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        Oden.

      Hamburg: Johannn Joachim Christoph Bode 1771. Med Grev Bernstorffs våben i kobberstik. [8] + 290 + [2] s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar med bred margin og med rødt snit indbundet i samtidigt helskind med farvet titelfelt og rygforgyldning. Ryggen nænsomt udbedret. Indlagt i smuk nyere privat bogæske med skindryg i gammel stil med rig rygforgyldning. Bogæsken signeret Henning Jensen. * Jens Baggesens eget eksemplar. På indersiden af forsatsbladet har digteren skrevet "An Frederike Balle./ Das Heiligthum der hehren deutschen Sprache, sein geliebtestes,/ von Deutschland's erhabenstem Dichter selbst ihm geschenktes/ Buch schenkt der holdesten Unschuld, die sich ihm hienieden of-/ fenbahrst, am Erden - Geburtstage derselben voll himmlischer Andacht./ Der Unschuldt ewiger Freund./ I. I. Baggesen/ d. 22 December 1816." Forneden på titelbladet er tilføjet "Als Grundlage zur kleinen einer Tochter zugedachten/ Büchersammlung." Ydermere har Baggesen på side 2, bagsiden af den første bogs deltitelblad skrevet et fire-liniet digt, hentet fra side 281 i den trykte bog, med tilegnelsen "An Friederike". Frederike Balle (1797-1860) Biskop Balles 19årige datter var Baggesens muse, da han skrev digtcyklussen "Balders Igienkomst, eller Digte til Nanna". Hun mindede ham om hans egen datter, Emma, der blev født i København den 28. maj 1800, men døde allerede året efter i Paris. Chr. Molbech skrev: "Vi maae dog nævne de forunderlig skiønne Digte til Nanna..". Arlaud IV, 385. Goedeke IV,1, 169,7.Et af originaludgavens få særeksemplarer trykt på italiensk bøttepapir. Den tyske digter F.G. Klopstock (1724-1803) opholdt sig efter indbydelse af Frederik V 20 år i Danmark og fik derigennem betydelig indflydelse på samtidens danske poesi.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England, Philadelphia, 1771, Volume 1 only

      1771 - America [Philadelphia] Robert Bell, 1771. Volume I of the First American Edition of Blackstone's Commentaries Blackstone, William [1723-1780]. Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. Re-Printed From the British Copy, Page for Page with the Last Edition. America [Philadelphia]: Robert Bell, 1771. Volume I [ONLY]. [iv], [iv], ii, [ii], [iv], 485 pp. Title page preceded by 4-page publisher advertisement. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, raised bands to spine, lettering piece lacking. Moderate rubbing and a few shallow scuffs to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, spine abraded, front joint starting at ends, hinges cracked, free endpapers lacking, later library bookplate to front pastedown. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing, faint dampstaining to margins in places, some leaves have minor inkstains or smudges, mild edgewear to preliminaries. Early owner signature and later owner stamp to head of first advertisement leaf, two other early owner signatures, one struck-through, to title page. $2,000. * First American edition, reprinted verbatim from the fourth Oxford edition (1770). This was a significant publication for early American lawyers and statesman, such as John Adams, one of the subscribers to this edition, and a landmark in the history of American publishing. Volume I contains four pages of advertisements, including Bell's prospectus for this edition (addressed "To the American World"). Eller notes that the "preface is dated 2 Nov. 1765. Like the preface in the fourth Oxford edition, it contains only the first three paragraphs of Blackstone's original preface to the first Oxford edition." Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library 80. Laeuchli, A Bibliographical Catalogue of William Blackstone 131. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El Mariscal de campo D. Martin de la Carrera

      España - JUAN RODRIGUEZ (diseño); ANDRÉS ROSSI (1771-1829) (dibujo); TOMÁS ENGUÍDANOS (1775-1814) (grabado) Militar muerto el 1812 por el General francés Soult durante la defensa de Murcia. Buen estado de conservación. Siglo/Century: XIX Buril Papel verjurado Grabador/Engraver: López Enguídanos, Tomás Dibujante/Draw Artist: Rodríguez y Rossi, Juan y Andrés Circa 1815 Altura papel/Paper height: 400 Anchura papel/Paper width: 280 Altura plancha/Plate height:355 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 250

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        Traité de l'éducation économique des abeilles, où se trouve aussi leur histoire naturelle

      Gueffier, Paris 1771 - Plein veau marbré de l'époque, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, fleurons aux angles, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant la pièce de titre, tranches dorées, gardes en papier marbré. Deux parties reliées en un volume in-12 (166x96 mm), (8)-xxi-(3)-358 pages / (4)-209-(3) pages et 2 planches dépliantes . Édition originale de ce traité d'apiculture, dans lequel l'auteur décrit ses expériences et propose un modèle de ruche plus rentable. Très bon exemplaire ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled calf, triple gilt fillet on covers, fleuron at corners, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece, gilt edges, marbled endpapers. Two parts in one 12mo (166x96 mm), (8)-xxi-(3)-358 pages / (4)-209-(3) pages and 2 folding plates . First edition of this Treaty of beekeeping, in which the author describes his experiences and provides a most effective beehive model. Very good copy In 12 / 12mo 407g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eric Zink Livres anciens]
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        Forsøg til et lexicon over danske, norske og islandske mænd, som ved trykte skrifter have giort sig bekiendte, saavelsom andre ustuderede, som noget have skrevet, hvorudi deres fødsel, betydeligste levnets omstændigheder og død ved aarstal kortelig erindres, og deres skrifter, saavidt mueligt, fuldstændig anføres. 1.-3. deel.

      Helsingør & København 1771-84. Samt. skinnbd. med 5 opphøyde bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Tittelfelter i sort og grønt. (22) + 647 + 654 + (10) + 1018 + (4) s. Foldet stamtavle.. .

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        The Iliad : of Homer. The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. - Together Complete in 9 Volumes

      London : printed for J. Whiston, Baker and Leigh, W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. and F. Rivington [and 19 others in London] 1771 - 9 volume set. Includes both the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer, translate by Alexander Pope. Bound in contemporary full calf, with 6 spine compartments. Shelf wear, chipping to head and tail of spines. Vol. 4 rear hinge cracked. Iliad volumes: Vol. 1: cxi, [1], 200 p., [2] leaves of plates ; v. 2: [2], 300 p., [1] folded leaf of plates ; v. 3: [2], 340 p. ; v. 4: [2], 335, [1] p., [2] folded leaves of plates ; v. 5: [2], 234, [72] p. + 4 volumes of the Odyssey. Provenance: From the library of Alfred Biese, with his book plate. Biese was a noted German literary historian from Bonn. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        C. Cornelii Taciti Opera recognovit, ementavit, supplementis explevit, notis, dissertationibus, tabulis geographicis illustravit Gabriel Brotier.

      Paris, Ex Typographia Ludovici-Francisci Delatour, 1771, quattro volumi in-4to belle legature coeve in piena pelle con cornici dorate ai piatti, dorsi a cinque nervi con fregi, titoli e tagli dorati, pp. (4)-LXVIII-483 + 537 + 594 + (4)-624, vignetta xilografica ai frontespizi, testate e finali xilografici con quattro carte geografiche a doppia pagina fuori testo (Orbis vetus, Asia, Italia, Germania). Copia fresca, marginosa, in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        The shipwreck and adventures of Monsieur Pierre Viaud, a native of Bourdeaux, and captain of a ship

      Printed for T. Davies . 1771 - 1st English ed. Bound in contemporary acid-stained calf. Spine in six compartments. Spine head and tail chipped. Scattered foxing. Engraved frontispiece. xii, 276 pages. The story of the shipwreck on 16 February 1766 of the French ship, Le Tigre. Le Tigre was heading from Caye de St. Louis to Louisiana. It ran a ground at Dog Island (near Carrabelle FL) in 1767. During the course of Viaud's ordeal he killed and ate his slave. "In maritime annals few personal narratives seem better authenticated than this account of a shipwreck and horrifying sufferings on an island off Florida's west coast." - Howes V86. 'Probably the story of cannibalism accounted for the popularity of this narrative' (Huntress 80C). Sabin 99415; ESTC T138378. J.G. Dubois-Fontanelle. French title was: Naufrage et aventures de Monsieur Pierre Viaud. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Figures of the most beautiful, useful, and uncommon Plants described in the Gardeners Dictionary, exibited on three hundred copper plates

      printed for the author, London 1771 - Plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à sept nerfs orné et doré portant les pièces de titre et de tomaison. Deux volumes in Folio (415x268 mm), vi-100 pages (1-100) et 150 planches (I-CL) / (2)-100-(4) pages (101-200) et 150 planches (CLI-CCC) . Petite déchirure à la planche 222 L'édition de 1771 des Figures of the most beautiful . de Miller est identique à l'originale parue en 50 fascicules contenant chacun 6 planches entre 1775 et 1760. Elle est illustrée d'une vignette allégorique en tête de la dédicace et de 300 planches coloriées à la main à l'époque, dont deux dépliantes, dessinées par G.D. Ehret, R. Lancake, J.Miller, Will. Houston . Philipp Miller (1691-1771) est un célèbre botaniste anglais. Nommé jardinier en chef du Chealsea Physic Garden, il transforma ce petit jardin de plantes médicinales en un jardin botanique le plus grand d'Europe grâce à son réseau de correspondants à travers le monde qui lui permirent d'échanger et intrduire de nouvelles espèces . tout au long du dix-huitième siècle. Linné le qualifiera de meilleur jardinier de son époque ("the greatest gardener of his time"). Nissen [1378], Hunt [II, 566], Pritzel [6241] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in eight compartments, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces. Two Folio (415x268 mm), vi-100 pages (1-100) and 150 plates (I-CL) / (2)-100-(4) pages (101-200) and 150 plates (CLI-CCC) . . A reissue of the first 1760 edition. Philip Miller, was directoe of the Chealsea Garden and was considered as "the greatest gardener of his time". This is a beautiful books illustrated with 300 colored plates of plants. Rare complete and in this condition Nissen [1378], Hunt [II, 566], Pritzel [6241] In folio / Folio 6820g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leçons de physique expérimentale

      Durand, Paris 1771 - Plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant les pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches rouges, gardes en papier marbré. Six volumes in-12 (170x97 mm), (4)-cviii-379 pages / (4)-488 pages / (4)-512 pages / (4)-535-(1) pages / vi-(2)-592 pages / iv-524 pages, un frontispice et 118 planches dépliantes (sur 116, 2 planches sont en double au tome 2) Très bon exemplaire malgré quelques légères mouillures Jean Antoine Nollet (1700-1770) était un physicien expérimental membre éminent de l'Académie des sciences de Paris. Nollet a consacré beaucoup de temps sur l'électricité et est devenu l'une des autorités de son temps. ["Nollet became the chief of the European electricians" (DSB, X p. 146)]. Il conçu les premiers électromètres (1747). En 1745, il a développé une théorie de l'attraction et de répulsion électrique qui suppose l'existence d'un flux continu de matière électrique entre les organes chargés. Afin de démontrer que l'électricité se déplace à grande vitesse sur une grande distance, il réalisa l'une des expériences les plus impressionnante de l'époque. En présence du roi, il fit relié par un câble 180 gardes royaux qui formaient une ligne de plus d'un kilomètre. Il leur appliqua une décharge à l'aide d'une bouteille de Leyde (ancêtre du condensateur). Les gardes sautèrent et se contournèrent simultanément. Très intéressante édition augmentée d'un "discours sur les dispositions sur les qualités qu'il faut avoir pour faire des progrès dans l'étude de la physique expérimentale". Ce discours de 50 pages, qui ne figure pas dans tous les tirages, a été prononcé par l'abbé Nollet le 16 mai 1753 à l'occasion de l'ouverture de la nouvelle Ecole de physique expérimentale. Tous les tomes de notre exemplaire ont été imprimés la même année (1771). Très bon exemplaire d'un des livres de physique expérimentale les plus populaire du dix-huitième siècle. DSB [X p. 145 : "Nollet's 'Cours de physique' was perhaps the most popular exhibition of this kind ever given. With carefully orchestrated demonstrations performed on some 350 different instruments, the abbé entertained his enthusiastic auditor as, in the spirit of th Enlightenment, he undertook to dispel their "vulgar errors, extravagant fears and faith in the marvellous. These were not mere shows, as one sees from their expanded syllabus, the famous 'Leçons de Physique' which appeared in six volumes between 1743 and 1748 and wad often reprinted. The presentations are lively, comprehensive, and up-to-date, with full directions, for realizing the effects under study and excellent illustrations of apparatus"] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces, red edges, marbled endpapers. Six 12mo (170x97 mm), (4)-cviii-379 pages / (4)-488 pages / (4)-512 pages / (4)-535-(1) pages / vi-(2)-592 pages / iv-524 pages, one frontispiece and 118 (on 116) folding. Two plates are in double on volume 2 Very good copy despite some marginal waterstains Jean Antoine Nollet (1700-1770) was an experimental physicist prominent member of the Academy of Sciences in Paris. Nollet spent considerable time on the electricity and became one of the authorities of his time. "Nollet became the chief of the European electricians" (DSB, X p. 146). All of our copy volumes are of the same date (1771). Very good copy of one of the most successful 18th century works on physical experiment. DSB [X p. 145 : "Nollet's 'Cours de physique' was perhaps the most popular exhibition of this kind ever given. With carefully orchestrated demonstrations performed on some 350 different instruments, the abbé entertained his enthusiastic auditor as, in the spirit of th Enlightenment, he undertook to dispel [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Usong. Eine morgenländische Geschichte, in vier Büchern. Durch den Verfasser des Versuches Schweizerischer Gedichte

      First Edition, 404+ (2) pages sider, Verlag der neuen Buchhandlung,, Bern, 1771, Bound in a beautifull contemporary full calf with raised bands and very rich golddecoration on spine and goldprint. A clean and very fine book

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        Usong: Eine Morgenländische Geschichte, in vier Büchern. Durch den Verfasser des Versuches Schweizerischer Gedichte.

      Verlag der neuen Buchhandlung Bern 1771 ( Verfasser nach Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog ermittelt - Erstausgabe WG II / 24 ) Titelblatt mit gestochener Vignette, 4 n.n. Blätter ( Vorrede ), 404 Seiten, 1 Blatt ( Verbesserungen ) ( so vollständig ). Mit 2 gestochenen Vignetten im Text, Halbpergamentband späterer Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Titelschildchen auf dem schmalen goldgeprägten Einbandrücken und marmorierten Buchdeckeln, 8° ( 17,5 x 10,5 cm ). Einband etwas berieben, gering fleckig, Bindung gelockert. Innen auf dem Titelblatt verso ein altes Exlibris *Caroli Philippi, J.M. F. Gesneri *, Papier durchgehend leicht gebräunt, Seiten teils etwas stock- oder gering braunfleckig, insgesamt aber recht gut erhalten. - sehr selten, kein Exemplar der ersten Ausgabe im Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog gelistet - ( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Albrecht von Haller, Morgenland, Usong, Ysong, Schweiz, Erstausgabe, Google, Morgenland

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        Den Dramatiske Journal, begyndt med den kongelig danske Skuepladses aabning i Kiøbenhavn aar 1771

      Første udgave, 437+ 264+8 sider sider, Kjøbenhavn 1771-1773, Indbundet i et smukt samtidig halvlæder med ophøjede bånd, rig rygforgyldning og guldtryk på ryg revne mellem forperm og ryf, med holdes sammen af båndene. Med Luxdorphs sifnatur inderside forp Forfatteren var kun 19 år da han begyndte at udsende dette første teatertidsskrift anonymt

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        Analise de logique extrait des principes de Descartes et de la logique de Port Royal Par Mr. d’Acheres

      1771 - Plein maroquin vieux rouge de l'époque, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, fleurons aux angles, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant le titre doré, tranches dorées, gardes en papier marbré. Chiffre au plat supérieur Un volume in-12 (167x105 mm), (2)-xxvi-154 pages Reliure légèrement frottée, coiffe supérieure abîmée. . Cours manuscrit basé sur les principes de Descartes, offert par François-Antoine Quétan (précepteur), à son élève Mr Lagarde d'Achère. Très beau manuscrit. François-Antoine Quétan, fils d'un employé au trésor Royal, naquit à Paris le 6 octobre 1733, et porta les dernières années de sa vie le titre de Doyen des gens de lettres. Il est l'auteur de nombreuses pièces de théatre et acquit ainsi une petite célébrité et une certaine fortune. A la suite d'une faillite, il ne vit que grâce à la pension de 1500 francs que lui payait la Maison Lagarde d'Achères (cf. Michaud), dont il avait élevé le fils et à qui s'adresse ce manuscrit. Michaud [in. Biographie universelle, T. 78. p. 226 à 228] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full red morocco, triple gilt fillet on covers, fleuron at corners, spine gilt in six compartments lettered in gilt, gilt edges, marbled endpapers. 12mo (167x105 mm), (2)-xxvi-154 pages Binding slightly rubbed, head of spine worn. . Handwritten course in french, based on the principles of Descartes. It was to Lagarde d'Achère by his teacher, François-Antoine Quétan. Quétant was the author of numerous theater. Michaud [in. Biographie universelle, T. 78. p. 226 à 228] 216g.

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        Gesamtans., "Prospect in Bremen gegen die grosse Brücke, die Weser hinunter".

      - Kupferstich v. W.C. Mayr n. J.H. Grönninger, dat. 1771, 27 x 45,5 Sprache: Deutsch

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        Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale.

      Artist: Bonne Rigobert (d) ; issued in: Paris; date: (d)1771 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Very good; - size (in cm): 32 x 46; - description: Map with Labrador, the Hudson Bay, and Greenland; - vita of the artist: Rigobert Bonne (1727?1795) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century.In 1773 Bonne succeeded Jacques Nicolas Bellin as Royal Cartographer to France in the office of the Hydrographer at the Depôt de la Marine. Working in his official capacity, Bonne compiled some of the most detailed and accurate maps of the period. Bonne?s work represents an important step in the evolution of the cartographic ideology away from the decorative work of the 17th and early 18th century towards a more detail oriented and practical aesthetic. With regard to the rendering of terrain Bonne maps bear many stylistic similarities to those of his predecessor, Bellin. However, Bonne maps generally abandon such common 18th century decorative features such as hand coloring, elaborate decorative cartouches, and compass roses.While mostly focusing on coastal regions, the work of Bonne is highly regarded for its detail, historical importance, and overall aesthetic appeal.

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        The Iliad : of Homer. The Odyssey of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, Esq. - Together Complete in 9 Volumes

      London : printed for J. Whiston, Baker and Leigh, W. Strahan, T. Payne, J. and F. Rivington [and 19 others in London], 1771-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 9 volume set. Includes both the Iliad and the Odyssey of Homer, translate by Alexander Pope. Bound in contemporary full calf, with 6 spine compartments. Shelf wear, chipping to head and tail of spines. Vol. 4 rear hinge cracked. Iliad volumes: Vol. 1: cxi, [1], 200 p., [2] leaves of plates ; v. 2: [2], 300 p., [1] folded leaf of plates ; v. 3: [2], 340 p. ; v. 4: [2], 335, [1] p., [2] folded leaves of plates ; v. 5: [2], 234, [72] p. + 4 volumes of the Odyssey. Provenance: From the library of Alfred Biese, with his book plate. Biese was a noted German literary historian from Bonn. This is an oversized or heavy book, which requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US.

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        Flora von Deutschland. 30 Bände. 5. Auflage, revidiert und verbessert von Ernst Hallier.

      19 x 14 cm. Mit 3283 numerierten farbig lithographierten Tafeln. Orig.-Halblederbände (Rücken unterschiedlich berieben, wenige Bände an den Kapitalen bestoßen). *Nissen 1771. Junk, Bibl. Bot., 4572 und 23618. - Letzte und umfangeichste Ausgabe. Komplett in 30 Bände, jedoch ohne Registerband.(= Band 31). - Ordentliches Exemplar in den originalen Halblederbänden, die Rücken teils leicht berieben, innen sauber.

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        Gesamtans., von Eiche aus gesehen, rechts das Neue Palais, links das Belvedere und das Drachenhaus, "Vue du Nouveau Palais Royal du Belvedere et de la Ville de Potsdam, et des Einvirons, prise de la Montagne de Eiche".

      - Kupferstich v. A. L. Krüger n. F. Meyer ( 1771 ), dat. 1772, 45,5 x 68,5 Thieme - Becker, XXI, 587. Zu A.L. Krüger ( 1743 - 1822). - Er war in Potsdam vor allem als Architekt, als Mitarbeiter von Carl von Gontard und Langhans, tätig, aber auch als Zeichenlehrer v. König Friedrich Wilhelm III. - Nicht bei Drescher /Kroll, Potsdam, Ansichten aus drei Jahrhunderten. - Giersberg/Schendel, mit farb. Abb. 137 auf Seite 83 ( der Vorzeichnung ). Berndt. Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 1487.- Vorliegendes Blatt ohne den Schriftzug "Se vend chez Jean Morino ". - Wohl ein kleines Wurmlöchlein rechts oben, das ganze Blatt alt mit Japan doubliert, in Summe aber von guter Erhaltung. Sprache: Deutsch

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        Folge von 6 gestochenen Blättern, gestochener Text und 4 + 1 Kupfer, alle von Johann Martin Will. Ausführliche Relation über den 14ten Jänner 1771. In dem Wirtshaus zu Osterzell vorgefallenen Rencontre und gäntzlicher Aufhebung des Veruffenen Bayrischen Hiesela und 9 seiner Cameraden. DAZU: Anrede des Bubens nach der Gefangnehmung.

      Augsburg, Will, 1771. - je circa 25 x 41 cm. 6 Kupferstiche, auf Blätter montiert in privatem Halbelderband mit Lederecken "Schwerdt II, 297; Drugulin II, 4900 (4 Bll.); vgl. Diederichs, Dt. Leben S. 366. Seltene komplette Folge zur Gefangennahme des berühmten Wilderers und Anführers einer Räuberbande Matthias Klostermeyer (1736-1771), der unter dem Namen "Bayerische Hiasl" bekannt wurde. Die Folge ist hier vollständig mit dem gestochenen Text und den folgenden vier Blättern: Hiasl und Bub bewaffnet mit zwei Hunden (Bub: Da Hiesel, nim den Stutzen hin.) - Raubüberfall (Verwegne That des Berüchtigten Bayrischen Hiesel.) - Szene vor dem Wirtshaus (Gespräch zwischen dem Wirth , Osterzell.) - Umstellung und Stürmung des Gasthauses (Die Gefangennehmung des Bayrischen Hiesel, samt 9 seiner Cameraden in Osterzell. - DAZU: wohl nicht zur Folge gehörig, sondern zusätzlich als separater Einblattdruck erschienen: Anrede des Bubens nach der Gefangnehmung an den Bayrischen Hiesel in Osterzell, den 14. Januarii 1771. Mit Titel und Versen in je 3 Spalten oben und unten. - Rosenthal Kat. 89, 632; vgl. Halle Kat. 70, 1922 u. Huelke/Etzler 1850. - Kurioses Sammelbild mit Portrait von Klostermeyer und seinem Buben Andreas Mayr aus Harthausen in den Unterecken, dazwischen grosse Abbildung einer Bulldogge, darüber die einzelnen, von Soldaten bewachten Mitglieder der Räuberbande sowie 2 bereits getötete. - Der Räuberhauptmann Hiasl galt schon zu Lebzeiten, trotz zahlreicher Gewaltverbrechen auch gegen unschuldige Zivilisten, als Volksheld und eine Art Robin Hood, weil er in manchen Fällen erbeutetes Steuergeld auch unter der Bevölkerung verteilte. Er soll Schiller als Vorbild für den Karl Moor in den "Räubern"gedient haben. - Vom Vorbesitzer so komplett aus der Jagd-Sammlung Schwerdt erworben, das Exlibris von Schwerdt vorne auf den Vorsatz einmontiert. " "- Gut erhalten, nur wenig gebräunt, kaum fleckig, meist sauber und schön. - Vollständige Folge mit zusätzlichem Einblattdruck aus der Bibliothek der berühmten Jagd-Sammlung Schwerdt.

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        C. Cornelii Taciti Opera recognovit, ementavit, supplementis explevit, notis, dissertationibus, tabulis geographicis illustravit Gabriel Brotier.

      Paris, Ex Typographia Ludovici-Francisci Delatour, 1771, quattro volumi in-4to belle legature coeve in piena pelle con cornici dorate ai piatti, dorsi a cinque nervi con fregi, titoli e tagli dorati, pp. (4)-LXVIII-483 + 537 + 594 + (4)-624, vignetta xilografica ai frontespizi, testate e finali xilografici con quattro carte geografiche a doppia pagina fuori testo (Orbis vetus, Asia, Italia, Germania). Copia fresca, marginosa, in ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        L'Ami Des François

      A Constantinople 1771 - 793pp. in-8 relié In-8 (199x126 mm), 793 pages. Livre relié, Plein Cuir, Dos lisse orné de motifs dorés avec pièces de titre, Tranche supérieure dorée. Avec un tableau en noir hors-texte. Reliure en mauvais état, fortement frottée, avec une charnière fendue sur 11 cm (restauration à prévoir). Intérieur satisfaisant avec d'anciennes taches d'eau et quelques coupures. Poids: 810 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Elementary Principles of Tactics; with new obervations on the Military Art

      1771 - First English edition. 12 folding plates. 8vo. A fine copy in contemporary calf, red morocco label to spine, gilt, Macclesfield library plates to front pastedown. 217, [blank, 5, 1ad]pp. London, S. Hooper, A fine copy of this scarce work with a distinguished provenance. It bears the additional plate of the Hon. Lt. Gen. George Lane Parker, who was the younger son of the second Earl of Macclesfield. Parker served in the American Revolution and later became the MP for Tregony. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mélanges de physique et de médecine

      chez P. G. Cavelier, libraire, rue S. Jacques, au Lys d'or : 1771 : 8vo: a6 A-2B8 (+/H6), 200 leaves, pp. [4] iii-ix [1] 400. Each gathering is signed 'Tome I'. One engraved plate (platemark 178 x 105mm) bound as a throwout at K3v. Woodcut device on title, head- and tail-pieces in the text.Leaf 196 x 123. : An important collection of memoirs, four of which are published here for the first time. The first paper in the volume presents Le Roy's highly influential theory of evaporation, based on the idea that vapours in the air are analogous to salts in solution. The word 'precipitation' in meteorology is a linguistic remnant of Le Roy's theory, by which he 'performed an invaluable service to science' by clearing the way for the important advances in the theory of evaporation made by Dalton and Lavoisier. (See J.B. Gough, DSB 8:255-56.)Le Roy, an eminent physician and teacher of medicine, was the son of the celebrated horologist, Julien Le Roy. He received his medical training at Montpellier and became a member of the faculty of medicine there after travelling extensively in Italy.The separate memoirs in the volume are: 1. Mémoire sur l'élévation et la suspension de l'eau dans l'air; et sur la rosée.2. Mémoire sur l'usage des eaux de Balaruc.3. Observations sur les eaux de Balaruc.4. Mémoire sur le méchanisme par lequel l'oeil s'accomode aux differentes distances des objets.5. Second mémoire sur la vision, considérée relativement aux differentes distances des objets, with a plate.6. Mémoires sur les fievres aiguës.7. Reflexions et observations sur le scorbut.8. Mémoire sur les eaux sulphureuses, contenant le moyen de les imiter parfaitement.9. Précis sur les eaux minérales.Items 1, 3 and 4 were first published in the memoirs of the Académie Royale des Sciences 1751, 1752, 1755. Item 9 was first published in Latin as De aquarum mineralium, 1757, 1762. Item 6 was first published as Mémoires et observations de médecine Montpellier,1766. Items 2,5,7 and 8 are published here for the first time.A second volume was published in 1776 and contained a single work, Du pronostic dans les maladies aigues. The present volume is often catalogued on its own and this copy was probably bound for a member of the author's family, no doubt before the second volume appeared as there is no volume number on the spine.

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        Elogi degli uomini illustri toscani. Tom. I + II + III + IIII.

      - In Lucca, 1771 / 1772 / 1772 / 1774. 22 x 14,5 cm. Bound in half leather [gilt]. Four Volumes. NEAR FINE SET [ ] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Print-SEA-FRANCE-SPAIN-MEDITERRANEAN-Bellin-Depot de la Marine-1771

      1771 - Antique print, titled: 'Carte Reduite des Costes de France, de Portugal, et d'Espagne sur l'Ocean et sur la Mediterannee [ ].' - Sea chart of the coasts of Spain and France, mainly. North Africa is featured, as well as the South of England. The islands Sardinia, Corsica, Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza are also shown. Coastal towns and capitols are depicted, and depth soundings West of France. Source unknown, to be determined. These type of charts are scarse as they were actually used at sea for navigation. Engraving on hand laid paper. Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Jacques Nicolas Bellin'. Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was one of the most important cartographers of the 18th century. With a career spanning some 50 years, Bellin is best understood as geographe de cabinet and transitional mapmaker spanning the gap between 18th and early 19th century cartographic styles. His long career as Hydrographer and Ingénieur Hydrographe at the French Dépôt des cartes et plans de la Marine resulted in hundreds of high quality nautical charts of practically everywhere in the world. Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine (1720 - present), often called the Depot de Marine, was a French hydrographic mapping organization founded in 1720. Much like the U.S. Coast Survey, the British Admiralty, and the Spanish Deposito Hydrografico, the Depot was initiated as a storehouse and distribution center of existing nautical and marine charts. Eventually the Depot initiated its on mapping activities in an attempt to improve and expand upon existing material. Some of the well known hydrograhers / cartographers in the development of Depot were Jacques Nicholas Bellin and Rigobert Bonne. Good, given age. Original folds, as issued. The margins cropped close to the image edge. A stain in the top left margin and image corner. A few scattered small stains, faintly browned in the middle fold, some offsetting. A small tear in the top edge of the right fold. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 79 x 63.2 cm. The image size is ca. 76.8 x 62 cm. The overall size is ca. 31.1 x 24.9 inch. The image size is ca. 30.2 x 24.4 inch. Storage location: Overasselt-163

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        Die Haushaltungs-Kunst im Kriege und in der Theurung

      Stuttgart, Mezler, 1771. - nebst denen dazu gehörigen Policei-Anstalten und einer Anzeige der vornehmsten Pflanzen und Gewächse, die statt des Brodes zur Nahrung dienen können. LXXX, 306 Spalten (1. – 20. Stück), Pappband der Zeit, 21,5 x 17,5 cm, Einband berieben, Stempel auf dem Titel, sonst gut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mosaà que (Mosaics)

      1771 - Encyclopà die, ou dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers. Plates vol. 8 Paris (1771) Folio, 253 x 393mm. 14 pages of descriptive text & 5 loose plates with their accompanying text sheet from the volume of plates. Slight browning to margins, a little spotting otherwise very good. The 5 plates and descriptive text for the entry of Mosaà que from volume VIII of plates. Plates are numbered 1-5. Plate 4 is a double plate. 1 page (659) from volume VIII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including Les Romains 11 pages (78, 79, & 741-750) from volume X of the Encyclopà die (1765) including information on Compartimens de pavà s en marbre, and Mosaà que en gà nà ral 1 page (193) from volume XII of the Encyclopà die (1765) including L'usage des pavà s en mosaà que à Rome 1 page (353) from volume III of the Supplà ment à l'Encyclopà die (1777) which includes Mosaà que de Herculanum With some browning to a few leaves. Included with these plates are several relevant entries on Mosaics, including the main ten-page article by Chevalier Louis de Jaucourt. The article primarily concerns the role of mosaics in Christendom philosophy and also their manufacture. Despite focusing largely on the sciences, Jaucourt has been regarded as an important philosopher as well. The article for mosaics is therefore a good example of this polymath's varied interests and specialities. The five plates largely concern the workmanship of this art and the atelier itself. Eight mosaic patterns are also reproduced, including Europe Raised by Jupiter, Neptune and his Trident, and a Barge on the Nile. There is one double plate depicting the Nile Mosaic of Palestrina, with various useful annotations. Thought to be the earliest Roman depiction of Nilotic scenes, close examination suggests that it was produced in the reign of Sulla (ca. 100 B.C.). It is important for a number of reasons, and could possibly be one of the mosaics referred to by Pliny in his Naturalis Historiæ. Having remained in the Barberini family since the 17th-century, the mosaic can now be found in the Museo Nazionale Prenestino.

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        LITANIAE LAURETANAE AD BEATAE VIRGINIS, CAELIQUE REGINAE MARIAE HONOREM, ET GLORIAM. Prima vice in domo lauretana a sanctis angelis decantatae, postea ab ecclesia católica.

      - Augustae Vindelicorum (Augsburgo) Sumptibus (Imp.) Matthaei Rieger et Filiorum. MDCCLXXI (1771) 3ª edic. 17x11 cm. portada + 1 h. de aprobación + 82 págs. + 57 grabados a plena página realizados por los hermanos Joseph Sebastian (1700-1768) y Johan Baptist (1712-1787) Klauber de Augsburgo. Todos los grabados están con su apellido, Ftres. Klauber Cath. Sc. Et Exc. A. V. (Klauber catholici sculpserunt et excuderunt Augustae Vindelicorum). Plena piel época, cortes tintados. Ejemplar limpio. Importante por la calidad de sus grabados. # religión [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Isola di Corsica. Carta Corografica divisa nelle respettive Province, estratta accuratamente dalle piu esatte Carte, e approvata da molte pratici del Regno, fatta / per uso dell' Istoria di questo Regno. Scritta dall Ab. Giovacchino Cambiagi Fiorentino l'Anno MDCCLXXI.

      1771. Incisione in rame, mm 380x650. Rara carta di grande formato tratta da "Istoria del Regno di Corsica" di Gioacchino Cambiagi (1740-1801), pubblicata a Firenze in quattro volumi fra 1770-72. Ottime condizioni con leggere pieghe editoriali. La carta mostra città, villaggi, confini, strade e molto altro ed è arricchita da due cartigli oltre che da navi. Cambiagi, nato a Firenze. è un probabile parente di Gaetano Cambiagi, editore. Nel 1775 un libro sulla storia della Sardegna. (Biographie universelle, ancienne et moderne: supplement 60, p. 21). Dell'incisore Gaspero Picchioni nulla si conosce. Due copie della carta sono repertiate da biblioteche (entrambe alla Bibliotheque Nationale di Parigi); anche il libro è molto raro. Cervoni, Images de la Corse, 110, p. 152.

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        The Security of Englishmen's Lives. First Printed in the Year 1681. A new edition. London, J. Almon

      1771 - New edition. 8vo, 103, [1]pp, modern marbled wrappers [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manifiesto que el Rl. Convento de Religiosas de Jesus Maria de Mexico de el Real Patronato Sujeto a el Orden de la Purissima e Immaculada Concepcion haze a el Sagrado Concilio Provincial de las Razones que le Asisten para que se digne de declarar ser la que siguen vida comun y conforme a su regla y que no se debe hazer alguna novedad en el methodo que les prescrivio el Illmo. y Exmo. Sr. Arzovpo. Dn. F. Payo Enriques de Rivera cuia resolucion pretenden que a mayor abundamiento se aprueve y el que han observado en los demas puntos que se expresan. Lo dicto el Ldo. [Licenciado] Dn. Balthazar Ladron de Guevara

      A manuscript copy, most likely a working draft, of Ladrón de Guevara's adverse criticism on convent reform in the 1760s and 1770s published in 1771. This manuscript is extensively revised throughout and the revisions are those that appear in the published version, which strongly suggests that this manuscript pre-dates the published edition and that this was a working copy for it. In this account of life in the Mexican Convent of Jesús María, Ladrón de Guevara protests against the sweeping Bourbon reforms that were being made to convent life by the reformist Bishop of Puebla, Francisco Fabián y Fuero (1719-1810). From the date of his appointment in 1765, Fabián y Fuero had been most energetic in enforcing the reforms of the Mexican Church being introduced by his friend, Francisco Antonio de Lorenzana (1722-1804), Archbishop of Mexico. On 10 August 1768, Fabián y Fuero had sent a pastoral letter to the abbesses of convents stating his intention of curtailing access to private money in convents and abolishing the custom of the peculio (an allowance nuns could draw from their dowries) as well as dismantling private living arrangements within convents and dismissing all private servants. He also aimed to implement vida común or common life in convents, a reform favoured by Pope Benedict XIV intended to submit convents and religious women to the greater control of ecclesiastical authorities. Ladrón de Guevara (1725-1804) was an eminent lawyer; in 1760, a founding member of the Mexican Real Colegio de Abogados, wrote this account of life in the convent, one of the few detailed descriptions to exist, to counter the accusations of laxity with which Fabián y Fuero was justifying his reforms. It came to be considered among the most forceful protests against the religious reforms of the Bourbons and, partly as a result of Ladrón de Guevara's creole status, an early expression of Mexican national identity. Phillipps 21258.

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        Pomologie ou description des meilleures sortes de Pommes et de Poires, Zusammen gebunden mit: Fructologie ou description des arbres fruitiers

      Amsterdam, M. Magerus 1771 - Bemerkungen: Sehr seltene französische Ausgabe in 1. Auflage. Die französische Version war seltener als die jüngere holländische. Johann Hermann Knoop (1700 - 1769) war der Gartenarchitekt der Prinzessin von Oranien. Sein berühmtes Inventarium der miteleuropäischen Früchte in der Gartenkultur seiner spätbarocken Zeit ist ein wichtiges Bestimmungsbuch der Sortengenealogie alter Obstsorten bis ins 19 Jh. gewesen. Pomologie und Fructologie stellen insgesamt die immense Sortenvielfalt seiner Zeit dar. Die Sorten werden im Werk von Knoop umfassend beschrieben und anhand von kollorierten Lithoraphien weitestgehend auch dargestellt. „The fruit monographs, apples and pears in the first, plums, peaches, cherries, nuts, and soft fruit in the second, are among the earliest books on the subject to be illustrated with coloured plates.“ Vgl. S. Raphael: An Oak Spring Pomona, 48. Beschreibung: Format/ Einband 33 x 21 cm, gebunden in 2 Teilen (Teil 1: Pomologie; Teil 2: Fructologie), Halbledereinband jüngerer Zeit; Teil 1 mit 139 Seiten und 20 handkolloriert aufklappbaren Lithographietafeln der Früchte nach Seiten 10, 16, 20, 24, 28, 34, 38, 44, 50, 56, 62, 66, 72, 80,88, 94, 102, 106, 114, 120; Teil 2 mit 206 Seiten und handkolloriert 19 aufklappbaren Lithographietafeln der Früchte nach Seiten 14, 22, 44, 64, 68, 88, 94, 104, 150, 154, 160, 166, 170, 178, 184, 188, 196, 200, 202. Ex libris eingeklebt vorne, Seite 11 von Teil 1 mit kleinem Eckenabriss unten außen; sehr wenigen hier und da angebräunten Seiten; Papier hier und da gestaucht. Sonst sehr gut erhaltenes und vollständiges Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle Volume XLI (41) January to December 1771

      London: David Henry; Elizabeth Newbery. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. 20th century binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off. Part of December and index missing. 1771. First Edition. Buff hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). iii, 532pp + plates. 24 b/w plates and maps (13 fold-out). .

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        Representacion hecha al Señor Felipe Quarto, á nombre de las Yglesias Metropolitanas, y Catedrales de las Yndias, sobre que sus Prelacias sean provistas en los Capitulares de éllas, y naturales de sus Provincias. Por El Doctor Don Luis de Betancourt, Y Figueroa, Chantre de la Santa Yglesia de San Franco del Quito, en las Provincias del Peru y Procurador Gral. de las Yndias. Año de 1637. [And:] [1771 Representation.] Representacion hecha al Rey Nro. Sr. por la Ciudad de México; que tráta el mismo punto que la antecedénte, con motivo de que cierto Ministro, ó Prelado de aquéllos Reynos, expuso en un Ynforme á S. M. que los Americanos són de espiritu sumiso, y rendido, y se hermanan bien con el abatimiento; por lo que conviene téngan delante en los empléos de primer orden á los Españoles Européos, que con espiritu noble deséan el bien de la Patria, y el sosiego de nuestro amado Monarca

      A fine contemporary manuscript version of the celebrated Mexican 1771 Representation included alongside Betancourt y Figueroa's work calling for religious posts in the Americas to go to creoles rather than peninsular Spaniards. The 1771 Representation according to the historian David Brading "constituted a remarkably frank plea for Mexican autonomy within the imperial framework of the absolutist monarchy" (Brading, Origins of Mexican Nationalism, 1985, p. 16). For this, it came to be known as one of the earliest calls for Mexican independence from Spain and was included in J. E. Hernández y Dávalos' Colección de Documentos para la Historia de la Guerra de Independencia de Mexico de 1808 a 1821, México, 1877-1882, vol. I, no. 195, pp. 427-55, with the title "Representacion que hizo la ciudad de México al rey D. Cárlos III en 1771 sobre que los criollos deben ser preferidos á los europeos en la distribucion de empleos y beneficios de estos reinos". Hernández y Dávalos was the first to publish the 1771 Representation and his is generally that referred to by historians. The version in this manuscript, however, is slightly different and contains some extra passages. In the 18th century, following the shock of defeat in the Seven Years' War, the Spanish government sought to exert greater control over its transatlantic empire in what Brading has called 'the virtual reconquest of the Indies' during the reign of Charles III (Brading, p. 14). In 1767, the Jesuits were expelled from Spanish territories and over four hundred Mexican born clerics, the nucleus of Mexico's intellectual élite, were banished from Mexico. In addition, Bourbon enlightened ministers such as José de Gálvez and Archbishop Lorenzana, were sent to Mexico to tighten Spain's grip on its empire, they introduced new taxes and crown monopolies, and employed a vast range of fiscal officials openly favouring peninsulars over creoles in this new regime. It was against this and, more specifically, against a criticism of creole capability sent by Lorenzana to Spain that the 1771 Representation was composed by Mexican officials. As the historian J. M. Pérez Collados points out, what was remarkable about it was not just that it called for creole equality but that it asked for creoles to be preferred over and to the exclusion of peninsulars (Los Discursos Políticos del México Originario: Contribución a los estudios sobre los procesos de independencia iberoamericanos, 1998, p. 40). The 1771 Representation was one of, if not, the most powerful protest against the Bourbon reforms that were being so vigorously imposed on Mexico during the years in which this manuscript was written and it was natural that it should be associated with works such as that by Betancourt y Figueroa's which, according to Burkholder, was even re-published in a Madrid periodical in 1789 (see Burkholder, p. 58). The tensions created by the Bourbon reforms would overflow in the nineteenth century into the fight for Mexican independence and thus Hernández y Dávalos' identification of this 1771 Representation as one of the earliest documents in the Mexican independence movement is understandable. It is also written alongside Betancourt's treatise - on the same paper, in the same hand - with the modified title, 'Representation made to the King by the City of Mexico which treats the same subject as the previous work', clearly indicating that the two works were being associated at the time when Mexico's Ayuntamiento sent their Representation to Carlos III in 1771. While acting as a representative for the cathedrals of the Indies in Madrid in 1634, Betancourt, a native of New Granada, published the Memorial i Informacion por las Iglesias Metropolitanas, i Catedrales de las Indias, sobre que sean proveidas sus prelacias en los naturales, i capitulares dellas, setting out the legal foundations for advancing to bishops and archbishops dignitaries and natives from within the diocese. Interest was sufficiently high in his work for it to be re-published in 1635 and 1637 (from which the version in this manuscript is probably taken though the manuscript has an additional dedication not in the published version). Betancourt and his protest were not ignored. In 1636, he was appointed Chantre of the cathedral of Quito and in 1642 he became the first creole inquisitor of Lima, eventually being offered the post of bishop of Popayán which he turned down. Furthermore, at least a third of the 126 new prelates appointed between 1635 and 1699 were creoles (see Burkholder, Spaniards in the Colonial Empire, 2013, p. 58). Provenance: This manuscript formed part of Edward King, Viscount Kingsborough's (1795-1837) collection. It was item number 642 in the Catalogue of the Rare and Valuable Library of the late Rt. Hon. Edward Lord Viscount Kingsborough... which will be sold by auction... by Charles Sharpe (Dublin: Webb and Chapman, 1842). It was later in the collections of Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872) and Sir Robert Leicester Harmsworth (1870-1937). Harmsworth 4641; Phillips 11649.

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        John Livingston

      1771 - 1790. The letters in the archive are from several members of the Livingston family including John Livingston, Peter Livingston, Robert G. Livingston Jr., Robert R. Livingston, William S. Livingston, John R. Livingston, B. Livingston and Robert C. Livingston. One particular letter was written on March 31, 1782 from Tho. Tillotson to J.R. Livingston Esqr. The letter is about peace and reads in full, <I>"Dr. John, I have waited some time for an opportunity to write you by a private hand, as the postage would be more injury than any amusement from the letter would be furnished you; it is not the case with you, as opportunities are furnished you daily from so large a trading town; however I am obliged to break through the economical system to comply with the request of you Mama, who informs me that you write her word that she did not account for the money, Cockbush sent you, which happened to come immediately under my notice; as it settled in the order for fifty dollars, that she gave me on you, that, a piece of linnen & the paying for the sleigh, which you were to settle for -- the chancellor has been with us for some time, but leaves us in a few days -- I give you joy on the flattering prospects of a peace next campaign & the acquisition we have made in the House of Commons for rescinding the American War -- How is your little wife? is her complaint mended, or increased by the spring? Bring her up as soon as you can, for be assured that Climate is the most improper for her that she can possibly live in, particularly the Spring -- Make my best respects to her, and the family in general. I am yours Dr. Sir & C. Tho. Tillotson."</I> A September 26, 1771 letter from Robert G. Livingston reads in part, <I>"I expect in the course of a few weeks from this date a vast variety of European & East India Goods calculated for the approaching season . . . for it's not a large profit I seek but a safe connection."</I> Also included is an arrest warrant for Jacobus Feller for Trespassing signed by B. Livingston. In part the warrant reads, <I>"The people of the State of New York, to the sheriff of the City of New York, GREETING <I>"We command you that you take Jacobus Feller. If he shall be found within your Bailiwick, and him safely keep, so that you have his body before the Mayor, Recorder and Aldermen of the City of New York at the next Court of Common Pleas called the Mayor's Court, to be held at the Court-house of the said City, in and for the said City, on Tuesday the twenty Seventh day of September next . . . "</I>

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        John Hancock

      , March 18 1771. March 18 1771. An interesting letter from Bristol merchant Henry Cruger to John Hancock concerning the possibility of a joint commercial venture. Hancock docketed it on the verso: "Henry Cruger Esq. from Bristol Rec'd May 9th 1771 By Capt Gough". Cruger's letter states: "... being a merchant, I have for some time past been desirous to have a connection with you in that character. At any Rate, I was ambitious of a Correspondence with you ... upon the encouragement given me by a number of gentlemen to put up one of my ships to take in good upon a General Freight for Boston - I determined to address her to you... Mr. Palfrey inform'd me of your inclination to establish a Ship on the Trade betwixt Boston & Bristol - and paid me the compliment to say I was the first & only person in the place that he would wish to see you connected with... very willing to hold a concern with you in a Vessel on this trade - either 1/4 or a 1/3d as was most agreable [sic] to your good self - but at the same time I think the more owners you have of your side of the water, the better on account of their orders for goods to promote her Freight. I am largely in the New York Trade - have the consignments of many vessels yearly... I submit the matter wholy [sic] to your discretion - I think if you were to build a good little ship of 150 to 160 tons, & have two or three owners of your side the water - I mean large importers of dry Goods - there is no doubt but the concern would get money by it. Engage your Friends who do business to this place to give your vessel the preference & my interest here can always command what freight is going... there are but few [articles sent] from your country to this... sixty or eighty tons of oil by a vessel goes off very well and so will 15 or 20 tons of pot ash. Dye wools of all sorts will sell in any quantity... lumber we abound in... NB spermacati oil is always L3 or L4 a ton lower in summer than winter... inclosed [sic] I beg leave to trouble you with three bills of Lading... I would not trouble you in this matter but as it may tend to promote the freight of a vessel of your own should you one day or other have one in trade... I have taken the liberty to trouble you with the consignment... should be glad to have my ship returned to Bristol directly if you can procure a Freight... [we] are quite overstocked with that kind of American lumber & it is become exceedingly cheap and very difficult to dispose of... Hen: Cruger Jr." British trade with the colonies was usually carried on in American-built ships. When ships themselves were the commodity, they were generally built in New England, loaded at a southern port, and then sent to their final destination in England. The two biggest colonial ports before the Revolution were Boston and Philadelphia; each controlled an extended peripheral region. New York controlled the business in that area, including western Connecticut and east New Jersey; Newport controlled Rhode Island; Charleston controlled South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Commerce involved barter, specie transactions, and bills of exchange; credit, however, was the most used form of exchange. The commercial relations of the colonies were greatly restricted by English laws; the colonists often circumvented these laws and carried on business to their best advantage. When England finally decided to enforce the restrictions, the colonists quickly grew angry and resented their loss of autonomy. The letter is in very good condition, with a few holes and tears. The ink, however, is quite dark and the content legible.

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        Il Mercurio errante delle grandezze di Roma, tanto antiche, che moderne : in questa nona edizione migliorato, et accresciuto, con l'aggiunta delle fabriche fattevi sin'al presente diviso in due parti : la prima contiene palazzi, e chiese, la Seconda.

      Lorenzo Capponi, Roma 1771 - Contemporary leather, leather black label on backstrip chipped, split in front paste-down, front cover clean, corners bumped. Rear cover split to top but still intact. in 2 parts: 432pp (incl. index). With 18 engraved folded plates. 2 plates by Piranesi (Veduta Di Belvedere in Vaticano & Palazzo Pontifico). Complete. Additional content Museo Capitolino Osia Descrizione Delle Statue, Iscrizioni, 135pp. Size: 12mo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Hancock

      March 18 1771. An interesting letter from Bristol merchant Henry Cruger to John Hancock concerning the possibility of a joint commercial venture. Hancock docketed it on the verso: <I>"Henry Cruger Esq. from Bristol Rec'd May 9th 1771 By Capt Gough"</I>. Cruger's letter states: <I>"... being a merchant, I have for some time past been desirous to have a connection with you in that character. At any Rate, I was ambitious of a Correspondence with you ... upon the encouragement given me by a number of gentlemen to put up one of my ships to take in good upon a General Freight for Boston - I determined to address her to you... Mr. Palfrey inform'd me of your inclination to establish a Ship on the Trade betwixt Boston & Bristol - and paid me the compliment to say I was the first & only person in the place that he would wish to see you connected with... very willing to hold a concern with you in a Vessel on this trade - either 1/4 or a 1/3d as was most agreable [sic] to your good self - but at the same time I think the more owners you have of your side of the water, the better on account of their orders for goods to promote her Freight. I am largely in the New York Trade - have the consignments of many vessels yearly... I submit the matter wholy [sic] to your discretion - I think if you were to build a good little ship of 150 to 160 tons, & have two or three owners of your side the water - I mean large importers of dry Goods - there is no doubt but the concern would get money by it. Engage your Friends who do business to this place to give your vessel the preference & my interest here can always command what freight is going... there are but few [articles sent] from your country to this... sixty or eighty tons of oil by a vessel goes off very well and so will 15 or 20 tons of pot ash. Dye wools of all sorts will sell in any quantity... lumber we abound in... NB spermacati oil is always L3 or L4 a ton lower in summer than winter... inclosed [sic] I beg leave to trouble you with three bills of Lading... I would not trouble you in this matter but as it may tend to promote the freight of a vessel of your own should you one day or other have one in trade... I have taken the liberty to trouble you with the consignment... should be glad to have my ship returned to Bristol directly if you can procure a Freight... [we] are quite overstocked with that kind of American lumber & it is become exceedingly cheap and very difficult to dispose of... Hen: Cruger Jr."</I> British trade with the colonies was usually carried on in American-built ships. When ships themselves were the commodity, they were generally built in New England, loaded at a southern port, and then sent to their final destination in England. The two biggest colonial ports before the Revolution were Boston and Philadelphia; each controlled an extended peripheral region. New York controlled the business in that area, including western Connecticut and east New Jersey; Newport controlled Rhode Island; Charleston controlled South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Commerce involved barter, specie transactions, and bills of exchange; credit, however, was the most used form of exchange. The commercial relations of the colonies were greatly restricted by English laws; the colonists often circumvented these laws and carried on business to their best advantage. When England finally decided to enforce the restrictions, the colonists quickly grew angry and resented their loss of autonomy. The letter is in very good condition, with a few holes and tears. The ink, however, is quite dark and the content legible.

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        Asmodaeus, Der hinckende Ehe-Teufel. Ein Sing-Spiel von dreyen Handlungen; nebst einem Zwischen-Spiel: Die verstellten und wahrsagenden Zigeuner. Die Musik zu diesem Singspiele sowol, als zum Ballet ist allhier ganz neu Componirt von Herrn Anton Götzlicher.

      Cölln, im Monath September 1771. - Mit Holzschnitt-Vignette auf Titel. 41 S. Rückenbroschur. Nicht bei Fromm und Hayn-Got.; über KVK nur die deutsche Erstausgabe von 1730 nachweisbar, diese völlige Umarbeitung des erotischen Klassikers "Diable boiteux" zum Singspiel und Ballett ist für mich nicht nachweisbar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        [Murner the Ghost Kitty - a Gothic Tale]. Aelurias epos iocosum

      Braunschweig: Impensis Orphanotrophei ("Orphanage Press"), 1771. First edition in Latin. Very good. 8vo. xii, 64pp. Contemporary German polished calf, pale pink and yellow marbled endpapers, five raised bands on spine, compartments gilt, marbled edges, label removed from inside front cover. A very pretty copy of an extraordinary work. Herein the consequences of failing to properly inter the corpse of a cat (named "Murner" in the German) are described as in mock heroic verse. Disguised as a Gothic tale, the work evidences real problems of the disposal of animal remains in the mid to late 18th-century; moreover, it illustrates the degree to which domesticated animals were seen as worthy of proper burial. The work is of further interest on account of the unique and marvelous engraved illustrations, which are worthy of exhibition and study. "Murner in Hell" is a highly curious poem in heroic hexameter which relates the story of Murner the Ghost Kitty, who having been killed whilst attacking a caged canary haunts his owners for failing to properly inter his body. "Murner in Hell" has nothing to do with Thomas Murner (1475-ca. 1537) but is a travesty on Book XI of the Odyssey, in which Elpenor pleads for Odysseus to bury his body. In the present Gothic Tale, Murner the cat haunts the whole house until his corpse is buried. The fine engraved frontispiece shows the scene of the crime: the canary's cage is knocked onto the floor; the Ghost-Kitty is crushed by the weight of the Baron, who lies on top of the cage (and the poor cat); the Baron's detestable accomplice runs shrieking into the room, ecstatic that the "wretched" cat was dead. The Latin translation was prepared by Benedictus Christianus Avenarius, who also translated the "Fabulae Aliquot" of various authors (pp. 55-64). Several editions in four languages appeared in the late 18th-century. An English translation, now virtually unobtainable, was issued in 1781 under the title "Tabby in Elysium" (translated by R.E. Raspe -- see NCBE II, col. 171 = ESTC T49795). The first lines of Canto I read: "Sing, smiling Muse! Sing the great heroic deeds and the miserable death of an immortal Cat; he passed the black banks of Cocytus; and his bones, as those of other heroes, were entombed in marble." The last copy to appear at auction was sold at Sotheby's London in 1978. Included in the present offering is the text of the English translation. ADB XLIV, 634-641. See Goedeke IV:2, 71, 5; 8; 9.

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        Quakers

      [1771 - 1773]. Rare Broadside headed, <I>“Extract from the Epistle of the Meeting for Sufferings in London, dated the Sixth Day of the Seventh Month, 1751,”</I> 16” x 20.25”. <I>“Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Crukshank, in Third-street, opposite the Work-House.”</I> Crukshank printed at this address from 1771-1773. The entire broadside has been silked on verso for preservation, strengthening the previously torn and missing portions at the separated folds which affected some of the text. On verso are 18 unsigned lines with medical content, including illnesses and possible remedies, penned by a patient (<I>“...I was taken with the Dropsey in the 10th Mo. 1783 and in November following I was so much swelled as to be almost incapable of helping myself – my Doctor had tried every thing without Success, except tapping which I refused...”</I>). Very Good condition. Joseph Crukshank was a member of the Society of Friends, and printed books, pamphlets, and broadsides for them as well as for his own sales. He opened a printing house in Philadelphia in 1769. This broadside is subheaded, <I>“To the Quarterly and Monthly Meetings of Friends in Great-Britain, Ireland and America.”</I> A similar extract was reprinted in 1791 by Isaac Collins, also a Quaker, and briefly Crukshank’s partner in a stationery and bookstore, Crukshank & Collins. Beginning, <I>“Dear Friends, We think it may be useful and expedient to revive in your remembrance some of the Motives which induced our Ancient Friends to forbear the vulgar Appellations of the Months and Days, and to observe in their Conversations and Writings of such Names as were agreeable to Scripture, and the Practice of good Men therein recorded...our Ancient Friends were conscientiously concerned to refrain from the Use of those Names of Months and Days which had been ascribed by way of Honour to the Idols of the Heathen, and in Conformity to their false Worships...”</I> Listed is <I>“A Brief Account of the Origin of the Names of some Months of the Year, and of all the days of the Week, now customarily and commonly used.”</I> After listing only the first eight months, explaining that the last four months <I>“still retain their numerical Latin Names,”</I> it is pointed out that <I>“As the Idolatrous Romans thus gave Names to several of the Months in Honour of their pretended Deities: So the like Idolatry prevailing among our Saxon Ancestors, induced them to call the Days of the Week by the Name of the Idol which on that Day they peculiarly worshipped.”</I> The origin of the names of the days of the week are explained as worshipping the Sun, the Moon, the idols Tuisco, Woden, and Thor, an “imaginary Goddess” called Friga, and Saturn. Since the medical-content writing on verso refers to the <I>“10th Mo. 1783,”</I> it was probably penned by a Quaker, even though November and January are also mentioned.

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        Histoire générale des insectes de Surinam et de toute l'Europe, contentant leurs descriptions, leurs figures, leures differentes metamorphoses . Par Mademoiselle Marie Sybille De Merian, En Deux Parties In-Folio, Troisieme Edition, revue, corrigée, & considérablement augumentée par M. Buch&#146;oz, médecine botaniste de seur Sa Majesté le Roi de Pologne, membre de plusieurs academiés . ouverage interessant pour les amateurs de l&#146;historie naturelle, et unique en son genre. Paris, Chez L.C. Desnos, 1771.

      L.C. Desnos, Paris 1771 - Groß-Folio (510 x 330 mm) 3 Bände in einem Band, neugebunden in rotem Maroquineinband im Stil der Zeit auf 7 Bünden. Rücken, Deckel und Innenkanten dekorativ ornamental blindgeprägt und vergoldet. Komplett mit 325 handkolorierten Kupferstichen auf 188 Blatt sowie Text. Es handelt sich um die dritte Ausgabe der zwei berühmten Werke von Maria Sybilla Merian und die vierte unbestätigte Ausgabe von Daniel Rabels ,Theatrum Florae&#146; erschienen bei dem Pariser Verleger Desnos 1771. Die Texte überprüft, korrigiert und erheblich erweitert von M. Buchoz. Handkoloriertes gestochenes allegorisches Titelblatt ,Recueil De Plantes de Surinam Par M.S. Merian .&#146;; gedruckter Titel ,Tome Premier. Des Plantes de Surinam.&#146;, 3 Bl., 72 gestochene Kupfertafeln, 72 S.; gedruckter Titel ,Tome Second. Les Plantes de L&#146;Europe.&#146;, 1 Bl., 184 Kupferstiche auf 47 Bl., 71 S.; gedruckter Titel ,Tome Troiseme: Des Plantes Bulbeuses, Liliacées, Carophyllées.&#146;, 69 gestochene Kupfertafeln, 69 S. A very well preserved book, printed on good paper, partially also light-green or light-blue paper was used for printing the engravings. The hand colour is consistently very beautiful and carefully executed. The plates in older and in later hand colours. Plate 2 of the Surinam Insects with an old mended tear in the upper blank white margin. All plates consistently clean and well preserved. Occasionally smaller stains or smallrustspots from the printing process are are visible in the paper. A few text pages with mild browning and smaller stains, too. Bound in modern red maroquin, spine in seven compartments and morocco lettering on spine. The covers, spine and inner edges ornamental blindpressed and richly decorative gilt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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