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        Essai sur l'histoire de la maison d'Autriche

      First edition. By the Earl of G ... in title page. The epistle is signed by the Count de Girecourt.Exemplary with the arms of the Marquis de Durand, lord of Villeblain.Binders in full icy blond calf vintage.Chronological history from 1273 to 1732, listing the main events in the austrian house, particularly in its struggles with France. The Hasbourg dynasty was with the Bourbons, the largest family which gave to many European countries many sovereigns (Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Holy Roman Empire ...); it was in constant conflict with France. Chez Moutard à Paris 1778 In-12 (10x17,2cm) viij, xxix (1) 492pp. (2) et viij, 559pp. et xij, 416pp. et xviij, 574pp. (1) et xij, 532pp. et xij, 479pp. (3) 6 volumes reliés

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        Kupferstich- Karte, b. A. Zatta, "Il Canadá le Colonie Inglesi con la Luigianan e Florida di nuova Projezione".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, dat. 1778, 30,5 x 40,5 Mit altkolor. Titelkartusche. - Zeigt die Ostküste der USA und Kanada ( bis Neufundland )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Notizie spettanti all'antichissima scola de' pescatori in oggi denominata Casa Matha. UNITO A: Statuti e rubriche dell'ordine della casa Matha del 1304, 1305, 1306, 1307, 1308. Matricole contenenti i nomi delle persone ascritte nell'ordine della casa Matha cominciando dall'anno 1305 descritti nel codice in pergamena, ed esposti con ordine e possibile chiarezza, e diligenza.

      Ravenna, Tipografia di A. Roveri e figli, 1839, due volumi in-4to cartonato coevo (con piccole abrasioni e strappi ai dorsi) pp. (10)-294-(2) + pp. 230-(4). con fregio tipografico al frontespizio e un bel ritratto inciso all'acquaforte da Gaspare Ginanni dal disegno di F. Nistri posto in antiporta (le pagine 289/294 e l'ultima carta con l'imprimatur sono state rilegate erroneamente all'epoca dopo la pagina 224) Prima ed unica edizione. Il primo volume è suddiviso quattro parti: nella prima si dimostra come l'epoca della sua istituzione sia piu' antica di quanto si ritiene; la seconda tratta dei ricchi stabilimenti posseduti dalla corporazione dal 1034 sino al 1778, nella terza gli Statuti e le leggi dell'antico ordine, nella quarta commenti, notizie ed atti desunti da un antico codice in pergamena. Nel secondo volume vi sono la riforma degli antichi statuti, e il catalogo degli individui che nel 1345 formavano il corpo dei confratelli.

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        Catalogue de tableaux et dessins originaux des plus grands maîtres des différentes écoles ; morceaux à gouasse, terres cuites, pierres gravées & pâtes de composition, &c. qui composaient le Cabinet de feu Charles Natoire, ancien professeur et directeur de l'Académie de France à Rome.

      first edition. Chez Chariot & chez P. A. Paillet à Paris Lundi 14 décembre 1778 in-8 (13x20cm) 45pp. (1f.bl.) 21pp. relié

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        Commentaria De Jure Regni Neapolitani in quinque tomos distributa. Tomus I - Juris publici; Tomus II - Juris publici; Tomus III - Jus privatum; Tomus V - Jus feudale

      Cajetani Castellano, Napoli 1778 - Minime naturali imperfezioni, nel complesso buono stato generale di conservazione (2) + 256; (2) + 232; VIII + 284; VIII + 232; 84 p. 5 voll in 4 tomi 245x185 mm p.perg coeva con doppio tassello bicromatico al dorso

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        Mesmerismus. Oder System der Wechselwirkungen, Theorie und Anwendung des thierischen Magnetismus als die allgemeine Heilkunde zur Erhaltung des Menschen von Dr. Friedrich Anton Mesmer. Herausgegeben von Dr. Karl Christian Wolfart. Mit dem Bildniß des Verfassers und 6 Kupfertafeln. [ANGEBUNDEN:] Dr. Karl Christian Wolfart: Erläuterungen zum Mesmerismus [= Kommentarband zu ersterem]. Erstausg.

      LXXIV, 356 S., mit gest. Frontispiz von Meyer, Diagramm im Text u. 6 (2 teilkolor.) Kupfertaf. von F. Guimpel (diese am Ende eingebunden) / XVI, 296 S., 8, Neueres Leder mit Rückentext u. goldgepr. Fileten Slg. du Prel 733 Ackermann II/283: "Vergriffene und sehr gesuchte Ausgabe [...] Ausführliche Besprechung des Werkes im Archiv für den thierischen Magnetismus. Bd.I,3 von Nees v. Esenbeck." - Von dem Arzt Karl Christian Wolfart (1778-1832) aus den Manuskripten Mesmers hrsg. u. mit dem zugehörigem Kommentarband. Dieses letzte zu Mesmers Lebzeiten (1734-1815) veröffentlichte Werk dokumentiert sein Denkgebäude sowie praktische Hinweise zur Heilung. Franz Anton Mesmer machte sich durch seine Magnettherapie einen Namen, die nach seiner Meinung nicht auf der Wirkung des Magneten, sondern auf einem dem menschlichen Körper ausströmenden "Fluidum" beruhte, das durch aufgeladene Gegenstände noch verstärkt werden konnte. Die Entdeckung gilt heute als Ursprung der Hypnosetherapie. - Breitrandiges u. unbeschnittenes Expl. Frontispiz mit sauber ergänztem Eckabriss (kein Text- oder Bildverlust) fast durchgehend leicht braunfleckig wenige Blatt mit schwachem Feuchtigkeitsrand u. nicht aufgeschnitten, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Poésies érotiques.

      A l'Isle de Bourbon [d.i. Paris, Didot], 1778. - 8°. 2 Bll., 64 S. Kalbsleder d. Zt. mit reicher Rücken- und Innenvergoldung. Ganzgoldschnitt. Seltene |erste Ausgabe|. In diesem Frühwerk verarbeitet Parny (1753-1814), bekannt vorallem durch seinen skandalösen Guerre des Dieux von 1799, seine unglückliche Affäre mit Esther Lelièvre auf seiner Heimatinsel Réunion (damals Isle de Bourbon). Die Angebete erscheint hier als Éléonore. Einband berieben, vorderes Gelenk durch Wurmfraß beschädigt. Seiten teils leicht braunfleckig. Vorsatz mit Besitzervermerk des Schriftstellers S(ain)te Beuve (1984-1869). Brunet, Suppl. II,161. Cioranescu 49086. Gay III, 793f. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Thomas Wharton

      May 5, 1778. A document signed <I>"Thos. Wharton, Pres"</I> as the President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania. The document ordered David Rittenhouse, a noted patriot, to pay <I>"Caleb Davis... [for] Riding from Lancaster to General Potters Camp in Haverford from thence to the neighborhood of Darby and Chester as per order of the Supreme Executive Council for the purpose of informing them the situation of the camp and the disposition of the people in that neighborhood... "</I> David Rittenhouse was on of the foremost scientists and mathematicians in colonial America. During the Revolution, he served as Pennsylvania's treasurer. The document contains some toning on the folds and is professionally silked for reinforcement purposes. The document is in very good condition with a large, dark signature.

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        Voyage dans l'hémisphère austral, et autour du monde, fait sur les vaisseaux de Roi, l'Aventure & la Résolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775. Dans lequel on a inséré la relation du Capitaine Furneaux, & celle de MM. Forster.

      Hôtel de Thou 1778 - Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1778. 5 volumes in-4, plein veau marbré époque, dos à nerfs ornés de fleurons, de filets et de roulettes dorés, titres dorés, plats encadrés d'un triple filet doré, coupes ornées de roulettes dorées, toutes tranches marbrées, XLIV, 460 pp; VIII, 432 pp; VIII, 374 pp; VIII, 413 pp, 2 pp non chiffrées; XII, 510 pp, 1 ff non chiffré. Edition originale française de ce second voyage de Cook, illustrée d'un portrait de Cook en frontispice et de 66 planches hors texte (cartes, vues, portraits, plans) dépliantes pour la plupart et dessinées par Hodges, quelques bandeaux et culs-de-lampe. Le tome V comprend un tableau dépliant des "Différentes langues des isles de la mer du sud, comparées à celles des différentes nations situées à l'Est & à l'Ouest de ces Isles". Certains coins émoussés, coupes usées, frottements et légères épidermures sur les plats, quelques rares taches intérieures, quelques petites déchirures sans gravité, mouillures sur quelques pages dans les marges supérieures et inférieures du tome IV. Le tome V est la relation du même voyage par Forster, sous le titre suivant: "Observations faites, pendant le second voyage de M. Cook, dans l'hémisphère austral, et autour du monde, sur la géographie, l'histoire naturelle, et la philosophie morale, et en particulier sur La Terre & ses Couches; l'Eau, & l'Océan; L'Athmosphère; Les Révolutions du Globe; Les Corps organisés; Et l'Espèce humaine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A DISSERTATION ON THE LANGUAGES, LITERATURE AND MANNERS OF EASTERN NATIONS.

      Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1778. Originally prefixed to a Dictionary, Persian, Arabic, and English. The 2nd edition, to which is added Part II. Containing additional observations. Together with further remarks on A New Analysis of Ancient Mythology: in answer to An Apology, addressed to the author, by Jacob Bryant, Esq. SECOND EDITION, greatly enlarged, 1778. 8vo, approximately 210 x 130 mm, 8¼ x 5 inches, pages: xii, 288, (2), 289-490, divisional title to Part II follows page 288 at the end of Part I, full contemporary tree calf, gilt patterned border to covers, gilt patterned decoration in panels separated by gilt bands to spine, 1 panel in dark green, red morocco title label, marbled endpapers. Small scratch, small grazed area and small dent to top edge on upper cover, part of fore-edge worn on lower cover with loss of gilt, 1 lower corner showing cardboard at tip, spine gilt slightly dull, unusual bookplate on front pastedown, plain with a large decorative "G" and a crown just above it, small private library number label in the upper corner, small light stain to fore-edge margin of first 30 pages, title page and first 4 Contents leaves strengthened neatly at fore-edge with archival tape, similar very pale staining to fore-edge margin recurs intermittently from page 177 to the end, otherwise contents clean, binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book. Sir John Richardson (1740/41-1795), was a lawyer and orientalist and his Dictionary, the first in Persian, Arabic and English, was published in two volumes in 1777 and 1780. Part I of our book preceded the dictionary in Volume I, and was also published separately in 1777. The ODNB describes it as "a long, intellectually ambitious and highly polemical (work). Those who tried to write the history of Eastern peoples without using Eastern sources were particular objects of his disdain. One of those thus attacked, Jacob Bryant, retaliated in An Apology to Richardson, to which Richardson replied in a second edition of his 'Dissertation". Part II which is only in the second edition and enlarges the work by some 200 pages. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Voyage to California to Observe the Transit of Venus...

      Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, London, 1778. Very good: boards rubbed; scattered foxing. 8 3/8 x 5 1/4 inches, [10], 315 (i.e. 215), [2] pages, modern boards with vellum spine, Includes half-title, often lacking. With folding plan of Mexico City. First edition in English of "[a] thrilling account of a race against time to reach Lower California before the transit of Venus occurred." (Streeter, ref. 1772 Paris ed.). To this edition is added an account of a voyage to Newfoundland as well as a description of the town of SalleŽ, Morocco. Sabin 12004.

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        Isole di Majorca, d'Ivica, e di Formentera

      Artist: Zatta Antonio d ; issued in: Venice; date: d1778 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 32 x 41,5; - description: Map depicts the biggest Balearic island Mallorca. Also showing Ibiza and on an inset maps Formentera which is together with some other smal islands the group of Pityusic Islands.; - vita of the artist: Antonio Zatta (1757 ? 1797) was an Italian cartographer who was based in Venice. One of his major contributions include the Atlante Novissimo, a four volume atlas of the world in very high scientific quality.

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        Estampes du catalogue raisonné et figure des tableaux de la Galerie Électorale de Dusseldorff

      Basel: Chretrien de Mechel Graveur, 1778. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. Wide format folio in later but early half leather over marbled boards, worn at corners, hinges rubbed, edges gilt. Modest foxing, occasional finger soiling and wear to plate edges, very good overall. 30 plates - 4 preliminary plates and 26 showing the museum contents, room by room. A groundbreaking work of museum cataloging - a smaller edition more useful as a gallery guide was produced as few years later. Size: Folio. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 046586.

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        An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      London: Strahan and Cadell, 1778. The scarce second edition (first published in 1776) and the only other edition to be published in quarto format. Two quarto volumes (280 x 215 mm, text being 200*130 and uncut 300*230, so a real large-paper copy). [8], 510; [6], 589, [1=blank] pp. Without half-title in Volume II (no copies known with half-title in Volume I). Early 20th-century dark blue halfcloth with marbled boards. Top edge stained red. Some page edges browned, occasional spotting, severe on quire 3M of Volume I and 2N of Volume II, discrete repair to blank area of p 115 of Volume II. PROVENANCE: Municipal Museum Warrington, its bookplate at fpep and some small stamps. Some old handwriting in pencil. Minor edgewear. Adam Smith (1723-1790) spent ten years in the writing and perfecting of The Wealth of Nations. "The book succeeded at once, and the first edition was exhausted in six months. Whether it be true or not, as Buckle said, that the Wealth of Nations was, in its ultimate results, probably the most important that had ever been written it is probable that no book can be mentioned which so rapidly became an authority both with statesmen and philosophers" (D.N.B.). "The history of economic theory up to the end of the nineteenth century consists of two parts: the mercantilist phase which was based not so much on a doctrine as on a system of practice which grew out of social conditions; and the second phase which saw the development of the theory that the individual had the right to be unimpeded in the exercise of economic activity. While it cannot be said that Smith invented the latter theory his work is the first major expression of it. He begins with the thought that labour is the source from which a nation derives what is necessary to it. The improvement of the division of labour is the measure of productivity and in it lies the human propensity to barter and exchange Labour represents the three essential elements wages, profit and rent and these three also constitute income. From the working of the economy, Smith passes to its matter stock which compasses all that man owns either for his own consumption or for the return which it brings him. The Wealth of Nations ends with a history of economic development, a definitive onslaught on the mercantile system, and some prophetic speculations on the limits of economic control The Wealth of Nations is not a system, but as a provisional analysis it is complete convincing. The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern economic thought" (Printing and the Mind of Man 221, describing the 1776 first edition). The second edition is the rarest of the early editions of The Wealth of Nations. Only 500 copies were printed. The third edition consisted of 1,000 copies and the fourth 1,250 copies. It is unknown how many copies of the more common first edition were published. "The second edition exhibits a number of alterations large and small, some providing new information, some correcting matters of fact, some perfecting the idiom, and large number now documenting references in footnotes" (William B. Todd, in the 1976 Oxford edition of The Wealth of Nations). Kress B.154. Goldsmiths 11663. Sabin 82303. Grolier, 100 English, 57 (describing the 1776 first edition)..

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        Briefe über einige noch lebende Freygeister. Erster bis Dritter Teil [kmpl.]. Einwürfe wider die Offenbarung. Verb. u. verm. Aufl.

      Bern, bey der Typographische Gesellschaft, 1778. - XV, 234 S., mit Schmuckvignette / 4 Bll., 258 S., mit Schmuckvignette / 4 Bll., 189 S.; alle mit gest. Titelillus., 8°, Neueres marmoriertes Halbleder mit goldgepr. Rückentext (3 Bde.) Ein Werk, das sich überwiegend gegen die materialistische Bibel- u. Religionskritik von Voltaire wendet. - "Was in den Evangelien am härtesten die Feinde der Offenbarung drückte, die Wunderthaten Jesu, wurden von den Juden zu allen Zeiten, wurden von Celsus und Julianus als wahre Geschichte angenommen." (Bd.I, S.133) - "Die Zauberey: eine schwer aufzuklärende Materie, weil der körperliche Einfluß der Macht böser Geister zu unseren Zeiten nicht mehr sichtbar ist, und wenigstens durch keine Begebenheit erwiesen wird; denen ich Glauben zustellen könnte. Aber daß niemals Zaubereyen gewesen seyen, wird durch das verneinende Beyspiel unserer Zeiten nicht bewiesen." (Bd.III, S.83) - Der Universalgelehrte Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777) war ein Schweizer Mediziner, der auch als Dichter u. Literaturkritiker der Aufklärungsepoche hervor trat. - Textblöcke breitrandig u. unbeschnitten, dadurch angerändert; tlw. mit kl. Randläsuren, sonst schöne Bände.

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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, FOLDING CHART (MAP) 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, gilt lettered maroon 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 ( A Journal) in the front of the book are slightly shorter than the other pages (these pages are not found in all copies), 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, Part I page 149, No. 298. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The history of America

      London, Cadell, 1778. 3 volumes [book I-VIII]. Original boards, 4°. 272+387+363+(19) pag. Illustrated with a folding plate in vol I. B0247.

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        Vollständige Mühlen Baukunst, darinnen werden I. Alle Grundregeln so zu der Praxi nöthig, die doch gar wenigen recht bekannt sind, treulich angewiesen. II. Die Vortheile, die man bey Anlegung der Wasserräder alle Sorten von Maschinen zutreiben, in acht nehmen muß, Auf den höchsten Grad der Vollkommenheit gebracht. III. Was insonderheit an Korn-, Graupen-, Papier-, Oehl-, Pulver-, Säg-, Steinschneide-, Bohr-, Schleiff-, Sensen-, Kessel-, Eisendrat-, Hächsel- und Dreschmühlen zu verbessern aufrichtig entdecket. 4. Auflage.

      Augsburg, Kilian 1778 - 1 Bl., 34 S., 51 Kupfertafeln (gez. I-XLII, XIX A-C, XXIA, XXIIA-B, XXV A, XXVI A). 32,7 x 20,5 cm, Einband der Zeit berieben und mit kleinen Bezugsdefekten, Ecken bestoßen, Tafeln teils mit leichten Fingerspuren, leicht gebräunt, Schluss außen leichter Wasserfleck. Sprache: deu [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Safe and Easy Remedy proposed for the relief of the Stone and Gravel, the Scurvy, Gout, &c. and for the Destruction of Worms in the Human Body

      London: Printed by James Phillips, 1778. Small 4to. [8], 38, [2]pp. Expertly bound to style in half period russia and marbled paper covered boards, spine with raised bands, black morocco lettering pieceFirst editionAfter service as a surgeon's mate in the Royal Navy, Dr. Hulme became the first physician at the General Dispensary for the Relief of the Poor and subsequently became physician to the City of London Lying-in Hospital. In 1774 he was appointed physician to the London Charterhouse and was elected fellow of the Royal Society in 1794. In the present work, Hulme advocates for the multiple benefits, including the cure of scurvy at sea, of salt of tartar (potassium carbonate) together with a weak spirit of Vitriol.ESTC T47015.

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        Schriften.

      Zürich, beym Verfasser, 1777-1778. - 2 Bände. 26,5x21 cm. 191 S.; 194 S. Mit 2 radierten Titeln, 20 radierten Tafeln und 40 radierten Kopf- u. Schlussvignetten von Gessner. Nachtblaue Halblederbände um 1900 mit Rückenvergoldung und Kopfgoldschnitt (sign. Stroobants). Leemann-van Elck 539.- 7. Gesamtausgabe, erste und einzige deutschsprachige Quart-Ausgabe, gegenüber der französischen Quart-Ausgabe ohne die Erzählungen von Diderot, dagegen wurden hier "Evander und Alcimna" aufgenommen, ebenso das ungereimte Gedicht "An den Wasserfall", 3 Radierungen wurden weggelassen, dafür sind 4 neue hinzugekommen. «Dieses Werk bildet ein einzigartiges Druckerzeugnis in dem sich Dichter, Illustrator, Drucker und Verleger in einer Person vereinigen und so ein überaus harmonisches, vorbildliches Ganzes geschaffen haben.» (Leemann van Elck). - (Wenige schwache Flecken in den Rändern. Band 2: Titelblatt mit fachgereicht restauriertem Einriss). - Breitrandiges Exemplar. [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 280 x 220 mm, 11 x 8½ inches, FOLDING CHART (MAP) 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, gilt lettered maroon 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 ( A Journal) in the front of the book are slightly shorter than the other pages (these pages are not found in all copies), 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, Part I page 149, No. 298. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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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 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. See: John Sinkankas, Gemology, An Annotated Bibliography, Volume I, page 262, No. 1630; Sotheby's, New York, Scientific Library of Joseph Freilich, page 135, No.153; Catalogue of the Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature, Volume 1, page 572, No. 11673. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Oliver Wolcott, Jr.

      May 1778. Endorsement signature <I>"Olivr Wolcott Aud[itor]"</I> signed vertically over the face of a most curious Autograph Letter Signed by Justice of the Peace, John Hempsted, one page, oblong quarto (9" x 7.5"), [New London, Connecticut], May 1778. Part letter and part invoice, Hempsted reports to state treasurer, John Lawrance at Hartford on the case of an anonymous Frenchman found dead at low tide in New London harbor. Hemptead, besides being a justice of the peace, was also a captain in the 3rd Connecticut State Regiment. He is perhaps best known for his narrative description of Benedict Arnold's 1781 raid on New London. Hempsted writes: <I>"Sir I send you here a Bill of Cost which arose on account of a Stranger that was Drounded [sic] by all probability in our harbour from on board the french Ship that was here but is now gon[e] the body Drove out of the harbour & Came on Shore upon the Lower part of the Great neck in this town about five miles from town the Cost of Jury & Constables fees together with his Burying & was £2..6..9 there was some money in his pocket shoes on his feet which partly payd ye cost viz 1..0..3..."</I> Wolcott adds his endorsing signature vertically over Hempsted's letter. The document is accompanied by an additional manuscript Document, one page, 7" x 3", [no place, no date but contemporary with the above document], a <I>"Coppy [sic] of an Inventory of Sundrys taken from a Dead body of a man supposed to be a French man by a Book in his pocket Viz. one piece of Silver money a Crown peace [sic] @ £0-6-8 one Doller [sic] bill & one 1/2 of a Doller Continentel [sic] -- 0-8-0 one 5 d one 2 Connecticut Bills - 0-0-7 one p[ai]r Shoos [sic] taken of his feet ---- 0-5-0"</I> Little is known about this mysterious "French Ship". It was not part of D'Estaing's fleet that didn't arrive at the Delaware Capes from Tulon until July 2, 1778. The ship may have been a merchant ship delivering military stores from France. Light creases, folds a tad ragged, else fine condition, very bright and clean overall. Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797) Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Connecticut, later served as Governor of Connecticut.

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        The General Atlas of the Four Grand Quarters of the World exhibiting their several Empires Kingdoms States Republics andc Selected from the Works of the most eminent Geographers   

      Large folio (555 by 415mm). letterpress title-page with engraved vignette, manuscript 'Contents' page, listing forty-one maps, numbered to fifty-one, the multi-sheet maps having the sheets numbered individually, the sheets in original outline colour, with some creasing close to the centrefolds. Recent half calf over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, eight raised bands and red morocco label with gilt lettering to spine; boards rubbed with much of the marbled paper worn away. London, William Faden jr.,

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        Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's principles, And made east to those who have not studied mathematics. To which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the Sun, by the transit of Venus over the Sun's disc, in the year 1761- An account of Mr. Horrox's oberservation of the transit of Venus in the year 1639: and, of the distances of all the planets from the Sun, as deducted from observations of the transit in the year 1761. Sixth edition, corrected.

      London, Strahan, Rinvington and Son u.a., 1778. - 8vo (ca. 21,5x12,5 cm), 3 Blätter, 501 Seiten, 7 Blätter, mit 18 Faltkupfertafeln. Ganzledereinband der Zeit mit roten Lederrückenschild und reicher Rückengoldprägung. Poggendorff I, 734. Houzeau-Lancaster 5260. Wallis, Newton, 75.007. Roller-Goodman I, 391. Umfangreiches, erstmals 1756 erschienenes Handbuch, das zahlreiche Auflagen bis ins 19. Jahrhundert erlebte. "Ferguson, an original scientist of considerable talent, here makes one of the earliest and most successful attemps to explain Newtonian ideas in popular terms" (Babson 58 Anm.). Die großartigen Tafeln zeigen die neuesten astronomischen Instrumente wie Armillarsphären, Kompasse, Globen, Hemisphären, Darstellungen der Planetenbahnen und der Sonnenumläufe. Eine große Faltkarte (21 x 39 cm) mit einer Weltkarte in zwei Globenansichten: "A Map of the Earth Upon which are marked the Hours and Minutes of the Time". Gelegentlich etwas gebräunt und fleckig, wenige Einrisse und Läsuren in den Tafeln und im Text, Tafeln teils in den Rändern etwas knickspurig, sonst meist ordentlich und wohlerhalten. Aus der Bibliothek von Richard Harington mit dessen gestochenem Wappenexlibris auf dem vorderen Innendeckel Vorderdeckel lose, der Einband sonst etwas berieben, wenige Kupfertafeln mit leichteren Randläsuren und Randbräungen, gestochenes Exlibris (Rich. Harrington) auf dem losen vorderen Innendeckel.

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        Geschichte des Rheinischen Franziens unter den Merovingischen und Karolingischen Königen bis in das Jahr 843. als eine Grundlage zur Pfälzischen Staats-Geschichte. Herausgegeben von Andreas Lamey. Mit einer Kopfvignette und einer grenzkolorierten Faltkarte. [Angebunden, ders.]: Die Freundschaft der Pfälzer mit den Sachsen aus der Geschichte erwiesen. Eine Vorlesung welche bei Gelegenheit des Kurfürstlich Sächsischen und Pfalzgräflich Zweibrükischen Vermählungs-Fest in der Kurpfälzischen Akademie der Wissenschaften gehalten worden. Mit gestoch. Titel-, Kopf- und Schlußvignette sowie einer gefalteten Stammtafel. [2 Werke in einem Band].

      Mannheim, Kurfürstl. Hof- und Akademiebuchdruckerei 1778 und 1769. 4°. [5] Bll., 418, [recte 412], (12) S. - [2] Bll., 69 S. Ganzleder-Band der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Kanten etwas berieben, oberes Kapital leicht bestoßen. Stempel an Vorsatz, den beiden Titeln und einem Zwischentitel. Schönes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Geschichte history histoire Geschichtswissenschaft Geschichtsphilosophie; Pfalz, Rheinpfalz; Zweibrücken, Mittelalter - medieval - moyen age

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        The Aurelian or Natural History of English Insects namely Moths and Butterflies Together with the Plants on which they feed

      a faithful account of their respective changes; their usual haunts when in winged state; and their standard Names, as given and established by the worthy and ingenious Society of Aurelians. Second edition, second issue ( variant). bound without the engraved frontispiece ( as is often the case), supplied here from another copy  44 hand coloured plates, with the diagramatic plate uncoloured. Folio. ( ? large paper copy). Half, over marbled boards, rebacked. xv, 90pp. London,

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        Catalogue de tableaux et dessins originaux des plus grands maîtres des différentes écoles ; morceaux à gouasse, terres cuites, pierres gravées & pâtes de composition, &c. qui composaient le Cabinet de feu Charles Natoire, ancien professeur et directeur de l'Académie de France à Rome.

      Chez Chariot|& chez P. A. Paillet 1778 - - Chez Chariot & chez P. A. Paillet, à Paris Lundi 14 décembre 1778, in-8 (13x20cm), 45pp. (1f.bl.) 21pp., relié. - Edition originale. Reliure postérieure à la bradel en demi maroquin noir, dos lisse présentant un titre doré en long, plats de papier à la cuve, tête rouge. Quelques frottements au niveau des coiffes et du dos. Nombreuses annotations manuscrites de l'époque en marges (résultats et parfois noms des meilleurs enchérisseurs). Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777) fut un artiste peintre français qui, après avoir obtenu le Premier Grand Prix de Rome en 1721 devint pensionnaire à l'Académie de France à Rome dont il devint le directeur de 1751 à 1775. Ex-libris de la bibliothèque d'Henry Pannier encollé sur le premier contreplat : un petit panier encadré des initiales « ENRY » et de la devise « Les montre mais ne les prête ». Henry Pannier (1853-1935) fut marchand-éditeur de porcelaines, cristaux et meubles, il dirigea avec son frère Georges l'Escalier de Cristal de 1885 à 1923. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. 45pp. (1f.bl.) 21pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Antique Master Print-KING-CHARLES I-PORTRAIT-Van Dyke-Boydell-1778

      - Original master print, titled: 'King Charles the First'. It shows a full-length portrait of King Charles the First, in armor. His helmet and crown are placed on a ledge next to him. Mezzotint engraving on a vellin type paper. Description: Original antique master print. Our definition of a Master Print is a seperately published print or series of prints, not being an illustrative print to a text. These can both be prints made by old masters (artists) or prints made by others (artists, engravers, etchers) after old masters.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Boydell after a painting by Van Dyke. This print was published by John Boydell, in 1778. Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) was a Flemish artist. He became the leading court painter in England after enjoying great succes in Italy and Flanders. His elegant but casual portraits of court and nobility would set the style in English portrait painting for the next 150 years. Beside his portraits, Van Dyke is known for his mythological and biblical subject treatment. Josiah Boydell (1752-1817) was a British painter, engraver and publisher, who worked closely with his uncle, the publisher John Boydell. Josaih was trained in mezzotint engraving by Richard Earlom. One of his main commissions was to draw the picture collection of Richard Walpole. Condition: Very good, given age. Foxing, mainly in the right and bottom margins. General age-related toning and/or occasional light soiling from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-P1-19 The overall size is ca. 16.5 x 25.6 inch. The image size is ca. 13.8 x 20.9 inch. The overall size is ca. 42 x 65 cm. The image size is ca. 35 x 53 cm.

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        Versuch einer praktischen Anmerkungen über die Muskeln zu Erläuterung verschiedener Krankheiten und Zufälle entworfen von D.Jacob Frierich Isenflamm.

      Erlangen, bey Wolfgang Walther, 1778, 8, 360 pp. mit kleiner gestochener Titelvignette, 1 Kupfer-Falttafel, marmor. Pappband der Zeit. Selten - Erste und einzige Ausgabe! Jakob Friedrich Isenflamm, "zu Erlangen, war am 21. September 1726 zu Wien geboren, studirte von 1744 an in Erlangen, erlange 1749 daselbst die Doctorwürde mit der Diss.: "De congestionum mechanismo", lebte von 1750 bis 1762 in Wien, wo er die Vorlesungen Van Swieten's, De Haen's u.A. besuchte und nebenbei Praxis trieb, verfasste auch 1762 zwei kleinere Schriften "De spiritu in morbis tentamen" und "Versuch von denen Ursachen der gegenwärtigen Berufskrankheiten", machte 1762 eine wissenschaftliche Reise nach Holland und Frankreich und wurde 1763 mit dem Charakter als Hofraht zum 3.ordentlichen Professor der Medicin und Anatomie an der Universität Erlangen berufen, welche Professur er 1764 antrat noch in demselben Jahre zum 2., 1791 zum 1. Professor der Medicin auf. 1778 wurde ihm Seitens der Erlanger philosophischen Facultät die Doctorwürde verliehen. Er starb am 23. Februar 1793. Seine Schriften sind ziemlich zahlreich, darunter aber keine grössere Werke. Ausser einer Anzahl von mehr als 4 Dutzend kleiner Abhandlungen, Gelegenheitsschriften, Dissertationen über die allerverschiedensten Gegenstände, hat er 4 Schriften herausgegeben, die alle die gleiche Anlage und Tendenz haben und auch analoge Titel führen, nämlich: "Versuch einiger praktischer Anmerkungen über die Nerven, zur Erläuterungen verschiedener Krankheiten derselben, vornehmlich hypochondrischer und hysterischer Zustände" (1774), sowie ähnliche Schriften über die Muskeln (1778), Knochen (1782), Eingeweide (1784). Seine grosse Gewandtheit in fremden Sprachen benutzte er theils für eine neue Ausgabe von Steph. Blancard's "Lexicon medicum" (2 voll., 1776-78), welche eine Erklärung der medicinischen Termini technici giebt, theils für die Uebersetzung mehrer botanischer und zoologischer Abhandlungen (des Freih. v. Gleichen-Russsworm, von J.F.Esper Schreber) in's Französische u.s.w." Gurlt, Hirsch III, p.348 E.G.Baldinger, I, St.4., p.94 Fikenscher, Univ. Erlangen, abt.II, p.72 E., Gurlt, Allgem. Deutsch. Biogr. XIII, p.630

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        Histoire naturelle, generale et particuliere. Nouvelle édition. 13 Bände + Supplement Bänd 1-10 in 10 Bände - zusammen 23 Bände.

      Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1769-, 1778. - circa 16,2 x 10,8 cm. 204 Kupfertafeln und 2 Karten (wohl statt 205 u. 4) + 98 Kupfertafeln Marmorierte Lederbände d. Zt. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und hübschen Buntpapier-Vorsätzen "Nissen 673; Anker 75. Prachtvoll gebundene Ausgabe des Grundwerkes der grossen Naturgeschichte von Buffon (1707-1788) in 13 Bänden mit den Säugetieren, dem Menschen, Würmern und allgemeine Teil zu Beginn. Hier sind vorhanden 204 (2 gefaltete Kupfertafel) und zwei gefaltete Landkarten - wohl statt 205 Tafeln und 4 Karten (die Angaben sind nicht ganz übereinstimmend in den Bibliographien und Exemplare auf Auktionen scheinen immer andere Tafelzahlen zu enthalten). Die Supplementbände enthalten 98 Kupfertafeln (wohl komplett) und behandeln weitere Tiere, sowei die Mineraologie und Geologie. Es erschien noch eine Reihe zu den Vögeln sowie zwei weitere Supplemente, die ganze Reihe der "Histoire Naturelle" umfasst in dieser Oktavausgabe insgesamt 69 Bände, die von 1769 bis 1804 erschienen. - Hier abgebildet: Hunde, Katzen, Pferde, Esel, Elephant, Rhinoceros, Giraffe, Hirsche, Hasen, Raubkatzen, Menschen und Monster etc. " "- Alter Wappenstempel und Besitzvermerk Dupuis, wenig gebräunt, nur gering berieben. - Sehr schöne und dekorative Reihe. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire de chimie contenant la théorie et la pratique de cette science, son application à la physique, à l'histoire naturelle, à la médecine et aux arts dépendans de la chimie. 2e édit. revue et considérablement augmentée.

      P., Th. Barrois le jeune, 1778, 4 vol. in 12. demi-veau blond moucheté époque à petits coins, dos lisse à filets dorés, p. de t. vertes, qq. rousseurs bel exemplaire. La meilleure édition, la plus complète de l'?uvre la plus importante de Macquer. Ce tirage à la date de 1778 contient une importante table qui ne figure pas dans le tirage Didot de 1777. C'est le premier dictionnaire de chimie théorique et générale. Toutefois il contient aussi un grand nombre de préceptes de la philosophie hermétique, des secrets, et recettes de médecine spagyrique qui le font rechercher des amateurs. ¶ Duveen: "By far the most important of Macquer's works..." (p.377) - Poggendorff II.8/9 - Ferguson II,60 - D.S.B. VIII. 619 - Bolton I.68 - Caillet n°6934 qui ne cite que la 1ere édition en 2 volumes.

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        REGLAMENTO Y ARANCELES REALES PARA EL COMERCIO LIBRE DE ESPAÑA A INDIAS DE 12 DE OCTUBRE DE 1778

      - Madrid. Imp. Pedro Marín. 1778. 24x17 cm. portada + 19 págs. de Sumario + 262 págs. plena piel época, nervios, tejuelo y cuajado de hierros dorados, cortes tintados. Buenos márgenes y limpio excepto las 3 primeras págs. y las 3 últimas, con marca en el borde derecho sin afectar. Este ejemplar a diferencia de otros no tiene el escudo de España en la anteportada y la portada está a una tinta (negra) firma anterior propietario. # América. Comercio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Antique Map-NORTH AMERICA-SOUTH-USA-CANADA-MARTINIQUE-Vaugondy-Delamarche-1778

      - Map: 'Amerique ou Indes Occidentales .' (Map of America or the West Indies). Map of North and South America with inset maps of Martinique and Saint-Domingue / Santa Domingo. Including separate sheet with key. De Vaugondy's map of America, pre-dating information from any of the Cook Voyages. The NW Coast of America is shown wildly distorted to the west, with a number of mythical rivers flowing from the Pacific eastward, including the River of the West. The discoveries of Admiral De Font and Martin D'Aguilar are noted. Much of the Southwestern US is also shown as being traversed by branches of these long rivers, searching for a watercourse to the Mississippi. Large insets of Martinique and Haiti. A few minor in the lower margin, one just crossing neatline. Text panel on the right. Copperplate engraving and etching on a verge type hand laid paper. Description: This map originates from an unrecorded composite Atlas compiled around 1795 (based on youngest dated map) which contained many maps originally published in the famous 'Atlas Universel.', by de Vaugondy, first published in 1757. To produce the atlas, the Vaugondys integrated older sources with more modern surveyed maps. They verified and corrected the latitude and longitude of many regional maps in the atlas with astronomical observations. The older material was revised with the addition of many new place names. In the late 18th c. the plates of these maps were acquired by Delamarche. This map has reference to Le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy and Delamarche in it's cartouches. Date reference in cartouche: 1778.Artists and Engravers: Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688�1766), also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723�1786), were leading cartographers in France during the 18th century. Charles Francois Delamarche (1740-1817) founded the important and prolific Paris based Maison Delamarche map publishing firm in the late 18th century. A lawyer by trade Delamarche entered the map business with the acquisition from Jean-Baptiste Fortin of Robert de Vaugondy's map plates and copyrights and later addes many plates from other sources as well. Charles Delamarche eventually passed control of the firm to his son Felix Delamarche (18th C. - 1st half 19th C.) and geographer Charles Dien (1809-1870). It was later passed on to Alexandre Delamarche, who revised and reissued several Delamarche publications in the mid-19th century. The firm continued to publish maps and globes until the middle part of the 19th century. Condition: General age related toning and light staining. Worm holes at lower middle fold and bottom margin; paper separation lower middle fold, backed by identical paper. Irregular paper edges, chipped with small tears, backed by identical paper. Short margin at the bottom; remargined. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: (BG) B55-25 The overall size is ca. 27.8 x 20.9 inch. The image size is ca. 25.4 x 20.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 70.5 x 53 cm. The image size is ca. 64.5 x 51 cm.

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        The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Volume XLVIII (48) January to December 1778

      D Henry; F Newbery, London 1778 - iii, 645pp, [xv] + plates. 15 b/w plates and maps (some fold-out). G : in Good condition without dust jacket. 20th century binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Philosophical Grammar; being a view of the present state of Experimented Physiology, or, Natural Philosophy. In Four Parts (Part I - Somatology); (Part II - Cosmology); (Part III - Aerology); (Part IV - Geology) ... With Alterations, Corrections and very large Additions, by way of Notes

      London: (1778). Printed for J. Rivington and sons, G. Keith, T. Longman, B. Law, T. Caslon, [and 7 others in London], 1778. - (Part I - Somatology: or, Doctrine of the Universal Properties of Matter; and the specific Qualities of Natural Bodies; with Sir Isaac Newton's Laws of Nature); (Part II - Cosmology: containing, A General View of the Universe; The Philosophy of the Sun, Moon, Planets, Comets, and fixed Stars); (Part III - Aerology: containing, The Philosophy of the Atmosphere, or Air, Wind, Meteors, and Celestial Appearances); (Part IV - Geology: containing, A Philosophical View of the Terraqueous Globe; The Philosophy of the Earths, Stones, Metals, Minerals, &c.; The Philosophy of Water; the Seas, Rivers, Springs, &c.; The Philosophy of Plants and Vegetation; The Philosophy of Animal Bodies; The Human Body, Brutes, Fowls, Fishes, Insects, Reptiles, Shell-Animals, &c. - The Philosophies are graphically illustrated through Engravings, Drawings, and Maps found within the (26) folding Copper Plates and Tables. - Original calf binding with five raised bands. Internally, the leaves are mostly clean and crisp with minimal foxing. - A Very Important and Quite Rare work in its Final and most Complete Edition. ; [11],4-362,[6],Index. pages, Large 8vo

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        A List of Various Editions of the Bible, and Parts thereof, in English. From the Year 1526 to 1776.

      London: No imprint, 1778. - Tall 8vo. [2] 73 pp. [1] pp. Printed rectos only. Original marbled wrappers. This is the second, greatly enlarged edition by Ducarel after the original 1777 list printed by William Bowyer and compiled by Joseph Ames. This book was Andrew Ducarel's personal copy and bears his signature dated 1778 on the top corner of the front cover verso. In addition it has his bookplate affixed to the verso's center. The book has at least 9 corrections to the text in Ducarel's hand, several of which are substantial. It is additionally INSCRIBED by Ducarel on the half-title page "Presented by Andrew Ducarel to W. Teggel(?)meyre | July 28th 1781." Ducarel (1713-1785) was a noted English librarian, lawyer, antiquary and archivist. He was keeper of the Lambeth Palace Library from 1757 until his death. Ducarel's numerous publications range from travel to history to law. The book's original marbled wrappers have some chipping at the extremities but the book remains in very good condition with most of the spine intact. There is a modern bookplate front cover verso at the bottom. A true rarity and obviously singular. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn, ABAA]
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        A List of Various Editions of the Bible, and Parts thereof, in English From the Year 1526 to 1776

      London: No imprint, 1778.. Tall 8vo. [2] 73 pp. [1] pp. Printed rectos only. Original marbled wrappers. This is the second, greatly enlarged edition by Ducarel after the original 1777 list printed by William Bowyer and compiled by Joseph Ames. This book was Andrew Ducarel's personal copy and bears his signature dated 1778 on the top corner of the front cover verso. In addition it has his bookplate affixed to the verso's center. The book has at least 9 corrections to the text in Ducarel's hand, several of which are substantial. It is additionally INSCRIBED by Ducarel on the half-title page "Presented by Andrew Ducarel to W. Teggel(?)meyre | July 28th 1781." Ducarel (1713-1785) was a noted English librarian, lawyer, antiquary and archivist. He was keeper of the Lambeth Palace Library from 1757 until his death. Ducarel's numerous publications range from travel to history to law. The book's original marbled wrappers have some chipping at the extremities but the book remains in very good condition with most of the spine intact. There is a modern bookplate front cover verso at the bottom. A true rarity and obviously singular.. Signed by Author(s). Soft cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Storia Ecclesiastica

      Dalle stampe di Vincenzo Pazzini Carli e Figli, 1778. ITALIANO 0,93 SCOMPLETAZIONE, Tomo X-XI-LX, condizioni discrete, coperta fortemente segnata dal tempo e dalla cattiva conservazione, gore e strappi alla coperta, taglio annerito e frastagliato, bordo stanco, titoli in cornice al dorso, opera fruibile ma precaria, fioriture diffuse tra le pagine, opera tradotta dal francese all'italiano,edizione ad personam; tomi X-XI dedicati al Conte de Firmian, tomo LX dedicato al Conte di Senigaglia USATO

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        Antique Print-SHREWSBURY BRIDGE AND LANDSCAPE-Sandby-1778

      - Antique print, titled: 'Part of the old bridge at Shrewsbury with two arches of the new one.' - Attractive view of the old bridge at Shrewsbury with the new one being build in the distance. Line and aquatint etching on laid paper. Watermark: Large coat of arms with a French lily. Made by 'Paul Sandby' after own design. Paul Sandby (1731-1809) was an English map-maker turned landscape painter in watercolours, who, along with his older brother Thomas, became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768. He was a gifted artist, who was responsible for the intro Condition: Good, given age. Cut to the image, with loss of the textcaption, but with original attachment to carrier. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 20.1 x 12.8 inch. The image size is ca. 20.1 x 12.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 51 x 32.4 cm. The image size is ca. 51 x 32.4 cm.

      [Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector]
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        Miscellaneous Observations relating to Education. More especially, as it respects the conduct of the mind. To which is added, An essay on a course of liberal education for civil and active life.

      Bath: printed by R. Cruttwell for J. Johnson. 1778 - xxv, [1] errata, [2] ads, 334, [2]pp ads, half title. 8vo. Contemp. Occasional sl. damp marking, some long & shorthand contemp. annotations. 8vo. Attractively rebound in quarter calf, raised bands, red morocco label, vellum tips. Ownership signature of Rich?d Watson on title. Later inscription on verso of half title: ?Francis Osborne. Presented to me by Dr. Williams? Library London because I gave them some tracts dealing with non-conformists in Devon? ESTC T39424. First Edition. Advocating the early introduction of science to students. Richard Watson, 1737-1816, was a friend of Priestley; like Priestley, Watson was both a scientist - he was made professor of chemistry at Cambridge University in 1764 - and theologian - he became Bishop of Llandaff in 1782. Dr. Williams? Library is situated at 14 Gordon Square, London. It is considered the pre-eminent research library of English Protestant non-conformity. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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