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        Darmstadt 1780.

      Watercolour drawing depicting bridge crossing the river with the city in the background and fishermen and farmers in the front. 27,5x20. Framed

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        American Independence] A MEMORIAL, MOST HUMBLY ADDRESSED TO THE SOVEREIGNS OF EUROPE, ON THE PRESENT STATE OF AFFAIRS, BETWEEN THE OLD AND NEW WORLD [bound with] OBSERVATIONS ON THE NATURE OF CIVIL LIBERTY, THE PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE JUSTICE AND POLICY OF THE WAR WITH AMERICA (1776)

      printed for J. Almon, London 1780 - [2], viii, 127, [1] p. Bound in contemporary calf with red morocco title label on the spine; spine desiccated and darkened; weak at the center; front board has been tastefully reattached; rear board weak; lacking initial advertisement leaf; toning to some signatures, but largely a clean copy; Anonymous tract penned by Pownall, a British official sympathetic to the American colonists and Governor of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay. In it Pownall argues that European leaders would do well to recognize the economic trade opportunities of the newly formed United States. ESTC N4078, Sabin 64826. Bound with "Observations on the Nature of Civil Liberty." by Richard Price. London: printed for T. Cadell, 1776. Third Edition. [8], 128p. Half title is present; contents are clean and bright. This is a very early edition of Price's essay in support of American independence. The essay caused quite a stir in England and was reprinted several times in 1776. ESTC T41825. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        des Carl Wilhelm Gödicke: "Carl Wi[l]helm Gödicke widmete dieses Buch seinen Gönnern, Freunden und Freundinnen. Halle im [Novem]ber 1780".

      Halle, Eisleben, Leipzig, Merseburg, 1780-1783.. 47 Einträge auf 154 (recte: 155) fortlaufend numerierten und 17 nicht numerierten SS.; zwischengebunden 2 weitere Bll. (vor 11, nach 96); ein späterer Stahlstich lose beiliegend. Reste eines Lederbands der Zeit. Buntpapiervorsätze. Dreiseitiger, leicht ziselierter Goldschnitt. Qu.-8vo.. Hübsches studentisches Freundschaftalbum des nicht näher nachgewiesenen Hallenser Studiosus Carl Wilhelm Gödicke (geb. wohl kurz nach 1760). Zu den Einträgern zählen zumeist Kommilitonen aus Theologie und Jurisprudenz, aber auch einige angehende Mediziner; außerdem neun Frauen. Hervorzuheben ist als einer der ersten Einträger der umtriebige Gelehrte und Schriftsteller Christian Wilhelm Kindleben (1748-85), der sich "beym Besuch während eines kurzen Aufenthalts in Halle" als "der Weltweisheit Doktor und der freyen Künste Magister" einträgt; das gegenüberliegende Blatt ziert ein Scherenschnittportrait - das wohl einzige bekannte Bildnis des Dichters, dessen "Studenten-Lexicon" und "Studentenlieder" zu den bedeutendsten Zeugnissen der Studentensprache und -kultur seines Jahrhunderts zählen und im Jahre 1781 seine Ausweisung aus Halle veranlassen sollten. Zu nennen sind aber auch der Autor und Buchhändler Johann Christian Hendel (1742-1823, vgl. ADB XI, 734), der "wandernde Schriftsteller" Georg Gesellius (geb. 1752; vgl. Hamberger/M. IX, 422) und der kaiserliche Jurist Demetrius Bendella aus Skopje (in griechischer Sprache). Während eines Aufenthalts in Eisleben trugen sich der dortige praktische Arzt Johann Philipp Rotth sowie der Diakon Johann Adolf Gottlob Trautwein ein. Neben der Kindlebens sind noch fünf weitere Eintragungen mit sauber ausgeführten Portraitsilhouetten versehen. Ein musikalisches Albumblatt, offenbar eine Originalkomposition, widmet Gödicke der Halberstädter Theologiestudent August Wilhelm Friedrich Gronau (8 Takte Noten für Klavier mit unterlegtem Text "Du der Gottheit Ebenbild" etc.). Bemerkenswert ist auch das von den Lokalitäten inspirierte Illustrationsmaterial: Ein etwas naives Aquarell des Friedrich Armand Dedeke zeigt eine stilisierte Ansicht von Halle mit Booten und Enten auf der Saale, während der Theologiestudent Christoph Friedrich Wehrhan, der später noch als Schriftsteller hervortrat, eine talentvoll aquarellierte Felsenlandschaft vom Rande des Harz beisteuerte. Eine Kneipszene schließlich zeigt eine Gruppe von 14 Studenten im Wirtshaus bei Bier und Pfeife. Die elegant gewandten jungen Männer in ihren Zopfperücken, bunten Jacken und hohen Stiefeln entsprechen nicht dem zeittypischen Klischee des biederfrommen Hallenser Theologen, sondern erinnern eher an das verbreitete Bild des Jenenser oder Wittenberger Hochschülers. Am gegenüberliegenden Blatt hat der Jusstudent F. W. v. Wedell den Vers gewidmet: "So lebt man lustig, so lange man noch Bursche Bursche heißt, bis daß man endlich ad patres reißt." - Teils etwas braunfleckig. Vorderdeckel fehlt, Wurmspuren am Rücken mit Resten eines Rückenschildchens; am losen Hinterdeckel die Goldprägung "1780". Vollständiges Verzeichnis der Beiträger auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        der Reichsstadt Rotenburg ob der Tauber.

      Nbg., Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, ca. 1780.. 25,5 x 36,5 cm. Gestoch. Titel und 8 Kupfertafeln von Johann Friedrich Schmidt. Pp. d. Zt.. Vgl. Lentner 10299 und 16293; vgl. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXXVI, S. 89/90. - Die schönen Arbeiten wurden vom Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt Verlag herausgegeben. Die Tafel 5 "Prospect der Stadt und des Tauberthals gegen Mittag" ist mit "I.F. Schmidt fecit." (d.i. Johann Friedrich Schmidt) signiert. Es ist anzunehmen, dass der Rothenburger Kupferstecher alle Tafel (inklusive Titel) gefertigt hat. - Das Werk enthält einen hübschen gestochenen Titel, drei Gesamtansichten, zwei Prospekte vom Taubertal, eine Teilansicht mit dem Wildbad, sowie je eine Ansicht von Gebsattel und Detwang. - Einband stark bestoßen und fleckig. Die Bindung gelockert, die fliegenden Vorsätze knittrig und lädiert, leicht fleckig. - In dieser Zusammenstellung sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        SYSTÈME DE LA NATURE, ou des lois du monde physique et du monde moral. Par Mirabaud (pseud.)

      Londres [actually Amsterdam??) 1780 - Later edition (first was in 1770). Two volumes, octavo. pp xii, (48), 371, [1, blank]; [4], ii, 464 pp. Half-titles present, binder's blanks front and rear. Bound in modern quarter calf and marbled boards, spines gilt lettered (giving author as Mirabaud), raised bands. Fore and bottom page edges untrimmed. Spines are lightly sunned, boards are a little bowed, bindings are otherwise fine. Volume I has a damp stain to fore margin of title leaf and some other scattered leaves; damp stain to lower outer corner of pp 249-74; text has tanning to some signatures, scattered foxing throughout; ink spot to fore margin of last two leaves, no printing affected; outer corners torn from last leaf, no printing affected. Volume II has scattered foxing a nd some tanning in text. In all, VG internally, text unworn and unmarked, with untrimmed edges. Volume I contains on pp 1-47 "Sentiment de Voltaire sur le système de la nature". >> Holbach's most famous book. "The third and properly philosophical stage of Holbach's output began in 1770 with the Système de la nature. This first-and only-example in the Enlightenment of a comprehensive, unmitigated defense of atheistic materialism was the culmination of a whole trend of ideas already expressed in varying degrees by La Mettrie, Helvétius, Diderot, and others. It caused much consternation in France, not only among spokesmen for the official faith but among the deistic philosophes as well.Système de la nature.defines man as a product entirely of nature, subject to the laws governing the physical universe, which, in turn, constitutes the whole of reality. The soul, or spiritual substance, is an illusion; the moral and intellectual attributes of man are simply his organic machine considered in certain of its special, less visible operations. Since sensibility is a primary function of the animal organism, all our higher faculties are derived ultimately from the different forms that sensation takes" - Encyclopedia of Philosophy IV , pp 49-51. "Holbach's influence was perhaps never very great, but the confident dogmatism, and the comprehensiveness of the Système de la nature, which even provoked Voltaire to reply in defense of religion, have ensured its survival as the bible of materialism." - PMM 215. Vercruysse (1780) A1. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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        A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan, From the Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed a Dissertation on the Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan. In Three Volumes

      John Nourse 1780, London - Two volumes in three. Volume 1 dated 1780. Volumes 2 & 3 dated 1778. Volume 2 contains 'Volume II: Section the First' and volume 3 'Volume II: Section the Second.' 436, xcvii; 365; 367-739 pp. Contemporary full calf. Leather title labels and volume numbers to spines. Gilt lined panels to spines. Spines and boards marked. Wear to spine ends and extremities. Area of worming to upper board of volume 3. All engraved maps and plates present, as called for. Foxing and creasing to a few maps. A Very Good set.

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        ELOGE DE LA FOLIE nouvellement traduit du latin d?Erasme par M. de la Veaux avec les figures de Jean Holbein gravées d?après les dessins originaux

      imprimé avec les caractères de G. Haas chez J. J. Thurneysen, le jeune 1780 in 8°, pp. XVI, 392, leg. m / pelle coeva, nervi e tass. con tit. in oro al ds., tagli color giallo. Pregiata e ricercata edizione, con una traduzione dal latino migliore della precedente del Gueudeville, ornata da 82 xilograf. n.t., anche a piena pag., su disegni di Holbein e ritratto di Erasmo inc. in antip. Cfr. Brunet II, 1038. Ds. abilmente restaurato, piccolo restauro al verso dell?occhiello e del front., ma ottimo esempl. di questo testo, vera enciclopedia della saggezza antica, stampato su carta forte e chiara.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Amadeus]
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        Samtlige skrifter. Bind 1-4.

      Kiøbenhavn 1780-91. LXVI + (2) + 456 + VII + (1) + 408 + (8) + 304 + (6) + 422 s. Frontisp. + 21 kobberstukne plansjer. Bd. I. med kobberstukne plansjer av Clemens etter tegninger av Abildgaard. Bind II-IV med kobberstukne plansjer av Chodowiecki. Fine samt. skinnbd. med røde og grønne tittel- og tomefelter. Rik ryggdekor i gull. Originalutgaven, delvis på blått skrivepapir. Navn på tittelbl. Et tomefelt noe avskrapet i skinnet, ellers et meget fint eks

      [Bookseller: Ruuds Antikvariat]
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        Neue und durch die Erfahrung vollkommen bestättigte Anweisung wie die von einem Schlagfluß gelähmten Kranke vermittelst der Elektricität sich und vollkommen geheilet werden können.

      . Aus dem Franz. übersetzt von J.Ch. Themm. - Augsburg, Klettt und Frank, 1780, Kl.8°, 251 (1), (2) pp., mit 4 gefalt. Kupferstichtafeln, Pappband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild; feines Exemplar..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat für Medizin - Fritz-Dieter S]
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        A History of the Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan, From the Year MDCCXLV. To Which Is Prefixed a Dissertation on the Establishments Made By Mahomedan Conquerors in Indostan. In Three Volumes

      London: John Nourse 1780. Two volumes in three. Volume 1 dated 1780. Volumes 2 & 3 dated 1778. Volume 2 contains 'Volume II: Section the First' and volume 3 'Volume II: Section the Second.' 436, xcvii; 365; 367-739 pp. Contemporary full calf. Leather title labels and volume numbers to spines. Gilt lined panels to spines. Spines and boards marked. Wear to spine ends and extremities. Area of worming to upper board of volume 3. All engraved maps and plates present, as called for. Foxing and creasing to a few maps. A Very Good set. . Very Good. Full Calf. Third Edition. 1780. 4to..

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster Books]
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        A dictionary, Persian, Arabic, and English. To which is prefixed a dissertation on the languages, literature, and manners of Eastern nations.

      Oxford, printed at the Clarendon Press, sold by J. Murray and D. Price, 1777-1780. - Folio (275 x 407 mm). 2 vols. (4), XLVIII, (16) pp. 2144 (but: 2136: skipping 441-448) cols. (4) pp., XX cols., (6) pp., 2286 cols. 19th century English calf. First edition of the first Persian-Arabic-English dictionary, edited by the orientalist Sir John Richardson (1740/41-1795). The first volume includes a dissertation on the languages, literature and manners of Eastern nations. ''An excellent work. As the first vol. or Persian, Arabic and English part was published separately, many more copies were sold than of the second or English, Persian, and Arabic. A few broken sets of the first volume being left, the booksellers were led to reprint several deficient sheets, and so with the copies left on hand of the second vol. they made up some perfect sets. But these are easily known from the original'' (Clarke), as they are printed in London in 1800. - "On 12 November 1767 [Richardson] was proposed for the Society of Antiquaries of London as of Furnival's Inn. In London he pursued both the law and the study of Arabic and Persian. In his oriental interests Richardson was much influenced by another young man, William Jones, who was already coming to be regarded as a prodigy of learning in Asian languages. With the growth of British territorial power in India the potential market for a Persian dictionary had aroused the interest of London publishers and by 1770 Jones and Richardson were working on a new version of Franciscus Meninski's 'Thesaurus linguarum orientalium', first published in 1680-87. Progress was very slow, and Jones withdrew to concentrate on his legal career, leaving the field to Richardson. Thanks to his 'ingenuity and perseverance' (memorial of A. Hamilton and G. Nicol to East India Company, 6 Feb 1776, BL OIOC, E/1/60, no. 26), an abridged version of the original project eventually appeared in two volumes in 1777 and 1780 as A Dictionary, Persian, Arabic and English. Fundamentally revised by others, notably by Charles Wilkins in 1806 and 1810, the dictionary was to have a long life, but although the company took 150 sets, there were few other subscribers and Richardson got little reward for the huge effort he had expended on it" (Marshall). - Bindings rubbed and worn, inner hinges partly split, endpapers renewed. Some staining and marginal repairs to interior; larger tears to 5 leaves, staining to both titles, ownership inscriptions partly inked out; both titles showing central repaired clipping as well as marginal strenghtening and collector's stamp. A large part of both volumes shows worming to gutter; a few leaves with repairs. Zaunmüller 189. Vater/Jülg 25. Graesse VI, 113. Cf. Brunet IV, 1285 (later ed. only, 1806-1810). Clarke, John. (1806). The Bibliographical Miscellany - Supplement, vol. 1 (London, 1806) pp. 273-274; for Richardson: Marshall, "Richardson, John [styled Sir John Richardson, ninth baronet] (1740/41-1795), orientalist", in: ODNB (online ed.).

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        COMPENDIO DE LA HISTORIA DE LA SANTA CASA DE LORETO, con un índice exacto, y por menor de todas las Dadivas de los Papas, Emperadores, Reyes, Príncipes, Duques, y otros ilustres Personages que componen el preciosísimo Tesoro de las alhajas del mismo Santuario.

      Imp. Manuel Martín. Madrid, 1780 - . 16 cm. 208 pág. Enc. en pergamino. Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        The Bittern

      c.1780. Plate 19. Copper engraving. Later colour. Fine condition. Size: 63 x 30 cm. (25 x 12 inches). A fine late eighteenth century print of a bittern by the zoological artist, William Hayes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Undersøgelse om National-Velstands Natur og Aarsag. Af det Engelske oversat og med nogle Anmærkninger oplyst af F. Dræbye.

      Volume 2 only. Copenhagen 1780. [8] + 775 + [3] s. Indbundet i slidt samtidigt hellæder guldtryk på ryggen og guldbort på permer. Navn på friblad. Indvendig ren og pæn. Bound in worn contemporary full leather with goldprint on spine and goldlines on boards.. Volume 2 only.The first and very rare Danish translation which also is one of the earliest of "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations". Kress B.233. PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN no. 221: "THE WEALTH OF NATIONS is not a system, but as a provisional analysis it is completely convincing. The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern oeconomic thought." Danish history books tell, that Count Schimmelmann, famous contemporary Danish minister of Finance, throw this book out of the window after having read it!Bibl.Dan.I,1070

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        Hortorum libri IV, et cultura hortensis. Hortorum historiam addidit Gabriel Brotier

      Paris: 1780. 12mo (149 x 82 mm.). [2] ff., xxxvi, 319, [1] pp. Engraved frontispiece of a gardener in classical setting, by Benoît Louis Prévost, Barbou’s woodcut device on title, woodcut, typographic and engraved head- & tailpieces. Publisher’s list of other works from the Collection d’Auteurs Latins on last page. Printed on pale blue paper (papier bleuté). Fine. Contemporary French gold-tooled red morocco, covers tooled to a dentelle design, smooth spine gilt with flower tools, gilt edges, blue watered silk liners (light scuffing to extremities, faint stain on front cover). Provenance: bookplates of Charles Lormier (oval monogrammed booklabel with motto Vita sina litteris mors est; sale, 7 parts, Paris, 1901-1907); Jules Lemaître (sale, Paris, 18 June 1917, no. 443); Henri Beraldi (sale, part 3, Paris, 18 Dec. 1934, no. 212); Alain de Rothschild.***A bibliophilic copy of an erudite edition, the first with Brotier’s commentary, of Rapin’s influential neo-Latin poem on gardening, first published in 1665. Brotier added a biographical introduction, exhaustive notes, and two long essays, on classical horticulture and on gardens in general, with an index of plant names in Latin and French. Rapin, whose poem is packed with classical allusions, was one of the only modern writers to be included in Joseph-Gérard Barbou’s Collection d’Auteurs Latins, all 68 volumes of which could be purchased (bound in calf) for 395 livres, as advertised on the last page. This copy was evidently highly prized and passed from one eminent bibliophile’s library to the next. Quérard VII:454; Brunet IV:1114; Sommervogel de Backer VI:1446.

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        Examen de la Question, Si les Decimateurs ont l'Intention Fondee.

      1780 - 1780 Pamphlet Questioning the Church's Right to Raise Tithes in Flanders [Massez, C.]. Examen de la Question, Si les Decimateurs ont l'Intention Fondee en Droit a la Perception de la Dime des Fruits Insolites en Flandre, Tant Ceux, Qui Sont Insolites Parmi Toute la Province, que de Ceux, Qui ne Sont Insolites que pour Quelques Villages en Particulier. Ghent: Chez P.F. Cocquyt, 1780. vi, 84, [2] pp. Octavo (7-1/4" x 4-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in plain wrappers, untrimmed edges, early hand-lettered title to front, fragments of title label to spine. Some soiling and edgewear, later owner bookplate to verso of front wrapper. Some toning, light soiling to title page, internally clean. * Only edition located. Massez wishes to limit the rights of the church to raise tithes in Flanders. He notes that "God himself established tithes for the Jewish people, where it was part of the dividing-up of the lands, which God himself ordered: [however] amongst the Christian nations, it is men who have ordered this division, men have also introduced tithes there; thus [such a tax] depends on the civil law of each nation" (iii-iv). Massez discusses statutes from 1520 and 1530 onward and disputes their interpretation by Zeger Bernhard van Espen [1646-1728], the distinguished Flemish canon lawyer. OCLC locates 8 copies, 2 in North American law libraries (Columbia, UC-Berkeley). Not in the British Museum Catalogue. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Vue de Stäfa pres du La de Zuric, du Cot'de L'Orient. Altkolorierte Aquatinta.

      Um 1780.. Bildgrösse: 27.6 x 40.5 cm Unten handschriftlich bezeichnet "Dessine et grave par H. Thomann". Blatt am Himmel fleckig..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Ost Seite von dem Königl. Neuen Schloss bey Potsdam.

      . Kupferstich v. Krüger, um 1780, 25 x 44,5. Nicht bei Giersberg/Schendel; Drescher/ Kroll, Nr. 412 und Abb. 162. - 1. Zustand, ohne die später hinzugekommende Plattennummer. Blick von den Communs zum Neuen Palais ( Gartenfront ) und der Nebenflügel.

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        Poesie Pel Solenne Ingresso

      1780. VENETIAN INGRESSO. MOCENIGO, Pietro. Pel Solenne Ingresso di Sua Eccellenza Mss. Pietro Mocenigo K. Procuratore di S. Marco. Orazione dell'Ab. Pietro Berti. WITH: Poesie pel solenne ingresso di Sua Eccellenza il Cavaliere Pietro Mocenigo alla dignità di Procuratore di S. Marco. Two works in one volume. 1 f., xxviii pp., 1 f. (port); 1 f., lxiv pp., 1 f. (tailpiece), each page surrounded by an engraved border. Folio, 344 x 240 mm, bound in near-contemporary blue patterned paper wrappers. Preserved in blue half morocco protective box. In Venezia: Presso Simone Occhi, 1780. |~||~||~||~||~| Only Edition of the Ingresso and Congratulatoria of Pietro Mocenigo, Procurator of San Marco in Venice. This lovely printed volume captures the refined taste and the love of luxury of the best of Venetian bookmaking in the late eighteenth century. The frontispiece portrait of Mocenigo was drawn from life by Andreas Compagnioni and executed by Antonio Baratti; there are two engraved title-pages (drawn by Giovanni David and engraved by Viero), 7 engraved head- or tailpiece vignettes, one full-page engraved colophon, and 16 different ornamental borders by Teodoro Viero, designed especially for this book. Lapiccirella calls the first work: "nitido e ben stampato, con grand caratteri." The two works, frequently bound together, were compiled for this occasion by Pietro Berti, and features writings by P. Bernardi, C. Belli, G.F. Altanesi, Lor. Varutti, and Zacc. Betti. Spine expertly repaired; internally a very clean and crisp copy retained in a contemporary Venetian pastepaper binding. Morazzoni 274. Saks Sale 124-125. Cicogna 3385. Soranzo 5796. Lapiccirella 58 & 59.

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        Catalogo delle opere date finora alla luce da Gio. Batt. Piranesi

      1780. |~||~|WITH THREE ADDITIONS IN PIRANESI'S HAND PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Catalogo delle Opere Date Finora alla Luce da Gio. Battista Piranesi. Etching on laid paper. Printed on lower center of upper sheet: "Si vendono presso il medisimo Autore nel palazzo del Conte Tomati a Strada Felice, vicino alla Trinita de' Monti." Sheet size: 553 x 425 mm. Etched image: 395 x 295 mm. Professionally matted and framed. Roma: [NP], ca. 1761. This broadsheet has three annotations in brown ink, in Piranesi's own hand: the number "60" before the final printed Vedute del Pantheon paoli tre, the full title of the unlisted Vedute del Tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli, as well as the price of Dell Emissario del Lago Albano "2.50," which was left empty in this state of the printed version. An original, illustrated single etched sheet, Piranesi's Catalogo offered a periodically-updated list of the works engraved and published by Piranesi. Each work is briefly described, and a short statement of the contents and sometimes the price is provided. The physical design comprises advertising text surrounded by a receding entablature of several framed vedute of Rome within a setting of Roman antiquities. Piranesi's Catalogo remains an intriguing association item that was reissued by Piranesi throughout his career. This is the second state of the Catalogo according to Hind, with vedute listed up to 60. Wilton-Ely calls it the first state, supplying a reproduction of the same impression as our printed version. However, recent research by Andrew Robison has identified up to 31 individual states, this impression matches the sixth state from his list. Advertised on this sheet are the: Antichita Romanae, Carceri D'Invenzione, Architetture Diverse, Della Magnificenza ed Architettura de' Romani, etc. For the Vedute di Roma a full list of the individual etchings is given in rough chronological order. Since the vedute were executed over a number of years, succeeding states of the Catalogo contain ever-increasing numbers of etchings under the Vedute di Roma heading. Overall, a nice example of this appealing and now increasingly rare Piranesi item. Robison VI of 31. Hind, p. 6, #2 of 13. Wilton-Ely, Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings, I, A. (p. 14) and reproduction, p. 15. Ficacci, Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings (Cologne: Taschen, 2000), p. 52, who cites 25 separate states or printings of the Catalogo.

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        Undersögelse om National-Velstands Natur og Aarsag. Af det Engelske oversat og med nogle Anmaerkninger oplyst af F. Draebye.

      . Volume 2 only. Copenhagen 1780. [8] + 775 + [3] s. Indbundet i slidt samtidigt hellaeder guldtryk pa ryggen og guldbort pa permer. Navn pa friblad. Indvendig ren og paen. Bound in worn contemporary full leather with goldprint on spine and goldlines on boards. * Volume 2 only.<br>The first and very rare Danish translation which also is one of the earliest of "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations". Kress B.233. PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN no. 221: "THE WEALTH OF NATIONS is not a system, but as a provisional analysis it is completely convincing. The certainty of its criticism and its grasp of human nature have made it the first and greatest classic of modern oeconomic thought." Danish history books tell, that Count Schimmelmann, famous contemporary Danish minister of Finance, throw this book out of the window after having read it!<br>Bibl.Dan.I,1070..

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        1780 DRAMA SAMUEL FOOTE 4VL SET 1ST EDITION FINE GOLD/LEATHER PLAYS DEVIL XRARE$

      THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF SAMUEL FOOTEN.D. Circa 1780; Samuel Foote; Believe First Set Edition; London, P. Vaillant, Others; Full Leather; Each About 300 Pages; w5.1"xh8.6"; Very Rare!!!Great For any Drama Fan or of the Famous Author or Collector.  Great Gift Idea or Shelf Set; Complete in Four Volumes!!!Attributes:Four Brilliant, sleek full leather cover designs with pretty marble detail to boards, ornate gold bindings with red/black labels, gold gilding to cover edges, one pretty illustration, each with individual title pages, and some great Dramatic Classics, written in early Modern English on handmade paper!!!Some Contents Included:TASTE, ENGLISHMAN IN PARIS/RETURNED TO PARIS, THE KNIGHTS, MAYOR OF GARRAT, THE ORATORS, THE MINOR, THE LYAR, PATRON, THE COMMISSARY, COZENERS, BANKRUPT, LAME LOVER, MAID OF BATH, DEVIL UPON TWO STICKS, TRIP TO CALAIS, THE CAPUCHIN, ETC.!!!Background:Samuel Foote (January 1720 ?" 21 October 1777) was a British dramatist, actor and theatre manager from Cornwall. He was known for his comedic acting and writing, and for turning the loss of a leg in a riding accident in 1766 to comedic opportunity.Condition:Conditions are Very Good.  Some wear to edges, little glue/color to a few hinges, holding very well, pages/text blocks are very good for over years old!!!

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        TA., Alter Markt, "Prospect des alten Markts zu Potsdam.".

      . Kupferstich aus Schleuen, Prospecte .., um 1780, 18,7 x 31,2. Nicht bei Berndt, Märkische Ansichten, sowie Giersberg/Schendel; Drescher/Kroll Nr. 112 und Abb. 48. - Blick aus der ehem. Schloßstraße auf die nördl. Seite des Platzes mit Obelisk und Nikolaikirche, rechts das alte Rathaus.

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        GUÍA DE PECADORES, EN LA QUAL SE CONTIENE UNA LARGA Y COPIOSA EXHORTACIÓN. - 1780

      - Pamplona, Imp. Joaquin de Domingo, 1780 á la virtud, y guarda de los Mandamientos Divinos. 575p. 1h. 4º. Encuadernado en pasta española de la época. Lomo y puntas algo rozadas. Algunos puntos de óxido. Inscripción de antiguo propietario en las guardas. Buen ejemplar. Religión. Literatura española.

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        A COMPLETE BODY OF HERALDRY: CONTAINING AN HISTORICAL ENQUIRY . [WITH] GLOVER';S ORDINARY OF ARMS, AUGMENTED AND IMPROVED; [WITH] AN ALPHABET OF ARMS, CONTAINING UPWARDS OF FIFTY THOUSAND COATS, WITH THEIR CRESTS, ETC. AND A COPIOUS GLOSSARY, EXPLAINING ALL THE TECHNICAL TERMS USED IN HERALDRY. IN TWO VOLUMES. ILLUSTRATED WITH COPPER PLATES

      The First Edition set in two folio volumes; folio volumes; with engraved portrait frontispiece; list of subscribers.,22 full page engraved plates; in contemporary tree calf with a later professional reback, with original morocco labels laid down.From Moule's Bibliotheca Heradica: "Opposite the title of the first volume is the portrait of the author in his tabard and collar of SS, within an oval frame". "The dedication "To the King," 1 page; then a list of Subscribers, pp. 2, in which are both their Majesties, and four others of the Royal family, 18 Dukes (most of them for large-paper copies), 1 Marquess, 36 Earls, 11 Viscounts, I Bishop, 35 Barons, 40 Baronets, and 299 other subscribers, several of whom are for two sets, a tolerable proof of the interest which his work had excited, or of the success of his applications" [Moule, Bibliotheca Heraldica, p. 432]. Edmondson was a coach-painter, and a good one, who had a busy trade emblazoning coats of arms on carriages. He was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and an appointment in the College of Arms; these honors did not stop him from carrying on with his coach-painting business.

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        BERLIN PALACE; Copper Engraving Titled]: Prospect des Königl. Schlosses zu Berlin, wie sich selbiges gegen die Breite- und Brüder Strasse zu, praesentiret.

      Ca. 1780. Copper engraving ca. 19x31 cm (7 ½ x 12 ¼ in). Margins slightly trimmed, otherwise a very good bright engraving. An attractive copper engraved view of the Berlin Palace (Berliner Schloss), which was constructed in the 15-18th centuries, and served as a winter residence of the Prussian kings and German emperors. The view shows a busy square in front of the palace, full of pedestrians, carriages and street vendors; a glimpse of the Spree River is seen on the right. The view was apparently engraved by Johann David Schleuen, a prolific master, court engraver, known for his plans and views of Berlin. Berlin Palace was heavily damaged during the Allies' bombardment of Berlin in February 1945 and was demolished in 1950. Work on the palace reconstruction started in 2013; the completion is expected in 2018-2019.

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        Schloßansicht, "Prospect des Königl. Lust Schlosses zu Charlottenburg, von ferne anzusehen".

      . Kupferstich aus Schleuen, Prospecte .., um 1780, 18,5 x 31. Nicht bei Kiewitz. Ernst, Schleuen, Nr. 49. - Blick vom Spandauer Damm. Schönes Blatt und tadellos.

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        Abriss des Königl. Preuss. Grossen Lazarets in Berlin la Charite genandt, Ansicht und Grundriß nebeneinander auf 1 Blatt.

      . Kupferstich aus Schleuen, Prospecte .., um 1780, je 19 x 14,5 (H) - Blattgröße 22 x 34. Kiewitz, Nr. 1144; Ernst, Schleuen, J.D., Nr. 9. - Die älteste, gestochene Darstellung der Charite. Zwei Darstellungen nebeneinander auf 1 Blatt, links die Vogelschau, rechts der Grundriß.

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        Prospect des Königl. Preuss: Lust - Schlosses zu Cöpenick.

      . Kupferstich aus Schleuen, Prospecte .., um 1780, 18,7 x 31,2. Kiewitz 1154, Ernst, Bd. 1, Schleuen, J. F., Nr. 3. - Blick von der Dahme zum Schloß. Links im Hgr. die Schloßkapelle.

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        Prospect des vor einigen Jahren abgebranten, und nunmehro gantz neu aufgeführten Fördergebäudes des grossen Königl. Stalls auf der Dorotheen Sradt zu Berlin. Welches überaus ansehnliche Gebäude für die Königl. Academie der Wissenschaften und freien Künste, und die für die Academie der Künste und mechanischen Wissenschaften bestimmet ist.

      . Kupferstich aus Schleuen, Prospecte .., um 1780, 18,5 x 31. Kiewitz, Nr. 1138; Ernst, Schleuen, J.D., Nr. 43. - Der Betrachter blickt über die "Straße unter den Linden" zum Akademiegebäude, das aus der 1690 durch Nehring erbauten Marstallanlage hervorgegangen ist. Hier im Zustand nach dem Umbau bzw. Erneuerung durch Boumann ( der Vater ) nach dem Brand ( 1743).

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        Prospect des Königlichen Opern Hauses zu Berlin.

      . kol. Kupferstich aus Schleuen, Prospecte .., um 1780, 18,7 x 31. Ernst, Schleuen, J. F., Nr. 1 (ohne Zustandsunterscheidungen); Kiewitz, Nr. 1143 a ( = 1. Zustand). - Blick von der Universität aus, rechts die St. Hedwigskirche (ohne den Turm).

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        Teatro Histórico de las Iglesias del Reyno de Aragón.

      4º menor (19,8 x 14 cm.) 9 tomos. Pergamino de época, rotulación en lomo. &#147;El Teatro histórico de las Iglesias del Reino de Aragón, es una historia de las iglesias del Reino de Aragón escrita con extraordinaria erudición, solo comparable a la de Traggia. Como éste, hace uso de numerosos documentos, de los que cita el archivo en que se hallan, y transcribe los más importantes. Algunos originales han desaparecido, lo que da más valor a esta obra.&#148; Los cuatro primeros tomos se deben a fray Lamberto de Zaragoza y los cinco restantes al padre Ramón de Huesca, éste último colaborador de Ignacio Asso en su Historia de la Economía Política de Aragón. Los ocho primeros se imprimieron en Pamplona y el noveno en Zaragoza. Palau, 379573-379581: &#147;Obra importante y digna de consulta&#148; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Etat présent des Indes Hollandaises, contenant une Peintre vraie et Fidelle du Gouvernement, de l'Administration, et la Conduite des Hollandais dans les Indes-Orientales

      Batavia (but Amsterdam?): n.p., circa, 1780. Octavo, 96pp., booksellers label to inner front cover, engraved vignette on the title; uncut in contemporary patterned wrappers fashioned from a booksellers catalogue, handwritten title-label to upper cover, spine repaired, title page and A2 neatly remounted, very good. A remarkable eighteenth century pamphlet detailing the political, economic and military conditions in the Dutch East Indies. Although anonymous, the work was written by an evidently well-informed author who provides sensitive strategic insights into the weakness of Dutch interests in the region, stressing their vulnerability to British and French aggression.Translated from a simultaneously issued Dutch edition (Nederlandisch India), the report was written either shortly before or at the beginning of the Fourth Anglo-Dutch War (1780-1784). The unknown author's frank and candid discussion of the weaknesses of the VOC generally and Batavia particularly, has led to much speculation about the intentions of the work. 'The economy was precarious, persons in both Europe and Southeast Asia were Jekyll and Hyde. There were those who tried to warn of VOC troubles but, when corruption reaches the highest places and when statistical cooperation can be secured between production and sales, what to do! The Heeren XVII knew less than they should have known about affairs abroad. They "regulated" to a degree only, whereas the truth of minimal salaried men bringing fabulous fortunes home... was easily and constantly very visible in Asia to anybody who looked. This author was writing from a position of prominence; he too had money; he was equally fluent in Dutch and French: he tried to warn. Where did he print? And - what was his name?' (Smith Diehl, Printers and Printing in the East Indies to 1850: Batavia, 1990, p.151-152).The susceptibility of Batavia to a British or French attack is a central concern and in compelling detail the author outlines the weakness of the various garrisons defending the VOC administrative capital. '[Batavia] un château qui tombe entièrement en ruine... J'oserais assurer que trois ou quatre vaisseaux Anglais, Français ou de route autre nation, emporteraient Batavia dans deux ou trois jours.' It is unclear then why the report was immediately rendered into French (as well as English), but these translations did raise the hackles of contemporary commentators in London particularly: was the work in fact some sort of ruse de guerre?The volume is bound in a bookseller's catalogue (from which we can suppose a publishing date sometime around 1780) which has been overprinted in red ink in a striking diamond pattern. The catalogue likely belonged to Geneva bookseller Jean François Bassompierre, whose ticket is pasted down on the inside cover. The title page notes printing in Batavia, although Landwehr suggests very plausibly that it may in fact be Amsterdam.

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        BERLIN: Gesamtansicht, um 1780, Kupferstich, dekorativ koloriert, 20x29 cm

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        A View of Quebec from the South East

      London: Published by J.F.W. Des Barres in &#39;The Atlantic Neptune&#39;, 1780. Etching with aquatint printed in sepia. On laid paper with `J Bates&#39; watermark and `JB&#39; countermark. Short marginal tears. A very fine full-sheet view of Quebec. This image is one of the most important of all the views included in Des Barres masterpiece: &#39;The Atlantic Neptune&#39;. Spendlove writes that the &#39;large prints from The Atlantic Neptune are among the finest and most beautiful pictures of Canada ever made... Des Barres was an artist of great ability... [and his] delineation of ships was particularly effective, and one could hardly find anything finer&#39; (The Face of Early Canada, pp. 18-19). The present view is apparently taken from on board a ship on the St. Lawrence River, looking northwest towards the citadel of Quebec. In the foreground are two finely-observed merchant ships, their flags and pennants flying in the wind.Des Barres, of Swiss-Huguenot extraction, studied under the great mathematician Daniel Bernoulli at the University of Basel, before continuing on to the Royal Military College at Woolwich. Upon the outbreak of hostilities with France in 1756, he joined the British Royal American Regiment as a military engineer. He came to the attention of General James Wolfe, who appointed him to join his personal detail. During this period he also worked with the future legendary explorer James Cook on a monumental chart of the St. Lawrence River. From 1762, Des Barres was enlisted to survey the coastlines of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence, while his colleague, Samuel Holland charted the New England coast. He also managed to gain access to some surveys of the American South, Cuba and Jamaica. In 1774, Des Barres returned to England where he began work on The Neptune. His dedication to the project was so strong, that often at his own expense, he continually updated and added new charts and views up until 1784. That year he returned to Canada, where he remained for a further forty years, becoming a senior political figure and a wealthy land owner, and living to the advanced age of 103.The Atlantic Neptune, the most celebrated sea atlas, contained the first systematic survey of the east coast of North America. Des Barres&#39;s synergy of great empirical accuracy with the peerless artistic virtue of his aquatint views, created a work that "has been described as the most splendid collection of charts, plates and views ever published" (National Maritime Museum Catalogue). Upon the conclusion of the Seven Years War, Britain&#39;s empire in North America was greatly expanded, and this required the creation of a master atlas featuring new and accurate sea charts for use by the Royal Navy. Des Barres was charged with this Herculean task, publishing the first volume in London in 1775, which was soon followed by three further volumes. Des Barres&#39;s monumental endeavor eventually featured over two-hundred charts and views, many being found in several states. Des Barres&#39;s charts were immensely detailed, featuring both hydrographical and topographical information, and in many cases remained the most authoritative maps of the regions covered for several decades.National Maritime Museum (Greenwich), Henry Newton Stevens Collection, 125B; Cf. Spendlove, The Face of Early Canada, Chapter 4: "J.F.W. Des Barres and The Atlantic Neptune"; pp. 18-22; Debard, "The Family Origins of Joseph Fredericks Wallet DesBarres: A Riddle Finally Solved", Nova Scotia Historical Review, Vol 14, No. 2 (1994), p.15.

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        HISTORIA DE LA CONQUISTA DE MÉXICO, población y progresos de la América Septentrional, conocida por el nombre de Nueva España.

      Imp. Don Manuel Martín. Madrid, 1780 - . 16 cm. 3 vol.: (I) [32] 357 [9] pág. (II) 502 pág. (III) 367 pág. Enc. en pergamino de época, algo mareado. Algún punto de óxido. Palau 318622. México Història d'Amèrica Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "La ville de Berne du cote du Nord. dessine et grave par J.L. Aberli avec Privilege"

      1780 (ca.). Altkolorierte Umriß-Radierung. 22,5 x 35,5 cm Bildgröße. - Lonchamp A 5. - Bedeutende, seltene Gesamtansicht von Bern des Schweizer Landschaftsmalers Johann Ludwig Aberli (Winterthur 1723- 1786 Bern). Diese feine Umrißradierung zeigt Bern mitten in seiner stimmungsvollen Landschaft; im Vordergrund die Aare, weidende Kühe, Bauerngehöfte. Hervorragend die Gestaltung der Tiefe mit dem Panorama der Waadtländer- und Savoyeralpen. Zartes u. feines Kolorit.. - Leicht gebräunt; kleiner Braunfleck im Himmel, unter der Legende im weißen Rand links braunfleckig, einige winzige Wurmstiche im Bildrand. Über die Einfassungslinie und Bezeichnung hinaus mit ca. 1,5 cm weißem Rand.

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        Von Geistern und Geistersehern. Hrsg. vom Verfasser der Abhandlung, von Ahndungen und Visionen.

      Leipzig, Weygand, 1780,. 8vo. Mit gest. Titelvignette u. 2 Holzschnitt-Abb. im Text. 11 Bl., 844 S., 12 Bl. Moderne Pp. m. RSchild. Rotschnitt.. Erste Ausgabe. - Hennings (1731-1815) war Ordinarius für Moralphilosophie und Politik, später auch für Logik und Metaphysik an der Universität Jena. Er "warf sich hauptsächlich auf das Gebiet der Psychologie und zwar mit Vorliebe auf die dunklen Seiten derselben, wobei er sich allerdings das Verdienst erwarb, auf Grund eines überaus reichen Materiales mittelst rationalistischer Erklärung den Kampf gegen Aberglauben (z. B. Hexenglaube) und Vorurtheile aufzunehmen, aber daneben doch in theologischer Befangenheit z. B. von übernatürlichen Träumen spricht oder sogar z. B. die Auferstehung der Leiber zu erklären und zu begründen versucht" (ADB XI, 781). - Verfassername u. Besitzvermerk auf Vorsatz. Titel m. Name u. hinterlegtem Einriß. Hs. Paginierung der nichtgez. Bl. Durchgehend leicht fleckig u. gebräunt.

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        DIRECTIONS FOR THE MILITIA OF THE CITY AND DISTRICTS ON TUESDAY NEXT, THE BRIGADE DAY

      [Philadelphia. May 20, 1780].. Broadside, 8 x 12 inches. 2 x 2-inch piece missing from lower right corner, not affecting text. Two vertical creases, slight edge wear. Very good. In a cloth clamshell case, leather label. A previously unrecorded Revolutionary War broadside announcement by Joseph Reed, president of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania. As such, the state's militia was under his direction, the present broadside being a full set of instructions in regard to the drills to be performed on the appointed day. Reed is also notable for having been responsible for abolishing slavery in Pennsylvania and for his prosecution of Benedict Arnold. This broadside was issued in the spring following the evacuation of Philadelphia by the British. Not in Evans or the other imprint bibliographies. DAB IV, p.452.

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        NUOVA RACCOLTA DI 25 VEDUTE ANTICHE E MODERNE DI ROMA E Sue Vicinanze Incise a Bulino da Celebri Incisori

      Rome: Niccola Antoni, c. 1780.. Oblong 4to (27 x 38 cm). Rebound in recent gilt tooled full green calf with marbled endpapers (near Fine). Unpaginated, illus with engraved title and 24 full page engraved plates (some light spotting at edges and versos of plates; previous owner's small name stamp on verso of title page). .

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        Carte des Isles Britanniques qui renferment les Royaumes D'Angleterre D'Ecosse & D'Irlande.

      Delamarche, Paris 1780 - Size : 545x610 (mm), 21.5x24 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Very good to excellent, upper margin close to the border

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        Nachricht von der gegenwärtigen Einrichtung des Königl. Pädagogii zu Ilfeld. 100 S. 4°. Halblederbd d. Z. (Kanten beschabt, Vordergelenk mit Einriss) mit Rückenschild und verblasster Rückenvergoldung.

      Göttingen, Johann Christian Dieterich, 1780.. . Erste Ausgabe. Chr. G. Heyne war als Nachfolger Gesners wohl der bedeutendste Vorkämpfer des Neuhumanismus auf wissenschaftlichem und pädagogischem Gebiet. Neben seiner Professur und der Leitung des philologischen Seminars an der Universität Göttingen war er seit 1770 auch Inspektor der Gelehrtenschule von Ilfeld. Durch die Reform der Schule und durch die Ausbildung von weit über 300 Lehrern an seinem Seminar hat er das höhere Schulwesen ganz Norddeutschlands maßgeblich beeinflusst. Die 'Nachricht' ist ein Rechenschaftsbericht und zugleich eine über Ilfeld hinausweisende Programmschrift. - Exemplar mit Ilfelder Bibliotheksstempel. Ab S. 69 mit einem Abdruck der Schulgesetze von 1749, gebunden mit Durchschussblättern mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Berichtigungen und Ergänzungen. Nachgebunden die Schulgesetze in der lateinischen Originalfassung (19 S.). - Schmid, Gesch. d. Erz. V/1, 15 ff. Herder, Lex. d. Päd. II 1313.

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        Memoirs of Thomas Hollis Esq. F.R. and A.S.S

      London, 1780 - RARE, PRIVATELY PRINTED MEMOIR OF "REPUBLICAN" HOLLIS, a noted book collector and Harvard College and Library benefactor. The plates include portraits of Locke, Milton and Newton, whose works he collected, also Britannia, Hollis himself. "It is probable that copies were to be purchased by those who desired to possess the book. However, there is no publisher's name on the title, and most copies were gratuitously distributed" (Dobell, p. 89) First edition. 2 vols., Large 4to (340 x 255 mm). With 37 engraved plates, including frontispiece and dedication. viii, 506; 507-839, [1], [24, Index] pp. Near period brown diced russia gilt à la Roger Payne, all edges gilt. Intermittent toning and offsetting, modern fine rebacking. Provenance: Frances Mary Richardson Currer bookplate and armorial bookplate of Matthew Wilson on front pastedown [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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