The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1782

        Historical Essays on the Lives of Augustus Cæsar; and Lewis XIV : of Cardinals Richelieu and XIMENES; and of William III. of England, and Henry IV. of France: to Which the Prizes Proposed by His Excellency John, Earl of Bucking Hamshire

      Dublin : Printed for Thomas Webb, NO. 25, Skinner-Row 1782 - Physical desc. : [8],247, [1]p. ESTC citation no. : T130291. Subject: Historical fiction, English - Early works to 1800 Very good copy in the original calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked titling, and spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. Minor, generalized wear to the bands and panel edges. Remains uncommonly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong 1 Kg. 247 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      - 1782. Rifa Original de Organo de Ressort y Clave organizado de Diego Evans del siglo XVIII con su respectivo grabado. Curiosidad es que el presente Boleto pertenecio a Prudencio Maria de Berastegui (Verastegui). Raríssimo ejemplar. Ref Lot. 7. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
 2.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      - Madrid, Antonio de Sancha, 1782, 4º holandesa, XVI+387+XLVIII+ 1 grabado plegado

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
 3.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      John Wilkie for the Company of Stationers, London 1782 - 16mo. (4" x 2 1/8"), 4p. Printed in red and black. In a beautiful binding of full red straight-grained morocco with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spine and covers with densely gilt ornamentation Goldsmith miniature almanacks for other years, 1681-1840, are listed in Welsh 3090-3094 and Spielmann 167-170B. matching slipcase that has darkened [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Folio A.B.A.A.]
 4.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Autograph musical manuscript signed of the Sonata in Eb Major for solo keyboard. Complete. No date, but ca. 1782 or later

      - The present manuscript is Viotti's arrangement of his Sonata for Violin and Bass (Giazotto no. 36), composed in Paris in 1782. While there are published editions of the version for violin and bass (see RISM V1940- V1946), there do not appear to be any published editions of this version for keyboard. A highly distinguished Italian violinist and composer, Viotti is regarded as "the most influential violinist between Tartini and Paganini and the last great representative of the Italian tradition stemming from Corelli. He is considered the founder of the ‘modern’ (19th- century) French school of violin playing, and his compositions, among the finest examples of Classical violin music, exerted a strong influence on 19th-century violin style." Chappell White in Grove online [1] (title), [2]-[8] pp. Folio (ca. 300 x 230 mm.). Unbound. Notated in ink on 16-stave music manuscript paper. The work is in three movements, the first, marked "Allegro," in 82 measures; the second 70 measures; and the third, marked "Rondeau Allegretto," in 210 measures. 14 measures cancelled. Overpaste corrections to a total of 10 measures, with several additional corrections.

 5.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        A Still Life with Grapes and Plums

      - Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os, the Younger (Dutch, 1782-1861) A Still Life with Grapes and Plums Signed "G.J.J. v. Os" lower right Oil on canvas; 10” x 7 ¾” canvas size; 16 1/2” x 14 1/2” framed. Georgius van Os, a native of The Hague, was part of a very successful Dutch family of artists. The dynasty of artists was started by his father, Jan van Os (1744-1808), and included his brother Pieter Gerardus van Os (1776-1839), a painter and etcher, and his sister Maria Margaretha van Os (1780-1892), a still life and botanical painter. Georgius Jacobus Johannes van Os studied with his father and, like him, preferred to paint flower and fruit pieces, although he never neglected the landscape genre. Working in Amsterdam, his first important works were the detailed drawings of flowers and plants that were used to illustrate Jan Kops's Flora Batava (1800-22). In 1809 he won the first prize of the Felix Meritis Society in Amsterdam with a watercolor still life painting, after which he devoted himself exclusively to the painting of the genre of still life. The Paris Salon awarded him the gold medal in 1812. He later settled in Paris in 1826, where he worked at the Sèvres porcelain factory. This charming original oil on canvas is a splendid small study that exemplifies the van Os style of painting and is a thoughtful and romanticized interpretation of grapes and plums painted with great attention to its subjects. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
 6.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Memoires sur la vie et les ouvrages de M. Turgot, Ministre d'Etat.

      Philadelphie, [Paris, Barrois l'aine], 1782.. 2 tomes relies en un volume in-8, plein veau marbre de l'epoque, dos lisse orne de compartiments fleuronnes et cloisonnes, tranches marbrees (mors fendus), viii, 148 p. et 268 p. (2) p. de "Supplement a l'errata". Edition originale. "Rediges a la demande de la famille de son ami [Turgot] pour servir a l'eloge que Du Puy devait prononcer a l'Academie des Inscriptions et a la biographie que preparait Condorcet (...), ces memoires contribuerent a faire comprendre la grandeur de l'oeuvre concue par Turgot. Encore aujourd'hui, ils constituent le meilleur document sur l'administration de l'illustre ministre et sur l'etat des finances dans les premieres annees du regne de Louis XVI" (Schelle, p. 212-213). (Goldsmiths, 12250. Kress, B.459. Schelle, 'Dupont de Nemours', p. 409. Manque a Einaudi). Grand ex-libris grave de l'epoque (non identifie) et cachet sur le premier titre..

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hatchuel]
 7.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V. with a View of the Progress of Society in Europe from the Subversion of the Roman Empire to the beginning of the Sixteenth Century.

      London: W. Sreahan, T. Cadell and Edinburgh: J. Balfour A New edition 1782. - In four volumes, Vol. I, xv+372 pp. frontispiece portrait of the author, Vol. II, 376 pp. frontispiece, Vol. III, 460 pp. frontispiece, Vol. IV, 335 pp.+index and frontispiece. Bears the bookplate of Henry Savage Yeames, a contemporary diplomat whose papers are in the Public Record Office London. Full polished calf, six panelled spine with original spine labels and highly decorative gilt design, some minor scuffing, edgewear, corners bumped, gilding has minor fading here and there but is otherwise in quite fresh condition given its age, some scattered foxing in vol III internally very bright, tight and clean, a handsome set of a classic text.

      [Bookseller: Saintfield Antiques & Fine Books]
 8.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Voyage pittoresque de la Grèce. Tome premier.

      Paris, 1782. - Large folio. (IV)+XVI+(I: half title)+204+(1) text pp. + engraved title/frontisp., 2 engr. fold. maps, 126 engr. plates (incl. 22 maps) on 100 leaves by Berthaut, Choffard, Delignon & others after Choiseul-Gouffier, J. B. Hilaire & Moreau; engr. head & tail-pieces. Hardcover. Contemp. half calf, gilt ribbed spine with 2 morocco title labels; marbled endpapers. (Covers sl. rubbed, corners sl. bumped; vague waterstain in lower margin towards the end; 4 plates sl. browned; overall a very well preserved, clean copy). * Vol. 1 (of 3), but complete in itself (vols. 2 & 3 were publ. in 1809 & 1822). - First edition, first (and finest) issue of the 'Tome premier' of this sumptuous work on Greece (ref.: Brunet I 1847). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
 9.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        LE MANUEL DES DAMES DE CHARITE, ou formules de médicaments faciles à préparer, dressées en faveur des personnes charitables, qui distribuent des remedes aux pauvres dans les villes & dans les campagnes ; Avec des remarques pour faciliter la juste application des remedes qui y sont contenus. Un traité abrégé de la saignée, et un extrait de plusieurs remedes choisis, tirés des EPHEMERIDES D'ALLEMAGNE. Sixième édition, Revue, corrigée & augmentée de la description des maladies.

      - Rouen, La veuf de P. Dumesnil / Labbey, 1782, 11x17. Reliure en pleine basane marron. Dos à 5 nerfs, avec pièce de titre claire. De plus, le dos est richement décoré de motifs dorés. Tranches rouges. La première page de titre a été découpée à sa moitié supérieure, vraisemblement elle portait une note manuscrite. Sinon intérieur très frais, sans rousseurs. Quelques traces d'usage sur les coins et manques sur l'un des plats (envoi de photos sur demande). RARE.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
 10.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        The Two Speeches of Henry Flood, Esq. on the Repeal of the Declaratory Act of the sixth of George I; To which are added, Lord Abingdon's Bill for a Declaration of Right over all the Dependencies of Great Britain, brought into the House of Lords, on the 5th of July, 1782; and His Lordsdhip's Speech Thereupon

      Dublin: Printed by J. Chambers. 1782. First. First edition. Octavo. 36pp. Disbound and stitched. Two light small stains at the top corners, very good. A very scarce pamphlet by Henry Flood. OCLC locates only one copy. Adams 82-36; ESTC T179881. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 11.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  

        Adele et Theodore, ou Lettres sur l'Education; contenant tous les principes relatifs aux trios differens plans d'education des Princes, des jeunes personnes, & des hommes

      Paris: M. Lambert & F. J. Baudouin, 1782 First edition of this treatise on education, inspired by the ideas of Rousseau, cloaked in the guise of an epistolary novel. Though it has been often reprinted, the first edition is uncommon. Contemporary tree calf, gilt flat spines with red and brown morocco labels, edges sprinkled red. Three volumes, twelemo. . Some joints neatly repaired. A very good copy, complete with half-titles in Volumes I and II. Madame de Genlis (1746-1830) was born of a noble but impoverished Burgundian family. At the age of six she was received as a canoness into the noble chapter of Alix near Lyons, with the title of Madame la Comtesse de Lancy, taken from the town of Bourbon-Lancy. She was educated entirely at home. After she grew up, she married Charles Brillart de Genlis, marquis de Sillery, and she became determined to remedy her incomplete education and to satisfy her thirst for knowledge. Through the influence of her aunt, Madame de Montesson, who had been clandestinely married to the Duke of Orleans, she entered the Palais Royal as lady-in-waiting to the Duchess of Chartres (1770). She became governess to the daughters of the family, a role she took with great seriousness. She developed a number of ingenious educational theories, which she explained in several works, including Théatre d'education, Annales de la vertu, and the present work. She anticipated many modern methods of teaching. History was taught with the help of magic lantern slides, and botany was taught by a practical botanist during their walks. She was influenced by the educational theories of Rousseau, and she in turn influenced the Edgeworths.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
 12.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


      - Londres, 1782, 10x17, deux volumes. Reliure en plein veau. Dos lisse, orné de motifs fleuraux dorés. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Filet sur les coupes. Tranches marbrées. Édition parue l'année de l'originale. Bel exemplaire, sans rousseurs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
 13.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Reflexiones imparciales sobre la humanidad de los españoles en las Indias, contra los pretendidos filósofos y políticos. Para ilustrar las historias de MM. Raynal y Robertson. Escritas en italiano por., y traducidas con algunas notas por D. Pedro Varela y Ulloa.

      - M., Joachin Ibarra, 1782, 20’5 x 14’5 cm., perg. con un pequeño roto en el lomo, 2 h. + LII + 315 págs. (1ª edición española, traducción de la publicada en Venecia dos años antes. Esta edición española incluye un prólogo del traductor en donde se argumenta la forma de la colonización española en América y que las atrocidades cometidas fueron menores que las de otras naciones europeas. La obra es una defensa de la acción española en la colonización para contrarrestar las denuncias de malos tratos efectuada por otros autores como Robertson o Raynal; Concluye Nuix afirmando que las malas conductas fueron cometidas por particulares que luego fueron castigados por el Gobierno español). COLONIZACIÓN AMÉRICA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
 14.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Instrumentarium chirurgicum militare Austriacum.

      (Wien), Schmidt, 1782.. Folio, circa 47 x 31,5 cm. Kupfertitel, gest. Widmung, 5 Bll., 160 SS., 4 Vignetten, 67 Kupfertafeln Leder d. Zt. (Rücken erneuert). Waller 1406; Josephin. Bibl. Wien 94. - Prachtvoll ausgestattetes Werk mit mehr als 600 Abbildungen von medizinischen Intsrumenten in Originalgröße. Brambilla (1728 - 1800) war Leibarzt Kaiser Josephs und begründete das Josephinum, die Medizinisch-Chirurgische Akademie in Wien. Als Leiter des militärischen Sanitätswesens erfand er selbst mehrere Instrumente, die in diesem Werk vorgestellt werden. - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, teils etwas fleckig, Tafeln meist sauber. Einband berieben, am Rücken erneuert. - Kein Versand in die Schweiz!.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
 15.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        Cronica de don Pedro Niño, conde de Buelna. La publica don Eugenio Llaguno Amirola. GONZÁLEZ DE CLAVIJO, Ruy. Historia del Gran Tamorlán. RODRÍGUEZ DE CUENCA, Juan. Sumario de los Reyes de España

      Antonio de Sancha, Madrid 1782 - Los tres en un mismo volumen. Piel de época, lomo cuajado de adornos dorados, tejuelos. Forman parte de la "Colección de Crónicas y Memorias de los Reyes de Castilla" de Sancha. Buen ejemplar, muy limpio, con su encuadernación original. Palau, 73771

      [Bookseller: Delirium Books · Susana Bardón]
 16.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        SOINS FACILES POUR LA PROPRETE DE LA BOUCHE, ET POUR LA CONSERVATION DES DENTS. Suivis DE L'ART DE SOIGNER LES PIEDS, contenant un traité sur les Cors, Verrues, Durillons, Oignons, Engelures, les accidens des Ongles & leur difformité.

      - Lausanne, Mourer, 1782. 14x22,5 cm. 150 pages. Papier non ébarbé (Cet ouvrage était manifestement conservé en reliure d'attente depuis le XVIIIème siècle). Reliure moderne en plein parchemin à rabats, fermée par deux rubans. Dos lisse portant le titre "Soins de la bouche." calligraphié à l'encre noire. Quelques minimes rousseurs et petites mouillures dans les marges de certains feuillets, sinon ouvrage propre et de bonne présentation. RARE. Bourdet était un célèbre spécialiste de l'art dentaire et un des premiers à pratiquer l'orthodontie.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
 17.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Paris: chez Bance et Schroth, editeurs, rue du Mail, No. 5. A rare lithograph of a bouquet of tulips after a painting by Pierre-Joseph Redouté. Pierre-Joseph Redouté was one of the world's great flower painters. Born into a family that had been painters for at least two generations, Redouté went to Paris in 1782 with his brother where they worked as scene painters for the Théâtre italien. Redouté painted flowers in his spare time. The search for subjects led him to the Jardin du Roi and eventually Gerard van Spaendonck who made him an assistant. While at the Jardin du Roi, Redouté came to know Charles-Louis L'Heritier, an amateur botanist and writer of independent means. He gave Redouté a full time job as an illustrator, instructing him in plant anatomy. Redouté's "functional" understanding of plants contributed greatly to the clarity of his depictions. But it was Redouté's work in stipple engraving and colour printing that was to be of the greatest importance. Stippling and the application of two or three colour inks to one plate were engraving innovations that Redouté brought to French printmaking, and which he perfected in his masterpiece Les Liliacées . Redouté's talents as a flower painter are magnificently exemplified in this stunning bouquet of tulips. Since the majority of Redouté's work was executed in stipple, this superb lithograph is a fascinating and rare print. It is not only a lovely example of early lithography but also a magnificent example of Redouté's delicate painting. Beautifully hand-coloured lithograph. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition. A tiny tear in the bottom right corner of the sheet.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
 18.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Nye Sundheds-Tidende. For Aaret 1782-1783. (Det udk.).

      . Kbhvn. 1782-83. (8) + 8 + 688; (8) + 528 s. Rent og paent eksemplar indbundet i smukt samtidigt halvlaeder med smuk og rig rygforgyldning. * Interessant og underholdende tidsskrift, der giver et indblik i datidens syn pa sundhed, sygdom og kostvaner og en anvisning til at leve sundt. Tode [1736-1806], der har et omfattende forfatterskab bag sig, bade videnskabeligt og skönlitteraert, giver her et kritisk indblik i datidens syn pa sundhed, sygdom og kostvaner.<br>Bibl. Dan. I, 754. Tidligere udkom "Sundhedstidende", 1.-3. argang 1778-81..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
 19.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        Bertoldino et Cacasenno.

      Pietro Pinolato 1782 - - Pietro Pinolato, Venezia (Venise) 1782, in 8 (18,5x10,5cm), xii. 396pp., Un Vol. relié. - Première édition. Impression soignée sur papier fin. Illustrée de 20 gravures sur bois dans un goût populaire et fruste, un portrait en médaillon et un frontispice (taille douce). L'originale date de 1606. Demi Veau glacé marine fin XIXe , dos à nerfs orné de 5 fleurons. L'exemplaire, d'une parfaite blancheur, semble avoir été lavé. Giulio Cesare Croce (1550-1609), né dans la province de Bologne, est issu d'une famille pauvre , il fit des études de médecine puis se lança dans la carrière des lettres, puis mourut pauvre. Bertoldino et cacasenno sont deux personnages emblématiques et extrèmement populaires de l'Italie, ils sont devenus des types , Bertoldino est un caractère rusé et roublard, qui s'oppose à la simplicité et à la rusticité de Cacasenno. Les deux compères sont ainsi (à l'instar de Dom Quichotte) devenus plus célèbres que le livre dont ils sont issus. On en fit un opéra à la fin du XVIIIe avec un livret de Goldoni. xii. 396pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 20.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      Paris Didot L'Aine 1782 - 12mo 13x8 cms, full French red morocco. 188 pages. Condition good. WITH A SPLENDID INSCRIPTION ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER- TAKEN FROM THE PALACE AT MADRID 14th AUGUST 1812. THE DAY ON WHICH MY BRIGADE ENTERED THAT CAPITAL. MY BIRTH DAY. W.W. also with a tipped in note, rather illegible, to the effect that this honourable soldier had died of the liver in September 1812. A SOLDIER'S MEMENTO OF THE PENINSULAR WAR [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Russell, ABA, ILAB, est 1978]
 21.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Versuch eines systematischen Verzeichnisses der Schriften und Abhandlungen vom Eisen, als Gegenstand des Naturforschers, Berg- und Hüttenmanns, Künstlers und Handwerkers, Kaufmanns, Staatschaushälters und Gesetzgebers.

      - 6 p.l., 87, [4] pp. 8vo, attractive mottled calf-backed speckled boards, uncut, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Berlin: G.J. Decker, 1782. First edition of this rare and valuable bibliography of iron and steel; according to Besterman, it is the earliest bibliography on these subjects and describes about 400 books. "Ein mit Fleiss gesammeltes und ziemlich vollständiges Verzeichniss einzelner Schriften so wohl als in grösseren und gemischten Werken befindlicher Abhandlungen über das Eisen."&#150;Petzholdt, p. 566. Fine uncut copy. ? Besterman 3184-85. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
 22.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Johanneskirche in Niederlahnstein, im Hintergrund Kapelle und Stolzenfels.

      . Bleistift, auf gelblichem Velin, rechts unten Nachlaßstempel. 23,2:28,8 cm.. Sohn des Koblenzer Architekten Ferdinand Jakob Nebel (1782-1860) und nach einer Ausbildung an der Bauschule in Karlsruhe ebenfalls als Architekt tätig. Hermann Nebel bereiste Tirol, Österreich, Ungarn und Böhmen. Nach kurzem Besuch der Berliner Akademie erhielt er 1840 die große akad. Medaille für höhere Architektur. Anschließend unternahm er Reisen nach Dänemark, Schweden, Norwegen, Paris, England, Belgien und Flandern; vier Jahre Aufenthalt in Italien, Griechenland und Südfrankreich. Seit 1847 war er Stadtbaurat in Koblenz.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
 23.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        El pintor christiano, y erudito, ó tratado de los errores que suelen cometerse freqüentemente en pintar, y esculpir las Imágenes Sagradas. Dividido en ocho libros, con un apéndice. Obra útil para los que se dedican al estudio de la Sagrada Escritura, y de

      D. Joaquín Ibarra, Madrid 1782 - 16x22 XX+484pp.VII+533pp. Impresor de Cámara de S. M. Arte,Pintura Libro

      [Bookseller: Librería Salambó]
 24.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Mémoire sur l'Ancienne Ville de Tauroentum.Histoire de la Ville de La Ciotat.Mémoire sur le Port de Marseille.- Dissertation sur la Liberté de l'Homme.- Le Compilateur Universel.

      Leclerc Aîné, Jean Mossy., Avignon, Paris et Marseille 1782 - 5 textes reliés en 1 volume in-12 ( 180x115 mm ).240, 166, 84 pages.- Mémoire sur l'ancienne ville de Taureentum. Histoire de la Ville de La Ciotat. Mémoire sur le port de Marseille.240 pages.1 planche hors-texte dépliante ( Port de Tauroentum - Plan géométral de Tauroentum.Titre. Préface. Mémoire sur l'Ancienne Ville de Tautoentum.Avertissement. Histoire de la Ville de La Ciotat. Notice sur les anciens Bourgs de Cassis & Ceireste.Lettre de M. Grosson.Avertissement.mémoire sur le Port de Marseille.Addition.Relié à la suite : - DE LA LUZERNE, César-Guillaume.Dissertation sur la Liberté de l'Homme.A Langres chez Laurent-Bournot, 1808.166 pages.Présence de galeries de vers avec atteinte au texte en marge basse.Exposition de la question sur la liberté.Preuves de la liberté par l'activité de l'ame.Preuve de la liberté par le sens intime de tous les hommes.Preuves de la liberté par l'expérience.Preuve de la liberté par l'ordre moral.Preuve de la liberté par l'ordre social.Relié à la suite : - Le Compilateur Universel.84 pages.Description de la Gaule, Moeurs et usages de ses habitans.France.Connaissance exacte de la ville de Paris. Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, Rouen. Découvertes des Navigateurs.Principales rivières de l'Europe et de la France en particulier.Description des principales Montagnes et des Volcans les plus remarquables de l'Univers. Descrition des Mers. Franklin. Notions de Physique, d'Astronomie, sur les différentes religions, de Géographie.Vie de Jules César, de Néron, etc.Avec Gravures in texte. Ciotat.

      [Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET]
 25.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        SAMMELBAND. m. 6 kl. Schriften.

      . Kl.-8°. Dekorativer, marmor. d. Zt. m. Tit. ('Seltenheiten') auf mont. Papierschi. u. reichen Verz. in Goldpräg. auf Rü., Kleisterpapierbezug u. umseit. Rotschnitt. Einbd. an den Rü.kanten etw. abgerieben; Sign. v. alter Hd. auf vord. Spiegel; erstes Titelbl. etw. fingerfl., ansonsten im Text kaum abgegriffen u. durchgeh. wenig gebräunt; hint. Spiegel gestemp.. Interessanter Sammelband mit nur selten nachzuweisenden Schriften vorwiegend polemischen Inhaltes: - (V)[ELTHUSEN, Johann Caspar]. Brief an einen Minister über das patriotische Verlangen nach einer Vereinigung der drey Hauptreligionsparteyen in Deutschland. Eine Heerde und Ein Hirt. (H)[elmstedt], ohne Vlg. 1782. 28 S. (einschl. Tit.). - Holz./Boh. I, 7478. Fingierter Brief an einen ungenannten Minister, verfasst durch den Pfarrer, Theologieprofessor und Generalsuperintendenten Johann Kaspar Velthusen (1740-1814). In Helmstedt war V. ab 1778 tätig, nachdem er einem Ruf an die dortige Universität gefolgt war. Ebda. wurde er durch Karl I. Herzog v. Braunschweig zum Generalsuperintendenten ernannt, was in ermächtigte Verbesserungen im Kirchen- und Schulwesen direkt beim Herzog in Vorschlag zu bringen. (vgl. dazu Bautz XXVII, 1433-1437 u. ADB XXXIX, 597-598). - Allgemeines Glaubensbekenntniß aller Religionen. (Dem gesunden Menschenverstande gewiedmet). 1784. 4 ungez. Bll. (einschl. Tit.). - Nicht bei Holz./Boh. Überaus seltene, in den dt.sprach. Bibliotheken nicht nachweisbare Schrift, deren Zensurierung die Kirche offenbar betrieb, da Papst Pius VI. (1717-1799) mit einer Gegenschrift im selben Jahr reagierte (Damnatio, et prohibitio Libelli Germanico idiomate editi, cui titulus 'Allgemeines Glaubensbekenntiss aller Religionen 1784 Dem gesunden Menschenverstande gewiedmet: Latine vero Universalis professio fidei omnium religionum 1784 sano hominis intellectui dicata'). Papst Pius VI. konnte sich auf politischem Gebiet "im Abwehrkampf gegen die staatskirchlichen Ansprüche des aufgeklärten Absolutismus, die episkopalistischen und jansenistischen Strömungen der Zeit, gegen die Freimaurer und die Auswirkungen der Französischen Revolution nur wenig behaupten. Den staatskirchlichen Reformeifer Josephs II. ..zu dem uneingeschränkte religiöse Toleranz, die Beschneidung päpstlicher Eingriffe in die geistl. Sphäre sowie die allgemeine Unterwerfung der Kirche unter dem Staat zählte, vermochte P. selbst durch eine Reise nach Wien (1782) nicht zu mäßigen." (vgl. dazu Bautz VII, 667-670). - [BLUMAUER, Johann Alois]. Glaubensbekänntniss eines nach Wahrheit ringenden Mannes. Herrenhuth [d.i. Wien], o. Vlg. 1782. 29(1) S. (einschl. Tit.). - Wolfstieg 22922; Hol./Boh. II, 7541. Freimaurerisches Glaubenbekenntnis in Gedichtform ('Zwo Kraefte sind es, die die Menschen lenken') des österreichischen Schriftstellers Alois Blumauer (1755-1798). B. schloß sich 1781 der durch Iganz von Born gegründeten Loge 'Zur wahren Eintracht' an. B.s schriftstellerische Tätigkeit war äußerst vielseitig. 1785 gab er auch das 'Journal für Freimaurer' heraus. (Vgl. dazu Czeike I, 403f.). - [FEZER, Johann Jakob]. Freymüthige Bemerkungen über das Verbrechen und die Strafe des Garde-Obristlieutnant Szekely. Von einem Freund der Wahrheit. Ohne Ort u. Vlg. [Wucherer] 1786. XXII S. (einschl. Tit.). - Holz./Boh. I, 5292. Fezer schrieb dieses anonyme Pamphlet im Auftrag des Verlegers Wucherer, der diesen 'cause celebre' der josephinischen Rechtssprechnung, in welchem dem Gardeobristenleutnant Frhr. Ladislaus Szekely schwere Veruntreuung vorgeworfen wurde, in voller Breite publizistisch und literarisch auszuschlachten versuchte. "...die Szekely-Broschüre Fezers (wird) eines der wichtigsten Dokumente der Oppositionsliteratur des josephinischen Jahrzehnts" (Vgl. dazu. Bodi, Tauwetter in Wien. Ss. 283-288). - [PAULSEN, Nikolaus]. Bordelle sind in Wien nothwendig. Herr Hofrat von Sonnenfels mag dagegen auf seinem Katheder predigen, was er will. Ohne Ort [Wien], ohne Vlg. 1786. 31(1) S. (einschl. Tit.). - Nicht bei Holz./Boh. Lt. Wr. Stadtbibliothek verfasst durch Nikolaus PAULSEN. Unter Joseph II wurde Prostitution erstmals in der Rechtsgeschichte unter Strafe gestellt. In vorlieg. Schrift spricht sich der Autor gegen die Verurteilung von Freudenhäusern durch den Staatsrat Joseph v. Sonnenfels (1735-1806) aus. - [HOFFMANN, Leopold Alois]. Predigt vom Portiunkulaablaß gehalten von einem Pfarrherrn der Passauer Diöces. Hgg. v. L. A. Hoffmann. Wien u. Prag, J. F. v. Schönfeld 1782. Tit., 38 S. - Holz./Boh. VII, 8128. Von dem Schriftsteller, Aufklärer u. Freimaurer Leopold Alois Hoffmann (1760-1806) herausgegebene und wohl auch diesem zuzuschreibenden Schrift in Predigtform gegen den Portiunkulaablass, der am 2. August in Kirchen des Franziskanerordens als vollkommener Ablass gewonnen werden kann. H. wurde v.a. bekannt durch ebda. herausgegebenen 'Wöchentlichen Wahrheiten für und über die Prediger in Wien'; diese Predigtkritiken zählten zu den wichtigsten Erscheinungen der österr. Aufklärungsprosa. 1791 erhielt H. einen Lehrstuhl in Wien; um diese Zeit entwickelte er sich zum fanatischen Reaktionär u. verfasste politische u. religiöse Schriften, in denen er sich gegen alle revolutionsverdächtigen Elemente wandte.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
 26.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  

        Sátira contra los vicios introducidos en la poesia castellana ?.

      Madrid, Joachin Ibarra, 1782. - (1 l.), 34 pp. 4°, disbound. Very minor soiling to first and last leaves. In fine condition. ---- FIRST EDITION of a work in verse that earned a prize from the Real Academia Española in 1782. Forner y Sagarra (1756-1797), a satirist and literary critic, was notorious for such works as @El asno erudito, in which he attacked Iriarte's insensitive ear and pedestrian imagination. His satires became so harsh that three years after the @Sátira appeared he was forbidden to publish any more works in the genre. Ward notes: "Forner concludes that the Spanish language is not actually dead, but merely swooning from a loss of blood" (@Oxford Companion to Spanish Literature p. 216).---- Palau 93673. Aguilar Piñal III, 4271. Not in Ruiz Lasala. NUC: DLC, MnU, NIC, CU, CoU, NjP, OOxM, TxLT. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
 27.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      London: for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1782-88. 6 volumes. AN IMPORTANT COPY. Volumes 1-3 are very early issues, volumes 4-6 are first issues of the first editions. A COPY WITH VERY FINE PROVENANCE having come from the library of Mr. Justice Day and subsequently from the library of The Honorable Michael Foot, renown member of the British House of Commons and one of the most important English politicians of the last century. Mr. Foot&#146;s ownership signature is found on the verso of the front free-fly. The date of the signature is also affixed in his hand--May 1977, when he was leader of the House of Commons and deputy leader of the party. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and 3 engraved maps, two of which are quite large and folding. With all half-titles. Large 4to, in very fine contemporary bindings of crushed full green morocco, the covers framed with gilt rules and with gilt ruled edges, the spines with handsome double-gilt rules on flat bands, one compartment titled in gilt letters, a second with volume numbers in gilt, with beautifully marbled endpapers and free-flys. With engraved bookplate of Mr. Justice Day, most likely Justice Robert Day (1746-1841), Member of the Grand Jury, who had helped to obtain a free Parliament in Ireland, and Unionist proponent of the Kerry Declaration. This set of Gibbon&#146;s great work was subsequently owned by Michael Foot who became Lord President of the Council and leader of the House of Commons when James Callaghan took over leadership of the British Labor Party. <br> Mr. Foot led the left-wing opposition to Harold Wilson but in 1974 joined the government as secretary of state for employment. When Wilson retired in 1976, Mr. Foot became deputy leader of the party and leader of the House of Commons. &#147;I have been on the left of the party since I joined it in about 1934, and I have not seen much reason for altering,&#148; he said in 1976. After the disastrous 1983 election, he returned to the back benches and retired in 1992. <br> As much a man of letters as a politician &#151; The Times of London once described his writing as &#147;neat, economical and muscular&#148; &#151; he wrote many books, including a two-volume biography of Mr. Bevan, &#147;Another Heart and Other Pulses: The Alternative to the Thatcher Society&#148; (1984), &#147;The Politics of Paradise: A Vindication of Byron&#148; (1988) and &#147;H.G.: The History of Mr. Wells&#148; (1995).<br> &#147;He knew &#151; as I knew, which is why I counseled him against doing it &#151; that he was letting himself into purgatory in becoming leader of the Labour Party in its darkest, grimmest hour,&#148; Mr. Kinnock said [of him]. &#147;But if he hadn&#146;t done it, I don&#146;t think Labour would have survived as a political force.&#148; vii, [13], 704; [iix], 640; [vi], 640; viii, [8]; 620; [viii], 684; [x], 646, general index, pp. A fine and very handsome set, beautifully preserved and internally still crisp and unusually clean and fresh. AN IMPORTANT AND EARLY ISSUANCE OF THE GREATEST HISTORICAL WORK EVER UNDERTAKEN, A COPY IN RARELY ENCOUNTERED &#147;PRESENTATION&#148; BINDINGS OF FULL GREEN DELUXE CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO AND A COPY WITH FINE PROVENANCE. Volumes four through six are first editions, the first three volumes being very early printings. As the first volume was printed in a first edition of only 1000 copies (the original plan was for only 500), it is rare to find complete sets of first editions. The success of the work was immediate. "I am at a loss," Gibbon wrote, "how to describe the success of the work without betraying the vanity of the writer. The first impression was exhausted in a few days; a second and third edition were scarcely adequate to the demand, and the bookseller&#39;s property was twice invaded by the pyrates of Dublin. My book was on every table, and almost on every toilette...." Publication of this grand work placed Gibbon at the "very head of the literary tribe" in Europe, according to Adam Smith.<br> "For twenty-two years Gibbon was a prodigy of steady and arduous application. His investigations extended over almost the whole range of intellectual activity for nearly fifteen-hundred years. And so thorough were his methods that the laborious investigations of German scholarship, the keen criticisms of theological zeal, and the steady researches of (two) centuries have brought to light very few important errors in the results of his labors. But it is not merely the learning of his work, learned as it is, that gives it character as a history. It is also that ingenious skill by which the vast erudition, the boundless range, the infinite variety, and the gorgeous magnificence of the details are all wrought together in a symmetrical whole. It is still entitled to be esteemed as the greatest historical work ever written" (Adams, Manual of Historical Literature, pp. 146-147).<br> &#145;Justice Robert Day (1746-1841) was the outstanding politico-judicial figure of Kerry at the turn of the nineteenth century. Born at Lohercannon, outside Tralee, he was the outstanding Dublin Kerryman of his day. Day was a member of the pre-Union Irish Parliament and at the same time the popular judge of the Dublin county court at Kilmainham. From there he was raised to the King&#146;s Bench (Ireland) in early 1798 where he served to early 1819. He lived at Loughlinstown House. He was principal trustee of the Denny estate which included the town of Tralee.<br> Day&#146;s contemporary fame rested on a series of anti-revolutionary Charges which were published in the press and appeared later in volume form. They confirm his reputation for great erudition and humanity on the Irish country assize circuits and in the Dublin courts. (See Kerry&#146;s History)<br> ,Michael Foot, FRSL, PC (23 July 1913 &#150; 3 March 2010) was a British Labour Party politician, journalist and author, and a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1945 to 1955 and from 1960 until 1992. He was deputy leader of the Labour Party from 1976 to 1980, and later became the Leader of the Opposition from 1980 to 1983.<br> Associated with the Labour left for most of his career, he was a supporter of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and British withdrawal from the European Economic Community. He was first promoted to Cabinet as Employment Secretary under Harold Wilson in 1974, and later served as Leader of the House of Commons under James Callaghan. A passionate orator, he was Labour leader at the 1983 general election.<br> His parallel career as a journalist included appointments as editor of Tribune, on several occasions, and the Evening Standard newspaper. Among the books he authored are Guilty Men (an attack on Neville Chamberlain and others for the policy of appeasement), a biography of Jonathan Swift (The Pen and the Sword, 1957) and a biography of Aneurin Bevan.&#146;

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
 28.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  

        Terrae Sancta Tabula

      Paris 1782 - Engraved map.54x70 cms.Outline color. Fine condition. Cartouche with design.from the general atlas. Historical map of the holy land.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
 29.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Corpus Juris Civilis quo Jus Universum Justinianeum comprehenditur.

      Turín: Augustae Taurinorum, Ex Typographia Regia, 1782. - Dos volúmenes en 4to.mayor; 3 hs., 1911 pp., 3 hs. + 3 hs., 1499 pp. Encuadernación del diecinueve en piel marbreada, con ruedas doradas en los planos y lomera ornada.

      [Bookseller: Hesperia Libros]
 30.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Rinaldo Battles a Woman

      Paris 1782 - This print is after one of eleven paintings in the royal palace at Turin originally completed in 1733 by the French painter better known as Carle Vanloo (1705-1765). (Sometimes he signed his name "Charles Vanlo," as in this print.) The paintings illustrate the story of Armida, Rinaldo, Erminia and Tancred, characters who first appeared in an epic poem called Jerusalem Delivered by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso (1544-95), and subsequently became popular characters in operas, poems and paintings. Rinaldo and Tancred are knights on the first of the Christian Crusades, Armida is an enchantress and their adversary, and Erminia is the daughter of a former Saracen king who falls in love with Tancred. In this scene, Rinaldo battles a woman armed with a spear. Generally very good, with only minimal toning, wear, soft creases, and short marginal tears. To view details, contact us.

      [Bookseller: George Glazer Gallery]
 31.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Storia della letteratura italiana.

      per Luigi Perego Salvioni,, Roma, 1782 - Tredici volumi in-quarto (sm. 28), pp. 400 ca. ciascuno. Bel ritratto dell'autore inciso in rame all'antiporta del primo volume e grande vignetta incisa al frontespizio di ciascun volume. Solida legatura coeva in piena pergamena con titoli impressi in oro su doppi tasselli ai dorsi. Tagli colorati. Esemplare genuino e marginoso, ben conservato e con poche tracce d'uso. Un piccolo timbretto rotondo appena percettibile ed un'antica etichetta di possesso applicata alle sguardie: Ex Bibliotheca Prof. Clemens. Sguardie marmorizzate e tagli spruzzati. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione, con poche tracce d'uso. Stimata edizione di questo classico della storiografia letteraria; gli ultimi due volumi sono interamente dedicati agli'indici generali dell'opera. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
 32.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Bowles' Practice of Perspective: Or An Easy Method of Representing Natural Objects According to the Rules of Art. Applied and exemplified in all the variety of cases; as landscapes, gardens, buildings, of divers kinds, their appendages, parts, and furniture. .

      Carington Bowles, London 1782 - 4to. xvi, xvi, 150 pp. Rebacked in leather retaining original mottled calf boards with gold borders, black leather label with gold lettering. 150 copper plates, (1). " .With rules for the proportion and position of figures, both in draught and relievo. Also the manner of conducting the shadows, produced either by Natural or artificial luminaries; and practical methods of drawing after nature, when the process of rules are not understood. A work highly necessary for Painters, engravers, architects, embroiderers, statuaries, jewellers, tapestry-workers, and others concerned in designing." Originally written in French by a Jesuit of Paris. One of the most influential work of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries on perspective written for the layman. Also known as the "Jesuit's Perspective," it was first published in French in 1642. The work was widely read in colonial America and remained a standard text for over a hundred years. Translated by E. Chambers. Plates 125-129 in Part IV are incorrectly marked for Part V. An important work on types and applications of visual and graphical perspective including an essay on theory by James Hodgson. Age wear, scuffing and some staining on binding. Reinforced with white binders taps along gutter on front and rear endpapers. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

 33.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        THE HISTORY AND ADVENTURES OF THE RENOWNED DON QUIXOTE. Translated from the Spanish of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. To which is prefixed, Some Account of Author's Life, by Dr. Smollett. In four volumes.

      Harrison and Co., London 1782 - En 1 vol. 4º, port. restaurada, 589p (paginación continuada de los 4 vols, salto de paginación p.399 sin faltas, polilla pp.211-234, afecta texto), 16 láms. dibujadas por Stothard y grabadas por Blake. Enc. moderna en piel, con dorados en lomo. - Rara edición, difícil de encontrar con todas sus láminas. 1782

      [Bookseller: Escalinata, librería]
 34.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        The Case of Ireland&#39;s being bound by Acts of Parliament made in England, stated; by William Molyneux, of Dublin, Esq. Also, a small Piece on the subject of Appeals to the Lords of England, by the same author, never before published; To which are added, Letters to the Men of Ireland, by Owen Roe O&#39;Nial

      Dublin: Printed in the year M,DCC,LXXXII. 1782. Octavo. 93, [1]pp. Initial leaf with a printed quotation on the recto: "Read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest." Disbound and stitched. Light toning, very good. A scarce edition of Molyneux&#39;s pamphlet, first published in 1698, with additional letters by Joseph Pollock as "Owen Roe O&#39;Nial." OCLC locates only 2 holdings. ESTC T97125. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 35.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  



      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie LE RAMPINANCINAN]
 36.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  

        Oeuvres Posthumes (9 volumes), Plus Tome 25 à 29 Des Oeuvres Complètes

      chez Samuel Fauche, à Neuchâtel - Cette magnifique suite comprend les neuf volumes des oeuvres posthumes de J-J Rousseau, datés de 1782 ainsi que les cinq volumes (tomes 25 à 29) des oeuvres complètes de Jean-Jacques Rousseau, datés de 1790, qui leur font suite. Ces volumes renferme, entre autres, la Dissertation sur la musique, le Discours sur l'origine des langues, les Dialogues, les Confessions et les Rêveries. Notons que , en ce qui concerne les Confessions, la première partie est datée de la même année que l'édition originale de Genève (1782), et la deuxième partie de l'année suivant l'originale (1789). Au total cette très belle collection comporte 14 volumes reliés plein cuir, le dos orné de fleurs dorées présente 5 nerfs. Poids total: 5190 grammes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie L'Ivre Livre]
 37.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


      A Genève 1782 - RO40096105: 355 pages pour le tome 3, 464 pages pour le tome 4, 419 pages pour le tome 5, 383 pages pour le tome 6, 386 pages pour le tome 7, 368 pages pour le tome 8, 445 pages pour le tome 9, 380 pages pour le tome 10, 349 pages pour le tome 19, 432 pages pour le tome 20. Titre, tomaison sur pièces brun clair, et caissons dorés sur les dos. Tranche rouge. Dos abîmés, avec petits manques pour le tome 19. Manque sur le 1er plat du tome 19. 'Collection Complète des Oeuvres de J. J. Rousseau'. Tome 3: La Ie partie de 'Julie', ou de la 'Nouvelle Héloïse'. Tome 4: Les IIe et IIIe parties de 'Julie' ou de la 'Nouvelle Héloïse'. Tome 5: Les IVe et partie de la Ve de 'Julie' ou de la 'Nouvelle Héloïse'. Tome 6: Le reste de la Ve et la VIe partie de 'Julie' ou de la 'Nouvelle Héloïse'. Tome 7: Les II 1ers livres d' 'Emile', ou de l' 'Education'. Tome 8: Le IIIe et partie du IVe Livre d' 'Emile', ou de l' 'Education'. Tome 9: La suite du IVe et partie du Ve Livre d' 'Emile', ou de l' 'Education'. Tome 10: La suite du Ve et dernier Livre d' 'Emile', ou de l' 'Education'. 'Emile et Sophie' ou les 'Solitaires'. Tome 19: Les IV premiers livres des 'Confessions' de J.J. Rousseau. Tome 20: Les II derniers Livres des 'Confessions' de J.J. Rousseau. Les 'Rêveries du Promeneur solitaire'. In-8 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur bon état Classification Dewey : 840.05-XVIII ème siècle [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
 38.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Reflexiones imparciales sobre la humanidad de los Españoles en las Indias, contra los pretendidos filósofos y políticos. Para ilustrar las historias de MM Raynal y Robertson

      Joachin Ibarra, Madrid 1782 - lii+315 pages. Octavo (8" x 5 3/4") bound in full leather with gilt lettering to spine. Translated with notes by Pedro Varela y Ulloa. (Palau 196692.) First Spanish edition. A text that engaged the well-studied debates about the natural history of the Americas and Spain&#146;s colonial history. In 1780, in Venice, Juan Nuix published Riflessioni imparziali supra l'umanita degli spagnuoli nell' Indie contro i pretersi filosofi e politici. Nuix, a Catalan living in Italy since the expulsion of the Jesuits, wrote the book to defend Spanish colonialism and historiography against the attacks of Robertson and Raynal. It sailed by the censors in the Council of the Indies, and two separate translations appeared in succession, one in 1782, edited by a member of the Royal Council, Pedro Varela y Ulloa, and another in 1783, by Joseph Nuix, Juan's brother. The Spanish edition sponsored by the crown opened with an essay by Varela y Ulloa, in which he first offered a searing Critique of traditional forms of colonialism, not unlike that put forth by Raynal. After describing military campaigns in foreign lands, from Alexander the Great to Genghis Kahn, as butcheries, Varela y Ulloa went on to claim that the Spanish colonialism was unique. The crimes attributed to Spain in the Indies had been committed by private individuals, who did not represent the nation as a whole, and who had acted as they did while surrounded by hungry cannibals. Moreover, compared with the atrocities committed by other European colonial powers, the actions of the Spaniards looked like misdemeanors. Varela y Ulloa's effort to portray Spanish colonialism as unique benign captured the essence of Nuix's thesis well. Nuix's defense of the record of Spanish colonialism opened with passages that sought to bolster his credibility by stressing that he was a Catalan, and that Catalans had not really participated in the Spanish colonization of the Indies, so that he could not be accused of being partisan. He then articulated a five-pronged defense of Castilian colonial behavior in America, seeking to demonstrate the unreliability of the sources used by Robertson and Raynal, and of their interpretations. Nuix First set out to prove that charges of Spanish cruelty to Amerindians were exaggerations, originally put into circulation by writers such as Las Casas, whose reports on the destruction of the Indies were at the root of most foreign criticisms of Spain. According to Nuix, Las Casas was of Flemish origin, which explained why he had sought to undermine Spain. Las Casas also often contradicted himself, Nuix argued no impartial jury could trust such "an inept" witness. Foreign historians who had echoed Las Casas's allegations were not credible either, not Robertson, whose moderation had prompted him to dismiss Las Casas. Robertson had selected and reinterpreted the testimony of Spanish witnesses when recounting various colonial massacres. Instead of quoting them, moreover, Robertson had manipulated the testimony of witnesses to depict the Amerindians as passive victims of Spanish cruelty. History was not a matter of interpretation, however, but of faithfully presenting the testimony of witnesses, and in that respect, Robertson lacked credibility. In order to prove that Spaniards in America had not behaved like greedy barbarians, Nuix argued that the alleged depopulation caused by the Conquest was the product of factors outside human control. The infantile susceptibility of the natives to disease, for example, was why epidemics had wiped them out. The barrenness of the Americas and the idleness of the originally small number of natives had moved the conquerors to create economies based on mining and large estates. Such economies along with the foreign monopoly on colonial trade, not Spanish cruelty and greed, Nuix contended, were responsible for having slowed both markets and population growth. Condition: Provenance: Book plate of Alberto Parreño, formerly president of the Cuban Chamber [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
 39.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        VOYAGE EN SYRIE ET EN EGYPTE, pendant les années 1783, 84 et 85. Troisième édition.

      - Paris, Dugour et Durand, An VII. 2 volumes in-8 pleine basane fauve marbrée du temps, dos lisses ornés de fleurons et roulettes dorés, pièces de titre et tomaisons rouges, (2ff+ft+t+X+478pp+1f),(1f+ft+452pp+1f). Bien complet des 3 cartes et 5 planches dépliantes dont un tableau. Le dos des reliures a été proprement restauré (dorures partiellement effacées et fente infime à un mors), quelques rares rousseurs au papier, malgré cela, l'ensemble est propre, dans sa reliure, intérieur très blanc, gravures superbes.Volney vint à Paris pour étudier la médecine mais se livra de préférence à des travaux d'érudition. En 1782 il voyagea en Orient, apprenant l'arabe, parcourant la Syrie et l'Egypte pendant 4 ans. A son retour il en publia la relation qui eut un grand retentissement. Après une carrière politique il se livra surtout à ses travaux de philologue et d'orientaliste; il chercha à simplifier les écritures de langues orientales. La présente édition est considérablement augmentée. (EO en 1857). Par ailleurs les 2 volumes sont truffés de notes écrites à l&#146;encre ancienne et provenant d&#146;un amateur éclairé et bon connaisseur du sujet; en effet, elles sont loin d&#146;être anodines et apportent des précisions au texte; elles sont regroupées sur les pages de gardes ou bien proprement inscrites dans les marges.

      [Bookseller: LA BOUQUINERIE]
 40.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Vida do famoso heróe Luiz de Loureiro, Commendador de S. Thomé de Penella, da Ordem de Christo, do Conselho do Senhor Rei D. João III, Governador e Capitão General das Praças de Santa Cruz de Cabo de Aguer, Çafim, Mazagão, Arzilla, e Tangere, Adail Mór deste Reino ?.

      Lisbon, Na Officina de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1782. - Printed on excellent quality, thick paper. Four large and very finely engraved initials. Three finely engraved headpieces (from the same plate), and one large finely engraved tailpiece. (4 ll.), 256, xiv pp., (1 l. errata). 4°, contemporary mottled sheep (rather worn at corners, head and foot of spine, front cover scraped), spine richly gilt with raised bands in six compartments (lettering piece gone, with some damage to second compartment from head; third compartment from head also damaged), covers with gilt borders, gilt floral tooling at each corner, and gilt Portuguese royal arms at center, covers with milled edges (considerable wear), marbled endleaves, all text block edges gilt and gauffered. Binding "tired" and worn; internally in fine to very fine condition. Overall in good to very good condition. ---- FIRST EDITION. The author, a native of Tomar (1739-1796), wrote of a number of biographical works, the present one being his most important and most interesting. Luís de Loureiro was a notable Portuguese captain who fought in Morocco against the Moors for over 40 years. He appeared for the first time in Morocco in 1510, serving under Nuno Fernandes de Ataíde. He was at the seige of Safim in December of that year. In 1511 he was Adaíl of that North African city. In 1515 he took part in an expedition to Mamora, and in the following year was among the defenders of Arzila during a seige by the King of Fez. In 1534 he obtained his first captaincy. After a brief rest in Portugal, he returned to Morocco in 1537 as governor of Mazagão. D. João III decided to abandon some of the Portuguese forts in Morocco and concentrate his forces at Mazagão, where Luís de Loureiro remained until 1548. He died fighting near Tanger in 1553.The present work is a crucial source for the history of the Portuguese in Morocco during the first half of the sixteenth century. It contains transcriptions of a number of letters written from this theater of warfare to the Portuguese king.---- Innocêncio V, 194 (calling this the author's most important work): "Todos as obras d'este nosso biographo são pouco vulgares no mercado, talvez porque d'ellas se imprimissem oucos exemplares." Figaniere 1175. Avila Perez 4961. Sousa da Câmara 1932. On Luís de Loureiro, see @Grande enciclopédia, XV, 494-5. OCLC: 249872492; 80447433. Porbase locates two copies, both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (but with only 5 preliminary pp.). WorldCat cites the work twice, but does not provide any locations. Library of Congress Online Catalog cites the 1946 edition only. Hollis locates a copy in the Houghton Library. Not in Orbis. Melvyl cites the 1946 edition only, in a single copy at the NRLF. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Richard C. Ramer Old and Rare Books]
 41.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Pensieri sul governo de' fiumi del Conte Carlo Bettoni, socio di varie Accademie. Discorso diretto all'Accademia d'agricoltura, commercio, ed arti di Verona

      Pietro Vescovi, Brescia 1782 - Opera in 4° antico (26,5 x 19,5) pagine (2),8,312 +XXI Tavole ripiegate Legatura coeva in cartone rivestito da carta ottocento sbiadita, titolo manoscritto al dorso. Famoso saggio dell'agronomo, fondatore dell'Accademia agraria di Brescia (Bogliaco 1725 - Brescia 1786), volto in particoloare a risolvere i problemi che l'Adige creava ai veronesi, garantendone anche la navigabilità. Le 21 tavole più volte ripiegate riportano 149 figure con varie tipiologie di aratri, steccati, macchinari vari e calcoli. Opera ben legata con carte sane e dalla ampia marginatura, belle barbe. Riccardi I, p. 126.1. Stato di Ottimo

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
 42.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Geschichte und Beschreibung des Elsasses und seiner Bewohner von den ältesten bis in die neuesten Zeiten

      Basel 1782 - In-12° relié plein veau, pièce de titre, un frontispice (carte), LVI & 371 pp., joli ex-libris d'Eugène Braun ; reliure frottée, coiffe supérieure manquante, quelques rousseurs, une tâche importante en haut des dix dernières pages, bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
 43.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Atlas Portatif Pour Servir a L'intelligence Des Auteurs Classiques. Par M. L'abbe Grenet Professeur Au College de Lisieux. Dedie a L'universite de Paris

      Paris - [no date circa 1782], 1st Edition. () Good to very good. 2p.l. 29 double-paged maps. Small Quarto in green paper covered boards. Slightly warped and splitting at joints. Double-page engraved title page and 29 double-page maps, by cartographer Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795), coloured in outline including 2 world maps and 6 maps dealing with the Americas. Some minor foxing in the margins of a few maps else an nice copy of a scarce atlas. A valuable atlas for its contemporary maps of countries, regions and continents. Ex Lib. Loxwood House with their bookplate. Contemporary inscription of Cecil Bisshopp dated 1799. Also with an interesting small town plan of a walled city pasted to the front paste down. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
 44.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

        Observations on ancient castles

      London: John Nichols. 1782. "4to, pp. [2], 199, [2]; 35 plates, 4 folding; recent half brown morocco over cloth, gilt-lettered spine. A fine copy in a rather uninspired binding.& & ESTC T146577: ""Reprinted from the original plates from vols. 4 and 6 of the Archaeologia."""

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
 45.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     563 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     

Copyright © 2019 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.