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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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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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        Essais Historiques et Politiques sur les Anglo-Américains [and:] Essais Historiques et Politiques sur la Révolution de L'Amérique Septentrionale

      Brussels: s.n., 1782. Second edition of vol. I; first edition of vol. II. Lacks all maps and plates. Pp. [i-iv] v-xii, 135, [1], [i-iv] v-xii, 137-303, [1]; [4], i-vi, 152, [i-v] vi-xii, [1], 154-315, [1]. 2 vols. 4to. Contemporary calf, spine with five raised bands, stamped in gilt, with title and volume number labels, and marbled endpapers. Rubbed, joints starting, mild soiling to preliminary leaves, otherwise a clean and solid copy of the text. Second edition of vol. I; first edition of vol. II. Lacks all maps and plates. Pp. [i-iv] v-xii, 135, [1], [i-iv] v-xii, 137-303, [1]; [4], i-vi, 152, [i-v] vi-xii, [1], 154-315, [1]. 2 vols. 4to. Michel-René Hilliard d'Auberteuil (1751-1789) a correspondent of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, the latter having received copies of Hilliard d'Auberteuil's writings on America. This work contains contains translations of the state constitutions and the Declaration of Independence. Sabin 31899, 31900; Reese Revolutionary 69

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        Chansons choisies avec les airs notés

      Genève|[Paris]: S.n. [Cazin], 1782. Fine. S.n. [Cazin], Genève [Paris] 1782, 4 tomes en 4 Vol. in 24 (6,5x12,3cm), (4) xvi ; 220pp. et (2) 236pp. et (4) 240pp. et (4) 239pp., relié. - Second edition, but the first in Cazin.Partitions tunes at the end of the volumes. 48p. Partitions in Volume 1; 48p. in Volume 2; 38 in Volume 3; 40 in Volume 4 Full red morocco contemporary. Publisher's binding. Smooth spine decorated. Part of title and volume number in red morocco. Triple Net framework on boards. Back slightly thinned. Beautiful exemplaire.La most of the first volume is devoted to erotic and anacreontic song. Volume II: pastoral songs and poissardes. Volume III: Special Topics and vaudeville. Volume IV: free songs and copy joyeuses.Précieux in contemporary of édteur Cazin morocco. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition, mais première chez Cazin. Partitions des airs en fin des volumes. 48 pages de partitions au tome 1, 48 au tome 2, 38 au tome 3, 40 au tome 4.   Reliures d'éditeur en plein maroquin rouge d'époque. Dos lisses ornés. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin rouge. Triple filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Dos légèrement éclaircis. Très bel exemplaire. La plus grande partie du tome I est consacrée aux chansons érotiques et anacréontiques. Tome II : chansons pastorales et poissardes, tome III : sujets particuliers et vaudevilles, tome IV : chansons libres et joyeuses.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        A New Map of Scotland or North Britain, Wherein all the Post and other Public Roads are correctly Delineated; with the adjacent parts of England and Ireland

      London: Sayer and Bennett, 1782. unbound. Map, in two sheets. Copper plate engraving with original outline hand color. Each image measures 24.5" x 41.75" This two-part, large-scale wall map of Scotland depicts the country in intricate detail, with a particular focus on roads. has a particular focus on travel and post roads. Hand-colored lines divide and subdivide shires, mountains are depicted pictorially, and bodies of water such as lochs are all labeled. At the upper right is a large inset of the "Zetland or Shetland Islands." The upper left corner contains a decorative title cartouche, and a beautiful compass rose appears in the lower right. The map's lower left contains a key of "Distances of the Principal Stages on the Great Roads Leading from Edin [Edinburgh]." The map is in very good condition with little edge wear. Minor offsetting throughout. Robert Sayer (1725- 794) was an important English publisher of maps, portraits, and nautical engravings. Partnering with John Bennett around the 1760s, the two published the works of well-known cartographers such as Kitchen, Jefferys, Belling, d'Anville and others. This beautiful, large-scale map is an impressive example of his work.

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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!

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        Les Plaisirs de l'Amour, ou, Recueil de contes, histoires & poemes galans

      Montparnasse [i.e. Paris]: Chez Apollon [i.e., Hubert Martin Cazin], 1782. Engraved frontispiece and 17 engravings. 143; [ii], 140; 142 pp. 3 vols. 12mo. Later nineteenth century full rust orange morocco, spines and boards tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, a.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf. Joints slightly rubbed. Bookplate of Douglas Maxwell Moffat. Engraved frontispiece and 17 engravings. 143; [ii], 140; 142 pp. 3 vols. 12mo. An elegant collection of eighteenth century French tales and poems, finely bound by Zaehnsdorf. Brunet VI, 14177

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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Teil I: Europäische Gattungen,. III. Die Spinnerphalänen.

      - Erlangen, Wolfgang Walthers, 1782. 4to (approximately 28.0 x 22.0 cm). Half title, pp. 57-396 (=last) and 67 beautifully hand-coloured engraved plates by Johann Carl Bock. Loose-leaved in clamshell box (32.2 x 24.5 x 6.8 cm) with printed label.l One section, on nocturnal butterflies, of one of the rarest and most beautiful works on Lepidoptera which, if complete, should have 441 plates. This copy has a total of 79 plates, including the complete plate section of volume III and nearly complete text of the same part. The title page and the first twelve plates are in photocopy mounted on old blank sheets. In a new brown drop box. It does not include the supplement, but those plates present are of great beauty and are untrimmed. Horn-Schenkling, 6085; Nissen ZBI, 1316.

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        Histoire de la Vie privée des Français, depuis l'Origine de la Nation jusqu'à nos jours

      Three vols. Thick 8vo, orig. marbled wrappers (wrappers with a few pale ink stains), manuscript labels pasted on spines, uncut. Paris: P.D. Pierres, 1782.First edition of "one of the finest works upon the social life of the French people…"-Bitting, p. 280. Legrand d'Aussy (1737-1800), was appointed keeper of French manuscripts at the Bibliothèque nationale in 1795.While Legrand originally envisioned a more comprehensive work on domestic life, he only managed to publish the sections on food. This work is filled with valuable information on food preparation, the concept and organization of a "correct" meal, dishes to be served on special occasions and holidays, regional traditions, table customs, etc. There is also information about the guilds of the butchers, cooks, and pastry cooks. He has additionally compiled proverbs illustrating the most popular customs of the times. The third volume's final chapter relates the history of royal feasts and the culinary preferences of French kings.Very good set.❧ N.B.G., Vol. 30, cols. 429-30. Vicaire, cols. 510-11-"Ouvrage très intéressant et très utile à consulter pour ceux qui font des recherches sur la manière de se nourrir en usage chez les Français.".

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        Vue du Proscénium du Théâtre de Taormine

      "Bella veduta del tetaro antico di Taormina, tratta dalla celebre opera di Jean Houel ""Voyage Pittoresque des Isles de Sicile, de Lipari et de Malte..."" edita a Parigi, in quattro volumi, tra il 1782-87. Acquatinta stampata in seppia, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Dopo un primo breve tour in Sicilia e a Malta nel 1770, Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Hoüel nel 1776 ottenuto il finanziamento dal re Luigi XVI, decide di compiere il Grand Tour in Sicilia finalizzandolo alla pubblicazione di un'opera che illustri le antichità, i fenomeni naturali, gli usi e i costumi dell'isola. L'artista ha preventivato nell'isola un anno di soggiorno, ma gli sarà necessario un periodo di oltre tre anni, fino al giugno del 1779. In Sicilia Hoüel terrà un Journal, ovvero un diario diviso in più quaderni al quale affidare impressioni ed annotare itinerari e incontri. Servirà anche per tracciare veloci schizzi delle amate antichità e per redigere il testo dell'opera che pubblicherà. Dai "quaderni" si apprende, inoltre, che l'itinerario esposto nei quattro volumi sarà virtuale perché in realtà Hoüel visiterà alcune città più volte per osservare, durante l'anno, le festività o altri eventi. Rientrato a Parigi nell'estate del 1779, l'artista salda il suo debito col re offrendo quarantasei vedute eseguite a gouaches e oggi conservate al Louvre. Per pubblicare, però, il suo lavoro ha bisogno di un ulteriore finanziamento e vende perciò a Caterina II di Russia oltre cinquecento disegni e dipinti realizzati in Sicilia, parte dei quali i soli 264 superstiti si custodiscono all'Ermitage di San Pietroburgo. Del resto, in quegli anni l'abate Saint-Non aveva dato alla luce il primo tomo del suo Voyage (1781-1786), e questa concorrenza non giovò certo alla causa di Hoüel. Lavorerà poi con ferrea disciplina per otto anni a incidere da solo, con la tecnica dell'acquatinta, le 264 lastre di rame del Voyage pittoresque des isles de Sicile, de Malte et de Lipari..., edito a Parigi, in quattro volumi, tra il 1782-87. L'uso dell'acquatinta nei toni del seppia consentirà ad Hoüel di ottenere incisioni con effetti chiaroscurali più vicini alla sua sensibilità di pittore." "A beautifully rendered plate from ""Voyages Pittoresque des Isles de Sicile, de Malte et de Lipari"". Aquatint engraving printed in sepia on laid paper. Le voyage Pittoresque by Hoüel is a travel diary characteristic of the 18th century in which the author reveals both his scientific and aesthetic vocation. His book has enormous documentary value due to the accuracy of the illustrations and the richness of the text, which includes didactic notes and autobiographical and travel anecdotes. Hoüel's journey was funded by the king of France, Louis XVI. Although he was only intending to be in Sicily for one year, he eventually stayed there for four years. His financial support was tendered on the condition that the money advanced by the king should be returned along with the proceeds of the published book. However, the repayment was demanded too soon for Hoüel and the artist decided to repay part of the debt by donating some Sicilian paintings. Forty-six gouaches were chosen to enlarge the Painting Museum of Versailles (today preserved at the Louvre). Eventually, Hoüel and his creditor, the Compte Angiviller (administrator of the King's properties) went their separate ways and the painter was left to manage the publication of his book himself. The Russian Empress Catherine II became interested in the acquisition of Hoüel's 'Cabinet', comprising approximately five hundred gouaches, for which she paid forty thousand pounds. The works were sent to Saint Petersburg; 240 drawings disappeared and 264 works are now preserved at the HermitageMuseum. The four folio volumes of the "VOYAGE PITTORESQUE DES ISLES DE SICILE, DE MALTE ET DE LIPARI, où l'on traite des Antiquités qui s'y trouvent encore; des principaux Phénomènes que la Nature y offre; du Costume des Habitans, & de Quelques Usages" was printed from 1782-1787. They contain 264 aquatint plates on 263 leaves (plates 245 and 246 printed on the same leaf), all printed in sepia." Parigi Paris 378 263

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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.

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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.

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        Histoire de la Vie privée des Français, depuis l'Origine de la Nation jusqu'à nos jours

      - Three vols. Thick 8vo, orig. marbled wrappers (wrappers with a few pale ink stains), manuscript labels pasted on spines, uncut. Paris: P.D. Pierres, 1782. First edition of "one of the finest works upon the social life of the French people?"-Bitting, p. 280. Legrand d'Aussy (1737-1800), was appointed keeper of French manuscripts at the Bibliothèque nationale in 1795. While Legrand originally envisioned a more comprehensive work on domestic life, he only managed to publish the sections on food. This work is filled with valuable information on food preparation, the concept and organization of a "correct" meal, dishes to be served on special occasions and holidays, regional traditions, table customs, etc. There is also information about the guilds of the butchers, cooks, and pastry cooks. He has additionally compiled proverbs illustrating the most popular customs of the times. The third volume's final chapter relates the history of royal feasts and the culinary preferences of French kings. Very good set. ? N.B.G., Vol. 30, cols. 429-30. Vicaire, cols. 510-11-"Ouvrage très intéressant et très utile à consulter pour ceux qui font des recherches sur la manière de se nourrir en usage chez les Français.". [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Bibliotheca Historica Sueo-Gothica ; eller förtekning uppå så väl trykte, som handskrifne böcker, tractater och skrifter, hvilka handla om svenska historien, eller därutinnan kunna gifva ljus ; med critiska och historiska anmärkningar. I-XV + reg.

      Stockholm, Anders Jac. Nordström / Upsala, Johan Fredr. Edman / Upsala, Zeipel och Palmblad. Inbunden bok. 1782-1817. (Register 1889). 15 vol. samtida, dekorerade halvfranska band, 5 upphöjda bind, hela rödsnitt + registerdel, avvikande halvfranskt band. Graverade titelsidor. (54), 316, (18) s. + xx, 141, (7) s. + viii, 254, (8) s. + 344, (7) s. + 288, (8) s. + 224, (6) s. + 185, (2) s. + 229, (1) s. + 249, (1) s. + 208 s. + 174, (8) s. + (4), 183 s. + (2), 235 s. + (2), 304 s. + (2), 291 s. + Register 126 s. 13x20 cm.

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        Versuch einer Naturgeschichte der Eingeweidwürmer thierischer Körper.

      Philipp Adam Pape, Blankenburg 1782. 471 S. mit 44 teils mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln, Groß 8°, Haldleder der Zeit mit Rückentitel auf Lederrückenschild und mit Rückenvergoldung, Einband minimal berieben, die Außendeckel in Papierschutzumschlag fest eingeschlagen, Vorsatz mit sauberen Anmerkungen von alter Hand, Tafeln vereinzelt lose (die Bindung jedoch fest), Papier nur ganz vereinzelt minimal braunfleckig, insgesamt gutes und sauberes Exemplar,Versand D: 5,00 EUR Medizin, niedere Tiere, Parasiten, Zoologie

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        Das Märchen vom Zarewitsch Chlor. Von I. K. M. d. K. a. R. (Mit einem Vorwort des ungenannten Übersetzers).

      Berlin u. Stettin, Friedrich Nicolai, 1782. . [Skazka o carevice Chlore; dt.].- Erste deutsche Ausgabe. Goedeke IV, 1, 628, 1; Eppelsheimer I, 378. - Im selben Jahr u. im selben Verlag erschien auch eine französische Übertragung des "conte moral". - I. K. M. d. K. a. R. ist eine der zahlreichen Namensvarianten von Katharina II. [Ekaterina Velikaja, geborene Sophie von Anhalt-Zerbst (1729-1796)], seit 1762 Zarin von Russland. - Stellenw. etw. stockfl., einzelne Ränder gering fingerfleckig. Alter Besitzvermerk auf S. 17 (= C Truchsess). - Seltene Original-Ausgabe in hübschem, floralverziertem Privateinband

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        Catalogue des Livres de la Bibliotheque de feu François-César Le Tellier, Marquis de Courtanvaux, Capitaine-Colonel des Cent-Suisses, dont la Vente se fera...le Lundi quatre Mars, et jours suivans…

      Woodcut arms on title. xvi, 434 pp.; 24 pp. of "Prix." 8vo, attractive antique calf-backed boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Nyon, 1782. The Courtanvaux library was one of the largest collection of voyages ever formed. It was begun by Courtanvaux's son, Charles-François-César, marquis de Montmirail (1734-1764), who envisioned a collection of sufficient strength to aid him in his plan to prepare an annotated bibliography of all known voyages. Following Montmirail's untimely death, his father continued to add considerably to the collection, building strengths in natural history and the arts and sciences, in addition to travel literature. Courtanvaux (1718-81), a member of the Académie des Sciences, was an amateur scientist interested in chemistry, geography, natural history, astronomy, physics, and mechanics. A man of considerable wealth, he sponsored the voyage made in 1767 by Pingré and Messier during which Pierre Le Roy's marine chronometers were tested. Fine copy. 3599 lots and priced throughout in a contemporary hand. With the half-title, the author/subject index of 81 pages, and the rare 24-page price-list. ❧ Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Book Auctions…1643-1830, 295. Peignot, p. 92-"Ce catalogue est précieux par la collection de voyages qui s'y trouve.".

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        [Autograph letter, signed, to Johann Friedrich John].Haarlem, 27 May 1816. 4to (22 x 18.5 cm). Letter in French, in brown ink on one side of a folded half sheet of wove paper, with the address on the back with a stamp ("Haarlem"). The letter was originally folded four times more, displaying only the address at the outside.

      Cf. T. Sourkes “Devitalising the elements: Johann Friedrich John (1782-1847) and the liberation of phosphorus and potassium from a vital force” in: AMBIX XLVII, Part 1, March 2000; for John: Partington III, pp. 601-603; for Van Marum: DSB IX, pp. 151-153. An autograph letter in French by the notable Dutch scientist and botanist Martinus van Marum, to the prolific Berlin chemist Johann Friedrich John, in which Van Marum declares John the winner of a competition of the Dutch Society of Sciences (Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen) for his answer to the following question: "What is the origin of potash obtained from the ashes of plants; is it a product of the growth of vegetation and, hence, already present in those plants before burning them, or is it produced during the burning process?"The competition was opened in 1812 and his thorough answer was published in 1917 in volume 8 of the Natuurkundige verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem, pp. 39-160. The article would be published separately in German as Ueber die Ernährung der Pflanzen (1819).Johann Friedrich John (1782-1847), a student of the outstanding chemist Martin Heinrich Klaproth, was invited to Moscow as Professor of Technical Chemistry at a projected Imperial Economic Institute in 1804. However, the plans for the Economic Institute did not move forward, and John had to return to Germany in 1806. Back home he started working as a private teacher and in 1811 he became Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy at the University of Berlin.Martinus van Marum (1750-1837) was secretary of the Dutch Society of Sciences and director of Teyler's Cabinet of Physical and Natural Curiosities and Library. "Although Van Marum made no great scientific discoveries, he greatly influenced the dissemination of knowledge in those fields of science that made great progress during his lifetime" (DSB).In very good condition, with a small hole affecting two letters, some minor smudges, and a triangular piece of paper torn off on the address side from opening the letter.

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        Briefe über ein schweizerisches Hirtenland.

      Basel, bey Carl August Serini, 1782, - in-8vo, 2 Bl. (Titelbl. mit Vignette - Inhalt) + 135 S. (+ 1 weiss), unbeschnitten, Stempel auf Titelbl. Pappband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe, Selten. Anonym erschienen. Inhalt: Reise durch die Sanenthäler - Das Klima - Naturgeschichte - Das Hirtenleben - Bienen - Wirkung der Frühlingsweide auf die Landesökonomie - Abtrag des Landes, Butter - Käse, Ziegen , Schafe - Auflagen für die Armen. Sitten der Herden und Hirten - Gewerbe - Verpflegung der Armen - Sitten - Reise von Rötschmund über MosauPlease notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Goedeke XII, 104, 169; Wäber 108. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE NORTH-AMERICAN CALENDAR: OR THE RHODE-ISLAND ALMANACK, FOR THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1783.

      Printed by Bennett Wheeler, and Sold at his OFFICE, on the West Side of the Great-Bridge, [1782], Providence (Rhode-Island): - 12mo, 32pp, stitched. Uniformly toned. Several astronomical illustrations, Very Good. Housed in an attractive, modern, half-brown morocco slipcase, with the bookplate of Elisha Whipple McGuire, late 19th century New York lawyer and book collector. This year's North-American Calendar prints the "Treaty of Alliance, Eventual and Defensive," between France "and the Thirteen United States of America." As the Almanac's preface to the Treaty states, it cements "the Union of the States of America" with "the French Nation, by which we are connected with that Power in the strictest Bands of national Union and Friendship:- May God long continue." A Table of Coins is included, along with tables of road distances and the other usual almanac components. This is one of two 1782 Providence printings by Wheeler [the other one "for Henry Barber, and sold by him at his office on the Parade, Newport"]. It includes Wheeler's notice, dated 11 November 1782, "That he has removed his OFFICE to the House formerly occupied by Capt. Gid. Manchester." Evans 17796. Alden 901. Drake 12869.

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        Vue de Naples prise du fauburg de Chiaia, peinte d’apres nature par Fernet - e – Vue de Naples prise du Bastion appelé il Torrione del Carmine

      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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        La Char de Ste Rosalie, passant de la Marine à la Porte Felice pour entres dans le Cassero

      Parigi 1782 - "Bella veduta che raffigura il carro trionfale e la processione in onore di Santa Rosalia, patrona di Palermo, nel momento di accesso al Cassaro, la più antica strada della città. Tratta dalla celebre opera di Jean Houel "Voyage Pittoresque des Isles de Sicile, de Lipari et de Malte." edita a Parigi, in quattro volumi, tra il 1782-87. Acquatinta stampata in seppia, in eccellente stato di conservazione. Dopo un primo breve tour in Sicilia e a Malta nel 1770, Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Hoüel nel 1776 ottenuto il finanziamento dal re Luigi XVI, decide di compiere il Grand Tour in Sicilia finalizzandolo alla pubblicazione di un’opera che illustri le antichità, i fenomeni naturali, gli usi e i costumi dell’isola. L’artista ha preventivato nell’isola un anno di soggiorno, ma gli sarà necessario un periodo di oltre tre anni, fino al giugno del 1779. In Sicilia Hoüel terrà un Journal, ovvero un diario diviso in più quaderni al quale affidare impressioni ed annotare itinerari e incontri. Servirà anche per tracciare veloci schizzi delle amate antichità e per redigere il testo dell’opera che pubblicherà. Dai "quaderni" si apprende, inoltre, che l’itinerario esposto nei quattro volumi sarà virtuale perché in realtà Hoüel visiterà alcune città più volte per osservare, durante l’anno, le festività o altri eventi. Rientrato a Parigi nell’estate del 1779, l’artista salda il suo debito col re offrendo quarantasei vedute eseguite a gouaches e oggi conservate al Louvre. Per pubblicare, però, il suo lavoro ha bisogno di un ulteriore finanziamento e vende perciò a Caterina II di Russia oltre cinquecento disegni e dipinti realizzati in Sicilia, parte dei quali i soli 264 superstiti si custodiscono all’Ermitage di San Pietroburgo. Del resto, in quegli anni l’abate Saint-Non aveva dato alla luce il primo tomo del suo Voyage (1781-1786), e questa concorrenza non giovò certo alla causa di Hoüel. Lavorerà poi con ferrea disciplina per otto anni a incidere da solo, con la tecnica dell’acquatinta, le 264 lastre di rame del Voyage pittoresque des isles de Sicile, de Malte et de Lipari , edito a Parigi, in quattro volumi, tra il 1782-87. L’uso dell’acquatinta nei toni del seppia consentirà ad Hoüel di ottenere incisioni con effetti chiaroscurali più vicini alla sua sensibilità di pittore." A beautifully rendered plate from "Voyages Pittoresque des Isles de Sicile, de Malte et de Lipari". Aquatint engraving printed in sepia on laid paper. Le voyage Pittoresque by Hoüel is a travel diary characteristic of the 18th century in which the author reveals both his scientific and aesthetic vocation. His book has enormous documentary value due to the accuracy of the illustrations and the richness of the text, which includes didactic notes and autobiographical and travel anecdotes. Hoüel’s journey was funded by the king of France, Louis XVI. Although he was only intending to be in Sicily for one year, he eventually stayed there for four years. His financial support was tendered on the condition that the money advanced by the king should be returned along with the proceeds of the published book. However, the repayment was demanded too soon for Hoüel and the artist decided to repay part of the debt by donating some Sicilian paintings. Forty-six gouaches were chosen to enlarge the Painting Museum of Versailles (today preserved at the Louvre). Eventually, Hoüel and his creditor, the Compte Angiviller (administrator of the King’s properties) went their separate ways and the painter was left to manage the publication of his book himself. The Russian Empress Catherine II became interested in the acquisition of Hoüel’s ‘Cabinet’, comprising approximately five hundred gouaches, for which she paid forty thousand pounds. The works were sent to Saint Petersburg; 240 drawings disappeared and 264 works are now preserved at the HermitageMuseum. The four folio volumes of the "VOYAGE PITTORESQUE DES ISLES DE SICILE, DE MALTE ET DE LIPARI, où l’on traite des Antiquités qui s’y trouvent

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        Les Liaisons dangereuses.

      chez Durand neveu, A Amsterdam et se trouve à Paris 1782 - 4 tomes en 2 vol. in-12 de 248-240- 232-256 pp., demi-basane havane à petits coins, dos lisse, pièce de titre et de tomaison en maroquin brun (reliure de l'époque). Edition publiée à la date de l'originale. Edition E d'après la classification de Max Brun, Bibliographie des éditions des Liaisons dangereuses portant le millésime 1782 : « Le roman a un succès foudroyant. Sous la date 1782, paraissent au moins 16 éditions différentes ». « Cette édition, bien qu'étant celle qui se rapproche le plus des originales n°1 et n°2 ne peut en aucune façon être confondue avec l'une d'elles » (Henri Ducup de Saint-Paul, Essai bibliographique, p. 23). Quelques rousseurs.

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        Disegno della Seconda Macchina, rappresentante un Notturno Villereccio Divertimneto, caratterizzato con varie Caricature.

      1782 - Acquaforte e bulino, 1782. Da un soggetto di Giuseppe Palazzi. Bella prova, impressa su carta vergata coeva, con margini irregolari, per il resto in buone condizioni. Le macchine del fuoco per la festa della Chinea Chinea in senso letterale, era la mula bianca (o il cavallo ambiatore delle Asturie) che i Re di Spagna presentavano annualmente al papa in forma solenne per il pagamento del censo per il Regno di Napoli. Il cavallo, convenientemente ammaestrato, s'inginocchiava davanti al pontefice e gli offriva la somma di danaro contenuta in un vaso d'argento fissato alla sella. L'offerta era preceduta da una solenne cavalcata della durata di due ore e mezza, lungo un itinerario preciso. Per rendere più solenne la cerimonia, con decreto del 12 maggio 1691 di Carlo II, si obbligavano i "grandi" di Spagna a partecipare al solenne corteo, al quale seguivano per due sere spari di macchine pirotecniche accompagnati da esecuzioni musicali, balli e rinfreschi. La chinea, per la sua regolarità, non era soltanto la festa estiva per eccellenza, ma il migliore biglietto da visita della monarchia spagnola (poi di quella napoletana) nella città eterna, l'arma propagandistica più convincente per guadagnare un consenso universale e l'appoggio politico delle altre potenze. Le celebrazioni erano fastosissime, malgrado i problemi politici della nazione, ed il consueto ritardo nell'invio del danaro per il loro svolgimento. In occasione della festa, palazzo di Spagna e, successivamente, palazzo Colonna e palazzo Farnese, diventavano per due mesi all'anno l'atelier di inventori, pittori, disegnatori e architetti di macchine, nonché il momento di aggregazione di artificieri, fuocaroli, musicisti, fornitori e cuochi. Questi palazzi, inoltre, diventavano, per due giorni all'anno, sede dell'ambasciata straordinaria, luogo dal quale partiva la cavalcata e davanti al quale si innalzavano le « stupefacenti » macchine per i fuochi d'artificio, dove si disponevano le luminarie tenute accese le sere della vigilia e il giorno della festività dei santi Pietro e Paolo. Risale agli inizi del Settecento la consuetudine di allestire, il 28 e 29 giugno, due sontuose macchine in piazza santissimi Apostoli (più raramente in piazza Farnese), di cui conosciamo le caratteristiche grazie alle minuziose incisioni, accompagnate da esaurienti didascalie, che vennero stampate annualmente dal 1723. Monopolizzarono la costruzione e progettazione delle macchine di questo periodo Paolo Posi, architetto camerale della Repubblica di Venezia e di casa Colonna, in collaborazione con il suo allievo, l'architetto camerale Giuseppe Palazzi, e con l'incisore Giuseppe Vasi. Posi, ultimo epigono del barocco, celebrava Ferdinando negli apparati come appassionato archeologo, e come l'entusiasta monarca favorevole al trasporto in piazza di elementi popolari sulla platea d'un sontuoso edificio destinato al divertimento pubblico. Più che mai per tali apparati, ove l'incisore lavorò su disegni altrui, come d'altronde per spettacolari cortei o cavalcate cittadine, il Vasi è prezioso testimone ed interprete del suo tempo. Etching, printed on contemporary laid paper, small tear perfectly repaired, otherwise in good condition The engravings have been laid on canvas and framed; after a long work to repair them, they now look almost perfect. Signs of glue on verso, on recto signs of abrasions and oxidations. Chinea literally means white female mule, the one the Kings of Spain offered every year to the Pope as a solemn payment of the income of the Kingdome of Naples. The horse, duly trained, knelt in front of the Pope and to offer him a silver vase with money inside, that was fastened to its saddle. The offer was preceded by a solemn ride of two and a half hours, a long and precise itinerary. To make it even more solemn, as per Charles II decree of the 12 of May 1691, the Greats of Spain were obliged to take part to the cortege, which was then followed by two series of pyrotechnical shots and music, dan

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        TROISIEME VOYAGE de COOK, ou Journal d'une expedition faite dans la Mer Pacifique du Sud & du Nord en 1776-1780.

      Paris,Chez Pissot pere & fils, Libraires, quai des Augustins & Laporte, Libraire, rue des Noyers,1782.. FIRST FRENCH EDITION 1782, SECOND STATE, translated from the English by Jean-Nicolas Demeunier. 8vo, approximately 210 x 140 mm, 8¼ x 5½ inches, woodcut vignette of farm buildings and trees on title page, illustrated with a folding engraved frontispiece representing the death of Captain Cook on Hawaii, "Mort du Capitaine Cook à OWhy-hée, Fevrier 1779", and a folding engraved map showing the tracks of the Resolution and the Discovery, pages: x, [1] -508, complete with half-title, final page has the Approbation and "De l'imprimerie de Valade". Still in its original French marbled wrappers and uncut, housed in a blue drop down box, with gilt letter leather label on spine, and the binder's name in gilt inside at the bottom of the spine " Newbold & Collins, Sydney". The binding is worn and rubbed, half the lower wrapper repaired with matching paper and ragged at edges, spine rubbed with loss of marbled paper, the folding map has some small neat repairs to blank side and one larger repair running into image, but no loss, some folds beginning to split, text mostly clean and crisp with the occasional small brown spot, old ink manuscript notes on the blank side of rear wrapper, old ink name on title page, the same as shown in the image in the Parsons Collection of Rare Pacific Voyage Books by Hordern House, hard to read but looks like "Lestrange". Rare in original state. See: The Parsons Collection, Rare Pacific Voyage Books From the Collection of David Parsons, by Hordern House, Part 1, No. 123; David W. Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780-1900, Volume 1, page 38, No.45. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        La provincia di Brescia divisa ne' suoi territori di nuova projezione

      Venezia, Zatta, 1782. Incisione su rame, confini, cartiglio e bordura millimetrica acquerellati all'epoca, mm. 420x325 alla battuta + ampi marg. bianchi integri. Stato perfetto.

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        Ornamenti Diversi. - [2 Teile in 1 Band].

      Stesso Albertolli, Milano 1782 - o.J. [1782]; 1787. 2 Bll., 22 Tafeln [= Tafeln I-XXIV]; 3 Bll., 21 Tafeln (von 23), schlichter moderner HLdrbd., 51 x 37 cm. Enthält die ersten beiden Teile des Ornamentstichwerks von Albertolli (ein dritter Teil erschien 1796). Der vorliegende Band enthält 43 der von Giacomo Mercoli nach Entwürfen von Albertolli gestochenen Tafeln (die Tafeln XXI/XXII und XXIII/XXIV des ersten Teils liegen jeweils auf einem Blatt vor; es fehlen die Tafeln XI und XII des zweiten Teils). - Teil 2 mit dem abweichenden Titel "Alcune Decorazioni di Nobili Sale Ed Altri Ornamenti". - "Ouvrage bien exécuté" (Brunet 1, 136). - Ohne die bei Brunet erwähnten Frontispize. - Berieben und bestoßen; der moderne Einband lässt buchbinderisches Stilgefühl vollständig vermissen. Die Tafeln teils fleckig (einige wenige stärker fleckig). Das stark beschnittene Titelblatt des ersten Teils ist auf ein modernes Papier geleimt. Die erste und die letzte Tafel sind unschön angerändert und unschön berieben (die erste Tafel mit rückseitigen Reparaturen, die letzte Tafel mit Einrissen entlang mehrerer Falze). Einige wenige Tafeln mit sauber reparierten Rissen. Die Tafeln sonst ordentlich. --- Parts one and two of Albertolli's ornament work (a third part was published in 1796). The present volume contains 43 plates (plates XXI/XXI and XXIII/XXIV of part one are printed on one sheet each; plates XI and XII of part two are missing). Lacking the frontispices mentioned by Brunet. - Some wear to the modern halfleather binding (the binding being rather poor in style and in craftsmanship too). Some of the plates show foxing or staining (some few show heavy foxing). The cut out center piece of the title page to part one is mounted on modern paper (no missing text). The first plate and the last plate are in poor overall condition. Some few plates show minute repairs to the paper. The plates otherwise and all in all in good condition. 5002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Art de Nager, avec des avis pour se baigner utilement, précedé d'une Dissertation ou l'on développe la science des anciens dans l'art de nager.et l'utilité du bain, soit en santé, soit en maladie.

      Ouvrage orn? de XXII figures par Charles Moette. Quatri?me ?dition consid?rablement augment?e suivie de la Dissertation sur les bains des Orientaux. (Segue:) Suppl?ment ? la quatri?me ?dition.par M. Le Roux. Paris, chez Lamy, MDCCLXXXII (1782), - 2 parti in un volume in-12, pp. (9), 6-364; 12, legatura in mezzo vitello, ricchi fregi e titolo oro al dorso, tagli rossi. Con una tavola in antiporta e 22 f.t. incise in rame, raffiguranti i vari stili di nuoto. Rara quarta edizione di una delle prime opere dedicate all'arte di nuotare (la prima ed. usc? nel 1696). Quest'edizione fu accresciuta da Poncelin de la Roche ed arricchita del supplemento di Le Roux: ''Suppl?ment a la IV edition de l'art de nager.contenant le Plan d'une ecole publique de Natation, la description de divers nouveaux scaphandres, & de diff?rents pantalons imp?n?trables ? l'eau.'', Paris, Lamy, 1782; contenente la prima pianta della piscina di una scuola pubblica. L'intera opera ? finemente illustrata da tavole che raffigurano il nuotatore nelle diverse posizioni assunte nell'acqua. Ottimo esemplare. Graesse, VII, p. 133. Brunet, V, 813. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Architecture hydraulique, ou l'art de conduire, d'élever et de ménager les eaux pous les différens besoins de la vie

      L.Cellot, Paris 1782 - Pleine basane marbrée de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré portant les pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches rouges, gardes en papier marbré. Deux parties reliées en quatre volumes in quarto (28,1x21,5 cm) de : V1 : 1782. frontispice, (8)-xii-412 pages et 44 planches dépliantes V2 : 1782. (8)-423-xxviii pages et 55 planches dépliantes V3 : 1788. (8)-xiv-(2)- xxxii pages et 60 planches dépliantes V4 : 1790. frontispice, viii-480-xxxvii-(3) pages et 60 planches dépliantes. Reliures frottées, coiffes et coins usés, 4 mors fendus mais solides. Tome 1 : légère mouillure en marge supérieure, Tome 2 : Mouillure en marge inférieure, Tome 3 : Mouillure fragilisant le papier en marge inférieure (ne touche pas le texte), Tome 4 : Mouillure angulaire sans gravité et une petite déchirure (2 cm) à la planche 24 C'est l'un des premiers ouvrages scientifiques dans le domaine de d'ingénierie. Ce texte influent a été largement utilisé et a connu plusieurs tirages du 18ème au début du 19ème siècle. Il traite de la construction civile, du transport, de la construction navale, des voies navigables, de l'approvisionnement en eau, des fontaines ornementales, des moulins et des pompes, symbolisant leur état ??à la veille de la révolution industrielle. (Bibliotheca Mechanica) Ce travail c'est avéré inestimable pour les architectes, les constructeurs et ingénieurs. C'est un véritable guide pratique pour de nombreuses applications. Ce fut le premier ouvrage de ce type à faire un usage pratique du calcul intégral. Ouvrage richement illustré de 2 frontispices et 219 planches dépliantes représentants toutes sortes d'ouvrages hydrauliques (moulins, machines à scier, pompes, ports, acqueducs, fontaine, .). ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled sheep, spine gilt in six compartments, title and volume number in gilt on lettering-pieces, red edges, marbled endpapers. Two parts bound in four, 4to (28.1x21.5 cm) : V1 : frontispiece, (8)-xii-412 pages, 44 folding plates. V2 : (8)-423-xxviii pages, 55 folding plates V3 : (8)-xiv-(2)- xxxii pages, 60 folding plates V4 : frontispiece, viii-480-xxxvii-(3) pages, 60 folding plates Bindings rubbed, caps and corners worn, 4 joints cracked but sound. Part 1 : light waterstains on upper margin, Part 2 : waterstains on lower margin, Part 3 : strong waterstain on lower margin (without touching the text), Part 4 : light waterstain, small tear on plate 24 "one of the earliest scientific books in the field of engineering. Concentrating on civil construction he considers transportation, shipbuilding, waterways and water supply, ornamental fountains, windmills and pumps, epitomizing their state on the eve of the Industrial Revolution."Bibliotheca Mechanica". In 4 9665g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mappe-Monde description duu globe terrestre assujettie aux observations astronomiques

      Parigi 1782 - Incisione in rame, dipinta d'epoca, mm 306x455. Piacevole mappamondo disegnata da uno dei principali cartografi del Settecento francese, arricchita da un cartiglio barocco. Tratta da " Atlas Moderne " di LattrË. Buon esemplare appena ingiallito Copper engraving, mm 306x455, outline original color. Attractive world map, ornated with a rococo title cartouche. Boundaries outlined in hand colour.Prepared by Jean Janvier, one of the leading cartographers of the late 18th century.From"Atlas Moderne" by LattrÈ. Good condition, just some paper discoloration. cartografia.

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        Nouveau Voyage dans l'Amérique Septentrionale, en l'année 1781; et Campagne de l'Armée de M. le Comte de Rochambeau

      Philadelphie, Paris: Moutard, 1782. First edition. Frontispeice. Pp., ix, [x, blank], [1]-222. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf, edges red. Neatly rebacked with new endpapers. First edition. Frontispeice. Pp., ix, [x, blank], [1]-222. 1 vols. 8vo. Howes R361; Clark I:298; Sabin 72032; Leclerc 999; Chadenat 1196

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

      1782 - 2 ouvrages en un volume de Amsterdam, Marc-Michel Rey, 1765 et Neuchâtel, Société typographique, 1782, in-8, 2 ouvrages en un volume de XIV, (2), 328 pages, puis IV et 148 pages, 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. Intérieur propre et grand de marges [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      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. Chez l'auteur & Froulé & Nyon A Paris 1782 In-8 (14x22cm) xxij, 340pp. et (6) 376pp. et (6) 362pp. 3 volumes reliés

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        Blick auf die Küste m. Burgruine ( Castell ), großem Baum, Wasserfällen u. drei Männern im landschaftlichem Vordergrund. - "Pinxit in pariete Gesamtansicht spar Pussinus Romae, In Aedibus Exccell. Princ. Column. Mag. Comestab. Reg. Neapolis. Se vend a Berlin chez Jean Marc Pascal".

      - Kupferstich v. Cunego n. Poussin, 1782, 52,1 x 40 ( Abb.) Nach Gaspard Poussin, eigentlich Dughet. Eines der 11 bei Andresen genannten Blätter: nach G. Dughet s Landschaften der Galerie Colonna. - Schöner Druck mit einigen Schraffen und Linien im Plattenrand. Links unten Joseph Cunego del. et sculp. Romae 1782. - Bis auf den Plattenrand beschnitten und alt auf einen Untersatzkarton montiert. Lit.: Le Blanc, S. 76 ff. u.a.

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        Vue du Rocher de Scylla & d’une partie de la Cote de la Calabre ultérieure prise du phare de Messine e Rochers & Ecueils de Scylla

      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 245 190mm

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        Umständliches Lehrgebäude der Deutschen Sprache, zur Erläuterung der Deutschen Sprachlehre. 2 Bände.

      Leipzig, Breitkopf, 1782. - LX, 4 unnumerierte Blätter, 884 Seiten, 1 Blatt; 3 unnumerierte Blätter, 798 Seiten, 16 unnumerierte Blätter, mit gestochenen Textvignetten. 8vo (ca. 20x13 cm), Pappbände der Zeit mit Rücken- und Deckelrandgoldprägungen. Ebert 102 Anm. NDB I, 64. Erste Ausgabe. Johann Christoph Adelung war Bibliothekar, Lexikograph und Germanist. Auf ihn geht neben seinem Wörterbuch und diesem "Lehrgebäude" die Adelungsche s-Schreibung zurück, die in Teilen des deutschsprachigen Raums ab der Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts, und von der Zweiten Orthographischen Konferenz 1901 bis zur Rechtschreibreform von 1996 im ganzen deutschen Sprachraum mit Ausnahme der Schweiz für das "ß" verbindlich war - Die Einbände ganz leicht beschabt und lichtgebleicht, die Ecken minimal gestaucht, eine schöne Ausgabe in hübschen zartrosafarbenen zeitgenössischen Einbänden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description de la ville de Bruxelles, enrichie du plan de la ville det de perspectives.

      - Brussels, J. L. de Boubers, 1782. 12mo. (2),+ lviii,+ (1),+ (blank),+ 56,65-131,+ (3) pp.+ 5 engr. fold. plates. Sewn as issued, uncut, in somewhat worn blue wrappers. Title in ink on front wrapper. From the library of Ericsberg, with the signature of David Gotth. Hildebrand, dated ?Brusselle 9 Nov. 1782.? Carlander III, 564. David Gotthart Henric Hildebrand (1761-1808). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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