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        VÖGEL. - Taucher. "The grey speckled Diver. Mergus stellatus. Der graugetüpfte Taucher.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 32 x 50 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - Seitlich knapp an die Plattenkante beschnitten bzw. mit 2 mm Rändchen. Prächtige Darstellung. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Sammetente. The Velvet Drake. Anas nigra maior. Die schwarze Sammetente, mas.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 33 x 47 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - Prächtige Darstellung in kräftigem Altkolorit. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Kuckuck. 1. The Wryneck. Iynx torquilla. Der gemeine Wendehals. 2. The Cuckoo, the male. Cuculus canorus f. vulgaris mas. Der gemeine Kuckuck.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 39 x 29,5 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. -Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - In kräftigem Altkolorit und sehr guter Erhaltung. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Elsteralk. The black billed Auk. Alca rostro nigro breui. Alca Pica Linn. Der Elsteralk.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 42 x 32 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - Prächtige Darstellung in feinem Altkolorit. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Lerche. 1. The Sand Martin. Hirundo riparia. Die Strandschwalbe. 2. The Martin. Hirundo urbica. Die Spyrschwalbe Mehlschwalbe. 3. The Wood-Lark. Alauda arborea. Die Waldlerche. 4. The Willow Lark. Alauda salictorum. Die Weidenlerche. 5. The Grasshopper Lark. Alauda Sepiaria. Die Buschlerche. 6. The Titlark. Alauda pratensis. Die Wiesenlerche.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 40 x 30 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Schnepfe. The Godwit. Scolopax acgocephala Linn. Der Geisskopf.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 37,5 x 31,5 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - Dekorative Darstellung in prachtvollem Altkolorit. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Winterente. The Swallowtail'd Shieldrake. Anas caudacuta, s. hiemalis. Die Winterente.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 29,5 x 49,5 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Würger. "The great ashcolored Butcher Bird. Lanius cinereus maior. Der grosse aschfarbe Würger".

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 48 x 21 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - Dekorative Darstellung. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. The Shear-water, Manks petrel. Auis Diomedea. Procellaria Piffinus Linn. Der Sturmverkündiger.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 38 x 32 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Möwe. "1. The Pewitt Gull. Larus ridibundus. Die Lachmewe. 2. The little Petrel Stormfinch. Procellaria pelagica. Der Ungewittervogel".

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 45,5 x 32 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - In tadelloser Erhaltung. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. - Möwe. The Tarrock. Larus tridactylus. Die dreyzähigte Mewe.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 23,5 x 39 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - Prächtige Möwe in feinem Altkolorit. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. 1. The Sanderling. Calidris grisea minor. Briff. Der graue Regenpfeifer. 2. The Sea Lark. Charadrius hiaticula. Die Uferlerche.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 46 x 30 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - In sehr guter Erhaltung und feinem Altkolorit. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        VÖGEL. "The lesser crested Grebe. Colymbus auritus. Der geöhrte Taucher".

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 42 x 27,5 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - Sauber und frisch. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        NAGETIERE. "a. Bat. Vespertilio. Fledermaus. b. Water Rat. Mus aquatilis. Wasserratze. c. Schord tail'd Field-Mouse. Mus agrestis. Feldmaus mit kurzem Schwanze. d. Long tail'd Field-Mouse. Mus domesticg medius. Feldmaus mit langem Schwanze." Vier Darstellungen auf einem Blatt, in landschaftlicher Kulisse.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 38,5 x 29,5 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vierfussige Thiere. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, ind das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). - In schönem Altkolorit und guter Erhaltung. Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vierfussige Thiere" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - In very goog condition.

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        The Favorite Songs in the Comic Opera Le Pazzie d'Orlando. [Short score]

      London: R. Bremner. [1771]. Folio. Disbound. 1f. (recto title, verso blank), 1-4 ("A Catalogue of Vocal and Instrumental Music Printed for and Sold by Peter Welcker), [1] (blank), 2-39, [i] (blank), [i] (secondary title), pp. 40-57, [ii] (blank), pp. 58-78. Engraved. Singers named within the score include Sigr. Morigi, Sigra. Demena, Sigr. Savoi, Sigra. Ristorini, Mrs. Barthelemon, Sigr. Lovattini, and Sigr. Zancha. . First Edition. Rare. Levy & Ward 226. BUC p. 409. RISM G4954. Libretti by Bandini after M.-J. Sedaine. First performed in London at the King's Theatre on January 13, 1770.Guglielmi "was one of the most important figures in late 18th-century opera." Mary Hunter and James L. Jackman in Grove online

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        TRAVELS THROUGH THAT PART OF NORTH AMERICA FORMERLY CALLED LOUISIANA...ILLUSTRATED WITH NOTES CHIEFLY TO NATURAL HISTORY. TO WHICH IS ADDED BY THE TRANSLATOR A SYSTEMATIC CATALOGUE OF ALL THE KNOWN PLANTS OF ENGLISH NORTH AMERICA

      London. 1771.. Two volumes. viii,407; [4],432pp. Half titles in each volume. Contemporary calf, spines gilt. Extremities rubbed. Contemporary bookplate on front pastedowns, modern bookplate on rear pastedowns. Some light foxing and toning. Very good plus. Bossu went to Louisiana in 1750 as a captain of the Marines. This narrative is comprised of a series of twenty-one letters to the Marquis de L'Estrade describing Bossu's life and travels in the vast Louisiana country from 1751 to 1762. Bossu's ventures ranged from Fort Chartres, in present-day Illinois, to Mobile, and along the Mississippi. His visit to New Orleans took place only thirty years after its founding, and he was able to gather considerable information from the memories of locals. "Bossu wrote well and his letters not only give an interesting picture of life in the Mississippi Valley and the Mobile Country to the east at the beginning of the second half of the eighteenth century, but incorporated also are many sketches of events in preceding years" - Streeter. This is the first English edition, to which Howes assigns the same "b" rating as the suppressed first edition of 1768. "The first volume is almost entirely filled with historical and personal sketches of the Southern Indian Tribes of the present United States" - Field. Almost all of the second volume of this edition is given over to the catalogue of plants, making it an important piece of American natural history. The catalogue, which does not appear in the first edition, was compiled by Johann Reinhold Forster, the well known German explorer and botanist, based on specimens of North American plants he saw in England, and on his translation of the work of Swedish botanist Pehr Lofling describing the plants he collected in northern South America in 1754-56. A handsome copy. CLARK II:5. SABIN 6465. SERVIES I, p.32. STREETER SALE 1518 (ref). HOWES B626, "b." MEISEL III, p.349. TAXONOMIC LITERATURE 1825, 4921. FIELD 157.

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        Rap

      primo '800, Generale napoleonico Rap - Jean Rapp (1771-1821) fu un generale francese del Primo Impero. Si arruolò all'età di sedici anni nel 10° Reggimento degli Chasseur a Cheval. Non tardò a distinguersi per il suo coraggio e la sua foga. Nel 1809, a Schönbrunn, riuscì a sventare l'assassinio di Napoleone ad opera di Frédéric Stapps. Venne nominato grande ufficiale della Legion d'Onore il 30 giugno 1811. Tre anni più tardi l'Imperatore ne ricompensò la devozione, nominandolo comandante in capo del 10° Corpo d'Armata e consegnandogli la Grand Croix de la Réunion. Perfette le condizioni, tranne un segno evidente di gora in basso a sinistra mm 390x290

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        The Oceana and Other Works of James Harrington, with an Account of His Life By John Toland

      London: T. Becket and T. Cadell, 1771. Cloth. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾. Book. xl + 598 + [16] pp. Two copper engraved plates in preliminaries, one an oval portrait of Harrington, the other of a classical style monument with allegorical statue and cameo portraits of Moses, solon, Confucius, Lycurgus, numa, Brutus, Guglielmus III. Third copper engraved plate regarding "The Manner and Use of the Balloty" depicts men in seventeenth century garb in parliamentary arrangement. Occasional light soilage to pages, but overall clean until final 16 index pages where somewhat grubby but no issue regarding legibility. On these final pages also minor chip and some wear to upper corner. Tight binding. Leather spine label, probably contemporary, with minor chip in a corner. Overall very good.

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        The Baronetage of England

      London - Printed for G. Woodfall etc, 1771 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three volumes bound in full leather with gilt titles to the spine, gilt detailing to the boards, and collates complete with 36 plates and in a lovely original binding. Scarce. Containing a genealogical and historical account of all the English Baronets now existing, with their descents, marriages, and memorable actions both in war and peace. Collected from authentic manuscripts, records, old wills, our best historians, and other authorities. Illustrated with their Coats of Arms, engraven on copper-plates. Also a list of all the Baronets who have been advanced to that dignity, from the first institution thereof. To which is added, an account of such Nova-Scotis Baronets as are of English families; and a Dictionary of Heraldry, explaining such terms as are commonly used in English Armory. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm, although the outer hinges are slightly cracked. There is some mildwear to the extremities includingslight bumping to the corners and slight rubbing to the spines. Internally the pages are clean and bright. Overall the volumes are in very good condition..

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        LS ("Joseph Core[gent]").

      Vienna, 3. III. 1771. - 4to (224 × 175 mm). 1 p. on a single bifolium. Addressed to Nicolaus Esterházy nicknamed "the Splendid", in German. - The later emperor Joseph II, famous for his enlightened and anti-clerical reforms, writes to Nikolaus Esterházy, the Hungarian prince and main patron of the composer Joseph Haydn, about another Hungarian noble, the count Christoph Erdödy, whose lavish lifestyle had forced him to borrow immense sums of money. Joseph complains that Erdödy’s "confused legal disputes" ("seine verwirrten Rechtshändel") seem to drag his own name into these affairs. He asks Esterházy to investigate Erdödy’s conduct and give him the warning that Joseph might be very displeased. Later in the 1770s Erdödy had to sell some of his land and estates. - Light browning, slight flaw to verso from opening of the seal (of which some remnants survive), but otherwise in fine and fresh condition. Provenance: Alfred Bovet (1831-91), his sale Charavay, 1887, lot 97.

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        Mantissa Plantarum altera generum editionis VI. & specierum editionis II.

      Holmiae, L. Salvii, 1771. pp. (6), 143-588. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spine with gilt lettered label. A fine copy of the second 'Mantissa' which was published separately, in a much too small edition. It is an indispensable supplement to the 'Species Plantarum'. It also contains tucked away a zoological appendix, in fact the second appendix 'Regni animalis appendix' (pp. 521-552). W. Junk in 1935 made a reprint of these two appendices 'Linné Systema Naturae: Appendices Zoologicae. Holmiae 1768-1771. together with a commentary. "Der II. Nachtrag enthält auf 32 Seiten 123 Tiere (34 Vertebrata, 49 Insekten... und 40 Vermes, die allerdings grössenteils Mollusken sind" (Junk p. 8).//The second 'Mantissa' is a very rare item. Already in 1916 Dr. W. Junk stated: 'Jetzt fast unauffindbar' and in his '5o Jahre Antiquar' he calls it a 'Rarissimum'./"Linnaeus should be granted the last word on his taxonomic method. The preface to the second part of his 'Mantissa', dated 1 September 1771, contains this summary, composed in 'the twilight of his life'. It is given here in Svenson's translation (1945): 'Some botanists talk loudly about the 'Natural Orders' in place of a method, but so long as there is no essential character of an order, by which the genera can be combined or distinguished from those of different orders, these orders remain as a bell without a clapper. However, their use in other respects may be of the greatest importance' (Stafleu, Linnaeus and the Linnaeans p. 139). Small piece of paper cut away and replaced at the lower margin of the title-page not affecting the text.//Provenance: Stamp of Joh. Eustach von Görtz, Prussian diplomat (1737-1821) on title-page.//Hunt 596; Hulth 25; Sandberg, A catalogue of the works of Linnaeus no. 114; Stafleu & Cowan 4831.

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        An Analysis of the Laws of England. Sixth Edition. Eller 223

      Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford 1771 - Contemporary calf, rebacked, some foxing to the title and a bit elsewhere, else a good copy, with the two folding tables, the margin of one a bit frayed The received edition of Blackstone's analytical schema underlying his Commentaries, and the only edition to appear after the publication of his famous work, this edition designed to correspond "exactly" [Blackstone's word] with them

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        Oeuvres poétiques : Histoire de Daphné, poëme dédié aux nymphes du Palais Royal / Le Bois de Boulogne, Poeme / Les Deux Circassiennes, ou Lettres de Reski et D'Amida, Anecdote Turque

      S.n., S.L. [Paris] 1771 - An interesting little book by an unknown author, (possibly Paul Ulric Dubuisson, b. 1746 Laval, d. March 1794 Paris by execution). Rebound into quarter maroon leather and marbled boards, 5 raised bands, gilt spine lettering, all edges gilt, pp. 100, title-page vignette, woodcut head and tail pieces with the name in the plate of Beugnet. Some tanning to page margins with light spotting and "thumbing", otherwise a near fine copy of a rare item. Could only locate one incomplete copy at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geodaesia: or the Art of Surveying and Measuring Land Made Easy

      J Rivington, London, 1771. Ninth Edition Corrected and Improved. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book size). xviii, 196, xvii, 4, xxiv, xiii, 8. .. Includes: showing by plain and practical rules, to survey, protract, cast up, reduce or divide any piece of land whatsoever; with new tables fro the ease of the surveyor in reducing the measure of land. Moreover a facile and sure way of surveying by the chain than has hitherto been taught as also to lay out new lands in America or elsewhere: and how to make a perfect Map of a River's Mouth or Harbour; with several other things never before published in our language. This ninth edition, corrected and improved by Samuel Clark.Full calf binding with red title label bearing gilt title on spine. Boards bumped at edges, scratched and worn. Outer hinges starting to crack but boards still very firmly attached. Very slightly lacking at top of spine otherwise a fine tight copy. Internally, occasional moisture traces to margins not affecting text else overall a good clean sound copy given its age. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 18th century; Mathematics. Inventory No: 14586..

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        ELOGJ DEGLI UOMINI ILLUSTRI TOSCANI.

      1771-1774, Lucca, 1771 - 4 voll. in-8 gr., pp. (6), CCCLXXXVIII; (4), CCCXC; (4), CCCC; (4), 2, (4), DCCCXLVII (gli ultimi 2 voll. hanno num. cont. in caratteri romani), bella leg. cart. rust. coevo con tit. ms. ai d. Front. entro elegante cornice e 4 antip. Su ciascun vol. antip. allegorico inc. in rame da B. Eredi su dis. di S. Pacini. Testat. e final. inc. in rame. Seconda rara edizione sulla prima in folio del 1761-73, l'opera contiene le biografie di più di 200 personaggi illustri di Toscana per cura di vari autori tra cui il fiorentino Giuseppe Pelli. Moreni I, 339, nota. Seconda ediz. Moreni I p. 339. Manca a Lozzi. Belliss. esempl. [056]

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        Payment instruction signed ("Louis").

      Versailles, 1. X. 1771. - Folio. 1 p. To his treasurer Joseph Micault d'Harvelay (1723-86), instructing him to issue 200 Livres to the widow of the soldier Timballier, who had served in Louis' Gardes-de-corps. - Countersigned by Secrétaire d'État Philippeaux. Some brownstaining. Edges rather frayed; loss to top left corner.

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        The history of Great Britain, from the first invasion of it by the Romans . / written on a new plan by Robert Henry - [Complete in 6 volumes]

      London : Printed for the author, and sold by T. Cadell 1771 - Physical description 6 v. : port., maps ; 28 cm. (4to). Notes; Vols II and III bear the imprint: Edinburgh: printed for the author, and sold by T. Cadell, London; vol. IV: Edinburgh: printed for the author. Sold by T. Cadell, and T. Longman, London; vol. V: Edinburgh: printed for the author. Sold by T. Cadell, and T. Longman, London, and by all the booksellers in Edinburgh; vol. VI: London: printed for A. Strahan, and T. Cadell. Vol. VI was published posthumously, with chapters 5 and 7 and the appendix by Malcom Laing - Advertisement p. [5] of Vol.VI. Vol. VI also contains "An account of the life of the author" and a final advertisement leaf. Subjects; Great Britain - History - Early works to 1800. Other names; Laing, Malcolm, 1762-1818. Cadell, Thomas, [bookseller]. Longman, Thomas, [bookseller]. Strahan, A., [bookseller]. Referenced by: ESTC, T93697. Very good copies all in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with a contrasting Morocco gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 12 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Om Odin og den Hedniske Gudelære og Gudstieneste udi Norden. Kiøbenhavn 1771. (6) + 382 + (1) s.

      Kiøbenhavn 1771. (8) + 382 + (1) s. 4to. Samt. helskinnbd. med fem opph. bind. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Navn på forsatsbl. Fint eks.. *Boken har tilhørt Rikard Berge og har hans navnetrekk på fribl

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        LIST OF MONIES OWED TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UPPER HOUSE OF THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR THE OCTOBER 1771 SESSION, SIGNED BY ROGER SHERMAN, OLIVER WOLCOTT AND OTHERS].

      [Np, but likely New Haven]. November 1771. - [1]p. plus integral docketing leaf. Folio. Backed with tissue. Faint old fold lines. A few small edge tears at folds, repaired. Minor soiling. Very good. In a red half morocco and cloth clamshell case, spine gilt. List of monies paid to twelve members of the House of Assistants of the Connecticut General Assembly, signed by several of them, including two future Signers of the Declaration of Independence, Roger Sherman and Oliver Wolcott. Sherman is notable as the only person to sign all four of the major foundational documents of United States - the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution. He also served on the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, and later drafted the Connecticut Compromise for the U.S. Constitution, which proposed a bicameral representative government and guaranteed equal representation in the Senate for every state, no matter its size. Wolcott signed not only the Declaration, but also the Articles of Confederation, and later served as Connecticut's fourth governor. This document was likely written up at New Haven, which served as the joint capital of Connecticut with Hartford until 1776, hosting the October legislative sessions. In addition to Sherman and Wolcott, it is signed by representatives William Pitkin, Robert Walker, Abraham Davenport, William Samuel Johnson, Joseph Spencer. The remaining members are noted as having been "paid by receipt." It is docketed on the verso and signed by Joseph Trumbull, deputy to the Assembly. For his time in the House of Assistants (later the Connecticut Senate), Sherman was paid £6/18/0; Wolcott, £5/15/4. A nice document, signed by two future Signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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        Histoire des Celtes, et Particulierement des Gaulois et des Germains

      Paris: Quillau, 1771. Hardcover. Good. "Depuis les Tems fabuleux, jusqu'a la Prise de Rome par les Gaulois, Par-Simon Pelloutier, Pasteur de l'Eglise Francoise de Berlin, Membre & Bibliothecaire de l'Academie Royale des Sciences & Belles-Lettres de Prusse". -- lvi, 634, viii, 510 p. 26 cm. 1/2 leather, wear to edges, some chips in spine, scuffing to cover, a few small chips to spine labels, corners bumped. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, a few very small spots and scuffs. Vol. 1: corner torn on p. xxvii, initials in ink on back paste-down endpaper. Vol. 2: small chip in front free endpaper, stain on p. 156. Simon Pelloutier (1694-1757), French historian and Protestant minister, served as the librarian of the Academy of Sciences in Berlin. This, his most important work, was first published in The Hague 1740-50 and was used by Gibbon in his Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

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        CONFÉRENCES ECCLESIASTIQUES DU DIOCESE D'ANGERS

      Pierre-Louis Dubé, Angérs 1771 - 18 Volumes compostos dos seguintes temas: SUR LES IRRÉGULARITÉS (1 Vol. de VIII-358 pp.). SUR LES CONTRATS & LES RESTITUTIONS (2 Vols. de VI-372 / VIII-406 pp.). SUR LES MATIERES BÉNÉFICIALES ET LA SIMONIE (1 Vol. de XII-512 pp). SUR LA GRACE (2 Vols. de 494-XXXI / 587-XXIX pp.). SUR LES CENSURES (2 Vols de VIII-792 pp.). SUR LES CAS RÉSERVÉS (2 Vols de XLVIII-431 //XXIV-444 pp.). SUR LES ÉTATS (1 Vol. de [8]346-[30] pp.). SUR LE SACREMENT DE PÉNITENCE, SUR LES INDULGENCES ET L'EXTRÊME-ONCTION (2 Vols. de XI-691 pp.). SUR LE SACREMENT DE L'ORDRE (1 Vol. de VIII-400 PP.). SUR LES LOIX (2 Vols de XVI-521-[14] / VIII-535 pp.). SUR LES COMMANDEMENS DE DIEU (Só Vol. II. de VIII-563 pp.). SUR LE MARIAGE, COMME SACREMENT ET COMME CONTRAT CIVIL (Sómente Vol. II. com VIII-408 pp.). Encadernações da época em inteira de pele, com ferros a ouro e filetes em relevo, cortes a vermelho. Bom estado geral. In-12º (170x105) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VÖGEL. - Amsel. 1. The Ring-Ouzel. Turdus torquatus. Die Ringelamsel. 2. The Water-Ouzel. Merula aquatica. Die Wasseramsel. 3. The Tittlark. Alaudae pratensis uarietas, pedibus nigricantibus. Die Wiesenlerche mit schwärzlichen Füssen.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 40 x 30 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

      [Bookseller: Franziska Bierl Antiquariat]
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        COMMENTARII TOTIUS SACRAE SCRIPTURAE

      - R. P. Joannis Stephani Menochii Doctoris Theologi. Commentarii totius Sacrae Scripturae . .- Venetiis, Apud Remondini, M. DCC. LXXI (1771); 3 tomos en un volumen en folio mayor plena piel de cerdo sobre tabla, con nervios en lomo y gofrados de estilo renacentista en tapas, cierres metálicos y cortes pintados, 1º, XX-352 páginas. 2º, 396 páginas. 3º, 416 páginas. 1 mapa de Tierra Santa plegado (84 x 38 cm.) Texto a dos columnas. Capitulares. Buen ejemplar.

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        VÖGEL. "1. The Gold finch. Atricapilla tertia Aldrou. Meerschwarzplättlein. Kram. 2. The Willow-Wren. Trochilus. Das Weidenzeislein. 3. The golden-crested Wren. Regulus cristatus. Das Goldhähnlein. 4. The White-Throat. Parus cinereus Briss. Das Weisskehlchen. 5. The Blackcap. Atricapilla Gesn. Der Mönch mit der Schwarzen Platte. 6. The Redstart. Ruticilla. Phoenicurus. Das Waldrothschwänzlein, mas. 7. Femina. Das Weibchen". 7 Darstellungen auf einem Blatt.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 43,5 x 29,5 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        Traité de la circulation et du crédit

      Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey,, 1771. Contenant une analyse raisonnée des fonds d'Angleterre, & de ce qu'on appelle commerce ou jeu d'actions; un examen critique de plusiers traités sur les impôts, les finances, l'agriculture, la population, le commerce &c. précédé de l'extrait d'un ouvrage intitulé bilan général & raisonné de l'Angleterre depuis 1600 jusqu'en 1761; & suivi d'une lettre sur la Jalousie du Commerce, où l'on prouve que l'intérêt des puissances commerçantes ne se croise point, &c. avec un tableau de ce qu'on appelle commerce, ou plutôt jeu d'actions, en Hollande. Octavo (198 x 118 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, spine decorated gilt in compartments, red morocco label. With the additional 8-page note on the state of English finances in 1770 (interim half-sheet H*) and the errata leaf inserted after p. 128. A little surface wear to rear board, one leaf with small portion of blank upper margin missing. An excellent copy in a superb contemporary binding. First edition of this "sound and ingenious" (McCulloch) work on revenue and stock exchange transactions. The main premise of Pinto's argument is that the national debt, instead of being a burden, has been the principal source of the wealth and power of England. The work excited much controversy on publication: it was translated into English by Rev. S. Baggs, and published with notes, in 1774. Pinto (1715–1787) was born in Amsterdam. He was descended from a Portuguese family and lived for some time at Bordeaux. "He then settled in Holland, where he soon made a large fortune and an equally great reputation. The Stathouder William IV (1747–51) had a very high opinion of his advice, both on administration and finance. He was as tolerant as he was high-minded, and his benevolence won him popularity" (Palgrave).

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        Manifiesto, que el real convento de religiosas de Jesus Maria de Mexico, de el real patronato, sujeto a el orden de la purissima e immaculada concepcion, hace a el sagrado concilio provincial

      [Mexico City]: En la Imprenta de D. Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros, 1771.

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        VÖGEL. - Nachtigall. 1. The Petty-Cheps. Ficedula. Die braune Grasemücke. 2. The Nidhtingale. Luscinia. Die Nachtigall. 3. et 4. The male and female Hedge Sparrow. Curruca Sepiaria Briss. Der Zaunschliesser. mas. et fem. 5. et 6. The male and female Wheat-Ear. Oenanthe, mas. et. fem. Der Steinschmatzer.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich nach P. Paillou von Johann Jakob Haid und Sohn, Augsburg, 1771-78, 48,5 x 32 cm. Nissen IVB, 771. - Aus "Vögel. Nach der neuen englischen Ausgabe des Herrn Thomas Pennant, in das Lateinische und Deutsche übersetzt, und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Gottlieb von Murr." - Eines der imposantesten und zugleich seltensten jemals in Deutschland publizierten Prachtwerke der Ornithologie. - Johann Jakob Haid (1704-1767), Schüler von Georg Philipp Rugendas und Johann Elias Ridinger, gründete in Augsburg einen großen Verlag, der von seinem Sohn Johann Elias Haid (1739-1809) weitergeführt wurde (Thieme/Becker XV, 481f). Originally coloured copper-engraving by Johann Jakod Haid from "Vögel" published in Augsburg 1771-78. - One of the rarest and most impressive books of birds ever published in Germany. - In very goog condition.

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        A NEW VERSION OF THE PSALMS OF DAVID. Fitted to the Tunes used in Churches. (bound with) A Collection of Hymns from Dr. Watts, &c.

      Printed by John Fleeming and Sold at his Shop in King-Street opposite the south door of the Town-House, Boston 1771 - 257, 75, [1] pp. 16mo (15 x 19 cm.). Contemporary plain wrappers. Old inscription to front wrapper and "Tate & Brady - 1761" (sic) in same hand on spine. Signed on front wrapper by Ebenezer Alden - a descendant of Mayflower passengers John and Priscilla Alden - and on title page by his granddaughter, Louisa Alden Sprague. Inscription by Alden on front wrapper reads: "This version was used in the Congregation at Cambridge while I was a member of College - and last under the ministry of Rev. Dr. Holmes in 1808." Dr. Ebenezer Alden, Jr. (1788-1881) was in the seventh generation descended from John Alden of the Mayflower. He entered Harvard University in 1804 and graduated in 1808. He studied medicine at Dartmouth and the University of Pennsylvania where he received his MD degree in 1811. He served as a military surgeon from 1812 to 1821 when he was discharged and began his private practice in Randolph, Mass. - continuing until his death in 1881. A compelling association for this early American imprint. Evans 11990. Front wrapper nearly detached, much of wrapper spine portion perished, leaved browned, upper corners of last section creased with some of corner tips. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE ELEMENTS OF HERALDRY, containing A clear Definition and concise historical Account. The Origin and divers kinds of Coats-of-arms. The severals sorts of Escutcheons, Tinctures, Charges and Ornaments used. Embellished with. 24 copper-plates.

      T. Carnan & F. Newbery, London 1771 - 21x13'5, anteport, frontis grab, port, XXp, 254p, 27h, 24 láms. grabs. al cobre, ils. en texto. Plena piel, plano ant. en parte desprendido, lomo con nervios y tejuelo, forro de millard. - Segunda edición corregida. Contiene más de 500 ejemplos de escudos de armas, la explicación del significado alegórico de especies animales y vegetales y, como anexo, un diccionario de términos técnicos usados en heráldica. 1771

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        Etat actuel de la musique du Roi, et des trois spectacles de Paris.

      Paris: Chez Vente Librairie, 1771. - A review of music, theatre, dance, etc. This book documents entertainment in Paris just before the revolution. These almanacs were issued annually from 1667 to 1778. Twelvemo. iv, [12], 140, [12] pp. Five full-page engravings. Contemporary burgundy morocco, gilt flat spine, tooled in seven panels, gilt decorated borders on both covers, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. Decorative endpapers, with gilt star pattern. Old ink annotation on a preliminary blank. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES COMEDIES DE TERENCE. Traduction nouvelle, avec le texte latin à côté, et des notes.

      - Paris, Ant. Jombert père et fils, imprimerie Louis Cellot, 1771. 13x20 cm. Ouvrage en trois volumes, orné de 7 gravures hors-texte (dont un frontispice en tête du premier tome). Tranches marbrées. Superbes reliures de l’époque en pleine basane racinée. Encadrements dorés sur les plats. Dos lisses ornés de filets dorés. Pièces de tomaison en vert et pièces de titre en rouge. Quelques rares petites rousseurs pâles, sinon magnifique ensemble. (envoi de photos sur demande).

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        A Letter from Dr. Franklyn, F.R.S. to the Astronomer Royal; containing an Observation of the Transit of Mercury over the Sun, November 9th 1769: By John Winthrop, Esq; F.R.S. Hollisian Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Cambridge, New England.

      London 1771 - First printing, single leaf 4to., printed both sides, page numbered (51-2), disbound. The first printing of an important letter by Benjamin Franklin in which he makes observations on Winthrop's observations of the transit of Mercury over the sun. Extracted from the 1771 issue of the Transactions of the Philosophical Society. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Some Historical Account of Guinea, Its Situation, Produce and the feneral Disposition of its Inhabitants. With An inquiry into the Rise and Progress of the Slave-Trade, its Nature and lamentable Effects Also A Re-publication of the Sentiments of several Authors of Note, on this interesting Subject; particularly an Extract of a Treatise, by Granville Sharp

      Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Crukshank. 1771. First. First edition. 12mo. 144pp., 53pp., (6pp) index (the Sharp extract is appended at the end with its own pagination). Contemporary full calf. Old ex-library copy with bookplate, small label on the spine, an old pocket on the rear fly, and a perforated stamp on the title page; chips on the front free endpaper, else a very good copy. An important account of the African slave trade by Benezet, a Philadelphia Quaker whose writings and activities stood as a model for future abolitionists. Sabin 4689. .

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        Some Historical Account of Guinea . . . With an Inquiry into the Rise and Progress of the Slave-Trade, its Nature and Lamentable Effects. Also, A Re-Publication of the Sentiments of Several Authors of Note, on this Interesting Subject; Particularly an Extract of a Treatise, by Granville Sharp

      Printed by Joseph Crukshank. First edition.. A good, sound copy.. Evans 11985; Sabin 4689. 12mo, recent full calf (some browning; a few leaves sprung, with a little chipping and worming with the loss of a few words in the index). An important account of the African slave trade from the French-born Quaker and Philadelphia resident Benezet, who was an advocate of and activist for abolition. His views influenced those of English abolitionists William Wilberforce and Thomas Clarkson. The extract from Granville Sharp was issued with this title, with its own title page dated Philadelphia, 1771. Inscribed at the head of the title page to ?John Roper - the gift of / the author sent by Jon. Oxley from / America.? A library duplicate, from Fisk University in Nashville, with a blind-stamp and two ink stamps on the title and a blind-stamp in the text. Bound without a preliminary leaf (half-title?); gathering N is in the third state, with page 139 correctly numbered and the first word of the final line ?proper.?

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        Minutes of the Proceedings before the Lords Committees for Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey

      Dublin: N.p., 1771. Original stabbed marbled wraps, lightly worn, a very good crisp copy, 64 pages, with the date of 1771 changed manually to 1772; five copies in ESTC A rare work recording the final decision upon the English estates part of "the most dramatic case ever arising under British law", memorialized in part in Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle" and featuring multiple bigamous marriages, forgery and perjury

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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 [etc.]. Eller 254

      London: Printed for T. Cadell, Successor to Mr. Millar, in the Strand, 1771. Contemporary calf, quite worn, adequately rebacked; a clean copy The most thorough (and 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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        BUCOLICAS con la ecloga (egloga) a la muerte del poeta Jayme (Jaime) Vanier y explicacion de su primer libro

      - **(ENVIO GRATIS = CORREO ORDINARIO // CERTIFICADO = 4-6 EUR. // CONTRAREEMBOLSO = 7-9 EUR.)** Ed. Miguel Bro; Gerona. 1771. Castellano antiguo. Pergamino. 14x10 cms. 18h+288 pags. Traducido en prosa al castellano por Pedro Bes y Labet. La fecha de impresión no figura en la obra pero si en Palau. Buen estado de conservacion, unicamente leves manchitas de oxido que se intensifican en algunas paginas, sin inpedir la lectura. LITERATURA CLASICA.

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