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        A Description of Gibraltar, with An Account of the Blockade, Siege, the Attempt by Nine Sail of Fire-Ships, the Sally made from the Garrison, and every Thing remarkable of worthy Notice that has occurred in that Place since theCommencement of the Spanish War: Likewise The vast Importance of this valuable Fortress to Great Britain clearly stated and explained.

      

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Leipzig, 18. V. 1782. - Ca. 1 S. Folio. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Ew. Exzellenz gnädige Zuschrift vom 13. dieses habe ich am 15ten Abends erhalten und mich über die neue Aussicht von der Möglichkeit einer Ausführung der Boltonischen Feuermaschine sehr gefreut. Der Mann den Ew. Excellenz beschreiben, wäre unstreitig am meisten dazu tauglich. Ich werde mit Vergnügen alles beitragen um theils aus meinen eignen Nachrichten, theils durch Correspondenz die Fragen zu beantworten, über welche man noch näher Auskunft wünschen könnte [ ]". - Gefaltet.

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        Le avventure di Saffo poetessa di Mitilene. Traduzione dal greco originale nuovamente scoperto

      Giovanni Manfré, PADOUE 1782 - in 8°; pp. VII, 215 Bon etat general(qq rousseurs) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        STORIA ECCLESIASTICA DALLO STABILIMENTO DELLA CHIESA SINO AL PRESENTE DIVISA PER SECOLI

      A SPESE ED APPRESSO GAETANO CASTELLANO. In 8. cm 24,5x20,5. Pp. XXVIII+311+(1)+XIV+297+(1), XII+260+296, 312+XVI+272, XII+295+(1)+III+(1)+250, XII+191+(1)+XII+239+(1), XV+(1)+264+(4)+259+(1), (4)+271+(1)+IV+303+(1), XXII+(2)+252+III+(1)+242+(2), IV+352+IV+308, IV+339+(1)+XXXI+(1)+295+(1). Peso Kg. 10,800 Bella edizione napoletana del 1782 di questa interessante opera di Bonaventure Racine (1708-1755) ecclesiastico e storico francese. racine fu perseguitato in quanto considerato seguace delle dottrine gianseniste e i suoi volumi messi all'indice. L'opera è composta da venti tomi legati insieme in dieci volumi ed è completa. L'autore descrive la storia della Chiesa dal I secolo fino al XVII compreso.Tavola cronologica in ogni tomo. Frontespizio del primo tomo in rosso e nero. Bella marca editoriale in ogni tomo: Fenice che emerge dalle fiamme e motto "post fata resurgo".Tagli azzurri marmorizzati. In ottime condizioni e completo. Copertina in mezza pelle ottocentesca a quattro nervi con titolo e ricche decorazioni in oro al dorso in ottime condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso. Legatura in ottime condizioni. Pagine in buone condizioni con rare fioriture. Buco a pag. 143 del tomo nono con perdita di testo per un difetto di stampa. Lievi gore d'umidità al margine superiore del tomo XV. Ultima carta bianca mancante al tomo VIII. Beautiful neapolitan edition of 1782 of this interesting work by Bonaventure Racine (1708-1755) french churchman and historian. Racine was persecuted because follower of Jansenius ideas and his volumes put into index. The work is made up of twenty tomes bound together in ten volumes and it is complete. The author describes the history of Church from I century until XVII century included.Chronological chart in each tome. Title page of the first tome in red and black carachter. Beautiful editorial mark in each tome: Fenice che emerge dalle fiamme e motto "post fata resurgo".Light blue external edges of pages. In very good conditions and complete. Half leather cover with four nerfs with rich golden title and decorations in very good conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine. Binding in very good conditions. Pages in very good conditions with occasional foxings. Little hole in pag. 143 of tome IX with loss of text for a fault in printing. Slight water stain in the upper edge of tome XV. Last blank page in tomo VIII is missing.

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        Considérations sur le gouvernement ancien et présent de la France - Mizrim ou le sage à la cour

      Amsterdam, Marc-Michel Rey, 1765 et Neuchâtel, Société typographique, 1782, in-8, 2 ouvrages en un volume, XIV-[2]-328 pp. et IV-148 pp, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs orné, tranches et gardes marbrées (accidents aux coiffes et coins, mors fendus), Deux éditions originales d'ouvrage de politique : un traité théorique et un conte philosophique. Le marquis d'Argenson, après avoir comparé les "effets de l'Aristocratie et de la Démocratie chez les nations étrangères" et montré les progrès démocratiques que connut la France tout au long de son histoire, propose d'étendre la démocratie en France, tout en conservant un régime monarchique, par la mise en place d'une décentralisation reposant sur une répartition des pouvoirs entre des officiers royaux, des intendants de département, et des magistrats populaires et municipaux disposant d'une autonomie accrue. L'apologue de Perreau, dont l'édition originale est peu courante, conjugue un idéal chimérique d'une royauté pleine de bonté et une institution du jeune prince rendue possible et profitable grâce à un simple homme du peuple, Mizrim. Ce groupement fortuit permet de disposer des deux formes littéraires majeures que développèrent en France les penseurs politiques du XVIIIe siècle : la fable et la rhétorique argumentative. Exemplaire à grandes marges. Intérieur propre.

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        Diodors von Sicilien Bibliothek der Geschichte. Erster bis sechster Band. Aus dem Griechischen übersetzt von Friedrich Andreas Stroth. (= Sammlung der neuesten Uebersetzungen der griechischen prosaischen Schriftsteller,.... Ersten Theils Erster - Sechster Band).

      Frankfurt, Johann Christian Hermann 1782 - 1787. XXXI, 448; 480; 552; 546; 580; 282 Seiten. Nebst einem dreyfachen Register [150] Bl.; 8° , Hardcover/Pappeinband Einband berieben und bestossen, etwas fleckig, sonst guter und sauberer Zustand

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        Opere

      Cambiagi, Firenze 1782 - 6 voll. In 4? (mm 266x192); pagg. C, 451; (4), 420; (4), 490; (4), 392; (4), 475; XII, (2), 532 per 2884 pagg. complessive con un ritratto dell'aut. inciso da F. Gregori da un dipinto di Santi di Tito; elegante vignetta di gusto araldico ripetuta ai frontespizi e due tavole ripieg. f.t. (una nel tomo II ed una nel IV)Bella legatura in pergamena rigida coeva, tagli a spruzzo. Dorso con doppio tassello, su cui sono impressi in oro, il nome, l'opera ed il num. del tomo. Una delle migliori edizioni dell'Opera omnia del Machiavelli, con alcuni scritti inediti, molto apprezzata per la veste tipografica di alta qualit?.Ottimo esemplare su carta vergellata; minime tracce d'uso internamente per lievi aloni al III e V vol., e pi? accentuato al VI. Brunet III, 1275; Gamba 628: "Edizione la pi? copiosa di quante si fossero antecedentemente eseguiteÖ"; Bertelli-Innocenti, pag. 175. letteratura.

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        A Description of Gibraltar, with An Account of the Blockade, Siege, the Attempt by Nine Sail of Fire-Ships, the Sally made from the Garrison, and every Thing remarkable of worthy Notice that has occurred in that Place since theCommencement of the Spanish War: Likewise The vast Importance of this valuable Fortress to Great Britain clearly stated and explained.

      1782 - London, Printed for B. Cornwell, 1782. 8vo. Stitched as issued, entirely uncut, mid 20th-century grey cloth; pp. [ii], 52, engraved frontispiece, bound without final advertisement leaf for an 'oriental vegetable cordial'; small central stab hole, frayed edges: povenance: ink stamp of an artillery school on rear paste-down, recent armorial bookplate inside front cover of Cefntilla, the family seat of the Barons Raglan. Extremely rare first edition. This publication, instigated by the Admiralty, combines a through description of the British possession with a very detailed blow-by-blow account of the Great Siege of Gibraltar, the thwarted attempt by Spain and France to capture Gibraltar from the British during the American War of Independence. Provenance: Following the death of Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788-1855), commander of allied forces during the Crimean War, 1,623 of his friends, admirers, and comrades purchased the estate of Cefntilla Court in Monmouthshire Wales, presenting the home to Richard Somerset, 2nd Baron Raglan (1817-1884) and his heirs in perpetuity as a memorial in remembrance of his father's contribution to the British military. ESTC T72995. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688. In Eight Volumes A New Edition, with the Author's Last Corrections and Improvements. To which is prefixed A Short Account of his Life, written by himself.

      T. Cadell, London 1782 - 8vols, 8vo, orig. tree bark calf, early re-backing with gold dec. spines, 5 bands and 6 dec. compartments, morocco labels, all gold very bright, all vols. show some edge and corner wear with small amts cardboard showing at corners, vol.3 with 1mm loss at top spine end, all vols show small areas of light rubbing, vol. 8 ft. bd shows dark water mark and flaking near top corner, all hinges good; most volumes have small attractive prev. owner bookplate on ft pastedown, vol.1 has water mark outer portion first few pages lightly affecting half title, frontis and tp, volumes unmarked but have minimal small scattered light foxing, lower corner vol.1 pg.xxiii has small piece absent, not affecting text; pp.xxviii,481,(4),511,(6),464,(6),464,(4),536,(4),588,(4),532,(4),338,general index: no dj as issued. The classic history by Hume. Somewhat scarce in early editions, and in better condition than ordinarily found.

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        Allgemeiner Zoll-Tarif für alle Häfen und Grenz-Zollämter des Russischen Reichs, außer Astrachan, Orenburg und Sibirien. Verfertiget in der Kommerz-Kommission im Jahre 1782

      104; 56 pp. Two parts in one vol. 8vo, cont. half-calf & speckled boards, flat spine, red leather lettering piece on spine. St. Petersburg: 1782. First edition and a rare and fascinating document. The first and far larger part lists the goods entering Russia and the taxes imposed upon them. The variety of merchandise is enormous: from foodstuffs to medicines to textiles to Chinese export porcelain to iron to dyeing materials to feathers to various kinds of papers to varieties of salts to shoes to many kinds of wines (and I could go on and on and on). The taxation tariffs were promulgated by Catherine II on 27 September 1782. The smaller second part lists Russia's exports; they are mainly agricultural products and leave the country mostly duty free. This copy has been interleaved throughout. A contemporary hand has added many notes regarding the imports. Fine copy. WorldCat lists no copy in North America.

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        SAMMELBAND. m. 6 kl. Schriften.

      - 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 P [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die Reformation in Deutschland. 2) [Joseph Maria Weissegger von Weissenegg]: Beyträge zur Schilderung Wiens. Erstes Bändchen; 3) [Ignaz v. Born]: Der Klostergeist geschildert in der Untersuchung der Hindernisse einer vollkommenen und standhaften Verbesserung des Kirchenwesens überhaupt, insbesondere der Ordensstände. Geschildert von S.; 4) [Ignacy Krasicki]: Monachomachia, oder der Mönchen-Krieg verfaßt von einem um die polnische Litteratur sehr verdienten Bischofe. Aus dem Polnischen übersetzt von ***. Herausgegeben vom Freiyherrn von *** (d.i. Hans Karl von Ecker und Eckhoffen).

      Wien, ohne Verlagsangabe, 1781 (Bände 1-3); Hamburg, H.J. Matthiessen, 1782 (Band 4). - 4 Teile in einem Band. Ca. 17,5 x 10 cm. 40 Seiten; 135 Seiten; 133 Seiten; 84 Seiten. Pappband der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Deckelschild. Anonym erschienen. 1) Holzmann/Bohatta III, 1180; 2) Holzmann/Bohatta I, 4635; 3) Holzmann/Bohatta II, 12188; Ignaz Born spielte als Führer der Freimaurer in Wien eine bedeutende gesellschaftliche Rolle im Zeichen der Aufklärung; 4) Holzmann/Bohatta III, 5122. Krasicki gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter der polnischen Literatur der Aufklärung. Einband etwas fleckig. Erstes Titelblatt mit Namenszug. Seiten teils gebräunt und etwas fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Drop-head title:] An Ode, in Imitation of Callistratus, sung by Mr. Webb, at the Shakespeare Tavern, on Tuesday the 14th Day of May, 1782, at the Anniversary Dinner of the Society for Constitutional Information.

      [?London, 1782.] - There was another printing, in folio (pp. 3, [1]), the same year. Jones wrote this pro-Whig piece, the last of his political odes, having been elected in March 1782 a member of the Society for Constitutional Information, one of the most influential radical societies of the time. The same year the Society distributed copies of Jones's 'libellous' Principles of Government, in a Dialogue between a Scholar and a Peasant, written at Ben Franklin's house in Paris, in which he advocated universal manhood suffrage and annual parliaments. 8vo (225 × 143 mm), pp. 2; single sheet, a little browned at extremities, stab-holes in inner margin.

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        STORIA ECCLESIASTICA DALLO STABILIMENTO DELLA CHIESA SINO AL PRESENTE DIVISA PER SECOLI

      NAPOLI: A SPESE ED APPRESSO GAETANO CASTELLANO, 1782. In 8. cm 24,5x20,5. Pp. XXVIII+311+(1)+XIV+297+(1), XII+260+296, 312+XVI+272, XII+295+(1)+III+(1)+250, XII+191+(1)+XII+239+(1), XV+(1)+264+(4)+259+(1), (4)+271+(1)+IV+303+(1), XXII+(2)+252+III+(1)+242+(2), IV+352+IV+308, IV+339+(1)+XXXI+(1)+295+(1). Peso Kg. 10,800 Bella edizione napoletana del 1782 di questa interessante opera di Bonaventure Racine (1708-1755) ecclesiastico e storico francese. racine fu perseguitato in quanto considerato seguace delle dottrine gianseniste e i suoi volumi messi all'indice. L'opera è composta da venti tomi legati insieme in dieci volumi ed è completa. L'autore descrive la storia della Chiesa dal I secolo fino al XVII compreso.<BR>Tavola cronologica in ogni tomo. Frontespizio del primo tomo in rosso e nero. Bella marca editoriale in ogni tomo: Fenice che emerge dalle fiamme e motto "post fata resurgo".<BR>Tagli azzurri marmorizzati. In ottime condizioni e completo. Copertina in mezza pelle ottocentesca a quattro nervi con titolo e ricche decorazioni in oro al dorso in ottime condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso. Legatura in ottime condizioni. Pagine in buone condizioni con rare fioriture. Buco a pag. 143 del tomo nono con perdita di testo per un difetto di stampa. Lievi gore d'umidità al margine superiore del tomo XV. Ultima carta bianca mancante al tomo VIII. Beautiful neapolitan edition of 1782 of this interesting work by Bonaventure Racine (1708-1755) french churchman and historian. Racine was persecuted because follower of Jansenius ideas and his volumes put into index. The work is made up of twenty tomes bound together in ten volumes and it is complete. The author describes the history of Church from I century until XVII century included.<BR>Chronological chart in each tome. Title page of the first tome in red and black carachter. Beautiful editorial mark in each tome: Fenice che emerge dalle fiamme e motto "post fata resurgo".<BR>Light blue external edges of pages. In very good conditions and complete. Half leather cover with four nerfs with rich golden title and decorations in very good conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine. Binding in very good conditions. Pages in very good conditions with occasional foxings. Little hole in pag. 143 of tome IX with loss of text for a fault in printing. Slight water stain in the upper edge of tome XV. Last blank page in tomo VIII is missing.

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        Anleitung zur medicinischen Kräuterkunde für Aerzte und Apotheker. Erster Theil. Die Theorie, Linees System und die Kunstsprache. Zweyter Theil. Die Beschreibung der medicinischen Kräuter. Erster Band. Zweyter Theil. Die Beschreibung der medicinischen Kräuter. Zweyter Band.

      Helmstädt, Johann Heinrich Kühnlin 1782/1785/1786.. 3 Tle. in 3 Bdn. 8°. XIV, 208; IV, 530; VIII; (1), S. 532-946. Mit 8 gefalt. Kupfertaf. HPgmt. d. Zt. In sehr gutem Zustand. VD18 12831077; Hirsch-H. III, 701; Pritzel 5288; Baur, Allg. histor.-biogr.-literar. Handwörterb. I, 829 - Erste Ausgabe. Mit ausführlichem Register. - Georg Rudolph Lichtenstein (1745-1807 Braunschweig) war praktizierender Arzt und Professor der Medizin an der Universität Helmstedt.

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        Les liaisons dangereuses, ou lettres receuillies dans une Société & publiée pour l'instruction de quelques autres. Par M. C..... de L..

      Four parts in two volumes. 12mo. pp 180, 167, 160, and 180. Half titles present. Untrimmed, in original plain buff boards. Some abrasions and moderate soiling to covers; partial cracks to inner hinges but firm; "DA" in "AMSTERDAM", and a small part of the double rule beneath, not present in title page of volume I (printing defect); volume I has some separations at gutters toward the rear, with sewing of last signature broken at top, making it loose but still attached at bottom; mainly a fine pair otherwise. Housed in nice modern pull-off slipcase of marbled paper and brown morocco, spine gilt lettered with an "AS" monogram. Small minor rubbed spots to spine, else fine. Quite a nice copy of this later edition (printed in Lyon?) published the same year as the first, of this famous epistolary novel, one of the most scandalous and controversial in European, a tale of sex, power, and corruption. "Probably the most skilfully crafted 'epistolary' novel ever written. It is a polyphonic work, and Laclos has created an appropriate voice or style for each character." (New Oxford Companion to Literature in French).The basis of the 1959 Roger Vadim film starring Jeanne Moreau; the 1988 film starring Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer and Uma Thurman; the 1989 film (titled Valmont) directed by Milos Forman and starring Annette Bening, Colin Firth and Meg Tilly; several versions for stage and TV; a musical version; an opera; a ballet; and radio adaptations. Book: Near Fine, Binding: Hardcover .

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        Bibliotheca historica sueo-gothica; eller förteckning uppå så väl tryckte, som handskrifne böcker, tractater och skrifter, hvilka handla om svenska historien, eller därutinnan kunna gifva ljus; med critiska och historiska anmärkningar af Carl Gust. Warmholtz. 1-15.

      - Stockholm, Anders Jac. Nordström resp. Uppsala, J. F. Edman/ Zeipel och Palmblad, 1782-1817. 8:o. (54),+ 316,+ (16); XXII,+ 141,+ (9); (2),+ VIII,+ 254,+ (8); (2),+ 344,+ (8); (2),+ 288,+ (8); (2),+ 224,+ (6); (2),+ (2, blanka),+ 185,+ (3); 222, 225-229,+ (1); (4),+ 249,+ (1); (2),+ 208; 174,+ (8); (3),+ (blank),+ 183; (2),+ 235; (2),+ 304; (2),+ (blank),+ 291 s. Småfläckig och emellanåt lagerfläckig. Bläckanteckningar sid. 116-119 i fjärde delen. Tillsammans med: ANDERSSON, Aksel. Bibliotheca historica sueo-gothica. Register. Uppsala, Lundequistska bokhandeln, 1889. 8:o. (6),+ 126 s. Interfolierad. Fem uniforma med sista delen samtida hfrbd, guldornerade ryggar med dubbla röda titeletiketter, registret i nött efterliknande samtida hfrbd med främre omslaget medbundet. Sex volymer. Äldre namnteckning. Registret med dedikation till C. G. U. Silfverstolpe. Almquist 1396. Komplett uppsättning av det fortfarande oumbärliga referensverket till äldre svensk historia. Utgiven inledningsvis av C. G. Gjörwell och senare av P. F. Aurivillius. Med det likaledes oumbärliga registret, utgivet av Aksel Andersson. En faksimilutgåva av hela verket trycktes 1966-68.

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        Vue de l&#146;extrémité du Quai & du Faubourg de Chiaia à Naples prise de Capo di Mergellina

      Parigi 1782 - Veduta tratta dal "Voyage Pittoresque" seconda edizione del 1795/98. Acquaforte e bulino, leggera gora d'acqua al margine bianco sinistro, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. View taken from the second edition of "Voyage Pittoresque" by Saint Non, published in Paris, 1795/98. Copperplate, a light wateristain at the left margin, otherwise in very good conditon. Dimensioni 370 250mm

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        Account of Provisions Issued in October 1782 to New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Regiments and to Major General Alexander McDougall

      [New York]: , October 31, 1782. [New York], October 31, 1782. 8" x 13.25". "Manuscript Document Signed ""Jas. Forsyth"" on verso filing docket beneath ""Issues Octr."", 1 page, 8"" x 13.25"". Integral leaf docketed on verso. Lightly penned. On watermarked laid paper. Titled on verso of page, ""Accot of Issues in October 1782 / for James Forsyth I [issuing] Commissary."" Folds, expertly mended tear and strengthening of conjoint. Good condition.Columns are headed: ""To whom Issued,"" ""By whose Orders,"" ""Rations,"" and ""Pounds."" Included are rations issued to soldiers in the 2nd and 3rd Regiment Artillery, 2nd New York Regiment, 4th and 10th Massachusetts Regiments, and the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Connecticut Regiments. The last line lists rations for ""Major General [Alexander] McDougalls Line"" ordered by McDougall. Others who ordered include Col. Benjamin Tupper of Massachusetts and Col. Thomas Grosvenor of Connecticut who had fought at Bunker Hill."

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        Anleitung zur medicinischen Kräuterkunde für Aerzte und Apotheker. Erster Theil. Die Theorie, Linees System und die Kunstsprache. Zweyter Theil. Die Beschreibung der medicinischen Kräuter. Erster Band. Zweyter Theil. Die Beschreibung der medicinischen Kräuter. Zweyter Band.

       Helmstädt, Johann Heinrich Kühnlin 1782/1785/1786. 3 Tle. in 3 Bdn. 8°. XIV, 208; IV, 530; VIII; (1), S. 532-946. Mit 8 gefalt. Kupfertaf. HPgmt. d. Zt. In sehr gutem Zustand.VD18 12831077; Hirsch-H. III, 701; Pritzel 5288; Baur, Allg. histor.-biogr.-literar. Handwörterb. I, 829 - Erste Ausgabe. Mit ausführlichem Register. - Georg Rudolph Lichtenstein (1745-1807 Braunschweig) war praktizierender Arzt und Professor der Medizin an der Universität Helmstedt. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Medizin, Botanik, Pharmazie

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        [Nautical] Epitome of the art of navigation : or, a short, easy, and methodical way to become an astronomer, and a complete navigator : containing an introduction to decimal and logarithmic arithmetic

      London: printed for Messrs. Mount and Page, on Tower-Hill, M,DCC,LXXXII [1782]. Early Reprint. Full Calf. Near Fine+. 8vo: xiv,[2],336 [pp 335-36 misbound after p. xiv],[140]pp, with five plates (three folding), numerous diagrams and figures in the text, tables of latitude, meridional parts, and logarithms. Contemporary sheep, spine in six compartments between raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece, plain period end papers with indecipherable manuscript ex-libris in an early hand. An excellent copy, clean, crisp, and unmarked (one chart heavily toned). Scarce in this edition: WorldCat lists just six copies. Comprehensive manual for the navigator, covering in detail (with examples) decimal and logarithmic arithmetic, practical and spherical geometry, plane trigonometry, Mercator's chart (and its failings), geography, nautical astronomy, uses of the octant and sextant, and keeping a sea-reckoning journal. First published in 1686, this edition revised and corrected, with "many and various" additions, by John Adams. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Diodors von Sicilien Bibliothek der Geschichte. Erster bis sechster Band. Aus dem Griechischen übersetzt von Friedrich Andreas Stroth. (= Sammlung der neuesten Uebersetzungen der griechischen prosaischen Schriftsteller,. Ersten Theils Erster - Sechster Band).

      Frankfurt, Johann Christian Hermann 1782 - 1787. - XXXI, 448; 480; 552; 546; 580; 282 Seiten. Nebst einem dreyfachen Register [150] Bl.; Einband berieben und bestossen, etwas fleckig, sonst guter und sauberer Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

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        Voyage aux Indes orientales et à la Chine depuis 1774 jusqu'en 1781 : Dans Lequel on Traite Des Moeurs, de la Religion, Des Sciences & Des Arts Des Indiens, Des Chinois, Des Pégouins, & Des Madégasses ; Suivi D'Observations Sur le Cap de Bonne-Espérance, Les Isles de France & de Bourbon, Les Maldives, Ceylan, Malacca, Les Philippines & Les Moluques, & de Recherches Sur L'Histoire Naturelle de ces Pays

      Chez l'auteur|& Froulé|& Nyon 1782 - - Chez l'auteur & Froulé & Nyon, A Paris 1782, In-8 (14x22cm), xxij, 340pp. et (6) 376pp. et (6) 362pp., 3 volumes reliés. - Première édition in-8 après l'originale in-4 parue la même année, et illustrée de 7 planches dépliantes. Le prix de l'édition de luxe in-4 avec ses 140 gravures engagea l'auteur à réaliser une édition plus abordable. Dans les éditions du XIXe, l'atlas sera vendu à part des volumes de texte. Reliures en demi basane émeraude légèrement postérieure. Dos lisses ornés de 4 fers et roulettes. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête du tome 1 élimée en partie, et queue comportant un petit manque. Coiffe de tête du tome 3 arrachée. Assez bon ensemble avec une belle fraîcheur du papier. Célèbre relation du naturaliste pierre Sonnerat (1748-1814) qui renferme une documentation interessante et abondante sur les contrees de l'Ocean Indien, de l'Inde et de la Chine, notamment sur les plantes et les animaux. La première partie de l'ouvrage est un précis sur l'Inde, les moeurs et la religion des indous, puis l'auteur établit un mémoire sur les arts et les sciences des chinois. L'auteur retrace également la description de l'île de Madagascar, de la Réunion (îles Bourbon), des Maldives, de Ceylan. Le volume 3, après le recit d'un voyage aux Molluques est consacré à la description de la faune et de la flore, c'est sans doute la partie la plus remarquable de l'ouvrage. Tampon : Granger. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition illustrated with 7 folding boards. Bindings in half emerald slightly posterior. Smooth back with 4 irons and castors. Title and tomato pieces in red morocco. xxij, 340pp. et (6) 376pp. et (6) 362pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paris in miniature: taken from the French picture at full length, entituled Tableau de Paris. Interspersed with remarks and anecdotes. Together with a preface and a postface. By an English Limner.

      London: printed for G. Kearsly 1782 - 8vo., (6) + 170 + (2)pp., including the final advertisement leaf, a very little foxing at beginning and end, well bound in 19th century half calf over marbled boards, skilfully rebacked to match, spine gilt with raised bands and label. A very good copy. First edition in English. A translation by J.P. Macmahon of the French text by Louis Sébastien Mercier (1740-1814), the French dramatist, writer and author of his famous Utopian novel, L'an 2440> (1770). His portrait of pre-Revolutionary Paris is a marvellous collection of observations on Parisian society, both high and low. Mercier's keen observations on his surroundings and the journalistic feel of his writing meant that his work remained riveting despite the nature of its composition. 'There is no better writer to consult if one wants to get some idea of how Paris looked, sounded, smelled, and felt on the eve of the Revolution.' [Robert Darnton, The forbidden best-sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France.> New York, 1996.]. And so, here there are vivid vignettes of such subjects as chimneys, furnished apartments, hackney coaches, police runners, prisons, executioner, retailers of news, coffee houses, filles de joye, marriageable girls, Sundays and holidays, beggars, charitable donations, physicians, theatres, opera girls, &c. &c. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Opere

      Cambiagi, Firene - 1782-1783. 6 volumi in-4, pp. 451; pp. (4), 420; pp. (4), 490; pp. (4), 392; pp. (4), 475; pp. XII, (2), Ritratto dell'autore inciso da F. Gregori; stemma granducale ai frontespizi e 2 tavole ripiegate fuori testo. Diagrammi e piccole figure nel testo. Elegante legatura in pieno vitellino biondo coevo, fregi, titolazione e numerazione di tomo incisi in oro ai dorsi. Esemplare "Caisotti", con nome inciso in oro ai piatti (non cassato, come spesse avvenne per i libri della sua collezione). Altri ex libris all'interno di Stefano Margotti e Pietro Isnardi. Splendido esemplare a larghissimi margini, impresso su carta forte, e ottima omnia, fra le più complete e corrette del grande fiorentino. Bibliografia: Procacci, Studi sulla fortuna di Machiavelli, Roma, 1965, p. 375: "un vero e proprio monumento letterario". Gamba, 628: "Edizione la più copiosa di quante si fossero antecedentemente eseguite". Bertelli-Innocenti, 117. Brunet, III, 1275. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of Scotland, from the Establishment of the Reformation till the Death of Queen Mary.

      Murray London In Two Volumes 1782 - Quarto; [12],445p,[10],409p.[1]. Handsome contemporary full polished calf, the plain spine with raised bands and red and black lettering pieces.Prelim leaves are sl spotted but main text jst slight scattered spots. A VG set from the Pitchford Hall library in Shropshire

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        An essay on crimes and punishments, with a view of, and commentary upon Beccaria, Rousseau, Voltaire, Montesquieu, Fielding, and Blackstone. In which are contained treatises. Of the idea of God and religion, (as an incentive to virtue) - Scepticism and faith (as conducive to knowledge) - Heresy and toleration (as an enemy to and a promoter of happiness) - Religion in general (as a support to public peace). Of the progress of it since the Reformation (as productive of liberty) - the idea of honour, ambition, and pride (as the source of criminal offences) And of morality (as the source of all good).

      London: C. Dilly and J. Debrett MDCCLXXXII 1782 - 8vo., xxxi + (1) + 255 + (1)pp., with the 19th century bookplate on front pastedown of 'Worcester Library, instituted 1790>', and with its blindstamp on title-page and occasionally elsewhere, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and labelled. A very good copy. First, and only, early edition. Manasseh Dawes (d. 1829), Inner Temple barrister and writer on political and legal subjects, seems not to have practised long at the bar, his obituarist noting that he had lived 'in a very retired manner' for the past 36 years. Dawes 'sided with the Whigs on the law of libels, publishing in 1785 two articles commenting on the Shipley case: England's alarm, or, The prevailing doctrine of libels and deformity of the doctrine of libels>. His Essay on Intellectual Liberty and Tolerance> (1780) criticized Jeremy Bentham's A Fragment on Government>, and he defended the legal writer Sir William Blackstone against Bentham. He also intervened (1780) in the polemic between Joseph Priestley and Richard Price. In 1814 came Introduction to a Knowledge of the Law on Real Estates>, followed in 1818 by Epitome of Landed Property>.' [Hugh Mooney in ODNB]. But it was his Essay on crimes and punishments> that is his most enduring legacy. 'Of all the subjects that have ever been written upon', he declares in the Preface, 'there is not one of them of more importance to the welfare of man, as an individual, or to society, as a body, than that of crimes and punishments'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [A petition to King Miguel I of Portugal for appointment as supervisor of mines, accompanied by 9 numbered notarized transcriptions of supporting documents, 2 related letters to his minister and Secretary of State for Justice, José António de Oliveira Leite de Barros, Conde de Basto, and an earlier letter to King João VI].Marina Grande (in Monte Real, Portugal), 21 December 1825-11 March 1829. Folio and 4to. The petition, accompanying transcriptions and letters written in Portuguese. In an old brown paper folder and with a typescript list of the contents inserted.

      Petition to King Miguel I of Portugal by Frederico Luiz Guilherme de Varnhagen (1782-1840), requesting an appointment as "intendente de minas" (superintendent of mines) to replace the retiring incumbent, Barão de Eschwege. The petition was granted. It was accompanied by notarized transcriptions of supporting documents. With it are 3 related letters from Varnhagen, the first to King João VI of Portugal in 1825, requesting the grant of an estate in return for his many years of service and the other two to Miguel I's minister and Secretary of State for Justice, the Conde de Basto (1749-1833) in 1829, in relation to his petition. Varnhagen was born in Arolsen (Hessen), but in 1803 the Portuguese prince regent, the future King João VI, induced him to come direct the Portuguese iron works. When the Royal family fled to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in 1808, Varnhagen went with them helped set up a Brazilian iron works that he eventually directed with success.The letter of 1825 is folded horizontally and must have been turned 90° when the documents were stored, so that the water stain that runs through the foot of the other documents, appears in its gutter, running through the end of the lines of text on page 2. Extensive primary source material, especially concerning iron mining and iron works in Brazil and Portugal.

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        Beschreibung der Penninischen und Rhätischen Alpen.

      Zürich, bey Orell, Gessner, Füsslin u. Compag., 1782, - in-8vo, XII (Titelblatt mit gest. Vignette (Glacier)) + Seite 13 bis 385 (recte 395) + 5 n.n. S. (Inhalt + Verlagswerbung) + 4 Kupfertafeln gest. v. Hegi, hs. Notiz auf dem Titelblatt,; Verso Titelbl. Stempel ?Berg- u. Hütten-Ingenieurschule Fritz Himpel L. Eisleben Bibliothek?, Original H-Lederband d. Zeit mit Rsch. Rotschnitt. Schönes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe. Selten. Die Kollation für die deutsche Ausgabe ist bei Perret und Lonchamp falsch. Sie geben diese Ausgabe mit 1 Karte an. Das Exemplar der Zentral-Bibliothek in Zürich und das Exemplar in der Bibliographie des deutschen Alpenclubs ?Dreyer? sind, wie bereits 2x bei uns, ohne Karte. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Dreyer 786 (ohne Karte); Lonchamp 404; Barth (ohne Kollation) 18032 (die deutsche Erstausgabe 1782 mit Band 2 aus 1786); Perret 0658 pour la première éd. francaise de 1781 et la traduction all. en 1782. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dernier Voyage du Capitaine Cook autour du monde

      où se trouvent les circonstances de sa mort, publié en allemand par Henri Zimmermann témoin oculaire, & traduit avec un abrégé de la vie de ce navigateur célèbre, & des notes. Berne : Nouvelle Société Typographique, 1782. Octavo, twentieth century half calf over marbled boards with contrasting morocco title label, lettered in gilt, later endpapers, pp. xvi, 200, a very good, clean copy. The first French edition of one of the rarest accounts of Cook's voyages, written from a first-hand perspective by Zimmermann, who sailed on the third voyage. Heinrich Zimmermann was born near Speyer on the Rhine in 1741 and travelled through Europe looking for work from an early age, living in Geneva, Lyon and Paris before arriving in London in 1776. He worked in various trades during the journey, mainly relating to brass-making (he poured molten metals to craft bells in Paris), but in London worked in a sugar-refining factory, where the raw ingredient was arriving from distant colonies overseas. He learned of plans to search for a northwest passage from Asia to Europe being commanded by the then famous circumnavigator Cook, and signed on as coxswain. Against explicit British Admiralty orders, he kept a small notebook where he recorded his observations during the voyage, written partly in German shorthand in case it was discovered. The expedition sailed to the South Seas, and returned Omai to his home in Tahiti. (Omai had spent two years in England after joining Cook's second voyage). They visited the islands of Hawaii in 1788, becoming the first Europeans to do so, and then sailed up to the Bering Strait in Alaska in an effort to explore the possibility of a passage to Europe. The voyage returned to Hawaii where Cook met with his untimely death, and under the command of Clerke they sailed back to England. The results of the expedition were a military secret, closely guarded by the English naval officers, and Zimmermann knew that if he published his report it would cause an uproar. In the introduction he explains that while some of the secrets of the expedition do belong rightfully to Great Britain, he was not privy to these, and the details which he affords the reader in his account are simply truthful descriptions of the exotic lands he has visited. It is his duty to fellow seamen that he inform them of what lies on the far side of the world. Furthermore, Zimmermann presents, from a seaman's perspective, his appreciation of the personal qualities of Cook as a commander and as a man, which provides a valuable comparison with the official account. Writing on Zimmermann, Holmes says: 'Both French editions are of great rarity and interest'; Davidson comments: 'It is hard to predict the realization price for a copy if one were to come into the open market, as competition between collectors would be very keen'. Beddie 1629, Forbes 47, Holmes 44; Kroepelien 1363 Provenance: Justin Godart (1871-1956), French politician, Lyon, his bookplate to front pastedown; John Howell, bookseller, San Francisco, his printed description c.1980 loosely enclosed.

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        Rechtswissenschaft von richtiger und vorsichtiger Eingehung der Verträge und Contracte (Iurisprudentia heurematica).

      im Vandenhoekschen Verlage (bzw. im Verlag der Witwe Vandenhoek), Göttingen 1782 - 1.-3. und ins teutsche übersezte verbesserte Ausgabe. 3 Bde. Göttingen, im Vandenhoekschen Verlage (bzw. im Verlag der Witwe Vandenhoek), 1782-1786. 8vo. Schöne zeitgenössische Pappbände mit geprägten Rückenschildchen und schönem Rotschnitt. (St.a.T.). Eine der ersten großen Zivilrechtsmonographien in deutscher Sprache! - Claproth (1728-1805), Rechtsprofessor in Göttingen, verfasste dieses umfangreiche Werk zum Vertragsrecht. Claproth war der führende Zivilprozessualist seiner Zeit. Nach der grandiosen Zeit von Johann Stephan Pütter war es für die Göttinger Universität nicht leicht, einen geeigneten Nachfolger zu finden. Der hervorragende Ruf der Universität, sie war inzwischen die angesehenste in Deutschland, konnte mit dem Nachfolger aber noch gesteigert werden. Claproths Name bürgte für den guten Ruf der Universität, seine Schriften bestätigen dieses Bild. - I. (3.A.): Erster Theil welcher den allgemeinen alle Contracte und Verträge betreffenden Abschnitt, und die beträchtlichsten Verträge enthält; II. (3.A.): Zweyter Theil welcher die eigentlichen Contracte enthält; III. (1.A.): der Iurisprudentiae Heurematicae dritter Theil. Sprache: d [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A retrospect of the first ten years of the Protestant mission to China, ...Malacca, Anglo-Chinese Press, 1820. 8vo (22.5 x 14.5). Dozens of pages with a few Chinese characters set in movable type. Printed on Asian paper with horizontal chainlines. Contemporary half blue paste-paper, with a near contemporary printed label of K.J. Ford's Circulating Library, London.

      Cordier, Sinica, col. 1222; J. Lust, Western books on China 927. First edition, printed in Malacca at the southern tip of the Malay peninsula, of a detailed account of a wide variety of missionary activities in China, Southeast Asia and the East Indies by the Scottish Protestant missionaries Robert Morrison (1782-1834), who arrived in Macau in 1807, and William Milne (1785-1822), who joined him there in 1813. They were the first Protestant missionaries in China, made the second complete Chinese translation of the Bible, set up two printing offices (including the press at Malacca that produced the present book) and established the Anglo-Chinese College at Malacca under the auspices of the London Missionary Society in 1818. The book gives detailed information of the various books Morrison and Milne translated and printed, with a 66-page chapter giving a remarkably detailed account of the techniques and economics of Chinese printing. This chapter also includes extensive and detailed lists of Chinese books printed by the missionary presses and an appendix gives an account of Malay books.With a printed label, a rare and remarkable documentation of the lending library of Kanes James Ford (1792-1886), who learned the bookseller's trade under George Lackington. With an early owner's name, inscription and library stamp. With occasional marginal chips and small tears and occasional minor and mostly marginal foxing, but otherwise in very good condition and nearly untrimmed. The binding is slightly rubbed and stained, with the spine and corners worn, but otherwise good. An essential primary source.

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        Paris in miniature:

      8vo., (6) + 170 + (2)pp., including the final advertisement leaf, a very little foxing at beginning and end, well bound in 19th century half calf over marbled boards, skilfully rebacked to match, spine gilt with raised bands and label. A very good copy.Publisher: London: printed for G. Kearsly.Year: 1782Edition: First edition in English.

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        Versuch über die Beschuldigungen welche dem Tempelherrenorden gemacht worden, und über dessen Geheimniß; Nebst einem Anhange über das Enstehen der Freymaurergesellschaft. 2 Tle. in 1 Bd.

      Berlin und Stettin 1782 - Tit., Dedic., II, 215 SS. m. 1 Kst.; Tit., 249 SS. (S.123/124 fehlt), 2 Bll., m. 1 Kst.; kl.-8°, neuere HLwd.- Bd. m. Rvg. u. goldgepr. Rtit. (min. ber. u. best.) Wolfstieg 5138; Gardener 482; Kloss 2232; Lennhoff/Posner 1113; Taute 826. - Im Jahr der Erstausgabe erschienene Auflage in zwei Teilen. Mit einer Dedication an die Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München. Christoph Friedrich Nicolai war Mitglied der "Drei Weltkugeln". - Tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar mit beiden von Darcho gestochenen Kupferstichen. - Leider fehlt eine Seite vor der ersten "Beylage". - So gut erhalten sehr selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neueste Reisen durch England, vorzüglich in Absicht auf die Kunstsammlungen, Naturgeschichte, Oekonomie, Manufakturen und Landsitze der Großen. Aus den besten Nachrichten und neuern Schriften zusammengetragen.

      Leipzig, C.Fritsch, 1781-1782. - 4 Bände. 8°. Mit 4 (2 wiederholten) Titelvignetten und 1 mehrfach gefalteten teilkolorierten Kupferstichplan, sowie 1 gefalteten Kupferstichkarte. Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung, (leicht beschabt, Band 4 mit Wurmfraß an der Seite). Erste Ausgabe. - Engelmann I, 373; Schröder VII, 4173, 17. - Volkmann (1732-1803) bereiste nach seinen Studien der Mathematik und des Rechts zuerst Italien und England, später weitere Länder Europas. Nachdem er sich in Leipzig niedergelassen hatte, veröffentlichte er eine Reihe von literarischen und kunsthistorischen Werken, darunter auch seine bekannten Reisewerke. - Mit einem umfangreichen Register in Band 4. - Der Plan mit einer Darstellung Londons, die Karte zeigt England und Wales. - Vor- und Nachsätze leimschattig, Stempel auf Titel verso, Namenseintrag auf Innendeckel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schutzschrift für die Aechtheit der Rosenkreutzergesellschaft, von dem Engländer, Robert de Fluctibus, der Arzneygelahrheit Doktor zu London. Wegen seiner überaus großen Seltenheit und Wichtigkeit auf Begehren aus dem Lateinischen ins Deutsche, zugleich mit einigen Anmerkungen übersetzt, von AdaMah Booz (d. i. Adam Michael Birkholz).

      Leipzig, verlegts Adam Friedrich Böhme 1782. Mit 1 gest. Textvignette. 9 Bll., S. (3)-320. Dekorativer grüner HLdr. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Ferguson I, 284; Gardner 243; Wolfstieg 42291: \"Selten\". - Erste deutsche Ausgabe des \"Tractatus apologeticus\" (latein. Erstausgabe 1616-17) - Das Werk beinhaltet die Abhandlungen \'Von geheimen Bezeichnungen\', \'Hindernisse der Schulwissenschaften\' sowie \'Von Naturgeheimnissen\'. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Titel stockfleckig. Sehr gutes Exemplar! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Geständnisse von J. J. Rousseau nebst den Selbstbetrachtungen des einsamen Naturfreundes. [Übers. von K. G. Schreiter].

       Riga, Johann Friedrich Hartknoch 1782. 2 Bde. kl.-8°. 4 Bll., 432; 519 S. PBde. d. Zt. Mit roten Rückensch. Kl. Namenstempel a.d. flieg. Vors. Erste deutsche Ausgabe.Versand D: 4,00 EUR VD18 1545213001; Fromm 22673; Hayn-Got. III, 12646 - Im Jahr der französ. Orig.-Ausg. erschienen. 1782 erschien auch eine andere Übersetzung der Frau des Berliner Verlegers Unger, Friederike Helene, die allerdings nur Bucher 1-6 der Bekenntnisse enthielt (die von Knigge besorgte Übertragung der Bucher 7-12 erschien erst 1790).- Sehr selten!

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        Freymäurer-Bibliothek.

      Berlin, Stahlbaum 1782 - 1785... Erstes bis Drittes Stück, in 3 Bdn. gebunden. Mit 3 gest. Titelvign. XI, 204 S.; 7 Bll., 234 S.; 8 Bll., 255 S. Pappbde. d. Zt. Wolfstieg 858. - Das erste Stück in der zweiten Auflage; - Diese ersten drei Teile laut Wolfstieg hrg. von Joh. Alex. Hemmann und Joh. Wilh. Bernhard v. Hymmen. In anderen Verlagen und mit anderen Herausgebern erschienen bis 1803 noch 5 weitere Stücke. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. -Das erste Stück unbeschnitten, die beiden anderen unaufgeschnitten. Die Einbände etwas angestaubt, Rücken von Band 2 lose.

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        Beyträge zur Bestimmung des Alters unserer Erde, und ihrer Bewohner der Menschen

      Wien: Joseph Herold, 1782 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. 472 pp. Contemporary grey cardboard. ---- First Edition, very scarce. GÜSSMANN, Franz (1741-1806), a Jesuit physician in Lemberg and Professor of Natural History at University of Vienna, published a couple of interesting books on astronomical and mineralogical themes. He had been the first to suggest (in 1785) that meteorites actually fell from the sky. He was supported in this hypothesis by the German scientist Franz Chladni (1756-1827), but it was nevertheless well over 100 years before the theory was finally accepted, following the impact of the Tunguska metorite in 1908. This work deals with creation and the age of the earth and its inhabitants..

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        A petition to King Miguel I of Portugal for appointment as supervisor of mines, accompanied by 9 numbered notarized transcriptions of supporting documents, 2 related letters to his minister and Secretary of State for Justice, José António de Oliveira Leite de Barros, Conde de Basto, and an earlier letter to King João VI].Marina Grande (in Monte Real, Portugal), 21 December 1825-11 March 1829. Folio and 4to. The petition, accompanying transcriptions and letters written in Portuguese. In an old brown paper folder and with a typescript list of the contents inserted.

      - Petition to King Miguel I of Portugal by Frederico Luiz Guilherme de Varnhagen (1782-1840), requesting an appointment as "intendente de minas" (superintendent of mines) to replace the retiring incumbent, Barão de Eschwege. The petition was granted. It was accompanied by notarized transcriptions of supporting documents. With it are 3 related letters from Varnhagen, the first to King João VI of Portugal in 1825, requesting the grant of an estate in return for his many years of service and the other two to Miguel I's minister and Secretary of State for Justice, the Conde de Basto (1749-1833) in 1829, in relation to his petition. Varnhagen was born in Arolsen (Hessen), but in 1803 the Portuguese prince regent, the future King João VI, induced him to come direct the Portuguese iron works. When the Royal family fled to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in 1808, Varnhagen went with them helped set up a Brazilian iron works that he eventually directed with success.The letter of 1825 is folded horizontally and must have been turned 90° when the documents were stored, so that the water stain that runs through the foot of the other documents, appears in its gutter, running through the end of the lines of text on page 2. Extensive primary source material, especially concerning iron mining and iron works in Brazil and Portugal.

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        Curso nuevo de Cirugía para enseñanza de los que se dedican a esta utilísima Facultad. Mandado hacer por el Real Tribunal del Proto-medicato.

      Madrid, en la Imprenta de Joseph Doblado, 1782. 8vo.; 8 hs., 468 pp. Ejemplar falto de las dos láminas. Encuadernación de época en pergamino.

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        MEMORIE DI MATEMATICA E FISICA DELLA SOCIETA' ITALIANA.

      Verona, per Dionigi Ramanzini, 1782-1799. In-4 p., cartoncino muto mod. bianco, tit. ms. al dorso, primi 8 voll. in 10 tomi, della “Prima Serie”. Questa importante edizione, illustrata da numerose tavole inc. in rame f.t., contiene le "Memorie" dei seguenti autori: Tomo I - (pp. 853): Barletti C. - Boscovich R.G. - Fontana F. - Fontana G. - Landriani M. - Moscati P. - Lorgna A.M. - Conte Morozzo - Riccati G. - Conte Saluzzo - Spallanzani L. - Ximenes L. - Malacarne V. - Malfatti F. - Zeviani G.V. Tomo II - parte I e p. II - (pp. compl. LX,907): Barletti C. - Fontana G. - Lorgna A.M. / Malacarne V. - Ximenes L. - De Cesaris A. - Spallanzani L. - Bonnet C. - Volta A. - Bonati T. - Canterzani S. - Girardi M. - Malfatti G.F. - Paoli P. - Scarpa A. - De Cadenberg S. Tomo III - (pp. XXXII,723): Delanges P. - Lorgna A.M. / Malacarne V. - Fontana G. - Riccati G. - Slop G. di Cadenberg - Venturi G.B. - Ximenes L. - Arduino G. - Barletti C. - Cagnoli A. - Marino G.A. - Conte Morozzo - Spallanzani L. - Zeviani G.V. - Fossombroni V. - Girardi M. - Oriani B. - Pini E. Tomo IV - (pp. XLVI,595): Cagnoli A. - Giordano A. - Malacarne V. - Marino G.A. - Riccati G. - Rossi P. - Cigna G.F. - Lorgna A.M. / Malfatti G. - Salimbeni L. - Vassali A.M. - Zeviani G. - Barletti C. - Caldani L. - Delanges P. - Paoli P. - Spallanzani L. - Girardi M. - Maironi G. Tomo V - (pp. XXVIII,590): Cagnoli A. - Lorgna A.M. - Riccati G. - Canterzani S. - Delanges P. - Ferroni P. - Pini E. - Toggia F. - Zeviani G. - Malacarne V. - Pezzi F. - Salimbeni L. - Spadoni P. - Bonati T. - Stratico S. - Volta A. - Fontana F. Tomo VI - (pp. VIII,575): Bernareggi I. - P. Giovan Battista di S. Martino - Toaldo G. - Zeviani G. - Fortis A. - Girardi M. - Slop G. - Olivi G. - Cagnoli A. - Lorgna A.M. / Morozzo - Pezzi F. - Pini E. - Paoli P. Tomo VII - (pp. VIII,511): Cagnoli A. - Fossombroni V. - Zeviani G. - Caldani M. - Ab. Chiminello - Ferrari F. - Lorgna A.M. / Malacarne V. - Rosa M. - Spallanzani L. - Bonvicini G. - Rossi P. - Girardi M. - Barletti C. - Malfatti F. - Olivi G. - Salimbeni L. Tomo VIII - p. I e p. II - (pp. compl. XLVII,758): GiamBatista da S. Martino - Toaldo G. - Penada J. - Slop G. di Cadenberg - Soave F. - Delanges P. - Giovene G. - Rossi P. / Fontana G. - Cagnoli A. - Malacarne V. - Pezzi F. - Canterzani S. - Malfatti F. - Amoretti C. - Bonati T. - Caldani M. - Caldani F. - Chiminello V. - Savj G. - Mascagni P. - Vassalli A. - Zeviani G. - Zuliani P. - Paoli P. - Rubini P. - Venturi G.B. - Casselli G. Numerosiss. “Memorie” sono in "edizione originale", come cita il Riccardi,I,”M”, p. 149 che precisa: "Prima serie di questa preziosa collezione, in 25 voll.". Con aloni interc. nel t. ma complessivam. buon esemplare con barbe.

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        VOYAGES AUTOUR DU MONDE, et vers les deux Pôles par terre et par mer, pendant les années 1767-1776.

      Paris chez Moutard 1782 - FIRST EDITION 1782. 2 volumes, complete set. Text in French, 8vo, approximately 195 x 125 mm, 7¾ x 5 inches, 7 folding engraved maps and charts and 3 folding plates, 2 of boats and 1 on whaling, 1 situated in the text, the rest at the rear of Volume 2, pages: 1-432; 1-272, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, contrasting gilt lettered labels to spines, floral gilt decoration between raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers, edges red. Bindings rubbed and scuffed with slight loss of surface leather, head and tail of spine of Volume 1 slightly worn with a tiny chip at head, several of the folding charts have a small closed tear repaired at inner margin, not affecting image, 1 page has a small hole affecting letters of 2 words, easily understood, several outer margins have a small hole, nowhere near text, inner margin of endpapers have a few small holes, 1 long crease on a page of text (a paper fault), occasional shallow crease to text, plates and charts have some light offset, otherwise a very good clean set. The second volume includes Pagès's experiences during a whaling voyage in 1776, which includes much information on whaling and the natural history of the whale. See: The Parsons Collection of Rare Pacific Voyage Books, Part 2, No. 243. The tiny red stain to the bottom of the plate of a boat shown in the Parsons Collection and the bindings confirm that this was same copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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