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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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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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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        A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

      London: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1775 - The scarce first printing. "I had desired to visit the Hebrides . and was . induced to undertake the journey, by finding in Mr. Boswell a companion . " Though Johnson's name does not appear on the title page, the opening sentence left no doubt in the minds of his earliest readers who the author was First edition, first issue, with 12-line errata. 8vo. D8 and U4 are cancels. Contemporary tree calf, marbled endpapers, early rebacking preserving original spine. Joints a bit tender, title and text lightly spotted. Courtney & Smith p. 122; Chapman & Hazen p. 151; Rothschild 1256 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        De Novorum Ossium In Integris Aut Maximis, Ob Morbos, Deperditionibus, Regeneratione Experimenta

      Paris: Ambr. Didot, 1775. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Early half leather, worn at corners, slight worming to the spine, slightly shaken, one gathering loose. Scattered browning internally, generally clean and bright. 3 engraved plates and a table, the plates lightly foxed with dampstains. Also an eye doctor and urologist (and catheter inventor), in this work he was the first to posit a system of bone reproduction, though it wasn't until Larghi's work a century later that his theories were put into practice. Size: duodecimo (12mo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Inventory No: 042400.

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        De novorum ossium, in integris aut maximis, ob morbos, deperditionibus regeneratione experimenta. Ubi, maxima Materiae affinitate, breviter de Fracturis, & de Vi quam Natura impendit in ossibus elongandis, dum crescunt.

      Didot,, Lutetiae Parisorum, 1775 - Cm. 17, pp. x -240. Con una grande tabella e tre tavole incise in rame ripiegate fuori testo. Legatura di poco posteriore in mezza pelle, dorso liscio con filetti in oro e titoli su tassello. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale, importante, di quest'opera sulla rigenerazione ossea. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Carte Generale de la Province de Bretagne Levée Geometriquement et Assujetie aux Observations Astronomiques de M.rs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences. Dediée a nos Seigneurs les Etats de Bretagne Par une Societé d'Ingenieurs.

      1775 - Rennes, 1775. Coloured. 510 x 720mm. A detailed map of Britanny, marking the main roads. Unusually it was published locally: under the rococo title cartouche is 'Se Vend à Rennes Rue aux Foulon'.

      [Bookseller: Altea Antique Maps]
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        AD - Eigenhändiges Manuskript.

      . Ohne Ort und Datum, 3 1/2 Seiten, Kl.4°, Doppelblatt. Halbspaltig beschriebener medizinischer Aufsatz.. Johann Nepomuk Rust (1775-1840), einer der angesehensten Chirurgen seiner Zeit, Leiter der Charite, Generalstabsarzt der preußischen Armee. - - Doppelblatt aus einer Arbeit über Brustamputation, mit einigen Streichungen und Einschaltungen. - - "... Findet man daß die Drüse mit dem Armgeflechte so innig verwachsen ist, daß dieselbe ohne Gefahr dieses zu verletzen nicht vollständig exstirpirt werden kann, so läßt man die Drüse vom Gehülfen stark hervorziehen und bindet um ihren tiefsten Theil ein gewächstes Fadenbändchen fest und der gelöste Theil der Drüse wird hierauf vor der Ligatur abgeschnitten, der Rest aber der Absonderung durch Eiterung überlassen. - - Varianten - - 1) v. Zellenberg und Kern verrichteten die Amputation der Brust ohne vorherige Trennung der allgemeinen Bedeckungen, gleichsam in einem Akte, indem sie mittelst eines kleinen Amputations Messers durch 2 halbkreisförmige rund um die Basis der Brust geführte Schnitte Haut und Drüse gleichzeitig zu trennen suchen und sich auf diese Art den ältern Operationsmethoden nähern, nach welchen die kranke Brust mittelst verschiedener Vorrichtungen vom Torax abgezogen und durch einen entweder von oben nach unten (Scultet) oder von unten nach oben (Heister) oder kreisförmig (Solingen) geführten Schnitt abgesetzt wird. Bei dieser Verfahrungsweise kömmt man aber leicht in Gefahr vieles wegzuschneiden was füglich hätte sitzen bleiben können oder sitzen zu lassen, was sich durch die mehr unblutige Lösung der Brustdrüse viel sicherer und genauer entfernen läßt ..." - - Es folgt die Beschreibung der Operationsweise "v Hoorne ... nach Arce's Methode" und des Verfahrens bei "gleichzeitig zu exstirpirender Achseldrüse".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        Carte nouvelle des Royaumes de Galizie et Lodomerie avec le District de Bukowine.

      Augsburg, Lotter, 1775.. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von T.C. Lotter, Bildausschnitt 48 x 59,5 cm, Blattgr. 50 x 61 cm.. Ritter, Die Welt aus Augsburg. Landkarten von Tobias Conrad Lotter und seinen Nachfolgern, p. 50; nicht bei Imago Poloniae; zeigt Galizien und die Bukowina, wohl nach dem Frieden von Kücük Kaynarca erschienen bei dem Österreich für seine "Vermittlungsbemühungen" zur Beendigung des Russisch-Türkischer Krieges (1768-1774) mit der Bukowina "belohnt" wurde, bei der wohl im gleichen Jahr erschienenen Karte von Güssefeld fehlt die Bukowina, da Güssefeld allein die Wandkarte von Polen von Rizzi-Zannoni als Vorlage diente; an allen Seiten knapprandig, in den Rändern etwas fleckig, in den Ecken kleine Löchlein wohl von Reisnägeln.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clemens Paulusch GmbH]
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        TRAITE ELEMENTAIRE D'HYDRODYNAMIQUE: Ouvrage Dans Lequel la Theorie et l'Experience s'Eclairent ou se Suppleent Mutuellement; Avec des Notes sur Plusieurs Endroits Qui Ont Paru Meriter d'Etre Approfondis.

      Paris: Claude-Antoine Jombert 1775 - 2 volumes. 8vo. Later edition (1st was 1771). Volume 1: 1pp (half-title leaf) + 1pp (title leaf) + xxxvii + 1pp + 396pp; 9 folding engraved plates. Volume 2: 1pp (half-title leaf) + 1pp (title leaf) + 444pp; 7 folding engraved plates. Contemporary full calf, raised bands, gilt. Spine and corners expertly restored. Very good. On the fundamental principles of hydrodynamics, with many finely-executed illustrative diagrams. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bjarne Tokerud Bookseller ABAC/ILAB/PBFA]
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        Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs, and Other Pieces of Our Earlier Poets, (Chiefly of the Lyric Kind. ) Together with Some Few of Later Date - [Complete in 3 Volumes]

      London, J. Dodsley, 1775, Hardback, Third EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt cross-bands and titling. An exceptional set - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 0 pages; Title vignettes. Subjects: Ballads, English--England--Texts--Early works to 1800. English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700. Engraved frontis to volume 1. The first edition appeared in 1765.

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        The Russian Discoveries, from the Map Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg.

      R. Sayer Map and Printfeller, London 1775 - Engraving by Thomas Jefferys. Original outline hand color. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller No. 5 in Fleet Street. Published as the Act directs March 2d. 1775. Sheet size: 21 1/2 x 29 1/4". Inventory#: p1175pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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        Oeuvres de Monsieur de Saint Marc.

      Genêve & Paris, Monory, 1775. - Large 8vo. (IV)+312 pp. With engraved frontisp. (author's portrait) after Danloux, additional engraved title after Eisen, 1 plate after Moreau, head- & tail-pieces after Eisen and Marillier, engraved by Gaucher & Elluin. Hardcover. 20th-century maroon morocco with gilt decor. spine & borders, gilt inside dentelles, silk doublures, marbled endpaper, top edge gilt (Bernasconi). VG. (Few pages with small brown spot). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        The Rivals. A Comedy

      London: Printed for John Wilkie, 1775 - Attractive large copy of Sheridan's first published play, one of the great English comedies, featuring the deliciously ludicrous Mrs. Malaprop: "If I reprehend any thing in this world, it is the use of my oracular tongue, and a nice derangement of epitaphs!" First edition, second issue, with page 79 correctly numbered. 8vo (21 x 13.5 cm). With half-title. x, [vi], 100 pp. Later wrappers. Fine. Laid in green cloth drop box. Bookplate. Ashley V, p.152; NCBEL II, 818 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Duenna: A Comic Opera. In Three Acts. As Preformed at the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden: With Universal Applause

      Printed for T. N. Longman. First authorized edition of the text of the opera; the music had previously appeared separately when the opera was first performed in 1775, but with no spoken text.. Hinges starting; spine chipped at the head and foot; very good copy.. NCBEL II, 818. 4to, 20th century straight-grained dark red morocco, gilt rules and lettering, t.e.g. Sheridan?s immensely popular opera was at first only published in corrupted, unauthorized editions until this one.

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        Travels Through the Middle Settlements in North America, in the Years 1759 and 1760; with Observations upon the State of the Colonies

      London: T. Payne, 1775 - Reverend Burnaby was the son of a wealthy clergyman and graduate of Queen's College, Cambridge. "There is a pleasant tone, a wise and educated spirit in this record, which make ample amends for the obvious influences of the writer's religious and political views upon his impressions of the country and the people-" -- H.T. Tuckerman, America and her Commentators, p. 173 Second Edition. 4to. xvi, 198, [1] pp. Bound in three quarters brown morocco and cloth. Fine. Howes B995; Clark II 7; Sabin 9359; Larned 833; Bibliography of Virginia 675 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Travels Through the Middle Settlements in North America, In the Years 1759 and 1760

      xix+[3]+206 pages. Duodecimo (6 1/4" x 4") bound on original leather with raised spine bands with black spine label in gilt lettering. (Howes: 990) Second edition. First Dublin edition.Andrew Burnaby was a clergyman and traveler. Born in Ashfordby, Leicestershire, England, he was the eldest son and namesake of Reverend Andrew Burnaby, a well-to-do clergyman of the Church of England. The younger Burnaby attended Westminster School in 1748, and then Queens' College, Cambridge, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1754 and his Master's degree in 1757. He spent 1759 and 1760 traveling though the American colonies, and afterward wrote Travels Through the Middle Settlements in North America, In the Years 1759 and 1760 (1775). Sometime afterward he was ordained, and from 1762 to 1767 he served as chaplain to the British factory in Leghorn, Italy. In 1769, soon after his return to England, he became vicar of Greenwich, and in 1786 archdeacon of Leicester. Upon his father's death in 1767 he inherited large estates in Huntingdonshire.

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        Travels Through the Middle Settlements in North America

      London, UK: T. Payne, 1775. 2nd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Second edition of the Reverend Andrew Burnaby's travelogue of time spent in the colonies in 1759 and 1760, first published in 1775. The second edition was published within the year. It provides a glimpse into life in the pre-Revolutionary America. Burnaby also kept a diary of the weather. Half leather on marbled paper boards. Ink underlining and marginalia throughout, bookplate on front endpaper. Edges of boards rubbed, corners a bit bumped, hinges are starting to split.

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        [SAMMELBAND OF TWENTY-FIVE REVOLUTIONARY ERA MASSACHUSETTS LAWS AND THE FOLIO PRINTING OF THE 1780 MASSACHUSETTS CONSTITUTION]

      Watertown or Boston: Benjamin Edes, 1775-1783.. Various paginations, as described below. Folio. Contemporary reverse calf, covers and spine tooled in blind. Spine lacking, leather detached from front board, leather nearly detached from rear board, boards still attached, cords intact. Front and rear endpapers loose from boards. Dampstains, stains, light foxing throughout. Some top edges and foredges closely trimmed with occasional loss of text; occasional leaves loose; occasional tears, some with loss of text. Third title lacks seven pages, tenth title lacks final leaf (see below for additional information for specific titles). Several ownership inscriptions of Joseph Allen of Worcester, Massachusetts. Near good condition. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. A sammelband of Revolutionary-era Massachusetts acts and laws published by Benjamin Edes and various associates between 1775 and 1783. The collection of documents is of particular interest for a number of legislative actions directly related to the Revolutionary War, such as maritime defense, the creation of militias, the buildup of troops, and various issues regarding treason, deserters, and Tories. The first three documents, printed in Watertown, New England "under the reign of George the Third, King," includes acts regarding the development of the colony's defense. Chapter I of the second title is "an act for encouraging the fixing out of armed vessels to defend the sea coast of America, and for erecting a court to try and condemn all vessels that shall be found infesting the same." Chapter I of the third title is "an act for forming and regulating the militia within the colony of Massachusetts Bay," and Chapter XIII from the same session is "an act for raising and forming a regiment or troop...out of the several regiments of foot in the county of Worcester." (Similar acts for other towns are to be found recorded elsewhere in the volume.) While the first and second of these Watertown imprints are recorded in a dozen institutions each, the third title is located only at the Pennsylvania Historical Society, and all three are extremely uncommon in the market. Numerous additional acts related to the war are found in the acts and laws "of the state of the Massachusetts Bay, in New England," printed after the Declaration of Independence. Chapter XXI of the fourth title, printed in 1777, includes an extensive act "for providing a reinforcement to the American Army." Legislation regarding treason is also thoroughly documented. Chapter XXXII is a lengthy act "against treason...and regulating trials in such cases, and for directing the mode of executing judgments against persons attainted of felony." In a related matter, Chapter XIII in the eighth title, printed in 1778, is an act "to prevent the return to this state of certain persons therein named, and others, who have left this state, or either of the United States, and joined the enemies thereof." The latter consists of three pages of names of Tories prohibited from returning to the state. This volume belonged to Joseph Allen (1749- 1827), a nephew of Samuel Adams who moved to Worcester in 1776 and was a member of the Massachusetts State constitutional convention in 1788. His signature and additional manuscript annotations are found on the rear free endpaper as well as on individual titles published between 1779 and 1782. This set of documents, bound after Adams collected them individually over a number of years, are as follow: 1) IN THE FIFTEENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE THE THIRD, KING, &c. ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT WATERTOWN...THE NINETEENTH DAY OF JULY...1775. Watertown, New England: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable Council and Honorable House of Representatives, 1775. pp.1-7. Leaves loose, upper right corner torn with slight loss of text. EVANS 14202. 2) IN THE SIXTEENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE THE THIRD, KING, &c. ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT WATERTOWN...THE NINETEENTH DAY OF JULY...1775...AND THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENT TO...THE TWENTIETH DAY OF SEPTEMBER FOLLOWING.... Watertown, New England: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable Council and Honorable House of Representatives, 1775. pp.9-13. Leaves loose, upper right corner torn with slight loss of text. EVANS 14203. 3) IN THE SIXTEENTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE THE THIRD, KING, &c. ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT WATERTOWN...THE NINETEENTH DAY OF JULY...1775...AND THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE TWENTY- NINTH DAY OF NOVEMBER FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. [Watertown: Benjamin Edes, 1776]. pp.15- 59. Lacks pp.23-38 and pp.59. Pp.39-44 present but misbound. Pp.21-22 cleanly torn on fold. Pp.49- 50 loose. Pp.43-44, 51-54, 57- 58 torn with slight loss of text. Colophon from Bristol. This copy also includes pp.65- 68 of ACTS AND LAWS from an additional publication. BRISTOL B4274. 4) IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1776. [ACTS AND LAWS, PASSED BY THE GREAT AND GENERAL COURT OR ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS- BAY, IN NEW-ENGLAND]. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable Council of the State of Massachusetts-Bay, 1777. pp.71-106. Top edges slightly shaved. EVANS 15400. 5) [ACTS AND LAWS, PASSED BY THE GREAT AND GENERAL COURT OF ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS-BAY, IN NEW-ENGLAND]. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable Council of the State of Massachusetts-Bay, 1777. pp.107-137. Pp.109- 110 torn with no loss, manuscript additions on pp.107, 122-123. EVANS 15401. 6) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-EIGHTH DAY OF MAY...1775. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable the Council, 1778. pp.139-178. Pp.165-166 cleanly torn with no loss. Manuscript additions on p.139 and p.155. EVANS 15883. 7) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF MAY...1778. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable the Council of Massachusetts State, 1778. pp.179-189. Slight manuscript additions on pp.186-187. EVANS 15884. 8) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF MAY...1778; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable Council of Massachusetts-State, 1778. pp.191-207. Last leaf (p.207) loose. EVANS 15885. 9) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF MAY...1778; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE SIXTH DAY OF JANUARY 1779, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, Printer to the Honorable Council of Massachusetts State, 1779. pp.209- 222. Last leaf (p.222) loose. EVANS 16343. 10) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY OF MAY...1778; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE SEVENTH DAY OF APRIL FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, and Comp'y. Printers to the honorable Council of the State of Massachusetts-Bay, 1779]. pp.223-237. Lacks last leaf (p.237), colophon from Evans. EVANS 16344. 11) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD...THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY OF MAY...1779. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes, and Comp'y. Printers to the Honorable Council of the State of Massachusetts-Bay, 1779. pp.239-251. Ownership inscription of J. Allen on p.251. EVANS 16345. 12) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY OF MAY...1779; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENT TO...THE EIGHTH OF SEPTEMBER FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Honorable Council of the State of Massachusetts-Bay, 1779-80. pp.253-277. EVANS 16346. NAIP W032864. 13) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY OF MAY...1779; FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE EIGHTH OF MARCH FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Honorable Council of the State of Massachusetts Bay, 1780. pp.279- 309 [i.e. 279-311]. Last leaf loose, two-page unpaginated valuation list inserted between pp. 296 and 297. EVANS 16837. 14) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF MAY...1780. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Honorable Council of the State of Massachusetts Bay, 1780. pp.311-317. Not in Evans. NAIP W015008. 15) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE THIRTY- FIRST DAY OF MAY...1780; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENT TO...THE SEVENTH OF SEPTEMBER FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Honourable Council of the State of Massachusetts Bay, 1780. pp.319-329. Ownership inscription "Joseph Allen Worcester 1780" on blank verso of p.329. Not in Evans. NAIP W0150101. 16) THE CONSTITUTION OR FRAME OF GOVERNMENT FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to His Excellency the Governor, the Council and Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1781. 24pp. Titlepage and p.3 torn with no loss, foredge of text closely trimmed with some loss of text. Manuscript additions on pp. 4, 5, 7, 22, and 23. Titlepage inscribed, with each letter of the printed title written in cursive capital letters. A Latin inscription is also added around the shield of the Commonwealth. This is the second edition of the final Massachusetts state constitution, a document of the greatest influence on the federal constitution. EVANS 17229. 17) A TABLE. [Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes & Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1782]. 5pp. First leaf torn with slight loss. Manuscript index additions on pp.4-5. The index for Evans 17592, bound as the twenty- fifth title in this volume, described below. 18) ACTS AND LAWS, OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to His Excellency the Governor, the Council and Senate of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1781. 49pp. Foredge trimmed close, affecting sidenotes. The title and imprint, as recorded on titlepage and by Evans 17211, but correct pagination, variant caption title on page 3, and variant imprint in colophon on p.49 as recorded by Evans 17212. Ownership inscription of Joseph Allen dated 1780 (?) on blank verso of p.5. EVANS 17212. 19) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-FIFTH DAY OF OCTOBER...1780; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE ELEVENTH DAY OF APRIL, 1781, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1871. pp.51- 74. Trimmed at foredge slightly affecting some sidenotes. EVANS 17213. 20) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-EIGHTH DAY OF MAY...1781. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1781. pp.75-85. Trimmed at foredge, affecting some sidenotes. EVANS 17214. 21) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE THIRTIETH DAY OF MAY...1781; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENT TO...THE TWELFTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1781. pp.87-107. Trimmed at foredge, slightly affecting some sidenotes. Ownership inscription of Joseph Allen with additional Latin inscription in his hand on verso of p.107. EVANS 17215. 22) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE THIRTIETH DAY OF MAY...1781; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF JANUARY 1782, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1782. pp.109-121. Pp.109-110 torn with slight loss, trimmed at foredge slightly affecting some sidenotes. Ownership inscription of "Allen" with additional notes on p.109. EVANS 17589. 23) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE THIRTIETH DAY OF MAY...1781; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE ELEVENTH DAY OF APRIL, 1782, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1782. pp.123-131. Trimmed at foredge, slightly affecting some sidenotes. Manuscript annotation on p.125 indicates that an act was repealed, noting page recording the repeal. EVANS 17590. 24) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-NINTH DAY OF MAY, 1782. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes and Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1782. pp.133-163. Trimmed at foredge, slightly affecting a few sidenotes. EVANS 17591. 25) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-NINTH DAY OF MAY...1782; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENT TO...THE EIGHTEENTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes & Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1782. pp.165- 205. Foredge and top edge trimmed, affecting sidenotes and headlines. The five-page index for this work is bound as the seventeenth title in this volume, described above. Inscription on verso of p.205: "Worcester County, Acts and Laws." EVANS 17592. 26) ACTS AND LAWS...BEGUN AND HELD AT BOSTON...THE TWENTY-NINTH DAY OF MAY...1782; AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED BY ADJOURNMENTS TO...THE TWENTY-NINTH DAY OF JANUARY FOLLOWING, AND THEN MET. Boston: Printed by Benjamin Edes & Sons, Printers to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1783. pp.207- 245. Pp.241-242 cleanly torn, foredge and top edge trimmed closely, affecting text, last leaf loose. Following blank leaf inscribed "Jos. Allen, Worcester," with additional Latin inscription. EVANS 18022. A contemporary sammelband of Massachusetts laws providing documentation of the legislative process during the Revolutionary era, with engaging examples of acts regarding the conflict with Great Britain. Evans and NAIP references as given above.

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        Carte Reduite des Isles Antilles - together with 'Carte Reduite des Debouquements de St Domingue'

      Paris, 1775 - Two engraved maps together on one large sheet, the first covering the Leeward Islands from Puerto Rico to Barbados, the second showing the Turks and Caicos Islands and southern Bahamas Islands. Some restoration on the centre fold and slight creasing but clean and attractive. 41 x 84 cms

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        Á Estatua do Senhor Fidelissimo Rey Dom José I.

      (N.p., , 1775). - Caption title. (2 ll.). Text in Portuguese and Greek. Folio (31 x 21 cm.), unbound. Clean and crisp. Uncut. In very fine condition. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION of Oliveira's only poetical work, written in honor of the dedication of the equestrian statue of D. José I in Lisbon's "Black Horse Square." This bronze statue, dedicated on D. José's sixty-first birthday, remains one of Lisbon's most important monuments, dominating one of the major squares of Europe, the Praça do Comercio or "Black Horse Square." The Portuguese text appears on the recto of the first leaf, the Greek text on the recto of the second leaf. Oliveira (d. 1812) was appointed professor of Greek at the Colégio Real dos Nobres in 1771. The Greek dictionary for which he was given a pension remained incomplete at his death, and was never published. Oliveira was also appointed one of the Directores Litterarios of the Impressão Regia, serving until 1807. In that capacity he prepared the @Diagnosis typografica dos caracteres gregos, hebraicos, e arabigos (1804), a handbook to the proper setting of Greek, Hebrew and Arabic texts for the compositors of the Impressão Regia. He also wrote a text for students of Greek and a few works on Greek authors.---- Innocêncio II, 113. @Catálogo de exposição bibliografica, iconográfica e documental relativa à estátua eqüestre 194. @Grande enciclopedia XIX, 359-60. Not located in NUC. Not located in OCLC. Not located in Porbase. Not located in Copac. Not located in Hollis, which lists only the @Diagnosis typografica. Not located in Orbis, which lists only the @Diagnosis typografica, and another work [translated by] this author. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The complete angler: or, Contemplative man's recreation. Being a discourse on rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing. In two parts. The first written by Mr. Isaac Walton, the second by Charles Cotton, Esq; Illustrated with upwards of ... (Truncated)

      London : Printed for John and Francis Rivington ..., 1775, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Third EditionFull Book Title: The complete angler: or, Contemplative man's recreation. Being a discourse on rivers, fish-ponds, fish, and fishing. In two parts. The first written by Mr. Isaac Walton, the second by Charles Cotton, Esq; Illustrated with upwards of thirty copper-plate cuts of the several kinds of river-fish, of the implements used in angling, and views of the principal scenes described in the book. To which are prefixed, the lives of the authors. And notes historical, criFinely bound in modern speckled calf-backed marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine with raised bands. Pages lightly dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 303 pages; Physical description: lxxviii, 303, [1]; lviii, 128, [8] p., plates : ill., port., engr. music ; 8vo. Subjects: Fishing -- Angling -- Early works to 1800. Notes: Part 2 has a separate titlepage dated 1774, and pagination, but the register is continuous. With four final leaves of index. Referenced by: ESTC, T084739. "... Illustrated with upwards of thirty copper-plate cuts of the several kinds of river-fish, of the implements used in angling, and views of the principal scenes described in the book. To which are prefixed, the lives of the authors. And notes historical, critical, and explanatory / By Sir John Hawkins, Knt." --title page.

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        Hinterlassene vollständige Lehre von der Bienenzucht. Auf vieles Verlangen neu aufgelegt. Wien, J. Edl. v. Kurzböck 1790. 8°. 4 Bll., 294 S., 5 Bll., mit 7 (gefalt.) Kupfertafeln, marmor. Ppbd. d. 19. Jhdts. mit Rsch.

      . . Wurzbach X, 89 - vgl. Horn-Sch. 11094 (EA 1775).- Dritte Auflage (erstmals 1775 erschienen).- Posthum herausgegeben von Joseph Münzberg.- Der slovenischer Bauer und Bienenzüchter Anton Janscha erregte durch seine Bienenzucht die Aufmerksamkeit der Behörden, worauf er von Kaiserin Maria Theresia nach Wien berufen wurde, um über diesen landwirthschaftlichen Zweig, für den man bei umsichtiger Behandlung eine weitere Verbreitung wünschte, öffentliche Vorlesungen zu halten.- Die Kupfer mit Abb. v. Bienenstöcken und deren Details, Waben, etc. Kl. Exlibris auf vorderem Innendeckel, tlw. fleckig und gebräunt (Titel u. 3 Kupfer etw. stärker), einige Blätter und Kupfer mit Randläsuren, Ebd. leicht berieben.

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        Idylle

      [Paris], no date [1775].

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        Maxims And Moral Reflections. By the Duke de la Rochefoucault. A new Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

      London, Printed for T. Pridden 1775.. 12°. Vort., Titelbl., 2 nn. Bll. (Advertisement), S. (13)-160. Helles Lederbändchen d. Zeit, mit goldgeprägten Zierlinien am Rücken u. dreiseitig goldgeprägten Stehkanten, Buchschnitt rotgefärbt, nur gering bestoßen, vorderes Gelenk geringfügig eingerissen, minimaler Wurmfraß im Vorsatz. Anfangs- u. Schlussseiten sow. Vorsatz leimschattig, Seiten sonst nur leicht gebräunt, einzelne durch getrocknete Blumen schwach fleckig. Mit e. alten Schriftzug am Titelblatt, e. Besitzervermerk am Vortitel recto u. e. Besitzeintragung verso (Fanny Tatlock, Vienna 1922), sowie e schönen Ex-Libris am vorderen Spiegel (Thomas Fothergrill Esqu. Kingthorp).. Vgl. BL Integrated Cat. Systemnr. 012804511 - seltene Londoner Ausgabe d. "Maximen" des französischen Herzogs L. (1613-1680), die im Großbritannien des 18. Jh. eine außerordentliche Verbreitung erfuhren und in zahlreichen Ausgaben erschienen. Allein für das Jahr 1775 ist noch e. weitere Londoner, e. Edinburgher (und e. Dubliner) Ausgabe bekannt. Vorl., für Pridden gedruckte, Ausgabe weder in der British Library noch im britischen Bibliothekenverbund nachzuweisen. Die Zählung beginnt nach Vortitel, Titelblatt u. Advertisement ohne ersichtlichen Inhaltsverlust mit S. 14 verso.

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

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

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        Beyträge zu verschiedenen Wissenschaften von einigen Oesterreichischen Gelehrten.

      Wien, Augustin Bernardi, 1775.. Gestochene Titelvignette, 6 gefaltete Kupfertafeln, (6 Bl.), 448 S., (1 Bl.). Späterer Halbpergamenteinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel (leicht berieben).. Enthält Beiträge von: R. Scherfer, M. Hell, P. Mako, Joseph Edlen von Herbert, A. Pilgram, S. von Storchenau, J. B. Heyrenbach, Franz Weiß. - Vereinzelte Seiten leicht braunfleckig, schwach wasserrandig auf den ersten 20 S. Sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        His Excellency Elbridge Gerry, L.L.D., Governour of Massachusetts

      This fine mezzotint was engraved by John Rubens Smith (1775-1849) after original artwork by John Vanderlyn (1775-1852). It was published in Boston on July 4, 1811, as much to celebrate Gerry’s first term as governor as the anniversary of American Independence. Gerry, of course, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the inventor of gerrymandering, the unnatural re-districting technique that bore his name. Ironically, public reaction against it caused him to lose the race for Governor in Massachusetts in 1812. Stauffer, “American Engravers...” 2921. In antique frame under glass.

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

      Lutetiae Parisiorum: E Typis Franc. Ambr. Didot, 1775. Prima edizione (First Edition). buona ril in pergamena d'epoca. Molto buono (Very Good). 16mo. Ubi, maxima Materiae affinitate, breviter de Fracturis, & de Vi quam Natura impedit in offibus elongandis, dum crescunt. Autore Michele Troja, Medicine Doctore Neapoli, & 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 Pagine ben conservate, con rare fioriture, ampi margini, carta pesante. Ottimo esemplare

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        Two decrees (in Russian)

      Moscow: Meisto Pechati [first piece], 17 & 19 March 1775. (RUSSIA) Folio. [2]; 6, [2 blank]. The two pieces loosely stitched together. Some stains, not affecting legibility, stitchmarks, light soiling else very good . Decrees relating to the military, issued by Catherine II. These were issued the year following the end of the Russo-Turkish wars and the treaty of Kuchuk Kainarji (signed the 21st July 1774), and after the Cossack rebellion lead by Ymelyan Pugachev who claimed to be Peter III and who was finally captured and executed at Moscow the 11th of January 1775. As a result of the wars and the rebellion in 1775 Catherine seriously reformed the provincial and urban administrations giving greater control to the central government. The first decree lists eight numbered points, perhaps officers for promotion or commendation, it has the Royal titles as a caption title and commences citing the decree of 3 August 1744. The second piece bears no caption title or heading but lists 47 separately numbered points, each a short paragraph, imprint on final leaf of text

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        Marmora et adfines aliquos lapides coloribus suis exprimi. Abbildungen der Marmor-Arten und einiger verwandten Steine nach der Natur auf das sorfältigste mit Farben erleuchtet, gestochen und herausgegeben

      Nürnberg, auf Kosten des Verlegers, 1775. 4to. 38 pp., 30 beautifully engraved hand-coloured plates including 180 separate figures. Contemporary half calf.* Magnificent and outstanding colourplate book of the Mineral Kingdom. Sinkansas: "Very little is known about the author of this splendid work aside from that he gives in his title. It is depicting an almost infinitely-varied series of marbles and allied ornamental stones from deposits in Germany and nearby countries. Presumably each of the rectangular panels represents the appearence of a polished slab, with most plates depicting six such pieces, but others two, four, and as many as nine, while one is immediately captivated by the richness and depth of the watercoloring, often heightened by the application of opaque white for veinlets, it can be seen that under each painting lies a complex, lightly-incised network of lines, almost like rouletting, over which the colors have been laid... This first edition should have between 54 and 98 plates of which we hold about half or one third, including the "Bayreutische, Würtembergische, Neresheimische Marmor". The text is in Latin and German. Ex libris of Groeninghe Velt of the Borluut family in Flanders pasted in on front. A few text pages slightly browned without touching any plates however. Landwehr, 1; Sinkankas, 7281-7282.

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        Geschichte der Herzogthümer Schleswig und Hollstein.

      4 vols. Flensburg & Leipzig 1775-79. Med kobberstukne titelvignetter samt 3 genealogiske tavler. Samt. hlvldr. med farvede skindtitelfelter.With copperengraved titlevignettes and 3 genealogical tables. Contp. halfleather with coloured labels.. Bibl. Dan. III, 782

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        The Toilet Of Flora [translated from Pierre-Joseph Buc'hoz] : or a collection of the most simple and approved methods of preparing baths, essences, pomatums, powders, perfumes, sweet-scented waters and opiates. With receipts for cosmetics of every kind . for the use of the ladies. New Edition Improved.

      Printed for J. Murray, and W. Nicoll 1775. - 2nd English Edition, contemporary speckled calf gilt, neatly recornered and rebacked in modern calf with red morocco label. Sm.8vo, c.pp[16] + 272, last couple of leaves lightly damp-marked, an excellent mellow copy. Neat little modern booklabel on endpaper : and endpaper very neatly initialled 'A. M. August 21st 1803'. *** Scarce and important book. First published in French 1771 : and in English 1772. For this 2nd English Edition, see NUC listing 5 copies only : and see 18thC STC noting the BL copy only. Later English editions included an engraved plate : none was issued for this improved 2nd English Edition. *** The Toilet of Flora was an important book in the development of natural vegetable-based cosmetics and treatments of every kind. Until this time, 18th century cosmetics, especially French, had particularly featured the heavy use of lead-based white paint and mercury-based rouge. The harmful toxicity of these elements was common knowledge and Kitty Fisher, a famous English beauty, was well-known to have died of lead poisoning in 1767. *** Includes 335 recipes for cosmetics and treatments ranging from An Aromatic Bath to Herb Snuffs. Separate chapters deal with Virgin's Milk, Breath, Nails, Eyebrows, Complexion, Wrinkles, Warts, Perfumes, Powders, Quintessences, Fleas &c &c. Buc'holz was a distinguished physician and naturalist, employed among others by the King of Poland, by the brother of the French King, and by the Duke of Artois. He was also the author of a number of illustrated botanical works. **** To confirm availability before ordering, please click the link Ask Bookseller A Question. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Caribbee Islands, The Virgin Islands, and the Isle of Porto Rico

      London 1775 - An attractive map of Porto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Leeward Islands., Size : 505x645 (mm), 19.875x25.375 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        ELEMENTS DE FORTIFICATION

      Paris, Charles-Antoine Jombert, pere, Libraire du Roi pour l'Artillerie & le Genie, 1775.contenant la construction raisonnee des ouvrages de la fortification; les systemes des ingenieurs les plus celebres; la fortification irreguliere; le trace des redoutes, forts de campagne, etc. Avec un plan des principales instructions pour former les jeunes officiers dans la science militaire. Septieme edition, augmentee d'un discours sur l'utilite des places fortes; de nouvelles notes, et d'observations particulieres sur differents objets de la fortification. SEVENTH EDITION 1775, enlarged, French text, 8vo, approximately 200 x 125 mm, 8 x 5 inches, 32 folding sheets with a total of 38 engraved plates (numbered 1 - 37 but 2 plates numbered 3), pages: (4), 96, 1 - 413, (5), including dictionary of fortification terms and index, bound in full modern panelled speckled calf, gilt decorated raised bands, richly gilt in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers, all edges red, new endpapers. Signature on half - title, inscription at top of title page, small chip to 1 upper margin, 1 brief margin ink note, 1 word corrected, contents clean, some plates misfolded and protruding slightly from text block, fore - edge margin of some plates dusty or slightly worn or creased, lower margin trimmed off plate XIX. Text block tight and firm. A very good copy. Guillaume Leblond (1704 - 1781) was a French teacher of mathematics. He was the author of the article on L'Art Militaire in the Encyclopedie of Diderot and D'Alembert. This copy of the book was given to Colonel George Napier (1751 - 1804) in 1792 and has his signature on the half - title. He was the father of 3 distinguished officers in Wellington's army, one of whom was General Sir George Thomas Napier. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Les Saisons, Poeme

      Amsterdam, 1775-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. 7th edition. xxxvi, 467 pages, 7 plates, 4 vignettes, 23 cm. Bound in contemporary full red Moroccan leather. Gilt lettering to spine. Gilt tooling to board edges. Inliad gilt tooling to inside board extremities. Contemporary blue page ends. AEG. Good binding and cover. Wear to extremities. Slight soiling to spine. Owners bookplate on FEP. Clean, unmarked pages. Cohen-de Ricci 926; Brunet V, 52; BMC XXII, 435.475 <br><br>Jean François de Saint-Lambert was a French poet, philosopher and military officer. Saint-Lambert began writing poetry in his adolescence, though in all his life, he read his works in salons and to his friends, but did not rush to publish them. The Seasons, his major poetical work, The Season, was begun in October 1733, but did not appear in print until 1769. Saint-Lambert&#39;s poetry is workmanlike and conventional, typical of the latter half of the 18th century. His writings on society, politics and moral philosophy are derivative, a pale reflection of the ideas of the Philosophes, the French Enlightenment thinkers, such as Voltaire and Rousseau, whom he lived among.

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        Les saisons.

      S.n. 1775 - - S.n., A Amsterdam 1775, Grd et fort in 8 (14x23cm), xxxvj 38-467p., relié. - Septième édition des Saisons, après l'originale parue en 1769 et illustrée par Gravelot, mais premier tirage de l'illustration de Moreau. Cette édition est une réimpression de celle de 1769, et reprend les en-têtes de Chauffart, mais elle ajoute les 7 figures de Moreau, gravées par Delaunay, Duclos, Lebas, Prévost. On notera également que le papier fort employé pour cette édition n'est pas le même que le papier fin de l'édition originale. Plein Veau d'époque. Dos lisse richement orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Plats en veau flammé (avec grecque d'encadrement) d'une date postérieure ajoutés en restauration. Coins émoussés. Une fente au mors supérieur sur 5 cm. Assez bon exemplaire. Les saisons sont précédées d'une préface sur la poésie bucolique et champêtre et suivies des contes (philosophique comme Ziméo), des pièces fugitives, et enfin des fables orientales. Voltaire eut une grande admiration pour Saint-Lambert, et notamment pour son oeuvre maîtresse : Les saisons. Cette poésie descriptive n'est d'ailleurs pas sans charme et elle continuera d'être goûtée au XIXe siècle. Saint-Lambert fut en outre incontournable pour la société littéraire du XVIIIe par sa présence dans les salons. xxxvj 38-467p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DE LOS PROGRESOS DEL ENTENDIMIENTO HUMANO EN LAS CIENCIAS EXACTAS Y EN LAS ARTES QUE DEPENDEN DE ELLAS

      1775 - CIENCIAS EXACTAS Y NATURALES. Editado en Madrid, Imprenta de D. Antonio de Sancha, 1775. Octavo Mayor. Pasta española. Cat. XV. Portada, XXIV hojas + 486 pp. + IX hojas. Traducida al castellano por Manuel Rubin de Celis. Firma anterior propietario. Encuadernación deslucida. Historia de la Arismética, Algebra, de la Geometría, de la Astronomía, de la Gnomónica, de la Cronología, de la Navegación, de la Optica, de la Maquinaria, de la Hidráulica, de la Ac sutica y de la Música, de la Geografía, de la Arquitectura civil, de la Arquitectura militar, de la Arquitectura naval. Noticia de los mas célebres autores que han escrito sobre las ciencia exactas.

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        Lectures on the Materia Medica

      Robert Bell 1775 - viii, 512 p. ; 25 cm. (4to) Contemporary sheepskin binding. Cover extremities worn. Bumped corners. Internally some browning, front free endpaper lacking. Marginal dampstain on preface and rear index leaves. Provenance: Signatures of Chas. Taylor, 1775 and Francis Dade Philadelphia, 1810; modern owner's provenance notes on rear free endpaper. 1st American edition. Austin 577; Wellcome II, 412 (London, 1773 ed.); Evans 14000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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