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        Flora Londinensis: or Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of London: with their places of growth, and times of flowering; their several names according to Linnaeus and other authors: with a particular description of each plant in latin and english. To which are added their several uses in medicine, agriculture, rural oeconomy and other arts.

      - London, printed for the author, (1775-) 1777-1798. 2 volumes bound in 3. Folio (473 x 280mm). With 2 engraved title-vignettes and 432 fine handcoloured engraved plates. Recent half calf, richly gilt spine with gilt lettering in 6 compartments, marbled sides. First edition. William Curtis is one of the great names in botany, the present work and his famous 'Botanical Magizine' are landmarks in English botany. The impressive 'Flora Londinensis' is much more comprehensive in scope than its title suggests, for it embraces most of the English flora, and as a result of which it should be properly regarded as the first colour-plate national flora. "Curtis adopted the novel plan of having specimens drawn to a uniform scale and to life size, and most of the plates display a high degree of accuracy. In the opinion of Salisbury, the majority of the figures 'represent the most successful portrayals of British wild flowers that have ever been achieved'" (Henry II, p. 67). The fine plates are by James Sowerby and Sydenham Edwards. Our copy has the list of subscribers, the indices, the 'General observations on the advantage which may result from the Introduction of the Seeds of our best Grasses' (2 leaves), and 'A catalogue of certain plants. in the environmens of Settle' (3 leaves). The book was published in 2 volumes.Nissen BBI, 440; Great Flower Books, p. 54; Stafleu & Cowan 1286. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London, 1775. Quarto, on a folded folio sheet. Old fold lines. Some slight separation at folds. Address leaf with some wear and loss from wax seal. Very good. An interesting letter written by Benjamin Franklin to Sir Alexander Dick in Edinburgh, taking his leave from England on the verge of the American Revolution, and recommending the son of his friend, Benjamin Duffield. Franklin writes: "John Dalrymple the other day inform'd me that you and your dear family were lately well, which to hear gave me great pleasure. Being on the point of embarking for America, I would not leave Britain without taking leave of a friend I have so much reason to esteem and love. I pray God to bless you and yours with every kind of felicity. If at any time I can on the other side of the water render acceptable service to you or any friend of yours, it will be a pleasure to me to receive your commands. May I take the liberty of recommending to your countenance and protection an ingenious young man, son of a friend of mine at Philadelphia, now studying physic at Edinburgh. Your kind advice may be of great use to him, and I am persuaded he will always retain a grateful sense of any favourable notice you may think fit to take of him. His name is Duffield, and he will have the honor of presenting this to your hands. With Sincere Affection & Attachment I am ever, Dear Sir, Your obliged & most obedient humbl. Servant B. Franklin." Franklin has added a postscript: "Our Friend Sir J. Pringle was well last evening." In 1773, Benjamin Franklin was serving as an agent for the Pennsylvania Colony in London when he came into possession of letters that further strained the increasingly tenuous relationship between England and her American colonies. Written by Thomas Hutchinson, the English-appointed governor of Massachusetts, these letters called for reductions in liberties allowed to English citizens residing in America. Franklin promptly forwarded these letters to America, where they were published, resulting in a public outcry. Called before the English Foreign Ministry in January 1774, Franklin was severely berated for this act and dismissed as deputy postmaster general for North America. In spite of this affront, Franklin continued to strive for reconciliation between the English colonists and their mother country. Hoping to avert the passage of the Boston Port Bill, he went so far as to personally guarantee payment for the tea dumped during the Boston Tea Party. Even after the bill passed and Boston's port was closed, Franklin maintained his conciliatory stance. Subsequently, he began collaborating with William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, hoping that this treaty might fare better than previous endeavors. When Pitt presented the bill in February 1775, it was vehemently attacked by the ministers and their supporters. Lord Sandwich, one of the most vocal opponents of the bill, turned his attention towards Franklin, who was present, and stated "he fancied he had in his eye the person who drew it up, one of the bitterest and most mischievous enemies this country has ever known." This personal attack was the last straw, and Franklin emerged from that session an ardent devotee of colonial independence. He set sail for Philadelphia on March 21, a week after this letter was written and just three weeks before the first shots were fired at Lexington and Concord, signaling the start of the Revolutionary War. Landing at Philadelphia on May 5, the talk of war and the creation of a new nation was everywhere. The next day Franklin was elected a delegate to the second Continental Congress, and he quickly emerged as one of the most radical members of that body. Sir Alexander Dick (1703-85), to whom Franklin writes here, was one of Franklin's warmest friends in Great Britain. A physician, Dick practiced medicine in Edinburgh and was the president of the College of Physicians there from 1756 to 1763. He was also a member of the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh and one of the founders of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Benjamin Duffield (1753-99) was the son of one of Franklin's friends, a Philadelphia clock- and watchmaker named Edward Duffield. Benjamin Duffield traveled to Edinburgh in 1774 to complete his medical studies, and Franklin had a hand in introducing him to several important persons there. Apparently he ran into some trouble because he sent Franklin a letter from Bordeaux in 1779, apologizing for past transgressions and indicating he had finally managed to scrape together the money to come home to Philadelphia. In the end he did return to Philadelphia, acquiring a large medical practice and becoming an early lecturer in the field of obstetrics. Franklin's postscript refers to Royal Society member Sir John Pringle, another Scottish doctor who was a good friend of both men. A wonderful and unpublished letter from this key period in Franklin's diplomatic career.

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        Historiola litteraturae graecae in Svecia. I-XII + Supplement I-II. A.a.

      1775 - Uppsala, typis Edmannianis, (1775-86). 4:o. (8),56 + (2),57-88 + (2),89-104 + (2),105-20 + (4),121-38 + (2),1-16 + (4),17-36 + (2),37-52 + (4),53-68 + (2),69-84 + (4),85-100 + (2),101-16 + (2),1-12 + (4),13-22 pp.Fourteen parts, of which some are disbound. Part IV unopened. Occasional minor soiling. MS dedications on titles of parts II, VII, XIII och XIV.Almquist Sveriges bibliografiska litteratur 182 and 183. Lidén Catalogus disputationum 112-13 and 2 and Marklin Catalogus disputationum 3-13, respectively. A still useful reference work on the history and bibliography of Greek literature in Sweden. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cartilla, y doctrina espiritual, para la crianza, y educacion de los novicios, que tomaren el habito de la orden de n p S Francisco

      Mexico: Imp. de D. Felipe de Zuñiga y Ontiveros 12mo (14.7 cm; 5.75"). [3] ff., 118 pp.. 1775 Second edition of this primer based on the doctrines of St. Bonaventure, but adapted to the practices of the Franciscan Order — here specifically set forth for novices. The first edition appeared in Mexico in 1721. A scarce work, having been printed in a limited number of copies for the very limited-sized audience of Franciscan novices. Contemporary limp vellum. Very clean and crisp. A truly excellent copy.

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        Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire de Lorraine contenant les principaux événements de cette histoire, depuis Clovis jusqu'à Gérard d'Alsace, premier duc héréditaire, & depuis ce prince jusqu'à François III : avec les guerres, les batailles, les sièges, les traités de paix, &c. les loix, les moeurs, les usages, &c. &c.

      Paris, Moutard, 1775; petit in - 8, VIII - 560 pp., IV - 456 pp., Reliure plein veau, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Les 2 volumes. Le premier volume est un abrégé chronologique de l'histoire lorraine comme l'indique le titre de l'ouvrage, le second volume est un dictionnaire toponymique de la Lorraine et du Barrois : des villes, des villages et des lieudits, ainsi que des rivières et des principaux ruisseaux.

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        Fabulæ selectæ Fontanii è gallico in latinum sermonem conversæ, in usum studiosæ juventutis, authore J. B. Giraud.

      Lud. Le Boucher & Laurent Dumesnil, Rouen 1775 - 2 volumes in-8 (195 x 123 mm), xxiv pp., 1 f. n. ch., 461 pp. ; 2 ff. n. ch., 577 pp., 2 ff. n. ch. Maroquin rouge, triple filet d'encadrement avec fers aux angles, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin vert, filet sur les coupes et les coiffes, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées, trace de mouillure marginale en tête de dix feuillets, petite tache brune dans la marge aux premiers feuillets du tome second, 3 coins abimés (reliure de l'époque). Une édition Latin/Français des Fables de La Fontaine. Cette seconde édition comprend 228 fables, avec le texte français en regard. Elles ont été traduites par Jean-Baptiste Giraud (1701-1776) avec des notes explicatives en bas de page pour les mots et expressions les plus difficiles. La première édition (Rouen, 1765) parut sans nom d'auteur et de traducteur. Le père Giraud consacra une trentaine d'années à la traduction en latin des Fables de La Fontaine. D'après Quérard, il publia dès 1715 (à 14 ans), un premier essai de cette traduction. Une grande partie des fables de La Fontaine ont été traduites en vers latins, et avec quelque succès, par J.-B. Giraud de l'Oratoire (Brunet). Ex-libris imprimé en rouge avec devise Colligite ne pereant, initiales NIKLS et croix de Malte. Bel exemplaire en maroquin rouge de l'époque. Brunet, Manuel des libraires et de l'amateur de livres, III, p. 756 ; Quérard, La France littéraire, IV, p. 411. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE SPIRIT OF MASONRY in Moral and Elucidatory Lectures

      J. Wilkie ... and W Goldsmith ... 1775. . 1st Ed. Sm. 8vo. [x] + 237pp. + 17pp. + [i] Errata. Engraved t.p. (reinforced to verso), text ills. Staining from pp.207 onwards and lightly affecting fore-margin of first 50pp., some staining and soiling, rebound in gilt lettered calf backed cloth. ESTC T99504. William Hutchinson (1732?-1814), topographer. ?'... Hutchinson was an ardent freemason; he was master of his local lodge and wrote a spirited defence of the craft, [the above] which ran to several editions, the last being published in 1843 ...?' US$743

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        The Works of Flavius Josephus. Translated into English by Sir Roger L'Estrange ... to which are Prefixed, Two Discourses, and several Remarks and Observations upon Josephus. The Seventh Edition

      London, Printed, Philadelphia: Reprinted (vol 1); America (vol 2); (vols 3-4) New York: (Vol 1): Re-Printed by W. and T. Bradford, for John M;Gibbons; (Vol 2): Printed for the Subscribers; (Vol 3):Printed by Hodge and Shober for John M'Gibbons; (Vol 4): Printed by Shober and Loudon for John M'Gibbons and Robert Hodge, 1775. First American edition. The L'Estrange edition was first published in 1702. 4 vols. 8vo. Contemporary sheep, disparate labels. Rubbed, spines worn, second volume shorter, text browned, a few endpapers torn or removed. Gift inscription in first and last two volumes to Charles R. Alsop from C. and L. Whittelsey dated 1812, the second volume with signatures of Lewis Jenkins, John Bartlett, Joshua Brown and Josiah and William Carr. In two brown cloth open end cases. First American edition. The L'Estrange edition was first published in 1702. 4 vols. 8vo. A very popular text, especially in L'Estrange's very readable translation. The printing was begun by the Bradfords and completed by Hodge and Shober and Shober and Loudon. Complete sets are uncommon. Hildeburn notes that the three New York volumes "average five hundred pages, and in that respect, as a bookseller's venture, have no peers among the colonial books of New York" (Sketches of Printers ... Colonial New York, 147). Rosenbach "An American Jewish Bibliography" 55, 64, 66, 67; Shipton and Mooney 12822, 13357 (noting that Evans had taken his entry from an advertisement), 14135 listing Hodge and Shober for M'Gibbons for both vols 3 and 4; Hildeburn 2892

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        A relation of a journey to the glaciers in the Dutchy of Savoy. Translated from the French by C. and F. Davy. (Untrimmed, large paper copy).

      Norwich, Richard Beatniffe, 1775, - in-8vo, (14.4 x 20.2 cm.), 24 unnumb. leaves + XXI (+1) + 264 p. + 1 leaf + 3 engraved plates, untrimmed, hw. name on title ?Esther Paget? and ?JAH Hey? (or Wey), original marbled paper wrappers, spine restored, small morocco title ticket on spine. A fine copy. Bourrits journey to the glaciers & MONT-BLANCfirst English edition, untrimmed copy.First English edition in a fully untrimmed copy (exceptional large paper copy!). Despite his aversion to heights, the eccentric self-publicist Marc-Theodore Bourrit (1739-1819), the "preceptor of the cathedral church at Geneva", was a great promoter and enthousiast for all things alpine concerns. The first edition of this successful work, describing "the fruits of three journeys into the Dutchy of Savoy", was published as "Description des glacières . du Duché de Savoye" (Geneva, 1773). Provincially printed at Norwich by the bookseller Richard Beatniffe (1739-1818), the work includes a 26 page list of subscribers, mostly based in the East of England. A second Norwich edition was printed in the following year and is less scarce. Full collation: 24 unn. leaves (48 p.) (title + 1 engraved dedication plate with a coat of arms ?to the hon. Mrs. R. Walpole? + 7 ll. of preface + 5 ll. Author?s advertisement + 2 ll. Table of plates + 8 ll. subscribers) + XXI (The author?s preliminary discourse) + 264 p. + 1 ll. (Heights above the level of the Mediterranean Sea). Although the text includes a printed list of 21 plates, only 3 were actually issued in this edition: depictions of Chamonix and the glaciers at Montanvert and Bossons. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Neate B142; Perret 656. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Remarks on the Principal Acts of the Thirteenth Parliament of Great Britain, Containing Remarks on the Acts Relating to the Colonies with a Plan of Reconciliation [Volume I Only]

      T. Payne, London 1775 - First Edition, First Printing; full brown leather; marbled end papers; 500 clean, unmarked pages Size: 8 Vo; 2 Pounds [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Prael-treyn verrykt door ry-benden, praelwagens, zinne-beelden en andere oppronkingen toegeschikt aen het duyzend-jaerig jubilé van den ... heyligen Rumoldus. Mechelen, J.-F. vander Elst, [1775?]. With engraved coat of arms, engraved headpiece, and 16 engraved plates (of which 14 folding). With: (2) [SPLENDID CEREMONY - BRUSSELS]. Beschryvinge van de ry-bende ofte cavalcade, verciert met praelwagens ... ter oorsaeke van het vier-honderd-jaerig jubilé van het alderheyligst sacrament van mirakel binnen Brussel den 16 en 29 julii 1770. Brussels, J. vanden Berghen, [1770]. With 5 numbered folding engraved plates. (3) [MEYER, Jean Thomas]. Beschryvinge van het zeven honderdjaerig jubilé van den heyligen Macarius. Ghent, Jean Meyer, [1767]. With 15 mostly folding engraved plates, including a large folding plate showing fireworks (36.5 x 48 cm). 3 works in 1 volume. 4to. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine.

      Ad 1: Bibliotheca Hulthemiana IV, 27864 (15 plates only); Berlin Kat. 3168 (15 plates only); ad 2: De Backer & Sommervogel II, cols. 295-296; Mennessier de la Lance I, p. 226; ad 3: Praz, p. 426; Berlin Kat. 3167; Landwehr, Emblem Books Low Countries 431. Fine collection of 3 accounts recording religious festivities in the Southern Netherlands. Ad 1 is a beautiful series of engravings celebrating the 1000 years' jubilee of the Saint Rumoldus. Ad 2 records a festival on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the Blessed Sacrament, organized by the Jesuit College in Brussels. And ad 3, finally, is a description of the 700 years Jubilee of Saint Macarius, the patron saint against the plague, celebrated in Ghent. Some defects; the leaves of ad 2 cut out and mounted on larger paper. Top of spine slightly damaged. Good copies.

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      Tractat om skepps-byggeriet, tillika med förklaring och bevis öfver Architectura navalis mercatoria &c. Sthlm, J. Pfeiffer, 1775. 4:o. (16),245,(3) s. & 16 utvikbara grav. plr & 1 utvikbar grav. & 7 utvikbara tryckta tabeller. Med grav. vinjett på s. 1. Samtida ganska nött hfrbd med upphöjda bind, guldornerad rygg och röd titeletikett. Rödstänkta snitt. Inlagan bitvis ngt solkig och med spridda småfläckar. Det bitvis lite solkiga titelbladet med en delvis överkluddad samtida namnteckning. Med tillskrift till byggmästare D. Sandell daterad 1824 och från Joh. Hartzell till Henning Smith daterad 1876 samt försättsbladet med Tullmuseets på Dalarö stpl.. Vinjetten är graverad av Olof Årre. Är en fristående förklaring till "Architectura navalis mercatoria" som utkommit 1768. "Tractat" utkom två gånger på franska, 1779 och 1781. Chapman ville bringa ordning och metodik inom skeppsbyggeriet och "Svenskt biografiskt lexikon" skriver att han upphöjde "skeppsbyggeriet från att hittills i övervägande grad hava varit ett hantverk till en på fullt vetenskapliga beräkningar fotad konst"

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. („Goethe").

      Frankfurt a. M., 13. Januar 1775. - ½ S. 4to. An den in Straßburg (der Ortsname von fremder Hand ergänzt) weilenden „Herrn Hauptmann v. Knebel", der Goethe Mitte Dezember des Vorjahres zusammen mit den Prinzen Carl August und Konstantin von Sachsen-Weimar (dessen Erzieher er war) in Frankfurt besucht hatte: „Lieber Knebel ich bitte Sie gar sehr um ein Wort von Ihnen und um meine Sachen. Wo sind Sie? Bin ich in gutem Andenken unter Ihnen? Addio. Ich hab einige sehr gute produktive Tage gehabt [.]". – Knebel, der sich mit den Prinzen auf Bildungsreise nach Paris befand, war mit diesen nach Straßburg weitergereist, im Gepäck zahlreiche Manuskript-Fragmente Goethes sowie dessen erste Arbeiten zum „Faust". – In dieser Woche war Goethe das erste Mal mit Lili Schönemann zusammengetroffen. Sophien-Ausgabe Band II, Nr. 278. Aus dieser Epoche von größter Seltenheit. – Mit (gebrochenem) Siegel und Adresse; leicht gebräunt und etwas fleckig; größere Ein- und Ausrisse unsachgemäß ausgebessert.

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        Das Opfer der Vestalinnen.

      1775 1775 - Feder in Schwarz, braun laviert, über Bleistiftskizze, auf Bütten, auf Untersatz mit Tuschlinien und Aquarellrand montiert, dort rechts unten signiert und datiert „Parizeau fecit 1775". 15,8:23,5 cm. Vergleichsliteratur: Ausst. Katalog: Von Callot bis Greuze. Französische Zeichnungen des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts. Im Blickfeld der Goethezeit V. Weimar 2005, S. 220, Nr. 81 mit farb. Abb. Über Parizeaus Leben und Werk ist wenig bekannt und es fehlt bisher eine grundlegende Arbeit über ihn. Seit Beginn der sechziger Jahre war er Schüler von J.Gg. Wille (1715-1808) und als Maler und Radierer in Paris tätig. Nur wenige seiner Gemälde sind bisher bekannt geworden und es scheint, als wäre er hauptsächlich als Zeichner tätig gewesen. Blätter von seiner Hand befinden sich in den Graph. Sammlungen in Düsseldorf, Basel, Darmstadt, dem Metropolitan Museum New York sowie in der Sammlung von Jeffrey E. Horvitz. Georg Melchior Kraus (1737-1806) hat beispielsweise nach ihm gezeichnet.

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      [Boston. 1775]. - [24]pp. 12mo. Dbd. Lightly and evenly foxed. Very good. An important Revolutionary almanac. The first three pages contain Low's "Address to the Soldiers of the American Army," delivered at Ipswich, Sept. 22, 1775: "The time is at length arrived in which we are reduced to the sad alternative of defending the most sacred and inestimable of all our enjoyments from utter ruin, and ourselves from the graves of political throldom, by dint of sword; or yield them to the will of a banditti of tyrants more implacable than the savages of the wilderness." Also contains an imporant eyewitness account of the Battle of Lexington, by the Rev. William Gordon of Roxbury, contained in a letter to a gentleman in England entitled, "Account of the Commencement of Hostilities Between Great Britain and America." EVANS 14168. CHURCH 1121 DRAKE 3252.

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        Only weeks after the British surrendered Fort St. Jean, Quebec, Connecticut Captain Noble Benedict appoints his nephew Jonah a Sergeant. Both would be captured at Fort Washington in 1776 and held on one of the notorious British prison ships

      Fort St. John [Quebec], November 19, 1775. 13.75" x 8.5". "Manuscript Document Signed, ""Noble Benedict Capt,"" 1 page, 13.75"" x 8.5"", ""Fort St. John,"" [Fort St. Jean, Quebec], November 19, 1775, appointing Jonah Benedict as a Sergeant in ""the Fifth Regiment Raised by the Colony of Connecticut Commanded by David Waterbury Jur. Col."" Rough separated folds reinforced with paper on verso, other marginal tears and a few small losses affecting a few words of text, light soiling, else good. Offered together with a manuscript copy of Jonah Benedict's affidavit attesting to his service and imprisonment by the British as well as the aforementioned appointment as Sergeant, 2 pages, 8"" x 9.5"", Westchester County, New York, August 26, 1839. Expected folds, light soiling, else very good.Captain Noble Benedict's company was part of the regiment commanded by Colonel David Waterbury organized in April 1775 in response to the Lexington Alarm. The regiment rendezvoused in Stamford. In June 1775, after the regiment was adopted into the Continental Army, it marched to New York City where it joined troops from that state on a northward march toward Canada, where they helped lay siege to Fort St. Jean on the Richelieu River led by General Richard Montgomery. The surrender of that fort forced Sir Guy Carleton to evacuate Montreal, which Continental troops entered, without opposition, on November 13, 1775. It would appear that Noble's company remained behind at Fort St. Jean to hold the post during the American operations in Canada. At the end of December 1775, the 5th Connecticut terms of enlistment expired and Noble and his company departed Canada for Connecticut. Soon after their return to Connecticut in January 1776, Noble Benedict formed another company, to join Philip Burr Bradley's Connecticut Regiment raised for the defense of New York. Jonah Benedict joined the company as a sergeant in April 1776. The company helped prepare for the defenses of the city and retreated to Fort Washington, the last American stronghold on the island of Manhattan, following the defeats at Long Island and White Plains. Half of Benedict's company was captured when the post's commander, surrounded on land and water, surrendered on November 16, 1776 (the other half was stationed at Fort Lee on the other side of the Hudson River). In a copy of his pension affidavit that he swore out in 1810, Jonah Benedict wrote that after he was captured at Fort Washington, he was ""put aboard of the Prison Ship Gro[s]venor. Lay in the Wallabout [Bay]... Dr. [Saler] Pell was my Doctor; Mrs Greenslate was my nurse... I never been well since I was a prisoner..."" According to his widow's 1838 pension application, Jonah (1741-1811) was eventually transferred to the sugar house on Liberty Street in New York ""until he was permitted to depart or sent away, being then considered at the point of death..."" in April 1777, Jonah ""was carried home to Danbury ... in a horse Litter, he arrived home about two weeks before Danbury was burnt by the British, April 26, 1777, where he partially regained his health..."" (""Jonah Benedict,"" Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, NARA M804) The physician that Jonah Benedict mentions was Saler Pell, who served as surgeon of Bradley's regiment to December 1776 and then as part of the 5th Connecticut until January 1777. (Heitman)Jonah's captain (and uncle), Noble Benedict (1735-1809) was also captured at Fort Washington but due to his rank, was probably not confined to the prison ships or the sugar house. High ranking officers were allowed to find their own quarters within New York City, while lower ranking line officers were paroled to various towns in Brooklyn, where they stayed with farm families until they were exchanged. We are unsure when Noble was exchanged, but his descendants claimed he served until the end of the war. (""Noble Benedict"", Ibid)"

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        Anecdotes africaines depuis l'origine ou la découverte des différents roya EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Paris: Chez Vincent, 1775. Fine. Chez Vincent, A Paris 1775, Pet. et fort in-8 (, viij, 230, 62, 60, 60, 30, 16, 80, 184pp., relié. - first edition. Binding in full mottled brown sheepskin. Back with nerves decorated, castors. As an exhibit in red morocco. A cut in mind, weakening the rotator; lack the lower joint in the head. 2 corners bumped. Outer edge trimmed 3cm. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliure en pleine basane brune marbrée. Dos à nerfs orné, roulettes. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Une coupure en tête, fragilisant la coiffe ; un manque au mors inférieur en tête. 2 coins émoussés. Bordure externe rognée sur 3cm. Chronologie et anecdotes de l'Egypte, de la Barbarie, du Maroc, de l'algérie, de la Tunisie, tripolitaines, Abyssiniennes, de Guinée, du Bénin, d'Angola, du Congo, du Monomotopa, de Monbaze et de Quiloa, des côtes septentrionales et méridionales de l'Afrique. Précieux pour les royaumes africains.  

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        Briefe von (Yorick) Sterne an seine Freunde. Nebst seiner Geschichte eines Ueberrocks + Yoricks Briefe an Elisa (2 Bände in einem gebunden) Aus dem Englischen

      C. E. Bohn, Hamburg 1775 - kl. 8°, OHLdr. der Zeit. Hier 2 Bände zusammen gebunden: VIII + 144 Seiten und XX + 75 Seiten. Am Deckel innen ein Exlibris (Das Alte wahre, fass es an. Jonas Cohn). Deckel berieben. Lederkante unten etwas geplatzt. Gesamt gutes und stockfleckfreies Esemplar 0 S. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Epithalamia exoticis linguis reddita

      Parmae: Ex Regio Typographeo, 1775. Bodoni, Giovanni Battista. Folio. 124ff. First edition, Brooks' state "b", with the poem by Conte Della Torre di Rezzonico. With engraved title page vignette, head- and tail-pieces and historiated initials after Ferrari. Considered one of Bodoni's finest type specimen books, it contains the alphabets of twenty-five exotic languages, including Tibetan, Phoenician and Coptic. Bound in full polished calf, gilt, which is rubbed along extremities, some wear to lower front corners, inner hinges reinforced with cloth. Overall, a fine, internally bright copy in a contemporary binding. Housed in cloth folding case. A.e.g. (Brooks 70).

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        Eigenh. Quittung mit U.

      Wien, 1. IV. 1775.. ½ S. Qu.-4to. Mit rotem Lacksiegel.. Bestätigt den Erhalt von 300 Gulden: "Io sottocritto a ricevuto dal Sig. Gaetano Carrara fiorini trecento, d'egli mi paga d'ordine del Sig. Giuseppe Tanzi mio procuratore in Milano: e questi sono a conto del mio soldo cola da lui esatto per l'anno corrente [...]". - Stärker braunfleckig.

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        Esame delle riflessioni teologico-critiche contro il libro della vana aspettazione degli Ebrei del loro Messia dal compimento di tutte le epoche

      Stamperia Reale, Parma 1775 - In-4 (255x190 mm.); cc. nn. 4, pp. 87 (1). Titolo incorniciato da bordura. Ex libris a stampa al contropiatto (Ennio Ortalli). Esemplare a margini ancora chiusi, con puntini di foxing alle prime due carte. Edizione originale. L'autore fu tra i più eminenti orientalisti del suo tempo e pubblicò molte delle sue opere presso il Bodoni. Bibliogr.: Brooks, 76. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      London. 1775.. [4],91pp. Half title. Modern calf, gilt. Leather bookplate on front pastedown. Internally clean. Near fine. In a blue half morocco solander case. Second edition, published the same year as the first, of this famous political pamphlet by lexicographer Samuel Johnson. This edition includes a number of textual changes from the first. Written in response to the opening rumblings of the American Revolution, Johnson's acerbic pamphlet was published at the height of his popularity and fame. He writes of the Americans: "That it is their duty to pay the cost of their own safety they seem to admit; nor do they refuse their contribution to the exigencies, whatever they may be, of the British empire; but they make this participation of the public burden a duty of very uncertain extent, and imperfect obligation, a duty temporary, occasional and elective, of which they reserve to themselves the right of settling the degree, the time, and the duration, of judging when it may be required, and when it has been performed." This pamphlet elicited many responses, and doubtless further spurred the cause of the Revolution. ESTC T141339. SABIN 36303. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 75-69b. COURTNEY & SMITH, p.125.

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      London: J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; and Brotherton and Sewel, 1775.. x,117pp. Quarto. Modern three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Worm track in lower gutter of second half, not affecting any text. Overall, a large, handsome, near fine copy. Untrimmed and unopened. Hanway as a merchant and British patriot looked askance at what was happening in the American colonies. His message was well meaning, but his tone, as when he writes of the colonists as "every day growing more civilized, and more agreeable fellow subjects," must have seemed patronizing. The text, as explained in the title, is in the form of a dialogue between a British and American merchant, in which the nature of sovereign authority, taxation, trade, and the pros and cons of seeking independence are discussed in a friendly and amicable way. There is, of course, no question for Hanway as to which side common sense must come down upon. "Arguments supposed to have converted the 'candid' Yankee seem quite unconvincing" - Howes. It is unclear if Thomas Paine knew of Hanway's title, but it remains a trifle ironic that within a few months Paine published his famous work. SABIN 14998. HOWES C646, "aa." AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 75-29. HIGGS 6321. Taylor, JONAS HANWAY. FOUNDER OF THE MARINE SOCIETY, p.230.

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        Kupferstichhändler. - Vendeur d'Estampes.

      Wien, um 1775.. Altkolorierter Kupferstich von und nach C. Brand, Bildausschnitt 23,5 x 23,5 cm, Blattgr. 36,5 x 25,5 cm.. Lipperheide Ebb 1; Colas 423.34; gesuchtes Blatt mit der Darstellung eines reisenden Kupferstichhändlers aus Brand, J. C. "Zeichnungen nach dem gemeinen Volke besonders Der Kaufruf in Wien"; mehrere kleinere Restaurierungen, eine geglättete Falte im oberen Bereich, knapprandig.

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        Hambourg, Ville d'Allemagne dans le Duche de Holstein. ... (Kupferstich)

      Paris: Mondhare ca. 1775; Bildunterschrift Fortsetzung: ...Elle fut fondee par charlemagne ll'an 808, c'est la plus grande la plus peuplee, et la plus riche de toutte l'Allemagne; altkolorierter Kupferstich, zeigt eine Gesamtansicht von Hamburg, mit Kirchen, Befestigungsanlagen, im Vordergrund eine Kuhweide u. reichliche Schiffsstaffage auf der Elbe; Blattgröße ca. 30 x 43 cm; professionelle Rahmung hinter Glas mit Leinenpassepartout u. dunkelgoldenen Holzleisten (kleinste Läsuren am Rahmen). Sehr gut. Kupferstich.

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        "Josephus II. Augustus. Leopoldus A.A. Magnus Dux Etruriaer". Ganzfiguren nach halblinks bzw. halbrechts der beiden Brüder bei ihrem Zusammentreffen in Rom, Leopold als Großherzog von Toskana, stehend neben einer Konsole mit einem Stadtplan von Rom, dahinter Ausblick auf Peterskirche und Engelsburg.

      . Kupferstich von Andrea Rossi nach P. Battoni, dat. 1775, 58 x 36 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. III, S. 36 (Stich nach dem hier erwähnten Gemälde im Wiener Hofmuseum). - Mit geglätteter Querfalte, Ränder gering angestaubt. - Imposantes Doppelporträt von großer Seltenheit.

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        Voyage en Sicile et a Malthe EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Amsterdam|et se trouve à Paris: Chez Pissot & chez Panckoucke, 1775. Fine. Chez Pissot & chez Panckoucke, à Amsterdam et se trouve à Paris 1775, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 8 (12x20cm), relié. - French Edition Demeunier resulted in the original English having appeared in 1773. Blond Full calf and marbled glossy contemporary. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Some friction. Bookplate plucked boards guard. Nice copy. This collection of letters for William Beckford is a narrative of the author's travels in Sicily and Malthe. In addition to being a true classic description of a journey (manners, monuments), there is remarkable scientific specifics, including the observation of a comet, Etna (the description of the Etna very consistent) and Stromboli. Graesse emphasizes the writing quality of this trip. The author provides specific feedback on the temperature, the population of cities, etc.. --- 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] Edition originale française traduite par Demeunier, l'originale anglaise ayant paru en 1773. Reliure en plein veau blond marbré et glacé d'époque. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Quelques frottements. Ex-libris arrachés sur les plats de garde. Bel exemplaire. Ce recueil de lettres destiné à William Beckford est une narration des voyages de l'auteur en Sicile et à Malthe. En plus d'être une description fidèle et classique d'un voyage (mœurs, monuments), on y trouve de remarquables spécificités scientifiques, notamment sur l'observation d'une comète, sur l'Etna (la description de l'Etna est très consèquente) et le Stromboli. Graesse souligne la qualité d'écriture de ce voyage. L'auteur fournit des observations précises sur la température, la population des villes, etc.

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        Schulpforte (Bad Kösen) und Schönburg (Saale). - Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. - Reise an der Saale. - "Schulpforte bey Naumburg". - "Schulpforte inwendig". - "Brunn in Schönburg".

      - Historische Ortsansichten. Umrissradierung, in Grautönen laviert, 1775. Von Carl Benjamin Schwarz. 11,9 x 16,9 cm / 11,1 x 17,4 cm / 11,1 x 17,1 cm (Darstellung) / 48,5 x 35 cm (Blatt). In der Platte unterhalb der Darstellungen mittig betitelt sowie links mit der Künstlerangabe versehen: "Schwarze f. 1786" / "Schwarze in Leipzig" / Schwarz 1775". - Einzelblatt aus der Folge "Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. Reise an der Saale Erster Heft. Erste Ausgabe. Mit Eilf Aussichten" auf sechs losen Bögen, erschienen in der Breitkopfischen Buch- und Kunsthandlung, Dresden und Leipzig, 1786. - Dem Vorwort des Verlegers J.G.I. Breitkopf ist zu entnehmen, das nach Herausgabe verschiedener "Voyages pittoresques" diverser europäischer Länder "der Wunsch entstehen muss, etwas ähnliches von unsrem Vaterlande zu haben. (.) Ich hab' es daher gewagt, ein solches Werk auch von unserm Sachsenlande zu unternehmen. Da aber eigentlich keine geographische Absicht zum Grunde liegt: so hab' ich dazu nicht die Eintheilung der Kreise des Landes gewählet, sondern dem Laufe der Flüsse zu folgen für richtiger und der Kunst angemessener gehalten. Jeder Kreis für sich würde zu gleichförmige Vorstellungen, bald lauter Ebenen, bald nichts als Gebürge geliefert haben: hingegen mit dem Aufsteigen vom platten Lande zu den Quellen der Flüsse erhält man mit jedem Schritte so viele abwechselnde reizende Gegenstände, dass sowohl der Kenner, als der Liebhaber der Kunst, dabey mit mehrerm Vergnügen beschäftigt wird. (.) Leipzig zur Ostermesse. 1786." - Malerische Ansichten von Schulpforte (oben und mittig) und Schönburg (unten). Nagler 42, 43 und 44. - Blatt vollrandig und nur leicht im Randbereich beschmutzt. Verso rechts in Passepartout montiert. Wasserzeichen Lilienwappen. Sehr schöne, stimmungsvolle Darstellungen in tadellosem Zustand. Museales Sammlerstück von größter Seltenheit. Carl Benjamin Schwarz (1757 Leipzig - 1813 ebenda). Leipziger Vedutenstecher, Zeichner und Radierer. Nach einer Tischlerlehre ging er nach Paris, verdingte sich dort als Soldat und kehrte 1779 nach Leipzig zurück, wo er auf der Akademie von Adam Friedrich Oeser studierte. Er fertigte Reproduktionsstiche und Ansichten vorzüglich seiner Heimatstadt und Mitteldeutschlands. Er wirkte außerdem als Kustos der bedeutenden Winklerschen Kunstsammlung in Leipzig. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les astuces de Paris Anecdotes parisiennes EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Londres|& se trouve a Paris: Chez Cailleau, 1775. Fine. Chez Cailleau, à Londres & se trouve a Paris 1775, 2 parties en un Vol. In 12 (9,5x17cm), vij, 174pp. ; (4) 166pp. (2), relié. - First Edition. The second part has its own page titre.Pleine sheepskin vintage tape. Smooth back adorned with chains to the canvas. Head cover torn off. 3 corners bumped. Mors rubbed. p. 67, lack marginal.Par through a pleasant and intimate narration, a provincial lands in Paris with her sister, the author exposes frauds and scams all waiting foreign and naïve Paris taxis, hotels, scroungers, Financial girls ... Curious, pleasant, and ultimately instructive: the example from the beginning of the book a taxi at the time of borrowing insane routes to save time (and money) is quite edifying. --- 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] Edition originale. La seconde partie possède sa propre page de titre. Reliure en pleine basane d'époque à bandes. Dos lisse orné de fers à la toile. Coiffe de tête arrachée. 3 coins émoussés. Mors frottés. p. 67, un manque marginal. Par le biais d'une narration plaisante et intime, un provincial débarque à Paris avec sa soeur, l'auteur démasque toutes les filouteries et escroqueries qui attendent les étrangers et naïfs à Paris : taxis, hôtels, chapardeurs, financiers, filles... Curieux, plaisant, et finalement fort instructif : l'exemple dès le début du livre d'un taxi de l'époque empruntant des itinéraires insensés pour gagner du temps (et de l'argent) est assez édifiant.

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        Handwritten document signed just 12 days after he and 12 other patriots signed the Fincastle Resolutions, precursor to the Declaration of Independence

      Fincastle County, Virginia, February 1, 1775. 7.5" x 1.75". "Autograph Document Signed ""Walter Crockett,"" 1 page, 7.5"" x 1.75"". Fincastle, February 1, 1775. On laid paper. Fine condition. In full, ""Fincastle. This day Samuel Percifel brought one old wolfs Head and took the oath by law Required Certified by me this 1rst day of February 1775. Walter Crockett"" Many counties paid bounties for killing wolves which terrified settlers who feared attacks. Crockett could be a relative of Davy Crockett of Alamo fame.The Fincastle Resolutions of January 20, 1775The Fincastle Resolutions, adopted on January 20, 1775, were the first resolutions adopted by colonists which put its signers' lives on the line, concluding ""These are our real, though unpolished sentiments, of liberty and loyalty, and in them we are resolved to live and die."" The Declaration of Independence, adopted on July 4, 1776, concluded: ""we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.""Walter Crockett (1732-1811) was one of the 13 representatives elected by the freemen of Fincastle County, Virginia who, on January 20, 1775, just 12 days before he wrote and signed the document here offered, signed a resolution addressed to the four member of the Virginia delegates meeting at the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia, beginning, ""To the Honourable Peyton Randolph, Esq.: Richard Henry Bland, Benjamin Harrison, and Edmund Pendleton, Esquires, the Delegates from this colony who attended the Continental Congress held at Philadelphia. Gentlemen, Had it not been for our remote situation, and the Indian war which we were lately engaged in, to chastise those cruel and savage people for the many murders and depredations they have committed amongst us (now happily terminated, under the auspices of our present worthy Governour, his Excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Dunmore) we should before this time have made known to you our thankfulness for the very important services you have rendered to this country, in conjunction with the worthy Delegates from the other provinces..."" Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, began his term in the Second Continental Congress on June 20, 1775, five months after the Fincastle Resolutions, but he undoubtedly was aware of the document.The Fincastle Resolutions conclude: ""But if no specific measures shall be proposed or adopted by Great Britain, and our enemies will attempt to dragoon us out of those inestimable privileges which we are entitled to as subjects, and to reduce us to a state of slavery, we declare, that we are deliberately and resolutely determined never to surrender them to any power upon earth, but at the expense of our lives. hese are our real, though unpolished sentiments, of liberty and loyalty, and in them we are resolved to live and die..."""

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        Reiter und Frau auf einem Weg, der von einem unter Bäumen verborgenen Gehöft nach vorn führt, von links über einer Anhöhe kommen dunkle Wolken.

      1775 1775 - Radierung, 1775, auf Bütten, rechts unten mit Bleistift signiert „J. Klengel". 18,6:21,7 cm. Literatur: Rümann 84, I (von II); Fröhlich G 67, aus „XII verschiedene Landschafften erfunden und radirt von Johann Christian Klengel 1775". – Auf Untersatz montiert, dort vom Vorbesitzer als „Probeabzug Handsignum" bezeichnet. – Tadelloser Abdruck mit minimalem Rändchen um die Plattenkante. Provenienz: Sammlung F. Degenhard, München, Lugt Suppl. 658a; Kölner Privatsammlung.

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        A Modern System of Natural History. Containing accurate descriptions, and faithful histories, of animals, vegetables, and minerals. Together with their properties, and various uses in medicine, mechanics, manufactures, &c

      London: F. Newberry, 1775. Twelve duodecimo volumes, with 117 engraved plates (of 118, lacking single plate); preliminaries thumbed, title of one volume perforated and another significantly browned, one leaf of text ink-stained, general foxing and offsetting; worn contemporary sheep, scuffed with split hinges; fair condition overall, as is often the case with juvenile literature of this period. A comprehensive natural history encyclopaedia for young people, based on Pennant's system of classification. Animals are arranged according to quadrupeds, fish, birds, and insects, and each of these classifications is separately indexed. Besides the more usual natural history descriptions of animals, vegetables and minerals this work is the first to describe for children Australia's most famous marsupial - the kangaroo. The entry under the Jerboa (vol. III p. 172) reads, 'Mr. Banks brought home the skin of an animal, which he calls the kanguroo [sic], which, from its general outline, and the most striking peculiarity of its figure, greatly remembers the jerboa, yet it entirely differs in size, and in many of those minute distinctions which point out the general ranks of nature. The kanguroo is often known to weigh above fifty pounds'.The kangaroo was first seen by both Banks and Cook on 24 June 1770, and the first description of it appeared in Hawkesworth's Account of the Voyages... published in 1773: 'I should have taken it for a wild dog, if instead of running, it had not leapt like a hare or a deer... Mr. Banks also had an imperfect view of this animal, and was of opinion that its species was hitherto unknown...'. During the remainder of the exploration of the east coast of Australia, Cook records that both he and Banks shot and ate kangaroo on several occasions. He records two in particular that weighed eighty pounds and fifty-four pounds, the skins of which Joseph Banks took back to England with him.Illustrations of over four hundred animals finely engraved in copper complete this charming eighteenth-century work intended solely to be used by children.

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        A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland.

      - London: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1775. 8vo, (2), 384, (1, errata) pp. D8 and U4 are cancels. Original calf, joints cracked but holding, backstrip rubbed with loss at head and foot, title and text lightly spotted. Signature of R. Plumtre dated 1787 and modern bookplate of William Marchbank. Nevertheless, a very pleasant entirely unsophisticated copy. First Edition, first issue, with the 12-line errata. One of JohnsonÕs best known books, his account of the trip to Scotland includes much on the Ossian forgeries. The signature at the front may be that of Russell Plumtre, Òa senior fellow of QueensÕ and the universityÕs regius professor of physickÓ (DNB). Courtney & Smith p. 122; Chapman & Hazen p. 151; Rothschild 1256. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire philosophique et politique des établissements et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes. -

      Les librairies associées 1775 -, Genève - 3 In-4 Plein veau porphyre. Dos à 5 nerfs avec pièce de titre et de tomaison. Double filet d?encadrement doré sur les plats. Trois tranches marbrées. Reliure signée Langlois à Lyon. Intérieur très frais. Illustré de 4 cartes dépliantes aquarellées, d?un portrait de l?auteur par Cochin, de 7 figures gravées hors-texte et de 3 vignettes d?en-tête. Magnifiquement ensemble L?ouvrage de Raynal écrit avec l?aide d?Holbach, Naigeon ou encore Diderot comporte des chapitres contre la politique de colonisation, contre l?inquisition, ou contre la traite des Noirs. Il fut mis à l?index dès sa première publication en 1770. Les emprunts aux mémoires administratifs et aux traités antérieurs alternent avec des morceaux d?éloquence révolutionnaire, souvent dus à la plume de Diderot.SECONDE EDITION augmentée et PREMIERE EDITION in-quarto. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bibliotheque universelle des romans Ouvrage périodique dans lequel on donn EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Lacombe, 1775. Fine. Chez Lacombe, à Paris 1775 - 1776, 26 parties en 13 volumes in 12 (9,5x17cm), relié. - first edition of this book published contemporaryically from July 1775 to December 1776 Head collection of this contemporaryical publication which extended until 1789 and reached 112 volumes.; it is therefore very difficult to meet, even more uniform binding. We know that the first part due to the Marquis de Paulmy is the best of all, it was continued by Martin and others. (We added a 13th volume, even binding the months of February and March 1777). Full calf blond granite. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco, and volume number in green morocco. Besides a very interesting critical apparatus (introductions, commentary and analysis), the library is organized in each volume according to a plan drawn up defining the various types of novels, 8 classes: translation of Greek and Latin novels, romances of chivalry, the historical novel, romance novels, novels spiritualities, satirical and comic novels, historical and news stories, wonderful stories. The first volume contains the golden ass Appulée, The Romance of Merlin, The triumph of the nine knights, Astraea, The Strange Adventures of Lycidas and Cléorithe Basire, The Satyricon, The romance of Melusine Jean d Arras, Le Dauphin by Aulnoy, Good Woman by Mademoiselle de la Force ... There are so rare novels and best known as Don Quixote. Thereafter: Prince Erastus, fairy Perraut, Perceval le Gallois, the Cyropaedia, History Zarine by Nicolas of Damascus, Perceforest king of Britain, Romans Mr. Camus, More's Utopia, and Theagenes Chariclea History knight Tristan, Argenis and Polliarque, History of John Faustus, and many new historical tales and forgotten ... Note that the medieval romances are well represented. It is not that extracts of long novels, the universal library integrating collection whose vocation is to be encyclopedic on the subject, it tends to integrate all chronologically novels from the origin to the contemporary times. --- 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] Edition originale de cet ouvrage périodique paru de juillet 1775 à décembre 1776. Tête de collection de ce périodique dont la publication s'étendit jusqu'en 1789 et atteignit 112 volumes ; elle est de ce fait très difficile à réunir, encore davantage en reliure uniforme. On sait que la première partie due au marquis de Paulmy est la meilleure de toutes, elle fut continuée par Martin et d'autres. (On joint un 13eme volume, même reliure des mois de février et mars 1777). Reliure en plein veau blond granité. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, et de tomaison en maroquin vert. Outre un appareil critique très intéressant (introductions, commentaire et analyses), la bibliothèque s'organise dans chaque volume selon un plan établi définissant les différents types de romans, en 8 classes : Traduction des romans grecs et latins, les romans de chevalerie, le roman historique, romans d'amour, romans de spiritualités, romans satiriques et comiques, Nouvelles historiques et contes, romans merveilleux. Le premier volume réunit l'âne d'or d'Appulée, Le roman de Merlin, Le triomphe des neuf preux, l'Astrée, Les aventures étranges de Lycidas et de Cléorithe de Basire, Le Satyricon, Le roman de Mélusine de Jean d'Arras, Le Dauphin par d'Aulnoy, La bonne femme par Mademoiselle de la Force... On y trouve donc des romans rares et les plus connus comme Don Quichotte. Par la suite : Le prince Erastus, les contes de Perraut, Perceval le Gallois, la Cyropédie, Histoire de Zarine par Nicolas de Damas, Perceforest, roi de Grande-Bretagne, Romans de M. Camus, L'Utopie de More, Théagène et Chariclée, Histoire du chevalier Tristan, Argénis et Polliarque, Histoire de Jean Fauste, et nombre de contes et nouvelles historiques oubliés... On notera que les romans médiévaux sont bien représentés. Il ne se trouve que des extraits des longs romans, la bibliothèque universelle les intégrant dans la collection dont la vocation est d'être encyclopédique sur son sujet, elle tend donc chronologiquement à intégrer tous les romans écrits depuis l'origine jusqu'à l'époque contemporaine.

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        Della istoria d'Italia di Francesco Guicciardini gentiluomo fiorentino libri XX.

      appresso Michele Kluch 1775-76 4 volumi in - 4° (cm. 27,5), elegante legatura recente in m. pergamena con titolo e decorazioni in oro ai dorsi, piatti ricoperti da carta marmorizzata; pp. XXII 493 [1b], 487 [1b], 474, 418 LVIII in ottimo stato assai fresche, con 1 tavola di ritratto dell'autore in antiporta f.t. al vol.I inciso su rame dall'Allegrini; sobri fregi; antica firma di possesso agli occhietti, qualche fioritura al vol.IV. «Édition la meilleure que jusq?alors on eut encore donne de cet historien. Elle a été impr. à Florence, par les soins du chanoine Bonso Pio Bonsi, qui a complété ou restitué plusieurs passages d?après un manuscrit revue et corrigé par l?Auteur» [Brunet II, 1803 - 04]. Cfr. Gamba 566; Parenti, Falsi luoghi, 96. Esemplare molto buono.

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        Konvolut: zum Hohen Ritter-Orden Samkt Gerorg: (A) Des Churbayerischen Hohen Ritterordens S. Georgii Wappen-Calender. 1775; sowie (B) Destouches, Ernst von: Geschichte des Königlich Bayerischen Haus-Ritter-Ordens vom Heiligen Georg, 1890.

      München, Bamberg Zimmermann; Buchner 1775. Konvolut, bestehend aus 2 Bänden: (A) Anonymus, Verlag Zimmermann, München, 1775. Kl.-8°. Titelkupfer, 105 Kupfertaf., (vgl. Fotos Nr. 1, 2, 3) davon 82 Wappen- und 16 Porträtkupfer sowie 3 (doppelseitige) historische Szenen (datiert 1728, 1731, etc.). Einige Kupfer tragen den Vermerk "Jos. Ant. Zimmermann". Alle Kupfer sind nur einseitig bedruckt, was die Druckqualität merklich verbessert, u. den Eigentümern die Möglichkeit gab, die Stiche einzeln u. ohne Verlust herauszutrennen u. zu rahmen. Angebunden: 1.) Nekrolog (Sterbefälle) 1729-1775. 16 Bll.; 2.) Calender auf das Jahr 1775 mit eig. Titelkupfer, sowie einer Zeittafel der wichtigsten Ereignisse, z.B. des Herrschaftsbeginns "des ersten und heidnischen Herzogs in Baiern Theodonius I." im Jahr 508 n.Chr. ("=1775 minus 1267" )", oder "von dem grossen durch Oberbaiern verspuhrten Erdbeben am 25. Jenner 1347 n.Chr. ("=1775 minus 428") etc. etc., sowie der Mondphasen, und der Vorhersage der Sonn- und Mondfinsternisse sowie des wöchentl. Wetters. Titelkupfer, 7 Bll., Pp. d. Zt. mit reich. ornamentaler Silberprägung, die vorne altersbed. abgedunkelt, hinten teils erhalten ist. +++ Alter Besitzeintrag auf Vorsatz eines Mitglieds des Ordens: "Fr. Jos. ord. S. Georg.". Es handelt sich höchstwahrsch. um Franz Joseph Fürst v. Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, der lt. Destouches' Geschichte des Ordens (s. B) im Jahr 1771 aufgenommen wurde. Rücken mit Fehlstelle 5x30 mm u. m. 4 winzigen Wurmlöchern. Keine Stockflecken, ein kl. blasser Wasserfleck a. V. Die Kupfer in kräftigen Abdrucken u. m. deutlichem Kontrast. Am Buchblock geplatz (nach 9 Blättern u. vor Nachsatzpp.), aber Bindung noch fest und stabil. +++ WITH 105 ENGRAVED PLATES, THREE DOUBLE-SIZE FOLDING; of portraits, coat-of-arms, and sometimes ornate decoration and imagery beside. A mix of line and stipple engravings. This is a collection of the escutcheons of German PLUS ITALIAN princes. Followed by almanac and calendar. The almanac part has death notices, not recent at time, that have been included as a fee by noble families wishing to honor their forbears. The principle part of the almanac is a historic table with dates of ascession (to the High Order of St. George) and death of princes during mostly the eighteenth century. THOROUGHLY WELL PRESERVED. Old owner's name (a member of the High Order) on blind page, binding is old contemporary cardboard, with rich silver ornamentation, spine w. small piece missing (5x30mm). Otherwise everything very well preserved, engravings astonishingly fresh w. good contrast. ++++++ (B) Destouches, Ernst von: Geschichte des Königlich Bayerischen Haus-Ritter-Ordens vom Heiligen Georg; Verlag Buchner, Bamberg 1890 (vgl. Foto Nr. 4). (Beigebunden: Die St. Michaelskirche in München und ihr Kirchenschatz; sowie: Geschichte des königl. Münzkabinetts in München). 8°, 91, 96, 74 S. Reich ornamentiertes u. geprägtes Orig.GanzLn. dreifarbig, Rücken verblasst. Nur Vorsatz u. Titel sehr leicht stockfleckig, sonst sauber u. frisch. Auf Vorsatz v. 2. u. 3. Teil kl. Stempel der "Gesellschaft Walhalla". Insges. schönes, festes Ex. +++++ Aus Nichtraucherhaushalt. +++ Selten, u. rar in diesem guten Zustand. +++ Weitere Fotos auf Anfrage unter mDOTfruthAThotmailDOTde Hardcover Buch. Gut

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        Les Rêves d'un homme de bien qui peuvent être réalisés ou les vues utiles EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez la Veuve Duchesne., 1775. Fine. Chez la Veuve Duchesne., à Paris 1775, grd. In 12 (10x17,5cm), xij, 502pp. (2)., relié. - First edition of this book published by Alletz containing a selection of reflections, thoughts of various extracts from works of the Abbe de Saint-Pierre, renowned economist considered utopian. Full glossy blond calf and marbled contemporary. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Marbled edges. Good copy. Charles Irenee Castel de Saint-Pierre (1658-1743) was a French philosopher and writer. It is considered a precursor of the Enlightenment because of the new ideas he divulged. He attended assiduously salons of Madame de Lafayette and Mrs. Lambert. It is still famous for its project of universal peace among nations, probably the first project of European unification, which inspired not only Rousseau, but the creators of the UN. The book brings together political, economic considerations, legal, education and training, and many other areas, but always within the framework of a thought reflecting on the organization of a society. --- 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] Edition originale de ce recueil publié par Alletz, contenant un choix de réflexions, de pensées diverses extraits des ouvrages de l'abbé de Saint-Pierre, économiste réputé considéré comme un utopiste. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé et marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Tranches marbrées. Bon exemplaire. Charles Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre (1658-1743) fut un philosophe et un écrivain français. On le considère comme un précurseur des Lumières en raison des idées nouvelles qu'il divulgua. Il fréquenta assidument les salons de Madame de Lafayette et de Madame de Lambert. Il est demeuré célèbre pour son Projet de paix universelle entre les nations, sans doute le premier projet d'unification européenne, qui inspira non seulement Rousseau, mais les créateurs de l'ONU. L'ouvrage rassemble des réflexions politiques, économique, morales, sur l'éducation et l'instruction, et sur bien d'autres domaines, mais toujours dans le cadre d'une pensée réfléchissant sur l'organisation d'une société.

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        Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière. Nouvelle edition. Tome premier, premiere Partie (Tome premier, seconde Partie. Tome second, premiere Partie. Tome second, seconde Partie. Tome troisième, premiere Partie. Tome troisième, seconde Partie. Tome quatrieme, premiere Partie. Tome quatrieme, seconde Partie

      Hotel de Thou, rue des Poitevins, A Paris 1775 - Complessivi 16 volumi (339 tavole fuori testo) con legatura coeva in piena pelle maculata. Nervi, ricchi fregi e titoli oro impressi al ds. Tagli rossi e segnalibri in seta verde. Etichette cartacee con stemma araldico nello scomparto inferiore dei ds. Mancanze e piccoli difetti alle cuffie superiori di 6 voll. Sporadiche macchioline e qualche pagina lievemente ossidata. Nel complesso, esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione molto rara (apparentemente tutto il pubblicato sotto la denominazione tipografica Hotel de Thou ) non presente nelle bibliografie consultate. 8vo (cm. 20), 8 Voll.; 386 pp., 1 c.nn. con 4 tavv. f.t. (di cui 2 carte geografiche rip.); 2 cc.nn., da p. 387 a p. 640, 1 c.nn. con 7 tavv. f.t.; 2 cc.nn., 275(1) pp. con 1 tav. f.t.; 2 cc.nn., da p. 281 a p. 576, 1 c.nn. con 42 tavv. f.t. (di cui una rip.); 2 cc.nn., 266 pp., 1 c.nn. con 42 tavv. f.t.; 2 cc.nn., da p. 267 a p. 558, 1 c.nn. con 34 tavv. f.t.; 2 cc.nn., 252 pp. con 40 tavv. f.t.; 2 cc.nn., da p. 253 a p. 474, 1 c.nn. con 37 tavv. f.t. (si unisce) Idem, Histoire naturelle des Oiseaux. Tome premier (Tome second, Tome troisieme), ibidem 1775, 3 Voll.; XXIV-326 pp., 1 c.nn. con 30 tavv. f.t.; 1 c.nn., da p.327 a p. 639 con 26 tavv. f.t.; 2 cc.nn., 412 pp. con 31 tavv. f.t. (si unisce) Idem, Histoire naturelle. Supplément, Tome premier, première Partie, ibidem 1774, 400 pp. (si unisce) Supplément, Tome premier, seconde Partie, ibidem 1775, 400-XXXVI pp. (si unisce) Supplément, Tome second, première Partie, ibidem 1779, 2 cc.nn., 210 pp., 1 c.nn., 180 pp. con 6 tavv. f.t. (si unisce) Supplément, Tome second, seconde Partie, ibidem 1779, 2 cc. nn., 375 pp. con 18 tavv. f.t. ed una grande carta rip. (si unisce) Supplément a l Histoire naturelle, ibidem 1778, 2 cc.nn., 237(3) pp. con 20 tavv. f.t. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Saisons poëme

      Paris: s.n., 1775. Fine. s.n., Paris 1775, xxxvj (1p.) 38-467pp. (1f. errata), relié. - Seventh edition, illustrated with a frontispiece, a jewel on the title and 4 figures by Moreau the Younger, 4 delicious vignettes by Choffard for The Seasons, and 2 figures of Moreau the Younger for Tales, Poems and fugitive Eastern Fables. Binding nineteenth full blue morocco night. Back with five nerves decorated with florets countryside (vines, wheat and sickle, game and hunting horn ...) and gilded boxes. Triple net and golden geometric lace framing boards. Large gold lace framing of paper contreplats to the tank and bookplates. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Septième édition, illustrée d'un frontispice, d'un fleuron sur le titre et de 4 figures par Moreau le jeune, 4 délicieuses vignettes par Choffard, pour Les Saisons, et de 2 figures de Moreau le jeune pour les Contes, Poésies fugitives et les Fables orientales. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de tirés à part du fleuron de titre et des vignettes de Choffard. Reliure XIXème en plein maroquin bleu nuit. Dos à cinq nerfs orné de fleurons champêtres (vigne, blé et serpe, gibier et cor de chasse...) ainsi que de caissons dorés. Triple filet et dentelle géométrique dorés en encadrement des plats. Large dentelle dorée en encadrement des contreplats de papier à la cuve.   Mors supérieur frotté. Des bibliothèques Francis Kettaneh et Irwin Laughlin, avec leurs ex-libris.

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        L'uccellagione libri tre di Antonio Tirabosco. Cittadino veronese

      A spese Moroni 1775 In 4, pp. (4) + 116 con 8 tra testatine, iniziali e finalini inc. all'acquaf. Cart. Edizione originale pubblicata postuma di uno dei migliori poemi tra i poemi didascalici dedicati alla caccia. Tiraboschi fu poeta veronese di felice ispirazione. Fu cancelliere dell'ufficio di sanit? di Verona.? Particolarmente eleganti i fregi incisi su uno dei quali compare la firma di Domenico Lorenzi. Ceresoli, p. 519 - 20. Lastri, p. 160. ITA

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        De novorum ossium, in integris aut maximis, ob morbos deperditionibus, regeneratione experimenta;

      Lutetiae Parisiorum , E TYPIS FRANC. AMBR. DIDOT, 1775 - Ubi, maxima Materiae affinitate, breviter de Fracturis, e de Vi quam Natura impedit in offibus elongandis, dum crescunt. Autore Michele Troja, Medicine Doctore Neapoli, e Chirurgo è latere in Regali S. Jacobi Nosocomio. Viro Clarissimo Josepho Lieutaud, Potentissimi Galliarum Regis Archiatro, Regiae Scientiarum Parisiensis, necnon Londinensis Academiae Socio, etc. etc. etc. Con 3 tavole ed una tabella ripiegate. Testatine e finalini incisi. Testo in latino. Allegato: ''Riflessioni del signor De La Lande sulle comete che possono approssimarsi alla terra. Traduzione dal Francese. Napoli, nella Stamperia di Giovanni Gravier 1773. 16mo. pp. 240 - 30. . Molto buono (Very Good). Pagine ben conservate, con rare fioriture, ampi margini, carta pesante. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione (First Edition). . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      J. Almon, Piccadilly, London 1775 - Three texts bound in one. Newly rebound in handsome quarter calf with hand marbled paper covered boards. Raised spine bands with gilt decoration and red morocco labels titled in gilt. Contains the Parliamentary Register for the First Session of the Fourteenth Parliament, Vol. II, 1775. With an account of the most interesting speeches, motions, bills, protests, evidence, petitions, etc and a list of the acts passed during the session. 184 pp. Secondly is included the transcript of "Memorial of the Count de Guiness, the French Ambassador to the Court of London; against Mssrs. Tort and Roger, Formerly his secretaries, and against Mr. Delpech." 48 pp. Thirdly is included "The Charters of the British Colonies in America," no date, circa 1775-1776. With a separate title page and 142 pp. The colonies listed here are Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, Rhode Island, First charter granted to Massachusetts Bay, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Georgia. These historically important texts document the period relating to the time just before the birth of our new nation. Handsomely bound with clean and bright text. Scarce. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La contagion sacrée ou histoire naturelle de la superstition Ouvrage trad

      Londres [Amsterdam?]: S.n., 1775. Fine. S.n., Londres [Amsterdam?] 1775, in 12 (10x17cm), 188pp. , 192pp., deux tomes reliés en un volume. - New edition. The original date of 1768. Cardboard pink contemporary. Back smooth threads. Part of title in brown calf. Smear on boards and caps. Although the text was presented as a translation of Jean Trichard, the work is Baron d'Holbach. This story superstition is an indictment against the merciless persecution and political and religious tyrannies what they were, which made terrorized by fear and bigotry as by political ambition. --- 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] Nouvelle édition. L'originale date de 1768. Reliure en plein Reliure en plein cartonnage rose d'époque. Dos lisse à filets. Pièce de titre en veau brun. Frottis sur les plats et les coiffes. Bien que le texte fût présenté comme une traduction de Jean Trichard, l'oeuvre est bien du baron d'Holbach. Cette histoire de la superstition est un réquisitoire sans pitié contre les persécutions et les tyrannies politiques et religieuses quelle qu'elles furent, qui firent régner la terreur par la peur et le fanatisme tant que par ambition politique.

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        A martyr of Bunker Hill, Nathan Blood, confirms receipt of wooden bottles, pots and dishes for the army just days after Lexington Concord

      n.p., April 27, 1775. 4 x 2. "Autograph Receipt Signed, ""Nathan Blood Quarter m[aste]r"", on the verso of a Manuscript Document Signed by Commissary General, John Pigeon. Pigeon writes, ""April 25th, 1775 to Comd Davis / deliver to Capt. Reuben Dow six pots & twelve Dishes & Twenty wooden bottles."" Nathan Blood confirms, ""Rec'd the Contents by me / Nathan Blood Quarter m[aste]r"" The receipt is docketed in unknown hand, ""Order from Com:y Genl: & Recd from Nathan Blood 27th April""Nathan Blood died at Bunker Hill only a short time after writing this. The document is tipped to a larger sheet with an image of a Bunker Hill memorial listing Nathan Blood among those who died June 17, 1775. He was in Captain Reuben Dow's Company, William Prescott's Regiment, which suffered heavy losses that day.In February 1775, the second Provincial Congress directed the Committee of Safety to designate one of its members as commissary. John Pigeon was selected later that month and given the title Commissary of Stores. By April, he was identified as Commissary General, the title he used in this document. However, once George Washington arrived to command the New England forces, victualing responsibilities were transferred to Joseph Trumbull, Commissary General of the Continental Army, presumably reverting back to the Commissary General upon Washington's departure (WorldCat, LC: Massachusetts. Commissary General)"

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