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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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        Nakaz Eia Imperatorskago Velichestva Ekateriny Vtoryia...

      1770. "The Best and Most Luxurious" Four-Language Edition of Catherine the Great's Nakaz Catherine II, The Great [1762-1796], Empress of Russia. Nakaz Eia Imperatorskago Velichestva Ekateriny Vtoryia, Samoderzhitsy Vserossiiskiia Dannyi Kommissii o Sochinenii Proekta Novago Ulozheniia... [Instructions of Her Imperial Majesty Catherine II to the Commission on the Work of the Projected New Code of Laws]. St. Petersburg: Imperatorskaya Akademii Nauk, 1770. [viii], 403 pp. Main text in four columns on facing leaves. Quarto (9-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary calf, raised bands, lettering piece and black-stamped ornaments to spine, edges rouged, patterned endleaves Light rubbing, faint stains, scratches and ink marks to boards, which are slightly bowed, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and worn. Large copperplate vignettes at beginning and end of text. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, faint dampstaining to margins in a few places, internally clean. A nice copy. * Fourth edition. Described by Count M.A. Korf, then director of the Imperial Library, as "The Best and Most Luxurious Edition," it has a Russian text with parallel Latin, German and French translations. The Nakaz, or Instruction, is a statement of legal principles written by Catherine II between 1764 and 1766. It was among her most ambitious and significant undertakings. Infused with the ideas of the French Enlightenment, and copied mostly from the work of Voltaire, Montesquieu and Beccaria, it was compiled as a guide for the All-Russia Legislative Commission convened by the Empress in 1767 to create a new code to replace the 1649 Muscovite Code. Revised in consultation with Frederick the Great and Voltaire, the Instruction proclaimed the equality of all men before the law and denounced torture and the death penalty. Unfortunately, her proposed code was never completed. Catherine's manuscript was written in French, and she later produced a Russian translation. Editions in German and Russian were published in Moscow in 1767. The book was initially banned in France because it was too liberal, which is why the first French-language edition was produced in Switzerland (with a false imprint). French and Latin editions were eventually published in 1770. Camus, Bibliotheque Choisie des Livres de Droit

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        1) Le Deserteur Drame en trois actes 2) Le roi et le fermier 3) Silvain 4) La Rosiere De Salenci

      Paris Chez Claude Herissant 1770 Pappeinband 8° / Oktav Le Deserteur Drame en trois actes - Chez Claude Herissant 1770 - 60 Seiten 2) Le roi et le fermier - Chez Barba 1807 36 S. 3) Silvain - Marmontel - Merlin 1770 - 55 S. 4) La Rosiere De Salenci - Duchesne 1770 - VIII + 104 Seiten Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Bibliotheca Canonica, Juridica, Moralis, Theologica nec non Astetica, Polemica, Rubristica, Historica etc. De principalioribus & fere omnibus, quae in dies occurrunt, nec penes omnes facile, & prompte reperiri possunt, ex utroque Jure, Summ. Pontif. Constitutionibus, Conciliis, […] Accurate Collecta, Adaucta, Ordine Alphabetico congesta Ac in decem Tomos distributa ab ADM. R. P. Lucio Ferraris. Editio Postrema Auctior et Emendatior. 10 Bände (in 5; komplett).

      Venedig, Typus Vincentii Radici, 1770. Folio. Maße: 40 x 25 cm. Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, XVI, 309, IV, 292, 2 Blatt, 220, 2 Blatt, 258, 2 Blatt, 304, 2 Blatt, 322, 2 Blatt, 316, 2Blatt, 262, 2 Blatt, 256, 2 Blatt, 256 Seiten. Ganzlederbände der Zeit. Goldgeprägter Rückentitel. Erweiterte Ausgabe. Graesse, Tresor de livres rares et precieux, Band 2, 571. Außenfalzen teils angerissen, mehrere ältere und neuere Besitzerstempel. Gutes Exemplar. Enlarged edition. Graesse, Tresor de livres rares et precieux, Band 2, 571. Cover with tears at the hinge. Older and newer owner marks. Contemporary leather bindings. Good copy. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Kirchengeschichte / ecclesiastical history; Kirchenrecht / canon, church law; Theologie / theology

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

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

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        Le Sauvage de Taiti aux Francais; Avec un Envoi au Philosophe Ami des Sauvages.

      - London [ie Paris], chez Le Jay 1770. Octavo, bound after two other works - both lightweight bits of French froth - in contemporary marbled calf with alternating green and red labels (a bit rubbed). A pleasing copy. First edition of this Tahitian incunabulum - the start of Europe's reverie - a series of letters by a Tahitian visitor to Paris. Which means of course that it is a scathing swipe at French society and politics. Paris had been given the once over by a few fictional Persians, Chinese and other exotics but now not only did they have a 'prince' from the just discovered New Eden but he was real: Aotourou, the Tahitian who accompanied Bouganville to Paris with news of paradise on earth. So how could he not pass judgment? Naturally he chose to do so anonymously and not having more than a few words of French relied on a distinguished man of letters to write them down and fill in the gaps. I must make it clear that Dixmerie uses none of the typical set dressing employed by authors of fictional authors; I'm doing that. He starts with an editor's account of Tahiti that draws from the only published account so far - that of the voyage's naturalist, Commercon, whose report had appeared in the journal Mercure de France in November 1769. Dixmerie was, by the way, a regular contributor to and editor of the Mercure. Dixmerie says that he could say much more about Tahiti but our Tahitian visitor wants his book to be read and has noticed that the French don't read big books. Dixmerie's Tahitian stops short of fermenting revolution but he is nonetheless a radical in the manner of many pre-revolutionary troublemakers. His views of women are contradictory, or perhaps confused, but still he advocates equality at all levels. The confusion is understandable. The pre-occupation of the philosophe with the idea of perfect man and that of the rebellious troublemaker with an ideal society not only intersected, they now had the address: Tahiti. The sales rep was in town. Those who met Aotourou, Dixmerie presumably among them, quickly realised he was no Arcadian but for the rest of France, Europe, here was ideal man, that is: a man surrounded by amenable young women, nothing much else to do and plenty to eat. In other words the aristocracy. A fair minded egalitarian - a rarer breed than you might think - sees the obligation of including women in this equality business but it's hard when you risk losing that bounty of temporary maidens.

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        \"Carolus Theodorus Comes Palatinus Rheni Dux Bavariae etc. Archithesaurarius Elector. natus d. 10. Dec. 1724.\" Hüftbild nach halbrechts im verzierten Oval als Kurfürst und Erzschatzmeister mit Hermelin, darunter sein von Löwen flankiertes Wappen, links Justitia mit Schwert und Waage, rechts ein Offizier und militärische Embleme, oben Devise, unten Inschrift.

       Kupferstich von Johann Esaias Nilson nach Zisenis, um 1770, 19 x 15,5 cm. Schuster 269; APK 1486. - Bis zu Plattenkante beschnitten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Porträts, Bayern, Wittelsbacher

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        KARL THEODOR, Kurfürst von Bayern (1724 - 1799). "Carolus Theodorus Comes Palatinus Rheni Dux Bavariae etc. Archithesaurarius Elector. natus d. 10. Dec. 1724." Hüftbild nach halbrechts im verzierten Oval als Kurfürst und Erzschatzmeister mit Hermelin, darunter sein von Löwen flankiertes Wappen, links Justitia mit Schwert und Waage, rechts ein Offizier und militärische Embleme, oben Devise, unten Inschrift.

      - Kupferstich von Johann Esaias Nilson nach Zisenis, um 1770, 19 x 15,5 cm. Schuster 269; APK 1486. - Breitrandig.

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        ONNA DAI RAKU TAKARA BAKO: GREAT PLEASURE FOR LADIES ON OPENING THE TREASURE-BOX

      Japan n.d. ca 1770. New green silk cloth-covered boards, 113. double-folded leaves, woodblock printed by hand on hand-made. paper, first few pages later amateur color, thumbed, else as. issued, illustrated on nearly every page, 18 x 25 cm. RARE !. A 1770'S ILLUSTRATED TREATISE ON LOVE-MAKING AND SEXOLOGY This is an early erotic illustrated book, with color woodblock printing on the frontis page, the balance of the work is in Sumi [black India ink & white] entirely hand printed on hand-made Washi paper, contained in a new indigo Chitsu [folding case] with new title labels, two bone clips. The fascinating point of this unusual work is that women of all classes of Japanese society are illustrated and discussed as all have the same basic instincts, erotic nature, erotic zones and erotic pleasures. The work was designed and illustrated to be an erotic training book for women and girls. * This book illustrates various classes of Japanese society, farmers life, showing the threshing of and planting of paddy rice by both men and women, most of whom are engaged in love making while performing their tasks. The book then continues into Japanese court life taken from the Tale of Genji, with nobles fully engaged in love-making throughout. This set of illustrations are done in the old Momoyama style, where the viewer is somewhere in the clouds, looking down upon the earthlings as they engaged in their daily life and love. The next section begins the instructional text and illustrations of ONNA DAI RAKU TAKARA BAKO, wherein we see a mother presenting her daughter with a lacquered tray containing two dildos, one white, the other black. Its time for the young lady to learn the pleasures of self stimulation & enjoyment. * The next shows a man and his lover sitting at the Kotatsu [table over a Hibachi-like warmer with quilt cover], while the girl looks at an erotic book, the man uses his toes to stimulate her clitoris. Next shows a father teaching his daughter calligraphy, while he makes love to a very ecstatic mother. Followed by a several views of couples fully engaged in love making. One shows lovers exchanging tongue kisses & making love while a maid voyeurs. Then a group of superb illustrations showing couples making love while engaged in daily chores, such as spinning thread, washing Kimono, weaving, embroidery, knotting silk cord, papermaking [this is illustrated in Hillier as #108, see notes below], dyeing thread and others. * Next shows a very unusual & highly imaginative illustration of a woman under a horse who penetrates her open vulva with huge penis that has a silk cord tied around it. Others show couples engaged in love-making: tea-leaf pickers, fishermen & fisher women, pleasure boat passengers, Shamisen players, and a host of others enjoying a passionate moment. * Following is a fascinating physiognomic illustration in the central part of the book, revealing a graphic display of superior feminine sexual markers. A nude woman is depicted showing her places of superior sexual value and locations of excitement. These are individually marked with a tremendous amount of black dots, with a descriptive paragraph of explanation. Jumping to the last page, it continues in this vein, but with focus strictly on the vulva: the various shapes and types, markers of the labia, clitoris and showing the various "types," that is, those with and without pubic hair and the value and comparisons. This section begins with a group of illustrations of erotic implements that will enhance the male organ: ointments, powders, silk threads to tie up the penis to keep it erect, "challase" or rings worn and held in place by erection, penis extenders and others that were known to bring joy and pleasure to women. See the William Lessa citation below for more details on the study of physiognomy. * Back to the center of the book, where it continues, with an unusual essay on homosexuality. This essay is on the thirty- two erotic styles of love-making and erotic behavior of men who cross dress and wear women's clothing, and hair styles, who are homosexuals or transvestites. There are 15 illustrations showing the type of young men or boys, who take on the feminine role and submit to being penetrated from the rear and ravaged by their lover men. Illustrations of their faces and physical attributes, reveal the nature of homosexuals and their physiognomy. Openly illustrated, showing the men engaged in love making, with good view of the sexual organs of both men and young boys. * The following section returns to women, with 6 pages showing women in Kimono and what they look like in the nude, with comments on the various "types" of faces, bodies and sexual and physiognomic markers. Followed by a section on the vocabulary, glossary of love words, expressions and love letters. Among the following illustrations is a very RARE view of a Nagasaki Dutchman and his Japanese courtesan or whore and her pleasures of the large foreign penis. In this section are also illustrations of various sex toys, penis extenders, rings, balls, lacquer penis tips & for the less than virile male, followed by several pages of sex education texts. * For more on physiognomy see William Lessa: CHINESE BODY DIVINATIONS: Its Forms, Affinities, and Functions. This outlines the physical body features that have special meanings in physiognomy, neomancy, metoposcopy et al. Again, the Japanese have used Chinese physiognomy for centuries as part of their medical pantheon to explain how physical features represent a systematic description of sexual prowess and attributes, as well as personality and health indicators. * THE ARTIST/AUTHOR Tsukioka Settei was also known by his studio names as Masa- nobu & Rojinsai among others [1710-1786] was a famous Kami- gata painting master [Kyoto-Osaka area artist & style], and was a pupil of the celebrated Sesshu school painter Keiho, and later followed the Kano style. He eventually created his own famous Ukiyo-e, painting style Tsukioka Settei School," which was one of the main branches of Kamigata Ukiyo-e and painting school. He produced over 30 superbly illustrated books during his tenure at the pinnacle of his career ca. [1753-71], including notable Shunga books, and ranked among the best artists of the day, [paraphrased from R. Lane, page 320-321]. His pupils were his sons Sessai, Sekkei; Munenobu [Soushin], Kangetsu, Buzen and Gyokuzan. Per Roberts p.144: [paraphrased] "...Settei used a combination of Moronobu and Sukenobu styles, with traces of aristocratic refinement... especially well known for graceful and elegant erotica, his paintings generally date after 1771 and are quite unlike those of his orthodox Ukiyo-e contemporaries..." * This book title was pun, a parody based on the famous work by Kaibara Ekiken [1630-1714]: ONNA DAI GAKU TAKARA BAKO: A TREASURY OF KNOWLEDGE FOR FEMALES, a serious Confucian moral treatise. Our title ONNA DAI RAKU TAKARA BAKO is essentially a knock-off of the Ekiken's famous title, with one character and one sound different, replacing "Kaku" [study, learning] for "Raku" [pleasure, enjoyment, with a sexual connotation and pun]. Basically Settei felt that women should also have proper access to equally valuable and important sexual lessons juxtaposition to Ekiken's work, in order to have a rounded education in all of the "arts." See Hillier [below] for excellent follow-up text on this book, its dual-meaning title, signify cancer and teachings. * All things considered, this is a very good copy of a very obscure and rare book. Profusely illustrated in a charming and elegant manner by an exponent of the early Kayo-e period. This title is seldom found on the market for sale. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. Hillier: THE ART OF THE JAPANESE BOOK, vol. 1, pp.289-290 & plate 206; vol. 2. p.1118 index. Hillier also describes & illustrates other erotic titles by Settei on pages 284-296. * L. Roberts: DICTIONARY OF JAPANESE ARTISTS, p.144. * R. Lane: IMAGES FROM THE FLOATING WORLD, pp.320-321, under Settee. * H. Kremlin lists another title by him. * Kiyoshi Shibui: UKIYO-E NAISI: Old Documents Concerning Human Life Instincts and Emotions as Interpreted by Japanese Artists in the 18th and Earlier part of the 19th Centuries, Tokyo 1932. See volume 1, p.16, item #15 and the two illustrations on p.10 of the plates for this work, Shibui lists under an alternate title: ONNA DAI RAKU HOKUKAI. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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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. [#\127824] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtans, "Moguntia. - Maynz".

      - Kupferstich ( v. 2 Platten ) n. F.I.S. ( Saur ) b. Georg Balthasar Probst in Augsburg, um 1770, 33,5 x 104 Nicht bei Fauser: Angelika Marsch, Friedrich Bernhard Werner, S. 143 ( 6. Zustand mit Privileg und Plattennummer 61) weist 3 Exemplare nach.- Monumentale Ansicht von Osten über den Rhein, mittig der Dom, links die Orangerie, rechts das Schloß. Im Himmel (mittig ) ein flatterndes Band mit dem Titel, links im Himmel das "Mainzer Rad". Unter der Ansicht Erklärungen von 1 - 40 in lat. und franz. Sprache, oben rechts in deutscher Sprache.

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

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

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        DICTIONNAIRE D\'ARCHITECTURE, CIVILE, MILITAIRE ET NAVALE, ANTIQUE, ANCIENNE ET MODERNE, ET DE TOUS LES ARTS ET MÉTIERS QUI EN DÉPENDENT. Dont tous les Termes sont exprimé, en Francois, Latin, Italien, Espagnol, Anglois et Allemand. Enrichi de sent une Plances de Figures en Taille-douce, pur en faciliter l´intelligence, auquel on a joint ...

      Paris, Libraires Affociés, 1770. Trois volumes , 3 Bände, 4 Bll., 648 S., 671 S., 152 S., 198 S., Vocabulaires, 99 ( von 100 ? ) Tafeln, Titelvignetten, 4°, Ganzledereinband Ecken und Kanten stark bestoßen, Leder mit Fehlstellen, Steh- und Kopfkanten ausgefranzt, Band III ist Titelblatt lose. Versand D: 5,50 EUR

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        The Whisperer. No. I (Feb. 17, 1770) - no. XLV (Dec. 22, 1770). 45 issues with 2 Extraordinary editions. Folio.

      Printed and published by W. Moore. 1770 - 32 x 20cm. (12 x 8 inches.) Six pages. Weekly. Price two-pence-halfpenny. Sm. marginal tear to first leaf no. X, not affecting text, occasional sm. puncture holes to margins, some occasional dusting & marking; issues mostly good or v.g. & clean. WITH: The North Briton Extraordinary. No. CXCIV (or CXLVIII of the continuation) (Dec. 3, 1770). Folio. Printed for W. Bingley. Price sixpence. WITH: a defective copy of A North Briton Extraordinary, No. CXCVII (Dec. 17, 1770). Contemp. half calf; boards loose, defective. Published between Feb. 1770 - Jan. 1772. Nos 1-100. ESTC P1770. Edited by William Moore, the Whisperer was a radical anti-goverment periodical that at times verged on republicanism. In no. V, ?The cries of liberty for a redress of grievances? Moore writes: ?The K[ing] a tool of state, The government arrbitrary, The c[row]n insolvent - Elective.? With his virulent attacks on George III and the House of Hanover, Moore was also accused of Jacobite sympathies; Charles Edward Stuart, it was said, was a regular reader. But as Monod writes, Moore was less of a Republican or Jacobite and more of a renegade radical who sought a just government for the people. ?Oppression has succeeded oppression, . it is despotism in the P[eopl]e; and a perseverance in this resolution . may perhaps oblige the brave and much injured people of this island to seek that redress with their own hands which their ungrateful monarch has denied them.? (No. XLIII.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [View in Wales]

      1770. Hand-coloured engraving. Trimmed as usual and mounted on washline background. Mounting sheet is watermarked laid paper. Image size: 14 1/8 x 20 1/8 inches. A wonderful romantic view in the grand tradition of the picturesque English landscape. Towards the middle of the eighteenth century a trend developed amongst English artists and printmakers, which sought to visually record the natural beauties of England and Wales. Sparked by a sense of national confidence and patriotism, English printmakers began to publish topographical prints of the important sights in the British Isles. In addition to being a visual record of the countryside, they were meant to encourage public recognition of the beauty and history of England. They were aimed at English and foreign tourists who desired a memento 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 of the English countryside. 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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        Carte Du Gouvernement De Tauride, Comprenant La Krimée et les Pays Voisins. Par Les Freres Lotter A Augsbourg.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Gebrüder Lotter in Augsburg, n. 1770, 44,5 x 63 Ritter, Die Augsburger Landkartenverlage Seutter, Lotter und Probst, in: Cartographica Helvetica, Heft 25, Januar 2002, S. 8 ff. (Die Gebrüder Lotter ). - Zeigt die ukrainische Halbinsel Krim im nördlichen Schwarzen Meer mit dem Asowschen Meer sowie der südlichen Ukraine mit Einzeichnungen der Truppenbewegungen im Russisch-Osmanischen Krieg von 1768-1774 (auch 5. Russischer Türkenkrieg). - Der Krieg war eine entscheidende Auseinandersetzung, als deren Ergebnis die südliche Ukraine, der Nordkaukasus und die Krim unter die Herrschaft Russlands kamen. - Unten links Titelkartusche unten rechts Meilenzeiger. - Die Karte mit zusätzlicher Titelkopfleiste "Partie Du Théatre De La Guerre Entre Les Turcs Et Les Russes.". - Sehr selten! (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [Working Proof of a Country Cottage]

      1770. Etching and engraving. Unfinished working proof. In fair condition with the exception of being trimmed within the platemark. Laid onto contemporary backing card. Tear along middle of image which has been expertly repaired. Some creases in image. 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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        Commentaries on the Laws of England

      Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1770. 4 volumes, quarto. (10 1/2 x 8 inches). Final blank in vol.I. 2 engraved plates (1 folding). (Light worming to fore-edge margin of the first half of vol.II, and the first and last few leaves of vol.III). Contemporary calf, covers simply tooled in blind, red morocco lettering-pieces to spines lettered in gilt Provenance: Richard Cope Hopton (Canon Frome Court, Ledbury, Hereford, early armorial bookplate). Fourth edition: a fine unsophisticated set of this early edition of the single most important work on English law. A work which had an undeniable influence on the course of jurisprudence in the United States. "Blackstone's great work on the laws of England [first published in 1765-1769] is the extreme example of justification of an existing state of affairs by virtue of its history....Until the Commentaries , the ordinary Englishman had viewed the law as a vast, unintelligible and unfriendly machine; nothing but trouble, even danger, was to be expected from contact with it. Blackstone's great achievement was to popularize the law and the traditions which had influenced its formation....If the English constitution survived the troubles of the next century, it was because the law had gained a new popular respect, and this was due in part to the enormous success of Blackstone's work" ( Printing and the Mind of Man ). A measure of this success can be gained from the fact that the Commentaries were reprinted a dozen times in England over the ensuing two decades, and translated into French, German, Italian, and Russian. Robert Bell produced the first American edition in Philadelphia in 1771-1772. Cf. Grolier Club English 52; cf. Printing and the Mind of Man 212; cf. Rothschild 407.

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

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

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        [Jacob's Ladder] Vidit Jacob in somnis scalam stantem super terram, et cacumen illius tangens Coelum: Angelos ascendentes et descendentes: et Dnum innixum scalæ

      Rome, 1770. Copper engraving, on two joined sheets, by Ottaviani after drawings by Savorelli and Camporesi, printed in light brown coloured ink with contemporary hand-colouring. Neat marginal restoration. A stunning plate from "Logge di Rafaele nel Vaticano": with contemporary colouring of the highest quality from the golden age of the hand-coloured print. The main panel shows Jacob at Luza having a vision of the angels ascending and descending by a ladder which reached from earth to heaven. A very fine image from the second part of a work titled "Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano" depicting the decorative work executed by Raphael and his assistants between 1518-1519 in the Vatican. They were drawn by Gaetano Savorelli, a Roman painter and draughtsman best known for his Raphael drawings, and Pietro Camporesi, a Roman architect, who worked for Pope Clemens XIII and Pius VI on rooms for the Vatican Museum. The first to illustrate the famous frescoes, these beautiful plates were probably planned as early as 1760, but were not executed until 1772 to 1776. The plate is remarkable not only as the first important visual record of Raphael's work, but also for the quality of the hand-colouring - the work on this image is, in our opinion, some of the greatest to be produced in Europe during the whole of the eighteenth century: the golden age of the hand-coloured print. They were remarkable not just for their size and magnificent colouring, but also because of the influence they had on contemporary taste. The decision was made to "borrow" elements from Raphael's Vatican tapestries and insert them where the original frescoes were in too poor a state to be legible. The finished plates therefore represented an amalgam of design elements presented with a crisp freshness of colour that held enormous appeal and did much to stimulate the taste for the "grotesque" in the Neo-classical period. A year after the death of his principal patron Julius II, Raphael succeeded Donato Bramante in 1514 as the official Vatican architect. Having previously adorned the "Stanze" or chambers of Julius on the second floor of the papal apartments in the Vatican palace, he was commissioned by Leo X in 1517 to decorate the adjacent Logge. He designed an elaborate cycle of ornamental frescoes for the room's ceiling vaults, doors and auxiliary pillars, which were executed by his assistants Giulio Romano and Giovanni da Udine. Twelve of the quadrilateral ceiling vaults were adorned with murals of familiar Old Testament scenes and one with a scene from the New Testament, while the more decorative frescoes painted on the pilasters by Udine were covered with imaginative compositions of 'grotesque' motifs like foliage, fruit, and chimerical beasts. Cf. Brunet IV, 1110 & 1111; cf. Berlin "Kat". 4068 & 4066; "Raphael Invenit: Stampe da Rafaello" (1985) Ottaviano 22; cf. "Raphael: Reproduktions-graphik aus vier Jahrhunderten" (Coburg 1984) 104 & no. 245.

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        AUSTRALIA – EAST COAST – NEW SOUTH WALES / QUEENSLAND: CARTE DE LA NLE. GALLES MERID. OU DE LA COTE ORIENTALE DE LA NLE. HOLLANDE DECOUVERTE ET VISITEE PAR LE LIEUTENANT J. COOK COMMANDANT DE L'ENDEAVOUR, VAISSEAU DE SA MAJESTE EN 1770.

      - The first French edition of the first published map of the East Coast of Australia, by Captain James Cook. - This fascinating sea chart is the first French edition of the first map of the East Coast of Australia (New South Wales and Queensland), issued in 1774, only a year after the first (British) edition of the map. It captures almost the entire eastern seaboard of Australia, from Point Hicks (Victoria), in the south, all the way up north to Cape York (Queensland), bordering the Torres Strait. The chart follows the observations made by Captain James Cook during the epic first-ever European navigation of the East Coast of Australia in 1770, taken during his First Voyage to the Pacific (1768-71). Most major bays and headlands are depicted, along with suggested anchorages and hazards, while some major onshore landmarks are featured on shore. The track of Cook’s ship, the HMS Endeavour, which sailed south to north along the coast from April to August 1770, is delineated. Key points are marked, some with explanatory annotations, along the way, including: Cape Howe (marking the modern Victoria-New South Wales boundary); Botany Bay (an important harbour, just south of modern Sydney); Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour); ‘Baye Morton’ (Moreton Bay, the entrance to Brisbane harbor); Cape Tribulation, near where the HMS Endeavour was almost destroyed on the Great Barrier Reef (N.B.: the gap in the mapping beyond, between Cape Flattery and Cape Weymouth, is due to the fact that Cook sailed further out to sea to avoid the reefs, so forsaking coastal observations); and Cape York (the nothernmost mainland point of Queensland). Cook and his colleagues’ encounter with the East Coast of Australia brought the region to European consciousness for the first time, and led the foundation of the first European colony in Australia, at Port Jackson (Sydney), on January 26, 1788 (Australia’s Nation Day!). The present chart was issued within the first French edition of the official account of Cook’s voyages, John Hawkesorth’s (ed.) Relation des Voyages Entrepris pas Ordre de Sa Majesté Britannique (Paris: Saillant, Nyon & Panckouke, 1774). The French edition is entirely faithful to the first edition which was printed under the title A Chart of New South Wales or the East Coast of New Holland, Discovered and Explored by Lieutenant J.Cook, Commander of his Majesty's Bark Endeavour, in the Year MDCCLXX, and was included with the first edition of the official account of Cook’s voyage, John Hawkesworth’s (ed.), An Account of the Voyages for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere (London: Strahan & Cadell, 1773). Cook’s original manuscript charts of the East Coast of Australia are today preserved at the National Archives U.K. (having been recently transferred from the U.K. Hydrographic Office in Taunton). Cook’s chart is a foundational map of any collection of Australian cartography. References: Tooley, The Mapping of Australia, no. 342.

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        Les oeuvres de Virgile. Traduites en françois, le texte vis-à-vis la traduction, avec des remarques. Par M. l´Abbé Desfontaines. Nouvelle édition. (Bd. 1 - 4; komplett).

      Paris, Babuty, 1770 Kl.8°, LXVII, 436, 418, 434 u. 486, 1 Bl. «Approbation», Ldr. d. Zt. m weinroten Rückenschildchen u. gold. Rückenpräg. und, Rundum-Rotschnit, Kapitale etw. berieben u. m. kl. Verlusten an den Köpfen (Fuss von Bd. 4 mit kleinem Verlust an der Rückenkante), Ldr. mit einigen kleinen Abspleissungen (davon 2 am Rücken von Bd. 1), Ecken etw. bestossen, Exlibris a. Innendeckeln, Name von alter Hand a, Vakatseite in Bd. 1; innen grösstenteils sehr frisches und breitrandiges, nur sehr vereinzelt min. stockfl. Ex.Versand D: 20,00 EUR Literatur - Antike Literatur Franz.

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        An Arabian belonging to John Warde Esq'.

      Publish'd as the Act directs Nov. 24 by W.W. Ryland in Cornhiil 1770. 253 x 357. LENNOX-BOYD 'George Stubbs the Complete Engraved Work' 22. SILTZER 'British Sporting Prints' 1929. p.270. LANE. British Racing Prints 1700-1940. p.169 UNRECORDED STATE - Mezzotint, tipped onto backing sheet by corners, The discovery of this hitherto unknown state clears up much confusion and speculation on when the print was first printed. It has traditionally been grouped with three other prints of stallions published in 1771 by William Wynne Ryland (Lennox Boyd Nos. 19, 20 & 21). The previously earliest known impression of 'An Arabian belonging to John Warde' was published by Sayer & Bennett in 1777. Lennox Boyd, postulated by comparison with the other Ryland prints, that there were likely to have been two earlier states. including one published in February 1771. It is now clear that there was an even earlier edition published by Ryland in 1770. Although the state offered here has a publisher's imprint, later states evidently had much further work done by the engraver, providing more detail to the sky, the trees in the background, the plants and tree in the foreground and to the horse itself.The painting on which this print was based was commissioned by John Warde [1721-1775] of Squerryes Court near Westerham, Kent, and is still with the family. The horse was imported from Alexandretta in Turkey in 1762. Stubbs produced an etching himself of this painting (Lennox Boyd 17).

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        RUSSO-TURKISH WARS: BATTLE OF CHESMA, TURKEY (1770): Beschreibung welche die attaque der Russischen mit der Türkischen Flotte vom 24. Jun.: 1770 bey Cismin vorstellet / Vue de la Bataille Navale des flottes Russes et Turques prés de Cismin de 24. Juin: 17.

      - This rare and highly attractive separately-issued map depicts the action of the Battle of Chesma (1770), a momentous victory by the Russian Navy over the maritime forces of the Ottoman Empire. The battle marked a turning point in that it hailed the fall of Turkish maritime hegemony over the Aegean and the Black seas and the rise of the Russia as an international naval power. The battle was one of the two greatest events of the Russo-Turkish War of 1768 – 1774, a critical conflict that gave Russia control of the Crimea and parts of the Caucuses. The Battle of Chesma was fought off of the Turkish port of Çe?me (Chesme or Chesma, in the upper right of the map), which is located along the far western shores of Anatolia, opposite the island of Chios (located in the lower part of the map). On June 24 1770, a Russian fleet under Admiral Count Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov, consisting of 9 ships of the line and several support vessels, closed in on a Turkish fleet, commanded by Mandalzade Husamaddin Pasha, consisting of 16 ships of the line and several support craft. The 9 Russian ships are identified in the map’s explanation, as is noted the Ottoman flagship (the Real Mustafa with 84 guns), as well as the Turkish shore batteries. As shown on the map, the Russian fleet first formed a line that prevented the larger but unprepared Turkish fleet from fleeing the scene. While eyewitnesses later clamed that the Russian lines where in reality not that well disciplined, they held the advantage of the wind. The Ottomans opened fire first and vicious dogfights ensued. The Russian ship Sv. Evstafii faced the Real Mustafa and was blown up in the process. By July 6, the wary Ottoman fleet retreated to the supposed safely of the Bay of Chesma. This proved to be a mistake, as the port’s defenses were not adequate to stave off a Russian assault, leaving the Turkish vessels as sitting ducks. The Russian fleet moved in for the kill and began bombarding the Ottoman fleet and the town. The Russians cleverly used fire ships, unmanned boats rigged with explosives, to destroy the sedentary Turkish vessels. Before long most of the Ottoman fleet was on fire or had exploded, leaving the remaining vessels to be captured. The battle was a complete route for the Ottomans, and it proved to be their worst naval defeat since the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. Curiously, the tactics employed by the Russians prefigured Admiral Lord Nelson’s moves used during his stunning victory over the French at the Battle of the Nile (1798), fought near Alexandria, Egypt. The Battle of Chesma occurred within the context of the Russo-Turkish War of 1768 - 1774. The war was the latest in a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and Russia, which revolved around control of what is now the Ukraine. The last major contest between the Ottomans and Russia was the indecisive Russo-Turkish War of 1736-9, during which the Russians captured much of the Crimea and southern Ukraine, but inevitably failed to hold the territory due to inadequate supply lines. The present war was seen as something of a rematch of this earlier conflict. When Turkey and Russia went to war in 1768, on paper the Turkish side seemed to be the stronger party. Russia had been drained by its unsuccessful role in the Seven Years’ War (1756-63) and her ruler, Catherine the Great (reigned 1762-1796), was considered to be untested in major foreign conflicts. Russia’s Navy was small and poorly equipped and it would seem that Russia was destined to suffer the same sort of logistical breakdown that doomed her earlier campaigns against the Turks. On the other side, Turkey had much larger land and naval forces, all of which very much in tact since the Ottomans had not fought a major foreign war since 1747. However, the Russians had recently recruited Dutch and British veteran officers to advise her navy, including Captain Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen (who in 1773 conducted the first scientific mapping of the Crimea) and Admiral Joh

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        RARE OBSERVATIONS: OR, SOME REMARKS ON SEVERAL POINTS, RARELY CONSIDERED

      Providence. 1770.. 76pp. [bound with:] A COLLECTION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT COMMANDS. Boston. 1777. 24pp. Contemporary paper boards, calf spine. Hinges cracked, spine chipped. Boards lightly soiled and worn. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on titlepages. Light foxing. About very good. Two rare imprints bound together in a contemporary colonial binding. The RARE OBSERVATIONS... is attributed by Alden to Rhode Island minister Samuel Hopkins. Hopkins is notable for having been an early opponent of slavery, and an originator of the theological concept of "disinterested benevolence" which became important during the Second Great Awakening. The other title is a collection of scriptures from the New Testament. Alden records only three copies of the Providence imprint - one of them defective - at Rhode Island Historical, American Antiquarian Society, and Brown University. ESTC locates only one copy of the COLLECTION..., at Yale. It is also notable for an unusual imprint, especially in the wake of the British occupation of Boston: "Boston: Printed for and sold by John Mascoll Williams in Haverhill MDLXXVII." A pair of rare early American imprints. SHIPTON & MOONEY 42111. ALDEN 442. BRISTOL B3202 ESTC W11251, W4699. EVANS 15244.

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        Anas Cygnus (Wild Swan) Nederlandsche Vogelen.

      Amsterdam:: J.C. Sepp,, 1770-1829.. First edition. Archivally Framed. Fine with original hand-coloring/ . An elegant and original hand-colored copperplate engraving by Jan Christiaan Sepp, in fine condition with fine contemporary (period) hand coloring. Laid paper watermarked J. Honig & Zoon. Folio. 37.5 x 54 cm, 14.75 x 21.25 inches. PM: 35.86 x 50.16 cm, 14 1/8 x 19 3/4 inches. Cornelis Nozeman, (1721-1786) a Dutch clergyman passionately interested in ornithology, created what has become recognized as the finest and most comprehensive ornithological work of eighteenth century Netherlands: Nederlandsche Vogelen. This lavish and costly production was the first to document the avifauna of the Netherlands- territory which at the time included Belgium. Gloriously illustrated with 250 elegantly hand-colored copperplate engravings by Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811), the 5 volume work was completed in parts and published by naturalists Martinus Houttuyn, and subsequently C.J. Temminck after the deaths of Nozeman and Sepp. Notwithstanding the absence of high realism, the merit of this work lies in the understated elegance of the compositions. As stated by Sacheverell Sitwell in his Fine Bird Books: "It is a work of "Confucian" Holland when the Dutch, like flies in amber, lived in a provincial vacuum and were left over from another age." Elegant, ornamental and refined, a fabulous composition from the definitive work on the avifauna of eighteenth century Holland. Nissen IVB 684; Anker 369; Ayer/Zimmer, p. 469; Fine Bird Books 98

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        COLLECTION DES ARMOIRIES DES FAMILLES PATRICIENNES DU SENAT DE NUREMBERG EN BAVIERE ET quelques autre blasons appartenant a des familles Allemandes.

      HAMMER TAMPON HUMIDE 1770 - - 110 GRAVURES, la plupart dessinées et gravée (35) par des ARTISTES & GRAVEURS de NUREMBERG FIN 18°S., quelques unes du 16 et 17° S. - Contrecollées sur du papier bleuté d'herbier 19°. - Le Tampon humide bleu et rond de la Collection HAMMER est présent partout souvent à cheval sur les gravures et le papier d'herbier. - Les Tailles sont diverses la plupart in-quarto et in-12. --- 90 CONCERNANT la COLLECTION des ARMOIRIES DES Familles PATRICIENNES de NUREMBERG, SAVOIR . 3 de la Famille TUCHER VON SIMMELSDORF, . 12 de la Famille HOLZSCHUER, . 6 pour la Famille SCHEURL, 3 pour EBNER, 17 pour HALLER, . 3 pour KRESS, 1 . pour les familles . IHMOF et LOEFFLHOLZ, 7 pour les GRUNDHERR, 2 pour les POMER, 1 pour WALDSTROMER VON REICHELSDORF, . 14 pour les HARSDORF, . 3 pour les VOLCKAMER, 7 pour les FÜRER VON HEIMENDORF, 8 pour les BEHAIM, . 3 pour les STROMER, et Pour être complètes ne manquent que les 2 Familles GEUDER VON HEROLDSBERG et les WELSER VON NEUHORF Cf. la Liste Géographie Universelle de BUSCHING T. 9 4° Partie "Le Cercle de Bavière, Nuremberg", Strasbourg 1776 p. 319. ------- S'AJOUTENT 20 Gravures 18° S. dont (4 signées d'Artistes de Nuremberg) de FAMILLES ALLEMANDES de la même Collection, 3 de la Famille MEZGER, 4 de la famille PELLER, 1 de la famille MARCHTRENXER VON HOEGEN, 2 FINCKLER, 2 PFINZING, 1 famille RINKEN, ECKENBRECHT, HUTH, SILBERNATH, BERNEGGER, GEHE und LAUSSER, DOPPELMAYER, BRÜHL. ----------COLLECTION faite vers 1850. Christian HAMMER, né 30 Mars 1818 en Norvège, est mort 13 Février 1905 à Stockholm, célèbre bibliophile & collectionneur d'art. Sa collection était exposée en Scandinavie dans un hangar en bois délabrée dans le Skansen il a gardé 50.000 volumes. Ses collections sont dispersées au début des années 1900. - LES ARTISTES et GRAVEURS SONT PREISLER, TYROFF, G. LICHTENSTEGER, P. DECKER, I.E. IHLE, AL WIRSING, BISCHOFF, FUNCK, NURBIEGEL, SCHUBLER, HEWNAN, RObLER, M. STOCK, MONOGRAMMESZ C - S. - LE SENAT de NUREMBERG n'est composé que de sujet s qui descendent de ces familles seules détentrices de la dignité Sénatoriale. Le Patriciat de Nuremberg l'emporte sur les autres villes d'allemagne pour le soin qu'elles ont de conserver leur dignité. Ce sont les familles les plus prestigieuses d'Allemagne. Mots clés : armoiries, blasons, aristocratie, Thème(s) trouvé(s) : Blasons (Main) - Armoiries (Main) - [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Législation du divorce.

      Londres 1770 - In-12 de (2)-137 pp. [CERFVOL (chevalier de)]. Cri d'une honnête femme qui réclame le divorce, conformément aux loix de la primitive église, à l'usage actuel du royaume catholique de Pologne, & celui de tous les peuples de la terre qui existent ou qui ont existé, exepté nous. Londres, 1770. In-12 de (2)-XII-95 pp. [PHILIBERT (Françoise-Antoine)]. Cri d'un honnête homme qui se croit fondé en droit naturel et divin à répudier sa femme. Pour représenter à la législation françoise les motifs de justice tant ecclésiastique que civile, les vues d'utilité tant morale que politique, qui militeroient pour la dissolution du mariage dans de certaines circonstances données. Sans lieu, 1769. In-12 de 83 pp. Ensemble 3 titres reliés en 1 vol. in-12, basane mouchetée, dos orné à nerfs, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge (reliure de l'époque). 1 - Deuxième édition. On ne sait pas grand-chose sur le chevalier de Cerfvol. On a supposé qu'il était un avocat à la solde de Louis XV, chargé de légitimer le divorce pour lui permettre de se remarier avec Mme Du Barry. On lui a attribué l'identité de Linguet ou du duc d'Aiguillon et de Palissot de Montenoy. Ses conceptions sur la population sont exposées dans cet ouvrage ; Spengler le classe parmi les "repopulationistes". Parmi ces remèdes, pour accroître la population, il défend l'établissement du divorce. « Nos tribunaux retentissent des meurtres auxquels le désespoir entraîne des époux malheureux ». 2 - Edition originale rare. L'ouvrage prend la forme d'un échange épistolaire entre la marquise d'Olman et le comte de R. son tuteur. « Il ne faut pas confondre le divorce, avec la répudiation. Celle-ci s'opère par la seul volonté en principe de l'un des époux, sans égard à la volonté ou à l'intérêt de l'autre, même sans griefs ; & on peut dire que tout l'avantage étoit pour les hommes. La loi du divorce est favorable aux deux sexes. On peut même avancer que son rétablissement importe plus aux femmes, qu'à nous ». INED, 1012. 3 - Deuxième édition. François-Antoine Philibert, né à Salerne, ancien prêteur royal à Lunéville, il fut directeur de la Saline de Soultz de 1764 à 1778. Le véritable auteur de cette ouvrage serait Cerfvol qui se serait appuyé sur l'histoire malheureuse de ce magistrat. Voltaire aurait revu l'ouvrage dans un texte qu'il plaça en 1770 dans les Questions sur l'Encyclopédie, sous la rubrique Adultère, mais qui avait paru en 1767 d'abord sous le titre de Divorce, à la suite du Fragement des instructions pour le Prince royal de ***. Le morceau est intitulé Mémoire d'un magistrat (Paul Hoffmann). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TA., Rathaus, "Prospect des Plazes vor dem Rath Haus zu Boston. - Vue de la Rue et de la Maison de Ville a Bosten".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) v. F. X. Habermann b. Acad. Imp. in Augsburg, um 1770, 25 x 39,5 Collection des Prospects. - Kolorit verblaßt.

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        TO THE PUBLIC. FEW ARE IGNORANT, THAT THE ASSEMBLYMEN OF THIS COLONY, WHERE ANCIENTLY INDUCED TO CONSENT TO TAX THE FOUR COUNTIES...[caption title]. [with, printed on verso:] AN ACT TO EXEMPT THE INHABITANTS OF THE COUNTIES OF WEST-CHESTER, NEW-YORK, QUEEN'S AND RICHMOND, FROM ANY TAXATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE MINISTERS OF CHURCHES TO WHICH THEY DO NOT BELONG [caption title]

      [New York, 1770. Broadsheet, 16 x 10 inches. Old folds, with some separation and minor loss; repaired with tissue on verso at one fold. Minor soiling. Good. One of the hot-button issues of the period just prior to the Revolution was the movement to establish the Anglican Church in America, as it was in Ireland. This was proposed and seriously debated in Virginia, but most heatedly in New York, where it was a bigger issue than any stamp or excise taxes. This broadsheet, printed by Revolutionary printer John Holt, relates the circumstances of a bill under discussion in the provincial legislature which would exempt residents of four counties in New York from paying taxes to support the Anglican clergy, and discusses the back door transactions surrounding it. The first side explains the progress of the bill through the legislature, while the verso gives a "true copy" of the act. Only four copies in ESTC, at the American Antiquarian Society, John Carter Brown Library, New-York Historical, and the New York Public Library.

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        Handgeschriebenes katholisches Gebetbuch "diß auß gewährthen büchern heraußgeschriben durch Jacob Dexel" zu Merttingen 1770.

      Mertingen, 1770. - Mit zahlreichen, farbig und mit Gold ausgeschmückten Zwischentiteln. 214 Seiten. 15 x 10 cm, goldgeprägtes Leder der Zeit mit Goldschnitt. Einband berieben. Innen teils etwas fingerfleckig. Sorgfältig und reichhaltig ausgestattetes, farbenfrohes Gebetbuch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Territorii Jakutensis pars orientalis.

      St.Petersburg ca. 1770 - Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte v. K.Frolow (kyrillisch), St.Petersburg ca. 1770, 58 x 46 cm (im weißen Rand kleine Braunfleckchen, sonst sehr gut erhalten). Selten. * Frühe und seltene Karte des ostsibirischen Raumes von der Mündung der Jana bis Kamtschatka, herausgegeben von der Petersburger Akademie der Wissenschaften. Hier fanden die Ergebnisse der ersten transuralischen Expeditionen ihren kartographischen Niederschlag. (im weißen Rand kleine Braunfleckchen, sonst sehr gut erhalten). Selten.

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        Avviso al popolo sul bisogno suo primario o sia trattato su la fabbricazione e commercio del pane, es sopra la vera maniera di fare le provvisioni necessarie al public

      In Firenze, Apresso Allegrini, Pisoni, e Compagni al Canto al Diamante 1770 - One volume in 12mo; XII, 166, (2) pp.; contemporary stiff vellum, old but skilful repair to top of spine, back cover with a few small stains, remains of a private paper label to foot of spine, sprinkled edges, ex libris to front cover pastedown, lower corner of title page with repair, inside clean and crisp, a good copy. Second Italian edition of the third part of Baudeau’s work Avis au peuple sur son premier besoin, Paris 1768. This third part was originally published in Éphémérides du Citoyen, tome IV, 1768. It was first published in Italian in the collected edition of Baudeau’s Avis au peuple in Venice 1769. Catalogue Sraffa 269 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chirurgie, in welcher alles, was zur Wundarzney gehöret, nach der neuesten und besten Art, gründlich abgehandelt, und in acht und dreyßig Kupfertafeln die neuerfundene und dienlichste Instrumente, nebst den bequemsten Handgriffen der chirurgischen Operationen und Bandagen deutlich vorgestellet werden. 3 Teile in 1 Band.

      Nürnberg, Gabriel Nicolaus Raspe 1770. Neue viel vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. (Wahrscheinlich weitgehend identisch mit der 4. Auflage von 1742) Mit gestochenem Frontispiz von J. M. Bernigeroth sowie 38 gefalteten Kupferstich-Tafeln mit vielen hundert Detailabbildungen. [6] Bl., 378 S.; 1 Bl., S. 379-1078, [12] Bl. Register. 22,5 x 18,5 cm. Pappband der Zeit, stärker berieben mit handschr. Rückenschild. Papier alterbed. durchgehend unterschiedl. fleckig. Hirsch III, 132. ADB XI, 672 ff. NDB VIII, 458 f. - Erstmalig in Altdorf 1718 erschienenes Hauptwerk des berühmten Chirurgen Lorenz Heister (1683-1758), der als Begründer der wissenschaftlichen Chirurgie in Deutschland gilt. \"In seinem berühmten chirurgischen Hauptwerke hat er Alles, was bis dahin auf diesem Gebiete Bleibendes gewonnen war, zusammengefasst und es recht eigentlich zum Eigenthum der Wissenschaft gemacht\" (Hirsch). \"Seinen großen Erfolg verdankt das Buch zum Theil dem Umstande, daß es das erste in deutscher Sprache geschriebene Lehrbuch der Chirurgie war und daß Heister, der sorgfältig die besten in- und ausländischen Quellen benutzte und seine eigenen Erfahrungen hinzunahm, der Chirurgie die ihr (in Deutschland wenigstens) fehlende Basis der Anatomie zu geben verstanden hatte\" (ADB). Heister war von 1710 bis 1719 Professor an der Universität von Altdorf. 1712 heiratete er Eva Maria Hildebrandt, die Tochter eines Nürnberger Juristen. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Paragone della Poesia Tragica d`Italia con quella di Francia, e sua difesa, con l`Apologia di Sofocle del Signor Conte Pietro de` Conti di Calepio di Bergamo.

      Venezia, Antonio Zatta, 1770. 8°. XXIII + 1 + 360 S. Gemusterte Interimsbroschur der Zeit (Blumendekor). In ital. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Porträt des Autors. - Stockfleckig, angestaubt, Lager- u. Gbr.-spuren, R. m. Fehlstellen. - Sehr selten! Versand D: 7,00 EUR Alte Literatur; Italien

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        Vues du château de Vincennes].

      1770 c 1770 - 2 miniatures rondes (diamètre 73 mm) peintes sur papier sous pli du XVIIIe siècle. Miniatures anonymes peintes sur papier représentant le château de Vincennes au XVIIIe siècle (vues d'est et d'ouest), destinées à être montées sous glace pour mettre en valeur boîtes rondes, coffrets à bijoux, tabatières etc. Les deux miniatures sont conservées sous un pli adressé à : Madame Le Marchand rue St Dominique au coin de celle Saint Guillaume Faubourg saint Germain n°16 à Paris le 29 Xbre.

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        Dresden. - Altmarkt. - Probst. - "Prospectus Areae Fori veteris Arcis Platae Dresdae / Gesicht des großen Platz der Alte Markt genannt".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Kupferstich, alt koloriert, um 1770. Von Georg Balthasar Probst, nach Bernardo Bellotto (gen. Canaletto). 27,0 x 40,3 cm (Darstellung / mit Schmuckrahmen) / 31,3 x 42,5 cm (Platte) / 34,5 x 46,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung lateinisch, französisch, italienisch und deutsch betitelt. Kaiserliches Privileg und Verlegeradresse von Georg Balthasar Probst in Augsburg. - Blatt Nr. 77. der Verlagszählung. - Als Vorlage diente Probst die entsprechende Radierung von Bernardo Bellotto, gen. Canaletto, von 1748 (WVZ Kozakiewicz 176). Dargestellt ist der Altmarkt in Richtung Elbe. Links im Hintergrund der Turm der Katholischen Hofkirche und rechts die Kuppel der Frauenkirche. - Originalrandiges Exemplar. Blatt in der unteren rechten Ecke schwach fingerfleckig. Insgesamt aber guter bis sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Georg Balthasar Probst (1732 Augsburg - 1801 Augsburg). Auch Georg Balthazar Probst. Deutscher Kupferstecher und Kunstverleger. Ab 1766 entstanden insgesamt mehr als 400 Guckkastenblätter in seinem Verlag. Bernardo Bellotto (gen. Canaletto) (1722 Venedig - 1780 Warschau). Bernardo Bellotto war ein venezianischer Maler, der für seine realistischen Veduten europäischer Städte, insbesondere Dresden, Wien, Turin und Warschau bekannt ist.

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        Stadtplan; am unteren Rand Gesamtansicht von Halberstadt ('Grundriss von Halberstadt. In Verlag Gebr. Lotter in Augsburg.').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Gebrüder Lotter in Augsburg, n. 1770, 48 x 55,5 Ritter, Die Augsburger Landkartenverlage Seutter, Lotter und Probst, in: Cartographica Helvetica, Heft 25, Januar 2002, S. 8 ff. - Sehr selten! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        FALKLAND ISLANDS: BOWLES’S NEW ONE-SHEET DRAUGHT OF FALKLAND’S ISLANDS IN THE LATITUDE OF 51° 22' SOUTH, LONGITUDE 64° 30' WEST; FROM LONDON.

      - This excellent folio-sized map represents the first accurate geographical conception of the Falkland Islands, which have since the 1760s been a lightening rod for political intrigue and dramatic action. While not all aspects of the island’s incredibly intricate and rocky coastlines are precisely delineated, the map grants an impressively accurate impression, with many bays, inlets and headlands labeled. The islands’ two settlements as they stood circa 1770 are depicted: Port Egmont (British), located on Saunders’s Island, in the northwest; and Port Louis (French), located on the east coast of East Falkland. Most interestingly, the tracks of the two ships under the command of Captain James MacBride, R.N., the surveyor responsible for the present map are delineated. As shown, in 1766, the HMS Jason circumnavigated the Falklands, while the HMS Carcass made a detailed reconnaissance of the islands’ northern and central coasts. The map is beautifully embellished with 9 coastal approach views. Historical Context While remote and windswept, the Falkland Islands have had an outsized role in global politics since the 1760s. It is unclear which European first spotted the hitherto uninhabited islands, located 480 kilometres off of the coast of Patagonia. However, an Englishman, Captain John Strong, is the first to have been confirmed to have landed on the islands, in 1690, naming them for the Viscount of Falkland, the Treasurer of the Royal Navy. In 1764, the famed French explorer Louis-Antoine de Bougainville founded the first settlement, Port Louis, populated by colonists from St. Malo, Brittany, giving the islands the name French Îles Malouines (which led to the Spanish name for the islands, Las Malvinas). In 1765, the British officer Captain John ‘Foul Weather Jack’ Byron arrived and clamed the islands for Britain, not knowing of the existence of Port Louis. In 1766, The British dispatched Captain John MacBride (c. 1735 -1800), aboard the HMS Jason, accompanied by the HMS Carcass, to found a settlement in the Falklands, so to anchor Britannia’s claim. MacBride successfully established Port Egmont that year and oversaw the first proper survey of the islands. MacBride made a manuscript chart, on which Carington Bowles I based the present map, and additionally published an account of his mission to the islands, A Journal of the Winds and Weather.at Falkland Islands from 1 February 1766 to 19 January 1767 (London, n.d., but 1767-70). Meanwhile, in 1766, France sold its stake in the Falklands to its old ally Spain. Spain renamed Port Louis as Puerto Soledad, and embarked upon an aggressive policy towards British interests on the islands. In 1770, the regional Spanish commander rashly dispatched a naval force that successfully destroyed Port Egmont. This enraged London, and for some months in 1770 and 1771, Spain and Britain were on the verge of war. While war was narrowly avoided, and Port Egmont restored to its founders, Britain decided to abandon their settlement in 1776, due to cost-saving measures owing to the American Revolution. The Spanish settlement remained until 1811, but was itself abandoned due to the advent of the Argentine War of Independence. The British were the first to reestablish a permanent settlement on the Falklands in 1833. The complex history of settlements and legal claims has ensured that the Falklands remained hotly contested real estate between Argentina and Britain ever since, tensions that climaxed during the 1982 Falklands War. The present edition of the map is the third edition of the work, and, while undated, is though to have been issued around 1800 by the partnership of (Henry) Carington Bowles II (1763 - c. 1830; son of Carington Bowles I) and Samuel Carver, which operated from 1793 to 1832 out of the established Bowles family premises at no. 69 St Paul's Churchyard, London. It employs the same plate as used by Carrington Bowles I to printed the first edition of the map, under the title A Draught of Fal

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        Le satyre amoureux. / Le satyre refusé. 2 Tableaux ensemble.

      A Paris, chés Demarteau, graveur et Pensionnaire du Roi rue de la Pelterie a la Cloche, Vers 1770, - 22 x 26 cm, gravures originales pointillées, impressions en noir et rouge sur fond beige, les deux tableaux se font pendant. encadrements en bois doré (37 x 40.5 cm). / Übereckvergoldeter Rahmen. Peint et dessiné par Caresme Peintre du Roi - Gravé par Demarteau. Fine, colour-printed, 18th century engravings with mythological scenes, matted & with identical gold frames. Demarteau inventa un mode nouveau de gravure, imitant le dessin à la sanguine. Ce procédé, appelé ?la roulette? consiste à rendre l?aspect du crayon de couleur en utilisant des roulettes de différentes largeurs, aux aspérités variables selon la dureté du crayon dont on reproduit le trait. Ses oeuvres ont atteint avant 1914, des prix extraordinairement élévés.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Benezit sous Demarteau Gilles (Ecole Flamant).

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        Dresden. - Wilsdruffer Tor. - Probst. - "Prospectus exterius Portae Wilsche / Aeusserliches Ansehen des Wilschen Thor".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Radierung / Kupferstich, alt koloriert, um 1770. Von Georg Balthasar Probst, nach Bernardo Bellotto (gen. Canaletto). 26,8 x 40,2 cm (Darstellung / mit Schmuckrahmen) / 31,9 x 42,5 cm (Platte) / 34,5 x 46,5 cm (Blatt). Unterhalb der Darstellung lateinisch, französisch, italienisch und deutsch betitelt. Kaiserliches Privileg und Verlegeradresse von Georg Balthasar Probst in Augsburg. - Blatt Nr. 78. der Verlagszählung. - Als Vorlage diente Probst die entsprechende Radierung von Bernardo Bellotto, gen. Canaletto, von 1748 (WVZ Kozakiewicz 163). Dargestellt sind die Wälle und der Graben mit dem Wilsdruffer Stadttor. Im Hintergrund sind der Hausmannsturm, der Turm Katholischen Hofkirche, der Zwinger und das Opernhaus am Zwinger zu sehen. - Originalrandiges Exemplar. Blatt in der unteren rechten Ecke schwach fingerfleckig. Insgesamt aber guter bis sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Georg Balthasar Probst (1732 Augsburg - 1801 Augsburg). Auch Georg Balthazar Probst. Deutscher Kupferstecher und Kunstverleger. Ab 1766 entstanden insgesamt mehr als 400 Guckkastenblätter in seinem Verlag. Bernardo Bellotto (gen. Canaletto) (1722 Venedig - 1780 Warschau). Bernardo Bellotto war ein venezianischer Maler, der für seine realistischen Veduten europäischer Städte, insbesondere Dresden, Wien, Turin und Warschau bekannt ist.

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        Nova mappa geographica Sueciae ac Gothiae regna ut et Finlandiae Ducatum ac Lapponiam

      Augsburg, 1770. unbound. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 19.5 x 22.5". This finely rendered map of Scandinavia includes Sweden, Finland, and Lapland. The vivid hand-coloring highlights, in reverse, the bodies of water that give the region its distinctive shape. The numerous coastal islands within these bodies of water are meticulously labeled, as are provinces, cities, and rivers on the mainland. The around around Stockholm, "the Venice of the North," is particularly detailed with all of its constituent islands. Two compass roses, one at the top and one at the bottom of the map, point in slightly different directions as to indicate the curvature of the Earth at this high latitude. The map is in good condition with slight chips to the upper and lower margins, not affecting the image. Otherwise a vibrant copy. Tobias Conrad Lotter was a German mapmaker based in Augsburg. His work dates to the revival of mapmaking in 18th century Germany that was spurred in large part by the work of Matthäus Seutter. Lotter, who married Seutter's daughter, worked on behalf of the Seutter firm as a master engraver and took over half of the printing house upon Seutter's death. His individual work, combined with his republication of Seutter's maps under his own imprint, allowed Lotter to match, if not surpass, his predecessor's reputation as one of the most prominent German cartographers of the period.

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        Eloge de la ville de Moukden et de ses environs; poeme compose par Kien-Long, empereur de la Chine & de la Tartarie, actuellement regnant. Accompagné de notes curieuses sur la geographie, sur l\'histoire naturelle de la Tartarie orientale, & sur les anciens usages des Chinois; composees par les editeurs chinois & tartares. On y a joint une piece de vers sur le the, compose par le meme empereur. Traduit en françois par le P. Amiot, missionnaire à Peking; et publie par M. Deguignes.

      Paris : Tilliard, 1770. xxiv, xxxviii, 381, [3] p. Half leather. Cover in accaptable condition, inside good. Strongly worn edges. Spine with 5 cm tear at edge and small missing part at upper edge. Some pages with slightly foxed paper. Isolated penciled marginalia. Table of contents with some blue underlinings. Versand D: 2,20 EUR

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