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        A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty’s Ship, The Endeavour. Faithfully transcribed from the papers of the late Sydney Parkinson, draughtsman to Joseph Banks on his late expedition, with Dr. Solander, round the World.

      - London, printed for Stanfield Parkinson, 1773.Large 4to. Contemporary polished calf, skilfully rebacked, spine gilt with red morocco title label. With engraved frontispiece portrait by J. Newton, engraved map and 26 engraved plates. XXIII,212 pp. + errata leaf. First edition of the principal alternative account of Cook’s first voyage. - 'This is an account of the first expedition under the command of Captain Cook, 1768-1771. Parkinson was engaged as natural history draughtsman by Sir Joseph Banks, to accompany him and Captain Cook in the Endeavour to the South Seas. Parkinson made numerous drawings of botanical and other subjects, including landscapes and portraits of native chiefs. 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 burried at sea' (Hill p.462). Parkinson's manuscripts and drawings became a matter of dispute. Banks considered that they were his, while Parkinson' brother Stanfield claimed them under the provisions of his brother's will. When Hawkesworth learned of the impending publication of this work, he obtained an injunction to prevent it appearing until some time after the official account. 'Although physically the most impressive of the unofficial narratives the work's merit lies in its sidelights on incidents during the voyage' (NZNB). The book includes important vocabularies of the languages of taheite, New Zealand, New Holland, Savoo, Batavia (Low Malay), the coast of Malabar, Sumatra, Ceram, Madagascar, and of the negroes on the river Gambia in Africa. This is the first work to identify the kangaroo by name, and Parkinson is the first professional artist to set foot on Australian soil. - (Some offsetting of the plates). - With armorial bookplate of Waldham Wyndham. - A very attractive large paper copy.Sabin 58787; Hill 1308; NZNB 4466; Du Rietz, Kroepelien, 944; Beddie 712; Kroepelien 944; O'Reilly & Reitman 371 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (ILAB)]
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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, M.DCC.LXXIII. [1773] 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. Geoffrey Ingleton was a bibliophile and amateur etcher, mainly of historical marine subjects. 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. Fine

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        Set of Cook’s Three Voyages.

      London, 1773-1784. 6/25/16. b/w plates, charts, many folding and double page. to. 8 vols. Various paginations. This set consists of the first printing of Cook’s first voyage, the second printing of Cook’s second voyage, and the second printing of Cook’s third voyage, with all plates and charts, along with the "Chart of the Streight of Magellan" in volume I. It is a clean set, with pages very slightly and evenly tanned, light offsetting from some plates and charts, and occasional foxing. Bound in 19th century half black morocco over marbled boards, with top edges gilt and outer and bottom edges marbled. Backstrips in six compartments with elaborate gilding and anchor decorations, and title and date labels. Light wear to spine ends, but a very good set with an agreeable antique look. Most interestingly, the title pages of the first three volumes bear what I believe to be GEORG FORSTER'S signature. Forster accompanied Cook on his second voyage, and wrote his own important account.

      [Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co.]
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        Grand Quatuor Pour Deux Violons, Alto et Basso [Quartet No. 7 in E major for violin, viola, cello and guitar, M.S. 34] - 1832 Copyist Manuscript with Interesting Provenance

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Autograph manuscript copy of the complete parts for Paganini's Quartet No. 7 in E major for violin, viola, cello and guitar, M.S. 34, here transcribed for standard String Quartet (violin, violin, viola, cello).  8.5" x 13". 54 pages including front cover and individual cover pages. Outer wrapper spine reinforced with early paper tape over original threaded binding, scattered staining, overall very good. <br>The title page and likely the manuscript entirely in the hand of Johann Christoph Bauriegel (1773 - 1851), German teacher and Biblical scholar who lived in Pulgar (near Leipsic), and who has signed lower right "Johs: Bauriegel / Pulgar 1832."  Cover and parts also inscribed and stamped by the composer and arranger, Carl Dietrich (1816 - 1875), and further by Friedrich Maximillian Bernhardt Fincke (1821 - 1906), noted German-born physician and homeopathic pioneer who was also well known as a musician. <br>In all, Paganini wrote fifteen quartets for violin, viola, guitar and cello, but only three for the archetypal string quartet. Composed between 1817 - 1818, the present work is dedicated to the Genovese Marquis Caterian Raggi Pallavicini, and is a notably more interesting composition than the earlier quartets. Only five of Paganini's works were published during his lifetime, and the rest of his oeuvre was published posthumously, including the present Quartet No. 7 in E Major, which was the first of the quartets to have been published in its original version after the composer's death.  Notably, the Leipzig firm Kistner published a transcription of the work for String Quartet ca. 1830 (plate number 839), this being the likely model from which the present manuscript was copied.  

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        Roman contes Allegoriques Philosophiques et Historiques

      Frankreich A Neuchatel 1773 - Novelle Edition 431 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe, Ledereinband in Leder gebundene Ausgabe des französischen Romans Allegorische Geschichten Roman Philosophisches und Historisches, altersbedingt Einband berieben,Seitenschnitt schwarz gefärbt, leicht verblasst, Seiten dem Alter entsprechend nachgedunkelt, starke Lager und Gebrauchsspuren am Einband, teilweise kleine Stockflecke auf wenigen Seiten, div. Motive / kleinere Abb. enthalten, geschrieben auf französisch, Maße 16,5 cm x 10 cm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thore Riewe die Wühlmaus]
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        Anleitung zu der Bergbaukunst nach ihrer Theorie und Ausübung, nebst einer Abhandlung von den Grundsätzen der Berg-Kameralwissenschaft.

      Wien, Joh. Thomas Edlen u. Trattnern, 1773. 4to. (18),+ 519,+ (blank),+ 45 pp.+ 24 large folding engr. plates. Printed on thick paper. Somewhat worn contemporary full calf, gilt spine with faded red label, all edges red. From the library of Ericsberg. VD18 14657856. Fint exemplar av första upplagan, en ny utkom 1806, av vad Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie kallar för "Das beste, umfangreichste und lehrreichste Werk über Bergbau". C. T. Delius (1728-79)

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        An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour

      London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell,, 1773-84. [Together with:] A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775 [Together with:] A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken by the command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. 9 volumes: 8 quarto (285 x 215 mm) and one folio (567 x 395 mm). Uniformly bound in late 19th-century brown half morocco, spines gilt tooled with nautical motifs, brown pebble-grain cloth sides, speckled egdes. With all plates, maps and plans as called for. Bindings slightly rubbed at extremities, a few maps torn at folds (but without loss), one or two of the larger plates trimmed by the binder, scattered foxing in some volumes. A very good set, complete and uniformly bound. Second and best edition of the first voyage, first edition of the second and third voyages. "Cook earned his place in history by opening up the Pacific to western civilisation and by the foundation of British Australia. The world was given for the first time an essentially complete knowledge of the Pacific Ocean and Australia, and Cook proved once and for all that there was no great southern continent, as had always been believed. 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. Cook was a brilliant navigator and hydrographer, an excellent administrator and planner, and probably the first sea captain to realise the importance of preserving the health and well-being of his crew. He did everything possible to maintain their physical fitness and the cleanliness of both men and ships. He conquered the hitherto prevalent scurvy by cutting down the consumption of salt meat and by always having fresh vegetables and fruit on board" (PMM). The National Maritime Museum catalogue points out that the third voyage "was so eagerly awaited by the public that it was sold out on the third day after publication, and although the published price was £4 14s. 6d, as much as 10 guineas was offered by would-be purchasers".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Modena, presso la Società Tipografica, 1773. In-4 p. (mm. 290x210), 2 voll., mz. pelle coeva, dorso a cordoni con filetti e tit. oro, tagli azzurri, pp. XII,301,(3); (4),195,(3); bella vignetta allegorica al frontesp. (inc. in rame da Antonio Baratti su disegno di Michelangelo Borghi); ornato da una grande iniz. figur., e da capilett. e finali silografati; con 1 tav. idrografica inc. in rame e più volte ripieg. Dedicate a Francesco III, Duca di Modena, Reggio, Mirandola, queste 30 Memorie riguardano:<br> ?Le operazioni eseguite nell?inalveazione del Reno di Bologna, e degli altri minori Torrenti per la Linea di Primaro al Mare dall?anno 1765 fino al 1772.. Si aggiungono altre Memorie riguardanti varie spedizioni, ed operazioni analoghe fatte contemporaneamente in Germania, ed altrove? che costituiscono un?ampia e circostanziata difesa del suo operato (come citato in Diz. Bibl. degli Italiani,LXIV, p. 269).<br> "Edizione originale" di questa importante opera. Cfr. Riccardi,I,26-27.<br> "Il Padre Lecchi (1702-76) della Compagnia di Gesù, matematico e ingegnere milanese, diresse opere idrauliche, specie nel campo dell'arginamento dei fiumi, per incarico di Papa Clemente XIII e dell'imperatrice Maria Teresa d'Austria". Cosi' Diz. Treccani,VI, p. 759.<br> Solo ca. 20 carte con lievi aloni o impronte tipograf. più o meno marcate (su 2 cc. anche picc. fori margin.), altrim. bello e fresco esemplare a grandi margini, su carta distinta.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Astronomisches Handbuch darinnen alles was zur Ausübung der Astronomie unentbehrlich erfordert wird, auf das deutlichste erkläret und durch wahre Exempel und Figuren erläuteret wird. Neue Auflage, herausgegeben von Georg Friederich Kordenbusch. Dritter [UND: Vierter] Band [von insg. 4].

      Nürnberg George Peter Monathische Buchhandlung -1774 1773 - Neue Aufl.; 2 Bände in 1.; ca 24x19 cm; (8) 327 Seiten mit 3 Kupfertafeln; (4) 344 (20) Seiten mit 15 (meist gefaltete) Kupfertafeln; Ledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung (Einband etwas leicht bestoßen, Kapitale mit kleinen Abrissen, vordere Vorsatzblätter und die ersten 5 Blätter etwas fleckig, sonst kaum fleckig; insgesamt gutes Exemplar) Der wichtige 4. Teil mit dem Zwischentitel: Von dem Gebrauche der nothwendigsten und nüzlichsten astronomischen Instrumenten und der verschiedenen Art mit denenselbigen in der praktischen Sternkunde zu beobachten. 0,000 gr.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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        A Decade of Curious Insects:


      [Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
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        Essays concerning iron and steel:

      12mo., (2) 223 (1)pp., wanting a half-title, short tear to inner margin of title (no loss), inner margin (gutter) of following leaf stained, contemporary sheep, stamped in blind, some wear to joints else a sound copy. A valuable contemporary contribution to the rather fraught, and certainly competitive, early development of modern steel manufacture in England. Although Benjamin Huntsman (1704-1776) of Sheffield has been usually credited with the invention of crucible steel, or 'cast steel' as it was known at the time, the little known Henry Horne, a London-based cutler seems also to have played a part in developing new methods of steel manufacture at about the same time. Surprisingly, Horne mentions in his Essays neither Huntsman nor Samuel Walker, another contemporary experimenter in crucible steel making. In his book, Horne claims originality in his own process and seems to have perfected an efficient and commercial steel razor manufacturing business in London, the steel itself being produced with a highly polished surface. The steel used, Horne claimed, was "vastly superior" to that produced by his rival, John Waller, and which Horne was able to supply to the London cutlers "at a very moderate price". Waller eventually took the process to Sheffield and was able to undercut Horne's prices, resulting, inevitably, in substantial loss of business to the London manufacturer. Horne, while now hardly a footnote to industrial history, was certainly an early cast steel maker, although there is nothing in his account to suggest a date earlier than 1765, by which time others in Sheffield were also practising the art.

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        Oeuvres avec des remarques grammaticales; des avertissements et des observations sur chaque pièce par M. Bret.

      - A Paris, par la Compagnie des Libraires Associés, 1773, 6 volumes, In-8, plein veau, pièce de titre( reliure de l'époque). Edition remarquablement illustrée d'un portrait gravé de Molière par Cathelin d'après Mignard, de 33 gravures et de 6 fleurons par Moreau Le Jeune gravés par Baquoy, De Launay, Duclos, De Ghendt, etc.Bel exemplaire du premier tirage, présentant le texte primitif, sans les pages 66-67 et 80-81, en double au tome 1er. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift, 3 S., Lindenau 17.09.1833

      - Heinroth (1773-1843), bekannt als erster Lehrstuhlinhaber für Psychiatrie ("Psychische Heilkunde") überhaupt, war zur Zeit der Abfassung deses Briefes zwar Professor der Medizinischen Fakultät, aber immer wieder auch in Geldnot. Er hatte im Februar 1833 beim Rat der Stadt um eine feste Anstellung im St. Georgenhaus gebeten, was aber ebenso abgelehnt wurde wie eine reguläre Gehaltserhöhung (Steinberg/Angermeyer, 200 Jahre Psychiatrie in Leipzig, p. 26). Hier ein bewegender Brief in wohl äußerster Geldnot. Heinroth weigert sich, einen Ring, den er schon einmal für 200 Taler ins Pfandhaus gegeben hatte, für 150 Taler zu verkaufen, sieht aber andererseits keine Möglichkeit, seine Schulden bei dem Adressaten zu bezahlen: ". Aber wie nun? Herr Hilliger verlangt zu Ende dieses Monats die Rückzahlung des Capitals? Dieses zu leisten ist mir schlechterdings unmöglich .". - Sehr persönliches Dokument aus der Biographie des ersten Hochschullehrers der Psychiatrie weltweit Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 0 4°, 3 Seiten, Papier etwas gebräunt [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Dr. Karl Böker]
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        The Palladium of Conscience; or the Foundation of Religious Liberty...

      1773. Handsome Copy of the Palladium of Conscience With a Rare Laid-inAdvertisement [Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780)]. Priestley, Joseph [1733-1844]. Furneau, Philip [c.1726-c.1783]. The Palladium of Conscience; Or, the Foundation of Religious Liberty Displayed, Asserted, and Established, Agreeable To Its True and Genuine Principles Above the Reach of the All Petty Tyrants, Who Attempt to Lord It Over the Human Mind. Containing Furneaux's Letters to Blackstone. Priestley's Remarks on Blackstone. Blackstone's Reply to Priestley. And Blackstone's Case of the Middlesex-Election; with Some Other Curious Tracts, Worthy of High Rank in Every Gentleman's Literary Repository, Being a Necessary Companion for Every Lover of Religious Liberty. And an Interesting Appendix to Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. America [Philadelphia]: Printed for the Subscribers by Robert Bell, 1773. Six parts, each with title page (some divisional). [i], [iv], iv, [5]-119, [1], xii, 155, [1] pp. Publisher advertisement facing title page, another on verso of p. 155. Handbill (?) for the first edition of Palladium, titled An Interesting Appendix laid in. Text complete. Quarto (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, raised bands, lettering piece and black-stamped number 5 to spine, early repairs to spine ends. Some rubbing to extremities, a few light scuffs to boards, a bit of chipping to spine ends, hinges partially cracked, early owner bookplate to front pastedown (of John H. White), (very) minor worming to front pastedown and preliminaries. Moderate toning to text, light foxing and minor stains in some places, internally clean. A handsome copy. * First edition as an independent work. In the last volume of his Commentaries, Blackstone classified non-conformity to the Church of England as a crime. Joseph Priestly, the eminent scientist and prominent dissenter, took exception to Blackstone's position and proposed an alternative view based on religious freedom and tolerance. In 1768 John Wilkes [1727-1797], publisher of the controversial paper the North Briton, was elected to Parliament by Middlesex County. However, he was imprisoned for seditious libel and expelled. While the legitimacy of his sentence was being debated, Middlesex attempted to re-elect him several times withou

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      EX TYPOGRAPHIA REGIA / GUILLELMUM CAVELIER 1773 - R300111700: 956 pages + 811 pages + 684 pages + 668 pages + 736 + 91 pages - tranches rosées - dos à 5 nerfs - caissons,titre et tomaison dorés sur le dos - contre plats jaspés sur les tomes 4 et 5 - OUVRAGES EN LATIN - 6 photos disponibles. OUVRAGES EN LATIN - NOTA : Gerard van Swieten né le 7 mai 1700 à Leyde, et mort le 18 juin 1772 au Palais de Schoenbrunn près de Vienne est un célèbre médecin et scientifique hollandais. In-4 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bertuchs Bilderbuch für Kinder. 12 Bände.

      - Friedrich Justin Bertuch, »der Kaufmann der Goethezeit« wie ihn sein Biograf von Heinemann nannte, gehört zu den interessantesten und Vielseitigsten Persönlichkeiten der Kulturgeschichte seiner Zeit. Nach dem Studium der Theologie und Jura lebte er seit 1773 in Weimar und avancierte hier zum »shooting star« der Gesellschaft. Bertuch wurde kaufmännischer Mitarbeiter an der von Wieland herausgegebenen Zeitschrift »Teutscher Merkur«. Diese Verbindung sollte sich auswirken, als Karl August, mit 18 Jahren die Regierung antrat. Auf Empfehlung des Prinzenerziehers Wielands berief er den 28jährigen Bertuch zu seinem Geheimsekretär und Schatullenverwalter, mit einem Jahresgehalt von 300 Talern. 1775 holte der junge Herzog den bereits berühmten Dichter Johann Wolfgang von Goethe nach Weimar. Die jungen Leute verstehen sich gut. Goethe bietet Bertuch das brüderliche Du an, welches Ihm der Dichterfürst später wieder entzieht. Zusammen mit Schiller wird er in den Xenien Hohn und Spott über ihn ausgießen. Bertuch wird dessen ungeachtet die erste Goethe-Ausgabe bei Goeschen mit finanzieren und der Geheime Rat wird sich an der Erstellung der Grabrede an den 1822 verstorbenen Unternehmer beteiligen. 1776 wird Bertuch Mitglied der Weimarer Freimaurerloge »Amalia« und schon bald zeigt er seine unternehmerischen Fähigkeiten. Die Bekanntschaft mit dem Maler Georg Melchior Kraus brachte ihn auf die Idee, eine Zeichenschule zu gründen. Diese Schule sollte von eminenter Bedeutung für das hier angezeigte »Bilderbuch« werden, da sie Bertuch die nötigen künstlerischen Kräfte für die über tausend kolorierten Kupfer bot. 1780 gründet er eine Fabrik für künstliche Blumen, um die »leider unbeschäftigten Mädchen der mittleren Classen heilsamer Arbeit zuzuführen«. Unter diesen Mädchen war auch eine Christiane Vulpius, spätere Frau von Goethe. Eine wichtige Ergänzung seiner Blumen- und Galanteriewarenfabrik bildet das 1786 gegründete »Journal der Moden«, mit dem Bertuch ausländische Modeströmungen zu Hause bekanntmachen und zugleich für seine Produkte Reklame machen konnte. Sein größtes Projekt wurde aber das »Industrie-Comptoir«. In einer Denkschrift beschreibt er es als »ein öffentliches kaufmännisches Commissions-Comptoir, in welchem jeder einheimische Künstler, Fabrikant und Handwerker die Muster seiner Fabrikate aufstellen, sie durch dasselbe außer Landes vertreiben . und von demselben richtige Zahlung und Sicherheit für seine Lieferung haben kann«. Bertuchs Verlag gehörte mit über 2000 publizierten Bücher und Zeitschriften zu einem der größten Unternehmen in Deutschland, Zeitweise beschäftigte er über 450 Mitarbeiter mit einer jährlichen Gehaltssumme von 27.000 Talern und war damit größter Arbeitgeber in Weimar. Sein eigenes Gehalt belief sich auf 3000 Taler und entsprach dem des Ministers Goethe.1790 begann Bertuch mit seinem größten Buchprojekt, dem »Bilderbuch für Kinder«. Er schreibt: »Ein Bilderbuch ist für eine Kinderstube ein ebenso wesentliches und noch unentbehrlichres Meuble als die Wiege, die Puppe, oder das Steckenpferd«. Die Auflage betrug 3.000 Exemplare. Das Werk erschien in einzelnen Lieferungen, um den Bezug auch für einen kleineren Geldbeutel möglich zu machen. Dennoch belief sich schließlich der Preis der bis 1830 erschienenen 237 Lieferungen mit ihren 1185 kolorierten Kupfern, einschließlich des 24-bändigen Begleitwerks Funkes mit seinen über 15.000 Seiten, auf rund 125 Taler. Ein Maurer verdiente damals (bei 304 Arbeitstagen) 72 Taler. Heute kostet das Werk im Antiquariatsbuchhandel etwa 15.000.- Euro. Im Vorwort entwickelt Bertuch sein bilddidaktisches Programm: Ein Bilderbuch müsse »schön und richtig gezeichnete und keine schlecht gestochene Kupfer haben, weil nichts wichtiger ist, als das Auge des Kindes, gleich vom Anfange an, nur an wahre Darstellung der Gegenstände . zu gewöhnen«. Weiter: »Es muß nicht zu viele und zu sehr verschiedene Gegenstände auf einer Tafel zusammendrängen; sonst verwirrt es die Imagination des Kindes und

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        Veduta del Palazzo Farnese.

      - Roma, 1773 circa. Dalla serie "Vedute di Roma disegnate e incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto veneziano" (Mogliano Veneto, 1748 &#150; Roma, 1778). Incisione in rame all&#146;acquaforte e bulino, b/n, cm 41,5 x 66 (alla lastra), firmata "Cav. Piranesi F.", in lastra, in basso a sinistra, in prima tiratura settecentesca, filigrana in doppio cerchio . Alcune tracce di umido, peraltro a pieni margini e in brillante inchiostratura.

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        Nouvelle Carte De L'Isle De Java, Dressée suivant les Observations les plus recentes, faites par ordre de la Comp. Holl. des Indes Orientales. - Nieuwe Kaart Van Het Eiland Java, Geschikt volgens de jongste Waarneemingen op Order der Nederlandsche O.I. Maatschappy gedaan. - J.v. Schley direx.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Jacob van der Schley n. Jacques Nicolas Bellin aus Francois Raynal, Atlas portatif ., 1773, 22 x 43,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm., S. 565 f. (Jacob van der Schley). - Zeigt die Insel Java. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Unter der Karte zusätzlicher niederländischer Titel.

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        One hundred and twenty copper-plates of English Moths and Butterflies, representing their changes into the Caterpillar, Chrysalis, and Fly States, and the Plants, Flowers, and Fruits, whereon they feed. Coloured with great exactness from the subjects themselves. With a Natural History of the Moths and Butterflies, describing the method of managing, preserving, and feeding them...

      London, Benjamin White, 1773. 4to (307 x 265mm). pp. (2), 8, (22), 63, (1), (4), with 120 fine hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary green half morocco, spine in 6 compartments with gilt ornamented butterflies, lines and lettering. Second edition. The first edition was published 1747-49, by the same publisher. One of the most beautifully illustrated works on English butterflies and moths, most of the plants, fruits, and flowers of the fine plates are after drawings by George Ehret and Jacob van Huysum. In the preface of the present work Henry Baker, who compiled the text for Wilkes, writes: "As to the Plants, Flowers and Fruits, he [Wilkes] declares himself under the highest obligation to a most curious Naturalist, and worthy member of the Royal Society of London, whose costly and valuable Collection is known to the learned world, and esteemed as it derserves. This Gentleman has generously permitted him to make use of many excellent Paintings of these subjects, which were taken from Nature by those two celebrated Artists Mr. George Dennis [sic] Ehret, and Mr. Jacobus van Heysum [sic], and executed with the utmost Judgment and Command of Pencil, so that he could hardly doubt but that the true Copies of them would give great Pleasure to the Lovers of Botany, whom he has endeavoured to entertain with all the Variety he could introduce". The 'most curious Naturalist' is Joseph Banks who had purchased some 65 finished drawings by Ehret. "Benjamin Wilkes was one of the most significant of the group of eighteenth-century 'aurelians' which established British entomology in the direction it was to follow for well over a century" (Wilkinson, Benjamin Wilkes, the British Aurelian p. 4). It has only recently been rediscovered that the plates of Wilkes' work were to a large extent after drawings by the most renowned botanical painters of the 18th century, George Ehret 'Flower painter extraordinary' and Jacob van Huysum. A fine copy .//Nissen ZBI, 4410a; Lisney 186.

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        Lettre de MDLC a M***


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        Description des dandeacutebouquemens qui sont au nord de lisle de Saint Domingue


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        Orlando Furioso


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        Res bello gestae auspiciis M Theresiae Augustae ab eius regni initio ad annum MDCCLXIII Inscriptionibus explicatae<em> Vienna ex officina Trattneriana<em>


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        Beskrifning öfwer Wärmeland, afdeld i sex tidehwarf, twänne under hedendomen, och lika många under påfwedömet och lutherska tiden; jämte en kort inledning, om landets läge, namn, wattudrag, bergsträkningar, skogar, med mera.

      Götheborg, trykt hos Immanuel Smitt, 1773-79. 8:o. (14), 900, (16=register) s. Samtida mörkbrunt halvskinnband med fyra upphöjda bind, svart titeletikett och stänkdekorerat pärmpapper, helt stänksnitt. Nött rygg med skinnförlust vid rygghuvud och med spricka längs främre ytterfals. Fin och bra inlaga. Modernt exlibris ("BR. J.") löst bifogat och små klisterspår därefter på bakre pärms insida. Med Jöns Moréns och sonen Thorbjörn Moréns namnteckning på försättsbladet.. Thorbjörn Morén (1781-1843) var bemärkt präst och engagerad utvecklare av den svenska folkskolan

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        Della città di Aveia ne Vestini ed altri luoghi di antica memoria. Dissertazione.

      Giovanni Zempel, Roma 1773 - Legatura coeva in pergamena con segni di sofferta umidità (aloni e cuciture allentate). Carta forte. Lozzi, 261 raro . 4to (cm. 26,2), 4 cc.nn., 162 pp., 1 c.nn. Frontis. in rosso e nero con graziosa incisione. Alcuni disegni n.t.

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        Fables Nouvelles.

      A' la Haye, et se trouve à Paris, chez Monory, MDCCLXXIII (1773), - 2 vol. in-4 (mm 221x140), magnifico frontispizio figurato inc., pp.XIV, 1 tavola f.t. a piena pag., pp. 309, (3). Con 99 figure n.t. su un terzo di pag. e 99 culs-de-lampe, stupende incisioni, di Mariller, inc. da Baquoy, Delaunay, Masquelier ed altri noti acquafortisti del Settecento. Raffinata legatura coeva d'amatore in pieno vitello biondo, filetti oro sui piatti, dorsi lisci con fregi oro e tasselli in marocch. rosso per i titoli, tagli rossi. Edizione originale delle Fables. Prima tiratura ed esemplare "sur grand papier de Hollande", magnifico. Le illustrazioni alle Favole di Dorat sono considerate il capolavoro di Mariller ed uno dei più notevoli libri illustrati del Settecento francese. La carta dell'esemplare è grande, bianca e forte, di grande qualità; la tiratura dei finissimi rami è assai fresca e contrastata. Esemplare bellissimo. Cohen-Ricci, 313. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cours complet d'anatomie, peint et gravé en couleurs naturelles par A. E. Gautier D'Agoty, second fils; et expliqué par M. Jadelot.

      Nancy, Jean - B. H. Leclerc, 1773. 1773 In - folio massimo; 2 cc., 25 pp., 15 tavole incise in rame e stampate a colori; legatura coeva in mezza pelle (minimi restauri). Buon esemplare marginoso, qualche gora e cancellazione di un segno d'appartenenza al titolo, piccolo strappo al margine bianco di una tavola senza alcuna perdita. Prima edizione. Opera anatomica di grande bellezza, una delle più significative produzioni dei D'Agoty con le celebri incisioni in policromia. L'invenzione della stampa a tre colori di Christian Le Bon (1667 - 1741) era stata poi sviluppata in quadricromia da Jaques Fabien Gautier, padre di Arnaud - Eloi. Choulant Frank, History and bibliography of anatomic illustration, p. 273. Wellcome III, p. 97. F. Rodari, Anatomie de la couleur. L'invention de l'estampe en couleurs, exposition Paris - Lausanne 1996.

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        De natuurlyke historie der versteeningen, of uitvoerige afbeelding en beschryving van de versteende zaaken, die tot heden op den aardbodem zyn ontdekt: . Uit het hoog- in 't nederduitsch vertaald door M. Houttuyn, met verscheide aanmerkingen.

      - Amsterdam, J.C. Sepp, 1773. 3 volumes (bound in 4). Folio (445 x 275mm). pp. (4), xiv, 64; (4), 1-184; (2), 185-484; (4), 236, with 1 double-page handcoloured engraved plate 'Marmer-Groeve na by Solnhofen', some engraved head- & woodcut tail-pieces and 272 hand-coloured or colour-printed engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spines in 7 compartments with red gilt lettered label, marbled sides (very minor restoration to spines). A fine copy of 'one of the best illustrated and most complete accounts on fossils.' (Landwehr 95). "The outstanding work of this period is undoubtedly that of Knorr and Walch in four volumes . The first volume was written by the Nürnberg collector and artist, Georg Wolfgang Knorr (born 1705, died 1761), and the other three volumes were prepared after the death of Knorr by Professor Walch of Jena ." (Zittel pp. 21-22). The rare Dutch edition of the German original 'Naturgeschichte der Versteinerungen' (Nuremberg 1768-1773) with the same beautiful plates. Volume II almost entirely concerns fossil shells. "It is hardly possible to exaggerate the beauty and fidelity of the representations of the fossils in his plates. No such illustrations had ever before appeared, and they have hardly been surpassed since. By delicate lines on the copper plates the most minute intricacies of structure are reproduced, and by thin washes of colour the tints of the original specimens are represented. His renderings of dentritic markings, landscape-marble, fossil plants, crustacea, crinoids, fishes and other fossils are admirable examples of the union of artistic workmanship with scientific accuracy ." (Geikie, Founders of Geology, pp. 101-102). 'The extraordinary quality of the plates, representing the eighteenth-century continuation of the tradition of Dürer, led to an expansion of the work by Walch, as well as to French and Dutch editions. the detail and accuracy of Knorr's engravings not only made possible zoological classification but firmly established the distinction between fossils of organic and sports of nature' (DSB).The books portrays and describes a.o fossils in the cabinets of famous collectors such as Walch at Jena, Adam Hildebrand at Naumberg, Jac. Theod. Klein, Johann Hermannus at Regensburg, S.R. Genzmer at Stargard, as well as the large collection of Casimir Schmidel.Nissen ZBI, 2233; Ward & Carozzi 1285; Landwehr 95. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original etching and drypoint by James Bretherton (fl. 1770-1781) depicting a trio of gentleman in caricature playing the oboe, natural horn and cello

      1773. Le Blanc: Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes (Paris, 1854-90) 2. The "Concert Spirituel," a concert series founded in Paris in 1725, "was at the centre of Paris';s non-operatic musical life until the founding of the Concert des Amateurs (1769). The last director, Bertheaume, abandoned the enterprise after the 13 May 1790 performance. Concerts spirituels, not connected to the original series but consisting of programmes on the Parisian model, or simply of sacred music, had been given in Vienna and other European centres beginning in the late 18th century; in Paris, theatre orchestras and concert societies began giving them during the French Revolution. They continued during periods of royalism and eventually became part of the tradition of the Société des Concerts du Conservatoire." Eric Bloom and Beverly Wilcox in Grove Music Online.. Sheet size ca. 262 x 206 mm., plate size ca. 257 x 200 mm. Signed in the plate. A fine, bright impression on laid paper with narrow margins. Lightly browned; a few small spots of light foxing; small hole to blank lower left corner; hinged at upper margin of verso.

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        Rerum naturalium historia, nempe Quadrupedum Insectorum Piscium variorumque marinorum Corporum Fossilium Plantarum exoticarum ac praesertim Testaceorum exsistentium in Museo Kircheriano, edita ... A P. Philippo Bonannio ... novisque observationibus locupletata a J.A. Battarra. PARS PRIMA.

      Roma, Zempelliano, 1773. Folio (380 x 255mm). pp. xl, 260, with 1 fine engraved allegorical frontispiece, 1 engraved title vignette showing a cabinet and 2 scientists with a magnifying glass, 10 engraved vignettes in the text and 51 engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented and lettered spine in 5 compartments, marbled sides. "Very scarce. Revised and edited by Giuseppe-Antonio Battarra. Kircher, the great German Jesuit scholar, had formed during his life a magnificent collection of antiquities and natural history specimens. When he died in 1680, the collection was bequeathed to the Collegio Romano. Although Buonanni published a one volume account of the collection in 1709, this much enlarged work is the definitive edition. The volumes cover mainly zoology, paleontology, and conchology, and are superbly illustrated. It is one of the most important accounts of a seventeenth century scientific cabinet. Volume 1 divides the text into classes of (1) quadrupeds, (2) reptiles and insects, (3) fossils, minerals and stones, (4) fish and sea creatures, and (5) apparatus. Pages 94-152 describe the mineralogical specimens, including gold, silver, copper, iron, lead, tin, mercury, antimony, magnets, marcasite, salt, sulfur, amber, dendrites, fossils, the Philosopher's stone, etc. Some of these are illustrated on plates XXXV-XXXVI" (C. Schuh, Bibliography of Mineralogy). Volume 2, not present here, deals almost exclusively with shell and bivalve descriptions. A few leaves with some worming at the lower margin. A very fine copy.//B.M.(N.H.), 287; Nissen ZBI, 2199.

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        Veduta sul Monte Quirinale del Palazzo dell'Eccellentissima Casa Barberini, Architettura del Cav. Bernino.

      Roma, 1773 circa. Dalla serie ?Vedute di Roma disegnate e incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto veneziano? (Mogliano Veneto, 1748 ?" Roma, 1778). Incisione in rame all'acquaforte e bulino, b/n, cm 41 x 62 (alla lastra), firmata ?Piranesi fece?, in lastra, in basso a sinistra, sei didascalie al margine inferiore, in prima tiratura settecentesca, senza filigrana. Alcune tracce di umido, peraltro a pieni margini e in brillante inchiostratura.

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        Abhandlungen [Abhandelung; Abhandelungen] der vornemsten Chirurgischen Operationen am menschlichen Cörper. Mit vielen Abbildungen der hiezu nötigen neuen Instrumenten. Erster bis dritter Band.

      Copenhagen und Leipzig Pelt (Bd 1) und 1756-57 1773 - Band 1 in neuer Auflage, Bde 2 und 3 in EA; 3 Bde; (30) 704, (26) 684, (18) 382 S. mit 1 gest. Portrait, 3 gest. Titelvignetten, 1 gest. Vignette im Text und 21 gefaltete Kupfertafeln; Pbd d. Zt. mit Rückenschild (gering bestoßen, vereinzelt etwas braunfleckig oder papierbedingt gebräunt, Name auf Vorsatz; insgesamt gute Exemplare) Äußerst seltene komplette Ausgabe von Heuermanns Chirurgie. Der Band 1 mit etwas abweichenden Titel: "Abhandlungen der vornemsten Chirurgischen Operationen am menschlichen Cörper mit Abzeichnungen der hiezu erforderlichen nötigen und neuen Instrumenten." 0,000 gr. Chirurgie Band 1 in neuer Auflage, Bde 2 und 3 in EA;. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Esame di un libro sopra la Maremma Senese

      Bindi 1773 (Bertolini, Stefano). Siena, Bindi, 1773. Prima edizione. In - 8°, cart. ricoperto in varese coevo. vi, 234 pp. Bellissimo esemplare. L' autore con questo libro impugnò La fisica riduzione della Maremma di Leonardo Ximenes. Melzi, Opere anonime, I, p. 373. Lozzi, 5161. Neg...Mob. 3

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        OBSERVATIONS ON MOUNT VESUVIUS, MOUNT ETNA, And Other Volcanoes: In a Series of Letters. Addressed to The Royal Society, From the ... To which are added, Explanatory Notes by the Author, hitherto unpublished.


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        Recueil des antiquités et monumens marseillois qui peuvent intéresser l'histoire et les arts.

      Jean Mossy, Marseille 1773 - In-4 ( 255x200 mm ) pleine basane blonde marbrée, dos à 5 nerfs, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin vieux rouge, fers et fleurons dorés dans les caissons, roulette dorée sur les coupes, tranches couleur brique. Grandes marges conservées.296 pages.Ancienne restauration aux coiffes et mors avec ajout de cuir.Intérieur très frais malgré légères traces en marge de la page 162. Orné de 47 planches la plupart dépliantes ( Médailles. Bas-reliefs. Statues. Tombeau. Candelabre. Bronze. Marbre. Colonne. Buste. Chapiteaux. Frise. Lampe. Maison à la rue des Grands-Carmes. Pyramide triangulaire du hameau de La Pène. etc. ). Discours préliminaire. Les Médailles. Les Bas-reliefs, Statues, Bosses, rondes bosses, demi-Bosses, & Fragmens de décorations en Architecture. Dissertation sur la Sépulture des anciens Marseillois. Objets destinés pour les Cérémonies religieuses & ceux en usage dans le Domestique.Les édifices. Les Inscriptions et Epitaphes. Marseille

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        Veduta degli avanzi del Castro Pretorio nella Villa Adriana a Tivoli.

      Roma, 1773 circa. Dalla serie ?Vedute di Roma disegnate e incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto veneziano? (Mogliano Veneto, 1748 ?" Roma, 1778). Incisione in rame all'acquaforte e bulino, b/n, cm 38 x 66,5 (alla lastra), firmata in lastra, in bs. a sn., ?Cavalier Piranesi delin. e inc.?; più al centro, nella parte figurata, il numero "127", senza filigrana al verso. Alcune pieghe del foglio e alcuni strappi marginali, peraltro a pieni margini e in buona inchiostratura.

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        Traité de la circulation et du crédit, contenant une Analyse raisonnée des Fonds dâ??Angleterre, & de ce quâ??on appelle Commerce ou Jeu dâ??Actions; un Exmen critique de plusieurs Traités sur les Impots, les Finances, lâ??Agricolture, la Population, le Commerce, &c. Précédé de lâ??Extrait dâ??un Ouvrage intitulé: Bilan général & raisonné de lâ??Angleterre depuis 1600 jusquâ??en 1761; & suivi dâ??une Lettre sur la Jalousie du Commerce, où lâ??on prouve que lâ??intéret des Puissances commerçantes ne se croise point, &c. avec un Tableau de ce quâ??on appelle Commerce, ou plutot Jeu dâ??Actions, en Hollande. Par lâ??Auteur de lâ??Essai sur le luxe, & de la Lettre sur le Jeu des Cartes, quâ??on a ajoutés à la fin. Nouvelle édition, revue, corrigée, & augmentée de Notes relatives à la discussion du Système de lâ??Auteur

      chez Marc Michel Rey 1773 12mo (cm. 16,6), XXIV - 432 pp. Legatura coeva in piena pelle con nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo oro su tassello al ds. (tracce dâ??usura). Tagli rossi. Mancanza alla cuffia superiore e piccola abrasione al piatto anteriore. Ottimi interni. Allâ??occhietto â??Traité des Fonds de Commerce, ou Jeu dâ??Actionsâ??. Rarissima seconda edizione accresciuta. Non in Einaudi né in Goldsmith. Presente, secondo ICCU, in una sola Bibl. italiana.

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      Lima: En la Oficina de la Calle de S. Jacinto, 1773. Two volumes. [56],207,[5]pp. plus fourteen unpaginated leaves which appear between sections; [158],306,[3]pp. plus five unpaginated leaves which appear between sections. Small quarto. Contemporary limp vellum, lettered on spine. Bookplate on front pastedowns. Several ex-lib. ink stamps on titlepages, one of which has been cut away from text and the page subsequently backed with paper. Some light foxing. About very good. An important collection of documents on the Jesuit order in Peru, which primarily discusses the dispersal of the Order's property after their expulsion from America. The Jesuits were expelled from Peru, as well as other Spanish and Portuguese possessions, in 1767. Also included here are the constitutions of several schools which were under their provision. Published in two parts, both of which are present here. MEDINA (LIMA) 1338, 1358. VARGAS UGARTE 2056, 2078.

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        Vermium Terrestrium et Fluviatilium, seu Animalium Infusorium, Helminthicorum et Testaceorum, non marinorum, succincta historia

      1773-1774 1773 - [3+12+16]+135; 214+10 pp., hardcover gr. 8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Opera omnia. Ex recensione Jo.Augusti Ernesti qui et notas suas adiecit.

      In Orphanotropheo 1773 - In Orphanotropheo, Halis Saxonum, 1773 - 77. 7 vols. (of 8). Vol. II. Pars prima - Pars secunda. Vol. III. Pars prima - Pars secunda Vol. IV .Pars prima - Pars secunda . J.AUGUSTUS ERNESTUS: Clavis Ciceroniana sive Indices rerum et verborum philologico-critici in Opera Ciceronis accedunt Graeca Ciceronis necessariis observationibus illustrata. Bound in half leather, gilt flat spines, marbled covers, paper age-toned and spotted, hinge of one board expertly restored, but still strongly bound and in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise auf den Glockner. 2 Teile in einem Band. Wien, J. V. Degen 1804. 8°. XXVI, 1Bl., 349 S.; 2 Bll., 366 S., mit 4 Kupfertafeln u. 1 (mehrf. gef.) Kupferkarte, Hlwd. um 1900 mit Rtit.

      - Nebehay-W. 674 - ÖBL XI, 339 - Wurzbach XXXII, 175 - Dreyer 379 - Perret 3971: ?Rare et recherché?.- Erste Ausgabe eines Klassikers der alpinen Literatur.- J. A. Schultes (1773-1831) Mediziner, Naturforscher u. Reiseschriftsteller begleitete knapp nach der Erstbesteigung die Grafen Apponyi 1802 auf den Großglockner. ?Seine Reisebeschreibungen, die lange als mustergültig galten, bilden ein breites Spektrum verschiedenster Beobachtungen als Gesamtdarstellung von Land und Leuten? (ÖBL).- Mit einer Karte der Umgebung d. Glockners nach Anich u. Huber.- Die nicht vorliegenden Tle. 3. u. 4. enth. einen Reisebricht über Salzburg u. Berchtesgaden.- Tls. gering stockfleckig (Tafeln stärker), insges. gutes, über die Besteigung d. Großglockners abgeschlossenes, vollständiges Ex. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Veduta del Palazzo Farnese.

      Roma, 1773 circa. Dalla serie ?Vedute di Roma disegnate e incise da Giambattista Piranesi Architetto veneziano? (Mogliano Veneto, 1748 ?" Roma, 1778). Incisione in rame all'acquaforte e bulino, b/n, cm 41,5 x 66 (alla lastra), firmata ?Cav. Piranesi F.?, in lastra, in basso a sinistra, in prima tiratura settecentesca, filigrana in doppio cerchio . Alcune tracce di umido, peraltro a pieni margini e in brillante inchiostratura.

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        La Situation de La Pologne en MDCCLXXIII. - Die Lage des Königreichs Pohlen im Jahr 1773. - J.E. Nilson, fec. et excud. A.V.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Johann Elias Nilson in Augsburg, dat. 1773, 29 x 19 Karikatur auf die erste Teilung Polens. - Zeigt Friedrich den Großen, Joseph den Erzherzog von Österreich, Katharina die Große und Stanislaw August König von Polen (?) mit einer Karte von Polen in der Hand, die sie zusammen festhalten. - Über der Darstellung Engel mit Posaune und drei Bannern. - Seltenes Blatt! Caricature on the first partition of Poland. - Displays Frederick the Great, Joseph the Archduke of Austria, Catherine the Great and the King of Poland Stanis?aw August with a map of Poland in hand. - About the illustration Angel with trombone and three banners. - Rare sheet!

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        Contes moraux et nouvelles idylles.

      chez l'auteur,, Zuric(h), 1773 - Zuric(h), chez l'auteur, 1773. 26x20 cm. Gestoch. Titel, 2 Bl., 184 S., 12 n.n. S. Subskribenten-Verz. Mit 15 gestoch. Vignetten und 10 gestoch. Tafeln. Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Lonchamp 1203. - Leemann-van Elck, Gessner, 526 und Katalog der Radierungen 33-42 und Züricher Buchillustrationen, 162. - Erste Quartausgabe. - "Diese erste Quart-Ausgabe ist zugleich die erste französische Ausgabe. Die zwie Erzählungen von Diderot stehen am Anfang. Die Übersetzung besorgte Michael Huber, der aber inzwischen als Lektor nach Keipzig übersiedelt war; Henri Meister hat sie nochmals durchgesehen und unter Beihilfe seiner Pariser Freunde Diderot, Watelet und Turgot sozusagen vollständig umbearbeit." (Leemann-van Elck, Gessner). - "Die prächtge Quartausgabe der 'Contes moraux ' erschien ebenfalls im eigenen Verlag. Sie sind mt vielen geschmackvollen grössern Vignetten und ganzseitigen Radierungen von Gessners Hand geschmückt, die in ihrem antik-griechischen Gewande ein erträumtes, goldenes Zeitalter vorspiegeln. Dichter, Illustrator, Drucker und Verleger verienigten sich in einer Hand, um ein harmonisches Ganzes zu schaffen, das in der schweizerischen und deutschen Buchkunst dieser Epoche einzig dasteht." (Leemann-van Elck). - Wie meist ohne die Buchbinderangaben gebunden, jedoch mit dem Subskribentenverzeichnis. - (Einband schwach berieben. Widmung von alter Hand auf Vorsatz. Die 10 Tafeln mit einem kleinem Fleck im Seitenrand ausserhalb der Platte, sonst nur stellenweise fleckig). Sprache: Französisch Ldr.-Bd. der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vermischte Philosophische Schriften. Aus den Jahrbüchern der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin gesammelt. (Und:) Vermischte Schriften. Eine Fortsetzung der vermischten philosophischen Schriften desselben. Nebst einigen Nachrichten von seinem Leben, und seinen sämtlichen Werken. (Hrsg. von Christian Friedrich von Blanckenburg).

      Weidmanns Erben und Reich,, Leipzig, 1773 - 2 Bde. Leipzig, Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1773-81. 8°. (5) Bl., 398 S.; (2) Bl., 144 S., (2) Bl., 237 S. Halbleder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, rötliche Rückenschildchen. Erste Buchausgabe, komplett, mit der vorhandenen Fortsetzung selten. Der bedeutende Philosoph und Ästhetiker der Aufklärung, Johann Georg Sulzer (1729-1779), stellte seine urprünglich französisch abgefassten Schriften für den ersten Band selbst zusammen, nachdem Christian Garve den Wunsch geäussert hatte, sie in "deutscher Sprache gesammelt zu sehen", und anbot, sie mit "seinen Anmerkungen" zu versehen. Der zweite Band wurde von Blankenburg (1744-1796) mit einer ausführlichen Biographie herausgegeben. - Einbände berieben an Kanten und Rücken, zum Teil leichte Stockflecken. Halbleder d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung, rötliche Rückenschildchen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Band 1 - 43. Zweiundvierzig Bände der Reihe (ohne Band 38)

      - - sehr gut erhaltene, einheitliche Bände/Die Bände enthalten: Poems upon several occasions by Edmund Waller/The poems of Mark Akenside/Select works of W. Shenstone/Poems by Mr. Gray/Poems of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of Saint Patrick`s Dublin, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/The poetical works of the right honourable Joseph Addison/John Milton: Paradiese Lost. A poem in twelve Books, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Alexander Poe: The poetical works, Volume I, II, III und IV (4 Bände)/Hudibras, in three parts. Written in the Time of the late wars by Samuel Butler with Annotations, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Edward Young: Poems on several occasions, Volume III/Original poems by John Dryden in two Volumes, I und II (2 Bände)/The poems of Dr. Thomas Parnell/Mr. William Collins: The poetical works of Mr. William Collins to which are added Mr. Hammond`s Elegies/The works of Virgil. Translated by John Dryden, Volume V/VI/VII (3 Bände)/Poems and Fables by the late Mr. John Gay, Volume II/The Odyssey of Homer. Translated from the greek by Alexander Pope, Volume I, II und III (3 Bände)/Poems on several occasions by John Milton/The Iliad of Homer. Translated from the greek by Alexander Pope, Volume I, II und III (3 Bände)/Poems upon several occasions by Matthew Prior, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/The Poetical works of James Thomson, Band II/Select Poems of Mr. A. Cowley/The poetical works of Sir Samuel Garth/Poems on several occasions by the late Mr. John Gay/Fables, ancient and modern, translated into verse, from Homer, Ovid, Boccace and Chaucer with original poems by John Dryden, Volume III und IV (2 Bände)/The Complaint: Or Night-Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality, Volume I und II (2 Bände)/Paradise regain`d. a poem in four Books. To which is added, Samson Agonistes and Comus, a mask by the Author John Milton, Volume III - Gewicht in Gramm: 6720 A. Kincaid and W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1773. Zusammen ca. 7.500 S. Ledereinbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und 4 Schmuckbünden. Je mit goldgeprägten Wappen des Adelsgeschlechts ,Biron von Kurland" (Peter von Biron (1724 - 1800) auf oberer Einbanddecke. Je mit gestochenem Exlibris auf Vorsatz sowie je Band mit handschriftlichen Namenseintrag auf Titel ,Catherine de Courland", später bekannt geworden als Wilhelmine von Sagen

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