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        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]
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        Briefe über den gegenwärtigen Zustand von Holland. Aus dem Französischen (von Karl Friedrich Trost).

      2 Tle. in 1 Band. XII, 230 S.; X, 248 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit etwas Rückenverg. und Rückenschild. Raabe, Nicolai 331; Goldsmiths`-Kress no. 12260.100; nicht bei Fromm. - Mitteilungen über Fischfang, Geschichte, Handel, Sitten, Topographie, Wissenschaften etc. - Decken etwas beschabt. Gutes Exemplar!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Turszynski]
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        Tulipes [Pl. 22]

      Paris: chez Bance et Schroth, editeurs, rue du Mail, No. 5., Beautifully hand-coloured lithograph. Printed on wove paper. In excellent condition. A tiny tear in the bottom right corner of the sheet. 20 1/8 x 15 5/8 inches. 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.

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        Philosophi opera. Ad optimas editiones collata. Praemittitur notitia literaria. Studiis societatis bipontinae. Editio accurata. 4 vol.

      Biponti (Zweibrücken), 1782. Engraved titlepages. Bound in contemporary leather with gilt spine.. Very fine and well-preserved copies. (Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

      [Bookseller: Bøger & Kuriosa]
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        FREYMÄURER-BIBLIOTHEK. Zweites Stück.

      Christian Ludewig Stahlbaum, Berlin 1782. 8vo. With printed musical notes. (14)+237 pages, printed on thick handmade paper. Bound in a contemporary full leather binding of red calf. With gilt decoration on the spine and borders of the sides. All edges gilt and with golden endpaper. Only minor signs of use and very slight dampstaining on the first few pages and a stain on the margin from page 85 to 112. A nice copy.. Collection of essays on early freemasonry - all anonymous.** Tidligt tysk værk om frimurere

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        A philosophical and political history of the settlements and trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies.

      Edinburgh, 1782. 6 vols with engraved frontispiece in vol. 1. Light browning mostly to prelims otherwise very fine in contemporary decorated full calf with raised bands and red labels. Usual wear to hinges and tops of spine. Decorative contemporary bookplates with inscription 'A Wight Man never wanted a weapon.'

      [Bookseller: Pennymead Books]
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        Della architettura, della pittura e della statua. traduzione di cosimo bartoli. bologna, instituto delle scienze, 1782.

      Cm. 34, pp. xiii (3) 341 (3). Grande vignetta allegorica al frontespizio, belle testate e finali nel testo (Pio Panfili inc.) e 69 tavole fuori testo (di cui 4 ripiegate). Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte, dorso a nervi con filetti e titoli in oro su tassello in marocchino rosso. Esemplare fresco e marginoso, con solo qualche rada arrossatura. Pregevole edizione della traduzione di Cosimo Bartoli dei dieci libri Dell'Architettura, dei tre libri Della Pittura e del libro Della scultura le cui versioni originali risalgono alla metà del '500. Cfr. Olschki (8054): ""Très belle édition faite avec beaucoup de soin""; Schlosser Magnino pp. 126-127.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Briefe über Rom. Verschiedenen dei Werke der Kunst, die öffentlichen Feste, Gebräuche und Sitten betreffenden Innhalts, nach anleitung der davon vorhandenen Prospecte von Piranesi, Paniniund andern berühmten Meistern. 2 vol in 1 band.

      Dresden, Hilscher Buchhandlung, 1782-84. 112 pp+ 100 pp. + 23 fold. plates. Bound halfleather with nice golddec. spine.. All the plates are collected in the back of the book. Plate 6 loose. A nice copy only little worn on edges and one little tear. With beautiful prints. Text in german.(Porto kr. 40,- på brevforsendelser i Danmark)

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        An Inquiry into the Legal Mode of Suppressing Riots. With a Constitutional Plan of Future Defence. Second Edition

      . Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit embrowned; attractive. Printed for C. Dilly, in The Poultry, London, 1782.

      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        New Experiments upon Gun-powder, with occasional Observations and practical Inferences; to which are added, an Account of a new Method of determining the Velocities of all Kinds of Military Projectiles,

      [title continues] and the Description of a very accurate Eprouvette for Gun-powder. and the Description of a very accurate Eprouvette for Gun-powder. First Edition, being pp.229-328 + 5 extending engraved plates within the offered complete volume LXXI of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, quarto, later morocco backed cloth, good copy, neat small embossed uninked library stamp on title, 1782. * Benjamin Thompson, a native of Massachusetts, fought on the British side in the War of Independence and was knighted by George III. He later joined the court of the Elector of Bavaria and rose to become head of the elector's army. "Professionally, Thompson was a soldier of fortune. His first serious scientific study was to determine the optimal position of firing vents in cannon and to measure the velocity of the shot as a function of the composition of gunpowder. He used a ballistic pendulum method first introduced by Benjamin Robins. Thompson's long paper on this subject, published in 1781, won him fellowship in The Royal Society of London... It was during his investigations of cannon that he was impressed by the large amount of heat generated in cannon barrels by the explosion of gunpowder even when no ball was being fired. He was thus led to accept the vibratory theory of heat, which he championed actively all his life." [DSB]. DSB Vol. XIII, pp. 350. * A FULL LIST OF CONTENTS SENT ON REQUEST * Other contributions to this volume include Reinhold "Description of the Tyger cat of the Cape of Good Hope"; Pennant, "An Account of the Turkey"; Herschel, "Astronomical Observation"; Sematham, "Some Account of the Termites.. in Africa", &c., &c. 547, (2)pp. Preliminaries include speech by Sir Joseph Banks, and a list of members. * Full volume collates: Vol LXXI, For the Year 1781, Parts I and II [complete] bound in 1 volume, vi, [xvi], 7, [2], 6, 226, [2], vii, [229-]547, [2, errata], with 26 [of 27] engraved plates [lacking plate #26 (1 of 3 for Herschel's 'Account of a Comet')] most of which extending, some occasional spotting and plate #14 part cut along fold, plates otherwise all in good order, all good and clean, London, Royal Society, 1781-2.

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        Les Confessions de J.J. Rousseau, Suivies a Des Reveries Du Promeneur Solitaire.

      Tome premier + Tome second. A Geneve 1782. 8vo. (4)+471; (4)+279+(1)+300 pages, printed on thick paper. With woodcut vignettes (the small flower on the title page of the first volume and the urn ornament on the title page of the second volume, among others). Bound in two contemporary brown halfleather binding with small gilt decoration on the spine. Spine a bit cracked and sidepaper with minor wear.. A nice set of the first edition of the first two parts of one of Rousseau's most famous works - including 'Reveries of a Solitary Walker'. Les Confessions was published right after his death in 1778 (the second two parts of the complete four volumes was published in 1789) and initiated the genre of modern biography. The work had a huge impact on Goethe, Wordsworth and other romantic writers. Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the greatest philosophers - especially of political philosophy, but also education, and the theory of man. The Confessions and his 'Contract Social' from 1762 stand as major texts of history

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat]
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        LETTERE SENESI SOPRA LE BELLE ARTI. Di un Socio dell'Accademia di Fossano.

      In-4 p. (mm. 285 x 200), primi 2 voll. (su 3), mz. pelle fine Ottocento, dorso a cordoni con tit. oro, pp. (4),292,(4); VI,283; bella vignetta al frontesp., con 2 tavv. f.t., più volte ripieg. ed inc. in rame (una raffigura il sepolcro di Federico II). "Edizione originale". Cfr. Moreni,II, p. 414: "Rare.. Queste Lettere, che sono dirette a Personaggi ragguardevoli d'Europa, interessano moltissimo la citta' di Siena.. " - Brunet,III,1023: "Ouvrage estimé" - Melzi,II, p. 120 - Lozzi,II,5113. Il frontesp. del secondo vol. e' stato indebitamente sostituito con uno del primo, corretto a penna. Solo qualche lieve fiorit. in un vol., altrim. esemplare con barbe ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Les merveilles du ciel et de l'enfer et des terres planétaires et astrales.

      Par Emmanuel Swedenborg, d'après le témoignage de ses yeux et de ses oreilles. Traduit du latin par A. J. P. 1-2. Berlin, G. J. Decker, 1782. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,+ 98,+ (2),+ 304; (4),+ 382,+ (2) s. Sista två bladen i del ett med fläckar och fläck i övre hörnet de första 10 bladen i del två. Samtida välbevarade röda halvsaffianband med rikt guldornerade ryggar och ryggtiteletiketter, röda pappärmar, gula snitt, hörnskador på försättsbladen. Två volymer. Med K. A. Frédens namnteckning och A. L. Selanders resp. Claës Ugglas exlibris. Brunet V, 600. Fint exemplar av första franska översättningen av "De coelo et ejus mirabilibus et de inferno" från 1758. Översättningen är utförd av A. J. Pernety, bibliotekarie hos Fredrik II av Preussen, grundare av den swedenborgska sekten "Illuminés d'Avignon". Den långa inledningen består av en översättning av Sandels åminnesetal över Swedenborg som hölls och trycktes 1772. På slutet även en förteckning över Swedenborgs tryckta och otryckta arbeten

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        Materia medica e regno vegetabili sistens simplicia officinalia, pariter atque culinaria. secundum systema sexuale, ex autopsia et experimentia... editio secunda correctior. stockholmiae, hesselberg, 1782.

      Due volumi di cm. 20, pp. xiv, 972 complessive. Solida ed elegante legatura del tempo in mezza pelle con punte, dorsi a nervi con filetti in oro e titoli su doppio tassello. Tagli rossi. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Seconda edizione ampliata, dopo l'originale del 1778 di questo celebre compilazione che contiene i ""...semplici farmaceutici e quelli che sono alimentosi o d'uso per la cucina"". Ogni pianta è minuziosamente descritta e ne vengono indicate tutte le qualità. L'autore fu membro dell'Accademia delle Scienze di Stoccolma ed è conosciuto per la presente opere e per una descrizione delle piante che si trovano al Capo di Buona Speranza. Non comune ed interessante.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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        Les hochets moraux, ou Contes pour la première enfance; dédiés à Leurs Altesses Sérénissimes Mademoiselle d'Orléans, & Mademoiselle de Chartres

      Paris et à Genève chez Barthelemi Chirol 1782. With 8 small woodcut vignettes in the text. 12mo. 93 pp. Contp. half calf. Old initial (H-L, for Hegermann-Lindencrone) on title-page.. Simple stories about various naughty children, cautioning against lying, stubbornness, over-confidence, jealousy, carelessness and more. In the foreword, the author writes about education for young children and why his book is better suited for the youngest children than fables or other types of books.

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        Stryk Weg en Geef Wat

      Raro gioco olandese in xilografia, mm.525x440. Al marg. inf. le regole del gioco stampate in carattere gotico. Due cerchi concentrici, uno con 15 caselle e l'altro con 6, raffiguranti animali e scene campestri. Nel centro giocatori che giocano a dadi, agli angoli vignette decorative a motivo floreale. Gioco molto raro, pubblicato da J. Hendriksen a Rotterdam, attivo tra il 1782 ed il 1828. Il legno, inciso da Hendrik Numan, è comunque di più vecchia data, acquistato da Hendriksen dagli eredi della famiglia. Hendrik Numan (1736-1788) fu artista eccellente nell'incidere il legno. Illustrò le Favole di Esopo, pubblicò riproduzioni di costumi e di mestieri. (Cfr. Benezit, VII, p.765). Ancora ben conservato, solo una tenue gora marginale sulla parte incisa di piccole dimensioni e marg. sup. rinforzato senza perdita della parte incisa.

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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