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        Prosaische Gedichte. Erste und Zweyte Sammlung/Theil (in 1)

      Riga, Gottlob Christian Frölich 1784. Pappband mit Rückenschild, 16,5 cm, nn, 92, 77 Seiten. Einband berieben/beschabt, ExLibris-Initialien auf Titel, Lagerspuren, ansonsten gutes Exemplar.

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        Rapport des Commissaires Chargés par le Roi, de l'Examen du Magnétisme Animal, Imprimé par ordre du Roi, sur la Copie imprimée au Louvre

      Paris: Chez Moutard, 1784. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. First octavo edition? Bound in later half-calf in an attractive mottled brown pattern, the hubbed spine with crisp gilt-stamped morocco label. The boards in a matching marbled brown and gold paper. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, with moderately rubbed corners. The binding is quite clean. Strong hinges. Text block firmly bound in. 8.25 x 5.5 inches. Lovely pastedowns and opposite FEPs in a Victorian-inspired swirled pattern of pink, blue, yellow and beige. With [vi] and 80 numbered pages. Antique laid paper, rag content. Wide margins, with running commentary in small italic font along the fore-edges. Handsome vignettes to the title pages, handsome head-piece following. Green ribbon page marker. Light soiling along several of the page edges. Else a very clean copy. Very Good. Confusing bibliographically. Collates the same as Norman Library M125, which states "First octavo edition?" However, a second title page reads "Analyse Raisonnée des Rapports des Commissaires Chargés par le Roi de l'Examen du Magnétism Animal. Par J. B. Bonnefoy...Lyon, Chez Prault, 1784." (See Crabtree 40, which lists the Bonnefoy work as 98 pp.) It is likely that an earlier owner had intended for the binder to combine both works, but the binder erred and omitted the Bonnefoy. See Crabtree 31 for the background and impact of the Rapport.. Half-Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Frederic le Grand. [bound with] Le diner du lion d'or, ou aventures singulières arrivées en juillet 1783 au Sr Manzon, alias, Fort-en-Gueule, rédacteur de la gazette intitulée, Le Courier du Bas-Rhin

      N.D.. First Edition. Hardcover. 190pp; xvi, 175pp. Contemporary tree calf, spine elaborately decorated in gold and with red and black labels lettered in gold, all edges stained red. A series of biographical sketches and anecdotes about Frederick II of Prussia. With the bookplate of August Theodor Gausebeck on the front free endpaper and his signature and that of Frederic Guillaume de Schorlemer on the title page. Le diner du lion d'or was published in 1784 by Jean Qui-Pique. Rubbing to covers, wear to extremities, small loss to spine and joints. A good+ copy. In the French language. ; Octavo.

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        Description de l'aérostate [à] l'Académie de Dijon

      Dijon, Causse, Paris, Théophile Barrois, 1784. 1784, 1784, in-8, (2), V, (1), 224pp, 4pl, veau raciné, dos à nerfs, 4 planches gravées sur cuivre, représentant différentes coupes de l'aérostate. PREMIERE EDITION de cet ouvrage, qui contient le détail des procédés, la théorie des opérations, les dessins des machines et les procès-verbaux d'expériences. Il est suivi d'un essai sur l'application de la découverte de MM. de Montgolfier, à l'extraction des eaux des mines. Les frères Montgolfier furent à l'origine du premier vol d'un être humain dans un ballon à air chaud, en 1783. Un an plus tard, Guyton de Morveau décolle de Dijon avec un ballon à gaz muni de rames. C'est la première tentative de direction d'un globe aérostatique. Bien entendu, ces rames n'ont aucune influence sur le déplacement de l'aérostat. Dos refait, coins restaurés, importante mouillure en milieu de volume, une planche rognée court dans la marge inférieure avec perte de l'échelle. Ex libris tampon, BAYOLO, sur la page de titre

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        L'HOMME SAUVAGE

      Neuchatel: De l'Imprimerie de la Societe Typographique, 1784. [4],314,[2]pp. Modern quarter calf and marbled boards, the half-title and leaf of ads bound in. Some very minor tanning, a few spots to fore-edge, otherwise a very good, crisp copy. Second edition, revised and enlarged, of this scarce novel. Originally published in 1767, and presented as a literal translation into French of Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Pfeil's utopian novel, DER WILDEMAN, the text is now presented as a work by Mercier himself (and is so treated by at least one bibliographer). This novel relates to events in the Americas, particularly among the CHEBUTOIS in Peru, colored by the ideas of Rousseau, et al., and the view of the "savage" man as the moral superior of the "civilized" man. Mercier was a prolific dramatist and romancier, best known for the widely reprinted L'AN DEUX MILLE QUATRE CENT QUARANTE ("Londres" 1771), which earned for him the appellation of "the father of the modern utopia" - Trousson. The advert. leaf is a subscription notice for an eight volume collected edition of his dramatic works. PALAU 165160.

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        The Works…Translated from the French, and Illustrated with Explanatory Notes, by M. Le Du Chat, and Others

      London: T. Evans, 1784. Engraved frontispieces after J. Wooding. 4 vols. 12mo. 19th-century three-quarter pebbled green morocco and cloth, edges very slightly rubbed, spine uniformly faded to brown. Very good. Bookplate of Paul E. Bechet. Engraved frontispieces after J. Wooding. 4 vols. 12mo. "Most Noble and Illustrious Drinkers…".

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        Oeuvres complètes

      - Imprimerie de la Société Littéraire-Typographique, [Kehl] 1784-1789, 70 vol. in-8 (14,5x21,5cm), relié. - Edizione chiamato "Kehl", i più famosi edizioni delle opere di Voltaire, su carta di grandi dimensioni e illustrato con 114 figure. Lei è stato girato in cinque diverse e solo disegni su carta su grandi stampe su carta in possesso, è naturalmente meglio più ricercato e raro. Un titolo-frontespizio con il busto di Voltaire, una dedica con il ritratto di Frédéric Guillaume da Pourbus, 12 ritratti e 93 figure da Moreau, incisa da Baquoy, Croutelle, Dambrun ... Il nostro copia contiene 7 cifre più che la descrizione Cohen. tempo Leganti uniformi di pecora fulvo metà in marmo con gli angoli, di nuovo liscia decorate con ruote e ornamenti dorati, fette di giallo, un pezzo di titolo marocco rosa e un secondo marocco marrone chiaro con il nome dell'autore in mosaico nero . Qualche attrito sulla parte posteriore con piccoli spazi, alcuni tappi e mascella danneggiati. L'edizione Kehl è stato creato nel 1777 durante una visita a Panckoucke a Ferney, nel corso della quale quest'ultimo ottenne il permesso di Voltaire (che lavorerà con lui due anni prima di morire). Panckoucke, le cui risorse politiche e logistiche sono insufficienti, vende i diritti di Beaumarchais, che ha messo in atto notevoli risorse: acquisto di caratteri Baskerville, la creazione di sottoscrizioni e lotteria, l'annessione del forte di Kehl (in affitto venti anni per l'occasione!), l'acquisto di una decina di presse ... L'edizione di questa grande opera si rovina Beaumarchais che tuttavia ha scritto: "L'Europa sarà soddisfatto e ho perso 600.000 sterline [...] per cinque anni. Ho avuto il coraggio di prendere la parola in grassetto per l'Europa ". Fonte: Biblioteca del principe Starhemberg. Il principe Starhemberg, (1724-1807) è stato ambasciatore austriaco in Francia con Luigi XV e Ministro Plenipotenziario a Lisbona, Madrid e Bruxelles dove ha permesso la creazione dell'Accademia Imperiale e Reale di Scienze e Lettere in 1772. Spirit amico illuminato della marchesa de Pompadour e grande ammiratore di Voltaire, è stato accusato anche da Giuseppe II per evitare che il cardinale da Frankenberg per limitare tipografia del Voltaire e Raynal Paesi Bassi. Bookplate "buffer" Starhemberg (XIX) nel primo volume. Coperto da un ex libris più tardi (OB) negli altri volumi. Molto bella copia in uniforme d'epoca di legame, una fonte importante. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition dite « de Kehl », la plus fameuse des éditions des

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        Christian Fridrich Sattlers, Topographische Geschichte des Herzogthums Würtemberg und aller demselben einverleibten Herrschaften, worin die Städte, Klöster und derselben Aemter nach ihrer Lage, ehemaligen Besizern, Schiksalen, Natur- und andern Merkwürdigkeiten ausführlich beschriben sind. Nebst einigen der Bürgerliche, Staats- und Lehen-Recht erläuternden Anmerkungen. Mit vilen Kupfern.

      Stuttgard. Bei Johann Christof Betulius, herzoglichen Antiquarius. 1784 - Zweifarbig gedrucktes Titelblatt, (2 Seiten), 615 (recte 619) und 40 nicht nummerierte Seiten mit Register und 14 teils gefaltete Kupfertafeln mit zusammen 29 Abbildungen sowie schöner Holzschnittvignette auf Seite 1. Marmorierter Kart.-Einband der Zeit mit vergoldetem Rückenschild. (Einband an den Kanten etwas berieben. Teils mit Randanmerkungen u. Unterstreichungen. Papier vereinzelt etwas stockfleckig. Gutes Exemplar). 21x18 cm * Aus der Bibliothek von Hans Rommel (1890-1979 ) Oberstudienrat am Keplergymnasium Freudenstadt, Stadt- und Kreisarchivar und Gründer der „Freudenstädter Heimatblätter". Mit mehreren Anmerkungen u. zwei Beilagen. Die Tafeln zeigen Wappen, Siegel, archäologische Funde, sowie Ansichten vom Stammschloß Württemberg mit Weiler Rotenberg u. Dorf Unter Türckheim, Schloß Teck bei Kirchheim und Marbach. (ADB:) Sattler: Christian Friedrich S., der fleißige Darsteller der württembergischen Geschichte, am 17. November 1705 in Stuttgart geboren, wurde nach Beendigung seiner juristischen Studien zum Hofgerichtsadvocaten daselbst ernannt. 1735 trat er in den für ihn so sehr passenden Archivdienst und rückte 1741 zum|wirklichen Geheimen Archivar, seit 1776 mit dem Titel eines Regierungsraths vor. Als solcher starb er am 18. Mai 1785 in seiner Vaterstadt. Sein Hauptbestreben war die Sammlung der auf die Geschichte seines Heimathlandes bezüglichen Urkunden; schon 1740 konnte er dem Herzog Karl Eugen eine historische Beschreibung des württembergischen Wappens vorlegen, die trotz ihrer Tüchtigkeit ungedruckt blieb; gleichzeitig machte er sich an die Fortsetzung des Gabelkover'schen Geschichtswerkes. Bald aber entschloß er sich, die ganze Landesgeschichte selbständig zu bearbeiten: 1752 erschien seine "Topographie Württembergs"; 1767 die "Geschichte des Herzogthums und der angrenzenden Gebiete bis 1260"; 1767—1768 die "Geschichte Württemberg' unter den Grafen" in 4 Theilen; 1769—1783 diejenige unter dem Herzogen in 13 Theilen. Das Ganze, ein Zeugniß erstaunlicher Arbeitskraft, reicht bis zum Jahre 1714. Eine im Manuscript hinterlassene Fortsetzung bis 1727 sollte von dem Archivar Erbe veröffentlicht und bis zum Tode des Herzogs Eberhard Ludwig (1733) fortgeführt werden. Aber der Plan kam, offenbar wegen des vielfach heiklen Gegenstandes, nicht zur Ausführung, die Handschrift ging verloren. Die Censur, der sich S. zu unterziehen hatte, hemmte überhaupt die Darstellung. Erstreckte sie sich doch nicht nur auf das, was der Ehre des Fürstenhauses und Landes schädlich sein konnte, sondern auch auf den Stil und die Auffassung des Verfassers. Es ist oft wirklich ergötzlich zu beobachten, wie der recensirende Geheimerath und der Geschichtsforscher in Bemerkungen und Gegenbemerkungen sich herumstreiten; zeichnete sich der eine durch umfassendere Bildung und weiteren Blick aus, so steifte sich der andere auf den Wortlaut seiner Urkunden. In einem Punkte hatte die Censur jedenfalls Recht, daß die Darstellung des Verfassers ziemlich schwerfällig und von unbeholfener Urkundensprache beeinflußt sei; aber zu weit ging sie, wenn sie Enthaltung von eigenem Urtheil und rein thatsächliche Erzählung verlangte. Beides zusammen hat bewirkt, daß S. trotz des großen Ansehens, das er bei seinen Zeitgenossen im In- und Ausland sich erwarb, fast nur noch als Sammler Anerkennung findet. Namentlich die große Zahl seiner urkundlichen Beilagen ist sehr werthvoll; seine Geschichte selbst leidet an dem Mangel von Durcharbeitung, Begründung und Beziehung auf das Allgemeine. Im übrigen ist das reichhaltiges Werk heute noch für jeden Forscher über die württembergische Geschichte unentbehrlich. Zu seinen Lebzeiten wurde er durch die Mitgliedschaft des großbritannischen Instituts zu Göttingen und der preußischen gelehrten Gesellschaft zu Frankfurt a. O. geehrt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Schweizer Luftfahrt. Herausgegeben vom Aero-Club der Schweiz. [3 Bde. u. 2 Ergänzungsbde.].

      4, 384, 424 u. 520 S. (inkl. Stichwortregister: Personennamen, Ortsnamen, Sachnamen), zahlr., tlw. farbige u. montierte Abb. u. Falttafeln., Lwd. m. Goldprägung, Kopfgoldschnitt, illustrierte Vorsätze, Broschur Kart.- Mappe m. losen Tafeln., Tadell. Ex. Nr. 50 der 100 (Bd. 3: 150) Ex. der Vorzugsausgabe: Die Bände I u. II sind im Verspannstoff von Oskar Biders Blériot-Flugzeug No. 197, der Band III im Originalstoff des Ballons HB-BIO eingebunden, und jeweils von Pionieren unserer Luftfahrt (E. Amstutz, H. Dufaux, A. Piccard, E. Tilgenkamp, J. Spalinger u. v. a.) im Impressum signiert. Beiliegend: 1.: E. Tilgenkamp: Das Tagebuch der Schweizer Luftfahrt. 1784 - 1944. Zusammengestellt als Ergänzung und Abschluss des dreibändigen Standardwerkes der Schweizer Luftfahrt. ([Zürich,] Aero-Verlag 1945 4, 108 S., brosch.) 2.: Schweizer Luftfahrt in der Kunst. 1784 - 1941. (Bern, Aero-Club der Schweiz 1941 4, 16 lose Taf. in brosch. Mappe). Ex. Nr. 323/500, hgg. anlässlich des 40-jährigen Jubiläums des Aero-Clubs. Im Impressum vom Ehrenpräsidenten und Zentralpräsidenten signiert. -Oskar Bider (1891-1919) überquerte als erster Mensch mit seiner Blériot XI die Pyrenäen von Pau nach Madrid. 1919 stürtzte er bei einem Akrobatikflug tödlich ab. - Insgesamt ein wunderbares, seltenes Werk.

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        The Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of O,why,ee, one of the Sandwich Islands

      London: G. Carter, 1784. Proof. A proof after letters of the most beautiful depiction of the death of Captain James Cook. The artist, George Carter, was not an eyewitness to the events in Hawaii, but his imagery and care in reconstructing the event places it as the most moving depiction of the event. Long a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy and an accomplished portrait and historical painter, the tragedy of Cook's death on 14 February 1779 was an ideal subject for his talents. His depiction is vivid, showing Cook standing on the shoreline facing his attackers, holding his rifle as a club. The detailed portraits of the Hawaiians and the English seaman are done with great intensity and variety and number more than 30 individuals. In this effort, he was aided by John Hall, who engraved the portrait of Cook, and the other figures were engraved by I. Thornthwaite. The landscape was engraved by S. Smith. Carter painted the image in 1781 and helped to produce the print with the print makers Sayer and Bennet in 1784. The publishing line reads, "London, Published as the Act Directs by G. Carter of Margaret St. ... Cavendish Square and Messrs. Sayer & Bennet in Fleet St." The artist and engravers line, while somewhat indistinct, follows this - "G. Carter pinxit; S. Smith engraved the Landscape; J. Hall engraved the Portrait of Captain Cook; the figures by I. Thornthwaite." We believe this image to be a proof for the following reasons- the simplified design of type used in the engraving of the title; the text of the publishing information matching that of the 1st edition but without the date of Jany. 1st, 1784; the text of the artist/engravers line matching that of the 1st edition, but appearing very faintly; the intensity of the image and a faint "Pr....." in the bottom right margin of the print. The style of type used for the title is distinctly different than the first edition, which was published "Jany. 1st, 1784." In this edition, the engraving of the title is quite unsophisticated, and differs from the first edition significantly, which is more highly decorated, with four or five hatch marks on the letters DEATH, JAMES and COOK. The style of this print's title matches that of a copy held in the British Museum. (Call #Oc2006,Prt.140). Unfortunately, the BM print is missing the publishing line and much of the bottom margin. The State Library of New South Wales holds the first edition, with the publishing line identical to this print, with the publishing date of Jany. 1st, 1784 (Call # a1528432). The copy held by the National Library of Australia (PIC Drawer 7452 #U3051 NK4835) erroneously states that their print is a first edition; the publication line reads "Published 18th April, 1791, by ROBT. SAYER, No. 53, Fleet Street, London. The presence of a faint "Pr....." in the bottom right margin confirms our suspicions. Beddie lists 5 issues of the print. These vary slightly in the size of the printed image and publication dates. This copy of the image measures 16 7/8 x 23 1/4". However, slight variations in measuring devices could account for some of these differences and we don't regard the measurements as definitive of one edition over another. Beddie 2566 Jany 1st, 1784, 16 3/4 x 23 3/8"; Beddie 2567 Feby 1 1784, 17 x 23 1/2"; Beddie 2568 as 'another' measuring 16 3/4 x 23 1/4; Beddie 2569 'The Same' publish'd 12 May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 16 15/16 x 23 7/16"; Beddie 2570 'The Same', Proof before letters, 16 15/16 x 23 7/16". Image size 16 7/8 x 23 1/4". Small margins, trimmed within the plate mark, laid on archival tissue, some small sections of margin on the right side added but not affecting the printed surface, title engraved in an unsophisticated style, the publication line a bit rubbed and trimmed close, the artist/ engravers line indistinct but not rubbed. No publication date listed after Fleet St. (the 1st edition was published with the date Jany. 1st 1784 after "Fleet St.". A proof copy of a print that is a notable rarity.

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        Cookery and Pastry As Taught and Practiced by Mrs. Maciver, Teacher of those arts in Edinburgh

      Edinburgh and London: C.Elliot and G. Robinson, 1784. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Good. Original calf with red leather label (MACIVER'S/COOKERY), sides and covers worn, ffe loosening, scattered spotting/brownng throughout. xii + 238. A nice, unsophisticated copy.

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        Télephe en XII livres.

      Londres; et se trouve à Paris: Pissot, 1784. Octavo, woodcut vignette on title, early inscribed attribution 'Par Mr de Péméyea'; contemporary French quarter calf. First edition of this antiquarian utopia set in Minoan Crete, chronicling the reconciliation of all strata of society. The success of this novel by the Professeur d'éloquence at the Royal College at la Flèche led to several editions within a few years. Like so many books of the imaginary voyage tradition, this work takes Fénélon's Télémaque as its template, and has a similarly socialist distrust of private property and the evils of slavery. Paper boards a bit rubbed.

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        Leggi e costumi del cambio che si osservano nelle principali piazze di Europa e singolarmente in quella di Livorno

      Nella Stamperia di Gio. Tommaso Masi e Compagni, 1784. 4to (cm. 23,9), XXIV-471 pp. Graziosa vignetta al frontespizio. Legatura coeva in mz. pelle con fregi e titolo oro impresso al dorso. Tagli rossi. Ottimo esemplare. Prima edizione.

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        Oeuvres complètes

      Edition called "Kehl", the most famous editions of the works of Voltaire, on large paper and illustrated with 114 figures. She was shot in five different and only paper drawings on large paper prints possess, it is naturally best most sought after and rarest. A title-frontispiece with the bust of Voltaire, a dedication with the portrait of Frédéric Guillaume by Pourbus, 12 portraits and 93 figures by Moreau, engraved by Baquoy, Croutelle, Dambrun ... Our copy contains 7 figures more than the description Cohen.uniform time Binders half marbled fawn sheepskin with corners, back smooth decorated with wheels and gilded florets, yellow slices, a piece of pink morocco title and a second tan morocco with the name of the author in black mosaic . Some friction on the back with small gaps, some caps and damaged joint.The Kehl edition was created in 1777 during a visit to Panckoucke in Ferney, during which the latter obtained permission to Voltaire (who will work with him two years before he died). Panckoucke, whose political and logistical resources are insufficient, sells the rights to Beaumarchais, which put in place considerable resources: purchase of characters Baskerville, setting up subscriptions and lottery, annexation of the fort of Kehl (rented twenty years for the occasion!), buying a dozen presses ...The edition of this great work will ruin Beaumarchais who nevertheless wrote: "Europe will be satisfied and I have lost 600,000 pounds [...] for five years. I had the courage to take bold word to Europe. "Source: Library of Prince Starhemberg.Prince Starhemberg, (1724-1807) was Austrian Ambassador to France with Louis XV and Minister Plenipotentiary at Lisbon, Madrid and Brussels where he allowed the creation of the Imperial and Royal Academy of Science and Letters in 1772. Spirit enlightened friend of the Marquise de Pompadour and great admirer of Voltaire, he was also charged by Joseph II to prevent the Cardinal from Frankenberg to restrict printing works of Voltaire and Raynal the Netherlands.Bookplate "buffer" STARHEMBERG (XIX) in the first volume. Covered by a bookplate later (OB) in the other volumes.Very nice copy in uniform vintage binding, an important source. Imprimerie de la Société Littéraire-Typographique [Kehl] 1784-1789 70 vol. in-8 (14,5x21,5cm) relié

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        Ueber die Einsamkeit.

      Leipzig, bey Weidmanns Erben und Reich, - 1784 - 4 Teile in 4 Bänden. Kl.-8°. XLII, 392 S., (6) Bl.; XL, 520 S., (8) Bl.; XVIII, 518 S., (4) Bl.; XXXII, 500 S., (9) Bl. Halblederbände der Zeit. Goedeke IV/I, 482, 7c. - Borst 494. - Rümann 1300. - Exemplar der kleineren Ausgabe, erschien gleichzeitig mit der grösseren Ausgabe (Erstausgabe), endgültigen Fassung von Zimmermanns Hauptwerk. Stark von Rousseau beeinflusst. War einer der erfolgreichsten populär-philosophischen Texte im deutschen Sprachraum des ausgehenden 18 Jahrhunderts. Der Erfolg verhalf Zimmermann zur Berufung als Leibarzt an den Hof von Katharina der Grossen und später zum Leibarzt Friedrich II. - Einbände berieben und bestossen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of O,why,ee, one of the Sandwich Islands

      London: G. Carter, 1784. Proof. A proof after letters of the most beautiful depiction of the death of Captain James Cook. The artist, George Carter, was not an eyewitness to the events in Hawaii, but his imagery and care in reconstructing the event places it as the most moving depiction of the event. Long a regular exhibitor at the Royal Academy and an accomplished portrait and historical painter, the tragedy of Cook's death on 14 February 1779 was an ideal subject for his talents. His depiction is vivid, showing Cook standing on the shoreline facing his attackers, holding his rifle as a club. The detailed portraits of the Hawaiians and the English seaman are done with great intensity and variety and number more than 30 individuals. In this effort, he was aided by John Hall, who engraved the portrait of Cook, and the other figures were engraved by I. Thornthwaite. The landscape was engraved by S. Smith.  Carter painted the image in 1781 and helped to produce the print with the print makers Sayer and Bennet in 1784. The publishing line reads, "London, Published as the Act Directs by G. Carter of Margaret St. ... Cavendish Square and Messrs. Sayer & Bennet in Fleet St." The artist and engravers line, while somewhat indistinct, follows this - "G. Carter pinxit; S. Smith engraved the Landscape; J. Hall engraved the Portrait of Captain Cook; the figures by I. Thornthwaite."We believe this image to be a proof for the following reasons- the simplified design of type used in the engraving of the title; the text of the publishing information matching that of the 1st edition but without the date of Jany. 1st, 1784; the text of the artist/engravers line matching that of the 1st edition, but appearing very faintly; the intensity of the image and a faint "Pr....." in the bottom right margin of the print.The style of type used for the title is distinctly different than the first edition, which was published "Jany. 1st, 1784." In this edition, the engraving of the title is quite unsophisticated, and differs from the first edition significantly, which is more highly decorated, with four or five hatch marks on the letters DEATH, JAMES and COOK. The style of this print's title matches that of a copy held in the British Museum. (Call #Oc2006,Prt.140). Unfortunately, the BM print is missing the publishing line and much of the bottom margin. The State Library of New South Wales holds the first edition, with the publishing line identical to this print, with the publishing date of Jany. 1st, 1784 (Call # a1528432). The copy held by the National Library of Australia (PIC Drawer 7452 #U3051 NK4835) erroneously states that their print is a first edition; the publication line reads "Published 18th April, 1791, by ROBT. SAYER, No. 53, Fleet Street, London.The presence of a faint "Pr....." in the bottom right margin confirms our suspicions. Beddie lists 5 issues of the print. These vary slightly in the size of the printed image and publication dates. This copy of the image measures 16 7/8 x 23 1/4". However, slight variations in measuring devices could account for some of these differences and we don't regard the measurements as definitive of one edition over another. Beddie 2566 Jany 1st, 1784, 16 3/4 x 23 3/8"; Beddie 2567 Feby 1 1784, 17 x 23 1/2"; Beddie 2568 as 'another' measuring 16 3/4 x 23 1/4; Beddie 2569 'The Same' publish'd 12 May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 16 15/16 x 23 7/16"; Beddie 2570 'The Same', Proof before letters, 16 15/16 x 23 7/16".Image size 16 7/8 x 23 1/4". Small margins, trimmed within the plate mark, laid on archival tissue, some small sections of margin on the right side added but not affecting the printed surface, title engraved in an unsophisticated style, the publication line a bit rubbed and trimmed close, the artist/ engravers line indistinct but not rubbed. No publication date listed after Fleet St. (the 1st edition was published with the date Jany. 1st 1784 after "Fleet St.". A proof copy of a print that is a notable rarity.

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        De l’administration de finances de la France

      s.t, 1784. 8vo (cm. 20), 3 Voll., VI-CLIX-352 pp. con una tabella rip. alla pag. 306; VI-536 pp.; VII-468 pp., 1 c.nn. (bianca). Belle legature coeve in vitello maculato con cinque nervi e titolo oro su doppio tassello in pelle al dorso (assente un tassello al primo vol.). Lievi tracce di usura e marginali ingialliture alle prime carte del secondo vol., altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Ex libris Aldo Maffey. In quest’opera, l’A. si intrattiene su vari aspetti delle imposizioni sia dirette che indirette, sul loro rapporto con il reddito e con i patrimoni, sulla organizzazione incaricata della riscossione delle imposte. Si occupa anche della moneta in circolazione e dei rapporti con la finanza pubblica e affronta molteplici altri temi specifici, quali ad esempio, le contribuzioni ecclesiastiche, il lusso, il commercio dei grani. L’opera, subito di grande successo, fu pubblicata più volte nello stesso anno e ristampata in 12mo nel 1785 ma le critiche alla politica del successore al ministero delle finanze e le teorie neo-mercantiliste, ivi esposte, contrarie alle posizioni sostenute dalla scuola fisiocratica allora in auge, portarono a vietare il libro in Francia poco dopo la sua pubblicazione.

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        STORIA DELL'AUGUSTA BADIA DI S. SILVESTRO DI NONANTOLA AGGIUNTOVI IL CODICE DIPLOMATICO DELLA MEDESIMA ILLUSTRATO CON NOTE

      PRESSO LA SOCIETA TIPOGRAFICA, 1784. In folio. cm. 38,5x27. Pp. XIX+526+(4). Splendida opera del 1784, la storia della Badia di Nonantola scritta da Girolamo Tiraboschi (1731-1794). L'opera era composta da due tomi, siamo purtroppo in possesso solo del primo tomo contenente tutte le incisioni e pagine ma mancante della carta.L'opera descrive i beni e le proprietà della Badia includendo quindi i territori di Modena, Bologna, Avellana, Solara, Frignano, Cremona, Pavia, Milano, Mantova, Piacenza, Parma, Ferrara, Valfabbrica nella diocesi di Assisi, Nocera Umbra, Sassoferrato. Una parte dedicata allo stato di Modena a partire dal XII secolo, Vescovi di Modena, storia della Badia di Nonantola dalla sua fondazione fino al presente (tra cui descrizione della biblioteca), Delle chiese e dei beni che il Monastero di Nonantola avea in diverse parti d'Italia. Alla fine del volume lista dei vescovi di Modena, Abati del Monastero di Nonantola, abati, vicari. Il testo è impreziosito da più di 43 finissime incisioni su rame nel testo di Carlo Antonini (1740-1821) che mostrano numerose vedute: Nonantola, palazzo seminario abbaziale, Modena, cattedrale di Modena, San Silvestro di Nonantola, Fanano, Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo di Nonantola, Bologna, Castelvetro, Chiesa di san Luca di Camurana, Sestola, Crevalcore, Serra Sant Abbondio, Monastero di Fonte Avellana, e alcune scene allegoriche, delle quali una al frontespizio coperta da velina. Antica firma di possesso all'occhietto. In buone condizioni. Copertina in mezza tela novecentesca in ottime condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso (vedere foto). Legatura in ottime condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con rare fioriture. Parte mancante al margine inferiore dell'occhietto ma restaurata. Segni di restauro al margine inferiore e a quello destro fino a pag. V. Piccole parti mancanti al margine destro da pag. 309 a 216 senza perdita di testo. Piccola galleria di tarlo al margine di piegatrura da pag. 519 alla fine senza perdita di testo. Faboulous work of 1784, the history of Badia of Nonantola written by Girolamo Tiraboschi (1731-1794). The work was made up of two tomes, unfortunately we only have the first tome containing all prints and pages but without the map. The author describes the goods belonging to Badia so including the areas of Modena, Bologna, Avellana, Solara, Frignano, Cremona, Pavia, Milano, Mantova, Piacenza, Parma, Ferrara, Valfabbrica nella diocesi di Assisi, Nocera Umbra, Sassoferrato. A part is dedicated to the history of state of Modena from XII century, Byshops of Modena, history of Badia di Nonantola from its establishment until present times (description of library also), Churches and goods Nonantola had in different parts of Italy. The text is enriched of more than 43 very fine copper prints in the text engraved by Carlo Antonini (1740-1821) showing different views: Nonantola, palazzo seminario abbaziale, Modena, cattedrale di Modena, San Silvestro di Nonantola, Fanano, Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo di Nonantola, Bologna, Castelvetro, Chiesa di san Luca di Camurana, Sestola, Crevalcore, Serra Sant Abbondio, Monastero di Fonte Avellana, and some allegorical scenes, one of them in the title page covered with tissue paper. Ancient signature of the former owner. In good conditions. Half cloth cover of XX century in very good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine (see the photo). Binding in very good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with occasional foxings. Missing restored part in the first title page. Restauration sign in the lower and right edge until pag. V. Little missing parts in the right edge from pag. 309 until 216 with no loss of text. Little worming in the folding edge from pag. 519 until the end with no loss of text.

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        Geschichte der größten Heerführer neuerer Zeiten, Erster Teil, 1784, 2 orig. Faltkarten: Schlachtpläne von Dünkirchen und Arras Gesammelt und mit taktisch-geographischen Noten begleitet

      Ohne Angabe, 1784. 280 Seiten Halbleder Von Baron Ô Cahill, Premier-Lieutenant in hochfürstlichen Markgräfischen Badischen Diensten. Halbleder, Buchdeckel neu. Sowohl der orig. Buchblock als auch der orig. Kartenanhang (2 Faltkarten) sind in sehr gutem Zustand. Versand D: 2,90 EUR

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        Acts of the Council and General Assembly of the State of New-Jersey

      1784 - NEW JERSEY. LAWS. Acts of the Council and General Assembly of the State of New-Jersey, from the Establishment of the Present Government, and Declaration of Independence, to the end of . December, 1783; with the Constitution Prefixed . By Peter Wilson. Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1784. Folio. x, 389, [1], 28, 4, 4, 30 p. Early decorated paper-covered boards, later calf spine, leather spine label (worn at extremities). Title leaf somewhat soiled and dampstained, marginal dampstain on next few leaves, the usual foxing and browning of some gatherings as found in all copies, small piece torn from the top blank margin of 3G2, without loss. George S. Woodhull's copy. A compilation of New Jersey laws passed between 1776 and 1783, and the work that updates Samuel Allinson's compilation of 1776. A great many of the laws pertain to the American Revolution. For a detailed account of the evolution and printing history of Wilson's Laws, see Felcone, New Jersey Books, 161-2, and Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754-1800, 394. Evans 18632; ESTC W6807. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Considérations sur l'ordre de Cincinnatus ou imitation d'un pamphlet anglo-américain... ; suivies de plusieurs pièces relatives à cette institution, d'une lettre signée du Gal. Washington, accompagnée de remarques par l'auteur français... d'une lettre de feu Mr. Turgot... au Dr. Price, sur les législations américaines.

      Londres, J. Johnson, 1784, in 8°, de XII-203pp., broché papier marbré, exemplaire à toutes marges. Edition originale de ce rare pamphlet contre cet ordre créé par Washington pour récompenser les héros de la guerre d'indépendance des Etats-Unis. Exemplaire de première émission, conforme à celui de la BnF (émission non signalée par Sabin qui ne décrit que la seconde). Mirabeau trouve cet ordre contraire au principe d'égalité des citoyens, il fut d'ailleurs aboli après la mort de Washington. La lettre de Washington est plus connue sous le titre de: Lettre circulaire adressée aux Sociétés d'Etat de l'ordre des Cincinnati par l'assemblée générale convoquée à Philadelphie le 3 mai 1784. L'ouvrage de Mirabeau parut en anglais et en français, mais la version anglaise est moins complète. Le livre fut interdit en France. Chamfort aurait collaboré à la rédaction de l'ouvrage. ¶ Bûcher bibliographique n°570 - Sabin n°49393 "Contains matter not in the english version" - Soboul, p.750

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        Dell'utilità dei conduttori elettrici

      Marelli, 1784. Engraved title vignette, head - piece, initial, and 1 folding engraved plate. Original wrappers, top of front wrapper torn away; minor spotting on preliminary and endleaves, otherwise an excellent unsophisticated copy preserved in a folding clamshell box. First edition of the author's fascinating treatise on lightning rods. Landriani treats not only practical matters of construction and use, but also incorporates a section on scientific theory, differentiating between natural and artificial electricity. He provides a detailed description of Franklin's experiments, and includes a catalogue of all known lightning rods installed in Europe. Landriani (1746 - 1815), physicist and inventor, was one of a small group of eighteenth - century Italian scientists who received government funds to travel for the purpose of investigating scientific advances in other countries. A number of letters from scientists such as Saussure and Toaldo, among others, are published here for the first time. Along with Fontana, Landriani also developed the science of eudiometry, a method of verifying the healthiness of the air.

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        Oeuvres completes. 72 Bände.

      Société littérarie-typhographique 1784-1789, (Kehl) - 8vo (21,5 x 14 cm). Mit 7 gest. Frontispizen (4 Portraits (1 wiederh.), 1 Plan, 2 allegorische) sowie 14 Kupfertaf. Ldr. d. Zeit m. goldgeprägt. Supralibros (DR) u. Deckelfileten, Stehkantenvergoldung, RSchildern. u. dekorativer Rückenvergoldung. Marmorierte Vorsatzpapiere, Marmorschnitt. Vollständiges Ex. der berühmten Kehler Ausgabe. Band 70 enthält Voltaires Autobiographie, sein Leben von Condorcet sowie Register; Band 71-72: Table analytique et raisonnée de matières par Chantreau. Paris, Deterville, 1801. Abweichend in Hldr. gebunden. Die Ausgabe erschien auf verschiedenen Papieren und mit verschiedenen Anzahlen von Kupferbeigaben. Unser Ex. auf starkem Bütten mit Portraits in Bd. 1 (P.A. Tardieu nach n. de Largillier) , 16 (Langlois nach de la Tour), 30 (Tardieu nach Moreau le Jeune) u. 70 (wiederh. wie in 16), 2 Front. in Bd. 10 u. 11, 1 Plan in Bd. 24 sowie den 14 Taf. zur Mathematik in Bd. 29. - Einbände etw. berieben, Bd. 30-54 teils etw. stärker lädiert, einige Fehlstellen im Leder u. an den RSchildern., teils hier auch leichte Wasserschäden im Rande. Sehr dekorative Prachtbände von vorwiegend guter Erhaltung. 50000 gr.

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        DESCRIZIONE DEL MUSEO D'ANTIQUARIA E DEL GABINETTO D'ISTORIA NATURALE DEL SIG. PRINCIPE DI BISCARI FATTA DAL SIG. ABATE DOMENICO SESTINI ACCADEMICO FIORENTINO.DESCRIZIONE DEL TERRIBILE TERREMOTO DE 5 FEBBRARO 1783 CHE AFFLISSE LA SICILIA, DISTRUSSE MESSINA, E GRAN PARTE DELLA CALABRIA DIRETTA ALLA REALE ACCADEMIA DI BORDEAUX POESIA DEL PENSANTE PELORITANO.CON UNA NOTA DI MICHELE TORCIA

      CARLO GIORGI - VINCENZO MAZZOLA VOCOLA, 1784. DUE OPERE RILEGATE IN VOL. UNICO, RITR. DEL PRINCIPE DI BISCARI AD AMBEDUE LE OPERE AL FRONTESPIZIO, 2 TAVOLE ED UNA PIANTA DEL MUSEO IN DOPPIA PAG.; NUMEROSI FORI DI TARLO, ALCUNE PAG., DELLA SECONDA OPERA, CON MARGINI TARLATI, MA NON TOCCANO IL TESTO. PP. 61 (1? TESTO, 118 (2? TESTO). BUONE CONDIZ. 0

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        RATIONAL SPORTS. In Dialogues Passing Among The Children of a Family. Designed as A hint to mothers how they may inform the minds of their little people respecting the objects with which they are surrounded. Fourth edition.

      [5]. vii- 88 pages.. Original plain sheep backed boards. 12mo. Lacks half-title; some staining to a few pages; some turning and creasing of corners; spine expertly restored; else very good. Oppenheimer 896., for the first edition of 1783 which was narrower in size and had 124 pages, as opposed to 88 pages in this edition. Scarce.

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        Acts of the Council and General Assembly of the State of New-Jersey

      , 1784. 1784. NEW JERSEY. LAWS. Acts of the Council and General Assembly of the State of New-Jersey, from the Establishment of the Present Government, and Declaration of Independence, to the end of ... December, 1783; with the Constitution Prefixed ... By Peter Wilson. Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1784. Folio. x, 389, [1], 28, 4, 4, 30 p. Early decorated paper-covered boards, later calf spine, leather spine label (worn at extremities). Title leaf somewhat soiled and dampstained, marginal dampstain on next few leaves, the usual foxing and browning of some gatherings as found in all copies, small piece torn from the top blank margin of 3G2, without loss. George S. Woodhull's copy. A compilation of New Jersey laws passed between 1776 and 1783, and the work that updates Samuel Allinson's compilation of 1776. A great many of the laws pertain to the American Revolution. For a detailed account of the evolution and printing history of Wilson's Laws, see Felcone, New Jersey Books, 161-2, and Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754-1800, 394. Evans 18632; ESTC W6807.

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        Arctic Zoology

      1784. First Edition . (PENNANT, Thomas). Arctic Zoology. London: Henry Hughs, 1784-85. Two volumes. Quarto, modern half brown calf, raised bands, marbled boards, uncut. $2500.First edition of PennantÂ’s “classic work,” with 23 engraved plates-an attractively bound, uncut copy.“The work, which must be regarded as the most prominent of PennantÂ’s works, was originally planned as a sketch of the zoology of North America, but was later enlarged with the addition of descriptions of the quadrupeds and birds of the parts of Europe and Asia lying north of latitude 60 degrees N” (Anker 397). “He was able to combine his own observations with information from Thomas Hutchins, Ashton Blackburn, Alexander Garden, Benjamin Smith Barton, and Peter Simon Pallas, and thus to produce his classic work, Arctic Zoology” (DSB). Volume I is primarily dedicated to the discussion of mammals, Volume II to birds. Born in 1726, Pennant “was a representative of the best of the gentleman-naturalists who flourished in the late 18th century and sought to comprehend all of nature” (DSB); Samuel Johnson said that ”Pennant has greater variety of inquiry than almost any man, and has told us more perhaps than one in ten thousand could have done in the time that he took” (Allibone, 1554). Without the 1787 supplemental volume, as usual. Ayer, 489-90. Lowndes, 1823. Anker 397. Interior exceptionally clean. Attractive bindings fine. An excellent uncut copy.

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        Oeuvres mélées de M. L. Dutens, de la Société Royale de Londres, & de l'Académie Royale des Inscriptions & Belles-Lettres de Paris.

      A Genève, chez Bonnant, 1784. - In-8, rel. de l'époque plein veau fauve marbré, dos lisse à faux-nerfs formés de larges roulettes ornées dorées, caissons à larges fleurons en alternance avec des caissons ornés "à la grotesque", pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, encadrement sur les plats orné d'un beau décor d'ornements dorés: grecque, alternant avec des fleurons de formes différentes, filet doré sur les coupes, tranches dorées, fine dentelle intérieure dorée, gardes marbrées. VIII-398 pp, table généalogique dépliante de la famille des Scipions in fine. Léger frottement aux coiffes et sur les mors, petites rousseurs concentrées essentiellement sur les p.79 à 96, rares par ailleurs, mouillure claire seulement marginale à l'angle inférieur droit de 4 ff., notes manuscrites en page de garde. Très bon exemplaire bien relié dans une fine reliure de l'époque. Réf. bibliographiques : GRAESSE II-455. Sommaire : Traité des pierres précieuses et des pierres fines, avec les moyens de les connaitre & de les évaluer. Le miroir ardent d'Archimede. Les lettres sur l'automate du Baron de Kempelen. Correspondances avec J.J. Rousseau. Epigraphie latine (tombeau des Scipions). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Alarm

      1784. First Edition . “ONE of the MINORITY of the CENSORS.” An Alarm. To the Freemen and Electors of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: 1784. Laid broadside sheet (13-1/2 by 16 inches), matted and framed. Entire piece measures 18 by 22 inches. $3500.Original Philadelphia broadside exposing the wrongdoings of current members of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, and urging voters on October 12, 1784 to decide “whether Pennsylvania shall recover her ancient character for wisdom and justice, or whether she shall be the sport and prey of a band of tyrants,Â… knaves and fools.” Beautifully framed.“The day is now approaching on which you are to determine whether Pennsylvania shall enjoy a free and just government, or be ruled by the arbitrary wills of a few men who have lately composed the majority of the Council of Censors.” This exposé of political favoritism by members of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania cites such instances of partiality as “granting a title to James Smith, to a confiscated estate, many months after the time for paying for it had expired” and “drawing upon the Treasury for above 30 pounds to pay for a feast,” and “sheltering the brother to one of their body, although he was charged with fraud and peculation.” This anonymous author and fellow councilman then urges: “Rouse up then my dear countrymen, and oppose these imposters, who have long deceived and oppressed you, and who have plundered the Treasury of the state with impunity.” Five years later, a constitutional convention was called and a new state constitution was adopted. The 1790 Constitution did away with the Supreme Executive Council and vested executive power in the office of Governor. On December 21, 1790, Thomas Mifflin, the last President of Pennsylvania, took office as the StateÂ’s first elected Governor. Evans 18321. Early paper repairs to verso along old fold lines, a few short closed tears to margins (not affecting text). Scarce in any condition. Beautifully framed.

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        Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

      1784. [PENNSYLVANIA]. Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as Established by the general Convention. Carefully Compared With the OriginalÂ… Philadelphia: Francis Bailey, 1784. Octavo, unbound, stitched as issued; pp. (1)-64. $1500.Early edition of the important 1776 Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, “the most extreme of the Revolutionary state constitutions,” printed by order of the Council of Censors. From a private family collection.“The states began the process of establishing new constitutions soon after British royal authority began to disintegrateÂ… a few, like Pennsylvania, staked out radical new forms of governmentÂ… The Pennsylvania Constitution of 1776 was the most extreme of the Revolutionary state constitutions. Framed by radical leaders with little practical political experience, it attempted to bring the entire government within the control of the people…” (A Covenanted People, 45-48). “In 1776 Pennsylvania adopted a new constitution that has been described as the most democratic in AmericaÂ… In late June [1776]Â… convention representatives met in Philadelphia and by July 8 elected delegates to write a new state constitution. Deliberations began one week later under the chairmanship of Benjamin Franklin. While it appears that George Bryan, James Cannon, and Benjamin Franklin were the principal authors of the new constitution, others such as George Clymer. Timothy Matlack and even Thomas Paine might have been involved in its creation. Influenced by the language of the Stamp Act congress, the First Continental Congress, and the Declaration of Independence, the authors crafted a document that proclaimed in detail the rights of citizens and expanded the voting franchise to all tax-paying free menÂ… A Council of Censors was created whose members were to be elected every seven years to conduct, for a year, an evaluation of the activities of the government and to ‘censureÂ’ those actions that were deemed to have violated the new constitution. Any changes to the constitution could only be made through this Council of Censors” (Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission).Following passage of the constitution by the convention at the end of September 1776, the first edition was published; a reprinting followed a year later, and another edition was printed in 1781 with the Articles of Confederation. A new constitution was adopted in 1790, after the end of the Revolutionary War. The constitution is followed here by, “A Report of the Committee Appointed to Enquire, ‘Whether the Constitution has been preserved inviolate in every Part, and whether the legislative and executive Branches of Government, have performed their Duty as Guardians of the People, or assumed to themselves or exercised other or greater Powers, than they are intitled to by the Constitution.” Evans 18680. Sabin 60015. Title page and first leaf of text worn with some chipping and loss to edges, affecting a few letters. Occasional minor foxing; some wear to corners of last few leaves. A desirable unbound copy of this rare early printing of an influential state constitution.

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        La Cavalcata infortunata, 1784

      - Technik: Radierung auf Papier. Beschriftung: unten mittig bezeichnet: "D: a la Sigra Enrichetta P.sina/per il suo hum°. & devot°. servo D: Chki"; oben mittig bezeichnet: "LA CAVALCATA INFORTUNATA". Werkverzeichnis: Engelmann 527a. Grösse: 10,8 x 10,4 cm (Darstellung). Weitere Größen: Papier: 12,4 x 13,6 cm. Beschreibung: Eine satirische Anspielung auf das Reiten der Damen. Die Szene spielt im Tiergarten Berlin. Es handelt sich um einen Gesamtpreis inkl. Versandkosten innerhalb der BRD. Umsatzsteuer wird wegen Differenzbesteuerung nach §25a UstG weder erhoben noch ausgewiesen.

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        THE ANGLER'S MUSEUM; OR, THE WHOLE ART OF FLOAT AND FLY FRISHING. Containing I. The Nature And Properties Of Fish In General. II. Rules And Cautions To Be Observed By Young Anglers. III. The Choice And Preparation Of Rods And Lines,.

      London, printed for John Fielding, (1784).. IV. Of Float Fishing And Of Live And Dead Baits. V. Of Fly Fishing And The Preparation Of Artificial Flies. VI. An Account Of The Different Sorts Of Fish, Their Haunts And Spawning Times, And Sea Foods To Angle For Them. VII. An Account Of Some Of The Sea Fish, Their Nature, Qualities and the Manner Of Catching Them. VIII. Particulars Respecting The Laws And Customs Of Angling. FIRST EDITION (1784), undated but only the first edition of 1784 carries the author's name on the title page, 12mo, approximately 155 x 90 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, engraved portrait frontispiece of Mr John Kirby "The Celebrated Fisherman", Keeper of Newgate, woodcut vignette of fish on title page, pages: viii, 1-136, bound in half calf over marbled boards, modern reback with raised gilt bands, gilt creel motif in 4 compartments, gilt lettering and date, marbled edges, endpapers renewed. Upper corner of upper cover slightly bumped, tiny chips to marbled paper at top of lower cover, modern fishing bookplate on front pastedown, early signature on reverse of frontispiece, light browning to frontispiece margins, slight brown offsetting from portrait onto title page, "First edn 1784" in a modern hand at foot of title page, some pages lightly age-browned, tiny ink mark to lower corner of 3 leaves, just visible on a few other pages, a small pale ink "X" in a couple of margins, a tiny closed tear neatly repaired to 1 lower margin. A very good copy. Westwood & Satchell, Bibliotheca Piscatoria, page 194. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A set of the three voyage accounts comprising:FIRST VOYAGE. HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages... for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere... Second edition. Three volumes, quarto, 52 engraved plates and maps, many folding. London, 1773.SECOND VOYAGE. COOK, James. A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World... Third edition. Two volumes, quarto, the 64 engraved plates and maps bound in a separate folio Atlas volume. London, 1784.THIRD VOYAGE. COOK, James and James KING. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean... Second edition. Three volumes, quarto, 24 engraved maps and coastal profiles; with separate folio Atlas, containing two charts and 62 engraved plates. London, 1784.

      London: 1773-1784. Together eight volumes, quarto, and two folio Atlases; uniformly bound in contemporary polished diced russia leather, decorated in blind and gilt, atlases in half binding with marbled paper sides matching the endpapers of the text volumes; all volumes neatly respined. Cook's voyages, with uniform contemporary provenance. This handsome set has the first and third voyages in their "best" editions and the rarely-seen feature of a separate Atlas to the second voyage. Of the total of 204 engraved plates and maps that illustrate the three voyage accounts, 128 of them are contained in the separate Atlas volumes where they can be seen to best advantage in the larger format.The first voyage is in its second and best edition, complete with the "Directions for placing the cuts" and the "Chart of the Straights of Magellan" (both of which are usually missing in the first edition), and with the new Preface containing Hawkesworth's virulent 8-page reply to Dalrymple's whining reviews of the first edition, and the whole volume revised by the voyage's astronomer William Wales.The second voyage, here in its third edition, has the very desirable separate atlas containing the wonderful series of plates and maps (usually bound into the text volumes) printed on thicker paper than usual, and unusually fresh and bright. Only the largest of the maps are folded, and the views and botanical plates are all the more impressive for their being in uncreased state.The third voyage is in its second and best edition, preferred for several reasons, including the fact that the Royal Society medal awarded to Cook posthumously in 1784 appears on the title-pages; the printing was done by Hughs (rather than Strahan who printed the first edition) with the wording of the title-pages slightly modified and the text itself entirely re-set. Isaac Smith presenting a set on behalf of Cook's widow in 1821 noted that 'I am desired by Mrs Cook... to request your acceptance of the 4 books sent herewith being her Husbands last Voyage round the World, as a mark of her respect... the letter press of the second edition being much superior to the first both in paper & letter press' (quoted by Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography, 85). King George III's copy of the official account, preserved in the British Library, is also an example of this second edition.The series of official Cook narratives is the cornerstone of any collection of books relating to Australia or the Pacific. Illustrated with marvellous engravings based on the work of the official artists on the voyages, including Parkinson, Hodges, and Webber, the series stands as the great monument to Cook's achievements. Provenance: Uniform provenance in all volumes of Ebenezer John Collett (1755-1833, MP for Grampound, Cornwall from 1814 to 1818), with armorial bookplates; Francis Markham, with bookplates; private collection (Sydney). About 50 leaves in vol. I stained in upper margins, a few other spots and stains, generally in fine clean condition in good contemporary bindings well respined.

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        Wielands Auserlesene Gedichte. Neue verbesserte Ausgabe [in sieben Bänden].

      Leipzig, Weidmanna Erben und Reich, - 1784 - 7 Bände in 3 [so komplett], 12° (13x9), Papier: Dünndruck-Bütten.- Band 1: 3 Bl., 238 (irrig 137/138 statt 238/239) mit 2 gestochenen Vignetten (von Johann Wilhelm Meil aT und Schlußvignette von Georg Melchior Kraus); Band 2: 1 Bl., 322 S.-- Band 3: 3 Bl., 272 S.; Band 4: 240 S.-- Band 5: 262 S.; Band 6: 280 S.; Band 7: 256 S., einheitl Hldrbde d.Zt. (HFrzbdg) mit LdrEcken, 2 farb LdrRSchilder, reiche goldRPräg, dreiseitiger Rotschnitt, marmorVorsätze, etwas berieben, alte WaflV, NSTaT, Band 1: Vorsatz und flV mit Eckabschnitten, teils etwas gebräunt, fest und sauber, pfleglich behandeltes Exemplar, Erstausgabe [WG 79].-- dekorative Taschenausgabe.-- Bandeinteilung: Band 1: Vorrede.- Musarion.- Olympia.- Die erste Liebe - An Psyche.- Gedanken bey einem schlafenden Endymion.- Der verklagte Amor.- Der Mönch und die Nonne.-- Band 2: Griechische Erzählungen.- Gandalin oder Liebe um Liebe.-- Band 3: Die sieben ersten Gesänge des Oberon.-- Band 4: Die fünf letzten Gesänge des Oberon.- Geron der Biederherzige.-- Band 5: Schach Lolo oder Das göttliche Recht der Gewalthaber.- Das Wintermärchen.- Hann und Gulpenhe.- Maulthiers Zaum.- Der Vogelsang.- Pervonte.-- Band 6: Idris.-- Band 7: Clelia und Sinibald oder Die Bevölkerung von Lampeduse.- La Philosophie Endormie.- Eine philosophische Farce.- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung der Insel Sumatra, besonders in Ansehung des Handels, und der dahin gehörigen Merkwürdigketen. Nebst einer Original-Charte. Mit einer Vorrede von Gottlob Benedict von Schirach.(Hamburg, Bohn, 1782). 8vo. Large folding engraved map of Sumatra (580 x 500 mm). Later three-quarter calf with gilt title on spine, marbled boards.

      - Landwehr, VOC, 510-11 (first German resp. first Dutch edition); R. van Gelder, Het Oost-Indisch avontuur, p. 101. Fine and very rare second edition of the first book published on Sumatra, describing its foreign trading relations, geography, the Dutch trading places on the island and remarks on the English and Indian trade. It is the most reliable source on the island from that time, together with Marsdens History of Sumatra from 1784. The work was originally published as the second part of the Neue Sammlung von Reisebeschreibungen, Band 3. Our copy doesn't have that title-page, but its own title! The first edition was published in 1781. The contents of the second edition is identical with the first edition. The very interesting main text is preceded by the author's dedication to Owe von Hoegh Guldberg, privy councillor of the king of Denmark and Norway (III-X) and a preface by Gottlob Benedict von Schirach, dated Altona, 13 december 1781 (XI-XXXII). Adolphe Eschels-Kroon, originally from Denmark, served the VOC for 18 years of which 8 at Sumatra's west coast. There he travelled through regions which only few Europeans had seen up to that time.Fine copy.

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        A set of the three voyage accounts comprising:FIRST VOYAGE. HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages... for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere... Second edition. Three volumes, quarto, 52 engraved plates and maps, many folding. London, 1773.SECOND VOYAGE. COOK, James. A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World... Third edition. Two volumes, quarto, the 64 engraved plates and maps bound in a separate folio Atlas volume. London, 1784.THIRD VOYAGE. COOK, James and James KING. A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean... Second edition. Three volumes, quarto, 24 engraved maps and coastal profiles; with separate folio Atlas, containing two charts and 62 engraved plates. London, 1784

      London, 1784. About 50 leaves in vol. I stained in upper margins, a few other spots and stains, generally in fine clean condition in good contemporary bindings well respined.. Together eight volumes, quarto, and two folio Atlases; uniformly bound in contemporary polished diced russia leather, decorated in blind and gilt, atlases in half binding with marbled paper sides matching the endpapers of the text volumes; all volumes neatly respined. Cook's voyages, with uniform contemporary provenance. This handsome set has the first and third voyages in their "best" editions and the rarely-seen feature of a separate Atlas to the second voyage. Of the total of 204 engraved plates and maps that illustrate the three voyage accounts, 128 of them are contained in the separate Atlas volumes where they can be seen to best advantage in the larger format.The first voyage is in its second and best edition, complete with the "Directions for placing the cuts" and the "Chart of the Straights of Magellan" (both of which are usually missing in the first edition), and with the new Preface containing Hawkesworth's virulent 8-page reply to Dalrymple's whining reviews of the first edition, and the whole volume revised by the voyage's astronomer William Wales.The second voyage, here in its third edition, has the very desirable separate atlas containing the wonderful series of plates and maps (usually bound into the text volumes) printed on thicker paper than usual, and unusually fresh and bright. Only the largest of the maps are folded, and the views and botanical plates are all the more impressive for their being in uncreased state.The third voyage is in its second and best edition, preferred for several reasons, including the fact that the Royal Society medal awarded to Cook posthumously in 1784 appears on the title-pages; the printing was done by Hughs (rather than Strahan who printed the first edition) with the wording of the title-pages slightly modified and the text itself entirely re-set. Isaac Smith presenting a set on behalf of Cook's widow in 1821 noted that 'I am desired by Mrs Cook… to request your acceptance of the 4 books sent herewith being her Husbands last Voyage round the World, as a mark of her respect… the letter press of the second edition being much superior to the first both in paper & letter press' (quoted by Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography, 85). King George III's copy of the official account, preserved in the British Library, is also an example of this second edition.The series of official Cook narratives is the cornerstone of any collection of books relating to Australia or the Pacific. Illustrated with marvellous engravings based on the work of the official artists on the voyages, including Parkinson, Hodges, and Webber, the series stands as the great monument to Cook's achievements. Provenance: Uniform provenance in all volumes of Ebenezer John Collett (1755-1833, MP for Grampound, Cornwall from 1814 to 1818), with armorial bookplates; Francis Markham, with bookplates; private collection (Sydney).

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        \"Haupt Ansicht der Residenzstadt Wien, und des größten Theils ihrer Vorstädte, von Belvedere anzusehen\". Prächtige Gesamtansicht mit reicher Personenstaffage (Kaiser Joseph II. mit Gefolge).

       Altkol. Umrißradierung \"Nach der Natur gezeichnet und gestochen von Carl Schütz in Wien 1784\", 39 x 58 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XXX, S. 317; Nebehay-Wagner 671, 37. - Der Zeichner, Kupferstecher und Architekt wurde 1745 in Laibach geboren und starb 1800 in Wien. Er studierte an der Wiener Akademie, deren Mitglied er 1772 wurde. Berühmt wurde er durch seine bei Artaria erschienenen Wiener Ansichten. - Mit deutschem und französischem Titel. - Die Ränder gering angestaubt, sonst farbfrisch und wohl erhalten. Sehr selten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Europa, Österreich

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        Vollständige auf Theorie und Erfahrung gegründete Anleitung zur Salzwerkskunde. 5 Teile in 2 Bänden

      Richter, Altenburg, 1784. 1896. XV/482/9 nn.Bl./XXIV/260/XL/280 S, mit gestochenen Titelvignetten und zusammen 27 mehrfach gefalteten Kupfertafeln auf 23 Blatt, Halbleder der Zeit auf je 5 Schmuckbünden mit je 2 Rückenschildern und Rückenvergoldung. Quart (etwas berieben und bestossen/eine Einbandecke gestaucht/ein oberes kapital mit kleiner Fehlstelle) - Erste Ausgabe/Poggendorff I, 1372 f- Ferchl 296 / Äußerst seltenes Grundlagenwerk zum Salzbergbau -

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        Phytonomatotechnie universelle. Neuvième cahier [seul]. [C'est-à-dire l'art de donner aux plantes des noms tirés de leurs caractères.].

      Paris, chez l'auteur, Didot le jeune, Poisson, juin 1784. - fascicule in-folio, pages 49 à 72 & 12 planches. Broché, couverture muette avec étiquette, entièrement non rogné. (État de parution). Neuvième cahier seul sur les 27 parus. Il contient 12 magnifiques planches de botanique très finement aquarellées. Elles présentent 13 sujets au total, la première en comportant 2. Pezize écarlate et pezize ocre blanc (1 planche) ; Marchante multiforme ; lichen brun ; lichen à gobelets ; nicotiane rustique ; pervenche majeure ; glécome lierré ; caille-lait jaune ; ophrys bourdon ; fraisier des tables ; ortie grièche ; noisetier avelinier. - Dos fendu, sans manque de papier, quelques menues salissures au bord des marges. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Théâtre et autres ?uvres.

      Paris, Cailleau, 1784. - 2 volumes in-8, 2ff.-LXXIIpp.-184pp.-VIIpp.-pp.187 à 344-1f. paginée par erreur 350-1f. - 2ff.-493pp.-2ff.- 12 planches. Maroquin rouge, encadrement triple filet doré, dos lisses ornés de pièces de titre vertes, filets et roulettes formant caissons et plinthe en queues, fleurons d'angles, fleurons "rocaille" centraux. Roulette intérieure dorée, filets sur les coupes. Tranches dorées. (Reliures de l'époque). Retirage de l'édition Ballard, Le Jay, 1779 (décrite par Cohen, 246), avec de nouveaux titres. Portrait gravé d'après Voiriot et 11 figures de Monnet gravées par Legrand, Mathieu, Baquoy, de Launay, Masquellier, Massard, Née et Ponce. Une biographie de Colardeau, par Jabineau de La Voute, débute cette édition collective, suivie de l'éloge de La Harpe, de la réponse de Marmontel, de l'épître de Dorat. Contient Astarbé ; Caliste ; Les perfidies à la mode ; Lettre amoureuse d'Héloïse à Abailard ; Armide à Renaud ; Le patriotisme ; Épître à Minette ; Ode sur la poésie. ; Les traduction des Nuits d'Young et du Temple de Gnide ; Épître à Duhamel de Denainvilliers ; Les hommes de Prométhée ; des pièces fugitives. - Bel exemplaire, bien relié. A signaler cependant quelques feuillets très légèrement jaunis et un petit accroc à une coiffe supérieure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OBSERVATIONS SUR LE VOL DES OISEAUX DE PROIE... ACCOMPAGNÉES DE FIGURES, DESSINÉES PAR L'AUTEUR.

      GENÈVE, PAUL BARDE, 1784. FIRST EDITION 1784. 4to, approximately 245 x 190 mm, 9½ x 7 inches, 7 folding engraved plates, 52 pages, last page blank, bound in speckled boards, gilt lettered leather label to spine, pale blue endpapers. Slight rubbing to spine, all text pages are creased, mostly affecting margins, probably a fault in the paper (see attached images), all the lower inner corners of plates have tips of corners clipped (see images), pale browning to blank side of plates and a few margins, otherwise a very good copy. See: Carl Schwerdt, Hunting, Hawking and Shooting, Volume 1, page 253; James Harting, Bibliotheca Accipitraria, A Catalogue of Books Anciant and Modern relating to Falconry, page 93, No. 182; Sotheby's, Bibliotheque Cynegetique Du Verne, page 92, No. 132, 'A scarce and instructive treatise on flight of falcons and hawks'. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Essai d'une théorie sur la structure des crystaux appliquée a plusiers genres de substances crystallisées

      Paris: Gogue & Nee de la Rochelle, 1784. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 8vo. (192x120 mm). [8], 236 pp. Half-title, 8 folding engraved plates by Sellier after Fossier. Contemporary quarter calf, spine gilt. Somewhat browned and foxed, half title stronger). ----Dibner 92; Horblit 47; Sparrow 93; Norman 1021-1022, Ward & Carozzi, Geology Emerging, 1984: no. 1020; Wilson, History of Mineral Collecting, 1994: 53-6. - FIRST EDITION of the work that laid the foundation for the mathematical theory of crystal structure. Often thought of as the founder of crystallography, Hauy proposed the idea of the crystal molecule and recognized that, based on the discontinuity principle, there are limited varieties of a crystal species. (Dibner). Haüy's first printed book, this work was instrumental in establishing a solid foundation on which modern theories of crystal structure rest. In it, Haüy brought together the advances in crystallography made by Romé de l'Isle, Bergman and others into a coherent structural theory, based on the structural unit, the "molecule constituante" (later renamed by him to "molecule integrante"). Haüy's model depicted crystals as built up out of these molecular units which were polyhedral in form. Haüy also theorized a common "nucleus" or "primitive form" for all crystals of the same "species." This primative form was often revealed by cleavage of a crystal symmetrically along its angles and edges. Haüy's theory of crystal structure changed little in its essentials during the remainder of his career, which went on for almost forty years after the publication of the Essai. (Mineralogical Record online Library). Near Fine.

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        STORIA DELL'AUGUSTA BADIA DI S. SILVESTRO DI NONANTOLA AGGIUNTOVI IL CODICE DIPLOMATICO DELLA MEDESIMA ILLUSTRATO CON NOTE,

      PRESSO LA SOCIETA TIPOGRAFICA, MODENA 1784 - In folio. cm. 38,5x27. Pp. XIX+526+(4). Splendida opera del 1784, la storia della Badia di Nonantola scritta da Girolamo Tiraboschi (1731-1794). L'opera era composta da due tomi, siamo purtroppo in possesso solo del primo tomo contenente tutte le incisioni e pagine ma mancante della carta.L'opera descrive i beni e le proprietà della Badia includendo quindi i territori di Modena, Bologna, Avellana, Solara, Frignano, Cremona, Pavia, Milano, Mantova, Piacenza, Parma, Ferrara, Valfabbrica nella diocesi di Assisi, Nocera Umbra, Sassoferrato. Una parte dedicata allo stato di Modena a partire dal XII secolo, Vescovi di Modena, storia della Badia di Nonantola dalla sua fondazione fino al presente (tra cui descrizione della biblioteca), Delle chiese e dei beni che il Monastero di Nonantola avea in diverse parti d'Italia. Alla fine del volume lista dei vescovi di Modena, Abati del Monastero di Nonantola, abati, vicari. Il testo è impreziosito da più di 43 finissime incisioni su rame nel testo di Carlo Antonini (1740-1821) che mostrano numerose vedute: Nonantola, palazzo seminario abbaziale, Modena, cattedrale di Modena, San Silvestro di Nonantola, Fanano, Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo di Nonantola, Bologna, Castelvetro, Chiesa di san Luca di Camurana, Sestola, Crevalcore, Serra Sant Abbondio, Monastero di Fonte Avellana, e alcune scene allegoriche, delle quali una al frontespizio coperta da velina. Antica firma di possesso all'occhietto. In buone condizioni. Copertina in mezza tela novecentesca in ottime condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso (vedere foto). Legatura in ottime condizioni. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con rare fioriture. Parte mancante al margine inferiore dell'occhietto ma restaurata. Segni di restauro al margine inferiore e a quello destro fino a pag. V. Piccole parti mancanti al margine destro da pag. 309 a 216 senza perdita di testo. Piccola galleria di tarlo al margine di piegatrura da pag. 519 alla fine senza perdita di testo. Faboulous work of 1784, the history of Badia of Nonantola written by Girolamo Tiraboschi (1731-1794). The work was made up of two tomes, unfortunately we only have the first tome containing all prints and pages but without the map. The author describes the goods belonging to Badia so including the areas of Modena, Bologna, Avellana, Solara, Frignano, Cremona, Pavia, Milano, Mantova, Piacenza, Parma, Ferrara, Valfabbrica nella diocesi di Assisi, Nocera Umbra, Sassoferrato. A part is dedicated to the history of state of Modena from XII century, Byshops of Modena, history of Badia di Nonantola from its establishment until present times (description of library also), Churches and goods Nonantola had in different parts of Italy. The text is enriched of more than 43 very fine copper prints in the text engraved by Carlo Antonini (1740-1821) showing different views: Nonantola, palazzo seminario abbaziale, Modena, cattedrale di Modena, San Silvestro di Nonantola, Fanano, Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo di Nonantola, Bologna, Castelvetro, Chiesa di san Luca di Camurana, Sestola, Crevalcore, Serra Sant Abbondio, Monastero di Fonte Avellana, and some allegorical scenes, one of them in the title page covered with tissue paper. Ancient signature of the former owner. In good conditions. Half cloth cover of XX century in very good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine (see the photo). Binding in very good conditions. Inside pages are in good conditions with occasional foxings. Missing restored part in the first title page. Restauration sign in the lower and right edge until pag. V. Little missing parts in the right edge from pag. 309 until 216 with no loss of text. Little worming in the folding edge from pag. 519 until the end with no loss of text. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 1000,00 euro.

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        Compendio della storia della persecuzione mossa contro la Cattolica religione nell' impero della Cina l'anno del signore MDCCLXXXIV.Florence, Gaetano Cambiagi, 1789. 8vo. Contemporary (?) vellum.

      - Cordier, Sinica, col. 842; L

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