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        La Folle Journée ou le Mariage de Figaro

      A true first edition with all the characteristics of first print: title on the back, list of the eleven booksellers and publisher's opinions on the verso of the false title, false title following the preface with, on the reverse, the distribution of the characters, approval and printing permits at the beginning in dates of 25 and 31 January 1785 in the names of Bret and Lenoir, at the end the two approvals are of 28 February 1784 by Coqueley de Chaussepierre and 21 March 1784 by Bret. At the bottom of the last page: In Paris, from the printing house of Ph. D. Pierres. This true original appeared without engravings, this copy was therefore truffé of the sequence of Malapeau and Saint Quentin of 5 figures, following generally found in later editions, especially that of Kehl.Binding late nineteenth signed B. Poullain in half veal tobacco, pastiche of a binding of time. Back with ornate nerves. Brown veal title piece. Nerves fissures, headgear and bit. Good example, generally fresh with a few scattered bites, especially in margins of engravings.The play had a laborious birth: Beaumarchais fought relentlessly for more than three years to obtain government authorization for publication. Written in 1778, it was read at the French Comedy in 1781, performed privately at the Chateau de Gennevilliers in 1783 and finally presented to the public at the Odeon theater on 27 April 1784.Because of his virulent criticism of the archaic privileges of the bourgeoisie and more precisely of the aristocracy, the work is considered as a sign of the French Revolution.The comedy piece with the frantic rhythm assumes the airs of molieresque bourgeois drama and met a great success with the public as evidenced by the numerous counterfeits published since its publication.Ex libris G. Martinet.Rare original including the 5 figures of Saint Quentin. Chez Ruault Au Palais-Royal [Paris] 1785 in-8 (12,5x20,5cm) (4) lvj, 237pp. relié

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        AÑO CHRISTIANO o exercicios devotos para todos los domingos, días de Quaresma y fiestas movibles del año.

      Andrés Ramírez, Madrid 1785 - 5 vols. 21x15. 4h, 501p,3h = 2h, 448p = 2h, 409p = 2h, 484p = 2h, 549p, 3h. Algo de óxido. Ex-libris ant. poseedora. Pergamino.

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        Erfahrungen vom Innern der Gebirge, nach Beobachtungen gesammlet.

      Dessau & Leipzig, auf Kosten der Verlagskasse für Gelehrte und Künstler, 1785. - Folio (260 x 382 mm). (6), X, 244 pp. With engraved title vignette, 4 engravings in the text, and 8 folding engraved plates (all in original hand colour, some raised with mineral dust). Contemp. marbled boards with green spine label. All edges red. First edition of this famous, splendidly illustrated monograph on mining; also the first geological study of Germany's Harz region. Contains details on mineralogy, fossils, lodes, and mines, as well as "some excellent early observations on chemical geology; obviously inclined to afford those slow and inconspicuous changes in the earth crust the importance that they really deserve" (ADB). Also remarkable for the fine vignettes, engraved by G. M. Kraus after drawings by F. H. Spoerer. These vignettes, as well as Goethe's contributions to the entire work, are discussed extensively in Schmid, "Goethe und die Naturwissenschaften", no. 414f. Trebra (1740-1819) accompanied Goethe on his journey over the Harz and remained his advisor in mineralogical matters throughout his life. The plates, some of which are raised with ore dust, are based on drawings now in the Goethe-Nationalmuseum in Weimar. - Binding slightly rubbed and bumped along the raised bands; otherwise a very clean, crisp copy on superior paper. Includes the second illustration to plate V (Vb, mounted); the window in plate 2, providing a view of the lode in plate 3, lacks the flap as usual. Provenance: from the library of Pfannberg castle in Styria, bearing the stamp of the Austrian industrialist Franz Baron Mayr von Melnhof (1810-89, owner of the Donawitz ironworks and the Kapfenberg steel foundry) on pastedown and title. Hoover 796. DSB XI, 455. Reichardt I, 136. Poggendorff II, 1127. Ferchl 541. Kippenberg 5736. ADB LIV, 708f. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Haarlem - W.C. van Baarsel. ca. 1827.

      HAARLEM IN HAAR MAGERE JAREN Staalgravure vervaardigd door W.C. van Baarsel naar het ontwerp van de Haarlemse landmeter Ferdinand Joseph Nautz (1785-1841). Later met de hand gekleurd. Afm. ca. 65,5 x 97,5 cm.Kadasterkaarten uit deze tijd werd gemaakt als basis voor het heffen van belastingen. De kaart van Haarlem werd echter rond 1827 ook los uitgegeven en voor fl. 3,- verkocht als stadsplattegrond voor reizigers.Haarlem is aan het begin van de 19de eeuw in een diep gat terecht gekomen. Aan de randen van de stad heeft een grote kaalslag plaatsgevonden. Tussen de Voldergracht en de stadssingel is bijna alle bebouwing verdwenen. Ook aan de overzijde van het Spaarne lijkt de stad op een gebit vol gaten. Een belangrijke oorzaak van de verval was de dramatische achteruitgang van de textielnijverheid en bierbrouwerij, al eeuwen de belangrijkste pijlers waarop de Haarlemse economie rustte.?Straten waarin voormaals gelukkige huisgezinnen door den arbeid een eerlijk bestaan vonden, zijn geheel afgebroken en in groene velden herschapen. In alle straten, alwaar voorheen geklepper der touwen en het vrolijk lied der arbeid gehoord werd, heeft thans doodsche stilte de levendigheid vervangen?, aldus C. de Koning in 1807/1808 in zijn vierdelige werk over de geschiedenis van Haarlem. Ons land kon de concurrentie met Engeland niet bijbenen. Daar werden inmiddels dankzij de invoering van de stoommachine, tegen lage kosten grote hoeveelheden textiel geproduceerd.Prijs: ?4.150,-.

      [Bookseller: Inter-Antiquariaat MEFFERDT & DE JONGE]
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        Opere

      Soc.Tip.Nizza & Stamperia Alberti, vienna 1785-95 - 20 volumi in 16, mezza pelle con tit. e ricchi fregi ai dorsi, opera completa, esemplari perefetti, stampati su carta azzurrina (tranne i 3 volumi stampati a Vienna) 20 volumes in 16°, half leather with titles and rich ornaments on the back, complete work, excellent copies, printed on light blue paper (except the 3 printed volumes in Wien). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Redaelli Alberto]
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        A History of the late Siege of Gibraltar

      London: printed by T. Spilsbury; and sold by J. Johnson; T. and J. Egerton; and J. Edwards,, 1785. With A Description and Account of that Garrison, from the Earliest Periods. Quarto (280 × 215 mm). Contemporary sprinkled calf, smooth spine gilt-ruled in compartments, brown morocco label to second, date to foot gilt, edges untrimmed. Folding engraved chart as frontispiece, 9 engraved folding charts, plans views. With the armorial bookplate of Richard Harington, either the 11th (1835–1911) or 12th baronet (1861-1931), to the front pastedown. With the errata leaf. Extremities and joints rubbed, short crack to head of each joint, light stripping to front board, all plates linen-backed, a few with repaired closed tears at the stub or fore edge, pale marginal damping to a few plates and adjacent leaves, only slightly encroaching on the images in plates facing pp. 300 and 346, occasional mild spotting or soiling. A very good copy. First edition of "the fullest contemporary account" of one of key engagements of the American War of Independence (Bruce). "In 1777, aged fifteen, Drinkwater joined as ensign a regiment of volunteers raised in Manchester, at a time of indignant excitement produced by the news of General Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga. The Manchester regiment or, more properly, the 72nd regiment or Royal Manchester volunteers, was not, however, sent to America, but to Gibraltar. The garrison was besieged in June 1779 by a Franco–Spanish force. Throughout the siege, which lasted until February 1783, Drinkwater kept a careful record of events. Thereafter the 72nd, in which he had become a captain, was ordered home and disbanded. From his memoranda Drinkwater compiled [the present work], dedicated by permission to the king. It went through four editions in four years" (ODNB).

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        Ideen zur Philosophie der Geschichte der Menschheit

      Johann Friedrich Hartknoch 1785-92, Riga / Leipzig - kl. 8° 4 Bände, (XXIV) 346, (VI) 416, (IV) 464, (II) 418 S., Orig.-Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung sowie dreiseitigem Grünschnitt Deckel berieben, Ecken bestoßen, je Name a. Vorsatz, kl. Fehlstelle a. oberem Kapital des 2. Bandes - insgesamt in altersentsprechend sehr guter Erhaltung [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des Livres imprimés et manuscrits, de la Bibliothèque de feu Monsieur d'Aguesseau, Doyen du Conseil?

      - xxxvi, 366 pp., one leaf (but lacking, as is often the case, the 12-page schedule of sale & the 80-page author index). 8vo, cont. speckled calf (two corners a bit worn, joints a little cracked but strong), flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Gogué & Née de la Rochelle, 1785. The rare sale catalogue of the great library of books and early manuscripts, many illuminated, founded by Henri François d'Aguesseau (1668-1751), Chancellor of France, a man of great learning. According to the preface of the catalogue he had acquired the collection of the poet Florent Chrestien (1541-1596), and his son Claude (b. 1567). His library passed to his second son, Jean Baptiste Paulin d'Aguesseau, Marquis de Mannoevre (1701-84) who considerably enlarged it. Between the two generations they created a most remarkable collection. The father and son employed fifteen versions of their coat-of-arms on their bindings. The sale included 5583 lots and was sold over a 57-day period. Payne and the Marquis de Méjanes were major buyers. Very good copy, with some minor foxing. Short tear due to a paper flaw to title but with no loss of text. Bookplate of the great French bookseller Georges Heilbrun. As mentioned above, this copy lacks - as does the Grolier Club copy - the schedule of sale and index, but it does have a final leaf in which the auctioneers promise to deliver the index at no charge by the end of May 1785 to anyone who requests a copy. ? Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 405-"cette vaste réunion d'ouvrages importants." Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Books Auctions?1643-1830, 318-(lacking both the schedule of sale and author index). Guigard, II, p. 173. Peignot, p. 76. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller Inc.]
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        Catalogue des Livres imprimés et manuscrits, de la Bibliothèque de feu Monsieur d'Aguesseau, Doyen du Conseil…

      xxxvi, 366 pp., one leaf (but lacking, as is often the case, the 12-page schedule of sale & the 80-page author index). 8vo, cont. speckled calf (two corners a bit worn, joints a little cracked but strong), flat spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Paris: Gogué & Née de la Rochelle, 1785. The rare sale catalogue of the great library of books and early manuscripts, many illuminated, founded by Henri François d'Aguesseau (1668-1751), Chancellor of France, a man of great learning. According to the preface of the catalogue he had acquired the collection of the poet Florent Chrestien (1541-1596), and his son Claude (b. 1567). His library passed to his second son, Jean Baptiste Paulin d'Aguesseau, Marquis de Mannoevre (1701-84) who considerably enlarged it. Between the two generations they created a most remarkable collection. The father and son employed fifteen versions of their coat-of-arms on their bindings. The sale included 5583 lots and was sold over a 57-day period. Payne and the Marquis de Méjanes were major buyers. Very good copy, with some minor foxing. Short tear due to a paper flaw to title but with no loss of text. Bookplate of the great French bookseller Georges Heilbrun. As mentioned above, this copy lacks - as does the Grolier Club copy - the schedule of sale and index, but it does have a final leaf in which the auctioneers promise to deliver the index at no charge by the end of May 1785 to anyone who requests a copy. ❧ Gustave Brunet, Dictionnaire de Bibliologie Catholique, col. 405-"cette vaste réunion d'ouvrages importants." Grolier Club, Printed Catalogues of French Books Auctions…1643-1830, 318-(lacking both the schedule of sale and author index). Guigard, II, p. 173. Peignot, p. 76.

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        The New, Comprehensive, Impartial and Complete History of England: from the earliest period of Authentic Information, to the End of the Present Year. Containing A full, accurate, clear.Account of all the most remarkable Transactions, memorable Events.in which the English have been concerned.to the Present Very Important Crisis. with An interesting and circumstantial Detail of the origin, Constitution, and Present State of this Kingdom, and of our various Conquests, Acquisition, and Revolutions, in various Parts, at Home and Abroad. Also a Faithful Chronological Account of All the Monarchs who have swayed the British Scepter.

      Alexander Hogg, at No. 16, Pater-noster Row, London 1785 - A most interesting copy, augmented with four contemporary manuscript maps with strong connections to James Cook's voyages. The intricate maps are in pen and ink, in the same ink & style as the signature of Henry Salmon, the owner of the book in 1790. This copy was poured over by Mr. Salmon. There are occasional ink spatters and a few minor notations; there is the remnant of his cup of tea splashed onto a page; and his intricate hand-drawn maps are meticulously drawn and strategically placed to reflect the nearby text. Although Mr. Salmon is not listed as an original subscriber, original subscribers include Mr. George William Anderson, editor of the folio edition of Cook's Voyages; and Mr. Arnold, author of the New History of America. This history of England and its rulers is replete with plates illustrating the rulers of every age. The section covering the reign of George II is a very important record of the Revolutionary War in America. This period is referred to in the title as "the Present Very Important Crisis". The images that illustrate this section are most important, for example, the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. The American views include: "View of the Attack on Bunker's Hill with the Burning of Charles Town June 17th 1775"; "Portrait & Uniform of An American General (with) A real representation of the Dress of An American Rifle-Man"; "The American General Lee taken Prisoner by Lieutenant Colonel Harcourt of the English Army, in Morris Country, New Jersey, 1776"; the Engagement of Captn Pearson in His Majesty's Ship Serapis, with Paul Jones of the American Ship of War called the Bon Homme Richard." & "The Unfortunate Death of Major Andre.". Several of the manuscript maps are on watermarked laid paper, the watermark being a crest topped with a crown, with a bell on the suspended from it. They are strategically tipped-in to illustrate nearby text. They include: [Map of English Channel]; showing the South coast of England and the North coast of France. Plymouth is prominent on the map, the launching place of Cook's three voyages. 14 1/4 x 9". Bound into the section on the reign of George II. [Map of present day Indonesia, the Philippines & the north coast of Australia]; identifies divided New Guinea marking the Western portion as an island; Endeavour Straits recorded, Dampier's Coast, on the northwest of Western Australia; place names marked on the Philippines - Manilla, Lobo, "Negroes Island"; Borneo - C. Bad Luck, 5 interior towns marked (Borneo, Lawa, Parak, Plajow, Benjarmasser); Malacca is marked but not marking Singapore; Island of Yap next to Martyrs Group; Java includes Batavia & Japara. The Endeavour River, the site of the grounding of Cook's ship "The Endeavour" is marked, as well as Endeavour Straits. 14 1/4 x 12", folded, wove paper. Bound into the section on the reign of George III. ["New Holland"] including New Zealand and present day Indonesia. On the map of New Zealand, the creator copies the mistakes made by Cook with Banks Island and Stewart Island as part of the mainland. The South Island is called Tovaipoenammoo, the North Island called Eaheu Nomdrve. The East coast of Australia and Tasmania are joined; "New South Wales discovered 1770 by Capt. Cooke" (sic) runs parallel to the East coast. The map marks Botany Bay and Cook's geographical markings all the up the coast. On the coast of Western Australia, Dirk Hartog, Dampier & Tasman's discoveries are marked; Land of Lyons in the south west; Rottenest Island; Red Point (halfway to Shark's bay); Dirk Hartog's Island; Barren Island; Shark's Bay; Williams Bay; Trial Rocks, F. de Witts Land. "New Holland" in the middle of continent. Cook discovered the East coast of Australia in 1770, but it was not until Flinders' & Bass's circumnavigation of Tasmania in 1798 that this misrepresentation began to be corrected. The map of Australia is tipped-in in the section of the George III's reign. 16 x 12 3/4", folded, watermarked, laid paper, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L’ordine dorico ossia il Tempio d’Ercole nella città di Cori umiliato alla Santità di Nostro Signore Papa Pio sesto...

      nella Stamperia Pagliarini, 1785. Folio (cm. 31,2), XXIII pp. con 4 tavv. incise su rame f.t. Legatura recente in carta pergamenata. Timbretto di bibl. estinta al frontis. Ottimo esemplare. Rara edizione originale. Prima opera del celebre architetto e urbanista neoclassico Gio. Antonio Antolini (1753-1841), professore all’Accademia di Brera e membro dell’Academie des beaux-arts di Parigi. Cicognara, 3939.

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        Entomolgia Parisiensis

      Paris, 1785. Fourcroy, Antoine-François de (1755-1809). Entomologia Parisiensis. 2 vols. in 1, 12mo. vii, [1], 544pp., plus 22-page manuscript index in Fourcroy's hand. Lacking title-leaf and conjugate blank in Vol. II. Paris: Via et aedibus Serpentineis, 1785. 144 x 85 mm. Quarter calf gilt, paste paper boards, worn, hinges cracked, spine label chipped; boxed. Light toning but very good internally. The Author's Proof Copy, with his extensive manuscript corrections (some trimmed) on every leaf as well as several notes to the printer; each signature bears in manuscript some variation of "corrigés et tirés" (corrected and printed) or "relisé et tirés" (reread and printed) on the first leaf. Author's Proof Copy of the First and Only Edition, corrected extensively by Fourcroy and with his 22-page manuscript index bound in at the end. A cursory comparison of these proofs to a copy of the final version indicates that most if not all of the corrections were made by the printer prior to publication. We have compared the handwriting in this copy to examples of Fourcroy's hand reproduced in Smeaton's biography and on the Internet, and are satisfied that he himself penned this proof copy's manuscript corrections and annotations. Fourcroy graduated from the Faculté de Médecine de Paris in 1780 and went on to have a brilliant career in chemistry. He was one of the first converts to Lavoisier's antiphlogistic chemistry, which he helped to popularize in his voluminous writings. Fourcroy also had a strong interest in natural history, often doing fieldwork in the countryside around Paris. Realizing that E. L. Geoffroy's local entomology of the Paris region, Histoire abrégé des insectes qui se trouve aux environs de Paris (1762), was incomplete, Fourcroy at first decided to publish a supplement to the work, but "he collected so much new information that in 1785 he published a completely revised edition . . . which contained 300 additional species" (Smeaton, p. 13). The work represents a major contribution to systematic entomology. Smeaton, Fourcroy: Chemist and Revolutionary (1962). Garrison-Morton.com 8943.

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's Historyofscience.com]
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        Saggio Sulla Storia Civile, Politica, Ecclesiastica E Sulla Corografia E Topografia Degli Stati Della Repubblica Di Venezia Ad Uso Della Nobile E Civile Gioventu

      Giacomo Storti, 1785. Leather Bound. Very Good. Venezia: Giacomo Storti, 1785. First edition. Leather bound. First six volumes only. Very good. Light edge wear and rubbing to the boards. Splitting at a few of the joints, still solid. Bookworm tunneling at the bottom of volume two, from pastedown to pastedown, occasionally touching the text but never rendering it illegible. Bound in half-leather with marbled paper covered boards. Blind stamped armorial on each board, though difficult to detect on casual glance due to the marbled paper. Six unadorned panels, save for the second and fourth, containing a red leather title label and green leather volume number. The first six volumes of a twelve volume set.

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        OBRAS PROPIAS Y TRADUCCIONES DEL LATIN CON LAS PARAFRASI DE ALGUNOS PSALMOS

      Joseph y Thomas De Orga, Valencia M.DCC.LXXXV. 1785 - EN ESPAÑOL. Obras propias y traducciones. De Orga. Valencia, [ 1785 ] Esta cuarta edición es considerada la mejor, y la que estableció el texto definitivo. Encuadernación original, pergamino con la primera de guardas sin pegar de imprenta (no des-pegada), limpia y completa. civ + 326 pp. En el lomo, con tinta de la época: "OBRAS / del Mº / Leon" Apenas roces y algo descolorido en el plano posterior. Admirable estado de conservación. Una joya de COLECCIÓN. Size: 15x10.5x3 Cm ( 4 1/4" - 6" inch) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Entomolgia Parisiensis

      Paris, 1785. Fourcroy, Antoine-François de (1755-1809). Entomologia Parisiensis. 2 vols. in 1, 12mo. vii, [1], 544pp., plus 22-page manuscript index in Fourcroy's hand. Lacking title-leaf and conjugate blank in Vol. II. Paris: Via et aedibus Serpentineis, 1785. 144 x 85 mm. Quarter calf gilt, paste paper boards, worn, hinges cracked, spine label chipped; boxed. Light toning but very good internally. The Author's Proof Copy, with his extensive manuscript corrections (some trimmed) on every leaf as well as several notes to the printer; each signature bears in manuscript some variation of "corrigés et tirés" (corrected and printed) or "relisé et tirés" (reread and printed) on the first leaf. Author's Proof Copy of the First and Only Edition, corrected extensively by Fourcroy and with his 22-page manuscript index bound in at the end. A cursory comparison of these proofs to a copy of the final version indicates that most if not all of the corrections were made by the printer prior to publication. We have compared the handwriting in this copy to examples of Fourcroy's hand reproduced in Smeaton's biography and on the Internet, and are satisfied that he himself penned this proof copy's manuscript corrections and annotations. Fourcroy graduated from the Faculté de Médecine de Paris in 1780 and went on to have a brilliant career in chemistry. He was one of the first converts to Lavoisier's antiphlogistic chemistry, which he helped to popularize in his voluminous writings. Fourcroy also had a strong interest in natural history, often doing fieldwork in the countryside around Paris. Realizing that E. L. Geoffroy's local entomology of the Paris region, Histoire abrégé des insectes qui se trouve aux environs de Paris (1762), was incomplete, Fourcroy at first decided to publish a supplement to the work, but "he collected so much new information that in 1785 he published a completely revised edition . . . which contained 300 additional species" (Smeaton, p. 13). The work represents a major contribution to systematic entomology. Smeaton, Fourcroy: Chemist and Revolutionary (1962). Garrison-Morton.com 8943.

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        Beschouwingen van het dierenrijk, voor jonge lieden, ter veredeling van verstand en hart.Leeuwarden, Johannes Proost, [1828]. 3 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a lithographed title-page with a small illustration by D. Sluijter after H.P. Oosterhuis, and 6 folding lithographed plates, each depicting several different species of mammals, birds, fishes, insects and snakes. Original publisher's purple cloth, gold-tooled spine and blind-tooled sides.

      Cat. Van Rijn 343; Saalmink, p. 767; WorldCat (3 copies). Rare first edition of an illustrated natural history book for the youth, written by Willem van Haarst (1785-1853), a school teacher at Sneek, Friesland. It teaches about mammals, birds, fishes, insects and reptiles, of which most are shown in the illustrations. The preface states that the author wrote the book because his other school books on natural science were so well received.Binding discoloured, otherwise in good condition.

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        Le Costume des Peuples de L´Antiquité, prouvé par les Monuments

      Chez Les Freres Walther, Dresde 1785 - Encuadernado en plena piel de época, lomo algo ajado. Pag 418 + 57 grabados. 2 últimas láminas con ligera mancha en los márgenes. Algunas hojas tienen pequeñas manchas. Interior en buen estado [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ROMA

      Roma 1785 - Si tratta di una copia della riduzione di Roma antica del Bufalini edita da G. B. Nolli. Nel margine inferiore, la sottoscrizione dell'editore C. Losi e, nell'angolo opposto, quella dell'incisore Giovanni Brun. In basso, a sinistra, il Pantheon e il Foro di Nerva; a destra, l'arco di Giano quadrifronte. Acquaforte e bulino, impressi su carta vergata coeva, applicata su tela, più volte ripiegata. Astuccio di custodia originale, in cartonato. In ottimo stato di conservazione. Hulsen, p. 40, d. Dimensioni 690 457mm [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Russie en Europe.

      Vienna 1785 - Engraved playing card, with original hand-colour, with engraved place names in French in the lower part of the card. Dimensions: 115 by 65mm. The card features a miniature map to its upper part with a key in French below with references to counties and towns. In this card the suitmarks have been replaced by coloured squares and a number followed by a small square follows each title. According to Sylvia Mann and David Kingsley, following comparison with other sets, this number appears to be a measurement of the area of the region depicted, "possibly in German miles". Mann Collection, 1125; Mann, Sylvia & Kingsley, David, 'Map Collectors' Circle No. 87: Playing Cards Depicting maps of the British Isles, and of English and Welsh Counties', p. 23, No.10; King, Geoffrey, 'Minature Antique Maps', p.162.

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        The British Jewel; or, Complete Housewife's best Companion. Containing I. A number of the most uncommon and useful Receipts in Cookery, with the Manner of trussing Poultry, Rabbits, Hares, &c. illustrated with curious Cuts, shewing how each is to be trussed. II. The best and most fashionable Receipts for all Manner of Pastry, Pickling, &c. with some general Rules to be observed therein, with a Cut, and proper Directions how to lay a Table for four different Courses, in the present Taste, by the Author, and others. III. Directions for making all Sorts of English Wines, Shrub, Vinegar, Verjuice, Catchup; Sauces, Soups, Jellies, &c. IV. A Table to cast up Expences by the Day, Week, Month, or Year. V. Every Man his own Physician; a valuable Collection of the most approved Receipts for the Cure of most Disorders incident to Man or Woman, by the most eminent Physicians in all Europe. VI. The Manner of preparing the Elixir of Life, Turlington's Balsam, Friar's Balsam, the Court or Lady's Black Sticking Plaister, Lip-Salve, Lady Yorke's Receipt to preserve from the Small-Pox or Plague, &c. the Royal Patent Snuff for the Head and Eyes; Dr. Braken's Powder for the Teeth; a Secret for the Cure of the Tooth-Ach, a speedy Method to destroy Warts or Corns, &c. VII. Directions for destroying Rats, Mice, Bugs, Fleas, &c. &c. &c. And a choice Variety of useful Family Receipts: Together With A Method of restoring to Life, People apparently drowned, or in any other Manner suffocated. Also The Complete Farrier, Being the Method of buying, selling, managing, &c. and of the Diseases incident to Horses, with their Cures. To Which Is Added, The Royal Gardener, or Monthly Calendar. With the particular Months when River Fish Spawn, and are most in Season; and the best Method of Brewing.

      London: Printed and Sold by J. Miller, No. 74, Rosemary-Lane. [A new Edition for the Year 1785 - Price One Shilling.] 1785 : , 1785. Twelvemo, 180x128mm. In paper wraps, stitched into a modern tan half-calf binder with marbled sides. 112 pages; signatures A-O4. with woodcuts in text and decorative head and tail pieces. Repairs to foredge margins of first and last leaves, and to foot of page 89/90, without loss of text. Trimmed close to running head in some places without loss. General tanning and marks of use throughout. A very good, crisp, clean copy. Bitting page 524. MacLean page 16. Not in Vicaire. The only copy reported by English Short Title Catalogue for this edition (ESTC T166768) is at the University of Leeds Brotherton Library. (Additional information and photographs available on request.) .

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        Elémens de minéralogie

      1785 - XLVIII, 432pp. Paris, Cuchet, 1785, in-8, XLVIII, 432pp, basane fauve marbrée, dos à nerfs orné, tranches rouges (Rel. de l'ép.), PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE traduite par Gibelin, de cet ouvrage paru pour la première fois en anglais en 1784. Richard Kirwan (1760-1812) cultiva avec succès la chimie, la minéralogie et la géologie et fut le premier à classer les minéraux d'après leur composition chimique. Ex-libris Antoine Dénatière. Une coiffe et coins us. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Striking Likenefs of the Late Captain James Cook, F.R.S.: Frontispiece to Anderson's Large Editions of the Whole of Captain Cooks Voyages &e. complete

      unbekannter Einband Titelblatt aus "New, authentic and complete collection of voyages round the world undertaken and performed by royal authority containing an authentic, entertaining, full and complete history of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages" um 1785 (nicht ersichtlich, ob es aus einer Erstedition ist oder aus einer späteren), bräunlich gerahmt und verglast ( Rahmen finesse, Susanne Stock, Hannover), cremefarbenes Passepartout, der Rahmen weist ein paar kleinere Macken auf, Kartonplatte auf der Rückseite mit Dellen, ca. 52cm hoch und ca. 39,5cm brei, Bildausschnitt ca. 35 x 23cm

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        Institutionum physicae. Editio II.

      Münster in Westfalen, Anton Wilhelm Aschendorf, 1782-1785. - 3 Bde. 8°. (18) 322 S.; (8) 312 S.; (6) 368 S. Mit 5 (dv. 4 gef.) Tabellen und 5 gef. Kupfer. Halblederbände der Zeit (berieben und bestossen). Poggendorf I, 311. - Zweite lateinische Ausgabe, erschien noch vor der ersten deutschen Ausgabe von 1790. Anton Bruchausen (1735-1815) war Naturwissenschaftler und Domkapitular in Münster. - Die Titelblätter mit je einem handschr. Namenszug. Im Schnitt etwas gebräunt, ansonsten nur vereinzelt stockfleckig. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ragguaglio della spedizione della flotta francese all'Indie orientali seguita negli anni 1781. 1782. 1783.

      dalla Stamperia d'Ignazio Soffietti,, Torino 1785 - Sotto la condotta del Generale De-Suffren descritto dal P. Eustachio Delfini carmelitano piemontese cappellano nella medesima flotta e pensionario di S.M. cristianissima coll'aggiunta di particolari notizie ed osservazioni. Volume, fine a se stesso, di questa interessantissima relazione di viaggio nelle Indie orientali, dove l'Autore descrive minuziosamente gli avvenimenti della flotta. Al fondo "Catalogo de' principali bastimenti Inglesi, ovvero Indiani carichi a conto degl'Inglesi di munizioni da guerra, di viveri e merci d'ogni sorta, i quali si conquistarono da' Francesi". Un altro volume, come seguito al presente, venne stampato un anno più tardi, nel 1786, da diverso Autore con titolo: Memorie storiche intorno alle Indie orientali, ed al ritorno in Europa. Grande fregio al frontespizio, vignette e fregi nel testo. Esemplare perfettamente conservato in bella legatura d'epoca. Legatura coeva in piena pelle, titoli e fregi in oro al dorso, tagli spruzzati, risguardi marmorizzati, pp. XVI, 239, 1, in 16° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Physique du monde (ornée de planches), dédiée au roi. Par M. le Baron de Marivetz et par M. Goussier. Tome premier, troisième et cinquième (Band 1, 3 und 5 von 5 Bänden).

      Paris. De l'Imprimerie de Quillau, 1780-1785. - Gr. 8vo (ca. 24,5x19,5 cm), Halblederbände der Zeit mit reicher Rückengoldprägung, 2 unnumerierte Blätter, CXXXII, 248 Seiten, 2 unnumerierte Blätter, 24 Seiten, 392 Seiten, 70 Seiten (Dictionnaire); Seite 117-195 (Supplement III (Dictionnaire)), mit 9 mehrfach gefalteten (Nr. VI-XIV), teils kolorierten Original-Kupferstichtafeln; XV, 8 Seiten, 344 Seiten, 92 Seiten (Lettre à M. le Baron de Marivetz), 4 unnumerierte Blätter, mit 1 Kupferstichtafel. 3 Bände (von 5) dieser sehr seltenen Ausgabe. Vorhanden sind die Bände 1, 3 und 5, Teilband 1 (von 3). Inhalt: 1. Discours préliminaire; Préface; Lettre à M. Sennebier; Idée de l'ouvrage; Essai sur l'histoire de la Cosmogonie; Dictionnaire des termes peu usités dans le langage ordinaire et qui sont employés dans ce volume (70 Seiten); 3. Observations des auteurs de l'ouvrage intitulé Physique du Monde, insérées dans le Journal de Paris du 2 juin 1782; Lettre de M. le Baron de Marivetz à M. Bailly, de l'Académie des Sciences; Physique du Monde de la lumière; Supplément au dictionnaire du volume précédent ( pages 117 à 195); 5, Teil 1 (von 3): Avertissement; Avant-propos; Réponse à l'Examen de la Physique du Monde paru en 1783; Explication des figures (1 planche); Correspondance entre Marivetz et Sallier; Physique du Monde: Introduction (Feu, Création du Ciel, de la Terre et Production universelle de tous les corps). Der Baron de Marivetz (1728-1794) hatte den erstaunlichen Ehrgeiz, alle physikalische Phänomene in eine Encyklopädie zu erklären! Gefragt und gesucht ist diese Ausgabe aber vor allen Dingen wegen der von Goussier entworfenen Tafeln. Unseren Bänden sind die großen von Goussier erstellten und kolorierten Tafeln Nr. VI-XIV beigebunden. Die Gesamtausgabe enthielt 20 Tafeln, wovon unser Exemplar zumindest 9 vorweisen kann. Baron de Marivetz, starb am 26. Februar 1794 in Paris in den Wirren des Terror-Regimes der Französischen Revolution auf dem Schafott. Er begann mit Goussier eine physische Geographie Frankreichs, die über eine Einleitung nicht herauskam (Paris, 1779). Die Idee eine Eiscreme-Fabrik zu betreiben, ging schief und er verlor den Großteil seines Vermögens. Louis-Jacques Goussier (1722 - 1799) war Mathematiker, Illustrator, Graphiker und Enzyklopädist. 1747 wurde er von d’Alembert für die Encyclopédie gewonnen. Denis Diderot bat Goussier zunächst zur Überarbeitung bestehender Abbildungen. Später wurden über 900 Graphiken bzw. Kupferstiche von ihm angefertigt, das heißt fast ein Drittel des Gesamtwerkes von insgesamt 2885 Stichen. "Cet ouvrage complet est très rare, une partie des exemplaires ayant été vendue à l'épicier, par suite du dérangement des affaires de Marivetz et ceux qui restaient chez Barrois le jeune à la mort de l' auteur ayant été livrés à la nation par suite de la confiscation et envoyés à l' Arsenal pour être employés à des gargousses". Exemplare mit Gebrauchsspuren: die Deckel etwas beschabt und verfärbt, insg. Berieben und teils etwas bestoßen, die Vorsätze etwas leimschattig, Band 3 mit Wasserrand, die Seiten teils gewellt, einige Falttafeln mit Verfärbungen durch leichten Feuchtigkeitseinfluß, gelegentlich leichtere Randläsuren und etwas wellig,Titel gestempelt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Recherches sur les Maladies Chroniques, Tome Premier: Sixieme Partie: Analyse médicinale du sang (pp.346-588).

      Paris , Chez P. Théophile Barrois le jeune, 1785, 8, 592 pp., Ledereinband d.Zt. First Edition of Recherches sur les maladies chroniques, leurs rapports avec les maladies aiguës, leurs périodes, leur nature, et sur la manière dont on les traite aux eaux minérales de Barèges et des autres sources de l'Aquitaine, par messire Antoine de Bordeu,. M. Théophile de Bordeu,. M. François de Bordeu,. Tome Ier contenant la théorie générale des maladies et l'analyse médicinale du sang (all. publ.)Théophile de Bordeu (1882-1776), a friend of Diderot and the encyclopedists "first conceived the idea of internal secretion by his hypothesis that every organ, tissue, and cell discharges into the blood products which influence other parts of the body. His work was published in a collective volume by three physicians from his family: Antoine de Bordeu (1696-17..), Théophile de Bordeu (1722-1776, and François de Bordeu (1734-17..) Théophile's Analyse médicinale du sang appeared as part six of the book (pp. 346-588). In the first edition he was not specifically credited as author."Bordeu has been called the founder of endocrinology and of modern hydrotherapy: this volume includes contributions to both of these fields. "De Bordeu first conceived the idea of internal secretion by his hypothesis that every organ, tissue, and cell discharges into the blood."Heirs of Hippocrates No. 823.7 Garrison & Morton No.1117 C. Dreyfus, Some milestones in the history of hematology, p. 21, 75

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        Almidelig udkast af krigens skueplads, eller geographisk, topographisk og historisk beskrivelse over kongerigerne: Danmark, Norge og Sverrig samt deres tydske provindser, som indledning til kong Fredrik IV krigs-historie, skreve og forsynet med et landkort af Heinrich Otto Scheel /./ fordansket ved Thomas Thaarup.

      - Köpenhamn, August Friderik Stein, 1785. 4:o. (16),+ 656,+ (8) s.+ stor utvikbar grav. karta över Skandinavien. Titelsidan och sidan 1 med graverade vinjetter. Enstaka lagerfläckar, något mer fläckar på s. 593-599. Samtida skinnband, något nött guldornerad rygg med upphöjda bind, pärmar med guldram, gula snitt. Fina brokadpärmpapper. Ur Gustaf d?Albedyhlls bibliotek, med hans exlibris, och ur Ericsbergs, med Carl Jedvard Bondes exlibris klistrat över d?Albedyhlls. Fint exemplar på bättre papper. Bibl. danica III, sp. 277. Setterwall 5176 & 5652. Carlander III, s. 88f. Allt som utkom av detta ambitiösa projekt. Meningen var att det skulle fortsätta fram till stora nordiska kriget, men vid sitt avsked som dansk generalmajor, 1787, måste Scheel (1745-1808) till danska generalstaben lämna ifrån sig alla sina papper och manus, och där lär fortfarande ett manuskript till en fortsättning ligga. d?Albedyhlls exlibris i den större variant 1 med devisen ?Mors sine musis vita?.

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        Versuch über die Verwandtschaften der homöopatischen Arzneien, nebst einer abgekürzten Uebersicht ihrer Eigenthümlichkeiten und Hauptwirkungen

      XIV, 1 Bl., 266 S. Pappband d. Zt. Bönninghausen (1785-1864) zählt zu den berühmtesten und einflussreichsten Homöopathen nach Hahnemann zu seinen bekanntesten Patienten zählten u. a. Eugenie von Frankreich und Annette von Droste-Hülshoff. Auch führte er als einer der ersten Homöopathen Tierheilungen durch. - Stärker berieben und bestoßen, Block etwas verschoben. Vorsätze und Titel verso (durchschlagend) von alter Hand mit homöopathischen Anweisungen eng beschrieben. Tls. fleckig, insgesamt stärker gebauchsspurig, der Erstbesitzer war wohl ein früher Homöopathe, der mit dem Werk intensiv gearbeitet hat.

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        Select Views in India, drawn on the Spot, in the Years 1780, 1781, 1782, and 1783, and Executed in Aqua Tinta.

      London William Hodges -1788 1785 - Folio (56.5 x 44cm). Single-volume issue with title-page, dedication and text in French and English, 48 aquatint plates, printed in bistre, by and after Hodges. (Lacking list of plates in vol.I, title and list of plates in vol.II and the map of the River Ganges, Jumna, Goomty & Gogra, some plates with marginal waterstaining, scattered light spotting.) Contemporary tree calf, rebacked, corners and edges reapired, an attractive example. First edition. A landmark in topographical book illustration, the first of the great view books of India. 'Probably but not certainly' (Abbey) the first issue with fewer text leaves than the later issue, and without the publisher's imprint and uncoloured. Contains the first substantial series of aquatint views of India, including the first printed depiction of the Taj Mahal (shown in the background of plate 16 'A View of the Fort of Agra'). Following the increasing affluence of life in the cities as the Presidencies of Madras, Bombay, and Bengal developed during the eighteenth century, British portrait artists were attracted to India by the prospect of patronage, amongst these were John Zoffany, Tilly Kettle, and Ozias Humphrey. It was not until 1780, however, that the first person to practice professionally as a landscape artist came to India, namely William Hodges, formerly the official artist on Captain Cook's second voyage to the South Seas, and a pupil of Richard Wilson. Hodgers disembarked at Madras and made his way to Calcutta in 1781 where he met Warren Hastings who became his life-long friend and patron. Many public buildings and mansions were under construction in Calcutta at this time and the city made an immediate impression upon him: "The vessel has no sooner gained one other reach of the river than the whole city of Calcutta burst upon the eye". He likened the various colonnades of the city to Grecian temples and was completely captivated by Indian, as opposed to British, architecture. In the same year Hodges made three journeys up-country, recording his observations. Arriving back in London in 1784, he single-handedly produced the prints for this publication from his drawings and paintings. The aquatint technique, then in its infancy, was used with exceptional fluency by Hodges to preserve the atmospheric quality of his original sketches. The series was published inn 12 parts between 1785 and 1788, with a description of each scene in English and French. The first part was probably published by Hodges, the next six parts were published by John Wells until August 1787, when another publisher, J. Grives, took over. Except for a view of Tanjore in the south, all the prints are based on drawings made during Hodges northern tours. Abbey Travel 416; Tooley 263. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Album of Turkish Watercolours

      Istanbul or Madrid 1785 - In folio (37 x 25.5 cm). 1 [blank except from ownership inscription] + 25 ff. with drawings + 1 [blank]. Contemporary Spanish calf, spine tolled in gilt with simple flowery pattern, head and foot with tiny loss. Each drawing mounted on a larger leave, done at the time of binding, possibly contemporary or late 18th century. A splendid album, signed and dated by the artist, with original artwork, and historically significant. Joseph Cardero made the album during his stay in Istanbul, as part of the first Embassy sent by the Spanish Crown to the Ottoman Empire. Spain had been in a virtual state of war with the Ottoman Empire since the 16th century, thus, virtually no contact between them had occurred. For the first time, by the 18th century, both powers signed a peace treatise called the Treatise of Constantinople (1782); its aim was peace, amity, and commerce. As per its political significance, it may be regarded as the greatest external affair s achievement of King Charles III. By 1784, the King ordered an Embassy to visit the Turkish capital, and Commander Don Gabriel Aristizabal (1743 – 1805) was appointed as its leader; in 1790 a work narrating the journey was published under the title Viage a Constantinopla. This embassy is important for two reasons, it was to open the Levant for commerce with Spain, and it would be the first recognizance by the Spanish of the Ottoman Empire. Aristizabal presented to the King himself a relation of what he had seen on the embassy. Cardero (1766 – 1811) was a Spanish draughtsman, artist, explorer and mapmaker; by 1785 he was working in Valetta (Malta), probably when the expeditionary embassy recruited him, to travel to the Mediterranean. Very little is known about him from his early years, however this album shows an artistic skill that would soon gain him a position as draughtsman in the expedition lead by Malaspina, in 1789. Cardero was appointed by Malaspina to be one of the official artists of the expedition. After travelling to Alaska, he was assigned to accompany Valdés and Galiano during their circumnavigation of Vancouver Island –getting to work with Vancouver himself. During the voyage, Cardero produced charts based on survey sketches and composed numerous drawings and watercolours of the region's dramatic scenery. Subsequently, many of Cardero's artworks formed the basis for the grand paintings of Fernando Brambila. Iconographically, the album has the virtue of being absolutely original artwork, and amongst the first Spanish artistic rendering of Turkish costumes, manners, dressing, and religious attires. Composed of 25 drawings, each mounted on a larger heavy-laid paper; each drawing is contained within a double frame in red and yellow, numbered at the upper right corner and captioned in Spanish with the title or identification of the person portrayed –actually, his position or what he represents. Most of the drawings –all clearly by the same hand- are dated and signed "Josef Cardero". The drawings are entitled: Gran Señor, Gran Visir, Legista, Gefa de los Sultanes, Sultana, Capitan Baxa, Henuco Negro (black eunuch), Reis effendi o Ministro de Estado, Primer Dragoman de la Puerta, Porta sable, Turca en casa, Asistenta de un baño, Turca en la calle, Turca de espaldas, Griega en la calle, Ranca (the one on a different paper, with a different frame and more stylish, possibly a proof for a new presentation album), Coronel de Genisaros, Genisaro, Oficial de Aguadores, Vostanchi, Turco, ff. 23 unnamed (a prisoner being punished), Hebrea en la calle, Hebreo en la calle. The rarity of the album is considerable, it is unrecorded and an unprecedented new link to Ottoman s iconography. Extensive collections such as Blackmer s counted only 14 such albums, and only one from the 18th century. The collection of Selfik Atabey had as well only one 18th century costumes album. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Hamisha Humshey Torah. [Pentateuch].

      London Alexander A. and Son 1785 - First Edition. 5 Volumes. Small quarto (20.5 x 12 cm), Vol. I [133]pp., Vol. II [117]pp., Vol. III [87]pp., Vol. IV [99]pp., Vol. V [89]pp., engraved frontispiece to each volume. Text in Hebrew and English. Contemporary tree-calf, marbled endpapers, gilt spines. Lightly browned, edges rubbed, Vol. II rebacked, with red and gilt supralibros of Abraham Goldsmid on front cover. First Hebrew Pentateuch with English Translation by a Jew. For many years after the resettlement of Jews in England in the mid-seventeenth century, the Sephardic community of London continued to use the Spanish and Portuguese translations of the holy texts. However, with the progressive Anglicisation of the Jews in England there was a growing demand for an English translation, suitable for Jewish educational needs (at the time the only available English translation was the "authorised" King James version, which was oriented to the Christian audience). Alexander's version provided a counter version, aimed at a Jewish audience, translated by a Jew, with the Hebrew original and the English translation printed side by side. Alexander Alexander (Alexander ben Judah Leib) was one of the pioneers of the Hebrew printing in London, active in the 18th-19th centuries. He had established his Hebrew press in London in 1770 and published the first bilingual Hebrew-English Common Prayer-book and Haggadah, prior to the publishing of the Pentateuch. This copy was formerly in the collection of the British Jewish financier and philanthropist Abraham Goldsmid, carrying his red and gilt supralibros on the front cover of the second volume. Vinograd, London 108; Steinschneider 925, Roth B8:27. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        New dictionary of natural history, or compleatuniversal display of animated nature. With accurate representations of the most courios and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured

      100 handkolorierte Kupferstichen vollständig Very rare edition of the major work by the natural scientist Frederic Martyn, 1785 A.D. AUTHOR: William Frederic Martyn (1758-1837) was a famous natural scienist of the 18th. c. resp. of the early 19.th. c. TITLE: "New dictionary of natural history, or compleatuniversal display of animated nature. With accurate representations of the most courios and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured" PRINTER / PUBLISHING HOUSE: Harrison & Co., London, 1785 A.D. see literature Nissen ZBI 2729 Freeman 2510 Wood 453. DESCRIPTION: William Frederic Martyn, in 2 volumes, printed in London. In these books there are 100 fullpaged and fine contemporary handcoloured copper engravings of animals. The work from A to Z described many kinds of animals. This is the first edition! There are for example pictures of birds, butterflies, insects, beetles, shells, amphibians and fishes as well as numerous kinds from the range of the quadruped. The two volumes are absolutely complete in their description and in the number of copper engravings. Probably at the second volume an alphabetical index is missing. BINDING: - 2 magnificent binding in calf leather with gilt stamped titles and ornaments - lightly rubbed and scratched - strong inner book FOLIO - Size of the books app.: 37.5 x 24.5 x 5 cm LAYOUT: - beautiful double column print - alphabetical structure ASSORTING: Band 1 (A-K) - 2 blank leaves - title in red / black print - a1, b1, b2, 1 nn (Index), c2, c2-z2, 2a2-2z2, 3a2-3z2, 4a2-4z2, 5a2-5k2 - 2 blank leaves at the back Band 2 (L-Z) - 2 blank leaves - title in red / black print - a1, b1, c-z2, 2a2-2z2, 3a2-3z2, 4a2-4z2, 5a2-5f2 - 2 blank leaves at the back ILLUSTRATION: Band 1 (A-K) - 53 fullpage handcoloured copper engravings Band 2 (L-Z) - 47 fullpage handcoloured copper engravings CONDITION: - in very good condition - paper only slightly brownish, partly minimal brownstained - 1 plate in the left page corner restored, without picture loss - 1 plate with crack in the margin - 3 leaves with creases - otherwise very decorative, clean volumes Please you regard the detailed photos, they will be inspired! This is a original - no reproduction! ________________________________________ Seltenes Werk der Naturgeschichte von A-Z, 1785 A.D. Sie bieten auf 2 imposante Lederfolianten von W.F. Martyn AUTOR: William Frederic Martyn (1758-1837) war ein bedeutender Naturwissenschaftler des 18. bzw. des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts. TITEL: New dictionary of natural history, or compleatuniversal display of animated nature. With accurate representations of the most courios and beautiful animals, elegantly coloured"." DRUCKEREI/ VERLAG: Harrison & Co., London, 1785 A.D. vgl. Literatur Nissen ZBI 2729 Freeman 2510 Wood 453. BESCHREIBUNG: Naturgeschichte in englischer Sprache, welches als das Hauptwerk des Naturwissenschaftlers Martyn gilt. Es handelt sich um die Erstausgabe! Die beiden Bände enthalten detaillierte Beschreibungen der Tierwelt von A-Z, welche mit 100 überwältigenden, ganzseitigen und handkolorierten Kupfertafeln vorliegen und durch ihr natürliches Kolorit sowie die naturgetreue Darstellungsweise überzeugen. Enthalten sind u.a. verschiedene und unzählige Arten von Vögeln/Papageien, Schmetterlinge, Insekten, Käfer, Muscheln, Amphibien und Fische sowie zahlreiche Arten aus dem Bereich der Vierbeiner. Die beiden Bände sind in ihrer Beschreibung und in der Anzahl der Kupfertafeln absolut vollständig. Band 2 schießt mit dem Verweis "Alphabetical", vermutlich fehlt hier noch einmal ein alphabetischer Index. In Band 1 ist der gesamte alphabetische Index vorgebunden. Als äußerst beeindruckend stellt sich der gute Erhaltungszustand des Lexika-Werkes dar, was sich in Attraktivität und Wertigkeit gebührend widerspiegelt. EINBAND: - imposante Leder-Einbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln und Ornamenten - Ecken bestoßen, Deckel berieben und beschabt sowie einige Kratzspuren - Rücken und Gelenke sauber restauriert - Buchblöcke fest und stabil. 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        The Confederation Congress Requests Copies of State Laws to Distribute to all the States

      [Philadelphia] 1785 - Letter Signed, to Governor Matthew Griswold of Connecticut, [Philadelphia], July 28, 1785. 1 p. "the object is, not merely to procure information to the federal Council, but to establish a mutual confidence and good understanding among the States, and that each may derive assistance in the great work of Legislation from the joint wisdom of the whole"Charles Thomson and Congress President John Hancock were the only two men actually to sign the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, and Thomson played a key role in the new government. Ultimately, the federal government embodied in the Constitution was necessary to forge the states into a nation. In the meantime, though, the Confederation Congress encouraged cooperation any way it could, including through the interchange of state laws. Here, Thomson sends a copy of the resolution to Governor Matthew Griswold of Connecticut and requests copies of all of Connecticut's state legislation passed since September 1, 1774. Complete Transcript(Circular) Office of the Secretary of Congress July 28th 1785Sir, I have it in charge, as your Excellency will see by the enclosed resolve, to apply to the Executives of the several States for thirteen Copies of the Legislative Acts thereof, since the first of September 1774 inclusive. The purpose for which these Copies are desired and the end to be answered are fully explained in the Resolution. As the object is, not merely to procure information to the federal Council, but to establish a mutual confidence and good understanding among the States, and that each may derive assistance in the great work of Legislation from the joint wisdom of the whole, I rely with confidence that your Excellency will be pleased to order the thirteen Copies of the Acts of your Legislature from the time abovementioned to be forwarded as speedily as possible; and make the necessary arrangements that I may be furnished from time to time with the Acts which shall hereafter be passed. I have the Honor to be with great respect Your Excellency's Most obedient and most humble Servt Chas ThomsonHis Excellency the Governor of ConnecticutHistorical BackgroundIn 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation after sixteen months of debate. Ratified by all of the states by March 1781, the Confederation was inherently flawed in several ways. There was no separation of powers. Each state, no matter its size, had one vote in Congress. Any act required the approval of nine states, rather than a simple majority. There was no chief executive. Perhaps most importantly, Congress could not levy taxes, instead having to resort to requesting requisitions from the states and loans from abroad.Congress also lacked the authority to establish uniform regulations for foreign and domestic commerce and other issues. States went their own way in setting import duties, paying down the revolutionary debt, and many other aspects of governance. In an attempt to "establish a mutual confidence and good understanding among the States," Congress passed this resolution directing the Secretary of Congress to request thirteen copies of legislation passed by each state legislature. Congress would keep one copy and distribute the other twelve to the other states to provide "assistance in the great work of Legislation from the joint wisdom of the whole."When the Annapolis Convention of 1786 convened to work toward new commercial agreements between states, nationalists Alexander Hamilton and James Madison called for a broader convention, to be held in Philadelphia in 1787 to discuss constitutional amendments. Congress concurred, calling on the states to send delegates, who quickly agreed on the need to discard the Articles of Confederation and to draft an entirely new frame of government.Charles Thomson of Pennsylvania served as Secretary of the Confederation Congress throughout its entire fifteen-year existence. His role was more than merely c. (See website for full description)

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        Charles Thomson – Who as Secretary to Congress Was One of Only Two Men to Sign the Declaration on July 4, 1776 - Here Signs Congressional Ordinance Defining His Duties

      1785 - Printed Document Signed, "An Ordinance for the Regulation of the Office of the Secretary of Congress," March 31, 1785. 1 p., 7 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. As secretary of Congress nine years earlier, Thomson and Congress President John Hancock had been the only two men to sign the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Thomson played a key role in the new national government, as the secretary of the Continental and Confederation Congress from 1774 to 1789. Excerpts"He shall carefully preserve the journals of Congress, and all other papers committed to his charge; and such as are secret in their nature, or by special order, shall not be communicated by him to any person, except members of Congress, and such persons as may be entitled thereto by special resolutions.""He shall keep a daily account of all memorials, petitions and communications received by Congress, noting therein their object, and the steps taken respecting them; and lay the said account or register every day on the table in Congress, for the inspection of the members.""He shall transmit to the several states, all acts, ordinances, resolutions and recommendations of Congress-correspond with the states, for the purpose of receiving communications from them, relative to the execution of the same, and make report to Congress-keeping a book in which shall be entered copies of all such letters and communications.""He shall authenticate all acts and proceedings of Congress not specially directed to be authenticated by their president-and keep a register of all treaties, conventions, ordinances and permanent acts of Congress.""He shall keep the great seal of the federal union, and cause the same to be affixed to every act, ordinance, or paper Congress shall direct. He shall superintend the printing of the journals and other publications ordered by Congress."[Signed:] "Chas Thomson Secy"Historical BackgroundIn 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation after sixteen months of debate. Ratified by all of the states by March 1781, the Confederation was inherently flawed in several ways. There was no separation of powers. Each state, no matter its size, had one vote in Congress. Any act of Congress required the approval of nine states, rather than a simple majority. There was no chief executive. Perhaps most importantly, Congress could not levy taxes, instead having to resort to seeking requisitions from the states and loans from abroad.The Continental Congress also lacked the authority to establish uniform regulations for foreign and domestic commerce. States went their own way in setting import duties and in paying down the revolutionary debt. The inconsistent polices increased tension between the states and deteriorating financial prospects for the Congress, which defaulted on Revolutionary War loans from Dutch and French bankers.When the Annapolis Convention of 1786 convened to work toward new commercial agreements between states, nationalists Alexander Hamilton and James Madison called for a broader convention, to be held in Philadelphia in 1787 to discuss constitutional amendments. Congress concurred, calling on the states to send delegates, who quickly agreed on the need to discard the Articles of Confederation and to draft an entirely new frame of government.Charles Thomson of Pennsylvania served as Secretary of the Confederation Congress throughout its entire fifteen-year existence. His role was more than merely clerical, and some considered him as essentially the "Prime Minister of the United States." This ordinance, passed after Thomson had held the position for more than a decade, specified his duties, perhaps in an attempt to limit his power. Because the Secretary of Congress was to "authenticate all acts and proceedings of Congress," Thomson signed the ordinance. The endorsement on the verso, "31st March 1785 / Secy's Office" suggests that this was Thomson's copy.Under the new federal government, (See website for full description)

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        Recueil factice de 2 ouvrages sur les asiles d'aliénés : Instructions sur la manière de gouverner les insensés (.) [par COLOMBIER et DOUBLET]. Et : Études médicales sur quelques établissements d'aliénés de France par M. le docteur DUCLOS

      1785 - 44 pages ; [2]-385 [ie. Paris, Imprimerie Royale ; Chambéry, Imprimerie du Gouvernement, 1785 et 1846, in-4, 44 pages ; [2]-385 [ie. 386]-XXI-[1] pages, 2 tableaux et 3 plans dépliants, demi-basane vert foncé, dos à faux nerfs, titres dorés, couverture de la deuxième pièce conservée, Éditions originales de ces travaux importants dont la réunion témoigne de l'évolution de la pensée en matière de prise en charge des aliénés sur un demi-siècle. Entre les deux études se place, en charnière, la loi dite "des aliénés" du 30 juin 1838, dont la vocation était notamment d'améliorer le travail dans les maisons d'aliénés. ENVOI non signé de Frédéric Duclos sur la couverture de la seconde pièce, "pour son dévoué correspondant le chev[alier] Domenye (?).". - Jean COLOMBIER (1736-1789) et François DOUBLET (1751-1795), Instructions sur la manière de gouverner les insensés, et de travailler à leur guérison dans les asyles qui leur sont destinés. La première partie concerne "la manière de placer, garder et diriger les insensés" (pp. 6 à 19). Elle est spécifiquement due à Jean Colombier, docteur régent de l'Ordre du Roi, inspecteur des hôpitaux et maisons de force du royaume, auquel le Gouvernement, "préoccupé des améliorations à apporter à l'assistance des aliénés"? avait confié la charge de ce rapport : l'auteur y préconise des moyens matériels et humains pour l'organisation des maisons d'aliénés, qui devront comporter des salles distinctes "pour les diverses espèces de fous", bien aérées et éloignées du feu, et dans lesquelles les malades occuperont un lit chacun ; il proscrit de manière virulente les mauvais traitements, qui "doivent être regardés comme des attentats dignes d'une punition exemplaire" (p. 9). Les réflexions de Jean Colombier posent les jalons de la pensée qui présidera à l'édification des asiles au cours du siècle suivant. La seconde partie, moins emblématique, oeuvre de l'inspecteur adjoint des hôpitaux François Doublet, est dédiée au à la description des maladies mentales et aux indications thérapeutiques. Semelaigne I, p. 84 et suiv. - Frédéric DUCLOS, Études médicales sur quelques établissements d'aliénés de France. L'ouvrage comprend des projets de règlement pour les surveillants, gardiens et infirmiers, des exemples de certificats et de notices recueillant des informations sur l'état de chaque aliéné, un grand tableau donnant un modèle pour des fiches de placement volontaire, un autre pour un bulletin d'entrée ; in fine, 3 feuillets dépliants donnent les plans des asiles de Nantes, du Mans et un "plan idéal". Les études de Duclos serviront de base pour la construction de l'asile de la plaine de Bassens : Médecin de l'asile du Betton en Savoie, Duclos avait proposé, dès 1826, la création d'un établissement spécial pour la prise en charge des aliénés ; l'ancienne abbaye du Betton fut désignée pour accueillir cette institution, les soeurs de la Charité de Saint Vincent de Paul ayant pour mission de soigner les malades. Sur les conseils d'Esquirol, un hôpital spécialement conçu sera créé en 1858, à Bassens, d'après les études de Duclos, sur les plans de l'architecte Denarie et grâce au mécénat du comte De Boigne. "Petite histoire de la psychiatrie. depuis le CHS de la Savoie". Délégation Communication-Culture - CHS de la Savoie - Version 2— Août 2016. Cachets du Docteur Carrier de Lyon. Étiquette en pied du dos, petites épidermures. Manque angulaire en pied du titre de la première pièce, sans atteinte au texte, feuillets jaunis et quelques auréoles pâles en tête. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouvelles vues sur l'administration des finances, et sur l'allegément de l'inpôt.

      La Haye 1785 - 8vo., (2) + viii + 32 + (4) + 33 - 256 + (2)pp., including the half-title, the four statistical tables placed after p.32 and the final errata leaf, bound in early 19th century half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked and labelled. An excellent copy from the 19th century library of the Earls Harcourt> with their armorial bookplate. First edition: very scarce. Masui p.437. Kress B.885. Spengler (INED) 2278. Coquelin & Guillaumin I. p.862. Not in Einaudi, Mattioli or Sraffa. 'Suite aux Vues d'un citoyen sur la distribution des dettes de l'Etat.> La manière dout les impôts sout établis tend à détruire l'épargne. H. critique, à ce sujet différents auteurs, et expose un nouveau plan d'imposition'. [C & G. loc. cit.] [bound with], HOCQUART DE COUBRON, M.> Calculs sur la circulation, relativement aux impôts, à l'augmentation du prix des denrées, et à la diminution du taux de l'intérêt de l'argent.> Londres: T. Payne & Fils; Pl Elmsley; & T. Hookham. 1787. 8vo., vi + 66pp., with a large folding table. A fine, crisp, copy. First edition. B. 1241. Spengler (INED) 2274. Coquelin et Guillaumin I.p.862. Not in Einaudi, Mattioli or Sraffa. 'Toutes les branches de l'administration politique se vivifient par la circulation. Ebauche d'une théorie des salaires'. [C.&G. loc. cit.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PATRIOTTENTIJD, UTRECHT, BOEKVERBOD ‘Publicatie', uitgevaardigd door Schout, Burgemeesteren en Gerecht van Utrecht d.d. 12-4-1785 waarbij ƒ 1500,- wordt uitgeloofd voor degene die de maker, en ƒ 1000,- voor degene die de drukker, kan aanwijzen van “zeker gedrukt papier ten opschrift voerende ‘Aan het Volk van Utrecht'” dat “in den voorledene week bij nacht langs de publique straten gestrooid is”. Niet alleen de Prinses van Oranje wordt erin schandelijk gehoond, maar ook de regering van de stad U.

      Noch het drukwerk ‘Aan het Volk van Utrecht', noch dit verbod, wordt vermeld door Knuttel, in diens pamflettencatalogus of in zijn “Verboden boeken”.M6955.

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        Lives of the British Admirals: Containing a New and Accurate Naval History, from the Earliest Periods. With a Continuation down to the Year 1779, including the Naval Transactions of the Late War, and an Account of the Recent Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere. Written under the Inspection of Doctor Berkenhout.

      Alexander Donaldson, Edinburgh., 1785. Four volumes: pp vi, 578; iv, 558; [iv], 520; xx, 521. Frontispiece in each volume. Six folding maps. The first edition of this title appeared in 1742 and went through numerous revisions throughout the eighteenth and into the nineteenth century. The present set is a reissue of the 1779 revision which brings in the early engagements of the American War of Independence. Period binding of full mottled calf with raised bands, gilt decorations and rules, leather title labels.Each volume is missing its small leather volume label on the spine. Some wear to joints. A very good set.

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        Observationes anatomico-medicae de sana et morbosa oseophagi structura.

      Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden) : Apud Abrahamum et Janum Honkoop, 1785, 4, 120 pp., 7 (4 farb.) Kupferstichtafeln frisches und unbeschnittenes Exemplar im feinen Halledereinband. Rare First Edition of "Observationes anatomico-medicae de sana et morbosa oseophagi structura.""The present work deals with the anatomy of the esophagus in the infant and adult, its specific functions, and pathological conditions. The plates depict various aspects of the esophagus, both normal and pathological. The four colored plates each contain one small figure, unusual in anatomical illustration." Heirs of Hippocrates"During his career Bleuland published a number of illustrated anatomical works printed in color, showing a special interest in the fine structure of healthy and diseased states of the organs and tunics of the digestive tract. Bleuland made a collection of over two and a half thousand anatomical preparations, with the assistance of Petrus Koning, whom he had trained as his attendant and as a surgeon from 1800, when the boy was thirteen. The government bought Bleuland's collection for the Utrecht anatomical museum, and starting in 1826, Bleuland began producing both an inventory, Descriptio musei anatomici (Utrecht, 1826) and a more detailed illustrated catalogue of select specimens, Otium academicum (Utrecht, 1826-28). A notable feature of Bleuland's work is that he often tells us how his preparations were made, which vessels he injected, how slowly he injected them, which colors and at times which substance he used-such as mercury. As in previous works he published, Bleuland was especially interested in the vascular structure of tunics and membranes and focused on what he called anatomia subtiliore, relying on microscopy plate after plate of his Icones anatomico-physiologicae display tunics and membranes. Overall, Bleuland tried to present an integrated approach." Domenico Bertoloni Meli, The Rise of Pathological Illustrations: Baillie, Bleuland, and Their Collections. History of Medicine, vol. 89, no. 2 (Summer 2015) (not printed jet)"Musterhafter Druck auf prachtvollem Büttenpapier, mit holzgeschnittenen Culs de lampe. Größte Tafel 40:25 cm, die kleinste 7,6 : 9,7. Eine Tafel bezeichnet J. J. Bylaart ad obj. delin., R. Muys sculps. Tafel I: Zum Teil präparierter Kinder-Ösophagus in Schwarz. T. 2: Oesophagus bei schwacher mikroskopischer Vergrößerung, rotgetönt. T. 3 wie 2, nach Entfernung der Mucosa, T. 4 desgl. Schleimhaut, die Drüsenporen schwarz auf rotem Grund. T. 5: Die injizierten Gefäße bei schwacher Vergrößerung, rot getönt. Bildgröße bei T. 2-5: 12 : 16 bis zu 20 : 21 mm. T. 6: in die Lunge perforiertes Ösophaguscarcinom mit Drüsenmetastasen. T. 7: tiefsitzendes, großes ulzeriertes Osophaguscarcinom. Das Werkchen schien mir deshalb eine genauere Beschreibung zu verdienen, weil es bei Choulant fehlt, und weil die Aufnahme und die Ausstattung seiner Tafeln für die Zeit ungewöhnlich ist. Besonders die Verwendung des Farbstiches für die mikroskopischen Abbildungen schien mir besondere Erwähnung zu erfordern." Edgar Goldschmid, Entwicklung und Bibliographie der pathologisch-anatomischen Abbildung, p.74Une des premières vues microscopiques imprimées en couleurs.Première édition, très rare, de cette monographie sur la structure anatomique normale ou pathologique de l'oesophage. Jan Bleuland était professeur d'anatomie et de chirurgie à Utrecht. Au cours de sa brillante carrière, il réalisa plus de deux mille préparations. Aujourd'hui, il reste connu pour sa collection de préparations anatomiques (conservé à l'Université de Médecine d'Utrecht), mais surtout pour avoir, dans l'histoire de la biologie, perfectionner et généraliser la coloration des tissus afin de faciliter leurs observations microscopiques. Les quatre gravures en couleur finales révèlent parfaitement l'adresse de ce fin biologiste et une technique poussée de gravure en couleurs. "Pour illustrer ses ouvrages, Bleuland utilisa la technique de la gravure en couleurs dont les délicates images reflètent une évolution de la sensibilité des illustrateurs anatomiques et des médecins, qui se tournent désormais vers des techniques plus légères, susceptibles d'entrer plus profond dans le détail" Anatomie de la couleur.Heirs of Hippocrates No. 1151

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        Wapenkaart, behelzende alle de wapens en naamen van de Edele Groot Achtbaare Heeren Veertigen der stad Leyden, geschikt naar den rang, waar in dezelve verkooren zyn zedert den 21 July 1449 tot den 21 July 1758 (.).

      - Leyden, C. Heyligert en A. en J. Honkoop, 1785. Later extended edition. Plano, oblong, 6 loose sheets. Good condition. 43 x 56 cm. Title printed in black and red in an ornamental border, 1 large engraved dedication with large city-ams of Leiden, 4 sheets with in total 792 coats-of-arms, 2 pag. register. HP10

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        Wapenkaart, behelzende alle de wapens en naamen van de Edele Groot Achtbaare Heeren Veertigen der stad Leyden, geschikt naar den rang, waar in dezelve verkooren zyn zedert den 21 July 1449 tot den 21 July 1758 (...).

      Leyden, C. Heyligert en A. en J. Honkoop, 1785. Later extended edition. Plano, oblong, 6 loose sheets. Good condition. 43 x 56 cm. Title printed in black and red in an ornamental border, 1 large engraved dedication with large city-ams of Leiden, 4 sheets with in total 792 coats-of-arms, 2 pag. register.HP10.

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        Nederlandsch Geslacht- Stam- en Wapen-boek, waarin voorkomen de voornaamste adellijke en aanzienlijke familiën in de zeven vereenigde provinciën ... door wijlen Abraham Ferwerda, en met de noodige registers, zoo der geslachten als der wapenen voorzien door Jacobus Kok. Eerste deel (letter A-B), Tweede deel (letter C-E). Amsterdam 1785. Gebonden in half leren banden uit de tijd, geïll., groot folio.

      Goed en mooi exemplaar. Niet verder verschenen. Met 20 platen met gegraveerde en handgekleurde wapens.

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        De leidsman der vreemdelingen door ‘s Gravenhage en de omleggende dorpen, geevende een beknopte beschrijving van de kerken, publieke en bijzondere gebouwen, straaten, pleinen en al het-geene in deeze vorstelijke plaats en de omleggende dorpen merkwaardig is, vercierd met fraaye kopere plaaten, [...], ‘s Gravenhage: Pieter van Os, 1763.

      Ing., 176 p., ill. (12 etsen door J.B.) Iets watervlekkig Lit: Nijhoff/Van Hattem 188."Behalve een aardige beschrijving van de stad, ook: Loosduinen en Scheveningen. De twaalf etsen zijn fraai en hebben opschriften in het , 523, en Nederlands. Eén (p.114) is getekend J.B., hoogstwaarschijnlijk Jan (Iven van) Besoet. Ze stellen voor: Prinsengracht (2x), Hofje van Nieuwkoop (2x), stadhuis en vleeshal, Voorhout, Vijver, Gevangepoort, stadhouderlijk kwartier, Binnenhof, schaatsen buiten de stad en de Brouwersmolen. Ze zijn in 1785 nog eens gebruikt ter illustratie van een deel van de oplage van de ‘Guide ou nouvelle description de la Haye et de ses environs'."

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        Observationes anatomico-medicae de sana et morbosa oseophagi structura.

      - Lugduni Batavorum (Leiden) : Apud Abrahamum et Janum Honkoop, 1785, 4°, 120 pp., 7 (4 farb.) Kupferstichtafeln; frisches und unbeschnittenes Exemplar im feinen Halledereinband. Rare First Edition of "Observationes anatomico-medicae de sana et morbosa oseophagi structura." "The present work deals with the anatomy of the esophagus in the infant and adult, its specific functions, and pathological conditions. The plates depict various aspects of the esophagus, both normal and pathological. The four colored plates each contain one small figure, unusual in anatomical illustration." Heirs of Hippocrates "During his career Bleuland published a number of illustrated anatomical works printed in color, showing a special interest in the fine structure of healthy and diseased states of the organs and tunics of the digestive tract. Bleuland made a collection of over two and a half thousand anatomical preparations, with the assistance of Petrus Koning, whom he had trained as his attendant and as a surgeon from 1800, when the boy was thirteen. The government bought Bleuland's collection for the Utrecht anatomical museum, and starting in 1826, Bleuland began producing both an inventory, Descriptio musei anatomici (Utrecht, 1826) and a more detailed illustrated catalogue of select specimens, Otium academicum (Utrecht, 1826-28). A notable feature of Bleuland's work is that he often tells us how his preparations were made, which vessels he injected, how slowly he injected them, which colors and at times which substance he used-such as mercury. As in previous works he published, Bleuland was especially interested in the vascular structure of tunics and membranes and focused on what he called anatomia subtiliore, relying on microscopy; plate after plate of his Icones anatomico-physiologicae display tunics and membranes. Overall, Bleuland tried to present an integrated approach." Domenico Bertoloni Meli, The Rise of Pathological Illustrations: Baillie, Bleuland, and Their Collections. History of Medicine, vol. 89, no. 2 (Summer 2015) (not printed jet) "Musterhafter Druck auf prachtvollem Büttenpapier, mit holzgeschnittenen Culs de lampe. Größte Tafel 40:25 cm, die kleinste 7,6 : 9,7. Eine Tafel bezeichnet J. J. Bylaart ad obj. delin., R. Muys sculps. Tafel I: Zum Teil präparierter Kinder-Ösophagus in Schwarz. T. 2: Oesophagus bei schwacher mikroskopischer Vergrößerung, rotgetönt. T. 3 wie 2, nach Entfernung der Mucosa, T. 4 desgl. Schleimhaut, die Drüsenporen schwarz auf rotem Grund. T. 5: Die injizierten Gefäße bei schwacher Vergrößerung, rot getönt. Bildgröße bei T. 2-5: 12 : 16 bis zu 20 : 21 mm. T. 6: in die Lunge perforiertes Ösophaguscarcinom mit Drüsenmetastasen. T. 7: tiefsitzendes, großes ulzeriertes Osophaguscarcinom. Das Werkchen schien mir deshalb eine genauere Beschreibung zu verdienen, weil es bei Choulant fehlt, und weil die Aufnahme und die Ausstattung seiner Tafeln für die Zeit ungewöhnlich ist. Besonders die Verwendung des Farbstiches für die mikroskopischen Abbildungen schien mir besondere Erwähnung zu erfordern." Edgar Goldschmid, Entwicklung und Bibliographie der pathologisch-anatomischen Abbildung, p.74 Une des premières vues microscopiques imprimées en couleurs. Première édition, très rare, de cette monographie sur la structure anatomique normale ou pathologique de l'oesophage. Jan Bleuland était professeur d'anatomie et de chirurgie à Utrecht. Au cours de sa brillante carrière, il réalisa plus de deux mille préparations. Aujourd'hui, il reste connu pour sa collection de préparations anatomiques (conservé à l'Université de Médecine d'Utrecht), mais surtout pour avoir, dans l'histoire de la biologie, perfectionner et généraliser la coloration des tissus afin de faciliter leurs observations microscopiques. Les quatre gravures en couleur finales révèlent parfaitement l'adresse de ce fin biologiste et une technique poussée de gravure en couleurs. "Pour illustrer ses ouvrages, Bleuland utilisa la technique . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reise durch Sachsen in Rüksicht der Naturgeschichte und Ökonomie unternommen und beschrieben.

      in der Müllerschen Buchhandlung, Leipzig 1785 - 4°. XXX, 549 S. Halbledereinband der Zeit. Mit 36 (st.40) Kupfertafeln und 18 Textvignetten. Einzige Ausgabe, selten. Leskes erste Reise führte ihn durch die preußische und sächsische Oberlausitz, es sollte wegen seines frühen Todes seine einzige bleiben. Seine in Briefform gehaltenen Schilderungen sind vor allem wegen seiner naturkundlichen und geologischen Beobachtungen wertvoll und gesucht. Selten komplett anzutreffen. Vorliegend ein unkoloriertes Exemplar, es fehlen die Tafeln A Insekten, 18 Granitfelsen auf dem Todtensteine bei Königshain, 19 Desgleichen mit Gesteinslagern, 25a Das Haindorfer oder Weisbacher Gebirge. Seiten stellenweise gering gebräunt oder gering fleckig, die Tafeln selbst kaum betroffen. Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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