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        Mi Josif Vtoriy, Bozhiyeyu Milostiyu [.].

      [Vienna?], no date. - Folio. 8 pp. Very rare official document relating to the "secret alliance" between Joseph II and Catherine the Great, possibly forged in order 'to share with Russia the spoils of the Turkish Empire' (Coxe, Austria III, 519). - As an early attempt at tackling the 'Eastern Question' of the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, Catherine believed that an alliance with Joseph would render her powerful enough to bring about her so-called 'Greek Project' - "the overthrow of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of an Orthodox Christian successor state to Byzantium ruled by Catherine's grandson Constantine" (Mayer). While Russia had been plagued by confrontations with Turkey during the 18th century, the alliance guaranteed the reciprocal supply of troops in any Ottoman conflict - in 1787, asked for 12,000 men, Joseph famously mobilized some 200,000. - Joseph II had consistently attempted to maintain rather pacific relations with the Ottomans, in contrast to Catherine: "In late May 1787, as Joseph reluctantly accompanied Catherine II on a tour of the Crimea, he reported that she was dying 'to start up with the Turks again'", but the secret treaty of 1781 certainly contemplated the eventual partition of Ottoman territories. The assistance promised by Joseph in the present document turned out to be instrumental to Catherine's ambitions; indeed, as one scholar notes, "the collapse of the Ottoman war effort and the success of Habsburg armies in 1789 has yet to be adequately explained". - Light creasing and slight fault to lower margin of p .1, otherwise a very good copy. Mayer, "The Price for Austria's Security: Joseph II, the Russian Alliance, and the Ottoman War, 1787-1789", The International History Review Vol. 26, No. 2 (Jun., 2004), pp. 257-299

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        Het eiland Balie en de Balienezen.Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1848. 8vo. With lithographed title-page and a folding lithographed map of the island Bali. Contemporary dark green half cloth.

      Tiele, Bibl. 646; for the author: NNBW VIII, cols. 1014-1016. First and only edition of a description of the Indonesian island Bali and its people by Ulrich Gerard Lauts (1787-1865), a professor at the Royal Maritime Institute at Medemblik in the Netherlands. Without ever having set foot in the Dutch East Indies he wrote this book on Bali, which contains a general description of the island, its political system, the status of women, slavery, trade, customs (including the smoking of opium), religion, etc., and describes the relation with the Dutch from their first arrival in 1597 till 1848. The account was written when the Dutch were encountering difficulties with the virtually still independent local Balinese princes and rajahs.The three supplements contain details on the trade and shipping between Java and Bali in the years 1837-1846, a manifest for the Rajah of Beliling, a description of the state of the Dutch colonial army on Bali in 1846 and an official account of the expedition to Bali in 1848. Witha faint catalogue number and a library stamp. Browned throughout, with some spots, some wormholes throughout with loss of a few letters, two marginal tears along the folds of the map. Binding rubbed along the extremities. A fair copy.

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      Paris, Chez Prault, 1787 - 278 plus Anhang gebundene Ausgabe, Ledereinband, Hardcover/Pappeinband Oeuvres in braunes Leder gebundene Ausgabe mit Goldverzierungen auf dem Einband Einband baltersbedingt berieben Rücken stark berieben, daher Titel dort nicht mehr lesebar, Kannten altersbedingt angestoßen, Seiten und Schnitt altersbedingt nachgedunkelt Illustriertes Exemplar Exemplar in Französich Maße 14,5 cm x 8,5 cm Sprache: Deutsch gebundene Ausgabe, Ledereinband, Hardcover/Pappeinband [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Isaiah Thomas,, Worcester: 1787 - 12mo. 107, [1 blank] pp. Original calf [rubbed], rebacked. Very Good. Inscription in ink manuscript on second front free endpaper: "For Mr. William Hambley from his obliged and gratefully affectionate friend John Murray. Gloucester Octr. 10 1791." John Murray, the founder of the Universalist denomination in America, lived in Gloucester at this time. The Isaiah Thomas printing of the 1780 Constitution written by John Adams, a fine example of the American insistence on limited government, separation of governmental powers, and each branch of government controlled by checks and balances. Replacing the colonial charter, it was "drafted by the first body which could rightfully be called a constitutional convention" in Massachusetts [V Dictionary of American History 166]. "Of the original thirteen states only Massachusetts has avoided the necessity of wholesale revision of her constitution. Her 1780 document, while extensively amended, still serves her." [Id. at 167]. It served as the model for other States. Its 'Free and Equal Clause' was of profound importance: "by making the status of slave property uncertain, the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780 may have had more to do with the withering away of slavery in the state than did the decisions in the Walker-Jennison cases" [II Gephart 10385].Evans 20512. Not in Cohen.

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        Notes on the state of Virginia

      printed for John Stockdale, London 1787 - (8 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches). 1 engraved folding map, hand-coloured in outline, 1 folding letterpress table. Contemporary calf gilt, the covers with neat restoration to the corners and edges, expertly rebacked to style with the flat spine divided into six compartments by double gilt fillets, red morocco label in the second compartment, modern morocco-backed slipcase Provenance: Francis Maseres, 1731-1824 (signature) The first English edition of Jefferson's famous work. This is the only book-length work by Jefferson to be published in his lifetime, and has been called "one of America's first permanent literary and intellectual landmarks." Jefferson's greatest work was largely written in 1781 and first published in Paris in 1785. Written in the form of answers to questions about Virginia, the book supplies a description of the geography, with an abundance of supporting material and unusual information. As J.M. Edelstein notes: "Jefferson wrote about things which interested him deeply and about which he knew a great deal; the Notes , therefore, throws a fascinating light on his tastes, curiosities, and political and social opinions." The handsome map which accompanies this edition (but is often lacking), based on the Fry and (Peter) Jefferson map, was not issued with the Paris editions. The story of the creation of this book and its publishing history is an interesting one and is described in full by Millicent Sowerby in her catalogue of Jefferson's library, where it occupies some thirty pages in small type. This copy bears the contemporary ownership signature of Francis Maseres on the front free endpaper. Maseres (1731-1824) was a longtime Baron of the Exchequer, and a noted jurist and mathematician. He was attorney-general of Quebec in the late 1760s and wrote frequently on issues concerning British colonies in North America, and on the rights of British subjects in the colonies. A fine association copy. Adams The Eye of Thomas Jefferson 57; Clark I:262; Howes J78; Sabin 35895; cf. Sowerby IV, pp.301-30; Vail 760. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vie de Frederic II, roi de Prusse

      First edition. An additional volume will be added in 1788 works of Frederick II. Half brown calf ca 1820 smooth thread back. The first volume covers the contemporary 1712 to 1756, the second from 1756 to 1763, the third deals with the "administration for peace", and the last volume deals with private and literary life and contain many anecdotes. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! chez J.G. Treutel à Strasbourg 1787 in 12 (18x10,5cm) 5 f. n. ch. (VIII) 362 pp , 464 pp. , 400 pp. , 410 pp. quatre tomes reliés en quatre volumes

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        Fuldstændig Tydsk og Dansk Ordbog [Tysk-Dansk Ordbog / Wörterbuch Dänisch-Deutsch]. sammendragen af de nyeste og bedste Tydske Ordbøger. Med en Fortale om det tydske Sprogs og den tydske Litteraturs Værdie for Danske ved Jacob Baden. Teil 1 und 2 komplett. [Von Jakob Baden].

      Kiøbenhavn [Kopenhagen]: Gyldendal 1787; 1797. 2 Bände (= so vollständig). XIV, 1536; 1224 Seiten. Zweispaltiger Frakturdruck. 8° (21,5 x 13,5 cm). Dekorative Lederbände der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit reicher Goldprägung und goldgeprägtem Titelschild auf den Rücken sowie rotgefärbten Schnitten und Marmorpapier-Vorsätzen. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. Seltene Ausgabe des umfangreichen, monodirektionalen (Deutsch-Dänisch) Wörterbuchs; nicht bei Zaunmüller (Bibliogr. Handbuch der Sprachwörterbücher), der nur die Ausgabe Kopenhagen 1789-1810 in 3 Teilen kennt. - Aus dem Besitz des dänisch-niederländischen Zahnarztes und Mäzen des südjütländischen Kunstmuseums Trapholt, Gustav Lind (1886-1984), mit dessen handschriftlichen Besitzeinträgen und blindgeprägten Eignerstempeln auf dem Vorsatz. - Ecken leicht bestoßen, Rücken und Deckel etwas berieben. Rückenbezug mit kleinen, lektürebedingten oberflächlichen Riss-Spuren im Lederbezug. Schnitte angestaubt.- Vordere obere Ecke des Vorsatzblatts mit sauberem kleinem Ausschnitt. - Papier gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt, Druck gelegentlich etwas flau, aber immer gut lesbar und fast völlig fleckenfrei. - Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar. - Very good copy of the scarce edition in contemporary gilted leather bindings. From the library of Gustav Lind, danish patron of the arts. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Wörterbuch Dänisch-Deutsch / Dictionary German-Danish - Baden, Jacob: Fuldstændig Tydsk og Dansk Ordbog [Tysk-Dansk Ordbog / Wörterbuch Dänisch-Deutsch], sammendragen af de nyeste og bedste Tydske Ordbøger. Med en Fortale om det tydske Sprogs og den tydske Litteraturs Værdie for Danske ved Jacob Baden. Teil 1 und 2 komplett. [Von Jakob Baden]. 2 Bände (= so vollständig). Kiøbenhavn [Kopenhagen]: Gyldendal 1787; 1797.

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        La perla de America, Provincia de Santa Marta, reconocida, observada y expuesta en discursos historicos

      First edition. A rare work, when found with the folding map of the Port of Santa Martha; it is an exhaustive description of the Colombian region, including details of the fauna, flora, and mineralogy (as gold and silver mines), riches, as well as information on the gastronomy and local produces (such as tobacco, coke, cacao, and others). A large portion of the work is dedicated to the native population, namely the Tayronas, Arnacos, Tupes, Chimilas, Motilones and Guagiros, their customs, tradition, and way of living in general -constituting a rather scarcely seen report on the lives of Colombian Indians. The third part deals almost exclusively with the hydrographic reality of Santa Marta, its rivers, and ports. Evidently interested in the native population, Julian dedicates a portion of the work to the study of the language of the Guajiros, saying "that it is clear, short and sonorous, and it appears to him to be the best American-Indian language. He states that he had a dictionary of this tongue in his possession, given him by a cleric, a brother of the Cacique Don Cacilio" (Maggs). Sabin, 36882. Medina, BHA, 5225. Palau, 126001.

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        INSTRUZIONE PER PASTORI e proprietarj di gregge. Per ben allevare Pecore, custodirle, condurle, pascerle, alloggiarle, tenerle monde e sane, guarirne le malattie, migliorarne la lana, castrarle, toscarle, governar l'Ovile, chiuderlo, coprirlo, stabbiare, etc. Tradotta dal Francese.

      Pezzana,, Venezia, 1787 - in-8 gr., pp. VIII, 288, leg. cart. rust. Con 22 belle tavv. in rame al fine. Rara opera, in ediz. orig. italiana, completa delle tavv. di grande qualità. Le prime 3 cc con lieve brun. ma ottimo esempl. in barbe. [042]

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        Histoire des membres de l'Académie Française, morts depuis 1700 jusqu'en 1771. Pour servir de suite aux Éloges imprimés et lus dans les séances publiques de cette compagnie.

      Amsterdam et Paris: Moutard, 1787 - Edition originale, 6 volumes in-12; Reliure d'époque en demi-basane fauve, dos lisses ornés de filets dorés, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, tranches mouchetées. Mouillure pâle en tête du cinquième volume, plus prononcée sur une vingtaine de feuillets, quelques frottis et taches aux reliures, petite fente à l'extrémité du mors inférieur du troisième volume, autrement en bon état. Intéressant ensemble de notices biographiques, critiques, historiques et littéraires sur une centaine de personnages importants dans la vie intellectuelle des XVIIème et XVIIIème siècles. Le premier volume de cet ensemble est une réimpression des "Eloges de plusieurs savants" publié par D'Alembert lui-même en 1779. Les 5 volumes qui suivent furent édités par Condorcet après la mort de D'Alembert en 1783. Quérard I, 25.

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        Silva [Sylva]: or, a discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in his Majesty’s dominions: ... Together with an historical account of the sacredness and use of standing groves. By John Evelyn, ... With notes by A. Hunter, .. [bound with] Terra: a philosophical discourse of Earth. Relating to the culture and improvement of it for vegetation, and the propagation of plants, as it was presented to the Royal Society. By J. Evelyn, Esq; F.R.S. With notes by A. Hunter, M. D. F.R.S [First Hunter Editions]

      York: Printed by A. Ward for J. Dodsley; T. Cadell; J. Robson; and T. Durham, London. W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh [through 1787], 1776. First Edition thus. Fine. First Hunter Edition (sixth overall, first published 1664), virtually doubling the size of the original text, with the scarce 10pp advertisement (ESTC locates only one other such copy, at the Bodleian). Two works bound in one: 4to: [54],649,[11], with an engraved portrait frontispiece of Evelyn by F. Bartolozzi, 40 copper-engraved plates by Johann Sebastian Muller (including one folding, “A Winter View of the Canthorpe Oak") of detailed drawings of foliage, flowers and fruits, and a folding table; and [8],74,[4],[10]pp advertisement, with one folding table and one aquatint with tissue guard intact. Beautifully bound in full russia calf, very skillfully recornered and rebacked with original back strip laid on; gilt title to spine; gilt borders to covers, edges and inner edges; marbled end papers and silk page marker. Very slightly rubbed, light browning and offsetting to pages, but overall quite bright and fresh, the plates in deep, rich impressions. Provenance: John Peachey's eighteenth-century engraved armorial bookplate to front paste down (a search of other titles bearing Paechey's plate reveals a preference for russia calf, so he may have had the book bound). Label of Newselles Library, possibly that of the Earls of Scales. Book ticket of Henry Sotheran, Booksellers. Henrey 137. Keynes 47. Gibson's Library, p. 122. Nissen BBI 615. ESTC Citation Nos. T123233 and T147758. In 1652, Evelyn set about to create the garden at Sayes Court (the 200-acre Deptford estate his father-in-law held from the crown), a project that signaled the start of a serious interest in garden design. This led to his writing the Elysium Britannicum, an encyclopedic history of gardens and gardening practices that occupied him for most of his life. His pioneering works on tree cultivation (Silva, 1664) and on soils (A Philosophical Discourse of Earth, 1676; in later editions entitled Terra: a philosophical discourse) were both outgrowths of Elysium Britannicum. Although primarily intended to encourage tree planting after the devastation of the civil war, Silva was also a learned account of the growth and uses of native trees interpolated by an edited collection of material sent in by Fellows of the Royal Society from different parts of the country (indeed, Silva was the first book to carry the Society’s imprimatur). By its fourth edition it also contained ‘an Historical Account of the Sacredness and Use of Standing Groves.’ Silva's handsome reissue in 1776, with additional plates and with "learned and extensive" (Keynes) annotations, practical instructions, and references to the best eighteenth century authorities by Alexander Hunter, gave it renewed popularity.

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      Louis XVI, King of France. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1787. Leaf. Folded document promoting Marc Joeph Devinl[? ] apparently to Lietenant Colonel. Dated CHATEAU DE MARLY, MAY 29, 1787. MILITARY APPOINTMENT. 9.5"x 14.5". Signed Louis [xvi]. With printed descriptive sheet in French Text. ; 0 .

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        Gesamtansicht, über den Wiedfluß m. d. Ruine, "Vue de l'ancien chateau d' altewied".

      - Kupferstich v. Volkart n. C. Dupuis, 1787, 17,2 x 28,7 Merlo, Kölner Künstler, Spalte 206. - Seltenes Blatt!

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        Iphigenie auf Tauris. Ein Schauspiel / Von Goethe

      Ächte Ausgabe Leipzig, bey Georg Joachim Göschen, 1787. Ohne Kupfer, Einband und Bogennorm

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        VIER ELEMENTE., "Fire - Water - Air - Earth". Allegorien auf die Vier Elemente.

      4 Kupferstiche im Oval von Giuseppe dall' Acqua di Cristoforo nach W. Hamilton, dat. 1787, 20 x 10 cm (Darstellung) 36 x 26 (Blattgröße). Thieme-Becker Bd. I, S. 53. - Die Vier Elemente dargestellt durch antike Göttinnen: Hera am Feueraltar Amphitrite im Muschelwagen Hestia mit dem Adler Flora mit dem Füllhorn. - Im sehr breiten Rand gering fleckig, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. Dekorative Graphik, Allegorie, Mythologie

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        Handschriftiches Empfehlungsschreiben der Oberen der Stadt Scicli für einen D. Francesco Magro mit Prägestempel der Stadt versehen und signiert von Bürgermeister, Schultheiss,

       1787. 20,5 x 30 cm Papier altersbedingt gebräunt. mit Knickspuren und Randläsionen. Wenige Wurmspuren ohne Textverlust. Text sehr gut lesbar Sehr selten!Lebenslange Echtheitsgarantie. Lifetime authenticity guarantee.*Scicli ist eine Gemeinde in der Provinz Ragusa in der Region Sizilien in Italien mit 27.077 Einwohnern (Stand 31. Dezember 2015). Scicli ist eine der spätbarocken Städte des Val di Noto, die von der Unesco zum UNESCO-Welterbe erklärt wurden. Die Stadt liegt auf einer Höhe von 106 m s.l.m. und 25 km südlich von Ragusa. Die Ortsteile sind Donnalucata, Scicli, Sampieri und Cava d?Aliga. Die Nachbargemeinden sind Modica und Ragusa.Geschichte[Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten] Der Ort wurde von den Sikelern gegründet. Im Mittelalter gelangte er, unter arabische Herrschaft, bis er sich unter den Normannen zur königlichen Stadt entwickelte. Unter Friedrich II. war die Stadt im Besitz der Grafen von Modica. 1693 wurde die Stadt wie das gesamte Val di Noto von einem Erdbeben zerstört. Danach wurde sie im Stil des sizilianischen Barocks wieder aufgebaut.(Quelle: Wikipedia)

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        Karte von dem grossten Theil des Lands Jemen.

      Norimberga 1787 - Carta tratta dall'atlante edito a Vienna dallo Schraembl. Incisione in rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. This is a scarce, detailed and finely engraved map of Yemen that was published from Wien by F.A. Schraembl. The geography is based on the observations of the Danish explorer Carsten Niebuhr and shows the eastern shore of the Red Sea just to the north of Jizan. Numerous towns, cities, and Wadis are shown interlaced in the dense hachuring to suggest topography. The Red Sea is filled with three compass roses, fleur-de-lys and rhumb lines. In the lower left an index gives latitude and longitude for the major cities. At upper right is an elaborate title cartouche with three distance scales below. Dimensioni 410 600mm

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        Naval Architecture or the Rudiments and Rules of Ship Building Exemplified in a Series of Draughts and Plans. With Observations Tending to the Further Improvement of that Important Art

      London, 1787. Folio. (4, vi) 231, (4) pp. Second edition of a very important English contribution to naval shipbuilding. From the Scott Collection of the Institution of Naval Architects. Stalkartt, writing in the midst of the American Revolution (he refers to it in his dedication) proposes two major changes in English naval ship design — a midship bend forward of the center, and fair, instead of hollow, waterlines. “A neglected and important work”—McDonald 269. Roeding I:166, comparing its importance with Chapman. Scott, 380. Attractively rebound in antique style calf over marbled boards. Front inner hinge cracked but holding. This copy is complete textually, but lacks the atlas of 14 plates.

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        Wallis's New Dissected Map of World. Engraved from the latest authorities for the use of young students in Geography. Published by John Wallis Jun., 188 Strand. S. J. Wallis Sr., Warwick Sq.

      The only known example of the earliest dissected puzzle map to show the three voyages of Captain Cook.  [Title from lid]. London : John Wallis Senior, 1787; reissued by John Wallis Junior, 1806-1808. Engraved map of the world with the imprint 'Published as the Act directs, Jany. 1st 1787 by Proprietor J. Wallis at his Map Warehouse, Ludgate Street, London', original hand colouring, pasted on wood and dissected into 69 pieces, housed in the original publisher's cedar box with sliding lid, printed title label, slip label 'World' to title label and also side panel, contemporary inscription inside the lid 'Henry Samuel Daller from his affectionate sister S.M. Daller', further inscribed inside the box 'Outside pieces 29 / Inside pc. 40 / total 69 / H S Daller / from his sister / S M Daller / 1811'; some age toning but complete and in fine condition. The first known puzzle map was issued by John Bowles in 1759; John Spilsbury began manufacturing in 1767, and the London map seller, publisher and maker of board games John Wallis Senior produced his first puzzle map, Darton's Kings and Queens, in 1787. The map depicted in the present puzzle was originally published in 1787 by John Wallis Senior, who occupied premises in Ludgate Hill from 1775. The firm moved, and Wallis Senior was located at 13 Warwick Square from 1805 to 1811, while John Wallis Junior was located at 188 Strand from 1806 to 1808. This dates the issue of this map in puzzle format to between 1806 and 1808. It is jointly published by son and father, with the son's name listed first as he is issuing the map in the format of a puzzle, most likely utilising unsold maps still held in stock by the family. The puzzle is one of a series, the slip title 'World' pasted onto the printed label. On other examples located in institutions, the title label has been substituted with 'America', 'Somerset', 'Europe', etc. The map itself is based on an earlier map by Thomas Kitchen and shows the three voyages of Cook, with 'Diemen's Land' still joined to the continent of New Holland. Wallis would publish other world maps in dissected puzzle format, with the same title label to the box; however, the maps are of a later date and bear the address '42 Skinner Street'. The State Library of New South Wales holds an earlier puzzle map, dated 1772-1775, which shows the route of Cook's first voyage; while the National Library of Australia has a puzzle map by Palmer from 1794 which shows Cook's three voyages. Like the Wallis example offered here, the Palmer example may have been issued in puzzle format later than the date of its imprint. With an imprint of 1787, it would appear that the example we offer here is the earliest puzzle map to show the three voyages of Cook. Not in Hannas; not in Whitehouse. No other example located.

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        Kupferstich- Karte, n. Güssefeld b. Homann Erben, "Carte von Utrecht".

      - mit altem Flächenkolorit, dat. 1787, 42 x 56 Mit Kopftitel in franz. Sprache. Oben rechts die Titelkartusche.

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        Fuldstændig Tydsk og Dansk Ordbog [Tysk-Dansk Ordbog / Wörterbuch Dänisch-Deutsch]. sammendragen af de nyeste og bedste Tydske Ordbøger. Med en Fortale om det tydske Sprogs og den tydske Litteraturs Værdie for Danske ved Jacob Baden. Teil 1 und 2 komplett. [Von Jakob Baden].

      Kiøbenhavn [Kopenhagen]: Gyldendal 1787; 1797. - XIV, 1536; 1224 Seiten. Zweispaltiger Frakturdruck. Seltene Ausgabe des umfangreichen, monodirektionalen (Deutsch-Dänisch) Wörterbuchs; nicht bei Zaunmüller (Bibliogr. Handbuch der Sprachwörterbücher), der nur die Ausgabe Kopenhagen 1789-1810 in 3 Teilen kennt. - Aus dem Besitz des dänisch-niederländischen Zahnarztes und Mäzen des südjütländischen Kunstmuseums Trapholt, Gustav Lind (1886-1984), mit dessen handschriftlichen Besitzeinträgen und blindgeprägten Eignerstempeln auf dem Vorsatz. - Ecken leicht bestoßen, Rücken und Deckel etwas berieben. Rückenbezug mit kleinen, lektürebedingten oberflächlichen Riss-Spuren im Lederbezug. Schnitte angestaubt.- Vordere obere Ecke des Vorsatzblatts mit sauberem kleinem Ausschnitt. - Papier gleichmäßig leicht gebräunt, Druck gelegentlich etwas flau, aber immer gut lesbar und fast völlig fleckenfrei. - Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar. - Very good copy of the scarce edition in contemporary gilted leather bindings. From the library of Gustav Lind, danish patron of the arts. da Gewicht in Gramm: 3490 8° (21,5 x 13,5 cm). Dekorative Lederbände der Zeit auf fünf Bünden mit reicher Goldprägung und goldgeprägtem Titelschild auf den Rücken sowie rotgefärbten Schnitten und Marmorpapier-Vorsätzen. [Hardcover / fest gebunden]. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [BOTANY BAY]. The whole proceedings on the trials of two informations

      exhibited ex officio by the King's Attorney-General against George Gordon, Esq. commonly called Lord George Gordon : one for a libel on the Queen of France and the French Ambassador; the other for a libel on the judges, and the administration of the laws in England. Also of Thomas Wilkins, for printing the last-mentioned libel. Tried in the court of King's Bench, Guildhall, on Wednesday the 6th of June, 1787; before the Hon. Francis Buller, Esq. on of the justices of his Majesty's court of King's Bench. Taken in short-hand by Joseph Gurney. London : M. Gurney, 1787. Octavo, modern wrappers, pp 100, [2, lacking a final leaf of advertisements]. Joseph Gurney published a series of court reports from the 1770s - 1790s, including notably the trial against Thomas Paine in 1793.Lord George Gordon (1751-1793) was a British politician who, in his short but rich life, was embroiled in a number of controversies. He agitated against Catholic emancipation in 1780, resulting in a series of large scale demonstrations known as the 'Gordon Riots', and was imprisoned for several months in the Tower of London. Later, Gordon was excommunicated by the Archibishop of Canterbury for refusing to bear witness in an ecclesiastical suit in 1786. In 1787, at the age of 36, he converted to Judaism, took the name Yisrael bar Avraham Gordon, was circumcised, and lived the rest of his life as a devout orthodox Jew. This highly unusual act was widely commented on at the time and is discussed in a number of scholarly histories of Judaism in England. In 1786 Gordon authored a small pamphlet, 'The prisoners' petition to the Right Hon. Lord George Gordon, to preserve their lives and liberties, and prevent their banishments to Botany Bay', which was in fact entirely written by Gordon himself and printed in London by Thomas Wilkins. Criticising the judiciary for sentencing prisoners to transportation to an as-yet non-existant penal colony at Botany Bay, Gordon was charged with "for a libel on the judges and administration of law in England'. No copy of this pamphlet is known to have survived, though Ferguson records it as item 10 in his Bibliography of Australia on the basis of reference to it in a collection of state trials published later in 1783. Further, this account of the trial by Gurney evinces its existance, as he records the Solicitor-General presenting it in evidence during the prosecution. Gordon's second charge of libel against Queen Marie Antoinette and the French Ambassador, relates to a separate pamphlet he published where he defended his friend the Italian Count Cagliostro who had been banished from France following his alleged involvement in the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, a highly important political event where the Queen was accused of attempting to defraud the Crown Jewellers of a valuable diamond necklace. This stain upon her Majesty's reputation, in conjunction with other failures of the nobility, served to provide the background of hostility against the monarchy which culminated in the French Revolution. Gordon was convicted on both counts of libel, however, he was allowed to leave the court without bail, and subsequently escaped to the safety of The Netherlands. Upon pressure from the French he was forced to return in January 1788, was arrested, and sentenced to 5 years in Newgate Prison. On 28th January 1793 Gordon's sentence expired, he was required to appear before the court to vouch for his future good behaviour. At his appearance, Gordon refused to remove his hat, which was being utilised as a kippah, and it was forcibly removed from his head. Gordon had brought as character witnesses two Polish Jews, which the Court would not accept, and he was remanded once more in prison. On November 1st he died in prison from fever at the age of 42. No copy of Gordon's incendiary pamphlet of 1786 is know to have survived, however its contents are contained herein as part of the evidence transcribed in Gurney's record of 1787. Unknown to Ferguson and held in only a handful of libraries, this 1787 pamphlet records the first objections to the penal colony at Botany Bay, expressed in court while the First Fleet was en route under sail to New Holland. A single copy recorded in Australian collections (State Library of NSW, also appearing to lack the final two leaves of advertisements). Not in Ferguson.

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        The Rural Economy of

      96 - London -T Cadell and G Nicol et al., 1787 Book. GOOD ONLY due to. Hardcover. First edition.. Six volumes of William Marshall's Rural Economy. Comprising of the complete two volume sets of three of his works. Marshall's extensive work on Rural Economy eventually spanned to twelve volumes. The bindings to this workhave numbered the volumes1, 2, 5, 6, 9 and 10 as they were probably originally from a complete set of Marshall's Rural Economy. Comprising of: The Rural Economy of Norfolk: Comprising the Management of Landed Estates and the Present Practice of Husbandry in that County (First Edition, Two Volumes 1787)The Rural Economy of the West of England Including Devonshire and Parts of Somersetshire, Dorsetshire and Cornwall Together with Minutes in Practice, (First Edition, Two Volumes, 1796)The Rural Economy of Gloucestershire Including Its Dairy Together with the Dairy Management of North Wiltshire and the Management of Orchards and Fruit Liquor of Herefordshire, (Second Edition, Two Volumes, 1796)With a folding map to volumes I, V, and IX. Collated, volumes present are complete. William Marshall was an 18th Century author on contemporary agriculture. Condition: In half calf bindings with paper boards. Externally, worn. Heavy rubbing to the joints and spines. Small losses at the Head and tail ofspines tomost volumes. Bumping to the extremities of all volumes. Joints to most volumes are tender. Front joint to volume I is weak and held by one cord only. Front hinge to volume I is therefore weak also. Rear hinge and joint to volume I are tender. Prior owner's bookplate to the front pastedown of all volumes, S Laing. Rear hinge and joint to volume II are tender with cords showing. Front hinge to volume II has failed, with the board detached but present. Frontjoint andhinge to volume V isweak with cords showing may detach with further handling. Hinges are tender to volume VI. Frontjoint and hinge to volume IXare weak and may detach with furtherhandling. Spine and binding to volume X has split, with the work in two portions at pages 226-227. Front hinge and joint to volume Xare weak and may detach with further handling. Crack to rear joint of volume X with the hinge slightly strained but firm. Internally,most volumes are generally firmly bound. Volume X is generally firmly bound aside from the split tobinding. Pages are generally bright with light scattered spots throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY due to bindings..

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        Notices générales des graveurs divisés par nations et des peintres rangés par écoles. Précédées de l'histoire de la gravure et de la peinture depuis l'origine de ces arts jusqu'à nos jours, et suivies d'un catalogue raisonné d'une collection choisie d'estampes.

      Dresde, Leipzig, Breitkopf, 1787. ____ Première édition. Illustré par un beau frontispice de Jacob Wilhem Mechau. Michael Huber (1727-1804) était collectionneur; il inventorie dans son ouvrage environ 1500 artistes. Papier bruni, sinon bon exemplaire. *-------*. 2 volumes in-8. Collation : frontispice, XLVIII, 710 pp. Demi-basane brune, dos orné. (Reliure du début du XIXe.).

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        Veduta di Baja presa dal monte nuovo

      Veduta panoramica del golfo con Pozzuoli e Capri, incisa da William Gmelin, da un dipinto di Jacob Philip Hackert, datato 1787. L'opera è edita dal fratello di Hackert, Georg Abraham, che aveva una bottega calcografica in Roma a Piazza di Spagna, ed a Napoli. Acquaforte e bulino, magnifica prova, impressa su carta vergata cova, rifilata al rame, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale pubblicata a Napoli da George Hackert, stampata su carta del '700. Rara. Napoli Naples Dimensioni in mm. 590 X 430

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        Constitution de l'Angleterre ou État du government anglais, comparé avec la forme républicaine & avec les autres monoarchies de l'Europe. Nouvelle édition entièrement revue & corrigée sur la quatrième édition anglaise.

      Barde, Manget & Compagnie et se trouve à Paris, chez Buisson, Genève 1787 - 2 vols., 8vo, pp. xxxi, [1], 247; 286; engraved frontis portrait by Topffer after Stoddart; light wear at spine ends; nice copy in contemporary mottled calf, sprinkled edges, red morocco labels on gilt-decorated spines. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tarantismo observado en España, con que se prueba el de la Pulla, dudado de algunos y tratado de otros de fabuloso: y Memorias para escribir la Historia del insecto llamado Tarántula, efectos de sus venenos en el cuerpo humano y curación por la música con el modo de obrar de esta y su aplicación como remedio á varias enfermedades

      Imprenta de Gonzalez, Madrid 1787 - Encuadernación en plena piel de época, formato 4º. 324 páginas, 2 láminas de musica desplegables, 1 lámina. Leves puntitos de óxido en algunas páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OEUVRES DU SEIGNEUR DE BRANTOME, NOUVELLE EDITION Plus Correcte Que Les Precedentes (Tome Premire - Tome Huitieme)

      Paris: Chez Jean-Francois Bastien. Very Good+. 1787. Hardcover. Clean supple leather. Spine decorated with gilt geometric designs. Spine title labels in tact. Text blocks tight, clean & intact. Volume #1 has a pictorial frontispiece and fold out tables, 415pp. Vol #2, 586pp; # 3, 566 pp. #4, 469 pp; #5, 452 pp; #6, 479; #7, 473 pp and #8, 496 pp. Page edges dyed green. Signature of Catherine de Courtlande appears top margin of each title page. Inside of front coveran armorial book plate with initials "PYC". Inside of front cover an armorial book plate with initials "PYC". French language edition. Collectors quality. Rare; Tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 3936 pages .

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        A General Index to the Philosophical Transactions, from the First to the End of the Seventieth Volume

      Lockyer Davis and Peter Elmsly for The Royal Society, London 1787 - Thick quarto. 801 pages. 20th-century black buckram, gilt-lettered on spine. FIRST EDITION. Complete printed indexes of Volumes 1-70 of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Each index arranged in two formats: alphabetically by subject (through page 552) and alphabetically by author (pages 555-end). Twenty entries are recorded for Isaac Newton, eighteen for Christian Huygens, and a full fifty-eight for Robert Boyle. Some intermittent pale spotting, generally a tall, crisp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Tableau de la Volupté ou les Quatre parties du jour. Poëme en Vers libres, par M.D.B. Nouvelle édition

      A Cythère, Au Temple du Plaisir 1787 - In-8 (19 X 12,4 cm), 68 pp., demi-basane verte, dos lisse orné, plats de papier à la cuve, étui (reliure d'époque). Gracieuses illustrations par Eisen, gravées en taille-douce par de Longueil : frontispice, quatre gravures hors texte, quatre vignettes en-tête et cinq culs-de-lampe, d'un très beau tirage, les serpentes de protection d'origine ont été conservées. Ouvrage rare. Ex-Libris A. Perreau (frottement dans le haut et le bas du dos, quelques piqûres, coins frottés). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Aufschluß und Vertheidigung der Enthüllung des Systems der Weltbürger-Republik. Nebst eine Bitte an die Leser.

      Rom (Leipzig, Göschen) 1787.. 288 S., 1 Bl. Dekorativer grüner HLdr. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Erste Ausgabe. - Goed. IV/1, 597, 5; Wolfstieg 23408; Kloss 3389; Taute 2711a. - Antwort auf die abfälligen Rezensionen zu seiner im Vorjahr erschienenen "Enthüllung des Systems der Weltbürger-Republik", in der erstmals die Theorie einer Weltverschwörung der Logen zur Erlangung der politischen Herrschaft entwickelt wurde. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Unaufgeschnitten. Tls. stockfleckig.

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        Journal für Freymaurer. Als Manuskript gedruckt für Brüder und Meister des Ordens. Herausgegeben. von den Brüdern der Loge zur Wahrheit im Orient von Wien.

      Wien, Wappler 1784 - 1787. - Erster bis Dritter Jahrgang (alles Erschienene), in 6 Bdn, gebunden. Mit 12 gest. Frontispices, 1 gest. Tafel und 3 gefalt. gest. Notenbeilagen. Dekorative grüne HLdr.-Bde. des 19. Jhdts., mit Rückenschild und goldgepr. Freimaurersymbolen am Rücken. Kopfgoldschnitt. Wolfstieg 506; Kloß 22; Taute 181: " Die erste bedeutende maurerische Zeitschrift. Obwohl in ca. 1000 Ex. aufgelegt, sind vollständige Sammlungen dieses unschätzbaren Quellenwerks doch äusserst selten " - Erschien in 12 Vierteljahrsheften. - Das von Joseph von Sonnenfelnd angeregte und von dem Wiener Dichter und Zensor Alois Blumauer (1755-1798) redigierte Journal "hat später vielen freimaurerischen Zeitschriften zum Vorbild gedient und wurde von ihnen bis tief ins 19. Jahrhundert hinein ausgeschöpft und immer wieder mit und ohne Quellenangabe nachgedruckt" (Kuéss/Scheichelbauer, 200 Jahre Freimaurerei in Österreich, 1959, p. 51). - Das erste Heft des zweiten Jahrgangs enthält auf einer gest. Notentafel den Erstdruck "Zur Gesellenreise", SS. 117-118 enthalten den Text von Joseph Franz Ratschky in der Version des Logenbruders Mozarts, Johann Baptist Holzer, der auf dem Notenblatt auch als Komponist ("von Br. H++r") angegeben wird. Es wird vermutet, dass Mozart Holzers Version des Liedes bei seinem eigenen Beförderungsritual in den Gesellengrad hörte und sich davon zur "Gesellenreise" (KV 468) inspirieren ließ. - Des weiteren enthält das 2. Vj. des ersten Bandes einen Notendruck auf 2 Bll. mit der gleichen Signatur, "Im Namen der Armen", das eine starke strukturelle Ähnlichkeit mit der heutigen, österreichischen Hymne "Land der Berge, Land am Strome" aufweist. Seit den 1960er Jahren diskutieren Musikwissenschaftler, ob die Musik der Landshymne nun von Mozart, wie lange angenommen, oder doch von Holzer stammt. - Im 1. Vj. des ersten Jahres mit einem Beitrag von Ignaz von Born "Ueber die Mysterien der Aegyptier", der als Vorbild für "Sarastro" in Mozarts Zauberflöte angesehen wird. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Titel mi kl. zeitgen. Freimaurerstempel (Zirkel und Winkel mit Initialen W E). Wenig stockfleckig, insgesamt sehr gutes und frisches Exemplar! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Méthode de nomenclature chimique, propose par MM. de Morveau, Lavoisier, Bertholet, & de Fourcroy. On y a joint un nouveau systême de caractères chimiques, adaptés à cette nomenclature, par MM. Hassenfratz & Adet.

      Paris:: Chez Cuchet, 1787.. 8vo. [iv], 314 pp. Half-title, woodcut title-page vignette, headpiece, tailpieces, 6 folding tables of chemical symbols, 1 folding plate; page 1 of the text trimmed at top margin and mounted on a stub, foxed. Contemporary full mottled calf, red leather spine label, gilt-stamped spine; foot of spine chipped, corners of read cover chewed. Ownership signature on title. Very good. FIRST EDITION, second issue, second printing, with the flowered vase on the title-page (previously a cherub) and no colophon on page 314. Lavoisier's new terminology of chemistry was an important part of his reforms in the science, and it has been in use, with some modifications, ever since its introduction. “The merits of the new nomenclature are, even today, more than evident since, with only slight modification, it is still the basis of the language of modern chemistry.” [Duveen & Klickstein, pp. 119-126]. Louis Guyton de Morveau was trained as a lawyer who taught himself the subject of chemistry. From 1776-1789 he taught public courses in chemistry at the Dihon Academy. He was professor of chemistry at the Ecole Polytechnique from 1794-1811, twice serving as its director. Blake/NLM, p. 191 (2nd printing); Cole, Chemical literature, 566; DSB Vol. V. pp. 600-604; Duveen, Bibliotheca alchemica et chemical, p. 340; Duveen & Klickstein, 130; Gascoigne 7150.4; Partington, A history of chemistry, Vol. III, p. 372; Poggendorf, Vol. I, col. 981; Wellcome III, p. 185.

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        FABULAE AESOPI Selectae, or, Select FABLES OF AESOP. With an English Translation, more literal than any yet extant. Designed for the readier instruction of beginners in the Latin Tongue. The first Boston Edition, from a copy of the latest Edition printed in London

      Samuel Hall. Boston. U. S. A 1787. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION of Clarke's translation and the first edition published in America with text in both Latin and English. Small 4to. (7.3 x 5 inches). 11, 154pp. Some browning to a few leaves but generally a bright and clean copy in an attractive twentieth century leather binding of full mid brown morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Marbled endpapers. Published just ten years after the first American translation of Aesop's Fables which was published by Aitken in 1777.

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        A Poetical, Supplicating, Modest & Affecting Epistle to those Literary Colossuses, the Reviewers. Lyric Odes to the Royal Academicians. More Lyric Odes to the Royal Academicians. Lyrics Odes for the year 1785. Farewell Odes for the year 1786. The Lousiad, Canto I. The Lousiad, Canto II. A Poetical and Congratulatory Epistle to James Boswell. Bozzy and Piozzi: or, the British Biographers. Ode upon Ode; or, a Peep at St. James's. An Apologetic Postscript to Ode upon Ode. Instructions to a Celebrated Laureat. Brother Peter to Brother Tom. Peter's Pension. Peter's Prophecy. Sir Joseph Banks and the Emperor of Morocco. A Political Epistle to a Falling Minister. Subjects for Painters. Expostulatory Odes to a Great Duke and a Little Lord. A Benelovent Epistle to Sylvanus Urban

      London: Printed for G. Kearsley, 1787. Twenty works bound in one volume, 4to, final two works first editions, the others later editions. Eight works with an engraved plate, five works lacking the final advertisement leaf, title page of first work with two signatures - one contemporary but cut down slightly, final leaf of final work a cancel, bookplates to front endpapers - Finborough College and Eric Bywaters. Contemporary tree calf, corners a little bumped, rebacked retaining the original gilt backstrip, red label. A good collection of just under a third of Wolcot's prolific output. Full collation available on request.

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        Magie, oder die Zauberkräfte der Natur, so auf den Nutzen, und die Belustigung angewandt worden. Erster, zweyter, dritter und vierter und letzter Theil. Erster Teil: Mit 9 Kupfertafeln. Zweiter Teil: Mit 5 Kupfertafeln. Dritter Teil: Mit 9 Kupfertafeln. Vierter Teil: Mit 6 Kupfertafeln.

      Johann Thomas Edlen von Trattnern, Wien 1787 - 8°, O-Halbledereinbände mit je einem roten und je einem schwarzen Rückenschildchen. Lederecken. Rotschnitt. Band 1: XLVIII + 441 Seiten + 18 n.n. Seiten Inhalt, 9 Kupfer. Band 2: 14 n. n. Seiten Einleitung, 16 n. n. Seiten Inhalt, 440 Seiten, 5 Kupfer. Band 3: XVI + 600 Seiten + 9 Kupfer. Band 4: VI + 650 Seiten, 6 Kupfer. Bei Band 1 am Titelblatt eine Nummer mit alter Titnte, bei Band 2 bis 4 ist diese Nummer am Vorsatzblatt und zusätzlich ein Namenszug mit alter Tinte. Hier eine komplette Ausgabe mit allen 29 Kupfertafeln. Gute Exemplare. 0 S.

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        Éloge du Capitaine Cook Par M Blanc Gilli, de Marseille

      Paris: chez Morin, 1787. A fine copy.. Octavo, 118 pp. (last blank), period-style red crushed morocco, spine gilt with raised bands. A very scarce book: this florid and rather entertaining elegy for Cook, published in Paris, shows the very high regard in which Cook was held in Enlightenment France, as both navigator and scientist.Blanc-Gilli explicitly claims that Cook was as widely respected in France as in England, 'a statement which is borne out by the fact that the centenary of his death was celebrated in Paris but not in London' (Holmes). The elegy is a glowing narrative of Cook's life and voyages enriched with a 24 page appendix (including notes on other voyagers to the South Seas, Cook's importance to the history of astronomy, and references to contemporary philosophers such as Rousseau).Mathieu Blanc Gilli, a resident of Marseille, was a politically active pamphleteer who served briefly in the Legislative Assembly before falling foul of rivals during the French Revolution and retiring to an obscure provincial post. He published on a wide range of reforms, including an abolitionist pamphlet critical of the plantation system in Santo Domingo.Forbes could locate only the copies in the Mitchell Library and three American libraries (including Sir Maurice Holmes' copy at UCLA). The National Library of Australia has since acquired a copy.

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        Atlas Encyclopedique, Contenant La Geographie Ancenne et Qulques Cartes Sur Moyen Age, La Geographie Moderne, Et Les Cartes Relatives a La Geographie physique

      Paris [a Orleans]: Hôtel de Thou [de Court De villeneuve], 1787. Quarto. Volume one only. Frontispiece, 65pp text and 77 double paged maps of the world. Bonne was one of the most important mapmakers of his time. He did not elaborate his maps with cartouches or sea monsters, His maps were simple but highly detailed and accurate of the time. Bound in full mottled calf, raised bands ruled in gilt, red morocco spine label gilt, marbled endpapers. old damp staining throughout mostly affecting title page and frontispiece, text faintly stained, but more so to maps, staining clearing about midway through book, then mostly clean. With two small labels and a bookstore label of Gabriel Molina from 1954.

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        Recueil précieux de la maçonnerie adonhiramite, contenant les catéchismes des quatre premiers grades, l`ouverture & clôture des différentes loges, l`instruction de la table, les santés générales & particulières, ainsi que les devoirs des premiers officiers en charges; enrichi d`une infinité de demandes & de réponses symboliques, de l`explication des emblêmes & d`un grand nombre de notes aussi curieuses qu`utiles. Dédié aux maçons instruits. Par un Chevalier de tous les ordres maçoniques.

      Philadelphie [i.e. Paris?], chez Philarethe, rue de l`Equerre, à l`A-plomb, 1787.. 3 Tle. in 1 Band. Mit gefalt. gest. Tafel. 127 S., 1 Bl.; 153 S., 1 Bl. - Angebunden: (ders.), La vraie Maçonerie d` adoption. suive de contienes maçonniares. Dedié aux Dames. 141 S., 1 Bl. Lederband d. Zt. mit Rückenverg. 13 x 8,5 cm. Guaita 380 (dieses Exemplar); Wolfstieg, Ergänzungsband 10995; Caillet 4849 und 4850 . - Der dritte Teil mit dem selbständigen Titel: "La vraie Maçonerie d` adoption. suive de contienes maçonniares. Dedié aux Dames". - Mit hochinteressanter Provenienz: Handschriftlicher Besitzeintrag "Ex libris kabbalisticis" von Stanislas de Guaita (1861-1897), desweiteren sein Namensstempel auf allen 3 Vortiteln. Eliphas Levi wandte sich bald dem Satanismus zu, sein exzessiver Konsum von Morphium und Kokain mag seinen frühen Tod beschleunigt haben. 1899 verauktionierte die Pariser Librairie Dorbon die aus 2227 Lots bestehende Sammlung Guaita. - Rücken neu aufgezogen. Die Tafel verso mit einer Zeichnung; auf den Titeln der Verfassername handschriftlich fälschlich mit Tschoudy angegeben (von Guaitas Hand?). Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library.

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        Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Espérance, et autour du monde avec le capitaine Cook et principalement dans les pays des Hottentots et des Caffres. Avec cartes, figures et planches en taille douce. Traduit par M. Le Tourneur.

      - Paris, Buisson, 1787. Three volumes in three. 8vo (19.3 x 12.2 cm). 1,155 [xxxii, 390; 367; 366] pp.; double-sized frontispiece, 15 [2; 7; 6] copper-engraved plates and one large, folded engraved map. Contemporary uniform full polished calf. Boards with gilt pattered borders and gilt dentelles. Spine with gilt floral vignettes and green morocco labels with gilt titles. Marbled endpapers.l First French 8vo edition. Translated by M. le Tourneur. Sparrman, a Swedish naturalist, sailed around the world with Captain Cook on his second voyage; most of this work is devoted to the various travels in South Africa. Originally published in Swedish, this work was soon translated into English, German, Dutch, and French. The French translation, published by Buisson, came in a quarto and an 8vo edition. The latter was immediately counterfeited. It can be recognized by several deviations, the most noticeable being a) the typeface is slightly smaller; b) the large, folded map of South Africa has slightly thicker lines, and the word "Giraffe" touches the plate frame; - more peculiar - c) the large, folded frontispiece is engraved in reverse, being a perfect mirror image of the original plate; and - even more apparent - d) the images of African mammals are reversed and reduced in size. The original edition, like this set, has the plates larger, folded, and in fact identical to those in the 4to edition. The first two plates show Hottentot clothes, jewelry, and and weapons. The work also contains the work of Smeathman on termites in French translation and with all the fine plates, usually sold separately from about €500 and up. Plate VII in volume 2 cut without loss (binder's error). Boards very slightly worn at edges; a few pages with a light, marginal damp-stain, a few spots, mostly in the margins; otherwise a fine set in attractive bindings. Beddie, 1279; Brunet, 19857; Dal, p. 62, 321; Gay, 3125; Sallander, Bibliotheca Walleriana, 20277; Horn-Schenkling, 20545 (Smeathman). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Feudalism and Seigneurial Justice - Ancien Régime France

      Castelnaudary, 14 August 1787. An extensive manuscript document detailing the complexities of a purchase of a feudal land ('domaine directe') in South France, made by French noble Bernard Dolmières, Seigneur de Lastourzeilles [Lord of Touzeilles], specifically outlining claims for the distribution of proceeds from the sale, and monies owing from the seller's vassals based on existing contracts, many of the parties involved also being Lords, or upperclass gentry and wealthy merchants. The land in question was a manorial estate "Domaine de La Salle" and the particulars were decided upon by a juge-mage of the seignorial court (senechaussee and presidial court) of Lauraguais, situated in the town of Castelnaudary. Includes a list of twenty-two persons implicated in this transaction, including claimants. Qto. 228 pages in manuscript, written recto and verso onto vellum leafs. All text is in French. Docketed on 2 September 1787. Detailed inscription with list of names, signed and dated in the original by a Mr. Crouzet, scribe or secretary to Lord Dolmières, on 7 September 1787. Manuscript annotations "1e Cayér", "2e Cayér," numbered 1 to 19, made in a different ink, may be referring to the "Cayer/Cahier de doléances des sénéchaussées" (a book of grievances and requests which was made by the people prior to a General Assembly of nobles and for their consideration). Features 57 revenue stamps from the Toulouse office, stamped throughout at upper center of some leafs. Solid early nineteenth century binding, ivory paper over thick boards. Volume measures approximately 21 x 29 x 3 cm. Bernard Dolmières (born 1741) was Lord of Lastouzeilles and Montferrand; he is also connected to the Château de Las Touzeilles, in Palleville, situated some twenty-five kilometers from Castelnaudary, and some twenty-eight kilometers from Montferrand. In the archives of Aude which mentions the former county called Lauraguais, he is listed as an attendee of a General Assembly in 1788 and described as "Messire Bernard Dolmières de Las Touzeilles, chevalier, habitant de Castelnaudary, possesseur de directes, fiefs, et biens nobles dans les juridictions de Montferrand, Labastide-d'Anjou et Avignonet." A man of great wealth, with substantial earnings from peasant tenants on his lands, this document pertains to the "Domaine de La Salle" suggesting that he also held a feudal estate in Lasalle, which is now in the Gard department in southern France. Upon the announcement in 1789 that feudal privileges of the nobles were abolished, in particular monetary dues paid by a peasant to the lord, such as the "banalités" of manorialism, Dolmières wrote to the governing body of the Commune if Montferrand to declare a renunciation of his title of Lorship. Dolmières was present at the General Assembly for the three levels of nobles of the Seneschal of Castelnandary, held on 28 February 1789, and surely the one 4 on August 1789 when the changes were announced. [In the earliest stages of the French Revolution, on August 4, 1789 the dues that a peasant had to pay to the lord, such as the banalités of Manorialism, were abolished by the National Constituent Assembly. Noble lands were stripped of their special status as fiefs; the nobility were subjected to the same taxation as their co-nationals, and lost their privileges (the hunt, seigneurial justice, funeral honors). The nobles were, however, allowed to retain their titles. Nevertheless, it was decided that certain annual financial payments which were owed the nobility and which were considered "contractual" (i.e. not stemming from a usurpation of feudal power, but from a contract between a landowner and a tenant) such as annual rents (the cens and the champart) needed to be bought back by the tenant for the tenant to have clear title to his land.] In May 1794, only 7 years after the present document was made for him, Bernard Dolmières was imprisoned during the French Revolution Reign of Terror, by order of a decree made in March 1793 for religious oppression. He was a Carmelite, a wealthy and influential man. Owing to ill health, however, he was released from incarceration and confined to his own home under voluntary house arrest. Because he was "of great nobility and also a fanatic" Dolmières was denied the all-important "certificat de civisme" - a document which proved a person's ideological soundness and prevented indefinite imprisonment under the Law of Suspects. A book published in 1895, "Les reclus de Toulouse sous la terreur" describes Bernard Dolmières, his renunciation of nobility, and the circumstances of his imprisonment and religious oppression. From the final era of the Ancien Régime, during the reign of Louis XVI (Restorer of French Liberty and the last King of France), survives this uncommon manorial document which illuminates the feudal rights and judicial system of nobles in South France, still in effect at the dawn of the French Revolution, in this case pertaining to a Lord who was also significant in a religious order and subsequently oppressed seven years later by the Reign of Terror. The purpose of the document is revealed in the two final pages of the volume, the writer stating that, at the behest of Lord Dolmières of Las Touzeilles, following his Lordship's purchase of a domain or fiefdom, "Domaine de La Salle" all parties having made a financial claim had been notified of the court ruling. All names, titles and/or trades, are produced: twenty-two persons, mostly nobles and upperclass civilians. The manuscript appears to be a direct transcript from the seigneurial court document, and contains each of the verdicts with supporting details. The statement is dated only two weeks after the so-called trial of justice, and reads as follows: "L'an mil sept sents quatre vingt sept [1787] et le 3e du mois de September... au Senechal et Presidial de Castelnaudary y resident sous signée - La Requette de Mr. Bernard Dolmières Seigneur de Lastourzeilles poursuivant la distribution, j'ai intimé et signifié la sentence cy dessus en suivant ca forme et teneur." Some fascinating and historically significant individuals were involved in this transaction, including a king's royal knight, a jeweller, a known juge-mage, other nobles, and wealthy widows, the lot still to be investigated in ancient records. We find several mentions of François Carrau, for example, which is also a family connected to nobility. Other surnames found herein include Carut, Galabert, and Vaissette. The first named is "Marie Antoine Guillaume Jules de Paulo, Chevalier Vicomte de Calmont, Baron de Sevillac et de Saint Marcel, Seigneur de Saint Jean Deltore, la Sauvetat... Sergent-Royal..." From a celebrated family descending from Antoine de Paulo, a Grand Master of the Order of Malta, on 29 March 1787 he became a Royal Knight to Louis XVI King of France. His son and namesake, born in Toulouse in 1776, would later become a brigadier in the king's army. Economic feudalism, seigneurial justice, nobles' financial rights, and the proceedings of the hierarchal court system of ancient France are illustrated firsthand in this surviving manuscript, which, unknown to the participants at the time, also marks the end of the era of such extreme privileges and absolutism. The extensive single document contains numerous verdicts made at a seneschal court concerning monetary claims resulting from a transfer of ownership of a fiefdom in South France, all decisions being made by a single judge whom was also a noble. It forms an excellent presentation of feudal rights enjoyed by French nobility just before they were stripped away by the French Revolution Excerpts from the manuscript: "Marie Antoine Guillaume Jules de Paulo, Chevalier Vicomte de Calmont, Baron de Sevillac et de Saint Marcel, Seigneur de Saint Jean Deltore, la Sauvetat... rejoinant et autres placer... a Lauragais... Sergent-Royal... le vingt-neuvième mars mil sept cent quatres vingt sept a été rendue au rapport de Mre. Jacques Degaury Jugemage lieutenant general... en la Senechaussée et Siege presidial de Lauraguais Séant a Castelnaudarry la sentence dont la teneur suit Etre Mre. Bernard Dolmieres Seigneur de Lastouzeilles demandeur par Exploit libellé du neuvième november mil sept cents quatre vingt quatre contenant assignation donné devant nous Me. Joseph Vaissete prêtre prébandier de légible de Saint Felix... touts opposants au séant des lettres de ratiffication obtenues par le requerant le vingt huit septembre dernier Sur le Contract de vente du Domaine de la salle... retenue par M. Aynard pour voir proceder de notre autorité Conforment alors se prescrit par lavl [l'avril?] 19e de le dit de 1771 a la distribution entreux... lettres de ratiffication du prix de la vente du dit domaine de la salle..." Rough translation: [Marie Antoine Guillaume Jules de Paulo... brought before the Chief Judge Lieutenant General Jacques Degaury... in the bailiwick and criminal court of justice of Lauraguais at Castelnaudarry... the verdict which deems Monsieur Bernard Dolmieres Lord of Las Touzeilles, petitioner by libel... containing summons given before us... [numerous parties named]... all opponents of the letters of ratification obtained on 28 September last by the petitioner for the sale contract of the Bailiwick of La Salle... retained by Mr. Aynard to pursue under our authority compliance of distribution amongst them according to the prescribed ruling... of 1771."] "... les dits Sieurs Carrau pere et fils vandeurs et sans prejudice de tous les autres droits et actions dune part... donnée devant nous au frère François Barreau menager haut de la Salle consultat a Montferrant pour intervenir..." [... Sirs Carrau, father and son, sellers... given before us to Brother François Barreau chief manager of La Sall consul of Montferrand to intervene...] "... dont sagit tenant a payer sollidairement au suppliant la somme de cinq milles livres pour la rente constituée et düe le 1e juillet 1784 avec les arrerages legitiment dus sur prejudice de la rente courante, ensemble la somme de mille livres pour le Capital dicelle devenüe exigible... justifié par le contract du 29e octobre 1776... " [... remains to be paid to the petitioner... the sum of five thousand livres for the rent established and due on 1st July 1784, together with the arrears legitimately due from the prejudice of the current rent, together the sum of one thousand livres in respect of... Justified by the contract of 29th October 1776...] "Et le dit Mre. Dolmières les dits frères Carrau et autres intimes... Et entre le dit frère qui rand suppliant par requettes et joint du premier avril 1786 a ce que disant droit sur la position faite par le suppliant le deux cent mil sept cent quatre vingt quatre aux lettres ratiffication prises par le dit Mre. Dolmières sur la vente a luy faite... le suppliant sure le prix de la ditte vente... Metant competant le dit Sieur Jacques Carrau fils suivant lors priorité et privilege de son hipoteque pour la somme capitalle de quatre cents soixante neuf livres quinze sols dont le suppliant obtient la Condemnation Contre le dit Carrau fils par appointment de la bourse du 28 fevrier 1784 duement signifié. 2e - pour les interets legitimements dues. 3e - pour la somme de vingt huit livres... liquider par le dit appointment... 4e - cinq livres et deux sols pour le frais de la ditte opposition... " [And the said Monsieur Dolmières, the said brothers, and others involved... the brother who became suppliant by request and joined on 1 April 1786... to that which claimed the rights made by the petitioner in 1784 by the letters of ratification taken by the said Mr. Dolmieres on the sale made to him by the said request... for the price of the said sale... Sir Jacques Carrau, the next son in line for priority and privilege of his mortgage, for the total sum of four hundred and sixty nine livres fifteen sols, of which the suppliant obtains the judgment against the said Carrau, son, by appointment of the stipend of 28 February of 1784 duly served.... for interest legitimately due... liquidated by the said appointment... five livres two sols for the fees of the said opposition...] "... requette de M. Vaissette entre la main du suppliant le 1ier 8bre 1784 du prix assignié au mobilier ... vingt Juillet de la ditte année, ensembles sur les requettes du dit M. Vaissette offrant le suppliant dans le cas quil sera Jugé quelque prix au dit mobilier ne doit pas etre comrpis dans la distribution de remettre le montant au dit M. Vaissette..." [... the request of Mr. Vaissette for the price assigned to the dwelling was delivered to the petitioner on the 1st October 1784...] "... Et quil exposera a lavenir aucune frais de Justice y compris ceux de linstance engagée separament par le dit M. Vaissette qui a été jointe a la presente par notre appointment du 23 mars 1784. Luy permettre paraillement de reternir par privilege et preference a tous creanciers sur et entant moins du prix de la vente toutes les sommes quil a payéer au Sieur Mazieres Collecteur de Montferrand pour les impositions royalles en consequences de notre appt. ..." [And that he will set forth in future any expenses of Justice, including those of the proceedings instituted separately by the said M. Vaissette, which was annexed to the present [proceeding] by our appointment of the 23rd March, 1784. Allowing him furthermore to retain by privilege and preference to all creditors on, and less than the price of the sale, all the sums that he has paid to the Sieur Mazieres Collector of Montferrand for the royal taxes in consequence of our appt...] "... Et entre le dit Dolmières demandeur par exploit libellé du trois Janvier dernier contenant assignation donnée devantons aux heritiers de Mre. de Bellisseur Seigneur dayroux [d'Ayroux] et dautres places et aux heritiers du Sieur Dekestaing marchant haut de Castelnaudarry pouvoir reprendre avex eux suivant les derniers actes. Et errement linstance de distribution... des dits Sieurs... Jaques Carrau et fils discutés, ce faisant voir a juger au dit Sieur requerant les Conclusions par luy prises... et autres quil avisera prendre avec de peus comme frais de Justice d'une part..." "Vù par nous Jacques Degaury conseille du roy Juge-mage lieutenant general en la Senechaussée et Siege presidial de Lauraguais Séant a Castelnaudarry les exploits et requettes ci dessous mis en qualité... de quels sont les certificats des presentations... faites aux procureur en parties, Et de la part du dit Messire Dolmières l'expedié du Contract de vente du Domaine de la Salle..." [Witnessed by us Jacques Degaury advisor to the King, Chief Judge Lieutenant General in the bailiwick and criminal court of justice of Lauraguais at Castelnaudarry the exploits and requests... of which are certificates of presentation... made in part by the prosecutor, on behalf of the Messire Dolmières expediter of the contract for the sale of La Salle...] "Par notre Presente Sentence disant droit aux parties les recevons aux Corrections par Elles demandées Et procedant à la distribution du prix du mobiliers compris dans la vente du Domaine de la Salle vendû au dit Sieur Dolmieres Las Touzeilles par les Sieurs Carrau pere et fils par l'acte du vingt Juillet mil sept cents quatre vingt quatre..." [By our present verdict... distribution of the price of the dwelling included in the sale of the Bailliwick of La Salle... 20 July 1784.] "... avons alloué en Premiere Rang le dit noble Dolmieres pour les fraix quil a expozés depuis lintroduction de linstance.... En Second Rang le dit noble Dolmieres pour la somme de trois cens livres quatorze sols six deniers quil a payée au Sieur Mazieres Collecteurs de Montferrand pour impositions royalles en consequence de notre appointment... Troisieme Rang disant quand a ce droit sur la requette de Jeanne Dubois faite par la demoiselle... declarons les deux pieces de terres ayant appartenû a Jean Bené et qui sont incorporées dautres... la somme de huit cents cinquante livres sera prelevée sur le prix de la vente du Domaine de la Salle pour etre distribuée... En Septieme Rang le dit Jean Mazieres pere haut de Sainte Camelle... En neufieme rang le Sieur Jean... marchand bijoutier de Paris et Margueritte Fabre epouze Françcois Frezouli voiturier haute... En onzieme rang... que la somme de trois mille livres montant du Cantonement que le dit Sieur Carrau fit par acte trois fevrier mil sept cens soixante seize restera entre les mains du dit Sieur Dolmieres..." [... have allocated in the first place to the said noble Dolmières for the fees incurred by him since the introduction of this instance... in the second place to the said noble Dolmières the sum of three hundred livres fourteen sols six deniers for... for royalties... in the third place, in the event that upon her right, demoiselle Jeanne Dubois makes a request... declaring two sections of land belonging to Jean Bené and which incorporates others... the sum of eight hundred and fifty livres will be levied on the sale price of the Bailliwick of la Salle for distribution... in the eleventh place... the sum of three thousand livres for the Cantonment...] "Expedié a Castelnaudarry le quatorzieme aout mil sept cens quatre vingt sept." [Expedited at Castelnaudary on 14 August 1787.] End excerpts. Messire Bernard Dolmières (born 1741) was Lord of Lastouzeilles and Montferrand. He was a Carmelite, a wealthy noble and influential man, also a philanthropist. His principle residence was at Castelnaudary, in a region formerly known as Lauraguais. He also possessed feudal lands called 'domaine directe,' fiefs, and noble estates in the regions of Montferrand, Labastide-d'Anjou, and Avignonet. During the French Revolution Reign of Terror, only 7 years after the present document was made for him, in May 1794 Bernard Dolmières was imprisoned by order of a decree made in March 1793 for religious oppression. Owing to ill health, however, he was released from incarceration and confined to his own home under voluntary house arrest. Because he was "of great nobility and also a fanatic" Dolmières was denied the all-important "certificat de civisme" - a document which proved a person's ideological soundness and prevented indefinite imprisonment under the Law of Suspects. A book published in 1895 describes Bernard Dolmières, Lord of Lastouzeilles and Montferrand, and records the circumstances of his imprisonment in 1794. Evidently, upon the announcement in 1789 that feudal privileges of the nobles were abolished, in particular monetary dues paid by a peasant to the lord, such as the banalités of Manorialism, Dolmières wrote to the governing body of the Commune if Montferrand to declare a renunciation of his title of Lorship. Titled, "Les reclus de Toulouse sous la terreur: Registres officiels concernant les citoyens emprisonnés comme suspects" the following excerpt pertains to Dolmières. "Bernard Dolmières, domicilié à Toulouse, 7e son, âgé de 52 ans, marié, ayant trois enfans; reclus depuis le 26 germinal conformément à l'arrêté du 14." ["Germinal" was the seventh month in the French Republican Calendar. The month started 20 or 21 March.] "Ci devant noble, jouissant d'un revenu de 10,000 livres dont le revenu est un peu diminué & ou est comprise l'adot de son épouse de 80,000 livres plus 71,000 livres de capitaux. * Avec les aristocrates & les fanatiques. * D'un caractère fort tranquille, n'ayant jamais rien fait en faveur de la Révolution." "Approuvé. "En réclusion chez lui pour cause de maladie". "B. D'OLMIÈRES, seigneur de Lastouzeilles Et de Montferrand, faisait partie de ces gentilshommes à esprit plus généreux que prudent qui saluèrent la Révolution comme apportant la félicité aux Français & un régime dont la base serait la fraternité dans es qu'elle a de plus élevé. Dès l'annonce de la suppression des droits féodaux, il écrivit à la Commune de Montferrand pour lui déclarer sa renonciation aux droits seigneuriaux qu'il possédait, « renonciation qu'il maintiendrait même si l'Assemblée constituante revenait sur sa décision. » Chef de la légion de Montferrand, il prit à sa charge tous les frais quelconques d'équipement, &, quand eut lieu le premier appel de la levée de mars 1793, il donna à sa commune 1,000 livres pour aider les volontaires, 600 livres pour le méme objet à Peycens, autant à Issel & à la Bastide-d'Anjou. Enveloppé dans les grandes arrestations d'avril 1793, d'Olmières fut élargi le 9 mai suivant par jugement du Comité de sûreté générale (de Toulouse), qui (le reconnaît citoyen s'étant de toutes manières prononcé pour la Révolution ». Atteint un an plus tard par l'arrêté de Dartigoeyte contre les nobles, d'Olmières dut se rendie à la prison des Carmélites; mais la faibleîse de sa vue s'aggrava par la réclusion, &, sur un certificat signé de l'oculiste Nizet & du professeur Larrey, chirurgien en chef de l'hôpital général Saint Joseph de la Grave, il sortit le quatrième jour sans-culottide an II pour rester en réclusion chez lui. Une pétition de Mme d'Olmières au représentant du peuple Mallarmé obtint l'élargissement de son mari le 21 vendémiaire an III. D'Olmières s'était vu refuser un certificat de civisme du Conseil général de la Commune parce qu'il était « de grande noblesse et fanatique »." [End excerpts] His ancestors include: •Paul d'OLMIÈRES (ca 1600-1676), Bourgeois de Montferrand, then in the diocese of Saint-Papoul •Paul Dolmières (1639-1713), Seigneur de Las Tousseilles Docteur, avocat au Parlement de Toulouse, capitoul depuis 1683, syndic du diocèse de Saint-Papoul, maire de Saint-Papoul à Montferrand; •Bernard Dolmières, sieur de Las Touzeilles was born 1672; •Louis d'Olmières, Seigneur de Las Touzeilles et Callaguès, co-seigneur de Montferrand et de Labastide d'Anjou ca 1614-1664, Conseiller du roi, receveur des tailles du diocèse de St-Papoul, fermier de la baillie royale d'Avignonnet.. He is connected to the Château de Lastouzeilles near Palleville through his ancestry, and may have been in possession of it until it was sold in 1806. French historic documents record that sometime shortly after 1550, an ancestor, Louis d'Olmières, Seigneur de Las Touzeilles et de Montferrand et Labastide, possessed "un château appellé las Touseilles sive Lencauderon" with "écuries, fournial, grange, le tout dans l'enclos de la basse-cour, pigeonnier, garenne, jardin, verger, allée, terre labourable, prés et hermes, joignant ensemble une autre maison appelée Le Gallaguès, 31 sétérées deux carterias, place de moulin à vent - et plus de 43 sétérées de terres et bois, ainsi que des censives. Le Gallaguès doit loger les fermiers ou métayers de L. d'Olmières." The castle was sold in 1806, possibly by Bernard Dolmières, who would have been aged 65 at the time [further research warranted]. The purchaser was Jean-Louis de Gouttes whose descendants retain ownership today. The Carmelites, a Roman Catholic religious order is believed to have been founded in the 12th century, on Mount Carmel in the Crusader States. By the middle of the 17th century, the Carmelites had reached their zenith, however, became involved in controversies with other orders, particularly with the Jesuits. The French Revolution, the secularization in Germany, and the repercussions on religious orders following the nineteenth century unification of Italy reduced the Carmelites to only approximately 200 men around the world. A Scant few notes on feudalism and seigneurial justice in France In early modern France, nobles maintained a great number of seigneurial privileges over the free peasants who worked lands under their control. They could, for example, levy the cens tax, an annual tax on lands leased or held by vassals. Nobles could also charge banalités for the right to use the lord's mills, ovens, or wine presses. Alternatively, a noble could demand a portion of vassals' harvests in return for permission to farm land he owned. Nobles also maintained certain judicial rights over their vassals, although with the rise of the modern state many of these privileges had passed to state control, leaving rural nobility with only local police functions and judicial control over violation of their seigneurial rights. Unlike the English, France permitted women to hold seigneurial land. When the wife of a noble died, she would inherit the land. Some women took charge of managing the land and finances, while some held onto it only as long as a son came of age or was able to farm it or manage it. The English term bailiwick originated in France (bailie being the Old French term for a bailiff). Under the ancien régime in France, the bailli was the king's representative in a bailliage, charged with the application of justice and control of the administration. In southern France, the term generally used was sénéchal (cf seneschal) who held office in the sénéchaussée. The administrative network of baillages was established in the 13th century, based on the earlier medieval fiscal and tax divisions (the 'baillie') which had been used by earlier sovereign princes. (For more on this French judicial system, see bailli, prévôt and Early Modern France.) In late medieval and early modern France, the seneschal was originally a royal steward overseeing the entire country, which developed into an agent of the crown charged with administration of a seneschalty (French: sénéchaussée), one of the districts of the crown lands in Languedoc and Normandy. The seneschals also served as the chief justice of the royal courts in their areas. At the time of the above-described document, there were eight sénéchaussée courts in Langedoc, including one each at Toulouse and Castelnaudary (for Lauragais), and some twenty to thirty thousand courts in the entire Kingdom of France including the New World. These were equivalent of a bailliage court in the north. A chief judge (juge-mage) assumed the seneschal's judicial functions in the south.

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        Méthode de nomenclature chimique EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez Cuchet, 1787. Fine. Chez Cuchet, à Paris 1787, in-8 (12,5x19,5cm), (4) 314pp., relié. - first edition. Bound in full brown sheepskin contemporary. Back with nerves decorated. red calf as an exhibit. corners bumped. Scuffs on the borders and on the second flat. Small pits and traces of waterstains in the margins. misfolded boards in fine. A hole in the upper joint in the tail. The method is a manifesto for a revolution in the world of chemistry, and the birth of modern chemistry, a chemistry that resolutely turns his back to the past by becoming a scientist. This is Lavoisier, learned the most influential in the Academy of Sciences, which gathers around its theory and to support a crucially, the largest French chemists Fourcroy, Bertholet, Adet, Hassenfratz, and Guyton Morveau , that the already constituted group welcomes in Paris in February 1787. the latter joined the with advanced chemical nomenclature, which will be revisited by Lavoisier, which requires Morveau abandon its phlogiston theory (the principle of a fuel element in the air) which dates from the seventeenth since discovered the role of oxygen in the air. This is the price that is entrusted with the presentation of the new nomenclature. It is in the meeting on 2 May 1787 to the Academy of Sciences that will be imposed for the first time the terms oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Adet Hassenfratz and are responsible for the proposed symbols for "new characters to use in Chemistry" which will not be very successful but promised a great future. The entire project is placed under the authority and will of Lavoisier, and the decision Morveau is the project is a political decision, which should enable better reception among foreign scholars. No one deceive them because it is Lavoisier who will be attacked by Western science. Book very important sign that the birth of scientific chemistry. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre de veau rouge. Coins émoussés. Épidermures sur les bordures et sur le second plat. Petites piqûres et traces de mouillures dans les marges. Page de titre en partie décousue. Planches mal repliées in-fine. Un trou au mors supérieur en queue. La Méthode constitue un manifeste pour une révolution dans le monde de la chimie, et la naissance de la chimie moderne, une chimie qui tourne résolument le dos au passé en devenant scientifique. C'est Lavoisier, savant le plus influent à l'Académie des sciences, qui réunit autour de sa théorie et pour la soutenir d'une façon déterminante, les plus grands chimistes français : Fourcroy, Berthollet, Adet, Hassenfratz, et Guyton de Morveau, que le groupe déjà constitué accueille à Paris en février 1787. Ce dernier les rejoint avec une nomenclature chimique avancée, laquelle sera revisitée par Lavoisier, qui exige de Morveau qu'il abandonne sa théorie phlogistique (principe d'un élément combustible dans l'air) qui date du XVIIème, puisqu'il a découvert le rôle de l'oxygène. C'est à ce prix que lui est confié la présentation de la nouvelle nomenclature. C'est dans la séance du 2 mai 1787 à l'Académie des Sciences que seront prononcés pour la toute première fois les termes « oxygène », « hydrogène », et « carbone ». Adet et Hassenfratz sont responsables de la proposition de symboles pour de « nouveaux caractères à employer en chimie », qui n'aura pas beaucoup de succès mais sera promis à un grand avenir. L'ensemble du projet se place sous l'autorité et la volonté de Lavoisier, et la décision que Morveau porte le projet est une décision politique, qui doit permettre une meilleure réception chez les savants étrangers. Nul ne s'y trompera car c'est Lavoisier qui sera attaqué par la science occidentale. Ouvrage très important qui signe l'acte de naissance de la chimie scientifique.

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