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        Die Jäger am Ausgang des Waldes, angeblich der erste Versuch des Künstlers.

      - Radierung, auf festem Velin. 11,1:15,2 cm. - Mit winzigem Rändchen um die Umfassungslinie sowie zwei kleinen Randbeschädigungen. Literatur: Andresen 3, II (von II). Zunächst studierte Dillis von 1777 - 1781 Philosophie und Theologie in Ingolstadt und München. 1782 wurde er zum Priester geweiht. Anschließend erhielt er Zeichenunterricht bei J.J. Dorner d.Ä. (1741-1813). Seit 1786 erteilte er selbst Zeichenunterricht bei vornehmen Münchner Familien. Durch die Bekanntschaft des Benjamin Thompson Graf von Rumford (1753-1814), der sein Förderer wurde, unternahm Dillis Reisen in die Schweiz und an den Oberrhein. 1790 wurde er Inspektor der kurfürstlichen Bildergalerie in München. Es folgten Reisen nach Salzburg, Sachsen, Dresden, Prag und Wien. 1794/95 weilte er in Rom, 1805 folgte die zweite Italienreise, 1806 war er in Paris und Südfrankreich. 1808 wurde er Professor für Landschaftsmalerei an der Münchener Akademie, 1822 Central-Galeriedirektor. Er wirkte an der Grundsteinlegung der Pinakothek in München 1826 mit und entschied 1834/35 die Auswahl der Bilder für dieses Museum. Mit seinen Freilichtbildern gehört Dillis zu den Begründern der neuen Münchner Landschaftsschule.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        A MAP OF PHILADELPHIA AND PARTS ADJACENT’. Published in Gentleman’s Magazine after the larger 1750 map by

      Nicholas Scull & George Heap 1777 - 34x30cm. Uncoloured. Previously folded and lower left bottom margin closely cut as always. Very good condition. Second state of the reduction of the remarkable Scull and Heap map of Philadelphia, re-issued here during the Revolutionary War in 1777 (the first state published 1753) with additional topographical detail in place of the original table of distances.

      [Bookseller: Garwood & Voigt]
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        Reisen nach den Eisgebürgen von Faucigny in Savoyen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt.

      Leipzig, Weidmanns Erben und Reich 1777.. Mit Titel-, Kopf ?- und Schlussvignette (alles gestochen). 174 S. Pappband d. Zt. Dreyer 769; Fromm 15615. - Der Schweizer Geologe und Meteorologe Jean-André Deluc (auch De Luc; 1727-1817) berichtet u. a. über die Erstbesteigung des Gletschers Buet. - Gering fleckig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Bamberg und Umgebung, anno 1760, Karte, Lotter T. C.

      Lotter C.T., 1717-1777 - Bamberg und Umgebung, anno 1760, Karte, Lotter T. C. "Tabula Geographica Novissima Principalis Episcopatus Bambergensis. Demonstratis Omnibus Toparchys Et Praefecturis, Etiam in Ducatu Carinthiae a Fundatoribus Pleno Jure Collatis. Cum Confiniis Aliorum S.R.I. Statuum A Tob. Conrad Lotter Goegr Aug. Vind." Altkolorierte Karte von Bmberg und Umgebung, Blattmaß: 55x66 cm., mit Insetkarte der Besitzungen in Kärnten. Wird begrenzt im Westen durch Schweinfurt und Marktbreit, im Süden durch Herzogenaurach, Erlangen, im Osten durch Weißenstadt und im Norden durch Coburg/Kronach. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Histoire générale de PROVENCE, dédiée aux Etats.

      1777 - 1786, Moutard 1777 - 4 volumes in-4 carré ( 285 X 220 mm ) XXXVI-689p.-( 4p. privilège + errata )-XVI-630p.-( 2p. errata )-C-XVI-683p.-IXXX-14p.-XIV-864p.- ( 2p. privilège + errata ), demi-vélin crème, dos lisses ornés de chainettes au palladium, plats de papier marbré, couvertures d'attente conservées. ( Reliures postérieures ). Complet des 2 cartes de la Provence rempliées au tome 1. 18 planches hors-texte au total: 5 planches hors-texte au tome 1, 7 planches hors-texte de monnaies au tome 2, 6 planches hors-texte de monnaies au tome 3. Bien complet de ses 2 «Supplément à l'Histoire Générale de Provence» aux t. 2 et 3, ainsi qu'un 3ème supplément intitulé «La relation du Tournois célébré à Tarascon en juin 1449» avec pagination particulière de 14 pages. EDITION ORIGINALE. Très bel exemplaire, non rogné à belles marges de l'une des meilleures "Histoire de Provence". Regionalisme archeologie antiquite histoire marseille Provence [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Den Haag-Gravenhaag-Dela Haye, anno 1760, Lotter, Plan+Panorama

      Lotter C.T., 1717-1777 - Den Haag-Gravenhaag-Dela Haye, anno 1760, Lotter, Plan+Panorama, size of the leaf: 54x66 cm., scarce map of Den Haag with Panorama, edited by Lotter in publishers colours. good print, only little brownish. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Raupenkalender, oder Verzeichnis aller Monate, in welchen die von Rösel und Kleemann beschriebene und abgebildete Raupen nebst ihrem Futter zu finden sind

      Nürnberg: C.F.C. Kleemann, 1777. 120, . 8vo. HB. 8vo, cont. boards, front joint partly split but firm, spine worn at foot. Text very good, clean state. Vg. Text German. 1st edition. Very rare. A detailed catalogue in which the caterpillars of butterflies and moths described and illustrated by Rösel and Kleeman are listed by month, together with their foodplants and where to find them. Also with references to the relevant illustrations in Rösel von Rosenhof's 'Der monatlich-herausgegebenen Insecten-Belustigung'. Effectively a second supplement to Rösel's work.[Horn Schenkling 14398].

      [Bookseller: Pemberley Natural History Books]
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        [PRINTED LOYALTY OATH FROM REVOLUTIONARY-ERA NEW YORK, COMPLETED IN MANUSCRIPT]

      Albany, 1777. Old fold lines, minor soiling and foxing. Extensively docketed on verso. Very good. A printed loyalty oath, completed in manuscript, declaring Edward Morrison of a New York Continental Army regiment to be a faithful servant of the United States. The text reads as follows, with the manuscript portions in brackets: "[I Edward Morrison], Soldier inlisted by [Capt Ten Eyck] in the Regiment commanded by Colonel [Van Schaick] belonging to the State of [New York] in the Service of the United States of America; do swear, to be true to the said united States, and to serve them, honestly and faithfully, against all their Enemies and Opposers whatsoever; and to observe and obey, the Orders of the Continental Congress, and the Orders of the Generals and Officers set over me by them. So help me God. Sworn before me, at Albany, in the State of New-York, this [first] Day of [March] 177[7]. [J Roorbach, justice of the peace]". The oath is docketed on the verso by Ten Eyck, certifying the veracity of the person of Edward Morrison, dated March 4th, followed by a note signed by Gen. John Lansing stating that Morrison passed muster the same date. John Lansing (1754-1829) was an Albany lawyer who served for a time as Gen. Philip Schuyler's military secretary, then later as a representative in the state assembly. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787, but left without signing, having become strongly Anti-Federalist and opposed to the centralization of the government. A scarce and ephemeral piece of Revolutionary history.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Denkwürdigkeiten von Wien, gedruckt für Henrich Lyonel, Herrn von Bisp EA,

      Nördlingen, Beck, 1777., - Kl.-8° Denkwürdigkeiten von Wien, gedruckt für Henrich Lyonel, Herrn von Bisp., 1777 (Nördlingen, Beck), 1777. (4), 66, (4), S 67 - 139, (4), S 141 - 217 S. 1 gef.Tabelle. Kl. 8°. Pbd.d.Zt. Erste Ausgabe, sehr rar. Mit kritischen Einblick in die Wiener Verhältnisse - die Ausgabe wurde sofort nach Erscheinen konfisziert und verhalf seinem Verfasser zu einem halbjährigem Gefängnisaufenthalt und anschließender Ausweisung aus Wien. Holzdeckel m. Papier überzogen u. handschriftl.Titel auf Rücken, m. einigen gest. Vignetten, Bindung tlw. gelöst, Rücken u. ein paar Seiten tlw. gekl. sehr rare u. gesuchte Ausgabe! Best.nr.20923 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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        Pennsylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York, 1760, map, Lotter T.C.

      Lotter C.T., 1717-1777 - Pennsylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York, 1760, map, Lotter T.C. Lotter, Tobias Conrad: Pennsylvania Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America sitis 1760 This maps shows the states of New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Hamshire in color. The neighboring states are outlined. The top left has a very detailed title cartouche with a European in contemporary clothing centered with workers. Size of the map: 57x49 cm., contemporary colours, clean print. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        Oeuvres. Traduit de l\'allemand. Tome I: Contes Moraux de Mr. D... / Idylles.

      Zuric (Zurich / Zürich), chez l\'auteur 1777. 2 Bl., 184 S., (12) S. Subskribentenverzeichnis. Mit gestochenem Titel, 10 ganzseitigen Illustrationen i. Kupferstich und 15 gestochene Vignetten, Gr.-8°., Ganzleder der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und umlaufendem Goldschnitt, marmorierte Vorsätze, Einband minimal berieben, Kapital schwach bestoßen, Seiten teils leicht fleckig / braunfleckig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Text in Französisch, Versand D: 4,90 EUR illustrierte Bücher des 18. Jahrhunderts,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat An der Vikarie]
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        Mémoire à consulter pour les anciens druides Gaulois, contre M. Bailly, de l'Académie des sciences, par M. l'abbé Beaudeau.

      1777 - 84 pages. Fort in-8° relié demi-veau raciné de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs richement orné, ouvrage en très belle condition, les coiffes sont à peine frottées. on trouve reliés à la suite, les textes suivants celui de Nicolas Baudeau. - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : Charles Bossut : Discours sur la vie et les ouvrages de Pascal. . (sans lieuni date), 119 pages - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : André Morellet : Portrait de Madame Geoffrin (Amsterdam, Paris, chez Pissot, 1777), 43 pages - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : MARMONTEL : Essai sur les révolutions de la musique en France (le Noir, 1777), 38 pages - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : Charles-Guillaume Le Clerc : Lettre à M. de ***. [Sur la propriété littéraire, par Ch.-Guillaume Le Clerc. 19 décembre 1778.].(sans lieu, ni date), 59[2] pages. - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : Nicolas Desmarest : Précis d'un mémoire sur la détermination de quelques époques de la nature par les produits des volcans et sur l'usage de ces époques dans l'étude des volcans, par M. Desmarest. (Paris : impr. de Clousier, 1779), 24 pages - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : Nicolas Desmarest : Lettre sur les différentes sortes de pozzolanes et particulièrement fur celles qu'on peut tirer de l'Auvergne (Paris : impr. de Clousier, 1779), 24 pages et deux planches hors-texte gravées - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : "Commencement du seizième chant de l'Illiade sujet proposé par l'Académie Française pour le prix de poésie 1778" traduit par le Marquis de Villette (Paris, Demonville, 1778), 23 pages. RELIE avec (BOUND with) : Langeac, Chevalier de. : Traduction d'un morceau de l'Iliade . (1778), 9 pages - - Louis-Sébastien Mercier : La boucle de cheveux enlevée : poème héroi-comique de Pope (Amsterdam : [s.n.], 1778), 92 pages - - RELIE avec (BOUND with) : Nicolas-Joseph Sélis :Petite guerre entre M. l'abbé Lemonnier & M. Selis, au sujet de la traduction des Satires de perse, par ce dernier. Pour l'amusement de ceux qui aiment encore les auteurs latins. (1777), 66 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        `Carte Nouvelle de l`Amerique Angloise contenant tout ce que les Anglois possedent sur le Continent de l`Amerique Septentrionale Savoir le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse ou Acadie, les treize Provinces unies qui sont. les quatres Colonies de la Nouvelle Angleterre 1. New Hampshire, 2. Massachusetsbaye, 3. Rhode-Island, & 4. Conecticut, 5. la Nouvelle York, 6. Nouvelle Jersey, 7. Pensilvanie, 8. les Comtes de Newcastle Kent et Sussex sur la Delaware, 9. Mariland, 10. Virginie, 11. la Caroline Septentrionale, 12. la Caroline Meridionale et 13. Georgie avec la Floride - Gravee exactement d`apres les determinations geographiques dernierement faites par Matthieu Albert Lotter a Augsbourg`

      Augsburg. Lotter.um 1777. Altkol. Kupferstich. 60,5 x 52,5 cm. Gut erhalten - in good condition. Die schöne Karte in frischen Farben. Nice map in contemporary colour. Eastcoast of America with Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia........ upper part with a very smal margen. Overall in good condition. Versand D: 6,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: P.u.P. Hassold OHG]
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        Ertappter Briefwechsel von der Zauberey, Schröpfers Künsten, Nativitätstellen, Sympathie, Gespenstern u.d.g. gesammlet von einem Juristen, Mediciner, Philosophen und Theologen und herausgegeben von Erzstein.

      - Erstausg. Leipzig, bey Christian Gottlob Hilscher, 1777. 20, 282 S., 1 Bl., mit gest. Titelvignette, 8°, Pappband d. Zt. VD18 14452790-005; Grässe S.65; Slg. du Prel 454; Ackermann II, 791. - Der fiktive Briefwechsel eines unbekannten Autors, um die Existenz von Zauberei u. Geistern zu belegen. Er hält auch Schröpfers Beschwörungen (Johann Georg Schrepfer, auch Schröpfer, 1738-1774) für echt u. kritisiert dabei Balthasar Bekker u. sein Werk "Die Bezauberte Welt". - Einband ist beschabt, fleckig u. bestossen; Rücken oberflächlich angerissen bzw. tls. abgelöst; Titel leicht fleckig; unbeschnitten, sonst ein gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        Von den Ahndungen und Visionen. [Erster und] Zweyter Theil [kmpl.].

      - Zweyter Theil, der die Voraussehungen und Ahnungen der Thiere enthält, herausgegeben von Justus Christian Hennings, Hofrath und Professor in Jena. Erstausg. Leipzig, in der Weygandschen Buchhandlung, 1777 / 1783. 8 Bll., 496 S. / 4 Bll., 472 S.; beide mit gest. Titelvignette 8°, Zwei unterschiedliche Pappbände d. Zt. mit Rückenschildern Grässe S.110; Rosenthal 1329; Ackermann I/466 u. II/186: "Selten. Darin: Widerlegung des Gassner und Paris. Ahnungen im Traume, Träume der Nachwandler usw.". Zum 2. Tl. "Die Voraussehung u. Ahnung der Thiere" vgl. du Prel 1173. - Einbände leicht bestossen u. beschabt; der 2.Bd. mit Besitzervermerken im Vorsatz u. tlw. etwas braunfleckig, sonst gute Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Hans-Jürgen Lange]
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        Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere. Servant de suite a l\' Histoire Naturelle de l\' Homme. Supplement, Tome Quatrieme, Vol. 19/4

      Paris: De L\' Imprimerie Royale 1777 GLDr. der Zeit, [6], 582 Seiten, xx, lex. 4°, mit Titelvignette, zahlreichen Textvignetten, Zierleisten und 6 Kupfern auf Sondertafeln im Anhang. Einband leicht berieben und abgegriffen. Innen frisch und sauber, sehr guter Zustand.Alte Drucke, Naturgeschichte, Buffon

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Franziskanerorden, anno 1770, Karte-Lotter T.C., altkoloriert

      Lotter C.T., 1717-1777 - Franziskanerorden, anno 1770, Karte-Lotter T.C., altkoloriert "Germania seraphico=observans seu provinciæ Fratrum minorum strictioris observantiæ, in Germania sitæ ; juxta domicilia eorundem fratrum, nec non monasteria Clarissarum, Tertii Ordinis, Annuntiatarum [et] Conceptionistarum, tam ea, quæ sunt jurisdictionis illarum provin:, quam ea, quæ stant sub superiore, à toto ordine distincto, ; geographice delineatæ â quondam F. min. reform. prov. Tyrol. alumno, œri incisæ operâ [et] beneficiô Tobiæ Conradi Lotter"----Die Franziskaner in Mitteleuropa---------, Kupferstich, im originalen Verlagskolorit, Blattmaß: 55x66 cm., gering gebräunt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hammelburger Antiquariat]
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        BESKRIFNING OFVER DE ENGELSKA COLONIERNE I NORD-AMERICA; UTDRAGEN AF DE TILFORLATLIGASTE ARBETEN, SOM I DETTA AMNE UTKOMMIT I ENGLAND AREN 1776 OCH 1777

      Stockholm, 1777. Contemporary plain stiff wrappers. Paper soiled, torn along spine. Early ownership signatures on front pastedown. Quite clean and neat inside. Very good. In a half morocco box. A little-known and scarce Swedish guide to the American colonies, issued in the early years of the Revolution. Each of the thirteen colonies is discussed in its own section, with details on counties and towns, early exploration, colonization and history, climate, inhabitants, and more. The formerly Swedish colony of Delaware gets surprisingly little attention. The very interesting (and apparently quite scarce) Revolutionary map is entitled "Seat of War in America 1777" in English and Swedish, but is otherwise all in English. It has a small inset of the entire East Coast, but the main part of the map shows the region from the Chesapeake Bay up to Massachusetts and New Hampshire. It is a well-drawn map, the focus of which is the location of forts and large landholdings. OCLC locates a total of ten copies. Scarce.

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        CARTAGENA DE ESPAÑA ILUSTRADA; SU ANTIGUA SILLA METROPOLITANA VINDICADA: SU HIJO S. FULGENCIO, DOCTOR, Y SU PRELADO DEFENDIDO. * FUNDACIÓN DE LA IGLESIA DE CARTAGENA, Y SU DIGNIDAD METROPOLITANA, SAN FULGENCIO OBISPO DE SU SILLA Y DOCTOR ILUSTRE DE ESPAÑA. Catalogo de los Obispos Cartaginenses. 2 Tomos.

      - Murcia. Imp. Francisco Benedito. 1777 / 1778. 20x15 cm. T. I, portada + 11 h. de dedicatoria, índices, prólogo + 543 págs. + 4 h. 1 grabado de monedas faltando la mitad, y falto de otro (se adjunta facsímil de los dos en papel de la época). figs. En el texto * T. II, portada + 7 h. de Tablas, advertencias y prólogo + 541 págs. + 3 h. de índices. Texto a dos columnas. Algunos cuadernillos tienen el papel amarronado por efecto de la tinta, pero en general blanco. Plena piel época, falto de los tejuelos, hierros dorados en el lomo. Tomo I, firma en la tapa de la encuadernación, y al dorso del papel de aguas. cortes tintados. Muy raro en comercio. # murcia. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mars Moravicus. Sive bella horrida et cruenta, seditiones, tumultus, praelia, turbae: & ex ijs enatae crebrae et funestae rerum mutationes, dirae calamitates, incendia, clades, agrorum depopulationes, urbium vastitates, aedium sacrarum et prophanarum ruinae, arcium et oppidorum eversiones, pagorum cineres, populorum excidia, & alia id genus mala, quae Moravia hactenus passa fuit.

       Prag, Joannis Arnolti de Dobroslawina 1777. Tl. 1 (alles Erschiene!) 2°. 12 Bll., 958 (recte 956) S., 8 Bll. (Index). Mit Kupfertit. v. Wencesl. Wagner nach Ant. Lublinskij, 1 gefalt. Kupferkarte. HLdr. d. Zt. Berieb. Ohne d. Titelportr., rechtes Drittel d. Karte fehlt. EA.MNE II, 110; Brunet VI, 26494; Graesse V, 218 - Alles Erschienene dieser Geschichte Mährens und Böhmens bis zum Jahr 1526 in der seltenen ersten Ausgabe. - Der Verf., Tomas Jan Pesina z Cechorodu (1629-80) war Dekan an der Prager Domkirche. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Geschichte, Bohemica

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        Josephi Antonii Patinella siculi panormitae regii, pubblici notarii in heraeinorum pastorum academia alpini scriniarii Tyrocinium sive theori-practica Tabellionatus officii in quatuor libros distributa. Editio secunda LEG: CON: Josephi Antonii Patinella. Tabellionatus officii elementa erothematice exposita & juxta ordinem Tyrocinii sive Theori-practicae ejus offici. LEG. CON Constitutiones et ordinationes super officio Tabellionum hujus Siciliae regni ac pandectae.

      Ex Typographia D. Antonii Valenza Impressoris Cameralis, Panormi 1777 - 3Âvoll. inÂ4 rilegati in uno, pp. (4) +Â876 + 68 + 10 + (2b); 23 + (1b) + 19 + (1b); 60. Mancanza al d. e minime spellature. Galleria diÂtarlo al marg. sup. delle ultime 35 cc. che non lede il testo eccetto inÂcinque-sei carteÂcarte finali in cui tocca qualche lettera. Leggera gora all'ang. inferiore delle prime 60 cc. Foro a p. 345 con lsesione di qualche parola del testo. Legatura in mz. pl. ottocentesca. Seconda ediz. - la prima fu stampata nel 1741 - di questo manuale di notariato. Giuseppe Antonio Patinella nacque a Palermo: 'esercitando in Palermo l'ufficio di pubblico notaro si distinse tanto per la sua dottrina che per la sua probita'. Visse e fiori' circa il 1738'. Diego Orlando, 'Biblioteca di antica giurisprudenza siciliana', p. 85. Seguono altre due opere dello stesso autore, stampate sempre a Palermo, presso Valenza, nel 1776. Esemplare in buone condizioni generali pur con i difetti segnalati. LAT

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        Herrn Georg Arnaud, ... Anatomisch=Chirurgische Abhandlung über die Hermaphroditen. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Nebst sechs Kupfertafeln

      Straßburg, Amand König, 1777. 8°, Halbleder, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, marmorierte Deckelbezüge und Vorsätze, 2 Bl., 116 S. (S. 113-114 nach 115-116), 6 gef. Tafeln mit 12 meist kolorierten Kupfern, Lesebändchen. Sehr gutes Exemplar! Arnaud de Rosnil (1698-1774), bedeutender französischer Chirurg, Mitglied der Académie Royale de Chirurgie de Paris und der Corporation of Surgeons of London, hatte 1768 eine \"Dissertation sur les hermaphrodites\" veröffentlicht, die hier in erster deutscher Übersetzung (von Johann Georg Krünitz?) vorliegt. Nach seiner Auffassung, die eine bedeutende Rolle im Hermaphroditismus-Diskurs der Aufklärungszeit spielte, sei ein Wesensmerkmal die gemischtgeschlechtliche Anatomie der Genitalien (die in den Abbildungen auch detailliert gezeigt werden). Diderot übernahm die meisten Abbildungen in den Artikel \"Hermaphrodite\" im Ergänzungsband der Encyclopedie (1777), vertrat jedoch die Überzeugung, dass spätestens die Sektion das unter der angeblichen Doppelgeschlechtlichkeit verborgene wahre Geschlecht aufdecken würde.- Hirsch-H. I, 205 - Wellcome II, 58 (nur engl. Übers.) - Libr. of the Karolinska Inst. 128f.: \"The above work is considerably enlarged with an account of the defence of Anne Grandjean, also known by the name of Johann Baptist Grandjean, a case regarding a hermaphrodite which was discussed not only in Paris but all over Europe... Even if fanciful illustrations of hermaphrodites had occured several times in books and prints, the figures in Arnaud\'s work and the two copperplates by Moreau le Jeune seem to be the earliest depictions in printed form of this phenomena drawn d\'après nature.\" - Sehr selten! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Intersexualität, Zwitter, Medizingeschichte, Geschlechtsbestimmung

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        Canalis Ladogensis, anno 1760, map, Lotter T.C., old colours

      Lotter C.T., 1717-1777 - Canalis Ladogensis, anno 1760, map, Lotter T.C., old colours Ladožskoj kanal? ; Kartenmaterial ; cum priv. sum[m]i vicariat. in part. Rheni, Franc. et Suev. juris ; secundum exemplar petropolitanum æri incidit Matthæus Seutter sac. cæs. maj. geogr ; Canalis Ladogensis nova delineatio. Size of the leaf: 55x66 cm., little brownish, publishers colours. Very scarce map. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Principles of Free-Masonry Delineated .

      Exeter : Printed (and sold) by R. Trewman, behind the Guildhall, M,DCC,LXXVII. [1777] . 0. First edition. A rare provincially-printed guide to Freemasonry, with particulars of meetings and ceremonies held at the Union Lodge in Exeter, of which the compiler was a member. The last half of the book is in verse, in two sections, the first called "Prologues and epilogues, spoken at plays perform'd at Exeter, by desire of the Union Lodge," and the second "A collection of anthems, odes, and songs of Masonry." With an 11-page list of subscribers, mostly from Exeter and other towns in the southwest of England. Original full leather binding. 8vo. 17.8cm x 12cm x 2.4cm. pp.23/[1p. - Errata]/pp.266/[2pp. - Includes a description of the Exeter Union Lodge medal]. Contemporary full calf . Hinges and corners carefully stengthened. Spine with 5 raised bands and original crimson leather title label: "Principles Of Masonry". Printed library label to verso of the front board: "District Punjab, Grand Lodge, Library." Plus armorial bookplate: "E. Libris H. J. Whymper." Engraved frontispiece by John Kirk of London after Brother John Chubb of Bridgewater, includes emblem of the Union Lodge Exeter. Printed title-page with light off-setting. Following the dedication page is a Scantion by the Provincial Grand Master and other Lodge officials. With list of subscribers and a Correct List of the Regular Lodges under the Constitution of England. Clear English text throughout. All pages browned. A good copy of this scarce book. Referenced by: ESTC T105458 ** "Henry Josiah Whymper. 1845-1893An active Freemason in India and a member of Quatuor Coronati Lodge from January 6, 1888, Whymper is remembered today for his reproduction, in facsimile of the Regius MS. According to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, "He was a man of mark in and out of Masonry, a Companion of the Order of the British Empire, a Masonic Savant and a practical Mason."Initiated: 1872 . Lodge Mayo No. 1413, Rawul Pindi, Punjab . In 1867 he is first listed as manager, Murree Brewery, Kussowlie Branch. 1870 "Managing brewer" Murree and where he remained as such until his death. Died 27 April 1893, dysentry Bombay N/3/69/364. Buried Sewri, Bombay. Other publications of H. J. Whymper include: The Religion of Freemasonry (1888); Constituciones Artis Gemetriæ secundum Euclydem.?" A facsimile of the early poem on Freemasonry from the original MS. ... [Edited by H. J. Whymper.] (1889); Early Printed Literature referring to Freemasonry. Randle Holme's Academie of Armory, Dr. Plot's Staffordshire, Diary of Elias Ashmole, The Praise of Drunkenness and Long Livers. [Edited by H. J. Whymper.] (1892); A Catalogue of Bibliographies. Lists and Catalogues of Works on Freemasonry. (1891); Triads in Masonry. (1889). " - See AQC Vol. 6. (1893) . .

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        Ueber den Druck der geographischen Charten. Nebst beygefügter Probe einer durch die Buchdruckerkunst gesetzten und gedruckten Landcharte. 20 S. Mit doppelblattgr. teils kolor. Karte und dem äußerst seltenen, in zwei Farben gedruckten Orig.-Vorderumschlag. 4°. Buntpapier-Pappbd im Stil d. Z.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf, 1777. - Der erste der drei Versuche Breitkopfs, Landkarten im Buchdruck aus einzelnen typographischen Elementen herzustellen. "A description of an invention for printing maps with movable type. Breitkopf claimed to have been the inventor of map printing by use of types, or what is known as 'typometry' ." (Bigmore-Wyman 81). "Seine Bestrebungen, die Technik der Druckkunst, deren tiefen Verfall er erkannt hatte, zu heben, sind von Epoche machendem Erfolge gewesen. 1754 gelang ihm der Wurf, den Satz von theilbaren und beweglichen Notentypen . herzustellen . Kurz nach Erfindung der Musikcharaktere entwarf B. den Plan, Landkarten typographisch herzustellen, doch hatte er erst 1777, durch Rivalen angeregt, in der Schrift 'Ueber den Druck der geographischen Karten‘ hierüber gehandelt. Wohl bewußt, daß eine praktische Verwerthung der Erfindung in großem Stile nicht möglich sei, verwandte er, nachdem der hingeworfene Gedanke eines Schulatlas aufgegeben war, derartige Karten nur als gelegentliche Beigabe zu Büchern und für selbstverfaßte Gelegenheitsscherze, so zur ‚Beschreibung des Reichs der Liebe‘, einem Hochzeitsscherz ." (ADB III 298 f.). Der Orig.-Vorderumschlag mit typographischem Rahmen. In der Mitte eine große, blau gedruckte Holzschnittvignette mit einer Allegorie der Künste. – Gutes, äußerst breitrandiges Exemplar. Die Karte "Gegend um Leipzig" dat. 1776. – Bigmore-W. I 81.

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        Hamburg, Plan+Panorama, Lotter, 1760, altkoloriert

      Lotter C.T., 1717-1777 - Hamburg, Plan+Panorama, Lotter, 1760, altkoloriert Hamburg eine Weltberühmte Freye Reichs- und Hansee- auch . Handels Statt. Kolor. Kupferstich nach M. Seutter bei T. C. Lotter, Augsburg um 1760. Blattmaß: 53x66 cm., schönes Verlagskolorit, nur gering fleckig. Vgl. Fauser 5398 (Seutter). - Prächtiger großer Plan von Hamburg mit einer Gesamtansicht der Stadt im unteren Drittel. Mit lat.-deutschem Titel in Schriftband im oberen Rand und Schriftfeld mit Legende 1-53 unten links oberhalb der Ansicht, die Ansicht in einer großen barocken Schmuckkartusche mit reichem allegorisch-figürlichem Beiwerk zu beiden Seiten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Morias Encomion [graece] / Moriae Encomomium / Stultitiae laudatio . Desiderii Erasmi Declamatio: Editio catigatissima. Denuo Recognovit A.G.M.Q. [i.e. A.-G. Meusnier de Querlon] Angebunden: De Optimo Reipublicae Statu Deque Nova Insula Utopia, Libri Duo: Autore Thoma Moro, Angliae Cancellario. Opus fincere expressum ex antiquioribus & meioris notae Editionibus collatis: cura & studio A.G.M.Q.

      Londini & venit Pairiis, apud Barbou via Mathurinensium., 1777. Zwei Bände in einem Band. [gestochenes allegorisches Frontispiz, Titelblatt mit gestochenr Vignette] xvj, 169 S.; [1 Bl.] xxvij, 204 S. Duodez, fein genarbter, ziegelroter, datierter (1779) Ganzmaroquineinband mit goldgeprägtem Wappensupralibros auf beiden Deckeln, dezenten goldgeprägten Verzierungen und Filetten auf Deckel Rücken Steh- und Innenkanten und Ganzgoldschnitt. (Rücken etwas aufgehellt) Ebert I, 6880; Brunet II, 142; Graesse II, 495; Van der Haeghen I. 127; Lewine 170; Bibl. Erasmiana 111; \"Nouvelle éditionn, donée par A.-G. Meusnier de Querlon. Le texte a été divisé en paragraphes numérotés. Les notes, très brèves, ont été tirées de l\'édition de Patin, 1678.\" Sehr dekroatives und liebevoll gestaltetes Duodez-Bändchen, in der gelobten Doppel-Edition Querlons. Aus dem Besitz des englischen gelehrten und Buchsammlers John Sparrow, mit dessen Besitzvermerk und dem ExLibris von Francis Law Letham. Das Frontispiz rückseitig minimal gebräunt, sonst außergewöhnlich schönes und dekoratives Bändchen. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

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        Mappa Dell'Universo e de'due pui celebri Sistemi Planetarj. / Tavola Sferica. / Posizione Diversa Degli Abitanti Della Terra. / Planisferio Celeste Settentrionale Tagliato Sull' Equatore. / Celeste Meinale Tagliato Sull' Equatore.

      Venice: Antonio Zatta. -79 1777 - Together 5 sheets. Each image c. 31 x 41 cm. Variously coloured in block and in outline. The set comprises engravings of a projection of the universe, an illustration of spheres, an illustration describing the locations of the diverse populations of the world and two planispheres (celestial projections from the northern and southern hemispheres). The latter two engravings were drawn by Castellan, embellished by Pittori and engraved by Zuliani. Blank on versos. Light brown diagonal mark to lower left margin of the plate depicting the planisphere of the northern hemisphere, just encroaching onto image. Minor crease to left edge of the other planisphere engraving. Otherwise, the set is in very good condition.

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        Livre D'Eglise Conforme aux Breviaire & Missel de Soissons.

      [?Soissons, France] 1777 - "Both the Mass and the Divine Office contained prayers and chants that were recited or sung daily. Other components changed according to the liturgical day, season or feast. The fixed elements were known as the Ordinary – a term applied more frequently to the Mass than to the Office – while the latter was known as the Proper. The ‘Proper of the Time’ (Lat. Temporale) was organized around the liturgical year, which began on the first Sunday of Advent, four weeks before Christmas, and closed with the last Sunday of Pentecost. The Proper of the Time included what were known as ‘feasts of the Lord’, mainly commemorations of events in the life of Christ. The Proper of the Saints (Lat. Sanctorale) commemorated the feast-days of individual martyrs and saints celebrated on fixed dates of the calendar. The Sanctorale varied to a certain extent from place to place and incorporated formularies for local feasts that were not universally observed." Joseph Dyer in Grove Music Online.Pierre Devaux, the copyist, was probably a singer at the Abbey of Saint Léger in Soissons, France, an ancient town located about 100 miles north of Paris; the Abbey was founded in 1070. An unusual and well-executed document of 18th-century French chant. 2 vols. Octavo. Handsome full contemporary mid-brown calf with raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, decorative boards with edges gilt, red morocco title label gilt to spine, all edges gilt. Four- line staves with square notation and Latin text underlay. Many pages with decorative stenciled head- and tailpieces. In black ink.Vol I: Propre du Temps. 1f. (title), 280, xxxviii pp. "Appartenant A Antoine Louis Duprez. [huissier?] à Soissons. M.DCC.LXXVII." to lower portion of title. "Fait par Pierre Devaux, Chantre de S. Leger. de Soissons. 1777." to lower margin of p. 280. With a somewhat crude manuscript correction (in black ink) (?"huissier") and annotation ("propre du temps") to lower portion of title. Small tear to blank outer margins of pp. 67-68, not affecting music.Vol II: Propre des Saints. 282-512, xxii, 39, [i] (blank) pp. "Fait par Pierre Devaux. 1777" to p. 39. Very light dampstaining to upper outer corners of some leaves, not affecting music.Both volumes with the bookplace of "Fossé D'Arcosse Jurisdictionis Consularis Praesse, Suessione" and reading ribbons. Bindings somewhat worn, rubbed and bumped; several small areas of surface loss to boards of both volumes. Occasional minor staining and bleeding. An attractive item overall. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ACTS AND LAWS OF THE COLONY OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE...AN ACT FOR ESTABLISHING COURTS OF LAW FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE WITHIN THIS COLONY... [bound with:] AN ACT FOR ENCOURAGING THE FIXING OUT OF ARMED VESSELS... [bound with:] AN ACT FOR FORMING AND REGULATING THE MILITIA WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE... [bound with:] AN ACT FOR REGULATING THE PRICES OF SUNDRY ARTICLES... [bound with:] AN ACT, FOR REGULATING THE CHOICE OF COUNTY TREASURERS AND RECORDERS OF DEBTS

      Exeter, N.H., 1777. Folio. Antique half calf and marbled boards. Tissue repair to closed tear on first leaf, contemporary ink notations to a few leaves, some fold lines, toning, and edge wear. Uncut, good overall. The first acts of an independent New Hampshire, drawn at the outset of war, and beginning the continuously paginated series of acts and laws that would be issued through 1778. The first imprint (pp. 3-18) contains a total of ten acts, the first establishing law courts for an independent government: "Where as the cruel and unnatural War commenced and prosecuted by Great-Britain against the United Colonies hath rendered it necessary for the protection and security of the Lives and Interests of the Inhabitants of this Colony to assume and establish a new Form of Government therein...." Other laws address courts and legal powers, taxation, voting, highways, credit and currency, and relief of the poor and the mentally unsound. A total of seven additional acts are included in the four additional imprints, including an act encouraging ships to arm themselves for protection of the coastline, one to form a militia, and one to regulate prices, among others. A rare and important series of laws.

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        Carte Nouvelle de l'Amerique Angloise contenant tout ce que les Anglois possedent sur le Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale Savoir le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse ou Acadie, les treize Provinces unies qui sont. les quatres Colonies de la Nouvelle Angleterre 1. New Hampshire, 2. Massachusetsbaye, 3. Rhode-Island, & 4. Conecticut, 5. la Nouvelle York, 6. Nouvelle Jersey, 7. Pensilvanie, 8. les Comtés de Newcastle Kent et Sussex sur la Delaware, 9. Mariland, 10. Virginie, 11. la Caroline Septentrionale, 12. la Caroline Meridionale et 13. Georgie avec la Floride - Gravée exactement d'après les determinations geographiques dernierement faites par Matthieu Albert Lotter à Augsbourg':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Matthäus Albrecht Lotter in Augsburg, n. 1777, 59,5 x 49 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 158 (Matthäus Albrecht Lotter, 1741-1810. Engraver and publisher. Worked for his father Tobias Conrad Lotter and succeeded to his business in 1777 , signed maps Gebrüder Lotter, Frères Lotter, or M.A. Lotter, and giving titles in French, German and English rather than Latin. .). - Zeigt die Ostküste von Neufundland bis Florida. - Unten rechts übergroße Titelkartusche mit Wappen. Lotter's map of the British Colonies, which identifies each of the 13 Colonies by name in the title and in the map, at the outbreak of the American Revolution. (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Natuurlyke (Natuurlijke) Historie of uitvoerige Beschryving der Dieren, Planten en Mineraalen, volgens het Samenstel van der Heer Linnaeus. Met naauwkeurige Afbeeldingen. 8 Bände von 37 wie folgt: Tweede Deel: Planten. Zevende Stuk - elfde Stuk (vierde Afdeeling): De Kruiden (5 Bände); Twaalfde Stuk: De Bolplanten (vyfde Afdeeling); Dertiende Stuk: De Grasplanten (zesde Afdeeling); Veertiende Stuk : Varens, Mossen, Wieren en Paddesdoelen (VII - X. Afdeeling). Mit zusammen 68 gefalteten Kupfertafeln.

      Amsterdam: F. Houttuyn Erven, 1777 - 1779. 20,5 x 13 cm, zeitgenössische (Kalb) Halblederbände auf fünf echten Bünden, goldgeprägte Rückentitel auf roten, und Bandzählung auf grünen Rückenschildern, Felder mittig goldgeprägtem Blumenschmuck, darüber und darunter mit wellenförmigem Rankschmuckwerk versehen, Deckel mit braunem schwarzgesprenkelten Kleisterpapier bezogen, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt. Hier vorhanden der zweite Teil (Botanik / Pflanzenwelt) von Band 7 - Band 14 (Schlußband des 2. Teils). Umfasst die Abteilungen Kräuter Band VII - Bd. XI, Zwiebelpflanzen und -gewächse Band XII, Gräser und Geteide Band XIII, Kryptogamen (Moose, Farne, Algen und Pilze) Band XIV. Acht Bände mit zusammen 68 gefaltete Kupfertafeln von G. Philips. (Ohne den die Tierwelt behandelnden 18 Bände umfassenden ersten Teil, und die ersten sechs Bände des zweiten Teils, 1. Abt. Palmen (Bd. 1), 2. Abt. Bäume (Bde. 2 - 3) und 3. Abt. Sträucher / Stauden (Bde. 4 - 6) sowie den dritten Teil, \"Mineralreich\" : Versteinerungen, Fossilien, Gesteine und Mineralien in fünf Bänden.)Maarten Willem Houttuyn (* 1720 in Hoorn; † 2. Mai 1798 in Amsterdam) war ein niederländischer Arzt und Naturkundler. Sein offizielles botanisches Autorenkürzel lautet „Houtt.“. Er studierte in Leiden Medizin. Im Jahre 1753 siedelte er nach Amsterdam um, wo er ein Verlagshaus errichtete.1773 veröffentlichte er sein 37-bändiges Werk Natuurlijke Historie of uitvoerige Beschryving der Dieren, Planten en Mineraalen, volgens het Samenstel van der Heer Linnaeus. Das Werk stellt eine Übersetzung und Erweiterung von Carl von Linnés Systema Naturae dar. (Wikipedia)* * * Papierbezug der Deckel bei einigen Bänden leicht berieben, bei einem Deckel etwas stärker, sonst noch gut erhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar in einer dekorativen Reihe. Versand D: 5,20 EUR Kräuter Zwiebelpflanzen Gräser Getreide, Farn Moos Algen Pilze Kryptogamen Versteinerungen Fossilien Mineralien Mineralogie Kristalle Kristallogie Erze Systema Naturae

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        Schriften. 2 Bände.

      Zürich, beym Verfasser 1777. - 4°. 191; 194 S. Mit gest. Frontispiz, 2 gest. Titel, 20 gest. Tafeln und 40 gest. Vignetten von Gessner. Pappbde. d.Z. mit handgeschr. Rückenschild (Ecken bestossen, berieben, Kapitale mit kleiner Feuchtigkeitsspur, leicht stockfleckig). "Gessners europäische Bedeutung beruht auf seiner bahnbrechenden Ausstrahlung als Dichter und Maler von Idyllen. Seine rhythmisch bewegte lyrische Prosa erneuerte in ihrer Weltoffenheit die Sprache des Barock. Unter den Dichtungen, die alle in der eigenen Firma teilweise in Antiqua gedruckt wurden, ragen als Hauptwerk die 1756-1772 publizierten 52 Idyllen hervor. Als Maler illustrierte Gessner mit zahlreichen Radierungen eigene und fremde Werke seines Verlags. [.] Diese Arbeiten weisen ihn aus als bedeutenden Buchgestalter und stilsicheren Maler, der dem Traum der beseelten Natur gekonnt Ausdruck verlieh." (B. Weber, in: HLS). - Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig, Vorsätze etwas gebräunt, insgesamt jedoch schönes, breitrandiges Exemplar mit Druck auf festem Papier. - W/G 13 (für beide Bände). Band 2 erschien 1778. Lang de

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        Jachin and Boaz: Or, An Authentic Key To the Door of Free-Masonry. Calculated not only for the Instruction of every New-made Mason, but also for the Information of all who intend to become Brethren

      London and Dublin: W. Nicoll; Thomas Wilkinson, Circa 1777. Early edition. Leather bound. 41pp. Small duodecimo [20 cm] Rebound in later 3/4 brown leather with brown cloth over boards, a gilt stamped title and handwritten numerical paper label on the spine. New endpapers. Ex-libris Kent Walgren, Masonic bibliographer, with his notes in pencil on the front endpaper. Very good condition. Rubbed at the spine and along the edges of the covers. There are two bookseller labels on the rear pastedown, and there are sporadic light pencil markings on the pages. Wolfstieg 29983. Illustrated with An accurate Plan of the Drawing on the Floor of a Lodge... By a Gentleman belonging to the Jerusalem Lodge. Critical for the Masonic student and scholar. A view of freemasonry as practiced during this period, and a work which was originally published in 1762, and, according to The Handbook of Freemasonry edited by Henrik Bogdan and Jan A. M. Snoek, went through nearly 30 print runs before 1800.

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        ELISA BACIOCCHI. Litografia originale di Jean Baptiste Belliard, impressa da Delpech.

      Bella litografia, in formato cm.49x30,5, raffigurante la principessa a mezzo busto. Marginali fioriture. "Maria Anna Bonaparte, detta Elisa (Ajaccio, 13 gennaio 1777 ?" Trieste, 7 agosto 1820), era figlia di Carlo Maria Buonaparte e di Letizia Ramolino e quindi sorella di Napoleone Bonaparte. Sposò a Marsiglia il 5 maggio 1797, contro il volere del fratello, il capitano Felice Baciocchi (1762 ?" 1841) membro della nobiltà corsa. Divenuto imperatore di Francia, il fratello Napoleone creò per lei e le assegnò, il 18 marzo 1805, il Principato di Lucca e Piombino. Il 3 marzo 1809 divenne granduchessa di Toscana. Lucca veniva sprezzantemente chiamata da Napoleone la "repubblica nana", data la sua ridotta estensione territoriale, ma era sempre stata un baluardo di indipendenza politica, religiosa e commerciale. Da parte loro i lucchesi, avendo malvolentieri perduto la loro indipendenza con l'occupazione francese la chiamarono ironicamente la Madame. Donna molto attiva, si preoccupò lei stessa di amministrare i paesi assegnatile dal potente fratello, ma la popolazione dei territori da lei retti non ebbe mai grande simpatia nei suoi confronti, diffidando soprattutto dei suoi sforzi per "francesizzare" l'antica repubblica. Dopo aver ottenuto l'intero Granducato di Toscana, si trasferì a Firenze, ma non trovandola di suo gradimento ritornò di nuovo a Lucca, dove fece ristrutturare la villa oggi chiamata Villa Reale di Marlia. Dopo la caduta di Napoleone, nel 1814, si dice che i lucchesi "l'accompagnarono fuori della città". Fuggiasca e in stato di gravidanza, fu, per un periodo, prigioniera allo Spielberg, poi si ritirò prima a Bologna quindi a Sant'Andrea di Trieste, ove morì di cancro" (da wikipedia). Il pittore Jean Baptiste Belliard (Marsiglia, 1771 - ?) fu introdotto da David nell'"Académie de Paris" il 16 novembre 1791 e fu molto attivo nell'intera Europa durante il periodo napoleonico. > Benezit, I, 535.

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        A Collection of Emblematical Figures, Moral and Instructive; chiefly composed from the Iconology of Cavaliere Cesare Ripa, Perugino: .

      For the Editor, London 1777 - together with an introductory discourse on the science of iconology. The whole collected and arranged by George Richardson, architect. [14], vii, [1], 113, [1]p., 52 engraved plates. Some dustiness and occasional ink splashes to the margins of the title-page and other leaves. Bound in 19th century half calf, marbled boards. Covers very rubbed, corners bumped. Later end-papers and paste-downs. Head of dedication leaf torn, and one leaf of preface torn with slight loss of text. folio. London: printed for the Editor. 1777. Rare first printing of the work that developed into Richardson's two volume Iconographia. ESTC N54635 recording copies at the National Trust, Duke University and University of Texas only. This edition unrecorded in auction records. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Amusing Instructor, or, Tales and fables in prose and verse, for the improvement of youth: with useful and pleasing remarks on different branches of science... adorned with cuts

      London: Printed for F. Newbery, 1777. Second edition, 12mo, [4], 198pp., engraved frontispiece and 7 engraved plates, 3 full-page wood-engraved, 1 illustration within the text, some offsetting from plates, a couple of gatherings standing proud, cont. calf, joints cracked, untitled spine with raised bands outlined in gilt, corners bumped, head and foot of spine chipped. "Philander, a rich gentleman, sick of dissipation and amusement, retires to the country to devote himself to benevolence, taking as his motto "Virtue alone is happiness below." Hen entertains each Monday six young gentlemen—Master Steady, Master Featherbrain, Master Speakwell, etc.—and each Thursday six young ladies—Miss Allgood, Miss Prattle, Miss Haughty, etc. After one of them has told a story or recited a poem, the remainder of the visit is devoted to the study of the sciences in which each pupil speaks his piece in nauseating sententiousness interlarded with piety."—NBL. Provenance: Early ownership signature of Ann & Elizabeth Harrison on front paste-down. Roscoe, J12; NBL 446; First published in 1769, both edition are rare, ESTC locating four copies of the first (L, O; CLU-S/C, CtY-BR) and five of this second edition (L, O, LEu; CaOHM, CLU-S/C).

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        THE PROVINCE OF NEW JERSEY, DIVIDED INTO EAST AND WEST, COMMONLY CALLED THE JERSEYS

      London, 1777. Sheet size: 32 x 24 inches. Paper repair along center fold. Minor repairs in margins. In good condition. The first state of one of the finest and most celebrated maps of New Jersey, made during the Revolutionary War. This elegant composition depicts New Jersey in finely engraved detail at a large scale of seven miles to an inch. The map was the grandest representation of the state made up to that time, taking in the entire breadth of the state, as well as the Hudson Valley, most of Long Island, eastern Pennsylvania, and all of Delaware Bay. It captures the state's rich topography, including the Jersey Highlands and the Palisades in the north and the broad Pine Barrens and coastal marshes in the south. The county divisions, major roads and towns are all carefully depicted, indicating that New Jersey was, by the standards of the time, heavily populated, having over 120,000 inhabitants. Faden based his rendering of the state largely on the manuscript works of Bernard Ratzer, a British military surveyor most famous for his map of New York City. Ratzer's rendezvous with New Jersey cartography stemmed from the resolution of the bitter boundary dispute between that state and New York that had raged for over a century. In 1764, George III charged Samuel Holland and William De Brahm with settling the boundary, and their demarcation was finally surveyed by Ratzer in 1769. Ratzer's line is noted on the map as "The boundary settled by commissioners in 1769." Two of Ratzer's New Jersey manuscripts, one dealing with the boundary question, and another featuring Monmouth and Ocean Counties, are today preserved in the Faden Collection at the Library of Congress. Faden supplemented Ratzer's work with surveys of the northern part of the state made by Gerard Bancker. Curiously, it seems that Bancker's work found its way to Faden, by way of John Murray, the Earl of Dunmore, the former governor of Virginia, who was given a draft by Bancker when he stopped in at New York on his way back to London. An interesting feature present on the map are the two lines bisecting the state, being the boundary lines between the archaic colonies of East and West Jersey. In 1664, Charles II granted the New Jersey charter jointly to Lord Berkeley and Sir George Carteret. Berkeley sold his share to John Fenwick, a Quaker who, in turn, passed it on to a consortium that included William Penn. The King elected to renew only Carteret's charter to the colony, and from 1676 the already small province was split into two awkward colonies. One of the lines present on this map is "Keith's Line" referring to the 1687 demarcation of the boundary by surveyor George Keith. While the two colonies were reunited under a royal governor in 1702, certain private land ownership questions predicated on the partition necessitated that an internal line of division persist, which was redemarcated as the "Lawrence Line" in 1743. The map is embellished with a very fine cartouche, formed by trees framing a bucolic scene inhabited by farm houses and raccoons. The lower left of the map is adorned with a table of astrological observations. This copy is an excellent example of this important map, featuring a strong impression and good margins.

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        THE AMERICAN CRISIS. NUMBER II. BY THE AUTHOR OF Common Sense

      Philadelphia, 1777. 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 II 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).

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        THE ANNUAL REGISTER, VOLUME 19 (XlX) CONTAINING THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.

      London, printed for J. Dodsley, 1777or A View of the History, Politics, and Literature, for the year 1776. London, 1777. Contains an early British printing in book form of THE AMERICAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE in Congress 4th July 1776, printed in full. 8vo, 221 x 135 mm, 8½ x 5¼ inches, pages: iv, 1 - 192, 113 - 270, [1], 1 - 259, [9] - contents, the irregular pagination is the same in all copies, bound in half contemporary calf, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Spine rubbed with some minor cracks, both hinges beginning to crack but covers holding firmly, corners worn and rubbed, 2 pages have a small ink spot and another has a tiny hole, text easily understood, a few pages have pale age - browning and the occasional pale brown spot mostly to margins, old ink name and date to top of blank endpaper, otherwise a very good clean copy. The Declaration of Independence is followed by the XVI Articles of Confederation between the thirteen colonies, resolved and signed at Philadelphia on 4 Oct. 1776 (pages 261 - 270), chapter 8 page 143 relates military conflicts between America and Britain, see attached image with listing. See: Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, Volume 1, No. 1614. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Analysis Collectionum, & Fontium Juris Ecclesiastici Publici, Et...

      1777. Canon Law for German Students Reiss, Ulrich. Analysis Collectionum, & Fontium Juris Ecclesiastici Publici, Et Privati Germanici, Quam in Commodiorem Usum Tyronum Juris Sacri ex Probatissimis Auctoribus Collegit, Et una Cum Selectis Corollariis Juridicis Publicae Disputationi Expositis in Lucem Publicam. Augsburg: Sumptibus Riegerianis, 1777. xxxii, 224; 54 pp. Final section preceded by title page. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary speckled-paper boards, fragments of title labels to spine, speckled edges. Moderate rubbing to extremities, front joint starting at head. Light toning to text, occasional light foxing, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to preliminaries and final leaf. A nice copy of a scarce title. $1,250. * Only edition. This is a handbook on canon law for students. Reiss was a professor of canon law at the University of Augsburg. At the end of the book is a related dissertation from 1777, at which Reiss presided, entitled Corollaria ex Universo Jure Ecclesiastico Publico, et Privato Hodiernis Academiarum Germaniae Moribus Accomodato. OCLC locates no copies in North America. Not in VD18, the British Museum Catalogue or Ferreira-Ibarra.

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

      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. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Philosophie

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        Geschichte der Mission der evangelischen Brüder auf den caraibischen Inseln S. Thomas, S. Croix und S. Jan. Herausgegeben von Johann Jakob Bossart.

      Barby, Christian Friedrich Laux und Leipzig, in Commission bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich 1777. - 2 Bände. 8°. 8 Bl., 444 S., 2 Bl.; 2 Bl., (447)-1068 S., 23 Bl. mit 3 mehrfach gefalt. Kupferstichkarten, 4 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von Sturm und Nussbiegel nach Zeichnungen des Verfassers sowie 1 Tabelle. Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückensch. u. reicher Rückenverg. ADB XXIV, 264. Bruun V, Sp. 23. Engelmann II, 194. Sabin 57152. - Erste Ausgabe. - Einbände geringf. berieben, stellenweise etwas stockfleckig, sehr gutes dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar. Hldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rückensch. u. reicher Rückenverg. 2 Bände. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AN ORATION, DELIVERED MARCH 5th, 1777, AT THE REQUEST OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN OF BOSTON; TO COMMEMORATE THE BLOODY TRAGEDY OF THE FIFTH OF MARCH, 1770

      Boston, 1777. Half title. Dbd. Light soiling and foxing. Small hole in half title, not affecting text; repaired with contemporary paper on verso. About very good. In a cloth slipcase. Hichborn delivered the seventh annual oration on the anniversary of the Boston Massacre, following such eminences as John Hancock and Joseph Warren, who preceded him in earlier years. Hichborn, a Bostonian fairly radical in his politics, proclaims that civil liberty is "not 'a government by laws' made agreeable to charters, bills of rights or compacts, but a power existing in the people at large, at any time, for any cause, or for no cause, but their own sovereign pleasure, to alter or annihilate both the mode and the essence of any former government, and adopt a new one in its stead." This was the first Boston Massacre oration after the declaration of independence. The text concludes with a five-stanza poem in honor of George Washington. Scarce.

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        Die neuesten Offenbarungen Gottes, Erster und Zweiter Theil (in einem Band)

      Frankenthal, Ludwig Bernhard Friedrich Gegel, (1777). - 2 nn.Bl., 428 S., 332 S. Einband leicht berieben und bestossen, das Bezugspapier stellenweise beschabt. Stellenweise leicht gebräunt, einzelne Fleckchen. Buchschnitt angeschmutzt. Insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar. Versuch einer Übersetzung des neuen Testamentes in eine leicht verständliche Sprache, das 1777 in weiten Teilen Deutschlands verboten wurde. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 548 Halbledereinband, Rückentitel, umlaufender Rotschnitt, ca. 11,4 x 18 cm.

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        Florum Sparsio ad jus Iustinianeum, Cum Praefatione...

      1777. Excerpts from Roman Law Selected by Grotius Grotius, Hugo [1583-1645]. Gebauer, Georg Christian [1690-1773]. [Somma, Gabriele, Notes]. Florum Sparsio ad jus Iustinianeum, Cum Praefatione D. Geor. Christiani Gebaveri. Insuper hac Prima Neapolitana Editione Notulis Passim Aucta, Et Indicibus Tribus. Naples: Ex Officina Vincentii Manfredii, 1777. [xxiii], 378, [4] pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Original printed wrappers with untrimmed edges bound into later quarter vellum over marbled boards, gilt title to spine. Negligible rubbing to extremities. Moderate toning to text, foxing in places, dampstaining to first quarter of text block, internally clean. * Fourth and final edition, the only edition with Somma's notes. First published in 1642, the Florum Sparsio is a topically digested selection of excerpts from Justinian's Code with commentary by Grotius. It was intended to serve as a tool for legal arguments. Somma, who wrote the additional notes in this edition, was a Neapolitan theologian. They add philological detail and information about Neapolitan and Italian law. OCLC locates 2 copies in North America (Library of Congress, UC-Berkeley Law School). Ter Meulen and Diermanse, Bibliographie de Grotius 795.

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        Essai sur le commerce de Russie, avec l'histoire de ses découvertes.

      Amsterdam, n.p. 1777 - Octavo. Pp. 299, (1). Plus large folding engraved map (bit browned, short splits at folds), bound after title. Half-title present; handsome engraved head-piece; numerous tables and calculations. Hardcover, bound in contemporary handsome full speckled calf, occasionally rubbed at extremities, spine gilt ruled, minute chip at head, black morocco label lettered in gilt, old label affixed to first paste-down, endpapers browned. With ample margins, in a very good condition. ~ First edition. Attribued to Marbault (Cf. National Union Catalog, pre-1956 imprints; Barbier). The attractive copperplate map, "Carte des Découvertes des Russes dans la Mer Orientale, et en Amerique Pour Servir à l'essai, Sur le commerce de Russie" is by Gerardin, engraved by Croisey for inclusion in this book. KVK lists 3 holdings only: British Library (with a second copy in microform), National Library of France, Union Catalogs Germany (4).

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        [TWENTY-SIX WOODCUT PANELS FROM THE TRIUMPHAL PROCESSION OF HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR MAXIMILIAN I]

      [Germany, 1777. All mounted to old cardstock, some toning and edge wear, almost all with pinholes, some with the printed sequence number trimmed away, short jagged tear to one example. Overall good. A collection of twenty-six panels from the famous and monumental series of woodcuts commissioned by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I and commonly known as THE TRIUMPHAL PROCESSION or THE TRIUMPH OF MAXIMILIAN I. This massive undertaking to celebrate in woodcut the achievements of the young emperor resulted in a continuous woodcut image that measures approximately 177ft. when all 139 images are placed in sequence. Between 1512 and until Maximilian's death in 1519, numerous skilled artists of the day created woodblock images for the TRIUMPH, including Hans Burgkmair, Albrecht Dürer, Albrecht Altdorfer, Hans Springinklee, Leonard Beck, Hans Schäufelein, and Wolf Huber. The text to accompany the book was personally dictated by Maximilian to his secretary, Marx Treitzsaurwein. It is from this text that we know the subjects and settings for each of the individual woodcuts. Hans Burgkmair was the chief artist responsible for the TRIUMPH. Burgkmair was the leading painter and draughtsman in the wealthy city of Augsburg, and of all of Maximilian's artists, Burgkmair was the most important in adapting his talents to the service of the Emperor. He is best remembered for his graphic work including Biblical illustrations, book illustrations, coats of arms, and ornaments. Burgkmair drew sixty-six of the 137 woodcuts for the TRIUMPH, accounting for nineteen of the twenty-six woodcuts here. Six of the remaining seven woodcuts in this collection were accomplished by Albrecht Altdorfer (numbers 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, and 85), attributed to him by the critic Joseph Meder in 1932 on stylistic grounds. Number 126 is attributed to Hans Schäufelein. Because the portions of some of the woodcuts with banner plaques are supposed to have inscriptions but are printed in solid black (as in numbers 73-76, and others below), these examples were printed from the original woodblocks in either the 1520s or ca. 1777. The cutting of the inscriptions on these woodblocks was completed after the second edition in 1777 but before the edition of 1796. So, these woodcuts are most likely from the 1777 second edition based on paper stock, overall appearance, and for differences in the numbers printed on some examples as they relate to the first edition strikes. The woodcuts present here are especially interesting for their depiction of peoples, animals, and costumes from exotic lands. The two-panel scene composed of numbers 21 and 22 shows a giant camel pulling two men playing organs. The giant African or Asian elephant in the penultimate number is exquisitely handled, and punctuates the two panels present here that depict the exotic peoples of Calicut, a port city on the Malabar coast of southern India. Portuguese ships had first reached Calicut in 1506 and the colony of goad established in 1511, so their appearance represents peoples as exotic as New World natives would have been. Largely, these people are represented as little more than savages, wearing loin cloths, animal skins, grass skirts, or no clothing, carrying primitive weaponry, and juxtaposed with their animals in a more intimate manner than in the more "civilized" people represented in the other woodcuts, carrying monkeys and birds, and walking amongst their cows and sheep. Several examples present here can be conjoined to make two-, three-, or four-panel displays. Numbers 41 and 42 connect jousters to the chief jousting official who bears their banner, the beginning panels of the jousting section of the display. Numbers 44 and 45 connect Italian jousters with their standard bearer. Numbers 47- 49 also connect jousters in a three-panel display showing high-saddled jousters, those in leg armor, and still more Italian jousters with rounded handguards. The most continuous display achievable with this selection is a four-panel representation of horsemen from the Austrian hereditary territories from Duino to various foreign inheritances. The twenty-six woodcuts included here are as follows (all numbers referencing the Dover publication, followed by the number printed on the image, if one can be ascertained): 1) Number 11. Wilhelm von Greyssen, the chief boar hunter, on horseback with five wild boars trailing him. 2) Number 13. Herr Diepolt von Slandersberg, the chief bear hunter, on horseback with five bears trailing him. 3) Number 15. Vice-marshal Eberpach bearing a plaque for the cupbearer, cook, barber, tailor, and cobbler. 4) Number 21. A large camel driven by a small boy carrying the leader's verse. 5) Number 22. Master Paul Hofhaimer and another musician on a low plow car bearing an organ. This woodcut connects with number 21 above via a harness on the camel. 6) Number 37. Five men of the Gefecht with bucklers with unsheathed long swords. 7) Number 40. Five men of the Gefecht with ordinary swords in the scabbards, all wearing wreaths. 8) Number 41. Herr Anthony von Yfan, chief tourneyer, on horseback bearing a banner which was to have been inscribed with verse regarding knightly tournaments. 9) Number 42. Following Yfan, five tourneyers abreast in good order on foot in full armor. Follows the woodcut featuring Yfan just above. 10) Number 44. Printed number 43 in upper right corner. Herr Wolfgang von Polhaim on horseback bearing a banner for Rennen, a type of jousting with pointed lances and lighter armor. 11) Number 45. Italian jousters, five abreast in good order, on horseback. 12) Number 47. Hohenzeuggestech, high-saddled jousters, five abreast on horseback. 13) Number 48. Five jousters in leg armor, on horseback, the horses covered in leather, grasping their lances beneath the round guards, heads wreathed. 14) Number 49. Italian jousters, five on horseback, with murneten, round jousts with circular guards. 15) Number 51. Printed number 50 in upper right corner. Geschifftrennen, five men on horseback with shields that jump into the air in pieces. 16) Number 55. Printed number 49 in upper right corner. Schwiefrennen, showing five men on horseback, indicating an oblique line of attack. 17) Number 73. The Austrian hereditary territories of Duino, Oberwaldsee, and Unterwaldsee represented by three horsemen bearing banners of the territories. 18) Number 74. The Austrian hereditary territories of Burgendt and Zeringen represented by two horsemen bearing banners of the territories. 19) Number 75. The Austrian hereditary territories of Bohemian inheritance and English inheritance represented by two horsemen bearing banners of the territories. 20) Number 76. The Austrian hereditary territories of Portuguese inheritance and Moravian inheritance represented by two horsemen bearing banners of the territories. 21) Number 78. A group of Burgundian fifers in good order with bombardons, a type of bass tuba. 22) Number 85. Printed number 84 in upper right corner. The Burgundian territories of Charolois, Maconois, Auxerrois represented by three men on horseback carrying banners. 23) Number 114. Printed number 97 in upper right corner. Prisoners from lands where Maximilian waged war, this scene showing ten men carrying a statue of a woman with angel's wings, and each of these women carrying a palm or some other symbol of triumph. 24) Number 126. Printed number 104 in upper right corner. Meritorious soldiers, showing a man on foot carrying a banner, followed by two ranks of arquebusiers, five men in each. 25) Number 129. Printed 107 in the upper right corner. The people of Calicut, represented by a man in a loin cloth, wearing a laurel wreath, astride a giant elephant, followed by representations of the people of Calicut, naked like Indians. 26) Number 131. Printed number 109 in the upper right corner. More people of Calicut with spears, some naked, some dressed in the Moorish fashion, all wearing laurel wreaths, and including a cow, a small child, and two women carrying baskets of fruit atop their heads. "In its boldness of conception, its epic proportions, and its wealth of content, the TRIUMPH OF MAXIMILIAN I stands as one of the world's richest and most unusual monuments of art...In one splendid sheet after another it portrays the achievements and aspirations, the dreams of eternity and the earthly pleasures, of the most colorful and paradoxical ruler of his time...Fond as he was of entertainments and traditions that harked back to medieval times, still this 'last of the knights' (born 1459, dies 1519) possessed a sense of the power of publicity unique in his day. He saw clearly how he could enhance the glory of himself and his Hapsburg dynasty through the widest possible dissemination of inspiring words and pictures. The woodcut was the ideal medium for his purpose...It is impossible to overestimate the importance of the TRIUMPH as a primary source for the history of costume, musical instruments, heraldry, and military and sporting weapons, armor, and appurtenances; for portraits of individual historical characters; and for hundreds of authentic and unusual ornamental motifs" - Appelbaum. An excellent cross-section of Maximilian I's incredible pictorial celebration of his reign, extraordinarily rare in the market for even a single example.

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        IN COUNCIL OF SAFETY. LANCASTER, NOVEMBER 8, 1777. ORDERED, THAT...BE AUTHORISED AND REQUIRED TO COLLECT WITHOUT DELAY FROM SUCH OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE COUNTY OF...AS HAVE NOT TAKEN THE OATH OF ALLEGIANCE AND ABJURATION, OR WHO HAVE AIDED OR ASSISTED THE ENEMY, AND FROM SUCH WELL-AFFECTED PERSONS AS MAY BE ABLE TO SPARE THEM, ARMS AND ACCOUTREMENTS...FOR THE ARMY

      Lancaster, 1777. Old folds. Small separation at center cross-fold. Old 2 1/2 x 2-inch stain in center. Very good. In a half morocco box. A remarkable circular letter from the Pennsylvania Council of Safety, authorizing the seizure of goods from American Loyalists so that those items could be given to the bedraggled Continental Army, which would soon be wintering at nearby Valley Forge. Patriotic Americans are also asked to give what they can of arms and clothing for the war effort. We are unable to locate any other copies of this rare and significant directive. The Pennsylvania Council of Safety evacuated Philadelphia when the British occupied the city in September 1777. On October 21, 1777, having removed to Lancaster, they issued a proclamation authorizing the confiscation of the estates and property of any American who fought in the British army, and of anyone who provided material comfort and support to the British occupiers. The present proclamation, also issued from Lancaster, directs eleven men, whose names are provided in manuscript, to collect goods that would be of the utmost importance for Washington's troops at Valley Forge. Among the specific items listed are "arms and accoutrements, blankets, woolen cloth, linceywoolsey, linnen, shoes and stockings for the army." These goods were to be collected from any inhabitant of the county "as have not taken the oath of allegiance and abjuration, or who have aided or assisted the enemy." Patriotic Americans able to contribute goods for the Continental Army are also asked to give what they can. The specific county in which these collections are to take place has not been filled in in this copy of the Council's circular letter. Added in a contemporary manuscript hand at the conclusion of the printed text is the following note: "all officers civilian & military are hereby required and directed on application from the Commissioners above or any of them to be aiding and assisting in the execution of these orders." The text is signed in print by Thomas Wharton, Junior, President of the Council of Safety. No copies of this broadside circular are listed in Evans, Bristol, Shipton & Mooney, NAIP, or ESTC. Rare, and highly evocative of the deprivation that Washington's troops faced at Valley Forge in the winter of 1777-78, and the desperate measures taken to support them.

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