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        Tardes americanas: Gobierno Gentil y Catolico: breve y particular noticia de toda la historia indiana

      Mexico: D Felipe de Zuniga y Ontiveros. 1778. First. First edition: "En la nueva Imprenta matritense." Quarto: [72], 540 pp., engraved arms, woodcut calendar, and one etched plate (N. 1: Tultecas; Chichimecas). Lacking two additional etched plates, else complete. Near contemporary full morocco, gilt tooling, marbled endpapers. Small ink notation at the foot of the title. Binding is worn, front board and first gathering neatly detached, else a good sound copy. This history of the "Gran Nacion Tulteca," in the form of a dialogue between a Spaniard and an Indian, is an important contemporary resource. Scarce in the trade. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Devil upon Two Sticks. Translated from the Diable Boiteaux of M. Le Sage, to which are prefixed, Asmodeus's Crutches, a Critical Letter upon the Work; and Dialogues between two Chimneys of Madrid. Ornamented with Cuts.

      London: Printed by John Rivington, jun. For W. Strahan, T. Lowndes, T. Becket, and E. Johnston. MDCCLXXVIII [1778]. - Size of the binding: 4 1/8 inches x 6 7/8 in., frontispiece engraiving: "Devil upon Two Sticks"; printed title-page; contents; Asmodeus's Crutches; Dialogues of Two Chimneys. xxiii, pp. [1]-291 + [18]pp. index. Illustrated with a total of 13 (unsigned) engravings (many are of detailed interior or exterior architectural scenes, with costumed figures, etc.); location of the engravings: [1] Frontispiece: The Devil upon Two Sticks; [2] p. 12; [3] p. 59; [4] p. 74; [5] p. 108; [6] p. 141; [7] p. 143; [8] p. 155; [9] p. 193; [10] p. 234; [11] p. 235; [12] p. 255; [13] p. 288. Later polished calf spine, sides and corner-pieces, with red morocco title label on the spine, raised bands, floral designs in compartments, and marbled paper over boards, matching marbled endpapers, all edges stained yellow. The spine ends, cover corners & edges show chipping and wear, both covers are fully detached, but present, cracking to the marbled endpapers, various degrees of brown spotting (foxing) to the title-page, to page and plate margins or surfaces, with some damp to a few fore-edge margins of the plates, age-related tanning present. With the bookplate of Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, William G. Mather (1857-1951), on the front marbled paste-down endpaper. Scarce item with the engravings. The binding requires restoration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Euripidis Tragoediae Fragmenta Epistolae: ex editione Iosuae Barnesii, nunc recusa et aucta, 3 volume set

      Good HCs, no DJs. Text in Greek and Latin. Uniformly bound in half leather over nonpareil marbled paper; untrimmed fore and tail edges; gilt stamped titles and fleurons on spines with 5 raised pseudo bands; all vols gilt stamped 'Beckius' on spines; frontispiece engraved portrait of Euripedes in vol 1; vols 1 + 2 dated 1778. vol 3 dated 1788 (presume 1st edition of Beck's work). Clean covers and spines; all fore corners rubbed to boards; scuffing/scraping wear on cover papers; gilt on all volumes chipped off of 'Euripidis Tragoediae' but intact on remaining titles and designs; all volumes tightly bound but vols 1 + 2 are split at front end papers (wide bands intact); each volume has booksellers ticket on front pastedown at top fore corner 'W.H. & O.H. | Booksellers, | 440 Penn Ave. | Washington, D.C.' (bookseller Ca. 1880); interiors very bright and clean - many leaves unopened at head edge. 4to, 2409 pp. Paged 54 (Vida), 701 (vol 1), 564 (vol 2), 1090 (vol 3). Cf, OCLC #s 29173523 (vols 1 + 2), 257846693 (vol 3), 461559679 (this edition of 3 vols).

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        Pensées sur la Tactique, et la Stratégique ou vrais Principes de la Science Militaire.

      de l'Imprimerie Royale,, Turin, 1778 - In-4° (280x215mm), pp. (18), 55 di "Considérations sur la Guerre de 1769 entre les Russes et les Turcs", 359 di testo dei "Pensées sur la Tactique, et la Stratégique", (1) di errata corrige. Bella legatura m. pelle marrone marmorizzata con titolo in oro su tassello rosso al dorso, adorno di decori floreali e vegetali in oro. Piatti in cartone marmorizzato policromo. Al recto della prima carta bianca, antico timbro di possesso di famiglia nobile e antica firma. Al frontespizio, monogramma coronato del Re di Sardegna, cui l'opera è dedicata, affiancato da un'aquila, da panoplie e da stendardi entro bordura ornata. 30 grandi tavole calcografiche ripiegate f.t. in fine con raffigurazioni di ordini di battaglia, disposizioni delle truppe, soldati di vari corpi militari, battaglioni, movimenti di truppe, di una pianta della battaglia del 20-21 novembre 1759 combattuta a Maxen, in Sassonia, della battaglia di Praga del 6 maggio 1757 in cui i prussiani di Federico II sbaragliarono gli austriaci, della battaglia di Kollin del 18 giugno 1757, di quella di Leuthen del 5 dicembre dello stesso anno, di quella di Süptitz e di Torgau del 3 novembre 1760,di quella di Breslau del 22 novembre 1757,di quella di Hochkirch del 14 ottobre 1758,di quella di Lignitz del 15 agosto 1760; le ultime due tavv. sono di cartografia del Canavese ("Carte d'une partie du Piémont") e del corso del fiume Dnestr "deouis Kornuauka jusq'à Ladowa" de Bog dalla sua fonte sino a Landijczin, per servire d'aiuto alla localizzazione delle battaglie tra russi e ottomani nel 1769. Fioriture e bruniture diffuse quanto leggere; esemplare marginoso e ben conservato. Seconda edizione (la prima era apparsa nel 1768, con sole 12 tavole) di quest'ampia trattazione militare del Marchese de Silva (1727-1796), ufficiale dello Stato Maggiore del Re di Sardegna e scrittore militare piemontese che, come ricorda lo Sticca, si meritò il soprannome di "Maizeroy del Piemonte". Capitoli su strategia militare, disposizione delle armate a seconda dei singoli corpi, modalità di marcia, educazione militare nazionale, passaggio dei fiumi da parte degli eserciti, etc. Sticca, p. 169. Manno, I, 3897. In SBN è censita solo la prima edizione del 1768, che aveva solo 12 tavole. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MINERALOGIA CORNUBIENSIS; A TREATISE ON MINERALS, MINES, AND MINING: CONTAINING THE THEORY AND NATURAL HISTORY OF STRATA, FISSURES, AND LODES, WITH THE METHODS OF DISCOVERING AND WORKING OF TIN, COPPER, AND LEAD MINES, AND OF CLEANSING AND

      London: James Phillips. Fair with no dust jacket. 1778. Hardcover. Metallurgy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Woodcuts; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 1 vol. Mineralogia Cornubiensis; a treatise on minerals, mines, and mining: containing the theory and natural history of strata, fissures, and lodes, with the methods of discovering and working of tin, copper, and lead mines, and of cleansing and metalizing their products; shewing each particular process for dressing, assaying, and smelting of ores. To which is added, an explanation of the Cornu-technical terms and idioms of tinners. Volume includes the topography of most parishes, mines, gentlemens seats, and houses in Cornwall, according to their British derivations and terminations. Folio, contemp. Calf leather; worn, rubbed & defective, covers detached. With frontis. Portrait, 6 books, 2 appendixes, 7 plates, 2 folding. Tables. Internally dampstained, some dried mildew spotting. Complete but rough copy needs rebinding. Graphic of tp and book available. ; 0 .

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        Della coltivazione de' monti. Canti IV

      s.n.,, Verona, 1778 - Cm. 23,5, pp. 216. Frontespizio inciso con vignetta centrale, ritratto dell'Arciduca d'Austria fuori testo e molte finissime vignette incise in rame all'inizio e fine di ciascun canto. Solida e perfetta legatura del tempo in piena pergamena rigida con titoli su tassello al dorso. Esemplare particolarmente fresco e marginoso, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Tagli marmorizzati. Edizione originale. Cfr. Gamba, 2606; Lastri, 77. Re, Saggio Bibl. Georgica (104): "Alle bellezze poetiche unisce i precetti giustissimi ed alcune prescrizioni de' moderni georgici sono in questi canti espressi a meraviglia"; Perfino il severo Morazzoni (173) così si esprime: ". grazioso volume.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Novae Species Quadrupedum e glirium ordine cum illustrationibus variis complurium ex hoc ordine animalium.

      - Erlangen, Walther, 1778. 4to (245 x 200mm). pp. (2), viii, 388 with 39 (3 folding anatomical) engraved plates. Recent half calf, gilt lettered spine. Rare monograph on the rodents by this famous scientist explorer of Russia and Siberia. "Pallas' achievements in zoology and botany were especially important. He was one of the first to use anatomical characteristics in classifying animals. His research in comparative anatomy provided the foundations for animal taxonomy" (DSB). The attractive plates were engraved by J. Nussbiegel. The work describes the rodents of Russia and Siberia.Wood 551; Nissen ZBI, 3074 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TRAITE D'AMITIE ET DE COMMERCE, CONLU ENTRE LE ROI ET LES ETATS-UNIS DE L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, LE 6 FEVRIER, 1778

      Paris: de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1778.. 23pp. Quarto. Gathered signatures. Outer leaf separated along lower half of spine. Old ink note on titlepage. Light foxing, slight soiling in margins of outer leaves. Overall, very good. In a half morocco and marbled folder within a red morocco and marbled paper slipcase. The official French printing of the first French-American treaty, the first treaty between the United States and any other country, and a decisive moment in the American Revolution. Having struggled to find allies in their fight against England, the fledgling United States achieved recognition from France when news of Burgoyne's defeat reached Paris. In February 1778 the American commissioners, Benjamin Franklin, Arthur Lee, and Silas Deane, negotiated both the treaty of amity and commerce, published herein, and a treaty of military alliance. Because France wished to consult with its ally, Spain, the alliance treaty was not immediately published in France, and probably first appeared in print in Philadelphia; the amity and commerce treaty was published immediately, however, first appearing in this Paris edition. France and the United States grant each other most- favored-nation trade status and agree to protect each others' commercial vessels. Both parties also agree to abstain from fishing in each others' waters, with the United States especially agreeing to refrain from fishing on the banks of Newfoundland. Howes records two Paris editions of 1778: this official twenty-three-page printing, and another of eight pages, both of which appear in the NUC, and OCLC records regional printings in Aix and possibly Grenoble. The NUC locates seven copies of this official royal printing. In twenty-five years, this is only the second copy of this Paris printing that we have handled. A rare edition of a treaty of the greatest importance to the United States, marking its first recognition by another power and the beginning of a relationship crucial to the winning of American independence. BRUNET I:12. MALLOY, p.468. SABIN 96565. HOWES T328. ECHEVERRIA & WILKIE 778/36. STREETER SALE 791.

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        TRAITE D'AMITIE ET DE COMMERCE, CONLU ENTRE LE ROI ET LES ETATS-UNIS DE L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, LE 6 FEVRIER, 1778.

      Paris: de l'Imprimerie Royale, . 1778 - 23pp. Quarto. Gathered signatures. Outer leaf separated along lower half of spine. Old ink note on titlepage. Light foxing, slight soiling in margins of outer leaves. Overall, very good. In a half morocco and marbled folder within a red morocco and marbled paper slipcase. The official French printing of the first French-American treaty, the first treaty between the United States and any other country, and a decisive moment in the American Revolution. Having struggled to find allies in their fight against England, the fledgling United States achieved recognition from France when news of Burgoyne's defeat reached Paris. In February 1778 the American commissioners, Benjamin Franklin, Arthur Lee, and Silas Deane, negotiated both the treaty of amity and commerce, published herein, and a treaty of military alliance. Because France wished to consult with its ally, Spain, the alliance treaty was not immediately published in France, and probably first appeared in print in Philadelphia; the amity and commerce treaty was published immediately, however, first appearing in this Paris edition. France and the United States grant each other most- favored-nation trade status and agree to protect each others' commercial vessels. Both parties also agree to abstain from fishing in each others' waters, with the United States especially agreeing to refrain from fishing on the banks of Newfoundland. Howes records two Paris editions of 1778: this official twenty-three-page printing, and another of eight pages, both of which appear in the NUC, and OCLC records regional printings in Aix and possibly Grenoble. The NUC locates seven copies of this official royal printing. In twenty-five years, this is only the second copy of this Paris printing that we have handled. A rare edition of a treaty of the greatest importance to the United States, marking its first recognition by another power and the beginning of a relationship crucial to the winning of American independence. BRUNET I:12. MALLOY, p.468. SABIN 96565. HOWES T328. ECHEVERRIA & WILKIE 778/36. STREETER SALE 791.

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        TRAITE D'AMITIE ET DE COMMERCE, CONCLU ENTRE LE ROI ET LES ETATS-UNIS DE L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, LE 6 FEVRIER 1778 [caption title]

      Lyon: L'Imprimerie du Roi, 1778.. 12pp. Quarto. Modern marbled boards, leather label. Near fine. A rare printing of the first French-American treaty, and the first treaty between the United States and any other country. Having struggled to find allies in their fight against England, the fledgling United States achieved recognition from France when news of Burgoyne's defeat reached Paris. In February 1778 the American commissioners, Benjamin Franklin, Arthur Lee and Silas Deane, negotiated both the treaty of amity and commerce, published herein, and a treaty of military alliance. Because France wished to consult with its ally, Spain, the alliance treaty was not immediately published in France, and probably first appeared in print in Philadelphia; the amity and commerce treaty was published immediately, however, first appearing in Paris. France and the United States grant each other most- favored nation trade status and agree to protect each others commercial vessels. Both parties also agree to abstain from fishing in each others waters, with the United States especially agreeing to refrain from fishing on the banks of Newfoundland. Howes records two Paris editions: one of 23 and another of 8 pages, both of which appear in the NUC; and OCLC records regional printings in Aix and possibly Grenoble, known in a total of three copies. However, this Lyon printing is noted by Echeverria & Wilkie, who locate only a single copy, in a private collection. A very rare edition of a treaty of the greatest importance to the United States, marking its first recognition by another power and the beginning of a relationship crucial to the winning of American independence. ECHEVERRIA & WILKIE 778/35A. HOWES T328 (ref). SABIN 96565. (ref). MALLOY, p.468.

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        Carte de la Nouvelle Zeelande

      Paris:, 1778. Size: 235 x 340 mm. Copper engraving. Later colour. The map itself is in fine condition, but there are a couple of spots on the ample margins, not affecting the map. The edges are attractively uncut. An early map of New Zealand showing the coast in some detail with numerous depth soundings to North Island and the route taken by Captain Cook. The charting of the coast is complete apart from a small sections, mainly in South Island. Four inset maps of Riviere de la Tamise, Baye de Tolaga, Baye des Isles and Detroit de Cook; compass rose. Published in Bonne & Desmarest, Atlas Encyclopaedique.

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        LE TRIOMPHE DU BEAU SEXE, OU EPITRE DE M. LE MQUIS DE LA FAYETTE A SON EPOUSE. DU CAMP DU GENERAL WAGINSTON [sic], EN QUARTIER D'HIVER A LANCASTER, LE 22 JANVIER 1778

      Boston [i.e. Paris]: De l'Imprimerie du Congres, 1778.. 37,[9]pp. 19th-century half calf and green paper boards, corners tipped in vellum, spine richly gilt. Very clean internally. Near fine. A rare and interesting poem, carrying a false Boston imprint, and supposedly penned by the Marquis de Lafayette while wintering with George Washington and the Continental Army in January 1778. The poem, a sort of farewell from Lafayette to his wife, contains allegorical references to the struggle of the colonies for liberty, while the notes mention this struggle specifically. Although the imprint is "Boston," the piece was almost certainly printed in Paris, and the types and ornaments used seem distinctively French. Other evidence leading us to believe that it was not printed in America: George Washington's name is badly misspelled on the titlepage; he was quartered at Valley Forge, not at Lancaster, in January 1778; and the title says it was printed in Boston, "by the press of the Continental Congress," though the Congress was actually sitting at York, Pennsylvania (not far from Lancaster) at the time. "In a pamphlet published in Paris, 1790, by Jean-Baptiste Poupart de Beaubourg, entitled 'Mes onze ducats d'Amsterdam,' etc., etc., the author states that he is also the author of Lafayette's touching adieux to his wife..." (Letter from Louis Gottschalk to Lawrence C. Wroth, in the John Carter Brown Library's bibliographical file, as quoted on OCLC) The catalogue of the Roderick Terry sale in 1934 calls this "an excessively rare pamphlet." We are able to locate only six copies, at the New-York Historical Society, Yale, Cornell, Lafayette College, the John Carter Brown Library (which has the Terry copy, as well as an issue with forty-three pages), and the Library of Congress (located there by Echeverria & Wilkie). Rare and quite interesting. JACKSON, LAFAYETTE BIBLIOGRAPHY, p.201. SABIN 96990. ECHEVERRIA & WILKIE, 778/65. TERRY SALE (PART 2) 176. OCLC 34161985, 36140004.

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        LE TRIOMPHE DU BEAU SEXE, OU EPITRE DE M. LE MQUIS DE LA FAYETTE A SON EPOUSE. DU CAMP DU GENERAL WAGINSTON [sic], EN QUARTIER D'HIVER A LANCASTER, LE 22 JANVIER 1778.

      Boston [i.e. Paris]: De l'Imprimerie du Congres, . 1778 - 37,[9]pp. 19th-century half calf and green paper boards, corners tipped in vellum, spine richly gilt. Very clean internally. Near fine. A rare and interesting poem, carrying a false Boston imprint, and supposedly penned by the Marquis de Lafayette while wintering with George Washington and the Continental Army in January 1778. The poem, a sort of farewell from Lafayette to his wife, contains allegorical references to the struggle of the colonies for liberty, while the notes mention this struggle specifically. Although the imprint is "Boston," the piece was almost certainly printed in Paris, and the types and ornaments used seem distinctively French. Other evidence leading us to believe that it was not printed in America: George Washington's name is badly misspelled on the titlepage; he was quartered at Valley Forge, not at Lancaster, in January 1778; and the title says it was printed in Boston, "by the press of the Continental Congress," though the Congress was actually sitting at York, Pennsylvania (not far from Lancaster) at the time. "In a pamphlet published in Paris, 1790, by Jean-Baptiste Poupart de Beaubourg, entitled 'Mes onze ducats d'Amsterdam,' etc., etc., the author states that he is also the author of Lafayette's touching adieux to his wife." (Letter from Louis Gottschalk to Lawrence C. Wroth, in the John Carter Brown Library's bibliographical file, as quoted on OCLC) The catalogue of the Roderick Terry sale in 1934 calls this "an excessively rare pamphlet." We are able to locate only six copies, at the New-York Historical Society, Yale, Cornell, Lafayette College, the John Carter Brown Library (which has the Terry copy, as well as an issue with forty-three pages), and the Library of Congress (located there by Echeverria & Wilkie). Rare and quite interesting. JACKSON, LAFAYETTE BIBLIOGRAPHY, p.201. SABIN 96990. ECHEVERRIA & WILKIE, 778/65. TERRY SALE (PART 2) 176. OCLC 34161985, 36140004.

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        ENSAYO DE UNA BIBLIOTECA.

      Madrid 1778 - 4º (22 cm). [16], 206, [2], 175 p. Encuadernación holandesa, pergamino con nervios y tejuelos en el lomo. / Perfecto estado de conservación, encuadernación posterior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Relation abrégée d'un voyage fait dans l'intérieur de l'Amérique méridionale depuis la côte de la Mer du sud jusqu'aux côtes du Brésil & de la Guyane en descendant la rivière des Am

      J.E. Dufour |& P. Roux 1778 - - J.E. Dufour & P. Roux, Maestricht 1778, 14x22,5cm, broché. - Nouvelle édition en partie originale car augmentée de 'La relation de l'émeute populaire de Cuença au Pérou' et d'une lettre de M. Godin des Odonais contenant la relation du voyage de Madame Godin, son épouse. Ouvrage bien complet de sa planche et de sa carte dépliante gravées in-fine. Dos et plats renforcés recouverts de papier de reliure d'attente comportant des déchirures et des manques, projet d'ex-libris au verso du premier plat, quelques petites rousseurs. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Commentaria De Jure Regni Neapolitani in quinque tomos distributa. Auctore Francisco Rapolla JC. Regio Consiliario, ac Presidenti Reg. Cam. Summariae &c. Tomus I. Juris publici libros tres priores continens. Editio quarta Novis additionibus adaucta.Neapoli, Ex Typographia Ursiniana, sumptibus Cajetani Castellano, 1778.

      - In 4, [mm. 234 x 183], pp. (4) – 256.In pergamena rigida coeva. Al dorso liscio, autore e titolo entro riquadro marrone incorniciato da fregio ondulato e duplice linea. Diverse lacune ai piatti, vecchio restauro con pergamena all’angolo inferiore destro della copertina anteriore e mancanza a quello inferiore destro della copertina posteriore che interessa anche parte della cuffia. Tagli spruzzati.Frontespizio con fregio ornamentale inciso in legno e grande testata con puttini alati in fra elementi vegetali all’inizio dei prolegomeni alle leggi nel Regno di Napoli.Grandi capilettera figurati con trofei all’inizio di ogni libro.Piccolo strappo all’angolo inferiore di p. 67. Alone al margine esterno dell’opera.Purtroppo il solo I tomo della quarta edizione stampata da Vincenzo Orsini a Napoli dell’opera di Francesco Rapolla, il giureconsulto nato ad Atripalda, nei pressi di Avellino, nel 1701 che in un altro trattato De jurisconsulto, pubblicato appena venticinquenne, aveva affrontato il problema della formazione del giurista e quello del modo di apprendere ed interpretare il diritto. Già a venti anni aveva avuto la Cattedra di Ragion canonica e nel 1746 pubblicò la prima edizione di questi commentari, ma le cariche pubbliche che ottenne - Carlo III di Borbone l’aveva voluto al governo di Pozzuoli, Taranto, Ariano, la nomina a Giudice di Vicaria e quella di Segretario della Real Camera - interruppero il progetto di una pubblicazione complessiva sul diritto del Regno, tanto che la parte sul diritto privato non vide mai la luce. Altre edizioni postume di questa opera vennero pubblicate già otto anni dopo la morte avvenuta nel 1762. Biografia degli uomini illustri del Regno di Napoli, Vol. VIII, 1822. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abregé de l'histoire de la Hollande et des provinces unies, depuis les temps les plus anciens jusqu'à nos jours.

      Chez Jacques Murray 1778 - - Chez Jacques Murray, A Leide 1778, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 8 (12,5x21cm), (2) xxj, 1383pp. (4), relié. - Edition originale. Une vignette de titre répétée sur les 4 tomes. Brunet parle d'une édition in 4 parue en même temps. Pagination continue. Demi Basane blonde à petits coins d'époque. Dos lisse à filets. Pièce de titre de maroquin rouge et de tomaison de maroquin rose en médaillon. Origine de la Hollande et des Pays-bas et histoire jusqu'à l'année 1767. (2) xxj, 1383pp. (4) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniae, or The British Conchology; Containing the Description and Other Particulars of Natural History of the Shells of Great Britain and Ireland.

      London, printed for the Author, Millan, B. White, Elmsley and Robson, 1778. - 1 vol. in-folio (309 x 248 mm.) de : xii pp. (titre, liste des souscripteurs, préface), 254 et viii pp. (Index, Indices des figures citées de l'Historia Conchylorium de Lister, Explication des planches, Errata), in-fine : 17 planches en couleurs. Demi-veau d'époque, à coins de vélin, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de titre de maroquin, plats cartonnés éditeur. (Restaurations au dos, piqûres internes éparses, infimes reports). Edition originale de cet ouvrage de conchologie, étude des coquillages, illustré de 17 planches en couleurs, imprimé en français et en anglais par Emanuel Mendes da Costa, membre de l’Imperial Caesarian Academy Naturae Curiosorum et de la Société botanique de Florence. Il est également l’auteur d’un traité : Elements of Conchology; or, An Introduction to the Knowledge of Shells qui parut pour la première fois en 1776. Le texte est imprimé sur deux colonnes, en français et en anglais, et illustré in-fine de 17 planches numérotées gravées à la taille-douce, rehaussées à l'aquarelle, qui ont gardé toute leur fraîcheur. Rare exemplaire en coloris d'époque. 1 vol. folio. 17 hand-colored engraved plates. Text in English and French on facing pages. Contemporary calf, vellum corners. First edition, of this treatise by Emanuel Mendes da Costa, member of the Imperial Caesarian Academy Naturae Curiosorum and of the botanic Society of Florence. Scarce book, fresh copy. Nissen, IVB, 2785, Brunet (II, 321).

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        Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, the British Conchology; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland.

      - La Conchologie Britannique. London, printed for the Author., 1778. 4to. pp. xii, (2), 254, viii, with 17 engraved plates. Recent half brown morocco, spine with red gilt lettered label. Printed in English and French in parallel columns. This rather uncommon work was issued with plain as well as coloured plates. The list of subscribers lists 111 subscribers, indicating coloured and plain copies. 22 were Fellows of the Royal Society, the list of names gives some measure of his rehabilitation. The work is dedicated to Sir Ashton Lever who surely must have bought many specimens from da Costa and he may have helped him in other ways.B.M.(N.H.)I, 389; See also P.J.P. Whitehead, Emanuel Mendes da Costa. 'Bull. Br. Mus (Nat. Hist.) Historical series 6, 1'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Abrégé de l'Histoire de la Royale Maison de Savoye. Nouvelle édition dediée à son Altesse Royale Monseigneur le Prince de Piemont.

      Chez Onoré Derossi (Imprimerie Royale),, A Turin, 1778 - 3 tomi in un vol. in-4° (262x200mm), pp. 12, 184; (2), 148; (2), 152;Testatine e capilettera ornati. Qualche fioritura e arrossatura lieve. Legatura ottocentesca m. pelle con titolo oro su dorso a nervetti. Usuale bruniture e fioriture, aloni marginali ad alcune cc. Bell'esemplare nell'insieme. Nota di possesso in data 1846 di tale Pierre Paul Gastaldy. Bellissimo esemplare. Rara quarta edizione (dopo quelle del 1668, 1677 e 1693) di questa storia di Casa Savoia contenente in fine (pp. 129-144 del terzo tomo) un "Catalogue des Chevaliers de l'Ordre du Collier de Savoye, dit de l'Annonciade". Manno, I, 27. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abrege de l'histoire de la Hollande et des Provinces-Unies, depuis les tems les plus anciens jusqu'a nos jours - [Complete in 4 volumes]

      A Leide : Chez Jacques Murray, libraire 1778 - Physical description; 4 v ; 21 cm ; 8vo. Notes; Paged continuously; v.1: 2p.l.,xxi,[3],308p.; v.2: 2p.l.,[307]-698p.; v.3: 2p.l.,[701]-1062p.; v.4: p.l.,[1063]-1383,[5]p. Subjects; Netherlands - History. Language; French. Half-titles. Publisher's device to the title, head and tail pieces, printed marginal notes. Provenance; from the Foreign Office Library with their armorial motif in gilt to each of the panels. Very good copies all in the original, full aniline calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with contrasting gilt-blocked labels; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 4 Kg. 1383 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes d'Alexandre Pope ,traduites en Français 8 volumes

      Chez La Veuve Duchesne 1778 - 288,468,466,470,523,472,479,454pp. Très Bon Etat le prix comprend l'expédition en recommandé. Revue,corrigée ,augmentée du texte anglais mis à côté des meilleures pièces et ornée de belles gravures. Un ex-libris au debut de chaque volume. Les volumes ont une reliure aux plats cartonnés grainés marron et aux coins renforcés beige clair et dos lisse de la même couleur et filets dorés et titres dorés dans une vignette (reliures Empire). de discrets frottements sur certains plats du cartonnage sans gravité. ouvrages en etat parfait des dos et du papier. tranches moucetées. gravures en etat remarquable et pour bon nombre protégées par de petites coupures en papier de soie. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Estampes du catalogue raisonnè et figurè des tableaux de la Galerie Electorale de Dusseldorff

      Chretien de Mechel Graveur, Basle (Basel) 1778 - Oblong folio. (Unpaginated). Three-quarter leather over black cloth with gold lettering on cover and spine. Ex-libris of Joseph A. Sadony on inside of front board. Signed and dated (1915) by Sadony above bookplate, also signed on title-page. Engraved title-vignette. Title-page: "Avec privilege de S. A. S. Monseigneur L'electeur Palatin. A Basle, chez Chretien de Mechel Graveur de S. A. S. E. P. & Membre de plusieurs Academies, Et chez les Inspecteurs des Galleries Electorales a Dusseldorff & a Mannheim." Illustrated with 30 full-page reproduction of copper-engravings from the collection of Dutch and Flemish masterpieces in the Düsseldorf Museum "Galerie Electorale." The plates show how and where the artwork was hung in the museum at the time. Includes one plan and an engraving showing the exterior of the museum. All plates engraved by Chretien de Mechel. Front board detached but present. Heavy age wear, abrasions and staining on binding. Fading to gold lettering. Chipping on spine. Heavy bumping to parts of edges. Foxing on front and rear endpaper. Chipping, tearing and creasing on free front endpaper. Waterstaining on lower margins of plates throughout, not affecting images. Text in French. Binding in poor, plates in very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser With Fore-Edge Painting

      Apollo Press, Edinburg 1778 - Leather binding is scuffed with some wear to the corners. Title worn off the spine. Hinges have been professionally restored and tightened. Very light toning to the pages, no tears or missing pages. Frontispiece portrait of Spenser (with his last name spelled "Spencer") along with facing engraving advertising the Bell's Editions. Still has the tissue guard. The foreedge painting and the gilt edges are slightly dulled with age. ; The Poets of Great Britain; Vol. 1; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 257 pages; This is volume 1 of 8 volumes of Spenser's works, part of Bell's Edition of the Great Poets of Great Britian from Chaucer to (Charles) Churchill. It contains Book 1 of The Faerie Queene, plus a biography of Spencer and extensive notes on the poem. Of primary interest, however, is the fore-edge painting, which features a pastoral landscape complete with castle, cottage, hills and trees, a bridge over a stream and people in the foreground. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Miscellaneous Works of the late Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield.

      Edward and Charles Dilly, London 1778 - First edition of the memoirs, publications, and letters of one of Britain's great statesmen. Quarto, 2 volumes. Handsomely rebacked, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. In very good condition. Contains the eight engraved portraits of Chesterfield. This edition contains an historical sketch of Lord Chesterfield and his times by Matthew Maty, the Librarian of the British Museum. A nice presentation. Philip Dormer Stanhope, the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, was a leading British statesman who was known to associate with literary figures, inlcuding Alexander Pope and Joseph Addison. The celebrated and controversial correspondences between Lord Chesterfield and his son Philip, dating from 1737, were popularly praised in their day as a complete manual of education, but they were despised by fellow writer Samuel Johnson, who claimed that the correspondences taugt "the morals of a whore and the manners of a dancing-master." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Detail of a fresco in the 'Domus Aureus'

      Ludovico Mirri, Rome 1778 - A fine plate from 'Vestigia delle terme di Tito e loro interne pitture' of an ancient fresco from the 'Domus Aureus', Nero's sumptuous imperial complex in Rome. Situated between the Palatine and Esquiline Hills in Rome and designed by architects Severus and Celer , the Domus Aureus (Golden House) was erected by Nero in 64 AD after the great fire in Rome. The magnitude and decadent extravagance of the impressive gold-covered, jewel bedecked palace was intended to glorify the Emperor's reign. Its rooms were filled with lavish furniture and its walls and ceilings covered with decorative late-Hellenistic murals by the renowned ancient artist Fabullus. Nero, however, died in 68 AD before the Domus was totally completed. Years later, Titus (and later Trajan) built his thermal bath over its ruins, which were used as a foundation for and were partially preserved by Titus' edifice. Successive emperors continued to erect various buildings on the site and subsequently make several renovations to the Domus substructure. In 1480, practically forgotten, the Domus was excavated, and its subterranean passages and rooms thereafter became known as 'le grotte' (cave). Many of its original frescoes survived, and their motifs and ancient style of ornamentation, called 'grotteschi' (grotesque) after 'grotte', became extremely popular during the Renaissance, influencing many prominent artists such as Raphael, Michelangelo, Ghirlandio, and Pinturicchio. Published in the late eighteenth century, 'Vestigia delle terme di Tito e loro interne pitture' is an elaborate album of engravings depicting the stunning 'al fresco' and 'al stucco' murals of Nero's Domus Aureus . Carloni's colourful and beautifully rendered plates faithfully capture the grotesque style of the ancient frescoes, which was characterized by decorative borders filled with whimsical, often comical animals and foliage taken from both nature and the artist's imagination. The ornamental borders also served the practical functions of framing the central mythological, religious, or historical subject portrayed and separating the various murals in a single decorative scheme. Original engraving with modern bodycolour. Very good condition apart from some mild creasing.

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        Provinces Unies, et Incorporees a la Couronne de Boheme, qui sont les Duche de Silesie, Marq sats de Moravie, et Lusace.

      Fortin, Paris 1778 - Size : 420x545 (mm), 16.5x21.5 (Inches), Hand Colored

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        Military Equitation: Or, a Method of Breaking Horses, and Teaching Soldiers to Ride, Designed for the Use of the Army.

      1778 - Sarum: Printed and sold by E. Easton: Also sold by J. Dodsley and J. Wilke. 140pp with 17 engraved plates as called for. Mottled full brown calf with light rubbing to extremities Five raised bands to spine with red title label to second compartment and filt motif to remaining compartments. No inscriptions. Bookplate to front pastedown of James Taylor, Lieu. General, Mount Heaton. Front and rear endpapers affixed but loose. Very light browning to title page and head of last few leaves (engravings unaffected) else leaves very good indeed. The binding is tight. Size: Small Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Military Equitation: or, a Method of Breaking Horses, and Teaching Soldiers to Ride. Designed for the use of the Army.

      Printed and Sold By E. Easton. Also J. Dodsley Pall Mall, and J. Wilkie, St. Paul's London., Sarum 1778 - Third Edition complete with 17 engraved plates, revised and corrected, with additions. [8] 140pp occasional marks. 17 plates. later half red calf raised bands. Excellent copy. 1778.

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        Traité sur la Science de l'exploitation des Mines, par théorie et pratique, avec un Discours sur les principes des finances. Traduit en français par M. Schreiber.

      - Paris, Philippe-Denys Pierres, 1778, 2 tomos, 27 x 21,5 cm., plena piel, 2 h. + XXII págs. + 1 h. + 518 págs. + 1 h. y XII láminas plegadas = 3 h. + 454 págs. + 1 h. y láminas XIII a XXV plegadas. (Ejemplar con mancha de humedad). CIENCIAS MINERÍA MINAS

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        UVRES DE MAÎTRE HENRI DE BASNAGE, ÉCUYER, SEIGNEUR DU FRANQUESNEI, AVOCAT AU PARLEMENT, CONTENANT SES COMMENTAIRES SUR LA COUTUME DE NORMANDIE ET SON TRAITÉ DES HYPOTHÈQUES, 4ème éd.

      Rouen / Paris l’Imprimerie privilégiée (Lallemant) / Knapen, Leboucher & Humblot 1778 - , 2 vol. in-folio, pl. basane de l’époque, dos à nerfs ornés, tit. doré sur pc. brune, roulette sur les coupes, tr. rouges, vignettes, lettrines et culs-de-lampe, portrait pl. page hors texte, de Armand Thomas Hüe, Marquis de Miromesnil, Garde des sceaux, gravure par Chevillet d’après un dessin d’après nature par Wille, fils, (volumes en état médiocre, nombreuses éraflures et épidermures sur les plats, nombreux cahiers déboîtés au t. I, une pièce de tit. et doublures manquantes, gardes défraîchies, travail de vers n’affectant le texte que très légèrement, reliures distendues), texte très lisible néanmoins, (13 ff.)-612-106-LXXXVIII / (2 ff.)-584-LXXIV-128 p.-(3 ff.).

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Pasquali b. A. Zatta, "La Nuova Zelanda trascorsa nel 1769. e 1770. dal Cook Comandante dell' Endeavour Vascello di S. M. Britannica".

      . mit altem Grenzkolorit,, dat. 1778, 46,5 x 55,5. Tooley, Australia, S. 176, Nr. 1433. Oben links die altkol. Titelkartusche. Zeigt die Inselgruppe.

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        La Reale Medicide esponente la morte di Francesco Primo Gran Duca di Toscana e della Bianca Cappello patrizia veneta di lui seconda consorte. Tragica festa teatrale illustrata di rami, e d'istoriche annotazioni.

      Per Gaetano Cambiagi Stampatore Granducale,, in Firenze, 1778 - In-4° (245x175mm), pp. 167, cartonatura posteriore (con alcuni aloni). Vignetta incisa su legno al titolo. Antiporta e 4 tavv. incise su rame f.t., dal Carboni: ritratto di Ferdinando I de'Medici, ritratto di Bianca Capello, ritratto di Francesco I de'Medici e veduta della Villa Reale di Poggio a Caiano. Normali fioriture, qualche sporadico alone marginale, ma bell'esemplare in barbe. Ex-libris nobiliare Ginori-Conti. Seconda edizione, posteriore di un anno alla prima, ma la prima completa delle Lettere ("con due lettere riguardanti la pubblicata azione prima dell'opera; cantata giocosa divisa in due parti, quali servono con altri annessi di corrispondenti tramezzi alla presente seconda"), di questa festa teatrale in cinque atti, elegantemente illustrata dal Carboni, in morte del Granduca Francesco I di Toscana e di sua moglie Bianca Capello. Nel testo sono presenti interessanti brani descrittivi dei tesori d'arte fiorentini, del Battistero, degli Uffizi, di Santa Maria del Fiore, etc. L'autore, Francesco Saverio Catani, il cui nome non figura nel volume, fu scrittore teatrale fiorentino e antesignano del moderno giornalismo italiano con periodici come il "Giornale fiorentino" e il "Corriere Europeo". Melzi, III, 415. Moreni, I, 198. Bigazzi, 805. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Offering before Captain Cook, in the Sandwich Islands

      1778 - After a drawing by J. Webber, this copper plate engraving depicts natives bringing offerings to Captain Cook and his men. Measuring 15 1/4” x 21”, this print shows mild foxing and a 1/2" tear along the right margin. Top edge shows evidence of previous binding

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        Josephi Averanii V. CL. Juriconsulti, & in illustri Academia Pisana, dum viveret, Antecessoris Interpretationum Iuris Libri Quinque

      Sumptibus Vincentii De Aloysio 1778 - 1805, Neapoli - In Quibus Multa Cum Juris Cuilis; tum aliorum Veterum Scriptorum loca nova ratione illustrantur: Multa item Ex Antiquitate Romana Graecaque docte petractantur - Editio Novissima - in 8° - pp.XVI + 320; VIII + 399; IV + 259 - Pergamena - 5 libri in tre volumi - Incisione a pag. V del primo volume - Testo in latino - Frontespizio del primo volume in rosso e nero, testo su due colonne, titolo in oro al dorso - Qualche abrasione ad alcune pagine del primo volume, appunti dell'epoca a qualche pagina. - Libro usato

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        THE HISTORY OF AMERICA, FROM ITS DISCOVERY BY COLUMBUS TO THE CONCLUSION OF THE LATE WAR. WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING AN ACCOUNT OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE PRESENT UNHAPPY CONTEST BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND HER COLONIES.

      London: Fielding and Walker, 1778. - Two volumes. iv,596; 629,[1]pp., plus forty-six (of fifty- one) maps and plates (some folding). Quarto. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, rebacked to style. Some scattered foxing and offsetting from plates. Last leaf of first volume torn and repaired. Still, a good copy. A comprehensive history of America for the time, issued in the midst of the American Revolution, covering the period from the conquest through the settlement and division of America. It is likely that the book was inspired by the war, and the second half of the second volume is devoted to events from the French and Indian War up to the American treaty with France in February 1778. Illustrated with a profusion of nicely engraved maps, plans, portraits, and plates depicting South American Indians, scenes of European conquest, Florida Indians, Esquimaux, seaport views, and the like. While some of the views seem to have been cribbed from the usual sources such as De Bry's GRAND VOYAGES, many seem unique to this work. The early maps are after Bellin, the later ones after Jefferys. SABIN 74383. HOWES R539. BELL R432. SERVIES 549. ESTC T114880.

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        Versuch eines Handbuchs für diejenige, welche die KameralWissenschaft nicht als ein Handwerk lernen oder gelernt haben wollen,sondern wünschen, vernünflige und natürliche Grundsätze darin zu finden, und mit der Landwirthschafft den Anfang zu machen.

      bey Varrentrapp Sohn und Wenner, Frankfurt am Mayn, 1778 - Titel, 3 Bll., 274 S., 1 Bl. Lederband der Zeit mit zwei farbigen Rückenschildern und etwas Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. Humpert 1548. - Der Jurist und Nationalökonom Johann Christian Erich Springer (1727-1798) war, ohne ein Universitätsstudium absolviert zu haben, Jurist in Ansbach und Nürnberg. 1771 wurde er zum Professor des Staatsrechts und der Kameralwissenschaft an der Universität Erfurt ernannt und gelangte nach Aufenthalten in Erlangen, Darmstadt und Bückeburg nach Rinteln, wo er als Professor der Staatswissenschaft und des Rechnungswesens wirkte. Er gründete dort ein Institut für Staatswissenschaft und wurde Vorsitzende der Juristenfakultät. - Mit den Kapiteln: Uebergang auf die Landwirtschaft; Von nöthigen Cautelen bey Kauf- und Verkaufung der Landgüter; Von den Grenzen der Landgüter; Von wirthschaftlichen Gebäuden; Von der Viehzucht; Von wirthschafftlichen Insecten; Vom Ackerbau; Von wiesen, Hut, Trifft, Gärten und Weinbau; Von Waldeungen, Holz und Jagd; Hohe Jagd, niedere Jagd, Fischerey. - Angebunden: (Anonym). Versuch die Landwirthschaft betreffend von einem Landwirthe. Mit Kupfern. Aus dem Englischen (von Christian Friedrich Jünger). Leipzig, bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich, 1776. Mit drei gefalteten Kupfertafeln. XXIV, 422 S. - Holzmann-Bohatta IV,9712. - Enthält umfangreiche Untersuchungen zu zahlreichen Aspekten der Landwitschaft: Einfassungen und Zäune; Austrocknung von Morasten und sumpfigen Feldern; wie man Heu machen soll; Untersuchungen über verschiedene Viehweiden und wie sie zu verbessern seien; welche Tiere am wirtschaftlichsten gemeinsam gehalten werden können usw. - Einband etwas berieben und leicht fleckig, Exlibris und Bibliotheksstempel auf dem Vorsatz, letzte Tafel leicht angerändert, etwas gebräunt. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kurzgefaßte Beschreibung der Handlung der vornehmsten europäischen Staaten. Erster Theil und zweyter Theil: Erste Abtheilung (alles von Struensee verfaßte).

      Liegnitz und Leipzig in der David Siegertischen Buchhandlung 1778 - Titel, 6 Bll., 510 S., Titel, 230 S. Halblederband der Zeit mit zwei farbigen Rückenschildern und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. Humpert 6146. Nicht bei Kress und Goldsmith. - 1782 erschien als Ergänzug noch ein 120-seitiger Teil 2.2 über die Hansestädte und deutsche Reichskreise, verfaßt von J. Ch. Sinapius. - Der in Halle geborene Karl Gustav von Struensee (1735-1804) studierte Mathematik und Philosophie und wurde schon 1757 Professor an der Ritterakademie in Liegnitz. Er beschäftigte sich intensiv mit dem Kriegswesen und veröffentlichte 1760 seine "Anfangsgründe der Artillerie", ein Buch, das jahrzehntelang als Standardwerk galt und auch von Friedrich II. gelobt wurde. Auf Veranlassung seines Bruders Johann Friedrich von Struensee ging er 1769 nach Kopenhagen, wurde dänischer Justizrat und Mitglied des Finanzkollegiums. In den Sturz seines Bruders 1770 verwickelt, wurde er mehrere Monate eingekerkert und kehrte 1772 nach Preußen zurück. Seine von Friedrich II. gewünschte Wiedereinstellung an der Ritterakademie lehnte er ab und machte sich, auf seine erfolgreichen Erfahrungen in Kopenhagen aufbauend, an das Studium der Volkswirtschaft. "Nunmehr sah sich der König, dessen scharfer Blick jetzt die Brauchbarkeit Struensee's für die Verwaltung erkannte, zu Struensee's unverzüglicher Berufung nach Elbing als Bankdirector bewogen (1777). St. erwarb sich in dieser Stellung wesentliche Verdienste. Außerdem gab er ungenannt ein volkswirthschaftliches Werk heraus: 'Kurzgefaßte Beschreibung der Handlung .', das von St. nicht vollendet wurde. 1782 wurde er als Oberfinanzrat und Direktor der Seehandlung nach Berlin berufen "und wurde 1791 preußischer Staatsminister und Chef des Akzise- und Zolldepartements, vermochte aber die in seinen Schriften empfohlenen Reformen im Finanzwesen nicht durchzuführen" (Meyers 6.Aufl.). - Kapitale etwas bestoßen, durchgängig etwas stockfleckig und gebräunt. Dekoratives Exemplar [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        REMISSOENS DAS LEYS NOVISSIMAS, DECRETOS, A VISOS, EMAIS DISPOSICOENS 1778 PARTE I

      PORTUGAL : de JOAO ANTONIO DA SILVA, 1778. Book. Good. Hardcover. TITLE: REMISSOENS DAS LEYS NOVISSIMAS, DECRETOS, A VISOS, EMAIS DISPOSICOENS 1778 PARTE I. AUTHOR: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER, BOOK IS IN A FOREIGN LANUAGE!!!!) PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER, BOOK IS IN A FOREIGN LANUAGE!!!!) Na Officina de JOAO ANTONIO DA SILVA, LISBOA 1778 EDITION: First Edition assumed CATEGORY: Foreign, Super Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: BROWN LEATHER CONDITION: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER, BOOK IS IN A FOREIGN LANUAGE!!!!) The outside is in good condition; there is a chip to the leather at the back board along the bottom corner edge. The front first free endpaper has a dark look at the top which may have come from the top edge of the leather having moisture over a long period of time. There are three old style names written in the book (one on the inside board, two on the first front free endpaper); these signatures may be important with one possibly referencing the queen. Book is without marks or writings, pages are fairly clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. PARTE I. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 330 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition as issued. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: (UNSURE ABOUT TITLE, AUTHOR, PUBLISHER, BOOK IS IN A FOREIGN LANUAGE!!!!) PARTE I. REMISSOENS DAS LEYS NOVISSIMAS, DECRETOS, A VISOS, EMAIS DISPOSICOENS, Que fe promulgarao nao fo no fempre feliz, e memoravel Reinado da Mageflade Fideliffima DE ELREI DOM JOZE' O I. MASTAMBEM AS DO PRESENTE REINADO, RAINHA NOSSA SENHORA - DONA MARIA I. AO ILLUSTRISSIMO, E EXCELLENTISSIMO SENHOR D. THOMAZ DE LIMA. FOR JOZE ROBERTO M.C.C. E SOUSA. The language may be Portuguese. There are no other copies (parte I or II) of this book found for sale on the internet at the time of this research!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 146k+ E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007390 .

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        Traité des eaux minérales de Chateldon, de celles de Vichy et Haute-Rive en Bourbonnois, avec le détail de leurs propriétés Médicinales & leur analyse.

      Chez la veuve Faure et chez Didot 1778 - - Chez la veuve Faure et chez Didot, A Moulins et à Paris 1778, In 12 (10x17,5cm), xxiv, 301pp. (3), relié. - Edition originale. Demi Chagrin à coin tabac fin XIXe signé V. Krafft. Dos à nerfs élégamment orné. Pièce de titre de chagrin noir. Filets sur les plats. Tranches rouge. Date en queue. Bel exemplaire, parfaitement établi. Après avoir éprouvé le bienfaits des eaux minérales de Vichy sur lui-même, l'auteur, médecin et résident à Vichy s'est donné pour objet d'étude et d'analyse les principales sources de Vichy dont il rend compte dans ce traité, n'hésitant pas à qualifier les eaux de Chateldon, les eaux les plus médicinales d'Europe. xxiv, 301pp. (3) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire De l'Amérique

      Panckoucke, Paris 1778 - 4 volumes in-12, reliure plein veau raciné d'époque, dos à cinq nerfs cloisonnés et fleuronnés, pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches marbrées, filet doré sur les coupes, signets, XXVII-table des sommaires pp.28-34-2 cartes dépliantes-400 p. + 653 p. + 586 p. + 330-2 cartes dépliantes-1 table chronologique du Mexique dépliante-493 p.[pagination erronée de la page 489 à 493 notées 429 à 433]-3 p. d'errata-3 p. de privilège. Première édition de la traduction française [par Suard et Jansen] de l'ouvrage de W. Robertson (1721-1793), principal de l'Université d'Edimbourg et historiographe de sa Majesté Britannique pour l'Ecosse, qui fut publiée à Paris, à peine deux ans après la déclaration d'indépendance des jeunes Etats-Unis d'Amérique. L'édition anglaise était parue en 1777. L'ouvrage de Robertson a souvent été salué par son travail rigoureux à partir de sources bibliographiques : Le tome IV contient (pp.434 à 459) d'ailleurs un intéressant "catalogue des livres et manuscrits espagnols que M. Robertson cite dans cette histoire". Les cartes dépliantes contenues dans l'ouvrage sont gravées par Benard. Coiffes inférieures des vol. I, II, III abimées, coiffe supérieure du vol. III abimée, petit manque à la coiffe du vol. I, coins un peu usés, galeries de vers au niveau des mors en bas des plats supérieurs, petit manque à la pièce de titre du tome 3, quelques épidermures. Très bon exemplaire, bien complet. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de l'Amérique.

      Panckoucke, Paris 1778 - 3 volumes in-8. Basane mouchetée de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné (quelques coiffes usées, coins un peu émoussés). 4 grandes cartes dépliantes et une planche (table chronologique des Mexicains). "Dans cette histoire les faits de la conquête du Mexique et du Pérou y sont éclaircis et exposés avec une impartialité à laquelle les Espagnols eux-mêmes se plurent à rendre hommage, bien qu'ils n'y fussent pas ménagés"P. Larousse.

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        Geschichte der Regierung Kaiser Carls V. Nebst einem Abrisse des Wachsthums und Fortgangs des gesellschaftlichen Lebens in Europa, bis auf den Anfang des sechszehnten Jahrhunderts., Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Matth. Theod. Christ. Mittelstedt.

      Braunschweig, VWaisenhaus Buchhandlung, 1778/1770. - [ 8Bll.], 519 S. [12 Bll.], [1 Bl.] 616 S. [1 Bl.]; [1 Bl.] 580 S.[37 Bll.] mit drei gestochenen Vignetten auf dem Titelblatt. Vgl. Graesse VI, 138; Hauptwerk des schottischen Historikers und Voltairte Schülers Matth. Theodor Christoph Mittelstedt. Robertson (1721-1793) in sehr wohlerhaltenem und dekorativem Exemplar. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Halblderband der Zeit mit jeweils wei farbigen Goldgeprägten Titelrückenschildern. Zweyte Auflage (Band 1 von neuem durchgesehen und Mmit Anmerkungen begleitet) Band zwei und drei in erster Auflage. 3 Bände

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        CRONICA del Religioso, Observantisimo Real Monasterio de MARIA SANTISIMA DE LA ENCARNACION, Religiosas Franciscas Descalzas de la Primera Regla de. VILLA DE MULA, Diocesi de CARTAGENA, Reyno de Murcia.

      Felipe Teruel, Murcia 1778 - 3 vols. 8º. Port, 7h, 414p, 4h = port, 1h, 415-882p, 3h = port, 1h, 883-1439p, 3h. (No coinciden con la paginación de Palau). Pergamino. "- Palau 174717 "Obra difícil de encontrar completa. Sólo el Tomo II en la Bib. Nac. de Madrid"." 1778-79

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        A Tour in Wales MDCCLXXIII

      Henry Hughes, London 1778 - In full brown leather, corners and edges a little bumped and worn, covers scratched. Spine is modern, blind and gilt tooling, title in gilt, a different shade to covers. Internally, new marbled endpapers, relaid bookplate of Sir Joseph Mowbey to fep, engraved title page with vignette of Caergwrle Castle by Moses Griffith, [2], (vi), [2], 455 pp, [1], [10] index and adverts, 26/26 pl, some light offsetting. Pennants tour in Wales actually took place in 1773, MDCLXX was corrected by hand to MDCLXXIII on a number of copies, but not this one, usual pagination errors but complete. A really nice copy, clean, tight with the absolute minimum amount of foxing. Not often seen as good as this, shame about the spine! This publication was followed by a printing in Dublin in 1779, and then a Journey to Snowdon Part 1 in 1781, then part 2 in 1783 which combined into 2 volumes 3 parts in 1784! (ESTC T133752. Allibone 1553) After the success of his earlier Tour of Scotland, Pennant undertook several other tours: of northern England in 1773, of Northamptonshire and of the Isle of Man in 1774, of Warwickshire in 1776, of Kent in 1776, and of Cornwall in 1787. Several tours throughout Wales in the early 1770s, where his Welsh-speaking friend and companion, the Revd John Lloyd of Caerwys, performed the same function as Stuart had in Gaelic Scotland, were brought together as Tours in Wales in three volumes (1778¿83). See ODNB for a full Bio. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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