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        Arte de reposteria, en que se contiene todo gènero de hacer dulces secos, y en lìquido, vizcochos, turrones, natas: Bebidas heladas de todos generos, rosolis, mistelas, &c. con una breve instruccion para conocer las frutas, y servirlas crudas.

      Madrid: Josef Herrera 4to. [2] ff., 208 pp.. 1786 Fourth edition, following the first of 1747, of a classic Spanish cookbook primarily dedicated to sweets of all kinds, including fruits and their preparation. Mata was dessert chef to Philip V and Ferdinand VI of Spain, and provides recipes for numerous extravagant concoctions in this, "the earliest treatise on the art of confectionery published in Spanish" (Harrison). Contemporary vellum, spine with early inked title; some light staining to vellum, text block separated from and loose in binding. Pages stained, with early bracketing and marks of emphasis in red and blue pencil throughout; clearly, a copy that saw kitchen use! Floral sketch dated 1883 laid in. Now safely housed in a quarter morocco clamshell case with marbled paper–covered sides.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        CARY’S ACTUAL SURVEY OF THE COUNTRY FIFTEEN MILES ROUND LONDON ON A SCALE OF ONE INCH TO A MILE.’. Atlas containing 50 small hand coloured engraved maps, showing in great detail ‘The Roads, Rivers, Woods and Commons; as well as Every Market Town, Village &c.’. General two-page (index) map at the front and extensive alphabetical index at the back.

      John Cary 1786 - 8vo, maps 15x9cm each. Frontispiece index map (16x18cm), engraved pictorial title, 50 hand coloured engraved maps, 27 pages of alphabetical index. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards rebacked, corners and edges rubbed, spine gilt. Manuscript owners’ inscriptions and dedication with small ink drawing inside front cover and on fly leaf. All maps with occasional faint, but unobtrusive offsetting, map 4 partly losened. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Garwood & Voigt]
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        Beytrag zur neuesten Geschichte des Freymaurerordens in neun Gesprächen mit Erlaubniß meiner Obern herausgegeben.

      Berlin (d. i. Frankfurt, Andreä), 1786. 5 Bll., 182 S. Hpgt. unter Verwendung eines hebräischen Manuskriptblattes. Knigge 22.01; Wolfstieg 5556; Kloss 500; Beyer 606; Lenning I, 548. - Nicht bei Goedeke. - Erste Ausgabe. - \"Knigge gelingt es hier, die verwickelte Geschichte der Freimaurerei im 18. Jahrhundert auf prägnante Art darzustellen. Bei der Erwähnung der Illuminaten nutzt er die Gelegenheit zu einer Selbstdarstellung\" (Kat. Wolfenbüttel 199). - Mit mehreren alten Logenstempeln. Wenig fleckig. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        Lettres de madame de sévigné (du tome II au tome IX)

      Par la compagnie des libraires, 1786. in16 Relié

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        Lettres de madame de sévigné (du tome II au tome IX)

      Par la compagnie des libraires 1786 - 367+432+pp. très Bon Etat,intérieur impeccable assez frais, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lobrede auf Herrn Leonhard Euler . Von dem Verfasser selbst aus dem französischen übersetzt und mit verschiedenen Zusätzen vermehrt, nebst einem vollständigen Verzeichnis der Eulerschen Schriften.

      - Basel, J. Schweighauser, 1786. 8vo. 181 S. Mit gestochenem Porträt und 1 gestochenen Kopfvignette von Chr. v. Mechel. Moderner Pappband mit goldgeprägtem Rückenschild. Erweiterte erste deutsche Ausgabe der am 23. Oktober 1783 in der Petersburger Akademie vorgetragenen 'Éloge de M. Euler'. - Der junge Schweizer Mathematiker Nicolaus Fuß war seit 1772 der unentbehrliche Sekretär des erblindeten Eulers gewesen. Er las ihm aus mathematischen Werken vor, nahm seine Diktate auf, führte die notwendigen Rechnungen durch und bereitete Eulers Abhandlungen zum Druck vor. "Sein Nachruf für L. Euler gehört zu den klassischen Nekrologen" (NDB 5, 742). S. 123-181 enthalten die erste Bibliographie der Werke Eulers. - Unbeschnittenes Exemplar auf starkem Papier. Leicht stockfleckig. - Roberts/Trent 106; NDB 4, 689; Honeyman Coll. 1390. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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        East Asia antique map - Schraembl, 1786.

      EAST ASIA MAP"Zweiter Theil der Karte von Asien, welcher China, einen Theil der Tartarei, Indien jenseits des Ganges, die Inseln Sumatra, Iava, Borneo, Moluken, Philippinen, und Iapon enthält.' Copper engraving assembled from two sheets engraved by Jacob Adam, published by Franz Anton Schraembl. Dated 1786 in the plate. From his large and spectacular "Allgemeiner deutscher Atlas aller Länder', Vienna 1786-94. Coloured by a later hand. Size: 94,2 x 68,6 cm.Large detailed map covering all of the Far Eeast from the mouth of the Ganges to West New Guinea and from Tartary and Korea to Timor. Embellished with an attractive title- cartouche. Based on an earlier map of Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d"Anville (1697 - 1782), one of the greatest French cartographers of the second half of the eighteenth century, and author of an important monograph atlas of China.Price: € 1.250,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        The Messiah; an Oratorio. Composed by Mr. Handel, for the Voice, Harpsicord, and Violin; with the Chorusses in Score.

      London; Harrison & Co No 18 Paternoster Row undated c 1786 - Oblong folio [9 3/4" x 13"] untrimmed, [3] 4-87 [1]pp, modern full light tan calf, the composer and title on gilt ruled upper board, the flat spine divided into compartments with gilt centres and corners, marbled endpapers. Front blank torn without loss with old repair; engraved title with some loss to corner of lower margin; pp17/18 with some loss to corner of margin, just avoiding loss to score; pp 19/20 with loss to fore-margin and lower corner, just affecting score on pp19; some general spotting, else a good copy. 'Concerning Handel' pp97: 'It is difficult to date this edition, but it may be the one referred to as 'under the direction of Dr. arnold', in the advertisements in the Morning Herald, Feb.20, 1786, and Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser, Feb.21, 1786, or was it issued a little later before Arnold put out his own score, Nov. 1787 - Feb. 1788. The latest possible date is 1798.' The Messiah was first performed in Ireland in 1741. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Delle ossa d'elefanti e d'altre curiosità naturali de' Monti di Romagnano nel Veronese. Memoria epistolare diretta al signor cavaliere Giuseppe Cobres

      1786 - 85 pages, une planche Vicenza, Nella Stamperia Turra, 1786, in-8, 85 pages, une planche dépliante, cartonnage souple de l'époque, muet, Édition originale de cet ouvrage qui a pour objet les ossements fossiles de la collection du comte Giambattista Gazola, provenant d'un important dépôt du Mont Serbaro (commune de Romagnano), composé de nombreux os d'éléphants et de plusieurs autres animaux. Publication d'une très grande rareté, ornée in fine d'une grande planche dépliante gravée en taille-douce représentant une molaire monumentale d'éléphant fossile. Fortis publiera une version française en 1802, au sein de ses Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire naturelle et principalement à l'oryctographie de l'Italie (Paris, Fuchs, 1802, tome second, p. 284 et suiv.). Cuvier y fait référence dans ses Recherches sur les ossemens fossiles de quadrupèdes. Alberto Fortis (1741-1803), baptisé Giovanni Battista, est né à Padoue, et fut élevé au sein de l'ordre des Ermites de Saint-Augustin. Passionné d'histoire naturelle et de géologie, il obtint du pape Clément V l'autorisation de revenir à la vie laïque afin de se consacrer à une vie de voyages, d'observations et d'écriture. Il est l'auteur de plusieurs opuscules sur la géologie du nord de l'Italie ; il accompagna Desmarets dans son exploration des volcans de la région et fut partisan des vues de ce dernier sur la formation du basalte. Il eut accès à plusieurs collections de fossiles, dont celles du comte Gazola et de Vincenzo Bozza, composés de diverses "curiosités naturelles" telles que les ossements de Romagnano et les poissons fossiles du Monte Bolca. Exemplaire à toutes marges, en partie non coupé, provenant des archives de l'abbé Camus de Nancy, avec sa mention manuscrite au contreplat : "donné par l'auteur à Venise le 24 janvier 1792". Vicaire Général de Nancy, Jean-Denis-François Camus (1752-1814) émigra dans les dernières semaines de l'année 1791 et prit la route d'Italie ; ce personnage à vocation académique, membre de plusieurs sociétés savantes de France, d'Allemagne et d'Italie, évolua avec aisance dans les milieux des érudits italiens. Il eut des contacts et des correspondances avec les plus grands d'entre eux, Tiraboschi, Bandini, Spallanzani, Giuseppe Gioeni, l'abbé Fortis, etc. Au cours de son périple italien, qui dura jusqu'à la fin de l'année 1793, ces nouvelles connaissances lui offrirent de nombreux ouvrages. Camus prit également des notes de voyage, en vue de la publication d'un Voyage en Italie, demeuré à l'état de manuscrit : une partie de ces cahiers vient d'être redécouverte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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

      London, printed for A. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1786.. FIRST EDITION 1786, 2 volumes, complete set, 4to, approximately 270 x 215 mm, 10¾ x 8½ inches, 2 folding maps, pages: xvi, [1]-684; viii, [1]-718, [30] including index and errata, bound in full contemporary calf, narrow patterned gilt border to covers, raised bands to spine, gilt decoration and sunburst in compartments, contrasting gilt lettered morocco labels, gilt decorated board edges. Hinges cracked on Volume I, upper hinge partly cracked on Volume II, covers holding firmly, tiny chips at top of hinges, gilt rubbed on raised bands, very minor marks to covers, narrow band of fading along top edge of upper cover on Volume II, armorial bookplate of William Constable, F.R.S., F.A.S., (1721-91), an 18th century naturalist and scientist, on front pastedowns, modern bookplate of William Binns Cowper on front endpapers, final page of Volume I slightly creased and with small pale stain in top margin. A very good clean set. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. A heavy set which may require extra postage.

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        Abbildung aller oekonomischen Pflanzen. Bd. 1. (v. 8).

      Stuttgart Cotta 1786 - 4°. 68 S. Mit 100 kolorierten Kupfertafeln. Halblederband der Zeit Nissen 1034. Ausst. die Hohe Karlsschule 351. NDB XI, 529. Seltenes Werk des Professors für Naturgeschichte an der Karlsschule. Kerner machte sich einen Namen durch seine wissenschaftlich genauen Pflanzenzeichnungen, die er in verschiedenen Werken publizierte. Besondere Verdienste erwarb er sich durch die systematische Erforschung der einheimischen Flora. Kerners zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen sind fast alle unter dem Aspekt zu sehen, daß er in der Nach-Ära Linnés bestrebt war, die durch diesen und seine Schüler ins fast Unermeßliche gewachsenen Erkenntnisse in der systematishen Botanik zu ordnen und vor allem einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit zugänglich zu machen. Sein universales botanisches Wissen steht in der Nachfolge Linnés und seiner Schüler (Vogellehner). - Einband berieben und bestoßen u. mit Wurmspuren. Innen nur vereinzelt fleckig. Gewicht (Gramm): 2000

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        The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America...

      1786. "The Magna Carta of the United States" [United States]. [Constitutions]. The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America; The Declaration of Independence; The Articles of Confederation Between the Said States; And the Definitive Treaty Between Great-Britain and the United States of America. Published Originally by Order of Congress. New York: Re-Printed by E. Oswald, 1786. 36, 10-266 pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, gilt fillets to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities, small chip to head of spine, joints cracked but secure, corners bumped and worn, front free endpaper lacking. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing and dampstaining to some leaves, a few leaves creased or dog-eared, offsetting and some edgewear to endleaves. Early owner signature (H.E. Ingraham) to head of title page, his inkstamp to head of following leaf, interior otherwise clean. Item housed in recent cloth clamshell box with period-style calf spine. * Third American edition, preceded by the rare 1781 Philadelphia printing, 200 copies, and 1785 Boston edition. (London, Dublin and Glasgow editions were issued in 1782 and 1783). Published originally by order of Congress, this compilation exerted a significant influence on the 1787 Federal Constitution. "This work was the first authoritative and original printed texts of these important documents... It is, in short, the book which may be considered as the Magna Carta of the United States. It is scarcely necessary to say that this important work has been repeatedly reprinted" (Sabin). OCLC locates 7 copies of the 1785 edition in North American law libraries (Boston College, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Social Law, University of Michigan, Yale). Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 16092. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3025.

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        [Benton 301-306]. Six Quartetts for two Violins, a Tenor [i.e., viola] and Violoncello Opera I Prince 10s. 6d. [Parts]

      London: Longman and Broderip. [1786]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (publisher's catalogue), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 16 pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-14 pp.; Violoncello: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. "J. Ames" in pencil to upper right corner of title of Violino secondo and Viola parts. Address, "Dogflud, Farnham, Surrey," and image of a dog embossed to upper right corner of title and front endpaper of Violino primo and Violoncello parts. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3018. BUC p. 794. RISM P3120 (also includes later issue [Benton 3019]; 1 complete copy only in the U.S., at the University of Iowa). With: PLEYEL [Benton 313-318]. Six Quartetts for two Violins, a Tenor [i.e., viola] and Violoncello Opera II[I]. Prince 10s. 6d. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip, [1786]. Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-31, [i] ([publisher's catalogue) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank), 7-26 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), 19, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-20 pp. Engraved. Crease to first leaf of Violino primo part. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3126. BUC p. 795. RISM P3160 (4 copies in North America). With: PLEYEL [Benton 319-324]. Six Quartetts for two Violins, a Tenor [i.e., viola] and Violoncello Opera VI. Prince 10s. 6d. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip, [1786]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-21, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-18 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-18 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (title), 2-16 pp. Engraved. Early owner's signature, "J. Ames," in ink to upper right corner of title of all parts. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3153. BUC p. 795. RISM P3175 (1 complete copy only in the U.S., at UCLA). With: PLEYEL [Benton 346-351]. A Seventh Set of Six Quartets for Two Violins Tenor [i.e., viola] & Violoncello Dedicated to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales... Price 10s 6d. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip, [1789]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2- 4, [i] (blank), 6-24 pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-20, [i] (blank), 22-24 pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-9, [i] (blank), 11-16, [i] (blank), 18-20, [i] (blank), 22-24 pp.; Basso: [1] (title), 2-16, [i] (blank), 18-19, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. An early edition, published one year after the first. Benton 3410. BUC p. 796. RISM P3302 (2 complete copies in the U.S., at Columbia University and the Eastman School of Music). With: PLEYEL [Benton 353-355]. Three Quartetts, for Two Violins, Tenor [i.e., viola] & Violoncello Composed & Dedicated to His Majesty the King of Naples... Being the 8th Sett of Quartetts. Book I. Price 7s. 6. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip [PN 235], [1791]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-8, [i] (blank), 10-12 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-8, [i] (blank), 10-12 pp. Engraved. Title of Basso part torn at upper edge. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3531 ("paging, order of works and PN match Imbault liv. 8/1 [Benton 3517]"). BUC p. 796. RISM P3338 (also includes earlier [?]issue with PN 129 [Benton 3529]; 5 copies with PN 235, only 1 of which in the U.S., at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). With: PLEYEL [Benton 356- 358]. Three Quartetts, for Two Violins, Tenor [i.e., viola] & Violoncello Composed & Dedicated to His Majesty the King of Naples... Being the 8th Sett of Quartetts. Book I[I]. Price 7s. 6. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip [PN 244], [1791]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-4 pp., [5] (blank), 6-12 pp; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-12 pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-12 pp.; Basso: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-8, [i] (blank), 10-12 pp. Engraved. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3532 ("paging, order of works and PN match Imbault liv. 8/2 [Benton 3518]"). BUC p. 796. RISM P3356 (also includes earlier [?]issue with PN 129 [Benton 3530]; 6 copies with PN 244, only 1 of which is in the U.S., at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Folio. Disbound. All quartets continuously numbered 1-30 in manuscript (headers to all pages). Occasional notational corrections. Slightly foxed and soiled. . "The enormous popularity of Pleyel’s music during his lifetime is reflected in the testimony of contemporary journals and of early writers like Gerber and Fétis. The small town of Nantucket, Massachusetts, then still a whaling port, formed a Pleyel Society in 1822 ‘to chasten the taste of auditors’, according to a newspaper announcement. The most telling evidence of the appeal of his music lies in the thousands of manuscript copies that filled the shelves of archives, libraries, churches, castles and private homes and in the thousands of editions produced in Europe and North America. In quality the works vary greatly, although most show considerable facility and a thorough technical grounding. The earlier works in particular display thematic originality and ingenious developments that make them fresh and attractive. After about 1792 his talent seems to have diminished; his inventiveness waned and he occasionally succumbed to routine procedures." Rita Benton in Grove Music Online.

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        AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE DISCOVERY OF NEW HOLLAND AND NEW SOUTH WALES. Containing an account of the inhabitants, soil, animals, and other productions of those countries, and including a particular Description of Botany Bay.

      London, John Fielding, in Pater-noster Row, 1786.. Illustrated with a chart of New Holland, New South Wales, Botany Bay, and the New Discovered Islands in the North and South Pacific Ocean, 1786. LACKING ORIGINAL CHART, AN ORIGINAL CHART DATED 1787 HAS BEEN TIPPED IN AT PAGE 2 WHICH IS BASED ON FEILDING'S CHART. Small slim folio, page size: approximately 235 x 185 mm, 9¼ x 7½ inches, slightly trimmed copy, disbound without original wrappers, publisher's small device on title page, price one shilling and six-pence at bottom of title page, note to reader about chart on reverse of title page, pages: [2], 33, [1] - adverts mentioning books by Captain Cook, loosley laid in purpose made covers of modern half dark blue morocco over blue cloth sides, gilt title to upper cover, white pastedowns, in matching cloth slipcase with morocco round edges of opening. Title page slightly dusty with 2 small creases (paper fault), occasional pale foxing, otherwise a very good clean copy of a very scarce, early Australian pamphlet. See: The Parsons Collection, Rare Pacific Voyage Books, Hordern House, Part 2, No. 139; David W, Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780-1900, page 97, No. 115; According to John Alexander Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 5, our pamphlet published by Fielding is the first edition, "second edition" being printed on the title page of the second edition, also published by Fielding. The edition published by John Stockdale is the third with the map printed by John Fielding bearing the same date as in the other editions "Novr. 4, 1786". The pamphlet was printed again in 1789 as an appendix to An Authentic Journal of the Expedition under Commodore Phillips to Botany Bay, London, C. Forster, and there attributed to "An Officer". See Wantrup, Australian Rare Books, page 344, No.3; ESTC T136354. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A New Map of the United States of North America with the British Dominions on that Continent ... Improved from the Surveys of Capt. Carver

      London: Robert Sayer, 1786. Copper-engraved map, full period hand-colouring. Inset table at upper left listing the thirteen states and the British provinces. Early map of the United States following the end of the Revolution, here with lovely full period hand-colouring. This map was first published in 1774 by Sayer and Bennett under the title A Map of the British Empire in North America, with a new issue published in 1776 to meet the demand for maps of America. The plate was altered in 1783 to reflect the Treaty of Paris. This fourth issue is as the third issue, but with Sayer's 1786 imprint in the lower margin. This copy with lovely full contemporary hand-colouring which reflects the geo-political boundaries of North America, with the United States shown extending to the Mississippi and coloured in green, with the British dominions in pink and with Spanish claims to Florida and Louisiana in yellow. Stevens & Tree, "Comparative Cartography" 53d, in Tooley, The Mapping of America ; Sellers and Van Ee, Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 130; McCorkle, New England in Early Printed Maps 786.2.

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        Pharmacopoea Gandavensis Nobilissimi Senatus Jussu Renovata

      Judoci Begyn 17861787, Gandavi - leather, 27 x 21 cm, 466 pp. Spine partly missing. Condition of the book itself is good. Watermarked front and back end papers. Text in Latin, index Latin and Dutch. Cond.: goed / good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Elemens d'Histoire Naturelle et de Chimie

      1786 - 4 volumes in-8 de I. XCXIX, Paris, Cuchet, 1786, , 4 volumes in-8 de I. XCXIX, (1) et 426 pages ; de II. (4), 523 et (3) pages ; de III. (4), 547 et (3) pages ; de IV. (4), 537, (1) pages et 8 tableaux, veau fauve marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs ornés, filets à froid sur les plats, tranches rouges, Seconde édition, augmentée de plus du double, des Leçons Elémentaires sur ces deux Sciences, publiées en 1782. 8 tableaux dépliants. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nye og fuldstændig Dansk Spille-Bog indeholdende rigtig og tydelig Underviisning i de brugeligste Kort-Spil, saasom L'Hombre, Quadrille, Cinquille, Piquet, Reversy, Tresett, Taroc, Whist, o.a.fl.

      - Faber og Nitschkes Forlag, 1786. XVI,248 s., forreste faste forsatspapir samt friblade mangler, samtidigt halvlæder med meget simpelt papirtitelfelt, bindet slidt på hjørner og permer, titelbladet med lille hul uden teksttab og navn, alt i alt rimeligt pæ

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        Journal du Comte de Sanois, depuis le 4e . may 1785. jusqu?au 25 janvier 1786. Mémoire dicté à Besançon la nuit du samedy 7. au dimanche 8 de may 1785. en continuant le dimanche 8. à deux bas officiers prisonniers comme lui dans les prisons militaires de cette ville Nota. Ce mémoire a été remis par le captif à M. Gilbert président de la Chambre de vacation à Charenton le 21. 7bre 1785 et retiré du greffe de Me Fremin Greffier où cette pièce était demeurée, après l'élargissement du prisonnier.

      1786 - Manuscrit in-folio réglé (22 x 32,5 cm) de (2)-162 pp., quelques feuillets laissés vierges, vélin sur ais de bois (reliure de l?époque). Titre manuscrit sur le plat supérieur à l'encre du temps : Journal du Comte de Sanois sortant de la Maison de force de Charenton où il a été détenu au secret depuis le 4. may 1785 jusqu'au 25 janvier 1786. Premier cahier. Mémoire dicté à Besançon (suivi sur le dos, en long :) Journal manuscrit du comte de Sanois May 1786 7bre 1787. Mémoire autographe du comte de Sanois resté manuscrit déposé une première fois en captivité à Charenton au mois de septembre 1785 - revu et corrigé par ses soins l'année suivante, suite à son élargissement. Précieux exemplaire de travail, biffé, raturé et complété du comte de Sanois qui entreprit de relater toute l'affaire sous le titre Journal du Comte de Sanois. Jean François Joseph de La Motte-Geffrard, comte de Sanois (1723-1799), était aide-major des Gardes françaises et chevalier de l?ordre de Saint-Louis. Accusé de dilapidation et de banqueroute frauduleuse, il fut interné à Charenton en vertu d'une lettre de cachet demandée par sa famille. Libéré au mois de janvier 1786, il engage une procédure après avoir muri sa défense en détention. Son avocat, Pierre-Louis de Lacretelle, publia en 1786 un Mémoire pour le comte de Sanois sortant de Charenton, où il a été détenu pendant neuf mois, contre ses accusateurs - et dénonce l'usage fait de la lettre de cachet. C'est sa première justification dans cette affaire qui va bientôt enflammer l'opinion publique, dictée deux jours durant en captivité au mois de mai 1785 qu'il titre plus tard Relation de mes malheurs ou m?a (sic) confession générale et découpe en chapitres : Accusations. Audite alteram partem. Repliques aux accusations. Refus de legs dans des testaments. Conduite de ma fille à mon égard. Conduite de ma fille dans la circonstance de son mariage. Lettre écrite par Mr. De Sanois à Madame de G*** des H*** la douairière le 9 juin 1785. Ma bienfaisance envers mes frères cadets paiée d'ingratitude par deux de ces frères. Procès de moine René Rivière et du Sieur de Ponty. Caractère de ma femme. Conduite de Madame de Sanois en certaines circonstances. Détails concernant mon mariage. Ma retraite du service. Habitation au Château de la Houssaye près Chaumont en Vexin. Superbe trait de bienfaisance d'humainté et générosité de Mad. de Sanois. Autre belle action de Mad. de Sanois. Procès de M. le Président du Mazy. Vente de la terre du Boiscornillé en Bretagne. Mont de Piété. Avances exigées des fermiers. Nouvelles calomnies dont j'ai été informé par les Sr Des Brugnières. Argent pris chez les Régisseurs de Sanois. Emprunts divers. Acquisition des Terres d'Isle et de Vignely, évêché de Meaux. Mariage du Comte de Courcy. Mariage de Mr le vicomte de Goyon. Démarche pour travailler à ramener ma femme. Frais de la saisie de ma personne et de ma translation. Inquiétudes sur la longueur de ma captivité. Tableau de ma situation au 4e may 1785 jour que j'ai été arresté à Lausanne. Réserve et protestation de mes pouvoirs en temps et lieu contre les auteurs fauteurs et complices de ma détention illégale. « Le 21 7bre 1785 à Charenton j'ai remis ce mémoire à M. Gilbert-Devoisin président de la Chambre des Vacations du Parlement de Paris dans le paquet couvert en toile grise - adressé à M de P*** conseiller au Parlement. A Charenton 21 7bre 1785. De Sanois. » Lacretelle : « Que les choses étaient en cet état (sans que le Comte de Sanois en eût aucune connaissance) lorsque le 21 septembre il reçut la visite de MM. les Commissaires de la Chambre des Vacations, auxquels il présenta sa requête, & différents papiers qu'il a depuis retrouvés au greffe de la Cour lors de son élargissement. » (Mémoire pour le comte de Sanois défendeur à la demande en séparation de biens formée contre lui à la requête de la comtesse de Sanois, son épouse. p. 32) C'est le jeune avocat Pierre-Louis Lacretelle qui se chargea de la défense de Sanois et porta l' [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Beschryving van het Oosten, en van eenige andere landen [.]. Including: Schutte, Rutger. Verhandelingen over de reize der Israëlieten in de woestijne, en eenige bijzonderheden van Jerusalem en deszelfs omtrek. - Bladwijzer der schriftuur-plaatsen [.].

      Utrecht, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, Gijsbert Tieme and Abraham van Paddenburg; Jacobus Bosch and Reinier Arrenberg; Martinus de Bruyn, 1776-1786. - 3 volumes (in 6 parts) bound as 6. 4to. XXXVI, 219, [1 blank], [11], 224-491, [1 blank]; [12], 262, [2 blank], VIII, [3], 268-376, 397-519, [1 blank]; VIII, 262, [2 blank], VIII, [3], 268-403, [1 blank]; [4], 115, [1], 124 pp. With 205 engraved folding plates (irregularly numbered I-CIII), including maps, plans, views and other illustrations, depicting temples, antiquities, plants, animals, etc. Contemporary half calf, gold fillets and two title-labels on spines, sprinkled paper sides. First edition of the Dutch translation of Pococke's celebrated monograph on the Near and Middle East, praised by Gibbon as a work of "superior learning and dignity" (Decline and Fall, ch. 11, n. 69). This Dutch edition was augmented with 27 plates, an essay by the minister Rutger Schutte on the travels of the Israelites, and a index to Biblical locations found in the main work. - "Pococke travelled extensively in Europe from 1733-36 and continued on to the Levant, reaching Alexandria in September 1737. He remained three years in the Eastern Mediterranean, visiting Egypt, Palestine, Asia Minor and Greece. His book describes these journeys but not necessarily in chronological order. The plates of antiquities are after drawings by Pococke himself . Pococke achieved a great reputation with this publication; the work was very popular during his lifetime and was praised by Gibbon" (Blackmer). "The quality and particularly the earliness of his observations and their record in prose, maps, and diagrams make him one of the most important near eastern travellers, ranking with Frederik Ludvig Norden and Carsten Niebuhr, in stimulating an Egyptian revival in European art and architecture, and recording much that has subsequently been lost" (ODNB). - A couple plates in the last volume slightly browned and a few spots on the first few leaves of the first volume, otherwise a very good copy, with the leaves nearly untrimmed. The bindings somewhat rubbed along the extremities (primarily the spines), but otherwise good. Cox I, p. 224; Tiele, Bibl. 869; cf. Blackmer 1323 (English ed.); for the author: Baigent, "Pococke, Richard (1704-1765"; in: ODNB (online ed.). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The poetical works

      Glasgow: "printed by Andrew Foulis, printer to the University". 1786. "Folio, pp. [2], xii, 388, [4] subscriber list (among whom Edmund Burke and Adam Smith); contemporary full speckled calf, red morocco label on spine; a fine copy. Engraved bookplate of Emo Park Library. Foulis's handsome folio edition of the poems of Thomas Parnell (1679-1718). Parnell's poems were only first published after his death by Pope in 1721, who prefaced them with a dedicatory poem to the Earl of Oxford, which also appears in this edition. Also with a brief Life of Parnell. Gaskell 681."

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        Some particulars concerning the Life and Character of Captain Cook. (UND:) Narrative of the death of Captain James Cook. - In: The European Magazine and London Review. Vol. 9.

      London, J. Sewell 1786.Mit gest. Titel und 14 gest. Tafeln. 3 Bll., 474 S., 6 Bll. Lederband d. Zt. Der erste Beitrag auf den SS. 321 - 323, der zweite 427 - 429. - Vorarbeit des ebenfalls 1786 erschienenen Werkes "A Narrative of the Death of Captain James Cook. To which are added some Particulars, concerning his Life and Character. and Observations respecting the Introduction of the Venereal Disease into the Sandwich Islands", dem "Holy Grail" der Literatur über James Cook. - Etwas berieben und beschabt. Gutes Exemplar. Bitte um Beachtung: Urlaubsbedingt erfolgt der Versand Ihrer Bestellung erst am 21. März 2016. Ich bitte um Verständnis. Bücher en

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        Six letters to a friend, on the establishment of Sunday schools.

      London: T. Becket. MDCCLXXXVI [1786]. 12mo., viii + 87 + (1)pp., recently bound in marbled boards, spine lettered. A very good copy. First edition: rare. (Copies located by COPAC, ESTC & OCLC at 6 libraries worldwide: BL + NLS + Bodleian + Cambridge + Huntington + Kansas). The 1780s was, of course, a decade in which the idea of providing Christian education for working class children in Sunday schools burgeoned and actually translated into practice. The movement was mostly promoted by dissenters, including such people as Hannah Ball (High Wycombe), and William King (Dursley). But it was Thomas Raikes of Gloucester and the Anglican curate, Thomas Stock, who together inspired the movement most effectively. And it was adopted enthusiastically also by John Wesley and by the Baptist William Fox. By 1786 it was unstoppable and in that year Fox formed the Sunday School Society. Philip Parsons (1729-1812) was himself a Church of England clergyman and schoolmaster. Born at Dedham in Essex, he was educated at Lavenham grammar school in Suffolk. In 1761 he was presented to the perpetual curacy of Wye in Kent and it was there that he ran a school until his death. His Six Letters> are all addressed to his friend, Jonas Hanway, 'the friend of the public, [and] the avowed and generous patron of the poor'. In the first 'Letter', dated Wye, Sept. 17, 1785, he writes to Hanway: 'You ask my opinion of the new institution which seems to spread rapidly in many parts of England. - A pleasing fact will assure you of my approbation, when I inform you that I have been so happy as to have established a Sunday School in this place .....'.

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        Benton 301-306]. Six Quartetts for two Violins, a Tenor [i.e., viola] and Violoncello Opera I Prince 10s. 6d. [Parts]

      Longman and Broderip [1786], London - "The enormous popularity of Pleyel’s music during his lifetime is reflected in the testimony of contemporary journals and of early writers like Gerber and Fétis. The small town of Nantucket, Massachusetts, then still a whaling port, formed a Pleyel Society in 1822 ‘to chasten the taste of auditors’, according to a newspaper announcement. The most telling evidence of the appeal of his music lies in the thousands of manuscript copies that filled the shelves of archives, libraries, churches, castles and private homes and in the thousands of editions produced in Europe and North America. In quality the works vary greatly, although most show considerable facility and a thorough technical grounding. The earlier works in particular display thematic originality and ingenious developments that make them fresh and attractive. After about 1792 his talent seems to have diminished; his inventiveness waned and he occasionally succumbed to routine procedures." Rita Benton in Grove M.O. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [1] (publisher's catalogue), 2-19, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 16 pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-14 pp.; Violoncello: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. "J. Ames" in pencil to upper right corner of title of Violino secondo and Viola parts. Address, "Dogflud, Farnham, Surrey," and image of a dog embossed to upper right corner of title and front endpaper of Violino primo and Violoncello parts. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3018. BUC p. 794. RISM P3120 (also includes later issue [Benton 3019]; 1 complete copy only in the U.S., at the University of Iowa). With:PLEYEL [Benton 313-318]. Six Quartetts for two Violins, a Tenor [i.e., viola] and Violoncello Opera II[I]. Prince 10s. 6d. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip, [1786]. Violino primo: [1] (title), 2-31, [i] ([publisher's catalogue) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-5, [i] (blank), 7-26 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), 19, [i] (blank) pp.; Violoncello: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-20 pp. Engraved.Crease to first leaf of Violino primo part. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3126. BUC p. 795. RISM P3160 (4 copies in North America).With:PLEYEL[Benton 319-324]. Six Quartetts for two Violins, a Tenor [i.e., viola] and Violoncello Opera VI. Prince 10s. 6d. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip, [1786]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-21, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-18 pp.; Viola: 1f. (title), [1] (blank), 2-18 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (title), 2-16 pp. Engraved. Early owner's signature, "J. Ames," in ink to upper right corner of title of all parts. An early edition, published in the same year as the first. Benton 3153. BUC p. 795. RISM P3175 (1 complete copy only in the U.S., at UCLA). With:PLEYEL[Benton 346-351]. A Seventh Set of Six Quartets for Two Violins Tenor [i.e., viola] & Violoncello Dedicated to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Price 10s 6d. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip, [1789]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2- 4, [i] (blank), 6-24 pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-20, [i] (blank), 22-24 pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-9, [i] (blank), 11-16, [i] (blank), 18-20, [i] (blank), 22-24 pp.; Basso: [1] (title), 2-16, [i] (blank), 18-19, [i] (blank) pp. Engraved. An early edition, published one year after the first. Benton 3410. BUC p. 796. RISM P3302 (2 complete copies in the U.S., at Columbia University and the Eastman School of Music). With:PLEYEL[Benton 353-355]. Three Quartetts, for Two Violins, Tenor [i.e., viola] & Violoncello Composed & Dedicated to His Majesty the King of Naples. Being the 8th Sett of Quartetts. Book I. Price 7s. 6. [Parts]. London: Longman and Broderip [PN 235], [1791]. Violino primo: 1f. (title), [i] (blank), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Violino secondo: [1] (title), 2-13, [i] (blank) pp.; Viola: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (blank), 6-8, [i] (blank), 10-12 pp.; Violoncello: [1] (title), 2-4, [i] (bla [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nouveau dictionnaire historique, ou histoire abrégée de tous les hommes qui se sont fait un nom par des Talens, des Vertus, des Forfaits, des Erreurs, etc. depuis le commencement du monde jusqu'à nos jours. Et dans laquelle on expose avec impartialité ce que les Ecrivains les plus judicieux ont pensé sur le caractère, les moeurs et les ouvrages des Hommes célèbres dans tous les genres: avec des tables chronologiques pour réduire en corps d'histoire les articles répandus dans ce dictionnaire. Par une Société de Gens-de-Lettres.

      Caen, G. le Roy, 1786. - 8 volumes in-8°, environ 400p. par volumes. Sixième édition, revue, corrigée, & considérablement augmentée. Accroc en coiffe du second volume, sinon très bon exemplaire. Reliures plein veau d'époque, dos lisses ornés de fleurons dorés, pièces de titre beiges, pièces de tomaison noires. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Johann Georg Sulzers Theorie und Praktik der Beredsamkeit. Herausgegeben von Albrecht Kirchmayer, Lehrer der Redekunst auf dem Kurfürstl. Schulhause zu München.

      München, Bey Joseph Lentner, Buchhändler 1786. - 2 Teile in 1 Band (cpl.). 8°. 6 Bll., 256+4 Bll., 184 SS. Gest. Front. von Weissenhahn (mit Abklatschen des Titels in der Darstellung, im Aussensteg etwas braunfleckig, ausserh. Darstellung), einige gest. Vignetten u. etwas Buchschmuck. Ldr. d.Zt. (min. berieben u. bestossen) mit vergold. Rückentitel u. -Dekor, schöne Vorsätze in buntem Pariser Marmor, alls. Rotschnitt. Erste (einzige Original-) Ausgabe. Seiten unterschiedlich gebräunt u. stockfleckig (Vorsätze u. äusserste Lagen mehr), untere Ecke der hintersten Lage mit stärkerem Braunfleck (ausserh. Text). Alters- u. Lagerungs-, wenig eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft sehr ordentliches u. gepflegtes Exemplar. Nicht in VD 18. Vgl. auch ZVDD. ? Teil I, Theorie und Praxis, ist unterteilt in 75 Paragraphen und enthält die theoretische Einleitung, die rednerische Erfindung und Anordnung, sowie den rednerischen Ausdruck und Vortrag. Teil II enthält als illustratives Material 22 Briefe Sulzers, 11 Beschreibungen und Erzählungen, 5 Philosophische Aufsätze, und abschliessend unter dem Titel ?Reden? eine ausführliche ?Lobrede auf Herrn Sulzer? mit zahlreichen historisch-biographischen Angaben (pp. 158?184), ?welche Herr Formey, beständiger Sekretär der königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften in Berlin, bey öffentlicher Versammlung den 3. Jun. 1779 abgelesen hat.? (Anmerkung p. 158). ?? Johann Georg Sulzer (Winterthur 1720? 27.2.1779 Berlin), ref., von Winterthur. Sulzer schloss seine Studien am Carolinum in Zürich, u.a. bei Johann Jakob Bodmer und Johann Jakob Breitinger, 1739 mit der Ordination ab. Daneben nahm er naturwissenschaftlichen Privatunterricht bei Johannes Gessner. U.v.a. 1742 Hauslehrer auf Schloss Widen an der Thur und 1743-47 in Magdeburg. 1747?1763 Professor der Mathematik am Joachimsthalschen Gymnasium in Berlin, 1765 Prof. der Philosophie an der neu errichteten Ritterakademie, ab 1776 Direktor der philosophischen Klasse der Akademie der Wissenschaften Berlin [.]. Sulzer gehörte zu den schweizerischen Wissenschaftlern, die von König Friedrich II. [d. Gr.] sehr geschätzt wurden. Nach langjähriger Vorarbeit erschien 1771 und 1774 sein Hauptwerk, die ?Allg[emeine] Theorie der schönen Künste? Dieses Lexikon ästhetischer Begriffe fand [.] grosse Verbreitung und begründete Sulzers Stellung als Hauptvertreter der deutschen Ästhetik der 2. Hälfte des 18. Jahrhunderts. Die Aufgabe der Kunst besteht nach Sulzer in der möglichst ?lebhaften Rührung der Gemüther? und der ?Erhöhung des Geistes und Herzens? Sie bilde in uns eine ?verfeinerte Sinnlichkeit?, die aber unter der ?Führung der Vernunft? stehen müsse, um nicht in Fanatismus oder Weichlichkeit auszuarten. Wegen seiner universalen Interessen, seines Strebens nach Glück und Harmonie sowie seines liebenswürdigen Wesens wurde Sulzer von seinen Zeitgenossen ?der Weltweise? genannt. (H. Steinke, in: HLS). Ueberweg (3, 12. Aufl. 1924) bescheinigt Sulzers Ansatz eine ?starke Wirkung auf psychologischem und vor allem auch ästhetischem Gebiet [.], [.] und gesteht der Psychologie eine derartig umfassende Bedeutung in der Philosophie zu, dass er geradezu als Vertreter eines Psychologismus gelten kann. Dabei knüpft er vornehmlich an Leibnitz an [.].? ( p. 483 f.). Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Joseph. Quatrième édition.

      Paris de l'imprimerie Didot l'aîné 1786 - In-8, 382 pp., 1 f., 1 frontispice et 9 gravures H.T. Reliure plein maroquin rouge époque, dos lisse richement orné de fleurons et petits fers dans un encadrement de filets dorés, triple filet doré en encadrement sur les plats, dentelle dorée sur les coupes et en encadrement intérieur, tranches dorées, gardes de papier bleu.Ex libris Henri Bonnasse. Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait en frontipisce d'après Cochin gravé par St-Aubin et 9 gravures H.T. d'après Marillier gravées par Née. Cohen 153. (des cahiers plus brunis que d'autres). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vie (La) de Voltaire

      s.t., Génève 1786 - Legatura coeva in mz. pelle con fregi e titolo oro su tassello in pelle al ds. Segni di usura su ds. e piatti. Riparazione al margine interno del frontis. e alle prime 64 carte senza danni per il testo. Alcune macchie d inchiostro e ingialliture sparse. Esemplare modesto, appartenuto a Beaumarchais (vedi scritta sulla carta di guardia anteriore fissa). Edizione originale, molto rara. Barbier, IV, 1018. 8vo (cm. 19), 280 pp. con una piccola testatina incisa in rame. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Untitled Decorative Plate]

      [London], 1786. Hand-coloured engraving by Edwards. Very good condition apart from light foxing in the margins. A beautifully designed image from Edwards "A Collection of Flowers drawn after Nature...", a superb and rare work. Edwards lived in London until about 1778 when he moved to Surrey, exhibiting at the Society of Artists, of which he was a member, and at the Royal Academy. In addition to the fine arts, he also provided designs for textiles, particularly cotton calico. Between 1769 and 1770 he published Edwards British Herbal in monthly parts, with text garnered from the works of contemporary botanists and 100 fine hand-coloured engraved plates from his own designs. The plates show that his interests lay not so much in the accurate depiction of botanical specimens as the design possibilities of beautiful flowers. The present work, his masterpiece, was his next publishing venture. Working from the imprint dates of the plates it is clear that he began to publish designs for the work in 1783, with plates being completed periodically throughout the 1780s and well into the following decade. Unlike his previous work, all the plates are designed, etched and coloured by Edwards himself, a process which gave him complete control over the publication. Cf. Dunthorne 105; cf. Great Flower Books (1990) p 93; cf. Henrey III 673; cf. Nissen BBI 579; cf. Oak Spring Flora p 64.

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        ALLGEMEINES GESANGBUCH

      auf Königlichen Allergnädigsten Befehl zum öffentlichen und häuslichen Gebrauche in den Gemeinen des Herzogthumes Schleswig, des Herzogthums Hollstein, der Herrschaft Pinneberg, der Stadt Altona, und der Grafschaft Ranzau gewidmet und mit Königlichem Allerhöchsten Privilegio herausgegeben. Altona: trykt på Christian 7.'s kongelige privilegium 1786. [20] + 1008 + [28] s. Indbundet med helt ciceleret guldsnit i smukt dekoreret pergament med 2 overdådige beslag af forgyldt sølv med filigrandekoration og monogrammer. Format: 17 x 12 x 5 cm. I usædvanlig god stand.Well-preserved copy of the German song and psalm book, also called 'Das Cramersche Gesangbuch' for the Danish dukedoms Schleswig, Hollstein etc., bound with gauffered edges in beautiful decorated vellum and with two magnificent lavish gilt silver clasps with filigree decoration and monograms.. Også kaldet 'Das Cramersche Gesangbuch'.Lauritz skriver 'Nederste beslag nålepunslet med årstal 1788'

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        La Ninfomania o sia Il furore Uterino

      BIENVILLE - 8vo; contemporary half-calf, label with gilt title on spine; XVI, 143, (1) pp. Some foxing, but a good copy.FIRST EDITION IN ITALIAN (reprinted in 1786, "89, and "92) of the first monographic treatise on nymphomania, first published in French at Amsterdam in 1771."Called also 'metromania' and defined as a melancholy delirium , the cause of which is in the vice of the matrix. Starting with "immoderate cupidity' when "they perpetually dishonour themselves in secret by habitual pollutions', it ended in "confirmed madness'" (Hunter e McAlpine, p. 349).Bienville was active as physician in France and in the Netherlands.Blake, p. 47; Wellcome, II, p. 165; J. D. T. de Bienville, La ninfomania, ovvero Il furore uterino, A.G. Michler e S. Vegetti Finzi, eds., Venezia, 1986. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions in India,: from the commencement of the French war in seventeen hundred and fifty-six, to the conclusion of the late peace, in seventeen hundred and eighty-three. Containing a history of the British interests in Indostan, during a period of near thirty years;

      London J. Debrett 1786 - Bound in contemporary calf. Minor wear to spine. Last text leaf lacking corner, without lack of text. A very good copy. First edition, pp.[8], 595, [1]. Northwick armorial bookplate.

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        Descriptiones quorundam Capensium Insectorum.

      - Erlangen, W. Walther, 1786. 4to (242 x 185mm). pp. 40, with 2 hand-coloured engraved plates, depicting 32 insects. Recent half cloth, spine with gilt lettered label. The earliest illustrated work on the insects of South Africa. The beautifully handcoloured plates were engraved by J.C. Bock after J. Melling. Title-page with paper repair in the upper margin, not affecting the text. A scarce work.Nissen ZBI, 4483; South African Bibliography IV, 834 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mémoires sur la fortification perpendiculaire. Par plusieurs officiers du Corps Royal du Génie. Paris, Nyon, 1786. 2 Bll., 290 S., 1 Bl. Mit 16 mehrf. gefalt. Kupferstichtafeln. 4°. Ldr. d. Zt. mit gold- und blindgepr. Deckelfileten sowie goldgepr. RTitel (Ecken u. Kanten etw. bestoßen).

       1786 Poggendorff I, 783.- Erste Ausgabe.- Streitschriften des Generals Fourcroy de Ramecourt und des Ingenieur-Majors Grenier gegen das Werk des französischen Generals Marquis de Montalembert \'La fortification perpendiculaire\' über Befestigungsbau. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Traité sur la cavallerie. Band 1 (von 2). Mit einer gestochenen, allegorischen Titelvignette (von C.G. Nestler), sowie 58 Abbildungen auf 36 Kupfern [Text Französisch].

      Dresden: Brüder Walther 1786. Titelei, 5 Blatt, 168 Seiten, Tafelteil. Halbleder der Zeit mit dezenter Rückenvergoldung, Rückenschild, marmoriertem Bezugspapier und allseitigem Rotschnitt, Groß-Oktav. (etwas bestossen und berieben, alter Namenseintrag, dezent wellig, wenig gebräunt, kaum braunfleckig, insgesamt recht gut erhalten) Zweite (französischsprachige) Ausgabe, nach der ersten (deutschsprachigen) von 1780. Der Autor (1726-1788) war sächsischer Feldmarschall und Generalinspekteur der leichten Kavallerie. Er war bei preussischen Truppen ausgebildet worden und bezeichnete sich selber als Schüler des preußischen Kavallerie-Generals Friedrich-Wilhelm von Seydlitz. Mit allen Kupfern (34 Blatt, dazu zwei mit \"b\" bezeichnetet Kupfer, also insgesamt 36) mit zusammen 58 Abbildungen (auch darunter vier mit \"a\" resp. \"b\" bezeichnete\"). Die Kupfer zeigen Pferde bei verschiedenen Reitübungen, teils einzeln, teils in Formation. Anfangs handschriftlicher Besitzeintrag \"Oberst Fürst Lobkowitz\", sicherlich ein Mitglied der berühmten und weitverzweigten Familie. - Jähns p. 2655 f. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Fremdsprachen;Französisch;Bibliophilie;Illustrierte Bücher;Geschichte;Militaria;Naturwissenschaften;Biologie;Naturkunde;Pferde;Hippologie]

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        Traité de la caracte avec des observations qui provent la nécessité d' inciser la cornée transparente et la capsule du crystallin d' une manière diverse, selon les différentes espèces de caractes.

      P. J. Duplain 1786 Traité de la caracte avec des observations qui provent la nécessité d' inciser la cornée transparente et la capsule du crystallin d' une manière diverse, selon les différentes espèces de caractes. Wenzel, Jakob de. Paris, P. J. Duplain, 1786. In - 8°, m. pelle coeva (un po' logora). xii, 224, (2) pp. con una grande tavola incisa in rame ripiegata f.t. Edizione originale. Hirsch, V, p. 900. Norton, Source book of ophthalmology, 2501. Becker Collection, 416: >.

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        Unterhaltende Naturwunder. Aeolus-Höhlen, Donnerdämpfe, Entzündbares-Gewässer, Wunderbare Salz-Vorräthe der Natur, Erdbrände, griechisches Feuer, Stromboli, Prudelgewässer. - (Bd. 2 mit dem Titel:) Klingende und brüllende Höhlen, brennende und feyerspeinde Hölen, Feuer-Typhon oder Flammen-Wirbel, Luftquellen, Auswürfe aus Eisspalten oder Gletscher, Explosionen, Plunder-Wunder. Nach dessen Tode mit Anmerkungen vermehrt und mit einer Biographie des Autors herausgegeben von Johann Christian Wiegleb.

      Erfurt, Keyser 1786 - 1788.. 2 Bände. 6 Bll., 395 S.; 192 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenschild und Rückenverg. Berieben, insgesamt ganz gutes Exemplar.

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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.

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        1786 Psalter - Isaiah Thomas - First Worcester Edition

      Hardcover. Good. 1786 Psalter Philadelphia: Isaiah Thomas - First Worcester Edition! Josiah Hayden (Several Owner's Inscriptions, one dated 1788).

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        Beytrag zur neuesten Geschichte des Freymaurerordens in neun Gesprächen mit Erlaubniß meiner Obern herausgegeben.

      Berlin (d. i. Frankfurt, Andreä), 1786.5 Bll., 182 S. HLdr. d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. Wolfstieg 5556; Kloss 500; Beyer 606; Lenning I, 548. - Nicht bei Goedeke. - Erste Ausgabe. - "Knigge gelingt es hier, die verwickelte Geschichte der Freimaurerei im 18. Jahrhundert auf prägnante Art darzustellen. Bei der Erwähnung der Illuminaten nutzt er die Gelegenheit zu einer Selbstdarstellung" (Kat. Wolfenbüttel 199). - Etwas berieben. Tls. an den Rändern braunfleckig. Bücher de

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        Traité des Bandages herniaires ; Dans lequel on trouve, indépendamment des Bandages ordinaires, des machines propres à remédier aux chûtes de la matrice & du rectum, à servir de récipient dans le cas d'anus artificiel, d'incontinence d'urine, &c. &c.

      Chez Belin ; chez Hardouin & Gattey ; chez l'auteur, à Paris, Paris 1786 - XXXIV + 238 pages. « L'ouvrage que j'offre au Public, est le fruit de mes veilles & de mon expérience ; depuis 40 ans je m'occupe essentiellement, & sans relâche, de la perfection de ces instruments (bandages herniaires) ». Juville, chirurgien herniaire, présente ici un ouvrage majeure, il fournissait les hôpitaux des armées, a voyagé à l'étranger, étudié et amélioré des techniques, des instruments dans cette spécialité. Il nous présente dans le 1er chapitre un précis historique des bandages (herniaires). Quatorze planches en couleurs à déplier, en fin de volume, commentées et expliquées dans le chapitre III. Sieur Juville précise que toutes les gravures de ces planches représentent les objets réduits de moitié. Table des matières dans un ordre alphabétique. Couverture rigide, habillée de cuir, dorures, dos à 5 nerfs avec titre, tranches dorées. Etat : Bon état, état d'ancienneté. Couverture frottée, petites désagrégations de matière, coins peu émoussés. Frontispice avec 2 annotations. Intérieur avec, ici ou là, petites taches, ombres. Une ou deux déchirures sans gravité. Certaines feuilles des pages sont dans un papier plus fin que la majorité des autres pages et présentent un brunissement assez prononcé, par rapport à un jaunissement plus standard des autres feuilles. Les planches sont aussi dans un bon état, mais présentent quelques oxydations et ombres et sont bien sûr défraîchies. 20 x 13 x 3.5 cm 495g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ALLGEMEINES GESANGBUCH,

      1786 1786 - auf Königlichen Allergnädigsten Befehl zum öffentlichen und häuslichen Gebrauche in den Gemeinen des Herzogthumes Schleswig, des Herzogthums Hollstein, der Herrschaft Pinneberg, der Stadt Altona, und der Grafschaft Ranzau gewidmet und mit Königlichem Allerhöchsten Privilegio herausgegeben. Altona: trykt på Christian 7.'s kongelige privilegium 1786. [20] + 1008 + [28] s. Indbundet med helt ciceleret guldsnit i smukt dekoreret pergament med 2 overdådige beslag af forgyldt sølv med filigrandekoration og monogrammer. Format: 17 x 12 x 5 cm. I usædvanlig god stand.Well-preserved copy of the German song and psalm book, also called 'Das Cramersche Gesangbuch' for the Danish dukedoms Schleswig, Hollstein etc., bound with gauffered edges in beautiful decorated vellum and with two magnificent lavish gilt silver clasps with filigree decoration and monograms. * Også kaldet 'Das Cramersche Gesangbuch'.Lauritz skriver 'Nederste beslag nålepunslet med årstal 1788' [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Transactions in India, from the Commencement of the French War in Seventeen Hundred and Fifty-Six, to the Conclusion of the Late Peace, in Seventeen Hundred and Eighty-Three. Containing a History of the British Interests in Indostan, during a Period of near Thirty Years; distinguished by two Wars with France, several Revolutions and Treaties of Alliance, the Acquisition of an Extensive Territory, and the Administration of Governor Hastings.

      J. Debrett, London. 1786 - First edition. Octavo. pp [viii], 505. Period (possibly French) binding of quarter red morocco with gilt decoration and rules to spine, red boards, marbled endpapers. The tentative attribution to Moir is made by the British Library, Halkett & Laing and ESTC. An early publication by a now-venerable publisher.Boards slightly rubbed at the edges. Near fine. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Histoire héroïque et universelle de la noblesse de Provence ; avec huit grandes cartes armoriales.

      Avignon, François Seguin, 1776-1786, - 3 vol. in-4, [3] ff. n. ch. (titre et dédicace), XIV-549, [2]-602 et VIII-352 pp., avec un titre-frontispice gravé et 9 grandes planches d'armoiries dépliantes (dont une seule pour le Supplément), basane fauve marbrée, dos à nerfs cloisonnés et fleuronnés, pièces de titre et de tomaison cerise et bouteille, encadrement de double filet à froid sur les plats, tranches rouges [volumes I & II] ; demi-basane bouteille du XIXe siècle, dos lisse orné de filets dorés, tranches mouchetées [volume III], (reliure de l'époque). Dos frottés, coiffes et coins un peu abîmés. Deuxième édition (ou plutôt deuxième tirage) pour les deux premiers volumes, qui constituent le corps de texte, et étaient d'abord parus en 1757-1759 (s'étant mal vendus, il fallut les remettre en circulation avec un nouveau titre et quelques corrections mineures) ; de même pour le Supplément (volume III), qui avait connu une première sortie sans date et comprenant 206 pp. Manque le second Supplément, paru ultérieurement à une date indéterminée, mais sans doute en 1787, et qui est de toute rareté. Il existe un véritable mystère autour de l'identité précise de cet Artefeuil, qui signe la dédicace aux syndics et commissaires de la noblesse de Provence (volume I) : pour Achard et Desessarts, il s'agit d'une personne physique réelle (mais il n'y en a aucune trace par ailleurs) ; pour Lenglet-Dufresnoy, ce n'est que le pseudonyme d'un certain La Touloubre, qui fut confondu par Guigard avec le juriste Ventre de La Touloubre (mort en 1767 .) ; pour Roux-Alphéran, Artefeuil est le pseudonyme collectif de deux magistrats provençaux, Pierre-Joseph-Laurent de Gaillard-Longjumeau (1709-1766) et Louis-Charles-Marie d'Arnaud (1724-1784). On lira avec intérêt la discussion de Roman d'Amat sur cette question (dans le Dictionnaire de biographie française). Saffroy II, 32853 et 32854. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque du château de Dampierre (ducs de Luynes), avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Delle assicurazioni marittime. Trattato.

      Nella Stamperia Bonducciana,, In Firenze, 1786 - Tre volumi di cm. 27; pp. vi, 414; iv, 527; ix (1) 832 + 28 d'indice. Bella vignetta incisa a ciascun frontespizio, un grande stemma alla seconda carta del primo volume, Graziose testate, capolettera e finalini in xilografia. Solida legatura coeva in mezza pergamena con punte, dorsi lisci con titoli su tasselli. Piatti marmorizzati e tagli spruzzati. Solo una cerniera internamente un po' debole al terzo volume, ma esemplare particolarmente fresco, marginoso e ben conservato. Non comune prima edizione di questa ampio trattato. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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