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        Journal of the Resolution's voyage, in 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775, on discovery to the southern hemisphere, by which the non-existence of an undiscovered continent, between the equator and the 50th degree of southern latitude, is demonstratively proved. Also a journal of the adventure's voyage, in the year 1772, 1773, and 1774. With an account of the separation of the two ships, and the most remarkable incidents that befel each. Interspersed with historical and geographical descriptions of the islands and countries discovered in the course of their respective voyages.

      London, F. Newbery, 1775.Contemporary calf, skilfully rebacked, spine lettered in gilt. With large folding chart, additional chart of 'The tropical discoveries of the Resolution sloop, Captain J. Cook in 1774' and 5 engraved plates. (14),328 pp.* First edition. - Preceding Cook's official account by some 18 months, this was 'the first account of Cook's second voyage and the first account of exploration within the Antarctic circle' (Davidson 81). This eye-witness account was written by the Irish gunner's mate on the Resolution whom Cook had picked up in Batavia during his first voyage. It contains many events not recorded in the official account by Cook. With the very rare additional chart showing the track of the Resolution from Norfolk Island to the New Hebrides. The fine plates are the first depictions of the region. - A very fine copy.Beaglehole II, p.CLIII-CLV; Beddie 1270; Hill 1087; Roscove 214; Spence 758; Kroepelien 809; O'Reilly-Reitman 379; Hocken p.14; Conrad p.13; Sabin 16247.

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        A Concise Historical Account of all the British Colonies in North-America, Comprehending Their Rise, Progress, and Modern State; Particularly of the Massachusets-Bay, (The Seat of the present Civil War,) Together with the Other Provinces of New-England.

      London: For J. Bew, 1775. - 8vo., (8 ½ x 5 3/8). (Without the folding table, faint damp stains to front free endpapers.) Contemporary half speckled calf, drab paper boards. The smooth spine gilt-ruled into six compartments with a red morocco lettering piece in one (hinges starting at head of spine, a bit rubbed). Provenance: Armorial bookplate of the Earl of Rosebery to front pastedown. First edition. A very clean copy of a history of British North America, published at the very start of the Revolutionary War. It was intended to inform the public in England about the state of affairs in the American colonies. "In the catalogue of the Brunswick library this work is said to be by Paul Wein, with the following note: 'So much of the author's name as is given above is written upon the title-page. The remainder was cut off in binding the work'" (Sabin vol. IV, p. 337). This particular copy comes from the library of the fifth earl of Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose (1847-1929), who served various functions in Parliament as a member of the Liberal Party, including Prime Minister from 1894-1895. After his wife Hannah de Rothschild's death in 1890, he suffered ill health and a mental breakdown amid a scandal of allegations of homosexual activity. A collector of fine and rare books, "Rosebery wrote a number of literary and historical essays, many of which were edited by John Buchan and published in his Miscellanies (2 vols., 1921). He published two essay-length lives-Sir Robert Peel (1899) and Oliver Cromwell (1899)-and four books. The first was a study of William Pitt the younger-a distant relative on his mother's side whose standard life was by Rosebery's grandfather Lord Stanhope; it was commissioned by John Morley for Macmillan's Twelve English Statesmen series and published in 1891. Three other biographical studies-Napoleon: the Last Phase (1900), Lord Randolph Churchill(1906), and Chatham: his Early Life and Connections (1910)-punctuated his semi-retirement. Each displays its author's wit and verbal fluency, though each has its longueurs, suggesting that Rosebery was ideally a miniaturist in prose . In general the professional reception of Rosebery's books was reserved, but lay reviewers were enthusiastic, and the books sold well. Pitt, which disappointed Morley, went through twenty-seven printings between 1891 and 1962" (John Davis for DNB). A very good copy with a distinctive provenance. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Report of the Committee appointed on the twenty-third of September last to inquire into the causes and particulars of the invasion of the city of Washington, by the British forces in the month of August, 1814. November 29, 1814. [also] The Speech of the Right Honourable The Earl of Chatham in the House of Lords on Friday the 20th of January, 1775.

      John Exshaw, Dublin 1775 - Third edition, revised and corrected, with additions, 1775. Despite being the third edition, this appears to be the first Dublin printing. Disbound, 98pp. The second speech has its own undated title page, but pagination is continuous. Very good with folding chart, light occasional foxing. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Li Regni Di Valenza e Murcia Con L'Isole Baleari e Pitiuse. The Kingdoms of Valencia, Murcia and the Balearic Islands

      1775 1775 - Copper engraving. Later colouring. In fine condition but small stain on bottom right hand margin. Detailed map of the Islands and immediate coastline. The title is decorated with a country scene.

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        Christian Joseph Jagemanns geographische Beschreibung des Großherzogthums Toskana.

      Gotha, Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, 1775.. (48), 386 S. 8°, Ganzlederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung. Chr. J. Jagemann (1735-1804) war ein deutscher Gelehrter, Hofrat und Bibliothekar der Herzogin Anna Amalia in Weimar. Die Beschreibung des Großherzogtums Toskana verfasste er während seines mehrjährigen Aufenthalts in Florenz. Exlibris. Kleine Fehlstelle am Rücken. Gelegentlich leicht stockfleckig; sonst recht gut erhalten.

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        Dictionnaire Royal

      Copenhagen - Nicholas Moller, 1775. Copenhagen - Nicholas Moller, 1775 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early and scarce edition of this Danish dictionary, from professor of philosophy Hans von Aphelen. Volume I is in two parts (A-K then J-Z), whilst the second volume is a guide to grammar. Written in Danish and French. Three volumes bound in two. Hans von Aphelen (1719 -1779) was a Norwegian-Danish lexicographer. In 1759 he published his Dictionnaire Royal (2 quarto volumes; 1772-75 another warehouse in 3 / 4 volumes). Condition: In half-calf bindings with marbled boards. Externally worn, with some rubbing to the boards and some loss to the rear board of volume I. Both joints of volumeII failed, with rear board missing. Rear board of volumeI detached, and front joint is held by cords only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages have some scattered age-toning throughout. Overall: FAIR due to detached boards..

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        [Op. 12]. A Second Sett of Six Quartettos for two Violins, a Tenor, and Violoncello Obligato... Op. XII. [Parts]

      London Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Bremner [ca. 1775]. Folio. Disbound. All parts 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13 pp. Engraved. With manuscript numbering to upper margins of titles. Titles slightly browned and soiled.. First Edition, second issue, with the spelling "Sett" instead of "Set." Knape nos. 67-72, p. 109. BUC p. 2. RISM A98 (no copies recorded in North America). "[Abel's] harmonic style is exceptionally rich and expressive. His melodies are often markedly instrumental in character, with broken chords, syncopation and appoggiaturas as common features; but he had a penchant for phrases of unusual lengths, and some of his music is refreshingly free from the two- and four-bar unit so common in the pre- Classical period. The slow movements usually have elegant, lyrical, highly ornamented melodies of considerable breadth; his finales are commonly in dance rhythm, often minuets (sometimes with variations but rarely with trios) or rondos. The result is a refined, urbane version of the Mannheim style with perhaps an Italian influence evident in the more vocal melodies and lighter moods. Burney remarked that his 'invention was not unbounded, and his exquisite taste and deep science prevented the admission of whatever was not highly polished'; he commented on a certain languor, and praised his harmony and 'selection of sounds' as models of perfection." Walter Knape et al in Grove online

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        Manuel pour les Jeunes Princes et pour les Jeunes Seigneurs destines a les entourer.

      Basle, Jean Schweighauser, 1775.. 1. Aufl. 307 Seiten, 9 Bl., mit Holzschnittt-Vignetten im Text, 8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. Einband etwas berieben, etwas altersfleckig, insgesamt guter und sauberer Zustand, --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Erste Ausgabe eines Unterrichtswerkes zur Erziehung der jungen Prinzen und Adeligen. Verfaßt vom Hauslehrer der Prinzen von Füstenberg. In französischer Sprache.

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        Anatomical Dialogues; or, an Breviary of Anatomy. Wherein All the Parts of the Hunan Body are Concisely and Accurately Described, and Their Uses Explained; By Which The Young Practitioner May attain a Right Method of Treating Diseases, as Far as It Depends on Anatomy. Chiefly Compiled for the Use of the Young Gentlemen in the Navy and Army

      London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1775. London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1775. Second edition. With large additions and Amendments. Hard cover. Buckram cloth. Rebound. Fine copy. Octavo. . Illustrated with engraved plates. Index.

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        The History of the American Indians; Particularly Those Nations adjoining to the Mississippi, East and West Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Virginia: Containing An Account of their Origin, Language, Manners, Religious and Civil Customs -

      London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1775 - "Best 18th century English source on the Southern tribes" (Sabin), written by "one of the most colorful figures in Southern colonial history" (Clark), a man who for forty years traded with the Indians. From 1735 until 1759 he traded with the Catawba, Cherokee and Chickasaw, and each of these major tribes is represented by a chapter in this work. An ample portion of Adair's History is devoted to his attempt to prove the descent of the Indians from the lost tribes of Israel First edition. 4to. Folding map frontispiece of the "American Indian Nations adjoining to the Mississippi, West & East Florida, Georgia, S. & N. Carolina, Virginia etc." [xii], 464 pp. Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked. Foxing to half-title, offsetting to map and title-page, else fine. Howes A38; Pilling 18; Clark I, 28; Field 11; JCB (3)I, 2013; Prucha 7847; Sabin 155; Graff 1; Vail 643 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The first rebel-held Massachusetts printing of Thomas Gage's official report on the Battle of Bunker Hill, including a full list of the killed and wounded

      Cambridge, Massachusetts: , October 5 - 12, 1775 The October 5 - 12, 1775 edition of The New-England Chronicle or the Essex Gazette, (Cambridge: Samuel and Ebenezer Hall), 4 pages, 10" x 15.5". The issue features Gage's official report to Lord Dartmouth, Secretary of State for the Colonies, on the Battle of Bunker Hill. Subscriber's name in ink at top of first page, expected folds, partial separations along vertical spine crease, some irregular margins, light soiling and toning. Subtitled as a "Copy of a letter from the Honourable Lieutenant Governor Gage to the Earl of Dartmouth, dated Boston, June 25, 1775." Gage's report reads, in part: "...An alarm was given at break of day on the 17th instant, by a firing from the Lively, ship of war; and advice was soon afterwards received, that the rebels had broke ground, and were raising a battery on the heights of the peninsula of Charlestown, against the Town of Boston. They were plainly seen at work, and in a few hours a battery of six guns played upon their works. Preparations were instantly made for landing a body of men to drive them off, and, ten companies of Grenadiers, ten of Light-Infantry, with the Fifth, Thirty-Eighth, Forty-Third, and Fifty-Second battalions made a third line. The rebels upon the heights were perceived to be in great force, and strongly posted ?redoubt thrown up on the 16th at night, with other works, full of men, defended with cannon, and a large body posted in the houses in Charlestown, covered their right flank, and their centre and left were covered by a breastwork, part of it cannon proof, which reached from the left of the redoubt to the Mistick. or Medford river. This appearance of the rebels' strength, and the large columns seen pouring in to their assistance, occasioned an application for the Troops to be re-enforced with some companies of Light-Infantry and Grenadiers, the Forty-Seventh Battalion, and the First battalion of Marines, the whole, when in conjunction, making a body of something above two thousand men. These Troops advanced, formed in two lines, and the attack began by a sharp cannonade from our field-pieces and howitzers; the lines advancing slowly, and frequently halting to give time for the artillery to fire. The Light-Infantry was directed to force the left point of the breastwork, to take the rebel line in flank, and the Grenadiers to attack in front, supported by the Fifth and Fifty-Second Battalions. These orders were executed with perseverance, under a heavy fire from the vast numbers of the rebels; and notwithstanding various impediments before the Troops could reach the works, (and though the left, under Brigadier-General Pigot, who engaged also with the rebels at Charlestown, which, at a critical moment, was set on fire,) the Brigadier pursued his point, and carried the redoubt. The rebels were then forced from other strong holds, and pursued till they were drove, clear off the peninsula, leaving five pieces of cannon behind them. The loss the rebels sustained must have been considerable, from the great numbers they carried off during the time of action, and buried in holes, since discovered, exclusive of what they suffered by the shipping and boats. Near one hundred were buried the next day after, and thirty found wounded in the field, three of whom are since dead...This action has shown the superiority of the King' s Troops, who, under every disadvantage, attacked and defeated above three times their number, strongly posted and covered by breastworks..." The final page of the newspaper features the complete return of the dead and wounded. What Gage didn't mention in this letter, but in a private note dated the same day to Dartmouth, was that he needed to publicly characterize the battle as a victory, but "The number of killed and wounded is greater than our forces can afford to lose. The officers, who were obliged to exert themselves, have suffered very much, and we have lost some extremely good officers. The trials we have had show the rebels are not the despicable rabble too many have supposed them to be, and I find it owing to a military spirit, encouraged among them for a few years past, joined with an uncommon degree of zeal and enthusiasm, that they are otherwise." The paper's commentary beneath Gage's official return of the killed and wounded confirms what Gage mentioned to Dartmouth in his private note: "The General sent out 'something above 2000 men,' of whom something about half (i.e. 1053) are either killed or wounded. The General, however, takes care not to mention how many hours were employed in the prosecution of this hopeful business, but nevertheless pretends to tell us that great numbers of the enemy were killed..." The First Rebel Printing in Massachusetts. The text of Gage's letter first arrived in New York via the packet from Halifax as well as aboard the snow Dickinson from Bristol. The report appeared in the Philadelphia papers about a week before it arrived in Massachusetts. A broadside edition of this letter was printed by John Howe on June 26, 1775 in Boston (Evans 13842) sold recently at action for $6,250. However that account does not appear to have been reprinted in any paper until after the text arrived via London in early Autumn. The issue also includes an impassioned exchange of letters between George Washington to General Gage concerning the treatment of prisoners. Washington writes first on August 11, 1775 "SIR, I Understand that the officers engaged in the cause of liberty and their country, who by the fortune of war have fallen into your hands, have been thrown indiscriminately into a common jail, appropriated for felons --- that no consideration has had for those of the most respectable rank, when languishing with wounds and sickness --- that some of them have been amputated in this unworthy situation..." In his response to Washington, written two days later, Gage disputed the accusation, observing that rebel prisoners were being held in conditions superior to those afforded his own troops. Gage also observed, "...My intelligence from your army would justify severe recrimination, I understand there are of the King's faithful subjects, taken some time since by the rebels, labouring like Negro slaves to gain their daily subsistence, or reduced to the wretched alternative, to perish by famine, or take arms against their King and country" Other reports include news of Montgomery's capture of Montreal together with the ominous news of the embarkation of "10,000 Hanoverians, who with several more regiments from England and Ireland and a regiment of Highlanders from Scotland, under Gen. Murray, were destined to reinforce General Gage's army at BostonóTho' some supposed that part of the forces were intended for other parts of America, as we are well informed that the Ministry had it in consideration to send one or more regiments to Charles Town, in South-Carolina, 4000 to Alexandria in Virginia, some to New-York, and other places..." __ The owner of this paper was Capt. Jonathan Judd, Jr. (c. 1743-1818) of Southampton, Massachusetts. The son of the town's first minister (Jonathan Judd, Sr.), he graduated Yale in 1765. After spending several years as a schoolteacher in nearby Hatfield, he settled in Southampton as a merchant. Although he accepted a captain's commission in the militia, he resisted joining any of the minutemen companies organizing in the area as he was uncomfortable with the more radical Whigs and their penchant for mob violence. On a visit to Boston in 1769, he warily noted in his diary that "No Man may speak his Mind unless he thinks as the populace SayÿLast Saturday Night an Informer was tar[re]d and feather[e]d and carried through the streets for three hours" Despite his abhorrence of street intimidation, he supported the revolutionary cause and was a member of Southampton's Committee of Correspondence. Still, when a mob surrounded the county courthouse in August 1774 to block a royal takeover of the court, he wrote: "All opposition was in vain every Body submitted to our Sovereign Lord the Mob Now we are reduced to a State of Anarchy have neither Law nor any other rule except the Law of Nature." Still, Judd remained supportive of the cause and during the war served the town by recruiting soldiers for the Continental Army and meting out punishment to deserters. In 1786, Judd took a similarly dim view of the mob violence instigated by Daniel Shays and actively marched against him "to support the government." Following Shay's Rebellion, Judd remained a respected member of the community, serving in several town offices before his death in 1818.

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        Rural Improvements or Essays on the Most Rational Methods of Improving Estates; Accomodated to the Soil, Climate, and Circumstances of England

      London: J. Dodsley, 1775. London: J. Dodsley, 1775. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Contemporary calf, rubbed at the edges, surface marks, spine a little dry and lacking the lacking piece. Scattered light foxing; quite clean internally. With an inscription from William Miles conveying the book to the Marquis de la Lafayette "the friend of mankind, of rational well destin'd liberty & of a monarchical government, 22 Sept. 1812". In a separate hand "limited" has been inserted before monarchical. With Lafayette's stamp with his motto "Cur Non?" on the title page. Miles was a friend of Lafayette, having met him originally while in the navy during the American Revolution and then in 1790 and 1791 when he was sent to Paris. They continued their friendship and he is known to have spent a month with Lafayette at Chateau Lagrange in 1816. Lafayette attended his funeral the following year. (DNB) Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 043221.

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        Manuscrito. Sentencia Real sobre la notaría de Palamós, 1578] Dn. Francisco Xavier de Garma y Durán, Secretario del Rey. Regidor perpetuo de la Ciudad de Barcelona y Archivero por S.M. de el Real y General Archivo de la Corona de Aragón, establecido en la misma ciudad. Certifico, que entre los registros de tiempo del señor Rey D. Felipe II, que se hallan custodiados en dicho real Archivo de mi cargo, existe uno cubierto de pergamino intitulado. Sententiarum Locumtenentia. Visa supplicatione oblata per Mathaeum Balle Notarium Villa Palamosii.1 de febrero de 1578. [sigue otro manuscrito:] Executoria (sobre el mismo) fechada a 22 de septiembre de 1578.

      Barcelona, 1775 - 2 manuscritos. 31,5x21,5 cm.: I: 24 pp., papel verjurado con filigrana, letra clara y legible. II: 8 pp. Cada manuscrito con firma autógrafa del archivero real y sello de papel. Consta el importe pagado por el traslado. Dos manuscritos referentes a una sentencia real sobre la notaría de Palamós en 1578, cuya copia es solicitada por Antonio de Ciurana y Margarita de Ciurana y Ros, consortes y vecinos de La Bisbal, dados los documentos en Barcelona a 1 de diciembre de 1775. Firma autógrafa en cada uno de ellos de Francisco Xavier de Garma y Durán (1708-1783), heraldista y archivero, quien publicó diversos libros entre ellos "Adarga Catalana", en 1740, y fue nombrado director del Archivo de la Corona de Aragón.

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      London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1775.. London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1775.. [4],384pp. (errata bound after title). Octavo. Contemporary calf, rebacked with original backstrip laid down, gilt red label. Occasional foxing and a few minor spots, armorial bookplate on pastedown, offsetting from calf to margins of endsheets, but a very good copy. First edition, with the twelve- line errata. Copies with the six-line errata are properly the second edition (rather than "issue"), as much (but not all) of the text was reset for corrections and final revisions. Laid into this copy is the lower portion of a t.l.s. from the Drake firm assuring a former owner that it is the "correct first issue with the twelve line errata." COURTNEY & SMITH, p.122-3. FLEEMAN 75.1J/1a. CHAPMAN & HAZEN, p.151. ESTC T84319.

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      London - C. Bathurst et al., 1775. London - C. Bathurst et al., 1775 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An eighteenth-century edition of this famous mock-heroic poetby Samuel Butler. Prefaced by a brief biography of the authorHudibras was an extremely popular work with pirate copies and a spurious second part being issued before Butler could produce his genuine second part in 1664. It was highly praised with Voltaire in his Letters on the English saying I never found so much wit in one single book. Illustrated with 11 engraved plates (collated, missing four plates and the frontispiece) by William Hogarth. William Hogarth (10 November 1697 26 October 1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist who has been credited with pioneering western sequential art. Condition: Rebound in a half-morocco binding. Externally, sound, though rubbed, with some wear to the extremities. Loss to page 105-106, affecting the text, and also to the head of the plate facing page 105. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are heavily foxed throughout, with some old ink spills,pencilled annotations and handling marks also. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        TA., Paulinerstraße und Universitätskirche.

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) v. Leizel b. Acad. Imp. in Augsburg, um 1775, 29,5 x 37. Collection des Prospects. - Seitenverkehrte Darstellung nach Heumann. Unter der Ansicht eine Beschreibung in deutscher und franz. Sprache.

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        TA., Dom mit Neuen Markt und Paradeplatz.

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) v. Nabholz b. Acad. Imp. in Augsburg, um 1775, 26 x 39,5. Collection des Prospects. - Seltene Ansicht.

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        Le Venti Giornate dell’ Agricoltura e de’ Piaceri della Villa Nuova edizione, accresciuta di annotazione e di un‘ aggiunta. Dedicata all’ Eccellentissimo Veneto Magistrato de’ provveditori sopra li beni inculti e deputati all’agricoltura.

      Giambattista Bossini, Brescia 1775. XX, 570 Seiten mit gest. Porträt, gest. Titelvignette u. 6 gest. Tafeln. Gr.-8°. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenschild u. Vergoldung, marmorierte Einbanddeckel. - Leichte Gebrsp. Oberes Kapital etwas eingerissen. Mehrere kl. Wurmspuren im weissen Rand, vereinzelte kleine Stockfleckchen. Sehr schönes, sauberes, breitrandiges Exemplar in kräftigem Druck. - Sehr schöne Ausgabe. Selten. Klassiker der Landwirtschaft. „The edition published by the Accademia di Agricoltura Brescia 1775 may serve as a critical edition." (Ambrosoli, The Wild and the Sown: Botany and Agriculture in Western Europe 1350-1850, S. 120). "Geschätzt." (Ebert 8115).

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        Samlinger til Haderslev-Amts Beskrivelse,

      . forestillende dette Amts, Herreders, Sogners og Byers aeldre og nu vaerende Tilstand, med historiske Efterretninger om de i dette Amt hidindtil vaerende Herrer Amtmaend og Geistliges Liv og Levnet, samt andre Familier. Köbenhavn: F.C. Godiche, paa A. H. Godiches Efterleverskes Forlag og Bekostning, 1775. Med foldet kobberstukket prospekt. XIX + 539 + (7) s. Samtidigt helskindsbind med rig rygforgyldning. * Praesten og den historiske forfatter Peder Rhodes (1734-93) sjaeldne bog om Haderslev Amt er et vaerdifuldt kildeskrift, som har reddet en maengde oplysninger om personer og forhold, om antikviteter og om böndernes skikke, om sagnene og overtroen, som ellers ville vaere gaet i glemmebogen. Han er en livlig fortaeller, der krydrer sin bog med mange sma anekdoter og kuriöse bemaerkninger, som gör, at man selv i dag kan laese hans bog med fornöjelse og udbytte..

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        Instruction, die der König ausfertigen lassen, um vorläufug das Exercitium Seiner Infanterie darnach einzurichten. Vom dreyßigsten May 1775

      . Franz Levrault des Commandaments und der Königl. Intendanz Buchdruckerei, Straßburg, 1775. XIII/208 S./27 Bl. mit 26 gefalteten Kupferstichtafeln, original Pbd. der Zeit (etwas bestossen/unteres kapital ausgebrochen/gering fleckig/Name auf Titel).

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        Zimmermann bei der Arbeit

      . Aquarell über Bleistift auf Papier mit Wasserzeichen, unten rechts in Bleistift signiert: "Thormeyer fe" und verso bezeichnet: "Thormeyer ad nat del.", 11,5 x 14,0 cm. "Thormeyer ad nat del." steht auf der Rückseite der so beiläufigen wie virtuosen kleinen Zeichnung des Dresdner Architekten Gottlob Friedrich Thormeyer. Dass der Zeichner den Handwerker "nach der Natur" festhielt, ließe die Darstellung auch ohne die Beschriftung vermuten, so lebendig und frisch beschreiben Bleistift und Aquarell den kraftvoll agierenden Mann bei seiner Arbeit. Das Blatt ist klein, das Papier mit seinen Einschlüssen nicht für feine, bildhafte Zeichnungen, sondern eher für Notizen gedacht, der Graphitstrich ist merklich schnell aufs Papier gesetzt, und auch die farbige Fassung arbeit nicht fleißig ins Detail, sondern verdichtet, höht, setzt Schatten und arbeitet flüssig, zügig und stets mit dem Fokus auf die Bewegung der Figur. Thormeyer, der bis 1775 an der Dresdener Akademie Architektur und Perspektive studiert hatte, verband in seinem Werk die Baukunst und die Zeichnung. Er arbeitete sowohl als Zeichner landschaftlicharchitektonischer Prospekte als Druckvorlagen für Vedutenbände, trat aber auch mit Entwürfen für kleine Architekturen wie Gartenpavillons und Grabmäler in Erscheinung. Seit 1816 war Thormeyer Hofbaumeister und seitdem an größeren und repräsentativeren Projekten beteiligt, etwa dem Umbau des Opernhauses am Zwinger oder der Meißener Elbbrücke. Gelegenheitsskizzen wie das Aquarell des Zimmermannes, der in Rückenansicht an einem Bock steht und mit sichtlicher Kraft und Körperspannung einen Stamm durchsägt, sind in Thormeyers OEuvre bisher unbekannt. Doch weist das Aquarell den Künstler sowohl als scharfen Beobachter, als auch als versierten Zeichner und Aquarellisten aus. "Nach der Natur" wird Thormeyer die Szene in einer Werkstatt oder eher noch auf einer Baustelle skizziert haben, ohne Vorlauf, spontan und absichtslos in Hinsicht auf eine spätere Verwendung. Der Zeichner präsentiert den Handwerker leicht schräg von hinten, er umfährt Werkzeug Körper und Hut mit raschem, skizzierenden Strich und entwickelt die Figur dann nicht über die Kontur, sondern ganz plastisch aus der Farbe heraus. Der freie, souveräne Duktus der zügigen Pinselstriche verdichtet und modelliert Falten, Bäusche und Stauchungen der Kleidung, hebt in farbigen Akzenten die Lederschürze, die festen Stiefel und den großen Hut mit der hochgeklappten Krempe hervor. Thormeyers schwungvoller, kräftiger Strich korrespondiert überzeugend mit dem schwungvollen, kräftigen Agieren seines Modells und lässt eine überzeugende, lebendige Momentaufnahme entstehen.

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        Histoire de Maurice, Comte de Saxe, Duc de Courlande et de Sémigalle, Maréchal-Général des camps & armées de sa Majesté très-chrétienne. Nouvelle édition corrigée et considérablement augmentée, dédiée au Roi.

      Paris, Philippe-Denys Pierres 1775 - 2 volumes in-4 [280 x 215 mm]. Collation : portrait, (8), XVI, 8, 526 pp., 24 pl. / (8), 524, (4) pp., 21 pl. Maroquin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, filets d'encadrement sur les plats avec fleurons d'angle, tranches dorées. (Reliure de l'époque.) Illustré par un portrait, 37 plans, 7 cartes et 1 gravure. Maurice de Saxe (1696-1750), le vainqueur de Fontenoy, est considéré comme le plus grand militaire de son temps. Petits défauts aux reliures. Bel exemplaire en maroquin rouge de l’époque, imprimé sur grand papier. // You can browse all my books on

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        Des Freyherrn von Sind Churcöllnischen Obersten eines Cavallerieregiments und ersten Stallmeisters vollständiger Unterricht in den Wissenschaften eines Stallmeisters mit einem Lehrbegrif der Pferdearzneykunst. Neue, durchaus und auch mit einem Lehrbegrif der Pferdearzneykunst vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage

      G?ngen, Johann Christian Dieterich, 1775.. Göttingen, Johann Christian Dieterich, 1775.. Mit gest. Titelvignette und 15 gefalt. Kupfertafeln. 4 Bll., 1315 (recte 1335) S. HLdr. um 1850. 21,5 x 13 cm. Huth 44. - Tls. etwas fleckig, leicht gebrauchsspurig, aber insgesamt recht gutes Exemplar des voluminösen Werkes.

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        The Poems of Mr Gray

      London - Printed by H. Hughs and sold by J. Dodsley, 1775. London - Printed by H. Hughs and sold by J. Dodsley, 1775 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the poetry of Thomas Gray, with an extensive memoir of his life. Second edition. With an engraved frontispiece of Gray. Bookplate to front pastedownCondition: In a tree calf binding. Externally, sound, though with some wear to the extremities, including some rubbing. Front joint has failed, with board detached, and rear joint is tender. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just a few instances of foxing. Small institutional label to front pastedown. Pages are bright, though with some foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY..

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        A New Medical Dictionary; Or, General Repository of Physic. Containing an Explanation of the Terms, and A Description of the Various Particulars Relating to Anatomy, Physiology, Physic, Surgery, Materia Medica, Pharmacy, &c

      J. Johnson, 1775. J. Johnson. Good. 1775. B004256QU2 Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Boards with leather spine (recently expertly repaired), 37 cm., not paginated (entries are arranged alphabetically), with 25 plates at end of book including 'Chymical Characters' list. Figure poses in the engravings reflect the influence of Vesalius. Ori Spine restored. Good condition but for top right corner ffep (3 x 8 cm.) cut away, and ffep and title with vertical creases. Covers scuffed and worn and with corner losses. Bookplate on fep. . B004256QU2 .

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      - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: J. Almon, 1775.. London: J. Almon, 1775.. [2],66,[2]pp. Half title. Modern paper boards, paper label. An internally fine copy. This collection prints those portions of the entire journal of Congress for that session which had not been printed earlier for British readers in the British edition of EXTRACTS FROM THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS... (1774). Pages 57-66 reprint, in its first English edition, the Petition for the Redress of Grievances, the last real effort to reach a resolution with the Crown. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 74-84c. SABIN 15544.

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        Klassische Anmut

      . Feder in Braun auf Papier, unten rechts in Bleistift bezeichnet: "Garreis de Dresde", verso weitere Figurenstudie, 218 x 335 mm. Franz Gareis' Schaffen ist geprägt von einer Dichotomie der Kunstauffassungen, denen er sich gegenüber sah. 1775 als Sohn eines Klostertischlers in einen katholischen Haushalt geboren, wurde ihm bereits früh die Kunst des Barock vermittelt, zu dessen Tonigkeit und Formvielfalt er sich stets hingezogen fühlte. Die erste Ausbildung erhielt er allerdings in Dresden seit 1791 durch Casanova, Schenau und Graff. Die beiden letzteren hatten zwar künstlerisch den größten Einfluß auf den jungen Gareis, doch Casanova öffnete ihm die Türen zu den oberen Gesellschaftskreisen. Zusammen mit Fürst Nikolai Putjatin reiste er zwischen 1795 und 1796 in das ehemals russische Narwa. Im folgenden machte er die Bekanntschaft mit Ludwig Tieck und verkehrte in Halle im Hause Johann Friedrich Reichardts, der ausgedehnte Kontakte zu den führenden Dichtern und Denkern der Klassik und Frühromantik unterhielt. Bis 1799 hielt sich Gareis in Leipzig und Dresden auf, wo er auf der Akademieausstellung ein Gemälde mit Diana und Endymion präsentierte. Dies war das erste Bild Gareis', das ein mythologisches Thema behandelte. Die vorangegangenen Arbeiten schwelgten meist in barocker Tradition und Religiosität. Von nun an begann Gareis sich beständig auf den Klassizismus hinzuentwickeln, stets aber eine barocke Leichtigkeit im Stich mit sich führend, wie auch unser Blatt beweist. Die Komposition mutet zwar klassisch an, doch die Line genügt sich selbst in ihrem Spiel der eigenen Variation. Man spürt die Freude am Volumen und den Drang zur Bewegung. Bevor sich für Gareis die prägende Möglichkeit einer Reise nach Paris ergab beteiligte er sich zusammen mit seinem Dresdner Freund Philipp Otto Runge 1801 an der Preisaufgabe Goethes, der erwartungsgemäß die eingereichten Arbeiten beider nicht prämierte. In Paris schließlich fand Gareis die verdiente Anerkennung, sein Stil wandte sich stärker dem Klassizismus unter stetiger Bekämpfung seiner barocken Veranlagung zu. Unser Blatt gehört zu einer Gruppe gleich großer, ebenfalls in brauner Feder ausgeführten, Studien im Kunsthistorischen Museum Görlitz, die vermutlich aus den frühen Pariser Jahren stammen. Hier offenbart sich Gareis' Kunst als Synthese barock schwingender Linien und klassizistisch straffer Kompositionen.

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        Ad numismata regum veterum anecdota aut rariora accessio nova.

      Vienna Austriae, Ionnis Thomae Trattner, 1775.. 7 Bl., 108 Seiten, 5 Bl., und drei gefaltete Tafeln mit Münzabbildungen [Gütl Sc. (Philippe Jacob )], 8°, Oldr.. Einband etwas berieben, Rücken eingerissen, Titel mit alten hands.Notizen, leicht fingerfleckig, ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand, ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Beigebunden: Johannes Udalricus Thauonat: Materia tentaminis publici, quod in collegio regio Theresiano S. J. ex anni hujus scholastici praelectionibus subibit (Vienna, Trattner, 1775, 24 nn.Blätter) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Der Jesuit Erasmus Froelich (1700-1758) lehrte Geschichte an der Universität von Wien und war Münzspezialist

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        Philosophisches Lexikon der Religion, worinnen alle von den Ungläubigen angefochtenen Religionspunkte festgesetzet, und alle Einwürfe derselben beantwortet werden. Aus dem Französischen. 2 Bände.

      Augsburg, Veith, 1775.. 8°. LXXXVII, 686 SS., 1 Bl.; 2 Bll., 784 SS., mit 2 (wiederholten) gestoch. Titelvignetten Halb-Leder d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung. Fromm 19229. - Erste deutsche Ausgabe dieses zuerst 1772 erschienenen anti-aufklärerischen Werkes in der Übersetzung von Johann Christoph von Zabuesnig. - Der Jesuit Claude-Adrien Nonnotte, (1711 - 1793) war einer der eifrigsten Kritiker Voltaires. In seiner 1762 veröffentlichten Schrift "Erreurs de Voltaire" versuchte er dem berühmten Aufklärer akribisch Unrichtigkeiten und vermeintliche Fehler nachzuweisen. Auch sein "Dictionnaire philosophique de la religion" sollte einen Gegenentwurf zu Voltaires "Dictionnaire philosophique portatif" darstellen und in alphabetisch geordneten Beiträgen alle Einwände gegen die Religion widerlegen. Mit Texten über Aberglauben, Atheist, Beschneidung, Bibel, Chineser, Christenthum, Dreyeinigkeit, Duldung, Erbsünde, Evangelium, Ezechiel, Fanatismus, Freyheit, Geheimnisse, Gewißheit, Glauben, Gottesdienst, Joseph, Leidenschaften etc. - Die hübschen Einbände an Deckeln und Kanten leicht beschabt, Titel mit kleinen Stempeln aus dem Stift Zwettl, stellenweise gering gebräunt, kaum fleckig. Schönes, dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar.

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        Regole Armonichi

      Venezia: Zerletti, Gugl., 1775. Venezia: Zerletti, Gugl., 1775 Engraved frontispiece portrait of the dedicatee by Baratti, numerous examples of musical notation in text and 20 folding plates of engraved music. - XVI, 78 pp. [1] f. Original limp boards, uncut. 1775. First edition. This work consists of two parts, an introduction to both the elements of music and to keyboard accompaniment. His observations on the proper method of teaching singing aroused vigorous opposition from G.B. Mancini. In the second edition of 1797 there were new sections on singing and counterpoint. Manfredini (1737-99) spent 11 years in Russia rising to become Maestro of the Imperial Court's Italian Opera; Later he was relegated from this position, becoming among other things, harpsichord teacher to Paul Petrovitch, heir to the throne and dedicatee of this work. An uncut copy, with a small , unobstrusive water stain, at end and the beginning. See: RISM B VI, 533. Fétis V, 427. Eitner VI, 299.

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        L' Art de lever les plans. De tout ce qui a rapport à la guerre et à l'architecture civile & champêtre. Dédié a Monseigneur le Duc de Berry. Par-; Seconde édition. Corrigée et augmentée

      Paris, Jombert, 1775.. Paris, Jombert, 1775.. 1775. One white leaf, engrd. frontispice, XVI, 269(3) pp., 5 folding tables, 6 fldg. engrd. plates, 1 blank. Full contemporary mrbld. calf w. red morocco letter-piece gilt. Binding a bit rbbd. & worn, plates partially w. worming mainly in lower margin. ¶ Rather RARE. Early edition (the first edition published in 1763) with the ExLibris of the Dutch bibliographer Prof. Dr. C. KOEMAN verso first blank. Not in Poggendorff. BRUNET only quotes later editions. * For the author in extenso NBG., VOL.15, COL. 260. ** Chez BRUNET seulement des éditions du 19 ème siècle.

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        Kurze Nachricht von dem Gerechten Urtheile wider einige Massowische Einwohner, wegen verübten Strassen-Raubes und Mordes, welches den 17ten November d. J. 1775 zu Alten-Stettin vollstrecket worden, zum Besten der Armen der Presse überlassen

      Stettin, Effenbart 1775.. Stettin, Effenbart 1775.. 16 S. HLdr. des 19. Jhdt. 4°. Eine Reihe Bewohner des mecklenburgischen Massows ermordeten brutal die fünf Passagiere einer Kutsche, schlesische Gesandte die durch die nahegelegen Heide bei Naugarten fuhren. Die Leichen wurden dort vergraben, die Beute unter den Tätern verteilt, der Anführer nahm den Mittätern einen Schwur zur Verschwiegenheit ab. Einige Jahre später versuchte einer der Beteiligten von dem Anführer einen finanziellen Nachschlag einzufordern, sein Erpresserbrief landete allerdings bei den Justizbehörden. Die insgesamt elf Beteiligten wurden verhaftet, gestanden unter der scharfen Befragung, verteidigten sich aber mit der Behauptung, sie hätten die Reisenden als russische Marketender angesehen und beriefen sich auf das Kriegsrecht. Die über zwei Instanzen gehende Verhandlung endete letztendlich mit mehreren Todesurteilen und lebenslangen Haftstrafen. Einer der Delinquenten beging nach Verkündigung des Urteils Suizid in seiner Zelle. - Titelblatt etwas fleckig.

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        Versuch einer nähern Bestimmung des Baums des Erkenntnisses Guten und Bösen, in einem Schreiben an einen Freund

      Berlin, Decker 1775.. Berlin, Decker 1775.. 32 S. Rückenbroschur. ADB XXXVI, 5; Fikenscher, Gelehrtes Fürstenthum Baireuth IX, 72. - Über KVK nur in der UB Freiburg nachweisbar. - Steinmetz (1733-1779) war Archidiakon und Camerarius in Kulmbach. Neben theologischen Werken veröffentlichte Steinmetz auch einiges über Bienen.

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

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

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        Annee Galante ou Etrenne a l'Amour / Contes! Enrichis de Figures et d'Ariettes. 13 lose Blätter mit Orig.-Kupferstichen auf China-Papier (gest. illustr. Titel und 12 gest. erot. illustr. Monatsblätter).

      Ohne Ort und Verlag, 1775 [d. i. Bruxelles 1876].. 8°. Blattgröße: 20 x 13,8 cm; Plattengr.: 16,5 x 10,3 cm Moderne Mappe mit Fronttitel.. Sehr seltene und eindeutig erotische Folge als kleiner Führer durch das Jahr, illustriert mit 13 feinen Kupferstichen. Für diese Folge wurden die Kupfer der Orig.-Ausgabe von 1773 neu nachgestochen. Neben dem Frontispiz gibt es 12 Monatsblätter, die in der oberen Hälfte eine kleine explizit erotische Szene zeigen und darunter den passenden losen Text, ebenfalls gestochen. Zu dieser Folge kann auch noch ein 41 seitiger Textteil gehören, jedoch verweist Dutel A-82 darauf, dass die Tafeln auch ohne den Textteil erschienen sind: "Il existe la meme edition des planches gravees sans le texte imprime". Was vielleicht sogar Sinn macht, denn Gay-Lem. I, 227 hält den Textteil für platt und überflüssig: "(...); mais les contes eux-memes sont tres plats, et il n'en est pas un digne d'etre conserve", wogegen er die Qualität der Kupfer lobt. Titelblatt mittig mit leichter Knickspur. Bll. am unteren Rand vereinzelt mit kl. leichtem Braunfleck, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. Gay-Lem. I, 227; Galitzin 105; Dutel A-82; Vrain 2. Selten. -------- English description available on request. Traduction francaise sur demande.

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        The Constitution of England, or, An Account of The English Government

      Spilsbury, Kearsley, 1775. Spilsbury, Kearsley. Hardcover. In the original leather binding is a little tired, the front board has detached and the rear board is cracked and held by the threads. The edges and corners are all fairly rubbed, the spine leather is somewhat dry and brittle and is cracking here and there and the heads of the spine have worn and chipped to just below the level of the binding. Internally, the front board has an owner's plate on the pastedown and the endpaper is still attached. The pages have a deep exterior tone and there are light intermittent patches of foxing within the pages. The pages are held securely within the binding of this first edition. . Good. 1775.

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        History of Tom Jones, The; A Foundling (Complete in 3 Volumes)

      Printed and Sold by Alex Weir; Paisley., 1775. Printed and Sold by Alex Weir; Paisley., 1775. Good+. Contemporaneous full morocco. Volume 2 missing lower board. Spine edges largely split but held fast by five strings. Neat penned gift inscription in conetmporaneous hand to fly-leaf of each volume. Light thumbing and foxing. . Early edition. . Hard. 12mo. 7". . Good+.

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        Altkolorierter Kupferstich mit Darstellung eines Wiener jüdischen Trödlers. Aus der Serie von C. Brand "Zeichnungen nach dem gemeinen Volke besonders der Kaufruf in Wien". Gezeichnet von C. Brand, gestochen von J. Mansfeld.

      (Wien, ca. 1775).. Hochformat ca. 36 x 25 cm (Blattgröße: 48 x 35,5 cm).. *Blatt 12 aus der Serie des berühmten Kupferstichwerkes von Wiener Typen ("Kaufruf in Wien"), das 1775 in insgesamt 45 Tafeln erschien. Die reizvoll gestochene und schön kolorierte Tafel ist künstlerisch und drucktechnisch von hervorragender Qualität und auf dem bestem Niveau der Zeit. Dargestellt ist ein Wiener Jude (Trödler) in voller Gestalt und typischer Kleidung mit Kopfhaube und Hut und allerlei Trödel. - Vollrandig und gut erhalten (digitales Foto auf Anfrage).

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        Asia, Generalmap, anno 1775 Vaugondy

      Asia, ,1775. Asia, Generalmap, anno 1775 Vaugondy Generalmap of Asia, edited by Vaugondy, anno 1775, size of the leaf: 51 x 68 cm.. Clean print, wide margins, with the northern part of Australia..

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        Poroa Anzel-cynnan: Or A Compleat View Of The Manners, Customs, Arms, Habits, &c. Of The Inhabitants Of England, from the Arrival of the Saxons, till the Reign of Henry the Eighth. With A Short Account Of The Britons, during the Government of the Romans. [3 volumes in 2]

      Published by Benjamine White 1775-1776, London - , first book contains volumes 1-3 of text: iv, [2], 112, [2] 129, [1], [4], 187, 189-192, [10]; second book contains all 158 plates for the 3 volumes, plus 2 hand-drawn leaves of sketches in the same style as the illustrations inserted at front of book First Edition , boards detached, spine ends chipped, scuffed at corners and spine, externally worn, text and plates clean, internally in good condition , contemporary full tree calf, gilt titles and decoration at spine Quarto Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sämmtliche Schriften. Neue verbesserte Auflage.

      Leipzig, M. G. Weidmanns Erben und Reich, und Caspar Fritsch, 1775.. 10 Bde. in 6. Mit zus. 10 gest. Frontispizen (dav. 1 Portrait) und 10 gest. Titelvignetten. Lederbände der Zeit mit doppelten goldgepr. Rückenschildchen und hübscher Rückenvergoldung. Dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Buntpapiervorsätze. 8vo.. Zweite Auflage der ersten Gesamtausgabe (zuvor 1769-74 erschienen). Bd. 10 bringt "Christian Fürchtegott Gellerts Leben" von Johann Andreas Cramer. - Einbände unbedeutend berieben; innen wie stets durchgehend etwas braunfleckig; insgesamt einheitlich dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar eines "A.W." (so die Besitzerinitialen am Rückenschildchen) - Goedeke IV/1, 78, 23. Rümann 314.

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        Porträt des Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein (1757 Nassau - Cappenberg 1831)

      . Schabkunstblatt von Peter Joseph Lützenkirchen (1775 Köln - Frankfurt am Main 1820) nach eigenem Gemälde. In der Platte unterhalb der Darstellung signiert, bezeichnet und betitelt: "gemalt und geschaft von P. J. Lützenkirchen Frankfurt a/m. Freiherr vom Stein Staats=Minister.". Papiermaß: 48,6 x 33,9 cm, Plattenmaß: 33,3 x 25,8 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein (1757 Nassau - Cappenberg 1831). Preußischer Staatsmann.

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        Traité des Erreurs Populaires sur la Santé [Relié à la suite] Des Spécifiques en Médecine

      - Deux rares ouvrages de médecine du XVIIIe siècle reliés en un volume : 1/ BIENVILLE, J.D.T. de. Traité des Erreurs Populaires sur la Santé. La Haye: Pierre-Fréderic Gosse, 1775. In-8°. 8-300-(2)pp. [manque les feuilles A1-A2 comme dans les trois autres exemplaires que nous avons consultés, peut-être une préface qui a été retirée avant la mise en circulation de l'ouvrage ou simplement une erreur d'édition]. 2/ GASTELLIER, René. Des Spécifiques en Médecine. Paris: Didot, 1783. iv-163-(1)pp. (Epître dédicatoire adressée à Monsieur [ Benjamin ] Franklin). Reliure plein cuir d'époque (dos à 5 nerfs orné de caissons dorés et d'une pièce de titre, manque la coiffe supérieure, mors en partie fendus mais toujours solides, manque de cuir sur le haut du dos, les coins et les bords inférieurs, traces de frottements, tranches rouges, intérieur en parfait état sans taches ni rousseurs, ancienne notice manuscrite sur le contreplat avant). Format 13 x 20 cm. [Bienville est plus connu pour son "Traité de la nymphomanie, ou de la fureur utérine" mais cet ouvrage est beaucoup plus rare.]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Samlinger til Haderslev-Amts Beskrivelse

      forestillende dette Amts, Herreders, Sogners og Byers ældre og nu værende Tilstand, med historiske Efterretninger om de i dette Amt hidindtil værende Herrer Amtmænd og Geistliges Liv og Levnet, samt andre Familier. København: F.C. Godiche, paa A. H. Godiches Efterleverskes Forlag og Bekostning, 1775. Med foldet kobberstukket prospekt. XIX + 539 + (7) s. Samtidigt helskindsbind med rig rygforgyldning.. Præsten og den historiske forfatter Peder Rhodes (1734-93) sjældne bog om Haderslev Amt er et værdifuldt kildeskrift, som har reddet en mængde oplysninger om personer og forhold, om antikviteter og om bøndernes skikke, om sagnene og overtroen, som ellers ville være gået i glemmebogen. Han er en livlig fortæller, der krydrer sin bog med mange små anekdoter og kuriøse bemærkninger, som gør, at man selv i dag kan læse hans bog med fornøjelse og udbytte

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        Official Letters to the honorable American Congress, Written, during the War between the United Colonies and Great Britain, by his Excellency, George Washington, Commander in Chief of the Continental Forces, now Presiden

      London: Printed for Cadell Junior and Davies, G.G. and J. Robinson, B. and J. Whilte, W. Otridge and Son, J. Debrett, R.. viii, 364; [4], 384 pp. Contemporary mottled calf, six compartments, four decorated in gilt with flags and crown, red morocco title and black volume number labels, marbled endpapers. First edition. Sabin 101731. Howes W142. ESTC N491151. Second issue without half-title and portrait. The letters cover the period from June 24, 1775 to December 31, 1778. John Carey, the editor, planned to published other volumes of the later correspondence of Washington but no more were published. A very good set, boards rubbed, small circular scuff worn through to rear board of one volume, fly leaves toned opposite the endpapers, text quite sharp, armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Provenance: Otis E. Weld (bookplate).

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