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        Illustrissimi viri Ptri De Marca Archiepiscopi Parisiensis Dissertationum De Concordia Sacertotii et Imperii seu De Libertatibus Ecclesiae Gallicanae Libri Octo. Quibus accesserunt eiusdem auctoris Dissertationes Ecclesiasticae varii argumenti. Nec non Iusti Henningii Boehmeri Selectae observationes libros de Concordi illustrantes. In hac novissima editione adiiciuntur Carmini Fimiani Adnotationes in P

      NAPOLI: Apud Vincentium Ursinum, Sumtibus Francisci Oriae - Neapoli, 1771. Rilegato. BUONO. 19,5 25,5. Dissertationum De Concordia Sacertotii et Imperii I-II-III-IV USATO

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        The Works of Moliere, In Six Volumes, A New Translation (complete set)

      Berwick: R. Taylor, 1771. Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" to 7" tall. 1773 pp. Jean-Baptist Poquelin (1622-1673), known by his stage name of Moliere, was a playwright and actor who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Thirteen years as an itinerant actor helped him polish his comic abilities while he began writing, combining Commedia dell'arte elements with the more refined French comedy. Though conventional thinkers, religious leaders, and medical professionals in Moli re's time criticized his work, their ideas did not really impact his widespread success with the public (N.B. - above information from Wikipedia). ***DESCRIPTION: All six volumes, VG overall. Full tan leather, gilt ruling to both boards, five raised bands on spine, title in gilt in second compartment, volume number in gilt in third compartment, gilt pattern in other compartments, plain white endpapers. Contents: Vol. I (270 pp.), An Account of the Author, The Blunderer or the Counter-plots, The Amorous Quarrel, The Miser. Vol. II (298 pp.), The Romantic Ladies, Don Garcia of Navarre or the Jealous Prince, The School for Husbands, The School for Wives, The School for Wives Criticised, The Impromptu of Versailles. Vol. III (302 pp.), The Man-Hater, The Mock-Doctor, Don John or the Feast of the Statue, Love is the Best Doctor, The Imposter. Vol. IV (307 pp.), Squire Lubberly, Amphitryon, The Husband Outwitted, The Cuckold in Conceit, The Forced Marriage, The Magnificent Lovers. Vol. V (309 pp.), Psyche, The Gentleman Cit, The Impertinents, The Sicilian or Love Makes a Painter, The Learned Ladies. Vol. VI (287 pp.), The Cheats of Scapin, Melicerta, The Countess of Escarbagnas, The Princess of Elis, The Feast of Versailles, The Hypochondriac. ***CONDITION: Minor scuffing to boards, some wear to heads and tails of spines, minor cracking on some volumes at the joints, tiny wormhole at top of Vol. VI, not in any way affecting text. Front hinge on Vol. I just beginning to crack, other hinges and gutters solid. Text blocks on all volumes square, boards solidly attached. Front pastedown of each volume has a brownish square, perhaps from a very old bookplate that has since fallen away, it does not appear to have affected the paper at all. Minor foxing throughout. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Veduta di uno scoglio nei contorni di Presenone nel Tirolo.

      Giacomo Moro, Firenze. Incisione di dimensioni 22x29,5 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d'uso e del tempo. Veduta tirolese ad opera di Gaetano Zancon (1771-1816). Presenone dovrebbe essere una variante di Bressanone (Brixen), mentre è più difficile identificare il castello che si erge sullo "scoglio" nello sfondo. In cornice. Rara.

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        Tapisserie de Haute-Lisse des Gobelins (High-warp tapestry at des Gobelins)

      1771 - Encyclopà die, ou dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers. Plates vol. 9 Paris (1771) Folio, 253 x 393mm. 2 pages of descriptive text & 13 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 13 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Tapisserie de Haute-Lisse des Gobelins from volume IX of plates. Plates are numbered 1-13. Plates 1 & 7 are double plates. 1 page (577) from volume IX of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Tapisseries de haute & basse lisse 1 page (897) from volume XV of the Encyclopà die (1765) including information on Tapisseries des Gobelins With some browning to a few leaves.

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        Chronicon de Gestis Principum Vicecomitum ab anno MDDL usque ad Annum MCCCLXX. Accedit Opusculum ejusdem Authoris De Bello Canepiciano. Quae omnia ex Manuscripto Codice Bibliothecae Ambrosianae ediderat Ludovicus Antonius Muratorius.

      apud Federicum Agnellum, 1771. In-4° (cm. 22,7), legatura coeva in p. pelle con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso (lievissime usure), tagli rossi; pp. [2] LX 393 [1] in buono stato, alcuni fregi n.t., con leggerissime bruniture o lievissime fioriture e qualche segno d'uso, antiche glosse manoscritte. Prima edizione in volume di questa importante storia di Novara, e insieme, della Lombardia viscontea tratta dal manoscritto dell'Ambrosiana di Milano; era apparsa dapprima in altra forma nelle raccolte monumentali del Muratori. «Ha una cotal sua grazia di raccontare, e una sì natia, e talvolta soverchia sincerità, che non può leggersi senza piacere» [Tiraboschi V, 452]. Il libro narra pure della guerra scoppiata nel Canavese del secolo XIV. Cfr. Manno IV, 14714; Cat. Hoepli 497; Predari 119. Buon esemplare.

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        Arbeitszimmer Sr. Höchstseligen Majestät des Königs von Hannover. Tonlithographie v. Wilhelm Kretschmer. Hamburg, Charles Fuchs um 1850, 31 x 39,5 cm (40,5 x 48 cm Blattgr.)

      - Ernst August I. König von Hannover (1771-1851) beim Lesen eines Schriftstückes in seinem Arbeitszimmer im Alten Palais.- Das Alte Palais stand in Hannover an der Stelle des heutigen Hannah-Arendt-Platzes.- Kl. fachm. restaurierte Randeinrisse, sonst schönes Blatt.

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        POESIE per le gloriose nozze dell'eccellenze loro il signor Pietro Venier e la signora Cecilia da Lezze.

      In Padova, nella stamperia Conzatti, 1771, in-folio piccolo, br. in carta settecentesca decorata xilograficamente (il disegno, un alternarsi di spazi concavi e convessi riempiti di motivi vegetali e floreali, è stato ottenuto mediante l'impressione di due matrici, una in colore giallo e l'altra in colore nero, il tutto su fondo precedentemente dipinto in un verde tendente al turchese, la carta è lucidata), pp. XXXVI. Con grande stemma degli sposi in calcografia in antiporta, vignetta sul frontespizio, 4 testate, 3 finali e 4 iniziali calcografici. Angolo inferiore esterno del frontespizio reintegrato, per il resto bellissimo esemplare.

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        Gedichten. Amsterdam, Pieter Meijer, 1772.

      "Groot 4º: * 4 A-2O 4 2* 2, gepag.: [8] 296 [4] pp. Op de titelpagina een groot vignet door Rein. Vinkeles, 1771 naar J. de Bosch, bij de toewijding van de bundel aan Bernardus de Bosch een vignet door dezelfden en een portret van de dichteres door J. Houbraken, 1771, naar J. Marinkelle, 1772, wat overigens een onmogelijke chronologische volgorde is. Halfleren band, bovenzijde rug en hoeken beschadigd, gedrukt op zwaar papier. Buijnsters-Smets, 'Daniël Bruyninx, konstig miniatuur pourtraitschilder', in: Antiek I (1967) 10, p.19-25; Hedendaagsche vaderlandse letteroefeningen 1772, p.314; Marinkelle, Oprecht verhaal wegens het portraitteeren van mejuffrouw Sara Maria van der Wilp [...] ter zyner verdediging (Haarlem, etc., ca. 1772); Van Strien, 'Sara Maria van der Wilp. Een gevarieerd oeuvre', in: Met en zonder lauwerkrans (Amsterdam 1997); Witsen Geysbeek VI, p.512; F & vd B p.892"."Verzamelde gedichten van de Amsterdamse dichteres Sara Maria van der Wilp (1716 - 1803), waarvan de verschijning de recensent van de Vaderlandsche Letteroefeningen in 1772 enthousiast deed uitroepen: Men beleeft thans in ons Vaderland de Eeuw der Dichteressen; daar de eene en andere der beminnelyke Kunne zich loflyk voordoen, als aankweeksters der edele Poëzye. Hij bewondert voorts de manlyke deftigheid van haar verzen, wellicht geïnspireerd door het bijschrift van Bernardus de Bosch bij Van der Wilps portret (... En weet hier mannlyk naar den eersten prys te streeven...).De toen 56-jarige dichteres toonde zich echter bijzonder ontsticht door het diepe décolleté waarmee de schilder Marinkelle haar had afgebeeld, waardoor zij er uit zag als een onbeschaamde hoer, met borsten als koe-uiëren, zoals zij de schilder voorhield. In zijn 'Oprecht verhaal, wegens het portraitteeren van mejuffrouw Sara Maria van der Wilp' onthulde Marinkelle echter, dat het Van der Wilp was geweest die een en ander maal had verordonneerd haar af te beelden zonder muts, en met een blooten boezem. Hoe dan ook, de dichteres liet stante pede een nieuw portret maken en graveren door respectievelijk Daniël Bruyninx en Reinier Vinkeles en daarop lijkt Van der Wilp haar verontwaardiging nog steeds niet te boven gekomen. Los bijgevoegd het portret door Bruyninx en Vinkeles."

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        Ausführliche Geschichte der Hessen, von ihrem ersten Ursprunge an bis auf gegenwärtige Zeiten. Zweyter Band

      Berlenburg, Johan Ludwig Ickler, 1771. 988 S. Gr.-8°, gebunden Buch mit sehr starken altersbedingten Gebrauchsspuren; Papier der Zeit; blauer Buchdeckel fleckig und mit Wasserfleckresten, Buchrücken stark zerkratzt, handschriftl. Titel noch schwach erkennbar, Ecken und Kanten stark berieben und bestoßen, nachgedunkelter, stark ungleichmäßiger Schnitt, auf Titelblatt Stempel (Universitätsstempel?), Seiten nachgedunkelt (besonders die ersten Seiten), teilw. auch leicht fleckig, alle Seiten aber gut lesbar, Frakturschrift, Seiten sind nicht gleichmäßig geschnitten, einige sind kleiner als die anderen, Text aber davon nicht betroffen Q77 Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        Historische reisbeschryving van geheel Zuid-America, gedaan op bevel des Konings van Spanje,.

      Goes, J. Huysman, 1771-1772. 2 volumes. 4°. Original decorated paper covers, covers weak. 24+428+8+4406 pag. Complete. Illustrated with a frontispice and 25 maps and views.B0276.

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        Sculpture en Tous Genres (Sculptures of all Types)

      1771 - Encyclopà die, ou dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771) Folio, 253 x 393mm. 49 pages of descriptive text & 24 loose plates with their accompanying 2 text sheets. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 24 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Sculpture en Tous Genres from volume VIII of plates. The set of plates entitled Scultpture en Terre et en Plâtre is numbered 1-5. The set of plates entitled Scultpture, Mouleurs en Plâtre is numbered 1-2. The set of plates entitled Scultpture en Marbre is numbered 1-3. The second set of plates entitled Scultpture en Marbre is numbered 1-5. The set of plates entitled Scultpture en Or et en Argent is numbered 1-4. The single plate entitled Scultpture en Bois is not numbered. The set of plates entitled Scultpture en Plomb is numbered 1-4. Also with the relevant entries listed under Scultpeur in the Table Analytique et Raisonnà e du Dictionnaire des Sciences, Arts et Mà tiers. Vol II (1780). 1 page (56) from volume I of the Encyclopà die (1751) including Sculpture à Paris 1 page (493) from volume IV of the Encyclopà die (1754) including Les etudes et les ouvrages 6 pages (775-780) from volume VI of the Encyclopà die (1756) including information on Les connoissances anatomiques qu'il doit acquà rir 1 page (599) from volume X of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Modeles en sculpture 1 page (272) from volume XII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Les anciens 11 pages (68 , 834-843) from volume XIV of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Dà tails sur cet art, and Sculpture antique 1 page (503) from volume XV of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Rà flexion sur les progrà s de l'art statuaire chez les anciens 1 page (819) from volume I of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1776) which includes Sculpture en bas-relief 1 page (903) from volume II of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1776) which includes La sculpture des anciens Etrusques 6 pages (55, 255-258, & 358) from volume III of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1777) which includes La scultpture d'à cole de Florence, L'histoire de la sculpture Grecque and Les pieces de sculpture d'Herculanum prà fà rables à celles de peinture 15 pages (816-818 & 823-833) from volume XIV of the Encyclopà die (1765) which includes Les sculpteurs anciens and Les sculpteurs modernes under Sculpteurs 1 page (821) from volume XV of the Encyclopà die (1765) which includes information on François Quesnoy under Sculpteurs With some browning to a few leaves. Included in the selected relevant entries are several articles on sculpture written by Jaucourt. These sections cover bronzes, contemporary sculpture and sculptors, marble sculpture, stone and wood sculpture, plaster sculptures, and sculptures en carton. They are an example of the meticulous approach with which Jaucourt took to his work. He provides close detail on the methods and equipment used, the sculptors and the finished artwork. Although he was educated primarily in the sciences and mechanics, Jaucourt also approaches subjects ranging from the history of sculpture to the sculpture of different nations and regions. The plates are just as important as the text, reflecting similar topics with views of the artists' studios, practises, and tools. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vols 1, 2 & 4 only of 4)

      John Exshaw, et al, Dublin, 1771. Fourth Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. (Vols. 1, 2 & 4 only of 4). Full leather, scuffed, spine labels worn. Bookplate of Alexander Thomson of Banchory in each volume. Some interior soiling. Name in ink on fly leaf of each volume. Probably a pirated edition. Size: Small Octavo. 1450 + 38 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 pounds or less. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; 18th century; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14873. .

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        Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis

      Leiden [i.e. Naples], 1771. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. 2 volumes in one, 8vo (210 x 130mm). 2 engraved titles, 70 engraved plates, good impressions with margins. Contemporary French red morocco gilt, edges gilt, in Derome style. Provenance: Robert Peyrefitte, with his bookplate; purchased from H.D. Lyon, 1994. FIRST EDITION of Hancarville's collection of classical erotica, supposedly taken from actual medallions. Hancarville catalogued Sir William Hamilton's collection of ancient vases in Naples in 1764, from which it is likely he took some inspiration for these images. He went to London in 1777, where he arranged for the second edition of this work with the text also in English. Brunet V:1119; Cohen-de Ricci 476.

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        Grant of arms donated by Stephen Martin Leake, Garter and Charles Townley, Clarenceux, Kings of Arms, to Roope Harris (1747-1821) of Bristol. Roope Harris became Roope Harris Roope afterwards.

      United Kingdom, d.d. 20 september 1771. Vellum charter, 33x43 cm. Good condition. Copperplate hand engrossed, calligraphy, with large hand coloured coat-of-arms. Two wax seals of the mentioned kings of arms, in perfect condition, in decorated tin cases, attached to the document by silk ribbons. The charter comes encased in a contemporary oblong leather case, decorated with embossed, gilt patterns, lined with decorated coloured paper, broken at the hinges and worn. This charter confirms the coat-of-arms of Roope to Roope Harris of Bristol, who took the name and the coat-of-arms of Roope on 22 July 1771. Roope Harris (1747-1821), son of Ambrose Harris, son of Nicholas Harris of Dittisham, inherited the Roope estate at Greenway on the river Dart from Margaret Deeble (Margaret' Deebles Will 1777), so long as he agreed to take on the surname of Roope, hence the name 'Roope Harris Roope'. Roope Harris is the link between two branches of the Roope family, the Roope's of Little Dartmouth, Devon and the Roope's of Oporto, Dittisham, Kingswear etc. Greenway was bought by Agatha Christie in 1938 as a summer house for her and her husband Max Mallowan. The house is now owned by the National Trust. Greenway was previously owned by The Gilberts who finally sold Greenway around 1700 to Thomas Martyn, about whom nothing is known, but through him the property descended to the Roopes, a family of successful Dartmouth merchants. By 1780 Roope Harris Roope was the owner. He had apparently been born in Massachusetts (USA) and later travelled widely on business whilst also having 15 children, 6 of them born at Greenway. In 1791 Roope sold Greenway to Edward Elton, a Bristol merchant venturer and MP (his family also owned Clevedon Court). H168.

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        Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis

      Leiden [i.e. Naples]: circa 1771. 2 volumes in one, 8vo (210 x 130mm). 2 engraved titles, 70 engraved plates, good impressions with margins. Contemporary French red morocco gilt, edges gilt, in Derome style. Provenance: Robert Peyrefitte, with his bookplate; purchased from H.D. Lyon, 1994. FIRST EDITION of Hancarville's collection of classical erotica, supposedly taken from actual medallions. Hancarville catalogued Sir William Hamilton's collection of ancient vases in Naples in 1764, from which it is likely he took some inspiration for these images. He went to London in 1777, where he arranged for the second edition of this work with the text also in English. Brunet V:1119; Cohen-de Ricci 476. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow.

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        Nederduitsch en Latynsch woordenboek, ten dienste der Latynsche schoolen, eerst Opgesteld door S. Hannot, naderhand vermeerderd door D. Van Hoogstraten, en nu met nieuwe vermeerderingen en verbeteringen uitgegeeven door H. Verheyk

      Gerrit de Groot en Zoon and Samuel en Johannes Luchtmans, Amsterdam & Leiden 1771 - First edition, 4to, pp. [6], iv, [10], 1062; title page printed in red and black, text in triple column, full contemporary calf, gilt-decorated spine, red morocco label; a very good, sound copy. David van Hoogstraten (1658-1724) was a doctor, a poet, and a linguist who published a number of works in the field of Dutch linguistics. In 1704 he published a Latin-Dutch dictionary. Not in Vancil, Zaunmuller or OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pomologie ou description des meilleures sortes de pommes et de poires, que l'on estime & cultive le plus, soit aux Pais-Bais, soit en Allemagne, en France, en Angleterre, &c. (Insieme a:) Fructologie ou description des arbres fruitiers; ainsi que des fruits. Que l'on plante et qu'on cultive ordinairement dans les jardins... Amsterdam, chez Magérus, 1771.

      chez Magérus, 1771. In Folio (316x200); pagg. (2), 139 con 12 tavole f.t. rip. di mele ed 8 di pere, tutte incise in rame e colorate; pagg. (4), 205 con 19 tavole f.t. rip. raffigurante frutta, anch'esse colorate. Mezza pelle rossa con angoli, filetti dorati ai piatti, fregi dorati al dorso, tagli marmorizzati. Prima edizione francese della più popolare pomologia del '700, che descrive meticolosamente tutte le specie e varietà, oltre a differenze di gusto e colore. Molto belle le tavole ben incise, che raffigurano ognuna diverse varietà; altrettanto importante e conosciuta è la seconda opera che rinnova le suddette caratteristiche. Le incisioni sono di Folkema su disegno di Knoop. Ottimo esemplare con minime tracce d'uso alla leg.

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        Grant of arms donated by Stephen Martin Leake, Garter and Charles Townley, Clarenceux, Kings of Arms, to Roope Harris (1747-1821) of Bristol. Roope Harris became Roope Harris Roope afterwards.

      - United Kingdom, d.d. 20 september 1771. Vellum charter, 33x43 cm. Good condition. Copperplate hand engrossed, calligraphy, with large hand coloured coat-of-arms. Two wax seals of the mentioned kings of arms, in perfect condition, in decorated tin cases, attached to the document by silk ribbons. The charter comes encased in a contemporary oblong leather case, decorated with embossed, gilt patterns, lined with decorated coloured paper, broken at the hinges and worn. This charter confirms the coat-of-arms of Roope to Roope Harris of Bristol, who took the name and the coat-of-arms of Roope on 22 July 1771. Roope Harris (1747-1821), son of Ambrose Harris, son of Nicholas Harris of Dittisham, inherited the Roope estate at Greenway on the river Dart from Margaret Deeble (Margaret' Deebles Will 1777), so long as he agreed to take on the surname of Roope, hence the name 'Roope Harris Roope'. Roope Harris is the link between two branches of the Roope family, the Roope's of Little Dartmouth, Devon and the Roope's of Oporto, Dittisham, Kingswear etc. Greenway was bought by Agatha Christie in 1938 as a summer house for her and her husband Max Mallowan. The house is now owned by the National Trust. Greenway was previously owned by The Gilberts who finally sold Greenway around 1700 to Thomas Martyn, about whom nothing is known, but through him the property descended to the Roopes, a family of successful Dartmouth merchants. By 1780 Roope Harris Roope was the owner. He had apparently been born in Massachusetts (USA) and later travelled widely on business whilst also having 15 children, 6 of them born at Greenway. In 1791 Roope sold Greenway to Edward Elton, a Bristol merchant venturer and MP (his family also owned Clevedon Court). H168

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England (Vols. 1, 2 & 4 only of 4)

      John Exshaw, et al, 1771, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Fourth Edition. (Vols. 1, 2 & 4 only of 4). Full leather, scuffed, spine labels worn. Bookplate of Alexander Thomson of Banchory in each volume. Some interior soiling. Name in ink on fly leaf of each volume. Probably a pirated edition. Size: Small Octavo. 1450 + 38 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 pounds or less. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; 18th century; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14873.

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        Sculpture Fonte des Statues Équestres (Casting on Equestrian Statues)

      1771 - Encyclopà die, ou dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771) Folio, 253 x 393mm. 3 pages of descriptive text & 5 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 5 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Sculpture Fonte des Statues Équestres from volume VIII of plates. Plates are numbered 1-5. Plate 3 is continued on a second sheet, Plate 4 is a double plate, and plate 5 is a triple plate. 1 page (822) from volume XIV of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Observations sur les chevaux des statues à questres 2 pages (497 & 502) from volume XV of the Encyclopà die (1765) including information on Équestre Statue With some browning to a few leaves. This suite of plates is noteworthy as a record of the practises of sculptors of this period. The illustrations and their explanations are influenced heavily by the writing and descriptions of Germain Boffrand. Boffrand had served as the first architect of numerous 18th-century noblemen, and had been a witness to the casting of Louis XIV's statue by Giradon and Jean-Balthazar Keller. The statue was melted during the revolution, and only a smaller model remains, which can be found in the Musà e du Louvre. On hearing of the troubles Lemoyne was having casting a similar statue of Louis XV, Boffrand sought to assist Lemoyne, recognising that he was the only remaining assistant who had taken notes at the earlier casting. Boffrand wrote his Description de ce qui a à tà Practiquà pour Fondre en Bronze d'un Seul Jet la Figure Équestre de Louis XIV, enabling Lemoyne to complete his work, although this statue was also later destroyed in the Revolution. Diderot's plates, here presented, are an almost exact copy of Boffrand's originals, only shrunk and simplified to suit the Encylopà die's format. Included with these plates is the relevant entry for equestrian statues written by Jaucourt, the 18th-century aristocrat who wrote around one quarter of the Encyclopà die voluntarily.

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        The Life of Benvenuto Cellini: a Florentine Artist. Containing a Variety of Curious and Interesting Particulars, relative to Painting, Sculpture and Architecture; and the History of his own Time…and Translated from the Original by Thomas Nugent

      Engraved frontis. port. x, 512 pp.; 1 p.l., 403, [45] pp. Two vols. 8vo, fine cont. speckled sheep (short tear, without loss, to pp. 99-100 of Vol. I), green & red morocco lettering pieces on spines. London: T. Davies, 1771.First edition in English of Cellini's autobiography, "a production of the utmost energy, directness, and racy animation, setting forth one of the most singular careers in all the annals of fine art. His amours and hatreds, his passions and delights, his love of the sumptuous and the exquisite in art, his self-applause and self-assertion, make this one of the most singular and fascinating books in existence. "-Encyc. Brit.The translation by Nugent (ca. 1700-72), writer and traveller, enjoyed great success for more than a century and played a crucial part in the reawakening of English interest in the Italian Renaissance.Fine set.

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        Baden-Durlachisches Choral-Buch. Leipzig, Breitkopf 1762. Quer 8°. 2 Bll., 107 S., 4 Bll., mit gest. Titelvignette v. Bernigeroth und Noten im Typendruck, Hldr. d. Zt.

      - Seltenes Gesangbuch für die bis 1771 bestehende Markgrafschaft Baden-Durlach.- Etw. gebräunt, tls. leicht knittrig u. gering wurmstichig (vereinzelt Buchstabenverlust), Ebd. berieben

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        Letters To the Honourable Mr. Justice Blackstone, Concerning His Exposition of the Act of Toleration, And Some Positions relative to Religious Liberty, In his Celebrated Commentaries on the Laws of England. The Second Edition. Eller 254; Lauechli 609

      London: Printed for T. Cadell, Successor to Mr. Millar, in the Strand, 1771. Contemporary polished calf, a very little cracking to the head of the joints, else especially fresh and well preserved; the Taussig copy The most thorough (and much expanded) examination of Blackstone's questionable views upon Protestant Dissenters, "discussing the issue from every conceivable angle" and powerfully arguing that religious views should not be subject to civil penalties

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        Sellier-Carrossier (Saddler and Carriage Maker)

      

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        Nuove sperienze electriche secondo la teoria del Sig. Franklin e le produzioni del P. Beccaria.

      Giuseppe Galeazzi, Milan 1771 - In-8 (215 x 127 mm) de 134 pp.ch., 1 f.n.ch. et 1 pl.; demi-basane marbrée, dos à nerfs orné (reliure moderne, genre ancien). Wheeler Gift Cat., 431. Édition originale. Exposé des expériences de l'auteur qui "seeks to explain them by the one-fluid theory as propouned by Franklin" (Wheeler Gift). Carlo Barletti était professeur de Physique expérimentale à l'université de Pavie. Bon exemplaire, non rogné. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le code des François, ou recueil de toutes les pièces intéressantes publiées en France, relativement aux troubles des parlemens.

      - Bruxelles, Emmanuel Flon, (fév-mars) 1771. Edition originale. ‘Avec des observations critiques & historiques, des pièces nouvelles, & une table raisonnée. Tome second’. 1 volume in-12, relié plein veau de l’époque, dos lisse à caissons dorés, pièce de titre et de tomaison verte, tranches rouges., 523pp. Fortes épidermures, manques de cuir et trous de ver sur une reliure bien solide, quelques cahiers un peu jaunis, le reste bien blanc. Ex-libris manuscrit en regard de la page de titre. Intéressant exemplaire de cet ouvrage introuvable. L’abbé Rémi, avocat au Parlement de Paris, a notamment participé à la rédaction de la partie ‘Jurisprudence’ de l’Encyclopédie Méthodique. Le présent ouvrage jouera un rôle important dans la crise ouverte après la suppression du parlement (qui sera restauré, après la réforme Maupéou, 3 ans après). On y trouvera notamment des pamphlets de Voltaire qui paraissent pour la première fois : ‘Les Peuples aux Parlemens’, ‘La lettre d’un jeune abbé’, ‘les Raisons pour désirer une réforme dans l’administration de la justice’, ‘la Folie de bien des gens dans les affaires présentes’, ‘l’Avis important d’un gentilhomme à la noblesse du royaume’ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Benvenuto Cellini: a Florentine Artist. Containing a Variety of Curious and Interesting Particulars, relative to Painting, Sculpture and Architecture; and the History of his own Time?and Translated from the Original by Thomas Nugent

      - Engraved frontis. port. x, 512 pp.; 1 p.l., 403, [45] pp. Two vols. 8vo, fine cont. speckled sheep (short tear, without loss, to pp. 99-100 of Vol. I), green & red morocco lettering pieces on spines. London: T. Davies, 1771. First edition in English of Cellini's autobiography, "a production of the utmost energy, directness, and racy animation, setting forth one of the most singular careers in all the annals of fine art. His amours and hatreds, his passions and delights, his love of the sumptuous and the exquisite in art, his self-applause and self-assertion, make this one of the most singular and fascinating books in existence. "-Encyc. Brit. The translation by Nugent (ca. 1700-72), writer and traveller, enjoyed great success for more than a century and played a crucial part in the reawakening of English interest in the Italian Renaissance. Fine set. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tabula Topograph. Omniu Locorum et Conventu Provinciae Mediolani Ordin. Minor. Conventalium S. Francisci

      Roma 1771 - Carta geografica tratta dal Provinciale Ordinis Fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Conventualium seu Polychronicon Jordanis. , atlante raffigurante i conventi francescani in Europa. Incisione in rame, bella coloritura coeva, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Opera molto rara, specialmente in coloritura originale. Unsual map taken from Provinciale Ordinis Fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Conventualium seu Polychronicon Jordanis. , an atlas depicting the Franciscan friaries of Europe. Copperplate with fine original colouring, excellent condition. A very rare work, not know before with original colouring. Cremonini pp. 70/71. Dimensioni 245 180mm

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        The HISTORY And ANTIQUITIES Of The CONVENTUAL and CATHEDRAL CHURCH of ELY From the Foundation of the MONASTERY, A.D. 673- To the Year 1771

      University Press, Cambridge 1771 - Two volumes, bound as one, 27 cm x 34 cm, vii + 292 pages + 70 page appendix.Title page printed in red and black 50 plate some folding, plates 2 and 3 are chapter headpiece's plate 48/49/50 on single folding sheet, includes the 4 page subscribers list. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with approx 65 contemporary or earlier plates or text leave mostly single page some folding, many window mounted or laid down approx 46 are portraits many are clergy also some relevant text leaves added .Also includes a plan of Ely after John Speed. Some dust soiling and age browning to contents. Bound in a full tan calf retaining the original front and rear boards later spine not recent some old marking to boards with light rubbing to corners.Binding and contents tight with no splits or loose pages. Also included a loose 8 page pamphlet, pages window mounted on early paper. "A Catalogue of the Principal Members of the Cathedral Church of Ely viz Abbesses,Abbots, Bishops,Priors Deans Prebendaries & Archdeacons from the Foundation of the Church AD 673 to the present Year 1756, Printed by J Bentham Cambridge 1756." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Meditazioni sulla economia politica. Prima edizione Napoletana.

      Napoli nella stamperia di Giovanni Gravier 1771 - 8vo., (8) + 212pp., in contemporary white vellum with green double rule on each board, title lettered in gilt on spine, slight marking to binding else a near fine crisp copy sometime in the library of the Rt. Hon. Henry Hobhouse>* with his armorial booklabel on front pastedown and his signature on title-page. Pietro Verri (1728-1797), Italian economist, administrator and philosopher, first published his Meditazioni sull' economia politica> (Reflections on political economy>) in 1771. It went through numerous editions and was translated into French, German and Dutch and, more recently, into English. McCulloch (Literature of political economy> p.26) considered him to be 'by far the most distinguished of the Italian economists'. 'Verri's Reflections> were highly regarded when they appeared, and could be found, for example in Adam Smith's library. His work . May have exerted greater influence than is generally believed'. [Peter Groenewegen in New Palgrave,> IV, p.807]. * The English archivist and civil servant Rt. Hon. Henry Hobhouse (1776-1854) succeeded John Bruce as Keeper of the State Papers in 1826 following retirement from his role as Permanent Under Secretary of State for the Home Department (1817-1827). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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