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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.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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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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        Baye de la Delaware Avec les Ports, Sondes, Dangers, Bancs, &c. depuis les Caps Jusqu'a Philadelphie d'Apres la Carte de Joshua Fisher publie a Philadelphie A Paris Chez le Rouge rue des grands Augustins. 1777. Avec Privilege du Roi

      Georges-Louis Le Rouge, Paris 1777 - Engraving with line color. French version of Joshua Fisher's map published in Philadelphia in 1756. Sheet size: 21 1/8 x 30". Inventory#: p1039pmat.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries of Philadelphia, PA]
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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

      [Bookseller: A. R. Heath Rare Books]
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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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        Poésies

      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).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: LIBRI ANTICHI E RARI FRANCESCO&CLAUDIA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH]
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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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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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).

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Oreste Gozzini snc]
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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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Rita De Maere]
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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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        THE AMERICAN CRISIS. NUMBER II. By the Author of COMMON SENSE

      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 HISTORICAS DEL REI D ALONSO EL SABIO I OBSERVACIONES A SU CHRONICA

      - 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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        Oeuvres de Salomon Gessner traduits de l'allemand [par Huber]: Contes moraux et nouvelles idylles (suivi de Poésies melées & Le premier navigateur).

      Zuric, chez l'auteur, 1773/1777. - 2 vols. in 1. 4to. (VII)+184+(13);190+(1) pp. Complete with 3 engr. titles, 20 plates & 39 vignettes by the author. Hardcover. Contemp. half calf, ribbed spine. (Top of spine & corners sl. dam.; joints/hinges weak/split, but holding strongly by under-laying cords; occas. light foxing, few pages sl. waterst.; pages uncut, with wide margins). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        THE AMERICAN CRISIS. NUMBER II. By the Author of COMMON SENSE.

      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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        British Dominions in America agreeable to the Treaty of 1763: Divided into the several Provinces and Jurisdictions

      Andrew Dury, London 1777 - Rare Revolutionary-war separate issue of Kitchen's map of North America. This map, in various forms, was issued by Kitchin following the French and Indian War and into the 1780s. Kitchen, who engraved the Mitchell map, closely follows that famed mapping, though in a reduced form. The colonies are shown from Labrador in the North to Florida in the south, and as far west as the other side of the Mississippi, which is marked "Extensive Meadows full of Buffaloes." This copy is a rare separately-issued example in case map format. A similar map by Kitchen would appear in 1780 and 1782 editions of Guthrie's New System of Modern Geography (See McCorkle 780.6), though with the inset border and cartouche changed. We find only the Clements Library copy of this rare war-dated separate issue. Not in Phillips, A List of Maps of America or McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps. Engraved map, period hand-colouring in outline. Dissected into 16 sections and linen-backed as issued. Inset of the tip of Florida.

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        A Map of the most Inhabited Part of New England Containing the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay, New Hampshire and the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island.

      London 1777 - This is the lower left sheet of the four sheet map. The map depicts all of Long Island, the Hudson River through the Colony of Connecticut, and to the western part of Rhode Island. It extends to include the southwestern part of Massachusetts.This map provides an excellent reference to early place names, it identifies numerous land grants, towns, roads, trails, portages, forts, farms and topography."The second edition of Le Rouge's copy of Jeffery's map of New England. Place names in English, legends in French" (McCorkle), Size : 530x500 (mm), 20.875x19.625 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline, 0

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        Mexico or New Spain

      Thomas Kitchen, London 1777 - Thomas Kitchen, Mexico or New Spain, Copperplate Engraving with Original Hand-Color London, 1777. $1,500. This map was engraved by Kitchen to illustrate Dr. Robertson's History of America, one of the most popular works on America during the period, which was reproduced in a number of editions and languages over a 35 year period. The map reflects the contemporary commercial cartography of 1777, the date of first publication of the map, immediately before the Jesuit expansion into Upper California began to yield cartographic details. The map shows nice detail in Southern Arizona and New Mexico, and reflects contemporary thoughts on Baja California. While Texas is a bit sparce in its interior, the map is consistent with the best commercial material published in Europe. Arader Galleries stocks the largest inventory in the world of Natural history watercolors, engravings, woodcuts, lithographs, color plate books and reference books on this subject. It is our firm intention never to be undersold.

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        A Philosophical Survey of the South of Ireland, in a Series of Letters to John Watkinson, M.D., London,

      W. Strahan and T. Cadell, London 1777 - First edition. 8vo. xvi, 476pp. Illustrated with six copper engraved folding plates (including the frontispiece). Contemporary full calf. Sine in 6 compartments, gilt; red lettering label, gilt. Upper hinge neatly and strengthened; wear at spine tips and corners; else a very good copy. ESTC T84447. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Philosophical Survey of the South of Ireland In a Series of Letters to John Watkinson

      W. Strahan and T. Cadell, London 1777 - Creasing and splitting to spine and seams, corner protectors worn, edgewear. ; Text-block appears clean and readable. ; Engravings; 1.5 x 8.5 x 5 inches; xvi, 476 pages; Half-bound in marbled boards, tan leather spine, 5 raised bands, 6 fold-out plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El Arte Poética de Horacio ó Epístola a los Pisones / Traducida en Verso Castellano por D. Tomás de Yriarte . con Un Discurso Preliminar y algunas Notas y Observaciones conducentes á su mejor inteligencia

      Madrid : Imprenta Real de la Gazeta 1777 - ~ Iriarte, en sus inicios prolífico traductor de los clásicos del teatro francés, acometió luego esta versión en verso castellano del Arte Poética de su admirado Horacio, adornándola con abundantes notas y un polémico prólogo que incitó Sedano a una brusca reacción, a la que contestó él con el célebre folleto 'Donde las dan las toman'. Más allá de la excelente traducción del poeta latino, muy adecuado para interesados en disfrutar de las trifulcas literarias de la época ~ Pergamino a la romana, de época, con título pintado en lomo ~ LIII+72+54+[2]p+1fb; Sign: [A]-L8, M-[M4] ~ 18x12x2cm. ~ Ejemplar muy limpio y excelentemente conservado, sólo con mínimas manchas de tinta de época en planos y corte delantero y casi imperceptible mancha en 4 últimas páginas / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative, with some of Modern Date; Now First Collected, and reprinted from rare Copies, with notes, Volume the First and Second (2 volume set)

      T. Evans, London 1777 - Complete set in 2 volumes. 1777, First Edition. 334 and 308 pp. Hardcovers, short 8vos. Handsomely rebound in late 19th century 3/4 red morocco with brown cloth. 5 raised bands and gilt titles on spines. Engraved vignette on either title page. Lacks original blank endpapers, but both half-title present. The leather shows light wear to the corners and spine ends. Contents bold and unmarked, with only a few pages showing small, faint fox marks. Previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown of both books, and small signature on the front blank of both. Complete in 2 volumes. Very rare first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        British Remains. Discovery of America. British or Welsh versions and editions of the Bible. Remarks on the British Tongue. The Extinct Peerage of England. (5 titles 1 Vol)

      Bew Brown Hett Buckland Rivington, London 1777 - In full brown contemporary leather, corners and edges bumped and worn a little. Spine has raised bands, gilt lines, gilt title on red leather label, edges bumped, bottom edge missing a small piece of leather, cracked a little along joint. Internally has the bookplate of Pontypridd Library and Charles Evans along with his signature to the fpd, plus a random small circular library stamp, half title present, text block edges uncut, [4], (viii), 184 pp. WITH 2. An Enquiry into the truth of the tradition, concerning the Discovery of America, by the Prince Madoc ab Owen Gwynedd, about the year, 1170 by John Williams, London by J Brown, E and T Williams, 1791, (viii), 82 pp, [5]. With 3. An Historical account of the British or Welsh versions and editions of the Bible. With an appendix containing the dedications prefixed to the first impressions. By Thomas Llewelyn, London, printed by Richard Hett, 1768, (vii), [1], 112 pp. With 4. Historical and Critical Remarks on the British Tongue and its Connection with other Languages founded on its state in the Welsh Bible. By Thomas Llewelyn. London, printed for J Buckland, 1769, [4], 120 pp, [1]. With 5. The Extinct Peerage of England: Containing a succinct account of all the Peers whose Titles are Expired: With their Descents, Marriages, and Issues; Offices in Government and memorable actions. From the conquest tot he year 1769. By Solomon Bolton, London for J and F Rivington, 1769, [8], 315 pp, [1], [12], ink name to epd. (1.ESTC T29717. 2.T32773. 3.T91267. 4.T91259. 5.T113548) An important collection of titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The East Riding of Yorkshire from the Large English Atlas of 1750.

      LONDON Robert Sayer Map & Print Seller at No 53 Fleet Street 1777 - Clearly engraved map ,very full of detail [obviously derived from Warburtons map]showing towns (Cities and Boroughs being shown in capitals and distinguished by asterisks)villages (with indications to show whether rectory of vicarage) religious houses charity schools,wapentakes, hills, parks and trees(depicting woods) market days, roads [with distances in measured and computed miles.Post stages, rivers and bridges with numerous descriptive notes.A View of Kingston upon Hull and an inset "Epitomised map of the E.R. of Yorkshire" the purpose of which is not clear." Whitaker pp68 Tooley pp 80.

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        STORIA DELLA LETTERATURA ITALIANA. Tomi 1-10.:

      Muccis, 1777-1786, Napoli - (Codice AN2987) Pregevole edizione napoletana in 10 tomi rilegata in 13 volumi in 8° (25x19,5 cm), XXXVI-336, L-420, XLII-380, XXVII-424, XLIV-546, XXII-494, XVI-426, II-486, XXVI-412, VI-430, XVI-360, XXVIII-320, 268 pp. Ottima edizione, completa delle aggiunte. Nell'ultimo volume ampio e dettagliato indice generale delle materie. Bella grande marca allegorica in rame a tutti i frontespizi, testatine figurate, capilettera ornati, finalini. Qualche ingiallitura, poche pagine appaiono brunite; leggerissima gora alle prime carte del primo e 5° volume (margine bianco). Legature originali in piena pergamena, doppio tassello e titolo oro, tre tagli rossi, in perfetto stato per tutti i volumi tranne il 7 (tomo 6 parte 2) e il 13 (tomo 10, indice) che conservano solo il dorso, uniforme e completo dei tasselli originali benché un po' usato: la pergamena ai piatti è stata anticamente asportata. I volumi sono comunque solidi e in ottimo stato. Euro 850 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        AVISOS QUE SE DABA A SI MISMA LA SERAFICA DOCTORA S. TERESA DE JESUS, Y EXPLICA EN PLATICAS A RELIGIOSAS Su Devoto El Ilmo. Señor.arzobispo De Burgos, De El Consejo De Su Majestad. y Dedica a Las CARMELITAS DESCALZAS, Hijas De La Santa Madre.

      13 Paginas De Prologo,Licencia y Erratas ( Esta Ultima Rota Sin Afectar + 414 Paginas. Joseph De Navas., Burgos. 1777 - Interesantisimo libro, encuadernacion original en pergamino de epoca. Ejemplar ajado pero completo. Alguna pagina recortada sin afectar y garabatos a pluma sobre todo en pergamino y primera portada y ultima pagina. Size: 4º. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Leben und Thaten des weisen Junkers Don Quixote von Mancha. Neue Ausgabe, aus der Urschrifft des Cervantes, nebst der Fortsetzung des [Alonso Fernandez de] Avellaneda. In sechs Bänden von Friedr. Just. Bertuch.,

      Weimar und Leipzig, zu finden in der Fritschischen Buchhandlung, 1775- 1777 - Bd.1.: 2 Bll., XXVII, 408 S. Mit gest. Porträt von Geyser + 4 Stichen / Bd.2.: 448 S. + 4 Stichen / Bd. 3: 512 S. + 4 Stichen / Bd. 4: 610 S. + 4 Stichen. (Bde. 3 & 4 mit Kopfvign. von Georg Melchior Kraus.) Bd. 5,6: 348 S. + 1 Frontispiz (Kupfer) und 355 S. + 1 Frontispiz (Kupfer). (Papier dieses Bandes durchgehend altersbed. etwas fleckig) Die Bände 5 und 6 (in einem gebunden) sind aus der Auflage von 1785. In den Bänden 1-4 befindet sich das Original von Cervantes, die Bände 5,6 beinhalten eine pseudonym erschienene Fortsetzung. Die vorliegende Ausgabe ist mit KUPFERSTICHEN von D. Berger nach den Illustrationen von Daniel Chodowiecki illustriert. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 499 16,5 x 10 cm, Braune Lederbände d. Zt. mir Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. EB und Rücken z.t. stärker berieben, Bd. 5/6 (18 x 190, 5 cm) Rücken einseitig aufgeplatzt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveaux voyages dans l'Amérique septentrionale contenant une collection de lettres écrites sur les lieux, par l'auteur, à son ami M. Douin, Chevalier, Capitaine dans les troupes du Roi, ci-devant son camarade dans le Nouveau Monde.

      Changuion - Chez Changuion, A Amsterdam (Paris), 1777, 1 vol. in-8 plein veau du temps, 5 nerfs, XVI-392pp et 4 planches hors-texte dont une dépliante, dessinées par Gabriel de Saint-Aubin et gravées par J. B. Louvion, figure gravée en tête de la dédicace à Monseigneur Philippe de Limbourg. Pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, dos orné. Edition originale rare de ce troisième voyage de Bossu. L’auteur fut l’un des premiers voyageurs qui fit connaître la Louisiane et ses habitants. Bossu exécuta par ordre du gouvernement français trois voyages dans ces pays. Une première fois en 1750-1757, en Louisiane où il séjourna chez les Indiens Illinois et Arkhansas, puis à la Nouvelle-Orléans. Pour son deuxième voyage en 1757-1763, Bossu fut affecté à une mission au fort Alabamas. Il consigna ses deux voyages dans un ouvrage portant le titre de « Nouveaux voyages aux Indes occidentales » qui fut publié à Paris en 1768. Pour son troisième et dernier voyage en mars 1770 - rédigé sous forme épistolaire -, il séjourna de nouveau à la Nouvelle-Orléans et chez les Indiens Arkhansas. Deux coiffes restaurées et une pale trace de mouillure en marge de qques feuillets. Très bel exemplaire bien complet des belles planches de Gabriel de Saint Aubin, l'un des meilleurs illustrateurs du XVIIIème siècle. Comprend une description physique et historique de l'ile de Saint Domingue. La lettre neuvième et dernière traite de l'esclavage et de la "manière dont les nègres sont exposés en vente". Leclerc, 825. Monaghan, French Travellers in the United States, 267. Sabin, 6470 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cape Blowmedown/Cape Split/Spencers Island and the Entrance of Mines Bason/Isle Haut and Cape Chegnecto (Canada/Nova Scotia)

      London 1777 - Engraving with original hand-color. From the Atlantic Neptune. Sheet size: 30 1/8 x 22". Inventory#: p1475pmat.

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        Poems, Supposed to have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley, and Others, in the Fifteenth Century

      London: Printed for T. Payne and Son,], 1777 - Chatterton, who committed suicide at the age of 17 - became a veritable symbol to the Romantics of a tragic genius misunderstood by his contemporaries , a victim whose story "Told the keen Insult of th'unfeeling Heart, The dread Dependence on the low-bred mind, Told every pang, at which thy Soul might smart, Neglect, and grinning Scorn, and Want combin'd!" - Coleridge, Monody on the Death of Chatterton First edition, Second State (cancelled state of C4), with errata. Facsimile plate at p. 288. 307 pp. Bound in full contemporary speckled calf, neatly rebacked. Some rubbing at corners, internally fresh, a sound clean copy. Ashley x, p. 75; Hayward 188; Tinker 622; Rothschild 589

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        Al Nobile Uomo il Sig. Giambattista Collicola (Vaso antico di Basalte ritrovato in piu)

      Rome 1777 - The watermark that appears is number 59 in John Wilton-Ely on page 1169 and is dated between the 1770s to 1790'sThis plate is the from the series "Vasi, candelabri, cippi, sarcofagi, tripodi, lucerne. . .)Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruins with Callot-like figures, and "like Callot makes great use of the swelling line" (Hind). He had two sons and a daughter, all of whom helped him in his work and after his death carried on his publications in Rome and Paris. They were Francesco (born 1748 or 1756; died 1810), Pietro (who lived till after 1807) and Laura (born 1750). His position in Rome and in Europe after 1760 was a prominent one. He was well-known figure to the wealthy English visitors in Rome and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1757. Most of his life was passed in Rome, etching, writing, publishing, and directing a workshop in which the restoration and sale of antiques played a considerable part.He was famous for his poetic views of Rome and also his fantastic imaginary interiors. His skills, allied to his deep knowledge of archaeology, provided the substance for his Vedute (Views), a series of 135 etchings of ancient and contemporary Rome, published from 1745 onwards, which established the popular mental image of the city. Vasi.et Ornamenti Antichi was a collection of 110 etchings documenting large sculptural vases, together with other antiquities excavated (and in some cases created) in Italy in the 18th century. The prints were initially separately issued and sold by Piranesi over a period of several years and subsequently collected in two folio volumes, each with its own title page, in 1778. They illustrate a wide range of genuine antiquities, as well as Piranesi's own collections, from utilitarian objects such as cinerary urns, lamps, and sarcophagi to monumental vases. The plates in Vasi often included text by Piranesi with information about where the objects were discovered and their contemporary location, and the prints bore dedications to his patrons, colleagues, visitors and influential people. He believed absolutely in the supremacy of Roman over Greek architecture, an argument he expounded most forcefully in his Della magnificenza ed architettura dei Romani (On the Magnificence of Roman Architecture, 1761). his romanticized views and imaginary interiors had a profound effect on stage designers, painters of capricci such as Hubert Robert, and even writers: William Beckford, the author of the Gothic novel and Vathek . In the 20th century his imaginary interiors have been admired by the Surrealists . Reference: John Wilton-Ely. Giovanni Battista Piranesi: Th

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