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        The plays of William Shakespeare accurately printed from the text of mr. Malone's edition; with select explanatory notes in seven volumes

      printed for Rivington and Sons [and others], 1786. Sette volumi di cm. 17, pp. (4) xxiv, 74 (2), 72, 95 (1), 100, 59 (1); (4) 85 (1), 98, 78 (2), 84, 96, 90 (2); (4) 99 (1), 90, 105 (1), 104, 97 (3); (4) 95 (1), 104, 127 (1), 5-118, 69; (4) 112, 100, 124, 121 (1), 118; (4) 192, 90, 118, 80; (4) 126, 138, 109 (1), 274. Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle con titoli su tassello e filetti in oro al dorso. Trascurabili aloni limitati al margine esterno di poche carte, sporadiche fioriture, segno di tarlo di pochi mm. al margine esterno delle ultime carte del settimo volume. Esemplare fresco e ben conservato. Importante edizione delle opere teatrali complete di William Shakespeare curate da Edmond Malone (1741-1812), autore anche di una celebre biografia shakespeariana. Il testo definito da Malone e i suoi studi shakespeariani vengono ancora oggi considerati indispensabili per gli studiosi insieme all'edizione critica di Samuel Johnson (1709-1784). Cfr. Kvk; Graesse, VI, 382; Brunet, V, 339..

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        Trattato della pittura. Nuovamente dato in luce con la vita dell'istesso autore scritta da Rafaelle du Fresne

      nell'Istituto delle Scienze. Cm. 36, pp. xxiii (1), 202 (2). Vignetta al frontespizio, 2 belle testatine, 4 finalini, 19 magnifiche tavole f.t., il tutto finemente inciso in rame incise da Pio Panfili, Girolamo Contoli, Giuseppe Rosaspina e G. Rosi. Bella legatura del tempo (o di poco posteriore) in mezza pelle con titoli, filetti e ricchi fregi in oro al dorso, ampie punte e carta marmorizzata ai piatti; tagli spruzzati. Carte di guardia rifatte contestaulmente a un intervento di consolidamento delle cerniere. Sottile fenditura alla cerniera anteriore con piatto ben saldo e minima mancanza alla cuffia superiore; sporadiche fioriture. Esemplare nel complesso ben conservato e ad ampi margini. Questa prestigiosa edizione di una delle principali fonti della storia dell'arte contiene anche "I tre libri della pittura" e il "Trattato della statua" di Leon Battista Alberti", nonché la "Vita di Leonardo da Vinci" scritta da Rafaelle Du Fresne. Così Brunet (V, 1258): "Deux réimpressions textuelles de l'edition originale (Parigi, 1651)... de cet excellent traité... ont été donées depuis, l'une à Naples, chez Fr. Riccardo en 1733; l'autre à Bologne en 1786". Cfr. anche Cicognara (232) a proposito dell'editio princeps: "la più ampia che fosse fatta di questo trattato, il più prezioso che abbiano le arti del disegno"; Graessse, VII, 327; Iccu..

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        The Elements of Navigation; Containing the Theory and Practice. With the Necessary Tables, and Compendiums for finding the Latitude and Longitude at Sea. To which is added, a Treatise of Marine Fortification. . . 1-2.

      London, Printed for C. Nourse 1786. First edition. (4), XXXII, (4), IX-XII, (8), 400; (4), 392, 76 pp. + 16 folding engraved plates (of which 5 are maps, 2 celstial). Many diagrams, figures and engraved headpieces. Near contemporary full calf, spines sparsely gilt. Small damages to head and foot of spines, one leaf with tear, back free end-paper of vol. 1 torn out. Overall a very good copy. The standard textbook on navigation for the eighteenth century British navy. It was reprinted many times.

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        A course of physico-theological lectures upon the state of the world,

      8vo., xxiv + (2) + 383 + (1)pp., original boards, uncut, the boards and paper spine soiled and worn. Internally a fine copy.Publisher: Carlisle: printed by J. Milliken.Year: 1786Edition: First and only edition.

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        uvres d’Agriculture.

      Grangé, Paris 1786 - Demi reliure à coins en maroquin rouge de l'époque, dos lisse orné et doré. 26 parties reliées en un volume in quarto (254x195 mm) illustrées de 30 planches hors texte, dont 29 en couleur. Les parties 21 et 22, interverties, sont contituées d'une seule planche chacunes, comme il se doit. Léger frottement à la reliure . Édition originale que l'on trouve rarement complète. Rey de Planazu dispensait en 1786 un cours théorique d’agriculture auquel accouraient de nombreuses personnes d’un rang distingué. Parmi les solutions qu’il illustre on remarque un moulin pour extraire la farine de pomme de terre, une caisse d’incubation pour éclore les œufs sans poules, un nouveau semoir, des ruches d’un nouveau type, une tondeuse à gazon et une machine pour élever les eaux. Un très bel exemplaire de cet ouvrage recherché ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary half red morocco, gilt flat spine. 26 parts in one 4to (254x195 mm) with 30 plates (29 colored). Parts 21 and 22, swapped, without text or imprint, as issued. Binding slightly rubbed. . The first edition, rare when complete as here. Very rare complete set of an illustrated series of privately-printed essays on agricultural inventions, with beautiful hand coloured plates. In 1786, scientist Rey de Planazu was invited to various estates in France to advise the landowners on new technological ideas designed to improve agricultural production. The results of these were published in a series of privately-printed pamphlets which provide details and illustrations of innovative farming inventions. In quarto / 4to 717g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Arthur Murphy, Esq.

      T. Cadell, London 1786 - 7 vols.: vol. 1: xiii, 404; vol. 2: 334; vol. 3: 438; vol. 4: 424; vol. 5: 452; vol. 6: 452; vol. 7: 376 p. 22 cm. Engraved portrait frontispiece beginning of volume 1. Half leather with marbled boards. Worn, hinges cracking, corners raw. Most spines badly chipped. Volume 3's boards very loose. Front board detached on volume 4. Volume 5's rear board missing. Volume 7's front board is detached and rear board missing. Front pastedowns have former owner's label as well as slight label residue below. Ink signatures of owner on front endpapers and first volume has some pencil notations as well. Some foxing and minor tears or chips within. Volume 1 has dampness stains on bottom corners of pages 155-190. Volume 3 has stains on 297, 301, 307, 321, 327. Front endpaper torn on volume 4. Volume 5 has dark stains on bottom corners throughout second half of text and chip from rear marbled endpaper. Arthur Murphy (1727 – 1805), also known by the pseudonym Charles Ranger, was an Irish barrister, journalist, actor, and playwright, who edited "Gray's Inn Journal" between 1752 and 1754. Murphy is best known for his biographies of Henry Fielding, Samuel Johnson and David Garrick. But his humorous farces such as "The Citizen" (found in volume 2) may appeal more to most readers today. The contents of each volume are located at its beginning; the set contains mainly plays, "Gray's-Inn Journal" and poetry. Beautiful marbled boards, endpapers and text block edges. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        An Abridgment of the Light of the World: Containing the Conferences Which M. Antonia Bourignon / Antoinette Bourignon de la Porte Had With Mr. Christian de Cort, Late Director of the Isle of Noordstrand, Superior of the Oratory, and Pastor of St. John, at Mechlin, In Three Parts; To Which is Prefixed a Preface to the Unprejudiced Reader, of Every Sect and Party

      London: R. Hindmarsh, 1786. First printing. Hardcover. Fair. First edition, 1786. Rebound in library cloth, new endpapers, contains original half-title page, trimmed all the way around (this is particularly noticeable at the frontispiece), 464 pp., Fair ex-library copy with typical treatments (bookplates, blindstamp on the titlepage, bar-code sticker, etc.), some owners' signatures, foxing and age-toning to the pages, a bit of creasing to some pages, light wear to the edges of the book's covers, no dust jacket. Antoinette Bourignon de la Porte (13 January 1616 - 30 October 1680) was a French-Flemish mystic who claimed the end times and the Last Judgment were near. She believed that she was chosen by God to restore true Christianity on earth and she eventually became the central figure of a spiritual movement that stretched to Germany and Scotland. A very rare book.

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        Harvard’s 1786 Graduating Class and Their Theses, Dedicated to Gov. James Bowdoin

      Boston, Massachusetts 1786 - Broadside. List of Graduating Students and Theses for Disputation. Boston, Massachusetts: Edmund Freeman, 1786. 1 p., 16 x 24 in. Interesting broadside in Latin issued for Harvard University's 1786 commencement lists Latinized names of 45 graduating students. Among the graduates are Joseph Warren (1768-1790), the son of prominent Boston physician and Harvard graduate Joseph Warren, who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775; Boston attorney Timothy Bigelow (1767-1821); U.S. Senator Christopher G. Champlin (1768-1840); Boston attorney John Lowell Jr. (1769-1840), whose grandson served as president of Harvard in the early twentieth century; U.S. Senator Thomas W. Thompson (1766-1821); and Massachusetts Chief Justice Isaac Parker (1768-1830). Historical BackgroundThe Theses broadsides display propositions, used in the Commencement tradition of public student disputation which began at Harvard College in 1642. The practice was instituted under the leadership of President Henry Dunster (president from 1640-1654) within a larger effort to model the college after European universities.Behind the printed broadsides was a multi-stage process that involved both students and faculty. The Latin theses were academic statements created by the graduating students to reflect the scope of their undergraduate study. The Theses fit within a curriculum that emphasized public discourse and syllogistic debate and ranged between approximately 50 and 250 propositions in most years. This broadside includes theses in technology, grammar, rhetoric, logic, metaphysics, ethics, theology, politics, mathematics, and physics.Printed at the expense of the graduating class, the Theses were posted in advance, and graduates were expected to be able to defend them upon request on Commencement Day. Certain students were selected by the faculty to discuss and dispute specific Theses publicly as part of the day's exercises.Beginning with the first Commencement in 1642 through 1810, Theses were printed as broadsides. They were supplemented from 1791 onward by the Order of Exercises for Commencement, printed in English. The last Order of Exercises was printed in 1810, and subsequent Theses were distributed as quartos until they were replaced in 1821 by a Commencement program. Generally, the ceremony for students receiving their Bachelor's degrees occurred in the morning and was followed by the Master's degree ceremony in the afternoon.James Bowdoin (1726-1790) was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard College in 1745. He was active in scientific pursuits and collaborated with Benjamin Franklin on experiments. Bowdoin served as the first president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Bowdoin College is named in his honor. Elected to the Massachusetts provincial assembly in 1753, he served there until appointed to the Governor's Council in 1756. He became a critic of the royal governors and supported the patriot cause. Although ill at the beginning of the Revolutionary War, Bowdoin was elected president of the executive council of the Massachusetts Provincial Congress, a position he held until 1777. He served as president of the 1779 Massachusetts Constitutional Convention. After Governor John Hancock resigned as Massachusetts governor in 1785, the ensuing election gave no candidate a majority, and the General Court chose Bowdoin as the second governor of Massachusetts, a position he held from 1785 to 1787. His attempts as governor to collect taxes led to Shays' Rebellion in 1786, and made Bowdoin unpopular. He lost his reelection bid in 1787 to John Hancock.Thomas Cushing (1725-1788) was born in Boston and graduated from Harvard College in 1744. He studied law and was admitted to the bar but also ran his family's merchant business. He was a close political ally of John Hancock. An early opponent of British taxes imposed to pay for the posting of troops in the colonies, Cushing became speaker of the Massach. (See website for full description)

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        Recueil de 19 pièces concernant l'affaire du Collier de la Reine

      Paris 1786 - Plein vélin rigide vert de l'époque. Cinq volumes in-8 (193x120 mm). . . Bel ensemble, rare avec la planche représentant le fameux "Collier de la Reine". On retrouve ici les différentes versions des fait selon les protagonistes de cette escroquerie visant à faire acheter le fameux collier par le Cardinal de Rohan, en lui faisant croire qu'il agissait à la demande de Marie-Antoinette. Le Cardinal de Rohan, principal accusé fût acquitté à l'issu d'un procès retentissant à l'issu duquel l'image de la monarchie se dégradé aux yeux de l'opinion. Liste des pièces : T1 : - Mémoire pour Dame Jeanne de Saint-Remy de Valois, Epouse du comte de La Motte contre son Éminence Monseigneur le Cardinal De Rohan . Paris, Cellot, 1786. Frontispice, 94 pages - LA planche représentant le collier de la reine. Déchirure sans gravité - Réponse pour la Comtesse de Valois-La-Motte, au mémoire du Comte de Cagliostro. Paris, Cellot, 1786. Frontispice, 93 pages. - Sommaire pour la Comtesse de Valois-La Motte, accusée contre M. Le Procureur-Général, Accusateur; En présence de M. Le Cardinal de Rohan & autres co-Accusés. Paris, Cellot, 1786. Frontispice, 109 pages. - Mémoire en forme de requête, présentée au Parlement, par M. Le Cardinal de Rohan. Leyde. 1786. Les deux parties : Frontispice, 70 pages et 54-(2) pages. T2 : - Mémoire pour Louis-René-Édouard de Rohan, contre M. Le Procureur-Général; en présence de la dame de La Motte, du sieur de Villette, de la demoiselle d'Oliva, & du sieur comte de Cagliostro, co-Accusés. Paris, Hardouin & Gattey, 1786. 152 pages. - Pièces justificatives pour M. Le Cardinal de Rohan. Paris, Hardouin & Gattey, 1786. 53 pages. - Mémoire pour le Comte de Cagliostro, accusé; contre M. Le Procureur-Général, Accusateur; en présence de M. le Cardinal de Rohan, de la Comtesse de La Motte, & autres co-accusés. Paris, Lottin, 1786. Frontispice, (4) pages, portrait, 102 pages. - Mémoires authentiques pour servir à l'Histoire du Comte de Cagliostro, impliqué dans k'affaire de son Eminence Monseigneur le Cardinal de Rohan & Madame la Comtesse de la Motte Valois. par M. De Beaum******. Hambourg, Fauche, 1786. 74 pages. T3 : - Mémoire pour la demoiselle Le Guay d'Oliva, fille mineure, émancipée d'age, accusée; contre M. Le Procureur-Général, accusateur; En présence de M. Le Cardinal-Prince de Rohan, de la dame de la Motte-Valois, du Sr de Cagliostro, & autres; tous co-accusés. Paris, Simon & Nyon, 1786. Frontispice, 93 pages. - Défense à une accusation d'escroquerie. Mémoire à consulter et Consultation. Paris, Cellot, 1786. Frontispice, 74 pages. - Second mémoire à consulter et consultation, sur la défense à une accusation d'escroquerie pour Jean-Charles-Vincent de Bette d'Etienville, Bourgeois de Saint-Omer en Artois, détenu ès prisons du Châtelet de Paris, Accusé. Paris, Cailleau. 1786. 77 pages. - Mémoire pour Monsieur le Baron de Fages-Chaulnes, Garde-du-Corps de Monsieur, Frère du Roi; Accusé. Contre Les Sieurs Vaucher et Loque, Marchands Bijoutiers; Accusateurs. Et encore contre M. Le Procureur-Général. Paris, Prault, 1786. Frontispice, 70 pages. - Mémoire pour les Sieurs Vaucher, Horloger, & Loque, Bijoutier, Accusateurs; contre Le Sieur Bette d'Etienville, le Baron de Fages-Chaulnes, & autres Accusés; En présence de M. Le Procureur-Général. Paris, Prault, 1786. 88 pages. T4 : - Arrêt du Parlement, la Grand'Chambre assemblée du 31 mai 1786. Paris, Simon, 1786. 56 pages, rousseurs. - Mémoire pour le Comte de Cagliostro, demandeur : contre Me Chesnon, le Fils, commissaire au Chatelet de Paris : et Le Sr de Launay, Chevalier de l'Ordre Royal & Militaire de Saint-Louis, Gouverneur de la Bastille, défendeurs. Paris, Lottin, 1786. 64 pages. - Recueil de pieces authentiques et intéressantes pour servir d'Éclaircissement à l'Affaire concernant le Cardinal-Prince de Rohan, &c. Strasbourg, 1786. 83 pages. - Mémoire pour le Sieur de Bette d'Etienville, servant de réponse à celui de M. de Fages. Paris, Cailleau, 1786. 71 pages. T5 : - Mémoires [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Silva: Or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in his Majesty's Dominions: As it was Delivered in the Royal Society. With an Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves. To Which is Added the Terra: A Philosophical Discourse of the Earth. (Two Volumes in One Book)

      Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley; Et al., York 1786 - Large quarto. (xliv), 311, (x), 343, (x), 74, (iv) pages. Each section indexed. Bound in original full calf, rebacked in modern calf. The binding shows moderate rubbing and wear. Binder's ticket on front pastedown reading "Bound by / C. Kalthoeber / London." The hinges are quite secure, and the leather is strong. The boards have gilt rolls along the perimeters. Marbled endpapers. There is an engraved bookplate on the front pastedown of "Charles Vere Dashwood." A sound copy with wide margins. The text is mostly clean, although there are areas of foxing. Contains an engraved frontis by Bartolozi and 41 additional copperplate engravings, including the double-page engraving of the Cawthorpe Oak. This work also contains two folding tables. There is a partly printed Subscriber's Receipt tipped in at title page SIGNED by A. Hunter and dated 1776 and made out to Chas. Dashwood, Esq. Charles Vere Dashwood (1745-1821) was born in Oxfordshire England. he came into possession of Stanford Hall in Notthinghamshire and had it rebuilt between 1771 and 1774. The estate stayed in the family until the 1880s. Charles Vere Dashwood was the High Sheriff in 1780. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le chirurgien dentiste ou traité des dents... 3me édition, revue, corrigée & considérablement augmentée. -

      Paris, Servières, 1786. 2 voll. In-8 (16,7 x 9,5 cm.). Legature coeve in mezza pelle, dorsi con elaborati fregi oro e tasselli rossi. Con un ritratto e 42 tavv. f.t. inc. in rame che mostrano strumenti chirurgici, denti, protesi ecc. XXIV, 494, (10, ultime 2 bianche) pp.; (18), 424 pp.; senza l'occhiello nel secondo volume, altrimenti esemplare particolarmente fresco in graziose legature dell'epoca. La terza, ultima e migliore edizione della celebre opera (prima edizione: 1728); questa edizione contiene la prima descrizione della pyorrhoea alveolaris. Cf.: Poletti, Re dentaria, 42; Garrison & M. 3671; Heirs of Hippocrates 785; Norman 768. PMM 186: «(Fauchard) describes in the fullest detail the procedure in operative dentistry, in the filling of teeth and most especially in prothesis... He was especially novel in his methods for correcting irregularities and was the first, for example, to describe the use of metal bands or braces for this purpose... He used antiseptic methods in filling teeth long before the germ theory of infection... Fauchard was the true pioneer of dental surgery». Third, last and best edition of this fundamental work on dentistry (1st edn.: 1728). This edition contains the first account of pyorrhoea alveolaris. With an engr. portrait and 42 engr. plates showing dental and surgical instruments, teeth, various types of protheses, etc. Lacking half title in vol. II, but a particularly fresh copy attractively bound in contemp. half calf, spines richly gilt and with red leather labels.

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        Essai sur la théorie du somnambulisme magnétique. Par Mr. T. D. M.

      A Londres 1786 - In-12 de XXII-74 pp., cartonnage de l'époque. Edition publiée un an après la première. « The first treatise to attempt to present a comprehensive theory of magnetic somnabulism. This work is one of the most important influential early writings on magnetic somnambulism, being cited in nearly all treaties on the subject written before 1800 ». Très bon exemplaire. Crabtree, 152 (pour l'édition de 1785). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kurzer Abriss der vornehmsten Glaubens-Lehren und Lebens-Pflichten unserer Religion, wie die gewöhnlichen Sonn- und Festtags=Evangelien dazu Anleitung geben.

      Göttingen : Rosenbusch , 1786 - 10 Bl., X, 1158 S., 22 cm, Ledereinband der Zeit berieben und an den Rändern leicht beschädigt, geprägter Rücken mit 4 Bünden (einer mit Fehlstelle, 1 Metallschließe intakt eine beschädigt, Vorblatt und Rückblätter alt beschriftet, oberer und unterer Rand mit Wasserflecken, Johannsen (1740-1806) war Prediger in Flensburg. Sprache: deu Erstausgabe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire d'Angleterre représentées par figures accompagnées d'un précis historique, dèdiée a Monsieur, frère du Roi. Unito a: Histoire d'Angleterre, depuis la descente de Jules César jusqu'a la fin de la guerre d'Amerique. Accompagnées de discours, par Milcent.

      Paris, chez David, 1786/1800, tre volumi in uno, in-4to legatura ottocentesca in mezza pelle ben lavorata con fregi e titoli dorati al dorso, pp. (6)-194 + (8)-211 + (4)-116 con tre antiporte incise e con 48 + 48 + 15 (111) belle tavole incise e colorate in sanguigna fuori testo. Lievissime arrossature, buona copia.

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        The Columbian Magazine, or Monthly Miscellany, Containing a View of the History, Manners, Literature, Characters of the Year 1787. Emollit Mores. [Bound volume I, including early appearance of the Constitution in the September 1787 issue]

      Philadelphia: T. Seddon, W. Spotswood, C. Cist, & J. Trenchard, 1786-87. [4], 884p. plus index, all issues of Volume I, together with preface and foreword from the publisher. A fat small octavo, 8x5 inches in calf-backed papered boards with original red leather label gilt (legible), label ruled gilt, spine ruled with notional transverse lines. Texts appear complete although cover-wraps were discarded by binder; some illustrations (per monthly tables of contents and various stubs) are lacking; we list below those which are present. Textblock is intact without sophistication but casebinding is in poor shape: front cover is nearly detached, boards are peeled of much of their original coated papering and now show large areas of soft grey card; all extremities are heavily worn, rear board "hinged" solely by calf overlay, initial blanks are missing, and-- a most obvious flaw --much of the titlepage is irregularly torn away, with the "n" of Columbian gone along with half the publisher's line. Find a dampstain to head in index section, scattered smudges, more stains, small areas of ancient black mold (usually on foredge and upper corner-tip), the occasional tobacco-particle burn and food-fleck. A small marginal impact has dented foredge of all leaves from p.869 thru to terminal blanks. Find many tiny old doodles in both pencil and ink (mysterious geometrical figures). Front pastedown bears an old armorial bookplate belonging to one J.C.B. Peard, his motto in English: "Put Forward" Printed here is first or second appearance of the US Constitution in a serial (precedence considered unknowable) and firsts of two earliest American novels, Amelia (complete in two installments) and The Foresters (incomplete, completed in a 1788 number). Occasional mention of slavery from the Abolitionist point of view. Texts commence with September 1786, first issue, and run consecutively through to December 1787, concluding with unpaginated indices to Miscellaneous Pieces and to the mag's "Columbian Parnassiad." The Constitution runs pp.659 - 665, printed in Columbian's customary double-columns over George Washington's signature in type, a bit rippled with a few small stains. The Foresters begins at p.453, Amelia at p.677. As stated, visuals are incomplete; at p.300 for instance, we see a stub obviously scissored with a remnant of copperplate border remaining. Illustrations present: titlepage device (bird perched on a globe, a shield, a plow, a lyre). Figure III, placed between Oct/Nov 86, a doublespread showing fossil bones and a swordfish; much dust, foldlines and soil. Figure 1 (not consecutive) opposite p.181, a nice copper engraving of "Plan of a Granary" in good shape. Fig. II, Plan for a Bridge to be built over Schuykill" a little dusty, opposite p.244. At 326/7, Fig. 2 a doublespread of "New Solar Dial," a sort of clockwork sundial; rather dusty and stained. At 420/1 Figures 1, 2 and 3 on a single plate, untitled but seems to be a new improved candlestick. At 424/5 "Plan of some Ancient Works on the Muskingum," Native American earthen mounds (folded and misfolded, dusty and foxed with a tiny perforation). At 466/7, an unnumbered engraving, "Plan of a new Machine for raising water by wind"-- mildly dusty and stained. At 654/5 three figures on a single plate showing a living mollusc, a gigantic fossilized tooth, and a weighing device. At 826/7 four "figs" on a single copperplate all to do with a "Box for drilling Seed."

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        Shay's Rebellion

      September 13, 1786. An early report of the opening action of Shay's Rebellion as reported in the Wednesday, September 13, 1786 edition of The Connecticut Journal (New Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, opposite the Post-Office) 4 pages, 10" x 16". Minor marginal tears and chips, light folds.<br /><br />The Journal opens with news from abroad including a report on the latest parachute jump from a hot-air balloon in Brussels by Jean-Pierre Blanchard. However, the right-hand column of page two notes the opening salvo of Shay's rebellion when Luke Day and a band of 100 men closed the courthouse at Northampton, Massachusetts:<br /><br /><I>"NORTHAMPTON, September 6. Last week on Tuesday, being the day for holding the Courts of Common Pleas and General Sessions of the Peace in this town, --- early in the morning, abut one hundred men from West-Springfield, with white staffs (the insignia of Mobs) embodied themselves near the Court House, commanded by Capt. Luke Day, whose private character and circumstances, as well as his personal liberty, made it very convenient that there should be an immediate redress of public grievances. -- In the course of the forenoon they were joined by a number from various other towns in this county, and at one o'clock by a body of horse and foot from Amherst, Pelham, &c. under the command of Capt. Hinds and Lieut. Billings, forty of whom brought their arms, making in the whole bar 400[.] The friers to government wished to lend their aid to support the Court, and impatiently waited for orders from the proper officer. What would have been their numbers, or what the consequences of a forcible attack, is uncertain but instead of calling upon the militia of this, as the neighbouring towns, the day was spent in frequent and idle conferences, and those people who had heretofore signalized themselves upon such occasions, had the mortification to find that the Court had complied with all the wishes of the insurgents and adjourned without delay, without the least attempt to do their duty … We hear from Boston, that his Excellency the Governor has issued a Proclamation, requiring the Sheriffs, Constables, &c. of this country, immediately to exert themselves in apprehending the leaders of the late Insurgents, who assembled in this town to prevent the sitting of the Courts of Justice. WORCESTER, Sept. 6 Early on Tuesday morning last, this town was visited by a body of Men under arms from several towns in the North-west part of the county, who surrounded and took possession of the Court-house, in order to stop the sitting of the Court of Common Pleas … About 12 o'clock the Judges of the Court proceded [sic] by the High Sheriff proceeded to the Court-house, but were stopped at the door by the points of bayonets … in consequence of which they soon after assembled at the United States arms and there opened the Court in due form … " The writers at the Journal were dismissive of the rioters and their motives adding: "It is a truth, that he promoters and ringleaders of the riots which have for sometime past disturbed the country, are composed of disgraced officers of our late army, and creatures who were need opposed to our present government. -- With the cry of grievances, and pretended danger, they have alarmed and led from the duty they ow the Commonwealth, numbers of hones, undesigning men, who, it is not doubled, on a moment's calm reflection, will discover the wicked designs of these real foes to their happiness, and will treat them and their measures with becoming detestation."</I> <br />

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        anonym) Skizze von Wien. Erstes (bis) Sechstes Heft (= alles Erschienene).

      163 S. 160 S. 1 Bl., S. 324 - 974, 1 Bl. (statt ?) Mit 6 gestochenen Titelblättern. Späterer Pappbd m. goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Mischauflage.- Holzmann/Bohatta IV, 2760 Hayn-Gotendorf VIII, 504 Wurzbach 22, 161.- Vollständiges Exemplar des witzigsten und erfolgreichsten Werkes von Pezzl, komplett selten. In seiner von 1786 bis 1790 erschienenen Zeitschrift behandelt Pezzl gesellschaftlich wichtige Themen Wien betreffend. "Die Gegenstände, worauf ist (sic!) eigentlich sehe, sind: das Kolorit der heutigen Sitten, die Richtung der herrschenden Begriffe, die Situation des Nationalgeistes" (Heft 1, Einleitung). Schonungslos kritisiert er das Josefinische Wien, "in vortrefflicher, theils satyrischer, theils aber auch ernster Weise" (ADB 25, S. 579).- Einband leicht beschabt u. bestoßen, vorderer Deckel mit Klebespuren, gestochenes Exlibris (Fr. Franc Paulus de Smitmer), kleiner Stempel verso des ersten Titelblattes, schwach gebräunt, teilweise etwas fleckig, fehlt das Inhaltsverzeichnis, 1 Lage gelockert, teilweise mit kleinen Knickspuren in den Ecken.

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        Etwas zur richtigen Beurtheilung der Theosophie, Cabbala, Magie, und anderer geheimer übernatürlicher Wissenschaften. Nebst einem Kupfer. Erstausg.

      Leipzig, o.V., 1786. - 174 S., mit einer gest. Taf., 8°, Pappband d. Zt. Ackermann III/42 u. V/920; Rosenthal 3062; Grässe S.63; Caillet 10387. - Der Verfasser erhielt für die vorliegende Schrift "von der Russ. Kaiserin Katharina II. durch den Graf Anhalt 100 Dukaten und die Medaille auf die Statue Peters des Großen." (Lausitzisches Magazin 1788, Band 21, S.337) - Stolls auflklärerische Positionen richtet sich hauptsächlich gegen die Anhänger Swedenborgs, Jacob Böhmes u. die "Theosophen" im allgemeinen: "Ich habe verschiedene dieser Secte ausgeforschet und gefunden, dass sie unter ihrer Weißheit in göttlichen Dingen die Cabbalam, die Magie und Alchymie verbergen, dass sie bey einer scheinbaren Verläugnung iher selbst und aller zeitlich Güter, doch nichts zum Grunde haben als die vortreffliche Kunst, die unedlern Metalle in edlere, nämlich in Gold oder Silber, zu verwandeln. Sie selbst wenn sie Protestanten sind, schreiben den catholischen Geistlichen diese Kunst der Verwandlung zu." (S.15f.) - Darüber hinaus enthält der Band seltenes Material, u.a.: "Wie man in einem Glas Wasser alles und jedes sehen auch erfahren kann" mit den dazu gehörigen Sigillen (auf der einzigen Tafel). Oder Kuriosa wie z.B. den Kaspar Hauser ähnlichem Fall des wilden Peter, der 1725 in England gefunden wurde (S.161f). - Einband fleckig, leicht bestossen u. angeknickt; Rücken mit handschrftl. Titel; Seiten etwas gebräunt u. tlw. leicht braunfleckig, sonst ein gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Prompta Bibliotheca: Canonica, Juridica, Moralis, Theologica Necnon Ascetica, Polemica, Rubricistica, Historica

      Madrid: ex typographia regia, 1786-87. Vellum. Fair. 10 vols.: 1: 439; 2: 360; 3: 377; 4: 385; 5: 342; 6: 448; 7: 399; 8: 368, 387-493; 9: 323; 10: 432; 174 p. Title page vignettes and head pieces throughout text. Vellum bindings are worn, somewhat warped on some volumes, ties broken and defective, corners bumped. Chips from spines, especially on volumes 2 and 3. Most internal damage is to endpapers, which are worn, creased, soiled and usually have small holes, often wormholes. Ink initials on all front pastedowns. Vol. 1: Front pastedown has pencil notes and small bookseller's label. Pencil notes on "Ad Lectorem" page. Vol. 2: Vellum separating from inside of rear cover. Vol. 3: Dampness stains to bottom corners of last pages. Vol. 4: Wormholes in endpapers have crept through to nearby pages. Old letter inside. Vol. 5: Small wormhole in last page of text does not affect legibility. Vol. 7: Wormholes eaten into title page. Vol. 8: Some thumbing and soiling inside, especially page 23. Latin notes on notepaper tucked inside. Darkened corner on page 403. Vol. 9: Rear hinge breaking inside. Vol. 10: Front endpapers and title page are ragged and title page and following page loosening. Pages 9 - 16, 173-17 have dampstained edges. Lucius Ferraris was an 18th-century canonist of the Franciscan order who lived in Italy and died sometime before 1763. The first edition of this encyclopedia of religious knowledge, perhaps the first Catholic encyclopedia, was published in Bologna in 1746. The "handy library" as its title translates, consists of alphabetical Latin listings in double columns. A popular work, it was reprinted well into the late 19th century.

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        Histoire de Pierre Terrail dit le Chevalier Bayard, sans peur et sans reproche

      Lyon, Chez Bernuset, 1786.. 440 pages (10x16cm). Maroquin de l'époque rouge. Coins légèrement émoussés. Mors frottés. Bon exemplaire. Joli Maroquin de l'époque (pièce de titre en maroquin vert, encadrement doré sur les plats, tranches dorées). Rare édition Lyonnaise. Ex-libris au contreplat.

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        The history of British India. From 1805 to 1835.London, James Madden and co. (back of title-page: printed by S. & J. Bentley, Wilson and Fley), 1845-1848. 3 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary blind-blocked cloth.

      - First editions of the last three volumes of the extensive History of British India by the English orientalist Horace Hayman Wilson (1786-1860). It tries to deal with every aspect of India's history: its religion, culture, politics, art, law, etc., also focusing on its relation with England. Besides India, it deals with Ceylon, Southeast Asia and parts of Indonesia or the Dutch East Indies. The present three volumes are a continuation of 6 earlier volumes with the same title by James Mill (d. 1836), the first published in 1817. Wilson had edited later editions of Mill's work, and continued where Mill had stopped, dealing in the present volumes with the years 1805-1835.Quire L of the first volume partly detached from bookblock and some minor foxing. Spines discoloured and slightly worn at top and bottom. Overall a good set.

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        STODDARD'S DIARY: or, The Columbia Almanack, for the Year of our Lord 1787.; Calculated for the Meridian of HUDSON

      Hudson: Printed by Ashbel Stoddard, 1786. 1st printing thus (Drake 5942; Evans 20009). Period brown full calf binding. Joints split, with much extremity wear & front board nearly detached. Black leather owner label to front board, "S. A. Coffin." Binding: Fair to Good. Paper age-toned. Closely cropped at bottom, just below the lower rule. A Good copy.. Unpaginated, though 24 pages. 12mo: [A]4 B2 C4 D2. OCLC records three holdings: the Library Company, AAS & the Rochester Museum. A sammelband of 12 almanacks, Tavistock Books' Inventory IDs 44639 - 44648; price is for the entire volume of 12 publications [2 not identified, each lacking a title leaf].

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        Zweiter Theil der Karte von Asien, welcher China, einen Theil der Tatarei, Indien jenseits des Ganges, die Inseln Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Moluken,.

      Artist: Schraembl Franz Anton d ; issued in: Vienna; date: d1786 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: 40 sheets, joined together; - size (in cm): 95,5 x 69,5; - description: Striking map of Southeast Asia with China, Corea, Japan and a decorative title cartouche.; - vita of the artist: Schraemble, Franz Anton ( Bookdealer and writer, born in Vienna).He was teached in science and became a teacher and director of the K.K. schools in Autria-Silesia- Tropau. Soon he turned back to Vienna and opened a book- and artstore which existed until 1840.

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        Lettre du Comte de Mirabeau à *** sur M.M. de Cagliostro et Lavater

      à Berlin, chez Fr. de Lagarde, 1786, plaq. in 8°, de 48pp. et XIIIpp. in fine pour "Appendix, ou eclaircissemens sur les theistes de Boheme, et la persecution qu'ils ont eprouvee en 1783", cart. papier marbré moderne genre ancien. Edition originale rare. La lettre serait adressée à l'historien Christoph Meiners. Mirabeau arriva à Berlin en janvier 1786, quelques semaines avant le mort du Roi Frédéric II de Prusse, pour une éventuelle audience. Cet opuscule parut sans doute à l'instigation de Friedrich Wilhelm Dohm, conseiller du Ministre des Affaires étrangères de Prusse. L'intention de Mirabeau était visiblement de mettre en garde le nouveau souverain Friedrich Wilhelm contre les trois grands escrocs du temps: Cagliostro, Lavater et Mesmer. A la fin figure un appendice sur le "théistes de Bohême", sans doute inspiré aussi par Dohm qui travaillait alors à l'amélioration du statut civil des juifs. ¶ Caillet n°7589 - Cat. Guaïta n°725 "Opuscule rare..." - Fesch 972 - Cat. F.M. Bilbl. Lyon n°268 (pagination différente) - Martin-Walter n°24445 (signale deux tirages à la même date) - Pas dans Dorbon.

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        A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from their Originals. 2 vols (set)

      John Jarvis 1786 - ~TITLE CONTINUES: , and Illustrated in their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed, A History of the Language, and an English Grammar. ~4to (22 x 28cm). Mid-20th-century rebind in quality brown cloth, gilt lettering to spines. Spines slightly faded. Hinges sound. All edges dark blue, bottom edges faded near endpapers. Old owner's signatures to title pages. No half title in volume II. Half title and stained frontis portrait to volume I. Frontis by Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815). Life of Samuel Johnson at end of volume II. Minor dampstaining and scattered foxing to both volumes, with noticeable dampstaining to text of 10pp near close of volume II (WIT to WOR). Lexicon printed in triple columns. Unpaginated. ESTC no. T128854. Size: c. 1000pp per vol [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Resultate der Jacobsichen und Mendelsohnischen Philosophie

      1786 - Wizenmann, Thomas. Die Resultate der Jacobsichen und Mendelsohnischen Philosophie; Kritisch untersucht von Einem Freywilligen. Leipzig, bey J. G.Goschen, 1786. Small 8vo, 255 pages. Calf, gilt spine, split on front hinge, boards rough but intact. Paper slightly tanned. Wizenmann defends rationalism and the point of view of the Enlightenment against the nascent Romanticism of Jacobi and Mendelssohn. Wizenmann died before he was thirty. This was published the year before his death. Hard to find. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gesamtansicht, "Schulpforte bey Naumburg.".

      - altkol. Umrißkupferstich n. u. v. Schwarz ( Carl Benjamin ), dat. 1786, 11,5 x 17,2 Hellmann, Eine malerische und romantische Reise an der Saale im Jahr 1786, 22 (als tuschlavierte Umrissradierung); dekorative Ansicht von Schulpforte bei Naumburg; aus der seltenen und gesuchten Serie von Carl Benjamin Schwarz, meist nur tuschlaviert, hier in dezenten Farben altkoloriert; leicht fleckig, auf Papier van der Ley.

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        Atlas Du Voyage En Italie

      Chez La Veuve Desaint, Paris 1786 - In-4 reliure demi basane d'époque. Atlas de la deuxième édition. Bien complet des 35 planches dont les beaux plans de Venise et Naples. A.Ph.

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        History of the War with America, France, Spain and Holland; commencing in 1775 and ending in 1783

      1786 - First edition. 4 volumes. 8vo. (ii),ii,3-448pp. - & - (ii),449pp. - & - (ii),445pp. - & - (ii),416pp., 59pp. index & xivpp. list of subscribers. Plus 24 engraved portrait plates and 7 partially coloured maps (6 folding) - complete as issued. Contemporary calf, the boards rubbed and crazed, more recently rebacked, with sight rubbing to joints. Leather title labels. Otherwise a very good set indeed. 1785 - Sabin 1501. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neue und vollstaendige postkarte durch ganz Deutschland...

      Nuova e completa carta della Germania e dei paesi vicini, telata all'epoca in 32 stacchi. Dedicata a Carl Anselm Fürsten, incisa da Johann Marius Friedrich Schmidt e pubblicata da Eredi Homann in Nürnberg, nel 1786

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        Geschichte der Stadt und Landschaft Basel. 8 Bde.

      - Berlin, Basel, Decker, Schweighauser 1786-1822. 8 Bde. & das Register in Band 8. (so komplett). Neues Halbleder ohne Beschriftung. Deckel mit Marmorpapier. Der 2. Band ist mit 1. Abth. betitelt, eine 2. Abth. ist nie erschien, es folgte dann 1819 direkt der 3. Band. Es fehlt die Portraittafel. Bibl.- und Ausgeschieden-Stempel auf den Titelblättern. Seiten sehr gut und sehr sauber. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 publizirt. Erstausg.

      Rom, o.V. [d.i.: Leipzig, Göschen], 1786. - XVI, 460 S., 1 Bl. (Druckfehler), Kl.-8°, Pappband d. Zt. mit handschrftl. Rückenschild Wolfstieg 23407; Kloss 3388. - Ernst August Anton von Göchhausen (1740-1824), deutscher Schriftsteller, herzoglich Sachsen-Weimarischer geheimer Kammerrat zu Eisenach u. Kammerdirektor. Aus dem Illuminaten-Orden ausgetreten (Ordensname "Nahor"), bevor er Minerval wurde. Seit 1786 Gegner des Ordens, mit seinem vorl. Buch "Enthüllung des Systems der Weltbürger-Republik" u. mehreren darauffolgenden Schriften trug er entscheidend zur Diskreditierung des Ordens bei. - Einband etwas berieben, bestossen u. fleckig; Deckel beschabt; Rücken mit Standortmarke; Vorsatz mit Vermerk von alter Hand: "Freimaurerloge Wilhelm zur aufg. Sonne"; Titel mit halb gelöschtem Freimaurerstempel; durchgehend etwas braunfleckig u. tlw. gebräunt; am Anfang u. Ende mit angeplatzter Bindung; eine Seite mit leichter, hinterlegter Papierverletzung (S.141/142); seltene Wurmgänge ohne Textberührung, sonst ein gutes Expl. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        De l'électricité du corps humain dans l'état de santé et de maladie.

      Paris, Croulbois, 1786. - 2 volumes in 8vo. (2)ff + (xxxiv)pp + (2)ff + 522pp + (1)f; (2)ff + (iv) + 510 + (1)f. With 6 numbered engraved folding plates by L. Legrand following the text. Contemporary polished sheep decorated in gilt. Second edition, entirely reworked and considerably enlarged. A work of both scientific and medical interest, containing much information about atmospheric electricity, its effects on the human system, and the cure of illnesses by the application of positive or negative electricity. Bertholon (1742-1800), a French physician and a friend of Benjamin Franklin, studied electricity extensively, dividing illnesses into the electrical and the non-electrical. His other works include (I)De l'Electricité des Végétaux(/I) and (I)De l'Électricité des Météores(/I). He also devised a method of foretelling earthquakes. First and last few pages very lightly foxed, otherwise a good, crisp set with a Latin inscription in a neat contemporary hand inside back cover of volume II. Wheeler Gift Catalogue 533. Mottelay pp258-259. Wellcome II, p154. Not in Osler. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Exposition élémentaire des principes des calculs supérieurs. Qui a remporté le prix proposé par l'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres pour l'année 1786.

      Berlin, Decker, ohne Jahresangabe (ca. 1786). - 4to (ca. 25,5x19 cm), 216 S., 2 Kupfertafeln, späterer Halbleinenband um 1950 mit rotem Rückenschild. Uncommon first edition. The prize-winning essay for the best exposition of a clear and precise theory of the mathematical infinity. "The standard consepts and notation for derivates, and the standard elementary theorems on limits which appear in an undergraduate calculus text today, appear in a remarkably similar form in Lhuilier&#145;s prize winning essay. Lhuilier introduced the notation "lim", and was the first to allow two-sided limits" [O'Connor & Robertson]. Der aus Genf gebürtige schweizer Mathematiker Simon-Antoine-Jean L'Huilier (1750-1840) verbrachte die Jahre 1777 bis 1788 als Prinzenerzieher in Pulway in Polen, bevor er 1795 eine Mathematikprofessur an der Calvin Akademie seiner Geburtsstadt übernahm. Er verfaßte hervorragende Lehrbücher zur Algebra und Geometrie, in späterer Zeit auch zur Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung. Noch aus Polen sandte er an die Berliner Akademie seine Exposition élémentaire des principes des calculs supérieurs, mit der er unter den 23 Einsendern den Preis auf die von J. L. Lagrange 1784 angeregte Preusaufgabe gewann, eine "klare und genaue Theorie dessen zu liefern, was Unendlich in der Mathematik genannt wird", insbesondere zu erklären, wieso die Infinitesimalmathematik richtige Sätze liefern konnte, obwohl sie von falschen Voraussetzungen ausgegangen war. Einsendeschluß war der 1. Januar 1786. Noch in demselben Jahr wurde L'Huiliers preisgekrönte Schrift auf Kosten der Akademie herausgegeben. 1795 wurde sie lateinisch unter dem Titel: Principium calculi differentialis neu herausgegeben. Die Grundidee von L'Huilier war durchaus nicht neu, sondern fußte auf Jean L Rond d'Alemberts Artikel " Différentiel" in der Encyclopédie. D'Alembert hatte vorgeschlagen, den Grenzwertbegriff zur Lösung der Grundlagenprobleme der infenitesi-mathematik zu verwenden. Demgemäß verbesserte L'Huilier zunächst die Theorie des Grenzwertes und fügte zu den von d'Alembert genannten Sätzen über den ersten Grenzwert den Satz über den Grenzwert eines Verhältnisses bei lim x/y=lim x/lim y. Er führte zum ersten Mal in einem gedruckten Text das Symbol "lim" als Grenzwert ein. In den folgenden Kaipteln gab er eine systematische Darlegung der Elemente des Differential- und Integralkalküls mit seinen Anwendungen auf Geometrie und Mechanik. Boyer. History of the calculus 255-257; DSB VIII, 305; HAB Maß, Zahl, Gewicht 12.15; Pogg. I, 1447 und ADB nennen erste Ausgabe Tübingen 1795. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Lettre du Comte de Mirabeau à *** sur MM. de Cagliostro et Lavater.

      - Berlin. François de Lagarde. 1786.1 volume in-8, pleine basane fauve, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre rouge ("Collection des ouvrages du duc de M."). Seconde pièce de titre frottée.48 pp. ; XIII pp. ; [1] p. bl. Edition originale de cette lettre composée par Mirabeau lors de son séjour à Berlin, et qui dénonce l'influence des illuminés à la mode sur les Princes : il faut dire que le jeune Frédéric-Guillaume II, neveu et successeur du Grand Frédéric depuis 1786, était attiré par les Rosicruciens, et spécialement Johann Christoph von Wöllner. Relié à la suite : MIRABEAU. Sur Moses Mendelssohn, sur la réforme politique des Juifs : et en particulier sur la révolution tentée en leur faveur en 1753 dans la Grande Bretagne. Londres. 1787. [34] ff. ; 130 pp. Edition originale de l'un des ouvrages les plus rares de Mirabeau. Divisé en deux parties relativement hétérogènes (une analyse de l'ouvrage allemand de l'historien prussien Christian Wilhelm Dohm sur la réforme politique et civile des Juifs, Über die bürgerliche Verbesserung der Juden, paru en 1781 ; un éloge du philosophe Menselssohn servant à introduire une défense des Israélites), ce texte majeur rédigé avec l'aide de Mauvillon annonce en tous points les analyses et spéculations sur la condition des Juifs qui accompagneront les travaux de l'Assemblée Constituante. Il faut noter que la réimpression à l'adresse de Bruxelles en 1788 ne comprend pas la première partie.INED, 3192. Livres [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Il Goffredo ossia la Gerusalemme Liberata Poema epico di Torquato Tasso cogli argomenti di Orazio Ariosti Godefreidos seu Ierusalem Liberatae Torquati Tassi Latina versio Auctore D. Balthassare Frambaglia - Neocastri ad scriviam, Kal. Sept. MDCCLXXXVI. Distichon: Mantua Virgilium, Torquatum Urbs clara Surenti, Uno in Torquato scrivia utrumque dabat.

      Ex Typographia Ignatii Soffietti - Taurini. INTERLINGUE 0,71 Prezioso manoscritto omogeneo in forma di libro del 1786 in 8°, stato discreto, coperta in tessuto, caratteri in bassorilievo sul dorso, diversi segni del tempo, cerniera danneggiata, fascicoli legati, tagli bruniti, risguardia e foglio di guardia staccati dalla legatura, ultime pagine con macchia d'umidità sul margine concavo, pagine con marginalia, scolio. Datazione espressa. Cartulazione a matita. Numerazione dei Canti non coeva, con penna rossa. Frontespizio con appunto a matita. Prima parte con gli Argomenti dei Canti In Italiano, testo Latino a fronte, alcuni dei titoli dei Canti asteriscati. Fogli di appunti tra le pagine. Opera completa. USATO

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        ARISTODEMO Tragedia dell'Abate Vincenzo Monti.

      Dalla Stamperia Reale, Parma 1786 - Petit in-folio ( 315x230 mm ) demi veau blond, dos lisse orné de guirlandes dorées en place des nerfs, fers et fleurons dorés entre les guirlandes, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin rouge, coins de vélin vert.Mors de tête, fendus et recollés avec petite galerie de ver sans gravité.VII, 130 pages.1 gravure en frontispice par Mazroneschi & Barbazra.Titre gravé.Imprimé sur vélin épais à grandes marges conservées. Anciens

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        Samling af Ægyptiske og Romerske Oldsager udgivet ved Iohannes Wiedewelt. 1. Deel.

      - København/Copenhagen 1786. Trykt hos Hofbogtrykker Nicolaus Möller. Folio ( 44 x 30 cm). Kobberstukket titelblad/engraved titlepage + tilegnelsesblad/dedikation leaf + 38 sider/pages + 27 kobberstukne plancher/engraved plates. Nyere sort halvlæder med titelfelt på forpermen. Exlibris. Later black haf-calf. Lidt gulplettet/slight foxing, * Bibl.Dan. II,457. Det udkomne/all published. The Danish neoclassicist sculptor Johannes Wiedewelt planned this ambitious illustrated catalogue of Egyptian and Roman antiques in Danish possession: "Samling af ægyptiske og romerske Oldsager" ("Collection of Aegyptian and Roman Antiques"),

      [Bookseller: Vangsgaards Antikvariat Aps]
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        Antique Master Print-LADY-CREDULOUS-ASTROLOGER-SERVANT-Smith-Simon-1786

      - Plate: Credulous Lady and Astrologer. It shows a lady and her servant visiting an astrologer's office. He, looking toward Heaven, is deducing her future. On his table are a globe, a pile of books and a quill in inkstand. The lady is sumptuously dressed, and nervously fidgeting with a handkerchief. Rare. Original handcoloured stipple engraving on a handlaid verge type paper. Description: Published in 1786 by I.R. Smith in London.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jean Pierre Simon (c.1750-c.1810) after a painting by John Raphael Smith (English 1752-1812). Condition: Good, given age. Some repairs to the rear of the plate, dampstain to the lower margin (partly affecting image). General age-related toning, please study scan carefully. Storage location: DP-B1-12 The overall size is ca. 14 x 16.9 inch. The image size is ca. 11.8 x 13.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 35.5 x 43 cm. The image size is ca. 30 x 35 cm.

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        Arrêt de la cour de parlement, Qui ordonne qu'un Imprimé in-4° intitulé : Mémoire justificatif, pour trois hommes condamnés à la roue (.)

      A Paris, De L'Imprimerie De P.G. Simon Et N.H. Nyon, 1786. - 271 p. In-4, demi-basane, dos à 5 nerfs, pièce de titre, tranches mouchetées, reliure de l'époque. Reliure d'attente de l'époque : frottements. Intérieur très frais. Arrêt de la cour du parlement émis lors de l'affaire retentissante Lardoise, Simare et Bradier injustement condamnés pour vols avec violence à être roués. Cette affaire fut l'occasion pour Dupaty d'appliquer ses idées réformatrices en matière de procédure judiciaire. Il ébauche les principes inaliénables du droit de la Défense. 3 tableaux dépliants. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Plate 613: Pic raye', de Cayenne

      Paris: Historie Naturelle Des Oiseaux 1786 - Sheet Dimension: 9.5 x 8 in. Frame Dimension: 18 x 16.5 in. Hand-colored copperplate engraving. Francois Nicolas Martinet engraved illustrations of birds for books by some of the most influential ornithologist in 18th-century France. This edition, containing 1,008 images by Martinet, was certainly the most ambitious and comprehensive bird book, which had appeared at the time of it publication. Martinet completed both the original drawings and hand-engraved all of the copperplates. A broad spectrum of birds are shown, including birds native to Europe, as well as exotic tropical birds such as parrots and toucans. Each is rendered in a scientific manner, outlined in yellow border. They are distinctly 18th century in conception and style, generally with a hint of the bird's habitat, such as a tree branch, rock or water.

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        A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope

      towards the Antarctic Polar Circle, and round the World: but chiefly into the country of the Hottentots and Caffres, from the year 1772, to 1776... Second edition. 2 vols. Frontispiece, folding map & 9 plates. 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, spine gilt, rubbed, a little foxed, with black cloth slipcase. xxviii, 368; viii, 356, [ii], 2ads.pp. London, G.G.J. and J. Robinson,

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        Le menuet de la mariée. - Gravure coloriée à la main.

      Vers 1786, - 30 x 22.5 cm, eau-forte et aquatinte coloriée à la main, papier légèrement insolé, encadrement en bois doré et sculpté (55 x 40 cm). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Vue du Chateau de S. Denis, dans le canton de Fribourg. (Chatel St.-Denis). Gravure sur cuivre originale. Tirage avant la lettre. Coloriée à la main d?époque, titre écrit à l?encre noire sous l?image.

      (Paris, Clousier & Lamy), s.d., (1780 - 1786), - 35 x 22 cm. Tirée de l?ouvrage de Laborde et Zurlauben «Tableaux topographiques de la Suisse, planche n° 152, en exceptionnel état de fraîcheur des couleurs. 1 feuille. / 1 Blatt 29x40.5 cm. Planche tirée avant la publication à Paris.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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