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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. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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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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        BREVIARIUM TOLOSANUM, PARS HYEMALIS

      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;.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hilbert Kadgien]
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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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        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 borderBlack 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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        Abhandlung von den Krankheiten der Schwangern, Gebärenden und Wöchnerinnen.

      Christian Friedrich Himburg,, Berlin, 1784 - 2 Bände in 1 Band. Berlin, Christian Friedrich Himburg, 1784-1786. 8°. XXII S., 1 Bl., 317 S.; 2 Bl., 344 S. Mit einer wiederholten gestochenen Titelvignette. Späterer Pappband unter Verwendung eines Inkunabelblattes als Bezugpapier. Hirsch 4, 322. - Blake 317. - Wellcome IV, 204. - Waller 6778. - Erste Ausgabe. Mursinna (1744-1823) machte alle Stadien eines preussischen Arztes durch: Vom Lazarettchirurg bis zum Chef der Charité in Berlin. "Er gehörte zu derjenigen Classe der im vorigen Jahrhundert nicht seltenen Chirurgen, welche aus der Barbierstube hervorgegangen, ohne gelehrte Vorbildung, als Autodidacten durch gesunden Menschenverstand und nüchterne Beobachtung, verbunden mit nicht gewöhnlicher operativer Geschicklichkeit, Thätigkeit und Energie sich einen geachteten Namen in der Wissenschaft zu machen verstanden haben." (Hirsch). - Die ersten 80 Seiten mit schwächer werdendem Wasserrand. Sprache: Deutsch Späterer Pappband unter Verwendung eines Inkunabelblattes als Bezugpapier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fruits de la Chine

      Paris 1784 - Jacques Charton Illustrated plate from Collection de plantes etrangeres en fleurs, fruits, corail et coquillages Paris: 1784 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 17” x 11”; 22 1/2” x 18” framed Framed in museum quality frame, mounted with archival materials with uv plexiglass 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. These original hand-colored engravings from a collection of 59 from Jacques Charton’s, Collection de plantes etrangeres en fleurs, fruits, corail et coquillages are splendid examples of the French decorative arts produced in Paris in 1784, just previous to the French Revolution. These lovely engravings, most likely executed for porcelain designs, show a variety of exotic natural history subjects, mainly flowering plants and shells, accompanied by animals or insects, some with accompanying background vignettes. The style of representation ranges from the mildly stylized but naturalistic to the intensely fantastical, verging on the surreal such as, a selection of “fruits of the sea” hanging from the branches of a plant emerging from a seashell. 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.

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        CONSIDERATIONS SUR LE MAGNETISME ANIMAL +3 OBRAS MAS

      La Haye, Chez la Veuve Herissant, Chez les Marchands de Nouveaut?s La Haye, Chez la Veuve Herissant, Chez les Marchands de Nouveautés Amsterdam. Holandesa. 20X13. 4 Obras en el mismo libro: 1784, Considerations sur le magnetisme animal, M. Mesmer y M. Bergasse, 1h+149Pág+1h. 1785. Remontrances des malades aux medicins de la Faculté de París 1h+103Pág. 1785. M. F. L. Thomas d'Ongleé, Rapport au public de quelques abus auxquels le magnétisme animal a donne lieu, 165Pág+1h. 1785, M.F***, Essai sur les probabilités du somnambulisme magnétique 70Pág. Ademas de toda esta gran Obra del Magnetismo animal a parte contiene una 1h manuscrita de la época del anterior poseedor, curioso. Raríssimo ejemplar. Ref 5.7 Biblioteca A&8.. 1ª Edición. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Excelente.

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        Discours Sur le Prejuge des Pienes Enfamantes, Couronnes a l'Academie de Metz. BOUND WITH; Discours Couronne par la Societe Royale des Arts et Sciences de Metz

      Cuchet / Merigot. Hardcover. Two titles in one. Paris, 1784. 8vo, 371 + 2 pp. for M. Lacratelle, Amsterdam, 60 pp. for Robespierre. Two very scarce title's from Robespierre's early political career. Robespierre co-wrote the Lacratelle title. The full title is: Discours Sur le Prejuge des Pienes Enfamantes, Couronnes a l'Academie de Metz. Lettre sur la Reparation qui seroit due aux Accuses juges Innocens. Dissertation sur le Ministere Public. Reflexions sur la Reforme de la Justice Criminelle. Lacratelle was born in Metz, the elder brother of Jean Charles Dominique de Lacretelle. He practised as a barrister in Paris. In 1784 he shared a prize for this award-winning essay with Maximilien Robespierre. Under the French Revolution he was elected as a député suppléant in the Constituent Assembly, and later as a deputy in the Legislative Assembly. Text is in very good condition. Stamps to preliminary page. The Robespierre title is in poor condition with a large tear through the entire text block, but is still attached in the binding. Original polished calf binding remains attractive, though it is torn at the hinge. OCLC 630445289 and 606436510. . Good. 1784. First Edition.

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        Plante de la Perse

      Paris 1784 - Jacques Charton Illustrated plate from Collection de plantes etrangeres en fleurs, fruits, corail et coquillages Paris: 1784 Hand-colored copperplate engraving 17” x 11”; 22 1/2” x 18” framed Framed in museum quality frame, mounted with archival materials with uv plexiglass 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. These original hand-colored engravings from a collection of 59 from Jacques Charton’s, Collection de plantes etrangeres en fleurs, fruits, corail et coquillages are splendid examples of the French decorative arts produced in Paris in 1784, just previous to the French Revolution. These lovely engravings, most likely executed for porcelain designs, show a variety of exotic natural history subjects, mainly flowering plants and shells, accompanied by animals or insects, some with accompanying background vignettes. The style of representation ranges from the mildly stylized but naturalistic to the intensely fantastical, verging on the surreal such as, a selection of “fruits of the sea” hanging from the branches of a plant emerging from a seashell. 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.

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        TRATADO DE LA CABREACION SEGUN EL DERECHO, Y ESTILO DEL PRINCIPADO DE CATALUÑA

      Imp. Raymundo Martí. - Barcelona. 1784. Holandesa. 20X15. 8h+130Pág+1h. Sus utilidades, y efectos del modo de principiar, y seguir con las causas de Cabreación por Jayme Tos y urgellés. Raríssimo tratado. Ref 5.2 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TROIS TRIOS pour Violon, Viole, et Violoncelle par W. A. MOZART

      chez T. Mollo, Tranquillo et Comp. 1784 TROIS TRIOS pour Violon, Viole, et Violoncelle par W. A. Mozart. Op: 50 - A Vienne chez T. Mollo, Tranquillo et Comp., 1784. In - folio, (cm. 34,4 x 25). Stemma inciso in rame nel front. di Luisa Sormani Busca Arconati Visconti. 2, 1 foglio bianco, 14, 2 ff. bianchi, 12, 1 f. bianco, 14 pp. Ottimo esemplare dell' edizione originale. Riduzione Mozartiana sconosciuta a L. von Kochel. Scheda provvisoria.

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        Pharmacopea Manualis Reformata Edita a Benedicto Mojon Hispano in Universitate Genuensi. Chemiae Demostratore.

      Apud Repettum, in Canneto Facultate Obtenta, Genevae - Genuae 1784 - XXXVI - 240pp. y 1 hoja. En muy buen papel. Muy correcto ejemplar, algunas hojas algo moteadas, sin importancia. Elegante encuadernación del siglo XX a media piel y tela. Lomera con florones. Cortes pintados. Size: 8º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Annapolis Report of the Continental Congress Deciding Legislative Terms Under the Articles of Confederation

      Worcester, MA 1784 - Newspaper. Thomas's Massachusetts Spy, Or, The Worcester Gazette, Worcester, Mass., May 13, 1784. 4 pp., 11 x 18 1/2 in. With a "Liberty Defended from Tyranny" masthead designed by Paul Revere, page 1 features advertisements, legal notices (the first of which is Harvard College requesting immediate payment of debts, "as money is much wanted," as well as stage coach schedules and a lengthy list of winning lottery numbers.Page 2 features a lengthy letter on taxes, lands, and the public debt "The people are seldom wrong when they are rightly informed, and fully comprehend the whole system offered to their contemplation: But they are too frequently deceived by wicked and designing men, or led a fruitless round by the low ambition of a few, who court their favor by means disgraceful to honesty. Hence arises the many county Conventions, to complain of those grievances which are inseparable from an expensive war; and which all the nations of the earth have experienced in a much greater degree than we do; and which nothing but industry and frugality, joined to a proper subordination to the laws of a free and equal government, can redress. While the people are rendered uneasy by taxes, which are far from being an extravagant price for the freedom of they have obtained, it is much better for each good citizen, to endeavor an easement of the necessary burdens of the day, than to foment the uncomfortable and self tormenting spirit that prevails."Also, observations of a hydrogen-filled balloon flight in Oxford, England, as well as a report of the acts of the Portsmouth, New Hampshire General Assembly, including protection of anadromous fishes such as shad and salmon, as well as an act allowing John Paul Jones to proceed with a lawsuit.Page 3 includes reports of the Continental Congress in Annapolis invoking Article V of the Articles of Confederation to require states to appoint legislators and set legislative terms, as well as a report of Major-General Baron von Steuben's resignation, and " a great majority of votes for his Excellency John Hancock, Esq., as Governour" in Massachusetts.Page 4 contains an installment of the serialized "History of America" by William Robertson, D.D.

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        EXTRACT FROM THE DEFINITIVE TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP...CONCLUDED AT PARIS THE 10th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1763...EXTRACT FROM THE DEFINITIVE TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP...SIGNED AT VERSAILLES THE 3d DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1783...A PROCLAMATION. GEORGE THE THIRD...TO ALL OUR LOVING SUBJECTS...[caption titles]

      Grenada: Printed by John Spahn, [1784?].. [4]pp. on a folio sheet folded once to quarto size. Splitting along most of the fold, but the two leaves not detached. Stained along upper edge, lightly tanned. Good. In a half morocco box. A very rare Grenada imprint, printing extracts from the treaties which concluded the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, especially those portions pertaining to Grenada, and to Britain's guarantee of freedom of religion in her colonies. This proclamation was printed in Grenada by John Spahn, and although undated was likely produced in 1784, following the news of Britain's re-acquisition of Grenada after the Treaty of Paris concluding the American Revolution. Four articles are reprinted from the Treaty of 1763 ending the French and Indian War: Article 4, passing all of Canada over to the British, and ensuring freedom of religion to the former French subjects; Article 9, ceding Grenada, the Grenadines, St. Vincent, Dominica, and Tobago to the British and ensuring the same religious freedoms as those guaranteed to the former French subjects in Canada; and two articles pertaining to administrative matters. Four articles are also reprinted from the 1783 Treaty of Paris which ended the American Revolution: Article VII through which Britain ceded St. Lucia and Tobago to the French, and in which the French guaranteed religious freedom to the Protestant inhabitants of the islands; Article VIII, which gave Grenada, the Grenadines, St. Vincent's, Dominica, St. Christopher's, Nevis, and Montserrat, and under which the British guaranteed religious freedom; and two other articles addressing legal and administrative questions. The third item reprinted is a proclamation by George III, "given at Our Town of Fort Royal," in 1764 proclaims the sovereignty of British law on Grenada and the other recently acquired islands: "the laws of Great Britain are in force in this Island, as far as the Nature and Circumstances of the Colony will permit; and that all other Jurisdictions, Offices, Commissions and Proceedings for the future, not founded on those Our Laws of England, are hereby declared to be absolutely determined, utterly void, and totally abolished." The Proclamation authorizes the calling of a General Assembly for the islands, and gives the Governor General the power to institute laws and courts on the island until the legislature convenes. Printing on Grenada began as early as 1765 and continued through the French occupation of 1779-83. OCLC carries only one listing for John Spahn as a printer on Grenada - as publisher of the ST. GEORGE'S CHRONICLE AND GRENADA GAZETTE in 1800. Although the present extracts are undated, it is most likely that they were printed shortly after the British regained control of Grenada in 1784. This document is not listed on OCLC, nor are any Grenada imprints from the 1780s. A rare collection of treaty extracts carrying important information about the political and religious state of affairs in Grenada and the West Indies. Due to the humid climate in the area, 18th-century imprints from the West Indies are virtually unobtainable.

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        The Law of Simony: Containing, All the Statutes, Cases at Large, Arguments, Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it [etc.]

      London: Printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers [etc.], 1784. Contemporary sprinkled polished calf, gilt, some sidenotes just shaved (the sense preserved), else a lovely bright fresh copy; with the half-title The only work on the English law of simony (the form of ecclesiastical corruption said to have been named after Simon Magus), "an intelligent summary" in Holdsworth's words, with much discussion of its criminal nature and its association with perjury

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        Protest of John Harvey & Dan. Lamond, for the loss of the Ship Cargo." ADS.

      Sunderland, 28. IX. 1784. - 2 pp. on folded double leaf. With red wax seal. Folio. Statement made by the two shipwrecked Aberdeen mariners John Harvey and Daniel Lamond before George Boyd, the Notary Public of Sunderland, detailing how they lost their vessel and cargo off Sunderland Pier in a storm: "[.] these Appearants set sail with the said ship [the 'Peggy'] from Alemouth in Scotland [i.e., Alnmouth, Northumberland] on the 27th Day of September instant about one o'Clock P.M. staunch and in good Condition, and well manned, with a Cargo of Wheat on board, and proceeded with the said Ship to Newbiggen in the County of Northumberland, when about 4 o'Clock P.M. the Sea raged very high, and the said Ship sprung a Leak [.] the water still increasing upon them, they could with the greatest Difficulty keep the said Ship above water; - when the said Ship arrived off Tynemouth Castle, these Appearants let go the Anchor of the said Ship, but the Sea, still continuing to rage with great violence, they were under the Necessity of cutting the Cable [.] these Appearants endeavored to run the said Ship for Sunderland Harbour, (they not being able to get the said Ship into Shields Harbour) but when they arrived off there (viz. about 5 o'clock A.M.) there was six feet of Water in the Hould and these Appearants finding it impossible to keep the Ship above Water any longer, were under the Necessity of running her on Shore on the South-side of Sunderland Pier, in order to save their lives [.]". - While little is known of John Harvey, Daniel Lamond later entered the Royal Navy and died in the Battle of Copenhagen on 2 April 1801, one of the nine officers and 103 men of Captain James Walker's "Isis" killed or wounded when Rear-Admiral Horatio Nelson's fleet defeated the Danish-Norwegian fleet. - Folded and with three drystamps (6d, 6d, 1s) and 8d stamp. Seal cracked. Signed by both mariners and the Notary, counter-signed by his clerks, Thomas Mewburn and James Dove. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Les livres classiques de l'Empire de la Chine, précédés d'observations sur l'origine, la nature & les effets de la philosophie morale & politique de cet empire,

      P., Chez De Bure, Barrois aîné et Barrois jeune 1784-86, - 7 volumes in-16. III-246 pp., XXXIX-230 pp., 230 pp., pp. 231-428, 213 pp., 266 pp. et 226-(4) pp., reliures demi-veau de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés de filets dorés, pièces de titre et de tomaison. Observations sur la philosophie morale et politique des législateurs chinois, la Grande Science ou science des adultes, le Juste Milieu ou le milieu immuable, le livre des sentences (entretiens de Confucius), Meng-Tsée ou le livre de Memcius, le Livre de la piété filiale (Hiao-king), le sixième Livre classique nommé le Livre de l'école des enfants. Mouillures en marge inférieure du volume 4, des pages 325 à 410, le même volume présentant un début de fente en pied. Joli petit ensemble, complet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

      London: for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell,, 1784. The Third Edition, with Additions, in Three Volumes. 3 volumes, octavo. Contemporary half vellum and marbled sides, volume numbers stamped in black to spines, contemporary hand-written initials to spines. Bindings lightly rubbed. A superb set. First octavo edition, third overall, first published in 1776. This uncommon edition contains several additions including a new chapter titled "The Conclusion of the Mercantile System". A handsome set in an unostentatious but pleasing contemporary binding.

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