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        A Narrative Of The Insurrection Which Happened In The Zemeedary Of Banaris In The Month Of August 1781, And Of The Transactions Of The Governor-General In That District; With An Appendix Of Authentic Papers And Affidavits.

      Calcutta: Printed By Order Of The Governor General, Charles Wilkins Superintendant Of The Press, 1782. - 4to. pp. 4 p.l., 70, [1 leaf], 213. with half-title. modern half calf (extremities rubbed, some light foxing). First Edition. "The narrative refers to the case of Chait Singh, Raja of Benares, who from 1778 onwards (because of the war with France) was obliged to pay additional tribute to the East India Company. After the Raja failed to pay in full in 1780, Hastings sent troops to Benares to put him under arrest but the small British force was massacred by the Raja’s men." (Shaw) Hastings himself barely escaped with his life. Singh was eventually deposed, and an augmented permanent tribute was imposed on his successor. A nice copy of an early Calcutta imprint (printing began there in 1777). Shaw, Printing in Calcutta To 1800, 13. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages aux Indes orientales et à la Chine, -

      Chez l'auteur, Froulé, Nyon et Barrois 1782 -, Paris - 3 tomes. In-8 Tome 1: XXII + 340 pp. Tome 2: 376 pp. Tome 3: 362 pp. Reliure plein veau d'époque. Dos lisse finement décoré avec pièce des titre de maroquin rouge et pièce de tomaison de maroquin vert. Tranches marbrées. Intérieur d'une belle fraîcheur. Très bel ensemble. Edition parue la même année que l?originale in-4. Bien complet des 7 belles planches dépliantes. Les relations de Sonnerat sont recherchées pour ses observations sur les moeurs, les coutumes et les croyances des indigènes qu'il décrit. Féru de sciences naturelles, on lui doit d'avoir importé aux îles de France et de Bourbon de nombreuses essences dont le cacao. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettres d'un missionnaire a Pekin contenant diverses questions sur la Chin

      à Paris: Chez Nyon, 1782. Fine. Chez Nyon, à Paris 1782, In-8 (12x20cm), xi (1) 368pp. (1), relié. - Second edition and first edition under this title, the book was titled: Letters to Father ... Parennin on China. Illustrated boards and a calf figure.Plein granita. Smooth spine decorated. Part of title in red morocco. Torn off caps. Upper jaw and split open the tail and head. Corners bumped. Misses the marbled paper on the first page. A lack of room in titre.Au contrary memoirs about China, including letters of missionary fathers sent to France, this book brings together the letters addressed to Father Mairan Parrenin in China, in Beijing. Responses father Parrenin were published in the Collection of Letters edifying and curious missionaries. Based on its rélfexions and its work Mairan submits various assumptions about China, including journey of an Egyptian colony in China in ancient times, the state of science in China, beliefs and superstitions, writing a parallel architectures between Chinese, Egyptian and Greek letters on ... Besides China, the book is supplemented by various treaties of the author, on a fable of Olympus (the Northern Lights, which the author give a complete treatise), a second on the balance of painters Batteries, another monsters, and finally a letter to the Count de Caylus on an ancient carved stone. Scholar with multiple great knowledge, Mairan has written extensively on several scientific fields where he held his sagacity, especially astronomy and physics. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition et première édition sous ce titre, l'ouvrage avait été intitulé: Lettres au R.P. Parennin... sur la Chine. Illustrée d'une planche et d'une figure. Reliure en plein veau granité. Dos lisse orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffes arrachées. Mors superieur fendu et ouvert en queue et tête. Coins émoussés. Manque le papier marbré sur la première page de garde. Un manque en pièce de titre. Au contraire des Mémoires sur la Chine, composés de lettres des pères missionnaires envoyées en France, cet ouvrage réuni les lettres de Mairan adressées au père Parrenin en Chine, à Pékin. Les réponses du père Parrenin ont été publiées dans Recueils des Lettres édifiantes et curieuses des missionnaires. Basé sur ses rélfexions et ses travaux, Mairan soumet diverses hypothèses sur la Chine, notamment le voyage d'une colonie égyptienne en Chine dans des temps très anciens, l'état des sciences en Chine, leurs croyances et superstitions, l'écriture, un parallèle entre les architectures chinoises, égyptiennes et grecs... Outre les lettres sur la Chine, l'ouvrage est complété de divers traités de l'auteur, un sur la fable de l'Olympe (sur les aurores boréales, dont l'auteur donnera un complet traité), un second sur la balance des peintres de Piles, un autre sur les monstres, enfin un lettre au comte de Caylus sur une pierre gravée antique. Erudit aux multiples connaissances très étendues, Mairan a considérablement écrit sur plusieurs domaines scientifiques où il a exercé sa sagacité, notamment l'astronomie et la physique.

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        Les Liaisons dangereuses, ou Lettres Recueillies dans une Societe, & publiees pour l'instruction de quelques autres. Par M. C... de L...

      Amsterdam, et se trouve a Paris, chez Durand neveu, libraire a la sagesse, rue Galande, 1782.. 4 parties reliees en 2 volumes in-12 (170 x 95 mm), plein veau marbre de l'epoque, dos lisses ornes de compartiments fleuronnes et cloisonnes, pieces de titre et de tomaison de veau bordeaux et bronze, tranches rouges, 248 p.; 242 p.; 231 p. et 257 p. (chaque partie est precedee d'un titre et faux-titre inclus dans la pagination), qqs piqures et quelques petites taches a quelques feuillets. "Veritable seconde edition", donnee comme "tres rare" par Max Brun ('Biblio. des editions des Liaisons dangereuses', "B", p. 10), parue immediatement a la suite du tirage "A". Elle est une impression nouvelle, entierement recomposee, la seule corrigee par l'auteur. Elle contient le meme nombre de cahiers et de pages que la premiere et est imprimee sur le meme papier, avec les memes caracteres. Cette edition a ete identifiee par Gerard Willemetz conservateur a la Bibliotheque Nationale, sur l'unique exemplaire alors connu, achete a Camille Bloch en 1928 (cf. 'La veritable deuxieme edition originale des 'Liaisons dangereuses'', Bulletin du bibliophile, 1957, n°2, p. 45-52 et Max Brun, 'Etudes des editions...', id., 1958, p. 125-134). "Le 19 juillet 1802, repondant a une question de son fils Etienne sur les exemplaires des 'Liaisons dangereuses', Laclos nous apprend qu'il n'a participe qu'a deux editions de son roman, celles pour lesquelles il a passe contrat avec le libraire Durand: l'edition originale prevue par l'acte du 16 mars 1782 et [cette] deuxieme edition, en application de l'avenant du 21 avril 1782, comportant les memes nombres de pages, parue en mai. Celle-ci constitue une revision de l'originale, en ce sens que les fautes ont ete, pour la plupart, corrigees. C'est cette seconde edition, plus correcte que la premiere, que nous reproduisons ( ). Aucune des editions ulterieures n'a d'autorite" (cf. Rene Pomeau, preface a sa reedition des 'Liaisons dangereuses', GF, 2006). Ainsi, cette edition est la seule que Laclos ait personnellement revue et celle qui a servi aux reeditions modernes de son chef-d'oeuvre. Quelques petites traces de restaurations a la reliure, quelques rousseurs. Bel exemplaire, bien relie a l'epoque..

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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, 2nd state 1782, 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, 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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        Vue de Sans_Souci. Dediee a Son Altesse Royale Madame la Duchesse Douairiere de Bronsviv etc. etc..

      . Kupferstich n. A. L. Krüger aus Abb. Der königl. Schlösser und Gebäude .. b. Carl Christian Horvath, 1782, 23,5 x 42,5. Drescher/Kroll, Nr. 218; Berndt, Märkische Ansichten, Nr. 1497. - Radierung von A.L. Krüger (1743 - 1822) aus der 2. Folge der 1779 und 1782 herausgegebenen 12 Radierungen mit Ansichten der Stadt Potsdam und Umgebung. - Oben rechts mit Tinte nummeriert, unten links ein kleines Loch.

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        RIFLESSIONI FILANTROPICHE SULL'INFLUENZA DELL'INTRODUZIONE DI NUOVE RISAJE NEL MANTOVANO.

      Salvatore Costa, Guastalla 1782 - .entro la linea di distanza della città dalle leggi proscritta.di G.G. Tidocen Caro. Un volume in 12mo 11,5x18 cm) di 53 pagine. Nome dell'Autore sul front. in forma di anagramma (G.G. Conte di Arco), cfr. Melzi, G. Anonime e pseudonime, v. 2., p. 438. Brossura muta, moderna. E.O. Rara prima edizione di questo opuscolo sullo sviluppo economico agricolo di Mantova.

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        Picturae antiquissimi Virgiliani codicis Bibliothecae Vaticanae a Petro Sancte Bartoli aere incisae accedunt ex insignioribus pinacothecia picturis aliae veteres gemmae et anaglypha.

      Rome, Apud Venantium Monaldini, 1782,. in-4to, With engraved frontispiece-Portrait and title-page, each within ornamental border and engraved by Carattoni + engraved dedication leaf and 124 excellent engravings, all accompagnied by a decorative engraved cartouche containing the illustration number, 18th century engraved armorial bookplate 'Lord Rendlesham' and one more recent one 'Robert Wayne Stilwell', Contemporary marbled boards backed with green morocco (a bit scratched on joints and sides).. Tafelwerk mit Darstellungen aus Vatikanischen Codices, nach antiken Gemmen und Reliefs. Sauberes und breitbandiges Exemplar.Picturae antiquissimi Virgiliani 1782 This edition contains 124 engravings twice the number of the 1st. ed. of 1741 A beautifully executed illustrated book, printed on thick paper of high quality. It reproduces miniatures from two important ancient virgilian Mss. in the Vatican Library, the Vergilius Vaticanus (Vat. Lat. 3225) and the Codex Romanus (Vat. Lat. 3867). The first of these manuscrips was formerly in the posession of Pontano, Bembo and Fulvio Orsini before being deposited in the Vatican in 1602. An edition based on this manuscript was prepared by the librarian G. C. Bottari (1689-1775) and appeared in 1741, reproducing engravings of the miniatures by Pietro Sancto Bartoli and fragments of the text.This edition contains over twice as many engravings as the 1741 edition, besides engravings based on the two manuscripts mentioned earlier, it also contains illustrations taken from antique gems and sculptures. Most of the illustrations are unsigned, but artists of the others include Corvi, Lanci, Giusti and de Rossi, while the engravers include Benedetti, Giardoni, Carloni, Bombelli, Barbazza, Beheim, Morgalli and Baratti. In fine condition.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Graesse 1304 (Ausgabe 1776); Brunet V, 1291.

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        Traité de la culture des arbres, contenant la manière de greffer, enter, cultiver, tondre, tailler & ébrancher toutes sortes d’arbres fruitiers ; avec la liste des meilleurs fruits, le temps qu’il faut les cueillir, & la manière de les conserver pendant toutes les saisons ; suivit d’un Traité de la culture des Melons, &c. (Traité pour le jardinage) ; (Abrégé pour les arbres nains, et autres ; contenant ce qui les regarde)

      1782. relié. DeCollection. A Paris, chez Lamy, Libraire, 1782. 2 volumes en un petit in/8 (15 x 8 cm), reliure veau du temps, dos lisse à caissons dorés et pièce de titre, 1ère partie : 3 f., 152 p. - 2nd partie : 12 f. (page de titre, épitre dédicatoire, réponse de la Quintinie, avant-propos), 137 p. 3f. de catalogue. Cuir de la reliure ?"grignoté" sur les plats. L'epitre dedicatoire, où figure le nom de l'auteur, est à LA QUINTINIE ; il est suivi de la réponse de ce dernier. Le catalogue de l?'Université du Maryland (USA) indique Jacques Boyceau de la Baraudière. en nom d?'auteur pour le second titre (Traité de Jardinage) lors de la première édition de cet ouvrage en 1686. Contient : eau, terre et "arrosemens", pepinières, transplanter, enter, parterre, un traité des tulipes, les arbres nains, taille, cueuillette et conservation des fruits, cognassier, conduire une vigne, rosiers...

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        Der kleine Voltäre. Eine deutsche Lebens-Geschichte für unser Freygeistisches Jahrhundert

      Liegnitz und Lpz., David Siegert 1782.. 8°. 7 Bll., 670 S. Mit gest. Frontisp. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Berieb. Vors. fleckig. EA. Goed. IV/I, 590, 39, 11 - Johann Gottlieb Schummel (1748-1813), Pädagoge, Schriftsteller. Vieles in der Biographie des jungen Schummel, seine Erfahrungen mit Elternhaus und Schule, weisen erstaunliche Parallelen mit dem Lebenslauf des Dichters Karl Philipp Moritz auf. "Scharfe Satyre auf den überhandnehmenden Voltairianismus" (Hayn-Got. VIII, 254)

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        Der kleine Voltäre. Eine deutsche Lebens-Geschichte für unser Freygeistisches Jahrhundert.,

      Liegnitz und Lpz., David Siegert 1782. - 8°. 7 Bll., 670 S. Mit gest. Frontisp. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Berieb. Vors. fleckig. EA. Goed. IV/I, 590, 39, 11 - Johann Gottlieb Schummel (1748-1813), Pädagoge, Schriftsteller. Vieles in der Biographie des jungen Schummel, seine Erfahrungen mit Elternhaus und Schule, weisen erstaunliche Parallelen mit dem Lebenslauf des Dichters Karl Philipp Moritz auf. "Scharfe Satyre auf den überhandnehmenden Voltairianismus" (Hayn-Got. VIII, 254) Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Der kleine Voltäre. Eine deutsche Lebens-Geschichte für unser Freygeistisches Jahrhundert.

      Liegnitz und Lpz., David Siegert 1782.. 8°. 7 Bll., 670 S. Mit gest. Frontisp. HLdr. d. Zt. Mit Rückensch. Berieb. Vors. fleckig. EA.. Goed. IV/I, 590, 39, 11 - Johann Gottlieb Schummel (1748-1813), Pädagoge, Schriftsteller. Vieles in der Biographie des jungen Schummel, seine Erfahrungen mit Elternhaus und Schule, weisen erstaunliche Parallelen mit dem Lebenslauf des Dichters Karl Philipp Moritz auf. "Scharfe Satyre auf den überhandnehmenden Voltairianismus" (Hayn-Got. VIII, 254)

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Colomb dans les fers, à Ferdinand et Isabelle, après la découverte de l'Amérique ; épître qui a remportée le prix de l'Académie de Marseille. Précédée d'un Précis historique sur Colomb

      Edition illustrated frontispiece, a sticker and a cul-de-lamp designed by Marillier and engraved intaglio by De Launay. Our copy is enriched with a high water condition of the frontispiece, 2 prints out text thumbnail, one in eauforte, and two others to the cul-de-lamp.Binding post (XIX) in full blue morocco, signed David. Back with five nerves decorated with boxes, gilded florets and nets.Frictions with the caps and the joints.Francis Kettaneh the library, with his bookplate. Alexandre Jombert et Jacques Esprit Paris 1782 in-8 (14x23cm) (6) 150pp. relié

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        Des Herrn Abts Vidaure Kurzgefatzte geographische, natürliche und bürgerliche Geschichte des Königreichs Chile, aus dem Italienischen ins Deutsche überfest. Mit einer Charte

      Carl Ernst Bohn, Hamburg 1782 - 208 pp. Illus. with 1 large folding map. Originally attributed to Felipe Gomez de Vidaurre by the translator, Christian Joseph Jagemann, it is in fact written by Juan Ignacio Molina, who first published the Italian original anonymously under the title 'Compendio della storia geografica naturale, e civile del regno de Chile,' in 1776. ". a work of considerable authority," Sabin. Uncommon. Sabin 99469. Palau 174555. Backer-Sommervogel 9: 683. JCB 3: 2818. Streit: Bib. missionum 3: 1055. Overall a very good+ copy, extremities rubbed, contents including map, fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        El Pintor Christiano, y erudito, ó tratado de los errores que suelen cometerse freqüentemente en pintar, y esculpir las Imágenes Sagradas. Dividido en ocho libros, con un apendice. Obra útil para los que se dedican al estudio de la Sagrada Escritura, y de la Historia Eclesiástica. Escrita en latin y traducida en castellano por D. Luis de Durán y de Rastéro.

      Madrid, por D. Joachin Ibarra, 1782. - 8 libros en 2 volumenes in-4. 2h. XX. 484pp. + 2h. VII. 533pp. Pergamino de la época (desencajado en parte, pequeñas rasgaduras). Puntos de óxido. Rastros de suciedad en la portada del tomo 2. Primera edición española. Importante tratado de iconografía religiosa. Ex-libris manuscrito de José Pujol y Llobet esculptor de Sant llorenç de Morunys.

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        Mapa De La Isla De Cabrera, La De Los Conejos, Y Otras Pequenas: Por Don Tomas Lopez, Geografo de los Dominios de S.M. Madrid ano de 1782. - Mapa De La Isla De Formentera, La De Espartell Y la De Espalmador: Por D. Tomas Lopez, Madrid ano de 1782.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich b. Tomás López y Vargas Machuca in Madrid, dat. 1782, 37,5 x 41 Manso Porto - Tercera Parte Catálogo - Atlas, Mapas Sueltos y Guías De Forasteros, Nr. 56. - Tomas Lopez (1731-1802) was a spanish engraver and publisher, studied with Jean-Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville in Paris, returned to Madrid in 1760 and became Royal Geographer to King Charles III. - Rare map! Zeigt die Baleareninsel Formentera, Isla de Espalmador, s`Espardell i s`Espardello, Illa de Cabrera und Illa des Conills. - Über den Karten jeweils der Titel; unten jeweils Erklärungen und Meilenzeiger. - Extrem seltene Karte! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        RIFLESSIONI FILANTROPICHE SULL'INFLUENZA DELL'INTRODUZIONE DI NUOVE RISAJE NEL MANTOVANO...

      Salvatore Costa 1782 ...entro la linea di distanza della città dalle leggi proscritta.di G.G. Tidocen Caro. Un volume in 12mo 11,5x18 cm) di 53 pagine. Nome dell'Autore sul front. in forma di anagramma (G.G. Conte di Arco), cfr. Melzi, G. Anonime e pseudonime, v. 2., p. 438. Brossura muta, moderna. E.O. Rara prima edizione di questo opuscolo sullo sviluppo economico agricolo di Mantova.

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        Cours d étude pour l instruction du Prince de Parme.

      Aux deux-ponts, Parma 1782 - Legature coeve in mz. pelle con nervi, fregi, titolo e numero del volume impressi in oro al ds. Tagli colorati. Carte dei piatti leggermente usurate soprattutto ai margini ma ottimo esemplare con interni freschissimi. Prima edizione italiana del Cours , ad opera di Giambattista Bodoni (questa edizione fu stampata in realtà nel 1775, come quella che apparve in Francia, ma, per l opposizione della Monarchia spagnola, la sua uscita non poté avvenire che nel 1782 quando Bodoni ottenne il permesso dopo aver cambiato il frontespizio con la falsa indicazione dell editore Deux Ponts ). Il Cours contiene la Grammatica, l Arte di ragionare, l Arte di pensare, l Introduzione alla storia antica e l Introduzione alla storia moderna. Nel XIII e ultimo volume scritto dal fratello (Mably) si trova la lettera di Fenelon a Luigi XIV: Directions pour la conscience d un Roi . Brooks, 203 (con collazione conforme alla nostra). 8vo (cm. 21,3), 13 Voll., 3 cc.nn. compresa antiporta con il ritratto dell A., 128 pp., 294 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 400 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 326 pp., 1 c.nn., 9 tavv. più volte rip.; 2 cc.nn., 229 pp.; 2 cc.nn., 706 pp., 2 cc.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 672 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 660 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 724 pp.; 2 cc., 646 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 654 pp., 2 cc.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 708 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 736 pp., 1 c.nn.; 2 cc.nn., 366 pp., 1 c.nn., 84 pp., 4 cc.nn. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Joannis Nathanae[l] Lieberkühn, ... dissertationes quatuor. ... De valvula coli et usu processus vermicularis; De fabrica et actione villorum intestinorum tenuium hominis; Sur les moyens propres à decouvrir la construction des visceres; Description d'un microscope anatomique Collecta & edita cura et studio Joannis Sheldon

      Londini: prostant apud T. Cadell, & P. Elmsley; J. Murray; J. Johnson; E. & C. Dilly; J. Hayes; & W. Babbs, 1782. First edition, 4to, [4], x, 15, [3], 32, 31-36, [17]-25, [1]pp., 5 engraved plates (2 of which are fold-outs), one illustration within the text, upper outer corner torn away from title, effecting one letter (i.e. l from Nathanael), old library stamp to title-page, cont. half calf, marbled boards, corners rubbed, neatly rebacked, spine gilt, red morocco title label. Johann Nathanael Lieberkuhn (1711-1756), a student of Albinus and Boerhaave, was one of the most important German anatomists of his day. A collected edition of Lieberkühn's works published in London 1782, edited by John Sheldon. It contains: Memoria. Extracted from the Berlin Academy Memoirs, 1758. De valvula coli et usu processus vermicularis. Doctoral dissertation; Leiden, 1739. De fabrica et actione villorum intestinorum tenuium hominis. Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden), C. & G. J. Wishof, 1745. Sur les moyens propres à découvrir la construction des viscères. Originally in the Berlin Academy Mémoirs, 1748. Description d'un microscope anatomique. Originally in the Berlin Academy Memoirs, 1745.

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        HISTORIA DE GIBRALTAR

      - Madrid, Antonio de Sancha, 1782, 21x15 cm., en pergamino, XVI+387+XLVIII+ 1 grabado plegado. (Buen ejemplar, muy limpio)

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        Anweisungen verschiedene Speisen, Gebackenes und Eingemachtes auf eine gute und schmackhafte Art zuzubereiten,

      Stettin, Commission der Paulischen Erben Buchhandlung, 1782 - 539 Seiten Ledereinband berieben und beschabt, am unteren Kapital 1 cm fast abgerissen, 2cm Einriss am rechten Gelenk unten, stockfleckig, kleiner Eintrag auf Titelseite unten, sonst gut erhalten, komplette Seitenanzahl Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 365

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

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

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        Histoire de L'Académie Royale des Sciences ? avec les Mémoires de Mathématique & de Physique, pour la même Année, tirés des Registres de cette Academie. 1666 - 1778

      Paris & Amsterdam: Pancoucke, Hotel de Thou; Mortier, [later:] Scheuder & Mortier, le jeune, 1782. Title pages printed in red and black. Numerous folding plates. Lacking 1744 v.1; 1769 v.1. 166 vols. 12mo. Quarter contemporary mottled calf and brown mottled boards, spines gilt. Bookplate of Robt. R. Livingston, Esqr. of Clermont. A few volumes with French book label of Monsieur de Jouy. Some wear to bindings, a few spines rough, internally clean, occasional paper flaws or old adhesions. Overall a monumental, near complete run in very good condition. Title pages printed in red and black. Numerous folding plates. Lacking 1744 v.1; 1769 v.1. 166 vols. 12mo. Proceedings of the French Academy of Sciences: Robert R. Livingston's Copy. Enormous run of this landmark scientifical journal with important contemporary American provenance. Robert R. Livingston, chancellor of New York, jurist, statesman, and political leader of the Revolutionary period, was born in 1746. The eldest son of Judge Robert Robert Livingston and Margaret Beekman Livingston, he was raised in New York City. After studying at King's College, Livingston formed a law partnership with another alumnus, John Jay, later Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Livingston, who served on committees in the Continental Congress and helped draft the New York state consitution, administered the inaugural oath of office to President George Washington in 1789. Livingston served as U.S. Minister in France under Jefferson and signed the treaty confirming the Louisiana Purchase. It was during his sojourn in France that Livingston first met Robert Fulton. His patronage of Fulton during the development of a practical steamboat is echoed in the name of Fulton's North River Steamboat, renamed the 'Clermont', the name of the Livingston family seat on the Hudson River. "Livingston maintained a lifelong involvement in agricultural experimentation and other amateur, though serious, "projecting," applying his innovations in farming and Merino sheep culture to his extensive acreage. Known throughout the Anglo-American world for his projects, in 1793 Livingston founded with others the New York Society for the Promotion of Agriculture, Manufactures, and the Useful Arts, of which he was elected first president and in whose Transactions he wrote of his many endeavors. ... Neither a feudal baron exploiting his domains and tenants, nor a fully modern capitalist, he was something in between: an entrepreneurial agrarian projector who improved, rather than enlarged, his landholdings, who merchandised his products, and who seriously pursued and financed scientific and technological innovation. ... Livingston deserves to be ranked among the nation's foremost diplomats, a nationalist whose endeavors helped create a new continental power among the nations of the world." (ANB). Allen described the Livingston bookplate as follows: : "Armorial. Pictorial. The shield rests against a broken column; at its base a large globe, caduceus, scrolls, and vellum-bound books. A garland of roses falls across the shield, and a view of the distant plain is afforded through the bushes at the side. A large palm above droops over all. Motto Spero meliora. Crest, the ship. A very beautiful plate ... Illustrated in 'Curio,' page 63." The activities of the Académie Royale des Sciences continued through 1790. A full enumeration of the scientific articles and reports published in the series (originally issued in quarto format) is given by Robert Halleux et al, Les publications de l'Académie royale des sciences de Paris (1666-1793). Brepols, 2001. A complete inventory of the present set is available. As a patron of industry and technological development in the young nation, Livingston naturally looked to publications of the academies of European nations for reports on the projects and discoveries of his predecessors. Allen, "American Book-Plates" no. 500

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        DIE RÄUBER

      Schwanischen Buchhandlung, Mannheim 1782 - 166, (2) pp. 212*130 mm. Verbesserte Auflage. With a rare last page of Verlagsanzeigen, not mentioned by Marcuse. On the other hand Marcuse mentions one leaf before the beginning of the pagination (halftitle?) which is not present here, however I have never seen such a copy and, as A1 is the title, a preceeding leaf is not very well to understand. Uncut, and consequently unusually large copy (212*130 mm) with large white borders. In later blue wrappers. Provenance: Baron de Berenger (his name in old hand on the title). Published one year after the extremely rare first edition. Verbessert and with a list of the Mannheim cast (Amalia=Mad. Toscani). August Wilhelm Iffland (misspelled Ifland in the cast) in the role of Franz, son of the Moor (He was one of the best known actors of his time, played in Mannheim 1779-1796 and published his memoirs in 1798). 7 copies in KVK. In 1782 Schiller was only 23 years old, having finished his medical studies in 1780. However his literary inclinations persisted, and at the end of 1781 he had DIE RAUBER printed in a small edition in Stuttgart, copies of which were needed to get acceptance from theatre directors. The Mannheim theatre accepted the play and the first performance was on January 13, 1782, being an immediate success, Schiller attended the first performance against the will of his guardian Prinz Eugen, who issued a prohibition to write. This edition must have been issued shortly after the first performance, as the cast is on page 3. A second improved edition (208 pp. , Stuttgart?) was issued in the same year. The publication in Stuttgart is not likely, as Schiller just fled that city at the end of 1781 to get rid of his creditors. In conclusion the present copy is a very early edition of the first play written by Schiller, published in difficult circumstances, requiring obscurity in view of the opinions of Prinz Eugen. Marcuse 37/Troemel (old) 25. Voerster 26/226 and 227, cut copies. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Christoph und Else - Mein zweytes Volks Buch, 2 Bände (= alles),

      Zürich und Deßau, Joh. Caspar Füeßly, 1782,. Erstausgabe, kl.8°, illustr. Titelseite, dann die Titelseite 'Christoph und Else lesen in den Abendstunden das Buch Lienhard und Gertrud', dann 4 Seiten Einleitung 'Leser!' mit schöner Illustr. am Schluß, dann 4 Seiten 'Verbesserungen' und folgend 368 S. / [1], 270 S., schön marmorierter Schnitt, Pappbände der Zeit mit floralen Musterpapierbezügen sowie braunroten Lederrückenschildern mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung, erstaunlich schöne, saubere Exemplare (prez) In dieser wunderbaren Erhaltung gewiß kaum noch auffindbar. Der Einband könnte auch etwas später (Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts) datieren.

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        DELL'ORIGINE, PROGRESSI E STATO ATTUALE D'OGNI LETTERATURA. Dell'Abate D. Giovanni Andres, socio della R. Accademia di Scienze e Belle Lettere di Mantova.

      dalla Stamperia Reale 1782-1822 In - 4 p. (mm. 285 x 200), 8 voll., mz. pelle ottocentesca (dorsi rifatti), pp. (4),XIII,(3),531; XV,515; (6),675; XII,(2),607; (8),708; XVI,586; (6),587 - 841,87,(3); X,(4),319; bella e differente vignetta al frontesp. di ogni volume (4 incise in rame e le altre inc. su legno). Raro trovare l?opera completa perché il volume VIII fu stampato solo nel 1822 dalla Tipografia Ducale e si vendette separatamente. Vi sono contenute le aggiunte e correzioni fatte dallo stesso A. per l?ediz. di Roma, 1808 - 1817. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Brunet,I,276: ?Ouvrage savant, qui a été réimprimé plusieurs fois" - Brooks,294 - Olschki,IX,12860 - Graesse,I,123 - Palau,I,77 - Gamba,2532: "acclamatissima opera". Solo nel vol. IV le ultime 110 carte ondulate per tracce di umidità al marg. inf., altrim. fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato. "Giovanni Andrès, gesuita ed erudito spagnolo (1740 - 1817), fu uno degli ultimi eredi e prosecutori dell?enciclopedismo settecentesco, abbracciando nel concetto di letteratura la storia della cultura e del progresso scientifico; noto soprattutto per la sua opera in italiano ?Dell?origine..? che comprende anche la trattazione dello sviluppo delle scienze". Così Diz. Treccani,I, p. 428.

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        Troisieme Voyage de Cook, ou Journal d'une expedition faite dans la Mer Pacifique du Sud & du Nord

      Paris: Pissot and Laporte, 1782. Octavo, engraved folding frontispiece and large folding map; mild offsetting affects the title-page and folding map, otherwise an attractive copy in early nineteenth-century French quarter calf. First French edition of this important alternative account of Cook's third voyage. John Rickman was a lieutenant on the voyage: his anonymously published account first appeared in English in 1781; in the same year Zimmermann's narrative was also published, in French and German. It is not certain whether Rickman or Zimmermann was the first to appear in print, and thus to be responsible for the first description of the third voyage and the discovery of Hawaii to be published.Rickman's description of the voyage, which predates the official account by three years, differs from it in many respects - particularly regarding the death of Cook, for which this is a prime source. The engraved frontispiece is closely based on the London edition's engraving of Cook's death at Kealakekua Bay, which was the first representation of Hawaii to appear in print. Forbes identifies two states of this edition: this is an example of the second state with an added line at the end identifying the printer.

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        Tableau de Paris. Nouvelle édition originale corrigée et augmentée. Amsterdam. 1782-1783.

      - 8 volumes reliés demi-veau alezan moucheté, do lisse orné de lilets dorés, pièce de titre et de tomaison de maroquin marron clair. Accrocs sans trop d egravité à deux coiffes supérieures et à 3 coiffes inférieures, infimes trous de vers en reliure, 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), XVI + 280 p. - 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), 336 p. - 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), 340 p. - 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), 300 p. - 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), 348 p. - 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), 328 p. - 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), 324 p. - 2 f. nchf. (faux-titre et titre), 362 p. + 1 f. nchf. Intérieur très frais. Quelques annotations fines au crayon à papier. Très bon état hors petits défauts signalés. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brevet de dame surnummeraire". Document signed.

      Versailles, 29. VI. 1782. - Document on vellum, 320 x 192 mm. Counter-signed by Antoine-Jean Amelot, ministre de la maison du roi. Appointment for the Marquise d'Esclignac, designated as companion to "Madame Adélaide" de Bourbon: "Aujourd'huy [.] Le Roy étant à Versailles, mettant en consideration le merite et les [.] qualités de la dame Marquise d'Esclignac, Sa Majesté l'a retenue et retient pour l'une des dames que Sa Majesté a nommées pour accompagner ordinairement Madame Adélaide de France, veut et entend qu'a l'avenir lad. dame Marquise d'Esclignac serve pries cette Princesse en qualité de dame surnumeraire et sans apointements juqsu'a la premiere vacance, et jouisse des honneurs, prerogatives et autres distinctions apartenantes à lad. place en vertu du présent Brevet que bour assurance de sa volonté Sa Majesté a signé de Sa main et fait contresigne poar moi consilla secretaire d'État de de ses commandements et finances [.]". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        DELL'ORIGINE, PROGRESSI E STATO ATTUALE D'OGNI LETTERATURA Dell'Abate D. Giovanni Andres, socio della R. Accademia di Scienze e Belle Lettere di Mantova.

      Parma, dalla Stamperia Reale, 1782-1822. In-4 p. (mm. 285 x 200), 8 voll., mz. pelle ottocentesca (dorsi rifatti), pp. (4),XIII,(3),531; XV,515; (6),675; XII,(2),607; (8),708; XVI,586; (6),587-841,87,(3); X,(4),319; bella e differente vignetta al frontesp. di ogni volume (4 incise in rame e le altre inc. su legno). Raro trovare l?'opera completa perché il volume VIII fu stampato solo nel 1822 dalla Tipografia Ducale e si vendette separatamente. Vi sono contenute le aggiunte e correzioni fatte dallo stesso A. per l?'ediz. di Roma, 1808-1817. "Prima edizione". Cfr. Brunet,I,276: ?"Ouvrage savant, qui a été réimprimé plusieurs fois" - Brooks,294 - Olschki,IX,12860 - Graesse,I,123 - Palau,I,77 - Gamba,2532: "acclamatissima opera". Solo nel vol. IV le ultime 110 carte ondulate per tracce di umidità al marg. inf., altrim. fresco esemplare, molto ben conservato. "Giovanni Andrès, gesuita ed erudito spagnolo (1740-1817), fu uno degli ultimi eredi e prosecutori dell?'enciclopedismo settecentesco, abbracciando nel concetto di letteratura la storia della cultura e del progresso scientifico; noto soprattutto per la sua opera in italiano ?"Dell?'origine..?" che comprende anche la trattazione dello sviluppo delle scienze". Così Diz. Treccani,I, p. 428.

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        Judaïca ). De la Réforme politique des Juifs, par C. G. Dohm, Conseiller de Guerre, Archiviste et Secrétaire privé au Département des Affaires étrangères de S. M. le Roi de Prusse. Traduit de l' Allemand.

      A Dessau, dans la Librairie des Auteurs et des Artistes. 1782 - Petit in- 8 ; XII- 255- (1) pp.- (4) pp. (emendanda) ; 1/2 maroquin brun, dos à nerfs, sobrissime reliure signée de Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London, signature prestigieuse. Première édition française de ce texte majeur de la pensée occidentale pré- révolutionnaire sur les juifs, par un magistrat prussien proche de Lessing et de Moses Mendelssohn. L' originale allemande date de l' année précédente. Pages 215 à 255, "Mémoire sur l' état des Juifs en Alsace". Qq. petites piqûres, très bon ex., malheureusement en reliure moderne. Très rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London: C. Dilly and J. Debrett, MDCCLXXXII [1782]. 8vo., xxxi + (1) + 255 + (1)pp., with the 19th century bookplate on front pastedown of 'Worcester Library, instituted 1790>', and with its blindstamp on title-page and occasionally elsewhere, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and labelled. A very good copy. First, and only, early edition: rare. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.361 #20. ESTC & OCLC locate several libraries with copies in US and elsewhere but, surprisingly, only BL + NLS + Duff House in B. Isles. COPAC adds no more. Manasseh Dawes (d. 1829), Inner Temple barrister and writer on political and legal subjects, seems not to have practised long at the bar, his obituarist noting that he had lived 'in a very retired manner' for the past 36 years. Dawes 'sided with the Whigs on the law of libels, publishing in 1785 two articles commenting on the Shipley case: England's alarm, or, The prevailing doctrine of libels and deformity of the doctrine of libels>. His Essay on Intellectual Liberty and Tolerance> (1780) criticized Jeremy Bentham's A Fragment on Government>, and he defended the legal writer Sir William Blackstone against Bentham. He also intervened (1780) in the polemic between Joseph Priestley and Richard Price. In 1814 came Introduction to a Knowledge of the Law on Real Estates>, followed in 1818 by Epitome of Landed Property>.' [Hugh Mooney in ODNB]. But it was his Essay on crimes and punishments> that is his most enduring legacy. 'Of all the subjects that have ever been written upon', he declares in the Preface, 'there is not one of them of more importance to the welfare of man, as an individual, or to society, as a body, than that of crimes and punishments'.

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        DEUTSCHLAND. - 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. 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, Elsa, 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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        Voyages autour du monde, et vers les deux Pôles par terre et par mer, pendant les années 1767... 1776

      Paris: chez Moutard, 1782. Two volumes, octavo, with ten folding maps and plates; a fine copy in contemporary French marbled calf gilt. The end of the French dreams of settling the west coast of Australia. First edition: the rare original account of Pagès's considerable travelling, of most interest for the second volume which recounts his voyage in the Indian Ocean in search of a Southern Continent as part of the second Kerguelen expedition of 1773-74.Pagès (1748-1793) was born in Toulouse and had an incredible career in the French navy, including several years spent travelling in Texas and Mexico (his account is considered one of the more important early works on Texas particularly, and indeed the English translation of 1791 is thought to be the oldest description of the Lone Star State in an English-language book). After returning to France via the Far East he was appointed to the second Kerguelen expedition, after which debacle he joined another expedition sailing towards the North Pole in 1776. A veteran of the American Revolutionary War he "retired from the navy in 1782 and, returning to Saint-Domingue, settled on an estate belonging to his wife, a creole. His final years were devoted to scientific research, and at the time of his death he had in preparation a number of important works on America... He was unfortunately murdered during the insurrection of the slaves in 1793. The veracity of some or all of his journeys has been regarded by bibliographers with suspicion, but, needless to say, his Voyage autour du Monde made very popular reading" (Howgego).A large part of the second volume tells the tale of the disastrous second voyage of Kerguelen, from the perspective of a highly critical junior officer. In fact, 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, with the result that Kerguelen was dismissed from the service and imprisoned for four years (although he later rehabilitated his career with service in the American Revolutionary War). The second volume also describes Pagès's experiences on a whaling voyage north of Spitsbergen in 1776, which includes much information on whaling and the natural history of the whale.Kerguelen's 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...' (Dunmore, French Explorers in the Pacific, p. 249).

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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 large folding map, some scattered foxing, modern bookplate of Crosbie Morrison; in attractive French quarter calf over green boards, rubbed, preserved in a blue folding quarter morocco box. FINISHED. Kerguelen to the Terres Australes. The only edition, and very rare: a key work in the history of France's discoveries in the "Terres Australes". Its rarity is traditionally explained by the bulk of the edition having been suppressed by the French government, supposedly because of the book's dedication "A la Patrie".The book gives the very important account of two significant voyages which set out from France under the command of Kerguelen with the highest hopes for discoveries in the Indian Ocean and indeed for the longed-for southern continent.On his first voyage, Kerguelen found and charted 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; pp. 196-249 give a full history of Kerguelen and his significance in the history of French exploration).However, what is often overlooked in the miasma of incompetence surrounding Kerguelen is the startling achievement of his companion Saint-Aloüarn, who was given command of the small Gros Ventre to accompany Kerguelen on his first voyage. The two ships were separated in bad weather off Kerguelen Island soon after they first spotted the desolate region, but while Kerguelen cut and ran for France, determined to make his grand plans for territorial settlement known as quickly as possible, the smaller and relatively poorly equipped Gros Ventre continued to sail in the dangerous Indian Ocean. Kerguelen's actions were tantamount to the abandonment of Saint-Aloüarn, as the two officers had originally agreed to rendezvous at Cape Leeuwin. What is remarkable is that Saint-Aloüarn nonetheless sailed for New Holland, reached the coast near modern day Augusta on Flinders Bay, and then sailed north over 1000 kilometers to Dirk Hartog Island. There, at Baie de Prise de Possession ("Bay of Taking Possession"; later Turtle Bay), on 30 March 1772, he became the first European to formally claim possession of Western Australia: on behalf of King Louis XV the crew buried a bottle containing a document and two silver coins.Although already troubled by scurvy, the crew of the Gros Ventre continued north along the coast to Timor and then Batavia, before making the return crossing to Mauritius. Saint Aloüarn, who had been ill for months, died in Port Louis on 27 October 1772, but not before he dictated a letter to Kerguelen advising that he had taken possession of western New Holland. Kerguelen himself arrived in Port Louis less than a year later on his second expedition, to a rather frosty reception from officers who knew the fate of his former companion. The size of Kerguelen's ambitions for his second voyage are easily seen in the fact that he had three ships, that he was supposed to complete a circumnavigation of the globe, and that there were plans for scientific discoveries of the sort that would later be associated with La Pérouse and Baudin, none of which he achieved. This is as may be: the most fascinating loose-end of all is that if Saint Aloüarn's claim of possession had in fact been followed by the landing of some of Kerguelen's frustrated settlers, the history of western Australia may well have been very different.

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        Egecutorial por patente inserta sentencia de la Real Corte Mayor de este reyno, obtenida por Don Manuel Modet y Ximenez, y Doña Josepha Ignacia de Eguzquiza su meger, . y demas adheridos en la causa que han litigado sobre denunciacion de escudo de armas: contra el señor fiscal, y la ciudad de Estella respetada por Contumaz.

      1782. . 1782 - Imp. de Benito Cosculluela. Pamplona. . 1 Vol. . 73 pp. ( falto de 2 H.). Folio. Pergamino de época. Genealogía / Heráldica / Emblemática / Iconografía , Siglo XVIII . Ejecutoria de Hidalguía delos apellidos Modet, Ximenez y Eguzquiza. Contiene testimonio manuscrito de la comprobación de esta copia frente al original, firmado por Francisco Antonio Zubicoa Badostain. Falto de la hoja 11 y 13.

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        Christoph und Else - Mein zweytes Volks Buch, 2 Bände (= alles),

      Zürich und Deßau, Joh. Caspar Füeßly, 1782,. Erstausgabe, kl.8°, illustr. Titelseite, dann die Titelseite 'Christoph und Else lesen in den Abendstunden das Buch Lienhard und Gertrud', dann 4 Seiten Einleitung 'Leser!' mit schöner Illustr. am Schluß, dann 4 Seiten 'Verbesserungen' und folgend 368 S. / [1], 270 S., schön marmorierter Schnitt, Pappbände der Zeit mit floralen Musterpapierbezügen sowie braunroten Lederrückenschildern mit goldener Rückenbeschriftung, erstaunlich schöne, saubere Exemplare (prez). In dieser wunderbaren Erhaltung gewiß kaum noch auffindbar. Der Einband könnte auch etwas später (Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts) datieren.

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        The constitutions of the several independent states of America;

      the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation between the said states; the treaties between His Most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. Published by order of Congress.First printed in Philadelphia by Francis Bailey the year before, this second edition of the first collection of the constitutions of the several states, was an important preparation to formulating the Federal Constitution. Many constitutional historians, most recently and persuasively Willi Paul Adams, have argued the role of the state constitutional conventions and constitutions in providing models for the authors of the 1787 constitution. In many cases it would have been this work which provided a convenient reference for the state constitutions. On Dec. 29, 1780, Congress appointed a committee of three to ?"Collect, and cause to be published, two hundred correct copies of the Declaration of Independence with the Constitutions or forms of government of the Several States, to be bound together in boards.?" The contemporary Monthly Review noted that "It contains a greater portion of unsophisticated wisdom and good sense, than is, perhaps, to be met with in any legislative case that was ever yet framed. It is, in short, the book which may be considered the Magna Charta of the United States."8vo., viii + 56 + *49 - *52 + 57 - 168pp., early 19th century half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and lettered, with the armorial bookplate of Ferguson of Raith on front pastedown. A very good copy., 1782. Second edition (but first English edition). Goldsmiths?' 12259. Sabin 16087. Howes C716.. the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation between the said states; the treaties between His Most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. Published by order of Congress. First printed in Philadelphia by Francis Bailey the year before, this second edition of the first collection of the constitutions of the several states, was an important preparation to formulating the Federal Constitution. Many constitutional historians, most recently and persuasively Willi Paul Adams, have argued the role of the state constitutional conventions and constitutions in providing models for the authors of the 1787 constitution. In many cases it would have been this work which provided a convenient reference for the state constitutions. On Dec. 29, 1780, Congress appointed a committee of three to ?"Collect, and cause to be published, two hundred correct copies of the Declaration of Independence with the Constitutions or forms of government of the Several States, to be bound together in boards.?" The contemporary Monthly Review noted that "It contains a greater portion of unsophisticated wisdom and good sense, than is, perhaps, to be met with in any legislative case that was ever yet framed. It is, in short, the book which may be considered the Magna Charta of the United States." 8vo., viii + 56 + *49 - *52 + 57 - 168pp., early 19th century half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and lettered, with the armorial bookplate of Ferguson of Raith on front pastedown. A very good copy.

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        Lettres sur la Sicile et sur l Île de Malthe. écrites en 1777 pour servir de supplément au voyage en Sicile et à Malthe de Monsieur Brydonne; ornées de la carte de l Etna, de celle de la Sicile ancienne et moderne avec 27 estampes de ce qu il y a de plus remarquable en Sicile

      chez les frères Reycends, Turin 1782 - Legatura coeva in mz. pelle bionda con angoli e tre tasselli di diverso colore al ds. con titolo, numero del vol. e stemma nobiliare. Tagli colorati. Difetti alle cerniere altrimenti ottimo esemplare. L Autore descrive il suo viaggio geografico, archeologico e scientifico non rinunciando neppure a riferire sui riti popolari. De Borch scalò l Etna e discusse la maniera di calcolare la sua altezza. Fossati Bellani, I, n. 104; Mira I, p. 121. 8vo (cm. 19,8), 2 Voll., XIX-236 pp., 256 pp. con complessive 29 tavv. rip. f.t. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History and Adventures of the Renowned Don Quixote, Translated from the Spanish To which is prefixed, Some Account of the Author's Life, by Dr T Smollett [Novelist's Magazine Vol VIII]

      London: Printed for Harrison and Co., 1782., 1782. 4 volumes in 1; 8vo. Contemporary full roan, raised bands and two title labels to spine. Binding lightly rubbed and marked; black ink stain to upper, spilling a little on to fore-edge. Illustrated with several beautiful and sharp copper engraved plates by Stothard. Edges slightly age toned. Survived the passing of time quite unscathed. A lovely copy. The story of the gentle knight and his servant Sancho Panza has entranced readers for centuries. Listed in The Observer's All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003]

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        An appeal to the public, by George Robert Fitzgerald, Esq

      In which is occasionally introduced the constitutional doctrine of indictments at common law, in contradistinction to those of statute law.George Robert Fitzgerald (ca. 1746-1786), 'Fighting Fitzgerald', notorious for his duels, gallantries, and extravagances, was eventually hanged on 12 June 1786 outside the new gaol, Castlebar, for his part in the murder of Patrick McDonnell.Following his marriage to a rich heiress in 1770, Fitzgerald led a self-indulgent life in London, Paris and Dublin during the 1770s, punctuated by a catalogue of disputes, duels and escapades. By the time his first wife died in October 1779, "he was chronically short of money, and since his only source of income was his father, who had promised to pay him £1000 annually in return for a capital sum of £8000 in the early 1770s, he returned to Mayo, accompanied by a bear, to secure the money owed. His father did not have it, so George Robert had him legally ousted from the family estate, and when his father sought the payment of the allowance to which he was entitled, George Robert first manacled him to his bear, then to a dray, and later imprisoned him in a ?'cave?'. Such behaviour, combined with his accoutring of a set of local desperadoes as his personal volunteer corps, disturbed local gentlemen and contributed to the precipitation of a sequence of encounters with Caesar French, Hyacinth Martin, and Denis Browne, in none of which did Fitzgerald conduct himself according to the rules of duelling. Indeed, his reign of terror was halted, and then temporarily, only by the intervention of his younger brother, Charles, who prosecuted him to conviction for mistreatment of their father at Castlebar assizes in 1781. George Robert managed to frustrate the efforts of the authorities to imprison him for a time, but he was eventually incarcerated following a retrial." [James Kelly in ODNB].The present Appeal is Fitzgerald's detailed explanation and justification of not only the family dispute but also of his encounters with Caesar French, Hyacinth Martin, and Denis Browne.8vo., (2) + 2 + 3 - 463 + (1)pp., including the errata leaf, the text with numerous neat contemporary ink amendments, contemporary tree calf gilt, flat spine fully gilt in compartments, but the spine rather dull, with a patch of old worm damage to corner of upper cover. In spite of this a good, sound, copy., 1782. First edition: scarce outside Ireland. Not in Bradshaw.. In which is occasionally introduced the constitutional doctrine of indictments at common law, in contradistinction to those of statute law. George Robert Fitzgerald (ca. 1746-1786), 'Fighting Fitzgerald', notorious for his duels, gallantries, and extravagances, was eventually hanged on 12 June 1786 outside the new gaol, Castlebar, for his part in the murder of Patrick McDonnell.Following his marriage to a rich heiress in 1770, Fitzgerald led a self-indulgent life in London, Paris and Dublin during the 1770s, punctuated by a catalogue of disputes, duels and escapades. By the time his first wife died in October 1779, "he was chronically short of money, and since his only source of income was his father, who had promised to pay him £1000 annually in return for a capital sum of £8000 in the early 1770s, he returned to Mayo, accompanied by a bear, to secure the money owed. His father did not have it, so George Robert had him legally ousted from the family estate, and when his father sought the payment of the allowance to which he was entitled, George Robert first manacled him to his bear, then to a dray, and later imprisoned him in a ?'cave?'. Such behaviour, combined with his accoutring of a set of local desperadoes as his personal volunteer corps, disturbed local gentlemen and contributed to the precipitation of a sequence of encounters with Caesar French, Hyacinth Martin, and Denis Browne, in none of which did Fitzgerald conduct himself according to the rules of duelling. Indeed, his reign of terror was halted, and then temporarily, only by the intervention of his younger brother, Charles, who prosecuted him to conviction for mistreatment of their father at Castlebar assizes in 1781. George Robert managed to frustrate the efforts of the authorities to imprison him for a time, but he was eventually incarcerated following a retrial." [James Kelly in ODNB].The present Appeal is Fitzgerald's detailed explanation and justification of not only the family dispute but also of his encounters with Caesar French, Hyacinth Martin, and Denis Browne. 8vo., (2) + 2 + 3 - 463 + (1)pp., including the errata leaf, the text with numerous neat contemporary ink amendments, contemporary tree calf gilt, flat spine fully gilt in compartments, but the spine rather dull, with a patch of old worm damage to corner of upper cover. In spite of this a good, sound, copy.

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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 few early and late pages with some browning at head and foot; 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.

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        Opera ex recensione Io. Friderici Gronovii. Pars Prior u. Pars Altera ( Band 1-2 cpl.)

      Societatis literatae, Mannheim 1782 - Band 1 mit VIII, 456 Seiten; Band 2 mit 327 Seiten. Mit einer gestochenen Titelvignette in Band 1 ( Domitiamus Aug. Germanicus - Verhelst fec. ) sowie einigen Vignetten im Text. Jeweils in Ganzpergament der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem, farbigen Rückenschildchen und umlaufendem Rotschnitt, 8°. Einbände etwas berieben und fleckig, innen Wappenexlibris. Wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten gering angeknickt. Insgesamt wohlerhalten und dekorativ. ( Gesamtgewicht 700 Gramm )( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )

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        Mémories et observations de chimie... Pour servir de suite aux Elémens de Chimie, publiés en 1782, par l' Auteur

      Mémories et observations de chimie... Pour servir de suite aux Elémens de Chimie, publiés en 1782, par l' Auteur. FOURCROY ANTOINE FRANCOIS, DE. Paris, chez Cuchet, 1784. In - 8°, piena pelle coeva con fregi floreali e titolo in oro entro tassello. xvi, 447, 1 pp. con tre tavole fiori testo disegnate ed incise da Sellier. Prima edizione di questa importante raccolta di 27 saggi di chimica. Ottimo esemplare.

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        Exposition of English Insects Including the Several Classes of Neuroptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, or Bees, Flies and Libellulae Exhibiting on 51 Copper Plates near 500 Figures accurately drawn & highly finished in Colours from Nature, The Whole minutely Described, Arranged according to the Linnean System with Remarks

      London: White and Robson. Very Good. 1782. Second Edition. Fifty-one hand colored copper plates showing nearly five hundred creatures. Embossed "Flower Bookstore" stamp on margin of 20 plates. Often crossing plate line but never approaching image. Rebound in half cloth over faux reptile boards. Light to moderate foxing throughout some ghosting of plate to text & text to plate. Swann's. ; 4to; Additional images and further information provided upon request. .

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        MEMORIE SOPRA IL LAGO DI SESTO, E DI BIENTINA. Raccolte e compilate dallo Sp.le Gio.Attilio Arnolfini per l'Ill.ma Deputazione de Nove Sp.Cittadini eletti dall'Ecc.mo Consiglio per l'Esame del Progetto del nuovo Ozzeri, 1779 / APOLOGIA DEL PROGETTO DEL NUOVO OZZERI CONTRO LE OSSERVAZIONI, E RIFLESSIONI DI ALCUNI INTERESSATI DI GIO.ATTILIO ARNOLFINI.

      Due interessantissimi documenti manoscritti in bella copia. Il testo dell'Arnolfini è in formato cm.34x23 e consta di 135 carte, così articolate: una carta bianca; quattro contenenti il frontespizio, l'elenco dei Cittadini Deputati, l'intestazione e la prefazione; 96 carte compilate per 191 pagine numerate; 34 carte bianche. Buona legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, con tassello con titoli in oro al dorso. Tagli spruzzati. Testo in in ottima grafia, assai ben consultabile, compilato su 26 righe per pagina. Allegata una carta a stampa in formato cm.49x75,5 (incisione di Bartolomeo Nerici su disegno di Michele Flosi), raffigurante la "Mappa delle Campagne, Laghi, Paludi Lucchesi e Toscane dall'Arno presso Montecchio, e S.Giovanni alla Vena fino al Litorale di Viareggio, coll'indicazione della Linea d'un Nuovo Canale, da nominarsi il Nuovo Ozzeri", con acquarellatura a mano coeva. In fine al testo (pg.191) è applicata una ulteriore carta a stampa, in formato cm.30,5x42, raffigurante il sistema idraultico della Lucchesia, con i laghi di Sesto e di Massaciuccoli e il Fiume Serchio. Ambedue le carte, allegate a titolo esplicativo del testo, sono tratte dall'Opera "Piano di operazioni idrauliche per ottenere la massima depressione del lago di Sesto o sia di Bientina" di Leonardo Ximenes (Lucca, presso Francesco Bonsignori, 1782). Con tassello di proprietà "Lelio Ignazio Di Poggio". Il secondo manoscritto è opera di Eustachio Zanotti. In formato cm.29,6x20,3. consta di quattro carte non numerate, con frontespizio e "Avviso al Lettore", 200 pagine numerate, compilate in ottima grafia su 27 righe per pagina, 11 pagine numerate di "Appendice" e 11 carte bianche. Legatura coeva in gradevole cartoncino decorato a colori. Tagli spruzzati. Prima del frontespizio è allegata una carta, con compilazione manoscritta al recto e al verso, contenente alcune notazioni riferite al testo. Ambedue i volumi in ottime condizioni di conservazione, su carta greve. Giovanni Attilio Arnolfini (Lucca, 15 ottobre 1733 ?" 21 novembre 1791), idrologo e scrittore, compì gli studi di teologia e giurisprudenza a Roma, per poi divenire magistrato, nel 1761 e in seguito sopraintendente alle acque della Repubblica di Lucca. Di lui parla in termini estremamente lusinghieri il celebre astronomo G.Girolamo De la Lande (1732 - 1807), che a seguito di una visita a Lucca ricorda testualmente: "Par mi le personnes distinguées que j'ai connues, je dois citer M.Jean Attilio Arnolfini, préposé à l'inspection des eaux et des canaux; on ne pourroit trouver dans le plus grandes capitales un homme plus instruit dans les sciences mathématiques et plus exercé dans les arts de gout, tels que la musique.......". (Cfr. Sforza "Ricordi e Biografie lucchesi", pg.XXXIII). Oltre ai suoi molteplici lavori idrologici nel territorio lucchese, si occupò di analoghe questioni per il fiume Reno, su incarico di Papa Pio VI, a Terranova e compì apprezzate consulenze presso molte corti europee. Eustachio Zanotti (Bologna, 27 novembre 1709 ?" Bologna, 15 maggio 1782), astronomo e ingegnere idraulico, fu Segretario dell'Istituto delle Scienze di Bologna, membro delle Accademie di Berlino, Londra, Napoli, Padova e Kassel e Socio dell'Accademia dei Quaranta. Si devono a lui importanti studi sulle comete, sulle eclissi solari e lunari, sulle aurore boreali, oltre al restauro nel 1776 della meridiana della basilica di San Petronio a Bologna. Si tratta di due fondamentali documenti per la ultrasecolare storia delle bonifiche del territorio compreso tra il Lago di Bientina o Sesto e il Mar Tirreno. Questo un sunto della complessa vicenda, tratta dal sito dell'Archivio di Stato di Lucca: "Le frequentissime inondazioni delle acque che si raccoglievano nel bacino di Sesto o di Bientina, ed il loro continuo allargarsi a danno dei terreni lucchesi e pisani, per causa dell'inalzamento dei letti del Serchio e dell'Arno, fecero in più tempi pensare a nuovi partiti per ottenerne lo scolo. Fino dal 1669 l'ingegnere Ciaccheri ideò di sgorgare le acque mediante una botte sott'Arno, e questo concetto fu ripetuto dal matematico Perelli, sul principio del secolo passato. Nel 1768 essendo accaduto un più vasto e prolungato allagamento, il Granduca Pietro Leopoldo si propose di eseguire quel lavoro, a cui ben volentieri consentì la Repubblica [di Lucca], che avrebbe anche concorso ad una parte proporzionata della spesa. Ma furono tante le opposizioni che fecero a ciò i proprietari della pianura pisana, che dichiararono non voler ricevere sopra le loro terre una mole d'acque non proprie, che si mise da parte quel disegno. Risorsero di lì a poco (1772) le solite querele e proteste del Governo Toscano per il passaggio delle acque del Serchio nel Lago di Sesto. Fu allora che in Lucca si presero a studiare nuovi rimedi; e Gio. Attilio Arnolfini, dopo molte indagini, venne in pensiero di costruire un nuovo canale che dal Lago conducesse le acque traverso la pianura lucchese, seguendo presso a poco la direzione dell'Ozzeri; ma che invece di versare nel Serchio, lo avrebbe traversato sotterra mediante una botte, e quindi, passato il colle di Balbano per mezzo di una galleria, avrebbe fatto capo direttamente nel mare. Fino dal 30 Dicembre del 1768, il Consiglio Generale aveva fatto decreto che l'Offizio sopra i Paduli di Sesto e quello sopra l'Ozzeri e Rogio, operando unitamente, dovessero trattare col Governo di Firenze per dare uno stabile e reale scolo alle nostre campagne. Questa deputazione, rinnovata e prorogata più volte, anche aggiungendo ai membri dei due Offizi altri cittadini, dette conclusione ai suoi lavori mediante una lunga relazione, sottoscritta il 5 Marzo 1782, la quale fu letta pochi giorni dopo nel Consiglio Generale. Con questa si consigliava la esecuzione del Nuovo Ozzeri, il piano del quale di presentava come opera dell'idraulico Ximenes, approvato, e, solamente in poche cose secondarie, modificato dal Boscovich e da Eustachio Zanotti. Gio. Attilio Arnolfini, a cui si

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        Naturgeschichte der Fische

      Stampa da matrice incisa su rame in coloritura a mano coeva. Stato di conservazione ottimo, freschissima inchiostratura. Esemplare in cornice. La stampa è tratta dai tre volumi dedicati ai pesci tedeschi editi a Berlino dal Bloch tra 1782 e 1784, facenti parte della più ampia opera "Allgemeine Natur - geschichte der Fische", pubblicata in 12 volumi tra 1782 e 1795.

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        König Salomons Urteil.

      . Aquatinta in Braun, 1782, nach einer Zeichnung von Lucas van Leyden (1494-1533), auf festem Bütten, verso mit dem Künstlerzeichen (Lugt 2725). 27,2:21,4 cm. Radiert von Ploos' Werkstattgehilfen Cornelis Brouwer (tätig zwischen 1781-1802). Provenienz: Sammlung Thomas Graf, Berlin, Lugt Suppl. 1092b. Literatur: Wurzbach und Laurentius/Niemeijer 34, VI (von VI). Publiziert 1782.. Ploos van Amstel gelang es um 1758 nach zahlreichen und langwierigen graphischen Versuchen, Zeichnungen täuschend ähnlich zu reproduzieren. Die Vorlage zum vorliegenden Blatt von H. Averkamp (1585 - nach 1663) befindet sich heute in der Teyler-Stiftung in Haarlem.

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