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        Prospectus Collegy Societatis Iesu ad S. Salvatorem versus Septentrionem. Entwurff deß Collegii der Gesellschaft Jesu bey S. Salvator gegen mitternacht." Ehem. Jesuitenkolleg mit Kirche St. Salvator von Süden, im Vordergrund der Garten des Kollegs mit Laube und zwei Jesuitenpatern. Guckkastenblatt

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich der Academie Imperiale, Augsburg um 1770. 24.3x39.3 cm. - Schefold, Schwaben 40914 - Dekorative Ansicht in schönem Altkolorit. Schmale Rändchen, im Himmel wenige Braunflecken, kurzer Randeinriss im Titel restauriert.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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      London: printed for C. Bathurst et al., 1770. Hardcover. In Elaborately Gilt Contemporary Bindings. 229 x 146 mm (9 x 5 3/4"). Nine volumes. Edited by William Warburton. VERY DECORATIVE CONTEMPORARY SPECKLED CALF, covers with delicate gilt leaf border, flat spines lavishly gilt in compartments separated by metope and pentaglyph roll and filled with repeating rows of hatched ovals and floral tools, each spine with one green and one red label, marbled endpapers. With 24 engraved plates (including the frontispiece). Armorial bookplate of the library of the Duc de Luynes at Chateau Dampierre on front pastedown. Alston & Jannetta t005450; ESTC T-5450. Mild offsetting from plates, consistent (though not offensive) faint yellowing, occasional minor foxing, but very clean and fresh internally. Two joints with three-inch cracks at top (a half dozen other joints with very short, thin cracks), corners a little worn, other minor external imperfections, but the very pretty bindings quite lustrous and generally showing little use. This is a handsomely bound set with noble provenance of an early reprint during the editor's lifetime of Warburton's collected edition of the works. Although an early detractor of Pope, Warburton (1698-1779) became an intimate friend of the poet in 1739 after he defended in a series of letters Pope's "Essay on Man," the orthodoxy of which had been attacked. When Pope died in 1744, he bequeathed to Warburton half his library and the copyrights of all his works, material valued by Johnson at the whopping sum of £4,000. Having been given Pope's final corrections and additions to his works shortly before the poet died, Warburton published the first collected edition, in nine volumes, in 1751. At the same time, Warburton added a considerable amount of his own philosophical and theological commentary to the voluminous notes, and it is generally thought that these additions effectively Christianized works that otherwise would have reflected the Deism embraced by Bolingbroke, the close friend of Pope whom Warburton supplanted. Given its excellent state of preservation, it is no surprise that this appealing set once graced the stately library of the Ducs de Luynes at the Chateau Dampierre.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        "A treatise on mensuration, in both theory and practice"

      "printed by T. Saint for the author, and for John Wilkie ... and Richard Baldwin ... London" Newcastle upon Tyne: "printed by T. Saint for the author, and for John Wilkie ... and Richard Baldwin ... London". 1770. "First edition, 4to, pp. xxvii, 646, [2] errata; engraved headpiece at head of dedication, 1 engraved plate, numerous woodcut diagrams and mathematical equations in the text; the fine Macclesfield copy in contemporary tree calf, gilt decorated spine in 6 comartments, red morocco label in one, edges stained yellow; engraved bookplates of Gen. G. L. Parker (a subscriber), and the South Library, Earls of Macclesfield, and with 2 small pressure stamps on preliminaries. In a new black cloth clamshell box.& & The illlustrations are thought to be by Thomas Bewick and Ralph Beilby. Bewick, who workied as an apprentice of Ralph Beilby of Newcastle (who was a subscriber to the present work), and so these may be among his earliest published designs.& & "

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Les amours de Zeokinizul ; roi des kofirans. Traduits de l'arabe du voyageur Krinelbol. [Relié avec :] Lettres chérakéesiennes. Mises en françois de la traduction italienne. Par J. J. Rufus, sauvage européen.

      De l'Imprimerie de sa Hautesse - De l'Imprimerie du Sacré College de la Propagande, Constantinople - Rome - 1770 et 1769. 2 livres en un volume in-12 de 93-(2) et XII-204 pp.; veau moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Rare et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie les mains dans les poches]
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        Hochwohlgebohrner Frey-Herr, Gnädiger Herr. Weilen in Angelegenheiten, welche die Hoch-Adeliche Ritterschafft betreffen, eine Versammlung derselben hochnöthig erfordert wird ... der 15. Tag des Monats ausersehen worden ... und dabey gehorsamst zu bitten ... gemeldeten Tages ... dieser Versamlunge gütigst beyzuwohnen, und über die so dan vorkommende Sachen Dero Gutachten zu ertheilen. Vorgedruckter Text mit eigenhändigen Einfügungen und Unterschrift

      Osnabrück, 1. Januar 1770. 24 cm. 1 Seiten auf Doppelblatt - An einen nicht genannten Adressaten. Dessen eigenhändige Rückantwort auf den folgenden 2 Seiten enthält eine Stellungnahme zu finanziellen Fragen, die zwischen der Ritterschaft und der Regierung offenbar noch nicht endgültig geklärt sind. Datiert Oldenburg, 2. Januar 1770. -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        An Historical Collection of the Several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean. Being Chiefly a Literal Translation from the Spanish Writers

      London : Printed for The Author . . 1770 . . Hardback . .

      [Bookseller: St. Mary's Books & Prints]
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        History of the Affairs of Greece

      Retaining a contemporary binding in quarter calf and marbled paper boards.  Rebacked, preserving the original calf spine and red spine label.  Quarto, 331 pages with two engraved folding maps, unpaginated 4-page Index, and printer's instructions and advertisement (on final index page verso).  Xenophon's History of the Affairs of Ancient Greece is a continuation of Thucydides' unfinished history of the Peloponnesian War.  Xenophon carries the history to the battle at Mantinea.  This 1770 edition is the second English translation by William Smith (1711-1787), preceded only by the 1685 translation by John Newman.  Xenophon (430-350 BCE) was an Athenian student of Socrates.  Fighting for Sparta and perhaps association with Socrates earned him enmity and exile from Athens.  He settled in southern Greece, becoming a prolific author of history, instructional works, essays on the military and politics, and works on Socrates and his teaching.  This is a sound copy, notable for a contemporary binding and clean contents.  The binding is square, tight, and sound, but worn.  The contents remain notably clean, with modest spotting confined to the initial and final leaves.  Both folding maps are intact and we find no previous ownership marks.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Cartas Pastorales Y Edictos Del Señor D. Francisco Antonio Lorenzana, y Buitron, Arzobispo de México

      Joseph Antonio de Hogal, Mexico, 1770. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Near Fine Condition. Contemporary vellum, soiled, morocco spine label rubbed. Pen mark to pastedown. old signature, stamp, and slight soiling to title, discrete browning in a few spots, otherwise quite fresh internally and very attractively printed. (26), 229pp. Lacking rear blank, rear inner joint slightly cracked.Sabin 42062 "Among other things, this volume contains a most minute account of the portrait of the Virgin of Guadaloupe, which appeared miraculously on the "Filma" or blanket of Juan Diego, a converted Mexican, in the year 1531; and which was solemnly declared by a commission of painters and others, in 1751, not to have been painted by the hand of man. The good Archbishop comes to the conclusion that it must have been painted by millions of angels." Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044164. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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      sumptibus Heredis Nicolai Pezzana, 1770 LEGATURA IN CUOIO AVANA. SECOLO XVIII. Doppia cornice di motivi dorati inquadrano fregio a losanga in oro. Dorso a cordoni. Fori da tarlo e mancanza al piatto anteriore. Cm.20x12. 5451.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Casella]
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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

      Dublin: J.Fisher, 1 May 1770. Engraving, coloured by hand, by Edward Rooker. 13 3/4 x 19 5/8 inches. 17 3/16 x 22 5/16 inches. 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).

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Cosmographie methodique et elementaire, par M. Buy de Mornas, Geographie du Roi & des Enfans de France

      Paris: Chez Lacombe,, 1770. first edition; xxiv, 543, [1] pp., 14 single page plates, 7 folding maps (Africa, the Americas, France, the Poles, etc.), full mottled leather with spine decorated in compartments and edges red; binding rubbed and bowed with narrow lines of chipping at extremities of spine, line of staining at bottom margin of first blank and title leaf, scattered age spotting, near very good . Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Sculpture en tous genres - Sculpture fonte des statues equestres

      Livorno, 1770In folio, mz. pelle mod., carta decorata a mano, pp.4 di testo esplicativo delle tavole distribuito su due colonne. Fresco es. corredato da 24 (mm. 350x220) e 6 di cui 5 a doppia a doppia pag. (mm. 335x420) bellissime tavv. f.t. finemente incise in rame, raffiguranti scene animate di operai a lavoro, laboratori, strumenti e utensili. Bellissime quelle a doppia pag. raffiguranti la fusione di una statua equestre. Tavole fresche in ottimo stato. L'estratto fa parte dell'ediz. livornese Diderot-D'Alambert "Encyclopedie ou Dictionaire Raisonnée des Sciences...".

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        LETTERS BETWEEN MASTER TOMMY AND NANCY GOODWILL; Containing the History of their Holiday Amusements. Embellished with Cuts. [Price Six-pence]

      [iii], [1], 1-92 pages. 14 wood-engravings in the text. Original Dutch floral paper-covered boards. Old marbled-paper repair to spine now worn; couple of small blank corners missing; else a good, clean copy of a scarce title, first published in 1770. Roscoe J214(4).

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        A New and Complete History of Essex, from a Late Survey; Compared with the Most Celebrated Historians; Containing, a Natural and Pleasing Description of the Several Divisions of the County , Etcetera

      Chelmsford: Printed and Sold By Lionel Hassall, 1770. Complete in 6 volumes. Books measure 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, ( 22x14mm ). Collation, 466pp, 406[1]pp, 413[1]pp, 393pp, 472pp, 340pp, viiipp index, 1pp Direction to the Bookbinder. 53 maps and plates as called for in index, lacking engraved title pages to volumes 1 & 2. Printed title pages present. Bound in full period or early calf, gilt dentelles to boards, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling within compartments. At some time ( not recently ) these volumes have been refurbished, calf rubbed and scuffed, hinge joints cracked, 1 board nearly detached, other boards still firmly attached, School library name on top board of each volume. Generally bindings in good condition. Internally, School library label on fix endpaper of each volume, no other library marks, some mainly closed tears to folding plates, one or two folding plates might have a very small amount of loss. Pages and plates in very good clean condition. A very nice clean set, in very attractive full calf period bindings. . First Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Wigeon "Anas Penelope, Mas

      Natural History: Amsterdam Jan Christien Sepp & Zoon, Boekverkoopers. 1770-1829. Copper engraved print of the Wigeon, with original hand colouring. from Cornelius Nozeman's "Nederlandsche Vogelin. " Clean and bright; minor chips to lower margin, just touching plate mark. A very large image the so very little margin (outside plate mark) top and bottom; ample margins left and right. Cornelius Nozeman, (1712- 1786) was a Dutch clergyman and ornithologist, proposed to publish the first complete illustrated work of the birds of Holland "Nederlandsce Vogelin" in 5 volumes. In partnership with the Sepps. father Christien (1700-1775) & Jan Christien (1739-1811) with their expertise in natural history, illustration and printing were to be responsible for the plates, ; also to publish and sell the work; Nozeman wrote the text for Volune1 and most of Volume 2 before his death in 1786. They proposed that each volume should cover one species and contain fifty copper engraved, hand coloured plates, lifesize if possible, with accompanying descriptive text The ambitious project took 60 years to complete and was still in production when Nozeman died in 1786. Christien Sepp had died earlier in 1775. The Sepp family under Jan Christien engaged physician Martinus Houttuyn (1720-1798) to continue the work and then later CJ Temminck. It was left to Jan Sepp. the third generation to finally finish the work in 1829 following his father's death in 1811. John Landwehr in" Dutch books with Coloured Plates" mentions that the complete 5 volume work was sold for 525 Florins which made it the most expensive Dutch book for sale at the time. Anker:369; Nissen:684; Landwehr p96, no 145. Natural History Birds of Nozeman Wigeon Anas Penelope

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        A View of the Plaister Cliffs, on the West Shore of Georges Bay

      London: Published by J.F.W Des Barres in 'The Atlantic Neptune', circa 1770-1781. Etching with aquatint, printed in sepia. Printed on laid paper with watermark `J Bates' and countermark `JB'. 23 3/4 x 32 1/2 inches. A large-scale view of the scenery near Lakevale and Antigonish on the North West coast of Nova Scotia, from 'The Atlantic Neptune', the first British sea atlas of her North American colonies This is a very fine scene depicting a dramatic point where the highlands of Nova Scotia cascade into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This is the second state of this view, and is identical to the Henry Stevens Collection, variant 70.2C, in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Des Barres studied under the great mathematician Daniel Bernoulli at the University of Basel, before continuing on to the Royal Military College at Woolwich. On the outbreak of the Seven Years war in 1756, he joined the British Royal American Regiment as a military engineer. He came the attention of General James Wolfe, who appointed him to be his aide-de-camp. From 1762, Des Barres was enlisted to survey the coastlines of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and the Gulf of St.Lawrence, while his colleague, Samuel Holland charted the New England coast. In 1774, Des Barres returned to England where he began work on the Neptune. His dedication to the project was so strong, that often at his own expense, he continually updated and added new charts and views up until 1784. That year he returned to Canada, where he remained for a further forty years, becoming a senior political figure and a wealthy land owner, and living to the advanced age of 103. The Atlantic Neptune was the first British sea atlas of her North American colonies, and one of the most important achievements of eighteenth century cartography. With an official commission from the Royal Navy, Des Barres published the first volume in London in 1775, which was soon followed by further volumes. Des Barres' monumental endeavor eventually featured over two-hundred charts and aquatint views, many being found in several states. All of the charts were immensely detailed, featuring both hydrographical and topographical information. Des Barres' plates were used to print further editions up into the first decade of the nineteenth-century. The Neptune met with the highest acclaim from the beginning, and is today widely regarded as superior to all other atlases produced during its time. Spendlove, The Face of Early Canada, Chapter 4: "J.F.W. Des Barres and The Atlantic Neptune"; pp. 18-22; Debard, "The Family Origins of Joseph Fredericks Wallet DesBarres: A Riddle Finally Solved", Nova Scotia Historical Review, Vol 14, No. 2 (1994), p.15; National Maritime Museum: Henry Stevens Collection: K0231 HNS 702C

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Hibernica: or, Some Ancient Pieces Relating to Ireland Part I & Part II Two Treaties relating to Ireland

      Milliken, Dublin 1770 - Pp. (1) 287; (2) 231. Two parts bound in one vol. Full calf with title gilt on red mo. label on spine. Book plate of previous owner on front pastedown. Front cover loose. Else very good. Allowing for loose cover overall dscription of good applies. Scarce [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dublin Bookbrowsers]
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        La Science des Negocians et Teneurs de Livres, ou Instruction Generale pour tout ce qui dans les Comptoirs des Negocians, tant pour les Affaires de Banque, que pour les Marchandises, & chez les Financiers pour les Comptes. Nouvelle Edition, revue & corrigee avec la derniere exactitude, augmentee d'un Traite des Changes Etrangers, reduits par fraction, Factures, ordres, Commissions, Arbitrages de Banque & de Commerce, Negociations, Traites, Remises & Roulements de Lettres dans les principlaes Places de l'Europe, par des methodes curtes & aisees; d'un Traite des Usance [sic] & jours de grace ou de faveur que l'on accorde dans toutes les principlaes Places de Commerce de l'Europe; & de l'Edit du Roi du mois de Mars 1673, severant de Reglement pour le Commerce des Negocians & Marchards, tant en gros qu'en detail

      A Amsterdam , Aux Depens de la Compagnie, 1770. Oblong 8vo, 123 x 190 mms., pp. xvi, 760, contemporary continental sheepskin, gilt spine (starting to split); last leaf with ms. notes and ink-stained, corners worn, top and base of spine chipped, text a little browned. La Porte published his work in 1704 and it was frequently reprinted, and he is generally credited with giving accountancy the classic form we know today. He explains the techniques both of single entry and double entry accounting. For better or for worse, it was La Porte who first defined arbitrage.

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books]
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      London. 1770.. [2],41pp. plus engraved frontispiece. Plate of the Venus fly-trap supplied in expert facsimile. Quarto. Antique half calf and marbled boards, occasional scattered foxing, else very good. An important early natural history work giving detailed instructions on how to transport seeds and plants from the East Indies and to America. It illustrates strikingly the methods of the early botanists who, linked with the opening of the Second Great Age of Exploration, were beginning to transform the plant distribution of the world. The frontispiece illustrates a few of the cleverly designed casks and boxes used in transporting seeds and plants. This is truly a fascinating book, forming a chapter unto itself in the history of the transformation of the American natural environment. Ellis includes tables listing the scientific and common English names of plants which he suggests would thrive in the American colonies. The tables also contain marginal comments on the particular region where the plant should be sown. John Ellis (1710-76) was an agent for West Florida and Dominica, and is remembered today for his remarkable historical work on coffee. He was responsible for naming DIONAEA MUSCIPULA, or the Venus fly-trap, and Linnaeus proclaimed him "the main support of natural history in England." HUNT CATALOGUE 606. SABIN 22319. PRITZEL 2665. ESTC T31864.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Cartas Pastorales Y Edictos Del Señor D. Francisco Antonio Lorenzana, y Buitron, Arzobispo de México

      Joseph Antonio de Hogal, Mexico, 1770. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Near Fine Condition. Contemporary vellum, soiled, morocco spine label rubbed. Pen mark to pastedown. old signature, stamp, and slight soiling to title, discrete browning in a few spots, otherwise quite fresh internally and very attractively printed. (26), 229pp. Lacking rear blank, rear inner joint slightly cracked.Sabin 42062 "Among other things, this volume contains a most minute account of the portrait of the Virgin of Guadaloupe, which appeared miraculously on the "Filma" or blanket of Juan Diego, a converted Mexican, in the year 1531; and which was solemnly declared by a commission of painters and others, in 1751, not to have been painted by the hand of man. The good Archbishop comes to the conclusion that it must have been painted by millions of angels." Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Religion & Theology; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 044164. .

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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.

      De l'Imprimerie de Guillaume Desprez 1770 - - De l'Imprimerie de Guillaume Desprez, A Paris _1770, in-4 (21,5x28cm), (4) 276pp. (2) xxiij, relié. - Nouvelle édition, rare, en partie originale et la plus complète parue, car revue et augmentée jusqu'à 1770. L'ouvrage est illustré de deux portraits, le premier - non-signé - d'Armand-Jérôme Bignon, le prévôt des marchands, le second du colonel Augustin-Eugène Hay par Lambert. 43 planches gravées sur cuivre in-fine représentant des officiers ; la troisième n'a jamais été gravée, la première est rehaussée à la main à l'aquarelle. Certains exemplaires, fort rares, ont été imprimés in folio et possèdent des planches coloriées. Plein veau blond moucheté d'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Plats aux armes de la ville de Paris. Toutes tranches rouges. Infimes frottements. Quelques rousseurs affectant principalement les premiers feuillets. Une page de faux-titre manquante avant Instruction ou École du soldat. Recueil établi par deux colonels de la garde de la ville successifs. François Drouart fit paraître l'édition originale en 1658, et Augustin-Eugène Hay publia en 1770 la présente édition complétée d'ajouts concernant le siècle écoulé et augmentée d'un traité illustré, Instruction ou École du soldat. L'appendice contient une description de la garde de Paris et des nouveaux uniformes. Militaria (4) 276pp. (2) xxiij [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vue de la haute Ville de Quebec avec la Place pour aller a Cavalier du Moulin. Prospect der obern Stadt zu Quebec auf dem Plaz wo man nach dem Mühlen Cavalier gehet. "optical prints" (vue d'optique) "perspective views"

      Augsburg: HABERMANN, F.X., [1770]. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. UNCOMMON VERY ATTRACTIVE OPTICAL VUE PRINT OF QUEBEC c. 31 x 40 cm (n.d., after 1770). Cont. handcold. engr. optical print by F.X. Havermann.& A beautiful view of square at the road to the Millbarracks in Quebec with soldiers in the foreground.& Prospect der obern Stadt zu Quebec auf dem Plaz wo man nach dem Mühlen Cavalier gehet. Vuë de la haute Ville de Quebec avec la Place pour aller a Cavalier du Moulin. Augsburg, 'Akademische Kunsthandlung', & With captions in French and German below the image., The "optical prints" (vue d'optique) " perspective views" were a form of entertainment meant to be seen through devices were made to be viewed in a special apparatus called a Zograscope (not included) Drawn with an exaggerated one-point perspective, each print took on a nearly three-dimensional appearance when viewed in the mirror through the optique lens. The name of the print at the top was reversed in the mirror and thus right-reading when viewed by this device. Strong hand color distinguishes perspective views. These were often drawn in course crude colours inside the images, which worked better when viewed in the zograscope under low light., Stunning vue d'optique prints "Collection des Prospects," in this case, was of 5 various fictitious views of Quebec that Habermann published in collaboration with his partner Balthazar Frederic Leizelt.& These prints offered middle- and upper-class viewers in Europe a glimpse of far-off places as North America (Quebec, New York and Boston). As well, traveling vendors, went to fairs offering views of the images through the Optical Machine for a few pennies to the very curious general public.& "In considering the fictitous views of Canada, made up wholly from the imagination of engravers assisted by what they had heard from travellers, the names of François Xavier Habermann and Balthazar Freric Leeizelt... easily come first. Their Collection of Prospects was completely the product of a fertile imagination... quite unassisted by fact. The astonished collector comes across these well-drawn.... coloured etchings, having the strange peculiarity of the title et the top of the print reading backwards [as with the present image]... These prints were probably published about 1775. Habermann's views of New York, done about the same time are equally fictitious'." (Spendlove The Face of Early Canada p.83)

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        Observations On Modern Gardening, Illustrated By Descriptions

      London: T. Payne, 1770. Second edition. leather_bound. Full light brown morocco. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 257 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Thomas Jefferson had a copy in his library, and with this book in hand when he visited England with John Adams to tour their gardens, Whatley's treatise served as his impeccable guide. The first edition was published the same year. HENREY, Vol.II, pp.509-510. "The most comprehensive work on the theory of landscape design developed by the natural school before the time of Humphrey Repton....." Bright, clean and fresh copy, raised bands, red leather spine label printed in gilt, spine panels decorated in blind as are the border fillets of the covers.

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        Mémoires historiques et économiques sur le beaujolais ou recherches et observations sur les Princes de Beaujeu, la Noblesse, l'histoire naturelle & les principales branches d'Agriculture, de commerce & d'industries du Beaujolais

      A Avignon, Et se vend à Lyon, Chez REGUILLIAT, Libraire, Place Louis Legrand 1770 - In-8°, reliure demi chagrin brun, dos à cinq nerfs et titre au petit fer dans le second caisson, signet de soie, bel exemplaire de reliure postérieures, XVJ - 272 pages, rares rousseurs marginales, petits manques papier sur les 4 premières pages marques de mouillures sans gravité sur les dix première pages . E.O. du seul ouvrage ancien sur le Beaujolais.Considérations générales sur l’agriculture, l’industrie et la population.L’industrie doit être placée "au premier rang des moyens protecteurs,avec les sources de toutes les richesses", car elle entretient l’agriculture et la population (Brunet n° 24612. - I.N.E.D. 795). [Attributes: First Edition; 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,...

      America (Philadelphia): Printed for the Subscribers (Robert Bell), 1770; i.e., 1770-1771. First American edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 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.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie LE RAMPINANCINAN]
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        A Six Month Tour Through the North of England . Containing an Account of the Present State of Agriculture, Manufactures and Population, in Several Counties of the Kingdom

      Dublin: P. Wilson, J. Exshaw, H. Saunders , 1770. First Dublin edition?. Complete in 3 volumes. Collation, xvi+395[1]pp, 5 folding & 2 single page plates, vi+390pp, 7 folding & 6 single page plates, vii+403pp, 1 folding plate. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, gilt lines. Calf rubbed, hinge joints split or starting to, but all boards still firmly attached, some minor wear loss on head tail of spines, more substantial loss on head of one spine. Internally, two plate detached, very minor worming to inner margine of a few pages in one volume. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A very nice edition in attractive period bindings.Volume one bears the signature of Thom Baskerville, his bookplate in volume 2 & 3. A59. First Dublin Edition. Period Calf. Good Plus. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Vue perspective du Marché au Pain vers la Maison de Ville a Augsbourg." Blick durch die Maximilianstraße auf Rathaus und Perlachturm mit dem Brotmarkt im Vordergrund. Guckkastenblatt

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Basset, Paris um 1770. 28.5x42.5 cm. - Schefold, Schwaben 41782 vgl. - Dekoratives Blatt nach einer Vorlage von Karl Remshart. Seitenverkehrte Darstellung, im Vordergrund reiche Personenstaffage: die Händler mit ihren Brotkarren und Kunden, vierspännige Kutsche, Reiter und Passanten.Der Brotmarkt wurde bereits 1283 gegründet und von den Bäckern aus der nahe gelegenen Bäckergasse beliefert. Schwacher Lichtrand durch alte Rahmung.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Avis aux meres sur la petite vérole et la rougeole; ou lettres a Madame de *** sur la maniere de traiter & de gouverner ses enfants dans ces maladies

      Lyon: Frères Perisse, 1770 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. viii, 363, [1] pp. Contemp. marbled calf, gilt sides, gilt ornamental spine on 5 raised bands (minor defect at head), red leather title label, marbled edges, somewhat browning and spotting, small tear to p. 9. Nice copy. ---- <br><br> Hirsch/H. IV, 167; Wellcome IV, 414; Blake 301. - Rare first edition of this work by Menuret de Chambaud (1733-1815), physician with broad clinical experience. He was in favour of inoculation in his "Question proposee a Messieurs de la Societe Royale des Sciences: lequel des trois partis, ou d&#39;attendre la petite verole, ou de se soumettre a l&#39;inoculation ou de tacher de l&#39;eviter par l&#39;extirpation, est plus fertile en avantages, & sujet a moins d&#39;inconvenients" (pp. 305-359)..

      [Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books]
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        Historiarum Cathedralis Ecclesiae Zagrabiensis Partis Primae Tomus I. Praemissis praeliminaribus, continens seriem episcoporum ab anno M.X.C.L. ad annum MDCIII. et tam Episcoporum quam et alias notitias. (Alles Erschienene!)

      Zagreb, Typis primo Rainerianis, dein Zerauschegianis, ac demum Antonii Jandera typographi,, (1770).. 8 Bll., 340 S. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Folio. 32 x 24 cm. Wurzbach XI, 171: "... von diesem Werke ist nur obiges Fragment erschienen. Das vollendete Werk hätte die Geschichte des Capitels, der Kathedrale und der anderen älteren kirchlichen Genossenschaften, ferner aller zur Agramer Diöcese gehörigen Kirchen enthalten." - Der kroatische Adelige, Historiker, Theologe und Jurist, Baltazar Adam Krcelic (deutsch: Balthasar Adam Kercselich; 1715-1778) war Dekan in Agram und Rektor des kroatischen Kollegiums in Wien. - Wichtiges und seltenes Werk zur kroatischen Kirchengeschichte von 1091 bis 1603. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, unteres Rückenende mit kleiner Fehlstelle im Bezug. Fehlen die fliegenden Vorsätze. Insgesamt sehr sauberes und frisches Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Prospectus arcis regiae versus locum ad stationes mutandas destinatum Berolini. ... Prospect des Königl. Schlosses gegen dem Parade Plaz zu Berlin." Schloss mit dem Schlossplatz im Vordergrund. Guckkastenblatt

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Georg Balthasar Probst, Augsburg um 1770. 32x43 cm. - Kiewitz 981 - Kapff / Steinmetz 155 - Dekorative Ansicht, auf dem Schlossplatz lebhafte Szene mit Kutschen, Soldaten, Reitern, Hundeführer und vornehm gekleideten Passanten. Unter der Darstellung der Titel in Latein, Französisch, Italienisch und Deutsch. Kleiner Papierabriss im Rand oben mit wenig Abbildungsverlust im Himmel unauffällig ergänzt, kurze Quetschfalte unten. Sonst breitrandiges Blatt in schönem Altkolorit und gutem Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Prospectus Ecclesiae cathedralis et loci ad stationes mutandas desinati Berolini. ... Prospect der Königl. Schloss u. Dom-Kirche samt dem Parade Plaz zu Berlin." Alter Dom mit rechts dem Apothekenflügel des Schlosses und Paradeplatz des späteren Lustgartens. Guckkastenblatt

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Georg Balthasar Probst, Augsburg um 1770. 32x42.5 cm. - Kiewitz 980 - Kapff / Steinmetz 156 - Dekorative Darstellung mit reicher Staffage: im Vordergrund auf dem Platz ist zu Ehren des Königs, der mit Gefolge in einer achtspännigen Kutsche vorfährt, ein Regiment zur Parade angetreten. Unter der Darstellung der Titel in Latein, Französisch, Italienisch und Deutsch. Breitrandiges Blatt in gutem Erhalt. Nur 1 kurzer Einriss im Himmel und 2 kl. Fehlstellen links hinterlegt.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Prospectus Hamburgensis ad Albim aedificii, cui vulgo ab arboribus nomen est. ... Prospect bey dem Baumhaus an der Elbe zu Hamburg." Teilansicht an der Elbe mit dem 1857 abgebrochenen Baumhaus. Guckkastenblatt

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Georg Balthasar Probst, Augsburg um 1770. 32x42 cm. - Kapff / Steinmetz 241 - Dekorative Ansicht mit hübscher Bootsstaffage, im Vordergrund am Ufer Zollbeamte und Händler an einem Schiff, das gerade entladen wird. Unter der Darstellung der Titel in lateinischer, französischer, spanischer und deutscher Sprache. Breitrandiges Blatt in schönem Altkolorit und gutem Erhalt, lediglich schwache Knitterfalten in der Mitte.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Prospectus Portae Arenariae Hamburgi. ... Prospect bey dem Sand Thor zu Hamburg." Partie am Sandtor-Hafen mit Sandtorkai, Kaiserkai und Blick auf die Nikolai- und Katharinen-Kirche. Guckkastenblatt

      Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Georg Balthasar Probst, Augsburg um 1770. 32x43.5 cm. - Kapff / Steinmetz 240 - Reizvolle Ansicht mit Personen- und Bootsstaffage. Unter der Darstellung der Titel in lateinischer, französischer, spanischer und deutscher Sprache. Breitrandiges Blatt in schönem Altkolorit und gutem Erhalt.

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      London: Robert Sayer and John King, circa 1770. Engraving, coloured by hand, by R. S.[heppard]. (Cut close to plate mark). 13 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches. 14 x 9 7/8 inches. A very rare image that is both a highly decorative botanical print and an important document in the history of gardening. The plate comes from a very rare later issue of a series called &#39;Twelve Months of Flowers&#39;, originally issued by Robert Furber in 1730. Furber was a nurseryman with gardens near Hyde Park Gate in Kensington, London. The series was issued as a luxurious catalogue for his stock: over 400 flowers are illustrated, and each is identified in the key below the picture so that customers could easily order their requirements. These plates thus form an illustrated check-list of the varieties and forms of flowers that were popular with gardeners in the early 18th century. Furber later issued a small quarto book which contained reduced versions of the original plates. The present plate, published by Sayer, is from a very rare later version, re-engraved yet again, but to a size that is mid-way between the original and the quarto issue.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        An INTRODUCTION To ELECTRICITY. In Six Sections. I. Of Electricity in General. II. A Description of the Electrical Machine. III. A Description of the Apparatus (belonging to the Machine) for Making Electrical Experiments. IV. How to know if the Machine be in good Order for performing the Experiment, and How to put it in Order if it be not. V. How to Make the Electrical Experiments, and to Preserve Buildings from Damage by Lightning. VI. Medical Electricity. Illustrated with Copper- plates.

      Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell,, London: 1770 - Illustrated with 3 fold-out plates at rear. Uncommon on the commercial market, with ABPC showing the last copy of the first edition to come to auction over 30 years ago (1977). Even then it garned $250. Binding - Fine. Text block - VG (chip from A1 fore-edge [no text affected]/bit of yellowing to plates, with the odd vertical mis-fold line). Modern brown quarter leather binding with marbled paper boards. Eps renewed. 8vo: [A]^2 B - I^8 K^6. 8-1/2" x 5-1/4". 1st edition (Ronalds, p. 171). [4], 140 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Romeo and Juliet

      London: various publishers,, 1770&#150;86. A Tragedy. Altered By David Garrick, Esq. Marked with the Variations in the Manager&#39;s Book, at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. London: for T. and W. Lowndes, W. Nicoll, and S. Bladon, 1784; &#151; King Lear, a Tragedy. Altered By David Garrick, Esq. Marked with the Variations in the Manager&#39;s Book, at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. London: for C. Bathurst, J. F. & C. Rivington [& 28 others], 1786; &#151; The Comedy of Errors. And now Acted At the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden. London: for J. Rivington, W. Strahan, J. Hinton [& 23 others], 1770; &#151; Timon of Athens. As it is acted at the Theatres-Royal in Drury-Lane and Covent-Garden. London: for J. Rivington, W. Strahan, J. Hinton, C. Bathurst [& 24 others, n.d., c.1770]; THOMSON, James. Tancred and Sigismunda. A Tragedy. Marked with the Variations in the Manager&#39;s Book, at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane. London: for J. F. and C. Rivington, W. and A. Strahan [& 9 others], 1784. Together 5 plays bound in one volume, duodecimo (169 × 100 mm). Contemporary half calf, green morocco label lately added, spine decorated in blind in compartments with small central gilt roundels, marbled sides. R&J: engraved frontispiece (slightly shaved at fore edge, old paper repair to blank recto); KL: engraved frontis.(very slightly shaved at fore edge), 5pp. adverts at end; CE: no frontis. called for, 1p. adverts at end; TA: engraved frontis., 3pp. adverts at end; T&S: engraved frontis., 6pp. adverts at end. Joints tender but holding, a good copy. Four Shakespeare plays and one by James Thomson bound in one volume. Romeo and Juliet and King Lear are both in Garrick&#39;s version; Timon of Athens is in the original version, rather than Thomas Shadwell&#39;s popular adaptation. Thomson&#39;s Tancred and Sigismunda was his most popular play; it was first performed at Drury Lane in March and April 1745, with Garrick in the lead. Thomson also wrote the words of "Rule, Britannia!" with music by Thomas Arne, who was the chief composer for Garrick&#39;s Stratford Jubilee in 1769, the founding event in the creation of Shakespeare as the national poet and icon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PARADISE LOST. A poem

      Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, Printers to the University. Glasgow. 1770. FIRST FOULIS PRESS EDITION. Folio. Large paper copy. (15 x 10 inches). xii (including subscriber list), 466, 10pp index. Portrait of Milton on title page. A few gatherings with some foxing but mostly a very good clean copy. Fine early nineteenth century binding of half tan calf. Spine with raised bands, compartments triple ruled and decorated with floral centre pieces in gilt. Tan morocco label, triple ruled and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. All edges marbled. Bound by J. Carss & Co. of Glasgow, described by T. F. Dibdin as "the favourite bookbinder among the cognoscenti at Glasgow" and with their printed label to the top of the front paste-down endpaper. Neat early inscription on a front blank endpaper. An attractive large paper copy of this beautifully printed edition.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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