(xlii),351,(lvii)pp., but with several errors in pagination as noted by Evans. Contemporary full sheep; spines with simple gilt rules and volume number sin gilt; red leather lettering labels, gilt. A few notes by a former owner, including the beginning of his name on the title page of Volume 2 (Isaac Lew.) possibly a relative of Nathaniel Lewis and Mordecai Lewis who are listed on the List of Subscribers. This publication marks the substantial beginning of the introduction of European literature into America. Bell has published with it an address upon international copyright, the first on the subject. The long list of subscribers is a veritable who's who of early American history: John Adams, Jacob Giles, John Hancock (2 sets), Cecil Rodney, and so on: ''whose names posterity may respect because by these seasonable encouragements this American edition hath been accomplished at a price so moderate that the man of the woods as well as the man of the court may now solace himself with substantial delight." A two volume set was also printed that year. Evans, 11837; Sabin, 72003. Bell also brought out an edition of Blackstone in 1771. An exceedingly rare book.; if the list of subscribers is a guide, only a few hundred sets were issued. The owner's name was clipped in binding, and so will likely remain just out of reach. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prose italiane di Giovannandrea Barotti. dedicate, e consacrate all'illustrissimo, e reverendissimo signore monsignore Giammaria Riminaldi .

      In Ferrara: Nella stamperia Camerale 1770 - *The price of this item has been reduced until Sunday as part of our October ABEBOOKS sale* 3 volumes, quarto (22 cm. tall), xii, [2], 360 pp. + [title leaf], 319 pp. + [title leaf], 321 pp.; paper covered board sides with vellum spines and hand lettered labels; bindings soiled with spines darkened and labels worn, minor worming at or near some hinges with no penetration into text, one interior leaf has a dark vertical line and minor holing along fore edge (probably a press problem) but no letters hit, a few sections age toned but an overall bright text on good quality paper and an untrimmed set. Photos available upon request.

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        Grisaillemalerei auf Pergament. Der Heilige in ganzer Figur in barocker Szenerie.

      Alpenländisch um 1770,. 270 x 168 mm, leichte Gebrauchsspuren und minimal wellig, Rückseite handschriftliche Widmung: " Dieß meiner Anna nach meinem Todt 1782".. Diese unglaublich fein gemalte Grisaillemalerei vielleicht als Entwurf für einen Kupferstich; in herausragender künstlerischer, wie handwerklicher, musealer Qualität.

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        Del Castello Dell' Acqua Giulia', original copperplate engraving from "Le Rovine del Castello dell' Acqua Giulia" (1761)

      ca 1770s, Rome - 'Del Castello Dell' Acqua Giulia', or, 'Concerning the Fountainhead of the Acqua Giulia, Rome: map of the acqueduct system and plans and details of the acqueduct'. c. 1770s copperplate engraving from "Le Rovine del Castello dell' Acqua Giulia", originally published in Rome, 1761. Engraving measures 16 x 10.5 inches (40.5 x 27 cm), in an archival, museum-quality mat measuring 24 x 20 inches (61 x 51 cm). A fine plate in fine mat. Giovanni Battista (also Giambattista) Piranesi (1720-1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric "prisons" (Carceri d'Invenzione). Piranesi's enthusiasm for Rome and superior abilities made him able to faithfully imitate the actual remains of a fabric; his invention in catching the design of the original architect provided the missing parts; his masterful skill at engraving introduced groups of vases, altars, tombs that were absent in reality; and his broad and scientific distribution of light and shade completed the picture, creating a striking effect from the whole view.

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        Xenophon&#39;s history of the affairs of Greece. By the translator of Thucydides [William Smith]

      London: Benjamin White. 1770. "First edition of this translation; 4to, pp. iv [i.e. vi], 331, [5]; engraved folding map bound in as a frontispiece; full contemporary calf, rebacked, old red morocco label on gilt-decorated spine; engraved 18th century bookplate of John Cator; very good, sound copy. Preceded only by Newman&#39;s 1685 translation."

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        Der Röm. Kays. Mayes. respective Würckl. Hochansehnlichen Herren Räthen, Denen Wohl auch Hoch Edelgebohrnen, Gestrengen, Hoch Edlen Vest und Hochgelahrten, Wohlfürsichtigen und Hochweisen, Ehrenvesten und Wohlweisen Herren, Herren Schultheiß, Bürgermeistern Schöffen und Rath der freyen Reichs-Wahl-und Handels-Stadt Franckfurt am Mayn Wappen Calender auf das Jahr 1771." Wappenkalender der Stadt Frankfurt

      Kupferstich von zwei Platten gedruckt von Johann Andreas Benjamin Nothnagel für den Jägerischen Buchladen, auf dem Pfarreisen 1770. 88x36.5 cm. - Das von einem monumentalen Säulenaufbau in Form eines Triumpfbogens eingefaßte Kalendarium ist in rot und schwarz in vier Spalten mit je 3 Monatstabelle gedruckt. Das Kalendarium nennt die lateinischem und alten deutschen Namen der Monate sowie die Anzahl ihrer Tage, es zeigt die Wochentage mit Namenstagen der Heiligen, Evangelien des Kirchenjahres mit Bibelstellen, Wettervorhersagen, Angaben zu Neu- und Vollmond mit genauer Uhrzeit und das den Tag beherrschende Tierkreiszeichen. Unten 7zeiliger Text: "Kurze Nachricht, wann die Thore der Stadt Frankfurt geschlossen werden, und wie lange der Einlaß währet." Im Sockel der Architekturumrandung des Kalendariums befindet sich unten eine Gesamtansicht der Stadt von Westen mit dem Main, der Alten Brücke und Sachsenhausen. Umgeben ist der Kalender von 47 Wappenschildern mit den Wappen und Namen der Ratsmitglieder der Stadt, darunter der Alte Bürgermeister Johann David Olenschlager und der Junge Bürgermeister Johann Siegner, der Gerichts Schultheiß Johann Wolfgang Textor und die Syndizi, jeder mit Geburtsdatum und Jahresangabe der Ratszugehörigkeit bzw. Schöffentätigkeit genannt. Wie bei den meisten großformatigen Wandkalender dieser Zeit wurde die Kupferplatte über einige Jahre benutzt und durch Aufkleben der separat gedruckten Wappen aktualisiert. Bei vorliegendem Blatt ist das Kalendarium zusammen mit der Umrandung von einer Platte gedruckt und nicht, wie man es meist bei Wappenkalendern der Zeit findet separat gedruckt und aufgeklebt. Oben auf dem Triumphbogen thront die Figur der Justitia mit Waage, seitlich von ihr der Gott Merkur als Sinnbild für den Handel und Putten mit allegorischem Beiwerk, die Schönen Künste darstellend. Ãœber ihr sitzt mit ausgebreiteten Flügeln der bekrönte Reichsadler mit Zepter und Reichsapfel und seitlich schwebend zwei Putten, je ein Wappenschild mit Adler haltend. Die in ihrer Herstellung äußerst kostspieligen Wandkalender dienten neben ihrem Nutzen als Kalender vorrangig zur Repräsentation, Selbstdarstellung und Demonstration der Staatsauffassung. Sie hingen in Amtsstuben, kamen an die Ratsmitglieder, waren repräsentative Geschenke für vornehme auswärtige Gäste und standen zum Verkauf. Schönes Exemplar in gutem Erhalt. Schmale Rändchen, 3 Wappen ankoloriert, kurzer Randeinriss und 1 kl. Loch restauriert.Von den großen Wappenkalendern, die für jedes Jahr nur in kleiner Auflage erschienen und nach Jahresfrist in Amtsstuben und Privatgemächern ersetzt wurden, sind nur wenige Exemplare erhalten. Prachtvoller Wandkalender und interessantes Zeitdokument für die Frankfurter Stadtgeschichte.

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        Instituts de Droit, Ou Sommaire de Jurisprudence Canonique, Civile.

      1770 - A Scarce Complete Copy of an Important Belgian Treatise Sohet, (Dominique Francois) [1728-1811]. Instituts de Droit, Ou Sommaire de Jurisprudence Canonique, Civile, Feodale et Criminelle, Pour les Pays de Liege, de Luxembourg, Namur & Autres. Bouillon: A. Foissy, 1770, 1772, 1781. Five parts bound as one. Complete as issued. Main text in parallel columns. Quarto (10" x 8-1/2"). Nineteenth-century three-quarter calf over marbled boards, rebacked retaining original backstrip with raised bands, gilt ornaments and lettering piece, hinges mended, marbled endpapers. Moderate rubbing with some wear to extremities. Attractive woodcut head and tail-pieces. Toning, light foxing and browning in a few places, interior otherwise fresh. * Only edition. This is a remarkable work comparable to the Institutes of Justinian. Etienne adds, "it is a principal work on the legal history of the Principality of Liege, the Comte of Namur and the Duchy of Luxembourg." OCLC locates 5 complete copies, none in North America. A complete copy located at the Library of Congress, incomplete copies located at UC-Berkeley and Yale law libraries. Not in Harvard Law School's online catalogue. Etienne, Impressions Bouillonnaises 42. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Vignola illustrato, proposto da Giambattista Spampani e Carlo Antonini studenti d'architettura.

      Marco Pagliarini, Roma 1770 - [700 Fig. Architettura] (cm. 32) Buona piena pergamena del XIX secolo, tagli marmorizzati. - Antiporta figurata, ritratto di Clemente XIV, Frontis + cc. 4 nn. + 4 tavv. f.t., + pp. 58 + 41 tavv. f.t. + pp. XXVIII con 10 tavv. f.t. (la prima posposta) Grande incisione al frontis e altre 2 a pag. 18 e 20. Tutte di ottima fattura e finemente incise in rame, l'antiporta e il ritratto sono firmati da Carlo Antonini. Le tavole illustrano esempi di prospettiva, ordini architettonici, capitelli, frontoni e addirittura caminetti alla maniera del Piranesi. Il testo contiene un saggio di geometria che sarà poi ristampato nelle edizioni successive, inoltre una vita del Vignola, un testo di prospettiva e un glossario dei termini architettonici. Comolli scrisse su questa edizione: "Gli amatori possono senza dubbio considerare questo libro come un ottimo corso elementare architettonico". Il successo di qiesto trattato si deve anche ai due curatori; l'Antonini come incisore e lo Stampani, architetto neoclassico, che lavorò molto in Russia e Polonia. Antiporta ritrattio e le prime 18 tavole sono state rimontate curiosamente su bella carta antica. Qualche lieve macchietta ad alcune tavole altrimenti esemplare bello e fresco, ben completo delle sue 57 tavole complessive. * Comolli IV 109; * Spinelli 36; * Fowler 380; * Berlin - Katalog 2639; * Riccardi I 88 (1/11); * Graesse VII 314; * Brunet V 1219. [F.81] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brudstykker af en Dagbog, holden i Grønland i Aarene 1770-1778.

      1770 1770 - Med Forerindring af Stiftets Biskop i et Brev til Hs. Exellence Hr. Geheimekonferenceraad Bülow. Odense 1816. X + (1) + 144 s. Samtidigt slidt papirbind med guldbord på permer. Med samtidig håndskreven tilskrift på titelbladet.

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