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        Traités élémentaires de Calcul Différentiel et de Calcul Intégral. Traduits de l'Italien de Mademoiselle Agnesi, avec des Additions.

      1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque pleine basane marbrée, dos à 5 nerfs orné, Chez Claude-Antoine Jombert, Paris, 1775, IV-500 pp. avec 6 planches dépliantes Etat très satisfaisant (petits accrocs avec petits mq. en coiffes et mors, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799), née à Milan, fut une enfant prodige et l'un des toutes premières mathématiciennes de premier rang. Le présent ouvrage est la première traduction française de la second partie, qui "regarde entièrement l'Analyse infinitésimale", des "Instituzioni Analytiche, ad usi della Gioventu Italiana" publiés en 1748. D'Alembert, Condorcet et Vandermonde autorisèrent sa publication sous le privilège de l'académie des sciences. A sa lecture, le pape Benoît XIV la nomma à l'Université de Bologne, mais son père étant mort, elle choisira le service des pauvres et l'étude de la théologie, particulièrement de la patristique. DSB, I, 75 : "The first woman in the Western world who can accurately be called a mathematician". Français

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        The American Atlas: Or A Geographical Description of the Whole Continent of America.

      London: Printed and sold by R. Sayer and Bennett, 1775. - Broadsheets (22 x 15 4/8 inches). Letterpress title-page (fore-edge a bit frayed, lightly soiled) and index leaf. 22 fine engraved maps on 29 sheets, one full-page the others all folding or double-page by Henry Mouzon, Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson, William Scull, Thomas Jefferys, Samuel Holland and others, all with original hand-colour in outline, one with full-colour (four maps with some faint spotting, a few minor short tears along folds, some occasional minor soiling to sheet edges). Contemporary tree calf (rebacked to stye, a bit scuffed). Provenance: with the small library label of Wolfgang A. Herz, on the front pastedown, his sale "Important Voyages and Travels", Christie's 9th December 2009, lot 222 "ONE OF THE MOST AUTHORITATIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE ATLASES OF AMERICA." (Walter Ristow) First edition, most maps are dated 1775, and some dated 1774. A very important atlas with large maps of 11 of the 13 colonies and of French Canada, of the Revolutionary War era. Jefferys was geographer to the Prince of Wales, later King George III, and the leading map supplier of his day. His "American Atlas" is the most important 18th-century atlas for America, described by Walter Ristow as a "geographical description of the whole continent of America, as portrayed in the best available maps in the latter half of the eighteenth century. as a major cartographic reference work it was, very likely, consulted by American, English, and French civilian administrators and military officers during the Revolution." The atlas contains a number of important maps, including Braddock Mead's "A Map of the Most Inhabited Parts of New England," the largest and most detailed map of New England yet published, and Samuel Holland's "The Provinces of New York and New Jersey." Holland was surveyor for the northern American colonies. Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson's "A Map of the Most Inhabited part of Virginia" is the best colonial map of the Chesapeake region. Lieut. Ross's "Course of the Mississipi" is the first map of that river based on English sources. THE FIRST EDITION IS VERY RARE: with just two copies (including the present when it was sold at Christie's New York in 1983) appearing in American Book Prices Current in the last thirty years. THE MAPS COMPRISE: 1. Braddock Mead (alias John Green). "A Chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans." Published 10 June 1775. Six sheets joined into three. 2. Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg. "The Russian Discoveries." Published 2 March 1775. One sheet. 3. Emanuel Bowen and John Gibson. "A New and Correct Map of North America Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish Dominions." Published 2 July 1775. Four sheets joined into two. 4. Thomas Jefferys. "North America from the French of Mr. D'Anville." Published 10 June 1775. One sheet. 5. Samuel Dunn. "A Map of the British Empire in North America." Published 10 January 1774. One sheet. 6. Thomas Jefferys. "An Exact Chart of the River St. Laurence from Fort Frontenac to the Island of Anticosti." Published 25 May 1775. Two sheets joined into one. 7. Sayer and Bennett. "A Chart of the Gulf of St. Laurence." Published 25 March 1775. One sheet. 8. "A Map of the Island of St. John in the Gulf of St. Laurence." Published 6 April 1775. One sheet. 9. James Cook and Michael Lane. "A General Chart of the Island of Newfoundland." Published 10 May 1775. One sheet. 10. "A Chart of the Banks of Newfoundland." Published 25 March 1775. One sheet. 11. Thomas Jefferys. "A New Map of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island with the adjacent parts of New England and Canada." Published 15 June 1775. One sheet. 12. Braddock Mead (alias John Green). "A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England." Published 29 November 1774. Four sheets joined into two. 13. Samuel Holland. "The Provinces of New York and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania and the Province of Quebec." Published 16 June 1775. Two sheets joined into one. 14. Lewis Evans. "A general Ma

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        I riformatori dello stato di libertà della città di Bologna dal 1394 al 1797.

      Bologna, Regia Tipografia, 1876, tre volumi in-8vo rilegati in mezza tela recente con tasselli blu ai dorsi pp. 189 + 192 + 194-(2). Stampato su carta forte, buona copia.

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        Voyage au pole boreal, fait en 1773 par ordre du Roi dÕAngleterre

      Paris, chez Saillant & Nyon, chez Pissot, 1775, 4to legatura coeva in piena pelle con snodi, titoli e fregi dorati al dorso (in parte ben restaurato) tagli spruzzati, pp. XII-257-(4) con marca tipografica xilografica al frontespizio, testatine xilografiche, con 12 tavole incise in rame e ripiegate fuori testo e numerose tabelle, nel testo, ripiegate. Copia in ottime condizioni. Prima edizione francese. La spedizione del ÒRace de HorseÓ e della ÒCarcasseÓ intrapresa per scoprire un percorso verso l'India attraverso le regioni polari settentrionali  stata bloccate dal ghiaccio a nord di Spitzbergen. La preziosa appendice fornisce osservazioni geografiche e meteorologiche, registrazioni zoologiche e botaniche, notizie per la distillazione dell'acqua dolce dal mare e osservazioni astronomiche. Il viaggio  forse meglio ricordato per il la presenza del giovane Orazio Nelson, caricatore a bordo della "Carcassa" e del il suo incontro con un orso polare. Le pagine da 187 a 208 riguardano la storia naturale, descrivendo balene, uccelli, anfibi, pesci, insetti, crostacei, invertebrati e piante. Nissen ZBI, 3165.

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        BOSTON, 26TH OF JUNE, 1775. THIS TOWN WAS ALARMED ON THE 17TH INSTANT AT BREAK OF DAY, BY A FIRING FROM THE LIVELY SHIP OF WAR; AND A REPORT WAS IMMEDIATELY SPREAD THAT THE REBELS HAD BROKEN GROUND, AND WERE RAISING A BATTERY ON THE HEIGHTS OF THE PENINSULA OF CHARLESTOWN, AGAINST THE TOWN OF BOSTON..

      [Boston: Printed by John Howe, 1775. Folio broadside, 36cm x 22cm. Thomas W. Streeter's copy, with his small sticker on the blank verso. Near Fine."British account of the battle of Bunker Hill" [ESTC], printed in Boston a week after the Battle. The printer, John Howe [1754-1835], was a Loyalist; he witnessed the Battle and wrote this scarce broadside. Recording the responses of British Generals Howe and Pigot as American troops amassed, he describes the heroic British assault on the American left flank: "notwithstanding various Impediments of Fences, Walls, &c. and the heavy Fire they were exposed to, from the vast Numbers of Rebels, and their Left galled from the Houses of Charlestown, the Troops made their Way to the Redoubt, mounted the Works, and carried it. The Rebels were then forced from other strong Holds, and pursued 'till they were drove clear of the Peninsula, leaving Five Pieces of Cannon behind them." "This Action has shown the Bravery of the King's Troops, who under every Disadvantage, gained a compleat Victory over Three Times their Number, strongly posted, and covered by Breastworks. But they fought for their KING, their LAWS and CONSTITUTION."Reese, The Revolutionary Hundred 32, Evans 13842. Streeter Sale 760, with illustration at page 563.

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        VALENCIA. Colegio de Torcedores de Seda] REALES Ordenanzas, concedidas por Su Magestad (que Dios guarde) en Sevilla a 9 de Mayo de 1732. A favor del Colegio de Torcedores de Seda de la Ciudad de Valencia. Vistas por la Real Junta de Comercio, y Moneda. Se reimprimieron siendo Mayoral Primero Francisco Cambra, año 1775.

      - Valencia, Imprenta de la Real Intendencia, 1775, 29,5 x 20,5 cm., cubiertas en papel moderno, portada orlada, con escudo grabado y al verso imagen de San Herasmo, Parón del Colegio de Torcedores de Seda de Valencia + 30 págs. (Es obra muy rara de la que no hemos localizado ejemplares en el Catálogo Colectivo ni en Rebiun). VALENCIA

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        Brouillon d'une pièce en vers de Claude-Joseph Dorat.

      - 1 manuscrit autographe (brouillon) 2 In-4 (vers 1775) D'une écriture difficile à lire. Il est joint un portrait gravé. bon Rare brouillon d'une pièce en vers de Claude Joseph Dorat, mettant en scène Germon et Lafleur, probablement pour le Célibataire, comédie en cinq actes et en vers, jouée par les Comédiens français le 20 septembre 1775, et publiée en 1776. Une quarantaine de vers : «Je sais et ce projet franchement n'est pas bête / Votre air d'honnêteté lui fait tourner la tête [.]». Poète et dramaturge, adversaire des Philosophes, il se ruina dans l'édition de luxe de ses ouvrages. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE AND HISTORICAL CHRONICLE. VOLUME XLV FOR THE YEAR M.DCCLXXV.

      London, D. Henry, 1775. COMPLETE YEAR, JANUARY-DECEMBER 1775. 8vo, 215 x 130 mm, 8 x 5 inches, 12 issues bound together, plus the Supplement, each month with its own title page with a woodcut of St. John's Gate at the top, 5 of 7 maps, LACKING THE PLAN OF BOSTON AND THE MAP OF THE COUNTRY ROUND BOSTON, the 5 present are folding road maps of England and Wales, 7 engraved plates, 1 of which not called for in the Directions to the Binder, but mentioned in the facing text: "Dr Johnson's Introduction to a Highland Hut", printed in double columns, pages (iv) - general title page and preface, 639, (14) - index, bound in modern quarter calf, marbled sides, raised bands, blind rules and blind motif in compartments, gilt lettered red morocco label, new endpapers. Some lower margins trimmed, partial loss of bottom line on 1 column (page 18), loss of 1 line of notes (page 175), very occasional pale spot, faint blind library stamp on general title page and on edge of plates, light ink library stamp on top and bottom edges, otherwise contents clean, binding tight and firm. A very good copy, lacking 2 maps as noted. This volume contains many articles, documents and correspondence pertaining to the struggle for American Independence including in the August issue a very early English printing of America's Declaration on the Causes and Necessity of Taking up Arms - the prelude to the Declaration of Independence - and very probably the first English magazine publication of America's Olive Branch Petition. The Causes and Necessity of Taking up Arms appears in the August issue, preceding by 1 month its printing in the London Magazine. There are also reports of battles at Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill (with sketch map in text) and Ticonderoga, and genuine COPY of the PETITION from the American General Congress to his Majesty, Philadelphia, Oct. 26.1774; and lots of headings "ACCOUNT of the PROCEEDINGS of the AMERICAN COLONISTS, since the passing of the Boston Port-Bill" Sabin 15522 & 26954. Edward Cave (1691 - 1754) launched The Gentleman's Magazine in 1731 creating the first general-interest "magazine" in the modern sense. It became the most influential and most imitated periodical of its time. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Rider's almanack For the Year of our Lord God MDCCLXXVI. Being bissextile, or leap year: The Sixteenth of the Reign of His present Majesty, george the Third: The Twenty-fifth of the New Style used in Great Britain. And, The First Year of almanacks being restored to Freedom from Tyranny and Dulness. Compiled by the Rev. Mr. Rider, Sur Master of St. Paul's School

      London: Printed for T. Carnan, at Number 65, in St. Paul's Church-yard; and G. Robinson, at Number 25, in Pater-noster-Row, [1775]. [18]ff. Interleaved with blanks (not included in the collation). Leaves unsigned as well as unpaginated. [Bound with:] A companion to the reverend mr. rider's almanack, for mdcclxxvi. Containing A Variety of useful Particulars. Together with a cash-book, on a new plan; More Concise than any yet Published. London. Printed for T. Carnan...., [s.d.]. [17]ff (of 18?). Leaves unsigned as well as unpaginated. With the calendar printed entirely in red ink. Some shaving, with loss, to final lines of the last leaf. 18mo?. Contemporary blind-ruled limp calf wallet-binding, with remains of pink-ribbon tie to flap, marbled pastedown, with pockets at each end. A rare survival - unrecorded in the usual databases - of the important first appearance of a new, monopoly-busting late eighteenth-century almanac, issued by publisher Thomas Carnan (1737-88), who had in June 1775 secured a famous legal victory against what was previously considered the exclusive and ever-lasting printing privilege of the Stationers' Company. His success in the Court of Common Pleas was clearly a delicious commercial prospect, and is celebrated on the title of this new work: 'The First Year of ALMANACKS being restored to Freedom from Tyranny and Dulness' Unwilling to be beaten to the punch in the newly liberated almanac business, Carnan evidently produced at least two titles for 1776; this present work (with G. Robinson), and The lady’s and gentleman’s diary, or, royal almanack; for the year of our Lord, 1776...By Reuben Burrow...' (London, [1775]), and went on to add A royal almanack (London, [1777]) and rural editions for the counties of Kent, Hampshire and others for the year 1778. Not to be confused with the long-running and popular staple of the English almanac trade, Rider's British Merlin, by the pseudonymous 'Cardanus Rider' the compiler of this work was the real, and somewhat controversial writer Rev. William Rider (1723-85), teacher at St. Paul's, London, lexicographer, grub-street 'historian' and translator (of, interestingly, Voltaire's Candide, as Candidus, or, The optimist (London, 1759). Perhaps somewhat unsurprisingly, given his anti-monopoly suit, the second edition of this title appeared with just Robinson's imprint. Neither ESTC nor OCLC locate any copies of this historically significant ephemeral production; nor of any edition of the 'Companion' cash book. Not in ESTC..

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        Moses brought to Pharaon s Daughter. Grabado por Hogarth publicado por Jane Hogarth en 1775

      - Interesante grabado de Moisés comprado por la hija del Faraon.Grabado por William Hogarth en y publicado por su mujer Jane Hogarth alrededor de 1775. Medidas huella: 42,5x53 cms. Medidas papel 48x62 cms. Grabado

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        Réflexions sur les avantages de la liberté d'écrire et d'imprimer sur les matières de L'administration. Par M. l'A. M.

      - Par M. l'A. M. A Londres, et se trouve à Paris, Chez les Frères Estienne, 1775. Réflexions sur les avantages de la liberté d'écrire et d'imprimer sur les matières de l'administration, écrites en 1764, une l'occasion de la Déclaration du Roi 28 Mars de la même année, les défenses Qui fait d'imprimer, débiter aucuns Ecrits, Ouvrages ou Projets Concernant la Réforme ou l'administration des Finances, etcReliure absente, texte bon état, 72p. Morellet, réformateur et philosophe des Lumières, a écrit un grand nombre de livres et de brochures visant à la réforme: la tolérance religieuse, abolition de la torture, la liberté de la presse et la liberté du commerce. Size: In8 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Debates and Proceedings of the British House of Commons, From January 1774, to the Dissolution of Parliament, on the 1st of October, 1774

      hardcover. 357, [1]pp. 8vo, handsomely rebound in new 1/2 calf and marbled boards, red morocco label; (some scattered foxing, otherwise internally very good). London: J. Almon, 1775. This volume contains important opinions and debates on the Boston Tea Party and Parliament's legislative response: The Coercive Acts. Pages 77-116 are on the reaction to the Boston Tea Party and the first Coercive Act which was the Boston Port Bill. This act closed the port of Boston to all imports and exports. Bostonians had less essential imported goods This increased anti-Parliament sentiment and furthered the idea of American Independence from Great Britain. Pages 116-251 are the debates on the second Coercive Act which was the Massachusetts Government Act. This act concentrated more executive authority with the Crown and the Royal Governor of Massachusetts. Members of the provincial council and many legal officials, including the attorney general, were no longer chosen by Massachusetts officials.

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        De Spoliis Templi Hierosolymitani, in Arcu Titiano Romae conspicuis, Liber singularis. Arcum ipsum et spolia Templi in eo sculpta tabulae in aes incisae exhibent. Editio Nova. Prolusionem de variis iudaeorum erroribus in descriptione huius Templi praemisit notasque adiecit Ern. Aug. Schulze.

      - Tajecti and Rhenum, J. van Schoonhoven, 1775, 16,5 x 10,5 cm., cartoné a falta del lomo, VIII + 202 págs. + 14 h. + 7 bellas láminas grabadas en cobre, 3 de ellas plegadas. (Curiosa obra de arqueología). HISTORIA Y GEOGRAFÍA ARQUEOLOGÍA

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        BOSTON, 26TH OF JUNE, 1775. THIS TOWN WAS ALARMED ON THE 17TH INSTANT AT BREAK OF DAY, BY A FIRING FROM THE LIVELY SHIP OF WAR; AND A REPORT WAS IMMEDIATELY SPREAD THAT THE REBELS HAD BROKEN GROUND, AND WERE RAISING A BATTERY ON THE HEIGHTS OF THE PENINSULA OF CHARLESTOWN, AGAINST THE TOWN OF BOSTON..

      [Boston: Printed by John Howe, 1775. Folio broadside, 36cm x 22cm. Thomas W. Streeter's copy, with his small sticker on the blank verso. Near Fine. "British account of the battle of Bunker Hill" [ESTC], printed in Boston a week after the Battle. The printer, John Howe [1754-1835], was a Loyalist; he witnessed the Battle and wrote this scarce broadside. Recording the responses of British Generals Howe and Pigot as American troops amassed, he describes the heroic British assault on the American left flank: "notwithstanding various Impediments of Fences, Walls, &c. and the heavy Fire they were exposed to, from the vast Numbers of Rebels, and their Left galled from the Houses of Charlestown, the Troops made their Way to the Redoubt, mounted the Works, and carried it. The Rebels were then forced from other strong Holds, and pursued 'till they were drove clear of the Peninsula, leaving Five Pieces of Cannon behind them." "This Action has shown the Bravery of the King's Troops, who under every Disadvantage, gained a compleat Victory over Three Times their Number, strongly posted, and covered by Breastworks. But they fought for their KING, their LAWS and CONSTITUTION." Reese, The Revolutionary Hundred 32, Evans 13842. Streeter Sale 760, with illustration at page 563.

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        Prospectus domus Regiae concentibus musicis Berolini consecratae versus ecclesiam chatolicam S. Heduigi. - Veduta della Casa Reale delle Opere . - Veue de la Maison . - Prospect des Königl. Opern - Hauses gegen der Catholischen S. Hedwigs Kirche zu Berlin".

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) b. Probst in Augsburg, um 1775, 26,5 x 40,5 Kiewitz 512; Sixt, Guckkasten, K 15; Ernst, Probst, G.B., Nr. 8. - Blick von der Prachtstraße "Unter den Linden" zum Opernhaus, mittig rechts i. Hgr. die St. Hedwigskirche.

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        Histoire de L'ASTRONOMIE ANCIENNE depuis son origine jusqu'à l'établissement de l'Ecole d'Alexandrie.

      Chez Les Frères Debure 1775 - In-4 ( 265 X 205 mm ) de ( 1 ) f. blanc, titre, XXII pages de "Discours préliminaire", 526 pages, 3 planches dépliantes, veau tabac marbré, dos à nerfs orné de caissons dorés, pièce de titre maroquin grenat, coiffes et coupes filetées d'or, tranches brique ( Reliure de l'époque ). ÉDITION ORIGINALE de cet « ouvrage important et agréable tout à la fois, rempli de dissertations savantes, d'idées lumineuses, de peintures brillantes » ( De Lalande, "Bibliographie Astronomique", page 731 ). « Cet ouvrage, écrit avec élégance, d'un style brillant, quelquefois animé, fut reçu avec une extrême faveur. » ( MICHAUD, II, 644 ). Bien COMPLET des TROIS PLANCHES dépliantes de reproductions de signes zodiacaux dessinés par Fossier et gravés par Y. Le Gouaz. Bel exemplaire. Occultisme Esotérisme Symbolisme Hermétisme Sciences Astronomie [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Contes Du Tem Passé De Ma Mere L'oye [plates]

      Amsterdam: S. J. Baalde. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1775. 7th. Hardcover. b/w; 167 pages; "Septieme Edition." 12mo, old boards, morocco spine and corners; scuffed. With 9 engraved plates. Scattered spotting, a few small dampstains. Title in Dutch and French, text in Dutch. Untrimmed. With 9 engraved plates. Fairy tales written by Charles Perrault, originally published in Paris in 1697. The work became popular because it was written at a time when fairy tales were fashionable amongst aristocrats in Parisian literary salons. No copies located. .

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        Physique du monde, démontrée par une seule cause & un seul principe, communs à tous les corps en général

      Blaizot, Valade, Versailles, Paris 1775 - Plein maroquin vieux rouge de l'époque, aux armes de Louis PHÉLYPEAUX, duc de LA VRILLIÈRE, ministre d’État (1705-1777). Dos lisse, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, tranches dorées. In-8 (19,6x12 cm) de xvi pp., 244 pp., [2] ff. Petit accident au dos. Coins usés Quelques salissures. Legers ressauts de cahiers Édition originale. L'auteur expose une théorie du monde alternative à la physique de son temps. Il revisite la théorie des quatre éléments (air, l'eau, le feu, la terre) en accordant une place primordiale à l'air. RARE EXEMPLAIRE EN MAROQUIN D'ÉPOQUE AUX GRANDES ARMES de Louis PHÉLYPEAUX, duc de LA VRILLIÈRE ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full red morocco. Flat spine. Covers with arms of Louis PHÉLYPEAUX, duc de LA VRILLIÈRE, ministre d’État (1705-1777). Gilt rolls on turn-ins. Gilt edges. 8vo (7,7x4,7 inches) of xvi pp., 244 pp., [2] ff. A little lack on the back. Corners chipped. Few minor spotting. First edition. In this work, the author outlines a, alternative theory of the world to the physics of his time. He revisits the theory of the four elements (air, water, fire, earth) giving primary consideration to the air. RARE COPY. CONTEMPORARY FULL MOROCCO BINDING with ARMS of Louis PHÉLYPEAUX, duc de LA VRILLIÈRE on COVERS In 8 364g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Instituta facultatis medicae Vindobonensis.

      Vienna, Johann Thomas Trattner, 1775 - 8vo (191 x 117 mm), pp xxiv 59 [1, blank], with engraved portrait frontispiece, engraved vignette on title of Asclepius and Hygeia, engraved headpiece of Hippocrates and tailpiece of a caduceus on an open book and anatomical ‘Vesalian’ drawing beneath, and large folding engraved plate of the Vienna botanical garden (see below); a fine copy on thick paper in contemporary red morocco, elaborate rococo gilt borders, spine with gilt floral compartments and green morocco label, gilt edges. First edition of Störk’s history of the Vienna Faculty of Medicine, including a detailed account of the Vienna botanical garden, the famous ‘Hortus Botanicus Vindobonensis’ near the Belvedere. Störk grew up as an orphan in an almhouse, before being ‘adopted’ by Gerard van Swieten (1700–1772), physician to the Empress Maria Theresa, founder of the medical faculty and its botanic garden, and librarian to the Empress. Van Swieten was also notable for his campaign against the superstitious belief in vampires and the persecution of those believed to be vampires. Störck succeeded van Swieten upon the latter’s death in 1772. The present work gives a history of the faculty and botanic garden, and describes the different schools (surgery, pharmacy, etc) and their academic requirements. The large folding plate of the ‘Hortus Botanicus Vindobonensis’, dated 1770, was originally published in Nikolaus Jacquin’s magnificent volumes Hortus Botanicus Vindobonensis (1770–1776) (see Maria Petz-Grabenbauer in Mitteilungen der Österreichische Gesellschaft. für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Volume 24 (2006), pp 201 ff). Provenance: from the library of Anton Ritter von Beck (1812–1895) of Plevna/Cilli (Slovenia) Gugitz 3887; Hirsch V 546; OCLC records NY Academy of Medicine, Chicago, Harvard, and NLM for North America [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jasimeccanica o trattato dei rimedj naturali meccanici

      Stamperia Vescov. - Eredi di Nicola Trabatti, 1775. 2 volumi in-8° (188x123mm), pp. (8), 266 [i. e. 268 in quanto risultano ripetute nella numerazione le pp.79-80]; (4), 282; brossura azzurra con titolo calligrafato su tassello cartaceo ai dorsi. 2 ritratti incisi su rame f.t., al primo volume del dedicatario, Carlo Firmian, e al secondo dell'autore. Una tavola incisa fra le pp. 28-29 del secondo vol. Qualche alone ininfluente. Freschissimo esemplare in barbe. Prima e unica edizione, rarissima. Curioso trattato sui molteplici metodi di guarigione del corpo e della psiche. L'autore, dopo aver discettato della fisiologia umana in generale e delle forze fisiche, discorre dell'esercizio fisico, della corretta respirazione, del riso, dello starnuto, del restare fermo e del passeggiare, della corsa, del salto, del ballo, della lotta, "del fare alla palla", dell'andare a cavallo, del moto in carrozza, delle amache ("letti pensili") e delle culle, della navigazione, dell'andare in altalena, delle battiture (le percosse), dell'elettricità, della musica, "delle fregagioni", dei bagni freddi e caldi, del nuoto, ecc. Indice generale alle pp. 241 e sgg. del secondo vol. L'Arrigoni, medico lodigiano su cui assai scarse sono le notizie biografiche, compose anche anche dissertazioni sulla rabbia e sul vaiolo e delle poesie didascaliche sui bagni freddi. Wellcome, II, p. 60. Italiano

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        Traités élémentaires de calcul différentiel et de calcul intégral. Traduits de l'italien de Mademoiselle Agnesi, avec des additions

      Claude-Antoine Jombert, Paris 1775 - Pleine basane mouchetée de l'époque, triple filet doré encadrant les plats, dos lisse orné et doré, tomé 7, tranches marbrées, gardes en papier marbré. Un volume in-8 (197x126 mm), iv-500 pages et six planches dépliantes Coiffes arrasées, sinon bel exemplaire . Première édition française. Rare traité d'algèbre et d'Analyse qui rencontra un vif succès. Il était considéré comme étant l'ouvrage le plus clair, le plus méthodique et le plus complet sur le sujet. Agnesi est considérée comme étant la première femme mathématicienne : "the first woman in the Western world who can accurately be called a mathematician" (DSB) DSB [I, p.75/76] ___________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________ENGLISH_DESCRIPTION______________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ Contemporary full mottled sheep, triple gilt fillet on covers, gilt flat spine with a , marbled edges, marbled endpapers. 8vo (197x126 mm), iv-500 pages and six folding plates Caps worn otherwise very good copy . First edition in french. Agnesi is according to DSB : "the first woman in the Western world who can accurately be called a mathematician". Rare treatise on algebra and analysis which met a great success. It was considered as the clearest, the more methodical and the most comprehensive work on the subject. DSB [I, p.75/76] In 8 / 8vo 568g. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Recueil Genealogique De Familles Originaires des Pays-Bas ou y Etablies

      Rotterdam 1775 - 1775; 1778. 2 vols. 411, 428 p. Engraved family symbols at top of each section. Rebacked in brown leather. Pink paper boards have some soiling and wear. Green vellum corners bumped on bottom. Damp stain on first page of preface. Genealogy and biography of families from the Low Countries. Authorship in dispute with various libraries attributing it to other names like De Colonia. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Officium Rakoczianum, oder: Rakoczianisches Gebethbuch, in sich enthaltend: 17 Tageszeiten, und 16 Litaneyen ... nebst Andachten in der Allerheiligsten Dreyfaltigkeit, wie auch zu Maria ... samt 37 Lobgesängern zu verschiedenen Heiligen ...aus dem Lateinischen in das Deutsche übersetzet. Erste Auflage 1765, zweyte 1770.

      Graz: Widmannstätter heirs (for) Anton Karl Pruggmayr, Hofbuchbinder, [1775]. 8vo (167 x 98 mm). 336, [6] pp. Double column, frontispiece by Johann Veit Kauperz (or Kaupertz) of Graz, included in the pagination, and 11 engraved plates of which 9 by Tobias Lobeck of Augsburg and 2 by Kauperz, woodcut and typographic head- and tail-pieces (the headpiece on p. 7 consists of 3 separate woodcuts arranged above a type ornament base). A few marginal spots in quire I, else fine. Contemporary mottled sheep with gold-tooled and onlaid decor, a custom binding but probably executed by the publisher: covers with outer roll-tooled ornamental border with flower tools at corners, inner panel of onlaid strips of red leather tooled with tiny gold stars, entwined with gold-tooled floral sprigs and acanthus and drawer-handle tools, spine gold-tooled and with red and green calf lettering-pieces (the green one left blank); all edges gilt with central areas tinted blue-green beneath a meticulously gauffered floral design tooled in gold and blind, endpapers of patterned floral Kattunpapier (upper inner joint slightly cracked); mottled calf and gilt two-part pull-off case (similar but with different tools), spine with title and date 1783 (somewhat worn).*** A fine copy of an unrecorded German illustrated edition of a popular Central European Marian prayerbook, in a charming Austrian rococo binding, presumably executed by the publisher, Anton Karl Pruggmayr, identified in the imprint as the court bookbinder of Graz. The Croation Jesuit Michael Szorsa (1654-1679) taught grammar and rhetoric at Zagreb (then known as Agram). He was the author of a popular prayerbook, Officiosa pietatis exercitia, first published in 1696. The present even more successful prayerbook was supposedly compiled by Szorsa for Francis I Rákóczi (1645-1676), son of the Transylvanian Prince George Rákóczi II and Sophia Rákóczy (née Báthory). The latter had been forced to renounce Catholicism upon her marriage into the Calvinist Rákóczy family, but returned to her religion, and converted her son to it, after her husband's death in 1660. The title refers to two previous German editions, from 1765 and 1770, also published in Graz. Another edition, with the same imprint and attributed date [1773], is cited by KVK with a slightly different title, including 36 instead of 37 Lobgesänger. The date of 1775 for this edition is provided by a chronogram in the frontispiece caption. There may have been earlier issues of the same sheets, with different frontispieces (and possibly reset titles). Evidence that the plates were also printed earlier than the frontispiece is the variant spelling of the artist's name, spelled "Kaupertz" in the two plates and "Kauperz" in the frontispiece: Thieme-Becker notes that he switched to the latter spelling later in life. Kauperz was the founder of the first art school in Graz. These Graz editions were the only German-language editions of the Officium Rakoczianum. Starting in the early 18th century, demand for the book was constant, and publishers in Vienna, Budapest, Zagreb, Kosice and Trnava, churned out new editions every couple of years, in either the original Latin or Hungarian translations. In the present edition's foreword (presumably reprinted from the 1765 edition), the publisher describes translating the work from Latin into German. The frontispiece by Kauperz shows the Virgin and Child in a large shield within an ornamental frame incorporating three coats of arms, including those of Croatia and of Steiermark (the "panther of Steiermark"). Partly stipple-engraved, the plates are vigorously executed and two (by Lobeck) are iconographically interesting: an emblematic trophy representing the life of King David (at p. 239), and a dramatic scene of a soul in chains in Hell, being prayed for by angels above. The absence of consistent platemarks shows that the engravings were printed on large sheets, which were cut up and probably used in various works, as was customary in South German Catholic devotional publishing. An engraving of St. Anne by Kauperz, bound in facing p. 104, indeed includes an unrelated engraved number (225) at lower right. Pruggmayr clearly specialized in producing pretty bindings without excessive cost. This playful example has imaginatively gauffred edges and is in excellent condition. The date of 1783 on the two-part case may refer either to the binding or to the case alone (probably the latter, as binding and case, though probably from the same bindery, use different tools and different Kattunpapier liners). I locate no other copies of this edition, and OCLC lists no Graz or German-language editions. KVK locates a copy of the 1765 edition in the Kremsmünster Abbey, Austria, and a copy of a [1773] edition at the Hungarian National Library. Cf. de Backer-Sommervogel 7:1792-3, not listing the Graz editions. Thieme-Becker 20:31-32 (Kauperz) and 24:301 (Lobeck).

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        Voyage au pole boréal, fait en 1773, par ordre du roi d'Angleterre / par Constantin-Jean Phipps. Trad. de l'anglois.

      Paris : Chez Saillant & Nyon . Pissot . 1775 - XII, 259 S., 1 Blatt. Mit 12 gefalteten Kupfertafeln und –karten sowie 11 gefaltetenTabellen (in der Paginierung). Kl.-4°. Geglätteter Kalbslederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und goldgeprägtem Rückenschild (etwas berieben und bestoßen). Sabin 62574; Henze 4, 105 f.- Erste französische Ausgabe dieses Berichts der Phipps-Lutwidge-Expedition, die als erste rein wissenschaftliche Arktis-Expedition gilt. Es wurden systhematische hydrographische Messungen durchgeführt, magnetische Variationen beobachtet, Temperaturmessungen in verschiedenen Wassertiefen durchgeführt, naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen angelegt und Beschreibungen vorgenommen – wie etwa die des Polarbären. Bei dieser Reise wurde die erste bekannt gewordene Tiefseelotung durchgeführt. Erklärtes Ziel der Expedition war festzustellen, wie weit Schiffahrt gegen den Nordpol praktikabel sei. „Zwei starke Bombenschiffe, ‚Racehorse’ und ‚Carcass’ / / wurden nach besten Erkenntnissen und Möglichkeiten für eine solche Fahrt ausgerüstet und verproviantiert, reichlich mit Apparaten, darunter ein Destillator für Meerwasser, mit nautischen wie physikalischen Instrumenten versehen. / / Man stach am 4. Juni in See und sichtete am 28. Prinz-Karl-Vorland (West Spitzbergen).“ Vgl. Henze. An Bord der HMS Carcass segelte der 14-jährige Horatio Nelson unter Skeffington Lutwidges Kommando. - Die Tafeln zeigen Ansichten der Schiffe im Eis sowie diverse Instrumente u.ä.- Schönes breitrandiges Exemplar, nur vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur le Patois Lorrain - des environs du comte Du Ban de la Roche Fief Royal D'Alsace.

      Strasbourg. Jean Fred. Stein. 1775. - 1st. edition. Quarter Leather over marbled boards. VG. condition. 12mo. 6,287,1pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The North-American Pilot for Newfoundland, Labradore, the Gulf and River St. Laurence: being a collection of sixty accurate charts and plans, drawn from original surveys: taken by James Cook and Michael Lane, Surveyors, and Joseph Gilbert, and other Officers in the King's Service.

      London Sayer & Bennett: 1775 - First edition. Large folio. 22 engraved charts, many double-page or folding, some with inset plans, with title page (verso blank) and 2pp text. Contemporary half calf, joints repaired, marbled boards, within a morocco-backed drop-back box, spine lettered in gilt. exp.l. Extremely rare. Published in the year of Cook's return to England from his second voyage, this is the first issue of the complete edition of the survey of Newfoundland and Labrador which he carried out in 1760s. These incredibly detailed and accurate charts, along with his skills as a navigator, were largely responsible for Cook being given command of the Endeavour, which took him on his first circumnavigation. Samuel Holland, the first Surveyor General of British North America, gives an insight into Cook's surveying work in North America: '.whenever I could get a moment of time from my duty, I was on board the Pembroke where the great cabin, dedicated to scientific purposes and mostly taken up with a drawing table, furnished no room for idlers. Under Capt. Simcoe's eye, Mr. Cook and myself compiled materials for a Chart of the Gulf and River St. Lawrence, which plan at his decease was dedicated to Sir Charles Saunders; with no other alterations than what Mr. Cook and I made coming up up the River. Another chart of the River, including Chaleur and Gaspe Bays, mostly taken from plans in Admiral Durell's possession, was compiled and drawn. and sent. for immediate publication to Mr. Thos. Jeffrey [sic], predecessor to Mr. Faden' (Beaglehole, The Life of Captain James Cook, p36. The leading cartographical engraver of his day, Jefferys held the titles of 'Geographer to the King' and 'Engraver, Geographer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales'. He went bankrupt in 1765, some six years before his death, at which time Robert Sayer acquired a large part of his interests. In partnership with Bennet he published much of Jefferys' remaining work posthumously including The North-American Pilot, first issued at the start of the American Revolutionary War. The maps are as follows: I A General Chart of Newfoundland 10 May, 1770 double-page engraved chart II A Chart of the Banks of Newfoundland 25 March 1775 double-page engraved chart III A Chart of the South East Part of Newfoundland 10 May 1770 double-page engraved chart IV Trinity Harbour; Carboniere & Harbour Grace; St John's Harbour 10 May 1770 single sheet engraved chart V The Harbour of Trepassey; The Road & Harbour of Placentia; St Mary's Harbour 10 May 1770 single sheet engraved chart VI Chart of Part of the South Coast of Newfoundland 10 May 1774 large folding double-page engraved chart, with additional piece to Fortune Bay VII A New Map of Nova Scotia & Cape Breton double-page engraved chart VIII The Island of Sable 10 May 1770 single sheet engraved chart IX A Chart of the Harbour of Halifax 25 March 1775 double-page engraved chart X A Draught of the Gut of Canto; A Plan of Port Dauphin; A Plan of Murgain or Cow Bay 25 March 1775 single sheet engraved chart XI A Chart of the Gulf of St Laurence 25 March 1775 double-page engraved chart XII A Chart of the Magdalen Islands single sheet engraved chart XIII A Map of the Island of St John 6 April 1774 double-page engraved chart XIV A Plan of Chaleur Bay 25 March 1775 large single sheet engraved chart XV A Plan of Ristigouche Harbour 25 March 1775 large single sheet engraved chart XVI A Chart of the West Coast of Newfoundland 10 May 1770 large double-page folding engraved chart XVII A Chart of the Straits of Bellisle 10 May 1770 double-page folding engraved chart XVIII A Chart of Part of the Coast of Labrador 10 May 1770 double-page engraved chart XIX A Chart of Part of the Coast of Labrador 10 May 1770 double-page engraved chart XX / XXI / XX A New Chart of the River St Laurence 16 Feb 1775 double-page folding engraved charts Beddie, 1938; Tooley, p335; Worms & Baynton-Williams (British Map Engravers), p350. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chemische Untersuchung verschiedener Mineralien. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt. Mit einigen Anmerkungen vermehrt von Johann Beckmann.

      Göttingen Vandenhoek 1775 - (18,5 x 11,5 cm). (4) 208 (4) S. Moderner Pappband im Stil der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe seines Erstlingswerkes u.a. mit Kapitel über Kupfererze, Lasuren für die Malerei, den Hombergischen Pyrophorus, die Tongewinnung bei Gentilly, die Eigenschaften des flüchtigen Alkali, neue Versuche über Wasser, Weinuntersuchungen sowie Untersuchungen von Blei- und Eisenerzen, mit umfangreichen kritischen Anmerkungen des bekannten Kameralisten Johann Beckmann. - Sage (1740-1824) war der erste Chemiker, der qualitative Untersuchungen an Mineralien durchführte. - Stempel auf Titel. Stellenweise leicht stockfleckig bzw. gebräunt, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 12, 63; Ferchl 464; Bolton 795; vgl. Poggendorff II, 731 (frz. EA) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GA aus der Vogelschau, darunter eine schmale Gesamtansicht ( 8 x 53 ), "Die Stadt Elberfeld".

      - Kupferstich v. H. Cöntgen n. Johann Merken, dat. 1775, 49 x 64,5 Nicht bei Drugulin. Sehr seltener Einblattdruck; Pogt, Historische Ansichten aus dem Wuppertal, Nr. E16. - Beindruckendes Blatt, das wohl in der Elberfelder Zeit von H. Cöntgen entstanden sein muß. - Die Gesamtansicht im unteren Fünftel des Blattes ist flankiert durch 2 kleine Rokokokartuschen, links mit Widmung an Karl Theodor ( Herzog von der Pfalz und Jülich, Kleve, Berg ), rechts mit Erklärungen. Die Vogelschauansicht mit 2 großen Wappen im oberen Bildteil. Zwischen den Wappen der Titel gehalten von 4 Engeln. - An den Rändern einige kleine, hinterlegte Einrisse. Die linke untere Ecke mit kleinem Bildverlust ( dieser aber ergänzt und retouchiert )

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        Della istoria d'Italia libri XX

      appresso Michele Kluch (ma Gaetano Cambiagi), 1775. Quattro volumi di cm. 29, pp. xxii, 493 (1); 487 (1); 474; 418, lviii (1). Con bel ritratto dell'A. inciso in rame da Allegrini su disegno di Giuseppe Piattoli. Legatura coeva in mezza perg. con titoli ms. al dorso e carta decorata ai piatti. Lievi tracce d'uso alle legature, sporadiche fioriture e macchiette, qualche trascurabile e marginale alone limitato a poche cc. Esemplare genuino e nel complesso in buono stato di conservazione. Pregevole e stimata edizione fiorentina del capolavoro guicciardiniano. Così Gamba (566): "Si eseguì questa stampa in Firenze per cura del can. Bonso Pio Bonsi, e la Storia v'è riprodotta nella sua maggiore ampiezza". Cfr. anche Brunet (II, 1803-1804): "édition la meilleure que jusq'alors on eut encore donne de cet historien. Elle a été impr. à Florence, par les soins du chanoine Bonso Pio Bonsi, qui a complété ou restitué plusieurs passages d'après un manuscrit revue et corrigé par l'Auteur"; Graesse, III, 177; Parenti, Falsi luoghi, 96; Iccu..

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        Oberaltaich - Osterhofen.

      Mchn., Typis Academicis, 1775. 22,5 x 16,5 cm. 5 Bl., 514 S., 2 gefalt. Stammtafeln. Mit gestoch. Titelvignette und 12 gefalt. Kupfertafeln von J.A. Zimmermann. HLdr. d. Zt. mit 2 Rsch. und Rvergoldung. Graesse IV, 595; Lentner 3885: \"Wichtiges Monumentalwerk\". - Enthält \"Monumenta Oberaltacensia\" (Oberaltaich) mit Ansicht und \"Monumenta Osterhoviana\" (Osterhofen) mit Ansicht. Die anderen Kupfer mit Altertümern, Siegel und Wappen. - Einband minimal beschabt. Die Tafeln lose, innen nur minimal gebräunt. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Monumenta Boica

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        Officium Rakoczianum, oder: Rakoczianisches Gebethbuch, in sich enthaltend: 17 Tageszeiten, und 16 Litaneyen ... nebst Andachten in der Allerheiligsten Dreyfaltigkeit, wie auch zu Maria ... samt 37 Lobgesängern zu verschiedenen Heiligen ...aus dem Lateinischen in das Deutsche übersetzet. Erste Auflage 1765, zweyte 1770

      Graz: Widmannstätter heirs (for) Anton Karl Pruggmayr, Hofbuchbinder, 1775. 8vo (167 x 98 mm). 336, [6] pp. Double column, frontispiece by Johann Veit Kauperz (or Kaupertz) of Graz, included in the pagination, and 11 engraved plates of which 9 by Tobias Lobeck of Augsburg and 2 by Kauperz, woodcut and typographic head- and tail-pieces (the headpiece on p. 7 consists of 3 separate woodcuts arranged above a type ornament base). A few marginal spots in quire I, else fine. Contemporary mottled sheep with gold-tooled and onlaid decor, a custom binding but probably executed by the publisher: covers with outer roll-tooled ornamental border with flower tools at corners, inner panel of onlaid strips of red leather tooled with tiny gold stars, entwined with gold-tooled floral sprigs and acanthus and drawer-handle tools, spine gold-tooled and with red and green calf lettering-pieces (the green one left blank); all edges gilt with central areas tinted blue-green beneath a meticulously gauffered floral design tooled in gold and blind, endpapers of patterned floral Kattunpapier (upper inner joint slightly cracked); mottled calf and gilt two-part pull-off case (similar but with different tools), spine with title and date 1783 (somewhat worn).*** A fine copy of an unrecorded German illustrated edition of a popular Central European Marian prayerbook, in a charming Austrian rococo binding, presumably executed by the publisher, Anton Karl Pruggmayr, identified in the imprint as the court bookbinder of Graz. The Croation Jesuit Michael Szorsa (1654-1679) taught grammar and rhetoric at Zagreb (then known as Agram). He was the author of a popular prayerbook, Officiosa pietatis exercitia, first published in 1696. The present even more successful prayerbook was supposedly compiled by Szorsa for Francis I Rákóczi (1645-1676), son of the Transylvanian Prince George Rákóczi II and Sophia Rákóczy (née Báthory). The latter had been forced to renounce Catholicism upon her marriage into the Calvinist Rákóczy family, but returned to her religion, and converted her son to it, after her husband's death in 1660. The title refers to two previous German editions, from 1765 and 1770, also published in Graz. Another edition, with the same imprint and attributed date [1773], is cited by KVK with a slightly different title, including 36 instead of 37 Lobgesänger. The date of 1775 for this edition is provided by a chronogram in the frontispiece caption. There may have been earlier issues of the same sheets, with different frontispieces (and possibly reset titles). Evidence that the plates were also printed earlier than the frontispiece is the variant spelling of the artist's name, spelled "Kaupertz" in the two plates and "Kauperz" in the frontispiece: Thieme-Becker notes that he switched to the latter spelling later in life. Kauperz was the founder of the first art school in Graz. These Graz editions were the only German-language editions of the Officium Rakoczianum. Starting in the early 18th century, demand for the book was constant, and publishers in Vienna, Budapest, Zagreb, Kosice and Trnava, churned out new editions every couple of years, in either the original Latin or Hungarian translations. In the present edition's foreword (presumably reprinted from the 1765 edition), the publisher describes translating the work from Latin into German. The frontispiece by Kauperz shows the Virgin and Child in a large shield within an ornamental frame incorporating three coats of arms, including those of Croatia and of Steiermark (the "panther of Steiermark"). Partly stipple-engraved, the plates are vigorously executed and two (by Lobeck) are iconographically interesting: an emblematic trophy representing the life of King David (at p. 239), and a dramatic scene of a soul in chains in Hell, being prayed for by angels above. The absence of consistent platemarks shows that the engravings were printed on large sheets, which were cut up and probably used in various works, as was customary in South German Catholic devotional publishing. An engraving of St. Anne by Kauperz, bound in facing p. 104, indeed includes an unrelated engraved number (225) at lower right. Pruggmayr clearly specialized in producing pretty bindings without excessive cost. This playful example has imaginatively gauffred edges and is in excellent condition. The date of 1783 on the two-part case may refer either to the binding or to the case alone (probably the latter, as binding and case, though probably from the same bindery, use different tools and different Kattunpapier liners). I locate no other copies of this edition, and OCLC lists no Graz or German-language editions. KVK locates a copy of the 1765 edition in the Kremsmünster Abbey, Austria, and a copy of a [1773] edition at the Hungarian National Library. Cf. de Backer-Sommervogel 7:1792-3, not listing the Graz editions. Thieme-Becker 20:31-32 (Kauperz) and 24:301 (Lobeck).

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        Neue Methode unauflösliche Malter und Kitte zu machen, und dieselben zu allerhand Mauerwerken, besonders aber zu Wassergebäuden, Verdachungen, Verzierungen etc. anzuwenden. Aus dem Französischen übersetzt und mit einem Vorberichte und einigen Anmerkungen begleitet.

      Wien Bader 1775 - (17 x 11 cm). 112 S. Mit 1 Textholzschnitt. Pappband der Zeit. Erste deutsche Ausgabe seines ersten Werkes, in dem er den berühmten, von ihm erfundenen wasserdichten Mörtel, Mortier-Loriot genannt, beschreibt. - Loriot (1716-1782) war Mechaniker und technischer Chemiker in Paris. - Exlibris. Rücken etwas brüchig, sonst sauber und wohlerhalten. - Ferchl 322; vgl. Poggendorff I, 1499 (EA) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TA, Marktplatz mit dem Rathaus, ("Prospect des neuen Bronen bey dem Rathaus . - Vue de la Fontaine .").

      - altkol. Kupferstich ( Guckkasten ) v. B.F. Leizel n. Rouseaux b. Kaiserlich Franziskische Akademie in Augsburg, um 1775, 25,5 x 39 Collection des Prospects. Die Ansicht ist allseitig bis zur Bildkante beschnitten - Vorliegendes Blatt mit ausgeschnittenen Fenstern, diese sind mit Buntpapier hinterlegt. - Die Ansicht ist in einem Passepartout montiert.

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        Elements of the conic sections. By the late Dr Robert Simson, Professor of Mathematics in the University of Glasgow. The first three books. Translated from the Latin original. For the use of Students of Mathematics.

      Edinburgh, printed for Charles Elliot. Sold, in London by T. Cadell and J. Murray, 1775. - 8vo (ca. 21,5x13 cm), 2 Blätter, 255 Seiten, mit 14 gefalteten Kupfertafeln, Ganzledereinband der Zeit, mit rotem goldgeprägten Rückenschild. Der schottische Mathematiker und Geometer Robert Simson (1687-1768) beschäftigte sich insbesondere mit den klassischen griechischen Mathematikern und veröffentlichte kommentierte Ausgaben ihrer Werke. Unabhängig von Giovanni Domenico Cassini entdeckte er die ebenfalls nach ihm benannte Simson-Identität für Fibonaccizahlen. Das vorliegende Werk war zum Teil als Einleitung zu Apollonius von Pergas Abhandlung über Kegelschnitte gedacht. Robert Simson was one of the most prominent Scottish mathematicians of his day. This work of pure geometry was partly intended as an introduction to Apollonius of Perga's treatise on conic sections. Erste englischsprachige Ausgabe der Sectionum Conicarum Libri V (1735). First English edition. DSB 12, 445 ff. Der Einband etwas berieben, die Ecken etwas gestaucht, Vorsatz und Titelblatt mit stärkerer Randbräunung, innen durchgehend leichter gebräunt. Schöne Ganzlederausgabe der Zeit. Binding slightly rubbed, flyleave and title browned, pages minirally browned. In an attractive full calf leather binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sur les finances. Ouvrage posthume de Pierre André ******, fils d'un bon laboureur, mis au jour par Mr.*, curé D*.

      Londres, 1775.. Royal octavo. Pp. viii, 293. Charming woodcut device to title, end-piece to the Préface, and a large head-piece to the first page. Plus folding engraved grid-map of France, incorporating title within elaborate cartouche, and 4 other folding tables, all printed on deckle-edged rug paper. Hardcover, bound in recent full olive-green calf, gilt-stamped lettering to spine, faint armorial stamp to title. Excellent wide-margined, untrimmed deckle-edged copy, preserved in the original state. Overall in fine condition, crisp folding plates. ~ First edition. Based on a much quoted manuscript note in the Library of Congress' copy ("l'on croit que cette sanglante diatribe des fermiers généraux a été composée, imprimée et répandue sous les auspices du ministère actuel [celui de Turgot & Malesherbes]") the book is often attributed to Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de l'Aulne (1727-1781), controller-general of France under Louis XVI. However, the attribution to Turgot is doubtful if not false. (For that matter see: Quérard: La France littéraire. Paris, Bibliothèque National, Catalogue géneral des livres imprimés; and also: Higgs, H. Bibliography of economics, 6403.) Also the imprint is false, and the book was probably printed in Paris or Amsterdam (see British Library Catalogue entry).

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        Bel ensemble de documents et manuscrits XVIIIe sur le commerce à Bordeaux.

      - 10 divers in-4 et in-folio 1775-1842 quelques petits défauts sans gravité - Manuscrit, Inventaire général de la société Pre Delpech & compagnie. Titre + 9 pp. in-folio. Bordeaux, 9 septembre 1775. Mouillure, dernière page usée. Comprenant un inventaire des marchandises en magasin, du mobilier, des dettes actives et passives. - Affichette commerciale « A La Providence. Jn Bte Barrot marchant clincailler, place du Palais, à Bordeaux, faisant le coin du haut de la Place [.] vend toutes sortes de marchandises de Clincaillerie & Mercerie [.] vend aussi toutes sortes de graines pour les jardins & la véritable graine de chou-fleurs de Hollande ». Vers 1778 (au dos quittance signée par Barrot est à la date du 24 septembre 1778). - factures à en-têtes, principalement du XVIIIe : « Jean David, marchand au Marché Royal à Bordeaux, vend draperies, dorures & soieries pour Homme & pour Femme » (1780). « J. Pinaud, vis-à-vis le Puits de Bagne-Cap à Bordeaux, tient magasin de toiles, mousselines [.] à juste prix » (1769). « J. Pinaud, l'aîné, vis-à-vis le Puits de Bagne-Cap à Bordeaux, tient magasin très assorti de draperies, soieries, dorures [.] » (1773). « Au Printemps, magasin de modes de Paris, maison de Mr de Gombeau, place de la Comédie, en face de la principale entrée du Spectacle. Prault vend taffetas, satins, blondes [.] à Bordeaux » (1786). « Marque frères, rue du Pas Saint-Georges, à Bordeaux. Gobeletteries fines et communes, porcelaines blanches et dorées, cristaux » (1842). - Commerce colonial. 3 bordeaux des Fermes du Roi à Bordeaux « Domaine d'Occident, à l'arrivée des Isles », pour la déclaration du chargement de trois navires, l'Alliance de Bordeaux (transportant du café), l'Archiduc Maximilien (café et indigo) et l'Orthézien (café), pour le compte de M. Forcade. « Fait à l'Hôtel des Ferles du Roi, à Bordeaux, 1783-1785. Cachets « Expédi. Des Ferm. Du Roy T.D.D. ». [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Traité de la construction théorique et pratique du scaphandre, ou du bateau de l'homme.

      Paris (Simon für) Debure und den Verfasser 1775 - (17 x 11 cm). XLVIII, 328 (6) S. Mit 4 nummerierten Kupfern auf 2 mehrfach gefalteten Tafeln. Dekorativer Lederband der Zeit mit reicher Rückenvergoldung. Erste Ausgabe. - Der französische Mathematiker und Erfinder La Chapelle (1710-1792), seit 1747 Mitglied der Royal Society und einer der Hauptautoren zur "Encyclopédie" für den Bereich Mathematik, erlangte besondere Bekanntheit durch seine Versuche mit einer von ihm selbst erfundenen Rettungs- und Schwimmweste aus Kork, die selbst von der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Paris anerkannt wurde. Mit ihr sprang er vor zahlreichen Zuschauern in die Seine, wo er an der Oberfläche treibend aß, trank, schnupfte und eine Pistole abfeuerte. In vorliegendem Werk beschreibt er ihre Anfertigung und ihren Gebrauch, auch zum Schutz vor dem Ertrinken Schiffbrüchiger. Besonders interessant ist die eingehende Auseinandersetzung mit Konkurrenzkonstruktionen. Die Kupfer zeigen die Weste, ihre Einzelteile und Personen, die sie benutzen. - Die ersten beiden Blätter gering gebräunt und etwas leimschattig, sonst nahezu fleckenfrei. Einband leicht berieben und bestoßen, insgesamt wohlerhalten. - Poggendorff I, 1338 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Traktat Vecnago mira i Druzby, Zakljucennij mezdu Imperiej Vserossijskago i Ottomanskago Portoju

      1775 - [Treaty of lasting Peace and Friendship between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Porte.]First edition. Folio. Period style half crimson morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt. [ii], 12pp. Moscow, A very good copy of this rare treaty of Kucuk Kaynarca, which is a village near Silistria on the Danube. ?The treaty was a complex document, but it dealt with three major issues. It was first and foremost a political and territorial settlement affecting the Danubian Principalities, the Crimean and other Tartars, and the Caucasus the zones of the Russo-Turkish frontier west, north, and east of the Black Sea. It was in a very real sense the first partition of the Ottoman Empire by the Russians. The treaty proclaimed the existence of a Tartar nation consisting of the Crimean khanate; the Budzhak, Edisan, and other hordes between Dniepr and the peninsula; and the Kuban Horde between the Eia and the Kuban. The treaty also took up the cause of the Orthodox subjects of the Ottoman Empire; and, finally, it opened up the question of Russian navigation in the Black Sea and passage through the straits.? John P. LeDonne; The Russian Empire and the world, 1700-1917 (1997) pp105-7.No copies located on OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Commedie di Francesco Cerlone napolitano. Tomo Primo: Gl'inglese in America, o sia il selvaggio - La vera contessina - La gara fra l'amicizia, e l'amore - La Pamela nubile - Tomo Secondo: La Pamela Maritata - L'Ippolito - La Dama di Spirito - La Filosofante Ricono

      Per Vincenzo Flauto - Impressore di Sua Maestà; Presso Vincenzo Orsino; Nella Stamperia Avelliniana; Presso Domenico Sangiacomo; A Spese di Giacomo-Antonio Venaccia, si vendono nel Corridojo del Consiglio - Napoli, 1775. ITALIANO 3 Dieci volumi della seconda metà del '700 in 8°, stato discreto, coperta in pergamena rigida, dorso con tassello in pelle, elementi decorativi e caratteri incisi in oro, Tomo Secondo con scritta su piatto inferiore, alcuni segni del tempo, bruniture, fioritura sparsa, tagli, puntinati in celeste, appena bruniti, pagine in buono stato, alcune con becca e fori d'insetto, Tomo Primo, Secondo, Quarto, V, XIII, XV, Decimosettimo con cerniera danneggiata. Frontespizi con magnifica marca tipografica in nero, Tomo XV e Tomo Decimosesto con lettera dedicatoria. Tutti presentano segnatura dei fascicoli, richiami. Veste tipografica arricchita da eleganti testatine e cornici tipografiche in nero. Su frontespizio del Tomo XIII firma d'appartenenza, su foglio di guardia scritta in latino. Su risguardia del Tomo Quarto scritta in bella grafia, su controguardia cifra. Su controguardia del Tomo Secondo firma d'appartenenza. Su foglio di guardia del Tomo Decimosettimo altra scritta in bella grafia.Tomo Primo, Secondo, Terzo, Quarto, Quinto, Settimo, XIII, XV, Decimosesto, Decimosettimo della collana Commedie di Francesco Cerlone. USATO

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        El Brigadier D. Juan Martin

      España - JOSÉ GARCÍA (dibujo); TOMÁS LÓPEZ ENGUÍDANOS (1775-1814) (grabado) Conocido con el pseudónimo de El Empecinado (1775-1825), héroe y cabeza de guerrillas contra los franceses, fue inmortalizado por Benito Pérez Galdós en sus célebres Episodios Nacionales. Buen estado de conservación. Siglo/Century: XIX Buril Papel verjurado Grabador/Engraver: López Enguídanos, Tomás Dibujante/Draw Artist: García, José Circa 1815 Altura papel/Paper height: 400 Anchura papel/Paper width: 280 Altura plancha/Plate height:360 Anchura plancha/Plate width: 255

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        A manuscript copy of Shigenshi Sanron [trans.: Dr. Kagawa Shigen's Obstetrics revised by his Son]. 65 folding leaves. Four vols. in one. 8vo, orig. wrappers, orig. block printed title label on upper cover, new stitching

      [Japan: 1775 or shortly thereafter]. A manuscript copy, prepared shortly after the publication of the first edition in 1775, of this important work on obstetrics. The father of Genteki Kagawa, Genetsu (or Shigen) Kagawa (1699-1777), is famous for originating the practice of gynecology and obstetrics in Japan. His various writings on these subjects became the standard authority in Japan for at least a hundred years. In this work, the father and son provide diagnoses, treatments, and prescriptions for various symptoms that pregnant women suffer from before and after childbirth. The Kagawas have provided 48 case histories. Fine copy.

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        Commedie di Francesco Cerlone napolitano. Tomo Primo: Gl'inglese in America, o sia il selvaggio - La vera contessina - La gara fra l'amicizia, e l'amore - La Pamela nubile - Tomo Secondo: La Pamela Maritata - L'Ippolito - La Dama di Spirito - La Filosofante Ricono

      Per Vincenzo Flauto - Impressore di Sua Maestà; Presso Vincenzo Orsino; Nella Stamperia Avelliniana; Presso Domenico Sangiacomo; A Spese di Giacomo-Antonio Venaccia, si vendono nel Corridojo del Consiglio - Napoli 1775-1796, NAPOLI - Commedie di Francesco Cerlone ITALIANO Dieci volumi della seconda metà del '700 in 8°, stato discreto, coperta in pergamena rigida, dorso con tassello in pelle, elementi decorativi e caratteri incisi in oro, Tomo Secondo con scritta su piatto inferiore, alcuni segni del tempo, bruniture, fioritura sparsa, tagli, puntinati in celeste, appena bruniti, pagine in buono stato, alcune con becca e fori d'insetto, Tomo Primo, Secondo, Quarto, V, XIII, XV, Decimosettimo con cerniera danneggiata. Frontespizi con magnifica marca tipografica in nero, Tomo XV e Tomo Decimosesto con lettera dedicatoria. Tutti presentano segnatura dei fascicoli, richiami. Veste tipografica arricchita da eleganti testatine e cornici tipografiche in nero. Su frontespizio del Tomo XIII firma d'appartenenza, su foglio di guardia scritta in latino. Su risguardia del Tomo Quarto scritta in bella grafia, su controguardia cifra. Su controguardia del Tomo Secondo firma d'appartenenza. Su foglio di guardia del Tomo Decimosettimo altra scritta in bella grafia.Tomo Primo, Secondo, Terzo, Quarto, Quinto, Settimo, XIII, XV, Decimosesto, Decimosettimo della collana Commedie di Francesco Cerlone.

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        Gesammlete Nachrichten von den Armen-Einrichtungen der Freymäurer in Chur-Sachsen vom 17. Jenner 1772 bis zum Jahr 1775.

      (Dresden), 1775. - Mit gestochener Titelvignette, 1 Kopf- sowie 1 Schlussvignette, 1 gefalteter Kupferplan mit 2 Abbildungen, 188 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Pappband der Zeit, 18 x 11,5 cm, Einband teils berieben und angestaubt, auf starkem Papier gedruckt. „Angesichts der schweren Hungersnot, die in den folgenden Jahren über das Erzgebirge hereinbrach, riefen sächsische Freimaurer 1772 eine "Deputation der Freimaurer in Chursachsen für das Armut" ins Leben, die in einem Jahre den für die damalige Zeit namhaften Betrag von achtzehntausend Talern für die notleidende Bevölkerung aufbrachte" (Freimaurer-Wiki). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Discours sur les Monumens publics de tous les âges et de tous les peuples connus suivi d'une Description fr Monument projeté à la gloire de Louis XVI & de la France.

      Imprimerie Royale, Paris 1775 - In-folio ( 385x255 mm ) plein vélin ivoire, titre doré sur pièce de maroquin brun sur dos à 6 nerfs.Mors fendus et recollés, coins émoussés.VIII, 228, LXXIV pages.Orné de 2 grandes planches dépliantes ( Monument à la gloire du Roi et de la France ).ATTENTION : Le frontispice est absent.Terminé par quelques Observations sur les principaux Monumens modernes de la ville de Paris, & plusieurs Projets de décoration & d'utilité publique pour cette Capitale.Titre. Epître. Avertissement. Discours sur les Monumens de tous les âges. ( 1ers âges du monde - Assyrie - Perse - Egyptiens - Jerusalem - Palmyre - Chine - Grèce - Italie - Venise - Espagne - Angleterre - Pays du Nord - Suède - Russie - Prusse - Lithuanie - Transylvanie - Germanie - Pays Helvétique - Saxe - Gaules - France ancienne - france moderne ) Description d'un Projet de Monument à ériger dans une Place publique à la gloire de Louis XVI & de la France. Observations particulières sur les Monumens dde la Capitale de la France. Anciens. Architecture

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        Oeuvres complètes de M. le Cte de Buffon, Intendant du Jardin du Roi, de l'Académie Françoise, de celle des Sciences, etc. [Tomes 1-7 :] Histoire des Animaux Quadrupèdes. [Tomes 8-13 :] Suppléments à l'Histoire des Animaux Quadrupèdes.

      - Paris, De l'Imprimerie Royale, 1775 (T1-7), 1777 (T8-9), 1785 (T10-11), 1789 (T12-13). 13 volumes in-12, reliure de l'époque plein veau blond, dos ornés, tranches marbrées (coiffes légèrement frottées, coiffe supérieure du T3 arrachée, petits manques à 3 coiffes). L'ensemble de l'Histoire des quadrupèdes, complète en 13 tomes. Illustré de 373 planches hors-texte (ou 392 "figures" : dans les 2 derniers tomes uniquement, la numérotation suit le nombre de figures et non le nombre de planches) et d'un tableau dépliant. Complet. Agréable exemplaire malgré quelques accidents de reliure. * 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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        Sur les finances. Ouvrage posthume de Pierre André ******, fils d'un bon laboureur, mis au jour par Mr.*, curé D*.

      Londres 1775 - Royal octavo. Pp. viii, 293. Charming woodcut device to title, end-piece to the Préface, and a large head-piece to the first page. Plus folding engraved grid-map of France, incorporating title within elaborate cartouche, and 4 other folding tables, all printed on deckle-edged rug paper. Hardcover, bound in recent full olive-green calf, gilt-stamped lettering to spine, faint armorial stamp to title. Excellent wide-margined, untrimmed deckle-edged copy, preserved in the original state. Overall in fine condition, crisp folding plates. ~ First edition. Based on a much quoted manuscript note in the Library of Congress' copy ("l'on croit que cette sanglante diatribe des fermiers généraux a été composée, imprimée et répandue sous les auspices du ministère actuel [celui de Turgot & Malesherbes]") the book is often attributed to Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de l'Aulne (1727-1781), controller-general of France under Louis XVI. However, the attribution to Turgot is doubtful if not false. (For that matter see: Quérard: La France littéraire. Paris, Bibliothèque National, Catalogue géneral des livres imprimés; and also: Higgs, H. Bibliography of economics, 6403.) Also the imprint is false, and the book was probably printed in Paris or Amsterdam (see British Library Catalogue entry). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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