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2017-10-28 04:10:57
Wicar
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.
Bookseller: Libreria Rotondi [IT]
2017-10-28 03:31:17
HAÜY, Rene-Just
Eight folding engraved plates. 3 p.l., 236 pp. 8vo, 19th-cent. pink half-calf (first few leaves a little foxed), spine gilt, black morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Gogué & Née, 1784. First edition of the book which "laid the foundation of the mathematical theory of crystal structure."-D.S.B., VI, p. 178. It was due to this work that Haüy was able to properly classify minerals. Haüy held that the characteristic form of the constituent molecule of a compound is due to the forms, the definite proportions, and the definite arrangement of the constituent elementary particles. That is, before Proust, Haüy proposed a priori the chemical law of fixed proportions. These concepts enabled Haüy to unite in one species minerals hitherto considered different, such as beryl and emerald, and to divide groups that had been considered varieties of the same species, such as zeolites. Very good copy. Half-title lacking. Signature of J. Robison, 1787, in upper corner of title. This was John Robison (1739-1805), natural philosopher, inventor, and collaborator with James Watt and Joseph Black, whom he succeeded as lecturer on chemistry at Glasgow. ? Dibner, Heralds of Science, 92. En Français dans le Texte 176. Horblit 47. Sparrow, Milestones of Science, 94. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc. [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
2017-10-28 01:29:45
DE ROSSI Johannes Bern.
Bodoni G.B, 1784. 4 vol. in-4, pp. (8), CLX, 116; XIV, (2), 264; VIII, (2), 268; XXXII, (2), 242. Leg. del tempo m. pelle e ang., tit. e fregi oro ai dorsi. Dedica di De Rossi a Vittorio Amedeo III, Re di Sardegna. Testo su due colonne, con grande quantità di passi in car. orientali. Prima edizione (e forse unica) di quest'opera di straordinaria importanza, fondamentale per lo studio delle ''varianti bibliche'', ''miniera ancor oggi sfruttata dai dotti'' (Encicl. Catt. IV, 1452). Nell'opera, per la cui compilazione il De Rossi consultò oltre un migliaio di manoscritti e varie centinaia di edizioni, ''vengono riportate le varianti più interessanti, tralasciando gli errori dei copisti.., con la traduzione latina e l'indicazione del manoscritto da cui la variante è tratta'' (D.B. It., vol. 39, pp. 205-213). Il De Rossi (nato a Castelnuovo Nigra, Torino, nel 1742 e morto nel 1831 a Parma, nella cui Università aveva insegnato lingue orientali fin dal 1769) è considerato il più grande ebraista dell'Italia cristiana; dalla sua collaborazione col Bodoni nacquero svariate opere, tra cui quella (1775) che ''fece epoca negli annali della tipografia'' e cioè ''Epithalamia exoticis linguis reddita''. Esempl. molto bello, puro e marginoso, uno dei capolavori di Bodoni.
Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco [IT]
2017-10-28 01:12:26
BOSSUET, Jacques-Benigne.:
Paris, de l'Imprimerie de Didot l'aine, 1784. 1784, 4to, large paper edition of 200 copies bound by Derome le jeune, approximately 315 x 230 mm, 12½ x 9 inches, printer's device on title page, text in French, pages: (4), 629, (3) - 2 pages of Contents and 1 page describing the edition, stating that it is limited to 200 copies "avec les nouveaux caracteres de la fonderie de Didot l'aine, sur du papier-velin de la manufacture de MM Mathieu Johannot pere et fils, d'Annonai, premiers fabricants en France de cette sorte de papier". Bound by celebrated French binder Derome le jeune with his ticket on the second endpaper, full crushed Burgundy morocco, triple gilt ruled border to covers, gilt raised bands to spine, gilt floral decoration in compartments, gilt author, all edges gilt, gilt decoration to board edges and inner dentelles, pale green silk lined endpapers. Spine slightly darkened, gilt bright, slight wear to head and tail of spine but no loss of leather, 3 corners rather worn exposing cardboard at tips, some light scratching and light staining to covers, 4 small scrapes to lower cover at fore-edge, front and rear pastedowns have a few small pale stains, early signature and a couple of small ink stains on second blank endpaper, tiny ink marks on half-title, very occasional pale spotting or pale browning to margins, 2 leaves have a little faint brown staining on text, no loss, a few pages lightly age-browned, tiny ink stain to lower edge of last 3 leaves. Contents generally very clean. A very good copy. Divided into 3 parts: 1, an outline of history since the creation to t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A. [GB]
2017-10-27 20:11:32
Schiantarelli del. - Zaballi inc.
1784. Veduta del borgo in cima al colle. Calabria
Bookseller: Libreria Trippini Sergio
2017-10-27 02:18:45
COOK, Captain James
Printed by H. Hughs, for G. Nicol; and T. Cadell [1784], London - First edition. Atlas volume only. Folio (16 x 21 3/5 inches). Complete with two large folding charts and sixty-one plates. Tissue guards still present. Early 20th century half black roan over marbled boards, gilt spine lettering, marbled endpapers to match. Fore edge of maps with a little soiling but not extending into the maps, some (mainly marginal) foxing and toning. One plate with a short tear to margin (not affecting image). Some rubbing to spine cap. A very good copy.ÒThe third voyage (11 July 1776 to 4 October 1780) was undertaken to find the North-West Passage from Europe to the East. After again visiting Tasmania, New Zealand and many Pacific Islands, Cook sailed on to North America, discovering on the way the Cook Islands and the Hawaiian group. He charted the North American coast from Oregon as far north as the Bering Strait, where ice turned him back. On the way back the great explorer was killed [in 1779] in a fight with natives in Hawaii" (PMM)
Bookseller: Nat DesMarais Rare Books, ABAA [U.S.A.]
2017-10-27 02:05:36
COOK, Captain James and Captain James KING
W. and A. Strahan, London. London, W. and A. Strahan, 1784 [first edition]. Quarto, three volumes, collating complete with the 18 engraved maps (9 folding), 6 folding engraved plates of views, a folding table and an advertising leaf at the rear of the third volume. Contemporary full tree calf, spine gilt-decorated with contrasting labels; leather on the hinges and some corners renewed at an early stage, with some wear now to the extremities; inner hinges reinforced; a few old (ink?) splashes to the leading edges; endpapers and adjacent leaves a little discoloured around the edges by the turned-over leather; charts and adjacent leaves a little foxed or offset, with occasional foxing to a few isolated sections; small blank bottom corner pieces missing from two leaves; trifling signs of use and age; a very good set. The large folio atlas is not present with this set of the official account of Cook's third and final voyage. The first two volumes were written by James Cook, the third volume by James King. With the armorial bookplate of John Dixon in each volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB [Adelaide, SA, Australia]
2017-10-26 22:01:05
DE L'ISLE, Guillaume (1675-1726).
Paris: Chez Lattre, 1784. Folio (21 4/8 x 16 6/8 inches). Engraved title-page, 2-page manuscript contents listing 55 maps. 43 fine double-page engraved maps including Lattre's double-page and folding map of "des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique suivant le Traite de Paix de 1783", and Bonne's map of "Des Isles Antilles et de Golfe de Mexique; avec la Majeure partie de la Nouvelle Espagne..." on 3 separate sheets, 12 full-page maps, all maps with original hand-colour in outline, many with additional original hand-colour in part (please ask for a complete list, map of Switzerland torn in half down the central fold). Contemporary tan calf (very worn). Provenance: contemporary French manuscript contents leaf, titles to verso of each map, and numbers to recto, Lattre's map of the United States with an interesting annotation on the verso listing in table form the population of, and the number of border disputes for each former colony since the 'constitution'. An important composite atlas, containing many fine maps dated between 1759 and 1784, by De l'Isle, Buache, Janvier, Zannoni, St. Angelo, Bonne, Jaillot, Robert, Vaugondy, and Lattre himself. Two maps are of the utmost importance, and are present here as superb examples: LATTRE, Jean (fl: 1743 - 1793). "Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique suivant le Traite de Paix de 1783. Dediee et Presentee a s Excellence Mr. Benjamin Franklin..." Paris: Lattre, 1784. 3 sheets joined (24 4/8 x 40 inches; 21 x 29 inches to the neat line). Fine folding engraved map of the United States of America after the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783, wi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Arader Galleries [U.S.A.]
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2017-10-26 19:10:16
CHESELDEN, W
London; Printed for J.F. & C. Rivington, J Dodsley, T. Cadell, R. baldwin, T. Lowndes.; 1784.. Twelfth Edition; Demy 8vo; pp. [iv], vi, 334, [viii] ( index); engraved frontispiece, illustrated title page, forty full page copper plates engraved by Vandergucht, index, contemporary cloth re-backed retaining original spine, title label on spine short title lettered in gilt on spine, good tight copy.
Bookseller: Time Booksellers
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2017-10-26 10:26:01
Crome, August Friedrich Wilhelm
Leipzig, bey Siegfried Lebrecht Crusius, 1784. (12) 408; 232 S., 2 mehrf. gef. Ktn.; 128 S., schlicht. Pp., Gebr.sp., ält. StaT. -- (Holzmann, Bohatta II, 8542). (Humpert 5552). --I. Sieben und vierzig wichtige Fabrik- und Handelsstädte in Deutschland, in Rücksicht auf Cultur und Industrie genau beschrieben; nebst den jedesmaligen Firmen aller Fabrikanten und Negotianten, ihre verschiedenen Nahrungs- und Handelszweige, Niederlagen, Verkehr auf den Messen u.s.w. II. 1) Vom deutschen Fuhrwesen. - Einige Vorschläge, dasselbe zur Verbesserung des Handels bequemer einzurichten; nebst der Beschreibung einiger großen Heerstraßen in Deutschland, welche auf den beygefügten Reisekarten, vorgestellt sind. 2) Von dem Fabrik- und Handlungswesen in den K.K. Staaten. 3) Vollständiger Auszug, aus dem neuen, allgemeinen Zolltarif, für alle Häfen und Grenzzollämter des europäischen Rußlands. Vom Jahr 1783. 4) Ueber den jetzigen Zustand und künftigen Flor des Handels, auf der Donau und dem schwarzen Meer, nebst dem bisherigen Commerz der österreichischen Seeplätze an den adriatischen Küsten. 5) Nachrichten von der großen Post und Diligence im Oesterreichischen. 6) Nachrichten von der kleinen Post in Wien. 7) Handelsnachrichten, Edikte und Verordnungen, das Fabrik- und Handlungswesen in verschiedenen europäischen Staaten, betreffend. Vom Jahr 1783. III. 1) Neue und bequeme Reduktionstabellen, zur Vergleichung der verschienen europäischen Münzen. 2) Zwey, nach einer neuen Manier verzeichneten Reisekarten, welche die großen Heer- und Poststraßen zwischen Leipzig und Lüneburg enthalten. -[ Wirtsc … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Hohmann [Schemmerhofen, Germany]
2017-10-26 09:50:58
(Seehase, Wilhelm Heinrich Friedrich):
Stendal, Franzen und Grosse 1784. 64 S. Buntpapierumschlag im Stil d. Zt. Hayn/Got. IX, 554. - Erste Ausgabe. - Weiß durchschossen. Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR
Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski
2017-10-26 09:32:55
EYBEL, Joseph Valentin.
Wien, J. Edler v. Kurzbek (Kurzbeck) 1784. kl. 8°. 88 S., mit je einem Kupfer am Titelbl., Textanf. und Textende. Neuer Pappbd. Ss. fast fleckenlos u. kaum gebräunt. \"Wernigg 1,276,3755. BSB-AK 12,336. Wurzbach 4,118f. Brandl 2,58. - Eybel (1741-1805), der mit seinem \"\"Was ist der Papst?\"\" die \"\"berühmteste Broschüre josephinischer Tendenz\"\" verfaßt hatte, war, lt. Brandl (57f), ein \"\"extremer Josephiner, der seine literar.\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Theologie, Religiöse Literatur, Katholische Aufklärung
Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker
2017-10-26 09:32:55
EYBEL, Joseph Valentin.
Wien, J. Edler v. Kurzbek (Kurzbeck) 1784. kl. 8°. 88 S., mit je einem Kupfer am Titelbl., Textanf. und Textende. Neuer Pappbd. Ss. fast fleckenlos u. kaum gebräunt. "Wernigg 1,276,3755. BSB-AK 12,336. Wurzbach 4,118f. Brandl 2,58. - Eybel (1741-1805), der mit seinem ""Was ist der Papst?"" die ""berühmteste Broschüre josephinischer Tendenz"" verfaßt hatte, war, lt. Brandl (57f), ein ""extremer Josephiner, der seine literar." Versand D: 3,80 EUR Theologie, Religiöse Literatur, Katholische Aufklärung
Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker [Austria]
2017-10-26 08:48:08
Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet; Marquis De Condorcet (Editor); Pierre Beaumarchais
Kehl, Baden: Imprimerie de la Soci�t� Litt�raire-Typographique, 1784. Leather Bound. Very Good. L 8vo 7.75 - 9.75'' tall. "In French. Famous first posthumous collected edition of Voltaire's [1694-1778] works known as the 'Kehl Voltaire', produced by Beaumarchais, who created a print foundry at Kehl to carry out this great work. Set contains 69 of the 70 Volume 8vo edition (smaller 12mo 90 volume edition was also produced). Volume 23 (Histoire de Charles XII) missing. Volumes 10 and 27 printed 1784, summary volume 70 printed 1789, all other volumes printed 1785. Uniform 18th century calf full brown leather. Spines decorated in gold floral designs, titles, volume numbers, within 6 boxed compartments. Boards have a natural brown mottled leather finish, slanted gold lines on the narrow board edges. All page ends stained a very light yellow finely bespeckled with green. Green silk reading ribbons. Moderate wear of leather at spine tops, light stress wear along exterior leather hinges, some boards show minor leather loss at edges. All interior hinges firm, untorn. Volume 20 upper rear board tip charred. Otherwise no volume damaged or repaired, uniform light general wear. Only endpapers show browned bands along margins from pasted endpaper glue chemistry. Volumes 1 to 69 containing all the works and massive correspondences of Voltaire. Volume 70 contains Condorcet's Life of Voltaire and Condorcet's 'Memoires' of Voltaire, index, and 'Additions et Corrections' to the 70 volumes. Volume 1 frontispiece engraving of Voltaire by Moreau.; Volume 10 frontispiece engraving of Henry IV … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: BookScene [Hull, MA, U.S.A.]
2017-10-26 02:40:33
ALBERTI LEON BATTISTA
GIOVANNI ZEMPEL, 1784. Vol. in 8° grane (mm 290 x 219), frontespizio con marca tipografica in xilografia, pagg. XXVI con dedica, approvazione e notizie sulla vita dell'Alberti, seguono pagg. 565, e 33 tavv. ripiegate in fine. Legatura in pergamena, titolo oro su tassello al dorso, 5 nervi. Copia molto buona
Bookseller: Hobbylibri [IT]
2017-10-25 21:28:33
Georgio, P.,
Moguntiae : ex typographia elect. aul. acad. apud Joan. Jos. Alef. Haer. Haeffner , 1784. 3 Bände 582, 413, 606 Seiten 8° braunes OHLdr mit geprägten Rückenschildern jeder Band mit Exlibris (\"Bibliothecan Capituli ruratis Stiefenhofen\") ; Titel der Rückenschilder: \"Mogono Universa S. Scriptura\" ; gute, feste Exemplare Versand D: 5,00 EUR Th 26678, i
Bookseller: Antiquariat im Baldreit
2017-10-25 19:55:56
L'HERITIER DE BRUTELLE, C.-L.
- Parisiis, P.-D. Pierres, 1784-1785. 6 parts (bound in one volumes). Folio (504 x 340mm). With titles to all 6 parts and 91 (2 double-page) engraved plates (of which 54 after P.J. Redouté). 19th century half calf, spine in 7 compartments with red gilt lettered label. "This is one of the more delightful flower books of the eighteenth century. L'Héritier de Brutelle was an amateur botanist of unusual abilities and resources. Luckily, he persuaded the young Redouté to make fifty-four drawings for his 'magnum opus'. The book is splendid in its spacious descriptions, its charming exotic plates, its implications for taxonomic history; and fascinating as an imposing piece of eighteenth-century bookmaking, with its series of fascicles printed on broadsheets, its bibliographical algebra. It is in 'Stirpes novae' that Luxemburg-born Pierre Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) emerges as an extraordinary botanical artist. He had the great good luck to have the very fine Dutch artist Gerrit van Spaëndonck (1746-1822) as his master in drawing, and L'Héritier de Brutelle as his instructor in 'choses botaniques'"'(Hunt). Although the author had planned to publish more parts (with at least 120 plates), this fine botanical rarity remained unfinished. "Contains illustrations of about 10 Cape plants" (Kerkham, Southern Botanical Literature 1600-1988, No. 384). Apart from Pierre Joseph Redoute the following artists were involved: Prévost, Fossier, James Sowerby, Fréret, Aubriet, Bruguière, Jossigny and Henri Joseph Redouté.Cat. Redouteana 1; Dunthorne 246; Great Flower Books 64; Nissen BBI, 1190; Hunt … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk [Netherlands]
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2017-10-25 14:41:43
Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet):
O. O. (Kehl), De l`Imprimerie de la Société Littéraire-Typographique,1784 - 1789. Exemplar in 69 (von 70) Bänden (fehlend, missing: Bd. 38). Pappbände der Zeit in braun-schwarzer Marmorierung mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf schwarzem Rückenschild sowie goldgeprägten Ornamentleisten; Format: 22 x 15 cm. Die Bände 1, 16 und 70 jeweils mit ganzseitigem gestochenen Porträt Voltaires als Frontispiz; Bd. 31 mit 14 ganzseitigen Kupfertafeln zu Voltaires physikalischen Schriften. Frühe, umfassende Gesamtausgabe der Werke des berühmten Aufklärers, Lyrikers und Dramatikers François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire, 1694 - 1778). Die von Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais herausgegebene \"Kehler Ausgabe\" gilt bis heute als berühmteste Werkausgabe Voltaires. Die Bände partiell etwas berieben, sonst durchweg in gutem, unversehrtem Zustand; bei Bd. 47 kleine Ecke des Rückenschildes fehlend; bei den Bänden 6 und 37 jeweils letzte Seiten etwas feuchtigkeitsrandig; Seiten sonst bemerkenswert sauber (nicht gebräunt), allenfalls wenige Seiten leicht fleckig. In toto gutes, ansehnliches, auch innen sauberes Exemplar dieser renommierten frühen Werkausgabe. Weitere Fotos zu diesem Angebot auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Voltaire Werke Werk
Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon
2017-10-25 14:41:42
VOLTAIRE
Geneve: 1784. 174, [1] pagine. 20x12 cm.Rilegatura coeva a quattro nervi con abrasioni. Interno buono, con lievi bruniture e sporadiche fioriture. Vizio d'origine di rilegatura per le sei carte concernenti le pagine 51-62, le quali risultano orientate al contrario (vedi foto). Piccolo restauro presso il margine inferiore della carta con le pagine 101-102. [M125] Rara edizione ginevrina delle memorie autobiografiche di Voltaire.
Bookseller: Libreria Scarpignato
2017-10-23 16:33:33
BERGASSE, Nicolas
1784 - In-8 (192 x 124 mm) de 149 pp.; cartonnage moderne (Lobstein-Laurenchet). Caillet, I, 979. Édition originale. "Cet ouvrage fut l'un des motifs de la brouille qui sépare définitivement Bergasse de Mesmer. Bergasse y défend cependant Mesmer de toutes les attaques dont il est l'objet, mais il s'écarte de quelques points de la doctrine du médecin allemand, et néanmoins Mesmer lui reprocha vivement d'avoir divulgué sa doctrine. A côté de détails inutiles sur la nature, les Beaux Arts, les moeurs publiques, etc. l'ouvrage contient quelques renseignements précieux sur l'histoire de la fameuse souscription des cent louis" (Caillet). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: CLAVREUIL
2017-10-21 17:38:34
Antique Master Print, titled: 'Master Billy's procession to Grocers Hall.' - Satire on the procession of William Pitt to the city to receive the freedom of the City. Sir Wattey, Master Billy and Sir Barney are named in the image. Etching on hand laid paper. Watermark: Coat of arms with a lily and mongram JW (= James Whatman). Description: Published by W. Humphrey, 1784. State: Only state Ref: BM satires 6442 Very good impressionArtists and Engravers: Made by 'Thomas Rowlandson' after an anonymous artist. Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) was famous for his satyrical prints. His loose and quick way of working was ideal for the depiction of all kinds of daily scenes. He was one of the great British etchers of satyrical subjects. Condition: Very good, given age. Large margins, some foxing and small stains in the margins. An old manuscript annotation ('Mr. Pitt') in ink in the lower margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPCLA-A6-30 The overall size is ca. 15.9 x 11 inch. The image size is ca. 13.9 x 9.6 inch. The overall size is ca. 40.5 x 28 cm. The image size is ca. 35.3 x 24.3 cm.
Bookseller: ThePrintsCollector [Zeeland, Netherlands]
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2017-10-21 13:06:15
Lieberkuhn, Philipp Julius, Hottinger, Johann Jacob, Villaume, Peter
nella Stamperia Penada, Padova, 1784. 29 cm, cartone "alla rustica" coevo; pp. 187, incisione allegorica su rame al frontespizio di P. Vitali, alcuni capilettera ornati e finalini. I primi due testi di risposta al quesito sono in francese, il terzo in latino Molto buono [Attributes: Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Orfeo (ALAI - ILAB) [Bologna, BO, Italy]
2017-10-20 07:04:33
De Saint-Pierre
1784. Consulter nos évaluations Ajouter cette boutique à mes favoris Etudes de la nature 4 tomes complets EO / Traité / De Saint-Pierre / Réf40060 Disponibilité: en stock Etude de la nature 4 tomes complets par Jcques Henri Bernardin de Saint Pierre - Première édition. Chez Pierre François le jeune Libraire. Mention sur la couverture: Fête du 10 germinal an VIII Prix de mœurs école d'économie rurale vétérinaire de lyon. Tampon et mention manuscrite du directeur de l'école le 10 floréal de l'an huit. Couverture rigide, livre relié, T1 623pp, T2 629, T3 574pp, T4 532pp, couverture peine reliure cuir usagée, année 1784, 2358 pages, Format in-12, état du livre: Moyen. Le prix tient compte de l'état du livre. Envoi de votre livre dans un emballage soigné, expédition rapide.
Bookseller: Livres et Books [Jonquerettes, France]
2017-10-18 14:07:46
Guignes, Chrétien-Louis-Joseph de.
1784. 3 text volumes (8vo) & atlas volume (folio). The atlas with 92 engraved illustrations on 61 leaves by De Guines after Deserve and 6 engraved maps (4 folding) by d'Houdan. Contemporary gold-tooled tree calf with marbled endpapers (text vols.), modern gold-tooled half sheepskin, marbled sides (atlas). The atlas untrimmed, leaving deckles intact. First edition of an esteemed and well-illustrated account of China and the Philippines by the French sinologist and lexicographer Chrétien-Louis-Joseph de Guignes. De Guignes lived in China for 17 years, partly as Resident of France in China and consul at Canton. He was attached as interpreter to the Dutch embassy to Beijing (1794-1795), led by Titsingh and Van Braam. His engaging travelogue recounts his experiences in China, with illustrations after sketches that he made on the spot. De Guignes's narrative provides an interesting and personal perspective on the embassy to Beijing. - De Guignes was the son of the distinguished sinologist Joseph de Guignes, and a correspondent for the Académie des Sciences and the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres. He authored the important dictionary Dictionnaire Chinois-Français et Latin (1813). - A German translation of the Voyages appeared in Leipzig in 1809-1810. - Slightly browned, plates in the atlas spotted and slightly dirty, the bindings slightly worn, otherwise in good condition. Cordier, Sinica, cols. 2351-2352; Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique et l'Arabe 3307; Löwendahl 738; Lust 336; Morison II, 104; Reed & Demattè 11.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris [AT]
2017-10-17 12:30:18
Wiegleb, Johann Christian.
Nürnberg. Raspe.1784. 3., verbessert und mit vielen neuen Zusätzen vermehrte Auflage. 21 x 13 cm. 4 Bll., 1744 Sp. Marm. Pappband d. Zeit. mit Rsch. Bestoß. u. mit einigen Fehlstellen, Deckel leicht fleckig. Innen mit handschr. Besitzvermerk von alter Hand, Papier leicht gebräunt, Titelblatt fleckig, angest. u. leicht eingerissen, durchgehend etw. braunfleckig, Buchschnitt teils mit Tintenfleck. Johann Christian Wiegleb (* 21. Dezember 1732 in Langensalza; † 16. Januar 1800 ebenda) war ein deutscher Naturforscher und Apotheker. Er hat wesentliche Beiträge geleistet bei der Entwicklung der Chemie und Pharmazie zur modernen Wissenschaft. Wiegleb, der Sohn eines Rechtsanwalts, besuchte zunächst in Langensalza die Schule und erlernte dann den Beruf des Apothekers von 1748 bis 1754 in Dresden. Anschließend war er von 1754 bis 1755 Gehilfe in der Hofapotheke in Quedlinburg, von wo aus er nach Langensalza zurückkehrte und dort 1759 eine eigene Apotheke eröffnete, die er bis 1796 leitete. Zudem diente er als Senator und später als Stadtoberkämmerer dem öffentlichen Allgemeinwesen der Stadt Langensalza. Wiegleb war ein einflussreicher Wissenschaftler im Zeitalter der Aufklärung und Mitglied der Kurmainzischen Akademie der nützlichen Wissenschaften und der Leopoldina. Er verfügte über ein umfangreiches historisches und philosophisches Wissen sowie über vielseitige Sprachkenntnisse, weshalb er auch als Autor, Herausgeber und Übersetzer tätig war. Neben der Pharmazie beschäftigte er sich mit chemischen Untersuchungen, die er in Lorenz von Crells Zeitschrift „Chemisches Journal“ publ … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: P.u.P. Hassold OHG
2017-10-17 10:18:25
STOLBERG, FRIEDRICH LEOPOLD GRAF zu:
Leipzig, Weidmann, 1784. 110 Seiten mit Titel- und Schlußvignette in Kupferstich von C. G. Geyser nach J. W. Mechau. EA. Goed.IV/1,1034,9; Rümann 1111. Titel mit dem Mottoaufdruck: "Homo sum, humani nihil abs me alienum puto" (Terentius). Gutes Exemplar dieser geistreichen Satiren Stolbergs auf den Literaturbetrieb seiner Zeit mit Anspielungen auf seine Beziehungen zum Göttinger Hain, besonders zu J. H. Voß. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 900 Alter, zeitgen. marmorierter OPpbd. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Antiquariat im Schloss [Schwaigern, D, Germany]
2017-10-17 10:18:25
Stolberg, F. L. Graf zu.
1784. Goedeke IV/1, 1034, 9; Slg. Borst 491; Rümann 111.- Erste Ausgabe.- Satire des schleswig-holsteinischen Dichters, Übersetzers und Juristen Stolberg (1750-1819) unter dem Leitspruch des römischen Komödiendichters Terenz 'Homo sum, humani nihil abs me alienum puto' (Ich bin ein Mensch, nichts Menschliches ist mir fremd).- Zu Beginn eine 'Warnung' an Johann Heinrich Voß ('Wie komts, o Voß, daß jeder seichte Narr in Deutschland deutsche Dichter richten will, und richten darf? .'). Gewicht in Gramm: 500 [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Antiquariat Schramm [Germany]
2017-10-16 14:21:06
FERGUSON, Adam.
Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member [London, United Kingdom]
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2017-10-16 14:21:05
[Shipwrecks - Northumberland]
Sunderland, 28. IX. 1784. 2 pp. on folded double leaf. With red wax seal. Folio. Statement made by the two shipwrecked Aberdeen mariners John Harvey and Daniel Lamond before George Boyd, the Notary Public of Sunderland, detailing how they lost their vessel and cargo off Sunderland Pier in a storm: "[.] these Appearants set sail with the said ship [the 'Peggy'] from Alemouth in Scotland [i.e., Alnmouth, Northumberland] on the 27th Day of September instant about one o'Clock P.M. staunch and in good Condition, and well manned, with a Cargo of Wheat on board, and proceeded with the said Ship to Newbiggen in the County of Northumberland, when about 4 o'Clock P.M. the Sea raged very high, and the said Ship sprung a Leak [.] the water still increasing upon them, they could with the greatest Difficulty keep the said Ship above water; - when the said Ship arrived off Tynemouth Castle, these Appearants let go the Anchor of the said Ship, but the Sea, still continuing to rage with great violence, they were under the Necessity of cutting the Cable [.] these Appearants endeavored to run the said Ship for Sunderland Harbour, (they not being able to get the said Ship into Shields Harbour) but when they arrived off there (viz. about 5 o'clock A.M.) there was six feet of Water in the Hould and these Appearants finding it impossible to keep the Ship above Water any longer, were under the Necessity of running her on Shore on the South-side of Sunderland Pier, in order to save their lives [.]". - While little is known of John Harvey, Daniel Lamond later entered the Royal Navy and died in the B … [Click Below for Full Description]
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2017-10-16 14:17:57
HORDT (Le comte J. L. von)]
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2017-10-16 14:17:57
[HORDT (Le comte J. L. von)]
écrits par lui même dans sa retraite, l'année 1784. A Berlin, Chez S. Pitra, 1788, in-8, cart. papier gris, pièce de titre rouge au dos, non rogné [Rel. de l'époque], mors un peu frottés, conservé dans une boîte moderne de papier vert. 4 ff.n.ch. pour le titre gravé et la dédicace de l'éditeur à Frédéric Henri Louis de Prusse, 365 pp. et 1 f. blanc. Quérard IV, 138. NUC: 3 exemplaires. Édition originale, rare. Rédigés en français par J.A. Borelly (une traduction allemande de G.W. Bartoldy a paru en même temps che le même éditeur), ces agréables mémoires sont l'oeuvre du général suédois Johann Ludwig von Hordt [1719-1778]. On y trouve, pp. 117-119, le récit d'une rencontre avec Jean-Jacques Rousseau à Amsterdam. Après avoir embrassé la carrière des armes, Hordt "joua un rôle des plus actifs à l'époque de la révolution de 1756, qui restreignit considérablement l'autorité royale sous Adolphe-Frédéric, se vit contraint de quitter la Suède pour échapper à la peine capitale qu'il avait encourue, comme membre d'une conjuration formée contre le gouvernement sénatorial, et se rendit alors en Prusse. Frédéric le Grand l'accueillit favorablement, et lui donna un commandement dans ses armées. Hordt se conduisit avec distinction pendant la guerre de Sept ans, et fut chargé ensuite d'accompagner le prince Henri de Prusse dans ses voyages en Russie". Cf. Larousse. Très bel exemplaire à l'état de parution: non rogné et dans son cartonnage d'origine.
Bookseller: Librairie Chamonal [France, Paris]
2017-10-16 14:07:37
Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn [Lübeck, Germany]
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2017-10-16 14:07:06
2017-10-16 14:04:23
GUYTON de MORVEAU, CHAUFFIER, BERTRAND
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [paris, France]
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2017-10-16 14:04:23
GUYTON de MORVEAU, CHAUFFIER, BERTRAND
Dijon, Causse, Paris, Théophile Barrois. 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
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [FR]
2017-10-16 14:04:23
GUYTON de MORVEAU, CHAUFFIER, BERTRAND
Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux [paris, France]
2017-10-16 13:57:15
L'HERITIER DE BRUTELLE, C.-L.
Bookseller: Antiquariaat Junk [Amsterdam, Netherlands]
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2017-10-16 13:50:06
(Reichard, H.A.O.)
Bookseller: Unterwegs Antiquariat & Galerie [DE]
2017-10-16 13:48:44
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2017-10-16 13:48:44
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2017-10-16 13:34:34
[COOK MEMORIAL] PINGO, Lewis
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2017-10-16 13:34:34
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2017-10-16 13:34:34
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