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        Gedichte von einem pohlnischen Juden. [Und:] Anhang zu den Gedichten eines pohlnischen Juden. 2 Teile in einem Band.,

      Mietau-Leipzig, Jakob Friedrich Hinz, 1772. - Ad 1) Erstausgabe [gleichzeitig Erstlingswerk] dieser seltenen Gedichtsammlung des deutsch-jüdischen Militärarztes und Lyrikers Isaschar Falkensohn Behr (1746-1817), der als der erste deutschsprachige jüdische Dichter gilt. - Vorliegende Gedichtsammlung wurde vom jungen Johann Wolfgang von Goethe am 1. September 1772 im Frankfurter Gelehrtenanzeiger rezensiert, d. h. verrissen: ‚verhasste Mittelmässigkeit‘. Behr widmete dieses Werk Friedrich Ewald von Fircks, dem kurländischen Landrat des Landkreises Pilten, der ihn mit anderen Freimaurern gefördert hatte. Friedrich von Matthisson nahm in seinem 1805 in Zürich veröffentlichten 9. Band seiner lyrischen Anthologien mehrere Gedichte Behrs auf. - Ad 2) Erstausgabe; auf starkem Papier gedruckt. - Einband etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Vorsatzbl. mit älteren Bleistiftnotizen. Vorderes Vorsatzbl. gelöst. Unterschiedlich gebräunt. - Ad 1) Goedeke IV/1, 493, 10, 1 u. 3; Holzmann/B. II, 5403; Kippenberg 3038. - Ad 2) Goedeke V, 429, 1; Wilpert/G. 7. Sprache: ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 8°. Mit 2 (wiederh.) Holzschn.-Titelvignetten. 96; 32 S. - Vorgeb. - Matthisson, Friedrich von. Auserlesene Gedichte. Herausgegeben von Joh. Heinr. Füssli. Zürich, Orell, Gessner, Füssli und Compagnie, 1791. Mit gest. Titelportrait. X, 113 (1) S., 1 Bl., Ldr. d. Zt. m. reicher Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückenschild u. dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recherches sur les Modifications de l?Atmosphere contenant l?Histoire Critique du Barometre et du Thermometre, un traite sur la Construction de ces instrumens, et des experiences relatives a Leurs Usages Et principalem

      Subject: (Fisica). Gen?ve, 1772, due vol. in-4to mezza pergamena coeva, tit. ms. al dorso, tagli rossi; pp. VIII-416 + XI-(1)- 489-(1) con una tabella ripiegata e 7 tav. incise in rame ripiegate f.t. raffiguranti strumenti, tavole di misurazione, ecc. Lieve brunitura uniforme su alcune porzioni di cc. ma bell?esemplare in prima edizione. De Luc fu il primo a brevettare e commercializzare l?invenzione del barometro anticipata da Torricelli. Le sue ricerche sull?atmosfera lo portarono, insieme al fratello, nel 1770, a scalare i 3.109 m. del M. Buet (veri e propri pionieri dell?alpinismo i due realizzarono, nell?occasione, il primo bivacco conosciuto in quota). E? considerato precursore di J. Dalton nella formulazione della legge delle pressioni parziali. Wolff, Hist. of Science II, p. 288. ? The author?s most important work, containing his discovery of the maximum density of water, his invention of hygrometer, and his observations on latent heat. He was the discoverer of dry pile afterwards by Zamboni, and the first to give correct rules for measuring heights by the barometer?. (Zeitlinger). Poggendorff, I, 545/546 - Honeyman, 2053 - Perret, 1268 : "Tres rare". Fu, forse, il primo ad usare il termine 'geologia' (dopo Aldrovandi, naturalmente).

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        Essai de Cristallographie, ou Description des Figures Géométriques, Propres à différens Corps du Regne Minéral, connus vulgairement sous le nom de Cristaux

      Paris: Chez Didot jeune, Knapen & Delaguette, 1772 Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo (199x121 mm), [iii]-xxxii, 427, [3] pp. including half title, 2 folding tables, 10 folding engraved plates. Contemporary French mottled sheep (worn, corners scuffed, spine label gone, hinges split), marbled endpapers, title-page with old ownership inscription, interior little browned, occasional spotting. ---- <br><br> Norman 1847; Wellcome 4, 553; Burke, Origins of the Science of Crystals, 1966: 69-71; Dana&#39;s 7th (Bibliography): 69; DSB: 11, 520-4 [by R. Hooykaas]; Freilich Sale Catalog: nos. 460-1; Hoover Collection: no. 691; Hooykaas, R., "De kristallografie van J.B. de Romé de l&#39;Isle (1783)". - First Edition, Scarce. "The Cristallographie ranks as one of the great contributions to the science of crystals. In it Romé de l&#39;Isle attempted to make a comprehensive classification of crystals. By the time he wrote this volume, he was extremely familiar with the subject, and this work greatly supassed all previous works in scope and detail. To apply his classification, he adopted a morphological approach in which he attempted to relate the diverse forms of crystals of the same substance. As a general morphological concept he introduced the idea of the "primitive form." All crystals of the same inorganic substance, no matter how different in appearance had a fundemental and common geometrical form-the primative form-to which their actual crystal shapes related. The justification for this idea was derived from the previous work of Carl Linneaus who had tried to expain the genesis of minerals by means of an analogy with the procreation of living creatures, and classified cystals by the similarities of their crystallized forms. In this first edition of the Cristallographie, Romé de l&#39;Isle identifies 110 crystal forms by which minerals crystallize. Grouped under each of these shapes are described the minerals that exhibit similar habit, including the approximate angles between crystal faces. These forms were all derived form a common saline ingrediaent in every mineral that worked at a molecular level. Although he believes that these primitive forms existed, it is never made clear how they should be defined for any group of crystals" (Mineralogical Record Bibliography)..

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        "The North Briton : Xlvi. numbers complete. By John Wilkes, Esq. C. Churchill, and others. Illustrated with useful and explanatory notes, and a collection of all the proceedings in the House of Commons... (Complete in 4 volumes)"

      "London : [s.n.], Printed in the year M.DCC.LXXII. [1772]" "London : [s.n.], Printed in the year M.DCC.LXXII. [1772]", 1772. 1st Edition. "Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT153630. Physical desc.: 4v., plates : ports. Notes: Originally issued as a weekly serial, by John Wilkes and others. Subject: Wilkes, John, 1727-1797. Great Britain - History - 1760-1789. Great Britain - History - Periodicals. Great Britain - Politics and government - 1760-1789. " "Very good copies all in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with the the title and volume indicators blocked direct in gilt; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set; tight, bright, clean and strong."

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        American Revolutionary War Period Manuscript Ledger of Jonathan Warner.

      Small 8vo (4x6) bound in brown leather 56 pp. Some toning, foxing, soiling and wear. Also, some signatures are a bit loose, and cross marks on many pages, suggesting closing of accounts. Overall good or better condition. Interesting and extensive listing of income and expenditures related to various tasks performed around Windham Connecticut during the Revolutionary War period. Including repairing the Town Bridge in Windham and ploughing fields for the sum of three shillings. The evidence suggesting that this ledger belonged to a Jonathan Warner is on the seventh page, which indicates in an entry dated June 18, 1772 that an amount was due to him.

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        Opera

      Birminghamae [Birmingham]: Typis Johnnis Baskerville [John Baskerville], 1772. Baskerville&#39;s first quarto edition. 4to. [2], 200, 221-372 pp. [complete]. Contemporary full red straight-grained morocco, covers with outer gilt- ruled border, spine with raised bands, lettered in one compartment, tooled in gilt with small floral and dot tools in the rest, a.e.g. Small chip from head of spine, title-page toned. Bookseller&#39;s ticket of Porquet, Quai Voltaire on front pastedown. Gaskell 44; Brunet I, 1680; Graesse II, 87; Moss I, 263

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        The Compleat Angler [Complete]; or, Contemplative Man's Recreation in Two Parts

      London Richard & Henry Causton 1772. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Modern leather rebind with new endpapers 8th Edition Brown hardback leather cover 170mm x 90mm (7" x 4"). xxiv, 378pp. B/w woodcut engravings.

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        Kongl.

      maj:ts och riksens Kammar-collegii underdåniga berättelse, rörande allmänna hushållningens tilstånd i riket, til den 21 augusti 1772, uti de delar, som til detta kongl. collegii inseende och befattning höra. Sthlm, H. Fougt, 1776. 4:o. (2),99,(1 blank,60) s. + (ALFVING, PEHR) Historisk berättelse om landtmäteriet, ifrån dess inrättning til närvarande tid, efter kongl. maj:ts nådigsta befallning til dess och riksens Kammar-collegium, författad samt i högbemälde collegio, inlämnad, uti martii månad år 1773. Sthlm, P. Hesselberg, 1774. 8:o. (4),60 s. Samtida ngt nött stänkdekorerat hfrbd med upphöjda bind, sparsamt guldornerad rygg och titeletikett i glättad papp. Stänkta snitt. Ryggen torr och titeletiketten ngt missfärgad. Litet brännhål i nedre marginalen av titelbladet till det första arbetet. Det andra arbetet bundet omlott. Med Svante Rydings namnteckning.. Setterwall 5549 för Alfvings historik över lantmäteriet i Sverige. I Kammarkollegiets utlåtande omnämns Linnés numera försvunna skrift om pärlodling. "Collegium har jemwäl sedermera förspordt, at, wid 1761 års riksdag, skal af archiatern samt ridd. af eder kongl. maj:ts Nordstierne orden v. Linnee blifwit till secrete utskottet upgifwit et sätt at impregnera musslor till perlors fortplantande, hwilken upgift skal blifwit öfwerlåten til handelsmannen Bagge i Götheborg emot någon derföre erlagd betalning, utan att Collegio bekant är, hwad bruk han deraf sedermera giordt."

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        A View of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the English Government in Bengal: Including a Reply to the Misrepresentations of Mr. Bolts and other Writers

      J. Nourse, London, 1772. First Edition. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good Condition. Later half leather over cloth, worn, surface marks, spine attractively gilt. Bottom corner of title page torn away with no loss of text, otherwise clean internally. Nicely margined and attractively printed. With a glossary. (12), 148, (4), 253pp, 1 page of errata. "The work is of value not merely as a successful refutation of the charges made against himself and other officials [by Willem Bolts], but also for its statistical information and the historical documents printed in its copious appendices." (DNB) Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: History; Inventory No: 044050. .

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        Nuova guida dè forestieri e dell'istoria di Napoli

      a spese di Saverio Rossi Librajo 1772 In Napoli, a spese di Saverio Rossi Librajo, 1772. In 16mo; pp.312. Antiporta e dodici tavole di cui tre più volte spieghevoli: La fedelissima Città di Napoli, Facciata del Palazzo Reale della Maestà del Re di Napoli, Prospetto del Vesuvio. Pergamena coeva. Fossati Bellani 3727.

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        INDICE GENERAL DE LOS LIBROS, QUE SE HALLAN EN LA LIBRERIA DEL Sr D. FRANCISCO IGNACIO YÑIGO DE ANGÚLO, CANONIGO MAGISTRAL DE LA SANTA YGLESIA METROPOLITANA DE BURGOS. AÑO 1772, Y COSTE, QUE HAN TENIDO EN SUS COMPRAS

      Burgos 1772 - Manuscrito original, no se edito, 29 Hojas manuscritas, ex-libris. Ejemplar único [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Analyse des conciles généraux et particuliers, contenant leurs canons sur le dogme, la morale et la discipline tant ancienne que moderne, expliqués par des notes, conférés avec le droit nouveau, notamment avec le droit particulier de la France, et précédés d&#39;un traité des conciles en général

      Paris, Vincent, 1772. 5 vols. Large 4to (27x20 cm) Contemporary marbled calf, backs richly gilt in compartments, with red morocco title-labels. Marbled endpapers.Tops of spines sl. damaged, corners sl. bumped but in all nice bindings. See PICTURE. Vol. 1: x,(ii),908pp., Vol. 2: (8),872 pp.; Vol. 3: viii,872 pp.; Vol. 4: (iv),948 pp., Vol. 5: Paris, Benoit Morin,1777. xvi,733,(iii) pp.: after p.446 follows p. 457 and after p.644 follows p.689: but complete: see "Avis au Lecteur et au Relieur". Convent-stamps on titles; a few quires seriously browned due to the quality of the paper, otherwise good interior condition, wide margins. - A nice and complete set, text in french

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        RICORDO D'AGRICOLTURA DI M. CAMILLO TARELLO, CORRETTO, ILLUSTRATO, AUMENTATO CON NOTE, AGGIUNTE, E TAVOLE DAL PADRE MAESTRO GIAN-FRANCESCO SCOTTONI MIN. CONVENTUALE.

      VENEZIA, GIAMMARIA BASSAGLIA, 1772esemplare in buone condizioni Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle ITALIANO Legatura di metà Ottocento in mezza pelle e carta decorata; autore, titolo e filetti in oro al dorso. Occhiello, bell'antiporta figurata incisa all'acquaforte e di argomento agricolo astrologico, frontespizio con titolo e fregio tipografico, 8 pagine numerate  alla terza pagina per la dedicatoria, grande stemma araldico inciso, 296 pagine numerate, 2 tavole fuori testo e più volte ripiegate, la prima rappresenta una tabella, la seconda, raffigura una curiosa tavola sull'età media della luna, sui novilunii e plenilunii, sulle quadrature medie dall'anno 1760 al 1801;" al verso, nota manoscritta di possesso: Libro di me Venturini, 1801. 6 giugno.  La prima edizione risale al 1567. Nel XVIII secolo, oltre alla presente ne venne pubblicata una bella edizione a  Bergamo nel 1756. L'autore sperimentò un rivoluzionario metodo di coltivazione, per il quale ottenne il brevetto dalla Repubblica Veneta nel 1567.  Il Saltini (I, p. 364) cita: ""... un'idea concettualmente semplice e storicamente rivoluzionaria: quella di dimezzare le superfici a grano per sostituirne una parte con prati di trifoglio, dedicando alla residua superficie a frumento la maggior copia di lavoro resa disponibile e la massa di letame ottenuta dal più elevato carico di bestiame consentito dalla nuova messe di foraggi. Il maggior numero e la maggior cura delle lavorazioni insieme alle più abbondanti concimazioni consentirà l'aumento della produzione di frumento. "". L'opera ebbe una quindicina di edizioni nei secoli, quasi tutte nel Settecento, circa quella in esame il  Re (IV, p. 96) la sottolinea  come la migliore per utilità, grazie alle aggiunte dello Scattoni. Esemplare in buone condizioni, qualche lieve sporadica fioritura.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments... According to the Use of the Church of Ireland: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David...

      Dublin: Printed by David Hay, 1772. . 24mo, (xxxvi, 396, 192) pp. Marbled endpapers, contemporary signature to title, 19th century inscriptions to front blanks. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt decorated red morocco, a.e.g., covers with a central diamond of various tools and a border consisting of different flowers, gilt spine with some light rubbing, initials "G.R." to the upper cover. Griffiths 1772-9.

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        Risposta per parte de' signori Lenzoni alla osservazioni di fatto nella causa vertente tra essi e il R. Scrittoio delle Possessioni di S.A.R. [Segue:] Sommario di documenti nella causa tutori Lenzoni e Scrittori delle Reali Possessioni.

      - In Firenze, nella Stamperia Moücke, 1772, in-folio, cartonatura marmorizzata coeva, pp. [2], 26, 4. 68. Con una grande carta topografica della zona interessanta alla controversia (nei pressi della Fattoria di Nugola) incisa in rame da Giuseppe Pazzi su disegno di Giovanni Franceschi, colorata a mano d'epoca e più volte ripiegata, in fine. Ottime condizioni. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Assemblage of Coins Fabricated by Authority of the Archbishops of Canterbury

      T. Snelling, London, 1772. First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. 1/4 leather over marbled boards, hinges cracked and boards nearly detached with minor crude tap repairs. Engraved dedication and one plate of coins with other engravings in the text. 125pp. A nice, wide margined work - slight browning and foxing but generally quite clean and bright. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 041017. .

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        NOTICIAS DE LA HISTORIA GENERAL DE LAS ISLAS DE CANARIA. Contienen la descripción geográfica de todas. Una idea del origen, carácter, usos y costumbres de sus antiguos habitantes: de los descubrimientos, y conquistas que sobre ellas hicieron los Europeos: De su Gobierno Eclesiástico, Político, y Militar: Del establecimiento, y sucesión de su primera Nobleza: De sus Varones ilustres por dignidades, empleos, armas, letras, y santidad: De sus fábricas, producciones naturales, y comercios con los principales sucesos de los últimos siglos.

      Madrid, Imprenta de Blas Román. 1772-73-76., Madrid - 3 tomos. 495 págs. + 1 mapa (estado plegado) + un retrato de Juan de Bethancourt grabado por Palomino; 498 págs; 548 págs. Firma anterior propietario. Obra interesante, de la cual se hizo corta tirada para distribuirla privadamente. En 1783 se publicó un tomo cuarto, del que no disponemos, que comprende una bibliografía de escritores canarios. CUARTO MENOR. PLENA PIEL época algo fatigada, buen estado general. Palau 364595. Oferta Especial: La librería Fernando Contreras ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 10% en todo su inventario y gastos de envío gratis dentro de España. All items discounted by 10% and free shipping within Spain. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 2500 euros.

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        A history and defence of Magna Charta : shewing the manner of its being obtained from King John ... : to which is added, An essay on parliaments, describing their origin in England / by Samuel Johnson, A.M

      London : J. Bell, 1772. 2nd Edition. Physical des. : 284 p. ; 21 cm. Subject: Great Britain. Parliament - History. Magna Carta. Great Britain - Constitutional history. Provenance; Law Society of London. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt raised bands with a red morocco gilt-blocked label. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression.

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        Die Abenteuer des Don Sylvio von Rosalva. Erster [und zweyter] Theil.

      2 Bände. Leipzig, bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich. 1772. - 8° (16 x 9,5 cm). Titel, VIII, 414; Titel, (2), 432 Seiten. Mit 2 gestochenen Frontispices, 2 gestochenen Titelvignetten und 5 blattgroßen Kupfertafeln von Mechau. Braune Halblederbände der Zeit mit zwei farbigen Titelschildern und dezenter Filetenvergoldung auf dem Rücken, Lederecken und sandfarbigen Kiebitzpapierbezügen. Gesprenkelte Schnitte. Goedeke IV/1, 551, 51. - Sammlung Borst 141. - Rümann 1247. - Zweite Ausgabe des erstmals 1764 unter dem Titel "Der Sieg der Natur über die Schwärmerey oder Die Abentheuer des Don Sylvio von Rosalva" in Ulm erschienenen Werks, zugleich erste illustrierte Ausgabe. - Die schönen Kupfer in sehr guten Abdrücken. - Etwas berieben und bestoßen, Deckel gering fleckig. Schiefgelesen. Das fein ausgeschärfte Leder an den Außengelenken etwas brüchig und eingerissen, Rücken und Bindung stabil und intakt. Zwei stecknadelkopfgroße Wurmspuren an den Außengelenken. - Vorsätze leimschattig. Ein kleiner Braunfleck am vorderen Schnitt und Vordersteg von Band 2, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. - Druckfarbe gelegentlich leicht abklatschend. - Schön gebundene Ausgabe auf starkem weißem, kaum gebräuntem Schreibpapier. - Eines der beiden Rückenschilder mit einer Reihennummer (Wieland 11 + 12), offenbar einer privaten Sammlung. - Gutes, wenn auch nicht gänzlich tadelloses Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus de morbo hernioso congenito singulari & complicato feliciter curato.

      Friedrich Nicolai,, Berlin, 1772 - Berlin, Friedrich Nicolai, 1772. 8°. 2 n.n. Bl., 148 S. Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Blake 296. - Waller 6409. - Hirsch IV, 188. - Erste Ausgabe. - Name auf dem Titel. Oberes Kapital leicht angebrochen. Sprache: N Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. PERFORMED BY ORDER OF HIS MOST CHRISTIAN MAJESTY, IN THE YEARS 1766, 1767, 1768, AND 1769

      London: Printed for J. Nourse and T. Davies, 1772.. xxviii,476pp. plus engraved folding plate and five engraved folding maps. Quarto. Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands, red morocco label. Neat repairs at head and toe of spine and to lower front joint, else very good. Provenance: Samuel Reynolds Solly (armorial bookplate). First edition in English. Bougainville first undertook, at his own expense, an expedition to the Falkland Islands and Patagonia to secure them for French colonization. To avoid potential conflict due to Spain&#39;s envy of the acquisition, France gave up the territory to her. The narrative of that expedition was related in THE HISTORY OF A VOYAGE TO THE MALOUINE ISLANDS... (Paris, 1770). After delivering the Falklands to Spain, Bougainville was ordered across the Pacific to the East Indies, and from there to return home. The narrative of this part of the voyage comprises the text of the present volume. The completion of the three-year voyage marked the first official French circumnavigation and drew a good deal of French interest in the Pacific islands. The party collected much natural history information concerning the regions visited, with a chapter on that of the Falklands, as well as a history of their settlement. They stopped at many South Sea islands, among them Tahiti, and a long section on that island is included, as well as a vocabulary of the natives. Bougainville was in Buenos Aires when the order arrived for the expulsion of the Jesuits from Paraguay, which he describes in detail. "According to the title, this translation of Bougainville&#39;s VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE... was made by Johann Reinhold Forster; it seems, however, that the actual translator was Georg Forster, while his father Johann contributed the preface, dedication and the numerous footnotes" - Hill. COX I, p.55. SABIN 6869. HILL 165. O&#39;REILLY & REITMAN 285. BORBA DE MORAES, p.115.

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        Lecons ?l?mentaires de Math?matiques,ou ?l?mens d&#39;Algebre et de G?om?trieElementary Mathematics Lessons (or, Elements of Algebra and Geometry)

      1772 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charming Georgian mathematics text, replete with folding geometry charts. This lovely calf-bound volume by the Abbott of Caille covers the comprehensive elements of arithmetic; as well as some several advanced principles of algebra and geometry. Illustrated with plentiful figures and sums, as well as severl folding plates of geometric figures, and with a nominal inscription dating 1777. Condition: Externally, bound in old calf. Alittle rubbed, with wear to corners of boards and joints. Lovely brown patina. Internally, very firmly bound. Hinges tender. Slight worming and small patch of loss to preliminaries. Pages bright and clean. Frontispiece and blank preliminary both with nominal inscription dated 1777. Some slight loss and tearing to folding charts but edges only (no printed material). Overall: GOOD..

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        Die Verdienste der königlichen schwedischen Gustave aus dem Wasastamm um die Wissenschaften und Künste in einer feierlichen akademischen Rede auf die zu Stockholm vollzogenen königlische Krönung den 29sten Mai des Jahrs 1772 zu Greifswald entworfen.

      Nebst einer historischen Nachricht von den Feierlichkeiten und Gebräuchen die in ältern zeiten beim Antrit der Regierung schwedischer Könige erfordert wurden und einer Beschreibung der vornehmsten Krönungsinsignien. Stralsund, Christian Lorenz Struck, (1772). Folio. 56 s. Graverad frontespis inräknad i pagineringen. Samtida charmigt men nött pappband med gul blindpressad rygg, blå pärmar, blå titeletikett och rödstänkta snitt. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris.Setterwall 6451. Johann Georg Peter Möller (1729-1807) var professor i historia och vältalighet vid universitetet i Greifswald och sedermera utländsk medlem i såväl Vetenskapsakademien som Vitterhetsakademien. Hans genomgång av de svenska kröningssederna sträcker sig bakåt till sagatiden

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        Dictamen que el Illmo. y Rmo. Señor D. Fr. Pedro Angel de Espiñeira, de la regular observancia de N. P. S. Francisco, del Consejo de S. M. Obispo de la Concepcion de Chile, expuso al Concilio Provincial de Lima

      From the Bishop of Concepcion, charged of the Jesuit Missions and the founding of important Chilean Institutions. 1772. Lima. Imprenta de los Huérfanos. In 8vo (184 mm x 132 mm). 1 ff. + 50. Contemporary limp vellum, recently bound, spine lettered in ink, slightly soiled. A fine copy, fresh and clean, upper and lower margin of title trimmed away from text. First edition and an attractive example of Limenian printing in the 18th century. Espiñeira (1727 ? 1778) was a Franciscan Priest, Bishop of Concepción de Chile from 1761 ?although not effective until 1764- until death found him; he first went to Chile with the commission of founding and directing the Colegio de Propaganda de Fide in Chillan, which purpose was the instruction of the natives. It is owed to him the organization of the Pehuenche territory. Following the Jesuit expulsion from South America in 1767, Espiñeira took over the administration of the Jesuit Missions in his Dioceses and in 1777 was responsible for the foundation of the Seminary San Carlos de Borromeo. Very rare, we find no copies sold since 1981. Medina, Lima, 1339.

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        Ellis&#39;s Husbandry, abridged and methodized: Comprehending the most Useful Articles of Practical Agriculture

      Engraved frontis. in Vol. I. xx, 516 pp.; 3 p.l., 528, [39] pp. Two vols. 8vo, 19th-cent. green half-calf & marbled boards (some foxing), flat spines richly gilt, red morocco lettering pieces on spines. London: W. Nicoll, 1772. First edition of this abridgement of the author&#39;s most important book, The Modern Husbandman, which appeared in installments, ending in 1744. Ellis (ca. 1700-58), agriculturalist and writer, made his name through his early works. He and Jethro Tull were the two dominant figures in the development of new farming techniques in England during the first half of the 18th century. "Farmers in all parts of the country asked him to visit and report on their farms. He travelled over the country giving advice and observing different farming methods. He added to his income by travelling as an agent for seeds and farming implements."-ODNB. Fine set and quite scarce. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Lalor Gregg with his signature on both titles. &#10087; Fussell, II, pp. 6-14. .

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        The Works of Shakespeare (12 Volumes)

      London: R. Crowder, C. Ware, and T. Payne, 1772. As. Leather. Very Good. 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 &#39;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!

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        Tour in Scotland MDCCLXIX

      London, White 1772.. 2nd. edition. gr.-8°. VII (1) 331 (1) S. Mit 18 Kupfertaf. Ldr. d. Zt. m. goldgeprägt. Rückensch. Kanten berieb. Einbd. etw. fleckig. Thomas Pennant (1726 in Whitford, Flintshire - 1798) war ein walisischer Naturwissenschafter, Ornithologe, Zoologe und Altertumsforscher. Er machte mit verschiedenen Zoologen, wie William Borlase, Reisen durch die ganze Welt. 1757 wurde er, nach Fürsprache durch Carl von Linné, in die königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften in Uppsala aufgenommen. Die Taf. zeigen Vögel, Fische, Krabben, Landschaften, Burgen etc.

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        Oeuvres de monsieur Destouches.

      Chez Arktsée & Merkus 1772 - - Chez Arktsée & Merkus, A Amsterdam et à Leipsick _1772, 5 volumes in-12 (9,5x16,5cm), (2) viij ; xxv-xxiij ; 309pp. (4) 220pp. et (4) 259pp. (4) 224pp. et (4) 276pp. (4) xxiv ; xv (4) 20-240pp. et (4) 255pp. (4) xj (2) 14-242pp. et (4) 324pp. (2) xxiv ; 252pp., 10 tomes reliés en 5 volumes. - Nouvelle édition revue, corrigée et augmentée de plusieurs pièces, et toutes semblables à l'édition de l'Imprimerie royale (in-4 en 4 volumes parue en 1757). Un portrait gravé de l'auteur en frontispice par Vander Schley. Pleine basane brune de l'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et petits fers floraux dorés. Pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge. Toutes tranches rouges. Les premier et quatrième volumes présentent des manques au dos avec manque en coiffes, deux coiffes élimées, trous de vers, quatre coins émoussés. Quelques très infimes travaux de vers dans certains volumes, pas d'atteinte au texte. Edition réunissant les pièces théâtrales, la correspondance, ainsi que quelques pièces poétiques. Destouches rédige ses premiers textes sous l'impulsion de Boileau et produit sa première pièce en Suisse. Ses pièces suivantes lui attirent la protection et l'admiration de Philippe d'Orléans, ainsi que son entrée à l'Académie française en 1723. (2) viij ; xxv-xxiij ; 309pp. (4) 220pp. et (4) 259pp. (4) 224pp. et (4) 276pp. (4) xxiv ; xv (4) 20-240pp. et (4) 255pp. (4) xj (2) 14-242pp. et (4) 324pp. (2) xxiv ; 252pp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The History and Antiquities of the Ancient Burgh of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk

      Norwich: John Crouse , 1772. Collation, [xvi]957, [xi], 2 pagination errors but text complete. Bound in full calf. Professionally rebacked, ( not recently ), retaining the original boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Boards rubbed on corners with wear loss, some abrasion marking. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice copy, in an attractive full leather binding. A33. First Edition. Very Good. Thick Quarto.

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        The history of the reign of the Emperor Charles V. : With a view of the progress of society in Europe, from the subversion of the Roman Empire, to the beginning of the sixteenth century - [Complete In four volumes]

      London : Printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand; and J. Balfour, at Edinburgh, MDCCLXXII. [1772] - Physical description; 4v.,plates : ports. ; 8°. Notes; With a half-title to each volume. Referenced by: English Short Title Catalog, T78984. Subject; Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558. Provenence; from the library of Sir Archibald Dunbar with his bookplate. Full contemporary analine calf, very good. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and contrasting gilt-blocked Morocco labels. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed as with age. Remains a very good example overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 4 Kg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Complete English Traveller or a New Survey and Description of England and Wales

      London: J Cooke, 1772 Engraved frontispiece, folding map of Great Britain and a single page map of Scotland, fifty one engraved plates, early ink signature at head of title, contemporary calf with old re-back, joints and extremities worn. Refurbished binding to include repaired in matching, mottled, calf raised bands, hand sewn silk headbands, refurbished covers, re-rounded and backing - tidied inside opening joints etc. Kept the original label and relay. Internally, new endpapers, frontis by S Wales, ink name (John Parlby) to head of titlepage, the pull out map of Great Britain present and undamaged, frontis, (iv), (iii-iv), map, 696 pp, [12], [4], (index and list of subscribers), 61 full sized B&W plates and maps, small tear to edge of 1 plate. Lovely!(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 &hellip; 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 for a full Bio.

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        RICORDO D'AGRICOLTURA DI M. CAMILLO TARELLO, CORRETTO, ILLUSTRATO, AUMENTATO CON NOTE, AGGIUNTE, E TAVOLE DAL PADRE MAESTRO GIAN-FRANCESCO SCOTTONI MIN. CONVENTUALE.

      VENEZIA, GIAMMARIA BASSAGLIA, 1772esemplare in buone condizioni Legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle ITALIANO Legatura di metà Ottocento in mezza pelle e carta decorata; autore, titolo e filetti in oro al dorso. Occhiello, bell'antiporta figurata incisa all'acquaforte e di argomento agricolo astrologico, frontespizio con titolo e fregio tipografico, 8 pagine numerate  alla terza pagina per la dedicatoria, grande stemma araldico inciso, 296 pagine numerate, 2 tavole fuori testo e più volte ripiegate, la prima rappresenta una tabella, la seconda, raffigura una curiosa tavola sull'età media della luna, sui novilunii e plenilunii, sulle quadrature medie dall'anno 1760 al 1801;" al verso, nota manoscritta di possesso: Libro di me Venturini, 1801. 6 giugno.  La prima edizione risale al 1567. Nel XVIII secolo, oltre alla presente ne venne pubblicata una bella edizione a  Bergamo nel 1756. L'autore sperimentò un rivoluzionario metodo di coltivazione, per il quale ottenne il brevetto dalla Repubblica Veneta nel 1567.  Il Saltini (I, p. 364) cita: ""... un'idea concettualmente semplice e storicamente rivoluzionaria: quella di dimezzare le superfici a grano per sostituirne una parte con prati di trifoglio, dedicando alla residua superficie a frumento la maggior copia di lavoro resa disponibile e la massa di letame ottenuta dal più elevato carico di bestiame consentito dalla nuova messe di foraggi. Il maggior numero e la maggior cura delle lavorazioni insieme alle più abbondanti concimazioni consentirà l'aumento della produzione di frumento. "". L'opera ebbe una quindicina di edizioni nei secoli, quasi tutte nel Settecento, circa quella in esame il  Re (IV, p. 96) la sottolinea  come la migliore per utilità, grazie alle aggiunte dello Scattoni. Esemplare in buone condizioni, qualche lieve sporadica fioritura.

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        Tableau historique, généalogique et chronologique des trois Cours souveraines de France.

      La Haye, chez Le Neutre, et se trouve à Paris, chez Merlin 1772 - in-8, [4]-346 pp., veau fauve marbré, dos à nerfs orné de guirlandes et de doubles caissons dorés, pièce de titre cerise, encadrement de simple filet à froid sur les plats, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire. Unique édition de ce curieux ouvrage, qui distingue de façon assez nébuleuse trois instances dans la Court le Roi médiévale d'où sont issues les ultérieures Cours souveraines : une Cour des Pairs, une Cour législative, une Cour palatine, sans qu'on puisse réellement comprendre l'origine de cette distinction. Les recherches historiques du XIXe siècle n'ont pas confirmé, naturellement, l'existence de ces spécialisations. Pierre Bouquet (vers 1715 - 1781) fut un érudit assez obscur, autodidacte un moment formé par dom Martin Bouquet (sans lien de parenté), et dont les productions paraissaient déjà très contestables de son temps. Il mourut bibliothécaire de la ville de Paris. Saffroy I, 14146. Absent de Dupin. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque des ducs de Luynes du Château de Dampierre, avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes, et les pièces d'armes (lion) des Luynes poussés dans les entre-nerfs.

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        Das Recht des Marggrävlichen Hauses Baden auf das in der Gravschaft Eberstein belegene, dem Zustand des Entscheid-Jahres entgegen, im Jahre 1631 wieder eingeführte Gotteshaus Frauenalb und dessen Zubehörungen.

      Karlsruhe, Michael Macklot, 1772. - 2 Teile in einem Band. (2), 184 SS. (2) SS., 4 gefalt. Tabellen (gezählt als 16 SS.), 17-304 SS. Pappband der Zeit. Folio. Einzige Ausgabe dieser historischen Untersuchung G. E. v. Preuschens (1727-94) zum zwischen Baden und Württemberg umstrittenen Kloster Frauenalb südlich von Karlsruhe. Mit Beilagen und Urkunden. - Einband leicht berieben. Sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Grafen Harrach zu Bruck an der Leitha mit dem charakteristischen (leeren) Bibliotheksetikett am vorderen Innendeckel. Holzmann/Bohatta III, 10831. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte de la Californie et Des Pays Nord Ouest Separes de L'Asie par le Detroit d'Anian.

      Paris: 1772 - One of the first studies in comparative cartography, here are two maps of the west coast of the United States from the Strait of Anian (modern day Alaska) to the tip of Baja California, one inset on the other, and with intriguingly different interpretations of the same area. These are extracts based on maps by Vischer of 1612 and 1641, and appeared in the Supplement to Denis Diderot's Encyclopedie. Both maps showing the fictitious Strait of Anian at the top; it was part of the legendary Northwest Passage, the long hoped for link of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, whose existence many explorers attempted to prove, and which James Cook challenged in his third voyage of 1778. The smaller inset map shows much more of the Strait, along with an open sea, making a suggestion of a Northwest Passage. The coastlines vary in both maps, with the smaller one listing important place names such as C. de San Francisco and los Farilones; while the larger shows the Bay of San Miguel (current day San Diego). The larger map showing a section of coast where the Sierra Nevada are drawn called "Nova Albion", which was explored and claimed for England by Sir Francis Drake; the smaller map showing the entire west coast area as "Mexicana". Image sie: 12 3/4 x 12". Paper size: 18 1/2 x 15 1/4". Pedley #473; Wagner #632; Wheat # 159.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David. Pointed as they are to be sung or said in Churches

      Oxford: Printed by T. Wright and W. Gill, Printers to the University, 1772., 1772. Quarto. Contemporary full red morocco, elaborate gilt tooling to spine, elaborate decorative gilt panelling to boards with small green rectangular label with initials in gilt to centre of upper; all edges gilt, marbled end papers. Contemporary stamped ownership. Covers a bit dusty and slightly marked. An attractive English binding that still shows well.

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        Dictionnaire Royal. Første og andet Tome: Fransk og Dansk. Tredie Tome: Dansk og Fransk.

      Kiøbenhavn, Nicolaus Møller, 1772-- 75. 2. oplag. (2) + 664 + 831 + 635 sider. Indb. hellæder med rigt dekorerede rygge og ophøjede rygbånd og røde snit.. Bindene med noget overflade slid. Siderne står let gulnede men rene og pæne.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        PHARMACOPEA DOGMATICA MEDICO-CHIMICA, E THEORICO-PRATICA.

      - DIVIDIDA EM DUAS PARTES: NA PRIMEIRA TRACTA DAS PRINCIPAES PARTES E OPERACOENS da Pharmacologia Galenico-Chimica, com as mais particularizadas Compoziçoens Antigas, e Modernas, exaggeradas com as anotaçoens, e expurgaçoens do melhor Methodo: NA SEGUNDA SE DAÕ AS NECESSARIAS NOTICIAS MUITO EXACTAS dos usuaes Animaes, Minerais, e Vegetaes, que ha, e póde haver neste Reyno; udo instruído de razões, e experimentos, chegados ao MODERNO Século, e repartido em 5. Tractados dispersos em 2 Tomos com extenso numeroo de exquesitos remedios de reconhecido effeito manifesto. OBRA UTILISSIMA A qualquer Professor de Medicina, e particularmente precisa aos Pharmaceuticos. DEDICADA AO ABADE GERAL DE S. BENTO AUTOR O P. Fr. JOAÕ DE JESUS MARIA, Monge da mesma Congregaçaõ, e Administrador da Botica do Reformado, e antiquíssimo Mosteiro de Santo Thyrso. PORTO: Na Officina de ANTONIO ALVARES GUIMAR: Anno de M. DCC. LXXII. [1772] In fólio de 33x21 cm. Com [x], 420, [ii] e 323, [ii] pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele com ferros a ouro, nervos e rótulo vermelho na lombada. Exemplar com ligeira acidez própria do papel e 2 fólios (pags. 1 a 4 da 1º parte) mais curtos junto ao pé, provenientes de outro exemplar. Inocêncio III, 387. "É obra hoje de todo esquecida, e de que não tenho visto algum exemplar, para dar aqui a seu respeito mais miuda indicação." Location/localizacao: 3-A4-E-18

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        A VINDICATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF NEW- ENGLAND CHURCHES.... [bound with:] Wise, John: THE CHURCHES QUARREL ESPOUSED.... [bound with:] [Mather, Richard]: A PLATFORM OF CHURCH-DISCIPLINE

      Boston: John Boyles, 1772.. 271pp. plus [12]pp. subscribers&#39; list. 12mo. Antique-style three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Very good. The second Boyles edition of A VINDICATION..., both published in 1772, accompanied by the other two works, as issued. Wise has been called "the first great American democrat" for his argument, put forth in A VINDICATION, that the ultimate power of the churches should rest with the congregation and not with their ministers or an association of ministers. "The People...are the first Subject of Power...a Democracy in Church or State is a very honourable Government." This title is included in the Grolier AMERICAN HUNDRED on the strength of A VINDICATION. Howes calls it "the most authoritative defense of Congregational polity." HOWES W595. EVANS 12626.

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        Document Signed

      1772 - ("John Morton" "John Sellers" "Cha Humphreys"). A One Shilling note No. 30795, April 3, 1772. 3 1/2" x 3". Very good (signs of handling; crease across center from previous folding). Printed by David Hall & William Sellers, 1772. Morton (1725-1777) was a jurist. Delegate to Continental Congress. Signer of United States Declaration of Independence.

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        NEW ENGLAND&#39;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

      Boston printed; Newport reprinted. 1772.. viii,208pp. plus eight page list of subscribers. Antique three-quarter calf and marbled boards. Text toned, with scattered foxing. Very good. The third edition of the first secular work printed in English America, preceded by the extremely rare editions of 1669 and 1721. The history of the Plymouth colony from 1620 to 1668, based on the author&#39;s personal experiences and the then unpublished journals of Bradford and Winslow, with the list of signers of the Mayflower Compact. EVANS 12469. SABIN 51014. VAIL 614. HOWES M851, "aa".

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        A New and Accurate System of Natural History. 6 Volumes Complete

      LONDON: T CARNAN & F NEWBERY, 1772 A very good set of the 2nd edition in full leather bindings. Vol.I: The History of Quadrupedes.Vol.II: The History of Birds.Vol.III: The History of Fishes and Serpents.Vol.IV: The History of Insects.Vol.V: The History of Waters, Earths, Stones, Fossils, and Minerals.Vol.VI: The History of Vegetables. Contents browned with age but clean and bright will 100s of fine engravings. The binding is full leather, preserving what looks like the original boards, with later spines expertly laid, tooled, and gilt bands.

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        Novissimum chronicon antique monasterii ad Sanctum Petrum Salisburgi ordinis Sancti Benedicti. Exhibens ordinem chronologicum & abbatum, qui per XII. Saecula ab anno 582. Usque ad annum respective 1782

      Vienna: Joseph Wolff, 1772. First edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Folio. pp. [40].683, [21]. Illustrated. Title printed in red and black with engraved vignette of St. Peter&#146;s Monastery in Salzburg. Double column Latin text (occasional passages in German) with decorative chapter head and tail pieces. The dedication to Count Sigismund Christoph von Schrattenbach First Bishop of Salzburg contains an ornate half page engraved portrait of the Count. The text includes 76 portrait engravings representing each of the abbots of St. Peter&#146;s from St. Rupert who founded the monastery in the late 6th or 7th century c.e. down to Beda Seeauer who became Abbot in 1753. Five small illustrations representing early monograms, seals or symbols are also included with the text. Bound in period quarter vellum with speckled paper boards &#150; rubbed, shelf-worn; the board paper is peeling or worn away in some spots. The binding is sturdy. All edges of the book block are dyed red. The interior is generally clean with some minor scattered foxing and age-toning. A miniscule notation in an early hand is located at the end of the first paragraph in the second column of p. 95. A name plate and an early inscription are present on the inside front cover. St. Peter&#146;s Benedictine Monastery in Salzburg is one of the oldest monasteries in the Germanic lands. Beda Seeauer (1716-1785) who was Abbot of St. Peter&#146;s compiled this extensive chronicle of the Salzburg diocese from old sources and continued it up to his own time. The chronicle (which starts with the year 582 c.e.) contains much early source material pertinent to the medieval era as well as to later times. Uncommon. [Potthast &#150; Wegweiser p. 1558 (under Vita St. Ruperti); Holzmann & Bohatta 9452].

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        Den danske Søe-Heldt Vice-Admiral Peter Tordenskiolds Levnet og Bedrifter.

      2. oplag, forandret og forbedret. 3 bd. Viborg: trykt på forfatterens bekostning 1772-73. Med portræt, stort udfold. kort, 4 stik visende søslag, 2 plancher visende våben og medailler (førstnævnte indsat i teksten), samt vignetter, alle kobberstukne. Samtidige, let slidte halvlæderbind. Kortet med rift.. Bibl. Danica III, 1525.Første udgave udkom 1747-50 som 'Forsøg til navnkundige danske Mænds Livs og Levnets Beskrivelse, Andet Stykke, Indeholdende den Danske Søe-Heldt og Vice-Admiral Peder Tordenskiolds omstændelige Livs og Heldte-Levnets Beskrivelse'

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        Peder Paars, et heroisk-comisk poema.

      Udgivet paa nye ved Et Selskab. Kiöbenhavn, 1772. Trykt med Godiches Skrifter. (2 Titelblad) , XXXX, (18 Subscibentere och Indhold), 425, (1 Errata) s. + 16 graverade planscher + 11 graverade vinjetter i texten av Johannes Wiedewelt, graverade av J. F. Clemens. Samtida halvskinnband i kalv. Första fem blad med fuktfläck i högra marginalen som mest in i texten. Delvis något brunfläckad i marginaler. Sidan 243/244 med äldre lodrät lagad reva över hela sidan. 25 x 17,5 cm

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        Le Bon-sens ou Idees Naturelles, opposees aux idees Superanturelles

      M.M. Rey. Hardcover. Par l&#39;auteur de Systeme de la Nature, Londres [Amsterdam: M.M. Rey], 1772. 8vo, 266 pp, contemporary gilt decorated leather-backed boards, shelfwear, some hand-soiling. A very scarce first edition copy of Holbach&#39;s important work. Front hinge starting but still strong, some light wear. Remains in very good condition. Tres bon etat. (Tchemerzine VI, page 238) . Fine. 1772. First Edition.

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        The Works of Plato Abridg'd: with an Account of His Life, Philosophy, Morals, and Politicks. Together with a Translation of his choicest Dialogues.

      Riverton Strahan (and seven others), London 1772 - Volume 1: TP + [i]-[ii] = Table of Contents + 1-336; Volume 2: TP + [3]-334; large 12mo.An early, two-volume attempt to bring Plato to the English speaking world in their native tongue. A complete translation of all of Plato's dialogues into English would not be published until 29 years after this was book was printed. The translations here were made "from the French, by several hands" with notes provided by M. Dacier. Contemporary, full calf boards, sympathetically rebacked full leather with gilt lettering on the spine. The boards are a bit worn but well defined. Small bookplate for former owner (I. Drewitt) to inside cover of both volumes. The front flyleaf of volume two with ten lines of blue ink indexing for the book. Text clean and crisp. A pretty copy of this early translation of Plato into English. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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        Die türkische Bibel, oder des Korans allererste teutsche Uebersetzung aus der Arabischen Urschrift

      FfM., Johann Gottlieb Garbe 1772.. 8°. 876 S. Mit Titelportr. [Mahumed der Falsche Prophet]. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Kl. Fehlstelle am Tit. restaur.. Ebert 11526; Graesse IV, 44; Enay 152 - "Cette version fidèle" (Graesse). - David Friedrich Megerlin (1699-1778), deutscher Koranübersetzer, Hebraist und evangelischer Theologe. Es handelt sich um die erste deutsche Übersetzung aus dem Arabischen mit allen 114 Suren, außerdem zwei Registern. Megerlin betrachtete den Koran als Abart und Verfälschung der Bibel, daher die Bezeichnung &#39;türkische Bibel&#39;.

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