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         Lettres sur le Commerce des Grains.

      Amsterdam et Paris, Desaint, 1768. - in-12. XII. 324pp. Cartonnage vert postérieur (début du 19e siècle, coiffes un peu frottées). Edition Originale de ce texte important de l'école physiocratique. "Echaudés par la mauvaise récolte de l'année d'avant, les partisans de la liberté de commerce publièrent ce recueil pour aider l'administration, avertir le peuple, et lui inculquer quelques notions économiques, afin d'enrayer une nouvelle disette. Toutes ces lettres ne sont donc qu'un plaidoyer et une démonstration pour la nécessité d'une liberté totale du commerce des grains et l'abolition de tout monopole" (INED). Cachet ancien sur le titre. Bon exemplaire. INED, 3202. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         L'innocence du premier âge en France. (La rose ou la feste de Salency; L'isle d'Ouessant).

      Paris, De Lalain 1768 - With engr. pictorial title signed J.M. Moreau le jeune 1768, engr. plate by Moreau after Greuze dated 1768, engr. head-piece by Moreau, engr. title and 7 leaves of engr. music (La Musique avec accompagnement de harpe, &. par Mr. M.Y. XVI, 52 pp., 1 leaf, pp. (65)-103, 1 leaf, pp. 107-120. 8vo. Contemp. calf, spine with label gilt (slight rubbing to outer hinges). Paris, De Lalain, 1768. The title "L'innoncence" is from de Sauvigny's (c. 1730-1809) novel "Histoire amoureuse de Pierre-le-Long, et de sa très-honorée dame Blanche Bazu", first published in 1765. The present second edition should comprise this novel, as well as "La Rose", "La Cour d'amour", and "L'Isle d'Ouessant", our copy is made up of only two of these four works, and lacks the engraved pictorial title described by Cohen. It does include the 14 pages of music called for. The book is dedicated to Madame la Comtesse de G(enlis) who wrote favourably about "Pierre-le-Long". - Light browning. - Cf. Cohen/de Ricci 148; Lewine 62 (cites separate editions of "La Rose", 1768 and "L'Isle", n. d.); Sander 159; Quérard, La France littéraire, I, 335 (La Rose). LITERATURE: FRENCH ; ILLUSTRATED BOOKS (BEFORE 1900) ; [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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         Versuch über die Geschichte der bürgerlichen Gesellschaft. aus dem Englischen übersetzt

      Leipzig: Junius 1768 - goldgepr. Halbleder-Einband des 19. Jahrhunderts mit marmorierten Deckeln, Einband am Rücken etwas berieben, Ecken bestoßen u. wenig aufgeplatzt, Titelblatt mit altem Namenszug ( C. v. Kaltenborn), Bibliotheksexemplar mit Aufkleber derselbigen im Deckel und Stempeln auf Titelblatt, Papier leicht gebräunt, vereinzelte zarte Marginalien in Bleistift, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. 437 S., 21 cm x 13 cm Deutsch 1000g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Opera. Recensuit J. N. Lallemand. 14 Bände

      Paris, Saillant, Desaint & Barbou 1768 - (16:9 cm). Mit gestochenem Porträt von Cathelin nach Rubens. - Ledereinband der Zeit mit je 2 Rückenschildern, Rücken-, Steh- u. Innenkantenvergoldung, Deckelfileten und. Goldschnitt; berieben und etwas bestoßen; Bd. 5 mit Wurmgang am Rückdeckel. - Schweiger II, 108: „zu einigen Texten benutzte Lallemand Handschriften und verbesserte danach den Text. Zu Ende eines jeden Bandes stehen Noten, welche die aufgenommenen Lesarten rechtfertigen sollen“; Brunet II, 12: "Un bon texte, des notes rédigées avec une habile concision". - Dekorativ gebundenes Expl. der gesuchten Barbou-Ausgabe „mit kurzen aber gehaltvollen“ kritischen Noten am Ende eines jeden Bandes. „Schönste und beste Ausgabe der Barbon’schen Suite“ . Vgl. Ebert: Allgemeines bibliographisches Lexikon, I, 332. - Vereinzelt gering gebräunt, Titel gestempelt; ganz vereinzelt mit Tintenfleck. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Les Jeux de la Fortune, par M. De S***.

      A Amsterdam (Lille), 1768. - in-8. 2ff. 220pp. Plein veau marbré, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque restaurée). Edition Originale rare de ce roman imprimé à Lille, mettant en scène les aventures d'un jeune Espagnol en Europe. Persécuté par sa mère, la baronne de Valletto "qui avait sucé avec le lait les maximes atroces de la fierté espagnole", le protagoniste fuit son pays natal pour se rendre en France, dans les Flandres, puis en Angleterre où il rencontre notamment Mayna, une jeune huronne ramenée d'Amérique par le gouverneur de Worcester. Ecrit par le littérateur Claude Louis Michel de Sacy (1746-1790), auteur en 1775 d'une rare pièce anti-esclavagiste, l'ouvrage contient plusieurs considérations sur les Espagnols, les Anglais et les "Sauvages". Il fut réimprimé à Francfort-sur-le-Mein en 1769. Bel exemplaire. Barbier, II, p. 1001. Cioranescu, 58040. Manque à Palau. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         The Grecian Orders Of Architecture. Delineated And Explained From The Antiquities Of Athens. Also The Parallels Of The Orders of Palladio Scamozzi And Vignola. To Which Are Added Remarks Concerning Publick And Private Edifices With Designs

      London: J. Dixwell for the Author, 1768. First edition. leather_bound. Contemporary full brown calf. Very good. 78 pages. Folio, 47 x 29.5 cm. Engraved vignette on title-page, 28 engraved plates (8 double-page), head and tail-pieces in text. First, and the only edition of Riou's attempt at systematizing Greek architecture. A 1751 archaeological expedition funded by the Society of Dilettanti exposed for the first time the elements of classic Greek architecture. British architects and enthusiasts, including Riou, took up the challenge to emulate the style, giving birth to the Greek Revival movement. Twenty eight engraved plates, some fold-outs. Riou met Stuart and Revett on their way to Athens and spent some time in their company in 1754. This work is dedicated to James Stuart, intended to give wider currency to the discoveries of Stuart and Revell and included a number of plates drawn by the author to show how Grecian features could by incorporated in buildings of basically Palladian character. Bookplate of Thomas Barrett-Lennard, Baron Dacre. BLACKMER 425. COLVIN p. 693. HARRIS 746. Binding rubbed, two small worm holes to text not affecting plates.

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         The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron

      1768 - (Commodore in a late expedition round the World) containing an account of the Great Distresses suffered by Himself and His Companions on the coast of Patagonia, from the year 1740, till their arrival in England, 1746. With a description of St. Jago de Chili, and the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also a Relation of the loss of the Wager man of War, one of Admiral Anson's Squadron. Written by himself.First edition. Frontispiece. 8vo. Later pale half calf, marbled boards, green morocco label to spine, gilt, some light sporadic foxing. [iv], viii, 257pp. London, Midshipman on board the Wager, Byron was amongst the survivors who were shipwrecked off the Chilean coast with Captain David. Imprisoned by the Indians they were later handed over to the Spanish authorities. Byron went on to command the Dolphin in her voyage around the world between 1764 and 1766, later becoming governor of Newfoundland. He was created admiral in 1775. Hill, p232. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Orlando furioso. 4 vols.

      Paris, M. Prault 1768 - With frontispiece portrait of Ariost engr. by Littret (1767), 4 engr. pictorial titles by Godefroy after J. M. Moreau (1768), and 1 engr. plate by Aveline after Cochin. 12mo. Contemp. red morocco, flat spines richly gilt with two labels, gilt arms of King Gustav III of Sweden on upper and lower covers, gilt outer and inner dentelles, edges gilt. Engr. exlibris Robert Foot and ms. inscr. Caroline and Catherine Foot on flyleaves. Paris, M. Prault, 1768. Beautiful set of Ariost's poem in the Italian original, printed in Paris, bound in a fine binding for King Gustav III of Sweden (1746-1792). His reign was a cultural and economic high point in Swedish history. - Brunet I, 438 (Paris, Prault, 1746 and 1768). GENEALOGY - HERALDRY ; BINDINGS ; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Voyage en Sibérie fait par ordre du roi en 1761, contenant les moeurs, les usages des Russes, et l'état actuel de cette puissance, la description géographique et le nivellement de la route de Paris à Tobolsk, l'histoire naturelle de la même route, des observations astronomiques et des expériences sur l'électricité naturelle. Tome 1 & 2 rel. en 3 volumes (sans atlas).

      Paris, Debure père, M. DCC. LXVIII, 1768, - in-folio, Vol. I.1: (2) ff + XXX + (1) f. + 347 p. / Vol. I.2: (2) ff + p. 347-767 (mal ch. 677) / Vol. II: XVI + 627 p. + (2) ff., avec frontispice et 53 planches gravées + 3 cartes (num. IV / V / VI). Intérieur frais, ex-libris gravé ?de la bibliothèque de Mr de Soissan l?Ainé à Avignon? (puis dans le vol. 2, changé à la main ?Mr- Del-Cros?), reliures en basane d?époque, reliures fortement usées (reliures à rest.). Edition originale. Elle est illustrée d'un frontispice, de 3 cartes dépliantes et de 53 planches hors texte (complet selon la table des planches), dessinées par Le-Prince, Moreau le jeune, Caresme de Fécamp et gravées par Duclos, Le Bas, de Launay, Martinet, Saint-Aubin et Tilliard ; vues, costumes, animaux, idoles religieuses, scènes de genre. Élu membre à l'Académie des Sciences en 1759, l'abbé Chappe d'Auteroche fut désigné pour aller observer en Sibérie le passage de Vénus sur le soleil. II partit de Paris en novembre l'année suivante et effectua le trajet entre Saint-Pétersbourg et Tobolsk en traîneau. Le récit de son voyage contient des enseignements scientifiques et de nombreux détails sur les moeurs et le gouvernement de Russie. Le tome II contient une description du Kamtchatka de M. Krascheninnikof. L'atlas, qui manque a notre exemplaire, est composé d'un frontispice et de 30 cartes gravées.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Boucher de La Richarderie, V, 447-448, 454 ; Cohen, 225. [Attributes: First Edition]

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         The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift

      W. Bowyer et al, London 1768 - Twenty-five volumes complete, 1768-1779 - Volume One - [2], 16, 80, xix, [1], 340pp; Volume Two - [5], 6-12, [1], xiv-xxii, 410pp; Volume Three - [14], 412pp; Volume Four - [4], 336pp; Volume Five - [6], ix, [1], iv, 344pp; Volume Six - [8], 308pp; Volume Seven - ix, [1], 431pp, [5]; Volume Eight - iv, 386pp; Volume Nine - iv, 474pp; Volume Ten - iv, 438pp; Volume Eleven - iv, 376pp; Volume Twelve - [2], iv, 384pp; Volume Thirteen - vi, 464pp; Volume Fourteen - xv, [1], 462pp; Volume Fifteen - xxxi, [1], 486pp; Volume Sixteen - viii, 431pp, [1]; Volume Seventeen - [2], xx, 3-644pp; Volume Eighteen - xxxii, 396pp; Volume Nineteen - viii, 416pp; Volume Twenty - viii, 420pp; Volume Twenty-One - viii, 400pp; Volume Twenty-Two - viii, 416pp; Volume Twenty-Three - viii, 448, [2], [449-645] (one page), 646-680pp; Volume Twenty-Four - xv, [1], 695pp, [1] and Volume Twenty-Five - x, 483pp, [3]. Uniform contemporary full calf, smooth spines, divided into six panels by Greek key roll, morocco title label to second panel, oval volume label to fourth, remaining panels with gilt central oval containing grecian vase and volute corner pieces, gilt roll to edges, spot patterned marbled endpapers. Several title and volume labels missing, some volumes slightly chipped to spine ends, some bumped corners and a couple of split joints (especially front joint of volume twenty-four, but holding well), rubbed to extremities, volume twelve has white streaking down the spine but generally externally a decent set. Internally lightly browned very occasionally heavier, with sporadic light foxing, but generally fairly clean, previous owners name scribbled through on ffeps and titles, previous owners armorial bookplate to front pastedown of each volume (John Paul Paul of High Grove, Tetbury), a few small minor flaws, chips and tears. Volume one has eight engravings, volume two has ten (including five maps), volume five has four and volume six has four (a total of twenty-six as called for in this edition). Titles in red and black. Bibliographically complicated but "both large 8vo editions must be considered complete in 25 volumes" (Teerink-Scouten, page 83). Teerink-Scouten 89 (the reprint of the large octavo edition of 1754), with all plates called for Size: 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Peerage of England; Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All Peers of That Kingdom (7 volume set)

      Printed for H Woodfall J Beecroft W Strahan et al, London. 1768 - Fourth edition, 8vo, 7 volumes, over 3000pp in total, numerous engraved coats of arms (full collation on request), bound in full contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt ruled borders to each board, raised bands within gilt rules and a red morocco label to each spine. All bindings are sound with boards securely attached. The joints are cracked in Vols I and II and a few other volumes have short cracks starting. Wear and chipping to spine ends, corners and edges bumped and rubbed, staining to upper board of Vol II, old damp stain to the spine of Vol VII, a few of the pastedowns and endpapers worn and stained. UK shipping will be by UPS or equivalent for £3.35. Overseas shipping will be higher than the ABE default rates and additional charges will be requested. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         25 Rare Antique Prints-ORNAMENT-WROUGHT IRON-NANCY-PALACE-Collin-Lamour-1768

      - 25 Antique prints, titled: 'Receuil des ouvrages en serrurerie que Stanislas le Bienfaisant Roy de Pologne.' - Examples of the wrought iron made for the Royal Palace in Nancy. This includes a few sheets of text and descriptions of the plates, as well as the title and dedication sheets. Etching and letterpress, on hand laid paper. Description: State: Possible proofs, as the caption below each image in written in manuscript ink. Ref: Guilmard 64, consisting of 5 pages of text and 20 folio sheets with etchings. Rare set. Artists and Engravers: Made by Domenique Collin after Jean Lamour. Domenique Collin (1725-1781) was active in Nancy as engraver to Stanislas, king of Poland. Jean Lamour was actiev as blacksmith and became famous with the ironwork he made for the Royal Palace of Nancy. Condition: Good, given age. some damaged corners, tears and soiling. All sheets with a horizontal fold. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: LA-B2-01/06 The overall size is ca. 16.9 x 22.4 inch. The image size is ca. 16.9 x 22.4 inch. The overall size is ca. 43 x 57 cm. The image size is ca. 43 x 57 cm.

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         The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex Compiled from the Best and Most Ancient Historians ( Complete in 2 Volumes )

      London: T. Osborne, 1768. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 14 x 9 inches. Collation, xxviii,518pp, 646pp, 9 folding maps, 8 plates. Lacking 3 plates from list of plates in volume 2, but with additional plates/maps not on list. Although a variant edition, [ some editions were bound without plates ], probably lacking some plates. Bound in half calf, calf corners, raised bands, gilt tooling within compartments, full coloured edges. Calf lightly rubbed, slightly faded. Both bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, one map incorrectly folded. Pages and plates in good condition. A good set, in very good solid bindings. . First Edition. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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         Institutes au droit criminel, ou principes generaux sur ces matieres suivant le droit civil, canonique, et la jurisprudence du royaume, avec un traité particulier des crimes.A Paris, chez Le Breton , 1768.

      A Paris, chez Le Breton 1768 - Cm. 25,5, pp. xiv (2), 524. Leg. coeva in piena pelle, dorso a 5 nervi con titoli su tass. e ricchi fregi in oro agli scomparti; tagli rossi. Minime tracce d'uso alla legatura; trascurabili e sporadiche fioriture o macchiette. Esemplare ben conservato. Pierre-François Muyart de Vouglans (1713-1791) fu tra i principali criminalisti francesi del Settecento; le sue teorie sul diritto criminale s'incardinavano ancora pienamente nella visione esclusivamente inquisitoria del processo penale, affrancandosi quindi in modo radicale dalle nuove dottrine che si affacciavano in Europa nella seconda metà del Settecento. Raro. Cfr. Kvk. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Volume XXXVIII (38) January to December 1768

      D Henry; F Newbery, London 1768 - iii, 625pp, [xi] + plates. 20 b/w plates (9 fold-out). G : in Good condition without dust jacket. 20th century binding with new eps. Some foxing and set-off [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A Compleat List of all the Common and Statute

      1768. The First Annotated English Legal Bibliography [C] Worrall, John [d. 1771], Compiler. Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A Compleat List of All the Common and Statute Law Books of this Realm, And Some Others Relating Thereunto, From Their First Publication to Michaelmas Term 1768, Giving an Account of Their Several Editions, Antient Printers, Dates, And Price, And Wherein They Differ. A New Edition, With Improvements: To Which is Added, A List of the Principal Scotch Law Books, And Some Relating to Ireland. London: Printed for J. Worrall and B. Tovey, 1768. [ii], [12], 144 pp. Title page preceded by advertisement leaf, usually bound at rear of text. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Recent cloth, gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, partial crack in text block between advertisement leaf and title page, early owner signature to recto of advertisement leaf. $500. * Later edition. The first annotated English legal bibliography, it remains an important reference due to its excellent annotations, many gathered from leading authorities of the time, and comparative bibliographical information. John Worrall, believed to be the first law bookseller, issued the first edition in 1732, and published numerous editions during his lifetime. Friend, Anglo-American Legal Bibliographies 138. English Short-Title Catalogue T145171.

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         Antique Master Print-GENRE-CHARLATAN-QUACK-VILLAGE FAIR-Bijlaert-Van Goyen-1768

      - Antique Master Print, untitled. A charlatan or quack at a village fair Printdrawing on laid paper paper. Watermark: A printdrawing is a work of art made to simulate a drawing, using a combination of graphical techniques including roulette, mezzotint, crayon / stipple engraving, etching and aquatint etching. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. State: Only state Ref: Van Huffel 53 Artists and Engravers: Made by 'Jan Jacob Bijlaert' after 'Jan van Goyen'. Jan Jacob Bijlaert (1734-1809) made several very nice printdrawings. He was active in Haarlem. Jan van Goyen (1596-1656) was a famous Dutch landscape painter from The Hague. Condition: Very good, given age. No margins, as published, signed in pen verso. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: LA-B3-29 The overall size is ca. 10.8 x 7 inch. The image size is ca. 10.8 x 7 inch. The overall size is ca. 27.5 x 17.7 cm. The image size is ca. 27.5 x 17.7 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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         Discours sur les miracles de Jésus-Christ

      1768 - Plein veau brun , triple filet doré encadrant les plats (reliure du dix-neuvième siècle de Thouvenin). Deux tomes en un volume in-8 (162x101 mm), 261-(1 bl.)- viii-239-(1 bl.) pages Dos abîmé avec manque de cuir . Première édition en Français. D'après M. J. Vercruysse, "D'Holbach et ses amis, 1760-1789", cet ouvrage a été imprimé chez M. M. Rey à Amsterdam vers la fin de novembre 1768, et cette "traduction" attribuée sans preuve au baron P. H. D. d'Holbach. Théologien anglais, Woolston cherche à prouver que les miracles du Christ ne sont en réalité que des Allégories Mystiques. Son ouvrage fut mis à l'Index et Woolston poursuivi en justice pour sa doctrine. Il fut condamné à l'amende et jeté dans une prison où il resta jusqu'à sa mort . Reliure de Thouvenin qui mériterait une restauration, l'intérieur est en parfait état. Exemplaire de Stanislas de Guaita, célèbre occultiste, cofondateur avec Joséphin Peladan de l'Ordre kabbalistique de la Rose-Croix. Bibliophile il avait rassemblé une extraordinaire bibliothèque sur l'ésotérisme qui fut dispersée aux enchères en 1899. Caillet [III, 11482], ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Full brown calf, triple gilt fillet on covers (bound by Thouvenin). Two parts in one 8vo (162x101 mm), 261-(1 bl.)- viii-239-(1 bl.) pages Spine worn with lack of leather . First edition in French. The English theologian, Woolston want to prove that the miracles of Christ are really only Mystical Allegories. His work was put to Index and Woolston sued for his doctrine. He was fined and thrown into a prison where he remained until his death . Caillet [III, 11482], In 8 / 8vo 366g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Delle terme Porrettane.

      1768 - Roma, nella stamperia Giovanni Zempei, 1768, 4to legatura in piena pergamena posteriore con tassello rosso, titoli e fregi dorati al dorso, pp. VI-(2)-283 con incisione in rame al frontespizio, 6 testatine, 6 finalini e 6 capolettera, tutti figurati incisi in rame + 4 tavole incise rame ripiegate (una grande panoramica) f.t. Bell'esemplare a pieni margini con barbe. Prima edizione. Libro interessante sia dal punto di vista storico, sia dal punto di vista scientifico per le analisi delle acque e la spiegazione delle virtù dietetiche e mediche, sia per la bellezza della veste editoriale con le eleganti vignette, i capolettera figurati, le tavole con le piante e le strutture delle Terme. Lozzi 3794 "Raro". Melzi III, 136. Frati 476

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         Antique Print-MAAS-ROTTE-ROTTERDAM-PLAN-de Leth-Covens-1768

      - Antique print, titled: 'Nieuwe platte grond vande stad Rotterdam geleegen aande rivieren de Maase en de Rotte.' - This map shows a new map of the city of Rotterdam situated on the river Maas and Rotte. With extensive key and dual coat of arms. Scarse. Engraving on hand laid paper. Description: A slightly later edition of the original, very scarce map from 1748. This 1768 plan was approved by J. Covens & ZoonArtists and Engravers: Made by 'Hendrik de Leth' after an anonymous artist. Made by 'Hendrik de Leth' after own design. Hendrik de Leth (Amsterdam, 1703-1766). De Leth was a printmaker and draughtsman of landscapes, active in Amsterdam. He was one of the artists who collaborated on Zegepralent Kennemerland, but also published numerous quite beautiful maps. Engraver, publisher and painter, active in Amsterdam, worked for the Visscher family and eventually took over the business. De Leth is better known as an artist and engraver than as a cartographer although his historical atlas of the Netherlands was a very popular work. Condition: Good, given age. Some small stains. Original middle fold, as issued. Light creasing. Remains and slight rubbing from attachment to carrier to the front of the sheet, in margins, not effecting plate or image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: TPC-Expo-P11-28 The overall size is ca. 21.4 x 18.1 inch. The image size is ca. 19.3 x 16.1 inch. The overall size is ca. 54.3 x 45.9 cm. The image size is ca. 48.9 x 41 cm.

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         [Hand-Colored] An account of Corsica, the journal of a tour to that island; and memoirs of Pascal Paoli. By James Boswell, Esq; Illustrated with a new and accurate map of Corsica

      Glasgow: printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly in the Poultry, London, 1768. First Edition of Boswell's first important work, which launched his career and catapulted him to fame. Demy 8vo: xxi,[3],382pp, with final blank and large folding map of Corsica by Thomas Phinn in contemporary hand-color (second state, as per Rothschild, with imprint but without scale of miles, nor division of the margins into degrees, and placed before A1). Armorial bookplate of Westport House, County Mayo, Ireland, the Browne family crest. One of 3500 copies printed, among which are many variants (some described in Tinker), which may be found in any combination. In our copy, complete with "the very rare half-title" (Rothschild), the table of contents (b2) follows the preface (a3-b1); D2 recto is in Rothschild's first state, with the words "John Home" incorrectly placed following the first quotation on p. 51; E2 and Z3 are cancellanses, with "Mariani" spelled correctly (line 24, p. 357). Pottle additional misprints are also present: "141" for "241" in table of contents; broken "E" in "Etruscans" on p. 70, line 17; "feelirg" on p. 137, line 11; "tha the" on p. 172, line 9; "Montgomerÿ" on p. 184, line 4; "speculati-ions" on p. 327, lines 9-10; pp. 93 and 296 are correctly printed (the last words of line 6, p.93, are "prince of" and of line 18, p.296, "of my own"). Full contemporary mottled calf, green morocco lettering piece, all edges stained green, plain period end papers. A superb copy with the magnificent map of Corsica in rare hand-color; foxing to end papers and several quires, a few occasional minor stains, but withal fine. Tinker Library 318. Cox I p. 138. Gaskell (Foulis) 473. NCBEL II 1211. Pottle 24. Rothschild 442. Lowndes 242 ("first and uncastrated edition"). Boswell was a staunch supporter of the Corsican Republic: he took such "childish pleasure in being the chief sponsor of this wild island struggling to become a nation," that, for Garrick's anniversary celebration in honor of Shakespeare, in 1769, he dressed as a Corsican chief. (Cox). "Following the island's invasion by France, in 1768, Boswell attempted to raise public awareness and rally support for the Corsicans. He sent arms and money to the Corsican fighters, and made an arduous and dangerous journey to Corsica to meet General Pasquale Paoli, leader of the insurgents seeking the island's independence from the Genoese. Paoli at first suspected [Boswell] was a spy, but quickly came to like his improbable young visitor, saw an opportunity for promotion of the Corsican cause in Britain, and consented to a series of interviews. . . . With its reports of the gallant islanders and a Plutarchan depiction of Paoli paralleled with several classical heroes, [An Account of Corsica] was an immediate success. The work was widely read and translated [the first edition of 3500 copies was sold out within six weeks, and a second edition (also of 3500 copies) was ready a month or so later], stimulated great interest in Paoli and the Corsican cause, brought its author wide fame in Britain and Europe, and found an interested readership among the Americans. It attracted the notice of the French government (which had a translation made), and though Boswell's ambition for British intervention was not to be fulfilled, he probably influenced Britain's decision to send secret supplies of arms to the Corsicans." (ODNB) An ironic consequence of Paoli's ultimate defeat was that one of the first babies born under the new French jurisdiction was Napoleon Bonaparte, son of Paoli's adjutant. "The Account of Corsica was the book of the hour. Many more copies of it were sold in Boswell's lifetime than either of his great works in the biography of Johnson, and it achieved abroad a much more remarkable success." (Pottle) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine / `.

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         MERLINI COCAII OPUS MACARONICUM, notis illustratum, cui accessit vocabularium vernaculum, etruscum, et latinum, editio omnium locupletissima.:

      Sumptibus J.Braglia Typographi Mantuani ad Signum Virgilii,, Amstelodami 1768 - (Codice AN/1966) Due volumi In 4° (cm 28), (1)LVI-307(18), (6)411 pp. Bellissima edizione figurata. Primo frontespizio in rosso e nero con marca tipografica, ritratto dell'Autore inciso da D.Cagnoni, grande tavola genealogica con stemma ripiegata. Con deliziose fini incisioni in rame: 51 capilettera figurati e 74 vivaci vignette (grandi testate e finalini scenografici). Con ampie note biografiche e in fine del vocabolario mantovano, toscano, latino. Cfr. Brunet, II/1319; Olschki, Choix, 5734. Nitida impressione su bella carta, esente da ingialliture. Legatura mezza pelle antica, fregi e titolo oro, doppi tasselli, tagli colorati. La più accurata e pregiata edizione completa delle opere. Euro 720.00 All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging

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         Lexicon Manuale Graeco-Latinum

      Presso Giovanni Manfrè, VENEZIA 1768 - INTERLINGUE Dizionario di greco e latino risalente alla seconda metà del '700, edizione priva di frontespizio ma ricca di riferimenti, dalla nota dei Riformatori dello Studio di Padova sappiamo che in data 26 Settembre 1768 viene concessa la licenza editoriale a Giovanni Manfrè in Venezia, ci vengono inoltre forniti i riferimenti bibliografici, volume rilegato a tutta pergamena con intestatura in oro in tassello al dorso, coperta con macchie scure sparse, taglio segnato dall'umidità, pagine ben conservate con sporadiche fioriture, testo a tre colonne, all'incipit ad lectorem troviamo capolettera su fondo architettonico in cornice geometrica, richiami presenti

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         Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A Compleat List of all the Common and Statute.

      1768 - The First Annotated English Legal Bibliography [C] Worrall, John [d. 1771], Compiler. Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A Compleat List of All the Common and Statute Law Books of this Realm, And Some Others Relating Thereunto, From Their First Publication to Michaelmas Term 1768, Giving an Account of Their Several Editions, Antient Printers, Dates, And Price, And Wherein They Differ. A New Edition, With Improvements: To Which is Added, A List of the Principal Scotch Law Books, And Some Relating to Ireland. London: Printed for J. Worrall and B. Tovey, 1768. [ii], [12], 144 pp. Title page preceded by advertisement leaf, usually bound at rear of text. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Recent cloth, gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, partial crack in text block between advertisement leaf and title page, early owner signature to recto of advertisement leaf. $500. * Later edition. The first annotated English legal bibliography, it remains an important reference due to its excellent annotations, many gathered from leading authorities of the time, and comparative bibliographical information. John Worrall, believed to be the first law bookseller, issued the first edition in 1732, and published numerous editions during his lifetime. Friend, Anglo-American Legal Bibliographies 138. English Short-Title Catalogue T145171. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         Expériences physiques et chymiques relatives aux commerces & aux arts

      Original French edition translated by M. de Puisieux; illustrated five planks (furnace) containing several figures. Full glossy mottled brown calf. Smooth back decorated. Part of title and volume number in brown morocco. Heads threadbare. Caps Tail Volume II threadbare. The book is distinguished by a remarkable history of alchemical gold, with different experiences to give the color of gold; a history of colors and how to obtain them; Finally, a history of platinum and its mixtures with gold, silver, etc ... The whole falls within the scope of craftsmanship in the production of objects for trade, such as glasses gold color, dyeing black silk ... The author also serves two purposes, not only the technical means to achieve different objects of art but also of recognizing false and workmanship . --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Desaint à Paris 1768 in-12 (9,5x17cm) xl, 400pp. et viij, 392pp. et xij, 410pp. 3 volumes reliés

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         Commentaries on the Laws of England. 4 vols.

      Oxford: printed at the Clarendon Press. 1768-69 - 4to. Vols I & II, third editions, Vols III & IV, first editions. Full contemp. calf, raised bands, red & green gilt labels; joints cracked but firm, surface abrasion to boards. Contemp. signature of W. Jeffreys Jr. dated 1769, and later bookplate of Fort Augustus Abbey. A v.g. clean set. All vols separately cited in ESTC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Antique Master Print-LANDSCAPE-SET-Cats-1768

      - Antique print, untitled. It shows: a set of six landscapes. Etching, on laid paper. Etched by J. Cats. Jacob Cats (1741-1799) originaly came from Altona and worked in Amsterdam as a painter of wallhangings. Especially his drawings are highly regarded. Condition: Very good, thread margins. Uniform set. Some foxing, one print has a small restauration in the top edge General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 3.5 x 2.9 inch. The image size is ca. 3.4 x 2.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 8.8 x 7.3 cm. The image size is ca. 8.6 x 6.9 cm.

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         Opera. Recensuit J. N. Lallemand. Vierzehn Bände (so vollständig). Mit einem gestochenen Porträt Ciceros von Cathelin nach Rubens [Text Lateinisch].

      Paris: Saillant - Desaint - Barbou 1768. Rotes geglättetes Ganzleder der Zeit mit sehr dekorativer Deckel-, Rücken-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergoldung und dreiseitigem Goldschnitt, Klein-Oktav, 16,6 cm. (etwas beschabt und berieben, Kapitale mit kl. Fehlstellen, Gelenke teils etwas angeplatzt, wenig störend, innen nur wenig gebräunt, im Ganzen schöne Exemplare) Dekorative Ausgabe aus dem Besitz des Marquis de Vichy, mit seinem kolorierten Wappen-Exlibris im ersten Band. \"Gaspard Nicolas de Vichy, comte de Champrond, IIIe du nom, seigneur de l`Etang, Villeret, etc., baptisé le 29 août 1699 à Ligny-en-Brionnais, en Saône-et-Loire et mort le 16 juin 1781 au château de Champrond, est un militaire et aristocrate français du XVIIIe siècle.\" (Wikipedia).Schweiger: \"Wahrscheinlich folgte Lallemand dem von Olivet gegebenen Texte. Zu einigen Schriften benutzte er auch Handschriften und verbesserte danach den Text. Zu Ende eines jeden Bandes stehen Noten, welche die aufgenommenen Lesarten rechtfertigen sollen.\" Elegant bindings of good quality in full calf. - Schweiger II, 108; Brunet II, 12. - Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage oder auf unserer Homepage. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Provenance Provenienz]

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         The Works of Shakespeare, from Mr. Pope?s edition. 9 vols.

      Birmingham: Printed & folded by Robert Martin &c. 1768 - Front.; the odd spot, leading f.e.p. sl. torn vol. V. Contemp. half brown calf, red morocco labels; sl. rubbed. Contemp. signature on titlepage of vol. IV. ESTC T138598, the dramatic works only.

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         Recueil de toutes les troupes qui forment les armées françoises. Dessiné et illuminé d?après nature.

      Nuremberg, Gabriel Nicol. Raspe, 1768, - gr. in-8vo, titre gravé + 150 planches coloriées à la main (sur 164) + 1 ff. de table, cartonnage violet d?origine, plats encadrés d?ornements à l?or, dos avec étiquette de bibliothèque. Deuxième édition (la première édition, de 1761, présentait 222 planches). Planches contenues dans le volume: Maison du Roi: n° 13 (seule): ??Garde suisse? / Régiments d?Infanterie: 1-93, sans le n° 48 ?Royal Italien? et 49 ?d?Erlach, Suisse? / Troupes Légères 1-6: / Régiments de Cavallerie 1-35: / Régiment de Dragons. 1-17. Des 13 planches de la première série (Maison du Roi) seulement la dernière est conservée montée en frontispice (planche n. 13). Chacune des planches représente un soldat et un officier de régiment et est accompagnée d'une légende donnant le nom du colonel ou ?mestre-de-camp?, le rang du régiment, la date de création, le nombre de bataillons ou d'escadrons et le nombre d'hommes. Les couleurs sont d?origine et fraiches.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Cohen-De Ricci 862; Colas 2059. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         VARIÈTÈS LITTÈRAIRES , ou RECUEIL de PIECES tant ORIGINALES que TRADUITES , concernant la PHILOSOPHIE , la LITTÈRATURE & les ARTS - 4 VOLUMES [ COMPLET ] 1768 - 1769 - EDITION ORIGINALE

      - Paris . Chez Lacombe . 1768 - 1769 . Edition originale . 4 volumes in-12 en reliure demi cuir de l'époque , dos lisses ornés , plats granité , tranches rouges .Pieces de titre cuir . 4 p , 560 pages / 4 p , 536 pages / 2 p , 579 pages , 3 p / 8 p , 590 pages , 2 p . Manques aux coiffes , pieces de tomaison anciennes ajoutées sur une reliure que en était dépourvue , mors faibles , fissuré au T III , fente partielle au dos du T I . Texte en trés bon état . Ensemble de textes , éclectique , d'une grande qualité littéraire ou historique , rassemblés dans l'esprit des encyclopédistes de l'époque . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         The Form of Process in the Court of Session, And Court of Teinds...

      1768. Scarce Treatise on Procedure in Two Important Scottish Courts Russell, John [1710-1796]. The Form of Process in the Court of Session, And Court of Teinds. To which is Prefixed, A General Account of the College of Justice. Edinburgh: Printed by Sands, Murray, and Cochran. For A. Kincaid and J. Bell, 1768. [ii], ix, [3], 246 pp. 12mo. (6-3/4" x 4"). Recent paper-covered boards with contrasting spine with printed paper title label, endpapers renewed. Light soiling to spine, corners bumped. Moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, later underlining in pencil in a few places. Ex-library. Stamps to a few leaves and verso of title page. $500. * Only edition, one of two issues from 1768. A useful overview of mid-eighteenth century civil procedure in Scotland's supreme civil court and the ecclesiastical court with jurisdiction over the payment and allotment of tithes (teinds). Including both issues, OCLC locates 17 copies, 4 in North American law libraries (Harvard, North Carolina Supreme Court, UT-Austin, University of Virginia). English Short-Title Catalogue N6867.

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         Opere di Niccolo Macchiavelli col aggiunta delle inedite.

      1768 - Londra, s.e., 1768; in-12, 384 + 456 + 498 + 416 + 309 + 255 + 309 + 413 pp, reliures plein veau d'époque, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre rouge, tranches dorées. Les 8 volumes. Le premier volume possède un frontispice, ensuite chaque volume contient une page de titre imprimée, tome 6 quatre gravures, tome 7 trois gravures dépliantes. Chaque volume à un petit papier collé de la taille d'un ex-libris donnant l'adresse où se procurer le volume : Chez Marchal à Metz rue des petites tapes entre la place Saint-Jacques et le café Moreau. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES.

      - Three volumes in four, comprising: Volume I: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771 with a Descriptive Catalogue of all known original drawings and paintings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and original engravings associated with them. Pp. xvi+248(last blank); Volume II: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure 1772-1775 with a Descriptive Catalogue of all known original drawings and paintings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and original engravings associated with the Voyage. Pp. xiv+274; Volume III: The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780 with a Descriptive Catalogue of all known original drawings and paintings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and original engravings associated with the Voyage. In two volumes: Text: Pp. xxii+234(last blank); Catalogue: Pp. viii+235-670(last blank); profusely illustrated in colour and black & white, appendices, bibliographies, indices; super roy. 4to; dust wrappers; contained within a wide brown cloth slipcase; Oxford University Press; Melbourne, 1985-1987. Volumes I & II reprinted; others first editions. *The first edition of Volumes I & II was limited to 500 copies, and quickly sold out. Many of the illustrations were previously unpublished, and the text includes an account of each voyage and notes on the artists. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Early feminine defense

      1768 - Las Mugeres Vindicadas de las calumnias de los hombres. Con un catalogo de las Españolas, que mas se han distinguido en Ciencias y Armas. En Madrid, en la Imprenta de Antonio Perez. 1768. 12º, vellum. 12 hs. + 138 p. Women’s life in science, literature, war, etc. Dedication is to Cayetana Fernandez Miranda de la Cueba, Condesa de las Amayuelas. Engraved vignette on t.p.; headpiece of printer's flowers; footnotes in italic type. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Gründliche Anweisung alle Arten Vögel zu fangen, einzustellen, abzurichten, zahm zu machen, ihre Eigenschaften zu erkennen, Pastarden zu ziehen, ihnen fremden Gesang zu lernen, und sie zum aus- und einfliegen zu gewöhnen. Nebst Anmerkungen über Hervieux von Canarien Vögeln und Joseph Mitelli Jagdlust.

      George Peter Monath, Nürnberg 1768 - (14), 696, (6) S. mit Titelkupfer und mit 44 (von 45) Kupfertafeln, Lindner 11.1591.08; Nissen, Vogelbücher 716; Zweite nach Pernaus Tod erschienene Ausgabe, inhaltlich identisch mit der ersten Ausgabe von 1754, allerdings mit neuem Satz gedruckt. Nebst Titelkupfer gehören zu ersten Teil (Pernaus Vogelfang) 30 teils gefaltete Kupfertafeln, zum anhängigen Teil (Mitellis Jagdlust) gehören insgesamt 15 gefaltete Tafeln, hier ist Tafel 6 lose und Tafel 12 fehlt nebst S. 689/690 (Beschreibung der Tafel). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 580 8°, Ganzleder der Zeit mit 5 Zierbünden, Titel in rot und Schwarz, Rücken berieben und mit kleiner Wurmspur, Ecken und Kapitale bestoßen, Papier vereinzelt leicht braun- oder fingerfleckig, 1 Tafel lose, insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar,

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         Abrégé chronologique de l'histoire ottomane

      - Chez Vincent, à Paris 1768, pet. in 8 (10,5x17,5cm), xxiij, 694pp. (8) et (4) 786pp; (1), 2 volumes reliés. - Edition. Legatoria in piena pelle di pecora marmorizzato periodo di fiera. Indietro con i nervi decorate con le reti. Parti come marocchino rosso e il numero del volume marocco nero. I tappi incassati. Attrito. Buona copia. L'introduzione racconta la storia degli antichi Turchi fino alla fondazione dell'Impero Ottomano. Insieme con la storia ottomana, e spesso opposta, il libro dà la storia dei principi contemporanei in Europa orientale (Ungheria, Polonia, Russia) e in Asia. Si sarebbe in realtà tutti parte dello stesso ceppo, stesse origini, Tartari e degli Unni. Inoltre, le tabelle vengono utilizzati per abbracciare la storia d'Europa, turchi e Asia. Nella sua breve prefazione, l'autore non assume alcuna siccità, punteggiato le sue storie con le note e aneddoti sugli usi ei costumi, e cercando di rendere l'accumulo di fatti ed eventi in forma di storie. In allegato un USIT spiegazioni delle parole turche nel libro. In breve, un suono e la compilazione accurata, cercando di abbracciare la storia di un popolo e il suo posto nella storia del mondo. La giustapposizione di storie contemporanee può affrontare alcuni comprensione del modo di un popolo strettamente connesse alla sua sovrana. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Reliures en pleine basane blonde marbré d'époque. Dos à nerfs ornés de filets. Pièces de titre de maroquin rouge, et de tomaison de maroquin noir. Coiffes arasées. Frottements. Pâles rousseurs éparses. Bon exemplaire.  L'introduction narre l'histoire des anciens Turcs jusqu'à la fondation de l'Empire Ottoman. Parallèlement à l'histoire ottomane, et même souvent en regard, le livre donne l'histoire des princes contemporains d'Europe de l'Est (Hongrie, Pologne, Russie) et d'Asie. Ils feraient effectivement tous partie d'une même souche, de mêmes origines, Tartares et Huns. En outre, des tableaux permettent d'embrasser l'histoire de l'Europe, des Turcs et de l'Asie. Dans sa courte préface, l'auteur se défend de toute sécheresse, ayant ponctué ses récits de notes et d'anecdotes sur les m

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         Les Mémoires de feu Monsieur le Duc de Guise.

      Paris, Edme Martin, Sébastien Mabre-Cramoisy 1768 - in-4, [8]-795 pp., plein veau fauve, dos à nerfs orné, pièce de titre, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). Un coin restauré. Bon exemplaire. Edition originale de ces curieux "Mémoires", en fait rédigés par Philippe Goibaud Du Bois à la demande de saint-Yon, le secrétaire du duc : Henri de Lorraine (1614-1664), cadet, et destiné comme tel au clergé (il fut archevêque de Reims) ne devint cinquième duc de Guise en 1640 que par suite de la mort de son frère aîné le prince de Joinville. Son caractère extrêmement brouillon et instable en fit la fable de son époque. Cet ouvrage ne relate que l'une de ses entreprises, mais certainement la plus extravagante : l'expédition qu'il monta en direction de Naples pour faire reconnaître les prétentions de sa maison sur le royaume des Deux-Siciles, après la révolte de Masaniello (1647), et qui se solda par un lamentable échec (il fut même prisonnier des Espagnols de 1648 à 1652). SHF, Bourgeois & André, 785. Exemplaire de la famille des Ligneris, avec vignette ex-libris contrecollée sur les premières gardes (Rietstap II, 70). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         JOURNAL D'UN VOYAGE A LA LOUISIANE, FAIT EN 1720.

      Paris: Chez Musier, Fils, & Fournier, 1768. - 8,316,[3]pp. Half title. 12mo. Contemporary three-quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Extremities lightly rubbed. Old cancelled institutional stamps on half title. Bookplate on front pastedown. A fresh, clean copy. Very good. A rare account by the commander of the 1720 French scientific expedition to Louisiana, the French West Indies, and the Gulf of Mexico. Vallette Laudun led the first detailed survey made of Louisiana by the French government, three years after the founding of New Orleans and at the height of enthusiasm over John Law's Mississippi Company. "Vallette was the commander of the TOULOUSE, which sailed from Toulon in March, 1720, and reached Dauphin Island, on Mobile Bay, early in July" - Clark. The text consists of 132 letters to an unnamed French lady, which collectively provide a vivid picture of Vallette Laudun's voyage, the French dominions in Louisiana and the Mississippi Valley, and the things Vallette Laudun saw there. The same voyage is described in Laval's sumptuous work of 1728. Not in Servies but should be, as the author led the survey described by Laval, which Servies does include. One of the rarest early publications about Louisiana. HOWES V12. CLARK I:164. BELL V14. SABIN 98393. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 4 (note).

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         L'art de bien faire les glaces d'office; ou les vrais principes pour congeler tous les raffrichemens. La maniere de preparer toutes sortes de compositions, la facon de les faire prendre, d'en former des fruits, cannelons & toutes sortes de fromages…

      1768 - Paris: Le Cerc. 1768. 12mo. Contemporary mottled calf, spine with raised bands, gilt centre tools and lettering; pp. viii + 242+ [iii], engraved frontispiece of chrubs making ices, 2 plates of moulds and utensils; binding a little rubbed, occasional light spotting, notes in ink to flyleaf, very good. First edition. A rare and charming work on making ices, ice creams (fromages) and mousses. Not much is known about Emy, but he was probably employed by an important family and, as he uses the title 'officier', would have been head of a department of professional ice cream makers. This book is written for other professionals, as it describes intricate processes and new and rare ingredients, including a very early reference to pineapples. Previous to this book, ice cream recipes were few and unsatisfactory; this is the first work to deal with ice cream as a serious culinary discipline. Vicaire 328; Quinzio, Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making (Unviersoty of California Press, 2009), pp. 33-40. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vue philosophique de la Gradation naturelle des formes de l'être ou les Essais de la Nature qui apprend à faire l'Homme.

      E. Van Harrevelt, Amsterdam 1768 - In-8 ( 200x125 mm ) plein veau brun marbré, dos lisse orné de fers, filets et fleurons dorés, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin vieux rouge, plats encadrés d'un filet doré, tranches marbrées.260 pages.Edition ornée de 10 planches hors-texte.Avertissement. Errata. Tous les Etres ont été conçus & formés d'après un seul dessein primitif dont ils ont des variations gréduées à l'infini. Première ébauche de la Forme Humaine dans les Fossiles. .De l'intérieur des fossiles. Pierres.Rapports organiques de la Plante avec l'Homme. Des Holothuries ou Verges marines.Les insectes terrestres. De l'Hermaphrodisme de quelques coquillages. Crustacés. Serpens. Les Poissons. Poissons anthropomorphes. Poissons d'Amboine, fort rare. Poisson dans le corps duquel il s'engendre une pierre qui a la figure d'une tête humaine. Les oiseaux. Autruche. Chauve souris. Les Cétacés. Le Diable de mer. Le Lamentin. Ambize. L'Homme marin. Homme marin pêché à Oxford. Espèce de Sirène pêchée en Westsrise. Sept homme marins & neuf femmes marines. Sirène d'une grande beauté. Poisson-femme appelée par les espagnols Pece-muger. Description d'une femme marine que l'on voyait vivante à Paris en 1758. Extrait d'une Lettre écrite de la Martinique par Chretien sur un Homme marin. Cétacés bimanes & bipèdes. Poisson à pieds humains. Quadrupèdes ppieds fourchus. Quadrumanes. Orang Outang. le Satyre, le Barris, Chimpanzée, Jocko, Homme de nuit, Troglodite. Sagoins, Sapajons, Guenons. Gibbon. D'une espèce d'homme marin peut-être quadrumane. De l'Homme et des différentes races humaines. Les Homme à queue. Noirs de l'Isle de Manille qui ont une queue de quatre à cinq pouce de longueur. L'Homme de l'Isle formose qui avoit une queue longue de plus d'un pied toute couverte d'un poil roux & fort semblable à celle d'un boeuf. Les Negres. Les plus laids et les plus stupides sont ceux d'Angola. Les Hottentots. Caffres. Lappons. Sauvages au corps & au visage velus. Les Tartares. Peuples du Thibet les moins laids de tous les Tartares. Les Chinois & Japonais. Indiens, hommes à grosses jambes. Les Persans, Arabes, Egyptiens, Maures. Espagnols, Portugais, François, Anglois, .Tous ces peuples européens sont beaux & bien faits. Les Patagons ou Géants. Les Monstres. Animaux monstrueux. Monstres humains. Les Hermaphrodites humains. - Catalogue de Livres in fine.- Relié à la suite : Les Victimes. Poeme Héroï-Comique en quatre chants. A Amsterdam chez Delalain, 1768.56 pages."Il a pour titre les victimes parce que des animaux domestiques y sont cruellement immolés à l'ambition à la haine à la vengeance réciproques de leurs Maîtres."1 Gravure en frontispice. Anciens

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