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      Amsterdam: Chez J.F. Rosart, . 1784 - [2],213pp. [bound with:] [Jay, John]: EXTRAIT DU JOURNAL DE LECTURE, No. XXXVII. LETTRE CIRCULAIRE DU CONGRÈS DES ÉTATS UNIS D'AMÉRIQUE A SES CONSTITUANTS. [Paris. 1779?]. [2],26pp. [with:] [French Drama]: LA PAIX DE 1782 OU LE BOWL DE PUNCH DE MASTER OLIVER DREAMER. London. 1782. 47pp. First two titles 12mo., third title octavo. Contemporary calf, gilt, spine gilt with floral design. Binding rubbed and worn, chipped at head of spine. Internally fine. These three titles, printed in French but produced throughout Europe, all touch on the American Revolution and its aftermath. Mably's work consists of four letters written to John Adams, then the American Minister to Holland, on the government, laws, and political divisions in the United States. One of the letters deals specifically with Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Georgia. The second item is a circular letter from the Congress of the United States of America to their constituents on the subject of raising funds for the public debt, and is signed in print by John Jay, Sept. 13, 1779. Herein Jay outlines the fiscal state of the infant nation, in particular light of the growing war debt. In the United States the letter was ordered to be printed and distributed to the numerous parishes throughout the nation, to be read by the several ministers at the close of religious services. Jay implores the populace to maintain its resolve, and to be wary of insidious reports that the new government is failing. This French printing, likely produced to reassure the French shortly after they entered the Revolution on the American side, is extremely rare. OCLC locates only one copy, at the University of Pennsylvania. That copy, however, is printed in an octavo format, as opposed to the duodecimo format as in the present copy. The third title consists of a farcical French drama touching on the American Revolution. Mably: HOWES M5, "aa." SABIN 42923. Jay: SABIN 15515 (Philadelphia ed). OCLC 17381334. Drama: SABIN 58262.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Recueil d'Estampes Representant les Diffèrents Evenemens de la Guerre qui a procuré l'Indépendance aux Etats Unis de l'Amérique.

      Paris: M. Ponce, [c. 1784]. - Oblong 4to., (9 ¼ x 11 inches). (A bit spotted throughout). 2 fine engraved maps, 14 fine engraved plates, each numbered and with engraved text at bottom, after Godefroy, Fauvel, William, Lausan, P. C. Marillier, Le Paon and others (a bit browned, occasional staining). Original gray paper wrappers (a bit worn with some loss). First edition. Published shortly after the signing of the Treaty of Paris at the end of 1783, and designed to illustrate the main events of the Revolutionary War. "First French book with a title-page mentioning the United States" (Howes). Issue without the separate title page, with 16 plates, all listed in the contents on the last plate. The two maps show: North America giving the arrival dates of various waves of European immigration and population statistics; and the areas in Florida, Senegal, Tobago, and Minorque conceded by England in the Treaty of 1783. The plates show the dramatic seizing of loyalist John Malcolm, who was tarred and feathered; the battles of Lexington, and Saratoga; the taking of Martinique ("Dominique"), Senegal, Grenada, Pensacola, and Tobago; the surrender of Cornwallis; the ambush at St. Eustace, the Siege of Fort St. Philippe, and the attack at Brimstomhill. Sabin 68421. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Flora Rossica.

      Petropoli (St. Petersburg) 1784-1788. 2 volumes (bound in 1). Folio (286 x 451mm). pp. (6), viii, 80; (2),114, with handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 101 beautifully handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary tree calf, gilt ornamented spine skilfully rebacked with red and green gilt lettered label, covers with Russian imperial arms gilt. The first great illustrated flora of Russia, initiated by Empress Catherine the Great. "Among many publications Flora Rossica was Pallas's most ambitious work, intended to reach 500 or 600 plates. Catherine II underwrote the costs of publication; but a change of ministers dried up the funds, and a second volume was abandoned" (Hunt, 672). /"In 1767 Pallas was invited to work at the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences. He was elected ordinary academician and had the rank of acting state councilor. For more than forty years Pallas was associated exclusively with the development of Russian science. During his first years he studied nature and the peoples of the Russian empire, participating in the Academic expeditions of 1768-1774" (DSB)./The beautifully handcoloured engraved frontispiece shows Catherine the Great seated on clouds surrounded by cherubs, one of whom is presenting a copy of the book. In her right hand Catherine is holding flowers. The 101 beautifully handcoloured engravings of flowering plants are by Karl Friederich Knappe. The nomenclature of the plants are in latin and russian. An exceptionally fine, large copy without any foxing. //Hunt 672; Nissen BBI, 1482.,.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany with Anecdotes relating to some Eminent Characters

      G. Burnet, Dublin 1784 - 5 volumes, fourth edition, as stated in the decorative oval cartouche on title page. 8vo. Advertisement follows title page. Full leather binding with decorative spines; red leather title compartments and red leather ovals with Arabic numerals. Tooled and gilt spine decoration. Interiors clean. Condition: Original 18th century binding. Spines starting, wear to leather, heads and tails chipped, vol. 1 front cover almost detached. Corners bumped. Bookplates pasted down in all front covers. Overall very good. Photos available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beyträge zur Geschichte der Vögel.

      Wien, C.F. Wappler, 1784. 4to (285 x 230mm). pp. (10), 45, (1), with 19 handcoloured engraved plates. 19th century cloth-backed marbled boards (spine a bit worn). An important work as it gives early descriptions of birds from the West Indies and the northern parts of South America. Emperor Franz Stephan, husband of Maria Theresia, founded the Imperial Zoological Gardens at the Schönbrunn Palace in 1752. In 1755 he sent an expedition to the West Indies and the northern parts of South America to collect plants and animals for the gardens at Schönbrunn and the menagerie. Nicolaus Joseph Jacquin was in charge of the expedition which lasted 4 years. During this trip he made notes on birds which were published by his son Joseph Franz Jacquin. 32 species are treated of which 25 come from the above mentioned regions. According to the descriptions in the book almost all the birds had been kept at the Schönbrunn menagerie. "Several new species are described. The plates are excellent for the period" (Zimmer I, 320). Only 2 plates are signed by the artist, one plate by A. Amon and one plate by J. Adam.//Anker 220.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat JUNK B.V. (Natural History]
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        The Wit's Magazine

      ONT> 1784 - A volume of six issues of The Wit's Magazine dating from July to December 1784. With four sought after fold-out engravings, some of them by the painter and engraver Samuel Collings. Including amusing articles, letters, poems and enigmas. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to front and rear pastedowns of William Margetts of Deddington in Oxfordshire. Condition: In a quarter calf binding with marbled paper-covered boards. Externally, rather worn and rubbed with slight loss to paper at extremities and to leather at head and tail of spine. Joints starting. Internally, two fold-out plates are missing, as well as a total of eight pages of text. Otherwise, generally firmly bound, bright with occasional spots and marks and curling to plates. Overall: GOOD ONLY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Considerations on the Defects of Prisons and ... on a Plan of Reform

      London, 1784. First Edition. Recent half leather. A very good copy; some dustiness to the half title. 8vo.,Paul was a philanthropist (DNB) who took a particular interest in prison reform. A fearsome epidemic of jail fever within his local jurisdiction - he had been appointed high sheriff of Gloucestershire in 1780 - drew his attention to the conditions prevailing in local jails. The book offered here is the result of his work as the head of a committee that had been appointed to seek the construction of a modern prison building. The DNB reports that he designed the new buildings for the penitentiary and work house according to theories set forth in the this book. Mindful of medical problems he saw to it that the new structure contained infirmaries and other improvements. It appears that Howard had the benefit of Paul's work for his masterpiece on prison reform that appeared some years later (DNB). DNB XV, 515 - 516.

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        Discours sur l'Histoire Universelle - Depuis le Commencement du Monde Jusqu'a l'Empire de Charlemagne [from: Collection des Auteurs Classiques François et Latins]

      Paris: Didot, 1784 - One in a series of works of French and Latin literature printed by Didot and originally published in 1681 by the order of Louis XIV for the education of the Dauphin. Boussuet's history was the last in a long line of universal histories, from St. Augustine onwards, that interpreted history as the continuing manifestation of divine providence. This copy finely bound by Derome the younger, with his ticket, and tooled on the spine with a distinctive staircase or lightning bolt tool (BINDING, DEROME) One of 200 copies on papier vélin. 4to. [iv], 629, [3] pp. Contemporary red morocco, covers with ruled in gilt with triple fillet border, spine with 5 raised bands, titled in gilt in one, the rest gilt all over with a repeating lightning bolt or staircase pattern, a.e.g., gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, by Derôme the younger (with his ticket to first blank). Wear to head of spine, some sporadic spotting to text. Cf. PMM 157 (for original edition) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Vache Marine. Et Peche avec la Varre (Marine Cow/Manatee)

      Paris 1784 - In the early 18th century, France turned away from imperial aspirations to focus on more personal and pleasurable pursuits. As political life and private morals relaxed, the change was mirrored by a new style in art, one that was more intimate, and decorative. Louis XIV's desire to glorify his dignity and the magnificence of France had been well served by the monumental and formal qualities of most seventeenth-century French art. But members of the succeeding court began to decorate their elegant homes in a lighter, more delicate manner. This new style has been known since the last century as "rococo," from the French word, rocaille, for rock and shell garden ornamentation. First emerging in the decorative arts, the rococo emphasized pastel colors, sinuous curves, and patterns based on flowers, vines, and shells. Painters turned to the sensual surface delights of color and light, and from weighty religious and historical subjects to more intimate scenes. The styles of representation range from the mildly stylized but naturalistic to the intensely fantastical, verging on the surreal. This style would soon give way to one that adhered to the austerity and democratic spirit of the revolutionaries at the end of the century. This original hand-colored engraving, “Vache Marine. Et Peche avec la Varre” from the collection of fifty-nine engravings from Jacques Charton’s, “Collection de plantes etrangeres en fleurs, fruits, corail et coquillages” is a splendid example of the French decorative arts produced in Paris in 1784, just previous to the French Revolution. This engraving, most likely executed for porcelain designs, measures 17.25” x 11” and is in very good condition with light faint staining throughout. This engraving shows a marine cow or manatee resting on the banks in the foreground, while a boat with fishermen prepare to spear another in the water. This whimsical engraving is vibrantly colored with rich greens, light blue and pale orange-reds and is expertly detailed.

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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      Amsterdam 1784 - Amsterdam; 1784. 4 tomos en 2 vols. 8º mayor (19 cm.) xl., 203 p. = Portada., 220 p. = Portada., 180 p. = Portada., 152 p. Encuadernación holandesa piel de época con dorados en el lomo. Papel tostado y encuadernación rozada. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Basel: Johann Rudolf Im-Hof und Sohn, 1784. n. Hardcover. An Unusually Large "Back-to-Back" Binding, from the Library of Jean Fürstenberg. 197 x 121 mm (7 3/4 x 4 3/4"). Two volumes bound "dos-à-dos.". AN ESPECIALLY ATTRACTIVE CONTEMPORARY RED MOROCCO DOS-À-DOS BINDING, covers gilt with delicate roll border featuring calligraphic flourishes at the corners, at the center a pineapple-like oval ornament flanked by curling acanthus leaves from which a floral garland is draped, flat spines divided into compartments by multiple plain and decorative gilt rules, floral sprig centerpiece with small tools at corners and sides, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. In the original (somewhat rubbed) marbled paper pull-off case. Front pastedowns with book label of Jean Fürstenberg. Isolated trivial spots of foxing, but A REALLY EXCELLENT SPECIMEN, with virtually no internal signs of use and in a very bright binding with only very superficial wear. This is a very uncommon and unusually large 18th century example of a double-book or "dos-à-dos" binding, a style that was particularly popular in England from about 1600-40, when it was used especially for small, embroidered devotional works. In a dos-à-dos (literally "back-to-back") binding, two volumes are joined so that they share a common back cover and so that the fore edge of one is adjacent to the spine of the other. The restrained decoration here does not attempt to replicate the typically more ornate 17th century embroidered designs. An especially lucky survival here is the original fragile cardboard pull-off case. It is not surprising that such an object comes from the illustrious library of Jean (also Hans) Fürstenberg, noted for fine bindings and excellent condition. (For more on Fürstenberg, see item #41.) Dos-à-dos bindings appear in the marketplace from time to time, but ABPC (back to 1975) and Americana Exchange (back to the 1930s) seem to list just one other German book bound this way, a 1768 Ulm Bible sold by Ketterer in 2010.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Nachrichten vom zustande der Gegenden und Stadt Juvavia vor, während und nach der Beherrschung der Römer bis zur Ankunft des heiligen Rupert und dessen Verwandlung in das heutige Salzburg. Beigebunden: Diplomantischer Anhang von verschiedenen schriftlichen Denkmaalen und Urkunden aus dem VI., VII., VIII., IX., X. und XI. Jahrhundert zur Beleuchtung der vorstehenden Nachrichten vom Zustande Salzburgs.

      Salzburg, Waisenhausbuchhandlung, 1784.. Folio. 9 n.n. Bll. + 610 + 1 S. + Zwischentitel + 2 n.n. + 311 S. OPp. der Zeit.. EA. Wurzbach XII, 41. - Vereinzelt stockfleckig, Gbrsp., Titelbl. u. letztes Bl. fachmännisch ergänzt (T. m. ergänztem Textverlust), Ebd. fachmännisch restauriert, durchgehend etw. feuchtigkeitsrandig, sonst gutes Exemplar. - Hauptwerk des Verfassers und grundlegend für die Staats- und Kirchengeschichte Salzburgs. Der Anhang enthält 116 meist unedierte Urkunden. Die von Kleinmayrn beabsichtigte Fortsetzung der Herausgabe alter Salzburger Urkunden kam nicht mehr zustande.

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        Bromatologia seu Doctrina de Esculentis et Potulentis.

      . Vienna, apud Rudolphum Graeffer, 1784, 8°, 428, (12) pp., gestochene Titelvignette, Portrait, marmorierter Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit Buntpapiervorsätzen und reichlicher Rückenvergoldung; blasser St.a.Tit.. Second Edition (first 1783) of what Simon considers: "An unusually interesting book of dietetics and cookery, describing the qualities of every possible kind of food and drink, plants, fungi, animals, fats and oils, condiments, wines and spirits, tea, coffee ... etc." The text is in Latin, but the German nomenclature is included. Plenck is probably best remembered for his system of dermatological calssification (explained in his Doctrina de morbis cutaneis of 1776), but his talents were extensive, as can be witnessed in this less well-known work. - The portrait is of Giovanni Alessandro Brambilla, to whom the work is dedicated. This work was obviously also found unusually interesting when it was published, the second edition appearing just a year after the first and apparently being a direct reprint of the first with just the date changed - in effect a second issue, rather than a true second edition. - Sehr schönes, frisches, breitrandiges, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Marmorierter Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit Buntpapiervorsätzen. Blasser Bibliotheksstempel auf dem Titelblatt. - Joseph Jacob von Plenck (1738-1807) war während des 7jährigen Krieges als Regiments-Chirurg tätig. 1770 wurde er Lehrer der theoretischen und praktischer Chirurgie an der neu errichteten Universität Tyrnau, ab 1777 in Ofen, wo er auch die Fächer Botanik und Chemie lehrte. Gleichzeitig war er Direktor der Feldapotheken und Sekretär der med.-chir. Josephs Akademie in Wien. Plenck war einer der fruchtbarsten medizinischen Schriftsteller seiner Zeit. - Simon, Gastronomica 1204; Blake p. 355; Wellcome IV, p.402 (imperfect, portrait wanting); NUC records three locations.

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        Autograph Quotation Signed of four lines by [James] Montgomery, on 1 page 8vo, signed in full 'thomas Moore', no place, no date.

      - The Dead are like the stars, by day,Withdrawn from mortal eye,But not extinct, they hold their wayIn glory through the sky.These lines (with some differences), have been frequently attributed to Bernard Barton (1784-1849).

      [Bookseller: John Wilson Manuscripts Ltd ABA ILAB]
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        Carte Generale Offrant les Decouvertes Faites Par Le Capitaine Jacques Cook Dans Ces Voyages et Dans Les Deux Voyages Precedens Ainsi que La Route Des Vaisseaux Qu'il Commandoit. par. Henri Roberts, Lieutenant de la Marine Du Roi.Paris. 1784

      Paris, 1784. B / W., 65 x 97 cm. This fine chart by Lieut.Henry Roberts, who sailed with Capt.James Cook on his third voyage to the Pacific in 1776 - 1780, is from the French Edition of Cook's Voyages originally published in London in 1782 - 84. Lieut. Roberts drew several large charts, based on Cook's voyages, and then drew a composite of the three circumnavigations on this striking chart which shows Cook's tracks during his first, second and third voyages in 1768 - 71, 1772 - 1775 and 1776 - 1780. The French edition of Cook's voyages, engraved by Robert Benard came out in 1774 - 1785 in Paris.

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        Journal of the Senate of the State of New York, (Seventh Session, 1784)

      New York: Printed by E. Holt, Printer to the State. 1784. First. First edition. Subtitle reads, "At their first Meeting of the Seventh Session, begun and holden at the City-Hall in the City of New York, on Tuesday, the sixth Day of January, 1784." Folio. Unbound and untrimmed as issued in folded sheets. Incomplete. Consists of pages 59-134, and pages 61-168: i.e., two distinct sets of separately paginated sheets, each set recording a unique account of the daily proceedings in March, April, and May of 1784. It thus appears that two printed accounts of the same proceedings: one "official," the other "secret," (not an uncommon practice at the time) are here mixed together. Scattered chipping to the page edges affecting the letterpress at the margins of only some of the outermost leaves of each set, else good or better. ESTC locates four copies of one edition only: "147,[1] pages." No variants are noted. Evans 18644, ESTC W33312. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Treatise on Ploughs and Wheel Carriages [and] An Essay on the Construction of the Plough Deduced from Mathematical Principles and Experiments with and Appendix Containing the Description of a Drill

      Edinburgh, London, Newcastle: Printed by James Small; sold by W Creech, C Elliot and T Cadell. G : in Good condition. Covers rubbed and edge-worn with tears to leather along front cover. Light marking to spine. Some foxing and sporadic light marking within. Extinct worming to spine and prelims. One plate split along crease without loss. Contents otherwise generally clean and tight. 1784. First Edition. Leather cover. 210mm x 230mm (8" x 9"). 250pp, 71pp. 9 plates (mainly folding) comprising designs for ploughs and wheel carriages. Two treatise bound as one. The second being John Bailey's essay on the construction of the plough and published in 1795. .

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        Nova Mappa Geographica Tartariae Europae seu Minoris et in specie Crimeae.

      Augsburg 1784 - A fine 18th century map of Ukraine in original colour. Major cities are all depicted. With a decorative cartouche on the lower right and a large sea compass on the lower left. , Size : 465x565 (mm), 18.25x22.25 (Inches), Original Hand Coloring

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        Recherches sur les modifications de l'atmosphère, contenant l'histoire critique du baromètre & du thermomètre, un Traité sur la construction de ces instruments, des expériences relatives à leurs usages, & principalement à la mesure des hauteurs & à la correction des réfractions moyennes

      Veuve Duchesne, Paris 1784 - Complet en 4 volumes in-8 de XVI, 296pp. + VII, 336pp.+ VIII, 334pp.+ VII, 367pp. Pleine basane racinée d'époque ; dos lisses très ornementés ; pièces de titre et de tomaison rouges et vertes. Coins emoussés, petit manque en coiffe de tête des tomes 1 et 3 ; dorure fatiguée en queue et pratiquement effacée en coupes. Epidermures. Tranches jaunes. Cachets d'appartenance en partie gommés en page de titre et provoquant une usure du papier. Bandeaux,culs de lampe, manchettes. 1 tableau et 7 planches gravées de plusieurs figures, tous dépliants. Corps d'ouvrage frais. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des tableaux de la galerie impériale et royale de Vienne, [.] d'après l'arrangement qu'il a fait de cette galerie en 1781. Par ordre de sa majesté l'empereur.

      1784 - Basel, imprimé avec des caractères de G. Haas, chez J. J. Thourneyse, fils, 1784. 8:o. XXX,(2),384,(2) pp. & 4 folded engraved plates. Engraved vignettes in the text. Charming decorated boards, edges sprinkled red. Spine slightly darkened. Nice copy with some minor stains. From the library of Biby manor. First published in German in 1783. Besides being an engraver, Christian von Mechel (1737-1817) also worked as an art dealer and as a publisher. He is known for, among other things, his engravings of Hedlinger's medals. The collection, which was structured by Mechel after styles and countries, contained 1300 different works. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ueber die Einsamkeit. Tle. 2, 3 u. 4 [v. 4].

      Lpz., Weidmanns Erben u. Reich 1784/85.. kl.-8°, XL (Tit., Inh.), 520 S., 7 Bll. (Namenreg., Druckfehl., Verbess.); XVIII (Tit., Inh.), 518 S., 4 Bll. (Namenreg., Verbess.); XXXII S. (Tit., Vorrede, Inh.), 500 S., 9 Bll. (Namenreg., Verbess. u. Nachricht); mit 3 Titelvign. in Kupferstich, mit braunem Kleisterpapier bezogene Pappbde. d. Zt. m. goldgepr. RüTit. auf mont., unterschiedl. farb. Papierschildch. sowie dreiseit. Farbschnitt, Einbde. stärker berieb., Ecken u. Kapitale z. Tl. unschön bestoß. u. abgewetzt, Farbschn. stark verblasst, Titelbl. v. Bd. 3 m. Quetschfalte, Papier durchgeh. gebräunt u. stellenw. stärker stockfleck., Ss. kaum abgegriff.. ADB XXXXV, 273-277 u. Goed. IV.1, § 222, 6, 7c. Erste Ausgabe der 2. Bearbeitung des Werkes "Betrachtungen über die Einsamkeit" (Zürich 1756). Z. stellt darin die Einsamkeit als einen Ort der reflexiven u. emotionalen Bewährung des Menschen dar. "Es ist nicht nur dem Umfange nach Zimmermann's Hauptwerk, sondern auch deshalb, weil sich sein ganzes Wesen, seine Vorzüge wie seine Fehler darin am deutlichsten ausprägen; voll der tiefsten und schönsten Betrachtungen verräth es wie in seiner Polemik so auch in der Lobpreisung der Natur deutlichen den Einfluß Rousseaus.." (vgl. dazu ADB). Enthalten sind die Kapitel 5-12 (Einige Nachtheile der Einsamkeit./Nachtheilige Einwirkung der Einsamkeit auf die Einbildungskraft./Nachtheilige Einwirkung der Einsamkeit auf die Leidenschaften, zumal bey Einsiedlern und Mönchen./Apologie gegen einen falschen Apostel der Einsamkeit./Allgemeine Vortheile der Einsamkeit./Vortheile der Einsamkeit f. den Geist./Vortheile der Einsamkeit f. das Herz./Uebersicht des Ganzen Reflexionen über Mystik u. Möncherey. Beschluß.). Die Nachricht am Ende des 4. Bandes "die der Herr Nachdrucker dieses Buches nicht nachdrucken wird" spricht sich gegen die, zu dieser Zeit gängigen Raubdrucke aus. ZIMMERMANN Johann Georg (1728-1795); Mediziner, Philosoph u. Publizist. Z. studierte in Göttingen Medizin bei Albrecht von Haller, durch dessen Empfehlung er 1754 dann auch die Stelle als Stadtarzt von Brugg besetzte. In den 14 Jahren, die er in Brugg seinen Wirkungskreis hatte, fällt auch der Beginn seiner schriftstellerischen Tätigkeit. 1768 wurde er als königl. Leibarzt nach Hannover gerufen. Z. verkehrte mit den Geistesgrößen seiner Zeit. Lavater, Wieland, Gessner, Bodmer und Goethe waren seine Gesprächs- und Briefpartner. Allerdings ist überliefert, daß es durch seine Neigung zum Streit mit vielen Freunden zum Zerwürfnis kam. Z. starb krank und geistig umnachtet in Hannover. Seine letzten Wort waren "Laßt mich allein, ich sterbe!".

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        De vyf colom-orden, met derzelver deuren en poorten (.). Uit den beroemden Venetiaanschen boumeester Vincent Scamozzi in minuten overgebracht. (.). Vermeerderd en verbeterd door Caspar Philips Jacobsz. (.) en Jacobus Houthuisen.

      Amsterdam, J.B. Elwe, 1784. - 4to. (II)+110 pp. With engr. title, 54 engr. plates (incl. 1 double-page), 1 diagram, 1 table (complete). Hardcover. Contemp. red half sheepskin and brown paper over boards. VG. (Binding sl. chafed). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nachricht von einigen Häusern des Geschlechts der von Schlieffen oder Schlieben vor Alters Slivin oder Slivingen.

      Waisenhaus-Buchdruckerei,, Cassel, 1784 - Cassel, Waisenhaus-Buchdruckerei, 1784. 4°. 25,5 cm. Titelblatt, [3] Blatt, 282, IV, XVI Seiten, Seiten 283 - 472, 200 Seiten (Beilage 1-100), [1] Blatt (Druckfehler). Ganzlederband der Zeit mit reicher Goldprägung, goldgeprägter Rückentitel auf rotem Lederschildchen. Erste Ausgabe. Mit 19 Kupfertafeln (10 Wappen, 19 Stammtafeln). Einband berieben, bestoßen, Blätter teils wenig stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar. First edition. With 19 copper engravings. Contemporary full leather binding. Cover rubbed, bumped, few pages lightly foxy. Good copy. Ganzlederband der Zeit mit reicher Goldprägung, goldgeprägter Rückentitel auf rotem Lederschildchen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815) after Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727-1789/90)

      [London]. [1784]. The composer is depicted full-length, seated, composing, being crowned with a laurel wreath by an angel, with a keyboard instrument in the background and a lyre in the foreground. 214 x 183 mm. Small tear to upper edge; trimmed to just within plate mark, preserving a 10 mm. border. . A well-known print.

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        Opmuntring til mine Medborgere om Deeltagelse i Canal-Handelen.

      Slesvig, eget forlag 1784. 4to. 89 s. Fraktur. Tittelkobber med sluse og vindmølle. 3 foldekobbere bak i boken: Kart over det sydlige Skandinavia med de baltiske stater, Østersjøen og Nordsjøen. Kart over Eiderkanalen og dens nivåer. Prospekt over den østlige munning av kanalen. Alle Steenersen del. og F. N. Rolffsen sc. Foldekart med konstruksjonsdetaljer fra kanalen mgl. Senere skb. Gj.g. fuktskjold i materien, ikke på plansjene. Foldekartet over Skandinavia har endel gule pletter, de andre plansjene er stort sett rene. Papiret på fordekkel noe avskrapet. Rift i fr. forsats. Ex libris.. Christian VII's såkaldte Slesvig-Holstenske Kanal ble anlagt i årene 1777og 1785. Bruyn var borgmester i Slesvig og ga samme år ut et skrift på tysk: "Auf- munterung an meiner Mitbürger zur Theilnehmung an dem Canal=Handel". B. D. II, 1048

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        Royal Society Memorial Medal of Captain James Cook.

      London: 1784 - A rare historic tribute medal in commemoration of Captain James Cook, commissioned by the fellow members of the Royal Society. James Cook twice circumnavigated the globe (1768- 1771 & 1772 - 1775), and was then elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. He discovered & charted the east coast of Australia; discovered the Hawaiian Islands; circumnavigated and charted New Zealand; surveyed coastline in Alaska; was the first to cross the Antarctic Circle. Cook performed a great deal of the scientific work on his voyages with the support of the Society. Word of Cook's death in Hawaii in 1779 reached the Society in 1780; the medal was then commissioned and completed in 1784. Engraved by Lewis Pingo (1743-1830) of the Royal Mint in London.The portrait of Cook shows him in full Naval uniform in profile with the legend "IAC COOK OCEANI INVESTIGATOR ACERRIMUS" (the most intrepid explorer of the seas), while the reverse has an emblematical figure of Britannia and the legend "NIL INTENTATUM NOSTRI LIQUERE" (our men have left nothing unattempted). Only 20 medals were struck in gold; 289 were struck in silver, and 577 in bronze. This medal a little rubbed at highlights, including Cook's nose, brow and hair line, o/w very good. 1 3/4" in diameter. Beddie 2795.

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        Captain James Cook B&W engraving, Sherwin Second state

      J. K. Sherwin, London 1784 - SECOND STATE OF THIS MOST FAMOUS SEPARATELY PUBLISHED COOK IMAGE. Copper engraving. Paper size: 42cm x 34.5 cm (16.5 x 13.75 inches)Image size: 27.5cm x 23.5cm (11 x 9.25 inches) including drawn borderSecond state. From the portrait by Nathaniel Dance (1735-1811).Engraving has been professionally restored primarily around the outside border as this engraving was stuck to a matted frame and staining found on border. Image fine, a sharp impression. Overall condition is very good+.Heading: (Cook, James) Place Published: London Publisher: J.K. Sherwin & R. Wilkinson Date Published: Aug. 1st 1784 Title: Captain James Cook Author: Sherwin, John Keyes, engraver., James Cook (1728 - 1779). The son of a Yorkshire labourer, Cook learned his seamanship on small East-coast traders. Although only a warrant officer, he was chosen to command the Endeavour in 1768. He made three important voyages of discovery to the South and North Pacific - charting land, sea and stars - and was the first British captain to land in Australia. He was killed in Hawaii during a skirmish. From the portrait by Nathaniel Dance (1735 - 1811). The original portrait was commissioned by the explorer Sir Joseph Banks and was praised as an excellent likeness.Kivell and Spence Portraits of the Famous and Infamous note (p.73) "there are two states of this plate: one dated 1779, the other Aug 1 1784 with alteration to title" [they donít specify what alteration]

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        Captain James Cook c1784 Sherwin (B&W engraving)

      London: J. K. Sherwin, [1784]. 1st Edition. Disbound. Near Fine. SECOND STATE OF THIS MOST FAMOUS SEPARATELY PUBLISHED COOK IMAGE One of this most famous separately published Cook image. N. Dance Pinxt. N. Dance Pinxt. Engrd. by J.K. Sherwin Engraver to his Majesty & his Royal highnss. Prince of Wales. Publish'd Augt. 1st 1784 by J.K. Sherwin No. 28 St. James's Street & and by R. Wilkinson No. 58 Cornhill, London. & Paper size: 42cm x 29 cm (14x 11.5 inches)& Image size: 35.5.5cm x 23.5cm (11 x 9.25 inches) including drawn border& Black and white engraving.& Paper watermark is sideways in the middle of the print with a clear 1300 on the top of what looks like a dung beetle or a horseshoe within a horseshoe. Second state, perhaps later printing? , James Cook (1728 - 1779). The son of a Yorkshire labourer, Cook learned his seamanship on small East-coast traders. Although only a warrant officer, he was chosen to command the Endeavour in 1768. He made three important voyages of discovery to the South and North Pacific - charting land, sea and stars - and was the first British captain to land in Australia. He was killed in Hawaii during a skirmish. From the portrait by Nathaniel Dance (1735 - 1811). The original portrait was commissioned by the explorer Sir Joseph Banks and was praised as an excellent likeness.& Kivell and Spence Portraits of the Famous and Infamous note (p.73) "there are two states of this plate: one dated 1779, the other Aug 1 1784 with alteration to title" [they don't specify what alteration]

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        The Works of George Berkeley, D.D. Late Bishop of Cloyne in Ireland - To which is added An Account of His Life, and severall of his Letters to Thomas Prior, Esq., Dean Gervais, and Mr Pope, &c. &c. In Two Volumes

      G. Robinson - John Exshaw, London - Dublin 1784 - pp ci, 646, 663 + 3 Plates:- Frontis - Portrait (T. Cooke Sculpsit); Vol II opposite p. 100 - Tabula Lusoria; opposite p. 419 - The City of Bermuda(fold-out). This work (Keynes 143) is the same as the Dublin edition (Keynes R142) with new title page for London market. As well as plates, a number of in-text illustrations. Some scratches and scuffing to boards. Full leather binding but with spine re-backed (original label retained). Also corner repairs. All repairs have been carried out to a high professional standard by Green Dragon Bindery, Shrewsbury, MA, USA.(Binder's ticket to rear paste-down). Occasional spotting (heavy on fold-out plate) - but generally very clean. The overall condition is very good. Large quarto. Heavy item, but shipping at default rate quoted - no additional charges. Further images available on request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        REPORTS OF CASES, Upon Appeals and Writs of Error, in the High Court of Parliament; From the Year 1701, to the Year 1779 with Tables, Notes, and References. (7 Volume Set); Vol I; Vol II; Vol III; Vol IV; Vol V; Vol VI; Vol VII

      E. Lynch, Dublin 1784 - Sold as a 7 volume set. No pencil or ink markings in text of the 7 volumes. All volumes full brown leather bindings with red and black spine labels present. NOT Ex-Library. Very Good binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BLACK SWAN BOOKS, INC., ABAA, ILAB]
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        Montgolfiere La Gustave.Dediee a la Majeste Gustave III. Roy de Suede. Montgolfiere la Gustave dediee a sa Majeste Gustave III Roy d'Suede. Radierung.

      1784.. In der Platte bezeichnet "Dessine et Grave par ch. Boily". 35,5 x 45 cm (Plattengröße). 46,7 x 54,8 cm (Papier).. Der seit 1784 in Lyon ansässige Charles-Ange Boily hält das historische Ereignis, das als eine Art Volksfest gefeiert wurde, als Chronist seiner Stadt in einer großformatigen Radierung fest. Die Brüder Joseph Michel und Jacque Etienne Montgolfier waren die Erfinder des Heißluftballons, der nach ihnen "Montgolfiere" benannt wurde. Die Graphik ist bei Thieme-Becker genannt. - Im Himmel wenige Farbspuren und zwei minimale Bereibungen. Kleine Randeinrisse restauriert. Partiell minimale Papierausdünnung.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        La gazette noire par un homme qui n'est pas blanc ou oeuvres posthumes du gazettier cuirassé

      Imprimé à 100 lieues de la bastille … (Londres), 1784., 1784. Demi-maroquin à coins tête de nègre, cinq nerfs filetés, titre et petits fers dorés, tranche supérieure dorée, tranchefiles et signet.. 13,5/21,5 cm, 2 ff., 3 pl., 292 pp.. Édition originale posthume de ce curieux ouvrage du pamphlétaire et journaliste Charles Thévenot de Morande (1748/1803), qui décrit de curieux détails sur les mœurs d'une époque, "Les délices et les plaisirs des boulevards. Dialogue pittoresque entre le comte de Lauraguais et un mylord au sujet des catins les plus célèbres de la capitale. Notices curieuses sur quelques-uns des plus renommés Plutus de France…". Illustré d'un frontispice et deux gravures en hors-texte (qui sont manquants à de très nombreux exemplaires). Bel exemplaire, impression soignée sur un beau papier vergé, non rogné, grandes marges, la reliure est de belle facture, seuls les coins du plat verso sont légèrement émoussés.

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        Manuel d'Agriculture pour le laboureur, le propriétaire et le gouvernement :. Contenant les vrais & seuls moyens de faire prospérer l'agriculture, tant en France que dans tous les autres Etats où l'on cultive; avec la Réfutation de la nouvelle méthode de M. Thull.

      Paris Serviere 1784 - In-8, XVIII-584 pp. Reliure plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre rouge. (manque le frontispice). Bon exemplaire. Musset-Pathay 992 : L'auteur critique Tulle et Duhamel. M. de la Marre lui a répondu. L'édition originale date de 1764. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Verzaemelinge van de voornaemste bescheeden der vermaerde saeke van het Antwerps Knechtjens-huys

      Maestricht G.J. Landmeter 1784. Gebonden, perkamenten rugje, gekarton. uitgeversplatten, 113pp., 16x10cm., 8vo, goede staat.

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      E Typis R. Heirisson, Regis Typographi, Carcassi 1784 - RO40132805: 484 + 166 pages. Texte en latin, sur 2 colonnes, et encadré. Illustré de quelques gravures ornementales en noir en page de titre, bandeaux et culs-de-lampe. Titre, fleurons et caissons dorés sur le dos. Dos à nerfs. Bandeaux dorés encadrant les plats. Mouillures en pages de garde. Illustrissimi et Reverendissimi in Christo Patris, D.D. Stephani-Caroli de Lomenie de Brienne, Tolosani Archiepiscopi, Regii Ordinis Sancti Spiritus Commendatoris, etc. Auctoritate, Ac Venerabilis Ejusdem Ecclesaiae Capituli Consensu Editum. Cum Privilegio Regis. In-8 Relié plein cuir. Etat d'usage. Coins frottés. Dos abîmé. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 470-Langues italiques. Latin [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The History of the Old and New Testament, Interspersed with Moral and Instructive Reflections

      Philadelphia: M. Steiner for C. Talbot, 1784. First Philadelphia edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo. vi, (ii), 436pp. (but p. 426 is mispaginated as 536). Contemporary full calf. Spine with gilt rules and red lettering piece, gilt. Two bookplates of a former owner. Old neat hinge repair, wear to corners and spine tips, some soiling and foxing but basically a very good copy in original binding. Important on several fronts. This is first book printed by America's first Catholic publisher, Christopher Talbot, 'late of Dublin'. Talbot later went on to co-found the Pennsylvania Herald. The title page states this is the third edition, but it is unclear where the earlier editions were published, or whether the statement represents an edition in English or in the original French. This is the second American printing of this title; it was originally printed in Baltimore in 1780; this is the first Philadelphia printing. It was important also to the Catholic community of the time as the first Catholic edition of Scripture, the Douai-Rheims version, was not printed in America until 1790 (see Darlow and Moule, the entry after 949.) The list of subscribers includes John Carroll. Rare.

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        Recherches sur les modifications de l'atmosphère. Contenant l'histoire critique du baromètre et du thermomètre, un traité sur la construction de ces instrumens, des expériences relatives à leurs usages, et principalement à la mesure des hauteurs et à la correction des réfractions moyennes.

      Paris Duchesne 1784 - Exemplaire de Raspail 4 volumes in-8, XVI-296, VII-336, VIII-334, VII-367 pp.; 6 planches dépliantes et 2 tableaux H.T. Reliure plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné de filets et fleurons, pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches marbrées.La page de titre du tome 1 porte le timbre humide de Raspail. Jean-André de Luc, 1727-1817, naturaliste et physicien suisse, l'un des plus importants du XVIIIe siècle. C"est l'ouvrage le plus important de ce savant, et qui demeure l'un des classiques de la météorologie. Dans les tentatives de mesurer le Mont-Blanc, de Luc avait mis au point un baromètre portatif (voir la planche III). C'est la première description d'un baromètre portatif et des premières lumières électriques avec piles sèches. On y trouve également la description d'un hygromètre de son invention, à mercure dans lequel la partie hygroscopique était constituée par un tube en ivoire, une histoire de l'évolution du thermomètre et du baromètre, dont il précise la manière correcte de mesurer la variation de hauteur. (voir Daumas). Seconde édition, la première édition de cet ouvrage fut publiée à Genève en 1772. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise nach dem Vorgebirge der guten Hoffnung, den südlichen Polarländern und um die Welt, hauptsächlich aber in den Ländern der Hottentotten und Kaffern in den Jahren 1772 bis 1776. Aus dem Schwedischen frei übersetzt von Christian Heinrich Groskurd. Herausgegeben und mit einer Vorrede begleitet von Georg Forster.

      Berlin, Haude und Spener 1784;. EA; ca 20x12 cm; (28) 626 Seiten mit 14 teils gefaltete (davon 1 Karte) Kupfertafeln; dekorativer Halbledereinband d. Zt. mit 2 farbigen Rückenschildern (Einband gering bestoßen mit kleiner [kaum sichtbarer] Reparaturstelle am oberen Kapital hinten, die Karte mit alt unterlegtem Einriß im Faltungsknick; sonst gutes Exemplar in einem ansprechendem Einband); EA;.

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        Clavis Homerica: Sive, Lexicon Vocabulorum Omnium, Quae Continentur in Homeri Iliade Et Potissimâ Parte Odyssææ. Cum Brevi De Dialectis Appendice. Nec Non Mich. Apostolii Proverbiis Græco-Latinis Accessere Etiam Huic Postremæ Editioni Varia Elogia.: Seu Testimonia De Homero, Ex Diversis Auctoribus, Tum Antiquis, Tum Neotericis Collecta. Hanc Præterea Editionem Pluribus in Locis Auxit, Non Pauca Emendavit, Atque Scholis Utiliorem Reddidit Samuel Patrick .

      Londoni; Ex-Officina J. Nichols. Impensis J. F. & C. Rivington &c. 1784 - Based on the Clavis Homerica of George Perkins (1636) . Subjects: Homer--Language--Glossaries, etc. -- Greek language--Dialects--Proverbs, Greek--Early works to 1800. Finely bound in polished aniline calf over marble boards, Raised bands with a red morocco title label. An exceptional copy internally and externall. Highly uncommon in such positive condition. 1 Kg. 412 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Old Ballads, Historical and Narrative, With Some of Modern Date; Now first collected, and reprinted from rare Copies and MSS. With Notes. Four Volumes [complete]

      London: Printed for T. Evans, in the Strand, 1784. Modern calf, gilt, ex-Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts, a very good clean set The set once that of William Blackstone, conjecturally Sir William Blackstone's third surviving son, born in 1769, with his armorial bookplate, resembling that of his more famous father (who died in 1780), found on the front pastedown of each volume

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        Le vicomte de Barjac, ou mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de ce siècle.

      de l'imprimerie de Wilson 1784 - - de l'imprimerie de Wilson, A Dublin 1784, in 16 (13x8,5cm), 152 pp. et 148 pp., 2 tomes en un Vol. relié. - Edition originale. Plein Veau d'époque marbré , dos lisse orné avec pièce de tomaison noire. Coiffe supérieure élimée. Un coin dépourvu de cuir. Roman à clef. L'histoire d'un homme à femmes, de laquelle l'auteur confesse dans la préface que si l'histoire est une fiction, il n'y a pas un personnage ou un fait qui ne soit vrai. En fin de chaque tome, l'index des clefs qui manque souvent. 152 pp. et 148 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Genuine Memoirs of Asiaticus, in a Series of Letters to a Friend, During Five Years Residence in Different Parts of India, Three of which were Spent in the Service of the Nabob of Arcot. Interspersed with Anecdotes of Several Well-Known Characters, and Containing an Impartial Account of the Confinement and Death of Lord Pigot, and of the Share the Nabob of Arcot had in that Memorable Transaction

      London: G. Kearsley, 1784. . First edition. 12mo. (iv),. 159, (1) pp. Original marbled paper wrappers, spine perished though the strings still holding. Uncommon, with only 8 copies listed by ESTC - three in the UK & Ireland and five in the U.S..

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        VIAGE AL PARNASO, compuesto por. Publícanse ahora de nuevo una tragedia y una comedia inéditas del mismo Cervantes: aquélla intitutala LA NUMANCIA : ésta EL TRATO DE ARGEL.

      Antonio de Sancha, Madrid 1784 - "19'5x12'5, XVIp (inc. port.), 384p, 3 láms. grabs. Plena piel, dorados en lomo (título erróneo; figura "La Galatea"), pequeña pérdida en parte inferior del lomo y en plano ant., sello de papel de lib. en guarda, cortes pintados." "- Primera edición. Palau 53878. Tres láminas dibujadas por J.F. Ximeno y Manuel de la Cruz y grabadas por Bartolomé Vázquez y J.J. Fabregat. Es la tercera del "Viaje al Parnaso" y primera de las otras dos obras, como afirma la Advertencia del editor." 1784

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        Ueber die Einsamkeit.

      4 volumes. Weidmanns Erben und Reich, Leipzig 1784-1785. Engravings on titleleaves. XLII+394+(14); XL+520+(14); XVIII+518+(8); XXXII+500+(18) pages. Bound in four nice contemporary halfleather bindings of calf with author and titlelabels in variant colours. Old name on titlepages. Nice set indeed.. On loneliness and melancholia

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        Bibliothek der neusten Theologischen, philosophischen, und schönen Litteratur. Band 1, erstes u. zweites Stück, Band 2, zweites Stück und Band 3, erstes u. zweites Stück. (von insgesamt 6 erschienenen Stücken). Zusammen 5 Stücke in 4 Bänden

      Zürich, Orell, Geßner, Füßli & Comp. 1784 (-1786) - Goed. V, 164, 26 a; Kirchner 376; Diesch 1091. - Sehr seltenes temporäres bzw. kurzlebiges Periodikum mit Rezensionen zur Klassischen deutschen Literatur, dessen Herausgeber M auch bei Goedeke, Diesch und Kirchner nicht identifiziert ist. Es sind insgesamt nur sechs Stücke dieses Referate-Organs erschienen! Dem hier vorliegenden Exemplar fehlt lediglich das zweite Stück. Komplett wurde das Literaturwerk nur ein einziges Mal auf einer deutschsprachigen Buchauktion nach 1950 (bei Galerie Bassenge 1995) angeboten bzw. verkauft. - Mit sehr ausführlichen Besprechungen und Interpretationen zu Schillers Die Räuber ( die wohl früheste und zugleich ausführliche Rezension zu Schillers Geniewerk, im ersten Stück, Seiten 29-48), Mendelssohns Jerusalem , Pestalozzis Lienhard und Gertrud , Stolbergs Gedichten, zum Musenalmanach für 1784 von Voß und Goeckingk, über Stolbergs Jamben , Semlers Theologische Briefe , Resewitz' Gedanken, Vorschläge und Wünsche zur Verbesserung der Erziehung , eine Übersetzung des 'Pentateuch des Daniel' und der von Juden sog. Fünf Meggilloth, welche M. Villoison in der Marcusbibliothek zu Venedig gefunden hat , zu Werdermanns Neuer Versuch zur Theodicee , über Mendelssohns Beantwortung der Frage Soll man der einreissenden Schwärmerey durch Satyre, oder durch äußerliche Verbindung entgegenarbeiten ? , Meiners Grundriß der Geschichte aller Religionen , Herders Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit , Kauschs Psychologische Abhandlung über den Einfluß der Töne , Joh. Nikolas Götz' Vermischte Gedichte . - Bis auf das fehlende erste Stück des zweiten Bandes vollständiges Exemplar. - Unbeschnitten (Stücke 4-6); sauberes Exemplar 437; 192 Seiten, 1 Blatt; 435 Seiten Karton bzw. Broschur der Zeit, 8° [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Paris. 1784. - Two volumes. [4],xxxv,xxvii,610,[2]; [2],611- 1230,xlii pp. Quarto. Contemporary patterned calf, spines gilt, leather labels, all edges stained red. Slight rubbing and wear, bookplate on front pastedowns, but very clean internally, with only occasional foxing or soiling, a near set. An important work on French privateering law, listing the laws chronologically from 1400 to 1784. This work was compiled by Daniel Marc Antoine Chardon, who served as intendant of St. Lucia (1763), intendant of Corsica, as well as several other posts in the French government. There are many references to dealings with North American colonies and the fledgling United States. American Book Prices Current finds no copies for sale at auction in the last thirty years. A scarce and important compendium. BARBIER I:625. POLAK 1808.

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