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        Travels in Greece: or an Account of a Tour made at the Expense of the Society of Dilettanti.

      Oxford: 'Printed at The Clarendon Press . Sold by J. Dodsley, J. Robson, T. Cadell, P. Elmsley, and G. Robinson, London; and by D. Prince, Oxford', 1776. - 4to (261 x 219mm), pp. 4 (title, verso blank, plates and references to plan), xiv (contents), [2 (errata and advertisement)], 304; 7 engraved maps and plans by J. Barber and T. Kitchin, 2 folding; occasional light spotting or marking, light offsetting from engravings onto text, one folding map with skilfully repaired tears; contemporary speckled half roan over marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, gilt morocco lettering-piece in one, red-sprinkled edges; slightly rubbed and scuffed, traces of bookplate on upper pastedown, nonetheless very good, clean copy; provenance: David Rhys-Phillips (20th-century booklabel on upper pastedown).First edition. The classical scholar, traveller, and author Chandler (bap. 1737, d. 1810) was educated at Winchester College and Queen's College, Oxford, and awarded a demyship at Magdalen College in 1757. Following the publication of an annotated collection of fragments by Tyrtaeus, Simonides, Theognis, Alcaeus, Sappho, and other Greek poets in 1759, Chandler published a catalogue of the Arundel marbles in 1763 as Marmora Oxoniensis. 'In 1764 Chandler was introduced to the Society of Dilettanti by Robert Wood, editor of The Ruins of Palmyra, and was commissioned by the society to undertake a tour of exploration in Asia Minor and Greece in the first independent mission funded by the society. As treasurer he was given command of the expedition, and was accompanied by Nicholas Revett [.] and by the watercolour painter William Edmund Pars. They were instructed to make Smyrna their headquarters and thence "to make excursions to the several remains of antiquity in that neighbourhood"; to make exact plans and measurements; to make "accurate drawings of the bas-reliefs and ornaments"; and to copy all inscriptions, all the while keeping "minute diaries". Having embarked from Gravesend on 9 June 1764 the party spent about a year in Asia Minor [.]. On 20 August 1765 they left Smyrna for Athens, where Chandler gloomily noted that the Parthenon was in danger of being completely destroyed. He bought two fragments of the Parthenon frieze that had been built into houses in the town and was presented with a trunk that had fallen from one of the metopes and lay neglected in a garden. Although the party visited other parts of the Greek mainland their plans to visit Ithaca, Cephallonia, and Corfu were abandoned, principally because of the group's poor health' (ODNB).The party returned to England in November 1766, and the first work to be derived from the expedition was Ionian Antiquities, or, Ruins of Magnificent and Famous Buildings in Ionia, which was written by Chandler and illustrated with the architectural drawings of Revett and the topographical views of Pars, and published by the Society of Dilettanti in 1769. Chandler then published the epigraphy of the monuments, with a Latin translation, as Inscriptiones antiquae, pleraeque nondum editae, in Asia Minore et Graecia (Oxford: 1774), followed by his travel journals: Travels in Asia Minor (Oxford: 1775) and the present work. Blackmer states that, 'the account of Athens is very important; it was the most detailed that had yet appeared, and Chandler also made the first public announcement of the discovery of the temple of Apollo Epikourios at Bassae', based on information provided by the French architect Joachim Bocher, who had discovered it. BAL comments that 'Chandler's two travel books proved popular' (p. 2547), and a pirated Dublin edition also appeared in 1776 (without maps), followed by a German edition in 1777 and a French translation in 1803. In his A History of the Oxford University Press (Oxford: 1975), Carter records that 500 copies of the first edition of Travels in Greece were printed (I, p. 602), of which a significant proportion are held institutionally (ESTC records some 73 such copies worldwide).Blackmer 319; ESTC T63359; Lowndes p. 408; Weber II, 554. Language: English

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        L'art de tourner - Die Kunst zu drechseln, oder alle Arten von Arbeiten auf der Drehbank vollkommen zu verfertigen.

      Leipzig Breitkopf () 1776 - (40 x 25,5 cm). (3) XX, 234 S. Mit gestochenem Titel, gestochener Titelvignette und 83 Kupfertafeln. Halblederband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe mit deutsch-französischem Paralleltext. - Plumier beschreibt hier alle Bereiche des Drechslerhandwerks und zeigt damit, dass zu dieser Zeit gerade in Frankreich die Feindreherei hoch entwickelt war. Das Werk enthält die erste Beschreibung einer Patronendrehbank. Die zahlreichen Abbildungen zeigen Werkzeuge, Drehbänke und hübsche kunsthandwerkliche Gegenstände. - Kleiner Stempel mit Initialen auf Titel. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt. Deckel neu mit altem Papier überzogen. Rücken sorgsam restauriert. Insgesamt gut erhalten. - Ornamentstichkatalog 1247; Darmstaedter S. 192. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L’ Italie Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur le Duc d Orleans Premier Prince du Sang. Par le Sr. D Anville A Venise Chez Mr. Remondini.

      Santini Chez M. Remondini 1776-80, Venice - Copper engraving, hand colored in outline when published. The map is printed from four plates and was published folded. Old tracks of use and creases are visible. In very good condition.

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        ROMANCES, PAR M. BERQUIN

      Chez Ruault 1776 - Materia: Libro antiguo del siglo XVIII. Poesía. Publicación: Paris, Chez Ruault, 1776. Primera edición. Descripción física: Octavo menor (15 cm.) Portada, Frontis, XXVI páginas, 50 páginas, 1 hoja, 4 láminas. Encuadenación plena piel de época con nervios, dorados y tejuelos en el lomo. Planos con filetes dorados. Conservación: Buen estado, pequeños desgastes en la encuadernación y una de las guardas con perdida de papel para quitar ex libris. RSS1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Religion Vincitrice. Opera relativa ai libri De' Fondamenti della Religione e dei Fonti dell'Empietà

      Stamperia del Seminario appresso Giovanni Manfrè, in Padova 1776 - 2 voll. in-4° (275x200mm), pp. (2), XVIII, (2), 224, (2); (4), XII, 3-299, (3) [mancano le pp. 1-2, che sono di occhietto], bella legatura coeva in p. pelle marmorizzata con ricca bordura ornamentale dorata a inquadrare il perimetro dei piatti. Titolo e tomaison in oro su tassello, figure di uccelli, fiorellini e tralci vegetali impressi in oro ai dorsi. Tagli dorati e cesellati, sguardie marmorizzate policrome. Vignette calcografiche ai frontespizi con putti posti sopra dei grossi tomi e sorreggenti uno scudo col motto Religio vicisti. Fregi tipografici in xilografia. Indici preliminari. Fioriture usuali quanto lievi. Ottima copia marginosa. Prima edizione. Estesa trattazione di apologetica cristiana; il primo volume è diretto contro il Système de la Nature di d'Holbach (allora attribuito, anche dal Valsecchi, a Jean Baptiste Mirabaud, in quanto proprio il Mirabaud funse da prestanome per la pubblicazione del volume), i Libertini, gli Illuministi, mentre il secondo consiste in una sistematica dimostrazione dell'autenticità e verità dei Vangeli (con una confutazione delle tesi dellExamen des apologistes de la religion chrétien, pubblicata col nome Freret, ma opera di d'Holbach o di Levesque de Burigny) e in una dissertazione sulla condizione dei Cristiani primitivi, sui miracoli di Gesù, ecc. L'opera costituisce il prosieguo della precedente trattazione del Valseccchi, Dei Fondamenti della religione, e dei fonti dell'impieta (1765). Il Valsecchi (Verona, 1708-Padova, 1791), dell'ordine dei Predicatori, fu professore di teologia all'Università di Padova dal 1758 alla sua morte. Bellini, La Tipografia del Seminario di Padova, p. 438. Gamba, n. 2483 (nota): Le opere magistrali del P.Valsecchi hanno dettato corretto. Italiano [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ölgemälde Porträt \" Madame Philipin geb. Gigot, Ehefrau des Konditors Philipin in Genf, geboren 1776 \".

       Schönes, großes, ausdrucksstarkes Porträt der Konditorsgattin Philipin zu Genf, geborene Gigot. Laut umseitigem alten, handschriftlichen Klebezettel 1776 geboren, Todesdatum offenbar unbekannt. Um 1820 herum gemalt, unsigniert und undatiert, alt gerahmt. Bildmaße Höhe x Breite: 73 x 57 cm / Rahmenmaß: 85 x 70 cm. Das fachgerecht restaurierte und gereinigte Bild ist etwas craquelliert, ansonsten von guter Erhaltung, leichter Abdruck des verso montierten Keilrahmens auf dem Bild. Der alte schlichte Originalrahmen von guter Erhaltung. ( Gewicht 2800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) ( Bei Ölgemälden leider nur Selbstabholung oder selbstorganisierter Transport möglich, kein Versand )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Ölgemälde, Philipin, Genf, Konditor, Gigot, Gemälde

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        Briefe aus der Schweiz nach Hannover geschrieben in dem Jare 1763. Zweiter Abdruck.

      Zürich und Winterthur, Joh. Caspar Füessli, Heinrich Steiner 1776 - . Gr.4°. (29,5 x 23,5 cm). XXII, 345 S., (3) S. Mit 1 gest. Schweizerkarte als Titelvignette, 1 grosse gefaltete Tafel (Holzbrücke von H. U. Grubenmann in Schaffhausen), 17 teils gef. Tafeln und 10 Textkupfern von J. R. Schellenberg, Pfenninger, Vogler und Holzhalb. Pp. mit Rückenschildchen (um 1900). Erste Ausgabe der 48 Briefe in Buchform. Die Briefe erschienen zuerst 1764-1765 im Hannover?schen Magazin. Eine von Lonchamp und Wäber genannte Ausgabe von 1775 existiert nicht. Die hübschen Tafeln zeigen u.a. den Rheinfall, Petrefacten, Pflanzen, Vögel und die erste Darstellung des Gotthard-Hospizes. Gutes und sauberes, breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VOYAGE EN ARABIE & en d'autres Pays circonvoisins with. Description de L`Arabie, faite Sur des observations propres et des avis recueillis dans les lieux mêmes.

      Amsterdam, S. J. Baalde; Utrecht, J. van Schoonhoven & Comp., 1776.3 VOLUMES, COMPLETE SET, FIRST FRENCH EDITION OF FIRST TWO VOLUMES 1776 - 1780, VOLUME THREE 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 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 simple unrhetorical fashion, distinguishing clearly between things observed personally and things learned from, others."; Sotheby's Library of Michael Burrell, 569; Raymond John Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration to 1800, page 751 - 752. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        VOYAGE EN ARABIE & en d'autres Pays circonvoisins with. Description de L`Arabie, faite Sur des observations propres et des avis recueillis dans les lieux mêmes.

      Amsterdam, S. J. Baalde; Utrecht, J. van Schoonhoven & Comp., 1776.. 3 VOLUMES, COMPLETE SET, FIRST FRENCH EDITION OF FIRST TWO VOLUMES 1776-1780, VOLUME THREE 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 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 simple unrhetorical fashion, distinguishing clearly between things observed personally and things learned from, others."; Sotheby's Library of Michael Burrell, 569; Raymond John Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration to 1800, page 751-752. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEPTEMBER 17th, 1776. WHEREAS DOUBTS MAY ARISE IN THE MINDS OF SOME OF THE GOOD PEOPLE OF THIS STATE...[first line of text]

      [Watertown, Ma.: Benjamin Edes, 1776. Old fold lines. Minor soiling and toning. Very good. In a red half morocco and cloth clamshell box, spine gilt. A Revolutionary broadside posting the period of service fixed for Massachusetts militiamen. The copy at the American Antiquarian Society is printed on half a sheet, with a similar broadside (intended to be separated). The broadside reads: "Whereas doubts may arise in the minds of some of the good people of this state, who are willing to go out at this important juncture against our unnatural enemies, agreeable to the resolve of this Court passed the 12th instant, about what time they shall be held in that service: Therefore for removing any difficulties of that nature, - It is resolved, That all those persons who shall march out on the exigence, shall be recalled within the space of two months from this date, at the furthest, and as much sooner as the service may admit of...." It goes on to empower officers to collect fines for sending another person to fight in one's stead, and allows officers to muster the militia "when and so often as they may respectively find it necessary, in order for the obtaining the Quota designed...." NAIP locates six copies. A nice piece of Revolutionary Americana. EVANS 14867. BRISTOL B4268. SHIPTON & MOONEY 43087. FORD 1998. CUSHING, MASSACHUSETTS LAWS 950. NAIP w027212.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

      London: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1776-88 - 6 volumes, quarto (273 × 212 mm). Recently rebound to style in speckled half calf, decorative gilt spines, red morocco labels and numberings roundels, marbled sides. Scattered foxing and marginal dampstaining, marginal worming to first gathering of volume III. An attractive set. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Gibbon by Hall after Reynolds, 3 folding engraved maps. First editions (volume I in the second state) of Gibbon's magisterial history, handsomely bound and with all half-titles and errata leaves present. "This masterpiece of historical penetration and literary style has remained one of the ageless historical works which. maintain their hold upon the layman and continue to stimulate the scholar although they have been superseded in many, if nor most, details by subsequent advances of research and changes in the climate of opinion. Strahan [Gibbon's co-publisher] was the first to appreciate the importance of Gibbon's work: having read the manuscript of the first volume in manuscript, he immediately doubled the printing order - and the first edition of one thousand copies was sold within a fortnight. Gibbon brought a width of vision and a critical mastery of the available sources which have not been equalled to this day; and the result was clothed in an inimitable prose" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Norton 20, 23, 29; Printing and the Mind of Man 222.

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        Oeuvres complettes, publiées par M. Rigoley de Juvigny

      De l'Imprimerie de Lambert 1776 - - De l'Imprimerie de Lambert, A Paris 1776, In-8 (13x19,6cm), (4) xv ; 158pp. ; 379pp. (4) et (4) 573pp. (1) et (4) 544pp. et (4) 599pp. et (4) 576pp. et (4) 576pp. et (4) 551pp., 7 tomes en 7 volumes reliés. - Édition collective la plus complète des œuvres d'Alexis Piron, donnée par Rigoley de Juvigny. Portrait de l'auteur en tête du premier tome, gravé sur cuivre par Augustin de Saint-Aubin d'après Caffieri. Comme très souvent, le huitième tome, comprenant les Œuvres badines, n'est pas joint ici. Exemplaire à grandes marges. Pages de titres en rouge et noir. Reliures en demi veau blond glacé milieu XIXe siècle. Dos lisse richement ornés de fers à l'urne et roulettes. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en chagrin rouge. Légers frottements sur certains tomes en coiffes, bordures. Ensemble très frais. Très bel exemplaire. Ensemble du théâtre de Piron, des contes, et des pièces en vers et prose. L'auteur commença sa carrière par l'épigramme et les bons mots (talent que l'on retrouve dans les Contes), puis versa dans la comédie en travaillant pour l'opéra comique et le theâtre de la Foire. Ses tragédies, bien qu'elles tentent de renouveler un genre moribond à l'époque ne sont pas ses meilleure tentatives. Piron donna la pièce qui reste comme son chef-d'œuvre en 1738 : La métromanie, dont Grimm dit qu'elle resterait aussi longtemps qu'il y aura un théâtre et du goût en France. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] the most comprehensive collective edition works of Alexis Piron, given by Rigoley Juvigny. Portrait of the author leads the first book, engraved on copper by Augustin de Saint-Aubin from Caffieri. As so often, the eighth volume, including the playful works, is not attached here. Copy with large margins. Pages in red and black tracks. Binders half blond calf iced mid nineteenth century. spine smooth ornate urn irons and rollers. parts of title and volume number in red shagreen. Light rubbing on some volumes in headdresses, borders. All very fresh. Very nice copy. Piron together theater, stories, and plays in verse and prose. The author began his career by epigrams and witticisms (talent that is found in the Tales), then poured into comedy working for comic opera and theâtre Fair. His tragedies, although they try to renew a genre dying at the time were not his best attempts. Piron gave the piece remains as his masterpiece in 1738: The Metromanie, which Grimm said she would stay as long as there is a theater and taste in France. (4) xv ; 158pp. ; 379pp. (4) et (4) 573pp. (1) et (4) 544pp. et (4) 599pp. et (4) 576pp. et (4) 576pp. et (4) 551pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Den sindrige Herremands Don Quixote af Manchas Levnet og Bedrifter. Oversat efter det i Amsterdam og Leipzig 1755, udgivne spanske Oplag, af Charlotte Dorothea Biehl. 4 bind.

      - Gyldendal, Kjøbenhavn 1776-77, første danske oversættelse. Portræt af forfatteren, 29 helsides kobberstukne illustrationer, samt træskårne vignetter i tekst, samtidigt halvlæder, lidt slidt på ryggene, lidt slidte hjørner og kanter, lidt gulnet og plettet Denne oversættelse regnes for Charlotte Dorothea Biehls betydeligste arbejde. Værket er forsynet med portræt af Cervantes og kobbere stukket af Chodowiecki, Haas, Preisler et al. »Det er et af den danske rokoko-bogkunsts bedste værker, trykt med smukke an fiction skønlitteratur illustr.bøger Helligaandshuset korrektur.

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        America, New England - Tobias Lotter, 1776.

      THE MOST IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL MAP OF NEW ENGLAND PUBLISHED DURING THE BRITISH COLONIAL PERIOD"A Map Of The Most Inhabited Part Of New England Containing The Provinces Of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire. With the Colonies of Conecticut and Rhode Island.' Copper engraving in four joined sheets, published by Tobias Lotter of Augsburg in 1776. With original hand colouring. Size: 97,5 x 101,7 cm.Fine example of the large format map of New England and Long Island by the 18th century cartographer Bradock Mead (aka John Green). Bradock Mead"s map of New England is generally considered the single most important and influential map of New England published during the British Colonial period. Its importance was such that it was revised and reissued well into the 1790s, and over this period it served as a primary source for leading European and American mapmakers.First issued in 1755, the map provided the largest-scale and most detailed and accurate portrait of the region to date. The map was significantly revised in the 1760s, including a complete re-engraving of much of northern New England and New York and addition of the inset map of Boston. These changes are so extensive that the map, viewed in its proper context, needs to be viewed for historical purposes as a new map. The changes included major improvements to the natural geography of the region (changes to the New Hampshire Lakes Region are particularly striking) , the introduction of settlements in central and northern New Hampshire, and the division of Vermont into dozens of "Wentworth Grant' towns.The map depicts New England to 44°30" North as well as Long Island and the Hudson River Valley. Township, county and provincial boundaries are shown, as are roads, forts, and meetinghouses. Rivers and streams are depicted with relative care, while the many mountain ranges are indicated haphazardly with archaic "molehill' symbols.The contrast between southern and northern New England is striking: Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts east of the Connecticut River are entirely laid out in a grid of counties and townships; whereas much of New Hampshire and almost all of Vermont are denominated "Wildernes [sic] lands of the crown not yet appropriated.' Further, the geography of the north country is but poorly understood, as evidenced by the sketchy detail and distended outlines of New Hampshire"s Lakes Region. Present-day Vermont is shown under the aegis of New Hampshire, though the ambiguity of its status at the time is indicated by the absence of a border with New York.Adding to the informational value and decorative appeal of the map are an early chart of Boston Harbor at bottom center, an inset plan of Fort Frederik at upper left, and a decorative cartouche portarying an idealized version of the Pilgrims" landing at Plymouth.A table of notes at the right lists Mead"s sources for the map, and in doing so makes clear how much care and effort went into its compilation.Price: € 6.850,-.

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        Needwood Forest

      08 - Lichfield - John Jackson 1776 - The very scarce first editions of Francis Noel Clarke Mundy's poems, Needwood Forest and The Fall of Needwood, very rarely seen together. Inscribed, 'From the author' to the title page of The Fall of Needwood. Collated, complete. In verse, with other poems in reply by Anna Seward, Erasmus Darwin, and others. The first edition of Needwood Forest was privately printed to be presented to the author's friends and family. Francis Noel Clarke Mundy 1739 1815 was a poet who published with Anna Seward and Erasmus Darwin. His most noted work was written to defend Needwood Forest which was enclosed at the beginning of the 19th century. Two volumes bound in one. Condition: In adecorative morocco binding. Externally, rather worn, with rubbing, bumping, marks, andsomeloss to the backstrip. Front board is detached, and rear joint is cracked and tender. Internally, binding strained in places, with front free-endpaper detached. Several ink signaturesthroughout, including a large inscription detailing the history of the volumeto the front free-endpaper. Pages are very bright, with just some light foxing to Needwood Forest. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlungen zur Geschichte der Insekten aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit Anmerkungen herausgegeben von Johann August Ephraim Goeze (ab Band 2: Götze, ab Band 4 wieder Goeze).

      Johann Carl Müller ab Bd. 2: Nürnberg Gabriel Nikolaus Raspe, 1. Theil: Leipzig 1776 - 7 Bde. 1. Theil: Leipzig, Johann Carl Müller, ab Bd. 2: Nürnberg, Gabriel Nikolaus Raspe, 1776-1783. 25,6x22 und Bd. 6 + 7: 24,7x20 cm. Mit 238 (12 kolorierten) Kupfertafeln cplt. Band 1-5: HLn.-Bde. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln und etwas Rückenvergoldung (Rücken verblasst); Band 6-7: HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit, alt überklebt mit Papier und hs. Rückentiteln (Papier stellenweise abgesplittert). Nissen ZBI 1501.- Horn-Schenkling 4584. - Deutsche Übersetzung von Carl De Geers (1720-1778) Hauptwerk "Mémoires pour servir àl'histoire des insectes" (Stockholm 1752-1778), in dem er die binäre Nomenklatur von Linné durchgehend anwandte. - Komplett äusserst selten. 1. Theil 1776): XXIV, 152 S.; 124 S.; 100 S.; 146 S., 1 w. Bl. Mit 4 (1 wiederholten) Textvignetten und 37 (11 kolorierten) Kupfertafeln. - (S. 27/28 im Rand sauber verstärkt. S. 93/94 mit Wasserrand. 3 Tafeln ausserhalb des Plattenrandes schwach wasserrandig). 2. Band, 1. Theil (1778): XVI, 450 (recte 452) S., 23 n.n. S. Register, 1 w. S. Mit 1 Textvignette, 1 Textabbildung und 15 Kupfertafeln (No. 1-15). - (S. 435/436 doppelt paginiert. Tafeln leicht gebräunt). 2. Band, 2. Theil (1779): 4 n.n. B l., 384 S., 12 n.n. S. Register, 1 w. Bl. Mit 28 Kupfertafeln (No. 16-43). - (S. 241-248 falsch eingebunden. 14 Tafeln unten wasserrandig). 3. Band (1780): 4 n.n. Bl., 446 (statt 454) S., 18 n.n. S. Register, 1 w. Bl. Mit 44 (1 kolorierten) Kupfertafeln. - (S. 273-280 [Bl. Mm-Mm4] fehlen [=Teil der Heuschrecken]. Teils im Falz verstärkt. S. 55/56 mit restauriertem Eckausriss, der Textverlust von alter HAnd nachgetragen. Seiten- und Tafelränder durchgehend sauber restauriert, ohne Textverlust, letzte 5 Tafeln auch im Plattenrand, letzte Tafel mit Bildverlust [3 Figuren]). 4. und 5. Band (1781): 6 n.n. Bl., 490 S., 17 n.n. S. Register, 1 w. S. Mit 35 Kupfertafeln (No. 1-19 und 1-16). - Sauber. 6. Band (1782): 4 n.n. Bl., 200 S. Mit 30 gefalteten Kupfertafeln. - (Text teils stärker wasserrandig. 5 Tafeln schwach wasserrandig). 7. Band (1783): 2 n.n. Bl., 275 S., 9 n.n. S. Register. Mit 49 (10 gefalteten) Tafeln. - (Text teils stärker wasserrandig. Ca. 25 Tafeln in den unteren rechten Ecke ausserhalg des Plattenrandes wasserrandig, die letzten 3 Tafeln auch leicht in der Platte). Band 1-5: HLn.-Bde. der Zeit mit goldgepr. Rückentiteln und etwas Rückenvergoldung (Rücken verblasst); Band 6-7: HLdr.-Bde. der Zeit, alt überklebt mit Papier und hs. Rückentiteln (Papier stellenweise abgesplittert). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cheiranthus II - Leicojum luteum, magno flore. 128

      A.L.Wirsing, Nürnberg 1776 - Copper engraving, hand colored when published. B.R. Dietzschin pinx. In excellent condition.

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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.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        The Life of Petrarch. Collected from "Memoires pour la Vie de Petrarch".

      

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        Winterlandschap - naar Pillement, 1776.

      WINTERLANDSCHAPTekening met pen, grijs gewassen inkt en waterverf vervaardigd door John Atkinson naar Jean Baptiste Nicolas Pillement, gesigneerd en gedateerd 1776 rechtsonder. Afm. 32 x 43 cm.Tijdens zijn verblijf in Londen tussen 1754 en 1763 speelde Pillement in op de waardering die het publiek had voor schilderijen van landschappen. Hij werd daarbij o.a. geïnspireerd door het werk van de Hollandse 17e-eeuwse landschapschilder Nicolaes Berchem.De hier getoonde tekening, onstaan naar het ontwerp van Pillement, kent dan ook de bekende Hollandse elementen van het wintergezicht: de kinderen, de keuvelende groepjes mensen op het ijs, de duwslede, de koek-en-zopie tent met vlag in top.Prijs: € 1.250,- (incl. lijst, BTW margeregeling).

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        Le Spectacle de l' Histoire Romaine, depuis la fondation de Rome, jusqu'a la prise de Constantinople par Mahomet II, l' an de Jesus - Christ 1453.

      Veuve Tilliard (et antres) 1776 Le Spectacle de l' Histoire Romaine, depuis la fondation de Rome, jusqu'a la prise de Constantinople par Mahomet II, l' an de Jesus - Christ 1453. Par M. Philippe. Paris, Veuve Tilliard (et antres), 1776. In - 4°, m. pelle (dorso un po' logoro). iv, 68 pp. e 39 (anziché 40) tavole incise in rame f.t. Manca la tavola n° 12. Pregevole opera illustrata del Settecento francese. > (Cohen - Ricci, 199). Neg. Mob. 5

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        Psalms and hymns for public and private worship.

      Second edition, following the first of 1776: Augustus Toplady's collection of metrical hymns. Toplady was a Calvinist divine, noted for his "controversial venom against Wesley and his followers" (DNB), of whom Bishop J.C. Ryle said, "Of all the English hymn-writers, none perhaps, have succeeded so thoroughly in combining truth, poetry, life, warmth, fire, solemnity, and unction as Toplady has."Rare: ESTC locates only two copies in the U.S. (Emory, Duke) and three in Britain (two at Rylands, other at Congregational).

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        Entrance of the Grotta of Pausilipo (tav. XVI).

      Napoli, 1776 - Incisione in rame, foglio: mm. 330x460, battuta: mm. 215x395. Acquerellata d'epoca. Ottime condizioni. Tratta da: HAMILTON WILLIAM. Napoli, Pietro Fabris, 1776-1779.Campi phlegraei. Observations on the volcanos of the two Sicilies Supplement to the Campi Phlegraei being an account to the grat eruption of the mount Vesuvius in the month of August 1779 L'opera costituisce un caso unico nella storia del libro illustrato settecentesco, in quanto riunisce un testo di grande interesse scientifico a una serie di 54 tavole di grande valore artistico disegnate dal vero, eseguite all'acquaforte su lastra di rame e dipinte all'acquerello dal grande vedutista Pietro Fabris (attivo tra 1763 e 1779). Il trattato, fu pubblicato nel 1776 con testo francese e inglese e fu indirizzato alla Royal Society di Londra. L'autore, Sir William Hamilton (1730-1803), fu a Napoli tra il 1764 e il 1800 come ambasciatore d'Inghilterra; durante tale permanenza poté raccogliere molto materiale relativo alla vulcanologia, in particolar modo riguardante il Vesuvio e i Campi Flegrei, ma anche riguardanti l'Etna e altre località siciliane. Di Fabris invece non si sa molto, ma, di certo, con le tavole dei Campi Phlegarei si pose a modello per le vedute al guazzo di tutti i maestri napoletani successivi, da Alessandro D'Anna a Saverio Della Gatta. Le incisioni acquerellate del Fabris, in accordo con il gusto dell'epoca per l'alternanza di idillico e sublime, presentano scenari ameni e terribili eruzioni vulcaniche, ma anche campioni di minerali prelevati nelle varie località descritte da Hamilton, i quali vengono illustrati in maniera assolutamente realistica, pur mantendo sempre un alta qualità artistica. Gouaches napoletane , cat. Della mostra, Napoli 1985, pagg. 224-225; G. Pane - V. Valerio, La città di Napoli tra vedutismo e cartografia , cat. Della mostra, Napoli, 1988, pp. 309-311.

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        The Declaration of Independence in The Gentleman's Magazine, 1776

      

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        Le Paysan perverti, ou les dangers de la ville ; Histoire récente, mise au jour d'après les véritables lettres des personages. Par N. Rétif de La Bretone

      Lejay, Mérigot jeune, La Haie, Paris 1776 - Quatre tomes en deux volumes in-12 (170 x 106 mm), basane marbrée, dos à cinq nerfs ornés, pièces vertes, tranches marbrées (reliure d'époque). Edition originale, sans les gravures. (reliure usée, coiffes manquantes, coins très usés avec manque de cuir, frottements, quelques petits défauts de papier, quelques rousseurs, tome 2 manque le faux-titre de la 3e partie) // Four volumes bound in two 12o volumes (170 x 106 mm), marbled roan, spine tooled raised on five bands, green labels, marbled edges (contemporary binding). First edition, without the engravings. (used binding, top of spine rubbed out, corners very used with lack of leather, rubbings, some little defects of paper, some spots, in vol. 2 half-title of 3rd part is missing).

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        Declaration of Independence in Gentleman's Monthly

      London: St. John's Gate for D. Henry, 1776 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.". 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Remembrancer, Declaration of Independence

      

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        Historie der Stad en Meyerye van 's Hertogenbosch, alsmede van de voornaamste Daaden der Hertogen van Brabant tot den Jaare 1629...

      Utrecht, J. van Schoonhoven en Comp., 1776. 2010 pp., 4 banden,1776-1778 , 8vo. reb. halfcalf. titelgravure, marbled boards. Geïllustreerd met o.a. allegorische frontispice (naar Mauer) door C.F. Fritschius zeldzaam.

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        Nouvelle méthode de traiter les maladies vénériennes, par la fumigation ; avec les procès-verbaux des guérisons opérées par ce moyen

      1776 - (8), 183, (9) pages et 3 Paris, Merigot l'aîné, 1776, in-8, (8), 183, (9) pages et 3 planches repliées, plein veau marbrée de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné, tranches rouges, signet, Unique édition qui permit à Pierre Lalouette de faire connaitre sa nouvelle machine propre à guérir les maladies vénériennes, la vérole et la blennorragie, par la fumigation de mercure. Pierre Lalouette (1711-1792) fut docteur-régent de la Faculté de Médecine de Paris et ouvrit un hôpital privé afin de mettre à l'épreuve son nouveau traitement anti-vénérien. Afin de faire valoir sa nouvelle méthode de fumigation et son efficacité, il brosse un panorama critique des anciennes thérapeutiques : friction, traitement oral et "fumigation des Anciens". Il peut ainsi mettre en avant sa boite fumigatoire et sa poudre mercurielle. Les trois planches finales représentent des vues d'ensemble ou particulières de sa "Boëte propre à la fumigation". En début d'ouvrage, un "avis" de l'auteur destiné à plébisciter ses innovations thérapeutiques qui se vendent chez Sieur Rouelle et Blaise, pour, respectivement, le préparation mercurielle et la machine à fumiger. En fin de volume, les procès verbaux des entrées et des sorties de quelques malades traités au sein de l'hôpital de Lalouette. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'America divisa ne' suoi principali stati di nuova projezione.

      Venezia, 1776 - Incisione in rame di mm 315x420, colorata d'epoca ai confini. Tratta da "Atlante novissimo". Ottimo esemplare in piano senza piega centrale con aloni all'esterno del marg. dx. Antonio Zatta (1775-1797) fu uno dei più importanti editori di carte geografiche del trardo XVIII secolo italiano. La sua opera costituisce un importante punto di passaggio tra la cartografia antica e moderna, più attenta all'accuratezza dei dettagli geografici che all'abbellimento estetico ricco di motivi mitologici o d'invenzione, come era quello dell'epoca precedente. La sua opera più importante è Atlante novissimo pubblicato tra il 1775 e il 1789.

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        Plain Truth: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America Containing Remarks on a Late Pamphlet, Intitled Common Sense By Candidus

      Second edition (so stated). Thin 8vo. Later gilt stamped tan morocco over matching cloth. Very good. 47 pages. No signatures or bookplates. An attack on Thomas Paine's "Common Sense". Printed by J. Almon, Piccadilly. Sabin 84642; Adams 76:19.c.

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        Vergnügen der Augen und des Gemüths, in Vorstellung einer allgemeinen Sammlung von Schnecken und Muscheln, welche im Meer gefunden werden.

      Knorrs Erben, Nürnberg 1776 - Six parts in two volumes. 4to (252 x 204 mm). Text volume: [5] 6-127 [1], [3] 126-240, [5] 6-52, [5] 6-48 [14], [3] 4-46, [3] 4-76, [1] 2-18, [3] 4-7 [1]. Separate title pages to each part: part 1 dated 1776, part 2 dated 1784, part 3 dated 1768, part 4 dated 1769, part 5 dated 1771, part 6 dated 1772, registers bound at the end of part 4 and 6, 7 pp 'Ehrenrettung' bound at the end of this volume. The first two parts of the revised edition printed on stronger paper than the remaining parts. Plate volume: separate engraved and hand-coloured frontispieces to each part, 190 engraved plates (30 hand-coloured for each part and additional 10 uncoloured white on dark ground in part 6, numbered I-XXX, I*-XXX*, I**-XXX**, I***-XXX***, I****-XXX****, I*****-XL*****), 100 pages of general register to all 6 parts bound at end. Only a few light brown spots and thumb soling can occasionally be found. The title-page and final text pages very little browned, otherwise bright and clean. Mid 19th century half calfs, spine ruled and titled in gilt and with gilt supralibros (a crowned monogramme 'Ph'), marbled edges and endpapers. Boards and extremities rubbed, corners worn, upper hinge of text volume repaired. Overall a crisp set internally with strong and vivid plate coloration, paper completely unrestored, unstained and unmarked and unique with text and plates in revised edition. ---- Nissen, ZBI 2234. SECOND EDITION OF THE FIRST TWO PARTS OF TEXT AND THE FIRST FOUR PARTS OF PLATES, first edition of the remaining parts and plates. NO COPY OF THE SECOND EDITION CAN BE TRACED BY US. "According to two sources (Agazzis, 1852: 375; Bequaert, 1950: 149), two volumes of an entirely new German edition were published. The first part appeared in 1776 with revised text by P. E. S. Müller, and the second part in 1784 with a revised text by Meuschen. The pagination is stated to be continuous through the two parts (pages 1-240)" (Henrik H. Dijkstra, A collation of the three editions of Georg Wolfgang Knorr's conchological work "Vergnügen" (1757-1775), Basteria, vol. 74(1-3), p.38). Both Agassiz and Bequaert referred to Boehner (1786), a work Dijkstra has not seen and no copy of this Knorr edition could be located by him. "Der zweyte Theil erschien 1784 in fortlaufenden Zahlen von S. 125-240." (Boehmer, Bibliotheca scriptorum historiae naturalis., 1786, p. 444). In fact, no copy of the revised edition could be located by us in any public library and thus this may be the only copy known to exist. In this revised edition, also the text of the engraved frontispieces for the first two parts has been reset from 'Schnecken und andere Geschoepffe.' (as given in the first edition) to 'Schnecken und Muscheln.' in order to match the text of the part 3 to 6 frontispieces. A couple of figures and plate signatures have been redrawn in this edition, especially in parts II and III (e.g. the plates XIV* fig. 2, 3; XV* fig. 4; XXIII* fig. 2, 4, 5; XXIV* fig. 4; XXV* and XXVI* all fig.; XXVII* fig. 1; XXVIII* fig. 1, 3, 4; XXIX* all fig.; XXX* fig. 2, 3; I** to III** all fig. and IV** fig. 2-5). These changes appear to be identical with the Dutch editions Verlustiging der oogen. of part I (1771) and II (1772). Further, the part designation (e.g. "P.III", "P.IV") has been added to the top-left corner of each plate for parts III and IV compared to the first edition where only the final parts V and VI have those signatures. Part 6 contains 10 additional plates depicting white specimens. These plates are uncoloured and the black background is painted in. The plate numbering was done in white paint. With its hand-coloured engraved plates, Knorr's Vergnügen der Augen. can be regarded as one of the finest 18th-century works on shells. Knorr started his work at a time when Linnaeus finished the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae, the starting point for the binominal nomenclature in zoology. Whereas the most important 18th-century conchological works that [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.

      London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1776. First edition of the economist's magnum opus and cornerstone of economic thought. Quarto, 2 volumes. Bound in full brown calf, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, red morocco spine labels. In near fine condition. Remarkably clean throughout with some light toning to the title page of volume one and small stamp on the half title page of volume II. An exceptional example of this landmark work. Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. "The history of economic theory up to the end of the nineteenth century consists of two parts: the mercantilist phase which was based not so much on a doctrine as on a system of practice which grew out of social conditions; and the second phase which saw the development of the theory that the individual had the right to be unimpeded in the exercise of economic activity. While it cannot be said that Smith invented the latter theory...his work is the first major expression of it. He begins with the thought that labour is the source from which a nation derives what is necessary to it. The improvement of the division of labour is the measure of productivity and in it lies the human propensity to barter and exchange...Labour represents the three essential elements-wages, profit and rent-and these three also constitute income. From the working of the economy, Smith passes to its matter -'stock'- which encompasses all that man owns either for his own consumption or for the return which it brings him. The Wealth of Nations ends with a history of economic development, a definitive onslaught on the mercantile system, and some prophetic speculations on the limits of economic control...The Wealth of Nations is not a system, but as a provisional analysis it is complete convincing. The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (PMM).

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        Le costume ou essai sur les habillements et les usages de plusieurs peuples de l'antiquité, prouvé par les monuments.

      Liege: Aux dépens de l'auteur, chez J.F. Bassompierre 4to (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxxi, [1], 411, [1] pp.; 51 plts.. 1776 First edition: Treatise on ancient dress among the Egyptians, Greeks, Persians, Jews, Romans, and other people. The author, a Flemish artist also known as Andries Cornelis Lens, came to the study of antiquarian clothing by way of his classically inspired focus in painting. Illustrated with 51 copper-engraved plates done by Pitre Martenasie, this is an "Ouvrage estimé" according to Brunet (who seemingly mistakenly cites 57 engravings as opposed to the 51 given by von Lipperheide, described in institutional holdings, and present here). Contemporary calf, rebacked in complementary style, spine with gilt-stamped leather title and author labels and gilt-stamped compartment decorations; original leather acid-pitted and cracked over edges and extremities. Front pastedown with small bookseller's ticket from Albany, NY; free endpapers with a few stray pencilled notations. Dedication page with institutional rubber-stamp in lower margin.

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        Kort verhaal der Reformatie van Zeeland in de zestiende eeuwe; benevens eenige verhandelingen dienende tot ophelderinge van de historie der kerk-hervorminge aldaar ...

      Middelburg: Pieter Gillissen 8vo (20.9 cm, 8.25"). [6], xviii, 117, [11] pp.. 1776 First edition of this history of the Dutch Reformed Church, written by a clergyman and professor at Leiden University. The title-page is printed in red and black. Provenance: Covers gilt-stamped with the device of Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere. Binding: Contemporary calf framed in gilt triple fillets and blind roll, rebacked preserving original spine gilt extra with gilt-stamped leather title-label; covers gilt-stamped with supra-libros as above. All edges marbled. Uncommon: OCLC and NUC Pre-1956 find only six U.S. locations. Bound as above; spine leather with small chips and cracks, sides with small unobtrusive areas of rubbing and light discoloration. Binding overall solid and still attractive; interior clean and nice.

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        Sermoni per le domeniche dell'anno del padre Luigi Bourdaloue della compagnia di Gesu' traduzione dal francese nell'italiano. - In Venezia : presso Gio. Antonio Pezzana ; + Sermoni sopra i misteri / del Luigi Bourdaloue ; traduzione dal Francese nell' Italiano

      Venezia , presso Gio. Antonio Pezzana, 1776 , 1774. - 218 , 236 Lederprachtband , feine Lederarbeit , Goldschnitt, Goldfarbe faktisch komplett verblichen. Kanten , Rückenkanten berieben, seitliche Rückenkanten angeplatzt aber fest, kap. best. Papier : der erste Teil teilweise textbraunfleckig , der zweite Teil bei gelegentlichen Altersflecken rel. textsauber. Im ersten Drittel und in der Mitte sind wenige Seiten etwas Wasserrandig. Altersstaubig , verstaubt, altersspuren. 088B Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Petit n. (J) Charles de Borda, "Carte particuliere des Isles Canaries et des Cotes Voisines d'Afrique .".

      - dat. 1776, 55 x 86,5 MCC 74, Broekema, Nr. 26. - Oben links die Titelkartusche. Rechts zahlr. Küstenprofile der Kanarischen Inseln, links unten 3 kleine Inselkarten der Häfen von St. Croix, Port de la Gomere und "Port de Naos de L'ancerote". - Zeigt die Kanarischen Inseln mit der nordwestafrikanischen Küste von Cap de Geer bis Kap Bojador.

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        Versuch über die musikalische Temperatur, nebst einem Anhang über den Rameau- und Kirnbergerschen Grundbaß und vier Tabellen.

      Breslau Verlag Johann Friedrich Korn 1776 - EA; ca 21x13 cm; XIV (2), 319 (1) Seiten mit 4 gest. Falttafel; einfacher Kartoneinband d. Zt. (Einband etwas bestoßen und an den Kanten leicht beschabt, vorderes fliegendes Vorsatzblatt [leer] fehlt, Seiten vereinzelt meist am Blattrand gering stockfleckig, leichter Feuchtigkeitsrand in der zweiten Buchhälfte rechts oben; sonst guter Zustand) 0,000 gr. Musik [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Manuale de\' Frati Minori disposto dal P. Flaminio Annibali da Latera del medesimo ordine... Con un\'appendice, o sia Risposta all\'autore del Saggio compendioso della dottrina di Giustino Febbronio...

      Dalle Stampe del Casaletti a Sant\'Eustachio Roma 1776 22 cm Pergament XVI, 460 S., (2 Bl.); mit Druckermarken u. einigen Kapitelinitialen; vollständiges Expl. dieses seinerzeit stark umstrittenen und äusserst seltenen Titels; Rücken professionell erneuert, Einband fleckig u. mit Ausbesserungen, Titelblatt mit Stempelausschnitt, zum Bund teils durchgängig kleinere Wurmgänge Befriedigend Versand D: 5,50 EUR Flaminius Annibali de Latera

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Rainer Kocherscheidt ]
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        Voyage à la Nouvelle Guinée, dans lequel on trouve la description des Lieux, des Observations physiques & morales, & des détails relatifs à l'Histoire Naturelle dans le Règne Animal & le Règne Végétal

      A Paris, Ruault, Libraire, rue de La Harpe 1776 - in-4 (25,5 X 20,5 cm), XII-2 ff bl-206 pp.-1 ff., veau marbré, dos à 5 nerfs orné, triple filet or sur les plats, double filet de coupes pièce de titre maroquin citron, tranches marbrées (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Toutes les planches requises (surtout des gravures d'oiseaux finement gravées) sont présentes (petites restaurations sur les coins). Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        ETAT-PRESENT DE LA LOUISIANE, AVEC TOUTES LES PARTICULARITES DE CETTE PROVINCE D'AMERIQUE, POUR SERVIR DE SUITE A L'HISTOIRE DES ETABLISSEMENS DES EUROPEENS DANS LES DEUX INDES...

      The Hague: Chez Frederic Staatman, 1776. Antique-style three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt. Occasional light tanning. Very good. Streeter describes this as the second edition, somewhat rearranged, of Champigny's LA LOUISIANE ENSANGLANTEE, a work issued with a false London imprint (actually Paris) in 1773. Howes, however, gives the two titles separate entries. "An absorbing account of the trial and punishment of leading French citizens of Louisiana, inflicted on them by Alexander O'Reilly, the Spanish Governor of the province at its transfer from France to Spain after the Seven Years War" - Streeter. Louisiana had been turned over by the French to the Spanish in the peace settlement in 1763, as part of France's ejection from North America by the victorious English and Spanish. The French citizens of Louisiana resented the weak Spanish government, and attempted a coup against it in 1768. The uprising was put down with vengeance by O'Reilly, sent to establish absolute Spanish authority. This book discusses in detail events from 1762, when the cession was agreed to, through 1771. HOWES C278, "b." STREETER SALE 1569. SABIN 11824.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. 6 volumes complete.

      London; W Strahan & T Cadell volume 1 2nd edition the rest 1st editions 1781-1788 1776 - Six volumes 4to, [270 x 220mm] full contemporary mid-brown calf with early 20C rebacks (vol 1 has been fully renewed at the same time, the boards a close match to the other volumes); boards with two blind lines about edges and broad blind roll within; blind decorated raised bands; decorative gilt centres to 4 panels; red lettering piece; black volume numbering piece; later endpapers. VOLUME 1: Half-title, frontispiece portrait (offset to slightly torn title, without loss), [v] vi-viii, [xvi], [1] 2-586, [2], [i] ii-lxxxviii. Half of the first page of preface missing; small wax spot affecting pp471-474 but text legible; pplxxix creased; scattered foxing. VOLUME 2: 2 maps (1 large folding torn in gutter margin just affecting image, but no loss, the other map torn in gutter margin without loss), half-title, [xii], [1] 2-640, [2]pp. Heavy foxing pp616-625 and errata leaf. VOLUME 3: large folding map (a duplicate of that in volume 2, 'The western Part of the Roman Empire rather than 'The Eastern Part.') half-title, [xii], [1] 2-640, [2]pp. Neat paper repair to margin pp165; last few pages foxed; pp637 creased in upper margin. VOLUME 4: half-title, [iv], [i] ii-viii, [viii], [1] 2-620pp. Stain in lower margin pp326. VOLUME 5: half -title, [xii], [1] 2-684pp. Half-title torn in margin without loss; slight printing error pp499 but text legible; small stain corner of margin pp647-654. VOLUME 6: half-title, [xiv], [1]2-646, [52]pp. Small stain in gutter margin pp178-187; some margins in index creased. Boards rubbed, corners and edges rather worn and exposed, some foxing and dust staining throughout all volumes but mostly light (save where mentioned above). The two major faults being the duplicate map rather than that called for ( a half-asleep binder!) and the damaged first leaf of the preface to volume 1, else a good, sound and still attractive set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Staniland (Booksellers) P.B.F.A.]
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        Battle of Bunkers-Hill

      Robert Bell, Philadelphia 1776 - 8vo. 50 pp. Frontispiece engraving. Remnants of binding cords and traces of hide glue along the spine of the booklet which lacks the 3 preliminary leaves: title, dedication, and prologue and the lower edge of the steel engraving has been professionally conserved, else overall a good copy of this scarce item. (24014). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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