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        Orphée et Euridice. Tragédie. Opera en trois actes. Opéra en trois actes. Dédiée à la Reine. Par Monsieur le chevalier Gluck. Représentée pour la première fois par l`Académie Royale de Musique, le mardi, 2 aoust, 1774. Les parolles sont de Mr. Moline. Gravée par Madame Lobry. 1er acte gravé par le Sr. Huguet.

      Paris, (Lemarchand 1774).. 3 Bll. (Titel, Widmung, Widmungsgedicht), 217 S. Noten und 1 Bl. "Catalogue des Ouvrages" (alles gestochen). Lederband d. Zt. 34 x 26,5 cm. Erste französische Ausgabe. - Hirsch II, 285; Eitner IV, 286; RISM G 2852; Wotquenne 212; Clement 820; Schnapper 386; Hopkinson 41A; Sonneck 57; Towers 473. - Umgearbeitete Fassung des erstmals 1762 in Wien aufgeführten Werkes, mit dem Gluck und sein Librettist, Ranieri de` Calzabigi, den Versuch unternahmen, die italienische Oper zu reformieren. Die vorliegende Fassung, die länger ist als die ursprüngliche, passt das Werk an die Konventionen der französischen Oper an: "Umänderung der Titelrolle für Tenor, Ausweitung der Ballettszenen, Straffung des Rezitativs, Bereicherung der Instrumentation, Erweiterung der Nebenrollen; die stellenweise spürbare Wandlung des Operngeistes ergab sich dabei gleichsam als Nebenprodukt" (MGG V, 369). Das Libretto erstellte Pierre Louis Moline nach Calzabigi. - Über die Verlegerangabe Lemarchand ist ein Etikett montiert: "A Paris, chez Bonjour, professeur, éditeur, et marchand de musique, rue St Honorée près celle du Roule n°273... il loue, vend, et achète tout espèces d`instruments, tient aussi des cordes de Naples et d`Allemagne, pour piano. harpe, violon, base, et généralement tout ce qui concerne la lutherie et la musique..." - Einband bestoßen und etwas fleckig, Fehlstelle am oberen Rückenende. Decken etwas beschabt, Gelenke berieben. Innen recht sauberes Exemplar; am oberen weißen Rand mit unauffälligem kl. Nadelstich, 2 Bll, seitlich verkürzt.

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        Opuscules physiques et chymiques

      Durand; Didot; Esprit, Paris 1774 - [2], xxx, [2], 436pp. 3 folding engraved plates. 195 x 120 mm. 18th cent. calf gilt, lightly rubbed.but a fine clean copy with crisp impressions of the plates. First edition, with 6 cancel leaves as noted in Duveen & Klickstein. Lavoisier's first major work, "an advance over anything which had gone before" (Partington III, p. 393), in which he expressed his first doubts about the validity of the phlogiston theory. The Opuscules contains a history of gases (about which very little was known at the time) and a record of the quantitative experiments Lavoisier had carried out the previous year with great excitement and a presentiment of their revolutionary potential. He attacked the problems of combustion, calcination and air fixation, and solved the questions of whether quicklime is more or less complex than chalk; whether quicklime contains acidum pingue or fixed air; whether a metal is more or less complex than its calx; and whether calcination or combustion of a substance depends on the absorption of air. Duveen 339. Duveen & Klickstein 121. Norman 1288. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage au Canada, dans les années 1795, 1796 et 1797; ... et enrichi d'une carte générale du pays, et de onze planches offrant les points de vue les plus remarquables, et notamment le fameux Saut de Niagara. Tome premier[-troisième].Paris, Gérard (printed by Munier), An XI [1802/1803]. 3 volumes. 8vo. With 11 engraved plates and a loosely inserted folding engraved map. Contemporary uniform tree calf, gold-tooled.

      Chadenat 1228; cf. Lande, Canadiana 890; Sabin 102544. Second French edition of an early description of Canada and the eastern part of the United States. The Irishman Isaac Weld (1774-1856) spent over two years in North America researching the suitability of the countryside for large-scale immigration of Irish citizens. Departing from Philadelphia in 1795 and guided by Indians he made his way through dense woodlands and along rivers. On the way he visited several cities where he saw much of the best society, and made the acquaintance of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. In 1799 he published his travel book, which went through several English editions and was translated into French (An 8 [1799/1800]), German and Dutch. The present edition is illustrated with 11 plates by the Paris engraver Louis Francois Mariage (active 1785-1811), chiefly depicting natural scenery, including Niagara Falls. Also included is an interesting early map of Canada and the northern part of the United States showing Weld's travel route. Although his book met some opposition in North America itself - mainly because of his general lack of sympathy with the American patriots - his descriptions were influential because they were relatively early and were long included in compilations of travellers' reports on the United States in this period.With cancelled library stamps on the titles. In fine condition, with only an occasional minor spot. Binding also fine. A fine copy of this early and significant travel account.

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        A DISCOURSE PREACHED DECEMBER 15th 1774. Being the Day Recommended by the Provincial Congress, To Be Observed in Thanksgiving to God for the Blessings Enjoyed; and Humiliation on Account of Public Calamities.

      Boston: Printed by D. Kneeland; and Sold by Samuel Webb, in Queen-Street. 1774. 39, [1] pp. Last page a blank. 8vo: A - E4. 8-1/2" x 5-5/8" Overall VG (paper beginning to brown, as usual/sewn thread present, but snapped).

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        COMMENTARIOS

      - DO GRANDE AFONSO DALBOQUERQUE CAPITÃO GERAL QUE FOI DAS INDIAS ORIENTAES EM TEMPO DO MUITO PODEROSO REY D. MANUEL O PRIMEIRO DESTE NOME. PARTE I [e Partes II, III, e IV]. LISBOA. NA OFFICINA TYPOGRAFICA. ANNO MDCCLXXIV. [1774]. Obra em 4 volumes. In 8º (18x12 cm) com xxx, [14], 343 + 1 mapa desd; [12], 285; [12], 289; e 256 pags. Encadernações do início do século xx executadas pelo mestre encadernador Carmelita do Carmo em inteiras de pele marmoreada com ferros a ouro nas lombadas e nas esquadrias das pastas. Ilustrado com 1 mapa no final do primeiro volume; e uma gravura do autor em anterrosto. Exemplar apresenta carimbos oleográficos de posse sobre a folha de rosto que impregnaram a tinta nas folhas seguintes. Encadernações cansadas devido á qualidade da pele. Inocêncio I, 7 : Os Commentarios sahiram pela terceira vez, Lisboa, na Reg. Off. Typ. 1774, 8.º 4 tomos, com retrato e mapas. Esta é a edição vulgar: qualquer das outras é rara, e a de 1576 merece por todos os títulos a preferência. Os exemplares desta última em sofrível estado de conservação tem valido no mercado de 4:000 a 4:800 réis, e talvez mais. Da de 1774, que hoje custa na Imprensa Nacional 1:200 réis, acho memória no Manual de Brunet de terem sido vendidos em Paris um exemplar por 31 francos, e outro por 27! Esta obra é uma das fontes originais a consultar para a história da India. Seu autor é contado geralmente no numero dos bons clássicos da língua, e o P. António Pereira de Figueiredo não duvidou dar lhe o quinto lugar na serie em que os colocava com respeito ao mérito relativo de cada um, antepondo lhe apenas João de Barros, Damião de Goes, Francisco de Andrade, e Diogo do Couto. Location/localizacao: 5-1-A

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        De Magia Liber

      Leipzig: Kraus, 1774. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. A physician writes on magic! First printing, first edition, 1774. Hardcover 12mo, 316pp. Bound in what appears to be a slightly later school prize binding with gilt stamped boards and spine compartments, marbled endpapers. Very good with leather still supple, though there is a gouge to the front board about .75 inch in length, a few other smaller nicks or scratches. De Haen was a well-known physician and writer, one of the first to realize the importance of the thermometer. This treatise discusses the treatment of magic and divination by the Church Fathers, its modern place in science, and whether diagnoses could be achieved through the use of magic. Previous owner's signature to front flyleaf and old conte marking to frontis, else clean and unmarked. Rare.

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        Systeme de la nature [Ensemble] Le vrai sens du systême de la nature EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Londres|[Amsterdam]: S.n. [Marc Michel Rey], 1774. Fine. S.n. [Marc Michel Rey], à Londres [Amsterdam] 1774, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12,5x19,5cm), (14) 397pp. et (4) 500pp. (3) ; 84pp. (3), relié. - Rare and interesting meeting of these two works. New edition of the system of nature after the rare original 1770 and first edition of Helvetius on the same date of 1774 that this new edition of Mirabaud; actually three editions were published on the same date, with a different collation, without having been able to determine if there is a true original. Full sheepskin marbled time. Smooth back ornate. Part of title in red morocco, and volume number in black morocco. Red edges. Caps tail pulled. A brown spot on the top plate of Volume I. Restoring using a piece of leather on the upper flat of Volume II. Pretty good copy. Helvetius's book is an exegesis and a review of the system of nature, the author seems to have condensed the material in the form of maxims and assertions, all resting on a strong materialistic creed. We now know that the book is perhaps not Helvetius, although it recognizes its philosophy. As for the system of nature Mirabaud, he was received like a bomb in the middle letters, and finally poorly received by philosophers. It was not overtly materialist theses d'Holbach who were convicted but the demonstration of atheism and anti-clericalism. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Rare et intéressante réunion de ces deux ouvrages. Nouvelle édition du système de la nature après la rare originale de 1770, et édition originale de l'ouvrage d'Helvetius à la même date de 1774 que cette nouvelle édition de Mirabaud ; en réalité trois éditions sont parues à la même date, avec une collation différente, sans qu'on ait pu déterminer s'il y a une véritable originale. Reliure en pleine basane marbrée d'époque. Dos lisse très orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin noir. Tranches rouges. Coiffes de queue arrachées. Une tâche brune sur le plat supérieur du tome I. Restauration à l'aide d'une pièce de cuir au plat supérieur du tome II. Assez bon exemplaire. L'ouvrage d'Helvetius est une exégèse et un examen du Système de la nature, l'auteur semble en avoir condensé la matière sous forme de maximes et d'assertions, le tout reposant sur un fort credo matérialiste. On sait aujourd'hui que l'ouvrage n'est peut-être pas d'Helvetius, bien qu'on y reconnaisse sa philosophie. Quant au Système de la nature de Mirabaud, il fut reçut comme une bombe dans le milieu des lettres, et finalement assez mal accueilli par les philosophes. Ce ne fut pas les thèses ouvertement matérialistes de d'Holbach qui furent condamnées mais la démonstration d'athéisme et d'anticléricalisme.

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        Die deutsche Gelehrtenrepublik. Ihre Einrichtung. Ihre Geseze.Geschichte des lezten Landtags. Auf Befehl der Aldermänner durch Salogast und Welmar. Herausgegeben von Klopstock. Erster Theil (mehr nicht erschienen).

      Hamburg: Bode (Drucker) 1774 - 70 S. Nachricht von der Subscription ,448 S., Mehrere Einträge von Vorbesitzern mit Tinte und Bleistift Vorsatz verso und auf dem 1. leeren Blatt, vorletztes Blatt (ohne Text) mit Ausriß, Einband stark berieben, beschabt und bestoßen, Rücken unten mit 4 cm etwas helleren Leders repariert, innen meist fleckenfrei, Buchblock fest (III) * Erstausgabe von Klopstocks unvollendet gebliebener Utopie eines ständisch organisierten Gelehrtenstaates. W/G 29. 5433 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 430 Sonderangebot: Dieser Verkäufer bietet Kunden einen exklusiven Rabatt von 40% auf sämtliche Preise. Alter Preis:748,00 EUR. 8°, alter Ldr.-Einband mit Rückenschild, Rotschnitt [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Londres Nouvelle édition revue considérablement augmentée

      à Lausanne: S.n., 1774. Fine. S.n., à Lausanne 1774, 4 tomes in 12 (10x17cm), xij, 371pp. (2) et 388pp. (2) et 375pp. (4) et 393pp. (2), quatre volumes reliés. - Second edition after the first edition of 1770, which contained only 3 volumes. A large folding map in Volume I of London and cities and suburbs of London and Westminster. Full glossy marbled calf contemporary. Smooth back decorated. Parts of title in red morocco. Some scuffs and snags with gaps, but good overall decorative. Related travel, which leaves Boulogne and continues through London which is a detailed study of the manners, customs and all aspects of society: the poor, the courts, the clergy, the arts, marine , horse racing, 371pp trade. (... And specific chapters on melancholy, considered a caratéristique English, and how it contributed to their genius in the arts or sciences. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition après l'édition originale de 1770, qui contenait seulement 3 volumes. Une grande carte dépliante dans le tome I de Londres et des villes et faubourg de Londres et de Westminster. Reliures en plein veau glacé marbré d'époque. Dos lisse orné. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge. Quelques épidermures et accrocs avec manques, mais bon ensemble, décoratif. Relation de voyage, qui part de Boulogne et se poursuit jusqu'à Londres dont il est fait une étude détaillée des moeurs, des coutumes et de tous les aspects de la société : les pauvres, la jurisprudence, le clergé, les arts, la marine, les courses de chevaux, le commerce 371pp. (... et des chapitres particuliers sur la mélancolie, considérée comme une caratéristique des anglais, et en quoi celle-ci a contribué à leur génie dans les arts ou les sciences.

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        HISTOIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE M. LE PRINCE DE CONDE EN FLANDRE EN 1674. Précédé d'un tableau historique de la guerre de Hollande jusqu'à cette époque.

      Paris, Chez l'auteur et Ch. Ant. Jombert pere, Delaguette, Monory, 1774.. FIRST EDITION 1774. Folio, approximately 395 x 280 mm, 15½ x 11 inches, half-title, printed title page, engraved title page, 2 full page engraved plates, 4 folding maps coloured in outline, 32 double page engraved plates of Carte des Camps with formations highlighted in red, 3 other folding plates, Fort et Chateau; Siege Grave; and Bataille de Seneff which has formations highlighted in yellow, blue and red, engraved head and tail vignettes, pictorial initials, pages: xiv, 1-63, [1], 1-216 plus [8] - list of subscribers, licence and errata leaves at end, bound in full contemporary mottled calf, red and green gilt lettered labels, gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers. Binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, top and bottom of spine and corners repaired, small cracks to head and tail of both hinges, all pages and plates mounted on stubs, 3 gatherings bound out of place,13-16, 41-44,101-104, all bound 1 gathering before their correct position, page 41-44 browned, all text legible, a few small tears to folds and margins mostly neatly repaired. The smallest folding map has a third portion replaced from another identical map, pale vertical stain along the join, many plates have pale browning to margins, age-browning to some pages, 1 page has a vertical crease, 1 folding map slightly protruding with the edges of margins browned and dusty, a few rust marks just affecting a few letters but all legible, small chip to 1 plate margin, not affecting images, tip of 2 corners torn with slight loss, occasional foxing, old ink signature to top of half-title. A good sturdy copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Nouvelles figures de proportions et d'anatomie du corps humain].[Paris, engraved ca. 1687/88]. 71 x 53.5 cm. An extremely large engraved anatomical print (plate size 69 x 52.5 cm; engraved image 68.5 x 51.5 cm). In a passe-partout, under glass in a wooden frame painted black with the inside edge gilt (92 x 73 cm).

      - Choulant, Anatomic illustration, pp. 258-260; Haller, Bibl. anatomica I (1774), p. 744; Röhrl, History and bibliography of artistic anatomy, pp. 110-112, 420-42. Extremely rare anatomical print conceived, drawn and finely engraved by the Spanish artist and engraver Crisóstomo Martínez, one of the two largest (of 18) plates produced for an anatomical atlas left incomplete when he had to flee Paris for Flanders in 1690. Exactly centred in the print is an anatomical front view of a young adult male and to the viewer's left are a side and back view of the same man. To the viewer's right, below the central figure's left arm, stands the skeleton of a small child, probably no more than three years old. The circles and arcs often indicate how the parts of the body move. The print therefore combines elements from the traditional anatomical illustration of Vesalius with the notions of human proportion of Da Vinci, Pacioli and Dürer (continuing down to Le Corbusier's modulor man). But while the traditional anatomists depicted a dissected dead body, in process of decay, Martínez reconstructs a healthy live body from its parts. This also marked a departure from the traditional memento mori or vanitas images.With a few small and mostly marginal tears repaired, some faint and mostly marginal water stains, and a few small brown spots, but still in good condition. An extremely large and very finely executed anatomical print, made for a work that was never published and extremely rare.

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        Della istoria d’Italia di Francesco Guicciardini gentiluomo fiorentino libri XX. Tomo primo (secondo, terzo e quarto)

      appresso Michele Kluch (ma Gaetano Cambiagi), 1774. 4to (cm. 29,5), 4 Voll.; LVI-493(1), 487(1), 474, 418-LVIII pp. Con un ritratto f.t. in antiporta inciso da F. Allegrini su disegno di Giuseppe Piattoli. Legature coeve in mz. pergamena con titolo ms. al ds. Piatti in carta xilografata. Eccellente esemplare in barbe. Prima, rara tiratura di questa edizione pubblicata per cura del canonico Bonso Pio Bonsi e lodata dal Brunet (II, 1803-1804) e dal Gamba (566).

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        Voyages métallurgiques ou recherches et observations sur les mines & forges de fer, la fabrication de l'acier, celle du fer-blanc, & plusieurs mines de charbon de terre, faites depuis l'année 1757 jusques & compris 1769 en Allemagne, Suède, Norwege, Angleterre & Ecosse. Suivies d'un mémoire sur la circulation de l'air dans les mines, & d'une notice de la jurisprudence des mines de charbon dans le pays de Liege, la province de Limbourg, & le Comté de Namur.

      Lyon et Paris, Gabriel Regnault, 1774-1781. Three volumes in three (25.0 x 19.4 cm). 4to. 1,564 pp. [I (1774: xxxii, 416; II (1780) xxviii, 612; III (1781) viii, 568], and 52 [10; 28; 14] folded engraved plates. Contemporary near uniform full calf. Spines with five raised bands, rich gilt compartments and red morocco label with gilt title. The second and third volume with an additional green morocco shield with the volume number, and edges red. Marbled flyleaves.l The magnum opus of the mineralogist and mining engineer Antoine Gabriel Jars (1732-1769), and published after his death by his brother. The plates mainly show geological maps, mines, mining activities and equipment. the second and third volume have the title exopanded, including plomb, bismuth, cobolt, mercure, etc., and adding Hongrie, Tirol, le Hartz, la Saxe, la Bohême, la Hollande, etc. Poggendorff: "... divers mémoires sur les mines des pays visités... décrites avec beaucoup d'exactitude; il (l'auteur) donne leur histoire, les règlements et la forme de leur administration, le mode de leur exploitation. La France était, pour la minéralogie, et surtout pour la métallurgie, bien en arrière de plusieurs autres pays de l'Europe. Il rendit donc un véritable service à sa patrie, en la mettant à portée de mieux connaître deux sciences de plus grand intérêt pour son industrie" (michaud). Brunet says: "Ouvrage très-estimé". All title-pages have old library stamps and most plates on verso too, indicating that this has been a set for a long time, with the second and third volume bindings modelled after the first. Some pages a bit waterstained at the lower margin and some few plates also affected, but rather inoffensive. First volume gilt stamped on front board "Ecole d'Artillerie d'Auxonne". Brunet III, 516; Honeyman, 1755; Poggendorff I, 1192.

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        Versi e prose di Diamante Medaglia Faini con altri componimenti di diversi autori e colla vita dell'Autrice. Il tutto insieme raccolto, e dato alla luce da Giuseppe Pontara

      In Salò, presso Bartolomeo Righetti 1774 - 4°, mm 230x170, pp. xxxii, 316, legatura d'attesa cartonato coevo,  una bella antiporta allegorica, frontespizio inciso con grande vignetta centrale, una testata e tre ritratti a piena pagina (di Loredana Grimani Morosini cui è dedicata l'opera, dell'autrice e di un gruppo di dame all'interno di una biblioteca, tra cui l'A. che porge in lettura la sua opera). Il tutto finemente inciso in rame da Antonio Baratti su disegno di Saverio dalla Rosa. Esemplare in barbe,con restauro alle ultime dieci carte, ma assai genuino e stampato su carta forte. Opera del femminismo italiano, celebre per i discorsi pronunciati all'Accademia di Salò e qui stampati in cui la poetessa rinuncia alla poesia e reclama un estensione del diritto di educazione femminile a tutti i rami della scienza. Cfr. Morazzoni p. 175. Raro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Theatrum Machinarium. Oder: Schau-Platz der Heb-Zeuge [Hebe-Zeuge; Hebezeuge], in welchem nicht nur angewiesen wird Wie durch Menschen und Thiere gewaltige Lasten bequem fortzubringen, Sondern auch Mancherley Arthen der vornehmsten, gebräuchlichsten, dauerhaftigsten und curieusesten, wie auch simplesten Machinen, Lasten von ungeheurer Größe und Schwehre, so wol von einem Orth zum andern nicht allein füglich fortzuschaffen, als zu erheben, niederzulassen und mit Geschicklichkeit von einer Seite zur andern zu wenden, vorgestellet werden.

      Leipzig Bernhard Christoph Breitkopf und Sohn 1774 - Neue Auflage; ca 37x25 cm; (12) 164 (4) Seiten mit 56 Kupfertafeln; Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit Rückentitel (Einband an den Kapitalen stärker bestoßen, kleiner unterlegter Ausschnitt auf dem Vortitelblatt; sonst guter, fleckenfreier Zustand) 0,000 gr. Technik

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        Titelblatt zum "Elementarwerk" von Johann Bernhard Basedow, 1774/1785

      - Technik: Radierung auf Papier. Beschriftung: unten rechts signiert: "D.Chodowiecki del & sculp"; unten mittig bezeichnet: "TAB: XVII". Werkverzeichnis: Engelmann 54 II/IV. Serie: aus: "Das Basedowische Elementarwerk" von Johann Bernhard Basedow. Grösse: 17,4 x 22,7 cm (Darstellung). Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        HISTOIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE M. LE PRINCE DE CONDE EN FLANDRE EN 1674. Précédé d'un tableau historique de la guerre de Hollande jusqu'à cette époque.

      Paris Chez l'auteur et Ch. Ant. Jombert pere Delaguette Monory 1774 - FIRST EDITION 1774. Folio, approximately 395 x 280 mm, 15½ x 11 inches, half-title, printed title page, engraved title page, 2 full page engraved plates, 4 folding maps coloured in outline, 32 double page engraved plates of Carte des Camps with formations highlighted in red, 3 other folding plates, Fort et Chateau; Siege Grave; and Bataille de Seneff which has formations highlighted in yellow, blue and red, engraved head and tail vignettes, pictorial initials, pages: xiv, 1-63, [1], 1-216 plus [8] - list of subscribers, licence and errata leaves at end, bound in full contemporary mottled calf, red and green gilt lettered labels, gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers. Binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, top and bottom of spine and corners repaired, small cracks to head and tail of both hinges, all pages and plates mounted on stubs, 3 gatherings bound out of place,13-16, 41-44,101-104, all bound 1 gathering before their correct position, page 41-44 browned, all text legible, a few small tears to folds and margins mostly neatly repaired. The smallest folding map has a third portion replaced from another identical map, pale vertical stain along the join, many plates have pale browning to margins, age-browning to some pages, 1 page has a vertical crease, 1 folding map slightly protruding with the edges of margins browned and dusty, a few rust marks just affecting a few letters but all legible, small chip to 1 plate margin, not affecting images, tip of 2 corners torn with slight loss, occasional foxing, old ink signature to top of half-title. A good sturdy copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Médecine pratique de Sydenham, avec des notes, Ouvrage traduit en Francois sur la derniere edition Angloise, Par feu M. A. F. Jault.

      Paris, Didot 1774.. gr.-8°. 2 Bll., XL, 728 S., 2 Bll. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg., Einbd. berieb. Hint. Vors. gestemp. vgl. Graesse VI, 536 - Première édition francaise. - Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689) war ein englischer Arzt. Er wird auch als 'englischer Hippokrates' bezeichnet. Augustin François Jault (1700-1757) französischer Mediziner, Orientalist und Übersetzter.

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        Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden: Together with several other pieces on various Subjects

      London: Printed for J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1774. First edition, with half-titles. Published by Mrs. Eugenia Stanhope, from the Originals now in her Possession. 3 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Joints starting, a clean, large-margined copy. First edition, with half-titles. Published by Mrs. Eugenia Stanhope, from the Originals now in her Possession. 3 vols. 8vo. First Edition of Chesterfield's Letters, With Supplement. [With:] Supplement to the Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son; Late Envoy Extraordinaire at the Court of Dresden. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1787. Rothschild 598. Rothschild 596; Gulick 2

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        Trasporto Funebre del Corteo di N. S. Papa Clemente XIV

      1774 - Acquaforte e bulino, 1774, datata in lastra in alto al centro. Magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Impressa dalla tipografia di Benedetto Lavizzario. Molto rara. Ex collezione Laetitia Pecci Blunt. Dimensioni 400x287. Etching and engraving, 1774, dated on upper centre plate. Magnificent work printed on contemporary laid paper with margins, in excellent condition. It was printed by the typography of Benedetto Lavizzario. Very rare. Ex collezione Laetitia Pecci Blunt. Dimensioni 400 287mm

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        Traits de Météorolgie

      Imprimiere Royale 1774 - This french language book has no marks inside, has been rebound. 630 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Allgemeine Naturgeschichte. Eine freye mit einigen Zusätzen vermehrte Übersetzung nach der neuesten französ. Ausgabe von 1769.

      Berlin, Pauli, 1771-1774. - 7 Teile in 3 Bänden. 8°. Mit 3 gestochenen Frontispizen, 1 gestochenen Titel, 6 (wiederholten) Titelvignetten, 2 gefalteten Kupferstichkarten und 17 Kupfertafeln. Pappbände der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, (berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, leicht fleckig). Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieser Auflage. - Nissen, ZBI 710; Fromm 4273. - Mit Druckprivileg Friedrich des Großen. - Buffon (1707-1788), Verwalter des Königlichen Gartens in Paris, "verfaßte das Werk zusammen mit mehreren Mitarbeitern. Im ersten Teil . der u. a. die methodologischen Grundsätze, eine neue Erdentstehungstheorie und eine Naturgeschichte des Menschen und der Vierfüßler enthält, übertrug der Verfasser die anatomische Beschreibung der Lebewesen seinem Assistenten Louis-Jean-Marie Daubenton, während er selbst sich auf die Darstellung allgemeiner Zusammenhänge und Theorien konzentrierte. . Von der Veröffentlichung der ersten Bände an war der 'Histoire naturelle' ein großer Erfolg beschieden. Sie erschien den Lesern . als ein Monument der modernen Wissenschaft . Der 'Histoire naturelle' kommt vor allem das Verdienst zu, daß sie in der Naturwissenschaft die beobachtende Methode durchzusetzen vermochte, die in der Folgezeit zu umwälzenden Erkenntnissen geführt hat " (Kindler, Lit.-Lex. III, 1870). - Seltene Berliner Ausgabe der ersten Bände der Naturgeschichte, die die Entstehungsgeschichte der Erde sowie die Naturgeschichte des Menschen und der Tiere enthält und anders als die Leipziger bzw. Hamburger Ausgaben gegliedert wurde. - Die hübschen Frontispize gestochen von Glassbach. - Band 1 mit schwachem Wasserrand, Titel mit Stempel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anakreon - Poeta Grecki

      W Warszawie : nakadem Micha Grolla [.] : [Drukarnia Nadworna Jego Krolewskiej Mosci], 1774 - In-8° broché, couverture d'attente sur laquelle est imprimée la page de titre, 82 pp., feuillet d'errata n. c. Ojcem jego by? Jerzy Naruszewicz, ?owczy pi?ski, matk? Paulina z Abrahamowiczów. Na chrzcie otrzyma? imiona: Adam Tadeusz (dopiero wiele lat pó?niej przybra? jeszcze dodatkowe, trzecie imi?: Stanis?aw). Jako kilkunastoletni ch?opiec straci? oboje rodziców. W wieku zaledwie 15 lat uko?czy? szko?? jezuitów w Pi?sku i tam?e (14 sierpnia 1748) wst?pi? do ich zakonu. W roku 1748 zosta? wys?any (prawdopodobnie) na studia do szko?y jezuickiej w Lyonie. Po 10-letnim pobycie za granic?[6] powróci? do kraju i zosta? w latach 1754-1755 wyk?adowc? ?aciny (odpowiednik obecnego lektora - wówczas najni?szy stopie? nauczycielski)[3], gramatyki, a nast?pnie poetyki i retoryki w Akademii Wile?skiej. Jezuici (przed rokiem 1758) przedstawili go Czartoryskiemu, kanclerzowi wielkiemu litewskiemu, który wzi?? go pod swoj? opiek? i sta? si? jego mecenasem. Op?aci? mu kilkuletni? podró? po Europie (W?ochy, Niemcy, Hiszpania i Francja - studia teologiczne w Lyonie od roku 1758), po powrocie z której Naruszewicz otrzyma? na Akademii Wile?skiej katedr? poetyki, nauki stylu i dziejów literatury. W okresie pó?niejszym pe?ni? funkcj? rektora tej uczelni. Z woli zakonu zosta? przeniesiony do Warszawy i podj?? wyk?ady w Collegium Nobilium. Od 1771 by? redaktorem Zabaw Przyjemnych i Po?ytecznych. Po kasacie zakonu i po?arze na Nowym Mie?cie w 1773 znalaz? schronienie u Aleksandra Sapiehy, wówczas hetmana polnego litewskiego i jego ?ony Magdaleny. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Voyages métallurgiques ou recherches et observations sur les mines & forges de fer, la fabrication de l'acier, celle du fer-blanc, & plusieurs mines de charbon de terre, faites depuis l'année 1757 jusques & compris 1769 en Allemagne, Suède, Norwege, Angleterre & Ecosse. Suivies d'un mémoire sur la circulation de l'air dans les mines, & d'une notice de la jurisprudence des mines de charbon dans le pays de Liege, la province de Limbourg, & le Comté de Namur.

      - Lyon et Paris, Gabriel Regnault, 1774-1781. Three volumes in three (25.0 x 19.4 cm). 4to. 1,564 pp. [I (1774: xxxii, 416; II (1780) xxviii, 612; III (1781) viii, 568], and 52 [10; 28; 14] folded engraved plates. Contemporary near uniform full calf. Spines with five raised bands, rich gilt compartments and red morocco label with gilt title. The second and third volume with an additional green morocco shield with the volume number, and edges red. Marbled flyleaves.l The magnum opus of the mineralogist and mining engineer Antoine Gabriel Jars (1732-1769), and published after his death by his brother. The plates mainly show geological maps, mines, mining activities and equipment. the second and third volume have the title exopanded, including plomb, bismuth, cobolt, mercure, etc., and adding Hongrie, Tirol, le Hartz, la Saxe, la Bohême, la Hollande, etc. Poggendorff: ". divers mémoires sur les mines des pays visités. décrites avec beaucoup d'exactitude; il (l'auteur) donne leur histoire, les règlements et la forme de leur administration, le mode de leur exploitation. La France était, pour la minéralogie, et surtout pour la métallurgie, bien en arrière de plusieurs autres pays de l'Europe. Il rendit donc un véritable service à sa patrie, en la mettant à portée de mieux connaître deux sciences de plus grand intérêt pour son industrie" (michaud). Brunet says: "Ouvrage très-estimé". All title-pages have old library stamps and most plates on verso too, indicating that this has been a set for a long time, with the second and third volume bindings modelled after the first. Some pages a bit waterstained at the lower margin and some few plates also affected, but rather inoffensive. First volume gilt stamped on front board "Ecole d'Artillerie d'Auxonne". Brunet III, 516; Honeyman, 1755; Poggendorff I, 1192. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE HIS EXCELLENCY THOMAS GAGE, ESQ; GOVERNOR: THE HONORABLE HIS MAJESTY'S COUNCIL, AND THE HONORABLE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF THE PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS-BAY IN NEW-ENGLAND, MAY 25TH, 1774. BEING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ELECTION OF HIS MAJESTY'S COUNCIL FOR SAID PROVINCE. BY.PASTOR OF A CHURCH IN PEMBROKE.

      Edes & Gill,, Boston: 1774 - 56pp, but lacking the half title, else Very Good. Mild occasional foxing, stitched into plain blue modern wrappers. The text is an excellent discussion of the nature of political liberty. Hitchcock asserts, "In a state of nature men are equal. The people are the source of civil authority, and they may lawfully oppose those rulers, who make an ill use of it." Except by consent, "no individual has any authority, or right to attempt to exercise any, over the rest of the human species, however he may be supposed to surpass them in wisdom and sagacity." Thus "all lawful rulers are the servants of the public, exalted above their brethren not for their own sakes, but the benefit of the people," whose submission is achieved under the rule of law. FIRST EDITION. Evans 13330. Bailyn, Ideological Origins of the American Revolution 38, 310. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dissertatio Academica de Cancro, quam duplici proemio donavit illustris Academica Scientiarum, Humaniorum Litterarum & Artium Lugdunensis, in Conventu publicè habito die octava Decembris, anno 1773

      2 p.l., 100 pp. Small 8vo, cont. polished calf (a little rubbed, carefully rebacked by Trevor Lloyd), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Hansy Jr. & P.Fr. Didot Jr., 1774. First edition and a book of very considerable rarity. WorldCat lists only two copies in American libraries. Peyrilhe (1735-1804), "was the first to attempt an experimental study to determine the nature of cancer. He injected fluid from human mammary cancer into a dog…Peyrilhe recognized for the first time the essential unity of the many different forms of cancer."-Garrison-Morton 2608. He advocated surgical treatment in mammary cancer, removal of the axillary notes and even of the pectoralis major. Fine copy with the bookplate of "Petri Vidal, Doct. Med. Monsp." A French translation appeared two years later. ❧ Raven, The Theory and Practice of Oncology, p. 10-"The dawn of experimental research in cancer.".

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        Seven Sermons

      Boston: J. Boyle, 1774. Early American edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1774, Early American edition, reprinted from the 51st London Edition. Hardcover, small 8vo., original calf backed boards. 132 pp. Very Good. Sound binding. Contemporary ownership signature on front blank. EVANS 13593. Contents from the title page: I. Of the unpardonable sin against the Holy Ghost, or, The sin unto death -- II. The saint's duty and exercise, in two parts : being an exhortation to, and direction for prayer -- III. The accepted time, and day of salvation -- IV. The end of time, and beginning of eternity -- V. Joshua's resolution to serve the Lord -- VI. The way to heaven made plain -- VII. The future state of man, or, A treatise of the resurrection.

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        HEDVIG ELISABETH CHARLOTTAS DAGBOK 1775-1817. DEL I-IX [KOMPLETT]

      Inbunden bok. KOMPLETT PRAKTSET i utsökt fint skick. Nio delar inbundna i sju vackert rikt guldornerade halvskinnband med upphöjda bind i utsökt fint skick. Unisont inbundna av G Hedberg, Kongl. hofbokbindare, Stockholm. Drottning Charlotta var från 1774 Karl XIII:s gemål, Sveriges drottning 1809-1818, Norges drottning 1814-1818. Öfversatt och utgifven af Carl Carlson Bonde (1850-1913) [del 1-3] och Cecilia af Klercker (1869-1951) [del 4-9]. P. A. Norstedt & söner, 1902-1942. Illustrerad med porträtt i varje del. Hela verket: ca 4850 s + planscher. 9255 g. Bruna samtida halvskinnband med blå klotpärm, rikt guldornerade med fyra upphöjda bind, blå ryggtitelfält, marmorerade och förgyllda snitt. Alla i mycket fint skick. 8:o. 230x155 mm. /---/ Ett av de värdefullaste memoarverken i svensk litteratur, standardverk i svensk historisk forskning vars politiska kommentarer ger en ovärderlig inblick i maktens centrum i Sverige 1775-1817 då bl a Gustav III mördas, Sverige krigar mot Ryssland, förlorar Finland, Gustav IV Adolf avsätts, Bernadotte blir kronprins och kung, och Norge blir svenskt. /---/ VOLYM 1: Del I - 1775-1782. Öfversatt och utgifven af Carl Carson Bonde. P A Norstedt & söner, 1902. 475 s. 1020 g. VOLYM 2: Del II - 1783-1788. Öfversatt och utgifven af Carl Carlson Bonde. P A Norstedt & söner, 1903. 501 s. 1030 g. VOLYM 3: Del III - 1789-1792. Öfversatt och utgifven af Carl Carlson Bonde. PA Norstedt & söner, 1907. 586 s. 1170 g. VOLYM 4: Del IV-V - 1793-1796 (Del IV - 1793-1794; Del V - 1795-1796). Öfversatt af Cecilia af Klercker. P A Norstedt & söner, 1920 / 1923, 322 s / 360 s. 1350 g. VOLYM 5: Del VI-VII - 1797-1806 (Del VI - 1797-1799; Del VII - 1800-1806). Översatt och redigerat av Cecilia af Klercker. P A Norstedt och söner, 1927 / 1937, 353 s / 642 s. 1750 g. VOLYM 6: Del VIII - 1807-1811. Översatt och redigerad av Cecilia af Klercker. P A Norstedt och söner, 1939. 905 s. 1620 g. VOLYM 7: Del IX - 1812-1817. Översatt och redigerad av Cecilia af Klercker. P A Norstedt och söner, 1942. 711 s. 1315 g.

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        Angeli che portano un libro

      1774 - Acquaforte, 1774-75 circa, firmata in lastra in basso a destra "Io Dominicus Filius delin. et sculp." ; a sinistra l’iscrizione 'Io. Bapta Tiepolo pinx, in Sacello B.M. de Monte Carmelo Venetijs". Stato unico. Bellissima prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, rifilata al rame, lieve traccia di inchiostro al centro, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. L'incisione deriva da una tela dipinta da Giovanni Battista tra gli anni 1740 e 1743 per il soffitto della Sala Capitolare della Scuola dei Carmini, a Venezia. La decorazione pittorica del soffitto comprende nove scomparti che hanno come filo conduttore l’esaltazione e la glorificazione dello Scapolare. Lo schema compositivo si rifà ai cicli decorativi di Paolo Veronese realizzati per Palazzo Ducale mentre l’iconografia si ispira all’iconologia di Cesare Ripa. La scena, dipinta in uno scomparto laterale alla scena centrale, raffigura degli Angeli che portano un libro con le regole della Scuola dei Carmini. Questo foglio è databile al 1774-75. Insieme ad altri tre fogli, che riproducono le scene dei comparti laterali del soffitto, non furono incluse nella prima edizione del "Catalogo" di G.B. Tiepolo, del 1774, dove sono solo preannunciate da uno spazio bianco con i numeri 1. e 2.,mentre furono inserite nella seconda edizione, del 1775. Non menzionata da De Vesme. Etching, 1774-75, lettered along bottom 'Io. Bapta Tiepolo pinx, in Sacello B.M. de Monte Carmelo Venetijs" and "Io Dominicus Filius delin. et sculp." After G.B. Tiepolo. Only state. A fine impression, printed on contemporary laid paper, trimmed to the platemark, light trace of ink in the middle, otherwise very good condition. This etching reproduces one of the nine ceiling canvanes paintend by G. B. Tiepolo for Sala del Capitolo of the Scuola Grande dei Carmini, in Venice, between 1739 and 1749. The scene depicts Angels bearing the book containing the rules of the confraternity. This sheet is dating from the 1774-75. Along with three other sheets, depicting the scenes of the side compartments of the ceiling, they were not included in the first edition of the "Catalogue" to G.B. Tiepolo, 1774, which are only announced by whitespace with numbers 1 and 2, whereas they were included in the second edition, 1775. Unrecorded by De Vesme. D. Succi, La Serenissima nello specchio di rame , p. 612 n. 168 Dimensioni 329 187mm [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An excursion to the Lakes, in Westmoreland and Cumberland, August 1773

      London: J. Wilkie and W. Goldsmith. 1774. 8vo., (2) + 193 + (1)pp., with an engraved vignette of Bowes Castle on title-page, slight foxing on first few and final few leaves, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, corners worn, neatly rebacked reusing original label and spine. A very good copy with the contemporary armorial bookplate of Sir Ashton Lever* on front pastedown and the early ownership signature of Penelope Mosley.> First edition: uncommon. Bicknell 6. Only a later edition in Anderson. William Hutchinson (1732-1814), of Barnard Castle, lawyer, topographer, antiquary (F.S.A.) and historian, also wrote county histories of Durham and Cumberland. His excursion to the Lake District in August 1773 was made with his brother, Richard. Their itinerary included Ullswater, Vale of St. John, Keswick, Skiddaw, Thirlmere, Grasmere, Windermere and Kendal. 'The book includes a generous amount of rich picturesque description, and lively accounts of unusual incidents. ..... He wrote with a verve and imagination rare in the Lake District prose of the period'. [Bicknell, The picturesque scenery of the Lake District,> pp.27 and 4]. * Sir Ashton Lever (1729-1788) of Alkington Hall near Manchester, was an enthusiastic natural history collector. His collection was eventually put on public display in Leicester Square, London, where it occupied some sixteen rooms.

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        Histoire naturelle générale et particulière. Complet des 14 volumes in-12 édités par Panckoucke 1774-1779.

      Panckoucke - A Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 14 volumes in-12 (10 x 16,5 cm), reliure de l'époque plein veau marbré fauve, 5 nerfs au dos orné de fleurons, titre et tomaison dorés à chaud, tranches marbrées bleu et rose. Texte imprimé sur le beau papier vergé filigrané de l’Imprimerie Royale. Chaque tome, ff, faux-titre, table, texte, ff. Certains tomes n’ont apparemment pas été lus. Sous même reliure, nous proposons l’édition originale in-12 en 18 volumes des Oiseaux, les Quadrupèdes en 11 volumes. L’ensemble est collationné complet. Tome I : vendu chez Panckoucke à l’Hôtel de Thou. 1774. Théorie de la Terre, Portrait de Buffon surmonté de ses armoiries en frontispice, 451pp. Légères épidermure, très bon état. Tome II : 1774. Théorie de la Terre, 458pp. Légères épidermures ; très bon état. Tome III : 1774. Histoire naturelle des Animaux. 480pp. Epidermures et 2 petits manques de cuir au 2° plat, intérieur en très bon état. Tome IV : 1774. Histoire naturelle de l’Homme, 480pp. Un manque en tête, très bon état. Tome V : 1774. Discours sur la Nature des Animaux. Lettres des Députés et Syndic de la Faculté de Théologie, réponse, Discours de réception à l’Académie française le 25 août 1753. 395 et 39pp. Très bon état. Tome VI : 1774. Suite de la Théorie de la Terre et Introduction à l’Histoire des Minéraux. 422pp. Très bon état. Tome VII : 1774. Suite de la Théorie de la Terre et Introduction à l’Histoire des Minéraux. 340pp. Table des matières contenue dans les deux volumes, 44p. Quelques épidermures, intérieur en très bon état. Tome VIII : 1779. 1774. Suite de la Théorie de la Terre et Introduction à l’Histoire des Minéraux. 413pp. Nombreuses épidermures, fort manque de cuir au 1er plat, nombreuses mouillures sans gêne pour la lecture, reliure fragilisée mais l’ensemble se tient. Tome IX : 1776. 1774. Suite de la Théorie de la Terre et Introduction à l’Histoire des Minéraux. 370pp. Table des matières contenue dans les deux volumes, 53p. Quelques épidermures, léger manque en coiffe. Bon état. Tome X : 1778. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière servant de Suite à l’Histoire naturelle de l’Homme. Discours et réponses, Essais, Meures, Probabilités. 373pp. Dos : manque en coiffe, pas de queue, fortes épidermures et manque de cuir sur les 2 plats, intérieur en bon état. Tome XI : 1778. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière servant de Suite à l’Histoire naturelle de l’Homme. 416pp. Table des matières contenue dans les deux volumes, 34p., 6 planches (mouillure en pied). Forts épidermures, quelques manques de cuir, galerie de ver sur les 30 1ères pages, p35à38 désolidarisées. Intérieur propre. Tome XII : 1778. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière contenant les Epoque de la Nature, 373pp. Suppléments, jusqu’à p 504. Fortes épidermure, un petit manque de cuir sur le 1er plat, intérieur en très bon état. Tome XIII : 1778. Les Epoques de la Nature, 372pp, avec la « Carte des deux Régions polaires jusqu’au 45ème Degré de Latitude », Table des matières contenue dans les deux volumes, 44p, 6 planches. Très bon état. Tome XIV : 1779. Table des Matières générale, 479pp. Très bon état. Il est difficile d’être exhaustif ici. N’hésitez pas à nous demander de plus amples informations. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Viage de Espana en que se da noticia de la cosas mas apreciables y dignas de saberse que hay en ella : Tomos 1-10

      - Madrid : D. Joachin Ibarra, 1774-1781. Ten volumes [60 plates [of 62] (36 foldings)] in Contemporary vellum [a very good set, bindings are slighty soiled & slighty worn, vol. 5 low spine worn, vol. 8 (dampstain throughout and worm tunnels with loss of some text on 50pp.)] [51 other images available on request] // Dix volumes [60 planches [sur 62] dont 36 dépliantes] reliés en plein vélin d'époque (quelques salissures et légères usures sur les reliures, vol. 5 petit manque en bas du dos, vol. 8 (large mouillure et galeries de vers dont quelques pertes de texte sur 50 pages)]. Rare et Bel ensemble pour ces 10 premiers tomes du Voyage en Espagne d'Antonio Ponz. Format 11,7 x 17,6 cm. Poids 2,825 kg. [51 autres photos disponibles sur demande]. Tomo I. [ Madrid, Toledo, Aranjuez, Alcalá de Henares, Guadalajara, Huete ]. 1776 (segunda edicion corregida y aumentada). (vi)-352pp. + 8 plates (5 fldg). Tomo II. Trata del Escorial. [ Madrid, Escorial, Guisando ]. 1777 (segunda edicion con estampas). vi-288pp. (1 fig.) + 8 plates (5 fldg). Tomo III. [ Cuenca, Madrid, Arganda, Uclés, Huete, Requena, Valencia, Chelva ]. 1774 (1 ed.). xiv-288pp. + 5 plates (3 fldg). Tomo IV. [ Valencia, Segorbe, Murviedro, Játiva, Almansa ]. 1774 (1 ed.). xviii-334pp. + 9 plates (3 fldg). Tomo V. Trata de Madrid. 1776 (1 ed.). xxii-360pp. + 5 plates (4 fldg). Tomo VI. Trata de Madrid y sitios reales inmediatos. 1776 (1 ed.). xlvi-264pp. + 5 plates (2 fldg). Tomo VII. [ Madrid, Talavera de la Reina, Guadalupe, Talavera la Vieja, Plasencia, Yuste, Trujillo, Medellín, Las Batuecas, Las Hurdes, Plasencia ]. 1778 (1 ed.). xxvi-240pp. + 3 plates (2 fldg). Tomo VIII. [ Plasencia, Béjar, Coria, Oliva, Alcántara, Cáceres, Mérida, Montijo, Badajoz, Jerez de los Caballeros, Fregenal, Zafra, Cantillana, Santiponce, Triana ]. 1778 (1 ed.). xx-246pp. + 7 plates (6 fldg). Tomo IX. [ Sevilla ]. 1780 (1 ed.). xlvi-301pp. + 5 plates [of 6] (3 fldg). Tome X. [ Alcobendas, Torrelaguna, Buitrago, San Ildefonso, Segovia ]. 1781 (1 ed.). xlv-280pp. + 5 plates [of 6] (3 fldg). "Cet ouvrage offre non seulement un inventaire des monuments, et une documentation sur la conservation du patrimoine artistique, pictural, sculptural et architectural des oeuvres d'arts que contempla Ponz au cours de son voyage, mais également leur description d'un point de vue marqué par les Lumières et le néoclassicisme ainsi qu'une vision beaucoup plus large qui touche aux multiples aspects de la réalité sociale du pays de cette époque." // "Ofrecía esta obra, no sólo un inventario de monumentos y un informe documental sobre la conservación del patrimonio artístico epigráfico, pictórico, escultural y de arquitectura y otras obras de arte que contempló en el curso del mismo, sino una descripción de las mismas desde un punto de vista fuertemente influido por la Ilustración y el Neoclasicismo y una visión mucho más amplia que abarca los múltiples aspectos de la realidad social del país en esos momentos." [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Charta Palatina Jussu Et Auspichs Serenmi. Ac Potentmi. Electoris Palatini D.R. Bavariae Caroli Theodori Mannhemio Basileam Usque Producta A Christiano Mayer Aulae Pal Astronomo. Carolo Theodoro C.P.Elect. Pal. D.R. Bav. Maximo Astronomiae Conditori Scientiarumque Statori munifico augusto & immortali Principi Philosopho hunc Geographiae fructum demis sis sime dica C. Mayer S.E.P. Astr.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Egid Verhelst n. Christian Mayer, 1774, 102 x 68,5 Der Neckar in alten Landkarten (Eine Ausstellung der Badischen Landesbibliothek) von G. Römer, S. 126, Nr. 33; Hellwig/Reiniger/Stopp S. 37-42 u. Abb. S. 40. - Sehr seltene Karte vom kurfürstlichen Astronomen Christian Mayer (1719-1783). - Zeigt den Rheinlauf von Biblis bis zum Norden von Rastatt. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Oben rechts große dekorative Kartusche. - Die Städte mit kleinen Ansichten oder Plänen. - Die beiden vorliegendes Blätter (noch nicht zusammengesetzt) waren von Mayer geplant als Karte von vier Blättern von Mannheim bis Basel (wie im Titel auch beschrieben). - Jedoch ist es bei den beiden vorliegenden Blättern geblieben. - Römer: "C.F. Cassini de Thury hatte 1762 im Anschluß an das französische Dreiecksnetz eine Dreieckskette von der Rheinebene bis nach Wien gelegt, um den Längenunterschied zwischen Paris und Wien genau bestimmen zu können. - Christian Mayer hatte auf pfälzischem Gebiet bei diesen Arbeiten geholfen und anschließend eigene Messungen angestellt. - Ausgehend von einer neugelegten Basis vom Rhein bei Schwetzingen nach Heidelberg (zum großen Teil deckungsgleich mit der Straße zwischen beiden Orten), bestimmte er ein am durch Schwetzingen gehenden Meridian orientiertes Dreicksnetz. Durch trigonometrische Lagebestimmungen weiterer markanter Punkte verdichtete er das der Charta Palatina zugrunde gelegte Netz" . "die Karte . ist für die damalige Zeit erstaunlich genau". - Sehr seltene Oberrhein-Karte von zwei Platten gedruckt (nicht zusammengesetzt).

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        Médecine pratique de Sydenham, avec des notes, Ouvrage traduit en Francois sur la derniere edition Angloise, Par feu M. A. F. Jault.

      Paris, Didot 1774. - gr.-8°. 2 Bll., XL, 728 S., 2 Bll. Ldr. d. Zt. Mit Rückengoldpräg., Einbd. berieb. Hint. Vors. gestemp. vgl. Graesse VI, 536 - Première édition francaise. - Thomas Sydenham (1624-1689) war ein englischer Arzt. Er wird auch als `englischer Hippokrates` bezeichnet. Augustin François Jault (1700-1757) französischer Mediziner, Orientalist und Übersetzter. Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DELL'USO DE' CONDUTTORI METALLICI A PRESERVAZIONE DEGLI EDIFIZJ CONTRO DE' FULMINI. NUOVA APOLOGIA COLLA DESCRIZIONE DEL CONDUTTORE DELLA PUBBLICA SPECOLA DI PADOVA. (...) CON UNA LETTERA DEL SIG. FRANKLIN

      1774. Venezia Antonio Zatta 1774 4° Pagine XXXII Bella incisione in antiporta raffigurante la Specola di Padova. Bella incisione in rame al frontespizio. Legatura coeva in brossura. Esemplare non legato tipograficamente. Ottima copia. Molto raro. Cfr: Riccardi II 526 Wheeler 449 Rossetti - Cantoni 97 Morazzoni, 258. Poggendorff, II, 1113

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        Histoire de la campagne de M. le Prince de Condé en Flandre en 1674 Précédé d'un tableau historique de la Guerre de Hollande jusqu'à cette époque. Ouvrage enrichi de plans et cartes.

      1774. . 1774 - Impreso por el autor. París, Francia. . 1 Vol. . . Folio Mayor. Plena Piel de época. . Anteportada+Portada+2 grabados+XIV+63 pp.+1 grabado+216 pp.+4 H.+39 grabados a doble página+4 grabados desplegables. Importante monografia historica de las campañas de Francesas en Flandes en 1674. Encuadernacion con perdidas de piel en la lomera. Interior en impecable estado. .

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        HISTOIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE M. LE PRINCE DE CONDE EN FLANDRE EN 1674. Précédé d'un tableau historique de la guerre de Hollande jusqu'à cette époque.

      Paris, Chez l'auteur et Ch. Ant. Jombert pere, Delaguette, Monory, 1774.. FIRST EDITION 1774. Folio, approximately 395 x 280 mm, 15½ x 11 inches, half-title, printed title page, engraved title page, 2 full page engraved plates, 4 folding maps coloured in outline, 32 double page engraved plates of Carte des Camps with formations highlighted in red, 3 other folding plates, Fort et Chateau; Siege Grave; and Bataille de Seneff which has formations highlighted in yellow, blue and red, engraved head and tail vignettes, pictorial initials, pages: xiv, 1-63, [1], 1-216 plus [8] - list of subscribers, licence and errata leaves at end, bound in full contemporary mottled calf, red and green gilt lettered labels, gilt decoration to spine, marbled endpapers. Binding rubbed and scuffed, shelf wear to edges, top and bottom of spine and corners repaired, small cracks to head and tail of both hinges, all pages and plates mounted on stubs, 3 gatherings bound out of place,13-16, 41-44,101-104, all bound 1 gathering before their correct position, page 41-44 browned, all text legible, a few small tears to folds and margins mostly neatly repaired. The smallest folding map has a third portion replaced from another identical map, pale vertical stain along the join, many plates have pale browning to margins, age-browning to some pages, 1 page has a vertical crease, 1 folding map slightly protruding with the edges of margins browned and dusty, a few rust marks just affecting a few letters but all legible, small chip to 1 plate margin, not affecting images, tip of 2 corners torn with slight loss, occasional foxing, old ink signature to top of half-title. A good sturdy copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Anleitung über natürliche Begebenheiten ordentlich und vorsichtig nachzudenken. Erster Theil.

      Leipzig: 1774 - 708 S. Pp. der Zeit. Frontispiz, drei Tafeln. Einband berieben.

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        Hudibras, in three parts Written in the time of the late wars With annotations, and a complete index

      Glasgow: printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1774. 2 volumes, 12mo (in 6s), pp. xvi, 227, [1]; [229]-476; full contemporary tree calf, gilt-decorated borders on covers, smooth gilt-decorated spine laid out in 7 compartments, morocco labels in 2, gilt urns in the others; lightly rubbed, near fine. Early ownership signature of Eliz. Lloyd at the top of both title pages. Gaskell 564.

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        50 [Fünfzig] biblische Geschichte[n] des alten Testamentes in Kupfer geä[t]zt.

      Illustr., gest. Titel, 1 Bl. (Vorbericht), 52 ungez., einseit. bedr. Bll. mit je 1 halbseit. Kupferstich-Illustr. Stummer Halbleinenbd. des 19. Jhdts. m. marmor. Deckelbezügen und umseit. Farbschnitt. Kl. Bibl.etik. auf Rü. Titelbl. etw. angeschmutzt u. vollständig hinterlegt, einzelne Bll. im Falz zum Teil fachmänn. verstärkt, im Text durchgeh. etw. stockfl. u. z. Tl. abgegriffen. - Die Kupfer in schönen, kräftigen Abzügen. Vgl. Lonchamp, Manuel du Bibliophile suisse 2626a Rümann, 18. Jhdt. 1012 (hier 60 biblische Geschichte. Ebenda 1774). In keiner Bibliothek und uns zugänglicher Bibliographie nachweisbare Variante mit 50 (recte 52) Illustrationen. - Bilderbibel für Kinder des Schweizer Malers und Radierers Johann Rudolph Schellenberg (1740-1806) der seiner Zeit zu den bedeutendsten Illustratoren zählte und als einer der wichtigsten Schweizer Radierer des 18. Jahrhunderts gilt. Enthält 52 Illustrationen zu alttestamentlichen Geschichten, die alle mit einem kurzen Text erläutert sind. Der ungenannte Verfasser der Texte ist der Schweizer Philosoph, Schriftsteller und Theologe Johann Caspar Lavater (1741-1801), zu dessen Physiognomischen Fragmenten S. auch die Illustrationen schuf. Im Vergleich zu dem im selben Jahr erschienenen Exemplar mit 60 Abbildungen ohne die Illustrationen: Joas und Athalia, Manasses, Der zerstörte Tempel zu Jerusalem, Daniel in der Löwengrube, Nebucadnezar und drey Israeliten, Jonas und der Wallfisch, Hiob und Tobias. - 1779 erschien ein weiterer Teil zum Neuen Testament. (Vgl. Huber S. M., Für die Jugend lehrreicher. Der religionspädagogische Wandel des Bildes des Kindes in Schweizer Bilderbibeln in der zweiten Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts. S.363 ff.).

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        History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset. (Dorsetshire) Compiled from the best and most ancient historians. With a copy of the Domesday Book and Inquisito Gheldi. Interspersed with some remarkable particulars of Natural History. And Adorned with a Correct Map of the County. IN TWO VOLUMES.

      W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, London. 1774 1st edition - Two Volumes. Both large approx. 10 x 15.5 inches. In full calf leather bindings with highly decorative gilt and raised banding to spines, with red and green gilt lettered spine labels. Marbled endpapers In very good conditions. Rebacked in original boards. Rubbing and some deep scratches to boards, some chips, corners bumped, edges rubbed. V.1 vertical crack to spine, V.2 hinge slightly cracked. Original endpapers chipped at top corner with owners label to front. Vol.1 tear to plate p100 - lacks pages p237-240 (Bridport division.), which were not published in this edition. Edges of title and endpapers darkened. A few small handling marks to pages otherwise very clean and free from foxing. Some neat pencil notes to margins. Neat pen inscription to 2nd front endpaper. Dark mark to outer page edges v.1 but does not effect pages. Else very clean and tight copies. Additional Plates; View of Dorchester, v.1. p374. & Mr. Cox?s House, Woolcombe, v.2. p462. Bookseller Ref: (c103) lxxx + 618pp & 528 + 6pp. Complete with 56 engraved plates PLUS two additional plates, and Pedigrees in whole sheets (included but not mentioned on list.) Addenda and Plates list at rear V2.

      [Bookseller: PROCTOR / THE ANTIQUE MAP & BOOKSHOP]
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