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        Flying Squirrel [Glaucomys volans]

      printed for Benjamin White, London 1771 - A fine image from Catesby's 'The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands', "the most famous colour-plate book of American plant and animal life.a fundamental and original work for the study of American species" (Hunt) The southern flying squirrel can commonly be found in the deciduous forests of eastern North America and occasionally in Mexico and parts of South America. They are small, agile animals that have a unique patagium or gliding membrane that connects the front and hind legs and enables them to glide long distances. Their large eyes, which are adapted for their nocturnal behavior, also distinguish them from the regular squirrel. Trained as a botanist, Catesby travelled to Virginia in 1712 and remained there for seven years, sending back to England collections of plants and seeds. With the encouragement of Sir Hans Sloane and others, Catesby returned to America in 1722 to seek materials for his 'Natural History'; he travelled extensively in Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and the Bahamas, sending back further specimens. His preface provides a lengthy account of the development of this work, including his decision to study with Joseph Goupy in order to learn to etch his plates himself to ensure accuracy and economy. A lovely and important work, embodying the most impressive record made during the colonial period of the natural history of an American colony. The most significant work of American natural history before Audubon's Birds of America . Cf. Anker 95; cf. Clark I:55; cf. Dunthorne 72; cf. Fine Bird Books (1990), p. 86; cf. Great Flower Books (1990), p.85; cf. Meisel III:340; cf. Nissen BBI 336, IVB 177; cf. Sabin 11509; cf. Stafleu & Cowan TL2 1057; cf. Wood p. 282; cf. Amy Meyers and Margaret Pritchard, Empire's Nature, Mark Catesby's New World Vision , Williamsburg, 1998. Hand-coloured copper engraving, on fine laid paper. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The Vicar of Bray : A Tale.

      London, printed for R. Baldwin 1771. - First Edition, 2 Vols, tall 12mo [binding c.17.5 x 11 cms], very smartly and handsomely bound in modern period-style polished tan calf, the spines ruled and numbered in gilt, and with red morocco labels. First and last leaf in both vols a little browned around the margin from contact with the turn-ins of the original binding, Vol 1 with tiny piece nipped from top corner of first two leaves, occasional light spotting of text. Overall an exceptional copy, very bright and attractive. ** Extremely rare 18th century Libertine novel based on the life and times of the legendary Vicar of Bray, who supposedly contorted his religious affiliations to suit the changing times - from a supporter of Divine Right under Charles II, a papist under James II, moderate under William, tory under Anne, whig under George and lusty protestant under succeeding Hanovers. The final leaf of Vol 2 prints the text of the famous satirical Ballad of the Vicar of Bray. ** The novel presents the Vicar as an anti-hero, ultimately disgraced, who, together with his aristocratic friends and patrons, not only tacks and gybes to the political weather, but also cuts a despicable swathe through the innocent women of town and country. The Vicar, who had 'an unconquerable aversion to the clerical character', is 'deep read in the mystery of politics' and 'does not scruple to become all things to all men'. Worse, he 'never saw a woman without forming designs upon her, nor never succeeded in his attempts without abandoning her to the complicated miseries of distress, poverty, guilt and disgrace'. ** Top corner of both title-pages neatly signed Horace O. Bayfield, LRCPE, Surgeon. Bayfield 1843 - 1917 was a Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh. He was born in Charlotte, Canada, the son of the distinguished British surveyor of the Canadian coast Admiral Henry Wolsey Bayfield. ** This novel is very rare : only two copies of this two-volume First Edition are held in British Libraries : and only three copies of the one-volume Irish Edition of 1771. A one-volume New Edition was issued in 1779, of which only one copy is held. ** The legendary story of The Vicar of Bray was the basis for an 1882 comic opera, and for a 1937 film starring Stanley Holloway. **** To confirm availability before ordering, please click the link Ask Bookseller A Question. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description d'un nouveau pont de pierre, construit sur la riviere d'Allier a Moulins.

      Lottin, Paris 1771 - Folio [48 x 34 cm], (1) f., 47 pp. with 5 full-page and 11 folding copper engravings illustrating the topography, the different stages of the construction project, and the engineering machinery used. Bound in contemporary cartonnage, spine reinforced with old vellum. The usual uniform toning and very occasional light marginal foxing; worming in gutter margin of p. 13-14, not affecting printed surface. Very good, with sharp impressions of the plates, which are all in excellent condition. First and only edition of a landmark book on bridge engineering on rivers, important not only for its bold solution for a complex site but also for many novel machines used in the course of construction. ¿Since its appearance the present work has been recognized for its great utility to engineers charged with the construction of other similar bridges¿ (Roberts & Trent). The numerous full-page and folding plates illustrate the bridge at various stages of completion, as well as the machinery used¿dredges, pile drivers, hoists and winches, etc. A very handsome volume on the subject, with monumental and superb folding illustrations (including one 126 cm long) documenting step-by-step the works in progress. In the fifty years prior to publication, three bridges in stone¿one built by the famous Hardouin Mansard-- and a fourth constructed of wood had collapsed at Moulins, on the river Allier in France. Régemortes attributed their collapse to insufficient foundational support in the river¿s sandy bed, as the latter was subject to gradual erosion. By contrast, Régemortes placed his foundations on the river¿s banks, and gained additional structural support from a small island in the center, along with a complex system of embankments, levees and a canal. The construction of the Moulins bridge, which took 10 years, was a great success: the work gained instant recognition and became a classic in the field of civil engineering. * Roberts & Trent, Bibliotheca Mechanica, p. 274; NBG XLI. 837. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POMOLOGIE, OU DESCRIPTION DES MEILLEURES SORTES DE POMMES ET DE POIRES que l'on estime et cultive le plus, soit aux Pays-Bas, soit en Allemagne, en France, en Anglaterre, et&.

      Imp. M. Magérus. Amsterdam, 1771 - . 30,5 cm. 2 h., 139 pág. Error de numeración en la última página (consta como 339), pero texto completo. Ilustr. con 20 lám. calcográficas plegadas, a color, fuera del texto, grabadas por J. C. Philips y J. Folkema a partir de dibujos del autor. BNF 30687002. [Sigue:] FRUCTOLOGIE, OU DESCRIPTION DES ARBRES FRUITIERS; AINSI QUE DES FRUITS que l'on plante et qu'on cultive ordinairement dans les jardins. Id. Id. 205 pág. Ilustr. con 19 lám. a color, plegadas, fuera del texto. BNF 30687001. Capitulares y "culs-de-lampe" xilográficas. Dos obras enc. en un vol. en pergamino algo mareado, nervios, cortes pintados. Portadas intercambiadas. Puntos de óxido. * He aquí el libro sobre pomología y fructología más popular del siglo XVIII, magníficamente ilustrado, elaborado por Jean Herman Knoop (1700-1769), jardinero de la princesa de Orange en Marienburg. Ambas obras se encuentran frecuentemente reunidas, como indica Brunet (4986). La primera edición holandesa, que contiene el mismo número de láminas, vio la luz en 1758 y se reimprimió posteriormente en 1763 y 1790. La Pomologie analiza las diferentes variedades de manzanas y peras: aspecto, cualidades, sabor, textura, época de maduración, etc. Incluye una utilísima tabla con el nombre ordinario de la variedad, sus sinónimos y la denominación que recibe en otros países. En cuanto a la Fructologie, además del manzano y el peral, describe el cerezo, ciruelo, albaricoque, melocotonero, almendro, higuera, vid, castaño, nogal, avellano, níspero, morera, frambueso, etc. Jan Caspar Philips (1700-c.1773) y Jacob Folkema (1692-1767) se encargaron de los grabados. El primero, diseñador y grabador, trabajó en Amsterdam y fue maestro de Simon Fokke y de su sobrino el también grabador Caspar Jacobsz Philips. Folkema, por su parte, fue discípulo de su padre, el orfebre Johann Jakobz Folkema, y de Bernard Picart en Amsterdam. Dunthorne, Flower and fruit prints of the 18th and early 19th centuries, 171. Árboles frutales. Pomología. Arbres i arbusts Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 francés [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        The Oceana and Other Works of James Harrington, with an Account of His Life By John Toland

      T. Becket and T. Cadell, London 1771 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Essai sur l'Usage de l'Artillerie, dans la Guerre de Campagne & dans celle de Sieges. Par un Officier du Corps; [Bound with:] [—] Recueil de Quelques Petits Ouvrages, qui peuvent servir de Supplément à l'Essai sur l'Usage de l'Artillerie.

      Amsterdam, Arckstée & Merkus, 1771 - 2 works in 1 vol., octavo (202 × 128 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with panels of plain and broken lines, enclosing a floral device with bird on branch, double foliate roll at the tail, red morocco lettering piece, gilt edge-rolls, edges sprinkled in red. A superb copy, the spine just a touch sunned and slightly dry, very minor shelf-wear, internally beautifully fresh, the plates still resistant to unfolding. 3 folding engraved maps and plans to the first, 1 folding diagrammatic engraved plate to the second. First Edition. Uncommon: of the first named, COPAC has just Oxford and BL, OCLC has nine locations, and also a number of manuscript copies, including one made as late as 1812 held by Princeton. Of the second, COPAC lists just the BL, and OCLC locates six, and one copy bound together as here held by Princeton. Du Puget exercised considerable influence on Guibert who in turn was the basis for many of du Teil's formulations for the development of the rôle of field artillery which saw practical implementation under Napoleon. The Macclesfield copy, with Shirburn Castle bookplate to the front free endpaper and embossed stamp through the first few leaves, and the bookplate of Lieutenant-General George Lane Parker, younger son of the second earl, to the front pastedown. Parker served for more than twenty years in the 1st Foot Guards. In 1773 at rank of major-general he was appointed colonel of the 20th Foot and saw service in the War of Independence. One of his contributions to the Shirburn castle library was a remarkable collection of books detailing the professional interests of a soldier in the latter part of the 18th century. A splendid copy with excellent provenance. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Storia Naturale, Generale, e Particolare.trasportata Dal Francese. Vol. 1-31.

      G. Galeazzi, Milano 1771 - [Figurato mammiferi] (cm. 19,5) volumi 31 ben legati in ottimo cartonato originale, titolo al dorso.-- pagg. 8276 complessive + 2 carte geografiche più volte ripiegate + 529 tavole f.t. finemente incise in rame. Sezione completa dei mammiferi di questa monumentale opera, cui negli anni successivi furono pubblicati altri 6 volumi sugli uccelli. A volte salta la numerazione delle tavole che è incerta o errata e sembrano mancare 8 tavole? Ma gli esemplari che abbiamo controllato hanno sempre un numero diverso di tavole e in ogni caso inferiore al nostro. Anche Nissen la cita con sole 525 tavv. mentre il nostro ne ha 531 complessive. Magnifico esemplare a pieni margini con barbe. I volumi sono in tutto 32 poichè il primo è doppio. * Nissen I 727.[f42] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA]
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        NOUVEAU TRAITE DES VAPEURS, OU TRAITE DES MALADIES DES NERFS.

      - 1771. Lyon, V. Reguilliat. 1 vol. in-12: XCVI pp.: fx-t., titre, 6 pp. d'avant-propos, 22 pp. de réponse au journaliste de Bouillon, 39 pp. de " recherches sur les vrais Principes de l'Animalité. ", 18 pp. de notes, 8 pp. de table des chapitres et matières; 352 pp.; (3 ff.: 1 p. d'approbations, 3 pp. de privilège, bl.). Basane. Dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin brun, tranches marbrées, intérieur marbré. Reliure usagée et frottée, coiffe supérieure endommagée. Bon état intérieur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        "SERIE di molti vocaboli Italiani, che mancano nel dizionario Inglese con la loro versione."

      Venice: Antonio Zatta. 1771. "Only edition; 12mo, pp. [2] [1]-116; the leaf following the title bears a (undecipherable by me) cryptogram; full contemporary vellum, red morocco label on spine; orig. ribbon marker intact. Alston XII, 79 locating only the Berkeley and Univ. Minn. copies; NUC the same. """"Apparently published as a criticism of Baretti's Italian-English dictionary, which was first published in 1760 and appeared in a new edition in 1771. However, most of the words listed are either archaic or variants (istare for stare; percuratore for procuratore), both categories which Baretti viewed as having no place in a modern dictionary, and for the inclusion of which he vigorously attacked the Crusca"""" (Thomson)."

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        Histoire Universelle, depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'a présent / traduite de l'anglois par une société de gens de lettres, &c. Tome 34. Contenant l'Histoire de la République de Florence

      Amsterdam : Arkstée et Merkus 1771 - ~ Translator: Préface du traducteur ~ Carte dépliable du Grand Duché de Toscane, gravée par T. Koning, 1771 ~ Veau marbré d'époque, dos à nerfs, caissons dorés, titre doré sur p.d.t. fauve, filet à froid autour des plats, tranches rouges, signet soie verte ~ 1f+XXXVIIIp+1f+596p ~ 27x21x4cm. ~ Dos légèrement frotté avec petit manque de cuir, par ailleurs très bon exemplaire, l'intérieur en parfait état et très frais ~ Heavy item, circa 1.9 Kg. Extra postage costs may apply (please ask for quotation before ordering, clicking on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button to be found below) / Additional images available/ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Statuts, ordonnances et règlemens de la communauté des marchands tailleurs d'habits, couturiers-pourpointiers de la ville, fauxbourgs & banlieue de Rouen, réimprimés en l'année 1771, par les soins & sous la gestion de MM. Pierre Carel, ancien Garde, Jean Alleaume, Garde comptable, & Jacques Pottier l'aîné, Charles Ricard, Pierre Drouve, Gardes en charge de ladite communauté.

      Rouen, Etienne-Vincent Machuel 1771 - in-4, [4]-46 pp., exemplaire relié avec deux pages de titre, cartonnage Bradel de papier fantaisie, étiquette de titre en long (Pantenier). Dos insolé, mais bon exemplaire. Très rares statuts corporatifs des tailleurs rouennais, fort peu communs à la différence de ceux des merciers et des grainetiers de la même ville. Aucun exemplaire au CCF. Reliées à la suite deux sentences : I. Arrêts de la Cour, confirmatifs d'une sentence rendue au siège de la police de Rouen. [Rouen], Machuel, s.d. [1777], 16 pp. - II. Sentence du siège de la police du bailliage de Rouen, qui homologue la délibération des maîtres tailleurs de cette dite ville (.). [Rouen], Machuel, s.d. [1777], 7 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Historique F. Teissèdre]
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        The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of all the English Baronets Now Existing. Illustrated with Their Coats of Arms. to Which is Added an Account of Such Nova Scotia Baronets As Are of English Families;: And a Dictionary of Heraldry . by E. Kimber and R. Johnson.[Complete in Three Volumes]

      London, Printed For G. Woodfall [Etc. ] 1771 - Edited and continued from the 1741 edition. Illustrated with 346 plates (coats of arms) - Plates printed on both sides. Subjects: Nobility--England--Early works to 1800. Baronetage--Genealogy (England and Nova Scotia) --Early works to 1800. Finely bound all in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with contrasting title and volume gilt-blocked labels. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional detail on request. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The HISTORY Of ENGLAND, From the Earliest Times to the Death of GEORGE II. In Four Volumes.

      Printed for T. Davies,, London: 1771 - Illustrated with half-page copperplate vignettes of the divers monarchs. VG+ (joints tender/period ownership signature to t.p. & front paste-down [Anne Bland (?)]). Period full calf with red & black spine labels. 8vo. 1st edition (NCBEL II, 1199). 4 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Die Inoculation der Liebe. Ein Erzählung.

      Leipzig, Weidmanns Erben und Reich 1771. - 8vo. (1) leaf, 70 pp. Frontispiece, title-vignette and cul-de lampe all engraved by Geyser after Oeser. Later boards (slightly rubbed), gilt spine label. First edition. The illustrations in this copy would appear to be in an early state, and not recorded by some authorities (cf. Deusch in: Philobiblon 10 (1966) H. 1. p. 7 and figs. 12 - 14 or Oehler in: Jahrbuch d. Sammlung Kippenberg 5 (1925). p. 88.). For example, the frontispiece lacks the foliage arrangement, and the loving couple are in mirror image, the face of the snake charmer on the title page is less heavily accentuated and the branches of the tree somewhat simpler, and in the final vignette parts of the scenery disappear into the tree foliage. Apparently it would seem that this copy was a proof copy, whose unsatisfactory illustrations led to corrections. Slightly browned throughout (frontispiece and title more intensively), first and last leaved browned at inner margins. Book-block slightly broken, last leaves with worm-track to inner margins. A good copy with very rare engravings. Goed. IV 1, 582, 3; Borst 231 (mentioning zwo different title vignettes); Brieger 1315; Rümann 1148; Lanck./Oehler II, S. 195; Wilp./G. 2; Hayn-G. III, 433 and VII, 648. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Théâtre du Prince Clénerzow, russe ; Traduit en François, par le Baron de Blening, saxon

      Jorry, Le Jay, Paris 1771 - Deux volumes in-8 (202 x 135 mm), veau havane moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Recueil de huit comédies : Les Faux inconstans, Le Souper ou le mariage à la mode, Le Billet perdu, Les Acteurs de société, Les Bonnes amies, Le Mari médecin, Les Liaisons du jour, Les Hommes à la mode. Exemplaire aux armes de Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex-libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. Bel exemplaire (malgré quelques défauts d'usage, quelques déchirures sans manque de texte, quelques rousseurs). // Two octavo volumes (202 x 135 mm), havana speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns-in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition. Collection of eight comedies : "Les Faux inconstans", "Le Souper ou le mariage à la mode", "Le Billet perdu", "Les Acteurs de société", "Les Bonnes amies", "Le Mari médecin", "Les Liaisons du jour", "Les Hommes à la mode". Copy bearing the arms of Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. Nice copy (despite some defects of use, some tears with no loss of text, some brownings).

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        Il Libro del Cortegiano del conte Baldassar Castiglione

      Vendramini Mosca, Vicenza 1771 - 4 books in 2 volumes: [8]+xvi+255 pages with frontispiece; 205 pages with index and errata. Octavo (8" x 5 3/4) bound in stiff wrappers with lables to spines and deckle edges. This edition not in Bibliotheca Van der Linde-Niemeijeriana; however, there are a number of listings for this title in the bibliography (4315 through 4330), listing 16 editions of various dates and publishers. First published in 1528. Baldassare Castiglione, count of Novilara was an Italian courtier, diplomat, soldier and a prominent Renaissance author. He was born into an illustrious Lombard family at Casatico, near Mantua. In 1494, at the age of sixteen, Castiglione began his humanist studies in Milan, which would eventually form his future writings. However, in 1499, after the death of his father, Castiglione left his studies and Milan to succeed his father as the head of their noble family. Soon his duties seem to have included representative offices for the Gonzaga court. For the Gonzaga he traveled quite often; during one of his missions to Rome, he met Guidobaldo da Montefeltro, duke of Urbino. Urbino was at that time the most refined and elegant among Italian courts, a meeting point of culture ably directed and managed by duchess Elisabetta Gonzaga and her sister-in-law Maria Emilia Pia. The most constant guests included: Pietro Bembo, Giuliano de' Medici, Cardinal Bibbiena, Ottaviano and Federigo Fregoso, and Cesare Gonzaga, a cousin of both Castiglione and the duke. The hosts and guests organized intellectual competitions which resulted in an interesting, stimulating cultural life producing brilliant literary activity. Castiglione wrote about his works and of those of other guests in letters to other princes, maintaining an activity very near to diplomacy, though in a literary form. In 1516, Castiglione was back in Mantua, where he married Ippolita Torelli, descendant of another ancient noble family; two passionate letters he wrote to her, expressing deep sentiment, have survived, but she unfortunately died only four years later. At that time Castiglione was in Rome again as an ambassador, this time for the Duke of Mantua. In 1521 Pope Leo X conceded to him the tonsura (first sacerdotal ceremony), and thereupon began Castiglione's second, ecclesiastical career. In 1528, the year before his death, the book by which he is most famous, The Book of the Courtier (Il Libro del Cortegiano), was published in Venice by the Aldine Press run by Andrea d'Asolo, father-in-law of Aldus Manutius. The book is based on a nostalgic recreation of Castiglione's experience at the court of Duke Guidobaldo da Montefeltro of Urbino at the turn of the sixteenth century. It describes the ideal court and courtier, going into great detail about the philosophical and cultured and lively conversations that occurred at Urbino, presided over by Elisabetta Gonzaga. Castiglione himself does not contribute to the discussion, the book is his tribute to his friendship with the participants of the discussion, all of whom went on to have important positions. The Book of the Courtier caught the "spirit of the times" and was soon translated into Spanish, German, French, and English. One hundred and eight editions were published between 1528 and 1616 alone. (Pietro Aretino's La cortigiana is a parody of this famous work.) Castiglione's depiction of how the ideal gentleman should be educated and behave remained, for better or for worse, the touchstone for all the upper classes of Europe for next five centuries. The work on chess is in the second book of this work. Condition: Old stamps to title of volume two and first un-numbered page of volume one, Spine ends chipped with loss to heal, corners bumped, wrappers rubbed else a good copy of scarce title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Constitution de l'Angleterre

      E. Van Harrevelt, Amsterdam 1771 - In-8 (212 x 134 mm), (2) ff. - 308 pp. - (1) ff. table, veau fauve moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Exemplaire aux armes de Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex-libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (manque de cuir sur la coiffe supérieure, petit trou de ver au bas du dos, coins émoussés, rousseurs). // Octavo (212 x 134 mm), (2) ff. - 308 pp. - (1) ff. table, fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns-in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition. Copy bearing the arms of Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (lack of leather on top of spine, small worm-hole on bottom, corners used, brownings).

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        LE NOUVEAU PARFAIT MARECHAL ou la connoissance générale et universelle DU CHEVAL, divisé en sept traités., Paris, Chez Bailly, 1771

      - cm. 20 base x 26 altezza , buona riegatura settecentesca coeva piena pelle con 5 nervi e fregi, con decorazioni in oro al dorso. IN BUONE CONDIZIONI GENERALI, salvo macchiolinae diffuse. Volume divisé en sept tratés 1o De la Construction, 2o Du haras 3o De l'ecuyer & du Harnois 4o Du medecin, ou traite' des malafies des chevaux 5o Du chirurgien & des operations 6o Du marechal ferrant, 7o De l'apothicaire, ou des remedes avec UN DICTIONNAIRE DES TERMES DE CAVALERIE le toute enrichi de XXIX tables figures en Taille-Douce (PIù volte ripiegate dedicate ai cavalli , con paramenti, attrezzi, parti anatomiche, razze varie, ecc.) ed ancora XX tavole dedicate a "L'apothicaire ou traité des medicamens" con immagini di erbe curative per i cavalli. In molte delle tavole ci sono più figure. Tutte con buona tecnica incisoria e qualit? di stampa. Edition dédiée a Monseignerur le Comte de Maurepas, ministre et secretaire d'état, commandeur des ordres du Roi- Pagine 634 (Una pagina dell'indice ripetuta ed inserita alla fine dopo la n. 634) precedute da 34 pagine non numerate con dedica, prefazione ed indici. La prima edizione di questo volume era uscita nel 1741. François-Alexandre de Gersault (1693-1778) non fu particolarmente felice per quel che riguarda il testo, ma assai apprezzato per le tavole, DISEGNATE DAL VERO dall'autore stesso e spesso imitate in opere successive; fu probabilmente proprio l'abilit? come disegnatore dimostrata da Garsault in questo volume che indusse l'Accademia delle Scienze ad affidargli, tra il 1767 ed il 1774, la compilazione di sei delle monografie dedicate alle arti e mestieri , pubblicate in concorrenza con la grande " Encyclopèdie ".

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        Recherches philosophiques sur les américains, ou mémoires intéressants pour servir à l'histoire humaine.

      S.n. 1771 - - S.n., A Berlin 1771, in 8 (18,7x12cm), 326 (24 de table) pp., 366 (30 de table pp., 247 pp., 2 tomes en 2 Vol. relié. - Deuxième édition pour les deux premiers volumes et édition originale pour le troisième volume qui contient la défense de Pernety des américains et la réfutation de Paw. Brunet, 28465. Brochures bleues d'époques. Titres en noir et rouge. Beaux exemplaires. L'ouvrage consiste en une exposition principalement ethnologique du continent américain. Le livre contient une narration curieuse des hermaphrodites de la Floride et la pratique de la circoncision et de l'infibulation. Paw souligne à plusieurs reprises l'infériorité du peuple indigène américain, on y trouve de nombreux articles sur les noirs, les indiens et l'amérique centrale, mais aussi des considérations géographiques, climatologiques, botanistes et naturalistes en grands nombres. Paw était un philosophe et un érudit Hollandais, il participa à l'encyclopédie. Manques en coiffes de queue, les tables sont demeurées non coupées. 326 (24 de table) pp., 366 (30 de table pp., 247 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORDONNANCE DU ROI, CONCERNANT LA MARINE DU 25 MARS 1765 + ORDONNANCE DU ROI, CONCERNANT LA MARINE DE 1768 + ORDONNANCE DU ROI, CONCERNANT LA MARINE DE 1776

      1771 - un volume, reliure plein veau brun raciné (reliure de l'époque) in-quarto (binding full calfskin in-quarto), dos à nerfs (spine with raised bands), décoration or (gilt decoration) à filets or (gilt lines) et à froid (blind-stamping decoration) - entre-nerfs à fleuron au fer plein (between the raised bands floweret with full blocking stamp) - compartiments à fleurons (compartment with floweret) - titre frappé or (gilt title) - pièce de titre sur fond bordeaux (label of title) avec filet or (label of title with gilt line) - légèrement manquante dans la partie supérieure mais trés léger (it misses a little of the label of title) - dos légèrement frotté avec léger manque de dorure (blurred gilding) , plats avec de légères épidermures (front cover with light scratches) - plats muets (cover without text), coins émoussés (corners blunt) écornés (corners dog-eared), filet sur les coupes (gilt line on the cuts) manque de dorure (blurred gilding), marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), tête lisse (top edge smooth), toutes tranches lisses (all smooth edges) rouges (all red edges) avec une tache d'encre sur la tranche de tête, texte à manchette (marginal note), sans illustration (no illustration) excepté vignettes de titre aux armes royales (certaines légèrement hachurées à l'encre brune ou recouverte d'un lavis bleu-blanc-rouge "Révolution Oblige" (title page decorated with a vignette of title) gravées sur bois en noir + et orné de bandeaux - lettrines et de culs-de-lampe (illuminated of headpieces and dropped initials and of tailpieces) gravées sur bois en noir, Quelques rares trous de vers mais n'atteignant pas le texte, XIII, 344, 7, 11, 8, 27, 12, 14 pp. + 48 pages de table des matières pour ORDONNANCE DU ROI, CONCERNANT LA MARINE DU 25 MARS 1765 + Règlement concernant les Etats-Majors et Equipages dont les Vaisseaux et autres Bâtiments du Roi seront armés; ensemble les Appointements et Soldes et ceux qui doivent les composer (Brest Malassis 1768) 22 pages + Règlement contenant les Canons, les Armes et les Ustensiles et Munitions qui en dépendent, pour l'Armement de Vaisseaux et autre Bâtiments du Roi (-52 pages- Imprimerie Royale 25 mars 1765) + Règlements contenant les Aménagemens qui seront à l'Avenir pratiqués dans les Vaisseaux et autres Bâtiments du Roi; ensemble les Agrès, Ustensiles et Munitions pour leur Armement et Equipement en Tems de Guerre et en Tems de Paix, pour six mois de Campagne (Brest Malassis 1766 - 188 pages) + Ordonnance du roi concernant la Régie et Administration Générale et Particulière des Ports et Arsenaux de Marine du 27 septembre 1776 (Paris Imprimerie Royale 1776 - 160 pages) + Ordonnance du Roi pour régler les Fonctions dont les Officiers de la Marine seront chargés sur les Escadres et à Bord des Vaisseaux, relativement aux consommations et remplacements des Munitions et des Effets, et aux Revues des Equipages dans le cours des Campagnes du 27 septembre 1776 (Paris Imprimerie Royale 1776-23 pages-) (dont Ordonnance du Roi pour donner le Rang de Lieutenant-Colonel aux cinquante plus anciens Lieutenans de Vaisseaux du 10 mai 1777 - 2 pages- de l'imprimerie royale 1777- intercalée entre la page 10 et 11) + Ordonnance du Roi concernant les Officiers de Port du 27 septembre 1776 (4 pages- Paris Imprimerie Royale 1776) + Ordonnance du Roi portant réglement sur les Pavillons et Marques de Commandement que les Vaisseauxl porteront à la mer du 19 novembre 1776 (Paris Imprimerie Royale -12 pages) + Ordonnance du Roi pour la suppression du Corps des Officiers d'Administration et des Ecrivains de la Marine du 27 septembre 1776 (4 pages- Paris imprimerie Royale 1776) + Ordonnance du Roi portant établissement des Commissaires Généraux et Ordinaires des Ports et Arsenaux de Marine, et de Gardes-Magasins du 27 septembre 1776 (8 pages - Paris Imprimerie Royale 1776) + Ordonnance du Roi portant établissement de Commissaires et de Syndics des Classes du 27 septembre 1776 (4 pages- Paris Imprimerie Royale 1776) + Ord [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte Hydro-Geo-Graphique des Indes Orientalis en Deca et au dela du Gange avec leur Archipel.

      Paris 1771 - An attractive large scale 18th century map of South East Asia., Size : 575x810 (mm), 22.625x31.875 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline Excellent, orginally 4 sheets but joined and laid on acid free paper for long term preservation.

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        Biblioteca italiana o sia notizia de' libri rari italiani divisa in quattro parti cioè istoria, poesia, prose, arti e scienze. in questa impressione corretta, ampliata, e di giudizj intorno alle migliori Opere arricchita con tavole copiosissime, e necessarie.

      appresso Galeazzi,, In Milano, 1771 - Quattro parti in un volume di cm. 23, pp. (10) 682, lxxxiii (1). Solida ed elegante legatura di poco posteriore in piena pelle, dorso a piccoli nervi con filetti e titoli in oro su tassello. Armi (non identificate) impresse in oro al centro dei piatti. Tagli spruzzati. Piccola reintegrazione dei pelle alla cuffia superiore. Bell'esemplare, fresco, marginoso ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Gerusalemme Liberata.

      Agost. Delalain, Pietro Durand, Gi. Claudio Molini,, in Parigi, 1771 - 2 voll. in-8° (230x148mm), pp. (4), 331, (3); (4), 340, (2); legatura coeva p. pelle marmorizzata marrone con triplice ordine di filetti dorati lungo il perimetro dei piatti. Dorsi adorni di titolo e segnatura di volume in oro su doppio tassello rosso, ricchi fregi vegetali e floreali in oro. Tagli dorati. Risguardi azzurri. 2 antiporte con ritratti del Tasso e di Gravelot, 2 frontespizi incisi con vignetta, una dedica incisa con vignetta, 20 stupende tavole a piena pag. fuori testo, 9 grandi e 14 piccoli culs-de-lampe alla fine dei canti e 20 testatine con ritratto del personaggio e suo nome in italiano, Il tutto magistralmente disegnato da Gravelot e finemente inciso in rame da Baquoy, Duclos, Henriquez, Le Roy ed altri artisti. Normali fioriture e bruniture. Magnifica edizione, ritenuta, insieme al Boccaccio del 1757, il capolavoro tipografico del Settecento francese dedicato alla letteratura italiana. Tassiana di Bergamo, 277. Cohen / De Ricci, 974-975: "Très belle édition publiée par G. Conti, avec illustrations superbes. Il faut prendre les vignettes en-tete avec les noms en italien, car on a fait pour l'édition française un tirage postèrieur, qui est beaucoup moins bon et où les noms sont imprimés en français". Olschki, Choix, XII,18740. Gamba, 948. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Forsög til et Lexicon over danske, norske og islandske Maend,

      . som ved trykte Skrifter have giort sig bekiendte saavelsom andre Ustuderede, som noget have skrevet, hvorudi deres Födsel, betydeligste Levnets Omstaendigheder og Död ved Aarstal kortelig erindres, og deres Skrifter, saavidt mueligt fuldstaendig anföres. 3 bd. Bd. 1 trykt i Helsingör, Det Kongelig allene privilegerede Bogtrykkerie, 1771, bd. 2 i Kbhvn, Trykt paa det typografiske Selskabs Bekostning hos August Frieder. Stein, 1773, og bd. 3, Trykt paa Gyldendals Forlag hos August Fridrich Stein, 1784. (24) +648 + (4); (2) + 654 + (2); (12) + 1018 + (4) s. + foldet tabel i bind 2. Indbundet i samt. helskind med rig rygforg. Med Th. Bulls exlibrus pa indersiden af forpermen. * Eksemplar pa skrivepapir af Danmarks förste forfatterleksikon. 'Det arbejde der har bevaret Worms navn for eftertiden er 'Forsög til et Lexicon...', et fuldstaendigt forfatterleksikon, det förste i Danmark, udarbejdet med stor grundighed og nöjagtighed og indeholdende en sadan fylde af biografiske og litteraere oplysninger, at det lige til vore dage har dannet udgangspunktet for alle senere arbejder af samme art.' (Em. Sejr). Om Jens Worm se Em. Sejrs artikel i Fund og Forskning bd. 5/6, s. 62-74. Bibl. Dan. IV,549. DPt I, He 45. Fiske I,641.

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        Pêches, Pêches de Mer, Pêches de Rivières, Fabrique des Filets &c

      [Paris, 1771] - Concise and beautiful depictions of late-eighteenth-century fisheries, from the famed Encyclopédie (FISHERIES) Folio. Extract from vol. 7 of the Encyclopédie. With 35 engraved plates, Goussier del. Benard Fecit. 9 pp. explanatory text. Later quarter red calf, and french marbled boards. Near fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pauli Zacchiae Romani totius Status Ecclesiastici Proto-Medici Generalis, Quaestiones Medico-Legales / Accedunt Interpolationes, & Auctaria ex novis inventis, & obsevationibus recentiorum Auctorum, Cura Joannis Danielis Horstii, Diversorum S.R.I. Principum Archiatri, & Collegii Medici Moeno-Francofurtani Senioris. Editio Tertia Veneta, in tres Tomos distributa, ceteris castigatior, Additis ad calcem secundi, et tertii Tomi indicibus rerum notabilium locupletissimis. Tomus primus / secundus / tertius.

      Apud Simonem Occhi, Venetiis 1771 - 23x36. 3 tomos, completo, en un volumen: xvi + 312pp; iv + 294pp.; viii + 274pp. Pergamino de época, títulos rotulados. Picaduras ocasionales de polilla en los tres tomos; las hojas más afectadas son las primeras diez, y a partir de allí, la enorme mayoría de las hojas están sin afectar, o hay un único e insignificante picadura. En las fotografías ofrecemos imágenes de las hojas más afectadas, y otras del estado más típica del libro. Paolo Zacchia (1584 - 1659), médico romano de origen judío, está considerado como el padre de la medicina forense, y esta, su gran obra se publica en 1621. De gran actualidad es su oposición a la tortura como medida legal; parece que sus lecciones aun no se han escuchado, ni en el pais más libre del planeta. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Lecons de clavecin et principes d'harmonie.

      Paris, Bluet, 1771.. In-4, demi-cuir de Russie vert de l'epoque, dos lisse orne de doubles filets dores, piece de titre de veau rouge (qqs petites epidermures), viii, 362 p. et (1) f. d'approbation. Edition originale. Bien que Diderot, dans la preface qu'il signe, se defende d'avoir participe a la redaction de cet ouvrage, ses contemporains puis ses biographes lui en ont attribue l'essentiel de la paternite. "Ses conseils pour l'interpretation musicale rappellent fort ceux qu'il donnera aux comediens dans son 'Paradoxe'. Il y enonce aussi la theorie des 'chocs' et des 'appels' ( ). Il s'agit d'une presentation pratique, systematique et pedagogique des grandes idees du temps" (M. Couvreur in 'Diderot et son temps', n° 76). (Adams, LA1. Fetis, 6256. Bibliotheque Cortot, p. 18). Gregory, p. 28. Tchemerzine-Scheler, II, 952). Tres bon exemplaire, frais bien relie..

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        Fencing familiarized: a new treatise on the art of sword play

      London: John Bell, 1771. With 9 engraved plates (8 folding). Cloth-backed boards, spine label. Printed in English and French. Uncut. First edition of Olivier's masterful descriptions of various fencing techniques, illustrated with elegant engravings. It is a thorough work "containing a simplified system shorn of all unnecessary and obsolete details." Olivier kept a flourishing school in St. Dunstan's Court, Fleet Street, and was perhaps, after Angelo, the most popular master of the small sword in London. &

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        Memorie sulli cannocchiali diottrici

      Boscovich, Ruggero Giuseppe. Milano, Giuseppe Marelli, 1771. In - 8°, m. pelle coeva. (8), 9 - 114, (2 pp. - errata), con una tavola incisa in rame ripiegata f.t. Esemplare ben conservato della rara edizione originale ed unica. Riccardi, I, 182. > (King, History of the telescope, p. 158).

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        Tabula Topographica Omniu Locor et Con. Provin. Styriae et Charinthiae Ordinis Min. Conven. S. Francisci.

      Rom, Giovanni Zempel, 1771.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach F. Righini mit beiligendem Textblatt, Bildausschnitt 18 x 24,5 cm, Blattgr. 20 x 28,5 cm.. Aus dem sehr seltenen Werk von Righini "Provinciale Ordinis Fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Conventualium : seu, Polychronicon Jordanis : ex Codice manuscripto Bibliothecae Vaticanae num. 1960", zeigt Ordensprovinzen sowie Klöster und andere Niederlassungen der Franziskaner in der Steiermark, Kärntens sowie der Krain mit Görz und Triest; mit dem Textblatt, etwas fleckig, sonst tadellos.

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        Free Thoughts on Seduction. Adultery, and Divorce With Reflections on the Gallantry of Princes, particularly those of the blood-royal of England. Occasioned by the late intrigue between His Royal Highness the Duke of Cumberland, and Henrietta, wife of the Right Honourable Richard Lord Grosvenor. Also remarks on the trial at law, between his Lordship and his Royal Highness, in consequence of that illicit amour, with observations on the depositions since taken, in the cause depending in Doctors-commons, between Lord Grosvenor and his Lady

      London: Printed for J. Bell, 1771. Octavo; half-title restored at an early date, with slightloss of text, a few spots and stains, but a good, uncut copy in green quarter oasis, green cloth sides. First edition. Kenrick was a journalist and playwright known for his inflammatory writings and his attacks on Goldsmith, Boswell and Johnson. Here he points his poisoned pen at the trial regarding the adulterous relationship between the Duke of Cumberland and the wife of the Right Honourable Richard Lord Grosvenor. A unique work for its time in its strongly stated opinions and use of language about sex, adultery and divorce. In 1773 Kenrick published the first English dictionary to include pronunciations.

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        Versuch einer Oesterreichischen Staatsgeschichte von dem Ursprunge Oesterreichs bis nach dessen Erhöhung in ein Herzogthum

      Wien, Kraus, 1771. Schrötter, Franz Ferdinand von. "Versuch einer Oesterreichischen Staatsgeschichte von dem Ursprunge Oesterreichs bis nach dessen Erhöhung in ein Herzogthum : samt einer vollständigen Erläuterung des Oesterreichischen Freyheits-Briefes vom Jahr 1156." Wien, Kraus, 1771. Kl.-8°, (32), 550, 18 S. Eine Holzschnitt Kopfvign. Marm. Pp. Einband aus d. Zeit mit dem roten RSchild berieben, Papierbezug auf d. Rücken mit Ausriss ca. 2x2 cm - siehe Photo.. Franz Ferdinand Schrötter (1736 - 1780) österreichischer Rechtshistoriker und Geschichtschreiber. Seltenes und für die österreichische Staatlichkeit wichtiges Buch, wo S. "...für die volle Selbständigkeit der Ostmark (Oesterreichs) dem bairischen Herzogthum gegenüber eintrat." Gutes Ex., durchgehend nur ganz wenig gebraunt.

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        Gedanken von der Ordnung der Philosophischen Wissenschaften, nebst dem Plan des Unterrichts in dem Marschallscollegio und auf der Universität Aberdeen, aus dem Englischen übersetzt, mit einigen die Philosophie betreffenden Betrachtungen. Riga: Johann Friedrich Hartknoch, 1770 [bound after] Beobachtungen über das Gefühl des Schönen und Erhabenen. Von Immanuel KANT. Riga: Friedrich Hartknoch, 1771.

      - Very rare first German edition of Gerard's influential "Plan of Education in the Marischal College and University of Aberdeen, with the Reasons of it. Drawn up by Order of the Faculty" (Aberdeen, 1755). Contemporary sources list the translator as Gottlieb Schlegel. Through the work of William Smith, founder of the University of Pennsylvania, the Marischal College plan of education did much to mould the shape of university education in America (see John S. Reid, Aberdeen University Review no. 172, 1984, pp. 359-79). Not at NLS. Worldcat records only one copy outside Germany (Denmark, Ballerup). The accompanying Kantian text is the third edition of "Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and the Sublime" (first published in 1764). This was Kant's most popular work, going through eight printings during his lifetime. Light-hearted in tone, it includes comments, typical of the age, on the differences between the sexes and between races. John Zammito and others have viewed it as a kind of proto-anthropology, prefiguring some of Kant's later work. Adickes 38. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Small 8vo, [ii], 110, 86 pp., contemporary marbled boards with red label lettered gilt, rubbed, some loss to head of spine, ends of joints starting to split but binding tight and firm, uniform browning and occasional spots, no stamps or inscriptions, sound copies in a sammelband nicely linking the Scottish and German Enlightenments. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alte Geschichte von Mainz. Aus den ältesten und ersten Zeiten, von dem Anfange dieser Hauptstadt unter dem Kaiser Augustus bis zu Ende des siebenden Jahrhundert. Bd. I (von 2): Von Erbauung der alten Vestung Maguntiacum bis zu den Zeiten des Trajanus.

      Mainz, Häfners Erben, 1771.. 4°. Mit gefalt. gestoch. Plan und 25 gestoch. Tafeln. 38 Bl., 286 S., 1 Bl., S. 287-533 S., 1 Bl. Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rsch. und Rverg. (tls. kleine Wurmspuren).. Einzige Ausgabe der wichtigen Stadtgeschichte. Selten. - Graesse II, 642. - Der große gefaltete Plan mit "Abriss der alten Stadt und Vestung Maguntiacum" (mit sauber hinterlegtem Einriss im Bund). - Wenige Bl. mit herstellungsbedingten Läsuren im breiten weißen Rand, einige Blatt ebd. alt angerändert. Weitgehend fleckenfreies, vollständiges Exemplar.

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        Itinerario para parrocos de indios, en que se tratan las materias mas particulares tocantes à ellos para su buena Administracion. Nueva edición, purgada de muchisimos hierros.

      Madrid, Oficina de Pedro Marin, 1771 - -21 x 31 cm.- , 16 hs. + 612 págs. Enc. en plena piel, pasta española de época. (BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        Tab. Topographica Omnium Locorum et Convemtuu Prov. Austriae Ord. Min.S Franc Conventual.

      Rom, Giovanni Zempel, 1771.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte nach F. Righini mit beiligendem Textblatt, Bildausschnitt 18 x 24,5 cm, Blattgr. 20 x 28,5 cm.. Aus dem sehr seltenen Werk von Righini "Provinciale Ordinis Fratrum Minorum S. Francisci Conventualium : seu, Polychronicon Jordanis : ex Codice manuscripto Bibliothecae Vaticanae num. 1960", zeigt Ordensprovinzen sowie Klöster und andere Niederlassungen der Franziskaner in Österreich, damals noch in folgende Provinzen eingeteilt: Provinz vom Heiligen Antonius (Wien und das Viertel unter dem Wienerwald), vom Heiligen Bonaventura (Mostviertel, Teile Oberösterreichs und die Obersteiermark), von der Heiligen Klara (Traunviertel und Hausruckviertel), Mähren (mit Niederösterreich bis zur Donau), Steiermark und Villach; mit dem Textblatt, etwas fleckig, sonst tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        A TOKEN For CHILDREN, Being An Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children. To Which is Added, A Token for the Children of New - England, or, Some Examples of Children, in whom the Fear of God was Remarkably Budding before they Died; in Several Parts of New - England. Preserved and Published for the Encouragement of PIETY in Other Children. With New Additions

      Boston:: Printed and Sold by Z[echariah]. Fowle, in Back-Street, near the Mill-Bridge.. 1771.. 12mo: [A]^6 B - N^12. 1st edition thus, i.e., this imprint (Church 1087; Evans 12085; Holmes COTTON MATHER 403-F1; Rosenbach 67; Sabin 35754; Welch 665.8). 156 pp.. Modern full speckled calf binding.. Binding - Fine. Textblock - VG (age toning).. "This is the Third Boston Edition of this extraordinary collection, which was originally published in England in 1671; the second part appeared in 1672. The First Boston Edition was published in 1700 and the Second in 1728. The Tales for the Children of New England (pp. 107 - 156) was written by Cotton Mather." [Church].

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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.L. [Paris]: S.n., 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.. First Edition. Hardcover. near fine. Octavo. Book.

      [Bookseller: Karol Krysik Books, IOBA]
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        Le Droit de la Nature et de Gens, ou Systeme General Des Principes les plus importans de la Morale, de la Jurisprudence, et de la Politique - Tome Premiere et Second 1771

      Emanuel Thourneisen, Basle 1771. Traduit de Latin par Jean Barbeyrac. Avec des Notes du meme; & une Preface, qui fert d'introduction a tout l'Ouvrage. Nouvelle Edition. faite d'apres un Exemplaire retouche de nouveau, & augmente de la main de Mr. Barbeyrac. 2 Bände. Band 1: 680 S. Band 2: 665 S. beide Bände Französisch, teilweise Lateinisch. Avec: Joannis Barbeyracii Jurisconsilti & Publici Privatique Juris in Academia Groningana Antecessoris: Oratio Inauguralis de dignitate et utilitate Juris ac Historiarum et utriusque disciplinae Amica Conjunctione. Quam dixerat Lausannae Helvetiorum, A.D. XIV. Kalend. April. M.DCCXI. quum Ordinariam Juris & Historaium Professionem illic auspicaretur. Editio tertia, emendatior. Nnnn 2. / Oratio des Magistratu, forte peccante, e pulpitis sacris non traducendo. Habita Groningae pridie Nonas Septembr. M.DCC. XXI. Quum Magistratu Academico abiret. Editio secunda, emendatior, & in Notis auctior. Volledereinbände, goldgeprägte Rückendekorationen, rote Farbschnitte, Band 1 mit Kupferstich-Porträt von Samuel Pufendorf als Frontispiz. Einbände und Rücken angebräunt, berieben, wenig bestoßen, sehr leicht angeschmutzt, Schnitte sehr leicht angeschmutzt, sehr wenig berieben, Seiten kaum angebräunt, sehr leicht lichtrandig, sehr selten sehr wenig angeschmutzt, ausgesprochen guter Zustand. über 2000 gr. (Baron von Pufendorf=Samuel von Pufendorf, 1632-1694 / Jean Barbeyrac, 1674-1744). Kein Schutzumschlag Leder 4°. Gut

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        Schipbreuk en lotgevallen van Pieter Viaud, scheeps-kapitein, enz. Behelzende deszelfs vertrek van Bourdeaux, en schipbreuk op een onbewoond eiland; wonderlyke kloekmoedigheid van een Hollandsch matroos ten tyde der schipbreuk; rampen en ongelukken aldaar aan land, welke hy beneffens nog elf anderen van de equipagie heeft moeten ondergaan; hy blyft eindelyk alleen over met eene mevrouw en haar zoon en zynen neger .. Eene waare geschiedenis. Door hem zelven beschreeven. Gesterkt met een certificaat van dan heer Sevettenham, commandant van het Engelsch fort St. Marc des Apalaches.

      Amsterdam, Petrus Conradi, 1771.20th century cloth. Woodcut vignette on titel-page. 132 pp.* Dutch translation of: Naufrage et aventures de Pierre Viaud, natif de Bordeaux, capitaine de navire, histoire véritable. Bordeaux 1768. - This book tells the extraordinary story of a French seaman who sailed from Bordeaux in February 1765 as mate in the Aimable Suzette, Captain St. Crie, bound for the West Indies. Forced by illness to remain on the small island of St. Louis, off the coast of Saint-Domingue (Haiti), Viaud enters into a partnership with a Haitian resident, monsieur Desclau, to trade goods to Louisiana. They hire a vessel, the Tigre, Captain La Couture, and sail with sixteen passengers and crew on 2 January 1766. During the voyage the ship springs a leak, and on 16 February 1766 runs aground and breaks up on an island off the coast of Florida. Viaud's account of his adventures somehow fell into the hands of the French scholar Jean Gaspard Dubois-Fontanelle who published it at Bordeaux in 1768. Exacly how much is the work of Fontanelle himself is uncertain, but it was an instant bestseller and became one of the most reprinted and translated works of the 18th century. After many years of debate and indecision, the basic framework (at least) of Viaud's account is now regarded as truthful (Howgego V, p.474-474). 'Probably the story of cannibalism accounted for the popularity of this narrative' (Huntress 80C).Not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM; Sabin 99414; Polak 9438.

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan BESTEBREURTJE]
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