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        SILVA: or, A Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propogation of Timber in his Majesty’s Dominions: As it was delivered in the Royal Society On the 15th Day of October, 1662, Upon Occasion of certain Quæries propounded to that illustrious Assembly, by the Honourable the Principal Officers and Commissioners of the Navy Together with An Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves With Notes by A Hunter To Which is Added the Terra: A Philosophical Discourse of Earth

      York: Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley ... 1786. . New [7th] Ed. [2nd Hunter Ed.] 2 vols. 4to. [xlvi] + 311pp. + [ix]. + x + 74pp. + 343pp. + iv. Port. frontis. (Print) signed 'F. Bartolozzi, 3 folding tables, 42 plates including 1 folding. Some light browning, partially erased inscription, ex.-libris John Sheppard, early manuscript notes fixed to e.ps., marbled e.ps., contemporary gilt rule edged mottled calf, joints rubbed and cracking, intricate dec. gilt compartments with gilt lettered calf labels inlaid to spines sl. chipped with sl. loss. The 'Terra' has a separate titlepage, pagination and register, in our copy It is bound at the front of volume 2. not at the end, our copy without ixpp. preliminary pages from the same. Henrey 138 (calls for 42 plates); ESTC T146245; Freeman pp.123. ODNB ?'... Evelyn's pioneering work on tree cultivation (Sylva, 1664) and on soils (A Philosophical Discourse of Earth, 1676; in later editions entitled Terra: a philosophical discourse) were both outgrowths of the Elysium Britannicum. Although primarily intended to encourage tree planting after the devastation of the civil war, Sylva was a learned work addressed more to gentlemen than to foresters. In it he introduced the word ?'avenues?' into the English language of landscaping. By its fourth edition it contained ?'an Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves?' that demonstrates its relation to the Elysium project. Sylva's handsome reissue with additional plates by Alexander Hunter in 1776 gave it a renewed popularity....?' US$908

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        Joseph

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

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        Geschichte und Praxis der Aerostatik durch Tiberius Cavallo, der königl. großbritannischen Societät der Wissenschaften Mitglied. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt. Nebst zwo Kupfertafeln [=Falttafeln, davon nur eine vorhanden; siehe weiter unten].

      Leipzig: Im Schwickertschen Verlage 1786 - 226 Seiten, Fadenheftung, Format 12 x 20,4 cm, alter privater Pappband, geprägter Rückentitel usw. * Erste dt. Ausgabe. Die englische Original-Ausgabe erschien 1785 unter dem Titel "The History and Practice of Aerostation". Bereits 1781 unternahm der in London lebende italienische Physiker Cavallo (1749-1809) Flugversuche mit dem Ballon. Darüber berichtete er 1782 als Mitglied der Royal Society. Diese Vorträge waren Grundlage für das vorliegende Buch. Erhaltung: Am Rücken ist ein Bibliotheks-Siegel aus Papier aufgeleimt; ein entsprechender Stempel ist nicht vorhanden, stattdessen ein privates Ex-Libris auf dem Vorsatz. Der Rücken ist im Bereich des oberen Kapitals abgerieben; die Rückenkante ist oben einseitig auf 3,0 eingerissen. Von den 2 gefalteten Kupfertafeln am Schluß fehlt die Tafel II. Diese wird als saubere Kopie lose mitgeliefert und ist genau auf die passende Größe von etwa 22,5 x 20 cm kopiert. Der Buchblock ist sauber und ohne Flecken oder handschriftliche Eintragungen. Buchblock und Einband sind fest zusammen. Insgesamt ein gutes Exemplar. ++++++++++++ Eine größere Sammlung über frühe Fliegerei wird in unserem Antiquariatsbestand eingearbeitet. Sie finden diese Titel innerhalb der Kategorie "Luft- und Raumfahrt". Lassen Sie sich den Gesamtbestand anzeigen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Illustrationsentwurf zu einem Kinderbuch mit 9-zeiligem Vers „Dienerschaft" und umlaufenden Rand mit 8 Szenen aus dem Kinderleben.

      - Feder in Schwarz, über Bleistift, auf festem strukturiertem Papier, links unten signiert „W. Wendelstadt". 26:20 cm. Möglicherweise Entwurf zu: Ornements de la mémoire. Contes et poésies pour le premier âge, illustres par Guillme Wendeltstadt, Frankfurt, C. Jügel. Das reizvolle Blatt belegt das große zeichnerische Können der Künstlerin. Die Malerin und Radiererin war die Tochter des als Zeichenlehrer am Städelschen Kunstinstitut tätigen Porträt- und Historienmalers C.F. Wendelstadt (1786-1840) und dessen Ehefrau, der Bildnismalerin Anna Antoinette (1790/1795 – nach 1829) und Schwester des Bildhauers C.E. Wendelstadt (1814-1841). Erste Einführung in die Malerei erfolgte wohl durch ihre Mutter, anschließend erhielt sie Unterricht von J.F. Dielmann (1809-1885). Sie schuf Landschaften, Genreszenen, Stilleben und Porträts. Zudem soll sie an dem von J.H. von Hefner-Altenbeck in Gemeinschaft mit C. Becker herausgegebenen Werk „Kunstwerke und Gerätschaften des Mittelalters und der Renaissance, Mannheim 1848-1863, zeichnerisch mitgewirkt haben.

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        Trattato della Pittura di Lionardo da Vinci, Nuovamente dato in luce, con la Vita dell'istesso Autore, Scritta da Rafaelle Du Fresne. Si sono aggiunti i tre Libri della pittura, ed il Trattato della Statua di Leon Battista Alberti, con la Vita Medesimo

      Instituto delle Scienze, Bologna, Italy 1786 - 1786. GOOD+. Contains nineteen full-page copperplates plus several engraved head and tail pieces. A clean, well-bound copy, the only markings a small white label with typed identification affixed to front pasted endpaper and small white label near base of spine. Pages are very good, the only flaw a dampstain across bottom page edges, most visible in outside corner margins of first and last 30 leaves; very faint on other pages. Stain does not affect type or plates except for small overlaps on a very few pages. Pages otherwise fresh and near fine; complete, minor foxing on a few leaves, no tears or chipping. Cover of marbled paper over boards with brown morocco leather spine and corners. 5 raised gilt-decorated spine hubs; gilt titling in two compartments. Matching marbled endpapers. Moderate edge rubbing to cover; leather rubbed and scuffed at corners, spine ends and along hinges with some cracking along front and bottom hinges of both covers. Internally hinges a bit wobbly but intact, book block firm and straight. 9-3/4 x 13-5/8". xxiii + 205 pages, including printer's colophon (dated May 15, 1785). Size: Small Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vaderlandsche gezichten of afbeeldingen, behoorende tot den Tegenwoordigen staat der Vereenigde Nederlanden, in den jaare 1786 [to 1792] naar 't leven getekend door J. Bulthuis [later: J. Gardiner Visscher after J.B.] en in 't koper gedruckt door K.F. Bendorp.

      Amsterdam, H. Gartman, [1786-1792]. Three volumes, contemporary half leather. 114 prints on double pages (17x23 cm), 2 prints in 1 double page (8x23cm) and 478 prints on 1 page (8x11cm). A total of 594 very good quality prints. Rare set in good condition. B0311.

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        Wis-, meet- en doorzicht-kundige handleiding volgens welke men ten allen tyde en plaatse den stand der zonne en maane, de verlichting der voorwerpen door dezelven, de strekking en lengten van derzelver slagschaduwen gemaklyk vinden en in perspectiefsche regelen overbrengen en bepaalen kan, Zeer nuttig in het zamenstellen van kunsttafreelen die een zon- of maan-licht voorstellen. Amsterdam, Elwe en Langeveld, 1786.

      Half linnen band uit de tijd, 12+102 pag. Geillustreerd met 9 uitslaande gravures (genummerd A en 1-8).

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        Suite des seize estampes représentant les conquêtes de l`Empereur de la Chine Avec leur explication ("Bataillet et conquétes de Chine" et "Faits mémorables des empereurs de Chine"). Paris, Selbstverlag ca. 1788. 2° (Gr. Quer-Folio), ca. 56 x 44 cm (Bildgröße: ca. 41 x 23 cm). 3 gest. Titelbll., 24 Kupfertafel (bez. I-XXIV). Nachgebunden: 6 Bll. mit jeweils 1 gest. Textbl. u. 1 Darstellung aus der Reihe Faits mémorables des Empereur de la Chine (bez. 19-24). Pp. d. Zt. mit Brokatmuster auf dem Deckel. Vgl. Cohen/R. 479; Cordier 587-88: l`ouvrage à été divisé en 4 livraison; Brunet III, 90. - Prachtvolle Darstellungen vom chinesischen Kaiserhof u. Szenen aus dem Alltagsleben. Vorhd. Suite de seize estampes représentant les conquêtes de l`Empe

      Paris, Chez l`Auteur, ca. 1786-1788. - Paris, Selbstverlag ca. 1788. 2° (Gr. Quer-Folio), ca. 56 x 44 cm (Bildgröße: ca. 41 x 23 cm). 3 gest. Titelbll., 24 Kupfertafel (bez. I-XXIV). Nachgebunden: 6 Bll. mit jeweils 1 gest. Textbl. u. 1 Darstellung aus der Reihe Faits mémorables des Empereur de la Chine (bez. 19-24). Pp. d. Zt. mit Brokatmuster auf dem Deckel. Vgl. Cohen/R. 479; Cordier 587-88: l`ouvrage à été divisé en 4 livraison; Brunet III, 90. - Prachtvolle Darstellungen vom chinesischen Kaiserhof u. Szenen aus dem Alltagsleben. Vorhd. Suite de seize estampes représentant les conquêtes de l`Empereur de la Chine avec leur explication. Das gest. Titelbl. mit Hinweisen auf die Darstellungen der 16 Tafeln mit dem Zusatz Supplément de deux tableaux, formant quatre estampes. Es folgen die großen, figurenreichen Schlachtenszenen, Zeltlagern u. kaiserl. Empfang (num. I-XVI). Anschließend ein gest. Titelbl. wie oben, jedoch mit dem Zusatz XVII Estampe Cérémonie du labourage. - XVIII, XIX et XXE Estampe Marche ordinaire de l`Empereur mit den Taf. XVII-XX. Ein weiteres gest. Titelbl. mit einem weiteren Hinweis auf die Taf. XXI-XXIV u. prachtvollen Darstellungen von Festlichkeiten. Auf einem w. Bl. das ausgeschnittene Titelschildchen Faits mémorables. mit hs. zeitgenöss. Hinweis 4eme livraison des six estampes. du Bataille de la Chine Comme ouvrage Chinois. Die Kupfer sind von Helman, dat. 1783-1786 nach Attiret, Damascenus, Castilloni Sichelberth u. vom Peitre de l`Empereur de la Chine. Zustand: Leicht angestaubt u. leicht stockfl. 2 Bll. mit leichter Quetschfalte. Buchblock gebrochen. Einbd. stark beschabt u. bestoßen, Rücken defekt. - HELMAN, Isidore Stanislas Henri (1743-1809) Suite des seize Estampes représentant les conquêtes de l`Empereur de la Chine. Paris; Engraved index leaf listing the plates 1-20 (plates 18-20 to be bound as a wide panorama). 24 engraved plates, complete as issued. A RARE WORK WITH FINE PLATES. The first 16 plates are derived from the larger prints by Cochin based on drawings by Giuseppe Castiglione, a missionary artist in the Court of the Emperor. Helman added 8 further prints to make up this work, which records the battles, victories and ceremonies of the Emperor Qianlong (1735-1796). Cochin seized on the commerciality of Chinese imagery in the European market in the late 18th century, publishing several other works on China. This series of plates is rare, with just 3 copies of the work recorded in ABPC since 1977. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 10550

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        Collection of Laws, Decrees, Treaties and Other Documents, 1786-1821.

      1786 - Laws and Other Decisions of King John VI, King of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves [Portugal]. [Brazil] John VI [1767-1826], King. [Collection of Laws, Decrees, Treaties and Other Documents]. Nine volumes. Lisbon: [Various Printers], 1786-1821. Folio (11-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary calf with cat's-paw decoration, gilt spines with raised bands and lettering pieces, marbled endpapers, edges rouged. Moderate rubbing to extremities, chipping to spine ends, scuffing to boards, corners worn, some joints and hinges cracked. Moderate toning to text, browning and foxing to some leaves, upper section of licence leaf in first book lacking with loss to text, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, stamps to title pages. * These volumes are a compilation of laws, decrees, treaties and other documents issued by King John VI, King of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves from 1816 to 1822 and Titular Emperor of Brazil from 1825 to 1826. Covering most of his reign, the contents of these books derive from a remarkable period in Portuguese history. This is the era of the Napoleonic invasion, the transfer of Portugal's court and government to Brazil, the Liberal Revolution of 1820 and the early stages of Brazil's independence movement. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Lyric Works of Horace, translated into English Verse: to which are added a Number of Original Poems. By a Native of America [John Parke]

      Philadelphia: Printed by Eleazer Oswald, 1786. First American edition of Horace in translation. Frontispiece by James Peller Malcom. 8vo. Contemporary sheep. Rebacked, original red morocco gilt label laid down, rubbed, some browning and spotting of text, signature of John Morton Jr. 1794 on blank and title, this could be the son of the Signer, a list of subscribers at back containing some 480 people, mostly from Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania, including Caleb Buglass, Tench Cox, Charles Carroll, the Marquis de la Fayette (for 12 sets), Horatio Gates, Thomas M'Kean, Caesar Augustus Rodney and Anthony Wayne. In a marbled paper and brown cloth open end case. First American edition of Horace in translation. Frontispiece by James Peller Malcom. 8vo. John Parke, the editor and translator, was a poet who served with Washington during the Revolution in the quartermaster's department, retired a Colonel, and had been educated at what is now the University of Delaware and University of Pennsylvania. He was also a member of the Library Company of Philadelphia. This work is dedicated to Washington and Parke has paraphrased some of the lyrics to contain local and contemporary accounts and substituted Americans in place for the Roman worthies, as in the case of the Ode celebrating Augustus' return from Spain which is altered to represent Washington's return from Virginia. He has also modeled some parts greatly upon Pope. The bookseller, Henry Stevens, once described this work as "The rarest and oddest of all the American books of poetry." John Wilcocks, a close friend of Parke's and a British officer contributed poems to the "Original Poems" section as did John Pryor. The translations of "Anacreon's Odes" by David French, "the prothonotary of the New Castle court" (Appleton) are included and Parke has contributed "Virginia: A Pastoral Drama, on the Birth-day of an Illustrious personage and the Return of Peace, February 11th, 1784" which is the "earliest known attempt to celebrate Washington's birthday" (Wegelin 303). Evans 19717; Harris Collection of American Poetry, p. 190; Library Company of Philadelphia "First American editions," p. 19; Wegelin 303; Sabin 33005

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        Le somnambule oeuvres en proses et en vers ou l'on trouve l'histoire géné EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: A l'Isle de France , et se trouve a Paris Chez P. Fr. Didot le jeune, imprimeur de Monsieur, 1786. Fine. A l'Isle de France , et se trouve a Paris Chez P. Fr. Didot le jeune, imprimeur de Monsieur, Paris 1786, 1779, fort in 8 (19,5x12,5cm), vj, 312 pp. et viij, 254 pp. (6) , 56 pp., relié. - First Edition. Absent the BN of France and French catalogs, one copy to the British Library and some in English catalogs. The sleepwalker is on large paper. New booklets Fleury are first edition. Half blue buckram the first half of the nineteenth century. Corners bumped. Woman French letter (1737-1813), Countess Anne Marie Françoise de Beauharnais wrote news stories, plays and pieces of verse, are found together in this collection. Outside contain fables in verse, new tracts of Feutry brings together a set of text on the birth and development of Castilian poetry, Arabic and Italian, Portuguese of great interest. Biography of many Italian poets of the fourteenth to rebirth. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Absent à la BN de France et aux catalogues français, un exemplaire à la British library et quelques uns dans les catalogues anglais. Le somnambule est sur grand papier. Les nouveaux opuscules de Fleury sont en première édition. Reliure en demi percaline bleu de la première moitié du XIXe. Coins émoussés. Femme de lettre française (1737-1813), la comtesse de Anne Marie Françoise de Beauharnais a écrit des nouvelles, des contes, des pièces de théâtre et des pièces de vers, on les trouve réunis dans ce recueil. En dehors de contenir des fables en vers, les nouveaux opuscules de Feutry rassemble un ensemble de texte sur la naissance et le développement de la poésie castillanne, arabe et italienne, portugaise d'un grand intérêt. Biographie de nombreux poètes italiens du XIVe à la renaissance.

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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 volume. Volume the First - Seventh. Completo.

      printed for Rivington and sons, L. Davis, B. White 1786 - 1790, London, - In 8° (17,5x10,4 cm); 7 tomi: (2), XXIV, 74, (2), 72, 95, (1), 100, 59, (1) pp., (2), 85, (1), 98, 78, (2), 84, 96, 90, (2) pp., (2), 99, (1), 90, 105, (1), 104, 97, (3) pp., 95, (1), 104, 127, (2), 6-118, 69 pp., (2), 112, 100, 124, 121, (1), 118 pp., (2), 192, 90, 118, 80 pp., (2), 126, 138, 109, (1), 274 pp. Belle legature coeve in piena pelle maculate con dorsi a 5 nervi, titolo e numero del volume in oro su fascetta scura al dorso. Filetti in oro ai tasselli. Ai piatti cornice con filetto in oro. Qualche lieve strofinatura. Tagli gialli. Una leggerissima ed ininfluente brunitura al margine bianco di due frontespizi ma esemplare in ottime condizioni di conservazione. Prima rara edizione e una fra le più ricercate edizioni delle opere teatrali complete di William Shakespeare con la sua vita ed il commento del celebre critico, che curò anche l'edizione, Edmond Malone (1741 - 1812). Una seconda edizione, più comune, che conteneva anche le poesie uscì nel 1790 in dieci volumi. Anche se Malone è considerato aver minor capacità intuitiva e critica di Jhonson viene considerato uno studioso assai migliore di questi. Il suo studio critico in archivi e collezioni private lo portarono a questa edizione considerata come una delle più corrette filologicamente parlando. Questa edizione, come le numerose scoperte di Malone sulla vita e le opere di Shakespeare vengono ancora oggi considerate indispensabili per gli studiosi shekspiriani. Malone "Trasferitosi a Londra, dove frequentò ambienti letterari ed artistici, ha regolarmente visitato Samuel Johnson ed è stato di grande aiuto per James Boswell nella revisione e correzione delle bozze della sua Vita. Amico di Sir Joshua Reynolds, resta famoso soprattutto per aver smascherato l'inganno degli Shakespeare Forgeries, un gruppo di falsi attribuiti a William Shakespeare e scritti in realtà dal diciannovenne William Henry Ireland; i falsi comprendevano alcune lettere di Shakespeare alla moglie Anne Hathaway e altri, un dramma nuovo e una professione di fede. La scoperta fece grande scalpore, salvo poi essere smentita e denunciata dallo stesso Malone.". Esemplare raro ed ancor più raro a trovarsi in queste ottime condizioni di conservazione. A good copy.

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        Histoire des progrès de la puissance navale de l'Angleterre EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez G. de Bure, 1786. Fine. Chez G. de Bure, à Paris 1786, 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (10x18cm), relié. - Second edition, and first Paris after the original appeared in 1783 in Yverdon. Binding full glossy blond and speckled calf. Back smooth decorated with four irons in boxes. As an exhibit in red morocco; room volume number round black leather. Double mentoring net on the boards. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Seconde édition, en partie originale, préférable à la première car augmentée de deux livres (et des pièces justificatives) et surtout corrigée et revue par l'auteur (ce dernier se plaint de la première édition dans la préface), et première parisienne, après l'originale parue à Yverdon en 1783. Reliure en plein veau blond glacé et moucheté. Dos lisse orné de 4 fers dans des caissons. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge ; pièce de tomaison ronde en maroquin noir. Double filet d'encadrement sur les plats. Bel exemplaire. Réflexions sur l'extraordinaire puissance navale de l'Angleterre à la fin du XVIIIe et durant ses époques fastes. L'auteur, après une introduction sur l'histoire des puissances maritimes, retrace l'histoire détaillée de la marine en Angleterre depuis l'invasion de Jules Cesar. Toutes les périodes sont étudiées, Moyen Âge, XVIIe... Les pièces justificatives sont précieuses. De nombreuses pages sont naturellement consacrées au Nouveau Monde, les combats de Francis Drake en Amérique du sud, les batailles entre anglais et français pour la domination de la baie d'Hudson, la guerre de 7 ans et la conquête du Canada.

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        A treatise on the venereal disease

      London: Sold at No. 13, Castle Street, Leicester Square, 1786. [12], 398, [12]pp. 7 plates, each with tissue guard and explanation leaf. 261 x 210 mm. 18th or early 19th century half calf gilt, marbled boards, light wear. First two leaves soiled and with corners repaired, minor foxing, but very good. First edition.The progress of knowledge and treatment of venereal diseases received a setback with the publication of Hunter's treatise, which supported the old theory, current since the sixteenth century, that syphilis and gonorrhea were manifestations of the same venereal pathogen. Hunter's erroneous conclusion was based upon an experiment designed to test this theory, in which an unknown subject was inoculated with infectious matter taken from a gonorrheal patient, who, unbeknownst to Hunter, had also contracted syphilis. When the subject developed syphlitic symptoms, Hunter interpreted this result as validation of the theory, as eighteenth-century medical doctrine did not recognize the possibility of mixed infection.Qvist, in his biography of Hunter, has effectively debunked the myth that Hunter performed the above-mentioned experiment on himself, a myth first publicized in d'Arcy Power's Hunterian Oration of 1925. As evidence for the untruth of this myth, Qvist cites the report of the autopsy performed on Hunter, which did not list any pathological changes that might have been caused by syphilis, but rather indicates beyond the shadow of a doubt that Hunter died from coronary artery disease of atheromatous origin. Qvist also mentions the fact that Hunter never described himself as the subject of this experiment or as a sufferer from venereal disease (this in contrast to the vividly personal accounts he left of his other ailments), and points out that Hunter subscribed to the common eighteenth-century medical practice of performing experiments on other human subjects.The Treatise on the venereal disease was the first book issued from Hunter's private press, which he established in 1786 at his house on Castle Street in an attempt to prevent the unauthorized publication of cheap and foreign editions of his works. 1,000 copies of the first edition were printed. Crissey & Parrish, pp. 81-83. Garrison-Morton 2377. Pusey, pp. 50-52. Qvist, pp. 42-53. Robb-Smith, "John Hunter's private press," J. hist. med & allied sciences 25 (1970), pp. 262-269. Norman 1117.

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        Numa Pompilius, second roi de Rome

      Didot l'aîné, Paris 1786 - In-8 (113 x 185 mm), 2 ff. n. ch., 418 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Maroquin rouge, triple filet d'encadrement, dos lisse orné, pièces de titre et d'éditeur avec la date en maroquin olive, filets sur les coupes et les coiffes, roulette intérieure, tranches dorées, faux-titre remonté sur onglet, coiffe supérieure légèrement fendillée (reliure de l'époque). Édition originale. Ce récit est inspiré de la vie de Numa Pompilius (-715, -673), le deuxième roi légendaire de Rome. À l'instar de Gonzalve de Cordoue (1791), autre roman de l'auteur, l'ouvrage s'inscrit dans la tradition des grands romans héroïques du XVIIe siècle. Il est illustré d'un frontispice de Queverdo gravé en taille-douce par Dambrun. Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian (Château de Florian près de Sauve 1755-Sceaux 1794) est considéré comme le meilleur fabuliste français après La Fontaine. Il perd sa mère très jeune et est élevé au château de Florian par son oncle, lié par alliance à Voltaire. Il vécut deux ans à Ferney auprès de Voltaire qui le surnommait Florianet. Sous la protection du duc de Penthièvre, il fut nommé page, gentilhomme ordinaire puis officier de dragons de son régiment. Ses chansons, poèmes, pastorales, nouvelles, traductions de Cervantès, romans et pièces de théâtre lui donnèrent de nombreux succès. Il fut élu à l'Académie française en 1782. Ses chansons, comme Plaisir d'amour, étaient très recherchées des musiciens. Certaines de ses morales et expressions de ses fables sont passées à la postérité : Pour vivre heureux vivons cachés ; Rira bien qui rira le dernier? Proche des Bourbons, il fut incarcéré à la prison de la Bourbe pendant un mois et mourut peu après n'ayant pu supporter cet événement. Trois ex-libris grattés dont un avec le chiffre A.S. Très bel exemplaire en maroquin de l'époque. Quérard, La France littéraire, III, p. 141 ; Cioranescu, Bibliographie de la littérature française du XVIIIe siècle, II, p. 801, n°28775. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Coleccion de instrucciones pastorales, que en diferentes ocasiones, y con varios motivos publico para edificacion de los fieles Ö.

      Madrid, Imprenta Real, 1786. - Engraved portrait, 367 pp.; (1 l., 1 l. errata), pp. [369]-830. 2 volumes.@ 4?, contemporary speckled calf with gilt borders, spine gilt with red label, edges rouged, marbled endpapers. Light marginal staining on title-page of volume I. Overall fine. 2 volumes.@ ---- FIRST EDITION in this form; all the works had previously appeared elsewhere. Volume I has a fine portrait of the author drawn by Joaquin Ynza and engraved by Juan Antonio Salvador Carmona. Included in the @Coleccion is a section on the 1780-1782 Tupac Amaru rebellion in Peru, the foremost of the eighteenth-century Indian revolutions (I, 225-41). San Alberto also deals with orphanages in CÛrdoba (I, 242-367) and war against pagan Indians (II, 524-33), and sets out an interesting "Relox espiritual para llevar a Dios presente en toda hora" (II, 774-813), illustrated with woodcut diagrams of clocks. Frei JosÈ Antonio de San Alberto (1727-1804), born in the Aragonese town of Fresno, professed in the Carmelite convent in Zaragoza in 1744 and was named prior of the Convent of St. Theresa in 1766. He later became Procurador General of the Order in Madrid and acted as royal preacher and Examinador Sinodal for the Archbishop of Toledo. In 1778 he was appointed Bishop of CÛrdoba de Tucum n by King Charles III, and in 1786 became Bishop of La Plata. He was one of the outstanding prelates of the late colonial period in Latin America, known for his learning and for his charity to the poor. For his contributions to education, he has been compared to Domingo F. Sarmiento, father of the educational system in Argentina. RenÈ-Moreno comments, "The characteristics of the writings of San Alberto are: persuasive reasoning based upon a great deal of first-hand knowledge of the sacred scriptures and canons. They follow a simple and cohesive structure and a mellifluous tone which draws even the most profane readers. This last feature has assured a lasting success to his writings" (no. 508).---- Palau 289474: calling for a portrait and 418 + 369 + 830 pp. [@sic]. Medina, @BHA 5208: collating as this copy. Sabin 75979. NUC: ICN, WU, PU, RPJCB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Englander in Indien.: Nach Orme.

      1786-88, Leipzig: Im Verlage der Dykischen Buchhandlung 1786 - A very good set bound in contemporary or slightly later half calf, marbled boards. Some light browning throughout. First edition Three volumes bound in one, pp.[vi], 460, [3]; 419; 258, [2], folding engraved map.

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        Catechismus Romanus: ex decreto Concilii Tridentini iussu S. Pii V editus.

      [Rome], Propaganda Fide, 1786 [= 1787]-1787.. 2 volumes. 8vo. The pages progress from right to left like a normal Arabic book. With an Arabic title-page on the second page of each volume, each with the Propaganda Fide's woodcut Jesus and apostles device and each preceded (on the back of the same leaf) by a Latin half-title. Further with woodcut tail-pieces, 1 woodcut decorated initial, and tailpieces and factotums built up from cast fleurons. Set in 2 sizes of nashk Arabic type, with the 13-page dedication to Pope Pius VI and a few other preliminary pages also in Latin on the facing pages, set in roman and italic type. [40], "976" [= 980]; [8], "855" [= 847], [1 blank] pp. Early 19th-century half sheepskin parchment, sewn on recessed cords with a hollow back, hand-lettered spine titles, shell-marbled sides, brown sprinkled edges.. First unabridged Arabic edition of the catechism translated from the Latin version authorized by the Council of Trent and the most extensive Arabic catechism ever published, comprising 1827 pages plus preliminaries. It follows the Roman Catholic rite and was printed and published by the Propaganda Fide in Rome. It is based on the Latin text authorized by the Council of Trent under Pope Pius V, first published in Latin in 1566. While some small Arabic catechisms of a few dozen pages had been printed as early as 1580, only a few more extensive ones had appeared, with Bellarmino's growing from 86 pages (not including the parallel Latin text) in 1613 to 411 pages in 1770 and De Beauvais and Richelieu's 1640 Paris edition comprising 415 pages. The present edition is probably the most extensive Arabic work that the Propaganda Fide ever published. Volume 1 is dated 1786 on the Latin half-title and it may have been issued without the dedication (quires *-2*) in that year, but the dedication is dated 22 December 1787 and volume 2 is dated 1787 on the half-title. The Vatican established the Propaganda Fide in 1622 to promote Catholic missionary work, especially in the Middle and Near East, and it set up its own printing office in Rome in 1626. The printing office acquired many types for exotic languages from various earlier Roman printing offices that had operated under the authority of or in close cooperation with the Vatican and also had many new types cut for them, mostly by their own in-house punchcutters. In this way they assembled what was probably the largest collection of exotic printing types in the world, most of them exclusive to their press. The press had declined in the 18th-century, but began to flourish again when the future cardinal Sefano Borgia took chage of the Propaganda Fide and Giovanni Cristoforo Amaduzzi of the press in 1770. The type used for the main text of the present catechism was cut for the Propaganda Fide, probably in-house, and first used for Tommaso Obizzino, Thesaurus Arabico-Syro-Latina, 1636. With a nineteenth-century library stamp, apparently from the Propaganda Fide's own college, in the unprinted areas on both Arabic title-pages (only partly legible, but apparently reading "Pont. Univ. de Propaganda Fide"). With occasional minor and mostly marginal foxing and an occasional quire slightly browned, but otherwise in very good condition, with only an occasional tiny hole or small marginal chip. Only slightly trimmed, preserving an occasional deckle. The most ambitious Arabic catechism produced to this date. - Schnurrer 308; WorldCat (2 copies); not in Smitskamp, Philologia orientalis.

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        Fortgeseztes nüzliches Haushaltungs-Taschenbuch für Frauenzimmer aufs Jahr 1787.

      Johann Benedict Mezler,, Stutgart [Stuttgart], 1786 - Stutgart [Stuttgart], Johann Benedict Mezler, [1786]. 2 n.n. + 252 S. Priv. HLd. der Zeit. Weiss 1086: der dritte Jahrgang. - Leichte Gbrsp., etw. fleckig bzw. stockfleckig. - Text in Bordüre gesetzt. Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Vathek] An Arabian Tale, from an Unpublished Manuscript: with Notes Critical and Explanatory

      London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1786. First edition, ordinary paper copy. Five woodcut illustrations on page 316. vii, [i], 334 pp., lacking terminal blank. 1 vols. 8vo. Late 19th-century full polished calf, green morocco spine label. Joints repaired, early inscription to title-page washed and faintly visible. Bookplate of Herbert Riley and inscription of Julian Riley on first blank. First edition, ordinary paper copy. Five woodcut illustrations on page 316. vii, [i], 334 pp., lacking terminal blank. 1 vols. 8vo. The first edition of Beckford's Oriental tale, a cornerstone of Gothic and Romantic literature. Although Beckford's wish was that it be first published in the original French, the translator, Samuel Henley, and the English publisher proceeded to print this unauthorized English edition of Vathek, causing the author a great deal of stress. According to Rothschild, the Laussanne edition showed a "marked anglicism of phrase," which led some to believe that the French edition was a re-translation from the English, on the theory that Henley was in possession of the original manuscript (cf. J.W. Carter in "The Laussanne edition of Beckford's Vathek"). Chapman and Hodgkin 3(A)[i]; Rothschild 354

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        Galerie du Palais Royal

      Paris 1786 - Gravée d'après les tableaux des différentes écoles qui la composent. Avec un abrégé de la vie des peintres et une description historique de chaque tableau par Mr l'abbé de Fontenai. Dédiée à S.A.S. Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans, Premier Prince du Sang, par J. Couché Graveur de son Cabinet. A Paris 1786, avec privilège du Roi. Envoi gravé au Prince après la page de titre suivi de 171 gravures. Reliure cuir rouge d'origine avec nerfs et motifs dorés sur la tranche, portant le titre: "Galerie du Palais Royal.". Poids 5 kilos environ. Renseignements et photographies sur demande formulée par e-mail. Ouvrage consultable sur rendez-vous. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire d'Elisabeth reine d'Angleterre EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1786. Fine. Chez l'auteur, à Paris 1786 - 1788, 5 tomes en 5 Vol. in-8 (13x20cm), (4) cviij ; 482pp. (2) et (4) 546pp. et (4) 563pp. (1) et (4) 671pp. et (4) 501pp. (2), 5 volumes reliés. - First edition, illustrated with a portrait of Thomas Wander Werff engraved frontispiece. The five volumes are published from 1786 to 1788 for the last containing the vouchers. Bound in full marbled sheepskin of time. Back smooth decorated with four irons and nets. Part of title and volume number of red morocco. Framing frieze on the dishes. Head cover of Volume 1 torn off. Tail Hat Volume I threadbare in part. Lack head of Volume 4. Tail Hat Volume 3 torn. 6 corners bumped. Together satisafaisant. One can not appreciate this great historical work, well-documented, and very seriously, without taking into account the special characteristics of the offender; which was an early feminist, the first woman in charge of a newspaper editor, politician and writer wife, Louise welcomed Keralio did not choose the emblematic figure of Elizabeth and Essex at random, this monarch in her bearing the same masculine virtues as the strongest sovereigns. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée d'un portrait de Wander Werff gravé par Thomas au frontispice. Les cinq tomes sont parus de 1786 à 1788 pour le dernier contenant les pièces justificatives. Reliures en pleine basane mouchetée d'époque. Dos à cinq nerfs ornés de caissons et fleurons dorés, ainsi que de pièces de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge et brun. Filet à froid en encadrement des plats frappés en leur centre (plat supérieur) d'une petite tour dorée. Roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes. Toutes tranches rouges. Bel exemplaire, à l'emblème non identifié. On ne saurait apprécier ce grand ouvrage d'histoire, fort documenté, et très sérieux, sans prendre en compte la personnalité toute particulière de son auteur ; celle qui fut une féministe avant l'heure, première femme responsable d'un journal et rédactrice en chef, politicienne et femme de lettres, Louise félicité de Keralio n'a pas choisi la figure emblématique d'Elisabeth d'Angleterre au hasard, cette monarque portant selon elle les mêmes vertus masculines que les souverains les plus forts.

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        Cary's Actual Survey of Middlesex, on a scale of an inch to a mile, wherein the roads, rivers, woods and commons; as well as every market town, village &c are distinguished, preceded by a general map of the county, To which is added, an index of all the names contained in the plates

      London: Printed for J. Cary, 1786. 8vo, [4], 4, [14]p., hand-coloured engraved double general map, engraved title with vignette followed by a leaf of "Explanation" which is also engraved, 28 hand-coloured engraved maps, nineteenth-century polished calf, gilt, a nice copy. This is one of Cary's scarcest maps, ESTC locates just 2 copies (BL & National Library of Scotland). Provenance: Algernon Heneage Drummond (armorial bookplate); later inscription relating to the provenance on front free-endpaper. Forham, p.20.

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        Histoire de Gouberdom Portier des Chartreux.

      Paris (F), 1786.. Neuauflage des Originals von 1748 im Jahre 1786 überarbeitete, erweiterte, korregierte Auflage 123 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleder. antike gebundene Ausgabe der Neuauflage Histoire de Gouberdom aus dem Jahr 1786, das Original erschien im Jahr 1748, dies ist der erste Teil mit dem "Untertitel aus Rome", sofern der französisch Übersetzer einwandfrei arbeitet. Einband des Buches altersbedingt berieben, Seiten nur LEICHT nachgedunkelt, Seitenschnitt sehr unsauber, einige Seiten berieben, Einband an Bindung mit Prägungen und Goldmuster, Bindung der Seiten in recht ordentlichem Zustand, französischer Text sowie nachfolgend Übersetzung: Hiostoire de Gouberdom, Portier des Charteux. Nouvelle Edition, revue, corrigee augmentee les yuex du St. Pere. Premiere Partie A Rome Automatische Übersetzung ohne Gewähr: edition reliee antique Histoire de Gouberdom construit en 1786 , l' original a ete publie en 1748 , ceci est la premiere partie des titres de " Rome ", comme le traducteur francais fonctionne correctement . Couverture du livre en raison de l'age frotte , pages legerement obscurci, cote coupe tres sale , quelques pages frottees , la couverture se lier avec gaufrage et le modele de l'or , les pages dans un etat passable liaison Maße 23,5 x cm sehr seltenes Sammlerstück

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        Le leggi civili nel lor ordine naturale [..] colle note de' signori Berroyer e Chevalier e col supplemento a ciascun articolo del signor Jour. Traduzione dal Francese arricchita delle osservazioni sul diritto del Regno dell'avvocato Vincenzo Aloj. Tomo primo [ - quinto]. [ - Legum delectus].

      presso la Nuova Società Letteraria e Tipografica 1786-1787 6 volumi in - 4° (cm. 25), legature coeve in p. pergamena marmorizzata con titoli in oro su tasselli ai dorsi, tagli spruzzati; carte in buono stato, bella vignetta calcografica ai frontespizi, 1 tavola in rame f.t. al vol.IV; fioriture e bruniture, lievi e sporadici aloni marginali. Prima traduzione italiana del capolavoro del grande civilista francese, artefice del riassetto del diritto nazionale: «La confusione e il disordine della romana giurisprudenza cambiaronsi per le cure e per l'ingegno di cotant'uomo in chiarezza e in bell'ordine» [Biblioteca Italiana XLV, 262]. Vi è aggiunta come ultima parte editoriale una sua selezione di molte leggi delle collezioni di Giustiniano di Bisanzio dal titolo di Legum delectus. Uno dei più importanti lavori di diritto che la Francia abbia mai prodotto. Cfr. Graesse II 419 per l'edizione veneziana in latino. Esemplare genuino.

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        A treatise on the venereal disease

      Sold at No. 13, Castle Street, Leicester Square, London 1786 - [12], 398, [12]pp. 7 plates, each with tissue guard and explanation leaf. 261 x 210 mm. 18th or early 19th century half calf gilt, marbled boards, light wear. First two leaves soiled and with corners repaired, minor foxing, but very good. First edition.The progress of knowledge and treatment of venereal diseases received a setback with the publication of Hunter's treatise, which supported the old theory, current since the sixteenth century, that syphilis and gonorrhea were manifestations of the same venereal pathogen. Hunter's erroneous conclusion was based upon an experiment designed to test this theory, in which an unknown subject was inoculated with infectious matter taken from a gonorrheal patient, who, unbeknownst to Hunter, had also contracted syphilis. When the subject developed syphlitic symptoms, Hunter interpreted this result as validation of the theory, as eighteenth-century medical doctrine did not recognize the possibility of mixed infection.Qvist, in his biography of Hunter, has effectively debunked the myth that Hunter performed the above-mentioned experiment on himself, a myth first publicized in d'Arcy Power's Hunterian Oration of 1925. As evidence for the untruth of this myth, Qvist cites the report of the autopsy performed on Hunter, which did not list any pathological changes that might have been caused by syphilis, but rather indicates beyond the shadow of a doubt that Hunter died from coronary artery disease of atheromatous origin. Qvist also mentions the fact that Hunter never described himself as the subject of this experiment or as a sufferer from venereal disease (this in contrast to the vividly personal accounts he left of his other ailments), and points out that Hunter subscribed to the common eighteenth-century medical practice of performing experiments on other human subjects.The Treatise on the venereal disease was the first book issued from Hunter's private press, which he established in 1786 at his house on Castle Street in an attempt to prevent the unauthorized publication of cheap and foreign editions of his works. 1,000 copies of the first edition were printed. Crissey & Parrish, pp. 81-83. Garrison-Morton 2377. Pusey, pp. 50-52. Qvist, pp. 42-53. Robb-Smith, "John Hunter's private press," J. hist. med & allied sciences 25 (1970), pp. 262-269. Norman 1117. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Geschichte des Sklaverey, und Charakter der Bauern in Lief- und Ehstland. Ein Beytrag zur Verbesserung der Leibeigenschaft. Nebst der genauesten Berechnung eines Liefländischen Haakens.

      - (Riga, Hartknoch?), 1786. 8vo. 310 pp. Some spotting and minor stains in margin. Worn contemporary paper boards. Owner?s signature on front paste down. Winkelmann 3993. First edition of von Jannau?s most important work, in which he sharply criticized serfdom in the Baltic region. In his writing he advocated enlightened absolutism and the improvement of the lives of the serfs through gradual reforms, such as reduction of the corvée, the establishment of state supervision and guardianship over the peasants, and the expansion of the peasant school system. His book strongly influenced for instance Kotzebue and Garlieb Merkel. But, because of his views, he also came in conflict with the landowners and the German aristocracy is Livonia. Heinrich Johann von Jannau (1753-1821), was a livonian priest, historian and publicist, from an old Bohemian family. He was born in Holstres (Holtstfershof) in Livonia and studied first in Riga Cathedral School, under the leadership of Johann Gottfried Herder, and then in Göttingen, where he was influenced by the enlightenment through A. L. von Schlözer. He worked as pastor in P lva from 1776 to 1779 and in Laiuse (Lais) from 1779 to 1821. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait engraving by Christian Rombstedt after Johann Caspar Höckner. After 1666

      194 x 162 mm. Trimmed and laid down. . Reproduced in MGG Vol. 7, col. 1786. "Although he lived only 32 years Krieger's fame as a composer of songs was well established before his death. The 110 songs in his two principal collections are his most important music, and with them he brought German song to a new peak of development, firmly establishing Italian expressiveness in a tradition hitherto dominated largely by simple strophic songs influenced by French and Dutch models... Krieger's songs remained popular well into the 18th century, and some of the melodies were turned into chorales, a few of which appear in Bach's cantatas." John H. Baron in Grove Music Online.

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        Trattato della Pittura di Lionardo da Vinci, Nuovamente dato in luce, con la Vita dell'istesso Autore, Scritta da Rafaelle Du Fresne. Si sono aggiunti i tre Libri della pittura, ed il Trattato della Statua di Leon Battista Alberti, con la Vita Medesimo

      Bologna, Italy: Instituto delle Scienze, 1786. 1786. GOOD+. Contains nineteen full-page copperplates plus several engraved head and tail pieces. A clean, well-bound copy, the only markings a small white label with typed identification affixed to front pasted endpaper and small white label near base of spine. Pages are very good, the only flaw a dampstain across bottom page edges, most visible in outside corner margins of first and last 30 leaves; very faint on other pages. Stain does not affect type or plates except for small overlaps on a very few pages. Pages otherwise fresh and near fine; complete, minor foxing on a few leaves, no tears or chipping. Cover of marbled paper over boards with brown morocco leather spine and corners. 5 raised gilt-decorated spine hubs; gilt titling in two compartments. Matching marbled endpapers. Moderate edge rubbing to cover; leather rubbed and scuffed at corners, spine ends and along hinges with some cracking along front and bottom hinges of both covers. Internally hinges a bit wobbly but intact, book block firm and straight. 9-3/4 x 13-5/8". xxiii + 205 pages, including printer's colophon (dated May 15, 1785).. Half-Leather. Good+. Small Folio.

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        Dottrina Cristiana [...]. Tradotta prima dalla lingua Italiana nell'Araba, ed ora per ordre della Sag. Congr. di Propaganda Fide tradotta, e stampata anche in lingua Etiopica.

      Rome, nella stamperia della Sag. Congr. di Propaganda Fide, 1786.. Large 4to (184 x 243 mm). (2), 3-97, (1) pp. With 4 woodcuts on 3 plates, 1 full-page woodcut on the reverse of the title page, and a few woodcut vignettes. Contemp. vellum with giltstamped spine title. All edges sprinkled in red.. Later edition of the famous Arabic version of Robert Bellarmino's catechism (an abridgment of his 1598 "Dichiarazione piu copiosa della dottrina christiana"), translated by the Maronites Vittorio Scialac (d. 1635) and Gabriel Sionita (1577-1648) and first published in 1613 by the Roman Typographia Savariana as their first book printed with Arabic types. The present edition is the first to include an Ethiopian version, making this the only Ethopian version published (printed with the Arabic and Italian text in three columns). "Les pages 94, 95 et 96 sont un syllabaire ethiopien et hebraique" (de Backer/S.). The woodcuts show Christ's annunciation, birth, resurrection, and crucifixion. - Insignificant paper defect to title page repaired; binding slightly warped. From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013). - Sacy 1274. De Backer/Sommervogel I, 1195.

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        Geographie für Kinder. 3 Bände

      - Verschiedene Auflagen. Dieterich, Göttingen, 1786-1791. XXIV, 604, XII; 354; VIII, 424 Seiten, original Halbleder/Halbfranzbände mit je zwei goldgepr. Rückenschildchen (es fehlt jeweils ein Vorsatzblatt/teilweise etwas stockfleckig/leicht berieben und bestoßen) - sonst ordentlich. In dieser Vollständigkeit selten - Vgl. Wegehaupt 1722 ff. kennt nur den ersten Band in verschiedenen Auflagen. LKJ III 120 ff. Teil I in 5. Aufl., Teile II und III in frühen Auflagen, von Christan Carl Andre nach dem Tod des Verfassers zu Ende geführt bzw. verfaßt. "Raff schrieb seine naturkundlichen, geschichtlichen und geographischen Lese- und Lehrbücher fast ausschließlich in dialogischer Form. Für die Zusammenstellung dieses Werkes zog er die Schriften von Geographen, Biologen, Astronomen und Weltreisenden heran, wie beispielsweise Anton Friedrich Büsching, Carsten Niebuhr, Christian Konrad Sprengel, Klaus Römer, Georg Forster und James Cook" (LKJ). Teil I behandelt Europa, Teil II Asien und Afrika, Teil III Amerika und Australien. Teil II und III mit einem chronologischen Register der vorkommenden historischen Merkwürdigkeiten - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Abhandlung vom Pottaschsieden und Versuche zu Bestimmung des wahren Gehalts verschiedener Baum- und Holzarten, Pflanzen, und brennlicher Substanzen, an Pottasche

      Four folding engraved plates & one folding printed table. 2 p.l., [5]-55 pp. 8vo, cont. speckled dark grey boards, flat spine gilt. Dresden: Walther, 1786. [bound with]:[--]. Abhandlung vom Pottaschsieden...Zweyter Theil. Two folding engraved plates. 8vo. Dresden: Walther, 1800. Second editions (1st eds.: 1771 & 1780) of these extremely rare works on the manufacture of potash employing different materials including wood and plant ashes. In various forms, potash has been used since the earliest days in bleaching textiles, making glass and soap, as a baking aid, and as a fertilizer. The fine plates depict furnaces, leaching pots, and other apparatus necessary to manufacture potash. Fine copy from the library of Dukes of Schönborn Buchheim with their engraved bookplate and label on upper cover. WorldCat locates only one copy in the U.S. ❧ Ferchl, pp. 580-81-(knowing of his other writings on potash but not this). Mantel, II, 185. .

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        Disertacion sobre la Teorica y Practica del Arte de Fabricantes de Medias

      4 p.l., 30, [4], 60 pp. Small 4to, orig. wrappers. Valencia: J. Estevan y Cervera, 1786. First edition of this rare work on the manufacturing of silk hosiery in Valencia, one of the centers of this industry in the 18th century. Indeed, Spain was known as producing the best hosiery in all of Europe at that time. The author, who wrote in 1778 the standard Spanish book on dyeing, describes his efforts to increase the industry in Valencia, methods of dyeing, the qualities and types of silk yarns, and methods of manufacturing. This work, addressed to La Real Sociedad Economica de Amigos del Pais of Valencia, was part of the greater effort to bring modern industry to Spain. Fine copy. ❧ Palau 87930. Not in Ron, Bibliotheca Tinctoria. .

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        Memorias ecclesiasticas do Reino do Algarve offerecidas ao ? Bispo de Béja ?. @Volume I (all published).

      Lisbon, Na Regia Officina Typografica, 1786. - Woodcut vignette on title-page, woodcut headpiece and initial. (16 ll.), 316 pp., (1 l. errata). 3 works in 1 volume. 8°, contemporary mottled sheep (some minor wear), spine richly gilt with raised bands in five compartments, crimson morocco lettering piece, gilt letter, text-block edges sprinkled red. Internally clean and crisp, printed on excellent quality paper. Overall in very good to fine condition. Brief contemporary ink inscription [shelf mark?] on front pastedown endleaf. 3 works in 1 volume. ---- FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Salgado (1732-1802) was a native of Lisbon who became a Franciscan in 1748. He was trained in paleography and numismatics, and was particularly interested in the antiquities of Portugal.---- Innocêncio VII, 441-2: noting that the text of a second volume survives in manuscript. @Imprensa Nacional 364 (without mention of the errata leaf). Not located in Porbase.---- BOUND WITH: @SALGADO, Vicente. @Origem, e progresso das linguas orientaes na Congregação da Terceira Ordem de Portugal ? Lisbon: Na Offic. de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1790. 8°, 93 pp. [i.e., 94 pp., including p. 48 @bis]. Internally a clean, crisp copy printed on excellent quality paper. Overall in very good to fine condition.FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this survey of Franciscans in Portugal who studied Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac, and the languages of Africa and Asia as early as the fifteenth century. The author specifically mentions missionaries who worked in the Congo from 1484 to the early seventeenth century (pp. 10-22), and the program of study inaugurated under D. José I in 1759 (pp. 53-73).Salgado (1732-1802), a native of Lisbon who became a Franciscan in 1748, was trained in paleography and numismatics, and was particularly interested in the antiquities of Portugal.* Innocêncio VII, 441: calling for 93 pp., without mention of p. 48 @bis. Not in Palha. AND BOUND WITH:@SALGADO, Vicente. @Conjecturas sobre huma medalha de bronze com caracteres desconhecidos e com os Latinos @Vetto, achada no lugar da Troya defronte da Villa de Setuval. Lisbon: Na Offic. de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira, 1784. 8°, 72 pp. Internally a clean, crisp copy printed on excellent quality paper. Overall in very good to fine condition.* Innocêncio VII, 441. Not in Palha. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Weißenfels. - Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. - Reise an der Saale. - "Das Churfürstl. Schloß Weißenfels an der Saale".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Umrissradierung, in Grautönen laviert, 1786. Von Carl Benjamin Schwarz. 20,9 x 32,9 cm (Darstellung) / 34,5 x 48,4 cm (Blatt). In der Platte unterhalb der Darstellung mittig betitelt sowie links mit der Künstlerangabe versehen: "Schwarz fec. 1786". - Einzelblatt aus der Folge "Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. Reise an der Saale Erster Heft. Erste Ausgabe. Mit Eilf Aussichten" auf sechs losen Bögen, erschienen in der Breitkopfischen Buch- und Kunsthandlung, Dresden und Leipzig, 1786. - Dem Vorwort des Verlegers J.G.I. Breitkopf ist zu entnehmen, das nach Herausgabe verschiedener "Voyages pittoresques" diverser europäischer Länder "der Wunsch entstehen muss, etwas ähnliches von unsrem Vaterlande zu haben. (.) Ich hab' es daher gewagt, ein solches Werk auch von unserm Sachsenlande zu unternehmen. Da aber eigentlich keine geographische Absicht zum Grunde liegt: so hab' ich dazu nicht die Eintheilung der Kreise des Landes gewählet, sondern dem Laufe der Flüsse zu folgen für richtiger und der Kunst angemessener gehalten. Jeder Kreis für sich würde zu gleichförmige Vorstellungen, bald lauter Ebenen, bald nichts als Gebürge geliefert haben: hingegen mit dem Aufsteigen vom platten Lande zu den Quellen der Flüsse erhält man mit jedem Schritte so viele abwechselnde reizende Gegenstände, dass sowohl der Kenner, als der Liebhaber der Kunst, dabey mit mehrerm Vergnügen beschäftigt wird. (.) Leipzig zur Ostermesse. 1786." - Malerische Ansicht von Schloss Weißenfels. Nagler 50. - Blatt vollrandig und nur leicht im Randbereich beschmutzt. Verso oben in Passepartout montiert. Wasserzeichen: Lilienwappen. Sehr schöne, stimmungsvolle Darstellung in tadellosem Zustand. Museales Sammlerstück von größter Seltenheit. Carl Benjamin Schwarz (1757 Leipzig - 1813 ebenda). Leipziger Vedutenstecher, Zeichner und Radierer. Nach einer Tischlerlehre ging er nach Paris, verdingte sich dort als Soldat und kehrte 1779 nach Leipzig zurück, wo er auf der Akademie von Adam Friedrich Oeser studierte. Er fertigte Reproduktionsstiche und Ansichten vorzüglich seiner Heimatstadt und Mitteldeutschlands. Er wirkte außerdem als Kustos der bedeutenden Winklerschen Kunstsammlung in Leipzig. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Schönburg (Saale). - Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. - Reise an der Saale. - "Schloß Schönburg an der Saale". - "Schloß Schönburg von der Gegenseite".

      - Historische Ortsansichten. Umrissradierung, in Grautönen laviert, 1786. Von Carl Benjamin Schwarz. 14,6 x 20,3 cm / 13,9 x 20,4 cm (Darstellung) / 48,2 x 34,4 cm (Blatt). In der Platte unterhalb der Darstellungen mittig betitelt sowie links mit der Künstlerangabe versehen: "Schwarze fec." / "Schwarze 1786". - Einzelblatt aus der Folge "Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. Reise an der Saale Erster Heft. Erste Ausgabe. Mit Eilf Aussichten" auf sechs losen Bögen, erschienen in der Breitkopfischen Buch- und Kunsthandlung, Dresden und Leipzig, 1786. - Dem Vorwort des Verlegers J.G.I. Breitkopf ist zu entnehmen, das nach Herausgabe verschiedener "Voyages pittoresques" diverser europäischer Länder "der Wunsch entstehen muss, etwas ähnliches von unsrem Vaterlande zu haben. (.) Ich hab' es daher gewagt, ein solches Werk auch von unserm Sachsenlande zu unternehmen. Da aber eigentlich keine geographische Absicht zum Grunde liegt: so hab' ich dazu nicht die Eintheilung der Kreise des Landes gewählet, sondern dem Laufe der Flüsse zu folgen für richtiger und der Kunst angemessener gehalten. Jeder Kreis für sich würde zu gleichförmige Vorstellungen, bald lauter Ebenen, bald nichts als Gebürge geliefert haben: hingegen mit dem Aufsteigen vom platten Lande zu den Quellen der Flüsse erhält man mit jedem Schritte so viele abwechselnde reizende Gegenstände, dass sowohl der Kenner, als der Liebhaber der Kunst, dabey mit mehrerm Vergnügen beschäftigt wird. (.) Leipzig zur Ostermesse. 1786." - Malerische Ansichten von Schloss Schönburg im Saaletal. Nagler 41. - Blatt vollrandig und nur leicht im Randbereich beschmutzt. Verso rechts in Passepartout montiert. Wasserzeichen Lilienwappen. Sehr ansprechende, stimmungsvolle Darstellungen in tadellosem Zustand. Museales Sammlerstück von größter Seltenheit. Carl Benjamin Schwarz (1757 Leipzig - 1813 ebenda). Leipziger Vedutenstecher, Zeichner und Radierer. Nach einer Tischlerlehre ging er nach Paris, verdingte sich dort als Soldat und kehrte 1779 nach Leipzig zurück, wo er auf der Akademie von Adam Friedrich Oeser studierte. Er fertigte Reproduktionsstiche und Ansichten vorzüglich seiner Heimatstadt und Mitteldeutschlands. Er wirkte außerdem als Kustos der bedeutenden Winklerschen Kunstsammlung in Leipzig. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Kahla. - Leuchtenburg. - Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. - Reise an der Saale. - "Das Berg-Schloß Leuchtenburg, und Stadt Kahla an der Saale".

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Umrissradierung, in Grautönen laviert, 1786. Von Carl Benjamin Schwarz. 20,5 x 32,4 cm (Darstellung) / 34,5 x 48,5 cm (Blatt). In der Platte unterhalb der Darstellung mittig betitelt sowie links mit der Künstlerangabe versehen: "Schwarze fec.". - Einzelblatt aus der Folge "Malerische Reise durch Sachsen. Reise an der Saale Erster Heft. Erste Ausgabe. Mit Eilf Aussichten" auf sechs losen Bögen, erschienen in der Breitkopfischen Buch- und Kunsthandlung, Dresden und Leipzig, 1786. - Dem Vorwort des Verlegers J.G.I. Breitkopf ist zu entnehmen, das nach Herausgabe verschiedener "Voyages pittoresques" diverser europäischer Länder "der Wunsch entstehen muss, etwas ähnliches von unsrem Vaterlande zu haben. (.) Ich hab' es daher gewagt, ein solches Werk auch von unserm Sachsenlande zu unternehmen. Da aber eigentlich keine geographische Absicht zum Grunde liegt: so hab' ich dazu nicht die Eintheilung der Kreise des Landes gewählet, sondern dem Laufe der Flüsse zu folgen für richtiger und der Kunst angemessener gehalten. Jeder Kreis für sich würde zu gleichförmige Vorstellungen, bald lauter Ebenen, bald nichts als Gebürge geliefert haben: hingegen mit dem Aufsteigen vom platten Lande zu den Quellen der Flüsse erhält man mit jedem Schritte so viele abwechselnde reizende Gegenstände, dass sowohl der Kenner, als der Liebhaber der Kunst, dabey mit mehrerm Vergnügen beschäftigt wird. (.) Leipzig zur Ostermesse. 1786." - Malerische Ansicht der Leuchtenburg, die sich auf dem Burgberg über der Stadt Kahla im Saaletal erhebt. Nagler 50. - Blatt vollrandig und nur leicht im Randbereich beschmutzt. Verso oben in Passepartout montiert. Wasserzeichen Lilienwappen. Sehr ansprechende Darstellung in tadellosem Zustand. Museales Sammlerstück von größter Seltenheit. Carl Benjamin Schwarz (1757 Leipzig - 1813 ebenda). Leipziger Vedutenstecher, Zeichner und Radierer. Nach einer Tischlerlehre ging er nach Paris, verdingte sich dort als Soldat und kehrte 1779 nach Leipzig zurück, wo er auf der Akademie von Adam Friedrich Oeser studierte. Er fertigte Reproduktionsstiche und Ansichten vorzüglich seiner Heimatstadt und Mitteldeutschlands. Er wirkte außerdem als Kustos der bedeutenden Winklerschen Kunstsammlung in Leipzig. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Anfangsgründe der Muskellehre.

      Wien, Gassler, 1786.. Fol. Mit 45 Kupfertafeln und 16 halbblattgr. Textkupfern. 1 Bl., XX SS., 49 Bll. (= 117 SS.). Marmor. Pp. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rsch. und Rotschnitt (Deckel etw. beschabt, Ecken gering bestoßen, ob. Kapital restauriert).. Blake 32. Wurzbach I, 166.- Erste Ausgabe, selten.- Barth "... geb. zu Malta 18. Oct. 1745, gest. zu Wien 7. April 1818 ... Nebst der Anatomie betrieb er das Studium der Augenheilkunde. 1773 wurde er öffentl. Lehrer der Augenheilkunde an der Wiener Universität. Einen Ruf nach Pavia lehnte er ab, und nahm zu Wien die Professur der Augenheilkunde und Anatomie, sowie den kais. Rathstitel an ... Nach einer gelungenen Augencur an Kaiser Joseph II. ward er Leibaugenarzt und erbaute unter dessen Schutz das anatomische Amphitheater, das erste in Wien ... Seine 'Anfangsgründe der Muskellehre' ... ist ein vortreffliches Studienwerk..." (Wurzbach). Sein Schüler Georg Joseph Beer begründete 1812 die erste ordentliche Lehrkanzel und Klinik für Augenheilkunde im Allgemeinen Krankenhaus. Beer, ein begabter Zeichner, fertigte auch die Vorlagen zu Barths Werk "Anfangsgründe der Muskellehre" an. Tafeln Nr. I gestochen von K(ilian) Ponheimer.- Text und Tafeln vereinzelt gering braunfleckig, im Ganzen aber ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

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        Diplomatarium Arna-Magnæanum, exhibens monumenta diplomatica, quæ collegit et universitati Havniensi testamento reliquit Arnas Magnæus historiam atque jura Daniæ, Norvegiæ, et vicinarum regionum illustrantia. Ex bibliotheca legati Arna-Magnæani edidit Grimus Johannis Thorkelin. 1-2.

      - Copenhagen (& Leipzig), Joh. Rudolph. Thiele, 1786. 4to. (4),+ XXXVIII,+ 369 pp.+ 12 folding engr. plate; (4),+52,+ 272,+ (1) pp.+ 7 folding engr. plates. Foxing. The title page to the first part with spotting and an more ugly spot on p. 159. Somewhat worn contemporary half calf, gilt spine with red and beige labels, blue edges. From the library of Ericsberg. Bibl. danica III. 36f. Fiske p. 101. Första delen innehåller dokument rörande Danmark under tidsperioden år 1085 till 1259 och andra delen innehåller dokument rörande Norge under tidsperioden år 1146 till 1299. Historikern Hans Gram föreslog redan omkring 1730 att man skulle utge ett diplomatarium för Danmark och Norge, d.v.s. en samling av de bevarade medeltida dokumenten från de båda rikena. Idén tilltalade kungen och Gram påbörjade avskrivandet av dokument. Arbetet forsattes sedan av hans efterträdare som geheimearkivar, Jacob Langebek. Dennes tid gick dock till hans stora ?Scriptorum rerum danicarum? och arbetet avstannade. Tryckningen och det fortsatta arbetet upptogs för Danmarks vidkommande först på 1930-talet. Istället lyckades arkivarien vid Geheimearkivet, G. J. Thorkelin - som dessutom var sekreterare för den Arnamagnæanske kommissionen - att med original och avskrifter i den Arnamagnæanske handskriftsamlingen, ge ut detta pionjärarbete för nordisk medeltidshistoria. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire de la ville de Chartres du pays chartrain et de la Beauce EDITION ORIGINALE

      Chartres|& Paris: De l'Imprimerie de Deshayes et Chez Regnault, 1786. Fine. De l'Imprimerie de Deshayes et Chez Regnault, Chartres & Paris 1786, 2 volumes in-8 (13x20cm), (4) iij ; (5) xxxviij (10) 431pp. et (4) 522pp. (2), relié. - First Edition. Rare. Dedication to Monseigneur the Duke of Orleans, Philippe Egalite, Chartres was then in the same court qu'Orléans.bindings romantic half blond sheepskin. Back smooth decorated with jewels and gold striping. Corners slightly bumped. A few pages of Volume II slightly stained. Rare book does not only interesting, as its title might portend, to history, but also the geography of the city of Chartres, causing main thoroughfares. The author, lawyer and surveyor of the city is well documented in the archives and brought together all that was written remarkably since the beginning of the city, stories, events ... The book proceeds chronologically from what is known of the oldest Chartres until 1786 in the form of annals. Information on agriculture, trade, customs ... A very useful and detailed index at the end of volume. Ultimately, directory of famous men of the country with biographical Chartres. Buffer ecclesiastical library on the title page of each volume. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Rare. Dédicace à Monseigneur le Duc d'Orléans, philippe Egalité, Chartres était alors dans la même juridiction qu'Orléans. Reliures romantiques en demi basane blonde. Dos lisses ornés de fleurons et filets dorés. Coins très légèrement émoussés. Quelques pages du tome II très légèrement tachées. Rare ouvrage ne s'intéressant pas seulement, comme son titre pourrait le laisser présager, à l'histoire, mais également à la géographie de la ville de Chartres, à l'origine de ses principales artères. L'auteur, avocat et arpenteur de la ville s'est amplement documenté dans les archives et a rassemblé tout ce qui a été écrit de remarquable depuis l'origine de la ville, les anecdotes, les événements... L'ouvrage procède chronologiquement depuis ce qu'on connaît de plus ancien sur les chartrains jusqu'en 1786, sous forme d'annales. Renseignements sur l'agriculture, le commerce, les coutumes... Un index très utile et détaillé en fin de volume. In fine, répertoire des hommes célèbres du Pays Chartrain avec notice biographique. Tampon de bibliothèque ecclésiastique sur la page de titre de chaque volume.

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        A Complete Treatise on Electricity, in Theory and Practice with Original Experiments

      London: C. Dilly, 1786. 3rd Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. A very early book on electricity containing 5 copper plates in two volumes in very good condition. Recently rebacked with gilt decorations and spine labels. Ex libris Edinburgh Theological Library with bookplates on endpapers and a few neat, contemporary, marginal annotations in volume one and on endpapers. Collated complete although pages xvii - xxiv from the Introduction in volume one have been misbound at end. Please note that these two volumes are heavy and, if sent outside the UK, will require additional postage. Kindly contact me, before ordering, for a revised shipping quotation should this apply. A very early study of electricity including its use in medicine

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        Atlas des enfans, ou nouvelle méthode pour apprendre la Géogaphie, avec un nouveau traité de la Sphere, et XXIV cartes enluminées. Nouvelle édition. corrigée & fot augmentée.

      Anvers, C. M Spanoghe 1786 - 17 x 10 cm, Frontispice, VIII, 235 & 42 p., 24 handkol. Karten, beriebener HLDR - Einband mit farb. Blumenpapier ( eingerissen am Rücken und fleckig ), Rotschnitt, Exlibris Emanuelis Nicolai Camelique und handschriftlichen Eintragungen, Rückenschild, Rücken berieben und am oberen Ende läd., [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A HISTORY OF THE LATE SIEGE OF GIBRALTAR. With a Description and Account of that Garrison, from the earliest periods. By John Drinkwater, Captain in the late Seventy-Second Regiment, or Royal Manchester Volunteers

      London, printed by T. Spilsbury; and sold by J. Johnson; T. and J. Egerton.and J.Edwards, 1786.. SECOND EDITION 1786, corrected and with a copious Table of Contents, with an extra illustration "Design of A Medal", and a 4 page document about Drinkwater, see details below. 4to, approximately 270 x 220 mm, 10½ x 8½ inches, folding map frontispiece of the Coasts of Barbary, Spain and Portugal, large folding chart of the Bay of Gibraltar, 2 large folding battle plans, small engraved vignette to title page, 6 folding views including 1 of a battle, pages: xxiv, 356, with a list of Subscribers, bound in modern quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands to spine, gilt motifs in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. Folds to maps strengthened and repaired, and a few other edge repairs on reverse, no loss, 1 vertical fold with misfolds, 1 folding plate lightly browned, small closed tear to inner edge of battle plans, neatly repaired, faint browning to lower margin of title page, otherwise a clean tight sturdy copy. At the rear is tippped in a printed sheet, slightly smaller than the page size headed "Design of A Medal, proposed to be struck in order to Commemorate the Siege of Gibraltar" with 2 designs below (diam. 58 mm, 2¼"), obverse and reverse for the proposed medal, obverse dated 1782, reverse 1783 marking the termination of the blockade. Underneath is written in ink: "This Medal was executed by P (?) at the Expense of General William Picton - but the Die failed after 70 Impressions were struck". Laid in is 4 page folio document headed "Memoir of the Public Services of Col. Drinkwater, One of the Comptrollers of Army Accounts". Appearing to be closely handwritten in 1835, the the first 3 pages are actually reproduced by some method or other, the paper being watermarked 1822. The last 9 lines on page 3 and page 4 appear to have been added in manuscript in a smaller very similar hand in paler ink. The Memoir recounts the military and government career of Col. John Drinkwater (1762 ?- 1844) who kept a journal during the Great Siege of Gibraltar. He had joined the Royal Manchester volunteers at the age of fifteen and was almost immediately posted to Gibraltar, travelling there a second time in 1787 with the second battalion of the Royal Regiment of foot. He subsequently accompanied his regiment to Toulon (where he acted as military secretary during the city's English occupation) and then to Corsica (where he served as deputy-judge-advocate to the English forces stationed there). After Corsica's evacuation Drinkwater returned with Sir Gilbert Elliott in the Minerva, which flew the pendant of Nelson as commodore, whom he had befriended while in Corsica. Sir John Jervis's squadron off Cape St Vincent having been reached, Drinkwater witnessed the battle of St Vincent, and brought the news of it to England. Drinkwater was of the opinion that the services of Nelson, who was not mentioned in the published dispatches, had been underestimated, and he published anonymously A Narrative of the Battle of St Vincent, in which justice was done to Nelson. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Œuvres

      Chés l'Auteur des Estampes, Veuve Hérissant, Barrois l'aîné, 1786. Fine. Chés l'Auteur des Estampes, Veuve Hérissant, Barrois l'aîné s.d. [1786-1793], in-folio (34x49cm), 3 volumes reliés. - Remarkable edition of the translation of Huber, Meister and Bruté of Loirelle, illustrated with 3 engraved titles, 2 frontispieces, 72 figures inset, 4 and 68 thumbnails cul-de-lamp, the whole engraved intaglio after Le Barbier parPonce, Ingouf, Alix, Baquoy, Halbou, Le Beau, Lépine, Pauquet, De Longueil, Trireme, etc. A large paper copies in partly shot blue paper with figures first before pulling the numbers. Binders of the time in full morocco red long grain, in the kind of Bozerian. spine six dual nerves decorated with boxes, wheels and gilded florets. boards framed a large golden vegetable roulette. Golden roll on turns and headdresses. Wide lace coaching contreplats blue tabby, and the following guards. All edges gilt. Cases lined with morocco. Some leaflets and figures slightly singed. Back passed, two damaged caps, hinges rubbed, and a split bit. Cases presenting paper on boards shortages. We add 2 events of the frontispiece of Volume II, a first state to pure etching. Bookplates R. Klinkert on guard. Misses the false title of Volume III. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Remarquable édition de la traduction d'Huber, Meister et Bruté de Loirelle, illustrée de 3 titres gravés, 2 frontispices, 72 figures hors texte, 4 vignettes et 68 culs-de-lampe, le tout gravé en taille-douce d'après Le Barbier par Ponce, Ingouf, Alix, Baquoy, Halbou, Le Beau, Lépine, Pauquet, De Longueil, Trière, etc. Un des exemplaires en grand papier, en partie tiré sur papier bleuté, avec les figures en premier tirage avant les numéros. Reliures de l'époque en plein maroquin rouge à grain long, dans le genre de Bozerian. Dos à six double nerfs ornés de caissons, roulettes et fleurons dorés. Plats encadrés d'une large roulette végétale dorée. Roulette dorée sur les coupes et les coiffes. Larges dentelle en encadrement des contreplats de tabis bleu, ainsi que les gardes suivantes. Toutes tranches dorées. Etuis bordés de maroquin. Quelques feuillets et figures légèrement roussis. Dos passé, deux coiffes abîmées, charnières frottées et un mors fendu. Etuis présentant des manques de papier sur les plats. On joint 2 épreuves du frontispice du tome II, dont une en premier état à l'eau-forte pure. Ex-libris R. Klinkert sur les gardes. Manque le faux-titre du tome III. 

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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 'Eloge 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.

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        Tableau historique pour servir a la connoissance des affaires politiques et economiques de l'electorat de Saxe et des provinces incorporees ou reunies (1. Teil - alles !).

      Dresden und Leipzig, Breitkopf, 1786.. Mit gestochener Wappentafel, 6 gefaltete Tabellen, XX, 108 Seiten, 737 Seiten, Halblederband der Zeit, 25,5 x 21 cm,. Einband leicht berieben, Stempel auf dem Titel, innen etwas gebräunt.

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