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        Archipel des Indes Orientales, qui comprend les Isles du Sonde, Moluques et Philippines.

      1778 - Venice, 1778. Original colour. 490 x 605mm. Small rust spot in sea area. Santini's version of Robert de Vaugondy's map of the East Indies, from the Philippines south to the northern coast of Australia.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language: in Which the Words are Deduced from their Originals, and Illustrated in their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. Volume II

      W Strahan et al, 1778. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1778. No dust jacket. Leather bound. Clean but yellowed pages with no markings or annotations. the rear end paper ad the last forty or so pages of the text block have a small amount of worm damage on the lower edge. (text unaffected.)Former owner's inscription on the title page. The front end paper is creased and has a small piece. missing from the top. Moderate wear and scuffing to the boards, mainly on the spine, edges and corners. The leather is cracked on the front hinge ans there is some loss around the rear hinge and on the rear board.Rubbing to the spine and a small amount of loss from the ends.

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        Blick in einen Hausflur mit spielendem Mädchen und einer Magd, die, einen Eimer tragend, aus der Türe tritt.

      . Feder in Rotbraun, grau laviert, auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: J Honig & Zoonen, rechts unten signiert "G G Haanen". 29,8:23,5 cm. Am Oberrand eine alte Hinterklebung, mit leichten Restaurierungen in den unteren Ecken.. Georg Gillis erhielt seine erste künstlerische Unterweisung durch seinen Vater Casparis van Haanen (1778-1849), anschließend war er Schüler des Utrechter Landschaftsmalers B. van Straaten (1786-1870). Van Haanen unternahm zahlreiche Reisen. Ab 1840 lebte er in Wien, zwischen 1850 und 1865 auch in Köln. Der Künstler malte meist Innenräume mit Beleuchtungseffekten und Mondlandschaften.

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        A New and exact Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster & the Borough of Southwark to this present year [.] Exhibiting in a neater and more distinct manner not only all the New Buildings to this Year but also a considerable Number of Streets, Lanes & Alleys, Churches, Inns of Court, Halls, Hospitals &c. more than any Map hitherto published. Whereunto are added the Rates of Hackney Coachmen and Watermen with several other useful embelishments.

      1778 - London: Robert Sayer, 1778. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 565 x 1020mm. A large and detailed town plan of London, decorated with recently-added inset prospect of London and views of St James's Palace, the Queen's Palace, Westminster Abbey & St Paul's. Tables give a key for the wards, and rates for hackney coaches and watermen. Bottom right are the arms of 12 city companies. HOWGEGO: 82, this state not listed.

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        Bucht von Bajae mit dem Kastell rechts, im Vordergrund rastende Fischerfamilie.

      . Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf bräunlichem Velin. 18,6:26,1 cm. - Verso Reste einer alten Verklebung.. Das vorliegende Blatt erinnert in Ausführung, Motiv- und Farbwahl stark an Arbeiten von Franz Ludwig Catel (1778-1856). Vergleichsliteratur: Vgl. Ausst. Katalog: A. Stolzenburg, Franz Ludwig Catel (1778-1856), Rom, Casa di Goethe, 2007, Nr. 30, Farbabb. S. 163.

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        Enchiridion Historiae Naturalis inserviens, quo termini et delineationes ad Avium, Piscium, Insectorum et Plantarum

      Halle: Hemmerde and Schwetschke, 1778. Octavo, old stamp on title, minor paper flaw on one leaf; a very good copy in contemporary buff boards, slightly rubbed. Forster on the natural history collections of the second voyage. First edition, written as a result of researches made on Cook's second voyage. Forster's manual on biological classification was based on the new species and genera seen by him and his son Georg during their time as naturalists on the voyage (1772-1775), and provided a tantalising thumbnail for the great work of Pacific natural history Forster had been promising to write for almost two decades. The preface discusses their voyage with Cook in detail, and describes how parts of the work were composed while on board Resolution. It was to accomodate the significant expansion of the natural kingdom, and particularly the problems of description and classification arising from antipodean species, that Forster drew up this manual of classification. Rosove notes that the book had some success on the Continent, being approved in "contemporary French and German scientific circles", and with a French translation appearing two decades later. Indeed, as with many of Forster's works this had a slow-burn: Michael Hoare has argued persuasively that it was only with the 1799 French edition that its impact was properly assessed, not least because that edition was openly addressed to figures like Jussieu and Cuvier (The Tactless Philosopher, p. 220-1).

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        TRAITE SUR LA SCIENCE DE L'EXPLOITATION DES MINES, PAR THEORIE ET PRATIQUE

      Paris, Philippe-Denys Pierres, 1778.avec un Discours sur les principes des finances; fait pour l'Academie Imperiale & Royale de Schemnitz, par CHRISTOPHE - FRANCOIS DELIUS, Conseiller - Commissaire de la Cour de Sa Majeste Imperiale, Royale, Apostolique & Romaine, a sa Chambre des Monnoies & Mines. FIRST FRENCH EDITION 1778, 2 volumes, complete set, translated into French by M. Schreiber. 4to, approximately 260 x 190 mm, 10 x 7½ inches, printer's device on title pages, large pictorial headpiece to each volume, 25 large folding plates engraved by Boutrois, I - XI in Volume I, XII - XXV in Volume 2, complete, with descriptions of all the plates at the end of Volume II, pages: [4], xxii, [2], 518, [2]; [6], 454, [2], complete with half - titles, bound in old speckled paper boards rebacked in modern calf, raised bands, blind rules, contrasting red and green gilt lettered morocco labels, original endpapers retained. Boards a little marked, scratched and slightly stained, corners just slightly worn, endpapers spotted and dusty, very occasional light foxing, small damp stain to upper outer corner in Volume I showing intermittently from page 143 to the end, not affecting plates, margins of plates lightly foxed. Bindings tight and firm. A very good set of the rare French edition. This is a translation of the German work Anleitung zu der Bergbaukunst first published in Vienna in 1773. Delius (1728 - 1779) was a German metallurgist and mineralogist born in Saxony who held posts in Vienna in the Mining Department, was appointed inspector of mines in Hungary in 1761 and was also Professor of Mining Engineering and Finance in the famous Mining Academy in Banska Stiavnica (Schemnitz) in the then Kingdom of Hungary. He discovered a new process for the extraction of copper and located a precious opal mine in Hungary. He wrote treatises on the origin of mountains and ore veins, and on the Hungarian opals as well as this work on the science of mine engineering. The folding plates show mining equipment and tools including a first aid kit for assisting drowned or asphyxiated miners, mining structures, buildings and machinery, cross - sections of mines and mineral deposits. Sinkankas, Gemology, Volume I, page 262. #MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Odilo Schregers, der vorsichtige und nach heutigem Geschmacke wohlerfahrne Speismeister. Samt einer Anweisung zum Kochen, Trenchiren und einigen sonderheitlichen Complimenten. Mit beygefügten allgemeinen Tischregeln.

      Augsburg, Rieger, 1778. - Gestochenes Frontispiz, 15 Blatt, 484 Seiten, 13 Blatt Register. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenschild. Erste Ausgabe. - Einbandkanten beschabt, eine Rückenkante geplatzt und von innen verstärkt. Vorsätze erneuert. Frontispiz mit kleinem Randabriss ohne Bildverlust. Anfangs im Bug Wurmfraßspuren. 2 Blätter mit Tintenspritzern, sonst kaum gebräuntes, sauberes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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        A COMPLETE TREATISE ON PERSPECTIVE, IN THEORY AND PRACTICE; on the true principles of Dr. Brook Taylor. Made Clear, in Theory, by Various Moveable Schemes, and Diagrams; and Reduced to Practice, in the Most Familiar and Intelligent Manner

      London, printed for the author; and sold by Messrs. Robson; Becket; Taylor; Dilly; and by the Author, 1778.Shewing How to Delineate All Kinds of Regular Objects, by Rule. The Theory and Projection of Shadows, by Sun - Shine, and by Candle - Light. The Effects of Reflected Light, on Objects; their Reflected Images, on the Surface of Water, and on Polished, Plane Surfaces, in all Positions. The Whole Explicitly Treated; and Illustrated, in a Great Variety of Familiar Examples. in four books. An Elegant Frontispiece, and Forty - Eight Plates. Containing Diagrams, Views, and Original Designs, in Architecture, &c. Neatly Engraved. All Originals; Invented, delineated, and, great part, engraved by the Author, Thomas Malton. SECOND EDITION 1778 CORRECTED AND IMPROVED, WITH LARGE EDITIONS, folio, approximately 345 x 230 mm, 13½ x 9 inches, engraved frontispiece and 48 engraved plates, of which 25 folding and 5 geometric single page plates with 1 or more movable overslips, pages: (4), 8, (8), 296, 8, (8) - index and errata. Bound in modern quarter calf over marbled sides, raised bands, blind rules and gilt lettered brown morocco label, new endpapers. Fore - edge margin of frontispiece trimmed off with loss of about 5 mm of image (3 / 8"), originally a folding plate due to protruding fore - edge margin, vertical central fold strengthened at some time on reverse with paper strip, neat name of John S. Rawle at top of title page, small dark stain to top corner of title page, a little margin foxing to 2 text pages following 1 folding plate, very occasional pale margin spot, 10 mm (½") chip to lower edge of 2 plates and 2 adjacent text pages, 25 mm (1") closed tear to top margin of plate XXXVI, not affecting image, a little very pale offsetting on some folded plates. A very good tight clean copy. The final 8 pages contain "A True Case, between the Author of a late publication, his Printers, and Paper Merchants". describing the case of the author and other writers who lost their works due to a fire. 2 names of previous owners cut from original front endpaper and mounted on new front pastedown: John Carline 1784, listed in Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of English Architects page 121, and Thomas Hamilton Crawford 1899, also an architect, member of the Royal Scottish Society of Water - Colour Painters. Much of his practice consisted of copies and mezzotints of works by English School artists from the 18th century to his own time (online Dictionary of Scottish Architects). The subscribers' list contains the names of numerous notable figures: architects, builders, painters (many R.A.), craftsmen of all sorts (cabinet makers, goldsmiths, coach builders etc) including Thomas Gainsborough, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Paul Sandby, George Stubbs, Matthew Boulton and David Garrick. Thomas Malton (1748 ? 1804), was an English painter of topographical and architectural views, and an engraver. J. M. W. Turner and Thomas Girtin were amongst his pupils. See Colvin page 375. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE HISTORY OF AMERICA. Bound with the scarce "ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS TO THE FORMER EDITIONS."

      London, Strahan & Cadell, 1778.SECOND EDITION 1778, 2 VOLUMES, BOUND WITH THE SCARCE 1788 ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS TO THE FORMER EDITIONS WHICH WERE PUBLISHED SEPARATELY. 4to, approximately 275 x 215 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, 4 folding maps by Thomas Kitchen and 1 folding plate of Peruvian symbols, pages: Volume 1, xvii, which includes half - title and title page, (6), 1 - 492; Volume 2, half - title and title page, 1 - 535 which includes A catalogue of Spanish books and Manuscripts, plus 19 unnumbered pages of index and a blank, then follows the scarce Additions and Corrections to the Former editions, title page dated 1788, 1 - 26 pages. Bound in full 18th century mottled calf, maroon and green gilt lettered labels and gilt decoration between raised bands to spine, "CHILTON" in gilt to both upper covers, marbled endpapers and edges, 2 interesting bookplates, see details below. Spines and corners professionally repaired at sometime, spines rubbed, closed tear neatly repaired to 1 margin, not affecting text, maps and plate have some pale foxing, 1 small ink mark and a little age - browning and pale foxing in places but overall a very clean tight sturdy set. The maps are South America; Gulf of Mexico; Mexico and New Spain also showing California, plus Countries of the South Seas. John Pearse whose bookplate is on the back of the first free endpaper was the owner of Chilton Park, hence the gilt lettering to covers, he was said to have made a fortune from gun cotton during the Napoleonic Wars. Athelstan Riley, Seigneur De La Trinite whose large bookplate is on the first pastedown was an English Hymn writer and translator who in later life purchased Trinity Manor thereby acquiring the feudal title of Seigneur de la Trinite. Articles can be found on Google about these two owners of this set. See Sabin, Dictionary of Books Relating to the History of America, No. 71973 and the Additions and Corrections, No. 71989. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD ON PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, NATURAL HISTORY, AND ETHIC PHILOSOPHY. especially on 1.The Earth and its strata. 2.Water and the ocean. 3.The atmosphere. 4.The changes of the globe. 5.Organic bodies, and

      London, G. Robinson, 1778.6. The Human species. FIRST EDITION 1778, 4to, approximately 280 x 220 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, a folding Chart Representing the Isles of the South Seas and a folding Table which compares the various languages of the isles of the South Sea and of various nations to the east and west of it' plus a table in the text, pages: [4], iv, (2)=subscribers, iv, 9 - 16=Journal, [9] - 649, [1] - errata, (the Journal is a brief month by month account of the voyage of the Resolution from July 1772 to July 1775). The collation is correct and all text etc is complete. Bound in full calf, rebacked, maroon gilt lettered label, extra gilt decoration to spine. Covers rubbed and corners slightly worn, slight shelf wear to edges, a couple of small scrapes to upper cover, endpapers signed by 2 members of the Hutchinson family, very small hole to inner margin of title page, neatly repaired, small piece torn from top inner margin of leaf of Subscribers and last leaf, no loss of printed area, the pages 9 - 16 in the front of the book are slightly shorter than the other pages, 2 tiny ink spots in blank area of page 115, folding table at page 512 slightly foxed in the margins with offset onto margins of adjacent text pages, otherwise contents clean. A very good copy. "Johann Reinhold Forster (1729 - 1798) originally from Germany, was a scientific writer and translator who accompanied Cook as naturalist on his second Pacific voyage. An account is given of the countries visited in 1772 - 75, but for the most part this work concerns the South Sea Islands. The observations concerning the "human species" are especially interesting and give detailed information on the natives... populations, food, cannibalism, the status of women, customs, languages, and mythology. The last section presents a detailed evaluation of steps taken for the preservation of health of Mariners on long voyages, ... Forster deals at considerable length with the health and diseases of the South Sea islanders. He discusses venereal disease on several pages and suggests it was endemic in the Islands..." Hill, Collection of Pacific Voyages, Volume I, page 109; Bibliography of Captian James Cook, The Library of New South Wales, No. 1262; Sir M. Holmes, Captain James Cook , A Bibliographical Excursion, page 39, No.29; Cox, Travel, Volume I, page 61; Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books relating to America, 25140. Sotheby's Exploration and Discovery, The Library of Franklin Brooke - Hitchin, page 149, No, 298. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Geschichte einer sehr merkwürdigen zwölfmonatlichen Schwangerschaft. - (Angebunden): - (ders.): Abfertigung der vermeyntlich kritischen Beurtheilung seiner Geschichte einer zwölfmonatlichen Schwangerschaft.

      bey Rudolph August Wilh. Ahl,, Coburg, 1778 - Coburg, bey Rudolph August Wilh. Ahl, 1778-1780. 8°. 108 S., 30 S., 1 S. Druckfehler. Pappband der Zeit mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Blake 409. - Ueber den Verfasser steht auf dem Titel: Stadtphysicus zu Sonnenberg und Neuhauss. - Aus der Sammlung W. Pfeilsticker. Pappband der Zeit mit rotem, goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Carte De La Nouvelle Zeelande.

      1778 - Paris, c.1778. Coloured. 360 x 245mm. Original map based on Cook's chart / survey, with four insets, including Cook's Strait and the Thames River.

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        The Kisses: A Poetical Translation of the Basia of Joannes Secundus NicolaÔus. With the Original Latin, and an Essay on His Life and Writings

      London: J. Bew, 1778. London: J. Bew, 1778. (EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED) Third edition. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece, extra- illustrated with ca. 112 engravings, including full-page illustrations, some hand-colored, and head- and tail-pieces, from the 16th through the 19th century. x, [11]-238 pp. With some marginal notes and poetry excerpts in manuscript. 19th-century full red morocco gilt. Joints lightly rubbed

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        Enchiridion Historiae Naturalis inserviens, quo termini et delineationes ad Avium, Piscium, Insectorum et Plantarum?

      Hemmerde and Schwetschke, Halle 1778 - Octavo, old stamp on title, minor paper flaw on one leaf; a very good copy in contemporary buff boards, slightly rubbed. Forster on the natural history collections of the second voyage. First edition, written as a result of researches made on Cook's second voyage. Forster's manual on biological classification was based on the new species and genera seen by him and his son Georg during their time as naturalists on the voyage (1772-1775), and provided a tantalising thumbnail for the great work of Pacific natural history Forster had been promising to write for almost two decades. The preface discusses their voyage with Cook in detail, and describes how parts of the work were composed while on board Resolution. It was to accomodate the significant expansion of the natural kingdom, and particularly the problems of description and classification arising from antipodean species, that Forster drew up this manual of classification. Rosove notes that the book had some success on the Continent, being approved in "contemporary French and German scientific circles", and with a French translation appearing two decades later. Indeed, as with many of Forster's works this had a slow-burn: Michael Hoare has argued persuasively that it was only with the 1799 French edition that its impact was properly assessed, not least because that edition was openly addressed to figures like Jussieu and Cuvier (The Tactless Philosopher, p. 220-1). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Flußbiegung mit links aufragenden Felswänden und zwei großen Laubbäumen rechts, mit figürlicher Staffage.

      . Feder in Grau und Braun, braun und grau laviert, auf Bütten. 22,7:32,8 cm. Mit vereinzelten Stockflecken. Vergleichsliteratur: U. Martens, Landschaftszeichnungen von Emanuel Steiner (1778-1831), in: Zeitschrift für Schweizerische Archäologie und Kunstgeschichte, Bd. 31, 1974, Abb. 9, 10, 17 und 18.. Steiner war Schüler von Johann Rudolph Schellenberg (1740-1806), bildete sich 1796-1798 bei dem ebenfalls aus Winterthur stammenden Maler Anton Graff (1736-1813) in Dresden weiter, hielt sich 1803/04 in Rom auf und noch 1804 in Paris. Als Radierer war er Schüler von Georg Christoph Friedrich Oberkogler (1774-1856) in Zürich. Seine Kupferstichsammlung bildet den Grundstock der Sammlung des Graphischen Kabinetts in Winterthur, und bewahrt von ihm selbst zwei Ölgemälde sowie Hunderte von Aquarellen und Zeichnungen.

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        Mémoires de Maximilien de Béthune, Duc de Sully, Principal Ministre de Henri-Le-Grand, Mis en ordre, avec des Remarques, par M. L. D. L. D. L. Tome I - Tome VIII.

      London, 1778 - 8 Bde. London, 1778. 447 + 473 + 463 + 456 + 424 + 440 + 405 + 442 S. Ld. der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rücken. Nouvelle Édition, revue et corrigée in franz. Sprache. Mit zwei Kupferstichen (Henri-Le-Grand und Sully). - Besitzsign. a. Schmutztitel dat. 1796, St. a.T., leicht berieben, leicht fleckig, sehr schöne Exemplare. Ld. der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rücken. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Travels into Dalmatia; containing general observations on the natural history of that country and the neighbouring islands; . in a series of letters from Abbe Alberto Fortis, to the Earl of Bute, the Bishop of Londonderry, John Strange, Esq. &c. &c. To which are added by the same author, observations on the island of Cherso and Osero. Translated from the Italian . With an appendix, and other considerable additions

      London J. Robson 1778 - First English edition. 4to., [2], x, 584pp., 19 engraved plates on 17 sheets (all folding), 1 engraving in the text, modern half calf, red morocco label, an excellent copy. Originally published in Italian, this English edition combines two separately published accounts: Fortis' travels in Dalmatia from 1771 to 1774 and his journey with Antonio Veranzio from Budapest to Constantinople on behalf of Ferdinand I to conclude a peace treaty with Suleiman the Magnificent. This text was edited by Fortis from Veranzio's private papers. Fortis' Dalmatian travels reflect his intersts as a naturalist and in addition to the recipients of his letters mentioned on the title-page, he also wrote to James Ferbier of the Mineralogical College of Sweden; Antonio Vallisnieri, professor of Botany, and John Strange, British Ambassador to Venice. The engravings include costume and natural history specimens. Blackmer 618. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Stolpertus ein junger Arzt am Krankenbette. Von einem patriotischen Pfälzer. 5 Bände (komplett), gebunden in 4 Bänden.,

      Mannheim, C.F. Schwan (und Götz), 1778-1807. - 17 x 10 cm. Mit 5 gestochenen Titelkupfern. *Erste Auflagen (Band 1 in zweiter Auflage 1778). - Holzmann-Boh. IV, No. 3878. Hirsch-Hüb 4, 175. - Erschien noch ein einer May (auch Mai, 1742-1814), war kurpfälzischer Hofarzt und lehrte u.a. an der Mannheimer Hebammenschule. Als aufklärerisch gesinnter und fortschrittlicher Mediziner gründete er (gegen den Widerstand des Medizinalkollegiums) Krankenwärterschulen, befürwortete die Gesundheitserziehung im Unterricht und die Unterstützung unehelicher Mütter. - Band 1/2 erschienen unter dem obigen Haupttitel (144 + 172 S.), die Bände 3-5 haben abweichende Untertitel: III. Stolpertus, ein junger Brownianer am Krankenbette (1798, 182 S., 2 Bl.) - IV. Stolpertus der Polizeiarzt. (1802, 178 S., 1 Bl.) - V: Stolpertus ein junger Geburtshelfer am Krankenbette. )1807, 4 Bll., 368 S.). - Aufgrund der langen Erscheinungsdauer sind vollständige Exemplare recht selten. Der sozialpolitisch engagierte und seinerzeit in der Bevölkerung sehr beliebte Arzt May leistet hier populärmedizinische Aufklärungsarbeit mit vielen Beispielen aus seiner Praxis. Band 4 enthält seinen berühmt gewordenen Entwurf "einer Gesetzgebung über die wichtigsten Gegenstände der medizinischen Polizei als Beitrag zu einem neuen Landrecht in der Pfalz". Dieses Gesetz wurde durch das Medizinalkollegium verhindert. - Einbände leicht berieben, Text teils mit geringfügiger Randbräunung. Insgesamt recht sauber und ordentlich erhalten. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Leder- und Halblederbände der Zeit (1-4) und Pappband der Zeit (Band 5). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Willhelm Shakespears Schauspiele. Von Joh. Joach. Eschenburg, Professor am Kollegio Karolino in Braunschweig. Neue verbesserte Auflage (herausgegeben und mit einer Einleitung zu dieser Auflage von Gabriel Eckert). 22 Bände in 21 Bänden (Band 21/22 = Doppelband). - Sammlung der Poetischen und Prosaischen Schriften ausländischer schöner Geister. Die Schriften des Willhelm Shakespear - >Schöne und komplette Ausgabe (Band 1 jedoch in anderem Einband und gering grösserem Format), neu herausgegeben und mit einer Einleitung von Gabriel Eckert, der sogenannte "Mannheimer Shakespeare": Der Mannheimer Professor Eckert ("der offensichtlich über bessere Englischkenntnisse verfügte, als der Braunschweiger Professor Eschenburg"), unterzog die Texte einer gründlichen Bearbeitung und publizierte diese 22-bändige Ausgabe. "Eschenburg seinerseits übernahm (später) wiederum stillschweigend Korrekturen Eckerts in die Neuauflagen seiner Übersetzung". - Trotz aller Unzulänglichkeiten spielte die enorme philologische Leistung Eschenburgs, die erste deutsche Gesamtübersetzung der Dramen (Zürich, 1775-77) veröffentlicht zu haben, "für das Lesepublikum und für das Theater eine bedeutende Rolle...". (Zitate nach Blinn/Schmidt: "Shakespeare deutsch. Bibliographie der Übersetzungen und Bearbeitungen".<

      Straßburg, 1778-1783. Franz Levrault bzw. Mannheim (ab Band 6).. Zwanzig marmorierte Kartonbändchen der Zeit (oder später) mit Lederrückenschildchen, dreiseitig gelb eingefärbter Buchschnitt. Band 1 in Ganzleder der Zeit, rot eingefärbter Buchschnitt. Format 10 x 16 cm (Band 1 leicht grösser). Frakturschrift.. Alle in gutem Zustand, aussen gering beschabt. Papier aller Bändchen mehr oder weniger leicht braunfleckig. Ecken bestoßen. Fast jedes Band mit dem ursprünglichen Lesebändchen, diese aber allle nicht mehr eingeklebt. Bindung fest , Rückenschildchen ebenso. Der lederne Band 1 beschabt, Buchrücken mit Lederabrieb, mit kleiner Deckel-Insektenfraßstelle.

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        RELATION ABREGEE D'UN VOYAGE FAIT DANS L'INTERIEUR DE L'AMERIQUE MERIDIONALE, DEPUIS LA COTE DE LA MER DU SUD, JUSQU'AUX COTES DU BRESIL & DE LA GUYANE. EN DESCENDANT LA RIVIERE DES AMAZONES

      Maastricht (J.E.Dufour & Ph. Leroux) 1778 - LA CONDAMINE, Charles-Marie De : RELATION ABREGEE D'UN VOYAGE FAIT DANS L'INTERIEUR DE L'AMERIQUE MERIDIONALE, DEPUIS LA COTE DE LA MER DU SUD, JUSQU'AUX COTES DU BRESIL & DE LA GUYANE. EN DESCENDANT LA RIVIERE DES AMAZONES. Maastricht (J.E.Dufour & Ph. Leroux) 1778. In-8°, (20,5 x 13 cms), relié plein veau époque, dos orné à 5 nerfs, pièce de titre, tr. rouge. Coins usés, petit manque à la coiffe inférieure, légères mouillures. 11ff n.c.-XVI-379pps- Illustré d'1 pl. dépl. représentant la plage préparée pour un combat de taureau à Cuenca au Pérou et 1 carte dépl. du cours du Maragnon ou de la grande rivière des Amazones. NOUVELLE EDITION AUGMENTEE DE LA RELATION DE L'EMEUTE POPULAIRE DE CUENCA AU PEROU ET D'UNE LETTRE DE M. GODIN DES ODONAIS, CONTENANT LA RELATION DU VOYAGE DE MADAME GODIN, SON EPOUSE, SUR L'AMAZONE. DEUXIEME EDITION PLUS RARE QUE CELLE DE PARIS AUGMENTEE DES DEUX LETTRES. SECOND EDITION OF THIS JOURNEY AND PARTLY ORIGINAL. HE CONTAINS THE TWO LETTERS : MADAME GODIN ON HER JOURNEY ON THE MARADON (AMAZON RIVER). FIRST DESCRIPTION OF AMAZON RIVER AND LETTER TO MADAME ON THE TRAGIC EVENTS WHICH ACCOMPANED THE EXPEDITION IN CUENCA; WHERE THE SURGEON SEMINGUES WAS MURDED BY THE CROWD. IN-8°, 20,5 x 13 CMS, CONTEMP CALF BINDING.CORNERS BUMPED.LITTLE MISS AT THE HINGE ILLUSTRATED WITH A FOLDING VIEW OF THE ARENA PLACE IN CUENCA (SMALL TEARS) ANS A FOLDING MAP OF THE MARADON RIVER. THE FIRST TIME TO HAVE BEEN DRAWN. SLIGHT WATER STAIN ON A FEW PAGES. TWO WORKS BOUND TOGETHER. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Vicende di Milano durante la guerra con Federigo I Imperadore illustrate colle pergamene di que' tempi e con note. Aggiuntavi la Topografia antica della stessa Città. Opera critico-diplomatica per servir di saggio d'altra maggiore che da' Monaci Cisterciesi si sta disponendo.

      Nell'Imperial Monistero di S. Ambrogio Maggiore,, In Milano, 1778 - Cm. 27, pp. (6) xl, 300. Antiporta figurata, frontespizio inciso, una tavola fra le pp. xxviii e xxix riproducente un diploma federiciano e la bella carta topografica della città più volte ripiegata fuori testo (cm. 60 x 52). Sono inoltre presenti molte decorazioni tipografiche (capolettera, testate, finalini, ecc.). Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, dorso a nervi con filetti e titoli in oro su tassello. Dorso un po' liso ed una piccola mancanza alla cuffia superiore, esemplare peraltro genuino e marginoso (in barbe) ed in eccellente stato di conservazione, stampato su carta tendente all'azzurrino. Ex libris. Edizione originale, non comune ed assai interessante. Cfr. Predari, 148; Lozzi, 2632; Cat. Hoepli, 696: "È questo il primo lavoro della Tipografia del Monastero di S. Ambrogio. L'opera incontrò molte ostilità, che ne ritardarono la pubblicazione, ma alla fine ebbe il riconoscimento e l'elogio del Conte Firmian, che era stato incaricato dalla Corte Imperiale di esaminarla". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description de la ville d'Angers, Et de tout ce qu'elle contient de plus remarquable.

      Angers: Charles-François Billault, Imprimeur-Libraire, 1778 - Edition originale, in-12; [xii: titre, table, approbation, privilège], 276p.; bandeau/vignette, lettrine. Jolie reliure du XIXème siècle en plein veau blond, entièrement ornée d'un décor aux petits fers "à la grotesque" sur les plats et au dos; plats encadrés de filets dorés, dos à nerfs avec pièce de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches dorées. Très bel exemplaire. Rare édition originale de cet ouvrage de Péan de la Tuillerie, prêtre à Château-Gontier, qui fut réédité par Célestin Port en 1868. L'auteur décrit un grand nombre d'édifices qui furent plus tard démolis ou mutilés dans les trois quartiers principaux de la ville: la cité, qui comprend l'église et le château; la ville proprement dite, et la Doutre au delà de la Maine. Port III, 119. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Della Coltivazione de' Monti. Canti IV.

      S. n. t.,, Verona, 1778 - In-8° (238x144mm), pp. (2), 216, brossura muta originale. Antiporta disegnata e incisa su rame da Gian Domenico Lorenzi (fratello dell'autore) con ritratto dell'Arciduca Ferdinando d'Austria (dedicatario dell'opera), frontespizio inciso su rame dal Lante da invenzione di Francesco Lorenzi, altro fratello dell'autore, con allegoria della Felicità. 15 testatine e finaletti istoriati incisi su rame raffiguranti scene agresti. Qualche alone ad alcune pagine interne che non compromette la leggibilità del testo. Buon esemplare. Prima edizione. Poema didascalico in 4 canti (uno per ciascuna stagione) in ottave di argomento georgico composto dal noto letterato ed ecclesiastico veneto (Mazzurega, Verona, 1732-ivi, 1822). "L'opera, suddivisa in quattro canti di 150 ottave circa ciascuno, secondo la ripartizione per stagioni derivata da modelli come Virgilio e Alamanni, qui tuttavia invertite nella successione (L'inverno, La primavera, La state, L'autunno), si configura come un vero e proprio manuale in versi di impiego concreto nella pratica agricola attraverso un prospetto dettagliato e competente, quasi specialistico, di cure e occupazioni, sussidi e rimedi, risorse e insidie, da provvedere o da affrontare in quella particolarissima coltura. Si inseriva in una ricca fioritura di poesia sposata all'agronomia, nella quale si erano distinti veronesi autori di poemetti georgico-didascalici proliferati in quegli anni grazie anche alla diffusione delle dottrine fisiocratiche prontamente accolte in area veneta: Z. Betti (Il baco da seta, 1756), G.n B. Spolverini (La coltivazione del riso, 1758), A. Tirabosco (L'uccellagione, 1775) e L. Miniscalchi (Mororum libri, 1769, in esametri latini tradotti in italiano nel 1792 dal figlio Leonardo con il titolo La coltivazione dei gelsi). Il poemetto del Lorenzi, che nelle ultime stanze sembra preannunciare i toni elegiaci delle Poesie campestri di I. Pindemonte, si caratterizzava tuttavia per alcune significative novità rispetto alle consuetudini del genere: l'ottava rima in luogo dell'endecasillabo sciolto; la riduzione drastica del bagaglio mitologico; l'impiego abbondante di termini tecnici e scientifici di norma esclusi. Il successo fu notevole, anche per le due riedizioni (l'ultima, del 1810, passata attraverso un'ampia revisione linguistica per la quale il Lorenzi ricorse alla consulenza del purista e bibliofilo veronese don S. Fontana), e gratificato degli apprezzamenti di A. Cesari, V. Monti, P. Zajotti, A. Maffei (che in morte dedicherà al Lorenzi una Visione, Verona 1822) e più avanti di G. Leopardi, che ne ospitò due ottave nella sua Crestomazia italiana. La poesia (CLXXVIII). In un "giudizio" pubblicato postumo, ma noto a Pindemonte che lo divulgò, G. Parini lo disse "uno de' più nobili poemi della nostra lingua" e, pur rimarcando alcune "costruzioni intralciate, urtantisi, equivoche, mancanti, irregolari", retaggio dell'esercizio di improvvisatore, e non poche mende linguistiche, pose addirittura il Lorenzi tra i pochi lirici contemporanei "veri e degni d'essere agguagliati agli antichi" (G. Parini, Poesie e prose, con un'appendice di poeti satirici e didascalici del Settecento, a cura di L. Caretti, Milano-Napoli 1951, pp. 545-547)." (Mario Allegri in D.B.I., LXVI, 2007). Gamba, 2606. Lastri, 77. Re, Saggio Biblografia Georgica, 104: "Alle bellezze poetiche unisce i precetti giustissimi ed alcune prescrizioni de' moderni georgici sono in questi canti espressi a meraviglia". Morazzoni, 173: "Grazioso volume". Niccoli, p. 71. Manca a Lapiccirella, Illustrati veneziani e a Gasparrini Leporace, Il libro illustrato nel Settecento a Venezia. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Entretiens sur différentes questions de Physique. Par M. L. L. M. P. de P. au C. de R. [M. L'abbé Le Marchand Professeur de Physique au Collège de Rennes].

      Rennes, Nicolas-Paul Vatar 1778 - 1 vol. in-12, agréable rel. 1/2 bas. racinée (dos orné), de titre, (2)+444+(3)pp, 1 planche dépl. h.-t. ; ex-libris moderne (Yvon Le Blohic) ; très bel ex. / Sommaire : Sur l'homme - le méchanisme des sens - l'astronomie - météores aqueux & enflammés - l'origine des fontaines, des rivieres & des fleuves - sur la reproduction & l'accroissement des plantes - l'origine, les propriétés & effets du son - éclaircissement relatif à l'entretien sur l'astronomie. / Rare ouvrage de vulgarisation scientifique (le C.C.F. n'en localise que 6 ex. (Tolbiac, Arsenal, Nantes, Rennes, Chateaudun, Méjanes). T.B.E. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Venerie normande, ou l'ecole de la chasse aux chiens courants, pour le lievre, le chevreuil, le cerf, le daim, le sanglier, le loup, le renard & la loutre; avec les tons de chasse, accompagnés de chacun une explication sur l'occasion & les circonstances où ils doivent être sonnés; et un traité des remedes, un traité sur le droit de suite, & un dictionnaire des terms de chasse, &c.

      Rouen Laurent Dumesnil 1778. Halfleer. 8vo. Met 9 enkelzijdige + 17 dubbelzijdige gravures + 14 pagina's muzieknoten. (XVI), 526 pp. *leer iets los op rug, gemarmerd papier voorplat ontbreekt*Mooi exemplaar

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        "An harmony of the Gospels: in which the original text is disposed after Le Clerc's general manner; with such various readings at the foot of the page as have Wetstein's sanction in his folio edition of the Greek Testament. Observations are subjoined tending to settle the time and place of every transaction, to establish the series of facts, and to reconcile seeming inconsistencies"

      Dublin: "printed by Robert Marchbank, for William Hallhead", 1778 Dublin: "printed by Robert Marchbank, for William Hallhead". 1778. "First edition, tall folio (18½ inches), pp. [4], x, 279, [1], 72 (Notes on the Harmony of the Gospels, Appendixes, Notes), [4] (tables); engraved map of the Holy Land with an inset of Jerusalem; text largely in 6 columns; text in Greek and Roman character, occasional perinent inserts pasted in the margins (largely Greek), occasional ink and pencil annotations in the margins, early ownership inscripts of Wm. Leversage, Brasenose College, Oxon; and a slightly later one of Thomas Vowler Short, Christ Church, Oxon, July 17, 1813 (1790-1872, Bishop of Sodor and Man, and of St. Asaph); contemporary full speckled calf, neatly rebacked, old red morocco label preserved; edges a bit rubbed, but the binding is sound and on the whole it's all very good. The six columns of text have 4 larger ones in the center of the page (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), and two smaller ones on the sides of time and place which Newcome strives to ""harmionize,"" meaning to place in chronological order. The annotations are likely in Short's hand."

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        NOUVEL ATLAS PORTATIF destiné principalement pour l'instruction de la jeunesse d'après la Géographie Moderne de feu l'Abbé Delacroix Par Le S.Robert De Vaugondy Géographe ord. du Roi, de S.M.Polonoise duc de Lorraine et de Bar de La Société Royale des: Sciences et Belles Lettres de Nancy, et Censeur Royal.

      Fortin,, Paris 1778 - (Codice CW6201) In 4º (29,6x24 cm) 9(1) pp. Il bel frontespizio in rame e le 10 pagine di introduzione e indice entro cornice, con capolettera e finalino, sono interamente incisi in rame. Seguono 53 carte in rame incise da Dussy acquerellate a più colori, titoli entro bei cartigli allegorici tutti diversi. La carta N. 47 (Carte des Premières Ages du Monde, Géographie Ecclésiastique de la Turquie d'Asie et de la Perse) è ripetuta 2 volte con acquerellature di colori diversi. Macchia scura al margine bianco dell'intero volume (tocca appena alcune tavole); leggere gore, ingialliture, strappetti, lievi segni a matita e penna. Mancante di sguardia e antiporta ma completo. Legatura originale in mezza pelle molto usata, allentata, dorso a nervi e scomparti ornati, tassello e titolo oro. Piatti in cartone con sbucciature e abrasioni, antiche scritte a penna. Euro 2650 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan From the Year 1745, Volume I-II

      London, U.K.: John Nourse, 1778. London, U.K.: John Nourse, 1778. Hardcover. No jacket. Two volumes set in three bindings. Marks, scores and abrasions on boards. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are bumped and worn. Page blocks are marked. Bookplates on front pastedowns. One centimetre tear on lower edge of rear board of volume I. Nicks on leading corners of boards of volume II second section. Page 189 of volume II first section is creased. Minor tear on title page of volume II second section. Lower leading corner of page 611 of volume II second section is chipped. Pages are marked and slightly warped. Hinges are reinforced with paper on pastedowns. Bindings are intact, contents are clear. AM. hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.

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        "An harmony of the Gospels: in which the original text is disposed after Le Clerc&#39;s general manner; with such various readings at the foot of the page as have Wetstein&#39;s sanction in his folio edition of the Greek Testament. Observations are subjoined tending to settle the time and place of every transaction, to establish the series of facts, and to reconcile seeming inconsistencies"

      Dublin: "printed by Robert Marchbank, for William Hallhead", 1778. Dublin: "printed by Robert Marchbank, for William Hallhead". 1778. "First edition, tall folio (18½ inches), pp. [4], x, 279, [1], 72 (Notes on the Harmony of the Gospels, Appendixes, Notes), [4] (tables); engraved map of the Holy Land with an inset of Jerusalem; text largely in 6 columns; text in Greek and Roman character, occasional perinent inserts pasted in the margins (largely Greek), occasional ink and pencil annotations in the margins, early ownership inscripts of Wm. Leversage, Brasenose College, Oxon; and a slightly later one of Thomas Vowler Short, Christ Church, Oxon, July 17, 1813 (1790-1872, Bishop of Sodor and Man, and of St. Asaph); contemporary full speckled calf, neatly rebacked, old red morocco label preserved; edges a bit rubbed, but the binding is sound and on the whole it&#39;s all very good. & & The six columns of text have 4 larger ones in the center of the page (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), and two smaller ones on the sides of time and place which Newcome strives to ""harmionize,"" meaning to place in chronological order. The annotations are likely in Short&#39;s hand."

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        An harmony of the Gospels: in which the original text is disposed after Le Clerc's general manner; with such various readings at the foot of the page as have Wetstein's sanction in his folio edition of the Greek Testament. Observations are subjoined tending to settle the time and place of every transaction, to establish the series of facts, and to reconcile seeming inconsistencies

      printed by Robert Marchbank, for William Hallhead, Dublin 1778 - First edition, tall folio (18½ inches), pp. [4], x, 279, [1], 72 (Notes on the Harmony of the Gospels, Appendixes, Notes), [4] (tables); engraved map of the Holy Land with an inset of Jerusalem; text largely in 6 columns; text in Greek and Roman character, occasional perinent inserts pasted in the margins (largely Greek), occasional ink and pencil annotations in the margins, early ownership inscripts of Wm. Leversage, Brasenose College, Oxon; and a slightly later one of Thomas Vowler Short, Christ Church, Oxon, July 17, 1813 (1790-1872, Bishop of Sodor and Man, and of St. Asaph); contemporary full speckled calf, neatly rebacked, old red morocco label preserved; edges a bit rubbed, but the binding is sound and on the whole it's all very good. The six columns of text have 4 larger ones in the center of the page (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), and two smaller ones on the sides of time and place which Newcome strives to "harmionize," meaning to place in chronological order. The annotations are likely in Short's hand. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Leonidas, Ein Gedicht.

      . Transl. by Johann Arnold Ebert. Hamburg: Carl Ernst Bohn 1778. (16) + 336 + (2) pp. Contp. half calf. Old name on flyleaf..

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        Philo vom Leben Moses, das ist: von der Gottesgelahrheit und dem prophetischen Geiste.

      Dresden, Walther, 1778.. circa 17 x 11 cm. 262 SS., 1 w. Bl. Pappe d. Zt.. Seltene deutsche Übersetzung von Christian Gottlob Heyne des Werkes "De vita Mosis". Der bedeutende jüdische Philosoph und Theologe Philon von Alexandria aus der ersten Hälfte des ersten Jahrhunderts nach Christus gibt hier eine Biographie von Moses als Gesetzgeber, Priester und Prophet und zugleich auch eine ideengeschichtliche Würdigung, des seiner Einschätzung nach grössten Philosophen Moses, von dem später die griechischen Philosophen angeblich gelernt haben. Philon bedient sich dabei einer allegorischen Interpretation der Bücher des Alten Testaments. Moses bietet dort nicht nur eine historische Schilderung der Ereignisse, sondern führt die Väter als Vorbilder an Weiheit und Tugend vor. - Dieses Exemplar stammt aus der Bibliothek des bedeutenden Gelehrten und Schriftstellers Georg August von Breitenbauch (1731-1817; auch: Breitenbuch) der Gerichtsherr auf Bucha war und selbst mehrere Werke zur antiken Geschichte verfasste. Auf dem Vorsatz ist sein gestochenes Wappen-Exlibris. - Gut erhalten, gering gebräunt. - Seltener Dresdner Druck mit schöner Provenienz.

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        LESSONS FOR CHILDREN. From Two to Three years Old. [From Three to Four years Old.] In Two Parts.

      Two parts bound as one, as with its own frontispiece and title-page. 95; 143 pages. Original quarter red roan. First published in 1778 in London. This printing is rare, WorldCat recording one copy only in Trinity College, Dublin. However, that copy differs in having continuous pagination throughout the two volumes. Anna Laetitia Barbauld [1743 ?1825) was a prominent English poet, essayist, literary critic, editor, and children's author.But her career ended abruptly in 1812 with the publication of Eighteen Hundred and Eleven, a work which criticized Britain's participation in the Napoleonic Wars. The savagery of the reviews shocked Barbauld, and she published nothing else during her lifetime. Though her reputation has been in some part restored, today she is best remembered as a children's writer and educationalist.

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        Mémoires Pour Servir a l&#39; Histoire De Madame De Maintenon, et à celle Du Siècle passé, Nouvelle Édition, Augmentée des Remarques Critiques de Mr. De Voltaire, tirées de son Essai sur l&#39;Histoire Générale. Complete in 16 volumes

      Maestricht: Dufour et Roux, 1778. Maestricht: Dufour et Roux, 1778. New Edition.. Hardback. 12mo. (7 x 4 inches). Volume 1: xxiv, 298. Volume 2: iii, 271. Volume 3: iii, 338. Volume 4: vii, 309. Volume 5: vii, 354. Volume 6: iv, 306. Volume 7: viii, 327. Volume 8: viii, 294. Volume 9: vii, 300. Volume 10: vii, 384. Volume 11: vi, 283. Volume 12: vii, 308. Volume 13: x, 345. Volume 14: xii, 372. Volume 15: viii, 339. Volume 16: 201. Quarter red cloth gilt, over marbled boards. Some wear to foot of spines, including noticeable chipping to foot of Volume 6, but chiefly to foot of Volume 16, which has damage to nearby edges of boards, not affecting integrity of the binding. Boards generally rubbed. Volume 1: oval stamp in ink to foot of half-title states &#39; Bibliothèque de la Reine. Palais Royale&#39;, with a crown depicted in the centre of the oval. Volumes 1 to 10 have an armorial bookplate to the front pastedown: &#39;John Cann Bailey&#39;. Volumes 11-12, 14-16 have the simple printed bookplate of &#39;Sybella Wildmay&#39;. Volume 13 has the simple printed bookplate of &#39;Dowr Lady Lyttelton&#39;. Pencil marks, words, names, numerals, to Volumes 1-2 front pastedowns, Volume 3 front and rear pastedowns. Volume 16 has heavy staining (watermarks?) to both free endpapers. The prelims and extrems of all volumes are a little dusty or spotted. There is some occasional spotting or browning here and there. O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. A Very Good set from the Library of the Queen of France, in 1778. Heavy books, possibly requiring much extra postage overseas. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Rudimenta linguae coptae sive aegyptiacae ad usum collegii urbani de propaganda fide

      Sacrae congregationis, Rome 1778 - In-4. [239 x 173 mm] Collation : VII, 675, (1) pp. Cartonnage toilé rouge. (Reliure du XIXe.). Première édition. Rare méthode de langue copte avec alphabet, prononciation, grammaire et traductions en arabe et en latin. Brunet 4, 1449. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Kisses: A Poetical Translation of the Basia of Joannes Secundus NicolaÔus. With the Original Latin, and an Essay on His Life and Writings

      London: J. Bew, 1778 London: J. Bew, 1778. (EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED) Third edition. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece, extra- illustrated with ca. 112 engravings, including full-page illustrations, some hand-colored, and head- and tail-pieces, from the 16th through the 19th century. x, [11]-238 pp. With some marginal notes and poetry excerpts in manuscript. 19th-century full red morocco gilt. Joints lightly rubbed

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        DES CANAUX DE NAVIGATION, et spécialement du Canal de Languedoc.

      1778 - A Paris, Chez les Frères Debure, 1778. In-folio (304 X 429) basane fauve marbrée, encadrement de filet à froid sur les plats, dos six nerfs, caissons dorés ornés aux petits fers avec fleuron central, pièce de titre maroquin ocre, guirlandes en queue, coupes et coiffes filetées, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque) ; (1) f. blanc, (2) ff. de faux-titre et titre, XIX pages, (1) page de table, 588 pages, 14 planches dépliantes in fine. Étiquette imprimée ancienne de libraire «Pichard, Libraire Quai Voltaire, n°21, à Paris», collé dans l?angle du premier contreplat. ÉDITION ORIGINALE DE LA MEILLEURE ÉTUDE sur l'une des plus ambitieuses entreprises de l'ingénierie française de l'Ancien Régime. Elle est imprimée sur papier vergé fort et l?illustration comprend 14 BELLES PLANCHES, dont 5 dépliantes, toutes relatives au Canal du Midi. Elles ont été gravées en taille-douce par Pierre-Claude de La Gardette et Pierre-Nicolas Ransonnette, ce dernier ayant participé aux planches de l?"Encyclopédie" des Arts et Métiers et de la "Description de l?Égypte". UNE REMARQUABLE MONOGRAPHIE SUR LE CANAL DU LANGUEDOC : considérant qu?une nouvelle description du Canal du Languedoc est nécessaire, Joseph-Jérôme le Français de LA LANDE(1732-1807) se fixe comme objectif d?en donner au public une mise au point renouvelée et justifiée. Considérant en effet qu?en ce qui concerne l?"Architecture hydraulique" de Bélidor ou le "Dictionnaire de la France" de l?abbé Expilly, les sources imprimées sont trop succinctes, voire défectueuses et incomplètes, d?autant que depuis la Régence, le Canal a été perfectionné, il décide de publier une notice dans l?"Encyclopédie" de Diderot et d?Alembert, puis un ouvrage complet sur le Canal du Languedoc. Fort de sa connaissance personnelle de l?ouvrage et des concours qu?il a trouvés sur place auprès des ingénieurs et des propriétaires, il s?attèle à la tâche. UN DES PREMIERS OUVRAGES SUR LES CANAUX : le Canal du Languedoc, appelé également «Canal du Midi» ou «Canal des Deux Mers», s'étend sur 241 kilomètres et met en communication l'Atlantique et la Méditerranée, en servant de prolongement à la Garonne. C?est sous François Ier qu'est née l'idée d'unir les deux mers. Sous Henri IV, le cardinal de Joyeuse rédigea un mémoire, mais c'est sous Louis XIV que le projet aboutit. L'ingénieur Pierre Paul de RIQUET, et son collaborateur François ANDRÉOSSY, qui dresse les plans, avec l'aval de Colbert, entreprirent son exécution dès 1666. Le canal ne fut ouvert à la navigation qu'en 1681. À la suite des six chapitres consacrés au Canal du Languedoc, on trouve une étude détaillée de tous les canaux de navigation exécutés ou projetés en France, région par région, ainsi que dans les pays étrangers : Italie, Espagne, Pays-Bas, Angleterre, Suisse, Allemagne, Pologne, Suède, Russie, Turquie, Asie et Amérique. Ce modèle d'étude scientifique est accompagné de données historiques, économiques, administratives, statistiques et de transcriptions des documents originaux afférents à la création et à la gestion de plusieurs canaux. «L?entreprise la plus hardie et la plus étonnante que les hommes aient exécutée» (Lalande). BEL EXEMPLAIRE DE CET IMPORTANT OUVRAGE, à grandes marges, parfaitement conservé dans sa reliure du temps. (Quérard, IV, 456 ? Jean-Denis Bergasse (sous la dir. de),Henri Michel, "Le Canal de Languedoc vu par un astronome «philosophe»", pp. 205 et suivantes). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Plan of the Progress of the Royal Army from their Landing at Elk Ferry to Philadelphia 1777 Under the Command Of His Excellency, Sir William Howe Knight of the most Honorable Order of the Bath, Commander and Chief

      Surveyed and Drawn by Order of Major General Sir William Erskine by Charles Blaskowitz Capt. of the Corps Guide, Philadelphia 1778 - Charles Blaskowitz (c.1743- 1823) A Plan of the Progress of the Royal Army from their Landing at Elk Ferry to Philadelphia 1777 Under the Command Of His Excellency, Sir William Howe Knight of the most Honorable Order of the Bath, Commander and Chief Surveyed and Drawn by Order of Major General Sir William Erskine by Charles Blaskowitz Capt. of the Corps Guide Published Philadelphia, 1778 On laid paper, mounted on linen Size: 51 3/8 x 53 1/8¿ Blaskowitz¿s map presents a highly accurate and detailed description of southeastern Pennsylvania and the adjacent parts of Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey. All rods and villages are illustrated with ink and watercolor. A detailed topographic projection crosses the lower half of the map moving northwards from the head of the Chesapeake Bay to Philadelphia. This marks the route of the British army as it progressed against determined Continental resistance to seize the American capital in September 1777. The site of the two large field battles, Brandywine and Germantown, are illustrated, as is the siege of Fort Mifflin in the Delaware River. Daily progress is tracked, and its locations of country taverns and meetinghouses are labeled, while crossed swords indicate the locations of skirmishes and red bars show the placement of brigades. It is a complete rendering of the dramatic sequence of events as they occurred from August to December 1777. The areas in the vicinity of the route of the British armies are rendered in full topographical detail, while the remainder of the map takes on the form of a road and administrative map. As indicated on the title, Blaskowitz drafted the map under the orders of Major General Sir William Erskine (1728-1795), one of the most highly regarded commanders in the British Army. At the time it was created, it was likely the most detailed and precise map of southeastern Pennsylvania. The map is a detailed record of the British campaign to take Philadelphia, the capital of the United States, during the late summer and autumn of 1777.

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        Gesetzbuch der Gentoo's;

      Hamburg, Bohn, 1778.. oder Sammlung der Gesetze der Pundits nach einer persianischen Uebersetzung des in der Schanscrit-Sprache geschriebenen Originales. Aus dem Englischen. Mit 8 gefalteten Schrifttafeln, 6 Blatt, 460 Seiten, Pappband der Zeit, 17 x 11 cm,. Einband etwas bestossen, innen leicht gebräunt.

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        Schauplatz des Baierischen Erbfolgekrieges oder Historische und Geographische Beyträge zur Geschichte des Krieges, welcher nach Ableben des Churfürsten Max. Josephs von Baiern über den Besitz seiner Länder entstanden ist

      Leipzig, Breitkopf 1778 - 1779.. Leipzig, Breitkopf 1778 - 1779.. 6 Stücke in 1 Band. Mit 25 teilkolor. (tls. mehrfach) gefalt. Kupferstichkarten und -plänen sowie 5 teilkolor. Falttaf. mit Truppenaufstellungen. HLwd. um 1900. 25 x 21 cm. Lentner 5681 (nur 2 Tle.): "Sehr selten". - Mit einer schönen Gesamtkarte von Bayern und dekorativen Karten und Plänen der Kriegsschauplätze im böhmisch-schlesischen Grenzgebiet. - Einband etwas fleckig, Rücken mit Signatur und Resten eines Papieretiketts. Teils etwas gebräunt, mehrfach gestempelt, Karten verso.

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        A View of Universal History, from the Beginning of the World, to the Empire of Charlemain

      London - B. White, E. and C. Dilly, 1778. London - B. White, E. and C. Dilly, 1778 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce set of these referential works of history fromthe earliest biblical records, through to the end of Charles the Great&#39;s reign. By James-Benignus Bossuet, Bishop of Meaux, formerly Preceptor to the Dauphin, eldest Son of Lewis XIV. Translated from the Louvre-Original by James Elphinston. Adorned with some beautifully engraved head and tail pieces to the rear of volume two. From the private library of theologian and professor of philosophy, David A. Pailin. Smartly rebacked in calf bindings with the original tree calf boards. Complete in two volumes. Condition: Rebacked in half calf bindings, with gilt lettering to the spines and the original tree calf boards. Externally, both volumes are sound, with some very light marks to the spines and minor wear to the boards. Internally, both volumes are firmly bound and generally bright, with only occasional instances of scattered spotting and minor offsetting to the endpapers. David Pailin&#39;s bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD ON PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, NATURAL HISTORY, AND ETHIC PHILOSOPHY. especially on 1.The Earth and its strata. 2.Water and the ocean. 3.The atmosphere. 4.The changes of the globe. 5.Organic bodies, and

      London, G. Robinson, 1778.. London, G. Robinson, 1778.. 6. The Human species. FIRST EDITION 1778, 4to, approximately 270 x 225 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, LACKING THE FOLDING CHART Representing the Isles of the South Seas, a poorish facsimile has been added, present is a large folding Table which compares the various languages of the isles of the South Sea and of various nations to the east and west of it`, pages: [4], iv, [9]-649, [2] - errata and list of subscribers, signature B missing (pages (9)-16) which should follow page iv of the Contents list, these pages contained a Journal, that is a brief month by month account of the voyage of the Resolution from July 1772 to July 1775. Bound in full calf, modern reback using the original gilt lettered label, gilt decoration between raised bands. Original boards scuffed with 2 scrapes with slight loss of leather, corners worn with board showing, some dark stains to covers, pastedowns have brown stain to edges, pale foxing to title page and endpapers, 4 pages have small patch of pale browning, small round pale stain to 1 margin, not affecting text, occasional fox spot to text, some dusty margins and an occasional ink spot, small engraved bookplate of Joseph Grote, several repairs to blank side of folding table otherwise contents clean. A very good copy. "Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798) originally from Germany, was a scientific writer and translator who accompanied Cook as naturalist on his second Pacific voyage. An account is given of the countries visited in 1772-75, but for the most part this work concerns the South Sea Islands. The observations concerning the "human species" are especially interesting and give detailed information on the natives... populations, food, cannibalism, the status of women, customs, languages, and mythology. The last section presents a detailed evaluation of steps taken for the preservation of health of Mariners on a long voyage, ... Forster deals at considerable length with the health and diseases of the South Sea islanders. He discusses venereal disease on several pages and suggests it was endemic in the Islands..." Hill, Pacific Voyages, Volume I, page 109; Bibliography of Captian James Cook, The Library of New South Wales, No. 1262; Cox, Travel, Volume I, page 61; Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books relating to America, 25140. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Poems of Mr Gray

      York - A. Ward, 1778. York - A. Ward, 1778 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The complete poeticworks of Thoms Gray, eighteenth-century scholar and author. Containing his odes and letters. With memoirs and notes on the poems from W. MasonGray came to be known as one of the Graveyard poets of the late 18th century, along with Oliver Goldsmith, William Cowper, and Christopher Smart. Gray perhaps knew these men, sharing ideas about death, mortality, and the finality and sublimity of death. Gray also wrote light verse, including Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes, a mock elegy concerning Horace Walpole&#39;s cat. Grays surviving letters also show his sharp observation and playful sense of humour. Complete in four volumes. Condition: Rebacked in mottled calf with original boards. Externally smart, despite some rubbing. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamps to title pages, and at other points throughout the text. Pages are mainly clean, with just the odd spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Oeuvres posthumes. 15 Bde. (UND:) Supplément aux oeuvres posthumes. 6 Bde

      Berlin., Voss und Decker (d. i. Strassburg) 1778 und K? o. Dr., 1779.. Berlin., Voss und Decker (d. i. Strassburg) 1778 und Köln, o. Dr., 1779.. Zus. 21 Bde. Schöne HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenverg. und 2 farb. Rückenschildern. Graesse II, 631 Anm.; Weller, Druckorte II, 237; Cioranescu 29574 und 29577; Brieger 548. - Erste Ausgabe. - Innen meist sauber. Vorsätze in den Ecken gebräunt. Supplement: Titel und letzte Bll. meist etwas stockfleckig, Titel von Bd. 4 stärker fleckig. Rücken vereinzelt minimal fleckig. Schön und einheitlich gebundene Reihe!

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        OBSERVATIONS MADE DURING A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD ON PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, NATURAL HISTORY, AND ETHIC PHILOSOPHY. especially on 1.The Earth and its strata. 2.Water and the ocean. 3.The atmosphere. 4.The changes of the globe. 5.Organic bodies, and

      London, G. Robinson, 1778.. London, G. Robinson, 1778.. 6. The Human species. FIRST EDITION 1778, 4to, approximately 280 x 220 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, a folding Chart Representing the Isles of the South Seas and a folding Table which compares the various languages of the isles of the South Sea and of various nations to the east and west of it&#39; plus a table in the text, pages: [4], iv, (2)=subscribers, iv, 9-16=Journal, [9]-649, [1] - errata, (the Journal is a brief month by month account of the voyage of the Resolution from July 1772 to July 1775). The collation is correct and all text etc is complete. Bound in full calf, rebacked, maroon gilt lettered label, extra gilt decoration to spine. Covers rubbed and corners slightly worn, slight shelf wear to edges, a couple of small scrapes to upper cover, endpapers signed by 2 members of the Hutchinson family, very small hole to inner margin of title page, neatly repaired, small piece torn from top inner margin of leaf of Subscribers and last leaf, no loss of printed area, the pages 9-16 in the front of the book are slightly shorter than the other pages, 2 tiny ink spots in blank area of page 115, folding table at page 512 slightly foxed in the margins with offset onto margins of adjacent text pages, otherwise contents clean. A very good copy. "Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798) originally from Germany, was a scientific writer and translator who accompanied Cook as naturalist on his second Pacific voyage. An account is given of the countries visited in 1772-75, but for the most part this work concerns the South Sea Islands. The observations concerning the "human species" are especially interesting and give detailed information on the natives... populations, food, cannibalism, the status of women, customs, languages, and mythology. The last section presents a detailed evaluation of steps taken for the preservation of health of Mariners on long voyages, ... Forster deals at considerable length with the health and diseases of the South Sea islanders. He discusses venereal disease on several pages and suggests it was endemic in the Islands..." Hill, Collection of Pacific Voyages, Volume I, page 109; Bibliography of Captian James Cook, The Library of New South Wales, No. 1262; Sir M. Holmes, Captain James Cook , A Bibliographical Excursion, page 39, No.29; Cox, Travel, Volume I, page 61; Joseph Sabin, A Dictionary of Books relating to America, 25140. Sotheby&#39;s Exploration and Discovery, The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitchin, page 149, No, 298. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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