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      Watertown, Ma. 1775. - 29pp. Half title. Contemporary ownership inscription on front wrapper. Somewhat tanned, scattered foxing. Very good. William Gordon, later one of the first American historians of the Revolution, reflects on the situation of the Continental Congress in a sermon before the General Court of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress on July 19, 1775. Gordon himself was, "a vigorous partisan of independence and in 1775 was made chaplain to both houses of the Provincial Congress assembled at Watertown. Congress possessed great confidence in him and voted him a good horse and access to the prisoners of war." Of the forthcoming conflict, Gordon says in his address: "He who does not mean to bear a part in the public burdens of the day, but to escape wholly unhurt in property and person is no patriot; while he that, instead of serving, designs only to serve himself of the public, to acquire riches and raise a fortune out of the general calamity, must be really the worst of men, cannot deserve the protection of the state, and when discover'd must be detested by every true son and daughter of liberty, as being a most odious character." AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE 168. ESTC W3243. EVANS 14073. SABIN 28010.

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        Letters and Journals: Written by the Deceased Mr Robert Baillie, Principal of the University of Glasgow Carefully Transcribed by Robert Aiken

      Edinburgh: Printed for W. Gray, Edinburgh; and J. Buckland and G. Keith, London 1775 - Please note that at 1.4Kg. this book will require additional postage outside of the UK. | 8¼" x 5¼". [VIII] 456/462pp. | Complete in II volumes. Containing an impartial account of public transactions, civil, ecclesiastical, and military, both in England and Scotland, from 1637 to 1662; a period, perhaps, the most remarkable that is to be met with in the British history. With an account of the author's life, prefixed; and a glossary, annexed. Baillie, Robert (1602–1662), was a Church of Scotland minister and author, son of James Baillie, merchant burgess of Glasgow, and Helen Gibson, and born in Saltmarket Street, Glasgow, on 30 April 1602. He attended Glasgow grammar school and between 1617 and 1620 the University of Glasgow, graduating MA. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Poor. Raised bands and spine ends worn. Marbled boards now faded and rubbed heavily. Dunnichen Library plates to both pastedowns. Previous owners' gift inscription to the first blank and title page. Pages lightly age-tanned. Slightly fragile with age now, with scattered spotting and some toning to the leaves. Hardback [¼ Leather] (No Dust Wrapper.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Descriptions des arts et metiers. Tome III

      Imprimerie de la La Société Typographique, 1775. Faites ou approuvées par Messieurs de L'Academie Royale des Sciences de Paris: avec figures en taille-douce. Nouvelle Edition. Publiée avec observations, & augmentée de tout ce qui a été ecrit de mieux fur ces matieres, en Allemagne, en Angleterre, en Suisse, en Italie. Tome III: contenant: l'art du Tanneur, du Chamoifeur, du Mégiffier, du Corroyeur, du Parcheminier, de l'Hongroyeur, de travailler les cuirs dorés & argentés, du Cordonnier, du Paumier & de la paume. Numerose incisioni su tavole f.t. 8vo. pp. 603 + tavole. Molto Buono (Very Good). Abrasioni e fori di tarlo alla copertina. Pagine interne e tavole in ottimo stato (Abrasions and little holes at covers). .

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        An account of Sir Isaac Newton's philosophical discoveries

      Unknown 1775 - Clean hardback tightly bound in brown calf with gilt titles on a red spine panel, 7 raised spine bands, a recent professional rebind with the original boards retained inc. gilt dentelles, corners neatly repaired, new endpapers, but retaining original owner's inscription (given to Fanny Winfield on Christmas day 1775, when she was 11!) on the front pastedown, and a different name on the dedication page, otherwise no inscriptions. The first three original leaves are missing (endpaper, half-title & title) so it starts with the dedication page, else all in excellent condition, including the six foldout plates. [vi of x] + xxvi + 412 pages, six plates, long introductory essay 'An account of the life and writings of the author'. As the title page is missing we are not 100% sure that this is the third (1775) edition; it may possibly be the second edition of 1750 - the pagination is the same for both. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia: Printed and sold by Hall and Sellers, 1775. xxi,536,22,[12],3pp. Folio. Half calf and marbled boards, leather label, in antique style. Two faint old library stamps and embossed blindstamp on titlepage, minor foxing. Very good. In a cloth clamshell case. An important and useful one-volume digest of the colonial laws of Pennsylvania, collecting all of the acts of the Pennsylvania assembly still in force, beginning in 1700 and running through September 1775. This major law book effectively became the basis for all provincial law as it translated to the new state. Also given are the short titles of expired laws. Edited by the Pennsylvania Assembly member and eventual Loyalist, Joseph Galloway. The twenty-two-page appendix has a separate titlepage. This copy with the 3pp. addendum at the end, which is not always present. TOWER COLLECTION 754. SABIN 59820. HILDEBURN 3147. EVANS 14364. NAIP w006509.

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      1775. LA CHAMBRE ROYALE & SYNDICALE DES LIBRAIRES & IMPRIMEURS DE PARIS. VERS 1775. In - 12.Carré. Relié plein cuir. A restaurer. Plats abîmés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais. XXXV + 381 pages - TRanches rosées - Absence des pages de titre et faux - titre - Derniere page de garde desolidarisée - Manques sur les plats (coins et tranches) et absence du dos. SIGNE "LE BEGUE" ET "SAILLANT".

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      Glocester: R. Raikes, 1775. xvi,[9]-51,[1]pp. Dbd. Light dust soiling to title page and final leaf. Moderate tanning. Very good. Tucker was a British economist and longstanding opponent of colonialism who wrote several tracts arguing that the British should forego their effort to retain the American colonies. In the present tract Tucker advocates "throwing off" the colonies so that Great Britain might rid herself of the "indignities" the colonies have heaped upon the mother country. An interesting, if less grounded in political philosophy, form of domestic support for colonial independence in Great Britain. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 75-146a. ESTC T51502. SABIN 97358.

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      - POR M. MARIA DA CAZA, E SOCIEDADE, Censor Regio, e Professor de Mathematica no Collegio Mazarino. Traduzido do Francez. COIMBRA: NA REAL OFFICINA DA UNIVERSIDADE. M.DCC.LXXV. [1775]. In 8º (de 21x14 cm) com xvi, 359 pags. Encadernação da época inteira de pele. Ilustrado com 12 gravuras desdobráveis em extra-texto com desenhos de geometria descritiva linear e no espaço; sistemas mecânicos de desmultiplicação das forças; etc. 1ª edição desta obra. Inocêncio não menciona. Location/localizacao: SDC - sala

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        Beobachtungen und Anmerkungen auf Reisen durch Deutschland. In Fragmenten und Briefen.

      Mit gest. Titelvign., IV, 544 S., 4 Bl., rest. Pappband mit hs. Rückenschild, durchgeh. etw. stockig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Unser Exemplar stammt aus einer Druckvariante der 11. Auflage, der letzten zu Lebzeitens Hallers erschienen Auflage. Diese gilt als seltener als die von Dunker illustrierte Ausgabe. Ohne das Porträtkupfer und ohne die Textvignetten von Dunker. Anstelle des Porträtkupfers verwendet ist Dunkers Titelkupfer aus der Ausgabe von Hallers "Poesies" (Bern 1775), das im Hintergrund die Stadt Bern und die Alpenkette zeigt, im Vordergrund Hallers Büste. - Lundsgaard-Hansen 571 ("Andere Exemplare ohne Portrait u. Abb.") vgl. Goedeke IV/1,24,2m Balmer, Haller 36f. ..."Eines der bedeutendsten Dokumente der Lyrik der Frühaufklärung, die sich unter dem Einfluß der Aufklärungsphilosophie eines Leibniz oder Wolff .. von der Tradition des Spätbarocks löst. Neben Lehrgedichten enthält das Bändchen Satiren auf die Verhältnisse in Bern, der berühmteste Text aber ist das Lehrgedicht "Die Alpen".. - KNLL).

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        Abhandlung von den Hysterisch- und Hypochondrischen Nerven-Krankheiten beider Geschlechter oder von den Vapeurs in welcher man bemühet ist, mit einer gründlichen Theorie eine auf Wahrnehmung gegründete Heilungsart zu verbinden.

      Breslau und Leipzig, Verlag Johann Ernst Meyern, 1775. Nach der vierdten Ausgabe aus dem Französischen übersetzet von Johann Adolph Gladbach XXII, 527 Seiten 18,5 cm, Original-Halbledereinband Rücken leicht berieben, zu Beginn wenige kaum störende Anstreichungen (von alter Hand) Versand D: 3,00 EUR

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        Verklaring der Unie van Utrecht. Vooraf gaat de vertaling van't latynsche werk van N. Bondt, bestaande (behalve de opdragt en voorrede) in de verklaring der inleiding, en van't eerste, tweede, en derde, artikel der Unie van Utrecht. 2e druk.

      Utrecht, J. van Schoonhoven en Comp., 1775-1777.4 volumes. Contemporary vellum. With engraved frontispiece by Noach van der Meer after G. Backer.The Union of Utrecht was a treaty signed on 23 January 1579 in Utrecht, the Netherlands, unifying the northern provinces of the Netherlands, until then under the control of Habsburg Spain. The Union of Utrecht is regarded as the foundation of the Republic of the Seven United Provinces and the constitution. It was followed by the Act of Abjuration (Plakkaat van Verlatinghe), the declaration of independence by many of the provinces of the Netherlands from Spain in 1581, during the Dutch Revolt. - The first major monographic study on the subject. - A very fine set.

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

      Kupferstich 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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        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) Sehr gut Versand D: 5,50 EUR Hamburg Vedute Ansicht

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        Autograph receipt signed. Vienna, 1. IV. 1775.

      1775. Oblong 4to. ½ page. Confirming the receipt of 300 guilder: "Io sottocritto a ricevuto dal Sig. Gaetano Carrara fiorini trecento, d'egli mi paga d'ordine del Sig. Giuseppe Tanzi mio procuratore in Milano: e questi sono a conto del mio soldo colà da lui esatto per l'anno corrente [...]". - Spotty.

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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 allagricoltura.

      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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        An Inquiry into the Principles of the Distribution of Wealth most conducive to Human Happiness. A New Edition by William Pare.

      Octavo. XXXII, 463 pages. Hardcover (contemporary, blindstamped publisher's cloth covered boards). The corners stronger bumped but this extremely rare volume in overall good to very good- condition with some clear signs of external wear. This second edition of special interest because of the editor William Pare's lengthy preface in which he talks about Thompson's philosophy, biography and his early decision to turn vegetarian and teetotal. William Thompson (1775 28 March 1833) was an Irish political and philosophical writer and social reformer, developing from utilitarianism into an early critic of capitalist exploitation whose ideas influenced the Cooperative, Trade Union and Chartist movements as well as Karl Marx. Born into the Anglo-Irish Ascendancy of wealthy landowners and merchants of Cork society, his attempt to will his estate to the cooperative movement after his death sparked a long court case as his family fought successfully to have the will annulled. According to E. T. Craig, this decision to will his estate to the cooperative movement was taken after a visit to the pioneering Ralahine Commune. Born in Cork, William was the son and heir of one of the most prosperous merchants of that city, Alderman John Thompson, who held, amongst other offices, that of Mayor in 1794. William inherited the small trading fleet and landed estate near Glandore, West Cork after his father's death in 1814. Rejecting the role of absentee landlord commonly led by those of a similar situation, William based his living quarters on the estate and despite many travels, invested much time with the tenants on the estate introducing agricultural innovations, services and education for children aimed at improving the welfare and prosperity of the families present. Victim of weak health from an early age, Thompson became a non-smoker, teetotaller and vegetarian for the last 13 years of his life. These abstemious habits, he explained helped him in concentrating on his reading and writing. Nonetheless, by the 1830s he was suffering from a chest affliction that finally killed him on 28 March 1833. He had never married and left no direct heir. An enthusiastic student of the writers and ideas of the Enlightenment, particularly Condorcet, Thompson became a convinced egalitarian and democrat. His support for the French Revolution earned him the label of "Red Republican" from Cork society and his support for advocates of Catholic emancipation in elections further alienated him from the rest of his wealthy Protestant kith and kin. Thompson was greatly impressed by the utilitarianism of Jeremy Bentham with whom he corresponded and established a friendship, later staying at the English philosopher's house for several months in 182122 while visiting London. As well as Bentham, Thompson read and corresponded with other utilitarian contemporaries such as James Mill and was influenced, both positively and negatively, by William Godwin and Thomas Malthus. His desire to overcome the limitations of Godwin's "intellectual speculations" and Malthus's "mechanical speculations" led him to propose a new synthesis: social science Thompson was the first to introduce this term would combine political economy's concern with scientific materialism with utilitarianism's concern with rational morality. It was the contrasting ideas of Godwin and Malthus that spurred Thompson into the project of research into the role of distribution in political economy that led him to London and, in 1824, the publication of "An Inquiry into the Principles of the Distribution of Wealth most conducive to Human Happiness" . Thompson had also become acquainted with the work of the French utopian socialists including Charles Fourier, Henri Saint-Simon and the economist Sismondi. In the Inquiry, Thompson follows the line of the labour theory of value put forward by Adam Smith. However he characterises the appropriation of the lion's share of surplus value by the capitalist owner of the tools of production as exploitation. He rejects the Malthus/Mill proposition that any increase in the wage of the workers can only result in their further immiseration, noting the self-serving nature of this theory for capitalists pressing for legislation to outlaw workers efforts to raise their wages. By applying the utilitarian principle of "the greatest good for the greatest number" to the existing and possible alternative schemes of distribution, Thompson comes down on the side of an egalitarian distribution of the product. One of Thompson's colleagues in the Cooperative movement, John Minter Morgan, made the observation that he was the first to coin the term competitive to describe the existing economic system. The case for the originality of this work is further made by Max Nettlau who states: "[Thompson's] book, however, discloses his own evolution having started with a demand for the full product of labour as well as the regulation of distribution, he ended up with his own conversion to communism, that is, unlimited distribution." In 1827 fellow "Ricardian socialist" Thomas Hodgskin published Labour Defended which also characterised the appropriation of the lion's share of the fruits of production by landlord and capitalist as exploitation defrauding the worker of the full product of their labour. However, Hodgskin proposed that the road to economic justice for the labourer was through a reformed competitive system. Thompson replied with Labor Rewarded defending cooperative communism against Hodgskin's unequal wages. Although he rejected the political and economic implications of Malthus' essay on population, Thompson recognised that, particularly in Ireland, unrestrained population growth did pose the threat of rising poverty. As such he was like Bentham and Francis Place an advocate of the benefits of contraception. Thompson's development of a critique of the contemporary status of women was most strongly influenced by his long-term close friendship with Anna Wheeler. He had met Wheeler while staying with Bentham and they moved in those utilitarian circles that included James Mill. It was the publication of the latter's "On Government" which called for the vote for men only, that aroused the fervent opposition of both Wheeler and Thompson and to the rebuttal in Appeal of One Half the Human Race... Thompson and others of the Cooperative movement have tended to be somewhat unfairly subsumed under the political label of Owenism. In fact, although his writings and social experiments at New Lanark had helped to bring the cooperative movement together, many, Thompson included, were critical of Owen's authoritarian and anti-democratic tendencies. Thompson further distrusted Owen's courtship of rich and powerful patrons, believing that the rich as a class could be never be expected to be in favour of any project of emancipation for the labouring poor as this would threaten their privilege. He also believed in the necessity of the workers in any co-operative community having eventual security of ownership of the community's land and capital property. He gained a considerable following within the cooperative movement for these positions and it was to distinguish themselves from Owen's positions that this wing of the movement began to adopt the label of "socialist or communionist" (Letter to "The Cooperative Magazine", London, November 1827, cited by OED as first documented use of socialist) rather than "Owenist". These differences led to open confrontation between Thompson and Owen at the Third Cooperative Congress held in 1832 in London. Owen, perhaps discouraged by the failure of his attempted community at New Harmony, maintained that it was necessary to wait for Government and Stock Exchange support and investment into large scale communities. Thompson and his supporters contended that they must move towards establishing independent small scale communities based on the movement's own resources. The argument was not resolved at that congress and by the following one Thompson was unable to attend probably as a result of the illness that was to lead to his death in another five months. Karl Marx had come across Thompson's work on a visit to Manchester in 1845 and cites it in passing in The Poverty of Philosophy (1847) and also in Capital itself. However the same can be said of other of the proto-socialist political economists such as Thomas Hodgskin, John Gray, John Francis Bray. It seems surprising then, that the likes of Beatrice and Sidney Webb would characterise Marx as "the illustrious disciple" of Thompson and Hodgskin. Sentiments also echoed by the likes of Harold Laski and other British historians of socialism. In this they were accepting the earlier thesis in Anton Menger's Right to the Whole Produce of Labour (1899), amalgamating all the aforementioned into a homogeneous category of Ricardian socialists which obscured the important differences between Thompson's communist critique of Hodgskin's "market libertarian" position. (Wikipedia) ______________________ PARE, WILLIAM (1805-1873), co-operator, son of John Pare, cabinet-maker and upholsterer, of Birmingham, was born there in 1805. He was apprenticed to his father, but became a reporter. He subsequently engaged in business as a tobacco and cigar retailer in New Street, Birmingham. Early in life he helped to found a mechanics' institution in that town, and joined the small group of men who were trying to obtain a reform in the parliamentary representation. He also took part in the agitation for the repeal of the test and corporation acts, and for Roman catholic emancipation. On the formation of the 'Political Union in 1830' he became a member of the council, when he advocated extension of the suffrage, shorter parliaments, and vote by ballot. On 7 Aug. 1832 he drafted and moved in the parish church three resolutions against the payment of church rates. The petition, then adopted and sent by him to Hume, was the last presented to the unreformed House of Commons. When the 'Reformers' Registration Society' was established in 1835, Pare became secretary. He was the first registrar of Birmingham under the act legalising civil marriages (6 and 7 Will. iv. c. 85). As a member of the charter committee appointed in 1837, he actively promoted the incorporation of the town, and was a member of the first town council. Meanwhile Pare had become widely known as an able disciple of Robert Owen [q. v.] Converted to his teaching by William Thompson of Cork, Pare was one of the founders in 1828 of the first Birmingham co-operative society, at the anniversary of which he presided on 28 Dec. 1829. In the following year he attracted notice by the lectures he gave in support of co-operation at Liverpool, Manchester, Bolton, Chester, and other places. From May 1830, when the first co-operative congress was held at Manchester, until 1838, he constantly attended the congresses as one of the secretaries. From 1832 he advocated the establishment of labour exchanges, and mainly through his efforts the one at Birmingham had some success. He was one of the trustees of the property bequeathed for co-operative purposes by William Thompson of Cork in 1833 and when the heirs-at-law instituted an action in the Irish court of chancery, he went to Ireland to watch over the interests of the trustees, lecturing at various co-operative centres on the way. He was vice-president of Owen's society, 'The Association of all Classes of all Nations,' of which the central board was established at Birmingham. He continued an active member of the board until its removal to London in 1840. Forced to resign his registrarship in consequence of his socialistic opinions, he left Birmingham in November 1842, when he was presented with a public testimonial. From 1842 to 1844 he was acting-governor of Owen's community at Queenwood, Hampshire. He removed to London in 1844, and as a railway statist he was frequently employed to prepare

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        Kupferstich - Karte, in 2 Blatt n. F.L. Güssefeld b. Homann Erben, "Borussia occidentale tabula" und "Tabula Regni Borussiae .".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1775 und 1780, je 57,2 x 44,6 (H) Jäger Nr. 197 und 200 m. Abb. S. 107. - Jeweils oben rechts die Titelkartusche. ( Die beiden Karten waren zum zusammensetzen konzipiert. Vergl. Jaeger, S. 280 ). Zeigt zusammengesetzt ganz Ost.- und Westpreussen. Mit insgesamt 3 Insetkarten, darunter auch eine Karte des Ermlandes.

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        <<I.>> Geschichte der Herzogthümer Schleswig und Hollstein. 4 Bde. Flensburg u. Leipzig, Korten, 1775-79. Mit 1 gestoch. Titelvign. u. 3 mehrf. gefalt. Stammtaf.- <<II.>> Geschichte (...) unter dem Oldenburgischen Hause... (Tle 3 u. 4 fortgesetzt v. D.H. Hegewisch). 4 Bde. Kiel, 1781-1802.- <<III.>> Heinze, V.A. Register zu ... Kiel, Mohr, 1797. <<IV.>> Kobbe, P.v. Schleswig-Holsteinische Geschichte. Altona, Hammerich, 1834.- Zusammen 10 Bände, davon 9 Hldr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. RSch. (teilweise beschabt) sowie 1 späterer Hlwd. (Rücken geklebt).

       1775 Komplette Reihe des bekannten Werkes vom Beginn der Landesgeschichte bis 1808.- Exlibris auf Spiegeln und jeweils alterhandschriftlicher Besitzvermerk von demselben auf Titel verso: \'Max Locht, Schleswig\'.- Nur der Ergänzungsband von Kobbe zum Beginn etwas feuchtrandig und teilweise etwas stockfleckig, sonst ordentliches Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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      New York: Printed for James Rivington, 1775. - 13,[2]pp. Modern half morocco and marbled boards. Heavy stains in margins. Contemporary ownership signature on titlepage. Good, untrimmed. An important installment in Samuel Seabury's series of pamphlets attacking the policies of the Continental Congress and other Revolutionary bodies. Seabury, the leading Tory spokesman in the American colonies, here addresses the Legislature of New York: "Only shew your willingness towards an accommodation, by acknowledging the supreme legislative authority of Great-Britain, and I dare confidently pronounce the attainment of whatever you with propriety, can ask, and the legislature of Great- Britain with honour concede." Needless to say, Seabury was unpopular. His works were frequently tarred, feathered, and nailed to a whipping post. Scarce. EVANS 14453. SABIN 78559. AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE 194. NAIP w037163. HEWLETT 194.

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        Sur les Finances. Ouvrage posthume de Pierre André******, Fils d'un bon Laboureur, mis au jour par Mr. *, Curé D*.

      A Londres 1775 - In-8 de VIII-293 pp., veau fauve, dos lisse orné, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Edition originale. Quatre planches et une carte repliées. « Cet ouvrage a été proscrit en 1776 et la police a fait tous ses efforts pour en arrêter le débit. C'est une diatribe sanglante contre les fermiers-généraux et contre ceux qu'ils employaient. Pour la rendre plus touchante l'auteur met en scène un malheureux, dont les suppôts de la ferme ont ruiné la famille et fait périr le père de chagrin » (Peignot I, 141). Trois cahiers déplacés, sinon bel exemplaire. INED, 4798 ; Kress, 7170. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Fruit Market". Reich gedeckter Marktstand, mit übervollen Obstkörben, links die Händlerin im Gespräch mit einer eleganten Kundin. Unten Inschrift und Wappen.

      Schabkunstblatt von R. Earlom und Jan Boeckhorst nach Frans Snyders bei John Boydell, dat. 1775, 36 x 57 cm. Nagler Bd. IV, S. 245: "Der grösste Schabkünstler Englands". Earlom "bereitete seine Platte mit einer höchst einzähnigen Wiege zu, daher boten sie in den dunklen Stellen den feinsten Sammt dar, warfen aber aus derselben Ursache auch nur eine geringe Anzahl von Abdrücken ab". - Aus der bekannten Folge: "Die vier Märkte". - In den Rändern nur minimal gebräunt. Künstlergraphik, Schabkunst

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        Faucon avec le colier [Collared Albanella Falcon]

      [Rome: Bouchard & Gravier, 1775. Etching with engraving, coloured by hand. Very good condition apart from some very light foxing. A beautiful, exuberant image from one of the rarest colour-plate bird books 'Recueil de cent-trente-trois Oiseaux des plus belle especes'.Maddalena Bouchard may be considered by some as a primitive among bird artists; however, while her birds are not true to nature in the conventional sense, they have more exuberance and charm than almost any other ornithological art with the possible exception of Manetti's Ornithologia (1765-76). Bouchard was also responsible for plates in Bonelli's Hortus Romanus (Rome 1772-93), which was also published by Bouchard and Gravier.The fierce falcon either alighting or taking off embodies the killer instinct, despite what at a later date might be called psychedelic eyes.Cf. Anker 53; cf. Nissen IVB 124; cf. Fine Birds Books (1990), p. 79; cf. Ripley and Scriber p. 37.

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        Travels through Portugal and Spain in 1772 and 1773...

      printed for the Author, 1775. Cm. 29, pp. (4) iv, 465 (7). Con una grande vignetta nel testo e 7 tavole f.t. (di cui alcune ripiegate) fra cui la grande carta geografica della Spagna. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro ai comparti. Piatti inquadrati da triplice filetto in oro, dentelles interne e belle sguardie marmorizzate. Qualche minime brunitura, peraltro esemplare marginoso e molto ben conservato. Alla prima carta di guardia un monogramma coronato in forma di timbro di possesso. Edizione originale, assai bella.

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        Autograph receipt signed.

      Vienna, 1. IV. 1775. - Oblong 4to. ½ page. Confirming the receipt of 300 guilder: "Io sottocritto a ricevuto dal Sig. Gaetano Carrara fiorini trecento, d'egli mi paga d'ordine del Sig. Giuseppe Tanzi mio procuratore in Milano: e questi sono a conto del mio soldo colà da lui esatto per l'anno corrente [.]". - Spotty.

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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. 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).

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        L'art du distillateur liquoriste; contenant le brûleur d'eaux-de-vie, le fabriquant de liqueurs, le débitant, ou le cafetier-limonnadier.

      [Paris: Desaint et Saillant], 1775. In-folio; x (Dédicace, Avant-propos), 153p. (les pages 101 à 104 sont reliées entre les pages 120 et 121 - cahier inversé), 16 planches gravées dont 3 dépliantes. Broché sous couvertures d'attente en papier gris, titre manuscrit sur le premier plat. Papier du dos manquant, petit trou de vers en marge intérieure du volume sans gravité, autrement en très bon état. Monographie rédigée dans le cadre de la "Description des Arts et Métiers", remarquable inventaire préparé depuis la fin du XVIIème siècle sous la houlette de l'Académie des Sciences et qui ne fut effectivement publié qu'à partir de 1761. La publication fut définitivement arrêtée en 1789 après avoir produit 113 sections ou cahiers largement illustrés décrivant quelque 74 arts et métiers, et "constituent peut-être le plus précieux inventaire à disposition pour l'étude de l'artisanat et des techniques à la naissance de la Révolution industrielle". (Armand Brulhart, "En Français dans le texte").

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        Etat du régiment des Gardes françoises du Roi, à la revue de sa Majesté, le 8 mai 1775.

      Paris, Lamesle, 1775, 1775 In-32, 1 f., 100 pp., 8 ff. blancs. Reliure plein maroquin rouge époque, dos lisse orné de filets et de petits fers au motif de fleurs de lys, triple filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, roulette sur les coupes, tranches dorées.

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        Beobachtungen und Anmerkungen auf Reisen durch Deutschland. In Fragmenten und Briefen.

      Mit gest. Titelvign., IV, 544 S., 4 Bl., rest. Pappband mit hs. Rückenschild, durchgeh. etw. stockig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Unser Exemplar stammt aus einer Druckvariante der 11. Auflage, der letzten zu Lebzeitens Hallers erschienen Auflage. Diese gilt als seltener als die von Dunker illustrierte Ausgabe. Ohne das Porträtkupfer und ohne die Textvignetten von Dunker. Anstelle des Porträtkupfers verwendet ist Dunkers Titelkupfer aus der Ausgabe von Hallers "Poesies" (Bern 1775), das im Hintergrund die Stadt Bern und die Alpenkette zeigt, im Vordergrund Hallers Büste. - Lundsgaard-Hansen 571 ("Andere Exemplare ohne Portrait u. Abb.") vgl. Goedeke IV/1,24,2m Balmer, Haller 36f. ..."Eines der bedeutendsten Dokumente der Lyrik der Frühaufklärung, die sich unter dem Einfluß der Aufklärungsphilosophie eines Leibniz oder Wolff .. von der Tradition des Spätbarocks löst. Neben Lehrgedichten enthält das Bändchen Satiren auf die Verhältnisse in Bern, der berühmteste Text aber ist das Lehrgedicht "Die Alpen".. - KNLL).

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        Physiognomik. Zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntniß und Menschenliebe. Vervollständigte neue Auflage der verkürzt herausgegebenen physiognomischen Fragmente. (Im Einverständnisse mit dem Verleger). 4 in 2 Bänden.

      8. Mit einem Titelportrait Lavaters (v. Jos. Stöber), 119 Kupfertafeln u. 2 gefalt. lithogr. Faksimiles. 2 Bll., 164 S. 1 Bl., 157 S. 1 Bl., 189 S. 1 Bl., 199 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg., goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. dreiseitigem Gelbschnitt. Dritte Ausgabe des erstmals 1775-78 unter dem Titel Physiognomische Fragmente erschienenen Werkes. Die zweite verkürzte Ausgabe wurde von Johann Michael Armbruster 1783 herausgegeben. - Trotz des neuen Weltbildes durch die Ideen der Aufklärung war das pseudowissenschaftliche Werk des Schweizer Pastors, in dem er eine Anleitung gibt verschiedene Charaktere anhand der Gesichtszüge und Körperformen zu erkennen, seiner Zeit ein großer Erfolg. J. W. v. Goethe selbst hatte sich von einer Mitarbeit überzeugen lassen und besorgte die Drucklegung. Lavater hatte eine sehr große Menge an Bildmaterial gesammelt und bearbeitet, darunter Silhouetten und Porträtzeichnungen von berühmten Persönlichkeiten u. Adeligen (u.a. Newton, Goethe, Friedrich II, Herder, Mendelssohn u. Frau von Stein) sowie auch von einfachen Leuten, Verbrechern und selbst Tieren. - Einbände etw. berieben. Tlw. schwach stockfleckig. Im letzten Band wenige Tafeln gelöst, sonst schönes Exemplar. - Goedeke IV/1, 263 Graesse IV, 126 vgl. Bautz IV, 1259-1267.

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        Carte reduite de ..le Cap de Bonne Esperance" - Indian Ocean Australia Philippines China sea map Karte Mannevillette Neptune Oriental

      seltene original Kupferstich See-Karte nach Mannevillette aus dem See-Atlas "Neptune Oriental" von 1775 - Blattmasse: ca. 75 x 53 cm - gut erhalten. rare original 18th century french nautical chart after Mannevillette out of the sea atlas "Neptune Oriental" from 1775 - size of sheet: circa. 29.5 x 20.9 inches - good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! - No copy! - No reprint!

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      Madrid. 34x23. 1775. 3 Vol. 891 + (798+178) + (430+514+LXII)Páginas. Pasta española. Buen estado de la Obra salvo últimas paginas tomo 2 con machas de humedad esquina arriba derecha(foto). Rara Obra y Difícil en comercio y completa.

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      Madrid. 1775. 15x10. Magnifica Obra de Ciencias de epoca,con sus 11 correspondientes láminas. 1a Edición. Difícil en comercio. 399pag + 9h tablas. Ref 9.8 Biblioteca AD.

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        Prospectus domus Regiae concentibus musicis Berolini consecratae versus ecclesiam chatolicam S. Heduigi. - Veduta della Casa Reale delle Opere . - Veue de la Maison . - Prospect des Königl. Opern - Hauses gegen der Catholischen S. Hedwigs Kirche zu Berlin".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Probst in Augsburg, um 1775, 26,5 x 40,5 Kiewitz 512; Sixt, Guckkasten, K 15; Ernst, Probst, G.B., Nr. 8. - Blick von der Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden" zum Opernhaus, mittig rechts i. Hgr. die St. Hedwigskirche.

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        Les loisirs du chevalier d'Eon de Beaumont, ancien ministre plénipotentiaire de France; sur divers sujets importants d'administration, &c. pendant son séjour en Angleterre.

      Amsterdam, 1775. 13 volumes in-8; environ 300p. par volume. Reliure d'époque en basane marbrée, dos lisse avec pièces de titre et de tomaison, jolies gardes de papier à la colle, tranches rouges. Reliure usagée mais solide: plusieurs coiffes arrachées, pièces de tomaison frottées, travail de vers sur les plats et galeries de vers marginales à plusieurs volumes, effleurant à peine le texte sur quelques feuillets. Très bon état général intérieur malgré les défauts cités. Ensemble peu courant de cet ensemble de pièces et réflexions variées et fort intéressantes, écrites durant le séjour forcé du chevalier en Angleterre de 1766 à 1777. Personnage hors normes, diplomate exceptionnel qui travailla toujours dans l'ombre mais aussi économiste et brillant militaire, le chevalier d'Eon passa de nombreuses années à la cour de Russie (où il fut introduit en 1755 sous un déguisement féminin qui lui permit d'obtenir une place de lectrice auprès de l'impératrice), puis à Londres comme ministre plénipotentiaire. Les rapports directs et secrets qu'il entretenait avec Louis XV lui valurent cependant l'hostilité de la Cour et en particulier de Madame de Pompadour, et le roi céda à regret aux pressions de son entourage en extradant le chevalier, tout en lui conseillant de se mettre sous la protection du peuple anglais. Les textes ici rassemblés témoignent des intérêts variés de l'auteur: Recherches historiques sur la Russie, la Pologne, l'Alsace, les royaumes de Naples et Sicile; recherches sur le commerce, la navigation, les charges, les péages, le célibat...; examen de la banque de Law; Observations sur l'Angleterre, l'Ecosse, et les colonies anglaises en Amérique; dissertations sur le commerce du blé, les enfants trouvés, la gabelle, les aides, les impôts, la taille, les finances, le tabac; situation de la France en Inde...

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        Johann Wolfgang Goethe - Tagebücher 1-5 : Historisch-kritische Ausgabe [komplett]

      5 Teile in 10 Bänden (jeweils ein Text- & ein zugehöriger Kommentarband) Band 1.1-2 Tagebücher 1775 - 1787 (ISBN 3-476-01389-8 bzw. 3-476-01390-1, 1998), Band 2.1-2 Tagebücher 1790 - 1800 (ISBN 3-476-01391-X bzw. 3-476-01392-8, 2000), Band 3.1-2 Tagebücher 1801 - 1808 (ISBN 3-476-01393-6 bzw. 3-476-01394-4, 2004), Band 4.1-2 Tagebücher 1809 - 1812 (ISBN 978-3-476-02196-0, 2008), Band 5.1-2 Tagebücher 1813 - 1816 (ISBN 978-3-476-02199-1, 2007) herausgegeben im Auftrag der Klassik-Stiftung Weimar min. Gebrauchsspuren.Bitte beachten Sie, daß für eine Lieferung in ein Land außerhalb der EU aufgrund des hohen Gewichts zusätzliche Versandkosten von 55,- berechnet werden müssen. Bitte fragen Sie ggfs. vor einer Bestellung nach! = Please note that due to heavy weight a shipping surcharge of 55,- to all countries outside the EU will apply. Please enquire before ordering!

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        Acts of Assembly of the Province of Pennsylvania

      1775 - (REVOLUTION). The Acts of Assembly of the Province of Pennsylvania". And an Appendix". Together with the Royal, Proprietary, City and Borough Charters; and the Original Concessions of the Honourable William Penn to the First Settlers of the Province. Philadelphia: Hall and Sellers, 1775. Folio, period style full speckled calf gilt, red morocco spine label, raised bands, marbled endpapers. $2000.First edition of this official folio collection of the Acts of the Pennsylvania Assembly, published by Franklin's longtime partner and spanning the rule of four British monarchs, containing a printing of the Pennsylvania charter of 1681, issued only one year after the convening of the First Continental Congress and shortly before the Assembly was disbanded on the eve of revolution.This 1775 official printing of the collected Acts of the Pennsylvania Assembly marks a turning point in American history. Published by the former partner of Benjamin Franklin, this folio volume appeared only one year before the colonial Assembly was disbanded and replaced under the Pennsylvania Constitution of 1776. Further, this key record emerged shortly after the Pennsylvania Assembly elections of October 1774 were "convened while the First Continental Congress deliberated."&#157; That 1774 Assembly then "promptly approved its actions"" the first colonial legislature to do so"&#157; (Klein, History of Pennsylvania, 88). Herein are Acts passed under the rule of four British monarchs (1700-1775), a printing of the Pennsylvania Charter of 1681, and laws on religious freedom, western expansion, the controversial quartering of British soldiers, colonial defense and changing relations with Indians. The shift toward revolution is also implicit here in actions such as a 1767 law that orders death for the counterfeiting of currency (p. 336)""signaling a increase of "troubles over paper money and the quartering of soldiers that kept alive the feeling against England"&#157; (Lincoln, Revolutionary Movement, 137). In 1776 the Assembly was disbanded in a move aided "by the Continental Congress which, indeed, chose Philadelphia as its meeting place partly to give aid and encouragement to the Pennsylvania revolutionary party"&#157; (Klein, 93-4). This first edition edited by loyalist Joseph Galloway and published by David Hall, a longtime partner in Benjamin Franklin's publishing firm. Franklin had captured the government printing job in Pennsylvania from his rivals the Bradfords when he was made clerk of the Assembly in 1736, a position that allowed Franklin to secure "the business of printing the votes, laws, paper money, and other occasional jobs for the public"&#157;"" especially regular printings of the Acts. In 1748 "Franklin retired and turned over the operation of his printing business to his foreman David Hall"&#157; (Isaacson, 114, 127). Franklin and Hall's firm regularly published these official collections until their partnership expired in 1766, and Hall continued to publish Assembly Acts under his imprint. Without three-page Addendum, rarely found. Evans 14364. Harvard Law Catalogue, 322. Sabin 59820. Thomas, 379-80. Tower, 216. Text generally fresh with light scattered foxing, light marginalia. Beautifully bound. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        AYRSHIRE, SCOTLAND: A New Map of Ayr Shire comprehending Kyle, Cunningham & Carrick.

      - This impressive and beautifully engraved wall map represents one of the great Enlightenment Era regional surveys of Scotland. Issued in 1775, it brings to print Andrew and Mostyn John Armstrong&#146;s exquisitely detailed survey of Ayrshire and it is importantly the first printed large-scale map of the county. It occupies an important place in the contemporary mapping of Britain, being one of the rarest of the great county surveys done to a scale of 1 mile to 1 inch. Ayrshire is and was then one of the most pleasing parts of Scotland, with a topography of rolling hills that meet the shores of the Firth of Clyde, not far to the southwest of the busy port of Glasgow. The map captures the landscape and the various manmade improvements with remarkable elegance and precision. As noted in the &#145;Explanation&#146;, located on the right side of the map, it employs pictographic symbols to designate: Market Towns; Parishes; Villages; Farm houses; Cottage houses; Churches; Seats and noble houses (ie. the area&#146;s numerous named Great Estates); Ruins; Turnpike Roads; Country Roads, Camps; Woods; Coal Pitts; Flows, Bogs and Mosses; Pikes, Cairns and Crosses; Boundaries and Hills. An attractive vignette of a ruined folly adorns the title cartouche. Curiously, the map features numerous notes, many of them quite entertaining, on local phenomena and the hazards of travel. For example, along the shore just south of the town of Girvan it is noted that "At this Point between the Road & the Sea are two remarkable Rocks in the shape of Men and called the Old Laird & the Young, and for Some Miles south of the Road leads through sharp pointed Pyramids of Rock standing on end and may be called a Forest of Stones instead of Trees." Just north of the village of Daily it is noted that "Near this a Colliery was Lost by taking Fire, and has continued burning above Eighty Years, at times rages and the Water that runs from it is scalding hot." As a warning to watch your step, the map notes that "At the Nick of Darlae & Half a Mile West, the Road leads to the Side of a very steep Hill, its not above two feet broad and if you stumble you must fall almost Perpendicular six or seven Hundred Feet." A detailed &#145;Plan of the town of Ayr&#146; occupies the lower right corner of the composition. The shire town is shown to straddle the banks of the Ayr River, as it enters the sea. The old town occupies the south bank, with the new town expands to the north. The old fort guards the seaward approaches the old town, which is itself centred on the &#145;Market Corss&#146;. Several major buildings are labeled, including churches, a schoolhouse, the meat market, the goal, as well as two breweries. Historical Context The Armstrong map of Ayrshire was produced within the context of the &#145;Re-Mapping of Britain&#146; that occurred during the mid to late 18th Century. Compared to the Netherlands, France and certain German states, Britain was a laggard with respect to producing large-scale topographic surveys of its territory. However, the situation began to change in the 1740s. While the existing small and medium scale maps of the counties of England and Scotland were vaguely informative they did not feature sufficient detail to serve a wide variety of practical uses. In an era of rapid economic growth, accurate and detailed maps were required for such uses as demarcating cadastral divisions, urban planning and infrastructure development. Systematic trigonometric surveys producing large-scale maps of the counties were in order. As the crown would not subsidize these exceedingly expensive endeavors, the process of conducting the first scientific mapping of Britain would take over a century. As the historical divisions of both Scotland and England were the counties, regional mapping was assumed to correspond to these jurisdictional entities. It was generally held that for topographical maps to be broadly and truly useful, they needed to be done to a scale of 1 mile to 1 inch. The first such county surveys undertaken

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        Agrostographia, sive, graminum, juncorum, cyperorum, cyperoidum iisque affinium historia. Accesserunt Alberti v. Haller Synonyma nuperiora, graminum septuaginta species, de generibus graminum epicrisis, denique plantae rhaeticae itineris anno 1709 a J. Scheuchzero suscepti.

      Orell Gessner Fuessli & Socc., Zürich 1775 - Zürich, Orell, Gessner, Fuessli & Socc., 1775. Kl.-4°. VIII S., (19) Bl., 512 S., (12) Bl. (Index und Errata), 92 S. (Appendix). Mit 19 (davon 8 gefaltete) Kupfertafeln von Joh. Heinrich Huber (gest. u. gez.) und Joh. Melchior Füssli nach David Herrliberger (Falttafeln). Halblederband der Zeit. Nissen BBI 1751. - Haller I, 1682. - Vgl. e-HLS. - Dritte Ausgabe dieses wichtigen wissenschaftlichen Werkes über die Gräserkunde, Scheuchzer beschreibt über 400 Gattungen Schweizer Gräser. Die Schrift ist zudem eine Einführung in die geologische Alpenfaltung. Johann Scheuchzer (1684-1738), der Bruder des heute bekannteren Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733) studierte Medizin in Basel, war 1724 Landschreiber in Baden und nach dem Tod seines Bruders Zürcher Oberstadtarzt, Physikprofessor am Collegium Carolinum und Chorherr am Grossmünster. - Zu Beginn nach dem Vorwort eine Auflistung der zitierten Autoren, eine synoptische Tabelle sowie ein Kapitel zur Terminologie. Am Schluss angebunden ein vierteiliger Appendix: Appendix I: Synonyma ad Scheuchzeri Gramina. Appendix II: Ad Scheuchzeri Agrostographia. Appendix III: De graminum generibus et methodo. Appendix IV: Plantae rara in Alpibus Rhaeticis A.J. Scheuchzero Ao. 1709 repertae. - Mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Marginalien. Am Schluss ein handschriftliches Register über 3 Seiten. Papier nur wenig stockfleckig. Einband berieben und bestossen. Der Rücken am oberen Kapital beschädigt. Sprache: Lateinisch / Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         [GOLFE PERSIQUE] Carte du Golfe Persique, depuis Bassora jusqu'au cap Rasalgate.

      1775-1781. 486 x 671 mm. Belle carte marine détaillée du Golfe Persique entre Bassorah en Irak et le cap Rasalgate, au nord-est du Sultanat d'Oman. En carton figure l'île de Khark, située au large de la ville de Bandar Rig en Iran. Bel exemplaire.

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        Sammlungen für die Heilkunde der Gemüthskrankheiten. Dritter Band.

      Pappband der Zeit mit vergoldetem Lederrückenschild und Rotschnitt 8 (16) 660 (2) Seiten 1 montierte gefaltete Tafeln. Maximilian Jacobi (1775 - 1858) war Geheimer und Obermedizinalrat sowie Leiter der Provinzial-Heilanstalt in Siegburg, der ersten Irrenheilanstalt des Rheinlandes, und gilt als Begründer der modernen Irrenheilkunde. Hier der dritte Band seines insgesamt dreibändigen Hauptwerks. Kanten beschabt Hinterdeckelkante stärker gestaucht Name auf Vorsatz Block und Bindung fest, sauber und wohl gerundet insgesamt gutes Exemplar.

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        Lettres à une Princesse d'Allemagne sur divers sujets de physique et de philosophie

      Berne, Société Typographique, 1775. 3 voll. in 8°, cart. rustico coevo; pp. (8), 309, con 4 tavv. f. t. inc. in rame e ripiegate; 8, 315, (1), con 4 tavv. f. t. incise in rame e ripiegate f. t.; 10, 351, (1), con 11 tavv. incise in rame e ripiegate f. t. Bell'esemplare, con barbe. Seconda edizione. Printing the Mind of Man, 196. 153

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        2 Bände über Madame Dubarri (Du Barry): "Anecdotes Sur Me. La Comtesse Dubarri", 1776 UND "Remarques Sur Les Anecdotes De Me. La Comtesse Dubarri", 1777.

      Im Set: Seltene Schmähschrift über die Mätresse Ludwig XV. (in 2. Auflage, "Nouvelle Edition, Revue Et Corrigé, Ornée Du Portrait De L'Héroine." - es existiert eine Auflage von 1775 mit 408 Seiten) dazu die kurz darauf erschienene Erwiderung einer Bewunderin der Du Barry. Die Autoren: Mathieu-François Pidansat de Mairobert,1707-1779, französischer Schriftsteller. Sara Goudar. "...was an Irish barmaid of striking beauty who met the peripatetic author and adventurer Ange Goudar when he was in London with Casanova. Goudar appears to have eloped with her under the nose of the great roué, and she later became a celebrated society figure in Italy. Contemporary and later writers have suggested that the works bearing her name may in fact have been written by her husband, Casanova commenting sourly in a letter in 1787 "elles sont de lui car Sara ne sait que chanter et faire des dûpes". Ange was described by the same author as "homme d'esprit, maquereau, voleur au jeu, espion de police, faux témoin, fourbe, hardi et laid" (Quelle: Cambridge University Library) Zustand. "Anecdotes": unbeschnittene Originalbroschur im schmucklosen Papierumschlag der Zeit. Durchgehend leicht fleckig. 2 Teile mit 346 durchgehend paginierte Seiten auf Seite 199 beginnt die "Sconde Parti", so komplett. "Remarques": ebenfalls unbeschnittene Originalbroschur im schmucklosen Papierumschlag der Zeit. 140 Seiten. Ab Seite 97 etwa für 30 Seiten dezente Wurmspur - siehe Bild

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        Miscellaneous Dissertations on Rural Subjects.

      London: printed for G. Robinson,, 1775. Octavo (197 × 120 mm). Sympathetically rebound in full brown goatskin, pale tan label, gilt rules either side of raised bands. With 3 folding engraved plates. Spine sunned, a very good copy, with the inkstamp of P. Gell of Hopton at the head of the title. First edition. Forbes was a disciple of Jethro Tull and a keen proponent of the "new husbandry". The book contains four dissertations: on fences; manures; drill-sowing; and hydraulics and water-management. The plates include one of a drill plough.

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        Die Säugthiere (Säugethiere Säugetiere) in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, Bände I bis IV (Erster bis Vierter Theil).

      Erlangen, Wolfgang Walther, 1775 - 1792. Gliederung: Erster Theil: Der Mensch. Der Affe. Der Maki. Die Fledermaus. Zweeter Theil: Das Faulthier. Der Ameisenfresser. Das Schuppenthier. Das Gürtelthier. Das Nashorn. Der Elefant. Das Wallroß. Dritter Theil: Der Robbe. Der Hund. Die Kaze. Das Stinkthier. Der Otter. Der Marder. Der Bär. Das Beutelthier. Der Maulwurf. Die Spizmaus. Der Igel. Vierter Theil: Das Stachelthier. Die Savie. Der Biber. Die Maus. Das Murmelthier. Das Eichhorn. Der Schläfer. Der Springer. Der Hase. Der Klippschliefer. Hauptwerk des Mediziners und Naturforschers Johann Christian von Schreber (1739 - 1810). Schreber studierte Medizin, Naturwissenschaften und Theologie in Halle und Uppsala hier hörte er die Vorlesungen des schwedischen Naturforschers Carl von Linné, dessen gesamtes Werk er später ins Deutsche übersetzte. Schreber folgte 1770 einem Ruf der Universität Erlangen als Professor der Medizin, Naturwissenschaften und Theologie und übernahm zugleich die Leitung des Botanischen Gartens der Universität. 1791 kehrte er als neu ernannter Präsident der Leopoldina nach Halle zurück. Schreber trat unter anderem durch ein mehrbändiges Werk über die "Beschreibung der Gräser" hervor. Sein Werk "Die Säugetiere" kann vor Brehm als eine der ersten systematischen Abhandlungen zu diesem Thema gelten. Kapital des Bandes 1.2 mit kleiner Fehlstelle. Die Bände sonst in gutem Zustand, allenfalls leicht berieben. Seiten des Bandes 1.2. partiell leicht fleckig, Seiten sonst sauber und nahezu fleckenfrei. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Carte réduite de l'Océan Oriental.

      Artist: Dezauche JA; issued in: Paris ; date: 1775 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: colored ; condition: Very good ; size in cm : 49 x 67 - description: chart of the Indian Ocean after Après de Mannevillette - Vita of the artist: J. A. Dezauche was the successor to Guillaume De L'Isle and Philipe Buache.

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        Nouvelle Carte .. du detroit de Malac" - Malaysia Sumatra Singapur Singapore Batam Bintan island sea map Karte Mannevillette Neptune Oriental

      seltene original Kupferstich See-Karte nach Mannevillette aus dem See-Atlas "Neptune Oriental" von 1775 - Blattmasse: ca. 75 x 53 cm - gut erhalten. rare original 18th century french nautical chart after Mannevillette out of the sea atlas "Neptune Oriental" from 1775 - size of sheet: circa. 29.5 x 20.9 inches - good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! - No copy! - No reprint!

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