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        Géographie moderne Precédée d'un petit traité de la Sphère e du Globe

      Delalain, PARIGI 1786 - Francese Settecentina rilegata in pelle, esemplare ottimamente conservato, leggere abrasioni sulla copertina il dorso decorato e con scritte in oro, interno ottimo con piccole fioriture, lalegatura appare ben salda, tomo II

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Topographie vom Markgrafthum Mähren. 3 Bde.

      Mit einem gestoch. Porträtfrontisp. u. 3 sich wiederholenden Titelvign. 8 Bl., 524 S., 2 Bl. 4 Bl., 688 S., 4 Bl. u. 631 S., 2 Bl. Marmor. HLdrBde. d. Zt. mit Rückensch. u. Rückengoldpräg. Wurzbach XXXIII,195 f ADB XXXIII,475f.Engelmann 658. Einbde. ber., Ecken u. Kanten bestossen im Text frisches, insgesamt dekoratives Exemplar des gesuchten Quellenwerks. - Die erste Ausgabe war 1786 unter dem Titel "Topographische Schilderung von Mähren" ohne Wissen Schwoys und ohne Angabe seines Namens herausgegeben worden. "Keine Provinz der österreichischen Monarchie hatte eine mit so vielen interessanten Daten versehene Topographie aufzuweisen" (ADB). Bd. 1 mit einer Einleitung und der Beschreibung des Olmützer Kreises Bd. 2 mit dem Brünner u. Hradischer Kreis Bd. 3 mit dem Prerauer, Znaimer und Iglauer Kreis in einem Anhang werden urkundlich erwähnte, aber untergegangene oder nicht zu identifizierende Ortschaften beschrieben. Der Verfasser Joseph Franz Schwoy (1742-1806) war Beamter der Dietrichsteinschen Besitzung Nikolsburg (Mikulov). Das Porträt zeigt Franz von Dietrichstein - Proskau. - Selten. - DIESES OBJEKT UNTERLIEGT DER DIFFERENZBESTEUERUNG.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, v. Amon und Benedicti b. Schraembl, "Westliche Halb Kugel ." verfasst von Herrn D'Anville . verbessert herausgegeben von Herrn F.A. Schraembl".

      - mit altem Grenzkolorit, dat. 1786, 63 x 59,5 (H) Amerikakarte im Rund.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        Der Jugend Frühlingslieder. [Reklame-Heftchen von Hauswaldt-Kaffee]. Herausgeber: Joh. Gottl. Hauswaldt (Hauswaldt 913).

      sehr selten! Zustand: kleine Knickstellen / nahezu druckfrisch Werbeheftchen aus dem Hause Hauswaldt Magdeburg - Aufdruck am Rueckdeckel: Kraeftigster Gechmack groesste Ergiebigkeit und billigster Preis raeumen seit mehr als 100 Jahren dem allein von Joh. Gottl. Hauswaldt Magdeburg in dieser Qualitaet gefertigten Aecht Hauswaldt die erste Stelle unter allen Kaffeezusaetzen ein. Nur Pakete mit Schutzmarke Haus sind aecht und zu haben in den meisten Colonial- und Spezereiwaren-Handlungen. Johann Gottlieb Hauswaldt Magdeburg. Braunschweig. Eger (Boehmen). Gegruendet : 1786. Robrahn und Co. Magdeburg

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        Kinderspiele. [Reklame-Heftchen von Hauswaldt-Kaffee]. Herausgeber: Joh. Gottl. Hauswaldt (Hauswaldt 913).

      sehr selten! Zustand: Umschlag geringfügig beschabt / nahezu druckfrisch Werbeheftchen aus dem Hause Hauswaldt Magdeburg - Aufdruck am Rueckdeckel: Hauswaldtkaffee. Nur aecht mit der Schutzmarke Haus. Bekannt seit ueber 100 Jahren durch seine feinste Qualitaet kraeftigsten Gechmack und groesste Ergiebigkeit. Er ist nicht nur der beste sondern auch der billigste Kaffeezusatz. Johann Gottlieb Hauswaldt. Magdeburg. Braunschweig. Eger (Boehmen). Gegruendet 1786. Robrahn und Co. Magdeburg

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        Der kleine Gärtner. [Reklame-Heftchen von Hauswaldt-Kaffee]. Herausgeber: Joh. Gottl. Hauswaldt

      sehr selten! Zustand: Umschlag etw. rissig / kleines Fehlstück am Vorderdeckel Werbeheftchen aus dem Hause Hauswaldt Magdeburg - Aufdruck am Rueckdeckel: Hauswaldtkaffee. Nur aecht mit der Schutzmarke Haus. Bekannt seit ueber 100 Jahren durch seine feinste Qualitaet kraeftigsten Gechmack und groesste Ergiebigkeit. Er ist nicht nur der beste sondern auch der billigste Kaffeezusatz. Johann Gottlieb Hauswaldt. Magdeburg. Braunschweig. Eger (Boehmen). Gegruendet 1786. Robrahn und Co. Magdeburg

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        Schattenbilder. [Reklame-Heftchen von Hauswaldt-Kaffee]. Herausgeber: Joh. Gottl. Hauswaldt (Hauswaldt 913).

      sehr selten! Zustand: Umschlag geringfügig beschabt / untere Ecke vom Rückdeckel lose / unt. Rücken ca. 2 cm gerissen / Umschalg an den Heftklammern gfg gerissen Werbeheftchen aus dem Hause Hauswaldt Magdeburg - Aufdruck am Rueckdeckel: Kraeftigster Gechmack groesste Ergiebigkeit und billigster Preis raeumen seit mehr als 100 Jahren dem allein von Joh. Gottl. Hauswaldt Magdeburg in dieser Qualitaet gefertigten Aecht Hauswaldt die erste Stelle unter allen Kaffeezusaetzen ein. Nur Pakete mit Schutzmarke Haus sind aecht und zu haben in den meisten Colonial- und Spezereiwaren-Handlungen. Johann Gottlieb Hauswaldt Magdeburg. Braunschweig. Eger (Boehmen). Gegruendet : 1786. Robrahn und Co. Magdeburg

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        Versuch einer Schilderung der Sitten und des Geistes der Nationen. - [7 Bände].

      Arnold Wever, Berlin 1786 - 1786-1787. 7 Bände, goldgeprägte Ppbde. der Zeit, Buntpapier-Schutzumschläge des 20. Jahrhunderts (jeweils mit Rückentitel), farbiger Kopfschnitt, 16 x 10 cm. Bände 1 bis 7 (vollständig). - [= Voltair's sämtliche Schriften, Bände 4 bis 10). - Die Schutzumschläge deutlich angerändert; etwas berieben und besetoßen; die Titlelblätter mit Namenszügen von alter Hand; vereinzelt minimal fleckig; Bände zwei und fünf oben dezent wasserrandig. Sonst und insgesamt gute, gepflegte Exemplare. 2002 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        Testament de Jerome Sharp, professeur de physique amusante: ou l'on trouve parmi plusieurs tours de subtilite, qu'on peut executer sans aucune depense, des preceptes & des exemples sur l'art de faire des chansons impromptu: pour servir de complement a La magie blanche devoilee

      Paris: Chez l'auteur; Granger;Bailly; Lagrange;Lesclapart ... . 1786. Second edition. Octavo. 328, [1]pp. Woodcuts and relief cuts of musical notation. Contemporary papercovered boards with leather spine label. Label chipped, some erosion to the boards, else a pleasing, about very good copy. Expose of one of the first great conjurors, which did nothing to diminish his popularity. Scarce in boards. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A dictionary of the English language: in which the words are deduced from the originals ... to which are prefixed a history of the language and an English grammar

      London: Harrison and Co, 1786. First one-volume folio ("Harrison's") edition, with a Preface by Harrison on the merits of his edition, and containing a reprinting of Johnson's Plan of a Dictionary, Harrison's Life of Johnson, and Johnson's original preface, history of the language and his English grammar; pp. [84] plus unpaginated lexicon in triple column followed by a sectional title and 3pp. of supplementary words; engraved frontis portrait, title-p. printed in red and black; complete and sound in recent full calf, preserving the original red morocco label on spine; nice copy. An unauthorized reprinting of Johnson's great dictionary, consisting of 100 six-penny numbers, the first of which appeared on October 22, 1785. Alston V, 183; Courtney & Smith, 57-8; Fleeman 55.4D/7; Sledd & Kolb, 127-9.

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        Aphorismes de Mesmer, dictés à l'assemblée de ses éleve, & . 2 Tomes.

      - Paris 1786, 12°, 204, 102 pp., Pappband d.Zt.; feines Exemplar. Last and most comprehensive edition of the « Aphorismes de Mesmer, dictés à l'assemblée de ses éleves, & dans lesquels on trouve ses principes, sa théorie & les moyens de magnétiser; le tout formant un corps de doctrine, développé en trois cens quarante-quatre paragraphes, pour faciliter l'application des commentaires au magnétisme animal. Ouvrage mis au jour par Caullet de Veaumorel. » the « Quatrième édition, revue, corrigée & considérablement augmentée dans laquelle on trouve les moyens intéressans de magnétser d'intension. - - & Tome Second ou « Details servant de suite aux aphorismes de Mr. Mesmer, publiées par Mr. Caulet de Veaumorel, Médecin de ma Maison de Monsieur. » - - "An expanded edition with a second volume containing commentary on the aphorisms. One of the chapters in the second volume gives Eslon's techniques of animal magnetism." Norman - - The 'Ahorismes de M. Mesmer' are a compilation of "class notes" taken down from talks given by Mesmer to those he was training in the theory and practice of animal magnetism. First published in 1784, edited and published by Caullet de Vermorel, a disciple of D'Eslon, the book was rejected by Mesmer, but it is nonetheless believed to faithfully reproduce Mesmer's teaching. -cf. Crabtree. - - "un des monuments les plus curieux de tout le magnétisme" Caillet. - - "The present work belongs to the small group of works that best explains the theory and practice of mesmerism" R. Darnton, Mesmerism and the End of the Enlightenment in France, p. 10, note. - - Norman 'Mesmer & Mesmerism", M30. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        Apéndice a la Crónica Nuevamente Impresa del Señor Rey Don Juan el II. En que se da noticia de todas las Monedas, de sus valores, y del precio que tuvieron varios géneros en su Reynado

      Madrid, Viuda de Ibarra, Hijos y Compañía, 1786 - Folio, [4]+6+131 p, pasta española algo rozada, tejuelo, florones dorados en lomo, cortes tintados. Incluye "Algunos documentos de este reynado que prueban lo contenido en este Apéndice"

      [Bookseller: MIQUELEIZ ANTIGUEDADES]
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        VOYAGES...DANS L'AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE DANS LES ANNÉES 1780, 1781 & 1782

      Paris: Chez Prault, 1786. Two volumes. [8],390; [4],362,[2]pp., plus two folding maps and three folding plates. Half titles. Modern half calf and marbled boards, leather labels. Scattered foxing. Half titles repaired. Very good. The first complete edition of this narrative. One of the most notable of all American travel accounts during the Revolutionary period, based on the author's experiences as a major-general under Rochambeau. Chastellux was an enlightened and intelligent man, a member of the French Academy, and a perceptive observer of affairs in the new Republic. He journeyed through New England and Pennsylvania, and was Jefferson's guest at Monticello. Howes calls this work "the first trustworthy record of life in the United States." One map shows New England, and the other depicts Virginia. HOWES C324. CLARK I:212. SABIN 12227.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        VOYAGES.DANS L'AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE DANS LES ANNÉES 1780, 1781 & 1782.

      Paris: Chez Prault, 1786. - Two volumes. [8],390; [4],362,[2]pp., plus two folding maps and three folding plates. Half titles. Modern half calf and marbled boards, leather labels. Scattered foxing. Half titles repaired. Very good. The first complete edition of this narrative. One of the most notable of all American travel accounts during the Revolutionary period, based on the author's experiences as a major-general under Rochambeau. Chastellux was an enlightened and intelligent man, a member of the French Academy, and a perceptive observer of affairs in the new Republic. He journeyed through New England and Pennsylvania, and was Jefferson's guest at Monticello. Howes calls this work "the first trustworthy record of life in the United States." One map shows New England, and the other depicts Virginia. HOWES C324. CLARK I:212. SABIN 12227.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        VOYAGES...DANS L'AMÉRIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE DANS LES ANNÉES 1780, 1781 & 1782

      Paris: Chez Prault, 1786. Two volumes. [8],390; [4],362,[2]pp., plus two folding maps and three folding plates. Half titles. Modern half calf and marbled boards, leather labels. Scattered foxing. Half titles repaired. Very good. The first complete edition of this narrative. One of the most notable of all American travel accounts during the Revolutionary period, based on the author's experiences as a major-general under Rochambeau. Chastellux was an enlightened and intelligent man, a member of the French Academy, and a perceptive observer of affairs in the new Republic. He journeyed through New England and Pennsylvania, and was Jefferson's guest at Monticello. Howes calls this work "the first trustworthy record of life in the United States." One map shows New England, and the other depicts Virginia. HOWES C324. CLARK I:212. SABIN 12227.

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        AUGSBURG. - Porträtwerk. -, Das gesamte Augspurgische Evangelische Ministerium in Bildern und Schrifften, von den erstern Jahren der Reformation Lutheri, bis auf Anno 1748. oder das Jubel=Jahr wegen des Westphälischen Friedens, samt einer Vorrede vorgestellt und herausgegeben.

      2 Tle. in 1 Bd. 20,5 x 16 cm. Titel, 6 Bl., IX S., 104 Bl. Mit 10 Kupfertafeln, 204 Schabkunstporträts, 1 gestoch. Heiligenbild und 1 gestoch. Titel. HLdr. d. Zt. Thieme-Becker Bd. XVIII, S. 115 (kennt nur 200 Porträts) Lentner 6540 und 6539. - Die schönen Porträts zeigen Würdenträger der evangelischen Kirche seit der Reformation mit kurzen Biographien, darunter S. Agricola, C. Albeck, J. Baumeister, J. Beer, J. Crusius, C. Ehinger, W. Haug, M. Herbst, D. Pistorius, U. Regius, D. Schön, J. Vögelin, P. Weber uvm. Mit dem von Lentner als Anhang bezeichneten Teil. - Die Kupfertafeln zeigen u.a. St. Anna, St. Ulrich, Barfüsserkirche, Hl. Kreuz, St. Jacob, Hl. Geist, St. Georgen. Beiliegt: Neunzehnseitiges Manuskript mit handschriftlicher Fortsetzung der vorliegenden Chronik bis 1786, mit den Lebensläufen von 34 weiteren Augsburger Pastoren, numeriert von 201 bis 234. Es fehlt ein Blatt mit den Lebensläufen Nr. 227 und 228. Im Anhang drei leere Seiten und vier Seiten mit hs. Ergänzungen zu verschiedenen Lebensläufen des gedruckten Teils. - Einband etwas berieben, Gelenke neu mit Leder unterlegt. Gering fleckig, teils leicht wasserrandig, die gefalteten Tafeln teils mit hinterlegten Einrissen. - Komplett sehr selten! BAYERN, Geschichte, Politik, Schwaben, Westfäl.Friede

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        Voyage en Pologne, Russie, Suède, Dannemarc, &c...Traduit de l'anglais, enrichi de notes & d'éclaircissemens nécessaires, & augmenté d'un Voyage en Norvège par Mr. P. Mallet

      Genève, Barde & Manget, 1786, in-8, 4 vol. [4]-VIII-380 + [4]-404 + [4]-393 + [4]-303 pp, 12 cartes, 3 portraits, 2 planches, veau moucheté, dos plat ornés d'un large motif doré, pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin vert, encadrement d'un filet à froid sur les plats. (Rel. De l'ép.), PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE, augmentée du Voyage en Norvège de Mallet. Cet ouvrage est illustré de 19 documents h.t, soit 4 portraits de souverains ou personnages célèbres, 12 grandes cartes dépl. h.t. et 3 pl. h.t, le tout gravé sur cuivre. On connaît de cet ouvrage une édition in-4 parue la même année. Son auteur, William Coxe (1747-1828) était un spécialiste des pays de l'est et du nord de l'Europe où il servait de guide à des riches voyageurs anglais. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Voyage en Italie). Atlasband.

      (Paris, Desaint, 1786). - 4°. Mit 34 (von 36) zum teil gefalteten gestochenen Karten, Plänen und Ansichten. Halblederband der Zeit mit rotem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild und wenig Rückenvergoldung. Tafelband zur 2. bei Desaint erschienenen umfagreichen Reiseschilderung, aus eigenen und aus anderen Berichten zusammengestellt. Der französische Astronom Joseph Jérome le Français de Lalande (1732-1807) unternahm die Reise von 1765-1766. - Die ursprünglichen 6 Bände wurden in der zweiten Ausgabe auf 9 erweitert, die leider hier nicht vorhanden sind. - Gesucht ist der Atlasband wegen den 27 doppelblattgrossen gestochenen Stadtplänen von Torino, Milano, Pavia, Cremona, Piacenza, Parma, Modena, Bologna, Firenze, Siena/Livorno/Pisa, Lucca, Roma, Capua, Napoli, Ancona, Rimini, Ravenna, Ferrara, Venezia, Padova, Vicenza, Verona, Mantova, Brescia, Bergamo, Genova, Nizza. - Im vorliegenden Exemplar fehlt eine Ansicht und die Karte von Süditalien. - Einband am Rücken berieben und an den Kanten bestossen. - Sehr sauberes Exemplar auf starkem Papier.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Dr. Johann Reinhold Forster`s und seines Sohns Georg Forster`s Reise um die Welt unternommen und während den Jahren 1772 bis 1775, in dem vom Kapitän J.[ames] Cook kommandirten Schiffe `the Resolution` ausgeführt. 4 Tle. (= Sammlung der besten Reisbeschreibungen. Bde. XI-XIV).

      Brünn, J. G. Traßler 1786. - Vgl. dazu Henze II, 265f.; Kosch V, 364 u. Goed. VI, §293, IV.4.14. Nachdruckausgabe der deutschen, in Berlin 1778-80 bei Haude und Spener herausgekommenen Übersetzung der 1778 in London erschienenen Originalausgabe `Observations made during a voyage round the world`. Beschrieben ist die 2. Cooksche Weltumseglung an der J. R. Forster zusammen mit seinem Sohn Georg Forster teilnahm. Er reiste an Stelle des zurückgetretenen Sir J. Banks als Naturforscher mit, "aber nicht etwa blos dazu, daß er Unkraut trocknen und Schmetterlinge fangen; sondern daß er alle seine Talente in diesem Fache anwenden und keinen erheblichen Gegenstand unbemerkt lassen sollte" (G. Forsters Werke. 1965. II, S. 7). Nach der Rückkehr von dieser Reise überwarf Joh. Reinh. Forster sich mit der britischen Admiralität wegen der von ihm auszuführenden Reisebeschreibung, deren Abfassung ihm schließlich von Seiten der englischen Minister strikt untersagt wurde. Darauf sprang der Sohn G. ein und schuf nach des Vaters Tagebüchern in nur acht Monaten das vorliegende Werk, das im englischen Original sowie der ersten deutschen Übersetzung in zwei Bänden erschien. Die Übersetzung ins Deutsche erfolgte durch den Verfasser selbst. Die uns vorliegende Nachdruckausgabe ist nicht wie seine Vorlage mit Kupfertafeln u. Karten ausgestattet und wird in den oben genannten Bibliographien nicht angeführt. Kl.-8°. 544 S., 416 S., 412(4) S. u. 528 S. (in allen Bdn. einschl. Reihen- u. Nebentit.). Mit 4 Notenzeilen im Text (Tl. 4) u. in jedem Bd. m. 1 Holzschnitt-Zierleiste. Marmor. Ldr.bde. d. Zt. auf 5 Bünden m. Tit. u. Bd.num. (auf 2 mont. Papierschi.) sowie floralen Verz. in Goldpräg. auf Rü., umseit. Rotschnitt u. marmor. Vorsatzpapieren. Einbde. berieben sowie an den Kanten u. Bünden etw. abgewetzt; Ecken bestoßen; Goldauflage stellenw. abgelöst; 2 Bde. m. Fehlstellen an den Kapitalen; jeder Bd. m. Exlibris auf vord. Spiegel; Papier durchgeh. stockfl.; einige Ss. eselsohrig; im Text wenig abgegriffen.

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        MILITARY ANTIQUITIES respecrting A History of the English Army from the Conquest to the Present Time.

      S. Hooper. 1786 - 1788, London - 2 vols. pp. iii - vi, 434; 352, 40, 40, vi, (viii), (ii). 2 engraved titles, 2 frontis's, 78 plates, mostly with tissue guards. 4to. Full calf, spines relaid with 2 labels each. Some foxing and off setting of some of the plates. Lacking the printed titles. With the bookseller, Frank Murray of Derby's, ticket and with a bookplate stating 'From the Library of H.R.H. the Late Duke of Cambridge December 1904'. This Duke of Cambridge was the grandson of George III. A good copy. ESTC T83275

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        A Voyage To The Pacific Ocean; Undertaken by Command of his Majesty, For Making Discoveries In The Northern Hemisphere: Performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, In the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780. Volume 3only with contains Books IV & V, “Transactions with the Natives of North America” & Journal of Transactions on Returning to the Sandwich Islands”.

      London: Printed for John Fielding, Pater-noster-Row, 1786 - Being a copious, comprehensive, and satisfactory Abridgement of the Voyage written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. and Captain James King, LL.D and F.R.S. Illustrated with Cuts. In Four Volumes. Vol. III only, 8vo (8¼” x 5”), pp. xii, 400, folding map, 13 engraved plates including one folding. Full old calf re-backed in period style. Back in six compartments, gilt lettered red morocco lettering pieces in the second & third. Five raised bands. Very good with wear to edges & rounded corners. Old pencil name & small printed 1898 bookplate on the front paste down endpaper. Sheets & plates with natural age toning, some offset from the plates, clean, unmarked, complete. Map with closed 5inch tear without loss. H7553 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ile & Port de Malte/Entrée & interieur du Port de Malte/Fort Monel & Ile du Lazareth à Malte/Cite Victorieuse & Fort ou Chateau de St. Ange à Malte

      Parigi 1786 - Vedute tratte dal "Voyage Pittoresque" seconda edizione del 1795/98. Acquaforte e bulino, leggera gora d'acqua al margine bianco sinistro, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Taken from the second edition of "Voyage pittoresque." by Saint Non, 1795/98. Copperplate, in good conditon. Dimensioni 260 400mm

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        DESCRIPTION HISTORIQUE ET GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'INDE

      - Berlin, Chrétien Sigismond Spener, 1786-1789. 5 parties réunies en 3 volumes in-4 pleine basane brune racinée ancienne, dos lisses, filets dorés, pièces de titres rouges et oranges, (1f+XXXVI+2ff+516pp+1f),(1f+t+4ff+XVI+LXII+1f+596pp),(1f+t+3ff+LXXXI+256pp+VIII+2ff+240pp+16+1f). Ouvrage "qui présente en trois volumes: 1- la géographie de l'Indoustan, écrite en latin, dans le pays même, par le père Joseph Tieffenthaler, jésuite et missionnaire apostolique dans l'Inde; 2- des recherches historiques et chronologiques sur l'Inde, et la description des cours du Gange et du Gagra, avec une très grande carte par M. Anquetil Du Perron; 3- la carte générale de l'Inde, celles du cours du Brahmapoutre et de la navigation intérieure du Bengale, avec des mémoires relatifs à ces cartes, publiés en anglais par M. Jacques Rennell. Le tout augmenté de remarques et d'autres additions, rédigé et publié en français par M. Jean Bernoulli". Très bel ensemble malgré quelques légers défauts (minimes travaux de vers au papier et aux reliures, à peine visibles sur ces dernières; faibles rousseurs ou traces); d'habiles restaurations ont donné un certain éclat aux reliures qui n'étaient pas gravement altérées et dont le cuir ancien était conservé. Rare et précieux ouvrage pour ses renseignements et nombreuses descriptions sur l'Inde. Le père Tieffenthaler étudia plus particulièrement les moeurs, la religion et la langue des Hindous, ainsi que la géographie et l'histoire naturelle. Bien complet des 11 CARTES, 6 TABLES et 66 PLANCHES; ces dernières sont superbes, dépliantes et très contrastées. (Brunet, I, 803; Chadenat, 5198).

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        Oeuvres du Marquis de Villette

      A fine copy in contemporary red morocco and preserving the 20 samples at the end of this peculiar work, "The first book in the Western World to be entirely printed on PAPER MADE FROM PLANT FIBRES" (Lathrop Harper), "le premier livre entièrement imprimé sur papier vegetal" (Frédéric Barbier), although modern scholarship has proven it is in fact the second book printed on vegetal paper, after the Les Loisirs des bords du Loing of Léorier Delisle (1784), also extremely rare. The first attempts to print on vegetal paper were conducted in Germany by Jacob Christian Schaeffer. The production of the book occurred in Montargis, southeast of France, for Leorier Delisle At the end of this volume, we find a fascinating sample of 20 other papers at the end (marshmallow, hops, reeds, varieties of green algae, hazelwood, nettle, moss, elm bark, etc.). "Caused by the growing scarcity of linen and cotton rags, research into the possibility of using new materials for paper-making had begun early in the 18th century by such men as R. A. Ferchault de Réaumur, J. E. Guettard, Albert Seba, and, most important, Jacob Christian Schäffer. But it was Pierre Alexandre Léorier-Delisle (1744--1826), director of the Langlé paper mills near Montargis, who first made the paper for the text leaves, as well as for the supplemented specimens of a whole book from the fibres of wood bark, grasses, leaves, roots, etc... The number of the supplemented paper samples, made from a variety of other plants and imprinted with their names, varies in individual copies. 20 specimen leaves, as in the present copy, is the maximum known to have occurred anywhere. They show different tints of brown, grey and green, due to the absence of bleach. ... Soon after the appearance of this book, Delisle was accused of being nothing more than an imitator of J. Chr. Schäffer. It was decided, however, by the Académie des Sciences, in a report of November 18, 1786, signed by Berthollet, Lavoisier and Sage, "that the papers of Delisle contained almost no linen or cotton while those of Dr. Schäffer contained considerable rag fibre." (Hunter). Of considerable rarity" (Lathrop Harper, 1977, priced 2,500$). Dard Hunter, Paper-making through 18 centuries, pp. 68--71. F. Barbier, « Les Innovations techniques », Histoire de l'édition française, II, 545.

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        The history of ancient Greece, its colonies, and conquests; from the earliest accounts till the division of the Macedonian Empire in the east. Including the History of Literature, Philosophy, and the Fine Arts. In two volumes.

      London: printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, in the Strand , MDCCLXXXVI [1786]. First Edition. Full Calf. Near Fine. First Edition. 4to in 2 volumes: xvi, 684; viii, 718, [29], [1]pp, with 2 folding maps, "The Western Division of the Grecian Colonies and Conquests" and "The Eastern Division of the Grecian Colonies and Conquests." Uniformly bound in period full tree calf, the spines divided into six compartments with gilt tooling and red and olive-green morocco lettering pieces, and with French blue silk page markers and marbled end papers. An excellent wide-margined set, the bindings tight and secure (though the boards of vol. 2 a bit bowed), pages fresh and bright, the engraved maps in rich impressions properly folded. Provenance: Julio Berzunza, with his bookplate to the front paste downs. Beginning in the 1920s, Berzunza amassed a comprehensive collection of Alexandriana, totaling nearly 1000 books, manuscripts, maps, engravings and artifacts, the basis for his landmark work, "A tentative classification of books, pamphlets, and pictures concerning Alexander the Great and the Alexander romances, from the collection of Julio Berzunza." ESTC Citation No. T99924. Gillies constructed his briefly popular narrative of classical Greek history from ancient literary sources, both histories and other genres. But the "revolution in ancient history brought about by source analysis, epigraphy, and archaeology, together with changes in literary taste, brought total oblivion to both books and their author." (ODNB)

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        Aarau. Handschrift. - Beschreibung etlicher Freyheiten, alter gebräuch und gewohnheiten, Harkommen, und anderer alten geschichten etc. so sich von vielen jahren her allhier zu Arauw zugetragen, von Zeit zu Zeit gesamlet und in dieses buch eingetragen worden, durch Johgannes Fisch, Notar. Arovia.

      um 1786, - in-Folio, Deutsche Handschrift in Tinte auf Papier, Schweiz, Ende 18 Jhd. 196 beids. beschr. Bl. Tls leicht fleckig, Auf vord. Innendeckel mehrere Besitzverm. versch. Mitglieder einer Familie STEPHANI, 18. - 19 Jhd. Enthält eine Aarauer Stadtgeschichte mit Eintr. bis zum Jahre 1786, Pergament der Zeit. Gebrauchsspuren, Schließbänder fehlen. Sammlung von historiografischen und chronikalen Texten, beginnend mit der Frühzeit der Stadt, gefolgt von Zusammenfassungen und teils Abschriften der Freiheiten der Stadt Aarau, deren Erneuerung oder Bestätigung durch Könige und Kaiser sowie verschiedenen Verträgen und Verkommnisse aus der Region. Der Autor behandelt wichtige politische und kriegerische Ereignisse im Aargau (Bauernkrieg, Villmergerkriege) mit teils umfangreichen Abschriften der Friedensverträge. Gefolgt von einem Friedensgebet 1712 sowie einem Schauspiel ?Das verwirrte aber wider hergestelte Griechenland zu einem kurtzen Schauw-Spiel vorgestellet. In dem Jahr, da das verwirret Schweitzerland wider in seine vorige Ruh und Wohlstand gesetz worden. Den 1. September Anno 1712? (Schauspiel von Johann Rudolf Nüesperli von Aarau, in Bern aufgeführt). Es folgen diverse Liedtexte und Gedichte. Danach in Form von kurzen Jahreseinträgen die Jahre von 1716 bis 1786. Mit Abschrift eines Manifests zur im Juli 1749 in der Stadt Bern aufgedeckten Verschwörung samt den Gerichtsurteilen (Henzi-Verschwörung). Alles fehlerfrei von derselben Hand in Schönschrift verfasst. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Joseph

      Fourth edition statement, illustrated with figures of 9 Marillier De l'imprimerie de Didot Aîné à Paris 1786 In-8 (11x19,5cm) 382pp. (2) relié

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        Comitatus Wertheimici, Finitimarumque Reglionum, nova et exacta descriptio, quam Generoso Et Ilustri Domino, Domino Ioanno Ludovico Volrath, Seniori Comiti in Leonstein Et Wertheim, etc. Domino in Limburg, Scharpfen-Eck, Et Breuberg, etc. Domino Suo Clementis Officiose d.d. J. Georgio Henrico Kahl, MDCC LXXXVI. J.G.H. Kahl, Sculps. Werth.':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich v. J.G.H. Kahl in Wertheim, dat. 1786, 26 x 34,5 Bibliographisch nicht nachweisbar! Nicht bei Schuller. - Sehr seltene Karte der Grafschaft Wertheim. - Oben rechts Titelkartusche. - Am linken Rand Maßstab u. Kompaß. - Als Vorlage diente Kahl die Cantzler-Karte von 1617.

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        The trial of Mrs Ann Wood, wife of William Wood, Esq. Commissary and Pay-Master of Artillery; for adultery with Quintin Dick, Esq. merchant, of King Street, Cheapside, London; during the absence of her said husband in North America and the West-Indies, upon his Majesty's duty. Being the particulars of an adulterous intercourse for the space of several years. In which the amorous parties shewed as little attention to decency as to fidelity. The cause was tried a few days ago in the Consistorial Episcopal Court at Doctor's Commons.

      London: printed for G. Lister no.46 Old Bailey 1786 - 8vo., engraved frontispiece, (2) + 9 - 76 [i.e. 92]pp., pp.89-92 misnumbered 73-76, most leaves with largely marginal foxing, with advertisements on verso of title-page but no additional advertisement leaf, well bound in 19th/20th century half calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, minor wear to extremities, bookplate on front pastedown of Los Angeles Board of Law library.> First edition and apparently of great rarity. ESTC finds copies only at BL + Lambeth Palace + Niedersachsische-Staats-und Universitatsbibliothek + NYPL. An Irish (Dublin) reprint is found at the Royal Irish Academy + St. Patrick's College). A deliciously sordid adultery case with graphic descriptions by a whole string of witnesses, usually servants and domestic staff. It is a story of 'the foul crime of adultery', with stained sheets, crumpled beds, bribed servants and shameless sex. The graphic engraved frontispiece is divided into three compartments, identified as: 'Bed-Chamber Scene', 'Sopha Scene', and 'Lord Mayors Day Scene'. Ann Wood's adulterous affairs seem to have been even more reprehensible in view of her husband's absence on government service in America. The pair had originally lived in America, were married at the Presbyterian church in New York in 1763, had lived apparently in various places in New York and Pennsylvania, where Ann had produced four children. She and her children were shipped back to England in March 1778 for their own safety. She bought a house in Curzon Street, Mayfair, and the 'notorious' affair with Quintin Dick soon began. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beschreibung der Eisen-Manipulation auf der Insel Corsika. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit einigen Anmerkungen begleitet von Christoph Ludwig Arnold Wille.

      Leipzig, Crusius, 1786. - 8°. Mit 3 gef. Kupfertafeln. XV, 132 SS., 1 Bl. Interims-Pp. mit goldgepr. Titel a.d. Vorderdeckel (fleckig, beschabt und bestoßen, etw. angestaubt. Ecken mit kleinen Läsuren). Fromm VI, 25749.- Erste deutsche Ausgabe, selten, die französische Or.-Ausgabe "Mémoire sur la maniére dont on extrait en Corse le fer de la mine d'Elbe" erschien 1775.- ". Die beyden Manipulationsarten, welche der Hr. . hier beschreibt, die Corsische sowohl als die Catalonische, kommen im Ganzen sehr mit einander überein, von der gewöhnlichen Schmelzart in hohen Oefen sind sie aber sehr verschieden." (Vorwort).- Tronson du Coudray (Reims 1738 - 1777 Philadelphia, U.S.A.) "was educated for the army and showed great merit as an engineer. He was adjutant-general of artillery and considered one of the best military experts in France when, in 1776, he volunteered to go to America to assist the colonists in their revolt against England. Silas Deane and Benjamin Franklin, the American agents, promised him a commission as major-general with command of the artillery. This stipulation gave great offence to the officers already attached to the army when he arrived from France, in May, 1777, with twenty-nine other officers and twelve sergeants of artillery. Several of the more prominent threatened to resign. As a compromise he was made inspector-general 11 August, 1777, with the rank of major-general, and assigned to command the works along the Delaware. On 11 Sept., 1777, he was drowned while crossing the Schuylkill River at Philadelphia, the horse on which he was seated becoming frightened and dragging him overboard . Du Coudray was buried in St. Mary's churchyard, but the grave is now unknown." (The Catholic Encyclopedia).- Mit Bibl.-Schildchen. Innendeckel und Titel mit Stempel "Franz Freiherr Mayr v. Melnhof". Papier gebräunt und stockfleckig. A - NEUEINGÄNGE Juni 2017 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Voyage en Pologne, Russie, Suède, Dannemarck, &c, par Mr.

      Will. Coxe. Traduit de l'anglais, enrichi de notes & des éclairicissémens nécessaires, & augmenté d'un Voyage en Norvège. Par Mr. P. H. Mallet. Ouvrage orné de cartes géographiques, portraits, plans & figures en taille-douce. 1-4. Genève, Barde, Mange & compagnie, 1786. 8vo. (4),+ VIII,+ 380,+ (3, blanks),+ (1) pp.+ 2 large folding engr. maps,+ 4 engr. plates, of which 3 are folding; (4),+ 404 pp.+ 3 engr. plates, of which one is folding; (4),+ 393 pp.+ 4 folding engr. maps, of which one large,+ 3 engr. plates, of which one is folding and one is double page; (4),+ 303 pp.+ 2 folding engr. maps,+ 1 engr. plate. Minor spotting and a few leaves with minor stains, the map of Poland partly loose and with repaired tear. Worn near contemporary full calf, gilt spines with red labels and raised bands. Four volumes, the first with a crack in spine and defectice head. Bring 232. Schiötz 239i (and p. 300). The map of Russia and the map of Sweden has changed places. First 8vo-edition of the French translation of Coxe's Travels, published the same year as the 4to-edition, including the first printing of Mallet's travel in Norway. Also edited as part of "Nouveau recueil de voyages au Nord de l'Europe" part 3-6. The English original of Coxe was published in 1784. William Coxe (1748-1828) was an English historian, travelled through Poland, Russia, Sweden and Denmark in 1778-79. Paul Henric Mallet (1730-1807) was a swiss historian who was working as professor in French literature at the university of Copenhagen. He travelled through Norway in 175 and visited Svinesund, Fredrikshald, Moss, Christiania (Oslo), Drammen and Kongsberg.

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        An Exposition of English Insects, With curious observations and remarks, wherein each insect is particularly described; its parts and properties considered; the different sexes distinguished, and the Natural History faithfully related. The whole illustrated. by the author

      London: Printed for the Author. And Sold by Messrs. Robson and Co. and Messrs. Dilly 1786 - Mixed edition, 4to, (iv), 166, (4 index) pp. "Scheme of Colours" plate and 50 plates of insects, all attractively hand coloured, plus the uncoloured key plate. Text leaves and tissue guards browned and foxed, the plates generally less so, contemporary owner's signature to the top of the title page and twice at the end. Recent period half calf, marbled sides, red morocco spine label. ".one of the leading entomologists of his century", Harris "was, it is believed, the first to draw attention of the importance of wing neuration in the classification of lepidoptera." With a separate title page in French and with both languages side by side throughout. Lisney pp. 170-175, mentioning made-up copies "which occur much more frequently than ideal copies.", of which this is most likely an example. The verso of leaf L2 is in the first state with the correction of the catchword on a pasted-on slip and both title pages have the first issue imprint, dated 1776. A number of the plates conform to the first edition but several others to the second. It lacks both the portrait and frontispiece, however the former wasn't made available until after many subscribers had received their copies, and the latter was omitted in the final issue.

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        Epea Pteroenta or, the Diversions Of Purley

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1786. First Edition. Part I. Rebound in dark brown leather, brightly gilt spine with five raised bands. Interior is in fine condition with clean pages and bright text. Woodcut engraving on pg. 488. Half-title bound in. Contents include: Of the Division and Distribution of Language, Some Consideration of Mr. Locke's Essay, Of the Parts of Speech, Etymology of the English Conjunctions, Of prepositions, Of Adverbs, etc. 519pp. Hardcover. First Edition. Fine. Early Printed Book. Eighteenth Century.

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        Observations on certain parts of the animal oeconomy

      London: n.p., 1786. FIRST EDITION. With 18 engraved anatomical plates after I.V. Riemsdyk and others. Contemporary calf-backed paste-boards; leaf U4 loose. Contemporary annotations on the life of Hunter on fly-leaf. A very nice copy with wide margins. First edition. This work, considered one of Hunter's four major masterpieces, contains fourteen separate monographs on zoology and comparative anatomy. Included are "Hunter's observations on the secondary secual characteristics in birds, on the descent of the testis, on the air sac in birds, on the structure of the placenta, etc., together with the original description of the olfactory nerves" (G&M). He here details his discovery of the circulatory relationship between the placenta and the uterus, for which he claimed priority over his brother William. Hunter (1728-1793) was the pupil of his brilliant brother William, whom he later assisted and soon surpassed as a surgeon. He was probably one of the greatest scientist of his time in medicine and related subjects. The Royal College of Surgeons sponsors an annual lecture in Hunter's memory.

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        An Exposition of English Insects, With curious observations and remarks, wherein each insect is particularly described; its parts and properties considered; the different sexes distinguished, and the Natural History faithfully related. The whole illustrated... by the author

      London: Printed for the Author. And Sold by Messrs. Robson and Co... and Messrs. Dilly, 1786. Mixed edition, 4to, (iv), 166, (4 index) pp. "Scheme of Colours" plate and 50 plates of insects, all attractively hand coloured, plus the uncoloured key plate. Text leaves and tissue guards browned and foxed, the plates generally less so, contemporary owner's signature to the top of the title page and twice at the end. Recent period half calf, marbled sides, red morocco spine label. "...one of the leading entomologists of his century", Harris "was, it is believed, the first to draw attention of the importance of wing neuration in the classification of lepidoptera..." With a separate title page in French and with both languages side by side throughout. Lisney pp. 170-175, mentioning made-up copies "which occur much more frequently than ideal copies...", of which this is most likely an example. The verso of leaf L2 is in the first state with the correction of the catchword on a pasted-on slip and both title pages have the first issue imprint, dated 1776. A number of the plates conform to the first edition but several others to the second. It lacks both the portrait and frontispiece, however the former wasn't made available until after many subscribers had received their copies, and the latter was omitted in the final issue.

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        Observations on Certain Parts of the Animal Oeconomy

      1786 - Black and white illustrations. General wear and rubbed cover. Ex Library book usual library markings. Tight binding. Foxing on pages. No bookplate. Gold gilt on spine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1786 EDITION: 225 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DISSERTATIO MEDICA, INAUGURALIS, DE VARIOLIS INSITIVIS QUAM, ANNUENTE SUMMO NUMINE : EX AUCTORITATE REVERENDI ADMODUM VIRI, D GULIELMI ROBERTSON, S.S.T.P. ACADEMIAE EDINBURGENAE PRAEFECTI NEC NON Amplissimi Senatus Academici Consensu, Et Nobilissimae Facultatis Medicae Decreto : Pro Gradu Doctoratus, Summisque in Medicina Honoribus Ac Privilegiis Rite Et Legitime Consequendis Eruditorum Examini Subjicit Gulielmus Calder, Britannus, Soc Phys Edin

      Edinburgh: Balfour and Smellie. Good+. 1786. First Edition. Hardcover. Very rare doctoral dissertation: inscribed by author . Prior owner's signature. Full leather with an ornate gilt border & all edges gilt. Rubbed spine ends with 1/8 inch loss from head. Marbled endpapers. Six front, and six rear blank pages. (3) 45 pp (1 [errata]). Text interior is tight, clean & intact without foxing. Latin text. Medical; Vaccination, Smallpox ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 45 pages; Signed by Author .

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        Enthüllung des Systems der Weltbürger-Republik. In Briefen aus der Verlassenschaft eines Freymaurers. Wahrscheinlich manchem Leser um zwantzig Jahre zu spät publiziert.

      Rom (d. i. Leipzig, Göschen), 1786. - XVI, 460 S., 1 Bl. Dekorativer grüner HLdr. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Goed. IV/1, 597, 5; Kloss 3388; Wolfstieg 23407; Lennhof-Posner S. 615. - Erste Ausgabe. Über die Wirkung des Jesuitismus und dessen Einfluss auf die Freimaurerei. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unbeschnitten. Tls. stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Observations sur la Virginie.

      Paris: by Pierre-Theophile Barrois,, 1786 . Par M. J***. Traduites de l'anglois. Octavo (198 x 119 mm). Contemporary French speckled calf, smooth spine gilt in compartments, tan leather title label, marbled endpapers, blue endleaves, red edges. Custom brown morocco-backed folding case. Folding engraved map, folding table, two leaves of errata at end. Minor wear at head of spine just exposing headband, short closed tear to inner margin of map, spotting to blue endleaves, else an unusually fine and fresh copy. First edition in French and first published edition. Jefferson's only book-length work published in his lifetime was written in response to queries from Francois Barbe de Marbois, then secretary to the French legation at Philadelphia. In May 1781 Jefferson told Marbois that he would give him "as full information as I shall be able to do on such of the subjects as are within the sphere of my acquaintance" and duly forwarded Marbois his answers in December of that year. At the urging of Chastellux, Jefferson refined and augmented his text, which was then printed in an English-language edition of 200 copies for private circulation (Paris, May 1785, though dated 1782 on the title). Jefferson claimed more than once that this French edition was pirated by Pierre-Theophile Barrois, who "employed a hireling translator and was about publishing it in the most injurious form possible" (TJ Papers 9:265). This fostered the theory that Jefferson felt compelled to have Stockdale publish his Notes in London in order to prevent its re-translation from the supposedly butchered French version into English. However, in his lengthy article, "Unraveling the Strange History of Jefferson's Observations sur la Virginie" (Virginia Magazine of History & Biography, 2004, Vol. 112, Issue 2), Gordon S. Barker refutes the general notion that Jefferson had disowned the French edition at the time of its publication. In fact, Jefferson persuaded Barrois to delay publication until he could further hone and polish the translation. Jefferson used the delay to rearrange his text from a sequence of answers to a questionnaire into a more unified work. The result of this editing was "probably the most important scientific and political book written by an American before 1785", and the document upon which "much of Jefferson's contemporary fame as a philosopher was based" (Peden, Introduction to Notes on the State of Virginia, p. xi). One important addition was the map of Virginia for which Jefferson sent instructions to the London engraver S. J. Neele in September 1786; the map was completed by December. Jefferson paid 33 francs to have 40 copies of his map coloured by Le Valle and added to later copies of his 1785 private edition. There were, however, errors in the first plate which Jefferson corrected before the printing used in this edition; a restrike of this map on thinner paper was used in Stockdale's London edition of 1787.

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