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2010-02-12 10:12:34
TORFAEUS, Thormod.
Köpenhamn, A. H. Godiche, 1777. 4:o. Grav. porträtt,+ XXVI,+ 183,+ (blank),+ (49) s.+ utvikbar tryckt tabell (paginerad 184). Häftad, oskuren och ouppsprättad i samtida gråpappersomslag. Ur Ericsbergs bibliotek. Bibl. danica III, sp. 32. Fiske 606. Warmholtz 2601 not. Förord av P. F. Suhm. Detta är en senare komplettering till Torfaeus "Series dynastorum et regum Daniæ ..." från 1702. Detta verk trycktes om 1705 med en ny titel: "Universa septentrionis antiqvitates". Enligt Warmholtz ett oumbärligt arbete för utredande av Nordens äldsta historia. Till 1705-års upplaga utlovades en komplettering, vilket dock först här 1777 utgavs av Hannes Finnasson och Jón Jónsson. I P. F. Suhms förord återfinns en redogörelse över verket av Jón Eiriksson. Thormod Torfaeus (1636-1719) var isländsk historiker, och från 1682 historiograf över kungariket Norge. Han föddes utanför Reykjavik och kunde i sin forskning bygga mycket på isländska källor. Hans stora huvudverk var en historia över Norge, "Historia rerum Norvegicarum", som utkom 1711.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2010-02-09 14:25:47
DESIDERII ERASMI & THOMAE MORI [MOORE & ERASMUS]
Barbou, London, 1777. Full leather with black & gilt title plate to spine; gilt edging to boards & decoration to spine. All page edges gilt; marbled endpages. Black and white frontispiece. Leather rubbed on boards and spine, with some wear to the outer extremities. Inner hinges started but the binding is quite sound. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Previous owner's inscription to the verso of the front endpage. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2010-02-09 00:23:01
BOISSIER DE SAUVAGES - LINNEO -
Napoli, Giuseppe Castellano, 1777, due volumi rilegati in uno in-4° piena pergamena coeva, capolettera figurati xil. e testatine pure xil. pp. (4)-18-154-16-158-(10). Normali bruniture non deturpanti.
Bookseller: Libreria Naturalistica snc [Italy]
2010-02-01 10:35:42
Ratzer, Bernard & Faden, William
London, 1777. THE MOST IMPORTANT MAP OF NEW JERSEY FROM THE TIME OF THE REVOLUTION Engraving with original hand color Provenance: Collection of Lord Percy, Duke of North Umberland. Book plate on reverse of map. . Book.
Bookseller: Arader Galleries
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2010-01-29 05:52:59
KILIANUS, C. [KIEL or KILIAAN, CORNELIS],
Utrecht, Roeland de Meyere, 1777. This edition enlarged by Gerard van Hasselt. 2 vols. 4to. (XXII)+930 pp. With engraving by B. de Bakker on p. 399. Hardcover. 20th-century half morocco. Good. (Lower margin of both titles clipped). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
2010-01-28 13:28:26
PRIOR.MATTHEW.;
Printed at the Apollo Press,Edinburgh,for John Bell.,1777. FIRST PRINTING OF BELL'S EDITION.3 vols.6mo.(5.1 x 3.3 inches).Engraved portrait frontis in volume one.Each volume with extra illustrated title page.Beautiful contemporary bindings of full tree calf.Spines ruled and decorated in gilt.Red and green labels,gilt.Greek key design border on boards in gilt.Marbled endpapers.Fine,clean copies in fine,quality eighteenth century bindings.Issued as part of Bell's Poets of Great Britain series.:
Bookseller: Paul Foster Books [United Kingdom]
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2010-01-18 20:56:36
GESSNER, Salomon.
Zurich, for the author, 1777. With 2 engr. titles with a small etched vignette, 20 etched plates, and 39 etched vignettes in the text, all by Salomon Gessner. 191 pp.; 194 pp. 4to. Contemp. half calf, with 2 spine labels, spines gilt (repaired, slightly rubbed). Zurich, for the author, 1777-78. Only German quarto edition of the works of Salomon Gessner (1730-1788), only few copies printed. It is considered the finest of all editions, and one of the best illustrated works produced in Switzerland, comparable to the edition of Marguérite de Navarre's "Heptameron François" with the illustrations by Dunker and Freudenberger. Gessner himself was responsible for the illustrations, the ornaments and the printing. In this German version he included the pastoral play "Evander und Alcimna" and the poem "An den Wasserfall" which the French "Oeuvres" of 1777 did not contain; on the other hand, he omitted the "Contes" of Diderot which the French edition offered. There are four new illustrations as well, and three were left out. - A clean, wide-margined copy. - Leemann-van Elck, Salomon Gessner, p. 113 and no. 539; Maler und Dichter der Idylle Salomon Gessner, cat. (1980), no. 88; Goedeke IV, 1, 82, 11; Rümann 329; Lanckoronska/Oehler II, 164; Cohen/de Ricci 432; Lonchamp 329. Not in Meyer. ILLUSTRATED BOOKS (BEFORE 1900) ; HELVETICA: ALLGEMEIN ; [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Hellmut Schumann Antiquariat [Zurich, Switzerland]
2010-01-16 17:04:34
BACHAUMONT;
John Adamson 1777-1789, Londres - 37 vol. in-12, demi-veau blond, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, non rogné (reliure du XIXe siècle). Collection complète des Mémoires secrets, dits de Bachaumont, qui constituent une des sources les plus abondantes et les plus précieuses pour l'étude du XVIIIe siècle. Les Mémoires secrets se voulaient l'écho de la vie publique et mondaine de leur temps et ils y sont parvenus. Rien ne manque à ce véritable répertoire, ni les événements politiques, littéraires et dramatiques les plus saillants, ni le menu détail des anecdotes, chansons, épigrammes, et autres pièces fugitives qui faisaient les délices de la société parisienne, pas même les rumeurs, fausses ou avérées, qui conditionnent les esprits et forgent les opinions. Joint dans la même reliure : Table alphabétique des auteurs et personnages cités dans les Mémoires secrets (Bruxelles, 1866), tirée à 200 exemplaires. Bel exemplaire. Hatin, 66-67 ; Sgard, 904.
Bookseller: Bonnefoi Livres Anciens [France]
2010-01-15 11:20:32
Davies, John
. Contemporary tree calf, the covers abraded, else a fresh copy. Printed by William Porter, for Mess. White, Gilbert [etc.], Dublin, 1777.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
2010-01-11 15:03:26
CHATTERTON, THOMAS
London: T. Payne and Son, 1777. 8vo, pp. xxvii, [1], 307; 1 facsimile plate of the supposed MS.; late 19th century quarter tan calf over marbled boards, black morocco label; fore- and bottom edges uncut, top edge stained yellow; joints rubbed, but good and sound. Poems supposed to have been written at Bristol by Thomas Rowley in the 15th century purportedly "discovered" by Chatterton, who was himself the author and perpetrator of the literary hoax. Edited by Thomas Tyrwhitt.
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books [United States]
2010-01-01 20:08:25
(Campbell, Thomas)
London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1777. First edition. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 476pp. Illustrated with six copper engraved folding plates (including the frontispiece). Contemporary full calf. Sine in 6 compartments, gilt; red lettering label, gilt. Upper hinge neatly and strengthened; wear at spine tips and corners; else a very good copy. ESTC T84447. Very good.
Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA [U.S.A.]
2009-12-31 16:30:22
GOMEZ (Antonio)
Compendio de los comentarios extendidos por el maestro Antonio Gómez, a las ochenta y tres Leyes de Toro: En que con presencia de las Notas de su Adiccionador, queda comprehendido todo lo substancial de ellos: y se ilustran infinitas Doctrinas del Autor (en los lugares, en que omitió hacerlo el dicho Adiccionador), con varias citas, que o confirman las proposiciones a que corresponden, o remiten al Lector, para que sobre ellas tome más individual instrucción. Lleva también cinquenta y dos Advertencias que explican extienden, alteran o corrigen las especies a que van llamadas .- Madrid, Manuel Martín, 1777; en 4º menor holandesa del siglo XIX, portada, 2 h. - 394 pp. Algo corto de márgenes, anotaciones marginales de época y mancha de humedad antigua que afecta a las primeras 10 páginas. Primera edición rara de la obra de Llano sobre los comentarios de Antonio Gómez. Palau nº 103527.
Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA SANZ [MADRID, Spain]
2009-12-02 19:51:04
TENIERS, After David II (1610-1690)
London: John Boydell, 1 July 1777. Engraving, coloured by hand, by J.B. Michel. (Expert repair to upper margin just touching image area). 16 5/8 x 22 7/8 inches. 19 1/8 x 24 inches. A lively scene from the Flemish master of the interior genre picture. Born in Antwerp, David Teniers was the son of David Teniers I. He became a master of the Antwerp Guild of St Luke in 1632-3 after an apprenticeship to his father, with whom he also collaborated. In 1637 he married Anna, the daughter and heiress of Jan Breughel I. From the outset Teniers the younger was an extremely productive painter, thanks to his good relationship with Antwerp art dealers. During the 1630s he produced small-format religious scenes on commission for Chrysostoom van Immerseel, who supplied the Spanish market. However, it was Teniers's genre pieces that were greatly prized by the Antwerp dealers and made him famous. Teniers quickly became one of Antwerp's pace-setting and most successful painters, which probably accounts for his assumption of functions that carried a degree of social prominence, such as the office of Master of the Chapel of the Holy Sacrament in the St Jacobskerk between 1637 and 1639, and Dean of the Guild of St Luke in 1645. He also received such prestigious commissions as the large group portrait of the Arquebusiers Company (1643). During this same Antwerp period he also executed commissions for Antonine Triest (1576- 1657), Bishop of Bruges, one of the most prominent patrons of the arts in the southern Netherlands. By 1647 Teniers was working for Archduke Leopold William, Governor o … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2009-11-27 02:34:00
G.B. Piranesi
1777. John Wilton-Ely plate 745The watermark is present on the companion print "Braccio di citta pensile, e navigata al di sotto" but is indistinguishable due to the heavy ink.this plate 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 work, the artistic quality always predominates. He was fon … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2009-11-11 17:16:29
Maseres, Francis:
London. 1777-1779.. Three volumes. 483; xxii,404; xlii,[399]-810pp. Half titles. Original plain boards, uniformly rebacked in period-style plain paper. Covers detached from first volume. Else near fine, internally crisp and untrimmed. Maseres was the attorney general of Canada from 1766 to 1769 and a staunch proponent of the rights of Canadians as British subjects, and particularly the religious liberty of the French Canadians, even though he was himself a devout Protestant. He was convinced that the harshness of the Quebec Act was a disaster for the Canadian merchants whom he represented in London, and for England's chances of holding its American empire together. This long argument, published over three years and in the form of a dialogue between a British gentleman and a Catholic Canadian freeholder, covers most of the pressing political concerns of the American colonies. It is interesting both from a Canadian perspective and as part of the larger argument over the more southern colonies. Maseres was one of the firmest Whig friends of the American colonies at the time of the Revolution. This is his longest and most elaborate political work, and the volumes are rarely found together. The present set includes the second state of the first volume titlepage, stating "in two dialogues," with the third volume stating "in three dialogues." LANDE 615. TPL 521. GAGNON I:658. AMERICAN CONTROVERSY 76-93, 79-71, 79-72. SABIN 45412.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2009-10-30 09:26:16
CHESTERFIELD, PHILIP DORMER STANHOPE, LORD.
(London:) Printed for William Flexney, 1777. First edition. 8vo, contemporary quarter calf, marbled paper boards, red morocco label, gilt lettering. Sketches of seven of Chesterfield's contemporaries, including George I, Queen Caroline, Walpole, Fox and Pitt. There were subsequent editions, with additional sketches. This first edition is uncommon. Spine and edges a little rubbed; very good copy.
Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop [U.S.A.]
2009-10-23 09:20:10
Berch, Carl Reinhold
På Kongl. Antiq. Archivi Förlag, Stockholm, Trykte hos Johan Georg Lange, 1777. 4:o, (4) + 320s och 9 Tabeller med medaljavbildningar på 10 kopparstuckna planscher (alla). Samtida nött helskinnband på fem bind, förgylld röd skinnryggtitel, slösande förgylld ryggornering, rödfärgade snitt; skinnskodda pärmhörn (senare renovering), ryggen med lätta veck, mindre defekt i övre kapitälet, maskhålsdefekt i nedre dito, lätt skinnkrackelering på pärmarna, titelbladet med bläcköverstrukna ägarnamnteckningar (bl a 1826), inlagan delvis med huvudsakligen mycket lätta lagerfläckar, i planscherna nästan uteslutande i marginalerna, två mycket små inre revor (s 183/184 och 227/228) utan textförlust. Den sällsynta TREDJE FLOCKEN redigerad av G J Adlerbeth (1781) saknas här.
Bookseller: Antikvariatet i Norrköping [SE]
2009-10-23 09:20:10
BERCH, CARL REINHOLD.
Sthlm, J. G. Lange, 1777-81. 4:o. (4),320 s. & 10 grav. plr + 218 s. & 10 grav. plr. Trevligt alrotsmarmorerat hfrbd från början av 1800-talet med guldornerad rygg, röd titeletikett och gula snitt. Ryggskinnet med ett litet skrapmärke i ett av fälten. Bakre pärmen med ett par tvärsgående fuktränder. Inlagan ställvis ngt lagerfläckig, i synnerhet de 40 första sidorna i första flocken. Tråkig fuktfläck i övre hörnet på s. 46-53, en mindre solkfläck i nedre marginalen på s. 180, en liten fuktfläck i yttermarginalen på s. 317-18 och en lagad reva i nedre marginalen på s. 319 i del I. Planscherna med några enstaka fläckar. Bra ex. från Östanå. Hesse Svensk numismatisk bibliografi 535-37. Setterwall Svensk historisk bibliografi 5041. Warmholtz Bibliotheca historica Sueo-Gothica 9301 för de två första flockarna. Tredje flocken utgavs av G. J. Adlerbeth. En planerad fjärde flock utkom aldrig, trots att 16 planscher redan graverats.
Bookseller: Mats Rehnström [SE]
2009-10-23 09:20:10
BERCH, Carl Reinhold.
Stockholm, Johan Georg Lange, 1777-81. 4:o. (4),+ 320 s.+ 10 grav. planscher; 218 s.+ 10 grav. planscher. Lagerfläckar och enstaka småfläckar, fläck i marginalen i tredje flocken s. 92-99 och ett litet brännhål s. 189-190. Något nött samtida hfrbd, guldornerad rygg med röd resp. grön titel- och deltiteletikett. J. S. Risbergs namnteckning på första titelbladet och J. Carlmarks på försättsbladet. Det sistnämnda med liten hål i nederkant. Warmholtz 9301 (1-2 flocken). Setterwall 5041. Tredje flocken utgavs postumt av Gudmund Jöran Adlerbeth, trots att Warmholtz misströstade om att få se den utgiven. Även en fjärde flock planerades och 16 planscher till den graverades, men den blev aldrig utgiven.
Bookseller: Centralantikvariatet [Stockholm, Sweden]
2009-10-14 21:13:19
JUDAICA ISRAELI Isaac ben Joseph
1777. First Edition . (JUDAICA) ISRAELI, Isaac ben Joseph. Yesod Olam [The Foundation of the World]. Berlin: Baruch Szyk of Shklov, 1777. Octavo, 20th-century half black cloth. $1600.First edition of this important astronomical text originally written in 1310.“Israeli (first half of the 14th century), was a Spanish astronomer who worked in Toledo. [He] is best known for his book Yesod Olam written in 1310, which was considered the most important contribution to Hebrew literature in this field. It dealt with the geometrical problems of the earth in the Ptolemaic system of the universe as revised by al-Bitsuji, the seasons, etc., and included astronomical tables. The high esteem in which this book was held over several centuries led to an edition in 1777 being published in Berlin” (Encyclopedia of Judaica). The two folding plates issued with this book are here provided in excellent facsimile; the plates are often missing from this book, as orthodox readers used to remove them for fear of being accused of reading forbidden literature. Baruch Szyk writes in his introduction: “I felt a great urge to raise the status of our people by translating books into Hebrew, in every study of science… Finally, I found what I have been looking for; in the archival collection of the Rabbi of Berlin, I found a manuscript of the book Yesod Olam… I am thankful for his permission to publish this book, in order to spread its light for all students who crave its wisdom.” Text lightly embrowned. A very good, clean copy.
Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books [US]
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2009-10-10 17:38:17
BARRON, William
(1777). [BARRON, William]. HISTORY OF THE COLONIZATION OF THE FREE STATES OF ANTIQUITY, APPLIED TO THE PRESENT CONTEST BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND HER AMERICAN COLONIES. WITH REFLECTIONS CONCERNING THE SETTLEMENT OF THESE COLONIES. London: Printed for T. Cadell in the Strand, 1777. i-[viii],151 pp. Quarto, side-sewn in (contemporary?) plain paper wrappers, with title supplied by hand on top wrapper. Half-title leaf is detached and edge- chipped. Top-edge of one leaf is cut away, but without loss of text, and the final leaf has a pinky-shaped peninsula of loss affecting just one word. A few text pages are browned but most are clean, though several have dog-eared corners. Wrappers, plus intital and closing leaves are soiled. The text justifies colonial taxation as an ancient practice. Offered as is. (Howes B179, Kress B.9, Sabin 3644a).
Bookseller: Boston Book Company, Inc. ABAA [Boston, MA, U.S.A.]
2009-09-18 14:33:33
No Author Given
No Publisher Given(1777). A Parliamentary Chronicle: or accounts of the proceedings and debates of the House of Commons, upon the opening of the present sessions. This spans from October 30, 1776 to February, 25 1777. No author. These proceedings open with an address by King George to parliament, regarding the American Revolution. It begins, "Nothing could have afforded me so much satisfaction as to have been able to inform you, at the opening of this session, that the troubles, which have so long distracted my colonies in North America, were at an end; and that my unhappy people, recovered from their delusion, had delivered themselves from the oppression of their leaders, and returned to their duty [...]".After this address various members of parliament respond, some with support for the war and others advocating granting America its independence. Some of these speeches go into detail in regard to troops, morale, conduct, propaganda in the US press, especially propaganda by General Gage. Also discussed within are Britainn's defenses against Spain and France, Jamaica, and many other interesting topics. The debates over the war with America are amazing historical references, serving to frame the Revolutionary War through the eyes of the British. This book has been re-bound in blue cloth with the title in gilt in a small strip of leather on the spine. VERY GOOD condition with light soiling, light fading and moderate scuffing, mostly noticeable to the top and bottom of the spine. Light bumping and edgewear. Pages clean and solid but browning. Still very readable. The last page … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Mare Booksellers, IOBA [Dover, NH, U.S.A.]
2009-09-07 10:50:42
STANHOPE, PHILIP DORMER
Published by J. Dodsley, Mrs. Eugenia Stanhope, 1777. Hardback. Good. Good condition with no wrapper. 8th Edition. Letters written by the late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield to his son Philip Stanhope. Four volumes in two. Three-quarter black morocco binding, marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Leather worn and chipped. Name in ink to first blank page, pencil shorthand to frontis and title page of vol 1 & 2. Faded writing to title page and ink smudge to first chapter of vol 3 & 4. Else content clean and tight for a book of its age. [S]
Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books [United Kingdom]
2009-08-25 10:57:54
D'Anville
Santini, Venice 1777 - Size : 480x615 (mm), 18.875x24.25 (Inches), Black & White
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books
2009-06-30 03:48:22
[IRONSIDE, Gilbert]
London, Printed for N. Conant (Successor to Mr. Whiston), , 1777. Comprising the Principles of Military Duty, in a Series of Orders issued by Commanders in the English Army. To which are added, some other Military Regulations, for the Sake of connecting the Former. Octavo (208 × 128 mm). Modern half calf on marbled boards, to style, red morocco label to the spine. Half-title present. P.297 is a folding table, errata leaf on thicker stock tipped-in before it. First and last few leaves marginally browned through paste-action from the previous binding, but overall a very good, clean copy. First Edition. Uncommon, ESTC traces only three copies in America. The attribution is drawn from the Asiatic Annual Register, vol. IV, 1802, pp. 43-44. Ironside, a colonel in the service of the HEIC, here compiles a comprehensive and timely digest covering all aspects of military duties: "I am aware that some of the Remarks may at first appear slight and inconsiderable; but be it remembered by those who comprehend not the 'valor in tenui' that Trifles are usually the first Things forgot in a Period of Inactivity and Repose; that the Elements of every Science, however trivial in Detail, become collectively of Importance; that it is an Assemblage of Units which compose a Million, and of Points that form the most valuable Theorems of Mathematical Demonstration. Time, indeed, can alone ascertain the actual Use or Inefficacy of this Work. It is at least concise, adapted to the plainest Capacity, and may serve as a Memorial of Duty to those who stand in Need of such a Monitory" (preface).
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2009-06-10 21:44:03
PERGOLESI, Michele Angelo (d. 1801)
Published By the Author, London 1777-1792. Broadsheet folio (550 x 394 mm.). 67 etched plates by and after Pergolesi, numbered 1-66 (two plates numbered 56), containing designs numbered irregularly 1-435, a number of the plates printed in sepia or bistre. Without title or text, as published. Central medallions of plates 20, 30, 40 and 55 signed by Francesco Bartolozzi after G. B. Cipriani; central medallion portrait of the duke of Northumberland on plate 56[b] signed by Ignatius Joseph Van den Berghe after Pierre Violet. (A few minor marginal repairs to the plates in Part 1.) Stab-stitched in the 13 original parts, in original salmon wrappers, upper covers each with the part number written in black crayon in a large contemporary hand (half of lower wrapper to part 1 restored, a few other small repairs to wrappers, sewing renewed), housed in a morocco-backed folding box. First edition of this splendid collection of neo-classical designs for every conceivable type of ornament: "ceilings, doors, wall panels, silverware, urns and vases, marquetry, etc. - interspersed with arabesques and grotesques" (Millard). A veritable encyclopedia of neo-classical ornament, the plates were the work of an otherwise little-known Italian artist, who was hired in Italy ca. 1760-1763 by the brothers James and Robert Adams as an assistant for their architectural projects. Although Pergolesi's only firmly documented work was at Syon House in Middlesex, where he was paid for painting the 62 pilasters in the Long Gallery, as part of Robert Adam's famous remodeling of the house for the First Duke of N … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries - Aradernyc [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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2009-05-19 12:54:39
FADEN, William (1750-1836)
[London]: Faden, 1777. Copper-engraved map with full original colour. 22 x 28 7/8 inches. The Parent Plan of Faden's extraordinary sequence of maps of the United States Faden's sequence of maps of the United States represents one of the most important cartographic depictions of the newly independent republic. The present map, made at the beginning of the Revolution, is the first of what would be fourteen total appellations (this and thirteen subsequent issues), and is one of the extremely rare first five appellations of this series which almost never appear on the market. The Faden sequence comprises a critical and fascinating series of historical documents regarding the political development of the United States, especially since each issue captures a distinct stage in America's process of transformative change. Faden was the mapmaker most closely involved in the cartographical representation of the events of the war, as his great battle plans attest, and this map provided a broad view of the contested land. It is one of the few of the large number of his publications that he engraved himself. Much of the geography derives from John Mitchell's great 1755 map, of which Faden was to published the 5th edition in 1778. A number of corrections and improvements have been made, all of Florida is depicted. But the greatest change in the political geography of the Colonies and what makes this map so extraordinarily interesting is the greatly enhanced Province of Quebec, which has spilled down to the Ohio River. This was the result of the Quebec Act of 1774, in which … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA) [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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2009-05-04 22:55:15
[Fougt, Henrik]:
Stockholm. 1777.. 32pp. plus folding map, 10 x 16 1/4 inches. 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. SABIN 5047. HOWES B398, "aa." OCLC 187040219, 187040219.
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana
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2009-04-22 15:07:45
OXHOLM, PETER LOTHARIUS von.
Kbhvn., 1777. 8vo. Smukt samt.helldrbd. m. oph.bind på ryg, rygforgyldn.,helt guldsnit. På svært skrivepapir. XXIV,(4),656,(1) pp., 4 foldetabeller samt 38 kobberst.foldetavler. Pragteksemplar af dette arbejde, som er det første danske af sin art. Bibl.Danica II:338
Bookseller: Herman H J Lynge & Søn A/S [DK]
2009-04-17 11:51:35
[Mairobert, Mathieu-François Pidansat de]
Londres [i.e. probably Amsterdam]: : John Adamson, , 1777-8. Londres [i.e. probably Amsterdam]: John Adamson, 1777-8 First edition of an interesting collection of letters dealing with life in pre-revolutionary France. Topics include the monarchy, the legislature, the French economy, the clergy, the theatre, music and opera, salons, current scandals, d'Alembert, Voltaire, Rousseau, Benjamin Franklin, etc. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spine with burgundy and black morocco labels, edges sprinkled blue. . Four volumes, twelvemo.`. Some light wear to edges. A little light browning. Overall a very good set. Mathieu Francois Pidansat de Mairobert (1727-1779) was born in Champagne and brought up in the house of Madame Doublet de Persan. He became a members of the literary society that held meetings there, and contributed to the society's manuscript journal, which was later used in the preparation of the Memoires secrets" (1770). He became 'censeur royal' and was elected an associate member of the Academy of Caen. His reputation suffered by his involvement in the noted trial of Marquis de Brunoy, and he fell into a melancholy and shot himself. He was the author of Frangaises dans l'Amerique (1755)" " Reponse aux ecrits des Anglais sur les limites de l'Amerique Anglaise (1755); Memoire sur l'etat de la Compagnie des Indes Occidentales (1756), Anedoetes sur Madame la Comtesse de Barry (1776), and other works. His writings about his own country are of the most interest, as he utilized documents that were destroyed in the French Revolution. The present work was continued after hi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2009-03-17 08:17:48
LINNAEUS, C.
Nürnberg, G.N. Raspe, 1777-1779. 8vo (195 x 120mm). 4 volumes. pp. (4), 652, with 5 engraved folded plates; pp. (16), 496, (8), with 9 folded plates; pp. (16), 486 with 13 folded plates; pp. lxiv, 528, (10), with 30 folded plates. Contemporary half calf, gilt ornamented spines with red and black gilt lettered label (slightly rubbed). "Linnaeus achieved worldwide influence mainly through his pioneer work in systemizing botany but he also applied his passion for the arrangement to the animal and mineral kingdoms. In these mineral studies he describes many fossils and expounds his views on the age of the world, being careful not to upset the ecclesiastical orthodoxy of his time" (Hoover Collection 542). A good copy of this rare mineralogical work with beautifully engraved plates.Soulsby 100. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
2009-03-16 20:15:26
SCHEELE, Carl Wilhelm
Upsala & Leipzig Magn. Swederus. zu finden bey S.L. Crusius 1777. 8vo, 3 ff., 16, 155, (1) pp. Engraved vignette on title & one folding engraved plate, both depicting chemical apparatus. Bound with:BERGMANN, Torbern. Anleitung zu Vorlesungen über die Beschaffenheit und den Nutzen der Chemie, und die allgemeinsten Verschiedenheiten natürlicher Körper. Aus d. Schwedischen übersetzt. Stockholm and Leipzig, Swederus. 1779. 8vo, 95, (3 blank) pp. Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek and Berlin records call for xxxi preliminary pages as well as 95 numbered pages. Utrecht, Union Catalog Hesse, Bayrische Staatsbibliothek Munich records match our collation. First edition of this extremely scarce and important book which contains the announcement of Scheele’s discovery of oxygen, made independently of, and two years prior to, Priestley. Scheele’s monumental discovery was made by 1773; he had begun his experiments on oxygen in 1770. The publication of this book was delayed due to the fact that Tobern Bergman was two years late in delivering his promised preface. The work is fittingly bound with Bergman’s own lectures on the nature and application of chemistry, a rare work that is not included in his collected works Opuscula Physica et Chemica."The independent discovery of oxygen is here described and the composition of air by two gases is illustrated. One of these is necessary for combustion and respiration and it is absorbed by a number of solid substances and can be artificially produced; the second gas (nitrogen) prevents combustion. Scheele’s ‘fire-air’ (oxygen) cou … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Martayan Lan [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-16 02:13:55
Vattel, M. de
Neuchatel: De l'Imprimerie de la Société Typographique, 1777. Nouvelle édition. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary calf. Nouvelle édition. 1 vols. 4to. One of the most important books on International Law. Jefferson particularily found it important.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [US]
2009-03-15 08:16:46
MARBAULT]
Amsterdam 1777. First edition of one of the first French works on commerce in Russia, including a noteworthy early map of Alaska. "Extremely detailed and worth studying" (Lada-Mocarski). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Martayan Lan [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-15 07:13:43
Die V Martij, Venezia, 1777. Manoscritto in 8? (222x157); 76 carte in pergamena non numerate, manoscritte ad inchiostro bruno con i nomi del Piovene e del Doge Aloisio Mocenigo, che commissiona la carica al nobiluomo, rialzati in oro.Splendida antiporta allegorica policroma miniata su pergamena, raffigurante il Doge con il leone di San Marco in basso, mentre in cielo San Giuseppe presenta il bastone fiorito a Maria con Ges? Bambino in braccio.Importante e raro documento di storia veronese in cui sono riportati doveri del Capitanio e le regole comportamentali nel governo della citt? Le Commissioni dogali per la citt? di Verona sono molto difficilmente riscontrabili sul mercato.Buona legatura in piena pelle marmorizzata, filetti in oro, dorso a cinque scomparti. Perfetto stato di conservazione eccetto piccoli difetto al piatto posteriore. Nr.cat: PB180008
Bookseller: libreria antiquaria perini Sas di Perini [Verona, VR, Italy]
2009-03-15 04:12:56
MARMONTEL, (Jean-Francois)
Paris: Chez Lacombe, 1777. First. hardcover. very good(+). 10 fine copper plates. 2 volumes, small 8vo, full contemporary red morocco, elaborate gilt decorations along spine and covers, inner dentelles, a.e.g. Frontispiece on volume 1 and front cover of volume II dampstained. Light scattered foxing. Paris: Chez Lacombe, 1777. First Edition. Very Good (+). Sabin 44652.
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2009-03-13 07:13:21
Presso Pazzini Carli,, Siena, 1777. Cm. 18, pp. (6) xlviii, 345 (3). Frontespizio figurato e 9 splendide tavole incise in rame fuori testo (tra cui l'antiporta che succede al frontespizio). Leg. del tempo in cart. ricoperto di carta colorata. Qualche segno d'usura alla legatura e un lieve alone chiaro al margine delle prime carte, peraltro esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale con dedica degli stampatori a doppia pagina a Maria Luisa d'Austria. Particolarmente belle e decorative le tavole fuori testo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense [riva del garda, Italy]
2009-03-13 07:13:21
OFFICIUM
SIENA: PAZZINI-CARLI(1777). [FIGURATO-SIENA-LEGATURA] (cm. 19) bella piena pelle marmorizzata originale, filetti, fregi e tass. in oro al dorso. Bordura ai piatti con 4 fiori agli angoli sempre in oro. Tagli rossi, segnalibro in seta.-- pp. XLVIII, 345. antiporta figurata, frontis inciso + 8 bellissime tavv. f.t. in rame. (Segue): MATTEI SAVERIO. UFFIZIO DEI DEFONTI SECONDO LA VOLGATA.DISSERT. SUL PURGATORIO. Siena, Pazzini-Carli 1781.-- pp. LXVIII, 243. Frontis in rame con raffigurazione della morte + 2 tavv. f.t., una firmata Agostino Costa che fu l' autore delle tavv. anatomiche del Mascagni. Il Mattei (1742-95) fu anche avvocato ed orientalista. Sul presente lavoro tenta di datare il libro di Giobbe dall' astronomia e dai fatti storici. Per biogr. dell' autore vedi: DE TIPALDO E. W, 352. Opera rarissima a trovarsi completa delle 2 parti. Esemplare assai bello e marginoso. Nella sua legat. originale in ottima conservazione. OLSCHKI CAT. TEOLOGY n° 698; CHOIX 3145 e SPADUCCI. Tutti citano, per questa seconda parte 1 sola tavola.[f41]. Libro. Book Condition: ottimo. Binding: Rilegato
Bookseller: Libri antichi e rari Francesco e Claudia [Italy]
2009-03-11 08:15:41
HUME (David)
London: Printed for T. Cadell...and A. Donaldson, and W. Creech, at Edinburgh, 1777. 2 volumes. 8vo, pp. [iv], 571 [572 blank]; [viii], 527 [528 adverts], contemporary calf, spines gilt in compartments, red and olive morocco labels; upper joints of volume 2 cracked, some large chips to spine of volume 2, which is noticeably darker than the spine of volume 12, tops and base of spines chipped, but a good set, with the armorial bookplate of the Earl of Kinnoul on the front paste-down end-paper of each volume. The bookplate of the Earl of Kinnoull marks this copy out as of special interest. David Hume knew the son of the 8th Earl of Kinnoull personally. See, for example, the letter to Adam Ferguson of February 1767 in which Hume mentions recently making a strong recommendation to "the Archbishop of Yorke". At this time, the Archbishop of York was Robert Hay Drummond (1711-1776), second son of the deceased 8th Earl of Kinnoull, and brother of the then present 9th Earl of Kinnoull (see The Letters of David Hume, ed. by J. Y. T. Greig, [Oxford University Press, 1932], Vol. 2, p. 120-121, though Greig uses the less common spelling "Kinnoul", and mistakenly states Robert to be son of the 7th Earl). The Earls of Kinnoull in the eighteenth century were among the most visible and well-connected peers of the realm, no doubt partly due to the 8th Earl of Kinnoull having married the youngest daughter of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford, one of the most powerful politicians of the first half of the century. Alexander Pope knew the 8th Earl, and took him as his model for the charac … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: John Price Antiquarian Books, ABA, ILAB [LONDON, United Kingdom]
2009-03-11 03:19:36
SPALLANZANI (Abbé L.)
2 vol. de I. (4), CXXIV, Genève, Barthelemi Chirol, 1777, in-8, 2 vol. de I. (4), CXXIV, 255, (5)pp, 2pl. - II. (4), 405, (3)pp, 4pl, basane fauve marbrée, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges (Rel. de l'ép.), 6 planches gravées par Dom. Cagnoni. PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE traduite par Jean Senebier. L'abbé Spallanzani (1729-99) s'opposa à Needham en refusant la théorie de la génération spontanée. Ses recherches firent de lui un précurseur de Louis Pasteur et le fondateur de la biologie expérimentale. Dans cet ouvrage, l'auteur expose les expériences et les observations de Needham sur les animalcules, avant de proposer son analyse. Dans la 2° partie, il s'attache aux vers spermatiques et discute les opinions de Buffon à ce sujet. Ex-libris manuscrit docteur J. Bouquet. Coiffes et coins restaurés, qqs éraflures. Bon exemplaire [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [paris, France]
2009-03-09 23:19:52
París, 1777. 2 vols. 8º. 1h, port, 358p, 2 láms. grabs. = 1h, port, 417p, 1h, 3 láms. grab. Plena piel algo det, dorados y tejuelo en lomo, rueda dorada en planos y cantos, cortes pintados. - Primera edición.
Bookseller: Escalinata, librería [Madrid, Spain]
2009-03-09 22:15:28
SANCTORUM PATRUM:
Wirceburgi (Würzburg), Ex Officina Libraria Staheliana. 1777 - 1791. 17 volumes (of 21?) Stiff wrappers. Marbled covers. First 6 volumes text in Latin and Greek, rest in Latin. - (worn, browned, foxed, soiled, signs of use) Although acceptable, see image. ¶ Present volumes are: Volume 1,2 and 3. Tomus I, II et III. S.P.N. Justini. Philosophi et Martyris. Opera quae extant omnia. viii,260 pp.; iv,364 pp.; iv,440 pp. Volume 4,5 and 6. Tomus I, II and III. Clementis Alexandrini Opera quea extant. iv,648 pp.; vi,670 pp.; iv,720,iv pp. Volume I. Tomus I. Q. Septimii Florentis Tertulliani Opera Omnia. xxiv,628 pp. Volume 3 and 4. Tomus I and II. S. Caecilii Cyprinani episcopi Carthag. et Martyris Opera Omnia... M.Minucii Felicis Octavius. xxxii,(xxiv),502 pp.; iv,604 pp. Volume 5. Arnobii Afri adversus gentes Libri VII. et Julii Firmici Materni V.C. de errore profanarum religionum ad... Libellus. xxiv,344 pp. Volume 8, 9, 10 and 11. Tomus I, II, III and IV. S. Hilarii pictavorum episcopi Opera Omnia... Franciscus Oberthür. (26),clii,504 pp.; civ,620 pp.; xcii,494 pp.; liv,348 pp. Volume 12 and 13. Tomus I and II. S. Optati Afri milevitani episcopi de schismate Donatistarum. Libri VII... Monumenta...F. Oberthür. lxiv,616 pp.; clxxxviii,220 pp. Volumes 2,6 and 7 of the second series are missing. - Added. L.C. Firmiani. Lacantii Opera Omnia; ... Arnobii Afri...Minutii Felicis...Parisiis, Gauthier. 1836. iv,516 pp.
Bookseller: Second Hand and Antiquarian Books Emile Kerssemakers [Netherlands]
2009-03-08 20:11:37
Thomas Jefferys; La Rouge
c. 1777, London. This is the lower left sheet of the four sheet map. The map depicts all of Long Island, the Hudson River through the Colony of Connecticut, and to the western part of Rhode Island. It extends to include the southwestern part of Massachusetts.This map provides an excellent reference to early place names, it identifies numerous land grants, towns, roads, trails, portages, forts, farms and topography."The second edition of Le Rouge's copy of Jeffery's map of New England. Place names in English, legends in French" (McCorkle), Size : 530x500 (mm), 20.875x19.625 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline, 0
Bookseller: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2009-03-06 03:10:34
Whately, Thomas]
London: T. Payne and Son, 1777. Fourth edition (257 pp.). Tall octavo, contemporary decorative calf with remnants of gilt decoration; marbled epps (remnant of bookplates); hinges starting but holding, corners worn. As illustrations, Whately has chosen various garden features from Wotton, Blenheim, Tinturn Abbey, Painshill, Stowe, and Moore Park among others. These examples are produced in support of a largely analytic description of the elements of a garden (Trees are separated into different types by their different shapes, shades of green, and growths). ‘Gardens' here are more properly pleasure gardens and the design principles bear on landscapes. An early, influential treatment of landscape design by Thomas Jeffereson's favourite gardener. A clean, attractive copy.
Bookseller: Trillium Antiquarian Books [Peterborough, ON, Canada]
2009-03-04 17:12:33
Palissy, Bernard
Paris : Chez Ruault, Libraire, rue de la Harpe, 1777. ~ Orné d'en-têtes et culs-de-lampe sur bois. Notre exemplaire manque le portrait de Benjamin Franklin et l'épitre dédicatoire au même, supprimés par l'éditeur avant publication pour la quasi-totalité des exemplaires (Brunet IV, 320) ~ La vrai première édition collective des oeuvres de Palissy, par Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond (1741-1819), géologue et vulcanologue. Robert Fouët avait déjà réimprimé en 1636, la « Recepte véritable » et les « Discours admirables » mais avec un titre différent et beaucoup de changements injustifiés. Mais si Fouët en avait péché par défaut, Faujas le fit par excès, son édition n'étant pas non plus entièrement fiable car elle contient des travaux inexactement attribués. - CONTENU: De l'art de terre, de son utilité, des émaux et du feu ; Des terres d'argile ; Des pierres ; De la marne ; Observations sur la marne ; Essai sur la terre sigillée, ou terre sacrée de Lemnos ; Des sels divers et du sel commun ; Des eaux & fontaines ; Du mascaret qui s'engendre au fleuve de Dourdongne en la Guienne ; Traité des métaux & alchimie ; De l'or potable ; Du mitridat ou thériaque ; Des glaces ; Déclaration des abus et ignorances des médecins [ce texte est attribué au pharmacien Pierre Brailler] ; Recepte véritable par laquelle tous les hommes de la France pourront apprendre à multiplier et augmenter leurs thresors, &c. Livre Premier. De l'Agriculture ; Livre Second. De l'Histoire Naturelle ; Livre Troisième. Jardin délectable ; Livre Quatrièsme. De la ville de forteresse ; Notes ; Explication des mots les … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lirolay [Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.]
2009-03-03 19:14:46
Lamy, Bernard, CO.
Venedig, Lorenzo Basilio, 1777. XXXII, 755, (1) SS. Mit 12 gest. Karten, Plänen und Tafeln. Pappband der Zeit. 8vo. Sechste venezianische Ausgabe. - Der französische Philosoph Bernard Lamy (1640?-1715) brachte seine Einführung in die Bibelkunde erstmals 1687 in Grenoble heraus. Die Kupfer zeigen das Heilige Land, Jerusalem, den Tempel, die Kleidung des Hohepriesters, die griechische und hebräische Schrift etc. - Einband berieben; der Rücken lädiert und mit größeren Einrissen. Vgl. Brunet VI, 525. Hoefer 29, 297. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
2009-03-02 22:49:31
Kupferstich von Christian Ludolph Reinhold um 1777. 23.5x33.5 cm. - Israel / Borchers 129 - Flaskamp, Reinhold 1 b - Biogr. Hb. Os. S. 238f. - Exemplar der Zweitausgabe mit 2 großen Staffagebäumen im Vordergrund. Unter der Darstellung vierzeilige Widmung an den zu der Zeit 14jährigen englischen Prinzen Friedrich von York, der erwählter Fürstbischof von Osnabrück war, in der Mitte unten das englische Königswappen mit dem Osnabrücker Wappen, dem sechsspeichigen Rad, als Herzschild. Links und oben schmaler Papierrand, kl. Loch unauffällig restauriert.Christian Ludolph Reinhold (1739 Wunstorf - 1791 Versmold) Mathematiker, Zeichner, Vermesser und Schriftsteller. Er "gehört in die vorderste Reihe der Osnabrücker Aufklärer". Seit 1763 in Osnabrück als Privatlehrer für Mathematik und Kunst tätig, von 1765 bis 1790 unterrichtete er am Ratsgymnasium Mathematik und Physik.
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2009-03-02 22:49:31
Kupferstich von Christian Ludolph Reinhold 1777. 23x33.5 cm. - Israel / Borchers 200 - Flaskamp, Reinhold 5 b - Biogr. Hb. Os. S. 238f. - Dekorative und frühe Ansicht, Exemplar der Zweitausgabe mit 3 großen Staffagebäumen im Vordergrund. Unter der Darstellung vierzeilige Widmung an den zu der Zeit 14jährigen englischen Prinzen Friedrich von York, der erwählter Fürstbischof von Osnabrück war, in der Mitte unten das englische Königswappen mit dem Osnabrücker Wappen, dem sechsspeichigen Rad, als Herzschild. Kurzer Einriss in der Widmung restauriert.Christian Ludolph Reinhold (1739 Wunstorf - 1791 Versmold) Mathematiker, Zeichner, Vermesser und Schriftsteller. Er "gehört in die vorderste Reihe der Osnabrücker Aufklärer". Seit 1763 in Osnabrück als Privatlehrer für Mathematik und Kunst tätig, von 1765 bis 1790 unterrichtete er am Ratsgymnasium Mathematik und Physik.
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