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        Ornamenti diversi [Ensemble] Alcune decorazioni di nobili sale ed altri ornamenti [Ensemble] 36 planches détails architecture Rome (Ca 1800)

      s.n.. First edition of these two works, of which the first appeared in 1782 and the second in 1787. Ornamenti has an engraved title and dedication and 24 illustrations on 22 plates; Alcune decorazioni has 24 plates. This set is followed by 36 lithographed plates published around 1800 of architectural details from the buildings of ancient Rome, based on the famous book by Desgodetz on the ancient buildings of Rome. All the engravings are on thick paper.Modern marbled paper boards, black morocco title-piece. Scattered foxing, dampstain to second title and in the margin of initial leaves of first volume. Paper good throughout. The son of an architect, Giocondo Albertolli specialized in stucco decoration - it was he who came up with the decoration of the Royal Palace in Milan and the Offices in the Palazzo Pitti in Florence. The publication of his works on ornament came under the aegis of his teaching. Most of the plates comes from work carried out by the architect-decorator, whose style can probably generally be described as Neo-Classical and whose published works make up a sort of breviary of Neo-Classical ornament and decoration.  s.n. s.l. 1782 in-plano (36,5x52cm) (4) 22pl. ; (6) 23pl. ; (4) 36pl. relié

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        De situ orbis libri tres.

      Cum notis integris Hermolai Barbari, Petri Jo. Olivarii, Fredenandi Nonii Pintiani, Petri Ciacconi, Andreae Schotti, Isaaci Vossi et Jacobi Gronovii. Accedunt Petri Joannis Nunnesii epistola de patria Pomponii Melae, et adnotata in provemium atque duo priora capita libri I. , et Jacobi Perizonii adnotata ad libri I. capita septemdecim. Curante Abrahamo Gronovio. Editio tertia. Lugduni Batavorum, apud S. et J. Luchtmans, 1782. With copperengraved frontispiece by F. Bleiswejk after H. van der Mij and engraved worldmap drawn by A. Bertius, together with textual engravings. [20] + 1081 + [55] pp. Well-preserved and very clean copy with red edges bound in nice contemporary full vellum with handwritten title and golddecoratations on spine and with blindtooled lines and golddecorations on boards, 1582. 3rd edition of the earliest Roman geography. Pomponius Mela, author of the only ancient treatise on geography in classical latin. Written about AD. 43 or 44, it remained influential until the beginning of the age of exploration, 13 centuries later.Included GEOGRAPHICA et Historica Herodoti, Quæ Latinè Mela exscripsit, ... concinnata, Ab And. Schotto, Antverpiano.

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         Dictionnaire de Musique - (et) diverses pièces sur la musique (dont) : le Projet concernant de Nouveaux signes pour la Musique, la Dissertation sur la Musique moderne, l'Essai sur l'origine des Langues, où il est parlé de la Mélodie & de l'imitation Musicale, Lettre à Monsieur l'Abbé Raynal, Au sujet d'un nouveau Mode de Musique, Examen des deux principes de M. Rameau, Lettre à M. Burney sur la musique...

      Genève, Soc. Typographique, 1782, 3 vol. in 8°, de 437pp. une gde planche dépl., XVII-524pp., 367pp. et 13 planches dépl. de musique gravée, demi-veau moucheté époque, dos lisse orné, pièce de t. rouge et verte, bon exemplaire. Ensemble des écrits sur la musique paru dans la collection des oeuvres posthumes de Rousseau publiée par la Société Typographique de Genève de Moultou et Du Peyrou (1780-1782). Ils forment les tomes 16 à 18 des oeuvres posthumes avec des faux-titres à la date de 1782, mais les pages de titre du Dictionnaire de la musique, et du Projet concernant de Nouveaux signes pour la Musique sont à la date de 1781. Certains textes des "diverses pièces sur la musique" paraissent ici pour la première fois. ¶ Dufour Rousseau II. n°393

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        Expériences et observations sur différentes branches de la physique, avec une continuation des observations sur l'air

      chez Nyon.. Translated work of Englishmen by Mr. Ghibelline. Original French edition. A third book published in 1783 and a fourth in 1787's copy of the library Sainte Genevieve hopes to 2 volumes on the date of 1782 Full mottled brown calf. Smooth spine decorated. Parts of titles and volume numbers in red morocco. Friction. A snag with a small tail lack of volume II. Red edges. English chemist and theologian, who isolated many gases, such as oxygen. He is considered one of the founders of modern chemistry by his contributions to experimentation. Priestley (1733-1804), pastor, theologian and chemist, was encouraged to publish his history of electricity by the Scientific and statesman Benjamin Franklin, whom he met in 1766 Priestley discovered among other things that the coal wood conducts electricity. In 1767, he realized that the electrification of the conductors is superficial. The same year he became pastor in Leeds, Yorkshire, where he became interested in research in the field of gas. With its innovative experimental work he was elected to the Academy of Sciences in 1772, when he published his observations on different air species. His greatest contribution is the isolation of oxygen in 1774. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! chez Nyon. à Paris 1782 in-12 (10x17cm) xxiv, 282pp. 1pl. (6) et (4) 312pp. 2 volumes reliés

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        DESCRIZIONE degli spettacoli, e feste datesi in Venezia per occasione della venuta delle LL. AA. II. il Gran Duca, e Gran Duchessa di Moscovia, sotto il nome di Conti del Nort nel mese di gennajo 1782. Adorna dei ritratti dei detti principi.

      1782. Venezia, presso Vincenzio Formaleoni, 1782, in-8, br. coeva in carta decorata (lievissimi strappetti), pp. 15, [1]. Con i due ritratti incisi in rame f.t. Nel 1782 vennero a far visita a Venezia il granduca di Mosca Paolo Petrowitz, futuro Zar di Russia Paolo II, e sua moglie; viaggiavano in incognito sotto il nome di Conti del Nord. Vennero accolti con una regata in Canal Grande, feste e luminarie; per l'occasione fu organizzato un combattimento di tori in piazzetta San Marco. Questa descrizione a stampa è - insieme ad alcuni dipinti di Francesco Guardi - la principale fonte relativa all'avvenimento. Solo 4 esemplari segnalati in ICCU (ultimo accesso: 16.02.2017). Condizioni più che buone.

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        Bibliothek der Geschichte der Menschheit. Dritter und vierter Band in einem Band ( von insgesamt 8 erschienenen Bänden )

      Weidmanns Erben und Reich Leipzig 1782 ( Ohne Verfasserangabe – Verfasser ermittelt ) Mit 254; 272 Seiten, goldgeprägter Oldr mit marmorierten Vorsatzpapieren und umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8° ( 16,5 x 10 cm ). Inhalt des 3. Bandes: Fortsetzung und Beschluß der Beschreibung von Guinea ( bis Seite 104 ) / Von den Issinesen, Bewohnern des Königreichs Issini auf der Goldküste / Einwohner auf Senegal in den benachbarten obern Gegenden von Nigritien / Einwohner des südlichen Theils von Amerika ( = Auszüge aus der Beschreibung von Patagonien und den angränzenden Theilen von Südamerika aus dem Englischen des Herrn Thomas Falkner, Gotha 1775 ) /// Der vierte Band mit: Einwohner von Grönland. Aus David Cranz Historie von Grönland, 2 Theile, Barby 1765 ( mit 166 Seiten ) / Einwohner von Island. Aus R. Horrebows zuverlässigen Nachrichten von Island. Aus dem Dänischen, Kopenhagen , 1753 / Einwohner von Island. Aus den Briefen, welche eine von Herrn D. Uno von Troil im Jahr 1772 nach Island angestellte Reise betreffend, Aus dem Schwedischen mit Anmerkungen übersetzt, Upsala und Leipzig, 1779. Der Einband berieben, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, der schmale Einbandrücken mit kleineren Fehlstellen zu den Kapitalen hin sowie hier etwas angeplatzt, das Titelschildchen auf dem schmalen Einbandrücken fehlt. Innen mit mehreren alten Besitzvermerken und alter handschriftlicher Notiz auf dem Vorsatzblatt. Wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten gering angeknickt bzw. etwas eselsohrig. Insgesamt von recht guter Erhaltung. - selten - ( Gewicht 350 Gramm ) ( Lagerort: Richey, DG ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Hirschfeld, V.A. Henze, Menschheit, Bibliothek, Afrika, Guinea, Goldküste, Senegal, Nigritien, Patagonien, Feuerland, Falkner, Grönland, David Cranz, Island, Dänemark Troil, Google, Isländisch

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         Des erreurs et de la vérité ou les hommes rappelés au principe universel de la science ... par un PH... INC...

      à Edimbourg, 1782, 2 vol. in 12, de 16-407pp., et 440 pp., pl. veau marbré époque, dos orné, une coiffe sup. lég. usée et qq. infimes trous de ver en marge du 1er vol. sinon bel exemplaire. Premier écrit du Philosophe Inconnu, paru en 1775. Il y a plusieurs tirages à la date de 1782. Cet ouvrage, condamné par l'inquisition de Lisbonne, est une réfutation des doctrines matérialistes. Il est basé sur la théorie gnostique de l'émanation ou des agents spirituels émanés du Verbe, telle que formulée et révélée à St Martin par son maître Dom Martinès de Pasqually. On y trouve exposé les idées fondamentales de St Martin et du martinésisme. ¶ Caillet n°9769 - Cat. Guaïta n°930 - Dorbon n°4306 - Fesch 1264 - Cat. maç. Bibl. de Lyon n°212 (autres tirages à la même date).

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        ESSAI SUR L'INFLUENCE DE LA POUDRE A CANON DANS L'ART DE LA GUERRE MODERNE.

      Dessau, aux depens de la Societe Typographique, et se trouve dans la Librairie des Savants, 1782.. FIRST EDITION 1782, French text, 8vo, approximately 230 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, 7 folding engraved plates at rear, pages: xxiv, 502, XV - explanation of the plates, rebound in modern quarter calf, maroon gilt lettered label, blind decoration to spine, marbled boards, new endpapers, fore and lower edges untrimmed. Pale age-browning to pages and plates, occasional brown spot. A good copy. The author Jakob van Mauvillon (1743 - 1794) was born in Germany into a French Huguenot family. He studied military science and served under Ferdinand of Brunswick during the Seven Years War. Later he taught military architecture and tactics and in 1790 was promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel. This treatise covers numerous aspects of the military arts and sciences: weaponry expecially fire-arms, battle formations, tactics, cavalry, exercises, marches, river crossings, camps etc. with many references to the art of war of the ancient Greeks and Romans and to the Seven Years War. The plates show diagrams of various formations and movements of batallions and platoons, the 7th shows river crossings. Not in Spaulding and Karpinski, nor Sotheby's Library of the Earls of Macclesfield, Part Ten, Military Books. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Voyages autour du monde, et vers les deux Pôles par terre et par mer...

      Paris: Moutard, 1782. Two volumes, octavo, with ten folding engraved maps and plates; in later half calf over original papered boards. First edition: the rare original account of Pagès's extensive narrative of travel and exploration, of most interest for the second volume which recounts his voyage towards the South Pole in search of a Southern Continent under Kerguelen in 1773-74. The ten fine engravings all relate to this part of the work.This was Kerguelen's second voyage, and a disastrous one: Pagès was to be an important witness in the subsequent court-martial of the commander for the events surrounding the dismasting of the Rolland during a storm. Kerguelen was dismissed from the service, and his printed account of the voyage, which was officially suppressed, is today very rare. This second volume also describes Pagès's experiences on a whaling voyage north of Spitzbergen in 1776, which includes much information on whaling and the natural history of the whale. Some scattered spots, small tear to first title-page, but a very good copy.

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        Voyages autour du monde et vers les deux pôles, par terre et par mer, pendant les années 1767 à 1776

      Chez Moutard. First edition, illustrated with 10 boards inset, including 7 large folding maps, a dismemberment of sea whales. All boards are found in the second volume in fine except for the folding plate of whale dismemberment.The book includes the relationship of three trips. Volume 1 describes the travel Circumnavigation qu'effectua Pagès by the west for 4 years. After Louisiana, Texas Pagès crossed in leaving his ship in Santo Domingo, he traveled on the Mississippi. This is the earliest known description of Texas in an English-language book (when the book was translated). Pagès crossed Mexico, then went to the Phillipine and Java, in Mumbai and Surat, finally in Arabia, dating back to Saint John of Acre. Travel is also made by land and by sea, and the author has gleaned number of observations about the customs and manners of the people he has rubbed. The second volume is dedicated to two trips to the south pole (considerations of the Hottentots, the meeting) then north. Chez Moutard A Paris 1782 in-8 (12,5X19cm) 432pp. et 272pp. 4 parties en 2 volumes reliés

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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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        Reglamento Para Precaver y Extinguir en Mexico los Incendios.

      1782. Rare Colonial-Era Collection of Mexican Fire Laws Viana, Francisco Leandro de [1730-1804]. Reglamento Para Precaver y Extinguir en Mexico los Incendios de sus Casas, y Edificios Publicos. Madrid: Por Don Joachin Ibarra, 1782. [iv], xviii, 90, xiv pp. Copperplate portrait frontispiece (of Princess Maria Luisa de Borbon). Quarto (9-1/2" x 6"). Contemporary speckled sheep, gilt fillets to boards, gilt spine, marbled endpapers. Negligible light rubbing to extremities, small scuff near center of rear board, light toning to text, internally clean. A very well-preserved copy. $3,500. * Only edition. Issued for Spanish Mexico, this is a code of laws relating to fire prevention, fire fighting and property damaged by fire. OCLC locates a handful of copies in North America, but only 1 in a law library (Harvard). Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 99408.

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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

      à Philadelphie, et à Paris, chez Moutard, 1782, in 8°, de IX-222pp., demi-veau moucheté époque à petits coins vélin, dos lisse entièrement orné (De la bibliothèque du château de Louppy, avec ex-libris aux armes des Vassinhac d'Imécourt, propriétaires du château) Bel exemplaire. Edition originale de ce récit pittoresque de l'abbé Robin, qui était alors chapelain du corps expéditionnaire français sous les ordres de Rochambeau lors de la guerre d'indépendance américaine. A la fois ecclésiastique et franc-maçon membre de la Loge "Les Neufs Soeurs" depuis 1776, l'auteur s'intéresse beaucoup à la diversité des opinions religieuses des habitants de l'Amérique du Nord; mais aussi à l'économie et au commerce du point de vue physiocratique en vogue de l'époque. ¶ Quérard Fr. litt. VIII. 83 - Howes R361 - Sabin 72032 - Monaghan 124 "Robin was, upon Franklin's recommendation, attached to the army of Rochambeau as chaplain where, in the regiment of the Vicomte de Noailles, he established a kind of welfare center. He writes in the same genial strain as most of his countrymen, with the peculiar kind of observation and tone of sentiment which marks almost all French travels." - Leclerc 999 - Chadenat 1196.

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        Dernier Voyage du Capitaine Cook autour du monde, où se trouvent les circonstances de sa mort, publié en Allemand par Henri Zimmermann témoin oculaire, & traduit avec un abrégé de la vie de ce navigateur célèbre, & des notes.

      Berne: chez la nouvelle Société Typographique, 1782. Octavo; a fine and very clean copy in an excellent modern French binding in the eighteenth-century style of grained dark blue calf, ornately gilt. The first and best French edition, and a most attractive copy. This edition contains, in addition to Zimmermann's narrative account, a life of Captain Cook adapted from material that had appeared in the Göttingisches Magazin, the work of either Georg Forster or Georg Lichtenberg (or both). First appearing in German in 1781, Zimmermann's was the first description of the third voyage to appear on the continent. Along with Rickman, it was one of two accounts published a full three years before the official account, and may well in fact be the earliest full description of the voyage to be published. Furthermore, in any early edition, Zimmermann's first-hand account of Cook's third voyage is one of the scarcest of all the Cook voyage accounts (there is, for example, no copy of any of the eighteenth-century editions in the catalogue of the Hill collection).Second French and German editions followed in 1783. "Both French editions are of great rarity and are of interest not only on that account but because of the additional matter which they contain... " (Holmes). Then followed Dutch editions in 1784 and 1791, and Russian versions were published at St. Petersburg in 1786 and 1788. These seem to have been all the appearances of the narrative until 1926, when the first version in English was published. As Rodney Davidson wrote of the early printings, "all these editions are exceedingly rare... It is hard to predict the realisation price for a copy if one were to come into the open market, as competition between collectors would be very keen... "."Zimmermann, a native of Speyer, was coxswain in the Discovery. From the start of the voyage he determined to keep a shorthand journal of the voyage and to retain it, despite the instructions... demanding the surrender of all logs and journals... His account is by no means free from errors, but it has an ingenuousness and charm which differentiate it from the other accounts. His appreciation of Cook's character deserves to rank with that of Samwell" (Holmes). Pp. 7 to 11 of this edition contain Zimmermann's long description of the Tasmanian Aborigines, with an interesting note in passing suggesting how many copies of the "Resolution and Adventure" medal, minted for distribution on the second voyage, were actually still available for distribution during the third voyage: on one day alone, Cook gave examples to eight or nine Aborigines, "which had such a good effect that the next day 49 more came to visit... some of whom received the same presents as their earlier compatriots, but none of whom was willing to come aboard the ships... ".Beddie records only the Mitchell and National Library copies in Australia.

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        Nouveau voyage dans l'Amérique septentrionale en l'année 1781 et campagne de l'armée de M. Rochambeau.

      Philadelphie, Paris , 1782. ____ "Récit pittoresque et sentimental du voyage de l'abbé Robin qui accompagnait l'armée de Rochambeau." Fay p. 16. Sabin 72032. Bel exemplaire broché à l'époque dans un papier dominoté : "A Orléans, chez Perdoux". *****. In-8. Collation : VIII, 224 pp. Broché, couverture papier peint en couleur.

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        Les Jardins, ou l'Art d'Embellir les Paysages.

      Paris: Philippe-Denys Pierres, 1782. Duodecimo, engraved title, engraved plate, half-title, single page approbation at rear, a lovely copy in contemporary tan calf, flat spine gilt with red morocco label, bumped. A rare work and a very attractive copy of the most celebrated and influential poem of Delille, in which the author celebrated the virtues of the natural garden or jardin anglais, rather than the fashion for neoclassical symmetry.The work includes a famous cameo appearance by "Poutaveri", that is the Tahitian Autourou, who returned to France with Bougainville. In the poem, Poutaveri glimpses a mulberry tree - the plant most commonly used in the manufacture of tapa cloth - and is overwhelmed with homesickness for Tahiti. The name Poutaveri is interesting as it was actually Autourou's rendering of the name "Bougainville", a name he took in honour of his former captain and Parisian host.Jacques Montanier de Lille (1738-1813) was one of the great eighteenth-century French poets, and his works were much reprinted and translated: his influence on taste in gardening was significant, and he is also known for his translations into French of Virgil's Georgics and Milton's Paradise Lost, two great works with gardening themes.Les Jardins was first published the same year in in a limited and now very rare large format edition by Didot, and this attractive smaller format edition immediately followed. The poem was a great success throughout Europe with English and German translations appearing quickly. A few early and late pages with some browning at head and foot.

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

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

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         Les Liaisons dangereuses ou lettres recueillies dans une Société, & publiées pour l'instruction de quelques autres. Par M. C..... De L...

      à Amsterdam, et se trouve à Paris, chez Durand Neveu, 1782, 4 tomes in 12, de 248pp., 240pp., 232pp., et 256pp., reliés en 2 vol. pl. maroquin rouge, dos finement orné, double encadrement doré sur les plats avec fleurons d'angles, dentelle int., tr. dorées, (Capé). Bel exemplaire Edition originale (dite du type E) correspondant en tous points aux particularités du type E décrit par Max Brun. Un chef d'oeuvre du roman d'analyse dont Baudelaire écrira en 1855 : "Ce livre, s'il brûle, ne peut le faire qu'à la manière d'un glaçon". ¶ Max Brun, Bibliographie des éditions des Liaisons dangereuses portant le millésime 1782 (1963) p.18 - En français dans le texte n°174 "Bible du libertinage pour certains, le livre s'impose surtout comme chef-d'oeuvre du roman d'analyse, comme un des romans les plus abstraits et les plus intelligents...." - Henri Ducup de Saint-Paul, Essai bibliographique, p. 23 "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".

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        Letters of the late Ignatius Sancho, an African.

      Two vols. in one, 8vo., with a fine engraved portrait of Sancho by F. Bartolozzi after a painting by Gainsborough in vol.I, and an engraved allegorical frontispiece in vol.II, also by Francesco Bartolozzi, (4)iiv - lvii(1)22(2)23 - 204 and (4)224pp., complete with both half-titles and with the additional leaf *C4 in vol.I, contemporary calf, neatly and appropriately rebacked, spine gilt and labelled. A very good copy originally owned by one of the subscribers, with her signature 'M. Bouchery' on front free endpaper.Publisher: London: printed by J. Nichols: and sold by J. Dodsley; J. Robson; J. Walter; R. Baldwin; and J. Sewell. MDCCLXXXIIYear: [1782]Edition: First edition. Blockson 11. Sabin 76310. Ragatz (p.548) and Work (p.475) both note the later 1784 edition. Goldsmiths (12525) has the 2nd ed. of 1783.

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        Relation de Deux Voyages dans les Mers Australes & des Indes, faits en 1771, 1772, 1773 & 1774... Extrait du Journal de sa Navigation pour la découverte des Terres Australes...

      Paris: Knapen & fils, 1782. Octavo, with a folding map; contemporary French mottled calf, spine gilt in compartments; a good copy. The only edition, and very rare: the bulk of the edition was suppressed by the French Government, supposedly because of the book's dedication "A la Patrie". This is an important account, by their commander, of two significant voyages which set out from France with the highest hopes. Kerguelen was instructed to find and report on the southern continent: French ambitions rested on the sixteenth-century reports by Paulmier de Gonneville of a land in the same latitude as the Cape of Good Hope on which he had wintered in 1504. The "Gonneville Land" mystery persisted for centuries: historians now believe that he had in fact been in South America.On his first voyage, Kerguelen found and charted instead the inhospitable Kerguelen Island, four years before Cook's visit there. His irresponsible reporting of the value of his discovery assured him of his second command, a circumnavigation with emphasis on scientific as well as geographical discovery - it ended in disaster, with Kerguelen dismissed from the service and imprisoned for six years as a result of a series of episodes at sea all of which demonstrated gross negligence.Kerguelen's two voyages finally proved to the French what Cook had already generally demonstrated - that the southern continent was a fiction - but more importantly, their disastrous result ensured that promotion in the French navy was henceforth based on merit rather than breeding. 'La Pérouse may not have been a well-connected courtier, but he was honest and capable: that he was given the opportunity to lead the most comprehensive French expedition of the eighteenth century was a direct result of the Kerguelen episode... ' (J. Dunmore, French Explorers in the Pacific, p. 249; pp. 196-249 give a full history of Kerguelen and his significance in the history of French exploration). Joints of the binding neatly repaired.

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        De la Nouvelle Jérusalem et de sa doctrine céleste ; d'après ce qu'on entendu au ciel. Précédé d'une breve dissertation touchant le nouveau ciel et la nouvelle terre

      Imprimé et vendu par R. Hawes. Original French edition, rare, after the first published in London in Latin in 1758. Blond Full calf and marbled glossy contemporary. Smooth back adorned with grotesque. Part of title in red morocco. Upper joint cracked the top 8 cm. Lower joint split into head and tail. Although this work is the most famous of the author, because of its title which many churches have taken the symbolic name, it is not the first of its kind and is even be a reduction of the heavenly arcana, but while Arcane is an exegesis of Genesis, The New Jerusalem is one of the verses of the Apocalypse of St. John, in which Swedenborg, as in his other works book an ultra rational view of metaphysics and spirituality. Renowned scientist, Swedenborg knows a mystical attack at age 55. God speaks to him and allows him to communicate with the angels: "I am the Lord, the Creator and Redeemer, I chose you to make known to men the inner spiritual meaning of the Holy Scriptures I dictate to you everything you should. write. " The author know several visions he transcribed in his books. Swedenborg no breaks with the doctrines of Luther which it is derived but the relationship with God based on love, and it gives great importance to the angels who are the foundation of the existence of good and evil and the soul is an emanation of divinity. He was soon regarded as a universal genius, evidenced by the considerable influence he had, particularly in France on the writers of the Romantic generation, Balzac, who is quoted extensively, and draw him boards to his theory of desire Baudelaire, Cazotte and elsewhere in William Blake, Jung ... and even in Japan, in the book: The Buddha in the north. Bookplates. Ernest Chausson buffer. Great composer and self-taught, died at age 40 and left imperishable works in the field including chamber music, in the wake of the French Wagnerian, imbued with deep shagreen and melancholy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Imprimé et vendu par R. Hawes Londres 1782 In-8 (12,5x21,7cm) xx, 211pp. relié

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        Lettre à M. le comte de Buffon, ou critique et nouvel essai sur la théorie générale de la Terre. Seconde édition, contenant plusieurs éclaircissements sur les principes généraux de cette théorie; avec un supplement où l’on traite plus en detail les questions fondamentales de la géographie physique, en discutant les différentes solutions qu’en donnent aujourd’hui les meilleurs auteurs.

      Besancon, chez Carmet; Paris, chez Esprit, 1782. - VIII, 360 Seiten, 8vo (ca. 19,5x12,2 cm), Ganzlederband der Zeit mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und floraler Rückengoldprägung, Ganzrotschnitt, mit hübsch marmorierten Vorsatzblättern. Conlon 80: 755. 2. erweiterte Auflage (die Erstausgabe erschien 1780). U.a. mit einem Beitrag von M. Pallas (St. Petersburg): Sur la formation des Montagnes; que les volcans on été les plus puissants agents de la nature, & des inégalités de la terre; etc. Der Einband leicht berieben, kleiner bibliographischer Eintrag von privater Hand auf dem Titelblatt, innen gelegentlich gering gebräunt, gut erhaltenes Exemplar in einem dekorativen französischen, marmorierten Ganzledereinband des 18. Jahrhunderts! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Johann David Michaelis deutsche Uebersetzung des Alten Testaments mit Anmerkungen für Ungelehrte. 11 (v. 13 Bänden).

      Göttingen und Gotha: bey Johann Christian Dieterich bzw. bey der Wittwe Vandenhoeck 1771 - 1782 - LXIV, 90 S., 190 S. Anmerk. ; [7] Bl., 136, 216 S. Anmerk. ; 196 S., 174 S. ; 104 S., 82 S. Anmerk. u.1 Taf. mit einem gefalt. Kupferstich 26x22 cm (Cerast [gehörnte Schlange] nach Zeichnung von Johann Ellis). ; 90 S., 100 S. Anmerk. ; 3 Bll., 122 S., 157 S. Anmerk. ; 1 Bl., 156 S., 208 S. ; 3 Bll., 238 S., 258 S. Anmerk. ; 94 S., 164 S. Anmerk. 2 Bll. ; 1 Bl., 74 S., 192 (2) S. Anmerk. ; XXXVI, S. 75-128, S. 193-344 Anmerk. (S. 199/200 fehlen) ; 152 S., 186 S. Anmerk. ; 146 S., 38 S., 123 S., 130 S. Anmerk. ; 2 Bll., 110 S., 230 S. mit 1 gefalt. Kupfertafel 41x33 cm (Ricinus communis Linnaei Wunderbaum, gez. v. Doct. Med. F. W. Weiß in Göttingen, gest. v. J. C. Mayr in Nürnberg). Mit dreiseit. Rotschnitt. -- KEINE REPRINTS! - Bis auf 1 fehlendes Blatt im 8. Band vollständig mit allen Seiten und Kupfern . -- Alle Bände: Ebde. berieben u. Kapitele gering beschädigt, Vor- u. Nachsätze m. Leimschatten, einige S. papierbedingt gebräunt, 1.Theil: Besitzervermerk u. Übersicht des Inhalts der 11 Theile auf Vorsatz, Theil 3: Hinterdeckel u. einige Bll. m. Fraßspuren ohne Textverlust, Theil 6: Vorder- u. Hinterdeckel, Titelei u. einige Bll. m. Fraßspur ohne Textverlust, Theil 7: Hinterdeckel außen beschädigt. 8.Theil: 1 Bl. fehlt (S. 199/200). -- Folgende Bände sind vorhanden: 1.Theil: welcher das Buch Hiobs enthaelt. 2.Theil: welcher das erste Buch Mose enthaelt. 3.Theil: welcher das zweite und dritte Buch Mose enthalt. ; 4.Theil: welche das vierte Buch Mose enthaelt nebst einem gefalteten Kupfer. ; 5.Theil, erste Hälfte: welche die Buecher Josua und die Richter enthaelt. ; 5.Theil, zweite Hälfte: welche die Buecher Samuels und Ruth enthaelt. 6.Theil: welcher die Psalmen enthält. 7.Theil: Welcher die Sprüche und den Prediger Salomons enthaelt. 8.Theil, erste Hälfte: Welcher die Weissagungen Jessaiae enthaelt. I.-XXXIX. Capitel. 8. Theil, zweite Hälfte: Welcher die Weissagungen Jessaiae enthaelt XXXX.-LXVI. Capitel. 9.Theil: Welcher die Weissagungen und Klagelieder Jeremiae enthaelt. 10. Theil: welcher Ezechiel und Daniel enthaelt. 11.Theil: welcher die zwoelf kleinen Propheten enthaelt. Mit 1 Kupfertafel. -- Wir akzeptieren VISA und MASTERCARD. Credit cards accepted. --- Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6500 OLederbände auf 5 Bünden. 21x17 cm. Erste Auflage (3. mit 11. Theil) bzw. zweite Auflage (1. und 2. Theil). [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Paris, Chez Lamy, 1782, 8vo (cm. 8 x 13,5) legatura in piena pelle coeva marmorizzata con tit. e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli rossi, pp. (8)-363 + 12 pp. di supplemento con frontespizio proprio e 23 tavole complessive incise in rame da Charles Moette. Spinto dal suo interesse per i viaggi marittimi e per i naufragi, Thevenot (1620 - 1692) compose quest'opera in modo che ogni viaggiatore e navigante per terre lontane avrebbe imparato a nuotare. Le belle tavole incise spiegano come tuffarsi, come nuotare assumendo varie posizioni, come pure sott'acqua. Le dodici pagine supplementari comprendono il progetto di una piscina pubblica e mostrano alcuni campioni di abbigliamento per nuotatori creati da M. Le Roux della Sorbona. Poggendorff II-1092; Von Lipperheide II-765. TINTO, Alberto

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        Tableau naturel des raports qui existent entre Dieu, l'' Homme et l'' Univers

      Edimbourg (Lyon). 1782 - 2 volumi in- 8°, m. pelle coeva, dorso e tasselli decorati in oro. (xxiv), 236 pp.; (ii), 244, (20) pp. Ottimo esemplare di questa rara edizione contemporanea all' originale. "Ouvrage assez peu commun de St.-Martin. C'est ouvrage est certainement le chef-d' oeuvre du Philosophe inconnu, dont il contient toute le doctrine. Basé tout entier sur les 22 clefs du Tarot et sur la grande loi de l' analogie, il a surtout pour but d' expliquer les choses par l' homme autrement dit, d' étudier l' Univers ou Macrocosme par le Microcosme. C'et ouvrage contient l' essence la plus pure du Martinisme" (Caillet, III, 9784-85). Dorbon, 4317. Chateaurhin, Bibliographie du martinisme, p. 18 (II). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mappe Monde ou Carte Générale de l'Univers sur une projection nouvelle d'une Sphére ovale, pour mieux entendre les distances entre L'Europe et Amérique, avec le tour du Monde du Lieut. Cook, et tous les découvertes nouvelles. Dessinée et gravée par Mathieu Albert Lotter.

      Augsburg 1782 - Plattengrösse zus.: 49x94,5 cm. Blattgrösse zus.: 55x102 cm. Kolor. gestoch. Weltkarte in 2 Platten, 3fach gefaltet. Eine der frühesten Erscheinung Hawaiis (O-Why-Hee) auf einer grdruckten Karte. - (Im Mittelfalz etwas eingerissen. Kleine Fehlstelle "in Benin, Afrika". Mit einem Eintrag von alter Hand auf der Nordroute von Capt. Clarke 1779. Schwacher länglicher Fleck auf Titel).

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        Tabula Geographica Generalis Imperii Russici ad normam novissimarum observationum...

      1782. Bella e grande mappa fine dell' Impero Russo, pubblicata a Venezia da Francois Santini e incisa da Remondini. La mappa si basa sul lavoro di Johann Treskot e Johann Schmidt, i cui 23 fogli di rilievi della Russia, completati nel 1776 per l'Accademia Imperiale delle Scienze, hanno rappresentato un importante passo in avanti nella moderna mappatura scientifica della Russia. L'impero russo è riportato in tutta la sua estensione, Lituania e Polonia a ovest verso l'Oceano Pacifico e le Isole Aleutine in Oriente, con grande dettaglio e raffinatezza. Il rilievo di Treskot & Schmidt della Russia è stato il più importante dopo i lavori di Joseph Nicolas De L'Isle. Quasi immediatamente dopo la pubblicazione dell' atlante della Russia di de l'Isle nel 1745, il Dipartimento geografico dell' Accademia delle Scienze di San Pietroburgo, ha iniziato la pianificazione per un nuovo atlante della Russia. Per vari motivi, però, un lavoro aggiornato non sarebbe apparso se non diversi decenni dopo. Come è stato notato da Leo Bagrow: Ci sono frequenti riferimenti agli atlanti dell'Impero russo pubblicati durante i decenni del 1750 e 1760 ... In realtà, questi atlanti erano semplicemente raccolte di mappe sciolte pubblicate negli anni successivi al 1754, principalmente durante il periodo di Lomonosov e Rumovskiy ... Copie di tali atlanti erano quindi singole collezioni di singole mappe, a volte corredati di un frontespizio, che, a quanto pare, erano solitamente stampati in una sola copia. I più prolifici cartografi di questo periodo erano Johann Schmidt e Johann Treskot. Bagrow nota che questi cartografi sono stati molto attivi nel rivedere il lavoro di De L'Isle negli anni dal 1750 al 1770, con Schmidt focalizzato sulle regioni baltiche e Treskot su Siberia. Incisione su rame, impressa su tre fogli di carta vergata uniti insieme, coloritura originale delle linee di confine, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Fine late 18th Century map of Russia, published in Venice by Francois Santini and engraved by Remondini. The map is based upon the work of Johann Treskot and Johann Schmidt, whose 23 sheet survey of Russia, completed in 1776 for the Imperial Academy of Sciences, represented an important leap forward in the modern scientific mapping of Russia. From Lithuania and Poland in the west to the Pacific Ocean and the Aleutian Islands in the east, the Russian Empire sprawls across this map with great detail and refinement. Treskot & Schmidt's survey of Russia was the next major survey following the work of Joseph Nicolas De L'Isle. Almost immediately after the publication of De l'Isle's atlas of Russia in 1745, the Geographical Department of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences began planning for a new atlas of Russia. For various reasons, however, an updated work would not appear for several decades. As noted by Leo Bagrow There are frequent references to atlases of the Russian Empire published during the decades of the 1750's and 1760's...Actually, these atlases were simply loose collections of maps published the years following 1754, primarily during the period of Lomonosov and Rumovskiy...Copies of such atlases were individual collections of maps, sometimes provided with a title page which, it would seem, was usually printed in one copy only. The most prolific of these mapmakers were Johann Schmidt and Johann Treskot. Bagrow notes that these mapmakers were actively revising De L'Isle's work in the 1750s and 1760s, with Schmidt focused on the Baltic Regions and Treskot on Siberia. Engraving, printed on three sheets joined, outiles in original colors, in very good condition. Venezia Venice 1400 640

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         Règle maçonnique à l'usage des Loges Réunies et Rectifiées arrêtée au Convent de Wilhelmsbad

      Paris, 5782-(1782), in 12, de 24pp., texte encadré d'un double filet, vignette au tire et bandeau en tête, pl. veau marbré époque, dos orné, coiffe sup. restaurée, qq. rousseurs aux derniers ff. Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de la règle maçonnique du Régime Rectifié arrêtée au Convent de Wilhelmsbad. On distingue plusieurs tirages à la même date avec des fleurons différents, celui-ci possède au titre un sage lisant sous un rocher. Les documents sur le rite Rectifié sont très rares. D'après le cat. de la Bibliothèque de Lyon le principal rédacteur de la règle de Wilhelmsbad serait non pas J.B. Willermoz mais le Baron Jean de Turckheim (1749-1824). ¶ Cat. Bibl. Lyon n°88 - Fesch p.1151 - Pas dans Dorbon.

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        DELLA ARCHITETTURA, DELLA PITTURA E DELLA STATUA

      Istituto delle Scienze, 1782. Marca ed. al frontespizio, 69 tavv. in rame Buon es.

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        Traité des affections vaporeuses des deux sexes, ou maladies nerveuses, vulgairement appelées maux de nerfs

      portrait, (2), XII, 595 Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1782, in-4, portrait, (2), XII, 595, (1bl), VI, (2)pp, pleine basane marbrée de l'époque, dos à nerfs orné (habile restauration), Manque à Laehr qui indique les éditions suivantes. Rare. Portrait gravé de l'auteur qui était médecin consultant du roi. Nouvelle édition largement augmentée, la seule publiée en format in quarto. Ouvrage important qui connut un franc succès Reliure un peu frottée

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        Die Deutsche Kaisergeschichte in Sigillen.

      Gotha, o. V. (vermutlich Carl Wilhelm Ettinger), 1782 16,3 cm (kl. 8). Ein unbedrucktes Blatt, Titelblatt, 3 Bll. Einleitung und 57 einseitig bedruckte Holzschnitt-Blätter (von Karl dem Großen bis Joseph dem Zweiten), in Form eines Blockbuches eingebunden, später grüner Ganz-Leder-Band mit goldgeprägten Zierrahmen auf den Deckeln und Rückentitel (handvergoldet), Kapital-Bändchen und Vorsätzen aus marmoriertem Tunkpapier. - Einband gering bestoßen, Titelblatt mit minimalem Schrägschnitt am oberen Falz, dadurch dort auf 4 cm von der Bindung nicht erfaßt, 3 Blätter des Vorwortes ("Nachricht / die / deutsche / Kaiserkarte / betreffend") mit oberen Staubrand, etwas stärker braunfleckig Karten- Blätter vereizelt gering braunfleckig und etwas fingerfleckig insgesamt gut erhalten. - Karten-Blätter alle in gleicher Aufteilung und Aufmachung: Rahmen ca. 12 x 6,5 cm ca im oberen Drittel mit Holzschnitt-Abbildungen nach Sigillen, wobei die meisten Abbildungen laut Vorwort aus "Struvs cortpus historiae germanicae" entnommen sind, "von Maximilianen dem Ersten aber entlehnten wir sie alle von Originalthalern." - Der untere Teil der Karten ist jeweils mit einer kurzen Beschreibung des jeweiligen Kaisers versehen. Des weiteren folgt im Vorwort eine Spielanleitung "Denjenigen zu Gefallen, welche diese Karte wirklich als Karte, das heißt, zum Spielen gebrauchen wollen, ...". Interessanterwieise ist der Spielverlauf laut Spielanleitung sehr subjektiv, indem von den Spielern Charaktereigenschaften aus dem Text ermittelt werden müssen, die mit denen der eigenen Karrten übereinstimmen. "Entsteht wegen der Vergleichung ein Streit, so hat der jedesmalige Austheiler das Recht ihn zu entscheiden." - Dieses Buch wohl erstmals erschienen als : "Deutsche Kaiserkarte, dem durchlauchigsten Erbprinzen von SAchsen-Gotha und Altenburg gewidmet: Gotha, bey Carl Wilhelm Ettinger, 1778. 12, 55 (!) Bl.

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        Deux mémoires sur le calcul différentiel et l'infini

      2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-4 Toulouse, 1782 et 1788, , 2 ouvrages en 1 volume in-4 de 22 pages et 1 planche, puis de 40 pages, demi-veau moderne, dos lisse portant une pièce de titre, Deux mémoires en édition originale tirés des "Histoire et mémoires de l'Académie royale des sciences, inscriptions et belles lettres de Toulouse" (pages 43-64 du premier volume paru en 1782, et pages 29-72 du troisième volume publié en 1788). Roger Martin, appelé aussi Abbé Martin jusqu'à la Révolution, naquit en 1742 à Estadens dans la Haute-Garonne ; brillant élève de sciences, il fut nommé professeur de philosophie à 20 ans au Collège Royal de Toulouse. Passionné de physique et de mathématique, il parvint à faire instaurer dans ce même Collège un cabinet de physique expérimentale ; les leçons qu'il y professait eurent un grand succès. Dans les deux présents mémoires, lus à sept ans d'intervalle devant l'Académie de Toulouse, l'auteur pose le problèmes de l'infini mathématique à l'aune de la méthode du calcul différentiel initié par Newton et développé par Leibniz, tout en appréhendant ses méthodes nouvelles et modernes par le biais de "la méthode des Anciens, connue sous le nom de méthode d'exhaustion ou des limites". Traces de mouillures anciennes sur le premier mémoire.

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

      Antonio de Sancha., Madrid, 1782 - Los tres en un mismo volumen. Bonita encuadernación de época en piel, lomo liso, hilos dorados, tejuelo rojo y cortes rojos.Palau, 73771. . . IMPORTANTE. Lea Nuestras Condiciones de Venta y Gastos de Envío. Contrareembolso 4 eur.

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        Voyage aux INDES ORIENTALES et à la CHINE, fait par ordre du Roi, 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 Madégaffes; 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.

      Auteur, Froullé, Nyon, Barrois 1782 - 3 volumes in-8 de XXII 340 pp., 3 ff.n.ch. 376 pp. et 3 ff.n.ch. 362 pp., plein veau porphyre de l'époque, dos lisse richement orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et vert, triple filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, tranches jaspées. Edition in-8, parue la même année que l'édition originale au format in-quarto (Cordier, Bibliotheca Sinica, 2102 - Galibert, 75 - Gay, 3055 - Ryckebusch, 7578). Ouvrage illustré de 7 planches gravées par Poisson d'après les dessins de Sonnerat : un plan de Pondichéry , une chauderie et un pagotin, un temple ou pagode des gentils de la cote de Coromandel, la fête de Teroton ou course du char, une vue de la ville de Canton, des Hottentots et des Caffres ; les planches sont gravées par Jean-Baptiste Marie Poisson d'après les dessins de Sonnerat. Bel exemplaire sur beau papier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bowles's Post-Chaise Companion; or, Travellers Directory through England and Wales: Being an Actual Survey of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads [2 volumes]

      Published by Carington Bowles, London 1782 - , 200 pages of black and white road map across the 2 volumes, along with a frontispiece in the first volume, first volume also with a xvi page index in front and a 5 page 'Circuits of the Judges' in rear, volume 2 with a 38 page account of all the fairs in England and Wales at the rear Second Edition , some wear to head and tail of spine, corners of boards bumped and rounded, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown in both volumes, internally pages slightly tanned, overall a nice set in good+ condition , full green calf, gilt rules on spine, gilt title and volume number to red title label on spine , 16.5 x 11 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Voyages autour du monde et vers les deux pôles, par terre et par mer

      deux volumes in-8, 432 + 272 Paris, Moutard, 1782, , deux volumes in-8, 432 + 272 pages, 10 planches dépliantes, veau marbré de l'époque, dos lisses et fleuronnés, pièces de titre tabac et tomaisons brunes, Édition originale. Description des trois voyages, entrepris chacun de manière très différente, par le Vicomte de Pagès (1748-1793), enseigne de vaisseau à Saint-Domingue, animé par "l'ambition des grandes entreprises, & surtout un penchant invincible pour les choses qui pouvoient [le] rapprocher de cette simplicité primitive de la nature sauvage, belle de sa propre beauté". Publiés une douzaine d'années après le très célèbre Voyage de Bougainville, les Voyages de Pagès n'eurent pas le même retentissement auprès de ses contemporains. Notons que Pagès n'est pas l'auteur des Nouveaux voyages autour du monde publiés en 1797 ; ceux-ci sont de François Xavier Pagès (1745-1802). Exemplaire bien complet des 7 grandes cartes, dont celle de l'Amérique septentrionale "qui contient partie de la Nle. Espagne, et de la Louisiane", et des 3 planches, l'une d'elle figurant le "Dépécement de la baleine", l'ensemble gravé par Bernard. Pierre-Marie-François Pagès se lança en juin 1767 dans sa première grande aventure, en solitaire et sans financement, qui le conduisit par voie de mer et de terre de Cap-Haïtien jusqu'à Marseille, où il arriva en 1771 épuisé et ruiné : le premier volume de ses Voyages décrit son passage par la Nouvelle-Orléans, le Mississippi, le Texas, le Mexique, les Philippines, le séjour à Manille puis à Batavia dans les Indes Orientales et le retour en France en passant par les Indes, le Golfe Persique, le Proche-Orient et la Méditerranée. En 1773, il accompagna Kerguelen dans sa seconde expédition vers les terres australes et le Pôle Sud, et, en 1776, il partit de Hollande pour le Spitzberg sur un baleinier : ces deux voyages sont décrits dans le second volume. Dos restaurés. Sabin 58168.

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        Hemisphere Oriental

      Artist: Dezauche JA; issued in: Paris; date: 1782 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; condition: Very good; size in cm : 51,5 x 51,5 - description: map of the eastern hemisphere after G. de l'Isle with the itineraries of Capitan Cook. - Vita of the artist: J. A. Dezauche was the successor to Guillaume De L'Isle and Philipe Buache.

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        ELEMENTOS DE ARITMETICA, ÁLGEBRA Y GEOMETRÍA

      Joaquín Ibarra, Madrid 1782 - Materia: Libro antiguo del siglo XVIII. Matemáticas. Joaquín Ibarra. Publicación: Madrid, Por D. Joachin Ibarra Impresor de Cámara de S.M., 1782. Primera edición. Descripción física: Octavo mayor (19 cm.) Portada, XXXII páginas, 442 páginas, 1 tabla plegada, 52 hojas de tablas, 8 láminas plegadas. Encuadernación plena piel con dorados y tejuelo en el lomo. Notas: Juan Justo García (Zafra, Badajoz, 1752 - Salamanca, 1830), matemático y lógico español de la Ilustración. Conservación: Buen estado, corto de márgenes. Revisado completo. RBS1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pauta geral para a Alfandega Grande de Lisboa, a qual por ordem alfabetica se devide em sinco distinctas Pautas, para mais facilmente se achar qualquer genero, ou fazenda, que nella se procurar, vendo-se para isso a inscripção ao diante.

      Lisbon, Officina Luisiana, 1782. - Folio (34.3 x 24.5 cm.), contemporary crimson morocco (some rubbing, especially to corners, head and foot of spine), flat spine gilt, covers with border of gilt roll tool with floral design. Large woodcut vignette on title page including royal arms of Portugal. Clean, crisp, ample-margined. In fine to very fine condition. (3 ll.), 135 pp., (2 ll.). *** Second edition? OCLC lists the same title with the date 1780 at the University of Göttingen (without collation). The volume includes customs listings of botanical and pharmaceutical drugs, pp. 1-47 and 85-135. Various fabrics are listed on pp. 49-83, including many varieties of wool, linen, and silk.*** Not in Innocêncio. Not located in Porbase. Copac lists a copy in the British Library. Not located in Hollis or Orbis. Not located in MNCat. Not located in Melvyl. Not located in Library of Congress online catalogue. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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        Monumens de la vie privée des douze Césars, d'après une suite de pierres et médailles gravées sous leur règne

      chez Sabellus, 1782. 8°, pp.216, ex libris. Bella legatura piena pelle in stile neoclassico, piatti incorniciati con greche oro, fregi al dorso, tassello rosso, titoli oro, tagli oro. Antiporta e 50 tavole erotiche, alcune assai libere

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        William Cowper Circa 1782 Original Manuscript Poem

      Twenty handwritten lines in five four lines stanzas with autograph revisions rewriting parts of 6 lines, 1 page, quarto, trimmed at the head, Cowper's name written in pencil and subsequently inked over in another hand in an otherwise blank area at the foot, undated.Cowper translated the works of Madame Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon, the pupil of the French Quietist Fenelon, at the suggestion in 1782 of his friend The Rev. William Bull, Independent Minister at Newport Pagnell and later his biographer. Cowper considered her verse to be the best French work he had ever read. Cowper's translation of Guyon were published the year after his death. This absolutely remarkable content item, and even more wonderful with its elsewhere unpreserved revisions and connection to Madame Guyon.

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        The Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...and an Appendix, containing the Laws now in Force, Passed between the 30th day of September 1775, and the Revolution...

      Philadelphia, 1782. [4],xxxi,[1],527,[1],viii pp. Folio. Contemporary calf. Faint ink library stamp and contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage, light marginal stain to a handful of leaves, but mostly very clean internally. Half calf and marbled boards in antique style, leather label. Very faint old ink stamp and contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage, light marginal stain to a handful of leaves, but mostly very clean internally. In a cloth clamshell case.An important collection of laws for the Revolutionary period, printing as well the Declaration of Independence, the Pennsylvania constitution, and the Articles of Confederation. Edited by Thomas McKean.Evans 17656; Hildeburn 4179; NAIP w006513; Sabin 59821.

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        DEUTSCHLAND. - Beaurain, Jean de. Histoire des quatre derniers campagnes du Maréchal de Turenne en 1672, 1673, 1674 & 1675.

      Paris 1782 - 43 x 28 cm. 2 Bl., VIII, 217 S. Mit 15 doppelblattgr. Kupferplänen, 9 gefalt. Kupferkarten, 5 gestoch. Textabbildungen und 2 gestoch. Schlußvignetten. Mod. Pp. mit Rsch. Graesse I, 317. - Geschichte und Dokumentation des französischen Krieges gegen die Niederlande und ihre Verbündeten. Mit Plänen von Arnheim, Dürkheim, Mülhausen, Rees, Sinsheim u.a., Karten der Niederlande, Elsaß, Süddeutschland sowie eine Rheinlaufkarte von Basel bis Mainz in 6 mehrfach gefalteten Blättern. Diese seltene Riesenkarte besteht aus "6 Bögen unterschiedlichen Formats (Höhe je ca. 60 cm), deren treppenartig versetzte Lage keine gradlinige Begrenzung (in der West-Ost-Ausdehnung) ergibt" (Stopp-Langel Go 104, 1-6 und S. 120). - Die klappbaren Teile nicht ausgeschnitten und montiert, sondern als volle Druckbögen miteingebunden. - Teils minimalst fleckig. Breitrandiges, sehr sauberes Exemplar! Komplett selten!

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        Exposition of English Insects *First Edition 1782*

      London: Mr White, Booksellers 1782 - First Edition. Includes several classes of insects exhibited on 51 copper plates, with nearly 500 figures in colour. A good, sound copy with variable foxing to the page margins and endpapers. Attractively rebound in the 1970's by Sangorski and Sutcliffe ith 1/4 leather with marbled paper covered boards. Gilt lettering upon the ribbed leather spine. An attractive copy. Heavy book so overseas postage £25 min. 'We are established reputable First Edition sellers and understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging' [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        George Washington, Outraged over Continued Native American and Loyalist Attacks on the New York Frontier, Wishes "to chastise the insolence of the enemy in any future incursion," But Cannot Provide Much Direct Aid

      Newburgh, NY 1782 - Letter Signed as Commander in Chief, to Governor George Clinton. Newburgh, N.Y., July 30, 1782. 4 pp., 7 x 11 3/4 in. "I have learnt with great concern the repeated depredations that have been committed on your Western frontier . notwithstanding the order . for the buildings necessary at the posts on the Mohawk, I fear he will not have it in his power to do it for want of money."Between victory at Yorktown and recognition of American independence, British forces, Loyalists, and native tribes all continued raids on American outposts and settlers, especially on the New York frontier. Washington had to maintain the army's strength in order to force favorable negotiations, but here defers to the local governor. Fortunately for both General and Governor, Colonel Marinus Willett was one of the Revolution's most capable leaders with decades of familiarity with Western New York's peoples, places, and potential problems. Transcript"Sir, I have been honored with your Excellency's favor of the 24th inclosing the Copy of a Letter From Col. Willet-From which I have learnt with great concern the repeated depredations that have been committed on your Western frontier, and should be extremely happy (were it in my power consistent with the general state of affairs) to afford a sufficient Detachment from this Army to cover the whole country; but I dare say you must be sensible this is not the case. How far it may therefore be expedient to call forth an additional aid of Militia, I shall submit to your Excellencys judgment, as you are better acquainted with the circumstances of the frontier, the strength of Willets command, and probably the state of the Enemy at Oswego, than I am. In the mean time, I wish to be informed as far as may be in your power, of the force of Willet's Corps now assembled on the Mohawk, also of the strength of the Enemy at Oswego, of which I have as yet had only vague and unsatisfactory accounts. Since the date of Col. Willet's Letter, he has, I suppose, received four hundred cartridge Boxes, in which Article his most essential deficiency consisted. In consequence of which I cannot but hope, that corps in conjunction with the Continental regiment stationed in that quarter will be able to give a better protection to the Country than has lately been the case, and to chastise the insolence of the enemy in any future incursion, especially since they are now likely to be supplied with hard bread and salted meat-Of which articles, however, I apprehend there will not at present be such quantities accumulated, but that they may be preserved from spoiling by temporary sheds, or cellars covered with good thatch, or substantial well-wrought shade of boughs, which may be constructed by a little care and attention of the officers and labour of the soldiers. This is upon a supposition that the public will not be enabled to erect stores for the purpose; for notwithstanding the order I have sometime since given to the Quarter Master to furnish materials for the buildings necessary at the posts on the Mohawk, I fear he will not have it in his power to do it for want of money. I have the Honor to be, with great respect, Your Excellency's most obedient Servant Go: Washington"Historical Background Despite Washington's victory over Cornwallis at the Battle of Yorktown in October 1781, the war lasted another year. The British had left Savannah, Georgia, only three weeks before Washington wrote this letter, and they still occupied Charleston, South Carolina, and New York City. Washington believed that the United States had to be robustly prepared for another campaign. Nathanael Greene, one of his most respected generals, agreed that the British would continue to prosecute the war. King George III wanted to fight on, and debates in Parliament left the option open. Even after a string of American victories had convinced the British to negotiate for peace, the British naval victory over French Admiral de G. (See website for full description)

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        Collection complète des ?uvres de J.J. Rousseau citoyen de Genève.

      1782 - Édition originale collective des « Confessions » de Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Magnifique exemplaire de Château, absolument non restauré. Genève, sans nom (publiée par Paul Moultou et du Peyron), 1782-1789.33 volumes in-8 veau fauve marbré, dos lisse joliment et finement orné de feuillages fleuris, de filets gras et maigres, continus et torsadés, de petites pastilles azurées et de palettes dorés, pièces d'auteur de veau glacé rose indien et de tomaison de maroquin vert Empire, cadres de filets à froid sur les plats, roulette striée à froid sur les coupes, tranches brique vernissées, garde de papier coquille polychromes. Reliure de l'époque. 201 x 122 mm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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