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      Chez Cellot & Jombert Fils Jeune, Imprimerie de L. F. Delatour París. 1777. 3h+67Pág+10 Preciosas Láminas de gran tamaño. 45x30. Primera parte y única editada. Esta Raríssima Obra de Roubo trata sobre la construcción de los teatros en 1777, Roubo lanza una teoría, y utiliza la idea siempre acariciada por los arquitectos, un teatro semicircular, la antigua combinada con la etapa moderna y cubierta con una alta cúpula con pinturas alegóricas. Verdaderamente espectacular. Ref 20 Bilblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Como Nuevo.

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        Des Ritter's Carl von Linne königlich Schwedischen Leibarztes vollständiges Natursystem des Mineralreichs nach der zwölften lateinischen Ausgabe in einer freyen und vermehrten Uebersetzung von Johann Friedrich Gmelin.

      . Nürnberg, Raspe, 1777-1785. Four parts in four. 8vo. lxiv, [42], 2,155 pp. and 57 mostly folded engraved plates. Original half calf over speckled boards. morocco label with gilt title on the spines.* Rare first and only German edition and the main work on mineralogy and palaeontology by Linnaeus. Linne attached great importance to crystal structure for classification and thus was one of the pioneers in crystallographie. More important were his contributions to palaontology and historial geology: he described many fossils, including trilobites (Entomolithus), which he correctly placed among the arthropods... (DSB). Hoover Collection 542: 'Linnaeus achieved worldwide influence mainly through his pioneer work in systemizing botany but he also applied his passion for the arrangement to the animal and mineral kingdoms. In these mineral studies he describes many fossils and expounds his views on the age of the world, being careful not to upset the ecclesiastical orthodoxy of his time'.. Pictorial bookplate of Birger Strandell and small inoffensive handstamp of former owner on title pages. The Strandell provenance is quite interesting: The Hunt Library of Botanical Documentation in Pittsburgh, PA holds the Dr. Birger Strandell Collection which includes all published works by Linnaeus, in almost every known edition and translation as well as many of those by his many students, and much of the world's literature about Linnaeus and his students. This is the largest assemblage of such materials outside Uppsala, Sweden, and it includes approximately 3,000 volumes. The Institute acquired this collection in 1968 from Strandell, who was a Stockholm physician and direct descendant of Linnaeus. Apparently for some unknown reason this set was left out or perhaps it was sold before 1968. Bindings with slightly worn to head and tail. The interior is remarkably clean and overall it is a very good copy. DSB 8, p. 379; Soulsby, 100. Not in Ward and Carozzi.(Postage on this item might be more than indicated, please inquire).

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg BV]
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        Discurso sobre la educación popular de los artesanos y su fomento. 5 vols. (un tomo el Discurso y 4 tomos de Apéndices). Comprende de los Gremios, Oficios, de los aprendices y Oficiales, del Comercio de España en las Indias, etc.

      Madrid: Imprenta de Don Antonio de Sancha, 1775-1777. - 8vo. I: 12 hh, 475 pp. II: LII pp, 2 hh, 500 pp, 1 h. III: CCLXVI pp, 3 hh, 272 pp. IV: CCLXX pp, 2 hh, 306 pp, 1 h. V: XCII pp, 2 hh, 431 pp. Encuadernación pasta española de época. Lomos cuajado. Rozaduras y algunas faltas. Cortes jaspeados. Obra importantísima de economía. El apéndice primero comprende la reimpresión de las rarísimas obras de Don Miguel Álvarez Osorio Redín: "Extensión política y económica", "El Zelador General para el bien común de todos", "Discurso universal de las causas que ofenden la Monarquía" y el "Epítome de los Discursos" de Francisco Martínez de la Mata. Todo esto con notas y advertencias de Campomanes. El apéndice segundo contiene un discurso sobre mejorar las fábricas antiguas. La parte tercera, Legislación gremial de los artesanos y el apéndice cuarto contiene los ocho discursos de Francisco Martínez de la Mata y uno nuevo sobre el Comercio Nacional. Palau 273684, 273685, 273686, 273687, 273688.

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        The Country Twenty Five Miles round New York, Drawn by a Gentleman from that City

      London: R. Sayer & J. Bennett, 1777. An extremely rare map, a broadside that captures the dramatic events that were unfolding in the New York theatre of the Revolutionary War This exceptionally rare map is a highly important historical document of Britain's New York campaign, conducted in 1776, the first full year of the Revolutionary War. It was printed as a broadside to inform the British public about the exciting news from across the Atlantic. The survival rate of broadsides is extremely low, and this example is exceptional in that it has survived in remarkably excellent condition. This work would have been one of the most effective communication tools of the time, as it pictorially represented the geography of the theatre of events, and explained the principal aspects of the conflict in a clear and concise manner. The present example is the third of four issues of this map, and as it deals with a story in progress, each new edition was updated from the former. The finely engraved map is centered on the city of New York, located on the southern tip of Manhattan Island. A series of concentric circles, each at five mile intervals, radiate from this epicenter. The map embraces the area as far north as the Tappan Zee, as far south as the Shrewsbury River in Monmouth County, New Jersey, as far west as Parsippany, New Jersey, and as far east as Hampstead, Long Island. Outlined beautifully in original colour, the map features all major towns, country churches and battle sites, indicated with pictorial symbols, and delineates all of the important roads. In essence, the map encompasses the entire theater of the New York campaign, featuring all of the geographical information an informed reader would need to know in order to place war news in its proper context. Beneath the map is the "Chronological Table of the Most Interesting Occurences since the Commencement of Hostilities in North America," which begins with the mention of what would later be known as the Boston Tea Party on December 16th, 1773. It proceeds to recount the early events of the war itself, most notably the Battle of Bunker Hill outside of Boston (June 17th, 1775) and the British evacuation of that city after a year-long siege on March 7th, 1776. The list of events is expressed in a professional manner, referring to the British respectfully as "His Majesty's" forces and the Americans as the "Provincials." While reading through the events up into the summer of 1776 it would seem that providence was not on the British side, a point underscored by the notation on July 4th, 1776 which reads "continental congress declares the United States of America Independent". This impression is accurate, as the British had been effectively driven out of the Thirteen Colonies. If "His Majesty's" forces wished to take war to the Americans, they would have to act with great speed and force. As one follows the events from mid-July as it turned into August, one notices that such a reprise was in the works. A massive force of 88 ships and 34,000 troops congregated on and around Staten Island under the overall command of General Sir William Howe. As noted on the map itself, the British landed at Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn on August 22nd, and the note on the 27th that reads "the Provincials defeated" could not have been a greater understatement. This refers to the Battle of Long Island, the largest altercation of the entire war, in which the British decisively defeated the Americans, forcing them to abandon the island for Manhattan. The note after September 11th, which mentions the "conference" between the British command and a "Deputation" of Americans, refers to a meeting in which an American embassy under Benjamin Franklin rejected British terms for ending hostilities following the American defeat in Brooklyn. This set the stage for the successful British invasion of Manhattan. While that island was not fully secured by the British until November, 1776, it became the principal British base, remaining in their possession for the duration of the war. In addition to the fascinating chronological table, the text section provides a great deal of fascinating and historically important information. There is the "Alphabetical Table of the Principal Towns in North America and their Distance from New York," and a table listing the population statistics of the various American colonies, which notes that New York province then had an estimated 250,000 inhabitants. The right-hand column features information regarding the command structure, troop-strength, and the general disbursement of both the British and American forces, which placed information that would have frequently appeared in the newspapers in a coherent and orderly context. Hawkes, who took over the business of the esteemed cartographer Thomas Kitchin, likely intended this work to be purchased by members of the country's wealthy merchant class whose financial concerns were greatly mitigated by the conflict. This point is supported by its issue price of "One Shilling," a considerable sum at the time for a single printed sheet. This fine work is not only an attractive and scarce cartographic object, but an extremely important document relating to the history of the Revolutionary War and the development of the media and war reporting in the eighteenth-century. Guthorn, British Maps of the American Revolution, 146/1; Sellers & Van Ee, Maps & Charts of North America & West Indies , 1096; Steven & Tree, "Comparative Cartography," 43(c), in Tooley, The Mapping of America. Copper-engraved map by J. Barber, with original outline colour, on laid paper watermarked 'LVG'.

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        Historisch-kritische Nachrichten von Italien, welche eine Beschreibung dieses Landes der Sitten, Regierungsform, Handlung, des Zustandes der Wissenschaften und insonderheit der Werke der Kunst enthalten.:

      Leipzig, C.Fritsch, 1777-1778. - 3 Bände. 8°. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz und 3 gestochenen Titelvignetten. Halbleder der Zeit mit 2 Rückenschildern und leichter Rückenvergoldung, (Rückenschilder von Bd. 1 andersfarbig als von Bd. 2 und 3, etwas berieben, Vordergelenk von Bd. 1 restauriert). Slg. Kippenberg 1642; Tresoldi 44; Engelmann 600. - Zweite, stark verbesserte und vermehrte Ausgabe des im 18. Jahrhundert maßgeblichen Italienführers, der auch von Goethe auf dessen Italienreise genutzt wurde. Dieser schrieb 1787 an Charlotte von Stein: " Ich lese jetzt des guten, trocknen Volckmanns zweyten Theil, um mir zu notiren, was ich noch nicht gesehen." (Kippenberg). - "Ein Reisender, der feine Empfindung genug hat, um durch die Schönheiten, woran die Natur in Italien so reich ist, und welche die Kunst übertreffen, gerührt zu werden, der trifft in diesem Lande eine Menge von Scenen an, welche ihm die größte Abwechslung bieten." (Einleitung Bd. 1). - Mehrfach mit privatem Besitzstempel gestempelt, papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, sonst gutes, dekoratives Exemplar. 2. viel vermehrte u. durchgehend verbesserte Aufl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historisch-kritische Nachrichten von Italien, welche eine Beschreibung dieses Landes, der Sitten, Regierungsform, Handlung, des Zustandes der Wissenschaften und insonderheit der Werke der Kunst enthalten

      Engraved frontis. in Vol. I & an engraved vignette on each of the three titles. xxxvi, 808 pp.; viii, 943 pp.; 4 p.l., 922, [55] pp. Three vols. 8vo, cont. speckled half-sheep & speckled boards (minor rubbing), contrasting leather lettering pieces on spines. Leipzig: C. Fritsch, 1777-77-78. Second edition, greatly enlarged and revised (1st ed.: 1770-71), of the most popular German guidebook of the period to Italy and its art treasures. It contains not only Volkmann's own observations but also excerpts from contemporary French and English sources. Volkmann's work served as Goethe's chief guidebook during his own journey through Italy. Fine and attractive set with the library stamp on title of the counts of Einsiedel of Reibersdorf (their library was sold by auction in Leipzig in 1928). .

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        The Works of Flavius Josephus. containing etc.etc. Translated by Ebenezer Thompson and William Charles Price

      Fielding and Walker, London 1777 - 2 vols. 4to. Pp iv, 719; 644,(26, index), (2, directions to the binder), (8, subscribers names). Engraved and printed title page to vol 1. Engraved title page only to vol 2. Frontis and 51 plates and maps to vol 1. 17 plates (lacking frontis) to vol2. Extra uncalled for plate at end of vol 2. Recently rebound in sturdy half morocco without spine title labels. Water staining to the margins of the early pages and plates. Otherwise clean, tight and sound. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage Round The World, In His Britannic Majesty’s Sloop, Resolution, commanded by Capt. James Cook, during the Years 1772, 3, 4, and 5

      London: Printed for B.White, J.Robson, P.Elmsly, and G.Robinson, 1777., 1777. 2 Volumes. 4to. pp. xviii, [2], 602; 2 p.l., 607. without the errata leaf at the end of Vol. I. folding engraved map (frontis.). An attractive set in contemporary sprinkled calf, neatly rebacked, corners renewed, spines tooled in gilt (Vol. I title-leaf professionally remargined at lower edge & upper outer corner with small repair, marginal repair to GG2-3 affecting part of headline, occasional spotting). First Edition of this important account of Cook’s second voyage, which preceded the publication of the official record by some six weeks. The author and his father, Johann Reinhold, served as naturalists on the expedition. While the elder Forster was originally to have written the account, he was forbidden to do so because of a dispute with the Admiralty concerning his emoluments. It is based on his journal and also draws from Cook’s own although no acknowledgement is given. Humboldt said that he was indebted to this work more so than to any other for his early love of nature and tropical beauty. On his second, and historically most important voyage, Cook determined that the ‘Terra Australis Incognita’, which supposedly lay between New Zealand and South America did not exist, and accomplished the first crossing of the Antarctic Circle. He also suggested the existence of an antarctic land mass, but this was not to be proved until the explorations of the nineteenth century. Cook revisited New Zealand, and discovered, or re-explored and charted many of the islands in the Pacific, including Easter Island, the Marquesas, Tahita and the Society Islands, the Tonga Islands, the New Hebrides, and New Caledonia. A vast amount of scientific and ethnographical information was gathered, and as a result of new techniques developed by Cook, not one crew member on the voyage died from scurvy, a remarkable achievement for the time and for which Cook was awarded the Copley gold medal. Beddie 1247. Cox I p. 60. Hill p. 108. Hocken pp. 16-17. Holmes 23. Kroepelien 450. O’Reilly-Reitman 382. Sabin 25140. Spence 464.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Oeuvres de Salomon Gessner Traduits de l'Allemand.

      A Zuric chez l'Auteur 1777 - 2 volumes. Large 4to, 257 x 195 mms., pp. [xvi], 184; [3], 4 - 190, engraved title-page in each volume, separate engraved title-page in volume 1 for Contes Moraux, list of subscribers in volume 1, 10 full-page engraved plates in each volume, engraved head- and tail-pieces (39 in all) for each tale or section, early 19th century half calf, spotted boards (a little worn). A fine set, with very fresh impressions of the (often erotic) plates. This is certainly one of the most attractive editions of Gessner's works, even in a French translation. Gessner was responsible for choosing the illustrations, and the erotic overtones of many of the engravings perhaps enjoyed a more robust reception in this French translation. Copac locates a copy at the NLS in these islands, and there appear to be numerous copies in North America and Europe. Leemann-van Elck, Salomon Gessner, p. 113 and no. 539; Maler und Dichter der Idylle S. Gessner (1980), no. 88; Goedeke IV, 1, 82, 11; Rümann 329; Lanckoronska/Oehler II, 164; Cohen/de Ricci 432; Lonchamp 329. Not in Meyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chronik der Truchsessen von Waldburg, von ihrem Ursprunge bis auf die Zeiten Kaisers Maximilian II. durch Anmerkungen, Zusäze, Abhandlungen, und genealogische Tabellen erläutert.

      Memmingen Johann Valentin Mayer 1777 - 22 Bl., 276 S., 1 Bl. Mit gestochener Titelvignette von Klauber, Kupfertafel und 11 ausfaltbaren genealogischen Tabellen. Fol. Halblederband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - Wichtige Quelle zur Geschichte Oberschwabens und in der Biographie des Auftraggebers Truchseß Georg III. (1488-1531, der "Bauernjörg") eine zeitgenössische Quelle zu den Ereignissen des Bauernkrieges. 1785 erschien in Kempten noch ein Fortsetzungsband zur späteren Geschichte des Hauses. - Die hübsche Titelvignette mit einem Blick auf die Waldburg, im Hintergrund der Bodensee, die Kupfertafel zeigt Siegel. - Die falsch 337-376 paginierten Seiten 237-276 in unserem Exemplar alt durch Überklebung der ersten Ziffer korrigiert. - Titel mit kleinem Prägestempel. Untere Ecke mit leichtem Moderschaden, vor allem die ersten und letzten Blätter betroffen, sonst kaum fleckig, die Stammtafeln mit einigen Quetsch- und Knickfalten. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen, Rückenschild fehlt, Deckel unten mit Bezugsfehlstellen. - Trotz des nicht einwandfreien Zustandes außergewöhnliches Exemplar: Auf dem vorderen Vorsatz der Besitzvermerk von "C(hristian) J(akob) Wagenseil. Kaufbeuren. 1792", darunter sein eigenhändiger Vermerk "Geschenk von meinem Freund, Hhw D. von Abele, Syndico zu Kempten". Johann Martin von Abele (1753-1805) war ab 1779 Syndikus in Kempten und gilt als zentrale Figur der Aufklärung in der Reichsstadt, beide kannten sich vermutlich schon zu Göttinger Studienzeiten (vgl. Kraus-Dieter II, 133) und waren Brüder der Freimaurerlogen in Kaufbeuren und Kempten. *Heyd 834. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Verf. 1777 Zürich. . Salomon Gessners Schrifften. 1r Band. - Zürich : beym Verf., 1777. - 191 S., 10 Bl. 27 x 22 cm. Späterer Halbpergamentband nach 1900, goldgeprägtes RSchild und Buntpapier auf Vor- und Rückdeckel. - Mit gest. Tit., 10 Kupfertaf. und 25 Kupferst. im Text von Salomon Gessner. - Wilpert-Gühring 475, 13. /Farbfrische und kräftige Drucke, Seiten stellenweise leicht fleckig, Einbd. etwas berieben und angeschmutzt, 3 Blatt aus Bindung gelöst/ - Salomon Gessner (1730 - 1788, Zürich) war Dichter, Maler, Graphiker und Verleger in einem. Inspirierte zahlreiche Künstler, u. a. Carl Wilhelm Kolbe d. Ä.

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        Museum Klevenfeldianum sive Catalogus Librorum impressorum, manuscriptorum, Picturarum tam minutarum, quam majorum, monetarum rariorum, atqve rerum aliarum, qvas olim possedit b.m. Dn. Torkillus de Klevenfeldt ... Auctione venum exponentur, die Novem. 24.

      A.H. Godiche, København 1777. 8vo. (4)+300 sider, trykt på skrivepapir. Indbundet i et senere brunt halvlæderbind, sign. Anker Kyster. Titelbladet lidt nusset. Med auktionspriser i marginen.. Meget sjælden. Detaljeret og meget smukt trykt auktionskatalog over højesteretsassessor Terkel Klevenfeltds bog- og manuskriptsamling især, men også malerier, numismatik, gamle våben og meget mere.** Klevenfeldt (1710-1777) var historiker og genealog og beskæftigede sig især med adelens historie, og på sine mange rejser i Danmark og Skåne lykkedes det ham at bære ved til en stor samlernatur. Hans samling rummede en udsøgt beholdning af de ældste danske bøger, heraf flere unika, og hans katalog er nærmest en overkomplet oversigt over trykte danske ligprædikener.*** Den numismatiske del rummer beskrivelser af 397 mønter, heraf en del "Med Rune - Skrift" fra sen vikingetid

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        Vollständiges Natursystem des Mineralreichs nach der zwölften lateinischen Ausgabe in einer freyen und vermehrten Uebersetzung.

      - Nürnberg, G.N. Raspe, 1777-1779. 8vo (195 x 120mm). 4 volumes. pp. (4), 652, with 5 engraved folded plates; pp. (16), 496, (8), with 9 folded plates; pp. (16), 486 with 13 folded plates; pp. lxiv, 528, (10), with 30 folded plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spines with red and black gilt lettered label (slightly rubbed). "Linnaeus achieved worldwide influence mainly through his pioneer work in systemizing botany but he also applied his passion for the arrangement to the animal and mineral kingdoms. In these mineral studies he describes many fossils and expounds his views on the age of the world, being careful not to upset the ecclesiastical orthodoxy of his time" (Hoover Collection 542). A good copy of this rare mineralogical work with beautifully engraved plates.Soulsby 100. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Origines des grâces.

      S.n. 1777 - - S.n., A Paris 1777, In-8 (11,5x20cm), relié. - Edition originale, illustré d'un frontispice et de 5 belles et fines figures par Cochin, gravées par Saint-Aubin, Masquellier, Née, Pelletier. Assez rare. "Une des illustrations les plus réussies de Cochin, et de plus remarquablement gravée." Cohen. Plein maroquin vieux rouge fin XIXe non signé, doublé sur les contreplats d'un maroquin bleu à large dentelle d'encadrement. Mors, coiffes et coins frottés. 2 coins émoussés. Tranches dorées. Ce poème en prose est une jolie pastorale composée par une jeune fille de 18 ans, cette Origine des grâces met en scène Vénus et ses Grâces, le poème étant agrémenté d'autrres petites pièces. Ecriture convenue mais respectant les règles de ce genre stylistique que fut la pastorale dont Théocrite fut le modèle et qui connut de très nombreuses oeuvre au XVII et XVIIIe siècles. On appréciera particulièrement l'illustration de Cochin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de Dannemarc.

      Copenhague, Frères C. & A. Philibert, 1758-1777, - 3 vol. in-4, [8]-452 pp., 480 pp. et 488 pp., veau fauve, dos à nerfs ornés, encadrement de triple filet doré sur les plats, tranches rouges (reliure de l'épque). Coins abîmés, coiffes rognées, mais bon exemplaire.Edition originale, rare et bien complète du troisième volume : cette Histoire court jusqu'à l'année 1661, et ce n'est que dans les éditions postérieures (1777 et surtout 1788) que le récit fut continué, d'abord jusqu'en 1720, puis jusqu'en 1773. C'est la meilleure histoire ancienne du Danemark : l'auteur, Genevois (1730-1807) qui fut professeur royal de belles-lettres à Copenhague, puis précepteur du prince héritier, a passé une partie de sa vie dans le petit royaume du Nord. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tratado del ataque de las Plazas, traducido al castellano sobre la segunda edición, que escribió en francés

      - M., Joachin Ibarra, 1777, 17 x 12 cm., piel de época, 2 h. + XXXVI + 364 págs. + 4 h., la última blanca + XVIII láminas plegadas. MILITAR

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        A Topographical Map of the North Part of New York Island, Exhibiting the Plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, with the Rebels Lines to the Southward, which were Forced by the Troops under the Command of the Rt. Honble. Earl Percy, on the 16th Novr 1776, and Survey'd immediately after by Claude Joseph Sauthier. To which is added the Attack made to the Northd. By the Hessians. Survey'd by Order of Lieut. Genl. Knyphausen

      Published by Permission of the Rt. Honble. The Commissioners of Trade & Plantations by Wm. Faden, London 1777 - This is one of a small handful of Revolutionary War battle plans that relate to the City of New York. Sauthier's delineation of upper Manhattan was the most accurate and detailed to date. After the British occupation of New York, General Washington evacuated Manhattan, except for Fort Washington at the northern tip of the island. The British under General Howe moved north and attacked the main American army at White Plains in October 1776. But the Americans still remained in control of Fort Washington behind their forward lines. On November 16, the British mounted a six-column attack on the fort that forced the patriots to surrender. Washington's decision not to evacuate Fort Washington was one of his most serious tactical errors of the war. Almost three thousand men were taken prisoner and the British seized large quantities of supplies and weapons. Four days later General Cornwallis was sent to take Fort Lee on the opposite New Jersey shore, but the Americans stationed there had retreated. Sauthier illustrated the four phases of the attack with the letters A through D. The key at right identifies the first attack as that by Gen. Knyphausen, the second by Matthews and Cornwallis, the third as a feint, and the fourth by Lord Percy. Cumming, British Maps of Colonial America , pp. 72-74; Guthorn, British Maps of the American Revolution , pp. 41-42; Nebenzahl, Atlas of the American Revolution , pp. 90-91; Nebenzahl, Bibliography of Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution , 116; Wallis, The American War of Independence , 116. Copper-engraved map, with period outline colour. Some light old surface soiling. Sheet size: 22 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches.

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      London: Published by Permission of the Rt. Honble. The Commissioners of Trade & Plantations by Wm. Faden, March 1, 1777. - Copper-engraved map, with period outline color. Sheet size: 22 1/2 x 15 1/8 inches. Some light old surface soiling, else very good. This is one of a small handful of Revolutionary War battle plans that relate to the City of New York. Sauthier's delineation of upper Manhattan was the most accurate and detailed to date. After the British occupation of New York, Gen. Washington evacuated Manhattan except for Fort Washington at the northern tip of the island. The British under Gen. Howe moved north and attacked the main American army at White Plains in October 1776. But the Americans still remained in control of Fort Washington behind their forward lines. On November 16 the British mounted a six-column attack on the fort that forced the patriots to surrender. Washington's decision not to evacuate Fort Washington was one of his most serious tactical errors of the war. Almost three thousand men were taken prisoner, and the British seized large quantities of supplies and weapons. Four days later Gen. Cornwallis was sent to take Fort Lee on the opposite New Jersey shore, but the Americans stationed there had retreated. Sauthier illustrated the four phases of the attack with the letters A through D. The key at right identifies the first attack as that by Gen. Knyphausen, the second by Matthews and Cornwallis, the third as a feint, and the fourth by Lord Percy. CUMMING, BRITISH MAPS OF COLONIAL AMERICA, pp.72-74. GUTHORN, BRITISH MAPS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, pp.41-42. NEBENZAHL, ATLAS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, pp.90-91. NEBENZAHL, PRINTED BATTLE PLANS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 116. WALLIS, THE AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 116.

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        A Topographical Map of the Northn. Part of New York Island Exhibiting the Plan of Fort Washington, now Fort Knyphausen, With the Rebels Lines to the Southward, which were Forced by the Troops under the Command of the Rt. Honble. Earl Percy, on the 16th Novr. 1776.

      Wm. Faden, London 1777 - Engraving. Survey'd immediately after by Order of his Lordship, By Claude Joseph Sauthier. To which is added the Attack made to the Northd. by the Hessians. Survey'd by order of Lieutt. Genl. Knyphaufen. Published by Permission of the Rt. Honble. the Commissioners of Trade & Plantations by Wm. Faden, 1777. London, Published as the Act directs, March 1st. 1777, by Wm. Faden, Corner of St. Martins Lane, Charing Cross. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 14 3/8". Inventory#: p1069pmat.

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        Graduale Romanum.

      Clementis Plomteux, Leodii (Liege) 1777 - 12mo - 17.5 x 11 cm.; (26) - 520 - cxc - (2) pp. Full leather with a 6 panel spine, paste-on red leather label with gold lettering on the second panel. Marbled end papers. Full title reads: "Graduale Romanum Juxta Missale ex Decreto Sacro-Sancti Concilii Tridentini Restitutum, et Clementis VIII. Auctoritate Recognitum; Adjectis Officiis novissime editis ad exemplar Missalis Romani. Editio Novissima, Multo auctior & emendatior". The unpaginated preliminaries consist of a two page introduction (Typographus ad Lectores), 4 page "Index Proprii de Tempore", 7 page index "Index Proprii de Sanctis" (by month), 3 page "Index Communis", 2 page approbatory notices (dated 1772, 1777, and 1764), 4 pages with "In Aspersione Aquae Benedictae" (the Asperges), "In Duplicibus aliud", and the antiphon "A die Sancto Pasche". Pages 1 through 520: "Proprium Missarum de Tempore". Pages i through cxc: "Commune Sanctorum". Previous owner's inscription dated October 14, 182(4)? on the blank verso facing the title page with some ink offsetting to the bottom half of the title page. Page 247/248 shows some paper loss on the fore edge margin at the top (a triangular sliver 1/2 cm x 5 cm) that does not affect any text. Approximately ten pages show some mild staining from the fore edge in 2 to 7 cm. with no significant effect to the text or paper itself. The binding has been professionally repaired with a new spine attached and spine label. The leather is rubbed on the board edges and worn on the fore edge of the front and the head edge of the back. These defects have been repaired and stabilized. The binding is very solid and the pages show no signs of having been trimmed other than for the very first binding. All-in-all, a rather remarkable and complete copy of an early "Schola" or "Choir" copy (designed for holding in the hand) of the intoned prayer of the church. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Josephi Antonii Patinella siculi panormitae regii, pubblici notarii in heraeinorum pastorum academia alpini scriniarii Tyrocinium sive theori-practica Tabellionatus officii

      Ex tipografia D. Antonii Valenza Impressoris Camer, Panormi ( Palermo ) 1777 - "in quatuor libros distributa .editio secunda - Seconda edizione di questo manuale di notariato. Patinella "esercitando in Palermo l'ufficio di pubblico notaro si distinse tanto per la sua dottrina che per la sua probità. - in 4° - pp.4nn + 876 + 68 + 10; 24 + 20; 60 - Pergamena - 3 volumi in un tomo - Marca ai frontespizi, testatine, finalini e capilettera xilografici. Incisione in antiporta. - Testo in latino - Non censito su iccu - Forellini di tarlo che non ledoono il testo, mancanza alla parte superiore del dorso. Primo fascicolo quasi del tutto sciolto. - Unito a: PATINELLA J A.: Tabellionatus officii elementa erothematicé exposita & juxta ordinem Tyrocinii sive Theori-practicae ejus offici,in quatuor libri divisa quibus accedit de aliquibus actionibus, exceptionibus, Senatus-consultiis, ac legibus quorum scientia Notarius praeditus esse debet, disceptatio - Panormi 1776 - CONSTITUTIONES et ordinationes super officio publicorum tabellionum hujus Siciliae regni ac Pandectae super eorum Juribus - Panormi 1776 - Libro usato"

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        Oeuvres / de Bernard Palissy, revues sur les exemplaires de la Bibliothèque du Roi ; avec des notes par M. Faujas de Saint Fond, et des additions par M. Gobet

      Paris : Chez Ruault, Libraire, rue de la Harpe 1777 - ~ Orné d'en-têtes et culs-de-lampe sur bois. Notre exemplaire manque le portrait de Benjamin Franklin et l'épitre dédicatoire au même, supprimés par l'éditeur avant publication pour la quasi-totalité des exemplaires (Brunet IV, 320) ~ La vrai première édition collective des oeuvres de Palissy, par Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond (1741-1819), géologue et vulcanologue. Robert Fouët avait déjà réimprimé en 1636, la « Recepte véritable » et les « Discours admirables » mais avec un titre différent et beaucoup de changements injustifiés. Mais si Fouët en avait péché par défaut, Faujas le fit par excès, son édition n'étant pas non plus entièrement fiable car elle contient des travaux inexactement attribués. - CONTENU: De l'art de terre, de son utilité, des émaux et du feu ; Des terres d'argile ; Des pierres ; De la marne ; Observations sur la marne ; Essai sur la terre sigillée, ou terre sacrée de Lemnos ; Des sels divers et du sel commun ; Des eaux & fontaines ; Du mascaret qui s'engendre au fleuve de Dourdongne en la Guienne ; Traité des métaux & alchimie ; De l'or potable ; Du mitridat ou thériaque ; Des glaces ; Déclaration des abus et ignorances des médecins [ce texte est attribué au pharmacien Pierre Brailler] ; Recepte véritable par laquelle tous les hommes de la France pourront apprendre à multiplier et augmenter leurs thresors, &c. Livre Premier. De l'Agriculture ; Livre Second. De l'Histoire Naturelle ; Livre Troisième. Jardin délectable ; Livre Quatrièsme. De la ville de forteresse ; Notes ; Explication des mots les plus difficiles ; Cabinet de Palissy : copie des escrits qui sont mis au dessous des choses merveilleuses que l'autheur de ce livre a préparé & mis par ordre en son cabinet ; Extraict des sentences principales ; Table des matières. - Brunet IV, 320; Grässe V, 108; Caillet, Sciences psychiques ou occultes. II, 8265. ~ Veau marbré d'époque, dos à nerfs, p.d.t. rouge, caissons dorés, triple filet sur les plats, tranches marbrées ~ xxvj i.e. lxxvj +734p. Signatures: p2, a-h4, i2, A-Zzzz4/3 ~ 26x21x6cm. ~ Mors fendus. Dos, chasses & coins frottés avec manque de cuir, coiffes absents, tranchefile sup. brisée en 2 morceaux. Intérieur très bon état, seulement qq. rares rousseurs ~ LANGUAGE: Français / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Unfortunate Discovery.

      London Printed for & Sold by Carrington Bowles 24th July 1777 - Broadside, folio, hand coloured Mezzotint, minor early damping, printed one side as issued. A Satire on a married man snatching a hug with a servant girl, whilst unknown to him his wife is about to catch him out. In his pocket the man has a copy of John Wilkes's "An Essay on Woman". Exceedingly rare. Not in British Museum Catalogue but a copy acquired in 2010 with the Lennox-Boyd collection. An engraved version was issued in 1778

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        A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World - 2 Volumes

      W.Strahan and T.Cadell, London 1777 - Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolutiion and Adventure, in the years 1772,1773,1774, and 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution. In which is included Captain Furneaux's narrative of his proceedings in the Adventure during the separation of the ships. Illustrated with maps and charts and a variety of portraits of persons and views of places, drawn during the voyage by Mr. Hodges and engraved by the most eminent masters. Vol.1. xl, 378pp. 36 plates plus frontis portrait of Cook. Vol.2. 8+396pp. 27 plates. Contemporary calf, rebacked to conservation standards with original spines relaid. All plates present and correct. Inspirational. Photographs available on request. 290x225mm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      s.n. (Cazin), Genève 1777 - Quatre volumes in-16 (123 x 73 mm), maroquin rouge, dos lisse orné, filets entourant les plats, filet sur les coupes, tranches dorées (reliure d'époque). Portrait de Dorat par Denon gravé par N. de Launay. (reliure usée, dos passé, or passé, charnières frottées, manque de cuir coiffe supérieure tome 1 et coiffe inférieure tome 3, coins émoussés, rousseurs). // Four 16o volumes (123 x 73 mm), red morocco, smooth spine tooled, fillets border on covers, fillet on turns-in, edges gilt (contemporary binding). Portrait of Dorat by Denon engraved by N. de Launay. (used binding, spine faded for colours and gilt, hinges rubbed, lack of leather on top of spine vol. 1 and bottom of spine vol. 3, corners bumped, brownings).

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        The Works of John Locke. 4 vols. (complete and all published). .

      1777 1777 - London: W. Strahan, . 1777. Thick 4to. Orig. full old calf rebacked to period style with contrasting morocco titling-labels to spines. With engrv. portrait & folding table in Vol. I. A fine attractive set of the English philosopher's (1632-1704) works including 'An Essay Concerning Human Understanding', as well as his work on coinage and the economy.

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        Della sereide. Alle nobili e virtuose donne. Libri due. Si premette una prefazione del Prof. G. Ant. Ranza per l' aprimento della nuova tipografia Patria.

      Dalla Tipografia Patria, Vercelli 1777 - [Vercelli-Seteria] (cm.19,5) brossura originale decorata a stampa, vecchio rinforzo al dorso in pergamena.-- pp. XX, 128, XXXV + 1 p. nn. con l' imprimatur. In fine si legge: " Per Lodovico Franco Direttore della Stamperia Patria ". Raro poema sulla lavorazione della seta e l' allevamento del baco, originariamente impresso a Torino nel 1585. Contiene in fine uno studio in 35 pagine: " Maniera di conservare la semenza dè bigatti.". Inoltre è il primo libro stampato a Vercelli nella nuova tipografia fondata da G.A. Ranza che all' inizio dell' opera ne annuncia l' apertura. Il Ranza (1741-1801) erudito e letterato vercellese diresse la tipografia fino al 1790; Per notizie vedi: Dionisotti C. " Vercellesi Illustri " 1862 p. 133 ecc. e Bonino G. " Biografia Piemontese " 1824-5 II 275. Lievi segni d' uso ai margini della brossura con piccola integrazione, altrimenti esemplare a pieni margini con barbe. * Gorini " Vercelli nei libri " p. 221; * Vernazza " Tipografi Piemontesi 2 p. 303; * Manno I 5958.[f56] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Auserlesene mikroskopische Entdeckungen bey den Pflanzen, Blumen und Blüthen, Insekten und andern Merkwürdigkeiten.

      Nürnberg, J. W. Winterschmidt, 1777. - Gestochenes Porträt in Kreidemanier von M. C. Prestel nach Beer, 83 kolorierte Kupfertafeln, 159 S. 4°. Interims-Pappband der Zeit (etwas fleckig), Erste Ausgabe, erschienen in insgesamt 6 Lieferungen und komplett selten. - Cobres 273; Pritzel 3368; Nissen, Botanische Buchillustration 720; Nissen, Zoologische Buchillustration 1591; Horn-Schenkling 7962. - Angeregt durch M. F. Ledermüller beschäftigte sich Gleichen vor allem mit der mikroskopischen Untersuchung der Fortpflanzungsorgane von Pflanzen und Kleinstlebewesen. "Präparate, wie kleine Insekten und Pflanzen, wurden auf einer dreh- und schwenkbaren Nadel aufgespießt und konnten auf diese Weise einwandfrei beobachtet und gezeichnet werden" (Martin-M. 82). "Dabei findet er Veranlassung, sehr zahlreiche Blüthen vergrößert und zum Theil recht schön abzubilden. er war es sogar, der die Pollenschläuche von Asclepias zuerst sah und abbildete" (ADB IX, 227). Die Tafeln in prachtvollem Kolorit, die letzten 6 Tafeln zeigen Mikroskope. Sauberes und breitrandiges Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life of David Hume, Esq. Written by Himself.

      W. Strahan & T. Cadell,, London, 1777 - London, W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1777. Kl.-8°. IV + 62 S. Kanzleipappe der Zeit. EA. In engl. Sprache. Mit dem gestochenen Porträt Humes von T. Cook sowie den Verlagsanzeigen und dem Schmutztitel. - Priv. Widm. a. V., die Druckerschwärze des Porträts schlägt durch, leichte Gbrsp., etw. fleckig. Schönes Expl. - Hier die wichtigste Quelle zu Humes Leben, der dies noch vor seinem Tode 1776 schrieb. Englisch

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        Abrégé de l?art des accouchements, dans lequel on donne les préceptes nécessaires pour le mettre heureusement en pratique, & auquel on a joint plusieurs observations intéressantes sur des cas singuliers. Ouvrage très-utile aux jeunes sages-femmes, & généralement à tous les élèves en cet art, qui désirent de s?y rendre habiles. Nouvelle édition volume in-8° avec figures gravées en taille-douce, & imprimées en couleurs.

      chez Debure, Paris, 1777 - XVI- 208pages, frontispice gravé (portrait de l?auteur), 26 planches en couleurs, veau moucheté de l?époque, étiquette de titre au cuir rouge, fleurons dorés, coiffes endomagées, coins usés, reliure aux armes du Roi Louis XVI, au centre des plats.

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        Journal du Second voyage du Capitaine Cook, sur les Vaisseaux La Résulution & L'Aventure; Entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britannique dans les années 1774 & 1775.

      - Amsterdam, et se trouve à Paris, Pissot & Nyon, 1777, 20 x 13,5 cm., piel de época muy gastada con pérdida total de la piel en la tapa posterior y parcialmente en el lomo, 2 h. + XIX + 546 págs. (Ejemplar falto del mapa que acompaña a esta obra. Primera edición francesa del segundo viaje del capitán Cook publicada de forma anónima sin en nombre de su autor John Marra, miembro de la tripulación del "Résulution", dieciocho meses antes del propio relato de Cook. El objetivo era dar la vuelta al mundo tan al sur como le fuera posible para confirmar la ubicación de un continente austral. Esta expedición fue el primer viaje europeo en cruzar el Círculo Polar Antártico, además de recalar en numerosas islas, Nueva Zelanda, Isla de Pascua, las Marquesas, Tahití y las Islas de la Sociedad, las Islas Tonga, las Nuevas Hébridas y Nueva Caledonia, entre otras; la expedición también registró una gran cantidad de información con respecto a las islas y los pueblos del Pacífico, demostró el valor del cronómetro como un instrumento para calcular la longitud y la mejora de las técnicas para prevenir el escorbuto).

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        Le gynographes, ou idees de deux honnetes-femmes sur un project de reglement proposée à toute l'Europe, pour mettre les femmes à leur place, & opérer le bonheur des deux sexes; avec des notes par N.-E. Rétif-de-La-Bretonne, editeur de l'ouvrage. Premier partie [- seconde partie, contenant les notes].

      - A La Haye, chez Gosse & Pinet [.] et se trouve a Paris chez Humblot, 1777, voll. 2 legati in 1, in-8, bella leg. coeva in piena pelle marmorizzata, piatti inquadrati da cornice a merletto con fascetta a volute accostata, dorso liscio con titolo su tassello in pelle nera e ricche decorazioni in oro, sguardie in carta marmorizzata, tagli spruzzati, pp. VIII, 567, [1] in paginazione continua per le due parti. Bell'esemplare. Prima edizione. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires de Gaudence de Lucques, prisonnier de l'Inquisition. Augmentés de plusieurs cahiers qui avaient été perdus à la douane de Marseille , enrichis de savantes remarques de M. Rhedi

      Amsterdam, et se trouve à Liège chez Desoer, 1777 - .2 vol. in-8, 147pp., (4)-143pp.; 144pp., (4)-164pp. 4 frontispices. Demi-vélin, dos lisses, reliures de l'époque.Une des plus importantes nouvelles utopiques de l'époque. L'ouvrage consiste en un voyage utopique dans un pays africain où les habitants vivent selon "les règles de la morale la plus pure", où règne l'abondance, l'égalité et où "il est extrêmement défendu de répandre le sang humain". La traduction de l'originale anglaise (1737) est due à Miltz. L'illustration comprend 4 frontispices en taille douce, copie de l'édition de 1746, gravées d'après Le Lorrain

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        Stultitiae Laudatio & Utopia Insula

      Barbou, London 1777 - Full leather with black & gilt title plate to spine; gilt edging to boards & decoration to spine. All page edges gilt; marbled endpages. Black and white frontispiece. Leather rubbed on boards and spine, with some wear to the outer extremities. Inner hinges started but the binding is quite sound. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Previous owner's inscription to the verso of the front endpage. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vollständiges Marburger Gesangbuch, zur Uebung der Gottseligkeit, in 680. Christlichen und Trostreichen Psalmen und Gesängen Hrn. D. Martin Luthers, und Andrer Gottseliger Lehrer

      Christoph Saur, Germantown, Pa. 1777 - Title continued: "Ordentlich in XII. Theile verfasset. Auch mit nöthigen Registern und einer Verzeichniss versehen, unter welche Titul die im Anhang befindlichen Lieder gehörig: Auch zur Beförderung des so Kirchen- als Privat-Gottesdienstes, mit erbaulichen Morgen- Abend- Buss- Beicht- und Communion-Gebätlein vermehret. Fünfte und ermehrte Auflage." [16], 522, [16], 14 p.: frontispiece portrait of Luther with biographical caption; 17 cm. Signatures: )(8 A-2L8 2M4 (8vo). Contemporary calf with five spine compartments between raised bands. Woodcut tailpiece; typographical headpieces. Hymns without music, as was typical of German hymnals of the period. Printed in two columns. Errors in pagination: p. 198, 339, and 382 misnumbered 298, 393, and 582. Without the 56-page "Evangelia und Episteln auf alle Sonntage . und der Historie von der Zerstöhrung der Stadt Jerusalem." often found at the end. First Cent. of Ger. Language Printing in the U.S.A., 491. Inscriptions on front endpapers in old German script, dated 1814 and 1793. In Good Condition: leather is rubbed; lacking clasps; free endpapers are chipped and torn; lower part of title page stained; pp. 273-336 (S-X8) partially missed in sewing; section lacking from last leaf of the index, with small loss of text; scattered soiling and foxing. A worn but solid copy of this German-language hymnal, printed by Christopher Saur/Sower during the American Revolution.

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        Homeri Odyssea Latinis versibus expressa a Bernardo Zamagna Ragusino ad optimum principem Petrum Leopoldum austriacum &C. &C. &C.

      Fratres Pazzinii Carlii, Siena 1777 - In 4°(35,5x23,5); pp. (2), XXXII (ma XXXIX, (1), errore tipografico)443, (3) Frontespizio in rosso e nero, con vignetta calcografica raffigurante busto di Omero. Dedica a Pietro Leopoldo granduca di Toscana, alcuni capilettera istoriati in rame di bella alità e qualche testatina e finalino in xilografia. Elegante legatura con dorso e angoli piatti in pelle marrone con tassello nero titolo e autore elaborati motivi floreali sempre in doratura, piatto superiore e inferiore con carte eleganti per motivi e sfumatura. Alone di umidità, non particolarmente disturbante, ad alcune carte. E' buon esemplare

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        Histoire de Guzman d'Alfarache.

      Aux dépens de la Compagnie 1777 - - Aux dépens de la Compagnie, A Amsterdam 1777, 4 tomes en 2 Vol. in 12 (9x16,5cm), (2) 210 (2) 211-392 pp et (8) 178 (2)183-400 pp, relié. - Nouvelle édition, illustrée de 17 figures dont un frontispice non signées. La première édition de la traduction de Lesage date de 1732. Pleine Basane marbrée d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffe du tome 1 en partie élimée. Coiffe de queue du tome I arrachée. Coiffe de queue du tome II en partie élimée. Coins émoussés. Frottements. dernière page sale et restaurée en marge gauche ss atteintes au texte. Mateo Aleman, né la même année que Cervantes, est l'auteur de ce roman picaresque qui occupe une place de première importance dans l'histoire de la littérature et doit être considéré comme une des premières formes du roman européen. Il précède de quelques années le Quichotte, et met en scène les petites gens, la pauvreté, et l'exploitation des faibles par les Grands, raillant les corporations comme la médecine. (2) 210 (2) 211-392 pp et (8) 178 (2)183-400 pp [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Styner and Cist, [1777].. pp.[9]-24. Dbd. Light stains on title and last leaf. Good. The very rare second part of the series by Paine which eventually stretched to thirteen numbers, written to boost the morale of American troops. Dated "Philadelphia, January 13, 1777" on page 24. Only the first five parts were separately printed as pamphlets, the rest being given directly to newspapers. This second part of THE AMERICAN CRISIS is directly addressed to Lord William Howe, the British commander in North America who though he had the upper hand militarily, had allowed Washington to evacuate New York, and had suffered recent defeats to the Americans at Trenton and Princeton. Paine mocks Howe and his demands on the American populace to cease their rebellion. Paine writes: "By what means, may I ask, do you expect to conquer America? If you could not effect it in the summer when our army was less than yours, nor in the winter when we had none, how are you to do it? In point of generalship you have been outwitted, and in point of fortitude outdone." The separate pamphlet editions of THE AMERICAN CRISIS, all of which are rare, were printed in various cities and towns. The older references, such as Evans and Howes, describe the Philadelphia printings of Parts I-III, but later findings by Edwin Wolf 2nd and R.W.G. Vail have uncovered other early editions of this historical American political work. See especially Wolf's explanation of the various Philadelphia editions of the first three parts of THE AMERICAN CRISIS printed by Styner and Cist ("Evidence Indicating the Need for Some Bibliographical Analysis of American-Printed Historical Works" in PBSA 63 [1969], pp.266-68). GIMBEL 19. SHIPTON & MOONEY 15494??. HOWES P16. SABIN 58206. EVANS 154943. NAIP w031716 HILDEBURN 3595.

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        Oeuvres de Chaulieu. D'après les manuscrits de l'auteur (publiées par Fouquet). Suivies des Poésies de monsieur le Marquis de La Farre.

      La Haye Gosse junior Genève 1777 - 3 volumes in-16, XII-288, 318 pp., 1 portrait gravé en frontispice / 192 pp., frontispice d'après Marillier gravé par de Launay. Reliure plein maroquin brun-ocre, dos à nerfs estampés de fleurons et filets à froid, dentelles dorées en tête et en queue; triple filet doré en encadrement sur les plats avec fleurons à froid aux angles; coupes guillochées, dentelle dorée en encadrement intérieur, tranches dorées. (Ledoux). Bel ensemble. Les deux premiers volumes publiés à La Haye contiennent les oeuvres de Chaulieu, publiées par Fouquet; le troisième volume publié à Genève, les poésies de La Fare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        As he was seething from his non-promotion and threatening to resign, Brigadier General Benedict Arnold orders booze ? with letter from Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., later Washington?s aide-de-camp, ordering Limestone from the Commissary

      (1) Revolutionary War date Autograph Letter Signed ?Bt Arnold Br Genl,? 1p, 6.5? x 8.25?. Swansey [Mass.], March 20, 1777. To ?Capn Asa Waterman Dy Commy Genl.? Scattered light soiling. Expertly infilled with a few missing letters and words, mended, and reinforced. Nothing affects bold signature or majority of text. Very Good condition.U.S. Brigadier General Benedict Arnold writes Capt. Asa Waterman, Deputy Commissary General. In July 1775, three months after the start of the war, the Continental Congress named a Commissary General of Stores and Provisions for the Army of the United Colonies. Capt. Waterman (1743-1789) was one of the deputy commissary generals during the entire war (1775-1783) and was responsible for providing food and supplies to the troops. Throughout the majority of the war, Capt. Waterman was stationed in Rhode Island and was responsible for procuring staples (flour, beef, salt, molasses, etc.) from Connecticut and Massachusetts.In full, ?You are hereby

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        The Works of Richard Savage, Esq. Son of the Earl of RiversIn Two Volumes

      London - T. Evans, 1777 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommon copy of Savage's anthologies, complete with Samuel Johnson's famous Life of Savage. Adorned with a beautifully engraved vignettes to the title pages. An Account of the Life of Mr Richard Savage, Son of the Earl Rivers, was the first major biography published by Johnson. It was originally released anonymously in 1744. The biography contains many details of Savage's account of his own life, including claims that he was the illegitimate child of a noble family that quickly disowned and abandoned him at birth. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebound in half calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, both volumes are lightly rubbed with some marks. Calf is lifting and cracked to the spines. Fronthingeto volume two is tender, with the rear joint starting. Front board to volume one is held by the cords only. Internally, binding is strained in places, and with the textblock tender to volume one. Some age toning, and instances of foxing throughout. Overall:FAIR.

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        A Voyage Round the World Performed in His Britannic Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775.

      Printed for W.Whitestone, S.Watson, R. Cross, J. Potts &&., Dublin 1777 - A MOST EXCELLENT COMPLETE SET DUBLIN EDITION. Four volumes xviii, xxx,372pp. 6, 392pp. 2, 492pp. 2, 518pp. large folding map of Southern Hemisphere, six engraved plates, folding table. Contemporary calf later title labels. Points to mention; the fine folding map has old repair to one small section. top of the contents page vol. one has neat old repair, last few pages vol 4 have small worm hole to blank outer edge margin. Fine Clean Complete Set, Contemporary Calf of this important Irish Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelle Carte des Côtes des Carolines, Septentrionales et Meridionales de Cap Fear a sud Edisto. Levees et Sondees par N. Pocock en 1770

      Chez le Rouge, Rue des Grands Augustins, Paris 1777 - A very rare nautical chart of the Carolina coast, and one of the most important maps relating to France's participation in the Revolutionary War. This very finely engraved sea chart was produced by the prominent Parisian cartographer Georges Louis Le Rouge for use by the French Navy, which entered the Revolutionary War the year after this map was printed. It embraces the coast of the Carolinas from Cape Fear, North Carolina, all the way down to South Edisto Island in South Carolina. The map also depicts the pictorial outlines of the key ports of Charleston and Georgetown. This chart was included in Le Rouge's Atlas Amériquain Septentrionale , and as the title suggests was based on manuscript charts produced by Nathaniel Pocock. Curiously, the identity of Pocock or the location of any of his charts has remained an enigma for historians. Nevertheless, the map features relatively advanced hydrographic information, including depth soundings and bearing lines to major landmarks and lighthouses. The chart features seven very attractive mariner's views of the coast, and the sea is embellished with two frigates under full sail and is traversed by rhumb lines that radiate from a compass rose. Examples of this chart would have been used at sea by French officers, as their navy engaged British ships on numerous occasions off the Carolina coast. Phillips, A List of Geographical Atlases in the Library of Congress, 1210, map 13, Sellers & Van Ee, 1398. Copper-engraved sea chart, with wide margins, in excellent condition.

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        Map, Revolutionary War Era, Colonial America): Theatre de la Guerre en Amerique

      le Rouge, Paris 1777 - Very good/excellent, hand colored outlines, trimmed a bit close at margin (due to binding in prior Le Rouge atlas, "Atlas Ameriquain Septentrional."). Image measuring 62 x 50 cm (24 x 20 inches). This is a clean impression on heavy paper. Three insets: Louisiane, southeast coastal region (Floride), Sault du Niagra. "Par le Sr. le Rouge, ingenieur geographe du Roy." appears after title in upper margin. This is McCorkle entry 777.14, without the "Corrigee.M. Hawkins.". Apparently Le Rouge reworked his early map (Canada et Louisane.) of 1755, and changed the title for this work (McCorkle entry 755.23). Not in Nebenzahl, although several other maps from this atlas appear in the references. The map is cataloged in OCLC.

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        Planisferio Celeste Meridionale & Planisferio Celeste Settentrionale Planisphere of the Southern Heavens.

      Atlante Novissimo. 1777. - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 42 x 33 cm. (16½ x 13 inches) each Fine condition, good margins. Pair of splendid celestial maps of the northern skies, showing the different stars and constellations, their relative brightness, and in outline, astrological figures. This circular map, has within its border engravings in the four corners, of the Observatories of Paigi, Greenwich, Cassel and Copenhagen. Antonio Zatta was one of the leading cartographers and publishers of the time, and his Atlante Novissimo was one of the most beautifully produced of 18th century atlases. He drew on the work of other cartographers- such as Captain Cook, for his maps of New Zealand and Australia, Robert de Vaugondy, Bellin, and developed his own distinctive elegant style.Sold as a pair with the Map of the Northern Heavens (St No. 2446)

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        TRATADO DEL ATAQUE DE LAS PLAZAS. Traducido al castellano sobre la segunda edición que escribió en francés El Abate Le-Blond. 1ª edición

      - Madrid. Por D. Joaquín Ibarra. 1777. 8º, 2h-xxxvipp-364pp-3h-18 láminas plegadas. Finos grabados calcográficos en cobre fuera de texto. Piel española de época, tejuelo, hierros en seco en lomera, contracubierta con algunas imperfecciones y marcas. Se trata de un buen ejemplar y en general muy limpio de este clásico de estrategia de guerra. No en BGE. CCPB000138340-X. Palau. 133812. Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros

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        Tratado de la defensa de las plazas, con varias observaciones útiles para proceder a su reconocimiento; y un breve compendio de los principios mas generales, que pueden contribuir a que se establezcan ventajosamente los quarteles de invierno. Traducido según la segunda edición, que escribió en francés el Abate Le-Blon.

      - M., Joachin Ibarra, 1777, 17,5 x 12,5 cm., hol. piel de época, 1 h. + XX + 259 págs. + 1 h. + XVII tablas plegadas + V láminas plegadas. (Obra bien documentada por la numerosa bibliografía francesa consultada por el autor; las láminas y tablas que acompañan la obra están muy relacionadas con el texto, ya que este suele hacer continuas referencias a las ilustraciones). MILITAR

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      - Memorias históricas del Rei D. Alonso el Sabio, i observaciones a su chrónica. Obra póstuma de .- Madrid, Joachín Ibarra, 1777; en fólio pasta española de época con lomo coajado de hierros dorados, tejuelo y 6 nervios, cortes pintados, portada, XXVI-12 páginas, 687 páginas y vuelta. Palau nº 117570. Exlibris en papel de anterior propietario en guardas en papel pintado de época. Muy buen ejemplar.

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        Anecdotes de la bienfaisance, ou Annales du règne de Marie-Thérèse, Impératrice Douairière, Reine de Hongrie & de Bohême, Archiduchesse d'Autriche, &c. &c. &c. Dédiées à la reine (.). Ouvrage enrichi de très-belles figures.

      - Paris, Nyon l'ainé, La Porte, 1777. In-8, plein veau porphyre de l'époque, dos lisse orné de compartiments fleuronnés, triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches marbrées, (4), 337, (3) p. d'approbation et privilège, portrait frontispice gravé par Cathelin, 4 planches hors-texte gravées par Duclos, de Launay, Prevost et Simonet. Deuxième édition, la première sous ce titre, de cette biographie de l'impératrice Marie-Thérèse d'Autriche. Contient un portrait de Marie-Thérèse gravé par Cathelin d'après Ducreux, 2 portraits en médaillons gravés d'après Moreau par Gaucher en tête de la dédicace (Marie-Antoinette et Joseph II) et 4 figures par Moreau gravées par Duclos, de Launay, Prévost et Simonet. "Un des ouvrages les plus réussis de Moreau le Jeune", selon Cohen. Premier tirage des figures, sur papier fort. (Granier, 428. Cohen, 413. Conlon, 'Siècle des Lumières', 75:1069). Provenance: "Chev. Dupin" avec ex-libris manuscrit à l'époque et Guillaume Hofmann avec ex-libris gravé. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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