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        VIDA | DEL PADRE | FRANCISCO MARIA | GALLUZZI | DE LA COMPANIA DE JESUS. | ESCRITA EN LENGUA TOSCANA | POR EL P. JUAN BAPTISTA MEM- | mi de la miſma Compañia, | Y TRADUCIDA EN LENGUA CASTELLANA | POR EL P. BERNARDO PAZUEN- | gos, Procurador General de la Provin- | cia de Philipinas de la miſma Com- | pañia de Jeſus || [Typographic ornaments, pleca and monogram of Society of Jesus, typographic ornaments] || CON LICENCIA | En Mexico en la Imprenta del Real, y Mas anti- | guo Colegio de S. Ildefonſo, año de 1761.

      Only Castilian translation, and only Mexican edition, of the life of Jesuit priest Francesco Maria Galluzzi, first published in Italian in 1734. Galluzzi, born in 1671, had a great passion for the plight of the poor and infirm, and opened a hospice consecrated to the Immaculate Conception, where many hundreds of woman were welcomed, and received in addition to food and clothing, spiritual and moral guidance and comfort. Galluzzi was also an avid and dedicated writer, penning no fewer than 34 books, among them works on Advent and Christmas, the Nativity of Mary, handbooks of religious instruction and meditation, as well as many hagiographies, including the lives of Saint Serafino da Montegranaro, Saint Luigi Gonzaga, the blessed missionary Antonio Baldinucci, Padre Segneri, Father Sebastiano Grandi, founder of the Congregation of the Opificio di Camerino, Father Nicolò Rocchini, Father Marco Virgilio Formenti, Father Lelio Sericchi of Celano de 'Marsi, and Father Giovanni Battista Scafali of Foligno. There was tremendous sadness at Galluzzi's death in 1731, and demand for relics was great. A via in Rome is named for him.1 Quarto, 215 x 161 x 24 mm (binding), 210 x 157 x 20 mm (text block). π4α1A-Ii4; [9], 238 [i.e. 256] pp. Engraved portrait of Galluzzi in a crisp impression. Bound in period vellum, lettered vertically in manuscript along spine: Vida di Padre Galluzzi. Some cockling to covers, ties lacking. Interior: sound. Provenance: Collection Dr. W. Michael Mathes. Medina, 4736; Palau, 160585.1Bolognini, Daniele. Santi, Beati e Testimoni http://www.santiebeati.it/

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        EXPLICATIO TABULARUM ANATOMICARUM BARTHOLOMAEI EUSTACHII ANATOMICI SUMMI

      Leiden: Joannem & Hermannum Verbeek. Very Good. 1761. Second Edition Corrected. Hard Cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall (IV), 295 Commentary; 47 Plates, Eustacius's book with copper engraved plates was written in the 1560's and was lost until the 18th century. Lancisi published the work in 1714. Albinus added his notes & newly engraved plates with Wandelaar in 1744.The present book is Albinus's second corrected copy. Red & Black Title Page, Vignette by Jan WANDELAAR (1690-1759) The 47 plates are each faced by outlined labelled drawings. Full contemporary calf, gilt designs and lettering on spine, binding worn, 7" split at bottom of front cover & spine, front marbled endpapers damaged; pages damp stained upper right throughout. cf.G-M 391 & 399 .Hirsch I, 91-93; Heirs of Hippocrates 203 (first edition), On The Shoulders of Giants 10-12. .

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        Itinerario d'Italia di Francesco Scotto in questa ultima edizione abbellito di rami, accresciuto, ordinato, ed emendato, ove si descrivono tutte le principali citta d'Italia, e luoghi celebri, con le loro origini, antichità, e monumenti singolari che nelle medesime si ammirano, colla notizia delle poste d'Italia

      a spese di Fausto Amidei mercante di libri al Corso : nella stamperia di Generos, 1761. in 8°, (18x11,5 cm), antica rilegatura in pergamena, titolo manoscritto al dorso; 1 c.b, pp. xii, 419 (1); incisione allegorica all'antiporta, vignetta incisa al frontespizio, 26 tavole ripiegate fuori testo (aperte 17,5x22 cm). Le carte rappresentano nell'ordine: Roma, carta geografica del'Italia, Trento, Venezia, Padova, Vicenza, Verona, Brescia, Milano, Parma, Bologna, Firenze, Lucca, Livorno, Siena, Civitavecchia, Genova, Mantova, Ferrara, Urbino, Ancona, Loreto, Napoli, Pozzuoli, Bacoli, Cuma

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        The Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-Notes and Insurances: Containing All the Statutes, Cases at large, Arguments, Resolutions, Judgments, Decrees, and Customs of Merchants concerning them, methodically digested [etc.]. Second Edition

      The second and considerably expanded edition of the first English legal treatise on the subject, comprehensive in its coverage and praised by Holdsworth as "a pioneer book . . . a creditable piece of work [whose] arrangement is clear". Contemporary blind ruled calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, without pastedowns as bound, quite clean and well preserved; the Taussig copy. Printed for W. Owen, near Temple-bar, London, 1761.

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        The Commentaries, Or Reports of Edmund Plowden, Of the Middle-Temple.

      1761. First Edition of the First Nominative Reporter in English Plowden, Edmund [1518-1585]. The Commentaries, Or Reports of Edmund Plowden, Of the Middle-Temple, Esq; An Apprentice of the Common Law, Containing Divers Cases upon Matters of Law, Argued and Adjudged in the Several Reigns of King Edward VI. Queen Mary, King and Queen Philip and Mary, And Queen Elizabeth. Originally Written in French, And now Faithfully Translated into English, And Considerably Improved by Many Marginal Notes and References to All the Books of the Common Law, Both Ancient and Modern. To Which are Added, The Quaeries of Mr. Plowden, Now First Rendered into English at Large, With References, And Many Useful Observations. In Two Parts. With Two New Tables, More Compleat than any Yet Published, The One, Of the Names of the Cases, The Other of the Principal Matters. [London]: Printed by Catharine Lintot, and Samuel Richardson, 1761. vi, [2], 401, [3], 403-567, [1]; 15, [1]; [2], 68; [48] pp. Two parts. Part II has a separate title page beginning: The Second Part of the Commentaries... with the imprint: "London: Printed for the Translator..., 1761." Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Pagination and register continuous. Text complete. Folio (14" x 9"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands, blind ornaments and retained contemporary lettering piece to spine, blind tooling to board edges, hinges mended. Negligible shallow scuffing to spine, moderate rubbing to edges of boards, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Light toning to text, faint spotting to a few leaves. A handsome copy. $1,000. * First edition in English. Covering the years 1550-1580, Plowden's Reports "In every sort of professional excellence...rank among the best reports of any age" (Wallace). The translation has a great number of additional notes and references. Two works are appended to Part II: the case of "Basset and Morgan versus Manxel. at Serjeant's Inn" and Plowden's "Quaeries." These works have individual title pages and paginations. Plowden produced this the first nominative reporter which is notable for its focus on points of law rather than arguments. Wallace, The Reporters 143-153. English Short-Title Catalogue T144729.

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        Voyage en Sibérie, fait par ordre du roi en 1761;

      1761 1761 - Contenant Les Moeurs, Les Usages des Russes, et l`Etat actuel de cette Puissance; la Description géographique & le Nivellement de la route de Paris à Tobolsk; l`Histoire naturelle de la même route; des Observations astronomiques; & des Expériences sur l'Electricité naturelle: Enrichi de Cartes géographiques, de Plans, de Profils du Terrein; de Gravures qui représentent les usages des Russes, leurs moeurs, leurs habillements, les Divinitès des Calmouks, & plusieurs morceaux d'histoire naturelle. 2 vols. Amsterdam: Marc-Michel Rey 1769-70. With copperengraved title-vignettes, 7 copperengraved plates, 5 tables and 1 large folded map 'Carte du Kamtchatka'. 12mo. [4] + VIII + I - 316; [4] + 317-686 pp. A few leaves weakly foxed otherwise a well-preserved copy with red edges bound in nice contemporary full leather with coloured labels and richly gilt on spines. * 2nd edition. Graesse II. 121. Brunet I. 1798. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte, v. 2 Platten ( auf Blatt 1 "Berger sculpsit Berolini" ) gedruckt b. der Berliner Akademie, "Theatri belli in Pomerania citeriore .".

      - mit altem Grenz- und Flächenkolorit, dat. 1761, je 44,5 x 55,5 Seltene Karte !! - Nicht bei Stopp-Langel, Katalog der alten Landkarten in der badischen Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe.- Jede Karte mit Kopftitel und dem Stempel der Berliner Akademie, jeweils breitrandig. Die Karten sind zusammensetzbar. Gebietsbeschreibung: Karte 1 zeigt die Insel Rügen und Vorpommern. Karte 2 das Gebiet zwischen dem dem kleinen Haff und der Müritz, im Süden die Städte Wittstock - Fürstenberg und Prenzlau. - Diee Karten in hervorragender Erhaltung.

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        Opere. [Tomo primo - sesto + due di supplemento]

      per Jacopo Mulleri [poi Verona, Stamperia Moroni], 1761. Otto volumi di cm. 28,5, pp. viii, 148, 364; 443 (1); (8) 352; (4) 492; (4) 388; (4) cvi (2), 220; (8) 391 (1); (4) 378. Bell'antiporta raffigurante l'A., due tavole di medaglioni, graziose vignette ai frontespizi e splendide testatine figurate; il tutto inciso finemente in rame. Legatura coeva in cart. ricoperto da carta decorata del tempo; titoli in oro su tassello. Minime tracce d'uso alla legatura. Abrasione alla carta di copertura ad un piatto del solo quarto volume, con macchiette violacee limitate alle primissime carte dello stesso. Sporadici e marginali segni d'umidità, sempre lontani dal testo, peraltro esemplare assai marginoso e nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Celebre edizione delle opere sarpiane. Cfr. Iccu; Brunet, V, 142; Graesse, VI, 272; Parenti, Falsi luoghi, p. 103; Melzi p. 103..

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        Description des Arts et Métiers, faites ou approuvées par Messieurs de l'Académie royale des Sciences. Avec figures en taille-douce. 1761. Contient : Fabrique des ancres. Lue à l'Académie en Juillet 1723. Par M. de Réaumur. Avec des Notes & des Additions de M. Duhamel. *** Art de tirer des carrières la pierre d'ardoise, de la fendre et de la tailler. Par M. Fougeroux de Bondaroy. *** Art du chandelier. Par M. Duhamel du Monceau. *** Art du Charbonnier ; ou Manière de faire le charbon de bois. Par M. Duhamel du Monceau. *** Art du Cirier. Par M. Duhamel du Monceau. 1762. *** Art de travailler les cuirs dorés ou argentés. Par M. Fougeroux de Bondaroy. 1762. *** Art de l'épinglier. Par M. de Réaumur. Avec des Additions de M. Duhamel du Monceau

      - Slnd / Paris, Desaint & Saillant, 1761 / Impr. H. L. Guérin & L. F. Delatour, 1762. Fort in-folio, 54 pp. et 6 pl.---IV-66 pp. et 4 pl.---41-(1) pp. et 3 pl.---(4 : faux-titre et titre général)-IV pp.---30 pp. et 1 pl.--(2)-113-(1) pp. et 8 pl.---(2)-42 pp. et 2 pl.---77-(1) pp. et 7 pl.---(2)-66 pp. et 4 pl.---31-(1) pp. et 2 pl.-141 pp. et 16 pl.---(2)-IV-150 pp. et 14 pl.---(2)-51 pp. et 2 pl., reliure de l'époque plein veau (bords frottés, mors fendus ou fendillés mais exemplaire solide, coiffes arasées, mouillure forte sur le début de l'ouvrage, quelques rousseurs). Ex-libris : De Sars père, à Aire. Complet des 69 planches (gravées principalement par Patte et Lucas), dont une double. Joint : 2 dessins (début XXe s.), très fins, de mécanique. * Voir photographies / See pictures. *** Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *** Langue : Français

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        Les avantures de Telemaque fils d'Ulysse. Nouvelle edition. Conforme au manuscrit original; avec des notes pour servir d'éclaircissement à la fable & c. Le tout enrichi de planches & de vignettes qui ont raport au sujet.

      Leiden/Amsterdam, J. de Wetstein/Z. Chatelain & Fils, 1761. Engraved titlepage + engraved vignet on titlepage + portrait Fenelon + 24 engraved plates and numerous small vignettes. Halfeather binding with marbled boards. Folio. (IV) (XIV) 385 pp. *old owner's name on endpaper; edges of the first 20 pages slightly waterstained; binding rebound; front hinge a bit weak, otherwise good condition*.Engraved titlepage by Jacob Fokkema after B. Picart; vignet on titlepage by P. Panje; engraved portrait by P. Drevet after J. Vicien; engraved plates and vignettes by different engravers: Fokkema, Gunst, Bernards, Tanje etc.

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        Delle monete di Ferrara trattato.

      Giuseppe Rinaldi, 1761. 4to (268 x 196mm), legatura rigida in pergamena coeva, titolo dorato su tassello in pelle al dorso, tagli marmorizzati; pp. [8], 326, [2], [5] carte di tav. di cui 4 ripiegate. Frontespizio in rosso e nero con marca tipografica, illustrazione incisa in rame a piena pagina subito dopo il frontespizio e 4 tavole in fondo ripiegate contenenti 25 illustrazioni di medaglioni con ritratti, iniziali, fregi e medaglioni xilografici. Prima edizione, riccamente illustrata, di questa importante opera della storia della monetazione ferrarese dal Medioevo al primo Settecento. L'autore estende il campo delle ricerche anche alle medaglie, coniate in onore dei signori del luogo e di personaggi illustri come Ariosto. La storia della zecca di Ferrara è ampiamente descritta in tutte le sue vicissitudini da Federico Barbarossa a papa Clemente XI, sulla base di una documentazione veramente notevole e con una estrema precisione. Vincenzo Bellini (1708-1783) è stato un numismatico e presbitero italiano, parroco a Cassana, ora un quartiere di Ferrara, e curatore del museo di Ferrara. Prov.: Etichetta incollata al contropiatto anteriore con una croce ed una B in un cuore. Rif.: IT\ICCU\FERE\000120. OCLC, 878877828. Cond.: Lievi tracce d'uso alla legatura (alcuni fori di tarlo al dorso); foro di tarlo al margine interno delle ultime carte e tavole senza perdite; tracce di umidità all'angolo inferiore esterno di alcune carte; rare bruniture. Copia in generale fresca, stampata su carta forte, in condizioni generali molto buone.

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        Abrégé de l'histoire des plantes usuelles.

      - Paris. Didot. 1761. 3 volumes in-12, plein veau, dos à nerfs ornés, pièces de titre en maroquin rouge, de tomaison en maroquin vert. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Vegetable System. Or, the Internal Structure and the Life of Plants; their Parts, and Nourishment Explained; their Classes, Orders, Genera, and Species, ascertained, and described; in a Method altogether New: comprehending an Artificial Index and a Natural System. With figures of all plants designed and engraved by the author. The whole from nature only.

      - London, the author, 1761-1775. 26 volumes bound in 13. Folio (445 x 290mm), with 1546 engraved plates on 1544 leaves. Contemporary calf, richly gilt decorated new spines in 7 compartments with red and green gilt lettered label, frontcover with gilt ornament. First editions (excepting volumes 1, 4 and 5 which are in the second edition) of the greatest and largest botanical publication of the eighteenth century. The work is in complete state exceptionally rare and the present copy is one of the most complete ones to come on the market. In our catalogue 285 (2006) item 96 we offered a complete copy with 1548 engraved plates. Most sets contain a mixture of first and later issues. Our copy lacks plate 13 of volume 1; plate 50 of volume 21 (in its place is bound plate 36 which is double), and a text leaf in volume 2. A few copies of the work were also issued with the plates coloured.A total of some 26,000 plants are illustrated and described. 'The Vegetable system is of great importance because it gave for the first time in the vernacular a comprehensive treatment of the plant kingdom, on a lavish scale. adopting the Linnaean generic names and introducing binary nomenclature' (Stafleu). Numerous species are described for the first time, most being recently introduced exotics.The Vegetable system is dedicated to the Prince of Wales, later George III. Its publication was instigated by, and partially financed by, John Stuart, Earl of Bute, a notable patron of botany and the initiator of Kew Gardens as a botanic garden. He may well have contributed to the text. John Hill was involved in lengthy financial disputes with Bute, and the publication of the Vegetable system ended in Hill's bankruptcy and death. For a detailed history see Henrey II pp. 103-8. A very fine set.Provenance: Armorial bookplates of Sir Edward W. Watkin and Baron Dickinson Webster.Great flower books p. 59; Henrey 832; Nissen BBI, 886; Stafleu & Cowan 2772 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cosmologische Briefe über die Einrichtung des Weltbaues.

      Augsburg Kletts Wittwe 1761 - (20 x 12 cm). XXVIII, 318 S. Mit 5 Holzschnittvignetten und 1 gefalteten Tabelle. Pappband der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe seines astronomischen Hauptwerkes, das wesentlich zu seiner Bekanntheit beiträgt. - Der Universalgelehrte Lambert (1728-1777), einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter der mathematischen Methodik in der Philosophie, fasst hier sein Wissen über die Astronomie und die Ordnung des Weltsystems zusammen. Die Verbindung von exakter Wissenschaft und kühnen Spekulationen, die seiner Zeit teils weit vorauseilen, von mathematischer Strenge und dichterischem Schwung sorgen für großes Aufsehen und unerwarteten Erfolg. In seinen Briefen schreibt Lambert häufig vom Lauf der Kometen und ihren etwaigen Zusammenstößen mit der Erde. Er erkennt bereits die Milchstraße als eine Ansammlung von Tausenden von Sternen, stellt jedoch gleichzeitig die Behauptung auf, dass die Himmelskörper bewohnbar sind. - Papierbedingt minimal gebräunt. Einband leicht bestoßen, sonst gut erhalten. - Poggendorff I, 1355; Houzeau-Lancaster 8886; Steck, Bibliographia Lambertiana I.6 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Historische und Topographische Nachricht von dem Fürstenthum Brandenburg-Onolzbach, Aus zuverläßigen archivalischen Documenten, und andern glaubwürdigen Schrifften verfaßet, Und mit nöthigen Anmerckungen und Registern versehen.

      Schwabach, Johann Jacob Enderes. 1761 - Ca. 18 x 11 cm. Gestochenes Porträtfrontispiz, 15 Blätter, 1016 Seiten, 148 Blätter Register, mit einem Faltkupfer. Halbpergamentband der Zeit mit handgeschriebenem Rückentitel. Erste Ausgabe. Ausführliche Beschreibung der Geschichte und landschaftlichen Gegebenheiten des Markgrafentum Brandenburg-Ansbach von dem Historiker und Archivar Gottfried Stieber (1709-1785). Das Porträt zeigt den letzten Markgrafen Karl Alexander. Mit umfangreichen Registern. Einband berieben, Exlibris, Name auf Vorsatz. Insgesamt schönes und fleckenfreies Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Saggi di naturali esperienze

      Presso Giambatista Pasquali, 1761. ITALIANO 0,26 Edizione arricchita da biografia autore a cura di D. Maria Manni, in ambito accademico fiorentino, volume a tutta pergamena con intestatura manoscritta al dorso, coperta mostra diffusi segni del tempo quali imbrunimento macchioline e usura, al foglio di guardia firma di appartenenza, all'antiporta dedica firmata manoscritta a margine e cancellatura alla testa, frontespizio completo di riferimenti con marca tipografica figurata in sorta di clipeo, pagine visibilmente fiorite e macchiate, strappetti ai margini sparsi,formato in octavo, segnature e richiami, ad introdurre l'opera proemio rivolto al lettore, qualche nota manoscritta tra le pagine a margine del testo, in appendice 28 tavole illustrate ripiegate USATO

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        Het St Nicolaas Feest La Fête de St Nicolás. Dedié a Monsieur Dionis Mussman, conseiller de la ville d’Amsteldam.

      Amsterdam, P.Fouquet junior 1761 - Houbraken, J[acobus] after C[ornelis] Troost. Het St Nicolaas Feest La Fête de St Nicolás. Dedié a Monsieur Dionis Mussman, conseiller de la ville d’Amsteldam. Amsterdam, P.Fouquet junior, 1761. Copper engraving. Overall size : 38.4 x 44.5 cm. Engraved dedicatee’s arms in centre of otherwise blank lower margin. Proof copy in its first state before lettering. A festive scene of a family celebrating Santa Claus Day round a table graced with a large silver coffee urn with porcelain cups, status symbols of the wealthy burgher. The father, dressed in an informal house robe sits at the table near a warming fire place, watching his children play. His wife is standing beside him with the youngest child in her arms which is holding a toy. A daughter next to her is showing her doll, a brother is eating sweetmeats on the floor, whilst a weeping older boy is being punished with a rod by the maid who has taken away his toy. The evocative scene was engraved by the portraitist Jacobus Houbraken (1698-1780), after a painting by Cornelis Troost (1697-1750) in the collection of the Amsterdam town councillor Dionis Mussman. Troost specialized in genre scenes and was known as the “Dutch Hogarth”.See the reference to this print in Pim Reinders & Thera Wijsenbeek, Koffie in Nederland. Vier eeuwen cultuurgeschiedenis. Zutphen & Delft, 1994, pp117 (Reproduction) & 118. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Dictionnaire de physique dédié à Monseigneur le duc de Berry

      Louis Chambeau, Avignon 1761 - Pleine basane fauve mouchetée de l'époque, dos à cinq nerfs orné et doré, tranches rouges. Trois volumes in quarto (250x192 mm), xvi-l-620 / (2)-xlviii-621 / xxiv-528-(2) pages et 16 planches dépliantes. Reliure légèrement frottée. Ouvrage collationné complet. Les pages 531 à 535 du tome 1 sont reliées en désordre, salissures marginales touchant 8 pages. La page 253 du tome 3 est pliée. Aimé-Henri Paulian, enseigna la physique à Aix et à Avignon. Dans cet ouvrage, l'objectif de l'auteur était d'aider les amateurs de sciences à comprendre le système de Newton. Le dictionnaire de physique fut extrêmement populaire et fut souvent réimprimé et traduit. Bon exemplaire de l'édition originale en trois volumes in quarto. ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full fawn mottled sheep, spine gilt in six compartments, red edges. Three 4to (250x192 mm), xvi-l-620 / (2)-xlviii-621 / xxiv-528-(2) pages and 16 folding plates Binding slightly rubbed. . Aimé Henri Paulian was professor of physics at Aix and Avignon. In this book, the author's purpose was to explain Newton's system. The dictionary of physics was extremely popular and was frequently reprinted and translated. Fine copy of the first edition in three 4to. In quarto / 4to 4125g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Abbildung und Beschreibung einiger sonderbaren und merkwürdigen Schwämme.

      Regensburg Weiß für Montag 1761 - (22,5 x 18,5 cm). 16 S. Mit 1 gefalteten kolorierten Kupfertafel und 2 Holzschnitt-Vignetten. Rückenbroschur. Seltene erste Ausgabe dieser Vorarbeit zu seinem großen vierbändigen Werk über bayerische Pilze. Die Tafel mit 6 verschiedenen Abbildungen von Steinpilzen. - Schäffer (1718-1790) hat eine ganze Reihe von botanischen und zoologischen Untersuchungen durchgeführt und veröffentlicht, ebenso wie Versuche, um Ersatzstoffe für die Papierherstellung zu finden. Sein besonderes Interesse galt jedoch den Pilzen. Seine Werke zeichnen sich durch bemerkenswert exakte Beschreibungen aus. - Stellenweise gering gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig, sonst wohlerhalten. - Volbracht 1877; Uellner 1543; Pritzel 8115; vgl. Nissen BBI 1746 (lateinische Ausgabe) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Relazione de' Funerali solenni celebrati nel Tempio di S. Domenico in Modena per ordine di sua Altezza Serenissima il Signor Duca Francesco III gloriosamente regnante alla fu Serenissima Signora Duchessa Carlotta Aglae.... amatissima sua consorte.

      In Modena, per gli Eredi di Bartolomeo Soliani, 1761. In folio (cm. 30,5); cartoncino colorato coevo; frontespizio in rosso e nero con grande incisione con gli stemmi delle due casate; pp. XXXVI + una grande tavola incisa, più volte ripiegata (cm. 39x57). Uno strappo senza mancanze restaurato nella parte bianca centrale della tavola. Dettagliata descrizione della cerimonia seguita dall'Orazione del P. Giovanni Granelli della Compagnia di Gesù. Axs

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        Per le felicissime nozze delle reali altezze del sereniss. arciduca Giuseppe d'Austria colla sereniss. infanta Isabella di Parma. Lezione detta nella pubblica accademia fiorentina ... dal marchese cavaliere Sigismondo Della Stufa accademico fiorentino e della Crusca

      Andrea Bonducci, 1761. Cm. 36, pp. XXVIII. Bella legatura coeva in piena pelle con ricchi fregi a dorso e piatti. Tagli dorati. Esemplare a larghi margini stampato su carta forte. Piccola menda alla parte bassa del dorso, trascurabili macchiette. Ben conservato Ben conservato. Pubblicazione celebrativa edita in occasione delle nozze tra la diciottenne Isabella di Borbone-Parma e l'imperatore Giuseppe II. L'autore della lezione, tenuta presso l'Accademia fiorentina, fu il marchese fiorentino Sigismondo della Stufa, personaggio di spicco nella vita pubblica della Firenze settecentesca. Rarissima edizione originale, sconosciuta alle principali bibliografie e censita in un unico esemplare nelle biblioteche nazionali e internazionali..

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        Verschanztes Lager des Königs von Preussen bey Bunzelwiz. und der Entwurf des Angriffes, welchen der kais-königl. Feldzeugmeister Baron von Loudon am 3ten September 1761 darauf zu machen Willens war.' und 'Verschanztes Lager vor Breslau Welches des Herren Prinz Karl von Lothringen königl. Hochheit am 22ten November 1757 angriffen und darinn den königlich preussischen Generalleuthenant Prinz von Bevern besiegten':.

      - Kupferstich v. Jakob Adam in Wien n. Joseph von Bourscheid, dat. 1761, 35 x 58,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. A - D, page 7 (Jakob Adam -1748 - 1810- was engraver in Vienna. - He worked for Franz Anton Schraembl and others) - Karte der Umgebung von Breslau und Bunzelwitz mit Einzeichnungen von Truppenstellungen in den Jahren 1757 und 1761. - Jeweils an der rechten Seite die Titelkartuschen. - Unter der Karte 2spaltiger Typendrucktext mit Erklärungen zu den Schlachten. - Sehr selten!

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        Flora Halensis exhibens plantas circa Halam Salicam crescentes secundum systema sexuale Linnaeanum distributas.

      Halle Selbstverlag 1761 - (19,5 x 12 cm). (16) 224 (32 (2w)) S. Dekorativer Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe seines Hauptwerkes. - Der preußische Botaniker Leysser (1731-1815) veröffentlicht hier die Artenvielfalt der heimischen Flora und verwendet als Erster die Nomenklatur Linnés. Von den mehr als 100 in vorliegendem Werk beschriebenen Pflanzen ordnet er etwa 40 erstmals der Hallischen Flora zu. Leysser stand mit Linné in regem Brief- und Meinungsaustausch. - Fürstliches Exlibris auf Vorsatz. Stellenweise gering gebräunt, sonst schönes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Stafleu-Cowan 4483; Pritzel 5266 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kst.- Karte in 4 Blatt nach M. Carlet de la Roziere bei T.C. Lotter in Augsburg, "Le Landgraviat de Hesse-Cassel Meridional et Septentr. avec une Partie du Landgraviat de Hesse-Darmstadt et de la Vetteravie avec une Partie de la Vetteravie".

      - mit altem Grenz- und Flächenkolorit, dat. 1761, 99 x 84 cm Ritter, Die Welt aus Augsburg, p. 50 - Unten rechts eine große Rokokokartusche mit dem Titel, mitte links eine weitere Kartusche mit Erklärungen. Reicht von Höxter im Norden bis Nidda im Süden, im Westen bis Wetzlar und Lippstadt und im Osten bis Marksul. Detailreiche Karte mit Einzeichnung der Schlachten und Truppenaufstellungen im Siebenjährigen Krieg (Warburg, Korbach, Zierenberg, Kassel usw.) samt Datierung; zeigt alle Mühlen, Salinen, Ruinen; Blätter 1+2 mit zusaätzlichem Kopftitel, Blätter 3+4 mit Erklärungen unterhalb der Darstellungen. In 2 Blatt zusammengesetzt.

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        Ideen und Beobachtungen den thierischen Magnetismus und dessen Anwendung betreffend, von Dr. J. Heineken, der Arzeneikunde und Naturlehre ordentlichen Lehrer und Physikus zu Bremen. Erstausg.

      X, [2], 231 S., 1 Bl. (Druckfehler), 8, Pappband d. Zt. mit handschrftl. Rückenschild VD18 11457015 Ackermann II/181. - Johann H. Heineken (1761-1851), Sohn des Professors u. Physikus Philipp Isaac Heineken. Durch den Bremer Arzt Arnold Wienholt (1749-1804) wurde er seit 1792 für die Versuche mit dem sog. thierischen Magnetismus interessiert, mit denen er sich später vielfach beschäftigte. Bis an sein Lebensende war er von der Realität des magnetischen Schlafwandels u. der verwandten Erscheinungen überzeugt. - "H. gehört zu den Ärzten, welche die Lehre vom thierischen Magnetismus einer wissenschaftlichen Kritik unterzogen und ihrer Verpflanzung nach Deutschland Vorschub geleistet haben." (Hirsch/Hübotter: Biographisches Lexikon der hervorragenden Ärzte). - Mit gedruckter Widmung an C.W. Hufeland. - Etwas berieben u. bestossen Rücken geblichen Innendeckel mit Wappenstempel "Archiv der Familie Albers" Vorsätze leicht braunfleckig erstes u. letztes Blatt leicht gebräunt, sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Almanac de poche pour lannee MDCCLIV. Avec la naissance des rois, reines, princes et princesses de lEurope et suivi de pieces agreables et utiles et orne demblemes et dautres figures en taille-douce avec lapprobation de lAcademie Royale des Sciences.

      10,9/6 cm. 1 Bl., 6 Bl. Kalender, 56 Bl., 6 ausfaltbare Tabellen, 4 Bl. Ill. Pergament der Zeit mit reicher Goldprägung und Goldschnitt. Hinterer Deckel länger und als Einstecklasche im Vorderdeckel. Vorsatz: rotes Kiebitzpapier. Vorderdeckel mit handschriftlicher Jahreszahl, Titelkupfer mit kleinem, rotem, undeutlichem Stempel Januar-Kupfer rückseitig mit Stempel (bekränzte Krone). Buchblock im unteren Bereich am Innensteg mit Wurmgang. Recht schönes Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe - für mich in öffentlichen Bibliotheken nicht nachweisbar KVK verzeichnet nur Almanache auf die Jahre 1761 und 1766 ein weiterer Almanach von 1764 im Bestandsverzeichnis der Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek. Die Monatskupfer nicht signiert, oder bezeichnet.

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        Wöchentliche Wappenbelustigung. Erster Band worinnen die Probe und Sieben Stücke Nebst vollständigen Register über alle acht Stücke [= alles Erschienene]. 8 Teile in 2 Bänden.

      Augsburg, Franciscische Akademie freyer Künste, 1761-1765. 4°. Mit zahlr. Kupfertafeln, Textkupfern u. Textholzschnitten. Zus. ca. 900 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. a. 5 Bünden m. goldgepr. Rückenschildern. Erstausgabe dieses reich illustrierten Werkes; auf starkem Papier gedruckt. - Mit einem Nebentitel: „Erster Band Academischer Wappen- Ahnen- und Trachten-Belustigung“. - Handschriftliches Inhaltsverzeichnis und zwei Verzeichnisse der Kupfer beigebunden. Haupttitel und Vorstücke verbunden. - Einbände etw. beschabt u. bestoßen. Vereinzelt schwach wasserrandig. Tlw. leicht gebräunt bzw. stockfleckig. - Krieg, MNE II, 84; Lipperheide RC 24; Kirchner 1021; Henning/Jochums S. 8; ADB XXIV, 563. Versand D: 9,80 EUR Oetter, Wöchentliche Wappenbelustigung, Wappen, Heraldik

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        The Poetical Dictionary; or the beauties of the English poets, alphabetically displayed. Containing the most celebrated passages in the following authors, viz. Shakespear ... Smart, &c. 4 vols.

      J. Newbery, J. Richardson, S. Crowder, ... 1761 xii, 288; [ii], 244; [ii], 276; [ii], 252pp. Contemp. full calf, spines gilt, brown & black labels; sl. chipped. An attractive set. Coat of arms impressed in blind to boards, ownership inscr. on titlepages of Vere Berke, 1763.ESTC T42700. Roscoe A412. Derrick, the friend of Johnson who he introduced to Davies, the publisher but was dismissed by Johnson when asked about his relative merits as compared with Christopher Smart: 'Sir, there is no settling the point of precedency between a louse and a flea'. This dictionary is arranged by subject.

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        Carceri Invenzione G Battista Piranesi Archit Vene

      1761. PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista. Carceri D'Invenzione Di G. Battista Piranesi Archit. Vene. Sixteen engraved and etched plates including title. Plate size: 415-17 x 545-54 mm. Rome: Giovanni Battista Piranesi, before 1770. BOUND WITH: Opere varie di Architettura, prospettiva, groteschi, Antichita. Letterpress title page followed by 17 full page etchings, 5 pages with two smaller etchings and 6 double-page etchings. Rome: Giovanni Bouchard, 1761. BOUND WITH: Trofei di Ottaviano Augusto. Double page letterpress title printed in red and black with large engraved vignette, 9 plates, including 5 double-page, engraved captions printed separately below images. Rome, 1753. BOUND WITH: Antichità Romane de'Tempi della Republica, Parte Prima & Parte Seconda. 30 etchings, comprising 2 etched part-titles, dedication leaf, leaf of inscriptions, leaf of inscriptions and index, and 25 plates. Rome, 1748. Large Folio, 537 x 400 mm, bound in contemporary Italian calf. |~||~||~||~||~||~| A magnificent copy of the Carceri as published by Piranesi in a combination volume, as described by Andrew Robison. This is the first printing of the "dark" series of Carceri after Piranesi radically reworked the engraved plates, adding substantial details and, more particularly, heightening the light and dark tones and infusing the images with dramatic shadows and disturbing, haunting imagery. A large-margined, fresh copy on thick paper, printed and published by Piranesi himself. Piranesi originally etched a set of 14 plates during the late 1740s, issued anonymously under the title Invenzioni Capric di Carceri all Acqua Forte Datte in Luce, published in 1750. This first series must be viewed as an intensely private work, not for the audience that his Prima Parte di Architetture, e Prospettive (1743) nor his Vedute di Roma (1748-1788) were intended, i.e., visitors on the Grand Tour. The first issue etchings exhibit more purely decorative inventions that can be viewed as an experiment in a "Venetian" graphic style. However, something changed between 1750 and 1760 when Piranesi went back to the Carceri plates and began to rework them, adding extensive detail to the plates, creating two complete new engravings and, most importantly, impregnating the plates with double biting of harsh black diagonals, enclosing the spaces with nightmarish light and dark contrasts and gloomy shadows, and emphasizing the instruments of torture: chains, ropes, metal cables, iron grills, gallows, spiked wheels, powerful and sinister indistinct instruments, large block and tackle pulleys, and endless stairways heading up and down but offering no exit. "The disturbing psychological atmosphere of these architectural fantasies has caught the imagination of many artists over succeeding centuries. Their menacing, exotic atmosphere inspired the Romantics of the 19th century, while the Surrealists of the 20th century admired their irrational portrayal of objects in space" (St. Louis Public Library, The Steedman Exhibit). The numerous writers and artists that came under the spell of Piranesi's Carceri would have found but little inspiration in the early states of the Carceri series. "In this series of variations on a theme, Piranesi attacked his copperplates with a boldness and spontaneity unmatched in any other work of his time. One of his goals seems to have been a thorough exploration of the tools and techniques of the etching medium" (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, The Round Tower: Plate 3 of Carceri, ca. 1749-60). Condition: Plates in superb dark impressions with considerable burr.Very fine condition with large margins, engraved plates on thick Roman paper. Robison, Piranesi Early Architectural Fantasies, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Etchings, 29-44. Hind, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, A Critical Study III, 1-16, state III. Wilton-Ely, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, The Complete Etchings 26-41.

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        Guitarra española, y vandola en dos maneras de Guitarra, Castellana, y Cathalana de cinco Ordenes, la qual enseña de templar, y tañer rasgado, todos los puntos naturales [with, as issued] Tractat breu, y explicado dels punts de la Guitarra, en Ydioma Cathala

      1761 - One of the first treatises on guitar-playing, illustrated with a didactic pair of woodcuts. N.d. [1761 & 1766]. Gerona. Joseph Bró, Impresor. 12mo (170 x 125 mm). 4 ff., 56 pp. Recent quarter brown leather over marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, lettering piece. 2,500 $ A rare early and bilingual edition, in Spanish and Catalan, of this important treatise on guitar-playing, one of the earliest of the kind ever made in Spain; the first edition of this work is often considered the first important work on the playing of guitar, this edition includes a translation to Catalan, and enhanced with two-full page woodcuts illustrating the placing of fingers on the strings to make teaching more didactic. Palau, 10768. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue des tableaux, dessins, estampes, et bosses

      - Chez Didot l'aîné, A Paris 1761, In-12 (10,5x18,5cm), 35pp. (1), relié. - Edition. Rileggere la metà marocchino verde a bradel, eseguita su brochure. dorato. cappette di frizione e cordoli. buona copia Il catalogo contiene 162 dipinti, tra cui molti di Hyacinthe Rigaud, 74 disegni tra cui alcuni Rembandt, 20 sculture e oltre 180 stampe. Hyacinthe Collin de Vermont era pittore del re e il vice rettore dell'Accademia reale di pittura e scultura. Di fronte ad ogni voce di catalogo, i numeri scritti a mano. Ex libris inciso XIX: Enry - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Relire en demi maroquin vert à la bradel, réalisée sur brochure. Titre doré. Frottements en coiffes et bordures. Bon exemplaire Le catalogue contient 162 tableaux dont plusieurs de Hyacinthe Rigaud, 74 dessins dont plusieurs de Rembandt, 20 sculptures et plus de 180 gravures. Hyacinthe Collin de Vermont était peintre ordinaire du roi et adjoint au recteur de l'Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture. En face de chaque entrée du catalogue, des chiffres manuscrits. Cette vente a eu lieu le 14 novembre 1761 à Paris. Ex libris gravé du XIXe : Enry. Ex-libris de la bibliothèque d'Henry Pannier encollé sur le premier contreplat : un petit panier encadré des initiales « ENRY » et de la devise « Les montre mais ne les prête ». Henry Pannier (1853-1935) fut marchand-éditeur de porcelaines, cristaux et meubles, il dirigea avec son frère Georges l'Escalier de Cristal de 1885 à 1923.  

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        Saggi di naturali esperienze

      VENEZIA: Presso Giambatista Pasquali, 1761. rilegato. BUONO. 11,5 18,3. USATO

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        Le voyageur philosophe dans un pais inconnu aux habitans de la terre (.). Par Mr de Listonai (pseudo. de D.-J. de Villeneuve).

      - Amsterdam, Aux dépens de l'éditeur, 1761. 2 volumes in-12, plein veau marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs richement ornés de caissons fleuronnés et cloisonnés, pièces de titre de veau bordeaux, filets sur les coupes, tranches rouges, xxiv, 339 p., (1) p. d'errata et vi, 384 p. Edition originale et unique de cette utopie attribuée, à sa sortie, à Tiphaigne de La Roche ("Annales typographiques", 1762, t.II, p.165), attribution crédible. Ce n’est que par la suite que l’on attacha cet écrit à Daniel Jost de Villeneuve, auteur dont on ne sait rien. Voyage utopique dans la lune par le moyen d'un vaisseau interplanétaire. C’est sur la face cachée que les passagers découvrent le peuple des Sélénites, et, en toutes choses "le siècle des Lumières parfaitement réalisé" (A. Soboul, ‘Utopies au siècle des Lumières’) : gouvernement, urbanisme, sciences et techniques (Newton est mis à contribution), éducation, lettres et arts, économie politique, relations entre les sexes, religion Parmi les inventions on relève le "verre ductile et malléable", utilisé pour faire des meubles ou le moyen de parcourir la distance de Paris à Rouen en 48 minutes, par la suspension de l’air. Jean-Michel Racault (‘L’utopie narrative’, p. 265-269), livre une interprétation originale de cet ouvrage et de son projet social : "mettre la pulsion individualiste au service de l’harmonie sociale ( ). Pédagogie du progrès ( ) et vulgate des Lumières qui inspireront la première révolution bourgeoise". L'ouvrage a été mis à l'index en janvier 1763. (Hartig & Soboul, ‘Utopie en France au XVIIIe siècle’, n°323. Negley, 1141. 'Utopies au siècle des Lumières', 034/5. Versins, à l’article « Listonai », p. 540). Bel exemplaire, très bien relié à l'époque. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Histoire de l'Université de Paris, depuis son origine jusqu'en l'année 1600.

      - Paris, Desaint & Saillant, 1761. 7 forts volumes in-12, plein veau havane marbré de l'époque, dos à 5 nerfs ornés de compartiments fleuronnés et cloisonnés, filets sur les coupes, tranches jaspées. Edition originale. Le livre XII et dernier, au tome VII, est suivi d'une "Dissertation sur les origines de l'université de Paris" (p. 90-164) et d’une table générale des matières pour l’ensemble des volumes. Histoire érudite et très complète des institutions d’enseignement à Paris, depuis les origines sous Charlemagne. L’auteur a pris pour base le monumental ouvrage composé en latin par Egasse du Boulay, ‘Historia Universitatis Parisiensis’ (1665-1673), en accompagnant son essai de tables particulières, par volume, d’une très importante table générale, de notes et de citations. L'auteur qui fit une longue carrière dans l’enseignement devint "Professeur Emérite de Rhétorique en l'Université de Paris, au Collège de Beauvais". ('Bibliothèque historique de la France', n°44625. Brunet, V, 661). Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionnaire de Physique

      1761 - 3 volumes, XVI-L-620-[2] + À Avignon, chez Louis Chambeau, 1761, in-4, 3 volumes, XVI-L-620-[2] + XLVIII-621 (chiffré par erreur 921) + XXIV-528-[2] pp, 16 pl, veau marbré de l'époque, dos à nerfs et fleuronnés pièce de titre havane et tomaisons tabac, Première édition, rare. 16 planches dépliantes gravées sur cuivre et belles vignettes en taille-douce imprimées sur les pages de titre et en tête de chaque volume. Ce dictionnaire fut extrêmement populaire durant tout le XVIIIe siècle et une partie du XIXe. Il s'inscrit dans la droite ligne de l'enseignement de la physique expérimentale mis en place par l'abbé Nollet. Avec celui de Brisson, le disciple de Nollet, cet ouvrage fut à la base de l'enseignement de la physique. Il fut très souvent traduit et réimprimé ; on a pu compter en France neuf éditions jusqu'en 1789. Ex-libris manuscrit du Séminaire des Missions étrangères de Québec, daté 1802 ; les 3 premiers feuillets de chaque tome sont poinçonnés de l'ex-libris "OFM QUEBEC" Bel exemplaire. Poggendorff II, 379. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Inscriptiones Piceni sive Marchiae Anconitanae infimi aevi Romae exstantes opera et cura D. Petri Aloysii Galletti Romani monachi Casinensis in Biblioth. Vatic. linguae Latinae scriptoris collectae

      Roma: Typis Generosi Salomonj bibliopolae, 1761. First Edition. Hardcover. [vi], 200pp. Contemporary full vellum, spine with brown label lettered in gold, all edges sprinkled red. Engraved title page printed in black and red. Includes an index of names and places. Old worm holes affecting the top corner of some of the leaves, and the spine panel. Internally very clean but for some sporadic foxing. A bright, very good+ copy. Graesse III.19. ; Quarto.

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        BOUND VOLUME OF FRANKLIN AND BRADFORD IMPRINTS &c. Philadelphia 1754-1761. 1) Pope's Essay on Man (Dunlap, 1760); 2) Rutty's The Liberty of the Spirit and of the Flesh Distinguished... (Franklin & Hall, 1759); 3) Hall's A Mite into the Treasury (Franklin & Hall, 1758); 4) Dell's The Doctrine of Baptisms... (Franklin & Hall, 1759); 5) (Husband) Some Remarks on Religion...(Bradford, 1761); 6) Prince of Conti's Extracts of Several Treatises wrote by the Prince of Conti...Concerning Stage Plays ... (Bradford, 1754)

      Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin, D. Hall, William Bradford, William Dunlap, 1761. Hardcover. Good. Bound volume of six rare Philadelphia imprints including 3 Franklin imprints and 2 Bradford imprints. 8vo, old calf, rear board detached, general wear, contents good to very good, the Pope lacking title page and beginning on p. 9 but with engraved frontispiece, dedication poem by Mr. Somerville, table of contents, Pope's poem complete; last page (67/68) with some loss of paper and text. Rutty's Liberty of the Spirit has a couple spots to pp. 3/4 that have bleached a word or two out else very good, 64 pp, complete. David Hall's A Mite into the Treasury, very good, complete, 53 (1) pp. Dell's Doctrine of Baptisms, very good, complete, 43 (1) pp. Husband's Some Remarks on Religion has some wear to title page (tears to bottom and top edge near gutter, and a 3 x .5 inch clipped piece from lower outer edge, loss of part of a word, otherwise nice and complete, 36 pp. Conti's Extracts...Concerning Stage Plays, very good, complete, 47 (1) pp including the Postscript by the editors. All pages show some tanning and occasional brown spots and some use. Old inscriptions to flyleaf from 1809 and 1862. Miller (Franklin) 719, 683, 702. Evans 8885 (Husbands). Evans 7175 (Conti). Rare volume, many of these individually fetching high prices at auction.

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        Studholme Hodgson

      June 30, 1761. Document Signed, <I>"S Hodgson"</I> as Colonel of the fifth Regiment of Foot, Major General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces employed on an Expedition & dated June 30, 1761, one page, 8" X 12.5" with docketed integral leaf, addressed to Charles Bimbridge Esq. / Deputy Paymaster General, from the Palais at Belle Isle. <br /><br />In full, <I>"By Virtue of the Power and Authority to me given and granted by His Majesty in this behalf, I do hereby direct and require that out of the Treasure in your hands for the use of the Forces under my Command you do advance without deduction unto Lieutenant George King of His Majesty's Ninetieth Regiment of Foot Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Hugh Morgan, the Sum of Six Hundred and Thirty four Pounds Five Shillings Ster. Value upon account of the Subsistence of this said Regiment, and for so doing this with the Acquittance of the said Lieut. George King shall be your Warrant and Discharge. / Given at Head Quarters Palais the 30th day of June 1761. In the first year of His Majesty's Reign. / (signed) S Hodgson / By His Excellency's Command / (signed) Th A Pincke"</I>. Light soiling and edge wear, with small splits at folds along right margin; overall near fine condition with dark, highly legible text and signature. <br /><br />The Seven Years' War (1756-1763), the European counterpart to the French and Indian War (1754-1763), began officially between France and England on May 15, 1756, when England made a formal declaration of war. Actually, fighting had been going on in America for two years. The war involved all the major European powers and did not go well for England until the elder William Pitt came to power in 1756. He concentrated on fighting the French and sent badly needed troop reinforcements to North America. The Treaty of Paris, signed by Great Britain, France, and Spain on February 10, 1763, ended the Seven Years' War and its American counterpart, the French and Indian War (1754-1763). Worldwide, France was humbled and the treaty marked the start of the colonial and maritime supremacy of Great Britain. Britain's success was costly, however, and Parliament's attempt to cover its debts and to pay for a continuing military presence in America by direct taxation of the colonists soon caused strained relations between mother country and colonies. The 90th (or Colonel Morgan's) Irish Light Infantry, of 1759-63, was raised in Ireland, and the papers of the day speak in glowing terms of its fine appearance when first brought over to England. It was employed at the famous siege of Belle Isle on June 7, 1761. Protected by a fleet under Admiral Keppel, 8,000 British troops led by General Hodgeson landed under enemy fire and after difficulty forced the surrender of the garrison of Palais, the main town. British casualties were 700, many more than the French. It was was also much distinguished in June 1762 when British troops and naval units (Earl of Albemarle and Admiral Pococke) laid siege to Havana. They took Moro Castle, key to the defense, by storm and after two months captured the city. It was disbanded in England at the peace of 1763.

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        The Poetical Works. With Notes of various Authors, By Thomas Newton, D.D. In three Volumes.

      London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1761 - 3 volumes, quarto (282 x 230 mm). Contemporary speckled calf, spine rebacked to style with raised bands, gilt rules either side and red morocco label, red sprinkled edges. Some rubbing to covers, corners worn, pages clean and bright with very minor irregular blemishes. A very good set. Engraved portrait frontispieces to vols. I and III by George Vertue and 17 plates by Francis Hayman. A later 18th-century printing of Milton's poetical works, edited by the biblical scholar Thomas Newton (1704-1782). Newton first published a two-volume annotated edition of Paradise Lost in 1749, followed by a complementary volume in 1752 to include Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Poems. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of the fifth edition of Newton's annotated Paradise Lost, and volume 3 is a reprint of the 1752 new edition. As well as an extended "Life of the Author", Newton includes various essays on the poem by writers such as Addison and Marvell.

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        IL FORESTIERE ISTRUITO DELLE COSE PIU' RARE DI ARCHITETTURA, E DI ALCUNE PITTURE DELLA CITTA' DI VICENZA. Dialogo.

      Vicenza, nella Stamperia Vendramini Mosca, 1761. In-8 p. (mm. 231x166), mz. pelle con ang. coeva (restaur.), filetti e tit. oro su tassello al dorso, pp. 119, ornato da testatine, grandi capilettera e finali xilografati; con vignetta al frontespizio e un ritratto del Marchese Mario Capra (cui è dedicata l'opera) inc. in rame. Il volume è molto ben illustrato f.t. da 36 tavole (28 sono ripieg. o più volte ripieg.), tutte inc. in rame da Cristoforo Dall'Acqua. "Prima edizione" di questa guida, scritta sotto forma di dialogo, in cui sono descritti per lo più gli edifici palladiani di Vicenza. Cfr. Fowler Collection,43 - Schlosser Magnino, p. 568 - Berlin Katalog,I,2709 - Fossati Bellani,II,2512. Due tavv. restaur. per picc. strappi, lievi tracce d'uso ma complessivam. esemplare ben conservato.

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        The Commentaries, Or Reports of Edmund Plowden, Of the Middle-Temple..

      1761. First Edition of Plowden's Reports in English Plowden, Edmund [1518-1585]. The Commentaries, Or Reports of Edmund Plowden, Of the Middle-Temple, Esq; An Apprentice of the Common Law, Containing Divers Cases upon Matters of Law, Argued and Adjudged in the Several Reigns of King Edward VI. Queen Mary, King and Queen Philip and Mary, And Queen Elizabeth. Originally Written in French, And now Faithfully Translated into English, And Considerably Improved by Many Marginal Notes and References to All the Books of the Common Law, Both Ancient and Modern. To Which are Added, The Quaeries of Mr. Plowden, Now First Rendered into English at Large, With References, And Many Useful Observations. In Two Parts. With Two New Tables, More Compleat than any Yet Published, The One, Of the Names of the Cases, The Other of the Principal Matters. [London]: Printed by Catharine Lintot, and Samuel Richardson, 1761. vi, [2], 401, [3], 403-567, [1]; 15, [1]; [2], 68; [48] pp. Two parts. Part II has a separate title page beginning: The Second Part of the Commentaries... with the imprint: "London: Printed for the Translator..., 1761." Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Pagination and register continuous. Text complete. Folio (14" x 9"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, blind tooling to board edges, hinges mended. Light rubbing, scratches and some shallow scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to board edges, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Moderate toning, light foxing in a few places, faint dampstaining to heads of preliminaries near gutter, light soiling and faint offsetting from frontispiece to title page, which has a small early repair and "1776" in tiny hand near its upper corner. A handsome copy. $1,000. * First edition in English. Covering the years 1550-1580, Plowden's Reports "In every sort of professional excellence...rank among the best reports of any age" (Wallace). The translation has a great number of additional notes and references. Two works are appended to Part II: the case of "Basset and Morgan versus Manxel. at Serjeant's Inn" and Plowden's "Quaeries." These works have individual title pages and paginations. Wallace, The Reporters 143-153. English Short-Title Catalogue T144729.

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        The Poetical Works.

      London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson,, 1761. With Notes of various Authors, By Thomas Newton, D.D. In three Volumes. 3 volumes, quarto (282 x 230 mm). Contemporary speckled calf, spine rebacked to style with raised bands, gilt rules either side and red morocco label, red sprinkled edges. Engraved portrait frontispieces to vols. I and III by George Vertue and 17 plates by Francis Hayman. Some rubbing to covers, corners worn, pages clean and bright with very minor irregular blemishes. A very good set. A later 18th-century printing of Milton's poetical works, edited by the biblical scholar Thomas Newton (1704-1782). Newton first published a two-volume annotated edition of Paradise Lost in 1749, followed by a complementary volume in 1752 to include Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and the Poems. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of the fifth edition of Newton's annotated Paradise Lost, and volume 3 is a reprint of the 1752 new edition. As well as an extended "Life of the Author", Newton includes various essays on the poem by writers such as Addison and Marvell.

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        The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the use of the Church of England: Together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches.

      Cambridge: John Baskerville, 1761 [1762].. 'PRIDE AND PREJUDICE' ASSOCIATION. Third impression of the FIRST BASKERVILLE EDITION, owned by the family of Bishop Porteus (1731-1809), notable Abolitionist, Church reformer, and basis for the character of Mr. Collins in Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'. Large octavo (25 x 17cm), unpaginated. In contemporary red full morocco, recently re-backed with original gilt-decorated spine pasted over new spine. Elaborate gilt decoration to board borders. Marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Bookplate of William Wade Porteous, notable bibliophile and collector, to front pastedown. Large calligraphic ownership inscription of Francis Thompson of Helperby, sister to Bishop Porteus, in black ink to flyleaf dated 1775. Repairs to corners and moderate wear to boards; wear and darkening to original leather pasted over new spine. Good overall, restored to an attractive and usable condition.

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