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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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        Vue de l'Ile de Capreè prise en face du Golfe & de la Ville de Naples / Vue de l'Ile de Caprèe prise à l'extremite de l'Ile du cotè du Detroit & preès de la pointe de la cotè de Sorrente

      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. 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. Dimensioni 240 380mm

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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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        Carta topografica dè contorni di genova e delle sue valli di polcevera e Bisagno con le sue adiacenze

      1782. Pieghe editoriali

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        Il Bergamasco diviso ne suoi distretti di nuova proiezione

      Venezia 1782 - Carta geografica tratta dal "Atlante Novissimo" dello Zatta, edito tra il 1776 ed il 1785. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, in buone condizioni. Map from "Atlante Novissimo" printed in Venice between 1776 and 1785. The map was issued in Zatta's Atlante Novissimo a monumental 4 volume work and one of the last great decorative atlases. Copperplate, original outline colour, in very good condition. Dimensioni 325 415mm

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        Stato della Repubblica di Genova.

      1782. Incisione in rame, mm 325x420, colorata d'epoca ai confini. In alto a sinistra bel cartiglio figurato e dipinto. Antonio Zatta (1775-1797) è stato uno dei più importanti editori di carte geografiche del tardo XVIII secolo italiano. La sua opera costituisce un importante punto di passaggio tra la cartografia antica e moderna, più attenta all'accuratezza dei dettagli geografici che all'abbellimento estetico ricco di motivi mitologici o d'invenzione, come era quello dell'epoca precedente. La sua opera più importante è l'Atlante nuovissimo pubblicato tra il 1775 e il 1789. Buon esemplare con minimo strappo all'estremità inferiore della piega centrale e lieve piccolo alone al centro.

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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

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

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        Enchiridion. Curante J.B. Lefebvre de Villebrune.

      Paris: Typis Philippi-Dionysii Pierres 1782 - ONE OF A FEW COPIES PRINTED ON VELLUM, some natural discolouration to the vellum (particularly the final leaf), pp. [vi], 8, 96, 16mo, contemporary red straight-grained morocco, boards bordered with a gilt roll, spine divided by another thin gilt roll, green morocco lettering piece, other compartments with central gilt tools, edges gilt, green watered silk flyleaves and doublures, blue silk page-marker, preserved in a coordinated red morocco pull-off case (this with a spot of damage at base), fine. A finely bound example of one of the very few copies printed on vellum of the larger, annotated issue of Lefebvre de Villebrune's edition of Epictetus. Determining its exact limitation (and rarity) is complicated by the printer's habit of variations - there are two issues, with and without notes, both printed on vellum and on paper. (Included with this vellum copy is a paper copy of the printing without notes, pp. 46, in original blue wrappers, for comparison. The two have identical title-pages but the type is otherwise in completely different settings.) ABPC lists a copy sold at Christie's, 1978, described as 'One of 12 ptd on vellum' (making $1,600), but the limitation and the French title given there suggest that it may actually have been the French translation issued by Pierres in 1783, which Van Praet says was produced in a dozen copies. For this edition, Van Praet records both issues and under the issue without notes concludes that only four copies have ever been sold, while about this issue with notes he mentions only one (the dedication copy). There is a vellum copy of the 1783 French translation in the BL (and apparently copies of both the Greek issues on paper), while another sold at Sotheby's in 2008, but aside from the BL's holdings there appear to be no other copies of any version of the Pierre's 1782 Enchiridion in the UK. Worldcat locates the issue with notes in Gottingen, Erfurt/Gotha, and (possibly - no pagination given) Fribourg; the issue without is only slightly more common. Apart from the dedication copy, then, this may be the only other recorded copy on vellum. (Van Praet, III.31)

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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        SAMMELBAND. m. 6 kl. Schriften.

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

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        British Fresh Water Fishes. Illustrated with a coloured Figure of each Species drawn from Nature by A.F.Lydon and numerous Engravings.

      Folio. XXVI, 204 pages with 41 stunning full-page lithographs in colour. Wonderful recent half leather binding with new endpapers applied. Excellent condition. Extraordinary beautiful publication with quite some romance applied to the pages opposing the colourful illustrations. Here we find the localities where one can catch the illustrated fish, beautifully depicted by skillful artists. [Freeman 1782 / Nissen ZBI 2009 / Wood page 391] The coloured, chromolithographic plates of the fish and the facing, picturesque Vignettes are as follows: 1 - Perch / 2 - Ruffe and Miller's Thumb (Vignette: On the Avon, Strensham Reach) / 3 - Sticklebacks (Vignette: Easdale, Grasmere) / 4 - Carp (Vignette: On the Brathay) / 5 - Crucian Carp and Prussian Carp (Vignette: Breddgelert, North Wales) / 6. Golden and Bronze Carp (Vignette: On the Avon) / 7. Gudgeon and Barbel (Vignette: On the Thames) / 8. Roach (Vignette: On the Hodder) / 9. Chub (Vignette: On the Lea) / 10. Graining and Dace (Vignette: Pont Aberglaslyn, North Wales) / 11. Azurine, Dobule and Rudd, or Red-Eye (Vignette: On the Dart) / 12. Tench (On the Thames) / 13. Golden Tench / 14. Common Bream (Vignette: Rydal Water) / 15. Pomeranian Bream and White Bream or Breamflat (Vignette: On the Thames, near Eton) / 16. Spined Loach, Minnow, Loach and Bleak (Vignette: On the Derwent) / 17. Allis Shad and Twaite Shad (Vignette: On the Wye) / 18. Pike (Vignette: On the Doon) / 19. Salmon (Male) (Vignette: On the Tweed) / 20. Salmon Trout (On the Dee, Scotland) / 21. Salmon Trout (Var) / 22. Sewen (Vignette: River Scene, Aberglaslyn) / 23. Bull Trout (Vignette: River Scene, Langdale) /24. Galway Sea Trout (Vignette: On the Dargle) / 25. Short-Headed Salmon (On the Devon, Scotland) / 26. Common Trout (On the Trout Stream - Driffield) / 27. Black-Finned Trout (On the Llugwy, North Wales) / 28. Grilled, or Young Salmon / 29. Lochleven Trout (Vignette: Loch Katrine - Ellen's Isle) / 30. Gillaroo Trout (Vignette: Loch Awe) / 31. Great Lake Trout (Vignette: Pass of Leny) / 32. Windermere Charr, Cole's Charr and Gray's Charr (Vignette: Windermere) / 33. Torgoch and Alpine Charr (Vignette: River Scene ar Pont-y-Cyffing)/ 34. Loch Killin Charr (On the Wye) / 35. Vendace, Gwyniad and Grayling (Vignette: On the Dart, Lover's Leap)/ 36. Pollan and Powan (Vignette: The Wye, from Goodrich Castle) / 37. Young Trout, Salmon Parr and Smelt (Vignette: At Cleeve, on the Thames) / 38. Burbot, Eel-Pout (On the Wharpe) / 39. Sturgeon (On the Dee) / 40. Sharp-Nosed Eel and Broad-Nosed Eel (Vignette: Eel Bucks on the Thames) / 41. Sea-Lamprey, Lampern, Planer's Lamprey and Pride (Vignette: At Scalby Mill, near Scarborough) /

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

      Wien: Joseph Herold, 1782. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 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. Very Good.

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        Mappe-Monde description duu globe terrestre assujettie aux observations astronomiques

      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 Lattrè. 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 Lattré. Good condition, just some paper discoloration.

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        The Journey from Chester to London.

      B. White, London 1782 - Pp.[2], iv, 452, [6 index]. Frontispiece & 22 plates. Original tree calf, boards and spine neatly recased. A very handsome, clean and complete copy in original binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description de la ville de Dresde de ce qu'elle contient de plus remarquable et de ses environs

      Chez les Freres Walther libraires de la Cour, Dresde 1782 - Guide Travel and Explorations Guides in 16°, in barbe, pp. (20) 408 (4), bross. muta originale con rotture e macchie al dorso, brunitura generale della carta, rari forellini di tarlo (senza pregiudizio per il testo), lievi fioriture incisione in antiporta e grande carta ripiegata a fine volume, testatine e finalini xilografici [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Institutiones physicae praelectionibus publicis destinatae.

      Mayr, 1782. 2 tomi in 1 vol., in 8°, p. pelle: Pars I: Physicam generalem complectens, cc.nn. 8 + pp. 256 + 5 inc. ripiegate; Pars II: Physicam particularem complect, cc.nn. 3 + pp. 480 + cc.nn. 4 + 6 inc. ripiegate. Tagli rossi. Nervi. Front. fig. Finaline, testatine. Menda sul primo front. Sul front. della prima parte si legge la data 1782 mentre sul front. della seconda parte si legge la data 1779.

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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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        Inquiries concerning the poor.

      8vo., xix + (1) + 494pp., contemporary calf with single gilt filet on sides (bull and lozenge device), recently neatly rebacked to match with the original label preserved. A very good copy indeed from the 18th century library of John Cator* with his armorial bookplate on front pastedown.Publisher: Edinburgh: printed for T. Longman, London; and J. Dickson, Edinburgh.Year: 1782Edition: First edition: uncommon. Goldsmiths 12347. Kress B.483. Williams II, p.217.

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        Politica christiana para toda clase de personas

      1782 - Regulating the relation between the clergy and the Native American Population in Guatemala. 1782. Guatemala, en la nueva ciudad de la Asunción. En la oficina de Don Antonio Sanchez Cubillas. In 4to. 12 ff. + 17 + 283 + 1 ff. Contemporary vellum. An excellent copy overall. 4,800 $ First and only edition of this fine Guatemalan printing, of considerable rarity in the market. The work regulates, to a certain extent, the relation between the clergy and the Native American population in Central America. A beautiful Guatemalan printing which features borders to every page, and a small woodcut of a ship. Only two copies are found in Spanish public libraries, and two –one incomplete- at auction in the last 100 years. Palau, 219920. Medina, Guatemala, 477. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gretchen und Faust. 2 Lithographien von Johann Nepomuk Strixner nach Naeke von 1822. Je 28 x 19 cm.

      Der bayerische Zeichner, Lithograph und Kupferstecher Strixner (Altötting 1782 - 1855 München) studierte an der Münchner Akademie und wirkte 1808-09 an den von Alois Senefelder als Lithographien herausgegebenen 'Christlich-mythologischen Handzeichnungen' von Albrecht Dürer mit.- Die eine (Inkunabel der) Lithographie zeigt die erste Begegnung von Gretchen und Faust in der 'Straßen'-Szene ('Mein schönes Fräulein, darf ich wagen, meinen Arm und Geleit Ihr anzutragen?') sowie eine spätere Szenerie (von Gretchen und Faust?) in inniger Vertrautheit.- Im breiten weißen Außenrand leicht angestaubt und mit wenigen schwachen Knickspuren.

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        Philosophic Solitude; or The Choice of a Rural Life: A Poem. By a Youn

      , 1782. 1782. [LIVINGSTON, WILLIAM]. Philosophic Solitude; or The Choice of a Rural Life: A Poem. By a Young Gentleman Educated at Yale College. Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1782. 28 p. Stitched and untrimmed, as issued. Persistent dampstaining throughout, one fore-edge margin a bit ragged costing a few letters, but a good copy, and a remarkable survival in as-issued state. Livingston's anonymously published paean to the rural life, first printed in New York in 1747. This is the only New Jersey edition, printed while Livingston was the Revolutionary War governor of New Jersey. This is also the only known untrimmed copy. Evans 17575; Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754-1800, 356; Stoddard and Whitesell 323; ESTC W27625.

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        Der Rosenkreuzer in seiner Blösse. Zum Nutzen der Staaten hingestellt durch Zweifel wider die wahre Weisheit der so genannten ächten Freymäurer oder goldnen Rosenkreutzer des alten Systems von Magister Pianco, vieler Kreisen Bundsverwandten. [2. Aufl.].

      Amsterdam [d.i. Nürnberg], [Bauer], 1782. - 223 S., mit einer mehrfach eingefalt. Tabelle, Kl.-8°, Marmoriertes Halbleder d. Zt. mit 5 Bünden u. etwas Rückenvergoldung Gardner 179; Kloss 2651; Taute 851 "Gegen die Rosenkreuzer gerichtete Streitschrift, worin deren System aufgedeckt wird."; Wolfstieg 42504. - Zweiter Druck, bis auf die korrigierte Seitenzahl am Schluß (223 statt falsch 232) Wort für Wort identisch mit dem ersten. "This is a very important work in as much as at p 84 we find a large folding table in German of the order 'Fratrum Rosae et Aureae Crucis [.] 1763'." Das Original dieser Tabelle "must have been written by a renegade Frater" (Gardner). - Einband leicht bestossen u. berieben; Rücken mit Standortnr.; Innendeckel mit Exlibris der dänischen Landesloge; tlw. etwas gebräunt, sonst ein gutes u. schönes Expl.

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