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        Weidengehölz im Sumpf mit Satyr und Satyrknaben.

      . Radierung, auf Velin. 26,3:33 cm. Provenienz: Sammlung J. N. Seiler, München, nicht bei Lugt. Literatur: Jentsch 90; Martens 84, III (von III) mit dem Namenszug und der Nummer "90" in der Platte. - Leicht fleckig und mit leichter, recto kaum sichtbarer vertikaler Quetschfalte.. Seit 1780 war Carl Wilhelm Kolbe als Französischlehrer am Philantropin in Dessau tätig. 1781/84 war er zwischenzeitlich als Sekretär und Bibliothekar im Dienst des Ministers von Schulenburg-Kehnert in Berlin. Mit der Auflösung des Dessauer Instituts 1793 entschied sich Kolbe für ein Kunststudium und besuchte die Akademie in Berlin als Schüler von D.N. Chodowiecki (1726-1801) und A.J. Carstens (1754-1798). Bereits 1795 wurde er hier als ordentliches Mitglied aufgenommen. 1798 kehrte er nach Dessau zurück und wurde zum Hofkupferstecher ernannt und als Französisch- und Zeichenlehrer an der Hauptschule eingestellt. Der ursprüngliche Plan, ihn zusammen mit J.F.A. Tischbein (1750-1812) an eine neu zu errichtende Akademie in Dessau zu berufen, scheiterte. Auch nach Gründung der Chalcographischen Gesellschaft fand er dort wegen seiner Eigenwilligkeit kein Tätigkeitsfeld. Der Auftrag für die Gessnersche Buchhandlung, Landschaftsbilder von S. Gessner (1730-1788) zu radieren, hatte zur Folge, daß Kolbe von 1805-1808 in Zürich arbeitete. Danach lebte er, seit 1829 im Ruhestand, bis zu seinem Tod in Dessau.

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        BAMBERG: Gesamtansicht von der Altenburg aus; um 1780, Kupferstich, koloriert, 16x26 cm

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        Karte des Gebietes zwischen Saalfeld, Fulda, Bad Brückenau und Bamberg.

      . Grenzkolorierte Kupferstich von D. A. Hauer bei W. Jaeger, um 1780, 47 x 62 cm.. Blatt 41 der "Carte Topographique d'Allemagne". Zeigt detailliert Teile des Mainlaufs mit Volkach, Schweinfurt, Baunach bis Lichtenfels sowie den Frankenwald.

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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

      Basel: Chretian de Mechal. Very Good. 1780-1784. First. Full tree calf. 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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        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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        DRESDEN: Gesamtansicht; um 1780, Kupferstich, koloriert, selten, 20x30 cm

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        FRAGMENTOS HISTORIALES DE LA ANTIGUEDAD DE MADRID 1780 + ALPHABETA ET CHARACTERES 1596 (COP. MANUS)

      Libreria del Señor Duque de Alcalà - Sevilla. 1780. 132Pág. 32X23. La Obra que ahora presentamos contiene: Fragmentos Historiales de la Antigüedad de Madrid, 23h manuscritas con 16 bellos grabados de Alfabetos con una de Inscriptoria, continua con la copia manuscrita de la Espectacular Obra "Alphabeta Et Charecteres" de Johann Israel de Bry y Johann Theodor de Bry de 1596, con 3h manuscritas y 42 dibujos de alfabetos incluyendo 5 de inscriptorias y finaliza con: Arzobispados y Obispos de España y de las indias orientales y Occidentales y sus sufraganeos en Romance e Latín y una lista Cronologica de los Reyes de España. Encuadernación poco fatigada. Raríssima Obra. Ref 10.2 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Prospectus Domus Regiae concentibus musicis Berolini consecratae e regio regione Palatii Regio. ... Prospect des Königl. Opern- Hausses, gegen den Königl. Palast ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Probst in Augsburg, um 1780, 26,5 x 40,5. Kiewitz 511; Sixt, Guckkasten, K 158: Ernst, Probst, G.B., Nr. 7. - Blick durch die Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden" ( der Betrachter steht etwa auf der Höhe des Denkmals von Friedrich II ) zum Schloß, mittig das Opernhaus, links die Universität, rechts der Opernplatz.

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        "Prospectus domus Regiae concentibus musicis Berolini consecratae versus ecclesiam chatolicam S. Heduigi. - Vista de la casa real de L'Opera hazia la yglesia catolica de S. Heduvige a Berlin".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Remondini, um 1780, 26,5 x 40,5. Kiewitz 512; Sixt, Guckkasten, K 15; Ernst, Bd. 2. Guckkasten, Probst, Nr. 6. - Blick von der Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden" zum Opernhaus, mittig rechts i. Hgr. die St. Hedwigskirche.

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        "Prospectus Domus Regiae concentibus Musicis Berolini consecratae e regione palatii regii - Vista de la casa Real de L'Opera, hazia el palacio real a Berlin".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Remondini, um 1780, 29,2 x 41,5. Kiewitz 511; Ernst, Guckastenblätter Probst (!), Nr. 5. - Blick von der Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden" zum Opernhaus, links die Universität, i. Hgr. das Schloß.

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        Lustgartenseite, "Prospectus arci regiae versus locum ad stationes muntandas destinatum Berolini. - Vista del Palacio Real ..".

      . Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Remondini, um 1780, 28,7 x 41,5. Kiewitz 517; Ernst, Bd. 2, Guckkasten Probst (!), Nr. 3. - Blick vom heutigen Lustgarten zum Schloß.

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        "Prospectus armantarii regii versus arcem principis regis haereditarii Berolini - Vista de L'Arsenal real Hazia el Palacio del principe Hereditario a Berlin".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Remondini, um 1780, 27,5 x 41,5. Kiewitz 508; Ernst, Bd. 2, Guckkasten unter Probst (!), Nr. 3. - Blick vom Lustgarten, links die Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden".

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        TA., Prediger - Kloster, "Prospectus Conventus Ordinis Praedicatorum versus Orientem. Der Prospect oder das Ansehen ..".

      . altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Acad. Imp. in Augsburg, um 1780, 21.5 x 35. Schefold, Bay. Schwaben, Nr. 41033. - Collection des Prospects.

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        A New System of General Geography, in Which the Principles of That Science are Explained; with a View of the Solar System, and of the Seasons of the Year All Over the Globe. Part 1. (all published)

      Edinburgh J. Balfour 1780. VG : in Very good condition. Later tree leather rebind with gilt tooling. Small amount of foxing. Marbled end papers. Map of solar system complete First Edition Tooled leather/gilt cover 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). viii; 356pp. fold out map of Solar System. Part 1 - complete in being the only part published. Together with the Most Essential Parts of the Natural History of the Earth. Includes: Standard measures; geographical terms; mensuration etc of the earth; revolution of teh earth; latitude; longitude; first meridian; degress of longitude; earths annual motion; solar system; comets; celestial globe; old and new stile; terraqueous globe; division into different zones; trade winds; monsoons; sea and land breeze; seasons in torrid zones; temperate zones; frigid zone in America; climate in Norway; Sweden; Lapland; Samoeidia; voyages towards the North; NW Passage; Monthly view of the weather in Hudsons Bay.

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        Des Semis et Plantations des Arbres, et de leur culture; our Méthodes pour Multiplier et Élever les Arbres.

      Desaint, Paris 1780 - Contemporary mottled calf, spine with raised bands in six compartments, ruled in gilt on either side of each band, morocco lettering piece in the second compartment, marbled endpapers An important dendrological work by Duhamel de Monceau, "one of the outstanding botanists of the eighteenth century" (Raphael). In this treatise, among the final works published in his lifetime, Duhamel focusses on tree farming, landscaping, forestry and grafting. First published in 1760, this second edition is not recorded by the usual bibliographies on the subject. The final section includes additions to his "Traite des Arbres." Scarce. For the first edition: Nissen BBI 545; Stafleu & Cowan I, 1545; Johnston 449. Cf. Raphael, An Oak Spring Sylva, 2. 4to. (10 x 7 1/2 inches). Half title, Privilege leaf in the rear. Engraved headpiece vignette, 16 engraved folding plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Voyage to New Guinea, and the Moluccas, from Balambangan : including an Account of Magindano, Sooloo, and other Islands... performed in the Tartar Galley

      London: G. Scott, 1780. Quarto, with 31 engraved maps and plates, many double-page or folding; a very good copy in modern quarter calf. From Balambangan to New Guinea. The second edition of an important and early work on New Guinea, with extensive mapping. Forrest, on the recommendation of Alexander Dalrymple, had pioneered the English East India Company's settlement at the island of Balambangan in Borneo. In 1774 he commanded two English officers and eighteen Malays on a voyage to the Moluccas in a native prahu named the Tartar. He reached as far as Geelvink Bay in western New Guinea, present-day Irian Jaya, on his voyage 'of examination and enquiry rather than of discovery' (Hill). By the time his journey was abandoned at the entreaty of his crew, he had sailed some 4000 miles, returning to Aceh in Sumatra. This was his most famous voyage of exploration, but he also made another important voyage in 1782 when he surveyed the Mergui Archipelago.

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        Reise durch Ireland nebst allgemeinen Beobachtungen über den gegenwärtigen Zustand dieses Reichs in den Jahren 1776, 1777 und 1778 bis zu Ende des Jahres 1779. [Ãœbersetzt von Johann Jacob Volkmann?]. 2 Bände.

      Leipzig, Johann Friedrich Junius, 1780.. 2 Bl., XXX, 605 S., 1; 1 Bl., 355 S., 1 Bl. Mit 20 Falttabellen. Gr.-8° (23 x 14,5 cm). Halbpergament des 20. Jahrhunderts.. Erste deutsche Ausgabe, die englische Originalausgabe erschien ebenfalls 1780 unter dem Titel "Tour in Ireland" . - "Informative(r) und zuverlässige(r) Reisebericht" (Sagarra, Die 'grüne Insel' in der deutschen Reiseliteratur, 185) mit landwirtschaftlichem Schwerpunkt, eine der Hauptquellen für den ersten deutschen Reisebericht von Karl Gottlob Küttner (1785) und die folgenden Reisenden. "Young's accounts of his travels are deservedly among the most famous that the century produced. He is unexcelled in relating personal adventures, in observations of the agricultural situation, and in descriptions of the many friends he met. [...] He was known in England and France as the chief authority on agriculture" (Cox I, 161 zu seinen kontinentalen Reisen). - Band I enthält den Reisebericht, Band II behandelt in systematischen Kapiteln vor allem Handel und Landwirtschaft der bereisten Gebiete mit statistischem Material. - Unbeschnitten. Teils etwas fleckig, beide Titel mit kleinem Stempel. Gutes Exemplar. *Schneider/Sotschek 3749-3750. Engelmann, Bibliotheca geographica, 596. - Vgl. Güntz II, 20. Kress B.340. Goldsmiths 11970.

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        BAMBERG: Gesamtansicht auf einem Gesellenbrief, mit Siegel und Signaturen, am Unterrand große Legende; um 1780, Kupferstich, mit Rahmung, 39x41 cm

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        Constantia Germaniae, vulgo Costnitz. Gesamtansicht von Konstanz aus halber Vogelperspektive. Kupferstich von Daucher nach Merian.

      Um 1780.. Ca. 31 x 34,5 cm. Preis für alle DREI Stiche zusammen !!. Gering faltig, in gutem Zustand. - Am Himmel mit Spruchband, links davon der Reichsadler, rechts das bischöfliche Wappen von Konstanz. Am unteren Rand mit 27 gestochenen Erläuterungen. - Ausserdem ZWEI weitere Stiche anbei: 1.: Historische Szene, darstellend wie Luther 1521 von Worms kommend zwischen Altenstein und Waltershausen auf Anordnung Kurfürst Friedrichs zu Sachsen auf die Wartburg gebracht wird. Kupferstich, ca. 22 x 30,5 cm. 2.: "Des Kurfürsten zu Sachsen Friedrich des Weisen Traum zu Schweinitz, den 31. Oktober 1517." Einige Szenen in einem Bild zusammengefaßt gegen die katholische Kirche und den Ablaß. In der Mitte des Bildes Rom als die Wurzel des Ãœbels, links im Bild die Schloßkirche zu Wittenberg, die Tür, an welche Martin Luther die Thesen gegen den Ablaß heftet, "den 31. October, Anno 1517". Außerdem im Bild "Hus und Hieronijmus verbrannt zu Costwitz, den 30. Mai 1416". Kupferstich, ca. 18 x 31 cm.

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        A Voyage to New Guinea, and the Moluccas, from Balambangan : including an Account of Magindano, Sooloo, and other Islands? performed in the Tartar Galley?

      G. Scott, London 1780 - Quarto, with 31 engraved maps and plates, many double-page or folding; a very good copy in modern quarter calf. From Balambangan to New Guinea. The second edition of an important and early work on New Guinea, with extensive mapping. Forrest, on the recommendation of Alexander Dalrymple, had pioneered the English East India Company's settlement at the island of Balambangan in Borneo. In 1774 he commanded two English officers and eighteen Malays on a voyage to the Moluccas in a native prahu named the Tartar. He reached as far as Geelvink Bay in western New Guinea, present-day Irian Jaya, on his voyage 'of examination and enquiry rather than of discovery' (Hill). By the time his journey was abandoned at the entreaty of his crew, he had sailed some 4000 miles, returning to Aceh in Sumatra. This was his most famous voyage of exploration, but he also made another important voyage in 1782 when he surveyed the Mergui Archipelago.

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        Oeuvres completes. 70 Bde. Kehl, Imprimerie de la Societe Litteraire-Typographique 1784-89. 4to. Ca. 35.000 S. Gestochenes Frontispiz mit der Voltairebüste von Moreau u. 124 Kupfertafeln, davon 17 gestochene Portraits, 14 Kupfer zu den physikalischen Schriften, 44 zu Theaterstücken, 10 zu Henriade, 21 zur Pucelle, 4 zu den Erzählungen, 14 zu den Romanen, insgesamt 93 Kupfer von Moreau le Jeune. Orig.-Halblederbde. d. Zeit mit roten Rückenschildern und dunkelgrünen Bandnummern.

      . . Die berühmteste und schönste aller Voltaire-Ausgaben, splendid gedruckt und ansprechend illustriert. Hier in einem sehr dekorativ gebundenen Exemplar. Die Ausgabe stellte für den bedeutendsten französischen Buchhändler und Zeitungsverleger C. J. Panckouke eine zu große Herausforderung dar. Erst Beaumarchais, der sein gesamtes Vermögen einsetzte, führte das Projekt aus. 160.00 Franken zahlte er an Panckouke für die Abtretung sämtlicher Veröffentlichungsrechte. Für weitere 150.000 frances kaufte er aus der Hinterlassenschaft des berühmten englischen Buchdruckers Baskerville sämtliche Typen und Stanzen, schließlich noch 2 Papierwerke in den Vogesen. Wegen der Zensur in Frankreich wandte sich Beaumarchais an den Markgrafen Karl Friedrich von Baden-Durlach. Am 18.12.1780 erteilte der Markgraf die Erlaubnis zum Bau einer Buchdruckerei, allerdings mit der Einschränkung "Fünftens, daß...nahmentlich die Pucelle d'Orleans, Le Cantique des Cantiques und der Candide in unserer Stadt Kehl nicht gedruckt werden dürften", eine Bedingung, der sich Beaumarchais nicht fügte. Joachim Heinrich Campe schrieb über die Druckerei, die er 1785 besichtigte: "Eine so ansehnliche Druckerei als diese ist, hat, soviel ich weiß, noch nirgends existiert". Tadellos erhalten, so äußerst selten. - Bengesco 2142. - Lewin 564.

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        A Series of Adventures in the Course of a Voyage up the Red-Sea, on the Coasts of Arabia and Egypt and a Route Through the Desarts of Thebais, Hitherto Unknown to the European Traveller. [BOUND WITH] The Triumphs of Temp

      London J. Dodsley 1780 and 1782. G : in Good condition with marbled eps. Cover rubbed with some corner wear. Rebacked and inner hinges strengthened. Neat inscription on fep Second Edition and Third Edition Leather/gilt cover 280mm x 220mm (11" x 9"). xv, 400pp; xii, 166pp+1pp. 3 engraved fold out maps and 3 engraved plates. [Two plates tinted, each comprising two views.]. The appendix to the first work includes two poems entitles 'Ode to the Desart' and 'Ode to the Nile'.

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        A Revolutionary War archive concerning a soldier in the First Troop of Col. Sheldon's famous Light Horse Dragoons

      A Revolutionary War archive concerning a soldier in the First Troop of Col. Sheldon's famous Light Horse Dragoons. This archive consists of four documents?"a pay order and three affidavits for Calvin Green, soldier under Col. Sheldon. Calvin Green enlisted in January 1780. He was killed on April 4, 1782. (1) Pay order, dated November 20th 1782, "secure the payment of twenty pounds ten shillings and nine pence... to Calvin Green/deceased." 7" x 6.75" Slight tear at folds with some toning at fold line. Fine condition.(2) Affidavit, dated September 3, 1782, simply states that "Charles Green... hath been duly appointed Administrator on the Estate of Calvin Green... " 7.75" x 8" Some light staining. Fine condition.(3) Affidavit, Sept 4, 1782 states that "Calvin Green a soldier in the Connecticut line in the Continental Service for the years 1780 & 1781 deceased; and hath never received any any [sic] thing from sd town." 8.25" x 4.25" Toning at

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        Cäsar wird das abgeschlagene Haupt des Pompejus Magnus überbracht.

      . Feder in Braun, grau laviert, mit brauner Feder umrandet, auf Bütten mit Wasserzeichen: CELANO (vgl. Heawood 803). 16,3:23,7 cm.Verso alte Leimspuren. Provenienz: K.H. Saenger, nicht bei Lugt; DA, nicht bei Lugt; Hans Licht, nicht bei Lugt. Vergleichsliteratur: R.J.M. Olson: Italian Drawings 1780 - 1890, New York, The American Federation of Arts, 1980, S. 110-115, mit Abb.. Nach erstem Unterricht bei einem Mönch in der Nähe von Iesi, brachte Kardinal Luigi Ercolani den jungen Künstler nach Rom, wo er in der Schule von D. Conti (gest. 1817) studierte, einem Schüler von P.G. Batoni (1708-1787) und G. Bazzani (um 1690 -1769). In Rom hatte er freundschaftlichen Kontakt zu F. Giani (1758-1823) und T. Minardi (1787-1871). Duranti war ein unglücklicher Mensch, er litt sein Leben lang unter tatsächlichen und eingebildeten Katastrophen und geriet immer wieder in finanzielle Not. Neben seiner zeichnerischen Arbeit war er später auch als Graphiker sowie als Sammler und Händler tätig und hinterließ seiner Heimatstadt, zum Ausgleich von Schulden, eine Sammlung von ca. 300 Gemälden, die heute den Grundstock des dortigen Museums bilden.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Petit n. (J) Charles de Borda, "Carte des Isles Canaries et d'une Partie des Cotes Occidentalis D'Afrique ..".

      . dat. 1780, 57,5 x 85. MCC 74: Broekema, Nr. 25. - Oben links die Titelkartusche. Rechts zahlr. Küstenprofile auch der Kanarischen Inseln. Zeigt die nordwestafrikanische Küste von der Straße von Gibraltar bis Kap Bojador. Mit den Kanarischen Inseln und Madeira.

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        A voyage to New Guinea, and the Moluccas, from Balambangan: including an account of Magindano, Sooloo, and other islands.. performed in the Tartar Galley, belonging to the Honourable East India Company, during the years 1774, 1775, and 1776.. to which is added a vocabulary of the Magindano tongue. 2nd edition.

      London, G. Scott, 1780.4to. Later half calf, spine gilt with red morocco title-label. With engraved portrait, frontispiece, folding general map and 30 finely engraved plates and maps (mostly folding). XXIII,411,(1) pp.* First published in London in 1779. - Thomas Forrest (1729 - ca.1802) was engaged in 1770 in forming the new settlement at Balambangan, an island at the northern tip of Borneo. His expedition in charge of the English East-India Company (1774-1776) to the Moluccas and New Guinea, in pursuance of new sources of trade, was made in the Tartar, a native boat of about ten tons burden, with two English officers and a crew of eighteen Malays. He pushed the exploration as far as Geelvink Bay in New Guinea (further east than any of his company predecessors). The voyage was one of examination and enquiry rather than of exploration, and the additions made to geographical knowledge were corrections of detail rather than startling discoveries, but the tact with which he conducted his intercourse with the natives, and the amount of work done in a small boat, deservedly won him credit as a navigator (Hill p.219). The introduction contains a survey of the voyages made to New Guinea since 1511 and at the end is added a vocabulary of the Magindano language. - 'Erstem genauen Beochter von Neu-Guinea' (Henze II, p.261). - Some foxing and age-browning otherwise a good copy of an important and early work on New Guinea.Hill 623 ; Cox II, p.302; Ruinen C 66; Howgego F60.

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        As Benedict Arnold prepares to take over the command of West Point, including the Connecticut brigades on duty nearby, chaplain Abraham Baldwin, later a Signer of the Constitution, buys a ?Beaver Hat?

      Revolutionary War-dated Manuscript Document Signed ?Abram Baldwin Chaplin,? 1p, 7.75? x 5.5?. Highlands, July10, 1780. On laid paper with light ripple at top edge and dampstain ostensibly occurring before Baldwin signed this note because neither the writing nor the docket on verso are affected. Fine condition.In part ?Recd. Highlands, 10th July 1780 ?" Of Jabez Clark ... One Beaver Hat at Forty Shillings ?" For my use ?" Having paid the above Sum ?" Of this Sign Duplicate. Docketed on verso ?Dup. Ret. Mr. / Baldwin July / 10th 1780 / Paid £2..0..0?From 1777-1783, Abraham Baldwin served as chaplain in the 2nd Connecticut Brigade assigned to garrison duty in the Hudson Highlands which included West Point. They helped secure vital communications along the Hudson River and guard against British invasions. The Middle Department of the Continental Army included the Highlands, the rest of New York south of the Highlands, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. In April 1776, Gen. G

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        Rubens und Familie, bei Lautenmusik um einen Tisch mit Brot, Früchten und Wein sitzend.

      . Schabkunstblatt von J. Watson, London 1780, nach einer Zeichnung von G. Farington, um 1775, nach einem Gemälde von J. Jordaens (Houghton Hall, Petersburg). 55,8:40,7 cm. Wurzbach (Jordaens), p. 772; Heller-Andresen 9; Le Blanc 126. Mit der Adresse von J. Boydell, London. - Entlang der oberen Plattenkante Einriß hinterlegt..

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        Partially printed attractive sight draft signed by rare Constitution signer Nicholas Gilman, as well as Declaration signer Francis Hopkinson

      Interesting international currency exchange document, partially printed, dated June 12, 1780, 1 page, 8.25" x 4", signed by Nicholas Gilman as "Commissioner of the Continental Loan-Office in the State of New Hampshire", and by Francis Hopkinson as Treasurer of Loans. In part: "Each for 36 dollars at five Livres Tournois per dollars...pay to Elias Hasket Derby or Order, Thirty-six Dollars, in One Hundred and Eighty Livres Tournois, for Interest due on Money borrowed by the United States...To the Commissioner...of the United States Treasury of America, at Paris...(signed) F. Hopkinson..., (signed) Nich. Gilman...". Livre tournois was one of several monetary units used in accounting in France from the Middle Ages to the early Modern Age. It was used by several countries as the basis of currency exchange in an attempt to keep currency values stable from country to country and from ruler to ruler.

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        Nouveau Livre De Vases

      Paris: Boucher, 1780. Nouveau Livre de Vases, 3 suites of plates of vases together in 1 volume, engraved throughout, each suite with etched title and 6 plates by Francois Boucher, Boucher fils or J. Houdan. First and last suites cut and mounted, all mounted on stubs, first title lightly soiled. Furstenberg-Schafer copy with book-label on front pastedown. Fine nineteenth century calf, gilt, by Pagnant, spine gilt in compartments, small folio, Paris, [c.1780]. (r37). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Vue de la Maison des Orphelins et ses environs, prise hors de la porte de Strahlow. Dedies a Son Exellence le Marquis de Lucchesini, Chambellan de la Maj. Prussiene.

      . altkol. Kupferstich v. J. ( Johann Georg ) Rosenberg b. Morino & Company, um 1780, 41,5 x 69. Ernst, Rosenberg, J.G., Nr. 18; Kiewitz 1062; Rave, Nr. 1. - Mit Verlegeradresse und Dedication. Hier vorliegend in Braundruck ( diese Variante bei Kiewitz nicht erwähnt ). - Rechts Blick zum Waisenhaus ( ehem. Friedrichshospital ) mit der Waisenhauskirche. Mittig die Waisenbrücke ( auch früher Blocks- bzw. Hospitalbrücke.), dahinter die Inselspeicher Im Vordergrund ein Verladeplatz für Bauholz. Links die Zuckersiederei.

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        Vue d'une partie de la Rue dite la Mauer - Strasse avec L'Eglise de la Trinite. Dediee Son Exellenece Monsieur le Baron de Werder ...

      . kol. Kupferstich n. u. v. J. ( Johann Georg ) Rosenberg b. Morino & Company, um 1780, 42,5 x 70. Ernst, Rosenberg, J.G., Nr. 17; Kiewitz 1054; Rave Nr. 18. - Mit Dedikation und Verlagsanschrift. Der Betrachter steht auf der Mauer-/Ecke Krausenstraße und blickt über die, die Mauerstraße kreuzende, Leipziger Straße hinweg zur Dreifaltigkeitskirche.

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        Passage du Chateau a Le Vielle neuve, avec l'Arsenal, les Palais du Prince Royal, celui du Prince Henri, la Maison d'Opera etc ...

      . kol. Kupferstich n. u. v. J. ( Johann Georg ) Rosenberg b. Morino & Company, dat. 1780, 47,5 x 70,5. Ernst, J. G. Rosenberg, Nr. 5; Kiewitz 1044; Rave, Nr. 14. - Der Betrachter steht vor dem Zeughaus und blickt in die Richtung zum Brandenburger Tor. Rechts die Universität, links das königliche Palais und die Oper.

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        Vue de la Maison des Orphelins et ses environs, prise hors de la porte de Strahlow. Dedies a Son Exellence le Marquis de Lucchesini, Chambellan de la Maj. Prussiene.

      . kol. Kupferstich v. Rosenberg b. Morino & Company, um 1780, 41,5 x 69. Kiewitz 1062; Rave 1; Ernst, J.G. Rosenberg, Nr. 18. - Mit Verlegeradresse und Dedication. - Rechts Blick zum Waisenhaus ( ehem. Friedrichshospital ). Mittig die Waisenbrücke ( auch früher Blocks- bzw. Hospitalbrücke.), dahinter die Inselspeicher I. Vgr. ein Verladeplatz für Bauholz. Links die Zuckersiederei. - Im rechten Rand ein restaurierter Einriß.

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        "Prospectus Domus Regie concentibus Musicis Berolini consecratae e regione palatii regii - Vista de la casa, O Del Teatro de L'Opera, de Berlin en fronte de Palcio Real".

      . Kupferstich b. Remondini, um 1780, 37 x 50. Selten, wie alle großen Kupferstiche bei Remondini. Nicht bei Kiewitz und Ernst. - Blick von der Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden" zum Opernhaus, links die Universität, i. Hgr. das Schloß. I. Vgr. ein eingezäuntes Stück, in dessen Inneren zahlreiche Personen sind. - Dieses Blatt diente als Vorlage für die entsprechenden ital. Guckkastenblätter, oder ist ein Nachstich derselben. - Auf jeden Fall ein seltenes und sehr dek. Blatt. Tadellos erhalten.

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        Kst.- Karte, v. Andre b. Bonne, "Carte de la Nouvelle Zeelande".

      . kol., um 1780, 34 x 23 (H). Frühe Karte von Neuseeland. Mit großer Windrose im Kartenbild, sowie 4 kleinen Nebenkarten von Buchten der Insel. 1) "Carte de Detroit de Cook", 2) "Bay des Isles", 3) "Baye de Tolaga" und 4) "Riviere de la Tamises et de la Baye de Mercure". - Tadeloser Zustand.

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        Atlas et Description minéralogique de la France, Entrepris par ordre du Roi

      32 fine folding engraved plates (of which five are finely hand-colored). xii, 212 pp., one leaf of errata (recto) & approbation (verso). Folio, cont. mottled sheep (some rubbing to extremities), spine gilt, red & green morocco lettering pieces on spine. Paris: Didot l'ainé et al., 1780. First edition, and a fine copy, of the great series of maps which constitute the first geological atlas, compiled by Guettard and his disciple Lavoisier (with the later assistance of Monnet). "These maps, so far as I know, were the first ever constructed to express the superficial distribution of minerals and rocks. The gifted Frenchman [Guettard] who produced them is thus the father of all the national Geological Surveys which have been instituted."-Geikie, The Founders of Geology, p. 115-(& see the entire chapter which is devoted to Guettard and his geological achievements). In 1766 Henri Bertin, Minister and Secretary of State in charge of mining, commissioned a geological survey of France to be compiled by Guettard and his protégé, the young Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. Guettard and Lavoisier had begun collecting field notes for the project as early as 1763, and in 1767 they embarked on a geological tour of the east of France. When Lavoisier returned to Paris he assumed most of the responsibility for supervising the production of the geological maps. By 1770 he and Guettard had overseen the completion of sixteen plates, and by 1777 they had partially completed an almost equal number. According to Lavoisier's own statement, all plates dated 1766 and 1767 were prepared with his assistance. The atlas was to have contained 230 maps in all, but this total was never reached. "Presently the retirement of Guettard and political intrigues intervened, and the project was handed over to Monnet, inspector general of mines, for completion. Monnet added 16 more plates and a long text, publishing the whole as a first part of the atlas. It was issued under the joint authorship of Guettard and Monnet. All of Lavoisier's contributions were ignored, except for the first sixteen plates; the wealth of information that had been gathered was used without his permission. The feature of showing levels of geological strata was due to Lavoisier's initiative, a point Monnet chose to withhold. The former, angered by this treatment, protested bitterly, but to no avail. Monnet became his obstinate enemy, continuing to attack the new chemistry even after Lavoisier's execution... "No further instalments of the mineralogical atlas ever appeared."-Duveen & Klickstein, p. 238 (& see their Supplement, pp. 129-32, which contains additional information regarding the publication history). Fine copy and now quite rare. The green morocco lettering piece on the spine is lettered "I. Partie." Bookplates of E. Bucaille and Frederic Cheron. ❧ D.S.B., V, pp. 577-79. Schuh, Mineralogy & Crystallography: A Biobibliography, 1469 to 1920, 2025-"Rare." .

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        Laguna Veneta.

      1780 - Venice, Furlanetto, 1780. Three sheets conjoined, total 730 by 1360mm. A dramatic map of the environs of Venice, mapping the lagoon that gives the city its unique setting. Two tromp l'oeil scrolls hold an upside-down plan of Venice and an explanation of the map, and an allegorical cartouche holds the dedication to the 'Signori Riformatori dello Studio di Padoa' (Gentleman Reformers of the Study of Padova). MORETTO: Venice, 185, 'first topographic map of the Venetian Lagoon drawn according to modern principles".

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        LIFE AND EXPLOITS OF MANSONG, COMMONLY CALLED Three-finger'd Jack, the terror of Jamaica. With a particular account of the Obi; Being the only true one of the celebrated and fascinating Mischief, so prevalent in the West Indies. On which is founded The popular pantomimical Drama of Obi; or, Thee-fingered jack, Performed at the Theatre-Royal, Haymarket; An accurate Description of which is also added. By William Burdett, Many Years Overseer of a Plantation in Jamaica. Third edition. Price One Shilling.

      60 pages. Engraved frontispiece. Bound in later brown paper wraps, titled by hand. 12mo. Frontispiece and title spotted; else a very good copy of a scarce title, one of many publications about the notorious runaway slave who terrorised the white settlers of Jamaica during the last few months of 1780 until he was hunted down and killed early in1781.

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        O-Tahiti' [in] G?ttingisches Magazin der Wissenschaft und Litteratur

      Johann Christian Dieterich, G?ttingen 1780 - Small octavo, a handsome copy in the original decorative wrappers (thus retaining the publisher's prospectus on the front and rear endpapers), untrimmed; neatly and professionally rebacked, wrappers professionally strengthened. Forster on the spanish visits. A fine copy and now rare: known to O'Reilly & Reitman's exhaustive bibliography as the earliest full publication regarding the Spanish voyages to Tahiti in the 1770s. This is the first issue of the first volume of the G?ttingisches Magazin, the important scientific periodical edited by Georg Forster and Georg Lichtenberg. Included here is Georg Forster's notable contribution on Tahiti, a 36-page essay on the Spanish voyages to Tahiti in the 1770s. This essay is revelatory concerning the continuing interest and expertise of the Forsters regarding the Pacific, beginning as it does with Georg's discussion of how his father had received, in Summer 1778, a Spanish manuscript regarding Tahiti from the Director of the King's Botanical Gardens in Madrid, Don Casimir Gomez Ortega. This would have been of consuming interest to both Forsters, who had spent many months at Tahiti during Cook's second voyage, and who had speculated at length in their printed accounts about reports of Spanish sailors visiting the region between Cook's first and second visits. The work includes some 87 scholarly notes by Forster on the Spanish observations on Tahiti. Such an early report of Spanish activity in the region, which includes Forster's particular notice of the voyages of Don Juan de Langara y Huarte and Don Domingo Buenechea, commanders of two of the three Spanish voyages to the region in the 1770s, is an attractive and conspicuously early reference to Tahiti. Indeed, as O'Reilly & Reitman's bibliography attests, there was almost no contemporary work on the Spanish visits, despite them being a matter of some concern for the British at the time. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Antike Szene mit vor Wut rasendem König, der eine vor ihm kniende Frau an den Haaren zieht; links eine Dienerin, der ein kleines nacktes Kind flehend die Arme entgegenstreckt.

      . Feder in Braun, braun laviert, über Bleistiftskizze, auf Bütten mit undeutl. Wasserzeichen. 22.7:32,2 cm.. Giani lernte in Pavia und Bologna und war 1780 in Rom. Unter dem Einfluß der Werke von Ubaldo Gandolfi, Pompeo Batoni oder Christoph Unterberger sowie durch das Studium der Antike und der älteren Malerei entwickelte er sich zu einem vielbeschäftigten klassizistischen Dekorateur.

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        Fragmente uber Capitain Cooks letze Reise und sein Ende [in] Göttingisches Magazin der Wissenschaften und Litteratur. Herausgegeben von Georg Christoph Lichtenberg und Georg Forster

      Gottingen: bei Johann Christian Dieterich, 1780. 6 parts (Stücke) bound in two volumes, small octavo, with 10 plates (including 5 folding plates: one on blue paper and one folding sheet of music); a fine set in later blue marbled boards, black labels, a little chipped at extremities. Forster on the third voyage and Cook's death. First edition: the entire first series of this very important journal which, among many firsts, includes Georg Forster's important report on Captain Cook, 'the earliest authentic and substantial information concerning Cook's Third Voyage, his discovery of Hawaii, and his death at Kealakekua…' (Forbes). Forster co-edited the Göttingisches Magazin with the Anglophile scholar Lichtenberg, whose own biography of Cook, subsequently published as a separate work, appears here. The importance of this volume to Cook's third voyage is remarkable, including as it does three important biographical studies and an important engraved portrait, as well as the first scientific notice of the natural history of Hawaii (Georg Forster's "Beschreibung des rothen Baumlaufers von der Insul O-Waihi" (pp. 346-51), an ornithological treatise which Forbes notes as 'the earliest scientific notice on any aspect of the natural history of Hawaii'). The set also includes both parts of Georg Forster's extremely early account of Tahiti, in part based on the Spanish voyages to Tahiti in the 1770s, and the most significant of the bare handful of contemporary reports to take notice of the voyages of Don Juan de Langara y Huarte and Don Domingo Buenechea, commanders of two of the three Spanish voyages to the region in the 1770s. The portrait of Cook is after the Dance portrait (first published in 1779) and newly engraved by D. Berger. This is one of the earliest portraits of Cook ever issued: it was preceded, of course, by the Dance/Sherwin original, and by an inferior portrait issued with the Westminster Magazine for January 1780 (known to us because Johann Forster here complains to readers of the Göttingisches Magazin that it was a poor likeness at best). The most significant inclusion is Georg Forster's "fragment" on the life of Cook, the first serious biography ever attempted and the only significant biographical document attempted by one of his fellow voyagers. Prior to Forster's attempt, there had really only been brief newspaper and journal reports, most if not all of which openly plagiarised from each other (even Lichtenberg's effort in one of the earlier issues here is evidently cobbled together from newspaper accounts). Forster's account is a very different proposition. It appeared before the two earliest separately published firsthand narratives of the voyage, those by Rickman and Zimmermann; indeed Zimmermann's book, apparently written at Forster's suggestion, draws upon the Fragmente. That the publication dates from after the return of the Resolution and Discovery in September 1780 is shown by the fact that Forster names Zimmermann and Barthel Lohmann as the two members of the expedition whom he had personally interviewed. As well as reports from these actual participants in the voyage, Forster, who sailed as a naturalist on the second voyage, benefited from his own knowledge of Cook and the Pacific in compiling the Fragmente. After Forster's return to Germany following his involvement in Cook's second voyage, he had continued to take a close interest in Pacific exploration, editing and translating a number of German texts on the subject. He enjoyed a considerable reputation in scholarly circles, and his standing is high today as 'the only man to travel with Cook who embraced the whole critical program of the Enlightenment, and probably the most intelligent and farsighted of them all' (Bernard Smith, in Fisher & Johnston, p. 183). The remaining issues of the Göttingisches Magazin contain a mass of articles of literary, philosophical, musical and scientific interest. Each annual issue contains six parts. Publication lapsed in 1784, but resumed briefly in 1785 when a fourth issue containing just two parts appeared. Although this is a very important source, it is not recorded by Beaglehole, Beddie or Holmes, though the latter makes a passing reference to it, ignoring the Forster essay, in a note about Lichtenberg's life of Cook (44n). As O'Reilly and Reitman point out, given that Forster conducted serious interviews of two men on the voyage, and managed to piece together an authentic narrative of the voyage and the circumstances of Cook's death, it is surprising that this important account does not figure in any bibliography of Cook.

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        Scarce Printing! Speeches of John Hancock alluding to the Declaration of Independence and the new U.S. Constitution and announcing that Congress has passed an act lending the States money to pay the debts they incurred during the Revolutionary War

      John Hancock served as Governor of Massachusetts from October 25, 1780 to February 17, 1785, when he resigned due to illness. Again elected to consecutive one-year terms, he served from May 30, 1787 until his death on October 8, 1793, when he was succeeded as Governor by Lieutenant Governor Samuel Adams.?Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,? pages 3-30 (Evans 22657), with continuous pagination through p. 35 (Evans 22658), 35p, 8? x 12.5?. Boston: [Printed by Thomas Adams, printer to the Honourable General Court, 1790]. Two separate bindings. Fine condition.Comprises:(1) ?Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Together with Messages, &c. of his Excellency the Governour of the said Court: Begun and held at Boston, in the county of Suffolk, on Wednesday the Twenty-sixth day of May, Anno Domini, 1790. His Excellency JOHN HANCOCK, Esq. Governour His Honour SAMUEL ADAMS Esq. Lieutenant Governor.? Numbered pp 3-3

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        A State of the Expedition from Canada, as laid before the House of Commons.

      London: J. Almon, 1780. - 8vo., (8 3/8 x 5 ¼ inches). Fine folding engraved frontispiece map "of the country in which the Army under Lt. General Burgoyne acted in the Campaign of 1777"; and five fine folding engraved maps drawn by Medcalfe and engraved by William Faden, with hand coloring in outline (frontispiece map is separated along one of the folds and browned; others have some spotting and offsetting). Near contemporary speckled calf, the spine in six compartments with five raised bands, red morocco lettering piece in one (rebacked to style). Provenance: Manuscript ownership inscription to front free endpaper: "Wm. Bunch Broome Park 1806." Second edition (first published in the same year). Burgoyne was given command of British troops in Canada in 1777. After successes at Fort Ticonderoga and Fort Edward Burgoyne was overwhelmed by Horatio Gates's forces at Saratoga. His troops suffered a crippling defeat at Bemis Heights at the Battle of Freeman's Farm, surrendering in October 1777. Burgoyne had been so convinced of the success of his venture that he had bet ten pounds that he would be victorious even before leaving Britain. In the event the defeat proved a vital turning point in favor of the Continental army in the War of Independence, giving France the encouragement it needed to join the American effort. Believing his defeat to be the result of lack of support from Generals Howe and Clinton, Burgoyne begged first an audience with the King, and then a court martial in order to clear his name. Eventually Burgoyne's case was heard in the House of Commons, and this is the account of those proceedings: "I read again my orders (I believe for an hundredth time) and I was decided. And I am still convinced that. [nothing]. could have justified me to my country, have saved me from the condemnation of my profession, or produced pardon within my own breast, had I not advanced, and tried a battle with the enemy" (page 15). For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. Bookseller Inventory #72MMS60.

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