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        A collection of all the wills known to be extant : of the Kings and Queens of England, Princes and Princesses of Wales, and every branch of the blood royal from the reign of William the Conqueror, to that of Henry the Seventh exclusive.: . with explanatory notes, and a glossary / [compiled by John Nichols]

      London : Society of Antiquaries 1780 - Physical desc.: x,10,10*-12*,[1],13*-*14,11-250,247-434p. ; 25cm (4to). Notes: Editor's preface signed: J. N., i.e. John Nichols. Mispagination: pp. 247-250 repeated in pagination but text and register are continuous.Includes "Additional observations and corrections" on pp. 431-434. Referenced by: ESTC, T78302. Subject: Wills - England - History. England - Kings and rulers - Early works to 1800. Language: English ; English, Middle (1100-1500) ; French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600) ; French, Old (ca. 842-1400) ; Latin ; Multiple languages. Very good copy in the original, full tree calf. Professionally and period sympathetically re-backed with gilt cross-bands and a contrasting gilt-blocked title label; very impressively finished. Remains a particularly well-preserved example; tight, bright, clean and strong. 2 Kg. 429 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Expériences sur les végétaux,

      - spécialement sur la propriété qu'ils possèdent à un haut degré, soit d'améliorer l'Air quand ils sont au soleil, soit de le corrompre la nuit, ou lorsqu'ils sont à l'ombre; auxquelles on a joint une Méthode nouvelle de juger du degré de sa salubrité de l'Atmosphère . Traduit de l'anglois, par l'auteur. Paris, P.F. Didot le jeune, 1780. 8vo. pp. lxviii, 333, (3), with 1 folded engraved plate. Contemporary half calf, richly floral gilt spine. Garrison Morton 103: ". he proved that animal life is dependent ultimately on plant life, a discovery of fundamental importance in the economy of the world of living things"; Horblit 55: "Description of photosynthesis, the formation of compounds in plants to light". First French edition of this great classic on photosynthesis, of which the original English edition was published in London in 1779. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Whole Proceedings on the King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol Delivery for the City of London . . . Held at Justice-Hall in the Old-Bailey on Wednesday the 28th of June, 1780, and the following Days [etc.] Number VI. Parts I-VII

      London: Printed for Joseph Gurney . . . And Sold by M. Gurney [etc.], 1780. Original calf-backed buff boards, rubbed, browning, yet a good copy The reports of dozens of Old Bailey trials of the Gordon rioters, including those accused of pulling down the houses of John Fielding and of Lord Mansfield, "rushed through at a [remarkable] speed", with many sentenced to death and then hanged

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        Recommended to the perusal of every friend to Ireland. A letter to the Right Honourable the Earl of Hillsborough, Secretary of State for the Southern Department, on the Present State of Affairs in Ireland; and an Address to the People of that Kingdom

      Printed by R. Marchbank, for the Company of Booksellers, Dublin 1780 - First edition. Octavo. [4], 36pp., with a half-title. Disbound and stitched. Light toning, very good. A scarce anonymous pamphlet by Wills Hill, Marquis of Downshire. *OCLC* locates only 3 holdings. *ESTC* T82982. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lexicon Lapponicum,

      - cum interpretatione vocabulorum sveco-latina et indice svecano lapponico; in usum tam illorum, quibus cura ecclesiarum in Lapponia committenda, aut jam commissa est, quam aliorum curiosorum et lingarum studiosorum, indigenarum et exeterorum; illustrum praefatione latino-svecana. Johannis Ihre; nec non auctum grammatica lapponica. A Dom. Erico Lindahl et Johanne Öhrling in lucum editum cura et impensis illustriss. R:ae in ecclesias lapponicas directionis, anno 1780. Stockholm, Joh. Georg Lange (1780). 4:o. (2),LXXX,584,(2),585-716 s. Oskuren i 11 lösa lägg. Arken endast vikta en gång. Fuktrand i övre kant, svagt efter de tre första läggen. Första - sjätte lägget med fuktskada nedre hörn även något musgnagt(?). Uncut i 11 original gatherings, folded once. Watersoiling to upper margin three first gatherings. First six gatherings with watersoling and mousegnawed (?) corner. 24,5 x 40 cm.[#\69659]

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        Japanese Whale Watercolor (C-1) Pygmy Killer Whale

      Japan 1780 - Japanese Whale Watercolors Watercolors on rice paper, framed to museum specifications Japanese, c. 1780 14” x 17 1/2” framed Left corner of paper has been trimmed, as seen in photograph. The Japanese whaling trade is a long and prosperous one and has only been curtailed in recent years by the imposition of quotas and bans on fishing to protect this majestic beast of the sea. However, the industry is Norwegian in origin and early rock carvings indicate that the trade began in about 2000 B.C. It was not until the tenth century that an organized commercial whaling industry was formed and this was located in the Bay of Biscay and established by the Basques. Scholars consider that Japanese active whaling started in the sixteenth century but it was not until towards the end of that century that it developed into a large-scale endeavor. The Japanese traditionally utilized whales that were found dead or dying on the beach or in near shore water but in 1675, Wada Kakuemon developed the use of nets to capture whales in the open sea. For three hundred years the whaling stock remained constant until the invasion of foreign whalers along Japan's coast disrupted the natural balance, resulting in the depletion of the mammal. The whale provided a wide variety of products for many different crafts, thus leaving very little of the animal to waste. Indeed, the Japanese consider the whale to be a symbol of good fortune and prosperity as illustrated by the Japanese proverb which states, “A whale on the beach is wealth for seven villages.” Thus, these exquisite Japanese watercolors provide depictions of one of Japan’s most revered animals. Their graphic quality and simplicity of execution make them particularly desirable images which date to approximately 1780.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        mit 13 Volksbüchern (darunter auch ein "Till Eulenspiegel") und trivialen Volksschriften ("Löschpapierbüchlein") um 1800 Mit zahlreichen Holzschnitt-Illustrationen Schlichter Pappband um 1850 mit einfachem, etw beschädigten Papierrückenschild; berieben und bestoßen

      - Schöner, umfangreicher Sammelband mit zum Teil sehr raren Volksschriften vom Ende des 18. bis in die ersten Jahrzehnte des 19. Jahrhunderts, der sich thematisch zum einen Teil aus den bekannten herkömmlichen Volksbuch-Stoffen, zum anderen Teil aus den trivialen Kolportageschriften der Zeit zusammensetzt. Zur Illustration wurden einfache, teils primitiv wirkende Holzschnitte verwendet, die den Schriften einen eigenen, ursprünglichen Charme verleihen. Ein Teil der oft auf Jahrmärkten vertriebenen und wegen des verwendeten schlechten Papiers auch "Löschpapierbüchlein" genannten Hefte, ist auf dem Titel mit dem "Censur Siegel" der preuß. Polizeibehörde in Delitzsch gestempelt. Die Schriften werden nachfolgend in der Reihenfolge aufgeführt, in der sie eingebunden sind: 1. Eine schöne anmuthige und lesens-würdige Historia von der . Heiligen Pfalz-Gräfin Genofeva. "Gedruckt in diesem Jahr". O.O., ca. 1780. 79 S. mit Titel- u. Schlussivgnette in Holzschnitt. - 2. Geschichte von der schönen Magelone, Prinzessin von Neapel. (Aus d)em Französischen übers. v. M. Vitum Warbeck. Leipzig, Solbrig, (1805). Mit Titelvignette u. 15 Textabb. in Holzschnitt. 102 S. (Titel mit Fehlstellen u. ganz aufgezogen). Vgl. Hayn/G. IV, 366f. - 3. Riesengeschichte, oder Kurzweilige Historie vom König Eginhard aus Böhmen, wie er des Kaisers Otto Tochter aus dem Kloster hat bringen lassen (.). Herausgegeben von Leopold Richter. "Neu gedruckt". O.O., ca. 1800. Mit Titelvignette u. 48 Abb. in Holzschnitt. 128 S. (Titel mit Loch u. angestaubt, letztes Blatt zur Hälfte (ohne Textverlust) hinterlegt). Hayn/G. II, 104. - 4. Begebenheiten des Prinzen Gerbino und der Prinzessin Rosina. Eine wahre Geschichte. "Gedruckt in diesem Jahre". O.O., ca. 1810. Mit Titelvign. u. 13 Abb. in Holzschnitt. 64 S. (Titel mit langem Einriss, durchgängig brauner Fleck in unterer rechter Ecke). - 5. (Joh. Ernst Frdr. Wilh. Müller). Anmuthiger und nützlicher Zeitvertreib für den Bürger- und Bauernstand, bestehend in allerley glaubhaften und seltsamen Historien (.). Nur. Tl. 1 (von 3). Leipzig, Solbrig, 1792. Mit 2 Titelvign. u. 7 Abb. in Holzschnitt. XIV S, 1 Bl. "Errata", 96 S. - 6. Die sonderbare Erbschaft, oder: Ein armes Tagelöhnermädchen findet in einem französischen Offizier ihren unbekannten leiblichen Bruder. Eine wahre außerordentlich rührende Geschichte vor der Schlacht bei Jena. O.O., ca. 1820. (Titel gestempelt). - 7. Merkwürdige Geschichte eines deutschen Auswanderers nach Nord-Amerika. Von ihm selbst erzählt. O.O., ca. 1830. 31 S. (Titel gestempelt). - Der Ich-Erzähler nennt sich Johann Jakob Butsch, die Erzählung endet mit der Rückkehr nach Pforzheim im Jahr 1819. - 8. Eine noch ganz neue politische und noch nie erhörte wahre Geschichte eines Soldaten, welcher sich unterstanden in der Kirche während der Predigt Karten zu spielen, dessen Erfolg sehr merkwürdig ist. "Neu gedruckt". O.O., ca. 1800. 4 Bl. (Titel gestempelt). Andere Ausgaben dieser Schnurre sind seit etwa 1780 bekannt. - 9. Wahre und schauderhafte Geschichte eines Mädchens, Louise Möller, welche . ihren eignen Vater heirathete (.). "Ganz neu gedruckt". O.O. u. J. (Leipzig, Taubert, 1808). 16 S. (Titel gestempelt). Hayn/G. II, 586: "Sehr rar gewordene Volksschrift". - 10. Wunderliche und seltsame Historien Tillen (Eu)lenspiegel, eines Bauren Sohn (.) welche aus dem Niedersächsischen ins Hochdeutsche übersetzt und sehr kurzweilig zu lesen ist. "Ganz neu gedruckt". O.O. u. J., ca. 1820. Mit Titelvignette u. 38 Abb. in Holzsschnitt. 134 S. u. 1 Bl. "Grabschrift". (Titel beschädigt u. mit etw. Text- u. Bildverlust ganz aufgezogen, letztes Blatt im Falz verstärkt). - 11. Die schöne Caroline als Husaren-Oberst. Oder die edeldenkende Kaufmannsfrau. "Neueste Ausgabe". O.O. u. J. (ca. 1830). 16 S. (Titel gestempelt). Hayn/G. III, 516: "Volksschriftchen, sehr rar geworden"; Schenda, Volk ohne Buch, München 1977, S. 394/Anm. 343. - 12. Cunzens von Kauffung Sächsischer Prinzenraub nebst Beschreibung der Hinrichtung desselbe [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte de L'Hemisphere Austral Montrant les Routes des Navigateurs les plus Celebres.

      Paris. c1780 - Size: 565 x 580 mm. Fair condition. Folds. Minor foxing and general toning. Copperplate engraving with later colour. This map was issed to help illustrate a French publication concerning Cook's voyages in the region. The map is centred on the south pole, and it features Australia, New Zealand, South America and Southern Africa. Numerous exploration routes are shown, making this an interesting and desirable map.

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        Biographical Memoirs of Medicine in Great Britain From the Revival of Literature to the Time of Harvey

      London Joseph Johnson, St. Paul's Church-Yard 1780. G : in Good condition. Cover rubbed with corner wear. Respined with internal tape strengthening at joints. Scattered foxing. Ex.-lib. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland First Edition Leather cover 220mm x 130mm (9" x 5"). xii, 338pp + index.

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        La Gnomonique Pratique, Ou L'Art De Tracer Les Cadrans Solaires

      1780 1780 - Avec La Plus Grande Précision: Par les méthodes qui y sont les plus propes, & le plus soigneusement choisies en faveur principalement de ceux qui sont peu ou point verses' dans les Mathématiques. Nouvelle édition. Paris: Jombert 1780. With frontispiece, 2 vignettes, 1 large folded map and 39 folded plates, all copperengraved. XL + 510 pp. Contemporary halfleather with coloured label and gilt spine in 6 compartments, red edges. A few pages very weakly stained in upper margin, otherwise a very nice and clean copy. * Rare book on sundails. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Votivtafel als Dank für die Errettung durch die Schutzmadonna beim Einbrechen ins Eis und dem drohenden Tod durchs Ertrinken.

      1780.. Detailreiche Darstellung mit ornamentaler Umrandung und untenstehendem Text: * Vier Holzknecht von Weiermühle wollten über den See gehen und brachen durch das Eis. Die plötzliche Versinckjng drohte und ihnen kein Mensch auch nur eine Stund mehr zu leben versprochen haben / Sie durch Anrufung Maria Hülf erlangt. In Jänner und Christ, 1780 *. Öl auf Holztafel. Gesamtgröße 31 x 24 cm. Die Tafel selbst von guter Erhaltung, Rückseite mit Wurmlochspuren. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 300 Gramm ) >>>Votivtafeln sind Dankbilder für die Erhörung eines Gebetes <<< ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Histoire de l'église, dédiée au Roi

      Imprimerie de P.L. Lekens, Maestricht 1780 - 24 volumes. 11 kg Relirure en plein veau brun, dos à nerfs dorés, pièce de titre / tomaison mosaiquée.

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        Histoire de l'église.

      Maestricht, De l'Imprimerie de P.L.Lekens. - 1780-1791. 24 vols. Original boards, with title-labels (top backs rubbed, hinges of vol. 20 seriously damaged, some other hinges a bit broken) - Volume 1-24: Depuis l'établissement de l'église jusqu'à l'an 1721.- Still a good complete set of the rare "Maastricht" edition. See image. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte De la Terre des Hebreux ou Israelites partagee felon l'ordre de Dieu aux douze tribus descendantes des Douze fils de Jacob

      Paris 1780 - Size : 490x690 (mm), 19.25x27.125 (Inches), Hand Colored in Outline

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        AN ADDRESS OF THE CONVENTION, FOR FRAMING A NEW CONSTITUTION OF GOVERNMENT, FOR THE STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS-BAY, TO THEIR CONSTITUENTS

      Boston: White and Adams, 1780.. 18pp. 20th-century three-quarter red morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt. Extremities rubbed. Institutional bookplate on front pastedown. Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage, a few contemporary notations. Second "S" in "Address" on half title lacking, some paper damage to the "E" as well. Light soiling, foxing, and wear. About very good. Although primarily written by Adams, this explanation of the new constitution was issued by James Bowdoin, convention president. After the rejection of the 1778 Massachusetts constitution, the document was entirely revised, largely by John Adams, and offered to the public in 1780. Adams and others then lobbied hard for its acceptance, and this is the opening gun. EVANS 16843.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED "D. CLAUS," TO CAPT. MATHEWS, REPORTING ON INDIAN CAPTIVES DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION].

      Montreal. March 23, . 1780 - [2]pp. written on folio sheet. Old folds. Four small pin holes. Very good. Accompanied by a typed transcription. Daniel Claus (1727-87) came to North America from Germany in 1749 and settled for a time in Philadelphia. Almost immediately upon his arrival he became interested in the various languages of the tribes of the Six Nations. He worked under William Johnson, and in 1760 was based in Montreal, becoming deputy agent to the Canadian Indians and reporting to both Johnson and the local military government. By the mid-1760s he had married and had acquired considerable land in the vicinity of Albany, New York. His life changed, both administratively and personally, when in 1774, Sir William Johnson died suddenly, and Sir Guy Carleton replaced Claus with John Campbell. Shortly thereafter, with the outbreak of the American Revolution and the subsequent defeat of Burgoyne at Saratoga, the Loyalist cause in the upper Hudson valley was lost, and Claus and his family fled to Canada, leaving behind their lands and their possessions. In 1778, Frederick Haldimand, Carleton's successor, appointed Claus deputy agent of the Six Nations in Canada, with special emphasis on the Mohawks. In this hurriedly written letter (probably the original draft of the letter, containing many manuscript corrections), which pertains to one Peter Hansen, "active in ye Rebellion," whom the Indians had taken for the British "for intelligence," Claus also mentions in an afterthought: "The Mohawk Village here is somewhat sickly within this short time.".

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        Guckkastenbild - Konvolut aus drei Biblische Szenen: a, Ankunft des verlorenen Sohnes; a, Joseph und seine Brüder in Egypten; c, Im Egyptischen Seramisen der 3ten Stunden.

      -,, o. O., 1780 - Altkoloriert ORadierung. o. O., -, o. J. [um 1780]. ca. 27 x 40,5 cm. Altbeschnitten und mit Papierstreifen umklebt, tlw. im Randbereich eingeschnitten bzw. Ausschnitt, Bilder alle althinterlegt, Gbrsp., hds. Titelei auf Rückseite. Deutsch

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        Oeuvre de Jean Holbein ou recueil de gravures. D'après ses plus beaux ouvrages, accompagnés d'explications historiques et critiques et de la vie de ce fameux peintre.Première partie: Le triomphe de la mort. Seconde partie: La passion de notre-Seigneur.

      Chretian de Mechal 1780-1784, Basel - Hinges professionally reinforced; chip to head of spine. ; Part One: The Dance of Death including 47 engravings on twelve plates followed by two folio plates: "Triumphus divitiarum" & "Triumphus paupertatis" Part Two: The Passion of Christ comprising 13 folio plates including engraved title.; Folio

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        Le Triomphe de la Mort

      Basle 1780 - Oeuvre de Jean Holbein ou Recueil de Gravures d'Après ses Plus Beaux Ouvrages, accompagnés d'Explications Historiques et Critiques et de la Vie de ce Fameux Peintre par Chrétien de Mechel, Graveur de S. A. S. Monseigneur l'Electeur Palatin, et Membres de Diverses Académies. Première Partie, Le Triomphe de la Mort. A Basle chez l'Auteur, 1780. Dedication to George III. This work contains Mechel's interpretation of the 'Dance of Death', and is the first part of a four part work of Holbein's designs. Folio (364 x 286 mm.), pp. 12, [2], plus 14 plates. The first 12 plates contain 46 copper engravings or etchings of the familiar scenes together with two others engraved after Holbein's drawing of a decorated dagger sheath. The last two plates are unconnected with the Dance of Death, and show Federico Zucchero's copies of Holbein's originals entitled The Triumph of Riches and The Triumph of Poverty. Bound in early 19C. half roan (?) over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, the original wrappers bound in. Bookplates of John Proctor Anderdon of Farley Hall, Berks. The binding is worn but still quite solid. Internally the text is uniformly lightly browned, the plates white but with occasional light foxing, mostly marginal. The tissue-guards have been removed. There is a short closed tear (no loss) in the edge of the title-page, which also lacks its top right-hand corner. There is a small library stamp on the verso of the title-page. There are barely visible library blind-stamps on the bottom right-hand corners of four of the plates, well away from the engraved area. Chrétien de Mechel (1737-1817) was an engraver, art connoisseur, and printseller in Basle, Holbein's home town. He was offered drawings purporting to be Holbein's originals of the series which he refused, but later borrowed them to engrave these plates. However, it is now established that these drawings were not by Holbein, but Peter Rubens. The engravings of the dagger sheath, on the other hand, were taken from original drawings by Holbein in Mechel's possession.

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        L'HISTOIRE DE L'AMERIQUE. 4 VOLUMES

      Chez Pissot, Libraire, Quai Des Augustins, Paris 1780 - .[ 4 VOLUMES - 380pgs., 572pgs., 520pgs., plus 3pgs., 434pgs.].SECOND EDITION REVISED AND CORRECTED, TRANSLATED FROM THE ENGLISH.VOL. 4 HAS 5 FOLD OUT PLATES, 4 OF WHICH ARE MAPS(GOLFE DU MEXIQUE, L'AMERIQUE MERIDIONALE, MEXIQUE, MER DU SUD) AND 1 IS AN ILLUSTRATION(CHRONOLOGY OF MEXICANS).ALL PLATES IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.HANDSOMELY BOUND IN TREE CALF LEATHER WITH GILT DECORATED SPINES, RAISED BANDS, LEATHER TITLE AND VOLUME NUMBER LABELS.TEXTBLOCK IN RED.ENGRAVED VIGNETTE ON TITLE PAGE, MARBLED ENDPAPERS. HEADPIECES AND TAILPIECES THROUGHOUT.Minor shelfwear particularly at spine ends and corners.A NICE SET GIVEN ITS AGE.SABIN 71990. 12mo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Maritime School on the Banks of the Thames, for the Education of the Sons of such Sea Officers, and others, as may be intended for the King's, the East India Company's, or the Merchants Service [caption title]

      no publisher, [Chelsea, England? 1780 - Small quarto pamphlet, approximately 6.75" x 3.5". 19, [1, blank] pp., A--B[4], C1--C[ 2]. Stitched, without wrappers, later (?) paper reinforcement strip to spine. First leaf slightly dust-soiled, very good. This pamphlet serves as a continuation of a proposal first made in1777 to establish at Chelsea a naval training school for young English boys. The school was the brainchild of English philanthropist andmerchant Jonas Hanway. The objectives of the school were to train young boys for the Royal Navy, and to ensure the children of fallenofficers who had died in serving their country could receive a naval education. The details of the institution and its benefits for King,country, and character are herein outlined. Pages 13--19 record a lengthy list of subscribers; many, quite obviously, with title, status, and notable standing.Not on *ESTC*, *COPAC*, or *OCLC*. A variant example, in seventeen pages, held by the National Maritime Museum in England, has a similar, but variant title, and suggests a date of 1781. We suspect NMM's example chronologically preceded this present example. Other Maritime School on the Banks of the Thames pamphlets are recorded, but not with this title's wording. Additionally, they often appear to post-date this present example which is apparently unrecorded. Of the other editions, not one mentions in the caption title that the school was intended for training individuals who would then serve with the East India Company. A curious anomaly? [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        STATE OF RHODE-ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS. IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY, JULY SESSION, 1780. AN ACT FOR ASSESSING AND APPORTIONING A RATE OR TAX OF FOUR HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS LAWFUL MONEY UPON THE INHABITANTS OF THIS STATE [caption title].

      Providence: John Carter, [1780]. - Broadside, 15 x 10 inches. Old folds. Lightly dampstained. Docketed on verso. Still, very good. A scarce Rhode Island broadside announcing the passage of a Revolutionary-era tax to be raised and collected from that state's inhabitants for the purpose of filling the state treasury. During the Revolution, each state levied its own taxes in order to contribute to the funding of the war effort. This broadside includes a list of the apportionment for each town. Providence itself is to be taxed £28,392, by far the most of any of the towns listed. NAIP and ESTC locate only three copies - Yale, Rhode Island State Library, and the Society of the Cincinnati. Scarce. BRISTOL B5171. SHIPTON & MOONEY 43880. ALDEN 834. ESTC W7865.

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        Der Todtentanz oder Triumph des Todes mit 48 getreu nach den Original-Holzschnitten in Kupfer gestochenen Blättern von Chr. Mechel. Mit Text begleitet von C. Weiß. Uttweil am Bodensee, C. Uhler (1860). 8°. VIII, mit 48 altkolorierten getönt. Holzst.-Tafeln, Goldschn., gold- u. blindgepr. Lwd. d. Zt. mit Deckeltitel.

      - Massmann-T. 205 - Minns 273 - nicht in Oppermann.- Seltene Ausgabe in einem altkoloerierten Exemplar mit 48 Wiedergaben (inkl. Titel) nach den Radierungen von Chritian de Mechel aus ?Le Triomphe de la mort? Basel 1780.- Einband minimal berieben, Innengelenke brüchig, sonst schönes Exemplar.

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        OEUVRES COMPLETES DE BEAUMARCHAIS 4 VOLUMES

      AU BUREAU 1780 - R160111205: Tome 1 : 360 pages, plein veau d'époque, épidermure sur le premier plat de couverture. Tome 2 : 390 pages, plein veau d'époque, manque sur le premier plat en tête, ainsi que quelques épidermures, auréoles sur la tranche principale. Tome 3, plein veau d'époque, manque en tête du premier plat de couverture, épidermure sur le deuxième plat de couverture. Tome 4 : plein veau d'époque, coiffes en tête abimée, épidermures sur les plats de couverture. Titres, tomaisons et fleurons dorés pour l'ensemble des tomes. Tome 1: Mémoires de Monsieur Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. Tome 2 : Quatrième mémoire. Tome 3 : Mémoires de Monsieur Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. Tome 4 : Les deux amis ou le négociant de lyon, drame en cinq actes et en prose. In-12 Relié. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HET TEGENWOORDIG VERWARD EUROPA (EUROPE IN HER PRESENT DISORDERED STATE)].

      [Holland. ca. ]. 1780 - Broadside, 12 x 13 inches (image size approximately 10 x 11 inches). Early vertical and horizontal folds, else near fine. Matted. Title from George and Stephens, who list a captioned variant; the present engraving is not captioned. A fabulous Dutch satirical cartoon engraving depicting an embattled England during the American Revolution. A table, representing the Bank of England, hangs tipped over a Dutch landscape from a chain attached to the horn of a celestial unicorn. Seated at its edge is a fat Englishman, whom a Frenchman is pulling off the table by his ankle as a kneeling Spaniard looks on. A bemused American Indian baby in feathered headdress is seated at the center of the table, apparently giving England a small shove, and a Dutchman stands opposite the Frenchman, holding one of the table's legs and speaking to an accountant seated among piles of wealth. Below the scene is a tablet engraved in parallel English and Dutch text, a portion of which reads: "Amazing Fool - ! yet tottering on thy bench, Tho' scorn'd by Spain, and cozen'd by the French -- . Only the Dutch, not laughing at your nose, Good-natur'd helps, to snatch what-e'er you lose." Very rare, with only one copy located by OCLC, at Yale. M.D. George & F.G. Stephens, CATALOGUE OF POLITICAL AND PERSONAL SATIRES 5721 (variant).

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        A GENERAL DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE. One main object of which, is, to establish a plain and permanent standard of pronunciation. To which is prefixed, a Rhetorical Grammer.

      Printed for J. Dodsley, C. Dilly & J. Wilkie. London. 1780 - FIRST EDITION. Two Volumes. 4to.(10.8 x 9 inches). Text printed in double column. Previous owners (The secretary&apos;s Office of the East India Company) bookplates on the top outer corners of the title pages. Volume one title page frayed to inner margin at the bottom and bottom edge chipped. Tiny hole to the half title. Volume tow half title has been trimmed down to just around the text and is bound in at the rear, after the leaf advertising the works of Sheridan, itself trimmed to the outer margin. Some minor foxing to a few leaves but overall a very good, clean copy. Finely bound in recent half antique style sprinkled brown calf. Raised bands. Compartments with double gilt rules. Brick coloured morocco title labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper on boards. A very good copy of this scarce First printing. This work is the earliest dictionary to seriously approach the pronunciation of the English language.

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        A Reply to the Observations of Lieut. Gen. Sir William Howe, On a Pamphlet, Entitled Letters to a Nobleman: In Which His Misrepresentations are Detected, and Those Letters are Supported, by a Variety of New Matter and Argument. To Which is Added An Appendix

      London: Printed for G. Wilkie, 1780. First edition. original gray wrappers. Spine a bit cocked, missing paper at ends, wrappers a little foxed, interior fine. Octavo. During the British occupation of Philadelphia in 1777-1778 Galloway was a ?Superintendent? and Loyalist. In this volume he replies to General Howe?s Observations, and elaborates how Howe could and should have won the war. Galloway counters Howe?s claim that he was forced to fight in forest by pointing out that in many place more than three quarter of the land and at a minimum two thirds of the land in question was cleared farm land. Even though Galloway sounds hostile there is important information and details on the Revolution, the nature of the countryside and more [Howes G48. Sabin 26443].

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        Captain Cook&#146;s Third and Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780. Faithfully abridged from the Quarto Edition. Published By Order of His Majesty.

      John Fielding and John Stockdale, London - c. 1780's. 8vo. title, xii, 372pp. frontispiece Captain James Cook, and complete with six engraved plates. later quarter brown calf, raised bands, gilt ruled, marbled endpapers. Excellent Copy.

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        A Tour in Ireland: with General Observations on the Present State of that Kingdom: made in the Years 1776, 1777, and 1778. And brought down to the end of 1779

      Five engraved plates (three are folding) & one woodcut in the text. 1 p.l., xxiv, 539, [1] pp; 1 p.l., 416 pp. Two vols. 8vo, cont. speckled calf, flat spines gilt, red morocco lettering pieces on spines. London: H. Goldney for T. Cadell, 1780. Second edition (the first edition appeared earlier in the same year) and a handsome set. This work "was well received at the time, and has since become a valuable source as one of the few accounts of conditions in Ireland at this time. Among other subjects Young had much to say on commercial policy and the activities of the Dublin Society; and in addition Young attacked the practice of subletting land to middlemen and made some interesting observations on the living conditions of the poor."-ODNB. Fine set. .

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        A Fan depicting the Siege of Gibraltar]

      [?c.1780]., Spain, - Folding paper fan with a fine large hand-coloured engraved view of the Siege of Gibraltar with Spanish ships and troops in the foreground, the verso with engraved key in Spanish decorated with weapons of war on either side, mounted on ivory sticks , the ivory sticks decorated in silver and gilt with a fort, ship and flag, the gaurdsticks carved and pierced and with silver and gilt depicting a ship and drums. The unsuccessful siege of Gibraltar began in 1779 and lasted until February 1783, when the siege was lifted. This fan, which it has been suggested belonged to the Earl of Minto, is not in the Schreiber Collection.

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        Russia: Or, a Compleat Historical Account of All the Nations Which Compose That Empire

      Pall-Mall, London, 1780-1783: For J. Nichols, T. Cadell, H. Payne, C. Dilly and N. Conant In four volumes. Volume I: Finnish Nations, cxi, (1) errata, 201pp. 2 plates. Volume II: Tartar nations, 401pp; 2 plates Volume III. Samoyede nations, 372pp. 2 plates, one closed tear to p. 271, description of plates and placement of the second plate in volume I which states it should be placed at p. 102 but in fact is placed at p. 199 (stated in the plate to be at p. 199). Volume IV. Mogol [sic] nations, 451pp., (1) pp. publisher&#39;s ad., 1 folding map, 12 plates of which one is folding.(18 plates and 1 map. total). The first demographic study of the Russian peoples and its territories. Translated by William Tooke (1744-1820) author and historian who is well known for his Russian studies while he resided in St. Petersburg. An exceptional history of how Siberia became a province. The history of the Russian provinces, the various inhabitants and their culture; including the Kara-Kitans, Mongouls [sic], the Burats; agriculture, mining, religious beliefs, and leaders. All volumes bound in tree calf, boards fragile with some splitting and chipping, spines flat and fully decorated in gilt, black and red contrasting labels gilt with some chipping (one label nearly gone), marbled endpapers, early bookplate with crown and snake with initials below "WBJ"., text clean, lacking only the three integral ads in volume 3. An uncommon work which has become exceedingly scarce. . First English Translation. Octavo.

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        Escuela Paleographica, ó de Leer Letras Cursivas Antiguas, desde la Entrada de los Godos en España, hasta Nuestros Tiempos.

      Madrid Juan Antonio Lozano 1780 - Folio. (xxxiv), 443pp. First edition. With an engraved title-page, 59 plates showing examples of calligraphy, and one color vignette. The plates display a wide variety of alphabets, and the stunning color vignette that opens the book is a depiction of two gods in a woodland clearing flanked by several cherubs busily engaged in the act of writing. The scene has been beautifully colored by a contemporary hand. The Escuela Paleographica constitutes a major historical study of Spanish paleography, the facsimile plates skillfully copied from the works of Mabillon and Rodriguez as well as directly from manuscripts that were held in various Spanish libraries. Bound in contemporary Spanish tree calf. Endpapers marbled. The spine is in seven compartments, with ornate gilt decorations in each. Also with a red leather spine label, gilt-lettered. Some rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, couple of small closed tears and one worm hole in leather. Overall a fine copy, bright and unmarked internally. (Bonacini 1168; Palau 165667). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der Messias. (Biblisches Epos in zwanzig Gesängen). Mit Allergnädigster Kaiserlicher Freyheit.

      Altona, gedruckt bey Johann David Adam Eckhardt, 1780.. 3 Blätter (Vortitel, Titel, Widmungsgedicht an Friedrich V., König in Dänemark und Norwegen) 743 (5) Seiten mit den 20 Gesängen, sowie der Schlußode "An den Erlöser" (3 S.), 7 Blätter Subscribentenverzeichnis (darunter der deutsche Kaiser, Die Königinnen von Dänemark, England und Neapel, der Erzherzog Maximilian etc.), 7 (1) Seiten Index ("Zum Nachschlagen), 1 Blatt Zwischentitel zwischen S. 326 und 327. 20 x 16 cm, zeitgenössischer, geflammter Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und floraler Rückenvergoldung.. Anonym erschienen. Erste Gesamtausgabe (aller Gesänge). Wilpert-G.² 32. , Wilpert. Lex. d. Weltlit. Bd. 2, Werke. KNLL Bd. 9. :"Heldengedicht" . - Rücken am Kopf und Fuß etwas, sonst minimal berieben, die ersten Blätter (bis S. 11) etwas gelbfleckig, sonst schönes und sauberes Exemplar der Quart-Ausgabe.

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        Renati rapini.Hortorum libri IV et cultura hortensis.

      Barbou J. 1780 - In-12 de ( 2ff )-XXXVI-319pp. plein veau raciné.Pièce de titre vieux rouge sur dos lisse. Titre doré. Doubles filets dorés en place des nerfs, en tête et queue.Caissons richement ornés de fleurons dorés.Triples filets dorés encadrant les plats. Roulette dorée sur coupes et coiffes. Guirlande dorée en contre-plats.Tranches dorées. Traces de vers sur mors avec léger manque de cuir.Renati Rapini Hortorum Libri IV, et Cultura Hortensis.Hortorum Historiam addidit Gabriel Brotier.Faux-titre - frontispice - Titre - Lectori Musarum et Hortorum amatori G.Brotier - illustrissimo Viro Guillelmo Lamonio Senatus Principi Renatus Rapinus Soc.Jesu - Praefatio - Argumentum - Renati Rapini Liber I à IV - Notae.Renati Rapini de Universa Culturae Hortensis Disciplina Disputatio.Hortorum Historia.Index.Gravure en frontispice ( jardinier à l½uvre dans un parc ) par Prévost. « Chef-d½uvre délégance et de composition », ce traité des jardins a placé son auteur au nombre des plus beaux poètes du siècle dAuguste par la pureté et la grâce de son style.Bel exemplaire malgré les traces de vers. Intérieur très frais. livres anciens. gravure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Escuela Paleographica, ó de Leer Letras Antiguas, desde la Entrada de los Godos en Espanña, Hasta Nuestros Tiempos

      Madrid: Juan Antonio Lazano, 1780. Very Good. [36], 443, [1] p.: 57 leaves of paleographic engravings; 36 cm. Half calf with marbled paper over boards (possibly a 20th-century binding). Six spine compartments between raised bands; red morocco labels in the second and fifth compartments with gilt-tooled title "Letras Cursivas Antiguas y Modernas" and date "Año 1780." Gilt-tooled ornamentation in the other four compartments. Endpapers printed in a red floral pattern. Added engraved title page: Escuela de Leer Letras Cursivas Antiguas y Modernas . . . Gravadas las Letras por Don Francisco Assensio y Mejorada. The leaves of engraved paleographic examples are included in the pagination. Initial 36 unpaginated pages include 11 pages containing the names of subscribers and one page of errata. The versos of the title page and added engraved title page contain a handwritten list of contents in ink, with some bleed through onto the title pages. Designed as a guide to the reading of ancient Latin and Spanish manuscripts, this volume is beautifully illustrated with engraved plates showing the development of Latin and Spanish script from that used during the Roman empire up to the 18th century. The sample texts presented on the plates are transcribed in the accompanying pages. Lacking leaves 57 and 58; otherwise in Very Good Condition: edges of covers are rubbed, with slight loss of paper; upper corners bumped; added engraved title page is soiled; old repair between second leaf (title page) and third leaf; front hinge separating; worming throughout, largely confined to top margin, affecting ruled borders and text on a few plates. An attractive copy of this scarce and important work of paleography.

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        Blue Whale; Japanese watercolor

      - Japanese Whale Watercolor Watercolor on rice paper, framed to museum specifications Japanese, c. 1780 The Japanese whaling trade is a long and prosperous one and has only been curtailed in recent years by the imposition of quotas and bans on fishing to protect this majestic beast of the sea. However, the industry is Norwegian in origin and early rock carvings indicate that the trade began in about 2000 B.C. It was not until the tenth century that an organized commercial whaling industry was formed and this was located in the Bay of Biscay and established by the Basques. Scholars consider that Japanese active whaling started in the sixteenth century but it was not until towards the end of that century that it developed into a large-scale endeavor. The Japanese traditionally utilized whales that were found dead or dying on the beach or in near shore water but in 1675, Wada Kakuemon developed the use of nets to capture whales in the open sea. For three hundred years the whaling stock remained constant until the invasion of foreign whalers along Japan's coast disrupted the natural balance, resulting in the depletion of the mammal. The whale provided a wide variety of products for many different crafts, thus leaving very little of the animal to waste. Indeed, the Japanese consider the whale to be a symbol of good fortune and prosperity as illustrated by the Japanese proverb which states, &#147;A whale on the beach is wealth for seven villages.&#148; Thus, these exquisite Japanese watercolors provide depictions of one of Japan&#146;s most revered animals. Their graphic quality and simplicity of execution make them particularly desirable images which date to approximately 1780. 19&#148; x 26 1/2&#148; framed

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        Japanese Whale Watercolor (C-3) Dolphin

      Japan 1780 - Japanese Whale Watercolors Watercolors on rice paper, framed to museum specifications Japanese, c. 1780 14&#148; x 19&#148; framed Top left section and top right section of paper has been trimmed, as seen in photograph. The Japanese whaling trade is a long and prosperous one and has only been curtailed in recent years by the imposition of quotas and bans on fishing to protect this majestic beast of the sea. However, the industry is Norwegian in origin and early rock carvings indicate that the trade began in about 2000 B.C. It was not until the tenth century that an organized commercial whaling industry was formed and this was located in the Bay of Biscay and established by the Basques. Scholars consider that Japanese active whaling started in the sixteenth century but it was not until towards the end of that century that it developed into a large-scale endeavor. The Japanese traditionally utilized whales that were found dead or dying on the beach or in near shore water but in 1675, Wada Kakuemon developed the use of nets to capture whales in the open sea. For three hundred years the whaling stock remained constant until the invasion of foreign whalers along Japan's coast disrupted the natural balance, resulting in the depletion of the mammal. The whale provided a wide variety of products for many different crafts, thus leaving very little of the animal to waste. Indeed, the Japanese consider the whale to be a symbol of good fortune and prosperity as illustrated by the Japanese proverb which states, &#147;A whale on the beach is wealth for seven villages.&#148; Thus, these exquisite Japanese watercolors provide depictions of one of Japan&#146;s most revered animals. Their graphic quality and simplicity of execution make them particularly desirable images which date to approximately 1780.

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        Collection of medals and tokens issued by printers, booksellers and others in the book arts

      A collection of medals and tokens relating to the book arts with dates ranging from as early as the 17th century to the 21st century and housed in six wodden cabinets. The medals are truly spectacular as examples of engraving with each having a story behind it. Some of the highlights of the collection: 6 Dutch Guild Medals from the 17th Century awarded to printers including one in silver which is very rare. A high relief Liveryman&#39;s badge of Stationers&#39; Company ca. 1780 George Mandl&#39;s "retired Master" badge from Stationers&#39; Company The collection is from the private library of Henry Morris of the Bird & Bull Press who designed and printed books relating to the book arts. Morris spent many years putting together the collection of medals and tokens together which resulted in a number of books published by him: Henry Morris of the Bird & Bull Press 1988. Morris. First Fine Silver Coinage of the Republic of San Serriffe 1989. Morris. Trade Tokens of British and American Booksellers & Bookmakers 1991. Harris. Art of Medal Engraving 1992. William Blades. Numismata Typographica, The Medallic History of Printing. Morris reproduced the six 17th century Dutch Guild Medals mentioned above for Rarities of Numismatic Typographica. 1996. Rarities of Numismata Typographica, Four Examples of Early Dutch Printer&#39;s&#39; Bookbinders&#39; & booksellers&#39; Guild Medals, Cast in Sterling Silver from Original Specimens 1996. Charles Meunier&#39;s Plaquette, 1900. La Relieuse 1999. Adams. Indian Peace Medals of George III or His Majesty&#39;s Sometime Allies 2001. Weiss. Illustrium Imagines Incorporating an English Translation of Nota by Roberto Weiss; Accompanied by a Leaf from the First Illustrated Numismatic Book 2007. Adams. Comitia Americana and Related Medals, Underappreciated Monuments to our Heritage. A Leaf Book 2007. Adams. Magnum Opus of Joseph Florimond Loubat and the special keepsake medal 18th Century Book-related Collectible he issued. In addition: A gold token he created (one of 5 copies) for his book on the coinage of his mythical San Serriffe - 1988 "Gold San Serriffe" 100 Coronas Henry was very methodical about describing the items. He put together a loose leaf binder which included three sections: 1. Medals in Blades(1); 2. Medals in Jehne(2); 3. All others not in these two references. He then photocopied the important pages in Blades and added photographs of most of the medals to the binder. Bob Fleck of Oak Knoll Books purchased this collection in 2002 and added the items he had collected along the same lines. There are now 457 items in the collection after the addition of Bob&#39;s collection which are listed in an Excel spread sheet that can be viewed here: http://www.oakknoll.com/resources/resourcefiles/Medals.xlxs Also included is his 1989 production on trade tokens involving the full scale production of medals for a selected group of booksellers and for himself as the private press that printed the book. He saved all the original dies and made a spectacular box to house them and added this to his collection, which is below ORIGINAL DIES FOR BOOKSELLERS TOKENS/ BIRD & BULL PRESS. Newtown, PA: Bird & Bull Press (not published), 1988, box measures 12 x 9 x 6 inches, mahogany box with token inset on top cover, along with metal plate inscribed as "ORIGINAL DIES FOR BOOKSELLER&#39;S TOKENS...BIRD & BULL PRESS". A set of original dies and other items involved in the production of "Trade Tokens of British and American Booksellers & Bookmakers," compiled and edited by Henry Morris at the Bird & Bull Press, 1989, in an edition limited to 300 copies. Morris has also written a 3-page hand-written letter, "Everything one might want to know about the dies for Booksellers&#39; Tokens," with excerpts quoted below. The participants, whose tokens are included here, are: Bird & Bull Press, The Book Press, Dawson&#39;s Book Shop, Detering Book Gallery, Enterprise Books, Joseph J. Felcone, Kater-Crafts Bookbinders, George Frederick Kolbe/Fine Numismatic Books, G.T. Mandl (English papermakers), Iris Nevins (marbler), and Oak Knoll Books; the tokens (w/9 duplicates), along with a rough flan, were made under the supervision of Meyer Katz at the Unity Mint in Ambler, PA, from dies engraved by Kenneth Douglas at the Green Duck Co., in Olive Branch, MS. The set of 11tool-steel dies (22 pieces), now coated with a protective lacquer, cost Morris $9800 in 1988, which he considered a bargain: "His work was excellent and his price was much less than I would have had to pay locally." Also enclosed are 4 rubber molds, and a complete set of the original lead proofs, "which the die-makers submitted prior to striking, like a printer&#39;s proof, but in metal." The lot is contained in a box of Honduras mahogany made by Morris from boards he purchased in 1956, to make molds, when he started making paper. "This was a great project, and in addition to all the pleasure and challenges I had from producing it, I have these unique artifacts--the dies themselves...I have written this note to be kept in the box so that someone at some future time knows the main details of the contents, also to know that the contents, as described, are complete." References: (1)William Blades. NUMISMATA TYPOGRAPHICA, THE MEDALLIC HISTORY OF PRINTING. (2)Paul Jehne. ÃœBER BUCHDRUCK-MEDAILLEN. 1907.

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        Voyage de Vienne a Belgrade et a Kilianova, dans le pays des Tartares Budziacs e Nogais dans la Crimee e de Kaffa a Constantinople, au travers de la mer Noire; avec le retour a Vienne, par Trieste. Fait dans les annees 1768, 1769 e 1770 . On y a joint la description des choses les plus remarquables concernant la Crimee.

      Soc. Typographique., Neuchatel. 1780 - In 8°, p. pelle, pp. 246. Tagli rossi. Lettere e fregi al d. in o. Bei marg. Lievi mende alla cop. Molto buono.

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        Natuurlyke en naar 't leeven naauwkeurig gekleurde afbeeldingen en beschryvingen der cicaden, in alle vier waerelds deelen Europa, Asia, Africa en America huishoudende, by een verzameld en beschreeven. /Representation exactement coloree d'apres nature des cigales, qui se trouvent dans les quatre parties du monde, l'Europe, l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amerique rassemblees et decrites.

      . Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, (1780)-1788. Large 4to (30.5 x 24.0 cm). pp. (2), 124, with hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 29 hand-coloured engraved plates. (AND) Stoll, C. Natuurlyke en naar 't leeven naauwkeurig gekleurde afbeeldingen en beschryvingen der wantzen in alle vier waerelds deelen ... /Representation exactement coloree d'apres nature des punaises, qui se trouvent dans les quatre parties du monde, l'Europe, l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amerique rassemblees et decrites. Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, 1788. Large 4to. (2), 172 pp., with hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 41 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine in six compartments with gilt lines and lettering.* A fine set of these beautifully illustrated entomological works on Hemiptera which are nearly always found bound together. Our "set" contains the general title for both works dated 1780. The work describes the Cicadidae and true bugs of all parts of the world, many from Surinam, the Cape Province, and the Coromandel coast. Caspar Stoll was the first entomologist to devote himself almost entirely to Hemiptera. The two frontispieces are particularly attractive and show a wreath of flowers with insects. Caspar Stoll was born in Hessen-Kassel between 1725 and 1730 and lived in The Hague and later in Amsterdam. William V of Orange-Nassau was the godfather of two of his children. He was "commies ter Admiraliteit" at Amsterdam and published several works on entomology. Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was a bookseller and publisher and his publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th century. Apart from that he was an entomologist, artist and engraver and wrote, with his father, a large work on Dutch insects, illustrated by himself. He also illustrated the above two works. The first work depicts 173 insects on 29 plates and the second volume depicts 298 insects on 41 plates. The text is in Dutch and French. Hagen II, p. 199; Horn-Schenkling, 21554; Landwehr 191; Nissen ZBI, 3999 and 4000..

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        Natuurlyke en naar 't leeven naauwkeurig gekleurde Afbeeldingen en Beschryvingen der Cicaden, in alle vier waerelds deelen Europa, Asia, Africa en America huishoudende, by een verzameld en beschreeven.

      - /Représentation exactement colorée d'après nature des Cigales, qui se trouvent dans les quatre parties du monde, l'Europe, l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amérique rassemblées et décrites. Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, (1780)-1788. Large-4to (305 x 240mm). pp. (2), 124, with handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 29 handcoloured engraved plates. (Bound up with:) STOLL, C. Natuurlyke en naar 't leeven naauwkeurig gekleurde Afbeeldingen en Beschryvingen der Wantzen in alle vier waerelds deelen . /Représentation exactement colorée d'après nature des Punaises, qui se trouvent dans les quatre parties du monde, l'Europe, l'Asie, l'Afrique et l'Amérique rassemblées et décrites. Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, 1788. Large-4to. pp. (2), 172, with handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 41 handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine in 6 compartments with gilt lines and lettering. A fine copy of this beautifully illustrated entomological publication of which the two works are mostly found bound together. Our copy contains the general title for both works dated 1780. The work describes the Cicadidae and bugs of all parts of the world, many from Surinam, the Cape and the Coromandel coast. Caspar Stoll was the first entomologist to devote himself almost entirely to Hemiptera. The two frontispieces are particularly attractive and show a wreath of flowers with insects.Caspar Stoll was born in Hessen-Kassel between 1725 and 1730 and lived in The Hague and later in Amsterdam. William V of Orange-Nassau was the godfather of two of his children. He was 'commies ter Admiraliteit' at Amsterdam and published several works on entomology.Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was a bookseller and publisher and his publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th century. Apart from that, he was an entomologist, artist and engraver and wrote together with his father a large work on Dutch insects illustrated by himself. He also made the illustrations for the above 2 works.The first work depicts 173 insects on 29 plates and the second volume depicts 298 insects on 41 plates. The text is in Dutch and French.Landwehr 191; Nissen ZBI, 3999 & 4000. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Natuurlyke en naar &#39;t leeven naauwkeurig gekleurde afbeeldingen en beschryvingen der cicaden, in alle vier waerelds deelen Europa, Asia, Africa en America huishoudende, by een verzameld en beschreeven. /Représentation exactement colorée d&#39;après nature des cigales, qui se trouvent dans les quatre parties du monde, l&#39;Europe, l&#39;Asie, l&#39;Afrique et l&#39;Amerique rassemblées et décrites

      Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, (1780)-1788. Large 4to (30.5 x 24.0 cm). pp. (2), 124, with hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 29 hand-coloured engraved plates. (AND) Stoll, C. Natuurlyke en naar &#39;t leeven naauwkeurig gekleurde afbeeldingen en beschryvingen der wantzen in alle vier waerelds deelen ... /Représentation exactement colorée d&#39;après nature des punaises, qui se trouvent dans les quatre parties du monde, l&#39;Europe, l&#39;Asie, l&#39;Afrique et l&#39;Amérique rassemblées et décrites. Amsterdam, Jan Christiaan Sepp, 1788. Large 4to. (2), 172 pp., with hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and 41 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary half calf, spine in six compartments with gilt lines and lettering.* A fine set of these beautifully illustrated entomological works on Hemiptera which are nearly always found bound together. Our "set" contains the general title for both works dated 1780. The work describes the Cicadidae and true bugs of all parts of the world, many from Surinam, the Cape Province, and the Coromandel coast. Caspar Stoll was the first entomologist to devote himself almost entirely to Hemiptera. The two frontispieces are particularly attractive and show a wreath of flowers with insects. Caspar Stoll was born in Hessen-Kassel between 1725 and 1730 and lived in The Hague and later in Amsterdam. William V of Orange-Nassau was the godfather of two of his children. He was "commies ter Admiraliteit" at Amsterdam and published several works on entomology. Jan Christiaan Sepp (1739-1811) was a bookseller and publisher and his publishing house produced some of the finest Dutch natural history colour-plate books of the 18th century. Apart from that he was an entomologist, artist and engraver and wrote, with his father, a large work on Dutch insects, illustrated by himself. He also illustrated the above two works. The first work depicts 173 insects on 29 plates and the second volume depicts 298 insects on 41 plates. The text is in Dutch and French. Hagen II, p. 199; Horn-Schenkling, 21554; Landwehr 191; Nissen ZBI, 3999 and 4000.

      [Bookseller: Dieter Schierenberg bv]
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        Commentaires des Mémoires de Monsieur le Comte de Saint-Germain, Ministre & Secrétaire d'Etat de la Guerre, Lieutenant-Général des Armées de France, Feld-Maréchal au service de Sa Majesté le Roi de Dannemarck, Chevalier Commandeur de l'Ordre de l'Elephant

      s.n., Londres 1780 - In-8 (217 x 142 mm), veau fauve moucheté, dos à cinq nerfs orné, pièce de maroquin rouge, alérions entre les nerfs, triple filet entourant les plats, armes au centre, filet sur les coupes, tranches mouchetées rouges (reliure d'époque). Edition originale. Exemplaire aux armes de Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (ou Fosseuse), puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency. (OLIVIER, planche 810, 2). Ex-libris La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (manque de cuir sur la coiffe inférieure, le bas du premier plat et le coin, rousseurs). // Octavo (217 x 142 mm), fawn speckled calf, spine tooled raised on five bands, red morocco label, piece of arms between the bands ("alérions"), triple fillet border on covers, central coat of arms, fillet on turns-in, red sprinkled edges (contemporary binding). First edition. Copy bearing the arms of Anne-Léon II de Montmorency, marquis de Fosseux (or Fosseuse), "puis duc de Montmorency, fils unique d'Anne-Léon Ier, baron de Montmorency, lieutenant général, et d'Anne-Marie-Barbe de Ville, sa première femme, appelé d'abord le marquis de Fosseuse, naquit le 11 août 1731 ; d'abord menin du Dauphin et capitaine-lieutenant des gendarmes de la reine, en mai 1745, il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Louis, le 3 avril 1758, et promu brigadier de cavalerie en décembre 1761, et maréchal de camp en juin 1753. Il émigra à Munster lors de la Révolution et mourut dans cette ville le 1er septembre 1799. Il avait épousé en premières noces, le 27 janvier 1761, Marie-Judith de Champagne et en secondes noces Anne-Françoise-Charlotte de Montmorency-Luxembourg, qui lui apporta en dot le duché de Montmorency". (OLIVIER, plate 810, 2). Bookplate La Rochefoucauld duc de Bisaccia. (lack of leather on bottom of spine, bottom and lower corner of first plate).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Der Messias., (Biblisches Epos in zwanzig Gesängen). Mit Allergnädigster Kaiserlicher Freyheit.

      Altona, gedruckt bey Johann David Adam Eckhardt, 1780 - 3 Blätter (Vortitel, Titel, Widmungsgedicht an Friedrich V., König in Dänemark und Norwegen) 743 (5) Seiten mit den 20 Gesängen, sowie der Schlußode "An den Erlöser" (3 S.), 7 Blätter Subscribentenverzeichnis (darunter der deutsche Kaiser, Die Königinnen von Dänemark, England und Neapel, der Erzherzog Maximilian etc.), 7 (1) Seiten Index ("Zum Nachschlagen), 1 Blatt Zwischentitel zwischen S. 326 und 327. Anonym erschienen. Erste Gesamtausgabe (aller Gesänge). Wilpert-G. 32. , Wilpert. Lex. d. Weltlit. Bd. 2, Werke. KNLL Bd. 9. :"Heldengedicht" . - Rücken am Kopf und Fuß etwas, sonst minimal berieben, die ersten Blätter (bis S. 11) etwas gelbfleckig, sonst schönes und sauberes Exemplar der Quart-Ausgabe. * * * *Achtung ! ! ! Wichtiger Hinweis * * * * Anfragen und Bestellungen die nach Dienstag, dem 30. September 2014 ca 13:00 Uhr, eingehen, können wohl erst ab Dienstag, dem 07. Oktober 2014 , bearbeitet werden. * * * Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 20 x 16 cm, zeitgenössischer, geflammter Lederband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und floraler Rückenvergoldung.

      [Bookseller: Matthias Severin Antiquariat]
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        Dissertatio Inauguralis Chemico-medica de Thermis Gasteinensibus,

      Josephi Nobilis de Kurzboeck, Vindobonae (Vienna) 1780 - 8vo. 52,(iv)pp. Woodcut chapter heading and tailpiece. Folding hand-colored frontispiece entitled 'Prospectus Thermarum Gasteinensium.' Bound to style in quarter leather, gilt; vellum tips; marbled paper boards. A fine copy. Scarce early discussion on the healing powers of the Gastein waters, long before the discovery of radon and radioactivity and their connection to the Bad Gastein. Természettudomány Társulat Közlönye, 316 (Hydrophonica Germanica), No. 41. In Latin. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Every Man his Own Farrier;

      Winton [i.e. Winchester]: printed by J. Wilkes, and sold by S. Crowder, London,, 1780. being, A Collection Of Valuable and Efficacious Receipts, for most Disorders incident to Horses. Carefully collected and applied with repeated Success, for upwards of Fifty Years past. Octavo. Uncut in original grey paper boards, plain paper backstrip, manuscript label at head of spine. Armorial bookplate and ownership inscription of Henry Coleman, Harborough, the latter dated in the year of publication. Backstrip rubbed and a little soiled, else a fine copy. First edition. The author Sir Paulet St John, 1st Baronet (1704&#150;1780), of Farley in the county of Southampton, served as MP for Winchester and Hampshire. A monument still stands at Farley Mount, Hampshire, in memory of the horse which carried him to a racing victory in 1734 under the name "Beware Chalk Pit", a year after having fallen into a 25 foot deep chalk pit while out fox-hunting.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Tour in Ireland: with General Observations on the Present State of that Kingdom: made in the Years 1776, 1777, and 1778. And brought down to the end of 1779

      T. Cadell and J. Dodsley, London 1780 - 384 pages plus A Tour, &c. Part II Appendix 168 pages, index 3 plus advertisement for the authors next book. Leather spine and corners with guilt decoration and lettering on spine, marbleized boards. Very good to very good condition, some wear on edges and corners, very clean and solid. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Limebay Books]
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        Le Petit Chansonnier François,

      Geneva & Paris: Veuve Duchesne,, 1780. ou Choix des Meilleures Chansons, sur des airs Connus. Deuxieme Édition. 2 volumes, octavo (163 × 100 mm). Contemporary burgundy crushed morocco, spines gilt in compartments with floral tools, green morocco labels, marbled endpapers, ruling to boards and roll to turn-ins, and all edges gilt. Engraved head and tail pieces. Bindings lightly rubbed, occasional spotting to contents. An excellent set. The second edition. A very attractive set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Allgemeine Anweisung der neuesten Sch&#154;nschreibkunst . f&#159;r die Jugend hohen und niedern Standes, desgl. f&#159;r andere Liebhaber einer sch&#154;nen Feder und f&#159;r Frauenzimmer. Mit einer gedrukkten Anweisung und beigef&#159;gten Orthographie.

      den 20. M&#138;rz 1780, Detmold - Gest. Tit., 2 Bll., 32 num. S. u. 39 Kupfertafeln Doede 208. Berlin 4923/1 Ð Titelbl. mit sch&#154;ner Zugwerkumrandung, nach dem Stecher bez. H. C&#154;ntgen. Tafeln num. 2-40, Tit. ohne Nr., Dedikationsblatt f&#159;r Catharina II., Kaiserin und Selbstherrscherin von ganz Ru§land. Ð Titelbl. u. 4 Tafeln anger&#138;ndert. Wenige Schreib&#159;bungen von alter Hand, selten fleckig, Name auf Tit. Ð Seite 31 mit Ank&#159;ndigung eines Nachtrags Èzum fernern Fortsetzen der Sch&#154;nschreibekunstÇ

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schneider-Henn]
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