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        Oeuvres Diverses de M. Le Chevalier Rutlidge, contenant ses poesies et queleques dissertations. Tome Premier et Tome Second. Zusammen 2 Bände

      De l\'Imprimerie de la Societe Litt. & Typogr. 1777 De l\'Imprimerie de la Societe Litt. & Typogr., Yverdon, 1777. 174 S./ 235 S. mit einigen Schmuckvignetten im Holzschnitt, original Broschur, (Rücken mit Fehlstelle) - gute Exemplare / Erste Ausgabe / Vergl. Gay/Lem. III, 912 - Cioranescu III, 57880 - Ouerard VIII, 288 / sehr seltene Veröffentlichung des englisch-französischen Publizisten J. J. Rutlidge (1743-1794), eine der illustren Randfiguren der Französischen Revolution. Er hatte sich 1790 vergeblich um Aufnahme in den Jacobinerclub bemüht und wurde 1793 nach dem Tode Marats eingekerkert (vergl. DNB XVII, 518 f.) - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Biographien

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        Schat-Kamer ofte konst der stuurlieden, behelzende een duidelyke onderwyzinge in de navigatie. Amsterdam, J. v. Keulen en Zoonen, 1777. [gebonden met:] De tafelen sinuum, tongentium en secantium. Amsterdam, J. v. Keulen en Zoonen. z. j., ongepagineerd. [en met:] Nieuwe tafel der lengte en breedte van de meest bekende plaatsen des aardrijks. z. pl., z. j.

      (14)+470+32 pag. Gebonden in 19e- eeuws half linnen. Beide werken genoemd op de titelpagina. De Schat-kamer is geillustreerd met 3 uitvouwbare platen en vele tekstillustraties. Zeldzaam. Niet in NHSM en niet in Bierens de Haan.

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        [Trial of William Dodd], The Whole Proceedings on the King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the City of London; and also the Gaol Delivery for the County of Middlesex; Held at Justice Hall in the Old Bailey... [between Wednesday the 4th of December 1776, and Wednesday the 15th October 1777, Being the First Eight Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Hallifax, Lord Mayor of the City of London].

      London: Printed by William Richardson, 1777.. COMPLETE ORIGINAL SESSIONS. Small quarto, pp.417 [7]. Complete with the index at rear. In recent mottled full calf with raised bands and gilt titles to red label on spine. Blind ruling and decoration to boards. Edges heavily trimmed. Top edge trimmed a little too close, affecting the top line of print in a handful of cases. Otherwise very good. The first appearance in print of the trial of the Dr. William Dodd, notoriously executed on 27th June 1777 for forging a bond in the name of his former pupil Philip Stanhope, the Earl of Chesterfield. Known as the 'Macaroni Parson' for his profligate lifestyle, Dodd had previously been caught offering a sought-after London rectorate for sale, causing him to loose his position as a Deacon.

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        Autograph Note Signed by Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull during the Revolutionary War requesting Flour and Bread for the Militia. 1777

      Lebanon, Connecticut. 14 June 1777. Laid paper with partial watermark. Approximately 7.25" x 5.25". Old folds, light ink smudge, age-toning, good. Trumbull authorizes Peter Goodrich at Middletown to deliver flour and bread to "Ebenezer Ledyard of the Groton Company of the Militia, at that place..." The document entirely in Trumbull's hand. Docketed on the verso by both Ledyard and Samuel Smith. Trumbull was Royal Governor of Connecticut and was the only such to support the rebelling Colonies. He remained as Governor for the entirety of the Revolution. .

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        Holograph Signed Parole of Captain William Judd, Captain of HMS Antelope, captured by the Connecticut Navy during the Revolutionary War. October 14, 1777

      Lebanon, (Connecticut). 1777. One folio leaf of laid paper written on the recto only. 7.75" x 13.5". A couple of spots of foxing otherwise bright, supple, and fine. A parole letter Signed by Captain William Judd and witnessed by Elisha Williams and John Alden. Captain Judd of HM Frigate Antelope was retuning home to England on the armed HM Packet Ship Weymouth, departing from Jamaica bound for London, when the ship was captured by the Connecticut Navy Ship Oliver Cromwell, off the Azores Islands on 28 July 1777. A prize crew brought the Weymouth to Kennebec River, Massachusetts (now Maine). It was eventually armed as Massachusetts Privateer Ship Hancock. The captured British seamen were transported to Connecticut to await exchange. This document states: "I, William Judd Esq late Captain of the Antelope being made prisoner of war while passenger on board the Weymouth, do declare upon my honour that I will not do anything injurious to the United States of America by writing, speaking or otherwise; nor give any Intelligence to the Commander and Chief of the British Forces..." In exchange Judd had the freedom of the town of Lebanon but could "...not depart therefrom, without permission obtained therefor from his Excellency the Governor of Said State." A very nice example of an uncommon parole document. .

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        IDEES PRELIMINAIRES, ET PROSPECTUS D'UN OUVRAGE SUR LES PECHES MARITIMES DE FRANCE. Par M. LEMOYNE, Maire de la ville de Dieppe.

      Paris de l'Imprimerie Royale 1777 - FIRST EDITION 1777, French text. Slim 8vo, approximately 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, 56 pages, bound in full contemporary calf, decorative gilt border to covers with large central gilt coat of arms, gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Slight wear to head and tail of spine, 2 tiny holes and a tiny split to lower hinge, small repairs to corners, few slight marks to covers and a darkish stain to lower outer corners, small brown stain to 1 margin, otherwise contents bright and clean. A very good tight copy. We could not find a record in the Bibliotheque Nationale of the planned work, which may never have been published. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Dom zu Frankfurt a/M. mit dem Pfarrturme und den Fleischschirnen, vom Leinwandhause gesehen.

      - In zarten Farben aquarellierte Aquatinta, nach J.F. Morgenstern (1777-1844), 1813, auf cremefarbenem Velin. 47:36,6 cm. Fehlstelle im oberen Rand ergänzt und kleine Einrisse (außerhalb der Darstellung) sauber restauriert, auf die Plattenkante geschnitten. Literatur: Gwinner (J.F. Morgenstern) 90; Nagler 18; vgl. I. Eichler: Die Frankfurter Malerfamilie Morgenstern in fünf Generationen, Frankfurt am Main 1982, Abb. S. 27. Ersten Malunterricht erhielt Reinermann in Wetzlar bei dem Porträtmaler Cramer. Anschließend machte er eine Ausbildung bei J.A.B. Nothnagel (1729-1804) in Frankfurt am Main. Danach arbeitete er als Tapetenmaler in Wetzlar. 1786 wurde er Maler im Weilburger Schloß. 1789 ging er nach Kassel und studierte in der dortigen Galerie Landschaftsmalerei. Im Herbst 1789 begleitete er L.P. Strack (1761-1836) nach Rom und war dort 1789-1790 Schüler von L. Ducros (1748-1810), bei dem er die Aquarellmalerei erlernte. Von 1793-1803 war er in Basel bei Chr. von Mechel (1737-1817) in dessen Verlag tätig, 1803-1811 in Frankfurt am Main, 1811-1818 in Wetzlar, danach wieder in Frankfurt am Main. 1812 wurde er zum Professor ernannt. 1818 erfolgte eine Anstellung an der Kunstschule in Frankfurt am Main.

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        Paradise Lost... With the Life of Milton by Thomas Newton. -- Paradise Regain'd. A Poem in Four Books. To Which are Added, Samson Agonistes: and Poems on Several Occasions

      Philadelphia: Robert Bell, 1777. First American edition. 2 volumes, Octavo (200 x 121 mm). Half-titles. Engraved portrait frontispiece by Norman. (Some pale browning and spotting.) Near uniform contemporary calf, spines blind ruled and lettered "M" in one compartment and with volume number below (some slight edgewear, upper third of front free endpaper in vol. I cut away); quarter morocco slipcase. Provenance: George Thomas (signature on title in vol. I); Isaac Osgood (contemporary gift inscription from S.L. Pickman? on half-title in vol. II); Elizabeth Pickman? (signature on front free endpaper in vol. II.) Extremely scarce copy of the first American printing of Milton's Paradise Lost. The handful of copies seen in the auction record are usually just the first volume, which only goes up to book eleven. The final book of Paradise Lost and the lengthy Index is found in the second volume, making a complete set essential for the first American printing of Paradise Lost. This copy brought $6600 at Christies in 2005, before that there wasn't a complete copy since Goodspeed in the 20s and Scribners in the 40s.

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        Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

      J. Dodsley, London 1777 - A New Edition complete in six volumes. Original full mottled calf, red morocco title lables, ruled bands. (6 1/2" x 4"). 229, 238, 248, 224, 222, 205 pages; illustrated with W. Hogarth frontis in volume 1 and marbled paper page in volume 3. Sheath family heraldic bookplate "Leniter Sustineo" to front pastedown of each volume. Expected overall general wear, joints holding but tender, chip to head of volume six, internally clean and tight. Remains an attractive set of Sterne's classic work. Size: 12mo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fabeln von Hagedorn, Gleim und Lichtwer.

      Winterthur, Heinrich Steiner und Compagnie 1777. - NDB 22, S. 649 ". Die Schalkhaftigkeit in Schellenberg`s Natur, das Sarkastische in seinem Wesen eignete sich vortrefflich zur Illustration von Fabeln."; Fabula docet 131 ". Zwanzig meisterhafte Tafeln"; Bodemann Fabelbuch 165,1; Lanckoronska-Oehler II,175 (sehr lobend); Rümann, 18. Jh. 385. - Erste Ausgabe, selten. Daniel Chodowiecki gewidmet u. mit einem in Schreibschrift wiedergegebenen Widmungsbrief an diesen. Die Fabeln behandeln die öfter dazu herangezogenen Tiere: Fuchs, Löwe, Wolf, Frosch, Delphin und Affe; oft auch Tiere mit Menschen: Die Räuber und der Esel, Der Bär und der Liebhaber seines Gartens etc. 8° (18,8 x 13,5 cm). Mit gest. Front./Tit.u. 20 Kupfertafeln von J.R. Schellenberg. 6 nn. Bll., 80 S., zeitgenössischer roter Lederband mit reicher Rücken- u. Deckelvergoldung, Voll-Goldschnitt; Schließbänder fehlen, tlw. bestoßen. Widmungsbl. mit dez. Sammlerstemp.; breitrandig, schwache Fingerspuren. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Royaume de Naples divisé en douze provinces.

      Artist: Elwe Jan Barend (-1777) Amsterdam; issued in: Amsterdam; date: 1792 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 43,5 x 53,5; description: Map shows south Italy with its 12 provinces and partly Sicily and Greece with the island Corfu; - vita of the artist: Jan Barend Elwe ( 177 - 1815), was a Dutch publisher and book seller who reissued maps by De L Isle and Ottens and some other cartographers in the late 18th century. His famous map "Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en ses Principales Parties" was derived mainly from Sanson?s and Jaillot?s maps of 1656 and 1676. At this time, California was no longer shown as an island, but as a peninsular, and the Great Lakes to the north are enclosed, which was another feature often shown incorrectly on earlier maps of America. This map has been published in 1792 in an Atlas which included 37 other maps of different countries.

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        Autograph Letter Signed to New Jersey's Revolutionary War Governor William Livingston Recommending Officers for the Middlesex Militia

      [Princeton?. undated - circa 1777]. Laid paper. Approximately 7.5" x 7". Old folds with small tears at the edges, ink has burned through in one small spot, general age-toning, very good. Docketed on the verso. In full:"To His Excelensy the Governor & the Council of Saftey sitting at Princeton. Whearas the third Batalyn of Middlesex militia Having Neither a first Nor second Mayjor We should be glad if your Exelensey & the Council of Saftey would appoynt there the persons we would recommend is Captin Robbert Nixon [Robert Nixon] for First Mayjor & Adjutant Thommas Egburts [Thomas Egbert] Second Mayjor.Jacob Hyer Coll.Wm. Scudder Lietenant Coll"Col. Jacob Hyer was the proprietor of Sign of the Hudibras, a Princeton inn that was a center of Revolutionary foment where students and patriots would meet. He was close to the upper echelons of the Continental command and hosted John Adams and the New England delegation to the First Continental Congress. He was entrusted by Washington to bail out John Honeyman, a double agent who was perhaps Washington's most reliable spy when he was arrested for high treason as a Tory. The taverns of New Jersey were central as meeting places for the Revolutionary effort. Hyer and Scudder were appointed to their positions in 1776. Hyer commanded the Third Middlesex Militia at both the Battle of Princeton on January 3rd 1777, and at the Battle of Monmouth in June of 1778.William Scudder was a prosperous Princeton miller who served in the Army throughout the War. Robert Nixon was a tanner from New Brunswick who distinguished himself as the Captain of Nixon's Troop of Light-Horse of Middlesex, when he was indeed promoted to Major in the 3rd Middlesex. It appears that Thomas Egbert was promoted as well, although less seems to be known of him.Interesting Revolutionary War document centered around Princeton, which in itself was at the epicenter of the action at that time during the Revolutionary War. .

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        Caroline meridionale et partie de la Georgie Par le Chevr. Bull Gouverneur Lieutenant. le Capitaine Gascoign, Chevr. Bryan. et de Brahm Arpenteur Général de la Caroline Meridle. et un Arpenteurs de la Georgie, en 4 Feuilles [with inset strip map:] Cours del la Riviere d'Hudson et la Communication avec le Canada Par le Lac Champlain Jusqu'au Fort Chambly par Sauthier

      Chez le Rouge rue des grands Augustins, Paris 1777 - Copper-engraved map, with original outline colour, on four sheets, partially joined to form two folding sheets, one joined section: 29 x 40 1/2 inches, the other 30 1/2 x 40 1/4 inches, with strengthened left margins. A very fine copy of this important large scale map of the Carolinas and Georgia, with an inset of the course of the Hudson River, an early French edition of the most important source map of the region for the second half of the 18th century. The rare "Le Rouge" edition of De Brahm's 'A Map of South Carolina and Part of Georgia,' with the addition of Le Rouge's version of Claude Sauthier's map of the course of the Hudson River. Cumming writes of the De Brahm's map: 'This map shows the coast from the North Carolina boundary line southward to St. Mary's River in Georgia and extends westward to the Indian country . For the coastal region and up the larger rivers as far as the settlements extend, great care and detail in surveying is evident . The actual amount of topographical information given . is impressive.' (Cumming p.280). Le Rouge explains the presence of the strip map of the course of the Hudson as a sort of bonus. Seeing that the fourth sheet of the map was largely blank, and as a 'thank you' to the map-buying public after forty years in the business, he decided to add 'Cours de Riviere d'Hudson qui est un chef d'oeuvre de Sauthier' which sells for 3 pounds 12 shillings in London. The fine strip-map actually takes the place of the large title vignette and index of land owners in South Carolina and Georgia that is found on the edition of 1757. De Brahm emigrated from Germany to Georgia in 1751. His long service as a military engineer in the army of Charles VII of Bavaria placed him in good stead, his talents were recognized and his advice and designs for fortifications much sought after. These requests for advice involved much travelling, and allowed him to gather a great deal of information about South Carolina and Georgia. After less than two years he felt confident enough to announce his intention of publishing a map of the area and asking for information from land owners who wanted their plantations included. But it wasn't until 1757 that the map was eventually published. De Brahm became the Surveyor General of the Southern District of North America, and his map remained the most important general source map of the area for the rest of the eighteenth century. Cf. Cumming, The Southeast in Early Maps, 310 (1757 edition, mentions Le Rouge edition); cf. Degrees of Latitude, 57 (1757 edition); Phillips, A List of Maps of America, p.820.

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        The Works of John Locke

      London: W. Strahan, J.F. And C. Rivington, L. Davis, W. Owen et al, 1777. Four volumes complete - Volume One - [6], iii-xl, *xli-*xlviii, xli-lvi, 788pp, [14]; Volume Two - [2], 681pp, [11]; Volume Three - [2], 610pp, [8] and Volume Four - [4], 644, *645-*651, 645-670pp, [10]. Contemporary speckled calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, leather title label to second panel, oval volume label to third, remaining panels with central lozenge made up from smaller tools with cross hatch corner pieces, gilt rolled border to covers, gilt roll to edges, French curl marbled endpapers. Covers rubbed, outer joints rubbed and slightly chipped in a couple of places with small amounts of loss to leather, small split to head of volumes one and two, larger split to foot of volume one, but all holding well, corners bumped with small amounts of loss to leather, scrape to lower cover of volume one. Internally frontispiece is lightly foxed with minor offsetting from frontispiece on to title, chart in volume one is spotted and creased with small tear to one fold, some minor browning, but generally quite bright and clean. Presentation inscription on ffep to John Vane 'from his old school fellow and friend ??? Graham'. Engraved portrait frontispiece by F.B. Cipriani to volume one, folding chart (Analysis of Locke's Doctrine of Ideas in his Essay on Human Understanding) to volume one. With the book label of Earl Vane to front pastedowns. This edition is a reprint of the Hollis edition of 1768, "with some editing and additions by Bishop Edward Law. The 'Defence' and its appendix in vol. 1 were written by him. Though he omits the Latin text of the first 'toleration' letter, he does include some additional letters (v4. pp.*654-651), all except the letter to Bold here published for the first time" (Yolton). Yolton 370. Eighth Edition. Full Calf. Good. Illus. by Cipriani, F.B.. 4to.

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        A Map of the Provinces of New York and New Jersey

      Matthew Albert Lotter,, Augsburg, 1777 - The Provinces of New York and New Jersey Engraved map on two sheets, fine original hand-colour, good wide margins. This map afforded British commanders during the Revolutionary-War an excellent overview of areas that would be crucial in the early years of the war, in particular the Hudson Valley and Lake Champlain areas. Likewise, New Jersey is well-delineated for the period. The map first appeared in London the year before this edition. Lotter issued in Germany a number of English maps relating to America and the Revolution, probably because of interest aroused by the large number of German troops involved in the conflict.

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        Six Odes, Presented to that Justly-Celebrated Historian, Mrs. Catharine Macaulay, on Her Birth-Day, and Publicly Read to a Polite and Brilliant Audience, Assembled April the Second, at Alfred-House, Bath, to Congratulate that Lady on the Happy Occasion

      Bath: Printed and Sold by R. Cruttwell, for the Benefit of a Worthy Clergyman, in Distress, [1777], 1777. First edition. ESTC T106176, recording three locations in the UK and ten in the US; NCBEL II, 676 (R. Polwhele). An inoffensive contemporary ink stain in the margin of one page; title-page a little dust-soiled; very good copy. Rare.. 4to, modern marbled paper boards, red morocco label, gilt lettering. A rare literary festschrift for author and historian Catharine Macaulay (1731-1791) on the occasion of her 46th birthday, organized by her friend Thomas Wilson, a clergyman of Bath who shared many of Macaulay's liberal republican views. Macaulay had accepted Wilson's invitation to live at his home, Alfred House, after which he arranged this birthday celebration that included her sitting on a throne, listening to odes written for the occasion. This pamphlet, which contains an account of the festivities and some other explanatory material, as well as the odes, was published to commemorate the event. The profit from the sales were to go to an unnamed clergyman in need. The author, "A Youth of Seventeen Years of Age," of the fourth ode was English poet Richard Polwhele (1760-1838), and according to the DNB this is his first appearance in print. NCBEL does list another title by Polwhele the same year, ahead of this one.

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        Essai sur les N.N. ou sur les Inconnus

      S.l., (Berlin, Stahlbaum), 1777, in 12, de 146pp. et 1 f. d'errata, ill. de 5 figures gravées à mi-page, demi-veau blond époque, dos lisse orné, coiffe sup. lég. usée, rousseurs. Exemplaire du Dr Morison de Greenfield avec son ex-libris gravé, mention au titre "donné par M. Barbier, Bibl. du Roi", puis étiquette dorée au 1er plat "Charlesworth Masonic Library". Très rare ouvrage sur cette société initiatique maçonnique d'origine antique, peu connue, et que l'on a comparée aux Templiers. C'est aussi d'une certaine manière une tentative d'explication des origines de la maçonnerie, depuis les mystères antiques jusqu'aux Templiers. On y trouve des observations sur les mystères d'Isis et d'Eleusis, les Druides, les Francs-maçons et les origines de la maçonnerie, et les Templiers. Par ailleurs rappelons que Friedrich Wilhelm Gotter fut un ami de Goethe. L'acronyme N.N. masque sans doute ici la formule latine "Nomen nescio" (de nom inconnu) ce qui correspond bien à cette société secrète dite des "Inconnus". Cela n'est pas sans rappeler aussi les "Supérieurs inconnus" qui hantèrent l'imaginaire maçonnique de la seconde moitié du 18e siècle. ¶ Dessubré n°407 - Fesch p.704 - Caillet n°4650 - Wolfstieg n°4860 (avec 146pp.) - Biblioth. de Lyon FM n°71(ex. de l'ordre Martiniste) - Manque à Dorbon et Guaïta

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        Opuscules de physique, animale et végétale

      Genève, Barthelemi Chirol, 1777, in-8, 2 vol. de I. (4), CXXIV, 255, (5)pp, 2pl. - II. (4), 405, (3)pp, 4pl, basane fauve marbrée, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges (Rel. de l'ép.), 6 planches gravées par Dom. Cagnoni. PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE traduite par Jean Senebier. L'abbé Spallanzani (1729-99) s'opposa à Needham en refusant la théorie de la génération spontanée. Ses recherches firent de lui un précurseur de Louis Pasteur et le fondateur de la biologie expérimentale. Dans cet ouvrage, l'auteur expose les expériences et les observations de Needham sur les animalcules, avant de proposer son analyse. Dans la 2° partie, il s'attache aux vers spermatiques et discute les opinions de Buffon à ce sujet. Ex-libris manuscrit docteur J. Bouquet. Coiffes et coins restaurés, qqs éraflures. Bon exemplaire

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        Geschichte der Mission der evangelischen Brüder auf den caraibischen [karibischen] Inseln S. Thomas, S. Croix und S. Jau. Herausgegeben von Johann Jakob Bossart. Erster [UND: Zweyter] Theil.

      Barby/ Leipzig, Christian Friedrich Laux und Weidmanns Erben und Reich 1777; EA; 2 Bände; ca 19x12 cm; (16) 444, Seiten (2) 445-1068 mit 3 Karten, 4 Kupfertafeln und 1 Falttabelle; Ledereinbände d. Zt. mit Rückentitel und Rückenvergoldung (Einbände leicht bestoßen und berieben, die Kupfertafeln oben etwas knapp bis fast zur Einfassungslinie beschnitten, die Falttabelle etwas knittrig; sonst guter Zustand)Versand D: 5,00 EUR Brüdergemeinde; Karibik; Mittelamerika

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        IDEES PRELIMINAIRES, ET PROSPECTUS D'UN OUVRAGE SUR LES PECHES MARITIMES DE FRANCE. Par M. LEMOYNE, Maire de la ville de Dieppe.

      Paris, de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1777.. FIRST EDITION 1777, French text. Slim 8vo, approximately 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, 56 pages, bound in full contemporary calf, decorative gilt border to covers with large central gilt coat of arms, gilt decoration and gilt lettering to spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Slight wear to head and tail of spine, 2 tiny holes and a tiny split to lower hinge, small repairs to corners, few slight marks to covers and a darkish stain to lower outer corners, small brown stain to 1 margin, otherwise contents bright and clean. A very good tight copy. We could not find a record in the Bibliotheque Nationale of the planned work, which may never have been published. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Billet autographe de reconnaissance de dettes

      s.n. 1777 - - s.n., s.l. 18 avril 1777, 11x17,1cm, un feuillet remplié. - Billet autographe signé de Madame de Sade, dans laquelle cette dernière reconnaît des dettes envers sa mère, Madame la présidente de Montreuil. Un petit trou sans manque de texte. Paraphe du notaire de Sade, Maître Gibert, précisant le nombre de pièces versées en dessous des trois lignes de texte. Tout au long de sa vie, le Marquis - fastueux et très dépensier - fut criblé de dettes et n'eut de cesse de chercher de l'argent, principalement auprès de ses beaux-parents par l'entremise de sa femme. Provenance : archives de la famille. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Autographed note signed by Madame de Montreuil Marquise de Sade, in which she acknowledges debts to her mother, the President of Montreuil. A small hole without lack of text. The banker's initials indicating the number of coins paid on the back of each banknote. Provenance: archives of the family. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        JOURNAL DU SECOND VOYAGE DU CAPITAINE COOK, sur les vaisseaux La Resolution & L'Aventure; Entrepris par ordre de S. M. Britannique, dans les annees 1774 & 1775.

      Amsterdam, et se trouve a Paris chez Pissot et Nyon, 1777. FIRST FRENCH EDITION OF THE FIRST FULL ACCOUNT OF COOK'S SECOND VOYAGE. 1777, translated by De Freville from the 1775 London printing. 8vo, approximately 200 x 125 mm, 8 x 5 inches, large folding engraved map at rear showing the routes of the two ships, plus an EXTRA ADDED MAP not called for in the collation, placed before the half-title "Part of the Tropical discoveries of the Resolution Sloop, Captain Cook 1774, the revised issue", taken from the Gentleman's Magazine 1776 (this map was added recently, it was not present when listed in the Parson Collection). Pages: half-title and title page, [1] xix, [1], 1-546, bound in full contemporary French mottled calf, gilt title to spine, floral gilt decoration between raised bands to spine, marbled edges and endpapers. Slight rubbing to binding, upper hinge beginning to crack but covers holding firmly, occasional pale foxing, a few pages lightly age-browned, 1 page has pin hole affecting 1 letter, easily understood, small pale brown spot to last 2 pages, short closed tear to 1 lower margin neatly repaired not affecting text, Victor Froussard's name on a small label mounted at top of half-title and his name stamped in ink. Binding tight and firm, a very good copy. John Marra's book first appeared anonymously in England in 1775. It was the first full account published of Cook's second voyage and was a first hand account as Marra was an Irish gunner on the Resolution. It contained many observations and incidents which did not appear in the official account which appeared 18 months later. It contained an account of the Adventure's time on the Tasmanian coast and It also contained the first printed account of the Antarctic based on actual observation, the Resolution having crossed the Antarctic circle at 3 points. See The Parsons Collection of Rare Pacific Voyage Books, Part 1, No. 107; Beddie, Bibliography of Captain James Cook, page 234 No 1272. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Oeuvres Diverses de M. Le Chevalier Rutlidge, contenant ses poesies et queleques dissertations. Tome Premier et Tome Second. Zusammen 2 Bände

      De l'Imprimerie de la Societe Litt. & Typogr., Yverdon, 1777. 174 S./ 235 S. mit einigen Schmuckvignetten im Holzschnitt, original Broschur, (Rücken mit Fehlstelle) - gute Exemplare / Erste Ausgabe / Vergl. Gay/Lem. III, 912 - Cioranescu III, 57880 - Ouerard VIII, 288 / sehr seltene Veröffentlichung des englisch-französischen Publizisten J. J. Rutlidge (1743-1794), eine der illustren Randfiguren der Französischen Revolution. Er hatte sich 1790 vergeblich um Aufnahme in den Jacobinerclub bemüht und wurde 1793 nach dem Tode Marats eingekerkert (vergl. DNB XVII, 518 f.) -

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        Sarratoga

      Vienna: F. Godefroy, 1777. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 5 x 6 3/4". Framed 15 3/4 x 16" This informative engraving by Fauvel depicts the surrender of General John Burgoyne at the Battle of Saratoga on 17th October 1777 during the American Revolutionary War. The image shows the British army on the left and the American army on the right with General Burgoyne surrendering his sword to Major General Horatio Gates. The Battle of Saratoga is considered a turning point in the American Revolutionary War that won the Americans foreign assistance from France. Following Burgoyne's surrendering the sword, which was returned, the British army surrendered their arms while the American army played "Yankee Doodle", which is depicted here in the view. The view is in good condition with minor foxing. Nicely framed.

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        Oeuvres Diverses de M. Le Chevalier Rutlidge, contenant ses poesies et queleques dissertations. Tome Premier et Tome Second. Zusammen 2 Bände

      De l'Imprimerie de la Societe Litt. & Typogr. 1777 - - gute Exemplare / Erste Ausgabe / Vergl. Gay/Lem. III, 912 - Cioranescu III, 57880 - Ouerard VIII, 288 / sehr seltene Veröffentlichung des englisch-französischen Publizisten J. J. Rutlidge (1743-1794), eine der illustren Randfiguren der Französischen Revolution. Er hatte sich 1790 vergeblich um Aufnahme in den Jacobinerclub bemüht und wurde 1793 nach dem Tode Marats eingekerkert (vergl. DNB XVII, 518 f.) - Gewicht in Gramm: 318 De l'Imprimerie de la Societe Litt. & Typogr., Yverdon, 1777. 174 S./ 235 S. mit einigen Schmuckvignetten im Holzschnitt, original Broschur, (Rücken mit Fehlstelle) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        An Essay on the Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff.

      London: for T. Davies, 1777 - Octavo (213 x 132 mm). Contemporary tan calf, red morocco label, gilt rules either side of raised bands, red sprinkled edges. Early ownership inscription of W. Radcliffe on front pastedown, under remains of bookplate. Headcap worn, joints cracked at head and tail but holding firm, a couple of creased corners, contents clean, a very good copy. With the half-title. First edition. Morgann "took issue with Dr Johnson as to whether the knight was a fat, drunken coward or a figure worthy of admiration. In a close analysis of Shakespeare's technique as a dramatist, Morgann argued that Shakespeare's intent was to gain sympathy from the audience for Falstaff at the expense of the virtuous young king and, in doing so, reverse or question accepted moral values. Consequently, in Morgann's essay, Falstaff becomes something of a witty, good-natured Don Quixote figure who displays true courage" (ODNB). Johnson's response was scornful – "Why, Sir, we shall have the man come forth again; and as he has proved Falstaff to be no coward, he may prove Iago to be a very good character" – but Morgann's essay greatly influenced literary criticism of 1 Henry IV well into the 20th century, particularly the literary approaches of Edward Dowden and A. C. Bradley. Jaggard 222. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Bellunése, le Feltrin et le Cadorin.

      Remondini, 1777. Incisione in rame, mm 568x478. Tratta da "Atlas Universel" stampato a Venezia fra il 1776 ed il 1784. Esemplare perfetto. Copperplate, coloured, 568x478. From "Atlas universel" printed in 1776-84. Perfect example.

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        LES INCAS, ou La Destruction de l'Empire du Pérou

      Lacombe: Paris, 1777. Two volumes, 19.5 cm, full straight-grained navy blue morocco, all page edges gilt, bound-in ribbon markers, pink endpapers. pp [iii]-xii, (339, errata), [3]; (2), 380, (4, approbation and privilege), [2]. Engraved frontispiece and 10 engraved plates by de Launay, Duclos, de Ghendt, Helman, Leveau, Née and Simonet after Jean Michel Moreau Le Jeune (complete). Bindings has light wear to the edges and corners; mild foxing early and late; light toning to several plates; inner hinges cracked but firm; 7 cm tear to lower inner corner of front free endpaper of volume II neatly repaired; VG+ otherwise, the contents quite clean and fresh. Sabin 44652; Cohen-De Ricci 690. Marmontel's account of the fall of the Inca Empire, sympathetic to the Indians if somewhat melodramatic, nicely illustrated. Because a chapter calling for religious tolerance in his book BÉLISAIRE earned him the censure of the Sorbonne and the Archbishop of Paris, in LES INCAS he retaliated by attributing the cruelty of the Spanish to their religious zeal. Significant as an Enlightenment era plea for tolerance, the work proved popular and went through numerous editions in several languages. Jean-François Marmontel was a French historian, writer, librettist, prominent member of the Encyclopédistes, friend of Voltaire, and from 1783, perpetual secretary of the Académie. Front paste-down with the engraved armorial bookplate of Ross Ambler Curran, early twentieth-century California society figure and bibliophile. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. Binding: Hardcover .

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        Kerkelyke Historie van het Psalm-Gezang der Christenen, van de dagen der Apostelen af, tot op onzen Tegenwoordygen Tyd toe. En inzonderheid van onze verbeterde Nederduitsche Psalmberyminge, uit echte Gedenkstukken saamgebragt. Met Kunstplaaten.

      Amsterdam, Wed. Loveringh en Allart 1777/1778. 2 delen, (XXII) 496, (XI) 519 p. Origineel Perkament, 8° (Vrij zeldzaam werk over de geschiedenis van het zingen van de psalmen. Geïllustreerd met 2 pagina's met notenschrift, waarvan 1 uitvouwbaar, en 1 uitvouwbare gravure, zonder de 10 portretten.).

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        Spermatologiae vegetabilis. Pars I. De seminum existentia differentia et usu. Pars II. De seminum ortu foecundatione et incremento. Pars III. De seminum collectione duratione et conservatione. Pars IV. De seminum ad sementem praeparatione. Pars V. De seminum satione. Pars VI. De germinationis adminiculis. Pars VII et ultima. De germinatione. [Complete].

      - Vitembergae [Wittenberg], Carolus Christianus Dürrius, 1777-1784. Seven parts in one. 4to (20.0 x 17.0 cm). Several nice wood-engraved vignettes. 218 pp. Original boards. Spine with handwritten paper label.l Georg Rudolph Boehmer (1723-1803) was a German botanist at the University of Wittenberg, Germany. Over a period of seven years he published a work on plant seeds in seven chapters. Each chapter was defended by one of his students at the university, each to become medical doctor, although one student defended a part not "pro gradu doctoris", but "pro licentia". Boards with some shelfwear, the paper spotted, old, private library stamp on first title, some scattered, light spotting, a few leaves creased, otherwise a very good, clean and complete copy. Rare. Pritzel, p. 904. Not in Stafleu and Cowan. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medicina Hippocratica exponens Aphorismos Hippocratis auctore Jaonne De Gorter, A. L. M. Medicinae Doct. Et Prof. Ord. Editio Quinta Italica ab innumeris mendis purgata cum Indice Locupletissimo

      Apud Vincentium Ursinum Expensis Stephani Manfredii - Neapoli, 1777. LATINO 0,98 Volume della seconda metà del XVIII secolo in 4°, stato discreto, coperta rigida in pergamena, su dorso tassello in pelle con decorazioni e caratteri incisi in oro, alcuni segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, tagli, puntinati in rosso e nero, leggermente bruniti, pagine ben conservate con marginalia. Su frontespizio elaborata marca tipografica incisa in nero. Presenta indice, segnatura dei fascicoli e richiami. Eleganti capilettera incisi in nero. V edizione italiana, emendata di innumerevoli errori. USATO

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        Spermatologiae vegetabilis. Pars I. De seminum existentia differentia et usu. Pars II. De seminum ortu foecundatione et incremento. Pars III. De seminum collectione duratione et conservatione. Pars IV. De seminum ad sementem praeparatione. Pars V. De seminum satione. Pars VI. De germinationis adminiculis. Pars VII et ultima. De germinatione. [Complete].

      Vitembergae [Wittenberg], Carolus Christianus Dürrius, 1777-1784. Seven parts in one. 4to (20.0 x 17.0 cm). Several nice wood-engraved vignettes. 218 pp. Original boards. Spine with handwritten paper label.= Georg Rudolph Boehmer (1723-1803) was a German botanist at the University of Wittenberg, Germany. Over a period of seven years he published a work on plant seeds in seven chapters. Each chapter was defended by one of his students at the university, each to become medical doctor, although one student defended a part not "pro gradu doctoris", but "pro licentia". Boards with some shelfwear, the paper spotted, old, private library stamp on first title, some scattered, light spotting, a few leaves creased, otherwise a very good, clean and complete copy. Rare. Pritzel, p. 904. Not in Stafleu and Cowan.

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        Geoffenbarter Einfluß in das allgemeine Wohl der Staaten der ächten Freymäurerey aus dem wahren Endzweck ihrer ursprünglichen Stiftung erwiesen, und der Schrift des Königl. Dänischen Etaatsraths Johann Jacob Mosers, von Geduldung der Freymäurergesellschaften, besonders in Absicht auf den Westphälischen Frieden, entgegen gesezt. Samt dem klar- und deutlichen Unterricht, das wahre Rosenkreutzerische Astralpulver ächt zu bereiten, und zum Besten des gemeinen Wesens wider fast alle Krankheiten zu gebrauchen.

      Amsterdam (d. i. Regensburg, Montag), 1777.. 160 S. HLdr. d. Zt. Wolfstieg 27578; Gardner 134; Kopp II, 221; Holzmann-Boh., Pseud.-Lex., 220; Weller 1, 112;. Ferchl 418. - Erste Ausgabe der seltenen Freimaurerschrift, die eine Replik auf den Diskurs des dänischen Juristen J. J. Moser darstellt, der die Freimaurer als staatsgefährdend dargestellt hatte und die Frage eines Verbots in den Raum gestellt hatte. - Über den Verfasser herrscht Uneinigkeit. Kopp weist die Schrift H. K. von Ecker und Eckhoffen zu, ebenso Gardner. - Hingegen sieht Wolfstieg in Schleiss von Löwenfeld den wahren Autor. Dieser Auffassung sind auch Holzmann und Bohatta. Quelle ist das "Handbuch der Freimaurer", Leipzig, 1900, mit dem Hinweis, daß H. C. von Ecker sich des Pseudonyms "Blumenoek, K. H. L. von" bediente und so leicht eine Verwechslung vorkommt. - Bezug des Vorderdeckels mit Fehlstellen. Etwas braunfleckig. Es fehlt das Errata-Blatt.

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        Fables (2 Tomes - Complet) [ Edition originale ] [ Avec : ] Contes et Nouvelles [ Edition originale ]

      Chez L. Cellot 1777 - 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane marron, dos lisse orné, Chez L. Cellot, Amsterdam, Paris, 1777, 136 pp., 2 ff., 124 pp. et Chez L. Cellot, A Londres et se trouve à Paris, 1778, 245 pp. (y compris faux-titre et titre) Exemplaire de toute rareté de l'édition originale des Fables, et de l'édition originale des Contes et Nouvelles, de François Jean Willemain d'Abancourt (1745-1803). Homme de lettres et important bibliophile, ses travaux furent souvent insérées dans les livraisons du Mercure. Etat satisfaisant (coiffe sup. arasée, coupes frottées, bon état par ailleurs). Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Billet autographe de reconnaissance de dettes

      Autographed note signed by Madame de Montreuil Marquise de Sade, in which she acknowledges debts to her mother, the President of Montreuil.A small hole without lack of text.The banker's initials indicating the number of coins paid on the back of each banknote.Provenance: archives of the family. s.n. s.l. 18 avril 1777 11x17,1cm un feuillet remplié

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