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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]

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung W. Neugebauer GmbH & Co.KG]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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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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      [New York: James Rivington], 1775.. [13]-25pp. Modern paper covered boards, printed paper label. Titlepage trimmed a bit close. Very good. In a half morocco and cloth folding case, spine gilt. An odd title, this is the second half only of the Rivington edition of Henry Barry's THE GENERAL ATTACKED BY A SUB-ALTERN, with its own titlepage, of the tract that Barry was responding to, Charles Lee's STRICTURES.... The English-born Lee had a long career in the British army before eventually taking up the American cause. A fiery republican, he served as a general in the Continental Army, rallying troops and readying defenses before eventually clashing with George Washington over strategy. He participated in the pamphlet wars leading up to the Declaration of Independence with the present work, written in response to Loyalist Thomas Bradbury Chandler's FRIENDLY ADDRESS TO ALL REASONABLE AMERICANS. Also published in New York in 1774, Chandler warned the colonists against military or economic measures against British authority. Lee essentially argues that the British forces aren't so tough, and that a disciplined American force can triumph in its righteous cause. Thomas Adams treats this item in two entries of his AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, saying it was not published separately from Rivington's 1775 edition of Barry, yet it appears that some enterprising booksellers occasionally made it a discreet title. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE 125, 151b (ref). SABIN 26867. EVANS 13824. NAIP w012383. HOWES L193.

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        A Sermon on the Present Situation of American Affairs. Preached in Christ-Church, June 23, 1775. At the Request of the Officers of the Third Battallion of the City of Philadelphia, and District of Southwark.

      Philadelphia: James Humphreys, junior, 1775. - 8vo., (8 x 5 inches). (A bit browned and spotted throughout). Modern red cloth, the smooth spine lettered in gilt (extremities slightly worn). First edition. Two distinct editions exist, with identical titles, imprints, and collations. In the present edition (Adams 196b) "A sermon on the present situation of American affairs." is printed in four lines. William Smith served as the first provost of the College of Philadelphia (which would become the University of Pennsylvania). "During his long tenure as Penn's first provost, Smith had a significant impact on the early formation of the college which would later be known as the University of Pennsylvania. Although Smith led Anglican services at the College and encouraged discussions of the Bible and religion outside of the classroom, he encouraged students of all faiths to attend and did not include official courses of religion in the curriculum. It was his view that students learned true religion from exposure to pure and truthful teaching. Readings focused on ethics and on deist views of the universe authored by a variety of authors. The quality of Smith's mind was widely recognized. He received honorary D.D. degrees from Oxford and Aberdeen in 1759 and from Dublin in 1763. In 1768 he was elected a member of the American Philosophical Society. "During the Stamp Act crisis and the early years of the American Revolution, Smith favored the broadening of colonial liberties, but decried the tendency to turbulence and upheaval. His printed essays called for caution grounded in colonial self-interest. Because Pennsylvania patriots suspected Smith of Loyalist sympathies, the new state government did not name him either as a trustee or the head of the University of the State of Pennsylvania when they created this institution in 1779. Instead this new institution was headed by John Ewing. Smith remained Provost of a diminished College of Philadelphia until 1791 when the College was united with the University of the State of Pennsylvania to form the University of Pennsylvania. "During the 1780s, Smith moved to Maryland. Here he founded Washington College as a nondenominational college with a curriculum similar to the courses he had instituted at the College of Philadelphia. In 1785 he worked on the American prayerbook. Long involved in ecclesiastical disputes, especially the controversy over whether or not to appoint an American bishop, Smith presided over the 1780 convention that created the new diocese of Maryland. He was elected, but never consecrated as Maryland's first bishop" (University of Pennsylvania Archives). Adams 196b. Evans 14459. Hildeburn 3288. Sabin 84651. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Carte du Detroit de la Sonde depuis la Pointe de Winerou jusqu'a l'Isle du Nord

      Paris 1775 - Size : 690x505 (mm), 27.125x19.875 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Journal of the Resolution's Voyage, In 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775

      London: F. Newbery, 1775. Octavo, folding frontispiece map and five plates, leaf D2 is a cancel as usual; a very good copy in modern polished light tan calf. First edition, the earliest account of any Antarctic exploration. This is the first full account of Cook's second voyage to have been published, a surreptitious narrative that preceded the official account by some eighteen months.Although published anonymously, this is known to have been the work of John Marra, a Cook regular who was also to be an Australian First Fleeter. As early as September 1775 Cook was aware of the authorship: he had asked the gunner Anderson whether he had written the journal, and Anderson had convinced Marra to come forward. Amazingly, Johann Forster, the controversial naturalist of the second voyage, assisted in getting the book ready for the press (see Kroepelien, 809).The second voyage marked the first crossing of the Antarctic Circle, and Marra's book thus contains 'the first... firsthand account of the Antarctic regions...' (Rosove, Antarctica, 1772-1922). The engravings include the earliest Antarctic landscape, thirty-eight pages of text deal with the Antarctic visit, and the main map shows the passage of Cook's two ships to the high southern latitudes.Although Marra was aboard the Resolution, he also gives an account of the voyage of the Adventure during the period when the two ships were separated, including mention of the time the Adventure spent on the Tasmanian coast. 'A rare work... it contains details of many events not recorded in the official account, and a preface recording the causes which led Banks and his staff to withdraw from the expedition at the last moment. Accordingly it is a vital second voyage item...' (Davidson).Marra (sometimes Mara) was an Irish sailor who had first sailed with Cook on the last leg of the Endeavour voyage, joining the crew in Batavia. He twice attempted to jump ship during the second voyage, the second time swimming desperately for shore as the Resolution left Tahiti. This latter unsuccessful attempt at desertion was only lightly punished by Cook, who mused in his journal that any man without 'friends or connections to confine him to any part of the world' could not 'spend his days better than at one of those isles where he can injoy all the necessaries and some of the luxuries of life in ease and Plenty.' (Beaglehole, Journals, II, p. 404). Although Marra protested that he foresaw no career for himself in the Navy, he would go on to be a gunner's mate on HMS Sirius, flagship of the First Fleet. He does not appear to have mended his ways, and is reported as having been 'lost in the bush for three days on the north shore of Port Jackson in November 1789...' (Keith Vincent Smith, Tupaia's Sketchbook). Beaglehole, II, pp. cliii-clv; Beddie, 1270; Davidson, A Book Collector's Notes, p. 60; Hill, 1087; Holmes, 16; Kroepelien, 809; O'Reilly-Reitman, 379; Rosove, 214.A1.a; Spence, 758.

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        Edits ; Lettres patentes ; Déclarations concernant le clergé de France ; De EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez P. G. Simon , 1775. Fine. Chez P. G. Simon , à Paris 1775-1784, In 4 (19x26cm), 733pp., relié. - Réunion de 90 edits, lettres patentes et autres arrêts concernant essentiellement le clergé de France (dons, églises, curés...), et quelques uns sur les règlements de plusieurs collèges.Pleine Basane blonde marbrée d'époque. spine à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Frottements. Mors fendu au mors inférieur en tête. Bon exemplaire.Les édits courrent de l'année 1775 à 1784. le volume a été paginé à la main, une préface ayant été rédigée regroupant l'ensemble des titres du volume en fin d'ouvrage. --- 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] Réunion de 90 edits, lettres patentes et autres arrêts concernant essentiellement le clergé de France (dons, églises, curés...), et quelques uns sur les règlements de plusieurs collèges. Reliure en pleine basane blonde marbrée d'époque. Dos à nerfs richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Frottements. Mors fendu au mors inférieur en tête. Bon exemplaire. Les édits courrent de l'année 1775 à 1784. le volume a été paginé à la main, une préface ayant été rédigée regroupant l'ensemble des titres du volume en fin d'ouvrage.

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        Oeuvres de Mr. De Voltaire, Complete in 40 volumes

      Published by [Cramer et Bardin], [Geneva] 1775 - , 40 uniform volumes, including plays, poetry, essays, history, Questions sur L'Encyclopedie, Melanges de Literature, D'Histoire et de Philosophie & Pieces Detachees, volume 1 with frontispiece plus 36 engraved plates throughout, the text to all volumes is set in engraved decorative borders or frames with decorative details at chapterheads etc. Octavo Edition corrigee et augmentee [ Framed Edition ] , all volumes in similar condition, leather dry and cracked with some loss to spine ends, some title lables missing or partial, boards rubbed, gutters worn, armorial bookplates to front pastedowns, the text and engravings are clean and firmly held with occassional spots and marks, good set with external wear , half brown calf, yellow paper to sides, gilt bands and titles to spine Octavo, 21.5 x 14 cm Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS; Particularly Those Nations adjoining to the Missisippi [sic], East and West Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Virginia: Account of Origin, Language, Manners, Religious & Civil Customs, Laws [etc.]

      London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1775. Complete title as follows: "The History of the American Indians; Particularly Those Nations adjoining to the Missisippi [sic], East and West Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Virginia: Containing An Account of their Origin, Language, Manners, Religious and Civil Customs, Laws, Forms of Government, Punishments, Conduct in War and Domestic Life, their Habits, Diet, Agriculture, Manufactures, Diseases and Method of Cure, and other Particulars, sufficient to render it A Complete Indian System. With Observations on former Historians, the Conduct of our Colony Governors, Superintendents, Missionaries, &c. Also An Appendix, containing A Description of the Floridas, and the Missisippi Lands, with their Productions--The Benefits of colonising Georgiana, and civilizing the Indians--And the way to make all the Colonies more valuable to the Mother Country. By James Adair, Esquire, A Trader with the Indians, and Resident in their Country for Forty Years." 276 mm x 210 mm. Gilt-ruled, contemporary tree-calf, 5 raised bands with gilt in the compartments, gilt-stamped red leather spine label, marbled endpapers, half-title, folding frontispiece map, pp. [x], 464. An exceptionally clean, very handsome, fresh copy. Sabin 155; Howes A-38: "Best 18th-century English source on the Southern tribes, written by one who traded forty years with them.". First Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine. Quarto.

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        A Remarkable Massachusetts Newspaper published the weeks after "The shot heard round the world" and 11 days before the Battle of Bunker Hill and features a rarely-published attack on Thomas Gage: "?Did they not murder 8 innocent inoffensive men at Lexington, and number more at Concord?" Chock full of content including one Dr. Joseph Warren last letters before Bunker Hill

      Cambridge, June 8, 1775. 9.75" x 15.75". "The June 6, 1775 issue of The New-England Chronicle or Essex Gazette (Cambridge: Samuel and Ebenezer Hall), 4 pages, 9.75"" x 15.75"". Light scattered foxing, partial separations at folds, some reinforced with glassine, else good condition.Page one features a reprint of the second installment of The Crisis, an English newspaper printed from 1775 to 1776 that voiced strong solidarity with the revolutionary movement in America and levelled savage attacks on the character of George III. Likely authored by pamphleteer William Moore and historian Philip Thicknesse, the paper ran through 91 issues through October 1776. The conclusion of the present installment, prior to a lengthy poem, reads: ""His Majesty, his minions, and his instruments of slaughter, are now safe, in robbing the people of their property, by shameful and iniquitous taxes in time of peace; safe in their subversion of the protestant religion; safe and successful in their cruel plan for starving the honest and industrious inhabitants, and destroying the trade of the town of Boston, in America, and the commerce of England; safe so far in their attempt to destroy the lives, rights, liberties, and privileges of millions; I say they are safe, in all these violations of, and depredations on our national security, and natural rights, because we are tame."" The authors, who desired a solution to the colonial problem within the context of the British Empire, were cool to the news of the Declaration of Independence, and ceased publishing the paper soon thereafter.Page two opens with a quite rare and scathing attack on General Thomas Gage, signed in type, ""MASSACHUSETTENSIS,"" the pen name employed by Loyalist Daniel Leonard (1740-1829) in his two year battle of essays with John Adams (who employed the nom de plume of ""NOVANGULS"") written between 1774 and 1775. However this series of essays ceased in April 1775 just as hostilities broke out at Lexington and Concord. The present essay, addressed ""To the perfidious, the truce-breaking, THOMAS GAGE"", appears to have been written by another individual intent on using Leonard's pen name in jest. The attack, which had been printed in Benjamin Edes' Boston Gazette (now printed in Watertown after the publisher fled Boston) on June 5, accuses Gage of a number of crimes, and reads in very small part: ""What original law of nature are you not daily breaking? What bod of civil society are you not dissolving or attempting to dissolve? Is it a crime to commit murder? Is it a crime to steal and plunder? And have you not owned that you attempted to destroy our property? And has it not been proved that by your troops you ravaged our houses? Have not your troops (send with orders to steal, rob and murder) fulfilled as much of your INFERNAL plan as was in your power? ?" Did they not murder 8 innocent inoffensive men at Lexington, and number more at Concord?"" This is a very rare edition of this essay. Beyond its publication in this edition, and the previous day by Edes in Watertown, we have sourced no other editions of this virulent attack on Gage. Page two also notes a list naming the delegates attending the Second Continental Congress, which had convened in Philadelphia on May 10, 1775, less than a month after Lexington and Concord. The list notes that George Washington was attending as a delegate from Virginia. (Of course he arrived in Philadelphia donning in his Virginia regimentals, and on June 15, he would be appointed Commander-in-Chief of the newly-created Continental Army). The third page contains the complete text of a very late letter from Dr. Joseph Warren who would die in action at the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775. Dated ""In Provincial Congress, Watertown, June 1, 1775,"" the letter exonerates ""Mr. Stephen Higginson"" for ""Questions asked him before the House of Commons of Great-Britain, &c. beg leave to report --- That they have critically examined that Matter, and are of Opinion , that the Indention of said Higginson in those Answers were friendly to the Inhabitants of Salem and Marblehead, and to the Colonies in general, and that he ought to be honorably acquitted by this Congress, and recommend to the Favor of the Public."" Below Warren's letter are several advertisements in which the subscribers attest their own loyalty to the rebel cause, including the Reverend Samuel Dana who writes from Groton, on May 22, in which he begs forgiveness ""of all such for whatever I have said or done, that had the least Tendency to the Injury of my Country, assuring them that it is my full Purpose... to unite with them, in all those laudable and fit Measures, that have been recommended by the Continental and Provincial Congresses, for the Salvation of this Country..."" Other news on page three include reports of troops assembling in New York preparing to march to Boston; the execution of ""Two tory Negroes"" in Newport, Rhode Island; a report on the festivities in Boston held in honor of the birthday of George III, ""celebrated by the Sons of Tyranny in Boston""; a plan by the New York Provincial Congress to capture the fortresses of Ticonderoga and Crown Point (as well as a similar resolve by the Connecticut Assembly to do the same); and a detailed account of what must have been the first prisoner exchange held between the rebels and the regulars under Thomas Gage. Despite the inflamed passions on both sides, the preliminary meetings between American and British officers prior to the formal exchange, was ""truly cordial and affectionate."" (It must be remembered many of these officers were comrades-in-arms during the French and Indian War). The fourth pages reprints two intercepted letters from the last civilian governor of Massachusetts, Thomas Hutchinson to Francis Bernard, one dating from 1770, soon after the Boston Massacre, in which he berates the likes of Samuel Adams and Joseph Warren and expresses the growing consensus that ""nothing but sharp external force will bring Boston into a state of sue subordination... Until government in England appears to be in earnest, the friends of government dare not shew themselves among us. It is possible when they know they can be supported, they may appear more numerous than the sons of liberty now imagine..."" The second letter, written in March 1773, Hutchinson muses about ways to rid Boston of the town meeting, which he found a continual annoyance: ""Is there any way of compelling Boston to be a corporation by depriving them of their present privileges, and not suffering any acts of the Town? The Charter of New York City might be a good pattern. Can no restraint be laid on the other Towns from acting an any other affairs than such as immediately concern them respectively."""

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        The Present State of the Orkney Islands considered: with an Account of their Situation and Conveniences for Trade, the Improvements they are capable of, etc. The Whole to shew by what Means their Usefulness may be increased. THE ORIGINAL EDITION

      [Holy-Rood House, Edinburgh 1775] Sm. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, WANTING TITLE, first leaf browned; attractively bound in twentieth century half calf, marbled boards, back with five flat bands ruled in gilt, second compartment with red leather label lettered in gilt, a very good, bright, crisp copy. This copy comprises 66pp. RARE. Not recorded by Anderson.

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        Scelta di opuscoli interessanti tradotti da varie lingue.

      nella stamperia di Giuseppe Marelli (poi nella Sta 1775 [-1777], In Milano - Frontespizio: Volume primo [-XXXVI]. Trentasei opuscoli in 7 voll. in-12°, pp. 120 con 11 figg. lit. in nero di Cagnoni su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 + pp. 120 con 9 figg. lit. in nero di Cagnoni su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 + pp. 121 con 4 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 2 tavv. rip. in fine di cui 1 carta geogr. b/n eseguita da Cagnoni dei mari di Kamtschatka e Anadire + pp. 120 con 14 figg. lit. in nero su 2 tavv. rip. in fine + pp. 132 con 3 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 12 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. f.t. + pp. 119 + errata con 5 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. f.t. e 8 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 (1) con 1 spartito musicale su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 8 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 3 figg. lit. in nero su 2 tavv. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 7 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 8 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 131 con 1 tav. b/n rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 8 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 9 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 12 con 2 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 2 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 2 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 4 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 1 tav. b/n rip. in fine + pp. 120 + pp. 120 + pp. 120 con 5 figg. lit. in nero di Cagnoni su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 2 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 + pp. 120 con 7 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 1 tav. b/n rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 5 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 3 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 2 figg. lit. in nero di Ramis su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 20 [i.e. 120] con 13 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine e 4 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 9 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine + pp. 120 con 1 tav. b/n rip. in fine + pp. 120 (12) con 12 figg. lit. in nero su 1 tav. rip. in fine. Segnatura: A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 (C5 erroneamente segnata C4) + A-E12 (B2 erroneamente segnata B3) + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12 + A-E12. Leg. coeva mz. pelle con tit. oro impresso su tass. bordeaux appl. al ds. e num. degli opuscoli in oro impresso su tass. marrone appl. al ds., fregi tip. oro impressi al ds., piatti in carta marmorizzata marrone, tagli a spruzzo blu, vignetta a ogni frontespizio, capilettera e finalini xil. Arrossature e fioriture maggiormente evidenti al taglio inf. alle prime 120 pp. del vol. 1, etichetta di antica bibl. privata appl. al piede sup. dei ds., lavori di tarlo alle sguardie di qualche vol., mancanza al taglio intermedio delle pp. 97-100 dell’opuscolo 6 senza perdita di testo, bruniture evidenti all’opuscolo 15, alone di umidità alla cerniera dell’opuscolo 21, lavoro di tarlo alla tav. dell’opuscolo 22 con minima perdita, lavoro di tarlo al frontespizio dell’opuscolo 23 senza perdita di testo e a p. 115 dell’opuscolo 26 con perdita di testo, lavoro di tarlo al margine interno da p. 98 alla tav. finale dell’opuscolo 34 con perdita di testo e dal frontespizio a p. 5 dell’opuscolo 35 senza perdita di testo.

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        Tre Sonate E Una Toccata Per Il Cimbalo... Prix 4 [livre sign]... A[vec] P[rivilege] D[u] R[oi]. Faisant partie des 4 Saisons

      Paris: l'Editeur... Bignon. [July 1775]. Large oblong octavo. Early pink mottled wrappers. [i] (title), 2-9, [10] (blank), 11-24 pp. Engraved. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris. Some staining and creasing to title, small hole to blank margin, small portion of upper outer corner lacking; lower margin trimmed to platemark throughout. . First Edition, first issue. Rare. RISM P2216 (3 copies, all in the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris). Lesure p. 498. One of the few publications of Piccinni's original keyboard music. The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century.

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        M. Johann Gottlieb Volkelts .. gesammlete Nachrichten von Schlesischen Bergwerken.

      Breßlau und Leipzig, Gutsch, 1775.. Titel mit gestochener Vignette. 272 Seiten. Pappband der Zeit.. VD18 13607588. Erste und einzige Ausgabe. - Etwas bestoßen, Einbandrücken beschabt. Leicht gebräunt, gering fleckig.

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        Tre Sonate E Una Toccata Per Il Cimbalo... Prix 4 [livre sign]... A[vec] P[rivilege] D[u] R[oi]. Faisant partie des 4 Saisons

      Paris: l'Editeur... Bignon. [July 1775]. Large oblong octavo. Early pink mottled wrappers. [i] (title), 2-9, [10] (blank), 11-24 pp. Engraved. From the collection of André Meyer, Paris. Some staining and creasing to title, small hole to blank margin, small portion of upper outer corner lacking; lower margin trimmed to platemark throughout. . First Edition, first issue. Rare. RISM P2216 (3 copies, all in the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris). Lesure p. 498. One of the few publications of Piccinni's original keyboard music. The Meyer collection, formed over a period of some 75 years, was one of the most important collections of printed music, musical autographs, and books on music of the 20th century.

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