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        Observations on different kinds of air. In: Philosophical Transactions 62 (1772)

      London 1772 - Priestley, Joseph (1733-1804). Observations on different kinds of air. In: Philosophical Transactions 62 (1772): 147-264, 1 folding copperplate. Whole volume, 4to. xiv, 494, [2, including errata]pp. 12 (of 14) folding copperplates, lacking Plates III and IV* (not affecting the Priestley paper). London: Davis, 1772. 222 x 171 mm. Modern quarter calf, marbled boards in period style. Light foxing and toning, a few small tears in plates repaired, occasional offsetting from plates, but very good. Faint embossed library stamp on title and last few leaves.First Edition. The first of Priestley's remarkable papers on pneumatic chemistry. "In this essay Priestley showed that in air collected after the processes of combustion, respiration or putrefaction, one-fifth of the volume disappeared. He had also observed that mint grew vigorously in air tainted by animal respiration and that evidently plants reversed the process of polluting the air as respiration did. In this paper he also announced two new gases that he had obtained- nitrous oxide and carbonic oxide; these won him the Royal Society's Copley medal" (Dibner 40). Priestley's hundreds of experiments on different types of "air," carried out over several years, led to the identification of numerous gases, including ammonia, nitrogen dioxide and (most importantly) oxygen, which Priestley obtained in 1774 by heating mercuric oxide. Priestley's experiments with gases led Cavendish and Watt to discover the compound nature of water, and it was this revelation, coupled with Priestley's isolation of oxygen, that formed the experimental basis of Lavoisier's new oxidation chemistry. Printing and the Mind of Man 217. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OBSERVATIONS ON MOUNT VESUVIUS, MOUNT ETNA, AND OTHER VOLCANOS [bound with] THE GRAVE BY ROBERT BLAIR TO WHICH IS ADDED GRAY'S ELEGY IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD

      London: T. Cadell, 1772. First Edition, one of 750 copies.. Full Leather. Octavo. iv, 179, [1] p. (A2, B-M8, N2). 5 plates and 1 folding map; map has early repair on the back along the fold; some toning from that repair is visible on the front; closed tear near where it is stubbed in; foxing; other plates are only lightly foxed; offsetting of the images to adjacent pages; one page with a pencil marginal note; one page with an early ink initial in the margin; title page is evenly toned; full bound in contemporary calf with red morocco title label. A remarkable book with some dramatic engraved plates. Scarce. ESTC T70123. Bound together with "The Grave by Robert Blair to which is added Gray's Elegy in a Country Church Yard," London: John Fielding, 1785 (New Edition, vi, 40pp). Engraved frontispiece and title page; center bifolium of final signature is a little loose.

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

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

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        Rom, Salita von S. Nicola da Tolentino mit Turm und Teil der Fassade von S. Caio im Hintergrund.

      . Aquarell, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts unten signiert "Nerly.". 40,3:33,6 cm.. Nach dem frühen Tod seines Vaters wuchs Nerly - diesen Namen gab er sich erst in Italien - in der Familie seines Hamburger Onkels auf, der schon früh seine zeichnerische Begabung förderte. Von dem Maler H.J. Herterich (1772-1852) erhielt er Unterricht, nachfolgend wurde er Lehrling in dessen mit M.S. Speckter (1764-1845) gegründeten Steindruckerei. 1823-1827 war er Schüler von Freiherr K.F. von Rumohr auf dessen Gut Rothenhausen bei Hamburg. Mit Rumohr unternahm er in diesen Jahren Reisen, so nach Dänemark und Ende 1827 über den Harz nach Thüringen, Weimar, Dresden und München eine Reise nach Italien, wo sie 1828 ankamen. Nach dem Abschied von Rumohr ging Nerly nach Rom, wo er bis 1835 ansässig war. Von dort aus unternahm er mehrere Ausflüge nach Olevano, in die Albaner Berge, nach Terracina, Unteritalien und Sizilien. In Rom selbst spielte er eine bedeutende Rolle innerhalb der deutschen Künstlerschaft, so war er beispielsweise Generalissimus der Ponte-Molle-Gesellschaft. Zu seinen Freunden zählten hier F. Preller (1804-1878), E. Speckter (1806-1835) und J.C. Reinhart (1761-1847). Nachdem er 1835 Rom verließ, um eigentlich nach Deutschland zurückzukehren, führte ihn eine zwei Jahre währende Reise über Genua und Mailand nach Venedig, wo er sich schließlich niederließ und heiratete. Kurze Aufenthalte in Tirol und Oberitalien, 1850 und 1862 nach Deutschland und 1871 nach Rom folgten in den nächsten Jahren. Unser nahezu modern anmutendes Blatt mit den breit aufgefaßten Flächen ist einem im Besitz des Schleswig-Holsteinischen Landesmuseums befindlichen Werk von Nerly sowohl in Farbgebung als auch Duktus verwandt, das 1833 datiert ist und Sorrent zeigt (vgl. Ausst. Katalog: Friedrich Nerly und die Künstler um Carl Friedrich von Rumohr, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landesmuseum, Kloster Cismar/Landesmuseum Mainz, Neumünster 1991, S. 166, Nr. 62, Abb. S. 127). Hier wie dort zeigt sich sein freier malerischer und spontaner Vortrag und eine Art der Auffassung, die nicht dem akademischen Kunstkanon jener Zeit entsprach und spätere Tendenzen der Freilichtmalerei, nicht zuletzt zu beobachten an der Wahl des Bildausschnitts, vorwegzunehmen scheinen. Die Salita von S. Nicola da Tolentino ist eine Verbindungsstraße zwischen via XX Settembre und via Barberini. Bis zum Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts hieß sie noch Vicolo Sterrato und war ein beliebtes Motiv verschiedener Maler. So ist z.B. ein Aquarell von S. Corrodi (1810-1892) überliefert, das ebenfalls diese Straße zeigt, allerings ist der Standort weiter entfernt (vgl. Ausst. Katalog: Chr. Steinhoff, Salomon Corrodi und seine Zeit 1810-1892. Fehraltorf 1992, Nr. 93). Nerly wohnte in Rom unweit der gezeigten Straße, in der nahe gelegenen via Sant Isidoro.

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        Fonderie en Caracteres d'Imprimerie, Précédée de la Gravure des Poinçons, les deux Arts contenant huit Planches. [and] Caracteres et Alphabets de langues mortes et vivantes, Contenant vingt-cinq Planches. [Extracted from: DIDEROT, Denis, & Jean Le Rond d'ALEMBERT, editors. Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers. Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Mechaniques, avec leur Explication]

      [Paris, 1772. Pp. 1-3, [4, blank]; 8 copper-engraved plates, Goussier del., Prévost fecit.; 1-17, [18, blank]; 25 copper-engraved plates, Goussier or Des Hauterayes del., Niodot Sculp. 1 vols. Folio. Disbound, in later paper wrappers. Some soiling to margins, adhesion of wrappers at gutter of first and last pages, generally near fine. An important selection of 33 printing-related plates from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict the typefounding process and the alphabets and characters of more than 40 languages, from Assyrian and Hebrew to Chinese, Tibetan, Japanese, and Bengali; the explanatory text gives a concise account of the various arts and a more detailed account of linguistic scholarship current in the mid- to late eighteenth century. Printing and the Mind of Man describes the Encyclopedie as "a monument in the history of European thought; the acme of the age of reason; a prime motive force in undermining the ancien régime and in heralding the French Revolution; a permanent source for all aspects of eighteenth-century civilization."

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        Imprimérie en Caractères. Contenant dix-neuf Planches. [Extracted from: DIDEROT, Denis, & Jean Le Rond d'ALEMBERT, editors. Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers. Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Mécaniques, avec leur Explication]

      [Paris, 1762-1772] - Beautiful selection of plates from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict every aspect of the art and craft of printing in the late 18th century; the explanatory text is concise yet fully detailed. Printing and the Mind of Man describes the Encyclopedie as "a monument in the history of European thought; the acme of the age of reason; a prime motive force in undermining the ancien régime and in heralding the French Revolution; a permanent source for all aspects of eighteenth-century civilization." (PRINTING) Folio. Pp. [1]-12; 19 copper-engraved plates, Goussier del., Bernard fecit. Disbound. Some faint age-toning of leaves and marginal soiling, else fine. PMM 200; En français dans le texte 156

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        Fonderie en Caracteres d'Imprimerie, Précédée de la Gravure des Poinçons, les deux Arts contenant huit Planches. [and] Caracteres et Alphabets de langues mortes et vivantes, Contenant vingt-cinq Planches. [Extracted from: DIDEROT, Denis, & Jean Le Rond d'ALEMBERT, editors. Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Metiers. Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Mechaniques, avec leur Explication]

      [Paris, 1762-1772] - An important selection of 33 printing-related plates from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict the typefounding process and the alphabets and characters of more than 40 languages, from Assyrian and Hebrew to Chinese, Tibetan, Japanese, and Bengali; the explanatory text gives a concise account of the various arts and a more detailed account of linguistic scholarship current in the mid- to late eighteenth century. Printing and the Mind of Man describes the Encyclopedie as "a monument in the history of European thought; the acme of the age of reason; a prime motive force in undermining the ancien régime and in heralding the French Revolution; a permanent source for all aspects of eighteenth-century civilization." (PRINTING) Folio. Pp. 1-3, [4, blank]; 8 copper-engraved plates, Goussier del., Prévost fecit.; 1-17, [18, blank]; 25 copper-engraved plates, Goussier or Des Hauterayes del., Niodot Sculp. Disbound, in later paper wrappers. Some soiling to margins, adhesion of wrappers at gutter of first and last pages, generally near fine. PMM 200; En français dans le texte, 156 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Imprimérie en Caractères. Contenant dix-neuf Planches. [Extracted from: DIDEROT, Denis, & Jean Le Rond d'ALEMBERT, editors. Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers. Recueil de Planches, sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Mécaniques, avec leur Explication]

      [Paris, 1772. Pp. [1]-12; 19 copper-engraved plates, Goussier del., Bernard fecit. 1 vols. Folio. Disbound. Some faint age-toning of leaves and marginal soiling, else fine. Beautiful selection of plates from the Récueil de Planches, that extraordinary illustrated supplement to the magnificent Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert. The plates depict every aspect of the art and craft of printing in the late 18th century; the explanatory text is concise yet fully detailed. Printing and the Mind of Man describes the Encyclopedie as "a monument in the history of European thought; the acme of the age of reason; a prime motive force in undermining the ancien régime and in heralding the French Revolution; a permanent source for all aspects of eighteenth-century civilization."

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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

      Printed for J. Nourse . and T. Davies, London - 1772, 1st English Translation. (Hardcover) Very good. xxviii,476pp. Quarto. One folding engraved plate and Five folding maps. Full original calf binding with new gilt spine. Wear to corners and edges which have been renewed at an early date. Internally a clean crisp copy. Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages. Volume I - p.32. Account of the first French voayge round the world under the command of Louis de Bougainville (1729-1811). An important voyage for its discoveries in the Pacific and its scientific achievements. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Virgil

      1772. VIRGIL. The Works of Virgil, Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden. Four Volumes. With 18 full-page engraved plates after J. Collyer. 12mo., 175 x 100 mm, bound in full contemporary English polished calf, red and green title-labels on spines. London: J and F Rivington et al, 1772.A beautiful eighteenth-century set of Dryden's famous Virgil, in well-preserved contemporary bindings. This edition includes a life of Virgil by William Walsh as well as Dryden's own long introduction and dedication to both the Æneïs and the Pastorals. This set is further distinguished by the quality of the printing, done on nice paper with wide margins, as well as the eighteen full-page engravings. A fine handsome set.

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        Confession Générale Du Chevalier De Wilfort

      Chez Les Libraires Associés, Amsterdam 1772 - Grand in12 - Broché - 155 pages - Couverture muette en papier marbré ( brochage d'attente ) - Papier jaunies avec rousseurs - Petit ouvrage licencieux ou le chevalier explique à sa nouvelle épouse sa vie passée - Petite édition recherchée ( Gay I , 655) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Virgil

      1772. VIRGIL. The Works of Virgil, Translated into English Verse by Mr. Dryden. Four Volumes. With 18 full-page engraved plates after J. Collyer. 12mo., 175 x 100 mm, bound in full contemporary English polished calf, red and green title-labels on spines. London: J and F Rivington et al, 1772. |~||~||~||~| A beautiful eighteenth-century set of Dryden's famous Virgil, in well-preserved contemporary bindings. This edition includes a life of Virgil by William Walsh as well as Dryden's own long introduction and dedication to both the Æneïs and the Pastorals. This set is further distinguished by the quality of the printing, done on nice paper with wide margins, as well as the eighteen full-page engravings. A fine handsome set.

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        An Introduction to the Study of the History and Antiquities of Ireland In Which the Assertions of Mr. Hume and Other Writers are Occasionally Considered.

      Dublin: Thomas Ewing, 1772. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrated with Copper-Plates. Also Containing Two Appendixes: Containing I. Animadversions on an Introduction to the History of G. Britain and Ireland, by K. Macpherson, Esq. 2. Observations on the Memoirs of Great-Britain and Ireland, By Sir John Dalrymple.' 4to. (10), xx, 384pp. Contemporary calf. Spine in 6 compartments; red lettering label, gilt. Illustrated with 4 engraved folding plates. Hinges neatly and nearly invisibly repaired; light wear to edges and spine tips; else a very good copy. Armorial bookplate on the front pastedown of James Whatman. ESTC T56429.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. H. vann Loon bei Desnos, "Le Roussilion, Subdivise en Cerdagne, Capsis, Conflans, Vals de Carol et de Spir ou se trouve encore Le Lamppourdan, faisant Partie de la Catalogne. Corrige et ... 1772".

      . mit altem Grenz- und Flächenkolorit, dat. 1772, 40 x 53,5. Mit der Titelkartusche oben links. Am unteren Rand 7 Befestigungsgrundrisse der Städte Ville-Franche, Perpignan, Mont-Louis, Belle-Garde, Collioire, Puicerda und Roses. - Zeigt die franz. Region Roussilon und die katalanische Küste bis zum Golf von Roses.

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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.

      1772 - 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Edits ; lettres patentes ; Declarations ; Arrests...

      Meeting edicts and 109 other judgments covering a period from 1772 to 1784. Sheepskin Full marbled time. Back to nerves richly and elegantly decorated. Part of title in red morocco. Marbled blue. Upper joint split (open tail). Friction. Despite some differences edicts, it is easy to combine some units also assembled by the binder; so everything about medicine, hospitals, with 20 editions; career, with 8 stops. The volume was paginated manuscritement the same hand has established a table of contents showing the titles of all parts of the collection. Chez P. G. Simon ; de l'imprimerie royale A Paris 1772-1784 In 4 (19,5x26cm) 609pp. relié

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        Plan de Paris et de ses faubourgs en l'état qu'il étoit en 1765

      Reprint on the date of 1772 plan The Red Box 1765 Print on vellum.Alphabetical table of 4 columns left and right margins.A few very tiny pinholes in margins.The Red Plan is not based on any statement, except to the suburbs which he must register the extension. It shows the layout and topography of the plan Delagrive, like all contemporary plans.Rare.  Chez Crepy Paris 1772 70x54cm une feuille rempliée

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        La nouvelle maison rustique, ou economie rurale, pratique et générale de tous biens de campagne

      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. Chez Dessaint A Paris 1772 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 4 (19x24,8cm) relié

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

      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 period. 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. Chez Vincent A Paris 1772-1777 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 4 (19,5x26cm) 4 volumes reliés

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        Traité des maladies des os dans lequel on a représenté les appareils & les machines qui conviennent à leur guérison

      New edition, after the original from 1705 and the second significantly increased 400pp. 1723 The book was reissued regularly throughout the centuries. It is illustrated with two folding plates and several text engraved in wood and non-texte.Pleine Basane of marbled time. Back tooled raised. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Head cover frayed. 5 corners bumped. A lack of volume on a nerve that I. Frottements.Bien widely criticized when it was published, this treaty is the first major in this field, in which the surgeon has made high contributions in the treatment of certain bone diseases, including teeth, Achilles tendon, but is most particularly noteworthy in the healing descriptions detailed principles of physiotherapy and reflexive foundation for future osteopathy. Chez P. G. Cavelier A Paris 1772 in 12 (10x17cm) xxxvj, 119, 430pp. et 574pp. 2 tomes en 2 Vol. reliés

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        Glossarium Manuale Ad Scriptores Mediae et Infinimae Latinitatis, Ex Magnis Glossariis Caroli Du Fresne, Domini Du Cange, et Carpentarii [.].

      - Halae, Apud Jo. Just. Gebaveri, 1772-1784. 6 tomes in-8, reliure d'époque demi-basane, dos ornés, tranches rouges, impression en deux colonnes (dos un peu frottés, pâles rousseurs sur les premières et dernières pages des volumes, sinon exemplaire bien frais). Complet en 6 volumes. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Latin

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        Fungorum qui in Bavaria et Palatinatu circa Ratisbonam nascuntur Icones nativis coloribus expressae. Edition Secunda.

      Ratisbonae, impensis auctoris, 1772. 4 volumes bound in 2. Large-4to (270 x 225mm). With 2 engraved frontispieces and 330 beautifully hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary green morocco, richly gilt decorated spines in 6 compartments, sides with gilt borders, gilt edges. A beautifully bound copy of the finest work published in Germany on fungi. The text is in German as well as in Latin and describes the fungi of Bavaria and the Palatinate. The second edition is a reissue of the first edition which was published in 1762-1771. Four editions were published and all editions must have been very small. The text is both in Latin and German. //Schaeffer was a Bavarian clergyman-naturalist, a phenomenon so characteristic of the age of Enlightenment. His interest was broad and apart from publishing the most beautiful early iconography on fungi he published on birds, entomology and paper-making, however most of his works describe the fauna and flora of South Germany. The plates of the present work are superbly handcoloured and were drawn by Sophie Beez, I.St. Loibel, Johann Rothermund, and Schauer, and engraved by various engravers. //"In diesem Werk werden auf 330 colorierten Kupferstichen Makromyceten dargestellt, wobei auch auf die Farbe des Sporenstaubes und auf die Sporen Wert gelegt wurde. Die oft bemerkenswert exakten Beschreibungen sind in deutscher und lateinischer Sprache verfasst, erst in 4. Band werden alle dargestellten Pilze mit einem binärem Namen versehen. Das Tafelwerk Schaeffers gehört zu den grossen, z.T. naturalistischen Tafelwerke des ausgehenden 18. Jahrhunderts, die wesentlich zur Erfassung der Vielfalt beigetragen haben und die neue systematische Ansätze herausforderten" (Dörfelt & Heklau p. 415). 2 title-pages, 2 plates and 3 text-leaves with small library stamp in the margin. //Nissen BBI, 1744; Stafleu & Cowan 10476.

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        A View of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the English Government in Bengal:

      London - Printed for J. Nourse, Brotherton and Sewell and T. Evans. 1772 - A scarce copy of Verest's A View of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the English Government in Bengal. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering. Scarce. First edition. Rebound with new endpapers and professional repairs. Harry Verelst (1734 1785) was a colonial administrator with the British East India Company and the governor of Bengal from 1767 to 1769. William Bolts (1740-1808) is well-known for his exposition of the nature of exploitation and despoiling of Bengal by the East India Company and its officials. As a participant in the post-Palashi pillages, Bolts had seen very intimately how Bengal, once a prosperous region, was despoiled and bled white by the East India Company. His observations and experiences were recorded in his notable Considerations on Indian Affairs, 1772. Bolts' work is a unique source for scholars inquiring into the nature of early British rule in Bengal. Bolts, himself a private trader, had amassed immense wealth in Bengal and returned home only to lose it in defending himself in the series of lawsuits brought against him by the East India Company. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including bumping. Internally the pages are slightly browned with some mild spotting and evidence of past worming throughout, the worst of which has been repaired. Probably been in India where this is very common. There is an ink signature on the title page. Overall the condition is good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dialoghi sopra le tre arti del disegno corretti ed accresciuti.

      presso i Simoni,, Napoli, 1772 - Cm. 17, pp. viii, 384 (ma con errori di numerazione dopo la pagina 369). Bell'antiporta allegorica incisa in rame e fregio al centro del frontespizio. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida con nervi passanti e titoli in oro su tassello. Esemplare fresco, genuino ed in eccellente stato di conservazione. Si tratta della terza edizione, dopo le stampe del 1754 e 1770, di questo celebre testo che in forma di dialogo affronta le questioni estetiche del tempo. Il dialogo immaginario avviene tra il pittore Carlo Maratta e l'antiquario Gio. Pietro Bellori. Interessanti le considerazioni dedicate alle tecniche della conservazione e del restauro, che sono teoricamente preparatori alla nascita delle discipline ottocentesche che si occuperanno proprio della salvaguardia del patrimonio artistico. Opera classica, ma non comune, soprattutto in tale, ottimo stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The island of Crete and the adjacent islands of the Aegean with the new island of Santorini ... "Insuls Creta nunc Candia in sua IV Territoria distinicta, cum aliqoud adjacentibus Ægei maris Insulis imprimis Nova Santorini insula modo ante XXVII annos ex abysso marsi emersa..." "Creta nunc Candia

      Greece: Augsburg, Lotter Conrad Tobias 1772. Copper engraved map of Crete with View of Iraklion after Seutter from Lotters "Atlas Novus." . Original old colour; verso blank The map shows the island of Crete, taken from the Homann map of 1712 { Zacharakis 1641/1879] with the a long text beside the newly emerged island at Santorini following the volcanic eruption of 25th May 1707: "In 1707, activity began again, the small when two cones appeared. They were called Aspronisi and Macronesi. Those were united in the course of the following five years by an island which formed between Palea and Small Kameni, much larger and higher then either and was called Nea (New) Kameni .This island, is the youngest island in Greece."[Santorini Living ] Below is a panaromic view of Iraklion, black & white as issued. The map was first published by Lotter's father-in-law Matthaüs Seutter in his "Atlas Novus" in 1728 who took the lower part of Homann's map re-engraved the cartouche and text and added the scale to the right half of the map. Seutter then added the panoramic view below the map. . Seutter is renowned for his detailed plans and prospects of cities which appeared in his "Atlas Novus". Decorative title cartouche with imprint of Lotter replacing that of Seutter. The vignette shows a Janissary overseeing 2 turkish sailors loading cargo; grapes and wine barrels adorn the pedestal; in the background a large sailing ship and on the mountains a herd of Kri-Kri the indiginous capricorn of Crete. The view with title to sky. Good dark impression; 4 small worm holes near title of view, 2 more near seashore of castle. The map was bound in an atlas at he left margin, but folded at centre [ hence the pairs of wormholes]; crease to left side up to the cartouche and also to upper right corner; light soiling to margins, ink stamp removed to lower right margin. A good example of a scarce prospect/map. Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717 - 1777) was a German engraver and map publisher. He married the daughter of prominent map publisher Matthaus Seutter, the Elder. Upon Seutter's retirement Lotter took control of the firm and republished many of his maps with minor updated and changes. In time, Lotter became one of the most prominent mid 18th century map publishers working in the German school. After his death in 1777, the firm was taken over by his son, Mathias Albrecht Lotter who republished and updated many of his father's maps. Seutter was an engraver, globe-maker and publisher. Born in Augsburg in 1685, the son of a goldsmith. Seutter began his studies in Nuremberg in 1697, apprenticed as an engraver to Johann Baptist Homann. in 1707 later he returned to Augsburg subsequently working in the publishing house of Jeremias Wolff in the city. He founded the Seutter publishing house and print shop in 1710, producing maps, atlases, and globes., which became a primary competitor to Homann. Very few original maps were printed there, as Augsburg at that time had no university and none of the necessary connections to the fields of mathematics or the natural sciences. Therefore Seutter copied the work of other cartographers, making his own engravings based on their models (approximately 500 pieces). His "Atlas Geographicus oder Accurate Vorstellung der ganzen Welt' appeared in 1725 with 46 maps: the "Atlas Novus" various editions in 1728, 1730, 1736, 1742; the "Grosser Atlas" in 1734 with 131 maps, and the pocket atlas "Atlas minor in 1744 with 64 maps. After Matthäus Seutter died in 1757, his son, Albrecht Karl, his son-in-law Conrad Tobias Lotter, and his business partner Johann Michael Probst ran the business for five more years. Johann Baptist Homann (1664 ?" 1724) from 1687 Homann worked as a civil law notary in Nuremberg. He soon turned to engraving and cartography; in 1702 he founded his own publishing house. Homann acquired renown as a leading German cartographer, and in 1715 was appointed Imperial Geographer by Emperor Charles VI. Giving such privileges to individuals was an added right that the Holy Roman Emperor enjoyed. In the same year he was also named a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Of particular significance to cartography were the imperial printing privileges (Latin: privilegia impressoria). These protected for a time the authors in all scientific fields such as printers, copper engravers, map makers and publishers. They were also very important as recommendation for potential customers. In 1716 Homann published his masterpiece "Grosser Atlas ueber die ganze Welt" Numerous maps were drawn up in cooperation with the engraver Christoph Weigel the Elder, Homann died in Nuremberg. He was succeeded by the Homann heirs company, in business until 1848, known as "Homann Erben", "Homanniani Heredes", "Heritiers de Homann" abroad. Zacharakis:2103/1308 Greece Crete Candia Iraklion Santorini

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        Essays on the Spirit of Legislation : in the Encouragement of Agriculture, Population, Manufactures, and Commerce. ... Translated from the Original French, Which Gained the Premiums Offered by the Society of Berne

      London : Printed for W. Nicoll; and G. Robinson, 1772, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Contrasting Morocco gilt-blocked title label. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages; Physical desc. : xi, [1],479, [1]p. The three essays are by Jean Bertrand, Benjamin Samuel Georges Carrard and Gabriel Seigneux de Correvon and are extracts from the Societe Oeconomique de Berne's 'Memoires et observations'. Referenced by: ESTC T183391. Subject: Industry and state - Agriculture - Early works to 1800. Industrial policy - Commercial policy

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        A Dissertation on Oriental Gardening

      London: Printed by W. Griffin, Printer to the Royal Academy; sold by Him and T. Davies, Bookseller to the Royal Academy; also by J. Dodsley; Wilson and Nicoll; J. Walter and P. Elmsley,, 1772. Quarto (260 × 205 mm) Contemporary finely sprinkled calf, red morocco lettering-piece in the second compartment, and black morocco crested label in the first, floral devices gilt to the other six. Fully engraved title page incorporating superb allegorical vignette to the title page by Bartolozzi after Cipriani, large medallic head-piece to the dedication leaf. Somewhat rubbed at the extremties, careful restoration of the joints and corners, light tan-burn to first and last few leaves, light browning else. First edition. Chambers had made three voyages to China as supercargo on Swedish East India Company ships, and as such was the "first European … to have studied Chinese architecture at first hand" (ODNB). In 1757 he published his Designs of Chinese Buildings, Furniture, Dresses, Machines and Utensils, " the first time Chinese architecture was presented as a subject worthy of the kind of serious study formerly reserved for Western antiquity", a work which missed the high-point of British chinoiserie, but had considerable influence in continental Europe. His essay Of the Art of Laying out Gardens, was better received at home, being reprinted in the Gentleman's Magazine and in the Annual Register in 1758, where Edmund Burke regarded it as 'much the best that has been written on the subject', and again in 1762 by Bishop Thomas Percy in Miscellaneous Pieces Relating to the Chinese. "It recognized that nature must be improved by ingenious artifice and subtle deception. The union of art and nature that Chambers saw as having a Chinese pedigree was one of the themes of his gardens at Kew, but was also the cause célèbre of his Dissertation on Oriental Gardening in 1772, a disguised attack on the landscape gardening of Capability Brown which misfired with the public. Chambers was forced to publish a second edition in 1773, to which he annexed an 'Explanatory discourse'. Nevertheless, the Dissertation contains some remarkably prescient suggestions, such as colour gradation in planting and the need for comprehensive country and urban planning. In essence, Chambers saw Chinese gardens as a union of art and nature, in which the gardener improved upon nature's beautiful irregularities. He believed that Capability Brown denied this in his 'natural' gardens based upon arboreal and landscape modelling" (ODNB). Contemporary ownership inscription of Henry Wm. Bunbury, "Geoffrey Gambado", artist and caricaturist to the front pastedown and title page, engraved armorial bookplate of his son Sir Henry Edward Bunbury to the front pastedown.

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        Die bekanntesten Heiligen mit ihren Lebensbeschreibungen. Wien, Langer und Grund 1819. 8°, 216 Bll, mit gestoch. Titel und 107 Kupfertafeln, Ldr. d. Zt.

      - Österreichische National-Encyclopädie III, 360 - Thieme-B. XXII, 339 - Nagler VIII, 213 - Wurzbach XIV, 116 (nennen alle nur 106 Tafeln).- Überaus selten, von uns kein Exemplar in öffentlichem Besitz nachweisbar.- Ursprünglich wohl in einzelnen Lieferungen erschienene Bilder der Heiligen, gestochen vom Wiener Kupferstecher Sebastian Langer (1772-1841), mit einer entsprechenden vierseitigen Biographie; jeweils am Fuß des zweiten Textblattes der Vermerk "Zu finden bey Sebastian Langer in Wien", was darauf schließen läßt, daß die Heiligenbilder einzeln publiziert und vertrieben worden sind.- Im Verzeichnis der Kupfertafeln sind 100 Heiligenbildnisse (Nr. 1-100) aufgeführt; zusätzlich liegen vor als Nr. 101-107 die Bildnisse und Viten der Heiligen Corona, Eduard, Genovefa, Monika, Rosa, Severinus und Wilhelm. Die Tafel 107 mit dem Heiligen Severin ist allen Bibliographen unbekannt.- Tls. etw. braunfleckig, wenige kl. Wasserränder, sonst gutes Exemplar mit hübschen Buntpapiervorsätzen.

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        Peder Paars, et heroisk-comisk Poema. Udgivet paa nye ved Et Selskab.

      Kiöbenhavn, Trykt med Godiches Skrifter, 1772. XXXX + (18) + 425 + (1) s. Kobberstukket tittelvignett. 16 kobberstukne plansjer. 11 kobberstukne vignetter. + Niels Klims underjordiske reise. Oversat efter den latinske original af Jens Baggesen. Kiöbenhavn. Forlagt af Fr. Brummer, Trykt hos Johan Frederik Schultz, U.å. (1795 ?). 16 kobberstukne plansjer. Fine 1800-talls helskinnbd. med 4 opph. bind. Ryggdekor i gull. Dekor i gull og blindpreg på for- og bakdekkel

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        Supplément à la Diplomatique-pratique de M. Le Moine, contenant une méthode sûre pour apprendre à déchiffrer les anciennes écritures, & arranger les archives.

      - Paris, Despilly, 1772. In-4, (4)-64 pp. et 52 planches dépliantes, plein vélin de réemploi (partition musicale ancienne), pièce de titre (mors supérieurs fendus sur 3 cm mais exemplaire bien solide). Ex-libris manuscrit de Jean-Baptiste Lamarchefils. Illustré de 52 planches (53 annoncées mais complet en 52) représentant des alphabets, abréviations et titres anciens et gothiques. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. * Langue : Français

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        Lettres-patentes d'approbation du réglement des postes, du tarif des droits, et de la liste des routes où il y a des postes établies pour la course. En date du 19 septembre 1772.

      Turin, De l'imprimerie royale 1772 - Turin, De l'imprimerie royale, 1772. In-4 en feuilles, 52pp., (4). Traces de couture des cahiers, une pale mouillure marginale, quelques brunissures. On joint : "Lettres-patentes par lesquelles S.M. accorde quelques facilités, outre celles portées par son édit du 12 août dernier, pour le transport des lettres du public par des voies étrangères à la Poste ; établit l'usage d'un papier timbré dit papier de Poste timbré, et donne quelques autres dispositions à cet égard. En date du 7 novembre 1818.". Chambéry, Chez Pierre Albera, 1818. In-4 en feuilles, 9pp., (3). Rares. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Fr. Bernardus Ribera].

      (Wien, o. Dr., 1772). - Mit Portraitfrontispiz in Schabkunstmanier (nach Johann Karl Auerbach gest. von Johann A. Jacobe, 1772). (6) SS. Geheftet. 4to. Der am 23. IX. 1684 in Barcelona geborene Ribera trat 1699 in den Dominikanerorden ein und war spanischer Gesandter in Rußland und Hoftheologe Kaiser Karls VI. in Wien. "Er nahm sich in den Streitigkeiten wegen des Erzbischofs zu Rezan, Stephan Javorskys Buch, 'Lapis, sive petra fidei' genannt, dieses Javorsky an, und schrieb, als Joh. Franz Buddäus eine 'Epistolam apologeticam pro ecclesia Lutherana' im Jahre 1729 herausgabe, dagegen: 'Responsum Ant.-Apologeticum ecclesiae catholicae contra calumniosas blasphemias Jo. Fr. Buddaei [.], quo petrae fidei, a Steph. Javorskio ad evertendum Lutheri pantheon jactae, repetitur ictus.' Wien 1731 (Eigentlich in Rußland gedruckt). Der Kanzler Pfaff schieb 1733 'Stricturas' dagegen, und das Inquisitionsgericht zu Barcellona verdammte dieses Responsum am 14. May 1733. Ribera ließ wegen dieses unglücklichen Erfolgs noch in diesem Jahre zu Wien eine Bittschrift in 4. drucken, er fügte [.] ein Schreiben über den Zustand der Religion in Moskau hinzu" (Jöcher/A. VI, 1996). 1772 so hochbetagt wie geistig rege ("mox nonagennis, vegetus") in Wien lebend, wurde er mit dieser Gedächtnisschrift zu Lebzeiten geehrt. Darin kommt das Dekret Karls VI. von 1736 zum Abdruck, in dem Ribera zum Hoftheologen und geistlichen Rat des Kaisers ernannt wird; den Schluß bildet eine Dankadresse Riberas an Maria Theresia. - Der Wiener Schabkünstler Johann Jacobé (1733-97) studierte Malerei und unter Schmutzer Kupferstecherei; 1772 ging er zur Schabkunst über: Das hier vorliegende Portrait Riberas ist sein frühestes bekanntes Schabkunstblatt. 1779/80 studierte er mit Staatsstipendium in London; "nach seiner Rückkehr nach Wien entfaltete Jacobé als anerkanntes Haupt der Wiener Schule eine fruchtbare Tätigkeit als Schabstecher und Lehrer der Schabkunst" (Th./B. XVIII, 242). - Gebräunt; das Portrait etwas wasserrandig bzw. fleckig und stärker berieben. Kl. Randläsuren und -einrisse. Thieme/Becker XVIII, 243 (Portrait). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Orlando Furioso - 3 Bände (von 4)

      Venezia, Antonio Zatta, 1772.. (Band I fehlt). Band II Canto 13-25 (13 Stiche), Band III Canto 16-39 (14 Stiche); Band IV Canto 40-46 (7 Stiche)+ Canto I-V (5 Stiche), insgesamt mit 39 ganzseitigen Kupfertafeln, Titel- und Schlußvignetten als Kupfer. Band IV enthält außerdem: I Cinque Canti di M. Lodovico Ariosto. Tutti di nuovo revisti, e ricorretti da molti importantissimi, errori. Illustrazioni Al Furiso di M. Lodovico Aristo. Allegorie de i nomi proprj, e principali di quest opera. Da Orazio Toscanella. Indice delle Materie del Furioso (die letzten beiden Teile zweispaltig gedruckt). OPgmt. m. Rückentitel in Goldprägung, Farbschnitt, o. Pag., 4to. (29 x 22 cm).. Band II etwas fleckig; Band IV Pergament am Rücken etwas aufgeblättert, jew. Eintrag auf Innenseite Einband/Name auf Vorsatz, innen geringfügig braunfleckig, geringfügige Bleistiftanmerkungen, insgesamt sehr gut erhaltene Ausgabe.

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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.

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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 History of Imbanking and Draining of Divers Fens and Marshes, Both in Foreign Parts and in This Kingdom, and of the Improvements Thereby, Extracted from Records, Manuscripts, and Other Authentic Testimonies

      London: W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1772. Full calf, recent new spine. xii, 469pp. 41cm x 25.5cm. Complete with 11 folding maps. Gilt titles to spine, with decorative gilt borders to boards. Marbled edges and end-papers. Boards slightly rubbed and worn. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Loss to top corner to front blank. Some occasional foxing/marking to contents.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Oeuvres philosophiques de Mr. D***.

      Amsterdam, Jean Michel Rey, 1772.. 5 (sur 6) volumes in-12, plein maroquin bordeaux de l'epoque, dos a nerfs ornes de compartiments fleuronnes et cloisonnes, palette en pied, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, guirlande sur les chasses, tranches dorees. Premiere edition collective, " un des tout premiers recueils des ecrits de Diderot, sinon le premier, qu'il est permis de considerer comme liegeois " (cf. longue analyse de D. Droixhe sur l'origine de cette impression in : 'Diderot et son temps', n° 226). Cette edition comporte, outre les oeuvres de Diderot, divers textes qui ne sont pas du philosophe : le 'Code de la Nature' (de Morelly), le 'Memoire pour Abraham Chaumeix' (de Morellet); 'A MM. les Esprits forts', etc. Bien complet des gravures : T.I: Frontispice et 1 planche - T.II: Frontispice et 8 planches. T.V: Frontispice et 6 planches. Le tome VI manque. (Adams, A2. Tchemerzine-Scheler, II, 957. Cat. expo. B.N., n° 517. Cohen, p. 303). Quelques petites traces de restaurations. Bel exemplaire, relie en maroquin rouge de l'epoque. Les exemplaires des ouvrages de Diderot en maroquin de l'epoque sont rares..

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        Pile-Larven med dobbelt Hale og dens Phalaene med hosföyede Bemaerkelser, om Avlingen i Almindelighed, og Svampenes Tilblivelse.

      . Kbhvn.: Det Typographiske Selskabs Bekostning 1772. [8] + 92 s. + 2 kobberstukne, udfoldelige plancher af larver. Samtidig karduspapir kartonnage..

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        Oeuvres.

      . Avec des Eclaircissemens Historiques donnes par lui-meme, & rediges par M. Brosette; augmentees de plusieurs Pieces, tant de l'Auteur, qu'ayant rapport a ses Ouvrages; avec des Remarques & des Dissertaions Critiques. Par M. de Saint-Marc. Nouvelle edition, Augmentee de plusieurs Remarques & de Pieces relatives aux Ouvrages de l'Auteur. 5 vols. Amsterdam: Changuion 1772. Illustr. with engraved titlevignettes, textual vignettes and 10 full page engravings by Picart le Romain; title pages printed in red and black. Contemporary halfleather. Stamp on and name cut out at the bottom of titlepages, some pages with contemporary line markings..

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        Urgamla och Enfaldiga Christendom,

      . Eller Det Wäsendteliga i de Christnas Tro och Lefwerne: Föreställd allena med Jesu Christ Och hans Apostlars egna Ord, utan blandning af Människliga Tilläggningar och Förökningar. Fran Danska pa Swenska Spraket Öfersatt. Stockh.: Carl Stolpe 1772. 319 s. Samt. hlvldr. med lyst skindtitelfelt..

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        An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord MDCCLXXII (1772)

      London: R. Hett, 1772. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Bound in full red morocco with elaborate tooling in gilt and onlays in blue morocco with gilt paper laid on as a background. In a matching slipcase - the slipcase rubbed and with some loss to the paper on both sides - the book itself with just a touch of wear, still fine and intact. A scarce little almanac, just one copy in OCLC, the title and first half printed in red and black, with numerous blank pages interleaved for notes but most unused - one with a light pencil sketch of a building. Note on front endpaper, front blank torn out, small stain to title. Size: 24mo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Reference. Inventory No: 045222.

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