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      Alex Le Prieur 1773 - A Paris, chez P. Alex Le Prieur, 1773. Poème dédié à Monseigneur le Comte de Provence. 1 volume in-8, 44 pp. Avec 4 vignettes en taille-douce signée EISEN, gravées par Baquoy, et 4 beaux fleurons. Relié avec : ROSSET Pierre François. L'AGRICULTURE, Poème. 1774. Sans éditeur, vraisemblablement le même que l'ouvrage précédent. 259 pp. Mentionné "Seconde édition", alors que l'originale est bien de 1774. Poème en 6 chants précédés d'un "Discours sur le poème géorgique", et suivis d'observations, et illustrés chacun d'une vignette. Les 2 ouvrages sont reliés en un vol. in-8, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons et pièce de titre de cuir rouge. Manque aux extrémités des coiffes, mors supérieur fendu sur 3 cm, coins frottés, reliure état d'usage mais solide. Intérieur frais. Très belles gravures d'Eisen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie l'Art et l'Affiche]
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        C. Crispus Sallustus; et L. Annaeus Florus.

      Joannis Baskerville, Birminghamiae 1773 - First Baskerville edition, 4to, pp. [4], 317; collating as in Gaskell though lacking final blank leaf (2R4); title-page with star and lozenge rule; old signature on title-p. of "Francis North, 1777" (Francis North, the first Earl of Guilford (1704-1790) and member of Parliament, for whom see DNB); with the Earl of Guilford armorial bookplate; edges rubbed, binding lightly soiled else a very good copy in a nice contemporary binding of full red roan, triple-rule gilt border on covers with small fleurons in the corners, smooth gilt spine elaborately gilt, green morocco labels, a.e.g., and contained in a maroon cloth slipcase. Gaskell 51. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Beautifully printed Colonial Insurance Document assuring protection against <I>"Seas, Men of War, Fires, Enemies, Pirates, Rovers, Theives, Jettisons...and all other Perils, Losses and Misfortunes...."</I> for ship captained by William Wyer, later a prisoner in the notorious British prison ship "Old Jersey" - signed by merchant and future Pennsylvania Governor Thomas Wharton, Jr

      Partly printed document, one page, 13" x 16.5", Philadelphia, December 4, 1773. In part, "Whereas We Reynell & Coates as well in Our Name, as for and in the Name and Names of all and every other Person or Persons, to whom the same doth, may or shall appertain, in Part or in all doth make Assurance and causeth Ourselves and them and every of them to be Insured, lost or not lost, at and from the port of Philadelphia To Newbury Port in New England upon all Kinds of lawful Goods and Merchandizes, loaden or to be loaden aboard the good Schooner called the Polly whereof is Master for this present voyage William Wyer...Touching the Adventures and Perils, which we the Assurers are contented to bear, and to take upon us in the Voyage, they are, of the Seas, Men of War, Fires, Enemies, Pirates, Rovers, Theives, Jettisons...and all other Perils, Losses and Misfortunes...." Thomas Wharton, Jr, has handwritten ad signed the £100 insurance: "One hundred Pounds Tho Wharton jun for Anty Stocker." Wharton

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Angling Sports: in Nine Eclogues. A new attempt to intoduce a more pleasing variety and mixture of subjects and characters into Pastoral etc et. BOUND WITH Phineas Fletcher, Piscatory Dialogues with other miscellanies, illustrated with notes, critical and explanatory, 1771

      Edward and Charles Dilly and A. Kincaid and W. Creech, London and Edinburgh 1773 - 2 vols bound in 1. Third edition of first work; First edition of second work. 8vo. pp, xxxvii, (vi),136. viii, 151, (iv). Half titles to both vols present. Engraved frontis. to vol 1. Engraved vignette on title of the second volume. Both volumes complete in all respects. Eighteenth century full calf, raised bands, morocco title label. A little wear to extremities but an excellent copy. Very fresh and clean and tight internally. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Lettera del canonico Ang. Maria Bandini sopra i principi, e progetti della Biblioteca Laurenziana, scritta in occasione di essere stati trasferiti nella medesima i Codici Orientali, che si conservavano nel Real Palazzo. Si aggiunge un'esatta notizia de' Codici più insigni, per uso degli eruditi forestieri che qui concorrono.

      - Firenze, nella Stamperia Allegrini, Pisoni, e Comp., 1773, in-12 piccolo, br. coeva in carta giallina, pp. 106, [2], l'ultima carta bianca. Mancanza all'angolo inferiore esterno d'una carta (margine bianco): ottime condizioni. Ex-libris Piero Gerini. Raro e importante. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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        Chart of Part of the Coast of New South Wales , from Cape Tribulation to Endeavour Straits. By Lieut. J. Cook, 1770

      London, 1773. Engraved map, 325 x 360 mm., original folds; small repaired tear to right-hand margin without loss; in fine condition. Cook charts Queensland. The earliest charting of the coast of Queensland, commemorating one of the most memorable passages of Cook&#39;s first voyage. This map, prepared by Cook himself, details the tracks and anchorages of the {i Endeavour} as the expedition sailed north along the coastline in 1770. Far North Queensland was a difficult passage for the {i Endeavour} of course: the ship ran aground on a shoal near the Hope Isles and required numerous repairs at Endeavour River. The expedition&#39;s naturalists, Joseph Banks, Herman Spöring and Daniel Solander, used the delay as an opportunity to collect Australian flora for European study. Cook&#39;s chart, which was published in this form for Hawkesworth&#39;s official account of the first voyage (see catalogue number XX), shows the exact spot of the reef where the ship went aground, as well as "Endeavour River, where we beached the ship". The track to Cape York, including the passage through Providential Channel, is marked. The original manuscript version from which this was prepared, now in the British Library, is reproduced in {i Historical Records of NSW} (1893, plate 6).

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        [View of the Endeavour Beached at Endeavour River]

      London:. 1773.. Copper engraved view from the first edition of Cook&#39;s Voyages, with no caption beneath. Image size 47x21 cm w/ good margins beyond the plate marks. Contemporary folds flattened, very nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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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 - 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. 4 Kg. 602 pp. Editio novissima Veneta post sextam Lugdunensem

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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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 - 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. 1 Kg. 816 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Abhandlung von der Ausziehung des grauen Staars.

      Vandenhoeck,, Göttingen, 1773 - Göttingen, Vandenhoeck, 1773. 8°. 8 n.n. Bl., 216 S. Schlichter Pappband der Zeit. Hirsch-H. IV, 980. - Erste Ausgabe. Richters Schrift war eine Ermutigung an die Chirurgen sich der Staroperation anzunehmen, die bis dahin meist von umherziehenden sogenannten Augenärzten praktiziert wurden. - Es fehlt die Kupfertafel. Papier leicht gebräunt. Vorsätze stark gebräunt. Pappband fleckig und bestossen. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Manuel métallotechnique, ou Recueil de Secrets & de curiosités sur les métaux & les minéraux, appliqué aux arts & aux métiers.

      Chez Arkstée & Merhus 1773 - Ouvrage traduit de l'Allemand de M. Silberman, de l'Académie des Curieux de la Nature & de l'Art, 1 vol. in-12 reliure d'époque, Chez Arkstée & Merhus, Leipsick, Chez Charles-Antoine Jombert, Paris, 1773, faux-titre, titre, vj-473 pp. et 1 f. n. ch. (errata) Rare exemplaire de ce manuel dont Conlon signale que "l'original et le traducteur sont inconnus". Conlon, XVII, 147 (reliure frottée restaurée avec fente en dos, manques en coiffes, bon état intérieur). Ce titre est absent du catalogue de la BNF, on ne trouve que deux exemplaires recensés au CCFR. Ward & Carozzi, 2052 Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        Manuel des Marins, ou Explication des Termes de Marine

      Lorient: By Julien le Jeune Fils, for the benefit of science, and to be found at bookshops in various seaports,, 1773. 2 volumes, octavo (200 × 124 mm). Contemporary mottled sheep trade binding, title gilt direct to spine, floral and arabesque devices in compartments formed by a foliate roll between rules, edges marbled. Headpieces. Light browning, binding worn at the corners, head- and tail-caps chipped, but remains very good and attractive. First edition. Born in St. Malo in 1732, Bourdé spent his entire career in the employ of the Compagnie des Indes based at Lorient. His reputation was made by the publication in 1765 of Le Manoeuvrier, which he had submitted for the approbation of the Academie des Sciences. An English translation was published in 1788 and Bourdé joined Hoste and Bigot de Morogues as French naval theoreticians who became highly influential on both sides of the channel. In the present work he attempts the definition of terms currently in use at sea, on the basis of the principle that from words "we are led to an understanding of all the rest." Authors of other marine dictionaries lack experience at sea, and simply cannot define that which they do not understand without error, mistaking one thing for another, and stuffing their works with false explanations. He will attempt to write as simply, but as precisely as possible, in the "langage ordinaire des Marins," making his dictionary useful not just to seamen, but also to merchants, politicians, and "on qui fréquentent les Ports du Royaume." Uncommon, COPAC shows just two copies of the 1799 revised edition in Britain, nine copies on OCLC, eight of them in the USA.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - Añadido por D. Pedro Enguera, Maestro de Mathematicas de los Caballeros Pages del Rey, un TRATADO DE RELOJES SOLARES. En Madrid: Impr. de Miguel Escribano, 1773, 20x29, Portada con el retrato del autor, 1 hoja. 298 págs. Numerosos grabados en madera, varios a toda página y alguno coloreado de época. Bonita encuadernación en holandesa lomo en piel de ante con nervios, hierros en lomara. Uno de los tratados españoles más importantes sobre arte, arquitectura y proporciones del cuerpo humano. Dividido en cuatro libros, trata el primero de la figuras geométricas y cuerpos regulares e irregulares, es decir, la geometría necesaria para un arquitecto, escultor u orfebre, con los cortes de sus láminas y un tratado de relojes; el segundo libro trata de la proporción y medidas del cuerpo humano, con sus huesos, músculos, y las distintas posiciones en el espacio del cuerpo humano; el libro tercero versa sobre las alturas y formas de los animales domésticos y de carga, y las aves de rapiña y corral; el cuarto y último libro trata de arquitectura, frontispicios y de la construcción de iglesias, con ejemplos de orfebrería) (3417).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        An Account of the Voyages... in the Southern Hemisphere

      London: W. Strahan, 1773. Three volumes, quarto, with 52 finely engraved maps and plates; in contemporary calf skilfully rebacked; slight staining to edges of a few pages in the first volume, otherwise a very good set. The great voyage compendium, including the official account of Cook&#39;s first voyage. A really handsome set of this fundamental book: the official account of Cook&#39;s great first voyage in the {i Endeavour}, during the course of which he discovered and charted the entire east coast of Australia, naming it New South Wales. Published three years after the earliest surreptitious publication of the unofficial narrative now know to have been written by the sailor Magra, this is the full official version of the voyage, sanctioned by the Admiralty, and published after some delay in its preparation in this elegant and substantial form. It is the first full-dress narrative and illustration of this extraordinary voyage, and consequently has the greatest significance for any collection of Australiana or of voyages. The collection sets the scene for the Cook narrative by including in the first volume the official narratives of the voyages of Byron, Wallis and Carteret; the compendium thus contains the cream of eighteenth-century English exploration in the Pacific Ocean. The Cook text, which occupies the whole of the second and third volumes, was edited from Cook&#39;s journals by the professional writer John Hawkesworth. It was not to everyone&#39;s taste: Cook himself, notoriously reticent, disliked his editor&#39;s use of the first person in the narrative. This particularly attractive set is a good example of the first edition in its most complete form, containing both the "Directions for Placing the Cuts and Charts" and the "Chart of the Streight of Magellan", either or both of which are often lacking in copies of the first edition.

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      Mannheim: Churfurstl. Hof-und Academie-Buchdruckerey, 1773.. [16],358pp. plus two engraved plates and folding map. Contemporary patterned paper boards; expertly rebacked and recornered to style, preserving original leather label. Internally clean. Very good plus. Second issuewith some corrections, after the first printing of the previous year, of this rare account of Lower California by the German Jesuit, Jacob Baegert. Baegert lived in Baja California for a period of seventeen years (1751-68) and spent most of his time at the Mission of San Luis Gonzaga, leaving after the expulsion of the Jesuits in 1767. He provides some important details on the culture of the Indians of Baja California, including the Pericues, Guiacuras, and Cochiemes. Wagner states that the German Jesuits were especially dissatisfied toward the end of the Jesuit regime in California, and Baegert&#39;s bitterness is evident in his book: " was a land full of ferocious beasts and even more ferocious Indians, the soil was poor, the water undrinkable and there was no fuel to be had." The fine and important map was made by the fellow Jesuit, Ferdinand Consak, and is described by Streeter as "most helpful in giving the location of the many Jesuit missions in Lower California. It also shows the route along the west coast of Mexico followed by Baegert in going to California in 1751 and his route out in 1768, after the expulsion of the Jesuits." The top right corner of the territory (present day Arizona) is labeled, rather ominously, "Los Apaches Barbari." The excellent plates, which were apparently not issued with all copies, depict male and female California Indians. The NUC locates only three copies of this second issue. A prime early account of Baja California, with an important map and plates of the region. HOWES B29. HILL, p.12. COWAN, p.27. SABIN 4363. BELL B5 (1772 ed). STREETER SALE 2442. BARRETT 129. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 157. MEADOWS, BAJA CALIFORNIA 1. GRAFF 137 (1772 ed).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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      London: Printed for Stanfield Parkinson, 1773.. xxiii,212,[2]pp. plus twenty-six plates, a map, and an engraved frontispiece portrait. Large quarto. Contemporary marbled boards with vellum corners; expertly rebacked in calf, retaining original leather label. Slight offsetting from some plates, otherwise quite clean, a near fine copy. A large paper copy of this important narrative. Parkinson accompanied Capt. James Cook on his first voyage to the South Pacific and New Zealand, serving as draughtsman under naturalist Joseph Banks. As botanical artist for the Endeavor voyage, Parkinson produced a large number of magnificent botanical and natural history drawings of Tahiti, New Zealand, and Australia. His untimely death near the end of the voyage while en route from Batavia to the Cape of Good Hope resulted in a dispute between his brother, Stanfield, and Banks over ownership of his manuscripts and drawings. When Hawkesworth learned of the impending publication of this work, he sought and received an injunction to prevent its appearance until sometime after the official account was issued. Hawkesworth went so far as to omit mention of Parkinson&#39;s name from the official account, and even failed to give him credit for his botanical illustrations. The present work stands as the most attractive of the unofficial accounts of Cook&#39;s first voyage. It contains extensive descriptions of Australia and New Zealand, and is the first work to properly identify the kangaroo by name. The handsome plates are from Parkinson&#39;s drawings, and they depict natives of Tierra del Fuego, Tahiti, and New Zealand, scenes in Tahiti and New Zealand, and native artifacts. Also included are several vocabularies of South Sea languages. A major journal for Cook&#39;s first voyage. BEDDIE 712. BELL P100. STREETER SALE 2406. HILL 1308. DAVIDSON, pp.54-56. HOLMES 7. SABIN 58787. NMM I:564. O&#39;REILLY & REITMAN 371. KROEPELIEN 944. COX I, p.58.

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

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

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

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

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

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

      Chez Delalain 1773 - 1 vol. in-12 rel. moderne (fin XIXe) plein maroquin rouge, dos à 5 nerfs, filets sur coupes, chasses richement ornées, tête dorée, Chez Delalain, La Haye, Paris, 1773, frontispice (gravé par De Ghendt), xxij pp. (dont titre gravé), 1 f. n. ch. (figure allégorique gravée par Delaunay), pp.1-176, 1 f. n. ch. (second frontispice gravé par De Ghendt), pp. 177-309, 1 f. n. ch. (tables), avec 99 vignettes et 99 culs-de-lampe dessinés par Marillier Elégant exemplaire dans une reliure moderne de la meilleure facture, avec la rangée d'entrelacs au lieu du triple filet typographique p. iij, avec le bon texte mais sans le carton p. 162, une seule des figures gravées par Delaunay, comme souvent, une discrète restauration marginale au second frontispice. L'ensemble des 99 vignettes et des 99 culs-de-lampe de Marillier illustrant cette édition constitue un des chefs-d'oeuvre de la gravure française du XVIIIe siècle. Cioranescu, 25113 ; Cohen, I, 313 Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les loix de Minos ou Astérie

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

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        COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND: In Four Books. The Fifth Edition.

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

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        Mémoire sur les Opinions qui partagent les Militaires,

      Paris, Claude-Antoine Jombert, , 1773. suivi du Traité des Armes Défensives, corrigé et augmenté. Octavo. (192 × 133mm). Contemporary half vellum on marbled boards, tan morocco label. 4 folding plates. One plate torn without loss, light foxing and browning, a little rubbed externally, but overall very good. First Edition thus. Maizeroy was, despite the claims of Guichard, the most important expert of his time on the art of war in antiquity. He pursued the "scholarly study of Greek and Roman warfare, which he compared with, and brought to bear on, modern warfare... Throughout history... war conveyed clear lessons, provided it was seriously studied. "The theory of the Greeks was fixed, certain and uniform, because it was treasured up in methodical treatises." No change could affect the universal fundamentals of the art of war. The search for the perfect system of tactics is... the principal theme in Maizeroy&#39;s writings... the principles of tactics were not only universally valid but also based upon a rigorous and precise rationale of mathematics" (Gat The Origins of Military Thought, pp. 40&#150;41). The present work discusses current thinking on column and line, grand manoeuvres, artillery and the role of the defensive with reference to Saxe, Folard, Guibert, and others. Brief notices of the Battles of Prestonpans and Falkirk.

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

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

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

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        COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND: In Four Books. The Fifth Edition.

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

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        A Dictionary of Ancient Geography

      London: Printed for G. Robinson, 1773. Leather Bound. Good/No Jacket. n.p., 21 cm. Full leather. Bookplate of &#39;Lord Walsingham&#39; on front paste-down endpaper. Extended title reads: "Explaining The Local Appellations in Sacred, Grecian, and Roman History; Exhibiting The Extent of Kingdoms, and Situations of Cities, &c. and illustrating The Allusions and Epithets in the Greek and Roman Poets. The Whole established by proper Authorities, and designed for the Use of Schools." MacBean was one of the compilers of Johnson&#39;s dictionary.

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

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

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      London; Edward and Charles Dilly, 1773 vii + 383 pages. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 in. high. Full polished calf with 5 raised bands and a maroon leather label with gilt title &#39;Forster&#39;s Travels&#39; on spine. Condition of the book is GOOD; Light wear and soiling to covers & spine, front cover detached after title page, front hinge repaired with clear plastic tape, the rest of the binding is very tight. Slight uniform toning to paper, but no foxing, staining etc. No illustrations in this edition. Travel Rare RGR

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

      Birminghamiae; Typis Joannis Baskerville. MDCCLXXIII. (Birmingham, 1773). Gaskell # 51. - 9 ½ in. x 11 ¾ in., [4]pp., [1]-317 pp. Bound in old tree calf sides, with the spine replaced in more recent, antique-style calf; featuring five raised bands, red morocco title label, gilt-lettered: SALLUS ET FLORUS, simple, blindstamped floral tooling in compartments; old calf covers show a triple-line borders, single line on the cover edges, and borders on the leather turn-ins; all edges stained dark blue, sewn headbands, with dark green silk bookmarker bound in, early marbled paper-covered endpapers. Half-title shows some tanning to the edges, light crease to lower right margin; tanning to flyleaves; tiny hole in center of page 73-74, small bumps/creasing to upper corners of pp. 105-137, crease to back (later) watermarked flyleaf. Cover edges show some wear, covers show age-related abrasions to the leather surface, with loss of leather surface, flaking off of part of the &#147;tree&#148; designs. Former owner's bookplate on front paste-down. Text is generally clean & crisp, with good sized margins. Scan shows the spine & part of the front cover. Weight: 3 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. (Latin text). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quae Exstant [comprising] Bellum Catillinarium; Bellum Jugurth; Historiarum Fragmenta; Oratio Ad C. Cæsarum, De Republica Ordinanda. [with Florus&#146;] Epitome Rerum Romanorum.

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

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        EL BLASON DE CATALUÑA (1773-1775)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        "A new dictionary of the English language: containing, not only the explanation of words, with their orthography, etymology, and idiomatic use in writing; but likewise, their orthoepia or pronunciation in speech, according to the present practice of polished speakers in the metropolis&#133; to which is prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar&#133;"

      London: "printed for John and Francis Rivington, William Johnston, Thomas Longman and Thomas Cadell". 1773. "First and only edition, 4to, pp. [8], viii, 57, [1], plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; mid 20th century half calf over marbled boards, gilt-decorated spine, red morocco label; overall appearance is fine. & & A ""hack writer"" who possessed a ""strong love of notoriety, [and] a jealous and perverse temper,"" Kenrick (?1725-1779) ""was often drunk and violent. He became the enemy of every decent and successful person, and so notorious as a libeler that few condescended to answer him. His vanity lead him to fancy himself equal to any task without serious study. In his later years Kenrick seldom wrote without a bottle of brandy at his elbow. Though a superlative scoundrel, he was clever, and especially proud of the rapidity of his writing; even his more serious works seldom occupied him for more than two days"" (see DNB for a lively account of this literary curmudgeon). Among those most frequently attacked and offended were Johnson and Boswell, Garrick, Goldsmith, Fielding, and, predictably, other famous men, who, by association would give Kendrick a name. & & For all his attacks on Johnson (Kenrick was violently critical of Johnson&#39;s edition of Shakespeare and his dictionary) he seems to have made good use of Johnson&#39;s lexicographic skills. A spot check of entries shows Kenrick&#39;s lexicon to be a word-for-word transcription from that of Johnson. & & Alston V, 283; Kennedy 6276."

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

      - Londres, Chez les libraires associés, 1773. 2 tomes in-4 reliés en un volume, (2)-LII-154-(2) p., (12 pl.) et (2)-128 p., (15 pl.), reliure plein veau, dos lisse orné, tranches marbrées (coiffe inférieure arasée, mouillures). Complet des 27 planches dépliantes de tactique militaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

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        DICTIONNAIRE RAISONNE UNIVERSEL DE MATIERE MEDICALE, concernant les végétaux, les animaux et les minéraux qui sont d&#146;usage en médecine; leurs prescriptions, leurs analyses, leurs vertus, leurs propriétés, etc. recueillis de manuscrits originaux, et des me

      - A Paris, chez P. Franç. Didot le jeune, 1773. 4 volumes in-8 plein veau moucheté du temps, dos à nerfs ornés de petits fers dorés encadrant des fleurons centraux, titres et tomaisons dorés, (1f+IV+718+privilège+1f), (1f+ft+t+736),(1f+ft+t+672+2ff),(1f+t+742pp+1f). Bel ensemble qui ne présente que les défauts habituels d&#146;usage: coiffes frottées, coins faibles, traces au papier sans gravité avec quelques petites fentes; mais les volumes sont plaisants, en pleine reliure du XVIII° et les défauts énoncés ne portent pas atteinte à la qualité de l&#146;ensemble.Passionnant ouvrage, très pratique sous forme alphabétique, avec des fiches bien développées et couvrant un inventaire au niveau mondial; chaque matière, minérale, végétale ou animale est longuement décrite, les propriétés sont détaillées, les applications et recettes explicitées. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

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

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

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        Collection Complette Des Oeuvres Philosophiques, Littéraires Et Dramatiques.

      London: 1773. - 5 Volumes. 8vo. with half-titles in Vols. II-V. folding table. 10 engraved plates. contemporary mottled calf, gilt backs (several joints cracked, extremties rubbed, a few gatherings foxed). Included are four works which are not by Diderot: Le Code de la Nature by Morelly, Les Principes de Philosophie Morale by Étienne Beaumont, La Justification de Plusieurs Articles de l&#146;Encyclopédie by Abbé Monlinot, and Lettre au P. Berthier sur le Matérialisme by Abbé Coyer. Quérard II 455. Tchemerzine IV 462. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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

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

      London, Knapton, 1773 - LXXIX/603, III-V/602, 26 Bl./590 (recte 594), LXX/632 S. Erste Ausgabe dieser Übersetzung. - Gibson 250. Lowndes 93: This edition does not contain the whole of Lord Bacon&#146;s works. (The translator has extensively altered Lord Bacon&#146;s arrangement by way of improving it.) - Neben der englischen Werkausgabe von 1730 die zweite englische Ausgabe überhaupt. - Die beiden im Bd. I am Ende zwischengeb. Blätter enthalten eine Widmung des Herausgebers Peter Shaw für Horatio Walpole. - Vorsätze mit Exlibris. Vereinzelt etw. fleckig und mit Wurmspuren, Bd. I am Ende wasserrandig. Insgesamt innen sauber. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 3550

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

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

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