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        A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty's Ship the Endeavour

      Printed for Stanfield Parkinson, London 1773 - Contemporary marbled boards with vellum corners, rebacked in calf, retaining original red morocco lettering piece Large-paper copy of Parkinson's important illustrated account of Cook's first voyage: "Parkinson was engaged by Sir Joseph Banks to accompany him and Captain Cook in the Endeavour to the South Seas, as natural history draughtsman . After exploring Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef, the expedition reached Batavia. On leaving for the Cape of Good Hope, Parkinson succumbed to fever and dysentery and was buried at sea. Banks spoke highly of his 'unbounded industry' in making for him a much larger collection of drawings than he had anticipated. His observations, too, were valuable, and the vocabularies of South Sea languages given in his journals are of great interest. Upon Banks' return to England, Stanfield Parkinson, Sydney's brother, claimed all the drawings made by his brother in his spare hours, as well as journals and collections, under a will made before Sydney Parkinson left England. Following the dispute, his writings were lent to Stanfield Parkinson, who transcribed them and prepared them for publication, but an injunction was obtained . to restrain him from publishing until after the appearance of . Hawkesworth's official account" (Hill). Parkinson's drawings stand as one of the chief visual sources for the voyage: he produced a large number of magnificent botanical, natural history and ethnographical drawings of Tierra del Fuego, Tahiti, New Zealand, and Australia. At the time, these drawings offered Europe its first view of life in the South Pacific. The work contains extensive descriptions of Australia and New Zealand, and is the first work to properly identify the kangaroo by name. A major journal for Cook's first voyage. Beddie 712; Hill 1308; Holmes 7; Sabin 58787; Davidson, A Book Collector's Notes, pp. 54-6; NMM I:564; O'Reilly & Reitman 371; Kroepelien 944; Cox I, p.58. (12 5/8 x 10 5/8 inches). xxiii,212,[2]pp. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Parkinson by James Newton, 26 engraved plates (1 plate after Alexander Buchan, 2 plates after S.H. Grimm and 24 after Parkinson). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Plan of the River and Sound of D'Awfoskee in South Carolina. Survey'd by Captain John Gascoigne

      Jeffreys and Faden, London 1773 - Uncolored engraving. Minor tears at right edge, overall a good example. Sheet size: 30 x 19 1/2". Inventory#: p321pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        An Introduction to the Mechanical Part of Clock and Watch Work. In Two Parts. Containing all the Arithmetical and Geometry Necessary, with their Particular Applications in the said Branches. A Work very useful for the Working Mechanic, or Gentlemen Mechanically Inclined. Illustrated by Eighteenth Copper-Plates, Geometrically Drawn for the Use of the Trade.

      London: Printed for T. Longman and G. Robinson. B. Law. and J. Wilkie. 1773 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. [ii], xvi, 400, including half-title, 18 folding engraved plates (at pp. 164, 180, 186, 194, 206, 212, 230, 242, 290, 300, 326, 328, 368, 384 (4 plates that should have been bound before page 368), 400, contemporary annotation in lower margin of p. viii, contemporary calf, recently rebacked to match with gilt spine and raised bands, morocco label, and corners restored; slight stains on front free end-paper and verso of half-title, but a very good copy with the armorial book-plate of William Lewis Newman on the front paste-down end-paper. In the dedication of the work to "Lord Stanley," Thomas Hatton (fl. 1757 - 1774) notes his family seat is in the "centre of the whole support of this great branch of trade, which is the subject of the following sheets." He complains however that the number of those employed in the clock and watch trade is only one fourth of what it once was: "a great part of it is got into the hands of Pagan and Christian Jews, who carry on the business to suit their brethren, and have sold the faith of the Nation abroad." In the preface, he mentions previous works by Hugyens, Hook, Derham, and Martin. In the same year, Hatton also published his Essay on Gold Coin. It was reprinted in 1774, with new material. A facsimile of the above work appeared in 1978. ESTC T101329 locates copies in the BL, Cambridge, NLS, Edinburgh, British Dental Association Library, London, Guildhall Library, London, University of London, John Rylands Library, Bodleian, St. Andrews, and Taunton Library in the UK; copies at Bancroft Library, Berkeley; Hagley Museum and Library, Greenville, Delaware; Winterthur Museum Library, Winterthur, Delaware; Smithsonian Institution, University of Notre Dame Library, Amherst College Library, Boston Public Library, MIT, in the USA; and elsewhere at Niedersachsische Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek, Gottingen and Auckland Public Library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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      - Madrid, Andrés Ortega, 1773, folio piel, 4 h.+154 págs.

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        Fables Nouvelles

      1773 - Deux volumes en reliure d'époque veau blond marbré avec encadrement doré, dos lisse orné, pièces de titres rouges, trois tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure, gardes bleues. Chez Delalain, La Haye, Paris, 1773. Tome 1: 2 f, frontispice de Marillier gravé par De Ghendt daté 1772, titre avec vignette gravée par Ponce, xxij p., faux-titre, gravure allégorique hors texte pleine page par Delaunay d'après Marillier, pp.1-176, 3 f. Tome 2: 3 f., titre gravé par De Ghendt d'après Marillier, pp. 177-309, table 3p, 3 f. 99 fables de Dorat illustrées de 98 vignettes et 98 culs-de-lampe dessinés par Marillier et dessinés par Le Veau, Mesquetier, etc.

      [Bookseller: Rossignol]
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        Alceste. Ein Singspiel in fünf Aufzügen.

      Leipzig. bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1773. - mit Titelkupfer, kl.8°. 16,5 x 10,2 cm. 88 Seiten, In gutem Zustand. Einband berieben und fleckig, Kanten und Kapitale stark berieben, Ecken stark angestossen mit Abreibungen und kleinen Fehlstellen, Papier durchgehend gebräunt und mit Flecken teils stockig, Buchblock etwas gelockert, im angebundenen 3.Teil fehlt die letzte Seite also 38 statt 40 Seiten, hier jeweils immer nur die Texte ohne Noten, Schöne und seltene Sammlung von Texten die Vertonung von Anton Schweizer, Ernst Wilhelm Wolf und Johann Friedrich Reichardt erfahren haben. Die angebunden 5 Titel; (2): Haenschen und Gretchen. Eine Operette. Nach dem Französischen (von Johann Christian Bock nach Michel-Jean) Sedaine Rose et Colas, (vertont von Johann Friedrich Reichardt). Riga, bey Johann Friedrich Hartknoch 1773, 94 Seiten. (3): Die große Batterie. Ein Lustspiel in einem Aufzuge ( Hermann Cornelius von Ayrenhoff). Frankfurth und Leipzig 1771. Zweyte verbesserte Auflage. 38 Seiten (von 40). (4): Arien und Gesänge zur komischen Oper, Das große Loos, in Zwey Akten, 1774, 22 Seiten. (Ernst Willhelm Wolf und Friedrich Justin Bertuch) (5): Arien und Gesänge zu der comischen Oper: die Dorf-Gala, in drey Akten, 1775, 24 Seiten. (Friedrich Wilhelm Gotter und Anton Schweitzer) (6): Fabeln, Erzählungen und Scherze, zum Ergötzen des Verstandes und des Herzens. Zweyter Theil, 1763, 62 Seiten. (Anoym erschienen in drei Teilen). Insgesamt mit mit zahlreichen Vignetten und mit 5 Titelkupfern. Pappband der Zeit, Hardcover in Pappband, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        Les loix de Minos ou Astérie

      Chez Valade, Paris 1773 - VOLTAIRE (1694-1778) Les loix de Minos ou Astérie tragédie en cinq actes par Voltaire prix,30 sols Edition originale de cette tragédie qui ne fut jamais représentée sur scène et composée par Voltaire en 1771 1773,Paris-Chez Valade,libraire rue Saint Jacques,vis-à- vis celle des Mathurins In-12(12,5 x 20 cm),IV et 64 pages Reliure pleine toile, dos titré or sur pièce noire Etat : papier jauni,reliure solide,texte d'une grande rareté Poids : 240g [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KPMA Sarl]
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        COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND: In Four Books. The Fifth Edition.

      Dublin: Printed for John Exshaw [and others], 1773. Fifth Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. Four (4) volumes. pp: (viii), 485; (vii), 520, xix; (vii), 455, xxvii; (vi), 436, vii + index; two folding charts in second volume. Bound in old calf, raised bands, red leather labels; spines darkened on two volumes. 8.25" x 5.25

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla]
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        Carte qui represente les differentes connoissances que l'on a eues des Terres Artiques depuis 1650 jus qu'en 1747 . . .

      Paris 1773 - The map is divided into 4 small maps depicting the region of Hudson's Bay during different points in time as published by different cartorgraphers.This map is from "Diderot's Enclyclopedie", Size : 295x380 (mm), 11.625x15 (Inches), Black & White

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        Mémoire sur les Opinions qui partagent les Militaires,

      Paris, Claude-Antoine Jombert, , 1773. suivi du Traité des Armes Défensives, corrigé et augmenté. Octavo. (192 × 133mm). Contemporary half vellum on marbled boards, tan morocco label. 4 folding plates. One plate torn without loss, light foxing and browning, a little rubbed externally, but overall very good. First Edition thus. Maizeroy was, despite the claims of Guichard, the most important expert of his time on the art of war in antiquity. He pursued the "scholarly study of Greek and Roman warfare, which he compared with, and brought to bear on, modern warfare... Throughout history... war conveyed clear lessons, provided it was seriously studied. "The theory of the Greeks was fixed, certain and uniform, because it was treasured up in methodical treatises." No change could affect the universal fundamentals of the art of war. The search for the perfect system of tactics is... the principal theme in Maizeroy's writings... the principles of tactics were not only universally valid but also based upon a rigorous and precise rationale of mathematics" (Gat The Origins of Military Thought, pp. 40–41). The present work discusses current thinking on column and line, grand manoeuvres, artillery and the role of the defensive with reference to Saxe, Folard, Guibert, and others. Brief notices of the Battles of Prestonpans and Falkirk.

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      - Ensayo sobre el teatro español.- Madrid, Pedro Marín, 1773; en 4º plena pasta valenciana de época, con lomo cuajado y cortes dorados, 26 hojas de preliminares, 206 páginas y 1 hoja blanca. Texto orlado, muy buena impresión. Sello de biblioteca en portada. Palau nº: 305483, segunda edición más lujosa que la primera, costeada por el Conde de Aranda. Contiene la obra de Rojas, Progne y Filomena; y El parecido en la Corte de Moreto. Buen ejemplar. Raro en comercio.

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        Histoire Litteraire de S. Bernard, abbe de Clairvaux, et de Pierre Le Venerable, abbe de Cluni

      Paris: Chez la veuve Desaint. 1773. First. First Edition. Quarto. xii, 569 [2] pp. Illustrated with two copper plate engravings and woodcut tailpieces. 24 cm. Text in French. Contemporary full calf with gilt borders, gilt fillet turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Both boards are a bit bowed and nearly detached, with wear to the board edges and spine, else very good, the interior text pages are clean and tight with light scattered spotting.A scarce, supplementary volume to the celebrated "Histoire litteraire de France," initiated in 1733 by Dom Rivest and the Benedictines of St. Maur. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND: In Four Books. The Fifth Edition.

      Dublin: Printed for John Exshaw [and others], 1773. Fifth Edition. Full Calf. Very Good. Four (4) volumes. pp: (viii), 485; (vii), 520, xix; (vii), 455, xxvii; (vi), 436, vii + index; two folding charts in second volume. Bound in old calf, raised bands, red leather labels; spines darkened on two volumes. 8.25" x 5.25

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        A Dictionary of Ancient Geography

      London: Printed for G. Robinson, 1773. Leather Bound. Good/No Jacket. n.p., 21 cm. Full leather. Bookplate of 'Lord Walsingham' on front paste-down endpaper. Extended title reads: "Explaining The Local Appellations in Sacred, Grecian, and Roman History; Exhibiting The Extent of Kingdoms, and Situations of Cities, &c. and illustrating The Allusions and Epithets in the Greek and Roman Poets. The Whole established by proper Authorities, and designed for the Use of Schools." MacBean was one of the compilers of Johnson's dictionary.

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        Anacréon, Sapho, Bion et Moschus

      Le Boucher 1773 - In-8° plein maroquin bleu, triple filet autour des plats, dos à nerfs orné de roulettes et de caissons à motifs dorés, filet or sur les coupes, DOUBLURE DE MAROQUIN CITRON ornée de filets, roulettes et dentelle dorés, tranches dorées sur marbrure (reliure signée CHAMBOLLE-DURU), 280 pp Edition illustrée EN PREMIER TIRAGE d'1 frontispice et de 12 vignettes d'après EISEN gravées par MASSARD "L'un des livres les plus élégamment illustrés du XVIIIème siècle", Cohen 79 ; Rahir 291 ; Sander 17 ; "L'illustration d'Anacréon, . moins à la mode que celle des Baisers, est tout aussi jolie", (Portalis 207). Oberlé, 1 EXEMPLAIRE IMPRIME SUR PAPIER DE HOLLANDE. Très bel exemplaire, hormis de légères rousseurs très éparses

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gastéréa]
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        In lode delle Belle Arti orazione e componimenti poetici relazione del concorso e de' premi distribuiti in Campidoglio dall'insigne Accademia del disegno in S. Luca il di 27 aprile 1773 secondo l'istituzione del nobil uomo Carlo Pio Balestra essendo principe dell'Accademia il signor Andrea Bergondi scultore.

      per il Casaletti,, In Roma, 1773 - Cm. 28, pp. (2) 70 (2). Bell'antiporta allegorica, emblema calcografico dell'accademia al frontespizio, alcune grandi vignette in luogo di testate e finali, capolettera istoriati e la raffigurazione di due medaglie. Legatura coeva in pergamena rigida. Tracce d'uso alla legatura, peraltro esemplare genuino ed in buono stato di conservazione. Interessante nota manoscritta di possesso di: Colonel Fraille (?) academics of Rome and Florence. In fine segnaliamo il lungo poema di Gioacchino Pizzi: Il Tempio del Buon Gusto seguito da vari elenchi e cataloghi degli accademici.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        A collection of sixty etchings after Salvator Rosa.

      Nurenburg 1773 - later ¼ calf with marbled boards, Folio (10 x 15 inches), Size : folio, A collection of sixty etchings two per page after Salvator Rosa., Volume : 1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London; Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773 vii + 383 pages. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 in. high. Full polished calf with 5 raised bands and a maroon leather label with gilt title 'Forster's Travels' on spine. Condition of the book is GOOD; Light wear and soiling to covers & spine, front cover detached after title page, front hinge repaired with clear plastic tape, the rest of the binding is very tight. Slight uniform toning to paper, but no foxing, staining etc. No illustrations in this edition. Travel Rare RGR

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        C. Crispus Sallustius; et L. Annaeus Florus./C. Crispi Sallustii Quae Exstant. [Bellum Catilinarium sive de Conjuratione Catilinae; Jugurtha, seu Bellum Jugurthinum; Historiarum Fragmenta. Epitome Rerum Romanarum: Baskerville Edition].

      Birminghamiae; Typis Joannis Baskerville. MDCCLXXIII. (Birmingham, 1773). Gaskell # 51. - 9 ½ in. x 11 ¾ in., [4]pp., [1]-317 pp. Bound in old tree calf sides, with the spine replaced in more recent, antique-style calf; featuring five raised bands, red morocco title label, gilt-lettered: SALLUS ET FLORUS, simple, blindstamped floral tooling in compartments; old calf covers show a triple-line borders, single line on the cover edges, and borders on the leather turn-ins; all edges stained dark blue, sewn headbands, with dark green silk bookmarker bound in, early marbled paper-covered endpapers. Half-title shows some tanning to the edges, light crease to lower right margin; tanning to flyleaves; tiny hole in center of page 73-74, small bumps/creasing to upper corners of pp. 105-137, crease to back (later) watermarked flyleaf. Cover edges show some wear, covers show age-related abrasions to the leather surface, with loss of leather surface, flaking off of part of the “tree” designs. Former owner's bookplate on front paste-down. Text is generally clean & crisp, with good sized margins. Scan shows the spine & part of the front cover. Weight: 3 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. (Latin text). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Quae Exstant [comprising] Bellum Catillinarium; Bellum Jugurth; Historiarum Fragmenta; Oratio Ad C. Cæsarum, De Republica Ordinanda. [with Florus’] Epitome Rerum Romanorum.

      Birminghamiæ Birmingham: Joannis Baskerville 1773 - 4to. Curiously paginated thus (4), 1-198, (3), p. 199, p. 102, p. 200, 205-225, (2), 226-227, 230-317, (1) pp., but obviously complete by the catchwords and signatures. Full patterned calf, spine flat with gilt rules, recent green gilt lettered label, gilt decorated to compartments, decorative gilt tooled border to boards. Joints and spine expertly repaired, the latter slightly darkened and with slight loss of gilt, a few abrasions with loss to leather on boards, contents clean throughout, a handsome copy. Gaskell, 51 .

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        EL BLASON DE CATALUÑA (1773-1775)

      1773 - Materia: Periodico del siglo XVIII referente a la invasion de los moros en España. Descripcion fisica: 5 Tomos. Tomo I: 361 p. [2 h.],; Tomo II: 388 p. [3 h.], Tomo III: 359 p. [2 h.], ; Tomo IV: 359 ? 717 p. ;Tomo V: 408 p. [4 h.] 4to: 200 x 150 mm. Texto en castellano. Encuadernación: Pergamino de época, con decoración de cortes al agua. Portadilla con escudo calcográfico en cada tomo. Título y tomo manuscrito en lomo. Conservación: Muy buen estado. Notas: El Blasón de Cataluña inició su publicación semanal en 1773 hasta 1775, de la mano del negociante ilustrado D. Pedro Ángel de Tarazona. Siendo realmente una versión de la ?fantástica historia? de los Condes de Barcelona. Una de las primeras publicaciones periódicas impresas en Cataluña que tuvo una importante repercusión con su permanencia durante tres años y la impresión de 180 números. Su interés estriba en la propuesta ilustrada de proporcionar conocimientos a la sociedad, siendo posiblemente sus destinatarios la capa noble e ilustrada a los que destina elogios y que mostrarán su interés en la continuación de la obra. Rara publicación periódica en este magnífico estado de conservación [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Merits and Defects of the Dead by their Ingenious Secretary.

      London May 1st 1773 - Broadside, oblong folio, overall 19" x 12", hand-coloured engraving by William Austin, minor usage, printed one side as issued. A satire on George Lyttleton. First Baron Lyttleton (1709-1773) of Hagley, Worcestershire, author of 'Dialogues Of The Dead'. The illustration shows Lyttleton in the guise of the Grand Reaper: a tall, lanky figure sitting on a gravestone and holding a sickle. Facing him is a gravedigger holding out a human skull with the lines 'Life is a jest and all things show it, I thought so once but now I know it' emenating from its mouth and billowing towards Lyttleton. The gist of the satire is that Lyttleton who once assumed to record the conversations of the dead was himself not much longer for this world- as, indeed, was the case as he was to pass away barely 3 months after the publication of this broadside.

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        Collecrion complette des oeuvres philosophiques, littéraires et dramatiques de (...). Tome I - tome V.

      Londres, 1773. 8vo. Samtidige helskinnbind med opphøyde ryggbånd og enkel ryggforgylling. (4), 604 ; (4), 472 ; (4), 627, (1) ; (4), 428 ; cxij, 412 s. Med en foldetplansje i bind I, og en gravert frontispiece i bind II.. Ex libris

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        Onomatologia forestalis-piscatorio-venatoria, oder vollständiges Forst- Fisch- und Jagd-Lexicon, in welchem alle [.] vorkommende Kunstwörter erkläret [.] die Eigenschaften, Gebrauch und Fortpflanzung der verschiedenen Holzarten [.] die Natur und Eigenschaften der wilden Thiere, der Vögel [.] auch der Raub- Strom- und Teichfische [.] mitgetheilet werden. 3. und letzter Theil. Nebst einer Vorrede von Abgabe der Gerechtigkeitshölzer.

      Frankfurt u. Leipzig 1773 (am Schluß: Ulm, gedr. bey Christian Ludwig Wagner). - M10415 12 Bl. Vorrede incl. Titel, 1064 Spalten, 1 S. Nachtrag u. Druckfehler. Mit einigen Holzschnittvign. u. -initialen. - Angebdn.: Stahl, J[ohann] F[riedrich]: Onomatologiae forestalis-piscatorio-venatoriae Supplementum oder Beyträge und Verbesserungen des vollständigen Forst- Fisch- und Jagd-Lexicon. 4.Band in welchem alle bey dem Forst- Floß- Fisch- und Jagdwesen vorkommende Kunstwörter erkläret [.] werden etc. Nebst einer Vorrede von [.] Hölzern und Waldungen. Stutgart, bey Johann Benedict Mezler 1780. 8 Bl. Vorrede incl. Titel, 1120 Spalten. Mit 3 Holzschnittvign. - 8°. Ppbd. d.Zt. mit braun-schwarz gemustertem Buntpapierbezug, grünem hschr. Rschild u. Dreiseitengelbschnitt; min. berieben, Ecken gering abgenutzt u. bestoßen. - Schönes Expl., beide Teile in absolut fleckenfreiem Bestzustand. Holzmann/Bohatta III,7646. Lindner 11.1565.01. Einzige Ausgaben. Nicht bei Mantel, Dt. forstliche Bibliogr. - Der 3., damalige Schlußbd. mit dem Inhalt Pabstbaum-Zwinger, das erst 7 Jahre später erschienene u. daher besonders seltene Supplement mit dem neuen, umfangreichen Alphabet Aalbaum-Zyland, Daphne Mezereum. 2300

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        A new dictionary of the English language: containing, not only the explanation of words, with their orthography, etymology, and idiomatic use in writing; but likewise, their orthoepia or pronunciation in speech, according to the present practice of polished speakers in the metropolis to which is prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar

      printed for John and Francis Rivington, William Johnston, Thomas Longman and Thomas Cadell, London 1773 - First and only edition, 4to, pp. [8], viii, 57, [1], plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; mid 20th century half calf over marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, red morocco label; overall appearance is fine. A "hack writer" who possessed a "strong love of notoriety, [and] a jealous and perverse temper," Kenrick (?1725-1779) "was often drunk and violent. He became the enemy of every decent and successful person, and so notorious as a libeler that few condescended to answer him. His vanity lead him to fancy himself equal to any task without serious study. In his later years Kenrick seldom wrote without a bottle of brandy at his elbow. Though a superlative scoundrel, he was clever, and especially proud of the rapidity of his writing; even his more serious works seldom occupied him for more than two days" (see DNB for a lively account of this literary curmudgeon). Among those most frequently attacked and offended were Johnson and Boswell, Garrick, Goldsmith, Fielding, and, predictably, other famous men, who, by association would give Kendrick a name. For all his attacks on Johnson (Kenrick was violently critical of Johnson's edition of Shakespeare and his dictionary) he seems to have made good use of Johnson's lexicographic skills. A spot check of entries shows Kenrick's lexicon to be a word-for-word transcription from that of Johnson. Alston V, 283; Kennedy 6276. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "A new dictionary of the English language: containing, not only the explanation of words, with their orthography, etymology, and idiomatic use in writing; but likewise, their orthoepia or pronunciation in speech, according to the present practice of polished speakers in the metropolis… to which is prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar…"

      London: "printed for John and Francis Rivington, William Johnston, Thomas Longman and Thomas Cadell". 1773. "First and only edition, 4to, pp. [8], viii, 57, [1], plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; mid 20th century half calf over marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, red morocco label; overall appearance is fine. & & A ""hack writer"" who possessed a ""strong love of notoriety, [and] a jealous and perverse temper,"" Kenrick (?1725-1779) ""was often drunk and violent. He became the enemy of every decent and successful person, and so notorious as a libeler that few condescended to answer him. His vanity lead him to fancy himself equal to any task without serious study. In his later years Kenrick seldom wrote without a bottle of brandy at his elbow. Though a superlative scoundrel, he was clever, and especially proud of the rapidity of his writing; even his more serious works seldom occupied him for more than two days"" (see DNB for a lively account of this literary curmudgeon). Among those most frequently attacked and offended were Johnson and Boswell, Garrick, Goldsmith, Fielding, and, predictably, other famous men, who, by association would give Kendrick a name. & & For all his attacks on Johnson (Kenrick was violently critical of Johnson's edition of Shakespeare and his dictionary) he seems to have made good use of Johnson's lexicographic skills. A spot check of entries shows Kenrick's lexicon to be a word-for-word transcription from that of Johnson. & & Alston V, 283; Kennedy 6276."

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        Essai général de tactique, précédé d'un discours sur l'état actuel de la politique et de la science militaire en Europe ; avec le plan d'un ouvrage, intitulé la France politique et militaire. Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée par l'auteur. 2 tomes.

      - Londres, Chez les libraires associés, 1773. 2 tomes in-4 reliés en un volume, (2)-LII-154-(2) p., (12 pl.) et (2)-128 p., (15 pl.), reliure plein veau, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (coiffe inférieure arasée, mouillures). Complet des 27 planches dépliantes de tactique militaire. * 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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        DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNE UNIVERSEL DE MATIERE MEDICALE, concernant les végétaux, les animaux et les minéraux qui sont d’usage en médecine; leurs prescriptions, leurs analyses, leurs vertus, leurs propriétés, etc. recueillis de manuscrits originaux, et des me

      - A Paris, chez P. Franç. Didot le jeune, 1773. 4 volumes in-8 plein veau moucheté du temps, dos à nerfs ornés de petits fers dorés encadrant des fleurons centraux, titres et tomaisons dorés, (1f+IV+718+privilège+1f), (1f+ft+t+736),(1f+ft+t+672+2ff),(1f+t+742pp+1f). Bel ensemble qui ne présente que les défauts habituels d’usage: coiffes frottées, coins faibles, traces au papier sans gravité avec quelques petites fentes; mais les volumes sont plaisants, en pleine reliure du XVIII° et les défauts énoncés ne portent pas atteinte à la qualité de l’ensemble.Passionnant ouvrage, très pratique sous forme alphabétique, avec des fiches bien développées et couvrant un inventaire au niveau mondial; chaque matière, minérale, végétale ou animale est longuement décrite, les propriétés sont détaillées, les applications et recettes explicitées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Astronomy Explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles, and made easy to those who have not studied Mathematics.

      W. Strahan, J. And F. Rivington, W. Johnston &.&., London 1773 - New Edition, Quarto, 8, 354, [10] pp .[title dated 1673]. folding engraved frontispiece, and Seventeen folding plates, including 'Polar Map' occasional light wear, first, last leaf offsetting. Contemporary calf reback using original spine and title label. Excellent Copy

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      W. Strahan, Et Al, London 1773 - Astronomy; Mechanics; Pneumatics; Hydorstatics; Clocks; Time; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Bound in full contemporary leather. This copy was sold by Christies in 1986. Red morrocco spine label. Numerous illustrated foldouts of scientific phenomena such as eyes, air pumps, globes, cranes, sun dials and so forth in uniformly fine condition. A few minor scrapes to leather boards, leather has cracked externally over hinges. Hinges, spine and textblock are solid. Book is sound and tight and clean throughout with no owner's name, etc. An accomplished mechanical engineer with a good knowledge of his subjects. First section is 252pp + index with 23 fold-out plates as noted in summary. Second is Supplement of 40 pages and 13 fold outs. The supplement was not published with an index. All plates are present. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dell'Epidemica Mortalità de' gelsi e della cura, e coltivazione loro trattato.

      Bartolomeo Richetti., Salò. 1773 - In 8°, cart. muta, pp. XIX + CXCI. Carta forte. Ampi marg. Barbe. Front. fig. Testata, capilettera su piccole ma pregevoli inc. Lievi gore su diverse pp. che, tuttavia, non interessano il t. Rare fioriture. Tarli su alcune pp. che tuttavia non ledono il t. " L'autore descrive assai bene questa malattia, ne va esaminando le cagioni, indi si diffonde a ragionare con molta intelligenza della coltivazione migliore di questi alberi". T.A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRATADO THEORICO-PRACTICO DE MATERIA MEDICA, que explica los medicamentos naturales ô simples, assi como las preparaciones chimicas, y galenicas, las mas usuales; sus doses, su modo de obrar; los casos donde convienen, y sus formulas: con un suplemento â lo ultimo.

      Imp. Francisco Suriá y Burgada. Barcelona, 1773 - . 20,5 cm. Portada litográfica ante cada uno de los tomos enmarcada en orla, grabada por Francisco Boix en Barcelona en 1773. 3 vol.: (I) [20], XXXII-278 pág. [i. e. 268] [4] pág. (sign. [ ]6, A-Z4, 2A-Q4). CCPB 69027-9. (II) [4], 270 [2] pág. (sign. [ ]2, A-Z4, 2A-L4). CCPB 69028-7. (III) [4] 275 pág. y [22] pág. de índices, [2] 52 [4] pág. (sign. []2, A-Z4, 2A-M4, 2N-O2, 2P-Y4, 2Z2). CCPB 69026-0. Tres vol. en piel de época, lomeras cuajadas, tejuelos, cortes pintados. * Primera edición de esta interesante obra sobre medicina natural, la más importante de Juan Rancé, catedrático del Real Colegio de Cirugía de Barcelona y director de la institución en 1779. La obra se divide en tres tomos: el primero y el segundo se dedican a la materia médica interna (medicamentos evacuantes y medicamentos alterantes, respectivamente). En la primera parte, dedicada a los medicamentos evacuantes, Rancé se extiende sobre los purgantes, los eméticos, los sudoríficos, uterinos, etc. En cuanto a los alterantes, esto es, los que modifican alguna de las funciones sin provocar la salida o evacuación, el autor los distribuye en trece capítulos, entre los cuales se encuentran los aperitivos, cardíacos, carminativos, vermífugos, refrigerantes, astringentes, antiescorbúticos y narcóticos. El tercer tomo, por contra, se consagra a los medicamentos externos (que divide en universales y particulares) y está compuesto por 17 capítulos más un último apartado dedicado a los baños y aguas minerales (cita las de Caldes d'Estrach, Ribes, 1'Espluga de Francoli, Sant Hilari, Tortosa, la "Font Groga" de Valle de Hebron y la fuente de la "Satalia" a los pies de Montjuïc. Además incluye, con paginación propia, el Suplemento a la materia medica, que da las nociones, y definiciones de los medicamentos. Como curiosidad, decir que el autor cita como remedios de origen animal, en concreto entre los sudoríficos, la víbora, los excrementos de animales e incluso algunos de origen humano, como la momia o el cráneo humano, que especifica "Debe ser sacado de un hombre joven, robusto, sano, que haya muerto de una muerte violenta y que no haya sido sepultado; no se debe calcinar, como creian los antiguos, pero solamente ser raspado o reducido en polvos después de secado." Jacint Corbella, en Nota sobre el tractat de Materia medica de Joan Rancé (1773) (Gimbemat, 2004 (**), 42, 89-103) ofrece una detallada descripción de la obra y analiza de forma pormenorizada su estructura, contenido y estilo. Corbella se fija en algunos de los medicamentos propuestos para dolencias concretas, como la absenta, que fortificaría el estómago y facilitaría la digestión; el agua mercurial, la raíz de helecho y el petróleo, grandes carminativos; el mercurio como potente antivenéreo; la carne de tortuga y ternera como refrigerantes; el cuerno de ciervo, los fragmentos de las cinco piedras preciosas (amatista, esmeralda, granate, jacinto y topacio) y el hueso de sepia como absorbentes. Rancé había estudiado junto a Antoine Fizes, entre otros. Formado en Francia, era doctor en Montpellier antes de la creación del primer Colegio de Cirugía de la Península, el de Cádiz. Se trata pues de un autor con una sólida formación preparado para la docencia y concienciado con esta tarea. Sin embargo, no escribe mucho más allá de este tratado y Corbella dice que el resto de su obra no tiene un nivel "que le permita mantener el prestigio en generaciones posteriores", por lo que cayó prácticamente en el olvido. Sin embargo, el Tratado que presentamos fue importante y útil en su época, pues mejoró el grado y nivel asistencial de la población. La publicación, equilibrada, accesible y directa, tuvo además el mérito de dotar a los futuros cirujanos de una extensa formación en materia de terapéutica. Palau 248034. Medicina natural, tratados, manuales, siglo XVIII, cirugía Medicina clínica, diagnòstica, instruments mèdics Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Het Boek Der Psalmen, Nevens De Gezangen Bij De Hervormde Kerk Van Nederland in Gebruik; Door Last Van De Hoog Mogende Staaten Generaal Der Vereenigde Nederlanden Uit Drie Berijmingen (Van J. E. Voet, Van T Genootschap Laus Dei Salus Populo, Van H. Ghyse

      [Amsterdam], 'S Graavenhaage : Bij Hendrick Christoffel Gutteling 1773 - Physical desc. : pp. 3. 438. 8º. Subjects; Bible. Psalms. Dutch. Metrical Versions. States General Version. Scattere, marginal foxing. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 438 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection Complette Des Oeuvres Philosophiques, Littéraires Et Dramatiques.

      London: 1773. - 5 Volumes. 8vo. with half-titles in Vols. II-V. folding table. 10 engraved plates. contemporary mottled calf, gilt backs (several joints cracked, extremties rubbed, a few gatherings foxed). Included are four works which are not by Diderot: Le Code de la Nature by Morelly, Les Principes de Philosophie Morale by Étienne Beaumont, La Justification de Plusieurs Articles de l’Encyclopédie by Abbé Monlinot, and Lettre au P. Berthier sur le Matérialisme by Abbé Coyer. Quérard II 455. Tchemerzine IV 462. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters on the Improvement of the Mind, Addressed to a Young Lady [With:] Miscellanies in Prose and Verse.

      London: J Walter/ E.& C. Dilly, 1773-5. - Hester Chapone (1727-1760) was one of the Bluestockings. She was associated especially with Elizabeth Carter, and Elizabeth Montagu, to whom this work is dedicated, but was also a friend of Samuel Richardson, Frances Burney dÕArblay, and Gilbert White. She came to the attention of Samuel Johnson, who admitted four of her pieces to The Rambler. The publication of Letters on the Improvement of the Mind, (1773), a treatise on female education, brought her fame, if not fortune; she was paid £50 for it. She was paid five times that for Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, which included her early verses, moral essays, and ÒThe Story of Fidelia,Ó first published in The Adventurer (See the Linda V. Troost article in An Encyclopedia of British Women Writers). Three volumes, small octavo. viii, 200; [2], 230; xii, 178, [2, ads] pp. Lacking the half-title to Volume III. Uniformly bound in contemporary mottled calf. Gilt-decorated flat spines with black morocco labels. Binding extremities lightly rubbed, front joints of the first two volumes neatly repaired. Ink signatures of three early women owners. A very good, attractive set. Second edition of the first work, first edition of the second work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Philosophical Works. Methodized, and made English, from the Originals. With occasional notes by Peter Shaw. 3 Bde.,

      London, Knapton, 1773 - LXXIX/603, III-V/602, 26 Bl./590 (recte 594), LXX/632 S. Erste Ausgabe dieser Übersetzung. - Gibson 250. Lowndes 93: This edition does not contain the whole of Lord Bacon’s works. (The translator has extensively altered Lord Bacon’s arrangement by way of improving it.) - Neben der englischen Werkausgabe von 1730 die zweite englische Ausgabe überhaupt. - Die beiden im Bd. I am Ende zwischengeb. Blätter enthalten eine Widmung des Herausgebers Peter Shaw für Horatio Walpole. - Vorsätze mit Exlibris. Vereinzelt etw. fleckig und mit Wurmspuren, Bd. I am Ende wasserrandig. Insgesamt innen sauber. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 3550

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        Plays of William Shakespeare. in 10 volumes

      1773, 1773 - (JOHNSON, Samuel). SHAKESPEARE, William. The Plays of William Shakespeare. In Ten Volumes. With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators; To which are added Notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. With an Appendix. London: Printed for C. Bathurst, J. Beecroft, W. Strahan, J. and F. Rivington, [et al], MDCCLXXIII (1773). Approximately 350 to 500 pages per volume, with frontis to Vol. I. 8vo, full contemporary calf (respined),gilt decorations to spines, dentelles, all edges dyed yellow. Heavy wear to spines with some chipping, hinges cracked, but internally very good. Needs rebinding. the set for 1,500.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Topographische und Chronologische Beschreibung der Pommerschen Kauf- und Handels-Stadt Anklam aus Urkunden und Historischen Nachrichten verfasset und mit einem Anhange des Herrn Pastors J.F. Sprengels zur Kirchen- und Gelehrten Geschichte.

      Greifswald. A.F. Röse (Drucker).1773.. 23 x 17,5 cm. 14 S., 5 Blatt, 614 Seiten, 3 Blatt. Original Leder. d. Zeit stark berieben.. Carl Friedrich Stavenhagen (* 7. Oktober 1723 in Anklam 26. September 1781 in Anklam) war Stadtsekretär und Historiker. Carl Friedrich Stavenhagen wurde als Sohn des Kaufmanns Gottfried Stavenhagen und seiner Ehefrau Regina, geb. Oemichen, in Anklam geboren. Nachweislich studierte er bis 1746 die Rechte an der Universität Halle. 1748 ging er nach Kurland zu nahen Verwandten. Dort wurde er Erzieher der Söhne des Kanzlers Diedrich von Keyserling . Ab 1754 war er wieder in Anklam und wurde Stadtsekretär. 1773 gab er eine Chronik von Anklam heraus, die ihn in Preußen bekannt gemacht hat. Sein Verdienst war es, dass er auf Grund seiner Tätigkeit alle wesentlichen Urkunden auswertete, zusammenfasste und sie chronologisch einordnetete. Er konnte sich dabei auf Materialien stützen, die vor ihm an der Anklamer Geschichte interessierte Persönlichkeiten aufgestellt hatten. Das Buch enthält ein Verzeichnis der 240 Subskribenden , das nachvollziehbar werden lässt, in welchen Kreisen Interesse für dieses stadtgeschichtliche Buch bestand. So wurden 84 Bücher von Einwohnern Anklams subskribiert, davon 36 von Handwerkern. 1777 wurde Stavenhagen Stadtsyndikus. Am 6. Oktober 1756 heiratete er Caroline Sophie von Scheven aus einer Anklamer Gewandschneiderfamilie (Das Schevensche Haus war in der Peenstraße 51 - das spätere Eleonorenstift). Die Geschichte der Brautwerbung hat der aus Anklam stammende Schriftsteller Konrad Maß in seinem Buch "Das Haus Stavenhagen" anschaulich geschildert. Er stammte aus einer angesehenen Patrizierfamilie, deren Vertreter vorwiegend Kaufleute waren. Nach alten Urkunden stammte die Familie aus dem Mecklenburgischen , wahrscheinlich aus der Stadt Stavenhagen . Das Stammhaus des Geschlechts der Stavenhagen war das Haus Markt 21, welches 1896 an den Ein- und Verkaufsverein verkauft und am 29. April 1945 durch deutschen Beschuss zerstört wurde. Die Familie Stavenhagen hatte in der Marienkirche eine Erbbegräbnisstelle. 1934 entdeckten Handwerker in der Marienkirche das Erbbegräbnis der Familie Stavenhagen mit 22 Särgen. Aus der beiliegenden Denkschrift aus dem Jahre 1849 ist ersichtlich, dass die Grabstelle 1773 von der Kirchenbehörde gekauft worden war. (Wikipedia). Titelblatt fehlt, gefalteter Plan der Stadt Anklam. Schwacher Wasserrand im Mittelteil, kaum sichtbar.

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        Costumen van den Lande van Waes [samen gebonden met] Costumen der stede ende lande van Dendermonde [en met] Costumen van den princelicken leen-hove van Dendermonde.

      Petrus de Goesin, Gent 1773 - 3 werken in 1 vol. Lokale wetgeving. 1 vouwplaat in deel I Ref. Vanderhaeghen III, 4512-4514. [8]-164-xii, [8]-70-xvi, [4]-40-x pp. (minor spotting, folding table sl. torn). 1 volumes. Originele kalfslederen band (hoeken licht gedeukt), Rug met 5 nerven en vergulde versiering, rode snede.

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      America [i.e. Philadelphia]: Printed for the Subscribers, by Robert Bell, 1773. - [4],119,[1],xii,155,[1]pp. Contemporary calf, raised bands, gilt morocco label, number "5" stamped on spine. A bit rubbed, three old stains on the front board. Front board lightly warper at foreedge. Lightly tanned, a few light fox marks. A very good copy. This copy bears a 1774 ownership inscription on the titlepage of Thomas Lewis (1718-90), a prominent Virginia planter and Justice of the Peace who was also a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses. The Lewis family of Virginia was very prominent in colonial and Revolutionary- era politics and military affairs, and one of Thomas' brothers, Andrew, served under George Washington in the French and Indian War, fought Indians on the frontier in the 1760s and 1770s, and was a brigadier general in the Continental Army. Another of Thomas' brothers, Charles, was killed serving under Andrew Lewis at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774. This copy also bears the ownership inscription on the titlepage of Charles Lewis (1772-1832), the son of Thomas Lewis. The front pastedown bears the bookplate of Jacob Mohler, and a note in Mohler's hand records that he bought this copy at the sale of Charles Lewis' library on April 10, 1832. The second printing by Robert Bell of this important and influential commentary on Blackstone, published the year after the first edition. Bell first printed these collected works as the fifth volume to the first American edition of Blackstone's COMMENTARIES., published in 1772. He changed the title for this third printing, issued in 1773 as THE PALLADIUM OF CONSCIENCE., perhaps to boost sagging sales numbers. Blackstone's work is considered the definitive pre-Revolutionary source on the Common Law, doing much to define conceptions of personal rights and the relationship between the English citizen and his government. The works collected herein include rejoinders to Blackstone by Joseph Priestley and Philip Furneaux, with Blackstone's responses. They specifically address Blackstone's writings on religious liberty and toleration, and the rights of nonconformists. The philosophical issues addressed in these essays, especially the concepts of personal rights and the obligations of a subject to authority, were obviously of great importance to American colonists in the years just before the outbreak of the Revolution. Thomas Jefferson, for example, had a copy of the present Bell printing of these commentaries. This is underscored by Bell's reference to "petty tyrants" in the title, and his proud designation of "America" as the place of publication. All three printings of this work are bibliographically complex, with leaves printed variously in octavo and quarto formats. A scarce and important consideration of personal liberties, published on the eve of the Revolution. EVANS 12684. NAIP w012870. COHEN 5369. HILDEBURN 2859. ELLER, WILLIAM BLACKSTONE COLLECTION IN THE YALE LAW LIBRARY 256. SABIN 5697. SOWERBY, JEFFERSON'S LIBRARY 2899.

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England.

      Fifth Edition, at the Clarendon Press, Printed for William Strahan., Oxford, 1773. - 4 volumes, 8vo., (8 1/4 x 5 1/2). The first Oxford edition to be published in octavo & also the first to contain the 'Table of precedence' (Eller, p. 4). Bound in old mottled calf (covers), spines elegantly restored with gilt calf & gilt red & black labels done in fine antique style, leather corners repaired, antique style marbled endpapers, gilt dates at bases of spines read 1783 rather than 1773. WITH: Douglas, D. The biographical history of Sir William Blackstone.By a gentleman of Lincoln's-Inn., London, Printed for the author, 1782. Same binding as the Blackstone set,(dated 1782), but lacks portrait, some ink lines, asterisks, etc., in margins. See Eller, p. 104-05. An exceptionally well preserved set of the first octavo edition of this major legal classic, that had world wide legal & political influence. The text is sound, pages are clean, with only a few occasional age spots in the margins. The bindings are in especially fine condition, beautifully executed & gilt. Eller 7 & 252. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Briefe aus Wälchland, über natürliche Merkwürdigkeiten dieses Landes an den Herausgeber derselben Ignatz Edlen von Born.

      - Prag, Wolfgang Gerle, 1773. 8vo (220 x 145mm). pp. (6), 407, (1), with engraved title vignette. Contemporary boards. First edition. A series of letters addressed to Ignaz von Born, describing the mineralogy, mining etc. of Italy. 'His descriptions of the neighbourhood of Naples, and still more his account of the ejected rocks of Vesuvius, are among the finest scientific writings of the eighteenth century' (Zittel p. 41). Ferber describes a.o. the areas of Padua, Venice, Verona, Florence, Rome, Naples, Sicily (Etna), Sienna, Bologna, Livorno, Genua, Turin, Milano. As a result of the present publication Ferber was elected member of the Academy of Sciences of Sienna and of the 'Naturforschenden Gesellschaft' of Berlin. Hoover quotes the French edition of 1776. A fine uncut copy.B.M.(Nat. Hist.) II, 566; Olson, Bibliographia discipuli Linnaei, p. 129. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, printed for William Strahan, Thomas Cadell, and Daniel Prince, 1773 - One of the cornerstones of our legal system, and still regarded as the best general history of English law. In these lectures which he gave as the first Vinerian Professor of Law at Oxford, Blackstone taught (as even his critic Bentham noted) "jurisprudence to speak the language of the scholar and gentleman." Fifth edition and first Oxford octavo edition. 4 vols., 8vo. . Contemporary calf, green and red spine leather spine labels. Covers rubbed, spine a bit dry, heads slightly chipped and joints split, but cords are holding; internally clean and attractive. Bookplate of Gervas Holmes. Rothschild 407; Printing and the Mind of Man 212; Grolier English 52 (First edition) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Los seis libros de S.Juan Chrysostomo sobre el sacerdocio. Traducidos en lengua vulgar, e ilustrados Con Notas Criticas por el padre Phelipe Scio de San Miguel, de las Escuelas Pias. 276,pp. Manque petite marge papier en tête de la page titre, autrement très bel exemplaire. Reliure plein veau de l’époque.

      En Madrid: En la Imprenta de Pedro Marin. Ano de MDCCLXXIII. 1773 - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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