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        Code du Bonheur - Renfermant des maximes et des regles relatives aux devoirs de l homme, envers ses semblables et envers dieu (Tome I -VI)

      Lausanne, Jean-Pierre Heubach, 1788 - 2900 Seiten Alle 6 Bücher sind in einem antiquarisch guten Zustand. Vorsatzblätter sind etwas beschrieben, Titelblatt auch. Was dort steht, kann ich nicht entziffern. Buch sonst tadellos sauber. Seiten und Schnittkanten auf Grund Alter und Sonnenlicht verfärbt, gebräunt. Das Buch ist am Buchrücken in Leder gebunden und auch die Ecken. Im Buch äußerlich etwas Mottenfraß - aber nicht übermäßig. Alle Bücher fest gebunden, alle Seiten scheinen original zu sein. Bitte Fotos zuschicken lassen. Rik2524-6Bü Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3400 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters to and from the Late . . . to Which are Added Some Poems Never Before Printed. Published from the Original Mss. in Her Possession, by Hester Lynch Piozzi

      Dublin: Printed for Messrs. R. Moncrieffe, L. White, P. Byrne [et al.], 1788, 1788. First Dublin edition. Fleeman 88.3L/2; Courtney, page 168. Edges a little rubbed; some light foxing; front free endpaper slightly stained from residue of tape; very good copy.. 2 vols in one, 8vo, contemporary tree calf (rebacked preserving the original spine), red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Contemporary bookplate on the front paste-down.

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        Lezioni di commercio o sia d'economia civile dell'Ab. Antonio Genovesi regio cattedratico di Napoli. Edizione novissima accresciuta di varie aggiunte dell'Autore medesimo.

      A spese Remondini di Venezia, 1788. Due parti in un volume in 8° (mm 110x180), pp. 355, (1 bianca) + pp. 260. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle, dorso con fregi, filetti, tassello e titolo in oro. Taglio picchiettato. Minimi danni agli angoli, leggero alone nel margine inferiore di tutto il volume, per il resto ottima copia. Ristampa dell'edizione Remondini del 1769 delle celebri Lezioni del Genovesi (primo professore di economia politica in Italia), che ebbero un enorme successo e furono più volte ristampate. ll His Lezioni di economia civile (1765) may be described as an unsystematic system of the whole range of his economic thought. These lectures do indeed display the influence of contemporaneous and earlier writers and, what is worse, the argument frequently lacks rigor. But nobody had, when they appeared, published as comprehensive a presentation of the utilitarian welfare economics that the epoch was evolving. The mercantilist elements in Genovesi's teaching only prove the realism of his vision'gg (Schumpeter, History of economic analysis, p. 177). Biblioteca Einaudi, A.313. Kress Italian, 569.

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        Fete Donnée aux Vieillards par l' Empereur Kien-Long. Le 14 Fevrier 1785 Helman

      Incisione originale di HELMAN, Isidore-Stanislas. 1788. L' Empereur Kien-Long aujourd' hui regnant, donna une fete vraiment paternelle à 3000 Vieillards , rassemblés de toutes les parties de l' Empire. Vieillard lui meme, il ne voulut etre distingué des autres que par les bienfaits qu' il répandit sur eux... Paris, chez l' Auteur et chez M. Ponce. Con cornice in legno colorato in verde.

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        Le manuel de Xéfolius.

      Au Grand Orient (d. i. Paris), 1788. IV, 331 S. HLdr. des 19. Jhdts. Caillet 11551. - Exlibris Robert Graf Lichnowsky und Werdenberg (1849), Domherr zu Olmütz, Titel mit seinem Stempel. - Aus der Charlesworth Masonic Library. - Titelblatt am Falz gebräunt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Zoologia Danica seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae rariorum ac minus notorum Descriptiones et Historia. Volumen I-IV. (Auctore O.F. Müller. - Vol. III: P.C. Abildgaard - IV: P.C. Abildgaard, M. Vahl, J.S. Holten, J. Rathke).

      Havniae (København), N. Möller (et Filii) og N. Christensen, 1788-1806. Folio. Indbundet i 2 samtidige hldrbd. (vol. 1-4) med enkelt stregforgyldning på ryg. Titeletiket i skind med forgyldning. Lille rift i øverste del af ene fals på første bind. Marmoreret sidepapir. Hjørner lidt stødte. Rygge med lettere brugsspor. 4 kobberstukne titelvignetter. (2),VI,52;(4),56;(4),71,(1);(6),46 pp. samt 160 kobberstukne plancher (komplet). Såvel plancher som tekst er trykt på svært skrivepapir og er i særdeles god stand, dog har vol. II på de første tekstsider lidt brunpletter i marginen. Enkelte plancher med mindre svage brunpletter i marginer. Ud over de 160 plancher i sort/hvid som udgivet, forefindes et usædvanligt "tillægsbind" som indeholder de første 120 plancher (I-CXX) af værket, svarende til plancherne i vol. I-III, i smuk ORIGINAL HÅNDKOLORERING og ydermere har bindet tilhørt vor berømte zoolog OTTO FABRICIUS (internationalt kendt for "Fauna Groenlandica" (1780)). Fabricius har i håndskrift på alle plancher tilført art-og figurbeskrivelser på foden af planchen, men udenfor trykket. Dette fremgår af et håndskrevet notat på fribladet "De her anførte skrevne benævnelser ere tilföiede af Zoologen professor Otto Fabricius, paa hvis Auktion dette værk er kiöbt af H.B. Melcior." Melchior var lærer på Herlufsholm og grundlagde skolens naturhistoriske samlinger. På fribladet stempel fra Herlufsholms Bibliotek. Denne samling er indbundet i et samtidigt hellæderbind i flammet kalv med rig rygforgyldning. Små huller i permer. Bindet med nogle brugsspor, plancherne i frisk stand. Komplet eksemplar (det udkomne) af dette yderst sjældne værk, højdepunktet i dansk zoologisk litteratur i 1700-tallet, tænkt som et sidestykke til Flora Danica, men aldrig fuldendt. Her foreligger værket med den latinske tekst og alle udgivne plancher. Udgivelsen begyndte allerede i 1777 hvor Müller udgav plancherne separat, uden tekst, til de to første bind. Udgivelseshistorien er kompliceret, men grundigt beskrevet i Jean Ankers monografi over værket (1950). Værket beskriver den marine fauna i Danmark og Norge, og efter Ankers opfattelse er værket et grundlæggende værk i marinbiologi. Mülleer var en af de første til at bruge bundskraber i stor stil - "Müller must therefore be regarded as one of the real pioneers in marine biology" (Anker). Der findes iøvrigt kun ganske få eksemplarer af værket hvor alle plancher foreligger i håndkoloreret stand. I det foreliggende forefindes alle udgivne plancher i sort/hvid og yderligere planche 1-120 i original håndkoloreret stand.Bibl. Danica II,168. - Jean Anker "Otto Friderich Müller's Zoologia Danica" (1950) - Nissen ZBI,2932.- Gosch, Afd. III, pp. 176-80.

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        Biographisches Lexikon aller Helden und Militairpersonen, welche sich in Preussischen Diensten berühmt gemacht haben. 3 Teile in 1 Band ( v. 4 ).

      Berlin Wewer - 1790 1788 - XVI, 437 SS.; VI, 457 SS.; 1 Bl., 478 SS., 8° ( 20 x 11,5 cm.), Ppbd.der Zeit mit Rückenschild. ( Kanten bestossen ) Sehr seltenes biographisches Lexikon, anonym erschienen und in 1. Ausgabe. Holzmann-Bohatta III, 1792 ( nennt 1790-91 als Erscheinungsjahr); Zisska 70 ( EA. 1788 ff., so wie hier vorliegend ). - Wichtiges Quellenwerk zur preuss. Militärgeschichte. Vorliegen die ersten 3 Bände ( v. 4 ) mit ausführlichen Lebensläufen aller berühmten preuss. Militärs. Die 3 Bände behandeln die Namen von "von Ahlimb" bis "Philipp Loth von Seers". Es fehlt der letzte Band mit den Namen bis "Z", - Wie selten das Werk ist, kann man auch daran erkennen, das seit 1950 nur ein komplettes Exemplar auf deutschen Auktionen nachwiesbar ist - Durchgehend gebräunt und leicht fleckig. Es fehlt das Frontispiz ( Portrait Friedrich II ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Reise nach Venedig. 1.Theil: Von Stuttgart über Ulm, Wien und Triest nach Venedig. 2.Theil: Venedig. Euganeen. Alpen von Belluno. Tirol. Baiern. Naturgeschichtlicher Anhang.

      1 Titelkupfer, 1 gef. Karte (der Küste von Venedig u. Triest), XIV, 472 S. 1 Titelkupfer, 8 teilw. gefaltete Lithographien, VI, 664 S. 8, Pappbände der Zeit mit Rückenschildchen Georg Matthias von Martens (1788-1872), geboren in der Nähe von Venedig war Jurist, Reisender und Naturforscher. Er bereiste Österreich und Oberitalien und sammelte für das Naturaliencabinett in Stuttgart Naturalien, besonders Fische. So entstand sein erstes größeres Buch "Reise nach Venedig". Der Anhang enthält ein umfangreiches Verzeichnis der bei Venedig vorkommender Tiere und Pflanzen (Fauna veneta u. Flora veneta) sowie der naturwissenschaftlichen Literatur. Titel mit kl. Stempel. 1 Kupfer mit geklebtem Einriss, sonst gutes kaum fleckiges Exemplar.

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        L Allemagne

      Artist: Dezauche/de l Isle JA / G ; date: 1788 - - technic: Copper print; colorit: colored; condition: Very good; size (in cm): 49 x 62 - description: Map shows total Germany - vita of the artist: J. A. Dezauche was the successor to Guillaume De L'Isle and Philipe Buache.

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        DERECHO PUBLICO. Traducido al castellano por Juan Antonio Trespalacios. 4 tomos (completo).

      - Madrid, Imprenta de Benito Cano, 1788, 15x22, 4 tomos: VIII-244+XL-421+336+214 páginas. Sello del Marqués de Benavites en dos hojas. Encuadernados en 2 voúmenes en plena pasta española con tejuelos y ruedas doradas en lomeras. (39197).

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        Code du Bonheur - Renfermant des maximes et des regles relatives aux devoirs de l´homme, envers ses semblables et envers dieu (Tome I -VI)

      Lausanne, Jean-Pierre Heubach, 1788. Auflage aus dem Buch nicht ersichtlich 2900 Seiten Halbleder Alle 6 Bücher sind in einem antiquarisch guten Zustand. Vorsatzblätter sind etwas beschrieben, Titelblatt auch. Was dort steht, kann ich nicht entziffern. Buch sonst tadellos sauber. Seiten und Schnittkanten auf Grund Alter und Sonnenlicht verfärbt, gebräunt. Das Buch ist am Buchrücken in Leder gebunden und auch die Ecken. Im Buch äußerlich etwas Mottenfraß - aber nicht übermäßig. Alle Bücher fest gebunden, alle Seiten scheinen original zu sein. Bitte Fotos zuschicken lassen. Rik2524-6Bü Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Kriegstheater oder Graenzkarte Oesterreichs, Russlands, un der Türkey enthaltend

      Vienna 1788 - Carta geografica, su doppia pagina, dei territori dell'area del Mar Nero, teatro della guerra russo-turca (1787-1792). Incisa da Franz Müller e accuratamente disegnta da Carl Schütz. Incisione su rame, coloritura coeva, in ottime condizioni. Double-page map engraved by Franz Müller after a drawing by Carl Schütz, of southeastern Hungary, the Balkans, the Black Sea, southern Ukraine, northern Asia Minor, theater of Russo–Turkish War of 1787–1792. Engraving, original colors, in very good condition. Dimensioni 745 525mm

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        Adelsurkunde - ?Wir Joseph der Andere von Gottes Gnaden erwählter Römischer Kaiser. Herzog . zu Lützenburg?. Manuscrit impérial, noblesse. - Elévation de Friedrich Christian Reinhardt au rang de chevalier du Saint-Empire.

      Vienne, 23 février 1788, - gr. in-4to (38.5 x 29 cm), manuscrit en écriture allemande sur parchemin, 1 f. blanc + 9 feuilles écrites r/v, avec ornements dessinés à la plume et deux encadrements gravés, une page d?armoiries en or et en couleurs, des feuilles en papier avec filigrane et non reliées entre les pages, reliure en plein-velours d?époque, un ruban de fermeture en soie manque (sur 4), avec un grand sceau impérial en très bon état dans une petite boîte en laiton dorée avec couvercle décoré (ø 15 cm). Aufwendig gestalteter kaiserlicher Adelsbrief auf Pergament mit ganzseitigem gouachiertem, gold- und weissgehöhtem Wappenblatt und dem grossen mit Goldbrokatschnüren angehängten kaiserlichen Siegel (in vergoldeter Messingkapsel mit ziseliertem Deckel). Die prachtvolle Handschrift aus dem Jahr 1788, mit der Original-Unterschrift von Kaiser Joseph II. (*1741, 1764-1790) in Wien, verleiht dem damaligen Bürgermeister von Langensalza (heute Bad Langensalza) in Thüringen, Friedrich Christian Reinhardt, die Ritterwürde und versetzt ihn und seine Erben in den Adelsstand. Der kunstvoll mit Bordüren verzierte Text enthält zunächst eine kurze Vita des Empfängers. Dieser ist Sohn eines Grosshändlers aus Langensalza, stand nach seinen Studien als Beamter in Chursächsischen Diensten und nahm eine Bürgermeistertochter zur Frau. Darüberhinaus ist er mit adligen Familien der Region verwandt und vermögend. Diese Urkunde gibt ihm und seinen Erben nun das Recht den Titel ,Edler von Reinhardt, des heiligen römischen Reiches Ritter? zu führen, das abgebildete Wappen zu tragen und es eröffnet ihm die höheren Ämter, für welche eine adlige Abstammung Voraussetzung sind. In sehr gutem Zustand erhaltenes Dokument der kaiserlichen Kanzlei in Wien, entstanden in den letzten Jahren des heiligen römischen Kaiserreichs deutscher Nation, welches 1806 enden sollte. Superbe document rédigé dans une très belle écriture avec signature de l?empereur Joseph II (*1741, 1764-1790), daté 23 février 1788, lors de la guerre austro-russe contre les Turcs. Contresigné plusieurs fois. Avec une magnifique page ornée des armoiries de Friedrich Christian Reinhardt en couleurs et en or, insérées dans un paysage encadré avec de l?or et surmonté de l?aigle impérial à deux têtes. Au bords 8 petits armes des princes-électeurs du Saint-Empire. Superbe état de conservation. Reinhardt était le fils d?un riche marchand de la ville de Langensalza en Thuringe, un fonctionnaire au services de l?Eléctorat de Saxe et aussi maire de ladite ville de Langensalza (aujourd?hui Bad Langensalza). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Räuber, ein Trauerspiel. Neue für die Mannheimer Bühne verbesserte Original-Auflage.

      Mannheim, Schwan und Götz, 1788 - 166 Seiten. 1781 erstmals erschienen, waren die Räuber zunächst nur als Lesedrama und nicht für das Theater konzipiert. Schiller bearbeitete den Text im folgenden Jahr für die Aufführung auf der Mannheimer Bühne. Hier die dritte Auflage dieser Bühnenfassung. -- Der angebotene, dekorativ neu aufgebundene Band am Rücken schwach berieben; die Fehlstellen an mehreren Seitenrändern vom Papierrestaurator professionell ergänzt. Titelseite und letztes Blatt mit kleinem Besitzstempel, eine Seite mit Bleistiftkrakelei. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 17,3 x 10,8 cm. Neuer Halblederband mit marmoriertem Bezugspapier, goldgeprägter Rückentitel, Schuber.

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        Abenteuer eines Maurers zur Warnung für Eingeweihete und Profane

       Berlin, Libau 1788: Lagarde und Friedrich, 100 Seiten, Broschur.- absolutes Rarissimum aus dem Kant-Umfeld. Schrift zur Freimaurerei. Marmorierte Broschur (privat?) Einband berieben, Rücken mit ca. 3,5 cm Fehlstelle; auf Deckelinnenseite m.zeitgenöss. brauner Tinte Ziffer \'6\' u.ein ausgekringelter u.dadurch unleserlicher Besitzeintrag. Auf Titelblatt Initiale E mit Tinte. Abb. auf Titelblatt H.J. Penningh / Bertolini. Altersübliche Fleckchen, Eselsöhrchen, Kanten etwas bestossen, Wasserrand. Der Historiker Ludwig von Baczko (1756-1823) studierte bei Kant in Königsberg. Die Verfasserzuordnung erfolgt nach den Katalogeinträgen in der Library of Congress u.dem Dt. Freimaurermuseum. Im hier angebotenen Exemplar ist keine Verfasserangabe enthalten. -[ Standort Wimregal .. HAA-13590 Versand D: 2,20 EUR

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        A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, IN THE YEARS 1785, 1786, 1787, AND 1788.

      - Published conformably to the decree of the national assembly, of the 22d of April, 1791, and edited by M. L. A. Milet-Mureau. In three volumes [text], plus a volume of plates and charts. Translated from the French. Pp. xii+532+x+498+viii+446+60(tables), 42 engraved plates & charts (8 folding); text volumes octavo, the plates volume oblong 4to; all early tree calf, spines decorated in gilt compartments with contrasting gilt lettered red & black title and volume labels, corners of boards lightly worn, spines slightly chipped at extremities (heaviest at head of Volume I), joints tender, the plates volume slightly scuffed; armorial bookplate on upper pastedowns, minor production (trimming) fault to bottom fore-corner pp. 15/16 Volume II, a couple of leaves creased, a few small edge chips or splits (a couple of which have been neatly repaired), a little light foxing, browning, and occasional slight soiling; J. Johnson, London, 1798. First edition in English? Ferguson 270; Hill, 974; Mclaren, \i Laperouse in the Pacific , 4. *The official account of the ill-fated voyage, originally published in French in 1797 in 4 quarto volumes plus a folio atlas. Two different translations into English quickly followed, both in 1798: the present edition published by Johnson, and one published by Stockdale. Forbes (\i Hawaiian National Bibliography , 287) suggests the Johnson edition was probably the earlier of these. The expedition led by La Perouse was one of the most important voyages of the eighteenth century, and was intended as the French equivalent of the explorations of Captain Cook. From the northwest coast of North America, La Perouse sailed across the Pacific, discovering uncharted islands, and visiting Macao, Manila and Korea. In September 1787 he replenished supplies at Kamchatka, and from there de Lesseps was sent overland to Paris, via Siberia, with details of the discoveries to date, plus the Spanish account of voyages by Francisco Antonio Mourelle, which La Perouse had apparently acquired in Asia. La Perouse sailed on to Norfolk Island, then to Botany Bay in January 1788, just after Governor Phillip had arrived with the First Fleet. He left a few weeks later, on March 10, and disappeared without trace. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Practical Observations on Venereal, Scorbutic, and Consumptive Diseases, &c. with Select Cases

      London: Printed for R. Faulder, New Bond-Street; and J. Walker, Pater-Noster-Row. Good with no dust jacket. 1788. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Boards rubbed and worn with loss of leather along edges of corners. Joints in good condition. 1/4" chip to leather at head of spine. 1" blank page corner missing to one contents leaf. Creasing to front free endpaper. ; Rare. "The Fourth Edition, with Large Additions". [xvi], xix, [1], 274 pages. Dimensions: 8 3/8" by 5 1/8". Half-leather and marbled boards. Red morocco spine label: "NEALE'S / OBSERVATION" Title continues: "Shewing the Treatment of each, and the Variety of Symptoms attending them; Carefully noted down during the Indisposition of the Patients. To which are added, Interesting Remarks on Animal Poisons Made by the Author during the late War in North America. By Mr. Neale, Late Surgeon of his Majesty's Fifth Regiment of Infantry, to the Royal Hospital of Chatham, and Surgeon in London." The Introduction begins: "The venereal disease, which, according to historians of the most undoubted credit, is a native of some of the American isalnds, especially Hispaniola, was brought into Spain near the end of the fifteenth Century, and thence carried into Naples [...]". "Some of the tribes of Indians, in the back parts of America, eat the serpents which they happen to kill in their hunting parties; such as the horned, the rattle, and the mukasoe snakes. [...] This curious circumstance I often had related to me by many of the sage farmers of North America, when I was in that part of the world; some of them of a very philosophic turn of mind: but it is very ingeniously related to me of late by a gentleman of strict honour and integrity, a native of North Carolina, who being a staunch loyalist, forsook an ample fortune in that country to support the royal cause. The following instance he has related to me among many. That he was once present, when a rattle sake, about three feet and half in length, had bit a horse as he was feeding in a meadow which had been mowed. The snake being observed by some workmen, was instantly surrounded by them, who, with long sticks, confined the animal to a small spot of ground in the same meadow. He several times attempted to direct his course to thick cover but care was taken to prevent him, till upwards o two hours was elapsed [...] " - pages 72-73. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Papillons D'Europe, peints d'apres nature Seconde partie Chenilles, Crisalides, & Papillons Phalènes Tome VI

      Paris: Chez La Veuve Delaguette... Basan & Poignant, 1788. 4to, (iv), 176, (2) pp. 47 hand coloured plates (no.'s 211-257) showing numerous specimens, some minor marks, occasional pencilled annotation of the Latin names below the illustrations, mostly marginal foxing and browning to the text leaves, marbled endpapers and sides, 20th century bookplate. Contemporary red half morocco, edges and boards worn, spine rebacked retaining the original faded backstrip. A beautiful and scarce work originally published in 8 volumes.

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        Karte vom Fürstenthum Halberstadt, den Grafschaften Wernigerode u. Hohenstein und der Abtey Quedlinburg. bearbeitet und mit Königl. Preuss. allergnaedigster Freyheit und Approbation der Königl. Academie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin herausgegeben durch A.F. Treuer 1788. Jaeck sculp. gestochen von Carl Jaeck Berlin 1788. Rosenberg inv. et del.':.

      - Kupferstich v. Carl Jäck n. Rosenberg herausgegeben v. Treuer b. Schropp in Berlin, dat. 1788, 65,5 x 46,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. E - J, S. 417. - 1. Zustand der seltenen Karte des Fürstentums Halberstadt mit den Grafschaften Wernigerode und Hohenstein sowie der Abtei Quedlinburg. - Unten rechts fig. Titelkartusche mit Wappen der genannten Gebiete. - Oben links Kartusche mit Erklärungen und Putten. - Hier noch mit Stempel der Verlegeradresse im Gegensatz zum 2. Zustand mit gedruckter Verlegeradresse und ohne die Windrose oben rechts. - Die Karte wurde 1794 von Oesfeld verbessert (2. Zustand).

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        OSSERVAZIONI STORICHE NATURALI E POLITICHE INTORNO LA VALACHIA E MOLDAVIA.

      1788. Napoli Gaetano Raimondi 1788 8° Pagine 328 + 1 carta bianca. Legatura coeva in mezza pelle. Titolo e fregi in oro al dorso. Piatti in carta ad occhio di pavone. Antica nota a mano al frontespizio. Tagli spruzzati. Piatto posteriore con alcune abrasioni. Lievi e sporadiche fioriture. Manca la carta fuori testo. Nel complesso ottima copia. Raro.

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        An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.: Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the East India Company.

      London printed for Captain Wilson 1788 - Contemporary calf, Greek key scroll gilt decoration on upper and lower boards, rebacked and recornered; minor spotting, frontispiece supplied. Second edition, published in the same year as the first. 4to, pp. xxvii, [i, directions to the binder], 378; with frontispiece, 15 plates (1 folding) and 1 folding map.

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        [?Piramo e Tisbe]. Rondò Nel Lasciarti Amato Bene. Musical manuscript full score. Italian. Ca. 1788

      Oblong folio (320 x 230 mm.). Sewn. [i] (title), 41, [ii] (blank), 4 pp. Notated in ink on 10-stave paper. Ascription: "Der Sig:r Mae:o Angelo Tarchi." Header to title in copyist's hand: "In Pisa nel Primavera dell'Anno 1788 Cantato dall'Celebre Sig:r Pietro Muschietti." "Po I No. 11 [?14]" to lower left corner of title. Various watermarks (three crescents, etc.). Aria of Piramo (soprano castrato). Ten-stave system. Scored for [2] Violini, [2] Oboe, [2] Corni [in F], [2] Viole, voice, unfigured instrumental bass. In F major. A second text underlay has been added in a different hand to several passages (written below the instrumental bass). Incipit: "Ho perduto Ogni mio bene..." Final four pages (one bifolium of different paper; watermark of three crescents) notated in a different hand; apparently added later. Note to upper left corner of first extra page: "Rec:vo antecedente a questo che siegue dovrà posare i in alamire terza min:e, a in elami con sesta e terza min:e." Five-stave systems; scored for [2] Violins, Viola, voice [Piramo?], and unfigured instrumental bass. Recitative modulates from D minor to B-flat major. Text incipit: Eh mio Signore Ciò[?] possibil non è Troppo son gravi Le angustie del mio cor. It is not clear whether this recitative belongs to the same work as the aria; there is no trace of the "recitativo antecedente." Spine and edges of some leaves frayed. An enigmatic item. RISM lists no piece with the same music but several with the same text - arias from Giovanni Battista Borghi's Piramo e Tisbe (libretto by Gaetano Sertor), Filippo Maria Gherardeschi's Artaserse, Giuseppe Giordani's L'Acomate, Nicola Zingarelli's La morte de Cesare, etc. The identification of the character as "Piramo" in the present manuscript points to an opera on the subject of Pyramus and Thisbe, using the same libretto as Borghi's; Tarchi, however, has never been credited with such an opera. In addition, Gino dell'Ira's I teatri di Pisa 1773-1986, which chronicles all operatic performances in the city, mentions neither Tarchi nor any opera on the subject of Pyramus and Thisbe; likewise, the singer Pietro Muschietti is not mentioned. The ascription and note on the Pisa performance to the title of the present manuscript are thus somewhat puzzling. The unusual division of the violas might offer a clue to the authorship of the work upon further research.

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        Novus Prospectus Geographicus cursuum publicorum aliorumque itinerum per Germaniam adusque Bataviam

      Venezia 1788 - SCONOSCIUTA CARTA DELLA GERMANIA Carta geografica in 6 fogli (ognuno misura mm. 430x272) stampata a Venezia presso la tipografia di tale Francesco Orlandini, il cui nome appare nel cartiglio con il titolo, nel 1788. La carta è invece incisa dai fratelli Gaetano e Valentino Orlandini. Sappiamo che sono fratelli dalla firma in questa carta "Gaijetanus et Valentinus Fratres Orlandini Sculpserunt, Scripseruntque". Nessuna notizia su Francesco Oralndini siamo stati in grado di reperire, mentre Gaetano e Valentino sono citati in Cartografi Veneti di V. Valerio, noti come incisori della mappa dell'Italia, sempre in 6 fogli, del 1786. Nella stessa pubblicazione stranamente non è citato Francesco Orlandini, editore sia di questa mappa che della carta dell'Italia. Ipotizziamo che si tratti del padre dei due incisori. L'opera, sconosciuta a tutti i repertori, è incisa nel cllassico stile veneziano del perodo. Il cartiglio è molto simile a quelli dell'atlante di Antonio Zatta. La carta dell'Italia di Orlandini è nota in un solo esemplare alla Biblioteca Comunale di Verona, mentre questa della Germania è assolutamente sconosciuta. Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, 6 fogli in barbe da unire, in ottimo stato di conservazione. UNKNOWN MAP OF GERMANY Map on 6 sheets (each measure mm. 430x272) printed in Venice by Francesco Orlandini, whose name appears in the cartouche with the title, in 1788. The map is iengraved by brothers Gaetano and Valentino Orlandini. We know that they are brothers by signing this map "Gaijetanus Sculpserunt Orlandini et Fratres Valentinus, Scripseruntque". No news about Francesco Oralndini we were able to rfind, while Gaetano and Valentino are cited in Cartografi Veneti by V. Valerio, known as map carvers of the map of Italy, always in 6 sheets, printed in 1786 by the same Francesco Orlandini. In the same publication, strangely, is not mentioned Francesco Orlandini. We hypothesize that Francesco is the father of the two engravers. The work, unknown to all repertoires, is etched into the classic Venetian styleof the time. The cartouche is very similar to those of the atlas by Antonio Zatta. The map of Italy by Orlandini is known in a single copy at the Central Library of Verona, while the map of Germany is absolutely unknown. Copper engraving, contemporary outline colour, 6 separate sheets, in excellent condition. Dimensioni

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        Calabria)

      Napoli 1788 - Grande carta geografica della Calabria, in 6 fogli, tratta dal famoso "Atlante Geografico del Regno di Napoli" grandioso lavoro in 32 fogli realizzato dal Rizzi Zannoni in un trentennio e completato nel 1812, due anni prima della sua morte. Incisa da Giuseppe Guerra nel 1794. Rizzi Zannoni è considerato come il più importante cartografo italiano dai tempi di Giovanni Antonio Magini. Attivo in Francia , a Padova e soprattutto a Napoli (1781/1814), dove, nel periodo borbonico, poté fregiarsi anche del titolo di "geografo del Re". Con la venuta dei francesi, Rizzi Zannoni continuò ad attendere alla realizzazione delle carte del Regno. Nel 1807, fu posto a capo del Deposito topografico, istituito da Giuseppe Bonaparte; nel 1812, sotto il regno di Gioacchino Murat, riuscì a stampare l'ultimo dei 31 fogli dell'atlante geografico, la cui pubblicazione era iniziata nel 1788. Le opere realizzate a Napoli, in oltre trenta anni di attività, lo consacrarono come il maggiore cartografo italiano dell'età moderna ed uno dei più accreditati in Europa. Incisione in rame, carta leggermente brunita e leggera gora d'acqua nel margine inferiore, piccoli fori di tarlo, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. I. Principe "Carte geografiche di Calabria nella raccolta Zerbi", pp. 186 - 190 Dimensioni 790 560mm

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        Introducción al conocimiento de las Bellas Artes o Diccionario Manual. .

      1788. . 1788 - Imprenta de Viuda de Escribano. Madrid. . 1 Vol. . VIII+420 pp. Cuarto. Plena Piel de época. Bellas Artes / Catálogos (General), Vasco-Navarro (Navarra) . Extenso diccionario de terminos de Bellas Artes realizado por este navarro. Muy util para reconocer la terminología artística de la época. Perfecto y bello ejemplar.

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        Abenteuer eines Maurers zur Warnung für Eingeweihete und Profane

      Berlin, Libau 1788: Lagarde und Friedrich, 100 Seiten, Broschur.- absolutes Rarissimum aus dem Kant-Umfeld. Schrift zur Freimaurerei. Marmorierte Broschur (privat?) Einband berieben, Rücken mit ca. 3,5 cm Fehlstelle auf Deckelinnenseite m.zeitgenöss. brauner Tinte Ziffer '6' u.ein ausgekringelter u.dadurch unleserlicher Besitzeintrag. Auf Titelblatt Initiale E mit Tinte. Abb. auf Titelblatt H.J. Penningh / Bertolini. Altersübliche Fleckchen, Eselsöhrchen, Kanten etwas bestossen, Wasserrand. Der Historiker Ludwig von Baczko (1756-1823) studierte bei Kant in Königsberg. Die Verfasserzuordnung erfolgt nach den Katalogeinträgen in der Library of Congress u.dem Dt. Freimaurermuseum. Im hier angebotenen Exemplar ist keine Verfasserangabe enthalten. -[ Standort Wimregal .. HAA-13590 m/'

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        Recherches sur les principaux abus qui s'opposent aux progrès de l'agriculture.

      A Paris, De l'imprimerie de Monsieur, et se trouve chez Buisson 1788 - A Paris, De l'imprimerie de Monsieur, et se trouve chez Buisson, 1788. In-8, (4), 210pp., (3). Demi-veau à coins moderne, dos à nerfs. Edition originale. Une restauration en marge de la première page avec un manque qui a été habilement comblé à l'encre ; un petit manque angulaire ; quelques pâles mouillures. Assez agréable exemplaire cependant. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biblia, Das Ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrift Desz Alten Und Neuen Testaments Wie Solche Von Herrn Doctor Martin Luther Im Jahr Christi 1522

      Nurnburg: Ohann Andrea Endterischen Handlung. Good with no dust jacket. 1788. Hardcover. Woodcuts; Thick folio; 1181 [24] pages; Bible: Biblia, A massive 12+ lb German 18th century Bible in Good condition.40 x 27 x 13cm. Das Ist: Die Gantze Heilige Schrift Desz Alten Und Neuen Testaments. Wie solche von herrn Doctor Martin Luther im Jahr Christi 1522, in unsere teutsche muttersprache zu uberseszen angefangen, 1534. Zu ende Gebracht... Des Herrn Doctor Solomn Glassens... Herrn Johann Michael Dillherrns... Nurnburg: Johann Andrea Endterischen Handlung, 1788. 4to. Signings of preliminary leaves: [title leaf], a2-a4, b[1]-[e4], [11 leaves with engraved portrait on recto and text on verso], [fly-title with engraved portrait of Luther on verso], [chi]2 - [chi]6, [2 leaves w/ one engraving and three pages of text]. Pagination of text: I-912; [NT's title leaf], 915-916, 917, 1181pp, plus 2 leaves inserted between pp916-917 that consist of 1 full-page engraving and 3 printed pages. Signings of ending leaves: 5G3v-[5G6], H[1]-[H8]. Contemporary [probably original] leather worn. Lacking straps to clasps. Wooden boards. Spine with 6 compartments and 5 raised bands. Elaborate but faint blind stamped design. Some leaves with moderate toning and foxing, tears. Frontis and last few leaves separated . Spme leaves with shallo fraying to fore-edge or loosening. Contents in generally good condition. 4 engravings: 2 frontis' featuring Biblical scenes (at beginning of OTest and NTest) , engraved portrait of Luther, 11 engraved portraits of other individuals. Text is voluminously [about 150] illustrated with 4 x 7" partial-page woodcuts. Famous Bible edition soundly bound and in presentable condition. Thick Folio. Approximately 16x11x4" weighing 14 pounds. ; 14 .

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        Les voeux d'un patriote

      Second edition of this text was published in delivery to Amsterdam early as 1689 under the title: The sighs of France slave, which included 15 stores. Only 13 papers are included in this collection. Full mottled calf time. Smooth back nicely decorated wheels and jewels. Part of title morocco fawn. Tag library in mind. Small rips with gaps in head cover. Work of the pastor and polemicist Jurieu Pierre (1637-1713), the memoirs are a violent criticism of the government of Louis XIV. There are all the abuses denounced both absolutism that the power of the Church. The author laments the disintegration of the nobility and promotes peoples' sovereignty and subordination of kings to the States General, principles that we find in the French Revolution. That is certainly why this reissue was born in 1788. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. à Amsterdam 1788 in 8 (12,5x20cm) xvj, 282pp. relié

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        Analyse et examen de l'Antiquité dévoilée, du despotisme oriental, & du christianisme dévoilé, ouvrages posthumes de Boullanger, par un solitaire

      First Edition. Paperback, in vintage pink paper. Back again modern cream paper. Title pen. Upper joint split of 10 cm. Antique unveiled is a book of Baron d'Holbach from handwritten notes Baker, besides the important Holbach was subjected notes reshuffle, he developed anti religious spirit. The book had a strong impact in the late eighteenth century, it is intended to prove that among all peoples of the earth, the population was maintained under the yoke of superstition and the terror inspired by the different religions world. The author proposes methodically analyzing and reviewing theories and ideas developed by Holbach. He established a parallel system of Economists (materialists) and Rousseau. The relative impartiality of the author illuminates unexpectedly theses materialistic and d'Holbach. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Barde Manget & chez la veuve Duchesne à Genève & à Paris 1788 In 8 (14x21cm) 400pp. broché

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        Qvatuor Evangelia Graece,

      Havniae [Copenhagen] J.F. Schultz 1788 - XCII+676 pages+ 3 faksimiler p. cum variantibus a textu lectionibus codd. mss. bibliothecae Vaticanae, Barberinae, Laurentianae, Vindobonensis, Escurialensis, Havniensis Regiae Bound in a very fine contemporary full polished calf with raised bands and very rich golddecoration anf titellabel with goldprint. The book is very clean and in ex. Condition. With goldstamp B.C.R.on frontboard

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        Life of Captain James Cook

      London Printed for G. Nicol 1788 - The First Biography of Captain James Cook [COOK, Captain James]. KIPPIS, Andrew, author. The Life of Captain James Cook. London: Printed for G. Nicol, 1788. First edition. One quarto volume (11 1/16 x 8 7/8 inches; 282 x 226 mm). xvi, 527, [1, publisher's ads] pp. With engraved frontispiece portrait. With half-title. Also includes in the appendix: Helen Maria Williams’s ’The Morai, an ode.’ Full modern mottled calf, boards ruled and stamped in blind. Spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Maroon calf spine label. Newer endpapers. A bit of light scratching to boards. Occasional very light pencil notes on margins, non-obtrusive. Pages 325 and 445 with small closed tears to margin, not affecting text. Some light foxing and toning to portrait, otherwise a near fine copy. An important record of Cook's voyages and life, "the work contains an admirable precis of the three voyages, with valuable information from the original sources. It introduces most of Samwell's Narative of Captain Cook's Death, and also gives accounts of the various tributes to Cook's memory,.it also includes the biographies of Green the astronomer, Ledyard, the American seaman, and Captain Clerke; as well as a notice of the various medals which were struck." (Cox, p. 64). Holmes 69; ESTC T149305; Cox, p. 64; Hill, pg 163. HBS 67837. $2,250 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Turchia Europea divisa nelle sue provincie

      Siena 1788 - Carta tratta dalla rara raccolta di carte geografiche denominata Atlante Geografico, prima stesura delle opera dell’abate Bartolomeo Borghi, pubblicata in Siena dal Pazzini Carli. Molte delle carte, datate tra il 1788 ed il 1800, sono incise da Agostino Costa e poi successivamente inserite nell’opera Atlante generale dell'ab. Bartolommeo Borghi, pubblicato a Firenze nel 1819. Bartolomeo Borghi, che Vermiglioli (Biografia degli scrittori perugini, 1829) definisce "uno dei migliori geografi dell'Europa", nacque nel 1750 a Monte del Lago, piccola frazione del comune di Magione, in provincia di Perugia, sulle rive del Trasimeno. Ordinato sacerdote nel 1774, trascorse i primi anni del suo mandato nel paese natale, poi a Magione e quindi a Sorbello (Cortona). Appassionato studioso di geografia, applicò dapprima le sue conoscenze all'analisi delle terre a lui più familiari: nel 1770 scrisse Descrizione geografica, fisica e naturale del Lago Trasimeno (che sarà tuttavia data alle stampe per la prima volta solo nel 1821), e nel 1791 pubblicò negli atti dell'Accademia etrusca di Cortona una Dissertazione sopra l'antica geografia dell'Etruria, Umbria e Piceno, arricchendo entrambe le opere di una carta delle regioni descritte. Intanto la sua fama di cartografo, oltre che di geografo, cresceva, tanto da fargli ottenere le nomine a membro delle Accademie Cortonese e Reale di Firenze, e procurargli l'incarico, da parte di Pietro Leopoldo, di delineare la carta del catasto pubblico di Cortona e del contado di Castiglione. Nello stesso tempo gli orizzonti geografici della sua attività si allargavano sensibilmente, e se nell'Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai più celebri e più recenti cartografi di Antonio Zatta (Venezia 1779-1785) il suo contributo fu ancora legato all'area toscana, nell'Atlante geografico che si pubblicò a Siena da Pazzini Carli tra il 1798 ed il 1800 il Borghi tracciò la maggior parte delle carte e spaziò dalle province del Sud-Est dell'Inghilterra, al Regno di Danimarca, alla Romania. Una sorta di prova generale, quest'ultima, della sua opera più importante, quell'Atlante generale dell'ab. Bartolommeo Borghi, pubblicato a Firenze nel 1819. L'Atlante, corredato da brevi descrizioni storiche, politiche, civili e naturali che introducono le carte relative ai territori afferenti a ciascun Impero o Regno illustrato, rispecchia il nuovo assetto geo-politico attuato dal Congresso di Vienna. Map taken form the very rare Atlante Geografico, the first draft of the abbot Bartolomeo Borghi, published in Siena by Pazzini Carli. Many of the mapss, dated between 1788 and 1800, are engraved by Agostino Costa and then later incorporated in the work of AB Atlante Generale di Bartolomeo Borghi, published in Florence in 1819. Bartolomeo Borghi, who Vermiglioli (Biography of writers Perugini, 1829) calls "one of the best geographers of Europe", was born in 1750 in Monte del Lago, a small fraction of the town of Mansfield, in the province of Perugia, on the shores of Lake Trasimeno. Ordained in 1774, spent the first years of his term in his hometown, then to Mansfield and then Sorbello (Cortona). A passionate student of geography, first applied his knowledge to the analysis of land more familiar to him: he wrote in 1770 Description geographical, physical and natural Lake Trasimeno (which will however be given to the press for the first time only in 1821), and 1791 published in the Proceedings of Etruscan Cortona a dissertation on the geography of ancient Etruria, Umbria and Piceno, enriching both the works of a map of the regions described. Meanwhile, his fame as a cartographer, as well as a geographer, was growing, so that he get the nomination as a member of the Royal Academies of Florence and Cortona, and give him the job, by Pietro Leopoldo, to outline the paper's public land Cortona and the county of Castiglione. At the same time the geographical horizons of its activities widened consider

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        Méchanique Analytique

      Paris, Chez la Veuve Desaint, 1788. 4to. Beautiful contemporary full mottled calf with richly gilt spine and gilt borders to boards. Double gilt line-borders to edges of boards. Binding with wear, especially to capitals, corners, and hinges - binding still tight, though. A tear to lower front hinge and small lack of leather to upper capital as well as corners. (a2&3) loose, but intact, present, and NOT supplied from another copy. Very minor scattered brownspotting to a few leaves, otherwise very fine and clean. In spite of wear, a nice and tight copy, which is completely unrestored. XII,512 pp. First edition of Lagrange's masterpiece, "which laid the foundation of modern mechanics, and which occupies a place in the history of the subject second only to that of Newton's Principia". (Wolf). In "Méchanique Analytique" Lagrange reformulated classical Newtonian mechanics in a purely analytical manner, whereas Newton derived his results geometrically, or synthetically, with the aid of figures. "Lagrange proposed to reduce the theory of mechanics and the art of solving problems in that field to general formulas, the mere development of which would yield all the equations necessary for the solution of every problem." (DSB). In his preface, Lagrange draws attention to the absence of diagrams in the book, which he believed the lucidity of his own presentation had rendered superfluous. Horblit/Grolier 61; Dibner 112; Sparrow 120; Norman 1257.

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        CLAVIS CAMPANALOGIA Or A Key to the Art of Ringing Dedicated to the Lovers of the Art in general; being the result of many Years Study diligent Application & constant Practice.

      London, Printed (by John Warren) for the Authors, and Sold by T. Blakemore... and I. Bowtell, 1788.. FIRST EDITION 1788, printer's name from the list of subscribers, 12mo, approximately 175 x 100 mm, 7 x 4 inches, engraved title page, bell vignette with floral decoration, pages: (2), xvi, 1-298, (2 - index), bound in half calf, marbled sides, gilt bands and small ornaments to spine, gilt titled red morocco label. Spine slightly faded, occasional pale staining and spotting, mostly to margins. A good tight copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        L'Ungheria e parte della Vallachia e della Moldavia I foglio della carta Generale dell'Ungheria e della Turchia Europea (Foglio 1-6)

      Roma 1788 - - EDIZIONE ORIGINALE, COLORITURA COEVA - Importante e decorativa mappa in 6 fogli dei Balcani tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801, opera che la Calcografia Camerale commissionò al Cassini al fine di sostituire l’ormai obsoleto "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini, Chierico Regolare Somasco fu geografo e cartografo, ma anche intagliatore di architetture e prospettive - uno dei migliori discepoli di Giovanni Battista Piranesi - Cassini fu uno degli ultimi sferografi italiani del Settecento ed i suoi globi ebbero una notevole diffusione, come pure questo "Nuovo Atlante Geografico". Incisione in rame, coloritura coeva dei contorni, leggere bruniture, per il resto in ottimo stato di conservazione. Dimensioni mm. 500x370 ogni foglio. L'Atlante del Cassini fu ristampato dalla Calcografia Camerale nel primo quarto del XIX secolo, prima del 1839. Solo gli esemplari di prima edizione come questo sono stampati su carta vergata coeva e sono colorati a mano in epoca. Le tirature del XIX secolo sono già su carta meccanica, priva di vergelle, e generalmente in bianco e nero. - FIRST EDITION, CONTEMPORARY OUTLINE COLOUR - The Italian painter and engraver, Giovanni Maria Cassini, produced this splendid 6 sheets wall map of Balkans of as part of his epic three-volume atlas. Published in: Nuovo atlante geografico universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni. Roma, Calcografia camerale, 1792-1801. Cassini was geographer and cartographer but he was also good at engraving architectural items and perspectives – he was one of the best disciples Giovanni Battista Piranesi had. Moreover, Cassini was one of the last artists to engrave spheres in the XVIII century and his globes were quite famous and widespread, and realized the most important Italian Atlas of the XVIII century; his maps always bear a cartouche, extremely rich in colours and details. Copperplate with fine original hand colour, some foxing, otherwise in very good condition. The Cassini's Atlas was reprinted by the Calcografia Camerale in the first quarter of XIXth century (before 1839). Only the first edition of the atlas is printed on contemporary laid paper, while the late issue are on XIXth century paper and often without colour. Dimensioni

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        Innenansicht des Frankfurter Kaiserdoms St. Bartholomäus. Lavierte Tuschfederzeichnung.

      Signiert und datiert: "Morgenstern jun. 1788". 27 x 38,3 cm. Typische Arbeit Morgensterns, der ab 1780 vorwiegend perspektivisch präzise Kirchen- und Gebäudeinterieurs anfertigte. - Rückseitig nochmals signiert "JohLudwErnstMorgenstern fec" sowie mit dem Nachlaß-Stempel von Carl Morgenstern, dem Enkel des Künstlers. - Nur min. stockfl., sonst frisch erhalten. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

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        Travels from St. Petersburgh in Russia to Various Parts of Asia

      William Creech, Edinburgh 1788 - With 2 large folding maps. Contemporary calf, rebacked, spine with elaborate gilt design and labels, covers lightly rubbed; text is somewhat toned with minor repairs to maps. Generally a very good copy. Third edition of a fascinating narrative vividly detailing Bell's account of his journey through Russia to Serbia, Persia, and into China on behalf of the Russian tsar. This remarkable journey is of extreme importance as one of the most complete and interesting descriptions of travel to Asia in the late eighteenth century. Of particular importance are Bell's notes of the Dalai Lama and the Great Wall of China, as well as his astute observations on the cultures, people, customs, and government in China. Volume II also contains the lengthy journal of Mr. Lorenz de Lange, a Swedish engineer and Russian diplomat stationed at the Court of Peking from 1721-1722, which Bell calls a "curious and authentic piece" (223). Positioned in China at the request of Peter the Great, de Lange saw to it that trade and commerce negotiations went in Russia's favor. The journal provides a unique perspective on relations between Russia and China and the problems that the two countries faced over borders, trade, and commerce. His reports on the border skirmishes between Siberia, Mongolia, and China were invaluable to the Russian empire and had a profound affect on Russian foreign policy. Bell (1691-1780), a Scottish physician and traveler, became the medical attendant to Russian diplomat Artemy Petrovich Volynsky in 1714 and as a result accompanied him on a series of expeditions to Asia beginning in 1715 on behalf of the Russian Tsar. Little is known of his education and career other than his penchant for travel. Advised by William Robertson (1721-1793), the acclaimed Scottish historian and writer, to model his account in the style of Gulliver's Travels, this became Bell's only published work. His third and final voyage to Constantinople was a joint effort between Russia and Great Britain, and Bell's last diplomatic mission.

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        STATE OF NEW-HAMPSHIRE. IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD, ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-EIGHT. AN ACT, FOR CARRYING INTO EFFECT AN ORDINANCE OF CONGRESS OF THE THIRTEENTH OF SEPTEMBER LAST, RELATIVE TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES [caption title]

      Portsmouth, N.H., 1788. Broadsheet, approximately 14 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches. Previously folded, with one small hole at lower central fold line. Slight curling at edges, very light tanning and foxing. Very good. A rare broadsheet calling for New Hampshire representatives to be appointed to the Electoral College for the first presidential election under the Constitution in 1788. On Sept. 13, 1788, Congress passed a resolution that electors should be appointed, and in response this Nov. 12 act of the New Hampshire legislature declared Dec. 15 as the date to elect the state's representatives to both houses of Congress and to determine its electors for the Electoral College. New Hampshire was the first of the ten states that had ratified the Constitution at this point to hold its federal elections. We locate only two other copies, at the American Antiquarian Society and Dartmouth. BRISTOL B6753. WHITTEMORE, NEW HAMPSHIRE 458.

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        O vospitanii detei gospodina Lokka. Perevedeno s frantsuzskago na rossiiskoi iazyk Imperatorskogo Moskovskogo Universiteta Professorom Nikolaem Popovskim. chast' I, izdanie vtoroe [Some Thoughts Concerning Education. Translated from the French into Russian by Nikolai Popovskii, professor of Moscow University, part I, second edition]

      v Tipografii Kompanii Tipograficheskoi, Moscow 1788 - Octavo (22 × 14 cm). Contemporary calf; red and gilt-lettered spine label; VIII, 323 pp. Bookplate of the distinguished collector Martin Winkler. Boards rubbed; front free end paper lightly soiled; one leaf with small tear to margin, not affecting text; still about very good. First part (of two) of the first Russian translation of Locke's famous pedagogical reflections, first published 1759, and very rare. "Despite the fact that Locke occupied a central place in European Enlightenment thought, his works were little known in Russia. Prokopovich, Kantemir, Tatishchev and perhaps Peter himself were acquainted with Locke's ideas, but for most Russians in the eighteenth century Locke was little more than an illustrious name. Locke's one book that did have a palpable impact was his Some Thoughts Concerning Education. Yet though Locke as pedagogue was popular, his reception in Russia, as Marc Raeff has noted, was overshadowed by the then current 'infatuation with Rousseau's pedagogical ideas'" (Marcus C. Levitt, "On Locke's Reception in Eighteenth-Century Russia," 219). Moreover, moralist literature as such was only scarcely represented in Russian publications of the second half of the century. Originally written for a close friend, Locke's 1693 text sets out a system for training noblemen by fostering healthy bodies and virtuous minds, based on the philosopher's assumption that all children are born without innate ideas or characteristics. The work was perhaps the most influential work on education of the eighteenth century, widely translated into other European language and acknowledged by thinkers from Leibniz to Rousseau. This edition, based on a French translation, contains an interesting preface defending Locke before his Russian critics, who rejected his "Englishness" and challenged the applicability of his ideas in Russia. Popovskii argues that Locke's thoughts hold value for preparing the children of "honest parents" anywhere to better serve their fatherland. He justifies Locke's methods for toughening the body, such as washing with cold water, by citing examples from antiquity, and he even suggests extending Locke's approach to children of non-noble birth. From the collection of noted German scholar and icon collector Martin E. Winkler (1893-1982). Neither edition in Bitovt. Svodnyi katalog 3721. Not found in KVK, OCLC (which only show a microform at Harvard). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Art of Angling; or, Compleat Fly-Fisher ... to which are added, Directions for Making Artificial Flies

      Birmingham: Printed by and for M. Swinney, Birmingham, 1788. Fifth edition. Frontispiece. xi, [i], 118, [2, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary paneled calf. Very good. Fifth edition. Frontispiece. xi, [i], 118, [2, ads] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Westwood & Satchell, p.39

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        VOYAGES MADE IN THE YEARS 1788 AND 1789, FROM CHINA TO THE NORTH WEST COAST OF AMERICA.

      London, printed at the Logographic Press; and sold by J. Walter, 1790, 1788. To which are prefixed, an introductory narrative of a Voyage performed in 1786, from Bengal, in the ship Nootka; observations on the probable existence of a North West Passage; and some account of the trade between the North West Coast of America and China; and the latter country and Great Britain. FIRST EDITION 1790, 4to, approximately 295 x 240 mm, 11¾ x 9½ inches, frontispiece portrait by C. Bestland after W. Beechey, 10 maps and charts, 3 folding, 2 being large folding maps, 18 engraved plates, including the frontispiece, mostly aquatints, the 2 large folding maps and the Views of the Philipine were lacking and have now been supplied with identical plate and maps from a copy of the atlas of the first French edition, though the text of these replacements have French text, there is an extra duplicate portrait frontispiece also taken from the French edition, pages: viii, (12) - Subscribers and Contents, xcv - Introduction, (1) - errata, 372, (108) - Appendices, bound in full antique calf with small gilt armorial device of the Signet Library to centre, rebacked in unmatching leather with raised bands and retaining original gilt lettered morocco label, recornered, new endpapers. Covers slightly scuffed and rubbed, slight wrinkling to original frontispiece at inner edge, original frontispiece and title page faintly browned at edges, faded inscription in inner margin of title page, very occasional foxing to text, 10 pages of the Appendix foxed, occasional small pale stain to margins, many margins slightly dusty, most plate margins foxed, 5 plates have foxing to image, text lightly offset on 1 plate, 2 plates faintly browned, slight offsetting to text opposite plates, 2 very small closed margin tears, repaired neatly, small piece missing from 1 lower margin corner, neatly repaired, not affecting text, tiny chip to 1 fore-edge, neatly repaired. Binding tight and firm. A good solid copy of a made up copy with some foxing. John Meares (1756-1809) was an English trader and sea-captain. He gives a "splendid account of the Indian Nations met with on the North West coast of America, their situation, villages, populations, manners, customs and languages, together with the intercourse and commerce had with them by the members of the expedition. ... Like his contemporary, Captain Peron, Meares was also engaged in the fur trade between British Columbia and China. His vessels were seized at Nootka Sound by the Spaniards, who claimed all that coast as Spanish. War nearly broke out between England and Spain over the question, and the latter had to give way." Lande, A Bibliography of Canadiana, No.1346; "This is one of the early and fundamental books on the Northwest coast of America in general and on Alaska in particular. In addition to his voyages from China to America in 1788 and 1789, which form the principal part of this work, Captain Meares describes his earlier voyage to the Northwest coast from Bengal, which took place in 1786 and 1787... This work, profusely illustrated and with many valuable historical documents appended to the main narrative, is of great importance in the study of early trading in furs originating on the Northwest coast". See: Lada-Mocarski, A Bibliography of Books on Alaska before 1868, page 172, No. 46; "Of special interest are 3 plates with Hawaiian subjects and 1 of the city of Macao"; Sabin 47260; Howgego, Encyclopedia of Exploration Volume I, page 698, No. M86; Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, page 195; J. R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860 number 594 for a list of all the illustrations and a chapter on the Logographic Press. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Description d'une partie de la vallée de Montmorenci, et de ses plus agréables jardins [Ensemble] Lettres écrites de Lausanne [Ensemble] Voyage à la Bastille fait le 16 juillet 1789

      Chez Le Jay|& chez Prault|& chez Garnery 1788 - - Chez Le Jay & chez Prault & chez Garnery, A Tempé, A Paris, A Paris 1788 - 1789, In-8 (12x19,5cm), iv, 43pp. 19Pl. ; (4) 118pp. (2) ; 48pp., 3 ouvrages en un volume relié. - Seconde édition de la Description d'une partie de la vallée de Montmorenci après la première parue en 1784 ; elle est illustrée de 19 figures, dont 3 dépliantes. Les dessins ont été réalisés par la Duchesse d'Albon et François Marie de Lussy et gravés par Lepagelet. Seconde édition sous le nouveau titre des Lettres écrites de Lausanne des Lettres Neuchateloises parues initialement en 1784. Edition originale de ce Voyage à la Bastille. Reliure en demi basane brune d'époque. Dos lisse orné de filets. Pièce de titre en maroquin rouge. Coiffe de tête arrachée. Manque aux mors en queue. Coins émoussés et dénudés. Une planche dépliante jaunie. Rousseurs éparses sur les premiers feuillets. Description de plusieurs jardins de la vallée de Montmorenci et principalement de celui du Comte d'Albon à Franconville, et notamment de sa demeure comportant une bibliothèque de 30000 volumes ; les planches qui illustrent ce jardin avaient auparavant été publiées dans un recueil en 1894 : Vue des Monumens construits dans les jardins de Franconville-La-Garenne. Le jardin du Comte et de la Comtesse d'Albon célèbre la mode du jardin anglais, on y trouve de nombreux monuments disséminés dans la campagne, une pyramide, une grotte, un pont, une cascade. On notera que la seconde planche dépliante reconstitue le Ballon de Franconville qui sera repris dans la description de Faujas de Saint Fond, cette ascension dut la première à embarquer des animaux, des cochons d'Inde et un lapin. Les Lettres de Lausanne sont un roman épistolaire de Isabelle de Charrière dans lequel une mère, veuve, parle des difficultés d'élever seule sa fille à Lausanne. Le livre s'achève sur le rejet des conventions, du mariage et de la société. Le troisième texte de notre recueil se situe juste après la prise de la Bastille qu'on est en train de démolir pierre à pierre. le narrateur désire la visiter. Il croise sur son chemin plusieurs personnages avec des opinions différentes sur la destruction de la Bastille. Il finit enfin par y pénétrer et célèbre la liberté en séparant une pierre de l'édifice. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Second edition of the Description of a part of the valley of Montmorenci after the first appeared in 1784 . iv, 43pp. 19Pl. ; (4) 118pp. (2) ; 48pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Encyclopedia Metódica. Historia Natural de las Aves: Comprende F-Z, Tomo II, del "Diccionario de la Historia Natural de los Animales., Seguido de "Animales quadrúpedos ovíparos y serpientes" por Mr. Daubenton. Traducida del francés al castellano por Don Joseph Mallent.

      Madrid, por Antonio Sancha, 1788. Folio; 2 hs., 629 pp. Portadilla propia para el texto de Daubenton. Impresión a dos columnas. Encuadernación en pergamino de la época. Descripción fundada en el "Prospecto" impreso por Sancha para difundir la publicación de la Enciclopedia.

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        The Federalist: A Collection of Essays Written in Favor of the New Constitution, as Agreed upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787

      John and Andrew MÕLean, New York 1788 - First Edition. Volume two of two only. Modern calf, red leather spine label, gilt work to spine. The second volume of what is generally considered to be one of the most important works of American political thought. Despite lacking the first 36 essays found in volume one, this volume does includes several important pieces by each of the three founding fathers. In Federalist No. 84, Hamilton makes the case that there is no need to amend the Constitution by adding a Bill of Rights, insisting that the various provisions in the proposed Constitution protecting liberty amount to a bill of rights. Federalist No. 78, also written by Hamilton, lays the groundwork for the doctrine of judicial review by federal courts of federal legislation or executive acts. Federalist No. 70 presents Hamilton's case for a one-man chief executive. In Federalist No. 39, Madison presents the clearest exposition of what has come to be called Federalism. An attractive copy, despite imperfections. The title page (1 leaf), the contents pages (2 leaves) and pages 3/4 (1 leaf) are in facsimile, page 5/6 has had its margins enlarged, Article pages at rear are cut with smaller margins and worming damage to these Article pages have been professionally repaired. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Gallery, ABAA]
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