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        Plan de l'Isle de France" - Mauritius Island Port Louis 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 - im unteren Rand leicht wasserfleckig, sonst 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 - slightly water stained in bottom margin, otherwise in good condition. Dies ist ein Original! - Kein Nachdruck! - Keine Kopie! -- This is an original! - No copy! - No reprint!

      [Bookseller: steffen völkel]
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        Ad numismata regum veterum anecdota aut rariora accessio nova.

      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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        The Improved Culture of Three Principal Grasses, Lucerne, Sainfoin, and Burnet:

      London: G. Robinson. 1775 - Later half-leather and tan boards. 8vo. xiv, 320pp. Scarce work for farmers on the cultivation of various grasses for feeding horses, black cattle, sheep and other livestock. There is a section at the end on clover. A good copy with some scattered foxing to the text. The title page has a paper repair in the right margin and has a small chip missing in the lower corner. It has some browning to the margins. The last page of text is browned and chipped in the margins and has a paper repair along the top edge. The page preceding this is also browned in the margins. The binding is new and in very good condition with gold tooling to the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Centerbridge Books]
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        De Novorum Ossium, in Integris aut Maximis, ob Morbos, Deperditionibus, Regeneratione Experimenta.

      - Three folding engraved plates & one folding printed table. x, [11]-240 pp. 8vo, cont. vellum over boards (binding a little soiled & stained). Paris: F.A. Didot, 1775. First edition. Troja (1747-1827), studied medicine at Naples and in 1774 he went to Paris where he began the research on the formation of bone tissue and bone generation which made him famous. Although Réaumur and Trembley had earlier demonstrated the regrowth of limbs in crustacea and polyps, no one before had considered the possibility of regrowth of bones. "Troja demonstrated that if a foreign body is introduced into the marrow cavity of a long bone, the bony cylinder dies and a new bone is formed all around the necrotic one, the latter being eventually eliminated. Accordingly, Troja suggested that in treating extensive caries of the bone, marrow should be destroyed, so that new bone formation would result."-Leonardo, Lives of Master Surgeons, p. 428. Troja later took up again his work on bone surgery and regeneration. In 1814 he first described the perforating connective-tissue fibers, usually known as "Sharpey's fibers." Fine crisp copy. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. ? D.S.B., XIII, pp. 464-65. Hirsch, V, p. 642-"a very important work" (in trans.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        Observations sur l'Art du Comédien.

      Duchesne et Costard, Paris 1775 - In-8 de VIII et 454 et 1; veau, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Troisième édition augmentée. Bon exemplaire, malgré les coiffes et coins endommagés.

      [Bookseller: CLAVREUIL]
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        An Essay on the original Genius and Writings of Homer: With a Comparative View of the Ancient and Present State of the Troade.

      London: H. Hughs for T. Payne & P. Elmsly, 1775. 4to (28,2 x 22,3 cm). xv, (1), 342 pp. Full old tree-marbled calf, covers with an outer gilt-tooled frame and gilt-tooled coat of arms of the Viscount Weymouth, gilt-lettered and gilt-tooled spine, rebacked, with five raised bands, five compartments with gilt ornaments and a red morocco gilt-lettered label, marbled endpapers. Illustrated with engraved frontispiece and 4 plates (of which 2 folding). Spine rebacked and board edges likewise skillfully repaired, gilt frames on covers faded, text-leaves very slightly browned, title-page and frontispiece bit browned, but map and engravings fine. Altogether a rare, well-bound, very luxury publication on extra-large-paper, set by hand in a matching large typeface. An important and influential work on Homer with engravings by Francisco Bartolozzi and with fine provenance. For a full description and more images please visit: .

      [Bookseller: Zaal Books]
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        over de xii. maenden van het jaer. Beschryvende hoe men op de beste en bekwaemste maniere Hoven, Tuynen, Lust-Hoven en Boomgaerden zal verordineren, bereyden, beplanten en.

      bezaeyen. In dezen Gendschen druk veel vermeerdert en verbetert... Den elfsten druk. Door F.V.S. Pbr, vermeerdert en verbetert. Gend, Weduwe Steven en Zoon, 1775. 4to. pp. (12), 137, (1), 25, (1), with 7 full-page woodcuts. Later vellum. Published anonymously, most likely based on Nylandt's work. Appended at the end 'Medecyn-winkel' the 'Den neerstigen Bieën-houder' and 'Onderwyzinge om de naervolgende Zonne-Wyzers te maeken' the last with 6 of the 7 plates. The last plate shows gardening tools. Outer margin of first and last leaf strengthened.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        Crisis. Number LIX

      1775 - [MOORE, William]. The Crisis. Number LIX. (London: T.W. Shaw), March 2, 1776. Small folio (7 by 11-1/2 inches), disbound, three leaves tipped together at center fold for six pages; pp. [377]-382. $1750.A 1776 rarity, first edition of the 59th installment of "The Crisis": part of a weekly series of political essays published in London defending American liberty and criticizing royal authority"""violent censure of the British ministry's American policy" (Howes).The present issue is the 59th installment of a pro-American publication printed in London entitled "The Crisis." This weekly, published by T.W. Shaw, ran from January 1775 to September 1776 in 91 issues and was notable for its fierce attacks, not only against Parliament but George III as well; by order of the House of Commons, No. 3 was publicly burned in March, 1775. (Note: this series is not to be confused with Thomas Paine's similarly titled series of essays, "The American Crisis" which ran in newspapers beginning in December 1776 "" though he very well may have been inspired by the title.) Editorship has been attributed to William Moore, author of "The Whisperer," an anti-government British newspaper, using various pseudonyms. ("Casca" is the name used for this issue.) The text begins with an ornate initial "H" enclosed in the motto "Auro Libertas Pretiosior" "" "Freedom is more precious than gold."The present installment begins with a quote from Dr. Church's letter to Major Kane of the King's Army, calling Dr. Church "General Gage's Spy": "For the sake of the miserably convulsed Empire solicit Peace, repeal the Acts, or Britain is undone." The essay urges the administration to follow Dr. Church's advice, since "he is a villain of their own." It goes on to read, in part, "From the innocent blood thus spilt in America will arise a hydra with many heads; not a monster, but (hear it ye wise counselors of the royal cabinet!) an opulent, a splendid, a powerful Commonwealth". The rule of right is immutable and eternal. A government free from kings, and sons of kings, bids the fairest for preserving it. Such is a Commonwealth, (now in embryo in America) because it has virtue for its basis". With more than human fortitude they are wisely providing for their future peace in the midst of war." Pagination continuous from previous numbers, as issued. Fine condition. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Instruccion, y methodo nuevo de labrar las tierras por medio de una maquina con quatro arados, y una yunta de bueyes: construida por Don Salvador de Cardenas, natural, y vecino de la Ciudad de Sevilla.

      Madrid, Joseph Doblado, 1775. - 8°, contemporary mottled calf (somewhat worn, front hinge cracked, spine lightly wormed), flat spine gilt, edges of covers gilt, text block edges decorated to a mottled design in imitation of the leather covers, marbled endleaves. Woodcut diagram on p. 43. A few small, light stains, but on the whole in very good condition; clean, crisp, on thick paper. 56 pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Promotes a new agricultural device.*** Aguilar Piñal II, 1666: locating 5 copies in Spanish libraries, including 2 in the Biblioteca Nacional. Not in Palau. @Enciclopedia universal ilustrada XI, 841. Not located in WorldCat. Copac locates a single copy, in the National Library of Scotland. Not in Hollis or Orbis. NUC: NcD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
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        De Novorum Ossium, in Integris aut Maximis, ob Morbos, Deperditionibus, Regeneratione Experimenta..

      Three folding engraved plates & one folding printed table. x, [11]-240 pp. 8vo, cont. vellum over boards (binding a little soiled & stained). Paris: F.A. Didot, 1775. First edition. Troja (1747-1827), studied medicine at Naples and in 1774 he went to Paris where he began the research on the formation of bone tissue and bone generation which made him famous. Although Réaumur and Trembley had earlier demonstrated the regrowth of limbs in crustacea and polyps, no one before had considered the possibility of regrowth of bones. "Troja demonstrated that if a foreign body is introduced into the marrow cavity of a long bone, the bony cylinder dies and a new bone is formed all around the necrotic one, the latter being eventually eliminated. Accordingly, Troja suggested that in treating extensive caries of the bone, marrow should be destroyed, so that new bone formation would result."-Leonardo, Lives of Master Surgeons, p. 428. Troja later took up again his work on bone surgery and regeneration. In 1814 he first described the perforating connective-tissue fibers, usually known as "Sharpey's fibers." Fine crisp copy. Ex Bibliotheca Mechanica. ? D.S.B., XIII, pp. 464-65. Hirsch, V, p. 642-"a very important work" (in trans.).

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        De novorum ossium, in integris aut maximis, ob morbos, deperditionibus regeneratione experimenta. Ubi, maxima Materiae affinitate, breviter de Fracturis, & de Vi quam Natura impendit in ossibus elongandis, dum crescunt.

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Carte des Détroit de la Sonde.

      Artist: Mannevilletteapres de J London; issued in: Paris ; date: 1775 - - technic: Copper print ; colorit: colored ; condition: Very good ; size in cm : 69,5 x 51 - description: chart of the Sunda Strait

      [Bookseller: Antique Sommer& Sapunaru KG]
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        Gesamtansicht aus der Vogelschau, darunter eine schmale Gesamtansicht ( 8 x 53 ), "Die Stadt Elberfeld".

      - Kupferstich v. H. Cöntgen n. Johann Merken, dat. 1775, 49 x 64,5 Nicht bei Drugulin. Sehr seltener Einblattdruck; Pogt, Historische Ansichten aus dem Wuppertal, Nr. E16. - Beindruckendes Blatt, das wohl in der Elberfelder Zeit von H. Cöntgen entstanden sein muß. - Die Gesamtansicht im unteren Fünftel des Blattes ist flankiert durch 2 kleine Rokokokartuschen, links mit Widmung an Karl Theodor ( Herzog von der Pfalz und Jülich, Kleve, Berg ), rechts mit Erklärungen. Die Vogelschauansicht mit 2 großen Wappen im oberen Bildteil. Zwischen den Wappen der Titel gehalten von 4 Engeln. - An den Rändern einige kleine, hinterlegte Einrisse. Die linke untere Ecke mit kleinem Bildverlust ( dieser aber ergänzt und retouchiert )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        La rotta di Roncisvalle, dove morì Orlando con tutti i paladini. Nuovamente ristampata, e di bellissime figure adorna. E con somma diligenza ricorretta. In Venezia, per Francesco Locatelli, MDCCLXXV (1775)

      Locatelli Francesco, 1775. in-16, leg. coeva in cartone, tit. manoscritto al dorso. Dieci belle silografie, di cui una al tit., di gusto popolare illustrano le varie sezioni del testo. Si tratta dei canti 26 e di parte del 27 (fino alla stanza 153) del Morgante Maggiore del Pulci, editi in forma sciolta almeno a partire dal principio del XVI secolo (Brunet). Pulci (Firenze 1432 - Padova 1484) fu tra i letterati più illustri del suo tempo ed il suo ''Morgante'', aperta parodia della materia cavalleresca, è stimato uno dei libri più geniali della nostra letteratura.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Utwalda konster för fruntimmer så i städer som på landet.


      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Exposition succinte des Principes et des Propriétés des Eaux minérales, qu'on distribue au Bureau Général de Paris

      75 pp. Small 8vo, cont. red crushed morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, flat spine gilt, green morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: C. Herissant, 1775. First edition of a fairly scarce book. Raulin (1708-84), physician-in-ordinary to the King and a fellow of the London Royal Society, had an extensive practice and was a prolific writer on medical and balneological subjects. His writings were known for their clarity and for the great number of new observations. The present work is an account of the chief mineral springs of Europe. Raulin describes the chemical constituents of each spring, methods of treatment, and the medical benefits. A fine and lovely copy. ? Ferchl, p. 433. Hirsch, IV, p. 734.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Kupferstich - Karte, v. T.C.Lotter, "Carte nouvelle des Royaumes de Galizie et Lodomerie avec le District de Bukowine".

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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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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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Ansbach, 12. IX. 1775.

      1775. 1 S. 4to. Unveröffentlichtes Schreiben an seinen (namentlich nicht genannten) Freund und Kollegen Gleim: Übersendet die Abrechnung für 15 Exemplare von Gleims didaktischer Sammlung "Halladat oder das rote Buch" (1774). "Hiebey überschicke Ihnen, theuerster Freund, nahmens des Commercien-Commissarius Haueisens, für 15 St. Halladat, 6 fl. 45 cr. Reichsgeld oder ¾ Louisd'or. Es ist ½ Maxd'or, 1 Conventions-Thaler u. 41 xr. Zuschuß. Aus meinem letzten Schreiben werden Sie das Weitere gesehen haben. Hr. Haueisen wird die Besorgung machen, daß Sie dieses Geld, nebst dem 2ten u. 3ten Theil des hiesigen Horaz, erhalten. Er zwingt mich kurz zu seyn, weil er seine Drucksachen auf die Meße fortschicken will. Leben Sie wohl, theuerster Freund, u. vergeßen Sie nicht / Ihren alten treuen Uz". Bereits am 24. Juli hatte Uz Gleim benachrichtigt: "Ich habe Ihre Intention, die mir übermachten 20 Exemplarien [von 'Halladat'] durch den Verkauf in die Hände des Publikums zu bringen, nicht außer Acht gelaßen. Aber der hiesige Buchhändler, Commercien-Commißarius Haueisen, hat nur 15 übernommen, die er zu verkaufen suchen und Ihnen das Geld künftige Michaelis-Meße, durch den Halberstädtischen Buchhändler Grose, übermachen wird. Zugleich sollen Sie den 2ten und 3ten Theil der hiesigen Uebersetzung des Horaz erhalten" (Briefwechsel zwischen Gleim und Uz [Stuttgart 1899], Nr. 149, S. 406). - Am unteren linken Blattrand (etwas unregelmäßg vom Gegenblatt abgerissen) die Unkostenaddition. Verso Empfängervermerk; recto numeriert "163". Mittig gefaltet; etas braunfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Essays Relating to Agriculture and Rural Affairs; in Two Parts

      â€¦By a Farmer. Three folding engraved plates. xxxiii, [1], 472 pp. Two parts in one vol. 8vo, cont. calf (head of spine a bit chipped), spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Edinburgh: T. Cadell, 1775. First edition of Anderson's first book on farming; it was an enormously popular work which went through at least seven editions. Anderson (1739-1808), was an agriculturist and political economist. "His most striking characteristic was the combination of an intense interest in the practical working of some machine or object with a strong grasp of theory. He was an early adherent of the principles of political economy, and is held to have been in the subject's mainstream of development. He also carried out various experiments and was noted for his use of the newly designed two-horse plough at Monkshill. His long-term reputation rests on a large body of publications; pamphlets, newspapers, and articles in other people's works, for which he is said to have had at least fourteen aliases: Agricola, Timoleon, Germanicus, Cimon, Scoto-Britannicus, E., Aberdeen, Henry Plain, Impartial, A Scot, Senex, Timothy Hairbrain, Alcibiades, and Monsoon."-ODNB. Fine copy with the armorial bookplate of George Paterson of Castle Huntly. ? Fussell, II, pp. 104-07.

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.]
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        Der Koran, oder Das Gesetz für die Moslemer, durch Muhammed den Sohn Abdall. Nebst einigen feyerlichen koranischen Gebeten, unmittelbar aus dem Arabischen übersetzt [...]. Halle, J. J. Gebauers Wwe. und Johann Jakob Gebauer, 1775.

      1775. 8vo. 42, 678 pp. With an engr. frontispiece. Near-contemp. half calf with giltstamped red spine label. All edges red. Second edition of this German Qur'an translation, previously issued in 1773. Following Megerlin's ill-received effort of 1772, this is the second German translation to have been based immediately on the Arabic original. - Includes the frequently lacking engraved frontispiece depicting a Muslim in prayer. Contemporary ownership to flyleaf. Slightly browned as usual; a good, tighly bound copy. Schnurrer 431. Woolworth 285.

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        Atlas de France Divisée en ses Gouvernemens Militaires et en ses Généralités; Subdivisée En toutes ses Provinces et Petits Pays &.

      Paris, Desnos, 1775. In-4, titre en noir sur double page, 19 cartes rehaussées en couleurs (28 x 40 cm) et une table alphabétique. Rousseurs au titre, déchirure restaurée à la carte de France. Demi-basane d'époque, dos à nerfs (frotté), coiffes absentes, manque de papier angulaire au plat inférieur. Nous trouvons dans cet atlas complet: - La France divisée en ses Parlemens et Conseils Souverains. - Plan général de la Ville et Fauxbourgs de Paris. - Nouvelle Election et Environs de Paris. - Gouvernemens de l'Isle de France et de Champagne; de Normandie et du Havre; de Picardie Boulonnois et d'Artois; Pays-Bas François; Duchés de Lorraine et de Bar; Carte particulière de toutes les routes Royales du Pays Messin; Alsace; Bourgogne et Franche-Comté; Orléanais et Touraine; Bretagne; Poitou et Berri; Lionois et Auvergne; Dauphiné; Provence; Languedoc; Aunis et Saintonge; - Table alphabétique des Gouvernemens militaires et des Généralités.

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        Répertoire universel et raisonné de jurisprudence. Troisiéme édition, Corrigée, réduite aux objets dont la connaissance peut encore etre utile, et augmentée I°. d'un grand nombre d'Articles, 2°. de Notes indicatives des changemens apportés aux Lois anciennes par les Lois nouvelles, 3°. de Dissertations, de Plaidoyers et de Réquisitoires de l'Editeur sur les unes et le autres.

      - Diciotto volumi in 4° (mm 260 x 200). Mezza pelle coeva, con doppio tassello al dorso, con titolo e numero del volume uin oro. Terza edizione dell'indice delle leggi francesi, corretta ed ampliata da Philippe-Antoine Merlin di Douai, politico e giurista francese, già impegnato nella preparazione delle prime due edizioni pubblicate da Guyot nel 1775 e nel 1784-1785. Nell'opera è presentato lo scibile forense tra la fine d'Ancient Regime e l'inizio dell'età dei Codici. Ottima copia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alberto Govi di F. Govi Sas]
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        Contemporary description of the Battle of Bunker Hill

      1775 - REVOLUTION. [Contemporary broadside describing the Battle of Bunker Hill]. [Boston: John Howe, 1775]. One broadside leaf (6 by 12 inches), matted and framed; entire piece measures 12-1/2 by 19 inches. $21,000.Scarce and important original 1775 broadside offering a Loyalist account of the Battle of Bunker Hill, printed a week after the fighting.The first major battle of the American Revolution, the Battle of Bunker Hill, saw the revolutionaries defeated; however, their "skill and tenacity reassured colonists everywhere that the Revolution would not be strangled in its cradle" (Oxford Companion to United States Military History). This contemporary broadside describes the conflict from a Loyalist perspective, praising the British victory. John Howe, the same Loyalist printer who published General Gage's account of the events of April 19, 1775, printed and circulated this document. While it accurately describes the action, the casualty count it contains has been heavily embroidered by the British for propaganda purposes, emphasizing their troops' fierce bravery and courage: "The Loss [the revolutionaries] sustained, must have been considerable, from the vast Numbers they were seen to carry off during the Action, exclusive of what they suffered from the shipping. About a Hundred were buried the Day after, and Thirty found wounded on the Field, some of which are since Dead. About 170 of the King's Troops were killed, and since dead of their Wounds; and a great many were wounded." According to Boatner, American strength was about 3000 with an estimated 140 dead and 601 wounded. British strength was about 2500, and the King's troops lost about 45% of their number. Of the British officer casualties in the 20 battles fought during the Revolution, one-eighth were killed and one-sixth wounded at Bunker Hill. The broadside concludes: "This Action has shown the bravery of the King's Troops, who under every Disadvantage, gained a compleat Victory over Three Times their Number, strongly posted, and covered by Breastworks. But they fought for their King, their Laws and Constitution." Streeter 760. Evans 13842. Ford 1801. A fine broadside, rare and desirable.

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        Chart containing the greater part of the South Sea to the South of the Line, with the Islands dispersed thro' the same. South America with the adjacent Islands in the Southern Ocean and South Sea.

      R. Sayer & J. Bennett. London. 10 June 1775. - Copperplate engraving with outline handcolor on two conjoined sheets of thick laid paper. 21 3/4 17 x 43 1/2 inches (neatline), folded as issued. Band of light soiling at the left edge of the sheet, tear entering 2 inches into map image at upper left edge (with light discoloration to verso from tape residue, not visible on map), short separations in margins along a couple of folds, several other short edge tears, scattered light foxing. This comprises sheets V and VI of the large chart of the Americas by John Green the pseudonym of Braddock Mead, and covers the area from New Zealand and the Queen Charlottes Isles to Tierra Del Fuego and the east coast of Brazil. There is great detail regarding the routes of explorers and their observations. Many bays and capes named in New Zealand as well as a "Mount Camet," and great detail along the southern coast of south America. "Is. of Ice seen by Frezier in 1712" is noted in two places off Cape Horn at approximately 58 degrees south latitude.

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         [OCEAN INDIEN] Carte réduite de l'archipel du nord-est de l'isle Madagascar.

      1775-1781. 488 x 667 mm. Belle carte marine figurant la pointe nord de Madagascar et les îles et archipels environnants : Seychelles, Réunion, Maurice, Rodrigues, archipel des Chagos, etc. Bel exemplaire.

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        La Tonotechnie ou l'Art de noter les Cylindres, et tout ce qui est susceptible de Notage dans les Instrumens de Concerts méchaniques. Ouvrage nouveau

      Engraved frontis., five folding engraved plates (one with careful repairs to folds on verso), & a few illus. in the text. Engraved head-piece on first leaf of dedication. Pages 43-50 are larger folding leaves entitled "Table de Caractères" with woodcuts. 5 p.l. (incl. frontis.), xxvii, [1], 236, [4] pp. 8vo, modern red morocco, uncut. Paris: P.M. Delaguette, 1775. First edition of this extraordinarily prescient work in the field of automatic instruments, of great interest to musicologists and historians of computing alike. With almost mathematical exactitude Engramelle successfully designed a playback system that was never superseded until the advent of MIDI technology in 1983. "When Joseph Engramelle introduced a new method of notating music, designed to enable pinners of cylinders to reproduce the minute details of articulation and rhythmic nuance that characterized the best keyboard playing (La Tonothechnie, 1775), he became one of the first writers to show a concern for the artistic possibilities of automatic instruments and an appreciation of their historical value for future generations."-Harvard Dictionary of Music, "Automatic Instrument," p. 68. Engramelle (1727-1805), was a French builder of mechanical instruments. His most enduring legacy is his "recordings" of contemporary composers performing their own works. With extraordinary fidelity, the inventor was able to achieve this by employing a numbered dial (cadran) used in "notating" the studded barrels of mechanical musical instruments. But Engramelle's invention was no binomial player-piano or musical box. "His care and subtlety in using the duration of notes to heighten metrical organization gives vivid results. The precision of his directions for performing equal notes unequally shows remarkable sensitivity to musical style as well as invention in clarifying meter."-George Houle, Meter in Music, 1600-1800: Performance, Perception, and Notation (1999), p. 122. Engramelle's system provided a means to unlock secrets of performance that would have been lost otherwise. For instance, the "martellement" (a hammering, or sharp accent) had not yet been indicated by a sign. Its existence is known only from the results of the present work, and from the diagrams Engramelle prepared for his chapter on "Tonotechnie" in Vol. IV of Dom Bedos de Celles' L'Art du Facteur d'Orgues (Paris, 1778). Herein we also find the first real evidence of the use of "hard swing" (i.e. notes inégale ratio 3:1) in the 18th-century. Engramelle was concerned primarily with articulation; his elaborate code of separation of notes down to the smallest possible degree was based on the playing of the finest musicians and composers of the day, notably Claude Balbastre (1724-99), at that time one of the most famous in Europe. Balbastre played ornaments over and over so that Engramelle could notate them with mathematical accuracy. In the matter of articulation, it is through Engramelle that we have the first permanent record of actual performance style. "Engramelle was explicitly concerned with the preservation of historic performing styles and realized that composers of even the recent past would be 'disgusted' at the way their works were played in his own time."-David Fuller, "An Introduction to Automatic Instruments" in Early Music, (April 1983), pp. 164-66. As is well known, Charles Babbage proposed a "mechanical engine" which would capture and store raw data, offer an interactive user interface, and output the results exactly. But Babbage's machine existed only in theory: Engramelle's invention actually worked, and it continues to work in the manner that it was intended, as we hear in the Patrick Feaster's audio CD which accompanies his pioneering Pictures of Sound. One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980-1980 (2012). Engramelle's device was programmed by an arrangement of pins driven into the surface of a cylinder, a process known as barrel pinning. He devised an innovative method using a dial that made it possible to determine exact durations of notes, and then to document them out on the cylinder. "Previously, several attempts had been made in Europe to mark up a cylinder and a roll of paper directly from the keyboard - an analogue process. Engramelle's device was digital: it calibrated the values of the notes according to the divisions of his dial. For him, le vrai génie of the great musicians was an ideal to be expressed with gout. Reproduced by a machine, their interpretations would - he hoped - be preserved for future generations with perfect accuracy."-Yuko Suzuki, "The Development of a Device for Documenting Musical Performance Practice in 18th Century France focusing on M.-D.-J. Engramelle's Tonotechnie (1775) and his Contribution to L'Art du Facteur d'Orgues (1778)" in Ongakugaku: Journal of the Musicological Society of Japan, Vol. LV, No. 2 (2009). Ultimately, automatic instruments are documents of performance and Engramelle's was the very first to capture a real one. "The program reflects actual live performance by Balbastre, in the presence of Engramelle, who monitored the timing of the recording precisely to the second. Engramelle's work is a unique document in the history of 18th century performance practice, and the only piece for a mechanical instrument both set up under the direction of the composer and specifically designed to exhibit its ability to reproduce the ornamentation, articulation, and rhythmic nuances of an ideal live performance."-Benjamin Beck, First Sound Recordings, online at Engramelle's system was the harbinger of MIDI sequencing in capturing pitch, duration, and force (velocity) of each note. The output of the real-time recordings was editable so that near perfect renditions of actual performances could be created. As a result, the composer became a producer, involved in all steps from conception to final sounding. Very good copy. Contemporary ownership inscription on half-title and title. ? Chapuis, Histoire de la Boite à Musique et de la Musique mécanique, pp. 27-32.

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        Bibliotheca Askeviana Sive Catalogus Librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew, M D

      Quorum Auctio fiet apud S. Baker & G. Leigh…Die Lunae 13 Februarii MDCCLXXV. & in undeviginiti sequentes Dies… vi, 149, [1] pp. Tall 8vo, cont. tree calf (joints with short cracks, corners a little worn), spine richly gilt, green leather lettering piece on spine. London: 1775. A "Royal Paper" copy, with "Price Four Shillings" on the title of this important sale catalogue, ruled in red and priced throughout in a contemporary hand. "Another great collector of the same generation was Dr Anthony Askew (1722-1772), who travelled on the Continent and whose achievements in the medical field are quite eclipsed by his proficiency as a classical scholar. As a book-collector, he is said to have attempted to secure a complete series of all the Greek classics ever published; he purchased privately R. Mead's Greek manuscripts, the papers of Dr Taylor and some fine early classical codices from the library of the Maffei family. His sale (13 February 1775) was a great success and was attended by the Paris bookseller De Bure, who bought for the Duc de La Vallière and other French collectors (including the King of France)."-De Ricci, p. 52. The leaf of "Libri Omissi" is present. 3570 lots. Fine copy with the Chippendale bookplate of Plummer of Middlestead and the library label of Sunderland Hall, Selkirkshire. ? Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 558-"Catalogue curieux…riche en anciennes éditions classiques." Peignot, p. 78-"Catalogue assez curieux, surtout pour les anciennes éditions.".

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        Amérique septentrionale dressée sur les relations plus moderne des voyageurs et navigateurs...

      1775. Incisione in rame, colorata, 493x588. Tratta da " Atlas Universel ". Buon esemplare con piccoli restauri in basso ed in alto alla piega centrale. Copperplate, coloured, 493x588. From " Atlas Universel ". Good example, minimal tears restored at upper and bottom centrefold.

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        Manual da Semana Santa para os Officios Ecclesiasticos, que se celebrao nas Horas Matutinas

      Manual da Semana Santa para os Officios Ecclesiasticos, que se celebrao nas Horas Matutinas dos veneraveis Dias de Domingo, De Ramos, quinta feira Santa, e sesta feira da Paixao. Traduzides no idioma Portuguez. Para espirtual consolçao, e proveitosa intelligencia dos que ignorao a Lingua Latina... Ajuntao - se algumas oraçoes para antes, e depois dos Santos Sacramentos da Penitencia, e Eucarestia, e para visitar devotamente as Igrejas... Por Fr. Francisco de Jesus Maria Sarmento. Lisboa na Regia Officina Typografica, anno 1775. In - 12°, bellissima legatura in piena pelle coeva, dorso a nervi, piani artisticamente decorati in oro, taglio dorato. 1 f. bianci, 261, 2 ff. bianchi. Graziosa edizione molto rara in lingua portoghese.

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        Radiertes physiognomisches Portrait mit eigenh. Titel und U. ("L."). O. O. u. D.

      1775. Ca. 75 x 95 mm (Plattenrand 59 x 79 mm). Originales Handkolorit in schwarzer Tuschumrahmung (das Portrait weiß), auf blaugrauen Kartonträger aufgezogen. Hübsches Beispiel für Lavaters Physiognomien, hier bezeichnet "Beobachtendes, überlegendes Staunen." - Lavater versuchte, die Physiognomik gleichsam zu einer Wissenschaft vom inneren Menschen zu erheben: Aus der Bildung der äußeren Körperteile, besonders des Gesichts, sollte auf die seelischen Eigenschaften geschlossen werden. Sein theoretisches Werk dazu, das 1775-78 erschien, hatte außergewöhnlichen Einfluß auf viele Zeitgenossen, außer auf Herder und Jacobi auch auf seinen zeitweiligen Freund Goethe, während Lichtenberg ("Fragment von Schwänzen") und Nicolai Lavaters orakelhafte Theorien heftigst kritisierten.

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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. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Künstlergraphik, Schabkunst

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        Three weeks after Lexington & Concord, a reward is paid for the recapture of “the infamous” Richard Steele who escaped the first American prison.

      Hartford, CT, May 11 1775. 6" x 8". "Manuscript Document signed ""George Wyllys"", as secretary treasurer for Hartford, Connecticut, two pages (one sheet), 6"" x 8"", May 1775. A fine colonial document which reads: ""At a General Assembly... at Hartford on the Second Thursday of May... 1775. On the memorial of Arnout Cannon showing that at great trouble & expence he had apprehended & brot [sic] from New York the infamous Richard Steel so that he might be recommitted to Newgate Prison and praying for a reimbursement of his expence & a reward for his trouble... It is thereupon by this assembly granted & ordered that the treasurer of the Colony pay ... the sum of eleven pound twelve shillings & nine pence money in compensation of his charge & expence and also the further sum of Three pounds money as a reward for his risque [sic] and service in full of the engagement specified in the advertisement for taking up the said Richard Steel."" Docketed May 30, 1775 by Cannon on the verso, indicating his receipt of the funds. With an additional notation that the Order was Audited May 13, 1776.The first prisoner arrived at Newgate Prison on December 22, 1773, the first official prison in America. He escaped 18 days later. Subsequent prisoners were equally resourceful and many escapes -successful and unsuccessful- were to follow. Richard Steele, a ""notorious villain and burglarian"" held the record of three escapes from Newgate. Political prisoners (Tories) were confined here during the Revolutionary War. There was also a reward of 3 pounds for his capture dating August 28, 1775."

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        A sua Eccellenza il Nobile uomo Pietro Vettor Pisani

      nel giorno del suo solenne ingr.o alla dignità di Procuratore di S. Marco. Orazione s.n.t. (Albrizzi, 1775) - in-4, pp. (12) legatura ottocentesca cart. con motivi floreali. Frontespizio inciso su grande tavola (con i 3 margini esterni ripiegati a causa delle dimensioni del foglio) con il titolo inciso su di un piccolo rame a sé, entro elaborata bordura con fiori e putti. Precede il testo una testata con le armi del Pisani, conclude l'opera un grande finalino inciso in rame da Felicita Sartori dal disegno di G.B. Piazzetta. Orazione del Gozzi, (1713-1783), patrizio veneziano moderatamente aperto alle novita' sociali culturali, umorista, moralista, giornalista brioso ammiratore di Goldoni. Composta in occasione delle grandi festivita' tenutesi per l'elezione del Pisani alla massima carica dopo quella dogale. Bell'esemplare mancante però del ritratto del Pisani ad opera di Alessandro Longhi e Marco Pitteri. Morazzoni p. 278-9 segnala un ritratto qui non riscontrato. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die mit vielen Regeln eines gottseligen und heiligen Lebens, und reichem Trost des Göttlichen Worts angefüllte Evangelische Schatz-Kammer, Worinnen der Kern der Sonn- und Festtags-Evangelien durch das ganze Jahrrecht deutlich und erbaulich erläutert, zu finden ist;

      Nürnberg: In Verlegung der Johann Andrea Endterischen Handlung, Nürnberg. 1775 - In Verlegung der Johann Andrea Endterischen Handlung, Nürnberg 1775. (6)+938 pp., 1775. Large 8vo. Contemporary leather binding with blind-pressed decorations. Spine in five compartments. Two metal and leather clasps. Edges tinted black. Engraved portrait and engraved extra title leaf. Illustrations in b/w in the text. Pages, boards and spine with some worm-holes. Binding tight. Condition Good. German. With an eagle in bronze or other metal (possibly gold covered – not tested) with 2 initials – reverse ‘R’ and ‘S’? Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – for its age – cracking and split to the base and joints with three raised bands, may have been in a fire in its lifetime . Joints – good condition – see above – split to the front joint, intact tot the rear. Corners – good condition – worn with metal circular pieces. Boards – good condition – worn with an eagle in bronze/copper to the rear board with initials – see photos. Page edges – good condition – black. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – split but solid. Front paste down – good condition for age - aged. Front free end paper – good condition - aged. Title – good condition repaired with a more recent paper added to the rear of the title. Pages – fair to good condition – aged, stained and with worming towards the rear. Binding – good condition, solid. See photos [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems Written by.

      (London): Reprinted for Thomas Evans, [1775] - 8vo. (ii), viii, 250 pp. Later quarter calf over marbled boards with vellum corner tips, the armorial bookplate Sir Maurice Fitzgerald to the front pastedown. Engraved portrait of the Shakespeare by A. Bannerman to the title page. Browning to the edges of the front and rear endpapers only, very good overall. Sir Maurice Fitzgerald, 20th Knight of Kerry, 2nd Baronet of Valentia. The name of his seat, "Buckland House", is given on the bookplate. Jaggard, 435, who states that this edition follows the arrangement of the 1640 edition of Shakespeare's Poems with the addition of a list of contents. It was published in the same style as Capell's edition of the Works published 1767-68, suggesting that this could have been a supplement to the set by the same editor.

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        Geschichte des ostindischen Handels vor Mohammed. Gotha, Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, 1775.

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

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        Récréation (La) Françoise où Nouveau Jeu Historique et Chronologique DES ROIS DE FRANCE

      Incisione in rame colorata da mano coeva. Gioco di 67 caselle numerate, spirale, antiorario, centripeto che illustra la storia dei Re di Francia da Pharamond a Luigi XVI. Il gioco è molto simile al gioco stampato sempre da Crepy con titolo: "Nouveau Jeu Historique et Cronologique des Rois de France. In queste due edizioni, che oltre al titolo presentano altre piccole differenze, alla casella 66 l'immagine di Luigi XV è sormontata da quella di Luigi XVI casella 67. Quindi il gioco originariamente di 66 caselle e databile 1750 viene modificato con l'aggiunta di una nuova casella in occasione dell'elezione di Luigi XVI avvenuta nel 1775. Regole del gioco in lingua francese al centro del percorso. - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Paris, Ruault, 1775, 17752 tomes reliés en un vol. petit in-8, maroquin rouge à grain long, dos à nerfs rehaussés de pointillés et filets dorés en incise, filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, coupes pointillées, coiffes guillochées, bordure intérieure avec roulette dorée, tranches dorées, VI + (1) + 55 et (4) + 67 pp. Edition originale ornée d'un titre-frontispice et de 24 figures par Marillier, "d'une grâce ravissante" (Cohen, 139), gravés par Gaucher, de Ghendt, Le Gouaz, Delaunay, Leveau, Masquelier, Née et Ponce. Exemplaire de luxe imprimé sur Hollande avec les gravures avant les numéros. Relié à la suite, les quatre premières "romances" de Berquin en originale sur Hollande avec le frontispice et les 4 figures de Marillier avant les numéros (Ruault, 1776, (1) + XXVI + 50 + (1) pp.). Dos un peu ridé, sinon élégante reliure de l'époque sur cet exemplaire grand de marges (165 mm).

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         [SEYCHELLES] Plan des isles Mahé.

      1775-1781. 334 x 484 mm. Belle carte marine figurant l'archipel des Seychelles, découvertes en 1742 lors de l'expédition envoyée par Mahé de La Bourdonnais, gouverneur des îles Maurice et de la Réunion. Elle est accompagnée d'une petite description historique. Bel exemplaire.

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        Recueil Genealogique De Familles Originaires des Pays-Bas ou y Etablies

      Rotterdam, 1775. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. 1775; 1778. 2 vols. 411, 428 p. Engraved family symbols at top of each section. Rebacked in brown leather. Pink paper boards have some soiling and wear. Green vellum corners bumped on bottom. Damp stain on first page of preface. Genealogy and biography of families from the Low Countries. Authorship in dispute with various libraries attributing it to other names like De Colonia.

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        Voyages aux montagnes d'Ecosse et aux Isles Hébrides, de Scilly, d'Anglesey, etc... Traduits de l'Anglais...

      chez Paul Barde, 1775. Due volumi di cm. 20,5, pp. xv (1) 375 (3); (2) 328 (2). Con 9 carte di vedute ed una grande carta geografica della Scozia, il tutto nitidamente inciso in rame su tavole ripiegate fuori testo. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con fregi e titoli in oro su doppio tassello. Piatti inquadrati da triplice filetto in oro e sguardie marnorizzate. Qualche minima spellatura superficiale ai piatti, ma esemplare fresco, genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione; stampato su carta forte.

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        Poems Written By Mr. William Shakespeare

      Reprinted for Thomas Evans, London - Attractively rebound in cream vellum. Engraved portrait of Shakespeare on title page. Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown. viii, 250pp. Undated but 1775. Staining to the margins of the first 8 pages - no text affected. The text is the same as Thomas Bensons' of 1640 and remained textus receptus till Malone's edition of 1780. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Aventures de Chrée et de Callirrhoé.

      Amsterdam et Paris, 1775 ; in-8 de 46 pp., [1] f., 187 pp., [2] ff., pp. 189-210, [1] f. reliure de l'époque, veau flammé, roulette dorée à motifs de feuillage en encadrement sur les plats, dos lisse orné de lyres et de C stylisés dans les angles des caissons, bandes de maroquin noir mosaïquées à l'emplacement des nerfs, pièce rouge, roulette intérieure. Édition originale rare de ce roman d'amour du grec Chariton d'Aphrodise (vers le IIe siècle), traduit du grec par Fallet. Il raconte le périple de deux jeunes personnages originaires de Syracuse à travers la Grèce et l'empire perse. Publié en huit livraisons avec faux-titre et titre pour chaque chapitre, le volume est illustré de 8 compositions hors texte (dont 6 avant la lettre) de Desrais gravées par Thomas, Marchand, Hemery, Coron, Le Roy et Le Grand.Charmante reliure au dos décoré de lyres et de C dorés évoquant probablement l'amour de Chrée et de Callirrhoé.- Quelques épidermures et rousseurs éparses. Cohen de Ricci, I, 371.

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        Institutionum medicinae practicae quas auditoribusfuis praelegebat J. O. Burseri

      S. Ambrosi, Mailand 1775 - 21 cm. Ld. Einband berieben und bestoßen mit kleinen Einrissn und Fehlstellen. Seiten vergilbt und fleckig. Insgesamt guter Zustand : 1. Bd., Teil 1: De Febribus. 347 S. (460g). (1775) 1. Bd., Teil 2:De Febribus continuis continentibus. 450 S. (550g). (1775) 2. Bd. : Teil 1: De Morbis exanthematicis Febrilibus. 401 S. Teil 2:De Morbis exanthematicis. 685 S. (820g) 3. Bd., Teil 1: De Praecipuis singularumcorporis, patrium morbis, ac primum de iis, qui ad caput pertinent. 315 S. (470g). Teil 2:De nervorumdistentione, et rigore. 347 S.(470g) 4. Bd.,Teil 1:Morbos pectoris complectens. 366 S.(520g).(1789) Teil 2: Morbos imi ventris complectens. 274 S. (410g). (1789) la 3185 pages.

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