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         Oeuvres Nouvelle édition.

      à Londres. [Paris, Cazin], 1784, 7 vol. in 16, ill. d'un portrait gravé par Delvaux d'après Mignard, pl. veau porphyre éditeur, dos lisse orné, triple filet doré sur les plats, tr. dorées, bon exemplaire. Charmante édition Cazin exécutée avec beaucoup de soin. C'est une des productions de Cazin les plus rares. ¶ Brissart-Binet p.115 - J.P. Fontaine p.232 n°15 "édité par Cazin et l'imprimeur parisien J.F. Valade"

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        Traité curieux des charmes de l'amour conjugal dans ce monde et dans l'autre. [Ensemble] Du commerce de l'âme et du corps

      Chez George-Jacques & J. Henri Decker ; chez Barrois et chez Guillot. French Edition of these two works of Swedenborg, probably translated from Latin (Amor Conjugialis 1768) by Guyton Guyton and not Brumore. Rare. In addition to the end from the commerce of the soul and body: From White Horse spoken of in the Apocalypse. Full sheepskin vintage blonde. Back tooled raised. Part of title in red morocco. Friction. A bare corner. Lack the upper jaw on a cm. Small corner of the lack and loss under two letters of the word love, U and R. Sting pale shower room including margin. Meeting of two works (and the first two of this kind) of the most famous spiritualist and mystic philosopher Swedish Swedenborg. This is after a famous scientist among the most conscientious he lived a mystical crisis at the age of 56 years where he testified that he had dreams and mystical visions in which he dicutait with angels and spirits; it is these experiences that one has these two books. The curious treatise (his first work of this kind) heresy (Mohammedanism) and mental health of the author pointed was accused. The author develops these two books in his mystical theories about the union of souls. Can not be separated from the scientific visionary mystic Swedenborg. He was soon regarded as a universal genius, evidenced by the considerable influence he had, particularly in France on the writers of the Romantic generation, Balzac, who is quoted extensively, and draw him boards to his theory of desire Baudelaire, Cazotte and elsewhere in William Blake, Jung ... and even in Japan, in the book: The Buddha in the north. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez George-Jacques & J. Henri Decker ; chez Barrois et chez Guillot à Berlin et Basle ; à Londres & se trouve à Paris 1784 in-8 (10x17,5cm) (6) 3-206p. ; 84pp. 2 ouvrages reliés en un volume

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        The Royal Society Medal, in commemoration of Captain Cook.`

      London: Royal Society, 1784. Silver medal, 43 mm. diameter; relief bust of Captain Cook on recto, full-length relief portrait of Fortune leaning on a column while resting her hand upon a rudder and globe on verso. The desirable silver issue of this famous medal, the Royal Society's formal memorial to the great navigator. Fellows of the Royal Society were entitled to a free bronze medal, while silver and gold issues were available by subscription only; some were reserved for presentation. L. Richard Smith (in The Royal Society Cook Medal, Sydney, 1982) has suggested a probable final minting figure of 22 gold, 322 silver and 577 bronze medals. An engraving of the medal was printed on the title-page of the second and third editions (and some copies of the first) of the official account.The commissioning of this medal was due above all else to the efforts of Sir Joseph Banks, who supervised 'the minting and distribution of the Royal Society Cook medal as a personal task coincident with the publication of the narrative of the tragic third voyage' (H.B. Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1988, p. 168). Cook's European reputation is borne out by several letters to Banks from the Continent requesting specimens of the medal, including one from Bougainville, who wrote in June 1785 to remind Banks that as a member since 1756 he felt entitled to one (see The Banks Letters, ed. W.R. Dawson, 1958, p. 122). Very good.

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        The Royal Society Medal (silver issue), in commemoration of Captain Cook.

      London: Royal Society, 1784. Silver medal, 43 mm. diameter; relief bust of Captain Cook on recto, full-length relief portrait of Fortune leaning on a column while resting her hand upon a rudder and globe on verso. The handsome silver issue of the Royal Society's formal memorial to the great navigator. Fellows of the Royal Society were entitled to a free bronze medal, while silver and gold issues were available by subscription only; some were reserved for presentation. L. Richard Smith (in The Royal Society Cook Medal, Sydney, 1982) has suggested a probable final minting figure of 22 gold, 322 silver and 577 bronze medals. An engraving of the medal was printed on the title-page of the second and third editions (and some copies of the first) of the official account.The commissioning of this medal was due above all else to the efforts of Sir Joseph Banks, who supervised 'the minting and distribution of the Royal Society Cook medal as a personal task coincident with the publication of the narrative of the tragic third voyage' (H.B. Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1988, p. 168). Cook's European reputation is borne out by several letters to Banks from the Continent requesting specimens of the medal, including one from Bougainville, who wrote in June 1785 to remind Banks that as a member since 1756 he felt entitled to one (see The Banks Letters, ed. W.R. Dawson, 1958, p. 122). Very good ("extremely fine").

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        The Royal Society Medal, in commemoration of Captain Cook.

      London: Royal Society, 1784. Silver medal, 43 mm. diameter; relief bust of Captain Cook on recto, full-length relief portrait of Fortune leaning on a column while resting her hand upon a rudder which is affixed to a globe on verso; a few marks, but very good, in an early (and perhaps original) shagreen case. Rare: one of 322 silver specimens of the Royal Society's formal memorial to the great navigator. Fellows of the Royal Society were entitled to a free bronze medal, while silver and gold issues were available by subscription only; some were reserved for presentation. L. Richard Smith (in The Royal Society Cook Medal, Sydney, 1982) has suggested a probable final minting figure of 22 gold, 322 silver and 577 bronze medals. An engraving of the medal was printed on the title-page of the second and third editions (and some copies of the first) of the official account.The commissioning of this medal was due above all else to the efforts of Sir Joseph Banks, who supervised 'the minting and distribution of the Royal Society Cook medal as a personal task coincident with the publication of the narrative of the tragic third voyage' (H.B. Carter, Sir Joseph Banks, 1988, p. 168). Cook's European reputation is borne out by several letters to Banks from the Continent requesting specimens of the medal, including one from Bougainville, who wrote in June 1785 to remind Banks that as a member since 1756 he felt entitled to one (see The Banks Letters, ed. W.R. Dawson, 1958, p. 122).

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        Portrait of Capt. James Cook.

      London: J.Webber, June 4, 1784. Stipple engraving, oval 120 x 95 mm. a proof before letters; mounted. A Proof impression before letters of John Webber's and Francesco Bartolozzi's fine oval portrait of Captain Cook. This portrait has a very large margin, unusual for this decorative oval shape, which is perhaps more often seen clipped to fit an oval frame. The original portrait of Cook was painted by Webber in 1776 and has been in the National Portrait Gallery in London since 1858. Webber had collaborated with Bartolozzi earlier in 1784 to execute his famous depiction of the death of Cook, and the relationship was evidently a happy one, as they also issued the rare oval version of the depiction of Cook's death as well as this portrait. It is fair to say that the original painting of Cook has not met with universal acclaim: Beaglehole claims that on first viewing his wife exclaimed 'Who is that low villain?' (Beaglehole, On the Character of Captain James Cook, p. 418).Born in Florence in 1728, Bartolozzi arrived in 1764 in England where he worked for the next three decades. He introduced the vogue of "stippled" engraving and this portrait is a particularly good example of his work. It is rare to find any material relating to Cook's famous Pacific voyages, or to Cook himself in a Proof state as offered here. very good.

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        Des caractères extérieurs des minéraux. / Recherches sur la nature et les effets du méphitisme des fosses d'aisance.

      Paris: Chez l'Auteur, Didot jeune, & Barrois jeune / L'Imprimerie de Ph.-D. Pierres, 1784. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Des caractères extérieurs des minéraux. Paris: Chez l'Auteur, Didot jeune, & Barrois jeune, 1784. [4], 82, [2] pp., including half-title, 3 large folding printed tables and 1 folding plate of crystal structures (misbound at end of second work). [Bound with:] II. HALLÉ, Jean Noël. Recherches sur la nature et les effets du méphitisme des fosses d'aisance. Paris: L'Imprimerie de Ph.-D. Pierres, 1785. [2], 184 pp. 8vo (188x 125 mm). Contemporary half calf, spine decoated in gilt and with gilt-lettered red morocco label (boards and extremities rubbed, corners chipped and bumped), marbled endpapers, red-coloured edges. Text crisp and virtually unspotted, some soiling to p.45 of second work. Fine copy of two rare works. ----I. Hoover 689; DSB XI, p.522. VERY RARE FIRST EDITION of Rome de l'Isle's work on the external characteristics of minerals, which was meant as a supplement to his Cristallographie published one year before. In this work, "he stated his firm belief that form, density, and hardness were sufficient criteria to permit the identification of any mineral species." (DSB). II. EXCEEDINGLY RARE FIRST EDITION with no copy recorded at auction in the past 50 years. A work on the nature and origin of noxious and poisonous gases produced in cesspools. Jean Noël Hallé (1754-1822) was a French physician, professor of physical medicine and health at the École de Santé, and afterwards a professor at the Collège de France. He was a member of the French Académie Nationale de Médecine, and in 1795 was elected to the Académie des sciences, becoming its president in 1813. He was also "first-physician" to Napoleon Bonaparte. Hallé was a pioneer of hygienic reform in France, and a catalyst towards educating others as to its importance. He created distinctions between public and individual hygiene, and initiated studies and awareness involving the multiple issues that involve hygiene, such as contagious diseases, health in the workplace, and problems associated with living in a high density urban environment, to name a few (Wiki). Very Good.

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         L'Art de voyager dans les airs, ou les Ballons Contenant les moyens de faire des globes aérostatiques suivant la méthode de MM. de Montgolfier, & suivant les procédés de MM. Charles & Robert. Avec un précis historique des plus belles expériences qui ont été faites d'après cette célèbre découverte.

      Paris, chez les libraires qui vendent des Nouveautés, 1784, in 8°, de 2ff. 142pp. 1f. de table, ill. de 3 belles gravures de ballons h. t. (l'arrivée de M. Charles à Nesle, l'expérience du château de La Muette, et l'expérience des Tuileries), demi-vélin moderne à coins, plats papier marbré, titre à la plume, qq. taches en marge. Exemplaire à toutes marges. Edition originale de cet ouvrage rare sur les tous débuts de l'Aérostation. "L'art de voyager dans les airs, MM. de Montgolfier, lettre de M. de Saussure de Genève, le ballon d'Annonay, du champ de Mars, du bois de Boulogne, MM. Charles et Robert, le Ballon de Hermeau, le Ballon de Versailles, l'expérience du 19 Septembre 1783, discours de M. Charles, etc..." Un supplément de 32pp. souvent attribué à Bulliard a paru séparément et a été intégré au second tirage. L'auteur était architecte à Nancy et l'homme de loi à Lunéville. ¶ Tissandier, p. 11 -Liebmann & Wahl, 1034. - Brockett n°830 - vente coll. Naudet n°489 - coll. Nadar n°32293.

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        La paysane pervertie, ou les dangers de la ville

      Chez la veuve Duchesne. EditionBinders cartonnage bradel the late nineteenth. blue marbled paper. As burgundy morocco parts. spine browned. Copy untrimmed connected on brochure.The ultimately opinion of Volume IV specifies "The perverted farmer makes only one story with that we publish." Ursula, the heroine of the perverted peasant, arrived in Paris where she will alternate episodes of debauchery and honesty. She will experience the worst humiliations (raped, abducted ...) and sink into vice, may redeem, fall again, etc. Here is the announcement on volume IV of the author: "Ursula, in Volume III, revolted honest player by his impudence, his libertinism Chez la veuve Duchesne Imprimé à La Haie (La Haye)et se trouves à Paris 1784 in-12 (11x18cm) 8 parties en 4 volumes reliés

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        Mémoires du Baron de Tott, sur les Turcs et les tartares

      S.n.. First Edition. Each part has its special title page. Full brown calf marbled time. Smooth back wheels with ornate tail and head. Piece of red morocco, and volume number of black morocco. Head cover of Volume I partly missing, with a hitch; that of Volume II with a lack in upper joint. Upper joint of Volume I open; that of Volume II opened the first three boxes. Friction. Corners bumped. Baron de Tott, a French officer stationed in Turkey (attache at Constantinople, then ambassador in Crimea general inpecteur Levant) lived 23 years among the Turks. This book is the testimony, and made his memoirs, he tells both the board of the Baron de Tott and is undoubtedly the first book to give an objective picture of the Turkish nation and Turkish. From his preface, the author, after considerations on the influence of climate on the psychology of peoples (reference to Montesquieu) affirms the importance of knowing and speaking the language of a people, and the need to keep its European bias to describe the manners and institutions of the Turks, which had never been done; that is why we find in this book a wealth of knowledge and new information on the Turks and Tartars; in particular, the many dialogues between the Baron and some lords are particularly relevant for understanding the psychology and the Ottoman culture. Buffer Chateau de la Roche-Guyon. Library. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. à Amsterdam 1784 in-8 (12,5x25cm) LVI, 274pp. ; 301pp. et 252pp. ; 208pp. 4 parties reliées en 2 volumes

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        Gallerie edler Deutscher Frauenzimmer. Mit getroffenen Schattenrissen.

      Buchhandlung der Gelehrten,, Dessau und Leipzig. 1784 - Bd. I, Heft 2. Mit 5 kol. gestoch. Schattenrissen. Kl.-8°. 384 S. Wohl erste Ausgabe. - Hayn-Got. VII, 126 (Rar); Allgemeine Lit. Zeitung Bd. 1-2; Kayser 327. - Seltene, sehr schön augestattete, aus bibliographischer Sicht aber verwirrende Zusammenstellung von zeitgenössischen Frauenporträts. H/G. beschreibt einen weiteren fast identischen Titel mit einem völlig anderen Inhalt (Biographien sächsischer Frauen) in Halle bei Hendel erschienen. In diesem 2. Heft (von 4 wohl erschienenen) werden die Kurfürstin Amalie Auguste von Sachsen, Louise Henriette Wilhelmine, Fürstin von Anhalt-Dessau, Elisabeth Wilhelmine Louise, Prinzessin von Würtemberg-Stutgard, Sophie von La Roche und Wilhelmine Friederike Schneider, Buchhändlersgattin aus Leipzig dargestellt. War das Werk ursprünglich auf mindestens 6 Hefte angelegt, scheint es sich für Autor und Verlag nicht gelohnt zu haben und wurde daher nach 4 Heften eingestellt. Enthält das vorliegende 2. Heft im Pränumerantenverzeichnis noch ca. 200 Vorbestellungen, so schreibt der Autor um 3. Heft "Ist also daran gelegen, daß mehr als 6 Hefte erscheinen, so bitte jedem, dem es darum zu thun ist, dieses Werk bekannter zu machen und Pränumeranten zu sammeln". Das scheint aber keinenErfolg gehabt zu haben. Laut Geisler wurden die Bände in zwei verschiedenen Qualitäten angeboten, einer billigen, nicht kollorierten auf Druckpapier und einer besseren kolorierten Ausgabe auf Schreibpapier, wie das vorliegende Exemplar. - Das Porträt der Stuttgarter Prinzessin gering fleckig, Seiten leicht gebräunt, leichte Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt jedoch gutes Exemplar dieses ausgesprochen seltenen Werkes. Schlichter Pappbd. d. Zt., angeschmutzt u. abgegriffen, Vorsätze mit zarten Kritzeleien. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Description et usage d'un cabinet de physique experimentale

      Chez Gueffier. Second edition, illustrated with 51 folding plates (23 for Volume I and 28 for the second, at the end of volume) on strong paper. Full calf blond glossy contemporary. Back adorned nerve. Part of title in red morocco. Volume numbers gilded and rubbed. Various frictions. Two corners bumped. Good copy, fresh. Extraordinary teacher and demonstrator, Sigaud Background follows the board of the Abbe Nollet (no less famous for his experiments in physics and electricity) which he will succeed, and quickly provides a firm experimental physics early. His experiments are many and engage in many areas, electricity, but also phosphorus, the recipe for toothpaste, medicine ... With time, he devoted himself more fully to his office and his physical experiments even though maintain a teaching activity admired throughout Europe. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Gueffier à Paris 1784 in-8 (12,5x20,3cm) (4) xvj, 396pp. (23Pl.) et (4) 474pp. (2) (28Pl.) 2 volumes reliés

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        A journal of a voyage to the South Seas, in his Majesty's ship in the Endeavour: Faithfully transcribed from the papers of the late Sydney Parkinson, draughtsman to Sir Joseph Banks, BART. in his Expedition with Dr Solander round the World...to which is now added, remarks on the preface, by the late John Fothergill...

      London: C. Dilly and J. Phillips, 1784. Quarto, second enlarged edition, with a frontispiece portrait, two maps (one double-page), and 26 engraved plates with fine hand-colouring and with the uncoloured plates bound in duplicate; notably wide margins, contemporary binding of diced russia gilt, rebacked; Fothergill's Explanatory remarks bound separately in modern calf, the two housed in a cloth slipcase; bookplate of an early owner. Best edition, and this a unique example, of one of the most significant of the Cook narratives: the artist's account of Cook's first voyage and the discovery of the east coast of Australia. The very rare special issue with its engraved plates coloured by hand is a famous and desirable rarity. This most unusual copy has all the plates present in both states, the rare coloured form alongside the more regular black-and-white printings. Only the second edition appeared in a coloured issue, and the second is also the best and most complete version of the book. Material new in this edition also includes a two-page preface by John Lettsom, a lengthy (about 140 pages) extension of the text, a new double-hemisphere world map, an additional résumé of the voyages of Byron, Wallis, Carteret and Bougainville, as well as the summary of Cook's second and third voyages. This second edition of Parkinson is thus one of the earliest volumes to collect information on all three of Cook's voyages. The extra "Explanatory Remarks" and "Postscript" by Fothergill, comprising 22 pages, are in this copy bound separately in an accompanying volume.The catalogue of the Kroepelien collection gives the best explanation of this second edition, noting that while it is commonly said to have been edited by Fothergill, the title-page clearly refers to him as 'the late John Fothergill' (he died in 1780). It appears rather to have been John Coakley Lettsom, who signed the preface, who prepared the edition. The edition is based on the original sheets of the first edition that remained unsold, enhanced with a new preface and a thorough history of Cook's explorations on all three of his voyages, making this an attractive and greatly expanded edition. Some copies of the second edition had another world map added (not present in this copy, nor in one of the other coloured copies that we have handled). It is also worth noting that the separate pagination of the 22-page reply to Banks by Fothergill leads the Kroepelien catalogue to speculate that this was earlier issued as a separate pamphlet and collected here.Only a handful of copies of this coloured version can have been published as the vast majority of copies seen are of the regular uncoloured version. Only about four hundred copies were published of the entire second edition of Parkinson's book. Provenance: Private collection (Sydney). A few light spots or browning and some offsetting, much as usual for this book; generally a fine and large copy with superb colouring.

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        An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England in a series of Letters to his Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni, written under the Impressions of the various Events that affected the Undertaking.

      London, Printed for the author, 1784. ____ Seconde édition, à la même date que l'originale. Portrait gravé de Lunardi et deux planches dépliantes gravées sur cuivre représentant le ballon dirigeable de Lunardi et le système pour produire l'air destiné à l'élever. Exemplaire offert par l'auteur au Prince de Galles (envoi manuscrit sur une page de garde). Joint dans une pochette reliée au contre-plat, une lettre autographe de Lunardi au prince de Galles au sujet de la montre que celui-ci lui a offert et qui, suite à une chute dans la baie de Naples a pris l'eau. Lunardi demande que Mr. Williams, horloger du Prince de Galle la lui répare, afin de l'utiliser pour son prochain vol à la Coruna. Joint un ticket d'entrée imprimé pour assister à une ascenscion de Lunardi. Légères rousseurs sur les premiers feuillets. Magnifique exemplaire en maroquin rouge de l'époque.***** Second edition, the same year as the first. Illustrated by a portrait and two folding plates : « The English balloon and appendages » and « Apparatus for filling Mr. Lunardi's balloon ». COPY PRESENTED « TO H. R. H THE PRINCE OF WALES BY THE AUTHOR » in Lunardi handwriting. - In a silk pocket, bound inside the second board of the binding, is an autograph letter : « To His Royal Highness George, Prince of Wales. The most respected petition of Vincent Lunardi first aerial Traveller In England », about a valuable stop watch presented to Lunardi by him after his ascent from the artillery ground and which was later damaged in a descend in the Gulf of Naples, « being dragged through the waves for three hours ». In this letter all in Lunardi's handwriting, he asks « to direct Mr. Williams to renew the internal part of the Watch, so that, he may enjoy its aid on his next flight, which will shortly take place at Coruna, while the British Fleet is off Ferrol. » The letter is enclosed in a wrapper with seal addressed to « Mr. Williams, His R. H. Prince of Whales watch maker. Pallmall. » - With one printed ticket : « This ticket will admit one person into the (? handwritten word very probably by Lunardi) on the day of Mr. Lunardi's ascension, price three shillings », numbered 300 by hand. Light foxing on first leaves. Error in page numbering: p.25-32 omitted, p.33-40 repeated. Very good copy in a SPLENDID CONTEMPORARY BINDING. In-8. [220 x 124 mm] Collation : portrait, (4), 66, (2) pp., 2 planches h.-t. Contemporary red morocco, spine gilt, edges gilt.

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        A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from their originals . to which are prefixed a history of the language, and an English grammar.

      Printed for W. Strahan, for W. Strahan, J. & F. Rivington, Etc, London 1784 - Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 17 x 11 inches. Last edition to be published in Johnson's life time, last 2 volume folio edition. Bound in full calf, raised bands, ornate gilt tooling, leather title labels. Both volumes rebacked, retaining the original boards. Boards rubbed, with age wear, scuffed, repaired on edges and corners.Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some marking/staining to one endpaper. Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice clean set, in very attractive bindings. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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        PIANTA DI PADOVA

      1784. acquaforte Buon es. EDIZIONE ORIGINALE della più importante e celebre carta della Città.\r\n"Il disegno di G. Valle, eseguito secondo rigidi criteri di misurazione geometrica, è una registrazione molto circostanziata della situazione uirbanistica di Padova (nel XVIII sec.)...testimonianza descrittiva di uno status che, non molto tempo dopo, a seguito della caduta della Serenissima e con il conseguente avvento dell'era napoleonica, verrà sensibilmente modificato.\r\n\r\nGiovanni Valle, incaricato dall'ambasciatore della Repubblica Veneta a Roma, Girolamo Zulian, di realizzare questa carta decise di eseguire la sua pianta su nuove e complesse operazione di rilevamento.\r\n\r\nLa carta fu poi affidata agli inizi del 1782 a Giovanni Volpato affinchè da essa derivasse un'incisione e quindi un'edizione a stampa. Per motivi tecnici la grande superficie del disegno venne trascritta su 20 lastre in rame di vario formato." (Ghironi 1985)

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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., OLwd. 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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        1784 The Plays in One Volume

      Published in London by John Stockdale in 1784 this is a handsomely bound example of Stockdale's Edition of the Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare in One Volume the book contains all the famous Dramatic plays, See photo of contents page for full list the book is bound in a recent Half Leather Binding with marbled paper covered boards, raised bands titled in gilt to the spine, over 1000 pages. Apart from some very minor signs of wear, the leather binding is in excellent general condition, internally some noticeable browning and offsetting to title page, mild foxing within, two edge tears within have been professionally and very neatly repaired with no loss, some marks to endpapers else in nice condition A VERY NICELY BOUND EXAMPLE OF THIS EARLY EDITION OF THE DRAMATIC PLAYS OF SHAKESPEARE IN ONE VOLUME

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        Vols I and II:] Figures of non-descript Shells collected in the different Voyages to the South Seas since the year 1764 . [Vols III and IV:] The Universal Conchologist, exhibiting the Figure of every known Shell, accurately drawn and painted after Nature: with a new systematic arrangement by the Author.

      London, sold at his house no. 16 Great Marlborough Street, [1784-] 1789 [-1812] - 4 vols, 4to (335 x 273 mm), vol I with engraved frontispiece of a shell, engraved title, engraved dedication to the King, two engraved plates of medals, pp 27 [1, blank] letterpress text in English and French, engraved 'Explanatory Table' listing the shells and their sources, the three further volumes with engraved title and 'Explanatory Table' for each vol, with a total of 160 hand-coloured aquatint and watercolour plates (not counting the frontispiece) containing 355 figures, mostly depicting two views of a shell within a quadruple-ruled border; a few faint marginal waterstains on a few leaves, some very occasional marginal spotting, generally a very fresh, attractive copy, bound in contemporary full red straight-grained morocco, panelled in blind with interlocking panels on sides, spines tooled in blind, gilt ornaments on the turn-ins, gilt edges, with the bookbinder Welcher's label on free front endleaves. The rare complete series of plates of The Universal Conchologist, in the large-format 'deluxe' issue (see below). A fine copy of one of the most attractive shell books ever produced. The first two volumes, devoted to shells of the South Seas, were originally published as a separate work in 1784. Martyn then extended the work to four volumes with an additional 80 plates. 'From the introduction to The universal conchologist we learn that it was "to commence with the figures of shells (most of them rare and nondescript) which have been collected by several officers of the ships under the command of Captain Byron, Wallis, Cook, and others made to the South Sea" . When the Resolution and the Discovery returned from the third and last voyage in 1780 [the dealer] Humphrey purchased some more shells, but the bulk of the conchological spoils went this time to Thomas Martyn, a knowledgeable dealer, versatile writer and gifted artist . Unlike Humphrey and other dealers who snapped up the Cook shells Thomas Martyn had more than a pecuniary interest in his purchases. Martyn's reason for wanting to corner the market in South Seas shells was entirely praiseworthy; although he sold many of the shells he had bought, he illustrated the finest in The Universal Conchologist, his magnum opus [and] a work which, for beauty, has seldom been surpassed in the history of conchological iconography' (Dance, A history of shell collecting).Martyn purchased shells brought back from Cook's third voyage, although, as he wrote to Henry Seymer on 9 December 1780, 'I have purchased, amounting to 400 gns, more than 2 thirds of the whole brought home, Nevertheless I do not abound either in the variety of the new or many duplicates of the known ones that are valuable'. As a result, he modified his project and instead of presenting two shells on each plate, presented only one but depicted in two different views. Besides the specimens deriving from Cook's voyages, Martyn included specimens from the collections of the Duchess of Portland, the Countess of Bute, John Hunter, the Forsters, and others.The fine plates were drawn by Martyn and engraved and coloured by his 'Academy' of young men whom he had trained as natural history artists. The plates, each showing a single species in two positions, were engraved in soft aquatint and printed lightly inked, so that when hand-coloured they would resemble watercolours.Thomas Martyn (ca 1760-1816) was a native of Coventry, who lived in London at various addresses, most notably 10, Great Marlborough Street, Westminster, where he established his academy for the painting of Natural History. Besides the present work, his chef d'oeuvre, he published works on a dirigible balloon he designed, and various works of entomology, and colour theory.The complete four-volume work is complicated by various issue points and varieties of format, dating, etc. There are variants amongst some of the plates, some being intended for the standard quarto issue, and others being adapted for the 'select' issue, which is often mounted on la [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Carte Particuliere de l'Isle de Corse

      Artist: Santini Francois Venice; issued in : Venice; date: 1784 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: Perfect condition; size (in cm): 48 x 65 - description: Decorative map of Corsica divided into its ten provinces and four fiefs, with an inset of Cape Corso point, a letter key to the ten provinces and their populations, and a highly decorative title cartouche. After Hubert Jaullot. - vita of the artist: Francois [Francesco] Santini was an Italian cartographer and map publisher based in Venice. He re-issued the works of Robert de Vaugondy, Homann?s Heirs and De L?Isle. At this time, cartography in Italy was commercialy very slow, so Santini, essentially a publisher rather than a map-maker modelled his work on two of the leading practitioners of cartography in Europe, the French map-makers Gilles and Didier Robert de Vaugondy. Their ?Atlas Universel? was first published in 1758, and was much re-issued thereafter. The atlas was a commercial and cartographic success, with widespread influence on map-makers throughout Europe, most notably on Santini, who commissioned a new set of plates, published in 1776, being almost exact copies of the original French maps

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        An historical sketch of Goa, the metropolis of the Portuguese settlements in India. Madras (now Chennai), "printed for the Proprietor, by William Twigg, at the Gazette Press", 1831. Small narrow 4to (20 x 14 cm). With a folding engraved map of the city of Goa (23.5 x 26.5 cm). Contemporary half tree calf.

      - Graesse II, p. 286; Smith & Vining, American Geographers, 1784-1812, pp. 44-45. First (and only early English) edition of a detailed account of the city of Goa and its surroundings on the west coast of India, with a folding map of the city, engraved in Madras by W. Jervis. In addition to the general history and description of Goa, with an emphasis on the Portuguese colonists, the book includes a biography of the author; brief notes on the viceroys, governors, bishops and archbishops of Goa, from 1505 to the time of publication; information on the churches and religious orders; the islands and surroundings; and the people of various social classes. An essential reference for any study of the city and a primary source for the early 19th century. In very good condition and with generous margins, with a small tear in the folding map, the corner of one leaf torn off (not approaching the text) and a marginal stain in the last few leaves, with some damage at the foot of a few of those leaves. The binding is slightly rubbed and has a few chips along the edges, but is otherwise very good.

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        Aerostatica) An account of the first Aerial Voyage in Englad

      printed for the Author.by the publisher, J. Bell., London 1784 - An account of the first Aerial Voyage in Englad, in a series of letters to the Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni, written under the impressions of the various events that affected the undertaking., by Lunardi, Vincenzo. London, printed for the Author.by the publisher, J. Bell.1784. In-8°, piena pelle, dorso a nervi decorato in oro, riquadro aureo sui piani. (4), 66, (2) pp., con ritratto dell' rinciso in rame dal Bartolozzi e 2 tavole ripiegate f.t. raffiguranti l' aerostato ed il relativo apparato per l' ascensione. Ottimo esemplare della rara edizione originale. Era il primo volo che si faceva a Londra; a cui il Lunardi ne fece seguire altri dodici in Inghilterra e Scozia dove fu anche nominato capitano. Firma autografa del LUNARDI sull' occhietto. (Boffito, Bobl. aeronautica italiana p. 256): > Liebmann-Wahl, 1021. Brockett, 7816. Maggs Bros, Bibl. aeronautica, I, 182. Hodgson, History of aeronautics in Great Britain, pp. 121-24. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Riada. Describe la terrible inundación que molestó a Sevilla en los últimos días del año 1783 y los primeros del 1784

      Ofic. de Vázquez y Comp., Sevilla 1784 - Pasta española con ruedas doradas, cortes dorados, formato 8º. XXVI-115 p. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tableaux, statues, bas - reliefs et camées de la Galerie de Florence et du Palais Pitti dessinés par Wicar, peintre, et gravés sous la direction de C.L. Masquelier - volumi 4

      Lacombe, Paris, 1784. Formato cm. 60 x 40. Rilegatura in mezza tela con titolo su tassello al dorso. All'interno gore e bruniture; il volume III presenta il dorso staccato e parzialmente mancante. Stato di conservazione molto buono. I quattro volumi, stampati tra il 1789 ed il 1814, contengono moltissime belle incisioni a piena pagina raffiguranti opere d'arte presenti negli Uffizi ed a Palazzo Pitti. Molto raro.

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        Encyclopédie méthodique. Finances.

      Panckoucke et Plomteux 1784-1787, Paris et Liège - 3 vol. in-4 à deux colonnes de (4)-12-LX-685-(2) pp. ; (4)-787 pp. ; (4)-797-(1)-XVII-(1)-III (1)-IV pp., cartonnage papier bleu, pièce de titre rouge, entièrement non rogné (reliure de l'époque). « Le premier recueil du temps à consulter (.). Il traite de l'ensemble des questions financières dans une série d'articles classés par ordre alphabétique. On ne saurait entreprendre l'étude des finances de l'Ancien Régime sans tenir à sa disposition ce recueil méthodique » (Stourm). Les articles sont précédés d'un Discours préliminaire, ou Essai historique sur les Finances par Rousselot de Surgy ; il y fait l'éloge de Sully et de Colbert et réclame une répartition équitable et proportionnelle des impôts. Dans cette optique Rousselot propose de dresser un cadastre général, à la faveur duquel on pourrait rendre la taille réelle et taxer les terres suivant leurs qualités et leurs produits ; et de suivre le projet des administrations provinciales, qui répartiraient les impôts de la manière la plus équitable et la plus économiqe ; il considère la suppression de la gabelle comme une « belle chimère ». A la fin a été reliée la rare Table ordinale et raisonnée des articles de ce Dictionnaire, desquels la lecture peut servir de traité élémentaire pour chaque partie de Finance, 17 pages. Bel exemplaire. INED, 3970 ; Kress, B 574 ; Stourm, p.23. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        De l'Administration des Finances de la France.

      Paris 1784 - 3 tomes de VI-CLIX-353 pp. ; VII-536 pp. ; VIII- 468 pp. [DU BUAT NANCAY (Louis-Gabriel)]. Remarques d'un Français, ou Examen Impartial du livre de M. Necker sur l'Administration des Finances de la France, pour servir de correctif et de supplément à son ouvrage. A Genève, 1785. In-8 de (4)-182-(2) pp. Ensemble 3 vol. in-8, veau marbré, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et de tomaison en veau citron, tranches marbrées (reliure de l'époque). 1. Edition originale. 1 tableau dépliant hors-texte au tome I : Population et contributions des généralités. Critique de la politique financière de Calonne, successeur de Necker aux finances. Ce livre fut interdit en France dès sa parution et valut à son auteur l'interdiction de retourner dans le royaume. Necker, ministre des Finances sous Louis XVI, fut l'un des principaux propagateurs du néo-mercantilisme, en opposition aux théories physiocratiques régnant alors. 2. Edition originale de la critique de l'ouvrage de Necker par l'historien et économiste Du Buat-Nançay (1732-1787), disciple de Cantillon, proche des physiocrates. Bel exemplaire. Kress, B 752-754 ; INED, 1484, 3358 ; Einaudi, 582 ; Stourm, p. 128. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        An Enquiry Into the Principal Phaenomena of Sounds and Musical Strings Inscribed copy

      Dublin: Printed by Joseph Hill, at the College Printing-House. VG : in very good condition. Rebacked with later calf/gilt spine. Author's inscription on fep. 1784. First Edition. Mottled calf gilt. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 203pp. 2 plates, one folding. Inscription reads: 'For the Right Honourable Lord Viscount Castlereagh from his most obliged and sincere servt'. .

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        Recherches analytiques sur la nature de l'air inflammable

      de XXVIII, 387 et (1) pages Genève, Barthélémi Chirol, 1784, in-8, de XXVIII, 387 et (1) pages, demi-veau vert postérieur, dos lisse (dos insolé et portant, en queue, une étiquette de bibliothèque), Première édition peu courante Dans sa préface l'auteur donne une description impressionnante du travail de physicien : "si la connaissance intime d'un corps est la partie la plus importante des recherches qu'il présente, elle est aussi la plus difficile à acquérir ; il faut vaincre la ténacité de l'union qui lie les parties du mixte qu'on veut approfondir ; il faut retrouver chacune d'elles quand on les a séparées ; il faut les faire toucher au doigt & à l'

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        Select Fables, in Three Parts (Part I Fables Extracted from Dodsley's, Part II Fables with Reflections in Prose and Verse, Part III Fables in Verse)

      Printed by and for T Saint, Newcastle 1784 - , xii, ii, 308 pages, title page with central woodcut, numerous detailed and ornate woodcuts in text throughout, decorative friezes head and tailpieces, including 'a new set of cuts engraved by Thomas and John Bewick deemed superior to any of Bewick's previous productions' (reference The Bewick Collector, Books and Pamphlets, p13, this volume is also known as The Rare Newcastle Edition (reference Bickers & Son 1871 edition), inscription to upper free endpaper "A & E Hunter Hermitage 1801", owner's loose inserts (photocopied pages from The Bewick Collector including additional notes) New Improved Edition , slight rubbing to edges of boards, slight bumping to corners, some rubbing to spine with chipped edges, splits to joints, slight splits to hinges, marking to edges of endpapers, small corner section missing page 83, no loss of text, page 179 misnumbered, occasional marking and foxing, good condition , full calf, decorative gilt rules and gilt titles on label to spine, gilt turn-ins in sixes, 17.5 x 10.5 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memorias e observacões sobre o modo de aperfeiçoar a manufactura do azeite de oliveira em Portugal. Remittidas á Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa

      Lisbon: Academia Real das Sciencias, 1784. Contemporary calf, spine gilt (head & foot of spine worn).. Ownership signature on title p., top corner of pp.87-104 repaired, small wormhole in lower margin of pp. 105-end of 1st work; tear repaired in outer margin of pp. 149/150 of 2nd work.. Together with:- DALLA BELLA, João António: Memoria sobre a cultura das oliveiras em Portugal. Small 4to. XIX, 190 pp. Coimbra, Real Off. Typ. da Universidade, 1786. First edition of both works. Dalla Bella had been invited by Pombal from Italy to teach at the University of Coimbra following the latter's reforms of the institution, and he describes methods for improving the cultivation of olive trees and the production of olive oil in Portugal. Innocêncio III, 288 & X, 153. Azevedo-Samodães 996, "apreciadas e pouco vulgar." (1st work): Palha 443, "opuscule estimé." (2nd work) Simon, Bibl. Gastronomica, 430.

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        IN QUARTO.TROISIEME VOYAGE DE COOK : A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. LONDON 1784

      1784 - COOK, CAPTAIN JAMES AND KING, JAMES : A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN UNDERTAKEN BY THE COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY, FOR MAKING DISCOVERIES IN THE NORTHEN HEMISPHERE TO DETERMINE THE POSITION AND EXTENT OF THE WEST SIDE OF NORTH AMERICA, ITS DISTANCE FROM ASIA, AND THE PRACTICABILITY OF A NORTHERN PASSAGE TO EUROPE PERFORMED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF CAPTAINS COOK, CLERKE, AND GORE, IN HIS MAJESTY'S SHIPS THE RESOLUTION AND DISCOVERY. IN THE YEARS 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779 AND 1780. LONDON (W. AND A. STRAHAM AND G. NICOLL AND T. CADELL) 1784. 3 VOL. IN-4° (330 X 270 MM), RELIES PLEIN VEAU EPOQUE, DOS ORNES A 5 NERFS, PICES DE TITRE ROUGE ET DE TOMAISON VERTES. CHARNIERES FAIBLES, COINS LEGEREMENT EMOUSSES. BEL EXEMPLAIRE DE CETTE EDITION DE LUXE IN-QUARTO. PREMIERE EDITION. LES DEUX PREMIERS VOLUMES ECRITS PAR JAMES COOK ET LE TROISIEME PAR LE CAPITAINE JAMES KING. SOUS LA DIRECTION DE HENRY ROBERTS, CAPITAINE DE LA ROYAL NAVY, QUI FIT DES CARTES DETAILLEES DU PACIFIQUE. XCVI-421PPS-1PP; 12FF-549PPS-1PP; 12FF-558PPS-1PP. ILLUSTRE DE 24 CARTES ET PLANCHES HORS-TEXTE VUES DE COTES DONT 13 DEPLIANTES ET PERSONNAGES. COOK EXPLORE, LORS DE CE TROISIEME VOYAGE, HAWAI ET LA COTE OUEST DE L'AMERIQUE, CANADA ET ALASKA POUR TROUVER LE PASSAGE NORD-OUEST POUR LE RETOUR VERS OMAI ET TAHITI. APRES AVOIR ETE AUX ILES KEGUELEN, TASMANIE, NOUVELLE-ZELANDE, TONGA ET LES ILES DE LA SOCIETE, IL DECOUVRIT LES ILES CHRISTMAS, LES SANDWICH PUIS VERS LA CALIFORNIE ET RETOURNA A HAWAI OU IL FUT TUE DANS UNE RIXE. THIS IS A SCARCE LARGE FIRST EDITION OF THE THREE TEXT VOLUMES (WITHOUT THE SUPPLEMENT VOLUME) CHRONICLING THE THIRD AND LAST OF COOK'S GREAT EXPLORATORY VOYAGES. THIS ANTIQUE SET BOUND,CONTEMP. CALF WITH RAISED BANDS AND GILT-LETTERED RED AND BLACK SPINE LABELS. THE BOOKS. THE BINDINGS ARE FIRM. THE VOLUMES HAVE ENDPAPERS. THE PAGES EXHIBIT OCCASIONAL LIGHT FOXING, WITH OFFSETTING ON PAGES OPPOSITE THE PLATES. THIS WORK IS ILLUSTRATED WITH 24 PLATES OF WHICH 13 FOLDING. APPENDICES IN THE THIRD VOLUME HAVE NUMEROUS TABLES AND LANGUAGE GLOSSARIES FOR THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE FRIENDLY ISLANDS, THE NOOTKA OF KING GEORGE'S SOUND, AND THE ATOOI, "ONE OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS". THERE IS A ONE PAGE ADVERTISSEMENT AT END OF THIRD VOLUME. FOR LOTS WHICH INCLUDE ONLY BOOKS. VERY NICE SET. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flora Rossica seu stirpium Imperii Rossici per Europam et Asiam indigenarum descriptiones et icones. 2 volumes (bound in 1).

      Petropoli (St. Petersburg) 1784-88. Folio. (465 x 285 mm). (4), VIII, 80 + 114 pp. Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece. 100 (of 101) beutifully hand-coloured engraved plates by Karl Friedrich Knappe. The nomenclature of the plants in Latin and Russian. Lacking plate LXXXII and both title-pages. Contemporary full calf. Gilt spine. Covers with gilt-tooled border. Joints cracked (not professionally restored). Book plate on front pastedown. The first great illustrated flora of Russia, initiated by Emperess Catherine the Great. The hand-coloured frontispiece shows Catherine the Great seated amongst the clouds surrounded by cherubs, one of whom is presenting a copy of the book. Nissen BBI, 1482.

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        Carte Particulière des Pays qui sont situéz entre le Rhein, la Sarre, la Moselle et la Basse Alsace, contenant Partie du Palatinat, des Eslectorats de Mayence, et de Treves, des Eveschés de Spire et de Wormes, avec les Duchés de Deuxponts, et de Simmeren, Les Comtés de Sarbrick, Ottweiller, Bitche, Saverden, Falkenstein, Linanges, Veldents, Haut et Bas Sponheim, Les Seigneuries de Bliscastel, Landstoul, Crombach, Reypolkirch, Grevenstein, Kirn, Oberstein, Lixheim, Lautreck, Dagstoul, La Petitepierre et Dimering".

      - Kupferstich-Karte von A.-H. Jaillot bei Jean-Claude Dezauche, datiert Paris 1784, altkoloriert. Ca. 144 x 105 cm (von sechs Platten gedruckt, nicht zusammengesetzt). Hier in Halbleder als Atlas gebunden (ca. 57 x 39,5 cm). Einband restauriert, bestoßen. Minimale Fleckchen bzw. Löchlein, leicht gebräunt und angestaubt. Verlagsstempel. OCLC-Nummer 431784357 (Madrid). FRBNF40720605 (u.a.), LA BW Hohenlohe-Zentralarchiv Neuenstein, GA 105 Nr. 572 1-36, segmentiert. (jeweils Jaillot). Monumentale Kupferstichkarte, zeigt den geographischen Raum zwischen Stadtkyll, Runkel, Philippsburg, Saverne und St. Avold (Kurmainz, Kurtrier, Speyer, Worms, Teile von Luxemburg), mit handkolorierten Territorialgrenzen und Festungen. Eingezeichnet sind ferner Straßen, Wälder und Berge. Zusammengesetzt würde sich eine Karte von ca. 144 x 105 cm ergeben. Unten links Kartusche mit drei Meilenzeigern (französische, große und gemeine deutsche Meilen) sowie Erläuterung der topographischen Signaturen. In der rechten unteren Ecke große figürliche Titelkartusche mit allegorischer Umrahmung. Diese zeigt unten zwei Flußgötter, während oben Fama und Minerva das französische Königswappen flankieren. Nach den Angaben der BNF erstmals 1705 erschienen, hier in einer Ausgabe bei Dezauche, der die Original-Platten Jaillots übernommen hatte. Vorbild dürfte eine etwas ältere Karte Jaillots gewesen sein "Carte Des Pais Qui Sont Situez Entre La Moselle, La Saare, Le Rhein, Et La Basse Alsace " aus dem Jahre 1692 (Hellwig, Mittelrhein und Moselland im Bild alter Karten, Nr. 62.), welche als Zugabe lose beiliegt. Sowohl der geographische Zuschnitt, wie die Platzierung der drei Kartuschen und der Windrose sind weitgehend identisch. Alle Segmente mit kleiner römischer Seitenzahl oberhalb des Oberrandes. Am Rand der Titelkartusche mit Stempel eines Berliner Kupferstich-Händlers "Se vend vis a vis de la Poste chez S. Schropp et Comp. a Berlin". Sehr selten.

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        Minéralogie Des Volcans, Ou Description De Toutes Les Substances Produites Ou Rejetées Par Les Feux Souterrains.

      Paris, Cuchet 1784 - 20 x 13 cm. XIV, (1), S. 16, (1), S. 18, 511 S., 3 num. Bl. Kupferstiche. Zeitgenössisches marmoriertes Ganzleder mit Lederrückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung. Ecken und Kanten berieben, selten etwas fleckig. Titelblatt mit Eckabriß (oder Papierfehler?) unten rechts. Poggendorff I, 724. Ward and Carozzi 781. DSB IV 549. Hoover 292. Adams, Birth of the geological sciences S. 245. Faujas de Saint-Fond (1741 - 1819) gehört zu den Begründern der Vulkanologie, hier vorliegend eines seiner Hauptwerke in einem sehr schönen Exemplar. Barthélemy Faujas de Saint-Fond was professor of geology at the Museum of Natural History. He established that basalt was a product of volcanic action and presents detailed mineralogical analyses of basalt and lava. Edition originale de cette importante recherche dans le centre de la France (Velay et Vivarais). Le dernier chapitre contient un catalogue descriptif des produits volcaniques de l'Etna et échantillons envoyés par D. de Dolomieu.

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        Travels into Poland, Russia , Sweden, and Denmark. Interspersed with historical relations and political inquiries. Illustrated with charts and engravings. Vol. 1-3.

      London, Printed for T. Cadell by J. Nichols, 1784-90. 4to. XVI + 590 s. 2 foldede kobberstukne karter. 8 kobberstukne billedplansjer, hvorav 2 er foldet. 1 tabell. + VI + 631 + (1) s. 3 kobberstukne karter. 10 kobberstukne plansjer. + XII + 342 + (7) s. 2 kobberstukne foldede karter. 1 kobberstukket plansje. Nær samt. brune skinnbd. med 5 opphøyde bind. Tittelfelter i rødt og grønt. Strekdekor i gull på ryggen. Ex libris på forsats. Svakt brunplettet. Schiötz 239 *

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        Hauptszenen der helvetischen Geschichte nach der Zeitordnung gereyhet. 2 Theilen in 3 Banden.

      Orell Gessner Füssli, Zürich, 1784 - 553 + 804Seiten, relié veau marbré de l?époque, pièce de titre au dos rouge, pièce de tomaison rouge sur fond vert, dos orné de fleurons dorés, tranches rouges, cuir des plats par endroits frotté, cachet noir sur les page de titre. Schönes Exemplar.

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        Neue Zeitungen von Gelehrten Sachen, auf das Jahr MDCCXV. oder Gesammlete Nachrichten von allem, was dieses Jahr über in der gelehrten Welt Ruhm- und merckwürdiges vorgefallen. Nebst einer kurtzen Einleitung in die Historiam Literariam und Librariam.

      Erster Jahrgang der bis 1784 erscheinenden Zeitschrift. Das Frontispiz von Krügner zeigt Minerva und Merkur bei der Lektüre in einer Bibliothek. Das zwischengeschaltete Kupfer zeigt eine literarische Phantasielandkarte mit verschiedenen Festungsbauten und einer Belagerung der "Peripateticker Burg". - Enthält alle 12 Supplemente (diese teilweise mit Zwischentiteln und Folgeblättern außerhalb der Paginierung) und der "Beschreibung des Landes der Alten und Neuern. Und des zwischen ihnen entstandenen Krieges". - Beigebunden der zweite Jahrgang: "Neue Zeitungen von Gelehrten Sachen, auf das Jahr MDCCXVI" (Frontispiz, Titelblatt in Rot und Schwarz, 5 Bll., 552 Seiten, 21 Bll. Register, 1 Bl. Errata). Der mehr als die Hälfte der Seite 121 füllende Holzschnitt illustriert leuchtende Nachtwolken (das Wetterphänomen wird auf den Folgeseiten beschrieben). Auch dieser Jahrgang enthält alle 12 Supplemente. - Einband gering berieben, der vordere fliegende Vorsatz fehlt, vorne im Gelenk mit Riss (dieser mit etwas unsauberer Reparatur). Sonst sehr attraktives Exemplar.

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        Les Fastes ou Tableau Historique de la Marine Francaise. Premiere et seconde partie.

      Paris, Chez Belin, Libraire, rue Saint-Jacques, près Saint-Yves 1784. 2 Teile in einem Band. 4°. 2 Bl., 194; 176 Seiten. Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschildchen, Lederecken. Rücken mit ganz kleiner Fehlstelle, Deckelbezugpapier mit Fehlstellen und stärker berieben, Ecken etwas bestoßen. ANGEBUNDEN: J. F. Paul. Mémoire sur les signaux. Brest. Romain Malassis, et Paris, Barrois, An IX. 43 Seiten und zwei mehrfach gefaltete Tafeln. - Vorsatzpapiere gebräunt, sonst innen gutes Exemplar auf starkem Papier. // Contemporary half leather volume, quarto, red title shield on spine, leather corners. Tiny piece of spine lacking, covers and edges rubbed and scuffed, corners a bit bumped. Two parts in one volume. 2 leaves, 194; 176 pp. Flypapers a bit browned, else good and clean. - BOUND in TEXT: J. F. Paul. Mémoire sur les signaux. Brest. Romain Malassis, et Paris, Barrois. X. 43 pp., 2 folded plates. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Bücher des 18. Jahrhunderts, Geschichte 18. Jahrhundert, Geschichte, History, Histoire, Historie, Frankreich, France, Französische Ausgaben, french editions, Maritimes, Marine

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        Historia Política de los Establecimientos Ultramarinos de la Naciones Europeas

      Antonio de Sancha 1784-1790, Madrid - Vol I: XVI, 406 pp. 3 mapas, 2 estados. Repetidas pp. 225 a la 232.Vol II. XII, 252 pp. 4 mapas, 1 estado plegado. Apéndice al Libro tercero, 213 pp. Piezas anexas a este apéndice, 109 pp. Vol III: XII, 336 pp. 1 mapa, 2 estados. Apéndice al libro IV. IV, 68 pp., 1 estado. Vol IV: XVI-607 pp. y 2 mapas.Vol V: XIII, 384 pp., 3 mapas. 138 pp. 1 estado. Interesante obra, rara de encontrar completa actualmente en el mercado, su autor Pedro Francisco Jiménez de Góngora y Luján, duque de Almodóvar del Río (Córdoba, 1727 - Madrid, 1794), utilizó el seudónimo MALO DE LUQUE para escribirla. Diplomático y escritor español, fue Embajador en San Petersburgo (1760-1762), tomó parte más tarde en la campaña contra Portugal (1762) y posteriormentefue nombrado embajador en este país (1763).Comenzó a publicar esta obra en 1784, bajo el seudónimo de Eduardo Malo de Luque, pudiéramos decir que se trata de una versión de una célebre obra titulada la "Historie philosophique" de Raynal. Se le encargó, podríamos decir, el resumirla, modificar algunas partes (especialmente lo referido a España y a la Iglesia católica) y actualizarla con información de los últimos 20 años, para lo que el autorfue añadiendo suculentos apéndices de mano propia, fruto de su experiencia como embajador en San Petersburgo, Lisboa y Londres, como por ejemplo "La Constitución de Inglaterra" y la "Continuación de los asuntos de la Compañía Inglesa de las Indias Orientales" que encontramos en el Tomo II, "El Estado políticoeconómico de la Francia", en el tomo III, "Memorias analíticas relativas á la historia y actual estado de la Rusia" en el tomo IV o "El estado de la Compañía de Filipinas hasta 1790", en el tomo V. Si la obra comezó a publicarse gracias a la censura positiva que Jovellanos (entonces censor de la literatura indiana para el Consejo de Castilla) emitió en la Academia de la Historia en 1783, no se sabe por qué se suspendió su publicación, la mayoría dice que fué por una prohibición de Floridablanca, pero también se ha escrito sobe una reacción contra la Revolución francesa, el convencimiento de que cada vez era menos traducción y más versión, o que se acercaba el momento de abordar el delicado asunto de los establecimientos de España en la conquista de América. En todo caso, el quinto volumen, que debía haber aparecido en 1789, no apareció hasta 1790.Se dice que debería llevar un retrato del Duque de Almodovar en el tomo I, pero es poco probable que fuera en esta primera edición ya que se publicó bajo pseudónimo. El retrato, que efectivamente se imprimió, corresponde a la venta como un tomo suelto, a partir de 1795, del "Elogio histórico" que completa el quinto volumen.Está ilustrada con un total de 13 mapas y 7 estados.Palau lo cita con 1 retrato, 16 mapas y 5 estados, pero creemos que se trata de un error. Palau 147891

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        PIANTA DI PADOVA

      1784 -

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        A New and Complete Illustration of the Celestial Science of Astrology In Four Parts Embellished with Curious Copper-Plates (First Edition)

      Cornhill: Printed for E. Beetham. 1784. First Edition. Leather. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall First Complete Edition. Parts the First and Second are dated 1784; Parts the Third and Fourth are dated 1788. Silby started this work in 1784 while living in Bristol and he completed it in 1788 before moving to London. Frontis. and all plates as called for in the List of Plates at rear. A fragile copy of this very scarce astrological work. Bottom corner of text block suffers from worming, browning and is very brittle in places with a little loss but text is all intact. Pencil annotations to some pages; bookplate to front pastedown. Original binding largely worn back to boards although leather spine with five raised bands is mostly intact. Boards attached by one and two cords respectively. Can be rebound for purchaser if desired; please enquire. Additional photographs available on request. Heavy book. Standard domestic postage covered by default but other services will incur an additional charge. .

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        Les Fastes ou Tableau Historique de la Marine Francaise. Premiere et seconde partie.

      Paris, Chez Belin, Libraire, rue Saint-Jacques, près Saint-Yves 1784 - 2 Teile in einem Band. 4°. 2 Bl., 194; 176 Seiten. Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschildchen, Lederecken. Rücken mit ganz kleiner Fehlstelle, Deckelbezugpapier mit Fehlstellen und stärker berieben, Ecken etwas bestoßen. ANGEBUNDEN: J. F. Paul. Mémoire sur les signaux. Brest. Romain Malassis, et Paris, Barrois, An IX. 43 Seiten und zwei mehrfach gefaltete Tafeln. - Vorsatzpapiere gebräunt, sonst innen gutes Exemplar auf starkem Papier. // Contemporary half leather volume, quarto, red title shield on spine, leather corners. Tiny piece of spine lacking, covers and edges rubbed and scuffed, corners a bit bumped. Two parts in one volume. 2 leaves, 194; 176 pp. Flypapers a bit browned, else good and clean. - BOUND in TEXT: J. F. Paul. Mémoire sur les signaux. Brest. Romain Malassis, et Paris, Barrois. X. 43 pp., 2 folded plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neue Welt-Karte

      Nürnberg Homann Heirs 1784 - The World. "Neue Welt-Karte welche auf zwoo Kugelflaechen die Haupt-Theile der Erde, Inseln, Insel-Gruppen, Theile des Welt-Meers und deren Benennungen, den fünften Welt-theil und neuesten Entdekkungen, nach den Karten und Reise-beschreibungen der . Seefahrer und Gelehrten . der Herren Cook, Forster, Pallas, u. a. m. nebst . kurzen Erklaerung enthaelt". Orig. copper-engraving, Homann Heirs, Nuremberg, 1784. Original old colouring. With title at the top and explanatory notes and 2 tables at the bottom. 47,5:56,5 cm (18 3/4 x 22 1/4 inch.). A map of the World in two hemispheres.

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        Unbetitelt - [Gottvater?]. Rötelkreide.

      67 x 56 cm, 51 x 39 cm, Am Oberen Rand mit hinterlegtem Riss (Klebstoffspuren), in der Querfalz sonst in gutem Zustand. Links unten signiert : Koch fecit, ... vivum 1784 - Joseph Anton Koch (1768-1839), Tiroler Häuslersohn, der sich seine frühesten künstlerischen Schritte selbst beibrachte. Eine erste Ausbildung erhielt er in Augsburg, wo er der Werkstatt des Bildhauers Ignaz Ingerl angehörte. Anlässlich seiner Firmung 1785 wurde er vom Fürstbischof von Augsburg, Clemens Wenzeslaus von Sachsen, mit einem Stipendium ausgestattet. Damit konnte er als Schüler die Hohe Carlsschule in Stuttgart besuchen, wo er eine umfassende künstlerische Ausbildung erhalten sollte. Jedoch sympathisierte Koch ab 1791 mit den Ideen der Französischen Revolution, so dass er wegen "politischer Verdächtigkeit" verhaftet und von der Schulleitung mit der Relegation bedroht wurde. Er kam der Sanktion zuvor und verließ die Schule ohne Abschluss. Koch schloss sich einem Kreis von Jakobinern an, erst in Straßburg und 1792 in Biel in der Schweiz. Seine langen Wanderungen durch die Alpentäler fanden in seinen späteren Landschaftsbildern ihren Niederschlag. 1794 war es Koch mit einem Stipendium seines Mäzens George Nott möglich, nach Italien bis nach Neapel zu reisen. Er besuchte 1795 Salerno und Paestum und ließ sich schließlich in Rom nieder, wo er bei dem deutschen Klassizisten Asmus Jakob Carstens studierte. Seit 1797 betätigte er sich als Zeichner und Radierer und illustrierte Werke Homers und Shakespeares. Nach einem Aufenthalt in Wien (1812-1815) kehrte Koch nach Rom zurück und wurde zu einer der herausragenden Persönlichkeiten im Künstlerkreis der Lukasbrüder, die später unter der Bezeichnung Nazarener bekannt wurden. Koch widmete sich auf Anregung des Malers Gottlieb Schick, den er von der Hohen Karlsschule her kannte, seit ca. 1803 zunehmend der Ölmalerei, worin er sich an den französischen Vorbildern Nicolas Poussin und Claude Lorrain orientierte. Bis an sein Lebensende malte Koch, blieb aber trotz künstlerischer Anerkennung arm.

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        Louisa, A Poetical Novel, in Four Epistles [signed]

      Lichfield: Printed and Sold by J. Jackson, and G. Robinson, 1784. Third Edition. Hardcover. Good. SIGNED BY SEWARD at foot of final leaf. With half-title. [6], 93, [1, blank] pp. Contemporary boards. Third edition. Heavy rubbing, wear, and staining on covers and extremities; joints cracked, front hinge cracked and front cover shaken; contemporary ownership signature; text spotted at the outer margins. Good only. Nevertheless, a scarce volume, particularly signed, with OCLC showing only five copies outside of the United States.

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        A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean Undertaken by Command of his Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere Performed under the Directions of Captains Cook, Clerke & Gore 1776-1780

      London: John Stockdale, 1784. Good -. Captain Cook's third voyage, based on his journals and those of James King, who succeeded him as commander after Cook's murder in Hawaii. The third voyage was undertaken to continue the British survey of the Pacific, but more particularly to search for a Northwest Passage from the western side. Sailing in 1776, the expedition called at Tasmania, Kerguelen Island, New Zealand and the Cook, Tonga & Society Islands, then sailed north and discovered Christmas Island and the Hawaiian Islands. They thoroughly charted the Northwest Coast from the Bering Straits along the coast of Alaska and Canada, as far south as northern California. Returning to Hawaii in 1778, the expedition was at first warmly received, but after departing and being forced to return to repair a mast, trouble developed which led to the tragic series of events in which the great navigator was killed. The expedition continued under King's leadership, exploring the coasts of Siberia and Kamchatka before returning to England in 1780. This publication is thus of great interest as a Pacific voyage, a work on Alaska and the Northwest Coast, for its cartographical contribution and for its handsome illustrations, based on the drawings of the great John Webber. The first edition appears as Howes C-729a; Hill p62; Holmes 47; Sabin 16-250. LACKING the folding "General Chart" of Cook's three voyages. 4 vols. (xii), 370pp, frontis portrait, folding map & 17 plates (&) (xii), 359pp, 11 plates (&) (xii), 400 pp, 15 plates, folding map including a folding "Death of Cook" plate; (&) (xii), 310pp, [2] blank, [35] index, [1] blank, [24] subscribers, [2] directions to the binder, [6] advertisements. Three quarter leather and marbled boards. Boards quite rubbed, marbled paper torn; the marbled paper for Vol. I detached but present, boards warped, spine labels chipped away, some remnants of spine label remaining on Vol. I. (The folding world chart is backed on canvas). Some scattered foxing, some marking to edges of plates, some rippling to late leaves of Vol III, the folding plate Death of Cook not affected, very good condition, the 2 following plates a bit marked at upper edges only. Strengthened at inner hinge causing a crack at page v Introduction, and strengthened An affordable and very early edition of Cook's third and last voyage.

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        Confutazione dell esame del cristianesimo fatto dal signor Eduardo Gibbon; Opera di Nicola Spedalieri Siciliano; Parte 1 & Parte 2

      Salvioni Stampator Vaticano 1784 - 352 Seiten; 226 Seiten; Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind sehr stark bestossen; Buchschnitt und Seiten alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt, auch stockfleckig; der Buchzustand ist altersgemäß. Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1070

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        L' Empereur recoit les hmmages des Peuples vaincus des différentes Horder des Heleuths, des Pourouths, des Faugonuths, des Iourgouths et des Mahométans de la petìte Buckarie

      L' Empereur recoit les hmmages des Peuples vaincus des différentes Horder des Heleuths, des Pourouths, des Faugonuths, des Iourgouths et des Mahométans de la petìte Buckarie, Année 1760. (Conquètes de Kien Loung). Isidore Stanislas Helman. Paris, chez l' Auteur de l'Académie des Arts de Lille en Flandre et chez M. Ponce, 1784. Bellissima incisione originale con cornice in legno.

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