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cover of Les comédies de Térence, avec la traduction et les remarques de Madame Dacier. Nouvelle édition, corrigée d'un nombre considérables de fautes, & enrichie des différentes leçons de Mr. Bentlei, de Donat, de Faern, & D'autres. In Three Volumes

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Amsterdam and Leipzig: Chez Arkstée et Merkus, 1747. Three volumes bound in contemporary mottled calf, the backs ornately gilt, marbled end papers, the edges red, ribbon markers. Title pages in red and black, Latin and French on facing pages, title vignettes and headpieces, numerous illustrations including 2 fold-outs. Very Good Plus, light rubbing at corners, slight toning a few pages… Read more
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cover of Satires de Juvenal

Satires de Juvenal

by Dusaulx, M. (Translator)

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Published
1782
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Second Edition
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Paris: Chez M.Lambert et F.J Baudouin, 1782. Handsomely bound in contemporary full calf, the back tooled in gilt and blind tooled, the covers with two rows of tooling in blind bordered by gilt rule, marbled end apers and edges, with the small period bookplate of Hobart which features a cow. The small ticket of Serre, Rue St. Jacques, Paris… Read more
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cover of Satyre Ménippée, de la Vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne, et de la tenue des Etats de Paris. Derniere Edition. Three Volumes

Satyre Ménippée, de la Vertu du Catholicon d'Espagne, et de la tenue des Etats de Paris. Derniere Edition. Three Volumes

by Anonymous

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Published
1752
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Published by chez les héritiers de Matthias Kerner, A Ratisbone, 1752. Complete with all engravings, including 2 fold-out engravings. xxxvi, 464, (4), 522, (38), 920, 596, (34) pp. In contemporary mottled calf, the backs restored at a later date and with fresh gilt titles, a Very Good Plus set, toning at end papers only. Interiors clean and bright. Written in… Read more
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cover of LES IMPERATRICES ROMAINES ou Histoire de la Vie & des Intrigues secretes des Femmes des douze Cesars, de celles des Empereurs Romains, & des Princesses de leur Sang. Three Volumes

LES IMPERATRICES ROMAINES ou Histoire de la Vie & des Intrigues secretes des Femmes des douze Cesars, de celles des Empereurs Romains, & des Princesses de leur Sang. Three Volumes

by SERVIEZ, M. de ( Jacques Roergas )

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Published
1728
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New and Augmented Edition
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Paris: Chez Chalres LeClerc , 1728. The first edition published as Les Femmes des douze Cesars, 1718, in one volume, this new augmented edition published 1728 in three. (14), 455, (6), 444, (8), 404 pp. Armorial bookplates (with coronet) of Lord Northwick with the motto 'Par ternis suppar', pasted over an earlier round bookplate. John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick,… Read more
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cover of Elegies de Tibulle avec des notes et recherches de Mythologie, d'Histoire et de Philosophie suivies des baisers de Jean Second. Three Volumes

Elegies de Tibulle avec des notes et recherches de Mythologie, d'Histoire et de Philosophie suivies des baisers de Jean Second. Three Volumes

by TIBULLUS, [Albius]; MIRABEAU, Honoré-Gabriel Riquetti, comte De

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1795
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First Translated Edition
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Tours and Paris : chez Letourmy and Berry, 1795. "traduction nouvelle, adresse´e du Donjeon de Vincennes, par Mirabeau, l'ai^ne´, a` Sophie Ruffey." No dates, published 1795-96. A portrait of Mirabeau, engraved by Voysard after Borel, frontispiece to volume I; portrait of Sophie, engraved by Elluin after Borel, frontispiece of volume II; engraving by Dupreel after Marillier, frontispiece… Read more
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cover of Abrege Historique des Livres de l'Ancien Testament,. Three Volumes

Abrege Historique des Livres de l'Ancien Testament,. Three Volumes

by Risler, Jeremie; Translated from the German by J. J. Duvernoy

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1799
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First Edition
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Neuveville, Switzerland : De L'Imprimerie de Fred. Reuner , 1799. Three volumes bound in contemporary mottled calf, backs gilt, the book plates of Henry Drummond, Albury Park, Surrey front paste downs. Henry Drummond (1786-1860) was an English author, banker and politician best known as a founder of the Catholic Apostolic Church, also known as the Irvingian Church. The set Very… Read more
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cover of (Russia- Bindings)  Histoire de Pierre III, Empereur de Russie Suivie de L Histoire Secrète des Amours et des Principaux Amans de Catherine II

(Russia- Bindings) Histoire de Pierre III, Empereur de Russie Suivie de L Histoire Secrète des Amours et des Principaux Amans de Catherine II

by LAVEAUX, J.C. Thievault de]

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1799
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Paris: Maison La Briffe, 1799. Fine binding signed Hatchards-Piccadilly, the oldest bookshop in London. Three volumes in modern half polished calf over buckram boards, the backs with two black morocco labels and intricate gilt decorations, tops gilt, marbled end papers, Near Fine, the lightest of edge wear. iv, 360, 360, 312 pp. Half-titles in Vols. II and III. Each volume… Read more
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cover of Manuel pour le Corps de l'Infanterie. Extrait des principales Ordonnances relatives à l'Infanterie Françoise, & le plus journellement en usage, avec un détail historique sur son origine. Par un Officier des Dragons

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Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale , 1780. v, 252, xxvi pp. with three fold-out charts, collated complete,with no gap in paging 23-66 as in later 1781 edition.. Second Edition, 1780, the first edition published 1779. RARE in this edition, last copy at auction 1947 (RBH), OCLC locates 2 copies worldwide, the Morgan Library and Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Bound in contemporary… Read more
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cover of (Erotica) (Four Volumes Bound as One ) Le Parc-Aux-Cerfs Episcopal Ou Les Aphrodites Ecclesiastiques (bound with) Le Tartuffe Libertin (with) La Bulle D'Alexandre VI (with) Les Reclusieres De Venus  (Titles at spine)

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(Paris): No Publisher RARE. No Publisher, No Date, circa 1900. Printed in an edition of 150 copies, 125 copies on papier Verge, 5 on Album Jaune, and 20 on papier de Hollande. This one of the copies on papier Verge. Unnumbered. Contains 4 volumes bound in 1 as follows: I. Le Parc-Aux-Cerfs Episcopal, Histoire Edifiante et Curieuse du Seminaire de… Read more
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cover of Lettres Originales De J. J. Rousseau A Mme. De ......; a` Mme. la mare´chale de Luxembourg; a` Mr. de Malesherbes; a` D'Alembert, etc.

Lettres Originales De J. J. Rousseau A Mme. De ......; a` Mme. la mare´chale de Luxembourg; a` Mr. de Malesherbes; a` D'Alembert, etc.

by Rousseau, J. J.

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Published
1798
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First Edition
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Paris: Charles Pougens, 1798. No date (1798). 206 pp.with 6 pp. score of music of 2 airs: In G minor for fifes --In G major for wind ensemble. Bound in contemporary mottled calf with gilt back, Very Good, somewhat newer pastedowns without the blank end papers, period owner name at half-title and title pages, small rubs at corners, gilt a… Read more
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cover of Histoire secrète de la Cour de Berlin, ou Correspondance D'un Voyageur François, depuis le mois de Juillet 1786 jusqu'au 19 Janvier 1787. Ouvrage Posthume.

Histoire secrète de la Cour de Berlin, ou Correspondance D'un Voyageur François, depuis le mois de Juillet 1786 jusqu'au 19 Janvier 1787. Ouvrage Posthume.

by [MIRABEAU, Gabriel Honoré Riquetti comte de].

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Published
1789
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First Edition
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No Place: No Publisher, 1789. xvii, 318, 376 pp. Collated complete. Two volumes bound in contemporary marbled calf, the backs ruled in gilt with gilt devices, the covers gilt ruled framing delicate gilt floral scrolls, marbled end papers. Very Good, the boards rubbed, scattered light toning. First edition of this scandalous anonymously published book which was condemned to be burned… Read more
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cover of Recueil des Testamens Politiques du Cardinal de Richelieu, du duc de Lorraine, de M. Colbert et de M. de Louvois, divisé en 4 volumes.

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Amsterdam: Zacharie Chatelain,, 1749. Four volumes bound in contemporary calf, the backs with gilt floral decorations, marbled end papers, red edges, bearing the bookplate of M. de Sampigny, lieutenant-general in the Sénéchaussée d'Auvergne. Near Fine, small rubs at corners, the pages clean and bright without even a hint of toning or foxing. A quite lovely set. . First Edition. Calf.… Read more
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cover of (Early American Imprint)  Sermons of Hugh Blair, D.D. F.R.S. Ed. One of the Ministers of the High Church, and Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres in the University, of Edinburgh.  Volume II

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Boston: I. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, 1792. In contemporary marbled calf, red morocco label with gilt lettering back, viii, 9-396 pp. Contains 28 sermons. Volume II only of the 2 volume set. Very Good, a few pages with marginal marks and notations in pencil, moderate toning throughout, boards rubbed, first front end page almost separated. The period ownership signature… Read more
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cover of An Apology for the Bible, in a Series of Letters, Addressed to Thomas Paine, Author of a Book Entitled, The Age of Reason, Part the Second, Being an Investigation of True and of Fabulous Theology

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New York: Printed for T. & J. Swords , 1796. 178 pages, booksellers' advertisement, p. [179], half-title. Small contemporary bookplate of David Goodwin, with his name in ink at title page. additional prior owner name in pencil front end page. Bound in contemporary calf, red label with gilt lettering back, Very Good Minus, joints starting to open at top edges,… Read more
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cover of A Sammelband of Five Pamphlets Concerning Freedom of Speech, Published 1793 - 1800

A Sammelband of Five Pamphlets Concerning Freedom of Speech, Published 1793 - 1800

by Various Authors

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1793
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Philadelphia, New York, and London : Various, 1793. Five works in all, each bound without original wrappers, in order of binding: The Speech of Albert Gallatin, delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States on the first of March, 1798, upon the Foreign Intercourse Bill, 2nd Edition, with an Appendix [Philadelphia, Printed by Richard Folwell, 1798] 48 p.,… Read more
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cover of Tableau de Paris, Nouvelle édition corrigée et Augmentée (4 Volumes Bound in 2)

Tableau de Paris, Nouvelle édition corrigée et Augmentée (4 Volumes Bound in 2)

by Louis-Sebastien)

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Published
1782
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A Amsterdam: No Publisher, 1782. Four volumes bound in two, Tomes I-IV, published Amsterdam, 1782, no publisher, no author. The new and definitive edition of Louis-Sébastien Mercier's masterpiece. The first two volumes were published in 1781 by Samuel Fauche in Neuchâtel without the author's name, and the first complete edition in 12 volumes was published without author's name between 1782… Read more
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cover of Histoire De La Guerre Des Juifs Contre Les Romains.(Two Volumes)

Histoire De La Guerre Des Juifs Contre Les Romains.(Two Volumes)

by Flavius Joseph; D'Andilly, Arnauld

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1703
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New Edition
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Bruxelles, Belgium: Chez Eugene Henry Fricx, 1703. Two volumes bound in late 19th c. quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt back, edges dyed red, marbled end papers. The small label of Paul Revoil (1856-1914) French diplomat and Governor General of Algeria (1901-1903). Very Good Plus, tiny rubs at corners, small prior owner name dated 1735, scattered moderate toning. There are… Read more
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cover of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes

by Gibbon, Edward

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Published
1797
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London: Printed for A. Strahan and T. Caddell, Jun. And W. Davies, in the Strand , 1797. The complete twelve volume set of Gibbon's "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire", the "New Edition", published 1797. With engraved frontispiece and folding map of the Parts of Europe & Asia adjacent to Constantinople, and large folding map of the Western… Read more
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cover of HISTOIRE DES REVOLUTIONS D'ANGLETERRE pour servir de suite à celles du Père d'Orléans. (Two Volumes)

HISTOIRE DES REVOLUTIONS D'ANGLETERRE pour servir de suite à celles du Père d'Orléans. (Two Volumes)

by Turpin, M.

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Published
1786
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First Edition
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Paris: Leclerc, Knapen, Savoye, Cussac, Desenne, 1786. Uncommon. Two volumes bound in contemporary mottled calf, morocco labels and ornate floral gilt backs, marbled end papers, edges dyed red, some leaves printed on blue paper, ribbon markers. Near Fine, small rubs at corners, light soilng at end papers. . . First Edition. Calf. Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾"… Read more
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cover of Quelques Notices pour L'Histoire, et le Récit de mes Périls Depuis le 31 Mai 1793

Quelques Notices pour L'Histoire, et le Récit de mes Périls Depuis le 31 Mai 1793

by Louvet, Jean-Baptiste

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1794
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Paris: J.-B. Louvet, Librarie , 1794. Armorial bookplates of John (?) Robinson, Baronet and Sir Hugh Nicholas Jackson, Bart. ix, 11-296 pages. In fine unsigned contemporary binding of quarter red pebbled morocco over marbled boards, back gilt, matching marbled end papers and edges. Near Fine, small rubs at corners, light soiling. Jean Baptiste Louvet (1760-1797) was a prominent French literary… Read more
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