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        Tourneur et tour a figure.

      Ohne Ort (Ca ) 1770 - (39 x 24 cm). 19 S. Mit 87 Kupfertafeln. Moderner Lederband. Die Kupfertafeln zeigen neben 3 Werkstattszenen überwiegend Drehbänke und deren Details, aber auch einige gedrechselte Gegenstände und Vorlagen dazu. - Text stellenweise etwas fingerfleckig, sonst gut erhalten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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        Des Herrn Marquis d’Argens [...] Jüdische Briefe, oder philosophischer, historischer und kritischer Briefwechsel, zwischen einem Juden, der durch verschiedne Länder von Europa reiset, und seinen Correspondenten an andern Orten. Aus dem Französischen, mit des Herrn Verfassers [...] Vermehrungen und Verbesserungen übersetzt. 6 in 3 Bänden.

      Berlin-Stettin, Friedrich Nicolai, 1770-1785. 8°. Mit Holzschn.-Titelvignetten. Zus. ca. 2450 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. je 2 goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Versch. Auflagen. - Der französische Schriftsteller und Philosoph Jean Bapiste de Boyer, Marquis d‘ Argens (1704-71) war ein Bewunderer Friedrichs des Großen. - „Der Beifall, den die Jüdischen Briefe fanden, ist heute schwer begreiflich, denn die Buntheit der Materie, der oft triviale Witz, und der zwar natürliche aber ungezügelte Stil lassen einen Vergleich mit Montesquieu (dessen „lettres persanes“) doch nur im Sinne eines weit klaffenden Unterschieds zu“ (ADB). - Enth. am Ende des letzten Bandes ein umfangreiches Sachverzeichnis über alle sechs Bände. - Einbände etw. berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Gebräunt u. etw. stockfleckig. - Raabe, Nicolai, 24; vgl. Fromm 584 u. ADB I, 521. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Argens, Des Herrn Marquis d’Argens [...] Jüdische Briefe, oder philosophischer, historischer und kritischer Briefwechsel, zwischen einem Juden, der durch verschiedne Länder von Europa reiset, und seinen Correspondenten an andern Orten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        The Construction of Timber, From its Early Growth : Explained by the Microscope, And proved from Experiments, In a great Variety of Kinds : In Five Books.

      - London : Printed for the Author; 1770, 8°, 170, 10 pp., 46 (2 color.) engraved plates, with plates 13 & 14 in two states, each hand-coloured, with an additional unlisted plate 33, contemp. half leather; rebacked; fine copy. First Octavo Edition of "The Construction of Timber, From its Early Growth : Explained by the microscope, and proved from Experiments, In a great Variety of Kinds : In Five Books. On the Parts of Trees ; their Vessels; and their Encrease by Growth: And on the different Disposition of those Parts in various Kinds ; and the Particularities in their Vessels. With Figures Of Their various Appearances; of the Instrument for Cutting them ; and of the Microscope thro' which they were viewed. By John Hill, M.D. member of the Imperial Academy. - London : Printed for the Author; and sold by R. Baldwin, in Pater-Noster-Row; J. Ridley, in St. James's-Street; J. Nourse, T. Becket, P. Elmsly, J. Campbell, in the Strand; and T. Davies, in Russel-Street, Covent-Garden." - - "The most important work to be published on the subject during the eighteenth century." Henrey - - "The first use of dyes in histology. Hill (1770) had employed dyes in studying the microscopic structure of timer, and that beyond the question, his work was actually histological in nature. His methods in fact, were more like modern histology than the subsequent work of Ehrenberg." H.J. Conn, The History of Staining (1933), p.9 - - "Historians emphasize the barrenness of the 18th century, as compared with the 17th, in the development of the microscope. - - With one notable exception, this is also true for microtechnique. The great originality which John Hill showed in the manipulation of the material described in his work entitled "The construction of timber, explained by the microscope" has not been given due credit. In his biography of John Hill, T. G. Hill has entirely failed to call attention to one of the most important features of John Hill's work, namely, the superiority of the microtechnique which he employed. Methods were used which had not been employed up to that time and which did not come into general use until fifty years later, and then as rediscoveries by others. - - Hill did not rely on any one method but studied the structure of stems in many different ways. He used a more elaborate method of maceration than Martin, and was the first to use maceration in the study of wood, sinking a loose wicker basket containing the sticks he wished to study into a stream until the tissues were well oftened. This identical method which was rediscovered by the younger Moldenhawer in 1812 is considered by Sachs as one of the great steps in the progress of phytotomy. Hill also makes the first mention of a method of preservation of material for further study. The practice of dropping the macerated pieces of wood into a solution of alum and then transferring them to spirits of wine, after thoroughly drying, resembles in a very crude manner our modern method of fixing and hardening. The reason for this is seen in his statement that "Nothing but spirit of wine can preserve these tender bodies, and, till I found this method of hardening them first, the liquor often destroyed them. , Holzner thinks that Sarrabat or Reichel should have the credit for being the first to use staining methods since they put sticks into colored liquids and then noted the rise of the color. Apathy has raised the question as to whether this work should be regarded as at all comparable to our modern methods of staining microscopical preparations. Judging by the excerpts cited from these articles by Holzner they were macroscopical studies only, and it is very probable that Hill was not aware of them, or the work of Bonnet. - - Hill is undoubtedly the first to have used staining as an aid in the study of microscopical anatomy of plants. He prepared an alcoholic tincture ofcochineal, in which, after it had been filtered, he placed the stems of plants for a while, . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        Herrn Adami Loniceri ... Vollständiges Kräuter-Buch, und Künstliche Contrefeytungen der Bäumen, Stauden, Hecken, Kräuter, Geträyde, Gewürtzen etc. mit eigentlicher Beschreibung deroselben Namen in Deutsch-, Griechisch-, Lateinisch-, Französisch-, Italiänisch- und Hispanischer Sprache, wie auch deren Gestalt, natürlicher Krafft und Würkung; samt außführlichem Bericht von der Kunst zu destillieren, Wie auch Bauung der Gärten, und Pflanzung der Bäumen; Ingleichen von den führnehmsten Thieren der Erden, Vögeln, Fischen und Gewürmen; Und dann auch von Metallen, Ertz, Edelgesteinen, Gummi und gestandenen Säfften... Anjetzo aber Mit einer Zugabe begleitet, Darinnen die allerneueste und nützlichste Observationen, von der Kräuter und Gewächs Würckungen und Gebrauch, sowohl aus eigener Erfahrung und geschriebnen Urkunden, als auch aus denen heutiges Tags... gesammlet worden von Balthasar Ehrhart..

      Ulm, Albrecht Friedrich Bartholomäi, 1770 2°, 4 Bl. n.n. , 750 S., 11 Bl. n. n. (Register, Index); 4 Bl. n. n., 136 S., über 800 Holzschnitten, OLdr. der Zeit m. Rückenschild, Deckel berieben, auf Vorsatz Notationen von alter Hand, einige Bl. m. Randfehlstellen (kein Textverlust), diese fachfrauisch augefüllt. Einige Seiten wasserrändig und fingerfleckig. Insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar. Seitensprung zwischen 2. u. 3. Teil von S. 566 auf 571 (Graesse IV 256). - Eines der beliebtesten Kräuterbücher der Zeit. Lonitzer - Mediziner. Botaniker (1528-1586) seit 1545 Magister artium. wurde L. 1553 Prof. der Mathematik in Marburg und im folgenden Jahr zum Dr. med. promoviert. Das Amt des Stadtphysikus in Frankfurt/Main übte er bis zu seinem Tod aus. 1551-55 veröffentlichte L. eine bearbeitete lateinische Neuauflage des Kräuterbuchs seines Amtsvorgängers Eucharius Rößlin. dessen deutsche Fassung ( EA 1557) noch zu L.s Lebzeiten fünf Auflagen erlebte und fast 250 Jahre lang als volkstümliches Heilpflanzenbuch benutzt wurde. Neben Pflanzen behandelt das Werk auch Tiere. Erze. Edelsteine und Metalle. (DBE) Versand D: 20,00 EUR Alte Drucke - nach 1550 Medizin - Alte Drucke / Faksimile Medizin - KräuterbücherNeueingänge - Alte Drucke/ Faksimile

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        JOANNIS LELANDI Antiquarii de Rebus Britannicis Collectanea Leland's Collectanae in Six Volumes

      Gul. & Jo. Richardson, 1770.. 2nd edn with additions. 6 vols. 8vo. Contemporary gilt tooled full calf with gilt lettered spine labels (edges rather scuffed and rubbed and outer joints worn). Pp. cix + 296 [&] 298-705 [&] 431 [&] 400 [&] 412 [&] 412 + index, illus with 5 folding engraved plates, engraved plate and engravings in text (no inscriptions). [Latin text]. .

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        Die Handlung von Holland, oder Abriß von der holländischen Handlung in den vier Theilen der Welt, durch den Verfasser der Vortheile der Völker durch die Handlung.

      Frankfurt und Leipzig, Im Verlag der Buchhändler-Gesellschaft, 1770. - (10) 658 S., (1) S. Verbesserungen, (2) S. Anz., HPgmt., min. berieben. -- (EHB 1981, 54: 1771). (Luca; gelehrte Österreich II, 141). - "Le Commerce de la Hollande." (Amsterdam 1768). - Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Mit einem Anhang von Gustav Wilh. von Imhoff: Betrachtungen über den gegenwärtigen Zustand der ostindischen Gesellschaft in Holland, in Absicht auf ihre Schiffahrt, Handlung, und Verwaltung; und über die Mittel, den Ursachen ihres Verfalls abzuhelfen.-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Monarquia de España escrita por el doctor don Pedro Salazar de Mendoza, primer canonigo penitenciario de la Santa Iglesia de Toledo, primada de estos reynos. Publicala don Bartholome Ulloa, mercader de libros

      Por D. Joachin Ibarra . se hallarà en las librerias del mismo Ulloa calle de La Concepcion 1770-1771, Madrid - First edition, 3 volumes, folio, pp. [4], xxviii, 411, [1]; [4], 443, [1]; xii, 278; engraved portrait of the King, folding numismatic plate of the coins struck during his reign, plus an engraved genealogical tree of the family of Phillip III; woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials; contemporary full Spanish mottled calf bearing the supralibros of the Society of Writers to the Signet on all covers, gilt-decorated spine in 7 compartments, red and green morocco labels in 2; some spotting to the pastedowns of volume III but in all a fine and impressive set. According to the editor's design, this work was to consist of seven volumes, compiled from the best sources, bringing the history down to Charles III, 1759, but volumes IV-VII were never published. The title varies in volume III: Monarquia de España. Historia de la vida y hechos del inclito monarca, amado y santo D. Felipe Tercero. Obra posthuma del maestro Gil Gonzalez Davila . Publicala don Bartholome Ulloa . Palau 286874 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quintus Horatius Flaccus. [Carminum libri Quatuor]

      Johannis Baskerville, Birminghamiae 1770 - First Baskerville quarto edition, 4to, pp. [4], 344; frontispiece, vignette title page, 4 plates by Gravelot; quarter maroon morocco over red cloth, gilt-lettered spine with raised bands; slight paper flaw at the bottom edge of frontispiece, spine darkened, spine ends rubbed, hinges starting, overall very good. 2A1 is a cancel, as per Gaskell and the state in which last line of title page is not damaged. Gaskell 39. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Palingénésie Philosophique, ou Idées sur l' état passé et sur l' état futur des Etres Vivans.

      - Ouvrage destiné à servir de Supplement aux derniers écrits de l' auteur . Genève, C. Philibert & B. Chirol, 1770. 2 volumes. 8vo. pp. xxvi, 431; pp. ii, 448. Contemporary calf, richly gilt ornamented spines with 2 black gilt lettered labels. Original edition. Most probably the rarest of Bonnet's publications on theoretical biology. "Yet Bonnet was less doctrinaire than his colleagues; he supported, for example, a very elastic thesis of the germ cell, which according to him, was not only "an organized body reduced in size . " but "every kind of original preformation out of which may result an organic whole, as of his immediate principle". This theory, which Bonnet christened "palingenenis," set forth the functional and structural notion of the cell, which was not stated formally until a hundred years later" (DSB II, 287). A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TA., Weinmarkt, "Vue perspective du Marché au Vin vers l'Eglise de S. Ulric le long du Magazin du Sel Auguste à Augsbourg".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Chereau in Paris, um 1770, 26 x 40

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Collection derer den Statum des Marggrafthums Ober-Lausitz, in Justiz-, Policey-, Lehns-, Cammer- Accis- Post- Bier- Steuer- Saltz- Zoll- Stempel- Impost- Müntz- Bergwercks- Commercien- Jagd- Fisch- Forst- Holtz- Militair- Geistlichen- und andern die Landes-Verfassung betreffenden Sachen, bestehende in Kayserlichen, Königlichen und Churfürstlichen Concessionen, Privilegien, Befreyungen, Decisionen, Declarationen, Mandaten, Rescripten, Verordnungen, Confirmationen und Oberamts-Patenten; ingleichen in denen zwischen denen hochlöblichen Herren Ständen errichteten Pactis, Verträgen, Landtags-Schlueßen, auch Landes- Policey- Gerichts- Cantzley- Hof-Gerichts- Lehns- Unterthanen- Wysen-Amts- Gesinde- und anderen Ordnungen, theils aus denen Origina

      Budißin (Bautzen): Verlag der verwitweten Scholtz erste und einzige Ausgabe 1770 - Pappband der Zeit mit marmorierten Papierbezügen und handschriftlichem Rückenschild, dreiseitiger roter Farbschnitt, Büttenvorsätze, Quarto-Großformat (24 x 21 cm), XXVI Seiten Index Generalis, 1070 Seiten, Einbanddeckel an den Kanten beschabt und an den Ecken etwas bestoßen, ansonsten innen sauber, sehr gut erhalten und nur einzelne Seiten im Rand etwas fleckig, schönes Exlibris auf dem vorderen Innendeckel, kleiner Stempel mit gekröntem Wappen von Budissin auf der Titelseite, ansonsten innen bemerkenswert gut erhaltener und vollständiger Prachtband mit Abdrucken Hunderter Edikte, Mandate und Verordnungen imposanter und umfangreicher Abdruck aller Gesetze, Mandate und Verordnungen der Ober-Lausitz im Zeitraum von ca. 1602 bis ca. 1780, alle Rechtsgebiete und Lebensbereiche betreffend - heavy and/or oversized item or multi-volume set with extra shipping costs, please ask us before you order this article 2100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wahre ab Bildung eines Meer Drachen oder Meer Wunder, Welcher in Seinen Rachen 384 Zähn.

      Köln, ca. 1770.. Kupferstich von Niklaus Mettel. Blattgr. 30 x 35 cm. Faust, Zoologische Einblattdrucke I, 152; Merlo, Kölnische Künstler, 595, 38. - Für mich nur das Exemplar in der British Library (erworben 1876) nachweisbar: "This print of a fierce-looking skull appears to be a close study of an impressive dried shark`s head made as an advertisement and souvenir for the showman who exhibited the curiosity, styled as a `sea dragon or sea wonder`, at the Frankfurt easter Fair in 1775. Mettel`s design elegantly portrays an important anatomical feature: the rows of teeth that constantly grow and replace themselves, and make the shark such as effective predator." - Papier mit Wasserzeichen Pro Patria mit steigendem Löwen in einem Kreis. - Ohne Bildverlust beschnitten. Mehrfach gefaltet, einige Faltungen hinterlegt.

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        Wahre ab Bildung eines Meer Drachen oder Meer Wunder, Welcher in Seinen Rachen 384 Zähn.

      Köln, ca. 1770.Kupferstich von Niklaus Mettel. Blattgr. 30 x 35 cm. Faust, Zoologische Einblattdrucke I, 152; Merlo, Kölnische Künstler, 595, 38. - Für mich nur das Exemplar in der British Library (erworben 1876) nachweisbar: "This print of a fierce - looking skull appears to be a close study of an impressive dried shark`s head made as an advertisement and souvenir for the showman who exhibited the curiosity, styled as a `sea dragon or sea wonder`, at the Frankfurt easter Fair in 1775. Mettel`s design elegantly portrays an important anatomical feature: the rows of teeth that constantly grow and replace themselves, and make the shark such as effective predator." - Papier mit Wasserzeichen Pro Patria mit steigendem Löwen in einem Kreis. - Ohne Bildverlust beschnitten. Mehrfach gefaltet, einige Faltungen hinterlegt. Bücher de

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        The genuine works of Flavius Josephus: faithfully translated from the original Greek. Containing I. The life of Josephus... II. The antiquities of the Jews... III. The wars of the Jews and the Romans. IV. Defence of the antiquities of the Jews against Appion. V. The martyrdom of the Maccabees. With notes critical and explanatory

      Birmingham: printed by Christopher Earl. 1770. "4to, pp. 871, [5]; text in double column; 2 engraved maps, 10 engraved plates; contemporary full calf, red morocco label; upper joint cracked, extremities rubbed and worn, but still a good, sound copy. Some of the plates are signed by T. Rothwell. Originally published in 58 parts. Sectional title page for ""The History of the Wars and Utter Ruin of the Jews."" Josephus' works provide a comprehensive history of the Jews from Creation to the end of the war with Rome."

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        Versuch einer allgemeinen Einleitung in die Handlungs-Wissenschaft, theoretisch und praktisch abgehandelt. Erster, oder allgemeiner Theil; Zweyter, oder besonderer Theil. Neue, vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage.

      Altona und Lübeck, verlegts David Iversen, 1770. - (52) 448; (35), 476 S., 2 in 1 Bd., HPgmt., etw. fleckig, unt. Kap. m. kl. Fehlstelle, Exl., vord. Vorsatzbl. erneuert. -- (Commerz-Bibliothek 413). Hirsching V, 107. Humpert 5289. (Merkantilische Bücher-Kunde 70). Weber; Literaturgeschichte 67. - ". Die Vermehrung betrift jedoch hauptsächlich die Geschichte der Handlung, die theils zu unvollständig, theils zu trocken war. . Ich wünsche übrigens, daß dieses Werk welches künftig unverändert bleiben wird, zum Nutzen und Vergnügen vieler gereiche. Dieses war meine einzige Absicht bey dessen Ausarbeitung ." - ". ein aufgeweckter, lebensnaher Geist . der sein kluges Buch mit schwungvoller Feder schrieb, zeigt einen klaren und scharfen Weitblick, der sich auf seine große Erfahrung stützt. ." (Löffelholz; Geschichte 234).-- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Vignola Illustrato. Proposto da Giambattista Spampani e Carlo Antonini studenti d'architettura dedicato alla Santità di N. S. P. P. Clemente XIV

      Rome: Stamperia di Marco Pagliarini, 1770. Hardcover. Near Fine. Modern binding. Paper-covered boards, backed in blind-ruled beige calf, gilt-stamped lettering in black leather spine label; folio (350x255mm); pp. [14] (including engraved frontis., vignette engraved title-p., engraved portrait), 58, xxviii, plus 51 plates (numbered I-XXXXI, [1], [9]). Spine scuffed, otherwise binding is fine. Textblock just a little bit tanned and/or dusty along the edges, otherwise very near fine. Finely engraved, with plates illustrating architectural elements, geometry, perspective.

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        A Summary of the Crown Law. To which are added, Offences by Statute, Since the first Publication of this Book. Two Volumes in One [complete]

      London: Printed for T. Waller, in Fleet-Street, 1770. Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite worn and rubbed, occasional browning, else quite clean, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy The rare abridgement of the first comprehensive treatise on English criminal law, ranked by Holdsworth as one of the four pre-eminent law books of the 18th century, this abridgement first published in 1728 and here expanded; one copy in ESTC

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        ZWEYTES SCHREIBEN AN HERRN MOSES MENDELSSOHN INSONDERHEIT ÃœBER DEN EHEMAHLIGEN MENDELSSOHNISCHEN DEISMUSÂ…

      

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        BREVIARIUM ROMANUM //EX DECRETO//sacrosanti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum,//S.PII V PONTIFICID MAXIMI // Jussa Editum, // CLEMENTIS VIII // Primùm, Nunc Denuò // URBANI PAPAE VIII // Auctoritate Recognitun (.)

      Ex Architypographia Plantiniana, Antuerpiae (Anvers) 1770 - 2 Vols sendo a Pars Hiemalis de [24]-612-CCXXXIV-[2]-4-15-4-19 pp e a Pars Autumnalis de [24]-560-CCL-(4)-5-5-[22] pp. Muito bons exemplares, encadernados em inteira de pele da época com ferros a seco na lombada e nas pastas, com nervos na lombada. As portadas e o texto impressos a negro e vermelho, apresentam no frontispício uma gravura a cobre comum aos dois volumes representando um anjo transportando as insígnias papais voando sobre a Cidade do Vaticano. Os volumes apresentam mais 7 gravuras em cobre de página inteira representando motivos biblicos.Na parte final dos dois volumes foram inseridas várias folhas avulso respeitantes a Portugal. Size: In-4º (240x180) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Steinberger b. Tob. Con. Lotter, "Le Royaume de France et les Conquetes de Louis le Grand".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, um 1770, 46,5 x 57 Seltene Frankreichkarte in schönstem Altkolorit. Allseitig umgeben von zahlreichen kleinen - in den Ecken größeren - Festungsgrundrissen, u. a. Philippsburg, Straßburg, Breisach, Perpignan, Homburg, Saarlouis.

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        [Working Proof of an Inn Yard]

      1770. Etching and engraving. Unfinished working proof. In excellent condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark. Laid onto contemporary backing card. A rare working proof by John Browne, the celebrated English landscape engraver. One of the most esteemed English landscape engravers, John Browne was born in Finchfield Essex, in 1741. In 1756 he was apprenticed to the engraver John Tinney, but then went to work for the influential landscape engraver William Woollett. It is believed that many of Woollett's most admired plates were in fact engraved by Browne. He devoted himself entirely to engraving landscape and genre scenes in particular after works by the French and Dutch masters. In 1770 he was elected an associate engraver of the Royal Academy, exhibiting thirteen plates between 1767 and 1801. This stunning genre scene is a wonderful example of his skilled hand and a rare working proof. This intriguing print shows a unique step in the printmaking process before an image is ready for publication. Before the image is completed, the engraver has printed a trial impression to view this stage of the engraved plate. It is incredibly rare to find prints in this unfinished experimental stage; impressions which were pulled as working proofs are unique and were almost never duplicated. Dictionary of National Biography.

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        Recherches sur les ruines d`Herculanum; et Sur les lumieres qui peuvent en résulter, relativement à l`état présant des Siences & des Arts: avec un traité Sur la Fabrique des Mosaïques.

      Par M. Fougeroux de Bondaroy. A Paris, Chez Desaint 1770. 8:o. xvi,232 pp. + 3 folding engraved plates. Well preserved contemporary marbled calf. Red coloured edges. Spine floral gilt. A very nice clean copy, a few small brown spots on first blank and in margin on plate II. Ex libris Per Gustaf Hamberg. 16,5 x 10,5 cm.. The French botanist Auguste Fougeroux de Bondaroy (1732-1789) visited Italy and Naples in 1763

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        Andachtsbildchen mit eigenh. Widmung und U. verso, zusammen mit acht weiteren Andachtsbildchen, jedes gleichfalls verso eh. gewidmet und unterschrieben von je einer anderen Erzherzogin von Österreich, meist Töchter der Kaiserin Maria Theresia.

      O. O., 1743-1770. - 9 Bll., jeweils ca. 120:90 mm, sorgfältig unter Fensterpassepartouts in Buch des späten 19. Jhs. einmontiert; starke Kartonblätter, am Ende Inhaltsbeschreibung von Hand des späten 19. Jhs. Späterer Lederband in Schuber. Kl.-8vo. Andachtsbildchen von hervorragender Qualität mit Widmungen an Gräfin Maria Anna von Callenberg, geb. Gräfin von Thurn-Valsassina (1721-86), erstes Kammerfräulein der Kaiserin Elisabeth Christina, der Mutter von Kaiserin Maria Theresia; seit 1757 Gemahlin des Feldmarschallleutnants Karl Kurt Reinicke Graf Callenberg. Fünf der insgesamt neun Bildchen stammen von Töchtern Maria Theresias und Franz I., eines von einer Schwester Maria Theresias, eines von der jüngsten Schwester von Franz I., eines von der Schwiegertochter des Kaiserpaars und eines (Nr. 9) von nicht eindeutig zu identifizierender Hand. Eine dem Album gewidmete Studie (s. u. zur Literatur) lobt die "hervorragende malerische Qualität" der Blätter, die von "professionelle[n] Maler[n]" (Feldhaus, S. 19) angefertigt worden sein müssen. - Im einzelnen liegen folgende Blätter mit Widmungen in französischer oder deutscher Sprache vor: 1) Kajetan von Thiene (S. Cajetanus Thieneus) mit eh. dreizeiliger Widmung und U. von Erzherzogin Maria Amalie, Herzogin von Parma (1746-1804), datiert 1769. - 2) Karl Borromäus (S. Carolus Borromaeus) mit sechszeiliger eh. Widmung und U. von Erzherzogin Maria Anna (1718-44), der Schwester Maria Theresias, dat. 1743. - 3) Hieronymus, Kirchenvater (S. Hieronimus) mit eh. sechszeiliger Widmung und U von Erzherzogin Maria Josepha (1751-67), datiert 1767. - 4) Mater Dolorosa mit eh. vierzeiliger Widmung und U. von Prinzessin Anna Charlotte von Lothringen (1714-73), der jüngsten Schwester von Franz I; undatiert. - 5) Maria mit dem Kinde ("Du Königin des guten Raths bitt für uns"), mit fünfzeiliger eh. Widmung und U. von Maria Theresias ältester Tochter, Erzherzogin Maria Anna (1738-89), datiert 1757. - 6) König Stephan I. von Ungarn, der Heilige (S. Stephanus Rex Hung.) mit fünfzeiliger eh. Widmung und U. von Maria Ludovica von Spanien, als Gattin von Leopold II. Erzherzogin von Österreich und später Kaiserin (1745-92); datiert 1770. - 7) Expeditus (S. Expeditus) mit eh. U. von Erzherzogin Maria Elisabeth (1743-1808), undatiert. - 8) Aloisius von Gonzaga (S. Aloysius Gonzaga S. I.) mit dreizeiliger eh. Widmung und U. von Erzherzogin Marie Antoinette ("Auspice Deo. En regardant cette image souvenez vous toujours chère Callenberg de Votre très affectioner Antoine Archiduchesse"), datiert 29. 3. 1770; ca. einen Monat vor ihrer Abreise nach Frankreich verfaßt. - 9) Schmerzensmann (Wahre Abbildung des schmerzhaften Heilands auf dem S. Stephansfriedhof) mit zweizeiliger eh. Widmung, undatiert, von nicht identifizierter Hand, lt. einer beiliegenden, im 19. Jahrhundert verfaßten Legende (4 SS. auf Doppelblatt, 4to) dem Kammerfräulein Charlotte von Reischach zugeschrieben. - Provenienz: Carl Graf Callenberg (gest. 1820), Sohn der Widmungsträgerin; dessen Tochter Henriette, letzte Gräfin Callenberg (1764-1835), vermählt 1787 mit Graf Johann Mittrowsky (1757-99), Militärarzt im Infanterieregiment des Grafen Lássy; Grafen Mittrowsky; Bibliothek des österreichischen Kunstsammlers Franz Graf Folliot de Crenneville-Poutet (1815-88) mit seinem Sammlungsstempel auf Bl. 1; Kunsthandel Wien 1969; rheinische Privatsammlung. Irmgard Feldhaus: Gemalte Andachtsbilder aus dem Österreichischen Kaiserhaus aus den Jahren 1743-1770. In: Arbeitskreis Bild, Druck, Papier: Tagungsband Kassel 1998. Hg. von Christa Pieske u. a. (Münster, New York, München & Berlin, Waxmann, 1999), SS. 13-28. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Géorgiques de Virgile, traduction nouvelle en vers françois, enrichies de notes & de figures.

      Paris: Chez Bleuet 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [2], 366 pp.; 5 plts.. 1770 Fourth edition, revised and corrected, of Jacques Delille's acclaimed verse translation of the Georgics, first printed in the previous year. Delille was one of the great names of late 18th-century French literature, famed for his translations of Latin classics; Brunet calls him a "versificateur élégant et facile." The work is here illustrated with => a copper-engraved frontispiece and four plates, generally bucolic, done by Joseph de Longueil after Francesco Giuseppe Casanova and Charles Eisen. The text is additionally decorated with pictorial headpieces and fruit and floral tailpieces. Contemporary mottled calf framed in gilt triple fillets with gilt-stamped corner fleurons, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label and gilt-stamped floral compartment decorations; joints and extremities rubbed, spine leather with small cracks, sides with expectable moderate acid-pitting. All edges gilt. Front hinge (inside) tender; a few scattered light spots, pages overall clean. An early, attractive edition of an excellent translation, with => crisp, lovely, well-impressed plates.

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        Paradise lost, a poem

      printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, printers to the University, Glasgow 1770 - Large (demy) folio, pp. [12], 466, [10]; engraved vignette portrait of Milton on the title page; contemporary full diced russia, triple gilt rules on covers, gilt-paneled spine in 7 compartments, red morocco label in 1, a.e.g.; rebacked with old spine laid down; extremities a bit worn and the joints rough; otherwise very good. Among the subscribers to this edition are Dr. William Hunter who took 6 copies, Lord Monboddo, James Beattie, and David Hume. The book was also issued in a smaller (foolscap) folio. Gaskell 510. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Monarquia de España escrita por el doctor don Pedro Salazar de Mendoza, primer canonigo penitenciario de la Santa Iglesia de Toledo, primada de estos reynos. Publicala don Bartholome Ulloa, mercader de libros"

      Madrid: Por D. Joachin Ibarra ... se hallarà en las librerias del mismo Ulloa calle de La Concepcion. 1770-1771. "First edition, 3 volumes, folio, pp. [4], xxviii, 411, [1]; [4], 443, [1]; xii, 278; engraved portrait of the King, folding numismatic plate of the coins struck during his reign, plus an engraved genealogical tree of the family of Phillip III; woodcut head- and tailpieces and initials; contemporary full Spanish mottled calf bearing the supralibros of the Society of Writers to the Signet on all covers, gilt-decorated spine in 7 compartments, red and green morocco labels in 2; some spotting to the pastedowns of volume III but in all a fine and impressive set. According to the editor's design, this work was to consist of seven volumes, compiled from the best sources, bringing the history down to Charles III, 1759, but volumes IV-VII were never published. The title varies in volume III: Monarquia de España. Historia de la vida y hechos del inclito monarca, amado y santo D. Felipe Tercero. Obra posthuma del maestro Gil Gonzalez Davila ... Publicala don Bartholome Ulloa ... Palau 286874"

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        Architectural Commonplace Books, late 18th - early 19th century (6 Volumes)

      1770. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. 6 volumes in half calf over marbled boards, most boards detached, minor staining here and there internally, very clean overall. Each volume filled with pasted in text and plates on mostly architectural and geographic topics from various publications like The Gentlemen's Magazine, The Everyday Magazine, etc most from Britain. Dates range from around 1770 to 1825. Volumes are titled as follows: Monuments, Castles, Bridges (65 entries in the manuscript table of contents); Monuments, Statues; Ancient Public Buildings (50 entries); Churches, Convents, Crosses (65 entries); Abbies & Churches; Cities & Towns. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Architecture; Inventory No: 045691.

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        "Paradise lost, a poem"

      Glasgow: "printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, printers to the University". 1770. "Large (demy) folio, pp. [12], 466, [10]; engraved vignette portrait of Milton on the title page; contemporary full diced russia, triple gilt rules on covers, gilt-paneled spine in 7 compartments, red morocco label in 1, a.e.g.; rebacked with old spine laid down; extremities a bit worn and the joints rough; otherwise very good. Among the subscribers to this edition are Dr. William Hunter who took 6 copies, Lord Monboddo, James Beattie, and David Hume. The book was also issued in a smaller (foolscap) folio. Gaskell 510."

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        Tratado del Origin, y Arte de Escribir Bien, illustrado con veinte y cinco laminas.

      (Barcelona, C. Sapera 1768). Titelblatt: Gerona, Narsisco Oliva (um 1770). - Fol. (6) Bll., 116 Ss., (25) Bll. Mit Portrait des Autors, Widmungsblatt, 25 kalligr. Seiten. Leder d. Zt. (berieben, v.a. Rücken). Überwiegend 1. Ausgabe. Die Ausgabenbestimmung bereitet Probleme: Text, Vorstücke und der Tafelanhang entsprechen der – nach Bonacici – ersten Ausgabe bei Sapera in Barcelona (s. auch die Digitalisate der Spanischen Nationalbibliothek). Lediglich der Titel und evtl. das gestochene Portrait des Autors entstammen der 2. Augabe, um 1770 bei N. Oliva in Gerona erschienen. Offensichtlich ist dem Buchbinder hier ein Fehler unterlaufen. Die ältere Ansetzung Palaus (Manual), der die Oliva-Ausgabe ins Jahr 1766 datiert, hat sich nicht durchgesetzt; es erscheint auch unwahrscheinlich, dass die erweiterte Ausgabe – die bei Oliva – die erste sein soll. Vorsätze und Spiegel aus Marmorpapier. Durchgehend mäßig gebräunt und leicht fleckig. Palau 201093; Bonacini 1309; vgl. Ornamentstichkat. 5247. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Regno gesuitico del Paraguay dimostrato co' documenti piu classici de' medesimi padri della compagnia, i quali confessano, e mostrano ad evidenza la regia sovranità del r.p. generale con independenza, e con odio verso la Spagna. Anno 1760.

      In Lisbona: Nella Stamperia Reale 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). xix, [1], 167, [1] pp.. 1770 Translation of "Parte primera: El reyno jesuitico del Paraguay," originally published in vol. IV of the Coleccion general de documentos (Madrid: Imprenta real de la Gaceta, 1768–70). It is a vitriolic anti-Jesuit diatribe by a man who had been expelled from the Society of Jesus, not once, but twice! A definite "other side of the coin" from Father Lozano's account of the Jesuits in Paraguay, and originally written in Spanish, Ibanez's work proved popular and by 1774 had appeared in German, French, and this Italian translation. Of course, at that time the Jesuits were hot news, having been expelled in 1767 from the Spanish empire and made to find refuge in Italy and elsewhere. Some copies have a frontispiece but not this one. Of the nine copies we trace to U.S. libraries, we know that at least two lack the frontispiece, but others may also. We have checked the OPAC records for the other seven but because all seven are clearly copy cataloguing we have to wonder about their accuracy. Binding: 20th-century half dark green crushed morocco with marbled paper sides in a swirl pattern and top edge gilt, signed "Alfred Farez" who was active 1909 to ca. 1930. Unidentified owner's gilt monogram at base of spine. Binding signed "Alfred Farez" who was active 1909 to ca. 1930. Bound as above with old "wall paper" wrappers bound in. Title-page with a very little light soiling and one other leaf with a single spot likewise light; text notably clean and with good margins. A very good copy.

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        Mes fantaisies. Mes nouveaux torts.

      Third edition statement (significantly increased) for My fantasies; My new wrongs are on the date of the original, but from another distributor that Delalain. frontispiece engraved by Marillier by Ghendt and a figure of the same engraved by Gaucher for My new wrongs. A frontispiece by Eisen, engraved by Longueil, a title thumbnail in a cul-de-lamp of the same, engraved by Ghendt to My fantasies. Given the same binding, we brought together these two editions.Binders half morocco vermilion corners of the late nineteenth. Back with nerves decorated. gilt titles. Nets on the boards. Copies untrimmed, with marbled covers publication. Copies very fresh, prepared in an unsigned master binding.My fantasy is a poetic anthology. A warning this edition to be more careful than the previous two, with retrenchments and additions, and a new order. We find the "Discourse on Poetry" preface, the author confesses his inclinations, especially medieval poetry. Chez Delalain & Monory A Paris & Amsterdam 1770-1775 In-8 (13,5x20,5cm) 363pp. et xxij, 23-232p. 2 volumes reliés

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        A companion to the altar: shewing the nature and necessity of a sacramental preparation in order to our worthy receiving the Holy Communion : Wherein those fears and scruples about eating and drinking unworthily and of incurring our own Damnation thereby are proved groundless and unwarrantable : Unto which are added prayers and meditations preparative to a sacramental preparation according to what the Church of England requires from her communicants.

      printed by assignment from E. Parker for John Beecroft, n.d. [ca 1770-75], London - 12mo, pp. 72, inserted engraved title-p. and frontispiece (dated 1770); Beecroft ads on verso of A1; minor wear but a very good, bright copy in contemporary and probably original green morocco, gilt-roll border on covers enclosing a gilt Greek key central panel with floral corner pieces, smooth gilt-decorated spine, t.e.g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Groningae et Omlandiae Dominium vulgo de Provincie van Stadt en Lande, cum Subjacent: Territ: Praefect: et Tractibus distincte ac noviter in Geograph: Tabulam redactum per Lud: Tjardae â Starckenburg et Nicol. Visscher Amst: Bat: cum Privil: Ordin: General: Belgii Foederati. - Nunc apud Petrum Schenk Junior - A. Hogeboom Sculp.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. A. Hogeboom n. Nicolaas J. Visscher b. Petrus Schenk Junior in Amsterdam, n. 1770, 46 x 55,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. Q - Z, S. 118f. - Zeigt die niederländische Provinz Groningen mit dem Dollart und Emden. - Groningen und Emden mit großem Befestigungsplan. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Unten links große Kartusche mit Wappen, Allegorien, Erklärungen, Maßstab und Dedikation an Ludolf Tjarda von Starkenborgh (1770-1821). - Perfekter altkolorierter Zustand! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Les Costes, depuis Piombino jusques a Gajete

      Francia 1770 - Mappa manoscritta ad inchiostro bruno e rosso, con finitura ad acquerello policromo. Raffigura il tratto di costa compresa tra Piombino e Gaeta. Mm 490x680. E' presente una rosa dei venti al centro della carta ed il reticolo dei venti. La carta è anche attraversata in senso trasversale da un meridiano che riporta la latitudine nord da 41° a 43, 5°. In alto a destra vi è un cartiglio con titolo ed una "linea delle miglia". Il tutto entro cornice sobria ed elegante. Restauro integrativo degli angoli, qualche traccia di rinforzo in cartacina al verso e minime traccie di ossidazione del colore. Per il resto in ottime condizioni.Manuscript map in brown and red ink and polychrome watercolour. Depicts the coast from Piombino to Gaeta. Mm 490x680. It is embellished with a wind rose, in the center, and the grating of the winds. The map is also crossed in the transverse direction by a meridian (which reports the north latitude from 41° to 43, 5°). Framed in a sober and elegant border. Integrative restoration of the corners. Otherwise in excellent conditions.

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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. By James Ferguson, F. R. S.

      Printed for W. Strahan, and T. Cadell, (successor to Mr. Millar,) in the Strand, London 1770 - First Edition. 3 folding plates. [iv], 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. Experiments illustrating phenomena in electrostatics. The work closes with a chapter on the medical uses of electricity. This is one of the best early treatises on electricity." Wheeler Gift. ESTC T53441: Wheeler Gift #429 Original boards, spine chipped, but boards are fine. Bookplate 3 folding plates. [iv], 140 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rimas varias, flores do Lima.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Miguel Rodrigues, 1770. - 2 volumes bound in 1. 12°, contemporary mottled sheep (minor wear), flat spine richly gilt with crimson leather lettering piece, gilt letter, marbled endleaves, covers with borders ruled in blind, edges of boards milled, text-block edges rouged, green silk place marker with red trim. Woodcut vignette on title page. In very good to fine condition. (7 ll.), 222 pp., (1 l.). *** Third edition. Bernardes (ca. 1530?-ca. 1605?) was born to a distinguished family of Ponte da Barca on the river Lima, and often sang the praises of the Lima. In 1578 he was chosen as the official poet of the ill-fated expedition of D. Sebastião that ended with the battle of Alcácer Quibir; he was captured, and imprisoned until 1581. @Varias rimas ao bom Iesus, e a Virgem ., written during his captivity, was his first published work, appearing in 1594, followed in 1596 by both @O Lyma and @Rimas varias, flores do Lima. He wrote in the new style of Italian hendecasyllables, of which "none was a more talented or truer poet than Diogo Bernardes . If, read in the mass, his poems produce the impression of a cloying sweetness, it must be remembered that never before had Portuguese poetry risen to so harmonious a music" (Bell, @Portuguese Literature pp. 145, 147).*** Innocêncio II, 148 (without mention of the final leaf with licenses). Pinto de Matos (1970) p. 78. Palha 807. See also Bell, @Portuguese Literature pp. 145-7; Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (17th ed.) p. 366 @et passim.; Zulmira Santos in Machado, ed., @Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 58-9; Aníbal de Castro in @Biblos, I, 644-50. *** BOUND WITH: @BERNARDES, Diogo. @Varias rimas ao Bom Iesus, e a Virgem gloriosa Sua Mãy, e a Santos particulares: Com outras mais de honesta, & proueitosa liçam. Lisbon: Na Officina de Miguel Rodrigues, 1770. 12º, (6 ll.), 182 pp. A very good to fine copy. Sixth edition.* Innocêncio II, 148. Pinto de Matos (1970) p. 78. Palha 807. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle Methode raisonnee du blason, ou de l\'art heraldique du P. Menestrier. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 50 heraldischen Kupfern im Text.

      Lyon: Pierre Bruyset Ponthus 1770 OGLdr. mit schwarzem Rückenschildchen, auf 6 Bünde gebunden, marmorierter Schnitt, gemusterte Vorsätze, [16]+619+[35] Seiten, 8°, schöne heraldische Kupfertafeln, Einband, Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz, florale Kopf- und Schlussvignetten, leicht berieben und bestoßen, 8°, Ecken etwas beschabt, beide Kapitale mit Verlust leicht eingerissen, Bindung ganz leicht gelockert, innen sehr guter Zustand, selten, sehr guter Zustand.Alte Drucke, Heraldik, Frankreich

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      1770. Hand-coloured engraving. Title is inscribed in a contemporary hand on verso of sheet. In excellent condition. Trimmed as usual and mounted on washline background. Mounting sheet is watermarked laid paper. Image size: 13 1/2 x 19 inches. A wonderful continental view in the grand tradition of the romantic landscape. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record the natural beauties of their surroundings. English printmakers began to publish topographical prints of the important sights in the British Isles and on the Continent. Theses image not only inspired a sense of national pride but also served as cherished mementos for eager collectors on the "Grand Tour". Prints and paintings of Ruins and antiquities were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a reminder of their travels, or at those vicarious tourists who collected topographical prints instead of traveling. This is a wonderful example of a picturesque eighteenth century landscape print. By trimming the image within the platemark and mounting it on a decorative washline background the print has the effect of a landscape painting. The likeness is heightened by the addition of added body colour in the image and the use of a heavy painterly technique of engraving. This practice was common amongst engravers and printsellers who wished to capitalize on this trend for picturesque landscapes. This print is from the famed Oettingen-Wallerstein collection, which was compiled over two centuries by various members of the royal household. The collection is known for its stunning impressions and the immaculate condition of its prints. Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802 p. 155; Lugt, Les Marques de Collections, (Supplement) 2715a.

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        LA PLUS GRANDE PARTIE DE LA MANCHE QUI CONTIENT LES CÔTES D’ANGLETERRE ET CELLES DE FRANCE.’. Southeast England, the Channel and parts of the French and Belgian coast.

      Tobias Conrad Lotter in Augsburg ca. 1770 - 49x57cm. Full original colour, the large highly decorative cartouche uncoloured. Excellent condition.

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        Del Camerone di M. Giovanni Boccaccio.

      Nuovamente corretto, e con diligenza stampato. In cinque Volumi in Ottavo. Tomo Primo - Quinto. In Toscana. A spese di Giovanni Ghiara 1770. 8:o. Engraved frontispiece, (2),XIX,(blank),256; (2),VIII,237; (2),VII,(blank),160; (2),225; (2),216 pp. + 14 engraved plates. 5 parts in two volumes. Contemporary vellum. Red coloured edges. Two tiny wormholes in outer joint at front on vol. 1 and small worming ti inner hinge at rear. Vol. 2 with small worming on front paste down. inner hinge at front and inner margin first seven leaves. Endpaper at rear with paper loss upper part. Watersoiling to upper part of last leaf. Three small holes at tail of spine. 18,5 x 13 cm

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        ESTRACTO DE NOTICIAS DEL PUERTO DE MONTERREY, DE LA MISSION, Y PRESIDIO QUE SE HAN ESTABLECIDO EN EL CON LA DENOMINACION DE SAN CARLOS, Y DEL SUCESSO DE LAS DOS EXPEDICIONES DE MAR, Y TIERRA QUE A ESTE FIN SE DESPACHARON EN EL ANO PROXIMO ANTERIOR DE 1769 [caption title]

      Mexico: en la Imprenta del Superior Govierno 16. de Agosto de, 1770. Folio. Loose sheets, trimmed in the gutter margin. Near fine. The exceedingly rare folio issue, published for official circulation. "Portola and Costanso...arrived in Mexico City on August 10, 1770, bringing the first news of the occupation of Monterey. The government therefore lost very little time in having the occupation report printed. It is the earliest known printed piece, since Torquemada's MONARCHIA INDIANA, to contain any information regarding what is now known as Upper California...About half a dozen copies of the Folio issue are known, and probably only four copies of the 4to edition" - Wagner. "Although Wagner would not commit himself on the question of priority, never having discovered any contemporary statement as to which was printed first, Cowan considered the folio issue to be the first. Dr. George P. Hammond presents a conclusive solution to the problem in NOTICIAS DE CALIFORNIA (Book Club of California, 1958): On the basis of two corrections made in the quarto of spelling errors in the folio, he assigned priority to the folio" - Howell. "The first published account of the first permanent settlement in California, the ESTRACTO being the preliminary report of the Portola expedition" - Streeter sale (folio issue). ZAMORANO 80, 35. HOWELL 50:195. COWAN, p.199. GRAFF 1264. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 150. MEDINA (MEXICO) 5330. PALAU 84307. STREETER SALE 2438. STREETER, AMERICANA BEGINNINGS 74n. LC, CALIFORNIA CENTENNIAL 26. ROCQ 5676.

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        ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 10 GEO. III. WITH AN INDEX

      Williamsburg: William Rind, 1770. Folio. Half calf and marbled boards in antique style, leather label. Contemporary ownership inscription, and short repaired tear on titlepage, occasional marginalia, top margin abraded on several leaves, some marginal dampstaining. Very good. A scarce late-colonial Virginia imprint containing session laws from 1769. Of main importance are the property qualifications for voting laid out in one of the acts, along with denoting which groups were barred from voting, including women, people under twenty-one, convicts, negroes, mulattoes, and Native Americans. "Another important piece of legislation passed at this 1769 session was an act to authorize the construction of a public house or hospital to care for idiots, lunatics, and other people of unsound mind. This public hospital, one of the first in the colonies, continues in operation to this day" - Berg. Scarce, with Berg recording a baker's dozen. BERG 192. EVANS 11909. SWEM 22643. TORRENCE 371.

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        Archaeologia: or miscellaneous tracts, relating to Antiquity (Vols I - X) :

      Society of Antiquaries of London, London 1770 - Dated 1770-1792. Ten volumes from the library of Sir John Fenn, full calf, quarto. Vols I and II have red labels on the front declaring Fenn's election as a Fellow of the Society. Vol I has Society plate with Fenn's signature on front pastedown, plus bound in amongst the endpapers three handwritten pages documenting Fenn's application and acceptance, and on the back pastedown upside down a bookplate of William Frere. Bookplate of Fenn in Vols II, III, V - X. Vols I-VII in original covers which are rubbed with cracking around spines and some leather labels damaged or missing. Front board of Vol V detached but present. Front board of Vol VII hanging. Vols VIII-X with new matching spines let in. Pages and bindings very good. Delightful bookworm hole through front fore edges of Vol III. Sir John Fenn (1739-1794) was an antiquarian and author of the Paston Letters. At university he became friends with John Frere, and in 1766 he married his sister Ellenor. William Frere (1775-1836) was Fenn's nephew and the ancestor of Sheppard Frere from whose collection these volumes came. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historia del Nueva-España, escrita por su escalarecido conquistador Hernan Cortes

      Imprenta del Superior Gobierno, del Br. D. Joseph Antonio de Hogal, Mexico 1770 - (10 1/2 x 7 3/8 inches). Title printed in red and black. Engraved frontispiece bound following the title, 2 engraved folding maps, 33 engraved plates (1 folding), plus engraved title vignette and engraved initial on the dedication leaf. Contemporary calf, spine gilt (expert restoration at head and tail of spine) Provenance: Father Faustino Arevalo (1747-1824, signature on front pastedown); Jesuit ink stamp on verso of title First edition of this "important and highly esteemed work" (Sabin), containing the celebrated letters of Cortez to the Emperor Charles V, illustrated with important engravings and two influential maps: a cornerstone on the Spanish colonial conquest of Mexico and the early exploration of southern California. Father Lorenzana, the Archbishop of Mexico from 1766 to 1772, here publishes three of Hernando Cortés' letters to Emperor Charles V, with numerous annotations which provide reliable information on the early civilization of Mexico and its conquest. Besides the allegorical frontispiece showing Cortes presenting the world to the Emperor, the plates include a depiction of the Mexican calendar, a folding view of the great temple of Mexico, and 31 plates depicting an Aztec codex representing the tributes paid by the different towns in Mexico. The maps include a general map of Mexico showing Cortes' route, by José Antonio de Alzate y Ramírez; the second map is an important depiction of the northern Pacific coast of Mexico, the Baja peninsula and southern California, after Domingo del Castillo, being the first map to establish definitively that California was in fact a peninsula and not an island. "Pages 322-328 contain an account of the voyage of Cortes to the peninsula of California and notices of later expeditions to 1769. The map of Castillo was inserted to illustrate this account, which Lorenzana states was copied from the original in the Archives of the Marquesado, that is, of the Cortes family. Since that time the original has never appeared, so we are still at a loss to know whether Castillo or Lorenzana put the name 'California' on the map" (Wagner). Wagner, Spanish Southwest 152; Sabin 42065; Palau 63204; Medina V, 5380. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIBRO DE LOS SECRETOS DE AGRICULTURA, CASA DE CAMPO Y PASTORIL .

      Imprenta Francisco Oliver y Martí. Barcelona 1770 ? - Barcelona s.f. (1770 ?) . Texto con notas marginales. ilustraciones con grabados xilográficos . Encuad : Nueva encuad. en medio pergamino con tejuelo de piel . 17 x 23cms. 508pag. Edición que cuenta con la addicion del quinto Libro ; en el que se contienen los secretos de la caza de los animales terrestres y volátiles y de los pescados y otros animales con muchas curiosidades . Vocabulario de seis Lenguas en que se declaran los nombres de los árboles, yervas, frutas y otras cosas contenidas en el presente libro . El último grabado xilográfico corresponde a la rueda perpetua que permite conocer los años fértiles . Tema : Agricultura . Libro en buen estado, restos de óxido en primeras y últimas hojas, con barbas .

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        A Summary of the Crown Law. To which are added, Offences by Statute, Since the first Publication of this Book. Two Volumes in One [complete]

      The rare abridgement of the first comprehensive treatise on English criminal law, ranked by Holdsworth as one of the four pre-eminent law books of the 18th century, this abridgement first published in 1728 and here expanded; one copy in ESTC. Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite worn and rubbed, occasional browning, else quite clean, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy. Printed for T. Waller, in Fleet-Street, London, 1770.

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        Les Géorgiques de Virgile, traduction nouvelle en vers françois, enrichies de notes & de figures.

      Paris: Chez Bleuet 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). [2], 366 pp.; 5 plts.. 1770 Fourth edition, revised and corrected, of Jacques Delille's acclaimed verse translation of the Georgics, first printed in the previous year. Delille was one of the great names of late 18th-century French literature, famed for his translations of Latin classics; Brunet calls him a "versificateur élégant et facile." The work is here illustrated with => a copper-engraved frontispiece and four plates, generally bucolic, done by Joseph de Longueil after Francesco Giuseppe Casanova and Charles Eisen. The text is additionally decorated with pictorial headpieces and fruit and floral tailpieces. Contemporary mottled calf framed in gilt triple fillets with gilt-stamped corner fleurons, spine with gilt-stamped leather title-label and gilt-stamped floral compartment decorations; joints and extremities rubbed, spine leather with small cracks, sides with expectable moderate acid-pitting. All edges gilt. Front hinge (inside) tender; a few scattered light spots, pages overall clean. An early, attractive edition of an excellent translation, with => crisp, lovely, well-impressed plates.

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