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        Observations historiques et critiques sur les commentaires de Folard et sur la cavalerie - T.1

      Frères Reycends, Turin 1772 - Observations historiques et critiques sur les commentaires de Folard et sur la cavalerie - T.1 Par le Comte de Breze Turin, Frères Reycends, 1772 - in-12 relié - 327 p. Reliure frottée, petite coupure entre dos et plat et sur les planches, petites rousseurs sur les pages, manque planche n°1. Reliure d'époque plein cuir. Illustré de 23 planches dépliantes. Table : Préface ; De la bataille de Tunis entre Xantippe et Régulus ; De la bataille de Caffano entre le Prince Eugène et Monsieur de Vendôme ; Propositions paradoxales avancées par Mr Folard sur l'article de la cavalerie, combattues ; Des expéditions particulières à la cavalerie ; De la ligne oblique ou de l'ordre de bataille oblique ; Du combat de cavalerie entre Annibal et Publius Scipion ; Erreurs de Mr Folard sur l'article de la cavalerie ; Divers exemples extraits de l'histoire, qui prouvent, combien il est avantageux d'avoir à la tête de la cavalerie des officiers intelligents et hardis ; Belle retraite du Général Schoulembourg dans les plaines de la Pologne ; De la bataille de Pharsale. Très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBSERVATIONS MADE, BY APPOINTMENT OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY, AT KING GEORGE'S ISLAND IN THE SOUTH SEA (Green and Cook) and VARIATION OF THE COMPASS, AS OBSERVED ON BOARD THE ENDEARVOUR BARK, IN A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD (James Cook) and TRANSITUS VENERIS AND MERCURII IN EORUM EXITU E DISEO SOLIS, 4TO MESIS JUNNI AND 10MO NOVEMBRIS 1769, OBSERVATUS (James Cook) nd A LETTER FROM DR. FRANKLIN, F. R. S. TO THE ASTRONOMER ROYAL; CONTAINING AND OBSERVATION OF THE TRANSIT OF MERCURY OVER THE SUN, NOVEMBER 9TH 1768: BY JOHN WINTHROP (B. Franklin). In The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol. LXI , Part I, (1771) pp. 51-52, 397-421, 422-432, 433-436. a

      London:: Royal Society,, 1772. Very Good+. A Very Good+ hardback ex-library entire Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Vol. LXI , Part I, (1771) in quarter leather and paper covered boards. Library label spine, library ink stamps ffep, title page, verso of title page. No other library markings. Mild scuffs spine. 8vo.

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        ETRENNES DE MINERVE, AUX ARTISTES Encyclopédie économique, ou Alexis moderne Contenant différens secrets sur l’agriculture & les arts & métiers, où l’on a rassemblé tout ce qui se trouve de plus important, extrait de plus de neuf cents Auteurs

      1772. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, chez Desnos, 1772 à 1777. 2 forts volumes in/16 oblongs, reliure plein veau marbré du temps, dos à nerfs à caissons dorés et pièces de titre marron et rouge, vol. 1 : 4 parties de 144 pages chacune, - vol. 2 : 3 parties de 144 pages chacune, XV ff., 87 p, 51 p. de table, 2 ff. de privilège. Coiffe supérieure abîmée du 1er vol., coins inférieurs du vol 2 très usés, trous d?'insectes sur les mors du vol. 2. Quelques feuillets manuscrits in-fine suivis de quelques feuillets vierges. 2 fat vol. 16mo in full contemporary marbled calf, gilt panels and red labels on spine. Few flaws : upper tips worn, vol 2 : wormholes on joint ; rear corners hardly worn. Containing numerous receipts for drawing (pastels) & painting (restauration, colours...), to remove stains, remedies for men & animals, esoterism... Manuel de "trucs" d'artistes (fabriquer ses couleurs, raviver les ors, comment rendre le volume d'une rose en peinture, le rendu d'une perle, d'une étoffe...), d'artisans (colorer le bois, graver le métal...), falsifications (encres invisibles, encres de couleurs, reconnaître les pierres précieuses...), conservation des aliments, soins aux animaux, ésotérisme (baguette divinatoire !)...

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        The bye-laws, and regulations of the Marine-Society, incorporated in MDCCLXXII: with the several instructions forms of indentures & other instruments used by them. Also a list of subscribers, from May 1769 to June 1772. To which is prefixed, the historical account of this institution, with remarks on the usefulness of it

      London, MDCCLXXII [1772]. 12mo., xi + (1) + 62 + (2) + 139 + (1)pp., with an engraved title-page, contemporary calf, spine fully gilt in compartments with flower and leaf devices within raised bands, red morocco label, just the smallest snag at foot of spine, but still a fine copy originally from the library of Sir Timothy Waldo, one of the original subscribers,> with his armorial bookplate on pastedown. First edition: rare. Higgs 5565. Not in Goldsmiths. [ESTC, OCLC & COPAC find only a few libraries with copies: 6 in B.Isles, but only Harvard, Houghton Lib., elsewhere]. The 'historical account' (62pp.) was written by Jonas Hanway himself for it was he who, in 1756, had got together a group of shipowners and merchants to form a society to supply men and boys for the sea service and to equip them with the proper gear. During the war years, 1756-1763, some 10,625 men and boys were thus fitted out for sea duty. At the close of the war, however, the activities of the Marine Society lapsed for financial reasons until 1769 when it was left a substantial legacy. 'Now its schemes were directed chiefly toward discovering destitute or deserted boys, fitting them out, and apprenticing them in the merchant service. In 1786, the Society acquired a ship, where 150 to 200 boys would be 'separated from their evil companions, cleansed from their rags and filthiness, softened into habits of subordination and obedience, inured to gentle disciplines. In terms of numbers affected and money involved, the Marine Society developed into one of the more imposing eighteenth-century charities. During its first half century (from 1756 to 1808), over 27,500 boys were equipped for service at sea and more than 36,000 landsmen volunteers were clothed as seamen for His Majesty's ships. Receipts came to nearly £246,000.' [David Owen, English philanthropy,> 1965, p.60].

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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 + Stanza

      London Printed for G. Kearsley; et al 1772, 1777. 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 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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        Travels into North America; containing its Natural History, and A circumstantial Account of its Plantations and Agriculture in general, with the Civil, Ecclesiastical and Commercial State of the Country. The Manners of the Inhabitants, and feveral curious

      London: Printed for T Lownders, 1772 2 volumes. iv+414 pages with table and six plates. iv+423+[viii] pages with tables and index. Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's leather with raised spine bands and red labels to spine with gilt lettering. Translated by John Reinhold Forster. (Howes: K5) Second English edition.Pehr Kalm (in Finland also known as Pietari Kalm and in some English-language translations as Peter Kalm) was a Swedish-Finnish explorer, botanist, naturalist, and agricultural economist. He was one of the most important apostles of Carl Linnaeus. In 1747 he was commissioned by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to travel to the North American colonies and to bring back seeds and plants that might be useful to agriculture. Among his many scientific accomplishments, Kalm can be credited with the description of Niagara Falls written by a trained scientist; he described this phenomenon along the border of New York and Canada. In addition, he published the first scientific paper on the North American, 17-year periodical cicada, Magicicada septendecim. On his journey from Sweden to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kalm spent six months in England, where he met many of the important botanists of the day. Kalm arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748; there he was befriended by Benjamin Franklin and naturalist John Bartram. Kalm based his explorations at the Swedish-Finnish community of Raccoon (now Swedesboro) in southern New Jersey. This town had been founded as part of the former Swedish colony of New Sweden. There he also served as the substitute pastor of Trinity Church, the local Swedish Lutheran church. Kalm subsequently married the widow of Johan Sandin, the former pastor who had died. He remained in Raccoon until 19 May 1749. Kalm made trips as far west as Niagara Falls and as far north as Montreal and Quebec before returning to Finland in 1751. He took a post as professor at the Turku Academy. In addition to teaching and directing students, he established botanical gardens in Turku.Condition:Lacks map to volume two. Cracked at hinges, intermittent foxing, Provenance: George Bennett (bookplate), book plated removed from volume two, leather scuffed, cracked and chipped, corners bumped, inner hinges cracked, loose end page to volume two, spine ends chipped else a fair set in original binding.

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        Analyse des eaux thermales d'Aix en Savoye ; dans laquelle on expose Les di EDITION ORIGINALE

      Chambéry: De l'Imprimerie de M. F. Gorrin, 1772. Fine. De l'Imprimerie de M. F. Gorrin, Chambéry 1772, in-8 (12x20cm), (4) XI ; 184pp., relié. - first edition not cited by QuÚrard offering date 1773.Plein blond speckled calf time. Smooth back adorned with a piece of red morocco. Small irons set thistles and tassels and gold stars. All slices marbrées.Une guard slightly detached and sitting frotté.Le doctor Savoyard Joseph Daquin addition to its role as a creator of said psychiatrist psychiatric medicine, is of particular interest in the spa and medical hygiene. Upon realizing the ignorance of the thermal waters and their blind prescription he decided to work his research and offer his analysis. He cites in this book national Roman Baths of Aix les Bains, until the nineteenth century that were rediscovered by chance in the year of the publication of his study. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale non citée par Quérard qui propose la date de 1773. Reliure en plein veau blond moucheté d'époque. Dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge. Petits fers figurant des chardons et des glands ainsi que des étoiles dorées. Toutes tranches marbrées. Une garde légèrement désolidarisée et un coin frotté. Le médecin savoyard Joseph Daquin, outre son statut de créateur de la médecine psychiatrique dite aliéniste, présente un intérêt tout particulier pour le thermalisme et l'hygiène médicale. C'est en constatant la méconnaissance des eaux thermales et leur prescription aveugle qu'il a décidé de mettre en oeuvres ses recherches et de proposer son Analyse. Il évoque notamment dans cet ouvrage les thermes romains d'Aix les Bains, nationaux jusqu'au XIXe siècle qui furent redécouverts par hasard l'année de la publication de son étude.

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        Phédon ou Entretiens sur la spiritualité et l'immortalité de l'ame EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris|& Bayeux: Chez Saillant et Lepelley, 1772. Fine. Chez Saillant et Lepelley, Paris & Bayeux 1772, in-8 (12x20cm), (2) xxiv ; 342 (2), relié. - First edition of the French translation by Junker, decorated with a nice frontispiece engraved by Monet Menil. Full mottled calf blond at the time. Smooth back adorned with a piece of red morocco, as well as boxes and gilded finials. Gilt fillet on turns. All marbled. Head cover threadbare, a blunt corner and some scuffs. Main philosophical work of Mendelssohn, in which he follows "the same form & the same order as that of Plato (where it depicts the last moments of the life of Socrates), but [he] tried to accommodate its worth metaphysical taste of [his] century "(Preface) by putting into the mouth of Socrates arguments of Leibniz and Descartes. The adaptation of Mendelssohn is best known for having been a criticism by Kant in the second edition of his Critique of Pure Reason. The book was the subject of numerous editions in Germany and was a popular success, contributing to the emancipation of Jewish thought. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française par Junker, ornée d'un beau frontispice de Monet gravé par Menil. Reliure en plein veau blond marbré de l'époque. Dos lisse orné d'une pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, ainsi que de caissons et fleurons dorés. Filet doré sur les coupes. Toutes tranches marbrées. Coiffe de tête élimée, un coin émoussé et quelques épidermures. Principal ouvrage philosophique de Mendelssohn, dans lequel il suit "la même forme le même ordre que celui de Platon (où ce dernier met en scène les derniers moments de la vie de Socrate) ; mais [il a] tâché d'accommoder ses preuves métaphysiques au goût de [son] siècle " (Préface) en mettant dans la bouche de Socrate les arguments de Leibniz et de Descartes. L'adaptation de Mendelssohn est surtout connue pour avoir fait l'objet d'une critique de la part de Kant dans la seconde édition de sa Critique de la raison pure. Le livre fit l'objet de nombreuses éditions en Allemagne et eut un succès populaire, contribuant à l'émancipation de la pensée juive.

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        Principios de fortificacion

      Barcelona: T. Piferrer, 1772. Lucuze, Pedro de (1692-1779). Principios de fortificacion, que contienen las definiciones de los terminos principales de la obras de plaza, y de campa?a . . . 4to. [36], 318, [2, blank]pp. 10 engraved folding plates. Barcelona: Thomas Piferrer, 1772. 202 x 144 mm. Vellum ca. 1772, gilt-lettered spine, front cover a little warped, light wear at corners. Stain on half-title, but a fine, crisp copy.First Edition. Lucuze (also spelled Lucuce) served for over forty years as head of the Mathematics Academy of Barcelona, an institution founded in 1720 for the purpose of training military engineers. Under Lucuze?s leadership, the Academy defined an engineering tradition and established methods of fortification construction that had a lasting influence in Spain. Lucuze?s treatise on the principles of fortification includes a discussion and illustrations of the unusual Spanish U-shaped or horseshoe-pattern fort layouts, which Lucuze described as suitable for the seashore or the banks of a navigable river. The work also describes and illustrates the various types of polygonal military defensive structures then in common use. Ginovart et al., ?Layout and shape of Dürer?s Geschützrondellen in the Spanish defensive architecture: The horseshoe pattern in the Enlightenment,? in Defence Sites II: Heritage and Future, ed. C. A. Brebbia and C. Clark (2014), pp. 41-51.

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        Manuale novissimo de? Giardinieri contenente le regole generali pratiche per la coltivazione delle Piante, e specialmente de? Fiori opera del P.D. Rosnati milanese, cistercense.

      In Ferrara, per Giuseppe Rinaldi, 1772. Della preparazione dei vasi, Del modo e del tempo di trapiantare i fiori, Del modo di potare le piante, Della maniera d?operare per conseguire effetti nuovi e stravaganti delle piante di fiori... In 8vo (cm. 21); cartonato coevo; pp. 126, (2). Bella copie in barbe. Raro. Axs

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        Bericht vom Bergbau. Rervm Metallicarvm Svbsidivm. Academia Freibergensis D. XIII Nov. MDCCLXV Fvndata. [Text in der Titelvignette],

      Leipzig ; Crusius 1772 - [8] Bl., 312 S., 18 gef. Kupfertafeln. Friedrich Wilhelm von Oppel (* 4. Mai 1720 in Krebs; † 4. Februar 1769 in Freiberg) war kursächsischer Oberberghauptmann in Freiberg und Mitbegründer der Bergakademie Freiberg. [Autoren nach Angaben der BayHStaB ermittelt] I^I::: BESUCHEN SIE DIE WELTERBESTADT REGENSBURG UND IHR EINZIGES VOLLSORTIMENTS-ANTIQUARIAT REDIVIVUS :::I^I Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 499 22,5 cm, Pppbd der Zeit mit handschr. Rückenschild, am Rücken unde den Gelenken berieben. Papier durchgehend leicht fleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

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        Réflexions philosophiques sur le Système de la Nature.

      Londres (Neuchâtel), 1772 - Due volumi legati in un tomo in 8°, pp. 332; 344. Mezza pelle dell’epoca. Dorso lisco con titoli e filetti oro. Leggero alone al margine superiore delle prime 16 pagine. Esemplare molto buono. Edizione originale, molto rara di questo saggio di Georg Jonathan Holland, filosofo e matematico tedesco. Le sue "Réflexions" criticano l’opera pubblicata dal barone d'Holbach nel 1770. Una seconda edizione, vide la luce a parigi nel 1773, questa volta con l’approvazione. Venne però condannata con una decisione del parlamento, il 17 gennaio 1773 con la motivazione di contenere principi pericolosi per la morale, la religione e la politica. Cfr. Cioranescu 34133. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ornamentika . - Supraporten - Teil 3, Blatt 10. - Die Zerstörung Jerichos. - "Loggie di Rafaele nel Vatikano".

      - Historische Künstlergrafik. Kupferstich, 1772 - 1776. Von Giovanni Ottaviani, nach Gaetano Savorelli. 60,8 x 55,4 cm (Darstellung) / 66,3 x 58,0 cm (Blatt). Unter der Darstellung in der Platte mit dem Privileg und den Künstlerangaben versehen "Cai. Savorelli Pict, et pet. Camporesi Arch. delin, Joann. Ottaviani sculp. cum privilegio SS. D. N. Clementis VIII". Oben rechts römisch nummeriert "X". Ferner mit dem Titel zur Bibelszene "Arca Domini circuit Civitatem, et clangentibus Tubis Jericho corruerunt Moenia Josue C. VI." - Der großformatige Kupferstich zeigt eine der bekanntesten Arbeiten von Raffael: Die Ausmalung der Loggien im Vatikan von 1518. Es handelt sich um den Bogengang im päpstlichen Palast nördlich der Peterskirche. Papst Leo X. beauftragte Raffael mit der Ausmalung, die er 1519 abschloss. Die Grafik zeigt die Ausmalung des 10. Gewölbes mit der Bibeldarstellung des Falles der Mauern von Jericho umrandet von Fabelwesen und Engeln. Diese Ornamentikafolge erschien in Rom von 1772 bis 1776 in drei Teilen. Sie gehört zu den bedeutensten ihrer Art im 18. Jahrhundert und stellt gleichzeitig den Höhepunkt im grafischen Oeuvre der ausführenden Künstler dar. Schon bei den Zeitgenossen hinterließen sie großen Eindruck. Zarin Katharina II. ließ sich 1787 für den eigens dafür angefertigten Anbau an die Eremitage in St. Petersburg Kopien in Wachsmalerei ausführen. Heute hängen Arbeiten aus der Folge u. a. im Speisesaal von Schloss Charlottenburg von Potsdam, im Landschloss Ostankino von Moskau und auf Schloss Glücksburg. Sehr seltene und prachtvolle Barockarbeit von kunsthistorischer Relevanz in einem guten gleichmäßigen Druck auf festem Büttenpapier des 18. Jahrhunderts mit Wasserzeichen Wappen. - Mit der normalen horizontalen Verlagsbugfalte. Oben und unten mit Rand. Links bis auf und rechts bis an die Plattenkante beschnitten. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur minimalen Altersspuren. Giovanni Ottaviani (1735 Rom - 1808 ebd.). Italienischer Kupferstecher. Schüler von Josef Wagner in Venedig. Tätig mit seinem Bruder gemeinsam in Rom und Venedig. Gaetano Savorelli (gest. 1791 in Rom). Italienischer Maler und Zeichner. Tätig in Rom. Mitglied der Congregaz Virtuosi. Mitarbeiter des Piedro Camporese.

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        Ornamentika . - Pilaster - Teil 1, Blatt 2. - "Loggie di Rafaele nel Vatikano".

      - Historische Künstlergrafik. Kupferstich, 1772 - 1776. Von Giovanni Volpato, nach Ludovic Tesio Taurinensis. 100,5 x 40,3 cm (Darstellung) / 115,0 x 55,0 cm (Blatt). Unter der Darstellung in der Platte datiert und mit dem Privileg und den Künstlerangaben versehen "Ludovicus Teseo Taurinensis delin, Cum Priviligio SSmi. Dni. Nri. Clementis XIV., Johannes Volpato sculp. Roma 1774". - Der großformatige Kupferstich zeigt eine der bekanntesten Arbeiten von Raffael: Die Ausmalung der Loggien im Vatikan von 1518. Es handelt sich um den Bogengang im päpstlichen Palast nördlich der Peterskirche. Papst Leo X. beauftragte Raffael mit der Ausmalung, die er 1519 abschloss. Der Pilaster 2 findet sich in der westlichen Innenwand der Loggien und stellt u. a. einen Meeresgott mit Fruchtschale unter filigranen Figurationen dar. Diese Ornamentikafolge, die jeweils von zwei Platten gedruckt ist, erschien in Rom von 1772 bis 1776 in drei Teilen. Sie gehört zu den bedeutensten ihrer Art im 18. Jahrhundert und stellt gleichzeitig den Höhepunkt im grafischen Oeuvre der ausführenden Künstler dar. Schon bei den Zeitgenossen hinterließen sie großen Eindruck. Zarin Katharina II. ließ sich 1787 für den eigens dafür angefertigten Anbau an die Eremitage in St. Petersburg Kopien in Wachsmalerei ausführen. Heute hängen Arbeiten aus der Folge u. a. im Speisesaal von Schloss Charlottenburg von Potsdam, im Landschloss Ostankino von Moskau und auf Schloss Glücksburg. Sehr seltene und prachtvolle Barockarbeit von kunsthistorischer Relevanz in einem guten gleichmäßigen Druck auf festem Büttenpapier des 18. Jahrhunderts mit Wasserzeichen. - Rechts und unten mit schmalem Rand um die Plattenkante. Oben und links bis zur Plattenkante beschnitten. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar unter Passepartout. Giovanni Volpato (1733 Bassano - 1803 Rom). Italienischer Kupferstecher, Steinmetz und Radierer. Schüler der Calcografia Remondini in Bassano 1760 - 1762. Gründete in Rom eine Schule für Kupferstecher. Ludovic Tesio Taurinensis (1731 Turin - 1782 ebd.). Italienischer Zeichner und Maler. Lebte und arbeitete bis 1778 in Rom. Student unter Batoni. Ab 1780 Maler des Königs von Sardinien. Werke in diversen Museen vertreten.

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        Memorie in difesa delle prerogative dell'insigne collegio dei sacri ministri della cattedrale chiesa napolitana chiamati ebdomedarj

      In 4, pp. (4) + DLII con 2 tavv. inc. all'acquaf. pi? volte ripiegate. P. pg. coeva con tassello al d. Raro e interessante testo dedicato alle prerogative di questo collegio di prelati, che erano state usurpate durante un accompagnamento funebre da parte di due preti della chiesa di S. Giovanni Maggiore i quali ....istrapparono la croce dall'asta ov'era inalberata con pubblica e scandalosa irriverenza.... Dall'increscioso avvenimento l'estensore della difesa si dilunga in una serie di disamine storiche dedicate alla storia della chiesa napoletana, a questioni quali la presenza in passato di due vescovi e di due cattedrali, di due croci ecc. Le attestazioni storiche sono estremamente diffuse e comprovate da citazioni tratte dai maggiori studiosi quali il Mazzocchi, il Majelli (che nel 1740 aveva reddatto una simile difesa degli ebdomedari) , il Mabillon, Chioccarelli ecc. Le tavole raffigurano il corteo del ricevimento del Cardinale Barberino legato di Clemente XI e le piante della nuova cattedrale di Napoli, dell'antica detta Stefania o S. Salvatore e della Basilca di S. Restituta. L'autore scrisse anche altre opere relative a diatribe storico - ecclesiastiche quali quella dell'esenzione della Cattedrale d'Aversa o sui diritti della Corona di Sicilia. ITA

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        TROIL, UNO von.

      Briefe welche eine von Herrn dr. Uno von Troil im Jahr 1772 nach Island angestellte Reise betreffen. Aus dem Schwedischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen herausgegeben. Mit vielen Kupfern. Leipzig, 1779. 8:o. XXVI,342,(4) s. & XII utvikbara grav. plr & 1 utvikbar grav. karta. Sidorna 29-32 är en utvikbar tryckt tabell. Häftad i samtida ganska nött men charmigt blått klistermarmorerat pappomslag med samtida handskriven titeletikett. Med prydliga samtida marginalanteckningar och kommentarer.. Fiske Icelandic collection s. 609. Översatt, kommenterad och försedd med ett företal av Johann Georg Peter Möller. Det svenska originalet trycktes 1777. Resan företogs i sällskap av Banks och Solander. I ett avtryckt brev redogör Torbern Bergman för sina åsikter om de eldsprutande bergen, de heta källorna och basalten. Boken innehåller även brev av Ihre och Bäck. Fiske skriver om denna upplaga att Möller var professor i historia i Greifswald: "He has written the preface and enlarged the bibliography. From the hands of Troil and Bergman there are several corrections and additions."

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        Sermon Occasioned by the Death of the Honorable Abigail Belcher, Late Consort of Jonathan Belcher, Esq.

      Thomas and John Fleet, Boston, 1772, - SECCOMBE, John, of Chester, A.M. A Sermon Occasioned by the Death of the Honorable Abigail Belcher, Late Consort of Jonathan Belcher, Esq; Late Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief, and Her Majesty's present Chief Justice of His Province of Nova-Scotia, Delivered at Halifax, in the said Province, October 20, 1771. Wuth an Epistle, By Mather Byles, D.D. of Boston. Boston, New-England : Printed by Thomas and John Fleet, 1772. Pp (2),[i]-ii,7-25,(2),(1,blank). Sm 8vo, disbound. Evans 12555. Disbound with remnant of leather spine, title page and first leaf separated from the rest, the edgeshave been closely trimmed with the bottom half of the name Mather Byles missing and the same to the running title, else very good. 1,000.00 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Stat Nominus Umbra [The Letters of Junius]

      London: Printed for Henry Sampson Woodfall, 1772 Very Good. See scans and description. London: Printed for Henry S. Woodfall in Pater Noster Row, 1772. Very early, perhaps first edition; the letters of attack on the government and George III lasted from 1769 to 1772; this set, dated 1772, contains a preface by the anonymous Junius in which he states the contents are complete. 2 vols. xxxii, 208; 356 pp. 6 1/4" x 3 3/4", period calf, gilt ruled, raised bands, gilt lettered morocco spine labels. Junius was the pen name of the unknown author [presumed by some to be Sir Philip Francis] in a London newspaper, The Public Advertiser, between 1769 and 1772, attacking the British King [George III] and his ministers' abuse of the royal prerogative in denying John Wilkes his seat in Parliament. Soiling and opening wear to joints, abrasions and bumps to edges, corners rounded with age, head and heels worn down, else still very good. See scans. L17n

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        Le commerce et le gouvernement, considérés relativement l'un á l'autre. Ouvrage Élémentaire, par M. l'Abbé de Condillac, de l'Académie Françoise, et Membre de la Société Royale d'Agriculture d'Orléans

      - Due parti in un volume in 12mo (16,5); pelle marmorizzata coeva, dorso a nervetti con filetti in oro, tassello in marocchino rosso con titolo in oro, tagli rossi, risguardi in carta marmorizzata (cuffie e cerniera posteriore restaurate); pp. (4), 273, (1 bianca) + pp. (4), 180. Foro con perdita della parola ''Abbé'' sul primo fontespizio, per il resto ottima copia. Edizione contemporanea all'originale, una delle tre pubblicate nello stesso anno della prima. Le tre edizioni sono riconoscibili sulla base di una serie di differenti scelte editoriali: la prima edizione ha paginazione continua e l'errata a p. IV; la seconda ha paginazione continua, ma senza l'errata, in quanto gli errori sono stati corretti nel testo; infine la presente divisa in due parti, senza errata ma con errori parzialmente corretti. Anche se Condillac ottenne la tacita approvazione di stampare il testo a Parigi, Le commerce venne comunque edito con luogo di stampa Amsterdam. Confiscato dalla Chambre Syndicale, ne fu bloccata la vendita. La terza parte, annunciata alla fine del secondo volume, non fu mai pubblicata. L'edizione del 1772 citata da Higgs (5396) e ripetuta da Kress è senza dubbio un'edizione fantasma. Si tratta di un testo importante, in cui Condillac espone le sue idee economiche ed anticipa alcune moderne teorie mercantili e commerciali. Dal punto di vista teorico Condillac isola il valore, lo scambio ed il prezzo e formalizza una teoria del valore basata sull'utilitá individuale e su un valore di scambio derivante da un confronto tra utilitá soggettive. Jevons considera questo lavoro ''originale e profondo'' oltre che un lavoro filosofico affascinante perché nei primi paragrafi si ritrova forse la prima affermazione esplicita della vera associazione tra valore e utilitá. H.D.MacLeod ha considerato questa opera infinitamente superiore a quella di Smith. Biblioteca Einaudi, 1209. Goldsmiths', 11373. Tchemerzine, II, p. 482. Palgrave, I, p. 385. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Analyse des conciles généraux et particuliers Contenant leurs Canons fur l EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Vincent, 1772. Fine. Chez Vincent, à Paris 1772-1777, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 4 (19,5x26cm), quatre volumes reliés. - First Edition. Rare meeting of the four volumes in first edition. Volumes appeared successively from 1772 to 1777, so there is little the complete collection in libraries. Full glossy and marbled calf contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Some pages browned, some foxing and wetting angle footer on some pages, but nice copy. Important work of great learning about the history and role of councils (ecumenical, provincial ...) within the Catholic Church. The work is intended to be exhaustive and details the orders and decrees of all councils. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare réunion des quatre volumes en première édition. Les volumes ont paru successivement de 1772 à 1777, c'est pourquoi on trouve peu la collection complète dans les bibliothèques. Reliures en plein veau glacé et marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Quelques pages brunies, quelques rousseurs et mouillure angulaire en bas de page sur quelques feuillets, mais bel exemplaire. Important ouvrage, d'une grande érudition, sur l'histoire et le rôle des conciles (oecuméniques, provinciaux...) au sein de l'église catholique. L'oeuvre se veut exhaustive et détaille les ordonnances et les édits de tous les conciles.

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        Poems on Several Occasions, with Some other Compositions

      Printed by John Dunlap, Philadelphia 1772 - First edition. xxviii, 160, 24 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. With the Preface (pp. iii-x) by William Smith, who was Evans' his former teacher at the Philadelphia Academy, and the frequently missing Subscribers' List (pp. xi-xxvi), First and only edition of the poems by the author, who died at the age of 25 shortly after his ordination as a missionary for Gloucester County, New Jersey. Evans 12386; Felcone, New Jersey Books, 85; HIildeburn 2770; Sabin 23179; Wegelin 133 Original speckled sheep, red leather spine label. Some occasional stains to text, upper cover slightly bowed; otherwise an attractive, unsophisticated copy in its original binding xxviii, 160, 24 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [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.Translated from the French By John Reinhold Forster, F.A.S.

      London: Printed for J.Nourse and T.Davies, 1772. - 4to. pp. xxviii, 476. 5 folding engraved maps & 1 folding engraved plate. contemporary sprinkled calf, rebacked with gilt spine mounted (some scraping to covers, but a nice copy). First Edition of the English Translation of the official account of the first French circumnavigation. Bougainville was instructed by the French government to surrender possession of the Falkland Islands to Spain and then to proceed across the Pacific to the East Indies. On his voyage he visited Tahiti, which he believed he was the first to discover, naming it ‘Nouvelle Cythère’, unaware of Wallis’s prior exploration, the Solomon Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, and the New Hebrides. The largest island in the Solomons and two straits in the Pacific were named after him. The narrative includes an account of the discovery and occupation of the Falkland Islands, and a lengthy description of Tahiti and its inhabitants. Bougainville’s expedition stimulated great interest in France, and bolstered European romantic notions of a ‘South Sea paradise’ inhabited by ‘noble savages’. Despite the attribution on the title-page, the translation was probably done by Georg Forster, while his father, Johann Reinhold, supplied the preface, dedication, and footnotes. Bell B423. Cox I 55. Hill p. 32. Howgego B142. JCB II 1816. Kroepelien 113. National Maritime Museum Cat. I 133. Sabin 6869 (not mentioning plate). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Jugement de Pâris Poëme en IV chants

      Amsterdam: S.n., 1772. Fine. S.n., Amsterdam 1772, in-8 (14,5x21cm), relié. - Pretty illustration engraved intaglio, containing a title and four figures by Masquelier, Duclos, Born and De Launay according Moreau the Younger, and 4 vignettes head Choffard. Nice copy, large margins, perfectly connected by Chambolle-Duru, which was added 2 artist's proofs text Choffard out. Binding post (XIX) in full blue morocco, signed Chambolle-Duru. Back with five nerves ornate boxes, jewels, gold lace and dotted. Triple net gold bezel of the boards. Double golden thread to underscores cuts and caps. Large gold lace framing of contreplats. All edges gilt. Small bites on the accompanying events. Flat edges and slightly past back. Francis Kettaneh the library. Bookplate bearing the motto Slow dies celeriter anni and monogrammed MH. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Jolie illustration gravée en taille-douce, contenant un titre et 4 figures par Masquelier, Duclos, Née et De Launay d'après Moreau le jeune, et 4 vignettes en tête par Choffard. Joli exemplaire, grand de marges, parfaitement relié par Chambolle-Duru, auquel on a ajouté 2 épreuves d'artiste hors texte de Choffard. Reliure postérieure (XIXème) en plein maroquin bleu, signée Chambolle-Duru. Dos à cinq nerfs richement orné de caissons, fleurons, dentelles et pointillés dorés. Triple filet doré en encadrement des plats. Double filet doré en soulignement des coupes et des coiffes. Large dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats. Toutes tranches dorées. Petites piqûres sur les épreuves jointes. Bords des plats et dos très légèrement passés. De la bibliothèque Francis Kettaneh. Ex-libris portant la devise Lente dies celeriter anni et monogrammé MH. 

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        Oeuvres philosophiques tomes 1 à 5 (sur 6)

      Amsterdam: Marc-Michel Rey, 1772. Fine. Marc-Michel Rey, Amsterdam 1772, 12x20cm, 5 volumes reliés. - New collective edition and the best published during the lifetime of the author. Full calf bindings porphyry back smooth decorated with grotesque parts of title morocco mint, very slight traces of abrasion on the back wheels on the gold caps, gold dotted on the cuts, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, yellow sections, elegant bindings.Ouvrage 3 engravings illustrated frontispiece (Volumes I, II and V) and 15 off-prints texte.Rares foxing without gravity, a small gallery worm without much consequence in the beginning of the third copy volume.Bel unfortunately incomplete the sixth and final volume, established in a perfect and elegant binding. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition collective et la meilleure publiée du vivant de l'auteur. Reliures en plein veau porphyre, dos lisses ornés à la grotesque, pièces de titre en maroquin menthe, très légères traces de frottements sur le dos, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, pointillés dorés sur les coupes, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tranches jaunes, élégantes reliures.Ouvrage illustré de 3 gravures en frontispices (tomes I, II et V) ainsi que de 15 gravures hors-texte.Rares rousseurs sans aucune gravité, une petite galerie de ver sans trop de conséquence en tout début du troisième volume.Bel exemplaire, malheureusement incomplet du sixième et dernier volume, établi dans une parfaite et élégante reliure.

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        Catulli Tibulli et Properci opera EDITION ORIGINALE

      Birminghamiae (Birmingham): Typis Johannis Baskerville, 1772. Fine. Typis Johannis Baskerville, Birminghamiae (Birmingham) 1772, In 4 (23,5x29,5), (2) 372pp., relié. - First edition of this very neat and typographically printing presses copy of Baskerville in Birmingham, on fine vellum paper. The impression seems to leap in time and we plan early XIXe.Plein Calf icy blond ca 1820 Back to nerves decorated wheels and nets. 2 Pieces of black title. Triple Net framework on boards. Casters on coupes.Tranches mottled. Upper jaw split in head and tail. Smears. Bel exemplaire.John Baskerville (1706-1775) was the most famous English printer, a designer boutique and caligraphe. His accomplishments went far beyond those of his contemporaries, even crea a type of ink for best printing paper and vellum he named because of its appearance. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de cette impression fort soignée et typographiquement exemplaire des presses de Baskerville à Birmingham, sur beau papier vélin. L'impression semble faire un bond dans le temps et nous projeter au début du XIXe. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé ca 1820. Dos à nerfs orné de roulettes et filets. 2 Pièces de titre noires. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Roulettes sur les coupes.Tranches marbrées. Mors supérieur fendu en tête et queue. Frottis. Bel exemplaire. John Baskerville (1706-1775) fut le plus célèbre imprimeur anglais, un dessinateur de caractère et un caligraphe. Ses réalisations dépassèrent de loin celles de ses contemporains, il crea même un type d'encre pour une meilleur impression et un papier qu'il nomma vélin en raison de son apparence.

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        Ornamentika . - Supraporten - Teil 3, Blatt 7. - Josef erzählt seinen Brüdern einen Traum. - "Loggie di Rafaele nel Vatikano".

      - Historische Künstlergrafik. Kupferstich, 1772 - 1776. Von Giovanni Ottaviani, nach Gaetano Savorelli. 62,4 x 56,7 cm (Darstellung) / 74,3 x 58,2 cm (Blatt). Unter der Darstellung in der Platte mit dem Privileg und den Künstlerangaben versehen "Cai. Savorelli Pict, et pet. Camporesi Arch. delin, Joann. Ottaviani sculp. cum privilegio SS. D. N. Clementis VIII". Oben rechts römisch nummeriert "VII". Ferner mit dem Titel zur Bibelszene "Vidi consurgere manipulum meum, et stare, vestriosq: manipulos adorare meum. Et vidi quasi solem, et lunam, et stellas undecim andorare me. Gen. XXXVII". - Der großformatige Kupferstich zeigt eine der bekanntesten Arbeiten von Raffael: Die Ausmalung der Loggien im Vatikan von 1518. Es handelt sich um den Bogengang im päpstlichen Palast nördlich der Peterskirche. Papst Leo X. beauftragte Raffael mit der Ausmalung, die er 1519 abschloss. Die Grafik zeigt die Ausmalung des 7. Gewölbes mit der Bibeldarstellung Jakobs wie er seinen Brüdern einen Traum erzählt, umrandet von Fabelwesen und Figurationen. Diese Ornamentikafolge erschien in Rom von 1772 bis 1776 in drei Teilen. Sie gehört zu den bedeutensten ihrer Art im 18. Jahrhundert und stellt gleichzeitig den Höhepunkt im grafischen Oeuvre der ausführenden Künstler dar. Schon bei den Zeitgenossen hinterließen sie großen Eindruck. Zarin Katharina II. ließ sich 1787 für den eigens dafür angefertigten Anbau an die Eremitage in St. Petersburg Kopien in Wachsmalerei ausführen. Heute hängen Arbeiten aus der Folge u. a. im Speisesaal von Schloss Charlottenburg von Potsdam, im Landschloss Ostankino von Moskau und auf Schloss Glücksburg. Sehr seltene und prachtvolle Barockarbeit von kunsthistorischer Relevanz in einem guten gleichmäßigen Druck auf festem Büttenpapier des 18. Jahrhunderts mit Wasserzeichen Wappen. - Mit der normalen horizontalen Verlagsbugfalte. Oben und unten mit Rand. Links auf und rechts bis an die Plattenkante beschnitten. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit nur minimalen Altersspuren. Giovanni Ottaviani (1735 Rom - 1808 ebd.). Italienischer Kupferstecher. Schüler von Josef Wagner in Venedig. Tätig mit seinem Bruder gemeinsam in Rom und Venedig. Gaetano Savorelli (gest. 1791 in Rom). Italienischer Maler und Zeichner. Tätig in Rom. Mitglied der Congregaz Virtuosi. Mitarbeiter des Piedro Camporese.

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        Asuntos varios sobre ciencias, y artes. October – December 1772

      1772 - Rare Mexican Colonial Scientific Journal. October – December 1772. Mexico. Imprenta de la Biblioteca Mexicana. In 4to (200 mm x 138 mm). Four issues: 4 ff.; pp. 49-56; pp. 57-64; pp. 65-72. Unbound. Very good, clean and crisp. First edition. These are 4 (of 13) of the impossibly rare and early colonial scientific journals by the Mexican scientist, Jose Alzate y Ramirez; the set comprises numbers 1, 7, 8, and 10, which include the “Estado de la geografia de Nueva España, y modo de perfeccionarla”, and the “Memoria sobre el modo mecanico con que obran los baños”. Of considerably rarity, we could only trace four complete institutional copies (with the 13 issues), the rest only holding separate numbers. Other issues include notes on crops, and references to Louisiana farmers, sadly not present here. Medina states that the whole of the journal was re-printed in volume 4, of the Puebla re-impression of the Gazeta. Alzate y Ramirez (1737 – 1799) was a Mexican Priest, scientist, cartographer, and writer; a true American scholar and polymath. His early studies were carried out at San Idelfonso in Mexico City, by 20 the age of 20 Alzate was already a Priest. Alzate was a corresponding member of the Spanish and French academies of science, and a precursor of meteorology in Mexico. His literary accomplishments comprise the Gaceta de Literatura, Observaciones metereologicas, Observacion del paso de Venus por el disco del Sol, and others. Medina, Mexico, 5469 (not in Medina). Palau, 10131. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        Œuvres Avec des Eclaircissemens Historiques donnés par lui-même & rédigés

      Amsterdam: chez Changuion, 1772. Fine. chez Changuion, Amsterdam 1772, in-12 (10,5x17cm), 5 volumes reliés. - Reprint of the edition given by St. Mark (1747), decorated with a frontispiece engraved by Vinkeles, 5 jewels of title 2 figures of Van der Meer and 6 other Bernard Picart. Cohen says mistakenly 5 headpieces. Binders of the time in full green morocco. Back smooth decorated with boxes and gilded florets, as well as parts of title and volume number of red morocco. Triple net gilded coaching contreplats. Net gilded on the cuts and caps. All edges gilt. Binders reteintées. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Réimpression de l'édition donnée par Saint-Marc (1747), ornée d'un frontispice gravé par Vinkelès, 5 fleurons de titre, 2 figures de Van der Meer et 6 autres de Bernard Picart. Cohen indique par erreur 5 frontispices. Reliures de l'époque en plein maroquin vert. Dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge. Triple filet doré en encadrement des contreplats. Filet doré sur les coupes et les coiffes. Toutes tranches dorées. Deux coiffes restaurées mais non reteintées. Quelques petits trous de vers sans gravité. Reliures reteintées.

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        The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale supposed to be written by Himself

      Philadelphia: Printed for William Mentz and sold by Host of the Booksellers in America, 1772. First [surviving] American edition. An edition, known only from an advertisement, was published in Boston by Mein and Fleeming ca. 1767. 12mo. Two volumes bound in one. Contemporary sheep. Label lacking, some rubbing, browning and soiling of text, an earlier owner, Henry B. Duryee has stamped his name several times on the title and made some pen alterations to the title, a few leaves with small text loss due to rubbing or holes. In a brown morocco solander case. First [surviving] American edition. An edition, known only from an advertisement, was published in Boston by Mein and Fleeming ca. 1767. 12mo. Lilly "Grolier 100 Books Famous in English Literature" 53n; Colby Library Quarterly p. 240; Shipton and Mooney 12405; Yale. An Exhibition in the Yale University Library (1928) No. 29. For the first edition of 1766: Temple Scott pp. 177-8; Rothschild 1028; Grolier "English" 53

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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau ('Colonia Agrippina Vrbs Florentissima vna cum Amplissimi Senatorii Ordinis Ac Tribvvm Insigniis Pariterque Vrbis Eivsdem Annva Solemnis Theophoria').

      - Kupferstich v. Johann Heinrich Löffler n. Johann Schott b. Everhard Goffart, dat. 1772, 65 x 77,5 Merlo 774f. Krudwig 99. - Vorliegendes Exemplar mit 11 Wappen in der untersten Leiste). - Sehr seltenes Blatt! - Zeigt Köln aus der Vogelschau, unter Reichsadler und vierreihigem Halbkreis mit Bürgermeister- und Ratsherrenwappen, welche von 1396 in Köln regiert haben. - Unter der Ansicht, von 2 Putten gehalten, die ehemals so prachtvolle grossen Fronleichnamsprozession mit lateinischer und deutscher Unterschrift. - An den Seiten 2 Säulen mit den 22 Wappen der Zünfte. - Links auf der Säule steht der kölnische Bauer mit dem neueren, auf der rechten die Jungfrau mit dem älteren Stadtwappen. - Grosser dekorativer Kupferstich von 3 Platten gedruckt. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        The History of Hindostan. Translated from the Persian; Translated from the Persian

      T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1770-, London 1772 - Three volumes, quarto, folding map and eight plates (including frontispieces), a fine set in handsome contemporary gilt decorated calf, spine in raised bands with red and green morocco labels, joints with some wear. A beautifully bound set of Dow's history of Bengal, illustrated with remarkable engraved plates mimicking Mughal imperial art and a folding plate illustrating the Sanskrit language.Alexander Dow (1736-1779) was a Scottish infantry officer in the employ of the East India Company. Born in Perthshire, Dow left Scotland in 1757 under a cloud, possibly fleeing the repercussions of a duel. He served for a few years as a midshipman before landing in Bengal in 1760 where he signed on as a cadet in the East India Company. Both intelligent and ambitious, he rose quickly within the ranks and as lieutenant was assigned with raising a battalion of native troops in 1763. Despite promotion to captain in the following year, Dow's fiery temperament and outspoken nature eventually caused a rift with the army elite when he complained over wages, a move that left him relegated to Britain by 1768. Here he published a translation of old Persian tales and the first two volumes of this history of India derived from the works of the Persian scholar Ferishtam. Dow eventually returned to Bengal to continue his career, but further unpleasantness with the Company administration left him back in England by 1772 where he published the third volume of this history, appending a biting attack on the governance of Bengal.Dow's was critical of entrenched corruption, cronyism and self-interest within the East India Company that stifled the possibility of wealth for generations of merchants. His essay is critical of monopoly licenses, property law, the injustices of the resident princes and appalling poverty of the peasant classes. Dow proposed a thorough revision of the status quo, including the introduction of new banking systems to provide credit and the circulation of paper money to alleviate the shortage of minted currency.Dow's History of Hindostan remains a crucial source of information on the region. In addition to his essay on the East India Company, the work contains a treatise of over 80 pages on the Hindu gods, festivals and myths that includes a fine engraved plate of the alphabet in Sanskrit.Second revised and enlarged edition of the first two volumes, first edition of volume 3. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La nouvelle maison rustique ou economie rurale pratique et générale de to

      à Paris: Chez Dessaint, 1772. Fine. Chez Dessaint, à Paris 1772, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 4 (19x24,8cm), relié. - Mention of tenth edition, after the original was published in 1700. It is illustrated with 38 numbered plates two folding 15 for the first volume and 23 for the second and 35 woodcuts in-text. Bound in full sheepskin vintage blonde. Back tooled raised. Part of title and volume number morocco blond. Rubbed together. The boards are cut shorter. All costs. The custody papers are not the same on 2 volumes, they have been changed. Restore the tail of volume II. Room volume number of Volume II with missing (friction) on the term Rustic. Pretty good copy, which meets more often poorly connected. Great editorial success of the eighteenth century, the rustic house is an encyclopedia of agriculture and rural life; it deals with all matters of practice and usual way: there will therefore find a chapter on bees, but also on the construction, and how to design gardens, farmyard, horses, crops, all tree and shrub species, birds, cooking, vineyards, fishing, hunting ... His success is to be able to concentrate a maximum of practical knowledge (without facilities or commonalities) a almost playful way for the reader, the chapters on garden are examples of this approach. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Mention de dixième édition, après l'originale parue en 1700. Elle est illustrée de 38 planches numérotées dont deux dépliantes, 15 pour le premier volume et 23 pour le second et de 35 figures sur bois in-texte. Reliure en pleine basane blonde d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin blond. Ensemble frotté. Les planches sont coupées plus courtes. Ensemble frais. Les papiers de garde ne sont pas les mêmes sur les 2 tomes, ils ont été changé. Une restauration en queue du tome II. Pièce de tomaison du tome II avec manque (frottement) sur le terme Rustique. Assez bon exemplaire, qu'on rencontre le plus souvent mal relié. Grand succès éditorial du XVIIIe siècle, la Maison rustique est une encyclopédie de la vie rurale et agricole ; elle traite de toutes les matières d'une manière pratique et usuelle : on y trouvera donc un chapitre sur les abeilles, mais aussi sur la construction, les jardins et comment en concevoir, la basse-cour, les chevaux, les moissons, toutes les espèces d'arbres et arbustes, des oiseaux, de la cuisine, de la vigne, de la pêche, de la chasse... Son succès est d'avoir su concentrer un maximum de savoirs pratiques (sans facilités ou vulgarisations) d'une manière presque ludique pour le lecteur, les chapitres sur le jardin sont à cet égard exemplaires.

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        Grande Route De Strasbourg a Wienne en Austriche Par eau comme par terre et Route Branchée. Détail de la Route par Terre. Une fois la Semaine part de Strasbourg une diligence pour Wienne et passe. - L'Indicateur Fidèle, du Voyageur Francois. Par Mr. Michel, Ingénieur-Géographe du Roy, à l'Observatoire Royale, Dirigé Par le Sr. Desnos, Ingénieur-Géog. pour les Globes, Sphères et Instrumts. de Mathématiques, rue St. Jacques, à l'Enseigne du Globe. A.P.D.R. 1772.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. Jacques Michal b. Louis-Charles Desnos in Paris, dat. 1772, 58 x 22,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, S. 362. - Seltene Straßenkarte von Wien über Passau, Regensburg bzw. Braunau und München, Nürnberg, Augsburg, Stuttgart nach Mannheim und Strassburg. - Am linken Rand Erklärungen. Road map "L'Indicateur fidele ou guide des voyageurs" by Desnos published in Paris showing the roads between Strasbourg and Vienna. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Briefe über das Mönchswesen von einem catholischen Pfarrer an einen Freund. 2 Bände.,

      Ohne Verlagsangabe, 1772 + 1780. - 367 + XVIII + 323 Seiten. Sehr selten. Anonym erschienen. Wird folgenden Autoren zugeschrieben: Johann Kaspar Riesbeck, Johann Jakob Brechter, Georg Michael Frank von La Roche. Briefe über das Mönchswesen von einem catholischen Pfarrer. Worinn aus der Kirchengeschichte, den Kirchenversammlungen, den besten cath. Schriftstellern, und eigener Erfahrung dargethan wird: Daß Unwissenheit und Aberglauben ihren Ursprung allein den Mönchen zu verdanken haben. ERSTES BÄNDCHEN: 1772. Vorrede: Geschrieben den 1. Jener 1771. Dreyzehn Briefe (1770 datiert). Ecken und Kapitäle stark bestossen. Unteres Kapital fehlt. Ränder mit starken Läsuren. Einband etwas berieben und etwas fleckig. Schnitt unfrisch. Buchblock mit minimalen Randläsuren, geringfügig stockfleckig und etwas lichtrandig. Vorsätze mit Falte. Sonst gut erhalten. ZWEYTER BAND: Vorrede (XVIII Seiten). Vierzehnter Brief bis Zwey u. zwanzigster Brief (datiert 1779). Einband etwas fleckig. Ecken und Kapitäle bestossen. Kopfkapital mit kleinem Knick. Ränder etwas bestossen. Schnitt etwas gebräunt. Buchblock leicht stockfleckig, lichtrandig und minimalen Knickspuren. Sonst gut erhalten. Insgesamt sind beide Bände gut erhalten, mit fester Bindung. (Günstiger Briefversand auf Anfrage: Vorauskasse, Paket darf max. 2,5 cm dick sein). Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Zweyte vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage.

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        The Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero to Several of His Friends: With Remarks By William Melmoth, Esq ; the Second Edition. In Three Volumes

      London : Printed for J. Dodsley, 1772-01-01. 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 Volume Set. 477p., 468p., 384p., ill. vignettes, erratas and indices. Bound in contemporary full calf leather. Ornate gilt spine. Ornate gilt tooling to boards. Marbled endpages. Good bindings and covers. Chipping to head of Vol. 2 with slight loss. Bookplate on front pastedown to each volume. Clean, unmarked pages. Translation of Ad familiares. The works of Cicero were important to many American statesmen as a modern of republican government and the civic ideal.

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        L¿ART DU RELIEUR DOREUR DE LIVRES

      De l¿imprimerie de L. F. de la Tour, Paris 1772 - DUDIN, [RENE MARTIN]. L¿ART DU RELIEUR DOREUR DE LIVRES. [PARIS]: DE L¿IMPRIMERIE DE L. F. DE LA TOUR, 1772 DUDIN, [RENE MARTIN]. L¿art du relieur doreur de livres. [Paris]: De l¿imprimerie de L. F. de la Tour, 1772 Large copy of the first edition. $3500USD Bound in contemporary full red hand stained goatskin, with period old marble endpapers, Lavishly gilt boards and spine, representing the design shown on plate XII fig 4. 5 raised bands with title Author and date on the spine. The original bindings on these were mostly ¼ sheep with marble boards, this copy¿s previous binding apparently was beyond saving and gave a great opportunity to bind this book in the detailed way that it describes in its contents. This was one volume of the series Descriptions des Arts et Metiers (Paris 1761-88). Bernard Middleton has written a good note: ¿Plans for a scientific description of all the manufacturing processes were first conceived late in the seventeenth century, and some progress was made with the drafting of essays and engraving of plates, but this was not maintained. Although this manual was not the first [bookbinding manual] to be illustrated, it was the first to have large detailed plates which could be helpful not only to those learning binding technique but also to those who planned to make standing- and other presses. The Bookbinding section was drafted by Jacques Jaugeon, and three plates were prepared by Louis Simonneau. Apparently the publication of the first volume of Diderot¿s Encyclopédie provided the stimulus for renewed activity, so Dudin, a layman, rewrote Jaugeon¿s essay, but depended heavily on the advice of the prominent Paris binder Jean Charles Henri Le Monnier, who also arranged for him to watch books being bound. Three of Simonneau¿s plates were used, and these were supplemented with thirteen others by Nicolas Ransonnette. Highlights from the Bernard C. Middleton Collection of books on Bookbinding (2000), p. 22. Dudin¿s was an important work; there was a later augmented edition published in Paris in 1820 and modern translations into Italian (1964) and into English (1977). For another good note see Pollard & Potter, Early Bookbinding Manuals. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RACCOLTA di poesie per il solenne ingresso alla dignita di cancellier grande di sua eccellenza il signor Girolamo Zuccato cavaliere.

      - In Venezia, nella stamperia Albrizziana, 1772, in-4 grande, bella brossura coeva decorata a motivi colorati in bianco, verde oliva e rosa, tagli spruzzati, pp. XL. Con front. in rosso e nero, vignetta in antiporta, due testate e due finali incici in rame: a c. a7v finalino sottoscritto da Giovanni Battista Piazzetta e Antonio Zaballi. Pettoello, Libri illustrati veneziani del Settecento. Pubblicazioni d'occasione, Venezia 2005, p. 275, n. 360. Morazzoni, 283. Bell'esemplare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L?art du relieur doreur de livres

      Paris: De l?imprimerie de L. F. de la Tour, 1772 Bound in contemporary full red hand stained goatskin, with period old marble endpapers, Lavishly gilt boards and spine, representing the design shown on plate XII fig 4. 5 raised bands with title Author and date on the spine. The original bindings on these were mostly ¼ sheep with marble boards, this copy's previous binding apparently was beyond saving and gave a great opportunity to bind this book in the detailed way that it describes in its contents.This was one volume of the series Descriptions des Arts et Metiers (Paris 1761-88). Bernard Middleton has written a good note: "Plans for a scientific description of all the manufacturing processes were first conceived late in the seventeenth century, and some progress was made with the drafting of essays and engraving of plates, but this was not maintained. Although this manual was not the first [bookbinding manual] to be illustrated, it was the first to have large detailed plates which could be helpful not only to those learning binding technique but also to those who planned to make standing- and other presses. The Bookbinding section was drafted by Jacques Jaugeon, and three plates were prepared by Louis Simonneau. Apparently the publication of the first volume of Diderot's Encyclopédie provided the stimulus for renewed activity, so Dudin, a layman, rewrote Jaugeon's essay, but depended heavily on the advice of the prominent Paris binder Jean Charles Henri Le Monnier, who also arranged for him to watch books being bound. Three of Simonneau's plates were used, and these were supplemented with thirteen others by Nicolas Ransonnette.Highlights from the Bernard C. Middleton Collection of books on Bookbinding (2000), p. 22. Dudin's was an important work; there was a later augmented edition published in Paris in 1820 and modern translations into Italian (1964) and into English (1977). For another good note see Pollard & Potter, Early Bookbinding Manuals.

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        A New Geographical and Historical Grammar; containing the true Astronomical and Geographical Knowledge of the Terraqueous Globe: and also the Modern State of the several Kingdoms of the World

      J. Hinton & 14 others, London 1772 - Full leather hardcover in very good condition. Dampstain to back rfep and cover, po name and date, 1772. Contains twenty-five fold-out maps and plates; a few are torn, have closed tears, frayed edges, but complete. Gold tooling on the spine has worn off, wear to extremities and head and foot of spine. Pages clean, binding secure. Questions welcome. We ship internationally from the United States and Canada every week. If buying internationally, please be aware that additional charges may apply for heavier books. We guarantee a safe, quick, and secure transaction. 10+ years in online bookselling experience. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        JARDÍN DE MARÍA. Plantado en el principado de Cataluña. Enriquecido con muchas imagenes de esta Celestial Señora. Añadese un Tratado en que se da noticia de algunas Iglesias Principales, que hay en la Christiandad, y particularmente fuera del Principado de Cataluña.

      Imp. Joseph Bro. Gerona, s.a. [1772 - ]. 20 cm. 2 h. 424 -24 pág. (algunas algo tostadas). Enc. en pergamino de época. Culto mariano en Cataluña. Iconografía mariana. Girona Catalunya Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mesta-Extremadura). Memorial ajustado, hecho en virtud de decreto del Consejo, del expediente consultivo, que pende en el, ., con fecha en San Ildefonso de 20 de julio del año de 1764 entre Don Vicente Paino y Hurtado, como diputado de las ciudades de voto en Cortes, Badajóz, Merida, Truxillo . y toda la provincia de Estremadura y el honrado Concejo de la Mesta . ., y Don Pedro Manuel Saenz de Pedroso y Ximeno, ., sobre que se ponga en práctica los diez y siete capítulos, ò medios, que . propone el diputado de las ciudades y provincia de Estremadura para fomentar en ella la agricultura y cria de ganados y corregir los abusos de los ganaderos trashumantes / Respuestas de los señores Fiscales . .

      circa 1772. . - sin pie de imprenta. Madrid? . 1 Vol. . 291 pp.+143 pp. Folio. Plena Piel. Derecho (Nobiliario-pleitos), Economía / Comercio / Memorias / Empresa / Organización Industrial , Ganadería / Zoología / Veterinaria / Caballos , Local España (Extremadura), Siglo XVIII . Memorial sobre el Concejo de la Mesta, considerada como una de las agrupaciones corporativas o gremios más importantes de Europa de la Edad Media y el primer gremio ganadero. Durante la Edad Media y con el paso del tiempo a la Mesta, como pasará a ser conocida, se le añadirán nuevos privilegios reales y una fiscalización especial para protegerla de los agricultores, lo que provocó largos e incontables pleitos hasta el año 1836 en que es abolida. El presente pleito entre la provincia de Estremadura y el Concejo trata de corregir los abusos que a su parecer cometen los ganaderos trashumantes en las tierras de cultivo y otorgar mayor protección a los ganaderos de la tierra. Gran ejemplar con amplios márgenes con encuadernación en plena piel con nervios, tejuelo y hierros dorados de motivos florales en lomera, superlibris dorado en tapas con las iniciales LS.

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        Voyage autour du monde, par la frégate du Roi La Boudeuse et la flûte L Etoile; En 1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769. Seconde édition augmentée. Tome premier (e Tome second)

      Chez Saillant & Nyon, Paris 1772 - Splendide legature coeve in pieno vitello maculato con nervi, ricchi fregi e doppi tasselli con titolo e numerazione in oro al ds. Tagli rossi. Alcune carte con ossidazioni, ma ottimo esemplare. 8vo (cm. 19,4), 2 Voll., 4 cc.nn., XLIII-336 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 453 pp., 1 c.nn. Con 21 tavv. rip. f.t. e 3 figure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      SUPERB GRAPHIC RESOURCE ON 18TH CTY WOMEN'S CULTURE IN JAPAN[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 willustrations on women's culture, a small old worm hole on Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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

      København, Nicolaus Møler, 1772. 4to. XLVII + (1) + 431 + (1) s. 25 kobberstukne kart og plansjer, hvorav 10 er foldet. 1 foldet tabell. Samt. helskinnbd. med fem opph. bind. Rødt skinn tittelfelt. Gammelt navn på forsats.. Cont. half calf with five raised bands. Red leather label. 25 engraved plates and maps, of which 10 are folding. 1 folding table. First edition of Niebuhr`s narrative of the important Danish expedition to Arabia

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        Wilhelm II. von Oranien, im Profil dem Tische gegenüber sitzend, auf welchem ein großes offenes Buch liegt. Er hat eine Lorbeerkrone auf dem Haupte. Hinter ihm sitzt sein alter Lehrer Cats mit einer goldenen Kette um den Hals.

      - Radierung, 1772, nach G. Flinck (1615-1660), auf Bütten. 25,1:19,2 cm. Literatur: Nagler 134, III (von III); Jacoby 152; Wessely 121, III (von III) mit der Schrift. – Brillantes Exemplar mit vollem Rand. Provenienz: Sammlung Dr. Rudolf Schwarz, Oberlahnstein, nicht bei Lugt. Schmidt, der seine Ausbildung ab 1727 an der Berliner Akademie, dann ab 1736 in Paris bei dem Kupferstecher N. Larmessin IV (1684-1755) absolvierte, wurde 1742 Mitglied der französischen Akademie. 1744 wurde er nach Berlin als Hofkupferstecher berufen, 1757 ging er nach Petersburg, wo er u.a. eine Kupferstecherschule leitete. 1762 kehrte er nach Berlin zurück.

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