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        Abbildungen Böhmischer und Mährischer Gelehrten und Künstler in Kupfer gestochen und verlegt.

      Ohne Ort Gedruckt mit von Schönfeldischen Schriften () 1772 - 29 x 22 cm. 4 Bll., 87 S. Moderner Halbleineneinband mit marm. Deckeln. Etwas fleckig, leicht berieb. u. bestoß. Innen wenige Seiten verstärkt, Titelblatt gebräunt u. fleckig, durchgehend etwas braunfleckig, wenige Seiten stark, Porträts jedoch sauber. Johann Balzer (tschechisch Jan Balzer; * 6. August 1738 in Kuks, Königreich Böhmen; † 14. Dezember 1799 in Prag) war ein böhmischer Kupferstecher, Zeichner und Verleger. Balzer ging von 1750 bis 1758 zur Lehre bei Michael Heinrich Rentz, der als Hofgraveur bei Graf Franz Anton von Sporck arbeitete. Nach dem Tod seines Lehrers unternahm Balzer zuerst eine Studienreise nach Deutschland und ließ sich danach in der Residenz des Grafen Sporck in Lissa an der Elbe nieder. Im Jahr 1771 zog Balzer nach Prag, wo er als selbständiger Kupferstecher, Zeichner und Verleger bis zu seinem Tod arbeitete. Seine beiden Brüder, Georg Balzer (Jirí Balzer) und Matthias Balzer (Matouš Balzer), waren Graveure und sein Sohn Antonín Karel Balzer (1771–1807), wirkte als Landschaftsmaler. Johann Balzer stach Porträts von Zeitgenossen, u. a. nach den Zeichnungen von Johann Kleinhard, Johan Quirin Jahn, in Kupfer. Es sind etwa 50 Kupferstiche bekannt, die er nach den Landschaftszeichnungen seines Freundes Norbert Grund gefertigt hat. Außerdem lieferte er Kupferstiche für die Werke des Historikers Josef Schallers; „Topographie des Königreiches Böhmen" und „Beschreibung der Hauptstadt Prag" sowie weitere für das Periodikum „Effigies virorum eruditorum atque artificium Bohemiae et Moraviae". Für Nikolaus Adaukt Voigts „Beschreibung der bisher bekannten Böhmischen Münzen nach chronologischer Ordnung" schuf er Vignetten.; Quelle Wikipedia. 1.100 gr. Moderner Halbleineneinband mit marm. Deckeln. Etwas fleckig, leicht berieb. u. bestoß.

      [Bookseller: P. u. P. Hassold OHG]
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        The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesty's Special Command.

      London - C. Eyre and W. Strahan 1772 - The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Newly Translated out of the Original Tongues, and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesty's Special Command being 'The King James Bible. ' Together withThe New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ Newly Translated out of the Original Greek and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised, By His Majesty's Special Command to rear of volume two. First edition printedby Eyre and Strahan, Printers to the King's Most Excellent MajestyIn two volumes complete. The Authorised Version, commonly known as the King James Version, King James Bible, KJB, or KJV, is an English translation of the Christian Bible by the Church of England begun in 1604 and completed in 1611. First printed by the King's Printer Robert Barker, this was the third official translation into English. The first was the Great Bible commissioned by the Church of England in the reign of King Henry VIII, and the second was the Bishop's Bible of 1568. In January 1604, King James VI of Scotland and I of England convened the Hampton Court Conference where a new English version was conceived in response to the perceived problems of the earlier translations as detected by the Puritans, a faction within the Church of England. William Strahan (1715 - 1785) was a Scottish printer and publisher, and a Member of Parliament. Strahan was originally apprenticed to an Edinburgh printer but became a Master Printer in London. In 1738 he was made a Freeman of the City of London and a freeman of the Stationers' Company. Diversifying from printing to publishing, he built up a highly important and successful business, at one time employing 50 men. He was Samuel Johnson's chief publisher, being entrusted with the printing of Johnson's Dictionary, and also published the works of the philosophers David Hume and Adam Smith, and the historian Edward Gibbon. From 1770, he was Printer to the King (George III). Previous owner's ink inscription to front blank. Condition: In contemporary crushed morocco binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and slight rubbing and odd marksto boards. Front hinge to volume two strained with title page absent. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the odd spot, spottingmore pronounced to second volumeand with some handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED [Attributes: First Edition; 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.

      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) Versand D: 7,00 EUR Medizin

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        La Lusiade o sia La scoperta delle Indie Orientali fatta da\' Portoghesi di Luigi Camoens. Chiamato per la sua eccellenza il virgilio di Portogallo. Scritta da esso celebre autore nella sua lingua naturale in ottava rima, Et ora nello stesso metro tradotta in italiano da N.N. Piemontese. Insieme con un ristretto della vita del medesimo autore, e con gli argomenti aggiunti al poema da Gianfrancesco Barreto. [Mit dem schönen gestochenen Frontispiz von Vittorio Boasso (zwei Segelschiffe)]

      Torino, Fratelli Reycends Libraj in principio di Contrada nuova, 1772 XXIV, 304 S. (S.305 - 308 Catalogo), Frontispiz von Vittorio Boasso, 8°, Papp-Einband der Zeit mit zwei durchgezogenen Bändern, Einband etwas angestaubt und minimal fleckig; leichter Wurmfraß (nur) an den Innendeckeln; innen sauber; insgesamt ist diese erste italienische Ausgabe gut erhalten. Versand D: 3,00 EUR Portugiesische Literatur.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Daras]
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        Oeuvres de J. J. Rousseau de Genve. Nouvelle dition

      Amsterdam, Chez Marc-Michel Rey, M.DCC.LXXII [1772]. Eleven volumes; 19.5 cm. Copied from the 1769 edition. This ediition of the collected works of Rousseau, published during his lifetime, indicates the enthusiastic reception of his ideas in Europe. Theophile Dufour, 382; Senelier 1749. Bound in full contemporary leather with new labels. Stock#OB307.

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        Inledning til djur-riket, efter herr archiatern och riddaren Carl von Linnés lärogrunder [Introduction to the animal kingdom, from the teachings of . Linnaeus].

      1772 - Stockholm, C. Stolpe, 1772. 8:o. (16),234,(37) s. & 4 folded engraved plates.Uncut and unopened in contemporary grey paper wrappers, somewhat worn. Signature. A very good copy.Soulsby A catalogue of the works of Linnæus 3596 and 1223, respectively. Plates engraved by Olof Årre. Verso of title with printed recommendation by Linnaeus himself, who has read the book with "hearty pleasure" (our translation). "Inledning til djur-riket" is written for use in schools and the author's ambition is to introduce a Swedish terminology for the different parts of the animal bodies. As a young man Anders Jahan Retzius (1742-1821) studied at the University of Lund, after which he worked as an pharmacist. Eventually he returned to the university where he became professor of natural history with responsibility for the botanical gardens. From 1782 he was also a member of the Swedish Academy of Sciences. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The history of the University of Oxford, to the death of William the Conqueror.

      Oxford 8vo (21.5 cm, 8.5"). [2], 32, [6] pp.. 1772 [with his] The history of the University of Oxford, from the death of William the Conqueror, to the demise of Queen Elizabeth. Oxford: Pr. by W. Jackson & J. Lister for J. & F. Rivington, 1773. 4to (27.3 cm, 10.75"). [4], 264, [2] pp. Bound together here are this author's first, 32-page history, tracing the story of education in Britain back to the Druids, and his much more extensive follow-up on Oxford's development including, e.g., passages on => politics, religious controversies, town–gown contretemps, and epidemics. Sir John Peshall (sometimes given Pechell, formerly Pearsall), sixth baronet, was a clergyman and antiquary known for his philanthropic activities; he was himself an Oxford man (BA 1739, MA 1745). Provenance: Front pastedown with bookplate of the famed Hookham Circulating Library. Contemporary half calf and marbled paper–covered sides, rebacked and corners refurbished; marbled paper sides with surface wear. Front pastedown with bookplate as above, pastedown and free endpaper with small pencilled annotations. Octavo history with small portion torn away in outer margin (only) of final "Additions" leaf; quarto history with dust-soiling to title-page around edges of bound-in octavo and following leaves showing impression of bind-in. Occasional light foxing only, to both items, mostly confined to margins; quarto with a very few early inked corrections and annotations.

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        The Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection.

      London: for L. Hawes and Co. and S. Crowder, and R. Ware and Co.,, 1772. By which the meanest Capacity may perform the Whole Art without a Teacher. Together with the Use of all the Instruments belonging thereto. To which is now added, Abundance of New and Rare Inventions, the like never before in Print but much desired by many. The Seventh Edition, with large Additions and Amendments. Duodecimo. Original canvas, unlettered. Woodcut frontispiece, woodcut illustrations of magic tricks in the text. Small ink inscription on frontispiece blank recto. Canvas lightly rubbed, sig. E7 with slight paper loss at upper outer corner, including page numeral and a letter either side, the sense easily guessed; this the only flaw in what is otherwise a superb copy in the original binding, rare thus. A remarkably fresh copy of by far the best-known eighteenth-century book on conjuring, first published in 1722. Rare: ESTC locates three copies only of this edition in Britain (BL, Glasgow University and Senate House libraries) and the Folger copy in America.

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        Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano.

      RAFAËL INSPIREERT DE NEO-KLASSIEKENDecoratieve pilasters met fruit, bloemen en wingerd. (Deels in de tijd, deels later) met de hand gekleurde gravures, elk gedrukt van twee koperen platen, uitgegeven te Rome 1772. Afkomstig uit de serie (uitgegeven in boekvorm) "Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano"' en gegraveerd door Giovanni Ottaviani en Giovanni Volpato naar tekeningen van Gaetano Savorelli. Formaat elk ca. 107,3 x 40,6 cmRafael Sanzio da Urbino (1483 '" 1520), in het Nederlands beter bekend als Rafaël, vertrok vanuit Florence naar Rome vermoedelijk omdat hem ter ore was gekomen dat er in het Vaticaan, destijds onder Paus Julius II, privé-vertrekken waren die opnieuw gedecoreerd moesten worden. In 1509 kreeg hij de opdracht voor één van de vertrekken. Met succes, al heel snel gold hij in het Vaticaan, op Michelangelo na, als de belangrijkste kunstenaar. Hij zou er de rest van zijn korte leven blijven. Rafaël en zijn assistenten maakten de wand- en plafondschilderingen in de Loggia van het Vaticaan in 1518-1519.De prenten tonen de decoratie van de Loggia op de belangrijkste verdieping van het appartementen gebouw van het Vaticaan.De prenten zijn veelal een combinatie van Rafaëlitsche design elementen omdat de originele fresco"s niet altijd zichtbaar meer waren. Het resultaat sprak de smaak van het publiek aan het einde van de 18e eeuw enorm aan en legde de grondslag voor de grotesken in de neo-classistische periode.Prijs: € 2.250,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling)/stuk.

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Reise igiennem Island, foranstaltet af Videnskabernes Sælskab i Kiøbenhavn, og beskreven af forbemeldte Eggert Olafsen, med dertil hørende 51 Kobberstøkker og et nyt forfærdiget Kart over Island. I-II Deel.

      Sorøe, Trykt hos Jonas Lindgrens Enke, 1772. 4to. (12) + 1042 + (60) + 20 + (2) s. 1 foldet kobberstukket kart. 51 delvis foldede kobberstukne plansjer. Samt. helskinnbd. (speilbd) med 5 opphøyde bind. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Kartet med liten rift (ca 7 cm)

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        La Salameide poemetto giocoso con le note

      Appresso Guglielmo Zerletti 1772 In 8vo (cm 21,5), cartonato coevo colorato (minime mancanze e spellature), antiporta incisa, pp. (10), cxxxv, (3). Titolo inciso con vignetta in rame al centro. Vignetta in rame all'inizio del primo canto. Un po' sciolto, insignificante macchia al margine esterno delle ultime carte, ma OTTIMA COPIA intonsa con barbe.EDIZIONE ORIGINALE di uno dei più riusciti poemetti di argomento gastronomico della letteratura italiana. «Fra i poemi Apiciani in genere giocosi è questo uno dei più leggiadri e faceti che si abbia la lingua nostra, la bizzarra invenzione di esso, l'elegante ed evidente modo di raccontare e descrivere, la forbitezza e proprietà  della dizione, il fino lepore dovunque sparso, e la peregrina erudizione onde è infiorato, e che più opportunamente per via di note si manifesta, ne rendono la lettura piacevole oltre modo, come quella di presso che tutte le altre poesie bernesche dell'autore, per le quali aveva non comune facilità  e genio» (A. Lombardi, Storia della letteratura italiana nel secolo XVIII, Modena, 1829, p. 345). \ Il nome dell'autore si deduce dal divertente avviso ai lettori dello stampatore. Il poema si compone di quattro canti, in cui sono elogiati tutti i prodotti del porco, dal prosciutto alla porchetta, dalla braciola al sanguinaccio, dai tomacelli («si fanno col fegato di porco cotto lesso, poi gratugiato, e impastato con uova, cacio, ed altro ec. finalmente ridotto in pallottole involte nella rete, o sia omento del porco, si cuoce in padella, o teglia», pp. CXIII - IV) al cotechino, dal salame di fegato alla salsiccia.Così esordiscono le note: «Un soldato Alemano mal sapendo esprimere in nostra lingua il salame, dal vederlo pendente da una trave e da una pertica, lo credette un frutto così secco col suo ramo, e però disse di voler del frutto di quell'albero secco. Il fatto è vero» (p. XCI). \ Il Frizzi, ferrarese, fu intimo amico del Tiraboschi. Occupò diverse cariche politico - amministrative nella sua città , in cui fondò fra l'altro l'Accademia degli Argonauti. Avendo accesso agli archivi comunali, dopo anni di ricerche pubblicò le Memorie per la Storia di Ferrara, la fino ad allora più importante storia di Ferrara dalle origini al 1598 (E. De Tipaldo, Biografia degli Italiani illustri, Venezia, 1868, vol. IV, pp. 419 - 420). \ G. Morazzoni, Il libro illustrato veneziano del Settecento, Milano, 1943, p. 232. O. Bagnasco a cura di, Catalogo del fondo italiano e latino delle opere di gastronomia sec. XIV - XIX, Sorengo, 1994, nr. 852 Simon, 1342. Westbury, p. 197. \

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        The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer, in Four Volumes

      W. Strahan and W. Woodfall, LONDON 1772 - Very Scarce 12th Edition of this important work. Interiors in excellent condition. Binding tight. Full Leather. Some professional restoration to hinges. Five bands on spine with gilt titling on labels sharp. Only flaw is a superficial cracking along spines, probably from a long-ago leather treatment. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CONSIDERATIONS ON INDIA AFFAIRS: Particularly Respecting thePresent State of Ben

      London 1772, Almon. Half calf over marbled boards, 2 vol.set. 287+[29]+632p., 9 appendices, tables, statistics, large eng-. raved folding map, a bit of minor foxing. R A R E. THE MAJOR RESOURCE ON BENGAL & ENVIRONS A major primary resource. Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Le Jugement de Pâris. Poëme en IV. Chants

      Amsterdam (Paris) 1772 - In-8 (218 x 151 mm), titre - viij - 178 pp., veau brun, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (reliure d'époque). Premier tirage du titre gravé et des 4 figures de Moreau le Jeune, gravées par Née, Duclos, Masquelier et De Launay, et des 4 vignettes d'en-tête de Choffard. Sur papier de Hollande. Cohen annonce 200 pages et non 178 comme cet exemplaire. (Cohen 505). (reliure usée, coins émoussés, légère mouillure marginale pp. v à viij, quelques trous de vers, rousseurs). // Octavo (218 x 151 mm), title - viij - 178 pp., brown calf, smooth spine tooled, marbled edges (contemporary binding). First printing of the engraved title and the 4 figures by Moreau le Jeune, engraved by Née, Duclos, Masquelier and De Launay, and the 4 heading vignettes by Choffard. Printed on Holland paper. Cohen bibliography refers to 200 pp., and not 178 like this copy (Cohen 505). (used binding, corners bumped, light water-stain in margins pp. v to viij, some worm holes, brownings).

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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. Translated from French into English by John Reinhold Forster

      Nourse and Davies, London 1772 - London: Nourse and Davies, 1772, 4 to., (10 1/2 X 8 2/8 inches) pp. xxvii, 476. First English edition. One fine folding plate, 5 fine large folding engraved plates. Early brown calf with gold gilt spine. Text very clean, no foxing, in VG condition or better. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Noticias de la Historia General de las Islas de Canaria, Tomo Primero

      En la Imprenta de Blas Roman, 1772. Hardcover. Good. 1772. 495 pages. No dust jacket. Volume 1 only. This book is in Spanish. Brown leather hardback with gilt lettering to spine.Inscription and small hole to fep. Blue stamp to prologue page; not library. Map to front is moderately torn with some pencil inscriptions but remains clear and legible. Pages are mildly tanned with some light foxing and use marks.Moderate scuffing to leather. Some small losses to spine and minor foxing all over. Otherwise great for its age with firm binding.

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        ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, II GEO. III. WITH AN INDEX. [bound with:] ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, 12 GEO. III. WITH AN INDEX

      Williamsburg: William Rind, 1772. Folio. Half calf and marbled boards in antique style, leather label. Last leaf backed, minor foxing and toning. Very good. Two Virginia imprints comprising session laws of the General Assembly passed July 1771 and February 1772. Various acts provide relief for owners of tobacco damaged or burned in a warehouse fire, regulations for disciplining the militia, guidelines for "Trials and Outlawries of Slaves," and others, including numerous acts creating infrastructure. The second volume is the second issue, with the correct date in the imprint. Though mentioned on both titlepages, an Index was never printed. Of the first volume, Berg writes: "Once again public money had to be raised to repay planters for tobacco lost or burned at inspection warehouses in Henrico, Chesterfield, King George, and Northampton Counties. The treasurer of the colony was authorized to borrow up to 30,000 pounds to repay those individuals suffering losses." Regarding the second volume, again from Berg: "An act passed at this session to erect and maintain a lighthouse at Cape Henry displays a rare example of financial cooperation between the colonies of Maryland and Virginia. Both colonial assemblies approved this joint venture, which was to be financed from a duty placed on ships using the Chesapeake Bay." Rare, with Berg recording only nine copies of the first and eleven copies of the second. EVANS 12265, 12591. BERG 200, 208. ESTC W8520, W23642. OCLC 6325885, 63255965.

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        [Hob. II: 1 and 11; D9-D11; G4; III: 6, 1-4; op. 5]. Six Quatuor A Flute, Violon, Alto, & Basse... Opera Quinta. Pr. 8s. [Parts]

      London: R. Bremner. [1772]. Four volumes. Folio. Disbound. Title to each part within decorative border. Flauto: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Basso: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-12, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. No watermark. Basso part figured. "No. 13" in ink to head of each title. Somewhat browned; small tear to outer margins of pp. 7-8 of Viola part, with small stains to final leaf; smudge to final blank of Flauto part. . First English edition. Hoboken Haydn catalogue I, p. 340. Hoboken collection catalogue 7, 512. BUC p. 472. Not in Hirsch. RISM H3341 (1 copy only in the U.S., at Princeton University). WorldCat (a copy at the University of Western Ontario). The first edition of these six works was printed in Amsterdam by J. J. Hummel (1767). In the Hoboken catalogue, all six works are listed as Divertimenti ("Hob. II"). Hob. II: 1 (= no. 4 of the present collection) is originally for 2 violins, flute, oboe, and bass; Hob. II: 21 (=no. 6 of the present collection) is for 2 violins, violoncello, bass, flute, and oboe. The arranger is unknown. The other works, all for the forces specified in the present edition, are considered spurious.

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        Kst.- Karte, n. Guiseppe Bracci / Antoine Cardon bei Filippo Morghen, "Icon Sinus Baiarum uti nuper videbatur veterumtestimoniis comprobatum .".

      - dat. 1772, 47,5 x 67,5 Sehr seltene, ostorientierte Karte, die die Gegend um Puzzuoli zeigt. Aus "le antichita di Pozzuoli, Baja e Cum" ?? - Oben links der Titel, unten links eine weitere Kartusche mit antiken Allegorien. Gebiet: Bacoli - Pozzuoli - Bagnoli.

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        Hob. II: 1 and 11; D9-D11; G4; III: 6, 1-4; op. 5]. Six Quatuor A Flute, Violon, Alto, & Basse. Opera Quinta. Pr. 8s. [Parts]

      R. Bremner [1772], London - First English edition. Hoboken Haydn catalogue I, p. 340. Hoboken collection catalogue 7, 512. BUC p. 472. Not in Hirsch. RISM H3341 (1 copy only in the U.S., at Princeton University). WorldCat (a copy at the University of Western Ontario). The first edition of these six works was printed in Amsterdam by J. J. Hummel (1767).In the Hoboken catalogue, all six works are listed as Divertimenti ("Hob. II"). Hob. II: 1 (= no. 4 of the present collection) is originally for 2 violins, flute, oboe, and bass; Hob. II: 21 (=no. 6 of the present collection) is for 2 violins, violoncello, bass, flute, and oboe. The arranger is unknown. The other works, all for the forces specified in the present edition, are considered spurious. Four volumes. Folio. Disbound. Title to each part within decorative border. Flauto: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-11, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Basso: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-12, [ii] (blank) pp. Engraved. No watermark. Basso part figured."No. 13" in ink to head of each title. Somewhat browned; small tear to outer margins of pp. 7-8 of Viola part, with small stains to final leaf; smudge to final blank of Flauto part. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Onomatologia forestalis-piscatorio-venatoria oder vollständiges Forst-, Fisch- und Jagd-Lexicon, in welchem alle bey dem Forst-, Fisch- und Jagdwesen vorkommende Kunstwörter erkläret; der Verhalt und Kenntniß der Holzungen, sammt der Art sie im besten Stande zu erhalten angewiesen; die Eigenschaften, Gebrauch und Fortpflanzung der verschiedenen Holzarten; ferner die Natur und Eigenschaften der wilden Thiere, der Vögel und des Federwildprets ... endlich auch der Raub-, Strom- und Teich-Fische mitgetheilet werden: Nach alphabetischer Ordnung zu allgemeinem Gebrauch deutlich und ausführlich abgehandelt.

      Frankfurt u. Leipzig, o. Vlg. 1772-73. (Druck: Christian Ulrich Wagner, Ulm). 8°. Tit., 10 Bll., 1080 Sp.; Tit., 23 Bll., 990 Sp.; Tit. 11 Bll., 1064 Sp. Mit einem allegor. Front. u. 8 Figuren auf 4 gef. Tafeln in Kupferstich. Halblederbände d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden mit Streicheisenverz. u. je 3 mont. farb. Papierschi. auf Rü., schlichtem grünem Überzugspapier und umseit. Rotschnitt (auf vord. Spiegel mit altem Adelsexlibris `Baron de Knöringen). Einbde. angeschmutzt u. stellenw. fl., vereinz. wurmstichig, Kanten abgerieben, Rückenkanten (v. Bd. 1) aufgeplatzt, im Text etw. gebräunt aber sauber u. kaum abgegriffen, Tl. 3 tlw. wasserrandig. Lindner 11.1565.01; Schwerdt II, 55; nicht bei Zischka. Einzige Ausgabe dieses umfassenden Lexikons zu allen Bereichen der Jagd, des Fischfangs u. der Forstwirtschaft. Herausgegeben von Christoph Otto (1725-98), der Professor für Ökonomie in Ulm war und der auch eine `Onomatologia oeconomica practica` verfaßt hatte. I. Tl.: A-G / 2. Tl.: H-O. Nebst einer Vorrede enthaltend Cameralische Gedanken von Waldungen und der Jagd. / 3. Tl.: P-Z. Nebst einer Vorrede von Abgabe der Gerechtigkeitshölzer. Die Kupfertafeln zeigen u.a. verschiedene Arten von Fallen. - Ohne den meist fehlenden, 1780 in einem anderen Verlag erschienenen Nachtragsband von Johann Friedrich Stahl, der als 4. Band bezeichnet ist. Dieser Suplementband, der sich vor allem mit dem Forstwesen beschäftigt, war ursprünglich nicht als Ergänzung der Onomatologia geplant. Versand D: 15,00 EUR Jagdwesen, Jagdwissenschaft, Lexikon, Nachschlagewerk, Enzyklopädie, Fischerei

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        GRADUALE ROMANUM JUXTA MISSALE EX DECRETO SACRO-SANCTI CONCILII TRIDENTINI RESTITUTUM ET CLEMENTIS VIII ...

      Leiodii [ie. LiÈge]: Ex Officina Typographica Clementis Plomteux ..., 1772. Folio (signed in 4s - 38 x 24cm). Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards. Printed in black and red, with staves, headlines and some initials in red, other initials historiated and in black. Pictorial title vignette, with title within ornamented border. Binding worn, with loss at toe of spine and signs of label removal, institutional bookplate and presentation bookplate on front endsheets, ms. digits in corner of title and on verso, trivial worm track in lower gutter of last dozen leaves, internally a very good, crisp copy. "Editio Novissima, Multo auctior & emendatior." An elegant Graduale printed by Plomteux, who in addition to being a highly productive printer of religious texts, government publications, and reference works, served as librarian of the city of LiÈge between August 1766 and no later than September 1792. He entered the trade in 1766, working in association with the printer and bookseller Kints Everard, before succeeding him in 1767. He was also active as printer to one or more Parisian booksellers until the 1790s. The Graduale was a staple for him, both in large format and small, and this edition is the earliest located in OCLC/Worldcat under his imprint (one copy only, at the University of Maastricht).

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        JOYOH BUNSHOH ITO GURUMA: THE SPINNING WHEEL OF LETTER WRITING FOR WOMEN.

      [Osaka 1772, Kashiwaraya]. Stitched blue wrs., large format,. 18 x 26 cm., minor edge wear, contents clean, [204]p. wood-. block printed on doulbe leaves, 8p. color prints, ca. 75 b w. illustrations on women's culture, a small old worm hole on. the first few pages, no loss. This excellent work is devoted to Japanese women, with 60 illustrations on the events of the twelve months, about 50 others on women's culture all skillfully drawn by Kitao. * With a profusion of calligraphy examples on how to write a New Year's letter & reply, festival letters, invitations, plum blossom letters, yearly celebration letters, holidays, weddings, births, 'thank you' notes, gifts &c. A very interesting illustrated book, with very good insight to the activities of the Japanese before Western influence. Charming illustrations show a wide variety of customs and festivals. * Color plates show shell gathering at the shore, Great Shrine at Edo, Shamisen & Koto playing, Madame Lady Murasaki composing her "Tales of Genji," the first novel written by a woman. With most beautiful examples of calligraphy examples. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: K. Toda: THE RYERSON COLLECTION: p.216 top of the page. * Louise Brown: BLOCK PRINTING & BOOK ILLUSTRATION IN JAPAN: p.131, bottom of the page, wherein Brown lists books signed by Sukenobu, although he died in 1751, may actually have been the work of his son. Clearly the art work is exceptionally similar if not that of Sukenobu. It is our opinion, because of the coloring, this must be the work of his son, with the innovative color added. * Not in Kerlen. * Color scans can be sent by e-mail. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Oeuvres philosophiques de Mr. D***.

      chez Marc-Michel Rey, A Amsterdam 1772 - 6 vol. in-8 de (4)-XX-206-(4)-202-44 pp. ; (4)-72-(4)-102-(2)-104-VI-87 pp. ; (4)-379 pp. (4)-267 pp. ; (4)-267-(4)-389 pp. et (4)-300 pp., veau havane marbré, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre en maroquin vert et de tomaison en maroquin havane, guillochis dorés sur les coupes, tranches marbrées, (reliure de l'époque). Bel exemplaire de cette édition des oeuvres de Diderot probablement publiée à son insu ; deux titres y sont faussement attribués à Diderot, le Code de la nature de Morelly et le Mémoire pour Abraham Chaumeix qui est de Morellet. On ne sait pas si cette édition précède celle publiée la même année à la seule adresse d'Amsterdam, qui serait considérée comme une réponse à l'édition fautive de Marc-Michel Rey. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice et 1 planche pour le tome I, 1frontispice et 8 planches pour le tome II, 1 frontispice et 6 planches pour le tome V et 7 planches de géométrie pour le tome VI. Tchemerzine IV, p.461 ; D. Adams, Bibliographie des oeuvres de Denis Diderot, A2.

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        THE ENTERTAINING HISTORY OF KING PHILIP'S WAR, WHICH BEGAN IN THE MONTH OF JUNE, 1675. AS ALSO OF EXPEDITIONS MORE LATELY MADE AGAINST THE COMMON ENEMY, AND ALL INDIAN REBELS, IN THE EASTERN PARTS OF NEW-ENGLAND

      Newport, 1772. Antique three-quarter calf and marbled board, gilt, leather labels. Portrait frontispiece reinforced at gutter and corners. Plate of King Philip with old skillfully repaired tear in center, trimmed close on outer edge. Moderate wear and soiling to text; some leaves with small tears at edges, neatly repaired. Several signatures supplied from a slightly shorter copy. Overall a good copy. The second edition, after the exceedingly rare first published in Boston in 1716. One of the most popular narratives of King Philip's War, mainly narrating the prowess and adventures of Benjamin Church, one of the most important officers in the War, by his son Thomas. This edition is notable for its two engravings by Paul Revere. The frontispiece portrait of Church is not based on any original image of him, but lifted by Revere from a 1768 portrait of Charles Churchill, with a powder horn added. One of Revere's most famous engravings is the portrait of King Philip, actually based on one of Verelst's engravings of the Indian Kings of Canada. Despite this, it is notable not only as a Revere engraving but also as the first portrait of an Indian actually printed in America. This second edition contains a sketch of the life of Benjamin Church, not found in the first edition.

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        Noticias de la Historia General de las Islas de Canaria, Tomo Primero

      En la Imprenta de Blas Roman 1772 - 1772. 495 pages. No dust jacket. Volume 1 only. This book is in Spanish. Brown leather hardback with gilt lettering to spine.Inscription and small hole to fep. Blue stamp to prologue page; not library. Map to front is moderately torn with some pencil inscriptions but remains clear and legible. Pages are mildly tanned with some light foxing and use marks.Moderate scuffing to leather. Some small losses to spine and minor foxing all over. Otherwise great for its age with firm binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collection complette des oeuvres de (...). I-VII.

      London. 1772. 8vo. Samtidige helskinnsbind med opphøyde ryggbånd, ryggforgylling, tittelfelter i skinn og marmorerte snitt. (4), vii, (1), 356, 160 ; (4), 641, (3) ; (4), 517, (3) ; (4), 644 ; (4), 638 ; (4) 708 ; (4), 478 s.London. 1772. 8vo. Contemporary full calf, raised bands, spines gilt, titles i leather, marbled edges. (4), vii, (1), 356, 160 ; (4), 641, (3) ; (4), 517, (3) ; (4), 644 ; (4), 638 ; (4), 478 pp.. Ikke vanlig. Meget fint sett bortsett fra et par små skader ved øvre kapitéler i bind I og V.Not common. A very nice set, even though there are a couple of small damages to head of spine of vol. I and V

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        Traite général des pesches, et histoire des poissons qu'elles fournissent, tant pour la subsistance des hommes, que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce. [WITH] Traité des pesches. Suite de la seconde section. Two volumes, bound separately.

      Paris: Saillant & Nyon, Veuve Desaint, 1772. First edition.. Hardback. Folio. (46 x 31cm). Seconde Partie, sect. 1: pp.[4 ?- half-title and title pages], 180. B/w engraved plates numbered I to XXVII, with plate XXVII bound out of sequence, opposite p.176 and before the sequence beginning with plate I, which follows p.180. Second Partie. Second Section: [2 ?- half-title], pp.181-314. Plates numbered I to XVII, bound after p.314. A total of 43 full-page plates, printed to one side only, most with 3 figures or sections to each plate. Half calf gilt, raised bands, over speckled paper-covered boards. Compartment to spine: Des Criptiones Des Arts Et Metieres XXXI. Calf dry, chipped to head and foot of spine, scuffed and rubbed; boards and corners scuffed, rubbed. Text block a little crimped; plates mostly flat, not crinkled. [WITH] Traité des pesches. Suite de la seconde section (undated). Folio (44 x 29cm). [2 ?- half-title]; pp.67-192. 28 plates altogether: Section 2, Ch.IV, Plate XXII (1 plate); 2 Section Chap. V to Chap. VIII, plates continuous from XXIV to L (27 plates, making 28 in total). Quarter calf, raised bands, no title compartment. Chipped to foot of spine and calf very dry. Marbled paper-covered boards, rubbed to edges and corners. Pastedowns tanned. Some light spotting or mottling to prelims and extrems, affecting last 2 plates. Half-title creased, with some light crimping to text block, though plates flat. Two volumes of a multi-volume work, with the Suite de la seconde section lacking title page (with publisher and date) and pp.1-66. Seconde Partie with ornamental title vignettes; head and tail pieces; both volumes with text in double columns. Overall contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. Text in French. Very Good examples. Rare. Very heavy books, requiring eye-watering and prohibitive amounts of extra postage overseas. Too heavy for some territories. Parcel Force Worldwide if posted together (very expensive). Royal mail if posted separately overseas, still requiring large amounts of extra postage. Parcel Force 48 in UK. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        The Analysis of Beauty. Written with a view of fixing the fluctuating ideas of taste.

      W. Strahan 1772 - A new edition. xxi, [3], 153, [3]pp., 2 large engraved folding plates, as often the case loosely inserted. Contemporary calf, rebacked, not recently, corners worn and some abrasions to the boards. Lower corner of the title-page torn without loss of text, and some light age browning to the paper in places. 4to. London: printed by W. Strahan, for Mrs Hogarth, and sold by her at her house in Leicester-Fields. 1772. Provenance: Ownership names at the head of the title-page of Peter Knell, 1778, and Mrs Welland, 29th August 1817. In 1932 the volume was "given to Michael Rothenstein as a mark of my affectionate sympathy" by Sydney Schiff. It was then presented to John & Myfanwy Piper by Rothenstein on October 1948. It seems to have returned to Rothenstein's possession as he later gave it to Philip Mathews in March 1954. First published in 1753, this is the only other 18th century edition to be published, and this copy bears a distinguished provenance. Sydney Schiff was a prominent art collector, mainly of modernist works, although satirised by Wyndham Lewis in The Apes of God. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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, 1772. 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.

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        "A new law-dictionary: containing, the interpretation and definition of words and terms used in the law; as also the law and practice under the proper heads and titles ... Adapted to the use of barristers, students, and practisers of the law ... The ninth edition, with great additions and improvements ... Originally compiled by Giles Jacob, now corrected and greatly enlarged by Owen Ruffhead and J. Morgan, Esquires"

      London: printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall ... for J. Beecroft [et al.]. 1772. "Folio, pp. [6] and unpaginated lexicon in double column; full contemporary calf, red morocco label on spine; lower joint cracked, top of spine chipped level with text block, otherwise a very good, sound copy. Includes ""the history and antiquity of the law, and our manners, customs, and original government, collected and abstracted from all dictionaries, abridgments, institutes, commentaries, reports, yearbooks, charters, registers, chronicles, and histories, published to this time."" Vancil, p. 119; not in Zischka."

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        Nieuwe en Nauwkeurige Kaart van een gedeelte van Noord Amerika, Behelzende Nieuw Engeland, New York, Pensylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, een Stuk van Virginia, Kanada en Halifax ..

      Utrecht: J. v. Schoonhoven, 1772. Copper-engraved folding map, engraved by Carel Jacob de Huyser, full period hand-colouring. Large and detailed map from a rare edition of Kalm's Travels. This map was published within the rare first Dutch edition of Kalm's Travels, the "most trustworthy description of Swedish settlement in 18th century Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania" (Howes). Between 1748 and 1749, Peter Kalm, a noted Swedish naturalist and student of Linnaeus, traveled throughout the northeast of America, specifically in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Canada, surveying the countryside, and recording notes on the inhabitants, the fauna, and the flora of the region. Returning to his native Stockholm, Kalm there published the first edition of his observations between 1753 and 1761, with Dutch and English editions soon to follow. The Dutch edition was the first edition to contain a map. The map principally depicts the region in which Kalm travelled, as far south as the Chesapeake and as far north as Quebec. However, the map extends quite a bit westward than would be expected, showing the Ohio River extending into present-day Kentucky. Interestingly, the map is among the earliest maps to identify petroleum in Pennsylvania, close to the location where oil was first discovered in Titusville in the mid-19th century. Sellers and Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 727; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 772.3; cf. Howes K4; cf. Sabin 26988.

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        Le Royaume De Prusse Suivant les Nouvelles Observations. Publié A Paris par et Chez Le SR. Le Rouge. Ingenieur Geographe du Roy rüe des grands Augustins vis-a-vis le panier Fleuri. Avec privilege du Roi. 1772.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Georges-Louis Le Rouge in Paris, dat. 1772, 48 x 54,5 Jäger, Prussia-Karten 1542-1810, Nr. 125. - Zeigt Ost- und Westpreussen zwischen Stolpe und Memel. - In der Ostsee große Titelkartusche mit Wappen und Allegorien. - 2. seltener Zustand mit der von 1742 auf 1772 geänderten Datierung in der Kartusche. Prusach Wschodnich i Prusach Zachodnych / Poland: 'Le Royaume De Prusse Suivant les Nouvelles Observations. Publié A Paris par et Chez Le SR. Le Rouge. Ingenieur Geographe du Roy rüe des grands Augustins vis-a-vis le panier Fleuri. Avec privilege du Roi. 1772.': oldcoloured cooper-engraving published by Georges-Louis Le Rouge in Paris, 48 x 54,5 cm, dat. 1772. - Rare 2. state with the changed date from 1742 to 1772 (hochauflösende Bilder auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - high resolution pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The Works to which is prefixed the Life of the Author. Edited by Thomas Birch. With an introduction by Douglas McKie.

      London, Printed for J. and F. Rivington, L. Davis, W. Johnston etc., 1772. (Nachdruck, Hildesheim 1965-66). A new Edition. 6 Bde. 4to. (I:) XX (Einführung von McKie), CCXXXVIII, 799; (II:) 800; (III:) 803 S., mit 5 Tafeln im Anhang; (IV:) 821 S., mit 3 Tafeln im Anhang; (V:) 750 S., mit 1 Tafel im Anhang; (VI:) 796 S., 65 Bll. (a complete index to the six volumes). Originale Verlagsleinen. (St.a.Tbrückseiten). Nachdruck der wichtigsten Werkausgabe von Thomas Birch in der relevanten 2. Auflage. Birch`s Ausgabe erschien zunächst im Jahre 1744 in 5 Bänden, also 52 Jahre nach Robert Boyles (1627-1692) Tod. Der bedeutende britische Naturforscher zählt zu den Mitbegründern der modernen, auf der experimentellen Methode beruhenden Naturwissenschaft, als ein Pionier der modernen Physik und Chemie, die sich gegen die Theologie behauptet und aus althergebrachten alchemistischen Anschauungen herausarbeitet. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Revue Plan vor dem Halleschen Thor vor Berlin

      Berlin Nicolai () 1772 - Kupferstich nach F. Wolf, Bildausschnitt 34,5 x 46 cm, Blattgr. 39 x 48,5 cm Nicht bei Schulz, Stadtpläne von Berlin. Seltene, nach Südsüdost orientierte Karte, zeigt das Gebiet von Britz, Mariendorf, Lankwitz, Steglitz, Dahlem, Schmargendorf, Schöneberg, Tempelhof Rixsdorf und Oberbaum. Mit Einzeichnung der Meilensteine, Weinberge, Mühlen ect.; alte Faltung geglättet, von sehr guter Erhaltung

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        Tutte L'Opere Di Niccolo Machiavelli Segretario E Cittadino Fiorentino. Con Una Prefazione Di Giuseppe Baretti. Volume Primo [Secondo e Terzo]

      Londra [London] Stampata Per Tommaso Davis, MDCCLXXII. [1772]. Three volumes: [10], lx, 4, 407, [3]; [6], 453, [3], [2] p., 3 tables; [6], 580, [2] p.; 30 cm. Frontispiece of Vol. 1 is portrait of Machiavelli signed ?G. Collyer, sculp.? Bertelli/ Innocenti, Bibliografia Machiavelliana, 18th Cent., 106; Burd p. 4. This Italian edition printed in London was edited by Giuseppe Baretti, 1719-1789, Turin-born writer, critic in London, and a friend of the Thrales; he knew Johnson and Garrick and is mentioned in Boswell. He published a Dictionary and Grammar of the Italian Language. Baretti shared in the English Commonwealthman, as well as the Italian, tradition of reading Machiavelli as a Republican and a nationalist. This copy has the bookplates of George Pretyman, Bishop of Lincoln. Pretyman (1750-1827) was William Pitt the Younger's Cambridge ?governor? and close friend, to whom Pitt left his papers. Pretyman was elevated to Lincoln in 1787 and in 1803, upon falling heir to a large estate, changed his name to Tomline. Very good copy bound in modern half leather. Stock#OB318.

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        A map of the whole continent of America : divided into North and South and West Indies with a copious table fully shewing the several possessions of each European prince & State as settled by the definitive treaty concluded at Paris Feb. 10th 1763 the clauses of which relative thereto are inserted.

      London: Robert Sayer. Very Good. 1772. First Edition. Map. Very scarce first printing of one of the very first wall (3.5 by 4 feet) maps of the Americas. A fine, bright copy with original outline coloring . ; 48" x 41 1/2" .

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        Lettres de Madame la Marquise de Pompadour, depuis MDCCLIII jusqu' MDCCLXII inclusivement

      A Londres: Chez G. Owen T. Cadell... [i.e. Paris? s.n.], 1772. Three octavo volumes bound together: [xi], 179; 163, [16]; [xii], 151 p.; 17.5 cm. "A fictitious correspondence, attributed to the Marquis F. de Barbe-Marbois" --BLC, v. 189, p. 207. Cioranescu 21762 attributes to Claude-Prosper Jolyot de Crebillon. The letters in vol. 1 span the years 1753 to 1762; those in vol. 2 and vol. 3, 1746 to 1752. "Ces lettres eurent une grande vogue et furent trs-souvent rimprims; elles sont bien crites, decentes, et ont souvent des aperus politiques judicieux. On les regarde comme un ouvrage de jeunesse du marquis de Barbe-Marbois" --Bibliog. des ouvrages relatifs a l'amour, aux femmes, au mariage / Jules Gay, IV (1872), p. 286. Fictitious imprint; cf. Die falschen und fingierten Druckorte / E. O. Weller. Title-page of vol. 3: Lettres de Madame la Marquise de Pompadour, depuis MDCCXLVI jusqu'a MDCCLII, inclusivement. Good+/ bound in full red leather with gold tooling. The book may not be authentically royal, but the binding sure is. Stock#NS0299.

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        Vollständiger Mayerhof, oder Sechszehn Bücher von der Landwirthschaft. - Virgils vier Bücher von dem Feldbaue, Weinbaue und den Bäumen, Viehzucht und Bienenwartung. Übersetzt von Johann Balthasar Sedlezki. 2 Teile in 1 Band.

      Augsburg Gebrüder Veith 1772 - 15 Bl., 412 S., 4, 4 Bl., 112 S., 2 Bl. Mit 2 gestochenen Titelvignetten. 8° (19,5 x 13,5 cm). Hellblaue Seide der Zeit mit Seidenvorsätzen und dreiseitigem, punziertem Goldschnitt. Erste deutsche Ausgabe des lateinischen Lehrgedichts ("Praedium rusticum") über die Landwirtschaft. Die 16 Kapitel handeln von Baumkultur, Bienenzucht, Hausgeflügel, Jagd, Viehhaltung etc., die Bücher X und XI sind ganz Weinbau und Kellerwirtschaft gewidmet. - Der Jesuit Vanière (1664-1739) verdiente sich mit diesem enorm erfolgreichen Werk den Beinamen "gallischer Vergil". Passend hierzu fertigte Sedlezki auch noch eine Übersetzung von Vergils Georgica, "welche, soviel mir bewußt, die erste in deutschen Versen ist" (Vorwort). Laut Vortitel "Vanier und Virgil von der Landwirthschaft" gehören beide Teile dieser Ausgabe zusammen. Der Augsburger Privatgelehrte Sedlezki (1727-1772) machte sich durch einige Übersetzungen aus dem Lateinischen einen Namen, zu einem Eintrag im Augsburger Stadtlexikon reichte es allerdings nicht. - Auf starkem Papier, gering gebräunt und kaum fleckig. Der empfindliche Seideneinband etwas zerschlissen und fleckig, der Schnitt mit hübschen Ziselierungen an den Ecken. *De Backer-Sommervogel VIII, 445. Gier/Janota 435. Lindner 11.2119.01. Meusel XIII, 5. - Vgl. Veith, Bibliotheca augustana, XI, 163 650 gr. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ACTS AND LAWS OF HIS MAJESTY'S ENGLISH COLONY OF CONNECTICUT IN NEW-ENGLAND IN AMERICA. [issued with]: THE CHARTER GRANTED BY HIS MAJESTY KING CHARLES II. TO THE GOVERNOUR, & COMPANY OF THE ENGLISH COLONY OF CONNECTICUT IN NEW-ENGLAND IN AMERICA

      New London, 1772. Original suede calf, hinges broken. Folio. Library ink stamp on titlepage; chipping at edges, remnants of contemporary ownership inscription at head of title. Text lightly foxed, contemporary annotations and underlining throughout. Overall good. In a black cloth clamshell box. The Brinley copy, from his famous sale in 1880, of an important volume of early Connecticut laws, printed by one of the premier colonial American printers, Timothy Green. This is the reprint of 1768, after the first edition of 1750, followed by session laws for several years. The first volume of laws for the Connecticut colony was printed in Cambridge in 1673, followed by volumes of acts and laws in 1702 (Boston), 1709, 1715, and 1729 (all New London). The present collection of laws was authorized by the colonial legislature, but was not completed until 1753. This reprint of 1768 bears the original date of imprint on the titlepage, but differs entirely from the 1750-53 original by including a table of ten pages preceding the text. The table in the present copy has been annotated to reflect the session laws which are bound in after the initial body of the text (these are continuously paginated).

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        Nymphomanie, Worinnen Von Den Ursachen, Anfange Und Fortgange Dieses Gefärlichen Uebels Gründlich Gehandelt Wird/ (Fasch) Gründliche Untersuchung Von Dem Liebes-Fieber

      , hartkarton/ Leder Ordentlich 2 Bücher in einem Band. Papp-bezogener Hartkarton-Einband, Leder-Ecken, goldgeprägter Leder-Rücken mit montiertem Titelschildchen, 5 Bünde,solide und ordentlich trotz normaler Gebrauchsspuren (eher Patina!). Buchschnitt rundum rot. Farbiges Vor-/Nachsatz Papier. ERSTES BUCH (BIENVILLE): Noch Titel: \" Nebst den bewährtesten Arzneymitteln und nöthigen Diät gegen dasselbe.\" Amsterdam und Leipzig, bey Johann Schreuder, 1772. Vorbericht (18 Seiten), weiterhin 171 Seiten mit hübschen Vignetten. Aus dem Inhalt: Von der Manntollheit, von den Merkmalen dieser Krankheit, Von den Arzneymitteln wider die Nymphomanie, Ueber die Einbildungskraft, Wider den weißen Fluß. +++ ZWEITES BUCH (AUGUSTIN HEINR. FASCH): Noch Titel: \"anietzo wegen der besonderen curiösen und lesens-würdigen Materie zum allgemeinen Gebrauch. Aus der Lateinischen Sprache in die Deutsche mit Fleiß übersetzet. \" Halle, bey Joh.Christian Hendeln, 1725. 64 Seiten mit hübschen Vignetten. Eine echte Rarität, Papier kaum stockfleckig, insgesamt gut erhalten. +++ Stichwörter: Frauenzimmer Psychologie Feminine Geschlechtlichkeit Hysterie Perversionen Sexismus Gynäkologie Curiosa Versand D: 5,50 EUR Frauenzimmer Psychologie Feminine Geschlechtlichkeit Hysterie Perversionen

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        Esprit de Leibniz, ou recueil de pensées choisies

      Edition originale.bindings en plein veau brun marbré. spine à nerfs orné. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin beige. Travaux de vers sur le plat supérieur du tome 1 et sur le plat inférieur du tome II. 2 épidermures sur les plats. Au caisson de queue, 2 étiquette de bibliothèque ont été ôtées, 2 pièces de cuir avec un fleuron ont été collées à la place ; l'ensemble ne se voit pas immédiatement mais après examen. Trace de mouillure brun sur quelques feuillets du tome I (p. 400), idem au tome 2 au coin droit en marge sur les 2/3 du volume, sans gêne particulière. Bon exemplaire néanmoins, aux spine décoratifs.  Chez Jean-Marie Bruyset A Lyon 1772 In-12 (10x17cm) xlviij 463pp. et (4) 547pp. (9) 2 tomes en 2 volumes reliés

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        Der Goldne Spiegel, oder die Könige von Scheschian, eine wahre Geschichte. Aus dem Scheschianischen übersetzt. [4 Teile kmpl. in 3 Bde.] Erstausg.

      Leipzig, bey M.G. Weidmanns Erben und Reich 1772 - XXIV, 226 S., mit gestochenem Frontispiz u. Titelvignette / 238 S., mit gestochenem Frontispiz u. Titelvignette / XXVI, 228 S., mit gestochenem Frontispiz u. Titelvignette / 232 S., 1 Bl., mit gestochenem Frontispiz u. Titelvignette, Kl.-8°, Drei unterschiedliche Einbände d. Zt. Bloch 2/3393 (mit Schreibfehler im Titel: "goldene"); Goedeke IV/1, 555, 66; Holzmann-Bohatta IV, 3260; Bibliotheca Utopistica Hevesi 622 (ebenfalls mit Schreibfehler im Titel, zur 2. Aufl. 1794). - Seltene anoyme Erstausgabe, deren eigenwilligen Verbindung von politischer Theorie u. poetischer Erfahrungskritik, einer Utopie nahe steht. Der Text ist ganz in der Tradition des antiken philosophisch-didaktischen Staatsromans verfasst. Wieland geht es vor allem darum, aufzuzeigen, wie gefährlich der Einfluss von Mätressen u. Priestern auf die Herrschenden ist. Trotz aller Ironie, die auch sein eigenes Werk betrifft, verlässt er dabei niemals den Boden des aufgeklärten Absolutismus. Der vorliegende Titel war es auch, der die Herzogin Anna Amalie von Sachsen-Weimar auf Wieland aufmerksam machte u. ihn in Folge zur literarischen Erziehung ihrer beiden Söhne nach Weimar berief. Der augenzwinkernde Fürstenspiegel erschien anonym in einer Auflage von 2500 Exemplaren. - Einbände 1.) Leder mit fünf Bünden u. goldgepräg. Rücken. Einband berieben, leicht bestossen u. fleckig; Rücken mit kl. Resten eines Klarlackes; kl. Fraßspuren in den Gelenken; Titel u. nachfogende Seite gestempelt "Institut für Universalgeschichte"; Seiten tlw. leicht braunfleckig u. gebräunt. 2.) Leder mit vier Bünden u. goldgepräg. Rücken. Einband berieben, leicht bestossen u. fleckig; Rücken mit kl. Resten eines Klarlackes; kl. Fraßspuren in den Gelenken; Vorsatz u. Titel wie vorher gehender Bd. gestempelt; Seiten tlw. leicht braunfleckig u. gebräunt. 3.) Pappband mit Rückenschild. Einband berieben, etwas bestossen u. fleckig; Deckel mit sehr kl. Einstoß (der auch auf den nachfolgenden Blättern); Seiten tlw. leicht braunfleckig u. gebräunt, sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Doorway to Vatican Loggia

      Rome, 1772. Copper engraving by Ottaviani after drawings by Savorelli and Camporesi, printed in light brown coloured ink with contemporary hand-colouring. Good condition. Three repaired tears to the left blank margin. Sight size: 31 1/8 x 18 1/4 inches. A highly decorative print from the famous "Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano" series, with contemporary colouring of the highest quality from the golden age of the hand-coloured print. A very fine image from the first part of a work titled "Loggie di Rafaele nel Vaticano" depicting the decorative work executed by Raphael and his assistants between 1518-1519 in the Vatican. This remarkable print, one of the first to be published of the decoration of the Logge on the main storey of the Vatican apartments, was probably planned as early as 1760, but was not executed until between 1772 and 1776. The project as a whole was carried out by the painter Gaetano Savorelli, the draughtsman Ludovico Teseo, the architect Pietro Camporesi, and the engravers Giovanni Ottaviani and Giovanni Volpato. The plate is remarkable not only as the first important visual record of Raphael's work, but also for the quality of the hand-colouring - the work on this image is, in our opinion, some of the greatest to be produced in Europe during the whole of the eighteenth century: the golden age of the hand-coloured print. The whole series was of importance not just for the size and magnificent colouring of the prints, but also because of the influence they had on contemporary taste. The decision was made to "borrow" elements from Raphael's Vatican tapestries and insert them where the original frescoes were in too poor a state to be legible. The finished plates therefore represented an amalgam of design elements presented with a crisp freshness of colour that held enormous appeal and stimulated the taste for the "grotesque" in the neo-classical period. Cf. Brunet IV, 1110; cf. Berlin Kat. 4068; cf. Lambert Pattern and Design (V. & A.: 1983), p. 26; "Raphael Invenit: Stampe da Rafaello" (1985) Ottaviano 17; Raphael: Reproduktions-graphik aus vier Jahrhunderten (Coburg: 1984), p. 104.

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        The frugal housewife: Or, complete woman cook.

      Fourth American edition (following the London and Boston first editions of 1772) of this landmark work of early British cookery. Not much is known about Carter herself, but her emphasis on a variety of tasty, accessible gravies and sauces has stood the test of time. Although in its initial U.S. appearances, the Frugal Housewife was strictly oriented towards British cuisine and ingredients, it was later adapted and expanded for American housewives, and portions of the original publication directly formed the basis for the first American-authored cookbook: Amelia Simmons's American Cookery. The work includes chapters on pickling and preserving and on homemade wines, and is illustrated with two engraved plates that depict trussing techniques for cooking fowls and hares. Provenance: Flourishing old signatures of "J. Lowry" to pastedown and title-page.

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        The Diaboliad, a Poem. [Bound with] A Letter to Her Grace the Duchess of Devonshire + The First of April + The Electrical Eel + The Old Serpent's Reply + The English Garden, First and Second Books + The Senators + Stanzas Occasioned by Reading

      London: Printed for G. Kearsley; et al. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed and scuffed. Handwritten list of contents on pastedown, also bookplate. Occasional notation within. Damage to some pages (holes in paper) impinging on text. 1772, 1777. First Editions and Reprints. Half-leather hardback with marbled boards. 260mm x 220mm (10" x 9"). [280pp]. Title page engraving for 'The Senators'. ... 'a Very Satirical Copy of Verses Highly Reflecting on Mrs ******'s Poetical-Assembly at Bath-Easton'. An interesting selection of 18th century satire, erotica, and horticulture. .

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