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        Abhandlung vom Wasserbau an Strömen. Mit 13 Kupfern.

      Leipzig: Caspar Fritsch, 1772.. Titelvignette, 5 Bl. 246 S. 16 Falttafeln. Pappband der Zeit.. Einband berieben und bestossen, papierbedingt gebräunt. - Poggendorf II, 929; Engelmann, Bibl. mech.-tech. 358. - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek Friedrich II; gekrönter Stempel "BFR". - Zuerst 1756 erschienen.- Frühe Monographie über Fragen der Flußregulierung. Kapitel zu Maschinenbau, Deich-,Buhnen- und Brückenbau, Uferbefestigung, Schleusen und Wehre, Kanalbau etc.- Silberschlag war Mitglied der preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Nach Überschwemmungen am Niederrhein mit 118 Deichbrüchen wurde er 1784 von Friedrich II. in das Oberbaudepartement berufen und mit dem Referat Maschinenwesen und Wasserbau betraut.

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        Medicinisch-chymisch und alchemistisches Oraculumdarinnen man alle Zeichen und Abkürzungen welche so wohl in den Recepten und Büchern der Aerzte und Apothecker als auch in den Schriften der Chemisten und Alchemisten vorkommen findet, sondern deme auch ein sehr rares Chymisches Manuscript eines gewissen Reichs *** beygefüget. Enth. außerdem: Geheimniss aller Geheimnisse oder Clavis sapientiae omnium philosophorum et adeptorum in einem guldenen Kleinod und Compendio veritatis philosophico aus einem uralten Manuscript von Anno 1300 mitgetheilet und ans Licht gestellet.

      Ulm, August Lebrecht Stettin, 1772 - 8°, 3 Bl., 1-38 S., 1 Bl., zahlreiche Symbolabbildungen; 2 Holzschnitt-Abb., 38-71 S., 1 Bl., , Kart. d. Zeit m. Rückenschild, Etwas stockfleckig, letztes Bl. m kleinem Abriss (kein Textverlust), einige wenigen Bleistift-Anstreichungen 2. Auflage. Die erste Ausgabe erschien 1755, die dritte 1783. Ferguson II, 84 (kennt nur die Ausgabe von 1755). 1100 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres

      Changuion 1772 - Amsterdam, Changuion, 1772. 5 vol. in-8 reliés plein veau rouge, dos à nerfs orné, plats estampés à froid dans 2 encadrements noirs, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées. 431 pp.; 617 pp.; 340 pp.; 562 pp.; 378 pp. Illustré de 8 figures hors texte gravées par Picart le Romain. Edition augmentée de plusieurs remarques et de pièces relatives aux Ouvrages de l'auteur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung von Arabien. Aus eigenen Beobachtungen und im Lande selbst gesammleten Nachrichten abgefasset.

      N. Möller,, Kopenhagen, 1772 - Kopenhagen, N. Möller, 1772. Kl.-4°. XLVII + 3 n.n. + 431 + 1 S. Priv. HLd. der Zeit. EA. Mit allen Karten und Tafeln: 2 gestochenen Vignetten, 6 Karten, 19 Tafeln (davon 2 Schrifttafeln) und eine Stammtafel. - Fachmännisch restaurierter Band. Leichte Schimmelbildung wurde chemisch beseitigt, durchgeführt in einer Restaurierwerkstätte der Albertina, Wien. - Der aus einer Bauernfamilie stammende Niebuhr, (1733 - 1815), studierte seit 1757 Mathematik und Astronomie an der Univ. Göttingen und trat 1761 als Mitglied einer dänischen Expedition eine Reise an, die ihn über Ägypten, Jemen und Syrien bis nach Indien führte. Als einziger Überlebender dieser Reise kehrte er 1767 über Mesopotamien, Iran und Kleinasien nach Deutschland zurück. In den folgenden Jahren widmete sich Niebuhr der Auswertung des gesammelten Materials und der Arbeit an seiner Reisebeschreibung nach Arabien (3 Bde., 1774-78). 1778 trat er die Stelle eines Landschreibers in Meldorf an. (DBE) - Hier die erste Ausgabe dieser Reisebeschreibung. Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Publii Terentii Afri Comoediæ

      Birminghamiae : Typis Johannis Baskerville 1772 - Physical desc. : [2], 307, [1] p ; 18 cm. (12mo. ) . Notes: Sig. G2 is a cancel (Gaskell) . Subjects; Baskerville, John, 1706-1775, [printer]. Latin drama (Comedy) . Referenced by: Gaskell, 47. ESTC t137488. Straus and Dent 94. Language: Latin. Signatures: pi1 A-2B[sup]6 2C[sup]4. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, calf-backed marble boards. Slightest suggestion only of dulling and toning to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 307 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poems, consisting chiefly of Translations from the Asiatick languages. To which are added two Essays, I. On the Poetry of the Eastern nations. II. On the Arts, commonly called Imitative

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press 1772. . First edition, 8vo, (iv), 217, (3) pp. Contemporary speckled calf with some light wear, recently rebacked retaining the original maroon label. Appointed tutor to Lord Althorp while still at Oxford, Jones was a renowned oriental scholar, translating a life of Nadir Shah into French and compiling a grammar of Persian, as well as a friend of many of the learned men of the day such as Garrick and Burke. Appointed as a Judge to Calcutta in 1783 the last decade of his life was prolific; he founded the Bengal Asiatic society and became the first Englishman to master Sanskrit.

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        Opuscules de chirurgie.

      Paris, G.Desprez, 1768-1772. - 2 tomes en 1 volume in-4; T.I : (8), 253, (3); T.II : VIII, 306, (2) pp., plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges, présence d'habiles restaurations (coiffes, coins, mors), petit manque de papier à 1 f. (pp. 61-62 de la seconde partie), avec manque de quelques lettres ne gênant pas la compréhension du texte. Bel exemplaire, à très grandes marges. Ouvrage rassemblant l'oeuvre de l¿auteur. Morand fut un pionnier de la neurochirurgie, rapportant plusieurs observations dont une intervention réussie sur un abcès temporo-sphénoïdal (T.I, pp. 161-168). "It was one of the first, if not the earliest example of a completely successful operation for abscess in the substance of the brain." (Walker). Les autres observations sur le sujet concernent des plaies à la tête, des suppurations du cerveau, une fracture étendue du crâne. Le chapitre II de la seconde partie (pp.17 à 144) est consacré à la taille. Morand s'intéressa beaucoup à cette intervention. Il avait déjà fait paraître un traité sur ce sujet en 1728 et fit un séjour en Angleterre en 1729, pour apprendre auprès de Cheselden la taille de la pierre par l¿appareil latéral. Morand adapta ensuite la méthode de Cheselden en la simplifiant. Il fut le premier en France à pratiquer de façon délibérée une taille hypogastrique, parfaitement décrite, mais qui ne retint pas la faveur de ses contemporains. Elle sera remise en honneur par Jean Baseilhac (Frère Côme) dans la seconde moitié du siècle. Morand rapporte qu'il adopta le principe (déjà mis en pratique par Abulcasis) d'opérer le malade en position déclive, 150 ans avant Trendelenbourg, qui laissa son nom à cette position. Par ailleurs Morand rapporte l'observation célèbre (préalablement publiée dans les Mémoires de l'Académie royale des sciences) de la femme Supiot, atteinte d'ostéomalacie (T.II, pp. 224-235). D'importants chapitres sont consacrés aux plaies d'arme à feu. On trouve un mémoire sur l'amputation à la hanche, selon une technique personnelle, et des observations sur des sujets variés. Sauveur François Morand (1697-1773), né à Paris, devint comme son père chirurgien. Il fut l'un des chirurgiens les plus novateurs de son époque. Il fut censeur royal et chirurgien en chef de l'hôpital de la Charité, puis chirurgien en chef de l'Hôtel des Invalides. Il a laissé son nom à une structure du cerveau : ergot de Morand (décrite dans Mém. Acad. Sci., 1744). Garrison & Morton, 4851 ; Walker, A history of neurological surgery, 181. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opera cum delectu commentariorum in usum serenissimi Delphini.

      apud Antonium Graziosi,, (Venetiis), 1772 - Nove volumi di cm. 27, pp. 4500 ca. complessive. Ritratto all'antiporta del primo volume e graziosa vignetta al frontespizio incise in rame; capolettera e testatine xilografiche. Leg. coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli ms. al dorso. Ottimo esemplare, fresco e marginoso. Edizione di gran pregio dell'opera omnia ciceroniana impreziosita da un ricchissimo apparato critico. Cfr. Graesse, II, 158. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Dictionnaire minéralogique et hydrologique de la France. Contenant 1°, la Description des Mines, Fossiles, Fluors, Crystaux, Terres, Sables et Cailloux qui s"y trouvent; l"Art d"exploiter les Mines, la Fonte & la Purification des Métaux, leurs différentes préparations Chymiques, & les divers usages pour lesquels on peut les employer dans Médecine, l"Art Vétérinaire, & les Arts & Métiers; 2°. L"Histoire Naturelle de toutes les Fontaines Minérales du Royaume, leur Analyse Chymique?

      Paris: Costard, 1772 - 1776 - Edition originale, 4 volumes in-8; vi, xvi, 635p.; 520p., cxliv; xii, 638p.; 710p., [2p. approbation, privilège]. Reliure d"époque en veau fauve, dos lisses ornés à la grotesque avec pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin, plats encadrés d"une roulette dorée, gardes et tranches marbrées, coupes ornées. Reliures frottées ou un peu usagées aux extrémités avec petits accrocs à une ou deux coiffes, mais un bon exemplaire. Très rare ensemble complet de cet inventaire minéralogique de la France. Les deux premiers volumes sont consacrés aux "Fontaines Minérales" et classés par ordre alphabétique des lieux. Les deux derniers consacrés aux " Mines et Fossiles" sont classés par substance ou minéral. Si on trouve au chapitre "Mines" un état des mines du Royaume par province, qui occupe une quarantaine de pages, le quatrième volume regroupe in fine un ensemble d"articles et mémoires pour la plupart inédits concernant diverses mines ou gîtes minéraux des provinces françaises: Lorraine, Champagne, Dauphiné, Touraine, Pyrénées, Soissonnais, Bretagne, Gascogne, grottes d"Arcy en Bourgogne, Forez, Lyonnais, vallée de Baigorry en Navarre? En fin d"ouvrage se trouve une bibliographie minéralogique de la France, un important index ou "liste des Villages, Bourgs, Montagnes et Rivières de la France où on trouve des Mines, Fossiles, Fluors" (46p.) qui renvoie aux pages correspondantes du dictionnaire, ainsi qu"un index de quelque 50 pages concernant les maladies susceptibles d"être traitées par les eaux ou substances décrites. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Comoediae.

      Typis Johannis Baskerville,, Birminghamiae, 1772 - In-4° (302x234mm), pp. (4), 364, bella legatura coeva in pieno vitello spugnato con armi nobiliari (una rosa coronata al piatto anteriore, cinque frecce con la punta rivolta verso il basso e sormontate da una corona a quello posteriore) impresse in oro al centro dei piatti, il tutto entro filettatura perimetrale in oro. Dorso a nervetti decorati in oro con titolo in oro su tassello rosso, fregi in oro e gli stemmi nobiliari impressi anche ai due piatti in oro entro scomparti. Sguardie marmorizzate caillouté. Lievi bruniture e strappo marginale alla carta Xx3. Bell'esemplare (restauri alle cerniere). Prima edizione di Baskerville del teatro terenziano, impressa con grande nitore tipografico dal massimo stampatore britannico del suo tempo. Le edizioni in-4° di classici impresse dal Baskerville costituiscono "one of the most beautiful collections of Latin Classics ev er published in this country." (Moss). "John Baskerville (1706-1775) was the greatest printer of his era. Born in Wolverley, Hereford - Worcester, England, he became a writing master in Birmingham. He also carried on a successful japanning (varnishing) business there. In about 1750 he began to make experiments in letter founding, and produced the wonderful series of types now named after him. His first book, the Virgil of 1757, was also the first to be printed upon wove paper (manufactured by a process that he invented). In 1758 he be came printer to Cambridge University. All of his books bear show fine craftsmanship and a refined sense of design. In the last few years before his death, Baskerville published a few Latin classics in quarto and duodecimo. All these bear the marks of unabated genius even in his declining days: and suffice, had he printed nothing else, to distinguish him as the first typographer of his time" (T. B. Reed in Old English Letter Foundries). Gaskell, Baskerville, 47. Lommen, The book of the books, passim: "Baskerville's books and his types were extremely influential". Brunet, V, 718. Moss, II, 675. Graesse, VII, 61. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Titi Lucretii Cari De Rerum Natura, Libri Sex

      Johannis Baskerville / John Baskerville, Birminghamae, 1772, - LUCRETIUS. Titi Lucretii Cari De Rerum Natura, Libri Sex. Birminghamae: typis Johannis Baskerville, MDCCLXXII. First Baskerville edition. Pp. (4),[1]-280,(2). 4to, full contemporary red morocco, five raised bands with gilt dentelles and gilt lettering [Lucretius / Baskerville / Birminghamae / 1772]to spine, gilt tooled borders to boards and edges, all edges gilt. A lovelyLatin edition of Lucretius's epic Epicurean poem "On the Nature of the Universe". Provenance: inked 1810 acquisition of one John Brown to first blank; bookplate of Montreal collector Alberti G. Nicholls to front pastedown. Light shelfwear to extremities and outer hinges, sparse foxing to initial and final leaves, very small dampspot to fore-edge of pp. 85-88 (not affecting text), else a very good copy. 700.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        New-England's Memorial: or, A brief relation of the most memorable and remarkable passages of the providence of God, manifested to the planters of New-England, in America; with special reference to the first colony thereof, called New-Plymouth.

      Boston, printed; Newport, reprinted, and sold by S. Southwick, [Newport, R.I.] 1772 - viii, 208 pp. 12mo. Later calf, red morocco gilt label. ?This book is one of those commonly referred to as ?the corner-stone? of the early history of New England, and its accurate and full account of transactions there from 1620 to 1668 justify its claim to that title," (Ives Catalogue). Provenance: Frank C. Deering (red morocco gilt book label). Deering's Collection was bought by the Newberry in 1967. Sabin 51014. Evans 12469. Howes M851 (aa). Alden Rhode Island 491. Bradford 3710. Leclerc 964. Lowdnes 1620. Light wear along joint and fore edge, early ink notations erased from title with small resulting hole, leaves browned with occasional soiled spot or dampstain, leaves A3 through A6 apparently supplied from another copy, chip to lower fore corner with loss of a few words on L3 and repair to T4 with loss of single letter, lacks subscriber list at end; red morocco bookplate on free front endpaper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        We Zmenu Pane Hummownj a Domownj Postylka na wssecky Dny Nedelnj, y Swatecnj Wjrocnj w roce kazanjm Ewangelickym k rannj Naboznosti Domownj zaopatrena w njzto Kazdy zporadany Text po Predmluw dwogj, na tri castky [-].

      (Publication history is undetermined; this might be a handwritten copy of published, or unpublished work.); Ownership (or scribal?) name on titlepage: Jana Mathuska 1771, with initials: J. M. + date of 1772 on binding. - (Full titlpage, given here without diacritical marks, or the special characters used in Czech & Slovak): We Zmenu Pane Hummownj a Domownj Postylka na wssecky Dny Nedelnj, y Swatecnj Wjrocnj w roce kazanjm Ewangelickym k rannj Naboznosti Domownj zaopatrena w njzto Kazdy zporadany Text po Predmluw dwogj, na tri castky rozdeleny we wsdj vprjmne sprostnosti se wyswetluge, a stromu Spasytedlne Naucenj, Gorliwe Naprawenj, a Pro nikawe Potesdenj wssudy naporad se pripogage Nasosana w slowenske Wsy skrze mne [added under the calligraphic titling; in faded inked, the name & date has had darker inking over the faded letters; this is only partly dicipherable]: [--] Jana Mathuska [--] Roku 1771. . Size of binding: 7 in. x 8 ¼ in. x 3 ¾ in. (thick). Handwritten calligraphic titlepage, [2] blank leaves; (first page of handwritten titling & text, beginning): Premisslowanj Ewangeli ska Nedelnj. Nedele I. Adwentj.(through) Nedele XXVII. Po S. Trogicy. Texts are arranged for Sundays & Holy Days, beginning with Advent. Over 900 hand written pages, some parts are divided with blank leaves, in others, it appears some of these blank leaves have been cut out. We count 932 handwritten pages. Handwritten on laid paper, in one or more careful hands in what appears to be Czech, with possibly, some early Slovak material also present. Bound in full, dark brown, old calf with four raised bands on the spine, decorative, blindstamped borders on the covers, surrounding a central rectangular area, with central blindstamp of the Lamb & Banner device in an oval form, floral tooling in corner. Leather bands and clasps are lacking, except one of the metal clasp-posts on the lower right of the front cover; sewn headbands, and edges sprinkled red. Initials on front cover (above the rectangle): J. M. [Jan Mathuska], and partly worn-off date, below the rectangle: 17[7]2. The front hinge along the spine shows a split, exposing some of the binding materials; leather covers show wear and signs of use, with splitting to the inner hinges, and partial separation of the blank endpapers (which show penciled math, subtracting 1771 from various years down to 1847, etc.) Some pages show stains, signs of age, and/or use. The scan shows the front cover of the binding. Scarce example of an 18th century Czech/Slovak bookbinding on a handwritten Sunday Services book that was used by Slovak Lutherans. [Sample text from p.[1]: Premisslowanj Ewangeli cka Nedelnj. Nedele I. Adwentnj. Krali Syonnsky Bezjsti, Vtecho nasse negwisskj. Tebet wjtame srdecne; Bud snami. Casne y wecne. Amen. Proto ze miluge Hospodin Izraele na weky, ustanowil te kralem, aby tinil saud a sprawednost. Nabozna, a skrze Wtelenj Pana Gezjsse draze wykupena dusse. Takto pryweiwe pozdrawowala nekdu kralow na z saby krale salomanna, kdyz knenu do Izewzalema prigelas, a geho weliku maudrost, slawu, y bohatstwj spatrowala. Szako iteme, j. Kral. X g Kterazto slowa my slussne na krysta krale na geho. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Shakespeare (12 Volumes)

      R. Crowder, C. Ware, and T. Payne, London 1772 - 12 Volume Set. Subtitle, "Collated With the Oldest Copies, and Corrected: with Notes, Explanatory and Critical: by Mr. Theobald." Spines have five raised bands with blind-stamped gilt rules and a pasted-on, crimson leather title block with blind-stamped gilt lettering and rules. The gilt is somewhat worn and faded and the title blocks have darkened. All volumes are aged, soiled and shelf-worn. Spine ends and corners are worn, chipped, cracked and/or frayed to the boards to varying degrees. Hinges are cracked and/or split to varying degrees. Vol. I, front cover is detached and a small section (about the size of a dime) is worn to the boards. Front paste-down paper is missing. Beginning with Vol. II, all volumes have a bookplate with a coat of arms and "H. Holland Edwards, Pennant Ereithlyn, North Wales" on front paste-downs. Presumably, these volumes were part of the library of the Rev. Howell Holland Edwards, Rector of the Second Portion of Waddesdon from 1794-1798 or '99. Another volume from his library (a bound volume of The Old Bailey Reports, previously belonging to Narcissus Luttrell) has found its way into the Harvard Law Library. The bookplate has ghosted onto the ffep in all volumes where it is present. Rear cover has a small section (about the size of a dime) worn to the boards. Vol. VII front cover is lose, rear cover is detached. Laid paper interiors are somewhat aged, but only very occasionally foxed. This is an extremely old and very rare set! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ENCYCLOPEDIE (TeatrI) - THEATRES

      EDIZIONE FRANCESE, PARIGI 1751- 1772 - Fascicolo completo relativo ai TEATRI in -folio (25,5 x 40,5 cm.) composto da 4 pagine di testo e 35 tav. a piena e doppia pagina incise da Benard. Condizioni molto buone (quasi privo di fioriture, fogli molto freschi). L'ENCICLOPEDIA O DIZIONARIO RAGIONATO DELLE SCIENZE, DELLE ARTI E DEI MESTIERI (Encyclopà die ou Dictionnaire raisonnà des sciences, des arts et des mà tiers nel titolo originale) à una vasta enciclopedia pubblicata nel XVIII secolo, in lingua francese, da un consistente gruppo di intellettuali sotto la direzione di Diderot e D'Alembert. Essa rappresenta un importante punto di arrivo di un lungo percorso teso a creare un compendio universale del sapere, nonchà il primo prototipo di larga diffusione e successo delle moderne enciclopedie, al quale guarderanno e si ispireranno nella struttura quelle successive. SECOLO XVIII (seconda metÃ)

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        Kierlighed uden Strømper. Et Sørge-Spil i fem Optog.

      1. utgave. Kjøbenhavn 1772. 8vo. 87 s.. Bundet i samtidig kartong. Tittelbladet forsterket med Japanpapir. Noen linjer er streket over. Slitt i ryggen. Kartongen slitt. Boken har bruksspor men har likevel mange gode kvaliteter. MEGET SJELDEN!

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        Noticias Americanas: Entretenimientos Phisicos-Historicos, sobre la América Meridional, y la Septentrianal [sic] oriental. Comparacion general de los territorios, climas, y produciones en las tres especies, vegetales, animales, y minerales: Con relacion particular de las petrificaciones de cuerpos marinos de los Indios naturales de aquellos paises, sus costumbres, y usos: De las antiguedades: Discurso sobre la lengua, y sobre el modo en que pasaron los primeros pobladores.

      Francisco Manuel de Mena, Madrid 1772 - [24], 328, 319-407 (i.e .417), [1] pp. 4to (207 x 140 mm). 18th-century mottled sheep, five raised bands, five compartments decorated in gilt, red morocco lettering, edges stained red, marbled endpapers. Hardback. Most of the Noticias concerns Ulloa's travels in Peru and Ecuador, including geography, antiquities, customs, language, and religion of the Indians, with the final six sections, comprising nearly 100 pages devoted to American Indians: ?Of the Customs and Manners of the Native Indians;? ?A Comparison of their peculiar Traits with those of other Nations;? ?A Treatise on the Religion of the Aborigines;? ?A Notice of the Antiquities discovered in the Country;? ?An Account of some of the Writings of the Indians; and of some Figures in the Form of Idols; of the Language of the Indians, and the Manner in which these countries were peopled" (Field). "Ouvrage curieux et fort intéressant," (Le Clerc). Antonio de Ulloa y de la Torre-Girault (1716 -1795) was a colonial administrator, and the first Spanish governor of Louisiana though he was deposed in 1768 after two years, during a creole revolt. But he is most remembered for his writings and his scientific work especially as an astronomer. A copy of this work resided in Thomas Jefferson's Library. Palau 343417. Sabin 97687. Medina BHA 4600. Field 1584. Leclerc 580. Heredia III: 3311. Salva 3145. Berstain III: p. 207. JCB III: 1844. Goldsmiths'-Kress 10839. Sowerby 4123. Spain & Spanish America I: 689. A very good copy, boards rubbed, inconspicuous groove to front board, wear to head of spine with tiny split at joint, occasional foxing, mostly marginal. A handsome example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages de Richard Pockocke, membre de la Société Royale, & de celle des Antiquités de Londres, &c. en Orient, dans l'Egypte, l'Arabie, la Palestine, la Syrie, la Grèce, la Thrace, &c. &c. &c.

      J P Costard, Paris 1772 - 6 volumes: viii+485 pages; 500 pages; 501 pages; 479 pages; viii+456 pages; 466 pages. Duodecimo (7 1/4" 4 1/2") issued in original vellum with labels to spine. 1st French edition translated from the second English edition. Richard Pococke was an English prelate and anthropologist. Spelling in the French [Peckocke]. He was Protestant Bishop of Ossory (1756-65) and Meath (1765), both dioceses of the Church of Ireland. However, he is best known for his travel writings and diaries. Pococke was born in Southampton and educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, receiving a Bachelor of Law degree. His father was Rev. Richard Pococke and his mother was Elizabeth Milles, the daughter of Rev. Isaac Milles. His parents were married on 26 April 1698. Pococke's uncle, Thomas Milles, was a Professor of Greek. He was also distantly related to Edward Pococke, the English Orientalist and biblical scholar. His family connections meant he advanced rapidly in the church, becoming vicar-general of the diocese of Waterford and Lismore. He seems to have spent far more time traveling than attending to his duties as a churchman and spent 1733-36 undertaking a series of tours in Europe. From 1737-42 he visited the Near East,[3] visiting Egypt, Jerusalem, Palestine and Greece. These travels were later published in his 'Description of the East' of 1743 and 1745, works which were praised by Edmund Gibbon. During the years 1747-60, Pococke made a number of tours around various parts of Ireland. The longest of these tours occurred in 1752, when he traveled to just over half of Ireland's counties. He kept a record of this tour, but did not publish it. It ended up in the library of Trinity College, Dublin. Eventually, in 1891, an edited edition of Pococke's 1752 tour was published by George Thomas Stokes. He was made bishop successively of Ossory, Elphin and of Meath in 1765. He spent many of his later years in travel throughout Britain and Ireland, publishing accounts of many of his journeys. He died during a visitation at Charleville Castle, near Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland, in 1765. On his death, many of his manuscripts were given to the British Library. He was buried at Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland. Condition: 6 of 7 volumes. Volume 7 was published in 1773, a year later, and is usually not found with the six volumes published in 1772. Bound in the original velum, which has stiffened with age and chipped away at spine ends and on some volumes of the spine. This was first published in English in three part, bound in two, in 1743 and volume 2 in 1745 in folio format. Internally a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cours d'hippiatrique, ou Traité complet de la médecine des chevaux. Orné de soixante & cinq planches gravées avec soin

      Edme, et chez l'auteur 1772 In - folio (52 x 35 cm), veau fauve moucheté, dos à six nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin vert, filets entourant les plats, fleurons aux angles, filets de coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Orné de 56 gravures en couleurs, 1 frontispice, 1 portrait, et 7 grandes vignettes. Ex - libris Richard d'Aubigny. Bel exemplaire. / / Folio (52 x 35 cm), fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on six bands, green morocco label, fillets border on covers, flowerets on corners, fillets on turns - in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with 56 coloured engravings, 1 frontispiece, 1 portrait, and 7 large vignettes. Ex - libris Richard d'Aubigny. Nice copy.

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        Ordenanza de S.M. para el servicio y cuerpo de ingenieros de Marina en los departamentos y a bordo de los navíos de guerra

      Oficina de Pedro Marín, Madrid 1772 - 215 p. inc. port., 2 h. sin num. de índice. 1 grabado a toda plana por Carmona.Tafilete rojo de época, greca dorada con motivos vegetales en ambos planos, lomo cuajado de adornos también dorados, cantos, contracantos, cabeza y cortes dorados, punto de lectura en seda azul.Ejemplar en gran papel, las primeras y últimas hojas presentan mancha de humedad en el margen lateral externo, sin afectar al texto

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        Della lingua propria di Cristo e degli Ebrei nazionali della Palestina da’ tempi de’ Maccabei. Dissertazioni. in disamina del sentimento di un recente scrittore italiano.

      nella Stamperia Reale,, Parma, 1772 - Cm. 21,5, pp. (8) xvi, 244. Medaglione con il volto di Cristo al centro del frontespizio. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in pergamena rigida, dorso a nervi con fregi in oro e titoli su tassello. Sguardie marmorizzte. Bell’esemplare, genuino e ad ampi margini. Testo in italiano con passaggi in lingua ebraica, greca ed araba. Interessante edizione bodoniana. Cfr. Brooks (26).

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        Usong, Histoire Orientale

      Valade, Grasset, Paris, et Lausanne 1772 - In-12 (172 x 101 mm), 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 française, traduite de l'allemand. 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. (petite fente dans le haut de la charnière du second plat, cuir frotté dans le bas des plats, petite déchirure p. 317, quelques piqûres). // 12o (172 x 101 mm), 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 french edition, translated from german. 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. (small crack on top of hinge on second cover, rubbings on bottom of covers, small tear p. 317, some spots).

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        Logick: or, the right use of reason in the inquiry after truth. With a variety of rules to guard against error, in the affairs of religion and human life, as well as in the sciences. By Isaac Watts, D.D. The fifteenth edition. Two volumes WITH The improvement of the mind: or, a supplement to the art of logick: containing a variety of remarks and rules for the attainment and communication of useful knowledge, in religion, in the sciences, and in common life. By I. Watts, D.D. The fifth edition.

      London: printed for J. Buckland, T. Caslon, T. Longman, T. Field, E. and C. Dilly, G. Kearsley, G. Robinson, and J. Roberts, W. Flexney and G. Pearch, M.DCC.LXXII. [1772] - x,365,[1]p.; 8vo. WITH Watts, Isaac. The improvement of the mind: or, a supplement to the art of logick: containing a variety of remarks and rules for the attainment and communication of useful knowledge, in religion, in the sciences, and in common life. By I. Watts, D.D. The fifth edition. London: printed for J. Buckland, and T. Longman; M. Waugh; E. and C. Dilly; and T. Field, and Co., 1768. xiii,[3],320[i.e.362],[2]p.; 8vo. Lmh; CtHi, MH, CSmH, CaOTU in ESTC. Two volumes bound uniformly in contemporary full calf. A very fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Analyse des conciles généraux et particuliers, Contenant leurs Canons fur le Dogme, la Morale, & la Dificipline tant ancienne que moderne, expliques par des Notes, conferes avec le Droit nouveau, notamment avec le Droit particulier de la France, & precedes d'un Traite des Conciles en general, pour fervir d'introduction : Ouvrage utile au Clerge feculier & regulier, ainfi qu'aux Jurifconfultes

      Chez Vincent 1772 - - Chez Vincent, A Paris 1772-1777, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 4 (19,5x26cm), 4 volumes reliés. - Edition originale. Rare réunion des quatre volumes en première édition. Les volumes ont paru successivement de 1772 à 1777, c'est pourquoi on trouve peu la collection complète dans les bibliothèques. Plein Veau glacé et marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Quelques pages brunies, quelques rousseurs et mouillure angulaire en bas de page sur quelques feuillets, mais bel exemplaire. Important ouvrage, d'une grande érudition, sur l'histoire et le rôle des conciles (oecuméniques, provinciaux.) au sein de l'église catholique. L'oeuvre se veut exhaustive et détaille les ordonnances et les édits de tous les conciles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Political History of the Devil; bound with Anecdotes of a Scoundrel or, Memoirs of Devil Dick.

      C. Earl, Brimingham 1772 - Contemporary full molted calf, rebacked expertly spine with 6 compartments of raised bands, red morocco label on two. , Although the title page indicates the book is ?illustrated with copper-plates,?; the sixth edition is complete with one plate. , Size : 8vo, Complete with 1 folding plate. , Volume : 2 volumes in 1, P. title, blank, (2), i-iv, 1-351; blank, frontis, title, blank, 3-23.

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        OBRAS QVE FRANCISCO CERVANTES DE SALAZAR ha hecho (sic) glossado i tradvcido. Dialogo de la dignidad del Hombre por el M. Oliva y por Cervantes. Apologo de la ociosidad i el trabajo, intitulado labricio portuondo, por Luis Mexia, glossado por F. Cervantes. Introduccion y camino para la sabiduria compuesta en latin, como va ahora, por Juan Luís Vives, vuelta al castellano con muchas adiciones por el mismo Cervantes. 2ª edición

      - Madrid. Antonio de Sancha. 1772. 4º menor, 9h-xxiv-29pp y vuelta, 2h-171-xxiv-118pp-3h-175pp. Bonita encuadernación época, plena pasta valenciana, hierros al oro, tejuelo, lomera cuajada, cortes tintados. Pocas restauraciones de papel en margen blanco, una en portada, magistralmente ejecutadas. Excelente ejemplar, sólido muy limpio, con todos sus márgenes de imprenta, buen papel de época, ladillos, notas al texto a pie de página. La primera edición de estas obras se publicaron en Alcala de Henares. En casa de Juán de Brocar. 1546. Esta que presentamos fué editada con notas por Cerdá y Rico. Francisco Cervantes de Salazar (Toledo, ca. 1514 - México, 1575). Escritor español. Estudió en Salamanca y fue profesor en la Universidad de Osuna (1546). Pasó a México en 1551, de cuya universidad fue rector. Murió siendo canónigo de la catedral de México. Sus Obras se publicaron en Alcalá, 1546, con una dedicatoria a Hernán Cortés. En ellas se encuentran la continuación del Diálogo de la dignidad del hombre de Fernán Pérez de Oliva, el Labricio Portundo (Apólogo de la ociosidad y el trabajo) de Luis Mexía glosado y moralizado y la Introducción y camino para la sabiduría de Juan Luis Vives ampliada y comentada. Aparte compuso una Crónica de la Nueva España de un gran valor antropológico por sus datos sobre las culturas indígenas autóctonas y también histórico, por los datos que ofrece sobre la conquista y la gesta de Hernán Cortés, al que conoció personalmente, se inspiró para ello en las Cartas de relación del mismo y en la Historia general de las Indias de López de Gómara. Escribió igualmente el Túmulo imperial de la gran ciudad de México, en que se refieren las ceremonias acaecidas en México dedicadas en memoria de Carlos V. Algunos le atribuyen, últimamente, la autoría del Lazarillo de Tormes. Discurso de Ambrosio de Morales sobre la lengua castellana con notas del editor, 29pp. Fernán Pérez de Oliva, ca. 1494-1533. Luis de Mexía y Ponce de León, b. 1524. Juan Luis Vives, 1492-1540. Antonio de Sancha, 1720-1790. BGE.CASX91-B14294. CCPB000057272-1. Medina, Biblioteca hispano-americana, 4557. Palau 540065.Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Analyse des eaux thermales d'Aix en Savoye dans laquelle on expose Les diverses manières d'user de ces eaux, la méthode & le régime de vivre qu'il convient de suivre pendant leur usage, & les différentes maladies pour lesquelles elles sont employées avec plusieurs Observations qui y sont relatives, pour en constater les propriétés.

      De l'Imprimerie de M. F. Gorrin 1772 - - De l'Imprimerie de M. F. Gorrin, Chambéry 1772, in-8 (12x20cm), (4) XI 184pp., relié. - Edition originale non citée par Quérard qui propose la date de 1773. Plein veau blond moucheté d'époque. Dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Petits fers figurant des chardons et des glands ainsi que des étoiles dorées. Toutes tranches marbrées. Une garde légèrement désolidarisée et un coin frotté. Le médecin savoyard Joseph Daquin, outre son statut de créateur de la médecine psychiatrique dite aliéniste, présente un intérêt tout particulier pour le thermalisme et l'hygiène médicale. C'est en constatant la méconnaissance des eaux thermales et leur prescription aveugle qu'il a décidé de mettre en oeuvres ses recherches et de proposer son Analyse. Il évoque notamment dans cet ouvrage les thermes romains d'Aix les Bains, nationaux jusqu'au XIXe siècle qui furent redécouverts par hasard l'année de la publication de son étude. (4) XI 184pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage autour du monde par la frégate du roi La Boudeuse et la fl?te L'Étoile en 1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769, Seconde Edition (2. Aufl.), Augmenteé, Tome Premier (Bd. 1), Paris 1772.

      Paris, Saillant & Nyon, 1772. - Band 1 (v. 2) des berühmten Reiseberichts des Comte de Bougainville, der 1766 im Regierungsauftrage die erste von Franzosen unternommene Weltumsegelung unternahm. Bougainville (1729 – 1811), der über vielseitige Begabungen verfügte – so verfasste er unter anderem ein mathematisches Werk über Integralrechnung – nahm von 1756 an in Französisch-Kanada am Krieg gegen Großbritannien teil. 1764 gründete er eine Kolonie auf den Falkland-Inseln, die später an Spanien abgetreten wurde. Am 5. Dezember 1766 brach er, begleitet von Naturforschern, Astronomen und Kartographen, als Kommandant der Fregatte Boudeuse und der Korvette Étoile zu seiner Reise um die Erde auf. Er segelte durch die Magalhaesstraße zu den Samoainseln, weitere Stationen waren die Hebriden, Neuguinea und die Molukken, bevor er schließlich über das damals niederländische Batavia am 16. März 1769 nach St.-Malo zurückkehrte. Bougainvilles ausführlicher, mit Kartenzeichnungen reich illustrierter Reisebericht ist eines der faszinierendsten Reisedokumente dieser Zeit und beeinflusste maßgeblich den seinerzeitigen Forschungs- und Wissensstand über die Südsee-Region. James Cook bezeichnete Bougainvilles Buch 1773 als „die nützlichste und auch unterhaltsamste Beschreibung einer Reise durch dieses Meer, die bis jetzt erschienen ist". Das idealisierte Bild, das Bougainville dabei vom Leben der Südsee-Insulaner zeichnete, trug wesentlich zur Popularisierung der Naturlehren Rousseaus bei. Die hier im ersten Band vorliegend zweite Auflage des Werkes mit umfassenderem Text als die 1771 erschienene Erstauflage. französich 1200 Ein Gelenk mit kleiner Einkerbung (1,2 cm), sonst sehr guter Zustand des schönen, repräsentativen Bandes. Leder glänzend und frisch wirkend, lediglich gering berieben, Ecken etwas bestoßen. Kleiner Ausschnitt am Vortitelblatt (augenscheinlich Entfernung eines Besitzereintrags). Seiten sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Karten wegen der Mehrfachfaltung partiell an den Ränder etwas geknittert. In toto sehr schönes Exemplar des ersten Bandes dieser berühmten Reisebeschreibung. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. XLIII, 336 S. Enthalten sind 6 mehrfach gefaltete, teils großformatige Karten. Brauner Original-Ganzlederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf rotem und grünem Lederrückenschild sowie grazilen ornamentalen Goldprägungen. Buchdeckel mit umlaufender goldener Prägeleiste. Dreiseitiger Goldschnitt. Vorsätze mit Buntpapierbezug.

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        Travels into North America; Containing its Natural History, and a Circumstantial Account of its Plantations and Agriculture in General, with the Civil Ecclesiastical and Commercial State of the Country, the Manners of the Inhabitants, and Several Curious

      London: T. Lowndes, 1772. - 2 volumes. 8vo., (8 2/8 x 5 inches). Large engraved folding map and 6 plates (some minor offsetting, one or two pale marginal stains). Modern diced calf antique. Provenance: Bookplates of Ruthven Deane (1851-1934), "heart ornithologist" (Theodore Roosevelt), on each front paste-down and manuscript bibliographical notes tipped in before the first blank in volume one. "One of the most important and reliable eighteenth-century accounts of American natural history, social organization and political situation" (Streeter sale II, 823). Second English edition. First published in Sweden in three volumes in 1753, 1756, and 1761. Before journeying to North America Kalm had travelled extensively not only in Sweden, but also in Russia and the Ukraine. ".These volumes contain the most trustworthy description of Swedish settlements in.Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The voyage was undertaken at the instigation of Linnaeus, for the purpose of discovering whether any North American plants could be successfully introduced into Sweden" (Lande 482). "A work of high character, especially for its natural history, for which the author was immortalized by Linnaeus" (Sabin) who named the "Mountain-Laurel" Kalmia latifolia, the state flower of both Pennsylvania and Connecticut, for him. Sabin 36989. Oblong 8vo., (5 4/8 x 8 4/8 inches). 86 fine chromolithographed plates and 29 half-tones with additional colour, of varieties of fruit including apples, pears, peaches, plums, grapes, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, rhubarb, asparagus, strawberries, and even dewberries, trees, shrubs and flowering plants. Contemporary black cloth. Provenance: with the ink stamp of W.T. Mitchell and Son, Nurserymen of Beverly in Ohio on the endpapers, and their ink stamps with pricing information on some plates throughout. A fine album of extraordinarily colourful plates of plants of all varieties available from the Mitchells of Ohio, printed by a variety of printers local to Rochester in New York. Each plate is accompanied by a short caption describing the plant: this of the Wragg cherry "Origin somewhat uncertain: supposed to be Russian. Tree very hardy, enduring extreme cold, and succeeding generally. Quality fine." "As Rochester's gardening flourished a local bookseller with an interest in the subject, D.M. Dewey, began to collect and publish coloured plates of fruit, flowers, shrubs, and fruit-bearing or purely ornamental trees. Selections of these plates sold by Dewey and others from the 1850s to the last decade of the century were usually bound into pocket-sized books about ten by six inches with stout leather covers, often stamped with the name of the nursery or the salesman offering the plants portrayed within. Dewey also recognised the wider appeal of the coloured plates described by Charles van Ravenswaay as 'an innovation in American popular art' ("A Nineteenth-Century Garden", 1977, page 20.). Their polychromic attractions were extended to a larger audience in small selections from a larger-sized series presented in decorative bindings, . the earliest plates were simple watercolours, but later, as the demand grew, the technique of theorem paintings coloured with the help of stencils was used to multiply the number of copies as quickly and as cheaply as possible. Later still engraved or lithographed outlines were coloured by hand, and finally chromolithographs printed in colour began to replace more laborious procedures, though some of these were finished by hand too. Most of these processes involved the labour of teams of artists and colourists, one or two of whom went on to establish themselves as rivals to Dewey, though none achieved the same success" (Oak Spring Pomona 64). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Kate Hunter, M.A. Oxon, in the Rare Book Department [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Henry Alken: Sparrow Catching

      - "Sparrow Catching" Watercolor on paper 7” x 10”; 24” x 20 1/4” framed This is from a superlative selection of sporting watercolors by the acclaimed British artists Samuel and Henry Alken. They were scrupulously assembled by the legendary early 19th-century collector and dealer Frank T. Sabin, and reflect the superb tastes and unrivaled eye of this most sophisticated connoisseur. As such, the present selection forms a group of outstanding original works by two renowned sporting artists. Samuel Alken and his son Henry were the most prominent members of a successful family of artists, and two of the best-known sporting artists of late 18th and early 19th-century Britain. Samuel's parents had emigrated to England from Denmark, and he built his own artistic career to a great level of fame through his mastery of the quintessential British subject matter: the hunt. He entered the Royal Academy Schools, London, as a sculptor in 1772. In 1779 he published A New Book of Ornaments Designed and Etched by Samuel Alken, afterwards establishing himself as one of the most competent engravers in the new technique of aquatint, and he won wide acclaim for his many sporting prints. Working in this genre, Alken became one of the most prolific and acclaimed British sporting artists of his day, and passed his skills on to his son. Samuel was responsible for the early art instruction that set his son, Henry, on a path towards even greater recognition than his own. Henry received his training not just from his father, but also from the miniature painter J. T. Beaumont (1774-1851), an experience that endowed him with an accomplished graphic precision. He applied this skill to his flippant and anecdotal early paintings, etchings and watercolors of hunting, coaching, racing and other animal subjects. He was also employed by sporting periodicals as an illustrator, and provided plates for the National Sports of Great Britain (London, 1821), strengthening the market for his work in sporting circles, in particular the notorious clique of wealthy and reckless huntsmen who gathered at Melton Mowbray, Leics.

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        The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New; with the Apocrypha: Translated Out of the Original Tongues, with Annotations

      Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville, 1769-1772 - The second edition of Baskerville's masterpiece, following the 1763 first edition. Issued in parts, this copy retains the first-state title page, dated 1769 (BIBLE, ENGLISH) Second Baskerville Bible, with first state title-page (dated 1769). Folio. Engraved frontispiece, 9 copperplates; unpaginated [1144 pages]. Full contemporary mottled calf, gilt; rubbed and scuffed, some offsetting from plates, light soiling throughout, previous owner's note affixed to front pastedown, else a handsome, sturdy copy. Gaskell 35; Pardoe p. 105 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historiarum ab urbe condita libri qui supersunt; cum omnium epitomis, ac deperditorum fragmentis: ad optimas editiones castigati. Accurante Tho. Ruddimanno, A.M. [Four volumes.]

      Edinburgh: In aedibus W. Ruddimanni et Sociorum 1772 - a little light soiling and browning, ownership inscription of Robert Kerr, 1786, to title-pages (and that of William Kerr, 1820, added in vol. ii), substantial sections of the second volume with interlinear and marginal pencil translations and annotations, a few small slips with further annotations tipped in, pp. [viii], 491, [1]; [ii], 552; [ii], 511, [i]; [ii], 457, [137], 12mo, contemporary sheep, spines divided by gilt rolls, black morocco lettering pieces and small green oval numbering pieces, somewhat rubbed, slight wear to corners and spine ends, a few scrapes to boards, joints cracking a little but sound, bookplate of William Scott Kerr of Chatto, good Thomas Ruddiman (1674-1757) was a classical scholar, librarian, and printer who produced a number of important editions, including the second printing of Douglas’s Virgil (1710). ‘In 1751 he published a superb edition of Livy, in four duodecimo volumes, but by then his sight was failing’ (ODNB) - this is a reprint produced by his nephew, Walter (1719-1781), the third separate edition (several issues had appeared in 1751-2, followed by a 1764 edition published by J. Wood). This copy seems to have come to William Scott Kerr (1807-1890) of Chatto when he was a young student; the pencil notes could be his. The earlier owner, Robert Kerr, must be William’s father (1770-1831), who was born Robert Scott but whose own father assumed the names and arms of Kerr on inheriting the estates of Sunlaws and Chatto. (ESTC N13442)

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        Orlando Furioso.

      Zatta, Venezia 1772 - 4 volumi in 4°(22 x 29) Opera superbamente illustrata, ritenuta una delle più belle opere del settecento veneziano, sinonimo di raffinata ed elegante arte tipografica che impegno artisti quali Molosso, Leonardi, Zuliani, Baratti e altri dai disegni di Pietro Antonio Novelli. Primo Volume = 1ff - occhiello/avviso al legatore - antiporta, frontespizio - 8ff - LX - 160 Contenuto TAVOLE = frontespizio + ritratto Ariosto + abitazione Ariosto + tomba Ariosto + sedia Ariosto + calamaio Ariosto + grafia Ariosto + 12 tavole per i primi 12 canti = Totale di 19 Tavole Secondo Volume 214 ff Contenuto TAVOLE = 13 tavole canti dal 13 al 25 Terzo Volume 206 ff Contenuto TAVOLE = 14 tavole canti dal 26 al 39 Quarto Volume 280 ff Contenuto TAVOLE = 12 tavole canti dal 40 al 46 e dal 1 al 5 dei canti rivisti Per un totale di 58 TAVOLE Altre illustrazioni: 51 quadri degli argomenti ( 46 canti + 5 canti rivisti) con testo anch'esso inciso, 51 capolettera finemente istoriati, 51 tra finalini e culs-de-lampe. Legatura coeva in ottimo stato, cartonata, colorata e lucidata; Autore, titolo e numerazione dei volumi in oro ai dorsi finemente lavorati con decori floreali. Tagli spruzzati di rosso. Fogli interni bianchi e freschi con ampia marginatura. Opera in condizioni di perfetto

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        The Works of the Honourable Robert Boyle in Six Volumes. To which is prefixed The Life of the Author.

      - New ed., 6 vols., 4to., frontis. portrait in vol.I after Kersseboom, 24 engraved plates on 16 sheets (14 folding), a few plates with some light water-marking, bound in early calf, recently neatly respined and re-cornered in morocco, a clean copy. London, W.Johnston, S,Crowder, T.Payne et al, 1772. Fulton 241. The most complete edition of Boyle?s works which are organised in order of their first publication and is prefaced by Thomas Birch?s Life of Boyle first published in 1744.

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        NOUVELLE MAISON RUSTIQUE. La ou économie générale de tous les biens de campagne; la maniere de les entretenir et de les multiplier (2 vols.)

      1772 - París, 1772. 4º M, VIII, 760 p. / VII, 756 p. 1 h. Plena piel época con nervios y lomo cuajado, cortes pintados. 2 vols.: el Vol. I contiene 15 grabados y el Vol. II 23, todos ellos en talla dulce, algunos ligeramente deteriorados. Interesante obra sobre la manera de organizar y llevar una casa de campo. Con capítulos dedicados a la agricultura, jardinería, viñas, caza, pesca, cocina, aves, caballos etc. [Thiebaud nº 597] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Istituzione antiquario nomismatica o sia introduzione allo studio delle antiche medaglie. In due libri proposta dall'autore dell'Istituzione Antiquario Lapidaria.

      Zempel., Roma. 1772 - In 8°, br. muta, pp. XXXII + 487 + 3 inc. n. f. t. raffiguranti compl. 28 medaglie. Front. fig. con inc. di Giardoni. Capilettera su ricche inc. Testata. Finaline. Barbe. Mende alla cop. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Luister van het orgel. Naauwkeurige aanwijzinge, hoe men door eene gepaste registreering en geschikte bespeeling de voortreffelijke hoedanigheden en verwonderenswaardige vermogens van een kerk- of huisorgel in staat is te vertoonen

      Gouda : Van der Klos, 1772 - 78 S. 8vo. Mod. HLn. Rücken schadhaft. Einband lose. Einige Randausbesserungen, ohne Textverlust. RISM BVI, 2, S. 411. nl

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        Cours d'hippiatrique, ou Traité complet de la médecine des chevaux. Orné de soixante & cinq planches gravées avec soin

      Edme, et chez l'auteur, Paris 1772 - In-folio (52 x 35 cm), veau fauve moucheté, dos à six nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin vert, filets entourant les plats, fleurons aux angles, filets de coupes, dentelle intérieure, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Orné de 56 gravures en couleurs, 1 frontispice, 1 portrait, et 7 grandes vignettes. Ex-libris Richard d'Aubigny. Bel exemplaire. // Folio (52 x 35 cm), fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on six bands, green morocco label, fillets border on covers, flowerets on corners, fillets on turns-in, dentelle inside, gilt edges (contemporary binding). Illustrated with 56 coloured engravings, 1 frontispiece, 1 portrait, and 7 large vignettes. Ex-libris Richard d'Aubigny. Nice copy.

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        HOLY BIBLE, CONTAINING THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW; WITH THE APOCRYPHA: TRANSLATED OUT OF THE ORIGINAL TONGUES, WITH ANNOTATIONS

      John Baskerville, Birmingham, England 1772 - folio. contemporary paneled calf, gilt-stamped labels on spine, gilt-tooled board edges. unpaginated. This edition is the first edition, first issue of this printing by Baskerville (Gaskell 35). The King James version of the Bible. List of books of the Old Testament, the Apocrypha, and the New Testament. With footnoted annotations and Usher's chronology throughout text. Tables of weights and measures, the Hebrew calendar, days of the week, and times of the day follow text. Frontispiece and nine other copper plate engravings. The subtitle of the New Testament is dated 1771 (this work was originally issued in parts). Baskerville published only two Bibles in his lifetime: the Cambridge Bible (1763) and the Birmingham Bible (1769-1772). Covers rebacked preserving the original spine. With spine label gilt-leathered with the owner's name and date (1772). Gilt board edges. Joints strengthened. Part of one of the spine labels is chipped away. A little worming to front cover and the first few leaves. Covers rubbed and scuffed. Remnants of pew assignments and rents for an Anglican church attached to front pastedown. Some pencil marks and soiling on endpapers. contemporary paneled calf, gilt-stamped labels on spine, gilt-tooled board edges [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Capitain Lemuel Gullivers resor, til åtskillige långt bort belägne land; beprydde med kopparstycken. Tålkad ifrån fransyskan. Andra uplagan. I-II.

      1772 - Västerås, J. L. Horrn, 1772. 8:o. (16),150 pp. & 2 engraved plates + (10),3-173,(3) spp & 2 engraved plates. Modern speckled brown paper covered boards with a bone-white title label and old blue-sprinkled edges (bound by Johanna Röjgård). Occasional minor stains. An unpaginated leaf with book advertisments is missing at the end of part I.The second Swedish edition of "Gulliver's travels". First Swedish edition was published 1744-45. Translated by Olof Bidenius Renhorn from the French and illustrated with four engraved plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Parere. Sulla Natura della Tisichezza, e sulle Cautele da Usare per Preservarsi dalla Medesima. Pubblicato d' Ordine dell' Eccellentissimo Magistrato della Sanitá di Venezia.

      Pinelli,, Venezia, 1772 - Venezia, Pinelli, 1772. Gr.-8°. XXXVIII S. Interimsbroschur der Zeit. In ital. Sprache. Mit einer Titelvignette und einer gestochenen Initiale. - Ehemal. Bibliotheks-Expl., etw. stockfleckig, Besitzsign. a. T., leichte Faltspur, leichte Gbrsp. - Italienisches Traktat zur Schwindsucht (TBC) und den Vorbeugungen dagegen. - Die größte geschichtliche Welle der Tuberkulose begann im 17. Jahrhundert und gipfelte im 18. Jahrhundert. Nach einem temporären Aufflackern der Epidemie kurz nach dem Ersten und dem Zweiten Weltkrieg erlebt Europa heute die letzten Ausläufer dieser Welle. In den europäischen Ländern gab es im 18. Jahrhundert hinsichtlich der Auffassung der Pathogenese unterschiedliche Traditionen. Viele Medizinautoren dieser Zeit betrachteten die Tuberkulose als die schlimmste unter den damals bekannten Seuchen. Als Ursachen sahen sie eine Ungleichverteilung der Körpersäfte, unheilvolle Ausdünstungen des Bodens, die Verstädterung oder den Verfall der Sitten an. In Italien neigte man dagegen traditionell zu einer contagiösen, d. h. übertragbaren Ursache. Konsequenterweise führte die Republik Venedig Mitte des 18. Jahrhunderts die schriftliche Meldepflicht bei Erkrankungen an der Phthyse (Schwindsucht) der Lungen ein. Die persönliche Habe der an der Erkrankung verstorbenen Personen wurde zur Minderung der Ansteckungssgefahr verbrannt . Das erste Tuberkulose-Sanatorium weltweit wurde 1855 in Deutschland eröffnet, im niederschlesischen Görbersdorf (heute Sokolowsko, Polen). Nachdem man auch im Norden erkannt hatte, dass die Krankheit ansteckend ist, wurde die Tuberkulose in den 1880ern in Großbritannien meldepflichtig. Damals gab es Kampagnen zum Vermeiden des Ausspuckens auf öffentlichen Plätzen. (Zitat) Italienisch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Introduction to the History of Great Britain and Ireland: or, an Inquiry into the origin, religion, future state, character, manners, morality, amusements, persons, manner of life, houses, navigation, commerce, language, government, kings, general assemblies, courts of justice, and juries, of the Britons, Scots, Irish, and Anglo-Saxons.

      for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt,, London: 1772 - [xii], 347, (i), [9] index, [3] adverts. Some toning, foxing or soiling to first and last few pages. Text very clean with occasional light spotting. The 'discoverer' of Ossian, speaking of himself, says in the preface: 'An enemy to fiction himself, he imposes none on the world. He advances nothing as fact without authorities; and his conjectures arise not so much from his own ingenuity, as from the proofs which the ancients have laid down before him.' Takes a great interest in the Irish versus the Scottish claims to be the originators of Celtic culture. Quarto, in a new craftsman binding of half brown calf with marbled boards, spine with five raised bands ruled gilt and two spine labels. A very handsome copy. [Heavy Item] Second edition, revised and greatly enlarged. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete English Traveller;

      J Cooke 1772. Contemporary calf boards, corners and edges a little bumped and worn, a few marks. New spine in speckled calf, raised bands, blind tooling, original red calf label with title in gilt. Internally, new endpapers, frontispiece, title page with ink name at head (John Parlby), [3], (iv) only, [1], (iv) only, [1], 2-696 pp, [12] index, [4] subscribers list, 2 maps (1 folding), 58 pls (B&W, 1 folding), 1 wood cut, 6 printers devices, small tear to edge of 1 plate just touching, 1 paper margin repair. (ESTC T163379. Lowndes 2475/6. Allibon 1924) Sanders, compiler of biographies and writer, who under the pseudonym of Nathaniel Spencer he published in weekly numbers The complete English traveller, or, A new survey and description of England and Wales, containing a full account of what is curious and entertaining in the several counties, the isles of Man, Jersey, and Guernsey . and a description of Scotland in 1771. This travel guide was partly based on his own travels but also drew on the travel writings by John Ray, Daniel Defoe, and John Pennant. See ODNB

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        Beschreibung von Arabien aus eigenen Beobachtungen und im Lande selbst gesammleten Nachrichten abgefasset.

      1772 - Copenhagen, N. Möller, 1772. 4:o. XLVII,(1),431,(1) s. & 1 folded engraved table & 19 engraved plates, of which 4 are folded and 2 hand coloured & 6 folded engraved maps, of which 1 is outlined by hand in colour. Engraved vignette on title and on p. V. Contemporary half calf, somewhat worn, with raised bands, sparingly gilt spine and brown paper label. Edges stained red. Marbled paper on sides. Spine with minor spotting and a small hole. Internally fine with some light foxing. Old stamp on title. Bibliotheca danica II:555. Carsten Niebuhr (1733-1815) was a German mathematician, cartographer and scientific explorer in Danish service. In 1758 he was made a member of the Danish scientic expedition to Arabia, with the task of making the geographical measurements. Another member of the expedition was the Linnean disciple Peter Forsskål. The expedition was split by inner strife, and the philologist F. C. von Haven was even accused of attempted murder. Forsskål's well known temperament and stubborness probably contributed significantly to the antagonism. Both Forsskål and von Haven died in present day Yemen in the spring of 1763. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cours D'Hippiatrique

      - Ou traité complet de la médecine des chevaux, orné de soixante & cinq planches gravées avec soin. Edme; chez l’Auteur; Paris, 1772. Stunning contemporary full brownish red morocco with triple gilt fillet to boards and spine decorated in panels - separated by raised bands embellished with gilt - each with a central gilt flower further enhanced with star and spherical ornaments and cornerpieces of floral design; green morocco title label; foredges and inner dentelles gilt; aeg; marbled endpapers; Folio, 503x341 mms. First Edition. Half title-page; engraved frontispiece; vignette title-page; portrait plate by J. B. Michel after Harguinier; one engraved coat of arms for Charles-Eugene de Lorraine on dedication page and seven numbered engravings as text headers; and fifty-six plates of which nineteen are double-page or folding. The plates are engraved by Ch. Beurlier, B. M. Adam, F. A. Aveline, C. Baquoy, Benard, L. Bosse, Prevost, Mesnil, Germain and others after Harguinier, Lafosse and Saulir. At the rear is a six page Table of Contents, a sixteen page Explanation of the Plates and one page of Errata.Provenance: Third Marquess of Lansdowne - small circular leather book label affixed in inner front board.A sumptuous book in every way; stunning contemporary binding, elaborately detailed plates. A very scarce work in excellent condition with only minor wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gebirgslandschaft.

      1772. Radierung, 1772, auf Bütten. 22,7:16,5 cm. Vorzüglicher Druck mit viel Grat. Literatur: Nagler aus 1-6.. Die Tochter Kaiser Franz I. Stephan und der Kaiserin Maria Theresia zeigte schon früh Interesse an Wissenschaften und Künsten; insbesondere betätigte sie sich als Zeichnerin und Radiererin. Unterrichtet wurde sie von J. Schmutzer (1733-1811), Fr.A. Brand (1735-1806), Johann Durst und in Prag von L. Kohl (1746-1821). Nachdem 1766 in Wien die kaiserliche Kupferstecher-Akademie gegründet worden war, erklärte sie sich am 5. März 1767 kurzerhand selbst zu deren Mitglied; erst zwei Jahre später wurde ihr vom Liechtenstein'schen Galeriedirektor V. Fanti (1720-1775) das Diplom eines erwählten Mitglieds überreicht. Da sie das naturwissenschaftliche Interesse ihres Vaters teilte, betreute und erweiterte sie schon zu seinen Lebzeiten und nach dessen Tod seine umfangreiche Münz- und Mineraliensammlung, später wurde hieraus das Naturwissenschaftliche Museum, und erstellte eine eigene Mineralien- und Insektensammlung. 1780 zog sie nach Klagenfurt in ein eigens für sie erbautes Palais neben dem Elisabethinenkloster. 1769 wurde sie Mitglied der Florentiner Akademie, 1772 Ehrenmitglied der Accademia di San Luca zu Rom.

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        Den obetänksamma sjelfkloka, eller fröken Betsy Thoughtless historia.

      Öfversätning från fransöskan. I-IV. Göteborg, E. Stakberg respektive Stakbergiska boktryckeriet, 1772-73. 8:o. (4),92 + (2),112 + (2),113-216 + (2),54,53-116 s. Samtida enkelt hfrbd med svagt upphöjda bind. Klistermarmorerade pärmsidor. Några mindre maskhål på ryggen. För- och eftersättsblad från senare datum. En anteckning på baksidan av försättsbladet. Småsolkig och med enstaka småfläckar. Titelbladet till del I solkigt och uppfodrat. I samma del fuktränder på s. 9-34 och sporadiskt därefter. Med Knut Belfrages exlibris.. Översatt av Leonhard Johan Chenon som i sitt förord skriver att den svenska översättningen är förkortad. Eliza Haywood (1693-1756) var författare och skådespelare. Hennes mest kända verk är "The history of miss Betsy Thoughtless" som utkom första gången 1751. Detta är det enda verk av Haywood som översattes till svenska i äldre tid

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        An Introduction to the History of Great Britain and Ireland: or, an Inquiry into the origin, religion, future state, character, manners, morality, amusements, persons, manner of life, houses, navigation, commerce, language, government, kings, general assemblies, courts of justice, and juries, of the Britons, Scots, Irish, and Anglo-Saxons

      London:: for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt,, 1772.. Second edition, revised and greatly enlarged.. Hardcover. Very Good in Fine binding. [xii], 347, (i), [9] index, [3] adverts. Some toning, foxing or soiling to first and last few pages. Text very clean with occasional light spotting. The 'discoverer' of Ossian, speaking of himself, says in the preface: 'An enemy to fiction himself, he imposes none on the world. He advances nothing as fact without authorities; and his conjectures arise not so much from his own ingenuity, as from the proofs which the ancients have laid down before him.' Takes a great interest in the Irish versus the Scottish claims to be the originators of Celtic culture. Quarto, in a new craftsman binding of half brown calf with marbled boards, spine with five raised bands ruled gilt and two spine labels. A very handsome copy. [Heavy Item]

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