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        Histoire d'Elisabeth reine d'Angleterre EDITION ORIGINALE

      à Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1786. Fine. Chez l'auteur, à Paris 1786 - 1788, 5 tomes en 5 Vol. in-8 (12x19,8cm), (4) cviij, 4!épp. (2) et (4) 484pp.. et (4) 563pp. (1) et (4) 671pp. et (4) 501pp. (2), reliés. - First edition, illustrated with a portrait of Thomas Wander Werff engraved frontispiece. The five volumes are published from 1786 to 1788 for the last containing the vouchers. Bound in full marbled sheepskin of time. Back smooth decorated with four irons and nets. Part of title and volume number of red morocco. Framing frieze on the dishes. Head cover of Volume 1 torn off. Tail Hat Volume I threadbare in part. Lack head of Volume 4. Tail Hat Volume 3 torn. 6 corners bumped. Together satisafaisant. One can not appreciate this great historical work, well-documented, and very seriously, without taking into account the special characteristics of the offender; which was an early feminist, the first woman in charge of a newspaper editor, politician and writer wife, Louise welcomed Keralio did not choose the emblematic figure of Elizabeth and Essex at random, this monarch in her bearing the same masculine virtues as the strongest sovereigns. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, illustrée d'un portrait de Wander Werff gravé par Thomas au frontispice. Les cinq tomes sont parus de 1786 à 1788 pour le dernier contenant les pièces justificatives. Reliures en pleine basane marbrée d'époque. Dos lisse orné de 4 fers et de filets. Pièce de titre et de tomaison de maroquin rouge. Frise d'encadrement sur les plats. Coiffe de tête du tome 1 arrachée. Coiffe de queue du tome I en partie élimée. Un manque en tête du tome 4.  Coiffe de queue du tome 3 arrachée. 6 coins émoussés. Ensemble satisafaisant. On ne saurait apprécier ce grand ouvrage d'histoire, fort documenté, et très sérieux, sans prendre en compte la personnalité toute particulière de son auteur ; celle qui fut une féministe avant l'heure, première femme responsable d'un journal et rédactrice en chef, politicienne et femme de lettres, Louise félicité de Keralio n'a pas choisi la figure emblématique d'Elisabeth d'Angleterre au hasard, cette monarque portant selon elle les mêmes vertus masculines que les souverains les plus forts.

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        PRIMER FOR THE USE OF THE MOHAWK CHILDREN

      INDIANS. PRIMER FOR THE USE OF THE MOHAWK CHILDREN, To acquire the Spelling and Reading of their own, as well as to get acquainted with the English Tongue. Waerighwaghsawe Iksaongoenwa Tsiwaondad - derighhonny Kaghyadoghsera [by Daniel Claus]. London: C. Buckton 1786. 24mo (5 1/2 x 4"), 98p., original tree calf with gilt rule, joints rubbed, very small insignifcant edge stain on first two blanks and frontis, else VG+ or better, housed in a custom cloth box. First London edition set from the 1781 Montreal edition. Apart from being the only obtainable edition it is also THE FIRST EDITION WITH ILLUSTRATIONS. Only a handful of copies (it is thought fewer than 10) of the Montreal edition survive. That edition comprised approximately 300 copies, 250 of which were burned and caused the printing of this London edition. Illustrated with a wonderful mezzotint frontis by James Peachy depicting Indian students at work in school and with 1 full page wood engraving. The title page and text are printed in both English and Mohawk. Wright (Prayer Books p.33-4) suggests that Paul Sahonwadi, a Mohawk clerk and teacher was the actual author or co-author of the primer. He and Claus had collaborated on the Mohawk Book of Prayer in 1780. This is a rare and fascinating early children's book. Sabin 65548, Field 1074, Church 1216.

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        La vie de Jacques Pierlot Avec tous les détails de son crime de sa dégrad EDITION ORIGINALE

      A Liège: Chez Lemarié, 1786. Fine. Chez Lemarié, A Liège 1786, In 8 (11x17cm), 52pp., relié. - First edition, rare. Frontispiece portrait pierlot with the epitaph, executed 24 February 1786 and 4 unsigned figures depicting the history of degradation and conviction .. Half Sheepskin black mid nineteenth century. Back smooth threads. Two last leaves restored margin with loss of the last letter of each line, now barely visible. Jacques Pierlot, priest, devoted himself to the game of Lotto to borrow a huge amount. He chose to kill the entire household of one of his benefactors, a city councilor. The mother was out, he murdered with an anvil watchmaker 4 people. Bookplate Pierre Roller. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, rare. Un frontispice, portrait de pierlot avec l'épitaphe, exécuté le 24 février 1786 et 4 figures non signées retraçant l'histoire de sa dégradation et de sa condamnation.. Reliure en demi basane noire milieu XIXe. Dos lisse à filets. Deux derniers feuillets restaurés en marge avec perte de la dernière lettre de chaque ligne, à présent peu visible. Jacques Pierlot, prêtre, s'adonna au jeu du Loto jusqu'à s'endetter d'une somme énorme. Il choisit d'assassiner toute la maisonnée d'un de ses bienfaiteurs, un conseiller de la ville. La mère étant sortie, il assassina à l'aide d'une enclume d'horloger 4 personnes. Ex-libris Pierre Roller.

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        Memoria sobre a Cultura das Oliveiras em Portugal offerecida a Sua Alteza Real o Serenissimo Principe do Brasil, tendo sido appresentada a Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa

      Coimbra: Real Officina Typografica da Universidade, 1786. Small quarto, woodcut initial and tailpieces; contemporary mottled calf, spine gilt. A fine copy of the first edition of this comprehensive manual on the cultivation of olive trees.Dalla Bella had earlier published a work on the manufacture of olive oil - Memorias sobre o modo de aperfeiçoar a manufactura do azeite em Portugal (Coimbra, 1784) - and, finding existing agricultural manuals to be unsatisfactory, resolved to write a supplementary work on olive growing. The Memoria discusses the various kinds of olive trees, their propagation, where and how to plant and transplant olive trees, how to prune the trees and perform grafts, watering and fertilizing the trees, and the diseases to which they are subject; on pp. 161-79 is a monthly calendar summarizing what an olive grower needs to do and when. The many footnotes refer to contemporary works in French and Italian on olive growing, as well as to accounts by Roman and Greek authors. A second edition was published at Coimbra, 1818. This first edition is rare, recorded by NUC in just four American libraries; the title is not noted by Cagle in A Matter of Taste.Dalla Bella, a native of Padua, taught experimental physics at the Collegio dos Nobres in Lisbon, and later philosophy at Coimbra, finally retiring to Italy in 1823. Among his other published works is a treatise on lightning rods, Noticias historicas, e praticas acerca do modo de defender os edificios dos estragos dos raios (Lisbon, 1773). Innocêncio, III,288; Simon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica, 430.

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        Manuscript memorandum to Lord Sydney

      5 October, Burton Pynsent, Somerset 1786 - Manuscript note in ink on paper, 102 x 182 mm; in good condition; evidently once mounted in an album. A short memorandum written by the Prime Minister from his private country house to Lord Sydney as Home Secretary. Pitt is returning the 'dispatches to Gibraltar and Algiers which he received by the Post this evening, and has marked some words in the letter? which if Lord Sydney approve of it, he thinks might as well be omitted?'. Pitt's legible hand is difficult to decipher only in his identification of the recipient of the draft letter to which he refers, which may read 'letter to Bey', the title by which the ruler of Algiers was still known at the time.This slight document has an appeal in making the connection between these two men just six weeks after Pitt's government had made the formal decision to send convicts to Botany Bay, to a place that would shortly be named for his Home Secretary.

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        Tableau des Guerres de Frederic le Grand ou Plans Figuresde Vignt-six Batailles renagees,

      Berlin, Unger, 1786. - ou Combats essentiels donnes dans les trois Guerres de Silesie. Avec une explication precise de chaque Bataille. Mit 27 montierten teilkolorierten Karten und montierter Titelkartusche auf 23 Blatt Bütten, 92 Textseiten, geglätteter Kalbsledereinband der Zeit mit reichster Rückenvergoldung, 28 x 21 cm, Vorsätze mit 2 Exlibris und etwas leimschattig, sonst sauber und frisch. Abhandlung über die wichtigsten Schlachten Friedrich des Grossen. Die Karten sind nicht wie üblich auf einem grossen Blatt vereint sondern wurden ausgeschnitten, einzeln auf Bütten montiert und bei den entsprechenden Textstellen eingebunden. Eleganter Einband des ausgehenden 18. Jahrhunderts.

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        MANUSCRIPTS ,MANUSCRITO, SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SOCASTRO SAN PEDRO DE HERBOGO, 1786

      1786 Santiago de Compostela. 1786-1859. 31X22. 234H+50H en blanco. Control funerario. Manuscrito de difuntos por D. Pedro Antonio Diaz de Castro Cura en Castro de Socastro, San Pedro de Herbogo en la parroquia desde su creación en el siglo XVIII hasta mediados siglo XIX. Contiene algun documento oficial. Raríssima Obra. Ref 4.1 Biblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Excelente.

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        1841 ESSAI SUR LES GLACIERS ET SUR LE TERRAIN ERRATIQUE DU BASSIN DU RHONE

      Titolo: "Essai sur les glaciers et sur le terrain erratique du bassin du Rhône" Autore: Jean de Charpentier (Freiberg 1786 ?" Bex 1855) è stato un geologo svizzero naturalizzato tedesco, noto per aver studiato i ghiacciai svizzeri. Epoca: 1841 Editore: Imprimerie et Librairie de Marc Ducloux, Editeur - Lausanne Dimensioni: formato in 8°, 223 mm x 145 mm, copertina rigida editoriale, 363 pagine + 1 cartina ripiegata e 8 litografie fuoritesto Condizioni: segni e mende sui piatti e sul dorso della copertina, internamente in più che buone condizioni, alcune pagine presentano una leggera fioritura e qualche strappetto sui margini che non ne inficiano la qualità. Scritta sul frontespizio con dedica "à Mademoiselle Byon hommage de l'auteur"

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        Mappe-Monde En Deux Hemispheres : où sont Marquées les Decouvertes les plus rencentes et les Routes, des trois Voyages de Cook / Dressée Par M. Brion. Gravé par Jean George Probst Filss, où sont Marquées les Decouvertes les plus rencentes et les Routes, des trois Voyages de Cook; Dressée Par M. Brion. - Gravé par Jean George Probst Fils':.

      - Altkolorierter Kupferstich n. Louis Brion de la Tour b. Johann Georg Probst in Augsburg, 1786, 16,2 x 23,8 (17,8 x 23,8) Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 463 (Johann Georg Probst 1759 - 1809 was map engraver and publisher working for his father Johann Michael the elder. - Continued the family business with his brothers after his father's death.) - Zeigt eine Weltkarte in 2 Hemisphären mit Eintragungen der Reisen von Cook. - Sehr seltene Karte von Johann Georg Probst, von dem nur wenige große Karten gemacht wurden. Very rare map from J.G. Probst. - He made only a few big maps! (Bilder zum Artikel auf meiner Homepage, oder bei Anfrage - pictures on my homepage or after request)

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        Manuscript Letter - Addressed to a Madame Coéls [Von Coels, a family of Prussian nobility] - Written in French and Affixed with Heraldic Red Wax Seal

      Baltimore, USA, 1786. Baltimore, 9 September 1786. Manuscript signed letter written by Countess Zuzana Benyowksy (1750-1815), who was well connected in America and in Europe owing to her husband, and who was then recently widowed by Hungarian Count Maurice Augustus Benyowsky, in which she announces her upcoming departure from America for Europe, where some of her mourning period would be spent in the London home of Portuguese philosopher Jean Hyacinthe de Magellan. Text is in French. 8vo. Double-leaf laid watermarked paper made by S. Lay, with integral address and heraldic red wax seal, measuring approximately 18 x 22 cm. Remnants of earlier repair at folds, otherwise in very good condition. Addressed to a Madame Coéls [Von Coels, a family of Prussian nobility], and dating only five months after her husband's death, Ms. Benyowsky informs her dear friend from Philadelphia of her upcoming departure for Europe, suggests that she would find comfort in her company, and provides a temporary address in London where she would stay for two months, her destination being the residence the Portuguese philosopher Jean Hyacinthe de Magellan, descendant the great 16th century explorer. [Although having loaned the Count a large sum of money for a money-making scheme directly relating to the Madagascar voyage, which could no longer be recovered, Jean Hyacinthe de Magellan, was deeply sympathetic to the Countess' losses. In 1783 Benyowsky had presented him with his Memoirs and Travels (in French). In 1790 Magellan had them published in England.] Countess Susana Benyowksy, née Hönschová (Hensky), the daughter of a butcher, had only recently learned of the death of her husband, Hungarian adventurer Count Maurice Augustus Benyowsky, who was killed in Madagascar on 23 May 1786. A close friend and frequent corresponder with Benjamin Franklin, it was he whom enquired of his whereabouts in early May and he whom subsequently brought the tragic news to her. The Countess was with child when Benyowsky left Baltimore for Madagascar in 1784, such was the reason she stayed behind. According to a letter sent to Benjamin Franklin on 8 March 1786, (held by the American Philosophical Society) the baby girl had perished of illness. Count Benyowsky never knew his daughter. Surely languishing in sorrow, and desirous of being near family, this letter marks her return to Benovský's castle in the Slovak town of Beckovská Vieska, with her other daughters, where she would spend her final years, and where she died in 1825. (Countess Benyowsky did not settle in America as some sources erroneously suggest.) Excerpts from the letter: "... le temps n'a pas répondu à l'amitié que je vous ai voué a Philadelpy, mais vous me férier tort... j'ai voulu sourment attendre la fin de mon ouvrage, pour vous dire mon sort, qui est celui de partir pour l'Europe la semaine prochaine; pourquoi ne puis je pas vous avoir pour ma compagne - je m'en irais encore plus joyeuse pour l'Europe., mais mes désires sont injustes..." "... vous enchantéz en époux et une ville entier... donne souvent de vos nouvelles, je serrais bien exact à vous faire mon sejour, en attendant vous pouvez m'addresser vos letters pour Londres selon l'address ci-joint [Monsieur Hyacinthe de Magellan, No. 12 Nevils Court Fetter Lane, Londre]" "... je part d'icy pour Amsterdam, et de la pour Londre, ou je comte de rester deux mois." End Excerpts. Hungarian Count Maurice Augustus Benyowsky (Moric Benyovzky, Mauritius de Benyowksi, 1746-1786) lived extraordinary adventures in his short years, developing a prosperous alliance with France but ending with an interesting connection to America which cost him his ambitions and his life, ultimately at the hands of the French. In Paris, in 1777 Benyowski had become a close friend of Benjamin Franklin, and also of Polish nobleman Kazimir (Casimir) Pulaski (1748-1779) whom is often called one the two "fathers of the American cavalry'. In 1779 the Benyowkys returned to America and settled in Baltimore. With Benjamin Franklin's assistance, in 1783 he founded an American-British company for business with Madagascar. Unknowingly prophesying his own fate, upon leaving Baltimore in the Intrepid in 1784, Benyowsky had evidently avowed that this would be his final voyage to Madagascar. It has been suggested, in reference to his contract with Messrs. Zollichoft'er and Meissonier who supplied the vessel, that the lucrative business transaction was to supply of slaves to America. Jean Hyacinthe de Magellan was but one of the investors. Count Maurice Augustus Benyowsky (Moric Benyovzky, Mauritius de Benyowksi, 1746-1786) was a military officer in the French, Polish, Austrian and American armies, an explorer, a writer, and a self declared King of eastern Madagascar. In his memoirs he described himself on several occasions as a "Hungarian and Polish nobleman". His lineage was indeed that of nobility, his father, Count Samuel Benyovszky, being heir of the house of Benyovszky, and his mother, Rozália Révay, a baroness from the noble Hungarian Révay family. He is considered a hero in three nations: Hungaria, Slovakia, and Poland. Benyowsky lived extraordinary adventures in his short years, developing a prosperous alliance with France but ending with an interesting connection to America which cost him his ambitions and his life. At only 16 years old he entered the army during in the Seven Years' War (1755-1763). After a short service he deserted his position to settle in Szepes. He was consequently accused of desertion in 1764 and called before a military tribunal, where he was also accused of apostasy for his rebellious attitudes toward the Catholic church. Legal battles over inheritance and property motivate him to flee to Poland in 1767, where the following year he became involved with the Confederation of Bar (Konfederacja Barska), a rebellion movement against Polish king Stanislaw August Poniatowski, who had been installed by Russia. Between 1769 and 1770 he served as a member of the Polish Confederation to fight together with Kazimierz Pulaski for the independence of Poland from Russian rule in Ukraine. He was captured and imprisoned in a camp at Kazan. In 1771, by commandeering a Russian corvette, he effected an escape in company with ninety-six other prisoners. Bound for Europe, they touched at Japan, the Lew-chew group, Formosa, and finally Macao, where he established relationships with a leading French Jesuit Bishop and the head of French Commerce in Canton, among others. In 1771, he was offered protection by the French and brought to France to meet with King Louis XV upon his arrival in 1772. The French government desirous of profiting from his talents, commissioned him to found a colony on Madagascar, which he did. However, Benyowsky's intentions for Madagascar being significantly variant to those of the French Royal Court, the desire of the French ministry being to reduce the island to their authority, not coinciding with the Count?'s plan to maintain the native chiefs' independence, caused great friction. After establishing the settlement of Louisburg, in 1776 Benyovszky was elected by a group of local tribal chiefs as their Ampanjakabe (ruler). He left the island with said title and governing powers, in hopes of entering into a commercial treaty with some European government, if not France, and securing their alliance. To this end, late in 1776 Benyovszky returned to France to make new proposals for the colonization of the island. While in Paris in 1777, he also befriended Benjamin Franklin, and gained pardon from his native country. In 1779 Benyovszky went to America, where he tried to obtain support for a proposal to use Madagascar as a base against the British in aid of the American War of Independence. In 1783, with the help of Benjamin Franklin and J. H. Magellan, Benyovszky entered into a contract with an American-British company for trade with Madagascar. Exasperated and feeling defied by Benyovszky's cooperation with the United States and his successful capture of the French settlement of Foulpointe in 1785, to prevent him from establishing a kingdom, the French Maritime Ministry launched an attack and killed him on 23 May 1786. Benyowsky wrote a book about his adventures, in a work which saw numerous translations, the English published in London 1790 as "Memoirs and Travels of Augustus Count de Benyowsky: Magnate of the Kingdoms of Hungary and Poland, one of the Chiefs of the Confederation of Poland, &c. &c. Consisting of his military operations in Poland, his exile into Kamchatka, his escape and voyage from that Peninsula through the northern Pacific Ocean, Touching at Japan and Formosa, to Canton in China, with an Account of the French Settlement He was Appointed to Form upon the Island of Madagascar. Written by himself. Translated from the Original Manuscript." . Very Good.

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        Tratado de los granos, y modo de molerlos con economía: de la conservación de éstos y de las harinas

      Madrid, Benito Cano, 1786 - 4º menor, [12]+571+[1] p, pasta española algo ajada, bordes rozados, planos alabeados, tejuelo, orla dorada en planos, cortes tintados. Algunas láminas arrugadas. Incluye 3 estados plegados, así como XXIII láminas calcográficas plegadas con diversas ilustraciones de molinos harineros, etc.

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        Studienblatt mit einem Soldaten zu Pferd, Halbfigur nach rechts sowie Kopf eines Soldaten mit Helm, im Dreiviertelprofil nach links.

      - Bleistift, teils aquarelliert, auf Velin, rechts unten Nachlassstempel. 14,5:12,3 cm. Verso an den oberen Ecken Reste von Verklebungen, recto rechts oben Leimspur. Provenienz: Nachlaß Otto Seitz, München. Studie zu einem Gemälde, das vermutlich in Zusammenarbeit mit seinem Vater Albrecht Adam (1786-1862) entstanden ist. Der Pferde- und Schlachtenmaler Franz Adam wurde von seinem Vater Albrecht (1786-1862) ausgebildet. 1829-1830 begleitete er diesen nach Stuttgart, wo er im Auftrag König Wilhelm von Württembergs arbeitete, und 1837 auf die Insel Alsen. Auf Alsen lithographierte er gemeinsam mit seinem Bruder Benno (1812-1892) Pferdestudien seines Vaters. 1848 nahm er als Gehilfe seines Vaters am Feldzug in Oberitalien teil, 1850-1851 gemeinsamer Aufenthalt in Wien und im Auftrag Joseph I. Reise zu den Schlachtenfeldern von Ungarn. 1855-1857 arbeitete er erneut mit seinem Vater und seinem Bruder Benno in Wien. 1859 nahm er am Sardinischen Unabhängigkeitskrieg in Oberitalien teil. Dann ließ er sich in München nieder, wo er weiterhin Mitarbeiter seines Vaters und für diesen auch als Lithograph tätig war. 1867 schuf er mit „Der Rückzug von Solferino" sein erstes Werk, das ihm in der Öffentlichkeit breite Anerkennung einbrachte. Schlachtenbilder vom Deutsch-Französischen Krieg 1870/71 u.a. folgten.

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        LA CANTABRIA. DISERTACIÓN SOBRE EL SITIO Y EXTENSIÓN QUE TUVO EN TIEMPO DE LOS ROMANOS LA REGIÓN DE LOS CÁNTABROS, CON NOTICIAS DE LAS REGIONES CONFINANTES Y DE VARIAS POBLACIONES ANTIGUAS.

      Imp. Lorenzo de San Martín. Madrid, 1786 - . 21 cm. 2 h., 228 pág. Enc. pasta española. * Con un discurso preliminar sobre la provincia Tarraconense. Palau 92715. Libros antiguos anteriores a 1830 español

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        Lettre autographe signée

      - ARAGO François (1786-1853), astronome, physicien et homme politique. L.A.S. adressée au maire de Blois. Paris, 21 juin 1839. 1 p. in-4, suscription au verso, marques postales. À propos du monument commémoratif à Denis PAPIN que la ville de Blois a décidé d¿ériger. Arago s'inscrit dans la première liste des souscripteurs pour la somme de 50 francs, soucieux d¿honorer la mémoire d'un homme de génie « qui déposa dans ses ouvrages il y a déjà un siècle et demi, les germes féconds des machines à vapeur actuellement en usage, qui doit aussi, incontestablement, être considéré comme l'inventeur des bateaux à vapeur. ».

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        Characaturas by Leonardo da Vinci from drawings by Winceslaus Hollar out of the Portland Museum

      [London] : Published as the Act directs Novr. 1. 1786 by John Clarke, N. 291. Strand [1786] - Physical description; [19] leaves : ill., ports. ; 27 cm. (4to). Subjects; Art - Renaissance - Portraits. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, gilt-ruled leather. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 0 Kg. 19 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Caroline (de Lichtfield) par Madame D *** publié par le traducteur de Werther. Tome premier (et second).

      J. Jaques Flick, Bâle 1786 - 16, pp. 384+errata, 333. Rilegatura coeva cartoncino modesto con dorso mancante al tomo I° e mancanze alla parte inferiore del dorso del tomo II°. Marca tipografica e testatina. Timbro di biblioteca e etichetta di appartenenza. Il none delle autrici si ricava, oltre che da ricerche bibliografiche, da un’annotazione a matita del possessore al piatto interno del tomo II.

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        PHARMACOPOEA GENERALIS

      Joannis Antonii Pezzana. Venetiis. 1786. 23X17. Holandesa. 3Vol. 1vol, LVI+112Pág. 2vol, 178Pág, 3vol, 216Pág+1h. Primera Farmacopea denominada General editada en el mundo. La Obra contiene 2 tomos de texto y 1 tomo de Atlas con mas de 600 grabados de plantas y animales. Jacob Reinboldo Spielmann, crecio en una familia de farmaceuticos con su propia farmacia que posteriormente Jacob dirigió, actualmente es la mas antigua de Francia. Coincidio varias veces con Johann Wolfgang Ghoethe. Una autentica Obra de Arte, Raríssima. Ref 16 Biblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Muy bien.

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        AN HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE DISCOVERY OF NEW HOLLAND AND NEW SOUTH WALES Containing an account of the inhabitants, soil, animals, and other Productions of those Countries, and including a particular Description of Botany Bay

      London, John Fielding, in Pater-noster Row, 1786.. Illustrated with a chart of New Holland, New South Wales, Botany Bay, and the New Discovered Islands in the North and South Pacific Ocean, dated by ESTC T136354 from the map. 1786, LACKING THE MAP. Small slim folio, page size: approximately 235 x 185 mm, 9¼ x 7½ inches, trimmed copy, publisher's small device on title page, price one shilling and six-pence at bottom of title page, note to reader about map on reverse of title page, pages: (2), 33, (1) - adverts mentioning books by Captain Cook, rebound in half dark blue morocco over blue cloth sides, gilt title to upper cover, white endpapers, in matching cloth slipcase with morocco round edges of opening. 2 slight creases to title page (paper fault) otherwise a very good clean copy of a very scarce pamphlet, (lacking map as noted). See: The Parsons Collection, Rare Pacific Voyage Books, Horden House, Part 2. first page number 139; David W, Forbes, Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780-1900, page 97, number 115; According to Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, Volume I, page 5, our pamphlet published by Fielding is the first edition, "second edition" being printed on the title page of the second edition, also published by Fielding. The edition published by John Stockdale is the third with the map printed by John Fielding bearing the same date as in the other editions "Novr. 4, 1786". The pamphlet was printed again in 1789 as an appendix to An Authentic Journal of the Expedition under Commodore Phillips to Botany Bay, London, C. Forster, and there attributed to "An Officer". See Wantrup, Australian Rare Books, page 344, No.3, but our pamphlet published by either Stockdale or Fielding is not listed by him. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        PHARMACOPOEA GENERALIS

      Joannis Antonii Pezzana. Venetiis. 1786. 23X17. Holandesa. 3Vol. 1vol, LVI+112Pág. 2vol, 178Pág, 3vol, 216Pág+1h. Primera Farmacopea denominada General editada en el mundo. La Obra contiene 2 tomos de texto y 1 tomo de Atlas con mas de 600 grabados de plantas y animales. Jacob Reinboldo Spielmann, crecio en una familia de farmaceuticos con su propia farmacia que posteriormente Jacob dirigió, actualmente es la mas antigua de Francia. Coincidio varias veces con Johann Wolfgang Ghoethe. Una autentica Obra de Arte, Raríssima. Ref 16 Biblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa dura. Muy bien.

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        Istoria della venerabile Compagnia di Santa Maria della Misericordia della città di Firenze con i capitoli, riforme, e catalogo di tutti i capi di guardia dal suo primo principio [.] da Placido Landini cittadino fiorentino [.].

      - In Firenze, nella stamperia di Pietro Allegrini alla Croce Rossa, 1786, in-4, cartonatura rustica originale, pp. CXXXVI, 87, [1]. Con una tav. incisa in rame all'antiporta e una vignetta - sempre in rame - al front. Seconda edizione, completa nella collazione qui descritta (cfr. descrizione in ICCU). Bell'esemplare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MANUSCRIPTS ,MANUSCRITO, SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, SOCASTRO SAN PEDRO DE HERBOGO, 1786

      1786 Santiago de Compostela. 1786-1859. 31X22. 234H+50H en blanco. Control funerario. Manuscrito de difuntos por D. Pedro Antonio Diaz de Castro Cura en Castro de Socastro, San Pedro de Herbogo en la parroquia desde su creación en el siglo XVIII hasta mediados siglo XIX. Contiene algun documento oficial. Raríssima Obra. Ref 4.1 Biblioteca A.. Encuadernación de tapa blanda. Excelente.

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        Tableau des varietes de la vie humaine.

      the author, Paris 1786 - Early Study of Urban Youth Daignan, Guillaume (1732-1812). Tableau des varietes de la vie humaine. . . . 8vo. xxiii, [1], 389, [1]; [4], 386pp. 5 folding tables. Paris: the author, 1786. 2 vols. 224 x 138 mm. Original pastepaper wrappers, uncut, skillfully rebacked. Light browning, slight foxing & soiling. Very good set. First Edition. Massive and early study of puberty among Europeans, with comparative data including mortality tables. The physician author was especially interested in the plight of urban youth. He concludes his work with tables of life expectancy based on variables of age, constitution, stature, physique, climate and soil, sex, occupation and disease. 10,000 individuals are surveyed with respect to mortality according to sex, age and occupation. INED 1260. Not in Kress or Goldsmiths. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Histoire de Gouberdom Nouvelle Edition (Neuauflage) Premiere Partie (erster Teil)

      Frankreich St Pere 1786 - 1. Band / Teil 123 Seiten gebundene Ausgabe, Ledereinband Originally published in 1741 with the title Histoire de Dom B., portier des Chartreux, this is one of the classic works of erotica of the eighteenth century. Dieses Exemplar ist auf französisch geschrieben, Neuauflage des Originals von 1741 Seiten und Seitenschnitt entsprechend dem Alter nachgedunkelt, Seiten teilweise schlecht geschnitten, Ledereinband dem Alter entsprechend berieben, Ecken auf ca. 0,5 cm angestoßen, Bindung der ersten 2 Seiten leicht gelockert, für das Alter des Buches ges. sehr guter Zustand, einige Abb. enthalten, erste 2 Seiten leicht angeschmutzt. Maße 23 cm x 14 cm 550 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les Bâtimens et les desseins de André Palladio recueillis et illustrés par Octave Bertotti Scamozzi... Seconde edition [with] Les Thermes des Romains

      Vicenza: Rossi & Modena 1785-, 1786. Three volumes, folio, comprising: Les Bâtimens et les desseins, four parts (bound in the first two volumes), each with separate decorated title-pages, portrait frontispiece to the first volume and a total of 208 engraved plates, many folding; Les Thermes, being the third volume of the set, with portrait frontispiece and 25 plates; splendid contemporary uniform quarter calf binding, spines gilt with red and black titling labels; very occasional browning of some plates, one plate with a small repaired tear, otherwise excellent condition. Palladian revival architecture. An important scholarly edition of buildings and projected designs by Andrea Palladio (1508-1580). Edited by Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi (1719-1790), this edition played an important role in the Palladian revival that influenced architects, builders and designers across the world - including Australia and the Americas.Bertotti Scamozzi was the leading Palladian Revival architect working in Italy; he built many prominent houses in and near Vicenza. However 'he is more important as the editor of Palladio's work' (Penguin Dictionary of Architecture). Scamozzi carefully measured many of Palladio's important houses and buildings, many of which were inaccessible to the public. As an accurate record of Palladio's built works, Scamozzi's accomplishment is unparalleled: 'The quality of Scamozzi's work is remarkable, and it is not surprising to find that many of his plates have been used by leading authors on the work of Palladio, to illustrate their monographs' writes architectural historian Quentin Hughes, in his introduction to the 1968 London facsimile.Inspired by classical design, Palladio is among the first architects to design unfortified rural houses. In his immortal Quattro Libri dell' Architettura of 1570, Palladio presents idealised houses and projects which became universal patterns for future generations. By recording Palladio's existing buildings as actually constructed, Scamozzi created an objective record that further enriched the idealised understanding transmitted by Palladio's published works. It is important to reflect upon the inaccessibility of the vast majority of the buildings here illustrated, most were private aristocratic estates and accordingly remained closed to public inspection.For the first time Scamozzi published accurate plans and this information was widely disseminated. The proliferation of Palladian building in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries was in no small part due to these books acting as a catalyst for not just architects, but builders and designers also. The impact was global - the most famous example being Monticello in Virginia built by Thomas Jefferson. However, there are numerous fine colonial Australian examples, including Camden Park, Government House in Parramatta and Panshanger at Longford in Tasmania.Sumptuous and extravagant, Les Bâtimens et les desseins de André Palladio was published in the tradition of Campbell's Vitrivius Britannicus and similar grand folios of the eighteenth century. The quality and number of plates is impressive, and given that many of these buildings have been destroyed or subsequently altered beyond recognition they are of significant historical value. The Basilica in Vicenza is one such example; tragically bombed during the Second World War, it was faithfully restored using Scamozzi's plans and the municipal archives.The third volume in this uniformly bound set is Les Thermes which publishes Palladio's measured plans of Roman baths. Palladio never published these drawings and they remained at his Villa Maser until purchased by Richard Boyle, the third Earl of Burlington. In 1732 Burlington published them in a very small edition for his immediate circle. Scamozzi recognised their importance within the Palladian canon and republished them without alteration. Les Thermes was sold both as a separate volume and as part of the set, as seen in this example.This is a remarkably fine set in beautiful contemporary bindings.

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        BAIREI SHINSHO: A NEW TREATISE ON LEPROSY & SYPHILIS.

      AN EARLY ILLUSTRATED JAPANESE PHYSICANS REFERENCE BOOK [Edo 1786, - Suharaya]. Buff stiched wrs., title slips, 2 vol.set, minor cover discoloration, [33+22] double folded leaveswoodblock printed on hand-made paper, 18 x 26 cm.,couple ofsmall old worm holes, else clean, very good. QUITE R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        LA GERUSALEMME LIBERATA [.] STAMPATA D'ORDINE DI MONSIEUR.

      PARIGI, PRESSO FRANC. AMBR. DIDOT, 1784-1786 - Elegante legatura coeva in piena pelle color avana marmorizzata; ai piatti, riquadro a rotella; dorso liscio decorato con fregi trasversali di filetti e a rotella, alternati a fiorone o a fregio a foggia di mazzo di spighe, recante due tasselli rossi, il superiore con titolo, l'inferiore con numero di tomo; dentelle esterne e interne a rotella, il tutto impresso in oro; tagli dorati. (10) - 333; (4) - 334 pagine numerate, compresi l'occhietto e il frontespizio di ciascun volume, quest'ultimo con arma incisa all'acquaforte del committente, nonchè antiporta inciso all'acquaforte da A. de Saint-Aubin su disegno di Cochin, dirimpetto al primo frontespizio. Testo in lingua italiana, con tre ottave per facciata. 40 bellissime tavole fuori testo, due per ciascuno dei 20 canti del poema, finemente incise all'acquaforte su matrice di rame e protette da velina. Al verso del frontespizio di entrambi i tomi, antico timbro con arma araldica timbrata da tocco del Sacro Romano Impero e affiancata dalle lettere R e K. La rara e magnifica edizione di lusso del poema eroico di Tasso, nella prima impressione con il corredo illustrativo di Cochin, secondo quanto riportano Cohen e De Ricci sarebbe stata impressa in soli 200 esemplari. Committente dell'impresa editoriale fu un membro della casa reale di Francia, il conte di Provenza. Il nobiluomo commissionò al celebre pittore francese C. N. Cochin 82 disegni per le illustrazioni, solo metà dei quali furono tradotti per l'edizione da un'abile gruppo di acquafortisti, fra i quali vi sono A. de Saint-Aubin, J. B. Tilliard, C. L. Lingée e J. L. Delignon. Ciascuna tavola, che riporta un episodio del poema, riporta la citazione dell'ottava illustra e i nomi degli autori. All'inizio del tomo I vi è la lista dei sottoscrittori. Al verso del frontespizio del tomo I, lieve segno di collatura e tracce di antico timbro rosso, non identificabile. Una seconda impressione dell'edizione venne impressa sempre a Parigi, da Didot, in due tomi in-4°, nel 1785-(1786). Esemplare in buono stato conservativo; lievi tracce d'usura al dorso delle legature; interno marginoso e fresco, salvo lieve ossidazione a poche pagine; leggere tracce di collatura al verso del frontespizio del vol. I. 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tableau des varietes de la vie humaine

      Paris: the author, 1786. Early Study of Urban Youth Daignan, Guillaume (1732-1812). Tableau des varietes de la vie humaine. . . . 8vo. xxiii, [1], 389, [1]; [4], 386pp. 5 folding tables. Paris: the author, 1786. 2 vols. 224 x 138 mm. Original pastepaper wrappers, uncut, skillfully rebacked. Light browning, slight foxing & soiling. Very good set. First Edition. Massive and early study of puberty among Europeans, with comparative data including mortality tables. The physician author was especially interested in the plight of urban youth. He concludes his work with tables of life expectancy based on variables of age, constitution, stature, physique, climate and soil, sex, occupation and disease. 10,000 individuals are surveyed with respect to mortality according to sex, age and occupation. INED 1260. Not in Kress or Goldsmiths.

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        Office de la Quinzaine de Pâque, en Latin et en François, Extrait du Breviaire et du Missel de Paris

      Les Libraires Associés, Paris 1786 - First edition of this version of the Office for the two weeks preceding Easter, with portions of the Paris Missal and Breviary, beautifully bound for the duc d'Orleans.Louis Philippe II, duc d'Orléans, better known as Philippe Egalité, was a member of the main cadet branch of the House of Bourbon, and one of the richest men in France. Despite his outspoken support for the revolution (he voted in favour of guillotining his cousin, Louis XVI) he was himself guillotined during the Reign of Terror. His eldest son, Louis Philippe, after a series of adventures and reversals of fortune worthy of a Dumas novel, was crowned King of the French in 1830. He used the Chateau d'Eu as a summer residence, until his abdication in 1848. He spent the rest of his life in exile in England. Provenance: Louis-Philippe II, duc d'Orleans (1747-1793, aka Philippe Egalité); Louis Philippe, king of the French (1773-1850, 'Bibliotheque du Chateau d'Eu' stamp to title) Contemporary French "reliure de deuil" of black morocco, covers stamped in blind with arms of Louis-Philippe, duc d'Orleans (variant of Olivier 2577, fer 7), flat spine in six compartments, titled in gilt in one compartment, the rest with repeat tooling centering on a large cross tool, a.e.g., gilt turn-ins, pink pastepaper endsheets. Fine xxxii, 664 pp., parallel text in Latin and French. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Zirkulare - Patente - Edikte - Verordnungen im Land ob der Enns von 1759 - 1786.

      Wien - Linz: o. Vlg. 1759 - 1786. - Pappbände d. Zt. m. handschr. Rückenschild u. Schließbändern 4°, insges, 396 teils vielseitige Schriftstücke, sowie ein Faltblatt Abbildungen der in Umlauf gebrtachten Bancozettel., 4 Bände, Die einzelnen Zirkulare behandeln hauptsächlich oberösterreichische Belange, darüber hinaus einige auch Belange anderer Kronländer bzw. der ganzen Monarchie. Neben den 396 Zirkularen beinhaltet die Sammlung noch 4 gedruckte Extrakte zu einzelnen Jahren, 12 vierteljährliche Auszüge und 8 handschriftliche Register zu den Jahren 1759/1779, sowie zu den Jahren 180 - 1786. - Jeder der 4 Bände hat auf dem Innendeckel ein Exlibris von Siegmund (Sigismondo) Moll (* 29. November 1758 Thalgau, - 21. Dezember 1826 Villa Lagarina [Trentino]. Moll war in Oberösterreich k. k. Beamter und hat dort diese Sammlung angelegt. Behandelt werden in den Zirkularen alle Bereiche der staatlichen Verwaltung, wie Zoll-, Steuer-, Münz- und Justizwesen, aber auch z. B. Tabak-Patent, über Deserteure, Militärwesen, etc. etc. - Eine Dokumentation der an Reformen überaus reichen Jahrzehnte. - Die Einbände an Ecken und Kanten teils stärker bestoßen, insgesamt jedoch sauber und sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Letters of William Russell, on the doctrine of constructive contempt. With a true copy of the original affidavit, upon which the sheriff of the county of Dublin was attached, and an accurate report of the judgment of the King's Bench in that case

      Dublin: [s.n.] 8vo (20.4 cm, 8"). [iii]?-xl, 155, [1] pp. (lacking half-title).. 1786 Sole edition of this strongly worded epistolary examination of constructive contempt (contempt of court which occurs outside of the court's actual presence) and its role in Sheriff Henry Steevens Reily's case — the disposition of which the author considered an attempt to subvert the rights of free Irish citizens. The dedication to Prime Minister William Pitt makes particular note of the "independent situation of Irish courts" (p. vii). While this work is certainly held in the expectable Irish libraries, it is => little held in British or American libraries. In fact, searches of NUC, ESTC, and WorldCat locate only two copies in the U.S., both in the northeast. Period-style half calf and marbled paper?-covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped title. Half-title lacking; title-page with early inked inscriptions in upper portion (one inked over), lower corners torn away, and edges chipped as next few leaves' are; first dedication page with early 20th-century inscription in inner margin. Pages darkened, especially at edges, and a good many bumped; last four leaves tattered with old repairs to lower corners taking a few letters but not sense, and once-separated final leaf with repairs also to upper and inner margins. A copy with some rough aspects, but one now sound and => a book that's scarce.

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        LA METEOROLOGÍA APLICADA Á LA AGRICULTURA. Memoria premiada por la Sociedad Real de las Ciencias de Montpellier escrita por el Abate D. Josef Toaldo,.Traducida e ilustrada con varias notas por el Capitan Don Vicente Alcalá-Galiano,.

      Segovia 1786 - Materia: Libro antiguo del siglo XVIII sobre la meteorología aplicada a la agricultura. Publicación: Segovia; En la Imprenta de Don Antonio Espinosa, 1786. Descripción fisica: XX páginas incluida portada, 2 hojas, 180 páginas, 12 estados plegados, 45 páginas. Encuadernación plena piel (pasta española) de época con dorados y tejuelo en el lomo. Conservación: Muy buen estado, ligeros puntos de oxido. Encuadernación con pequeñas perdidas. ESS1 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Patmut'iwn Hayots: i skzbane ashkharhi minch'ew ts'am tearn 1784: est awandeloy ayleayl matenagrats'.

      I Venetik : I Tparani Petrosi Vaghvaziants', 1784-1786. - Quarto. Three volumes. I: 803pp.; II: 1060pp.; III: 896, 196pp. I: A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4-Zzzz4, Aaaaa4-Ggggg4, Hhhhh6; II: A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4-Zzzz4, Aaaaa4-Zzzzz4, Aaaaaa4-Qqqqqq4, Rrrrrr6; III: A4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Zzz4, Aaaa4-Zzzz4, Aaaaa4-Vvvvv4, A4-Z4, Aa6. Volume 3 has imprint: I Venetik: I Tparani Hovhannu P'iats'iants'. Contemporary calf. All edges gilt. Illustrated with a map of Armenia in the text (volume I, page 566), and a folding map at the end of volume III, both handcolored in outline. Also, with an engraved plate in volume I facing p. 47.

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        The Pilgrim's Progress. A New [Second] Edition, divided into Chapters. [With] large explanatory and practical Notes. With the Life of the Author: by G. Burder. HANDSOME COPY OF A RARE COVENTRY ISSUE

      2 parts in one vol., 12mo., on laid paper, with an engraved frontispiece and 8 engraved plates, some mild age - staining (rather heavier on frontispiece and some plates), contemporary name on title; strongly and attractively bound in early nineteenth - century half roan, marbled boards tooled in gilt, back with four flat bands elaborately tooled in gilt, second compartment lettered in gilt, red sprinkled edges, a very good, firm copy in well - preserved period binding. With three pages of hymns and single - page publisher's advertisement at rear. L6 has short tear (not affecting text) and neat repair at upper margin. The work is divided into two parts as often. Burder was a Congregationalist minister [sometime active in Coventry] who began life as an engraver but subsequently played an important role in the founding of the RTS. His edition of 'The Pilgrim's Progress' (1786) is the first to be divided into chapters and was frequently reprinted. This is apparently the second Coventry printing; we have a note of an earlier (1790) version issued by Luckman & Suffield. In the earlier issue the pagination is similar but the plates include a frontispiece to each part; here the number of plates remains the same, but all are numbered for inclusion in the first part. Rare. ESTC lists only the 1786 edition.

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        A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World,. Undertaken and Performed by Royal Authority. Containing a New, Authentic, Entertaining, Instructive... Account of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages... and now publishing under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, Esq

      London: Printed for Alex. Hogg, at the Original Kings' Arms, 1784-, 1786. Folio, with 80 engraved maps, plans and views; contemporary full calf boards (repaired at one corner and generally scuffed), rebacked in period style; internally very good. For the curious public at large. A popular and important one volume edition of Cook's Voyages, also included are condensed accounts of Byron, Wallis, Carteret, Anson and Drake.Anderson states that he was "assisted, very materially, by a Principal Officer who sailed in the Resolution... and by other Gentlemen of the Royal Navy", and the work contains some particulars not found in the official account.Anderson modestly observes that "some other Editions of these Works (unnecessarily extended to many large volumes, by loose printing, blank paper, and other artifices, practised by many mercinary persons) would cost the purchaser the enormous sum of upwards of Twenty Guineas; so that the thousands of persons who would wish to peruse the valuable discoveries so partially communicated to the world, and view the astonishing fine copper plates, have hitherto been excluded from gratifying their eager curiosity; This Edition, being published in only Eighty Six-penny Numbers (making, when completed, One Large Handsome Volume in Folio) enables every person, whatever may be his circumstances, to become familiarly acquainted with those extraordinary and important voyages and discoveries... and the obvious intention of the King and Government, that the Improvements and Discoveries... might be communicated to the whole world, will of course be more fully answered".Forbes notes that the book was originally issued in weekly parts and later sold as an entire publication.

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        Collectanea ad Botanicam, Chemiam, et Historiam Naturalem Spectantia, cum figuris. 5 Bände (inkl. Supplement), vollständig.

      Vindobonae [Wien], ex Officina Wappleriana 1786 - Erste Ausgabe. Band 1: 1786. Seiten [1] - 386, Tafeln 1 - 22, alle fein koloriert. Contenta: Minora plumbi spatosa Carinthiaca / Valeriana celtica / Observationes Botanicae / Materia viridis thermarum Carolinarum / Plantae rariores Carinthiacae / Animadversiones in Crantzii stirpes Austriacas. -- Band 2: 1788. Seiten [1] - 374, Tafeln 1 - 18, davon Tafel 2 bis 7 nicht, alle anderen fein koloriert. Contenta: Observationes botanicae in Bohemia, Austria, Styria, Carinthia, Tyroli & Hungaria factae / Phalaenia vitisana / Descriptiones plantarum rariorum ad specimina sicca / Plantae rariores carinthiacae / Animadversiones circa Eudiometriam / Sideroxylum / Cimex Teucrii / Observationes botanicae. -- Band 3: 1789. Seiten [1] - 306, Tafeln 1 - 23, davon Tafel 20 bis 22 nicht, alle anderen fein koloriert. Contenta: Plantae rariores Carinthiacae / Observationes botanicae / Descriptiones plantarum rariorum ad specimina sicca / Entomologica / Convolvuli & Ipomoeae. -- Band 4: 1790. Seiten [1] - 359, Tafeln 1 - 27, alle fein koloriert. Contenta: De Metallis e Terris obtinendis / De Principio inflammabili / Observationes botanicae / Plantae rariores Carinthiacae / Amphibiologica. -- Band 5: Titel: Collectaneorum Supplementum cum figuris coloratis. 1796. Seiten [1] - 171, u. a. mit einem Index Universalis Plantarum in Observationibus (aller 5 Bände der Collectanea und der beiden Bände der Miscellanea austriaca), Tafeln 1 - 16, alle fein koloriert. - Alle 106 Tafeln vorhanden und ausklappbar montiert. -- Ca. 27,5 cm x ca. 22 cm, zusammen ca. 25 cm stark. Allseits Rotschnitt. Kräftige Pappeinbände der Zeit. In Latein. - Stafleu and Cowan, TL 3253. Nissen, Die Botanische Buchillustration 970. Pritzel, Thesaurus Literaturae Botanicae 4370. Sitwell, Great Flower Books 104. - Behandelt zum allergrößten Teil botanische Themen, auch auf den Tafeln. - Die "Collectanea" gelten als Fortsetzung der "Miscellanea Austriaca ad Botanicam, Chemiam, et Historiam Naturalem Spectantia" von Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin, die 1778 in zwei Bänden erschienen sind. Die Einbände berieben und bestoßen, Band 2 und Band 5 am Rücken mit kleineren Fehlstellen. Tafeln mit Pflanzendarstellungen überwiegend von feiner alter Hand mit dem botanischen Namen versehen. Im Index universalis zahlreiche handschriftliche Ergänzungen, sonst keine Einträge. Bis auf einige Vorsätze und Montageblätter der Tafeln nahezu nicht gebräunt und nicht altersfleckig. Die Tafeln nicht gebräunt, sauber und frisch, gelegentlich mit geringen Knickspuren am Rand. Bindung überwiegend gut und fest, an sehr wenigen Stellen ist das Bindematerial sichtbar. Zustand mindestens II (deutsche Schulnotenskala), abgesehen von den Einbänden. Auf Wunsch senden wir Ihnen gerne per E-Mail Fotos des Werkes zu. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Letters of Albanicus to the people of England, on the partiality and injustice of the charges brought against Warren Hastings, Esq., late Governor General of Bengal

      London: Pr. for J. Debrett, 8vo (19.5 cm; 7.5"). [1] f., vii, [1 (blank)], 97, [1 (blank)] pp.. 1786 The Earl of Buchan (1742–1829) writes convincingly in defense of Warren Hastings (1732–1818), the former governor of Bengal, against charges levelled against him by Burke. Buchan was impeached on several charges, others were added in later months, and the trial dragged on from 1787 to 1795, when he was ultimately found not guilty of all charges. What a nightmare! Attributed to the Earl of Buchan by Halkett & Laing (vol. 9 [1962 ed.]). Recent full brown speckled calf, covers gilt-tooled in the Cambridge style. Raised bands on spine accented with gilt beading on bands and defined by gilt rules above and below each band. Title-page printed aslant or trimmed somewhat askew, and with a few small old inkspots; pamphlet otherwise clean, with occasional light instances of foxing.

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        CHIRURGISCH - ANATOMISCHE ABBILDUNGEN  FÜR ÄRZTE UND  WUNDÄRZTE   - ICONES CHIRURGICO - ANATOMICAE IN USUM MEDICORUM ET CHIRURGORUM.  PARS PRIMA ( - PARS TERTIA)

      Legatura coeva in mezza pelle con punte e carta decorata al dorso, autore e titolo in oro su tassello arancione, greche e fregi in oro agli scomparti. Al contropiatto anteriore, ex - libris noveventesco del Prof. Ekbach, nonché timbro di allocazione in una biblioteca. I parte: frontespizio con titolo e, al verso, timbro della VI - 58 pagine numerate (a pag. 44 sono state inserite 4 piccole pagine di altro testo biografico dell'autore), XIX tavole fuori testo incise al tratto o al tratteggio, numerate XIV perché alcune, quelle al tratto, con doppia numerazione, diverse tavole con acquarellature ai grossi vasi sanguigni o al sistema venoso e arterioso rappresentano l'anatomia cranio - facciale . II parte: VI pagine numerate compreso l frontespizio, 76 pagine numerate, XIX tavole fuori testo incise ed acquarellate nei vasi sanguigni e nel sistema venoso e arterioso, di cui 8 ripiegate a doppia pagina longitudinalmente rappresentano l'anatomia ascellare, il braccio e l'interno della cassa toracica. III Parte: Vi pagine numerate compreso il frontespizio, 68 pagine numerate, XXII tavole fuori testo, alcune parzialmente ripiegate, incise e prevalentemente acquarellate ai vasi sanguigni e al sistema venoso e arterioso rappresentano l'anatomia della zona pelvica e quella degli arti inferiori. In totale 60 tavole fuori testo. Prima edizione di un'opera rara, rigorosa scientificamente e di notevole imponenza tipografica per il bell'apparato figurativo. L'autore fu un celebre anatomista tedesco, in epoca giovanile appassionato di speologia tanto che diedero il suo nome a una grotta e all'ursus spelaeus. Come anatomista ebbe grande rilievo, di lui prendono il nome tre strutture anatomiche: La fossa di Rosenmüller o recesso naso - faringeo laterale, La ghiandola di Rosenmüller, la porzione palpebrale della ghiandola lacrimale, l'Organo di Rosenmüller o epooforon. Entrato all'Università di Lipsia nel 1786, ne ricevette il grado di Magister nel 1792. Successivamente studiò a Erlangen e nel 1794 fu nominato Prosector dell'istituto anatomico di Lipsia. Conseguì il dottorato nel 1797, e dal 1802 fino alla sua morte fu attivo come professore di anatomia e chirurgia. Dal 1804 al 1809 ha anche ricoperto la carica di Physicus all'università. Esemplare in discrete condizioni, alcune diffuse fioriture per quanto lievi, alcune carte lievemente ossidate, più marcatamente poche di esse, lievi abrasioni al dorso e al piatto posteriore della legatura. Complessivamente ancora un buon esemplare.

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        PORTRÄTWERK. - Portraits des grands hommes, femmes illustres, et sujets mémorables de France.

      Blin, (1786-1791)., Paris, - 2 Bde. 31 x 24 cm. Mit 1 gestoch. Titel in Sepiadruck, 1 gestoch. Widmung und 192 farb. gedruckten Kupfertafeln. Cohen/R. 951f; Fürstenberg 120; Graesse V, 420; Pingrenon 121; Sander 1832. - In 50 Lieferungen erschienene Sammlung von Farbstichen zu Persönlichkeiten der französischen Geschichte von König Chlodwig bis zu Ludwig XVI. Viele der Tafeln mit etwa halbseitigen Porträts im Oval, jeweils gefolgt von einer bedeutenden Szene aus dem Leben der Dargestellten, ebenfalls halbseitig aber rechteckig, darunter gestochener Text. Vollständig mit 192 Tafeln auf dem deutschen Markt sehr selten zu finden. - Dargestellt sind u.a. Karl d.Gr., W.v. Löwendahl, B. le Bovier de Fontenelle, M. Mazarin, F.-H. de Montmorency-Bouteville, J.B. Colbert, R. Descartes, J. Bart, H. und F. de Lorraine, A. de Fabert, A. du Plessis Richelieu, M. de Valois, M. de Anjou, Jeanne d'Arc, J. de Navarre uvm. Die Vorzeichnungen für die Farbstiche fertigten Desfontaines und vor allem Antoine Francois Sergent-Marceau (Thieme-Becker, Bd. XXX, S.512: Sergents "Hauptwerk"!) Zu den Stechern gehört neben Morret, Ridé u.a. auch Sergents Ehefrau, Marie Jeanne Champion de Cernel. Die Blätter sind häufig datiert, von 1786 bis 1792. Alle weisen in den Rändern die Einstichmarken für den Passer auf, denn beim wiederholten Druck mit den verschiedenen Farben mußte jedes einzelne Blatt immer wieder genau eingepaßt werden. Dieser wiederholte Druck führte zu den gut sichtbaren, vertieften Plattenrändern. - Ebd. etwas berieben. Die prachtvollen, farbfrischen Tafeln in den Rändern teils etwas stockfleckig. - Ausgesprochen aufwendig und dekorativ gebunden! Rotes Chagrin-Leder des 19. Jhdts. mit Goldschnitt und reicher Rücken-, Deckel-, Steh- und Innenkantenvergold. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        An Explanation of the Case relating to the Capture of St. Eustatius.

      London: For J. Stockdale, 1786. - Second edition, first published in 1783. This slim volume recounts the case against Admiral Sir George Rodney and General John Vaughan, who were accused of privateering after the capture of the island of Sint Eustatius during the Revolutionary War. In the late 18th century, St. Eustatius, a Dutch-controlled island in the West Indies, served as a crucial entrepot for supplying the Continental Army with gunpowder and other supplies. A British blockade had made it difficult to transport supplies directly across the Atlantic Ocean to the American colonies, so various Caribbean islands, including Martinique, discreetly traded supplies to the revolutionaries. In 1776, St. Eustatius became the first foreign port to salute the flag of the United States, firing eleven guns in response to the thirteen fired by American brig 'Andrew Doria.' The ship had been sent to purchase supplies as well as to present the Dutch governor of the island a copy of the Declaration of Independence. This friendly relationship with the thirteen colonies made St. Eustatius a target for the British navy, who blamed the trade between them for Britain's failure to quickly win the war. On January 30, 1781, Admiral Sir George Rodney set out with 30,000 British troops to capture the island of St. Eustatius and put an end to trade with the colonies. Rather than launching an immediate assault, Rodney sent word to Governor Johannes de Graaff asking for a peaceful surrender. De Graaff agreed and by the next day the nearby islands of St. Maarten and Saba had also surrendered to the British troops. Rodney and General John Vaughan had signed an agreement whereby all confiscated goods would go to the British Crown, and they in turn expected to receive a significant percentage upon their arrival in England. Rather than delegating the task of appraising the plunder, Rodney and Vaughan did it themselves, holding a public auction of the seized goods, including naval and military stores, open to buyers of any nationality. This included the French and the Americans, who were able to purchase goods from the British for about half the price they would have paid had they bought them from the Dutch. When the British caught wind of this, Rodney and Vaughan were charged with privateering. Additionally, St. Eustatius at the time was a vibrant, multicultural community that included African slaves, British citizens, American loyalists, and a significant Jewish community. "The Jews suffered the harshest treatment even though some of them were British. The Jewish community at St. Eustatius was made up of some 350 Sephardic and Ashkenazim members. With the support of their brethren in Curacao and Amsterdam, they had built a synagogue, which they called Honen Dalim, meaning 'the one who is merciful to the poor,' of which there are still remains in St. Eustatius "The conquest of St. Eustatius was 'a day of desolation to the community at large & Jews in particular.' The Jews shared in the common 'Loss of their Merchandise, their Bills, their Houses, Clothes, [and] Provisions' but they alone suffered the separation of families and the banishment of their men who were not even told the destination of their exile. They 'petitioned, intreated, implored, [and] remonstrated against so hard a sentence, but in vain.' They were not allowed to keep their personal possessions, in contrast to the Americans, Dutch, and French. Those found withholding petty cash were set apart for punishment. The 101 adult male Jews were assembled under guard and had the linings of their pockets ripped open and their 'cloaths torn in pieces to search for concealed money' before thirty of them were 'hurried off the island, destitute of everything, to solicit the cold charity of Antigua, and St. Kitts.' The rest were locked in a weighing house for three days; they were released just in time to witness the auction of their belongings" (O'Shaughnessy, "An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean," pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Histoire d'Elisabeth, reine d'Angleterre

      First edition, illustrated with a portrait of Thomas Wander Werff engraved frontispiece. The five volumes are published from 1786 to 1788 for the last containing the vouchers.Bound in full marbled sheepskin of time. Back smooth decorated with four irons and nets. Part of title and volume number of red morocco. Framing frieze on the dishes. Head cover of Volume 1 torn off. Tail Hat Volume I threadbare in part. Lack head of Volume 4. Tail Hat Volume 3 torn. 6 corners bumped. Together satisafaisant.One can not appreciate this great historical work, well-documented, and very seriously, without taking into account the special characteristics of the offender; which was an early feminist, the first woman in charge of a newspaper editor, politician and writer wife, Louise welcomed Keralio did not choose the emblematic figure of Elizabeth and Essex at random, this monarch in her bearing the same masculine virtues as the strongest sovereigns. Chez l'auteur A Paris 1786 - 1788 5 tomes en 5 Vol. in-8 (12x19,8cm) (4) cviij, 4!épp. (2) et (4) 484pp.. et (4) 563pp. (1) et (4) 671pp. et (4) 501pp. (2) reliés

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

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

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        The Trials of George Robert Fitzgerald, Esq. . . . and Others; for the Murder of Pat. Ran. M'Donnell, and Charles Hipson . . . Also, The Trial of John Gallagher and Others, for an Assault on Geo. Rob. Fitzgerald [etc.]. Second Edition. O'Higgins 4.147.b&c

      Dublin: Printed by P. Byrne, 108, Grafton-Street, 1786. Contemporary calf, rubbed, the joints cracking and tender but holding, else attractive; with the armorial bookplate of Viscount Bulkeley dated 1785 The final episode in the life of a county Mayo scion "noted for his gallantry, his recklessness, and his duels", who abducted his brother, was betrayed by his father, left for dead in a prison attack, and here tried for murder for which he was hanged

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