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2012-04-02 18:16:53
Cornelii, Nepotis
Excudebat Andreas Foulis, Glasguae: 1777, Glasguae (Glasgow). 315pp. finely bound in a contemporary Scots binding of red calf, floral roll border round sides, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, bookplate of "Thomas Barrett of Lee Esq." full page of beautiful handwritten information pertaining to this work in English. A very handsome copy, clean and fresh throughout. 18th century. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: The Antiquarian Shop [Bend, OR, U.S.A.]
2012-04-02 18:16:53
Sallust.
Glasguae: [Glasgow] Excudebat Andreas Foulis, MDCCLXXVII. [1777]. Gaskell #627, pp. 351-552. Size of binding: 3 7/8 in. x 6 ¼ in., [iv], [1]-324 (including: Fragmenta + index). Bound in full, old speckled calf, with red morocco title label on spine (this label is chipped), with gilt title, gilt design in five compartments, of sunburst with leaves, borders; gilt borders around the covers, gilt bordering on cover edges, turn-ins; marbled paper endpapers, dark green silk bookmarker bound in. 19th century, engraved armorial bookplate of Thomas Boswall Esqr. Of Blackadder, on the front marbled paste-down, (and a duplicate pasted downwards on the back paste-down), and another modern bookplate on facing endpaper. Spine shows wear with cracking to outer hinges, rubbing to covers & cover edges; some tan spotting, light dampstains to flyleaves, scattered brown spotting to fore-edge of book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc. [Brecksville, OH, U.S.A.]
2012-04-02 18:16:53
"HORATIUS FLACCUS, QUINTUS."
Glasguae: Robertus Chapman et Alexander Duncan [printed at the Foulis Press], 1777. Glasguae: Robertus Chapman et Alexander Duncan [printed at the Foulis Press]. 1777. "8vo, pp. iv, 250, [1] ads; a Glasgow binding of contemporary full green calf, gilt cable-roll borders on covers enclosing a small gilt rebus (a lock and a heart) central, smooth decorated spine with urns, cornucopias and neoclassical medallions, red morocco label, edges stained yellow; some minor discoloration of the green, else a very good copy with an interesting provenance.& & The book emanates from the Lockhart family library, with an armorial bookplate of Milton Lockheart and the Lockhart rebus on the covers. John Gibson Lockhart was Sir Walter Scott's friend, biographer and son-in-law. Later bookplate of J. L. Weir. "
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books
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2012-04-02 08:33:53
CASTELLAN, D
Zatta, Antonio, 1777 Venice edition. Celestial map of the southern hemisphere. Copper engraving. Original colour. In fine condition but two small stains in top corners. Size: 41 x 32.5 cm. (16 x 13 inches) The four corners of this celestial map show the observatories at Greenwich, Copenhaghen, Parigi and Caßel.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington
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2012-03-27 15:24:29
Burton, William
Published by W. Whittingham, 1777. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. The Description of Leicestershire Containing Matters of Antiquity, History, Armoury and Genealogy by the Late William Burton Esq. The Second Edition Enlarged and Corrected. Large format. 15 x 9 inches. Brown leather spine and corners. Gilt decorations and title to spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Large paper edition. This copy contains a significant number of additional plates. Pagination: iv + 2 page list of subscribers + 298 pages + 4 page list of Sheriffs + 2 page index. Large folding map + two numbered plates. In addition there are 20 plates of views and heraldic shields. Tipped-in manuscript letter dated 1810 on front endpaper. 1 1/2 pages additional handwritten topographical and genealogical information on Scalford tipped-in to first blank page. Spine rubbed with small split at top. Boards slightly spotted. Corners bumped and worn. Blank pages browned, dampstain to last blank page. Contents very clean and bright. Overall a superb copy of this antiquarian history. [S]
Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA [Tintern, MON, United Kingdom]
2012-03-25 07:18:10
HEWSON, William
Printed for T. Longman, London 1777 - Experimental Inquiries: Part the third. Containing a description of the red particles of the blood in the human subject and in other animals; with an account of the structure and offices of the lymphatic glands, of the Thymus Gland, and of the Spleen: being the remaining part of the observations and experiments of the late Mr. William Hewson, F. R. S. and Teacher of Anatomy. By Magnus Falconar, Surgeon, and Teacher of Anatomy. xxi, [3], 144, [8] pp., 4 plates. Contemporary half leather, boards detached, browned throughout. Provenance: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, inkstamp to title. - Garrison-Morton 1102; Norman 1069 (vols I and II only); Wellcome III, p.259. ¿ RARE FIRST EDITION in book form of Vol. III; Hewson advanced knowledge of blood during the 1770s, when the microscope was little used because of distortions caused by compound lenses. Hewson used a single lens, and discovered a satisfactory way to mount "wet" specimens on slides, and so was able to ascertain the role of fibrogen, and give the first valid account of coagulation; to give the first account of the anatomy and production of lymphatics, and to describe clearly the three parts of the blood. - The third volume was published posthumously by Magnus Falconer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Milestones of Science Books [Germany]
2012-03-25 05:13:34
BURGOYNE, John (Sir) Lieutenant-General [1722 Ð 1792]
21cm x 11.5cm (8 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), ix,[2]ad, [1]-191[1]blank, appendix cix. Rebound in three quarter leather over marbled boards with gilt title on the spine and new endpapers.  Complete with six folding maps and one folding table with some elements hand-coloured, only one with small supplemental overlay map section (lacking one), some tears to edges and on fields. Folding map at front mounted on linen paper. Internal foxing and damp staining to many of the pages. Title page with old repair of small missing section at top and previous owner's name neatly written. Page [iii], with names of two people neatly written on the page. Front of book one map:Map 1  is entitled A MAP OF THE COUNTRY IN WHICH THE ARMY UNDER LT. GENERAL BURGOYNE ACTED IN THE CAMPAIGN OF 1777, SHOWING THE MARCHES OF THE ARMY & THE PLACES OF THE PRINCIPAL ACTIONS. (one 1" fold tear) Back of book five maps:Map 2 is the PLAN OF ACTION AT HUBERTON UNDER BRIGADIER GEN. FRAZER, SUPPORTED BY MAJOR GEN. REIDESEL ON JULY 7, 1777. (soiled, light foxing, two 2" fold tears)top right and left borders; Overall fair condition only.Map 3 is entitled MAP OF THE DETACHMENT UNDER LIEUT. COL. BAUM AT WALMSCOCK NEAR BENNINGTON SHOWING THE ATTACK OF THE ENEMY ON THE 16TH AUGUST, 1777.  (soiled, light foxing, one 1/8" x 3/4" hole in border)Map 4: PLAN OF THE POSITION WHICH THE ARMY UNDER LT. GEN. BURGOYNE TOOK AT SARATOGA ON THE 10TH OF SEPTEMBER 1777 AND IN WHICH IT REMAINED TILL THE CONVENTION WAS SIGNED.(soiled, light foxing, two 1" fold tears at bottom)Map 5 shows the PLAN OF THE ENCAMPMENT AND POSITIONS OF THE ARMY U … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books Inc. (IOBA)
2012-03-23 13:17:08
1777. Imp. de Benito de Coscoyuela. Pamplona. . 2 Vol. . Vol I: (XXXX+532 pp.) Vol II: (4H.+444 pp.) pp. Cuarto Menor. Pergamino de época. Religión / Teología / Ética / Monasterios /Ordenes Religiosas (Cristianismo), Siglo XVIII , Vasco-Navarro (Navarra) . Edición del siglo XVIII del Catecismo Católico emanado del Concilio de Trento bajo el pontificado de Pío V. Los dos volúmenes presentan un grabado xilográfico de temática religiosa y la portada impresa a dos tintas (rojo-negro). El primer volumen tiene en la guarda dos sellos tampográficos de anterior propietario. Encuadernado en pergamino de la época. Las cubiertas tienen pequeños rasguños y algunas manchas, bien conservado en general. .
Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa [Bilbao, Spain]
2012-03-19 11:37:55
MARRA, John.:
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, 200 x 120 mm, 8 x 4¾ inches, large folding engraved map showing the routes of the two ships, pages xix, 546, bound in full contemporary mottled calf, rebacked to style, gilt decoration between raised bands to spine, marron gilt lettered morocco label, all edges red, marbled endpapers. Some slight pitting to original covers, corners slightly worn, occasional pale foxing, a few pages lightly age-browned, 1 page of preface has pin hole repaired, not affecting text, short closed tear to inner edge of map, just affecting the border with no loss. Binding tight and firm, a very good copy of an important book. 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.
Bookseller: Roger Middleton
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2012-03-16 15:08:30
Houttuyn, Martinus (Maarten Willem) und Carl von Linne:
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 Linnes System … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Am Bayerischen Platz Matthia
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2012-03-14 23:03:53
RUIZ DE ZELADA, Joseph.
Valladolid 1777 - Impreso con orden del Consejo Real en Valladolid, en la Imprenta de D. Thomàs de Santandér. Año de MDCCLXXVII. Folio m. 1 h. portada, 7 h de Preludio, 19 h. de índice, 2 h. de erratas, 384 p. para el texto. Encuadernación de época en pasta española, lomo cuajado, nervios, tejuelo, cortes pintados. El libro abarca la historia económica desde las postrimerías del siglo XIII hasta mediados del siglo XVIII y explica y da cumplida cuenta de los hechos económicos puntuales de este largo periodo. Edición única completa. Muy raro. Ref.: Palau nº 281791, solo da 7 h. y 384 p. CCPB355381-7. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos
2012-03-13 13:25:09
Howard, William [recte: John]:
. . Einzige deutsche Ausgabe von "The state of the prisons in England and Wales" (Warrington, 1777). - Aufgrund eigener Erfahrungen, die Howard (1726-1790) in einem französischen Gefängnis in Brest gemacht hatte, setzte er sich nach seiner Freilassung für eine Verbesserung des Gefängniswesens in England ein. In vorliegender Schrift, die seinerzeit großes Aufsehen erregt hat, deckte er die unmenschlichen Zustände in englischen Gefängnissen auf u. bewirkte dadurch Gesetzesänderungen, die zu Verbesserungen führten. Köster (1754-1802; Advokat in Celle, später Kanzlei-Sekretär in Hannover) hat das Werk für deutsche Leser bearbeitet. - Die Kupfer zeigen Grundrisse, darunter das Gefängnis von Gent. - Gedrucktes Exlibris "W. L. C. von dem Bussche". UCBA S. 878. - Oxford DNB 28, S. 290ff. - Carter/Muir 224. - Die deutsche Ausgabe nicht bei Blake. - Vordergelenk oben etwas angeplatzt, Vorderdeckel mit großem dunklem Feuchtigkeitsfleck. Innen sauber.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Meinhard Knigge
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2012-03-12 23:05:28
Lorry, Anne Charles):
Bookseller: Antiquariat im Hufelandhaus GmbH [Berlin, Germany]
2012-03-08 05:28:14
Kennedy, John
Printed for S Hooper & c Robinson, London 1777 - The author was Gardener to Sir Thomas Gascoigne. Second Edition 'corrected and greatly enlarged'. 280 and 279 pages respectively. These volumes have been neatly rebound in half blue morocco. Tight bindings and bright, clean unmarked interiors. The covers are in excellent condition. Decorative endpapers. The pages are clean, tight and bright and there are no markings, browning or inscriptions. The set was once in the ownership of the Dartington Hall Trust Library and very small stamps appear at the head of the front endpaper of Volume 1 and at the head of a front blank endpaper in Volume 2. A very pleasing set. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Haldon Books
2012-03-06 12:12:39
GOUDAR, Sara
Amsterdam, 1777. 16'8x10'5, port, 1h, 198p (levemente tostadas). Plena piel, lomo con tejuelo y dorados, cortes pintados. - Casada con el aventurero Ange Goudar, quien posiblemente escribiese la obra, esta bella irlandesa brilló en la sociedad italiana de la época. En ella se hacen observaciones críticas sobre la ópera y el ballet de Venecia y otras ciudades de Italia.
Bookseller: Escalinata, librería [Soto del Real, Madrid, Spain]
2012-03-05 22:51:19
GLUCK (Christoph Willibald), QUINAULT (Philippe), TASSO (Torquato) dit LE TASSE
Paris, Deslauriers, [1777]. In-folio (323 x 250 mm), plein vélin teinté vert de l'époque, dos lisse (accrocs de vélin aux coiffes), (1) f. de titre, (1) f. de 'catalogue de musique Deslauriers', 279 p., entièrement gravé. Edition originale partagée avec le « Bureau du Journal de Musique » de cet opéra que Gluck considérait lui-même comme son chef-d'œuvre et qu'il composa sur un livret de Philippe Quinault, d'après "Gerusalemme liberata" du Tasse, livret déjà mis en musique par Lully en 1685. Représenté pour la première fois le 23 septembre 1777 à l'Académie Royale de Musique, il s'agit du quatrième opéra de la « période parisienne » de Gluck. C'est à l'occasion de la représentation de cet opéra que la querelle entre gluckistes et piccinnistes éclata. (Fétis, 2683. Hopkinson, 'Bibliography of the Works of Gluck', 45A. RISM A/I/3 G2679). Provenance : Jean-Frédéric-Auguste Lemiere de Corvey (1771-1832), avec petite signature à la plume "J.F.A. Le Miere, rue Grammont n°13". Compositeur et professeur de musique, également officier dans les campagnes napoléoniennes et spécialiste de tactique militaire, il est l'auteur de nombreux opéras comiques (cf. Grove online, art. "Lemiere" et Fétis, 'Biographie des musiciens', V, 265). Grande étiquette de veau brun de l'époque sur le plat supérieur: "Romagnat". Petite étiquette ancienne imprimée de librairie "Leduc... magasin de musique ancienne & moderne...". Accrocs de vélin au dos avec manques. Bon exemplaire, frais, entièrement gravé sur cuivre, imprimé sur papier fort.
Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel [FR]
2012-03-02 00:53:05
Gilpin, William:
Leipzig, Engelhart Benjamin Schwickert 1771 (I) bzw. Münster, Perrenon 1777 (II). 16,6 x 10,5 cm. 6 Bl., 196 Seiten. 43 Seiten, 2 weiße Bl. Pappband der Zeit mit rotem Schnitt, ohne Rückentitel. Einband etwas gebräunt und berieben, innen teils etwas gebräunt. (I): Zweite deutsche Ausgabe, die erste erschien bereits 1768, im Jahr der englischen Erstausgabe. Vgl. Universal Catalogue of Books on Art I, p. 675 (englische Ausgabe 1768). (II): Erste Ausgabe. Goedeke IV/1, 864.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Gögler [Leutkirch, Germany]
2012-02-28 19:36:15
G.B. Piranesi
Rome, 1777. John Wilton-Ely plate 341The watermark in on the companion print entitled "Avanzo del Tempio della Concordia" but is indistinguishable due to the heavy ink.From the series "Le Antichita Romane"Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fond of peopling his ruin … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2012-02-28 17:12:55
G.B. Piranesi
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2012-02-27 10:18:41
Tesauro Alessandro
Dalla Tipografia Patria, 1777. [Vercelli-Seteria] (cm.19,5) brossura originale decorata a stampa, vecchio rinforzo al dorso in pergamena.-- pp. XX, 128, XXXV + 1 p. nn. con l' imprimatur. In fine si legge: " Per Lodovico Franco Direttore della Stamperia Patria ". Raro poema sulla lavorazione della seta e l' allevamento del baco, originariamente impresso a Torino nel 1585. Contiene in fine uno studio in 35 pagine: " Maniera di conservare la semenza dè bigatti.". Inoltre è il primo libro stampato a Vercelli nella nuova tipografia fondata da G.A. Ranza che all' inizio dell' opera ne annuncia l' apertura. Il Ranza (1741-1801) erudito e letterato vercellese diresse la tipografia fino al 1790; Per notizie vedi: Dionisotti C. " Vercellesi Illustri " 1862 p. 133 ecc. e Bonino G. " Biografia Piemontese " 1824-5 II 275. Lievi segni d' uso ai margini della brossura con piccola integrazione, altrimenti esemplare a pieni margini con barbe. * Gorini " Vercelli nei libri " p. 221; * Vernazza " Tipografi Piemontesi 2 p. 303; * Manno I 5958.[f56] Libro
Bookseller: Studio bibliografico Libri Antichi Arezzo di Massai C. [IT]
2012-02-21 01:12:05
BERINGTON, S. ou (BERKELEY):
Amsterdam, et se trouve à Liège chez Desoer, 1777 - .2 vol. in-8, 147pp., (4)-143pp.; 144pp., (4)-164pp. 4 frontispices. Demi-vélin, dos lisses, reliures de l'époque.Une des plus importantes nouvelles utopiques de l'époque. L'ouvrage consiste en un voyage utopique dans un pays africain où les habitants vivent selon "les règles de la morale la plus pure", où règne l'abondance, l'égalité et où "il est extrêmement défendu de répandre le sang humain". La traduction de l'originale anglaise (1737) est due à Miltz. L'illustration comprend 4 frontispices en taille douce, copie de l'édition de 1746, gravées d'après Le Lorrain
Bookseller: Librairie Rita De Maere
2012-02-19 20:34:37
BONAFOUS, ABBÉ DE FONTENAY, LOUIS ABEL DE (attributed to),
Amsterdam, et se trouve à Paris, Nyon, ainé & Laporte, 1777. 4 vols. (full set). 12mo. XLIV+560;(II)+592;(II)+596;600 pp. Hardcover. Contemp. full calf with raised bands, gilt decor. & title labels on spines. VG. (Old inscr. on titles).Bibliography Philosophy. Astronomy. Religions, church history, Christianity France Europe general bonafous, abbe de fontenay, louis abel de
Bookseller: CHARBO'S Antiquariaat [Netherlands]
2012-02-19 11:41:09
(Pfeiffer, Johann Friedrich von),
Mannheim, bey C. F. Schwan, Kurfürstl. Hofbuchhändler, 1777-1778.. Gross-8° (ca. 22 x 17,5 cm). 10, 246; 20, 272 Seiten; 20, 580; 16, 360 S.; 8, 208, 16, 208 Seiten u. S. 409-424 (Anhang zum vierten Band) jeweils mit Titel- ,Kopf- u. Schluss-Vignetten. Halblederbände der Zeit mit Rückentitelprägung. Gestempelt u. nummeriert, leichte Wurmschäden in Bd. 2 (kein Textverlust). Einbände an Ecken u. Kanten teilweise bestossen, Rücken mit kleinen Einrissen an Kapital u. Fuss, Bd. 3 mit kleiner Stauchung in der Mitte des Rückens. Kopfschnitte angestaubt.. SW: Kameralistik, Kameralwissenschaft, Kameralwissenschaften, Gewerbe, Manufakturen, Verwaltung, Ökonomie
Bookseller: Norddeutsches Antiquariat
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2012-02-16 11:17:10
Pachmayr, Marianus, OSB.
Steyr, Abraham Wimmer, 1777-1782.. 4 Bde. in 2. (8), 134 SS. (2), 135-343, (1) SS. (2), 345-544 SS. (2), 545-931, (3) SS. Interimspappbände der Zeit. Folio.. Einzige Ausgabe. - Der oberösterreichische Benediktiner Johann Georg (Marianus) Pachmayr (1728-1805) lehrte am Gymnasium des Stifts Kremsmünster, das er selbst besucht hatte, Philosophie, Mathematik, Physik und Geschichte. Seine Geschichte der Kremsmünsterer Geistlichen verfaßte er anläßlich der Feierlichkeiten zum tausendjährigen Bestehen des Stiftes. Auch für die Geschichte Oberösterreichs von großer Bedeutung. - Exemplar aus der Stiftsbibliothek Kremsmünster, ohne die beiden Tafeln, jedoch mit von einem fleißigen zeitgenössischen Benediktiner verfaßten handschriftlichen alphabetischen Register (Catalogus abbatum, Catalogus religiosorum, Index rerum memorabilium) am Schluß, durch welches das Werk erst recht benutzbar wird. - Papierbedingt etwas braunfleckig; einige alte hs. Marginalien, sonst wohlerhalten. - Wurzbach XXI, 169. ADB XXV, 60.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH
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2012-02-15 21:56:49
TASSO TORQUATO.
Nella Stamperia del Seminario,, In Padova, 1777. Cm. 13,2, pp. 23 (1) 550. Antiporta figurata, frontespizio in rosso e nero e 20 belle figure a piena pagina nel testo, poste all'inizio di ciascun canto. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle marmorizzata, dorso liscio con fregi e titoli in oro su tassello. Piatti inquadrati da triplice filetti, tagli dorati e sguardie marnorizzate. Bell'esemplare, fresco ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2012-02-14 17:11:12
LAVATER, Johann Caspar:
Ascetische Gesellschaft, 1777. 1 gest. Portraitfrontisp., XIV, 368 SS., gest. Titelvignette, 3 Textkupfer, marmorierte Vorsätze, marmorierter Schnitt Einband nur gering berieben, Exlibris auf Innendeckel, schönes Expl., Aus der Bibliothek von J. J. Dutoit (1750-1826), der zusammen mit Lavater am Dessauer Philanotropikum lehrte, mit Dutoit`s Exlibris, Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 Ganzleder der Zeit mit Rck.-schild und reicher Rückenvergoldung, 8°
Bookseller: Antiquariat Werner Steinbeiß [München, Germany]
2012-02-06 12:58:15
Robbio Benvenuto di San Raffaele]
Giambatista Fontana, Torino, 1777. Due tomi in un volume, in 8° piccolo, pagg. (1), XII, 359; 220, (1) con ritratto inciso su rame all'antiporta, legatura mezza pelle coeva, fregi e titoli oro su tassello al dorso. L'Autore (?-1796), il cui nome compare al fondo della dedica all'inizio dell'opera, fu scrittore e musicista piemontese. Fu convinto nemico di Voltaire; frequentò la Società letteraria Sampaolina, fondata a Torino nel 1776 dal conte Emanuele Bava di San Paolo, dove conobbe altri letterati dell'epoca tra cui Alfieri, Denina e Galeani Napione. L'opera fu dedicata alla Sacra Real Maesta di Vittorio Amedeo Re di Sardegna. Mancanza ad una parte del tassello, alcune lievi bruniture ma nel complesso buon esemplare. Edizione originale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Giuseppina Biggio [TORINO, TO, Italy]
2012-02-06 08:08:37
Marbault].
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).
Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague
2012-02-02 15:06:02
Livius, Titus.
Frankfurt-Leipzig, ohne Drucker, 1777-78. 8°. Mit einem gest. Frontispiz. XII, 640; 672; 632 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. m. Rückenverg. , goldgepr. Rückenschildern u. dreiseitigem Rotschnitt. Erstmals 1769 erschienene Ausgabe des Livius in der Bearbeitung des Philologen August Wilhelm Ernesti (1733-1801). Der Neffe des Johann August Ernesti studierte in Leipzig Mathematik, Geschichte und Philologie, wurde 1757 Magister und habilitierte sich 1758. Seit 1765 a.o. Prof., trat er 1770 als o.Prof. an die Stelle seines Onkels. Ein Schlaganfall zu Beginn der neunziger Jahre beendete seine Lehrtätigkeit, in deren Zentrum die lateinischen Schriftsteller gestanden hatten. - Die dekorativen Einbände gering berieben. Etw. gebräunt u. stockfleckig. Vermutlich fehlt ein Register am Ende des dritten Bandes, welches hier jedoch nie beigebunden war. - Vgl. Graesse IV, 230 u. Ebert I, 12114. Versand D: 9,80 EUR Livius, Titus, Historiarum, Ernesti
Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes [Graz, Austria]
2012-02-01 18:22:48
TASSO Torquato.
Nella Stamperia del Seminario, In Padova, 1777. Cm.13,5x7,1. Pg.550. Legatura in piena pergamena, con titoli e fregi in oro al dorso e piatti marmorizzati. Tassello con titoli sbiaditi al dorso. Il testo è preceduto da una "Vita del Signor Torquato Tasso estratta dagli Elogj del Sig.Lorenzo Crasso" e da una "Allegoria del Poema". Con ventuno incisioni nel testo, una all'antiporta del volume e le altre collocate all'inizio di ogni Canto. 200 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: studio bibliografico pera s.a.s. [LUCCA, Italy]
2012-01-31 21:00:16
SIMES, Thomas
London: Printed for the author,, 1777. designed for their Regulations in Quarter, Camp, or Garrison; with Useful Observations and Instructions for their Manner of Attack and Defence. Octavo (208 × 128 mm). Contemporary calf, red morocco label to the spine. Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 17 similar plates with a total of 20 plans and diagrams, ad leaf for Lochee's System of Military Mathematics bound before the plates, and 14-page subscribers list after the plates. Attractive armorial bookplate of Major John Taubman, speaker of the House of Keys, the Manx Parliament, from 1799 until his death in 1822. He raised the Douglas Volunteers, and was their Major Commandant; he was also a Major in the Isle of Man Volunteers. A little rubbed at the extremities, corners worn, upper joint slightly cracked at the head, small tear and repair to leather on the the upper board, mild offsetting from the frontispiece, very light toning else, a very good copy in unrestored contemporary condition. Second edition, the same year as the first, the dedication dated just nine days after the first (1 October, rather than 22 September). A very timely publication, as Simes stresses in his secondary dedication "To the Officers of the Army": "From the rebellious conduct of the Americans it appears to me that there is a great necessity of publishing something of this kind, for the instruction of the young and unexperienced [sic] officer". In his study of the 18th-century training texts of the British Army, Fit for Service, Houlding is dismissive of Simes's merits as an a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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2012-01-31 21:00:16
SIMES, Thomas.
London, Printed for the Author, 1777. Second edition ("October 1, 1777 dedication page date). 8vo. Illustrated with twenty hand-colored numbered plates plus hand-colored frontispiece. Modern 1/2 brown leather over marbled boards, blue gilt stamped labels on the spine. Several preliminary pages and plates archivally reinforced at edges with Japanese tissue; browned and brittle. Very good. 286 pages + 1 page of publisher's advertisements. Rare. With dedication "To the officers of the Army" "From the rebellious conduct, of the Americans. . ." [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA [Palm Springs, CA, U.S.A.]
2012-01-28 03:23:15
MARMONTEL, Jean François.
Berne-Lausanne, Société Typographique, 1777. 2 vol. in 8 de XXXVIII 254pp., 310pp., reliures en demi veau brun à petits coins légèrement postérieur, dos lisse, pièces de titre de maroquin rouge, celle du premier tome légèrement frottée, pièces de tomaison de maroquin noir, celle du second tome frottée, titre doré, doubles filets dorés, frises dorées, petits fleurons dorés, belle gravure au frontispice du volume I. et 10 planches gravées hors texte, papier des plats marbré frottés, plats et coiffe supérieure du tome I. frottés, un grand ex-libris contrecollé dans l'angle supérieur externe de chaque contreplat et un grand ex-libris contrecollé sur chaque première page de garde, tranches mouchetéesde bleu, bon exemplaire. Première édition de ce compte rendu sur l'Empire espagnol du Pérou, basé sur les écrits de Bartolomeo de Las Casa et Garcilasso de la Vega. Ce livre rend hommage à Las Casas, et tout comme l'oeuvre du dominicain espagnol, dénonçe la cruauté et les exactions des espagnols, crimes provoqués notamment, selon l'auteur, par le fanatisme religieux. Marmontel, écrivain prolifique et protégé de Voltaire, écrivit cet ouvrage en réponse à la censure qu'il eut à subir de la part de la Sorbonne, suite à la publication d'un roman en 1767, ''Bélissaire'', dans lequel un chapitre pronaît la tolérance religieuse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Scritti [Paris, France]
2012-01-25 22:43:57
Lamy, Bernardo (Bernard Lamy)
Laurentium Basilium, Venetiis (Venice), 1777. Octavo. XXXII, 755, [1]pp. Uncut. Modern 3/4 leather over brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Printer's device on title page. In this work, Bernard Lamy, the renowned French Oratorian mathematician and theologian, calls in question the historical character of the book of Tobias and book of Judith, and maintains that even after the Council of Trent a difference of authority should be recognized between the proto-canonical and deutero-canonical books of the Bible. This study examines also such subjects as the history of the Hebrews and the Holy Land, a description of the Tabernacle and Temple, a history of the scriptures, and a great many tangential matters like the plants, animals, minerals, diseases, and customs mentioned in the Bible. This book is exquisitely illustrated with 12 folding engravings. Very minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in Latin. Binding in overall very good, interior in good+ to very good condition. Editio Sexta Veneta (Sixth Venice edition) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2012-01-24 12:06:44
QUARLES, Francis
Printed and sold by H. Trapp, London 1777 - [xii] 9-289 [24 pp. advertisements] i plus plates not counted in the pagination 12mo. rebound in full brown morocco, gilt-lettered spine, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Profusely illustrated with wonderful wood cuts, title page plus ca. 94 additional full page plates. Francis Quarles (1592Ð1644) was an English poet descended from an old Essex family, and educated first at Cambridge and then at Oxford. Upon completing those studies he went to Lincoln Inn to study and practice law.Though not an ardent royalist, he wrote pamphlets during the Commonwealth upholding the divine right of kings. Enchiridion (1640) is his collection of prose aphorisms.In the 1630's he went back to Essex and began work on what was to become his best-known and most popular workÑhis best-selling Emblems (1635), lavishly-illustrated and containing five books of meditative verse. The poems are introduced by a scriptural motto, then a commentary based on quotations from various sources, and at the end closure is achieved with a short didactic epigram. The visual impact is supplied by the centre-piece, the emblem itself. Quarles says that "an emblem is but a short parable," and the verse puts the visual into the mental. The words and pictures, complementing each other, may then be said to have a double impact upon the reader. Very slight rubbing of spine extremities, bookplate on front paste-down, pictorial clipping pasted to verso of first preliminary, frontispiece repaired on recto not affecting plate, F4 (pp. 67-68) torn at lower right with some loss of te … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books (ABAA) [U.S.A.]
2012-01-22 23:35:03
Faden, William, and Bernard Ratzer:
London: Wm. Faden, Dec. 1, 1777.. Copper-engraved map. Sheet size: 32 x 24 inches. 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 O … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2012-01-17 10:19:18
Wagenseil - Pappenheim, Matthäus von.
Memmingen Johann Valentin Mayer, 1777. 22 Bl., 276 S., 1 Bl. Mit gestochener Titelvignette von Klauber, Kupfertafel und 11 ausfaltbaren genealogischen Tabellen. Fol. Halblederband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - Wichtige Quelle zur Geschichte Oberschwabens und in der Biographie des Auftraggebers Truchseß Georg III. (1488-1531, der "Bauernjörg") eine zeitgenössische Quelle zu den Ereignissen des Bauernkrieges. 1785 erschien in Kempten noch ein Fortsetzungsband zur späteren Geschichte des Hauses. - Die hübsche Titelvignette mit einem Blick auf die Waldburg, im Hintergrund der Bodensee, die Kupfertafel zeigt Siegel. - Die falsch 337-376 paginierten Seiten 237-276 in unserem Exemplar alt durch Überklebung der ersten Ziffer korrigiert. - Titel mit kleinem Prägestempel. Untere Ecke mit leichtem Moderschaden, vor allem die ersten und letzten Blätter betroffen, sonst kaum fleckig, die Stammtafeln mit einigen Quetsch- und Knickfalten. Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen, Rückenschild fehlt, Deckel unten mit Bezugsfehlstellen. - Trotz des nicht einwandfreien Zustandes außergewöhnliches Exemplar: Auf dem vorderen Vorsatz der Besitzvermerk von "C(hristian) J(akob) Wagenseil. Kaufbeuren. 1792", darunter sein eigenhändiger Vermerk "Geschenk von meinem Freund, Hhw D. von Abele, Syndico zu Kempten". Johann Martin von Abele (1753-1805) war ab 1779 Syndikus in Kempten und gilt als zentrale Figur der Aufklärung in der Reichsstadt, beide kannten sich vermutlich schon zu Göttinger Studienzeiten (vgl. Kraus-Dieter II, 133) und waren Brüder der Freimaurerlogen in Kaufbeuren und Kempten. *Heyd 834. Gew … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Christian Strobel (VDA/ILAB) [Irsee, Germany]
2012-01-17 10:17:16
Pappenheim, Matthäus von:
Memmingen, Johann Valentin Mayer / Kempten, Typographische Gesellschaft, 1777-1785.. 2 Bände in 2 (alles), 8°, 4 Bl., 276 S., 1 Bl., 1 Tafel mit 5 Siegeln, 12 doppelseitige genealogische Tafeln, [37] S. Register; 2 Bl., V [recte IV], 546 [recte 548 : 2x283/84], [22] S. Register, einheitl Hldrbde d.Zt. mit 2 farb RSchildern, goldLinien LdrEcken, dreiseitiger goldSchnitt, marmorVorsätze, Kanten etwas bestossen, kleiner Name auf flVorsatz, die ersten 4 Bl. in Bd.1 mit kleinem bekrönten Prägeexlibris (aus Adelsbesitz), die Titelholzschnitte entfernt und fachmännisch durch weisses Papier ersetzt, sonst wohlerhaltene Exemplare,. [Brunet VI, 26597.- ADB XV, 162].- Umfangreiches Quellenwerk zur Geschichte der Truchsessen von Waldburg, auch zur Biographie Georgs III., der als Heerführer an der Seite Kaiser Maximilians kämpfte und als 'Bauernjörg' wegen seines Durchgreifens im Bauernkrieg bekannt wurde.- Teil I. mit dem UT: ...bis auf die Zeiten Kaisers Maximilian II.- Teils II: ...von den Zeiten des Kaiser Maximilian II. bis zu Ende des siebzehnten Jahrhundert. Zweyter Teil in Nachträgen, Fortsetzungen und Abhandlungen. Die falsch paginierten Seiten 237-276 bereits vom Drucker alt durch Überklebung der ersten Ziffer korrigiert.-
Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche : Bad Wa
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2012-01-08 14:03:34
Tiraboschi Girolamo.
Muccis, 1777-1786, Napoli. (Codice AN/2987) Opera completa, in 10 tomi rilegati in 13 volumi in 4° antico (25x19,5 cm), XXXVI-336, L-420, XLII-380, XXVII-424, XLIV-546, XXII-494, XVI-426, II-486, XXVI-412, VI-430, XVI-360, XXVIII-320, 268 pp. Ottima edizione, completa delle aggiunte. Nell'ultimo volume ampio e dettagliato indice generale delle materie. Bella grande marca allegorica in rame a tutti i frontespizi, testatine figurate, capilettera ornati, finalini. Qualche ingiallitura, poche pagine appaiono brunite; leggerissima gora alle prime carte del primo e 5° volume (margine bianco). Legature originali in piena pergamena, doppio tassello e titolo oro, tre tagli rossi, in perfetto stato per tutti i volumi tranne il 7 (tomo 6 parte 2) e il 13 (tomo 10, indice) che conservano solo il dorso, uniforme e completo dei tasselli originali benché un po' usato: la pergamena ai piatti è stata anticamente asportata. I volumi sono comunque solidi e in ottimo stato. Euro 850.00 All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging
Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca [RIVALBA, TO, Italy]
2012-01-05 03:42:48
JOHNSON, Samuel; Dodd, William
London: Printed for G. Kearsly, 1777. First Edition . Quarter Goatskin Over Boards. Very Good/None. Small 8vo. Small 8vo., 24p., modern quarter red goatskin, marbled sides, sprinkled edges, somewhat trimmed but all catchwords and signatures with ample space. Dodds name has been added in manuscript on the title and there are also two ink initials at the foot. A little light dust-soiling but a good copy. Quite rare in this first printing. Mostly, If Not Totally, Written By Johnson. From the distinguished collection of Gerald M. Goldberg. Courtney p. 128; Chapman & Hazen, p. 153; Fleeman, J.D. Johnson, 77.6CA/1a; ESTC T95460.
Bookseller: Am Here Books [Eden, MD, U.S.A.]
2012-01-05 02:57:28
State of Connecticut A Revolutionary War Document regarding raising a company of soldiers for the New York Militia. I quote partially, "Know all ye men by these presents, that " I Noadiah Hooker of Farmington" in the State of Connecticut, are holden and bound .Two thousand Pounds .[money to be paid by CT] sealed with my seal this day of 1st April 1777. (Part of the original wax seal still adheres to the document.) The Condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas "Asa Bray" is appointed Captain of, and to raise a company ." The original words that were printed is crossed out here. It had said, "in the continental battalion to be commanded by." Replaced to be read in script, "of militia detached to serve in the state of New York for the term of six weeks ." other printed and manuscript follows. Signed in the prescence of; signed "Charles Hopkins" and signed, "Noadiah Hooker." This document and these types of documents are extremely rare on the market these days. This was our war for independence and this document is a primary source showing the raising of part of the continental army.. Paperbound. Very Good.. 7 1/2 x 12".
Bookseller: Jeff Stark [Barstow, CA, U.S.A.]
2012-01-02 22:10:43
LINNAEUS, C.
1777. Nürnberg, G.N. Raspe, 1777-1779. 8vo (195 x 120mm). 4 volumes. pp. (4), 652, with 5 engraved folded plates; pp. (16), 496, (8), with 9 folded plates; pp. (16), 486 with 13 folded plates; pp. lxiv, 528, (10), with 30 folded plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spines with red and black gilt lettered label (slightly rubbed). "Linnaeus achieved worldwide influence mainly through his pioneer work in systemizing botany but he also applied his passion for the arrangement to the animal and mineral kingdoms. In these mineral studies he describes many fossils and expounds his views on the age of the world, being careful not to upset the ecclesiastical orthodoxy of his time" (Hoover Collection 542). A good copy of this rare mineralogical work with beautifully engraved plates. Soulsby 100..
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk
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2011-12-19 07:49:49
Omero
Fratres Pazzinii Carlii, Siena, 1777. In 4°(35,5x23,5); pp. (2), XXXII (ma XXXIX, (1), errore tipografico)443, (3) Frontespizio in rosso e nero, con vignetta calcografica raffigurante busto di Omero. Dedica a Pietro Leopoldo granduca di Toscana, alcuni capilettera istoriati in rame di bella alità e qualche testatina e finalino in xilografia. Elegante legatura con dorso e angoli piatti in pelle marrone con tassello nero titolo e autore elaborati motivi floreali sempre in doratura, piatto superiore e inferiore con carte eleganti per motivi e sfumatura. Alone di umidità, non particolarmente disturbante, ad alcune carte. E' buon esemplare [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni [GRAVELLONA TOCE, Italy]
2011-12-15 23:16:51
Entick, Rev. John
London, Edward and Charles Dilly, 1777; - A New Edition, carefully revised and corrected; to which with the former Additions, is now added, A Compendious Historical Dictionary of the Heathen Gods and Goddesses, Heroes and Heroines, etc. The various Significations are Ranged in one Line; with A List of Proper Names of Men and Women. The Whole Compiled and digested in a manner entirely new, to make it a Complete Pocket Companion for those who read Milton, Pope, Addison, Shakespeare, Tillotson and Locke, or other English Authors of repute in Prose or Verse: And in particular to assist the young People, Artisicers, Tradesmen and Foreigners, desirous to understand what they speak, read and write. To which is prefixed, A Grammatical Introduction to the English Tongue. Hardback. 5" x 5". Good condition. xxxii, 468pp. Original brown leather boards with 4 raised bands & faded gilt title on spine. Front board detached, Hard to find edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Wheen O' Books
2011-12-08 10:30:41
G.B. Piranesi
1777. John Wilton-Ely plate 342The watermark is on the companion print entitled \"Veduta degli avanzi appartenenti alla Casa Aurea di Nerone\" and is a fleur-de-lis but one is unable to determine precisely which version of the watermark it is.From the series \"Le Antichita Romane\"Giovanni Battista Piranesi was one of the leading figures in the development of the neoclassical style in the late 18th Century. As architect, archaeologist, artist, designer, collector, and antiquities dealer, he produced a series of etchings and engravings depicting the glories of ancient Rome. These fine prints served as source material for other architects and designers. He was born in Venice on the 4th October 1720. The son of a stone-mason, he was educated as an architect under his maternal uncle Matto Lucchesi and under Carlo Zucchi. In 1740 Piranesi left Venice for Rome, there he studied etching under Giuseppe Vasi. He appears to have had little success in these early years in Rome and as his father was unable to continue his allowance returned to Venice in 1744. He was soon, however, encouraged to return to Rome by Giuseppe Wagner, a successful engraver and publisher of Venice. This time he achieved success, and a constant series of works, illustrating architecture and antiquities, issued from his studio until his death in 1778. His output in etched plates is enormous (about 1000 numbers in all). While he achieved a work of magnitude in pictorial records of Roman monuments of antiquity and of the Renaissance, and gave immense archæological, antiquarian, and topographical value to this wor … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2011-12-04 18:46:59
COOK JAMES
LONDON. STRAHAN AND CADELL, 1777. FIRST EDITION, TWO VOLUMES. THIS SET CONTAINS THE FULL TEXT BUT NO PLATES. VOLUME 1: TITLE PAGES; CONTENTS; GENERAL INTRODUCTION; LIST OF PLATES( PLATES NOT PRESENT); 378 PAGES. VOLUME 2: TITLE PAGES; CONTENTS; 396 PAGES. BOTH VOLUMES REBOUND IN MARBLED BOARDS WITH STIFF CREAM PAPER SPINES, PAPER LABELS, NEW ENDPAPERS. BINDING IS TIGHT. VOLUME 1 IS GENERALLY CLEAN WITH OCCASIONAL FOXING. IN VOL. 1 PAGE 375 HAS A SMALL HOLE WITH LOSS OF ABOUT FOUR WORDS OF TEXT. VOLUME 2 HAS EVIDENCE OF WATER STAINING UP TO PAGE 160 (MAINLY IN THE WIDE MARGINS, WITH LITTLE IN THE TEXT), THEREAFTER A BRIGHT COPY. OVERALL, A VERY GOOD, CLEAN AND ATTRACTIVE SET OF THIS SCARCE WORK WITHOUT THE PLATES AND OFFERED AT AN ATTRACTIVE PRICE. PICTURES AVAILABLE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Hawkridge Books [Bakewell, United Kingdom]
2011-12-02 11:40:33
Roy Colonel William
London Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 1777. First edition. Article extracted from the annual proceedings of the Royal Society not a reprint printed on paper with uncut edges. This publication is the first appearance of this text which was later published as a separate book. It includes pages 653- 770 of the Royal Societys proceedings along with two folding plates showing barometers thirteen folding tables and a map showing the plan of the triangles made use of for obtaining the geometrical distance and altitude of Snowdon and Moel Eilio with respect to the Sea at Carnarvon August 1775. A clean copy with some light age-toning but almost no foxing to pages or plates. No significant chips or tears just some wear to a few of the uncut edges. Edges bound together from original volume with one table detached but in place. . First Edition. Disbound. Very Good. 8vo 26.5 cm x 21.5 cm. First Edition.
Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC [East Granby, Connecticut, US]
2011-11-23 12:29:53
Vade, Jean Joseph (1720-1757)
[Geneve], 1777. All finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set; of presentation quality - scans etc. On request. ; 1 pages; All edges gilt. Uninked, impressed institutional mark to the title. Subject: Operas - 18th century. Genre: Plays. Asscoiate Reference: ESTC T153663. Language: French. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd. [Galway, Ireland]
2011-11-23 12:29:53
Vade, Jean Joseph (1720-1757)
[Geneve], 1777. All finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. An exceptional set; of presentation quality - scans etc. On request. ; 1 pages; All edges gilt. Uninked, impressed institutional mark to the title. Subject: Operas - 18th century. Genre: Plays. Asscoiate Reference: ESTC T153663. Language: French. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: MW Books Ltd [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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