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        APOSTASY. The Broad Way to Hell; or, the Restless State and Soul-Deceiving Sin Breeding Travels of the Unclean Spirit, when He is but Gone Out of a Man.

      London, UK: Printed for the Author, and sold at the Meeting-House on the Cannon-Street New Road, near the London Hospital; or at his meeting in Rose-Lane, Ratcliff, Middlesex, 1778. Book. Good+ condition. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. xxiii, [i] blank, 228 pages of text. Professionally rebound in full cloth with a leather spine label. Moderate soiling to title page with a few letters scuffed. Minor soiling affecting the text, and a few tiny tears to some page edges. Final page of text with some ink writing/names. Engraved bookplate of Thomas W. Blatchford removed from previous binding and restored to the front pastedown of the new binding. .

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        Perspectiva del Carro de Triunfo Fúnebre, visto por uno de los ángulos de su espalda, en que el Rl Cuerpo de Artillería condujo el dia 2 de Mayo de 1814 (sigue) os restos de sus dos Capitanes D. Luis Daoiz y D. Pedro Velarde (sigue)

      España - JOSÉ RIVELLES (1778-1835) (dibujo) BLAS AMETLLER (1768-1841) (grabado) Perspectiva del Carro de Triunfo Fúnebre, visto por uno de los ángulos de su espalda, en que el Rl Cuerpo de Artillería condujo el dia 2 de Mayo de 1814 desde su Parque en Madrid a la Iglesia de San Ysidro el Real los restos de sus dos Capitanes D. Luis Daoiz y D. Pedro Velarde, primeros héroes de la libertad del Rey y de la Patria, que prefirieron ser inmolados el 2 de Mayo de 1808 por la fuerza invasora francesa en honor de la Religion, del Trono y del decoro Nacional, por quienes pelearon á sufrir la baxesa de la esclavitud. Al rey nuestro S.N. D. Fernando VII de Borbon su Real Cuerpo de Artillería. Madrid, ca. 1815. Perspectiva del carro fúnebre en honor de Luis Daoiz y Pedro Velarde, capitanes de artillería caídos el 2 de mayo de 1808. Con márgenes. Restaurado. Injertos marginales. Siglo/Century: XIX Aguafuerte y buril Papel vitela Grabador/Engraver: Ametller, Blas Dibujante/Draw Artist: Rivelles, José Circa 1815 Altura papel/Paper height: 575 Anchura papel/Paper width: 760 Altura plancha/Plate height:520 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 720

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        MEMORIE INTORNO ALLE PUBBLICHE FABBRICHE PIU INSIGNI DELLA CITTA' DI BRESCIA. Raccolte da Baldassarre Zamboni Arciprete di Calvisano.

      Brescia, per Pietro Vescovi, 1778. In-4 gr. (mm. 360x250), mz. pelle coeva, filetti e tit. oro al dorso, pp.num. VIII,163, cc.nn. 2 (di Indice), ornato da una bella vignetta incisa al frontespizio, da una testata alle armi dei nobili “Deputati pubblici della città di Brescia” alla dedica, da 9 pregevoli testate disegnate da F. Battaglioli ed inc. in rame da F. Zucchi con vedute e monumenti della città, oltre a 10 grandi iniziali figurate a vignetta e 5 finalini. Il volume è arricchito da un importante corredo iconografico costituito da 12 tavole f.t. disegnate da Gaspare Turbini ed inc. in rame da Pietro Beceni, che raffigurano pianta, sezioni e prospetti del "Palazzo Pubblico delle Ragioni", il cui famoso salone, distrutto da un incendio nel 1573, fu ristrutturato con il progetto di Luigi Vanvitelli (1700-73). In Appendice Lo Zamboni (1723-1797) pubblica alcune “scritture dei più celebri architetti e pittori intorno al Palazzo della Loggia e alla nuova cattedrale” provenienti dagli archivi della città e precisamente: Sansovino, Alessi, Palladio, Rusconi, Tiziano, Todeschini, Buzzi, Binago e Vanvitelli. "Edizione originale" della più importante opera dedicata all'architettura di Brescia. Cfr. Cicognara,4128 che dichiara 11 tavv.: “Opera ben fatta e utilissima..” - Berlin Katalog,I,2724 (pure con 11 tavv.) - Schlosser Magnino, p. 569. Bellissimo e fresco esemplare su carta forte.

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        Thesaurus Medicus : sive, disputationum, in Academia Edinensi, ad rem medicam pertinentium, a collegio instituto ad hoc usque tempus, delectus by A Gulielmo Smellio, S. P. E. S. -- four volumes

      Vol I: Edinburgi : Typis Academicis, .C. Elliot, J. Bell, et W. Creech, 1778 -- Vol II: Edinburgi : Typis Academicis, .apud C. Elliot, et W. Creech; et Londini apud J. Murray, 1779 -- Vols III & IV: Edinburgi & Londini, Apud C. Elliot & G. Robinson, 1785; . - Four octavo volumes: Vol I pp: xii, 483 - Vol II pp: x, [xi], [1-5], 6-523; forty engravings in five pull-outs - Vol III pp: [i-ii], [v], vi, [9], 10-538 - Vol IV pp: [iv], 10-572; four plates. These copies were once held at the library of the Birmingham Medical Institute, and come with their institution binding [probably late 19th or early 20th century]. Volumes are bound as octavo (203mm X 135mm) hardcovers in dark-red cloth, with gilt spine lettering, and red speckled text-block edges - the bookbinder's label (C. Cooper & Co Ltd, Birmingham) is to front paste-down. Text blocks have not been trimmed too much, and still have generous lower and fore margins, while the upper margin has been trimmed to approx. 10mm from headings and page numbers. All four volumes in VERY GOOD condition: neat, sturdy bindings with very light rubs to corners of spine ends and along hinges, a little fraying to tail of spine of vol I, and clear spine lettering; and tight blocks with clear, crisp leaves. Plates are in neat, crisp condition, of which some have left a little offsetting to facing pages. Externally, the most significant blemishes are a bruise to the upper spine end of volume four, and a 10mm fray to spine tail of Vol I. Internally, apart from the occasional library stamp and the very rare and isolated spec or spot, all is bright and crisp with no creasing, no soiling, and no annotations, etc. Library stampings are to the titles and to three plates (see photos), as well as one to about four or five margins spaced throughout each volume. Library marks however, are not too obliterating (please see photos) with none affecting any details from the illustrations, and there is a small hole (5mm) through the 'D' of 'Academicus' to title page of Vol I. Inner hinges of vol II are split, yet the boards remain secure and sturdy, and two front matter leaves from vol I appear to have been bound-in with very thin glued brown paper (see photo). Overall, a nicely preserved four volume set, and very scarce as a complete set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des Brittischen Amerika zur Ersparung der englischen Karten.

      Wolfenbüttel 1778 - Oktav. 571 Seiten. Halbleder. Einband gering berieben, privat nachgebunden, ohne die Karte. 540 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Empire Du Japon divisé en sept principales parties, savoir, Ochio, Quanto, Jetsegen, Jetsen, Jamaisoit, Xicoco ex Ximo, et subdivisé en soixsante et six Royaumes

      1778. "Accurata e rifinita mappa del Giappone e della Corea. È una delle migliori mappe di grande formato del Giappone e della Corea ad essere pubblicata all'interno di un atlante commerciale e una delle più dettagliate della regione pubblicata a metà del XVIII secolo. Cartiglio ornamentale con titolo e notevoli dettagli topografici. La mappa è stata pubblicata per la prima volta in ""Atlas Universel dresse sur les meuilleures cartes modernes"" stampato a Venezia fra il 1776 ed il 1784. Buono stato di conservazione." "Fine early map of Japan and Korea. It's one of the best large format maps of Japan and Korea to appear in a commercial atlas and one of the most detailed maps of the region published in the mid-18th century. With ornamental title cartouche and noteworthy topographical detail. First published in ""Atlas Universel dresses sur les meuilleures cartes modernes"" printed in Venice between 1776 and 1784. Very good condition."

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        Opera Philippi Secundi Catholici Regis jussu e vetustis exemplaribus emendata. Nunc denuo diligentissime correcta atque aliquibus Opusculis appendicis loco aucta.

      Matriti, typis, et expensis Bartholomaei Ulloa, apud Monasterium Conceptionis Hieronymianae, 1778. - 2 volumes in-folio. 15ff. 531pp. 222pp. + 4ff. 582pp. 3ff. 72pp. 57ff. Plein veau raciné, dos à nerfs ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge (reliure espagnole de l'époque, coiffe supérieure du second volume emoussée, quelques marques sur les plats). Belle édition des oeuvres d'Isidore de Séville, éditées et commentées par le grand historien Juan de Mariana. Evêque d'Hispalis (Séville) et dernier Père de l'Église d'Occident, Saint Isidore (c.560-636) est également connu pour ses nombreux écrits dont le fameux "Etymologiae", monumentale encyclopédie historique qui rassemblait l'essentiel des connaissances de son époque. On trouvera également les écrits relatifs à la grammaire, la théologie, la cosmologie et à l'histoire, de ce grand érudit que le comte de Montalembert qualifia de "dernier maître de l'ancien monde". Magnifique impression à deux colonnes, sur papier fort, et dont la qualité tranche avec celle des éditions précédentes. Tampon de la bibliothèque des Missionnaires de la ville catalane de Vic au titre du premier volume. Séduisant exemplaire, finement relié. Palau, 292006. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        Flore françoise ou description succincte de toutes les plantes.

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris 1778 - Pleine basane mouchetée de l'époque, dos lisse portant les pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches marbrées, gardes en papier marbré. Trois volumes in-8 (196x126 mm), (2)-4-cxix-(1)-223-(1)-132-xxix-(3 bl) pages et 8 planches dépliantes / (2)-iv-684 pages et 1 tableau dépliant / (2)-654-xx-(1)-(1 bl.) pages Reliures frottées . Édition originale d'une des plus célèbres flores de France publiées au 18è siècle. Cet important ouvrage fit la réputation du chevalier de Lamarck (1744-1829). L'illustration se compose de 8 planches dépliantes gravées par Fessard. DSB [VII, p. 584/585 : "Lamarck's recognition by the French scientific community result from the publication of his "Flore Française" (.). His innovation was the establishment of dichotomous keys to aid in the identification of French plants; by eliminating large groups of plants at each stage through the use of mutually exclusive characteristics, the given name of any plant could be rapidly determined. This 'method of analysis,' as Lamarck called it, was much easier to use in identifying plants than Linnaeus' artificial system of classification, which was based on sexual differences among plants or the natural methods of classification then developing in France with the work of Adanson, Bernard de Jussieu, and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu. Lamarck's new approach and his criticisms of Linnaeus impressed Buffon, who arranged to have the Flore published by the government."] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled sheep, flat spine, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. Three 8vo (196x126 mm), (2)-4-cxix-(1)-223-(1)-132-xxix-(3 bl) pages and 8 folding plates / (2)-iv-684 pages and 1 folding table / (2)-654-xx-(1)-(1 bl.) pages Binding rubbed. . First edition of one of the most famous Flore of France published in the 18th century. DSB [VII, p. 584/585 : "Lamarck's recognition by the French scientific community result from the publication of his "Flore Française" (.). His innovation was the establishment of dichotomous keys to aid in the identification of French plants; by eliminating large groups of plants at each stage through the use of mutually exclusive characteristics, the given name of any plant could be rapidly determined. This 'method of analysis,' as Lamarck called it, was much easier to use in identifying plants than Linnaeus' artificial system of classification, which was based on sexual differences among plants or the natural methods of classification then developing in France with the work of Adanson, Bernard de Jussieu, and Antoine Laurent de Jussieu. Lamarck's new approach and his criticisms of Linnaeus impressed Buffon, who arranged to have the Flore published by the government."] In 8 / 8vo 2236g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vente considérable d'une belle collection de tableaux des plus grands maîtres italiens, flamands, hollandais & françois [.] D'un grand nombre de dessins choisis [.] Des bronzes, terres cuites, miniatures, yvoires, meubles de Boule, estampes, &c.

      Chez Basan|& Me Dufresne 1778 - - Chez Basan & Me Dufresne, A Paris 1778, In-8 (13,5x19,5cm), 100pp., relié. - Edition originale. La mention du nom du collectionneur auquel appartient l'ensemble des lots est manuscrite à la plume sur la page de titre. Reliure en demi maroquin vieux rouge ca 1880. Dos lisse janséniste. Titre et date en queue dorés. Frottements en coiffes. Une bande de papier arrachée sur le plat inférieur. Une zone grattée sur le plat supérieur. Bon exemplaire. ON distingue dans ce cabinet de curiosités 193 tableaux, 15 sculptures, environ 300 dessins et lots de dessins en portefeuilles, environ 180 estampes et quelques livres à planches. La vaste collection réunie par Nogaret fit en fait l'objet de 3 ventes publiques dont celle-ci, le 23 février 1778, fut la première ; il y en eut 2 autres en 1780 et 1782. Nogaret fut reçu en 1773 Trésorier général des finances de M. le Comte d'Artois. Chaque numéro porte un chiffre en regard à la plume ou au crayon gris. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition. Binding half morocco red ca 1880. 100pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vente considérable d'une belle collection de tableaux des plus grands maîtres italiens, flamands, hollandais & françois [...] D'un grand nombre de dessins choisis [...] Des bronzes, terres cuites, miniatures, yvoires, meubles de Boule, estampes, &c.

      First edition.Binding half morocco red ca 1880. Chez Basan & Me Dufresne A Paris 1778 In-8 (13,5x19,5cm) 100pp. relié

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        Voyage dans l'hémisphère austral, et autour du Monde,. Fait sur les vaisseaux du roi, L'Aventure, & La Résolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774 & 1775. Traduit de l'anglois. Ouvrage enrichi de Plans, de Cartes, de Planches.

      Paris, Hôtel de Thou, 1778. - 5 volumes in-4, XLVIpp.-460pp. (planches 1 à 17 (+ 10 bis)) - VIIIpp.-432pp. (pl. 18 à 37) - VIIIpp.-374pp. (pl. 38 à 58) - VIIIpp.- 413pp.-1f. (pl. 59 à 65 + 1 tableau) - XIIpp.-510pp.-1f. (1 tableau & 1 carte). Reliures de l'époque veau fauve marbré, encadrement triple filet doré sur les plats ; dos à nerfs, caissons filets dorés ornés de fleurons, palmettes et petits fers dorés, pièces de titre maroquin rouge, tranches marbrées. Édition originale française du deuxième voyage de Cook, publié un an après l'édition anglaise. Une édition au format in-8 a paru simultanément. Le tome V contient les observations de Forster, il se vendait séparément L'édition in-8 ne les contient pas. La deuxième des trois expédition de Cook leva l'ancre le 13 juillet 1772, avec une nouvelle équipe scientifique. Le navigateur avait l'intention de chercher le fameux continent austral bien plus bas qu'aucun de ses prédécesseurs. Il atteignit le cercle antarctique qu'il franchit le premier en janvier 1773, mais sans atteindre la terre. Après trois mois dans les glaces, l'expédition fit escale à Tahiti. Il visita plusieurs fois les îles Hervey (à laquelle les russes donnèrent son nom). Il fit des escales à l'île de Pâques ; aux îles Marquises ; aux îles Tonga ; aux Nouvelles-Hébrides (les Vanuatu) et découvrit la Nouvelle-Calédonie le le 5 septembre 1774. Après un séjour à l'île de Norfolk, puis en Nouvelle-Zélande, Cook franchit le cap Horn pour se diriger vers Plymouth qu'il toucha le 30 juillet 1775. C'est au cours de son troisième voyage qu'il mourut d'un coup de poignard. Un important vocabulaire de la langue des îles de La Société occupe 40 pages du tome IV. - (Brunet II, col. 255 - Quérard II p. 278 - Graësse II, p. 258). - Agréable exemplaire. Les reliures sont fort décoratives. Petit accroc à 3 des coiffes supérieures, les coiffes inférieures complètes ; 3 coins légèrement choqués ; mors inférieur du 1er plat du tome III fendu sur 10 cm, idem tome V. - Quelques rousseurs ou taches de rouille éparses, quelques cahiers légèrement jaunis, mouillure dans la partie inférieure de quelques feuillets du tome V. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ALIGNY EN BOURGOGNE) INVENTAIRE (MANUSCRIT) GENERAL DE TOUS LES TITRES & PAPIERS DEPENDANTS DE LA TERRE ET SEIGNEURIE D'ALIGNY APPARTENANTE A DAME DE FOUDRAS RELICTE DE HAUT ET PUISSANT SEIGNEUR COMTE DE CHOISEUL. POUR SERVIR A LA RENOVATION DU TERRIER DUDIT ALIGNY de 1306 à 1778

      MANUSCRIT 1778 - - Janvier 1778, - In-folio manuscrit composé de 9 cahiers reliés cousus entre eux, mais incomplet de la totalité de l'inventaire (12/26 et 115 p. sur 209), composé de P. de Titre INVENTAIRE D'ALIGNY, Page suivante déclinant la composition de l'Inventaire Général de tous les titres et papiers dépendants de la Terre et Seigneurie d'Aligny apartenante à Dame Louise Charlotte de FOUDRAS Relicte de haut et puissant Seigneur François Bernard César Comte de CHOISEUL comprenant les VILLAGES D'ALIGNY, la Place, la Cremaine Fétigny, Champereux, Champcommaux, . Fait par nous Louis Benoit DARNAY Commissaire à Terrier demeurant à Saulieu et Bernard Morel aussy commissaire à terrier demeurant à Dijon au mois de janvier 1778 pour servir à la Rénovation du Terrier dudit Aligny ; 4 ff. dont 2 manuscrit recto verso pour la Table des 26 liasses que devrait comprendre l'Inventaire, il n'en reste que 12, 1 recto et 1 blanc ; 115 pages numérotées dont 48 pages intègres et les autres perdant progressivement du texte mais sans nuire grandement à la compréhension du contenu jusqu'à la page 84 et plus critique au delà. - DOCUMENT MANUSCRIT EXCEPTIONNEL QUOIQU'INCOMPLET (mais les pièces les plus importantes sont recensées notamment sur l'origine du fief d'Aligny), ETABLISSANT LES TITRES DE LA SEIGNEURIE D'ALIGNY depuis le Dimanche avant la feste St jean Baptiste 1306 d'un extrait de parchemin portant acquisition par Henry d'Aligny et Jean son fils à Henry d'Autun de la Maison Fort d'Island avec toutes ses membres et dépendances située proche Saulieu avec tous les manoirs qui sont dedans. la Justice Haute, moyenne et Basse. jusqu'à environ 1762. Mots clés : [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Lettres de Stéphanie, roman historique en trois parties.

      A Paris, rue de Tournon, au Bureau du Journal des Dames, et chez les Libraires qui vendent les Nouveautés, 1778. - 3 parties en 1 volume in-12. 2ff. 200pp. + 1f. 255pp. + 1f. 230pp. Plein veau, dos à nerfs orné (reliure de l'époque usagée). Edition Originale très rare de ce roman féministe qui préfigure, par certains aspects, les "Liaisons Dangereuses" de Choderos de Laclos parues quelques années plus tard, en 1782. "Par ses principes libertins et féministes, la Florizène des 'Lettres de Stéphanie' annonce la Merteuil de Laclos" (Angelet). Fanny de Beauharnais fut une figure intéressante dans les panorama des lettres féminines des Lumières. Séparée de son mari, elle se consacra à la littérature qu'elle cultiva avec passion, fut membre de plusieurs académies littéraires et ouvrit un salon rue de Tournon où elle recevait notamment Restif de La Bretonne, Louis-Sébastien Mercier ou Olympe de Gouges. On lui doit notamment un pamphlet féministe adressé aux hommes en 1773 sous le titre de "A tous les penseurs, salut". Exemplaire manipulé. Cf. Angelet et Herman, "Recueil de préfaces de romans du XVIIIe siècle: 1751-1800" (2003), II, p.257. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Liste de Messieurs les chevaliers, chapelains conventuels, et servants d'armes des trois vénérables langues de Provence, Auvergne et France.

      Malte, Imprimerie Magistrale, 1778, demi-basane XIXe. -Marge int. de 1 f. lég. restauré sans atteinte du texte. - in-8 de 218-(2) pp. ; Edition originale. Très rare.Conlon 78 : 351 ; Saffroy, Bibliographie des almanachs et annuaires 393.Pp. 181 à 198 : Dignités communes aux trois prieurés de la vénérable langue de France. Avec les noms de MM. les dignitaires, le jour de leur avènement, les noms des commanderies affectées à chaque prieuré, rangées par ordre alphabétique, ceux de Messieurs les commandeurs, & l'année où ils sont entrés en rente.Pp. 199 à 212 : Liste de Messieurs les chapelains conventuels et servants d'armes de la vénérable langue de France, placés dans leurs prieurés respectifs.Pp. 213 à 218 : Tabeau des commanderies affectées à Messieurs les chapelains conventuels et servants d'armes de la vénérable langue de France, rangées par lettres alphabétiques, avec les noms de MM. les commandeurs, l'année de leur entrée en rente, & celui du prieuré où les commanderies sont annexées.Très rare impression de Malte, où l'imprimerie ne fut introduite qu'en 1756.

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        Le Frioul Dressé sur la Carte recemment rectifiée par les ordres de Messieurs Les Sept Deputés de La Ville D'Udine Capital de la ditte Province par les Sieurs Majeroni et Capellaris Ingenieurs Publics

      1778. "Rara mappa regionale del Friuli. A differenza di molte altre presenti nell'atlante di Santini, questa mappa regionale d'Italia non è disegnata a partire da quella di De Vaugondy e si basa su fonti italiane, in questo caso, da un'altra realizzata dai 7 Deputati della città di Udine. La mappa offre dettagli particolareggiati sia nelle regioni alpine che nelle coste, ma è particolarmente degno di nota per la tecnica raffinata utilizzata per le montagne e le valli a nord. Include a sinistra un grande inserto su ""Le Territoire de Cadore dans la Province du Frioul"". Una delle mappe più dettagliate della regione pubblicata nella metà del XVIII secolo. Cartiglio decorativo con il titolo nell'angolo in basso a sinistra e notevoli dettagli topografici. La mappa è stata pubblicata per la prima volta in ""Atlas Universel dresse sur les meuilleures cartes modernes"" stampato a Venezia fra il 1776 ed il 1784." "Scarce regional map of Friuli. Unlike many of the maps in Santini's atlas, this regional map of Italy is not drawn from De Vaugondy and is based upon Italian sources, in this instance, a recently created map ordered by the 7 Deputies of the City of Udine. The map provides fine detail in both the Alpine and coastal regions, but is particularly noteworthy for the fine graphic depiction of the mountains and Valleys in the north. Includes a large inset of ""Le Territoire de Cadore dans la Province du Frioul"". One of the most detailed maps of the region published in the mid-18th Century. Decorative title cartouche in the bottom left corner. First published in ""Atlas Universel dresses sur les meuilleures cartes modernes"" printed in Venice between 1776 and 1784."

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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 )

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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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        John Jones

      , ca. 1778. ca. 1778. A curious fragment, what appears to be piece of an address panel, 2.75" x 1.5" bearing the address: "Capt[ain] Simpson on Board the Ship Ranger". The Ranger was the sloop that John Paul Jones commanded en route from America to France in 1777 and used in raids into 1778. Lieutenant Thomas Simpson was his second in command, and after Jones assumed command of the Bonhomme Richard in 1778, Simpson took over the Ranger. Before he assumed command, Simpson who was quite popular with the crew, would lead a mutiny against Jones amidst battle and be imprisoned for his actions. Upon granting command of the Ranger to John Paul Jones, the maritime committee of the Continental Congress instructed him to proceed to France and report to the American commissioners in Paris for instructions. The committee promised Jones that once in France, he would be given command of the frigate Indien, then under construction in Amsterdam under American contract. Upon his arrival in Paris, he found that the commissioners, for political reasons, had transferred ownership of the frigate to King Louis XVI. Jones decided to use the Ranger in the meantime and in April, 1778 set sail from Brest for the Irish Sea.During the cruise, in which he raided the Scottish coast and captured the British naval sloop Drake. Prior to taking the Drake, his lieutenant, Thomas Simpson, had staged a near-mutiny among the crew against Jones. Unlike Jones, who was disliked by his men for his violent temper and insistence on severe discipline, Simpson was very popular with the crew. He became confident that he would assume command of the Ranger upon first arriving in France and chafed under Jones' command and was disappointed when circumstances did not allow this. Moreover, Simpson, and many on the crew thought Jones' to be generally reckless, especially when he contemplated assault of the British ship in broad daylight. According to Jones, just before the Ranger was to engage the Drake, Simpson "held up the crew that being Americans fighting for liberty, the voice of the people should be taken before the Captain's orders were obeyed.". For this, Jones placed Simpson under arrest. Upon his return to France in June, 1778 he traveled to Paris to again meet with the American commissioners who were quite troubled by the imprisonment of Simpson. They eventually convinced Jones to release Simpson and place him in command of the Ranger. The Ranger's surgeon recorded in his diary on July 27: "This day Thomas Simpson, Esqr. came on board with orders to take command of the Ranger, to the joy and satisfaction of the whole Ships company." Soon after, the Ranger sailed for America. Thomas Simpson resigned his commission when we was passed over for a promotion by the Continental Congress in 1779. The Ranger continued in service, operating in the Atlantic until she was captured at Charleston in May 1780 when the city fell to the British. On the verso is a short note most likely in the hand of Samuel A. OTIS (1740-1814) which reads: "Bal - 1427.75 Int. 1 July 1790 Sam A Otis For Ja[me]s. Sullivan---" Otis is most likely referring to James Sullivan (1744-1808) who was an early advocate of expanded rights for women. Slightly rough margins, else quite bright and clean and in fine condition.

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        Afrique divisee en ses principaux Empires et Royaumes.

      Artist: Vaugondyde Robert d ; issued in: Paris; date: d1778 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: colored; - condition: Counterlaid in the centerfold; - size (in cm): 49,5 x 66; - description: Map of total Africa with the islands of the Atlantic ocean in the west and the Indian ocean in the east. With a description on the right pannel of all countries and islands of the continent with their conquerers and colonies in french language.; - vita of the artist: Didier Robert de Vaugondy (1723 -1786) also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, were leading cartographers in France during the 18th century. In 1757, Gilles and Didier Robert De Vaugondy published The Atlas Universel, one of the most important atlases of the 18th century. 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 1760, Didier Robert de Vaugondy was appointed geographer to Louis XV.Gilles and Didier Robert De Vaugondy produced their maps and terrestrial globes working together as father and son. Globes of a variety of sizes were made by gluing copperplate-printed gores on a plaster-finished papier-mache core, a complicated and expensive manufacturing process, employing several specialists. In some cases it is uncertain whether Gilles or Didier made a given map. Gilles often signed maps as M.Robert, while Didier commonly signed his maps as "Robert de Vaugondy", or added "fils" or "filio" after his name.The Robert de Vaugondys were descended from the Nicolas Sanson family through Sanson's grandson, Pierre Moulard-Sanson. From him, they inherited much of Sanson's cartographic material, which they combined with maps and plates acquired after Hubert Jaillot's death in 1712 to form the basis the Atlas Universel. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Essais historiques sur Orléans ou Description topographique et critique de cette capitale et de ses environs. Augmentés d?un tableau chronologique & raisonné de ses Evêques, Rois, Ducs, Comtes, Vicomtes, Gouverneurs & Lieutenans Gén. au Gouvernement ; Chanceliers des Comtes & des Ducs ; Intendans ; Baillis ; Magistrats; &c. Grands-Maîtres des Eaux & For. Bureau des Finances ; Maires d?Orléans ; & des Personnages illustres, Sçavans, Artistes & Femmes célebres de l?Orléanais, depuis le quatrième Siècle jusqu?à nos jours : avec Plan et Fig.

      Couret de Villeneuve, Orléans 1778 - In-8 (20 x 12 cm), (8)-xii-210-(2) pp., plein veau glacé, dos lisse orné de fers à la grotesque, triple filet en encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées (légère mouillure dans la marge supérieure, coiffe supérieure arasée, petits manques de cuir au coins ). Edition illustrée d'un plan dépliant gravé d'Orléans et d'un portrait de Jeanne d?Arc. Rare. Langue : Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Recherches et considérations sur la population de la France.

      À Paris, chez Moutard 1778 - 2 parties en un vol. in-8, XV-[1]-280-[1] pp. et 157-[5] pp., veau fauve, dos lisse orné, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Usure aux coiffes et aux coins, début de fente à un mors, néanmoins bon exemplaire. Édition originale rare. Livre capital qui marque les débuts de la science démographique française. On sait peu de chose sur son auteur ce qui a fait souvent attribuer cet ouvrage à Jean-Baptiste Auget, baron de Montyon (voir Quérard). INED, 3221. Quérard, VI, 276. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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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        Le Parfait Boulanger, ou Traité complet sur la fabrication et le commerce du pain.

      - Paris. Imprimerie Royale. 1778. 1 volume in-8, demi-basane fauve, dos lisse orné d'un grand semis géométrique doré, pièce de titre rouge. Discrètes restaurations aux coiffes.LIII pp.; [3] pp.; 639 pp. Edition originale rare.Ce traité très complet et très pédagogique part du blé pour étudier tout ce qui concourt à la distribution de la principale subsistance des Français de l'époque, le pain : farine, levain, pâte, cuisson et commerce. Bel exemplaire. 17 FTP [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le Parfait Boulanger, ou Traité complet sur la fabrication & le commerce du pain

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris 1778 - In-8 (200x125 mm.), pp. LIII, (3), 639, (1). Fregio xilografico al frontespizio. Legatura coeva in piena pelle bazzana maculata, triplice filetto in oro incorniciante i piatti, dorso a nervi con ricchi fregi in oro e titoli incisi, sempre in oro, al dorso. Tagli marmorizzati. Lievi fioriture, ma bell'esemplare. Edizione originale, non comune, di questo saggio del geniale agronomo francese imperniato sugli aspetti chimici, alimentari, economici e commerciali del principale elemento della nutrizione umana. Bibliografia: Vicaire, p. 556. Oberlé, 813. Kinmont, 68. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        A Voyage to California to Observe the Transit of Venus.

      Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, London 1778 - 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 Salle&#142;, Morocco. Sabin 12004. edition. Very good: boards rubbed; scattered foxing. Very good: boards rubbed; scattered foxing [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Wissenschaftliches Antiquariat Köln]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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