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        The PRINCIPLES Of MECHANICS. Explaining and Demonstrating The General Laws of Motion, the Laws of Gravity, Motion of Descending Bodies, Projectiles, Mechanic Powers, Pendulums, Centers of Gravity, &c. Strength and Stress of Timber, Hydrostatics, and Construction of Machines. A Work Very Necessary to be Known, by All Gentlemen, and Others, that Desire to Have an Insight into the Works of Nature and Art. And Extremely Useful to All Sorts of Artificers; Particularly to Architects, Engineers, Shipwrights, Millwrights, Watchmakers, &c. or Any that Work in a Mechanical Way.

      Printed for G. Robinson,, London: 1773 - 43 fold-out copperplate engravings of divers geometric forms, mechanical devices, &c. General binding wear. Lacks ffep. Some unobtrusive worming to lower margin of first few gatherings [ends with H3]. Occasional foxing. A VG copy. Later tan calf spine over drab paper boards. 4to: A4 a2 B - 2O4. 10-1/2" x 7-3/4". The 3rd edition, Corrected. x, [2], 284, [4] pp. Eratta penulitmate page; last page blank. Untrimmed. Many gatherings unopened. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orlando Furioso

      Baskerville 1773 ARIOSTO Ludovico. Orlando Furioso. Birmingham, Baskerville, 1773. 4 volumi in 8vo; pp.6n.nn., LVIII, 362; 450; 446; 446, 28n.nn. Ritratto dell?autore e 46 illustrazioni a piena pagina incise in rame. Legatura coeva in mezzo marocchino rosso, piatti inquadrati da fregi dorati; doppio tassello ai dorsi con titolo e ricchi fregi in oro. Esemplare fresco di primo tiraggio. Le 46 illustrazioni sono disegnate da G. Cipriani, Moreau le jeune, Eisen, Cochin fils, Monnet, J.B. Greuze ed incise da Bartolazzi, Launay, Longueil, de Ghendt, Prevost, Henriquez, Massard, Simonet, Ponce, Duclos, Martini, Moreau le jeune, Choffard, Helmon. Il ritratto è disegnato da Eisen da un dipinto di Tiziano ed inciso da Fiquet. Cohen, 95; Gamba, 62; Guidi, pag. 111; Agnelli Ravegnani, pp. 204-205: ?Magnifica edizione sia per la bellezza della stampa, sia per le illustrazioni, che la fanno uno dei livres à figures meglio riusciti del XVIII secolo?.

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        Beskrifning öfwer swenska mynt och kongl.

      skåde-penningar, som til denna tid, antingen i stora cabinetter wärkeligen äro gömde, eller i böcker finnas afritade: tillika med efterrättelse om hwad i fremmande länder, med och emot Swerige, under någon stempel utkommit: hwarjemte följer förtekning på de, öfwer inhemske enskilte personer, präglade minnes-märcken. Uppsala, hos Joh. Edman, 1773. 4:o. (16),+ 373,+ (1) s.+ grav. plansch. Bläckstänk på titelbladet, annars enstaka småfläckar. Något nött samtida hfrbd, guldornerad rygg med upphöjda bind och beige titeletikett. Med Harman Kunzes resp. Tomas Grahns exlibris. Ur Brita Malmers bibliotek. Hesse 0508. Setterwall 5038. Warmholtz 7569. Hesse anger 9 preliminärblad, Setterwall och Libris dock 8, liksom här. Vikigt numismatiskt arbete. Antikvarien och sekreteraren i Antikvitetsarkivet Carl Reinhold Berch (1706-77) var som numismatiker kritisk mot föregångarnas tidiga myntbestämmelser och konstaterade att ingen svensk myntning förekommit före kristendomens ankomst till Sverige. Något han dock ej vågar stå för i denna beskrivning, där svenska mynt fortfarande dateras till förkristen tid. Ett supplement och en fortsättning utgavs av Silverstolpe 1825. "Detta arbete öfverträffar vida Brenners Thesaurus, och är för alla Mynt-älskare oumbärligit", ansåg Warmholtz

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        Trial of Lieutenant Joel Abbot by the General Naval Court Martial, Holden on Board the U.S. Ship Independence, at the Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, on Allegations Made Against Him by Capt. David Porter, Navy Commissioner?

      8vo, old pebbled cloth with leather corners, spine lettered in gilt with modern morocco, 164, 72, [1] pp. Corners scuffed, some light foxing, removed library plate, top hinge starting, but still firm, pencil note on title, old number on back of title; else very good. In this significant American legal case, Lt. Joel Abbot, stationed at the Charlestown Navy Yard, accused Capt. Isaac Hull (1773-1843), who commanded the U.S.S. Constitution during the War of 1812, of fraud against the U.S. government. Captain David Porter (1780-1843) investigated the charges, realized that Hull was innocent, and in April 1822 turned around and charged Abbot with libel. Specifically, he was accused of "attempting to take from his superior officer, Capt. Isaac Hull, his good name." Abbot was found guilty and removed from service for two years, and then resumed a somewhat successful naval career, rising to the rank of captain. This work contains a good deal of legal correspondence and questioning. Interestingly, in coverage of Capt. Porter and Capt. Hull in the ANB there does not appear to be any mention of this case in their write-ups. Sabin 96807. ANB.

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        The history of a voyage to the Malouine (or Falkland) Islands, made in 1763 and 1764, under the command of M. de Bouganville, in order to form a settlement there: and of Two Voyages to the Streights of Magellan, with an Account of the Patagonians. Translated from Dom Pernety’s Historical journal, written in French. Illustrated with Copper-Plates

      London: printed for William Goldsmith, Number 24, Pater-Noster Row; and David Steel, Number 1, Union-Row, the Lower-End of the Minories, Little Tower-Hill,, M.DCC.LXXIII. [1773]. Second Edition. Full Calf. Fine. 4to: [4],xvii,[1],294pp, with 16 copper engraved charts (three folding), maps (one folding), and plates (three folding) of native inhabitants and fauna. Period-style speckled calf, spine in six compartments between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece gilt. The Ingleton Copy (Geoffrey and Nan, with their book plate on front paste down), formerly the property of Admiral Phillip P. King (with his initialed annotation on p. 273 and penciled marginalia in his hand, including a slip of notations on laid paper tipped in following p. 264. King, 1791-1856, was an early explorer of the Australian and Patagonian coasts.) An exemplary, wide-margined example in a handsome binding, occasional foxing, a few sporadic stains, else fresh and bright, the charts, maps and plates in fine impressions, properly folded and free of tears. Hill 1328. Sabin 6870. Palau 222526. & Second Edition, translated from the French and reissued from the first English edition sheets of 1771 with new title page (Sabin). Both English issues are considered superior to the French octavo editions of 1769 (Berlin) and 1770 (Paris), and include new charts and plans. After the Treaty of Paris was signed in 1763 ending the Seven Years' War (French and Indian War), Louis Antoine de Bougainville set sail from the port of Saint Malo in northwestern France on the English Channel with a crew of a hundred and fifty people, one of whom, the Benedictine naturalist Antoine-Joseph Pernety, was on board to chronicle the expedition. Bougainville's intent was to establish a colony on the Falklands for the French Canadians (the "Arcadians") who had been expelled from Canada during the French and Indian War and to secure a strategic position for France near the Straits of Magellan on the sea route to the Pacific. (Because his ships and crew originated from St. Malo, Bougainville named the islands the Malouines and planted the French flag at Fort St. Louis on the eastern island in 1764.) At the time, the islands were almost unknown, and Bougainville must have been unaware that the Englishman John Strong had made the first landing in 1690, naming Falkland Sound in honor of Anthony Cary, 5th Viscount of Falkland, Treasurer of the British Navy. Pernety also described a subsequent expedition, in 1765, during which the French encountered a British squadron under John Byron, who reasserted possession of the Falklands on behalf of Britain, nearly sparking the outbreak of war between Great Britain and Spain, which claimed the archipelago as part of Spanish Patagonia. And so began the Falklands controversy. By the time Pernety’s account was first published in 1769, Bougainville had dismantled the French colony during his circumnavigation of 1766-1769 in response to Spanish protests. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Observations concerning the distinction of ranks in society / by John Millar

      London : Printed for J. Murray 1773 - Physical description; [4],xxii,312p. With a half-title. Contents; Of the rank and condition of women in different ages--Of the jurisdiction and authority of a father over his children--Of the authority of a chief over the members of a tribe or village -- Of the power of a sovereign over an extensive society--Of the authority of a master over his servants. Subjects; Sociology - Early works to 1800. Social classes. Women - Social conditions. Patriarchy. Tribal government. Monarchy. Related item referenced by: References: Higgs, H. Bibl. of economics : 5330n. Goldsmiths'-Kress library of economic literature, no. 10953. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 312 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The English hero : Or, Sir Francis Drake reviv'd. Being a full account of the dangerous voyages, admirable adventures, notable discoveries, and magnanimous atchievements [sic.] of that valiant and renowned commander I. His voyage in 1572, to nombre de dios in the West-Indies, where they saw a pile of bars of silver near 70 foot long, 10 foot broad, and 12 foot high. II. His incompassing the whole world in 1577, which he performed in two years and ten months ...

      Edinburgh : Printed by Alex. M'Caslan, and sold at his shop, opposite to the Chapel of Ease, Cross Causeway, MDCCLXXIII, 1773. 1st Edition. Physical desc.: 113,[3]p.; 12°. Referenced by; ESTC citation no.: N30907. Subject: Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596 - Journeys - Early works to 1800. Final 3 pages contain contents summary. Worm-holed. Lacks the portrait. The contents for chapters I-IV are partial only; the text is complete. Full, contemporary aniline calf, very good. Professionally and period-sympathetically re-cased with raised bands and the title blocked direct in gilt. A good copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        [Commentarius Historicus Et Dogmaticus De Sacramentis, in Genere Et in Specie, Quo Defenduntur Veritates Catholicæ Contra Antiquos Et Recentiores Hæreticos: . ... His Adduntur Dissertationes De Censuris, De Irregularitatibus, Et De Indulgentiis, Exactæ Ad Veterem Et Hodiernam Ecclesiæ Disciplinam. Auctore Gaspare Juenin

      Venetiis : Sumptibus Societatem [Sic], 1773. Editio novissima Veneta post sextam Lugdunensem. Ab innumeris mendis sedulo expurgata. Printed with 2 columns per page. Half-title: Juenin De sacrementis in genere, et specie. Editio novissima Veneta post sextam Lugdunensem. Physical desc. : XX, 602, [1] p. ; fol. Subject: Sacraments - Catholic Church - Early works to 1800. Language: Latin. Very good in the original full [limp] vellum. Minor generalized wear to extremities of covers, with insignificant external stamps and dust-dulling. Internally, altogether clean and quite sound. A very good copy. Scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        [Three voyages:] An Account of the Voyages … for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere…;

      London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell; & G. Nicol and T. Cadell, , 1773-85. A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World …; A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean … 9 volumes, 8 quarto text volumes (397 × 230 mm), and folio atlas (565 × 400 mm) of plates and maps to accompany the third voyage. Text volumes in early nineteenth-century tree calf, dark tan and bottle green labels to the spine, spine gilt in compartments, oval decorative device within foliate corner-pieces, gilt panelling to the boards, yellow edge-stain; atlas volume in matching half calf on marbled boards. All volumes with the elaborate gilt lighthouse device of the Northern Light Board at the heads of the spines. First voyage with 52 plates, maps and charts, many folding and backed with linen; second with engraved portrait frontispiece by Basire after Hodges and 63 plates, charts and maps, some folding, similarly backed, folding letterpress table at p. 364; third with 87 engraved plates, charts and maps, some folding, letterpress table in vol. II, bound without the supplementary "Death of Cook" plate. A little rubbed, particularly at the spines, skilfully restored and remaining attractive, some foxing and browning to the plates as usual, but a handsome set. Second, fourth, and second editions respectively. A complete set of the official accounts of Captain Cook's three voyages around the world. "Cook did more to clarify the geographical knowledge of the southern hemisphere than all his predecessors had done together. He was the first really scientific navigator and his voyages made great contributions to many fields of knowledge" (Hill). His contributions to the advancement of knowledge were widely recognised in his own time. During his third voyage, when Britain and America were at war, Benjamin Franklin, who had met Cook in London and was then serving as the Colonies' representative at the court in Paris, wrote a general laissez passer for the expedition, requesting that the American and French fleets leave them unmolested, declaring that "The increase of geographical knowledge facilitates the communication between distant nations in the exchange of useful products and manufactures and the extension of arts whereby the common enjoyments of human life are multiply'd and augmented, and science of other kinds encreas'd to the benefit of mankind in general." Cook's many discoveries resulted in British claims in Alaska, British Columbia, Oregon, Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii, the last of which he regarded as his most valuable discovery but where he met his death. "He also suggested the existence of Antarctic land in the southern ice ring, a fact which was not proved until the explorations of the nineteenth century" (PMM).

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        Instructions Militaires Concernant La Petite Guerre / Par Le Sr. De Vernier

      Basle : Jean Schweighauser, 1773. 1st Edition. Description: 107 p. ; 14 cm. Subjects: Militia, regulation --Rules of engagement Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked half-cloth over marble boards with gilt spine label attached. Panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression

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        Tractatus de vestigiis gnosticorum in Novo Testamento frustra quaesitis

      Lipsiae: n.p., 1773. Hardcover. Board edges and corners gently worn; some leaves slighlty foxed; overall Very Good(+) in a tight binding.. Small octavo in half calf and brown marbled paper re-backed boards ; ornaments and title in gilt to spine; sewn; [xvi], 253, [17] p. 20 cm. "Index Locorum Scripturae Sacrae, quae ex instituto vel obiter illustrantur" [7 p] ; "Index rerum et verborum memorabilium" [8 p] ; "Corrigenda" [2 p]. Probably a Spanish binding. In Latin with a great deal of Greek, as well as some Hebrew and Arabic. Exlibris with presentation bookplate of "Burrowes Library. San Francisco Theological Seminary of the Presbyterian Church, Presented by the Rev. Geo. Burrowes". Gift inscription to Burrowes from "his friend and brother in the gospel, Samuel Beachdown [?], Bridgetown, N.J., May 26th '39". Also two smaller library stamps of the Seminary. A legitimately deaccessioned copy although lacking a deaccession stamp. Scarce. Burrowes was a founder of the San Francisco Theological Seminiary now located in San Anselmo. || Christianity ; Gnosticism. New Testament Studies. Biblical Language Studies (historical linguistics)

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        Tratado de los Granos y modo de molerlos con economía: de la conservacion de estos y de las harinas. Escrito en Frances por Mr. Beguillet. Extractado y traducido con notas y un suplemento por D. Felipe Marescalchi.

      - PUBLICACIÓN: Madrid : Imp. de B. Cano, 1786DIMENSIONES : 210 x 150 mm. 4º.DESCRIPCIÓN: [6] h., 571, [1] p. XXIII Láminas. Texto en francés.PROCEDENCIA: Pósito de Segovia, según anotación manuscrita. Este libro se compró con caudal de este pósito de Segovia, y para instrucción de la junta de intervención de él. el que costó cincuenta Reales de Vellón, siendo corregidos Dn, Antonio Gozalez Alameda, comisario.quatro de marzo de mil ochocientos y siete.ENCUADERNACIÓN: Plena piel. Tejuelo para título. Guardas decoradas al agua.NOTAS: Traducido del original Traité de la connaissance générale des grains et de la mouture par économie, Dijon, 1773.La obra contiene la manera de moler los granos con el menor gasto, la maquinaria y la contrucción de diversas variedades de molinos por el historiados y agrónono M. Béguillet, abogado en el Parlamento francés, Primer notario de los Estados de Bourgogne.Los grabados de gran calidad y maestría, recogen los detalles de los molinos, piedras y otros aspectos relacionados con elñ molido del grano.Rara obra relativa al desarrollo económico y social rural en Francia, quecontó con su impacto en España, con la traducción y puesta a disposición de los técnicos españoles a principios del siglo a finales del siglo XVIII.CONSERVACIÓN: Texto limpio. Láminas con restauraciones de época. Encuadernación rozada. Año: 1786

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        Eight pieces of Colonial Currency: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Annapolis Provincial Convention

      var.: var., 1773-1777. Good. Eight examples of Colonial Currency printed from 1773-1777. Condition varies from fine to poor.& Pennsylvania October 1, 1773, 50 shillings. 13 George III. Fine example.& Maryland, April 19, 1774, One Third of a Dollar. Soiled and worn at edges with loss affecting borders. & New Jersey, March 25, 1776. 18 pence. 14 George III. Worn and folded; a good copy. & New Jersey, March 25, 1776. 6 shillings. 14 George III. Fine copy. & New Jersey, March 25, 1776. 6 shillings. 14 George III. Worn and nearly separated at folds. & Delaware State May 1, 1777. Ten Shillings. Worn at fold but a good copy.& Pennsylvania Common-Wealth April 10, 1777. 18 Pence. Lightly worn but a good copy.& Maryland December 7, 1775. One Dollar (4s6d). Separated at the fold and stitched; worn.&

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        An Abridgment of Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer

      1773. Burn, Richard [1709-1785]. Greenleaf, Joseph [1720-1810], Editor. An Abridgment of Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. To Which is Added, An Appendix, Containing Some General Rules and Directions Necessary to be Known and Observed by All Justices of the Peace. Boston: Printed For, And Sold By, Joseph Greenleaf, 1773. [viii], 386, [2] pp. Includes two-page publisher advertisement. Quarto (8-1/2" x 7"). Contemporary sheep, rebacked retaining original spine with raised bands and lettering piece, hinges mended, spine ends restored. Moderate rubbing and minor scuffing to boards, some offsetting to margins of endleaves, very light browning to text. Early owner signature (J. Rowe/ Sept 16. 1776) to title page, interior otherwise clean. A handsome copy. * Only American edition and the only abridgement of a legal treatise printed in America before the Revolution. Richard Burn was an attorney and antiquarian who edited the ninth, tenth, and eleventh editions of Blackstone's Commentaries. His Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer (1755) was perhaps his most important work. Holdsworth considered it to be one of the best treatments of the subject, an opinion shared by Burn's contemporaries, both in England and in the colonies. The "best proof that his book...was accepted as the leading text-book on that topic is the number of editions through which it passed.... It deserved its success. Burn carefully abridged the statutes, and stated the manner in which their clauses had been interpreted by the courts. His treatment of the criminal law was based upon a thorough study of the works of Coke, Hale, and Hawkins." Greenleaf explains the nature of his abridgement in the preface: "The London edition takes in the whole practice of England and Scotland, this renders it both bulky and dear. The circle of a justices business in those places is vastly extensive, and is founded chiefly on acts of the British parliament, which can never have any relation to this colony" [i]. Greenleaf also added an appendix of forms and general rules and directions for American courts. Holdsworth, A History of English Law XII:332-333. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8325.

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        Abridgement of Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. To Which is Added An Appendix, Containing Some General Rules and Directions Necessary to be Known and Observed By All Justices of the Peace

      Boston: Joseph Greenleaf., 1773. ...386pp., 2 pages ads...PRINTED FOR AND SOLD BY JOSEPH GREENLEAF...PREFACE BY J. GREENLEAF...BURN'S MOST IMPORTANT WORK...FIRST AND ONLY AMERICAN EDITION...FIRST AND ONLY ABRIDGEMENT OF A LEGAL TREATISE PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES BEFORE THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION...Original ad page chipped and replaced. Embossed leather remarkably good for its age, worn and minor stains. Spine label partially missing. . Leather.. Very Good. 8vo.

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        THE PLACID MAN: OR, MEMOIRS OF SIR CHARLES BEVILLE

      London, J. Dodsley, 1773.. 2 volumes, complete set, second edition, with additions, 1773. 12mo, approximately 175 x 100 mm, 6¾ x 4 inches, woodcut tailpieces, pages xii, 223, (1); viii, 247, (1), bound in full contemporary calf, gilt rules to spines, gilt volume numbers and gilt lettered title labels, gilt edges to covers. Spines darkened, hinges starting to crack at top and bottom, covers holding firmly, corners just slightly rubbed, 3 slight scrapes to lower cover of Volume II, armorial bookplate inside upper covers, small closed tear to edge of front endpaper in Volume II, a couple of small pale spots to 1 margin, otherwise contents clean, bindings tight and firm. A good set of a rare early novel. The Rev. Charles Jenner (bap. 1736, d. 1774), educated at Cambridge was known as a poet and writer. He won the Seatonian prize at Cambridge for poems on sacred subjects in 1767 and 1768, but also turned his attention to prose narrative at about this time with Letters from Altamont (1767) and Letters from Lothario (1769). The Placid Man, first published in 1770, is his only full length novel "and in this he departed from the epistolary technique and followed Henry Fielding, to whom he clearly states his allegiance early on in the proceedings, in telling his story from the viewpoint of an omniscient narrator who not only recounts the incidents but also takes time to air his views on a variety of related subjects, especially in the introductory chapter to each book of the novel... (It) takes much from the conventions of contemporary sentimental fiction, in both form and content. Interpolated narratives turn up at irregular intervals, causing one contemporary critic to complain that ‘the digressions are too numerous’, although he conceded that ‘many of them are instructive and entertaining’ (ODNB). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        Dictionnaire Portatif, Francois Et Hollandois ... Et Augmentee ... Dictionnaire Portatif, François Et Hollandois ... Huitième Édition, Corrigée ... Et Augmentée ... (Neder-Duitsch En Fransch Woorden-Boek)

      Abraham Blusse En Zoon, 1773. 1773 Edition. Subjects: MARIN, Pieter. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt-titled spine, raised bands with gilt-decoration. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Instructions for a Young Lady, In Every Sphere and Period of Life. Containing I. A Mother's Advice to her Daughters. II. Two Letters to a Lady upon the subject of Religion, by a Clergyman. III. A Letter to a Young Lady on her Marriage. IV. An Epistle upon the Cultivate of Taste. V. Fables for the Female Sex

      Printed by A. Donaldson Edinburgh: Printed by A. Donaldson? 1773 Donaldson first published this work by Pennington (d. 1783) in 1770, with other editions appearing in 1772 and 1777. The "Epistle upon the Cultivation of Taste" is addressed to "Miss C---- of E----" (presumably Edinburgh) and is in rhyming couplets and dated "Dumfries, Oct. 30 1757" at the end. Contemporary calf, gilt red leather spine label. . Twelvemo. Front joint cracked, but sound. Binding extremities lightly worn. A good, clean copy. Emily Plaskin states in the Oxford DNB that this is "a curious combination of conduct manual and scandalous memoir. In it she states that she was left motherless at nineteen and raised by a distant father who neglected her social education?Pennington's text is first used to defend her conduct and then develops into an advice manual similar to those produced by George Savile, marquis of Halifax (1633-1695), Anne-Thérèse, marquise de Lambert, Hester Chapone and Hannah More.

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        Anweisung für diejenigen, welche die Gicht haben, enthaltend practische Beobachtungen über die Behandlung der Patienten in der verschiedenen Zeitpunkten dieser Krankheit und den Mitteln, den heftigen Paroxysmen vorzubeugen, die dem menschlichen Geschlechte so schrecklich sind.,

      Hamburg und Güstrow, Buchenröder und Ritter, 1773 - Erstausgabe, aus dem Englischen ins Deutsche übersetzt, 90 Seiten, unregelmässig aufgeschnitten, wasserfleckig, in edlem Leder neu gebunden, gold-geprägte Rückentitel."Der Verfasser schickt einige Anmerkungen über die Natur und Ursachen dieser Krankheit, wovon schon soviel geschrieben worden, voraus. Man suchte vormals die Ursache derselben entweder im Blute, oder in der Galle, oder im Schleim, und liess in ersten Fällen zur Ader, in allen drei Fällen aber brauchte man starke Abführungsmittel und erwärmende stomachalische Arzneien" (Neueste critische Nachrichten, Band 2 von Johann Carl Dähnert 1776). RAR! in: "Catalogus bibliothecae medicae Cornelii Henrici Roy" #10441 (1830) k6d Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Judgment of Whole Kingdoms and Nations Concerning the Rights

      1773. Somers [Sommers], Lord [John] [1651-1716], Attributed. Defoe, Daniel [1661?-1731], Attributed. Dunton, John [1659-1733], Attributed. The Judgment of Whole Kingdoms and Nations, Concerning the Rights, Power, and Prerogative of Kings, And the Priviledges, & Properties of the People: Shewing the Nature of Government in General, Both from God and Man. An Account of the British Government; And the Rights and Priviledges of the People in the Time of the Saxons, And Since the Conquest. The Government Which God Ordain'd Over the Children of Israel; And That All Magistrates and Governors Proceed From the People, By Many Examples in Scripture and History; And the Duty of Magistrates From Scripture and Reason. An Account of Eleven Emperors, And Above Fifty Kings, Depriv'd for Their Evil Government. The Right of the People and Parliament of Britain, To Resist and Deprive Their Kings for Evil Government, By King Henry's Charter; And Likewise in Scotland, By Many Examples.... Philadelphia: Re-Printed by John Dunlap, 1773. viii, 9-156, [1] pp. Includes one-page publisher advertisement. Octavo (7" x 4"). Recent period-style speckled calf, blind fillets to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light browning to text, heavier browning to outer margins, internally clean. A handsome copy. * Eleventh edition, corrected. This highly popular tract was first published in 1709 with the title Vox Dei, Being True Maxims of Government. Somers, a barrister of the Middle Temple, was Lord Chancellor of England and the author of The Security of Englishmen's Lives (1681), a tract on juries and one's right to a jury trial. The present work outlines the development of English freedoms, and calls for religious freedom, resistance to tyranny and a limited monarchy. It found a ready audience in the colonies on the eve of the American Revolution and was issued by presses in Boston, Newport and Philadelphia. This work is attributed sometimes to John Dunton or Daniel Defoe. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 6371.

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        Mémoire sur les opinions qui partagent les militaires, suivi du Traité des armes défensives, corrigé & augmenté.

      Paris, Claude-Antoine Jombert, 1773, - 2 titres en un vol. in-8, XXII-[2]-126-78 pp., avec un Supplément chiffré 195-216, et 4 pl. dépl., veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, simple filet doré sur les coupes, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Bon exemplaire.Edition originale de la première partie, qui forme une discussion des opinions en cours sur la tactique et l'artillerie (elle sera rééditée en 1783). - La seconde partie, le Traité des armes défensives, avait déjà paru en 1763, sous un autre titre. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque de Shirburn Castle, avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Historia del Señor Cardenal Don Francisco Ximenez de Cisneros. Traducida por el Doctor Don Miguel Franco de Villalva

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, 1773. 4to.; XX-496 pp. Encuadernación en piel de la época con tejuelo.

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        Die neusten Offenbarungen Gottes in Briefen und Erzählungen. Zweyter Theil. [Von Carl Friedrich Bahrdt].,

      Riga: bey Johann Friedrich Hartknoch 1773 - (4), 376 Seiten. Carl [Karl] Friedrich Bahrdt (1741-1792) war ein deutscher evangelischer Theologe und Schriftsteller im Zeitalter der Aufklärung. "Er wirkte nach philosophischen, theologischen und philologischen Studien in Leipzig, zunächst in orthodoxem Sinne als Repetent seines Vaters, seit 1761 als Privatdozent und seit 1766 als außerordentlicher Professor der geistlichen Philologie, daneben als beliebter Kanzelredner an der Peterskirche und als biblischexegetischer Schriftsteller. Wegen seines liederlichen Lebenswandels und als Anhänger der biblizistisch-neologischen Richtung konnte er sich in Leipzig, später in Erfurt und Gießen nicht halten. [.] Seit 1779 hielt er in Halle stark besuchte philologische und philosophische Vorlesungen und produzierte, nunmehr den Offenbarungsglauben aufgebend und das Christentum ganz naturalistisch ausdeutend, zahllose Schriften theologisch-moralischer Art, Lehrbücher, Übersetzungen aus dem Lateinischen, aber auch - größtenteils anonym - oft frivole belletristische Werke, freche Satiren, Streitschriften u. a. Er griff damit, zuletzt unter dem Einfluß der französischen Revolution - für diese Entwicklung durchaus typisch - als radikaler Demokrat auch auf das politische und soziale Gebiet über. [.]" (ADB, S. 772-774) - Einband leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt. Leder auf Vordeckel stärker beschabt mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Ecken leicht bestoßen. Dezenter Besitzervermerk in Tinte auf dem Titelblatt. Wenige Seiten mit kleineren braunen Flecken. - Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 990 Kl. 8° (15,5 x 10 cm). Lederband der Zeit auf 5 Bünden und dezenter Rückenvergoldung. sowie rot gefärbtem Schnitt. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Armstrong (Alexander and Mostyn John)] Plan of the City, Castle and Suburbs of Edinburgh.

      [London: A. & M.J. Armstrong, 1773] . 51x69 cms. (45x52½ cms. to plate-mark), fine engraved plan by Thomas Kitchin on a scale of one inch to 500 feet Cowan 13a. Includes the projected New Town according to Craig's plan as far as Queen Street, with some buildings at the East End extant, and the southern suburbs to the Meadows. Issued as an inset in the lower right corner of the Armstrongs' map of the Lothians, but with an established separate existence as recorded in Cowan's Maps of Edinburgh 1544-1929.

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        The Man of the World

      two volumes, contemporary full-leather, re-spined, raised bands, leather labels, corners badly rubbed, some off-setting and tanning as usual, small paper defect to one leaf volume II resulting in the loss of several letters, good. intrigue, gambling, seduction, robbery, Newgate, an infamous Baronet etc; first edition; 340 and 251 pages plus errata Garside, Raven and Schowerling 1773:36 - for W Strahan 1773

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        The History of Ireland from the Invasion of Henry II With a Preliminary Discourse on the Antient State of That Kingdom'

      London: J. Nourse, et al., 1773. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Large 4to. 3 volumes. First editions. (52),lvi, 388;(4),516;(4),664,(30)pp. Index. Contemporary polished calf. Spines in 6 compartments with raised bands with simple gilt rules; red morocco lettereing labels, gilt. Hinges neatly and nearly invisibly repaired; some scuffing and wear to the edges and corners; chipping at spine tips; the first and last few pages have marginal offsets from the leather turn-ins, but essentially a very good copy. ESTC T135878.

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        Historiae antiquissimae Comitatus Benthemiensis libri tres ... Accedit codex diplomatum et documentorum

      Hannover, Johann Wilhelm Schmidt 1773. 26 cm. 2 Bände in 1. 16, 320, (2), 398 Seiten mit 1 gestochenen Frontispiz, 8 Kupfertafeln und 1 Stammtafel. Festeinband, Pappband der Zeit - Grotefend, Osnabr. 103 - ADB XIV, 696 - Harren / Scholübbers 4031 - Voort / Titz S. 59 - "... eine nach dem damaligen Stande der Wissenschaft sehr anerkennenswerte Leistung" (ADB). Enthält neben der Geschichte der Grafschaft Bentheim als Beilage ein Urkundenbuch mit 181 Urkunden im Volldruck aus der Zeit von ca. 726 - 1421. Als Quellen dienten Drucke und Originale, besonders aus dem Bentheimer Archiv. Frontispiz mit der Ansicht der Burg Bentheim von L. Hering, Kupfertafeln mit Urkunden und Siegeln. Rücken restauriert, unbeschnittenes, breitrandiges Exemplar. - Sprache / Language: Lateinisch / Latin -

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        De Separatione Tori Conjugalis Tam Nullo Existente, Seu Soluto

      1773. Cosci, Cristoforo. De Separatione Tori Conjugalis Tam Nullo Existente, Seu Soluto, Quam Salvo Vinculo Matrimonii, Ejusque Effectibus. Cum Summariis, & Indice Locupletissimo. Rome: Ex Typographia Salvioni, 1773. viii, 443, [1] pp. Folio (13-1/2" x 9"). Contemporary three-quarter vellum over patterned boards, gilt fillets and title to spine, marbled edges. Light soiling, some rubbing to extremities with wear to corners, Title printed in red and black, large copperplate printer device, attractive woodcut initials, head-pieces and tail-pieces. Light toning to text, internally clean. Ex-seminary library. Shelf label to foot of spine, embossed stamp to title page. An attractive copy. * First edition. A fascinating canon law treatise dealing with marriage, separation and divorce. Two additional volumes containing commentaries and the decisions of the Rota Romana were appended to this work in 1779. The work as a whole was reprinted in 1856. OCLC locates a total of 8 copies of all editions (apparently including the supplementary volumes). Ferreira-Ibarra, The Canon Law Collection of the Library of Congress 1607.

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        Orlando Furioso.

      1773 - 4 volumes. 4to., engraved portrait and 46 plates after Cipriami, Moreaud le jeune, Eisen, Cochin, Monnet, and Gruize. Engraved by Bartolozzi, Duclos, Ponce etc. Some off-setting from the plates onto the text. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, yellow fore and lower edges (a few scratches to the covers and with the spines slightly darkened).Birmingham: G. Baskerville, 1773, Gaskell 48b, The issue with five lines of errata at the foot of the last leaf of subscribersA very handsome set of Ariosto's great Italian epic poem.Gaskell notes that the same setting of the type was also used for an edition in octavo format. Our copy is dated 1773 on the title-page.Provenance: Charles Hoare, contemporary oval engraved bookplate on the front pastedown.

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        INFORMAZIONE ALLI FORESTIERI DELLE COSE NOTABILI DELLA CITTÀ, E STATO DI BOLOGNA

      LONGHI, Francesco M. 1773 Anonimo - In Bologna, LONGHI, Francesco M. In-8° piccolo, m. pelle ottocentesca con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. 190, (2), iv pp. (comprese le giunte e correzioni), con una testata incisa in legno raffigurante un piccolo prospetto della città e una grande tavola ripiegata f.t. (37,6 x 42,4 cm.) incisa in rame da Pio Panfili raffigurante una pianta di Bologna contornata da 4 vedutine del Palazzo della Mercanzia, dell' Istituto delle Scienze, Palazzo della Zecca, monumento a Nettuno, e Palazzo d' Accursio, compresa la legenda in basso. Ottimo esemplare dell' edizione originale di grande rarità. Frati, 8065. Zucchini, Catalogo critico delle guide di Bologna, p. 11.

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        An Historical Account of all the Voyages Round the World Performed by English Navigators Captain Cooks first voyage

      London: F Newberry, 1773. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Vol. 3 & 4 only of 4. Included is a full account of Captain Cooks first voyage + several voyages by Byron. Wallis. Carteret and Bougainville. from 1764-1771 + the Journal of a Voyage to the North Pole by the Hon. Commodore Phipps. and Captain Lutwidge. Quarter period calf leather bindings. 8vo. [2]/ 470 pages. [1]/ 364 pages + 2 pages of adverts + 118 page suppliment. Lacks maps? and illustrations? Front board on vol. 4 is only held on with a little bit of string. Rear board is loose. Spines and covers are very worn and damaged. Only very minor foxing internally. Title page of vol. 3 some what soiled.

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

      London,: S. Parkinson,, 1773.. Quarto, with frontispiece portrait, a map and 26 plates; occasional light marking but a large and attractive copy, top edge gilt, others completely uncut, finely bound in full speckled tan calf. London, Printed for Stanfield Parkinson, the Editor, 1773. First edition: a large, uncut copy with the bookplate of William Charles De Mefun, Earl Fitzwilliam.This is the most handsome of the unofficial accounts of Cook's first voyage. Engaged by Banks as botanical artist on the Endeavour, Parkinson produced an enormous number of magnificent botanical and natural history drawings of Tahiti, New Zealand and Australia. At the end of the voyage, en route from Batavia to the Cape of Good Hope, he died of a fever.His manuscripts and drawings became a matter of dispute: Banks considered that they were his, while Parkinson's brother Stanfield claimed them under the provisions of his brother's will. When Hawkesworth learned of the impending publication of this work, he got an injunction to delay its appearance until some time after his official account, and retaliated by deliberately omitting Parkinson's name from the narrative: even the botanical illustrations in the official account have no credit to the artist.Parkinson himself was responsible for the original drawings for twenty-three of the twenty-seven plates here. His original artwork and these engravings made from it are one of the chief visual sources for Cook's first voyage, and one of the first views European observers had of such South Pacific scenes. Parkinson's journal also has some of the earliest natural history observations on the region, and contains the first published use of the word kangaroo (as "kangooroo", p. 149).Bagnall, 4466; Beaglehole, I, pp. ccliii-cclv; Beddie, 712; Davidson, 'A Book Collector's Notes', pp. 54-56; Hill, pp. 223-4; Hocken, p. 12; Holmes, 7; Kroepelien, 944; O'Reilly-Reitman, 371.

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        Giornata Villereccia Poemetto in tre Canti

      Parma: Stamperia Reale, 1773. Octavo. (viii), 62 pp. Illustrated with an engraved title-page and three engraved vignettes at the opening of each Canto. An early title from this celebrated Italian press. Brooks shows the title-page in his bibliography. Bound in contemporary stiff wrappers that have been rebacked at an early time. Some wear and fading to wrappers, minor soiling interior, and a hole in one leaf not affecting text. Overall a nice copy of a scarce Bodoni production.

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        MANUEL DES MARINS OU EXPLICATION DES TERMES DE MARINE TOME I & II

      1773. Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Sailors Handbook, explanation of the nautical terms. Two volumes bound as one. Calf leather binding, raised bands to spine, brown title label with gilt title to top of spine, gilt decoration between bands of spine. Marbled endpapers. Text in French. Leather boards marked, edges worn exposing board. Front and rear hinge pulled. Some annotation to verso of half-title page and index page. Text block a little marked. Some scattered foxing and margin marks as to be expected in a book almost 250 years old. A very nice copy of a scarce antiquarian book. Text in French. [S]

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        Agathon [Geschichte Des Agathon] - [Complete in 4 Volumes]

      Leipzig Bey Weidmanns Erben Und Reich, 1773. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : 4 v. : fronts. ; 8°. Engraved title vignettes. Title followed by motto: Quid virtus et quid sapientia possit. Language: German. Subject: German literature - Fiction - 18th century. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a contrasting gilt-blocked Morocco lable. An exceptional set, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        Remarques sur quelques articles de l'Essai général de tactique.

      Chez les Freres Reycends,, A Turin, 1773 - Pp. 171 (1). Unito a: (SILVA) Considérations sur la guerre présente entre les Russes et les Turcs A Turin, Reycends, '1773. Pp. (4) 85 (3). Con tre grandi tavole ripiegate fuori testo. Due opere in un volume di cm. 19,5. Solida legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana, dorso liscio con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro su tassello. Tagli rossi. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Edizione originale ed unica per entrambe le opere. La prima si traduce in una critica del trattato di Guibert (1722), la seconda è un trattato riguardante le ostilità tra Russi e Turchi che si concluderà con il trattato di Kutchuk.

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        The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and Other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church According to the Use of the Church of Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David

      Dublin: Executors of David Hay, Assignee of the Late Boulter Grierson, 1773. Common Prayer WITH Companion to the Altar WITH Psalms - a-b8, A-Oo8; A-C8; A-E8. Contemporary full morocco, smooth back, divided into six panels, with varying centre pieces and corner pieces, covers with gilt greek key border, double panel design and flower corner pieces, gilt roll to edges, a.e.g. with combed marbled endpapers. Rubbed to extremities, spine faded, corners worn. Lightly browned internally, signature Z lightly foxed, small nick to bottom margin of M4, with a small newspaper cutting stitched to Q2v, previous owners names to ffep. Includes the 'Irish Rebellion' prayers. The binding is almost certainly Irish. Griffith 1773 (6). Reprint. Full Morocco. Good+. 8vo.

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        The Present state of music in Germany, the Netherlands, and United Provinces. Or, the journal of a tour through those countries, undertaken to collect materials for a general history of music

      London: T. Becket and Co., J. Robson, G. Robinson, 1773. First Edition. 8vo. 2 volumes. Volume I. pp. viii, 376. Volume II. pp. vi, [2], 352. (p. vi in volume 2 should probably be numbered iv). “Advertisement” and errata leaves are bound after the title page in volume 2. Library stamp on upper portion of the title page in each volume (and a number stamped lightly on verso). Bound in modern half-calf with marbled boards. Interior is generally clean; pages are mildly age toned with an occasional touch of light foxing; a couple of faint corner creases present; a small marginal tear on p. 157 of volume 2 is neatly sealed. Some spots of light staining present on outer edge of text block. Charles Burney (1726-1814) was an English musician and composer. In 1773 he was elected a member of the Royal Society. According to Andrew Deakin’s Musical Bibliography “The tour of which this book is the fruit was commenced in July, 1772. Dr. Burney visited Brussels, Antwerp, Frankfort, Munich, Vienna, Prague, Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin, and many other cities, forming friendships with the Bach family, J.A. Hiller, and other masters, who furnished him with numberless details about the early and later state of music.” [Deakin, Musical Bibliography, p.47; ESTC T104544].

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        Eight pieces of Colonial Currency: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Annapolis Provincial Convention

      var.: var., 1773-1777. Good. Eight examples of Colonial Currency printed from 1773-1777. Condition varies from fine to poor. Pennsylvania October 1, 1773, 50 shillings. 13 George III. Fine example. Maryland, April 19, 1774, One Third of a Dollar. Soiled and worn at edges with loss affecting borders. New Jersey, March 25, 1776. 18 pence. 14 George III. Worn and folded; a good copy. New Jersey, March 25, 1776. 6 shillings. 14 George III. Fine copy. New Jersey, March 25, 1776. 6 shillings. 14 George III. Worn and nearly separated at folds. Delaware State May 1, 1777. Ten Shillings. Worn at fold but a good copy. Pennsylvania Common-Wealth April 10, 1777. 18 Pence. Lightly worn but a good copy. Maryland December 7, 1775. One Dollar (4s6d). Separated at the fold and stitched; worn.

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        New American Practical Navigator?

      Large 8vo, handsomely rebound in modern leather with spine label, 13 plates, including folding map, plus additional folding table, 460 [2], 1pp.Normal aging and foxing; a very nice copy. Bowditch (1773-1838) was born in Salem, Massachusetts, and after spending nine years at sea, and after finding so many errors in Morris's work on navigation, he produced his own title on the subject. First published in 1802, his American Practical Navigator was immenslley popular. He would publish ten editions during his lifetme, but many other editions would be published, and in 1867 it would become a U.S. Government publication. It continues to be a highly respected encylopedia of navigation.

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        Fables Nouvelles.

      The Hague (et se trouve a Paris) : Chez Delalain... 1773 . Second Edition - second issue of vol.1. Large Paper. (227 x 140mm)2 vols in one, 8vo, eng. front., xxii, [2], eng. pl., pp [1]-176, eng. pl., eng. title to vol.2, pp [179]-309, [3]pp, the second copy of the plate (facing title of vol 2) from an ordinary paper copy, a few deckle edges towards the end and penultimate leaf slightly frayed, 19th century French mottled calf, gilt borders and spine, morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers, sound. The illustrations consist of:- 2 frontispieces by Marillier engraved by de Ghendt, a plate by Marillier engraved by de Launay ( repeated in vol.2), a vignette on the printed title to vol.1, 99 headpieces and 99 tailpieces all by Marillier and engraved by various engravers. "Cet ouvrage... est le chef d'Ïuvre de Marillier" - Cohen de Ricci. The fine FŸrstenberg/SchŠfer copy sold recently was 19mm shorter that ours. At page ii of the preliminaries there is an "Avis sur cette edition" which reads, in part "En relisant le TraitŽ de Locke sur l'Education, j'y ai trouvŽ ce passage : Lorsqu'un Enfant commence ˆ savoir lire, je crois qu'on ne peut lui donner un meilleur Livre que des Fables, qui puisse ˆ la fois le divertir et l'occuper. Si d'ailleurs chaque Fable est reprŽsentŽe par une Estampe, cela lui plaira beaucoup plus, et pourra l'encourager ˆ poursuivre sa lecture......Ce fragment est la seule rŽponse que je ferai ˆ ceux qui critiqueront la pompe typographique de cet Ouvrage..." From this it would appear that Dorat , inspired by Locke's Essay on Education, produced his Fables especially for children. Cohen / de Ricci 313

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