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        Le Colonie Unite dell'America Settentr.le di nuova projezione...

      1778. Carta geografica murale, composta da 12 fogli ancora da unire, tratta da "Atlante Novissimo" dello Zatta, pubblicato a Venezia tra il 1778 ed il 1782. La carta è basata su quella di J. Mitchell che venne usata per stabilire i confini delle colonie nel trattato di pace del 1783 di Parigi, a conclusione della Guerra di Indipendenza. La carta divenne quindi la prima mappa ufficiale degli Stati Uniti. Quella dello Zatta rappresenta la prima edizione italiana di questa leggendaria carta, realizzata nel classico stile settecentesco veneziano, includendo un cartiglio molto decorativo contenente la carta delle Bermuda. Tuttavia la carta dello Zatta presenta delle significative varianti rispetto al suo prototipo, includendo maggiori informazioni geografiche, dedotte da altre fonti cartografiche. Per esempio la Virginia deriva dalla carta di Fry e Jefferson del 1753, mentre sono indicate informazioni relative alla guerra d'indipendenza nei dintorni di Saratoga, Philadelphia e Charleston. Da ricordare inoltre che questa rappresenta una delle prime carte ad assegnare alle colonie britanniche in rivolta l'appellativo di "Colonie unite". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, 12 fogli, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Bibliografia: Sabin 68109; Stephenson, A la Carte, p. 113; cf P 650, 651. Map Forum 1, p. 58. Dimensioni: 1280x1300. Geographic wall map, made of 12 sheets yet to be joined together. Taken from Zatta's Atlante Novissimo published in Venice between 1778 and 1782. The map is based on J. Mitchell's, which was used to establish the borders of the colonies during the peace treaty of Paris in 1783, after the Independence War, becoming henceforth the first, official map of the United States. Zatta's map is the first, Italian edition of this legendary map; it has been realized in the characteristic eighteenth - century Venetian style, including also a cartouche depicting the map of the Bermuda Islands. Nevertheless, the map of Zatta differs quite a lot from its prototype for it shows many geographic details which were inferred from other cartographic sources. For instance, the State of Virginia derives from the 1753 map of Fry and Jefferson, while around the cities of Saratoga, Philadelphia and Charleston there are some information about the independence war. Noteworthy is also the fact that this is one of the first maps to define the British colonies the "United Colonies". Copper engraving, contemporary outline colour, in excellent condition. Venezia Venice Sabin 68109; Stephenson, A la Carte, p. 113; cf P 650, 651. Map Forum 1, p. 58. Dimensioni: 1280x1300.

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

      de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1778. Cm. 26, pp. (16) 55 (1) 359 (1) + una carta d'errata. Grande vignetta al frontespizio e 30 tavole ripiegate fuori testo stampate su carta forte in lieve tonalità d'azzurro. Legatura del tempo in cart. rigido azzurro con titoli ms. al dorso. Esemplare genuino, marginoso ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. La prima parte titola: "Considérations sur la Guerre de 1769 entre les Russes et les Turcs", segue il testo dei "Pensées sur la Tactique, et la Stratégique". Opera interessante e munita di un ricco apparato iconografico con raffigurazioni di ordini di battaglia, disposizioni delle truppe, soldati di vari corpi militari, battaglioni, movimenti di truppe, di una pianta della battaglia del 20 - 21 novembre 1759 combattuta a Maxen, in Sassonia, della battaglia di Praga del 6 maggio 1757 in cui i prussiani di Federico II sbaragliarono gli austriaci, della battaglia di Kollin del 18 giugno 1757, di quella di Leuthen del 5 dicembre dello stesso anno, di quella di Süptitz e di Torgau del 3 novembre 1760,di quella di Breslau del 22 novembre 1757,di quella di Hochkirch del 14 ottobre 1758,di quella di Lignitz del 15 agosto 1760; le ultime due tavv. sono di cartografia del Canavese ("Carte d'une partie du Piémont") e del corso del fiume Dnestr "deouis Kornuauka jusq'à Ladowa" de Bog dalla sua fonte sino a Landijczin, per servire d'aiuto alla localizzazione delle battaglie tra russi e ottomani nel 1769. Seconda edizione, di molto aumentata rispetto alla prima che era apparsa nel 1768 con sole 12 tavole.

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        Il Cuoco Galante, opera meccanica dell'oritano Vincenzo Corrado. Seconda edizione, di varie capricciose vivande nel fine de' loro istessi trattati accresciuta (1778). - (segue:) Del Cibo Pitagorico ovvero erbaceo per uso de? Nobili, e de? Letterati (1781) - (segue:) Il Credenziere d buon gusto opera meccanica dell?Oritano (1781). - (segue:) Il Moltiplico e governodegli Animali domestici per uso di cibo (1784). - In Napoli, Stamperia Raimondiana, 1781, 1778 e1784.

      Raimondiana, 1778. Quattro opere in un volume in - 4 (mm 256x248). Ottima legatura coeva in pergamena marmorizzata, a pieni margini con barbe, I quattro fogli di titolo racchiusi entro bordura ornamentale e con vignetta a centro pagina. ritraatto a mezzo busto di Corradoin antiporta della prima opera. Collazione: parte prima: I) pp. (10), 234, 2 tavole incise in rame, ripiegate f.testo. È il primo manuale organico di gastronomia napoletana. Uscito a Napoli nel 1773, non oppose pregiudiziali al lessico gastronomico francese a quei tempi dominante, ma nel complesso si mantenne fedele alla pratica tradizionale della cucina italiana, e in particolare napoletana, rivelando lo sforzo di voler integrare le cucine forestiere a quella locale, servendosi di una scrittura semplice, concisa ed esauriente. La materia del manuale è riportata in capitoli di una certa ampiezza, ciascuno dedicato ad un argomento (minestre, carni domestiche e selvatiche, pesci, uova, latticini, verdure, crostate, dolci, sapori, conserve) a sua volta suddiviso in brevi paragrafi nei quali si prescrivono i modi di cucinare le vivande. Per primo il Corrado descrive l'uso alimentare del pomodoro, fino ad allora inteso come pianta ornamentale: vi sono alcune ricette con pomodori farciti e poi fritti, però mai abbinati alla pasta. BING 550. WESTBURY p.56. Parte II) pp. (8), 47, Interessante dissertazione, dedicata a John Child, in favore dell'alimentazione vegetariana. L'autore si richiama alle limitazioni imposte da Pitagora ai suoi discepoli, ma pare condividere personalmente il vegetarianesimo, ritenendolo più sano e più confacente alla natura umana. Considerando che il piacere della tavola non deve andare perduto, Corrado insegna qui come rendere gustose erbe, radici e fiori che altrimenti non sarebbero facilmente ingeribili. BING 565. WESTBURY p.58. BITTING p. 101. WELLCOME II, 393. Parte III) pp. (20), 62 (2); con una bella tavola più volte ripiegata. Comprende 8 trattati dedicati allo zucchero e alle pozioni calde; ai sorbetti; ai dolci in forno, stainato e confettura; ai frutti in composta, canditi e graniti; alle marmellate di frutti e di fiori; agli spiriti e rosoli; alle acque di odore, agli aceti e ai profumi; ai desserts (uno per ogni mese dell'anno). Precede un'esaustiva Prefazione, in cui si traccia una breve storia della cucina dall'antichità e si spiegano gli argomenti e le ragioni dell'opera. «Il Credenziere di buon gusto è una breve opera, lontana dalla supponente completezza dell'omonimo libro di Leonardi ma molto più interessante grazie alle sue doti di spontaneità ed immediatezza, che rifugge dai paradigmi schematici della cucina neoclassica fossilizzata ancora sui modelli francesi della metà del secolo» (C. BENPORAT, Storia della gastronomia italiana, p. 297). BING 546. WESTBURY p.57. BITTING p. 101. Parte IV) pp. XVI, 42, (1 f. bianco). L'operetta tratta di polli, colombi, pavoni, anitre, oche, fagiani, bovini, ovini, suini, conigli e api; inizia con una divertente dedica all'Ombra di Apicio, che sarebbe apparso all'autore in più di una circostanza per approvarne i trattati. Segue un sonetto di D.M.Pinto, canonico della Cattedrale di Oria, intitolato Ritratto dell'Autore, accompagnato da copiose note, ricche di notizie sul Corrado. BING 557. WESTBURY p.58. BITTING p. 101. Il Corrado (Oria 1738 - 1836) fu tra i primi autori di ricettari volti a svincolarsi dall'assoluto dominio della cucina francese, protagonista delle tavole italiane per tutto il Settecento (cfr. BENPORAT, op. cit., pp. 289 - 290).

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        Memorie intorno alle pubbliche fabbriche più insigni della città di Brescia raccolte da B.Z. arciprete calvisano. Brescia, Pietro Vescovi, 1778

      Vescovi Pietro, 1778. in - folio, pp. VIII, 163, (5), leg. coeva m. perg. e ang., tass. in pelle con tit. e fregi oro al dorso. Prima edizione di quest'opera di fondamentale importantanza sull'architettura dei principali monumenti di Brescia; è adorna di vignetta inc. al tit., 10 iniziali inc., 5 culs - de - lampe, 10 testatine con graziose vedute di Brescia dis. da F. Battaglioli e finem. inc. da Fr. Zucchi e 12 tavole in fine num. f.t. dis. da Gaspare Turbini ed incise da Pietro Beceni, le quali raffigurano pianta, cupola, spaccati e prospetti del "Palazzo Pubblico delle Ragioni", il cui celebre salone, distrutto da un incendio nel 1573, fu ristrutturato secondo i disegni di Luigi Vanvitelli (1700 - 1773). In appendice l'autore (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: Sansovino, Alessi, Palladio, Buzzi, Todeschini, Vanvitelli e Tiziano. Stupendo libro di notevole pregio storico - artistico su Brescia, raro. Esempl. magnifico, su carta forte, a grandi margini.

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        Isola di Minorca - Piano del porto e della città di Mahon e de suoi forti

      1778. Carta geografica dell'isola, con pianta della citta di Mahon. Tratta dal Atlante Novissimo dello Zatta. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, in eccellente stato. Map from "Atlante Novissimo" printed in Venice between 1776 and 1785. The map was issued in Zatta's Atlante Novissimo a monumental 4 volume work and one of the last great decorative atlases. Copperplate, original outline colour, in very good condition. Venezia Venice 430 330

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        L'Ezour - Vedam ou Ancien commentaire du Vedam. Contenant l'exposition des opinions religieuses et philosophiques des Indiens. Traduit du Samscretan par un Brame

      Dans l'Imprimerie de M. de Felice, 1778. - Dans l'Imprimerie de M. de Felice, Yverdon 1778, 2 vol. in - 12 (9,5x16cm), xij 13 - 332pp. et 264pp., relié. - Prima edizione di questo pastiche religiosa composta da missionari gesuiti in India. Stampato su presse di Fortune Barthelemy Felice a Yverdon, è stato pubblicato dal barone di Santa Croce. Posta Binding (1840) completo vitello giusto. Torna con cinque nervi decorate con scatole dorate e reti, così come le parti di titolo e il numero del volume di grana lunga marrone marocco. Filetti Tripla dorati nel coaching contreplats. Fili d'oro e quadruple pennacchi floreali inquadratura contreplats carta al serbatoio. Tutti i bordi dorato. Pretty nice copia vincolante Niédrée, il cui nome è registrato in penna sulla prima guardia del primo volume.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale de ce pastiche religieux composé par des missionnaires jésuites en Inde. Imprimée sur les presses de Fortuné - Barthélemy de Felice à Yverdon, elle a été publiée par le baron de Sainte - Croix. Reliure postérieure (vers 1840) en plein veau blond. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et filets dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin brun à grain long. Triples filets dorés en encadrement des contreplats. Quadruples filets et écoinçons floraux dorés en encadrement des contreplats de papier à la cuve. Toutes tranches dorées. Agréable exemplaire en jolie reliure de Niédrée, dont le nom est inscrit à la plume sur la première garde du premier volume.  

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        Memorie del Finale di Lombardia umiliate all'Altezza Serenissima di Francesco III gloriosamente regnante Duca di Modena, Reggio, Mirandola ec. ec. ec.

      presso la Società Tipografica, 1778. Cm. 27, pp. (4) 212 (8) + 4 bianche. Vignetta xilografica al frontespizio e due tavole ripiegate f.t. incise in rame da Giuseppe Benedetti. Legatura coeva in cart. alla rustica con dorso rivestito in carta marmorizzata. Bell'esemplare, genuino e marginoso, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Seconda edizione assoluta, dopo quella del 1752. Il Frassoni (Finale Emilia, 1712 - ivi, 1801) fu ecclesiastico, storico locale e membro dell'Accademia dei Dissonanti di Modena e dell'Accademia dei Fluttuanti di Finale. Fu anche poeta, corrispondente del Muratori e del Goldoni e traduttore delle "Epistole" di Ovidio. Cfr. Lozzi, (I, 1747): "Raro.. Con una tav. fig. non menzionata da Bocca"; Coleti, p. 66. Al presente volume si aggiunge inoltre una copia della prima edizione (Modena, 1752) che, pur con qualche traccia d'uso e scompleta (è presente il solo primo volume di due), presenta varie note e documenti manoscritti coevi ad incremento del testo che potrebbero essere di mano dello stesso Frassoni come lavoro in previsione della seconda edizione.

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        Veduta dei resti di 18 colonne.

      1778. Vedute di Paestum Serie di incisioni all'acquaforte con ritocchi al bulino, 1778, firmate in lastra. Magnifiche prove, impresse su carta vergata coeva con filigrana "giglio nel doppio cerchio con lettere CB" (Robison 38 ove presente), con margini, tracce di usuale piega centrale verticale visibili al verso, generalmente in ottimo stato di conservazione. La serie delle vedute di Paestum, del 1778, è l'ultima opera realizzata dal Piranesi prima della sua morte. Sebbene grande conoscitore di antichità classiche, si recò sul luogo per visitare i tre templi verso il 1777, dove realizzò i disegni preparatori alle incisioni, in tutto venti lastre più il frontespizio. Solo 18 di queste tavole sono firmate da Giovan Battista, mentre le rimanenti tre portano la firma del figlio Francesco. In realtà, molto più probabilmente, tutte le tavole sono realizzate dal Piranesi padre, con la collaborazione del figlio nella realizzazione delle figure inserite nel dominante paesaggio architettonico. Views of Paestum Series of etchings with engraving, 1778, signed on plate. Magnificent works, printed on contemporary laid paper with "lily in double circle with letters CB" watermark, with full margins, signs of common centre vertical fold on verso, otherwise in good condition. The series of the views of Paestum, realized in 1778, is the last work Piranesi realized before his death. Although he was already an archaeology expert, he went to visit the three temples in 1777 to realize his preparatory drawings for the engravings (twenty plates and the front page). Only 18 of these plates have been signed by Giovan Battista, while three bear the signature of his son, Francesco. Actually, probably all the plates have been realized by the father with the help of his son, who might have realized the figures included in the landscape. Focillon 586, Wilton Ely 721 665 470

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        Candelabro antico geometricamente disegnato...

      G.B.Piranesi, 1778. Acquaforte, bulino e puntasecca da "Vasi, candelabri, cippi...", stampato nel 1778. Bella prova con ampi margini, impressa su carta vergata con filigrana con doppio giglio (Hind 2), traccia di piega centrale con leggera ossidazione, ben conservata.. Mm: 434x640. Così cita il Piranesi al piede dell'incisione nella dedica :Al signor Carlo Morris Cavaliere Inglese "Nel piantato di questo candelabro posano tre Ipogrifi reggenti la cimasa, che forma il basamento. Su questa triangolar forma veggonsi tre tartarughe qusi in atto di sostener la base circolare delle tre teste d'arieti, come vittime sagre, ed allusive al sogetto che stanno nello stesso tempo, come di guardia a tutta l'opera, investendo il Paniere forse a Silvano dedicato, in questi vedonsi i fiori frutti e frondi intrecciate a guisa di Caulicoli, e nel mezzo s'innalza un fusto, o sia tronco circondato da fogliami e varj uccelli, che formano vago intreccio fin alla ben intesa e delicata patera....

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        Vaso di marmo

      1778. Acquaforte e bulino, circa 1778, firmata in lastra in basso a destra. Magnifica prova, impressa sulla tipica carta coeva pesante, con filigrana "scudo con leone rampante", contromarca della filigrana "Bracciano" (Robison 59, databile tra il 1770 ed il 1790), con ampli margini, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Il vaso fu ritrovato nel 1702, sempre a Villa Adriana, appartenente alla collezione Hayward, dedicato al Cavalier Maria Carlo Giuseppe di Pougens. Vasi Candelabri Cippi Sarcophagi Tripodi Lucerne ed ornamenti antichi.. L'opera può essere considerata come un'aggiunta alla Diverse maniere d'adornare i camini, uscita nove anni prima, ed è un compendio di suppellettili romane, scelte tra le diverse membra dell'antichità. Apparsa postuma alla morte dell'artista nel 1778, contiene alcuni fogli del figlio Francesco, e può ritenenersi come il completamento del nuovo linguaggio neo - antico del Piranesi. Le forme che vengono scelte dall'artista furono il prototipo ideale dell'arredamento tra Sette e Ottocento, anticipando il neoclassicismo, ed ebbero un grande eco in tutta Europa, specialmente nei paesi anglosassoni. Tuttavia sembra palese che in questa opera, al contrario di quanto proposto nei Camini, egli non volesse proporre un modello ornamentale, ma sia semplicemente un suo omaggio frutto della rimeditazione sugli avanzi della grandezza imperiale di Roma. L'immediato successo della serie, nella sensibilità romantica dell'Europa napoleonica, vede trasformarsi queste are, lucerne, tripodi in modelli di legno, ceramica o metallo, creando un gusto d'arredamento domestico ispirato dagli ordini classici. Da sottolineare pure la grande importanza, dal punto di vista archeologico, delle singole opere. Il Piranesi infatti indica sempre l'ubicazione dei reperti da lui rappresentati, fornendo in alcuni casi anche la provenienza, creando un vero e proprio catalogo dei reperti archeologici. Etching and engraving, circa 1778, signed at lower right. Magnificent proof, with good contrast and sharp details, printed on contemporary laid paper, with "Bracciano" watermark (Robison 59), wide margins, in very good conditions. Focillon 616, Wilton Ely 903 425 670

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        Vaso antico di marmo adornato di eccellenti Sculture, si nella parte anteriore, che nell'opposta le quali rappresentano Fauni e Baccanti... ritrovato l'anno 1771... nel sito detto Pantanello, Luogo compreso nell'antico recinto della Villa Adriana. ...

      1778. Incisione in rame all'acquaforte, bulino e puntasecca inserita nell'opera "VASI CANDELABRI CIPPI CARCOFAGI TRIPODI lucerne ed onoramenti antichi - disegn. ed inc. dal Cav. Gio. Batta. Piranesi pubblicati l'anno MDCCLXXIIX". Dedica al Signor Thommasso Moore Slade Cavaliere Inglese Seguace, ed Amatore delle Belle Arti mm 712x360 lastra

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        TRAITÉ D'AMITIÉ ET DE COMMERCE, CONLU ENTRE LE ROI ET LES ÉTATS-UNIS DE L'AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE, LE 6 FEVRIER, 1778.

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

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        Novae species quadrupedum e glirium ordine cum illustrationibus variis complurium ex hoc ordine animalium.

      Erlangen, Wolfgang Walther, 1778. 4to. (2) + VIII + 388 s. 39 kobberstukne plansjer (hvorav 3 foldet). Samt. helskinnbind med fem oppøyde bind. Rødt skinn tittelfelt. Ryggdekor i gull. Navn på forsatsblad verso. Ryggen litt slitt ved kapitéler. Contemporary full calf with five raised bands. Red leather label. Spine gilt. 39 (3 folding) engraved plates. A little worn at top and bottom of spine. names on front end paper verso.

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        Analytische Dioptrik in zwey Theilen. Der erste enthält die allgemeine Theorie der optischen Werkzeuge: der zweyte die besondere Theorie und vortheilhafteste Einrichtung aller Gattungen von Fernröhren, Spiegelteleskopen, und Mikroskopen.

      Johann Friederich Junius, Leipzig: 1778 - . First edition, dedicated to the famous mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707- 1783). Klügel based his writings on that of Euler’s work on optics. In his parts VII and VIII he deals with the telescope and especially the microscope. Euler’s own work on the theory of the achromatic microscope was written as early as 1762 and 1771, when he dealt with the subject more fully. In 1774, Euler’s pupil and friend, Nicolas Fuss, wrote a little book on how to construct an achromatic microscope. Klügel translated that work in 1778 and then followed that with this more thorough treatment, being his Analytische Dioptrik [also 1778]. Due to the crudeness of design of the objective made in 1791by François Beeldsnyder (1755-1808), a colonel in the Amsterdam cavalry, Mayall asserts (and others uphold this view) that he feels the discussion of the dates of origin or this instrument are at best unclear. – Mayall. See also: S. Bradbury, The Evolution of the Microscope, pp. 179-180. Georg Simon Klügel (1739- 1812), German mathematician and physicist, born in Hamburg, studied under Abraham Kästner ["the best teacher of mathematics in Germany" – Vincenzo De Risi, ?Gerolamo Saccheri (1667-1733), Euclid Vindicated from Every Blemish: Edited and Annotated . (2014), p.52.] at the University of Göttingen. He was appointed professor of mathematics at the University of Helmstedt and then was chair of mathematics and physics at the University of Halle. In this compendious work he corrected some of Euler’s results and expanded with his own findings. In 1803-31 he published his famous dictionary of mathematics, Mathematisches Wörterbuch (5 vols.). Provenance [II]: [I] Johann Gottfried Köhler (1745-1801), Germen astronomer, known for discovering a number of nebulae, start clusters and galaxies. He was a colleague of Johann Elert Bode, another German astronomer of importance. In 1785 Köhler was appointed jointly director of the Desden Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon and the Kunstkammer. His catalogue of nebulae was published in 1780. He wrote a number of astronomical papers in German, and the following in the Philosophical Transactions, "Observations on the transit of Mercury 1786, May 4, at Dresden", (P.T., 1787). See: Hockey, Thomas, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 2009; Poggendorff, pp. 1290-1. [II]: Ing. Dr. Edmund Neusser (1852-1912), born in Krakow, was appointed in 1893 a full professor and director of medicine in the University of Vienna. A highly respected clinician, he specialized in disorders of the blood and wrote about the circulatory system, liver and adrenal glands. See: Austrian Biographical Encyclopaedia. DSB VII, pp. 404-05; Poggendorff I, 1277; John Mayall, Cantor Lectures on the Microscope, p. 61. See: Dieter Gerlach, Geschichte der Mikroskopie, (2009), p. 200. 2 parts in 1 vol. Sm. 4to. [xxiv], 303, [1] pp. Title vignette, 4 folding engraved plates (with 32 figs.), head and tail-pieces. Original half calf, decorative boards; very worn, joints splitting, extremities well worn. Title page signed by J. G. Köhler; bookplate of Ing. Dr. Edmund Neusser. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Analytische Dioptrik in zwey Theilen. Der erste enthält die allgemeine Theorie der optischen Werkzeuge: der zweyte die besondere Theorie und vortheilhafteste Einrichtung aller Gattungen von Fernröhren, Spiegelteleskopen, und Mikroskopen.

      Leipzig:: Johann Friederich Junius. 1778. hardcover. 2 parts in 1 vol. Sm. 4to. [xxiv], 303, [1] pp. Title vignette, 4. folding engraved plates (with 32 figs.), head and tail-pieces.. Original half calf, decorative boards; very worn, joints splitting,. extremities well worn. Title page signed by J. G. Köhler; bookplate. of Ing. Dr. Edmund Neusser.. First edition, dedicated to the famous mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707- 1783). Klügel based his writings on that of Euler?s work on optics. In his parts VII and VIII he deals with the telescope and especially the microscope. ¶ Euler?s own work on the theory of the achromatic microscope was written as early as 1762 and 1771, when he dealt with the subject more fully. In 1774, Euler?s pupil and friend, Nicolas Fuss, wrote a little book on how to construct an achromatic microscope. Klügel translated that work in 1778 and then followed that with this more thorough treatment, being his Analytische Dioptrik [also 1778]. Due to the crudeness of design of the objective made in 1791by François Beeldsnyder (1755-1808), a colonel in the Amsterdam cavalry, Mayall asserts (and others uphold this view) that he feels the discussion of the dates of origin or this instrument are at best unclear. ? Mayall. See also: S. Bradbury, The Evolution of the Microscope, pp. 179-180. ¶ Georg Simon Klügel (1739- 1812), German mathematician and physicist, born in Hamburg, studied under Abraham Kästner [?the best teacher of mathematics in Germany? ? Vincenzo De Risi, ?Gerolamo Saccheri (1667-1733), Euclid Vindicated from Every Blemish: Edited and Annotated ... (2014), p.52.] at the University of Göttingen. He was appointed professor of mathematics at the University of Helmstedt and then was chair of mathematics and physics at the University of Halle. In this compendious work he corrected some of Euler?s results and expanded with his own findings. In 1803-31 he published his famous dictionary of mathematics, Mathematisches Wörterbuch (5 vols.). ¶ Provenance [II]: [I] Johann Gottfried Köhler (1745-1801), Germen astronomer, known for discovering a number of nebulae, start clusters and galaxies. He was a colleague of Johann Elert Bode, another German astronomer of importance. In 1785 Köhler was appointed jointly director of the Desden Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon and the Kunstkammer. His catalogue of nebulae was published in 1780. He wrote a number of astronomical papers in German, and the following in the Philosophical Transactions, ?Observations on the transit of Mercury 1786, May 4, at Dresden?, (P.T., 1787). See: Hockey, Thomas, The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers, 2009; Poggendorff, pp. 1290-1. ¶ [II]: Ing. Dr. Edmund Neusser (1852-1912), born in Krakow, was appointed in 1893 a full professor and director of medicine in the University of Vienna. A highly respected clinician, he specialized in disorders of the blood and wrote about the circulatory system, liver and adrenal glands. See: Austrian Biographical Encyclopaedia. ¶ DSB VII, pp. 404-05; Poggendorff I, 1277; John Mayall, Cantor Lectures on the Microscope, p. 61. See: Dieter Gerlach, Geschichte der Mikroskopie, (2009), p. 200. . .

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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

      J. Johnson, Bath 1778 - 1778 [first edition]. Octavo, [iii]-xxvi, 334 pages (lacking the half-title and perhaps a terminal blank, with errata printed on page xxvi). Early polished speckled calf with gilt-decorated edges and spine, raised bands and contrasting leather titling labels; leather a little rubbed, scuffed and lightly marked, with trifling loss to the head of the spine; hinges slightly cracked at the foot of the spine; scattered pale foxing (a little heavier on the endpapers and the first and last few leaves); front flyleaf a little creased; small light inoffensive tidemarks to the top (blank) margin of a few sections; essentially a very good copy with contemporary ownership details (dated 1780) on the front flyleaf. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kaart van Zuid America. - voor Dr. Robertson's Geschiedenis van America, Door Thoms. Kitchin Senr. Kaartmaaker zyner Britt Majesteit. - A. v. Krevelt sculps. Amsterd. 1778':.

      - Kupferstich v. A. v. Krefelt n. Thomas Kitchin aus Geschiedenis van America b. William Robertson, dat. 1778, 44,5 x 32,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 38. - Zeigt Südamerika. - Unten rechts Titelkartusche.

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        PRO ILLUSTRI PRINCIPE OLIM SIGISMUNDO FRANCISCO MARCH. ESTENSI ac illustribus Comitibus De Barbiano de Belgioiosio Estensibus. Scripta in causa fideicommissi qu. Comitis Joannis Trivultii

      1778 ?, s. l. 1778 - In 4, pp. 4 + 4 + 6 + 4 + 12 + 4 + 4 + 4 + 22 + 12 + 20 + 40 + 22 + 22 + 20 + 18 + 16 + 16 + 4 con grande albero genealogico cm. 100 x 80. Cart. coeva in carta marmorizzata. Miscellanea di testi a stampa con le 2 cc. iniziali che sono fr. e indice appositamente stampati. Raccolta degli atti della causa tra i Belgioioso e i Trivulzi per la contestata primogenitura di Giovanni Trivulzi. Raccolta di atti giudiziari e documenti storici riguardanti le due importanti famiglie congiunte in parentela sin a partire dal 1400. Raccolta di grande rarita' ITA

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        Histoire critique de Jésus-Christ, ou, Analyse raisonnée des Evangiles. Ecce Homo.

      - Amsterdam, 1778. In-8, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos lisse orné de compartiments fleuronnés et cloisonnés, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux, filet d'encadrement à froid sur les plats, tranches rouges (coins lég. émoussés), xxxii, 304 p., qqs rouss. Troisième édition, la première datée, qui comporte "l'Épitre à Uranie" de Voltaire p. iii-viii suivi de la préface (ix-xxxii). Cette particularité de datation serait une réponse des éditeurs à la mise à l’index de l’ouvrage en cette même année 1778 (le 16 février), et à la destruction des exemplaires saisis (cf. A. Hunwick, ‘Histoire critique de Jésus Christ’, éd. critique, Genève, Droz, 1997), "Examen critique des récits sur la vie du fondateur du christianisme. Persuadé que le succès du christianisme reposait sur l'ignorance et la peur du peuple face à la damnation, Holbach cherche à améliorer la condition des hommes, en dénonçant les influences et les manipulations néfastes du clergé. Il en résulte un texte polémique, un ton inégalé dont Voltaire disait: 'Dieu me préserve de servir à répandre cet ouvrage abominable, capable de dessécher toutes les semences de la religion chrétienne dans les consciences les plus timorées.'.» (Andrew Hunwick). Vercruysse ne recense qu'un unique exemplaire de cette édition (Vienne, B.U.). (Cf. Peignot, 'Livres condamnés', II, 220. Vercruysse, 1778-A1). Bon exemplaire, relié à l’époque. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage to California, to Observe the Transit of Venus . . . With Historical Description of the Author's Route Through Mexico, and the Natural History of that Province . .

      London: Printed for Edward and Charles Dilly, 1778, 1778. First English edition. Hill, Pacific Voyages, 279; Sabin 12004; Cowan, California, page 114. Edges a little rubbed; fine copy.. 8vo, modern dark red morocco by Birdsall, gilt lettering, a.e.g. Folding map of Mexico City. Half-title present. An account of the travels of the French astronomer Jean Chappe D'Auteroche (1722-1769) to Mexico in 1769 to view the Transit of Venus from San Jose del Cabo, on the tip of the Baja California peninsula. Chappe's account includes interesting descriptions of Vera Cruz and their overland journey across Mexico to the Sea of Cortez. Upon reaching San Jose, Chappe and almost all of his expedition died from fever; only one member made it back to Paris, with Chappe's notes and observations. This narrative, first published in French in 1772, was edited by Chappe's colleague, César Cassini de Thury.

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        A View of Northumberland with an Excursion to the Abbey of Mailross in Scotland [2 volumes]

      Published by W. Charnley, Newcastle 1778 - , first volume with 9 black and white plates, a folding Genealogical Table of Northumberland Kings and a engraved dedication, second with 13 plates (one extra than listed), both volumes also with various vignettes First Edition , slight tanning of pages and minor foxing throughout, overall in good condition , half morocco and marbeld paper, 5 rased bands on spine, gilt rules and titles on spine , folio, 22 x 28 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition exacte ou tableaux anatomiques en taillès - douces des différentes parties du Corps humain...

      Chez Crety 1778 Folio (cm. 39), 60 cc. Ogni carta è incisa su rame e l’opera è costituita dal frontespizio interamente figurato e da 29 tavole anatomiche, ciascuna descritta nella pagina a lato. Legatura recente in mz. pergamena con fili oro e titolo in oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Tagli rossi. Ex llbris di collezione privata al contropiatto anteriore. Eccellente esemplare. Opera rara.

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        Fausts Leben dramatisirt vom Mahler Müller. Erster Theil. (Alles Erschienene!).

      Mannheim, Schwan 1778.Mit rad. Titelvignette von Müller. 163 S. Pappband d. Zt. Goed. IV, 346, 11 b; Borst 367; Brieger 1807; Rümann 778; Meyer 57; Kippenberg I, 2336; Schulte - Str. 230; Engel 648; MNE II 56. - Este Ausgabe. Neben der bereits 1776 veröffentlichten `Situation aus Fausts Leben` ist dies ein weiteres, wahrscheinlich durch Goethe angeregtes Bruchstück eines nie ausgeführten Faust - Dramas in Prosa. Das Stück wurde aber noch ohne Kenntnis von Goethes Vorhaben konzipiert. Faust ist hier der Ingolstädter Professor, ein "Kerl" im Sinne des Sturm und Drang und ein Genießer dazu. "Weit überlegen ist die Vignette zu Fausts Leben ... die drei diskutierenden Juden sind bei leichter Karikatur von höchster Lebendigkeit" (Lanck./Oehler II 139). - Berieben. Innen recht sauberes Exemplar. Bücher de

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        Le Royaume de Boheme divisee en ses douze cercles.

      Artist: Jaeger JC; Issued in: Frankfurt on Main; date: 1778 - Artist: Jaeger J.C.; Issued in: Frankfurt on Main; date: 1778; - Condition: ; Map shows total Bohemia with 4 beautiful cartouches in every corner, one shows the city of Prague

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        Voyages du Capitaine Gulliver, en divers pays éloignés. Nouvelle édition

      1778 - 3 parties en 2 volumes, A La Haye, chez Jean Swart, 1778, in-12, 3 parties en 2 volumes, [4]-XIV-174-[4]-204-[4] + [18]-267-[4] pp, 6 gravures, veau fauve de l'époque, dos lisses ornés à la grotesque, pièces de titre et de tomaison vertes, tranches rouges, Bonne et rare édition illustrée avec, à la fin, les observations ou la clef du voyage. Elle est ornée de figures gravées en taille-douce, "médiocres non signées" selon l'opinion de Cohen, plutôt charmantes et naïves de notre point de vue. Bel exemplaire. Coupes et charnières légèrement frottées, coiffes du tome I restaurées. Cohen, Supplément, p. 252. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Natuurkundige Verlusigingen, behelzende microscopise Waarneemiguíngen van In- et Uitlandse Water- en Land-Dieren, m.Vors.1.Aufl.

      1778 [1769] 1778 - [3+7]+166 pp., 18 handcol. pls, half-leather bd. gr. 8 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung des Brittischen Amerika zur Ersparung der englischen Karten. Von Christian Leiste, Conrector an der Herzoglichen gro´ßen Schule zu Wolfenbüttel. Daselbst gedruckt mit Bindseilschen Schriften, 1778.

      Wolfenbüttel, Herzogliche Große Schule, 1778. 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleder 8° (17.5*11 cm), 29, 571 (1) S., Halblederband d. Zt. auf fünf Bünden, rotes Rückenschildchen, Rückengoldprägung, marm. Deckelbezüge, Lederecken, Rotschnitt. Gut erhalten. Rücken, Deckel u. Kanten berieben, die ersten beiden Blätter oben links m. Kaffeefleck (s. Abb.), die Vorsatzblätter wurden herausgetrennt, auf das hintere \'fliegende Blatt\' wurde eine Übersichtskarte Neu-Englands montiert (Zeitungsausschnitt), Papier gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt, ohne Braunflecken. Leider fehlt die Kartenbeilage. Auch dies wurde im Preis berücksichtigt. Keine Einträge, keine Gerüche übler Art. Versand D: 5,00 EUR USA Unabhängigkeitskrieg Neuengland britische Kolonien Nordamerika

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        Rider's British Merlin: For the Year of Our Lord God 1778.

      London: [first work] for the Company of Stationers, and sold by G. Hawkins; [second work] for J. Joliffe [and 24 others],, 1778. Being the second after bissextile, or leap year. Adorned with many delightful and useful verities fitting all capacities in the islands of Great Britain's monarchy. With notes of husbandry, fairs, marts, high roads, and tables for many necessary uses. Compiled for his country's benefit. [Bound with:] The Court and City Register; or, Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar, for the year 1778; containing new and correct lists of both houses of parliament. The court register. Lists of the army, navy, universities, public offices, hospitals, etc. With many improvements, and the addition of some new lists. 2 works in one volume, duodecimo (138 x 80 mm). Contemporary English red morocco, richly gilt overall with cottage-roof panel design to covers incorporating floral sprays, raised bands to spine forming compartments, date direct to second gilt, remaining compartments richly gilt with floral motifs, all edges gilt, metal clasps, marbled endpapers. Housed in a custom marbled paper slipcase. First work printed in red and black, and interleaved as usual; woodcut anatomical figure. Joints and extremities very lightly rubbed, a few leaves towards the end of the second work closely trimmed at foot, with a few words on p. 231 and the signature mark on p. 237 just shaved. An excellent copy. A handsome Georgian-era almanac volume, in a highly attractive contemporary binding. Cardanus Rider is now believed to have been the pseudonym of physician and astronomer Richard Saunders (1613-1675). He was a member of the circle of William Lilly, whose own Merlin was first published in 1644; Rider's British Merlin was first published in in 1653, and was printed annually into the nineteenth century. The Court and City Register was first published in 1746. Provenance: from the collection of Hugh Selbourne MD, with his Selbourne Library ink-stamp to the title verso.

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        Rider's British Merlin: For the Year of Our Lord God 1778. Being the second after bissextile, or leap year. Adorned with many delightful and useful verities fitting all capacities in the islands of Great Britain's monarchy. With notes of husbandry, fairs, marts, high roads, and tables for many necessary uses. Compiled for his country's benefit. [Bound with:] The Court and City Register; or, Gentleman's Complete Annual Calendar, for the year 1778; containing new and correct lists of both houses of parliament. The court register. Lists of the army, navy, universities, public offices, hospitals, etc. With many improvements, and the addition of some new lists.

      London: [first work] for the Company of Stationers, and sold by G. Hawkins; [second work] for J. Joliffe [and 24 others], 1778 - 2 works in one volume, duodecimo (138 x 80 mm). Contemporary English red morocco, richly gilt overall with cottage-roof panel design to covers incorporating floral sprays, raised bands to spine forming compartments, date direct to second gilt, remaining compartments richly gilt with floral motifs, all edges gilt, metal clasps, marbled endpapers. Housed in a custom marbled paper slipcase. Joints and extremities very lightly rubbed, a few leaves towards the end of the second work closely trimmed at foot, with a few words on p. 231 and the signature mark on p. 237 just shaved. An excellent copy. First work printed in red and black, and interleaved as usual; woodcut anatomical figure. A handsome Georgian-era almanac volume, in a highly attractive contemporary binding. Cardanus Rider is now believed to have been the pseudonym of physician and astronomer Richard Saunders (1613-1675). He was a member of the circle of William Lilly, whose own Merlin was first published in 1644; Rider's British Merlin was first published in in 1653, and was printed annually into the nineteenth century. The Court and City Register was first published in 1746. Provenance: from the collection of Hugh Selbourne MD, with his Selbourne Library ink-stamp to the title verso.

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        Fausts Leben dramatisirt vom Mahler Müller. Erster Theil. (Alles Erschienene!).

      Mannheim, Schwan 1778.. Mit rad. Titelvignette von Müller. 163 S. Pappband d. Zt. Goed. IV, 346, 11 b; Borst 367; Brieger 1807; Rümann 778; Meyer 57; Kippenberg I, 2336; Schulte-Str. 230; Engel 648; MNE II 56. - Este Ausgabe. Neben der bereits 1776 veröffentlichten `Situation aus Fausts Leben` ist dies ein weiteres, wahrscheinlich durch Goethe angeregtes Bruchstück eines nie ausgeführten Faust-Dramas in Prosa. Das Stück wurde aber noch ohne Kenntnis von Goethes Vorhaben konzipiert. Faust ist hier der Ingolstädter Professor, ein "Kerl" im Sinne des Sturm und Drang und ein Genießer dazu. "Weit überlegen ist die Vignette zu Fausts Leben ... die drei diskutierenden Juden sind bei leichter Karikatur von höchster Lebendigkeit" (Lanck./Oehler II 139). - Berieben. Innen recht sauberes Exemplar.

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        Signals and Fighting Instructions for His Majesty's Fleet.

      (London), (circa 1778). 6/25/16. Folio, 34 pp. Julian Corbett in "Signals and Instructions," writes of a series of four manuscript documents written by Lord Howe for the North American Station between 1776 and 1778. The series consisted of standing orders, a signal book, and "a complete new set of Sailing and Fighting Instructions: issued with a copy of the Signal Book under date July 30, 1778." The bibliography of these printed Signal and Instructions is complex, but it appears there were four issues between 1775 and 1782. The instructions given in this text would be transmitted according to the corresponding number in the signal books. This book includes seven sets of signals by day and night, instructions for signalling in a fog, and under other circumstances. This is followed by "Fighting Instructions" which correspond to those given as "The General Fighting Instructions" by Corbett, on p. 288 of "Signals and Instructions." It is likely that these were the instructions used by the Royal Navy during the Revolutionary War. A very good copy in contemporary marbled wraps, enclosed in a cloth portfolio.

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        THE HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF PHILIP THE SECOND, KING OF SPAIN

      London: Printed for S. Hooper, 1778. Second(?) Edition n. The only publication by Scottish historian Robert Watson (1730?-1781), this study of Philip II of Spain (1528-98) earned the praise of Horace Walpole and achieved considerable popularity in its day, going through seven editions following its 1777 publication, and being translated into three languages. Philip's reign, which encompassed wars with France and with England (including the fateful defeat of the Spanish Armada), revolts in Spain's Lowland holdings, and fierce persecution of Protestants, was certainly a meaty subject, and Watson's account was the definitive one until superseded by Prescott's. After a failed career in the church, Watson became professor of logic at Saint Salvator's College and devoted himself to the study of Spanish history. He did not live to complete the work, which was finished by William Thomson (1746-1817), librarian to the eighth earl of Kinnoull. Our extremely attractive copy has an unusual imprint, the printer being unrecorded among those copies listed in OCLC.. 222 x 140 mm. (8 3/4 x 5 1/2"). Two volumes. Second(?) Edition. Contemporary sprinkled calf, upper corners very neatly renewed some time ago, raised bands flanked by double gilt rules, each spine with one brown and one red morocco label. Front pastedown of volume I with bookplate of Dampierre (see below). Significant water(?) spot and small gouge to one board, the slightest hint of wear to extremities, but the attractive bindings completely solid, lustrous, and otherwise showing few signs of use. First and last few leaves with offsetting from binder's glue used for turn-ins, otherwise very fine internally, the text unusually fresh, clean, and smooth. The only publication by Scottish historian Robert Watson (1730?-1781), this study of Philip II of Spain (1528-98) earned the praise of Horace Walpole and achieved considerable popularity in its day, going through seven editions following its 1777 publication, and being translated into three languages. Philip's reign, which encompassed wars with France and with England (including the fateful defeat of the Spanish Armada), revolts in Spain's Lowland holdings, and fierce persecution of Protestants, was certainly a meaty subject, and Watson's account was the definitive one until superseded by Prescott's. After a failed career in the church, Watson became professor of logic at Saint Salvator's College and devoted himself to the study of Spanish history. He did not live to complete the work, which was finished by William Thomson (1746-1817), librarian to the eighth earl of Kinnoull. Our extremely attractive copy has an unusual imprint, the printer being unrecorded among those copies listed in OCLC.

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        Die Hausmutter in allen ihren Geschäfften. 5 Bände.

      - Leipzig, J. F. Junius, 1778-81. 8vo. Zus. etwa 4200 S., 2 Falttabellen. Hübsche Halbleder d. Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, je zwei farbigen Rückenschildern u. Kattunpapiervorsätzen (etwas berieben u. bestoßen, Bd. 2 u. 3 mit kleiner Fehlstelle bzw. Wurmspuren am Kopf). Erste Ausgabe. - Das ursprünglich auf drei Bände angelegte Kompendium für die "Hausmutter" erschien ab 1777 in Lieferungen. Der Begriff "Hausmutter" wurde in Anlehnung an Münchhausens "Hausvater" gewählt, damit dieser in einer ökonomischen Bibliothek "nicht länger gleichsam paarlos gefunden werde". - Behandelt u.a.: 1. Gesindeküche und die Küche des einfachen Mannes (Suppen, Vorspeisen, Fleisch, Fisch; Tischsystem). - 2. Kuchen, Pasteten, Anrichten der Speisen, Hausschlachtung, Konservieren von Fisch und Gemüse. - 3. Einmachen von Früchten, Ölherstellung, Gewürzkunde, Lichtziehen, Waschen, Backen, Brauen. - 4. Geflügelzucht, Rinderzucht, Käserei, Brennen und Destillieren. - 5. Fähigkeiten und Lebenswandel der Hausmutter; Regierung des weiblichen Gesindes; Schwangerschaft, Wochenbett, Kinderkrankheiten; Kindererziehung; Gastmahle, Feste, Besuche; Todesfälle; Verhalten bei Unglücksfällen (Feuer, Probleme mit dem Vieh, der Ehemann ein Spieler, Treuloser, Sorgloser, Geizhals, Verschwender, Narr oder Atheist); Hausgeräte für Gesinde und Herrschaft. - Aus der von Schenck'schen Fidei-Kommiss-Bibliothek mit dem entsprechenden Bibliotheks-Schildchen jeweils vorn in jedem Band. - Humpert 1963; Drexel 314 (nur 1-4 1778-80); Hamberger/M. II,545 (1777-81). - Etwas gebräunt oder stockfleckig. Alle Titelblätter beidseitig gestempelt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le vicende di Milano durante la guerra con Federigo I Imperadore...

      per Antonio Agnelli nell’ Imperial Monistero di S.Ambrogio Maggiore 1778 4to (cm. 25), 3 cc.nn. (compresi antiporta e frontis. interamente inciso), XL - 300 pp., una tavola con iscrizioni, una grande pianta della città più volte rip., num.se testatine (anche con vedute), capilettera fig. e finalini. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena con fregi e titolo oro al ds. (minime tracce di restauro alla cuffia superiore). Tagli a spruzzo. Ex libris â€

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        Carte De La Nouvelle Zeelande Map

      BONNE, M, Paris 1778 - Early engraved French map is one of the first copies of Cook's 1772 chart of New Zealand showing four inserts Cook Strait, Bay of Islands, Mercury Bay and Tolaga Bay. He also copied Cook's mistakes - Banks Peninsula as an island and Stewart Island as a possible peninsula. Pl 33. Image size 390mm x 350mm, with mat, 355mm x 480mm. A very attractive early map.

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        Mémoires de Maximlien de Béthune, Duc de Sully Ministre de Henri IV Mis en ordre, avec Remarques par M.L.D.L.D.L. 10 Bände.

      Londres ( London), 1778. Nouvelle Edition, revue, corigée & augmentée; avec Observations sur les Remarques jointes auxidits Memoires, l´Esprit de Sully celui de Henr IV. 2 gestochene Portraitfrontispize ( Sullly / Henry IV) xlvj S. Kupferstich ( Pyramide) 322 S.; 429 (recte 439); 436 S.; 355 S.; 378 S.; 376 S.; 380 S.; 294 S.; 308 S.; 138 + 112 S. 8°, polierte Ganzlederbände der Zeit über fünf Bünde mit goldgeprägten kaminroten Ledertitelrückenschild. Memoiren des \"Prinicipal Ministre\" des berühmten Bourbonen-König Heinrich IV. (1553-1610) der - selbst Hugenotte - die katholische Prinzessin Margarete von Valois heiratete. Einst einer der Führer des Calvinismus einigte er durch seine Konversion zum Katholizismus die Französische Nation. 1598 erlies er das Toleranzedikt von Nantes. Diese korrigierte und kommentierte Ausgabe ist um drei, sehr selten zu findende Teile erweitert. Ein Deckel mit Fehlstelle und mir kleinen Bereibungen, insgesamt aber sehr wohlerhaltene und dekorativer Ausgabe. vgl. zu früheren Ausgaben Brunet V. 589; Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        DISERTACIÓN SOBRE LA AUTORIDAD REAL, Y SOBERANA REGALÍA . Que poseen los eclesiasticos en el Reino de Valencia; CARTAS . SOBRE LA LEGISLACIÓN MUNICIPAL DE TERUEL Y ALBARRACIN; ORIGEN Y CREACIÓN DEL TÍTULO DE PRÍNCIPE DE ASTURIAS EN ESPAÑA; APOLOGÍA DE LOS AGÓTES DE NAVARRA, Y LOS CHUETAS DE MALLORCA . LOS VAQUEROS DE ASTURIAS; ANALES DE CINCO DIAS. INVECTIVA CONTRA EL LUXO.

      Madrid: Imp. Real de la Gazeta, ; Valencia: Joseph de Orga, 1799; Madrid: Imp. Vda. De Ibarra, 1789; Madrid: Vda. De Ibarra, 1786; Valencia: Miguel Estevan, 1807 - 1778 - Portada, 110 p.; 4h., 104 p.; 27 p.; 1 h., 139 p.; 61 p., 2h.; 13x9 cm.- Holandesa piel del siglo XIX. Corto de margenes, afectando a la numeración de las páginas o incluso a las portadas (ver fotos). Derecho Judíos Aragón [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Petri Rainutii patricii Tiphernatis et Volaterrani De jure naufragii liber singularis

      Excudebat Franciscus Bonsignori, Lucae 1778 - Tagli oro cuffie logore con perdita delle caselle di testa e piede al dorso screpolature alla copertina Testatina calcografica. Stemma inciso alla dedicatoria. Raro. (12) + 123 p. - in-8 p.pelle con tass. titoli e fregi oro al dorso filettatura oro ai piatti

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        Declaration signer William Whipple signs a document about resupplying the Army

      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 11, 1778. 7.25" x 12". "Manuscript document signed ""Wm. Whipple"", 2 pages, dated November 11, 1778, measuring 7.25"" x 12"", countersigned by Gouverneur Morris and Nathanial Scudder. Just a day prior to this circular letter, the Continental Congress appointed William Whipple, Gouverneur Morris, and Nathaniel Scudder to a special committee to oversee the commissary and quartermaster departments, which were chafing under supply chain problems. The committee sent this circular letter to all of the state governors, and, in this case, Continental Congress President Henry Laurens. The committee insists that the state executives understand “the impracticability of continuing the war, at least of continuing it to advantage, while we remain supremely ignorant of the Supplies our Country is capable of affording” while urging vigilance against the graft and fraud that had previously plagued the supply chain. In full: ""Circular Philadelphia 11th November 1778;In Committee of Congress; Sir; The great & increasing difficulties in the Quarter Masters & Commissary Generals Departments, have induced Congress to adopt the Resolution, of which we have the Honor to enclose you a Copy. Among the measures immediately necessary for placing [these] matters on a proper foundation, is the acquiring a knowledge of the proper resources of these States. The Articles of consumption which we would most particularly be informed of, are Flour, Wheat, Rye, Barley, Oats, Corn & Rice, Beef, Pork, working Oxen & Horses, Cyder & Vinegar. The Ignorance & the Interests of mankind oppose so strongly our wishes in this respect, that after every Effort & every prudent precaution, our information will perhaps be of far less importance than could be wished. It is however our Duty to aim at it, and we have no reason to doubt your Excellency’s Concurrence in the Steps necessary to attain what we have in view: Especially when it is considered, how readily your own good Sence will dictate, the impracticability of continuing the war, at least of continuing it to advantage, while we remain supremely ignorant of the Supplies our Country is capable of affording. We have to intreat that your Excellency, from your knowledge of the productions of the several parts of your State, would appoint some proper persons in whose Industry & Secrecy you can confide, to make proper Lists through the districts you shall severally allott to them, of the Quantity & number of such of the Articles above named, as are produced in it, which may probably be over & above the necessary consumption of the Inhabitants, and also as nearly as possible the Quantity &c which they consume over and above their own production, or of what they do not produce. We hope that these lists may be transmitted to us, with all convenient Speed, to the End that proper Arrangements may immediately be made for the ensueing Campaign. Upon transmitting an Account of the Expenses which may accrue in this Business, they shall immediately be paid. You will perceive Sir, that every precaution should be taken to prevent this Object from transpiring, lest as on many former Occasions the Devoted Adherents of Lucre should make a gain of the Publick Distresses.We are respectfully Your Excellency’s most Obt & Humble Servants Nath.l Scudder Gouv Morris W.m Whipple""William Whipple (1730-1785) signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative to the Continental Congress from New Hampshire. He was a ship’s captain and established himself as a merchant in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He also served in the provincial congress, New Hampshire House of Representatives, Committee of Safety. He became a brigadier general in the New Hampshire state militia and led successful campaigns against British General Burgoyne in the Battles of Stillwater and Saratoga. In 1778, he successfully led New Hampshire troops in the Battle of Rhode Island. He later was named associate justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Gouverneur Morris (1752-1816) was born in Westchester County, New York, in what is now part of the Bronx. He was a member of New York’s revolutionary provincial congress (1775-1777) served in the militia, drafted New York’s state constitution along with John Jay and Robert Livingstone, and joined the local Committee of Safety. From 1777-1778 he served in the Continental Congress and signed the Articles of Confederation before losing reelection in 1779. He was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia and played a major role there, giving 173 speeches (more than any other delegate), writing the document’s Preamble, and helping write the final draft, and signing the Constitution. He later served as minister to France (1792) and as a U.S. Senator.Nathaniel Scudder (1733-1781) was a physician who served New Jersey as a delegate to the provincial congress and later the Continental Congress, where he signed the Articles of Confederation. He was also a member of the county Committee of Safety, the militia, and the New Jersey Legislative Council and General Assembly.Another copy of this circular, addressed to the Governor of North Carolina, sold at Sotheby’s in 2010 for over $18,000.Condition: Very good. The text is somewhat light though entirely legible; our scans provide an accurate picture. Professional archival restorations at folds, infill with loss of one word. Small holes."

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        Divi Isidori Hispalensis episcopi opera Philippi Secundi Catholici Regis Jussu e Vetustis exemplaribus emendata nuc denuo diligentissime correcta atque aliquibus opusculis appendicis loco aucta.

      Madrid, Bartolomé de Ulloa 1778 - 2 vols. Fol. mayor 32 x 18 cm.) Plena piel de época, lomos cuajados de adornos dorados, con nervios y doble tejuelo –rojo y verde–. I: 18 h. inc. port., 531-222 p., ilustraciones en madera en texto. II: 4 h. inc. port., 582 p., 57 h. de índice, 2 h. inc. nueva port., 72 p. Magnífica edición de las Obras de San isidoro de Sevilla, sobre fuerte papel del XVIII, a dos columnas. "No cabe la menor duda de que Ulloa logró presentar al público una edición espléndida por la elegancia del papel, la nitidez de las letras y la disposición del texto, cualidades tipográficas que se echaban de menos en las ediciones precedentes, que puede muy bien calificarse de suntuosa y monumental." [Melchor de Pobladura, Vicisitudes de una proyectada versión castellana de las obras completas de San Isidoro de Sevilla] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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