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        Basso Rilievo, il qual'e scolpito sulla Circonferenza del seguente Vaso antico di Marmo, esistenta in Roma nel Palazzo della Villa Medici sul Monte Pincio

      Kupferstich von Francesco Piranesi aus Giovanni Battista Piranesi "Vasi, Candelabri, Cippi, Sarcofagi ..." 1778. 44.5x70 cm. - Wilton-Ely 940 - Exemplar aus einer Ausgabe um 1800 auf kräftigem Papier, mit Mittelfalte. Das Basrelief zeigt Iphigenie zu Füßen einer Statue der Göttin Diana, rechts und links von ihr sieben Figuren u. a. Achilles und Agamemnon, über und unter den Figuren Rankenbordüren. Unten italienische Beschreibung in drei fünfzeiligen Spalten.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        De ruderibus laconici caldariique Romani et nonnullis aliis monumentis in solo budensi.

      Typis Regia Universiitatis., Budae 1778 - First edition. Quarto. [A2-3, 233]. Vignettes on initial pages of Parts I & II, 3 folding engraved plates inserted at rear, decorative tailpieces & intital letters. Binding quarter calf, four raised bands, marbled boards. Stamp on title page and p.119, ink notations on title page, foot of pages 186-189 and head of first folding plate. Small, neat repair to an old worm hole at foot of pp 100-125. Pages crisp, minor damp staining not affecting text. A decent and pleasing copy. Rare. Stephen Schönvisner [1738 - 1818], Hungarian Jesuit and Theologian, Archeology professor at the Royal University of Budapest, discoverer of the Roman city of Aquincum. 'De ruderibus laconici caldariique Romani.' is a archeological work on the excavations of a Roman Bathhouse. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thompson Rare Books - ABAC / ILAB]
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        Le Voyage Forcé, ou Manière de tirer avantage des circonstances ; Tiré des Mémoires d’un homme de Lettres, qui a fait un long séjour en Angleterre, et en a observé les mœurs et les usages.

      A Londres (i.e. Lille), 1778. - in-12. 2ff. IV. 190pp. Demi-veau (Reliure ancienne, dos refait et gardes renouvelées). Edition Originale rare, imprimée à Lille sous la fausse adresse de Londres, de cette intéressante évocation de l'Angleterre, peut-être autobiographique. Suite à un duel ayant mal tourné, le narrateur exilé à Lille, puis à Londres écrit des lettres à sa maîtresse dans lesquelles il relate son périple. On y trouve la description des principaux quartiers de Londres et de ses environs, avec un tableau des mœurs de la société anglaise et de ses symboles: les clubs, la Banque et la Bourse, la marine, la chasse au renard, l'Hôpital de Greenwich et son méridien, etc. 1 seul exemplaire au N.U.C. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        TRAVELS THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH AMERICA IN THE YEARS 1766, 1767, AND 1768

      London:: Printed for the author and sold by J. Walter at Charing-cross and S. Crowder in Pater-noster Row.,, 1778.. First edition. Hardcover. Closed tear top of page 298, faint stain to page 250, still an unusually fine copy, very clean with virtually no foxing present.. 8vo. pp. 4 p.l., [20], xvi, [17]-543, [1] directions to binder, 2 engraved folding maps & 4 engraved plates. 19th century gilt stamped full calf with raised bands at spine.. Carver's book was an immediate success when first published in 1778, and a second London edition followed the next year; over thirty editions and versions have been published since in several languages. A very important book in the history of the exploration of the American West as Carver was the first English-speaking explorer to venture west of the upper Mississippi River. He anticipated the idea of a contintental divide as he was the first to mention a large mountain range to the south (presumably the Rocky Mountains) that blocks the westward passage and serves as a continental divide. Further, the name 'Oregon' appears in print here for the first time, both in the text, and on one of the maps.& & "Carver penetrated farther into the West than any other English explorer before the Revolution...[and] stimulated curiosity concerning routes to the Pacific, later satisfied by Mackenzie and Lewis and Clark." (Howes C215) Thomas Jefferson owned a copy of the 1797 edition. (Sabin 11184; Streeter III 1772)

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        COMMENTARIA IN JUS ECCLESIASTICUM UNIVERSUM

      - Venettis, Typ. Petri Valvasensis, 1778,4 tomos encuad. en 2 volúmenes en 4º mayor pergamino, 1011 págs. Falta la última página del índice del tomo 4º CANONICO

      [Bookseller: Libreria A & M Jimenez]
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        Vénerie Normande Ou L'école De La Chasse Aux Chiens Courants Pour le Lièvre, le Chevreuil, le Cerf, le Daim, le Sanglier, le Loup, le Renard & la Loutre.

      A Rouen, chez Laurent Dumesnil 1778 - Deuxième édition, in-8 de XVI-(526 pp. ch., (le feuillet 447-448 qui est blanc, manque comme souvent). Reliure postérieure dans les tons chamois marbrés en cartonnage épais, dos lisse. Les 2 premières pages dont celle du titre sont non reliées et reproduites. Planches gravées sur bois, 17 dépliantes,(la 3 éme gravure est renforcée et la 4 éme reproduite) et gravures dans le texte. Tons de chasse accompagnés pour chacun d’une explication sur l’occasion et les circonstances où ils doivent être sonnés. Aussi, un traité des maladies des chiens et des remèdes qui leur sont propres, un traité sur le droit de suite et un dictionnaire des termes de chasse. Traces de mouillure sur les 6 ff. de la préface. Ouvrage d’érudit très détaillé et complet. Exemplaire sain, exempt de rousseur. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rossignol]
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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" "A Leide : Chez Jacques Murray, libraire", 1778. 1st Edition. "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."

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Art of Painting in all its Branches, Methodically demonstrated by Discourses and Plates, and exemplified by Remarks on the Paintings Of the best Masters: And their Perfections and Oversights laid open. Translated by Frederick Fritsch, Painter.

      London, S. Vandenbergh et al., 1778. 4to. Recent boards made of vellum imitated paper. Engraved frontispiece. (20),504 pp. and 71 fine engraved plates + 7 lithographed plates from another work, illustrationg the themes of the chapters. Titlepage in red a. black. A few brownspots and some scattered offsettings from the plates. Printed on good paper.. Second English edition of this highly estimated work which is a translation of the original work in Dutch "De Groot Schilderbook" from 1712. Lairesse was a Dutch painter and theorist and the foremost representative of Classicism in Holland. His work was highly influential on the 18th century painters like Jacob de Wit and Jan van Mieris. Rembrandt painted him around 1665. In 1874 Robert Browning wrote on the fly-leaf of his copy of his first edition of the English translation: "I read this book more often and with greater delight when I was a child than any other; and still remember the main of it most gratefully for the good I seem to have got from the prints and wonderful text." - Brunet III:775 (Dutch edition)

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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.

      Subject: (Malacologia). London, 1778. In-4 p.pelle originale, dorso rifatto nuovo, pp. XII-254-VII + 17 tav. colorate a mano inc. rame f.t. Testo bilingue inglese/francese.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Joseph ein Maroccaner, ist von Frhrn Mittrovsky gefangen und zu Siracusa 1698 getaufet worden. Er hat von 1728 bis zu sein Absterben 1777 der gräfl. Novohr. Kollovralischen Famille 49 Jahr gedienet". Bildnis des Sklaven im alter in Halbfigur nach halblinks. Kupferstich von Jos. Schmied nach F. Pecher.,

      Ohne Verleger, ca. 1778. - Format (Platte): 286 x 187 mm. Blattgröße: 332 x 227 mm. *Frühe und äußerst seltene Darstellung eines sogenannten Negersklaven in Mitteleuopa. Die Legende am Unterrand beschreibt die damalige Einstellung, er wurde quasi als eine Jagdbeute wie ein Tier "gefangen" genommen, dann aber doch als 'Christ' getauft. In den fast 50 Jahren seiner Dienerschaft als Sklave bei der böhmischen Adelfamilie der Freiherrn Mittrowski scheint er doch zumindest so viel soviel Achtung oder Wertschätzung erworben zu haben, dass man zu seiner Erinnerung ein Porträt mit der obigen Erinnerungsinschrift von ihm anfertigen ließ, was für die damalige Zeit höchst ungewöhnlich war. Äußerst selten, vermutlich nur für die Familie Mittrowski in wenigen Exemplaren gedruckt. - Ränder etwas angestaubt, sonst ordentlich erhalten Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 800

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Braun]
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        Miscellaneous Observations Relating to Education.

      Printed by R Cruttwell for J Johnson., London. 1778 - xxv[errata] + 334pp + [4] pp 'Catalogue of Books'. No half title. Small loss to margin of pp23/4, no loss of text. Scattered foxing. Very tight. Very good hardback in recent half calf with marbled boards and new eps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (ABA,PBFA )]
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        A Tour in Wales MDCCLXX (III) With the Moses Griffith Supplemental Plates

      London: Henry Hughes, 1778 2 volumes in contemporary cal, decorative gilt edge tooling, with gilt floral corners, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn. Spines have been relaid at some stage, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to red leather labels. Internally, decorative gilt tooling to board edges, marbled endpapers, text block edges in gilt, engraved title pages, some light off-setting to plates, and minimal light browning to some edges. Vol 1, ink name to fep (R Ward?), eng tp, [1], (ii-vi), [2], [1], 2-455, [1] errata, [8] index, [2] adverts, 1 woodcut and 26 (of 26, includes 2 portrait and 11 folding). Vol 2, engraved title page dated 1781 (Journey to Snowdon), with the vignette of Rudland, (ii), [2], [1], 2-183 pp. [1], 184-487 pp, [8] index, [1], 186-197 pp corrections, 26 plates (includes 2 portraits and 1 folding), 4 illustrations, lacks the 2nd tp Tour In Wales 1784 with the Shopherd vignette, as is often the case when the 3 tours are bound into 2 vols, small marginal paper tear P220, with the usual pagination errors 137/173 etc. A nice set, in contemporary bindings! The tour in Wales actually took place in 1773, MDCLXX was corrected by hand to MDCLXXIII on a number of copies - this included. Better described as 2 volumes in 3 parts as the tour was completed over 3 different trips, Vol 1 is part 1, Volume 2 being part 2 & 3. (ESTC T133752. Allibone 1553. Lowndes 1823) Pennant, naturalist, traveller, and writer, who in addition to his tour of Scotland, 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). ODNB.

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        CATALOGO DE LOS OBISPOS DE CORDOBA, Y BREVE NOTICIA HISTORICA DE SU IGLESIA CATEDRAL, Y OBISPADO

      Juan Rodriguez De La Torre, Cordoba 1778 - 2 tomos. 1º Portadilla, portada, 4 h, y 443 págs más 6 págs. 2º portadilla y portada, siguiendo la numeracion de paginas del primer tomo, osea de la página 444 a la 832, más indice de 3 h, gran papel. ( Salvá. 2964. No Palau ). Libro magníficamente impreso. Según D. José María Valdenebro y Cisneros, en su obra "La Imprenta en Córdoba", nos dice: Juan Rodríguez de la Torre. Desde 1767 su nombre aparece solo, quizá porque habría muerto su padre (D. Diego Rodriguez). Conservó de Regente de la Imprenta a Serrano Cavallero, pero a partir de 1768 firma las impresiones solo Juan Rodríguez. Siguiendo el ejemplo de los impresores madrileños de aquella época, renovó el utillaje de su imprenta, compro tipos claros y de hermosa forma, adquirió buenos papeles, puso mucho esmero en la corrección de las pruebas y llegó a producir libros como el "CATALOGO DE LOS OBISPOS DE CORDOBA" que no cede en nada a las mejores impresiones del gran Joaquín Ibarra. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Madrid]
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        CONVERSACIONES INSTRUCTIVAS EN QUE SE TRATA DE FOMENTAR LA AGRICULTURA POR MÉDIO DEL RIEGO DE LAS TIERRAS;

      - Y quienes igualmente se expresan los médios de hallar y aprovechar las aguas, de abrir Canales, y construir las mas simples Máquinas Hidráulicas, para el logro de tan importante beneficio, y utilidad pública. VAN ILUSTRADAS COM PLANOS, Y diseños de Agricultura, Hidráulica, Mecânica, y Arquitectura Civil contenidas en la Obra. MADRID. En la Imprenta de D. Antonio de Sancha: año de 1778. In 8.º de 20x14 cm. Com [viii], 8, CCV, [iv] pags. Encadernação da época em pergaminho. Ilustrado com frontispício gravado e 4 gravuras desdobráveis. Palau 1990, VII 176. Location/localizacao: 3-A4-C-16

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        Neue und deutliche Anleitung zur practischen Sonnen-Uhr-Kunst, worinnen auf eine leichte Art gewiesen wird, wie so wohl reguläre als irreguläre oder abweichende Sonnen-Uhren, ... ganz richtig zu verzeichnen seyn. Mit einer Zugabe von etlichen universalen Uhren: und einem Unterrichte, wie grosse Sonnen-Uhren in Fresco zu mahlen seyn. Neue Auflage

      Nürnberg, Weigel 1778. 22 cm. (14), 197, (11) Seiten mit Frontispiz (dieses als Faksimile auf altem Papier) und 42 ausfaltbaren Kupfertafeln. Festeinband, Ledereinband der Zeit mit Rückenschild und Rückenvergoldung - Engelmann, Mechan. 350 - Poggendorff II, 853 (vgl.) - Tardy 227 (vgl.) - Unveränderte Ausgabe mit neuem Titelblatt der Erstausgabe von 1726. Das Werk des Architekten aus Nürnberg enthält: Über die Gnomonic überhaupt; Von dem Fundament der Sonnen-Uhren; Die Parallelos der himmlischen Zeichen, durch ein mechanisches Analemma zu machen; Eine Mitternächtige Vertical-Uhr; Eine Universale Horizontal-Uhr, mit Elliptischen Stunden-Linien zu zeichnen usw. Rücken oben kaum sichtbar restauriert, Rückenschild fast zur Hälfte abgeblättert, S. 131 rechte Ecke unten weisser Rand restauriert, durchgehend meist nur am äußeren Papierrand schwach wasserrandig -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        De l'origine des loix, des arts et des sciences, et de leurs progrès chez les anciens peuples.

      Knapen,, A Paris, 1778 - Sei volumi di cm. 17, pp. 2.500 ca. complessive. Testate, finalini xilografici, tre grandi tabelle cronologiche e 9 tavole incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo. Elegante legatura strettamente coeva in piena pelle, dorsi a nervi con fregi in oro e titoli su doppio tassello. Tagli rossi. Eccellente stato di conservazione. Opera scritta da Goguet con l'ausilio dell'inseparabile amico Fugère ed apparsa in edizione originale nel 1758. La trattazione prende in esame il tempo che intercorre tra il principio delle società fino al regno di Ciro. La suddivisione delle materie è in tre parti e ciascuna parte in sei libri che trattano separatamente del governo, delle arti e mestieri, delle scienze, del commercio e della navigazione, dell'arte militare e per ultimo degli usi e dei costumi. Con capitoli monografici su: origine delle leggi e dei governi, agricoltura (arte di fare il pane e l'olio, delle bevande, ecc.), l'origine del disegno dell'oreficeria e dell'incisione, medicina e farmacia antica, astronomia, geografia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Dzisieyszego krola szwedzkiego w roku 1772. Utworzona z przydatkiem formy nowego rzadu, y pism zciagaiacych sie do tey odmiany.

      Przez xiedza Michellessi napisana. A z Francuzkiego na oyczysty iezyk przelozona. Warszawa, w Drukarni J. K. Mci y Rzplitey, 1778. 8:o. (2 blanka,6),261,(3) s. Rött hfrbd med ngt blekt rikt guldornerad rygg och upphöjda bind (Hedberg). Övre guldsnitt, övriga snitt endast putsade. Titelbladet med pappersförtunningar och minimal lagning efter försök till stämpelborttagning i äldre tid. Svaga fuktränder mot slutet. Med Fredrik Vult von Steijerns förgyllda pärmexlibris.. Setterwall Svensk historisk bibliografi 3511

      [Bookseller: Mats Rehnström]
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        Carte Reduite des Cotes Orientales de l'Amerique Septentrionale contenant Partie du Nouveau Jersey, la Pen-sylvanie, le Mary-land, la Virginie, la Caroline Septentrionale, la Caroline Meridionale et la Georgie

      Paris, 1778. unbound. very good(+). Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 22.75" x 33.75". Beautiful and rare Revolutionary era map of the East Coast from southern New Jersey to northern Florida. Shows place names, churches, major routes, waterways and coastal depths. Features decorative rhumb lines and exquisite treatment of topographical and geographical elements. Published in the French sea atlas "Neptune Americo-Septentrionale" just as the French were being drawn into the Revolutionary War. Wormholes to margins, light scattered foxing and an abrasion to upper margin.

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        Tardes Americanas Gobierno Gentil y Catolico: Breve y Particular Noticia de Toda la Historia Indiana: Sucesos, casos notables, y cosas ignoradas, desde la entrada de la Gran Nacion Tulteca á esta tierra de Anahuac, hasta los presentes tiempos. Trabajadas por un Indio, y un Español.

      Mexico En la nueva Imprenta Matritense de D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros 1778 - An Important and Rare Work on the Early History of the Mexicans GRANADOS Y GALVEZ, Joseph Joaquin. Tardes Americanas: Gobierno Gentil y Catolico: Breve y Particular Noticia de Toda la Historia Indiana: Sucesos, casos notables, y cosas ignoradas, desde la entrada de la Gran Nacion Tulteca á esta tierra de Anahuac, hasta los presentes tiempos. Trabajadas por un Indio, y un Español.Mexico: En la nueva Imprenta Matritense de D. Felipe de Zúñiga y Ontiveros, 1778. First edition. Small quarto. [72], 540 pp. Engraved arms at head of dedication and three engraved plates. Contemporary vellum with leather loop and toggle fastening. Spine lettered in manuscript. Some light foxing and occasional thumb-soiling, worm track on leaves Nn2-Rr1 (pp. 215-246), affecting a few words, two of the plates shaved a little close at fore-edge, without front and rear fly leafs. A very good copy of this rare and important work. "This interesting history of ancient Mexico, written in the form of a dialogue between an Indian and a Spaniard, and divided into seventeen ?Nights,? is very little known in Europe, and is very rare in Mexico. The author held several important offices in the latter country, among which was the superintendence of the Missions among the Mexican Indians.On pp. 90 to 94, will be found a fragment of Aztec poetry, written by a poet of the euphonious name of Notzahualcoyotl, and translated into Spanish by the author. One of the most curious subjects treated in this work, is that of the Mexican Calendar with the names of the days in Mexican and in Spanish" (Field). Field 620. Palau 108426. Sabin 28255. HBS 66567. $4,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Annual Register. Or, A View of the History, Politicks, and Literature. For the Year 1777

      London: Printed for J. Dodsley, Pall Mall [1778]., 1778. FIRST EDITION. Contemporary full calf with gilt border to covers, twin red and green title labels (nineteenth century respine), combed marble endpapers. Internally clean. Some general scuffing to binding. Very good. The twentieth volume of the series; a most important year. The idea of this annual was that of Edmund Burke, one of the major British Statesmen of the late 18th century. The Register was the most important factual magazine of its time, giving in-depth coverage of political and social events, plus reviews of important literary publications, and is today an invaluable account of American history of the time. This volume includes, within the 'History' section, 'Retrospective view of American Affairs in the year 1776', plus detailed accounts of key episodes within the War of Independence including 'State of the American Force', 'General Lee Taken', 'Critical State of Pennsylvania' Washington attacks Col.Mawhood near Princetown, 'Americans over-run thew Jerseys', British forces keep Brunswick and Amboy'., and 'Indian War'.The 'Chronicle' section reprints correspondence between Lord Howe and Dr.Franklin and the 'State Papers' includes John Hancock's 'American Oath of Allegiance'. Among the literary and scientific articles are 'Extracts from the Life of David Hume', 'Account of the Savage Tribes of America' (Robertson), Extracts from Cook's Voyage including the existence of a southern continent, and an account of poisonous fish in the South Seas, extracts from Evelyn's Sylva, 'On the Origin of the Name of Old Nick', Poems by Dr.Johnson, Garrick and Sheridan, plus book reviews of Robertson's History of America, and Capt. Cook's Voyage to the South Pole.

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        VARIETES LITTERAIRES, POUR SERVIR DE SUITE AUX MELANGES HISTORIQUES, CRITIQUES, DE PHYSIQUE, DE LITTERATURE ET DE POESIE. PAR M. LE MARQUIS D'ORBESSAN, PRESIDENT A MORTIER DU PARLEMENT DE TOULOUSE. PARTIE PREMIERE (ET PARTIE SECONDE) CONTENANT CE QUI A TRAIT A L'HISTOIRE ET AUX ANTIQUITES.

      CHEZ JEAN-PIERRE DUPRAT. 1778 - 2 PARTIES EN 2 VOLUMES IN-8 (13 X 19,5 X 8 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE (4) + V + 555 + (2) ET (2) + 353 + (11) + 210 PAGES, RELIURE D'EPOQUE PLEIN VEAU MARBRE, DOS A CINQ NERFS ORNE DE CAISSONS A FLEURONS DORES, TITRE DORE SUR ETIQUETTE MAROQUIN ROUGE, FILET DORE SUR COUPES, TRANCHES ROUGES. ILLUSTRE DE BANDEAUX ET CULS DE LAMPE, AINSI QUE DE 7 FIGURES HORS TEXTE, GRAVES SUR BOIS, DONT 2 CURIEUSES FIGURES D'UN PRIAPE ANTIQUE. EDITION ORIGINALE PEU COURANTE. CONTIENTÊ: - VIE DE TITUS. - MEMOIRE SUR LE DOMAINE ANTIQUE DES PISANS DANS LA CORSE. - DISSERTATIONS SUR L'ORIGINE DES POSTES. - CONSIDERATIONS SUR L'HISTOIRE DE FRANCE. - ESSAI SUR L'ORIGINE DES PARLEMENS DE FRANCE. - MEMOIRE SUR UNE IDOLE EGYPTIENNE, TROUVEE A MONTANS (TARN). - DISSERTATION SUR UNE FIGURE DE L'AMOUR TROUVEE A EAUZE (GERS). - DISSERTATION SUR UN PRIAPE ANTIQUE, TROUVE A SAINT-BERTRAND-DE-COMMINGES. - NOTICE D'UN AUTEL DEDIE AUX MONTAGNES, TROUVE A BEAUDAN, PRES DE BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE. - ECLAIRCISSEMENS D'UN PASSAGE DE SUETONE. - ECLAIRCISSEMENS SUR AUZONE. - DISSERTATION SUR ANGE POLITIEN. - ECLAIRCISSEMENT SUR UNE PIECE DE VERS LATINS. - DISSERTATION SUR LA PHILYRE DES ANCIENS. -TRADUCTION EN VERS DE L'ODE 17, LIV. I D'HORACE. - MEMOIRE SUR LOUIS BARON, POETE, NE A POULOUVRIN DANS LE COMTE D'ASTARAC EN 1612. - ESSAI SUR LES TERREURS PANIQUES. - MEMOIRE SUR L'AUTEL DE MINERVE, TROUVE A ST GUIRAUD, COMTE D'ASTARAC. - IMITATION EN VERS DE L'ODE 17 D'HORACE. - ODE AU DESESPOIR, TRADUITE DE L'ANGLOIS. - DISCOURS AU PARLEMENT DE TOULOUSE EN 1748, 1755 ET 1766. - DE LA SAGESSE. - ESSAI DE TRADUCTION NOUVELLE DES GEORGIQUES DE VIRGILE. LES (11) + 210 PAGES EN FIN DU SECOND VOLUME CONTIENNENT UN MEMOIRE DE : PEGUILLET (EDME. + 1786). DISSERTATION PHYSIQUE SUR LES PRINCIPES DE LA VEGETATION ET DE L'AGRICULTURE. QUELQUES TRACES D'USURE EXTERIEURE, SINON BON EXEMPLAIRE . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commentarius ad Pandectas. In quo praeter Romani Juris principia ac controversias illustriores, Jus etiam hodiernum, & praecipuae Fori Quaestiones excuntiuntur, .., cum novo indice generali lucopletissimo Materiarum in duobus Tomis contentarum, alioque Titulorum, in 2 voll.

      apud Fratres de Tournes 1778 in folio (cm 37x22,5), pp. 2 b., 380 nn. di indici, 792, 2 b.; 4 nn., 978, 4 b.; solida leg. p/pelle coeva, ds. a nervi con fregi in oro ai riquadri, tit. in oro su doppi tass., sguardie marmor., tagli spruzz., nastri segnalibri; grande marca tip. con motto ai front., alcuni fregi tip. come capil. floreali, testatine e finalini; testo su due colonne; Il Voet (Utrecht 1647-Leida 1714) professore di diritto a Herbirn, Utrecht, Leida, fu uno dei massimi giuristi olandesi. Piccole mancanze agli angoli delle leg. ma ottimo e fresco esemplare. 367/14

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        Selva Sagrada o Rimas Sacras Del Conde Don Bernardino De Rebolledo, Señor De Irian. TOMO TERCERO, Dedicado a La Magestad De Felipe Quarto.

      Imprenta De D. Antonio De Sancha, Madrid 1778 - 2 + 472 pags. con dos magnificos grabados. Tambien contiene LA CONSTANCIA VICTORIOSA Y LOS TRENOS, egloga y elegias sacras del conde. a la serenisima REYNA CRISTINA DE SUECIA, y tambien, IDILIO SACRO del conde. dedicado a la sacra real magestad de la reyna nuestra señora DOÑA MARIANA DE AUSTRIA. Cantos tintados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Apologie des Ordens der Frey-Mäurer. Von dem Bruder **** Mitgliede der ** schottischen Loge zu D*. Neue ganz umgearbeitete, und einzige authentische Ausgabe. Philadelphia, im Jahre 3382, d. i. 1778

      Berlin, Stahlbaum, 1778.. Mit gest. Frontispiz von J. W. Meil. 4 Bll., 246 S. Pappband d. Zt. Wolfstieg 23760; Dorn, Meil 316. - Johann August Starck, protestantischer Theologe und orientalischer Linguist (1741-1816), "ein hervorragend kluger Kopf", gründete ein Klerikat der Tempelherren und hat nach Wolfstieg "das Konglomerat von Freimaurerei, Templerei, Magie, Alchimie, und Theosophie, das er vorgefunden hat, zu einem so prachtvollen klerikalen System zusammengeleimt, daß es jedem Jesuiten Ehre machen könnte und geeignet war, wirkliche Freimaurerei in ihr gerades Gegenteil zu verkehren" (zitiert nach Lennhoff-Posner S. 1501). - Berieben und bestoßen. Mit mehreren Logenstempeln.

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        The Plays of William Shakspeare (12 Volumes)

      London: C. Bathurst, W. Strahan, et al., 1778. Second Edition. Three Quarter Leather. Very Good. 12 vol. +/-700 pp per vol. B'w frontis portrait. Title, Cont: "With the Corrections and Illustrations of various Commentators; to which are added notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens." The Second Edition, revised and augmented. Vol. 1 includes a second b/w portrait, the text of Shakspeare's (sic) will, and a facsimile sheet with Shakspeare's signature and those of the witnesses of the will. Leather covers are light olive, backed and cornered with deeper green. Five raised bands on spine, gilt lettering. All vols. show some wear at corners and spine ends, light soil to boards. All edges are marbled in a paper which matches the eps. Upper edges darker with age. Some signatures sprung in V. I, III, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X. It appears as though at the time these bvolumes were re-bound in the 19th century the spines were trimmed so that they were no longer folded signatures but perfect-bound where all of the sheets we glued directrly to the mull at the spine. Over time, the glue has released and the signatures are beginning to separate. We have two additional volumes, identical in appearance, labeled "Supplement to the Edition of Shakspeare's Plays Published in 1778 by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. In Two Volumes containing additional observations by several of the former commentators: to which are subjoined the Genuine Poems of the same author, and seven plays that have been ascribed to him; with notes by the Editor and Others." Vol. 1 of the Supplements has a b/w frontis engraving of the house in Stratford upon Avon in which Shakspeare was born. These two are dated 1780 on t.p. and spine; same publishing info listed. Integral bookmarks present. Courtney & Smith, p. 109; Fleeman 65.10SP/7; Jaggard, p. 504.

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        Oeuvres complètes de M. de Saint-Foix.

      Veuve Duchesne, 1778 - 6 volumes in-8, plein veau blond, marbré et glacé, dos à nerfs, caissons ornés, triple filet sur les plats, fleurons d’angle. Portrait par Saint-Aubin ornementé par Marillier, 2 figures par Marillier. Deux coiffes usés, un mors lég. fendillé en pied, sinon très bon exemplaire de grande fraîcheur. in-8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 275 x 210 mm, 10¾ x 8¼ inches, 2 folding tables: a Chart Representing the Isles of the South Seas and a Table which compares the various languages of the isles of the South Sea and of various nations to the east and west of it`, LACKS FOLDING MAP, pages: [4], iii, (3), iv, [9]-649, [1] - errata, signatures A-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, raised bands and gilt rules to spine, gilt lettered red morocco label. Upper hinge cracked at top 85 mm (3¼"), lower hinge just starting to crack at foot, 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, small piece torn from top inner corner of leaf of Subscribers, no loss of printed area, 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, lacking map as noted. "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 on the 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 History of the Pleas of the Crown

      London - T. Payne et al, 1778 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A comprehensive History of the Pleas of the Crown published from the original manuscripts by Sollom Emlyn, of Lincoln's Inn Esq. Written by Sir Matthew Hale who was Lord Chief Justice of the court of the King's Bench. In two volumes complete. A new edition, carefully revised and corrected with additional notes and references to modern cases concerning pleas of the crown. Together with an abridgement of the statutes concerning felonies which have been enacted since the firstpublication of this work, by George Wilson,Sergeant at Law. With an extract printed to frontispiecefrom theJournal of theHouse of Commons, dated 29th November 1680 'Ordered that the Executors of Sir Matthew Hale,late Lord Chief Justice of the court of the King's Bench, be desired to print the MSS. relating to the Crown-law; and that a Committee be appointed to take care in printing thereof. . . 'With receipt from previous purchase dated 1970 inserted. Condition: In a full calf binding. Externally, sound but with bumping and wear to extremities. With marksto boards and some staining to rear board and spineof first volume. With slight loss to head of spines. Joints startingvery slightly. Front hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound but endpapers loosening to first volume. Generally bright and clean but with some off-setting from binding and theodd spotto first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD.

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        The Works of Francis Bacon.

      J. Rivington, London 1778 - The Works of Francis Bacon. 1778;-Baron of Verulam, Viscount of St. Alban, and Lord High Chancellor of England. In Five Volumes.Printed for J. Rivington and Sons; et al., London 1778 - Five volumes. 4to. Original brown leather binding, with all 5 VOLS. rebacked to spine. Gilt lettering and date to spines. nicely rebacked in matching calf and with new leather lettering labels in red and black, gilt. Simple gilt rules on the boards. Marbled edges; marbled endpapers. Volumes I-IV have engraved frontispieces Title pages in red and black. Corners and edges worn, some of the rules have flaked, boards scuffed else a very good set with fine text blocks. Contains: Philosophical works: Of the proficience and advancement of learning, divine and human. Sylva sylvarum; or, A natural history, in ten centuries. Physiological remains. Medical remains. Medical receipts. Works moral: A fragment of the colours of good and evil. Essays or counsels civil and moral. A collection of apophthgems, new and old.--v. 2. Works political. Law tracts: Maxims of the law.--v. 3. Writings historical. Theological works. Letters. Letters, speeches, charges, advices, etc., first published by Dr. Birch in one volume in octavo in 1763.--v. 4. Opera philosophica: Instavrationis magnæ, pars I-IV.--v. 5. Opera philosophica: Historia densi et rari; necnon coitionis et expansionis materia per spatia. Historia gravis et levis. Historia sympathiæ et antipathia rerum. Historia sylphuris, mercurii, et salis. Historia et inquisitio prima de sono et auditu. Articuli quæstionum circa mineralia. Cogitationes de natura rerum. Instavrationis magnæ, pars V.(cont.) Opuscula philosophica. Descripto globi intellectualis. Opera civilia et moralia. Historia regni Henri Septimi. Sermo.Very RARE, Highly Collectable. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ETAT ET DELICES DE LA SUISSE

      Published by Samuel Fauche, 1778. Hardback. Very Good. Very good condition with no wrapper. Full brown calf binding with gilt decorations and title to spine. Description historique et geographique des treize cantons Suisses et de leurs allies nouvelle edition. Two volumes in one. 4 folding b/w maps. 3 single page b/w maps. 30 b/w plates and one folding b/w plate. Text in French. Probably new marbled endpapers. Some pages have light brown stain on lower half of page (looks like ancient dampstain). Last sentence on page 272 has been adversely affected with a couple of words eligible. Otherwise the text is bright and readable. One map is browned. Majority of plates not marked. [S]

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        An East Perspective View of the City of Philadelphia, in the Province of Pennsylvania, in North America; taken from the Jersey Shore ... Engraved from the Original Drawing sent over from Philadelphia in the possession of Carington Bowles

      London: Carington Bowles, 1 January 1778. Engraving, on laid paper, full period hand-colouring. Fourteen numbered references. Linen-backed at a very early date, lower margin trimmed to the platemark, old repaired tears. 11 1/8 x 17 1/4 inches. "The most decorative of all the reissues of Scull and Heap's 1754 East Prospect of Philadelphia" (Snyder). This is one of the great early views of Philadelphia. Based upon the Scull and Heap view of 1752, which was nearly seven feet long, this Carington Bowles version captures the main features of the city as it was and is "probably the most decorative of all reissues.." (Snyder). It certainly conveys the feel of an active port city, which is true of the original Scull and Heap print. It was published during the British occupation of Philadelphia, and the war was probably the reason for the new edition, as it was for many revived maps and views. This is the first issue of the Bowles edition, dated 1778 (later issues are undated and published by Bowles and Carver. Brightly hand-colored in a thick gouache, the engraving was intended by Bowles as part of a series of prints to be used in a peep show or optical viewer. Operating one of the largest print "warehouses" in London, Bowles was able to secure Heap's painting and this resulting print remains largely true to the original (albeit with sections of the shoreline and wharves truncated to maintain the standard size of the prints in the series). A lovely copy of a rare and desirable view. Snyder, City of Independence, 100; Deak, Picturing America, 101.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of Ireland Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches

      Dublin: Executors of David Hay, 1778. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. Contemporary full leather in a straight-grain pattern; spine simply ruled with two initials (W. D.) in the title spot; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; ribbon markers. Light wear to the hinges and edges, gilt worn, else a very nice copy. Scarce Common Prayer specifically for the use of the Irish Church. ESTC T91485.

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        [GROUP OF SEVEN CONTEMPORARY ENGRAVINGS OF JOHN ADAMS]

      [Various places. ca. 1778-1799, as enumerated below].. Seven engravings, ranging from 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 to 8 3/4 x 6 inches, all inlaid into quarto sheets. Fine. A fine collection of seven contemporary engravings of John Adams, executed from the 1770s to the 1790s. A least one appears to be a proof sheet, and it bears no indication of publisher or engraver. The images capture Adams from the period of the Revolution through his presidency. They are as follow: 1) JOHN ADAMS. [London]: Published by Cadell & Davies, Sept. 14, 1799. 6 x 4 1/4 inches. A stipple engraving by Harding after an original illustration by Taylor. 2) [JOHN ADAMS]. [Np. nd]. 8 3/4 x 6 inches. Adams is depicted in an oval frame, with no artist or engraver noted. 3) JOHN ADAMS. GEZANT DER NOORD- AMERICASCHE STAATEN, IN DE VEREENIGDE NEDERLANDEN. [Np, The Hague? nd, ca. 1782]. 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches. An image almost identical to the one immediately above, but with Adams in a rectangular frame, and captioned in Dutch. An olive branch in the lower right corner perhaps symbolizes the treaty Adams negotiated with the Dutch in 1782. 4) HIS EXCELLENCY JOHN ADAMS. [London]: Published by J. Fielding, Sept. 1, 1783. 6 1/2 x 4 inches. The engraving was executed after "an original portrait in the possession of Edmund Jennings, Esq." 5) JOHN ADAMS, L.L.D. VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. [Np. nd, ca. 1790]. 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches. Engraved by Hall, after a painting by John Singleton Copley. 6) JOHN ADAMS, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. [Np. nd, ca. 1797]. 5 3/4 x 4 inches. The only identifying mark is "Houston, Sculpt." below the oval image of Adams. 7) JOHN ADAMS. [Np. nd, ca. 1798]. 5 x 3 3/4 inches. Depicts Adams about the time of his presidency.

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        Carte Reduite des Cotes Orientales de l'Amerique Septentrionale contenant Partie du Nouveau Jersey, la Pen-sylvanie, le Mary-land, la Virginie, la Caroline Septentrionale, la Caroline Meridionale et la Georgie

      Paris, France: Antoine De Sartine, Departemente De la Marine, 1778. Approximately 18" x 35". This important Revolutionary War chart was prepared for the French maritime atlas Neptune Americo-Septentrional, but also issued separately. No doubt that other copies of this chart were used by the French fleet during their famous blockade of the Chesapeake that secured Washington's defeat of Cornwallis at Yorktown. The chart ranges from Delaware Bay and Philadelphia southward to the St. Johns River in what today is Florida and contains extensive details, especially in the Chesapeake Bay region. Additionally, it provides considerable inland details (roads, tribes, towns, mountains rivers, etc.) as far north as Fort Necessity and as far west as the Ohio River. Neatly mended split along the lower half of the centerfold and well-done small repairs in several spots and along the margin. Some soiling on the reverse and backed with thin paper. Very attractive..

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        A Tour in Wales. MDCCLXXIII

      London: Henry Hughes, 1778 In full contemporary speckled calf, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, a few small marks. Spine has been relaid, retaining the old, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to red leather label. Internally, bookplate of John Paul Paul of High Grove in Tetbury to fpd, hinges strengthened, engraved title page with vignette of Caergwrle Castle by Moses Griffith, [2], (vi), [2], [1], 2-455 pp, [1], [10] index and adverts, eng. frontis + 26 plates (of 26 with 12 folding), + 2 vignettes, some light offsetting. Pennants first tour in Wales actually took place in 1773, MDCLXX was corrected by hand to MDCLXXIII on a number of copies, including this one, usual pagination errors but complete. This is the first part of his North Wales tour that took in the counties of Flint and Denbighshire. 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!s! A really nice copy, clean, tight with the absolute minimum amount of foxing. (ESTC T133752 for the 1st part. 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.

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        Voyages de Gulliver en divers pays éloignés I-II *

      Swart, La Haye 1778. - 3 tomes reliés en 2 volumes plein papier marbré, tranches mouchetées Hormis deux taches au premier et quels marques aux cartonnages,en bel état. Sympathique édition ymagée d'antan de ce classique de la Science-Fiction, exceptionnelle dans les rayons du 7e Ciel.

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        Rare 1778 Antonio Zatta Map (St. Augustine & Cape Fear)

      0001-01-01 00:00:00. Unknown Unknown. Good. Zatta, Antonio. Rare 1778 Map of St. Augustine & Cape Fear. Venice, 1778. Single sheet (16.5 x 13 inches). Good. Parte Orientale, Della Florida, Della Giorgia, E Carolina Meridionale. SEPARATELY ISSUED MAP (Based upon by John Mitchell). Excellent regional map that marks St. Augustine, Charleston (Charlestown), Cape Fear and much more. Very attractive. Published by N/A

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        TRAVELS THROUGH THE INTERIOR PARTS OF NORTH- AMERICA, IN THE YEARS 1766, 1767, AND 1768

      London: Printed for the author, 1778.. [20],xvi,543,[1]pp. plus two folding maps and four plates. Additional portrait of Carver bound in as a frontispiece. Contemporary speckled calf, expertly rebacked in matching speckled calf, gilt morocco labels. A bit of occasional, light tanning; some offsetting from plates. A few instances of neat contemporary marginalia or corrections. A very good copy. Carver went farther west than any British explorer before the Revolution. He was seeking a transcontinental waterway, but mainly explored tributaries of the Mississippi. His book, however, is often given credit for being a catalyst for further exploration, influencing Mackenzie and Lewis and Clark. "A Plan of Captain Carver's Travels in the Interior Parts of North America" shows the headwaters of the Mississippi, lakes Michigan and Superior, and the land as far west as the Dakotas. The text contains the first mention of the word "Oregon." Includes material relating to the languages of a number of Indian tribes. A cornerstone early western travel narrative. HOWES C215, "aa." FIELD 251. STREETER SALE 1772. PILLING, PROOF- SHEETS 634. SABIN 11184. VAIL 670.

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        Kongl.

      svenska theatren. I-VII. Sthlm, Kongl. tryckeriet, 1778-96. 12:o. (8),266 + (8),284 + (8),266 + (8),287 + (8),208,212-211,211-278 + (8),272 + (8),241 s. Tre samtida ljusbruna hfrbd med upphöjda bind, sparsamt guldornerade ryggar, blekt bruna titeletiketter och mörkt bruna nummerskyltar. Rödstänkta snitt. Ryggarna, ngt blekta, torra och flammiga samt med ett par smårevor i ryggskinnet upptill på det första och tredje bandet. Titeletiketterna med några sprickor och den andra med liten skada. En liten fläck i främre snittet på det första bandet har trängt in i yttermarginalen. Enstaka lager- och småfläckar. Del I är delvis tryckt på blåtonat papper och har smärre solkfläckar på s. 3, 144-47, 154-61 och 220-23 samt pappersförlust i nedre marginalen på s. 107 och en reva in i texten på s. 197-98. Del II har smärre solkfläckar på de första två bladen och i yttermarginalen på s. 273. Del III har några vikta hörn och minimala fläckar i nedre marginalen på s. 32-33. En liten fuktfläck i yttermarginalen på s. 67-68 i del IV och i del V en liten reva i yttermarginalen på s. 85. Del VI är allmänt småfläckig, mer på s. 151-52, och har en gammal lagning i inre marginalen på s. 108-09 och i nedre marginalen på s. 251. Sista delen har några fläckar i nedre marginalen på s. 93-97 och mindre rostfläckar i övre marginalen på s. 125-26. Med Caroline Göranssons och Åke Livstedts namnteckningar.. Teaterstyckena är var och ett omnämnda i Klemming Sveriges dramatiska litteratur. Verket innehåller ett omfattande och representativt urval av den gustavianska tidens dramatik och detta är den bästa samlade källan föra att läsa de stycken som spelades på de kungliga scenerna i Stockholm

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        Manuscript Document, signed ("Jonth Trumbull") giving safe passage to Dudley Woodbridge of Norwich to deliver rum and sugar to Fishkill, New York "the embargo Notwithstanding"

      Lebanon, Ct., 24 june, 1778. 13.2 x 20 cm. Ink on paper. Slightly spotted, two edges repaired, various perforations from pne and closed tears . As Governor of Connecticut, Trumbull played an important role in the Revolution, especially in supplying the General Washington's troops. With this document, Trumbull sends rum and sugar tothe the hudson valleym, where Washington's troops were quartered after the terrible winter of 1777-78 at Valley forge "Connecticut under Trumbull's leadership and through his son Joseph's position as commissary general became an important supplier of provisions to Washington}s army ..." - DAB

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        Beschreibung des Brittischen Amerika zur Ersparung der Englischen Karten

      Wolfenbuttel: 1778. 8vo. (6 3/4 x 4 inches). 20,571,[1]pp. Engraved folding map, hand-coloured in outline.. Contemporary paper-covered boards (front joint partially split). With an interesting map of revolutionary America This work gives a thorough description of New England during the Revolutionary War, describing the geographical, political and economic makeup of the colonies, as well as the European inhabitants. It also includes an index and a detailed map by Pingeling entitled "Special-Karte von den mittleren Brittischen Colonien in Nord-America," a rare German depiction of Revolutionary War-era New England and the mid-Atlantic, as far south as Maryland. Howes l-243; Clark I:270; McCorkle 778.14; Sabin 39937

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        The Annual Register, or a VIEW of the History, Politics, and Literature, For the YEAR 1777

      ONT> ONT>, 1778 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A handsomely bound copy of the 20th volume of this long-established work of reference. First written in 1758 under the editorship of Edmund Burke, and produced continuously since that date, the Annual Register records and analyses the years major events, developments and trends throughout the world. A particularly interesting year of the Review, containing some fascinating contemporary analysis and opinion of the American Civil War. First edition. Condition: In a full speckled calf binding with a particularly nice spine. Externally, generally smart with an attractive patina. However front joint is starting and rear joint has almost failed, may detach in post. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean with any spots largely confined to the first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD..

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        REGLAMENTO y Aranceles Reales para el Comercio Libre de España a Indias de 12 de octubre de 1778. Madrid, en la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, 1778. RELIÉ AVEC (à la suite): 2). REAL DECRETO de diez y seis de Marzo de 1778. Por el que habilita S.M. el Puerto de los Alfaques de Tortosa, y el de Almería, para el Comercio libre à Indias, bajo los mismos terminos y circunstancias que los demàas comprehendidos en el de dos de Febrero del mismo año. En Madrid, en la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, 1778. 3). ARANCEL de los derechos que S.M. señala a los escribanos de registros en los puertos de Indias para las embarcaciones del Comercio libre, y las que hacen el interior de unos Puertos à otros en los Mares del Norte, y Sur de la America. En Madrid, en la impr

      - Ensemble 4 ouvrages en 1 volume in-folio. 1). 2ff. 19pp. 262pp. 2). 3ff. (1f.blanc). 3). 4ff. 4). 4ff. Plein veau marbré, guirlande dorée encadrant les plats, dos lisse orné (reliure espagnole de l'époque). Important recueil de 4 pièces publiées séparément sur la libéralisation du commerce de l'Espagne avec l'Amérique. Il contient en tête le grand 'Reglamento' de 1778, fleuron des réformes économiques de Carlos III, qui levait la restriction du commerce des ports espagnols avec l'Amérique. L'ouvrage contenait notamment de nombreuses informations sur le commerce et le tarif des biens espagnols et américains, avec des indications sur les ports, le transport maritime, les concessions faites à la Louisiane, etc. A la suite du 'Reglamento' se trouvent 3 textes de loi qui en complétaient certains aspects en étendant la liberté du commerce aux ports de Alfaques de Tortosa et Almería, en fixant le tarif des écritures douanières et en incluant différents ports d'Amérique du Sud. Intéressant exemplaire paraphé, avec le feuillet ajouté du blason de Carlos III qui ne figure pas dans tous les exemplaires, et portant l'inscription manuscrite suivante: "De la mesa de la Razón". 1). Palau, 255843. Sabin, 68890. Medina, 4845. 2). Medina, 4844. 3). Medina, 4833. 4). Pas dans Medina. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte Reduite des Cotes Orientales de l'Amerique Septentrionale contenant Partie du Nouveau Jersey, la Pen-sylvanie, le Mary-land, la Virginie, la Caroline Septentrionale, la Caroline Meridionale et la Georgie

      Paris, France: Antoine De Sartine, Departemente De la Marine, 1778. Approximately 18" x 35". This important Revolutionary War chart was prepared for the French maritime atlas Neptune Americo-Septentrional, but also issued separately. No doubt that other copies of this chart were used by the French fleet during their famous blockade of the Chesapeake that secured Washington's defeat of Cornwallis at Yorktown. The chart ranges from Delaware Bay and Philadelphia southward to the St. Johns River in what today is Florida and contains extensive details, especially in the Chesapeake Bay region. Additionally, it provides considerable inland details (roads, tribes, towns, mountains rivers, etc.) as far north as Fort Necessity and as far west as the Ohio River. Neatly mended split along the lower half of the centerfold and well-done small repairs in several spots and along the margin. Some soiling on the reverse and backed with thin paper. Very attractive..

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        Cabinet De Pierres Antiques Gravees, Ou Collection Choisie De 216 Bagues Et De 672 Pierres Egyptiennes, Etrusques, Grecques, Romaines, Parthiques, Gauloises, &c. Tirees du Cabinet de Gorlee, & autres celbres Cabinets de l'Europe

      Paris: P-M. Lamy, 1778. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary mottled calf, covers rehinged. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 8 & 10 pages in text. 22 x 17 cm. Engraved frontispieces, 283 plates. An antiquary of Flemish descent, his early interest in gem collecting as part of his cabinet of curiosities eventually spawned interest in Greco-Roman intaglio gems; his collection purchased in 1609 on behalf of Henry, Prince of Wales -- with more than a representative sampling of specimens here. His first work, "Dactiliotheca," published 1609. BRUNET Vol. II, p.1671. Index of plates in each volume, generally clean, wide margined plate pages, book label and small ownership inscription dated 1857 of same individual, corner wear, raised bands, leather spine label, spine compartments decorated in blind.

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        THE LANCASTER ALMANACK, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, 1779

      Lancaster [Pa.]: Printed and Sold by Francis Bailey, [1778].. [30]pp. (lacking pp.[31-36]), including in- text woodcut illustrations. 12mo. Illustrated printed self-wrappers, stitched (one thread of two lacking). First leaf detached, with portion of upper inner corner (1 1/2 x 1 inch) torn away. Marginal dampstaining on front leaf, significant dampstain on remaining leaves. Good. Revolutionary War issue of Francis Bailey's LANCASTER ALMANACK, with significant patriotic content. Francis Bailey, an official printer to both the U.S. Congress and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, operated a printing press in Lancaster, Pennsylvania from 1773 to 1780, during which time he produced numerous important federal documents, including the first official printing of the Articles of Confederation. In the same year that he published the present volume, Bailey printed a German- language almanac in which George Washington was first dubbed "the father of his country" ("Des Landes Vater"). The front cover of the 1779 ALMANACK features a large, elaborate woodcut scene combining themes of astronomy, America, and liberty. In addition to the calendar, the volume includes various recipes and maxims, patriotic verse, and an account of Ethan Allen's reply to Gen. Howe's proposal that he desert the American cause and join the British army. The illustration, "The Anatomy of Man's Body, as governed by the Twelve Constellations," appears on page [5]. A scarce volume, with only four copies located between NAIP and OCLC. DRAKE 10073. EVANS 16054. HILDEBURN 3808. NAIP w032746.

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        A VOYAGE To CALIFORNIA To Observe the Transit of Venus. With an Historical Description of the Author's Route Through Mexico, and the Natural History of that Province. Also, a Voyage to Newfoundland and Sallee, to Make Experiments of Mr. Le Roy's Time Keepers. By Monsieur de Cassini

      London:: Printed for Edward and Chalres Dilly,. 1778.. 8vo: [A]^4 B - O^8 P^4. 7-7/8" x 5-1/8". 1st Edition in English (Cowan II, p. 114; Hill Collection, 279; Howes C-299; Sabin 12004). [8], 215, [1 (blank)] pp. P. 215 mis-numbered 315.. Modern brown full calf binding, executed in a period style, with maroon leather title label in second compartment.. Binding with bookplate of Joseph Russell Knowland, otherwise Fine.. Textblock & plan - VG+ (plan with short tear at lower junction of. attachment stub).. Folding plan of the "City of Mexico" as frontispiece.

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