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        The Use and Abuse of Free-Masonry.

      London: Kearsley, 1783 - Later half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A very scarce volume in excellent condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Karlstadt, 4. III. 1783. - ¾ S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Dienstschreiben an Karl Graf von Zinzendorf (1739-1813), den Präsidenten der Neuen Hofrechnungskammer, betr. der von der "Haupt Siebenbürg. Kanzley ausgewiesenen Ersparung bey der vorgeschlagenen Regulirung des Tax-Amts Personal- und Salarial Statuo". - Karl Graf Zinzendorf hatte seit 1784 den Vorsitz der Robotaufhebungskommission inne; 1792 wurde er Staats- und Konferenzminister und Mitglied des Staatsrats, 1800 Landmarschall von Niederösterreich. Von 1801 bis 1813 Landkomtur des Deutschen Ordens in Österreich, war Zinzendorf 1808 vorübergehend dirigierender Staats- und Konferenzminister. "Zinzendorf war ein Vorkämpfer des Freihandels und lehnte den Merkantilismus ab. Seine seit 1782 geführten Tagebücher, die über sechzig Bände umfassen, sind eine bedeutsame kulturgeschichtliche Quelle" (DBE). Zu Zinzendorf, der für die Geschichtsforschung vor allem auf Grund seines zeitlebens geführten Tagebuchs von großem Interesse ist, vgl. Christine Lebeau: Die Tagebücher des Grafen Karl von Zinzendorf. In: Quellenkunde der Habsburgermonarchie (16.-18. Jahrhundert). Ein exemplarisches Handbuch. Hg. v. J. Pauser, M. Scheutz und T. Winkelbauer. Wien 2004 (= MIÖG Ergbd. 44), S. 796-800.

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        Opuscula Analytica.

      St. Petersburg: Academia Imperialis Scientiarum, 1783-85. First edition of this collection of 28 previously unpublished papers by Euler (listed below), of which the most important is 'Observationes circa divisionem quadratorum per numeros primos', which gives the first clear statement of the 'law of quadratic reciprocity,' called the 'golden theorem' by Gauss who gave its first proof in his Disquisitiones Arithmeticae (1801). The first volume was published in the year of Euler's death, most of the papers having been presented to the St. Petersburg Academy a decade or more earlier. The majority of the papers in these volumes deal with topics in number theory (3, 5, 7-11, 14, 19). Euler had studied questions related to quadratic reciprocity for decades, starting with a letter to Christian Goldbach dated 28 August, 1742. He gradually accumulated numerical evidence, but did not feel able to formulate the 'law' until he did so in (3). He continued to work on topics related to quadratic reciprocity - paper (5) is an example - but a proof eluded him, as it did Legendre later. Apart from the papers dealing with quadratic reciprocity, the most interesting of the number-theoretic papers is perhaps 'Nova subsidia pro resolutione formulae axx + 1 = yy,' which gives a new method of solving Pell's equation x2- dy2 = 1. Euler had developed a method of solution using continued fractions in 1765 ('De usu novi algorithmi in problemate Pelliano solvendo') but noted that for some values of d this method leads to very tedious calculations (he mentions the case d = 61, for which the smallest solution is x = 1766319049 and y = 226153980). The new method, which generates solutions of Pell's equation from solutions of closely related equations, is much more efficient, although it applies only to certain values of d. It has been repeatedly rediscovered over the centuries, and has recently been generalized to apply to any value of d. Another group of papers deals with finite and infinite series (1, 2, 20, 24, 25). Euler had famously solved the problem of exactly summing the zeta function series ς (n) = 1/1n + 1/2n + 1/3n + 1/4n + ... in the case n = 2, which had defeated the Bernoullis, and in paper (25) he calculates ς (2n) up to n = 17. In 'De summa seriei ex numeris primis formatae 1/3 - 1/5 + 1/7 + 1/11 - 1/13 ... ubi numeri primi formae 4n - 1 habent signum positivum, formae autem 4n + 1 signum negativum,' Euler notes that the sum of the reciprocals of the primes diverges, as does the harmonic series 1 + (1/2) + (1/3) + (1/4) + .... His derivations start with the 'Leibniz' series, 1 - (1/3) + (1/5) - (1/7) + (1/9) - ... = /4. In 'De eximio usu methodi interpolationum in serierum doctrina' Euler presents his discovery of the 'Lagrange interpolation formula,' a fundamental technique in numerical analysis. This was published by Lagrange in 1795, and earlier by Waring in 1779 ('Problems concerning interpolations,' Phil. Trans., Vol. 69, pp. 59-67), but Euler's paper was presented to the Academy on May 18, 1772. The last two papers discuss topics in probability, a subject not normally associated with Euler. 'Solutio quaestionis ad calculum probabilitatis pertinentis' treats a problem in annuities: How much should be paid by a couple, so that a certain sum of money can be paid to the heir after the death of the other? In 'Solutio quarundam quaestionum difficiliorum in calculo probabilium,' Euler studies the 'Genoese lottery,' a game of chance similar to today's lotteries in which numbered balls are placed in a large wheel, five or six are drawn at random, and players attempt to guess the numbers. Euler became interested in such lotteries after he was asked by King Frederick II for his analysis of a proposal for a state lottery involving the drawing of five numbers from 1 to 90. Other papers deal with definite integrals (15-17), infinite products (12, 13), and several with one of Euler's favourite topics, continued fractions (4, 21-23). The works included in these volumes are as follows: 1. De seriebus, in quibus producta ex minis terminis contiguis datam constituunt progressionem 2. Varia artificia in serierum indolem inquirendi 3. Observationes circa divisionem quadratorum per numeros primos 4. Observationes analyticae 5. Disquitio accuratior circa residua ex divisione quadratorum altiorumque potestatum per numeros primos relicta 6. De eximio usu methodi interpolationum in serierum doctrina 7. De criteriis aequationis fxx + gyy = hxx, utrum ea resolutionem admittat necne? 8. De quibusdam eximiis proprietatibus circa divisores potestatum occurrentibus 9. Proposita quacunque protressione ab unitate incipiente, quaeritur quot eius terminos ad minimum addi oporteat, ut omnes numeri producantur 10. Nova subsidia pro resolutione formulae axx + 1 = yy 11. Miscellanea analytica 12. Variae observationes circa angulos in progressione geometrica progredientes 13. Quomodo sinus et cosinus angulorum multiplorum per producta exprimi queant 14. Considerationes super theoremate Fermatiano de resolutione numerorum in numeros polygonales 15. Observation in aliquot theoremata illustrissimi de la Grange 16. Investigatio formulae integralis(xm-1 dx)/(1+xk)n casu, quo post intagrationem statuitur x = 17. Investigatio valoris integralis(xm-1 dx)/(1-2xkcos +x2k) a termino x = 0 ad x =extensi 18. Theoremata quaedam analytica, quorum demonstratio adhuc desideratur 19. De relatione inter ternas pluresve quantitates instituenda 20. De resolutione fractionum transcendentium in infinitas fractiones simplices 21. De transformatione serierum in fractiones continuas, ubi simul haec theoria non mediocriter amplificatur 22. Methodus inveniendi formulas integrales, quae certis casibus datam inter se teneant rationem, ubi sumul methodus traditur fractiones continuas summandi 23. Summatio fractionis continuae cuius indices progressionem arithmeticam constituunt dum numeratores omnes sunt unitates ubi simul resolutio aequationis Riccatianae per huiusmodi fractiones docetur 24. De summa seriei ex numeris primis formatae 1/3 - 1/5 + 1/7 + 1/11 - 1/13 ... ubi numeri primi formae 4n-1 habent signum positivum, formae autem 4n+1 signum negativum 25. De seriebus potestatum reciprocis methodo nova et facillima summandis 26. De insigni promotione scientiae numerorum 27. Solutio quaestionis ad calculum probabilitatis pertinentis 28. Solutio quarundam quaestionum difficiliorum in calculo probabilium Two volumes, large 4to (257 x 205 mm), pp. [iv], 364; [iv], 346, with two folding engraved plates. Bound in two fine uniform calf bindings with gilt armorial stamp of Collége Royal de Henri IV to the front boards, some light wear to spines and capitals and a 5 cm crack to the front hinge to second volume (still strong though), in all a very fine and unrestored set.

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        Dissertatio Inauguralis Chemico-Medica De Semimetallis.: Quam Annuente Inclita Facultate Medica In Antiquissima Ac Celeberrima Universitate Vindobonensi . Submittit Franciscus Josephus Eyb, Bohemus Winterbergensis Ex Circulo Prachiniensi, AA. LL. Et Philosoph. Doctor Et Magister Chyrurgiæ. Disputabitur . Die Mensis Martii MDCCLXXXIII.

      Typis Josephi Nobilis der Kurtzbek, Cæs. Reg. Typogr. Et Bibl., Viennae. 1783 - Precede la dedica dell’autore al pricipe Joh. Nepom. Schartzeber con una elaborata incisione araldica in rame a fronte con le armi dei principi Schwartzenberg. Contiene: De Wismuto (Bismuto), De Zinco, De Antimonio, De Mercurio. Su carta pesante. Da vedersi. Formato: 105, [4] p., 8°(20 cm), legatura coeva in marocchino rosso con fregi dorati alle armi dei principi Schwartzenberg, tagli dorati. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo, più evidenti alla legatura.

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        Compendio della storia generale de' viaggi. Opera di M. De La Harpe accademico parigino. Adorna di Carte Geografiche, e Figure. Arricchita d'annotazioni. Tomovigesimo. (unito a:) Saggio sulla nautica antica dei veneziani di vincenzo Formaleoni.

      Venezia: presso Vincenzio Formaleoni, 1783 - In-8 (20 cm) 224 (1) c.; 60 2 c. (di cui 1 più volte ripiegata). Piatti in carta marmorizzata coeva, cartoncino rustico al dorso. Bell'esemplare in barbe. Del compendio esistono due edizioni non facilmente distinguibili, la seconda e direttamente stampata da Vincenzo Formaleoni a partire dal 1782, la prima da Rinaldo Benvenuti nel 1781. Il volume tratta la descrizione storico geografica del Messico. Contiene la "Carta del Lago del Messico e dei suoi contorni" (p. 60). Il secondo volume allegato fa parte di "Saggio sulla nautica antica de' veneziani con una illustrazione d'alcune carte idrografiche antiche della Biblioteca di S. Marco, che dimostrano l'isole Antille prima della scoperta di Cristoforo Colombo di Vincenzio Formaleoni". Jean-François de La Harpe (Parigi, 20 novembre 1739 – 11 febbraio 1803) è stato uno scrittore, critico letterario e poeta francese. Cicogna 1465 18mo secolo

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        Lettre autographe inédite à sa femme. L'oeil du Marquis : « . et suis-je donc ici pour des années ? Adieu je suis au désespoir.»

      s.n. 1783 - - s.n., s.l. s.d. (février 1783?), 11,7x19,1cm, Une page sur un feuillet remplié. - « Quel monstre, eh mon Dieu, quel monstre vous souffle les expressions de langueur que vous employez et suis-je donc ici pour des années ? Adieu je suis au désespoir. » Lettre autographe inédite de Donatien Alphonse François de Sade rédigée d'une écriture fine et serrée sur une page adressée à sa femme. Deux petites brûlures causant la perte de quelques lettres en haut du premier feuillet. Adresse de Madame de Sade à Paris sur la quatrième page. Provenance : archives de la famille. Sans date, cette lettre a été rédigée au début du mois de février 1783, durant l'incarcération du Marquis à la prison de Vincennes. Cette lettre pleine de douleur physique et morale, est écrite depuis la cellule enfumée du Donjon dans lequel est consigné Monsieur le 6, interdit de visites depuis plus de deux mois et souffrant de cécité partielle et de terribles maux de tête. En apparence décousue, mêlant remerciements, plaintes, supplications et reproches, cette lettre d'amour autant que de haine, révèle la très grande faiblesse du prisonnier en cette période charnière de sa vie carcérale. C'est en effet exactement à cette période que prend forme dans sa tête malade l'univers littéraire unique du Marquis de Sade. « J'ai reçu la lettre du docteur et je vous en remercie, j'y répondrai quand je pourrai onque ma tête le pourra. » C'est au commencement de l'année 1783 que le Marquis subit d'importantes inflammations oculaires ; il perdra presque totalement l'usage de ses yeux de janvier à juillet 1783. Sade rédigera un rapport détaillé de ses maux dans un précieux document intitulé Journal de mon œil. Concernant ses céphalées, il écrit dans son Journal pour le mois de février : « Le 9 souffrant horriblement, j'eus nuit bonne mais de grandes douleurs de tête. Le 10 si mal à la tête que je ne pus me lever qu'à trois heures. ». C'est d'ailleurs cette unique allusion à des maux de tête qui nous permet de dater précisément cette lettre. Le « docteur » dont il est ici question n'est autre qu'Henri Grandjean, chirurgien-oculiste du roi et de la famille royale, envoyé examiner le prisonnier à la suite de ses instantes demandes : « Je vous prie de m'envoyer un médecin oculiste, et le meilleur de Paris. » (Lettre à Renée-Pélagie du 4 février 1783). Le Marquis est alors très anxieux à l'idée de perdre la vue, comme le trahit la très fréquente répétition du verbe voir à quelques lignes d'intervalle : « me venir voir », « si je les vois » ou encore « si vous me voyiez ». C'est cependant sous l'effet de cette cécité naissante et des douleurs afférentes, qui le privent de toute distraction et le contraignent à l'inertie, que Sade commence à imaginer ses futures odyssées érotiques comme il le confessera quelques mois plus tard dans une lettre d'avril 1783 : « Mon œil est toujours le même, et on est très éloigné de penser même à me le guérir [.]. Au reste, je m'en occupe moins, je lis moins, je travaille moins, et ma tête erre sur autre chose avec une force si prodigieusement plus vive, qu'en réalité, à l'inconvénient près qu'il est fort grand, je serais presque tenté de n'en être pas fâché ! Je l'avais toujours bien entendu dire, qu'un sens affecté triplait la force de l'imagination, et je l'éprouve. Ça m'a fait inventer une singulière règle de volupté. C'est que je suis très persuadé que l'on parviendrait à rendre les plaisirs de l'amour au dernier degré de force possible, en amortissant un ou deux sens, et même plus, chaque fois qu'on veut jouir. ». Mais pour l'heure, le Marquis, encore loin de cette introspection fertile, est submergé par l'omniprésente souffrance qui semble le maintenir dans un état de grande confusion. Affaibli par cette violente affliction, Sade, « à bout », cède « au désespoir », et quittant la posture virulente qui lui est coutumière, devient une victime impuissante, soumise à la cruauté du clan des Montreuil : « N'obtiendrais-je donc jamais la plus légère faveur [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Specimen monachologiae methodo Linnaeana. Tabulis tribus aeneis illustratum, cum adnexis thesibus.

      Alois Merz, Augsburg 1783 - Kl.-4to. (ca. 25,5 x 20,5 cm). Broschur der Zeit, mit Umschlag aus patroniertem Goldbrokatpapier, 24 Bll. Sprache: Latein, Mit 3 Kupfertafeln von J. Schaff. BLKÖ 2, 71 ff. NDB 2, 466 f. Weller 447. Lipperheide 1867. Hayn-Gotendorf V, 340. Erste Ausgabe. - Beißende satirische Charakterisierung von Mönchen, als zoologisches Bestimmungsbuch nach Linné gestaltet. Born (1742-1791) war für 16 Monate selber Mitglied des Jesuitenordens, studierte danach zunächst Jura, dann Naturwissenschaften und entwickelte sich zu einem gefragten Mineralogen und Bergwerksfachmann, Mitglied mehrerer bedeutender Akademien. Der liberale Aufklärer und Illuminat (Ordensname: Furius Camillus) war für seinen Witz und Scharfsinn bekannt. "Als Führer der Freimaurer in Wien spielte er eine bedeutende gesellschaftliche Rolle im Zeichen der Aufklärung. B. ist der "Sarostro" der Zauberflöte. Von dieser Einstellung ist seine temperamentvolle, wenig delikate Satire "Specimen Monachologiae" (1783) gegen die Klöster beherrscht, die in antiklerikalen Kreisen große Verbreitung erfuhr" (NDB). - Der schöne Umschlag leicht fleckig, mit wenigen kleinen Abschabungen. Kl. Etikett mit alter Signatur auf dem Vorderdeckel. Innen etwas gebräunt und stellenweise ebenfalls fleckig, Titel mit kl. Randausbesserungen. 270 Gramm. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lyste der gedetineerde Jooden te 's Hertogenbosch. z. pl., 1783.

      1 blad plano, gerestaureerd op vouwen. Exlibris N. Dujardin-v.d. Avoort. C1896."Niet in STCN; niet in NCC. Lijst van 10 namen en signalementen van Joodse criminelen die 'alle geapprehendeert' zijn op 2 augustus 1783. De teksten zijn hier en daar met de pen verbeterd of aangevuld en er wordt bij enkelen vermeld ' gehangen', 'gegeesseld' en 'gepijnigt dog niet bekend'. Van de 20 jarige Leibman Israel wordt vermeld dat hij met ' de bende gaauwdieven gegaan heeft'. De lijst heeft duidelijk anti-semitische strekking."

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        Description des experiences de la machine aerostatique de MM. de Montgolfier et de celles auxquelles cette decouverte a donne lieu. Paris, Cuchet, 1783.

      40+299+(7) pag. Full contemp. leather. Good copy. Illustrated with a frontispice of airballoon at Versaille and 8 engraved plates (numbered 1-9).

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        "Vaderlandsche merkwaerdigheden in het merkwaerdig jaar 1782 door Anonymus. Gedrukt op het patriottisch eiland bij Anti-Anglomannus [= Amsterdam, C. Groenewoud], 1783; Eerste vervolg der Vaderlandsche merkwaerdigheden in het Wonderjaar 1783. Dordrecht, J.Ph. Streccius, 1783. [2 delen]".

      "8°: (vol. 1) A-B 8, gepag.: [2] 30 pp. Met 8 ongesigneerde gravures; (vol. 2) C-E 8, gepag.: [2] 31-75 [1] pp. Met 8 gravures door K.F. Bendorp, 1783, naar R. Arends en Bendorp. Oorspronkelijk bedrukt karton. Theeuwen, Pieter 't Hoen en De Post van den Neder-Rhijn (Hilversum 2002), p. 240 Atlas van Stolk 4474, 1-16; Knuttel 20409/10; Muller (historieprenten) 4497/8"."Patriotse pamfletten, elk bestaande uit acht gedichten over actuele politieke onderwerpen, alle met een plaat. Doelwit in het eerste deel is onder meer de orangist Van Goens (De Verklikker), op wie de patriotten bijzonder gebeten waren, sinds hij Amsterdam ervan had beschuldigd met zijn handelspolitiek de oorlog met Engeland te hebben uitgelokt. Lof is er (uiteraard) voor De herroepen staatsman, waarmee de patriotse edelman Van der Capellen tot de Pol wordt bedoeld. De platen in het tweede deel zijn in tegenstelling tot het eerste wel gesigneerd; ook de drukker wordt nu met name genoemd. Enkele onderwerpen zijn het weekblad 'De Post van den Neder-Rhijn', dat juist een rechtzaak die had moeten leiden tot een verschijningsverbod had gewonnen, en de vrijkorpsen die in veel plaatsen een tegenhanger vormden van de door de stedelijke overheid gecontroleerde schutterijen. De doorlopende paginering en signering van de bundel sluit aan op de eerste reeks 'Merkwaerdigheden'. Een tweede vervolg, dat op de laatste pagina van het tweede deeltje wordt aangekondigd, is hoogstwaarschijnlijk nooit verschenen."

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        RUINEN (DR.), TROMPE L'OEUIL TEKENING JAN SMITS UIT GOUDA Trompe l'oeuil-tekening met kleur, van de hand van Jan Smits [Gouda 1783] met in het midden een tekening van “Het dorp Ruijnen” (kerk en kerkplein met 7 huizen, bomen, het kerkhofhek en enkele personen). Verder zijn afgebeeld een enveloppe met “Mijn heer Johannes Smits, mr. goud en zilversmit te G...” en enkele blaadjes uit boeken en almanakken (o.a. een boekje over de zeeslag van 1781). 31x40 cm.

      M6779.

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        Lettre autographe inédite à sa femme. L'oeil du Marquis : « ... et suis-je donc ici pour des années ? Adieu je suis au désespoir. »

      Autograph letter from Marquis de Sade written a fine writing on a page to his wife.Address Madame de Sade in Paris on the fourth page.Provenance: family archives. s.n. s.l. s.d. (février 1783?) 11,7x19,1cm Une page sur un feuillet remplié

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        The Norwich Directory; or, Gentlemen and Tradesmens Assistant. Containing an alphabetical list of the principal inhabitants, their address, occupation and residence: the houses numbered. With the following tables, viz. Streets, Lanes, Markets, Churches, Meeting-houses, Gates, and public buildings. Court of Aldermen, Sheriffs, Common-council, Committees, and other City Officers. The Bishop's, Dean and Chapter's, Excise, and Stamp Offices. Court of Request, House and Window Tax, Land Tax, and Post-office. Bankers, Physicians, Surgeons, Attorneys, and Saturday merchants, &c. Coaches, Waggons, Inns, Coffee-houses, Carriers, Vessels, Post and Single-horse Chaises. Hospitals, Treasurers, Court of Guardians, and Charity Schools. Fairs in Norfolk, Seats near Norwich, and Crown Officers. Lodges of Free-Masons, Societies, and Places of public Amusement. - Boarding Schools, Boarding and Lodging Houses, &c. The Trade, Manufacture, Poor-Rate, and Population of Norwich. London and Hull Traders, and Pack-Shi

      Norwich: printed and sold by W. Chase and Co. March 22, 1783. 8vo., folding engraved plan by T. Smith, (2) + vi + 5 - 52 + (2) + 59 - 73 + (7)pp., variable, but mostly light, damp-staining towards the end, a few corners dustmarked, well bound in the 20th century(1978) in quarter calf over marbled boards, spine lettered gilt. A good, well-bound copy. First edition. The first Norwich Directory> packed with relevant information. The final seven pages contain a Correct list of the Carriers.>

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        Kaiserlich-Königliche Patente, und Zirkularien welche seit der merkwürdigen Regierung Josephs des Zweyten in Publico, Politicis, & Ecclesiasticis in der Edlen von Trattnerischen Hofbuchdruckerey sind gedruckt worden.

      Wien, Johann Thomas Edler von Trattner 1783. - Seemann 3733 - Sammelwerk mit hundert, 1780 bis 1783 während der Regierung Kaiser Josephs II., bei Trattner einzeln gedruckten Gesetzen und Rundschreiben, mit zusammenfassendem Titelblatt und Verzeichnis der enthaltenen Stücke. Seltener Vorläufer der bekannten, 1788-1791 herausgegebenen, ?Trattnerschen Gesetzessammlung? Nicht bei GV. 4°. Titelbl., 3 nn. Bll. (Vorrede, Elenchus), ca. 300 nn. Bll. Titelblatt mit Wappenholzschnitt, mit e. Kopfstück, e. Schlussvignette u. zahlr. großen Holzschnittinitialen. Pappband d. Zeit, mit gedrucktem Papierschildchen am Rücken (Sammlung der K. K. Patente. I. Band), gering fleckig, etwas bestoßen, einige Wurmgänge in den Innengelenken und im Innenfalz einiger Blätter, Blätter gut erhalten, wenig vergilbt oder fleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brevvexling imellem fortrolige Venner, af Charlotta Dorothea Biehl - Første Tome.

      Kopenhagen :, 1783 - 332 S. Einbd. etwas berieben/ angeschmutzt/ gebräunt, Bleistifteinträge auf Vor- und NachsatzSeiten altersbedingt etwas gebräunt/ fleckig, ansonsten ordentliches Exemplar. da Gewicht in Gramm: 380 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique de MM. de Montgolfier, et de celles auxquelles cette decouverte a donne lieu;

      Paris: Chez Cuchet 1783 - Fairly recent French full leather binding, with gilt titles and decoration to the spine. Barthélémy Faujas de Saint-Fond (a French geologist & traveller) produced this work in 1783 as the Montgolfier brothers were conducting their experiments. This is the revised edition of the book - with a supplement and further information about the brother’s experiments in June-September 1783. There is a brief supplement to the rear adding information about the flight of November 21, in which Pilâtre de Rozier, accompanied by the Marquis d'Arlandes, made the first aerial voyage in history - this last flight is often recorded in engravings as the first flight over Paris. There was a second continuation volume issued in 1784. 9 engravings (number 5 is the frontis illustration). The leather binding is in good clean and tidy condition, with just a touch of bumping to the corners. Internally the book is in very nice condition, with just the odd foxing spot, although these are more prevalent to the beginning, and the title page is significantly spotted. Frontis, xl, 1-299, [vii] - 8 plates. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Storia di Milano. Tomo primo in cui si narrano le vicende della citt? incominciando dai pi? rimoti principj sino alla fine del dominio dei Visconti [-Tomo secondo in cui si descrive lo stato della Repubblica milanese, il dominio degli Sforza, e de' successivi sovrani sino ai principj del pontificato di S. Carlo Borromeo].

      nella Stamperia di Giuseppe Marelli, 1783. 2 volumi in-4? (cm. 24,5), legatura coeva in m. pelle con titolo in oro su tasselli ai dorsi e piatti marmorizzati;?pp. XII 519 [1b]; [4] 475 [1] in ottimo stato, con 1 pianta topografica ripiegata f.t. e 7 tavole fuori testo incise dal Cagnoni (alcune ripiegate); capilettera silografici; sporadiche fioriture, una macchia al taglio superiore del primo tomo, tavola della torre di San Gottardo recisa dl legatore. Prima edizione della storia di Milano del celebre letterato ed economista milanese, uno dei padri dell'illuminismo lombardo e italiano. Quest'opera su Milano pu? essere considerata la prima con impostazione storiografica moderna, e la sua seconda parte a distanza di anni fu conclusa e pubblicata postuma da Antonio Francesco Frisi, fratello del grande matematico Paolo. Cfr. Hoepli 967 che cita un ritratto del Verri in medaglione non citato da nessuna bibliografia consultata e anche qui assente. [cfr. Predari 198; Gamba 2490; Brunet V, 1147; Graesse VI, 287]. Buon esemplare.

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        Geographisches Spiel für die Jugend. Von S.L. Hegrad.

      [Wien, Hartl] 1783. - Nicht bei ÖBL, Dörflinger, Gugitz, Espenhorst, Wernigg u. anderen einschlägigen Bibliographien. Der einzige konkrete Hinweis auf das vorliegende Werk findet sich in der Allg. Literatur-Zeitung von 1785 : "Wien, bey Hertel: Geographisches Spiel für die Jugend von S.L. Hegrad. 124 S. Ein klein Büchelchen in rothem Bändchen, mit zugehörigen Kärtchen, in rothem Futterälchen, das sich unter den pädagogischen Quincallerie Waaren unsrer Zeit nicht übel ausnimmt." Weltweit war für uns kein vollständiges Exemplar der vorl. Auflage feststellbar; die 2. Auflage von 1788 (mit identem Umfang) ist in einem einzigen vollständigen Exemplar erhalten. Zu Friedrich Hegrad finden sich die genauesten biographischen Angaben bei Kodek: Mitglieder der Wr. Freimaurer-Logen 1742-1848, S.100f. Hegrad hielt bei der Aufnahme Mozarts am 14. Dezember 1784 die Logenrede. 113 x 64 mm. 30 gest., kolorierte Spielkarten. 2 Bände Spielanleitung "Von dem Gebrauche der geographischen Spielkarten" 124; 112 (franz.Übers.) S., jeweils mit kolor. Holzschnitt-Zierstücken. OPappbände, fachgerecht restauriert. Im Text fleckenfrei. Die Spielkarten abgegriffen bzw. mit Gebrauchsspuren. Spielkarten und Spielanleitungen in zusammensteckbarem Schuber (Originaler, restaurierter Fußteil, neuer Kopfteil).

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        Prospekt aus der Vogelschau ('Prospect der Fürstlichen Residenz Stadt Carlsruh').

      - Kupferstich v. Heinrich Hugo Cöntgen in Mainz n. G.N. Fischer b. G.N. Fischer in Karlsruhe, 1783, 29,5 x 40 Stopp, Die Handwerkskundschaften mit Ortsansichten D 227.1 vgl.g. - Handwerksbrief mit Stadtansicht umgeben von einer dekorativen Bordüre und Handwerkern.

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        Alpinia Racemosa. Linn. Espece de Gingembre. Pl. LVII.

      Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1783 - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 318 x 210 mm. Fine condition. This beautiful copper engraving of a less common species of ginger, comes from Le jardin d'Eden, le paradis terrestre renouvelle dans le Jardin de la Reine a Trianon ou collection des plantes les plus rares, qui se trouvent dans le deux Hemispheres. The plants are from the Queen's Garden in the Tuileries.

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        Phlomis spinosa. Nobis. Leonurus epineux. CV.

      Paris: Chez l'auteur. Le Jardin d'Eden. 1783. - Copper engraving. Original colour. Size: 20.5 x 33 cm. (8 x 13 inches) Fine condition This attractive copper engraving is from Buchoz's 'Le Jardin d'Eden, le Paradis Terrestre renouvelle dans le Jardin de la Reine a Trianon' in Pierre Buchoz's supplement to the work Collection des Plantes les plus rares, qui se trouvent dans les deux Hemispheres. Buchoz or Buc'hoz (1731-1807) was born in Metz. At the age of 28, he was appointed physician to the King of Poland, but left his post to pursue his interest in botany. The plants are from the queens garden in the Tuileries.

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        Observations on the Means of Preserving and Restoring Health in the West-Indies, (Rare First Edition)

      Printed for C. Dilly, London 1783 - pp. ix, [4], 2-162. Bound in full contemporary leather. Binding is worn at edges and corners, front hinge cracked inside and out, but holding by binding rope. Some chipping along cracked hinge. Front and rear end papers missing. Light scattered foxing. Lower right hand corner of title page chipped, (1/2" by 3/4"). Previous owner's names on front paste down and title page. A couple of pencil and ink number marks throughout. John Rollo M.D. was a Scottish military surgeon who served in the West Indies and is now known for his work on a diabetic diet. He was stationed in St. Lucia in 1778-9 and in Barbados in 1781. He was associated with Colin Chisholm on Grenada. Rollo became surgeon-general of the Royal Artillery in 1794. He oversaw the construction of the enlarged Royal Artillery Hospital. Rollo collaborated with William Cruickshank and in 1798 published, "An Account of Two Cases of the Diabetes Mellitus". The book being offered here is a very rare first edition of Rollo's earlier book from his West Indies days. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [LORD SYDNEY] Note of Fees on Swearing The Right Honourable Thomas Lord Sidney

      One of His Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State the 23d. Decr. 1783. Manuscript in brown ink on single folio sheet with "GR" watermark by Jubb, 185 x 230 mm, above title in upper margin "Council Office", below title a list of various expenses incurred by the swearing in of Lord Sydney for his second term as Home Secretary: “To the Clerks of the Council…£10:0:0d., To the Under Clerks…£4:0:0d….To the Under Record Keeper…£6:0:0d….”; a manuscript docketed title to the lower page “Receipt for Council Office Fees No.1”;original folds, clean and crisp. Townshend was created Baron Sydney of Chislehurst and entered the House of Lords on 6 March 1783. In 1785, during his first term as Home Secretary, Sydney, Nova Scotia was named in his honour. In the years that followed, Townshend was responsible for planning the penal colony at Botany Bay, and he appointed Arthur Phillip as the first Governor. On his arrival in January 1788, Phillip named Sydney Cove, which in due course became Sydney Town, in honour of Lord Sydney.

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        L'isle de Corse divisée par juridictions.

      1783. Incisione in rame di Lattrè, colorata d'epoca ai confini, mm 455x305. Tratta da " Atlas modèrne ou collectiòn des cartes ". Bell'esemplare, con qualche strappetto restaurato all'estremità dei margini.

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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

      London: for W. Strahan & T. Cadell, , 1783 & 1790. A New Edition. 12 volumes, octavo, (210 x 128 mm). Contemporary tree calf, titles gilt to red labels to spines, cap decorations gilt to spines. Engraved frontispiece portrait to Volume I and 3 engraved folding maps in all. With the bookplate and shelf number of the surgeon James Blackman to front pastedowns, and his ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Slight rubbing to extremities, occasional wear to very tips, a couple of small marks to boards, top edges dust toned, short closed tear to front free endpaper of vol. V; an excellent set. First octavo edition, issued in two sets, the first six volumes issued in 1783, the second six volumes issued in 1790. A handsomely bound set of Gibbon's most important work, first published in a quarto edition between 1776 and 1788. "Gibbon brought a width of vision and a critical mastery of the available sources which have not been equalled to this day; and the result was clothed in an inimitable prose" (PMM).

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        XIX. Conventus ad S. Colomannum Mart. Stockerauii, in inferiori Austria. Kupferstich v. F. L. Schmitner aus Placidus Herzog "Cosmographia Austriaco - Franciscana" Köln 1740, 15 x 18 cm (auf vollem Textblatt 32 x 20 cm)

      - Nebehay-W. 251 / 19.- Selten.- Älteste gedruckte Ortsansicht ! Zeigt das 1783/84 von Joseph II. aufgelöste Franziskanerkloster St. Koloman. Anfang 19. Jh. bis auf das sogenannte Klösterl abgebrochen. 1912 Neubau an der Stelle des alten Klosters der Steyler Missionsschwestern.

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        XXIII. Conventus ad S.Annam Matrem B.V.M.Hainburgi, In Inferiori Austria. Kupferstich v. F. L. Schmitner aus Placidus Herzog "Cosmographia Austriaco - Franciscana" Köln 1740, 14,5 x 18 cm (auf vollem Textblatt 32 x 20 cm)

      - Nebehay-W. 251 / 23.- Selten.- Zeigt das 1783 von Joseph II. aufgelöste Franziskanerkloster mit Kirche. Die Gebäude wurden 1787 von der Tabakfabrik übernommen. Von 1821 bis 1840 entstand dann ein monumentaler dreigeschoßiger Industriebau.

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        XIV. Conventus ad S. Franciscum Seraph. Zistersdorffii, In inferiori Austria. Kupferstich v. F. L. Schmitner aus Placidus Herzog "Cosmographia Austriaco - Franciscana" Köln 1740, 15 x 18 cm (auf vollem Textblatt 32 x 20 cm)

      - Nebehay-W. 251 / 14.- Selten.- Zeigt das 1783 von Joseph II. aufgelöste Franziskanerkloster mit Kirche (heute Pfarrkirche und Pfarrhof von Zistersdorf)

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        The History of America. Fourth Edition.

      London, Straham, Cadall and Balfour (Edinburgh), 1783. - 3 Bde. XLVII, 336 SS. (4), 474 SS. (4), 432, (40) SS. Mit einem gefalteten Kupferstich (Azteken-Zeichnungen). Zeitgenöss. Lederbde. mit reicher Rückenvergoldung und jeweils zwei farbigen Rückenschildern. Marmorvorsätze. Gr.-8vo. Bemerkenswert schön gebundenes Exemplar aus dem Besitz des Trierer Geologen und Historikers Johann Steininger (1794-1874), der nach dem Studium in Paris von 1815-1857 am Gymnasium in Trier Naturwissenschaften lehrte. Sein prominentester Schüler war Karl Marx (vgl. G. Groß, in: Trierer Biogr. Lex., hg. v. Heinz Monz, Trier 2000, S. 450), weswegen das Werk auch als mögliche Quelle zu Marx' Amerika-Unterricht gelten kann. Auch sonst kommt Steininger als früher Einfluß auf Marx in Frage: ihm wurde vorgeworfen, daß er seit Beginn seiner Lehrtätigkeit in Trier am Christentum rüttele, "wodurch mancher Jüngling den Glauben verliert"; das Provinzialschulkollegium bezweifelte am 25. Januar 1834 seine "vaterländische Gesinnnung". - Ecken etwas bestoßen, Kapitale teils lädiert. Alle Bände mit Exlibris "Johannis Steininger" am Titel. gegen Ende oder zu Anfang sporfleckig, die Titelblätter mit Stempelauswaschung und meist kl. Papierläsuren.

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        A practical treatise on chimneys. Containing full directions for preventing or removing smoke in houses, Illustrated with copperplates. Third edition.

      Edinburgh: printed for C. Elliot. Sold at London by T. Cadell 1783 - 12mo., large folding engraved copperplate comprising 18 figures, vi + 82 + (2)pp., including the final leaf of 'Directions to the Binder', contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, old paper label on spine, upper joint cracked but sound, slight wear to extremities, else a very good presentation copy inscribed in ink 'M'Tavish Esqr from the Author>' and with the later armorial bookplate of Seton of Mounie on front pastedown. A very scarce edition, ESTC recording copies at only 4 libraries: BL + NLS + Un. of Delaware + Niedersachsische Staats-Bibliothek. An analysis of the causes of smoky chimneys with suggested solutions to the problem. This work was first published anonymously in an Edinburgh edition of 1776 but, as the author explains in his Advertisement>, he has cast aside his concealment as other writers 'of several Treatises' and inventors had been taking advantage of his ideas. Dr James Anderson (1739-1807) was a Scottish agriculturist and political economist who co-operated with Jeremy Bentham and Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster, the famous Scottish agronomist, but also produced a large body of his own work and issued the monthly Recreations in Agriculture>, 1797-1802. Although Anderson originally signed this particular copy for an unknown M'Tavish, it later passed into his wife's family, the Setons of Mounie, Aberdeenshire. Anderson married the heiress Margaret Seton in 1768. The inscription, A. Seton>, may refer to their eldest son, Alexander (1760-1850) who succeeded his mother in 1768, having assumed the Seton surname by the terms of succession, or possibly his eldest son, also Alexander, born 1815. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        A Dissertation on the Pernicious Effects of Gaming; A Dissertation on Duelling; A Dissertation on Suicide

      Printed by J. Archdeacon Printer to the University. Three volumes bound in one Octavo full smooth calf ruled in gilt, rebacked (some time ago) in poorer quality leather to match, gilt lettered spine label, marbled endpapers Richard Hey (1745 - 1835) was born in Leeds and educated at Cambridge. In 1771 he was called to the bar at the Middle Temple and took the degree of LL. D. in 1778. He did not succeed as a barrister, however, so he retired from the bar. He was a Fellow and tutor of Sidney Sussex College until 1778 and then of Magdalene College from 1782 to 1796. In 1782 some gentleman offered anonymously, through the University of Cambridge, to give a prize of fifty guineas for the best "Dissertation on the Pernicious Effects of Gaming". Richard Hey obtained the prize and the work was published in 1783, with a second and a third edition. The same gentleman offered a similar sum of fifty guineas, in the year following for the best "Dissertation on Duelling", and a third time for the best"Dissertation on Suicide". Richard Hey won both of those prizes and both dissertations were published, the one in 1784 and the other in 1785, with a second edition in 1812 when the three dissertations were published in one volume. In 1792 he wrote an article "Answer to Paine's Rights of Man" in which 'he demonstrates the system of that arch-theorist to be a system of despotism and tyranny. He entitled this useful publication "Happiness and Rights".' Spine a bit worn, corners a bit rubbed, else fine [Taylor, The biographia Leodiensis; or, Biographical sketches of the worthies of Leeds ... pp. 363-365]

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        Von ihm selbst aufgesetzte Lebensbeschreibung.

      Leipzig, Buchhandlung der Gelehrten, 1783. - 8vo (17.5 : 10.5 cm). 8 Bl., 816 S., 1 Bl. Errata. Einzige Ausgabe. ?Die Mündigsprechung der arabischen Philologie erfolgte durch den genialen Johann Jakob Reiske (1716 - 1774), den ersten namhaften Arabisten, den Deutschland hervorgebracht hat. Reiske hat die arabische Philologie aus den Fesseln der Theologie befreit und sie auf die Höhe einer selbständigen Wissenschaft erhoben. Das Studium der Sprache war ihm nicht Selbstzweck, sondern Grundlage für die Erforschung der islamischen Geschichte, die er in die allgemeine Weltgeschichte einzuordnen und zu deuten unternahm. Seine Zeitgenossen vermochten seinen kühnen Ideen nicht zu folgen, er wurde zum ?Märtyrer der arabischen Literatur?, und sein Leben zu jener Leidensgeschichte, von der seine Lebensbeschreibung so ergreifend Zeugnis ablegt? (verkürzt nach Fück, Die arabischen Studien in Europa, 1955, p. 108-124). - Reiskes Schriften erschienen in kleinsten Auflagen und zählen zu den Rara der europäischen Orientalistik. Die Autobiographie reicht bis 1770, Reiskes Witwe Ernestine Christine ergänzte die letzten Lebensjahre. Sie fügte ein Verzeichnis der hinterlassenen Manuskripte, annotierten Handexemplare und der gedruckten Schriften hinzu. Etwa drei Viertel des Bandes bestehen aus Reiskes wissenschaftlicher Korrespondenz, darunter einige eigene Briefentwürfe. - Einband stark berieben, Rückenschild zur Hälfte abgeblättert. Innen frisches Exemplar. - Beiliegend: Medaillonbüste Reiskes im Halbprofil. Kupferstich von Johanna Dorothea Philippin, geb. Sysangin, 1770. 15 : 8.5 cm (Darstellung). Mit schmalem Rand. Schwarzgrauer Kleisterpappband d. Zeit mit Grünschnitt.

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        Summary and free reflections, in which the great outline only, and principal features, of the following subjects are impartially traced, and candidly examined.

      Chelmsford: printed by Clachar Frost and Gray; for the author. * 1783 - 8vo., xvii + (1) + 115 + (1) + 142 - 178pp., well bound in recent old-style half calf gilt over marbled boards with the original label re-used, with two or three very small old inkstamps of Leyton Public Library, else a very good crisp copy. [For further notes, including a note on collation, see below]. [bound with], An endeavour to prove that reason is alone sufficient to the firm establishment of religion, which must on principles of faith be ever precarious.> Chelmsford: printed by W. Clachar, S. Gray, and Co. 1788. 8vo., 31 + (1) + 64pp. [bound with], A physical enquiry into the powers and properties of spirit, and, how far by analogical inferences resulting from experimental and natural phoenomena, the human intellect may be enabled to attain to any rational conception of omnipotence.> Chelmsford: printed by Clachar, Gray, & Co. 1787. 8vo., vi + 82pp. [bound with], A postscript to the physical enquiry into the powers and properties of spirit, &c.> Chelmsford: printed by Clachar, Gray, & Co. 1787. 8vo., 6 + (4) + 7 - 34pp. [bound with], A free enquiry into the enormous increase of attornies, with some serious reflections on the abuse of our excellent laws: By an unfeigned admirer of genuine British jurisprudence. And a Postscript, in which the reform of our Parliamentary Constituency is again considered, by the Original Proposer of that Interesting Measure.> Chelmsford: printed by Clachar, Gray, & Co. 1785. 8vo., iv + 68pp. A complex collection of individual pieces by Henry Constantine Jennings (1731-1819), the collector, who is known to history for his often ill-judged art collecting, his bankruptcies and his many personal idiosyncracies. (His one success seems to have been the acquisition of the ancient masterpiece of an over-life-sized crouching dog from the art dealer Bartolomeo Cavaceppi which realised £1000 at a Christies sale in 1778/9). This is a curious collection of essays, all published privately in Chelmsford (Essex) and apparently complete (see ESTC). The essays include recommendations for bathing and swimming and that children should 'draw off both shoes and stockings' and 'dabble in puddles'. 'I would even recommend that they should every day, for at least an hour or two, play about bare-foot in wet or dry'. The Free Enquiry into the enormous increase of attornies> is remarkably objective in view of Jennings's recent stretch in Chelmsford prison as a consequence of his financial embarrassments. It begins with the observation that Members of Parliament were elected by 'not one sixth part of their fellow countrymen'. And goes on to declare that 'the object of my enmity, is not the law, it is the wretched, quibbling, prostituted habits of its practicers, the expensive grievance of its formalities, - the insolence and roguery of its professors' that he objected to. It seems to have been a heartfelt commentary based on his own experiences. * The date '1783' is hand-stamped onto the title-page just below the imprint. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentaries on the Laws of England.

      London: W. Strahan, T. Cadell, and D. Prince, 1783. Finely bound set of Blackstone's landmark work. Octavo, 4 volumes. Bound in full period calf, gilt tooling and titles to the spine, red leather title labels lettered in gilt, small oval green leather labels with volume numbers. Portrait frontispiece in Volume 1, one plates and folding chart in Volume 2. Ninth Edition, stated. This edition contains the last corrections made during the life of the author. In very good condition. Blackstone's work succeeded that of Edward Coke as the foundational treatise on English law. PMM states "Blackstone's great work on the laws of England is the extreme example of justification of an existing state of affairs by virtue of its history... Until the Commentaries, the ordinary Englishman had viewed the law as a vast, unintelligible and unfriendly machine... Blackstone's great achievement was to popularize the law and the traditions which had influenced its formation... He takes a delight in describing and defending as the essence of the constitution the often anomalous complexities which had grown into the laws of England over the centuries. But he achieves the astonishing feat of communicating this delight, and this is due to a style which is itself always lucid and graceful." The influence of Blackstone on the Founding Fathers should not be understated. While Jefferson ultimately grew to dislike Blackstone, Hamilton cited the Commentaries in Federalists No. 69 and 84 to bolster the case for the Constitution. Grolier/English 52; PMM 212; Rothschild 407.

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        Tractatus de morbo mucoso

      Apud Victorinum Bossiegel 1783 - - Apud Victorinum Bossiegel, Goettingae (Goettingen) 1783, In-12 (10,5x17,5cm), (6) XXXVIII 331pp. (1), relié. - Seconde édition latine, illustrée de 3 planches dépliantes in fine. Reliure en demi basane d'époque. Dos lisse orné de 3 caissons à la grotesque, 2 fleurons. Pièce de titre de veau rouge glacé. Coiffes arasées. Mors fendus en tête et queue. Rousseurs. Etude exhaustive de la Typhoïde, que les auteurs confondent avec la dysenterie et d'autres fièvres communes. Lors de l'épidémie grave de Typhoïde qui sévit à Goettingen de 1757 à 1763, Roederer, professeur de médecine dans la même ville, publia en 1762 (avec l'aide de son assitant Wagler qui pratiquait l'autopsie des corps) une relation très précise du développement de la maladie. Ouvrage important sur le sujet. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition. Binding sheepskin half contemporary. Back smooth decorated with 3 boxes to the grotesque, 2 florets. As part of glossy red calf. Flush caps. (6) XXXVIII 331pp. (1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Inkas oder die Zerstörung Peru's. Aus dem Französischen.

      Brönner, Frankfurt, Leipzig 1783 - Bd. 1: [24] Bl., 288 S. Bd. 2: 367 S. Zwei Lederbände mit goldgeprägtem Rücken und goldenen Zierleisten [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tractatus de morbo mucoso

      first edition.Binding sheepskin half contemporary. Back smooth decorated with 3 boxes to the grotesque, 2 florets. As part of glossy red calf. Flush caps. Apud Victorinum Bossiegel Goettingae (Goettingen) 1783 In-12 (10,5x17,5cm) (6) XXXVIII 331pp. (1) relié

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        Maison de Plaisance De Sa Majesté Impérial de toutes les Russies.

      - Kupferstich 1783 v. Francois Denis Née 1739 - 1817 n. Nicolas Louis de Lespinasse 1738 - 1808 aus "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne", 21,5 x 64,5 cm Große, schöne Ansicht des Katharinenpalastes in St. Petersburg aus dem oben genannten seltenen Altas. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Peterhoff Maison de Plaisance De Sa Majesté Impérial de toutes les Russies.

      - Kupferstich 1783 v. Francois Denis Née 1739 - 1817 n. Nicolas Louis de Lespinasse 1738 - 1808 aus Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne, 21,5 x 64,5 cm Große,prächtige Ansicht der Palastanlage am Finnischen Meerbusen aus dem oben genannten seltenen Altas. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        Beschreibung der feyerlichen Einweihung und vorgegangenen Uebersetzung der uralten Pfarrkirche aus dem Staffelsee in Oberbairn nach Seehausen. Sammt den bey dieser Gelegenheit gehaltenen Predigten.

      Augsburg, Rieger, 1783. - circa 20,2 x 12,6 cm. Gestochenes Portrait, Titel, 30 Bll., 235 SS., 6 Bll., 2 doppelblgr. Kupfertafeln Neuerer Lederband mit altem goldgeprägten Rückenschild Pfister I, 70. Erste Ausgabe dieser Festschrift zur Einweihung der Pfarrkirche St. Michael in Seehausen, die aus den Steinen der ehemaligen Kirche auf der Insel Wörth neu aufgebaut und 1782 durch Fürstbischof Wenzelslaus eingeweiht wurde. Den Bau sowie einen Pfarrhof und eine Schule stiftete der Buchhändler und Verleger Matthäus Rieger (1705-1775), der ein gebürtiger Seehauser war. Das Porträt, gestochen von J. C. Schleich, zeigt Erzbischof Clemens Wenzeslaus von Trier, die Tafeln zeigen die Kirche und eine Vogelschau auf den Staffelsee mit den Inseln und umliegenden Orten. "- Etwas gebräunt, teils fleckig, die Tafeln etwas fleckig und mit kleinen Randdefekten ausserhalb der Darstellung, sonst gut erhalten und auf festem Papier gedruckt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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