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        PROPOSICIÓN DE NUEVA RUTA COMERCIAL ENTRE ESPAÑA Y RÍO DE LA PLATA Y ACLARACIONES A LOS REPAROS PUESTOS POR LA JUNTA DE CÁDIZ.]

      S.l.n.a. (c. 1775 - ). 31 cm. Dos partes: (I) [Propuesta de nueva ruta comercial.] 28 h., sin paginar. (II) [Aclaraciones a los reparos puestos por la Junta de Cádiz.] 70 h., sin paginar. Dos partes enc. en un vol. en pergamino, lomo despegado, restos de cierres. Cerco de antigua humedad en margen interno, sin afectar a la lectura. Interesantísimo documento que propone una nueva ruta comercial entre España y el Río de la Plata. Atendiendo a la elevada mortalidad de españoles a la llegada de galeones a Portobelo (hasta entonces destino final de la ruta) y la despoblación parcial del Perú y España por causa de dichas muertes, se propone, para mayor opulencia del erario real y teniendo en cuenta la dilatada experiencia peruana de quien realiza la propuesta -al que no hemos logrado identificar- el establecimiento de la ruta de galeones por la vía de Buenos Aires. Se lograría así una mayor brevedad del viaje que por la vía de Cartagena y Portobelo, se poblarían las principales provincias peruanas y se evitaría una navegación que se califica de dilatada, peligrosa y costosa. Se manifiesta abiertamente la conveniencia de Buenos Aires ante las "esterilidades" de Cartagena y Portobelo, llamado comúnmente "sepultura de españoles". El autor de estas páginas admite cierta problemática en relación a la poca agua del Río de la Plata para la entrada y salida de galeones, aunque considera que "no es ynsuperable este incombeniente". Dice asimismo que sería conveniente que los navíos o galeones para esta navegación se fabricasen a propósito, para lo cual dice haber contactado con los maestros cántabros, que no advierten problemas significativos. Así pues, solicita al rey -probablemente Carlos III- se digne mandar fabricar seis galeones para este fin y de cuatro a seis embarcaciones menores. Ofrece a continuación detalles de la ruta (distancias, escalas, seguridad), se extiende sobre las grandezas de Potosí y territorio adyacente y se centra en los siguientes apartados: comecio que se propone des de Lima a Buenos Aires; comercio que se hace desde Lima a Portobelo; comercio actual desde la Sierra a Lima y Portobelo; y comercio que se propone de la Sierra a Buenos Aires. El autor no deja ningún cabo sin atar, pues analiza todos los supuestos, tanto de la ruta en sí como de la administración, las relaciones con los administradores locales, los gastos, etc. Pese a ello, y sabiendo hoy que era una apuesta ganadora -el comercio activo entre España y el Río de la Plata floreció entre los años 1778-1810- parece ser que la Junta de Cádiz puso numerosos reparos a los cuales el autor no pudo responder adecuadamente. Por ello, en la segunda parte los analiza pormenorizadamente y responde, entre otros, a la queja de que la navegación de Cádiz a Buenos Aires es muy larga; a la de que la mayor parte del buque se ocuparía con víveres y cables; a la de que la entrada de los navíos en el río y la subida al amarradero es muy peligrosa; a la de la falta de resguardo de los navíos en el Río de la Plata; a la de los perjuicios que afectarán a los comerciantes por ser tan grande la distancia entre Buenos Aires y Potosí y de allí a Lima, etc. Las explicaciones ofrecidas son sensatas y rotundas: la propuesta es segura y rentable, se evitan riesgos de mar, se poblarán nuevos territorios, los gastos de conducción de ropas y géneros bajarán sensiblemente, los comerciantes de las provincias de la Sierra bajarán con sus caudales a la feria de Buenos Aires sin necesidad de fiarlos a terceros, etc. comercio, españa-américa, colonias, navegación, río de la plata, siglo XVIII, carlos III, rutas comerciales, buenos aires, argentina, perú Indústria, comerç i negocis Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 Manuscritos español

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        Part of the Provinces of Costa-Rica and Nicaragua with the Lagunas. By Thos. Jefferys Geographer to His Majesty.

      Sayer, Robert, London 1775 - Size : 500x645 (mm), 19.625x25.375 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        The Coast of Mexico from Laguna de Esmotes to Punta Brava.

      Robert Sayer, London 1775 - Engraving. Chart 12 from Sayer and Bennett's Neptune Occidental. London. Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map and Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the Act directs, 20Feby. 1775. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 28 1/4". Inventory#: p1754pmat.

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        Turks Islands, from a Survey made in 1753, by the Sloops l'Aigle and l'Emeraude, by Order of the French Governor of Hispaniola, with improvements from Observations made in 1770, in the Sr. Edward Hawke King's Schooner

      Sayer, Robert, London 1775 - Taken from "The West-India atlas: or, a compendious description of the West-Indies" illustrated with forty one correct charts and maps, taken From actual surveys. Together with an historical account of the several countries and islands which compose that part of the world. Engraved nautical chart, showing swamps, sailing course, etc. Relief shown pictorially; depths by soundings., Size : 480x333 (mm), 18.875x13.125 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quæ in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris rubri geographica.

      Hauniæ (København), Ec officina Mölleri, 1775. 4to. Fint samt. helskinnbd. med 5 bind. Ryggdekor og permbordyre i gull. Helt gullsnitt. Marmorert forsatspapir. XXXIV + (2) + 164 s. Kobberstukket kart.. Stort eksemplar på bedre papir.Contemporary full calf with 5 bands. Gilt spine and borders. Gilt edges. Engraved map. Large paper copy

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        Gramatica Arabigo-Española, Vulgar y Literal. Con un Diccionario Arabigo-Español, en que se ponen las voces más usuales para una conversación familiar, con el Texto de la Doctrina Cristiana en el idioma arabigo.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Don Antonio Perez de Soto, 1775. - in-4. 9ff. 272pp. XVII. Plein vélin du temps (taches et petit accroc sur le plat supérieur). Edition Originale. Francisco Cañes (mort en 1775) était un missionnaire espagnol originaire de Valencia, qui résida pendant seize ans à Damas (Syrie) où il enseignait dans un collège. Cet ouvrage constitue apparemment la première grammaire arabe imprimée en langue espagnole avec des caractères arabes; dans sa préface, l'auteur rappelle notamment que l'ouvrage de Pedro de Alcalá, imprimé en 1505, était en caractères latins. "Presento pues al público esta gramática arabe, deseoso de contribuír por mi parte á que se pueda aprender con facilidad una lengua no ruda, bárbara, é inutil, y que algunos por ignorancia desprecian; sino elegante, erudita, y utilisima , como los hombres doctos reconocen: á vista de lo mucho que se escribe en ella, y de las numerosas naciones que la hablan en Asia, Africa y parte de Europa". Après avoir exposé les règles de la grammaire arabe, l'ouvrage propose un dictionnaire rangé par thèmes et, avec une pagination séparée, une version arabe de la Doctrine Chrétienne que les missionnaires devaient apprendre par cœur. Galeries de ver marginales à une douzaine de feuillets, sans atteinte au texte. Quelques rousseurs. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A History of the Island of Anglesey

      London: J Dodsley, 1775 From the invasion by the Romans until finally acceded to the Crown of England: Togeather with a distinct decription of the Towns, Harbours, Villages and other remarkable places in it; and of several Antiquities relating thereto never before made public. Serving as a supplement to Rowland's Mona Antiqua Restaurata. To which are also added, Memoirs of Owen Glendowr..... Bound in recent dark brown half leather with marbled boards, gilt tooling. Spine has gilt tooling and title in gilt to maroon leather label. Internally, new endpapers, half title, title page, 88 pp, some ink notes in an old hand. A lovely copy.( ESTC T139793. Lowndes 2136/7. COPAC. WoldCat)

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        A MAP OF PENNSYLVANIA EXHIBITING NOT ONLY THE IMPROVED PARTS OF THAT PROVINCE, BUT ALSO ITS EXTENSIVE FRONTIERS: LAID FROM ACTUAL SURVEYS, AND CHIEFLY FROM THE LATE MAP OF W. SCULL, PUBLISHED IN 1770.

      London: Printed for Robert Sayer & J. Bennett, . 1775 - 28 1/2 x 54 3/4 inches, outlined in period color, backed on canvas. Small ink stamp near title, a few small worm holes expertly repaired. Very good. Archivally matted, protected with mylar sheet. A large and impressive map of the colony of Pennsylvania, published just a few months after the battle of Lexington and Concord, and drawing heavily from the landmark map executed by William Scull in 1770. Scull's original map is exceedingly rare, and noteworthy for showing the extensive Pennsylvania frontier, including western roads, paths, forts and other buildings, and the newly executed Mason-Dixon line. In the present map, printed for Sayer and Bennett, Scull's map is revised and improved, with clearer topographical delineations and including latitude and longitude markers. These improvements were likely added to aid British troops fighting in North America. Sayer and Bennett's map appears in several contemporary atlases, including Faden's THE NORTH AMERICAN ATLAS and Jefferys' THE AMERICAN ATLAS, both issued in 1776. Sayer and Bennett took over the Jefferys firm after Thomas Jefferys' death in 1771, and were among the most important British map publishers of their day. Not in Rumsey. PHILLIPS MAPS, p.674. Hazel Shields Garrison, "Cartography of Pennsylvania Before 1800" in THE PENNSYLVANIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, July 1935, pp.278-79. SCHWARTZ & EHRENBERG, p.170 (ref).

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        The Preceptor: Containing A General Course of Education. Wherein The First Principles Of Polite Learning Are Laid Down In A Way most suitable for trying the Genius, and advancing the Instruction of Youth, Volume I. and II.

      Published by J. Dodsley, London 1775 - , 414 pages and 560 pages, Volume 1 with 31 black and white plates, coloured maps, one folding map of Great Britian, Volume 2 with 5 black and white plates, four on natural history and the frontispiece Sixth Edition , front board of volume 2 detached, other boards loosely attached, chipped at head and tail of spines, spines darkened, boards lightly stained, bookplate on front pastedown of volume 2, frontispiece loose in volume 1, folding plates a little creased, some light tanning and offsetting of print from plates, text clean, books in good condition , full brown calf with gilt titles on red leather spine labels, 5 raised bandss Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Des Churbayerischen Hohen Ritterordens S. Georgii Wappen-Calender auf das Jahr 1776.

      München, Zimmermann 1775 - Gesuchter Wappenkalender des St. Georgs Ritterordens mit den Zeremonien der Papstkrönung Benedictus XIII., der St. Georgs Ritterversammlung und der Ausschiffung der St. Georgs Ordensritter gegen die Türken im Jahre 1731. Die Porträts zeigen den Römisch-deutschen Kaiser Karl VII., den regierenden bayrischen Kurfürsten Max Joseph, sowie Mitglieder des St. Georgs Ritterordens und deren Wappen. Im Text Aufzählung der Ordensmitglieder, sowie das Kalendarium. - Mit gestochenen Wappenexlibris des Georg Sigmund Graf zu Portia (eigentlich: Porcia), Ritter des bayrischen Georgsordens und dessen medaillonförmigen Porträt, gestochen von G. Vockerodt, bei Klauber in Augsburg. - Wenige Tafeln am Rand minimal gebräunt, sonst in sehr schöner, sauberer Erhaltung 108 Kupfertafeln (inkl. Titel) mit Porträts, Wappen u. Ansichten, 23 Blätter Text Braungefärbtes Pergament der Zeit mit goldgeprägter Bordüre (verblasst), Farbschnitt, 8°

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        Picturae Etruscorum in Vasculis nunc primum in unum collectae

      J. Zempel, Rome 1775 - (16 x 10 3/4 inches). Half-titles, titles printed in red and black. 3 engraved frontispieces, 2 engraved dedications (one hand-coloured), 301 hand coloured engraved plates (31 double-page, numbered I-CCC, plus CCLVbis) by G. Cassini and others, plus one uncoloured plate and 4 tables (one folding). Engraved title-vignettes, head- and tail-pieces and initials all hand-coloured, the initials finished with gold. Expertly bound to style in half calf over period Italian marbled paper covered boards, spines with raised bands, morocco lettering pieces in the second and third compartments, the others with an overall repeat decoration in gilt A beautifully hand coloured set, complete with all plates, of the important precursor to Hamilton's Vases. Giovanni Battista Passeri (1694-1780) was a noted archaeologist and antiquary to the Grand Duke of Tuscany. These three finely illustrated volumes depicting specimens from forty collections throughout Italy and even beyond the Alps, reflect his abiding belief in the superiority of Etruscan over Greek civilization. The work is rarely found complete, and the present example with the intials hand coloured and finished with gold is exceptional. Blackmer 1265; Cicognara 2615; Brunet IV,418. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte von Polen (3 Bände).

      Leipzig, Weidmann und Reich, 1775/77.. 914 Seiten, 1 Blatt; 2 Blatt, 977 Seiten; 560 Seiten, 50 Blatt, Pappbände der Zeit, 21 x 14 cm,. Einbände berieben, mit gestochenem Ex Libris "Bodenstein" und Stempel auf den Titelblättern, innen sauber.

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        A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from Pointe des Peres, and partly on board the vanguard man of war, by Captain Hervey Smyth Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des Peres, et en partie àbord de l'avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth

      London: Thomas Jefferys printed for John Bowles at No.13 in Cornhill, 1775. No binding. Very Good. Size: Paper 55.3cm x 43.3 cm (22 3/4 x 17 inches)   Image only (no type): 50cm x 35cm (19 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches). Older hand-coloured copper engraving published circa 1775. First printed in London Nov. 1760 and published in the Scenographia Americana. London : J. Bowles, 1768 however the copy at the bottom is slightly different than the first printed edition. Likely printed just a few years later. Our copy is the same as the one in the Boston Library B&W copy but not McCord's B&W copy which is the first printing. It looks like the words "These six" and the s on views is missing from our copy. Heavy paper is slightly aged and minor soiling in the border beyond the previous matting and framing, otherwise a very good and nice copy. Scarce.Also titled in French `Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des peres et en partie ábord de l`avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth, ( by Captain Hervey Smyth,) Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand, Carington Bowles at No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, and Henry Parker at No. 82 in Cornhill."This view of Quebec was taken just after the English capture of Quebec City in 1759, by Capt. Smyth, "Aide du Camp to the late Gen. Wolfe". Spendlove 7.

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        An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland, from the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, to the Settlement under King William Extracted from Parliamentary Records, State Acts, and other authentic materials

      Dublin: J. Hoey, T.T. Faulkner, G. Burnet, and J. Morris, 1775. (iv); xxi; (iii); 447; (blank); (vi)(index) pages. One index page with binder's fault with no loss of text. Printed on good quality laid paper but with fairly light marginal damp marking. Bookplate. Rebound in nice quality half calf which is slightly faded. Recent marbled endpapers. FIRST DUBLIN QUARTO EDIITION. First Ed. 4to (270 x 220 mm). Book.

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        A view of the City of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from Pointe des Peres, and partly on board the vanguard man of war, by Captain Hervey Smyth Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des Peres, et en partie àbord de l'avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth

      London: Thomas Jefferys printed for John Bowles at No.13 in Cornhill, 1775. No binding. Very Good. Size: Paper 55.3cm x 43.3 cm (22 3/4 x 17 inches)   Image only (no type): 50cm x 35cm (19 3/4 x 12 1/2 inches). Older hand-coloured copper engraving published circa 1775. First printed in London Nov. 1760 and published in the Scenographia Americana. London : J. Bowles, 1768 however the copy at the bottom is slightly different than the first printed edition. Likely printed just a few years later. Our copy is the same as the one in the Boston Library B&W copy but not McCord's B&W copy which is the first printing. It looks like the words "These six" and the s on views is missing from our copy. Heavy paper is slightly aged and minor soiling in the border beyond the previous matting and framing, otherwise a very good and nice copy. Scarce.Also titled in French `Vue de la ville de Québec, capitale du Canada, prise en partie de la Ponte des peres et en partie ábord de l`avantgarde vaisseau de guerre, par le Cape. Hervey Smyth, ( by Captain Hervey Smyth,) Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand, Carington Bowles at No. 69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, and Henry Parker at No. 82 in Cornhill."This view of Quebec was taken just after the English capture of Quebec City in 1759, by Capt. Smyth, "Aide du Camp to the late Gen. Wolfe". Spendlove 7.

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        Tryon County Legal Debt Document Signed by W(alter). Butler (1752-81) Loyalist

      Tryon County, NY, 1775. No binding. Very Good. RARE WALTER BUTLER SIGNATURE WITH SOON TO BE ENEMIESHandwritten legal document, 6pp, 8 x 10 in., tied with red ribbon upper left, Tryon County, New York, filed 21 May 1775 (March term in the fifteenth year of the Reign of King George the Third.). Legal document relating to a debt, signed W. Butler - one of the lawyers.Condition: Mounted on larger sheets with cut-outs so both sides visible. Toning as expected. Very good condition otherwise. Walter Butler (1752-81) Loyalist who became a captain in Butler's Rangers, formed by his father, John Butler. In May, 1775, Walter and John Butler left Tryon County for Canada in the company of Daniel Claus, Walter Butler, Hon Yost Schuyler and Joseph Brant. On July 7, they reached Fort Oswego and in August, Montreal." confirming he was a loyalist and fighting for Britain against the American "rebels".Alexander White was the Sherriff of the County of Tryon and he too was a loyalist ending up in Canada.Peter S. Deygert became an American patriot and a Major in the Tyron County Militia - First Regiment as well as Chairman of the German Flats committee. C(hristopher). P. Yates, was one of the best informed an most efficient patriots in the Mohawk Valley. He fought at the Battle of Saratoga was Assistant Quartermaster General of Tryon County. "He was the only scholar among them; and was a man of strong mind, much reading, and very forcible writer. He was the competitor at the bar of Montgomery county, of the late Abram Van Vechten, from the year 1787, till the Legislature by law, prevented the clerks from practicing law in their respective counties." quoted form The Frontiersmen of New York, by Jeptha R. Simms, Albany, NY 1883The American Revolution had many families, relatives, neighbours and friends in Tryon county at bitter war with each other starting in 1775.

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        Tryon County Legal Will Document Signed twice by Walter Butler (1752-81) Loyalist

      Tryon County: Walter Butler, 1775. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. WALTER BUTLER SIGNATURE IS RARE ON THE MARKETAutograph Document Signed twice, once in the text and once at the end, by Walter Butler as attorney for the defendant in a case before the County of Tryon Inferior Court of Common Pleas, 8½ x 7½ inches, Walter studied law in Albany and was admitted to the bar in 1775 shortly before the start of the American Revolution in upper New York state. Very good condition. County of Tryon Inferior Courrts of Common Pleas. Hendrich Mathys, Harme Gornswont , Girvit Von Sant and Jane Von Derkiden Executors of the last will and testament of John Von DerkideninAnd the said Hindwich by Walter Butler his attorney comes and defends the force and injury when ?? and says that he is not instructed by his client Henderich Mathys to give any answer for him to the said Harme Garnworth, Gerrit Von Sant and Jane Von Derkidenin the friends nor doth in say anything in bar or irroclution of the action of him the said Harme, Gerrit or Jane(SIGNED) Walter Butler for def Lifferty for pcts Walter Butler (1752-81) Loyalist who became a captain in Butler's Rangers, formed by his father, John. He was captured in 1777 by Continental Army troops commanded by Lt. Col. Marinus Willett, but escaped after a few months. He was probably the most hated Loyalist in America, amongst other things, because he commanded the Loyalist raiding party (which included Joseph Brant, a Mohawk chief) that attacked Cherry Valley on November 11, 1778 and the massacre after the battle. Ironically, it was Lt. Col. Willett, who, on October 30, 1781, came across Butler again while pursuing Major John Ross' forces after the Battle of Johnstown. Unfortunately for Col. John Butler, his son Walter was killed with a musket ball to his head, fired randomly from across the river. News of this came to the inhabitants around the same time Cornwallis' surrender was reported, but the Whig inhabitants seemed more pleased with the news of Butler's demise. However, it is said, the news of his death caused great rejoicing in New York's Mohawk Valley.

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        Edits ; Lettres patentes ; Déclarations concernant le clergé de France ; Declaration concernant les collèges de La Fleche, Langres, Bourges.

      Chez P. G. Simon 1775 - - Chez P. G. Simon , A 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. 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. 733pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tryon County Legal Debt Document Signed by W(alter). Butler (1752-81) Loyalist

      Tryon County, NY, 1775. No binding. Very Good. RARE WALTER BUTLER SIGNATURE WITH SOON TO BE ENEMIESHandwritten legal document, 6pp, 8 x 10 in., tied with red ribbon upper left, Tryon County, New York, filed 21 May 1775 (March term in the fifteenth year of the Reign of King George the Third.). Legal document relating to a debt, signed W. Butler - one of the lawyers.Condition: Mounted on larger sheets with cut-outs so both sides visible. Toning as expected. Very good condition otherwise. Walter Butler (1752-81) Loyalist who became a captain in Butler's Rangers, formed by his father, John Butler. In May, 1775, Walter and John Butler left Tryon County for Canada in the company of Daniel Claus, Walter Butler, Hon Yost Schuyler and Joseph Brant. On July 7, they reached Fort Oswego and in August, Montreal." confirming he was a loyalist and fighting for Britain against the American "rebels".Alexander White was the Sherriff of the County of Tryon and he too was a loyalist ending up in Canada.Peter S. Deygert became an American patriot and a Major in the Tyron County Militia - First Regiment as well as Chairman of the German Flats committee. C(hristopher). P. Yates, was one of the best informed an most efficient patriots in the Mohawk Valley. He fought at the Battle of Saratoga was Assistant Quartermaster General of Tryon County. "He was the only scholar among them; and was a man of strong mind, much reading, and very forcible writer. He was the competitor at the bar of Montgomery county, of the late Abram Van Vechten, from the year 1787, till the Legislature by law, prevented the clerks from practicing law in their respective counties." quoted form The Frontiersmen of New York, by Jeptha R. Simms, Albany, NY 1883The American Revolution had many families, relatives, neighbours and friends in Tryon county at bitter war with each other starting in 1775.

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        Tryon County Legal Will Document Signed twice by Walter Butler (1752-81) Loyalist

      Tryon County: Walter Butler, 1775. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. WALTER BUTLER SIGNATURE IS RARE ON THE MARKETAutograph Document Signed twice, once in the text and once at the end, by Walter Butler as attorney for the defendant in a case before the County of Tryon Inferior Court of Common Pleas, 8½ x 7½ inches, Walter studied law in Albany and was admitted to the bar in 1775 shortly before the start of the American Revolution in upper New York state. Very good condition. County of Tryon Inferior Courrts of Common Pleas. Hendrich Mathys, Harme Gornswont , Girvit Von Sant and Jane Von Derkiden Executors of the last will and testament of John Von DerkideninAnd the said Hindwich by Walter Butler his attorney comes and defends the force and injury when ?? and says that he is not instructed by his client Henderich Mathys to give any answer for him to the said Harme Garnworth, Gerrit Von Sant and Jane Von Derkidenin the friends nor doth in say anything in bar or irroclution of the action of him the said Harme, Gerrit or Jane(SIGNED) Walter Butler for def Lifferty for pcts Walter Butler (1752-81) Loyalist who became a captain in Butler's Rangers, formed by his father, John. He was captured in 1777 by Continental Army troops commanded by Lt. Col. Marinus Willett, but escaped after a few months. He was probably the most hated Loyalist in America, amongst other things, because he commanded the Loyalist raiding party (which included Joseph Brant, a Mohawk chief) that attacked Cherry Valley on November 11, 1778 and the massacre after the battle. Ironically, it was Lt. Col. Willett, who, on October 30, 1781, came across Butler again while pursuing Major John Ross' forces after the Battle of Johnstown. Unfortunately for Col. John Butler, his son Walter was killed with a musket ball to his head, fired randomly from across the river. News of this came to the inhabitants around the same time Cornwallis' surrender was reported, but the Whig inhabitants seemed more pleased with the news of Butler's demise. However, it is said, the news of his death caused great rejoicing in New York's Mohawk Valley.

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        Le venti giornate dell'agricoltura e de' piaceri della villa nuova edizione, accresciuta di annotazioni, e di un'aggiunta

      Nella Stamperia di Giambatista Bossini,, In Brescia, 1775 - Cm. 25, pp. xx, 570. Con ritratto dell'autore all'antiporta, grande vignetta al frontespizio e 6 tavole d'illustrazioni fuori testo. Il tutto finemente inciso in rame. Legatura strettamente coeva in cart. alla rustica con nervi passanti e titoli manoscritti al dorso. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Ex libris e nota di possesso del celebre scrittore e storico dell'economia francese R.G. Conte di Salmour. Edizione assai stimata e considerata la migliore e più completa mai impressa di questo classico dell'agricoltura che vide la luce, in originale, nella metà del '500. Cfr. Ceresoli (p. 264): "Bellissima edizione, con le annotazioni di Cristoforo Pilati, a spese dell'Accademia di Brescia, con l'aggiunta sopra il frumentone altrimenti Gran Saraceno.". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, aus Neptune Francais, "Carte de la Mer de Dannemark et des entres dans La Mer de Baltique contenant les Bancs, Passes, Isles et Costes comprises dupuis Norden et le Cap Der-Neus jusques a Rostock et Valsterbon".

      . mit altem Flächenkolorit,, um 1775, 61 x 90. Pastoureau, Les Atlas Francais, "Neptune Francais D 1773", Nr. 3.- Oben rechts der Titel. Unten rechts Erklärungen ( in franz. Sprache ) und Meilenanzeiger. - Ostorientierte Karte mit dek. martimer Staffage ( Windrosen usw. ). Sie zeigt mittig Dänemark und Schleswig Holstein, im Norden das dem Skaggerak gegenüber liegende Norwegen. Im Osten die schwedische Halbinsel Schonen.

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        An Essay on Crimes and Punishments, Translated from the Italian; With a Commentary, Attributed to Mons. de Voltaire, Translated from the French. The Fourth Edition.

      F. Newberry. London 1775 - 4th edition. viii, [ii], 179, lxxxix pages. Very handsomely and finely bound in full tree calf, gilt. Gilt decorations to spine, gilt edges, marbled endpapers. Small portion torn from top corner of title page o/w Nr. fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Guadaloupe, Done from Actual Surveys and Observations of the English, whilst the Island was in their Possession with Improvements by Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the Kind. (West Indies)

      Robert Sayer, London 1775 - Engraving with superb original hand-color. Red sealing wax at upper right border. London. Printed for Robt. Sayer Map and Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the Act direcgts, 20 Feby. 1775. Sheet size: 21 x 28 1/2". Frame size: 25 1/2 x 33 1/8". Inventory#: p2021pfat.

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        PLANCHES POUR L'ENCYCLOPÉDIE OU POUR LE DICTIONAIRE RAISONNÉ DES SCIENCES. DES ARTS LIBÉRAUX ET DES ARTS MÉCHANIQUES, AVEC LEUR EXPLICATION. Lucques, Giuntini, 1766 / RECUEIL DE PLANCHES SUR LES SCIENCES, LES ARTS LIBÉRAUX, ET LES ARTS MÉCHANIQUES, AVEC LEUR EXPLICATION. Livourne, 1775 - 1776.

      Raccolta di undici volumi, solo quelli di Tavole, della seconda e terza edizione della straordinaria "Encyclopedie" di Diderot e d'Alembert. Testi francesi. Legature coeve in piena pergamena rigida, con tasselli e titoli in oro ai dorsi. La raccolta comprende 2630 planches, alcune a piena pagina, alcune doppie, alcune triple. Alcuni volumi sono da rilegare. Mancano i volumi di testo e 26 tavole. I primi sei volumi appartengono alla seconda edizione, edita a Lucca per i Tipi del Giuntini sotto la direzione di Ottaviano Diodati, mentre i rimanenti cinque appartengono alla successiva terza edizione, quella livornese. In dettaglio questa la collazione delle tavole disponibili: Tomo n°I (1765, da rilegare): "Agriculture et economie rustique (80 planches, 3 mancanti), Auiguillier (4 pl.), Anatomie (33 pl., con marginali tarlature), Antiquités (11 pl.), Architecture (54 pl., 14 mancanti), Arquebusier (5 pl., 1 mancante), Art militaire (38 pl.), Artificier (7 pl.), [mancano 4 planches, così suddivise: Argenteur (2 pl.), Armurier (2 pl.)]". Tomo n°II (1766): "Balancier (5 pl.); Faiseur de métier a bas, et Faiseur de bas au métier (11 pl.); Batteur d'or (2 pl.); Blanc de baleine (1 pl.); Blanchissage des toiles (2 pl.); Blason ou Art héraldique (27 pl.); Boissellier (2 pl.); Bonetier de la Foule (2 pl.); Boucher (2 pl.); Bouchonnier (1 pl.); Boulanger (1 pl.); Bourrelier et Bourrelier - Bastier (7 pl.); Boursier (3 pl.); Boutonnier (6 pl.); Boyaudier (1 pl.); Brasserie (5 pl.); Brodeur (2 pl.); Fonderie en caracteres d'imprimerie (8 pl.); Caracteres et alphabets (25 pl.); Ecritures (16 pl.); Cardier (1 pl.); Cartier (6 pl.); Cartonnier et Gaufreur en carton (2 pl.); Ceinturier (2 pl.); Chainetier (3 pl.); Chamoiseur et Megissier (5 pl.); Chandelier (2 pl.); Chapelier (3 pl.); Charpenterie (52 pl.)". Tomo n°III (1767): "Charron (7 pl.), Chasses (23 pl.), Chaudronnier (4 pl.), Chimie (24 pl.), Chirurgie (39 pl.), Choreographie (2 pl.), Blanchissage des Cires (3 pl.), Cirier (4 pl.), Fabrique de la Cire d'Espagne ou a cacheter (2 pl.), Ciseleur et damasquineur (2 pl.), Cloutier grossier (2 pl.), Cloutier d'epingles (2 pl.), Coffretier - Malletier - Bahutier (3 pl.), Confiseur (5 pl.), Corderie (4 pl.), Cordonnier et cordonnier - bottier (2 pl.), Corroyeur (2 pl.), Coutelier (2 pl.), Decoupeur et gaufreur d'etoffes (3 pl.), Dentelle et façon du point (3 pl.), Dessein (39 pl.), Diamantaire (2 pl.), Distillateur d'eau de vie (1 pl.), Doreur (4 pl.), Draperie (11 pl.)". Tomo n°IV (1768): "Ebénisterie - Marqueterie (11 pl.), Emailleur a la Lampe, et Peinture en Email (5 pl.), Eperonnier (16 pl.), Epinglier (3 pl.), Escrime (15 pl.), Éventailliste (4 pl.), Fayancerie (12 pl.), Ferblantier (2 pl.), Fil et Laine (5 pl.), Fleuriste artificielle (8 pl.), Forges ou Art du fer (52 pl.), Formier (4 pl.), Fourbisseur (10 pl.), Fourreur (6 pl.), Gainier (6 pl.), Gantier (5 pl.), Manufacture des Glaces (46 pl.), Horlogerie (64 pl.). Tomo n°V (1769): "Sciences mathématiques (5 pl.); Trigonometrie (2 pl.); Arpentage & Nivellement (3 pl.); Algebre (2 pl.); Sections coniques (3 pl.); Analyse (2 pl.); Mechanique (5 pl.); Hydrostatique, hydrodinamique & hydraulique (29 pl.); Optique (6 pl.); Perspective (2 pl.); Astronomie (26 pl.); Geographie (3 pl.); Gnomonique (2 pl.); Navigation (1 pl.); Fabrication des instruments mathématiques (3 pl.); Physique (5 pl.); Pneumatique (3 pl.), Fonte des canons (25 pl.); Fonte des cloches (8 pl.); Fonte de l'or, de l'argent et du cuivre (6 pl.); Fonte de la Dragée fondue à l'Eau (3 pl.); Gravure (9 pl.); Gravure en pierre fines (83 pl.); Gravure en lettres, en geographie et en musique (2 pl.); Gravure en medailles et en cachets (4 pl.); Gravure en bois (3 pl.); Layettier (2 pl.); Lunettier (4 pl.); Lutherie (34 pl.); Marbreur de papier (2 pl.); Marbrerie (14 pl.); Papeterie (14 pl.)". Tomo n°VI (1774): "Histoire naturelle (262 pl., 3 mancanti)". Tomo n°VII (1775, da rilegare): "Hongroyeur (3 planches); Imprimerie en Caracteres (19 pl.); Imprimerie en Taille - Douce (2 pl.); Manége & Equitation (33 pl.); Maréchal Ferrant (7 pl.); Maréchal Grossier (10 pl.); Marine (35 pl., manca la n°VIII); Evolutions navales (7 pl.); Forge des Ancres (13 pl.); Maroquinier (5 pl.); Menuiserie en Batimens (38 pl.); Menuiseries en meubles (20 pl.); Menuiseries en voitures (30 pl.); Musique (19 pl.)". Tomo n°VIII (1776): "Miroitier (8 pl.), Monnoyage (19 pl.), Mosaïque (5 pl., una semistrappata), Orfevre grossier (19 pl.), Orfevre - bijoutier (7 pl.), Orfevre - jouaillier, metter en oeuvre (11 pl.), Parcheminier (7 pl.), Patenôtrier (2 pl.), Pâtissier (1 pl., 1 mancante), Paumier (9 pl.), Perruquier, barbier, baigneur - etuviste (12 pl.), Peches, peches de mer, peches de rivieres, fabrique des filets (35 pl.), Peinture en huile, en miniature et en caustique (8 pl.), Plombier (7 pl.), Laminage du plomb (12 pl.), Plumassier panachier (5 pl.), Potier de terre (18 pl.), Potier d'Etain (9 pl.), Potier d'Etain bimblotier (6 pl.), Relieur (6 pl.), Sculpture en tous genres (24 pl.), Sculpture fonte des statues equestres (6 pl.)". Tomo n°IX (1776, vistose abrasioni alla coperta): "Savonnerie (5 pl.); Sellier - Carrossier (25 pl.); Serrurier (57 pl., vistosa mancanza alla pl. n°XVI): Piquer de tabatieres, incrusteur et brodeur (2 pl.); Tabletier - Cornetier (16 pl.); Tabletier (4 pl.); Taillandier (12 pl.); Tailleur d'habits et tailleur de corps (24 pl.); Tanneur (12 pl., mancanza al margine della pl.n°II); L'art de faire des tapis de pié façon de Turquie (8 pl.); Tapissier (14 pl.); Tapisserie de haute - Lisse des Gobelins (13 pl.); Tapisserie de basse - lisse de Gobelins (18 pl.)". Tomo n°X (1776): "Teinture des Gobelins (11 pl.); Teinturier en soie ou Teinturier de Riviere (8 pl.); Theatres (29 pl.); Machines de Theatre (49 pl.); Tireur et Fileur d'or (12 pl.); Tonnelier (8 pl.); Torneur et tour a figure (87 pl.); Vannier (3 pl.); Verrerie (54 pl.); Vitrier (4 pl.)". Tomo n°XI (1778, le prime 13 planches sono interessat

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        Sammelband mit 11 Schriften zu den Tarifen der Emolumente für die einzelnen Regionen der Schweiz.

      Bern, u.a., Hoch-Oberkeitliche Druckerey, u.a., 1742 - 1775 - 4°, 2 Falttaf., 458 S. (handschriftl. durchgehend paginiert.), 22 Bl., davon 15 Bl. (handschriftlicher Index)., HPrgt. d. Zt. mit kalligraph. Rückentitel., Der erste Einblattdruck mit Einriss, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes und frisches Exemplar. Enthält: I. Tarif des Émolumens pour Les Tribaunaux Civils & Criminels du Pays de Vaud. 1769. 59 S. - II. Tarif der Emolumenten für die Ober-Aargäuischen Aemter Burgdorf, Landshut, Fraubrunnen, Wangen, Aarwangen, Bipp. 1772. 82 S. - III. . Vier Landgericht, und darinnen gelegene Aemter, als Laupen, Frienisberg, Buchse, Thorberg, Könitz, Stifft-Amt, Signau . 1772. 82 S. - IV. . Emmenthalischen Aemter Trachsenwald, Brandis, Sumiswald. 1772. 82 S. - V. . Aemter Wildenstein, Biberstein, Kastelen und Könisgfelden. 1773. 84 S. - VI. . Grafschaft Lenzburg. 1773. 86 S. - VII. . Amt Aarburg. 1774. 83 S. - VIII. . Aemter Thun und Oberhoffen. 1774. 88 S. - IX. . Aemter Büren und Arberg. 1774. 86 S. - X. . Amt Nydau. 1774. 86 S. - XI. . Amt Erlach. 1775. 86 S. - Vorgebunden sind zwei mehrfach gefalt. Einblattdrucke: 1. Tarif was Loblicher Stand Bern von den Waaren auf der Wasser-Route von Nydau bis Brugg für Zoll und Gleith beziehet. 1742. - 2. Tarif der Ober-Chorg[e]richtlichen Emolumenteren, so wie solcher . sub 19. Febr. 1745 bestätiget worden. - Emulumente sind ständig wiederkehrende Nebeneinkünfte. Kosten, die als Aufwandsentschädigung für Tätigkeiten des Oberamtmanns, Amtsleuten, Richter, Polizei, Steuerämter etc. vom Bürger entrichtet werden müssen. - Außerhalb der Schweiz sind die Titel über KVK in Bibliotheken nicht nachweisbar. 1600 gr.

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        Tomo Primero y Tomo Segundo de las Leyes de Recopilación, que contiene los libros Primero, Segundo, Tercero, quarto, quinto, sexto, septimo, octavo, I Nono.

      Madrid 1775 - Materia: Libro antiguo de derecho de la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII. Descripción: Folio (34 x 23 cm). [10] 891 p. = 798 pp. + 178 pp. de índice. Encuadernación en pergamino de época con título en lomo. Estado de conservación: Encuadernación algo desgastada. Algo de humedad en las primeras hojas del vol. primero. Pérdida de pieza de pergamino en el lomo del segundo vol. y perdida de encuadernación en el vol. primero. Por lo demás muy buen estado, papel limpio, claro y fuerte. Revisado completo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NOTIZIE INTORNO ALLA VITA e alle opere de' pittori scultori e intagliatori della CITTA' DI BASSANO.

      Venezia 1775 - Ril. in mezza pelle e carta marm., cm 18x12,5, pp VIII incl. antiporta in rame e Front. con tit. entro bord. xil. e vign. allegorica. inc. in rame +328.Rara prima ed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DISSERTAZIONE IDRODINAMICA SOPRA IL QUESITO Vercar la cagione, per la quale l'acqua salendo ne getti quasi verticali de vasi, se le luci di questi getti siano assai tenui, essa non giunga mai al livello dell'acqua del Conservatorio, e quanto la luce

      MANTOVA: PER L'EREDE DI ALBERTO PAZZONI REGIO DUCALE STAMPA, 1775. In 4. Dim. 27,5x21 cm. Pp. 6 (n.n.)+136. Interessante opera del 1775, una dissertazione idrodinamica presentata al concorso dell'anno 1774 dal Padre Gregorio Fontana, professore di matematica all'Università di Pavia. Lo studioso stila questo trattato che incorpora elementi di idraulica, matematica e geometria per risolvere i seguenti quesiti: perchè i getti quasi verticali non giungono mai al livello dell'acqua del recipiente; perchè l'altezza del getto si rende sempre tanto minore, quanto è più piccolo il foro da cui l'acqua zampilla; perchè nuovamente tanto più il getto s'accorcia, quanto è più alta l'acqua della conserva; perchè e in quali circostanze allargandosi più l'orifizio o lume del getto, vie maggiormente questo s'abbassa. Nella prima parte Fontana mostra alcune esperienze di Mariotte e Bostut, nell'ultima parte mostra alcuni esempi e casi. Alla fine appendice sopra la resistenza del mezzo al moto de Projetti, come dell'aria ai getti d'acqua. All fine planche ripiegata. Tagli marmorizzati. Opera priva di legatura ma collazionata e risultata completa. Non comune, alto valore Copertina assente. Legatura in discrete condizioni con qualche rottura. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture. Bruniture e parti mancanti restaurate al frontespizio. Interesting work of 1775, an hydrodynamic dissertation presented to the competition of the year 1774 by the Father Gregorio Fontana, teacher of mathematics in the University of Pavia. The scholar writes down this treaty incorporating elements of hydraulics, mathamtics and geometry to solve the problems of the height of water in recipients In the first part Fontana shows some experiences of Mariotte and Bostut, in the last part some exemples and cases. At the end an appendix about the resistance of the medium in the movement as the air in the water's jet. Folded planche in the end. Boundless but collationed and it is complete. Not common work, high value. Cover is missing. Binding in fair conditions with some cracks. Inside pages are in good conditions foxings. Yellowings and missing restored parts in the title page.

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        Carte de L\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'Isle de Java avec les Isles de Banca de Billiton et un partie de cellesde Sumatra et de Borneo.

      Paris 1775 - Size : 495x680 (mm), 19.5x26.75 (Inches), Hand Colored Very Good, central fold has been reinforced.

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        Le Véritable Guide des Voyageurs en Italie avec la Description des Routes & des Postes.

      Rome: Paul Giunchi, 1775. - Sextodecimo. 397pp. a16, B16-M16, N8 (N8 blank). Contemporary calf, repaired. With folding plates and an engraved frontispiece. Lacks plate fourteen. In remarkably good condition, considering that most travellers used it as a guide to Italy when it was printed.

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        Joachim ou Le Triomphe de la Piete Filiale

      Amsterdam, Paris- chez les Libraires Suivans 1775 - A scarce collection of poetry and drama by Parisian writer, Blin de Sainmore. Very rare and not seen on sale since 1995. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. In French. The full title of this work is given as, Joachim, ou Le triomphe de la piete filiale, drame en trois actes et en vers, suivi d'un choix de poesies fugitives. Adrien Michel Hyacinthe Blin de Sainmore, 1733-1807, was a French writer, known also for his correspondence. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. The front hinge is cracked and the rear hinge is starting. There is wear to the extremities,includingrubbing and edge wear,prominent to the spine. Internally the pages have slight browning and light background foxing and a few prominent spots, with the occasional mark. With slightly browned tidemarks to the first and last few pages. The title page has more prominent browning and discolouration. The title page, preface, and pages 155-158have been trimmed, but this does not affect the text. Overall the condition is good only, with a very good interior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Don Manuel de la Vega, escribano de Camara del Rey nuestro señor en su Real, y Supremo Consejo de las Indias: Certifico, que haviendose remitido á dicho Supremo Consejo los autos de la Residencia tomada . al Capitan de Navío. Don Joseph Solano Certifico.3 July 1775

      Madrid 1775 - Four leaves nicely bound in half vellum by Brugalla . ; Quarto ; 7 pages

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        Signer Stephen Hopkins endorses a highly important Battle of Lake George document tied to the reinforcement of William Johnson's troops, ordering payment for Edward Cole's Rhode Island company. Cole's request, written a week after the battle, contains one of the earliest manuscript references to "Lake George."

      "Endorsement Signed, ""Step Hopkins,"" [Newport, R.I.] November 8, 1775, on the verso of an Autograph Note Signed of Edward Cole, ""Edw Cole,"" 1 page, 6.25"" x 4"", Lake George, September 17, 1755 requesting pay for his company. On the verso, Hopkins, together with fellow Committee of War members, approves the payment ""and charge it to the Colony."" Vertical creases, minor wear at margins, light soiling at corners, else very good to fine condition. Lt. Colonel Cole had recently marched from Rhode Island to Albany to reinforce British troops under the command of William Johnson. Cole's Rhode Islanders had arrived just in time to help a British scouting party overcome French and Indian ambush as they returned to Fort Lyman (later renamed Fort Edward, in honor of Edward, Duke of York) from Lake George. Cole's reinforcements enabled William Johnson to improve his camp's defenses and allowed him to wage a pitched battle against his French adversaries. Johnson prevailed against the French late in the afternoon?"the first significant British victory of the French and Indian War. Cole writes, only a week following the battle, in full: ""Pay to Mr. William Mumford or Order the Sum of Twelve Hundred pounds /old Tenor/ for wages Due to me and my Comp[any] and Charge the same to Your Most Obt. Servt. Edw[ar]d Cole."" Mumford, who Rhode Island records reveal commanded Fort George in Newport Bay for much of the war, signs in receipt of the funds destined for Cole's men. This document also stands as one of the earliest known usages of ""Lake George"" in contemporary manuscript. William Johnson had just renamed Lac Ste. Sacrament, Lake George in honor of George II on August 25, 1755. During the American Revolution, Cole was a loyalist. Rhode Island authorities confiscated his home and property, and Cole became a refugee in Nova Scotia (""Claims and Memorial of Edward Cole of Rhode Island,"" [Halifax], Feb. 24, 1784, Great Britain, Public Record Office, Audit Office, Class 13, Volume 59, folio 64)."

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        An Act to Restrain the Trade and Commerce of the Colonies of New Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina, to Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Islands in the West Indies [2nd Restraining Act]

      Charles Eyre and William Strahan, London 1775 - [2], 463-472 p.; 31 cm. (folio). Disbound. Title page reads "Anno Regni Georgii III. . . . At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Twenty-ninth Day of November, Anno Domini 1774, in the Fifteenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third . . . Being the First Session of the Fourteenth Parliament of Great Britain." Woodcut royal coat of arms above the imprint. Woodcut headpiece and historiated initial at the beginning of the act. The second of the Restraining Acts, which restricted trade in and out of the colonies of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina. After July 20, 1775, enumerated goods were not to be shipped from those colonies to other colonies or to Great Britain; and after September 1, 1775, no goods were to be shipped to those colonies except from Great Britain, until "Peace and Obedience to the Laws" had been restored in those colonies. This restraint on trade by the American colonies was one of the events leading to the American Revolution. In Near Fine Condition: disbound; otherwise clean and bright.

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        Essays Relating to Agriculture and Rural Affairs; in Two Parts, Illustrated With Copperplates

      Edinburgh: For T. Cadell and William Creech. 1775. First Edition. Hardcover. 2 parts in one volume. Full calf with five raised bands on spine and constrasing spine lable bearing gilt titles, upper joint cracked but binding firm on cords, corners bumped/rubbed, old price in ink on ffep, text clean and bright, illustrated with 3 folding copper engraved plates. James Anderson (17 January 1738 - 15 October 1808), a figure in the Scottish Enlightenment, was an agriculturist and economist. He took over his families farm at the age of 15 when his parents dies and later, through marriage, came to own and manage a 1300 acre farm in Aberdeenshire. He wrote extensively on agriculture and economics, mostly under a variety of aliases. , 8vo 8" - 9" tall, xxxiii [1] + 472 pp .

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        Kurpfälzisches Kriegs-Reglement vom Jahre 1775. Erste Abtheilung komplett in 3 Teilen. 1. Von dem Unterricht der Officiers und Unterofficiers überhaupt, und was dieselbe mit dem Gewehr, Esponton, Fahnen, Degen und Kurzgewehr vor Handgriffe machen müssen. 2. Vom Dienst in der Garnison. 3. Wie der Dienst im Feld geschehen soll. In einem Buch.

      Mannheim, Hofbuchdruckerei, o. J. (1775 - 1776).. 8°. Brauner Halblederband der Zeit geprägtem Rückentitel auf Rückenschild. Das Kapital oben leicht lädiert, Einband etwas berieben. Bezugsleder mit kleinen Wurmfraßstellen. 364 S., 3 Bl., 240 S., 4 Bl., 140 S., 6 Bl. (das letzte weiß) mit gestochener Titelvignette und 24 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. Vorsätze leimschattig, wenige Blätter mit Randausriß, wenig fleckig. Kleiner Tintenfleck im seitlichen Schnitt. Gutes Exemplar.. Veitenheimer 471. - Die Kupfer mit Bataillons-Formationen, Schlachtenordnungen etc. - Enthält Vorschriften für die Kurpfälzische Infanterie, den Dienst in der Garnison und im Feld. - #FLUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        The Bay of Honduras. By Thos. Jefferys Geographer to His Majesty

      London:: Robert Sayer,. 1775.. First edition. Maps. Very good condition. From an early edition of Jefferys' West India Atlas, this is a chart of the coastline from Salamanca de Bacalar to Brewer's Lagoon and the Moskito Coast, centered on the Gulf of Honduras and the Rio Balize. Extends to the Port of Guatimala and La Trinidad on the Pacific Coast, showing numerous volcanoes in the region. The coastline is very detailed, with shoals, islands, soundings and sailing directions and sail ships are used to illustrate navigable routes. Just below Hanover Bay the map indicates "The Logwood Cutters" most likely referring to the lumber industry for Honduran mahogany and rosewood. Many names in both English & Spanish, especially in the regions along the Moskito Coast, where British settlements existed. Sellers & Van Ee #2131. Outline in color, 2 minor tears in margin not affecting map, 24.5x19.5".

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        The history of English poetry, from the close of the eleventh to the commencement of the eighteenth century. To which are prefixed two dissertations. I. On the origin of romantic fiction in Europe. II. On the introduction of learning into England.

      J. Dodsley [et al.] 1775-81, London - 3 volumes, 4to, full contemporary diced calf, perfunctorily rebacked, gilt paneled spines, red morocco labels; very good, sound set. To volume 3 is prefixed a third dissertation on the Gesta Romanorum. Lowndes, p. 2847, calls the work "a most curious, valuable, and interesting literary history," and reports the existence of a fourth volume (which consisted of a Fragment and a general index) published in 1806. But see Rothschild 2525-2527 where it is inferred that volume IV never got beyond proof sheets, and DNB emphatically states that the fourth volume "never appeared." This first volume is dated 1775 and is a later issue of it (it first appeared with a 1774 date); the second and third volumes are first editions. In spite of its defects and the fate the work suffered at the hands of contemporary critics, the diligent scholar will quickly discover that "nowhere else has he at his command so well furnished an armory of facts and dates about obscure writers; while for the student of sixteenth century literature, while Warton's results have been at many points developed, but have not as a whole been superceded. His style is unaffected and invariably clear. He never forgot that he was the historian and not the critic of the literature of which he treated. He handled with due precision the bibliographical side of his subject, and extended equal thoroughness of investigation to every variety of literary effort. No literary history discloses more comprehensive learning in classical and foreign literature, as well as in that of Great Britain" (DNB). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        "The history of English poetry, from the close of the eleventh to the commencement of the eighteenth century. To which are prefixed two dissertations. I. On the origin of romantic fiction in Europe. II. On the introduction of learning into England."

      London: J. Dodsley [et al.]. 1775-81. "3 volumes, 4to, full contemporary diced calf, perfunctorily rebacked, gilt paneled spines, red morocco labels; very good, sound set. To volume 3 is prefixed a third dissertation on the Gesta Romanorum. Lowndes, p. 2847, calls the work ""a most curious, valuable, and interesting literary history,"" and reports the existence of a fourth volume (which consisted of a Fragment and a general index) published in 1806. But see Rothschild 2525-2527 where it is inferred that volume IV never got beyond proof sheets, and DNB emphatically states that the fourth volume ""never appeared."" This first volume is dated 1775 and is a later issue of it (it first appeared with a 1774 date); the second and third volumes are first editions. In spite of its defects and the fate the work suffered at the hands of contemporary critics, the diligent scholar will quickly discover that ""nowhere else has he at his command so well furnished an armory of facts and dates about obscure writers; while for the student of sixteenth century literature, while Warton's results have been at many points developed, but have not as a whole been superceded. His style is unaffected and invariably clear. He never forgot that he was the historian and not the critic of the literature of which he treated. He handled with due precision the bibliographical side of his subject, and extended equal thoroughness of investigation to every variety of literary effort. No literary history discloses more comprehensive learning in classical and foreign literature, as well as in that of Great Britain"" (DNB)."

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        Minutemen Pay Scale

      Dorchester 1775 - Manuscript Document Signed ("Luke Drury Capn"), 1 p, folio, Dorchester, 20 December 1775, pay scale with calculations of pay from one to ten days for Privates, Corporals, 1st and 2nd Lieutenants, Sergeants and the Captain. ConditionMild browning and a few brown stains.

      [Bookseller: Seth Kaller Inc.]
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        Carte Reduite du Golfe de Bengale

      Paris 1775 - Size : 500x685 (mm), 19.625x27 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

      [Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books]
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        AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT, SIGNED BY OLIVER ELLSWORTH AND THOMAS SEYMOUR, AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO THE FAIRFIELD MILITIA DURING THE FIRST MONTHS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION].

      Hartford. Nov. 30, 1775. - [1]p., measuring 6 x 8 inches, ten lines of text; docketed on verso. Old fold lines. Minor soiling Near fine. Key manuscript document, written and signed by Oliver Ellsworth, revealing the interaction between the colonies during the earliest stages of the American Revolution, and the financial interchanges that fueled the rebellion. Ellsworth served in several Connecticut government positions during the Revolution, including as a delegate to the Continental Congress. He was one of the five- member committee that drafted the Constitution at the Constitutional Convention in 1787, playing an important role in the drafting of the Connecticut Compromise, which gave equal representation to large and small states in the Senate; Ellsworth left the Convention, however, before the final draft was completed and is not counted among the Signers. He subsequently served as a U.S. Senator (1789-96) and as the third Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Following the alarm raised by the battles at Lexington and Concord in April 1775, militiamen from across the colonies gathered at Boston - this body would become the Continental Army, and the Revolutionary War had begun. In this document, Ellsworth and Thomas Seymour authorize Connecticut Treasurer Jonathan Lawrence to "Pay the Select Men of Fairfield Five pounds Five Shilling & nine pence in Bills - in part the Expence of the Inhabitants of sd. Town who marched towards Boston & to N. York in Alarm last Spring - & Necessaries supplied the Rifle Battalion marching thru this colony to camp at Cambridge." Signed by Ellsworth and Seymour on the recto, and by Thaddeus Burr, acknowledging receipt of the funds, on the verso, along with docketing. A wonderful piece, in lovely condition, from the opening months of the Revolution.

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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 ORGINAL 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. . Catalogs: topography: scotland.

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        Ghostly Testimony in a Document Signed during the Revolutionary War

      Folio Document Signed by Powell, dated 15 June 1775 in Frederick, Maryland. Powell signs an affidavit repudiating his previous claims that a dying young child had ordered his father to pay Powell twenty shillings and requesting his parents turn his sister over to Powell once she has come of age. In part: "To all People to whom it may concern... I... let fall from my mouth the most heinnious parger'd words... Declaring that 'Certain Moses Cool -- Son of John Cool -- who departed this life about sixteen or seventeen years ago at the age of eight or nine years...that he the said Moses Cool in time of sickness & on his Death bed did order his father John Cool to give me... the sum of twenty shillings & also requesting his father & mother that When Ever his sister Saria become of age to Give her to me in Mariage & farther declaring that I have often seen the gost of him the said Moses since his death & that I spoke with it concerning the above which I now have a true sence of this my great & miserable crime Do freely acknollege to be entirely falce..." Powell goes on to repudiate his testimony because of his fear of the abominable sin he has committed. Signed and witnessed by several enumerated in the document to whom Powell repeated his calumnies. Modest light wear, near fine. An early and unusual mention of ghostly testimony, albeit false, in early America. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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