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        Caroli Friderici Walchii Introductio in Controversias Juris Civilis recentiores inter jurisconsultos agitatas

      Ieane, Ch. F. Gollner, 1776,. GLDr.der Zeit, [25], 502 S., [52], kl.- 8° mit Rückenschildchen u. Goldverzierung. Titelvignette, Kopf- u. Schlußvignetten, Zierleisten im Text. Einband gering berieben u. abgegriffen. Seiten durchg. etwas altersgebräunt. Vorsatz mit Signatur, bekritzelt. Ansonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        TRAITE SUR LA CAVALERIE, par M. le Comte Drummond de Melfort, Marechal de Camp es Armees du Roi, & Inspecteur - General des

      Paris, de l'Imprimerie de Guillaume Desprez, 1776.FIRST EDITION 1776, Volume I only of 2, lacking the volume of plates. French text, folio, approximately 445 x 290 mm, 17½ x 11½ inches, splendid engraved frontispiece, large allegorical engraving to title page, 4 large engraved pictorial headpieces 3 large engraved pictorial tailpieces, some decorative head - and tailpieces, 11 engraved plates of plans on 10 sheets (9 folding), pages: xxii, (2), 505, (2), complete with half - title, Subscriber's list and directions to the binder. Bound in full contemporary tree calf, raised bands to spine, ornate gilt bands with gilt sunburst ornament in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label. Upper hinge cracked with crude amateur repairs to cords, upper cover holding firmly, lower hinge starting to crack, small chip to tail of spine, corners very slightly worn, endpapers browned at edges, bookplate of Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford on front pastedown, very faint foxing to top margins of prelims and very occasionally to margins throughout, small chip to fore - edge of pages 41 and 153, another to lower corner of first folding plate, no loss, a few very minor marks to margins of final text page. A good clean copy (without atlas of plates as noted). Brunet, II, col. 842. VERY HEAVY BOOK AND WILL REQUIRED EXTRA POSTAGE COSTS. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        VOYAGE EN ARABIE & en d'autres Pays circonvoisins.

      Amsterdam, S. J. Baalde; Utrecht, J. van Schoonhoven & Comp., 1776.3 VOLUMES, COMPLETE SET, FIRST FRENCH EDITION OF FIRST TWO VOLUMES 1776 - 1780, Volume III dated 1774 and entitled Description de l'Arabie faite sur des observations propres et des avis recueillis dans les lieux memes (first published in French in Copenhagen in 1773). 4to, approximately 260 x 210 mm, 10¼ x 8½ inches, a total of 150 engravings, Volume I: attractive allegorical vignette to title page, 72 engravings of which 22 folding (5 maps or plans) plus a large folding map of Yemen with routes shown in green and red; Volume II: same vignette on title page, 52 engravings, 17 folding, many maps and plans; Volume III: same title page vignette, 24 engravings including maps, 7 folding of which 2 hand coloured of Kufiq characters, and 5 of maps, plus large folding map of Yemen with routes in colour, pages: viii, (6), 409, (1); vi, (10), 389, (1); xlii, 372 + (16), all 3 complete with half - titles. Bound in old calf sides, handsomely rebacked to style, gilt decorated raised bands, ornate gilt decoration in compartments, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, original endpapers retained. A few small scrapes to covers, corners slightly worn with cardboard showing at tips, ex college library copy with armorial library bookplate stamped 'Withdrawn' on each pastedown, small blind library stamp on title pages, tiny closed tear to inner edge of 2 folding maps in Volume I, 1 folding map protruding slightly from text block and very slightly worn along fore - edge, 1 or 2 very small neat pencil notes in Volume II, neat pencil titles to plates on Directions to Binder at the end of Volume III. A very good clean set. Volume I covers Egypt (pages 32 - 212) and Yemen, Volume II covers parts a of India including Bombay and Surat, Iraq and Syria, Volume III first part: describes Arabia in general, customs, religion, currency, ancient writing, astronomy, medcine, agriculture, animals; second part covers Yemen, Oman, Mecca and Medina, Bedouin tribes, Desert of Mount Sinai. Cox, Volume I, page 237: 'This is a justly famous and popular work. Niebuhr, though German born, took part as astronomer and naturalist in the Royal Danish expedition to Arabia 1763 - 67. His accounts are probably the best and most authentic of their day. Though Arabia was his chief concern, his travels extended into Egypt, Persia and Hindustan"; Sotheby's Library of Peter Hopkirk, 1010: "(Niebuhr's) work was the first European attempt at a complete account of Arabia. He amassed a vast quantity of factual information which he relates in a simp[le unrhetorical fashion, distinguishing clearly between things observed personally and things learned from, others."; Sotheby's Library of Michael Burrell, 569. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Catalogue Des Livres et Estampes De La bibliotheque De Feu Monsieur Perrot, maitre Des Comptes; disposé Dans Un Ordre Différent De Celui observé Jusqu'à Ce Jour. Avec Une Table Des Auteurs. La vente se fera en sa maison... le 22 janvier 1776, & jours suivans

      1776. Paris, Gogué & Née de la Rochelle, 1776. iv, xxxii, 382 pp. 8vo. Contemporary mottled calf, spine goldtooled. Hinges a bit worn but holding well. Priced throughout in a contemporary hand and with some annotations. A good copy. Remarkable auction catalogue containing 4542 lots of books and 51 lots of prints; a very large collection totalling over 21,000 books. The collection is particularly rich in sciences. From a bibliographical point of view this is an important catalogue. Brunet says: "Ce catalogue, rédigé par le libraire Gouget, est remarquable parce qu'on y a adopté un nouveau système de bibliographie qui n'a pas d'ailleurs, et avec raison, trouvé d'imitateurs. La classe des Belles-lettres est supprimée et figure avec les Sciences et Arts dont on a fait deux grandes divisions, la première contenant les sciences proprement dites, la seconde les arts dans laquelle se trouvent fondues les Belles-lettres. La jurisprudence est placée après l'histoire, tandis qu'il est plus logique de faire venir la lègislation avant le récit des événements." [c.f. Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 509; Pollard & Ehrman 294; Grolier Club 243]

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      London, D. Henry, 1776.THE AMERICAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. 1776. 8vo, approximately 215 x 140 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, LACKS ALL THE MAPS EXCEPT ONE AND IS BEING SOLD AS A VERY EARLY PRINTING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. Ex - Library copy. Full year January - December 1776 bound together, plus the Supplement, each year having its own title page with a woodcut of St. John's Gate at the top. Present are 1 map of The Discoveries of Captain Cook and 5 engraved plates,1 folding, illustrations in the text, general title page, preface, 608 pages plus 16 pages of index, rebound in modern quarter brown calf, red label with gilt lettering and surrounding gilt rules, blind decoration between raised bands, marbled boards, new cream endpapers. Faint blind library stamps to title page and 1 engraved plate, hardly visible, no other library marks, title page has very pale browning to margins, occasional pale browning to text, very pale red staining to lower edges, slight cropping to lower edge when rebound, otherwise a very good sturdy tight copy. The Declaration is found on pages 361 & 362 of the August issue for 1776. There are also some other articles of interest on America. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Efterretning om rudera eller levninger af de gamle nordmænds og islænderes bygninger paa Grønlands wester-side, tilligemed et anhang om deres undergang sammesteds.

      Köpenhamn, A. F. Stein, 1776. 8:o. 80 s. Häftad i samtida nött gråpappomslag med handskriven titeltext på både rygg och främre omslag. Ryggen defekt. En gammal biblioteksetikett på främre omslaget. Gamla anteckningar på insidan av främre omslaget och titelsidan. En fuktfläck i nedre hälften av texten från s. 65 till slutet. Med en oidentifierad gammal oval stpl med initialerna "NLSB" och en svårtydd namnteckning daterad den 1 november 1909.. Bibliotheca danica III:646

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        Raccolta di varie composizioni per la degnissima promozione al vescovato e principato di Trento di sua altezza reverendissima monsignor Pietro Michele Vigilio del S.R.I. conte di Thunn, ed Hichenstein Ec., Marchese di Castellaro, &c. &c.

      Nella stamperia vescovile Monauniana, Trento. 1776 - A c. [pi greco]3-4 dedic. a Giovanni Vigilio di Thunn. Tit. sull?occhietto: Raccolta di componimenti poetici. Ritratto inciso in antiporta del vescovo. Ultimo Principe Vescovo a governare di fatto sul principato trentino, fin dalla sua elezione pratica la via delle riforme, in un periodo storico caratterizzato da profondi mutamenti politici e istituzionali. Nel corso di una missione a Vienna, nel 1777, firma con l?imperatrice Maria Teresa, un accordo che assoggetta il principato alla legislazione austriaca, in materia commerciale e fiscale. Pochi anni dopo, nel 1781, offre all?imperatore Giuseppe II la sovranità sul territorio trentino in cambio di un vitalizio personale. Quest?azione di Pietro Vigilio Thunn, diretta al compimento dell?inevitabile processo di assorbimento del piccolo principato nell?amministrazione asburgica, non ha seguito, ma viene fortemente criticata dalle forze trentine più conservatrici. Con l?avvicinarsi dell?esercito di Napoleone, nel 1796, il Principe Vescovo si allontana da Trento, senza più tornarci, nemmeno quando la situazione antecedente è ripristinata dall?intervento delle truppe austriache. Incapace di mutare il corso degli eventi, Thunn non può che assistere impotente all?annullamento politico del principato, la cui esistenza sarà d?ora in poi solo sulla carta fino alla sua definitiva soppressione nel 1803. Ben curato tipograficamente con i componimenti in cornici, uso di iniziali ornate e fregi. Bella legatura in cartoncino semirigido dorato coeva. Opera molto rara. Formato: 68, LXXII p., [1] ritr., [1] c. di tav. ripieg. 4° (23 cm), cart. Buono, ordinari segni d?uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        Sylva: or, a Discourse of Forest-Trees,

      York: by A. Ward, for J. Dodsley, T. Cadell, J. Robson, and T. Durham, in London, and W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1776. York: by A. Ward, for J. Dodsley, T. Cadell, J. Robson, and T. Durham, in London, and W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh,, 1776. and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesty's Dominions: as it was delivered in the Royal Society on the 15th Day of October, 1662, Upon Occasion of certain Quaeries propounded to that illustrious Assembly, by the Honourable the Principal Officers and Commissioners of the Navy. Together With An Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves. With Notes by A Hunter M.D. F.R.S. Large quarto (315 × 240 mm). Half calf to style, edges entirely uncut. With the original subscriber's ticket signed by Hunter, and with the original prepublication advertisement leaf loosely inserted. Engraved portrait frontispiece, 40 engraved plates of which 1 folding, folding letterpress table. Some light foxing and offsetting, a few inserted botanical specimens, an excellent copy. First Hunter edition, complete with the original advertisement leaf and subscriber's ticket as receipt. First published in 1664 and famously the first book to be printed by order of the Royal Society, Sylva was his most important work to be published during Evelyn's lifetime (his famous diary not being published until 1818). During the 1640s and 1650s production of glass and iron increased rapidly and the wood used to fire the furnaces and factories was not being replaced by fresh planting. This led to a serious shortage of wood from which the Navy could construct ships. Evelyn appealed to the king for a concerted campaign of reforestation and claimed in his preface that he had induced landowners to plant many millions of trees. In his own preface, Hunter remarks that "soon after the publication of the Sylva... the Spirit for Planting increased to a high degree; and there is reason to believe that many of our ships, [used] in the last war... were constructed from Oaks planted at that time.

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        Mémoires de l’abbé Terrai, Controlleur-Général des Finances, Avec une relation de l’émeute arrivée à Paris en 1775. & suivis de quatorze Lettres d’un Actionnaire de la Compagnie des Indes.

      1776 - Livre ancien (2 ff), 398 pp. Edition pirate publiée sans nom d’éditeur de ces pseudo-mémoires de l’Abbé Terrai, qui sont une virulente critique de la gestion du ministre des finances par Jean-Baptiste Louis Coquereau, avocat, suivis du récit sous forme épistolaire des dernières assemblées de la Compagnie des Indes. Exemplaire en cartonnage dominoté du temps, intéressante condition. Condition : In-12, en cartonnage d’époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vollkommene Gründ- und Regulmäßige Anweisung zur Schön-Schreib-Kunst... Nürnberg, J. A. Endter, (1776). Kl.-4to. (ca. 25 : 20 cm). Mit gest. doppelblattgr. Titel u. 14 (statt 25) Kupfertafeln, davon 12 doppelblattgroß. Mit Buntpapierstücken bezogener alter Pp.; Rücken überklebt.

      . . Doede 205; Kat. Ornamentstich-Slg. Bln. 4921. - Fragment des seltenen Schreibmeisterbuchs. Vollständig vorhanden sind aber die 22 großen, prächtigen Zierbuchstaben mit integrierten Berufsdarstellungen, die ein "Fractur-Alphabet mit artigen, auf jeden Buchstaben sich schickenden Figuren" darstellen: von A (Affe am Schreibpult) über Barbier, Drechsler, Fischer, Gerber, Hafner, Jäger, Kürschner, Organist, Perückenmacher, Quacksalber u.a. bis W (Wagner). Von Thieme/Becker (I, 233) als Albrechts "trefflichste Blätter" gelobt. Von den einfacheren Tafeln sind lediglich eine doppelblattgroße Tafel mit Versalien und zwei blattgroße mit Monogrammen vorhanden. Es fehlen die auf dem Titel genannten "Lateinische Cursiv, Rotund und Romanische Schrifft und Zahlen"-Tafeln. Aus dem Vorbesitz des Illustrators Henri Barthelemy, mit dessen Exlibris und kleinem Prägestempel auf den meisten Tafeln. ** Bestellungen bis 14 Uhr versenden wir am selben Tag. - Schweizer Postkonto vorhanden. **

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        Didon abandonnee par Enee. Aeneas' Abschied von Dido.

      1776. Feder in Schwarz, rotbraun laviert und mit Deckweiß gehöht, über Bleistift, auf bräunlichem Papier, mit Goldlitze, mehreren Tuschlinien und hellgrün lavierter Umrandung, unten Mitte eigenhändig in franz. Sprache betitelt, rechts unten signiert und datiert "Dessine et inv: par H. Ramberg Mens: Aug: 1776?. 27,9:41 cm.. "Ein umfänglicher Bestand an Zeichnungen des Knaben Ramberg, die sich als Geschenk von Rambergs Nachfahren, ... in Hannover erhalten haben, erlaubt Einblicke, wie Ramberg von seinem Vater angeleitet und wie seine Begabung gefördert wurde. Die Blätter reichen bis 1774 zurück, als Ramberg in seinem elften Lebensjahr in Rötel nach antiken Vorlagen, Gipsen und Graphiken, wie sie in der Sammlung des Kriegssekretärs vorhanden waren, zeichnete.... 1776 widmete er sich Hirten- und Fischerszenen, Putten, aber auch Köpfe und Figuren im Stil Rembrandts sowie klassischen Themen wie Mucius Scävola." (Zit. aus: A. von Rohr, Johann Heinrich Ramberg 1773-Hannover-1840. Maler für König und Volk. Hannover 1998, S. 13).

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        Vanto Delli Cocchieri Napolitani o Sia Dell'Arte nobilissima, che tengono essi, in domare li Cavalli, e guidarli sotto le Carrozze, sopra Qualsisia Nazione. Consacrato al merito singolare del Signor Gaetano Pizzella Cocchiero Maggiore, e Maestro di Stalla di S. E. Il Signor Principe di Francavilla . . .

      Giuseppe Coda, Napoli 1776 - Scarce Neapolitan equestrian title, with only five libraries appearing to have it on OCLC FirstServe. 8vo. 20 by 15 cm. xi, 194 pp. The book is a cross between a primer on horses and coaching and a celebration of the Neapolitan tradition in particular, with special homage to Cajetanus Pezzella, a then renowned horseman and equerry to the Prince of Francavilla. The book has an element also of the hoary Italianate "mirror" book, a self-help book for rulers to gentlemen instructing them on how to behave properly and excel in their role. Novi argues in essence that the dedication of a Pezzella is a sine qua non for mastery in horsemanship while lamenting that such an accomplishment may not be rewarded with heightened social status. Of perhaps greatest interest in the work is how Novi identifies a special "code of honor" amongst the cocchieri napolitani. No less a figure than Benedetto Croce has said that this code serves as a parable of Neapolitan republican character. Light occasional foxing. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The American Atlas: or, A Geographical Description of the Whole Continent of America: wherein are delineated at Large, its Several Regions, Countries, States, and Islands; and Chiefly the British Colonies

      London: Printed and Sold by R. Sayer and J. Bennett, 1776 - Folio (558 × 373 mm) Late 18th-, early 19th-century blind-ruled half calf, marbled boards, attractive violet and sepia, flower-patterned pastedowns. A little rubbed on the boards, the corners through, splitting to the joints and chipping head and tail of the spine, some stabilisation and restoration, light toning to the maps, some faint offsetting, a few short splits to edges and on the folds, a couple of minor professional repairs, else a very good copy. Letterpress title and index leaf. 22 engraved maps on 48 sheets (all folding or double-page except for one single-page) by Henry Mouzon, Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson, William Scull, Thomas Jefferys, Samuel Holland and others, hand-coloured in outline. First issue of the 1776 edition, published one year after the first, most maps in this atlas are dated 1775, with some dated 1774. "The chief publication used by English and American officers during the American Revolution" (Karpinski), with large maps of 11 of the 13 colonies, and of French Canada. As Geographer to the Prince of Wales, and subsequently the King, Jefferys had unparalleled access to the latest surveys of the American colonies and "is remembered in particular for some of the most important eighteenth-century maps of the Americas, a series given cohesion and impetus by the preliminary hostilities and eventual outbreak of the Seven Years' War." (ODNB). After Jefferys' death in November 1771, his business passed to Robert Sayer and John Bennett, who, in 1775, issued all of Jefferys' separately issued maps in atlas form for the first time, under the umbrella title The American Atlas. This is considered to be the most important eighteenth-century atlas for America, described by Walter Ristow as "one of the most authoritative and comprehensive atlases of America a geographical description of the whole continent of America, as portrayed in the best available maps in the latter half of the eighteenth century as a major cartographic reference work it was, very likely, consulted by American, English, and French civilian administrators and military officers during the Revolution". The geographical knowledge of America gathered here was to have impact not only on the strategy of the War of Independence, but also influenced the course of future treaty negotiations. The maps comprise: 1,2,3: Braddock Mead (alias John Green). "A Chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans " Published 10 June 1775. Six sheets joined into three. 4: Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg. "The Russian Discoveries." Published 2 March 1775. One sheet. 5,6: Emanuel Bowen and John Gibson. "An Accurate Map of North America Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish Dominions." Published 2 July 1775. Four sheets joined into two. 7: Thomas Jefferys. "North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville." Published 10 June 1775. One sheet. 8: Samuel Dunn. "A Map of the British Empire in North America." Published 10 January 1774. One sheet. 9: Thomas Jefferys. "An Exact Chart of the River St. Laurence from Fort Frontenac to the Island of Anticosti." Published 25 May 1775. Two sheets joined into one. 10: Sayer and Bennett. "A Chart of the Gulf of St. Laurence " Published 25 March 1775. One sheet. 11:"A Map of the Island of St. John in the Gulf of St. Laurence." Published 6 April 1775. One sheet. 12: James Cook and Michael Lane. "A General Chart of the Island of Newfoundland." Published 10 May 1775. One sheet. (Upper border just shaved.) 13:"A Chart of the Banks of Newfoundland." Published 25 March 1775. One sheet. 14:Thomas Jefferys. "A New Map of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island with the adjacent parts of New England and Canada." Published 15 June 1775. One sheet. 15,16: Braddock Mead (alias John Green). "A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England." Published 29 November 1774. Four sheets joined into two. 17: Samuel Holland. "The Provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania and the Province of

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        Bibliotheque Orientale, ou Dictionnaire Universal, contenant généralment tout ce qui regarde la connaissance des peuples de l'Orient.

      J. E. Dufour & Ph. Roux., Maestricht. 1776 - Second edition. 39 x 26cm. 2h., xxi, 22-26, [1] - 954pp. Full contemporary calf with lettering-piece, coloured edges. Brunet II 664. H. Laurens, 'La Bibliotheque Orientale de Bartélemi d'Herbelot', 1978. D'Herbelot (1625-1695), studied Hebrew, Syriac, Aramaic, persian and Turkish in Paris and afterwards in Florence under the patronage of the Grand Duke, Ferdinand II. He was later professor of Syriac at the College de France. This is the first encyclopaedia of the Islamic world, from Arabia & Persia to the Maghreb & al-Andalus.The subjects; history, biographies, art, politics, traditions, sects, geography etc., are arranged alphabetically and, crucially, are based for the first time on original sources, Arabic, Persian and Turkish, which are listed in a 2-page bibliography. This is the second edition. The first, of 1697, was seen through the press after the death of Herbelot by the ditinguished orientalist Antoine Galland, who contributed a preface, also present in this second edition. In it he stresses the erudition and originality of the work. There are other editions of 1777-79 (4 vols. quarto), and 1781. Binding somewhat scuffed, with slight loss at head and tail of spine, one corner bumped, upper margins of a few leaves at beginning damp-stained, nonetheless a very good copy, clean and crisp, of a landmark in Islamic studies. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        A New Map of the Province Of Quebec, according According to the Royal Proclamation, of the 7th of October, 1763, from the French Surveys Connected with those Made after the War by Captain Carver, and others in His Majesty's Service

      London: Robert Sayer & John Bennett, 1776 London: Robert Sayer & John Bennett, 1776. unbound. Map. Engraving with original color wash. Page measures This map shows the Province of Quebec as a newly acquired English territory according to the Treaty of Paris at the end of the French Indian War. Includes four lovely trompe l'oiel insets of the Isles of Montreal, Plan of Montreal, The City of Quebec, and the Course of the St. Lawrence. This British map extends the boundaries of Quebec into New England at a key point in the beginning of the Revolution. Captain Jonathan Carver (1732-1780) was a traveler, surveyor and cartographer who made this map based on his travels for Thomas Jeffery's American Atlas. Robert Sayer (1725-1794) was an important English publisher of maps, portraits, and nautical engravings. Partnering with John Bennett around the 1760s, the two published the works of well-known cartographers such as Kitchen, Jefferys, Belling, d'Anville and others. This is the first state of this scarce map.

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        The death of General Wolfe.

      London, Woollett, Boydell & Ryland, 1776.Contemporary handcoloured engraving after Benjamin West by William Woollett. ca. 47 x 59,5 cm.* General James Wolfe (1727-1759) died during his famous victory over the French at Quebec, which delivered Canada into the hands of the British. The engraving depicts the general surrounded by his officers and a native American warrior, with ships in the background. The original heroic painting by Benjamin West (1738-1820) of 1771 was an instant success and the engraving by William Woollett which followed was one of the most commercial successful prints ever published (Von Erffa & Staley, The paintings of Benjamin West, p.213). - Mounted on linnen, occasionally faint rubbing, otherwise fine.

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        Carte de la Pologne Autrichienne Contenant la Russie Rouge et la partie meridionale du Palatinat de Cracovie, etc. Dresee sur l'Exemplaire des Heritiers Homan 1775

      Venedig, Remondini, 1776 [wohl 1784].. Altkolorierte Kupferstichkarte von Santini nach F.L. Güssefeld, Bildausschnitt 45 x 58,5 cm, Blattgr. 53,5 x 71,5 cm.. Vergl. Imago Poloniae K86 (Ausgabe 1775 von Güssefeld bei Homann Erben); nach der ersten Polnischen Teilung 1772, bei der sich Österreich Galizien und Lodomerien einverleibt hatte, mangelte es an Kartenmaterial der Region, so behalf sich der für den Homann-Verlag tätige Kartograf Güssefeld mit einer Überarbeitung des entsprechenden Kartenausschnitts der berühmten Wandkarte Gesamtpolens von Rizzi-Zannoni aus dem Jahr 1772; diese erste Karte Galiziens wurde in den Jahren danach von zahlreichen Verlagen kopiert und nachgeahmt, unter anderem von Santini 1776, dessen Neuauflage Remondini 1784 besorgte; erst durch das Erscheinen der berühmten Liesganigkarte 1794 gab es eigens vermessene und zuverlässige Karten von Galizien und Lodomerien; breitrandig und ausgezeichnet erhalten

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        Ueber philosophisches studium.Göttingen, Heinrich Dieterich, 1807. 8vo. Contemporary half calf, richly gold-tooled spine and gold-tooled crowned monogram in centre on front board.

      Eisler 259; cf. Lex. der Pädagogik II, pp. 216-220. First edition of an extensive essay on the study of philosophy, by Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776-1841), presenting philosophy not as metaphysical, but as the basis for all science. It provides a frame of thinking and a classification by means of comparison and arrangement of notions and variations; philosophy is so to speak the "grammar of thinking". He is further convinced that a talent for the study of philosophy should be already present at a young age and that it should gradually grow by means of other scholarly studies.Binding slightly rubbed; stamp on title-page. In very good condition.

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        Vanto Delli Cocchieri Napolitani o Sia Dell'Arte nobilissima, che tengono essi, in domare li Cavalli, e guidarli sotto le Carrozze, sopra Qualsisia Nazione Consacrato al merito singolare del Signor Gaetano Pizzella Cocchiero Maggiore, e Maestro di Stalla di S. E. Il Signor Principe di Francavilla . . .

      Napoli: Giuseppe Coda, 1776. Napoli: Giuseppe Coda, 1776. First Edition. Paper on card (semi-hardcover). Very Good. Scarce Neapolitan equestrian title, with only five libraries appearing to have it on OCLC FirstServe. 8vo. 20 by 15 cm. xi, 194 pp. The book is a cross between a primer on horses and coaching and a celebration of the Neapolitan tradition in particular, with special homage to Cajetanus Pezzella, a then renowned horseman and equerry to the Prince of Francavilla. The book has an element also of the hoary Italianate "mirror" book, a self-help book for rulers to gentlemen instructing them on how to behave properly and excel in their role. Novi argues in essence that the dedication of a Pezzella is a sine qua non for mastery in horsemanship while lamenting that such an accomplishment may not be rewarded with heightened social status. Of perhaps greatest interest in the work is how Novi identifies a special "code of honor" amongst the cocchieri napolitani. No less a figure than Benedetto Croce has said that this code serves as a parable of Neapolitan republican character. Light occasional foxing.

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        Ampia e interessante raccolta di lettere e documenti autografi relativi alla storia del territorio marchigiano e in particolare piceno. L'insieme è costituito da oltre 120 pezzi, riferiti in gran parte al canonico e storico Giuseppe Colucci, che dopo gli studi con i gesuiti e la laurea in Giurisprudenza si dedicò (dal 1776) alle ricerche storico - archeologiche nell'area del Piceno, avviando la pubblicazione della sua opera più conosciuta, le celebri "Antichità Picene". La poderosa pubblicazione fu ammirata da Pio VI che lo sostenne nella continuazione del progetto editoriale e scientifico di raccogliere le memorie e le documentazioni sulle diverse città delle Marche. L'insieme, che comprende interessanti aneddoti sulle Antichità Picene, comprende: A. Raccolta di nove ms. autografi relativi alla compilazione e alla pubblicazione delle Antichità Picene, tra cui una distinta autografa umiliata alla Santità di Pio VI delle quote di associazione alla suddetta opera, una nota autografa delle spese occorrenti per la stampa di ogni tomo delle Antichità Picene, ed alcune minute autografe. B. Insieme di 38 pezzi tra lettere e documenti indirizzati alla famiglia Colucci da diversi corrispondenti. C. Nove lunghe lettere indirizzate a Nicola Antonio Colucci nell'ultimo decennio del XVIII seC


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        Gentleman's Monthly and Historical Chronicle

      London: St. John's Gate for D. Henry 1776 - 1st Edition. This is possibly the first book publication of the Declaration of Independence. It is the hardcover single volume combination of the 12 monthly issues of Gentleman's Monthly, including the historic August, 1776, issue, that contained one of the first publications of the Declaration of Independence signed the month before, July 4, 1776. This book contains other fascinating maps, documents and contemporary reports, especially about the emergence of the longest running democracy in modern times. In excellent condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. The iconic historic utterance of man's right to "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.". In excellent (very good) condition in what appears to be the original spine and decorated boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Théorie des jardins

      Pissot, Paris 1776 - In-8. [198 x 122 mm] Collation : (8), 397, (3) pp. Veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tranches marbrées. (Reliure de l'époque.). First edition. Contemporary marbled calf, spine gilted with nerves, red edges. Margins of the first two leaves and the last two foxed. Première édition. Rompant avec le goût pour les jardins symétriques, la théorie de Jean Marie Morel "est toute fondée sur la nature." Cet architecte a tracé les plans des jardins du Prince de Conti à l'Ile-Adam, du duc d'Aumont à Guiscard, de M. de Nicolaï à Bercy, du maréchal de Trévise à Saint-Ouen, de M. de Girardin à Ermenonville et des parcs de Sceaux et de la Malmaison. Marges des deux premiers et des deux derniers feuillets roussis. Petits manques à la coiffe et charnière fendue sur 2 cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vollständige Sammlung der Kaiserlichen in Sachen Frankfurt contra Frankfurt ergangenen Resolutionen und anderer dahin einschlagender Stadt-Verwaltungs-Grund-Gesezzen unter Allerhöchst-Kayserlichem Privilegio in drey Abteilungen herausgegeben...

      Frankfurt a.M., Andreä, 1776 - 1779.. Erste (1.) Ausgabe. Drei Teile in einem Band. Titelblatt, 32, 138 Seiten; Titelblatt, 282 Seiten; Titelblatt, 154 Seiten, 13 S. (Anhang), 30 Bll. (Gesamtregister für alle drei Teile). 4° (32 x 22 cm), Halblederband der Zeit über fünf Bünden, mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und etwas floraler Rückenvergoldung.. Demandt I, 779; Sauer 597. - Das wichtigste Quellenwerk zur Geschichte der Frankfurter Gerichtsverfassung. Die umfangreiche Sammlung enthält die Staats-Grundverträge Frankfurts und alle Kaiserlichen Hauptresolutionen, Commissionsrecesse und Decrete sowie diejenigen Erkenntnisse und Urteile der höchsten Reichsgerichte, welche die Gerichtsverfassung Frankfurts betreffen (Sauer). Einband teils etwas stärker berieben, Ecken bestoßen, vorderes Außengelenk stellenweise angeplatzt (Bindung fest u. stabil), Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen an den Kapitalen. Innen unterschiedlich gebräunt, stellenweise auch etwas stärker, stellenweise etwas braun bzw. wasserfleckig. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Selten !

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        A New Map of the Province Of Quebec, according According to the Royal Proclamation, of the 7th of October, 1763, from the French Surveys Connected with those Made after the War by Captain Carver, and others in His Majesty's Service

      London: Robert Sayer & John Bennett, 1776. London: Robert Sayer & John Bennett, 1776. unbound. Map. Engraving with original color wash. Page measures This map shows the Province of Quebec as a newly acquired English territory according to the Treaty of Paris at the end of the French Indian War. Includes four lovely trompe l'oiel insets of the Isles of Montreal, Plan of Montreal, The City of Quebec, and the Course of the St. Lawrence. This British map extends the boundaries of Quebec into New England at a key point in the beginning of the Revolution. Captain Jonathan Carver (1732-1780) was a traveler, surveyor and cartographer who made this map based on his travels for Thomas Jeffery's American Atlas. Robert Sayer (1725-1794) was an important English publisher of maps, portraits, and nautical engravings. Partnering with John Bennett around the 1760s, the two published the works of well-known cartographers such as Kitchen, Jefferys, Belling, d'Anville and others. This is the first state of this scarce map.

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        Les A Propos de Societe ou Chansons de M.L**** Tom. I [II]. [Subtitle]: Together with: Les A Propos de La Folie ou Chansons Grotesques, Grivoises et Annonces de Parade.

      [Paris] [1776]. 3 volumes. Octavo. Contemporary gilt-ruled mottled calf with spines in decorative compartments gilt, triple gilt rules to boards, marbled edges. 1f. (title), [iii]-x, 1f. (engraved plate), 302 pp.; 1f. (title), 1f. (engraved plate), 316 pp.; 1f. (title), [iii]-vi, 1f. (engraved plate), 319, [i] pp. With errata to all three volumes. With fine engraved pictorial frontispieces, title pages and smaller engravings, after Moreau, throughout, including charming depictions of contemporary French society. Head- and tailpieces throughout. With the small bookplate of Douglas Maxwell Moffatt to front pastedowns of each volume. Contains the melody and text to 264 chansons. Slightly worn, rubbed and bumped; spines slightly chipped at head and tail. Spotting to several leaves in Vol. III; some minor foxing. A very good and attractive copy overall.. First Edition. Lesure p. 661. RISM Recueils BII p. 97 (one copy of all three volumes in the U.S. and Great Britain). An elegantly-printed collection.

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        VIAGGIO PITTORICO E STORICO AI TRE LAGHI MAGGIORE, DI LUGANO, E COMO. Col corso del fiume Adda e Ticino. Opera dedicata a Sua Eccellenza il Feld - Maresciallo Conte Enrico di Bellegarde, I.R. Presidente del Consiglio Aulico.

      presso Francesco Bernucca (Contrada dei Tre Re, n. 4091) s.d. (prima metà XIX secolo). In - 8 oblungo (mm. 242x339), mz pelle coeva (restaur.), fregi e tit. oro su tassello al dorso. L?Album contiene: un frontespizio inciso e 50 magnifiche tavole di vedute, numerosiss. disegnate dal vero da Friedrich Lose (1776 - 1833) ed incise all?acquatinta da Carolina Lose (1784 - 1837), e anche vedute disegnate da Heinrich Adam (1787 - 1862) - G.B. Bosio - G. Castellini - Gaetano Zancon ed inc. all?acquatinta da A. Biasioli - Ruigi Rados (1773 - 1840) - G. A. Sasso - Bussi e Fumagalli. Ciascuna tavola è accompagnata da un foglio a stampa di testo storico - descrittivo, con il numero romano della tavola cui si riferisce. Stupendo album, di grande rarità, che fornisce una documentazione iconografica tra le più complete sui tre Laghi e sulle montagne circostanti. Si conoscono anche esemplari con diverso numero di tavole, che venivano inserite nella raccolta in base alla loro disponibilità al momento della vendita presso l?editore. Cfr. Brunet,V,1168 e Graesse,VII,295 che citano l?ediz. del 1815 con 50 tavv. Solo qualche lieviss. traccia d?uso altrimenti fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato e marginoso. Il viaggio pittorico o viaggio pittoresco è un tipo di pubblicazione che si sviluppa soprattutto nella prima metà dell?Ottocento e si colloca a metà strada tra la guida turistica e il libro d?arte. I volumi erano costituiti da un certo numero di tavole incise, accompagnate da un commento descrittivo più o meno ampio; le incisioni potevano essere colorate, su richiesta degli acquirenti dell?opera. Questa produzione si rivolgeva a un pubblico d?élite, costituito da nobili e intellettuali, lo stesso pubblico di cui facevano parte i viaggiatori dell?epoca. Il "Viaggio pittorico e storico ai tre laghi Maggiore, di Lugano, e Como", fa parte di una serie di raccolte di incisioni prodotte a Milano da due artisti tedeschi, Friedrich e Caroline Lose. L?opera ebbe diverse edizioni, di cui la prima citata nei repertori risale al 1815. Friedrich Lose nacque a Goerlitz, ai confini orientali della Germania, e studiò a Lipsia con Oeser; successivamente si recò a Parigi. Sua moglie Caroline Lose di Dresda, figlia del consigliere di Corte d?Appello von Schlieben, fu allieva di Moritz Retsch. Friedrich disegnava i suoi paesaggi ad acquerello, Caroline provvedeva a realizzare l?incisione in acquatinta e, in ultimo, seguiva direttamente il lavoro di coloritura delle tavole. In questo modo venne realizzato anche il "Viaggio pittorico nei monti della Brianza", edito dallo stesso Friedrich Lose. La coppia di artisti si era trasferita a Milano, al seguito del vicerè Eugenio Beauharnais, ma era poi rimasta nella città lombarda anche dopo la caduta del regime napoleonico. L?attività dei coniugi Lose, che avevano formato uno dei più interessanti sodalizi artistici nella Lombardia della Restaurazione, si esaurì dopo il 1824; entrambi morirono a Milano.

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        The Works of Andrew Marvell, Esq

      London - Henry Baldwin, 1776. London - Henry Baldwin, 1776 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of the works of Andrew Marvell, seventeenth-century poet. Andrew Marvell (31 March 1621 16 August 1678) was an English metaphysical poet, Parliamentarian, and the son of a Church of England clergyman (also named Andrew Marvell). As a metaphysical poet, he is associated with John Donne and George Herbert. He was a colleague and friend of John Milton. Containing The Rehearsal Transposed, A Seasonable Question, and other letters and essays. Volume II of three volumes only. Condition: Rebound in half-calf binding with marbled boards. Externally smart, with just a few marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, with some scattered spotting throughout (heavier to first and last few pages). Institutional blind-stamping throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Philosophische Aphorismen nebst einigen Anleitungen zur philosophischen Geschichte. 2 Theile in 2 Bänden.

      Schwickert 1776-1782, Leipzig - 8vo. Mit 2gest. Titelvignetten (Leibniz (hier mit tz) u. Thomasius). 2 Bl., 418 S., 5 Bl.; 2 Bl., 480 S., 4 Bl. Hldr. d. Zt. auf 4 Bünden m. Rückenvergoldung u. 2 RSchildern. Rotschnitt. Erste Ausgabe des philosophischen Hauptwerkes des Mediziners und Philosophen Ernst Platner (1744-1818), Mitbegründers der Anthropologie als medizinisch-philosophischer Wissenschaft. "Seine weitgehend eklektizistische Auseinandersetzung mit der Kunsttheorie seiner Zeit spiegelt sich [. u.a.] in den "Philosophischen Aphorismen" (NDB 20, 513). - Einbände etw. berieben, m. winzigen Fehlstellen. Exlibris im Innendeckel. Mehrere getilgte unschöne Bibl.-Stempel auf Titelbl. recto u. verso. Sonst sauber u. woherhalten. - Selten. gr. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works of George Lord LytteltonFormerly Printed Separately: And Now First Collected Together,With Some Other Pieces Never Before Printed

      London - J. Dodsley, 1776. London - J. Dodsley, 1776 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete works of George Lord Lyttelton, politician and patron of the arts. Lord Lyttelton was a friend and supporter to Alexander Pope in the 1730s and to Henry Fielding in the 1750s. James Thomson addresses him throughout his poem The Seasons, and Lyttelton arranged a pension for Thomson. He wrote Dialogues of the Dead in 1760 with Elizabeth Montagu, leader of the bluestockings, and The History of the Life of Henry the Second (17671771). The former work is part of a tradition of such dialogues. Henry Fielding dedicated Tom Jones to him. Containing his Observations on the Life of Cicero, Observations on the Roman history, his collected poetry, letters, and dialogues. With frontispiece to volume I. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In Regency mottled calf bindings with original spine labels. Externally quite smart, with just some rubbing. Backstrip of volume III lifting. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are quite bright, but with some scattered spotting throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Ausführliche Geschichte der theoretisch-praktischen Uhrmacherkunst, seit der ältesten Art den Tag einzutheilen, bis an das Ende des achtzehnten Jahrhunderts.

      Leipzig, Roch, 1801pppp.. 8°. X SS., 1 Bl., 564 SS. Pappband d. Zt.. Seltene erste Ausgabe der bedeutenden Monographie über die Zeitmessung und das Uhrmachergewerbe. Poppe (1776-1854) war zunächst selbst Uhrmacher in der Werkstatt seines Vaters und lehrte später in Frankfurt und Tübingen als Professor für Technologie, Mathematik und Maschinenkunde. Hier behandelt er Sonnen-, Wasser- und mechanische Uhren. Die letzten 60 Seiten sind besonders wertvoll, weil Poppe dort teils sehr eingehend die "Litteratur der Uhrmacherkunst" von Cardano bis hin zu Werken aus dem Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts bespricht. - Etwas gebräunt, wenig fleckig, Vorsätze mit Vermerken, Rücken mit Papierstreifen verstärkt. - Exemplar aus der Bibliothek der Dichterin Marie Ebner von Eschenbach mit ihrem Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz. Ihre Bibliothek im Schloss Zdislavice in Mähren wurde 1945 zum grossen Teil in einer Papiermühle zerschreddert.

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        El rey. Virreyes, Presidentes de mis audiencias, y Gobernadores de los Reynos de las Indias. En carta de ocho de Octubre del año mil setecientos setenta y dos dio cuenta mi Real Audiencia de Goathemala, de que habiendo recordado el Ensayador de aquel Reyn

      San Idelfonso, 1776. The American natives and mulattos are the best silversmiths. 1776. San Idelfonso. In folio. 9 ff. Unbound.Rare Royal Decree signed October 12 1776, communicating the 1745 Ordinance, regarding the exercise and conformation of the silversmith proffesion, addressed to the Indies, with interesting notes of the office?s Saint (Saint Eloy) and the conditions required for the organization of the workers, apprentices and most particularly on the tax to be collected. The imprint expressly recognizes the superior skill of the American natives and mulattos in the craftsmanship.Signed at the end by Thomas Ortiz de Landazuri, giving notice of its reception by the Contaduria General de las Indias. Landazuri serves 16 years in the secretary of New Spain viceroyalty; in 1764 he was appointed to make an assessment of the colonial commerce state. He was General Accountant for the Supreme Council of the Indies, and his collaboration to the 1778 regulation was significant. Kuethe , Allan J., "La desregulación comercial y la reforma imperial en la época de Carlos III; los casos de Nueva España y Cuba." Historia mexicana, v.41, no.2 (162) (oct.-dic., 1991), p. 265-292.

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        Schlossrued. - Abschrift des Gerechtigkeits-Urbar des Schlosses Rued 1387-1566 (1330-1806). Handschriftliche Urkundenabschriften betreffend die Herrschaft Rued (heute Schlossrued AG) aus dem späten 18. Jh.

      1776 - 1852,. in-folio, 89 S. + (1) + 2 Bl., schöne deutsche Kurrentschrift (ca. 29 Zeilen/S.) mit tlw. kalligrafischen Titel- und Kopfzeilen, orig. Pappeinbd. d. Zeit mit hs. Rückenschildchen(fehlt tlw.), Rücken leicht beschädigt, festes Exemplar.. Abschrift eines Urkundenbuches, welches Rechtstitel, Verträge und Gesetzestexte betreffend die Herrschaft Rued als Vidimuskopien enthielt (d.h. Kopien mit Rechtskraft). Das ursprüngliche Urbar entstand 1616 auf Bitte des Herrn von Rued, dem Berner Stadtbürger Beat Ludwig May, und wurde anhand von Originaldokumenten und Einträgen in der Berner Kanzlei in Bern erstellt. Dies ist der Einleitung zu entnehmen. Die vorliegende Kopie wurde von Jakob Gehret, Notar von Sanen, im Jahre 1776 erstellt und signiert (Anlass für die Kopie könnte der Grossbrand des Schlosses Rued ein Jahr zuvor sein). Schloss und Herrschaft Rued gehörten bis ins 14. Jh. den Herren von Rued, wurden danach mehrfach verkauft (hier setzt in etwa das Urbar ein) und kamen ab dem frühen 16. Jh. zum Berner Geschlecht May. Bis zum Ende des Ancien Regime waren sie Teil des Berner Aargaus. Die kopierten Dokumente reichen von 1387 bis 1634 und wurden um 1851/52 noch um 2 Abschriften ergänzt: einem Kaufbrief von 1330 und einem Teilungsvergleich von 1806. Der Einband trägt wohl fälschlicherweise ein handgeschriebenes Titelschild, welches das Buch als Jahresrechnung eines Landschreibers für das Jahr 1788 präsentiert.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Taylor & Skinner's Survey and Maps of the Roads of North Britain, or Scotland

      London: Taylor & Skinner, 1776. London: Taylor & Skinner, 1776. First edition.. Hardcover. 8vo. (8 x 5 inches). Fold-out engraved frontis (5 folds). 1 General Map (5 folds and then folding out square). 50 fold-out maps, printed to both sides, most with 5 folds - but some maps defective, as follows: Plates numbered 5/6 have lost 4 folds, and these plates have lost 3 folds = 11/12, 17/18, 19/20, 21/22, 23/24, 25/26, 27/28, 29/30, 31/32. All maps more or less grubby, some with old repairs. Calf, appears to be an old reback, marbled endpapers. O/w Very Good. The photograph shown here depicts the book in stock. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Samtlige Skrifter Bd. 4,5,6,7,8,

      Kopenhagen Gyldendal 1776. 8° Halbleder; 1.. Der dänische Verfasser (1724-1764) war ein Philosoph/Historiker, orientiert z.B. an Montesquieu, Voltaire und John Locke. Die Einbände der Bücher sind teils stärker berieben, Band 8 ist am Kapital etwa 1 cm beschädigt. Altersgemäß sind diese raren Sammlerstücke in sehr akzeptablem Zustand.

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        Beschreibung derer des Großfürsten von Rußland Paul Petrowitz Kayserlichen Hoheit den 18ten Julii 1776 bey Ihrer Hinreise nach Berlin und den 9ten August anni ejusd. bey Ihrer Rückreise, ungleichen der Prinzessin Braut Sophia Dorothea Augusta Louisa von Würtemberg Kayserlichen Hoheit bey Ihrer Durchreise den 13ten August 1776 zu Stargard im Pommern erwiesenen Ehrenbezeugungen. (Mit dem Anhang 1 - 11).

      Stargard, Johann Ludewig Kunst Wittwe (1776).. Mit gefalt. gest. Ansicht (17,5 x 54 cm). 14 S., 17 Bll. Geheftet. 32 x 20 cm.. Über KVK nur ein Exemplar nachweisbar (SB Berlin, Kriegsverlust; dort mit nur 12 Bll. im Anhang), für mich sonst bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar. - Pawel Petrowitsch (1754-1801), Sohn Katharina der Großen und nach ihrem Tod 1796 Zar Paul I., ging 1776 mit der Prinzessin Sophie Dorothee von Württemberg (1759-1828) seine zweite Ehe ein, genau sechs Monat nach dem Tod seiner ersten Ehefrau. Sophie schenkte ihrem Paul zehn Kinder, unter ihnen die späteren Zaren Alexander I. und Nikolaus I. - Paul I. Regentschaft war von außerordentlichen Reformen und für Russland freiheitlichen Ideen geprägt, die in den Kreisen des Adels keine positive Resonanz fanden - am 24. März 1801 wurde er bei einem Attentat von adligen Verschwörern stranguliert, nachdem er sich geweigert hatte, seine Abdankung zu unterschreiben. Die Initiative dazu, wenn auch nicht der Mord, soll mit dem stillen Einverständnis seines Sohnes Alexanders geschehen sein. - - - Die paginierten Seiten mit einer umfangreichen Beschreibung des Trosses des kaiserlichen Paares und der Feierlichkeiten in Stargard. Darauf folgen, jeweils mit eigenem Titelblatt, die poetischen Ehrerbietungen der Stargarder Kaufmannschaft (2), der Studierenden des Gröningischen Collegiums (2), der Schützengesellschaft und der Juden-Gemeine. Diese Blätter jeweils im ornamentalen Rahmen; dazwischen, bzw. danach gebunden insgesamt 5 Blätter mit jeweils einem verschiedenfarbigen montierten Papierstreifen (32 x 7,5 cm) mit weiteren poetischen Lobpreisungen. Die angebundene große Ansicht zeigt das Eintreffen von Pawel Petrowitsch in Stargard. - - - Beiliegen 3 Dubletten der Ehrenbezeugungen (Kaufmannschaft, Studierende und Schützengesellschaft), diese aber als Separatdruck und nicht wie in dem Werk mit einer fortlaufenden Nummer versehen. Dazu jeweils ein weiterer loser blauer Papierstreifen. - Tls. etwas fleckig und leicht gebrauchsspurig, die Ansicht allerdings stark fleckig, knittrig und mit Einriss in einer Faltung

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        Das Landleben

      Leipzig, Crusius, 1776.. 4.Aufl. kl.8°. 6 Bl, 264 S. Frontispiz von Crusius und 26 Kupfern und Vignetten. Original Pappband (Hardcover). Einband bestoßen und angefleckt, RS nur noch rudimentär vorhanden. Seiten teils mit (Feuchtigkeits)flecken. Namenszug von alter Hand vs.Titel.; 4. In diesem, während seines Aufenthaltes in Bern 1763 entstandenen Werk enwickelt der Autor ästhetisch-psychologische und moralphilosophische Betrachtungen über das (ständische nicht bäuerliche) Leben auf dem Lande und spiegelt diese in Gedanken zur Ausstattung von Garten und Landschaft. Die Kupfer im fein ausgearbeiteten Rokokostil zeigen idealisierte Szenen und Versatzstücke, teils mit puttengleichen Kindern.

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        Geschichte der Kunst des Altertums. Nach dem Tode des Verfassers herausgegeben, und dem Fürsten Wenzel von Kaunitz-Rietberg gewidmet v. d. kaiserlichen königlichen Akademie der bildenden Künste. 2 Titelkupfer, 8 Textkupfer.

      Wien, im akademischen Verlage, gedruckt mit von Trattnerschen Schriften, 1776.. 2 in 1 Bd. LXXII, 618 S. 1 Bl., S. 619 - 881; 28 Bll. spät. grünes Halbleder i. Stil d. Zt. mit braunem Leder-Rückenschild. - Die ersten 4 etwas angestaubten Blätter mit Papieransatz im Bund, einige Bll. mit Wellungen..

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        Mapa del Principado de Cataluna comprehende los corregimientos de Barcelona, Cervera, Gerona, Lerida, Manresa.

      Catalogna 1776 - Carta geografica, montata su tela a stacchi, raffigurante la regione della Catalogna. Il titolo è riportato in un ampio e decorativo cartiglio nell'angolo in basso a destra. Gore d'acqua. mm 794x858

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        Coryat’s crudities; reprinted from the edition of 1611. To which are now added, his letters from India, &c. and extracts relating to him, from various authors: being a more particular account of his travels (mostly on foot) in different parts of the globe, than any hitherto published. Together with his orations, character, death, &c. with copper-plates. In three volumes

      London: printed for W. Cater, No. 274, Holborn; Samuel Hayes, No. 92, opposite St. Andrew's Church, Holborn; J. Wilkie, No. 71, St. , M.DCC.LXXVI. [1776]. London: printed for W. Cater, No. 274, Holborn; Samuel Hayes, No. 92, opposite St. Andrew's Church, Holborn; J. Wilkie, No. 71, St. Paul’s Church-Yard; and E. Easton, at Salisbury, M.DCC.LXXVI. [1776]. First Edition thus. Full Calf. Fine. Complete in three octavo volumes: [208],48,33-304 (folios from pp. 33-48 repeated; p. 61 misnumbered 16), with two plates, including the additional engraved title; [4],173,[19],174-484, with five plates (one folding); [2],91,[375], with one plate and large woodcuts (most of exotic creatures) in the text. The extended, unpaginated sequence in the final volume, "Posthuma fragmenta poematum Georgii Coryati Sarisburiensis . . . ," has its own title page. Beautifully bound in period tree calf, skillfully rebacked calf spines in six compartments between raised bands, gilt-lettered red morocco lettering and numbering pieces. Boards and spines in remarkably excellent condition, with only very light scuffing. An almost unaccountably pristine set, with clean pages, clear print and ample margins, plates and engravings in excellent impressions. With engraved armorial bookplate of the Rogers family crest (Nos Nostraque Deo—We and Ours to God) on front paste down of each volume. Pforzheimer 218. Lowndes 528. Howgego, I, C198. & ¶ First complete edition of Coryate's accounts of his travels in Europe, the Middle East, and South Asia, effectively an eighteenth-century reissue (originally printed in quarto, at London, in 1611, by William Stansby), augmented with numerous other works, including Coryate's letters from India and a large section of commendatory poems from 55 individual contributors—amounting to an original poetical miscellany of the great names of Jacobean English literature, including Ben Jonson, John Donne, Inigo Jones, John Hoskins and Dudley Digges. One of the greatest works of Elizabethan and Jacobean literature, as well as one of the earliest travelogues in English. According to Pforzheimer, There "probably has never been another such combination of learning and unconscious buffoonery as is here set forth. Coryate was a serious and pedantic traveller . . . His adventures probably appeared to his contemporaries as more ridiculous than exciting, but at this remove his chronicle by its very earnestness provides an account of the chief cities of early seventeenth century Europe which is at least as valuable as it is amusing." Traveling from Paris to Lyons, through Savoy to Turin, Milan, and Mantua, Coryate was carried over the Mont Cenis Pass in a chaise à porteurs; he left Venice by boat for Padua, then walked to Vicenza, Verona, and Bergamo; he arrived in Zürich by boat and reached Basel on foot. After arriving in Strasbourg, he got lost, alone and on foot, in the Black Forest; after being received in Heidelberg, he walked to Mainz. Following a detour to visit Frankfurt's fair, he sailed down the Rhine, with a brief stop at Cologne; thence from Middleburg back to London. Coryat's Crudities was intended to encourage courtiers and gallants to enrich themselves through travel to the Continent. It contains illustrations, historical data, architectural descriptions, details of local customs, information on prices, exchange rates, food and drink, and much more. His description of how Italians shielded themselves from the sun contains perhaps the first mention of "umbrella" in English literature. Table forks, almost unknown in England, were in general use in Italy; Coryate acquired one, imitated the Italian fashion of eating and continued to do so frequently when he came home. While in Switzerland, Coryate heard the story of William Tell, and his charming rendering of it appears to be the earliest in English. To solicit the extraordinary sheaf of testimonials prefixed to the volume, Coryate circulated copies of the title-page depicting his adventures and his portrait, engraved by William Hole. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        "Die Martinskirche in Braunschweig". Blick auf Gewandhaus, Martinikirche und Rathaus, auf dem Platz sehr reiche Staffage.

      . Kupferstich von Anton August Beck, dat. 1776, 30,5 x 39 cm.. Thieme-Becker, Bd. III, S. 136.- Der Braunschweiger Hofkupferstecher lebte von 1713 bis 1787. Bekannt wurde er besonders durch seine Architekturblätter und Städteansichten. - Mit schmalem, etwas angestaubten Rändchen. Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Some Memoirs of the Life and Works of George Edwards, Fellow of the Royal and Antiquarian Societies. [together with] A Catalogue of the Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Insects, Plants &c. Contained in Edward's Natural History. 2 Works in One Volume

      London: J. Robson, 1776. London: J. Robson. G: in Good condition. Cover rubbed with upper board detached. Scattered browning with some offsetting from plates. Ex.-lib. with minimal marking. Illustrations bright. 1776. First Edition. Half leather marbled board cover. 300mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 38pp; 15pp, 1p. 4 engraved plates, 3 folding. [Narrow Beaked Crocodile of the Ganges; the Frog fish of Surinam; the Argus, or Luen Pheasant and the Snake Eater and Siyah Ghush]. .

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        Miscellanies. or a Miscellaneous Treatise; Containing Several Mathematical Subjects

      Published by J. Nourse, London 1776 - , vii, 504 pages, complete with 10 plates, SIGNED by Thomas Bazley - probably the cotton manufacturer, mathematician & journalist, father of Sir Thomas Bazley, with 3 laid in notes & sums in the same hand First Edition , joints cracked thus covers loosely held, boards rubbed and with some surface loss at edges, loss at spine ends, occasional light foxing inside, the book is in good condition , full brown calf, five raised bands Octavo Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Betrachtungen über die vornehmsten Wahrheiten der Religion an Se. Durchlaucht den Erbprinzen von Braunschweig und Lüneburg, 2 Theile (in 3 Bänden).

      Braunschweig, Verlag der Fürstl. Waisenhaus-Buchhandlung, 1776 - 1779.. 8 Bl., 448, XVI, 86, 849 S. Vollständiges Werk in zwei Teilen (gebunden in 3 Bänden). Braune Original-Ganzlederbände auf fünf echten Bünden, mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf beigem und dunkelbraunem Rückenschild; illustrierte, farbige Vorsätze. Die Bände 1 und 2.1. mit Titelkupfer, Bd. 2.2 mit Titelvignette Der evangelische Theologe Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Jerusalem (1709 - 1789) hatte von 1742 an das Amt eines Hofpredigers am Braunschweigischen Hof und Erziehers des Erbprinzen Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand inne. 1752 wurde er zum Abt von Riddagshausen berufen. Die "Betrachtungen" können als theologisches Hauptwerk Jerusalems gelten. Traurige Berühmtheit erlangte Jerusalems Sohn Karl Wilhelm, dessen tragisches Schicksal - er nahm sich 1772 das Leben - Goethe zu den "Die Leiden des jungen Werthers" inspirierte.. Die Bände allenfalls leicht berieben, sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Bei Bd. 1 Vorsatzblatt ober mit kleinem Abriß, letztes Textblatt dieses Bandes ebenfalls mit kleinem Eckabriß (ohne Textverlust). Sonst auch innen sehr gutes Exemplar; Seiten sauber und überwiegend fleckenfrei (allenfalls wenige Seiten etwas randfleckig), kaum gebräunt. In toto schönes Exemplar dieser bibliophilen Ganzleder-Ausgabe. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben).

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        Curiöses und reales Natur- Kunst- Berg- Gewerk und Handlungs-Lexicon.

      Leipzig, Gleditsch, 1776.. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz, 15 Blatt, 2542 Spalten, Halblederband der Zeit, 22,5 x 15,5 cm,. Einband etwas berieben und bestossen, innen etwas gebräunt, sonst gut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat H. Carlsen]
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        Essai sur l'histoire naturelle de l'isle de Saint-Domingue ( St. Domingue ). Avec des figures en taille-douce

      Paris, Gobreau, 1776.. First edition. Size 13 x 20,5 cm. XXXI, 374, 1 pages, 1 engraved title frontispice (with map of Santo Domingo ) and 10 engraved folding copper plates (plants, insects, under water) by Tare de Moithey. Contemporary half calf with gilt title on spine. Spine slightly rubbed. Only some pages slightly browned. Name stamp of the former holder, otherwise very good copy.. Copy of the library of the British naturalist Joseph Banks (1743-1820). Nissen, Zool. 2973.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Elke Rehder]
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