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        DISCURSOS HISTORICOS DE LA MUY NOBLE Y MUY LEAL CIUDAD DE MURCIA.

      - 1775. LIBRO: (MURCIA). Murcia: Francisco Benedito, 1775. Folio. 8 h. + 556 p., 6 h. Texto a dos columnas ilustr. con 17 lám. de escudos heráldicos de familias murcianas, grabadas por Martin y Lariz. Portada grabada al cobre por Fernando Martín. Enc. restaurada en plena piel, hilos dorados en ambos planos. Palau 47159 cita un mapa que este ejemplar no posee. Bien que la primera edición es codiciada por los bibliófilos, esta segunda tiene más estima entre los estudiosos por haberse añadido noticias de familias nobles establecidas en Murcia después de la muerte del autor; el complemento del catálogo de los obispos de Cartagena y Murcia hasta 1775; descripción de monumentos construídos después de 1621 y declaraciones de los colores que deben llevar los escudos según las reglas del balsón. . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOLER Y LLACH]
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        An Act to Restrain the Trade and Commerce of the Provinces of Massachuset's Bay and New Hampshire, and Colonies of Connecticut, and Rhode Island, and Providence Plantation, in North America, to Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Islands [1st Restraining Act]

      Charles Eyre and William Strahan, London 1775 - Title continued: "in the West Indies; and to Prohibit such Provinces and Colonies from Carrying on any Fishery on the Banks of Newfoundland, or other Places therein mentioned, under certain Conditions and Limitations." [2], 295-307, [1] 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 first of the Restraining Acts, which restricted trade in and out of the colonies of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. After July 1, 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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        An Abridgment of Penal Statutes, which exhibits at one View, The Offence; the Punishment or Penalty annexed to that Offence; The Mode of Recovering and Application of the Penalty; The Number of Witnesses and Justices necessary to convict , Etc, Etc

      W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, London 1775 - Collation, viii+558,38pp. Recentely bound in quarter calf, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title label. Binding in excellent condition. Internally, no loose pages, title page strengthened on inner margin, slight loss on margin of title, without any loss of text, some occasional light browning. Pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice well bound copy.A57 Size: Oblong 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise, rangées suivant la méthode sexuelle, avec plusieurs mémoires sur différens objects intéressans, relatifs à la Culture & au Commerce de la Guiane Françoise .

      - Londres/ Paris, P.F. Didot jeune, 1775. 4 volumes (2 text volumes & 2 volumes of plates). 4to (250 x 194mm). pp. (4), 32, 1-621; (3), 622-976, 52, 160, with engraved frontispiece and 392 fine engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt floral ornamented spines in 6 compartments, with 2 red gilt lettered labels. A fine copy of the first flora of French Guiana, profusely illustrated with excellent plates. "Aublet's further words on the conditions under which a naturalist worked in the French possessions are almost identical to those of Adanson with respect to his Senegalese years; the scorn of the other settlers, the absence of chances of financial reward, the hard-boiled mercenary attitude of his 'colleagues'. In addition to that are the hardships of trying to botanize in the tropical jungle with its - at that time - almost unknown hazards. . The 'Histoire' of 1775 is written, characteristically, in French and in Latin . it is remarkable that Aublet's book is fully Linnaean both with respect to taxonomy (the sexual system and the generic delimitations) and to nomenclature. It contains the descriptions of not less than 400 new species . it is still the basis for the study of the flora of the Guiana region" (Stafleu. Linnaeus and the Linnaeans, p. 283)."It is clear that Fusée Aublet should be considered one of the 'founding fathers' of neotropical ethnobotany. Although most botanists think of his 'Histoire des Plantes de la Guiane Françoise' as a taxonomic treatise, Aublet was in fact sent to French Guiana as an Apothecary-Botanist. His book describes uses of 124 species from 56 different families. That he employed many of the plants himself and that he used many of the vernacular names as the bases for his Latin names seems to indicate a high regard for the botanical sophistication of his indigenous colleagues" (Plotkin, Boom & Allison. The Ethnobotany of Aublet's 'Histoire des Plantes.' p. 2).One plate with some marginal browning.Provenance: Armorial bookplate of J. Lanjouw.Stafleu & Cowan 206; Nissen BBI, 54. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Del risorgimento d’Italia negli studi nelle arti e ne’ costumi dopo il mille [.]. Parte seconda dell’ arti e de’ costumi.

      Bassano, Remondini, 1775. - Large 8vo. 2 vols. LX, 395, (1) pp. VIII, 430 pp. With engr. frontispiece. Contemp. Italian marbled wrappers with ms. label to spine. First ed. - Concise history of Italian culture from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Vol. 1 treats "Studi", vol. 2 concerns language, poetry, art, festivities, performances, luxury, trade, costumes, etc. From the library of the writer Ludwig von Ficker (1880-1967), friend of the Austrian poet Georg Trakl, with his exlibris on the front pastedown. RISM B VI, 145. Parenti 85 ("1786"). Cf. Gamba 2157 (Opere 1780). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Dictionnaire Raisonné Universel d'Histoire Naturelle.

      Brunet,, A Paris, 1775 - Sei grossi volumi di cm. 26, pp. 4.500 ca. complessive. Bell'antiporta incisa al primo volume ed una finissima testata all'inizio del testo. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a cinque nervi con titoli e ricchi fregi. Tagli rossi. Qualche mancanza alle cuffie superiori, peraltro ottima conservazione. Contiene la storia degli animali, dei vegetali, dei minerali e quella dei corpi celesti, delle meteore e degli altri fenomeni della natura con la storia e la descrizione delle droghe semplici tratte dai tre regni della natura con i dettagli del loro uso nella medicina, nell'economia domestica, campestre, nelle arti e nei mestieri. Si tratta di una delle migliori edizioni per quest'opera che rappresenta il primo, riuscito tentativo di un'esposizione enciclopedica in materia di storia naturale. Ebbe tale successo da essere presto tradotto in tutte le principali lingue compreso l'italiano (Venezia, Milocco 1766-71, in 12 volumi). Cfr. Ceresoli. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        The Ogygia Vindicated: Against the Objections of Sir George MacKenzie, King's Advocate for Scotland in the Reign of King James II (A Posthumous Work)

      Printed for G. Faulkner, Dublin 1775 - EXTERIOR POOR, INTERIOR GOOD+ CONDITION. Title continues: "To Which is Annexed an Epistle from John Lynch, D.D. to M. Boileau, the Historian of the University of Paris, on the Subject of Scotish Antiquities. With a Dissertation on the origin and Antiquities of the Antient Scots, and Notes, Critical and Explanatory, on Mr. O'Flaherty's Text, by C. O'Conor, Esq." SCARCE. [6], lxxxii, [2], 299pp, on laid paper, bound in polished calf covers, with spine label intact. Covers detached, showing worn edges/corners, endpapers detached, binding is tight, includes the List of Subscriber's, cellophane over the backstrip and on hinge of title page & ffp, occasional foxing. The book Ogygia traces Irish History back to the ages of Mythology and Legend, and was criticised for its scholarship by Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, Dean of Faculty at Aberdeen, culminating in this 1775 The Ogygia Vindicated, adding footnotes to the original work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        A History of the Island of Anglesey

      J Dodsley, London 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) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Causes célebres, curieuses et intéressantes, de toutes les cours souveraines du royaume, avec les jugemens qui les ont décidées. Tome 1-24 (Cause 1 - 63)

      Paris, n.publ., 1775. - 24 tomes bound in 12 vols. Small 8vo (17x10 cm) Contemporary marbled calf, spines gilt, with title-labels (a few hinges partly broken, labels rubbed, some labels gone, gilt lettering faded; corners sl. bumbed), marbled endpapers. Convent-stamps verso titles and numbers on recto titles, but good interior condition. Exterior condition acceptable: see PICTURE. Text in French [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Emile Kerssemakers]
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        Elevation of a House at Whitehall Restore as a Board Room for the Paymaster General & Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital & Office for Invalids

      London 1775 - An elegant engraving showing the facade of a house in Whitehall, used as the offices for Chelsea Hospital. Robert and his brother James Adam forever changed the face of British architecture by introducing innovative Classical design ideas. From 1754-57, Robert lived in Italy where he had a long productive friendship with Piranesi, which was inspirational for both men. Adam's first book, on Diocletian's palace in Dalmatia, is clearly very like the archaeological investigations Piranesi was making at the same time of similar ruins. Piranesi's friendship and passion for Roman Classicism were seminal influences on Adam, and the greatest single factor, other than his own talent, in the work Adam produced on his return to England. Upon his return, the brothers launched their career by building the Adelphi from the Thames to the Strand in London, which although not a commercial success at the time, included one of London's most cherished buildings, the Adlephi Theatre. Together, the Adam brothers designed and built some of the most famous buildings in England, including such bastions of English architecture as Kenwood House, Keddlestone Manor, and Syon House. To the interiors of their English country houses, the Adams brought wonderful ornamental elements in niches, lunettes, festoons and reliefs. Their classically designed buildings were so numerous in London that they changed the prevailing feel of the city and established their brand of neo-Classicism as the model of elegance and importance. It is asserted that the brothers originated the concept of the uniform facade attached to the typical English row house, an architectural device that distinguishes London buildings. This monumental contribution is evidenced in the Adams' designs for Portland Place and Fitzroy Square, and these were used as architectural models for the whole city. The brothers brought their talents into other areas by designing furniture to complement their beautiful interiors and by creating and publishing a treatise of design entitled 'Works in Architecture'. The work was published in three volumes over an extended span of time, beginning in 1773, with the final volume being published posthumously in 1822. Cf. Brunet I.47; cf. Lowndes I, p.8; DNB; Wilton-Ely, The Mind and Art of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Engraving by R. Blyth. In excellent condition, except for mild discolouration lower left.

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        De l'esprit du gouvernement économique.

      Paris, Chez Delalain, 1775. - Petit in-8 reliure 1/2 veau glacé, dos à 5 nerfs richement orné de fers dorés, pièce de titre rouge, tranches rouges (reliure postérieure) VIII-436 pp. + 4 pp. (approbation, privilège du roi). Il a été relié avec : "Rapport fait au comité de salut public sur les fabriques et le commerce de Lyon" par le citoyen VANDERMONDE, journal des arts et manufactures le 15 brumaire de l'an 3, 4 pp. non chiffrées + 48 pp. avec la mention manuscrite "aux élèves de l'école normale, envoyé par le Département du Puy-de-Dôme au citoyen Bonnefoy". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Histoire de l'ALCORAN, où l'on découvre le Système Politique et Religieux du Faux-Prophête, & les sources où il a puisé sa Législation.

      De Hansy 1775 - 2 volumes in-12 ( 165 X 95 mm ) de 1 fnch.-XXXVI-339 et 1 fnch. - 419 p. et 1 fnch., plein veau fauve marbré, dos lisses ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, tranches briques.( Reliures de l'époque ). ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE L'HISTOIRE DE L'ALCORAN. L'ouvrage de TURPIN analyse l'Alcoran et l'Islam. Le Pèlerinage à la Mecque est décrit, chapitre VI, tome Ier. Minimes usures aux reliures, agréable exemplaire, très frais. philosophie islam Religion [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Maurice, Comte de Saxe,

      Paris, Philippe-Denys Pierres, , 1775. Duc de Courlande et de Sémigale, Maréchal-Général des Campes & Armées de Sa Majesté Très-Chrétienne;... Quarto. (282 × 218 mm), 3 vols., two text volumes and a plate atlas. Engraved portrait frontispiece after the Rigaud portrait and 45 double-page and folding engraved maps, plans and plates in the separate atlas volume. Very light browning throughout, endpapers more heavily browned at the margins through paste-action, but overall a wonderfully crisp copy in contemporary sprinkled calf, spines elaborately gilt in compartments, red and olive green morocco lettering pieces, red sprinkled edges, spines a little dry, light rubbing at the extremities, but an extremely handsome set. New Edition, corrected and considerably enlarged. Saxe is widely recognised as "... the greatest European general and military intellectual between the times of Marlborough and Eugène of Savoy at the start of the 18th century and Frederick the Great in its second half... His work was still highly regarded a hundred years later." [The Oxford Companion to Military History pp.806-7]. d'Espagnac served under Saxe at Fontenoy, Racoux, Lawfeld and in Holland, and developed his own reputation as a military authority based largely on his study of classical sources, his library on the subject being considered one of the most important of its time. This copy from the Macclesfield Library at Shirburn Castle, with the blind stamp through the prelims. and bookplates to the front endpapers of each volume, that on the pastedown being that of Lieutenant-General George Lane Parker, younger son of the Second Earl, who served for more than twenty years in the 1st Foot Guards. In 1773 at rank of Major-General he was appointed Colonel of the 20th Foot and saw service in the War of Independence. One of his contributions to the Shirburn Castle Library was a remarkable collection of books detailing the professional interests of a soldier in the latter part of the C18th, most of the copies, as here, are large margined, handsomely bound and in a wonderful state of preservation, the folding maps and plates so fresh as to actually resist opening.

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        Four Discourses. I. On the Duty of a Christian Minister under the Obligation of conforming to a National Religion established by the Civil Powers. II. On the Questions, What is Christianity? and, Where is it to be learned? III. On the true Meaning of the Phrase, The Interests of Religion. IV. the Original Principles of the First Protestants. Delivered to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Cleveland, In the Years, 1767, 1769, 1771, and 1773.

      Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by T. Saint for J. Wilkie. 1775 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. xlvii [xlviii blank], 202. BOUND WITH: FARMER (Hugh): An Inquiry into the Nature and Design of Christ's Temptation in the Wilderness. London: Printed for A. Millar.J. Buckland.and J. Waugh., 1761. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. viii, 104. BOUND WITH: FARMER (Hugh): An Examination of the Late Revd M. Lemoine's Treatise on Miracles. London: Printed for T. Cadell.and J. Buckland., 1772. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. 64. BOUND WITH: DAWSON (Benjamin): An Examination of an Essay on Establishments in Religion. With Remarks Upon it, considered as a Defence of the Church of England; And as an Answer to the Confessional. London: Printed for J. Johnson., 1767. FIRST EDITION. 8vo (in 4s), pp. xi [xii Errata], 110 [111 adverts, 112 blank], including half-title. BOUND WITH: [EVANSON (Edward)]: The Doctrines of a Trinity and the Incarnation of God examined upon the Principles of Reason and Common Sense. With a Prefatory Address to The King, As First of the Three Legislative Estates of this Kingdom. By a Minister of the Church of England from Birth and Education, and a Sincere Disciple of Jesus Christ from Choice and rational Conviction. [London]: Printed for the Author; and sold by S. Bladon., 1772. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. 188. 5 volumes bound in fine contemporary tree calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments with ornaments of an urn, what looks like a palm tree, and a generic flower, black morocco label; a little wear to joints and spine slightly dried, but generally a fine copy. The item by Blackburne is the third in the volume, but I have listed it first because of his tenuous association with Dr. Johnson. He published a commentary on Johnson's life of Milton in 1780. Blackburne had also written an account of Johnson's relationship with Thomas Hollis in the same year. None of the pamphlets is particularly rare, nor could they be said to have any distinct thematic connection, except for opposition to total acceptance of the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England. Volumes such as this are often disbound and their historical integrity destroyed. This one stays as it is; the autograph, probably contemporary, of "M. Wyvill" appears on the front paste-down end-paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB]
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        Lectures on the art of reading; First Part: Containing The Art of Reading Prose. By Thomas Sheridan, A.M. Author of Lectures on Elocution, British Education, &c

      printed for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall; J. Wilkie, St. Paul’s Church-Yard; E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry; and T. Davies, Russel-Street, Covent-Garden, MDCCLXXV, London 1775 - First Edition. 8vo; xii, 392pp. Beautifully bound by Fitterer to style in full speckled calf, the spine gilt in six compartments, the original olive-green lettering piece laid down. An excellent example, the pages clean and bright, free of foxing. ESTC Citation No. T91105. OCLC Number: 64220538 Elocution emerged as a formal discipline during the eighteenth century. One of its important figures was Thomas Sheridan, actor and father of Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Thomas Sheridan's lectures on elocution, collected in Lectures on Elocution (1762) and his Lectures on Reading (1775), provided directions for marking and reading aloud passages from literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Samuel Schaarschmidts Diaetetik oder Lehre von der Lebensordnung für Gesunde und Krancke: zur Erhaltung u. Wiederherstellung d. Gesundheit

      Im Verlage Joh. Jacob Schützens seel. Wittwe, 1775.. 1007 Seiten + Register gebundene Ausgabe. Namens-Stempel auf Titelblatt, ohne Anstreichungen, Notizen etc. , in neuerem Pappdeckel gebunden

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        An Account of the Voyages Undertaken By The Order of His Present Majesty, For Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere / A Voyage Towards The North Pole: Undertaken By His Majesty's Command

      James Williams, Dublin 1775 - And Successively Performed By Commordore Byron, Captain Carteret, Captain Wallis And Captain Cook, In The Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: Drawn up from the Journals which were kept by the Several Commanders, and from the Papers of Joseph Banks. pp [4], 539. VOL 2. OF 2. ONLY. No maps, charts or engravings, 2nd Dublin edition, 8 well executed pencil sketches on front & rear endpapers. Bound in with: Phipps, Constatine John - A Voyage Towards The North Pole: Undertaken By His Majesty's Command, 1772 (published 1755). 2nd ed, pp 49. Corners and spine ends bumped & rubbed, leather scuffed and marked, page 39 almost loose, ex-library stamps to spine (paper). Else good Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Trip to Calais; a Medley Maritime sketch: being the poetical prosaical production of Timothy Timbertoe, Esq. Dedicated to a Duchess.

      Printed for the author and sold by J. Bew 1775 - FIRST EDITION, somewhat browned, 8 leaves reinforced at inner margins, pp. [i], ii, 60, 8vo, modern calf backed boards, signature of John Munnings at head of title This joyous squib is not to be confused with Foote’s comedy with the same title. It recounts a jolly excursion of a group of friends intent on pleasure, eating, drinking and signing songs. The only reference to Foote’s play comes towards the end, when another party of Englishmen join up with our heroes in Calais, and are asked for the latest news, one query being whether the play was out yet. The answer ‘No; it was stopped by the Duchess of Kingston.’ The play was ‘an overt attack on Elizabeth Chudleigh, duchess of Kingston, an influential figure who was currently facing trial on charges of bigamy. Foote dramatized Chudleigh as Lady Crocodile, but the lord chamberlain rejected his play during the summer of 1775. The feud between Foote and the duchess heated up as Foote first threatened to publish the play, then rejected a bribe from her, and later claimed he had lost £3000 by the work’s suppression’ (ODNB). There follows some discussion of ‘this great author’s writings.’ Just before this episode there is some political talk. ‘American matters were the chief camp of conversation, and some people looked upon the Yankees [as] a ridiculous rout of rebellious rascals, while others thought them an innocent and injured set of provoked provincials.’ ESTC records only BL, Cambridge and Rylands in the UK, though more in America. (ESTC T103856)

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        LA NOUVELLE MAISON RUSTIQUE, OU ECONOMIE GENERALE DE TOUS LES BIENS DE CAMPAGNE - TOME PREMIER

      VEUVE DESAINT 1775 - R300001445: 916 pages. Dos à 5 nerfs. Titre et caisson dorés. Dixième édition augmentée considérablement, et mise en meilleur ordre. avec la vertu des simple, l'apothicairerie. les decisions du droit francais sur les matières rurales. et enrichies de figures en taille - douce. In-4 Relié plein cuir. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 630-Agriculture et techniques connexes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dominica from an Actual Survey compleated in the year 1773.

      London: Printed for Robt. Sayer, 1775 - Hand coloured engraved map with large margins. Fine condition. 19 x 24" Tooley 4.

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        PHILOSOPHIA AD USUM SCHOLARUM ACCOMMODATA - ETHICA SEU MORALIS 1775

      APUD - VID. SAVOYE, BROCAS, BARBOU, VIA JACOBAEA, PARIS 1775 - TITLE: PHILOSOPHIA AD USUM SCHOLARUM ACCOMMODATA - ETHICA SEU MORALIS 1775 AUTHOR: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER WITH THE BOOK BEING IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE LATIN!!!) AUCTORE - ANTONIO SEGUY PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: PARISIIS. APUD - VID. SAVOYE, BROCAS, BARBOU, VIA JACOBAEA, VIA MATHURINENFIUM 1775. EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Foreign, History, Education, Decorative BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: BROWN LEATHER CONDITION: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER WITH THE BOOK BEING IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE LATIN!!!) There is a light rubbing to some of the writing on the spine. The inside of book is really really clean and bright. There is on old signature on the verso of the first front free endpaper. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. SIZE: 4 x 7 (approximately) PAGES: 408 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER WITH THE BOOK BEING IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE LATIN!!!) AUCTORE - ANTONIO SEGUY, Presbytero Tutelate, facrae Facultatis Parifienfis Licentiato Theologo, atque in Studii Parifienfis Univerfitate Philofophiac Profeffore, docente in Collegio Marchiano. COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 900 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007438 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discurso sobre la educación popular de los artesanos y su fomento.

      Madrid 1775 - Madrid, en la imprenta de D. Antonio de Sancha, MDCCLXXV [1775]. 8º, 12 h, 475 p. Encuadernación en pasta española época, lomo cuajado en oro con motivos florales y tejuelos en rojo, cortes tintados, papel fuerte. Edición muy bien impresa con diferentes tipos de letra con bonitos grabados para cierres. Siguen ¿APENDICE A LA EDUCACIÓN POPULAR¿. - Parte primera que contiene las reflexiones, conducentes a entender el origen de la decadencia de los oficios y artes en España. LII p. 2 h. 500 p. 1 h. - Parte segunda que contiene como mejorar las fábricas antiguas o establecerlas de nuevo. CCLXVI p. 3 h. 271 p. [272]. - Parte tercera que contiene un discurso sobre la legislación gremial de los artesanos. CCLXX p. 2 h. 306 p. 1 h. Magnífico estado de conservación. NOTA: Para ser obra completa es necesario un último apéndice. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DISCURSO SOBRE LA EDUCACION POPULAR DE LOS ARTESANOS Y SU FOMENTO. Junto con APENDICE A LA EDUCACION POPULAR. Parte primera.

      - En Madrid, Imp. de D. Antonio Sancha, 1775, 10x15, 12 hojas. 475 págs. Plena pasta española con tejuelo, lomo cuajado, cortes pintados. Junto con Apéndice a la Educación Popular, parte primera que contiene: las reflexiones, conducentes a entender el origen de la decadencia de los oficios y artes en España, durante el siglo pasado., Madrid, Imp. de Antonio de Sancha, 1775, 11x15, LII-500 págs. Encuadernado en holandesa piel con nervios. (Obra importantísima de economía. El apéndice primero comprende la reimpresión de las rarísimas obras de Don Miguel Álvarez Osorio Redín: "Extensión política y económica", "El Zelador General para el bien común de todos", "Discurso universal de las causas que ofenden la Monarquía" y el "Epítome de los Discursos" de Francisco Martínez de la Mata. Todo esto con notas y advertencias de Campomanes. (5510).

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        DISCURSO SOBRE LA EDUCACION POPULAR DE LOS ARTESANOS Y SU FOMENTO

      Imprenta de D. Antonio de Sancha - Madrid. Imprenta de D. Antonio de Sancha. 1775. 15X10. 13h+475Pág+2h. Pasta española. Buen estado. Bellíssimo ejemplar de los metodos economicos y constitucionales de la época. La Obra que presentamos era de Juan del Valle (foto,Balle), diputado por Cataluña. Fue elegido Secretario de las Cortes por setenta y seis votos, y Vicepresidente por sesenta y siete, frente a los treina y tres de Martinez de Tejada y los ocho de Gonzalez Colombres. En el debate sobre la Memoria de la gestión de los Ministros, de forma contundente afirmó, que tenia que decir verdades amargas que demostrarían hasta la evidencia que en los negocios públicos no habia un plan fijo y sistemático, añadiendo, a continuación, que la falta de orden y de sistema en los ramos de la administración pública traía consigo la ruina de la Patria. Ref 7.4 Biblioteca A [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      Printed for T. Payne, London 1775 - xvi, 198 pp. Sm. 8vo. Later half calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titles. "Valuable as exhibiting a view of the colonies immediately preceding the Revolutionary War," Sabin. Andrew Burnaby (1732-1812) was a native of Leicestershire, a graduate of Queen's College Cambridge, and later the Vicar of Greenwich. "This book . gave much information on the animals and birds of North America and its climate, but as regards the political situation Burnaby was to be proved a false prophet: he thought a permanent union of the colonies would be impossible because of their disagreements and mutual jealousies," (DNB). Howes B995. Sabin 9359. Larned 833. Bibliography of Virginia 675. Lowndes 318. A very good copy, worn along the joints, occasional soiled leaves, binding tight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two decrees (in Russian)

      Moscow: Meisto Pechati [first piece], 17 & 19 March 1775 - 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 (RUSSIA) Folio. [2]; 6, [2 blank]. The two pieces loosely stitched together. Some stains, not affecting legibility, stitchmarks, light soiling else very good [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A SERMON ON THE PRESENT SITUATION OF AMERICAN AFFAIRS. PREACHED IN CHRIST- CHURCH, JUNE 23, 1775. AT THE REQUEST OF THE OFFICERS OF THE THIRD BATTALION OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, AND DISTRICT OF SOUTHWARK.

      Philadelphia: James Humphreys, Jr., 1775. - [4],iv,32pp. Modern paper covered boards, printed paper spine label. Early ownership signature on titlepage. Light, even tanning, some light foxing. Overall, very good. In a half morocco and cloth folding case, spine gilt. An important sermon, delivered shortly after the Battle of Bunker Hill. Its author, William Smith (1727-1803), was an Anglican clergyman, teacher, and first provost of the College, Academy, and Charitable School of Philadelphia. Although Smith opposed the Stamp Act and argued strongly for full rights and representation of the American colonies, he did not favor independence - a position that placed him, at the outset of the Revolution, in "an embarrassing predicament" (DAB). The present sermon, preached before Congress at Christ Church, Philadelphia, June 28, 1775, ".created a great sensation. It went through many editions and was translated into several foreign languages. It opposed British measures and awakened patriotism, but in its preface Smith professed himself as 'ardently panting for a return of those Halcyon-days of harmony' and as 'animated with purest zeal for the mutual interests of Great-Britain and the Colonies'" (DAB). AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE lists fifteen issues and editions of this text for 1775; of these, 196a and 196b (the present issue) are first, with Adams noting that no attempt has been made to determine priority between the two issues. NAIP w029211. EVANS 14459. BRISTOL B4116. HILDEBURN 3288. HOWES S697. SABIN 84651. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE 196b. DAB XVII, pp.353-57.

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        Geschichte des ostindischen Handels vor Mohammed.

      Gotha, Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, 1775. - 8vo. X, 82 pp. Wrappers. First edition of this exceptionally rare study in historical economics, exploring the ancient trade routes to East India and Arabia in pre-Muhammadian times, citing many Greek sources. The linguist J. G. Eichhorn (1752-1827) was professor of oriental languages at Göttingen, where he also taught political history and literary history. - A very clean, well-preserved copy: contemporary note of acquisition on title page; two typographical errors noted on the errata page have been corrected by the owner. Kress 7102. Roscher 913. ADB V, 731. OCLC 65352288. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LIZARZA, ELDUA, BERASTEGI. AUTOS DE NOBLEZA E HIDALGUIA DE LA FAMILIA MINTEGUIAGA

      Guipuzacoa. 1775-1803. 398Pág. 30X22. Pasta española. Documentación manuscrita de la muy noble familia Minteguiaga: José Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Nicolás Joaquin, Juan Antonio, Rafael Martín, Manuel José y José Antonio de Minteguiaga. Profusamente documentada y algunas selladas. Raríssima Obra y Única. Ref 2.6 Biblioteca A.. Firmado por el autor. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Romans et contes.

      S.n. 1775 - - S.n., A Londres 1775, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in 18 (8x14cm), 303pp. et 302pp. (4), relié. - Nouvelle édition. La première collective semble avoir paru en 1767. Plein Veau blond d'époque glacé et marbré. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Bel exemplaire. L'édition regroupe les oeuvres suivantes : Le Sultan Misapouf et la princesse Grisemine ; Histoire de la Félicité ; Zulmis et Zelmaïde ; Tant mieux pour elle. Homme de lettre typique de cette période du XVIIIe, ami de Voltaire, galant homme hantant les salons littéraires, Voisenon fut un auteur dramatique et rédigea des contes et romans libertins qui sont parmi les fleurons de cette époque bénie en contes licencieux. Les contes sont pour la plupart orientaux, à la fois fantaisistes et légers; ils font admettre la plus grande licence sans la moindre grivoiserie. 303pp. et 302pp. (4) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Grammar of the Persian Language.

      London: Printed by J. Richardson 1775 - Second edition, small 4to in 2’s, (ii), xix, (i), 147, (45) pp. First three and final leaves with edges slightly chipped, some marginal browning. Recent half calf, marbled boards, black spine label. Appointed tutor to Lord Althorp while still at Oxford, Jones was a renowned oriental scholar as well as a friend of many of the learned men of the day such as Garrick and Burke. Appointed as a Judge to Calcutta in 1783 the last decade of his life was prolific; he founded the Bengal Asiatic society and became the first Englishman to master Sanskrit.

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        THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS; PARTICULARLY THOSE NATIONS ADJOINING TO THE MISSISIPPI [sic], EAST AND WEST FLORIDA, GEORGIA, SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA, AND VIRGINIA...ALSO AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE FLORIDAS, AND THE MISSISIPPI [sic] LANDS

      London. 1775.. [12],464pp. plus folding map. Half title. Quarto. Contemporary calf; rebacked, preserving original gilt morocco label. Light wear to binding, modern bookplate on rear pastedown. Very good. Adair, "one of the most colorful figures in Southern colonial history" (Clark), came to America in 1735. He was heavily involved in trading with the Indians of the Southeast, including the Catawba, Cherokee, and Chickasaw, between 1735 and 1759, and this work contains a chapter on each of these major tribes. Considered by many to be the leading authority of his time on the southeast Indians, he offers detailed descriptions of Indian customs and religion, with many observations on Indian trade and traders. A large portion of the work is devoted to Adair's twenty-three arguments by which he attempts to prove the descent of the Indians from the Lost Tribes of Israel. The map "illustrates a Southeast with the Indians safely tucked away in the interior wilderness, exactly the condition Adair's readers would have approved of" (Cumming & De Vorsey). HOWES A38, "b." PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 18. CLARK I:28. VAIL 643. FIELD 11. JCB (3)I:2013. SERVIES 517. BELL A59. SABIN 155. GRAFF 10. CUMMING & DE VORSEY 448.

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        A COLLECTION OF POEMS IN SIX VOLUMES BY SEVERAL HANDS

      J. Dodsley 1775 - A COLLECTION OF POEMS IN SIX VOLUMES BY SEVERAL HANDS. A COLLECTION OF POEMS IN FOUR VOLUMES BY SEVERAL HANDS. London: J. Dodsley, 1775. 10 volumes. 8vo. Matching bindings. Full calf/gilt/red and black leather spine labels. t.page engravings, illus. engravings. A few of the missing spine labels have been replaced with modern matching labels, some of the hinges are either weak or partially cracked, overall a very nice Very Good leatherbound hardcover set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das neue Testament unsers Herrn Jesu Christi, in die Niederlausitzische wendische Sprache übersetzt von Gottlieb Fabricio.

      Cottbus, Kühnischer Verlag, 1775. - Mit großem Titelkupfer sowie mehreren größeren Textvignetten. de 2000 Einband leicht berieben, Buchrücken mit kleiner (unauffälliger) Oberflächenreparatur. Sonst sehr gutes, augenscheinlich nur wenig benutztes Exemplar dieser überaus seltenen Bibel in wendischer Sprache; die Schließen intakt und sehr gut erhalten; Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). 8 Bl., 1060 S., 2 Bl. Brauner Original-Ganzlederband mit zwei Metallschließen, diese mit eingravierter Ornamentik, Buchdeckel mit geprägten Umlaufleisten, blau marmorierter Buchschnitt.

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        EXPERIENCES ET OBSERVATIONS SUR LES DIFFERENTES ESPECES D'AIR.

      - Berlin et se trouve à Paris, Saillant & Nyon, 1775-1780, 11x17, cinq ( 5 vols ) volumes, complet . Reliure en plein veau moucheté. Dos à 5 nerfs, caissons encadrés et décorés de motifs dorés. Pièces de titre rouges et de tomaison vertes (sauf le volume I qui est jaune). Encadrement des plats à froid, filet doré sur les coupes. Tranches rouges. Deux planches dépliantes dans le premier volume, une dans le tome deux, cinq dans le troisième et deux dans le quatrième. Papier frais, presque sans rousseurs. Reliure élégantes et en très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 - 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. Finely 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. 3 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        St. Lucia; Done from Surveys and Observations made by the English whilst in their Possession. By Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the KIng/(inset)Plan of the Carenage

      Robert Sayer, London 1775 - Engraving with superb original hand-color. Red sealing wax at upper left. London. Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53 in the Fleet Street, as the Act directs 20th Feby. 1775. Sheet size: 28 x 20 3/4". Frame size: 33 1/4 x 25 3/4". Inventory#: p2029pfat.

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        "A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals ... the fourth edition, revised by the author."

      Dublin: Thomas Ewing. 1775. "First quarto edition and first complete edition printed in Ireland; 2 vols., pp. [70] plus unpaginated lexicon in double column; title page in vol. 1 creased and with neat repairs to the corners, minor worm track in the bottoms of most pages in vol. I, affecting some text but sense always clear; full contemporary calf, worn, rebacked, original spines and red morocco labels preserved, hinges reinforced with cloth; a good, sound copy of a not-so-common edition, based on the fourth folio printed in 1773, and the only edition for which Johnson provided any additions or corrections. From his famous prose ""advertisement"" in vol. I: ""Perfection is unattainable, but nearer and nearer approaches may be made; and finding my Dictionary about to be reprinted, I have endeavoured, by a revisal, to make it less reprehensible ... Many faults I have corrected, some superfluities I have taken away, and some deficiencies I have supplied..."" & & Alston V, 184; Courtney 56-7; Fleeman 55.4D/5a; Kennedy 6280."

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        L'Uccellagione. Libri tre.

      a spese Moroni,, in Verona, 1775 - In-4° (275x195mm), pp. (4), 116, legatura ottocentesca m. pelle marrone con fregi a catenella in oro e titolo in oro su tassello verde chiaro al dorso. Piatti marmorizzati policromi. Vignetta figurata incisa su rame al frontespizio. Tre testatine, tre iniziali e un finalino finemente istoriati in calcografia. Antiche firme alla prima carta bianca. La p. 57-58 è reintegrata del margine inferiore con integrazione in perspicua grafia delle ultime quattro righe, mancanti del testo a stampa. Qualche brunitura e fioritura, ben conservato nell'insieme. Edizione originale dell'elegante poema didascalico in endecasillabi sciolti in cui il Tirabosco (1707-1773) canta la pace della natìa campagna veronese e i diversi modi di catturare gli uccelli (la ragnaia e il boschetto d'estate e il roccolo d'autunno, nonché il singolare ritrovato dell'aucupio elettrico, forse ispirato alle scoperte voltiane). In precedenza, un tentativo consimile di poesia didascalica sull'uccellagione era stato fatto, in Italia, solo dal'abate Girolamo Guarinoni nel 1760, ma con abilità poetica nettamente inferiore rispetto a quella dimostrata dal Tirabosco in questo poemetto che "attrae ancora per la leggiadrìa e la freschezza con cui la vita della natura è presentata nel contrasto degli affari e delle fatiche di città" (Carlo Cordié), con esiti paragonabili a quelli della "Pastorizia" dell'Arici. Lastri, 126. Souhart, 464. Harting, 289. Bacchi della Lega, Pagine sparse, 96. Nardo, 4. Tipaldo, II, 231. Rénault e Sassi, 57. Ghidini, 643. Carrara, 522. Schwerdt, II, 263. Ceresoli, pp. 519-20: "Rinomata opera venatoria classica". Enciclopedia della caccia, 388. Non in Gamba. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TRAVELS THROUGH PORTUGAL AND SPAIN, IN 1772 AND 1773. With copperplates; and Anappendix

      Printed for the author, and sold by G. Robinson, T. Becket, and J. Robson, London 1775 - Folio m., 1 h. plegada con un mapa, III, 465, 3 h. Holandesa puntas piel, planos papel de época. - Con 7 láminas, dos de ellas plegadas y una de las plegadas representa una corrida de toros en la plaza de Cádiz. Muy raro y buscado. Otra lámina de música grabada, "El Fandango". Magnífico ejemplar. [Palau 342601] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memoires de Physique sur l'Art de fabriquer le fer, d'en fondre & forger des canons d'artillerie; sur l'histoire naturelle, et sur divers suites particuliers de physique et d'economie.

      Delalain, Paris 1775 - 4to (255x198 mm), xxxvii, [3], 654, [2] pp., including half title and 13 engraved plates. Contemporary full calf with richly decorated gilt-tooled spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Some worming to boards, little wear to extremities. Internally little browned, occasional minor spotting. An outstanding copy of a milestone work in metallurgy. ---- Exceedingly rare first edition. Smith, History of Metallography, pp. 132-136: In 1775 Pierre Grignon published the present book on various aspects of iron mineralogy and metallurgy which is of considerable importance to the history of metallurgy and crystallography. Grignon was occupied in the commerical operation of a blast furnace and forge plant and his science stemmed from observations on a much larger scale than those of his laboratry contemporaries. He had the opportunity to see large crystals in shrinkage heads of large castings. The first memoir of structural interest « Mémoire sur les métamorphoses du fer » had been read before the French Academy in 1761, but was not published until 1775. Here, he provides a model of crystal structure which is qualitatively the same as that used by Romé de l¿Isle in 1772, by Tobern Bergman in 1773, and particularly by the great Haüy in 1784, and it is not improbable that Grignon¿s ideas, public but unpublished, provided the stimulus for the mathematical approach of these more famous crystallographers. Although the possibility of solid solutions as a mixed aggregate is implicit in the ideas of many of the corpuscular philosophers, it is Grignon who first describes a crystallographic model of a mixed crystal. - Edition originale. Pierre-Clément Grignon (1723 -1784), savant métallurgiste, maitre de forge, correspondant de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, dirigeat les forges de Bayard près de Saint-Dizier. Ami de Buffon, il se livra à divers expériences sur le fer et s'efforça de trouver une méthode pour fondre une meilleure qualité de ce minerai. La fonte des canons représentant une activité de la forge de Bayard, Grignon expérimenta pour leur fabrication une nouvelle matière, la régule de fer ; il participa activement à la rédaction de la section Forges ou l'Art du fer de l'Encyclopédie. Il réuni l'ensemble de ses travaux dans cet ouvrage orné de 13 planches gravées dépliantes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Schießkunst, oder vollständige Anweisung zum Schießen mit der Büchse, Flinte, und mit Pistolen, sowohl auf dem Schützenhofe als auch auf der Jagd und im Felddienste. 2. stark verm. und verb. Aufl. Ilmenau, B. F. Voigt 1824. 8°. XVIII, 393 S., mit Falttabelle. Ppd. d. Zt. mit hs. Rsch.

      - Lindner 2075.02 - Mantel I, 138.- Christian Friedrich Gottlieb Thon (1775-1844) war zunächst Forstkommissar in Zillbach; ab 1816 als freier Schriftsteller tätig veröffentlichte er zahlr. Werke zum Jagdwesen.- Vorliegendes Werk behandelt die verschiedenen Schusswaffen, Verfertigung der verschiedenen Gewehrläufe, Eigenschaften, Pflege, Munition, das Schießen mit der Büchse, Flinte und der Pistole sowohl auf Scheiben als auch bei der Jagd. Schützenwesen und Schießkunst. Der Anhang enth. in der Schießkunst vorkommende Kunstausdrücke u. versch. Schützenordnungen.- Nur gering braunfleckig, sonst tadelloses Ex.

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        Recherches sur les maladies chroniques, leur rapports avec les maladies aigues, leurs périodes, leur nature et sur la manière dont on les traite aux eaux minérales de Barèges, et des autres sources de l'Aquitaine. Tome I (seul paru). Contenant la théorie générale des maladies, et l'analyse médicinale du sang.

      Paris, Ruault, 1775 - Paris, Ruault, 1775 ; in-8, 592 pp., pleine basane postérieure (début XIXe s.), dos à nerfs orné de filets dorés, coiffe supérieure accidentée, coupes frottées, intérieur en très bon état. Edition originale rare de l'ouvrage le plus important de l'auteur. Une grande partie de l'ouvrage est consacré aux eaux minérales, qui furent l'un des sujets de recherches de Bordeu, déjà commencées par son père, et qui font de lui un pionnier de l'hydrologie. Mais il existe aussi et surtout d'importantes digressions physiologiques et pathologiques. Bordeu considère la vie comme la somme de la vie de chacun des organes. Il est le premier à concevoir l'idée de sécrétion interne, en supposant que les organes déversent dans le sang, de façon active, des produits qui influencent d'autres parties du corps (ce qui fait de Bordeu un précurseur de Claude Bernard et de Brown-Sequard). Par ailleurs, Bordeu croit à l'existence des miasmes et signale le rôle des prédispositions, du terrain. Dans les maladies chroniques, il fait jouer un rôle essentiel aux nerfs, qui assurent la liaison entre le physique et le moral. La sixième partie de l'ouvrage (pp. 346 à 588) est consacrée à l'analyse médicinale du sang. Théophile de Bordeu (1722-1776), né à Yzeste (Béarn), étudia la médecine à Montpellier et acquit une très grande renommée. Il fut l'un des plus illustres représentants de l'Ecole de Montpellier. Il collabora à l'Encyclopédie et fut appelé auprès de Madame du Barry. Il fut un précurseur de l'endocrinologie et de la physiologie du système nerveux. Garrison & Morton, 1117 : "De Bordeu first conceived the idea of internal secretion by his hypothesis that every organ, tissue, and cell discharges into the blood products which influence other parts of the body." ; C. Dreyfus, Some milestones in the history of hematology, p. 21 et p. 75. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Massachusetts Militia Pay Petition Listing 27 Minutemen Who Responded to the Lexington Alarm

      Dorchester, Massachusetts 1775 - Manuscript Document, Dorchester, Massachusetts, December 30th, 1775, addressed to Massachusetts Treasurer Henry Gardner. 1p. 8 x 13 in. Likely Drury's retained copy from the time, with the signatures all in one hand, though some may be signed with marks & Jonathan Hemenway has signed himself. A scarce petition for pay listing 44 members of Captain Luke Drury's Company, 27 of whom were Grafton, Massachusetts-area Minutemen who had marched 36 miles to respond to the Lexington-Concord Alarm on April 19-21, 1775. The list includes Fortune Burnee, a Minuteman of African American and Native American heritage, and his half-brother, Joseph Anthony, who enlisted on April 29th and died in service. Another of the Minutemen listed is the famous clockmaker Aaron Willard. Petition "to pay Capt Luke Drury the Whole of our Wages (as born on his Muster roll for our Services as Officers & Soldiers in his Company) from the time of our inlistment to the first Day of August for which this shall be your effectual voucher." Today, the terms minuteman and militiaman are often used interchangeably, but there was a distinction in the eighteenth century. Militia were men in arms formed to protect their towns from foreign invasion. They could designate up to one quarter of their force as minutemen, a specially trained force required to be highly mobile and able to assemble instantly to a call to arms. It is difficult to categorize specific men into either of the two groups based on the surviving historical record. We apply the term here to all of those militia who responded April 19-21, 1775, to the Lexington-Concord Alarm. The 27 soldiers and officers listed here who were part of Luke Drury's Grafton, Aaron Kimball's Grafton, & John Putnam's Sutton April 19-21 Minutemen companies are: 1st Lt. Asaph Sherman, Sgt. Nathan Morse, Sgt. Shelomith Stow, Sgt. Ebenezer Phillips, Sgt. Jonah Goulding, Cpl. William Walker, Cpl. Joseph Leland, Drummer Elijah Rice, Fifer Zadock Putnam, Matthias Rice, Isaac Brigham, Eliphalet Smith, George Smith, Peter Butler, Thomas Pratt, William Evans, Elisha Aldrich, Aaron Willard, Eseck Dexter, Moses Sherman, Fortinatus (Fortune) Burnee (signed with mark), Edward Buttrick, Ebenezer Leland, Solomon Brooks, Ebenezer Melendy, Thomas Leland [Sr.], & Samuel Stearns.Luke Drury (1734-1811) of Grafton, Massachusetts joined the militia in 1757 during the French and Indian Wars. As captain of a company of Minutemen and Militamen, he responded to the Lexington Alarm, and later joined Colonel Jonathan Ward's regiment to fight at Bunker Hill. Drury and his men served in different areas during the war, from West Point to Grafton, where his company guarded military stores. He also supported the Continentals financially, at one point giving 50 fifty pounds to enlist soldiers in Grafton.In 1786-1787, Drury became deeply involved in Shays' Rebellion, a tax revolt led by farmers in western Massachusetts. The uprising was quashed, and Drury imprisoned as "a person dangerous to the state." He was eventually released on good behavior. Drury remained active in state and local politics, serving terms as constable, deputy sheriff, tax collector, assessor, selectman, and state legislator.ConditionUsual folds, small loss at bottom left corner affecting some marginal ciphering, else fine condition.Joseph Anthony and Fortune Burnee, Jr., half brothers, were both part African-American and Hassanamisco Nipmuc (Native American). Compared to records of white New Englanders, we know relatively little about them, but even so, more information exists on these freedmen than is the norm. Several of the Anthonys and Burnees were recorded in the Grafton vital, land, and probates records [the U.S. census neglected to record Native Americans from 1790-1890], and the Burnees have been discussed in recent historical and sociological literature: exploring the relationships both amongst marginalized peoples as well as with their white. (See website for full description)

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        A View of the Chinese Pavillions and Boxes in Vauxhall Gardens

      Some Account of London by Thomas Pennant, 4th edition. Carrington Bowles. c1775. - Copper engraving. Later colouring. Size: 40 x 27 cm. (15½ x 10½ inches) In fine condition. Mounted size 60.3 x 48.2 cm Vauxhall Gardens was one of the places to meet socially and be seen in eighteenth century London. This magnificent view shows various important, finely dressed society people, walking, talking, and dining in booths in the ornately decorated walls of the Chinese Pavilion

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        Voyage au Pole Boréal, fait en 1773, par ordre du Roi d'Angleterre.

      - Paris, Saillant & Nyon/ Pissot, 1775. 4to (248 x 200mm). pp. xii, 259, (1), with 12 folded engraved plates and many folded tables. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt ornamented spine with red gilt lettered label, sides with gilt borders. A fine copy of the first French edition. The original English edition was published in 1774. ". the official account written by Captain Phipps, later Lord Mulgrave. This expedition of the 'Race-horse' and 'Carcass', undertaken for the purpose of discovering a route to India through the northern polar regions, was blocked by pack ice north of Spitzbergen. The valuable appendix gives geographical and meteorological observations, zoological and botanical records, accounts of distillation of fresh water from the sea, and astronomical observations. The voyage is perhaps best remembered for the presence of the young Horatio Nelson, as midshipman on board the 'Carcass', and his encounter with a polar bear" (Hill 1351). Pages 187 to 208 cover natural history, describing mammals, including whales, birds, amphibians, fishes, insects, crustacea, invertebrates, shells and plants. Plate 11 shows a crustacea and plate 12 two shells. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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